Vol. l.No. 128.
OCALA, FLORIDA, OCTOBER 28. 1895
Price Five Cents
PUBLISHED EVERY DAY IN THE WEEK EXCEPTING SUNDAY.
ALL OVER THE WORLD
A MAYOR SHOT.
Fort Myers, Fla., Oct. 28.
While returning from a business
FLASHES OVER THE WIRE IN A Strip to Twelve-mile creek, with
Boreland Bros., A. S. KelJs and
I George O. Barnes, of Citra, Fla.
a few days ago Mayor Robert B.
Leak, of this place, was accident! v
Items of Interest for Everybody Who ; and seriously wounded by a shot-
gun he was carrying in the buggy
being discharged, the contents
tearing away the flesh on the fore
arm, laying bare the arteries and
Desires to Keep up With
JUMPED. TO DEATH.
Tiffin, O., Oct. 28. In an at-,
tempt early this morning to avenge
the murder of August Schultz,
Tiffin's popular city marshal, who
was shot down in cold blood by
L-ander J. Martin, alias Williams,
a farmer of Hopewell township,
last Wednesday evening, two
more victims were added to the
tragic affair. At 1:30 o'clock a
mob of 150 infuriated men, many
of whom were under the influence
of liquor, attacked the jail in an
effo'rt to secure Martin and hang
him. A volley from a half dozen
Winchesters met them and two of
the mob were killed.
Poughkeepsie, N. Y Oct. 28.
Patrick "King" Callahan, more
familarly known as "King" Kalla
han, the professional bridge jum
per, leaped from Poughkeepsie
bridge into the Hudson river a
distance of 212 feet, at an early
hour yesterday morning. Callahan
was fatally injured, dying at 11:25
o'clock last night.
AN EDITOR DEAD.
Charleston. S. C, Oct. 28.
John A. Moroso, city editor of the
News and Courier, died suddenly,
this morning from a stroke ol
Washington, D. C, Oct. 28
As a result of the investigation
into the methods of the disbun-i
WISH THEY HAD PAID.
ing division of the state depart
ment, known as the bureau of ac
counts, Francis J. Kieckhcefer,
chief of the bureau, and Edward
Haywood, chief bookkeeper, have j
resigned at the request of Secre
No crimnality is alleged, but
Many were called but few have
paid. So Marshal Bargain nier
will summon something over a
hundred to appear at the city
court tomorrow and pay a street
fine of $3.50 or work that amount
out on the city streets. The rea
son the amount is so b?g is this:
Mr. Bargainnier asked the eligible
street-working citizens some weeks
Mr. Olney decided that the af-agofora dollar toward the city
fairs of the bureau had been care
lessly conducted and deemed a
selves with a hoe. The end is not
street tax fund. Some didn't have
it and others wouldn't pay it. So
now they must pay it with the fine
added, or work the streets. All
STOLEN OR MURDERED. who are not liberally supplied with
the ready funds will provide them
London, Oct. 28. Letters trom
Trebizonde, Turkish Armenia,
state that the number of victims
in the recent rioting are estimated
at 700, in the town and 200 in the
surrounding villages. Many Ar- Thc eighteen-month-old child of
menian women have vanished, and Mrs. Thomas died yesterday
there is scarcely a doubt that they morning at 7 o'clock, at the old
have been either murdered or kid- Methodist parsonage, of membra
napped Most of the houses oc- nous croup, and was buried yester
cupied by Armenians were burned. day evening at 3:30 in the r ew
There is great distress among the cemetery. Rev. J. P. Hilburn read
-purveyors, who in large numbers j the burial service.
are living in sheds or in the woods.
Madrid, Oct. 28. A dispatch to
the Imparcial from Havana says
that in an interview, Captain-
Genesal Campos said he was de- j first class meal.
termined to thoroughly try a(
policy of leniency toward the in
surgents. According to the dis
patch, Marshal Campos declared
that if a change in this policy was
found necessary, i5o,coo more
troops would be required to quell
the insurgents, and even then
75, coo men would perrish.
Oh, where is the street spi ink
ier on these windy days when the
dust is so disagreeable?
A full line of the latest barber
supplies will now be kept at C. V.
McCoy's barber shtp. Come and
Try our Sarsaparilla for all ttood ; examine them, they are pretty and
diseases, T dings & Co, cheap.
When you are hungry, go to
Misses Richards & Hallett's New
Brunswick Restaurant, and get a
The Oca'a Commercial and
Bazar Company is putting in a
heavy stock for the winter trade.
Fine fresh water fish today on
ice at L. S. Black's, stall No. n.
AFTER MANY MONTHS
THE LONG EXPECTED EVENT HAS
The First National iBank Pays a 15
per Cent dividend
GLAD NEVyS FOR OCALA
The long expected and anxiously
looked-for event happened today,
and many hearts are made glad."
Although 1 5 per cent of a de
posit is not anything like as good
as 100 per cent, still it is a great
deal better than none at all.
The Star man dropped into the
Bank this morning to watch a few
of the anxious throng receive
checks for their, money. Mr
Eckles, comptroller of the curren
cy, sent a receipt to each deposi
tor with the amount of his deposit
upon it, the receipt was for 15 per
cent, of the deposit and those re
ceipts are signed by the depositor
when he receivesover the long
disused, counter of the bank, a
check on the treasury for his
This payment is, a great thing
for the city in a; financial way
about $40,000, will' be paid out, of
which probably 25,000 will come
directly to Ocala. jA large part of
the remainder will? go throughout
The Epworth League requests
that on November ;3 special prayer
be made in all the churches
throughout the coiintry for the ad
vancement of the prohibition cause
and the suppression of the liquor
traffic throughou the United
States by the ballot cast Novem
ber 5. Also that every pastor de
liver a temperance oration from
his pulpit on that evening upon
the real duty of the Christian
Voter. We hope this request will
be complied with by every church
and minister in . Florida. The
signs of the times clearly indicate
that the fate of rum power in this
country is sealed; The saloons
must go, and with them all
Use our Eczema and Tetter Cure
for all cutaneous ; diseases; sure
cure for erysipelas. Tydings &
The lively song of the mosquito
is heard less of late. Cold weather
and these pests cannot assimilate.
You can carry $1000 to $5000
for $24 to $30 per j year in the Na
tional Protective Legion. F. C. W.
Williams, organizer, Mitchell Blk.,
Misses Sallie Humlong and Ida
Roberts and C. Tj Jolly of Ger
mantown, Ky., arrived in the city
yesterday and registered at the
Montezuma. They will be in the
city for several ays. Mr. Jolly
thinks of locating and buying
property in Ocala. i
AND - OPTICAL - GOODS.
Cleaning, Repairing and Engraving.
E""f AJ Guaranteed First-Glass Work.
North Side Square, Ocala, Fla.
Postqffice Drug" Store,
Drugs, Chemicals, Patent Medicines,
Fancy Goods, Stationery &c.
Soda Water and Ice Cream.
Physician's Prescriptions CorefuIIy Compounded.
W. A.: REDDING, flanager.
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 baker-.
One Door North from City Market, Ocala, Fla.
High Grade Goods,
' Low Grade Prices.
Repairing and Kngraving.
All Work Guaranteed at A. E. Burnett's, Jeweler
Merchants' Block, Ocala, Fla.
Having: just received a full'L'r.c of the
latest styles o rail millinery, wefare now
ready to please the ladies. I All r;e ask is
for you to call and see us.
Thanking: you for past favors, I ain
Mrs. C. A. Brown.
Mrs. D. IXC Hick
will display a beautiful line of Pattern Hats
Wed. andjThurs. Oct. 23 and 24, '95.
The Ladies are requested to attend. Gents can come too.
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