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ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCHES LOCAL NEWS TO PRESS TIME TEMPERATURES This Morning,. 64; This Afternoon, 83 WEATHER FORECAST Fair tonight and Saturday; moderate temperature. OCALA, FLORID A.FR1DAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1922 VOLUME TWENTY-EIGHT. NO. 2tt Sun Rises Tomorrow, 6:44; Sets, 5:39 FLORIDA BOYS AT OFFICERS READY FOR THE OUTLAWS T THE SULTAN OUT SOME REAL MONEY F A GREAT AIRSHIP OCALA STAK PRESIDENT BIDS US TO RIVE THAIS ANGORA URNS SETBACK FOR THE LENGTHY SKIRTS WAIT T BORROW AS OOTBALL PRACTICE Escaped Convict and One of His Pals Killed in Attack on St. Louis And Memphis Express Memphis, Nov. 3. Jack Kennedy, a former convict, who served a long term in the Missouri penitentiary for holdup and robbery of a Frisco pas senger train, and an unidentified ban dit were shot and killed in what rail road officials here declare was an un successful attempt, early today, to rob mail and express cars of the fast St. Louis and Memphis train on the Frisco system, which left St. Louis last night. Six or more masked ban dits were in the gang. The holdup was planned in Memphis ten days ago, according to postoffice inspectors, who were tipped off to the plan. As a re sult all night trains in both directions on the Frisco system between Mem phis and St. Louis have carried extra guards heavily armed. When the train stopped near Wittenburg, Mo., short ly after midnight a fusillade of shots was fired by the bandits who seemed to be scattered along the track. The fire was returned by guards on the train. In the gun fight which follow ed Kennedy and one of his compan ions were killed. The others made their escape in an automobile. OFFICERS LAID A TRAP Wittenberg, Mo., Nov. 3. (By the Associated Press). Jack Kennedy, veteran Missouri train robber and a companion, whose name is believed to be Logan, were shot and killed early today by postoffice inspectors after they had robbed a mail car on a Frisco passenger train. The stolen mail was recovered. Six postal inspectors, three railroad special agents and two deputies were waiting near the scene of the robbery, which had been anticipated through previous watching of Kennedy's movements. Kennedy and his com panion were making for an automo bile with the stolen mail when ordered to halt. The bandits opened fire and the officers returned it. The inspectors said Kennedy and his pal boarded the train seven miles ncrth of here. They cut the engine, mail and express cars off, drove the engineer and fireman from the engine, ran the cars several miles up the track, held up the mail clerks and then detached the locomotive and ran it to Wittenberg. The officers were waiting for them when they jumped off. STRIVING TO FIX THE STATUS OF SAURIANS Washington, Nov. 3. When is, and when isn't, an alligator a harmless animal, has been a much mooted ques tion. Those who have undergone the still more or less discussed fictional adventure of the destruction in a big 'gator's switchable tail, are some what decided. There are many folks who still believe a youngster is a playful pet that can be kept in the parlor as a chum for the baby; but one woh has had even the smallest hang onto his amicably extended fore finger with the grim persistence of a steel vise, may still be firm in his be lief that its best to leave 'em alone at any age. The postoffice department, how ever, has decided that while under twenty inches over-all length, the baby saurian is harmless. So are baby chicks, soft-shelled crabs, blood worms and chameleons. One may feel confident the blood worm can be fondled with ease and without fear of danger, and still have his doubts also in regard to baby ter rapins, but the latter also are classed by the department as harmless. This classification has been made by the department for the ease of mind of harassed postmatsers whose clients have sought to make of their offices near-menageries. The mail ability of live "mail matter" is still a haay question among the general public, and even among many post masters, the department declares, so to clear up the matter, a circular has been prepared to settle the question. For more than a year live fowls and domestic animals were acceptable for mailing under a ruling which pre scribed their handling only when the complete journey was made by motor truck, but this ruling was revoked more than a year ago. Another ap plying to the insurance and C. O. D. privileges of such shipments was not modified, under which regulations a few shipments of live fowls and do mestic animals have been accepted by postmasters. Only small live animals "having no offensive odor and requiring no food or water in transit," such as the ani mals mentioned, and their like, may be sent in , the mails and insured against loss. Alligators up to twenty inches are. included in the list. Turkish National Assembly Reported To Have Upset An Ancient Ottoman Tradition London, Nov. 3. (By Associated Press). The report that the Turkish nationalist assembly at Angora has passed a law suppressing the sultan ate of Turkey and the law of succes sion to the throne, is contained in a Constantinople dispatch quoting An gora advices. REPUDIATING TREATIES Angora, Nov. 2. (By Associated Press). The Turkish nationalist as sembly has announced it considers null and void all treaties and conven tions concluded since March 16th, 1920, by the Constantinople adminis tration. STRIKES A BLOW AT SUPERSTI TION Such action by the national assem bly would mean that the sultan is de posed. In future, according to the dispatches, only the Caliph in Turkey will be periodically elected without government prerogative, all power being in the hands of the national assembly. OXFORD Oxford, Oct. 31 Tonight is spooks' night and many spooks, or imaginary spirits, are walking among the beau tiful little orange and pecan grove of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Griggs, where they have arranged to communicate with each other and have revealed to them their future forture or misfor tune. Last Sunday Mr. W. L. Brinson and Mrs. J. S. Hall of Oxford, and Mr. W. T. Brinson of Wildwood, through' some previous arrangement went over to Eureka, where they met Mr. Adam Brinson of Palatka, and a few other special friends at the home of their father, Mr. J. J. Brinson, to enjoy a small family reunion and otherwise spend a day of real pleasure in the old home, one of the most sacred spots in the memory of our lives. In our imagination we can see them mixing and mingling with each other, while a sumptuous repast was being prepared to be served under a large orange tree loaded with golden fruit, and how they once more rehearsed the little incidents of childhood days of fifty or sixty years ago, when they were little tots about the fireside; and their school days, the happiest of all days. And we can hear, also, among all the pleasant and happy thoughts of this occasion, whether it was men tioned or not, some of the sad occur rences along the path of life; of how in due time the children became grown and began to leave the fireside and go out to distant lands, leaving father and mother alone. And, had- dest of all, though it is the fate of us all, it is only a question when each one will begin to depart this life, and the places that once remembered us will know us no more. Mr. Brinson is one of the most venerable citizens in Marion county, being about eighty- three years old, and enjoys reasonable good health, and in spite of a few sad thoughts it was a Dleasant dav for him. Let us hone that he may enjoy many others. Mr. W. B. Coggins of Weirsdale and other parties supposed to be county officials were in Oxford one day last week interviewing" Commis sioner O'Dell. The Sumter county board of com missioners met again last Tuesday. It "sho" do pay to be commissioner here this year. Mr. WTill Morris & Co., of Wild wood, the "company" consisting of some of Wildwood's fairer sex, were visiting Oxford last Sunday. A streak of bad (luck) lightning struck Mr. Joshua Driggers' barn last Sunday night, setting fire to same and burning up some corn, hay and a few chickens. His hogs, cows, horses, mules anTi other valuables were not hurt. Not so bad after all. Mr. Ed.: You might inform Shady that we do not necessarily write for either Wildwood, Coleman nor Ox ford, but to some extent for amuse ment and for the Ocala Star. We got some time ago from a very highly educated man that a "genius" is a lop-sided person, and here comes the Star man telling people that we have the misfortune of being one. Gee, how they romp on us. The Harvard astronomers who have located a new universe six hundred thousand trillion miles from the earth will be needed later to figure the total issues of marks and rubles. Cincin nati Enquirer. The old-fashioned religious revival J depended on faith. And so does a I business revival. Fresno Republican. New York Department Store Has Put In a Big Order For The Short Dresses New York, Nov. 3. Long skirts have received another setback if early orders for spring are any indication. A New York department store has placed orders for spring suits with skirts nine inches from the ground. SHADY Shady, Nov. 2. Rev. and Mrs. W. P. Buhrman were calling on friends here Thursday afternoon. Mrs. R. H. Redding and Ralph Red ding went to Tampa Sunday via auto mobile, going to have a specialist treat Ralph's eyes. Mrs. J. I. Smith is enjoying a visit from her sister from Savannah. Those attending the Phillips-Van Roy debate at the courthouse Monday evening from here were S. R. Pyles, Mr. and Mrs. George Buhl, W. B. Jones, Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Douglas and Arthur Douglas Jr. Saturday and Sunday as per pre vious announcement were the days of the fifth Sunday meeting of the Shady Baptist church and for the second time this church has had the honor and pleasure of entertaining a large representation of the Marion Associa tion. The services Saturday were good and helpful. Prominent among the speakers of the day were Rev. A. M. Yarborough of Hawthorn, Rev. Gibbons of Melrose, Rev. R. Y. Wal- den of Flemington, Mr. W. T. Gary and Rev. Boatwright of Ocala ana Rev. J. H. Martin of Island Grove. Sunday morning a large audience listened to a splendid talk on the sub ject of the Sunday school lesson by Prof. H. G. Shealy. Other subjects were discussed by Revs. Boatwright, Plummer, Rogers, Hardester and Walden. Rev. Walden preached the morning sermon to an unusually large audience. The building was crowded and the crowd outside was even larger. Rev. Walden, who is a train ed gospel singer, delighted the audi ences both days by singing some of his favorite songs. Sunday afternoon a short session was called and some subjects discussed briefly. Many vis itors, preachers and delegates left immediately after 'this service. The fact that the Belleview B. Y. P. U. was to give a program in the evening and Rev. Boatwright to follow with one of his excellent sermons held a large part, of the crowd at the church. The Belleview Union arrived in due time and their songs and the render ing of their program was splendid. This is one of the best young peo ples' unions in the association and has some of the brightest, most earn est workers. We know. May they continue in their efforts and may their tribe increase. Just across and opposite from the Belleview visitors was that fine look ing band from Anthony. We were sorry we only had two eyes as we'd liked to have been able to look at all of these young people at the same time. Rev. Boatwright brought An thony over in his big school truck, which truck we believe is the best in the county and we ought to know for we have seen two of the county scnooi 1 trucks Another county truck was from Sparr. When we tell you that in it were A. J. Stephens and about twenty-five others even better looking than he, you can draw on your own imag ination for the rest. Electra was there. Rev. Brant piloted a band from over there. Lake Weir was there. Mr. Blair of the Lake Weir church was ordained dea con for his church Sunday afternoon, Rev. R. F. Rogers assisted by the other ministers present performing the service. Other places represented at the services Saturday and Sunday were Summerfield, Charter Oak, Oak and several others. If all of the people present were Baptists, then methinks it was fine weather for this denomi nation and we know Shady is much helped and encouraged by the occas ion as we hope all who attended from a distance were, Perhaps next-week we can give you some "echoes" from the fifth Sunday meeting. Manuel, exiled King of Portugal, says that he is a democrat at heart and in practise. He must confess, tho' the practice was forced on him. Philadelphia Evenine Public Led ger. The three R's of the American school of diplomacy seem to be Res cue. Relieve and Relinquish. Sacra mento Bee. When England drops a pilot she re tains the chart. Wall Street Journal. In London, Nov. 3. The German cab inet, according to the Central News, has decided to ask the reparations commission for permission to nego tiate a foreign loan of five hundred million gold marks for the purpose of stabilizing the mark. TEUTONS WERE PEEVED Geneva, Nov. 3. (By Associated Press). German representatives in the international labor conference I here left the meeting this morning owing to differences concerning the use of the German language. WOULD DO FOR WALLPAPER New York, Nov. 3. German marks slumped to another new low record here today, being quoted at 1 cents a hundred. FORGET-ME-NOT DAY Cincinnati, O., Nov. 3. National "Forget-Me-Not" Day, in honor of America's wounded and disabled vet erans of the world war, to be held Saturday, will be more extensively observed than any of those in pre vious years, C. Hamilton Cook, na tional commander of the Disabled Amercan Veterans of the World War, announced today after compiling re ports from all sections of the country. With that announcement, Mr. Cook stated that Mrs. Warren G. Harding had made the first contribution to the day in receipt of a check and accom panying letter of "appreciation for the work among the wounded and dis abled veterans and for the attention and sympathy shown her during her recent illness." . The organization has within its ranks more than 100,000 of America's maimed and crippled heroes of the recent war. In addition to the several ( hundred chapters of the organization taking an active part in the day numerous citizens' committees have been organized in smaller cities and towns, where the disabled veterans are not organized. "It is in the interest of 500,000 dis abled veterans that 'Forget-Me-Not' Day is to be observed," said Mr. Cook. "In the maintenance of national leg islative activities in their behalf, es tablishment of club houses and sum mer camps for chapters and groups of these men, furtherance of national hospitalization and rehabilitation pro- ects, and numerous other active measures for the betterment of the country's disabled veterans. "The life problems of the Ameri can service men who were wounded or disabled during the world war were directly affected by the wounds and disabilities they received on the fields of action, many of whom are still lying on beds of pain in many parts of our country." Governors of thirty-eight states have issued proclamations, approving the day and many state heads have announced their intention of assist ing in the sale of forget-me-nots. Mayors and civic heads also have en dorsed the campaign, which has been approved by the National Informa tion Bureau. President and Mrs. Harding, officials of the government bureaus and several other national and state agencies interested in ex tensive relief activities. MEETING OF THE DeMOLAY The Order of DeMolay meets to night at eight o'clock at the Masonic hall. Members urged to attend and Masons invited Evident that the Paper Supply Germany is Almost Exhausted Rf member WHAT A DIFFICULT 00b IT W TO PICK OUT A HAT VVHE.M WU WERE SlNfclt - BUT Preparing to Put Up the Game Of Their Young Lives With ' Harvard Tomorrow Cambridge, Nov. 3 The University of Florida football squad accompanied by President Murphree and a lively alligator mascot arrived today and was soon at practice in the Harvard stadium for its game with the Crim son eleven tomorrow. Coach Kline said the players stood the trip well but that the team would probably go into action with three regulars out, Scott nursing a bad leg and Barchon an( C36 being indisposed. The Har- vard men will be mostly second string players. , LOSING MONEY ON A STEAMBOAT LINE Washington, Nov. 3. The Georgia, Florida & Alabama railroad was au thorized today by the Interstate Com merce Commission to abandon the steamboat line it has been operating between Carrabelle and Apalachicola. CARLOAD OF ORANGES SHIPPED FROM COLEMAN Coleman, Nov. 1. The first carload of oranges to leave Coleman since the coolness of 1895 went forward last week, shipped by B. H. and B. C. Bridges, who shipped several other cars this week. They wer the famous Parson Browns, and should bring fancy prices. The cessation of orange culture, for which Sumter was famous she has the largest grove today in Florida turned attention to trucking and gen eral farming. So prolific has been the yields with the minimum of fertilizer, that this, the third smallest county in all South Florida, shipped forty-five per cent of all Florida products last year, 32,000 out of a total of 70,000 cars. Leading the United States in beans, the South in cabbages and Florida in cucumbers, and with heavy crops of all other vegetables, fruits and mel ons, it is good news to see her orange land go back into that profitable in dustry. Tampa Tribune. KILLED BY THE KURDS Proof That Syria Isn't Healthy For "American Professors New York, Nov. 3. Lester James Wright of Waukesha, Wis., formerly a professor at the University of Wis consin, whore muraer near Aleppo, Syria, was reported early this week, met his death 'at the hands of eight Kurd bandits, said a cablegram to the Near East relief headquarters detail ing the attack. Wright, Enoch R. Applegate of Jersey City, N. Jn a native chauffeur, and two native relief workers were returning to Aleppo by automobile from Antioch, where they had been on an inspection tour, the cable said, when they were fired on without warning. Wright was instantly killed by a bullet through the neck, and Ap plegate was wounded in the leg. The chauffeur was slightly scratched but the other two members of the party escaped injury. They were allowed to proceed after the bandits had strip ped them of all valuable personal property. Wright had just been made direc tor of the Near East relief unit at Harpoot, and had planned to return to his station the next day. He was buried last Monday at the American church in Beirut with impressive cere monies attended by leading Ameri cans, Greeks and Armenians in the city. o f inn Sets Aside November 30 as Day On Which We Shall Eat Turkey If We Can Get It Washington, Nov. 3. Declaring the state of the nation "presents very much to justify a nation-wide and most sincere testimony of gratitude for the bounty which has been be stowed upon us," President Harding in his annual Thanksgiving proclama tion issued today, calls upon the Am erican people to observe Thursday, Nov. 30th, as a "day of thanksgiving, supplication and devotion." AVEZZANO WILL BE ITALIAN AMBASSADOR London, Nov. 3. (By Associated Press). Baron Romano Avezzano has been appointed Italian ambassa dor to the United States which post he formerly held, to succeed Vittorio Ricci, resigned. FORT MEADE VS. WILDCATS The Ocala Wildcats will ' measure strength against the Fort Meade team on the local gridiron tomorrow. Fort Meade has a strong team. They played Hillsborough high last week and only lost by two touchdowns. This puts them in a class that will be hard to reach but the Wildcats feel that they have what it takes to touch them up for a few points. The Wildcats' game with Lake City last week showed that they had some stuff. Lake City has a good team but did not register a very large victory over the Wildcats. Those who saw the game said that our team showed up very well along with the Lake City boys, although we got licked. The management of the Lake City team is going to recommend Maurice Stev ens for all-state center. If Steve makes this position Ocala will be on the high school football map. Due to a large number of ineligible players the line-up has been changed somewhat from that seen in Ocala in the Palatka game. The Wildcats have been unfrtunate in losing some of their best players but the subs who are replacing them will fftl the gaps well enough to stop most of the leaks. The probable line-up for tomorrow will be: Borland, left end; Lindsay Troxler, left tackle; Hall, left guard; Stephens (Capt.) center; Lummus, right guard; Leak, right tackle; Lewis, right end; Moses, quarter) Daniels, right half; Knight, left half; Ferguson, full back. Substitutes: Thomas, Veal, Ausley, Timmons, Pot ter, Simmons, Knight. Referee, Nor ton Davis. The game will be called at 3:30. The price is four-bits (50c.) The boys need the money and you will enjoy the game. Come see the Wildcats in ac tion. They will show you the result of much hard work. The Wildcats will play DeLand here Nov. 11th and Bartow here Nov. 30th. These are the only other games in Ocala this season. Dont miss a single one of them. RESOLUTIONS Whereas, It has pleased Almighty God in His wise providence to remove from our midst by death, Mrs. Framn Leavengood, the mother of our es teemed friend and brother, Port V. Leavengood; be it therefore Resolved, That in the death of Mrs. Leavengood we as well as the entire community have sustained a great loss; that we bear willing testimony to the many virtues, the unquestioned probity and stainless character of the beloved deceased; that we offer to the bereaved family and mourning friends our heart felt condolence, and pray that he who doeth all things well may give to them the peace that passeth all understanding; Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be presented to the fam ily, that they be engrossed in the re cords of this order and furnished to the press. Resolutions adopted in regular meeting October 31st, 1922. C. Simmons, M. M. little, F. W. Ditto, Committee for Tulula Lodge No. 22, I. O. O. F. Joseph Malever, N. G. H. G. Shealy, Secretary. The French are trying out a new fuel composed of a mixture of alcohol and gasoline. We predict now it wont work. Experiments in this country have proved it is too danger ous. Philadelphia Inpuirer. If the nations are too poor to pay their debts, where do they get the money to pay for cancelation propa ganda? Brockville Recorder. The "wets" are now having their ocean travaiL Washington Post. McCready and Kelly Essay the Continent Flight in a Big Monoplane San Diego, Nov. 3. Lieuts. John A. McCready and .Oakley Kelly, two army aviators, took off at Rockwell Field at 5:59 a. m. today in an at tempt to cross the continent from Ry,n Diego to New York without stop in the great monoplane T-2. DUNNELLUN Dunnellon, Nov. 1. A board and committee meeting of the Woman's Club was held last Wednesday and pxans were perfected for the fall and winter work of the club. The opening meeting of the season will be held in the Masonic building Nov. 10th, 3:30 p. m. Mrs. KetUy ol Gainesville, vice president of section four, will address the club on the ten-mill ?t. This will be an open meeting to which the 10th, oysters will be served in any style -at the Robinson building oppo site the postoffice. Mrs. C G. Leit ner, chairman of the ways and means committee, will have charge of the oyster supper and a treat is assured ail who attend. The proceeds of the oyster supper will go to swell the fund which has been started for the club building to be erected in the near future and which is the hope and ex pectation of club members. At the board meeting, Mrs. H. Swartz, presi dent and Mrs. J. F.. Curry, first vice president, were elected delegates to the federated club convention to be held in Green Cove Springs Nov.21 22, inclusive. Mrs. Mary S. Grum bles and Mrs. A. L. Neville were elected as alternates. Mrs. B. J. Ben son was appointed chairman of the year book committee and will present a copy for the club's approval at the next meeting. ' A spirited voting contest for' queen of the high school carnival was held at Metcalf's drugstore Saturday eve ning, and the two contestants, ''Bob by" Perry, a senior; andTMarie Hem- rick, a junior, ran a close race until a few minutes of closing time, when Miss Bobby won by 105 votes and will gracefully carry out her duties as "queen" at the carnival to be held on the school grounds Nov. 3rd. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Mixson, Mrs. C. E. Hood and Miss Helen White motor ed to Mcintosh Tuesday of last week to attend the Presbyterial efficiency conference, which was well attended by Ocala, Reddick .and Archer dele gates, this being a group conference held for the benefit of these Presby terian woman's auxiliaries. The meet ing was conducted by Presbyterial President Mrs. A S. Harris of Jack sonville. Miss Bessie Dew returned to her home in St. Petersburg Tuesday, aft er a pleasant visit here as the guest of Miss Clara Kibler, Mrs. Lee Knight, Mrs. O. P. Hood and Mrs. C. E. Hood and their broth ers, John and Frank Waters, formed a motor party to Madison Tuesday. " Miss Marguerite Lumpkin, one of the high school teachers, was a week end visitor to Gainesville. Mrs. Powell, Mrs. Bawls, Mrs. Pra ter, Mrs. Cocowitch, Mrs. Leitner and Mrs. Strange attended the annual session of the W. M. U. at Wflliston last week. Prof and Mrs. J. E. Willett were shopping in Ocala Saturday. Mrs. D. B. Kibler returned Satur day from an extended visit to her dauehter. Mrs. Herman Watson. a Lakeland. ' The regular meeting of the Baptist Ladies' Aid Society was held with Mrs. J. F. Cocowitch, twenty-three members being present. Complete ar rangements were made for the bazaar which is to be held the week before Thanksgiving. The associational re port showed that the aid and mission ary societies had contributed $1054J)6 to the different objects fostered by the ladies. The November meeting will be with Mrs. J. F. Meredith. Mrs. G. W. Scofield of Inverness was combining business with pleasure in town Friday. Miss Marie Grumbles, who is a public is very cordially invited. At 6 o'clock of the same evening, Nov. member of the faculty of Mount Dora high school, spent the week-end with home folks. A new dam across the Bine Nile at Sennar, 150 miles above Khartum, will be built by a well known British contracting firm. The dam will be more than two miles long and approx imately 650 miles of drainage and irrigation canals will be constructed. The land so reclaimed will be used for the cultivation of cotton. When the work starts nearly 7,000 hands will be employed and it will take three years to complete the project.