Vol. 1. No. 27.
OCALA, FLORIDA, JULY 18, 1895.
Price Five Cents
PUBLISHED EVERY DA V IN THE WEEK EXCEPTING SUNDAY.
IN AND ABOUT THE TOWN.
Some Things You Know and Some
Things You Don't Know.
Ed Holder and wife are again at
Buy your Pears and Sunday
chickens at Wm. Gray's.
J. L. Kelley, of Windsor, is at
To keep faith with God is to be
true to yourself.
LeConte Pears to preserve, by
the peck, bushel or barrel, received
today at Charles Constans.
Don't cut down the weeds, pret
ty things. They ornament your
Nice ripe Peaches and .Bananas
to make your mouth water.
Steven Jewett went to Lake
Weir on the noon train today for
a visit to friends.
Good laws cannot give financial
independence unless aided by in
telligent individual effort.
I have the finest lot of young
fat chickens today that can be
found in the city. Wm. Gray.
Ed Carmichael has returned
from Tampa, where he has been
on a business trip.
Mrs. G. D. Hughes, of Orange
Lake, is the guest of Mrs. J. N.
Edwards for a few days.
If at any time you fail to get
your Star, please notify us at once
so we can look the matter up.
Take your music to the Witness
job office and have it bound into a
book with your name in gold on
J. W. Davis, of Hose Company
No. 3, has withdrawn from the
race as the most popular fireman in
' favor of Joe Chaille.
We regret to lose from our city
H. W. Barkhau and family, who
left on the morning train for Bir
mingham, Ala , which they will
make their future home.
Mrs H. Stacy, at corner of Mag
nolia and Fifth street, will want a
few good gentleman boarders at
$3-5 Per week, Best of accom
modations in town for the money.
Nathan Mayo is on the sick list
with chills and fever. We hope
Nathan will soon be able to serve
the Anti-Monopoly customers
Don't say a word. The street
commissioner has several persons
cutting down the weeds on our
streets. Look out now, boys, or
some ot you will have to hoe in the
The site of the new armory is
beginning to assume quite a busi
nesslike appearance. This build
ing will add greatly to the appear
ance of the city, and will give new
zest to the soldier boys.
Marshal Barganier, D. E. Mc
Iver and W. B. Fuller returned
from their fishing trip to Lake
Weir on the 12 o'clock train and
they caught about 200 fish and had
a good time generally.
Mrs. K. K. Hotze left Friday last
for Blue Summit, Pa., and on her
way will stop in Baltimore, where
she will spend several weeks in
French pattern rooms Before
returning she will select the fall
millinery for Mrs. C. A. Brown
who looks for her to return by
Officer Lyman lost his baby yes
terday, and it was buried in the af
ternoon. It was one of twins, the
other having died some time ago.
The child was always sickly. We
sympathize with Mr. Lyman in his
For Sale. A good Jersey milch
cow, giving two gallons of milk per
day, with 3 months old calf, This
is her second calf. Also a good
mule. The above property is of
fered at a bargain. Call on or ad
dress the Star, Ocala, Fla.
Mrs, E. B. Richardson and son
Eddie have gone down to St. Mar
tin's River, near Homosassa, to
spend a few days at Paradise, Capt.
Richardson's summer home. Mrs
Richardson and little Eddie are fa
mous anglers and will enjoy them
John King, the hustling man
ager of the bonded warehouse, re
turned from Gainesville yesterday,
i where he has been spending a few
Jdays with friends and relatives.
John says he will have a few days
of hard work to make his reports
for each day of his absence.
The five young gentlemen who
went out for fish yesterday morn
ing returned this forenoon, a woe
begone looking set of boys. When
asked the reason of their curtailed
trip they said that the mosquitoes
were so bad down there that they
ate up all of their "grub" and
smoked up Henry's cigarettes, and
as they did not know what might
be done next, they beat a hasty re
treat. E. L. King, son f Collector
King, has been down for several
days visiting his family here. He
is mailing clerk at the Gainesville
post office, and will return in a few
days. Sud Mr. King to the Star
reporter this morning, ''It is better
to be born lucky than beautiful.
All of the men folks of my family,
since being old enough to take the
positions, have held some posi
tions under Uncle Sam. I have an
uncle up at Washington with an
easy and lucrative position."
Not long ago a country bred
woman, who had become suddenly
rich, went to the city nearest
her home to do some shopping
She had heard much about souve
nir spoons and proposed to buy
some. She asked for a dozen in
one of the leading jewelry stores.
"A dozen souvenir spoons !" re
peated the clerk in surprise. "Er,
what kind of spoons did you say ?"
"Maybe you don't know me," she
said, noting his surprise, and,
thinking that it was occasioned by
the size of her proposed purchase,
she added, "I am Mrs. Suddens, of
Valley Town. We keep a team.
Yes, I want a dozen souvenir
spoons, to eat' souvenirs with, you
know. My daughter makes beauti
Gleaning, Repairing and Engraving.
GUARANTEED FIRST-CLASS WORK.
North Side Square, Ocala. Fla.
Fred Q . Bo Weill e
George D. Courtney's
City Market Grocery,
e'esiastic to dictate the policy or
control the votes of the citizens of
this republic. Not only so, but it
behooves American manhood to A N ) OPTICAL - GOODS,
do its own religious thinking nor j rr.
feel itself obliged, vith contemp
tible servility, to accept the dog
mas of rationalism that are brewed
along with German beer and
clouded with the smoke of German
pipes. Not only against foreign
domination do we need to open
our indignant . pronunciamento,
but against the domestic tyrants
as well against the political boss,
mischievous and unscrupulous,
who debauches politics and imper
ils the very existence of the repub
lie to serve his own ungodly pur
poses; against the plutocrat who
grinds the faces of the poor, who
corners the very necessities of hie,
who organizes trusts and com
bines: who buvs ud courts and
councils and legislatures, and doth j
bestride the world like a colossus,'
and makes the lives of his less
fortunate fellows unbearable by
reason of his insolence and op
pression. Oncei more, and lastly,
if there ever was a trant more
imperious in his exactions and '
more remorseless in his cruelties
than the infernal saloon boss, his- w w gr
tory makes no mention of him. 11 1 gift XlVSLCiQ OOOQS,
We broke with George III. because
he tried to force some innocent v
but over-taxed tea down the Puri- LOW jPFlCC.
tan throat, but what shall be said
tZZZ I Repairing and Engraving.
nation with rivers of distilled
damnation." ! All Work Guaranteed at A. E. BtirnetfS, Jeweler.
Merchants' Block, Ocala, Fla.
is the best place in the city to buy your fresh
groceries. A complete line of Staple and Fancy
Groceries constantly on hand. I keep every
thing in the grocery line. Country Produce,
Chickens and Eggs bought and sold. Bread,
Pies and Cakes fresh from the bakery.
One Door North from City Market, Ocala, Fla.
A New Declaration of Independence.
Dr. P. S. Henson, in a recent
sermon, pleading for a new declar
ation of independence, said:
"We will gladly welcome foreign
ers, from whatever shores they
come, but we will have no parcel
ing out of American honors and
emoluments among all manner of
nationalities as nationalities, and
no flaunting of foreign flags over
the domes of our public buildings.
God helping us, we will have one
nation and one flag-. And while
to'erant of every form of religious
faith, we will allow no foreign cc
He Was All Right,
He had a bland, good-natured
smile on his face as he walked to a
policeman on Woodward avenue
the other day and said .
"I wish you'd look at my vest and
see if it's all right."
"I don't see anything wrong with
your vest," replied the officer, with
"Is it long enough ?"
"I think so."
"Does it seem to work up ?"
"No. What's the matter, any
"Bin in town since 7 o'clock this;
morning, and ever since I got here
some one's bin tellin me to pull
down my vest. Took me more'n
four hours to catch on. I pulled !
her down over forty times before I ;
understood. I was purty sure she
was all right when I asked you to
look. It's jest a way the fellers
have, ain't it ?"
"Yes, just a way."
"They don't mean that my vest
is short ?"
"And they don't do it to hurt
my feelings ?"
"Oh, no ?"
"Jest want to see if the old man
has any flies on him, I take it ?"
"That's the way I took it, and
everv time a feller winked and
grinned and told me to pull down '
my vest I winked and grinned and j
pulled her down so. I. jest
bought six safety pins and am go-,
ing to pin her down and keep her
right there. See ? Do I look like
a man from Flyville ? See any in- j
sects trying to light on my shoul-;
ders ? He, he ! VTest all right i
fellers all right old man having :
Let the Flies Worry You to
and eat up the food your family should have, when the
Yankee Novelty Works
Are putting: up such Nice
Window and Door Screens
for so Little Honey.
We manufacture All Kinds of 5CROLL WORK, BRACKETS, MOULDING
TURNING, WINDOW and DOOR FRAHES, CABINETS, and uU kinds of
Carpenter and Job Work. A full supply of
Rough and Dressed Seasoned Lumber Constantly on Hand at
LOWEST CASH PRICES.
NORTH OF F. C. & P. DEPOT. OCALA, FLA.
GEO. A. NASH,
s, Notions, Shoes,
FINE DRESS GOODS,
Trunks and Valises.
Agents for Butterickis Patterns
OUR MOTTO: We study to please our customers.
FCl LLE"R & CL7VRK,
Corn, Oats, Hay, Vegetables, Etc.
dead loads of fun and coiner to keen !
her right up for three days more." j Ch i CkeilS and ESSS SL SpeCialtV
Detroit Free Press.
Take the Star today at 25 cents.
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Ocala, : : : : : T7,rida
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