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ji Vol. 1. No. 114. OCALA, FLORIDA, OCTOBER 14, 1895. Price Five Cents PUBLISHED EVERY DA V IN THE WEEK EXCEPTING SUNDAY. t" "t" ( Jj Jj (0" IN AND ABOUT THE TOWN. For Sale. Five shares in Ocala Building and Loan, scries D. Ad- Some Things You Know and Some i dress Box 201, Ocala. Things You Don't Know. For Sale. A 5xS view camera. Inquire at this office. J. XV. Allen of New York is in town. Wm. Gray's for your fresh oys ters on ice. A fine lot of fat geese at Grey's today. Are you wanting to sell goods ? Advertise in the Star. J. M. Baker of Floral City is in OcaJa. Fresh oysters on ice will be found every day now at Wm. Gray's. Dr. Law, the Presbyterian min ister, delivered a fine sermon yes terday. All of the members of the doctor's church are glad to have him with them again A fine lot of Apples, Pears, Ba nanas and Sugar Cane today at Wm. Gray's. For Sale. A nice young milch cow, half Jersey, with calf two and one naif months old, cheap for j cash. Apply at this office. LAST NIGHT'S FIRE. It Was Beyond the Water. Reach of A full lin of Buist's fresh seeds i at Tydings & Co's this week. R. F. Barry of Atlanta is in town today. Foutz's Horse and Cattle Pow der, 20 c. at Tydings, New Bell Crown Sailor Hats at 68c each at the Bazar Store. There are a great many strangers in the city today. Buggy Whips from ioc to 48c at the Bazar Store. A. S. Ashier of Louisville was in the city yesterday. Young chickens cheap constant ly on hand at Wm. Gray's. J. M. Robinson of Reddick is at the Chaille House, Try our SarsapariUa for all blood diseases, Tydings & Co, New shades "Flutter Duck" gc per yard just open at the Bazur btore. E. J. Douglass of Jacksonville was in the city over Sunday. Fine fresh water fish today on ice at L. S Black's, stall No. 11, City Market. W. C. Townsend of Lake Butler is at the Monttzuma today. Portraits in 'Cravon, Pastel and Water Colors by Gottlieb always please. A trial solicited. Rev. J. E. Oates preached a very forcible and interesting sermon at the Baptist church yes terday morning. Mr. Oates is an able minister, and is very popular with his new flock. The National Protective Legion is incorporated under the super vision of the insurance depart ment of New York. The National Protective Legion of Waverly, N. Y., on Sept. 26 paid to John Yatch $15 for one week's sick benefit. , Rev. J. P, Hilburn's pulpit at the Methodist church was filled .yesterday by Rev, E. J. Holmes, presiding elder of the Gainesville district. The attendance was large and a most excellent sermon was preached both in the morning and at night. If you have an old book that you wish to preserve, take it to the Witness job office and have it bound. Artist Gottlieb guarantees eve ry Portrait he makes to eive, entire satisfaction. Studio opposite Mon tezuma. The National Protective Legion pays $15 per week to members in case ot sickness or disability. At 3 o'clock this morning an alarm of fire was turned in. Only one reel responded, which was No. 1, no one having slept in the other reel houses l?st night. The fire was in a house owned by Mrs. Scraggs, and was near Howard Academy, in Cline's addi tion. The house was badly burned be fore the sleeeping inmates were aware of it, and before an alarm could be turned in and the depart ment arrive on the scene, even though all three could have played on the flames, it would have been impossible to save anything but the lot, Ths house was a new one, worth probably about $8oo, and about half the contents were burned. We did not learn whether the house was insured or not. The way hose would have to be laid the distance to the nearest plug was about 2000 feet. A NEW INDUSTRY. A very important industry is under good headway at Valdosta, Ga. It is the packing of pork, and was begun last winter. They made no money at first, but are now on a good footing, and promise to be the pioneers of a great industry for the new South. The pork put up is of the best, and the results are highly satisfac tory. With the prices of corn in the south this year, it should pay well. For Rent. Two large, nicely furnished rooms on Fort King ave- 5 nue, first door east from Dr. Fred- F. A. Ross of St. Eouis, travel- erick's- AVPlY at this office. ing agent for the Hamilton Brown Shoe Company, is in the city. Isaac Stevens has cottages to rent trom $5 to $15 per month I each. Est a oficina hace toda clase de trabajo de imprenta en ingles y espanol. Fl utter Duck Dress Goods, 9: per yard, just arrived at the Bazar Store. Most of the boys of No. 4 hose company, swith the party that ac-1 System. E. B. Richardson's stable will furnish you a first-class turnout cheaper than elsewhere. Call and try his teams. A nice cottage to rent. Newly papered and painted. Close in, and good environments. Apply to Dr, R. D. Fuller, office over Merchants National Bank. For Rent. A ten-room house. Hot and cold bath, two blocks from square. Apply to II. G. Hay craft at city ticket effice of Plant NOT AN ENGLISHMAN. The man Samuel Lewis, who was lynched at Jupiter some time ago, was not an Englishman. British Vice-consul N. B. Borden of Fei nandina has received conclusive evidence that the man was born, raised and died in Florida. So was Lewis of Brixham, England, wept in vain. MAN AND WOMAN FIGHT w atches, Jewelry AND - OPTICAL - GOODS. Gleaning, Repalringnd'Jngraving. vJEitt a Guaranteed First-Class Work. Slj? North Side Square, Ocala, Fla. redG.B.Weihe. Postoffice Drug: Store, Mr DEALERS IN Drugs, Chemicals, Patent Medicines, Fancy Goods, Stationery, &c, 1 OS 1 OS Soda Water and Ice Cream. Physician's Prescriptions CorefuIIy Compounded. W. A. REDDING, flanager. $2 si 'I George D. Courtney's City Markiet Grocery, is the beat 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 Fggs 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 Engraving. AH Work Guaranteed at A. E. BUFOett'S, Jeweler Merchants' Block, Ocala,rFIa. companied them to Atlanta, re turned yesterday, "Dead Stuck" kills all insects and bed bugs. 25c per bottle at the Bazar Store. Gottlieb makes Flash Light Photos of Theater Parties, Balls, Banquets, etc., at short notice, and guarantees perfect satisfaction. The circuit court docket is un usually full this year. Doing away with the criminal court throws a great many cases on the circuit court. W. C. Archer, mattress maker and cleaner, will return Friday and resume his old business. Take your prescriptions to Tydings & Co. and get their prices. Only pure drues used. Wanted. A few private board ers, ladies or gentlemen. Conve nient to public square. Rates rea sonable. Mrs. Thos. J. Barnes, corner Main and North Third street E. The Covenant Building and Loan association will pay you S per cent for the use of your money, or loan you theirs at 6 per cent. VVhich do you prefer? M. M. Little will explain to you. J. L. Smoak's shop is the best place in town to get your wag ons and carriages repaired and painted. He has one of the best painters in the state and guarantees satisfaction in all work. It will be to your advantage to call and exam ine his painting before having your DUgy painted. His prices are suited to the hard times. Today at 12 o'clock a colored man and woman had a regular fist 1 7 and skull fight on R. E. Young's 1 J jLJL corner. ine man, so the woman says, stole her chickens, and she was resenting it. w GA 3 KIN n Grr HERE'S ONE. A Missouri newspaper says one of their farmers accidentally stuck a hoe in a potato hill the other day and a bushel and a half of fine potatoes ran out before he could stop the hole up. Keeps constantly on hand a full line of Choice ard 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. W. S. GAS KIN, West Side Dunn's Park. DISSOLUTION NOTICE. The copartnership heretofore ex isting between Massey & Spark man in the cross tie business has this day been dissolved hy mutual consent and said Sparkman will continue in the business. This Sept. 9. 1895. W. O. Massey. S. W. Sparkmax. mm PATRONIZE QGALA HOUSE BARBER SHOP, Bring us your Job Work ; if you want it done neat and I at Reasonable prices. mm m0 C. V. M c C O V PROPRIETOR. The oldest and best established Barber in the city. Only expert workmen employed.