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VOL. 2G, NO. 2G2
PI! Ill
Is Forecast by the Weather Bureau.
Is Said to Always Reduce
the Farmer Vote
Cleveland's Old' Telegraph Sounder
Will Convey Election Returns
to Gov. Cox
Republican Candidate Says he Has
Done HU Best and Will Abide
by the Result
Ele and His Wife will Vote Together
x at Their Home Town, North- .,,
amp ton, Mass. ;
Our State Department Reassures
Japan at the Worst Possible
Time .
Tt emend ous Avalanche of Female
Ballots Giving the Politicians
Much Trouble -
Lawless Men of Both Races Commit
Many Outrages in Black
Belt of Alabama
Weather Forecast: Cloudy, probab
ly local rains tonight and Tuesday.
(Associated Press)
Washington, Nov. 1. Rains on
election day in the Atlantic states, the
ujpci vsauv 4vjr tv v-- o
the Great Lakes, with the probability
of snow in northern Michigan, Wis
consin and ' Minnesota, is the forecast
today by the weather bureau.
New York, Nov. 1. The. national
and state elections to be held tomor
row, November 2nd, will be notable
for the number of women nominees
and the large number of parties which
have nominated candidates.
Six parties have national tickets
for president' and vice-president, tho'
by no means in all the states. These
tickets are republican, democratic,
socialist, prohibition, farmer-labor
and single tax. "About 13 other parties
have candidates for state tickets or
for representatives in Congress,
bringing the total of all parties in the
field nearly to a score.
In the presidential election there
will be chosen 531 members of the
electoral college of whic,h 266 will be
necessary to the election of a candi
date as president. In the last election
President Wilson had 277. ;
The present membership of the
United States Senate is 96, composed
of 47 democrats, 48 republicans and
one republican progressive., This year
33 states are to elect 34 senators, the
terms of 32 members of that body ex
piring on March 3, 1921, while the
other two are beirig elected to fill un
expired terms up to March 4. 1925. Of
the 32 senators whose terms expire
next March, 17 are democrats ana xt
republicans. The two additional va
cancies were caused by the deaths of
Senators Bankhead of Alabama , and
Martin of Virginia, both democratic.
One senator, is to be chosen in each
of the 33 states except in Alabama,
which elects two.
The only states which do not elect
senators are Delaware, Maine, Massa
chusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mis-
. mm i T! XT
sissippi, iviontana, ixeDrasisa, new
Jersey, New Mexico, Rhode Island,
Tennessee-, Texas, West Virginia and
Wyoming. ,
Women candidates for the Senate
have been nominated in six states, by
the prohibitionists in Indiana, New
York and Pennsylvania; by. the social
ists in California; by the farmer
labor party in New York and Connec
ticut and by independents in Nevada.
Socialists have candidates for the
Senate in 11 states : Alabama '2, Cali
fornia, Florida, Illinois, Indiana New
Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma,
Oregon, Pennsylvania and Washing
ton. The farmer-labor party has sen
atorial candidates in seven states:
Connecticut, Illinois,- Indiana, Iowa,
Missouri, New York and Washington.
' At least eight other parties have
nominated candidates for senator in
one or more states. These are pro
gressive, socialist, labor, single tax,
independent, industrial labor, -labor,
independent republican and non
partisan league.
The total membership. 435 of the
next House of Representatives is to
be elected. Of this number, 218 is
necessary for a majority, lne pres
ent membership is, democrats, 190;
republicans, 232: independent repub
licans, 2; independent, 1; prohibition
ist, 1; vacancies, 9 Women have been
nominated as candidates for represen
tatives in at least tT states including
Alabama, ' California, " Idaho, Iowa,
Michigan, Nebraska, " Massachusetts,
New York, Oklahoma, Oregon arid
Rnvprnnrs nr to hp elected in 37
ctafoa toJiiIa oletifvno -fif Ioscot state
offices will be" held in seven others.
Those electing governors are: Ari
zona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecti
cut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Ida
ho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Massachu
setts, Michigan,' Minnesota, Missouri,
Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire,
New Mexico, New York, North Caro
lina, North Dakota. Ohio, Oklahoma,
. Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island,
South Carolina, South Dakota, Ten
nessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Wash
ington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
Both democratic and republican par
ties have ben nominated -in all these
states except Georgia - and South
Carolina in which no republicans are
running. .. "-
The socialist parts has candidates
for governor in 18 states: Delaware,
Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kan
sas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Min
nesota, Missouri, New Hampshire,
New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Penn
sylvania, Rhode Island, Wisconsin and
Prohibitionists nominated gover
nors for seven states: Illinois, Indi
ani, Missouri, Nebraska, New York,
Pennsylvania and Vermont. The so
cialist labor party has candidates for
governor in seven states; the farmer
labor party in nine and the single tax
party in two, Illinois rnd Pennsyl
vania. ; ' -..--"
Many women have been nominated
for office on state tickets. Constitu
tional amendments are to be voted
upon in 29 states. There will be ref
erenda in 12 and initiatives in four.
Arkansas will vote on amendments
granting suffrage to women -and the
powers of the initiative and referen-
( Associated Press;
Dayton, Nov. 1. Gov. Cox closes
his campaign today at Toledo. He
will receive election returns over the
telegraph instrument used in V an
nouncing Grover Cleveland's election.
Dayton, Nov. 1, Gov. Cox plans to
vote -on his return to. Toledo early on
election morning. He will" spend the
day at home and receive returns in
the evening at his newspaper office.
Hudson, N. Y., Nov. 1. Franklin
V. Roosevelt in his last campaign
speech here today, said the issue "is
tightly drawn between ."Cox and pur
place in the league at its head or
Harding and flat rejection."
Democratic Chairman, However, is
More Modest than the
(Associated Press)
New York, Nov. i. On the eve of
the election both republican and dem
ocratic headquarters are confident
their candidates will win. Hays claims
Harding will have not less than 368
electoral votes. White says Cox and
Roosevelt will win. '.
dum to the people. California will
have a referendum on five questions,
including the Harris prohibition en
forcement act and the sale of poison
act. One of the most notable of the
initiatives is that in California
where the voters will be called upon
to decide the fate of Japanese farmers
by amending the alien land law so as
to withdraw , the land leasing priv
ilege from aliens who are ineligible
to American citizenship. California
has an initiative, vote also on prohi
bition, of vivisection. Voters will pass
upon several constitutipnal amend
ments including the single tax meas
ure and prohibition of compulsory
k Georgia will pass on a constitution
al amendment authorizing pensions to
Confederate veterans of their widows.
In Kansas the voters will pass -on an
amendment to provide state aid in the
purchase of farm landsi Louisiana
will vote on pensions to Confederate
veterans,' Michigna-on an amendment
to require all children between the
ages of five and 16 to attend public
schools and Minnesota will decide
whether to exempt automobiles from
personal property tax, increase the
license fees and use the funds to build
and maintain state highways. .
Missouri will .decide whether to call
a state constitutional convention.
Montana will vote on a proposed re
peal of the presidential preferential
Nebraska will decide a referendum
on a law substituting nominating
conventions for primaries for all state
offices except governors. ' New Hamp
shire will vote on questions of levy
ing a state income tax, granting the
governor right to veto items in ap
propriation bills and reducing the size
of the house of representatives.
New York voters will pass on a pro
posed $45,000,000 bond .issue. North
Carolina will, vote on a proposed state
income tax while-North Dakota will
decide whether to grant woman suf
frage. Ohio has a referendum on an
act providing for the enforcement of
prohibition-while Oklahoma is to set
tle the question of regulating, the
practice of medicine.
In Oregon there will be a. vote on
a constitutional amendment for com
pulsory, voting and registration and
an initiative on an anti-compulsory
vaccination law. j f
Six coristitutioani amendments are
proposed in . South Dakota, including
one to authorize the issue of $6,000,
000 in bonds to provide bonuses for
soldiers sailors and marines. Wash
ington also will vote on a proposed
bonus for soldiers and on the question
of increasing the salaries of state of
ficers. -. "--.V . -No
state elections will be held next
Tuesday in Maine, Maryland, Missis-
aippi, iiew jersey nor Virginia, s
Probably the banner state for the
number of candidates for governor is
Illinois, where 10 parties have named
candidates for that office, including
the democratic, republican, socialist,
socialist labor, farmer-labor, single
tax, prohibition, co-operative party of
America, liberty party and Harding
Coolidge republican.
(Associated Press)
Washington, Nov. 1. Exports to
Europe and South America showed a
slight recovery in September over
the August slump but a further re
duction of shipments to Asia, the de
partment of commerce reported to
day. . The report says the United
States . exported approximately two
hundred and twelve million dollars
worth of goods to Europe over im
ports in September. .
Get the habit of reading the ads.
(Associated Press)
Marion, 0.,,Nov. 1. Senator Hard
ing has finished his campaign and is
resting at home. He and Mrs. Hard
ing plan to vote in the afternoon and
will. spend the day quietly receiving
election returns in their home. The
sen&tor says he has made a fight to
the best of his ability and is ready to
abide by the result.
Tampa, Nov. 1. With advance re
quests for tickets to the Tulane
Florida football game already com
ing it, the management of the con
test announced that tickets would go
on sale this morning at 10 o'clock at
the Horseshoe. -
Florida supporters took a brace
with their hopes when Michigan de
feated Tulane and Florida made an
easy victim of the Mercer eleven. The
'Gators showed a world . of class in
the bout with the strong Georgia
team. One of the largest cfowds'lhat
ever witnessed the game here is ex
pected to be on hand at Plant field
Saturday when the Crescent City ag
gregation locks horns with the Flor
ida clan. V - '
Those desiring tickets in advance
may secure them at the Horseshoe to
day or thereafter, or by maiL from
Gilbert Freeman, care of the Tri
bune. All A. T. O's. wishing seats
.should get into communication with
Clarence Holtsinger. as he has se
cured a block of box seats for that
fraternity. , -
Automobile spaces on the sidelines
including, admission for four people
will sell at $7.50. Ringside seats, a
new feature at football games here
are selling at $2 each, and box seats
including admission are. selling at
$1.50. All these seatsv may be pur
chased in advance.
(Associated Pess)
Havana, Nov. 1. Cuba is voting
for president today. Troops are on
guard at the polling places to prevent
threatened disorder.
St'. .....
Pre- War Prices-
rrevmi m m
Dress Ginghams
and Outings
, '
(Associated Press)
Boston, Nov. 1. Governor Coolidge
plans to remain in seclusion until he
accompanies Mrs. Coolidge to the
polls in Northampton.
The Ocahv Country Club opened for
the season last Saturday afternoon
and many people were on the links
playing golf. The course has been
considerably enlarged, which not only
increases the Jength around but adds
greater attractions to this ' beautiful
spot. The golf course at the Ocala
Country Club is recognized as one of
the prettiest and best kept courses in
the South. It is expected that this
year will 'see the largest membership
in the history of the links. .
(Associated Press)
Dublin, Nov. 1. There were- four
teen separate attacks on the . police
and militaryin Ireland Sunday. Six
policemen and one civilian were kill
ed and many were wounded. -
(Associated Press) " i
Washington, Nov. 1. The" demo
crats will hold a league of nations
demonstration in front of the White
House tonight. i
Washington, Nov. 1.-The V sub
treasury at Chicago lias been ordered
closed Nov. 3rd"by Secretary Hous
ton in accordance with legislation
ordering all nine of the sub-treasuries
closed. -
Your feet are your best friends. If
tbey give you trouble, why not have
a free examination by M. M. Little,
graduate practipedist. 11-tf
Double recleaned seed oats and rye.
Ocala Seed Store. 6-tf s
YOU have been hearing about great reductions
in prices on Dry Goods and Ladies Ready-to-Wear
for the past month or more; in fact you
are told that these reductions amount to anything
from 20 to 35 per cent. We want you to take the
time to compare our prices with any of them and
you will find that we are actually selling at figures
from 20 to 25 per cent lower than these so-called
"reduced prices." For instance:
at per Yard
We are in a position to save you money if you will
only give us the opportunity.
The Store with Two Doors, between
Green's Drug Store, and Masters'.
(Associated Press -Washington,
Nov. 1 -The Japanese
ambassador has been reassured by
the state department that no anti
Japanese legislation in California will
be acceptable to the country that does
ret accord with existing and applic
able provisions of law and the nation
al instinct of justice.
New York, Oct. 30. According t
information which has just reached
the French commission in New York,
M. Robineau, the new governor of the
Bank of France, in reply to an inquiry
as to the bank's policy, declared that
the bank was determined to maintain
extensive and absolute credit at the
disposal of its known business and
commercial clients, but that the bank
would continue to withhold credit for
the purpose of speculative operations
calculated to maintain the present
high prices by the withholding of
goods from the market. -
(American Legion Weekly)
He had just returned from France.
He hurried to see, his girl, who cer
tainly had not faded away , during his
absence. She was glad to see him.
She sat on his lap for half an hour
telling him the usual sweet nothings.
"Why are you whispering so low,
dear?" she asked playfully. "Do you
think you are still in the trenches V
"No," he answered. "I just don't
want to wake my legs up."
There will be a very interesting
musical program rendered at the sil
ver tea at the Woman's Club Wednes
day afternoon at 4 o'clock to which
the public is cordially invited. The
hostesses at this aff air will be the
members of the victory way commit
tee. ; - .' " ' ''
"'Viome to the dance Tuesday night,
over Commercial Bank, and enjoy
yourself with a congenial crowd. 2t
. jTT:
(Associated Press)
Chicago, Nov.X Mystery as to the
tide of the tremendous women vote is
reflected in many eleventh hour dis
cussions of the general electioa situa
tion. It is stated on all sides that the
woman vote will delay the returns.
In view of the fact that hunting
licenses are now on sale by the county
judge, we print the following synop
sis of the game law:
The title of all wild birds and game
is vested in the various , counties of
the state.
The following only are game birds:
Swan, geese, brant, ducks, rails, coots,
mud hens, gallinules, shore birds,
plovers, surf birds, snipe, woodcocks,
sand pipers, tattlers, curlews, turkeys,
f rouse, pheasants, quail and turtle
. It is a $50 fine to catch, kill, or ship
or have in possession any game bird,
plumage, skin, eggs or nests thereof
except as provided by law.
Open season November 20th to
March 1st following, for deer, squir
rels, wild turkeys, quail, doves, swan,
geese, brant, rails, coots, sand pipers,
curlews, snipe, ducks and plover. Un
lawful to kill squirrels in any public
or private park at anytime. Nov.
20th to Dec. 20th following, for
pheasants and grouse.
It is $25 fine to kill mud hens, galli
nules, limicolae, - commonly known as
shore birds, and woodcocks at any
It is a $25 fine to capture, kill or
injure any game bird or animal by
pitfall, deadfall, scafford, cage, snare,
net, salt-lick, blind pen, baited hook,
baited field, drugs, poison, chemicals,
explosives or similar device.
It is a $25 fine to catch, hunt or kill
any game bird or animal between
dark and daylight the following day.
It is a $25 fine to kill more than
one deer, two turkeys, twenty quail or
twenty-five birds of any other species
in any one day. It is a $500 fine to
kill more than three deer, ten turkeys
or three hundred of any other game
bird species in one open season.
It is a $25 fine to barter, sell or of
fer for sale any game bird or animal.
It is a $100 fine to hunt outside of
your voting precinct without a license
and a $25 fine to change or alter a
license. , ; .
It is a $25 fine to transport within
or without this state any game with
out a proper license. It is a $100 fine
for any common carrier to receive
such game for transportation. ,
The witnesses furnishing evidence
to convict for any. violation of the
game laws shall have half of the fine
Persons residing in " the state
twelve months, and a bona fide resi
dent of the county, may, on payment
of $1 to the county judge, receive a
"resident county license," a "non
resident county license" for $3 and a
"non-resident hunter's license" for
$15. No license good except in coun
ty issued. No Jicense required of res
ident Confederate veterans.
County judge to have 25c., 50c. and
$1 respectively, for each license is
sued. Balance 'goes to county school
All grades of licenses shall be of
different color, contain a synopsis of
the game law printed on-the back,
and shall be good only for the open
season or fraction thereof immediate
ly following their issue.
The sheriff is ex-officio game gar
den and may appoint deputies in each
OCALA LODGE NO. 285. B. P. O. E.
Ocala Lodge No. 2S6, Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks, meets
the second and four Tuesday eve
nings of each month. Visiting breth
ren always welcome. Lodge rooms
upstairs over Troxler'a and the Book
Shop, 113 Main street. -
C. Y. Miller, E. E
E. J. Crook, Secretary.
Fort King Camp No. 14 meets at
K. of P. hall at 7:30 p. m. every sec
ond and fourth Friday. Visiting sov
ereigns are always welcome.
r J. C Bray, C. C
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk.
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, F. & A.
M. meets on the first and third
Thursday evenings of each month at
7:30 o'clock until further notice.
Jake Brown, Secretary.
A. L. Lucas, W. M.
Tulula Xodge.No. 22, L O. O.
meets every Tuesday evening at the
Odd Fellows hall at the corner of
Fort King Ave. and Osceola St. A
warm welcome always extended to
risitfctg brothers. -
J. D. McC&skill, N. G.
H. JL Luff man. Secretary.
Don't fail - to visit the Guarantee
Clothhlg & Shoe Company. Every
thing we sell is guaranteed. We're
ighting for QUALITY not prices, tf
(Associated Press)
Montgomery, Nov. 1. Night riders
in the black belt of Alabama Satur
day killed two negroes, burned four
negro cabins, two gins, two mills, sev
eral barns, a quantity of cotton, cot
ton seed, corn, two white farmer's
houses and mounted whites and ne
groes rode ''through the countryside
applying the torch until the ofilcers
arrived. x
' With the influx of winter visitors
into the state of Florida many of
whom are making the trip from their
purchasing acrs on their arrival here
and even the railway travelers in
creasing the automobile traffic by the
use of "for hire" cars, another note
of warning is sounded to autoists and
pedestrians. Acting on the convinc
irg evidence of the vital records of
the state which testify that automo
bile accidents aref more frequent dur
ing the winter months, due undoubt
edly to the increase 'in traffic, state,
officials are appealing to visitors and
citizens alike to strictly adhere to
traffic rules in driving and to use
care and common sense in walking
and driving. .
Last year the highest number of.
deaths caused by automobile accidents
occurred in January. This being the
peak of the tourist season goes to
prove that the incerase in population
tends to increase the a. number of
deaths in the state caused by care
lessness either on the part 61 drivers
cr pedestrians. During the entire
year 57 deaths resulted from automo
bile accidents, according to. statistics
from the state board of health. Of
this number 45 were men and all but
ten were white. Twenty per cent of
the victims were children under ten
years of age and a large per cent of
the total number occurred during the
tourist months, when traffic is most
Figures for 1919 are indicative of
conditions in preceding years. They
impress up the public the necessity
of better observance of traffic rules
both in towns- and cities and on the
open road. . Unf amiliarity with local
traffic rules is believed to ,be the
cause of a number of accidents, a
condition which should be overcome
by devising some means of putting
the rules before the traveling public
before or on their arrival in the gtate,
say officials.
Socialists Claim Three Million Votes
in Tomorrow's Election
(Associated Press)
New York, Nov. 1. The socialist
party claims the largest proportion
cf the woman vote in protest against
the imprisonment of Debs. Party
managers predict 7three million; in
1916 the total was 600,000.
(Associated Press)
Columbus, Nov. 1. Ohio is trying
to pick the winner in the presiden
tial election after an avalanche of
political argument and a stirring
Running Races Nothing but Amuse
ment for Them.
(Associated Press) .-"'
Halifax, Nov. 1. The Esperanto
and Delawana, the American and
Canadian contestants for the racing
championship of the international
fishing fleets, started on. the second
race of the series about 9 o'clock thi3
On the last lap the Canadian entry
is leading with the Esperanto gain
ing rapidly. '
(Associated Press)
Dublin, Nov. L Kevan Barry, a
medical student, was executed today
at Mount Joy prison, having xbeen
convicted of murder for implication
in an attack on a mEitary escort. A
thousand people prayed outside the
(Associated Press)
. Texarkana, Texas. Nov. 1 Jj w
.Patterson, seven feet five inches tall"
said to oe tne tallest man in the
United States, is dead.
(American Legion Weeklv)
"I hear your sister is sick In ted,
Willie," remarked a neighbor. "Noth
ing serious, I hope?"
"Not specially, answered Willie,.
wWe were just playin' a game'secin'
vho could lean the furthest out the
window, and she won."

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