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1 Spill E3 yl J! fl (SI Vol. I.--No. 184- OCALA, FLORIDA, DECEMBER 18. 1895. Price Five Cents PUBLISHED EVERY DA V IN THE WEEK EXCEPTING SUNDAY THE FLAG FETE. NOT SO. The first week of 1896 the ladies cf the Presbyterian church will give an entertainment at the opera house, consisting of drills,. songs, recitations, violin solos, etc., the whole to conclude with the unique Fete of Flags of All Nations. The following rations will par ticipate: England Miss Mayo, Mr. Nee ly; Miss Livingston, Mr. Cullen. Scotland Miss Sinclair, Mr, Mackay; Miss Etheridge, Mr. Wood row. France Miss Riche, Mr.-Van Echop; Miss Johanet, Mr. Riche. Germany Miss Reardon, Mr. Gudehus; Miss Newsom, Mr.Sparr. Italy Miss Waterman, Mr. Tay lor; Miss Pyatt, Mr. Mitchell. Spain Miss Gary, Mr. Wright; Miss Moody, Mr. Sinclair. Ireland Miss G. Green, Mr. S. Birdsey. Miss Cook, Mr. Frierson. Sweden Miss F. Crook, Mr. Davidson; Miss Brumby, Mr. Dale. Switzerland Miss Izlar, Mr. . Clark; Miss D. Thayer, Mr. J. Gerig. Greece Miss Aired, Mr. Earle; Miss Anthony, Mr. Helvmston. America Goddess of Liberty: Miss A," Martin; Miss Pasteur, Mr. Moody, Miss Thompson, Mr. E. Weathers. An item is being circulated in the press of the country to the ef fect tat we have sold the Star, or our interest in the same, to J A. Mellon This is a mistake. There has been no such trade made, but the Star continues to twinkle anr will brighten as the days go by, un der the present management. Additional Locals, Capt. Richardson is doing a live- 1 ly business of late at his stables, the bulk of which consists in taking out hunters and prospect ors. Portraits in all styles, and photo graphs from the card cameo to life size, at Gotilieb's. Studio opposite Montezuma Honl THE CHRISTMAS MARKET atches, Jewelry J. R. Tyson, a wholesale grocer of Jacksonville, and one of the owners ot the Stonewall phosphate mines, is at the Ocala house on business. FITZ AND WEBSTER. Fitz and Webster, who will be seen at the opera house on next Thursday evening, Dec. 19, in their successful musical farce com edy, 'A Breezy Time," are not at all behind the times in securing new and novel features for their perfoimance each year. This season, in addition to the beautiful Turkish Bell Gavotte, the Lawn Tennis Ouartette and the Bicycle Swells, they have intro duced a burlerque on that famous play, Trilby," which is having such a successful run at the Gar den Theater, New York city. It is a very laughable burlesque and has made ja. great impression wherever the company have ap peared so far this season. Special attention has bsen given to the makeup and dress of the characters that are introduced, which are Trilby, Svengali, Little Billee, Taffy, and the Laird. THE STREET SHOW. Billy LeTort, of the Second Bri gade of the "Breezy Times" com pany, gave a highly interesting stereopticon show on Rowell's corner last night. The arc light was turned off and the views were very good. Scenes of the world's fair and of "A Breezy Time" were shown among others. Quite a crowd gathered to witness the exhibition. The Ocala Steam Laundry wilt be glad to have all of its patrons call and see the way goods are handled and be convinced that the best of care is taken of goods. 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. The ladies of St. Margaret's Guild, at their market given last night in the old armory, met with splendid success, taking in about 5 Rowell.s Gentb. Kurnishiag 5u'dUUUL W1 Wl"uu Wtta Gooas are called price breakers clear money, it is needless to say they were well patronized. They desire us to say that they thank the people, one and all, who ren dered them so much valuable assistance. RATES TO KEY WEST. The fare to Key West on ac count of the state firemen's tourna ment is one and one-fourth fare for the round trip on all railroads in the, state, and from Port Tampa to Key West $15 for the round trip by steamer, which includes meals and beith. On sale Jan. 20 and 23. "J. A. Mellon has purchased a half interest in the Ocala, Ma., because he sells them at such low prices. A. F. Faircs of Okolona, Miss., is in the city and will visit his brother, C. F. Faires, the accom plished city ticket agent of the Plant System. My Christmas Slippers fit easy feet, fit hard feet, fit every taste and every pocket, and are just the thing lor a present. J. A. Rowell. A telegram has been received at the First National bank saying that E. W. Agnew's case was set for Jan 3. The boys have not gone to Jacksonville yet and are waiting the summons by telegram. Send your carpets to the Ocala Steam Laundry and have them AND - OPTICAL - GOODS Cleaning, Repairing and Engraving. Guaranteed First-Glass Work. North Side Square, Ocala, Fla. Fred Q.B. Weilie yr 7t- "a ztsa t Postoffice Drug Store, EG (DEALERS IN Drugs, Chemicals, Patent Medicines, Fancy Goods, Stationery, &c. Soda Water and Ice Cream. Physician's Prescriptions Coref ully Compounded. F. C. A L WORTH & CO. s1 AT 7 r i a 4. cleaned, which is cheaper than to Kvening Star from J. C. Porter 1 1 and A. L. Hardiner.' The above appeared in a news paper entitled The Fourth Estate, published in New York city. We wish to say for the information of the public that our trade with Mr. Mellon was reconsidered and by mutual consent declared off. Mr. buy new ones. Capt. J. A. Leonard, special agent of the Plant System, has been quite sick at the Ocala house for a week with an attack of bilious lever, but is now able to be cut. Richardson's stable will furnish you the nicest rigs in the citv at 9k CH1H team nnnhvv Mellon has gone into the real es-living prices. Call on him. Main tate business in Ocala with our es teemed friend and neighbor, J. T. Lancaster, and we understand is doing a rushing business. street, north of square. Col. T. V. Harris, the hustling census taker, left today for Tampa on important business. Mr. Harris 3obanson Bros., proprietors Work for Transient Customers Finished Same Day Received. f Speeial Prices to Families. Jarpet cleaning and specialty. lace curtains a The Covenant Building and' will give the census of the city and TclcpllOllO No. 12. , few Loan association will Dav vou 8 ner i countv for publication in a - 1 J J L I cent for the use of your money, or days, loan you theirs at 6 per cent. Which do you prefer ? M. M. All patrons of tne Ocala Steam Little will explain to you. j Laundry are invited :o visit on Wednesday and 1 hursday af ter G. W. Reynolds and wife from noons and see how laundry work is Peoria, 111., arrived in the city yes- done. terday, and have engaged meals"; s. R. Birdsey & Co. will have Ocala, Florida. HOLIDAY OPENING with Mrs. J. N. Edwards in the Baptist Witness building. Mr. Reynolds has a position in the freight department at the Florida Southern depot. The Star wel comes Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds to their opening of the new store in a few dav?. The store when com pleted will be one of the largest and best stocked grocery, crockery and general stores in the city. For Rent. A ten-room house. our city and bespeaks for them the j Hot and cold bath two blocks from square. Apply to H. G. Hay craft at city ticket office of Plant System. kindly consideration of all its reac - ers. $16,500.37 paid to 44 members by the National Protective Legion on Oct. 16, 1895. Their coupons having. matured for the first five Thomas E. Peary, J. B. Meek and wife, and Mrs. N. Rat cliff, cf Burke's Garden, Ya , arrived in t file OCALA NEWS DEPOT, s Thursday Dec. 1 2th. A Full Line of Toys, Gaines, Wagons, Vases, Cups and Saucers, Fancy Goods and All Kinds of Xmas Goods and Fire Works cala News Depo I years . period, They . Won While j town last night and are domiciled I nnnrr .' Living. Judge Orear and George Hamil ton, with the wife and mothi r of the latter, all of Mount Stirling, Kv., are in the city, stopping at Miss Wilson's. The gentlemen are enthusiastic sportsmen and have a fine kennel of dogs, and are greatly enjoying themselves stroll ing in the sunny south. You want the Star. at the Montezuma. They came to Florida for pleasure, and could not have selected a better location than Ocala. FOR RENT. A suite of tw elegant rooms and a bathroom; can be had furnished or unfurnished. Terms low. Lo cation best in city. Address P. O. box 243, 17-3 High Grade Goods, Low Grade Prices. Repairing and Engraving. All Work Guaranteed at A. E. Burnett's, Jeweler ; Merchants' Block, Ocala, Fla.