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Vol. II. No, 13.
OCALA, FLORIDA, JUNE 29, 1896. Price Five Cents PUBLISHED EVERY DAY IN THE VEEK EXCEPTING SUNDAV. FLORIDA SUMMER UKSORT FREAKS OF A CYCLOXT THE WEI HE It is strange why many of cur people will -go north to spend their summer vacations when there arc such resorts in easy reach and in our own state, too, as Amelia beach. Ouite a number cf our cit izens arc there now and arc just j delighted with the place. Among those summciig there are Mrs. J. Arcntz and children, Mr. and j Mrs. O. T. Green and children. Mrs. J. A. Rowell. and baby, and j Louis Brumby. The beach is ; thought by many to be the nnest in the state. All of the most con venient bathing apparatus is pro vided. There is no undertow and the prettiest bicycling cn the beach that one ever saw. The big hotel Strathmore, under the able management of Mrs. M. J. Bartlett, is all that the heart could wish. Large, cool rooms, long, shady verandas, and the best of Ub'e fare. Nearly all those connect :d with the house are Ocala people. Amelii beach is about two miles from Fernandina, with trains ahd hacks every few min utes. If you aro going off to spend the summer, do not go out of the state to spend your money. Norton & Davis, the new propri etors of the Ocala House Barber Shop, will give you as clean and easy a shave and as nice a hair cut as any barber in Ocala. Three experienced, fashionable barbers in the shop, Call and give them a trial, 3 24-tf. Ivghty-five pcoj. le were fed yes terday at the Toigne restaurant. The attaches and guests of The Ocala get their meals there. Un der the management of Mrs. Lamb and Mr. and Mrs. Fielder this restaurant has now become one ot the nicest and mostpopulir eating houses on this division of the road and is now a permanent iixture of the city. Evtiy one, in speaking of the house, com mends it very highly and r rawed pleased with the excellent fare, the scrupulous cleanliness of the place, and the first class attention shown to guests. The Pest Office drug store will give you the finest cream and best drinks in the city. II. F. Dutton & Co. are building a railroad from Clark to Trenton, a distance cf twenty miles. The road will connect Clark, on the South Florida division cf the Plant System, with the Suwanee river. Scott Walker has the contract for doing the grading, and has a large , force at woik on the road. A ru mor is current that the road, when finish'-d, will be bought by the At lantic, Suwanee River and Gulf railroad, which will use it as its western extension from Clark to the river. Sumterville Times. A. II. Meadows.at his wagon works near the F. C. & P. depot, has just finished repairing and painting a buggy which it was very difficul to distinguish from a new one. Mr. Meadows is a good carriage repairer and painter, and any one would do well to patron ize him. Harry Clarksor, the popular manager of Hubbard & MacDuffs hardware store, returned last right from Jacksonville, where he went with Mrs. Clarkson and the chil dren, who will spend some time in that city visiting relatives. WHAT DOES IT MILAN? Will the Florida Troops Be Needed ? Tallahassee, June 27. The As- TT ... . , . 1 a i ! united States has requested Ad- jutant General Houston to inform ! . r i . . . .1 , , . ! state troops tnorougniy to equip them for sivtv finvf;' servire.-Sne. i j i cial to the Citizen. The Ocala Rifles respectfully beg leave to suggest that they be j provided with suits of bullet and j machete proof clothes if there is any business going on. At the Yankee Novelty Works near the F. C. & P. depot we saw some beautiful mantles made cf Florida curly yellow pine. The work was very artistically done and the finishing would grace any ! residence. J. A. Rowell has returned from Amelia beach, where he went with u:.. r:i.. y, . tlt joyed the trip very much. Mrs. Rowell and the baby remain there for seme weeks yet. Dr. E. V. Chapin, the efficient prescription cleik at the Post Office drug store, went to Gaines ville yesterday to visit his family James Pitt man temporarily filled his place. The Montezuma, since the clos ing of The .Ocala, is the leadirg hotel cf the city. Its occommoda tions are first class and fully .up to the standard of Florida hotels. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Wells of Hartshorn are happy over the ar- rival at their house of a fine baby j boy. "Grandpa," Capt. G. M. Wells, is also happy, The Ladies' Missionary society will meet at the Baptist church to morrow c fternoon (Tuesday) at half past thrse o'clock. A large attendance is desired. A car cf lumber was unloaded Saturday at the Yankee Novelty works to be used in that enterpris ing factory in the manufacture of their numerous articles. Thc low wet place between Car - michael's and the railro-d his been filled in with earth, which greatly improves that part of town. A. B. Gartrell, formerly an Ocali typo, but now a prospercu merchant of Atlanta, has been vis iting his numerous friend's in this city. Will McConnell has returned from Savannah, where he was summoned on account of the se vere illness of his mother, whom he left improving. The weeds about the city are growing apace during the rainy weather and if our peop'e don't mind they will get a big start of them. Mrs. P. E. Williams and little sister, Lottie Kinsman, leave soon 1 u j iui wi uiuuu-uy cut-oca tu apenu a few weeks among the breakers and sea breezes. Slaughter Sale of Furniture. We are closing out at actual cost our immense line of Furni ture. All goods not sold by July 1 will be shipped to our branch store at r on iuyers. au oeiore the bargains are all sold out. F. E BUGBEE & CO. ear my o!d home in Marshall county, Kan ," said Mr. G. A. A. j Deane, of Little ; the Hotel Page, I'vGclr, j.'rii., at 'there occured a cyclone tne other day that per- 1 c r , 1 lormea a queer rear, it struct th 1 house cf a former neighbor of mine and scattered things m ious directions. A few days latr he got a letter that had been car ried by the wind and dropped in a small town in Nrbraska, 6; miles to tho northeast and not lon? af. tcrward some considerate strancci C1 mailed him his checkbook that had been found away down in Missouri, ico miles to the south west. "Nov, the truth of these state ments I wi I vouch for, as they ore made by one of the most reliable men I ever knew. Why" the two articles shouM have been carried in opposite directions I am unable to explain it's too deep for the unscientific mind and I commend it to some of Uncle Sam's torna- do experts in Washington. Washington Post. HOTEL ARRIVALS. THE OCALA. J. L. Inglis, Dunnellon; W D Hennessy, Miss Daicy Stuart, Hernando; J J Purdon, High Springs; W M Brooks, Floral City; D S Wood row, J R Mathewts, E R Knecht, city; E Van Espen, Fitzgerald; E W II enrich, St Louis; R F Hyman, Atlanta; L A Levy, D L Sternbcrger, Savannah; R P Manlev. Dalton, Gjl; Robert Puttie, New Orleans; J E Cok, Atlanta; S F Wiilard, Wethers- field, Conn. THE MONTEZUMA. F A Coron, Blue Springs; Mrs N Barco, Crystal River; II YV Lon, Martcl; Mrs J F Sherwood, Mrs V C Zimmerman, Miss Mar guerite Jackson, Inverness; J Y Andrews. B Wiilett, A L Mitchell J A Mellon. R V Iziar, R R Car roll and wife, ciiv; M D Bd, fr.- vernes?; f C Miiholl.ind, Weirs dale; E R Izlar, Anr.o; J S Fietch- ! er. Weir Paik; Miss JK-ulah Burt, j Qzellc; Mrs G J B swe 1, Miss A L Russell, Cry sta' Rive; E D Lu- cas. Grand Island; W v v r wi, St Louis; M Haughton, Jackson ville; W J Hillman ar.d wife, Mrs Brooks and child, S Kibber, W II Boswell, Inverness; C L Statton, Chattanooga. FOURTH OF JULY To All Points S'-juth of the Ohio and East of the Mississippi. Special rates to points north cf Live Oak, Lake Citv and Jackson vi le. Will sell on July 2 and 3 and for aH trains duo to arrive at destination bt fore noon July 4, at rate of about one and one third fire per round trip, To points south of Live Oak, Jake City and Jacksonville July 2. 3 and 4, will ! sel1 at one fare for round trip, all ' tickets limited for return until July 7, For information, specific rates and tickets to all points, call on agents. Ice Cream. Pineapple, Peach and Yanilli at j Post office dru -store. Star ads get there every time. Y Wat Under Montezuma Hotel, 5 no i ft 0 11U ib red G 1 ill OF OCALA, FLA. Accounts of Merchants and Individuals Solicited. 73 tWS S 13 ff DO This bank has the most extensive and secure safety deposit vaults in Florida. Boxes to rent 5, $10 and $1 5 per annum. Call and examine the vaults. II. C. WRIGHT, Cashier. twm awn ii, l The Latest Pattern fiats and Bonnets, and Millinery Notions. Mrs. C. A. Brown. Ladies arc cordially invited to call. -- V i- Si '. t'clows the prices A t-.-.tt: ' '.':- J'-: k - v-r. r ir ' THE Ocala Business Colle 10CALA, FLA. Complete Facilities for Instructions In Sook-Keeptng, ? Commercial Law, Shorthand, Penmanship, Typewriting, Business Arithmetic and Telegraphy. Boole-Keeping by Actual Business, Shorthand by the Eclectic System. Instruction Individual. Rates Reasonable. Day and Night Sessions. Call on or Address, j ZeButt Block. chmaKer, Jeweler AND - OPTICIAN Ocala, Fla. .Weifae. SIT fa ES The hatchet ot straightforward steadfastness cut the bonds of the colonies in I6. Washington succeeded because he deserved success. He was honest, earnest, truthful in business as well as in war. XV & try to apply his methods to the Jewelry business and to gain success by deserving it. To make the Fourth more glorious we offer Alarm Clocks guaranteed for one year at 86 cents each Fourth of July week. OcaJu, Fia. BLUE FLAME OIL STOVES Cheaper than Gas or Gasoline Just the thing for summer Call and examine. Price, 86 SO T S mi DmiV If hi Mf H P. Mil ftJLTS Milinerv S. R. BIRDSEY & CO. J. H. BRINSON, Prest.