Vol. l.--No. 115.
OCALA, FLORIDA, OCTOBER 15, 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.
W. D. Morton is in the city.
For Sale. A 5x8 view camera.
Inquire at this office. !
Joseph Fleming is in the city.
Wm. Gray's for your fresh oys
ters on ice.
Dr. J. C. Porter is again in the
Are you wanting to sell goods ?
Advertise in the Star.
IS. P. Baldwin of Mcintosh is in
A full line of Buist's fresh seeds
at Tydings & Co's this week.
W. K. McKay of Oxford is at the
Foutz's Horse and Cattle Pow
der, 20 c. at Tydings.
W. R. O'Neal of Cotton Plant
is in the city.
New Bell Crown Sailor Hats at
68c each at the Bazar Store.
H. G. Dunn ran down to the
Buggy Whips from' 10c to 48c at
the Bazar Store.
M. Houghton of Palatka left the
Young chickens cheap constant
ly on hand at Wm. Gray's.
C. R. Knight of Gainesville is at
the Ocala House.
Try our Sarsaparilla for all blood
diseases, Tydings & Co,
E. T. Douglass of Jacksonville
is at the Montezuma.
New shades "Flutter Duck" 9c
per yard just open at the Bazar
Arthur F. Neil of New York
was in the city yesterday.
Fine fresh water fish today on
ice at L. S. Black's, stall No. n.
W. C. Townsend of Lake Butler!
is on our streets today.
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Portraits in f.ravnn PaQtl anrl
"Water Colors by Gottlieb always
please. A trial solicited.
S. M. Pritchett of New York
was in the city yesterday.
Isaac Stevens has cottages to
rent from $5 to $15 per month
W. M. Brooks of Floral City
came up to attend court.
Esta oficina hace toda clase de
trabajo de imprenta en ingles y .
Ed Holder of Anita registered
at the Ocala House yesterday.
Flutter Duck Dress Goods, 9c
per yard, just arrived at the Bazar
Capt. A. E. Willard of Homo
sassa is in the city on business.
"Dead Stuck" kills all insects
and bed bugs. 25c per bottle at
the Bazar Store.
J. F. Young of Birmingham,
Ala., was in the city yesterday.
W. C. Archer, mattress maker
and cleaner, will return Friday and
resume his old business.
J. W. Vogt and wife of Dunnel-
lon are at the Montezuma today.
For Sale. Five shares in Ocala
Building and Loan, series D. Ad
dress Box 201, Ocala.
W. S. Trimble of the Standard
phosphate mines is in town,
' Take your prescriptions to
Tydings & Co. and get their
prices. Only pure drues used.
Dr. Alfred Abshier of Belleview
was at the Montezuma yesterday.
Fresh oysters on ice will be
found every day now at Wm
After a rather long dry spell we
have been blessed with a fine
! A fine lot of Apples, Pears, Ba-
j nanas and Sugar Cane today at
Wm. Gray s.
J. A. Rowell returned last night
from at purchasing trip to New
The National Protective Legion
pays $15 per week to members in
case ot sickness or disability.
Allan Gibson, the promising
young merchant of Grahamville, is
in the city today.
For Rent. Two large, nicely
furnished rooms on Fort King ave
nue, first door east trom Dr. Fred
erick's. Apply at this office.
T. A. Whittaker of Jacksonville
was a business visitor to the brick
For Sale. A nice young milch
cow, half Jersey, with cad two and
one naif months old, cheap tor
cash. Apply at this office.
J. N. and Dr. J. M. Willis, of
Wiiiiston were in the city today
and made us a pleasant call.
K. B. Richardson's stable Nvill
furnish you a first-class turnout
cheaper than elsewhere. Call and
try his teams.
The rain and circuit court to
gether kept the court house pack
ed full today on both floors.
A nice cottage to rent. Newly
papered and painted. 'Close in, and
1 good environments. Apply to Dr,
D- Fuller, office ovr Merchants
TVatinnal Kant i.
J. R. Boorland andwife of Citra
who have just returned from Cali
fornia, were in the city yesterday.
The National Protective Legion
is incorporated under Jthe super
vision of the insurance depart
ment of New York. t
Dr. W. T. S. Vincent,, a nested
specialist from acksorjville, is Jin
the city, a guest of the Ocala
o Waverly N. Y., on Sept 26
paid to John Yatch 15 for one
week's sick benefit. ?
The telephone system will be in
full working order in a : few days.
It will be a great convenience to
our city. I
If you have an old bocfe that you
wish to preserve, take lit to the
Witness job office arid have it
The boys of No. 1 hose com
pany returned from Atlanta last
night. They do not think they
met with fair treatment up there.
For Rent. A ten-room house.
Hot and cold bath, two blocks
from square. Apply to fitG. Hay-
crait at city ticket omce 01 riant
Artist Gottlieb guarantees every
Portrait he makes to give entire
satisfaction. Studio opposite Mon
tezuma. Gottlieb makes Flash Light
Photos of Theater Parties, Bails,
Banquets, etc., at short notice, and
guarantees perfect, satisfaction.
Use our Eczema and Tetter Cure
for all cutaneous diseases; sure
cure for erysipelas, Tydings &
For Rent. Two nice, newly
papered and painted cottages; nice
neighborhood and close to square.
Apply to Dr. R. D. Fuller, over
Merchants' National Bank.
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
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 Ocala Branch of the Cove
nant Building and Loan Associa
tion has been organized a little
less than five years. During this
they have loaned in Ocala $25,000.
Best record of any national in the
city. M. M. Little, secretary and
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 our
buggy painted. His prices are
suited to the hard times.
F. P. Gadson, the well known
business manager of the Ocala
Commercial and Bazar Co., says
that business has picked up a good
deal in the last two or three weeks.
Although he does not expect as
good a trade as last year, still he is
putting in a fine stock and expects
to do a nice business this fall and
CITRUS CO. CHRONICLE.
The spur of the Hamburg phos
phate mines is being repaired, and
it is reported the mines will soon
resume ''operation. These mines
work about 200 men.
Citrus county is now shipping
oysters and fish all over the coun
try. The orage crop is short his
year, but the fish and oyster crop
is as large as ever, and the demand
was never better.
A man who was in DeLand last
spring announced that he could
handle a number of cars of swc.t
potatoes this fall for the northern
markets, with a profit of from to
to 45 cents per bushel to the
grower, says the Crescent City
Philosopher. Sweet potatoes are
now reported to be selling as high
as 50 cents per peck in some of
the northern markets.
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.
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AND - OPTICAL
Gleaning, Repairing and Engraving.
Postof f ice
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Drugs, Chemicals, Patent Medicines,
Fancy Goods, Stationery, &c.
Soda Water and Ice Cream.
Physician's Prescriptions Coref ully Compounded.
W. A. REDDING, flanager.
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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
High Grade Goods,
Low Q Prices.
Repairing and Engraving.
All Work Guaranteed at A. E. Btimett'S, Jeweler
Merchants' Block, Ocala, Fla.
W. S. GASKIN.
The : Green : Groee;
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 vou want it done neat and !
at Reasonable prices.
Guaranteed First-Class Work.
North Side Square, Ocala, F!a.
City Market, Ocala, Fla.
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,
OCALA HOUSE BARBER SHOP,
C. V. M c C O V
The oldest and best established
Barber in the city. Only expert
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