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OCA LA, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER I, 1918.
VOL.- 25, NO. 263
Request for Armistice Sternly
PROBABLE THAI THE ENTIRE
: BE TAKE
Washington, Nov. 1. Official Romej
dispatches defcribing the victorious!,
sweep of the Allied armies on tjhe
Austrian front say the lines are mov moving
ing moving forward in mc great leaps it is
no. longer possible to identify the
towns retaken or count the prisoners
and guns, captured or Italians liberat liberated.
ed. liberated. -' ; :
AUSTRIAN FRONT DRIVEN IN-jto
Rome, Nov. l.-It is officially an announced
nounced announced that in the offensive against
the Austrians on the Monte Grappa
front in northern Italy, the Italians
have pressed the enemy so strongly
that his front hs collapsed. y
The Italians have .forced the gorge
of Ouero and have passed beyond the
spur east of Monte Reson, and. are
advancing in the Piave valley.
. CAN'T COUNT PRISONERS
Italian Headquarters East of the
Piave, Thursday, Oct. 31 (By the
Associated Press.) The Austrians
continue to retire heavily on- the
plains. The Allies are capturing
many prisoners, the number of which
canont be estimated accurately.-
BRITISH TAKE SACILE
London, Nov. 1. British troops or.
the Italian front have occupied the
town of .Sacile on the Livenza, fifteen
miles east of the Piave, it is officially
announced. The enemy is falling back
rapidly in the Grappa section.'
PROMINENT MAN DEAD
, (Associated Press)
Columbia, Nov. 1. Wade 1 Hampton
Cobb, solicitor for the fifth judicial
district of South Carolina, died here
this morning of pneumonia, following
influenza. He was 41 years of age.
STRIKE IN SAVANNAH
Savannah, Nov., 1. Motormen and
conductors of the Sayannah Electric
'Co. struck this morning foiKj recogni recognition
tion recognition of the union and shorter Hours.
There were a few cars running this
morning with some disorder.
UNITED W. W. MEETING
AT THE COURT HOUSE
Mr, James T. Rawls of Dunnellon,
chairman for the United War Work
campaign in District No. 2, met at the
courthouse 'yesterday- afternoon with
his different sub-chairmen in a most
enthusiastic meeting. The .went into
the details of the great, drive and got
raarixr r enmmiinco wrrlr in oamoot rin
the opening day and expect to go over
the top mighty early in the drive.
AT A BARGAIN
-We have a Maxwell truck, solid
itires, cab windshield, and body, Th
owner has gone out. of business and
left it with us for sale. A bargain.
The Maxwell Agency, Ocala, Fla. l-6t
According to the Tampa Tribune,
Mr. W. N. Sheats, state superinten superintendent
dent superintendent of public instruction, has discov discovered
ered discovered ,a "secret organization" that is
working against the adoption of the
It is an ol3 trick 61 political parties
to spring a sensation just before
'election in order to dupe the surprised
and indignant voters into supporting
their measures and candidates, but
wehad supposed the, "educational
autocracy" was on too high a plane to
"resort to such tactics
The Star has always favored and
supported Mr. Sheats. If the Triljune
quoted him rightly, he must produce
proof of his "secret organization," or
he can count on our active opposition
in his future political aims.
Paper DnnKing Cups,1 25 to pack package,
age, package, ten. cents at Gerig's Drugstore.
AUSTRIAN ARMY III ITALY VILL
f REPEAL STATUTES
RELATING TO PRIMARIES
That these statutes relating to pri primary
mary primary laws are useless is now fully
demonstrated by the fact that:
1st. We had state primaries be
fore we ever had any statutes relating
same and such primaries were less
complicated and more satisfactory
when controlled simply by the demo
cratic organization rather than by
2nd. If a party primary were left
wholly to be governed by our rules
and not statutes, the candidates in
such primaries and the nominees
thereof would have no standing before
the courts and our" overburdened
courts would not have to adjourn all
public business in orderto listen to
suits brought by dissatisfied candi candidates,
dates, candidates, because, in the absence of a
statute giving a man vested rights h
virtue of his nomination, the courts
will not entertain any suit.
' Without the primary statutes, the
committee on credentials quickly de-
cides all such matters and if not
rightly done, nevertheless the matter
is ended there.
3rd. If all primary statutes were
repealed it could not happen as in the
case of the tax collector of Duval
county now, and as several times has
been the case in the past, that a man
accused of high criminal offense could
enforce his rights' before the courts
to remain on the ticket as the party
nominee and be entitled morally to
receive ,the vote of every democrat,
even though it has been developed that
he has flagrantly disqualified himself
from holding such position. This now
happens in Jacksonville and has hap
pened m lampa and other places, but
there is absolutely no machinery pro
vided to take the name of such can candidate
didate candidate off of the ticket and he has the
right under the primary statutes to
enforce his rights in the courts.
4th. That all the penalties in the
primary statutes are useless, has
been fully demonstrated by the fact
that in seventeen years nobody has
ever been convicted of violation of
them and yet, I presume that no one
could be found who would contend
that these 'statutes were not frequent frequently
ly frequently and flagrantly violated.
5th. The evil effect of these statutes
is shown in the recent Catts-Knott
corkest which occupied" almost exclu exclusively
sively exclusively the attention of the courts for
four or five months with the .result
that $25,000 or 30,000 of the people's
money was wasted, important : litiga-
wras side-tracked, the court's
dockets were allowed to become con-
gestedwith other; business, while the
court in pursuance of its statutory
duties, Was forced to decide in piece piecemeal
meal piecemeal the various and sundry suits re relating
lating relating to this one matter as it might
happen to suit the attorneys for the
parties to present to the court; the
court, of necessity in case being re restricted
stricted restricted to a consideration only of
particular precincts or counties which
happened to be made the subject of
special complaint by the attorneys for
the parties. The courts don't want to
wash the dirty linen of the democratic
party, but these primary laws force
them to do so, because they give the
nominees the legal status entitling
them to suit, while without the pri primary
mary primary law a party candidate has no
such right. It could probably never
happen that any one suit ccruld be
brought to review the proceedings of
all the boards of canvassers in the
state of Florida in any one state elec
j tion, and if such a suit could be
brought it is impvobable that it could
i be terminated in the lifetime of one
ordinary individual. It is equally ob-
j vious that a court when called on to
! review the proceedings, at the in-
stance .of a candidate for a state of
fice, f or alleged errors committed
against him in one county, will not
be able, to do complete justice unless
it has the means of re-canvassing the
vote of the whole state. Therefore, it
is tne ioregone conclusion tnat any
THE GREATEST FINANCIAL
VET BEEN V Oil
Washington, Nov. 1. The fourth
liberty loan was oversubscribed by
more than eight hundred and sixty sixty-six
six sixty-six millions. Final reports an announced
nounced announced today showed the total of
six billions, eight hundred and sixty sixty-six
six sixty-six millions, four hundred and sixteen
thousand, thre hundred dollars.
EVERY DISTRICT WENT OVER
All the Federal Reserve districts
oversubscribed. The Atlanta district
went 112 per cent.
CORRECTING THE LIST
Washington, Nov. 1. Today's cas casualties
ualties casualties include: Wounded, degre un undetermined,
determined, undetermined, previously reported miss missing,
ing, missing, Privates Homer Cagle, TVlinstead,
a.; Will McDonald, Varnell, Ga.;
Willier Portier, Brunswick, Ga.; Bar Barney
ney Barney Dean, Ozark, Ala.; William Lack Lackey,
ey, Lackey, Section, 'Ala.; and returned to
duty, William Bailey, Douglas, Ga.
PRESIDENT DID NO PRICE FIX-
Washington, Nov. 1. No price for
cotton has been approved by the
president ,according to an announce announcement
ment announcement made by Senator Smith of South
Washington? Nov. 1. The long
awaited report on the aircraft inves investigation
tigation investigation was placed before the pres president
ident president yesterday by the attorney general..-
Delays and waste of the pro production
duction production program, the report declares,
are due chiefly to defective organiza organization
tion organization of aircraft production and serious
lack of competent direction by respon responsible
sible responsible officers of the signal corps.
No fault is found with the man management
agement management since the reorganization in
May with John D. Ryan in charge.
Ccurtmartial is recommended for Col.
E. A. Deeds, for revealing confidential
war department information to for former
mer former business associates, and criminal
prosecution of three arms officers on
the ground that they transacted busi business
ness business with corporations in which they
are financially interested.
4 The figures show that about one
hundred and forty millions was spent
to October 1st for all aviation pur purposes.
poses. purposes. Contracts let, however,
amounted to 'about four hundred and'
seventy millions of the original nearly
seven hundred million appropriation.
The figures are given to answer the
geenr alcharge that the sum had all
been expended, with practically no re results.
sults. results. The atorney general Con Concludes
cludes Concludes his letter of transmittal with
the statement that no such profits had
been allowed as to justify the charge
of bad faith.
decision in such matters, so far as the
public is concerned, will be attended
with unsatisfactory results, and cer certainly
tainly certainly so where the decision con
cerns a candidate tf or a state office
and the court is only asked to review
the proceedings in part of the state.!
No man within the limits of a few
months, unless he had thousands of
dollars at his disposal, could get up
the necessary information for the
basis of a suit to re-canvass the work
of all the canvassing boards in the
state, much less investigate all the
charges of fraud pro and con. It goes
without saying that the courts are
not anxious to be burderfed with these
proceedings which are little less than
ridiculous apart from their baneful
effects, but the courts cannot repeal
The statutes relating to primaries
succeeded and did not precede the
holding of primaries First came thehome? No; we, too, have a sacred
primaries and then came the statutes
emanating first from Jacksonville in
1901, and again more complicated
statutes emanating from Jacksonville
in 1915, because these Jacksonville
politicians said that primary laws
were necessary in order to stop cor corruption
ruption corruption in the Jacksonville primaries
and, yet, we hear from Jacksonville
that corruption still exists there, but
during the seventeen years that these
piimary statutes have encumbered the
books, I have never heard of any suc successful
cessful successful prosecution of anybody for
violation of same, either in Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville or elsewhere in this state.
Paper Drinking Cups, 25 to pack
age, ten cents at Geris Drugstore.
VICTORY THAT HAS EVER
BY A IIATIOI
Will Be Restricted Entirely to Mili Military
tary Military Requirements
Paris, Nov. 1. (By the Associated
Press.) The armistice terms to be
submitted to Germany will be confin confined
ed confined strictly to military requirements,
except it will be brought out clearly
they are conditioned generally upon
President Wilson's peace principles,
with some definiteness.
EMPEROR HASN'T ABDICATED
Copenhagen, Nov. 1 Emperor Wil William
liam William has left Berlin for German great
headquarters, a Berlin message says.
HCOMM UNITY EXHIBITS AT
THE MARION COUNTY FAIR
One -of the most interesting feat features
ures features of the fair this year will be the
exhibits from the different' communi communities.
ties. communities. The officers of the fair associa association
tion association are offering a prize of $250 to the
community or precinct showing the
The fact that- the government is
sending out a bulletin to interest the
people" .of the country in community
exhibits was a strong incentive to the
fair board to offer this prize, and it is
their earnest hope that, the different
communities will back : the govern government's
ment's government's wishes as well as those of
their fair board and respond loyally
to this call.
In sending out this call to the farm farmers
ers farmers of our county, urging them to
stand by us at this time we are not
doing so without knowing that it wih
mean great effort on the part of some
communities where sickness and lack
of help has made inroads on time and
strength. But, dear friends, it is in
just such critical times as these that
we must increase our efforts and
stand firm and loyal to .the institu institutions
tions institutions which are the life of our com communities.
munities. communities. '-
Not all the soldiers in this war are
wearing the uniform. It takes the
same material that soldiers are made
of to rise above our personal griefs
and heartaches and go" forward to vic victory
tory victory "by keeping up our' business en
terprises, at home. One of the most
important of our home enterprises is
the fair,, We need it to inspire and
encourage our farmers to greater ef
fort in producing "food stuff." The
fact that our government looks upon
the fair as one of the essential msti
tutions at the present time should
prove its worth. So let us unite in
one, mighty effort to make our 1918
fair a grand success in spite of all
drawbacks and difficulties.
We are expecting so much of "our
boys over there"; they have no time
to grieve over the sorrow and death
around,them. They drop in the breach
made by a fallen comrade and press
forward with renewed determination
Ho "win the battle." They have a
right to expect that we will fight our
battles as bravely at home. None" of
us want these boys, who are now giv giving
ing giving their lives for us over there, to
come home and find that while the
were thus engaged we were moping
and graving and neglecting to keep
up the interests at home that they
have entrusted to our care. We ex expect
pect expect them to win. Then shall we be
content to play a losing gamew at
trust to preserve our institutions, and
to keep our commercial and business
interests up to as high a point of ef efficiency
ficiency efficiency as lies in our power.
And so, dear friends, let us do our
best in our fair work this year. Be Begin
gin Begin at once by getting up this com
The premium- lists will be in your
hands in a few days and these will
further explain the community ex
hibit. In the meantime, we would
ask the trustees of the schools of each
precinct to get together and talk this
matter over, and appoint committees
for the various departments of the
work of getting up this exhibit. You
'will need first a publicity committee
to talk this exhibit among the people
j of the precinct; second, a committee
i whose duty it shall be to get all the
TERMS FOR T
Emperor Carl! Accepts the Inevitable
ORDERS HIS REPRESENTATIVES
Copenhagen, Nov. 1 A successful
revolution has taken place at Buda
pest, and the Hungarian national
council has taken over the govern government,
ment, government, according to a message by
Count Karolyi, head of the Hungarian
independent party, to the Berlin
Tageblatt. The message said the mil military
itary military police acknowledged the nation national
al national council completely and the inhabi inhabitants
tants inhabitants are rejoicing. '
CARL MADE NO KICK
London, Nov. 1. After issuing a
proclamation in Budapest, Archduke
Joseph, the representative of the em
peror, left that city, according to an
Exchange Telegraph dispatch from
Zurich. Emperor Charles, it is added.
personally gave orders that all con conflict
flict conflict with the population should be
averted. He intsructed the" authori
ties to yield without resistance to the
Copenhagen, Nov.TiCount Tisza,
the former Hungarian premier,- has
been killed Dy a soldier, according to
a Budapest telegram today. He was
shot whilej out walking.
AUSTRO-GERMANS LEFT ALONE
Berne, Nov. 1. The German state
of Austria has been created by an act
of the German national council of
Austria and a note to President Wil
son notifying him of this action has
been drawn up and approved at a full
meeting of the council. The state
claims all territory 61 old Austria
where the majority of the population
A summary of the contents of the
note which was first drafted by the
Vienna Correspondence Bureau. The
newly created state, the note sets
forth, according to this summary, de
mands that its representatives be in
troduced to participation in the nego
. The new state recognized the inde independence
pendence independence of the Jugo-Slavs and the
Cze.ch6-Slav government. It claims for
itself Moravia and Silasia. It appeals
to President Wilson to give the Ger German
man German nation the right to a hearing.
Dispatches from Vienna by way of
Switzerland early this week reported
that the German deputies in the Aus Austrian
trian Austrian diet had met at Vienna and had
decided to form a German-Austrian
Everybody remembers James and
John Thomson, two industrious nd
competent contractors, who came to
Ocala several years ago, and left since
the war broke out, James to go into
government work and John to enter
the army. Their friends will deeply
regret that James is dead. He with
his wife and baby were livings in
Washington; he took a severe cold
and died Oct. 16. Their friends here
will deedv sympathize "with his
widow and other relatives.
John Thomson is with the army in
France, and has evidently done, his
duty well. .He is a corporal in the en en-giner
giner en-giner branch and writes interestingly
of what he has seen.-
farm products possible, this to include
orchard and grove products;- third,
appoint a committee of 4 women to
solicit the woman's part of the' ex exhibit
hibit exhibit The last two of these commit committees
tees committees should solicit everything that can
be produced in the community except
live stock. We would suggest that
either three or five be appointed on
The community prize is to go to the
schools of the winning precinct, so let
the boys and girls and the teachers
unite with1 the others in pushing for forward
ward forward this exhibit.
On November 5th the statevotes
on state wide prohibition. Be sure and
vote DRY by making your cross (X)
mark before YES under Section XIX.
HOT TO INTERFERE WITH MA
FIGHTING Oil THE
Active Operations AH Along the Line
' Renewed Today by the
Washington, Nov. 1. General Per Pershing
shing Pershing in his communique for 'Thurs 'Thursday
day 'Thursday announces that the .Americans
drove the Germans from the village of
Brieulles, on the west bank of the
Meuse, in yesterday's fighting.
AMERICAN GUNS BUSY
With the Americans Northwest of
Verdun, Nov. 1, 9:30 a. m. (By the
Associated Press) Greatly increased
artillery activity by American heavy
nd light batteries began this morn
ing all along the front held by the
American First army.
SURROUNDING THE CITY
London, Nov. 1, 2. p. m. General
Haig's forces made good progress in
their attack this morning in the reg region
ion region of Valenciennes. The city is re reported
ported reported surrounded on three sides. Fif
teen hundred prisoners i were taken
FRENCH AT WORK
Paris, Nov 1. Vj61ent artillery
battles were in progress last night on
the French front along the Oise.and
the Aisne in the region near St. Far Far-geux,
geux, Far-geux, northeast of Chateau Porcein,
it is officially "announced.
MAKING PROGRESS t
Lo'ndon, Nov. 1. The British re resumed
sumed resumed the offensive south of Valen
ciennes this morning. Good progress
is being made. General Haig reports
officially. In minor enterprises near
Leqasenoy Thursday a number of
prisoners were captured.
WAR WORK MEETING"
There will be a meeting of the
United War Work campaigners f for
the Sparr district, at that place this
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 ; . 17
Died of wounds ................ 11
Died from airplane accident 1
Died of disease 26
Wounded severely ... J.. 113
Wounded slightly ...V ...260
Wounded, degree undetermined. .182
Missing in action 31
The Florida names are: Privates
Edwin B. James, Palatka; JThos. J.
Scarborough,, Zolfo; Tonie Stringer,
Clarks; all wounded.
COMPANY A WILL DRILL
All members of Company A, Mar Marion
ion Marion County Guards, are ordered to 're 'report
port 'report at the army at 7:30 o'clock to tonight,
night, tonight, Nov. 1st, for regular drill:
B yorder of C. V. Roberts,
Flower and garden seeds for fall
planting now on hand every one
fresh. Bitting & Co, the Carmichael
; building, Phone 14. 3U-tt
Dr. Eddison's Cushion Sole Shoe for
tired and tender feet, at Little's Shoe
- ; 9 -.
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The taxpayers of Ocala are paying
fourteen mills for school purposes.
The ten-mill amendment will increase
v.; .mn.mt trw' vantpn m?ll5 Tin
Linn a iiu u a a id h?. v wajtvw'Vf i m- -w
you think you can afford to pay it?
Show us your conspirators, Mr.
f ( Mr. Roosevelt's personal illwill to
Mr. Wilson goes a long way toward
neutralizing his patriotism.
No danger of the German "peace,"
offensive getting anywhere.: The Al Allies
lies Allies are wise to the Huns.- i
Republicans are criticising Mr. Wil
son for his mistakes. Who would we
elect president who wouldn't make
The people of Ocala pay fourteen
mills for school purposes. Telling
them $hey are slackers if they feel
like they are. unable to pay more is an
insult as well as .an untruth.
Everybody, speculates on what the
German fleet in the Kiel canal will
do? Will it come out and fight, sur surrender
render surrender i its ships or blow them up. If
the fleet was 'manned by Americans or
British,' we all know what it would do.
Mr. Hocker's article elsewhere is
good advice. Let. the primary laws be
repealed and each party nominate its
candidates by whatever methods it
sees fit. Putting the primary under
state control has done no good but a
great deal of harm.
M I III, i
We will remember this Hallowe'en
to the other side of forever.. One of
the prettiest little' girls in Ocala
danced with us an entire quarter of
a minuter Her papa induced her to
pull off that terpsichorean stunt by
paying her a dime, and she surely
earned the money.
authorities and most of the doctors
have' had a conference and decided
that it will be all right to have the
schools' open Monday morning. The
epidemic has been comparatively light
in Ocala i and it is decidedly on the
wane. The physicians say there will
be some cases in town all winter, and
if wcwait for the city to be entirely
clear of it we will have to cut out the
school year entirely. There will be
regulations and precautions to pre prevent
vent prevent any case that makes its appear appearance
ance appearance from spreading. The authori authorities
ties authorities think it is best for the people to
be careful and cheerful -arid resume
the normal life of the city, and it's
the Star's opinion that they are cor correct.
rect. correct. Ocala had an unique Hallowe'en.
Nearlv all the bovs beine in the armv
or navy, the girls took charge. They
were out in force last evening, all dis
guised, abouChalf of them as boys,
and for feveral hours they made the
town lively, parading up and down or
riding in cars around the square and
thru the principal streets. They sure surely,
ly, surely, had one. good time, and it was
very pleasant to watch them. So far!
as the Star knows, they did not carry j been achieved. The men who have
off any gates, change signs or tie! grown up in local option counties
clotheslines to doorknobs. The Star have furnished the vast majority of
wouldn't tell on them if it knew. ; the sentiment that enables the gov gov-There
There gov-There is strong reason to beiieve that ;ernment to dehydrate the nation,
a bunch of our society belles carried; That remark of yours that "I have
he wooden policeman from the liar- had a tender place" ought to cost you
rington corner up the street in front 'a curtain lecture at the least. Why
of the Temple theater, but each one ; speak in the past tense ?
of them has at least two alibis, so; The Star' has always maintained
there is no use in calling them into that teachers should be better paid,
court. If they had wanted one of the but theYe are other ways beside that
live policemen, they could have led ten-mill tax. As for the colored brake brake-him
him brake-him all over town. Somebody rang man right now he is worth more to
th Presbyterian church bell, and we your Uncle Sam than the school
guess it was some of the girls, for the teacher. Education can wait with
hoys would not have been brave
enough. After the girls went home, a
few boys went around doing some of
the regulation stunts, moving gates,
. writing on windows, etc. We are in informed
formed informed that some of the girls who
dressed ur as boys are sore this
.morning from being hugged so much
: by their partners last night, but we
warned to give no names.
THAT SCHOOL PROPOSITION
Editor Star: It is not often I
"break out" in the newspapers, but I
jdo think you as well as our Uncle
Karrupl re pntitlerl tn a rrpat rWl nf
!:aiRUfel art enutiea to a great aeai 01
credit for some of the wonders you
ix.c UJ( icao.i ui vU1
"winning ways." As an illustration
there is my good friend, Col. R. F.
Rogers, wKo, as I have always sup supposed,
posed, supposed, was a "local optionist" of such
et convictions as to make it practic practically
ally practically impossible to move Jiim; in fact,
that he was dyed in the wool and
guaranteed not to run under any cir circumstances;
cumstances; circumstances; and all because of his
JerTersonian democracy which, accord according
ing according to his convictions, demanded the
l ight of so-called "local government"
(whether it would work or not as we
But what do we se in these "latter
days" under the powerful influence ot
U. S. and you? Why, the colonel has
swallowed "state-wide" hook, sinker,
,. , XT i
line and pole. Now, part of this is
due, so he recently told me, to the
influence of our Uncle Sam, whereby
our good friend was able to ease him
self over the fence, bag and baggage,
hit mother earth square in $he face
with the soles of his feet and with hat
in hand and a yell which could be
heard eastward to the St. Johns, he
landed in the very first line trenches,
where he is smiting John Barleycorn
hip and thigh, between the. fifth and
sixth ribs; in fact, all over.
Colonel, we are sure glad to wel-
; come you, and, according to the
"Book," yours shall be the same com compensation
pensation compensation as those who have been
working in the prohibition fight (state
wide, of course) since
early in the
morning, tfut 1 hardly think you
should join forces .with "Facts "-and
Figures" and my very dear friend
Benjamin, in an effort to overcome
friend Brinson and, either famish
some of our "school marms" or .make
them quit; for, as you may know, I
have had a very tender place in my
heart for one or more of them.
. Your Uncle Sammy has seen fit and
proper to a raise of wages until the
ordinary "nigger" brakeman, without
any great effort, is making from one
hundred and twenty-five to two' hun hundred
dred hundred and twenty-five dollars 1 per
month, while his" wife wears fancy
silk stockings and gold ornaments as
big round as a dinner plate (almost),
and I am not telling this entirely
from hearsay either. Yet all three of
you are willing that our teachers
shall eke out a "miserable existence"
during these times of high prices
and yet said teachers must be cultur cultured
ed cultured and refined, while the negro brake brake-man
man brake-man need not be able to write his
name in order to. "pull down" his lit little
tle little two-twenty-five per month."
However, the question now up for
consideration is not one as to how
much will be spent here and there
over the state for school purposes,
but as to whether the state constitu constitution
tion constitution shall be amended so as to permit
more freedom of action by our school
authorities, in the various counties as
their heeds require and their ability
permit a matter falling clearly with within,
in, within, the term "local option," or local
self-government according to Jeffer Jeffer-sonial
sonial Jeffer-sonial democracy. If I am wrong, I
stand willing to be corrected Nor is
there any great resemblance in prac practical
tical practical operation between this sort Of
"local option" and the sort mentioned
in the Article XIX of the constitution
which has been so -valiantly defended
by some of our best democrats be because
cause because of its Jeffersonian aspect, and
which the whisky people have found
ample means to practically nullify
from the beginning; for we now have
at stake the broadening of our con constitution
stitution constitution so as to give a "local option"
which will prove a blessing, I trust,
toour children along educational and
other lines; therefore, as good dem democrats
ocrats democrats and as good citizens let us so
arrange our fundamental law so as to
give each community an opportunity
to do what it thinks is best for. itself
in this matter of education even if it
does hurt our pocketbook somewhat;
or elsje let us be honest in a desire to
pay a reasonable and just sum for
what'' we get, therefore cut down our
school system by eliminating all high
schools in the counties and other un unnecessary
necessary unnecessary "luxuries" (to some who
need nothing more than the three
R's) but pay the teachers what is
treasonable and just according to the
times. Let us be just before we are
generous even to ourselves.'
L. N. Green.
All right, Lou; 'but if it hadn't been
for the local optionist, like the Roman
legionary, cutting his way into the
liquor phalanx at every weak point,
national prohibition never would have
only a moderate amount of damage,
but if the freight trains wait the
school teachers as .well as the sol soldiers
diers soldiers will, starve. Also, your state statement
ment statement that the "nigger" brakeman
earns his money without effort shows
you are not acquainted with the sub subject.
ject. subject. A brakeman's work calls for
strength and skill andalso a consid considerable
erable considerable amount of courage. As for the
fancy silk stockings and gold orna ornaments,
ments, ornaments, we never yet saw a white mer merchant
chant merchant who wasn't willing to sell such
things to a darkey who had the mon money.
ey. money. And the brakeman's prosperity is
only ephemeral, while the teacher's
pay is certain to increase.
Your local option stuff about that
ten-mill school tax sounds fine, but
don't you fool yourself. If the amend amendment
ment amendment is adopted by the state, the peo people
ple people of the county won't have a word
to say. Two members of the school
board can vote the whole tax and
spend it, too, just like they please; in
propaganda for another amendment if
they want to.
"Let us be just before we are gen generous"
erous" generous" is good sentiment. It is what
the Star contends for. Let us be just
to the entire people before we are
generous to a class.
MR. LANE fjECOMES MILDER
B. B. Lane, chairman of the educa educational
tional educational autocracy, is very anxious to
have some of his literary effusions in
the Star. He has sent us three or
four batches of copy with request to
print, and we refused, because we
were already giving the local apostle
of increased taxation as much space
as he asked for. Yesterday, we re received
ceived received from Mr. Lane a letter which
he "demanded" we print, and hinted
darkly at. legal proceedings if w
We also- wired Mr. Lane that the
Star didn't print anything for any anybody
body anybody on "demand."
Finding his bluff didn't work, Mr.
Lane meekened. Last night we re received
ceived received from him the following tele telegram:
Fort Lauderdale, Oct. 31.
To the Ocala Star:
I respectfully request a change of
the word "demand" to "request" in
the third and fifth paragraphs, of my
letter. Will you, print ? B. B. Lane.
There is nothing in Mr. Lane's let letter
ter letter except misstatements and stuff
we have already confuted, but since
he said "please" we will be good to
him and print it. It will appear to tomorrow.
Mr. Lane-sent the same letter to
the Banner, the proprietor of which
paper informs the Star he will not
publish it unless it is paid for at regu regular
lar regular advertising rates. He is strictly
within his rights in doing so. Candi Candidates
dates Candidates for office have to pay for all the
space they use, and when one partic particular
ular particular class of our population advocates
a' measure for its own benefit, it
should pay the bill. If the Star, had
refused to say a word on either side
in this campaign, and demanded pay
for everything other people wrote on
it, it could have made some money.
New Year Book
The new year book of the Woman's
Club of Ocala, which club was organ organized
ized organized in 1909 and federated with the
Florida State Federation in 1900,
and with the general federation in
1917,. contains on its front page the
"What We Believe, by Lincoln Hul Hul-ley,
ley, Hul-ley, president of Stetson University,
"We believe in Florida, the land of
blue skies, soft winds and eternal
"We love its rivers, flakes, pine
woods, orange groves and broad
stretches of prairie. -
"We are one with her people to
unite heart, soul and body in develoo develoo-ing
ing develoo-ing her resources, in making this the
beautiful home of a free and prosper prosperous
ous prosperous people. ''''.
"We- vow with them to be true to
the ideals of the sturdy settler who
opened this fair land to be a home for
all people. We invite those seeking
new homes, if they are worthy to set settle
tle settle among us, and we pledge to them
the warm hand of hospitality, a glad
welcome to the state, and a fraternal
co-operation in seeking peace and
happiness in this land of plenty, a
land of summer and sunshine and
Because of this the Woman's Club
has created itsv hospitality committee.
For expert piano tuner phone 427.
Delicious fresh caught salted FISH,
direct to the consumer by prepaid ex express,
press, express, 18 pounds for $2.00. Barrel
shipments a specialty. Try our delic delicious
ious delicious SALTED ROE.
The St. George Co., Inc.
St. George "On the Gulf."
Friday: Charley. Ray in "A Nint
O'Clock ow;n." Toto in comedy.
Saturday: Carmel Myers "in "The
We are expecting a big allotment oi
wool to be made up into socks and
sweaters. These articles have to be
completed in thirty days and made ac according
cording according to the latest directions. There
is an urgent need for experienced
kfaitters. Will all ladies desiring to
work on the allotment please leave
their names at the Red Cross head headquarters.
quarters. headquarters. Phone 381. House 10 to 12
a. m. and 1 to 4 p. m. Watch the
papers for notice of "the arrival of
wool. Marion County Chapter,
American Red Cross. v
A great many northern people want
to come south. If you have a cot cottage,
tage, cottage, house, farm or any other real
estate for sale or rent, see or notify
W. D. Empie, 603 South Second St.,
Ocala, Florida. 25-6t
NOTICE OF CATTLE
Notice is hereby given that at the
general election to be held November
5th, 1918, there will be submitted to
the voters of Marion county, the ques question
tion question of whether compulsory systemat systematic
ic systematic tick eradication work or compul compulsory
sory compulsory dipping of cattle shall be carried;
on in Marion county, Forida, in ac accordance
cordance accordance with the provisions of Chap Chapter
ter Chapter 7345, Laws of Florida, approved
June 9th, 1917.
Done by order of the board, of
county commissioners of said county.
9-6-fri P. H. Nugent, Clerk.
.NOTICE OP MASTER'S SALE
Xotice is hereby given that -under
and by virtue of a final decree of fore foreclosure
closure foreclosure entered in that certain cause
pending in the circuit court of Marion
county, Florida, In chancery, in which
The Metropolitan Realty & Investment
Company, a corporation, is complain complainant,
ant, complainant, and John P. Galloway as adminis administrator
trator administrator of the estate of Charles H.
Stewart, deceased, and Marion Stew Stewart,
art, Stewart, are defendants, of date October
4th, 1918. I. the undersigned special
master in chancery, appointed by tha
said court to execute the provision of
said decree shall offer for sale and sell
to the highest and best bidder for cash,
in front of the south door, of Marion
county court house In Ocala, Florida,
Monday, Aevember 4tk, 118
between the hours of 11 o'clock a. m.
and 2? o'clock p. m., the lands situated
in Marlon county, Florida, more par particularly
ticularly particularly described as follows, to-wit:
-'. South one half of Lot Pour of Block
Forty-nine Old Survey City of Ocala,
Florida, or so much thereof as may e
necessary to satisfy said final decree
and cost of suit.
D. NIEL, FERGUSON.
U W. DUVAL,
Complainant's Solicitor. 10-4-frl
-OTICE OF MASTER'S SALE
Notice is hereby given that under
and by virtue of a final decree of fore foreclosure
closure foreclosure entered In that certain cause
pending in the circuit court of Marlon
county, Florida, in chancery, in whioh
The Metropolitan Realty & Investment
Company, a corporation, is complain complainant,
ant, complainant, and Samuel Dukes s defendant,
of date October 4th, 1918, the under undersigned
signed undersigned special master in chancery, ap appointed
pointed appointed by the said court to execute
the provisions of said decree, shall of offer
fer offer for salt and sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash in front of the
south door of Marion county court
bouse in Ocala, Florida, on
Jlonday, Aovember 4th, 1018,
between the hours of 11 o'clock al m.
and 2 o'clock p. m., the lands situate
in Marion county, Florida, more par particularly
ticularly particularly described as follows, to-wit:
Beginning at the XW corner of the
SWii of Section 9, Township 17 South,
Range 23 East, running thence East
210 yards, thence South 115 yards,
thence West 210 yards, thence North
1154 yards to point of beginning, con
taining j acres, more or less; and also
beginning 115i yards south of the)
XW corner of the SW of Section 9, i
Township 17 South, Range 23 E, run-
ning thence East 140 yards, thence I
South 280' yards, thence West 140
yards, thence North 280 yards to point I
oi Beginning, or so mucn tnereor as
may be necessary to satisfy said final
decree and costs of suit.
D. NIEL FERGUSON,
L. W. DUVAL,
Complainant's Solicitor. 10-4-frl
Paper Drinking Cups, 25 to pack package,
age, package, ten cents at Gerig's Drugstore.
'i i i a
repared just right
at the mill
uimsm the cakes dorM;,
-J 'V ll -' -
Mc Larcn's Imperial Cheese,;
Mc Lbren's Deriled Cheese,
Mc Laren's Chile Cheese,
Pineapple Cheese, Edam Cheese.
r Dried Flfls, ; V ;
" Seedless Raisins, ;
New Seeded Raisins, r
Citron, Orange and Lemon Peel.
Bulk, Dills, Sweet Mixed, Chow Chow and
. Sweet Relish.
Phones 16 & 174.
How Can I Save Sugar oh a
2 II). Ration?
INSTEAD OF BREAKFAST TRY BREAKFAST
Fruit ,1 Rounded TeasDOoniul
Cereal 2 Rounded Teaspoonfuls
Coffee 2 Rounded Teaspoonfuls
Tea 1 Rounded Teaspoonful Making 1 rounded teaspoonfuls
Other Dish 1 Rounded 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.
OCALA ICE AND PACKING COMPANY
A U T &E R VI D E;
Passenger and Baggage
1VE O V
long and Short Hauling
fa. -? I Mm.
i. o uSar
1 Rounded Tea spoonful
I Level Teaspoonful
49X7kd trr not
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Storage and Packing
it lrajTt? phone
OCALA, EVENING STAR, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1918
QCALA SOCIAL AFFAIRS
If You Have Any Newg for this De De-'
' De-' partment, fall Five Double-One
And heir's a little line to mother,
The Lest of all the lot,
With a simple little message,
Just-a sweet forget-me-not.
It is sent to her from some one,
Sealed with a kiss of love,
To wi.-h her joy and comfort
Liko a blessing from above.
May it find her wll and happy
As the morn I went away,
May it chase away the wrinkles
As she works from day to day.
May it chase away the wrinkles
From her apt-to-worry brow.
And keep the smile .a-smiling
- Till we've finished up this row.
There's a brighter day a-coming
For us, and those back home,
There's ships of joy and happiness
To sail us o'er the foam;
And sights will be most wonderful
As loved ones greet each other,'
But none will be so tender as
When sonny meets his mother.
"A" Club, Celebrates Hallowe'en
The young ladies composing .the
"A" Club put thtir -wise. young heads
together last evening and decided to'
lay aside all dignity and enjoy Hal Hallowe'en
lowe'en Hallowe'en to the fullest extent, which
they did in no small measure, giving
not only a vast amount of pleasure to
themselves, but to a large crowd of
The members of this club who are
in town are Misses Elizabeth Davis,
Catharine Henry, Mabel Meffert, Sue
Mooie. Blah- V xirow4 Onie Chazal,
Emma Perry, Ivh : y Harriet Living-
sion anu me; were jojneu oy musses
Meme Davis.. O'He Gissendaner and'
Sidney Peny, all' of whom dressed in
the wienie t of costumes represent represent-irc
irc represent-irc .witches, clowns and .spooks in
rceneial, met at the hme or Miss
Elizabeth' Davis and from there re repaired
paired repaired to the Court Pharmacy, where
they enjoyed a d:nce "just among
' The meriiment lasted until a late
hour and was thoroughly enjoyed by
Sugar Ration Increased
All oir housekeepers will be glad
to read the following sugar regula regulation,
tion, regulation, which goes into effect today. Mr.
Beacham says the increased quantity
nt siicar i u-rpntlv t.hp rpsnlt. rrf the
" n j -
self-denial and cheerful compliance bf
the people with the sugar regulations.
Official Order, Effective Nov. 1st
Rule 1. The ,per capita allowance
two pounds to three pounds per per person
son person per month.
Rule 2. The allowance for "hotels
and public eating places' is hereby in-J
creased from two pounds for each
ninety meals to three pounds for each
ninety meals .served, Ihis allotment to
include sugar used in all cooking.
Rule 3. Any person or family
may .purchase a thirty days' supply of
sugar in the ratio of three pounds per
person per month at one time from
the retail grocer.
Rule 4. AH retail grocers and all
proprietor of, public eating places
must make application for increased
allotments through their county food
administrator, as without the approv approval
al approval of the county food administrators,
not increase wil be allowed.
Rule 5. These rulings do not
amend in any manner Rules 1, 2, 3, 4,
issued September 9th, 1918, nor do
they amend or abrogate previous rul rul-irgs
irgs rul-irgs relative to and governing manu manufacturers
facturers manufacturers of ice cream, soda water,
soft diinks, bottled drinks, candy or'
other manufacturers. j
; Braxton Beacham, f
Federal Food Administrator, Florida.!
Sophomores and Juniors Give Hal Hallowe'en
lowe'en Hallowe'en Party
Perhaps one of the most enjoyable
of the small Hallowe'en celebrations
to be held in Ocala this year was the!
charming little affair at which a num-
mer of the girls of the sophomore and
junior classes were the gracious host hostesses
esses hostesses last evening, for never did a
merrier, more happy-hearted crowd of
congenial young folks father.
The eight girls, all of whom are
intimate friends, gathered at the home
of Miss Elizabeth Hocker, who is a
popular member of this young set,
and gave their friends many genuine
surprises. All came dressed, accord according
ing according to Hallowe'en custom, h a dis disguise
guise disguise which was both charming and
effective, and created not only a large
amount of wholesome amusement, but
also many admiring comments from
those who had the pleasure of "look "looking
ing "looking on."
The young ladies dressed to repre represent
sent represent the following characters, were
as follows: 4
Miss-EIizabeth Hocker, a Spanish
cavalier; Miss Ullainee Barnett, a sol soldier;
dier; soldier; Miss Mary Lane, a farmerette;
Misses Ruth Simmons and Rhoda
Thomas clowns; Misses Katharine
Henry and Lucile Gissendaner, "Bus "Buster
ter "Buster Brown" and "Mary Jane"; Miss
Elizabeth Bennett, Juanita; Misses
Margaret Hocker and Mary Caroline
Logan, ballet dancers; Miss Lucretia
Hocker, a maid.
The bobbing of apples and toasting
of marshmallows over an. open fire in
the yard created no end of amuse amusement,
ment, amusement, and last but by no means least,
a dance on the tennis court, a most
delightful feature, was enjoyed.
A feature which occasioned great
fun was the sudden appearance of a
number of boys who dresesd as ghosts
made a. surprise visit to the scene of
revelry, to the great astonishment of
the young ladies. All enjoyed the
wierdness of the Ouija board, on
which their future fate hung in the
Last but by no means least was the
delicious hot chocolate and war cook cookies
ies cookies which Mrs. Hocker served the
girls and their friends.
: YOU CALL A DOCTOR
J HE IS A GOOD DOCTOR
SEND HIS PRESCRIPTIONS
' To The
I COURT PHARMACY
I For the Same Reason
A. E. GERIG
Miss Hannay Ellis, who as stated
before in the Star, arrived in the city
Tuesday from Bristol, is being warm
ly welcomed by her many friends.
Miss Ellis deserves a special word of
praise, she having given up a splen splendid,
did, splendid, music class at Bristol, where she
was receiving a remunerative com competence,
petence, competence, and her class daily growing
in size and favor. Her class was con conducted
ducted conducted in connection with the public
school. Miss Ellis is a born music
teacher, loved the work -and was de devoted
voted devoted to her pupils,' but felt that her
country needed her services, and glad gladly
ly gladly laid aside her own inclinations that
she might help where she felt she was
most needed. 'We have no doubt that
after the two vears training she- will
receive at Telfair hospital, Sfvannah,
she will go out as thoroughly equip equipped
ped equipped for. that larger service as she has
been as a teacher of music.
On account of" Dr. Dobson having
been called to special work through throughout
out throughout the district, he may not be able
to speak before Ithe Woman's -Club
Saturday afternoon. In this case, Mr.
L.' W. Duval, county chairman of the
speakers' committee for the United
War Work campaign, wiir deliver the
address of the afternoon. r
All Kinds of
Mrs. Belle Mershon arrived home
yesterday afternoon from a visit of
length tovarious points in the state.
Mrs. Mershon. reached here in time to
be with her son, Lieut. M. L. Mershon
during his furlough.
Mrs. Frank Parrish has returned to
her home in Jacksonville after a short
visit here with her mother, Mrs. Mdry
Williams and sister, Miss Orrie Will
Mr. Andrew Neville spent a few
hours in town this morning, coming
up in hi3 car from Dunnellon, where
he has boon confined to his home by
illness for a couple of weeks.
- Miss Collie Clark will' return to
Ocala tomorrow after having had a
pleasant visit with her parents at
their Lake Weir home.
Mrs. E. A. Osborne is spending to
day. at Morriston with her brother
and sister, Mr. and Mrs. McKay.
OCALA SEED STORE
Mr. and Mrs. James Rawls of Dun
nellon were Ocala visitors yesterday
Miss Lou Moody has been visiting
friends at Oklawaha and Muclan.
(Concluded on Fourth Page)
( DOLLARS REWARD
The Board of Public Instruction will
pay the above amount for evidence to
convict the. parties who broke the
doors of the North Ocala school build building.
ing. building. J. H. Brinson,
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In a Dublication of the U. S. Food
Administration,'- of January 26th, 1918,
is the following comment:
"A baking powder concern in Chicago is distributing
a placard that consumers purchase double-size
packages of all food articles packed in tin, thus
saving about 25 tin plate for use in ammunition.
Baking powder is also recommended with corn
, bread and a special booklet of War Time Recipes
is offered housewives who are interested."
The baking powder concern referred to was the Calumet
Baking Powder Company and its efforts to conserve our
resources were thus commended.
Calumet Baking Powder always conserves resources
and promotes economy.
By its use wheat flour, corn meal, or any kind of flour,
always goes further, 'makes whiter and lighter bread,
biscuits, cakes, etc.
Calumet Baking Powder can be used to greatest advantage in your war wartime
time wartime or any other Recipes that call for Baking Powder. It is used in the
ARMY and NAVY, Uncle Sam chooses from alL His selection should
show you which brand of baking powder is best for your use.
By using it in your home. Save needed food-stuffs and prevent waste.
Serve your family by giving them pure wholesome, tasty bakings.
RemembersFoods are as important, as Fire Arms in War Times.
Remember Calumet Baking Powder gives you positive protection
against bake-day failures.
SER1HD IFm l FUSEE (SRWrJIET
War-TTSiimG BSecSpe Boots
It contains scores of selected recipes that will help
you greatly in the use of corn and other coarse flours.
41 OO Fillmore Street Chicago, Illinois
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OCALA, EVENING STAR, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1918
The crispness of autumn was felt
in the air last night for the first time
this year. 4
Paper Drinking Cups, 25 to pack package,
age, package, ten cents at Gerig's Drugstore.
Musician Eddie Lopez is now play playing
ing playing tunes for the boys somewhere in
The "Easeall" Shoe, a perfect arch
protecting shoe, at Little's Shoe Par Parlor.
lor. Parlor. 24-tf
Flower and garden seeds for fall
planting now on hand every one
fresh. Bitting & Co, the Carrnichael
building. Phone 14. 30-6t
Mrs. Ernest Blair has received a
car dannouncing the arrival of "'. her
husband, Sergeant Blair, in France.
FOR RENT Roomsfurnished for
light housekeeping; also- single fur furnished
nished furnished room. Phone 242, Mrs. A. M.
Messrs. C. V.. Roberts and' Barney
Spencer,, two of Mclver & MacKay's
valued employes ; are out after bat battles
tles battles with the spif. ;
. Mr. William Hocker has returned
from a visit. to Clearwater. .He says
the storm surely was hard on the
. Pinellas peninsula. '
Let us supply your TOILET AR ARTICLES.
TICLES. ARTICLES. Our line is complete, and
the prices always reasonable. The
Court Pharmacy. Phone 284. tf
Take care of your feet. If they are
giving you trouble, have them ex examined
amined examined by'M. M. Little, the only foot
specialist in Ocala. No cost to you. tf
Corporal Alonfco Ray, a brave Ken
drick boy, has arrived in France. Tho'
far from home, we understand' he
never forgets to say "Grace" before
his meals and many other times.
The many friends of Lieut. Lester
Marsh will be glad to hear that' that
popular young officer is safe in
France. His wife is expected in Ocala
to visit her husband's parents, Mr;
and Mrs. Robert Marsh.
Prompt delivery of prescriptions Is
the watchword here. Tell your physic physician
ian physician to leave them with us. We allow
no substitution. The Court Pharmacy.
Phone 284. tf
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Clayton have
just received the first letter that they
have had from their son, Private Ev Everett
erett Everett Clayton in France, since soon
after he reached .there. He is in the
signal service,. likes it fine and says he
is well and happy. He was writing
on a box and every minute a big gun
was barking close by, shaking the box
scrhe could scarcely write. He said
he had been in three of the great
drives. Like many of the other sol soldiers
diers soldiers at the front, Everett complains
of the failure' of letters to reach him.
FREE SHOWS AT THE
- TEMPLE THIS EVENING
After being shut down over thre
weeks, the Temple theater reopened
this afternoon. As the picture billed,
Charles Ray in "A Nine O' Clock
Town," did not, arrive, Mr: Bennett
put on a reel of the Official War Pic Pictures
tures Pictures and a two-reel Toto comedy.
The shows this evening are given free
and begin at 3:30, 7 and 7:45 p. m.,
so be sure to be on hand promptly.
Everybody in Ocala has missed the
Temple and will be glad that it is
open again. Carmel Myers in "The
Dream Lady", will be the' attraction
tomorrow. Temple patrons should
i remember that 'during the white
there will be only three "shows" each
day. The first will begin at 3:30 p. m.,
the second at 7 and the third immed immediately
iately immediately after the second. Everybody
should watch these hours and avoid
coming in too late.
Let's go "over the top" in voting
the state dry on November 5th.' Vote
for the Constitutional Amendment to
Section XIX-Adv. 24-tf
W. K. Lane, M. D.. Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat, Law Library Building, Ocala,
SERVICE is not an
empty word. It has a
meaning for every everybody.
body. everybody. I am prepared
to give your eyes the very best service.
Dr. K. J. Weihe
With Weihe Co., Jewelers, Ocala, Fla.
. PICOT EDGE WORK
t Done at
Between Peyser's Store and the Har Harrington
rington Harrington Hall Lunch1 Room
UNDERTAKERS and EMBALMERS
PHONES 47. 104. 305
BRINSON TO ROGERS
To Mr. R. S. Rogers: Yes, sir, I
pride myself that I know a few things
about school matters. WTiy should I
not when I have been interested in
them and actively engaged in some
phase of school work ever since I was
six years of age and most of that time
in Marion county, Florida?
Yes, again, I know, a few things
about Florida lands and why should
I not when I was raised on Marion
county soil and have been on it most
of my life?
Also, I think I know something of
the elements of a gentleman. Is this
knowing too much?
If the man who called on me and
was received with every consideration
of a gentleman made a single uncom uncomplimentary
plimentary uncomplimentary remark with reference to
me he showed himself utterly devoid
of the slightest mark of a gentleman.
The man to whom I presume you
refer came into, my office and in a
g'entlemanly manner introduced him himself
self himself as Mr. DeVore from Illinois. I
was as usual .very busy but laid aside
my work and paid him every 6ourtesy
that would be expected of a county
superintendent of schools, and a, gen gentleman.
tleman. gentleman. I talked with absolute free freedom
dom freedom in regard to the schools, telling
him that we had a full senior twelve
grade high school in Ocala that would
rank along with similar schools any-?
where in the country. He was inter interested
ested interested in knowing the school condition
about five miles south of town on the
Belleview hard road and I told him
the exact, condition of things and told
that inasmuch as we had no school in
that neighborhood his school would be
the Ocala school and that it would be
very convenient to him.
He was interested in a tract of land
belonging to Mr. Smith and in which
I had not the slightest interest. I
spoke in enthusiastic terms of the
quality of the land and its location
and convenience for shipping and in
fact boosted the sale of the place,
supposing I was doing a good thing
for the county to try to locate a man
A 1 It' 1
in n ana especially wnen ne was in interested
terested interested in school matters. -1 coud
not have done more in behalf of the
place if I had had the place for sale
and had been expecting a commission
from it. J believe I did hand him a
pamphlet that I issued some months
ago, and about that time Mr. Black Blackburn,
burn, Blackburn, the farm demonstration agent,
who was also originally from Illinois,
came in and he kindly offered to take
him out in the county on a trip to see
the country. He went on and I had
not thought, seen nor heard of him
I did not know that he knew you or
had a thing to do with you and,if he
told you that "he seemed more anx anxious
ious anxious to sell him land than to give him
school information" he told you a
However, my impression is that
your representation is colored by a
feeling of resentment of my having
been slightly in the real estate busi business
ness business and your desire to escape your
burden of that three-mill levy.
If this is the straights in which the
opponents find themselves they are
surely hard pressed and had better
sue for an armistice.
, J. H. Brinson.
RATES: Six line? maximum, one
time 25c; three times 50c; six times
75c; one month $3. Payable in advance.
WANTED, LOST, FOUND, FOR
SALE, FOR RENT AND SIM SIM-ILAR
ILAR SIM-ILAR LOCAL NEEDS
BARGAIN Stearns auto brick fully
equipped, with new cord tires. Auto
Sales Company. ll-l-6t
FOR RENT An 80-acre farm; fifty
under fence; house, barn, etc. Will
rent on shares if taken immediately.
Address "G.," care Star office, Ocala,
FOR SALE 5-passenger Reo four,
good shape, good tires. In Al condi condition.
tion. condition. Willing for any good mechanic
to pass on engine and running gear.
Ruh 10,700 miles. A bargain. Will
take Liberty Bonds, W. S. S. or cash..
Terms if paper is bankable. J. ?.
Phillips. -!; 30-4t
DODGE CAR FOR SALE A 1917
model touring car, in first class condi condition'
tion' condition' in every way. New leather top,
new non-skid rear tires, new high high-grade
grade high-grade storage battery. Apply at the
Maxwell Agency. 30-6t
FOR SALE Good Jersey milk cow.
Address Box tA, Route B, Ocala,
NOTICE Am having calls for fur furnished
nished furnished houses. It will pay those who
have one to place it in 'my hands. Also
have good reliable renting properties.
E. DeCamp, P. O. Box 26, Ocala. 29 6t
FOR SALE, CHEAP 4 Hp. gaso gasoline
line gasoline engine, International make; one
feed crusher; one wood sawing outfit
complete; one pump jack; two Stude Stude-baker
baker Stude-baker 2-horse wagons, nearly new. W.
L. Baker, Kendrick, Fla. 29-6t
FOR SALE Strawberry plants, $3
per 1000. B. B. Blackburn, 426 Okla Okla-waha.
waha. Okla-waha. 10-28-6t
FOR SALE 1917 Maxwell five pas pas-senger
senger pas-senger car; first class condition; a
bargain if sold at once. W. D. Empie,
603 S. 2nd St., Ocala, Fla. l-6t
(Continued from Third Page)
Miss Louise Hammack who
been quite ill, is now recovering.
Mr. E. L. Maloneyis here from
Jacksonville, on a visit to his daugh
ter, Mrs. C. W. Huhter.
Mrs. E. G. Lindner, who haS been
ilhwith the "prevailing," is able to be
Mr. and Mrs. G. I. Singleton and
Miss Mary Henley of Inverness werajup of May-apple, aloes, jalap, and
in town yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Poole are the
proud parents of a bright little baby!
girl, which the stork brought to the
Marion County Hospital this morning.
Mrs. Poole before her marriage was
MisS Ella Bogie.
A telegram was received this morn-
ing by Mrs. D. E. Thompson giving
the sad information that her daugh
ter, Mrs, R. C. Hopper of High
Springs, died yesterday morning from
an attack of influenza. Mrs. Hopper
was in Ocala only last week to see
her brother, Mr. Gracie Thompson,
whor was quite ill "at that time and
was taken sick immediately on her
return home. v Her body will be
brought to Ocala today and the fun funeral
eral funeral services held tomorrow. Sym Sympathy
pathy Sympathy is extended to the bereaved
After the long weeks of quietude
which has held all society at a stand standstill,
still, standstill, one especially merry group last
evening participated in the fascinat fascinating
ing fascinating sport of joyriding in a big wagon.
Although they were not costumed, as
they rode merrily through the town
the witchery of the darkness made
them look quite spooky, and undoubt undoubtedly
edly undoubtedly a good time was in progress.
Those in the party were 'Misses Alice
Sexton, Louise and Loureen Spencer,
Theo and Virginia Beckham, Messrs.
Chaeney, Wallis, Leavengood, San Sanders,
ders, Sanders, Rentz, Blowers, r Troxler and
Governing Manufacturers, Dealers,
Brokers, and Commission Merch Merchants
ants Merchants in Butter
The attention of all retail dealers in
butter is called1 to rule 1 of the above
regulations, which reads as follows:
."Butter to be sold at reasonable
advance over cost. The licensed deal dealing
ing dealing in butter shall sell such butter
without regard to the market or re replacement
placement replacement value at the time of the
sale at not more than a reasonable ad advance
vance advance over cost to him of the particu particular
lar particular butter sold.
"Provided, that any dealer may av average
erage average the cost of all cold storage but butter
ter butter of the same grade placed by him
in a cold storage warehouse in any
calendar month and may sell such
butter at not more than a reasonable
advance over such average cost.
When a dealer averages the cost of
any butter stored in a calendar month
he must average the cost of all butter
stored in that month."
Cost for the purpose of this rule
shall include: : : t
. Purchase price.
2. Transportation changes, if any.
3. Storage charges .actually in incurred
curred incurred on cold storage butter.
4. Insurance charges actually in incurred
curred incurred on cold storage butter.
5. Interest on money invested 'at
the current rate, while butter is in
cold storage, v
6. Actual cost of printing if the
buter is put up in pfint form from
tubes "or cubes.
. Cost shall not include any allow
ances for -shrinkage in weight, conv-l
missions qr other exchanges than
those mentioned herein.
Under the above rule the retail secr
tion of. the distribution of perishables
of tlje U. S. food administration has
investigated the Cost of handling but butter
ter butter at retail. and has determined that
any advance in excess of '5 to -6 cents
per pound over cost (as defined in rule
1) is unreasonable, and will be con considered
sidered considered evidence of violation of rule
1. The 5 cents per pound represents
the maximum margin for stores con conducted
ducted conducted on the cash and carry, or no
service plan, while 6 cents per pound
is the maximum margin for the extra
service stores extending credit and
delivery. Dealers whose delivered
store door cost figures in fractions
may have the benefit of such frac fractional
tional fractional cost. "x
For example, butter costing at
store door 46&c per lb. would carry a
maximum margin of 5c per lb. for
the cash, and carry and no service
stores and 6c per lb. for the extra
service or credit and delivery stores.
In determining margins at 5c and
6c. a pound on butter- with the frac fractional
tional fractional costs in dealers' favor the -U.
S. food administration has given due
consideration" to the rising costs of
operation which must be met by the
dealer. TJiis maximum margin no
doubt will exceed in some instances,
the normal pre-war margin.'
In addition to the above margins
the retailer who carriers butter in
cold storage more than two calendar
months may add not more than 4c
per pound and an additional V c. for
each month thereafter during which
he carries the butter in cold storage.
The total amount for carrying butter
in cold storage so added, however,
shall not exceed 2c. per pound.
The food administration will con-
(By Dr. L. W. Bowers)
Avoid crowds, coughs and cowards,
but fear neither germs nor Germans!
Keep the system in good order, take
plenty of exercise in the fresh air and
- practice cleanliness. Remember a
'clean mouth, a clean skin and clean
bowels are a protecting armour
? against disease. To kep the liver and
(bowels regular and to carry away the
! poisons within, it is best to take a
' vegetable pill every other day, made
' sugar-coaed, to be had at most drug
stores, known as Dr. Pierce's Pleas Pleasant
ant Pleasant Pellets. If there is a sudden onset
of what appears like a hard cold, one
should go to bed, wrap warm, take a
hot mustard foot-bath and drink copi
ously of hot lemonade. If pain de develops
velops develops in head or back, ask the drug druggist
gist druggist for Anuric (anti-uric) tablets.
These will flush the bladder and kid-
ineys and carry off poisonous germs,
' To control the pains and aches take
one Anuric tablet eevry two hours,
with frequent drinks of lemonade. The
pneumonia appears in a most treach treacherous
erous treacherous way, when the influenza victim
ia apparently recovering and anxious
to leave his bed. In recovering from
a bad, attack of influenza of pneu pneumonia
monia pneumonia the system should be built up
with a good herbal tonic, such as Dr.
Pierce's Golden Medical t, Discovery,
made without alcohol from the roots
and barks of American forest trees,
or his-Irontic (iron tonic) tablets,
which cja be obtained at most' drug
stores, or send 10c. to Dr. Pierce's In Invalids'
valids' Invalids' Hotel.'Buffalo, N. Y., for trial
NOTICE OF MASTER'S SALE
Notice s hereby given that under
and by virtue of a-final decree of fore foreclosure
closure foreclosure entered in that certain cause
pending in the circuit court of Marion
county, Florida, in chancery, in which
Metropolitan Savings Bank of Ocala,
a Florida corporation, is complainant,
and Mack Wilson, et al., are defend defendants;
ants; defendants; of date November 1st, 1918, I,
the undersigned special master in
chancery appointed by said court to
execute the provisions of said vdecree,
shall offer for sale and sell tothe
highest and best bidder for cash in
front of the south door of Marion
county court house, in Ocala, Florida,
Monday, December 2nd, 1918
between the hours of 11 o'clock a. m.
and 2 o'clock p. m., the lands situated
in Marion county, Florida, more par particularly
ticularly particularly described as follows:
South half of block number thirty thirty-five
five thirty-five of the Old Survey of thecity of
Ocala, as appears, upon the plat of
said addition or survey of said city re recorded
corded recorded in the public records of Mar Marion
ion Marion county, Florida, or so much there thereof
of thereof as may be necessary to satisfy
said final decree and costs of suit.
D. Niel Ferguson,
L. W. Duval, Special Master.-
Complainant's Solicitor. 11-1-Fri
sider any sale of butter by a retail
dealer at a greater margin than here herein
in herein outlined as evidence subjecting the
dealer to a revocation of his license
or such other penalty as the law pro provides.
vides. provides. -.
In future you must be governed in
selling butter by the above rulings.
Clarence Camp, -Marion
County Food Administrator..
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;
Takes Place Rtow.
TEE WINDSOR HOTEL
In the heart of the city witi
Every modern convenience
second to none.
RATES From $L50 per day
ROBERT M. MEYER,
KATES Twenty -five words
or less one time 2; cents:
three timps 50 cents; -s;x
. times 75 cents. Over twenty-live1
words, and under, fif fifty,
ty, fifty, double -above rate.
.This rate is for consecutive
Jnsertions. Special rate by
the month. Try them out.
Girl wanted at once at Music Store.
19, 20, 21,
GOOD VULCANIZING ON TIME.
That's our motto. Vulcanizing work
that will stand up under hard wear
and tear of country roads vulcanize
ing methods that double the life of
our tires and improve their riding
qualities. And we deliver work, when
we promise; depend upon that. Our
charge is moderate and frequently
saves you the cost of a new tire.
j 107 Oklawaha Avenue
- f .Z
Hemming Park for a front yard.
room. Dining room service is
per person to $6.
J. E. KAVANAUGH
AT THE CLOSE OF THE
, V CIVIL WAR
SAID: "We have Cleaned
up Colossal Job.The Next
Grtea Question will be the
Abolition of The Liquor
Make the Great Emancipator's
Word Come True
NOV. 5TH, 191&
. Paper Drinking Cups, 25 to pack package,
age, package, ten cent" at Gerig's Drugstore.
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