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The Ocala evening star
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Ocala Evening Star
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Evening star
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Ocala, Fla.
Ocala Fla
Porter & Harding
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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.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
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 Thursday, except probably show showers
ers showers extreme south portion.
VOL. 25, NO. 219

. IlEnf All TROOPS

Submarined Two Hundred
Miles Out at Sea


Bomb from a Destroyer Pro
bably Finished the U-Boat

London, Sept. 11. A troop ship
with 2800 Americans on board has
been torpedoed. All hands were sav saved.
ed. saved. The ship was Reached in order to
save time. The men clambered down
ropes to the destroyers which swarm swarmed
ed swarmed around the stricken vessel. The
destroyers came close alongside, their
operation being facilitated by the fact
that the sea was not rough. The troop
ship was member of a large convoy
approaching the English coast and
was torpedoed 200 miles from shore
at 3 o'clock Friday afternoon.
Several soldiers said they saw the
submarine, lifted clear out of the wa water
ter water after tne depth bomb exploded,
and then disappeared. The troop
ship was lagging behind the rest of
the convoy on account of engine trou trouble.
ble. trouble. CASUALTY LJST
The following- casualties are re reported
ported reported by the commanding general of
the American Expeditionary Forces:
Killed in action 172
Missing in action 112
Wounded severely 236
Died of wounds 72
Died from airplane accident 1
Died of disease 12
Wounded, degree undetermined.. 36
Total 642
Following are the Florida names
on the list:
Sergeant Augustus T. Johnson,
Pensacola; wounded severely.
Private William Turner, Stuart;
wounded severely.
Private Geo. A. O'Neal, Pensacola;
wounded severely.
Private Archie McNeil, Laurel
Hill; missing in action.
Private Taylor C. Scott, Braden Braden-town;
town; Braden-town; missing in action.
Private William H. Smith, Arcadia;
missing in action.
Private Robert L. Guinn, Newber Newberry;
ry; Newberry; wounded, degree undetermined.
Private Glenn B. Gallagher, Mi Miami;
ami; Miami; wounded severely.
Private Peter Mickler, Arcadia;
wounded severely.
Killed in action 8
Died of wounds 5
Died'of disease 1
Wounded in action, severely..... 4
Wounded, degree undetermined 5
Wounded, slightly 1
Total 24
Summary of Casualties to Date
Deaths 37
Wounded 63
Missing .. 1
Enlisted men:
Deaths 904
Wounded 1914
In hands of enemy 10
Missing 134
' Total .. .., 3063
The pride of the Court Pharmacy is
its prescription department. Every
prescription is carefully compounded
as ordered by your physician NO
SUBSTrrUTION allowed. Phone 284.

Thursday, September Twelfth, has Been Set By President Wilson as Registration Day. ; On
.hat-Day Every Man from Eighteen to Forty-Five Years of Age, Not Previously Registered,
Must Register in His Voting Precinct. Be Prompt and Patriotic and Save Yourself and
Your Government Trouble.


Ocala, Kla.Sept. 3, 1918.
The board met at 10 o'clock with
all members present.
It was ordered that notice of the
election for compulsory cattle dip dipping
ping dipping and tick eradication to be held
in connection with the general elec election
tion election in November, be published this
week and each week until the election
is held.
Under the provision of Chapter
7292 of the Laws of Florida, thirteen
officers and 69 privates, who have as associated
sociated associated themselves together for the
purpose of forming a guard company
to be known as "Marion County
Guards," submitting, a list of the
names of persons enrolled as privates
and of the names of persons selected
to be officers, made application to the
board for approval and organization
according to law. Application of the
guard company was approved and it
was ordered that the organization be
perfected in accordance with Section
1 of Chapter -7292 of the Laws of
Mr. A. M. Bullard, bridge tender,
came before the board and stated that
his absence from the bridge at the
time the government inspector want wanted
ed wanted to pass through was due to the
fact that he had to come to Ocala for
provisions and that he could not get
any one to take his place. He stated
that he would not let it occur again.
Commissioner Fort explained that J.
H. Fort, bridge tender, had advised
him that he had left a negro in charge
of his bridge on that day and that
the negro had gone away and left the
bridge before he returned.
Mr. S. T. Sistrunk, representing J.
L. Miller, filed protest against the
granting of road as petitioned for by
A. Cuthill et als, from the Martel
road to the Dunnellon hard road. Mr.
Cuthill and others were present and
explained the necessity and advant advantages
ages advantages of the road. It was agreed that
the board as a whole visit the pro proposed
posed proposed road on Oct. 7th.
Postmaster R. F. Rogers appeared
before the board complaining that the
condition of a portion of the road
over which rural route B operates
was almost impassable. Commission Commissioner
er Commissioner Baskin stated that he would send
a road crew to work at that point the
following week.
Postmaster Rogers in behalf of the
residents living along a rural mail
route from Silver Springs to Griner
Farm school house, presented peti petition
tion petition signed by W. O. Carpenter and
others, asking that said road be open opened
ed opened up as a public road. P. T. Wilson,
E. E. Perkins and J. F. Luff man were
appointed a commission to view and
mark out said road.
Pension claim of George R. Smith
was approved.
Pension claim of Mrs. Ella A.
Crumptqn was approved.
Certificate of residence of Thurlow
L. Sherouse was approved entitling
him to fre admission to the Florida
school for the deaf and blind.
Tax Collector W. W. Stripling pre presented
sented presented list of errors, insolvencies and
double assessments. Commissioner
Luffman and Tax Assessor Alfred



Washington, Sept. 11. Fuel Ad Administrator
ministrator Administrator Garfield informed the
Senate today tha unless conserva conservation
tion conservation steps were immediately taken
there would be a deficit of approxi approximately
mately approximately one million barrels-of gaso gasoline
line gasoline at the end of the year. Mr. Gar Garfield
field Garfield estimates that there is only
about one months' supply of gasoline
on hand.
Today's Election Will Decide Whether
Georgia is Pro-American or
(Associated Press)
Atlanta, Sept. 11. Clear, bright
weather encouraged the prediction
for a heavy vote in the Georgia pri pri-marq
marq pri-marq election today. t Chief interest
centers in the senatorial race, where
the present incumbent, Hardwick, is
opposed by Wm. J. Harris, former
chairman of the Federal Trade Com
mission, who is supported by Presi
dent Wilson, former Congressman
William Schley Howard, John R.
Cooper of Macon and former State
Senator Shaw. Congressional and
state office nominees also are to b&
Columbia, S. C, Sept. 11. Belated
returns from yesterday's second pri primary
mary primary election served to increase the
majority of Wm. P. Pollock over At Attorney
torney Attorney General Thos. P. Peoples, his
opponent, for the short term in the
United States Senate. The governor
is expected to order a general elec election
tion election for October 1st. Congressman
Nichols is leading in the Fourth dis district.
trict. district. Ayer checked the list of errors and
doubles and the clerk was directed to
draw warrant favor of the tax asses assessor
sor assessor for $519.72 to cover balance due
him as commissions of the 1917 book.
Tax Collector W. W. Stripling and
the chairman were appointed to select
and purchase an adding machine for
use in the tax collector's office.
Bid of W. J. Waters to do the car carpenter
penter carpenter work on the approaches to the
Withlacoochee river bridge at Dun Dunnellon
nellon Dunnellon for $229.36 was accepted.
The clerk was directed to request
the comptroller's approval of the fol following
lowing following transfer of funds in the gen general
eral general fund:
From per diem and mileage
of commissioners to contin contingencies
gencies contingencies $200.00
From supervisor of registra- -tion
to contingencies 50.00
From lights, fuel and water to
contingencies 200.00
From allowance to paupers to
contingencies-- 50.00
From advertising required
by law to contingencies 100.00
From conimissions to tax as assessor
sessor assessor to contingencies 150.00
From commissions to tax col collector
lector collector to contingencies 100.00
From coroner's inquest to lu lunacy
nacy lunacy inquiries 50.00
The clerk was directed to request
the comptroller's approval of the fol following
lowing following transfer of funds in the road
fund, to-wit
From salary of overseer ac account
count account to free labor account. $200.00
From road inspection by other
persons to free labor account 50.00
From cost of material to free
labor 150.00
From dynamite, fuses, etc., to
free labor 50.00
From live stock, costs, etc., to
free labor 600.00





Beaneaters Took the World's Series
Away from Chicago's
Baby Bruins
(Associated Press)
Boston, Sept. 11. The dispute over
the players' share of the receipts
overshadowed interest in arrange arrangements
ments arrangements for today's World Series game,
with the series standing three to two
in favor of the Red Sox. The play players
ers players have asked for another confer conference
ence conference with the national commission
this afternoon. The crux of the trou troubles
bles troubles is the small attendance both in
Chicago and here.
"We'll play a game today and one
tomorrow, if necessary," said Hooper
of the Red Sox, after he had reported
back to the players that an adjust adjustment
ment adjustment would be reached. A chilling
wind swept the field at 2 o'clock.
Chicago: Tyler and Killifer.
. Boston: Mays and Schang.
Hildebrand at plate; Klem, Owens
and O'Day.
Chicago, 0; Boston, 0.
Chicago, 0; Boston, 0.
Chicago, 0; Boston, 2.
Chicago, 1; Boston, 0.
Chicago, 0; Boston, 0.
Chicago, 0; Boston, 0.
Chicago, 0; Boston, 0.
Chicago, 0; Boston, 0.
Chicago, 0; Botson, x.
Runs Hits Errors
Boston 2 5 0
Chicago 1 3 2
From pay of convicts to free
labor 250.00
From hire of convicts to free
labor 500.00
From paint and repair of
bridges to free labor 200.00
From contingencies account to
free labor account 500.00
From feeding convicts to .tools
and machinery account 200.00
From feeding convicts to gas-
, oline and oil account 100.00
f rom contingencies account to
bridge tenders and ferrymen 85.00
It was ordered that $1500 bo
transferred from the fine and for forfeiture
feiture forfeiture fund to the road fund and
the clerk was directed to request au authority
thority authority of the comptroller for trans transfer,
fer, transfer, said transfer to come from the
following sub-heads: $200 from sher sheriff's
iff's sheriff's cost bills; $200 from constable's
ost bills; $50. from county judge's
cost bills; $50 from justice of the
peace cost bills; $300 from witness
fees; $300 from feeding prisoners;
$100 from pay of jurors, and $200
from contingencies, and the same to
be placed in the contingencies ac account
count account in road fund.
Adjourned until 9 a. m. Sept. 4th.
Sept. 4th the commissioners met
pursuant to adjournment, all mem members
bers members being present.
Fine and forfeiture warrants Nos.



Awful Slaughter Meets
Counter Attacks

London, Sept. 11. An official re
port from General Haig's headquar
ters states that during the night the
British line was advanced slightly in
the region of Vermand and northwest
of St. Quentin. A German counter counterattack
attack counterattack in the region of Ecourt St.
Quentin was repulsed in stiff fight
ing. There has been sharp fighting
also at Couzecourt. The Germans
were beaten off except at one point,
where British posts remained in the
enemy's possession.
Paris, Sept. 11. (By the Havas
Agency.) The village of Travecy,
near the southern end of the main
Hindenburg line, has been captured
by the French, according to reports
received here. If the French can hold
this town the important enemy posi position
tion position at LaFere, two miles south of
Travecy, will be virtually outflanked.
With the British Army in France,
Sept. 11. (By the Associated Press)
The British today gained a footing
in Peiziere and Emppy, on the rail railroad
road railroad between Roisel and Marcoing.
With the American Forces on the
Aisne Front, Tuesday, Sept. 10, (By
Reuters' Agency) The Germans last
evening were still attacking on the
Mont Bogue plateau with desperate
determination. The losses of the en enemy'
emy' enemy' for the last three days must
have been appalling.
Amsterdam, Sept. 11. A German
regiment, the Twenty-fifth, mutinied
at Cologne August 31st, according to
the Telegraf.
Vienna, Sept. 11. In the Aselone
sector on the Austro-Italian front,
where Italian troops penetrated the
Austro-Hungarian lines, the situation
was restored yesterday by an Aus Austrian
trian Austrian counter-attack, it is officially
6032, 6033. 6034 and 6035 were can cancelled.
celled. cancelled. S. T. Sistrunk filed counter petition
signed by William" Gillis et als,
against the petition of A. Cuthill et
als, for road. It was ordered that the
said counter petition be filed with
petition of A. Cuthill et als.
Following resolution was adopted
by the board, to-wit:
"Whereas, the U. S. government
has delegated to the National High Highway
way Highway Association the supervision dur during
ing during the war period of all road and
street construction and improvements
throughout the United States, the
National Highway Council has an announced
nounced announced through the press that it will
assume its duties on Sept. 10th, and
will not allow the construction of any
new roads or streets unless they ar
of military value, will not allow the
reconstruction oi any roaas or streets
only in very urgent cases, but will al allow
low allow necessary maintenance as far as
possible of established roads and
"The purpose of this order is to
conserve labor and materials, all of
which the government is sorely in
need of in order to prosecute the war
to a successful and quick termination.
The board of county commissioners


Petrograd Reported Given Up to
Rioters and On Fire in a
Dozen Places
(Associated Press)
Washington, Sept. 11- Work was
reecived today from European sources
that reports received there said Pet Petrograd
rograd Petrograd was in flames in many places,
and that indiscriminate slaughter of
citizens, pillaging and rioting was
taking place in all parts of the city.
BERY ROBBERY Washington, Sept. 11. A dispatch
from the American legation at Chris Chris-tiania
tiania Chris-tiania today said that reliable infor information
mation information had been received there that
Petrograd was burning in twelve
different places. There is an indis
criminate massacre of people in the
streets. Secretary Lansing said the
message didn't indicate whether the
massacre was organized or merely
the result of a general state of an anarchy.
archy. anarchy. TEMPLE ATTRACTIONS
Today: "Fighting in France,"
a great six-reel feature, taken by
order of the French general staff and
loaned by the Freach government to
the New York World for production
in the United States and Canada. It
will also apepar tomorrow.
Friday: Pauline Frederick in "Her
Final Reckoning." Pathe News.
Saturday: Official war pictures.
Eileen Percy and Franklyn Farnum
in "The Eempty Cab."
Monday: Emmy Wehlen in "The
House of Gold."
Tuesday: Madge Kennedy in "The
Service Star."
hereby gives notice to the citizens
throughout the county that in order
to help carry out the above, that we
will not entertain any application for
establishing or opening up or hard
surfacing of any new roads during
the period of the war, but will en
deavor to the best of our ability, as
far as practical, to maintain the
roads that are already established.
We believe that the people of Marion
county as a whole, who have been so
patriotic and have submitted so
cheerfully to all other war measures,
will not dissent and will lend their
assistance to the board in carrying
out this, another war measure.
Certificate of residence of Henry
Brown was approved entitling him to
free admission to the Florida school
for the deaf and blind.
The board directed that $3 per
month for three months and $4 for
one month be deducted out of the sal salary
ary salary of A. M. Bullard to cover hospi hospital
tal hospital charges.
J. B. Strickland was appointed fer ferryman
ryman ferryman at Eureka.
Road warrants Nos. 4172, 7380 and
7381 were cancelled.
It was ordered that we advertise
(Concluded on Fourth Page)





Pnbllnhed Ever Day Except Sunday by

II. It. Carroll, Preldeiit
P. V. Leave ncrooil, Secretary -Treaurer
J. II. IJenjamlo, Editor
Kn-tered at Ocala, Fla., -vostofflce as
second-class matter.
BnMlneN Office Five-One
Editorial Department .....Two-Seven
Soelety Editor Five. Double-One
The Associated Press Is exclusively
entitled for the use tor re-publication of
all news dispatches credited to It or
iyt otherwise credited in thl3 paper
and also the local news published
herein. All rights of republication of
special dispatches herein are aUo re re-nerved.
nerved. re-nerved. t
Display t F"late 10c. per inch for con consecutive
secutive consecutive insertions. Alternate inser insertions
tions insertions 25 per cent. additional. Comspoai Comspoai-llon
llon Comspoai-llon charged on ads. that run les3 than
s,k times 5c. per inch. Special position
20 per cent, additional. Rates based on
4-inch minimum. Less than four inches
will take higher rate, which will be
furnished on application.
Heading .Not teen : 5c. per line for first
insertion; 3c. per line for each subse subse-ffuent
ffuent subse-ffuent Insertion. One change a week
allowed on readers without extra com com-oositior
oositior com-oositior charges.
Liegal advertisements at legal rates.
Electros must be mounted, or charge
will be made for mounting.
One year, in advance $5.00
Six months, in advance ,2.50
Three months, in advance 1.25
One month, in advance 50
One year," In advance J8.00
Six months, in advance 4.25
J"hree months, in advance.. 2.25
One month, In advance. .80
Up to September 1st, Marion coun county
ty county had bought $124,260.75 worth of
war savings stamps.
The Star is reliably informed that
Park Trammell is considering resign resigning
ing resigning his seat in the Senate and going
into the army.
The most prosperous class in Am America
erica America today is the working class. It
should buy Liberty bonds and war
stamps. High wages are not going
to last forever.
Wall street precedent was shatter shattered
ed shattered Tuesday by the announcement
that Miss Lillian G. Jones had been
appointed cashier of the Bank of
Cuba, the New York branch of the
Cuban National Bank, replacing a
drafted man. She is New York's first
woman cashier of a bank.
The republicans won a general vic victory
tory victory in the state biennial election in
Maine Tuesday. U. S. Senator Fer Fer-nald,
nald, Fer-nald, Congressmen Goodall White,
Peters and Hersey, and Governor
Milliken were re-elected over their
democratic opponents, and in addi addition,
tion, addition, the republicans made notable
gains in both branches of the legisla legislature
ture legislature and among the sheriffs and coun county
ty county attorneys.
Seems to the Star that it is time
for the prohibitionists of Florida to
turn in and do some work in favor of
the prohibition amendment to be
voted on in November if they expect
to see it adopted. They seem to take
it for granted that a majority of the
people will vote for it and are doing
little or no work. They may find
themselves badly mistaken. It being
an off year and all the nominees safe,
a great many people are going to
stay saway from the polls, and the
people who do stay away will mostly
be those who would vote dry. The
liquor people are not making any
noise, but they are working and will
poll very nearly their full vote. The
prohibitionists had better go to work
and work hard, else they may wake
up the morning after election to find
that the .amendment has been lost.
The board of trade will meet Fri Friday
day Friday night. The secretary has been
working hard to drum up a good at attendance
tendance attendance and we hope his efforts will
be at least partly successful. There
may not be much the board can do
but there is much it should try to do.
One thing is, that it should make an
attempt to induce a number of vis vis-.
. vis-. itors to come to Ocala during the
winter. Ocala is better prepared to
entertain people of the home-seeking
class than the average town. For
one thing, a good many of our people
have gone away for the duration of
the war, leaving a number of houses
and apartments that they would
doubtless be willing to rent on com
paratively low terms. These with our
hotels could easily accommodate at
least a thousand people, and the
board should try to induce them to
come here. Ocala is a good place for
the quiet, home-liking northerner
vWho desires to find a refuge from the
severe cold. It will be well supplied
with fresh meat, vegetables and fruit
at reasonable prices, and there is
plenty of attraction in the town and
counrty around it for visitors. We
ourselves, living here, do not realize
how pretty our town, how lovely our
country, is. There are thousands of
families all over the north who would
feel like they were in paradise if they
left their snow and ice for our balmy'
weatner, our evergreen woods and
ever-blooming flowers. Let the board
take council and see what it can do
to make the advantages and attrac attractions
tions attractions of Ocala and Marion county
known to people who may have to
seek homes in the south this winter.



Ocala, Fla., September 11th, 1918
(Corrected Weekly by" Authority of the U. S. Food Administration)
Retailer Pays Consumer Pays
Wheat Flour $12.10 to $13.55 80c to 90c for
per bbl. of 16 12 12 lb. sck or 7c
lb sacks lb less than mill
Rye Flour $12 to $13.90 per 80c to 90c for 12
bbl. of 16 12 lb lb sack or 7c
sacks lb in less than
mill packages
Corn Flour 6.18 to 6V2 per lb 7 to 8c. per lb
Corn Meal, Old Fashioned 4.70 to 5c lb 5 to Cc per lb
Corn Meal, Cream or Pearl ........5.50 to 6.40c lb 66 to 8c per lb
Corn Grits or Hominy -.5.C0 to 6.45c lb 6 to 8c per lb
Rolled Oats, bulk 6.20 to 6.75c lb 8 to 9c per lb
Barley Flour G&c lb 8 to 8&c per lb
Rolled Oats, in H4 lb. pkgs ...11 to llic a pkg 14 to 15c a pkg
Rice Flour 9iic to 10c lb 11c to 12 c per lb
Edible Starch, bulk 6V2c lb 8 to 8c per lb
Edible Starch, in 1 lb. pkgs. 10 to 11c a pkg 12Yz to 15c a pkg
Rice, Blue Rose Grade
Rice, Broken
Rice, Fancy Long Grain
Granulated Sugar 8.38 to 8.76c per lb 9.38 to 9.75c lb
Lima Beans 15 to 16c lb 19 to 20c per lb
Navy Beans 15 to 16c lb 19 to 20c per lb
Blackeyed Peas 104 to 10 c lb 12 to 14c per lb
Pink Beans 11 to llc lb 14 to 15c per lb
Lard, pure, bulk ". 27 to 29 c lb 3 Oto 34c per lb
Lard (compound) substitute bulk... 24 to 24c lb 27 to 29 per lb
Lard, substitute in tin 27 to 30c lb 32 to 37c per lb
Evaporated Milk, small tins 4 to 4 c a tin 5 to 6c a tin
Evaporated Milk, tall tins... 10 to llc a tin 12 to 14c a tin
Condensed Milk, 11 oz. tins 12c to ,13c a tin 15c to 17c a tin
Canned Corn, standard .....15 to 16c a tin 19 to 21c a tin
Canned Tomatoes, No. 2s 10 to 114,0 a tin 14 to 16c a tin
Canned Peas, No. 2s standard 15 to 16c a tin 19 to 22c a tin
Canned Dried Beans Baked No. Is.. .11 to 12c a tin 15 to 18c a tin
Canned Dried Beans Baked No. 2s. ..17 to 18c a tin 20 to 24c a tin
Canned Dried Beans Baked No. 3s... 30 to 32c a tin 40 to 44c a tin
Seeded Raisins 15 oz. pkgs 13 to 13c a pkg 17 to 19c a pkg
Evaporated Prunes 60-70s 13 to 13 c lb 17 to 18c per lb
Corn Syrup, dark, No. ls :,.12 to 13c a tin 15 to 17c a tin
Corn Syrup, dark, No. 5s ...36 to 38c a tin 45 to 48c a tin
Eggs ....40c per dozen 45c per dozen
Butter, Best Creamery .......47 to 53c per lb 55 to 65c per lb
Potatoes, white .' .3.20 to 4 l-5c lb 4c to 5c lb
Potatoes, sweets ......2 cents lb 3c to 3c lb
Oleomargarine 33 cents per pound 40 to 42c per lb
Cheese 27 to 28 lb 35 to 37c per lb
Standard Hams .35c to 37c per lb 40c to 42c per lb
Standard Breakfast Bacon 42 to 55c lb 50 .to 65c per lb
Salt Pork 26 to 28c per lb 33 to 35c per lb
Clarence Camp,
Marion County Food Administrator.

The Tampa Tribune is a fine paper,
but it makes itself ridiculous some sometimes.
times. sometimes. In a long and mostly well
written article in its Tuesday issue,
inspired by the recent exposure of
Tax Collector RastV shortage, and
headed "Our Auditing System," it
gives its readers to understand that
the Catts administration is distin distinguishing
guishing distinguishing itself by bringing defalca defalcations
tions defalcations to light, that previous adminis administrations
trations administrations have neglected their duty
and winds up by saying:
"We compliment Governor Catts
and the assistant auditor, Mr. Mcin Mcintosh,
tosh, Mcintosh, for their work in uncovering
these 'shortages,' and we urge look
ing into the books of other counties."
We daresay that Mr. Mcintosh is
a good auditor, but we 'have been in
Florida over thirty years and it
doesn't seem to us that, considering
the increase in wealth and population
of the state, there is any more de defalcation
falcation defalcation being brought to light now
than under former administrations.
There is no credit due the present
governor nor any of his predecessors
for unearthing a shortage, or a steal stealage.
age. stealage. There is no record that Catts
or any former governor has ever
done anything of the sort. Such
things, are generally found out by the
controller, or other officers who re report
port report them to the controller. The gov governor
ernor governor may suspend a dishonest offic official,
ial, official, he is liable to be impeached if he
doesn't, but he is in no position to
uncover their dishonesty.
The Tribune's article is something
of an imputation on Mr. Amos, who
was state auditor for a number of
years before Catts arrived on the
scene, and now, by the vote of the
people, is controller.
We do not think the Catts admin administration
istration administration is any special promoter of
honesty among officials. We hear of
a county officer up in north or west
Florida, removed for dereliction, but
re-appofnted by the governor, one of
whose partisans he is. Our friend
Mac of the Tribune needn't go far
away from home, however, for proof
that he makes the wise ones laugh
when he pTaises the present state ad administration.
ministration. administration. Somewhere near his
sanctum lives a man who several
years ago embezzled a good-sized
sum of money, and if it hadn't been
for his father's money and political
influence Would have gone to the pen.
Nevertheless, Gov. Catts, probably at
the request of the Tampa faction
which supports him, appointed this
man to an office that should be filled
only by a citizen of unstained repu reputation.
tation. reputation. Perhaps the governor made "this
appointment without knowing the
previous record of the appointee. But
some of his other appointments lead
us to believe it wouldn't have made
much difference if he had.
Reading that the governor had of offered
fered offered the adjutant generalship to his
son (who by the way wouldn't have
it) ought to take at least two inches
of the swelling out of the watch watchmaker
maker watchmaker who holds the sinecure at this
writing. The next legislature ought
to abolish the job of adjutant gener


al. There is not a national guards guardsman
man guardsman in the state now and never will
be again, as we are almost certain to
have universal military training after
the war under government supervis supervision.
ion. supervision. We are informed that "General"
Christian has absolutely nothing to
do, runs a poultry and dairy farm on
government property at St. Augus Augustine,
tine, Augustine, and grazes his cattle on the old
parade grounds. To retain the office
is just like throwing the taxpayers'
money in( the bay. Young Catts
would have been ark improvement on
Christian for Sidney Catts has had
some niilitary experience, and J. B.
Christian couldn't properly execute
an order to right face if his life de depended
pended depended on it. The money that is go going
ing going to pay this absolutely useless of officer's
ficer's officer's salary would make a decent
remuneration for two or three of the
school teachers that the state needs
so much. Let it be abolished.
Our friend Johnson who; resides in
the first ward and runs for office in
the fourth, is in some ways a good
sport. J ohnson wanted to express
nis views a Dour tne &tar and some
other things, so Monday he came to
the Star office and 'handed in an ad advertisement
vertisement advertisement announcing he would
speak from the bandstand that night.
He filled his date, but. the Star lack lacked
ed lacked its usual drawing power, or per perhaps
haps perhaps Johnson didn't have much; at
any rate the crowTd at the Temple
theater was not materially reduced
by Johnson's performance. We are
informed he said some very severe
things about the Star to the twenty twenty-odd
odd twenty-odd people present. The best way for
anybody who wants to abuse the Star
will be to typewrite his sentiments
and bring them to our office. We will
print them at regular advertising
rates and they will reach the very
people they are intended to impress. I
Johnson and other people who don't
like the Star are recommended to
try this method. It wall be good bus business
iness business all around.
Four "dopes" a day, twenty cents!
And this is the editor who is object objecting
ing objecting to a measly little tax of three
mills on the dollar for the benefit of
the public schools. Sixty-two dollars
and forty cents a year for coca-cola,
and not a' cent for the schools! Mi Miami
ami Miami Herald.
Yes, son; 'but we don't get much to
eat except coca-cola, and then we
have to help pay'for the schools, too.
And, by the way, how much is your
tobacco bill? And don't you buy coca coca-cola
cola coca-cola yourself, or some other form of
soda water, or ice cream? Talk up
like a man now. We don't use tobac tobacco,
co, tobacco, can't obtain liquor and think we
are entitled to at least one bad habit.
Besides all that, we do not WTite
about taxes from a personal stand standpoint.
point. standpoint. We never use the columns of
this paper to complain about our own
troubles. The people we are talking
for are the folks who are already
taxed to the limit and don't have the
20 cents a day for coca-cola or any
other luxury.
Keep your war savings pledge. It i
will materially aid the Star Spangled
Banner on its march to Berlin.

The Kaiser as
I Knew Him
For Fourteen

, By

(Copyright, 191?, by the McClure Newspa Newspaper
per Newspaper Syndicate.)
The Kaiser's Dual Personality.
If I had come away from Germany In
January, 1914, Instead of In January,
1918, and had written the impression
I had gained of the kaiser in the ten
years I had known him, what a false
picture I would have painted of tne
man as he really is I
It would have been a picture of a
man who in general appearance and
bearing was every inch an emperor and
yet who could exhibit all the courtesy,
affability and gentleness of the most
democratic gentleman, a man soft of
eye and kindly in expression, a man. of
wide reading and attainments perhaps
the most versatile man In the world, a
man who possessed a most alert mind,
a remarkable memory and the keenest
observation; a man who was not gen generous
erous generous in nature and yet was at times
considerate of others ; a man of charm charming
ing charming personality and amiability. It
would have shown a man of unpar unparalleled
alleled unparalleled egotism, a man who was im impatient
patient impatient of correction and who would
brook no opposition. There might have
been in the picture a suggestion of the
dire lengths to which the man would
go to have his way, but it would have
been only a suggestion.
As far as it went, the picture would
have been' accurate, but It would have
been sadly Incomplete with all the
lights worked in but lacking all the
It took the war and Its attendant
horrors to reveal the kaiser In his
true colors. The war did not change
his character ; it uncovered it it-Early
Early it-Early in my practice I happened to
mention to the kaiser that I appre appreciated
ciated appreciated the friendliness he showed me
in invariably waving his hand at me
as he passed my window when walking
along the Tiergartea.
"It's a good advertisement for yon,
Davis," he said. "The people see me
waving to you and they know you must
be a good dentist or I wouldn't
come to you. It will help your busi business!"
ness!" business!" In every act, he was conscious
of the public
During that period of my career in
Berlin, he showed the utmost interest
in my progress and frequently inquired
how my practice was developing.
The first bill I rendered him, as I
have mentioned, he doubled. On a
number of subsequent occasions, he
paid me more than my bill called for.
These overpayments never amounted
to very much, but they impressed me
because they were so out of keeping
with the stinginess the kaiser dis displayed
played displayed in other directions.
From time to time the kaiser sent
or brought me autographed pictures of
himself or others. At the time of the
one hundredth anniversary of Fred Frederick
erick Frederick the Great, he ave me a picture
of that monarch. On another occasion,
he presented me with a group picture
of himself surrounded by his family
and doirs. I remember his bringing to
me a large nnfranied picture in cele celebration
bration celebration of his silver wedding. It was
about twenty-four by eighteen Inches
in size. It showed the kaiserin and
himself in a sort of cloud floating above
a birdseye view of Berlin, with the
palace and the cathedral dimly seen
"I don't know just what this master masterpiece
piece masterpiece was meant to signify, but I had it
framed and placed it in my office. It
evoked from a little boy who entered
the room with his mother the follow following
ing following astonished remark: "Oh, mother,
look at the kaiser In heaven!"
A post-card picture of the kaiser,
signed by his own hand, was in his
own estimation one of the most price priceless
less priceless gifts he could bestow. I, remem remember
ber remember his donating one of them to an
American charity bazaar in Berlin to
be auctioned off. He thought that the
fact that the card came from his im imperial
perial imperial majesty gave it a value which
could not be measured In dollars and
cents. A piece of jewelry or a sum
of money might have been duplicated
or even excelled by a gift of similar
character from any American million millionaire
aire millionaire for whose wealth the kaiser fre frequently
quently frequently expressed the utmost contempt
but what could surpass the value of
an autograph of the kaiser!
No doubt the royal banquets were
prepared much upon the same prin principle,
ciple, principle, for it was a common saying
among the German aristocracy that one
had better feel well before going to a
banquet at the palace.
I happened to mention to the kaiser
the reputation his banquets held among
his people. He was not at all taken
"Thafs good!" he commented. "The
Germans are too fat, anyway. The ma majority
jority majority of the people eat too much."
Long after automnMling .became

(Continued on Third Page)


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If You Have Any News for this De Department,
partment, Department, Call Five Double-One
or Two-Seven
Thou and I
So one in heart and thought, 1 trow,
That thou might'st press the strings
and I might draw the bow
And both would meet in music sweet,
Thou and I, I trow.
Sidney Lanier, 1881.
The Atlanta Journal says: An At Atlanta
lanta Atlanta girl who has made a life study
of the art that goes into making
homes look more artistic and com comfortable,
fortable, comfortable, and business places and;
lubs better to look upon, is going to
add a more home-like touch to the
huts of the army and navy Y. M. C.j
A. in the southeastern camps. The
soldiers have found the "Y" huts the
most "comfy" and appealing places
in the cantonments, but Miss Peggy
Bobbitt, an interior decorator and
artist,- is going to infuse a little more
brightness and home touch into the
huts if that is possible. Miss Bob Bobbitt
bitt Bobbitt has enlisted in the "Y" service,
not to transform the "Y" huts into
dreams of fantastic art, but into
places where the boys will feel they
are the nearest to the home they
could get without being actually
there. The Atlanta woman, who is
official decorator for the Capital City
Club, and who has done many impor important
tant important and artistic jobs in Atlanta
homes and business places, will work
with the constructing director for 'the
army and navy Y. M. C. A. of the
southeast. Miss Bobbitt is a profes professional
sional professional interior decorator and she has
dreamed some time of having a
chance to make the "Y" huts a bit
more home-like and yet retaining the
practical. She figured they would
have to be just as practical and service-giving
as they are now, but a mite
more pleasing to a fellow longing for
home. Miss Bobbitt not only works
out decorative schemes, but designs
furniture. She will start at Camp
Gordon in the "Y" huts there, and
later will tackle Fort McPherson's
"Y" buildings and those at Camp
Jessup. She believes that the home
touches she has worked out will be
adopted for other "Y" huts in the
southeast. Miss Bobbitt took a post postgraduate
graduate postgraduate course in Maryland Art
School, Baltimore, and is widely
known throughout the country as a
leader in home decorating. She 'has
an extensive acquaintance in Atlanta.
9 m
Miss Lois Dickson of Mcintosh has
just returned from a most delightful
sojourn in Montreat, N. C, where she
enjoyed a course in piano, with Mr.
and Mrs. Crosby Adams of Chicago.
While there she also visited many in interesting
teresting interesting places, such as Asheville,"
Waynesville, Mount Mitchell, Chim Chimney
ney Chimney Rock and Robt. E. Lee Hall,
where summer conferences are held
of different kinds From there she
went to North Georgia, visiting first
in Atlanta, Canton and Calhoun and
last to Lookout Mountain, Tenn.,
reaching home this week and is ready
to resume her piano work at her
home. Miss Dickson is loud in her
praise for the mountains and the
beautiful scenery which confronts
one on every side, as well as the hos
pitality of the good people there.
Mrs. J. E. Stevens of Crystal River
and Mrs. O. E. Wilder of Jackson
ville, arrived -in the city yesterday
and are guests of their sister, Mrs.
William Parker. In the late after
noon Mrs. Parker and her guests
were complimented with a delightful
automobile ride by Mrs. A. S. Bur
gess, Silver Springs leing the des destination
tination destination of the party. The visitors
expressed themselves as being com completely
pletely completely charmed withthe springs and
one of the most beautiful drives in
the state.
Miss Dorothy Lancaster, one of
Ocala's popular young music teachers
eft yesterday afternoon for Atlanta,
where she will be the guest of her
sister, Mrs. A. O. Bennett, for a short
time, en route to Chicago, where she
expects to enter the Sherwood music
school for a special course. Miss
Lancaster is a graduate of this school
of music and has since put her
knowledge to most practical use, and
is fast making an enviable name for
herself in' her chosen profession.
Mr. and Mrs: R. B. Bullock havt
received' a letter from their son, Ray Raymond
mond Raymond Qullock, who has been situated
at Camn Hancock as instructor, in
the machine gun corps. 1 He has been
transferred to Camp Funston, as in instructor,
structor, instructor, and his parents are gratified
to know that he will be stationed at
the same camp with Capt. Harry C.
Dozier. : Raymond left for Camp
Funston last Monday.
Miss Catharine Strunk left Sunday
morning for Jacksonville, having
been offered three positions in differ different
ent different schools of the city. She went up
at this time especially to make a de decision
cision decision in regard to her work for the
winter. Miss Strunk is the guest of
her aunt, Mrs. Geo. A. Nash, while
in the city.
Friends of Floyd H. Olds have re recently
cently recently received cards announcing his
safe arrival overseas.
Mr. M. M. Little. left today for
Tallulah Falls and Gainesville, Ga.,
for a much needed and richly deserv deserved
ed deserved rest, he not having had a vacation
for over five years. His daughter,

Mrs. Clifton Long, will look after her
father's business interests during ab absence
sence absence from the city.
The friends of Miss Willie Proctor
rejoice with her family in her rapid
recovery from her recent severe
spell of fever, lasting over five
weeks. She was out driving her car
the first time since her illness yes yesterday
terday yesterday afternoon, and her ultimate
recovery is now assured.
Mr. Charles Thomas, a former
Ocala man, was in the city yesterday;
for a short visit to his brother-in-law,
Mr. H. P. Bitting and family. Mr.
Thomas left last night for. his home
in Clearwater; after an extended visit
to the mountains of North Carolina.
Mrs. Dupree of Bartow is a guest
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. B.
Baxter, coming up especially to be
near her daughter, Mrs. W. D. Gates,
who was operated on at the hospital
this morning. Mrs. Dupree expects
to be in Ocala for a month.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. P. Chazal will
return home tomorrow from a pleas pleasant
ant pleasant visit to the lake, where they have
been guests for a few days of Mr.
and Mrs. L. R. Chazal, who went to
their lakeside cottage a week ago
Miss Virginia Mayo has returned
home from an extended vacation of
over five months, part of which time
she has spent most pleasantly at
Sarasota and Sanford, the past three
weeks being spent with relatives in
Mrs. R. L. Anderson yesterday re received
ceived received a letter from her son, Lieut.
Leslie Anderson, who is at Camp
Meade. He has not obtained a fur furlough
lough furlough yet, but he probably will be before
fore before he has to return to France.
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Folks are be being
ing being congratulated upon the arrival of
a little girl, born Sept. 6th, at theii
home in Dunnellon. Mrs. Folks is the
eldest daughter tof Mrs. J. F. Pedrick
of this city.
" The meeting of the missionary -society
of the Presbyterian church will
be held Thursday afternoon at 4
o'clock at the church. All friends in invited
vited invited and members urged to come.
, Mr. and Mrs. C. Y. Miller are re rejoicing
joicing rejoicing this morning over a new
grandson who arrived at their home
yesterday, their daughter, Mrs. New-
bern, being the proud young mother.
Misses Helen and Ruth Hardee
have taken a cottage on Alvarez
Street for the winter in order that
their three brothers may attend the
Ocala school.
Mr. George Woods, who is with the
postal department in France, has
twice been promoted, is the good
news contained in letters to his
Letters have been received from
Mr. Tracy Pedrick, the first since his
departure from Ocala in April. He is
now safely in France.
Mrs. J. Y. Purvis left yesterday
morning for Gainesville, where she
will be the guest of her sister for
several days.
i n

Mr. J. R. Dewey is spending a few
days in Jacksonville, having gone to
that city last Monday.
(Concluded on Fourth Page)
All male persons in Marion county,
not already registered, who are be between
tween between eighteen and forty-five years
of age, both inclusive, on September
12th, will be required to register on
that day.
The following is a list of the names
of men appointed to acts registrars
in the several precincts of this coun county.
ty. county. These men are requested to call
at the office of the local board 'as soon
as possible to receive a supply of
registration cards, etc.
Ocala D. Niel Ferguson, O. B.
Howse, Ernest Crook, C. L. West,
Whitfield Palmer, John Preer, L. R'.
Hampton i and James A. Butterfield.
Reddick C M. Cam.
Flemington J. C. Mathews.
Cotton Plant V. R. Veal.
Romeo J. T. Hutchins.
Gaiter H. A. Ross.
Shady S. R. Pyles.
Summerfield C. P. Davis.
'Lake Weir C. E. Connor.
Moss Bluff J. C. Pillans.
Grahamville O. H. Rogers.
Lake Kerr W. P. Williamson.
Fort McCoy John L. Grantham.
Orange Springs J. B. Hall
Linadale C. A. McCraney.
Citra Stewart Ramey.
Anthony W. C. Credle.
Martin Turnipseed.
Stanton E. B. Lytle.
Blitchton B. C. Blitch.
Belleview C. A. Tremere.
Mcintosh Tully Hickson.
Pedro M. M. Proctor.
Dunnellon C. E. Hood.
Candler Harry Baxter.
Sparr J. E. Thomas.
Eureka G. W. Parramore.
Levon S. G. Lovell.
Kendrick B. C. Webb.
Martel Percy Thigpen.
Fairfield M. L. Payne.
Geiger D. R. Zetrouer.
Emathla Ed. Weathers.
Local Board Marion County.


(Continued on Second Page)
more or less general, the kaiser still
employed a horse and carriage for
ordinary travel, relying upon his free
use of the railways for longer dis distances.
tances. distances. When, however, the reichstag
passed a law compelling royalty to pay
tor their railroad travel, the kaiser
took to automobiles. They charged
him 11,000 marks, he told me, for the
use of a train on one of his shooting
trips, and that apparently was more
than he could stand.
"Autos are expensive," bo declared,
"but they dont cost me that much I"
The kaiser speaks English with but
the slightest trace of a foreign accent.
His diction Is perfect. He speaks
French, too, very fluently, and, I be believe,
lieve, believe, Italian. He Is widely read on
almost all subjects and knows the lit literature
erature literature of England, France and Amer America
ica America as well as that of Germany. Mark
Twain was one of his favorite Amer American
ican American authors and Longfellow his choice
of American poets.
He prides himself on his acquain acquaintance
tance acquaintance with history and has little re respect
spect respect for the political opinions of oth others
ers others whose knowledge of history is less
Shortly after Carnegie had donated
five million marks to Germany to fur further
ther further world-peace, I happened to be
talking to the kaiser of American mil millionaires
lionaires millionaires and the steelmaster was
"Of course, Carnegie is a nice old
man and means well," remarked the
kaiser, condescendingly, "but he is to totally
tally totally ignorant of world history. He's
Just advanced us five million for
world-peace. We accepted it naturally,
but, of course, we Intend to continue
our policy of maintaining our army and
navy In full strength."
Indeed, there Is hardly any subject
to which the kaiser has devoted any
considerable attention in whfch1 he
doesn't regard himself as the final au authority.
thority. authority. ;
As an art collector and antiquarian
he claims first place and he is rather
inclined to feel that second place
should be left vacant, ne aways re resented
sented resented very much the acquisition by
American millionaires of art treasures
and antiquities which their wealth en enabled
abled enabled them to buy, but which their
limited acquaintance with history and
their lack of culture and refinement
made them unable to appreciate in
the kaiser's estimation. 4
Of his own taste in art little need bo
said. The monuments which he caused
to be erected to his ancestors 'and their
advisors and which adorn the Sieges
Allee, the street he had opened through
the Tiergarten especially for them, are
at the same time a monument to the
kaiser's ideas of art. They are the
laughing-stock of the artistic world.
They have been so frequently defaced
I' vandals whose artistic taste they
offended that it was necessary to sta station
tion station policemen in the Sieges Allee to
guard them. Not long ago a burglary
occurred in the vicinity. The burglars
were observed while at work and a
startled civilian rushed to the Sieges
Allee to summon one of the officers
who were known to be on guard there.
. "If you hurry ."exclaimed the civil civil-Ian,
Ian, civil-Ian, excitedly, "you can catch these
burglars red-handed."
"I'm sorry," replied the policeman,
"But I cannot leave the statues."
Realism is the kaiser's idea of what
is most desirable in dramatic art.
When he put on "Sardanapal," a Greek
tragedy In pantomime,' at the Berlin
opera house, he sent professors to
the' British museum to secure the most
detailed information available regard regarding
ing regarding the costumes of the period. Every
utensil, every article of wearing ap apparel,
parel, apparel, every button, every weapon, In
fact, every property used in the play
were to be faithfully reproduced, par particular
ticular particular pains being taken to produce a
most realistic effect in a funeral pyre
scene In which a king ended his life.
The kaiser sent me tickets to see it.
King Edward attended the perform performance
ance performance at the Berlin Royal opera and I
asked the kaiser how the king of Eng England
land England enjoyed it.
"My gracious," the kaiser replied,
unable to repress his satisfaction at
the effect the pantomime had had on
his royal uncle, "why, the king waa
very much alarmed when the funeral
pyre scene came on. He thought the
whole opera house was on fire 1"
Perhaps the kaiser's love for details
might be attributed to his keen obser observation.
vation. observation. Nothing, no matter how triv trivial,
ial, trivial, escaped his attention.
A couple of years before the war I
had tlfe empire furniture in my wait waiting
ing waiting room reupholstered. On the very
first occasion of the kaiser's calling at
my office after the change he noticed it.
"My, my, how beautiful the chairs
look !" he exclaimed. "Good enough for
Napoleon himself."
On another occasion, between two of
the kaiser's visits, I had had put up
in the waiting room a new portrait of
Mrs. Davis. The kaiser noticed It the
moment he came into the room and
made some complimentary remark
about it.
The kaiser frequently accused the
Americans of being jlollar-worshlpers
and the English of .being ruled by
Mammon, but that he himself was not
totally unmindful of the value and
power of money was clearly revealed
by the manner In which he catered to
people of wealth in recent years.
The richest man In Berlin and one
of the richest In Germany was a He Hebrew
brew Hebrew coal magnate named Fried Fried-lander.
lander. Fried-lander. The kaiser ennobled him and
made him Von Friedlander-Fuld. An
other wealthy Hebrew to whom the
kaiser catered was Schwabach, head
Buy War Savings Stamps.

of the Blelchroeder bank, one of the
strongest private banks In Germany,
and he, too, was ennobled, becoming
Von Schwabach.
A number of other wealthy Hebrews
In Germany were also honored by the
kaiser in another way. Although he
was averse to visiting the homes of
private individuals who lacked social
standing, he departed from his rule In
their favor and visited their mansions
ostensibly to view their art collections,
but actually to tickle their vanity.
Shortly after Leishman became am ambassador
bassador ambassador to Germany, the kaiser called
on me.
"Your new ambassador's daughter Is
the best looking young lady who has
attended our court in many a day," he
declared. "Half a dozen of my young
staff officers are very anxious to marry
her. Can you tellme, Davis, whether
these Leishmans have money 7"
If the kaiser despised the American
propensity for money-making, he was
certainly not averse to acquiring
American dollars.
He told me once that every trip the
Hamburg-American liner Amerika
made from New York to Hamburg re resulted
sulted resulted in transferring $150,000 from
American to German pockets, and
added : "We're mighty glad to get some
of your American money, I can tell ;
Of the Raiser's versatility I' had
convincing evidence. In his conversa conversations
tions conversations with me we usually wandered
from subject to' subject in the most
haphazard manner," and he" invariably
displayed a surprising store' of Infor Information
mation Information on every topic we touched, and
I ara not vain enough to believe that
he was so anxious to make a favorable
Impression npon me that he prepared
for these discussions in advance.
Indeed, the kaiser discussed so free freely
ly freely almost every subject that suggested
itself that I often wondered what his
advisors would have said had they
overheard our conversations. His read readiness
iness readiness to talk to me was undoubtedly
due to a tendency he had to trust
every one with whom he came In Inti Intimate
mate Intimate contact. For a man who was apt
to have so many enemies, he was less
suspicious than anyone I had J ever
met. He seemed to trust every one, and
his sense of security unloosened his
tongue and made him more talkative,
perhaps, than was always discreet.
The kaiser was very fond of listen listening
ing listening to and telling stories with a point
and would frequently invite me to tell
him any new one that I might have
heard. Some of "the stories we ex exchanged
changed exchanged were more or less risque and
would be out of place In these pages,
but I'do not mean to Intimate that
there' was anything very much amiss
with them. They always amused him
very much and he was quick to catch
the point
The kaiser's sense of humor fre frequently
quently frequently exhibited itself. He told me
of a conference between representa representatives
tives representatives of all the powers regarding the
selection of a king 'for Albania after
the Balkan war. Some of those present
thought the Incumbent ought to be a
Catholic, others Insisted that a Greek

Catholic was essential, 1 still others
maintained that a Mohammedan would
be most logical.
It seemed quite' impossible to come
to any agreement as to' Just what re religion
ligion religion the king of Albania should pro profess,
fess, profess, and the kaiser bad ended the'di the'di-cussion,'
cussion,' the'di-cussion,' he said, with the suggestion :
"Well, gentlemen, if a Protestant
won't do, and a Roman' Catholic won't
do, and a Buddhist is out of the ques question;
tion; question; why not select a' Jew and call him
Jacob the First? He'll have his throat
cut,' anyway,' In three months J"
The powers did not select a Jew, but
the prince of WIed, the kaiser's nomi
nee, was put on the throne, and within
a month or two afterwards had to flee
for his' life.
In referring to Roosevelfs patriotic
offer to lead an army in France, the
kaiser declared that he admired him
for his courage and zeal.
"I hear," he said, that he Is now on
his way to Italy. It is too bad we did
not postpone our off ehsive there. Per
haps we might have captured him.
Wouldn't Teddy look funny in a ga9
Shortly after the U-boat Deutsch Deutsch-land
land Deutsch-land made its successful trip to Amer
ica, the kaiser called on me, and he
was in a very jocular frame of mind.
I happened to mention to him that I
planned to go to America the following
summer in connection with the porce porcelain
lain porcelain tooth I had patented.
"Well, it won't be necessary now,
Davis," he commented. "We can send
the Deutschland over and bring back
a boatload of teeth 1"
: "Fix my teeth well, Davis," he de declared
clared declared on another occasion, "so that I
can bite. There are lots of people I
would like to bite!" and he snapped
his Jaws together in a way that would
have boded ill for the victims he had in
mind, although his remark was evi evidently
dently evidently more facetious than vicious.
The courtesy and affability which
the kaiser almost Invariably displayed
in his relations with me did not pre prevent
vent prevent him on one occasion from show showing
ing showing his indignation when I touched him
upon what was evidently a very sore
point the part that America' was go going
ing going to play in the war, although he al always
ways always claimed to be unperturbed about
tho American situation.
He had pointed out that America at
that time had only 30,000 men In
France and he believed that the U U-boats
boats U-boats would effectively prevent any
great addition to our forces abroad, if,
Indeed, they ever left our shores.
"As a matter of fact, however," he
added, "your countryman would be
very willing, no doubt, to fight for their
country to protect it from invasion,
but I don't believe youll ever get many
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Irish Potatoes
Onion Sets
Garden Peas
All Kinds ol
Small Seeds
Ocala, Florida.
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Should Convince Every Ocala Reader
'The frank statement of a neighbor,
telling of the merits of a remedy,
J Bids you pause and believe.
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By some stranger far away
Commands no belief at all.
Here's an Ocala case.
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Mrs. F. L. Grantham, 223 Okla Okla-waha
waha Okla-waha Ave, says: "I can't speak too
highly of Doan's Kidney Pills, be because
cause because they have been a mighty fine
medicine for me. Doan's helped me
after different kidney medicines had
failed to even give me relief. I was
suffering with general symptoms of
kidney disorder, such as backache
and languid spells. I was run down,
too. I got Doan's Kidney Pills at the
Court Pharmacy and they helped me
immediately and soon had me well. I
have used this medicine on several
occasions since and it has never fail failed
ed failed me good results."
Price 60c. at all dealers. Don't
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tice is hereby given that th un undersigned
dersigned undersigned intends to apply to the Hon.
V. E. Smith, county judge of Marion
county. Florida, on the 30th day of
September. 1918. at ills office in Ocala.
Florida, for authority to sell certain
land being the property of Wheeler
Norman Home. Ethel Lorain e Home.
Maude Elizabeth Home and Helen 1m 1m-cile
cile 1m-cile Home, minors:
N'e',4 of se4 except 110 yards north
and south by 250 yards east and west
in southeast comer, and also that part
of n of nw4 of se4 lying south of
the Ocala and Dunnellon road in (sec (section
tion (section 4. township 16 south, range 21
NeVi of seb of section 9, township
16 south, range 21 east, all In Marlon
county, Florida.
Guardian of the Estates of said Minors.
Don't scold your children if they
squint. Their eyes may need atten attention.
tion. attention. (With Welhe Co Jewelers)
Phone 25 South Side of Square
Motor and transmission parts for
Buoick vars, very low price. At the
Maxwell Service Station. 9-5





Mr. W. D. Jarrell of Wildwood is!
a business visitor in the city today, j
The latest styles in Fall millinery
may now be seen at the Style Hat I
Shop. Many new ones pust in. Call
and see tl.em. tf
Tomorrow is registration day, and
the officials are ready to receive the
Let us supply youi TOILET AR ARTICLES.
TICLES. ARTICLES. Our line is complete, and
the prices nlways reasonable. The
Court Pharmacy. Phone 284. tf
Deputy U. S. Marshal Wilbur
Cleveland is in the city, looking after
government business.
Phone No. 451 is the America
Restaurant, Temple & Davis, proprie proprietors,
tors, proprietors, the best in the city, at the union
passenger station. 16-tf
The county judge has issued a wed wedding
ding wedding license to Nevil Taylor Farrell
and Miss Edna Goolsby.
Prompt delivery of prescriptions is
the watchword here. Tell your phyic phyic-ian
ian phyic-ian to leave them with us. We allow
no substitution. The Court Pharmacy.
Phone 284. tf
Messrs. J. P. Phillips and Jack
Camp have bought new Buick cars
from Mr. J. H. Spencer, the success successful
ful successful agent for Buick cars in this sec section.
tion. section. W. K. Lane, M. D Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building. Ocala,
Florida. tf
If they are not all dead by "this
time, Mr. J. W. Johnson can now re replant
plant replant his peas at his residence in the
first ward.
A few bathing caps just arrived at
Gerig's Drug Store. 30-3t
Mr. Ernest Rawls was in the city
today, on his way to visit his grand grandfather,
father, grandfather, Mr. C. C. Stevens of Fellow Fellowship,
ship, Fellowship, who the Star regrets to say is
very ill. Mr. Rawls is now in the in insurance
surance insurance business and he and his fam family
ily family are making their home in New Or Orleans.
leans. Orleans. Klenzo Tooth Paste is the best we
have ever offered to the trade. It is
cleansing and refreshing, and the
pricee only 25 cents at Gerig's Drug
Store. 21-tf
Dr. L. E. McDonald, who has charge
of the tick eradication campaign in
Marion, Alachua, Levy and Putnam
counties, arrived in the city yester yesterday,
day, yesterday, and will make his headquarters
here for the next few months. This
work has begun in earnest and no
finer or more profitable movement
was ever started in this section foi
the benefit of the farmer and stock
Captain Roberts had a platoon of
the county guard out on the square
last night, putting them thru their
drill, which they performed in fine
The Style Hat Shop now has on
display a magnificent line of Fall
millinery. tf
Mr. A. N.' Gallant, proprietor of the
Salt Springs hotel, is in the city for
a few days, making preparatory ar arrangements
rangements arrangements for the school term of
her children. Her mother-in-law,
Mrs. M. E. Gallant of Charlottle, N.
C., is at Salt Springs, where she is
very materially assisting in the hotel
business. Mrs. Gallant is now as assured
sured assured of success in her new under undertaking,
taking, undertaking, her house having a flourish flourishing
ing flourishing trade since the opening day. As
the winter season advances she is ex expecting
pecting expecting still greater patronage.
J. C. Maxwell Wertz, son and only
child of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wertz,
No. 340 Plant avenue, was among the
limited service selects leaving Satur Saturday
day Saturday for Camp Johnston, Jacksonville.
This patriotic young jnan had made
repeated efforts to enter the service,
having selected the aviation corps,
but was rejected on account of phys physical
ical physical i disability. Mr. Wertz was born
in Ocala, Fla., but his parents return returned
ed returned to Greenwood, S. C, when he was
an infant, and his boyhood was spent
in that state. He was educated at the
Presbyterian college in Davidson, N.
C, and was one year at the Univer University
sity University of South Carolina. About two
years ago he returned to Florida on
account of his health, and has been
a valued employe of the Mallory
Line. He is a young man of sterling
worth and held in high esteem by a
host of friends who predict for him a
successful career in the service of his
country. Tampa Tribune.
I will accept ex-service men for the
navy. Those in the draft must bring
release from the local draft board
before being re-enlisted. I will also
accept plumbers and fitters and car carpenter's
penter's carpenter's mates. Apply to room 213
P. O. building, Ocala, Fla.
T. M. Kilgore,
Navy Recruiting Station, Ocala.


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them to leave home to fight abroad.
America will
really be a very small
factor in the war, Davis!"
"Your majesty is underestimating
the power of America!" I replied.
He turned to me indignantly, and in
his most imperious manner exclaimed:
"We underestimate no one! We
know exactly what we are dcing!"
How seriously he was mistaken in
this respect has since been sufficiently
No matter how gloomy the outlook
for Germany, the kaiser seldom show showed
ed showed concern. It Is true that whenever
things were going wrong, as when the
Russians in the early part of the war
were sweeping everything before them
In their advance on the Carpathians,
he and the rest of the royal family
kept aa far in the background as pos possible,
sible, possible, whereas when the German cause
was triumphant, as in the case of the
offensive against Italy, he could not
make himself too conspicuous at the
But evtn when Germany's adversity
was greatest, the kaiser always put on
a brave front. At such times I have
seen him stop in the street, after leav leaving
ing leaving my office, and before the hundreds
of people waiting outside to greet him,
ostentatiously put a cigarette in his
mouth and light It, that everyone might
notice how steady his hand was and
how little he was worried by the turn
things were taking.
At the same time, on one or two oo
casions after the war starred, I noticed
that he acted differently when in the
dental chair than had been his custom
when everything was serene.
The kaiser once boasted to me that
not a building was erected in Germany,
not a bridge built, not a street opened,
not a park laid out, but what the proj project
ect project was first submitted to him. He
kept posted on everything that was
going on, not only in Germany, but in,
the world at large, and, as far as he
was able, he endeavored to have his
finger In every development of world worldwide
wide worldwide importance. I cannot imagine
that he was less interested in what his
countrymen were doing in connection
with the war than he was in their
achievements In time of peace.
If he did not actually order the sink sinking
ing sinking of the Lusitania, therefore, I am
convinced that he was thoroughly
aware of the plan to blow it up and
sanctioned it. That he could have
averted it if he had been prompted to
to do so Is clearly indicated by another
Incident which left a very deep Im Impression
pression Impression upon me.
I was Informed by one of the Ger German
man German aviators that plans had been
made to drop gas. bombs on London
which contained a deadly gas which
would penetrate the cellars of houses
in which civilians were in the habit
of hiding during air raids.
Shortly before this hideous idea was
to be put into effect the papers an announced
nounced announced that bombs of thTs character
had been dropped by the allies on
Baden-Baden, but that, fortunately,
they had fallen in a clump of woods
In the center of the town and had fail failed
ed failed to explode, which had given the
Germans an opportunity to take them
apart and ascertain their nature.
The purpose of this announcement,
of course, was to forestall the storm of
condemnation which the Germans
knew would follow their use of the
bombs on London a ruse which they
had invariably employed whenever
they contemplated some fresh violation
of the rules of Iilternational law and
the dictates of humanity.
It happened that one of my patients
who resided in Baden-Baden called to
see me the day after the bombs had
been dropped on her town, and she
told me all about it.
"The airplanes which dropped the
tfcimbs had been flying over the city all
the morning," she leclared. "We
thought they were our own machines
out for practice and paid no particular
attention to them. Then they 'dropped
the bombs and they landed in the
woods, and we knew we had been at attacked.
tacked. attacked. What a dreadful thing for
them to do!"
What a foolish thing for allied air airplanes
planes airplanes to do to spend a whole morn-
ing studying the layout of the town
and then to drop thosedo:idly bombs
on a clump of woods where they could
not possibly hurt anyone, and how
careless of the Germans not to molest
them while they were engaged in their
devilish work
But the point I wanted to bring out
was this: these gas bombs were never
used cii Loitfon!
' "Just as everything was in readiness
for the rafd," the officer told me re regretfully,
gretfully, regretfully, "we received orders direct
from the kaiser to hold off I saw his
signature to the order. Of course,
there was nothing for us to do but
comply, but if we had had the kaiser
there, I believe we would have strung
him up by the neck We still have
those bombs, however, and you may
be sure they will yet be used !"
For some unknown reason the kaiser
stopped the use of those lethal gas
bombs for the riiae being. Why didn't
he move to save the women and chil children
dren children on the Luiirama?
When I went back to Berlin in the
fall of 191.', after a visit to the United
States, the kaiser was very anxious to
ascertain from me just how America
felt towards the v,;ir.
I told ianMhat f-tre the sinking of
the Lusitania American opinion had
been divided. There had been many
who were strongly pro-ally, there had
been others v.-ho were openly pro pro-jk
jk pro-jk rman a no tn; e n:a oceu sun tx
ers who rr.aruainou xn absolutely neu
trai attitude. After the Lusitania


Goldman Had Almost Twice as Many
Votes as His Opponents
The city election passed off quietly
Tuesday. It did not take far in the
day to show that Goldman was the
favorite. There was a good deal of
interest in the election, and, consider considering
ing considering so many people are out of town, a
good vote. Two hundred and thirty thirty-one
one thirty-one votes were cast, distrbuted as
Goldman, 138.
Loveridge, 69. v
Johnson, 5.
Improperly marked, 19.
Mr. B. Goldman asks the Star to
extend his thanks to the voters of the
city for the handsome vote given him.
He says he will make the effort of his
life to give them a good clean admin administration
istration administration during his term as aider aider-man.
man. aider-man. His slogan of "progress" he
says will be the one he proposes to
use while in office and asks the co cooperation
operation cooperation of the citizens in making
Ocala a city to be held up as a model
by her neighbors. He hopes to see all
little petty jealousies laid aside and
every man with his shoulder to the
wheel determined that Ocala shall
continue to be a leader and never fall
to the position of a follower.
The picture ordered for the Temple
today, Vivian Martin in "The Petti Petticoat
coat Petticoat Pilot," did not arrive, and Mr.
Bennett has decided to run "Fighting
in France" instead. This great war
subject is one that should be seen by
eevrybody, so a big crowd should
turn out for it this evening and to tomorrow.
morrow. tomorrow. The picture, "The Belgian," at the
Temple yesterday, will make a good
prelude to "Fighting in France." It
was full of love and intrigue, pathe pathetic
tic pathetic forbearance, deceit, battle and
high heroism. Some of the scenes
must have been taken under fire.
Orlando, Sept. 10. The sugar di division
vision division of the U. S. food administra administration
tion administration has advised that all car lots of
sugar not at warehouse or upon pro producer's
ducer's producer's tracks or other private tracks
after close of business Saturday,
Sept. 7th, would be considered unde undelivered
livered undelivered on opening of business Mon Monday
day Monday morning, Sept. 9th and such
sugar would take new price establish established
ed established by the sugar division, effective
Sept. 9th. Beacham.
There will be an egg party at the
home of Miss Isabel Burton next
Wednesday night, Sept. 11th, for the
benefit of the Red Cross. Refresh Refreshments
ments Refreshments will be served. Ocala has a
special invitation to come and bring
eggs and have a good time.
Secretary of the Red Cross.
All colored contributors who made
pledges to the second Red Cross war
fund that are still unpaid, will please
see J. S. LaRoche at once, as these
pledges must be paid not later than
October 1st. -n
When the baby of today asks you
what you did in this war, will you tell
him that you did not keep your war
savings pledge?
Is your word to Uncle Sam and his
soldiers good? Then prove it.
Back the boys. Make good your war
savings pledge.
tragedy, however, there nad Deen a
distinct change in public feeling, I told
him, practically the whole country
having become decidedly anti-German.
"Perhaps if the U-boat commander
had known so many women and chil children
dren children were on board," was the kaiser's
only comment, "he might not have sent
forth the torpedo which sent the vessel
to the bottom, but what he was think thinking
ing thinking of most, of course, was the 5,000
tons of ammunition on board which
were destined to slaughter my peo people!"
ple!" people!" Of course the kaiser knew that if
the U-boat commander's orders were
to sink the Lusitania, disobedience
upon his part would have left but one
course open for him : suicide. If, on
the other hand, the kaiser meant to
intimate that the U-boat commander
sank the Lusitania on his own initia initiative
tive initiative or without special instructions
from his superiors, the fact still re remains
mains remains that the kaiser could undoubt undoubtedly
edly undoubtedly have prevented the tragedy and
But if there can be any doubt as to
the kaiser's direct responsibility for
the sinking of the Lusitania, certain it
is that he fully-approved, openly de defended
fended defended and even exulted in the murder
of women and children bT Zeppelin
raids on London, Manchester, Liver Liverpool
pool Liverpool and other non-military cities and
"England expects to starve my
women and children to death," he de declared
clared declared to me early in the war long
before we in Germany had begun to
feel the slightest effect of the dimin diminishing
ishing diminishing food supply, "but our Zeppelins
will give their women and children a
taste of v war, too. Confound them!
They sit on their island and try to
starve us ; we will give them a taste of
(Continued Tomorrow)
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Dance at the Woman's Club
The dance at the Woman's Club
last evening was perhaps the last to
be enjoyed by the young society set
for the summer season. Many of the
boys and almost the entire number
of young lady dancers will leave in a
few days for various points where
they expect to attend school this
winter. Consequently a larger num number
ber number than usually attending the sum summer
mer summer dances were present, which made
the closing dance of the season one
long to be remembered by each one
present. Mrs. Lester Lucas ably pre presided
sided presided at the piano, and he thirty-five
or mere young ladies and gentlemen
were chaperoned by Mrs. D. S. Wood Wood-row.
row. Wood-row. Attending the dance were the fol following:
lowing: following: Misses Marguerite Edwards,
Sara Pearl Martin, Ellen Stripling,
Irene Campbell, Blair Woodrow, Sid Sidney
ney Sidney Perry, Agnes Burford, Helen
Jones, Callie Gissendaner, Loureen
Spencer, Virginia Beckham and Otis
Green, James and Bob Chace, Homer
Agnew, Frank Rentz, George Looney,
Walter and Thelbert Troxler, Ken Kenneth
neth Kenneth McKay, Roscoe and Wellie Mef Mef-fert,
fert, Mef-fert, Linn Sanders, Marshall Cam,
Tom Wallis, Paul Brinson and Will William
iam William Long.
Notice, Eastern Stars
Ocala Chapter No. 29, O. E. S., will
hold its first regular meeting since
the summer vacation at Yonge's hall
Thursday at 730 p. m. This is spec special
ial special flag night and an excellent pro program
gram program has been planned by the com committee,
mittee, committee, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Lucas
and Mrs. H. S. Wesson. All members
are urged to be present as plans for
the school of instruction are to be
made. s
Meeting of the U. D. C.
The regular monthly business meet meeting
ing meeting of Dickison Chapter, U. D. C,
will be held Friday afternoon at four
o'clock at the residence of Mrs. W. V.
Newsom on Fort King avenue. Mrs.
Waterman, who is a charter member
of the chapter and most faithful in
her allegiance, will be the hostess for
the afternoon and she especially
urges a full attendance
Mrs. W. S. Bullock has received a
farewell letter from her son, William
Bullock, who has left Macon and is
now, she believes, in a camp for mob mobilization
ilization mobilization and will probably soon be in
France. Mr. Bullock was most pleas pleasantly
antly pleasantly situated in Macon, having a
number of friends and relatives there
all of whom vied with the other in
giving him a splendid time.
Miss Percy Christian had the mis misfortune
fortune misfortune Mdnday afternoon to sprain
her ankle quite seriously while walk walking
ing walking out to her home from the city,
which accident is greatly regretted
by her many friends, who wish for
her a speedy recovery.
Miss Mamie Blair of Oklawaha is
the guest of Mrs. J. L. Roberson at
the Taylor farm, on Lake Weir avei
The Fannie R. Gary Missionary So Society
ciety Society of the Baptist church will meet
Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock at
the church. Subject for discussion,
"State Missions." All members are
urged to be present.
Mrs. J. M. Barco, who has been so
ill at the residence of Mrs. J. W.
Davis, is now rapidly improving, and
her ultimate recovery is speedily
hoped for.
Mrs. W. T. Whitley has returned
from a very pleasant visit to rela relatives
tives relatives in North Georgia and the Caro Caro-linas,
linas, Caro-linas, and her Ocala friends are very
glad to have her home again.
Rev. J. R. Herndon came home from
Tennessee last night. His family will
return in about two weeks.
Mrs. C. W. Moremen and smart lit little
tle little son are home from a visit to rel relatives
atives relatives in Orlando and Lakeland.
Mrs. D. E. Mclver and Miss Fran Frances
ces Frances are expected home from White
Springs Friday.
Miss Blanche Carlton of Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, who has been visiting her
grandparents, left today for Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville for a few days visit before re returning
turning returning to her home.
The Star's correspondent at Or Orange
ange Orange Springs, Mrs. R. B. Detwiler,
paid us a pleasant call today.
(Continued from First Page)
that we will receive bids Oct. 8th for
one light tractor.
Messrs. J. T .Hutchins, O. H. Rog Rogers,
ers, Rogers, W. J. Crosby and W. J. Folks
met with the board for the purpose
of discussing legislative matters. A
motion thanking them for attendance
was adopted.
Reports of the tax collector, county
judge, justices of the peace, marks
and brands inspectors, sheriff, county
agents were receijed.
It was decided that in locating the
county dipping vats, where the coun county
ty county could not get a lease or deed to pri-

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RATES: Six line maximum, one time 25c; three times 50c; six
times 75c; one month $3. Payable in advance.

ROOMS FOR RENT At the Dormi Dormitory,
tory, Dormitory, furnished or unfurnished for
light housekeeping. "Half price to
over night lodgers." Hot and cold wa
ter. Roome large and airy; best venti ventilated
lated ventilated in town at lowest prices. Par Parents,
ents, Parents, now is the time to arrange for
residence, 703 S. Pond St., or phone
305. Mrs. C. V. Roberts, new mat matron,
ron, matron, eod
FOR SALE Edison Phonograph in
good condition; cost $50, with about
10 Orecords; will take $20 for the
outfit. Address, Edison, care the
Star. 5-t
FOR SALE CHEAP Pretty corner
lot, Lakeside Park, Jacksonville, one
block from car line, close to and on
city side of McGirth's creek, near the
great army cantonment. Apply to
Jacksonville, care Star office. 9-5 6t
FOR SALE3 Have a -second hand
Ford touring car in good condition.
Apply to E. L. Bell, 416 East Third
St., Ocala, Fla. 9-3-12t
Eat lets meat if you feel Backachy or
have Bladder trouble Salts
fine for Kidneys.
Meat forma uric acid which excites
and overworks the kidneys in their efforts
to filteit from the system. Regular eat eaters
ers eaters of meat must flush the kidneys occa occasionally.
sionally. occasionally. .You must relieve them like you
relieve your bowels') removing all tbe
acids, waste and poison, else you feel a
dull misery in the kidney region,, sharp
pains in the back or sick headache, diz dizziness,
ziness, dizziness, your stomach sours, tongue is
coated and when the weather is bad you
have rheumatic twinges. The urine is
cloudy, full of sediment; the channels
often get irritated, obliging you to get
up two or three times during the night.
To neutralize these irritating acid3
and flush off the body's urinous waste
get about four ounces of Jar", Falts
from any pharmacy; take- ; uible uible-spoonful
spoonful uible-spoonful in a glass of water befcf.; o;cak o;cak-fast
fast o;cak-fast for aew days and your kidneys will
then act fine and bladder disorders dis disappear.
appear. disappear. This famous salts i.i made from
the acid of grapes and lemon juice, com combined
bined combined with lithia, and has been used for
generations to clean and slug sluggish
gish sluggish kidneys and stop bladder irritation.
Jad Salts is inexpensive: harmless and
makes i lelightful effervescent litbia litbia-water
water litbia-water drink which millions cf men and
women take now and then, thttj avoiding
serious kidney and bladder diseases.
Has become the slogan not
only on the highways of
travel, but also in all lines
of industry. There's no
such thing as safety if
your valuable property is
not covered by
We represent a number of
the most reliable companies
in existence, and oar facil facilities
ities facilities are not surpassed in
D.W DAVIS, Agency

vate vats, they would locate a county
vat in the community.
All bills were examined, approved
and ordered paid by funds as follows:
Geenral fund warrants Nos. 6826 to
6834, $1599.08; road fund warrants
Nos. 7485-to 8127. $8686.74; fine and
forfeiture fund warrants Nos. 6061
to 6101, $235.49; state air road fund
warrants Nos. 36 to 45, $588.69; sub sub-road
road sub-road district No. 1 warrants No. 77,
$200; agricultural fund warrants,
Nos. 683 to 684, $133.33.
There being no further business the
board adjourned.
W. D. Cam, Chairman.
P. H. Nugent, Clerk.
Motor and transmission parts for
Buoick vars, very low price. At the
Maxwell Service Station. 9-5
Another shipment of Jonteel Tal Talcum
cum Talcum Powder just in at Gerig's Drug
Store- 21"tf
Those chic shapes In all the popular
colors in fall millinery can now be
found at the Style Hat Shop. A lot
of new ones just received, tf
7r t

WANTED Position as stenographer
or stenographer and bookkeeper, by
young lady familiar with town; some
experience.- Address "J," care Star,
Ocala, Fla. 9-5t

FOR SALE Nine pieces of galva galvanized
nized galvanized iron 2 x 8 ft; 10 pieces seven
feet in length; a bargain. Call at
702 S. 4th St. R. N. Dosh. 6t'
FOR RENT Six-room residence with
gas range and bath, three blocks from
square. Apply to H. D. Stokes. 9-Gt
rUK SALE Six good mules at
bargain. Don't answer unless you are
interested. WTill sell for cash only.
Apply to Box 362, Ocala, Fla. 9-3-
FLAT FORJtENT A 4-room down downstairs
stairs downstairs flat; all modern conveniences.
Apply to Mrs. T. H. Wallis. 603 South
Second street. 5-tf
FOR RENT Immediate possession,
residence on Fort King avenue for formerly
merly formerly occupied by Mr. Hetrick. Ap Apply
ply Apply to Mrs. McDowell, next door
east. 9-9-tf
FOR SALE North Ocala lots cheap.
Choice locations. Easy terms if de de-sired.
sired. de-sired. Address Box 164, city. 9-5-Ct
If you have never tried Klenzo
Teoth Paste, begin now and we know
we will have you as a customer for
this right along. It costs only 25
cents the tube, and one has to use
about half the quantity as compared
with other tooth pastes. To be had in
Ocala only at Gerig's Drug Store.
Miriam Rebekah Lodge No. .15
meets the first and third Monday eve evenings
nings evenings in each hionth in lb". Odd Fel Fellows'
lows' Fellows' hall at 8 o'clock.
Clara Moremen. N. G.
' Eloise Bouvier, Secretary.
Ocala Chapter, No. .29, O. E. S
meets at Yonge's hall the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of each
month at 8 o'clock.
Mrs. Alice Yonce, W. M.
Mrs. Susan Cook, Secretory.
Tulula Lodge No. 22, I. O. O. FM
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 always
extended to visiting brothers.
' L. H. Pillans, N. G.
M. M. Little, Secretary.
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, F. &
A. M.j meets on the first and third
Thursdays evenings-of each month at
8 o'clock, until further notice.
' Stephen Jewett, W. M.
Juke Brown, -Secretary.
1 "" '" 111 .ii i.
Fort King Camp No. 14 meet at
the K. of P. hall at 8 p. m. every
second and fourth Friday. Visiting
sovereigns are ftilways welcome.
P. W. Whitesides, C. C.
Chas. K. .-Sago, Clerk
OCALA LOf Mi NO. 286. K. P. O. E.
Ocala Lodge No. 286, Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks, meets
the second and fourth Tuesday even evenings
ings evenings in each month. Visiting breth brethren
ren brethren always welcome. Club house oppo opposite
site opposite Dostoffice, east fide.
C. W. Hunter, U. R.
E. J. Crook. Secretary.
Ocala Lodge in. IZ. Conventions
held every Monday evening at 8
at the Castle Hall, over the James
Carlisle uru&store. A cordis! welcome
to visiting brothers.
IL B. Baxter, C. C.
CL-m. K. Sace. K. of R. S
Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter No. 13, R. A. M., on the
first Friday in every month at 8 p. m.
J. A. Bouvier, H. P.
Take Brown. Secretarr.
; Qualified for Limited Service Only
j A call will soon be Issued for a
i number of good stenographers, who
have had legal training. This call
will be for limited -service men only,
and those who qualify under this call
will probably be assigned to the
judge advocate general's and provost
marshal general's' departments, and
they will be rsquired to report court
martial cases and attend t othe mat-'
ters pertaining to military law in the
For further information, apply to
the local board, Ocala, Fla.
Try "Bouquet Dazira Extract." It
ha3 no equal, and can be had only at
uerig's Drug Store. 21-tf
Gordon Seat Covers for Maxwell
car at less than cost. Apply at the
Maxwell Service Station. 9-5-

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