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GAINESVIL.E,. FLORIDA, TUESDAY. JANUARY 5, S9O4.
j : PEACE
Japanese--Russian War is Now
CHINA T AID THE JAPANESE.
Japanelo Squadron Will Seize
Polt of Masampho-FEffect
Felt In New York.
SAU Associate Press dispatch dihted
Lontdon, .lan. 2, says: All hope of peace
helween--jupnn sml Rniina has ,en't-
Securities show great depressi .1, i. :,.
anese representatives here anticip.ite an
early outbreak of hostilities.
Japane.e issues. Iave declined i ,j per
cent., the greatest slump si-ce the be
ginning of the trouble.
S 'onsole have also declintcd oni accouit
of the war talk.
Pekin' Jain. 2-.--Tlie Chinese govern-
mient today formally requested M. Pauli
Lester, t ulasis minister here, to again
notify. i government that 'China for the
second time demandedd the evacuation of
Mandhtlrl 'by the Czar's troops.'
This niove' Indidates that China has
been induced tb join forces with Japan in
the effort to drive the Mascovite out of
Tokia, Jan. a. -That a Japanese squia.1-
ron of.six armed cruisers, under Admiral
KIaminarda, now at Saseho, will sail Jan.
4 and seize the port of Masampho, is
Local wholesale men and brokers re-
ceived .advices by wire from New York
yesterday lhat the markets were in an
excited condition, owing to the prevail-
fng Japats-Rus"la war news.
T"rH ARIEL QUARTET.
uave. a tligh. Class entertainment in
Opeta ..huse Thurtsday Night,
Thie Ariel Quartet, composed of Misses
Mabelle M]naghan,. first soprano; Klath-
leen 14avitt second. soprano and violin-
i't; Alaaleen Sampson, first alto; v-a A.
MacKenzie, second aoo andI reiter, rem-
dered. ana entertainmentt t was highly
appreciated by ali who attended. Tihe.
are artist of the higher class aind giv,'i a
refined eutertainmert that io one could
snake objection to,
Miss MjacKenzie,.as a reader, has no
superior oin the 'stage, and her voice is
The house was not as large as it de-
served to be, but should they return at
anytime they can coutt oil a packed
house a all who attended .this enter-
tainmetat pronounce it one of the best we
have ever: had.
Death ot Mrs. M. D. Jackson.
In her eightythiiird year, Mrs. Martha
D. Jacksoh died at the 'home of her
daughter, Mrs. R. F. Streeper, Wednes-
Deceased leavesAtwo daughters -MIs-
dames J. B. Mixson ansd R. F. Streeper,
qnd osle Sn, Mr,. HI. W. Jacksoin, all of'
this city, to whom the Star extends syin-.
She was a faithful and consistent metti-
ber of. the B.aptist church and was al-
ways, ready to work for the cause of.
The ftineral was held at Wacahoota
Thursday morning Rev. Mr. Edwards
of Mloainopy officiating.
A Sad Case.
Major MaiXy wai brought over from
High.Springs1Thursday on a stretcher.
It seema that he has for some time been
in a demented condition, and he tried to
comminit .sleldie by shooting himself
through the head, the ball passing just
behind 'the eyes through his temple amind
renderag him totally blind. Hlie was
added Insane and is here awaiting
nurses from the asylum where he will be
The many friends in Gainesville of
Leslie Arnow, who was with Endel, but
who reseanti moved to Micanopy and
went ainto businalaess for himself, were sur-
prised to hear of his marriage to bliss
Joele Djudar, wlehi occurred Wednes-
dLs 'la o"st' f Mfends in this city wish
for d tt"Uy yews of happiness and
6,. fs val.
'hatr and Carnival
I be in Geanerville
wll" erect. their
4 t lot at the cor-
aE Union. Streets,
.1 .0m6 of ther an-
i' Ow" who visit
bhe tult &-ePad,
d! m .
Would Sidetrack to Prevent Wreck
I 'h.r ',,,,, Me ltt.'ailh uet. not thilij
otr ,, li,.llt it tih.t hlie c.in sidetrack lol.
itv ;t, lie ldi, "thie ()ocials Editor." Mr
i.ll ,wa i% s a. -111 cat,,r ill every sense
il> thie i roni itil l ie s I IHiin 'who will r..
t .le It I heIry "'-,pitirl of Ithoiie nho aEiv
opposed to briling ip.,litcs iito the eili
ratiotil syu-tevii of thii State -1PahliLit
Ti tles hler:al.I.
"Editor .Tomr Mceeath"' would <(o Mr.
llolloway a kind act if lie could "side-
track'" hiii. The fact is Mr Holloway
has not the ghost of a chance to succeed;
and even if lie could, success at the polls
would itean, a signal failure ;il office.
Mr. lHoloway is a nice, pleasant Christ-
ian gentleman, a respected and valued
citizen, but aside from this, has not A
single qualification to reconniend him for
the position lie seeks. In education,
force of character, aggressiveness, cour-
age, administrative ability, and all that
goes to constitute the essentials of educa-
tional leadership, hlie is conspicuously
wanting. The Exponent is not unfriendly
to Mr. Holloway. If it had been it would
have rejoiced to see him enter this race iin
which lie is sure to be defeated. These
may be iuipleasant truths we have the
courage to tell him, but in. stating the'i
we are acting nitich more Ahe part of a
real friend than are those who are urging
him onil to certain defeat-as, when too
late, perhaps, lie himself will see'and ad-
ntit. The politicians who have deluded
hiit into entering this hopeless contest
have done a good man a great wrong.
No, Brother McKenzie, we have no
hope of. "sidetracking" Mr. Holloway;
though, for his own sake, we wish we
could, and save him front the wreck on
to which he is rushing. We have for
himn only the kindest of feelings, and
will sjymipathize with himi in the distress
that will follow his defeat far more than
will any of- those who have urged himi
60: to it.
We are opposing himit not because of
unkind feelings for him ior kind feelings
for hisi opponent; but solely because in
our opinion lie is not State Siperinten-
dient timber. Ilte does not measure up
to the requircinelits. Hlow Mr. McKen-
zie can call Mr. llIolloway an "educator"
surpasses our comprehension. If he has
ever been all ; aivcate or exponeniit of any
educational doctrine or policy, we have
failed to hear of it. lie hlias taught a few.
Country schools a lihas b)eenll coHnIty
stperinteii-letit of Alachu.x cotuty for
some years, but if this-an-.l this is all
that lie ht i-i moie-if tfits i.; what it takes
to illtike il -,ltc Uitor,'' we ill li have to
revive our eduietirai-ol lexicon. Mr, iol
lo a represents nothing except o)p.si.
tioin to Mr. Sh aits. ic is ildeitified with
1o 'tdi-';ii'n h j i,'y, h is lever, iii fact,.
tikei t >, ,i~iv st :1,I u1 > a .' 11u)stia
affTectiitz tIhW e h lictio t it sIV.tenI I the
.Stlitei but lia allwaycs Iseli i ireftl lo, to
co. n it l himi 'f, at le..i oLpenly), H l
utility li.ive o o tsll' t lie kee)s then toL
hfimsel,; lie may have convictions. but
lie lacks t!he courage to declare aild iaii-
t sin thel, ; hle al;.y liiave fortilaleil
e luc jtional policie-s', but, lie has .never
aniinoicedl thnlm These q(ialities make
a pleasant and agreeable sman, but they
are incoiipatible with the leadership to
which lie aspires. --Florida School Exkpo-
Thie nine (Ldas Alacliha campaign of
State Superinteldent Sheats and County
Superintendent Hollowav demonstrate
the fact-already familiar to all intelli-
genit men who are acquainted' with both
the gentlepmen-that Superintendent Holi
loway is pitiably outclassed in this cons
test. Thd efforts of certain newspapers
to misrepresent the facts and imakie out.
of the debate a triumph for Siuperinten-
,lent Holloway is both discreditable and
short-.sighitel politics. The people of
the Stile arc inot fools, and when they
hear for themselves will take the evi.
denies of their senses in preference to
the absurd aind baseless assertions of a
few papers. Florida School .xponent.
list of unlained letters in the post-
office at ainesville, Fla.. for the week
ending Dece. 26, 1903. Persons calling
for same should say advertised and give
date. One cent is due on each letter.
I.A DI Es.
Mrs. Fllorence Gardner, Miss Ida Hall,
J. S. Clark, Will Collins, Chas. Green,
Emmitt C. Harrs, Sonny Hamilton.
Lucy Hunter, Jessie Hart, I. Johns,
Izel Krasmer, Geo. McLellan, Jas. & R.
N. Proud, W. 8. Rivers, Walter Robertsa,
M. G. Simmons, Jas. A. Stephens, James
Tanuyer, Rev. A. J. Williams.
G. J. ARNOW, M.
4 To Our Patrons.
Thb editor of the Star will be absent
from the city from Dec. 29 to probably
Jan. 5 or 6, and any courtesies shown our
office force during our absence will be ap-
On or before JanuMary IS. we will ise
no fewer than 3000 copies of the Star. and
at least three or four times a month thee-
after during the political campaign at
next yearW will Iassie inn 3.o000 to
3.500 o,,,I. O sOtwrtio f ,st is
grtowg Vpdar. mrad w well be i a
I ti' to give4 ow adeitliher "A, m, *
THE J. J. FINLEY
CHAPTER. U 0D C.
Memorial Exercises Commemora-
tive of Gen. R. E. Lee.
AN INTERESTING PROGRAM.
Miss Semmes and Miss Broome
On the Program-Other
In accordance with the coustotution of
the V. ') C. the ladies of the] J.J Finley
chapter will. hold neniorial exercises
comuinieniorative of. the birthday of Gen.
R. Ri. Lee ons Jaiuary 19th, at the court
horse between the hours of. nine, thirty
anld ten thirty a. in.
The .prograit will be as follows:
h'rayer by Chaplain .llis of the Stone-
vail Canip U. 0, V,
Address on the life of Gen. Lee, by
Judge Horatio Davis; Conmmiandant of
the Stonewall Canmp.
Prior to the bestowal of Cros.ea of
lIonor upon veterans the Rules of Order
will be read by Miss Se umes, an honored
member of the J. J, FlIsley chapter, who
is a niece of Admiral Semmes of the Con-.
Ah appropriate poem by Mr. Seager
from the Dece'uber Veteran will be read
by Miss Broome.
Invitations will be issued, to Kirby
Smith 4 chapter U. D. .C., to Stontewall
Camp TJ. (. V. and to the Lew Wallace
Post G. A. R.
The public is cordially invited.
CGainesaville. Fla.. Tan. 4, 1904.-
ALACtHUA COUNTY EDUCATORS.
What the Florida Index Has to Say
Miss Clem. Hampton, of Gainesville,
one of Fiorida's most prominent educa-
tors, was in .the city this week, en ro.uite
to the -outheru eEducational Association
at Atlanta. Miss Hampton is Chairman
of the Executive Committee for Florida
of this.organization, .
Prof.. Tom F. McBeath, ot behalf of
the association, eloquently responded to
the address of welcome,' aund paid very
neat compliments to some of our people
in doing so
Prof. W. MI. Holloway, of Gainesville,
candidate' for Superintendetnt of Public
Instruction, was circulating among his
fricds here this week..
1'rofs. Toin. F. Mcleath .and T. M.
Gitillanms, of the IBast Florida Sem itiary.
Gainesville, were in the city this week.
lion. J. G. Kellum,"of Alachua, was a
brainy teacher attending the session of
thie State Teachers' Association.
Capt. leo. M. Lynch, of Gainesville,
was elected President of the Stale Teach-
ers' Associatiot.. ,
The 11111 Printing Co. Sold.
In pursuauce of an order of Judge R.
M, Call, acting judge of the Eighth Dis-.
trlct, the printing plant know as the
Hill -Pritting Company, was sold yester-
day morning to H. P. Dutton & Co. for.
the sum of $3,500.
This plant is one of the best equipped
printing outfits in the South, and it
properly managed could be made a pay-
in g investment.
Attorney Chris. Matheson was special
master, and Attorney W. S. Broome was
acting for Dutton & Co.
This property would have brought
more money had it not been for the fact
that Dutton & Co. held large mortgages
against the company.
The New Travelers Hotel, H. W. Ian.-
cock proprietor and R. W. Campbell aa-
sistant manager, ia the place to stop'
when you go to Jacksonville. Nice
rooms, good table fare, reasonable rates,
and centrally located-on Bayv street, In
business center.. Mr. Campbell is of
Waldo, Alachua county, and ft will af-
ford him pleasure to treat nicely people
from hi boore county when they go to
When yougo to Jacksonville and want
good fare and polite Attention at season-
able cost, inquire for the ,Travelers' Ho-
tel," and whet you go to Greea Cove
Springs atop at the iverde iotel, of
wm ch Mr. Hancock i. also proprietor.
ea,. Lengatroet Dead.
The funeral of. Gen. Jas. T. Longstreet
will be held in Oainesville, Os., today.
Gen. Imongstreet was one of the most
conspicuous geealm oa the onfderate
side during the civil war, and is one who
has held bgh od es ever since. Had it
not been for the ptftlditaltaid he iok, he
would bav.e bes m ia oe of the
grest en he th er produced
ADMIUXAtl'M ITM. A' T.
Try Pagan's market for best meats.
J. R. Willianms of Alacliuia, was In the
Dr.. Sutherlsaiid of High .Springq, spent
Saturday in this city.
Senley, the Racket man or Alachua,
was its towi, one dlay last week.
.* Mrs. 1, 1. Godwitn of lligh Springs,
spent Welnesday in this city.
Alonzo Colson of Trenton, was a busi-
ness visitor to Gainesville Saturday..
.The Semhiary ald High School opened
up yesterday with a full attendance;
Miss Bessle Porter, of Jacksonville, is
the gtest of Miss Allie Nichols of this
Col. J. J Barrs. of Micanopy, Was one
of the promIinent visitors to -the city
Mrs. W. iL Higdoti has returned to the
city, after a visit to points in South
J. C. Newberry of High Springs, was
among the prominent visitors to the city
J. M. Halle, one of the most prom-
inent fartsers of Alachna, was in the city
Iloin. J. N. C. Stockton,' otr next
United States Senator, was in totn a few
UGeo. Snowdeit, one of the prontintent
citizens of Orange Heights, paid our city
a visit baturday. .
Old newspapers, suitable for wrapping
purposes- 15 ct. hundred or a5 for..5
cts., at TwSTAlt officer.
Attorney. Will Rocker of Ocala, one of
the ruling young attorneys of the State,
spent Sunday 'li the city..
W* C. Hague, one of the most proun.
inent farmers of the county, of Hague,
was hu the city Thursday.
Will' Stringfellow and Arthur Voyle
left Sunday for Deland, where they
will attend Stetson University.
Rev; Warren Colson of Jenisings Lake,.
was visiting in .the city Saturdpy, and
made this office a pleasant call.
The teachers who attendeil the Slate
Teachers Association at Lake City, all re-
port having had an enjoyable time .-
If you want mnaey to buy er bihld a
home, ay off morteago* ormutrt tfora
nrofltabe investment seoe orons.
Miss Eninia Walker, a fasciatiling
young lady of Shawneetown, Ill., Is. in
the city the guest of Mrs. II. A. Ford.
The streets in the city Sunday .pre
sented a lively appearance, all the Sem-
inary students returning front their, hol-
Gen. C. A. Gilchrist, front Wade, one
of Alachua's most prominent citiZens,
was transacting business i this city Sat-
The street carnival-conipany arrived in
the city Sunday afternoon with eighty
strong, pad will open up for business this
If it Is job printing you want just send
your order to the .btar. It. will have
prompt attention, and work and prices
will suit you. tf
Mr. and Mrs. T. Holloway of Plant
City, returned home Wednetday, after
spending the holidays in our city visit-
For the btat fireli meats, and fancy
family groceries go to J. G. Harreld's
market, two doors from opera house en-
trance. 'Phone No. 25. '
S. C. Warner ot Jacksotaville, oe' of
the most popular '*knights of the gip,"
who travels for the Racycle Bicycle, was
Giddings' Hair Gr wer-doeas te work.
For Sale by Dl. 8. 8X oiddlngs, oaina".
ville, and the Postoffice Drug Store and J.
A. Stephens, High Springs. Fla.
Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Ham and family,
from Alabama, have arrived In town, and
will make Gainesville their future home.
We extend them a hearty welcome.
C. H. Crisman of Micanopy, amd B. B.
Godwin of High Sprlingea, are authorized
to take subsclrptione and collect for the
same for The Star. See them about It.
The Leap Year Ball, gives my the
young ladles of thia dcity at the opera
house last night, Is pronounced by those
who were present as a great aucceas.
In our China department, you may
find a piece of China or glaae-as, fot a
New Year's gift, for the friend you didn't
remember on Chritmas Day L.C.
The numerous.readers of the 8Sia will
please overlook the defcieades e thbits
issue, a- Mr. Godwim, 0e editor, is attll
absent, but will ttus tin a day or two.
If your hair is becoming thin try Old-
dings UnpaollelId Hair Orower. r
sate by Dr. 8. 5. olddigt, olaeevile
and the P'oatofe DO aad J. A
Stephens, StOfre, High ola.
P. 1. up as, sUstaonS the A. C. L.
at Macbus, USAsin tlows W~ds~nksy.
Hewa uUwaayanlIaW93Fh W6rout Dash.
junction, Ga., wboe-he had beea n uan ie
Hwrvaw. febuspo=4 MIS& W
fellw 5ey4eams0fow daye U6 man~sla
and 'rV*eu'st jbWII*iMktgu$O~DOM
1,81ami f&.hoigtt ~ es msi
gsT a I p a
0. H. Stewart,
P. 0. BOX 404,
Boiler Maker and
Sheet Iron Worker.
I would be glad to -or.
respond with managers of
either high or low pressure
ALL WORK GUARANTEED
The friends of Will Tysim will be
pained to ,heat tlhut lie is very ill,-
He was sent to the hospital at New Or-
leatis Motnday for treatment. We hope
for a speedy recovery. '
The Sanitariunm is rapidly becoming a
hospital of note. Patients receive the
best of snedical and surgical treatntient,
and the 'trained nurses t re as conipetent
as can be found anywhere.
Ilave you tried Gidilings' Unit Grower?
Others have tried it and )srononnced it
=ood. For sale at S. I. Giddings' 1rug
Stome, Gaineaville, and Postotlice I)rtug
Store and J. A Stephens, Highsh Springs
Rev. L.. W. Moore atid. famiily, left
Thursday for their new home at Ocala.
All regret very' much to 'lose Mr. Moore
and his estimable family, but:. hope to
have them return hire at some future
Jim Dow, the' hustling representative
of the New York life Insurance Coin.
pany; is spending several days in this
city. Oalnaesvllle eeams' like home to
Jim, where he always receives a hearty
Dr. J. II. Colon, of Oaineaville, was a
visitor to Starke Thursday.. The doctor
lias a nice- practice. in t Gaitnesville and
living there agrees With hit 'as ito shown
-by his increased avoirdupois,--lBradford
Those Bostoniantn shoes tr mnen are
beauties, anil the price can't he beat.
And remember we carry. in our sfhoe de-
partment a complete line of ladies' and
children's. sloas snaud the prices can't be
equaled itn the city. L. C'. Smith.
yesterdayy the sad news of the death in
Havana, Ouba, of Capt, L. A. McIrwin,
who was well known in this city, lie hav-
ing lived in thisa section about thirty-fiv.
years The remains will be shipped to.
this city for internment.
.In our jewelry dep attment we still
have a nice 'line of jewelry, silverware
and umbrellas, If you received a check
for a Christmas gift, come in and ,pend
it with us, and you can get. something
nice that wil alwr-ya remind you of
your friend. 1.C. tu ith.
It sla reported that the Gainesville Gra-
ded and Iligh Sfchool isa only to run
three weeks longer. It. is a great pity
that a town of six thousand inhabitants,
and one that has so handsome a school
building as we have, can only have a
four months terin of free school.
Miss Delia Dunbar, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. T. J, Dunbar of this place, and
Mr. Leslle .Arow, who clerked for M.
Davis last winter. were united .in mar-
ringe-last Tuesday night, Rey. Mickler of
tlihe Southern Methodist church, ofhicla-
tifig. The happy young couple left that
night tor Micanopy, where Mr. Arnow is
in busithes .-Volusia Coutity Record.
The Times-Utaon of' December 29th,
has the following' "E, C. Cobb of
Oaiteaville was at tlie Duval Sunday.
Mr. Cobb is one o the best-known men'
in the State,. He is agent for the Sea.
board Air Line at that place, where he
has resided for a great many years, and
ever since he left the Alabama farm to
hustle for himself. No one in the Btate
has a greater number of friends than has
this fellow Cobb, HIe is known every-
where, and li popular everywhere he is
known. Mr. Cobb i a minstrel in him-.
self. He can entertains a crowd at any
time, and upon auy occasion with Ilia
originality and his ready wit, Gaines-
yvUlle would pot be worth the name, in a
social way, if it were not for Mr.! Cobb,."
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Subscription to the
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In Stock, and are constantly receiv-
ing "up-to-date" Shoes fork Men,
Women and Children, at popular
prices and ot the best makes.
I Particular attention to the Ladies
I "Brockport" and Mens "All Amer-
* ica" and "Walk Over" grades.
SJ. D. Matheson,
S hoe end LeatlIe' tore. @ainesVille, FIa. f
HsTABLIsHU O 1860.
H. F. DUTTON & CO.,
Highest price paid for ea Island ottoq
In Seed or Lint, Large or Small Quantities.
Advances made. Warehouse charges free. Firm offers
lliade by letter or wire. Correspondence solicited.
THIS PAPER is published in the inter-
est of the Moral, Business and Political In-
terests of Gaiiiesville, Alachua County and
FlorAi0 and in the financial interests of its
editor and proprietor.
THE STAR is the PEOPLE'S paper,
and will advocate such candidates for office
as the editor conscientiously believes are the
people's best friends when principle, experi-
ence and ability are all considered, and,
while friendly suggestions are always wel-
comed, the policy of THE STAR will be con-
trolled only by its editor and proprietor. ,
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n Frightful Cataut rophe Caused by
PFre In Thktre In Chicago.
While Play was in Pftress Electric Wire
Set Fire to Stage and P# $Itasued,
Terminating in Mo6t, Awful
Avalanche o 'Qe1tli.
About six hundred people were kili4 '
in ten minutes Wednesday afternoon
during a fire in the IroquoIs theater,
the newest, the largest, and as far as
human power could make It, 1fe safest'
theater Iq t4ae city of Chicago.. Dtai-
ates of the dead and Injured vary,
Besides this, (here are fifty-five pee*
pie missing, the majority ot whom arJ
probably ainpa M4%S O*a' .t4 n
Smqgues and varlioa unektingki e
few of thee people- were burned
to 'deat by fire, many were suffo-
' mad by gas, while scores upon scores
1u *Mtrampled to death in the -mad
e'- ,. that followed the. pltage o
"the frightened audience for the ..its.
,t Will be several days before all the
S ad are knovP ad deanfled. .there
WOre bodle' lylat by the dozens Wed-
nesdiay night In the undertaking rooms,
"n'the police stations, a4d In the hos-
itals, PtcM which nearly everything
that wouldd reveal their identity to
those who .knew them beat Is gone.
h" ii lajhr is torn to rags or burna
r d, t otnders and theoi taess have been
trampled Into an unrecognisable pulp
1'y the heels 91 the tlrowV that tram-
pled them down as they fed for safety.
b.- During "Bluebeard" Play.
S" The fre broke 9ut during the second
p' a. te play, "Mr. RBluebeard," which
flinrt dramatic production giv-
j. the theater since Its erection.
loomwey, which was very larger
ped to the street In safety, nearly
of the however, belbgr oop1psq
S nlee I the snowv streets 1th )-
thil b la r costu e,.
ne iMn Horrible '-
S te theatre Is modeled after the
O ras Comique, In Paris, and from
rear of each balcony there. are
,thee doors leading out to passage-
w4iys toward the front of The theatre.
.' ,'i L these doorways are at the end
o.the balcony, and one being In thb
64 eepter. The audience In its rUsh 1ir
SthU opt 4r. seems o have, for -,
grater part, chosen to flee to the left
terantsee, and to attempt to make It*
t down the eastern stairway leading
t. lobby of the theatre.
40tld4, of t'he people burned an&
dam, f as CM>.It was I these two
1 4rw"y on the first and second bal-
te ,tu't" greatest lose of ate
rjinrrq!..When the firemen entered
4> in dit3lCf the dead were found
I-4thnM n a Vile reaching from the
b a d f the stlrwt y at leabt light feet
the door back to a ppoit about
I ,' feet in the rear of the door,
Frantio Struggle fdI lIfe.
.Women on top of these masses of
Pimd had been overtaken by death as
_"y werq crawling on their hands and
kees over the bodies of those who
died before. Others lay with
a aUn stretched out In the direction to--
w rd which lay life and safety, holding
la their b n agm its oe gOWmRnt
A xi thelar The 'were evidently
ee t ei fen thsto I oth whq o
;'foot Xa00 1 to all ddn a1d
p der foot as they fought for
ilili' own lives.
q''Iu the police removed hiser after
ir of dted In thqpq doorwaysV the
t'J l too miuoh even.4or polUce
im plonen, hardened asq they are to
sgo 'fitly' .were th6e samu ed between
tthe sides of-he do.r and the walls th
..At Cu -D- WILLIAM.
F^-wansediay. t. Bkalt01n WriUkin
'the otce of president o( the
and Viae Presideot Bar* was
$wi -esident and general mana.
W. r. WUllls was elected chair-
M V a a desire to
of"levd of" ~~~a cement
oIr 1 to give t time to
I bpling interests ahd peronal at-
'U TION AT DESPERATE STAgE
.F6o6el1g Over Strained Re-
S alens in the Par East.
f Il. learned in Alplomatlc cireis
o'i that tie Japanese government
the fo ltga diplomats
WIth,refpeet to oisn..
Sbut -ot hopeless. It
.-Ofromifts mwas com-
0 Ng OTSD.
AM.' and carry them out. The only
possible thing to do was to seize a limb
or some other portion of the body and
pull with main strength.
Men worked at the task with tears
FrUnniNg down thdir cheek and the
Sobs of the rescuers could' be heard
even in the halt below, where this
AWQIl scenee was bping enacted. A.
number of men were compelled to
rabanRo40 their task and give It over to
others whose nervess had not as yet
been shaken by the awful experience.
As one by op the bodies were drag-
god out of the water-soaked, blackened
mass of corpses, the spectacle became
smore. ad. more heartrending. There
were women whose clothing was torn
completely from their bodies above
the walst, whose bosoms had been
trampled into a pulp, and whose faces
were marred beyond all power of Iden.
Origin of the Fire.
The accounts of the origin of tbhe
fire are conflicting and none of them
certain, but the best reason given is
tfw an electric wire gear the lower
I1t of plece of drop soeaery sudden-
ly broke and was grounded. The Afire
apread '-ahidly to the front of the
stage, oauelng the members of the
chorus, iho were then engaged lt the
performance ,to flee to the wings with
sorewm f1 tiwror. Thearp Ian Itself up
to this tisI was not serious, and pos-
sible oo ud'have bees checked had not
tl.hple# iawMt.4- failed t work.
As soonf ag the fire was discovered,
ItoIft. eitttltsiChllt coeauo0m of the
Ipany, .Oqottl tq-lower the durtaln,
od this was Iitnedlately done. ft do-
.Uided *bout half war and then
stuck. The fire thus was given practi-
S .a flue through whica a strong
dt'att was setting, aided by -te doors,
which had been thrown open In the
front of th theatre.
With a roar and a bound the flames
shot. through the opening over the
heads' of the people on the first floor,
and reaching c4ear up to those In the
first balcony, caught them and burned
thel, to death where they at. Imme-
diately following the rush of the flames
there ame ath explosion, which lifted
the entire oot of the great theatre
'fra ts. alls, smahttering the Immense
skylight Itto fragments.
A, soon ars the flames first appeared
by the curtain a man In the rear of
the hall shouted "Fire," "Fire," and
the entire audience rose as one per-
son and made for the doors. It In be-
lieved tat the explosion was from the
flames coming in contact withthe gas
reservoirs of the theatre, causing them
Will T. Davis, manager of the thea-
tre, said after the catastrophe, that If
te .people had remained in their seats
and had not been excited by the cries
of fire, not a single t 1e would have
been loet. This Is, however, contra-
dJoted by the statements of the fire-
Sn, who tound nulpers of people sit-
Isg In their seats, their faces directed
t.Wrard tbh stag* as It tbe performance
waa still 161ng on. It was the Opinion
of -the firemen that these people had
be t OffOCated at once by the flow of
gas which came from behind the as.
besJos curtain. '
As near as can be estimated at the
pp t 4 ttelM hundred
Pd6p;V4CAM C thatr. Threb bun.
dred f these were on tile first floor,
ot*rqlalmnoy bfl in the upper balco.
u2S and iQn t4 hallways bao of them.
rMiIV'- ROB DEAD BODIES.
KldnploI g- 0petd.
It to reporItd i Me ridan, M.ss.,
that Mils lethel ovell, of Birming-
hUl, Ala., who is- si to be an heir-
"i to a large fortune, ha s disappeared
MS relatives are anxious about her.
-AIlse Rovell bad been in Meridian
stloe November visiting her aunt, Mrs.
J. M. Husjcey, and was to remain there
Several days ago she left her aunt's
residence to do some shopping and has
not been seen or heard of anlum -
The condition of the will by which
her benefactress, -an aunt, Mrk, Miner-
va -Benford, of Denver, .Colo., left an
estate .worth $8,000,000,- are that- ese
marry witjhn a year after the death of
the aunt, of her own free will and
choice, but if not, she is to marry's
man selected by the deceased aunt
and named In'the 'will. Those consld-
erationd' have led the relatives of the
young woman to fear that she as hbeen.
kidnapped and for that. reason her dis.
appearance was reported at once to
the police. They have 'been unable
to locate her and have no clew even to
the time of her leaving the city, for At
is not believed ehe could remain In
Meridian and. be concealed.
It Is stated by the aunt, Mrs. Hims-
key, that ever since she has been
named as the heiress to the fortune
she has been__been under survelllagce
and her relatives have at different
times warned her of the danger she
was in. She has, as a rule, been very
careful, and for that reason it Is
thought she was caught unawares and
spirited out of. town.
OVER TEN THOUSAND VOLTS
Required to ElectrocUte Negro Murder.
er In Bing Sing Prison.
Frank White, a negro, was put to
death In the electric chair at the state
prison In Auburn, N. Y., Tuesday for
the murder of George Clare, a farmer
of Ecriba, Oswego county.
Six contacts, egch of 1,740 vults 7
1-2 amperes were.applied before White
wiw pronounced dead.
After the fourth contact a strange
gurgling in his throat made the phy-
stcians step back and horrified the
spectators. The contact was quickly
repeated, but still tle stethoscopes re-
corded cardiac action and twp more
contacts were given. l d"ing the sec-
ond contact the head electrode flashed
brilliantly and there was an ordor of
burning hair. The executioner said
it was the sponge beneath the elec-
trode. He adjusted It more tightly
before the next shock.
Among those who made a test with
the stethoscope was Dr. U. B. Stein,
of Buffalo, and he reported that the
heart had not ceased to beat. When
he had resumed his seat in the front
'row and the fifth contact had been
turned on, he suddenly pitched for-
ward and fel tfo the floor in a swoon.
He was picked up b:- three keepers
and carried from the death chamber
but soon revived .
State Electrician Davis, In charge of
the execution, explained the gurgling
In White's throat by saying that ho
held his breath for a few moments
before the first contact and it was
simply toe air escaping from his lungs.
Hoe declared that White was practically
dead after the first contact.
White, who was about 25 years of
age, was employed by Clare on the lat-
ter's farm. On September 15, 1902,
White enticed the farmer into a corn
field on a pretext that tee cows were
In the corn and while Clare's back
was turned, the negro deliberately
fired several bullets into his. body un-
til he fell to the ground dead. Rob-
bery was the motive for the crime.
MOB'S WRATH COOLED.
Husband of Assaulted Woman Pleads
For Life of Accused Men.
A mob of 1,000 men and boys sur-
rounded the county Jail at Council
Bluffe, Iowa, Monday night, andi bat-
tered In the doors In an attempt to
lynch two negro s, charged with as.
Assaulting two white women, and dls.
persed only when Congressman Smith
appealed to the mob through Oeorgd
Sanders, husband of one of the two
INSURRECTION IS FEARED.
i.H4pjn Jaktsel Ply Their Work In ---
h il6ago Burned Theatre. Army May be Sent to Isthmus Before
'".A U'lcago special eayst While Scheduled Time.
scores f ame were busy carrying out The possibility of a Insurrection
t1e dead and injured of tbe Iroquois against the new government of Pan-
theatre, others, fortunately few In ama is so seriously considered by the
number, searched the aisles and seats responsible officials at Washington
tr valuable Two men wore found that It may be the army will be sent to
whsb ad provided themselves with bas- the Isthmus before the ratification of
iqt. d,' eoe filling them with the the Panama treaty.
prOeofty # .the dead. They were m. The first plan was to keep the ma-
qm i .14tpleed nater treat, and the rines on the isthinus until the treaty,
theaeIr anBd ptage hands were carrying with It our guarantee of Inde
simreih t Viark' Of collecting all the pendence of the new republic. Is ratl.
vhuatlea. "- nfled by the senate, then to put the ar-
E "W S H my In charge.
NBW METHODIST HYMNAL.
Joint CeMMIssen Mee-' In Washing. SYMPATHY FROM RUSSIAN RULER
t ton te elder Matter. Extended Through Count Caselni, MIn.
' Thb t,h oomisslon of the later at Washington.
Metdit ipltedpal church and the Count Cassinl, -the Russla ambas-
Methodi t Pi alpeh.urcn south, met eador at Washington, went to the
in WSI)S.OUWrt1li 5a,,thd state department Thursday, although
tSBh of that bdy. The commelslon he has been suffering several days
ie to 'd 4hp' e01810a11' la61'd from a cold, and expressed tnhe person-
an effort will b mstls to coaniste the aQ synaUppy of the Russian emperor
work at this eagito1f 0 h ouslasion. j the -people of the United States la
L their p'our of flfletion.
CLUB MEN PLAMI VICTIM "
*--*** tIttIDRlNT WIRES SYMPATHY
Wealthy CItizensa e Treyp '. Vp LO ., .
| Life In Burmln"at ulld4. P*tie f Obleago In Terrible Ca-
MOses T. Glough, the nestor of the ofWhbhs W efoell Them.
saier county bar and the lat B was receive
Sof the et't f 144 61 Dart- oril w lr!tes0:
,i Il.in h. paw, ead 'I .' ftod;oa. Mayor
bilee Sha *
Ar. u ia Co.apa' U prougsataI 14 (h r h7
In Dealing With Reyes Re
gardingNote of Colombia.
HAY IS STILL INDISPOSED
Unotrial FPereeeW of Colombla's Oe.
,mande. *ln Officil CIroles the
CoenOneue of Opinion Is that.
War is Inevitable.
A Washington special says: The
president has designated Secretary
Root to conduct the Panama negotlr
tons with General Reyes, of Colom.
bla, during the Illness of Secretary
This announcement was made after
a long cabinet meeting, held Tuesday
afternoon, at which Secretary Root laid
before the president the ueralls of his
Interview with the Colombian minis-
ter. Careful consideration was given
to the Colombian note filed with the
state department by General Reyps,
but It can be said that no answer yet
has been made to it. Secretary Root
lnfgrmed General Reyes Tuesday after-
noon that the reply of this govern-
ment was no treaty, but tiat It would
be given as soon as possible. Secre-
taey Root will give the response to
General Reyfe When a decision as to
it precise nature shall have been
No Intimation oz the contents of Gen-
eral Reyes' note or of the reply of
this government is given froti any au-
thoritative source It is known, how-
ever, that the administration regards
the ratification of the treaty with the
republic of Panama as the first step to
be takes in the entire pending matter.
What this government may do subse-
quently will be determined, at least
in part, by the olrcumstances then
surrounding the case. Just now, It is
said, auihoratitively, there is nothing
In the situation to arouse serious con-
Crisis Is Approaching.
The Atlanta Journal's special Wash-
ington correspondent wires his paper
as follows: Although General Reyes,
the Colombian president-elect, ha. not
made known the contents of his note
regarding the Panama situation whleh
he Intends presenting to this govern-
ment, it Ia evident that the adminia-
tration is informed a9 to its real pur-
The briefest way of stating the
terms of the communication is to say
that it contains three alternatives, to-
First-Restoration of the status prior
to the revolution.
Second-The United States not to
Interfere with Colombia's dealings with
Third-Il neither of- the preceding
proposltions Is accepted the United
States shall pay damages to Colombia
for loss of territory the amount to be
fixed by The Hague tribunal.
Belief on both sides that those prop-
ositions will prove futile is in no wise
altering the purpose of the adminis-
tratlin, as is evidenced by the fact
that the armed forces of the United
States on both sides of the isthmus are
now being reinforced with vessels and
marines, while troops are being held
In readiness for emergencies, and In
fact that Colombia's representatives
are making preparations for departure.
Dr. Herran, charge d'affafrs, is get.
ting the archives of the legation ready
General Reyes will remain only until
he has gone through the last resort of
seeing his note to this government
reach congress, and then, when his
presence here becomes embarrassing.
he will take his departure.
Meanwhile, although General Reyes
has daily cabled to Colombia beseech-
ing his country to refrain from any
act hostile to the United States, there
is not the slightest doubt among those
Informed of the situation, and the char-
acter of the Colombians that they will
quickly plunge into reck.egs and des-
perate war, which no leadership can
That the Colombian heart will bo
fired with the return of General Reyes
from his bootless mission Is not at all
PUGILIST BADLY BATTERED.
"Young Corbett" Proved Too Much of
a Proposition for Ranlon.
At San Francisco, Tuesday night, a
merciful referee probably saved Eddie
Hanlon from being killed by "Young
Corbett," when he stopped the contest
In the middle of the sixteenth round
For two rounds previous Referee Gra-
ney had begged Hanlon's seconds to
take their man out of the ring, but
they kept the game youngster at it,
and, finally, Oraney, "fearing that a
fatality might result. ordered the fight
*topped and awarded the contest to
WOMAN SENTENCED TO HAND.
'Mrs. Rogers Doomed to Expiate Crima
of Murdering Husband.
At Bennington. Vt. Tuo3day, Mrs.
Mary A. Rogers, convicted of the mur-
der of her husband, Marcus S. Rog-
ere, was sentenced to lie hanged thb
first Friday in February. 1904.
Leon Perham, the colf-confessed ac
compliOe of Mrs. Rogers, was sentence
ed to life imprisonment.
GALLOWS It DOOM OF BMITM.
Young Man Who Shot Wife to Deati
S is Convieted by Jury.
The trial f Robert. Smith. the yutdat
man hold hr the murder of his y7aun
.tfd, it the superior .eeot at .Orroll
ton. O., was ooneldeda b verdlei
from the jury which Siagna death Im
th prislmer. as thory *aUle to reeom
Mbu xto meicy. -
s. lNfr lummerry oi Mest
Of .eoh -Day..
-Mrs. IL N. n icks, wife o'a promi-
nent physician of Dooly county, Ga.,
Is' held under bond chrlged with hav-
ing set Arei' to the Hotel Edgerton, In
Maoon. A room which she occupied
was found in flames after sne left, oil
being scattered everywhere.
-Quitmanz Ga., was visited by a
$25,000 fire early SuAday morning.
Two hundred and Afty bales of cotton
were also c6asumed at BSeloa.
-Charles Nelms, the North Caroli-
na man charged with murdering his
wife and wlih having had -a band in
the adbuctlon of- Millionaire Wentz,
may be carried to Kentucky, reqtlsi-
Lion having been made for him.
-Ruseell'and Driscoll, tne alleged
sale blowers, wanted In many cities,
were oacried from Mobile to Montgom-
ery, AJa., Sunday night anu will be
turned over to Jacksonville, Fla.. offi-
-A decision has been reached by
the Flint Glase Manufacturers to close
all bottle factories shortly aftqr the
first of the year for a period of four
weeks, in order to curtail production
and better enable the trade to main-
-Al, Salt Lake City Frank Rose
murdered his. wife Christmas after-
noon. The police fou4d tne body Sun-
day. '"ae woman's neck was clasped
by the arms of her baby boy.
-Ten thousand men, women and
children engaged in a rush at Chicago
to get at the Christmas dinner provid-
ed by the Volunteers of America and
several were injured.
-The cruiser Dixie sailed from the
League Island navy yard for Panama
Monday. She carries 600 marines and
General Elliott commanding the ma-
-More hearses were used in con-
ducting funerals In Chicago Sunday
than at any time since the strike, but
in every case policemen rode with the
-Preparatory to leaving for Austra-
lia Dowie Sunday night bade his fol-
lowers farewell and prayed mat Presi-
dent Roosevelt's enemies be circusm-
-Revised figures of the casualties
in the railroad wreck near Urand Rap-
ids, Mich., show 22 dead and 29 injur-
ed. some of the latter fatally.
--Cortain diplomats at Washington
bellove that the Panama afvilr will
weaken the influence of the United
States is the Far East.
-Robbers wreck a bank at Klowa,
Ind. T., securing and destroying about
-The opinion entertained by diplo-
mats In the Far East that war be
tween Russia and Japan is Inevitable
-The election for members of the
constitutional convention took place
on the Isthmus of Panama Sunday.
The returns Indicate the .riumph of
the Junta candidates.
-A large party of prominent Colum-
bus, Ga., people will see the launching
of the Ocean Steamship Company's
new liner, City of Columbus, at Ches-
ter, Pa., in January.
-Thomasville, Ga., now has a hot
municipal campaign on, the chief quoes-
tion at issue being whether or not
cows shall be allowed to roam the
city's streets at thelr will.
-The steamer Ocklawaha. of the Ii-
cas line, was burned at ralantia, Fla.,;
having been fired by Incendilaries.
-Nine negroes, accused of murdhtr,
have been spirited away to Hopk.Is-
vlyle, Ky., to save them from mob
-Because George Kaufman, of Chi-
cago, thought his Christmas presents
were too few, he shot his couhib and
-The Salvation Army distributed
Christmas dinners to 25,000 of New
-Colon Is In a state of Joyful cxl
clement over the news that Grent
Britain has recognized the republic.
-Three boys, one white and two
colored, were killed at Wilmington. N.
C., Christmas day by toy guns during
the most noisy celebration the city has
-It Is reported that the Insurgents,
headed by General JItninez, are march.
ing on San Domingo.
-Although 20.000 bakers are on
strike at Paris, the soldiers hare pro-
-Bologne's most singular structure,
the famous leaning tower, has been
-All children of Dowleitos will lie
excluded from the public schools of
Chicago because they have not been
-Former Governor Russeil, of North
Carohlaa, Is charged by Miss Mary
Darby, of Wilmington, now postmls.-
tress, with having secured the plum
for his wife while representing Miss
Darby at Washington, all his expens-es
belrg paid by her.
-A big cotton mill is to be located
on the French Broad river In North
Carolina, which is to be 'operated by
labor imported from the crowded tene-
ment districts of New York city.
-The Oglethorpe ball at Savannah
netted the Oglethorpe Monument As-
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REi5auft Wnrshlp to Petrel
Wa"rs of great Lakes.
A special from Ottawa, OnL, sayl:
The building of a Canadian armed
cruiser for the great lakes hba caused
comment on the treaty supposed to re-
strict such a mEqvoment.
Under Secretary of State Pope
points out that no such treaty exists
between Great Britain and the United
States, limiting the number and armar
meat of vessels to be maintained by
the United Statev or Canada on the
There is an agreement to cease plac-
ing tlem there after six months' no-
tice by either country. Mr. Pope
doubts if It is binding.
The state department at Washlng-
ton bas not Been informed up to this
time that the Canadian government
contemplates placing an armed cruiser
on the lakes in addition to the few
small and insignificant naval vessels
now maintained there. Recently the
Canadian government laid down
couple of revenue cutters for lake se
vice and although these were, being o0
modern type, better vessels than.those
heretofore employed for this work,
their construction was not regarded
In Washington as violating the treaty.
Attention was called to the matter,
however, by some of the congressmen
from the groat lakes section and the
state department made a quiet but
effective Inquiry into the character of
the Canadian cutters. It appears that
a United States naval officer visited
the place where the vessels were being
built and examined their construction,
a fact that gave rise to some feeling
on the part of the Canadians when
they learned of the visit.
As soon as congress reconvenes
there will, without doubt, be a renewal
of the attempt which has been made
annually for the last ten years to se-
cure a repeal or modification of that
section of the Rush treaty between
the United States and Great Britain
that limits the use of naval vessels on
the lakes. Representative William A.
Smith, of Michigan, has taken a par-
Ucularly advanced posililon in thbis
matter, and his activity has, It Is said,
excited a corresponding move In Can-
He had heard from some quarter
that he hellevep to be reliable, a state-
ment that the Canadian government is
about to enter a formal protest against
the location of the proposed United
BStates naval training station on the
Great Lakes, according to the plans ot
the Taylor board to which congress is
expected to give effect during the
Anticipating such a protest, Mr
Smith has already prepared himself
to renew with force the attack upon
the Rush treaty, holding as he does,
that It has had a paralyzing and disaR
trous effect upon the Important ship.
building industries of the Great Lakes
DIVISION OF PLANT ESTATE.
Over $3,000,000 for Widow and Nearly
$8,000,000 for Son.
A New York dispatch says: Henry
B. Plant, the founder or the Plant sys-
tem of steamships, railways and hotel,
who died in 1899, left, according to the
report of the appraiser appointed by
the surrogate's court to assess the val
ue of the estate for the purpose of the
Inheritance tax, a gross personal es
tate of $12,729.1)00, the chlet item con-
sisting of 50,000 shares of stock In the
Henry B. Plant Company, valued at the
time of his death at $12,1G7.0U0. The
net personal estate after all deduc-
tions, amounted to $11,973.995.
After the deductions of certain lega
clea which were paid by the heirs, Mrs
Margaret Plant, the widow of Mr
Plant, will received $3.947.000, and
Morton F. Plant, his son and her step-
FIFTY MARINES MISSING.
Collier of Fre.ich Navy Supposed to
be at Beotom of Sea.
it Is reported In Paris that the col-
lier Vlenne, of the French navy, man-
ned by fifty-one officers and men
which left Rochefort for Toulon, has
been lost. The minister of marine has
sent war shlpa. In search of the missing
vessel, and though in the track of
steamers, bad not been reported.
RAILROAD SHOP BURNED.
Tremendous Blaze at Nashville, Tenn.,
Entails Loss of $320,000.
The Tennessee Central railroad
shops In south Nashville burned
Thursday night, entailing an estimat-
ed total loss of $320,000. The boiler
shops, planing mill, blacksmith shop,
round house, machine shops, store
room and office were almost entirely
consumed, and four locomotives, one
combination and four'box cars destroy-
ed. The loss in rolling stock la esti-
mated at $70,000, fully insured. It i1&
said that there was an Insurance of
Ihut $35.000 on the plant.
SAN DOMINGO IN TURMOIL.
With Three Revolutions Raging Min.
later Powell Asks for Aid.
With three revolutions raging on
theo island of San Domingo, the forces
of Jimlne; within four hours of San
Domingo City, and excitement prevail.
Lug, Minister Powell thinks the 'situa-
tion demands the presence of an addi-
tional warship, and in a cablegram
dated Monday appealed to the state de
apartment for aid
soclitanU B 00 clear of all expenses.
Klowa's Owners Want Damages.
-The Olympla mills case was called
h In the United States circuit court at -Proceedings to recover $405.000 daim-
Charleston, C., Tuesday. Comlain- ages for the sinking of the Clyde line
I ants will push charges of fraud, steamer Kilowa in Boston harbor -by
8 -Albert Driacoll and J JB Russell, the steanmahp Admiral Dewey on De-
the alleged safe blowers, wanted in comber 26 were begun at New York
Smany clUees, will serve on -the chaln- Tuesday.
1 gang at Mobile. Ala., by their own
choice until February. Alleged Lepers In Lincoln, Nebraska.
-The hearing of the-suits against Realnts near ninth and H'trSeta.
Sthe former stockilmders ofr ta defunct 1 Icol. Neb... reported to Hath
b1ak O( Americus. ", a s h b n o.- hr IRhodo that tweaty.lve Run*
.. ~ ,4 '"'-v
. .- ," '... ,.
Settles Over" Chicago
in Wake of Great
ALL IS WOE AND MISERY
Weeping and Walling Mournern roewd
Dead Houses In Searchi of Their
LoVed Ono-.-Total of Dsd Not
Known, as Many are MI4sing
and Death Hovers Over
Scores of Injured.
For the first time since Chicago has
possessed bells to peal, whistles to
shriek and horns to blow, the bid year
was allowed silently to take Its place
in history and the new permitted to
come with no evidence of Joy at its
In an official proclamation Issued
Thursday afternoon by Mayor Carter
Harrison, he made the suggestion that
the usual New Year's celebration be
for this time omitted. The idea found
a ready response in the hearts of the
people, and the mayor's words in fact
only gave ulterance 'to tile suppressed
thoughts that had filled them all.
Ordinarily, on New Year's eve the
streets of the city are filled with mer.
ry-makers, but the only throngs to be
found were those around the morgues;
ordinarily, numbers of fashionable rea.
(aurants In the heart of the city are
filled with light-heatted revelers, who
toast the year that Is passing and hall
the year that comes. 'Thursday night
these places were comparatively de-
serted and some of them closed en.
tirely with doors locked and curtains
From early Thursday morning until
late at night crowds beslefled the un-
dertaking rooms and hospitals looking
for the dead and Injured. Policeme-
were detailed at all places where the
dead and injured had been carried,
to restrain the anxious men and wo-
men who pressed in at the doorways
and inquired for their lost friend& and
In all the undertaking rooms the
bodies were placed, as far as possible,
upon cots, and when these were ex-
hausted stretched in long lines upon
the floor, and a constant succession
of pale-faced men and tearful women
proceeded slowly between the lines
lifting the covers from the charred
and bruised faces and searching in
the clothing of the dead for something
by which their lost ones could be rec-
ognized. In many Instances women
fainted when lifting the sheet from
some face in which they recognized
the features of a dead child or a beau-
tiful young girl., Scenes that were en.
acted around the bodies of the little
children were pathetic in the extreme.
While the crowds of anxious seekers
for news besieged the morgues, the
telegraph and long distance telephone
offices were almost swamped with the
flood of Inquiring messages. Messen-
ger boys from the telegraph office of
the Postal and Western Union carried
bundles of messages, and the terrific
rush of business was still on. Private
wires of stock exchanges and board
of trade houses were likewise loaded
down with inquiries and answers.
Woe Is on Every Side.
It is no extravagance of language to
say that the city Is stunned by the
overwhelming tragedy enacted when
the theatre which housed "Mr. Blue-
beard" became a chamber of horrols
indeed. There Il the deepest woe In
hundreds of homes, deep sorrow in a
thousand others, and a pity beyond
the potency of words to convey In aJl.
The first streak of daylight on the
snow-covered streets Thursday morn-
ing found the morgues still the sorrow-
haunted centers of many a searcher.
There were husbands searching for
wives, frenzied parents seeking their
children, so many of whom lost thblr
lives ,and in some Instances, wild-
eyed children, still dated from the hor-
ror of their experience, groped dis-
tressingly about in search of father
The total number of victims involvit
In the tragedy are estimated at 1,088.-
the dead are estimated at 564; the
missing are 314. This Includes the
vast number of people who are either
dead, injured or unidentified which
have not as yet been accounted for.
One hundred anad fifty-seven are i
the city hospitals. It Is estimated that
53 of the injured will die. These fig
ures are furnished from a careful sum-,
mary made of the tragedy return from
all sections of the city, Including tithe
hospitals, temporary morgues an6
doctors' offices and private resledeaes
and homes of the Injured. The report
is based upon InformaUon returned bY
the police, firemen, doctors and news'
DIXIE OFF FOR COLON.
Cruiser Laves League Island .Navy
Yard With Munitions ahd Mdarnes.
The Sabbath stillness at thb League
island navy yard at Phladelphia, was
broken Sunday by the hurried fitting
out of the cruiser Dile for her trip
to Colon and by nightfall the trim
vessel was ready to saiU Monday morn-
ing. The activity at the iwd resem-
bled much the busV seese there prior
to the .8panDlhAmerleaki W-
Lord Mayer Ritehib Wir5s vmgyphY
to Peopie of Cboe,
The ftolowila anesIega ,S i
in Chicago. Tbh* A sl U* ts
m a yor of IG laeu p. p
at "-p,', *
witW W e te lan of the his.-
Wh8 Wl4ch exported to America
alted cheats of tea that want
t itharvo1 r In December, 1773,
o#64 q4 Pt reaellieo in the
one. While the contest gave
I* a her Indopendence and set
the rule of George III, it did not
*iwn thp business of the old .st
h'4 b ept Britain. The buel.
a today ln the same
pliCO as aIn Revolutionary times.
r sig*n-the sign pof "'The Crown and
lrqe Sugar Loaves"-bha survived
t s stress of.tget id -Atorm-and fire.
rs Great Irre t Londo wept with-
i lbal a block of the shop, but the outi
slgt itsel relghs totay.--SL Nicholas
Towne--There goes Biopsy. He musdi
be In debt 4eghn.
fbrowpe--Why, he looks quite pros.
porous That stilt of his isaqult'e new-
Towne-Yes, that's why I say ho;
must be io debt,-Philadelphia Press.
.Over 10,000.000 pieces of mail matter,
oTvering $48,643 in money and $1,-43.-
r W liebec. ft t drafts, reached the
ad-Istteo e during the year.
The United States imported during
the fiscal year .217,977T.065 pounds of
sugar, about one-fourth of It b being ti'ct
sugar, and produced ,0).00.O i,iuundls..
We offer One Mtundred Dollars tewar-l r
am nse sof Oatarrh that cannot to curel- bj
Hall's Oatarrh Care
J. CJ. Asa & Co., Toledo. O.
We,theuuderstiged, have known F. J.Cho.
nly forthelHst l6years, and believe him par.
feotly honorable tn ali business trans.Aoiilont
mad pnaaoially able to o:rry out any oblige.
tina ade by their llra,.
WVat & TasV,rWholes:le DriogltstlTole I),
WAlsnfe,Krlt liNMAn tiar v Wi ho:te Dru.;-
S ptas, Tol~ledo, OhIo.
i4tl'esatarrh Ourels takoaiuternally. -n't:-
Itdalimotly upon the blood lAi.t imuoussur-
o feof ttho s ,toen. 'teostlm Iontim SOuL (re-.
Prceo, 7Be. per bottle. Sold by all Druggists
Hai's PFeiUy Pills are tIle L.-,t.
The peninsula of India, which in
ires f Iollf the size of the Unitedl
Btatec, has a population of 311O.Kl0,u0O,
of whom 200,030,000 are farmers.
Ten British towns besides London
are larger than Dublin, which now luhr
245,000 people. EdinburgLh beats Dub-
lin by 57.000.
"1i *: R"U ': .. w i ARiuMa" Cr'"
MOMe In- Demiand Than Evsr--stnk"
and Plants In Great Variety ..
"We ow 61ll more aquariums and
aquarium stocli and plants than ever."
aid 'a dealer in such things. "Then
increase isdue in large measure no
doubt to tho esta j!shmnt In this
city of the great putilc aquarium in
"People go there and study the
fishes and gat interested Jn them,
and then they want an aquarium of
their own. It is a fascinating parsult,
the care of an aquarium, and one In
which not only children, but adults
may easily become deeply Interested.
"Dealers carry a far greater assort-
ment of-flihes and of aquatle plants
than they formerly did,. including
things cheaper and costlier than ever.
You can buy nowadays, for InsiiInne,
goldfish for as little as five cents, or
you can pay $25 for son,' of the very
remarkable specimens that come
from Japan, but you don'i need, to pay !
anything llie So much as utat to gat-
specimens of very groat heauty
"Bosides theo many liirirttv. uf gold-
fish, there aio iii L i,!,fI ( Ii qii;iiiinU
stock flshe of niany oilier s!..- ri-s. in-
cluding simple I;lttlit li h. .-s tnul il-. "
that are curious on1ld Iis h thlIt l -.
beautiful. A balRiitc I l utila-mimn In i
which there are t slics tI.Iit ie Ibet-inm
Individually inutrn-tsled I 1 is -ti.--
4 The Revival of tis (Garnet.
Garnets, after a long relapse, have
come into fashion with a rush. and
rLrlI are ransacking their mothers' Jew-
el boxes for ancient garnet necklaces.
buckles, and brooches word by grand-
inamma in the fifties, and handed down
to descendants who proved rather un-
appreclative of the blessing.
These semi-preclons stones are ex-
uielitely becomilig for evening wear,
when they shine with a brilliant crim-
son glow most flattering to the skin
of tlie wearer. Brunettes particular-
ly look extremely well In these stones,
nud .'nothing can be more becoming
(lnn one of the old garnet tiaras still
to be fund here and there worn in a
niAnss of waved dark locks. For day-
m<%a:r they are rather disappointing,
l,'Ing somntewhat jetty in effect.
Carlt.uittles are the uncut variety of
tI'. rFetIeU stone, large specimens being I
groiiiinl nitd polished cnhoclion fashion.
The restiltlng gem la handsomer than
the- cut girnet, and dearer. It in not,
l,..\\- er, so fnshliontble as the niasseR
i-f sminll, brilliant cut stoned which one
S'in rnlly sers. Garnet biuckles are
s-uinwtiin:es used In black millluery
wallt excellent effect'.
"ug very -1 n <1111UI ll I1.1ou I t 1I(I i [ f
goldfish. A Fevitlinlne reeullarty.
"Flshos of tie minre clriousm aintl \<'niiini t's iniixpllenble aversion to be.
beautiful varieties l1r sml.ll aquattriiin uiuleg on tIhe frst nrge of a sheet oft
luc-k are imporltil f a.iuiaii, i fi i I, I li. I lr anld following thle pages
IndIa ant il rt 'many. r.. o 1 .it' tti, 1* i'L I the n l order Is well kntoown.
EuIndiapean curmiiany., in to sold si n nexcl.une. Men find It dis-
Euronpean c,_~itt-1,Ili lie (() n" hi-.onutg. a ndi! t'evet wohetn correspond-
smiall aquarliuna tic|; thv.,,, snail a' c unlesss fhnt-l iothers-lt is an e.-
ligators, varita s ~,.,its ot tutrt'..i nnl -.rl n ie iot icuIntel to mn -
various species ,f imnalil tiv, .i I tini ri nl prayer. Beyond Ihs Uto one
fishes.'"-Nw York Still. Iit,. i,,itil of going rnuitll this fer uiio
Ii '---litliiy served actually to Invnlild-
\V,'i,\T D-S M VA SA? Y? I t i e l wilnin 's will. The late Ianbella
re ra n a lr w. of lrooklyn. N Y.. It seems,
Ceorgle-raow ? natrrible fix. f Ihe wouien who delight to
ore"le'-3 L h f? I it (lie th third page of a sheet of writ-
Fr-.1--Josies I..Uthor ,ihr-ati,-n ) to t er n if It were the second, the
disinherit her Jf s,-", mnirrle. him, ndl t t tt as if it were the thtrd, and the
sie says shoe will mso him for breich I ,,i-, Ita nas if it were the fourth. Alhe
of pronino if ho doenn't.-Chbl.oja t.tAe her will that way, too. Starting
(.Mass.) Ga7-ieo. nl the th.at page. she jumped the pro-
vl.Islons of the will over to the third
RICE. pituC, which she marked two, nutl
Blond Girl-1 want sonie rico; let wound up by subscribing nnd attesting
me see, iow- tmuch do I want? Ih(e document on tho second pnge.
Green Cro,-'r-WeCldllng or pudding? witch site marked three. She used a
-Yonkers Stiat(.-nnn printed formula which was Intended to
It- attested on the reverse side of lihe
t.rst page--whtit in or.linary corre.
sp lndence paper one would call tlihe
fourt'li pago. The will was rejected,
mid their Supremte Court, to which re-
-sutilrs(t wta lind. upheld the rejection,
ii'l le i o k otn1 I t hnt a will to be legal
;:ust be signed nt tho end.i not ii timo
itildtdle, ns the Andrews will wns.
* Mrs. Weisslitz, president of the Ger- 1
man Womans' Club of Buffalo, N. Y., after
doctoring for two years, was finally cured
of her kidney trouble by the use of
Lydia E Pinkhamrn's Vegetable Compound.
Of all the diseases known with which the female organism is afflicted,
kidney dise aseis the most fatal. In fact, unless prompt and correct treatment
it applied, the weary patient seldom survives.
Being fully aware of this, Mrs. Pinkham, early in her career, gave careful
study to the subject, and in producing, her great remed for woman's ills-
Lydtia E. Plnkham's Vegetable Compound maie sure that it con-
talned the correct combination of herbs which was certain to control that
dreaded disease, woman's kidney troubles. The Vegetable Compound acts
in harmony with the laws that govern the entire female system, and while
there. are many so called remedies for kidney troubles, Lydia E. Pink-
hatms Vegetable Compound is the only one especially prepared
Read What Mrs. Welsslitz Says.
DmA M as. Painum :- For ttio years my life was simply a bur-
deet_ suf-ered so with female troubles, and pains across my back and
lois. The doctor told me that I had kidney troubles and prescribed
for me. For three months I took his medicines, but grew steadily
wo .My husband then advised me to tr L dia E. Pinkhasan's
lCem wponnd, and brought hboipe a ofe. It is the greatest;
e r our hbme. Within three months I was a"
Sy pain had disappeared, my complexion became
S yr, wyey bright, and my entire syem In good shape."-M. PAILA.
Wuaslal, 17Seeca St, Juff lo,.Y.
best that kldey TrMble Wa he eired b lydia EL fiaas b Tegetaie Cepu
"DtBR Mna PnxKn.xt-I fee ry thlkful to you for the good
70y1' medlne has done me. I had d d for years and was steadily'
gmoig worse I bad trouble 'With Y a two doctors tol. .
me 1 W4 ight 'seas also had tIsLflf of Q womb, and could not
W&i 1 M Uf 1 .)back andb ch d all% the tLwoand I was
bq 8 WnhI ]ot sloe ;hdhsteria and fainting spells, was tired
.t .a in my left a that I could hardly stan
Mee foot on something.
te out putting my fo docto so but they d
e am a11rgt sw D ral
in twelve btoitle i nate
Veel tht I owe it sait to your medicne."- Ma,,,,,L- ONG,
i m i to mus. Address LynJn EKas
SWht n tCAPUD INE
IN ar= Mt
QnMlitlles of an Entertalner.
A flurri'td I trsles or nerNouts host
uvilose (coiunlinco but imadly coticeals
(lie worry felt, can do more toward
itankling thlie guests unconmfortible thnii
If the soup was stone cold and the snl-
ani dremsitig wtns ruined by-u too botmiltl.
fill iannnlitty of vinegar'.
Arn niperturbablo cnal nand a ready
tfct are the two important t factors In
the nmakinmg of a tuodel hostess. Re-
ctire tleRo anid you tied, ever lear for
Laie success of any of your etitertain-
Tlhre Is no umuality more to lie de-
sli-ul tlo iinksi t woitlflu a socil Sicr
ct-st lihnt that of tact. Its possessor
klows thie right tling to do and 1be
right tlinl for doing it. nud thus gains
a reptilation for cleverness nnd for
virtips whilcl. n tnctless woman would
ivt-r win front her circle of nequain-
t:tliiit-s, it) mauntter how excellent hler
tiitlirles of iollo h liurt and t leanl.
'1' intctfiul woman is not only a pn-
lici' llsteiti.e, l it she is a thorough-
Ilt gVood one. Shi' knows no weal-riires
%t -ril tl ]ht IImele hanos eanrd tle nname
clury more tlnn once from tlie same
pi'e ol-ii, tn 'tl she snilcas in tlie right
i;''i, nud appears to enjoy hearing
Jo; n as inut'hl ns her companion eil-
.**y. tolling them. Tact Is n weapon
guhiled -with n multitude of preenu-
tiomns anil fenninine wiles by the wieo
womtin, ntd it Is only tho wis wise who
possess it.-Cookuing Club.
Use or Miniver.
linhver l.s not nas pretty as ermine.
consequently it does not find many
weatrers here, where everybody Is as
rood as everybody else, If not better,
pnd entittled to the best he or she can
pay for. In Great Britain ermine is
an enlbleni of royalty and miniver dp-.
notes n rank less exalted.
Yellow lace scarfs are wound twice
around the neck and fastened with a
raold pin at the throat.r Auy of these
lighten cloth or flannel waists wonder-
*. Ily. .
A great deal of gold braid is used on
hats, so much, In fact, that its use
will probably be abandoned after a
st-ort time. It has already begun to
appear rather cheap.
It is now considered the worst possl.
ble taste to wear elaborately trimmed
picture hats on the street, and they
are not to be tolerated in the country
or for outdoor sports.
The once shapeless suid dowdy sweat-
meM* Uses rf.Otise Olt
A tablespoonful of olive oil a day,
taken Internally, will help liver trot-
ble and indigeshlon. It is also heallag
for throat or stomach catarrb. Serve
It frequently In salad dressings, where
It-will be both appetler and medicine,
For severe Internal disorders or emac-
iated and run down condition of the
body. rub the pnatieut everyInuorning
for twenty mliiutes with the oil. then
with a bathl towel; nt night rub' the
spine for ten mniltes, and in two
months you will seo a great intltprove.
meant. Mixed with qtuinine. then rubbed
on the chest and back, it prevents
colds; mixed with cnuiphor, then ap-
plied to the throat, it cures soreotessa;
mliced with kerosetie and turpentine.
then used. on the tinthrot antl chest, it
relieves the most obstilnle contghl.
Ileated anid applied Io thel' bowels, It
helps consili Atlton. Try It for clinliped
hands nnd roughenedt or Iurnmil skhin.
Before putlning awny thei.Rlovt. ri-lb
the ilekel paris with t(li oil. iinlAs lh
gnsoleiie oven or other s heert Iron, nil .
you will see nto rust.-Wounli'as lloni e
Abloiir Ilte rontais.
Bedrooms ought to ibe lidroonis and
hothling el.o, says nEt',leiia liunt In
Tae Ilouse 1taivutl'iIl. -li,1 n-dvo-nters
sleopl'nig in gairet noituis if lim'ee Is lio
other pl in'( tIhe ho1luse whel'tr outne 'ni
. '. bc. 'idrott and nitl inr liitg rom i
afenra nItly. Tic door of the lietlroomit
sholutil be of litatl\M otil or It last
pnmiited, so that it cin nlie w itotl lip
wilth a dinniptl clht ntld tii s tht there
need bte i t,) hlust t ut, I l oI li luti'iilling
whl t Is aireild i try diqy in the rit u.
it shotthll be. lebls wahtih rI ie light
enotigh to lie nioveil nailly amid
tLey uay be niovetl front one0 posit0utm
! to naliote' and 4ilwaliys b w-heroe they
get the iimost sun in th dnayllnie and
the best air at night. IfI leo litailbontrd
Is ino higher l thnn ihe fooltionru-l, as in
lhe Iron single beds. the position of
the bed Jn the room Is very muchl ens-
ler to detertiune, since it tiny even be
pushed against the wall sideways
without appearing awkward.
Waslistands and dressing tables
should not be solid to wlthli a n ew
Inches of the floor, but open so that
the floor may he easily cleaned. And
bedrooms should never he used for
dressing romnis nt tin afternoon or
eventitg xnthieriig. TTo throw outsaid
wraps upon the bed is to ainke a nest
for the nkleroloes of the street which
aro ever rctily to devour.
Illnis to Ilonseoker ers.
A slirp pann In thie lui.gs or shde
can be driven away liy applying vase-
l te aId inuatitnrd l In lie proporitli of
two parts vnaolin' andI one part ii.s-
(ard. [tub It together attil upren piece of lineni as you would nit olrdinry
paste. Thls is also exre'llent for a sft-
vere pain lit the lnck oh e the neck and,
I'as bIeen used with gold results for
brrnkltlig up the grip.
A iieallng poultice for preasuiro In
breathing or for pilOimrlias ptnlus Is niedo
of onlon., holihd wilthi porklc iilll alf
done, tholu inmalited or chopped natd ip-
plied hot. Tlinl was orteo-ed for an in.
riplent reno of pnoiunonina It n child,
and was tlit only remedy tried for
some l'nuira. It was made to line a
Jacket next to lieo skin. nand was re-
newed eiororn It got c ol. Thel rerne
dial effects of tli minlxtrut of beat,
grone annd onlonsii are renuirklnble.
Tart apples nand crisp celery cut lup
In equti l quanntl tles nanil inl.
ad. Serve on lettuce lihnirt witli nmiy-
onnalse drissilng and garnilshi the sal-
ad bowl witti atitaiutn lenves.
For fig j'lly tillin g IikP n paoundl of
figs chopped fint: a cepful of suignr
and hnlnf an upful of Ithllng wuter.
ollo to a jelly, stlirrliing coiitlnully.
For caramel falling fir enken hloll n
bttpful of brown sugar it n linlf riiipful
of boiling wnter untll It threads. Iltnt
tne white of an egg until stff. annd ndd
to It three tallesplooifiils of cocoa and
I-alf a teaspoonful of flavorluig. Pour
the boiling syrup over the eggs and
cocoa and stir In a bowl utitl It hard-
A rich little cake served at an F.ng-
Ilsh tea table was nothing more thna
.'nit cake ent into smannll cubes and
Iced with a boiled leing., flavored with
almond extract. A scrap ot angelica
t rnnmenttil each cake.
Nothing can well be uglier tian these
little red tags of flesh at the corners
of one's nalli. Somellmes they are
caused by pushing thie skin down when
It Is dry, or using a sharp Instrument,
like the edge of a pair scissors. When
the skin has grown upon the iail, sonk
bth3 finger lips In warm water for .Ive
minutes, then push it down gently with
the towel. If one make use of this
gentle process two or three times a
day, or remembers to dry the ends of
the fingers by running down, instead
of up, thfe nalle ought to kepp a good
shape without the danger of maklug
er hns given way to a neatly fitting -
r Id slyllsh garment, very becoming,
and most useful for golf, or for coun- Excellent Ginger Cake-Cream one
try walking or driving. .- cup of butter, add twocups of eugar
Any woolen walst. and especilaly and bet well; add the beaten yolks
colored ones, ore made twice a* aitrac. t lour eg, one cup of milk alternati-
Uive If, Instead of tight linen collars., ly with three caups of f lour In which
wnry lace or einbroidered linen or lawn four level teaspoons of bakingte powder
tles are worn with them. -are bItt tines sI beaten Wite of
F eathers are used tI lovely comblna. our eggs. Bak* t owe loaf.
tioes of colors on drss bats. A hat Alegretl SiBBdwbs-a itaki a rgih
of pale violet beaver Witb a long, Ailky biscuit douh; e t into lay l rele tet
pap Ian a low erown. scooped out In Weore tbh am tnl sweramoi whM i aked
othe dldJe.slid a w id e earring brim and sco ess th*r ue. th" spied
quite high in the back. -wh m lefS4tel eee; em thIsl
No woman not as young and fair as two .etbfltim bo"somsw, pMo the
the will eveT be should'y1eld to the two halves testhr, dljjVig te
timp!fAtt n of an ermine hbat. For that bright peta"l to SWh at te a ltes
far ts for youth mad beauty. A wide Bna4l HMd4eR--Wash anWL'tIdo
t at mmrie, m trhmnd with applies' C. b. thea t with a if,4"1 -
tions otf heavy white lae, lis tbarm. wootd be -wed for A e d4 r
int for the woman wbie ran wTear Tit- t Pwttb oearne'thrcea WS RetUa l"k.
well, Two 'loM white eat"b fettetuhe lI thwe louth wth. li
' and a Irr of witse tatk suitA Utse with LX t b st atl
A .... ....... S I S__' FS
LuoUlle MUibull, *lbteen eift ol d. ,ItIL l A
won .ie 31.000 steer riplsida o test t. X
here yesterday. She defeated several
of the best cowboys la the southwest. :
The conditloni werU that threesteers se e ru-na for Co ghs, o ,
were to be roiedl and tied anti the can-
test Was oen to. all. l ulall and Catarrhu- A CortgresIsmn s.etter
throw her first st er and tlI e it to InC n g s suaus astte
forty-three i |ceoul The siciui e-) '5' .
quired one minute and eleven so(
ond.6 while the third was r hoped
thrown jad tied in the remarkitbly
st tiUme of forty seconds.
Miss Mulhall weighs llss than 100
pounds, anid can break a bronco, coM-
strue Virgil, brand a steer, under- .
stand Browning. shoot a coyote, at 300 $
yards, and her friendsL sy abe can
make the best mayonnaelse dressing
antd Welh rarebits in the southwest.
It is said that Miss Mulhall suggested
the central idea in Hoyt's "A Texal r
Miss Muthall was presented to Mr.
Roosevelt when he was governor of
New York. lio told her that her ex-
htbition and skill with the lariat which
he had just seen could nor be sur-
ipassuld by any of his "Roiigh Rieders."
.Miss MLlhall tried for the prize last
year, but failed. The ropo caught the
steer around tmhei moth i Instead of the
horns, and dih not tlthrow himi Alri. o
early. hIer father is "Zack" Altihitall,
general live stock agenI t of tihe Rt.
Louts and San Francisco Ratiifilbad -
Kansas City Star.
The bld-a'brac manila, as Is well-
known, sometimes lead enthuaiiastic
collectors into amusing pitfalls, A 'S
French connltiitour lately entered a a -- .
ar icurtnity shop and aw n every country of the civilized world tumlus, Ohlo, for a free book written by
beautiful Drsuiden vast. Asking the Sitqrs of Charity are known. Not on)l Dr. Ilartman.
price, he wimt old $200. "and." eald do they milistner o the spiritual and inte- The follow letter is from Congres
the dealer, i intho pair they lectual ned of the harse committed to aneekisen i Naplon Ohio:
r "Tl of nt their earen ht they alo minister to their The Pertna 6 medicine (olon, S olmhs 0 .:
would hO worth *i.t00."' Mr. A. offere.i bothly needs. f aani lm epS: 9I f't .
$100 and came several days running With so many child P to tk d ase haove luste everal
tana to protect Ire ate ea d dies'11 .botUsa P
to renew his roposal, but In vain. 71- ioand it.Talfuntoad an ited x
One day a man carie to ni. A'a apart- i,,ruia nter a i safeguarheiledtr
merits to show hinm some old china lb Iliatimnn receives nimany letters from fro.nmr eatarr
plates, and inducoll hi to vit i ,i ates front all over thie United of the ead, ad
plates, and induced h[ik to visit.his .tetatem. A ter-ninoend recently received feet eneourasu 11to
shop In the latignolles. To him sur- Immit a Cathtole institution in Detroit, believe ura w1 I
prlse and delight NI. A. maw in an oh- MhLch, reads as follows: oi blad use wia.
sure corner of the shop a vase ex- Dr. 8.J. Hartimss, et Caombuss. O mto: eas of thirty'
actly similar to the covetedl Drritdlen. Dear Mdr9-"The yeang airl who eanr' tan tling.1-e David Meelso.
and easily secured it for $3240, with asked the Peruns as aeasfertssusiroms Dr. artman. one rtr blfsT know
the assurance that the sair, if forthl laruitdg$s, and egos el svotee. rTae physicians andti surgeon in the aUn
coming would be worth $2,000. NI. A. ressul oja t#he ssneas Waee mes States, was the first an to formulate
rushed off to his first dealer sant slsatsfsfactlory. fjunat es r Sef, rms. It was through htis itst and.-pedo
severance that it was Introduced to the
offered him his own price for the andafter/isrsihewe4e91 She weds*- eal proatession of tAis country.
vase. "Ah, s.r." said he, "you cameo elne we ishope to be able Somev she to =v you do not derive prompt and sab"e
froml; mults irom the use of Peruns, is
too late. I eold it yesterday to a ena ti isretvcsrod."-s lners0 Csohela Isry aoltes to Dr. Hartman, gvnl
dealer at the Batlgnollea!"---Golden Tihe ynouing girli was under the care of the tfll stteent of your ease andV IA
.Sisters of Charity, and used i'eruna for ca- bi re to give you his valuable advtie "
Penny. tsa'rh of the throat with good results, as greFIs.,
the above letter testifies. Addritess Dr. Hartma, President aof db
The Talk of Yonkers. Send to The Peruna Medicine Co., Co- Hartmanan Sasitariumn. Colobuih. O. .
Pati one-You know Harry. who Ask Your Druggist for a free Peruna Almanao for 1904.
boards over the vayt
Pat rice-Yie, yes.
Patlence--Well, e lost lisl collar
button a week ago.
Patleunco-Yo; but ho frounld it yes
ctrday In a mlnie plo they had for
FITFnermanentl yoeted. Nn ftt onrnarvonnt.
nessnafter first itarls ,nnof Dr. '(llni'n (Iritl
N rvoe Btorer. iat rt I bottle Isai trentl Isree
Dr.S.9. KLIN, rtd., 931 Arols te., Pilla., P t.
Were the land of the globe cnfally di
vided among ite inhabitants. each Iirron
would own shout twenty tree and a half
tlenamionullnt's Killing rai'ln.
TLeft in quirk order after tInkiiig 10 rni.ime
rl Dr. Akirvin's "lthrumatir tire. in tablet
fnrm. 25 ilnairp fior 2'e pnetriil Dr.
Skirvin Co., La (rosse. VMi. [A C.L.]
It liha been demonstrated that a violin
ran tihe artifllally aged by expoilni it to
MArq Winlnw'sF ooLh infgvriin for nthlldrea
teething,softfln the sims,. reli"tinin flamml.
tion,tllays irniur,.ivlr nli ll. 251. hittle
PR light in the tiutch of the imnlitie harder
so India that linto r at itei .is while you
are asleep ivillioiit tvinrking yni.i
Perf-etiv simple and simply perfect is
dyeing with PI'rTvA I Pa rr' 'a viYs.
The Uniteil States lias 78,000 postomflros
CiOrmany is next with 45,623, and Uiest
Uritain third with 22,400.
Piso's Curacaunot lie too l ulilyspoken of
ao a cough cure.-J. W. O'llntrN, a22Tlilr.1
Avenuel, ., M lnneaptlninla Mln., Jail. l, IMoo0.
falileo's first, telercolio was made of a
plece of lead pipe.
Nothlling Mrre lMnImeroe.
Than a neglected ougash," i' whit Dr. J.
F. Hammnndl, professor in tioe Eclectio
Medical Collerge, says, "and as a preventa-
tive remedy and s curative agent, I cheer-
fully recommend Taylor' ('herokee Rem-
edy of Sweet Clum and Mullein.
At druggists, 25e., Sc. and 1.00 a bottle.
Little pok trees not more than an inch
and s half in height, are grown by Uhiase-
I tired Ayer's Hair Vigor to
stop my hair from falling. One.
half a bottle cured me."
J. C. Baxter, Brsidwood, IIl.
Ayer's Hair Vigor Is
certainly the most eco-
nomical preparation of Its
kind on the market. A
little of It goes a long way.
It doesn't take much of
it to stop falling of the
hair, make the hair grow,
and restore color to gray
hair. 0A.ai M M i .od
The United 8ta.toa furnished $30,-
000.000 of the 1395,000,000 wortb of
gold which the world produced In 1002.
Cothorasto produced 1$8,000.000, Califor-
nia $16,000,000, an4 Alaska 18,000,000.
CRIN and UUOHU
To all who snferor ton the friends of thoee
who i- fterwUh Kdnoey, tvert, lar, ldI r
or Bloort Dlape. a sample a titlee 9F Stuart'*
Onot. MIeIUof tiles er Addres ITUA11
DRU U. M' 00 1 Wail t.. Atlanta. Oa.
A Golden Rule
Be good to yourland and your rop
will begood. Plentyof
In thefertillser spells. 'silty,
and quantity In the hr-a .
vest. Wrie us and
we will send you,
frv. by nest mall,
our money winning
OGEtAN KAU WORKS
fear Vea-NaMitsse nt.
iro Wufwg ^Pf
A Bottan phy.l oita --.;;
cover wihkh cI atd
hieals all IniaiflMds lon f Wth mco
membrane wMgR Jopated.
In local tra ftpt o ffemale Ma M.
tine Is Invaluabl". Used asa douche It
is a revelation a oCleansing and heslin
power; it kll*s'$a disease germs which
cause inflammati and dichacrges.
Thouns s ewoten frm mesmt
o rovea tht t te I alset Otare or
letaorrs-rhu eve lsfevsed. -
Patineaa naev41 to curs pelvic
catarrh, nasal tetarh, sore throat, sore
mouth aid sa*e eyes, bwrauce the
diseases are a caied by inlammatles
oat the mucoSekmblbrane.
For eloSefi hkeI t ug as d LpaW
rtqg Slheo t bH we elnaetnlsg S9
world to fllitsue Itequal.
Pltyleans aimd ppoaclhiut everywhee
prescrlbeand endor Psatine, and then
andsof testimoniala eten wpove Its value.
At druggists, or sent posipali o cf.
A Ia- trial Dpak"iaBd book of
Insernu aons olMolutoWy Are. write
MALSBY & CO.
41 Satl Forsyth St., Atlastal,a.
Iraultml& g ..s...0wi-un m
AND ALL KINDS OF MACHINERY
Oopploel ia scarred in stock for
IMMEDIA TE shipment.
Beet Mafhery, Lowest Prices and Best Tarm
Write us for catalogue, prifces
etc., before buying.
t~ .~ 4 Mr7
-- a- -
, p. B. GODWIN,.
btdltr and Propriter.
Fed- April 38, 1Jo, at Gainesflle,
s vecod-clas matter, under Act 91
Sof March 3. 1879.
dbod every Tnesday and Friday,
a year In advance. ,
o50 Cents for Six Mouthsa,
* Cents for Three Moetba.
A1,'L ca Readers in brevere ty. 5 cants
'Jle for each Insertion.
Sfor display a.lvertileme0nt ps ip
War between sn&b.
Is expected tq. out
'dal sIad bkl itz, i Plorida.
l 4. ; etnitiafkflfgnd and vdtfMt evei,
r6es and Ib he h as,, li
^^Mllr'e% the Sis-Twmipe 1
i. .lum 1 No. 1 ot the Hastingi
S'erqp *.rand Trucker baa jta beet
id4 at ths office. It la ane a
Ams six column asixpage
-er, published at Hastings
.Johins county. We welcome il
s our exchange table and wish il
1myalppyy new years.
The recent fire in Chicago, the
stest disaster of its kind thai
veWr occurred in this country, in
v,-*b almost 800 people perished.
a gibom over this whole
try, breaking into the festivi
,.$, ti ew year, and the symn
i of the world are with.
xG'Semator "Willie"'' Call has
inolunQucoed hi.t entrance into tbie
p uastoial race, and .ayi bi e'ioi
"t'ar'I or dough," but we think
W I4jB takb more than that to return
.i't to the United States Senate
F loilda, But he has entered
e' csimpalgn with his old timo
The supplement to the Palatka
S'ws, issued tinder the auspices oi
*.0li Pilatka Board of Trade by
Itlussell & Vickers, is a neat and
.i' ewpy publication, bowing up the
S4dyfautages of Palatka and Put.
p,atam County. The publishers are
s,,t0 be congratulated on getting out
thie beautiful edition.
Bob McNamee of Tampa has
announced himself a candidate for
Congress from the First District.
S r. McNamee is one of the finest
s speakers in the State, and will
Make things red hot in the Dis-
trict, and it ruatterf not whether
he or Spark mian are nominated, the
Pirst District will be well repre-
sented In Congress.
6TATB PR"BS CUPPINUS.
SJ. 1, C. Stockton will displace
allaterro. The latter is a gentle-
M i.an of ability who loans creditably
is presented Florida. But the peu-
Lp ilel will prefer a man who Is fui
r remaoved from. oorporation
Your Uncle Wilk Call.snnoilucets
c'andlcacy for the United States
The old mau will prob tbly
ntteidweamilug of his old place
tithp unate la Ig a- he lives.
H ^wavr. It i 0oly the wild dream
.inau old man, *nd no one takes
1on. Jamesa .. Broomxe finds
fritntids Inh i pfstl of the State who
Share guing lu 1aI b ltji win the port-
folio of Secretarjy '(itate. The
.ijality of the gemhfu 'tiopled
,,'With his unquestioned l~.tlIty and
Slmoug And faithfull service toi the par-
+t, la everywhere recogUimW and
leiated.--Madison New Eiter-
McLin, Cotmnmiss ioner of
Itury, has aiiountced him.-
;Omdidate beiure the Deno.
pIihilP ad a candidate to
";is present of-
i attages are
"' ". .x.. -- _
'i aWI Oigrt lonal Republican f. 3t
bhi ViqWy will place candidates in .0,0000r. e
the field ceaKt year for bth Statt ae? llf. Some E o
v at Courgfre lonl offices. A, bis.e ne r errors
Sri Iobinsonl, sta t e,, oter onlu-
IOta, enbere is nothing t m1 r The oldest of the entire col.
Slet..., seem. d r.,o rat s it and i m'"or the ,ithey of .mtyklranlt
aCgi" and thsa owon to history an the "onrt h dyns
i to t wast"o, t'a l tyful i" and wore his golden tharn sd a at
,lump, mbecil EkT anie l eth ron.a of tbrone 4 .000 eoin bm
ti-g- ,I..a.ef. eor the wi ch, n followed toe tar ol
s..f... tr sp" d ate till It stopped overt that lowll
H r d ,the a av' aoel ln Iethlebnhe wherp re tu Infant
anth aglesoftuhelchin h Mykertsos was the builder of th
methehintsel had rbac oned It dlo o hr my wg dian atvhrstin l gi
..'b..,ore the yeare 19W.. 7U9 stone coffin in
it iTen yers old when my which he was belOng transported t,
li mo~~ssn tdha, retook me to 0 of ingland was lot at ea and lay at tlh
..'Isans at, sn tho. s m bottom ofr the qcean for two yonr be
Se rd the death d Paul fore bein revered. It oa seldom tha
be-. which left m .amsroe i ; ao of mans bne arc objected to vimat.
tar, asd nt eaap the titn".c ,, .en the ba, easpe ally 5,000 or 6.000 year
Sflg'""Plekwick." ( l sI.T- r = for- after his death.
* IlatIr amaduamat Iha a.umed
. r of. Si t stare- -be 1es on the 1 1nerr.
SThe faoe go e Abnt know. Ivory ankletr, often very heavy, in t
I had mea ts iIe.ala moment oly worn by the bo women of wealth
Wouebto iemmld a Ce ai, ei' Ig by and Importatnce, blt the metal anklet
S"atgle, and theft t i b tede a worn by otheDa may Ieh many pmond
ffat, p a b tJ1 m .-wlth a In weight, and some of them wear huge
plump, Imbeelle 1to b l whleh .vry brass platen, perhaps a foot In diam
estige oa ood t p11t* and chaeerful- peter, which, once fixed to the ankles
"eVA" OiReasnl tol o eS rpt an ex- are never removed. The men wear
s' rotten 'l of e t 0Kli~t bttopldlty- single strip-ofa coton cloth, but those
hael bM Iatin TpTO O paper lip had who come much In contact with twh
o ,esul lO-ho aid n the cornerss of the 2Buropeana are now learning to wea
t ou@t drooped. the me was short and trousers. Their weapons -are flint
e oda llth nxI glm of tbe chin had locks, bows and pe as, the latter both
aWo the ebin Itself had receded Into for herring a th asnting.
, throat, ad the y t. lately aso hu- The hte are btllt of mdud and mat
t Woroum and human, bd bwecoie as a, tan, U amd are quadrangular In abapc
Slieo e eeand obtalma tanbo a a pig. TIs center Is an open courtyard., a
-tL. a Le nbn Ins aDOrs' JolinawL ne d of whlc hIs the apartment o
a he head of the house, while the wive
aei t Igat no m wmarem and family are accommodated In other
e aolr tbe f r-old son of a. rooms on the right and Left of th
It wlrutrtlana mltSmr, was being pro- outyal. T ohepe Is no furnalture o
n a dy aty, ans a t as- wte ry utnalla ns. weaponsa-All the Yea
. add l P. RounD
ie ntow, ha a kneel down t m a- oT he .D ose
ta e mayl ".?-.10i.otta' alt his n both prance and Oermany one
O Btit mals ham Modeplwis. him
ashion b oer.s oSpal. o fourth (fh reduced to a decimal Is writ
"so maraRe Sot tboy, now,"- oax- to n I am .2; bIa n a 0laItd i a I written
mole wi"th teG"oa. lelth oodnes s g(always with the period at the tol
Wto I Al .. Th .ar he aon the line) and In the Unitead States in
W speI wa. l-0. this way, .25. France and German;
bIrah marefa Lm irmet .aroused him. always use the a aomma, inland ant
n hlid0e1don'to Abl Yl ., Bet good tlhe Ulnited Staten te phe i he onlh
"l He nr anl& n 3rar* or ths andd alloerncea being the manner .L which I
r evnehs thod a mdl's for theialght srarestpontMes the m.SrIsaactre ow.
ae tou have, tf Wr clothing a lnd torglove h na thee an. Ior e inw
SE to kap you waM, aind a mamma ton t given the erodielt of orgnitln
hr ppap to love a Thl t r .ink of mhe te an n lsh ethod of gal
poor t1W0 boys who are hbutry and the. decimal point, his reasons tbein
tbina t, no mamma to love them. that by placing It at the top of the lin
d no warm bed to go to. and"- It could be. distinguished at a glance
e a"But, matamsa.1" nterrupted the from the "full stop" punctuation mark.
slespy boy rouae to a proatet. "I All Engih mathematlanus use tbt
thiink t he fell that ot to do mark in the way proposed by Newton
the prayln'."-I4pplacott'se. and the period as a sign of multipliea
kgs' oModeels ns.. tahel lovte s ak'n os On i gedr.
s gabloe models aho poa e for a n ho- a -
todpr w are nt to abe a t. d for a It might u be readily auppoased that th
As e d tes. Olye date alnelthreest anfor al history It
can hide or forgt blamcibs, bt the self. Homer mentions them In his writ
Other tlsdthetruth, thewhole truth It ns,and Xenophon als stating tha
o sA voting but e tthe ptm, anys th the great Cyrus once forgot him gloves
Baltim re eltmid. n arStat can add a on an iurtnt occao. rom t
w inches to a model' height or earliest times th(ie manufacture of
nge the carve of her shoulders or gloves has been an Important trade
s b Ioe or give bher parly teeth In- France. and inT00 Charlemague grant
Sad of tr lar moolod one, or o an united right to the abbot and
r ame ly otfer lrmprovemnt a e do. monks of lthln to make glove froa.
trhe; bot tda photographer can but the skins of deer they killed. The word
prese the balb of his lens. Retouching glove being of Anglo-SBaon origin. It i
Is unavalling If the model has assumed conjectured by slloe that the Saton
a gawky, ungraceaul pose. Not all the Introduced the trade of glove makin
kinns horse and all the king's-men Into England.
ean make a camera transform an awk-
ward woman Into a bbauty. Leisure am Menlo.
Take at least one meal a day leisure-
A Poor IPwou A& Aot. ly; tako all three leisurely if you can;
Max O'Rell was exceedingly popular take ono meal a dny leisurely at any
as a lecturer, and the way In which hbis cot. The other two maettl eat lightly.
mother vther v d the suggestion that her Let the hearty meal be the leisure
son should take to the platform l sh meal. The best time for (his for most
e wwth petition. he wrote to him men o after thebo day' work Is over.
f0m the native village which l he had Do not hurry in getting to the table.
never loft for more than a day to ay Take tima In getting ready for It. Hav.
that she did not think appearing before ing come to the mleal la an unburrled
audlence to be reputable bulieii and r tatd of mind, you will enjoy It better
when hi replieod ht. e had decided to because It will taata and digee t better.
do It and had tgnt e Cont t to tht ovr -Cooking Olub.
*eet the dat r o ldh y wrote back
that eio was iUth la loving mother A rcmeaw snbnJee.
and that thd would tre l no one n the Wife (after returning from church)-
village aboug 1 tbr. You -hotdd have been In rchurc thia
iL morning. We had a beautiful sermon.
Baramasaess alu teiaa* ss*1*. Btasband-'li bet you can't repeat
The egonan say a legend that the text
Frederick Bartar as aeot dead, but Witf-Yea. I can. It was the felnth
In an enchanted sfop' t it tavern In verse of the sxteenth chapter of B0o-
the Hars mountatal. Bla tang rod hiel. "I girded thee about with fne
beard lr believed to bary grow, durlog lnen, and I covered thee with ric-."
ithis long enchantment untU It covers s uaband-Hah! It is no wonder you
the table at whleh ho Ilta and doeeoaa remember It
to the Boor. He hla been thera for ce.'
tarie. and moat remain tor centries alesen.
stil, but he will faUlty be freed, so That country ls the richest which
tha legends any, an8 lead .hts knights. 10ariahoe the greatest number of noble
to a glaorus vdet-ry, and happy eilngs; that man is the rich-
eOt who, having perfected the functions
maumesltesl a the coner. of his own Uit to the utmost, has also
"More't thirty year pense, I headed a the widest helpful Influence, both per.
pWeathe ay one time how eddleation sonal and by means of blh possessions.
an' Mp:l omym was bound to be the Wver the lives of otheor.-John Ruskin.
riMnU ,l't country, an' set Ore ef
It al' a kl cme true a'roady. selamea..
You beI him the" here rich Selfshunesa in some form Is at the
eOlGe," ,Si. them dod blowed foundation of most of our unhappinea
sudpts. il i I want to know and misery. If we could antalyse all
what l o p Poe amen pame's the suffering nl the world and trace It
me a.ia. 1'.ir "Overhauling the back to its firt cause we should prob-
tt ar ".' I't ., ably find that solashness was the great-
oeat factor in creating It.
*WidS. t awi, as y!. ever the scnoeure she P l. er Vitue.,
of all yea'. .. "My dear," said a lady to a friend
,*. SI.M', wham I w Bn t Who was complaining of a srvant.
nnam 6t rot vanu't expect all the virtues or.
afsmn r't Li .
m*e>> to" Rat I pay *$1." wan the practical
Recor .,d. ',., ', .i "
19pf 4w get wore proft by listen-
Applies even when they
.,be (W Vuited" States Senator,
yo u ito eat l* 1 Stockton, spent a
?', Dn gavo tor do, vle Saturday.
2 'u wcw t/vz
0 i 0t A a& to Indlcate the a n.ing
of 'sentences and asmlst the reader to a
proper bnnutilatloa. is sar1ibd origl-'
y uany to ArItopbane. an Alexandrian
grammarian. who lived In the third
s century B. C. Whatever ilI syteaw
may have been, ..t was subsequenfty
neglected, and forgMotten, bat wa lrlw
traduced by-Obarloiezage, thea aro
s atop. and eymbolsa.being designed by
WarnMtled a1d Alulin.
The. prIMnt syatem of puctuatlon
was lwroduncmi an the latter part of the
f fifteenth century by Aldta Manautus, a
Venetian printer, who wao reaponaible
ftor our pe ed, colon, omloolon, cm-
ma, marks of Interwg0atloa and exla-
e latiou, parenthewie and dash, hyphen,
apostrophe and quotation marks. These
wer we subsequently copied by other
printers until their use become univer-
Most ancient languages were lnno-
cent of any system of punctuation. We
it Snd in many enrly manuscripts that
the letters are placed dt equal distances
apart, withno connecting link between,
even I1 the matter of spacing, an ar-
rangement whklh must have rendered
reading at sight somewhat difficult.
e Barri and be. -lltorn.
h Boon after J. M. BarrIe leaped Into
fame the editors of three London jour-
I nals for which lie had done a good deal
a of work determined to give a dinner In
- his honor. Mr. Barrle accepted the In-
, vitatlop. and In due course the three
a knights atf-the pen-anid seisaors and
e their distinguished guest sat down to-
e gether. The hosts, knowing their con-
r tributor only- by his work, fully anticd-
- pated a "feast of reason and a flow of
bh soul." However, the soup and fish
were consumed WIthout a word from
t- t. B1arrie, or, at least, with nothing
I. beyond noncommittal grunts. Despite
1 frantic effort to lure him Into convyr-
* Patton. It was not until he rose to put
on hie coat that he made the first and
r last remark that he uttered durilnj the
m evening. "Weel. this Is the first time
, I've ever had dinner with three ed-
A rerfeetly Plail "Dtiretion."
Onee'ipon a time Judge Carter was
, riding through a rural district In Vir-
ginia. He stopped at n negro's cabin to
- gea his direction. "Uncle," said he,
"ca you direct nime to Colonel Thomp-
a "Yes. sab," replied the negro. "Yo'
i goeS down this yah road 'bout two mile
Still yo' comes to an ol' nalm tree, and
I then yo' tu'nn sha'p to the right down
a lane to' 'bout n qun'ter of a mile.
Tlah yo' nees big white house. Yo'
9 wants to go through the yard to a pat
that takes you a spell to a gate. YO'
Sfollows that road to the let' till yo'
I comes to throe roads goln' up a hill,
and. Jdge, it liou' mIpttpb which qnd of
them thai n roiids yo' take. yo' sure gets
B lost nnywny."-Stewart Edward White
n In Outlook.
Betrothed at Blrth.
In somi)e paIrts of vest Africa the
girls ihavo long e gagenmenits. On the
e (liiy uf their lirtlthey are betrothed to
- a hlby boy iu triple older than thein-
asIveM., nnd at the age of twenty they
r 'h' glrIl know of no other wny of
getting n husband, and so they are
Sqiitie happy and utisfied. As wives
e they are patterns of obedience, and the
f marrliges usually turn out a success.
n This way of managing the affairs of
- the heart would hardly suit an inde-
pondent Ameritan girl, but It seems to
a answer pn the west coast.
I pshe H*glad otlceed,
S FHe was talking to the poealmlistlc.
9 sharp tongned damsel.
"Have you noticed," he asked "that,
as'a rule, bachelors are wealthier thann
S "I have," she replied.
"How do you ancount for It?" be In-
"The poor man marries and the rich
one doesn't," she answered. "A man tl
t much more disposed to divide nothing
with a woman than he sl to divide
something, you know."
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The. first exhibition of the famous
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Fail Gold Medal award.
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StudlioS I and 12; Miller Law Exchange,
up stairs. Gainesville. Fla.
Your Chickens- Egga,
Vegetables, and iu fact all
kinds. of Country Pro-
Ld4u1 ar line t ets' ee
Jasnadatllh P't.e Oorda and Jack.
sonvilid and St. Petersburg. offering com- 1.
fortuble travel between Jacksonville nandi
the point referred 'to.
This gives flrst class service hetwercn
J'acksonvlle and lsninstular Florida. St i
Petersburg sleeper reaves Ja ksonrville at.
9:4p m., running via Psathka, Ocala.
L Maeenbdug nrd Trilby.. arriving at St.
Peterabarg' 10:4Q) a. ni. North hliumil, .
this car Leavs at. I,'ttersbug 0:t. p. ,,.. I -'
arrivLpg at Jackso vilfe 7 h3o a. ni. PimiLa -.J.in
Gorda sleeper leaves Jacksaon ill- 9:40 p. I
m. running via Sant.rd, KiAin iuec 114,k
Lakeland, arr.ring at l'untaft (;o(]el:10 1
the following day. North bound, thi, s
car leave rPnts Oorda at 4, 5 P in ir-
riving at Jacisonville at 7.340' a n1
Parlor car service has alho hitni i1,a.1g-
urated between Jtcksunvill-- alI .l
i'etersburg, leaviiig jacks.ntville l'.tO l i4 .
n., arriving at St. ['eter.-lurg at Ii :5 p.
i1. North Lbounid, thlis Lc;ir levc St. I
Petershuirg at 6 5 n in rrlt .n i,). Jack-
oniiville at 6:55 p.. i
The a lvantage of lii-, .-rvive imI Ili-
readily seen. All thli rnrs refrrtil to ;ar-
all supplied with ttbutT. -ervixt.
AdIlitional parlor c. r -,er ie w %ill I
-1 A i. b X 1- 11 11. &1
placehne I effecthedule etx e ,,it- i
change of schedule at au eIr ,l1Le
Bror,klvI N, v Atril 21, '99.
tDr. S. It. (thiiutig%,
Dear Sir -W ill )on lkiill iiiforin mnc
by return mail if ),ui CAll Selnii your 5o:.
bottle of l ,iir I row4 r hlie I'niparalltlled
(Trade Mark ) anti if ~r will qenril you
a postal note for the same.l i Ile.i.e ilil'iinii
rue the aniount of pootagie if it calln te
When hi Fl',,id i tihe winner of I'97
a8 d '98 1 sed live C lttl--A of h ili ct lA .-i
five cent size an-l prolducu.Id a 1 ice growth
of hair where it had lieen entirely hblI
for fifteen )e rs, ind notw I w.oiild like ti
Ir) it once uxore if r can gt it.
59 icksSt. J W. HAI.N-.1 i
tftate of Florida,
County of Alcch ua
City of Gaiuesvidle. )
Personally appeared before the suhb-
scriber, a Notary P'lblic, in and for the
State of Florida, at large, S. B Giddinigs,
who being duly sworn b'y e deposes a:il:
says that the aIove testimonial was sent
to him by mail by J W. ilaynes, a man
whom he had never seen or heard of,
also that he hadl no knowledge ol the
man ever having used or procured the
Unparalleled hair Grower, and as far ns
he knows no one had influenor'ed lini to
send it, and that the mniau has never re-
ceived au)thing for seniling it.
Worn to and subscrilwd before ne' this
l2th day of November, A. DI 1902.
S B GIumIN(S. M I).
J. M. RivI.,s,
Notary Public for the State of lIarida
Under and hy virtue ofa decree of tore-
closure made and rendered on the xl2t
day of No0 ember, 19o3, by the Hon. R.
M. Call, acting Judge of tVe Circuit
Court, Eighth Judicial Circuit orf lorida,
in and for Alachna county, in a certain
chancery cause therein pending wherein
H. F Dutmon, John G. Nichols and W.
G. Robinson, partners and bankers trail-
ing and doing business in Alachua county,
Florida, utrder the firu name and style
of H. P. Duitton & Company are com-
plainants, and ilil l'rinting Comipany, a
corporation existing under and bv virtue
of the laws of the State of I lorida, with
its principal office and place of business
in Gainesville, Alachua county. Florida,
and W. R. '1 homas are defendants I, as
Special Master will sell at public outcry,
to the highest and best bidder for cash,
before the front door, on West Main
Street, of the building in which the per-
sonal property hereinafter described is
located, in Gainesville, Alachua county.
Florida, on Monday the 4th day of Jan.
nary, A. D. x904, between the legal hours
of sale, the following described personal
property situated in Gainesville, Alechua
county, Florida, and being in the three
story brick building known as the Iaunk-
night building opposite and due west of
the old City Hotel, on West Maln Street,
occupied by the Hill Printing Corpany,
to.wit: The entire printing outfit of the
Hill Printing Comnpany. including print.
ing plant entire, consisting of presses of
every description and kind, type, type
niachiues, type furniture and press furn
iture and all other furnitureof every kind
and character including office furniture
and fixtures and one number five(5) Bab-
cock Optimus two revolution cylinder
press-except one Mergenthaler Lino-
type Machine, one writing desk, one roll
top desk and the stock of stationary con-
isting of envelope, blottingi paper, tag
board paper and cards.
Together with all and singular the ap-
purtenances to the same belonging or in
any wise appertainiug Said property
wi I be sold to satisfy said degree and
costs. Terms cash.
ORDER OP PUBLICATION.
In the Circuit Court, Eighth Judicial
Circuit, Alachua county, Florida. In
Susan M. lleat4y
vs. Bill for Divorce.
James S. Beatty, J
It appearing by affidavit appenled to
the bill filed in the above stated cause
that James 9. Beatty, the defendant
therein named, is a resident of the
State of Florida, that be has been absent
from his place of residence, for more than
sixty days preceding this order of publi-
cation and ia concealing himself so that
service cannot be made upon him, and is
over the age of twenty-one years; it is
therefore ordered that said resident
defendant be and he is hereby required
to appear t9 the bill of complaint filed in
said cause on or before Monday, the 4th
day of January, A. D. 90o4, otherwise
the allegations of said bill will be taken
as confessed by said defendant.
It is further ordered that this order be
published once a week for four consecu-
tive weeks In the Gaineaville Star, a
newspaper published In said county and
State. This December i, r903. A true
copy of original.
H. C. DENTowr, Clerk. [saL.]
Per S. H. WaINMos, D. C.
H. C, DaKNTow,
Clerk Circtit Court,
By S. H. WniNOGs,
H. G. MASON, Deputy Clerk.
Solicitor for Complainant.
and Coffin .Co.pny,
I. M. RILES, Ma age .
We are. now ready to furnish build-
ing material for anything in theb
,lum t. erline such as framing, sid,
ing, flooring, ceiling and mould-
ing Our machinery is all new
and up to date and we guarantee
first-class work. 'Address
rir naiMroull i C DI AIm O ai n i f M IMUDAmiV
INT UAICNSVILLE rLHflA M iu A uumiin .uummnins
Air Line Railway
Schedule i effective December 7, 1903.
27 I 31 I 55 I SOUTtIERN DIVISION. I 54 J 34 I 66
9 35a 8 30P 3 oJp Lv .. Jacksonville Ar 10o 50 7 15 5 oup
1o 15 8 55 3 4p Ialdwin . o10 2a 6 30 4 20
11 46 1o 45P 5 o3p aldo 8 2oa 4 o4a 50
12 201) 5 36p Ar. GAINESVII.LE Lv 7 14a 40p
5 36p IAv'. Ar 7 14a,......
8 15 Ar. Cedar Key . Lv 4 Sa . .
S26p l.v Silver Springs . p
1 58P 12 5:a . ,F 1 i .5*. 1 4P
2 55P 2 i3a .... Wildwood .... 12 2aa5 6
5 1-P 7 0t Orlando ..... 7 op 8 a25
4 1i4P I Dadle City . 10 p 10 37a
5 p 53 .. .Plant City 23 9 P 941
7 u'p Palmetto 4 45p 4
7 a2hp 1i1 46a . Manatee 3 op 7 fa
7 45 12 3op ... Sarasota o
6 oop 6 45a Ar . Tampa . v op
NORTH AND EAST 34 66
r lernandina .
\\ ilinington .-
%\ ashington .
New York .
9 ooa 7 5op
10 15a 9 cop
1a oip 1o 35P
I top II 5so
3 o0p 1 44B
3 37P i aoa
5 3OP 3 55P
7 40P 5 54a
9 55P 8 05a
. 12 05P
is l8p 9 36a
11 53P to 45a
8 ooa 5 35P
6 35a 3 12P
io 3oa 8 3op
I I 25a 11 25
I 36P 2 4oa
4 lp 6 oan
WEST & NEW ORLEANS 56 57.
Lv Jacksonville .- ... 3 4o0- 9 a23
Ar Lake City ...... 5 541 I a
Ar Live Oak 6 3 9S 5 4p
Ar Madlo. .. 5
Ar Monticello ...... 9 TOp 3 isp
Ar Tallahassee ". .-.. 9 40o 3 a25
Ar Quincy . . 4 17P
Ar River Junction . 5 o5p
Ar Pensacola . . 1so 5op
Ar Mobile . 2 55a
Ar New Orleans . 7 s25
Ar Macon .
(llle . 8 top
. . 3 4oa
. . 7 5oa
oga . . i
Connections for Palmetto, Manatee, Oneeo and Sarasota, on00 31, except satur-
davs, from Galuesville.
Train No. 34, Seaboard Express, drawing room Pullman sleeperm between
Tampa, Jacksonville and New York, via Richmond and Wasningtoa, Vestibuled
day coaches between Jacksonville and Washington, via Richmond. Cafe dining
car service from Jacksonville.
No. 66, Seaboard Mail, day coaches, mail, baggage and express cars between
Jacksonville and Washington, and drawing room Pullman sleepers between Tamps,
Jacksonville and New York.
No. 55 connects at Stark for LaCrosse. Alachua. Williford, Wanpee an inter-
amerliate points, and at Archer with Early Bird brancl,
Nos. 56 and 57, Pullman sleeper l between New Orleana and Jacksonville.
Steauamersi for Key West and Havana. Leave Port Tampa tiunilays, Tuesdays and
Thtrsdays, s11:15 nm.
A. 0. MAcDON ELL, Ass't Gen. Pass. Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.
E. C COB13, Ticket Agent, Gaineaville.
Gainesville & Gulf R'w'y Co
T me Table n Effect July 5, 1903.
|.v P. M. Lv P.
12 o a 65
-.w 7 0
40 7 15
A 7 hrA
A"r P. M. Ar A.
Lv A M
8 18 p
II 10 ap
4 10 p
7 45 p
No. 1. No.. o. a
STATIONS. Daly. Dally.
Ar P. M. Ar A. M. Ar r.
P ir ir eld .. -... -
..... ou de .. .. ........ 40
Hicknua ... ....... ............ A
Lake Simontoa ...... .......... g
.. io.. M sc py ...... ...... ......... B a
a.. aca a .......... ... ...... .......
.... .. Cly ... .... .. ........ G a nestle
.... --my INS
.....o. Pe le -.. .... ..... 53
. Lakeat .. t e i6. ...a i. ......
- O inesty li .Sa sa *.. 7
..T..a ..Bellam, i LB 1 4
... ..... .O a .a ..... 4 KM s;bi
MU % ......BAF s g is b I ..........
eun ta C o f 7 5. r oo ...... ......
_.J- LsonvUe, J. & sw & 00 p ... .....
ake y. P.... p
._Tslhahamu S. A. i-. 1 48 p .. .
...... Va oata G. 8. 5 .P. 44161) i
.... aeo. 3. B.a P. 1t 0 a I a *t,'n.M .--..
- AtlantaC. olG a 5. M. a ,.l5 -
L. BARV. GaM. -
J F. BILL Agent.
TAKE The Atlantic Coast Line
FOR 7CLL ]BRRTHL.Y POINTS.
P. & 0.
Rapid Transit and Unsurpassed Service.
Time Table in Effect November 29, 1J08.
High Sprtges and Inter*
-fi' 4: i; .
Highest Prices for "Cou-
tr Produce. and ell a
Cheap as t.e Cheapest.
ALL N .
It b 0,
on or a
I Jacksonvine or