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OCALA EVENING STAB, WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16, 1918
Prof. Chattaway says that if wea
ther and other conditions are favor
able, the band will give a concert to
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Paper Drinking Cups, 25 to pack
age, ten cents at Gerig's Drugstore.
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The Ocala friends of Q. M. Serge
ant Travis Collier, "somewhere in
France," are having an opportunity
to admire his photo, taken just before
sailing. Travis looks mighty effi
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Your physician puts all his knowl
edge, skill and experience at work
when he writes your prescription; so
do we when we fill that prescription.
G. C. Green & Co., phone 424. , tf
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-The Odd Fellows did not meet last
night, and will not until matters re
sume their normal condition.
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Let us supply your TOILET AR
TICLES. Our line is complete, and
the prices always reasonable. The
Court Pharmacy. Phone 284. tf
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Mr. John H. Strunk,N Jr., returned
home last night, from a several weeks
vacation, visiting in Baltimore, Rich
mond and Charlottesville, Va., Wash
ington, , Savannah, Charleston and
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Mr. II. C J one- nas " Aold his fine
hotel property, the Colonial and Wis
teria, to Messrs. Surrency airJ Prine
of Bowling Green. The hotels are at
present leased, and we have not heard
.whether the new owners will try to
call oft the lease or not. ;' '
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The pride of the Court Pharmacy is
its prescription department. Every
prescription is carefully compounded
as ordered by your physician NO
SUBSTITUTION allowed. Phone 284.
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Paper Drinking Cups, 25 to pack
age, ten cents at Gerig's Drugstore.
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No substitutes and no delay in our
prescriotion work. Let us serve you.
G. C. Green & Co., phone 424. tf
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Three delivery boys to car
ry the Star, Apply at
STAR PUBLISHING CO.
Fairfield, Oct. 16. We have several
cases of influenza in our little burg.
We hope, however, that the patients
will soon be all right again.
' Mr. Clarence Yongue who is well
known by most everyone in this part
of the country, having lived here dur
ing childhood, is visiting relatives and
Mr. Yongue has been in the navj
four years and has re-enlisted for an
other four , years. His friends are
glad to know he is doing so-well.
Miss Mary Bryce of Ocala is visit
ing Miss Irene Rou.
Mr. and Mrs. Whit Du Puis of
Southside were visitors in our burg
Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Mack and little
son Carl were the guests of Mrs.
Mack's sister, Mrs. Charlies Boyles,
at her home near Sparr, Saturday
night and Sunday.
Mr. Everett Miller returned home
yesterday ' from Oklawaha, where he
has been visiting his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. E. H! Miller.
Mr. Glenn Kinard went to Ocala
last week, where he has a position
with the Ocala Iron Works. .
Mr. Lot returned home yesterday
from a few days visit to-Jacksonville.
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With the American Army in
.France, Oct. 16. (Correspondence of
the Associated Press) An instance
of cowardly treachery on the part of
a captured German officer who' had
been wounded and who had been of
fered help by an American officer is
told by Lieutenant Edward Nichols,
of Jamaica, N. Y.
After the last big drive by the
allies -in August, Lieutenant Nichols
'was placed in charge of a company
of soldiers whose task it was to clear
the field of American dead and wound
ed. Although his duties did not re
quire him to aid the German wounded
on the field until the Americans were
disposed of, Lieutenant Nichols, who
is only 23 years old, went to the as
sistance of a German infantry officer
who seemed more than any of his
comrads to be in need of succor.
The lieutenant in the act of un
t fastening his canteen and giving the
wounded man a drink of water when
the German drew a revolver while
the unsuspecting American's face was
turned, and aimed it at the head of
Before he could pull the trigger,
however, a quick-witted American
sergeant plunged his bayonet through
the German's heart. The" German's
act was condemned even by his cap
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There will be no' meeting of the
Woodman Circle until further notice.
Mamie Whitley, Guardian
Rylla A dams, Clerk
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Do you read the want ads?
HUTCH CONE HURT
American Officer Who Spent His Boy
hood Days in Ocala Was on the
Lake City, Oct, 16. (Special) A
former Columbia county man was a
passenger on the ill-fated steamship
Leinster when she was sunk by a
Capt. Hutch R. Cone is in charge of
the American Naval Airship , service
and suffered a broken leg in this dis
aster, swimming , ashore in that con
dition. He is the oldest son of Mr.
D. N. Cone of Benton, Columbia coun
ay, was born and raised at that place
and afterwards became a cadet at An
napolis, having risen from time to
time to the rank of captain.
Captain Cone was in the famous
battle of Manila Bay with Admiral
ewey. He is also the brother of Dr.
Dan Cone, of White Springs, Mrs.
Will Mathis, of White Springs, and
Jack Cone, of Benton, a cousin of At
torney Fred C. Cone, of Lake City,
besides having otherwise a large con
nection in Lake City and Columbia
county. Jacksonville Metropolis
The above brings to mind to Ocala's
older citizens one of the tragic chap
ters in the history of the town.
It has been thirty years ago, but
many here can remember the shoot
ing of Chief of Police George Hous
ton Cone by a desperado. It was. a
case of murder pure and simple, and
the citizens were -very indignant with
the sheriff for not making a prisoner
of the assassin.
Marshal Cone had a desperate
wound, but there was a chance of sav
ing him, if the bullet, which lodged
under his spinal column, could be
extracted. Several physicians, among
them Dr. E. Van Hood, worked night
and day to save him. v
Dr. ; Hood, accomnajned by Hutch
Cone, then a mere boy, took the
wounded man to White Springs, and
there nursed him almost three
months. Their efforts were unavail
ing and the wounded man passed
away.- . W '.'T "'
A strong fellowship, which yet ex
ists, had meantime sprung up be
tween young Cone and Dr. Hood.
Cone gave the doctor a valuable book,
a standard medical authority, which
he has since read so many times tnat
it shows no signs of wearing out. Dr.
Hood showed us the book this morn
ing, with i'H. I. Cone," written in a
large rambling hand on the flyleaf.
The man who fatally wounded
Marshal Cone was finally captured
and tried, and acquitted on a techni-'
calitp. - ' r '':' :t
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DON'T USE TELEPHONE y
UNLESS YOU HAVE TO
The Telephone Company is doing
all in its power to give prompt ser
vice. Please don't use your telephone
unless compelled to do so. Cooperate,
we win weather the epidemic without
serious interference with the service.
All -non-subscribers should be refused
use of your telephone, except to call a
doctor and turn in fire alarm.
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WAR THIS WINTER' ''
With the American Forces in
France, Oct. 16. (Correspondent of
the Associated Press) Marshal Foch
is the only man who knows just what
move he is planning for tomorrow oi
next week or next month, but there is
growing in the fighting armies a feel
ing that the German is not going to
be permitted to rest this winter.
Fight in good weather and dig in
for the bad has become almost an
accepted principle in this war. Men
trained in the- theory of war "prior to
1914 and in its practice since have
agreecT every year to the uselessriess
of attempting to drive the . enemy
from its trenches once the rain and
sleet and snow set in, but there are
indications that the initative taken
by the allies in July will be retoined
regardless of bad weather.
If Marshal Foch calls upon his
army" groups to continue jumping at
the Germans they will and they will
do it as they did in he early part of
the war for, in addition to the rein
forcement that America has provided,
there is a spirit revived. The French
are fighting with confidence restored
and the British are going "in with
greater enthusiasm than had been ap
parent for many months. They are
not merely "carrying on." They are
slashing away like one does when he
knows there is another one right by
his; side hitting just as hard.
The, Germans are not exhausted.
They are not so, badly fed. Their
clothing is not bad and they prob
ably have plenty of ammunition not
withstanding the enormous stores
they have abandoned. But there is
something wrong and men who have
commanded troops in the recent
are incluined to believe it is the reali
zation by the people of Germany of
the hoplessness of keeping up the
fight against a foe who obviously-is
growing stronger instead of weaker.
German newspapers, official and
semiofficial documents and private
lelters that occassionally come to the
hands of the allied troops no longer
contain sneers regarding the Ameri
can assistance. It is recognized that
the American army cannot be dispos
ed of so easily.
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Prompt delivery of nrescrlDtions is
the watchowrd here. Tell yon physic
ian to leave them with us. We allow
no substitution. The Court Pharmacy.
Phone 284. tf
ADVICE ON FLU
U. S. Public Health Service Issuei
Official Health Bulletin
LATEST WORD ON SUBJECT.
Epidemic Probably Not 8panlsh In
Origin Germ 8till Unknown Peo
ple Should Guard Against "Droplet
Infection" Surgeon General Blue
Makes Authoritative Statement.
Washington, D. C.-(Special.) Al
though King Alphonso of Spain was
one of the victims of the Influenza epi
demic in 1893 and again this summer,
Spanish authorities repudiate anj
claim to Influenza as a "Spanish" dis
ease. If the people of this country do
not take care the epidemic will be
come so widespread throughout th'e
United States that soon we shall hear
the disease called "American" influ
enza. .In response to a request for definite
Information concerning Spanish Influ
enza, Surgeon General Rupert Blue of
the D. S., Public Health Service has
authorized the following official Inter
view: . '
What Is 8panlsh Influenza? Is it
something new? Does It come from
"The disease now , occurring In this
country ' and called 'Spanish Influen
za resembles a very contagious kind
of 'cold accompanied by fever, pains
Coughs and 'Sneezes
v Spread Diseases
As Dangerous as Poison Gas Shells
Is- the head, eyes, ears, ba'ck or other
parts of the body and a feeling of se
vere sickness. In most of the cases the
symptoms disappear after three or four
days, the patient then rapidly recover
ing. Some of the patients, however,
develop ' pneumonia, or inflammation
of the ear, or meningitis, and many of
these- complicated cases die. Whether
this so-called 'Spanish' influenza is
identical with the epidemics of Influen
za of earlier years Is not yet known.
"Epidemics of Influenza have visited
this country since 1647. It is Interest
Ing to know that this first epidemic
was brought here from; Valencia,
Spain. Since that time there have
been numerous epidemics of the dis
ease. - In 1889 and 1890 an epidemic
of influenza, starting somewhere in the
Orient, spread first to Russia and
thence over practically the entire civ
ilized world. Three years later there
was another flare-up of the disease.
Both times the epidemic spread wide
ly over the United States. ,
""Although the present epidemic Is
called 'Spanish influenza, -there Is no
reason to believe that It originated in
Spain. Some writers who have studied
the question believe that the epidemic
came from the Orient and they call at
tention to the fact that the (Hermans
mention the disease as occurring along
the eastern front in the summer and
fall of 1917."
How can "8panlsh Influenza" be rec
ognized? There Is as yet no certain way in
which a single case of 'Spanish influ
enza' can be recognized. On the oth
er hand, recognition is easy where
there is a group of cases. In contrast
to the outbreaks of ordinary coughs
and colds, which usually occur in the
cold months, epidemics of Influenza
may occur at any season of the year.
Thus the present epidemic raged most
intensely In Europe In May, June and
July. Moreover, in the case of ordi
nary colds, 'the general' symptoms
(fever, pain, depression) are by no
means as severe or as sudden in their
onset as they are in influenza. Final
ly, ordinary colds do not spread
through the community so rapidly or
so extensively as does influenza.
"In most cases a person taken sick
with influenza feels sick rather sud
denly,. He feels weak, has pains in the
eyes, ears, head or back, and may be
sore all over. Many patients feel
dizzy, some vomit. Most of the pa
tients complain of feeling chilly, and
with this comes a fever in which the
temperature rises to 100 to 104. In
most cases the pulse remains relative
"In appearance one is struck by the
fact that the patient looks sick. His
eyes and the inner side of his eyelids
may be slightly bloodshot, or 'con
gested, as the doctors say. There
may be running from the nose, or
there may be some cough. These signs
of a cold may not be marked; never
theless the patient looks and feels very
"In addition to the appearance and
the symptoms as already described,
examination of the patient's blood may
aid the physician In recognizing Span
ish Influenza, for it has been founjfr
that in this disease the number of
white corpuscles shows little or no In
crease above the -normal. It Is possi
ble that the laboratory investigations
now being made through the National
Research Council and the' United
States Hygienic Laboratory will fur
nish a more certain way in which indi
vidual cases of this disease can be
What is the course of the disease?
Do people die of it?
"Ordinarily, the fever lasts from
three to four days and the patient re
covers. But while the proportion of
dtatns in the present epidemic has
generally been low. In some places the
outbreak has been severe and deaths
have been numerous. When death oc
curs it is usually the result of a com
What causes the disease and how Is
"Bacteriologists who have studied in
fluenza epidemics In the past have
found In many of the cases a very
small rod-shaped germ called, after its
discoverer, Pfelffer's bacillus. In other
cases of apparently the same kind of
disease there were found pneumococd,
the germs of lobar pneumonia. Still
others have been caused by strepto
cocci, and by others germs with long
names. fa S
"No matter what particular kind of
germ causes the epidemic, it is now
believed that influenza Is always
spread from person to person, the
germs being carried with the air along
with the very small droplets of mucus,
expelled by coughing or sneezing,
forceful talking, and the like by one
who already has the germs of the dis
ease. They may also be carried about
in the air in the form of dust coming
from dried mucus, from coughing and
sneezing, or from careless people who
spit on the floor and on the sidewalk.
As in most other catching diseases,- a
person who has only a mild attack of
the disease himself may give a very
severe attack to others."
What should be done by those who
catch the disease? '
"It is very important that every per
son who becomes sick with influenza
should go home at once and go to bed.
This will help keep away dangerous
complications and will, at the same
time, keep the patient from scattering
the disease far and wide. It is highly
desirable that no one be allowed to
sleep in the same xoom with the pa
tient. In fact, no one but the nurse
should be allowed In the room.
"If there is cough, and sputum or
running of the eyes and nose, care
should be taken that all such dis
charges are collected on bits of gauze
or rag or paper napkins and burned.
If the patient complains of fever and
headache, he should he given water to
drink, a cold compress to the forehead
and a light sponge. Only such medi
cine should be given as is prescribed
by the doctor. It is foolish to ask the
druggist to prescribe and may be dan
gerous to take the so-called 'safe, sure
and harmless' remedies advertised by
patent medicine manufacturers.
"If the patient is so situated that be
can be attended only by some one who
must also look after others In the fam
ily, it is advisable that such attendant
wear a wrapper, apron or gown over
the ordinary house clothes while In the
sick room and slip this off when leav
ing to look after the others
"Nurses and attendants will do well
to guard against breathing in danger
ous disease germs by wearing a simple
fold of gauze or mask while near the
Will a person who has had Influenza
before catch the disease again?.
"It Is well known that an attack of
measles or scarlet fever or smallpox
usually protects a person against an
other attack of the same disease. This
appears not to be true of 'Spanish in
fluenza. According to newspaper re
ports the King of Spain suffered an
attack of influenza during the epi
demic thirty years ago, and was again
stricken during the recent outbreak in
How can one guard against Influ
"In guarding against disease of all
kinds. It is important that the body be
kept strong and able to fight off dis
ease germs. This can be done by hav
ing a proper proportion of work, play
and rest, by keeping the body well
clothed, and by eating sufficient whole
some and properly selected food. In
connection with diet. It is well to -remember
that milk is one of the best
all-around foods obtainable for adults
as well as children. So far as a dis
ease like influenza is concerned, health
authorities everywhere recognize the
very close relation between its spread
and1 overcrowded homes. While It Is
not always possible, especially In
times like the present, to avoid such
overcrowding, people should consider
the health danger and make every
effort to reduce the home overcrowd
ing to a minimum. The value of fresh
air through open windows cannot be
"When crowding is unavoidable, as
in street cars, care should oe taken to
keep the face so turned as not to In
hale directly the air breathed out by
"It is especially Important to be
ware of the person who coughs or
sneezes without covering his mouth
and nose. It also follows that one
should keep out of crowds and stuffy
places as much as possible, keep
homes, offices and workshops well air
ed, spend some time out of doors each
day, walk to work If at all practicable
In short, make every possible effort
to breathe as much pure air as pos
sible. "In all health matters follow the ad
vice of your doctor and obey the regu
lations of your local and state health
"Cover up each cough and sneeze.
If you don't you'll spread disease."
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prepared for them. Better stop in and
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You may be reminded of some need,
which you have overlooked.
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SALE, FOR RENT AND SIM
ILAR LOCAL NEEDS
WANTED Ten carpenters for build
ing Dredge Boat, standard wages
FOR SALE Mowing ' machine, hay
rake, wagon, buggy, surry, harness
and other farming implements; kitch
en range and stove. Orange avenue,
2 miles south, Ocala, Fla. R. Q. Hole
FOR SALE One 1917 Little Buick
Six; good as new; price right. Call
at Florida House 14.6t
LOST -Airedale puppy, male; an
swers to name of "Pedro." Return to
Harrington Hall hotel and receive re
ward. 1-tf ,
FOR RENT First floor, five rooms,
furnished, including parlor, reception
hall, bedroom, dining room, kitchen;
hot water, phone and other conven
iences. Mrs. Moremen, phone 298. 6t
FOR RENT Rooms furnished for
light housekeeping; also single fur
nished room Phone 242, Mrs. A. M.
FOR RENT Ten room house on
Oklawaha avenue formerly occupied
by H. P. Bitting. Apply to Mrs. E.
A. Hickson, Micanopy, or T. M.
Moore, pastoffice, Ocala. 9-6t
LOST Tan suitcase between Ocala
and Cotton Plant. Finder return to
Ocala House Lunch Room and receive
ROOMS FOR RENT At the Dormi
tory, furnished or unfurnished for
light housekeeping. "Half price to
over night (lodgers. Hot and cold wa
ter. Roome large and airy; best venti
lated in town at lowest prices. Par
ents, now is the time to arrange for
residence, 703 S. Pond St, or phone
305. Mrs. C. V. Roberts, new mat
FOR RENT Two two-story five
room cottages, 803 and ' 805 South
Second street, thoroughly screened,
all conveniences, large sleeping
porches. Also came ize cottage op
posite high school. Rent, not reason
able, but cheap. Stephen Jewett. 6t
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WANTED Four to six room house,
with bath and sleeping porch. Prefer
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sidewalks. M. N. Dunn, Internal
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Fellowship, Oct. 16. Influenza
seems to be the pass word. AH who
Mr. CIaud A. McCully left Satur
day for Gainesville to enter the Tech
nical school and wll do his bit. for
Uncle Sam. '
We are sorry to report Mr. C. C.
Stephens still continues ill. .
' The F. E. and C. of America res-
to some business in the near future.
Mrs. N. A. Nobles and children,
also, Mrs. . N. H. Lanier and Master
Howard are the guest of their parents
Mr. and Mrs. S. J. McCully.
Miss Effie Rawls was the guest of
Mrs. J. T. Burgess the latter part of
Messrs. Hocker, Edwards, Chase
and Munroe,' came out to Fellowship
church last Thursday night in behalf
of the Liberty bond drive. There
were only a few out. Mr. Hocker
made a very interesting talk.
S. J. McCully is shipping cukes and
the prices are satisfactory.
A. E. GERIG
All lands of
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