The Ocala evening star

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The Ocala evening star
Uniform Title:
Ocala Evening Star
Alternate Title:
Evening star
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Place of Publication:
Ocala, Fla.
Ocala Fla
Porter & Harding
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Daily (except Sunday)
normalized irregular
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Newspapers -- Ocala (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Marion County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( marcgt )
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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.
General Note:
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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Last Note to Wilson Not Fully

Washington, Oct. .21, 4:24 p. m.
Germany's reply, as received by wire wireless
less wireless here, is regarded as an' awkward
attempt to accept Wilson's terms for
an armistice. It is believed that in
coming by wireless it was garbled to
.a certain extent.
London, Oct. 21, 7:52 p. m. An Announcement
nouncement Announcement is made of a fundamental
change in the German constitution,
providing for the representation of
the people in all decisions concerning
war and peace. It is said the present
German government has been formed
in complete accordance therewith.
No future German government will
be able to take and hold office unless
possessed of the confidence of a ma majority
jority majority of the reichstag.
Germany claims the sanction of in international
ternational international law for carrying out the
destruction of property during re retreats.
treats. retreats. Says her troops are under
strict instructions to spare private
property and care for the population
to the best of their ability.
The note announces that Germany
has agreed that the condition of an
armistice should be left to military
advisers, and that the actual stan standard
dard standard of the-power in the field should
form the basis of 'the arrangements.
Washington, Oct. 22. The official
text of Germanys' latest note to the
United States was received by cable,
today at the Swiss legation.
The appearance of the Swiss charge
at the state department with the note'
was delayed several hours as the task
of decoding and translating proved to
be long; and tedious. Considerable
difference of verbiage may be shown.
It is understood the official text will
clear up certain obscure passages in
the wireless version. The indications
were that no announcement of a de decision
cision decision by President Wilson could be
expected before tomorrow. Official
comment continued to be withheld,
awaiting an indication of the presi president's
dent's president's views. Every one expected him
to decide quickly.
ijonaon, uct. zz. lhe newspapers
almost without exception view the
German reply to President Wilson
with impatience and distrust. "Ger "Germany
many "Germany is still impertinent," is the cap captain
tain captain over an editorial in the Chron Chronicle.
icle. Chronicle. The Graphic is more optimistic,
and says "verbally the Germans are
getting slightly nearer the point of
view on which the Allies mean to in insist."
sist." insist." FRENCH DON'T LIKE IT
Paris, Oct. 22. The German reply
to President Wilson was received too
late for the afternoon papers, but it
was eagerly discussed in official cir circles
cles circles and parliament. As a whole the
note is found to be equivocal, tor tortuous,
tuous, tortuous, and platitudinously phrased to
leave the door open for all sorts of
quibbling. Now is there any evidence
in the reply of a genuine desire to ac accept
cept accept the only way in Which peace can
be concluded, according to expression
of opinion here.
Directions for Gauze Masks, to be
Used When Nursing Influenza
Finished masks must measure 6x8
inches; use right thickness of gauze,
and sew with running stitch aH the
way round. Sew on each corner
twelve inches of tape, measuring one
half inch wide; run a seam. through
the center, and in the middle make
four feather stitches with black
thread not' showing on the other side.
Marion County Chapter A. R. C.
Let us
supply your TOILET AR-
TICLES. Our line is complete, and
the prices always reasonable. The
Court Pharmacy. Phone 284. tf

P lAIj l

Another party of our brave- and
sturdy young men left today for the
training camp. They went away on
the southbound Seaboard, and their
destination is Fort Dade, wher they
will learn to manipulate the heavy
guns. The party was as follows: '.
Oliver 11. Mathews of Flemington,
who was in command of the party,
Janies C. Bronson, Zebbie V. Free
man, Jerry A. Snelling, Benjamin H.
Forbes, Robert L. Timmons, Eason A.
Hall, Julian Ray, Julius H. Freeman,
William .A. Harrell, 'Ernest C. Blair,
Charles G. Hamilton, Rex M. Nib-
lack, Geo. H. Whittington," John L. M.
Westbrook, Duke L. Drawdy, Oliver
H. Mathews, Wade S. Hastings, Le-
man Joyner and Sidney Thompson,
the last-named from Sumter county.
William. E. Fort, Clyde C. Balkcom
and W. A. Leverett, all of whom are
sick now, will follow later.
The casualty lists of the American
army and marine corps are posted in
the Star's front windows every day.
If you find on them the name of any anyone
one anyone you know, please report it to the
Killed in action 144
Missing in artion 116
Died of wounds ..... 48
Died, accident and other causes.. 6
Died of disease 54
Wounded severely 372
Wounded, degree undetermined. .322
Taken prisoner 21
Total 1138
The Florida names on the list ar
as follows:
Missing in action: Lieut. William C.
Brooks, Tampa.
Wounded severely: Sergeant Wal Walter
ter Walter A. Monoth, Miami.
Wounded, degree undetermined:
Private Carmon E. Edwards, Selma;
Esker Woodham, Norma.
Died of disease: Private William L.
Curtis, Clearwater.
- Taken prisoner: Private Charles
Adcock, Brownville. f
124th Infantry Second Florida
(Dixie Division) v
Words and music by 'Alexander.
Beach Pooley, and dedicated to his
first company commander, Capt. E.
D. Vestal:
Back in history tales of victory filled
the air
Of those who do and dare.
In the revolution and in sixty-one
Ev'ry son of Florida shouldered a
Once again they're marching away
Everybody's happy and gay.
The old Second Florida is still in tha
Though they've got a different name.
Sons of liberty look and you can. see
at a glance,
They're glad to go to France.
From Miami to the shores of Tampa
Need not show these Florida crackers
the way;
Real Americans ev'ry one,
Just the kind to beat back the Hun
The Hundred and Twenty-fourth will
come to the fore
As they did in days of yore.
Georgia, Alabam' and Florida
Are marching away hand in hand,.
And of the three
Florida for me.
There's no other like it in the land.
The Dixie Division is now in the fight,
Just tell all the world
That they're, going to win,
But the Hundred and Twenty-fourth
Infantry will be the first
! To march through Berlin
Who will the" Victory Boys be? 6t
i Guava jelly package of 2 lbs. 14 oz.,
80 cents. Just in at the Main Street
Market. Phone 108. 6t j


Amount subscribed
... 409.850.00
Over subscription 74,700.00
Oversubscribed, 18 per cent.
Editor Star: Please correct the fol following
lowing following in the list of liberty bond sub subscribers.
scribers. subscribers. You' have J. W. Davis of
Summerfield, twice. One of these en entries
tries entries should be J. G. Davis, Summer Summer-field.
field. Summer-field. Second. You have A. H. Daven Davenport
port Davenport and wife addressed Citra. This
should be Oak.
T. T. Munroe, Chairman.
Mr. Munroe late Monday received
the following telegram:
Atlanta, ga., Oct. 21. I thank and
congratulate you and each membei
of your committee and your subscrib subscribers
ers subscribers for their generous response to the
country's call. Each state in this dis district
trict district has gone over. Wardlaw.
Liberty Loan Subscriptions Received
October 19th
Alexander, L., Ocala $
"Ayer, Dr. C. B., Ocala ;.
Abshire, -C. E., Belleview
Allemand, J. E., Ocala 200.00
Anonymous, Ocala 5000.00
Anonymous, 'Ocala 6000.00
Albertson, C. E 250.00
Anonvmous. Weirsdale 500.00
a wair-Aia mnnnn
Blackiston, Dr. J. R., Ocala. $
Billingsley, H. S., Ocala .100.00
Baxter, H. B., Ocala 100.00
Blowers, Mrs. A. C., Ocala.. 1000.00
Blowers, A. C, Ocala .. 1000.00
Beuchler, Mrs. E. C, Anthony 100.00
Brown, Jake. Ocala...." 500.00
Brown, Jos. H., Eastlake
Bregaw, Wm. E., Anthony.
Brown. Mrs. E. T., Belleview
Brown, Isaac, Belleview 50.00
Brvant. Wm. R.. Belleview.. 50.00
Bryant, Mrs. Amy, Belleview 50.00
Baxter, H. W., Candler 100.00
Booth, Mrs. Mary, Ocala 50.00
Block, W. C, Weirsdale 100.00
Bickley, Wm. H., Weirsdale. 200.00
Burke, Floyd, Anthony 50.00
Boyles, G. D., Sparr 50.00
Bailey. Mrs. Birdie, Oak.... 50.00
Branning, C. J., Ocala 50.00
Blitch, Loonis, Ocala 50.00
Booe, Miss Louise, Ocala 50.00
Beard, J. J., Ocala .' 200.00
Badger, James H., Ocala. ... 1000.00
Brooks, Alfie, Ocala 1000.0ft
Bullock, R. B., Ocala 400.00
Bittinger, Miss Adele, Ocala. 100.00
Brewer, Mrs. W. O., Romeo. 500.00
Blitch, G. M., Irvine 500.00
Burton, S, P., Sparr 400.00
Blitch, B. R 50.00
Baker, Miss Emma V 50.00
Baldwin, Jacob C 50.00
Baldwin, A. D. 50.00
Barnett, Mrs. C. G 50.00
Bauldauf, John G. 400.00
Baxter, A. E 50.00
Blitch"; Mrs. S. H 100.00
Barkley, E. E., Mcintosh 100.00
Bouvier, Mrs. Ella R., Ocala. 50.00
Bohanon, Mrs. Lucile, B'view 100.00
Culverhouse, B. J., Ocala 50.00
Culverhouse, Jessie Ray 50.00
Chappejl, Mrs. G. B.t KendrTc 50.00
Camp, Jack, Ocala 2000.00,
Carter, Lila, Eastlake....... 100.00
Colbert, Turney, Ocala 50.00
Collens, P. W., Summerfield. 50.00
Carney Investment Co. Sfield 2500.00
Clark, Harvey, Ocala 600.00
Colbert, W. L., Ocala.. 50.00
Coggins, ,W. B., Weirsdale. 50.00
Clements, C. S.,-Lake Weir.. 50.00
Carlton, -John F., Sparr 50.00
Carlton, Mrs. J. F., Sparr.
Colby, Mrs. Cora B.
Carter, T. C, Ocala 100.00
Cameron, Jno. L.
Cameron, Jessie
E 50.00
Cameron, Malone C 50.00
Collins, Mrs. Julia R 50.00
Cam, W. D., Ocala 500.00
Chace, Dr. J. E., Ocala 2000.00
Crawford, Mrs. Dora 50.00
Camp, Mrs. Clarence 2000.00
Clark, Miss Collie 50.00
The, Court Pharmacy 500.0U
Davis, Mrs. J. W., Ocala.... 50.00
Delouest,-Mrs. M. A., Ocala. 50.00
Duff, Mrs. Vida U 1000.00
Davis, J. W., Summerfield.. 100.00
Dosh, Sam, Ocala 50.00
Davenport, Mrs. B., B'view. 50.00
Degenhard, J 50.00
Douglas, J. M. : 600.00
Douglas, Daisy D 100.00
Douglas, R. D : 100.00
Douglass, A. J., Citra 50.00
Driver, C. W., Citra 100.00
(Concluded on Fourth Page)


(Manufacturers Record)
What a staggering biil it will be!
It will be a bill for four years, up
to the present time how much longer
no one yet knows of the most fear fearful
ful fearful crimes which the world has ever
known. y
It will be a bill for the millions who
have died in defense of civilization
and for the millions who have been
blinded and maimed and permanently
invalided. j
' It will be a bill for all the agonies
which hundreds of millions have nad
to endure.
It will be a bill for the tears which
have flowed from the eyes of mill millions
ions millions of mothers and wives, sisters
and sweethearts because their loved
ones have had to endure all of the
hardships which the vilest ingenuity
of hell could instigate as they fight
on the side of heaven in the battle
against hell.
It will be a bill for such sorrows as
earth has never known by dishonored
wromanhood which in shame and
i deathless woe cries out to heaven
against the criminals.
It w-ill be a bill for mangled chil
aren ana tor tens oi tnousanas oi
helpless babies done to death by Ger-
many s crimes.
It will be a bill not merely for the
tens of billions of money, not merely
for the ships that have been murder murdered,
ed, murdered, for the towns and the countries
that have been ravaged, for the cathe cathedrals
drals cathedrals and churches that have been de
stroyed; these are only a part of the
I material things which must be charg-
ped against Germany in the bill of civ
mzauon against Daroarism.
ilization against barbarism
It will be a bill which no human
vord3 can ever portray,'audi'audi-tor
tor'audi-tor can ever state in figures.
These are some of the items in this J
bill against Germany, the magnitude
of which no expeVt accountant who
ever lived could measure byfJ human
calculations. v
Though the tears can never be wip
ed away, the broken hearts never be
mended, the millions of murdered
brought back to life, the dishonored
womanhood never be restored, the bill
must be summed up in .the most
graphic language knowp to mankind.
It must be written on the pages of
human history with a pen fed by the
blood of millions of' broken, bleeding
heaits. There it will stand forever
as an unpaid debt from which Ger Germany
many Germany can never through eternity be
As well might Judas have sought to
blot out the reality of the betrayal of
his Lord and of the agony of 'the
crossi as for Germany to hope ever to
wipe out the record of its crimes. In
letters of fire, burned into the soul of
every man and women living now, or
in the centuries to come, they will
forever stand. s
Germany will for ten thousand
years be regarded as more -typical of
rotten-heartedness than Judas .and
Nero. -,
Though Germany can never wipe
outthis bill, there is a bill for mater material
ial material things which should represent eve every
ry every dollar spent by America and our
allies in saving civilization from be being
ing being destroyed.
There is a bill for every ship that
has been murdered, for every pounci
of foodstuffs and raw materkils of
which Germany has robbed others.
There is a bill for the disruption
and disorganization of every business
on earth.
There is a bill for every fruit tree
cut down, for every town looted and
burned, for every car and locomotive
stolen. These things must be summed
up and Germany be made to pay to
the uttermost farthing.
To require anything less" of Ger Germany
many Germany would be to condone its crimes,
to become an apologist for them, and
a co-worker with Germany insapping
the wrorld's moral strength.
There is also a bill which can be
paid only by the death-upon the gal gallows
lows gallows of the leading criminals.
Stand by our soldiers in .their
march on to Berlin! where -this bill
must be collected if civilization is to
be saved.
Guava paste
of 1U pounds.
Phone 108.
65 cents per package
Main Street Market.


Men Have Outtraveled Trans Transport
port Transport and Munitions


ith the Allied Armies in Belgium,
Oct. 22. (Associated Press) The
general situation in Belgium this
morning seemed to be that on most of
the front the allied armies had reach
ed a period of pause which is inevi inevitable
table inevitable when rapid advances have been
made. German resistance stiffened
appreciably during the night, espec especially
ially especially along the Scheldt river. On. the
front of the British Fourth- army,
with which Americans are fighting,
the night was quiet.
London, Oct. 22. Not one of the
several hundred houses in Douai in inspected
spected inspected by the correspondent of the
Daily Mail at British headquarters is
in a' habitable condition. Apparently
the inhabitants were removed so
that the Germans billeted in, them
could have a free hand over the
houses and their contents.
London, Oct. 22. An official state statement
ment statement says the British have advanced
their line to the left bank of the
Acailli river, and have captured the
western part of thevillage of Thlant,
five miles southwest of Valenciennes.
The British have advanced to within
less than a mile of Tournai.
Paris, Oct. 22. Further progress progress-was
was progress-was made last night, by the French on
the Serre front, it is officially an announced.
nounced. announced. The French have reached
the railway northeast of Assis-Sur,-Serre,
also St. Jacques," from north northwest
west northwest of Shalandry.
British Headquarters in Belgium.
( Reuters )-Strong French forces at attacked
tacked attacked this morning on the center of
the allied front in Belgium and are
reported to be making excellent pro progress
gress progress in the direction of Ghent.
London, Monday, Oct. 21. British
casualties for the week ended today
were 37,150, compared -with 35,710 for
the previous week.
Rome, Oct. 22. Baron Von Der
Lancken, chier of the German politi political
cal political department at Brussels, has in-,
formed Cardinal Mercier, Catholic
primate of Belgium, when the Ger Germans
mans Germans evacuate that country deported
Belgians and political prisoners will
be spontaneously released. According
to Observatore Pomano, he told the
cardinal, it is said, part of the deport deported
ed deported Belgians would be free to return to
their own country on Monday.
Washington, Oct. 22. Two officers
and ninety-nine enlisted men lost
their lives when the 'American steam steamer
er steamer Ticonderoga was submarined in
the ware zone Sept. Spth. This brings
the total loss to 313. More than half
'of the soldiers lost were from Ohio.
Ottawa, Oct. 22. Among the Am Americans
ericans Americans on the Canadian casualty list
today is that of J. Oobert, Miami, Fla.
Sunday evening at her home at
Lynne the soul of this good woman
took its flight. She had lived to the
ripe old age of 90 years. The most
of this long, and useful life has been
passed in the Lynne neighborhood,
where amid the tears and sorrowful
partings of life long friends she was
tenderly laid to rest in the Chalker
cemetery near Lake Bryant Monday
afternoon. Rev. P. A. Roberts Ton Ton-ducted
ducted Ton-ducted the funeral services. Mrs.
Long was before her first marriage
Miss Nancy' Stanaland. She is sur survived
vived survived by three sons and a number of
grandchildren, among whom is Mrs.
John Rogers of this city.


Influenza is On the Wane and Train Training
ing Training Troops Will be
(Associated Press)
Washington, Oct. 22. Draft calls,
suspended three weeks ago because of
influenza are now going out again in
certain zones where the surgeon gen general's
eral's general's office decided it was safe to
send men to the cantonments. The
localities and exact number of men
will not be announced for the present.
(Associated Press)
Washington, Oct. 22. A decided
change to cooler weather is predicted
in the South Atlantic states,' begin beginning
ning beginning Thursday night.
The .death of Sergeant Wilbur E.
Moore, a former Ocala boy, in France,
was learned of here yesterday.
Sergeant Moore was the second son
of Rev. and Mrs. L. W. Moore, who
made their home in Ocala for several
years, when the former was pastor of
the. Methodist church. "The deceased
was married to Miss Florence Bur Burnett
nett Burnett of this city a number of years
ago and she with their two children
are left to mourn the death of hus husband
band husband and father in faraway France.
Sergeant Moore' is also survived by
his parents and several brothers and
sisters. Two of his sisters are Mrs.
Fred E. Weihe of Norfolk, Va., and
Mrs. Frank Durand of Yalaha, all of
whom have the 'sympathy of every
one in this deep affliction. -'
Official Order 10-19-18 Abrogating
Official Order 10-15.18
Rule 1. All dealers handling feed
stuff at retail in the state of Florida
will be required to make sales under
these rulings, which abrogate official
order 10-15-18, and all other conflict conflicting
ing conflicting orders previously issued.
Rule 2. Margin of profit over costs
for retail dealers handling corn, oats,
rye, barley or other, feeds not men mentioned
tioned mentioned in subsequent rulings. No re retail
tail retail dealer will be allowed, in making
sales of feed stuffs above mentioned,
to charge on any individual sale, a
price for goods delivered at ware warehouse
house warehouse door, which will give more than
$4 per ton profit; where delivery is
made to the consumer reasonable
cartage charges may be added, pro provided
vided provided that such' charges are shown on
sale slip in addition to charge for
feed. This margin of profit shall ap apply
ply apply to all sales of feed mentioned in
this rule in amounts of twenty-five
pounds or more. Where feed is sold
in' packages of lei3 than twenty-five
pounds, the retail dealer may charge
for measuring, weighing and packing
not more than -one-half cent per pound
Rule 3. Margin of profit over costs
for retail dealers handling wheat
mill ends, rice polish, rice "bran, dried
beet pulp, cotton seed meal, cotton
seed products, bean meal, or other
fcaanufactured or mixed feeds. No re retail
tail retail dealer in handling feeds describ described
ed described in the above heading, shall make
sales which give a profit greater than
is fixed in the following schedules:
a. Where one or more persons pur purchase
chase purchase in advance of delivery in full
carloads, take delivery at car and pay
cash when retail dealer is required to
(Concluded on Fourth Page)




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ft. K. Carroll, I'rrxldfnt
P. V. Leavrngood, Secretary-Treanurer
I. II. Ilenjamln, Editor
Entered at Ocala, Fla., -.ostofSce as
lecond-clasa matter.

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entitled for the use for republication of
all news dispatches credited to it or
uot otherwise credited In this paper
and also the local news published
herein. All rights of republication o
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EdiUr Star: Won't you please
write some more of those three three-column
column three-column efforts? Just a very few more
of such picking to pieces and I shall
feel secure about the ten-mill amend amendment
ment amendment so fa jr as the Star is concerned
for surely i here- can be none so dumb
that they will not see the utter flim flim-siness
siness flim-siness and4 nothingness of your at attempts
tempts attempts to argue", against the amend amendment.
ment. amendment. You were kind enough to wish that
I continue in office until I am called
to the other side. This being the
.case please give me something to
work with and do not tie my hands
nor those of the board while we are
I wish to return the good wish by
saying that you are altogether too
i. .

good an editor to be devoting your
abilities to trying to tear to pieces
the educational fabric that the best
and ablest people in the state have
been ; working faithfully upon for
more than forty years.
Your attitude toward the public
school for a long time has been that
of an unfriendly critic. Time and
again you have referred in insulting
and disparaging terms to the' teach teachers
ers teachers as a body" and they have' toiled
patiently on with the exception of
those .who felt that they must take
care of themselves by accepting other
work and larger remuneration.
Since occupying the office of super
intendent I have not been in the posi position
tion position cf teacher but have been engaged
in the very difficult and diplomatic

and discriminating position of em employer
ployer employer of teachers. We have had num numbers
bers numbers of disappointments with them
and some have proven themselves un unworthy
worthy unworthy 'the noble name of teacher,,
but the teachers as a body are worthy
of the respect of the best people of
any community and also worthy of a
decent living wage.
Today we need just twenty white
teachers in Marion county more than
we have. While the condition is acute
on account of war conditions, it has
been growing upon us and the super superintendents
intendents superintendents and board members and
trustees1 those who have the burden
of employing teachers and financing
the schools- have recognized that the
work, was outgrowing the income.
The work of the people connected
with school work has, been all the
time to raise the standard of, the
work and to build up just as strong
body body of teachers as possible.
For. any one to criticise this purpose
would be to brand them as being
either densely ignorant inexcusably
soor a straight out enemy of public
Your opposition to the proposed
ten-mill amendment is only an "inci "incident
dent "incident in your general policy -of oppo opposition,
sition, opposition, antagonism, criticism and gen gen-eral
eral gen-eral enmity toward the system in
vogue of .public education.
- By the way; I have not found a
.single man who has children to be
educated who is opposing the amend amendment.
ment. amendment. I do not say that there are not
any but in looking over the list of
those who have stood forth as cham champions
pions champions of ignorance, I do not know-any
of those to have school children.
To start with yourself as the great
leading apostle of ignorance, you have
no children to educate and when you
dich have you patronized the schools
of a denomination that is not known
for its friendliness to public educa education.
tion. education. This was strictly your own
business and it is not my purpose to
even suggest a criticism of your ac action
tion action but possibly just this fact will
go-a good distance to explain your
persistent nagging and faultfinding of
the public schools.
Then you have a communication

from "C" in which he bemoans the
fate of the poor tax-payer. Will
some of your admirers take the trou trouble
ble trouble to find out from you who "C" is
and then ask "C" how many school
children he has ever had, how many
he has now and how many he expects
to have?
Then you have one from "Cracker"
and, by the way, can you not get
"Cracker" to write some more? A
few articles yke that will help .us
along'and be appreciated. Will some
one who is interested not take the
trouble to find out from you who
"Cracker" is, and although I have no
means at all of knowing still I should
not be surprised if it developed that
"Cracker" lived in an elegant home in
Ocala and is a large property holder
hsre but has no children in school.
Then comes "Old Fax and Figures"
just like he was running for the leg legislature
islature legislature for the steenth time and
thought he had found the hobby: that
would surely carry him under the wire
and land him in the green pastures,
and, come to think of it I think he has
no. one to attend school.
These are just little side lights
along the way and do not really have
any bearing on the main subject un under
der under discussion as to whether the pro proposed
posed proposed ten-mill amendment is a good
thing or not. They may help some
folks to understand why some folks
oppose it.
In closing your last article you toss
me the following bouquet: "Your
language is not only plain, Mr. Brin Brin-son;
son; Brin-son; it's homely." If you call mine
homely what on earth do you call your
own profane and slangy effusions
with which you adorn your pages ?
Good night, pleasant dreams.
J. H. Brinson.
In replying to the foregoing, I am
using the first person singular; part partly
ly partly because the little w and e on my
twpewriter are worse worn than the
capital I; partly because Mr. Brinson,
unable to put up a good argument,
has dragged some of my personal af affairs
fairs affairs into the ; controversy.
I am afraid Mr. Brinson wasn't
feeling well when he typed his little
screed. He has departed from the
philosophical calm demanded by his
office and shows evidences of being on
the ragged edge. I think he had been
taking some of them influenza pre preventives,
ventives, preventives, in which case he is f or or-giveable.
giveable. or-giveable.
He is also inaccurate, for he speaks
of my three-column article. Mr. Brin Brinson
son Brinson wrote forty per cent of that ar article
ticle article himself. Mr. Brinson is great
on forty per cent. That's how much
he wants your taxes increased.
I have no desire to "tear to pieces
the educational fabric," nor have I
tried to do so. I should like to see
some changes made in it, and I do not
see why as a citizen and a, journalist
I shouldn't be allowed to express my
opinion. There has been no complaint
of. my criticisms except from Mr.
Brinson and an element among "the
educational autocracy" that thinks
nobody outside their own little circle
has any right to an opinion on school
affairs. '.
Neither have I referred in "insult "insulting
ing "insulting and disparaging terms" to the

teachers. I have criticised what I con-i

sidered the faults in their system, I
have said that they had no right to
special privileges and that they were
no" worse off than people1 in other call callings.
ings. callings. Isn't all this true ?
Perhaps some of Mr. Brinson'a
soreness is explained in the paragraph

! where he says that for anyone to

criticise the work of the people con connected
nected connected with school work was to brand

them either with being ignorant or

enemies of public education.

I have not thought so in fact, I
have always thought and always sajd
that our county school board and
county teachers were doing good
work, and I have not blamed them

for the faults of the state system,

and I do not see why Mr. Brinson

takes such a load upon his own shoul

ders. Perhaps it was the spif pre

ventive that was working on him just

I have given my reason for oppos

ing the ten-mill amendment because
it was unnecessary, unjust and un-.

patriotic taxation. I have no "gen "general
eral "general policy of opposition, antagonism
and general enmity toward the sys system
tem system in vogue of public education," and
I hope Mr. Brinson will not repeat
his assertion to that effect, for it
isn't true.
I do not know who Mr. Brinson has
consulted about the amendment. Some
fifty or more citizens of different
parts of the county, all patrons of
the public school, have" informed me
that they approved of the Star's
stand on the question. In this as in
other things, I always consult people
who are interested.
I don't know whether the title
"apostle of ignorance" fits me or not.
I would rather wear it than the one
due Mr. Brinson, which is "the apostle
of unnecessary taxation." My friends
shall judge and if they think I de deserve
serve deserve the dunce's cap I will wear it
with good humor.
I am sorry, however, to see Mr.
Brinson drag my personal affairs
into this controversy sorry for him.
It is more like Catts than Brinson,
and in my iong acquaintance with
Mr. Brinson I had begun to believe
that intolerance was foreign to his
make-up. But since he thought he
must bring up a personal matter,
why didn't he tell all the truth, in instead
stead instead of half of it. We all know what
the old proverb says of half the
Mr. Brinson says to you, in mean meaning,
ing, meaning, if not in words: "Benjamin sent
his son to a private school because he
opposes public schools; he sent him to

a Catholic school because he prefers
the Catholic church to a Protestant
church; therefore, you ought to vote
for the ten-mill amendment."
How do you intelligent voters like
such an appeal to your prejudices?
Isn't such an argument purely and
entirely camouflage? Will the fact
that I sent my boy to a private school
make it any easier for you to pay that
ten-mill tax?
Don't you think that a citizen has a
right to send his children to any
school that he thinks necessary, and
don't you all know that nine-tenths of
the academies, colleges and universi universities
ties universities in the United States are private
schools. Are not Yale and Harvard,
Cornell and Chicago, Leland Stanford,
Tulane, Vanderbilt, Stetson, Columbia
and Southern private schools ?
I did not send my boy to a private
school because I preferred it to a
public school, nor to a Catholic school
because it was a Catholic school. It's
nobody's business but my own, but I
have no objection to telling about it.
To begin with, my boy began his
studies in Miss Sharpe's kindergarten
(Mr. Brinson didn't tell you that) and
Miss Sharpe, as most people in Ocala
know, is a very strict .Protestant.
Then he went for two terms to the
Ocala public school Mr. Brinson
isn't telling you that, either. And, if
I had been situated as the average
citizen is situated, he would have
continued to go there. I was not so
situated, as most of my friends know
Mr. Brinson, as well as any of
fhem. It became necessary for me to
choose between sending the little
boy to a boarding school where he
would be under control of his
teachers twenty-four hours a day, or
letting him run loose on the streets
during a large proportion of his wak waking
ing waking hours. So I sent him to a board

ing school, and it is no 'fault of mine
that the Protestants did not have one
available. For that matter, at that
time, the great Mr. Catts had not
come among us to sow strife and
reap public office, Protestants and

Catholics were living in peace, and it

was nothing unusual for Protestant
children to go to Catholic schools. The

school my boy went to--St. Joseph's

Academy near Mandarin, in Duval
county was one of high reputation

and many Protestant boys have been

taught there in fact, I first heard of

it because a Protestant recommended

it to me. My son went to this school

six years and the sisters in charge
took good care of him. They gave
him a home as well as a school, treat

ed him as a little brother -as well as a
pupil and I will always be grateful
to them for what they did for him.
When he graduated there, he might

have gone to the Ocala high school if

he had wanted to. He preferred to go
to St. Leo College and I acceded to
his wishes. St. Leo is also a good
school and 'enabled him to finish his
education in much less time than any
high school could. Now, if Mr. Brin Brinson
son Brinson or anyone else can make any
political capital out of the manner in
which I have educated my son, he is
welcome to it.
The appeal to religious prejudice
is small business. Neither the Cath

olic church nor any Protestant church
has any influence on my views of
public ipolicy. Everybody in Ocala
knows that Mr. Brinson as well as
anybody. The men who founded the
American government intended it to
be strictly secular, and I have" always
followed their lead.
Mr. Brinson and myself have been
together a good deal in the last ten
years and have talked with great
freedom on public matters. The idea
that I opposed public schools never
entered his head until I began to op oppose
pose oppose that precious ten-mill amend amendment.
ment. amendment. "C." is a man who knows more in
ten minutes about property and tax taxation
ation taxation in Marion county than Mr.
Brinson knows in half a day. He
pays considerably more toward the
support of the schools than Mr. Brin Brinson
son Brinson does. He has no children neither
did George Washington, who made
more splash in history than Mr. Brin

son and Teddy Roosevelt put together.
"Cracker" can take care of himself.
He has brought up almost as many
children as did the patriarch Jacob,
and' is now engaged in looking after
his grandchildren. If we are to de decide
cide decide the ten-mill amendment on the
basis of children, why not refer it to
a well-known colored citizen in the
third ward, who has nine.
It is easier to abuse "Fax and
Figgers" than answer him. Every
taxpayer knows that the taxes have
increased, just as he says they have.
Mr. Brinson is entirely right in
saying his article is just little side
lights along the way, and does (not
have any bearing on the-subject under
discussion. The trouble about his
sidelights is that they are shaded
with green glass. He will find they
have hindered more than helped him.
My language is whatever my read readers
ers readers may choose to call it. I have
never allowed any profane language
to go into the paper, unless it was
part of a court record. As for slang,
Mr. Brinson, I presume, is well enough
postedto know that the English
language is so largely made up of
slang expressions that it would be un unintelligible
intelligible unintelligible if they were left out.
Now, I have carried on this discus discussion
sion discussion in perfect good humor, and the
Star's readers can bear witness than
T have not called anybody any names
nor alluded to anybody's personal af affairs.
fairs. affairs. It is, permissible, I think, when
a man is running for office, and I
know he is a drunkard, a gambler or
dead beat, to say so, for such failings
will bear directly on his conduct in
office. This ten-mill amendment "' is

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strictly a matter of political economy,
or, if the amendment is adopted, of
political' waste. Arguments for or
against it should be judged strictly
on their own merits, not on the merits
or demerits of those who made them.
The Star has been with the people
of Marion county almost a quarter of
a century, and they ought to know
where it stands in regard to public
schools. I myself have always con considered
sidered considered them the greatest of our in institutions
stitutions institutions the one we could least
spare. It is less the booklearning
they teach than the spirit 'of democ democracy
racy democracy they inculcate in the young peo-v
pie that makes ,them valuable. They
are for boys and girls the beginning
of the acquaintance with public af affairs
fairs affairs that they must more fully learn
as men and women. They help cement
a community in common interest and
are the foundation of more enduring
friendships than any other institution.
I have never thought it was neces
scry to proclaim my belief in the pub public
lic public school system any more than I
have thought it necessary to go out in
the street and wave a flag and yell
that I was an American. I don't
think the teachers and pupils of the
Ocala schools, whom I have taken
such pleasure in seeing, and helping
whenever I could, believe I am an en enemy
emy enemy to public schools, and I don't be believe
lieve believe Mr. Brinson thinks so. I hope he
will, when he has time to think about
it, forgive himself for his ill-natured

article as freely as I do.
J. H. Benjamin.


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The Ocala Red Cross Chapter has
just received an urgent appeal from
the government for the conservation
of two metals needed in the prose prosecution
cution prosecution of the war. One is a metal
which can be used merely by conserv conserving
ing conserving heretofore waste products this
metal is the homely tin which is used
for so many domestic purposes the
other is the rarer but equally essen essential
tial essential metal of platinum which many
of our members possesses in the
form of jetfelry and other articles
that they may be willing to sacrifice
for their country's netds.
Surely one or the other of these
metals can be collected by the Red
Cross members in our town.
We ask our members anJ the pub pub-lis
lis pub-lis generally to keep for us every bit
of tin foil, every empty tube of salve
or tooth paste, every old pewter toy
or vessel of any sort. TIN is made
from these and we MUST HAVE TIN
Platinum we have said is more
precious but that, too, many of our
members have. We ask the help of
each patriotic citizen; of every store
using tin in any form; of every per person
son person willing and anxious to help win
the war.
We cannot use tin cans they are
tin "in name only" but WE CAN
FORM OF TIN. For further infor information
mation information apply to W. P. Preer, Chair Chairman
man Chairman Conservation Committee.
(Take or send your tin to the Ma Marion
rion Marion Hardware store, or notify Mr.
Preer, and he wil send for it.

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Long, Long Ago, Last Year
I used to think it mattered
Long, long ago, last year,
Whether winds blew cold or warmly,
Whether skies were dark or clear;
I used to sigh for sunshine
. When clouds hung heavily,
But I do not mind the weather
Since my dear lad crossed the sea.
I used to seek for pleasure
Those long twelve months ago;
How eagerly I followed it
And hurried two and fro!
Thev used to seem important thangs,
The game, the play, the dance;
But I'm done with foolish idling
Since my dear lad went to France.
I used to pray for many gifts
Long, long ago, last year,
For empty things like wealth and
For comforts counted dear;
But now just one prayer from my
Goes up unceasingly:
"O God, give peace with honor,
And my dear lad back to me!"
Floretta A. Greeley.
Mr. W. K. Zewadski returned Sun Sunday
day Sunday from Tampa, where he has been
in attendance upon the bedside' of
his son, W. K. Zewadski Jf., who is
recovering from a severe illness and
will, when he has sufficiently recover recovered,
ed, recovered, arrange his business so that he
can go immediately into the service.
Mr. Zewadski received a letter from
his secorfd son, Mr. Guy Zewadski
yesterday. He was situated where a
big drive was on and is well and hap happy.
py. happy. Mr. Clarence Zewadski is still in
Detroit, but expects to enter the serv service
ice service sometime this month. During the
absence of her husband in the serv
ice, Mrs. Zewadski, who is so pleas pleasantly
antly pleasantly remembered here, will be with
her parents at Highland Park, Mich.
Mr. Zewadski also received a letter
yesterday from his youngest son,
Olaf, who is well and happy. With Without
out Without a doubt Mr. Zewadski is deserv deserv-ingly
ingly deserv-ingly proud of his four manly boys.
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Burford receiv received
ed received the gratifying information this
morning that their son, Lieut. Robert
Allen Burford has been made lieuten lieutenant
ant lieutenant commander. This promotion is an
honor well bestowed. Lieut. Burford
graduated with the highest honors of
his class from the Ocala high school
at the age of sixteen years. He aft afterward
erward afterward graduated from Annapolis
when only nineteen. His friends have
followed him career with the keenest
admiration, and all Ocala will be
pleased to know of the promotion of
one of the brightest young men that
she has ever sent out from her midst.
- Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Judd and lit lit-tie
tie lit-tie daughter and Mrs. Judd's mother,
Mrs. Rogers, arrived in Ocala Satur Saturday
day Saturday from their home in Berrian
Springs, Mich., and are at the Colo Colonial
nial Colonial hotel for their second winter.
They are much pleased with Ocala
and surrounding country and may de decide
cide decide to locate here permanently.
Mr. L. C. Bell of Sparr passed thru
town Saturday en route to Brooks Brooks-ville
ville Brooks-ville to spend Sunday with his fam family.
ily. family. He returned Monday accom accompanied
panied accompanied by his wife and two sons., Mrs.
Bell and children will return to
Brooksville today. While in town
Mrs. Belle was the guest of her sis-r
ter, Miss Carrie Barco.
Mrs. Leon Robinson of Atlanta ar
yved in the city yesterday afternoon
and will be a guest for several weeks
of her brother-in-law and sister, Mr.
and Mrs. S. C. M. Thomas. Mrs.
Robinson is recuperating from a long
illness and was for. several weeks in
an Atlanta hospital.
Miss Ruby Ray of Martel is now
engaged in missionary work among
the mountain people of Kentucky.
Miss Rav is working under direction
of the home missionary board of the
rresbyterian church.
-Important Missionary Meeting
The meeting of the missionary so society
ciety society of the Baptist church will be
held tomorrow afternoon at 4 o'clock
on the church lawn. There will be
an election of officers.
Friends in this city of Arthur
Brooks of Oldtown will learn with
sincere regret that he is very ill at
his country home. His aunt, Mrs; E.
M. Howard, went to Oldtown today to
assist in nursing him.
Letters received by friends this
morning from the bedside of Mrs. E.
C. Sheridan, who has been so ill in a
hospital in Jacksonville, stete that
she has improved sufficiently to be
taken back to her home.
The union Bible study class of the
second ward meets Wednesday with
Mrs. J. P. Phillips on the lawn at
3:30 p. m. Subject, "Does God An Answer
swer Answer Prayer." All Bible students cor cordially
dially cordially welcome.
Mrs. W. A. Scott and daughters,
Mrs. Jack Embry. Misses Helen and
Sarah Scott, have returned from their
visit to Daytona Beach.
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Fort of
Lynne were the week-end guests of
Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Rogers.
The friends in Ocala and Marion
county of. Mrs. Pauline Pugh Arnold

will regret to learn of her continued
ill health in a sanitarium in New
York city, where she went some time
ago to receive treatment.
District Meeting Postponed
The district meeting of the Wom Woman's
an's Woman's Missionary Union of the Bap Baptist
tist Baptist church of the Marion county as association,
sociation, association, which was to have been
held at Williston Thursday, Oct. 24,
has been indefinitely postponed on
account of influenza.
Mr. and Mrs. John Rogers of this
city have returned from Lynne, where
they went to attend the funeral of
Mrs. Rogers' grandmother, Mrs. Long.
Friends of Mrs. Charles Moremen
will be glad to know that she is able
to be up again after her recent illness.
Ocala Chanter No. 29. O. E. S.. will

not hold its regular meeting Thurs-J
day night, October 24th.
The- Star regrets to learn that lit little
tle little Miss Frances Mclver is ill.
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Train No. 71,. first class passenger
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Friday, arriving at Ocala at 10:30 a.
m., same days.
Train No. 72 leaves Ocala at 2 p.
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In the Circuit Court of the Fifth Ju-
dicial 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. Jeff coat,
Complainant's Solicitor. 9-17-tues
Licenses must be paid. Any one
doing business without a license is
violating the law and liable for dou double
ble double tax. W. W. Stripling,
10-18-tf Tax Collector.
Have Your
Done at
Ocala, Florida
Between Peyser's Store and the Har Harrington
rington Harrington Hall Lunch Room


(Copyright, 1918, bj Western Newspaper Union.)
Mollie come through the old-fashioned
garden and seated herself beside
her aunt.
"In all this town of curious crea creatures,"
tures," creatures," she said, "I have seen one good good-looking
looking good-looking man.
Aunt Martha Smiled. "Must be Ho Homer
mer Homer Vane, she replied. "Every young
woman who comes to FarmsvQle dis discovers
covers discovers Homer, and to no purpose. He
Is devoted to his frail and domineer domineering
ing domineering mother, and has declared his Inten Intention
tion Intention of continued bachelorhood in her
"Poor, handsome Homer," laughed
Mollie. "Aunt Martha, I have a wick wicked,
ed, wicked, desire to torment the, despotic old
lady. Won't you at least introduce me
to the considerate man who thought thoughtfully
fully thoughtfully warns hopeful maidens of his
non-marriageable intentions?'
"Mollie!" her aunt exclaimed, "are
you never going to outgrow your mis mischievous
chievous mischievous spirit? Certainly I will in introduce
troduce introduce Homer Vane, but your tor tormenting
menting tormenting siege will end there.
So It seemed. Mollie smiled her
prettiest when the Interestingly aloof
one was presented. Mr. Vane was
courtesy Itself. Mollie decided that he
had both studied and traveled, which
was true. But when the young lady
visitor from the city again met the
"one good-looking man," a brief bow
was his only salutation.
She saw him occasionally from her
retreat, as he passed her aunt's home
in his car. Mollie loved automoblllng.
She could fancy delightful rides about
this beautiful country. And the girl
was lonely In her self-appointed exile.
Never had she imagined days could
contain such long-drawn hours.
Aunt Martha, doing her best with
village guests, was discouraged. Mol Mollie
lie Mollie longed to be flying along a wide
road, the sweet air blowing in her face,
In her heart a spirit of adventure. Any
presentable 'driver would answer the
purpose, she told herself.
Farther down rippled the waters of
a lake. Mollie wanted to travel down
those rippling waters in a motorboat
now resting against the shore. This
boat, she learned, "was also the prop property
erty property of the selfish Homer." Selfish?
Mollie wondered
"Devoted to his invalid mother for a
lifetime, denying himself that broader
living which a nature such as his must
crave. Suddenly a smile curved the
girl's lips. Why not for just one after afternoon
noon afternoon give him a holiday? Other men
had sought the privilege of her com companionship;
panionship; companionship; why should not this man
find it amusing also? The -gift, she
realized, would have to be forcibly be bestowed.
stowed. bestowed. Mollie walked up the hill
that began at her aunt's very doorway.
Not long since the object of her
thoughts had dashed up this way In
his car. Usually he' returned in a
short time down the hill.
"TJp looking over one of his farms,
was the way her aunt explained these
True to her expectations, as she
paused In the center of the dusty road,'
the car came on again, seeming to slip
oyer the top of the hill. Its occupant
raised his hat, while Mollie put forth
a detaining hand.
. "Please, she said sweetly, "if you
are going down wont you carry me?
It is a long way to walk.
Homer Vane quickly restrained his
glance of amazement. "With pleas pleasure,"
ure," pleasure," he agreed, and assisted her into
the car.
"From here," said Mollie, disap disappointedly,
pointedly, disappointedly, "one cannot get a view of
the lake. I hoped to see it, but cannot
climb so high."
"I would be delighted to drive you to
a good view point," he suggested, and
at her quick nod of acceptance, the
car swung about for the upward trip.
He was agreeable and easy to talk
to, this unusual man. Mollie had not
expected such easy victory over his
reserve. From the lake view they rode
on through glorious country, and his
laugh rang out at the girl's Ingenuous
remarks. Frankly she confessed her
"I was lonely," she said, "and I
did want a ride. You were such a dif difficult
ficult difficult person, Mr. Vane. Of course,
Aunt told me that your time was too
fully occupied to waste entertaining
young women, still she hesitated.
"My mother," he murmured, "is de dependent
pendent dependent upon my care."
Mollie laughed softly. fThere are
two of us, then," she said, and held out
a hand with a sparkling ring. "That
is my sign of devotion to one subject,
yet, why shun other companionship, or
forego simple pleasures which make
time pass happily?"
"Would you like a lake ride tomor tomorrow?"
row?" tomorrow?" he asked.
"I must go back to the city," she
said, disconsolately, "to be, married."
Homer Vane appeared disconsolate
also as he drove Mollie to the station.
"We will go over the old hill once
more," he said, and sighed.
At the lake view, he stopped the
car's engine and bent to gaze Into Mol Mol-lie's
lie's Mol-lie's face. "Remember what you said
about my obstacle?" he asked. "Well,
it's gone. Mother is going to marry
her old widower neighbor. She told
me today. But that can't help me
Suddenly Mollie's eyes were shining.
From her pocket she drew a letter.
-"The man I was engaged to," she said,
"writes today to release me. We were
both too young when It happened. He
realized my Indifference when I came
away. He, too, has changed and so"
"So the last obstacle Is removed,"
the man cried, and Mollie smiled Into
his radiant eyes. 4

How Can I Save Sugar on a
21b. Ration?

Fruit 1 Rounded Teaspoonful
2 Rounded Teaspoonfuls
2 Rounded Teaspoonfuls
t t j j m r
1 KnnrLriprl Iph snnnnfn

?r r, 1 1101111(16(1 Teaspoonful a day for table use; or only one
Making 7 rounded teaspoonfuls a pound a month, leaving one pound
day; or over 4 pounds a month. for other uses.

Who will the Victory Boys be? Ct
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.
ror Sale By
Ocala, Florida
The legal advisory board will hold
its meetings- in the jury room of the
pdstoffice 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 tender 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.
t For the benefit of farmers or others
who may be interested, I wish to
state that as I'was elected secretary
pf the farmers' union at the time of
its organization, I am receiving daily
market news bulletins from the bu bureau
reau bureau of markets, which are on file at
the fair association office at the board
of trade. Mrs. A. Tweedy.
l Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, F. &
Av M., meets on the first and third
Thursday evenings of each month at
8 o'clock, until further notice.
-' Stephen Jewett, W. M.
; Jake Brown, Secretary.
Ocala Lodge No. 286, Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks; meets
the second ? and fourth Tuesday even evenings
ings evenings in each month. Visiting breth brethren
ren brethren always welcome. Club house oppo opposite
site opposite postoffice, east side.
C. W. Hunter, E. R.
E. J. Crook. Secretary.
Ocala Lodge iv. ID. Gonver.tiom
held every Monday evening at 8
at' the Castle Hall, over the Jamf
Carlisle drugstore. A cordial welcome
to1 visiting brothers.
H. B. Baxter, C- L.
CLus. K. Sasre. 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 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.
Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter No. 13, R. A. M., on the
first Friday in every month at 8 p. m.
J. A. Bouvier, H. P.
Jake Brown. Secretary.
Fort King Camp No. 14 meets t
the K. of P. hall at 8 p. m. every
second and fourth Friday. Visiting
sovereigns are aiiways welcome.
P. W. Whitesides, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk
Miriam Eebekah Lodge No. 15
meets the first and third Monday eve evening?
ning? evening? in each month in the Odd Fel Fellows'
lows' Fellows' hall at 8 o'clock.
Clara Moremen, N. G.
Eloise Bouvier, Secretary.

rult. N Sugar

No Supar
1 Rounded Teaspoonful
I Level Teaspoonful
t Actiapuviiixui
I Afl-;.- 1U j j
, Salt Fish
Delicious fresh caught Salted Fish,
direct to the consumer by prepaid
express, 20 pounds for $2.00.
Fresh Salted Roe, 20 cts. per pound.
The St. George Co., Inc.
St. George "On the Gulf,"
To The
For the Same Reason
Sage Tea and Sulphur Darkens
So Naturally that No Nobody
body Nobody can telL
Hair that loses its color and lustre, or
when it fades, turns gray, dull and life lifeless,
less, lifeless, is caused by a Tack of sulphur in
the hair. Our grandmother made up a
mixture of Sage Tea and Sulphur to
keep her locks dark and beautiful, and
thousands of women and men who value
that even color, that beautiful uark
shade of hair which is so attractive, use
only this old-time recipe.
Nowadays we get this famous mixture
improved by the addition of other ingredi ingredients
ents ingredients by asking at any drug store for a 50 50-cent
cent 50-cent bottle of "Wyeth's Sage and Sul Sulphur
phur Sulphur Compound," which darkens the
hair so naturally, so evenly, that nobody
can possibly tell it has been applied. You
just dampen a sponge or soft brush with
it and draw this through your hair, tak taking
ing taking one small strand at a time. By morn morning
ing morning the gray hair disappears; but what
delights the ladies with Wyeth's Sage and
Sulphur Compound, is that, besides beau beautifully
tifully beautifully darkening the hair after a few
applications, it also brings back the gloss
and lustre and gives it an appearance
of abundance.
Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur Compound
Is a delightful toilet requisite to impart
color and a youthful appearance to the
hair. It is not intended for the cure,
mitigation 0( prevention of disease.
Slay the Pesky 1
Critters with
It's the simplest
thing in the world
!to KILL Mosquitoes!
with FENOLE; youj
can spray several
rooms thoroughly in
less time than it
takes to say your
' prayers.
Qts. 75c; Vi Gala
$1.35; Gala, $2.50
Pint size 65c, Quart
size, 75c.; Com.
Air Sprayers, $1.25
f enole- Chemical Co.
Jacksonville, Fla.
rr it in
Fenole Is sold In Ocala by Anil Anil-Monopoljr
Monopoljr Anil-Monopoljr Drugstore, Clarkson Hard Hard-Co.,
Co., Hard-Co., Ollie Mordis. Tyding Drag Co.,
The Court Pharmacy. Smith Grocery
Co., Cam-Thomas Co.. H. B. Masters
Co.. Ocala Seed Btore.
The Telephone Company is doing
all in its power to give prompt ser service.
vice. service. Please don't use your telephone
unless compelled to do so. Cooperate,
we will weather the epidemic without
serious interference with the service.
All non-subscribers should be refused
use of your telephone, except to call a
doctor and turn in fire alarm.
Who will the Victory Boys be? Ct








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Dr. Jensen, a well known resident
of Umatilla, was a week-end visitor
to our town.

Science Has Discarded Theory, Long
Held, That Ptomaines Are the
Cause of Infection.

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Poisoning by food is no longer ex-
plained as "ptomaine poisoning," but

If a few more of our friends willj
slip us a plunk apiece, we will put this ;

( Continued from First Page)

Driver, Mrs. B. E., Citra..:. 100.00

l PintijinD frfim TTlirH Pncrpl

VLl IfUl A V. JLAS a vw i

tiling uvtr cue wy.

wpwiw ; urn:. T t-. r nr r 1 A AA

! i i v .namners. uiiiiuirv 1 11- nrw in. lk.. it.. WLaia ........

in an address to the American Asso-; Mrs. B. H. Seymour, chairman of j structor High School ........ $1.00 Evans, Miss Delia, Oak 50.00
elation for the Advancement of Science, the Marion county woman's liberty U Benjamin 1.00 Evans, Mrs. Andy, Oak..... 50.00

Baxter Carn 1.00 Edwards, L. K., Irvine iuuu.uu


(Continued from First Page)

'meet sight draft, $1 per ton plus de-

Whn will tVio Viotnrv P.avs ho f.f

j Dr. E. O. Jordan showed that it is due loan committee, has submitted her re

Frills nf f r vryA inKv either to true bacterial toxins compara- port for the work done by the assist-

are glad to know that he is recover- Me to those of diphtheria and tetanus ant chairman, Mrs J R. Moorhead

ing from his recent illness.

Word has been received here that
Mr. T. M. Kilgore, ,who left Ocala
thre weeks ago for Atlanta, is very
ill in that city.

Paper Drinking Cups, 25 to pack package,
age, package, ten cents at Gerig's Drugstore.
Mr. Listern Lang and nephew, Wil William
liam William Avery; who have been spending
a few days in Jacksonville, returned
to Ocala yesterday.
A dispatch from Southern College
at Sutherland this afternoon brought
the news, sad tho' expected, that Dun Duncan
can Duncan Elliot was "dying.
Dr. W. A. MacKenzie of the United
States health bureau, is in Ocala, a
guest of the Ocala House. He is here
on official business.

Marcus Frank 2.00Fisk, Mrs. Arthur D., B'view

J. Malever 1.00 Flippen, Mrs. C. F.,' Ocala...
H. M. Hampton 1.00 Fosnot, Sam G., Eastlake..,

A. E. Gerig 1.00
C. K. Sage 1.00
Mrs. Susan Ellis 50
Charles Peyser 1.00
W. F. Blesch 50

J. W. Crosby l.tK)

bacilli, or to infection with specific in- and ten chairmen of the various or

f ectlon carried by the food article. The ganizations of the city. The amount
best known example of the toxin-form- shows wonderful work done by these
ing microbes is the bacillus botulinus, faithful, patriotic and ever vigilant
which has produced in the United WOrkers. With illness in most of the
States 22 recorded cases of poisoning, families of the active workers during
of which 17 were in California, while the drive conditions made it neces-

Great Britain has reported no case. ary for them to work against odds.ij; lkcom qq
This type of poisoning is rare, but in-'in spite of these difficulties a spirit VA
, ... i ,i;oc,a h. 1 A jT. W. Troxler .ou

I ten oil wiiu iwu-uuiuc uiJi ciot, OI patriotism, ueierimua.Liuii aim
teria seems to occur in a great number cheerfulness was apparent. The re re-of
of re-of cases. The bacteria are either pres- ; DOrt for each organization follows:

i- it. j r, 1 Viq tnnrl ia r i tita1 tt t r ioQ;n!Ji IiliUW.ik. ...........

contaminated from human sources. Mrs E A. Osborne, W.C.T.U. 12,600 pVf '"V inn

ine cniei iuwuuiuc lumuvu .airs. L. i.unen, itea ross.. xjl,ooj
erto traced to human contamination Mrs Emily Green, Woman's
are typhoid fever and the various- Club 300

paratyphoid infections; but to these ;Mrs narry Holcomb, Metho

must be adaea certain miecuous imo

Frank, Caroline 50.00


J. J.



Blalock 1.00

Paper Drinking Cups, 25 to pack package,
age, package, ten cents at Gerig's Drugstore.
The relatives of Floyd Olds, with
the heavy artillery in France, have
received a cheerful letter from that
gallant young soldier. ;
Mr. Chas. P. Chazal left this after afternoon
noon afternoon for Camp Taylor in Kentucky,
which he hopes will prove his step stepping
ping stepping stone to service in France.
The friends of Harver Akins, who is
at Camp Travis, Tex., will be glad to
learn that he has been promoted to be
sergeant major of his battalion.

Who will the Victory Boys be? 6t
Bryan Butler of St. Petersburg,
now at a northern training camp, and
who has been on the sick list, writes
his Ocala friends that he is able to be
cut again.
Paul, the young son of Mr. and Mrs.
E. A. Snowden, who has been ill is
improving and will be able out
in a few days if he continues as he is

at present.
Paper Drinking Cups, 25 to pack package,
age, package, ten cents at Gerig's Drugstore.
Letters were received 'today from
Lieut. Louis H. Chazal, who is with
his regiment in Francer Lieut. Cha Chazal
zal Chazal is in love with fair France and her
chivalrous people.
' The friends of Paul Brinson, now in
camp near Hampton Roads, and who
has had a rather protracted tussel
with the flu, will be glad to know he
is again able to be on duty.
New cane syrup, 40 cents a quart.
Main Street Market. Phone 108. 6t

dist church 6,650

ly transmitted by any food except iMr3 Elmert DeCamp, Eastern
milk, such as diphtheria, scarlet fever, gtar 450
and streptococcus sore throat. The airs q Maughs, Episcopal
type of Infection from food contain- j chUrch 10,750
inated at its source is exemplified in Mrs w T Gary Baptist
the diseases of certain food animals, j church 2,100
The chief Infections known to be due; Mrg c L Bittinger, King's
to food Infected at its source are those rjaughters 2,700
mainly meat-borne caused by the : Mrs R Dewey, Catholic
group of paratyphoid enteritidis bac-j church.. .. 2,500

teria, and those resulting from tne use

of infected milk. The bacterial dis diseases
eases diseases of plants do not infect man.

Tolstoy and Turgenev in Fierce Dis Dispute
pute Dispute That Might Have Led to
Deadly Encounter.

Total $82,250
Contributing to the success of thv
fourth liberty Ipan campaign and aid aiding
ing aiding in eyery way to make the work of
the committee effective were Mrs.
Walter Hood, Mrs. S. R. Whaley;
Mrs. E., T. Helvenston, Mrs. H. M.
Hampton, Mrs. Harry Walters, Mrs.

Will Barrett, Mrs. F. T. Schreiber,

Mabel Akins is able to resume
place in the Star office.


Private Donald E. Knoblock, one of
our boys from Martin, has shed his
blood for America and France. He
was wounded Sept. 25 by a piece of
shrapel and is now in one of our
base hospitals.
Paper Drinking Cups, 25 'to pack package,
age, package, ten cents at Gerig's Drugstore.

The many friends of that popula
young man, T. D. Lancaster Jr., now

in service at Newport, R. I., will be

glad to hear that he has been enabled

to enjoy a brief leave of absence in
Boston, and hope that before many
wore weeks he will be granted a fur

lough to visit his home here. t

, The friends of E. A. Snowden, pro proprietor
prietor proprietor of the Magnolia barbershop,
will regret to know that he is quite

ill at his home on Magnolia street.
He was in bed several days last week
but got up and went to work, and
suffered a relapse, which will neces necessitate
sitate necessitate the 1 temporary closing of his
shop, unless he can secure assistance
for a time.

Tolstoy and Turgenev, famous Rus-jMrs. H. Harold, Mrs. D. S. Woodrow,
sian novelists, were contemporaries j Mrs. George Ford, Mrs. Jack Camp,
and friends, but on one occasion they JMrs. Kate Brinkley, Mrs. J. W. Davis,
had a serious falling out. As gathered Mrs. Lester Warner, Mrs. F. G. B.
from a recent biography, i'As is the Weihe, Mrs. E. C. Bennett, Mrs. F. W.
story of their quarrel: The two fa- Cook, Mrs. L. E. Yonce, Mrs. L. J.
mouse novelists met at a friend's house. Knight, Mrs. Ernest Merrell and Mrs.
Turgenev spoke enthusiastically of j J. E. Hyndman.
his young daughter's new English gov-

erness, mentioning that she required j After several days of illness, Miss

the child to mend old, ragged clothes
to give to the poor. "Do you consider
that good?" demanded Tolstoy. "I cer certainly
tainly certainly do," replied Turgenev; "it makes
the charity workers realize everyday
needs." "And I think that a well-

dressed girl with filthy, malodorous
rags In her hands is acting an Insincere
farce," commented Tolstoy. "I ask
you not to say that," exclaimed Tur Turgenev,
genev, Turgenev, hotly. "Why should I not say
what I am convinced is true?" retorted
Tolstoy. "If you say that again I will
box your ears !" Turgenev cried, white
with rage, and rushed from the room.
A duel was narrowly averted. After Afterward
ward Afterward these famous men became rec reconciled,
onciled, reconciled, and on his deathbed Turgenev
wrote an affecting note to Tolstoy, ad addressing
dressing addressing him as "the great writer of
our Russian land." Outlook.

J. W. Tally .25
Sid Whaley .50
J. J. Gerig 1.00
Cash 1.00
II. S. Minshall 1.00
A. Slott 1.00

B. Max Wilson 1.00
N. L. Williams 50
Hayes. & Guynn 50

Cash .25
Mrs. J. G. Swaim .25
R. E. Layton 1.00

Nasri Bros 1.00
Banner 1.00

B. Goldman 1.00

E. C. Jordan 50

W. W. C. Smith .50
W. O. Russell .25

H. W. Tucker 1.00

L. J. Knight 1.00

F. K. Demetree 1.00

Lester Perkins 1.00
David S. Williams 1.00
B. F. Condon 1.00
A. E. Burnett 1.00

M. A. TenEyck 50



Foxworth, M. M., Belleview.

Felder, Samuel M
Finley, -W. M. Jr., Ocala
French, Edw. S., Belleview..

Finley, Miss B. M., Kendrick

Fulwood, Mrs. M. S., Citra

Gale, Oscar M., B'view 100.00
Goldman, B., Ocala 1000.00
Guthrie, Mrs. A. L., Kendrick 50.00
Guthrie, John.J., Kendrick... 100.00

Griffin, A. R., Anthony 500.00
Greene, E. B., Ocala... 200.00

Gale, Mrs. F. R., B'view 200.00
Gorden, Florence, Anthony.. 200.00

Green, Geo. C. Ocala .. 100.00
Grantham, B. A., Sparr. v 50.00
Grantham, Harvey D., Sparr 50.00

Goodwin, M. R 250.00

iDeVore, Miss M. L., Reddick 100.00 murrage, if any.

b. Where one or more persons pur purchase
chase purchase in advance of delivery in full
carloads, take delivery at car and pay
for it on delivery $1.50 per ton plus

50.00 demurrage, if any.

100.00 c. Where buyer purchases and
100.00 1 takes delivery at car and pays for it

on delivery in ton lots or more but
less than carloads, $2 per ton.
d. WTiere buyer purchases and
takes delivery at car and pays for it
on delivery in lots less than one ton,

$2.50 per ton.

e. Sale exwarehouse in lots of one

ton or more, $4 per ton.

f. Sale exwarehouse in lots of less

than one ton, $5 per ton.

g. One dollar may be added to the

foregoing margins when sale is made
on credit, or at dealer's option the

legal rate of interest may be charged.
h. One dollar shall be deducted
from the margins prescribed in e and
f when the retailer buys on credit
and the jobber's margin is thereby in increased
creased increased $1 a ton.

250.00 This margin of profit shall apply

to all sales of feed mentioned in rule
3 in amounts of twenty-five pounds or
more. Where feed is sold in broken
packages or less than twenty-five
pounds, the retail dealer may charge

for measuring, weighing, ami pack

ing, not more than one-half cent per
pound profit. Braxton Beacham,
Federal Food Administrator, Florida.

Goodwin, Y. C.

Grass, John 50.00
Gates, Mrs. N. M., Ocala.... 500.00

Howard, E. M..V Ocala 500.00


Howell, Mrs. M. A., Anthony

Haines, Leo B., Belleview.

Hall, Louis, Lowell 50.00


Hickman, Mrs. Charlotte B

Hall, H. T. Jr., Lowell
Howell, Emma M., Anthony.
Hafner, Mrs. H. R., Belleview
Hafner, Adam, Belleview.,..
Harris, Mrs. C. A

Harison, Noble W., Oklawaha 2000.00
Holder, Mrs. Anna M., Ocala 1000.00
Hightower, Mrs. M. A., Bview 100.00
Holly, Mrs. Annie E 100.00
Henderson, Mrs. H. H 100.00
Hagin, John W., Citra 100.00
Holland. A. H.. Citra 100.00

W. R. GalWher 1.00 1 Hall, Jas. E. B., Citra 50.00

L. N. Green 1.00 Hill, J. Warren, Ocala 100.00

Chinese Queues Not Barred.
Although the' traffic in human hair
has not been so brisk during the past
few years as formerly on account of
the veering of the fashions In hair hair-dressing
dressing hair-dressing toward the extremest simplic simplicity,
ity, simplicity, there, are millions of pounds of

human hair exported from China. One

of the peculiar facts in connection

with the trade is that often after the
Chinese send the hair to us we treat
it and dye It and send It back to be

made up for special use. This is usual usually
ly usually true in regard to the invisible hair
nets which American and European
women use to keep their own locks

In order on a windy day.

The hair-net business has become of
great importance to the province of

Shantung, which now provides practic

ally the entire supply for the market.

Thus the hair net worn by the veriest
stay-at-home In America has doubtless
crossed thp ocean three times. Popu

lar Science Monthly.

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hickel are
very proud to hear of the arrival of
a granddaughter at the home of
their son, Claude, in West Virginia.
The young lady weighs eight pounds.
As the Star goes to press, Mrs. D.

E. Mclver is about the same as she

has been the last few days. Every Everybody
body Everybody in Ocala sincerely desires the
recovery of this good and useful


m m m
Miss Pauline Stearns has returned

from her visit to Pennsylvania and

has resumed her place at the indus

trial school. Her friends have miss

ed her much and are glad she is home

Mrs. Geo. J. Blitch came over from

Williston today, to attend to some af

fairs for the family of Mr. Otis Hes

ter, a valued citizen of that com community,
munity, community, who, the Star greatly regrets

to say, passed away at his home there

last night.

Mr. and Mrs. TT P. Drake were in

town today. Mrs. Drake, who can't
forget her girlhood days in Ocala,
helped put Marion over the top last
week by purchasing a thousand-dollar

liberty bond. Mr. Drake believes in

preparedness, so he chipped in a dol

lar on the high school military equip equipment
ment equipment fund.

Henry Livingston 1.0C
Dr. S. H. Blitch 1.00
Clarence Camp 1.00
R. S. Hall 1.00
W. W. Stripling 1.00
E. C. Bennett 1.00
Ed. Tucker 1.00
Mayor Chace : 1.00

C. P. Howell 1.00
Alfred Ayer .'. 1.00
N. R. Dehon 1.00

Mrs. B. M. Hunt 1.00
C. G. Fraser .... 1.00
A. A. Vandenbrock 1.00

Main Street Market 1.00

J. D. McCaskill : 1.00

W. K. Lane, M. D., Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat, Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida. tf

what Ready-Mixed Paint you buy or
at what price; you pay for the Lin Linseed
seed Linseed Oil it contains at paint price and
have to guess whether it is Pur or
Adulterated. When you use

Lightning at Sea.

When proper precautions are taken
ships at sea are in no danger of being

destroyed by lightning. Of all the dan

gers that beset the seaman, lightning
is the only one that he can guard
against with perfect thoroughness.

Permanent conductors, properly ar

ranged, offer the most complete pro

tection from the electric fluid.

Before this fact way well under

stood, lightning was a very frequent

cause of damage to shipping. In 1808
to 1815 no fewer than seventy vessels

of the English navy were entirely crip crippled
pled crippled by being struck. It was a no un uncommon
common uncommon thing for vessels to be set on
fire so completely by lightning as to
defy extinction, with the result that
those on board who were not killed by
the electric discharge In many in instances
stances instances probr.bly lost their lives
through being unable to let down the
boats before thefire reached them.

Hall, G. A., Ocala 200.00

Hall, R. S., Ocala 3000.00
Harrington Hall Hotel 500.00
Henry, Mrs. H. W. Jr 50.00
Henry, Catherine 50.00
Hammons, Mrs. M. P. ...... 50.00
Hammons, Miss Rowena.C 50.00
Howell, A. D 100.00
Hogan, J. R., Burbank 100.00
Hull, W. F., Orange Lake .... 100.00
Izlar, Mrs. A. L., Ocala 50.00
Jones, Sam M., Kendrick 50.00
Johnson, J. C. Ocala.... 3000.00
Josselyn, J. R., Eastlake.... 200.00

Johnson, T. I., Summerfield

Johnson, Joshua, Belleview

R'. H. Todd 1.00jJustice Miss Eva A


R.'S. Rogers 1.00 Jnfs Wylie, Boardman 100.00

W. M. Palmer 1.00, jacKSOn DoaruraaH


S. C. M. Thomas 1.00! JacKson, "ss 1.11a m., v,nra

George MacKay 100 Jackson, Allen, Ultra

----------- r I T TT rry T7 4.

G. A. Hall 50 don HS.OI1, x.. x., vmatuu

G. S. Wilson 50 Jonnson, k,. o., neuuic

Jno. R. Preer 1.00 ock Jas-


lv,. xv. xxwv-i. 1 Tn i A. TTT

W. P .Preer 1.00 I JvloCK iurs luargarew ie
H.' B. Clarkson' ..Y....V.....V. 1.00 j Knight & Lang, Ocala
B. A. Weathers 1.00 ; Kemball, Harvey, Ocala.....
H. L. Walters 1.00 !Knob Pvt. D. E., Ocala..

The Court Pharmacy 1.00 .odiock, was. j., weirsaaie,
W. A. McGuire 1.00:Keefe, Miss Pearle, Ocala...



Mrs. W. A. McGuire 1.00 Knoblock, I. N., Ocala 100.00
G. T. Maughs 1.00 Kilpatrick, Worry, B'view... 50.00
W. A. Wilds .!!!!!"!!!!!!!! l!00 ,Legf J.G-, Eastlake 100.00
A. E. Osborne 1.00 Lucius, Wm., Belleview 100.00
A. T. Thomas A 1.00 Loos Mrs. C. E., Ocala 50.00
W. A. Knirfit !!!!!"!!!!'.! l!00 Lytle, E. B., Weirsdale 500.00

Gpo P Pasteur 100 Lytle, John S., Weirsdale.... 50.00


New Names
T. P- Drake (Yalaha) 1.00


Fifteen thousand dollars' worth of
old cannon balls, which have been used
for decorative purposes at the Presidio
in San Francisco for many years, are
to be utilized by the government In
he manufacture of new ordnance.
Seventy boy scouts made an Inven Inventory
tory Inventory of the cannon balls, which adorn
the edges of the lawns and roadways

in the military reservation.
After two hours' work, under the su supervision
pervision supervision of regnlar army officers, the
boy scouts counted 5,800 of the old
cannon balls.
The cannon balls will bring $50 a
ton as scrap iron. It is believed the
government can find use for the old
ammunition which will make its value

S still higher.

San Francisco boy scouts are now
being utilized for many different war
:ictivities by the government. The
boys have cheerfully responded to
every demand made on their time and
labors, and are clamoring for more
work to "down the Big Pirate."

Lindner, Mrs.E. G., Ocala..

'Lane, W. N., Ocala 100.00
T on m in or Clenrcra TXTtircHnl KO 00

"""S to ......
! Luff man, Claude II., Sparr.. 50.00
Iguana Valuable Food. Lanford, Mrs. W. B.f Citra.. 100.00
The Nack iguana of California, of iLegar Davis w., Citra 50.00
which the scientific name is centeaur Layton & Burnett 50.00

acanthur, in anusion xo me comuu Leigh, Mrs. Samuel, Ocala.. 100.00
crest of spines along the back, acanthur Lanier B. N. .'. 50.00
meaning "spring-tailed," is allied to the
"ring-tailed" iguana, but unlike the Ja- ; rfWinned Tomorrow!

A Am M W M Am 1 V

maican lfuana, us nesn la nigmy

Good Time to Be Naughty.
Benjamin was naughty and bis
mother said that if he was naughty
again he would have to go' to bed.
Turning to his little brother, he said,
"Next time I am naughty I hop It will
be in the"night time, thea I wont car
If I have to go to bed.


RATES: Six line maximum, one
timeac: three times 50c: six times

75c; one month $3. Payable in advance.

The women of Florida are signally
honored by the Florida State Fair and
Exposition management, but no more
so than their work of every character
merits. They have had set aside for
their exclusive use one great building,
of the State Fair grounds, wherein
will be displayed whatever pertains
particularly to woman's achievements
in the realm of domestic economy and
science, her accomplishments in em embroidery,
broidery, embroidery, knitting, crocheting, as well

as in the art of basketry, bead work,
the working of stencilled designed and x
all the finer evidences of woman's skill.
The results of her work in canning.

preserving and, especially In the mak

ing of war-time cakes and breads will

claim very interested attention. En-
Irioo in all (liaQa tind rf Vl OT" linpa nf

women's endeavors are encouraged by

the State Fair management througn
the liberal awards of premiums, all of

which are set forth in the aiuwial pre premium
mium premium list and catalogue whicn Is now
available. In connection with the tex textile
tile textile exhibits there will be a sales de department.
partment. department. This will afford an oppor opportunity
tunity opportunity to those desiring to sell articles -on
exhibition, or duplicates thereof for
which orders may be taken. No charge
will be made for this senrice, but en entry
try entry cards must show the articles In Intended
tended Intended for sale, with the price of each
marked on the card.
Women individually and as members
of organizations are taking a very
great deal of interest ia the Woman's
Department of the Florida State Fair
and are devoting very considerable
time and energy to seeing that the dis displays
plays displays In the Woman's Building shall
be In every manner worthy of this
great State which owes so much of
its development and growth to woman

kind. The State Fair management nas
especially requested through the press,

IU& xuuAu
display thlsyear, a time in which they
have been so conspicuous in all "win-the-war"
work and movements which
the State Fair of this year wishes to
be brought prominently before the peo people,
ple, people, as evidences alike of their pa patriotism
triotism patriotism and of their ability to achieve
things worth while.

the condition changes, since 2-4- is
all paint and is made to stand the ad addition
dition addition of one gallon or more of Pure
Linseed Oil which YOU BUY YOUR
SELF at oil price the result is two
gallons Pure Linseed Oil Paint and
in addition, a saving to you of about
one dollar on the transaction.

v What They Asked Him.
There is one man in J town who is
tired of hearing the name of a small
car of popular make. His name is L.
G. (Baron) Rothschild. It all hap happened
pened happened like this: On Monday morning
the baron, in his haste to get to the
Jewett inauguration, as some say, slip slipped
ped slipped on the sidewalk and broke a bona
in his wrist and tore loose two liga.
ments in his right hand. He has since
been carrying the hand around in a
plaster cast. Since then, whether in
the club or on the street, nine ac-


Gold in the Arctiof
There is believed to be an abundance

of gold in the Arctic, but except on the FQR SALE Five head mares to 9
Yukon, and to a lesser extent within of M bg seen 4 mileg
Arctic Siberia, it has not yet beea ex- cmm(lrfielH v. TT FDr,,onn

ploited to any appreciable extent.

Only Woman Makes Home Possible.
A man may build a palace, but he
cap never make a home. The spirit-

i uality and love of a woman alone can

accomplish this.


Freshmen were met at all incoming
trains by scouts in Ann Arbor and
given proper direction.
The odd jobs and the difficult tasks
in a town naturally fall to the scouts.
In Grand Rapids, Mich the scouts car carried
ried carried sewing machines to the different
homes where Red Cross meetings were
being held.
Scouts in Johnstown, Pa., built a
mailbox wheel for the convenience of
the local mailman. It had about ten
boxes on it.

High Notes.
New York's most valuable place of
amusement is the Metropolitan opera
house officially rated as worth $3,-375.000.

Remember This.
Overwork just before serving of
inals, more than any other thing, has
kept women from being recognizee! by
men as equal thinkers.

Summerfield, Fla.


PIANO TUNING Please remember
your own resident tuner i3 right here
to guarantee his work as well as to

pay taxes. J. E. Frampton, 1109 E.
5th St. Phone 185-G. Ocala, Fla. 6t

WANTED Ten carpenters for build building
ing building Dredge Boat, standard wages
paid. Florida China Clay Co., Oka Oka-humpka,
humpka, Oka-humpka, Fla. 17-6t

FOR SALE One 1917 Little Buick
Six; good as new; price right. Call
at Florida House 14.6t

w n .-.j-k 'ATT T TTm fTTTTl TTXTTI A

WUW LIU iuu ijvr, xnr, luxaA : ; quaintances- out of ten asked him the
For Sale fly j question, "Were you cranking a
THE MARION HARDWARE CO., j (name deleted to avoid giving free ad-
Ocala. Florida vtrtising). Indianapolis News

Optimistic Thought.
That which turns out with good
iuiits is better than any law.

FOR RENT Rooms furnished for

light housekeeping; also single fur furnished
nished furnished room. Phone 242, Mrs. A. M.
Perry. 24-tf

Thomas, 103 Watula street. tf


The pride of the Court Pharmacy is touring car in splendid condition: will

Paper Drinking Cups, 25 to pack-, its prescription department. Every be sold at a bargain; used very little,

age, ten cents at ueng s Drugstore. prescription is carefully compounded and present owner has no use for it.

: las ordered by your physician NO Apply to B. Goldman, "Why Pay

' Do you read the want ads?

SUBSTITUTION allowed. Phone 284. 1 More," Ocala, Fla. 19-6t

Educational,' Industrial and
Agricultural Exposition

An educational, Industrial and ag agricultural
ricultural agricultural exposition Is what the Flor Florida
ida Florida State Fair has been very properly
designated. The exhibits of this year
will prove the correctness of the clas classifications,
sifications, classifications, one anoV all. Produce of
the fields, fruits from the groves,' cat

tle from the farms and ranches, poul

try, results of boys' endeavors as pig
raisers and as growers of corn, the in industries
dustries industries In which women excell, the
handiwork of the girjs in the homes
and evidences of their skill in can canning
ning canning and preserving fruits and vegeta vegetables,
bles, vegetables, all, and much 'more besides, will
be an exposition of Florida enterprise
that will be as astounding as it will be
Interesting. Jacksonville, where the
Fair and exposition will be held, is
?aey of access from every portion of
the State as from the country at large.
And all roads will lead here from No No-mber
mber No-mber 27 to December 6.

Prompt delivery of prescriptions is
the watchowrd here. Tell yox. physic physician
ian physician to leave them with us. We allow
no substitution. The Court Pharmacy.
Phone 284. tf

Your physician puts 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

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