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Vol. 1. -No. 92. OCALA, FLORIDA, SEPT. 22, 1895. Price Five Cents i . PUBLISHED EVERY DA V IN THE WEEK EXCEPTING SUNDAY. IN AND ABOUT THE TOWN. ! There are a good many people in j our city today, principally from the Some Things You Know and Some country. Things You Don't Know. f t ,r T0 tn mnn for $24 to $30 per year in thr: Na tional Protective Legion. F. C. W. j Williams, organizer, Mitchell 131k., Ocala, rla. For Sale. A 5x8 view camera. Inquire at this ortice. Lee Phillips left today for Palm Beach. Wm. Gray's for your fresh oys ters on ice. Jake Strauss, of Savannah, is in the city. Foutz's Horse and Cattle Pow der, 20 c. at Tydings. A. G. Bigelow, of Jacksonville, is in the city. Eggs are scarce and high. A good poultry tarm would pay in this vicinity. Ransom Everett and H. L. Lloyd, of Ocala, each received $15 last week through the National Protective Legion for one week's sickness and disability. Mrs. Annie B. Hopkins, of Or- ! ange Lake, was stopping in the Young chickens cheap constant-; city today. ly on hand at Wm. Gray's. The nights are getting delight fully cool now. Try our Sarsaparilla for all blood diseases. JL'duigs & Co. L. B. Phillips, of Jacksonville, is in town today. Fresh oysters on ice will be found every day now at Win. Gray's. A. C. Wilder, of Anthony, was in the city today. Take your prescriptions to Tydings & Co. and get their prices. Only pure drugs used. J. Krauskoff, of Savannah, was in town yesterday. Are you wanting to sell goods ? Advertise 111 me biAit. M. W. Till, of Dunnellon, Sun day ed in Ocala. Fine fresh water fish today on ice at L. S. Black's, stall No. 11. City Market. H. Kiagge, of Jacksonville, was in town yesterday. The National Protective Legion pays $15 per week to members in caac ot sickness or disability. D. L. Sternberger, was in town yesterday. Do you forget that you must die? Then provide for your fam ily by taking out a policy in the National Protective Legion. J. B. Butler and wife, of Savan nah, were registered at the Monte zuma yesterday. E. B. Richardson's stable will furnish you a first-class turnout cheaper than elsewhere. Call and try his teams. Thomas J. Barnes, one of Mari on county's solid farmers, was in town over Sunday. For Rent. A ten-room house. Hot and cold bath, two blocks from square. Apply to H. G. Hay craft at city ticket office ot Plant System. Miss Hattie Curry left yester day for Santos, where she will be gin her school today. Any one wishing kalsomining work: done will do well to give W. H. Sullivan a trial. He does only first-class work. South Lime st., Ocala, Fla. The Colby photograph gallery is to be sold soon. It is a good in vestment for some one. Call and examine new samples of of Trilby, clothing: from Jacob Reid's Son's F. W. Ditto, Agent, Weihe's jew elry store. Isaac Stevens has cottages to1 ,.. T r rr , c. , , rent irom $5 to i5 per montn! Mrs- Moffatt left today n each. me .riant oystem iur jrauii DCdtn, where she will make her future home. Figures do not lie. Multiply 36 uay ana y 7 and you have $500 provided . BiacK s, ' u jnvesC seven times thirty-six R. L. Anderson left today for Atlanta to spend a tew days. Fresh, fat oysters today and every day now at L. S city market. E. W. Moody returned yesterday from a week's trip to Dunnellon. Use our Eczema and Tetter Cure for ail cutaneous diseases; sure cure tor erysipelas. Tydings & Co. you invest seven times inircy with the Covenant Building and Loan association. Ask M. M. Little about it. W. O. Massey left today for Jacksonville and will go on to At lanta to see the sights of the exposition. Our running teams will leave for j Wanted. A tew private board Atlanta on the 8th or 9th of Octo ber. Apply to W. C.Archer, mattress maker and cleaner, when you are in want of a first-class job in his line. South Lime street, Ocala, Fla, ers, ladies or gentlemen. Conve nient to public square. Rates rea sonable. Mrs. Thos. J. Barnes, corner Main and North Third street E. J. W. Pearson came up Saturday f rnm hie Kior crrrwre t Mnntvfrrl tn Tommie Harris is spending a , c ... f . , . a 1 Zx. spend Sunday with his family in the city. A good many of our citizens are tew days in Atlanta seeing the sights. C. V. McCoy, the Ocala House barber, will give you the smoothest and easiest shave imaginable. Hair cuts in the latest style. Capt. G. M. Wells has returned from a trip to his mines in Alachua county, and says everything is moving along smoothly in phos phate circles, and that most of the mines in the state are running. making arrangements for obtain ing board in Atlanta during their stay there. Bate English, of Madison, was shaking hands with his numerous friends in the brick city yesterday. Madam Rumor has it that he is soon to wed one of Ocala s fairest daughters. Jake Gerig has returned from his ! trip to New York, where he went to purchase goods for his popular store. Mrs. George Smoak and chil dren returned yesterday from Ken tucky, where they have been visit ing relatives. Tom Jordan, of the Merchants' National Bank, returned today from Brooksville, where he has been for a week. The Covenant Building and Loan association will pay you 8 per cent for the use of your money, or loan you theirs at 6 per cent. Which do you prefer ? M. M. Little will explain to you. Mrs. Jessie Barco, who has been visiting Mrs. W. K. Zewadski for some time, returned today to her home in Gainesville. Mrs. R. B. McConnell, baby and nurse leave in a few days for At lanta, where they will spend some time at the exposition. If you have an old book that you wish to preserve, take it to the Witness job office and have it bound. No. i running team has put up a "dry" hydrant between the Wit ness building and the Merchants' block, to facilitate their running. Visitors to the Atlanta expji tion who want good board at a low rate should write to Mrs. G. V. Skelton, 257 Fulton street, Atlan ta, Ga. Chief Engineer Knight, ot the Plant System, is in the city on im portant business connected with the road, and will remain several days. Rev. J. P. Hilburn's sermon last night at the Methodist church, on "Heavenly Recognition; or, Shall We Know Each Other There?" was listened to by a large congre gation and with rapt attention. R. E. Yonge, jr., has in stock a supply ot patent gas lighters. You light the machine, then turn the cock and light the burner at the same time. Only one match to the house. Call and see them at R. E. Yonge & Co's. W. A. Irvine, manager of Colby's photographic studio, went to Dun nellon Saturday and made some fine views of the Presbyterian and Baptist churches in that town, and also several residences. He also made a fine view of the Dunnellon phosphate mine. w atches, Jewelry AND - OPTICAL - GOODS Cleaning, Repairing and Engraving. Eltt? a. Guaranteed First-Claes Work. North Side Square, Ocala, Fla. red Q.B.Weill e R. B. Mitchell & Co. DEALERS IN Drugs, Chemicals, Patent Medicines, Fancy Goods, Stationery, Slc, Soda Water and Ice Cream. Physician's Prescriptions Corefully Compounded. 9? Post Office Drucr Store 7 ty 5r George D. Courtney's City Market Grocery, 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. High Grade Goods, Low Grade Prices. Repairing and Bngraving. All Work Guaranteed at A. E. Burnett's. Jeweler Merchants' Block, OcalaJFla. Watches cleaned for 50 cents. 50 cent crystals, 25 c. 25 cent crystals 15 c. Pins and breastpins 10 c, and all other work done on watches, jewelry and sewing machines in proportion. Work guaranteed to give satis faction. Next door to the post of fice, in W. W. Condon's music and jewelry store. FOR SALE. Eight-room cottage in the city of Ocala. Lot contains 2 acres, with stable, carriage house, ser vants' house, well, cistern, fruits, flowers, etc. Fifteen acres good land under fence adjoining, just outside city limits, can be leased for a term of years very low if desired. Enquire at this office. W. S. GASKIN. " The : Green : Groeer, Keeps constantly on hand a full line of Choice and Fancy Groceries at prices not excelled by any house in the city. Poultry and Eggs, Fruits and Vegetables, a Specialty. Come and give me a trial. I keep everything in the eating line. Remember the place. West Side Dunn's Park. W. 5. GASKIN, mm m0 Brine us your Job Work if you want it done neat and at Reasonable prices. PATRONIZE OCALA HOUSE BARBER SHOP, O. V. M c C O V PROPRIETOR. The oldest and best established Barber in the city. Only expert workmen employed.