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V j Vol. l.No. 100. OCALA, FLORIDA, SEPT. 30, 1895. Price Five Cents PUBLISHED EVERY DAV IN THE WEEK EXCEPTING SUNDAY. -- " r jic. -1 1 i J V IN AND ABOUT THE TOWN. I Some Things You Know and Some Things You Don't Know. j f, , . ror Sale. A 5x8 view camera. ; inquire at lihs unite. The weather is quite warm I again. Nice fresh fat outside oysters at Gray's this evening. Sept. 30 the last day of the month. Wm. Gray's for your fresh oys ters on ice. W. B. Fair, of New Orleans, is in the city. Foutz's Horse and Cattle Pow der, 20 c. at Ty dings, A, Ullman, of St. Louis, was in the city Sunday. Young chickens cheap constant ly on hand at Wm. Grav's. M. Houghton, of Palatka, spent Sunday in town. Try our Sarsaparilla for all blood disease. Tydmgs & Co, J. B. Justiss, of Marianna, was in the city yesterday. Are you wanting to sell goods ? Advertise in the Star. W. B. Herrin, of Quitman, Ga., was in the city yesterday. A full line of Buist's fresh seeds at lydings & Co s this week. F, P. Convoy, of Jacksonville, was in the city yesterday. Just Opened 10 assorted fall shades Flutter Duck Dress Gooas at 9 c. yard at the Bazar Store. J. T. Lancaster, who has been very sick, is slowly recovering. The National Protective Legion pays 1 5 per week to members in case ur sickness or disability. H. 3VI. Sal eg, of Savannah, was at the Ocala House yesterday. A big line Boys' and Girls' Scnool Caps and Hats at the Bazar Store. Our fire boys are all on the qui vive. The memorable time is drawing near. The National Protective Legion of Waverly, N. Y., on Sept. 26 paid to John Yatcn $15 lor one week's sick benefit. P. R. Jacobs, of Wesfield, Mass., was among the northern visitors to city yesterday. Fresh oysters on ice will be found every day now at Win Gray's. Mr. and Mrs. Coarsey arrived in town yesterday and are stop ping at the Arlington See our new shades F'utter Duck Dress Goods at 9 c. yard at the Bazar State. B, Arentz, the phosphate mpg nate, returned yesterday from an extended trip to Europe. Call and examine new samples of clothins: from Jacob Reid's Son's F W. Ditto, Agent, Weihe's jew elry store. There are a great many stran gers in town today and things look pretty lively on our streets. C. V. McCoy, the Ocala House barber, will give you the smoothest and easiest shave imaginable. Hair cuts in the latest style. Rev. J. C. Porter left yesterday for Milton, where he goes to preach. yhe fresh water fish today Qn ice at L. S Black's, stall No. n, rjtv Market Robert Partridge and Will Tron tham have returned from a visit to Orange Springs. Take your prescriptions to Ty dings & Co. and get their pr.ces. Only pure druss used. Mrs. Israel and daughter, Miss Pauline, returned home yesterday from a summer visit to Atlanta. If you have an old book that you wish to preserve, take it to the ! Witness ior office and have it bound. Mrs. T. J. Barnes is confied to her room with fever at her jesi dence on North Main street. E. B. Richardson's stable will furnish you a first-class turnout cheaper than elsewhere. Call and try his teams. G. C. Stapylton, of Leesburg, re ceiver of the first National Bank here, came up yesterday from a visit to his family. Notwithstanding the several severe cases of sickness in town the doctors all say that the health of the city is very good. The National Protective Legion is incorporated under the super vision of the insurance depart ment of New York. There is a rumor that a new millinery store is likely to be opened in Ocala soon, which will carry an immense stock. Visitors to the Atlanta expedi tion who want good board at a lev rate should write to Mrs. G. V. Skelton, 257 Fulton street, Atlan ta, Ga. George Davis has severed his connection with the Merchants Bank and will go to Atlanta, where he will in the future reside. For Rent. A ten-room house. Hot and cold bath, two blocks ; from square. Apply to H. G. Hay- craft at city ticket office 01 Plant System. Miss Hattie Curry came up Fri day to spend Saturday and Sun day with her parents. She is get ting along nicely with her school. On and after October 1 the of fice hours of the International Ocean Telegraph Co. will be from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. instead of 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. J. H. Strunk, mgr. Capt. A. E. Willard has return ed from his New York . trip and will now prepare to open his hotel at Homosassa in expectation of a good travel this winter. Wanted. A few private board ers, ladies or gentlemen. Conve nient to public square. Rates rea sonable. Mrs. Thos. J. Barnes, corner Main street E. and North Third! Mrs. -Irvine, daughter and son, of Lakeland, arrived in town yes terday and are stopping at the Ar lington, Mrs. Irvine will teach and the children will attend school. You can carry $1000 to $5000 for $24 to 30 per year in the Na tional .Protective Legion. F. C. W. Williams, organizer, Mitchell Blk Ocala, Fla. School Crayons, per Box. 7 c; Rest Black Ink, Battle, 4 c; Siate Pencils, per doz , 4 c; Best Falcon Pen, per doz., 5 c, at the- Bazar Store. The sheriff of Hillsboro county offers a reward of $200 for the capture of the negro Singleton, 1 who murdered policeman McCor- mick in Tampa the other night. Many of the notices are posted in Ocala. Figures do not lie. Multiply $36 by 7 and you have $500 provided you invest seven times thirty-six with the Covenant Building and Loan association. Ask M. M. Little about it. Mrs. Smith, who formerly kept the Smith house on North Magno lia street, has moved to the three story house on the corner opposite McGrath's, North Second and Or ange, where she will .continue to keep boarders. 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. The world's championship belt, illustrated on another, page, is be ing exhibited this week in Ocala, Fla. Two teams from there have already entered the Atlanta tour nament Marion Hose No. 1 (state champion) and a combination of Companies 2 and 3. The Western Fireman, Chicago. Through to Atlanta via Plant ! System. Leaving Ocala at 12 noon, Oct. 8 1895, the Plant Sys tem will run thr ush train to At lanta via New West Cost Linj, Georgia Southern & Florid j, and Central of Georgia. Hose Co. No. 1 (Champions of Florida) will go on this train. A rate of $990 from Ocala to Atlanta and return, with ten days limit, will be given to those accompanying the fiie men. An extra fine coach and sleeper, gaily decorated, will be left in Ocala Oct. 7 for this train. For reservations and further infor mation call on or address F. T. Huber, ticket agent, Florida city ticket agent, Ocala House. Mrs. Mary Allen, of Crystal River, well known in Ocala, had been nursing htr Fon Guy through a severe attack cf fever. In ad ministering his medicine she gave him a morphine instead of a qui nine capsule, and her mistake was not discovered till the drug had taken effect, and the boy could not be roused. Every effort was made by the physicians to rally the boy, but without success, and he died Friday morning, and was buried Friday night by moonlight in the Crystal River cemetery. The distracted mother and sif ter, Miss Unice, left Saturday for Gainesville, Ga. Isaac Stevens has cottages to rent from 5 to 815 per month i each. 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. waicn .es. AND - OPTICAL - GOODS. Gleaning, Repairing and Engraving. a Guaranteed First-Class Work. North li tf 2 Postoffice Drug; Store, DEALERS IN Drugs, Chemicals, Patent Medicines, Fancy Goods, Stationery, &c, Soda Water and Ice Cream. Physician's Prescriptions Coref ully Compounded. W. A. REDDING, Hanager. 1 George D. Courtney's City Market Grocery, is the best place in the city to buy your fresli 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, how Grade Prices. Repairing and Kn graving. AH Work Guaranteed at A. E. Burnett's, Jeweler Merchants' Block, Ocala Fla. W. S. QASKJN; The : Green Keeps constantly on hand a full at prices not excelled Poultry and Eggs, Fruits Come and give me a trial. I Remember the place. West Side Dunn's Park. Bring us your Job Work if you want it done neat and at Reasonable prices. Mm jewcirv "W -9 Side Square, Ocala, Fla. Wk Tl 11 T t! rreoOoD. w-eine. Groeer, line of Choice and Fancy Groceries by any house in the city. and Vegetables, a Specialty. keep everything in the eating line. W. S. GASKIN, PATRONIZE OGALA HOUSE BARBER SHOP, c. v. M c o o v PROPRIETOR. The oldest and best established. Barber in the city. Only expert " workmen employed.