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How Dr Clarence Strouse Stirred StirredUp SllrredUp StirredUp
Up Frankfort FrankfortFROM FrankfortPROM frankfortFROM
Great Interest Aroused ArousedThe ArousedTheatricul The Theatrical Theatrical ¬
atrical Dates Cancelled CancelledWho CancclledWho CancelledWho
Who Strouse Is IsThe liThe IsThe
The following excerpts from i long longspecial IflllgpeciBt IOUgspeclal
special public puhllscct ed In the Louisville LouisvilleCourier loul IoufavilleCourier lIle lIleCourier
Courier Journal of rccetnbur 7 will be beof heof beof
of interest to many InI of our reader who wlioare whoare whoare
are friends and admirers of Kv R Dr DrClarence DrClarence DrClarence
Clarence Lt I Strouse who is spending the thewinter thewh tilewigter
winter wh ter in Gainesville GainesvilleFrankfort Gaillewlllellrankfort Gatnesv111cFrankfort
Frankfort Ky I Dec D c 6 pcclal ipeclalVisitors pcclalVlsitors
Visitors to Frankfort for the Inaugural Inauguralceremonies IIIRllguralcrelllollics Inauguraleremonlcs
ceremonies this week clk will be struck with withthe withthe withthe
the rellglom + interest apparent on every everyhand ccr ccr4and everyband
hand amoiifc the best citizens of the little littleState littleItate littlestate
State capital mid UlII this will bear informa information InformAtl Informalion ¬
lion tl n to the beaux of other cities c tles of the theState theState theState
State who are doubtless In a quandary quandaryover
over notes of declination to attend the in inaugural Inaugurat Inaugural
augural ball the social of nITilr ilr of the occa occasion occaslourecelved occaslou ¬
sion slourecelved received from society sodet girls here hereThe hereTbeorce mereThe
The Tbeorce force forcer eloquence and logic of a noted notedevangelist notedevan notedevangelist
evangelist evan ellst who has spent the last few fewweeks fewwcetca fewweeks
weeks here has accomplished it nnd the themore thclItore themore
more worldly have feared that his ores aresence nresence oresence
ence would have a dampening effect on onthe onthe omithe
the wholeaffait whol whole affair But such has not been beenthe beenthe beenthe
the case except as to the Inaugural ball balland ballnd balland
and nd 1rankfort 1lral klort has completed com lletet prepara preparations preparatlons preparatious ¬
tions to care for 20000 persons who are areexpected areexpected areexpected
expected to be present to witness the sec second second secand ¬
ond Inauguration and third swearing in inof Inot inof
of Gov J C W V Deckham as Chief Executiye Ex Executiye Executlve
ecutiye of the CommonwealthCRKAT Commonwealth
Not Nolin in years has there been such wide widespread wideaprealllnterest widespread ¬
spread aprealllnterest interest iu Frankfort In things re religious reIIglous rehgious ¬
ligious or such feeling and excitement excitementin
in a denominational way All classes classesalike classtsatlkcuttended classesalikeattended
alike atlkcuttended attended the services and id d allowed allowedinterest IIhowedIllterest showedititerest
interest from Governor Justices of the theCourt theCqurl theCourt
Court of o f Appeals of the State public of officlals ofdclals ofdclals
dclals of State county and city to the thehumblest thel1umblest thehumblest
humblest citizen citizenTHEATRICAL citizenTIItATRICAI cltizeuTiIRATRICAi
This evangelist the Rev Dr Clarence ClarenceD Clarenctt3trouse
D Strouse a Virginian conducted his hismeetings hismeetings hismeetings
meetings In I the he operahouse in connec connectlon connectlon counection
tlon with the City Hallaid halt aHt so strongly stronglydll IItrongttn
dll he Inveigh against worldly amuse amusements alllllsements amuseBents ¬
ments the theater and the ball room roomthat raoUlthat roomthat
that a musical comedy company booked bookedhere bookellher bookedhere
here for or two performances on Tlianksgiv Tlianksgivjug
jug afternoon and evening and whichbooking which whichbooking whichbooking
booking prevented him speaking there therethat theretbat therethat
that when the management of the thea thewtar theater theater ¬
ter opened the doors not a dozen persons personswere personswet personswere
were In attendance and the company did diddot didot didlot
dot ot performIu perform
Iu the evening of the same day the theyoung theyoung theyoung
young men of Frankfort had out invita invitations IlIvltatlons invitations ¬
tions for or a Thanksgiving german at the theCapital theCapital theCapital
Capital Hotel Uot 1 ball all room and while 1ic tlicgerman t1egerman 1icgerman
german was being f > danced with greatly greatlydecreased greatlydecreasetl greatlydecreased I
decreased numbers the minister con coniducted conducted conduct ¬
ducted duct a prayer service in the parlor parlorbelow parlorbelow parlorbelow
below with many young women 04 0 the thesociety thesociety thesocletysetpresegtaudpgrticipatIiig
society socletysetpresegtaudpgrticipatIiig set present pre el1t and participating An Anevidence Auevl Aneyldenpa
evidence evl < tclloe qf q the work he accomplished accomplishedqtong
qtong Ujese ese Hues is best shown In a letter letterjust letterjust letterrst
just rst received by ly the persons who secured securedDr
Dr StrouseV pretence in Frankfort This Thisletter Thistetter Thisletter
letter is from the manager of the theater theaterwho theaterwho theaterwiio
who furnished it free of charge for themeetings the themeetings thelueetlngs
meetings complaining that his business businesshas btsnesshIlS baslnesshas
has already been damaged to the cxtejt cxtejtof
of 1500 4 500 oo to say nothing of what It will willbe willbe willbe
be for the remainder of the the theatri theatrical ¬
cal season seasonIBTITIONED leasonlnTITJONED seasonrETITIONED
Dr Strouse WAS first brought to Frank Frankfort Frankfort rauklorl ¬
fort some six weeks ago through the theRev theRev theRev
Rev C J Nuent of the Methodist Methodistchurch Methodistchurcb Methodistchurch
church to conduct cond ct a revival He had hadsuch hadsucb hadsuch
such success that upon its close and af after areter after ¬
ter he bad left Ie Frankfort the young men menqf menQf men9f
qf the city headed by Secretary Godf God Godfrey Godfrey ¬
frey f rey of the Y M O A Capt Noel NoelGaines NoetQalnesand NoelGaines
Gaines Qalnesand and others sought to have him himreturn himreturn himreturn
return Five hundred young men and andtheir an1thclr andtheir
their mothers and sisters to the number numberof
of four hundred more signed petitions to toOr toDr toDr
Dr Strouse to return and conduct a meet meeting meetIng meetlug ¬
ing at ala a place where whereall all classes and memo members memobers menrhers ¬
bers of all religious denominations might mighthave mighthave mighthavean
havean have an opportunity opp rtunlty to hear him preach preachIn
In this request the ministers of all de denominations denomInations denominations ¬
nominations but one joined joinedWHO joinedwuo joinedwllo
WHO TUB EVANGELIST IS ISSomething JSSomething ISSomething
Something of the man who has so in interested IntereJted intested ¬
tested and stirred the State capital will willbe willbe willbe
be of interest Dr Strouse Is just thirty thirtyfour thirtyrour thirtyfour
four years of age He has been preach preaching preachIng preachhug ¬
ing the Gospel for nine years lie comes comesof
of a wcii wellknown known and wealthy Virginia Virginiafamily VirgIniafamily Virginiafamily
family and before his conversion was a ahorseman ahorsemlill ahorseman
horseman and a society leader He is a aUniversity aUnIversity aUniversity
University graduate and went to school schoolIn
In Paris France Fot four years after afterhe afterhe afterhe
he began hit work as a minister he sup supported supporttd suppported ¬
ported himself from rom his own means not notaccepting notaccepting notaccepting
accepting a cant for his work ork When Whenasked Whenased Whenasked
asked to come to Frankfort and the mat matter matter matter ¬
ter of compensation was mentioned lie heresponded lieresponded lieresponded
responded Only my expenses eXpenses and he hetook hetook hetook
took away with him little more than was wasnecessary WIInecessary wasnecessary
necessary to cover them themGiddingt themGiddings themGlddings
Giddingt Hair Grower does the work workFor workF workFor
For F r Sale by Dr S B ciddings Glddln > rs l caines Gainesville cainesVI11e cainesVille ¬
ville and the Postoffice Drug Store and J JA 1A JA
A Stephens Sttji ens n High Springs Fla I
0 0n
I Appointments tor the Galneivll GalneivllDistrict O OalnecvilDistrict lnewllcDistrict
District DistrictThe DistrictTime
I The recent session of the Methodist McthodlsConference Methoc1lstConferellce MethodistConference
Conference nt Lake City It was one of tin tinmost theIIIC titmimed
most IIIC > St pleasant ever held In years cus Timenlertsinnent Tin Tinentertainment TheentertAlnmeut
entertainment was liberal and whole wholehearted wholeheulect wholehearted
hearted The presidency of Bishop WIl WIlson Wilson VI1son
son was firm gentlemanly and painstaking pains painstaking paInstailing
taking and the appointments gave vcr vcrgeneral vcrgeneral very verygeneral
general satisfaction The reports showedan showed
an increase in membership 1II of over 2000 2000The 2000The 2000The
The educational Interests of the church churcharc
arc in fine condition nnd the school attendnuce at attendance attenclance ¬
tendance his Increased about twenty per peicent percellt percent
cent The Bishops sermon on Sunday Sundaywas
was said to be bv those who heard heanllt it a amost a1II0 amost
most 1II0 t masterly lIIa terly effort abounding In ele alevoted elevated elevated ¬
vated thought and pure and chaste lan language tanguage Iangunge ¬
guage The next session of the confer conference conferrnce conference ¬
ence will be held at Orlando The fol following following 01 01lowltlK ¬
lowing are the appointments for Gaines Gainesvlllc Gainesville Gainesyule
vlllc District DistrictJ
J I P liilburnPresiding Hilbuni Presiding HIder FldcrGainesville HIderGalneSllIeW llderGahresvilleWf
Gainesville GalneSllIeW V I Carpenter CarpenterAlachua CarpenterAlachuall CarpenterAlachuaP
Alachua Alachuall F Plxton PlxtonHigh PlxtnnUI Pixton111gb
High UI < b Springs and Ncwberry NewberryIh II M MOutland MOutland MOutland
Outland Outlandt
it i t White WhlteO 0 J KennethMelrose Kenneth KennellyMelroseL KetrmellyMelroseL
Melrose MelroseL L D Haynes HaynesInterlachen HaynesInterlachenT IlaynesInterlachenT
InterlachenT T S Annlstead AnnisladBushnellh AnnlsteadBushnellP AnnlsteadlIushnell1
BushnellP M 1 C Cnads CnadsWildwoodSupplied Bads BadsWlldwood ItadsWildwoodSupplied
Wlldwood WildwoodSupplied Supplied by J T Duncan DuncanOcala DuncanOcalat DuncanOcalaL
Ocala Ocalat I W Moore MooreLady Moorerady MooreLady
Lady LakeV A Wier WlerLcesburg WierJcesburgT WierLeesburgT
LeesburgT Lcesburg T W Moore MooreCotton MooreCotton MooreCotton
Cotton PLmtG F Ausrln AusrlnCrystal AusrlnCr AusrinCrystal
Crystal Cr stal River RlverSuppll Suppliad > > < t byj by 1 M Is Mitch Mitchell I Iell
ell 11
Inverness IllvernessW W II Steinmejer SteinmejerReddlck StclnmeerRe StcintneyerReldlckA
Reddlck Re 1dlckA < A M Dalger DalgerCltra UaigerCitraII DalgerCitraH
CitraH Cltra II I n PrazeeJNcanopyR Prazee PrazeeMicanopyR Ilrazeetlcanopy
MicanopyR tlcanopy R J Wells WellsWilllston WellsWllllslon ttelis11illiston
Willlston J H D McRae McRaellronson McRaeBronsoll McRaelironsumi11
llronson lironsumi11 1 n T Rape RapeRochelleM RapeRochelleM RapeRochelleM
RochelleM T Hell dellAuthtonyT HellAnthony IlellAnthonyT
Anthony T II Slstrunk SislrunkHACK SlstrunkBACK SistrunkBCK
Col Chubb Confers Confers With 1Vtth WashingtonOflicials Washington WashingtonOfficials WahlngtonOfficials
Officials OfficialsHon OflicialsNon OfficialsHon
Hon II S Chubb receiver for the theUnited theUnited theUntied
United States land office in this city one oneof oneof oneof
of Floridas most prominent Republicans Republicansnud
nil one of the cleverest of gentlemen gentlemenIPS
IPS returned from Washington Washln ton where he heittd heail
ail otlur r prominent Florida Republicans Republicansuent
went to confer with the President and nndother andother andother
other notables on matters political politicalCol
Col Chubb feel pleased with the re resuit renll renit
+ suit of the trip lie says that Hanna 1lannawill Hannanill HannaIII
will III not be lira a 1 candidate for the Republl Republican
can C I nomination for President and that thathe thatI thatshe
he I Florida delegation will he solid forItcnaevelt for forUxosevelt forRco
Uxosevelt UxoseveltHe Rco evelt eveltlie
lie talked to the proper authorities authoritiesabout Ruthorltlesahout authoritiesabout
about the public building for Gainesville Gainesvillein
1111 in I is cncouriged thinks the work of ofiiilldlng ofhulhtJng ofhnilding
iiilldlng wilt + not be much longer de dctyed debed dehtyed
bed Ihubb N popular with the Pres Presdent Ireadiem res resItlent
dent and others in authority He is a areal areal areal
real nice fellow we like him IIIIUlta its a pity pityics pityhes pityhes
hes ics a Republican RepublicanAdvocate RepubllcanAdvocate RepublicanAdvocate
Advocate Removed RemovedThe Removed1he
The Ploilda Christian Advocate A the theofficial thcofficial theofficial
official organ of the M I F Church South SouthIn
In n Florida which has been ably edited editedor editedfor
for or the last two yeara eara by Rev L I W WMoore WMoor WMoore
Moore and published by tho th 11111 Print PrintuiCo PrintIn Printing
ing In uiCo Co this hl city will hereafter be pubdished pub pubished pubIIshed
dished at Tallahassee and Rev J B Ley Leywill Leywlll Leywill
will be the editor editorThe editorThe editorThe
The conference at Lake City last lastweek lastweek lastweek
week reelected Rev Moore to the editor editorship editorship editorship
ship of the paper p per but heat he at once tendered tenderedhis
his resignation and then Rev Ley was waselected wasele waselected
elected electedThe ele electedThe ted tedTho
The people of Gainesville regret for forthis rorthis forthis
this city to lose lo e the Advocate and Editor KditorMoore J EditorMoore llor llorMoore
Moore but their loss will be Tallahassee Tallahasseeand
and Ocalas gain Mr Moore has beenassigned been beenassigned beenasslgne
assigned < 1 by the conference to Ocala towhich to towhich towhich
which place he will soon go and carry carryhis carrybls carryhis
his family
No Star Two Two Fridays FridaysDesiring FridaysDeslrlug FridaysDesiring
Desiring to give the Star force rorcean an opertunity oper opertunlty opertunlty
tunlty to have a few days off during the theaolldays theholidays theholidays
holidays we have decided Iec ded to put out but butone butone butone
one Issue of the paper each of the two twoweeks twoweeks twoweeks
weeks in which Christmas and New NewYear NewYear NewYear
Year comes comesThe comesThe comesThe
The paper will be Issued on December
22 and V 29 but not on December 25 andJanuary and andfanuary anllIanuary
January I Christmas and nd New Years warsdays Yearsdays ara aradas
days The last issue before Christmas Christmasand
and the one between Christmas and NewYears New NewYears NewYears
Years will be as Interesting as we can canmake canmake canmake
make them and of those issues a a large targenumber largenumber largenumber
number of extra copies will be sent out outand outand outand
and those issues will therefore be more morevaluable morevaluable morevaluable
valuable to advertisers advertisersIf
If you OU want an advertisement read byan by byan byan
an unusually large number of people put putIt
It t in the Star of December 22 and 29 29Jacksonville 29Jacksonville 29Jacksonville
Jacksonville HotelThe Hotel MotelThe HotelThe
The New Travelers Hotel II W Han Hancock lIancock liaacock
cock proprietor and R W Campbell as assistant assistant assistant ¬
sistant manager is the place to stop atopwhen stopwhen stopwhen
Nice Nicerooms Nicerooms Nicerooms
when you OU go to Jacksonville
rooms good table fare reasonable rates ratesand ratesand ratesand
and centrally locatedon Bay Day street In Inbusiness Inbusiness inbusiness
business center Mr Campbell Is of ofWaldo ofWaldo ofWaldo
Waldo Alachua county and It will afford af aff6rd alf6nl
ford him pleasure to treat nicely people peoplerom peoplerrom peoplefrom
from rom his home county when they go to tofacksonville toIacksonville toJacksonville
Jacksonville facksonvilleWhen
want wantgood wantgood wantgood
When Whenou you go BO to Jacksonville
good fare ancf and polite attention at reason reasonable reasonable reasonable
able cost inquire for the Travelers Hotel Ho Holet Holei
let and when you go to Green Cove CoveSprings CoveSpringl CoveSprings
Springs slop at the Riverside Hotel of ofwhich ofwbich ofwhich
which Mr Hancock is also proprietor proprietorIf
If your vourbalr hair Is becoming thin try Gid Olddings Giddings Giddings
dings Unparalleled Hair Grower For Forsale Forsale Forsale
sale by Dr S B ciddlngi Gainesville Gainesvilleand caines rille rillesud
and the Fostoffice Drug and J A AStephen AStephen
Stephen Store High Spring Springf
OF MRS CARVER CARVERDistressing CARVERIJislressing CARVERDistressing
Distressing Experience Hxp i rlencc of a Dc Ievoted Dcotcd DcVOtCl1
voted Husband HllsballdFOUNJ HusbandFOUND HusbandFOUin
Died In Jacksonville Tuesday TuesdayNight TuesdayNightHurled TuesdayNightBuried
Night NightHurled Buried In Gaines Oninesvllle Gainesville Gainesville ¬
ville Yesterday YesterdayOne
One of the tuilest deaths Gainesville Gainesvillepeople Gahleslt1ep Gainesvillepeople
people p oJlle have been called < 1 upon to mourn mournn
In n a long time occurred in JacksonvilleTuesday Jacksonville JacksonvilleTuesday IncksonvilleTuesday
Tuesday night when the spirit of Mrs MrsL
L 1 A Caner nee Miss Ida Mixson took tookts t tookits ok okIts
Its ts flight ftI bt to the God who gave ItOn it itOn ItOn
On that thntlIlght night after supper Mr rr Carverwent Carver Carverkvent Carverwent
went with some friends to the courthouse courthouseo court house houseto
to o hear something of an Important mur murder lIturder miurder ¬
der trial then in progress there and Mrs MrsCarver MrsCarver 11 rs rsCaner
Carver was to go just across the street streetand streetand streetamid
and spend the evening with a lady ft friend friendI1r friendMr lendIr
I1r > Ir Carver promising tocall to call for her herwhen herI herwhen herwhen I
when he returned returnedHit returieltilt
Mr Catver soon returned went to the thelouse thehouse thehouse
house louse of the neighbor expecting to findhis find findhli finllhit
hit wife there but was surprised to learn learnlint learnthat learntthat
that she had not been there lie then theniurried then1iurrl thathurried
hurried 1iurrl d to his home and was horrified to tofind tofind tofind
find the wife whom he had left appear appearntly appearantty appearally
ally well only 0111 a littleuiore tittle more than an hour hourbefore hourberore hourbefore
before prostrate on the floor and life ex exinct extinct exthat
that Physicians were hastily summons summonsed amnnnonsel ¬
ed e < t but the grim monster bad done his hisfork hiswork hiswork
work too well wellthe the loved amid loving wifewas wife wifevas wifewas
was dead deadThe deadrhe deadThe
The remains were prepared for burial burialand burlRlalllt burialand
and shipped to Gainesville via the Seaboard Sea Seaboard Seaboanl ¬
board Air Line Wednesday morning morningMany monltlgUany utorniugllamiy
Many grief griefstricken stricken relatives and friends friendsmet frielulslIIet friendsunet
met the remains at the depot from whichplace which whichplace whichplace
place they were taken to the home of the theparents theparents I Iparents
parents Mr and Mrs Ben en Mixson Mixsonwhere Mixsonwhere Mixsonwhere
where they remained until take takeN away awayand awayand awayamid
and carried to the church to be funer funerallzed funerallzed fmteralized
allzed alizedThe allzedThe allzedThe
The funeral was at the th Flit Baptistchurch Baptistchurch Baptist Baptistchurch
church Rev J B Holley officiating and amidlargely andhrgely 01111brgely
largely attended The Interment was in inEvergreen InEvergre inEvergreen
Evergreen n cemetery The floral offer offerings ofTerIlIgs offerings ¬
ings and other evidences of the popular popularIt
Ity It of the deceasedwere many manyResides manyneshls manyBeslds
Resides unity nl1n other relatives and andfriends andfrl amidfrkmmds
friends frl < lIc1s MM Carver left to mourn her sad saddMth sact11Itl1 sadmltnth
dMth father and mother Mrs rs J II IIAvcra IIA IIAvera
Avcra A cra Misses Rosebud Leonora and May MayMixson MayMlx MayMixson
Mixson Mlx OIl sisters rI t fII of this his city elt Mrs Annie AnnieWinl AnnieVwl AuuleWard
Ward sister Thom Thollllsvllle isvtlle Ga and twobrothwrs two twobolhonj twob
bolhonj b < Lh rll Lawrence and an < 1 lien Mixson the theformr thefrll1r thefanner
formr of Birmingham and the latter of ofnear ofnear ofnear
near Ocala The absent ones arrived in intime Intlllle iiitime
time to attend the funeral fineralDeceased funeralDeceased funeratDceased
Deceased was waualsect raised in this city where whereshe whereI wheresbe whereshe I
she resided until about two years ellrs ago agowhen aKoI aKowhen agowhen I
when she went with her husband to Jack Jacksonville lacksonvllle Jacksouville ¬
sonville where Mr Carver lias a lucra lucrative lucrRtlve lucralive ¬
live position a aj book keeper for C WBartlesom W WOartlejou Wart1
Oartlejou art1 u C Co Mr tr Carver was for forseveral forseveral forseveral
several yean in the employ of the Plant PlantSystem 1lautSvtemnow PlantSystemnow
System Svtemnow now the AQ A 0 L trallroac1 railroad com company company corrpany
pany in this city He and his wife were wereboth wereboth werebothu
both very p ppular pular > here and many were werethe werethe werethe
the expressions of sorrow when the news newsof newaof newsof
of the sad death reached this thlaclty thlacltyMrs cityMrs city cityMrs
Mrs Carver Will about 30 jcars earl of age ageand ageand ageand
and was married about eight years ago agoUntil agoUntil agoUntil
Until she left for or Jacksonville she was a auseful auseful auseful
useful member of the First Baptistchurch Baptist Baptistchurcb l1aptltchurch
church and its Sunday school schoolThe schootThe schoolThe
The Star joins many others in extendlug extend extending extendIng
ing sympathy to the grief stricken hus husband husband husband ¬
band and other bereaved ones onesKing onesKln2 onesKing
King and Sliaylor SliaylorHon Sh ylor ylorlIon
lIon Augustus H King and lion HonSamuel lionSamuel lionSamuel
Samuel T Shaylor two Alachua county countyboys countyboV countyboys
boys aud graduates of Hast Florida Sem Seminary SemInary Bernfury ¬
inary are candidates for or important posi positions positions positions ¬
tions In the Fourth Judicial Circuit CircuitMr
Mr King is candidate for State Attor Attorney Attorney Atlornay ¬
ney for the circuit and Mr Shaylor is iscandidate iscandidate iscandidate
candidate for Judge of the Criminal CriminalCourt CriminalCourt CrimhmalCourt
Court of Records in Duval county countyBoth countyDoth countyBoth
Both of the gentlemen are able andworthy and andworthy alillworthy
worthy young attorneys and they have havemany havemany havemany
many friends here in Gainesville and andin andIn amidin
in Alachua county who would be de delighted deIIghtetl delighted
lighted to sec them elected to the post positiocs posltloel posttlocs
tlocs to which they theyplre theyplreeeeption aspireReceptlon aspire aspireReception
Reception This Evening EveningThe EvenlnThe
The Home Mission Society of theMethodist the theMethodiit theMethodist
Methodist church will tender a reception receptionto
to Rev and Mrs W J Carpenter at the theMethodiit theMethodist theMethodist
Methodist parsonage this evening from
730 to 1030 oclockThis oclock oclockThis oclockThis
This is not the first reception given by byGainesville byGainesville byGainesville
Gainesville Methodists and their friends friendsto frlenlto
to Mr Carpenter and his estimable better betterfourfifths betterrourfifthlthey betterfour
four fourfifths rourfifthlthey they are very popular with withour withour withour
our people
An Invitation InvitationMany InvitationMany I IMany
Many who are not subscribers to theStar the theStar tbeStar
Star will receive each a copy of todaysissue todays todaysissue todyaIssue
issue It is an invitation to all such tobecome to tobecome tobecome
become subscribers and we trust theywill they theywill tbeywill
will accept the invitation invitationFor
For Sheriff SheriffTo
To the Voters of Alachua County CountyI
I hereby announce oivtelf a candidate candidatefor
for the office of Sheriff a subject to the tbeaction theaction theaction
action of the next Democratic primary primaryIf
If elected I promise to discharge dlsch rge theduties the tbeduties theduties
duties of the office to the very best bcstoml bcstomlability of mr mrability m mability
ability and I solicit the support of all allvoters3 all allvoters allvoters
voters at tbe polls pollsRespectfully pollsIt
Respectfully It
el t
Robert rtlcdcnchy tcOe chy Murdered by a Ne Negro NeIra Negro ¬
gro Yesterday YcstcrdnyYesterday VesterdayVesteret YesterdayYesterday
Yesterday Vesteret moraine about 10 oclock n nyoung 0young nyoung
young white man named nallle < t Robert K I McGeachy Mc MeGeachy McGCRch
Geachy GCRch a woodsman oo < 1sulan for the firm of ofMcColesky ofllcColesk ofMcColesky
McColesky Hlvlngton of Otter Creek Creekin
in Levy Icv county count was shot dead by b a ne negro negro negro ¬
gro turpentine hand named nRlllctllllah Isaiah pyres pyreswho My MyrcRwho res reswho
who made his escape It was in the thewoods thewoods thewoods
woods and Mr McGcachy had called calledtbe calledthe calledthe
the negro back to work over a turpen turpentine turpentine ttrpentine ¬
tine box which he had left short of the therequired therequired therequired
required specifications and the negro negrorefused negrorefused negrorefused
refused to work over the box Some Somewords SOUleworlta Sonicwords
words ensued mid the negro drew his Iliaaxe hisaxe hlaaxe
axe on the woodsman Pistols were fere then thendrawn thellIrawllnllel thendrawn
drawn Irawllnllel and three shots fired by y each man manMr lIIal1Mr mmatMr
Mr McGeachy fell rellllead dead on the spot and andthe andtbe andtime
the negro ran away but it is thought by bythe bythe bythe
the other hands who + were present that thathe thathe thathe
he is wounded in one arm amid probably probablyin
in the breast breastDr
Dr T F I Thomas of this city clt was tele telegraphed teleJraphell telegraphed ¬
graphed for and went down last night nightand I1lghtallll rightamideambaluicd
and embalmed the thebody body Mr Allle Mc McColesky McColesky McColesky ¬
Colesky one of the murdered < t mans em employers emplayers emitployers ¬
ployers passed through Gainesvilles this thisnornlng thismornlllg thistmioniiig
nornlng with the corpse en cnroute route to toJimip toJimipIcy Chip Chipey Chipley
Icy ey Fin where whereJ Mr McGeachys family familyreside ramllyrealcte faumilyreside
reside and amid where the remains will be benterrcd beInterred beimiterreL
DESCRIPTION UltSCR nTto IIITil Ill rIlIC let K MURDERER atURnrtRrtnIsaiah MURDERERIsaiah tUR onRnR onRnRIsaiah
Isaiah Myrcs the nutdercr of Mr Mc MeGrncby McUrnchy McGeachy
Grncby is of gingercnkc ginger cake color about aboutS
5 feet 8 inches high weighs about IGo iCoIbs IGoIbs iGolbs
Ibs big thick lips IIpsatHI and broad teeth teethvery teethery teethvery
very little nmttachc would be considered considerednlmout cOll8lclercltalnlollt comaidercdalutout
nlmout without hair on his face facej rather ratherbowlcflged ratherbowle ranterbowlegged
bowlegged bowle ged and when last seen wore a ablack ablack ablack
black hat and overalls and undershirt undershirtsuch
such as are usually worn by turpentine turpentinehands turpentineImnnds
hands handsHxcliangcs hRlldsHxchangea ImnndsExclmatmgcs
Hxcliangcs please copy nnd thereby therebyassist therebyassist therebyassist
assist in locating the murderer which is isthe IIthe Isthe
the desire of the murdered mans friendsMrs friends friendsMrs frlellllstrs
Mrs Cook Returns ReturnsMrs
Mrs Royal Cook who it will be re remembered re1IIembere renmeunberel ¬
membered < t by Star readers was adjudged adjudgedunsound adjudged1I11S0l1lut adjudgedtimmsound
unsound inlnind and sent to the State StateAsylum StateAsylmtr tate tateAlylum
Asylum at Chattahoochee about three threemonths three1II0nths threemonths
months ago has returned home and her hermind herml1111 liarmind
mind seems to be all right rightMr rightMr rightMr
Mr Cook and his friends arc pleased pleasedto
to have her back at home and clothed < lln llnher in inher hiher
her right mind mindA
A C L Holiday Rates RatesHolldayrates RAtes1I0tll1ayrates RatesIrolidayrates
Holldayrates via Atlantic Coast Line LineThe LineThe Limerite
The Atlantic Coast Line announce the therate therate timerate
rate of one on and onethird one tiir1 fares plus 35 35cents 25cents 23cents
cents for the round trip for Christmas Christmasholidays Christmasholletays Christmasholidays
holidays Tickets will be told 0111 December
2325 Inclusive December 30 o nud 31 31ID03
1001 January 1 with return limit Janu January Iftl1uarv Janumiry ¬
miry 41001 4 1001 Teachers and students of ofschools ofschoola ofschools
schools and colleges will be accorded accordedsame
same rate tickets to be sold December Decemberr6aa
1623 inclusive with return limit Janu January January January ¬
ary 8 81904 1904 upon presentation of certificate certifi certificate certlficate ¬
cate signed < 1 by superintendents princl princlpals prlndpall principals
pals or presidents All Information cheer cheerfully cheerfully cheerfull
full fully furnished furnishedW I
W v J Craig General Passenger Agent AgentWilmington AgentWllmhlJton AgentWilmington
Wilmington N C II M Kinerson KinersonTraffic Eaersonrramc tmersonrramc
rramc Manager Wilmington N C W WH wII 1VII
II Leahy Division Division Passenger Agent Sa Savannah Savallnah Savannab ¬
vannah Ga T C White Division Pas Passenger 1111senger Iassenger ¬
senger Agent Tampa Fla Frank CBoylstou C CBoylston CDoylston
Boylston Commercial Agent Jackson Jacksonvlllc Jacksonville Jacksonyule
vlllc Fla FlaTry IiaTry PiaTry
Try Pagans Ilagansmarket market for best meats meatsDr mentsDr meatsDr
Dr G W Tanner of Alaflma Ala lUa was in inthe Inthe inthe
the city Wednesday WednesdayGenuine WednesdayGe1ulne iVcdnesdayGamma
Genuine Stetson hats gloves etc at ntMathesons atMatheson atMathesons
Mathesons Shoe and Leather Store StoreDeputy StoreDeputy StoreDeputy
Deputy Sheriff Jeff Perry of Rochelle Rochellewas
was In the city TuesdayHave Tuesday TuesdayHave TueldaylIave
Have your clothing cleaned at Owen OwenLloyds OwenItoyda OwenLloyds
Lloyds Dye Works July 14 tf tfM troM tfbi
M F Hope of Hague was a business businessvisitor bualnelSvlaltor businessvisitor
visitor to t the city Tuesday TuesdayMiss
Miss Myrtle Fennell has returned from froma
a pleasant sojourn with hh friends In Lake LakeCity lakeCity LakeCity
City CityCol CityCol CityCol
Col C C Thomas lias returned from fromPalatka rrOUlPalatka troutPalatka
Palatka where he went on professional professionalbusiness professionalbusiness professionalbusiness
business businessHon businesslion businesslion
lion Fred < 1 Cttbberly collector of ens enstoun cntoml enstoms
toms for the port at Cedar Key was in inthe Inthe inthe
the city Wednesday WednesdayJames Wednesdaylames WednesdayJanes
James Holder a prominent merchant merchantof rner hallt halltof
of Rochelle was transacting business bUllnesslnthe in inthe intime
the city Wednesday WednesdayL I Ifj
L C Smiths window is I a beauty to today today today ¬
day Its dressed in living green Call Calland Calland Calland
and see Christmas there thereM
M L f Moore naval stores operator at atKochelle atoche11e atRochelle
Rochelle was among tile business Irani Iraniactors trantactor tnatactors
actors in the city Wednesday WednesdayLadles WednesclayLadles WednesdayLadles
Ladles gents and boys bourse slippets slip slippers Illppers ¬
pers at Matbesons bboe and Leather LeatherStore LeatherStore LeatherStore
StoreRev StoreRev Store StoreRev
Rev Kd Steinmeyer of Rochelle re returned returned returned ¬
turned Tuesday from Lake City where wherebe
be went to attend conference
Matbesons tjboc hoe and Leather Store is isthe flthe Isthe
the place to get attractive and useful uiefulXtnas usefulXmas usefulXmas
Xmas presents presentsJ
J L Townsend a prominent citizen citizenand citIzenand citizenand
and business man of Rex was transact transacting tranl transacting lc lcing ¬
ing business in tbe city Tuesday TuesdayIf
If yon want money to bur or build buildhome A Aborne ahome
home par off mortgage l or coatrct fora foranrofl Corallrofitallie foranroflAlde
nrofl llrofitallie nroflAlde table investment see eo Movers VorcrxMr Xoelr
Mr lr June Rivers a highly respected respectedcitizen retpededcitizen respectedcitizen
citizen of High Springs was transacting transactingbusiness tranl3ctlngbusiness transactingbusiness
business in Gainsville yesterday yesterdayOld
Old newspapers suitable for wrapping wrappingpurposes wrappingpu wrappingpurposes
purposes pu 15 cts cu cuofficer a hundred or 35 for 5 5cts 5da
cts at TUB STAR S SChas officer officerCbu officerCbu
Cbu V McQuern one of the lead leading leading leadfag ¬
ing citizens of the West End was In the tbecity theelty thecity
city Tuesday from rom his bone at Lexington LexingtonI
I y
G H Stewart StewartP
P O BOX 434 434Gainesville 434Gaiucsvi1lc 434Gainesville
Gainesville FloridaBoilor Florida FloridaBoiler FloridaDoiler
Boiler Maker and andShoot nndSheot andShoot
Shoot Iron Worker WorkerIepii Workerepni WorkorIepRiI
Iepii epni < Work vJo a SpecMtiJ SpecMtiJI J pBciaI peei itg itgI g gI
I would bo glad to cor ooxrespond correspond coirespond ¬
respond with managers of ofeither ofoither ofolthor
either high or low ow pressure pressureboilers prcssuroboilers prossuroboilors
boilers boilersALL boilersALL boilorsALL
Good References ReferencesRev
Rev and Mrs Lay Ie of Micanopy passed passedthrough passedtJlrouRh passedthrough
through tho city Tuesday en route home homefrom 110mefrom homefront
from the Methodist dieth1 > dit Conference nt Lake LakeCity LakeCity I
City CityCapt
Capt J A King one of the moat prom promincut promInent promhrent
incut men in the eastern portion of the thecounty thecount thecaumty
county count was wRIIln in the city Tuesday from bis bishome bll110llle ldshunne
home at Orange Heights HeightsIf
If it Is Job printing you OU want just send oeiulyour lIendour sendyour
your our order to the otar l tar It will have haveprompt haveprompt haveprompt
prompt attention nnd work work and prices priceswill prlcelwlllsull priceswill
will wlllsull suit you tf tfMiss IfMiss tfMiss
Miss Gertrude Chitty n pleasing amid
accomplished young lady of Micanopy Micanopyarrived 1cRnOpyarrived dlicnmiopyarrived
arrived In the city a few days ago to visit visither vllther visitirer
her sister Mrs JF J P Hill HillFor lIlliI 11111For
For I or the best fresh meato and fancyfanny fancy fancyfamily rRIICYRmlly
family groceries go to J G HarroWs Ilarroldsmarket Harroldsmarket HarroWsmarket
market two doors oora from opera house en entrance entrance cntrance
trance Phone No 25 25A 25A 2SA
A colored < 1 girl at Archer was as burned to todeath toeath todealimm
death n few fe V days dayapgo ago Her 11 er clothes caught caughtfire
fire from burning trash In the yard She Shelived Shelived Shelived
lived only about three hours hoursC
C H Crisman of Micanopy and It B BGodwin nGodwin IIGodwin
Godwin of High lII h Springs are authorized authorizedto
to take subscriptions and collect for the thesame theBailie thesame
same for or The Star See them about It ItThere ItThere ItThere
There will be no Star on Christmas or orNow orN orNew
Now N w Years Day Send In your our holiday holidayads
ads for the Issues of December 22 nnd 29 29Thesewilt 29These 29Thesewill
Thesewilt These will be larger Issues than usual usualBring uSIIRIl1rhlU usualBring
Bring us your cotton amid and price our ourRoods ourJoocls ourgoods
Roods If you can do better elsewhere elsewherethan elsewl1erethRn elacwlmeretkmai
than with us ui no harm done toneJ but give usa us usn 1S 1So
n trial O W Kasterlin i Co ColIIgh ColIIghSprings High 11igbSprings HighSprings
Springs Fla FlaDay PiaDay FlaDay
Day Edwards Is doing some nice road roadbuilding roelblllhllng roadbuilding
building for the county In the vnclnlty of ofRocky ofRocky ofRocky
Rocky Point Day is nn Industrious Industriousyoung Ilidustriousyouug hrdostrlousyoung
young man nnd knows a thing or two twoabout twoabout twoabout
about road building huildinglfave buildingHave hulllIngIlnvc
Have you tried Glddingi1 Hair Grower GrowerOthers GrowerlOthera GrowerOthera
Othera hnvc tried It nnd pronounced it itgood ItJeood Itgood
good For or sale nttj ot ntS11 M H Glddings Giddings Drug
Store Gainesville and Postoffice Drug
Store amid J A Stephens High Springs SprimigsMiss SpringsMiss Sprlnls1IIss
Miss Istclle Mathers one of Mica Micanopys Mica110PYs MicaHollys
nopys most charming young YOlii yotntg ladles pass passcd po pocII passed
cd through the city yesterday on her way wayto WlYto wayto
to High Springs where she will spend spendthe s spendthe l > e 1111 1111the
the holidays holldo visiting friends frfendsDr friendsDr
Dr J F McKinstrey jr returned this thlmorning thismorning thisnormdng
morning from Lciinon where he was wascalled wacalled wascalled
called yesterday to attend Dr Mixson Mixsonwas
was hurt In a runaway by a bono bonoHe IlonelIe honelie
lIe reports the Injury not serious seriousGifts serlouGina seriousGifts
Gifts that arc beautiful beautlfnluGeful useful nnd last lasting InstIng lastlag ¬
ing are the ones that will most please pleaseyour pteaseyour pleaseyour
your family or your friends Just drop
in our jewelry department and examine examineour
our Watermans Ideal Fountain Pen Penit PenIt Penit
it it I a Kilt of never ending usefulness L LC I IC LC
C Smith SinltliW SmithW
W L I Hill the New York ark Life Jnittr Insnramice Jnittrancc Inlurance
ancc Companys suede checking agent ngcntwas agentwaR agentwas
was transacting bl Iness ness for his company companyin
in Marion county countyanll nnd other points south southseveral southseveral outltleveral
several dayi this week Mr Hill Is I one oneof oneof oneof
of the best and most popular Insurance Insurancemen
men on tha tb road roadThe realtThe roadThe
The first thing to be done when you youstart yoltItart youstart
start out shopping for Cbristmargoods Cbristmargoodsis
is to secure n good owl pair of easy wearing wearingcomfortable wearlnRcomfortable wearingcomfortable
comfortable fitting tilting and stylish looking lookingshoes looklnKIhoes lookingshoes
shoes in which the longer you 011 walk the thelonger Ulelonger tinelonger
longer youll want to walk Such shoes shoescan sloescan hoescan
can always be found In our shoe depart departmerit departmerit Ielartment
merit L I C Smith SumithMiss SmithMlis SmithMils
Mils Blanche Bronton ronlOn for the past pastyear pastyear pastyear
year tbe efficient linotype operator oJ > erator for forthe lorthe fortime
the Hill Printing Company has h removed removedto remove removeto
to Jacksonville where she will operate oJ > eratc a aa alinotype aa
a linotype Miss M lu Bronsou is I an excellent excellentyoung excellentyoung t tyoung
young lady of pleasing manners and she shemade Ihemade shemade
made many friends In this city who re regret regret reBret ¬
gret to see her leave leaveCount leaveCOUIlt leaveComa
Count the days till Christmas ChristmasThe
The time is drawing near nearTbe nenrThe nearThe
The time of friendly giving
To all we bold most dear dearOf dearOf ear earOf
Of gifts and friendly greeting
Well We wishers every wlmereAnd where whereAnd whereAnd
And tokens of remembrance remembranceRemovlnc remembranceltel1lovlnv remenibranceIteutovhmv
Removlnc every care careWe careWe areWe
We gently Ientlr call attention attentionTo
To our well laden store storeFilled Itore1lIIel storepilled
Filled with the choicest cbolceatplecCl cbolceatplecClFrom pieces piecesFrom piecesProur
From ceiling to tbe floor floorAnd fioorj floorAnd
And ask you to inspect them themBefore thewefore tiem tiemBefore
Before elsewhere you ou go goThe gofhe gorime
The time will not be waited waitedYoull wlltetlYoull wastedYoull
Youll be repaid we know knowL
Your Chickens Eggs EggsVegetables EggsVegetables Eggslregetables
Vegetables and in intact fact all allkinds aUkindg allkinds
kinds of Country Pro Producc Produce Produce
duce duccWE duceW duceWE
Highest Prices lor Coun Country Country Colmtry ¬
try Produce and Sell as asCheap asCbe1p asCheap
Cheap as the Cheapest CheapestCALL ChC1pcstCALL CheapestCALL
Us when you want Sta Stsipie Staple St StpIe ¬ I
pIe and Fancy Groceries GroceriesjGive GrocerieseGive Groceriesiga7
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In Stock and are constantly receiv receiving receiving >
f ing uptodate Shoes for Men MenWomen MenWmCl1 MenW
Women W Imen and Children at popular popularprices popularprices tt ttprIces
prices and ot the best makes makesWe makesWe makesWecall
We Wecall WecallParticular call callParticular I IParticular
Particular attention to the Ladies LadiesBrockport LadiesBrocltportH LadiesBrocllport
Brockport and Mens All Amer America Arnerica America
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In InSeed Seed or Lint Largo or Small Quantities QuantitiesAdvances QunntlticlAdvRnccs QuantitiorAdvances
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Livery Feed and Sale Stables StablesCall
Call on me when w lien you want tojuy tojuyHorses to buy
Horses Mules Buggies BuggiesCarriages t tCarriages I ICarriages
Carriages Wagons WagonsHarness WagonsHarne WagonsHarness
Harness s Bridles BridlesSaddles iSaddles I ISaddles
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