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A Number of
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New YctJc Nov. 2, 11:10 p. ra. On
the face of returns showing the
growing Issdallde for Snatcrr Hard
the republican candidate for
presMeat GcVerr.cr .Cox,, the demo
cratic candidate, in hi own newgpa-l-trt
the Dayton Daily Newis, and
Chairman, White of the democratic
national committee, - soon after '11
o'clock tonight ' conceded the, election
cf Senator Hardin? without awaiting
returns from the west, which four
years. ago elected President Wilson in
face of pluralities for Hughes thruout
the east.' . ': v - ' - '
The democratic candidate and his
chief conceded that in the solemn
referendum which President Wilson
declared Would decide the Leagde of
Nations iiuestion, the American vot
ers had preferred Senator Harding,
who favored staying oot, to Governor
tCox, who faovred going in. ; ':..r
Governor Cox, who was in his
newspaper ofSce when the concession
to Senator Harding was published,
said he would issue no statement.
"Senator Harding, who received the
.election returns at his home at Mar
ion, said he was more given to prayer
to God to make him capable of play
ing his part than he was to exultation.
Chairman White also conceded the
election of a republican Congress. .
A SWEEPING VICTORY
. New Yorfcr Nov. 3. One' of the
most sweeping republican victories in
history is recorded for Senator Hard
ing for president and a republican
Congress. The tremendous . republi
can pluralities continue to mount.,
The democrats also lost governors,
state legislatures and local candidates
and the solid south is even threatened.
The indications-are that Harding
will get 329 electoral votes; Cox, 127;
doubtful, -75. j - J: .
The women vote contributed to re- j
publican majorities. - ''7"'';?-tv r' !
.A REPUBLICAN CONGRESS i
New York, Nov. 3-A net gain of
twenty republican votes in the House
is shown on the complete returns from
seventeen states, including most of
the democratic strongholds.
Bight of the fifteen republican sen
atorial candidates won and ten others
are reported leading. All nine of the
southern Senate candidates won. The
republicans claim a majority of eight
or ten in the next Senate.
- TENNESSEE , CLOSE ' j 'r. "
Nashville, Nov. 3- There is a close
race in Tennessee. The Commercial
Appeal gives Harding a 10,000 lead
on unofficial returns from 71 out of
. 95 counties, arid Taylor, republican,
a 19,000 lead over Roberts, the dem
ocratic candidate, for-governor. The
democrats claim that complete returns
will show a democratic victory, i
SOME OF TnEM LIKED SUGAR
New Orleans, Nov. 3. The result
in the Louisiana sugar belt is in
doubt. .
GEORGIA STOOD FHIM
Atlanta,. Nov. 3. Returns, from
' half the counties in Georgia indicate
a democratic victory by four to one.
Harding carried some mountain pre
cincts that are usually republican.
; . -ALSO ALABAMA'
' Binningham, Nov. 3. The '.demo
crats have apparently won all Ala
bama congressional districts, except
Xhe doubtful seventh, where the dem
ccrats' are leading by 477.
OKLAHOMA IS CLOSE
Oklahoma City, " Nov. 3. Half the
returns from Oklahoma indicate a
democratic majority, of 4000.
CHAMP CLARK IN DANGER
St. Louis, Nov. 3.- Champ Clark's
republican opponent .for Congress is
leading him by 1500 votes on the
returns from not quite half the pre
cincts in the district.
MARYLAND ISN'T OUR MARY-
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Baltimore, Nov. 3-Ninety per cent
cf the returns show Harding leading
in Maryland by 40,000. ;
HARDING IS HAPPY '
llarion, Nov. 3. Senator Harding,
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pleased with the prospects of a repub
lican Cpngress, is planning a vacation
on the Texas coast and the Panama
canal soon, returning via New Or
leans to speak at the Elks, memorial
meeting at Bedford, Va. The senator.
will consider, cabinet appointments
after his return. t-
COX IS A GOOD SPORT
Dayton, Nov; 3. Gov. Cox today
said he would send a congratulatory
message to Senator Harding. The
governor proved a good loser, consol
ing his disconsolate friends. He is
planning a hunting trip in. Mississippi.
WHAT'S THE MATTER1 WITH
TENNESSEE?
Nashville, Nov. 3 Returns from
sixty counties of the state's .ninety
five gave Harding aJead of 28.-
. ' SMITH MAY BE SAVED .
New York, Nov. 3.With the state
giving Harding the unheard of .plu
rality of about one million votes, in
terest centered on the govejnorship
with Gov. Smith, democrat, -leading
by 18,000 at noon. .
HALF DEMOCRATIC ANY . HOW
Oklahoma City, Nov. ,3. Half of
the returns from Oklahoma indicated
a democratic majority of 4000.
WILSON' DOESNT "WORRY
Washington, Nov. 3. President
Wilson arose early today and did hot
vary his routine. White House offic
ials said be appeared well as usual.'
CLOUDY SKIES .. FOR CLARK ;
; St. Louis. Nov. 3. -Late returns
continued to, increase the ... republican
lead in Missouri .with Champ Clark
behind. " - -
CALIFORNIA FOR HARDING
, San JFrancisco, Nov. 3. Harding's
ead in California was increased by
ater returns.
COX WIRES CONGRATULATIONS
Dayton, Nov. 3. Gov. Cox wired
Senator Harding his 5 congratulations
this morning, pledging his "support
as a citizen io xne execuxive aumo
rity in whatever emergency nfight
arise." . , -
ROOSEVELT TO COOLIDGE
New York, Nov. '3. Franklin D.
Rooseveft, 4 congratulating Governor
Coohdge j on his election - . as vice-
president, ; said : "I ;trust ; the- nation
will grow in prosperity and- in the
unselfish ideals of Americanism which
unprejudiced citizens of all parties
desire." v.;.s, ..;..
A PROPHET IS HONORED. ETC.
Princeton, Nov. 3.-Harding' car
ried President 'Wilson's home district
two to one. . .
BONDS FALLING BEHIND
(Special to the Star) -Tampa,
Nov. 3.- -Incomplete, re
turns from 66 out of 977 precincts
give the bond - amendment 2660 for
and 2793 against.
WOODMEN Of THE WORLD
ts nsauz Fi' oi dta3 2ur zo
K. cf P. hll at 7:30 p. m. every sec
ond and fourth Friday. Visiting sov
ereigns are always weIeo&
J. a Bray, C C.
Chaa. K. Sage, Qerk.
MARION-DUNN MASONIC LODGE
Marion-Dunn Lodge Nth 19, P. & 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. 11. .
ODD FELLOWS
Tulula Lodge No. 22, X O. O. F-
meets every Tuesday evening at the
Odd Fellows hall at the corner of
Fort King Ave. and Osceola" St. 1 A
warm welcome always extended to
visiting brothers. - r
J. D. HcCasHl, N. GJ
XL R. Lcffman; Secretary.
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PROGRAM OF RACES AT .
MARION COUNTY FAIR
Many Valuable Prizes Offered to. the
Owners of Marion County
, -.. .. '. Horses '
. The following program of the races
at the Marion County Fair, Nov. 23rd
to 26th, 1920, "is subject to correction.
Tuesday, November 23rd
Free for all, best two in three, ,
Mariori county horses, half-
7 mile heats ............... . . $75.00
Three minute class, best two in
three, Marion county horses,
half-mile 'heats- 1 '.v.. .... .1. $75.00
Half-mile dash, all ages . . . . . . 20.00
Quarter-mile dash, ponies . ... 15.00
Half-mile mule race . 10.00
- Comic mule race by prominent rid4
ers. Price (stovepipe) beaver hat. "
' Wednesday,' November' 24th
Free for all,, best two in three, ,
' Marion county horses, half ; ,
mile heats . V..''i ....... $75.00
Three minute class, best two in ; 7-
three; Marion county horses,
half-mile heats ..... . . . . . . 75.00
Half-mile dash, all ages . . . . . r 20.00
Quarter-mile - dash, ponies' ... . 15.00
Half-mile mule race .......... 10.00
. Comic mule race by 'prominent rid-
ers. rnze siavepipej Deaver oai,
Thursday, November 25th
Free for all, best two' in threes
Marion county horses, one-
mile heats . .' . .'. . . . . . . . .$125.00
Three minute, class, best two in
three, Marion county horses,
one-mile , heats x
Three-quarter mile dash, all
ages .. ..
Half-mile dash, ponies
123.00
25.00
20.00
10.00
Three-quarter mile mule race.
Comic mule race by prominent rid'
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ers. Price (stovepipe) beaver . hat. .
Friday, November-26th
Non-winners, best two. in three, -v":
Marion county horses, one
. mile .. ... . . .............$ 75.00
Three minute class, best two
m tnree, Marion county
horses, one "mile , . . . . . . . . . V
Half -mile dash for non-winners,
all ages .............
Quarter-mile dash for non
winners ponies . ; I'.. .... ..
Half-mile mule race, f o non-r
winners - ... . . -. . . -
75.00
20.00
15.00
10.00
Comic mule race by prominent rid
ers. Prize (stovepipe) beaver hat.
NOTICE, EASTERN STARS
Thursday afternoon at four o'clock
there will be an oncers' 'practice and
all members are urged to be present,
as Friday the officers will go to Dun
nellon to institute a, chapter in that
town. All officers who can go please
notify . Mrs. C. E. Simrifons. ,r
Just- arrived York Imperial. Stay-
mon and old time Winesap, Jonathan,
Winter Banana and Delicious apples.
Emperor grapes, Flemish beauty and
Avocado pears, oranges, pecans, Bra
zil nuts, cucumbers. souash and oUier
things. W. A. Stroud's. Phone 218. 2t
.; Expensive operation -
- (AMocl&ted Pressi ,
Washington, Nov. 3. Private ope
ration of the railroads for the first six
months after federal control cost the
government six hundred and fiftysix
million dollars, under the federal
guarantee, according to the Interstate
Commerce Commission.' , " - . " .
DEMOCRATS WIN IN DADE
" (Associated Presa)
(Special) ' - ' ,
. Miami, Nov. 2, 11 p. m. Eight out
ot 25 precincts in' Dade county give
10 votes for and 305 against the
bond amendment. Indications are that
a full democratic ticket has been
elected. ' ; .
' Advertising not only builds up your
business but also builds up the town.
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opposition By tne KepuBiicans
'! to Have Only Stirred Democrats .tip.
Owing to the length of the ballot,
there being four ballot boxes with
unequal numbers of tickets cast, caus
ing different sets of inspectors to
finish at widely different times, it is
impossible to tell accurately what the
vte in Ocala is,' twenty hours after
ink polls closed. ! ;
j Enough as known however, to say
that .both the bond' amendment and
tl e republican ticket were heavily de
ft ated. ' y
At least 1408 ..votes were cast, of
w rdch something over 400 were color
ed. This is more than has often been
cast at an election in the entire
ocunty. The colored people were Very
quiet and orderly. They voted mostly
for republican electors and L. R.
Hampton, their candidate for the
legislature. C. W. Hunter, demo
cratic candidate for representative,
received fourteen votes from the ne
groes, and L. R. Hampton . received
eight votes from the whites. The col
ored people voted heavily against the,
amendment. - v.
hijee 1 majority, and against the
amendment at least five to one.
Returns from several country pre
cincts showed' about the same pro
portion as in the city democratic
and against bondsv. ; 4 , -iMr.
R. B. Meffert was elected coun
ty, commissioner by a large majority
It will take a long time to tabulate
the result of the election, but enough
is -known to make it certain the state
went democratic by a big majority,
and from all returns available, the
bond amendment is defeated Alachua
county went against it ajmost as
heavily as Mariott. i 1 " '
SPECIMEN PRECINCTS
: ;. (Special)
Tampa, ' Nov. 3. Eighty-nine scat
tered precincts of the state incomplete
give'for the amendment 3710; against,
GEO. W. STEVENS
Richmond, Nov. 3. Geo. W: Stev
ens, president of the Chesapeake &
Ohio railway, dropped dead today at
White Sulphur Springs' He had been
ill since the death of his son ra 1918.
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE
; f ' OF TRAINS EN" OCALA
f l - Seaboard Air Line
Arrive from Jacksonville.!. 2:09 a. m
Leave for Tampa.,....-.. 2:10a.m.
Arrive from Jacksonville . . 1:30 p.m.
Leave for Tampa......... 1:50 p. m
Arrive from . Jacksonville. . 4:04 p. m.
Leave for Tampa ..... . , . . 4:05 p.m.
Arrive from Tampa.. ..... 2:14a.m.
Leave for Jacksonville. ; . . 2:15 a. m.
Arrive-from Tampa........ 1:35p.m.
Leave for Jacksonville.... 1:55p.m.
Arrive from Tampa.....';. 4:04 n. m.
Leave for Jacksonville. . . . 4 :C5 p. m.
. . Atlantic Coast Line
Leave for St. Petersburg. .'2:49 a. m.
Arrive from Jacksonville.. 3:34 p.m.
Leave for St. Petersburg.. 3: So p.m.
Arrive from Jacksonville.. 10 :12p.m.
Leave for Leesbursr....... 10:13 p.aa.
Arrive from St. Petersburg 2:11 ft. m.'
Leave for Jacksonville'.... Z :12a.m.
Arrive from St. PetersbUTg l:5p.m.
Leave for, Jacksonville.... 1:45p.m.
Arrive from Leesburg. . . . 6:41 a. ra.
Arrive from Jacksonville. . 6:43 a.-nv
Leaye for Jacksonville. . . . .6:42 a. m.
Arrive from Homosassa. . . L25 p. m.
Leave for Homosassa.. ,.. 3:25 p.m.
Arrive from Gainesville,
daily except Sunday. . . . 11:50 a. m.
Leave for Gainesville, dafly
except Sunday ........ 4:45p m.
Leave for Lakeland Tues
day, Thursday, Saturday 7:25 a.m.
Ar. from Lakeland,- Toes- y
day, Thursday, Saturday 11:03 p.m.
Leave for Wilcox, Monday,
Wednesday and Friday. . T,:10 a. m,
Arrive frQm Wilcox," Mon-'
day- Wednesday, Friday. 6:45 p.m.
b, a. Masons
Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter No. 13 R. A. on the fourth
Friday in every month at 8. p. m.
$ ;.- H. S. Wesson, TL P.
Jake Brown Secretary
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ASSOCIATION FOR -
; PROTECTION OF SAVINGS
Ponzi ligh Finance ; Fiasco Tau ght
People of Boston a Needed
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' ' (Associated Press)
Boston, Nov. 2 An Organization
to promote. thrift and to protect sav-
ings has been incorporated here as an
outgrowth of the war-time -conservation
campaigns and the recent ponzi
high finance fiasco. ' It will be known
as the Association for the promotion
and Protection of Savings and will
combine with .the encouragement of
safe investment an educational pro
gram to combat quick-rich schemes.
At the head of the association is
Alfred L. Aikert; former governor of
the federal reserve bank in this city.
Those associated with him include
leaders in the -thrift, liberty loan and
other campaigns of recent yearsThe
association will co-operate with the
fwork of l.he
savings division of the
treasury department, but its activities
will be distinct from any government
branch. ' . ' . .- ..
The educational ' department will
te divided into "school and home "eco
nomic sections, the former covering
education in thrift in. colleges, public,,
private, parochial normal and voca-i
tional schools and the latter workirig
with women's organizations, fraternal
bodies,' the array and navy, the' pro
fessions and,, the churches'.
The business department " will be
divided into industrial and commer
cial, agricultural and banking sec
tions. The industrial and commercial
section will work with labor unions,
associated, industries, the . wholesale
and retail trades, - Americanization
committee and ; the Young: Men's
Christian Association industrial sec
retaries. The agricultural section will
be concerned ,with the granges and
farm bureaus and the banking section
will have its work with the savings,
rational, trust company and co-opera
tive banks,. insurance and investment
banking accounts and trust com
panies. ; ,
OUTBREAK AT OCOEE 1
Associated P8
Orlando, Nov. 3. A negro named
Perry was hung from a tree and hisj
body riddled vith bullets after a night 1
of rioting near here, starting when a
negro went to the polls armed . with
a shotgun because he was not allowed
to vote, not having paid his poll taxes.
Two white men are dead and an un
known number of negroes are dead.
.(Times-Union)
Orlando, Nov. 2. -Reported race
riot at Ocoee, nine miles west. Trou
ble came from unregistered negroes
who approached the polling place in
a body and demanded ballots. Reports
say one nego was killed," ' and Sam
Saulsbury, former chief of police of
Orlando, wounded in the arm. Fifty
carloads of men left Orlando to help
preserve order.
APPLICATION FOR PARDON
Notice is hereby given that I, R. B.
Duff, intend to apply to the state
board of pardons, at its next meeting,
Nov. 9 and 10, 1920, at Tallahassee,
Florida, for a pardon from, the sen
tence pronounced on me in the cir
cuit court of Marion county, at Ocala,
Fla., June 2, 1920. R.'B. Duff.
Raif ord, Fla, 'Oct. 9, 1920. wedl4t
OCALA LODGE NO. ZSS B. P. O. E.
Ocala Lodge No. 286, 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's and the . Book
Shop,.;: 113 Main street. ! ;'
.t: " -:, C Miller, E U :
E. J. Crcok. Secretary. . -
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HALLOWE'EN PARTY
' FOR CHILDREN
Mrs.' H H. Black entertained at a
beautifully appointed Hallowe'en
party Monday afternoon at'i;he home
of her parents, Mr. and Mnu George ,
Martin, in compliment to h.r s;nall
niece, Irnette Wilson. About fifteen
of Irnette's .closest little playmates
were, present, and for several hours ,
they enjoyed themselves at all kinds
cf games such as fortune telling, bob
bing for "apples, etc.
he dining room was attractively
decorated .in Hallowe'en colors and
pumpkins. In the center of the din
ing room table was placed the lovely
ornamented birthday cake bearing six
candles as it was. Imette s ' sixth
birthday.,
Each little guest was given an
unique Hallowe'en souvenir, which
caused much merriment. . Refresh
ments were served and shortly after
the guests departed, having had one
of the happiest times of their young
lives. - .
FARM NOTES BY
THE COUNTY AGENT
Interesting .to cane syrup produc--ers
-is the announcement from the de
partment of agriculture at Urashing
tcn that a, process has beeri worked
opt by the bureau of chenxlstry for
making,, syrup that will not ferment
or turn to sugar.' We have, a letter
from the . chief chemist, ' e:tr laining
the process and offering: to give dem
onstrations of tHe.v method; to the
farmers of this county if they are in
terested As . soon tas definite plans
for these demonstrations" can be
worked out, we will i advertise s the
meeting places and date3. V
The great trouble-with syrup has
been that ivhen made thin enough not
t, crystaHize, it would ferment in
summer and when made thick so as
to prevent fermentation fit . would
turn to sugar. Either trouble is an
obstacle to handling syrup in bulk and
has made necessary the practice of
using air-tight containers with pro
per sterilization. The new m thod
involves the use of a little extract of
yeast when the cane juice is boiled
down half way to syrup arid leaving
it to stand unfinished, for twelve
hours when ie cooking hi resumed
and carried 4 on m the regniar way.
i The extra expense is very small, but
extra barrels or tanws wilf be requir-
cd, and a second kettle or. pan where
a large' amount of syrup js to be
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,Now is the time to select the hens
for laying the eggs from which to
raise pullets next year. The hens
that have been laying all summer
and fall and have not yet fully moult
ed are the good layers. They haven't
shed their feathers because they have
been laying. Those hens, that molted
along from July to September are the
poor layers. They shed o:f then -because
they stopped laying and had
nothing else to do. They will never
be pVofitable egg ' producers and
should be eaten. or sold. Mark the
good laying hens so they will be
known - in the spring, and save eggs
from them to raise pullets,
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Scuppernong grape vines should be
pruned as ; soon as the leaves have
fallen for the reason that there will
be less bleeding then than at any
other time of the year. Thinning cat
the vines improves the crop of grapes
and tends to lengthen the life of the
plant If-a larger vine is Wanted, the
arbor should be added" to as fast as
the limbs grow -out. If the young
branches are allowed to hang down,
the vine is checked in its growth and
will never attain much site.
Wm. A.
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. County Agent.
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Clothffij? & Shoe Cosiny. Ersry-
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