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OCALA, FLORIDA, OCTOBER 2q, 1895. Price Five Cents PUBLISHED EVERY DAY IN "THE WEEK EXCEPTING SUNDAY. ALL OYER THE WORLD FLASHES OVER THE WIRE IN A CONDENSED FORM. Items of Interest for Everybody Who Desires to Keep up With the Times, PLANT AT ATLANTA. Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 29 Three train-loads of the employes of the Plant railroad and steamship sys tem, and of the Southern Express company, came here to. celebrate the 76th birthday of President H. IV Plant. Mr. Plant's railways cover the states of the South At lantic coast, his steamship lines extend from Nova Scotia to Ha vana and Jamaica, and his express cover all the territory from the Po tomac to the Rio Grande. He has been a copspicuous figure in trans portation circles in the South ever since the war. His employes were given a holiday to come to the ex position, and it was in the auditor ium on the exposition grounds that the anniversary was celebrated Many of the general officers of the Plant properties came and every department was represented down to the track hands. STILL KILLING. Constinople, Oct. 29 Private advices from Armenian sources re port the occurrence of a terrible massacre near Baiburt, on the road between Erzeroum and Trebizonde. These reports allege that five hundred Mussulman Laizes.farmed with Martini-Henry rifles, sup ported by Turkish inhabitents made an unprovoked attack upon Armenian inhabitents of several villages, and further alleged that a number of young men and women were burned alive at stakes and that many women were outraged and horribly mutilated. SPAINIARDS INSULTED. Key West, Fla,, Oct. 29. The recent celebration in the United States of the anniversary of the first revolution in Cuba has caused great indignation among the Span iards. They hold that the celebra tion was a gross insult to spain, and that the United States should be forced to apologize. The Span ish organ of Havana, La Union Constitutional, is especially bitter in its comments, and these com ments are significant inasmuch as they are inspired by the Spanish government. MOVED. George D. Courtney the well known groceryman, has closed his store near the market and will open another somewhere on Mag nolia near the I7. C. & P. depot. Subscribe ft r the Star. MURDERER RETURNS. Opeiika, Ala., Oct. 29. Mr. Tom Hunt, of Salem, in this county, killed Mr. John Harvey, of the same place 1 5 years ago, in a dif ficulty brought on by an argument over some stock. Hunt disap peared and he has not been seen or heard of for 1 5 years. Thurs day he returned and gave himself up to the sheriff, but the indict ment against him is lost and all the eye-witnesses to the killing are dead and nothing will be done with the case. TO WATCH. Washington, D. C., Oct. 29 The Madrid morning paper, El Imparcial, has sent a correspon dent to Washington to report affairs of Spanish interest occur ing here during the Cuban insur rection. The representative, Ramon Gasset, is about 28 years of age and a son of the proprietor of the Journal. He is hampered by the fact that he understands no English, but expect to overcome that difficulty, in part, before con gress meets. NOT YET ARRESTED. Sylvnnia, Ga., Oct. 29. There is no change in the situation growing out of the assassination of Sheriff Brooker by the Zeigler boys. The Zeigler boys are at their home. The sheriff has attempted to get a posse to arrest them, but has thus far not succeeded. IN THE PEN. Raleigh, N. C Oct. 29. John M. Benson, defaulting treasurer of Bladen co, was placed yesterday in the penitentiary to serve three years. The crime was committed three years ago, the amount em bezzled being $6,000. CITY COUNCIL. V The city council met last night to discuss the resignation of Dr. R. D. Thompson as a member of the board of equalization. His resignation was accepted and B, A. Weathers was elected to fill his place. Members present were: President Mclvir, Hocker, McKay, Pearson and Rowell. BADLY HURT. Frankie French was thrown from a horse near Silver Springs yesterday and had his leg broken in two places. Drs. Izlar and Newsom were sent for and set the broken bones. The boy at last re ports was doing well. MAYOR'S COURT. The case of the city vs. the de linquent taxpayers was continued until Monday. M. Fishel and S. L. Bitting were up for breach of the peace and their cases were continued until tomorrow morning. For Sale. A 5x8 view camera. Inquire at this orficc. BIGGIST SHOW ON EARTH. Sells Brothers Great Three Ring Circus and Menagerie. "The times change and we have changed with them," said the Roman philosopher. It may also be said that these changes are not always for the better, but often bring retrogression and decay; and 1 this is particularly true of the cir cus of today. In fact, since the great ring-master Death, gave Adam Eorepaugh and P. T. Bar num their final cues, it may be re marked that but one truly and great circus remains, that of the Sells Brothers, which will exhibit at Ocala, Nov. 15. MERCHANTS' EXCURSION. Now while the bank is paying off a portion of the depositors money, why can't our merchants get up a merchants' excursion to Ocala over all roads and gather the scattered depositors in, so that they may receive their money, pur chase a nice bill of goods and leave a good portion of the outside de posits in our city. This is a sug gestion, let some one take the mat ter up. ,. FOLLOW ORDERS. "Confound it!" exclaimed Jack son. "What a stupid fellow that jeweler is," "How so?" Inquired his friend. "Wrhy, I told him the other day that I wanted engraved on the en gagement ring the letters from A. to Z.' 'from Arthur to Zenobia,' you know and the idiot went to work and put in the whole alpha bet." London Telegram. ANOTHER MINE OPEN. The tramway from York mines, nine miles southwest of Ocala to Ocala, connecting with the F. C. & P., near this place is now finished and some rock is being shipped. This is a good mine and we are glad to see that some returns are to be realized from the rock that has been mined so long. FROM HER STANDPOINT. He The doctor has told me to take a walk every evening for eve ning for exercise, but he says I ought to have some object in view. She Why not think of home? N. Y. Herald. ATTENTION FIREMEN! There will be a meeting of the firemen tonight at Reel house No. 1, and business of importance will be discussed. Let all firemen be present. You can carry $1000 to $5000 for $24 to S30 per year in the Na tional Protective Legion. F. C. W. Williams, organizer, Mitchell Blk., Ocala, Ma. Steve Jewett left yesterday for New York City where he goes to be treated at a medtcal institute. We sincerely hope this most es temable young man will find relief from his sufferings. w afches, AND - OPTICAL - GOODS. Cleaning, Repairing and Engraving. 1 IT PrpHfi R 1 Postoffice DEALERS IN Drugs, Chemicals, Patent Medicines, Fancy Goods, Stationery, &c. Soda Water and Ice Cream. Physician's Prescriptions Corefully Compounded. m W. A. REDDING, flanager. v4. AvAAA. Avr A A A miA MRS. M. E. HODGE, "Dress Making and General Sewing. LAIlCutting, Sewing and Fitting done in the Latest Style, at the Lowest Prices and on short notice. "Rooms LI pstairs, NJorth Side Square. Ocala, Fla. ACME HOTEL, North Magnolia St., Morth of F. C. & P. Depot, OCALA, FLA. Has been thoroughly remodeled end refurnished throughout Beautitul airy rooms and best table bOeird to be had in the city for tht money. Rates $1.00 per Day. High Grade Goods, Low Grade Prices. Repairing and Engraving. All Work Guaranteed at A. E. Burnett's, Jeweler Merchants' Block, Ocala, Fla. FALL MILLINERY! Having just received a full line of the latest styles of fall millinery, we are now ready to please the ladie3. All we ask is for you to call and see us. Thanking you for pa3t favors, I am Kindly yours, Mrs. C. A. Brown. New Fall millinery Goods. Mrs. ZD. nXE Hiek is carrying a beautiful line of Pattern Hats and Everything New and Stylish in the Millinery Line. Call and examine Jewelry Guaranteed First-Glass Work. North Side Square, Ocala, Fla. Wei he Drug Store, Special Rates by the Week. goods and get prices. 7 . . . ....... fk 1