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Weather Forecast: Fair, except
probably showers south portion; prob
ably light frost extreme north por
tion tonight; warmer Saturday.
OCALA, FLORIDA. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1920.
VOL. 06, NO. 260
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(Associated Pre:
Washington, Oct. 29. President
V. ilson wrote Governor Cox today ex
pressing hi3 confidence in the election
of the democratic presidential nomi
ree. He expressed the hope that
under Cox's leadership "we can carry
the policy of national government
forward along a path of liberal leg
klation and humane reform until the
whole world again sees an illustra
tion of i the wholesome strength of
democracy and the happy fruit of
what the founders of the republic
purposed when they set this great
government , up."
The president said he had followed
Gov. Cox's course throughout the
campaign with "admiration" and ex
pressed the belief that the governor
would receive the "emphatic endorse
.ruent' 'of the voters of the country.
COX WILL REPLY TO HARDING
Youngstown, O., Oct. 29. Gov Cox
in back in Ohio today, speaking here
this morning and at Akron tonight
when he will reply to Senator Hard
ing's statement about " being un
pledged and unbossed.
Bolshevik Chief, However, Builds
Hopes on Enver Pasha in Afghan
istan and Beluchistan
BIG PROFITS REALIZED
IN GERMAN TEXTILES
Berlin, Oct. 28, Ten large German
textile concerns earned larger profits
for the year ended April,- 1920, than
in the best years before the war.
One Bremen concern increased its
profits as compared with last year
from 4,400,000 marks to 16,800,000
marks. Including, shares allotted
gratis s to the shareholders, the divi
dend paid is 62 per cent.
A cottom company increased its
profits from 2,000,000 to 9,700,000
marks. -
Of the other companies the mini
mum dividend is 16 per cent and there
are several dividends exceeding 30
and one exceeding 40 per cent.
The profits are due to the big price
rise. of', last winter. All finished
Ecods put on the market during the
winter were priced on the basis of the
price of raw cotton at time of their
sale, and as raw cotton rapidly ad
vanced in price the public was charg
ed .several hundred per cent more
than the actual production cost. .
(Associated Press)
Geneva, Oct. 11. Nikolai Lenine,
the Russian premier, has written
from Moscow to a close friend, a Rus
sian professor named Lutinlow, who
i3 how recuperating here, that the
Bolshevist invasion of Poland failed
owing to bad military leadership. The
red army is composed of loyal fight
ers but the chiefs were not up to their
lobs, savs Lenine. He dwells with
great hope on the propaganda of
Enva Pasha in Afghanistan and Be
luchistan, adding that India soonor
or later will adopf bolshevist rule.
MARSHAL DOWNED A BAD MAN
SOVIETS WILL OUST
THE LOAFING CLASS
The negro, Albert Hicks, who was
shot by , Marshal Thomas yesterday,
was alive at noon today, and ha3 a
slight chance to recover. -
Immediately after he fell, he was
taken to the. Marion county hospital,
where he "was operated upon with as
much skill and care as a millionaire
could have been. He was then taken
to the colored hospital, where no ef
fort to save his life. will be spared.
It seems that this man has a crim
iral record of length for his years he
is about twenty-five. A watch stolen
from Baird's store a few days ago
vas found on him, and he confessed
to that robbery,
fessed to more, but was too weak and
stunned to talk much. The marshal,
hunting thru the man's quarters later
in the day, found quite a quantity of
stolen goods, among them some taken
from Fausett's store. The pistol he
carried was an uptodate and expens
ive gun, and also probably stolen. -It
is likely that Marshal . Thomas-has
cut short the career of a professional
ciiminal. ;-'.-;, W-V ": - f
The shooting occurred at the union
station. Marshal Thomas was there
a short time before noon, waiting for
a train to come in. He noticed the
negro and with the intuition that a
veteran police officer -generally has,
suspected, him of being a bad charac
ter. He went up to him and began
passing his hands over him to see if
he had any weapons.. His right hand
struck the gun in the negroes pocket,
and immediately Hicks, backed away,
pulling the gun as he did so The
marshal drew his own gun and fired
three times as fast as he could draw
the trigger and the negro went down.
The shooting was an act of self
defense as well as enforcing the law.
Sky is. the Limit to the Predictions of
the Chairmen f the Two
Parties
(Associated Press) " '
New York, Oct. 29-Democratic
National Chairman George White, in
a statement issued today, said the
general political situation points un
m istakably to democratic success.
The statement says; "The republicans
re demoralized from the Canadian
border to the gulf and from the At
lantic to the Pacific. Their forces are
in full retreat everywhere."
REPUBLICANS WILL BREAK THE
record ;;v ;;y
New York, Oct. 29. Will Hays,
chairman of the republican national
committee, issued a statement today,
saying an official republican survey
indicates that-Harding and Coolidge
will receive the largest popular ma
jority ever cast in a presidential election.
FOOTBALL BETWEEN
TULANE AND FLORIDA
Tampa, Oct. 29. Players of both
the Tulane and the Florida teams will
b? numbered for their big grid classic
here November 6, it has been an
nounced, and programs distributed
will enable the fans to follow each
player with the ball attentively. In
terest in this season's big football
game is intense throughout the state
He might have con-and football fans in general will swell
the throng of Florida and Tulane
alumnae here for the battle for which
a -setting such as seldom seen in the
South is anticipated. .
It is going to be a big holiday.
Boxes aire being reserved for the
Officials Thwart Plans of Mourners
to Stage a Demonstration
.' in Dublin
(Associated Press)
Holyhead, Wales. Oct. 29. The
shipment of Lord Mayor McSweeny's
body direct to Cork was preceded by
a, violent scene between officials and
mourners who wanted the body taken
through Dublin, where a demonstra
tion had, been planned. After the
first encounter the officials got pos
session of the body and placed it
on board a steamer bound for oCrk.
The mourners refused to follow the
body and will go to Dublin.
FLATTENED THEM OUT
ON THE FLOOR
(Associated Press)
. Detroit, Oct. 29. Five men entered
a bank here today and compelled four
employees and seven patrons to lie
face downward on the floor while they
obtained $15,000 and escaped in an automobile.
Conference in Washington Wants
Federal Aid to Market
Fall Crop
A MIGHTY POOR -EXCUSE
(Associated P-ess)
Vologna, tlaly, Oct. 29, Counsel
for Alfredo Cocchi, charged with the
murder of Ruth Cruger in New York
city in 1,917, admitted that Cocchi
killed the girl but contended that he
was crazed by domestic troubles and
wine. - , . ' ". -
ALABAMA MINERS WANT
A GENERAL STRIKE
Birmingham, Oct. 29. Resolutions
rnllinor fnr n ypnprn1 strike in Ala-
throngs of society belles, while for balama In support of the mine work
CONGREGATIONAL UNION
OMITS THE 'WORD 'OBEY"
London, Oct. 13. Advices from
Moscow say that an appeal has been
issued by the soviet government 'for
overtime work, under the headinsr of
"the war with loaf ers" in which the London, Oct. 9. Congregationalist
soviet government declares it cannot ! brides here no longer need promise in
tolerate anyone living in the soviet ! the marriage service to obey their
republic at the expense of otbers. i "usoancis.
va committee oi tne congregational
Union of England and Wales, ap
pointed to draw up a new form of
service, has decided that modern
ideas favor the omission of the word
"obey," and this notwithstanding the
fact that no woman .sat on the com
mittee; neither were any requests re
ceived from women to omit the fate-
those who desire there is going to be
something extra ringside seats.
There will be 300 ringside seats of
fered for reservation Nov. 2.; These
seats will be right along one side
line something new. The occupants
will have to "stay seated, though, for
they're going to be "fenced in" and
will not be able to interfere with the
boxes or stands.
Florida goes to Valdosta to play
Mercer tomorrow, while Tulane jumps
all the way to Ann Arbor to t meet
Michigan, Saturday. The noted New
Orleans medical university has one of
the best teams in history this year
as their record to date attests. Flor
ida is ready though, for Coach Kline
is building a real machine for the
'Gators. r
ers now on strike were introduced to-
( Associated Press)
Washington, Oct. 29. The farmers
conference today adopted a resolution
urging that the fall crops be market
ed as demand requires and that Con
gress conduct an investigation of the
interest rates charged by banks. All
farmers are urged to join marketing
organizations and Congress will be
asked to give the federal farm loan
board authority to issue and sell in
the open-market short term securities
based on warehouse receipts.
PLAY NO FAVORITES i
Washington, Oct. 29. Attorney
General Palmer issued a letter of in
structions to. all federal law enforc
ing authorities today to give careful
attention to violations of the. election
bws, showing no leniency.
KAUFFMANN TO HELP
Washington, Oct. 29. Attorney
General Palmer has appointed Joseph
Kauffmann special assistant to the
New York district attorney to conduct
the -federal investigation into the al
leged combination in the building ma
terials market there.
BANDIT WORE NO MASK
Washington, Oct. 29. An unmask
ed man robbed a branch city postoffice
in the exclusive residential section
near DuPont Circle today, of $550
and escaped. The robber held up a
woman clerk with a revolver.
THIRTEEN PERSONS
WERE INDICTED
(Associated Press)
Chicago, October 29. Indictments
against thirteenpersons were return-
day at the convention of ' the State ed by the grand jury in connection with
throwing the 4919 world series, the
states attorney's office announced to
day. '
Federation of Labor and ref erred to
a committee.
SAMUEL SMILEY'S SAYINGS
SQUATTERS TAKE OVER
FAMOUS VIENNA PARK
Loafers must be pursued mercilessly."
In one village which refused to fulfill
the compulsory labor order, 75 cows
have been confiscated and will not be
returned until the set task is completed.
FISHER TROPHY RACE
TO BE HELD AT MIAMI ,
"All the churches are becoming less
(Associated Press) 7 1
.New York, Oct. 29. The second
hydroplane race for the Carl Fisher
trophy ( will be held this winter at
Miami, Fla., the American Power
Boat Association announced today.
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EARTHQUAKE SHOCKS
strict in their insistence on the word
ing of the marriage service," said the
s-ecretary of tt Women's Freedom
League. "Even in Anglican churches
the -word 'obey' is sometimes omitted
at the bride's - desire, and a great
rumber of leading nonconformist
ministers have lately made a practice
IN VALPARAISO icf cutting out the vow to obey."
. (Associated Press;
Valparaiso, Oct. 29. Violent earth
quake shocks occurred north of here ?1.75
early today, damaging old structures. 103.
Lighthouse self -rising' - flour, also
plain, 12 lbs. for 90 cents, 24 lbs. for
Mam Street Market. Phone
LADIES' COAT SUITS
Viennat Oct. 9. Squatters have
taken possession of the famous Lainz-
Tiergarten on the outskirts of Vienna
and, where once the royal stags and
wild boars fattened on rich meadows
and tinder splendid oaks, hute are be
ing erected and ground broken for
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The procedure of occupation was
symptomatic of present conditions in
Austria, Some months ago a group
cf men, mostly war invalids, formally
demanded this park from the govern
ment, giving notice that if their de
mands were not met within a certain
period the J. would take possession.
The demand was ignored by the au
thorities, so a few days ago the
period expired and several hundred
rn en marched quietly to the entrance
and demanded admission. - The keep
ers swung open the gates, the men
entered and staked out their claims,
placing a model hut in one of the
open grassed spaces as a symbod of
possession. It is said that 170Q fam
ilies will take up claims. .
He Gives Some Advice to Voters and
Also . Answers Pertinent
Questions -' -
Question What is the best argu
ment I can use in favor of Article X?
Answer Put the opposite the
names of the Cox presidential elec
tors. ' - ' -
Q. What does the star mean on
the ballot this year?
A. As the democratic emblem, it
accurately described the democratic
candidate; it is also a star of peace
with the same significance as the
Star of Bethlehem. .
Q. Do I think the reactionary re
publicans are justified in using the
eagle as their emblem this year?
A: They would have been if they
had selected a different eagle the
Prussian one, with two heads, which
sc"ems to be two more than their can
didate has.
q. What did I think of W. W's.
letter on the statement that France
had sent a spokesman to the G.-O.-'P.
candidate?
A. Which W. W. do you mean
Woodrow Wilson Or Wiggle Wabble?-
Q. How can a republican with a
conscience vote for Harding and the
League of Nations? ? .
A. In two ways: Cut out partisan
ship and you won't want to vote for
Harding; cut out your conscience and
you won't want to vote for the league.
Q. How do I think the ex-soldier
vote will go?
A. They have a plain choice be
tween Comrade Cox and Kamerad
Harding.
Q. Do I think Harding will get all
cf , the 6,000,000 German-American
votes that George Sylvester Vierick
has promised him?
A. I will have to give you a Yan-
Fifty sample suits, no two alike,
consisting of Serges, Tricotines, Pop
lins and Silvertons. High grade goods
at low prices. Open for your insnee-
B. Goldman. "Why Pay More?"
10-28-3tdly-ltwky
tion.
Get the habit of reading the ads.
Constantine Fired, George Shut Out
and Coundourioti3 Elected
Regent
v (Associated Press)
Athens, Oct. 29. Prince Paul, the
younger brother of the late King
Alexander, has been proclaimed king
by the Greek parliament.
THE YOUNG KING'S REGENT
London, Oct. 28. The Greek cham
ber of deputies has elected Admiral
P. Coundouriotis as regent of Greece
by a vote of 137 to 3. Admiral Coun
dotiriots is minister of marine in the
Venizelos cabinet.
CONDITIONS ATTACKED
Geneva, Oct. 28. For the first time
since the Greek revolution of 1917 the
Greek government through its min
ister in Berne officially opened nego
tiations today with the family of for
mer King Constantine when the min
ister informed Prince Paul of cer
tain'.conditions attached to his acces
sion to the Greek throne. The fore
most of these conditions was formal
abdication of the throne by Constan
tine and also by Prince George, duke
of Sparta, which was demanded offic
ially today. y
DUTCH WILL WATCH
THE AMERICAN ARMY
The Hague, Oct. 8. The Dutch war
department has decided to study Am
erican army methods and, TWith the
permission of the United States gov
ernment, bas sent a commission of
officer observers to the American
army on the Rhine.
PAGE FAVORS THE
PORT OF NEW ORLEANS
Valpariaso, Oct. 10 Greater use of
the port of New Orleans for ship
ment of exports from the central
Mississippi valley to Chile would be
advantageous for both manufacturers
and importers in the opinion of Thos.
A. Page, Chilean consul in Cincinnati,
who has been visiting in this country.
He says the southern city should be
made a port of call for ships which
now ply between New York- and Chile.
Gerig's Drug Store has instituted
individual service" at its soda foun
tain. . 29-tf
South America's Most Progressive'
Nation Will Keep Up with
the Procession
(Associated Press)
Buenos Aires, Oct. 7. Extensive
poit improvement works are proposed
for Argentina. Work has begins on
improving the port n t Commeuoro
Rivadavia, the outlet for the oil
fields. Wharves and warehouses are
to be built at a cost of ? 1,700.000 for
taking care of imports and shipment
of petroleum. This work is being done
by the government.
GERMANS WANT TO COME
TO UNITED STATES
Paris, Oct. 10". Emigration from
Germany to the United States will be
tremendous if no barrier is raised by
the later country when peace is final
ly signed', according to reports reach
ing Dr. Rupert Blue, surgeon general
of the United States Public Health
Service, upon whose staff of Ameri
can doctors is responsibility of med
ically examining every emigrant
bound for America. "
The Germans wish to emigrate, ac
cording to Dr. Blue's reports, because
of the high cost of living - and the
heavy taxes that will be levied for
many years to come.
Wholesale emigration from Ger
many to the United State3 is impos
sible now because the two countries
ore still technically at war, but Com-
mfssioner Dresel at Berlin is allowed
to vise a maximum of 25 German
passports weekly. ,
AMERICANS CUTTING
INTO BRITISH TRADE
London, Oct. 15. Captain C. II.
Couithrope-Munroe, commercial sec
retary to the British high commission
in Constantinople, states that a great
deal of trade formerly held by the
British at that port has been captur
ed by rival nations.
H; mentions that a very strong
American combination with a capital
of $5,000,000 commenced operations in
Constantinople in the summer of last
year, sending at intervals vessels
from America with their goods and
motor lorries to deliver the goods to
their cutsomers.
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All the 45 and 50 cent Standard Dress Ginghams, in fast
colors, are being sold at.. z ....
Also 45 and 50 cent Outing at . .
All other Cotton Goods, as .well. as .Wool Dress Goods, being sold at new prices.
Most beautiful line new Dress Silks, all the new weaves and colors,
just received, at new prices no old silks left over.
BARGAINS IN BLANKETS ' '
Men's Everwear Sox $3 box for
X'J P"e thread Sllk ?1 Plkee answer: Do you know of any
Douy tnat nas gotten ncn oy casnuig
Vierick's political promissory notes?
Q.Wiiat do I think of the dis
tffection in the republican party?
A. If republicans of intelligence,
patriotism and independence continue
to leave it until they are all out we
may be able to save what's left of it
by disinfection.
Q. -Wliat advise would I give to
first voters?
AI can only suggest that before,
they cast their ballots they ask them;
selves these questions ?
If 100,000 young Americans gave
their lives to found the League of
Nations, how should other young
Americans vote? .
If the peace of the world .is worth
itore than a political party victory,
how should a first voter who favors
peace vote? "v" ""
1 republican independents all over
the country are for Governor Cox,
how ought a republican first voter,
who intends to keep his independece,
vote? -' '-"-'; ; ' '
If a man is known by the company
he keeps, how ought a man who wants
to keep good company vote?
IH answer that last question my
self. Put the X-mark on your right
after the Co. thus, COX.
: Samuel Smiley.
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