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Vol. I. No. 199.
Price Five Gents PUBLISHED EVERY DAY IN THE WEEK EXCEPTING SUNDAY. PLEASURE RK1GNED. The Girls of rhe Osceola Club Wear th- Laurels. The home of Mr. and Mrs. D TZ Mclvrr was a scene of gay ety lat evening. It was abou half past eight o'clock last evening, when the Osceola Club boys, who had to awa'.t th arrival of the gir's. heard the carriages rolling over the paved str-ets, wenong their way up the different avenues to the homes af the girls, whose hearts stood still as they jumped in and went haster.ing onward to the place o rendezvous. Tne boys wer ready after primp'ng a short time, so it was not long before thry were aU jur neying on towards tne lovrlv man sion of Mr and Mrs. Mclver, whrr they found tht esteemed hostess at her post ready to re ceive, wmch she did n such a hos puable mannt r that ad felt at ease to do jusr as they p'eased. Alter bninic there a short while, diocirig was proposed, and ere the first strains of Prof. Pike's most excellent mu-oc died away the girls had secured partners and were whirling with enjoyment in tne mazy waltz. This amusement was indulged in until the hostess announced supper, when forthwith-, the girls fi.und their partners and ad journed to the next room, wheie their eyes were delighted with the sit;ht of the most elegant supper of the season. Th r everything good was to be found, and surely none iai td to do justice to Mich a feast. Atterali had sa fi d their ap petites, dancing was again resort ed to, until at ast ir. was time for the boys to be at home, so each guest bid the honored host and hostess good night and went joy fully on his way, all beclaring that it wai the most enjoyable evening they had spentjn many a day. HOOK AND LADDER. At a reu'a mect'ng f the M :chanici Hook and Ladder Company, N . 1. held last nigtit, the following officers wre elected for the ensuing year: President W. C. Bull. Foreman F. C. Gardner. Assistant form in C. H. Cress Secretary John Hullen. Treasurer Few Jones. For Messrs. Bull. Cress ano Gardner this will bs tne third term as officers in the company; holding the positions they now fill. They have been untirin in their work for te dr payment. FORT KING CLUB. The youn fo'ks of the Fort King Social Club give ad lightful little party at the residence of Mrs Jeffie Bell on Fort King ave nue last n;gnt. Music, games and refreshments were indulge! in, and a mis. en joyable time was sp nt by all. Chickens and ducks at Constans. M E. SUNDAY SCHOOL. Thr wis a bus'nss mating of the Methodist Sunday school last nih", at which the following officers and teachers were elected to serve the present year: C'ass I Mrs. F. P. Gffney. wiih Mrs. R. L. Harper as assist ant. Cl iss 2 Miss Jessie Blake. C ass 3 -Miss Lillas A'lred. Class 4 Miss Edkb Shaw lass 5 Miss Mary HatVle. Cl-ss 6 M'ss fyrnce Giffney. Class 7 Mrs. M M Li'tie. Class 8 Mr-. R. W. Erwm. Class 9 Mis Emma Smith. Oass io Miss MirV Mayo. Cass ii K P iaffney. Cass 12 E L. L-. Oas- 13 VV. L D'tto Class 14 William Richeldcr. Secretary Jusii F. Ogle. Treasurer Mrs. M. M. Little. Librarian Thomas Whaley. Assistant librarian Tnomas H mis. The officers and teachers r.f the Methodist Sunday school fire el cted for only one year at a time and their term expires with the last Sunday m The year. There was also a short business session o' te Epworth League. The officers and teachers of the Sunday school are earnestly re quested to be present promptly at 9:30 next Sunday moaning. The pastor wi 1 dHiver a short address to them before the recitations, M. M. Little, Superintendent. EMANCIPATION DAY. The colored people of our town gave one ot the finest entertain- ments eve uivn in the state, i which was attended by mast of J hc colored people of the town. All of the leading members of j , . , 1 colored society took part m the: r . , xercises, and never were heard , , r , i from the bps of colored people , ... . , r better delivered addresses, or- sweeter music. Quite a number of ! our white citizens were present) Miss Helen Cochrane of Lake-; and took a uood deal of interest in , land; who has been on a visit to the exercises. The meeting was,her sister, Mrs. Irvine of this city, ; held in Mitchell's hall, which was j for several weeks, left yesterday j very tastefully decorated with 1 for her hom - Mi'3S Cochwe is j flowers and evergreens. The col- ored people of Ocala deserve great 1 credit for their l.terary, musical j ana oratoncai accompusnments. j iu udiLMu auauuwu. trraphs fmm the card cameo to life , at Gottlieb's Studio opposite , Montezuma Hotel. j y - , , , ! Among the several candidates f r the office of sanitary inspector know of none more d -serving ; ban C. H. Crtss. who has de-i voted a great deal cf time to the fire department, and has put in many a hard day's work on the houses and the hook and ladder truck, for which he always refused to accept any recompense. We feel sure Mr. Cress would serve the city with an honest regard for its interests. The gitt of the city offices should be bestowed upon j thoss who have served her. Fort Myers oranges at Constans. Additional Loca's, Howard Chaille, the popular foreman of the Ocla Banner, has returned from a week's visit to St. Petersburg. Turkeys and fresh eggs at Con stat) s Hon. VV. S, Jennings of Brooks vitic, speaker ot the house ot, rep resentatives, is in the city on legal business For Rent. A ten-room house. Ht and colo bath, two blocks from square. . Apply to H G Hay raft nt city ticket office ot Plant Svsiem. . Our popu'ar rcil estate ag nt, S. VV Te-gue, returned yesterday from a viii to his tamily at Lady Lake. Y'u can carry $1000 to $5-00 for $24 to $3 per year in th- Na tional Proactive Legion. F. C. VV Williams, organ z-r, Mitchell Blk,, 0-a!a, Fia. The c d weather north L rapid ly driving the winter tourists to F nda, and Ocla is gertmg her usual share of them. $16,500 37 paid to 44 members by ific Natl nal Protective Legion on Oct 16. 1895. Their coupons having niatuiea for the firsr five yers period, They Won While Living. Capt. F. D. Pooser relapsed to day and is very ill at his residence on North Man street. Dr. Fred erc is in attendance upon him. For Sai.k. One half Spitz and Sheperd dog 3 ears old and is very watchful and fond of children. Also one Pug which is trained to do many triers. I will sell both chap. Address 'G" care Star, Ocala, Fla. This is ths year 1996, and may it be one of the most profitable years our state has ever experi- enced. n r'r ir -n - i Prof J. vV. Fame, superintend- c .r , T , ent of tne Meidows Land Compv .... . , nv, will leave in a day or two for AT' . -,T , , . , ties, Mich., on bitrineis tor the rnmnn nvr a sister in-law of the Hon. W. II. Reynolds of Lakc-and. Miss Alice Collins, formerly of i Qcala but now of Newnansviile, passed through the ciry yesterday on ber tQ visic reativcs at j . , , Dade Cltr n hcr return bhe ; will probably spend two veeks m I the brick city visiting friends. I K. A. Randall vill return to , Ni es, Mich., in a few days in the interest of his company, the! Meadows Land and Improvement j Company. He will be back and ! lorth periodically as calls. his business Since the freeze of 1895 v""c no tice a marked increase throughout the state in the number of immi- gration and colonization schemes j Deing organized, lhe benefit that the state will derive from this mode of colonization is beyond our power to estimate. Watches, ' Jewelry AND - OPTICAL - GOODS. Gleaning, Repairing and Engraving. Fre WW Posioitice d DEALERS IN em Drugs, Chemicals, Patent Medicines, Fancy Goods, Stationery, &c. Soda Vater, Coca-Cola, Hot Coffee and Beef Tea. Physician's Prescriptions Carefully Compounded. F. C. ALWORTH & CO. 4 WW eat St 3obanson Bros., iproprictors. Work for Transient Customers Finished Same Day Received. Special -Prices to Families. lCarpet cleaning specialty. Telephone To. 12. IIUV 11 94 24 M OCALA NEWS D 2.1 YOU WILL FIND i A Full Line of Toys, .Games, Wagons, Vases, Cups and Saucers, Fancy Xmas Goods and Fire Works "W JT2 0'IvKS.A.L 1$, AXi J3t&VJ.l J.. O'GS 3 j e i 9 High Grade : Goods, Low Repa iring and' Engraving. . - All Work Guaranteed at A. JD. OtimettS, Jeweler: : v ; '' - Merchants' Block, Ocala, Fla. - Guaranteed First-Class "Work. Under Montezuma Hotel, Ocala, Fla. Q vvvv ffifc 7 JV Store, 7 Oris m JOf- l-M S) M WW W WV? VvV." V 7 &)s27 s7 sy r vVf ? and lace curtains a Ocala, Florida. Goods and All Kinds of Grade Prices. mmbvv POT lews