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

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Weather Forecast: Fair tonight
and probably Sunday.

St. Mihiel Salient Abolished and Over Twenty
Thousand Prisoners Taken


Washington, Sept. 14. The elimi elimination
nation elimination of the St. Mihiel salient by the
first big American offensive, General
Marsh said today, is one of extreme
importance, because it gives the Al Allies
lies Allies a much beter base "for future of-
fpn5v nnpmt.inns." flpnrn1 MarsH

Cj described the operations at St. Mihiel

as "the unit's hot stuff." He said that
General Pershing had not yet been
identifiedsqth any particular unit
'paf'lkipatingv4'"the advance.
General March laid particular em emphasis
phasis emphasis on the determination of the
United States to continue to exert
i her whole strength against the Ger Germans.
With the American Troops on the
Aisne Front, Thursday, Sept. 12, 10
p. m. (Associated 1'ressj. Ameri American
can American infantry operating on this front
advanced its line slightly to several
points southeast of Villers-en-Pray-eres
to northwest of Revillion today.
An American raiding party sent out
against the enemy east of Villeres-en-Prayeres
brought back a" few pris prisoners.
oners. prisoners.
Paris, Sept. 14; Secretary Baker,
who has been at the American front
since Thursday morning, watching
the offensive, will return to Paris to tonight.
night. tonight. The American war secretary
expects to depart shortly for Eng England.
land. England. CASUALTY LIST
The following casualties are re reported
ported reported by the commanding general of
the American Expeditionary Forces:
Killed in action ....... 20
Missing in action 74
Wounded severely 135
Died, accident and other causes.. 2
Died of wounds 9
Wounded, degree, undetermined 12
Died from airplane accident.....". 2
Die dof disease 2
Total .. ....258
Total Number of Casualties, to Date,
Including Those Reported Above
Killed in action (including 291
at sea) 5,758
Died of wounds 1,764
Died of disease 1,734
Died, accident and other causes 826
Wounded in action 16,575
Missing in action (including in
hands of enemy) 3,962
Total to date .' 30,619
Have you used Klenzo Dental
Cream ? Gerig sells it at 25 cents the
tube. tf
Phone No. 451 Is the American
Restaurant, Temple & Davis, proprie-r
tors, the best in the city, at the union
passenger station. 16-tf

The following is a copy of Paragraph No. 2 of a "Instructions Issued to Newspapers" by
Thomas E. Donnelly, Chief Pulp and Paper Section of the War Industries Board: "No publisher
may continue subscriptions after three months after date of expiration, unless subscriptions
are renewed or paid for". This order is issued to conserve on pulp papers, and must be ad adhered
hered adhered to, so unless your subscription is paid up the Star will be discontinued within the next
few days. It is impossible for us to reach every subscriber with a bill, so we trust that all
will attend to the matter at once so that there may be no inconvenience.





illli TAKEN
Every Report from the St. Mihiel
Battle Adds to Success of
the Americans
(Associated Press)
Paris, Sept. 14 Prisoners taken by
General Pershing's troops in the St.
Mihiel sector are said to number
twenty thousand.
Today: The official war pictures.
Eileen Percy and Franklyn Farnum
m "The Empty Cab."
Monday: Emmy Wehlen in "The
House of Gold."
Tuesday: Madge Kennedy in "The
Service Star."

Non Non-Declarant
Declarant Non-Declarant Declarant
Precinct A Citizens Aliens Aliens Whites Col.
1. Ocala ........ 681 5 10 286 310
2. Reddick 128 0 0 39 89
3. Flemington 103 0 0 41 62
4. Cotton Plant 41 : 0 0 17 24
5. Romeo 42 0 0 14 28
6. Gaiter 26 0 0 19 7
7. Shady ; .. 70 0 0 11 59
8. 'Summerfield 89 0 2 39 52
9.1 Lake Weir 39 0 0 12 27
10. Moss Bluff .... 38 -0 0 30 8
11. Grahamville 35 0 0 35 0
12. Lake Kerr U 0 0 3 1
13., Fort McCoy 55 1 0 31 25
14. Orange Springs 36 0 0 27 9
13. Linadale -. 5 0 0 5 0
16. Citra .. 70 0 0 26 44
17. Anthony 119 1 0 59 61
18. Martin 64 0 0 12 52
19. Stanton 46 1 3 21 29
20. Blitchton 71 0 0 27 44
21. Belleview 76 1 0 22 55
22. Mcintosh 96 0 0 48 48
23. Pedro 23 0 0 19 4
24. Dunnellon 211 0 0 59 152
25. Candler 16 0 0 9 Y
26. Sparr 79 0 0 31 48
27. Eureka .. 17 0,0 12 5
28. Levon V 30 0 0 18 12
29. Kendrick 75V 0 1 15 61
30. Martel 96 1 0 31 66
31. Fairfield 73 0 0 31 42
32. Geiger 42 0 0 15 27
33. Emathla 46 0 0 12 34
i 11 Hi-mi- m
2642 10 16 1176 1492




Story that an American Sailing Ves Vessel
sel Vessel Sunk Two Enemy
Submarines f
(Associated Press)
Havana, Sept. 14 Two enemy sub submarines
marines submarines were sunk by an American
bark when she encountered them 200
miles from her port of departure, ac according
cording according to a story in El Mundo, a
local newspaper. No details of the
encounter were given. The bark had
129 passengers on board. The cap captain,
tain, captain, according to El Mundo, vmade a
report of the sinking in writing, and
the report was signed by many of the
Go to Gerig's Drug Store and get
two cakes of Palm Olive Soap FREE.
Ask about it.



Americans Take More Prisoners and Push
Their Lines Further On

London, Sept. 14, 1:30 p. m. (As
sociated Press). General Pershing's
troops in the St. Mihiel sector have
increased the number of Germans
captured to 15,000.
The French began a new attack at
dawn this morning on both sides of
the Ailette river and between the
Aisne and Vesle. The attack is in the
direction of Coucy forest, the south southern
ern southern end of the St. Gobain massif and
is progressing satisfactorily. This
mroning south of the Ailette the
French captured Montdeiagas, the
villages of Allemont and Sancy and
reached the edge of the town of Vail Vail-ly
ly Vail-ly on the Aisne.
The French have advanced between
one and two miles on an eleven-mile
front. )
A German counter attack against
the French on the Ailette front ap appeared
peared appeared weak, although the front line
was strongly held.
CESSES SUCCESSES The French attack was launched at
5 o'clock this morning. One division
at an early hour had taken one thou thousand
sand thousand prisoners, in addition to the
15,000 captured by the Americans in
the St. Mihiel salent, and more are
coming in. Inside the pocket not yet
taken it is expected that more guns
will be captured. In ah attack south
of the Aisne, the French also made
good progress. The maximum depth
of the new poistions of the American
troops in the St. Mihiel sector is
thirteen miles from the former line.
North of the old St. Mihiel salient
the Germans have readjusted their
linesin the neighborhood of Chatil Chatil-lon,Vix
lon,Vix Chatil-lon,Vix miles northwest of.Fresnes.
The enemy has gone back one and
two miles with French patrols in
touch with him.
London, Sept. 14. General Haig's
forces have occupied Auchy, Lesla
and Basseein the Lys sector, it is of officially
ficially officially announced today.
Several attempts of the Germans
to recover their former positions at
Gouzeacourt and Havrincourt have
been unsuccessful. The British cap captured
tured captured more than 1500 prisoners when
they took the towns of Frescourt and
Havrincourt Thursday.
Berlin, Sept. 14. Advances made
by both the Germans y and enemy
forces in the Canal Du Nord sector
yesterday led to violent fighting at
Mouvres and Havrincourt, it is offic official
ial official announced. In Lorraine, between
Sills and the Amoselle river (the St.
Mihiel sector) yesterday passed with
moderate activity. The enemy didn't
continue the attack. j





Socialist Leader May Plot Against
His Country for Ten Years
in a Cell
(Associated Press)
Cleveland, Sept. 14. Eugene V.
Debs, the socialist leader, who was
the party's candidate for president,
charged with violation of the espion espionage
age espionage act, was found guilty and sen sentenced
tenced sentenced to ten years in the peniten penitentiary
tiary penitentiary at Moundsville, W. Va.
Threat to Fix Price of Cotton Causes
a. Stampede Among
the Dealers
(Associated Press)
New Orleans, Sept. 14. The an announcement
nouncement announcement by President Wilson that,
if found necessary, a price would be
fixed for cotton, caused a wild open opening
ing opening of the exchange today, quotations
on early trading dropping $11.50 a
bale, which is the wildest drop ever
recorded here in a similar period of
Company A. County Guards, re received
ceived received its new guns last night, and
with those it formerly possessed, has
nearly fifty rifles. They are all ser serviceable
viceable serviceable rifles, too, and when the
company has its ammunition it will
be able to cope with any emergency
that can arise in this country.
After the new arms were distribut distributed,
ed, distributed, Capt. Roberts marched the com company
pany company up on the square for an hour
and a half's drill, which the men went
thru with in fine order. They wn
many compliments from those who
saw them.
Oacla had an old-time Friday eve evening
ning evening last night. The Weather was
pleasant, the moon shone and the
people were out in full force on the
public square, where the band played
beautifully. To add to the occasion,
the home guards came out on v the
square for drill, and many watched
them with great interest while they
listened to the music. 1
We surely hope the band will be
kept up. Mr. Chattaway is a fine
leader and has good support. We


VOL. 25, NO. 222

Victory Over the Counter Revolution-
ists at Simbirsk on
the Volga
' (Associated Press)
Stockholm, Sept. 14. The Bolshev Bolshevik
ik Bolshevik forces, according to a telegram to today
day today from Moscow, are reported to
have captured Simbirsk on the Volga
river, 105 miles southwest of Kazan,.',
and their cavalry is said to be pur;:
suing the counter-revolutnibiiary x
Y. M. C A.
Program for the State Convention in
the United War Work
The convention will be held in the
Morocco Temple, in Jacksonville,
September 16 and 17. Following is
the program:
Sept. 16th, 9:15 to 10 a. m. Reg Registration.
istration. Registration. 10:10 a. m. Address by J. M.
Clinton,"or Gypsy Smith, or. Senator
New York, or Borden Burr.
11 a. m. Address by William Sloan,
1 p. m. Announce district and
county quota committees, district
chairmen and secretaries present.
" 1 to 2:30 p. m. Buffet luncheon;
committees meet.
Afternoon Program
"Campaign Methods and Princi Principles."
ples." Principles." District meetings.
Acceptance of quotas and comple completion
tion completion of district organization.
Evening: Popular mass meeting.
Military band. Speakers, Mrs. Jose Jose-phus
phus Jose-phus Daniels, Maj. W. J. Bell, Mr. W.
J. Bryan.
Sept. 17th, 9:30 a. m. Boys, color colored,
ed, colored, industrial, rural, city, work and
Afternoon: Speakers' bureau and
publicity bureau conferences.
Closing address, "How to Win,' by
W. J. Bryan.
think the concerts have made our
somewhat too quiet town feel better
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
Buy War Savings Stamps.






PnhllKheil Kverj Hay Except Sunday by

R. II. Carroll, Frexldent
I. V. Lenven stood, Sec-reary-Treanurer
J II. Henjamln, Editor
Entfrel at Ocala. Fla., -ostofflce as
4fcoril-clas3 matter.
IIiinimm Ofne Five-One
Editorial Department Two-Seven
Sorlety Editor Fire, Doable-One
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We see a good many two-horse
wagons loaded with cotton coming
into town.
Just now the Hindenburg line is
not catching any fish. Times-Union.
It's catching plenty of hell, howev
America's participation in the war
has changed many Irish from pro pro-Germans
Germans pro-Germans to pro-Allies.
The third French republic is now
forty-eight ; years old, and the' hopes
of the Bourbons and the Bonapartes
alike have died in this war.
Congressman Kitchin says he never
paid more than $1.50 for a shirt. We
wish he would lead us to where he
can get a good shirt for $1.50.
Some of the young folks, and some
who are not young, are doing their
darndest to burn up during the week
nights the gas they don't burn Sun Sunday.
day. Sunday. And they succeed, and then
North Carolina is trying the "ange "ange-lus"
lus" "ange-lus" (idea with considerable success.
At 7 o'clock every evening, the people
are requested to stop a minute and
offer prayer for the success of the
Allied cause, and a great many are
complying. .'
The pnly reason we wanted the Red
Sox to win "yesterday was because
that would end it, and it did.- St.
Augustine Record.
Same here. The world's series is
fierce on any afternoon paper located
less than 2000 miles west of it.
So many thousands of women in
the middle twest have been earning
large wages in field work, "as substi substitutes
tutes substitutes for men called into the nation's
service, that that section is looking
for the biggest trade this fall ever
The German empress is said to be
suffering from hardening of the ar arteries,
teries, arteries, but the German emperor suf suffers
fers suffers from hardening of the heart.--Toronto
Mail and Empire.
Millions of other people suffer from
it more than he does.
Figuring from the firing on Fort
Sumter to the last clash between Fed Federals
erals Federals and Confederates at LaG range,
Ga., the American civil war lasted
four years and six weeks. That is
about as long as the great world war
has lasted, and the end is yet a year
and a half or two years off.
John Kendrick. Bangs, one of the
most famous American humorists,
has recently returned from a trip to
France where he lectured, many
times within range of the German
guns, under the auspices of the Am American
erican American Y. M. C. A. He was elected the
official "Daddy" of one American
division and came home full of en enthusiasm
thusiasm enthusiasm for the A. E. F. "They're
all bucked up and as long as they are
that way they will be irresistible,"
was Mr. Bangs' verdict. "The easiest
place in, the world to rouse a hearty
laugh is among the American troops
On September 25th the next Y. M.
C. A. war work school opens at Blue
Ridge, N. C. The southeastern per personnel
sonnel personnel department has asked Florida
to furnish twenty-five men for this
school. The following communication
from Dr. W. W. Alexander, general
personnel secretary, Atlanta, explains
the urgent need of immediate re response:
sponse: response: "The present Blue Ridge
training school has only sixty men.
This is not by any means enough men
to take care of our home work. We
should have not less than twenty-five

men a month from each of the seven
states in order to take care of the
growing needs of our home camps.
We have ono'entirely new camp com coming
ing coming on, which will have at least fifty
thousand men, and will require from
seventy-five to one hundred new sec secretaries.
retaries. secretaries. We are in need of business
men who can carry executive respon responsibility;
sibility; responsibility; of religious workers who
have had training and experience, and
of educational men who can teach
and supervise the educational work
in the development battalions."

Mr. and Mrs. George MacKay have
received from the War Department
the commissions to which their brave
son, George Lewis MacKay, who fell
fighting for his country in France
some time ago, was entitled. Young
George was in line for increased pro promotion,
motion, promotion, the department knew the
commissions would have been his had
he lived, so they will send them to
his parents, that they may keep them
among their dearest treasures. The
commissions are dated as follows:
"George Louis MacKay, July 9th, i
second lieutenant's commission. Au August
gust August 29th, first lieutenant's commis commission."
sion." commission." It is in pride as well as sadness
that Mr. and Mrs. MacKay receive
this testimony to the merit of their
brave boy and the appreciation of his
grateful country.
The battle of St. Mihiel is anr Am American
erican American victory. The St. Mihiel salient
has been a thorn in the French side
for four years. The French have
never felt like they could spare the
troops needed to flatten it back into
the German line. The Americans fur
nished the men needed. The French i
engaged the enemy at St. Mihiel, the
point of the salient, and the Ameri
cans attacked on both sides, having j
plenty of men to spare to prevent a
counter offensive on either flank. J
Judging by the rapidity of the ad
vance, the French and Americans:
seem to have run right over the Ger German
man German trenches, drove across' the neck
of the salient and then crushed in the
sides. It wasn't as big a battle as the
Marne, nor some of the other fights
this summer, but it was a great bat battle
tle battle nevertheless, and will cause Allied
stock to go up and Hun stock to go
down. :
The Ocala Star i3 authority for the
statement that Senator Park Tram Tram-mell
mell Tram-mell is considering relinquishing his
senatorial seat for a position in the
army. We doubt it; and we would he
sorry to see him do it. Tampa Tri Tribune.
bune. Tribune. Our information comes from Sena Senator
tor Senator TrammelPs brother. We should
very much dislike to see the senator
resign at, present.
It' pays to advertise. B. Goldman
was a candidate for alderman in
Ocala and advertised his desire faith faithfully
fully faithfully in the Star. Result he was
elected by a good majority. Palatka
Thanks for the compliment, Brother
Russell, but Mr. Goldman advertised
in our morning contemporary as much
as in the Star. Mr. Goldman is a
firm believer in advertising. We think,
however, he would have been elected
anyhow. A large majority of the
people knew he was by far the best
of the three candidates.
St. Petersburg young men have a
great opportunity to get a college ed education
ucation education without any expense. They
will actually be paid while they are
studying and will have a change to go
into the army as officers instead of
privates. St. Petersburg Independ Independent.
ent. Independent. t
We don't think that is a square
deal for the men already in the ranks.
The government should pick all its
officers, if possible, from among those
who have been working and fighting
for the last year.
It is a blessing to the state of Flor Florida
ida Florida that the governor has not a larg larger
er larger family than he has, for then office
holders would be justified in feeling
shaky of their jobs. Perhaps the gov governor
ernor governor was justified in his removal
from office of Tax Collector Rast of
Duval county, but the appointment of
his (the governor's) son-in-law to fill
the vacancy, can hardly be looked
upon by fair-minded people, as in
keeping with the dignity of an official
holding the office which Mr. Catts
does. It smells too strongly of nepot nepotism.
ism. nepotism. rOrIando Reporter-Star.
The Hindenburg line is likely to be
a Betjindenburg line throughout its
length without much furthey delay.
Tampa Times.
The governor seems to spend con considerable
siderable considerable time over the family check checker
er checker board. Moving them from one job
to another seems to be a favorite
pastimej with him. Times-Union.
Well be glad when the governor
finally gets "that son-in-law of pa's"
located. Cedric's latest place is the
Duval county tax' collector's office.
St. Augustine Record.
Gov. Catts has appointed his son-in-law
tax collector of Duval county.
We don't blame him. Any office
where there is a possibilty of knock knocking
ing knocking down $146,000 should be kent in
the family. Wauchula Advocate.
Back the boys. Make good your war
savings pledge.

The Kaiser as
I Knew Him
For Fourteen


(Copyright, 1918, by the McClure Newspa Newspaper
per Newspaper Syndicate.)
Democracy's Worst Enemy.
The great military machine which
the kaiser had built up during the first
28 years of his reign "for the purpose
of maintaining peace" was constantly
Itching for war. There was a feeling
among the militarists that while It
was all right for the kaiser to assume
the role of the "Prince of Peace" dur during
ing during the period of preparation, it was
possible to overplay the part. He so
frequently referred to the fact that
his sole purpose in maintaining a large
army and navy was to maintain peace
that the war lords of Germany began
to fear that perhaps he might mean It.
The murder of' the Archduke Franz
Ferdinand, the successor to the Aus Austrian
trian Austrian throne, and his wife by a Ser Serbian
bian Serbian on June 29, 1914, gave Germany
he excuse for which she had been
waiting so long to start a European
conflagration and found Austria as
anxious for war as her ally.
But even had Emperor Franz Joseph
shown reluctance to plunge his nation
Into war and had Austria refused to
chastise Serbia for the murder of the
Archduke I doubt very much whether
the kaiser would have allowed that
event to have gone unavenged.
It touched him in one of his most
vulnerable spots. The sanctity of roy royalty
alty royalty Is one of his. most cherished ideas,
lie felt sponsor for the monarchies
of the world, as we feel sponsor for
the democracies. A thrust at a throne
was a stab at the kaiser's heart, and
with or without the co-operation of
Austria I firmly believe he would have
gone to any lengths' to have avenged
the crime of Sarajevo.
It Is true that the kaiser sent a
message to the czar of Russia in
which he pointed out that Austria
ought to be allowed to chastise Serbia
without interference from the other
European powers,, remarking, "We
princes must hold together," but there
can be no doubt that that was very
far from the outcome dearest to his
heart. If, indeed, the punishment of
Serbia had been accomplished with without
out without 'war the kaiser would have been a
most disappointed man, and If Russia
had failed to ; mobilize her troops,
which gave Germany a pretext for
crossing the Russian border, I haven't
the slightest doubt that Germany
would have prodded Russia into war,
anyway, knowing that France would
follow. "Der Tag" (the day) had
come for which Germany had been
planning and plotting, and nothing 0
earth could now interfere with the ex execution
ecution execution of the program.
How firmly the kaiser was wedded
;to the dynastic idea and how deeply
he abhorred the spirit of democracy
was revealed throughout the whole
course of his life, and in his conversa conversations
tions conversations with roe he frequently gave ex expression
pression expression to views which disclosed how
thoroughly he believed in the "divine
right of kings."
' I saw him shortly after Wilson's
election In 1912.
I "What will America ever accomplish
with a professor at its head?" he
asked, sneerlngly. "Davis, your coun country
try country will never be truly great until it
becomes a monarchy !"
On another occasion, he sneered at
conditions in England.
"Look at England today," he re remarked.
marked. remarked. "She is ruled by Lloyd
George, a socialist! Why, England is
virtually a republic, as bad as France
What's become of the king of Eng England?
land? England? One never hears of him any
more! Why doesn't he assert him himself?"
self?" himself?" The tone of disgust with which
he gave vent to these sentiments was
more significant, perhaps, than the
words used might imply.
"Your president is trying to over overthrow
throw overthrow me and my family from the
throne of Germany by his notes," he
commented bitterly, wnea I saw him
shortly after the publication of the
president's reply to the pope, "but he
little understands how loyal are my
people and now futile his efforts will
prove. They held meetings recently
all over the empire, in every city and
village, and showed their allegiance
to me In no uncertain way, and your
president received the answer from
my people that he deserved!" I won wondered
dered wondered whether the kaiser was unaware
of the fact that all these meetings
had teen Inspired by the government
and their useful agent, the press, cr
whether he was once again making
use of his histrionic ability.
Although Germany is regarded as
the cradle cf socialism, to the kaiser
it was a cancer which was slowly eat eating
ing eating away the foundations of his em empire
pire empire and he viewed its progress with
the direst misgivings.
Before the war he steadfastly re re-'
' re-' fused to receive a deputation of so socialists
cialists socialists and never once gave an auci'-i
ence to the leaders of the socialist I

party in the reichstag, although th
heads of committees of all the other
political parties were at times re received
ceived received in conference.
While the reichstag was little more
than a children's debating (society, the
growth and increasing power of the
socialistic party, wbich was constantly
clamoring for the reform vote, could
not be ignored, and no doubt had a
great deal to do with the militarists'
anxiety not to postpone the war too
After mobilization was ordered,
however, the kaiser decided to recede
from his position somewhat, and frcm
the balcony of the palace in Berlin, in
front of which an enormous crowd
had gathered, he declared significant significantly:
ly: significantly: "I recognize no parties. We are
now all Germans."
If anyone Imagines, however, that
his kowtowing to the socialists in this
instance was evidence cf a permanent
chnnge of heart, he little appreciates
how deeply rooted is the kaiser's ab abhorrence
horrence abhorrence of socialism and democracy.
Indeed, one of the principal things the
kaiser hoped to accomplish by prose prosecuting
cuting prosecuting the war to a triumphant con conclusion
clusion conclusion was the blow It would deal to
socialistic progress. He felt that
victory would make his army the idol
of the people and that their monarch
would shine in the reflected glory of
their martial achievements. A, suc successful
cessful successful war, he believed, would set so socialism
cialism socialism back a hundred years.
Certain it is the war brought no
change in the kaiser's personal habits.
Even to curry favor with the socialis socialistic
tic socialistic element he never unbent to the
slightest degree in his outward dis display
play display of kingly attributes. In all his
career the German people had never
seen their kaiser other than in his
royal uniform, and at all military pa parades
rades parades or reviews he always rode a
white horse, that he might be most
conspicuous, and bore the royal mace
which his ancestors had carried centu centuries
ries centuries before him.,. With the death
struggle between medieval monarchy
and democracy raging about him the
kaiser was determined to yield not a
tittle of his prerogatives. His autx
mobile still made its coming known by
Its distinctive "tade-tada-ta-ta" and
the royal palaces were maintained in
all their accustomed pomp.
But while the kaiser's armies were
triumphant in the field, the principle
which he was combating was every everywhere
where everywhere gaining ground. On March 15,
1917, the czar abdicated and Russia,
whose autocratic form of government
had long been the envy of the German
aristocracy, became a republic!
"The downfall of the Russian em empire
pire empire was brought about by England
because she feared that the czar was
about to make a separate peace," the
kaiser commented to me. "As a mat matter
ter matter of fact, however, neither the czar
nor his government ever approached
us on that subject, and when England
overthrew the Russian monarchy she
defeated her very punse. With the
czar on the throne Russia would prob probably
ably probably have gone on fighting us."
Although the kaiser bore no particu particular
lar particular love for the czar, whom he was
fighting, he had no desire to convert
the empire into a democracy, and his
bitterness toward England for what
he thought was her part in the estab establishment
lishment establishment of the Russian republic was
very pronounced.
When, a few months later, the abdi
cation of the czar was followed by the
abdication of King Constantlne of
Greece, the kaiser sustained another
blow which hurt him more than the
defeat of one of his armies would
have done.
"They are trying to force their rot rotten
ten rotten form of democratic government on
Greece, he declared fiercely. "The
way they have treated my poor Elster,
the queen of Greece, Is a shame and a
disgrace. They talk about our inva invasion
sion invasion of Belgium, but their actions in
Greece are Infinitely worse. I have
studied the English people for twenty twenty-five
five twenty-five years, and they always try to
cover their acts with religion and the
talk of benefits to civilization and hu humanity,
manity, humanity, but, hypocrites that they are,
they continue to grab all they can get
their hands on just the samel"
The fact that Greece had a treaty
with Serbia which required her to take
up arms if Serbia were attacked and
that she had failed to meet her obli obligations
gations obligations In that respect was naturally
of no significance to the kaiser, to
whom treaties were but scraps of pa paper.
per. paper. The keynote "of the kaiser's military
program lay in the fact that ha real realized
ized realized that it was necessary for him to
win in order to hold his throne. I fetl
quite sure that if the allies were wil willing
ling willing to concede to Germany all the ter territory
ritory territory she has conquered Belgium,
(Concluded on Fourth Page)


You have been helping your Government by
buying United States Bonds. Maybe you would in invest
vest invest further if you hsd a safe place to keep the bonds.
We have decided therefore to take care of your
bonds free of cost. Bring them at once. Those who
have not finished paying for their Third Liberty Loan
subscription will please call and square accounts te te-fo
fo te-fo re the Fourth Loan starts.

That is not a loyal thing to do, of course, and few of us realize
that we are helping the enemy when we waste money. Pretty hard
to define what waste is. One man's waste may be another man's
economy. In a r general way, waste in war time may be defined as the
buying of anything net essential to health and efficiency. Every
dollar one spends for unnecessary things commands goods and ser services,
vices, services, that is, labor and materials, needed by the United States Gov Government
ernment Government for war purposes. And. if you invest 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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Suffering Described As Torture
Relieved by Black-Draught.

Rossville, Ga. Mrs. Kate Lee Able, ol
this place, writes: "My husband is an
engineer, and once while lifting, he in injured
jured injured himself with a piece of heavy ma machinery,
chinery, machinery, across the abdomen He was
so sore he could not bear to press on
himself at all, on chest or abdomen. He

weighed Ib5 ids., ana ieu on unm tie
weighed 110 lbs., in two weeks.
He became constipated and it looked
like he would die. We had three different
doctors, yet with all their medicine, his
bowels failed to act. He would turn up
a ten-cent bottle of castor oil, and drink
it two or three days in succession. .He
did this yet without result. We became
desperate, he suffered so. He was swol swollen
len swollen terribly. He told me his suffering
could only be described as torture.
I sent and bought Thedford's Black Black-Draught
Draught Black-Draught I made him take a big dose,
and when it began to act he fainted, he
was in such misery, but he got relief and
bega? 'to mend at once. He got well,
and we both feel he owes his life to
Thedford's Black-Draught."
Thedford's Black-Draught will help you
to keep fit, ready for the day's work.
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PHONES 47. 104, 305

A few bathing caps just arrived at
Gerig's Drug Store. 30-3t

Dreamer and Doer
A dreamer and a doer
Were born the self same day,
Grew up and dwelt together
In comrade work and play.
The dreamer sent his fancy
On classic fields to roam,
The doer fashioned temples
From common clay, at home.
The dreamer saw a kingdom
Where right ruled everything,
Where justice dwelt with liberty
And every man was king.
The doer fought triumphant
Through hatred, pain and dearth,
To bring the kingdom nearer
Of peace, good will on earth.
The dreamer saw his Master
Compassionate and mild.
The doer toiled and suffered
Lifted the crippled child,
Led forth the blind and erring,
Till in his iace men saw
The Master's spirit shining,
And touched his robe in awe.
How could the dreamer triumph ?
How could the doer plan?
Ahl you have read the answer!
They were the self same man.
Fare forth, my valiant doer,
Where storm-tossed pennons gleam
But lose not, in thy striving,
The vision and the dream.
The Red Workers permit' is now is issued
sued issued by the adjutant general of the
American Expeditionary Forces to
every Young Women's Christian As Association
sociation Association war worker who goes to all
American base hospitals in France to
take charge of nurses' clubs, now
maintained for' the comfort of nurses
by the Y. W. C. A. in all American
base hospital compounds. This order
makes each young woman subject to

all military rulings. She may be shot

at dawn if found to be a spy.
Miss Anne Bryan Carson, daughter

of State Senator C. A. Carson of Kis-

simmee, and niece of Ex-Senator N.
P. Bryan of Jacksonville, an A. B.,
Colorado College, 1914, did home
demonstration work under the de department
partment department of agriculture for two
years. For a year Miss Carson was

manager of the Kissimmee Telephone

company. All this fitted her to be a
finance secretary for the Y. W. C. A.
She is serving at present x on the

southeastern department staff for
the war fund drive of the Y. W. C. A.

It is sincerely regretted by the
many friends of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Fox that they are moving to

St. Petersburg to reside. Mr. Fox
will engage in the automobile busi

ness there, having purchased a ga garage
rage garage in the Sunshine City. Mr. Fox
is already in St. Petersburg, but will
return to Ocala in a few days to at attend
tend attend to business matters. Mrs. Fox
will join her husband in St. Peters Petersburg
burg Petersburg Monday. The best of good
wishes will follow this popular young
couple to their new home.
Mrs. E. T. Helvenston and children

find the Florida climate extremely
J warm after the delightful bracing
mountain atmosphere. They visited
; the soldiers' camp, while in Green

ville, b. C; this camp being situated
five miles from the city. There are
a number of Ocala boys stationed
there, but Mrs. Helvenston failed to
see them.
Mrs. R. J. Rivers and children are
spending the week-end at their home
in this city, coming from Lake Weir,
where they are enjoying a pleasant
vacation, especially to see Mr. Rivers,
who is at home for a few days from
Jacksonville. Mr. Rivers will return
to Jacksonville Monday and Mrs.
Rivers and children will return to the
Mrs. D. E. Mclver and daughter,
Miss Frances Mclver, returned yes yesterday
terday yesterday afternoon from a fortnight's
stay at White Springs. During her
absence Mrs. Mclver spent a few
days at Tallahassee in atendance
upon the war college, which she
greatly enjoyed.
Mrs. S. R. Whaley and daughter,
Miss Olive Whaley, returned today
from Madison, where they have spent
the past week with Mrs. Whaley's
sisters and other relatives.
Mrs. C. H. Campbell and daughter,

Miss Irene Campbell, who have
been guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. W.
Stripling, will leave Monday in their
car for their home in DeLand.
Mr. Wellie Meffert will leave Mon Monday
day Monday for Columbia Military Academy,
Columbia, Tenn., where he will attend
school this winter.
Mr. C. P. Anderson and son, C. P.
Anderson Jr. are in the city for a few
days from Pittsburg, Pa. Mr. An Anderson
derson Anderson Jr. will leave Monday for an
army camp.

Mrs. W. C. Chalker and daughter,

Miss Maudie Marshall, will leave to

morrow for Jacksonville, where they

will be guests of friends for a week.

JMr. John Batts, who is attending

the training school in Gainesville, is

j spending the week end with relatives

Jin Ocala.

Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Meffert have re received
ceived received a cablegram from their son,
Mr. Clarence Meffert, from Paris.

Miss Dixie Pillans of Electra pass

ed through Ocala last night on her

way to Tampa, where she will spend
several days.

(Concluded on Fourth Page)

, Baptist
"Why Pray for Victory?" A ques question
tion question of great importance and press pressing
ing pressing urgency at this special stage of

the world struggle. Rev. Wm. H.

Wrighton expects to deal with this
subject Sunday night in the First
Baptist church. You are invited to

this service and also to our Sunday

school which meets at 9:30 a. m. and

the morning service at 11 a. m. Do
your bit and come.

Grace Episcopal
(Rev. Gilbert A. Ottmann, Rector)
9:45 a. m. Sunday school.
7:30 a. m. Holy communion, every


11 a. m. Holy communion and
sermon, first Sunday.
11 a. m. -Morning prayer and ser

mon, except first Sunday.

There will be services at 8 o'clock

tomorrow evening.

All seats free. Every one welcome

at all services.

First Presbyterian
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
Eric Collier, superintendent.
11 a. m. Public worship.
8 p. m. Public worship.
8 p. m. Wednesday, midweek

prayer meeting.

7 a. m. Thursday, unio prayer-


The pastor has returned from his

vacation and will be in his pulpit at
both services tomorrow. He is very
much refreshed by his rest in the
mountains. He hopes to have good

congregations at both services tomor

row, and urges all the members of

the church and of the congregation to

be in their places in Sunday school

and church, and begin at once to plan
for an aggressive fall and winter

campaign. It is time for "offensives."
Let us make an aggressive campaign

against sin and irreligion, not con

tent to hold our own, or satisfied with

past achievements, .but let us, carry

the war into the enemy's country

and win the victory through our

Lord Jesus Christ.

The pastor will preach tomorrow

morning on "Wells of Comfort," and

in the evening on "Ruin and Recov Recovery.",.
ery.",. Recovery.",. ... .J

The public is cordially invited.
John R. Herndon, Pastor.
Epworth League
The league meets at 7 o'colck. Sub

ject, "Bible Biography." All friends
and visitors cordially invited.

Song, My Faith Looks Up to Thee.
Scripture lesson, Ex. 4-31.
Hymn, Onward Christian Soldier.
Blackboard talk. 1
"Moses, the Great Law Giver," by

Miss Katharine Strunk.

Reading, "The Burial of Moses," by

Miss Sara Rentz.

Song, Guide Me Oh Jehovah.
"Joshua, the Great Commander,"

by Miss Mary Brice.

Scripture reading, by John Cook.
"David, the Great Singer of Israel,"

by Miss Eloise Bcruvier.

Ps. xxiii, in concert.
Song, Come Thou Almighty King.
"Daniel the Brave," by Ralph Sim


Roll calL Response with favorite

Bible characters.

Open discussion.
Song, Stand Up for Jesus.
St. Phillip's Catholic Church
St, Philip's Sunday and holiday

services will be at 10 a. m. and at
5:30 p. m. Instruction for the chil

dren at 9 a. m. Daily mass at 7 a. m.

Christian Science Society of Ocala
(Yonge's Hall)
10 a. m. Sunday school. y
11 a. m. Sunday service.
7:45 p. m. first Wednesday in each


Free readme room and lihrarv nnen

on Tuesdays and Fridays from 3 to 5.


Qualified for Limited Service Only
A call will soon be Issued for a
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 required to report court
martial cases and attend t othe mat matters
ters matters pertaining to military law in the
For further information, apply to
the local board, Ocala, Fla.

An elegant line of the latest models
in Pattern, Street and Sport Hats
just received at the Affleck Millinery

Parlor, south side of Ocala House,
block. 13-tf


The Fashion Center



An Interesting Display of
Autumn & Winter Fashions
Is Now Being Made in Apparel For
Women and Misses.

Tailor-Made Suits
Characteristically-new in every detail of line, materialand trimming.
Fashioned with care, and priced with discretion. Some excellent values from,
$16.50 to $62.00
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Women's Coats
Beautiful materials, transformed with consummate skill into out-of-door
garments that will appeal to everyone, are the salient feature here. The prices,
$16.50 to $59.50
Women's Dresses
A collection fascinating to every woman who aspires to be smartly gown gowned,
ed, gowned, interesting to every woman who studies values. In all the desired fabrics
for Fall and Winter. Prices are from,

$9.50 to $47.50

Autumn Blouses in Exclusive Styles
An advance showing of distinctive Blouse models in Georgette Crepe,
Satin and Crepe de Chine.

$3.50 to $8.95

Separate Skirts V
A beautiful collection of Fancy Silk and Woolen Skirts now on display.

$2.50 to $19.50

Fall Silks
For best values, largest varieties of weaves and styles and most com complete
plete complete color assortments in the city.
Perchance you'll like the chic little turban or one of the new "tarn" ef effects;
fects; effects; possibly you had rattier have one of the wider brimmed affairs of satin satin-whatever
whatever satin-whatever you desire, you are sure to find here, because, our early fall displays
include the newest modes, approved by fashion, and feature the latest effects in
shape and color.

$1.50 to $12.50

Mr. H. W. Tucker is in the market
for seed cotton. He will buy all the
farmers will bring to him. 9-3-tf

We will be closed Monday September the 16th on ac account
count account of holiday

We respectfully put before you the advisability of anticipating your
requirements, and of buying now most of the things you will need in the
near future.
Prices are continually advancing. There is no prospect of an early
decline. Later on you will have to pay more for the same goods or even
for merchandise not so good.
It is unwise to buy more than you need, or buy with the purpose of
hoarding. But it is the height of wisdom to take advantage of prevailing
prices, and buy your present needs now, as well as to anticipate those
of the early future.




lift IIS

Mr. O. II. Mathews of Flemington
was in the city yesterday.
Let us supply your TOILET AR ARTICLES.
TICLES. ARTICLES. Our line is complete, and
the prices dway3 reasonable. The
Court Pharmacy. Phone 284. tf
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hetrick and
their pretty little daughter left for
West Palm Beach today. Ocala will
certainly miss this excellent family.
- s
W. K. Lane, M. D.,' Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida. tf
"Tea and Coffee" Brown, the clever
traveling man, who has all Gov. Catts
good looks and none of his bad ones,
is a guest of the Harrington.
The members of Grace church are
requested to take notice that there
will be services at their church at
eight o'clock tomorrow evening.
David Key, colored, was found
guilty in Judge Smith's court this
morning of recruiting labor at Belle Belle-view
view Belle-view some days ago. Mr. T. S. Tran-
tham prosecuted the case for the
state, while Hey was represented by
Mr. R. B. Bullock.
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 Oklawaha'Valley railroad will
run trains to Silver Springs tomor tomorrow.
row. tomorrow. See schedule elsewhere. ;'
A fifty-cent purchase of Palm Olive
toilet requisites at Gerigs' Drug
Store, entitles you to two cakes of
Palm Olive Soak FREE. tf
Mr. Frank Gates, who has a situa situation
tion situation in Gainesville, is expected here
this evening for a week-end visit to
his mother and sister.
Mrs. Minnie A. Bostick has receiv receiv-the
the receiv-the good news that her son, Leslie,
sergeant in a cavalry regiment,
which has been ion the border, has
been named for a term in officers'
school at Camp Hancock; We have no
doubt that this clever boy will win a
The Ocala Ginning Company, of
which Arthur. Cobb is the ruling spir spirit,
it, spirit, commenced ginning cotton today.
It has 75,000 pounds of seed cotton on
hand and more coming steadily in.
Mr. Ernest Rawls was in town to
day on his way back to New Orleans.
He brought the good news that his
grandiatner, Mr. u. u. Stevens is
much improved.
Gerig is giving away two cakes of
Palm Olice Toilet Soap with a fifty
cent purchase of theif goods. tf
Charlie Chaplin, colored, who was
brought to the hospital one week ago
and was operated on for strangulated
hernia, leaves today for his. home at
Morriston. Mr. Strickland of Bush-
nell, who was operated on yesterday
for the same trouble, is doing very
The Miami Metropolis says Miss
lommie Abernatny win instruct m
Latin this year, which is her second
school year in that city.
' Ocala, Fla., Sept. 11, 1918.
To the Citizens of Ocala:
The, Ocala public library submits
the following comparative statement
of book circulation as between adult
and juvenile readers.
Names on yearly report register,
1187; books in library, not including
periodicals or pamphlets, 4284.

Adult Juvenile Total
General works 9 1 10
Philosophy 24 10
Religior 46 24 70
Sociology 73 293 356
Language 10 10
Science 29 54 83
Useful Arts 27 25 52
Fine Arts 24 30 54
Literature 209 37 246
History' 12 2 14
Travel 68 21 89
Biography 271 57 328
Fiction 8,287 3,978 12,265
Current V
Periodicals 2,869 2,869
French 2 2
Spanish 1 1
German 1 1
Totals .11,953 5,512 16,474

The year from Sept. 11, 1917, to
Sept. 11, 1918, 1722 books have been
added to, accessions. The library has
sent three boxes of books to the sol soldiers
diers soldiers this year, some 1468, besides
several packages of magazines to the
Y. M. C. A., all of which were donated
or duplication taken out of the li
brary. Respectfully,
Louise E. Gamsby, Librarian.
Somewhere in England,
Battery A, 316th F. A.
Editor Star: Just a card to let you
know that we landed all safe over
here, and we like it fine so far. Re Regards
gards Regards to all. Edw. O. Marshall.

(Continued from Second Page)
Serbia, Poland, Itoumania, iiussia ana
part of France, and restore all her col colonies,
onies, colonies, upon condition that the kaiser
step down from the throne, he would
reject the proposition without a' mo moment's
ment's moment's hesitation.
"Tour country would like to make a
republic cut of Germany," he com commented,
mented, commented, "a republic like France, per perhaps,
haps, perhaps, going down and dcwn all the
time a country ruled by lawyers!"
And he mentioned half a doz?n cf the
great French statesmen who wire
members zt the legal profession. "It's
a sad thing for a country when it gets
into the hands of the lawyers. France
and Italy are already controlled by
them, and America and England are
rapidly following their example!"
The kaiser regarded the German
people as his own property to do with
as he liked. When I referred to the
"German people" in conversation he
would delicately correct me by refer referring
ring referring in his reply to "my people."
When, for instance, I said on one oc occasion.
casion. occasion. "I understand,- your irajesiy,
that the German people are anxious
for peace," he answered, ?Tes, Davis,
my people are strongly ir favor of
peace, but they want n German peace
no allied peace J"

He believed that just as the universe
is ruled' by God so should the earth
be dominated by an earthly ruler an4
that God had selected him for the task.
To displace him in favor of a repub republican
lican republican form of government, to substi substitute
tute substitute a ruler elected by the people for
a monarch designated by God was in
his opinion the basest sort of sacrilege,
and the unfortunate part of it all was
that the majority of his people co coincided
incided coincided with him. They preferred to
be. ruled by a hand of iron rather than
to rule themselves. Some day they
may be awakened to the blessings of
self-government, but up to the present
time they have not shown the slightest
Indication that they would prefer to
rule than be ruled, and because they
submit so willingly to the kaiser's dom
ination he has become obsessed with
the idea that the rest of the world
should follow suit.
(Continued Monday)
Among the other premiums offered
by individuals and firms for the com
ing fair is a very substantial ( one
offered by the Wilson & Toomer fer
tilizer neoDle in Jacksonville. This
firm offers the following premiums
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which in dollars and cents amounts to
fifty dollars:
Two war savings stamps on each of
the products named:
Best box of oranges.. t
Best box of grapefruit.
Best bushel sweet potatoes.
Best crate of Irish potatoes.
Best crate of cabbage.
The only stipulation is that
Droduct Vmust be grown with
firm's fertilizers and so labeled when
Weirsdale, Sept. 51918. Dr. E. B.
Lytle and Mr. R. L. Lytle arived home
from Jacksonville Monday afternoon.
They reported Jacksonville a very
busy place.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Knoblock and
children, and niece and nephew, Lora
and Lawrence Baxley, returned last
Tuesday to their home in Martin after
a pleasant three weeks spent here at
the lake.
Mr. R. D. Douglas was a business
caller in Ocala Friday.
Miss Jessie Cameron is here from
Orlando for a few days visiting the
home folks. Everybody is glad to see
her again.
Miss Willard Bishop came in Satur Saturday
day Saturday night on the night train from
Kendrick to be with her mother over
Mrs. Tom Kelsey went to Orlando
Sunday afternoon to take teashers'
.examination there.
Mrs. C. L. Bird and her sister, Miss
Trilby Chambers, made a short visit
to their mother at Brooksville last
Mr. ,W. S. Alsop from Jacksonville
is here visiting his old home for a
short rst
The W. C. T. U. will hojd its regu regular
lar regular meeting Thursday afternoon at 3
o'clock at the church. Everyone is
invited to come.
Mr. and Mrs. Van Alteman have
moved back to the mill from Collins,
Ga. Everyone is glad to have them
here again, but sorry to hear he had
the misfortune to lose his entire cot cotton
ton cotton srop by the boll weevil.
An elegant line of the latest models
in Pattern, Street and Sport Hats
just-received at the Affleck Millinery
Parlor, south side of Ocala House
block. 13-tf
All colored contributors who made
pledges to the second Red Cross wTar
fund that are still unpaid, will please
see J. S, LaKoche at once, as these
pledges must be paid not later than
October 1st.
Is your word to Uncle Sam and his
soldiers good? Then prove it.
A few bathing caps just arrived at

Gerig's Drug Store. 30-3t

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Meeting of Dickison Chapter
The regular business meeting of
Dickison Chapter, U. D. C, was held
Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock, with
Mrs. S. E. Waterman as hostess, the
president, Mrs. W. W. Harris's, pre presiding.
siding. presiding. After the usual routine work
had been completed, interesting let letters
ters letters were read from Mrs. Wynn of
Fort Myers, in regard to the proposi proposition
tion proposition offered the state chapter of 25
to the one showing the largest num number
ber number of Confederate descendents; also
a message from the state president,
Mrs. Julian Norris of Tampa, that
she would visit Dickison chapter in
The Confederate bed donated by
the chapter to our boys in far away
France, over which is the inscription,
"Our Confederate Soldiers," was lov lovingly
ingly lovingly discussed.
At the conclusion of the meeting,
Mrs. Waterman, assisted by Mrs.
Carney, Misses Ivia Waterman and
Violet Jones, served iced grapejuice
and war cakes.
About fifteen members were pres present
ent present and a most delightful meeting
was enjoyed.
Notice to Red Cross Workers
A Red Cross allotment has been re
ceived and the work room at the post-
office will be open every -day begin beginning
ning beginning Monday morning, from 8:30 to
12 m., and from 2 to 6 p. m., except
on Saturdays. Alice Campbell,
Asst. Secretary A. R. C.
iMrs. B. II. Seymour arrived home
this morning from Tallahassee, where
she attended the war college. Mrs.
Seymour has returned filled with en enthusiasm
thusiasm enthusiasm and will be a real inspira inspiration
tion inspiration to all war workers, having im imbibed
bibed imbibed much useful information, which
she will take great delight in shar sharing
ing sharing with others. Mrs. Seymour feels
that the war college was a great
success. ) Every organization in Flor Florida
ida Florida was represented, there being six sixteen
teen sixteen heads of different departments,
making the gathering one of the most
distinguished ever held in the state.
Miss Irma Blake will resume her
duties as teacher of music, both piano
and voice, Monday, Sept. 16th. All
pupils desiring to enter this class
may communicate with Miss Blake
either now or later. Miss Blake is
too well known as an instructor in
music to need further introduction,
as she has for several years given of
her time and talents unstintingly for
the pleasure and benefit of her home
city, and has gained an enviable rep reputation
utation reputation fo rher efficiency as a teacher.
Pauline Frederick' is the queen of
movie tragedy, and she never appear appeared
ed appeared to better advantage than in "His
Final Reckoning, '' at the Temple yes-
teraay. ine omciai war pictures win
be shown tonight, and with them an
excellent feature story, "The Empty
Cab," in which Franklyn Farnum and
Eileen Percy have the leading, roles.
Cards received this morning fron.
Mrs. W. T. Gary give the informa information
tion information that she is now enjoying the
scenery of the Catskill mountains.
She has had a most delightful trip
up the Hudson on one of the floating
palaces that ply that stream. She
says it is almost like winter in the
mountains at this time.
, Miss Ellen Stripling will leave to tomorrow
morrow tomorrow afternoon on the limited for
Gainesville, Ga., where she will enter
the conservatory of music at Brenau,
for special instruction in piano and
voice. She will be accompanied by
her father, Mr. W. W. Stripling, who
wm De wiin nis aaugnier in uames-
ville for a few days.
Miss Louise Booe is again in Flor Florida,
ida, Florida, having arrived a few days since
in Jacksonville, where she has been
the guest of her aunt, Mrs. Wiley.
Together they have gone to Pablo
Beach, where they are having a de delightful
lightful delightful time.
Miss Sara Pearl Martin will ac accompany
company accompany Mrs. Campbell and Miss
Irene Campbell to DeLand Monday,
and will be the guest of the latter.
Miss Martin will also visit her aunt,
Mrs. J. Fv Williamson, and will be
away sever al weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Mcllwain and
family motored from their home in
Lakeland to Tampa last week, on a
combined business and pleasure trip.
MrTs William Camp has returned
home after spending the summer at
Lake Toxaway, N. C, with his sister,
Mrs. G. F. Armstrong of Savananh
Mrs. J. R. Moorhead will return to
Ocala tomorrow from her attendance
upon the war work college at Talla
Miss Bernice Smith of Martel after
a short visit to her sister, Mrs. L. H
Pillans and family, returned home
Roscoe Meffert expects to leave
Monday for Gainesville, where he will
attend the university this winter.
The Miami Metropolis says friend
of Lieut, and Mrs. Samuel Barco will
be interested to learn of the birth of

a daughter to them yesterday. Mrs.


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Barco is with her mother, Mrs. Wim Wimple
ple Wimple in Atlanta, and Lieut. Barco is in
Mrs. Ed. Carmichael is now in At Atlanta,
lanta, Atlanta, paving concluded a lovely visit
in various sections of Colorado.
Misses Ava Lee Edwards and Eliz Elizabeth
abeth Elizabeth Davis will leave Monday for
Cases Known Where Men Who Have
Forsworn Whisky and Tobacco
Have Changed Their Minds.
I was much Interested in Chauncey
Depew's story of the way he broke
away from tobacco at the ripe age of
sixty years, "G. M. F." writes In the
Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
"I bought a Partaga and walked up
the hill to the capitol. I was feeling
very Bad. At the State street corner
I looked at my cigar and said : 'Old
friend, you have sacrificed yourself
for me, and I've pretty nearly sacri sacrificed
ficed sacrificed mysef for you. Here's where you
and I part company. I tossed the cigar
away, it hit the side of a passing horse
car and landed In the street. The car
conductor jumped off, picked It up and
went on, smoking happily.
If the car conductor had not grabbed
the cigar Chauncey might have
changed his mind and reclaimed it.
Grandma used to say that one should
never act upon Impulse. I remember
quitting the use of tobacco once, while
fishing, and I afterward changed my
mind and walked back a quarter of a
mile to retrieve my snipe. The fel fellow
low fellow who forswears booze and breaks
his bottle impulsively generally man manages
ages manages to get another pint somewhere.
Renunciation Is not likely to possess
a durable quality if It Is handcuffed.
I like to Imagine a man giving up
smoking, with a vest pocket full of
cigars, or whisky, with a barrel of it
In the cellar. I say I like to Imagine
It, but do they ever do that? Most
smokers never quit until their draft
is shut off.
Would Seem Somewhat Hard to Ex Explain,
plain, Explain, Unless It Be to Cause House Housewife
wife Housewife Much Worry.
Here is a life history of that frail,
yellow quarter-Inch moth. Those that
we see fluttering about the house are
probably looking for a good 'place to
start a colony. Each female moth lays
about 50 eggs. She glues each one
carefully to the fiber of cloth or fur,
and she Is especially pleased with
fuzzy-fabrics, fringes, and frayed edges
where she can bury her eggs deep In
the ambush of tangled threads. After
she has fastened all her eggs her life life-work
work life-work Is over and she dies.
It takes the egg3 just a week to
hatch. Out of each one comes a wee
translucently white caterpillar which
starts Immediately to do damage. As
It eats, it builds a gallery to live In
from a sort of silk of Its own making,
mingled with fibres torn from the fa fabric
bric fabric on which It lives. The caterpillar
gnaws at your coat or your dress or
your blankets for about ten weeks.
Then It enlarges Its feeding case to
make a cocoon. Two weeks It sleeps
In this cocoon, then the case bursts,
the caterpillar comes out a pale, dusty
yellow moth, mates, and starts an another
other another destructive cycle of life.
Fortunes In Bibles.
Eccentric people often conceal sums
of money In the family Bible, where It
Is discovered, sometimes by chance,
after their death.
Such an Incident occurred In Paris.
A French Poilu returned home from
the fronfto find that his father had
just died. He had lefi him nothing In
his will, only the family Bible. Closer
Inspection revealed between Its pages
securities to the value of $65,0001
A few years ago a young nobleman
who was In financial difficulties had oc occasion
casion occasion to refer to the family Bible for
a date there recorded. In so doing he
came across a number of Bank of Eng
land notes, amounting collectively to
a considerable sum, which more than
met his liabilities. Then he recalled
his mother's dying words that "Help
might be found in the Bible when all
other sources failed. But he had paid
small heed to the Injunction, and cer certainly
tainly certainly never dreamed of so practical a
fulfillment of her words.
Back the boys. Make good your war
savings pledge.
Advertise In the Star.


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at a considerable cost or sacrifice to themselves.
the Federal Reserve Banking System established by

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For the Same Reason
The Oklawaha Valley Rail Railroad
road Railroad will make a rcund
trip to Silver Springs every
Sunday until further notice.
Iv. Ocala.... -1.2 p. m.
Lv. Spring .... 4:30 p. m.
Expert Typists and Stenographers
Can Obtain Good Pay from the
Navy Department
Navy recruiting officers have re
ceived the following notice!
The southern diivsion has been as
signed a quota of .fifty women per
week for ten weeks between the ages
of 18 and 35, sixty per cent to be com
petent .stenographers and the remain
ing forty to be competent and accu
rate typists. Your quota is seven per
week. Enroll with the rating of yeo yeoman
man yeoman transfer. Report to the com commanding
manding commanding officer Naval Reserve Forct,
room 1914, new navy building, Wash Washington,
ington, Washington, D. C, for duty in the navy de department.
partment. department. Transfer in weekly drafts,
notifying the commanding officer,
Naval Reserve Force, Navy Depart Department,
ment, Department, by dispatch number, time and
dates of arrival. Advise if your dis district
trict district can be expected to enroll the
full weekly quota for ten weeks.
Oak Vale, Sept. 5. Ferrel Boyer
came-home-Saturday to visit the home
folks, bringing with him Mr. Cole Coleman,
man, Coleman, a Georgia boy. They returned
Monday to Gainesville, where they
are being prepared to do work for
Uncle Sam.
Our school opened this week with
an enrollment of twenty-one. Mr.
Vandaver of iWacahoota is the teach teacher.
er. teacher. Mr. William Bradley's daughter,
Lucile is attending the Ebenezer
school, going to and from with Mr.
Vandaver, the teacher.
Mrs. C. S. Sims and son, Geofrey
and baby Miriam spent last week
with her mother, Mrs. A. Vinson of
Lady Lake.
Mrs. C. W. Boyer and daughter,
Anna May and Mrs. W. F. King were
callers at the W. H. Anderson and
Denmark homes-Tuesday afternoon afternoon-Patrick
Patrick afternoon-Patrick Anderson has gone, to
Hopewell, Va but has not fully de decided
cided decided that he will remain there.
Lou Eva and Leola Anderson are
going to the Williston high school.
Lou Eva needed the advantages of
the higher grades.
Mrs. J. Fielding and son, Joseph
spent last Sunday at the home of W.
H. Anderson.
SanuColding, who went away with
the last lot of soldiers to Camp Jack Jackson,
son, Jackson, writes home that he i3 all right
and enjoying camp life. w
Mrs. A. Rozear of High Springs,
who has been visiting her son, Mr.
Wilton Howell: of Gainesville, the
past week, came on here today to
visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. A.
Clancy and other relatives.
Miss Gertrude Shutt of Gaines-


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FOR RENT A five-room cottage,)
close in, good location, all modern
conveniences, very close to primary
and high school houses. Apply to S. 1
H. Christian, city. 14-tf
FOR SALE Cheap, one 1916 model ?
"25" Maxwell roadster in good condi-
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Fla. 14-6t
FOR SALE Five-room house, two
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FOR SALE One baby crib and high
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ture. Apply at once at 403 Fort King
avenue. It

FOR SALE Baby Maxwell car with
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reasonable price. J, R. Jordan, at B.
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ROOMS FOR RENT At the Dormi-'
tory, furnished or unfurnished for
light housekeeping.' "Half price to
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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
WANTED Position as stenographeri
or stenographer and bookkeeper, by
young lady familiar with town; some
experience. Address "J," care Star,
Ocala, Fla. 9-5t
FOR RENT Six-room residence with
gas range and bath, three blocks front
square. Apply to H. D. Stokes. 9-6t T
FOR SALE Six good mules at a
bargain. Don't answer unless you are
interested. Will sell for cash only.
Apply to Box 362, Ocala, Fla. 9-3- f
FLAT FOR RENT A 4-room downi
stairs flat; all modern conveniences.
Apply to Mrs. T. H. Wallis, 603 South
Second street. 5-tf I
FOR SALE Have a second hand
Ford touring car in good condition,
Apply to E. L. Bell, 416 East Third
St., Ocala, Fla. 9-3-12t
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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
easV 9-9-tf I
your building will look well, the Paint
will wear well, the cost will be lowest,
since you will have fewer gallons to
buy, because its all paint, and you
get two for one.
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A coat now and then of DAVIS?
serves preserves your wagons and farm imple implements
ments implements and makes them look like new.
For Sale By ;
Ocala, Florida
ville, came down today to spent some
time with Miss Lonnie Clancy.
We noticed in a paper that some
one had raised corn eleven and a half
inches long. Percy Larson raised
some Rockdale corn thirteen inches
long on Mrs. W. F. King's farm.
Mr. H. W. Tucker1 is in the market
for seed cotton. He will buy all the
farmers will bring to him. 9-3-tf

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