The Ocala evening star

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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
Wednesday, except probably showers
south portion.
VOL. 25, NO. 230





American Fire Effectually
Held Them Up

With the Americans in Lorraine,
Monday, Sept. 23. (By Associated
Press.) American artillery fire pre prevented
vented prevented an enemy raid today. Warn Warning
ing Warning the enemy's intention was given
by the start of a barrage fire, but the
reply of the Americans was so effec effectual
tual effectual any attack was out of the ques question.
tion. question. After a gas bombardment the
enemy attempted to raid the Ameri American
can American lines in the Vosges sector today,
but was repulsed before reaching the
American trenches.
London, Sept. 24. The British are
pressing on St. Quentin directly from
the west, Gen.'Haig's report today
shows. lie reports fighting taking
plqce to the British advantage, and
announces progress by the attacking
forces in the region east of Verman.
On the front west of 'Cambrai in
the region north of Moeuvre, British
positions have been improved. In the
Arras and Lys sector the British re repulsed
pulsed repulsed two attempts by the Germans
to drive them from their new posi positions
tions positions southeast of Gavrelle. In Flan Flanders
ders Flanders the British succeeded in pushing
forward to occupy a portion of the
old British line southeast of Voorme Voorme-zeele,
zeele, Voorme-zeele, below Ypres.
Paris, Sept. 24. The artillery was
active last night on the French front i
below St. Quentin, and between the
Ailette and the Aisne, but there was
no infantry" action, says the war of office
fice office statement issued today.
London, Sept. 24. Biegoviesht Biegoviesht-chensk,
chensk, Biegoviesht-chensk, capital of the Siberian pro province
vince province of Amur, and Alexievisk have
been occupied by Japanese cavalry,
according to information received by
the Japanese embassy. Two thousand
Austro-Germans were taken prisoner.
They laid down their arms at Kokka.
Washington, Sept. 24. Sergeant
John B. Garner of Cedartown, Ga.,
has been awarded the distinguished
service cross by General Pershing for
heroisn in. action, the war department
announced last night. The r citation
"For extraordinary heroism in ac
tion north of Clemery, in Lorraine,
France, on the night of August 16-17,
1918. Although wounded in the face
and hand, he went fifty meters up a
road in the face of fire from two Ger German
man German machine guns and of exploding
grenades to rescue his lieutenant,
who lay 100 meters within the Ger German
man German wire, so severely wounded that
he couldnot move without assistance.
Sergeant Garner put the officer on his
back, crawled through the enemy's
wire and from there carried him 00
meters across open ground under fire
to safety."
(Associated Press)
' Waycross, Sept. 24 Sandy Reaves,
a 17-year-old negro, charged with
assaulting a three-year-old white
' girl near Blackshear, was lynched
early today. The body of Reaves was
found hanging from a tree on the
Waycross and Blackshear road near
' the railroad shops.
filling prescriptions. Tell your phy physician
sician physician to leave yours with us. G. C.
Green '& Co., phone 424. tf
Call and get the last minute styles
in millinery at the Affleck Millinery
Parlor, south side Ocala House block.
Are Now in Stock



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BUT HISH Ji FU 11,1-!
To Whom Questionnaires were Mailed
September 21st
931 George L. Taylor, Ocala.
934 William Vogt Jr., Ocala.
935 Elisha Vogt, Ocala.
937 Robert Armstrong, Irvine.
940 William Behn, Reddick.
94G Thomas M. Hardee, Citra.
948 Wm. OHerren, Orange Sp'gs.
951 William W. John, Citra.
953 Gordon Kingsley, Citra.
955 John A. Matchett, Citra.
956 Wm. A. Matchett, Citra.
958 Jessie I. Dorsey, Fairfield.
961 Forrest Evans, Irvine.
962 John C. Evans, Irvine.
968 Arthur London, Mcintosh.
970 Grant Mazon, Mcintosh.
p74 Melton Payne, Mcintosh.
977 Isaiah Robinson, Mcintosh.
978 Phillip Sawyer, Evinston.
980 Mose Green, Eureka.
983 Lawrence B. Harris, Eureka.
986 James Allen, Ocala.
989 Ezekiel Morrison, Reddick.
990 Solomon D. Harrison, Reddick.
998 Lymus McCrady, Reddick.
999 Joe McCullen, Reddick.
1000 Ben Omer, Reddick.
1003 Leroy Curry, Ocala.
1007 John E. Davis, Santos.
1008 Joe M. Debor, Ocala.
1011 James E. Dixon. Ocala.
1012 Anthony Douglas, Ocala.
1013 Ben Doctor, Ocala.
1015 Robert S. Dorsey Ocala.
1016 Frank Doctor, Ocala.
1020 Olney L. Hall, Lowell.
1022 Alex. Warmuck. Summerfield.
1028 Neil Carter, York.
1029 Jeff Daniels, Sparr.
1034 David Kelley, Ocala.
1035 Rufus Kirby, Ocala.
10427Andrew L. Neville, Dunnellon.
1045 Walter S. Niblack, Dunnellon.
1046 Jesse Pedrick, Dunnellon.
1047 Ferney B. Peterson, Dunnellon.
1048 Albert S. Peterson, Dunnellon.
1052 Riley W. Starling.. Dunnellon.
1055 N. J. Theios, Dunnellon.
1058 John C. Waters, Dunnellon.
1062 John W. Williams, Juliette.
1065 Jerry J. Williams, Cotton Pint.
1066 E. E. Williams. Cotton Plant.
1069 H. O. Woodward, Cotton Plant.
1073 Mannie M. Williams, Williston.
1074 Wesley A. Wilkerson, Reddick.
1077 Arlin Blitch, Morriston.
1080 John C. Collins, Morriston.
1082 Robert E. L. Curry, Morriston.
1084 Amzie W. Shipp, Ocala.
1087 Moses F. Thomas, Morriston.
1088 Adam Waters, Ocala.
1090 Richard Willis, Morriston.
1092 Andrew Williams. Ocala.
1093 Pink Wright, Morriston.
1094 Esie Johnson, Dunnellon.
1095 Samuel Johnson, Dunnellon.
1096 Moses Johnson, Dunnellon.
1099 Johnie Kalm, Dunnellon.
1101 Gross Michael, Ocala.
1102 Porel Michael, Ocala.
1104 Junier Mants, Ocala.
1107 King S. J. Myers, Ocala.
1110 Rossie McCloud.' Kendrick.
1111 John Alton McConley. Waldo.
1117 Charlie E. Baird, Morriston.
1118 Irbie N. Knablack, Ocala.
1119 Wm. A. Knoblock, Ocala.
1120 Robert B. Meffert, Ocala.
1121 Arick G. Reiff, Martin.
1122 J. R. Scarborough, Ocala.
1124 Wilson M. Tenton, Martin.
1128 John B. Victor, Martin.
1135 Rube Buree, Martin.
1137 George Cave, itartin.
1138 Ageb Dew, Martin.
1140 Elias Gibson, Martin.
1142 Henry Harrington, Martin.
1143 Gold Haines, Martin.
1146 Robert H. Jones. Martin.
1147 Samuel Jenkins, Martin.
1148 Luther Jones, Reddick.
1149 Collins Johnson, Martin.
1150 Fred Johnson, Fessenden.
1153 Fred Brinson, Citra.
1155 Thadeus L. Hogan, Burbank.
1156 Charles H. Laxton, Burbank.
1157 John A. March, Burbank.
1158 Luther A. Marsh, Burbank.
1162 Arthur E. Squires, Eureka.
1164 Isia S. Tenton, Eureka.
1167 Thos. H. Griggs, Moss Bluff.




London, Sept. 24 An official state statement
ment statement says the Serbians continue to
cross the Vardar river northeast of
Monastir and are in contact with the
Bulgarians. The retreating Bulgar Bulgarians
ians Bulgarians are burning villages, stores and
materials. Around Prilep the Set"
bians are on the Gradsko-Prilep road
to the northeast, while to the south southeast
east southeast they liave reached the steep
massif of the Drenska mountain
Paris, Sept. 24. Many Bulgarian
troops are deserting, according to ad advices
vices advices from the front. It is reported
that 560 men in one regiment were
executed at the command of German
1169 Robert Griggs, Moss Bluff.
1171 Samuel J. Griggs, Electra.
1173 Richard O. Halford, Electra.
1178 Kenneth E. Ansley, Fairfield.
1179 Carlos C. Ayer, Micanopy.
1180 Clarence C. Brown, Micanopy.
1161 John W. McRae, Evinston.
1183 Walter Norsworthy, Mcintosh.
1184 Ed. Kin Olson, Orange Lake.
1186 Archie L. Parker, Orange Lake
1189 Edwin L. Price, Mcintosh.
1190- Jas. C. Quattlebaum, MTntosh.
1192 Samuel P. Rush, Micanopy.
1195 Elihu Davis, Reddick.
List of Registrants to Whom Ques Questionnaires
tionnaires Questionnaires were Mailed Sept. 23
1196 Wesley "Evans, Reddick.
1198 Caesar Fort, Lowell.
1205 Mathew Hart, Reddick.
1206 Eric Heath, Reddick.
1207 Woner Heath, Reddick.
1208 Eugene Hilliard, Reddick.
1210 -Robert Robinson, Ocala.
1211 Jesse Rutland, Ocala.
1212 Percy Ruth Ocala.
1215 John J. Sampson, Ocala.
1216 Lonnie Sanders, Ocala.
1217 May Sears, Ocala.
1220 Duncan Sinclair, Ocala.
1223 Zeke Smith, Ocala.
1224 James Smith, Ocala.
1225 Cecil W. Mathews, Williston.
1226 E. W. Mathews. Williston.
1227 Oscar W. Messer, Williston.
1229 Denny R. Mixson, Reddick.
1231 John S. Mixson, Micanopy.
1234 David T. Williams, Dunnellon.
1235 -P. L. Stevenson, Orange Lake.
1238 Jos. C. Turnipseed, Mcintosh.
1242 B. C. Woodford, Boardman.
1243 Frank B. Wylin. Mcintosh.
1245 Richard Ashley, Oranke Lake.
1246 John Bennette, Orange Lake.
1248 Noland Brown, Micanopy.
1252 Solomon Ellis, Orange Lake.
1253 Mack Eugine, Mcintosh.
1256 rStewart Green, Irvine.
1262 Wylie Jones, Boardman.
1265 Wm. B. Brown, Fairfield.
1266 Elmore J. Collins, Irvine.
1269 Luther C. Dodd, Fairfield.
1272 George D. Howell, Reddick.
1277 Chas. L. Manning, Irvine.
1278 John W. Blair, Citra.
1279 Thos. R. Burleson, Citra.
1280 Eugene B. Burleson, Citra.
1281 Jas. G. Carrington, Mcintosh.
1286 Jas. M. Farnbach, Boardman.
1288 Isaac E. Farnbach, Mcintosh.
1294 Robert Ruth, Ocala.
1298 Jas. S. Adams, Ocala.
1300 Harry L. Anderson, Ocala.
1301 Vhanaspa Calhoun, Ocala.
1302 Jas. M. Council, Ocala.
1304 James Echols, Ocala.
1309 H. Pendygraft, Panasoffkee
1310 Henry Gadsden, Ocala.
1312 Luther Gadsden,- Ocala.
1315 Arthur L. Golman, Ocala.
1316 James Gooden, Ocala.
1323 Isaac Parcell Griffin, Ocala.
1325 Ether Green, Ocala.
1333 Andrew Hall, Cornell.
1334 John Haile, Ocala.
1335 Lonnie -Harmon, Ocala.
1336 Hort Hicks, Ocala.
1338 Chas. P. Davis, Summerfield.
1342 George Gape, Dunnellon.
1344 James Green, Dunnellon.
1356 Jim Ingram, Dunnellon.
1358 Mlvin Jennings, Dunnellon.
1359 Wm. W. Jenkins, Dunnellon.
1363 C. K. Lawton, Summerfield.
1364 Walter Mathews, Summerfield
1371 Leslie L. Home, Ocala.
1373 Bennett Johnson, Ocala.
1375Wohn C. Knight, Weirsdale.
1381 Herbert H. Reed, Weirsdale.
1385 Chas. N. Snook, Weirsdale.
1388 Henry Adams, Weirsdale.
1389 C. A. Anderson, Weirsdale.
1390 Jas. L. Bass, Weirsdale.
1395 Joseph H. Brown, Eastlake.
1397 Joe Cooper, Waycross, Ga.
1399 Sim Jacobs, Martel.

i era
Many Guests of the Famous Hotel
Chased Out of Bed Early
this Morning
(Associated Press)
Washington, Sept. 24. The police
and fire officials are investigating a
fire early this morning at the New
Willard hotel, which caused damage
estimated at $100,000 and sent hun hundreds
dreds hundreds of guests, including Vice Pres President
ident President Marshall and many diplomats,
scurrying to the lobbies and safety.
The blaze originated in the pantry off
the palm room, but was checked be before
fore before it had spread far.
As a step toward stabilizing wage
conditions during the war a confer conference
ence conference of manufacturers and represen
tatives will be held tomorrow with
war and navy officials to discuss
methods of enforcing labor agree agreements
ments agreements to be made between the gov
ernment, the workmen and govern government
ment government employers. Labor representa representatives
tives representatives will be called on to co-operate in
a plan which will involve an attempt
to increase wages in some of the low
paid groups to a standard coihmunity
or industrial wage scale. Millions of
workmen will be affected.
The railroad administration has or ordered
dered ordered that after October 1st cotton
and cotton linters must be loaded 75
bales or more per car.
Washington,, Sept. 24. U. S. Con-
fsul General Poole has arrived safely
at Helsinfors from Moscow and is due
in Stockholm tomorrow, according to
a message to the state department
from Helsingfors, dated Sept. 21st.
Washington, Sept. 24. National
prohibition, effective next July 1 for
the period of the war, was approved
last night by the House, which adopt adopted,
ed, adopted, 171 to 34, the Senate prohibition
rider to the $12,000,000 emergency
appropriation bill. The measure now
will be sent to conference for adjust adjustment
ment adjustment of differences between the two
houses on appropriation items.
The regular meeting of the Marion
County Merchants Association will
be held tomorrow morning at the
Temple theater.
1401 Sylvester Jatts, Martel.
1402 Oscar Miller, York.
1405 James Robinson, Morriston.
1406 Homer Robinson, Cotton Plant.
1408 Limon L. Teal, Cotton Plant.
1410 Shade D. Atkinson, Ocala.
1411- Virgil Irvin Bass, Juliette.
1413 Willard R. Blitch, Morriston.
1420 Ben Asbery, Summerfield.
1421 Robert Blake, Summerfield.
1422 Wm. J. Piatt, Summerfield.
1424 W. H. Scroggie, Summerfield.
1426 Leeslie Senn, Summerfield.
1428 Fred H. Smith, Summerfield.
1429 W. A. Swearingen, Sumrfield.
1431 William Wright, Summerfield.
1437 Bennie G. Simmons, Micanopy.
1441 Martin D. Smith, Ocala.
1442 John Smith, Ocala.
1445 Louden Spikes, Ocala.
1447 George Spraggen, Ocala.
1448 Louis Spraggen, Ocala.
1452 James Stallings, Ocala.
1454 Wilson Holmes, Lowell.
1460 Henry Jackson, Reddick.
1461 George C. Perry, Summerfield.
1470 Leon Thomas, Ocala.
1471 Nathan Thomas, Ocala.
1472 Daniel Thomas, Ocala.
1473 Chas. A. Tillis, Ocala.
1476 Cazie J. Boiling, Summerfield.
1378 Isaac Bristow, Summerfield.
1479 Cherry Brooks, Summerfield.
1481 Henry Calhoun, Summerfield.
1484 James Dickerson, Summerfield.
1486 James Duhart, Summerfield.
1 1487 Albert Elkins, Summerfield.


English have Captured Ancient
City of Acre

London, Sept. 24. It is officially
announced that British cavalry is
pushing up the Mediterranean coast
from Palestine and have occupied
Haifa and Acre. East of the Jordan
the Turks are withdrawing toward
Amman. On the Hedjas railroad,
Australian, New Zaeland, Jewish -and
other troops are pursuing the enemy
and have reached Es-Salt, fifteen
miles to the northwest.
The total number of Turks taken
prisoners exceed largely the 25,000
already reported. The town of Maan,
southeast of the Dead Sea. has been
occupied by Arabs who are attacking
parties of Turks retreating toward
Amman along the Hedjas railway.
The following casualties are re reported
ported reported by the commanding general of
the American Expeditionary Forces:
The casualty lists of the American
army will hereafter be posted in the
Star's front windows every morning.
If in looking over them you see the
name of anyone you know, please re report
port report it to the paper.
Killed in action 121
Missing in action ...... 24
Wounded severely 63
Wounded slightly 2
Died, accident and other causes.. 3
Died of wounds 21
Wounded, degree undetermined.. 3
Taken prisoner 5
Died from airplane accident 1
Died of disease 5
Total 1 248
Killed in action 1
Missing in action 10
Died of wounds 1
Wounded in action (severely)... 7
Wounded in action, degree unde undetermined
termined undetermined 1
In hands of enemy 1
Total 21
The only Florida name on the list
is of Private Herger Williams, Wau Wau-chula;
chula; Wau-chula; died of wounds.
Program of Their Meeting October 10
and 11 at Marianna
Chambliss & Co., Ocala, Fla.
Gentlemen: The big event for
swine growers of Florida is at hand.
Your organization, the Florida State
Swine Growers' Association, plans to
hold the greatest meeting in its his history
tory history at Marianna, Jackson county,
Florida, Thursday and Friday, Octo October
ber October 10th and 11th, 1918, and the ex executive
ecutive executive board of the association has
voted to hold an auction sale of "pure
bred swine in conjunction with this
meeting and in which you are invited
to participate.
The tentative program enclosed is
said to be the best ever put on by the
association. Every number will be
full of instructive interest. Every
number is to be handler! by a swine
grower who knows his subject.
So far this association has made
an excellent record both as regards
growth and activity. It is making a
good impression throughout Florida.
Respectfully yours,
Florida State Swine Growers' Assn.
Jacksonville, Fla., Sept. 21.
Tentative Program
9 a. m., Thursday morning, Octo October
ber October 10th Call to order by President
Z. C Herlong, of Micanopy.
Address of welcome by J. D. Smith,
mayor of Marianna.
Response by A. P. Anthony presi president
dent president of Peoples Bank, Jacksonville.
Brief History of Live Stock Devel Development
opment Development in West Florida, by Alex
Sessoms, Bonifay.
The Peanut and Its Relations to
Pork Production, by S. W. Hiatt, dis district
trict district agent extension service, Gaines Gainesville.
ville. Gainesville. Feeding Velvet Beans, by E. C.


Streets of Tulsa Swarming with Ex Ex-Soldiers
Soldiers Ex-Soldiers of the Faithful
(Associated Press)
. Tulsa, Okla.. Sept. 24. Many Con Confederate
federate Confederate veterans are here for the re reunion.
union. reunion. They revived old memories
when nearly four thousand camped in
school buildings, sleeping on mat mattresses
tresses mattresses with blankets provided by the
war department as coverings. They
express themselves well pleased with
the accommodations provided. The
veterans will begin their meetings to tomorrow.
morrow. tomorrow. ONE CHRISTMAS PACKAGE
Washington, Sept. 24. Christmas
packages for the two and a half mil million
lion million or more American soldiers who
will be in France during the holiday
season this year will be delivered un under
der under an arrangement with the Red
i Cross, it was announced yesterday by
jthe war department.
! Tn order fn rnntrnl trip flnnH nf trifta
- f
that otherwise would make the hand handling
ling handling of them impracticable, the department-
has decided that only one
parcel will be accepted for each man.
Gen. Pershing is forwarding coupons
bearing the name and address of each
member of the expeditionary force,
to be distributed to the next of kin.
These coupons must be attached to
standard containers, 9 by 4 by 3 in inches
ches inches in size, which will be provided
by local Red Cross chapters upon ap application.
plication. application. All packages must be
mailed before November 15.
Beuchler, manager Anthony Farms,
Adjournment for lunch.
1:30 p. m., Thursday, Oct. 10th
Meeting called to order by the presi president.
dent. president. Value of Pastures for the Brood
Sow, by H. W. Mercer, Cottondale.
A Home Grown Balanced Ration
for Hogs, by Prof. John M. Scott, vice
director Federal Experiment Station,
Pasture Rotations for Profitable
Pork Production, by W. D. Bryan,
Shipping Hogs to Market, by B. F.
Williamson, president Florida Live
Stock Exchange, Jacksonville.
Adjournment for supper.
8 p. m.. Thursday, Oct. 10 Meet Meeting
ing Meeting called to order by president.
Hog Raising vs. Tobacco Growing,
by J. F. Bostick, Quincy.
Influence of the Packing Plant on
the Swine Industry, by Albert Myers,
9 a. m., Friday, Oct. 11 Feeding
and care of Pure Bred Hogs, by L. S.
Harvard, Live Oak,
Selling Pure Bred Hogs in the
Souths by W. H. Peacock of Peacock
& Hodge, Cochran, Ga.
Fifteen minute talka on the princi principal
pal principal breeds of hoge raised in Florida,
by representatives of the respective
breeders 'organizations.
Adjournment for lunch.
Friday Afternoon, Oct. 11th
Big p'ure bred swine auction sale .of
48 head of registered hogs, including
the four principal breeds raised in
Florida Berkshire, Doroc, Hamp Hampshire
shire Hampshire and Poland China. Col. W. D.
Scott of Edison, Ga., and Col. F. D.
Hengst of Louisville, Ky., auction auctioneers
eers auctioneers in charge; Chas. M. Turney, of
Jacksonville, superintendent of sale.
H. H. Simmons, Jacksonville; L. H.
Willis, Evinston; J. H. Wendler, Or Orlando,
lando, Orlando, and E. A. McColskey, Lake
City, auction sale committee.



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Entered at Ocala, Fla,, -ostofflce as
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The other day we chanced to meet
An alien on the crowded street,
And wondering whence he came
Asked him what his nation's name.
With pride of mien and pride of eye,
In foreign accept made reply:
"What I was is naught to me
In this land of liberty
In my soul as man to man
I am, all through, American."
Author Unknown.
Russia is now a dozen Mexicos in
' When you speak without thinking,
you generally speak what you are
Cackle berries are 50, cents a dozen
in Ocala, which is cheaper than al almost
most almost anywhere else.
"No man is a hero to his dentist."
If you don't believe it, read the story,
"The Kaiser as I Knew Him," now
running in the Star. i
XT 1 A 1 ?
iou neean i worry aDout; wnai ln ln-'convenience
'convenience ln-'convenience or privation you have to
put up with this winter. Your ene enemies
mies enemies are a whole lot worse off.
The Germans who started four
years ago to Paris have about con concluded
cluded concluded to see America first. A great
many of them will see hell first.
Men of draft age needn't worry
about fall and winter-styles. An army
or navy uniform is the most becom becoming
ing becoming suit a man can wear these days.
We don't favor tyrants, but if Wil Wilson
son Wilson had a few profiteers shot some
morning at sunrise, or even a little
before day, we should not denounce
When the war began, the Huns
proclaimed that Egypt was the Ach Achilles
illes Achilles heel of the British empire.
Events since have proven that the
heel has a long, sharp spur on it and
is able to kick vigorously.
We are very partial to that Sunday
train to Silver Springs over the Ok Ok-lawaha
lawaha Ok-lawaha Valley railroad. Silver
Springs is about the only place to
which our financial resources will
furnish the railroad fare.
Philip Schiedman, leader of the
majority socialist party in Germany,
kicks on the kaiser's brother-in-law
becoming ruler of Finland. He says
the people of Europe do not want the
number of kings increased.
Arthur Brisbane is having an awk awkward
ward awkward time proving that the brewers
didn't control him in the ownership
of the Washington Times. Brisbane's
writings are so much like the foam
on the beer that he may be unjustly
, If Woodrow doesn't appoint a shoe
administrator pretty soon, we and
some of our friends are going to
have to go barefoot. What we would
have to pay for a pair of shoes now
would have bought a whole steer,
hide and all, not so many years ago.
It would buy the hide now.
Some people think we shoultknot
help Belgium any longer that we
need everything for our own people.
Aside from the inhumanity of the
thing, it would be bad policy to
desert Belgium. That devoted little
country is a clog on the Hun, and he
is beginning to feel the weight.
Says the Wauchula Advocate: "If
any person wilfully disobeys the gas
oline saving request we have no sym
pathy for them if their cars are paint painted
ed painted yellow and the owner branded a
slacker so indelibly that it would be
carried through life. But in this
sound judgment should be used. A

gentleman in a neighboring town had
his car daubed with yellow because
he had used it to take his wife to
church, and he lived three-quarters of

a mile from church and his wife, who
is no longer young, could not walk
that distance without undue fatigue.
Last Sunday a young matron of Wau Wauchula
chula Wauchula took her mother to church in an
auto, although they only live three or
four blocks from the church. But the
mother is far from well and could not
walk to church. Had it not been for
the auto the mother would have been
unable to attend services and unless
there is a fair understanding about
the matter the daughter would be
afraid to use her auto for such a
noble purpose next Sunday. The gas gasoline
oline gasoline situation is not so serious that
cars cannot be used for legitimate
purposes. It may be all right to give
it to slackers, but be sure it is a
Somebody recommends making
caramels out of sweet potatoes. We
went in a restaurant some weeks ago
and seeing candied sweet potatoes on
the billyfare, asked for a portion. The
waiter brought us two sections of a
potato, one about as big as our
thumb and the other about as big as
our other thumb and charged us 15
cents for them. As the same amount
of money invested in chocolate cara caramels
mels caramels would have brought larger re results,
sults, results, we shouldn't be surprised if
there was good money to be made out
of sweet potatoes.
Because the Allies have driven the
Bulgars back at several points on the
Macedonian front, captured thou thousands
sands thousands of prisoners and scores of guns,
cut the Saloniki to Nish railroad, and
otherwise developed unexpected
strength in that quarter, we needn't
conclude that Bulgaria is down and
out. However, we needn't be surpris surprised
ed surprised at anything that happens in that
quarter. A revolution in Bulgaria
and a consequent change of sides is
not impossible. Bulgaria may con conclude
clude conclude to get out before the getting
becomes bad, or rather worse.
Hearing a man fooling around her
premises at 2 a. m. Sunday morning,
a Tampa woman sent a 38-caliber
bullet thru the wall and into him. The
Star has always favored every wom woman
an woman knowing how to shoot a pistol and
having one in her home. If the cus custom
tom custom was universal, it would add
greatly to the good behavior of the
While the government, with the
approval of the people, is preparing
to make every able-bodied man work
or fight, we suggest that it apply the
same rule to the women. A good
many women are nothng but loafers
and parasites, and we don't see any
reason why such should be allowed to
eat rations that soldiers, sailors and
workingmen need.
(New York Times)
When the struggle is done, and we've
vanquished the Hun,
And freedom has come to her own,
When we draw a long breath ere we
reckon with death,
And concede him our lost with a
There's a question that then will 4be
asked of all men
As you answer, you'll prove false
or true:
"Twas a glorious fight, and we
fought for the right!
You were loyal but what did you
Yes, it's thrilling to read of some
dare-devil deed,
And to think, that if you had a
Such a hero you'd be every German
would flee,
If you only were somewhere in
But it isn't exciting; afar from the
To still "carry on," out of view;
And your patriot devotion is merely
"lost motion"
You're loyal but what do you do?
Do you help the Red Cross, at a per personal
sonal personal loss ?
Do you back up the Y. M. C. A.?
Some few bonds do you own in the
Liberty Loan?
When the call comes for cash do
you pay Z
Do you nurse wounded men till
they're husky again
Plunging into the scrimmage
Have you. canned up tomatoes, and
planted potatoes?
You're loyal but what do you do?
If you're too old to fight, you can still
talk or write.
And thus battle to make the world
Like a keen, two-edged sword is the
eloquent' word,(
Whether spoken or written it be;
You can show up the Hun by the
searchlight of fun
Till he sees how his viewpoint's
There is much to be said ere autoc autocracy's
racy's autocracy's dead:
You're loyal but what do you do?
Is Not Surpassed in Florida
Mclver & MacKay
PHONES 47. 104. 305

The Kaiser as
I Knew Him
For Fourteen


(Copyright, 1918, by the McClure Newspa. Newspa.-per
per Newspa.-per Syndicate.)
The Kaiser and Things American.
Among the Germans generally there
l a surprising degree of-ignorance re regarding
garding regarding conditions In America. The
untraveled German has but the vaguest
Ideas concerning our people and our
Institutions. I have had patients of
intelligence and education ask me how
we are abe to cope with the Indians.
In view of the extent of German emi emigration
gration emigration to America and the vast, vol volume
ume volume of commercial transactions be between
tween between the two countries, it is almost
unbelievable that such erroneous no notions
tions notions should prevail in these enlight enlightened
ened enlightened days, but they do.
This fact partially serves to explain
how easy it was for the, kaiser and his
inspired press to pull the wool over
the people's eyes regarding the unim unimportance
portance unimportance of America's entry into the
war. It doesn't explain at all, how however,
ever, however, how completely the kaiser him himself
self himself underestimated us and our power,
for I doubt whether there is any for foreigner
eigner foreigner living, who has never visited
America who knows more about our
country than the German emperor. In Indeed,
deed, Indeed, he was more familiar with many
of our problems than many of our
countrymen, tnd he frequently reveal revealed
ed revealed to me in the course of our conver conversations
sations conversations how thoroughly posted he was
on American conditions.
Long before the subject of forest
conservation was taken up seriously in
this country, the kaiser pointed out to
me what a great mistake we were
making In not devoting more atten attention
tion attention to it.
"Can you tell me, Davis, why you
have so many forest fires in your coun country?'
try?' country?' he asked, after a particularly
destructive conflagration in the West West-had
had West-had destroyed many acres of timber.
"How does It happen?"
I explained to him that most of the
forest fires came from sparks from
locomotives. Careless lumbermen aln
lowed the branches which they lopped
off the trees to remain on the ground
and when they were ignited by sparks
the fire sometimes spread to the uncut
timber. As the facilities for extin extinguishing
guishing extinguishing fire in these unpopulated re regions
gions regions were practically nil and the cli climate
mate climate made the timber particularly in inflammable,
flammable, inflammable, these fires usually attained
serious dimensions.
"That points out again the ineffi inefficiency
ciency inefficiency of your form of government," he
commented. "You have laws requiring
the railways to use appliances to ar arrest
rest arrest the sparks from their engines,
haven't you? Why don't you enforce
them? Your people don't seem to
realize that it takes years to grow a
tree. Because you have more than you
need today, you make no preparation
for tomorrow. For every tree cut
down another should be planted. If
you don't adopt some such measure the
time will surely come when America
will have to turn to Germany for tim timber."
ber." timber." The kaiser was a harsh critic of our
election system. The idea of a four four-year
year four-year term for the president was nat naturally
urally naturally -epugnant to one who held such
exalted notions as to the rights of
rulers. It would be too much to ex expect
pect expect the Hohenzollern mind to approve
of a constitution which provided for
the ruler's return to private life after
a period of four years at the head of
the government.
He declared that with a constant
change of administration it was quite
out of the question for this country
to follow any definite policy. It, was
bad enough even so far as Internal
affairs were concerned, he said, but
such a system made it Impossible he
thought for America ever to take a
prominent place in international poli politics.
tics. politics. You can't expect the nations of the
world to deal with America as they
deal among themselves when the next
change of administration may mean
the adoption of an entirely new foreign
policy," he declared. "There can be
nothing stable about the foreign policy
of a nation whose leaders change every
four years."
American party politics were a con constant
stant constant source of embarrassment to the
kaiser. He always seemed undecided
as to just how he should receive an
American of prominence. If he hap happened
pened happened to be of the same political faith
as the administration, the kaiser was
afraid to do him too much honor for
fear of offending the opposing party,
who might win the next election; and
if he were not of the same party as
the administration, the kaiser feared
to honor him lest more immediate re resentment
sentment resentment be stirred up in America.
Thus he refused to receive Bryan od
two different occasions when a Repub Republican
lican Republican administration was in power.
He citicized very strongly, too, our
election methods.
"Instead of discussing principles,

your political candidates exchange per personalities,"
sonalities," personalities," he .said. "My people would
be shocked at the sort of speeches and
accusations which figure in all your
political campaigns. Over here, noth nothing
ing nothing of the kind is ever heard."
The kaiser was very much interested
in our negro problem. It seemed to
have a great fascination for him, and
he frequently referred to it. He told
me that he understood there were
15,000,000 negroes in this country, but
they were dying off in great numbers
through consumption and other dis diseases
eases diseases to which they offered but poor
"The negro will always be a great
problem In your country, however," he
added, "They don't mix socially with
the whites, and there will be constant
friction. My brother (Prince Henry),
when he returned from his visit to
America, told me a lot about these
negroes. Indeed, one of the most im impressive
pressive impressive things he heard there was a
choir of negro voices. He said they
sang some wonderful melodies, and
their voices were as clear as bells."
After the war started, the kaiser
referred to the negroes again. "Now
is your chance to settle your negro
problem," he declared, half facetiously,
of course. "If America insists upon
coming into the war, why doesn't she
send her negroes across and let us
shoot them down?"
When a fleet of our battleships vis visited
ited visited Kiel some six years ago the kaiser
paid them a visit and was very much
interested. When he called to see me
shortly afterward he told me of his
"I went over the ships from top to
bottom," he declared. "They are ex excellent
cellent excellent vessels, every one of them, and
I was very much impressed with the
way they are manned and officered. I
have only one criticism the lattice latticework
work latticework conning towers, or fighting
masts. The only possible use I can
see in them would be to train vines on
them and install an elevator inside,
and serve tea in the afternoon to the
ladles on top the most beautiful place
for serving afternoon tea I can imagine.

"But, seriously speaking," he went
on, "1 can't see that these masts have
any practical value. On the contrary,
I can see very serious disadvantages
in them. No matter what nation you
might be fighting, your enemy would
always be able to recognize you at a
distance, before you could identify
him, because the warships of all other
nations look very much alike at a dis distance.
tance. distance. "They say these conning towers are
armed," he went on, "but you would
never get close enough to your enemy
to use such small guns. Again, if one
of those masts were hit it would send
a shower of steel about the heads of
the men on board, and would not only
put many of them out, of action, but
v juld be in the way. Suppose, too,
the mast were struck don and hung
over the side? It would drag through
the water, and would not only serious seriously
ly seriously Impede the vessel, but It would
cause the ship to list and expose a
larger area on one side than would be
safe. No, Davis, your fighting masts,
as I have said, might answer first-rate
for serving tea, but I don't think much
of them for active service."
But if the kaiser saw much in
American ways and customs to con condemn,
demn, condemn, he likewise saw much to com commend,
mend, commend, and, before the war, he was
liberal in his praise of many of our
qualities and achievements.
He was very much interested, for
Instance, in the experiments and dis discoveries
coveries discoveries of Luther Burbank. To make
Germany self-supporting as' far as
food resources were concerned was one
of his dearest ambitions. He realized
that in the event of a world war his
A. ople would probably suffer more
from lack of food than they would
from hostile bullets, and he was hoping
that he would be able to obviate that
condition before his country was put
to the test. He was constantly preach preaching
ing preaching simplified diet and the conserva conservation
tion conservation of food reserves, and he had great
hopes that much could be done in a
scientific way to help solve general
food problems. When attending din dinners
ners dinners given him by his officers, his
wishes respecting simple menus were
always carefully followed.
The kaiser enjoyed American hu humor.
mor. humor. He was very fond of Mark
Twain, and he followed one or two of
the American monthlies and weeklies
more or less regularly. He told me
that, one evening while In his sitting
room in the Berlin palace, reading
something in an American magazine,
he ran across a story which caused
him to laugh so much and so loud that
the ladies of the court, who heard him
in an adjacent room, came running in
with their knitting to see what the
matter was.
The kaiser had little respect for our
architecture. He thought our sky skyscrapers,
scrapers, skyscrapers, of which he had seen illus illustrations,
trations, illustrations, were hideous.
"now terrible to desecrate the land landscape
scape landscape with such tall buildings," he
commented. "Tney hurt the eye. How
can people live in them?"
I explained that most of the nuild nuild-ings
ings nuild-ings to which he referred were office
buildings, but that we did have four fourteen
teen fourteen and fifteen-story apartment houses
and hotels, and even higher ones, in
which the upper floors were used for
living purposes just the same as the
lower ones. He couldn't believe it
possible that people wculd consent to
live so far above the ground, and from
his own aversion to visit a place that
was even one story above the ground
floor, 1 rather got the idea was
afraid of height. Under the building
laws prevailing la Germany no build build-in?
in? build-in? of more than five stories may be

(Continued Tomorrow)


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There is no death! What seems so i3
This life of mortal breath
Is hut a suburb of the life elysian,
Whose portal we call death.
She is not dead, the child of our af affection,
fection, affection, But crone unto that school

Where she no longer needs our poor tions among which will be one espec-

AndPChris himself doth rule. iaUy interesting feature that is the
introduction of youner lady ushers.

In that great cloister's stillness and This of itself will be an extra attrac

tion. The six ushers selected for this
position are all lovely young women,

the Temple by a staff of clever actors
among whom Emily Etevens had the
leading role. It was a very interest interesting
ing interesting story, and with not only one but
half a dozen morals. "The Zeppelin's
Last Raid" this afternoon and evening
is a most interesting and spectacular
picture, and one you can't afford to
miss. Some of the scenes were taken
from reality. The Pathe News will
also be on the screen.

The Temple theater, under the

management of Mr, and Mrs. Ben

nett, is introducing several innova


By jruardian angels led,

Safe f3!,SPtatln' SafC frm Sm 3 decidedly popular not only with Ocala

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theater goers, but with all others as

well. They are beautiful, attractive

and accommodating and are Misses

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Following were the workers at the Moore, Katharine and Mary Harriet

Red Cross rooms yesterday and this Livingston and Blair Woodrow,


Monday morning: Mrs. W. W. Cly- Epworth Leaguers all over the
att, Mrs. T. S. Jones, -Mrs. M. H. state are making plans for k large
Stovall, Miss M. H. Gamsby, Mrs. P. things during the coming year. The
G. B. Weihe. Mrs. K. J. Weihe, Mrs. league choir, of the First Methodist

R. L. Bridges, Mrs. Emily Green. church, Jacksonville, assists the pas-

Monday afternoon: Mrs. E. W. tor very materially in the weekly

Merrell, Mrs. W. A. Penland, Mrs. J. meetings held at Camp Johnston.

A. Bouvier, Miss Lula A. Colby, Miss Ocala district won the banner among
Lenore ; Colby, Mrs. F. G. B. Weihe, leaguers last year, and under Mrs.
Mrs. K. J. Weihe. Mrs. J. G. Ker- M. M. Little is planning to again "go

shaw,' Mrs. D. S. Welch, Miss Susie over the top

Lou Ellis, Mrs. George Taylor, Mrs

S. Hickel. I Mrs. L. G. Ketchum left this aft

Tuesdav morniner: Mrs. W. WJernoon for New York city, where she

Clyatt, Mrs. M. H. Stovall, Mrs. T. S. will spend a few weeks, going espec

Jones, Mrs. W. R. Bryce, Miss Annie ially for the change of climate. Mrs.
Davis, Mrs. O. T. Green. Ketchum will return in due time to
The allotment has been finished take up her work in the Woman's
and the Red Cross rooms will be Club, in which organization she is a

closed until the next allotment ar- valued member,

rives. Mrs. Clyatt wishes to thank

the ladies who aided her in complet-l The following young people from

ing the work just finished and urges Evinston enjoyed a pleasant visit to
the ladies of Ocala to respond Ocala yesterday, chaperoned by Mrs.
promptly when the next shipment ar- Mack Bateman of Mcintosh: Misses

rives. Merle Shettleworth and Maud Miller,
Robert Wood and Cullen Miller. They
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Tomokins re- returned to Evinston in the after-

turned last night from a delightful I noon

trip made in their car, first going to

Southerland, where they placed their I Mrs. James Engesser arrived yes
daughter in school. Leaving South- terday afternoon from Atlanta, com

erland Saturday morning, they mo-ing especially to seeder sister, Mrs.
tored to Tampa, then to Plant City, Charles Flippen. Mrs. Engesser ex-

where they were guests of Mrs. pected to reach Ocala for the funeral

Tompkins' brother, Mr. A. M. Doke. 0f Mr. and Mrs. Flippen's little
Visits were made yesterday to Or- daughter, and it is regretted that this

lando, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, was not possible.

Winter llaven and Lakeland. Mr.

i n- nr i,: L. :

-A. YiT U1""V I Rev- Stevens, former pastor of the
pressed with the prosperity of all of Methodist church at Dunnenon who
these places, every one of which is in hag been di several kg in

a innvmg conuiuon wim weu "North Carolina, was an Ocala viistor
leaving this morning for

u.V. .r. 'Arcadia where he is engaged-in Y.

U!CI" A I M. C. A. work at Carlestrom field.

given tnem a stronger determination i
t- n u- i I

wtu.uc,u,uSllu, Mr. E. B. Cook of West Palm

' I Beach is in the city visitine his broth

In a letter of announcement sent er Mr. F. W. Cook and family, and

by Dr. Urace Whittora oi uzona, con- his little daughter. Miss Rapley
cerning 'a newly established bureau Cook, who is spending the winter

oi education ana cniia wenare wnicn i with her uncle

is stressed as Demer one oi tne great-1

i ..

est needs of the times, the suggestion! Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Gallowav and

1 for. the establishment of a Florida daintv little daughter. Muriel arrived

'child bureau was voiced in resolutions home yesterday from their country
'adopted by the board of directors in piace east 0f the Oklawaha river,

;the meeting neiaat raiattca m June,iwhere they have spent the past sev

tiyis. it is tnereiore a gratmcation i eraj days.

I to the women ot tne ieaeratea ciudsi

to learn that the thought lor sucn a a pleasant party from Inverness

0 uuimu v.ja tincaujr m mc minus i i spending yesterday aiternoon m
! the state board of health and the Ocala were, Mrs. G. J. Boswell, Miss
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! tormuiated. ur. wnitioru nas Deen and Mrs. Frank Ellison

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i nuts Florida m tne iront ranK oil in. a f c- n

child welfare advancement. This let- leaving today for New York City,

Iter oi announcement win De read where thev will sDend the next -few

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Marshall walked in on them unex-1 brother at Yalaha

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York. I visiting Mrs. M. M. Little in this

I city on several occasions, is now do

The government is asking that the ling government work in Washington

official song, "Your Boy and My


" r

Boy" be sung at all the theaters each

evening during the fourth Liberty

Loan campaign. The Temple theater

is having the words of this song

flashed on the screen each evening,
that every one may learn them. This
song will be sung Sunday afternoon
at the community sing, and it is hoped
every one will learn the words and
come to the Temple and sing them

Sunday afternoon.

Mrs. T. W. Brown and son, Edward

and Mrs. Brown's sister, Mrs. Ernest

Hudnall, who have had apartments

with Mrs. Brinkley on Fort King ave avenue,
nue, avenue, have moved into their own pleas

ant' bungalow which has been oc occupied
cupied occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Cameron and

family the past year.

Fehole Is sold In Ocala by Antl- f People who attend Dicture shows

Co.; Ollie Mordls. Tydlnss Drug Co.. regularly can't help noticing that
The Court Pharmacy, Smith Grocery i 0f ten a picture with an ordinary
o'SestoJe0-- MaSters: title, centering around a little known

performer and slimly advertised oft-

No substitutes and no delay in our en turns out to be a very good one.

(Concluded on Fourth Page)

Have Your
Done at


Ocala, Florida
Between Peyser's Store and the Har Harrington
rington Harrington Hall Lunch Room

No, I haven't done any knitting yet,
but Tm going to soon. You see, Tve
been so dreadfully busy with other pa patriotic
triotic patriotic service. One can't do everything
at once, can one? I shall begin with
knitting socks. I don't see why peo people
ple people waste time on scarfs and sweaters
when socks are so much needed.
"I shall make socks with gay colored
tops. Bright colors aid the morale, rm
8 ure. It would be a terrible thing to
have our soldiers barefoot just because
the women aren't alive to the necessity
of knitting enough stocks. I thiok I'll
make a little speech at our Bed Cross
auxiliary on 'Swelling the Sock Supply.'
"You see, that's one of my ways of
helping. I'm a voluntary speaker at
the Red Cross auxiliaries. I was talk talking
ing talking to a surgical dressings, group yes yesterday
terday yesterday on Tolding for France. I know
that I inspired the workers with new
zeal, for when I had finished talking
one of the women said to me, 'Why
don't you stay and help us yourself T
You hav,e made us all feel that we need
every worker we can get. I had to ex explain
plain explain that other duties called.
"No, I haven't done much in surgical
dressings yet. I find it makes me nerv nervous.
ous. nervous. Many people really like to fold

gauze. I think they should be unremit

ting In their work. How terrible It
would be if any of our brave boys
should suffer just because women at
home don't realize the need for count

ess pads, sponges and compresses.

Something should be done to spur them

on to greater efforts. I think I shall

have to do more speaking, although
just now it will be hard for me to give
up any more time, because I am tak taking
ing taking golf lessons.

'I don't know why you should look

surprised, I might almost say shocked.

at the mere mention of golf. We all
know that the health of the nation is a
large part of its wealth. I consider it
a patriotic duty to get plenty of fresh

air and exercise.

'Gardening? Well, of course, one

does get fresh air and exercise spad spading
ing spading and hoeing, but I don't think they
have the same effect on the physique
that outdoor sports have. Do you? I
have observed that farmers and mar market
ket market gardeners don't have the same

bright complexions and free carriage
that golf and tennis players acquire.
However, I believe thoroughly in pa patriotic
triotic patriotic gardens, and I shall further
them all I can by speaking. I think I

shall call my little talk 'Seeding for
Safety. Don't you like that? It will

be frightful if we don't have food for

our allies just because people are

"Then there's the preserving of vege

tables and fruits.

"No, I don't do it myself, for I can't

stand the heat of a stove in summer,
but last year I had my maid do a great

deal of canning. As it happened, most

of the things she put up spoiled. She

is not clever at following written di directions,
rections, directions, and I was not able to be In

the kitchen much myself. However, I

feel that we made our start and this

season she will profit by last year's
"I suppose you're buying war savings

stamps? Tm intensely f interested in

their sale. It would be a fearful thing
if the men, women and children of this
country did not respond to the call of
the government for funds to push the
war. People should buy to the limit.
"No, I haven't bought to the $1,000
limit myself yet, as I have a great
many expenses connected with my war
work. One is asked to give in so many
directions, and then, of course, going
about speaking as I do requires cor correct
rect correct clothes, and in bad weather my
taxi fares are really quite an item.

"I do wish you would come to hear

me speak on 'Stamping Out Sedition'

and 'Bonds Are Bombs.' I'm quite sure
that if you could hear either speech

you would feel that you must lend ev every
ery every dollar you can possibly spare to
Uncle Sam. A woman said to me the
other day that after hearing me urge
economy she quite understood why so
very few people were buying spring

suits this season. She looked right at
my new broadcloth, which Is plain but
very handsome. I think she- realized

that I had been patriotic in my selec

tion of a suit, for it is true economy

to buy good material

"Sometimes I am perfectly aghast at
the numbers of slackers there are who

do nothing to help win the war.

should think people would be ashamed

not to do their part in this tremendous

struggle. Indeed, I am so much exer exercised
cised exercised about the apathy of nonworkers
I know, who neither knit, sew, conserve
food nor save for the nation, that I'm
getting up a little speech called "Slaps
for Slackers.' I do hope you will come

to hear it,"



At present our stocks of Fall and
Winter merchandise are complete in
every detail. We should not consder it
necessary to make this announcement
to you if it were not forthe extraordinary
mercantile conditions which prevail to today,
day, today, v
We advise you to make your pur purchases
chases purchases at once, however, because delay
is almost sure to mean disappointment.
If you buy now, you will have stocks to
choose from as complete as any we have
ever offered. If you wait until later you
will have to depend upon merchandise
hurriedly gathered together from various
sources. This in addition to the fact that
a further increase in prices is inevitable.
This statement applies with partic particular
ular particular force to staple dry goods of every
sort, but it also applies to all kinds of
wearing apparel. The wisdom of im immediate
mediate immediate purchasing should recommend
itself to you. We hope you will give us
the i opportunity of serving you now
while we can giveyou the sort of service
which you are accustomed to receiving
at this store. v

We Arc Baying
And Pay the Highest


Age and Youth.

The older man who remembers a
younger whom he has once met and

greets him on the street is an excep

tlonal person. And the younger man

who, on being thus remembered and

ereeted. feels neither pleasure nor

gratitude. Is an exceptional person. If

the deferential respect of the young
is gratifying to the elderly, the notice

and the interest of the elderly are,
stimulating to the young, observes a
writer in Youth's Companion. To
think of each person whom you meet

as an individual, however young he

may be, to try to discover in what

ways he is individual, and to charge
the memory with the impression of
him those should be regarded as so-

j dal obligations by people who have at at-Z
Z at-Z ; tained middle age and who with it

' should have acquired some degree of )




of payincr retail PAINT' price for the

Linseed tin. in Keadv-Mixed Paints,
buy one gallon of

which is ALL PAINT, then' add one
gallon of Pure Linseed Oil, at Linseed
Oil Price, and you will have TWO
gallons of Pure Linseed Oil Paint, at

a clear saving to YOU of one dollar
or MORE according to the price of

Linseed Oil. In addition you will
have one of the most durable paints

obtainable, since it is Pure Linseed
Oil Paint. ; 2

For Sale By
Ocmla. Florida

The Terrible Pains in Back and
Sides. .Cardci Gave Relief.
Marksville, La. Mrs. Alice Johnson,
of this place, writes: "For one year I
suffered with an awful misery in my back
and sides. My left side was hurting me
all the time. The misery was something
I could not do anything, not even sleep
at night. It kept me awake most of the
night ... I took different medicines, but
nothing did me any good or relieved me
until I took Cardui ...

I was not able to do any of my work

for one year and I got worse all the time,

was confined to my bed off and on. I got
so bad with my back that when I stooped
down I was not able to straighten up

again I decided I would try Cardui
... By time I had taken the entire bottle
I was feeling pretty good and could
straighten up and my pains were nearly
all gone.,
I shall always praise Cardui. 1 con continued
tinued continued taking it until I was strong and
well' If you suffer from pains due to
female complaints, Cardui may be just
what you need. Thousands of women
who once suffered in this way now praise
Cardut for their present good health.
GiveitatriaL NC-133




School children should have atten

tion given their eyes. They should not
be handicapped in their studies by un uncorrected
corrected uncorrected eyes.

(With Weihe Co.. jeweler)
Phone 25 South Side of fiquar

Own Your Own Home
A House and Two Lota
A House and 3 Acres
A House and 2 Lots r
Can be Bought With Monthly Pay Payments
ments Payments of

Room 5, Holder Block,
Ucmla. Florida


Go to Gerig's Drug Store and get

prescription work. Let us serve you. j This was the case yesterday, when "Lil rLUKlllA. j wisdom of mterest in the human- two cakes of Palm Olive Soap FREE.
G. C. Green & Co., phone 424. tf "A Man's World" was presented at! mm kind. Ask about it. tf

The use of two victrolas to be used
in teaching musical appreciation and
listening lessons one for the high
school and one for the primary school.
Th utmost care will be taken of them
and they will be kept in the princi principal's
pal's principal's office when not in use. Any one
who will be so generous as to loan
their victrola even for one month will
be doing a great "community serv service."
ice." service." The loan of good records will
also be appreciated.
' If you will enter into this plan for
the musical culture of the children of
Ocala, kindly phone 164, Miss Mar Marguerite
guerite Marguerite Porter. Each record will be
called for, used and returned immed immediately.
iately. immediately.
A very essential part of a musical
education is musical appreciation.
This can only be had through music musical
al musical intelligence created by hearing the
best music rendered by artists. Vis Visitors
itors Visitors will always be welcome at these
The following is a suggestive' list
of records needed: Any record by
Galli-Curci, Tetrazzini, Melba, Gluck,
Sembrich, Farrar, Homer, Shumann
Heink, Caruso, McCormack, Amato or
Scotti; opera, oratorio, folk songs,
duets, quartets, sextets, marches,
waltzes, mazurkas and also Mother
Goose records and children's songs.



Your physician put3 all his knowl knowledge,
edge, knowledge, skill and experience at work
when he writes your prescription; so
do we when we fill that prescription.
G. C. Green & Co., phone 424. tf
Mrs. Louis Teuton had a very
pleasant surprise Sunday when her
husband came home from Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville for a few days visit, lie 13 well
and hearty and much pleased with his
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.
News comes from Plowdy Barn Barn-neau
neau Barn-neau that he has been changed from
Company G, 116th Engineers to Com Company
pany Company B, 101st Engineers.
Phone No. 451 is the American
Restaurant, Temple & Davis, proprie proprietors,
tors, proprietors, the best in the city, at the union
passenger station. 16-tf
Take advantage of the early ship shipments
ments shipments of wonderful hats for all oc occasions
casions occasions now arriving daily at the Af Affleck
fleck Affleck Millinery Parlor, south side of
Ocala House block. 20-3t
Fresh coca-cola just received at the
Court Pharmacy. 19-2t
W. K. Lane, M. D., Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat, Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida. tf
Call and get the last minute styles
in millinery at the Affleck Millinery
Parlor, south side Ocala House block.
Prompt delivery of prescriptions is
the watchowrd here. Tell your physic physician
ian physician to leave them with us. We allow
no substitution. The Court Pharmacy.
Phone 284. tf
Mr. John R. Martin has received a
cheerful and enthusiastic letter from
his son, Lieut. William Martin, some somewhere
where somewhere in France, and busy trying to
beat the Hun.
An extract from a Columbia, S. C,
paper, tells howtwo artillery base baseball
ball baseball teams had a spirited game at
Camp Jackson the other day. The
game was between Battery F. and
Battery E. The former won, which is
not to be wonder at when we consider
that enthusiastic Ocala boy, Jake
Goldman, was on the team.
The two brick buildings on the
northeast corner of the public square,
occupied the last ten or twelve years
by Knight & Lang, with their wagon
and harness business, and their auto
store room and repair shop, are being
rapidly torn down and will soon be
non est. The older and more west westward
ward westward of the two buildings was the
Vatoldi restaurant downstairs and a
rooming house upstairs when we I
came to Ocala twenty-six years ago.
Some high jinks were cut in its up upper
per upper rooms and hall during the flush
days of phosphate; and later on, its
"apartments" developed a tribe of the
largest and most energetic bedbugs
ever known in this city. Some of the
roomers have assured us that if they
stayed out after midnight, and many
of them did, they often met their
favorite bugs coming downstairs
looking for them. Some have averred
that the bugs sometimes helped a
helpless person upstairs and to his
room, and were consequently jagged
themselves for several days after, but
we think this is an exaggeration. The
corner lot at that time was occupied
by a nursery, from which about the
year 1896 we bought several juvenile
pear and pecan trees, which in the
'course of half a dozen years devel developed
oped developed into perfectly good stovewood.
Later, the building now. being remov removed
ed removed was built by S. A. Standley. The
Vatoldi building as years went on
sobered into strict respectability.
Mr. C. W. Moffatt used it for awhile
as a first and second-hand furniture
store, and during his incumbency we
sold him for $3 a bored-out musket
which we bought from Jake Gerig
for $2.50 the year before, and used
for a pothunting shotgun in the
months, between This is the only in instance
stance instance on record of Mr. Moffatt get getting
ting getting the worst of a trade. Fred Weihe,
we think, had his watch and clock
garage in there for awhile. Messrs.
Munroe & Chambliss established their
exchange in it in 1897, which ex exchange
change exchange later developed into their
bank, which grew so fast it soon had
to move. Some ten or twelve years
ago, Knight & Lang established their
huggy, harness, etc., business in it,
and when they took on autoes they
rented its companion structure. The
benches in front of Knight & Lang's
have long been, the rendezvous of the
"Will We Work. W7e Wron't, Club,"
now cruelly dissolved by Mr. Crow Crow-der
der Crow-der of the provost marshal's office,
Washington, and we think there have
been more lies told in that immed immediate
iate immediate vicinity than in any other two
places in town. However, they were
mostly white lies and seldom did any
harm. Some day, when the war is
over, a magnificent business block
will stand on the ground, but some of
the old timers will always regret the
shabby little old buildings as they
think of the good fellows they met
and the yarns they swapped in their
friendly shadow.

Miss Marguerite Porter, with the!
assistance of "many of the cultured
young singers or tne scnoois, will J
give another of those enjoyable com-j
munity sings next Sunday afternoon.
at 4 o clock. Mr. and Mrs. Bennett,
with their usual public spirit, have
made the Temple available for the oc occasion,
casion, occasion, and hope to see it well filled.
Miss Porter and her assistants are
preparing a splendid program, and
all must come out to enjoy it.
The story is going the rounds that
it is the intention of the government
to conscript all the ablebodied men
among the small farmers; that it will
not consider any farmer essential un unless
less unless he has a large farm and is able
to employ several laborers.
This story is probably some more
Hun propaganda. The government
has not made any announcement to
that effect and its policy has never
been on that line.
Everybody in Ocala will regret to
hear of the sudden death of Mr. J. W.
Hodge, who passed away at his home
in the fourth ward last night.
Mr. Hodge had been a citizen of
Ocala for a long time. For the last
dozen years .or more he had been
watchman at the Magnolia street
crossing of the Seaboard, which re
sponsible position he held with un
ceasing vigilance.
He leaves a widow, two sons and
three daughters. The sons and one
daughter are in the north, the other
two daughters in the east. Mclver &
MacKay have charge of the remains
and the funeral services have been
delayed until the children can be
heard from.
Fire Chief Chambers, in his capac
ity of military instructor, went to the
high school this morning, conferred
with Principal Cassels and lined up
the scholars in order to start drilling
as soon as possible.
He found the situation very en
couraging. There are about 160 boys
ready to receive instruction and all
very enthusiastic.
Mr. Chambers gave the boys a
temporary organization, appointed as
officers as far as possible those who
were in command last year and will
soon have matters in shipshape.
There are boys enough for two
companies, and with hard work and
generous rivalry they will make a re record.
cord. record. A GOOD SCHEME
The latest plan of the fair associa association
tion association to save by conserving food is
that of offering a prize of $5 to the
person who will bring and exhibit at
the fair the greatest number of rat
tails, showing number of rates killed
through the instrumentality of the
exhibitor between the time of this
publication and fair time. The rat
tails may be dried and tied with very
narrow ribbon tape. See who can have
the longest string of tails. The one
having the second best collection will
receive a prize of $2.
Furnished the Star by the Florida
Title and Abstract Corporation
Deeds Filed September 23
W. B. Young to F; P. Fennell, dat dated
ed dated Sept. 23, 1918. .W half of NW
quarter 18-15-21.
F. P. Fennell to W. B. Young, dat dated
ed dated Sept. 23, 1918. NW quarter of SW
quarter 27-14-21.
Horace A. Martin to T. W. Barnett,
dated Sept. 18, 1918. Nw quarter of
NW quarter, S half of NW quarter
of sec 4; E half of NE quarter sec
Joseph Merryweather to Henry W.
Staggers, Sept. 23, 1918. E half of
SE quarter of NW quarter 25-15-20.
J. F. Meredith to C. L. Meredith,
Sept. 29. All of sees 15 and 17 and
E half of sec 18. NE quarter of sec
19, N half of sec 20, E half of NW
quarter of 21-15-19.
Fla Peat Product Co. to Alphano
Humus Co., Aug. 29, $1 etc. ($170
revenue stamp affixed) parts of sees
1 2 3 5 19 11 12 13 in tp 13-22, and
part of sees 7 and 18-13-23.
Irvine, Sept. 23. Mr. R. C. Brown
of Grove Park, spent Tuesday and
Wednesday with Dr. and Mrs. J. L.
Mrs. J. L. Davis is on the sick list
this week.
Mrs. Mellon of Citra was a visitor
Mr. David Payne and Miss Jennie
Payne of Fairfield were Friday eve evening
ning evening visitors of Dr. and Mrs. J. L.
Mr. Oliver Mathews of Flemington
was here Saturday attending to bus business.
iness. business. Misses Pearl Fausett and Myrtle
Brinson of Ocala spent Sunday with
Miss Mamie Fant.
Mrs. Zora Mclver of Ocala left for
home Sunday after spending some
time with her sister, Mrs. J. L. Davis.
Mr. Arch Fant of Fantville spent
Monday with relatives.


f I

(Continued from Third Page)
Miss Christine Close will divide her
time this winter between her mother
and uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. E.
H. Martin. She will stay with Mr.
and Mrs. Martin during the week in
order to atend school and spending
the week-end at her pleasant country
home with her mother.
Mr. W. E. Yocum, who has been the
guest of his mother, Mrs. Yocum and
sister, Mrs. W. T. Gary, left today for
Washington, where he is in the em employ
ploy employ of the government in the army
and navy department.
Mrs. Hattie Webb and daughter,
Miss Julia Webb, are guests of Mr.
and Mrs. C. R. Albright of North
Shore. Mrs. Webb and daughter are
from Kendrick. St. Petersburg Inde Independent.
pendent. Independent. Misses Alice Sexton and Annie
Benton Fuller were guests of Miss
Louise Spencer at her home on the
gulf, returning with the Spencer fam family
ily family to Qcala Saturday.
Miss Ethel Jackson will leave to tonight
night tonight for Sophie Newcomb college h.
New Orleans. Miss Jackson will be a
sophomore there this year. Miami
Miss Helen Jones of Ocala is visit
ing Miss Merns tarroii at 421
Fourth street, south for a few days.
St. Petersburg Independent.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Clark and
baby of Fellowship are guests of Mrs.
Clark's sister, Mrs. Thomas Sexton
and family.
Mrs. S. T. Sistrunk and sister, Mrs.
A. J. Beck, leave tomorrow for a va vacation
cation vacation with old and valued friends at
Gailbraith Springs, Tenn. During
Mrs. Sistrunk's absence, her society
work, on the Banner will be looked
after by Mrs. C. H. Lloyd.
m m
Mrs. Mary Williams has returned
from Tampa, leaving her mother,
Mrs. Durrr.nce, much improved.
Mr. Frank Gates, ws came over
from Jacksonville the other day, to
visit his mother and sister, is, we re regret
gret regret to say, ill with mumps at his
home on Lime street.
Mrs. Annie Akins is visiting friends
at Floral City for a week or ten days.
Charles M. Gray, who enlisted in
the navy some time ago, and has been
stationed at Charleston, S. C, will
arrive here Wednesday for a visit
with his mother, Mrs. C. M. Gray and
sister, Miss Clara Gray, at Grayoaks,
on Lakeview avenue. Mr. Gray will
go shortly to Pelham Bay, N. Y., he
being one of ten selected out of a
large class recently taking examina examinations.
tions. examinations. At Pelham Bay he will study
further toward a commission as en ensign.
sign. ensign. St. Petersburg Times.
Today: "The Zeppelin's Last Raid."
Pathe News.
Wednesday: Dorothy Dal ton. in
"Green Eyes'
Thursday: Marguerite Clark In
"Uncle Tom's Cabin."
Friday: Jack Pickford in "Mile a
Minute Kendall." Pa the News.
Saturday: The Official War Pic Pictures.
tures. Pictures. Monroe Salisbury in "The
Winner Takes All."
A fifty-cent purchase of Palm Olive
toilet requisites at Gerigs' Drug
Store, entitles you to two cakes of
Palm Olive Soap FREE. tf
The legal advisory board will hold
its meetings in the jury room of thj
postoffice building each day until the
work is completed, except national
holidays and Sundays, from 9 a. m.
until noon, and from 2 p. m. until
5:30 p. m., to render assistance to
registrants in making out their ques questionnaires.
tionnaires. questionnaires. It is especially urged that
registrants needing assistance should
carefully study their questionnaires
before coming for aid, and that they
be fully prepared with all data to en enable
able enable them to answer the questions in intelligently
telligently intelligently and speedily. By comply complying
ing complying with this request the work can be
expeditiously performed without the
consumption of unnecessary time. Do
not ask for assistance unless needed.
Legal Advisory Board,
By R. A. Burford, Chairman.
Commencing Saturday, Sept. 21st,
the rate for the Times-Union will be
advanced to 20c. per week, and 85c.
per month. The retail price for the
Sunday issue will be 6c. per copy.
20-3t A. E. Gerig, Agent.
Let us supply your TOILET AR ARTICLE.
TICLE. ARTICLE. Our line is complete, and
the prices always reasonable. The
Court Pharmacy. Phone 284. tf
Go to Gerigs Drug Store and get
two cakes of Palm Olive Soap FREE.
Ask about it. tf
Mr. H. W. Tucker is in the market
for seed cotton. He will buy all the
farmers will bring to him. 9-3-tf


A Star reporter this morning visit visited
ed visited the Ocala primary school and
found that bright and useful institu institution
tion institution settling down into its work for
the scholastic year.
There has been but little change in
the faculty. Miss Nellie Stevens prin principal
cipal principal and Miss Fannie Clark assist assistant,
ant, assistant, who have given so many Ocala
boys and girls the right start in life,
are in charge.
Most of their assistants of former
years are with them. Miss Collie
Clark has come over from the North
Ocala school to take the place filled
by Mrs. Evans, otherwise the faculty
is the same.
The reporter was sorry to see the
flagstaff that stood before the buildT
ing had been removed. Miss Stevens
said it had become unsafe and she
had to have it taken down. Our citi citizens
zens citizens should replace this flagstafl at
The school, however, started off
with a very pretty morning cere ceremony,
mony, ceremony, in which the children gathered
in the big double room downstairs
and toward the close in came one
of the older boys carrying an Amer American
ican American flag, whereupon the school stood
at attention and sang the national
The school has a very good attend attendance,
ance, attendance, and but little smaller than last
year. About fifty new scholars have
almost replaced those who went to
the higher school pr moved away.
The school looked bright, clean and
pleasant as usual. Miss Stevens said
she was going to have it cleaned up,
but the reporter saw nothing to be
classified as real dirt.
As our readers know, in the past
year, the Star has considerably crit criticised
icised criticised the public school system of the
state. None of the criticism applies
to the primary schools, where the
children receive instruction that lays
a lasting foundation for their future
education. It seems to the Star that
our primary schools are as near per perfection
fection perfection as they can be. It is not until
the children go further xthat the
teachers begin to try to overload
their minds with non-essentials that
cause them to imperfectly learn and
often forget much that is of real use.
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 r?quired to report court
martial cases and attend t othe mat mat-tt;rs
tt;rs mat-tt;rs pertaining to mil'tary law in the
For further information, apply to
the local board, Ocala, Fla.
(Conducted by National Council of the
Boy Scouts of America.)
Dr. James E. Pershing, a scout scoutmaster
master scoutmaster of Troop No. 1 of Oklahoma
City, has been chosen to act as scout
executive there. Dr. Pershing Is a
cousin of General Pershing of the
United States army.
Dr. Pershing has gone to National
headquarters In New York with this
better from his local scout council:
.- "Make possible to him every avenue
. education that will be of help to
him in better preparing him for the
office, the duties of which he Is to take
up. He has had many years of prac practical
tical practical education, gained from actual ex experience
perience experience in the work with boys, and
what he will probably need from your
office most Is that help that will more
particularly apply to the duties of a
scout executive.
"He is coming to your city for this
direct training at the Instance of some
of our most prominent business men
and they will appreciate your efforts
in his behalf. They have every con confidence
fidence confidence In him and feel that he has the
making in him of the best scout execu executive
tive executive in our country."
This question has come, up several
times. Recently the chief scout execu executive
tive executive received a telegram from the pres president
ident president of a local council, as follows :
"Scout executive called to the colors.
In your opinion would he not be able
to serve his country better as scout
executive than as a private soldier?
If so, please use your Influence to have
him transferred to class BorC There
is no other man available that can car carry
ry carry on the work at this time."
Mr. James E. West replied as fol follows:
lows: follows: "Sincerely regret Inability to do as
you request. We have followed policy
of not asking special consideration of
any scout official, regardless of local
conditions. Paramount need at this
moment Is men who can serve, and
the danger of establishing precedents
Is so great that it would prove embar embarrassing
rassing embarrassing to government for us to make
a request for any special consldera-
Gerig is giving away two cakes of
Palm Olive Toilet Soap with a fifty fifty-cent
cent fifty-cent purchase of their goods. tf



RATES: Six line aixlmum, out
time 25c.; three time 50c: six xlmea
7c; one month S3. Payable in advance.
WANTED Reliable watchman. Mid Middle
dle Middle aged white man preferred. Lake
Weir Wrashed Sand Co., Lake Weir,
Fla. 24-6t
FOR RENT Rooms furnished for
light housekeeping; also single fur furnished
nished furnished room. Phone 242, Mrs. A. M.
Perry. 24-tf
FORD FOR SALE A Ford touring
car at a bargain. Fords are scarce.
Hurry if you are interested. The
Maxwell Agency, Ocala, Fla. 24-6t
GIRL WANTED-At Music Store, tf
WANTED 12 gauge shot gun, fifty fifty-gallon
gallon fifty-gallon gasoline can, coin tray. Benj.
F. Condon, Ocala, Fi. 23-6t.
Thomas, 103 Watula street. tf
FOR SALE Two good milk cows.
Can be bought for $75 each if taken
at once. A bargain. Apply to C. A.
Holloway, 715 South Lime St. 18-t
FOR RENT A five-room cottage,
close in, good location, all modern
conveniences, very close to primary
and high school houses. Apply to S.
H. Christian, city. 14-tf
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 mat-re
re mat-re n. eod
FLAT FOR RENT--A 4-room down downstairs
stairs downstairs fiat; 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 Eight good mules.
Nathan Mayo, Summerfield, Fla. 12t
One of our young men on a vaca vacation
tion vacation trip down east in his trusty run runabout
about runabout was offended by this announce announcement
ment announcement over a small town garage: "Au "Automobiles
tomobiles "Automobiles Repaired and Fords Fixed."
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, F. 4i
A. M., meets on the first and third
Thursday evenings of each month ai
8 o'clock, until further notice.
Stephen Jewett, W. M.
Jake Brown, Secretary.
Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter No. 13, it. A. M., on the
first Friday in every month at 8 p. m
J. A. Bouvier, H. P.
Jake Brown. Secretary.
Ocala Lodge No. IS. Convention?
held every Monday .evening at 8
at the Castle Hall, over the Jam
Carlisle drugstore. A cordial welcoEi
to visiting brothers
IL B. Baxter, C. C.
CLas. K. Saire. K. of R. S.
Tulula Lodge No. 22, I. O. O. F.,
meets every Tuesday evening in the
Odd Fellows' hall on the third floor of
the Star office building at 8 o'clock
promptly. A warm welcome alway
extended to visiting brothers.
L. H. Pillans, N. G.
M; M. Little, Secretary.
OCALA LODG2 NO. 286. B. P. O. fc
Ocala Lodge No. 286, Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks, meet:
the second and fourth Tuesday even evenings
ings evenings in each month. Visiting breth
ren always welcome. Club house eppo
site Dostoffice, east side.
C. W. Hunter, b. R.
iu. J. Crook. Secretary.
Fort King Camp No. 14 meets m
the K. of P. hall at 8 p. m. every
second and fourth Friday. Visitii
sovereigns are ailways welcome.
P. W. WTiitesides, C. C.
CLas. K. Sage, Clerk
Miriam Eebekah Lodge No. IB
meets the first and third Monday eve evenings
nings evenings in each month in the Odd Fel Fellows'
lows' Fellows' hall at 8 o'clock.
Clara Moremen, N. G.
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, Secretary.

Inquire Into
The Demand
For Postum
A few years ago one
could safely assume
that most every fam family
ily family was drinking
either tea or coffee.
Now-a-days it's dif different.
ferent. different. People from
every walk of life in
increasing numbers
are drinking


The first users were
impelled by reason
of health, but in the
newer form, Instant
Postum there are
qualities of economy
and service ability
in addition to health
value and splendid
taste which makes
it. the paramount
. "There's a Reason"
your building will look well, the Painf
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.
A coat now nnd then of DAVIS
serves preserves your wagons and farm imple implements
ments implements and makes them look like new.
r'or Sale By
Ocala, Florida
Says; we will both look and feet
clean, sweet and fresh
and avoid Illness.
Sanitary science has of late made
rapid strides with results that are of
untold blessing to humanity. The lat latest
est latest application of its untiring research
is the recommendation that it Is as
necessary to attend to internal sanita sanitation
tion sanitation of the drainage system of the hu human
man human body as it is to the drains of the
Those of us who ar accustomed to'
feel dull and heavy when we arise,
splitting headache, stuffy from a cold,
foul tongue, nasty breath, acid stom stomach,
ach, stomach, can, instead, feel as fresh as a
daisy by opening the sluices of the sys system
tem system each morning and flushing out the
whole of the Internal poisonous stag stagnant
nant stagnant matter.
Everyone, whether ailing, sick or
well, should, each morning before
breakfast, drink a glass of real hot
water with a teaspoonful of. limestone
phosphate in it to wash from the .stom .stomach,
ach, .stomach, liver and bowels the previous
day's indigestible waste, sour bile and
poisonous toxins; thus cleansing,
sweetening and purifying the entire
uiuuiaij caua vciuic umuu luuio
food into the stomach The action of
hot water and limestone phosphate on
an empty stomach Is wonderfully In Invigorating.
vigorating. Invigorating. It cleans out all the sour
fermentations, gases, waste and acidity
and gives one a splendid appetite for
breakfast. While you are enjoying
your breakfast the phosphated hot
water Is quietly extracting a large vol volume
ume volume of water from the blood and get getting
ting getting ready for a thorough, flushing of
all the inside organs.
The millions of people who are both bothered
ered bothered with constipation, bilious spells,
stomach trouble, rheumatic stiffness;
others who have sallow skins, blood
disorders and sickly complexions are
urged to get a quarter pound of lime limestone
stone limestone phosphate from the drug store.
This will cost very little, but is sufa sufa-cient
cient sufa-cient to make anyone a pronounced
crank on the subject of sternal san sanitation.
itation. sanitation. NOTICE
In the Circuit Court of the Fifth Ju Judicial
dicial Judicial Circuit of Florida, in and
for Marion County In Chancery.
Grace M. Edwards, Complainant, vs.
Peter Edwards, .Defendant.
Order for Constructive Service.

It is ordered that the defendant
herein named, to-wit: Peter Edwards,
be and he is hereby required to ap appear
pear appear to the bill of complaint filed in
this cause on or before
Monday, the 21st day of October, 1918
It is further ordered that a copy of
this order be published once a week
for four consecutive weeks in the
Ocala Evening Star, a newspaper
published in said county and state.
This 16th day of September, 1918.
(Clerk's Seal) P. H. Nugent,
Clerk Circuit Court, Marion County,
Florida. By Ruth Ervin, D. C.
Wm. A. Jeffcoat,
Complainant's Solicitor. 9-17-tues

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