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Title: The Ocala banner
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Publisher: The Banner Pub. Co.
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General Note: Editors: T.W. Harris, F.E. Harris, C.L. Bittinger.
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The F nitre House of Southf1rida.

In order to make room for our new line of Furniture to be Man-
ufactured here in Ocala we will, for


sell at ACTUAL COST. Call and be convinced.
Ocala, Florlda



Watches, Clocks and Jewelry, we do
the best for the least money.

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0. L. BITTINGER, City Editor.

; Fred Clarke is on the sick list.
A bicycle club is the next thing for
-H ConC. M. o irowB4ai is-antie
silver letter.
Commodore E. C. Bird spent Sun-
day at Homosassa.
/ Alexander McIntyre, of Istachatta,
,was on our streets Monday.
Col. Thos. W. Harris is now eity
editor of the Tampa Tribune.
Ben Rheinauer made a business visit
to Jacksonville during the week.
That premature telegram of Fitz-
hugh Lees was as good as a pat hand.,
"-The Presbyterean strawberry festi-
val Tuesday night was very successful.
Mrs. G. W. Martinis visiting her
brother, Mr. L. B. Sanders at Brooks-
John W. Pearson is operating a
phosphate mine in the Early Bird disi
trict. .
Mr. Hamilton, of Sumter county re-
ceived.$700 off of three acres of cab-
Mr. John A. Brabham was married
at Reddick Tuesday to Miss Susie
Mr. Epps Tucker, of Bartow, was- in
Wedneascay.-.o WqutA, to be.
|H comptroller.
SThe Citizen says every democrat
ought to read Call's letter. TLen why
don't it publish it ?
J. H. Benjamin, the capable fore-
man of the Baptist Witness office is
building a cosy cottage.
The Epworth League neld a very
pleasant sociable at the Montezuma
hotel Tuesday night.
SAll good Ocala Baptists are praying
for the release of Rev. A. J. Diaz, the
Havana missionary.
The city street sprinkler has been at
work during the week to the great re-
lief of our mnerehants.
Mrs. J. C. Ezell, has added to the
censu .
Juliet. ''

hang- iia_ He
adver .-
To see Commodore E. C. Bird tam-
inga fiery steed of the bike pers i
is worth a tri' to the"- .
Se Carlisle boom
in the feather
owsof the state
;.ay 5th. Ocala
send a strong delegation.
The dime sociable at Mrs. Gaffuey'
to-night, iFriday) will be a very inter-
esting affair. All should go who can.
SMrs. Castell, of Crytal River,
fefoTje in a fine baby boy. The Willis
House feels its importance in conse-
The water for sprinkling the square
Monday cost the tax payers six dollars.
Alderman Pearson who turned out the
.city irregator.
Mrs. Sarali W. Bittinger, ,ho has
'been spending the winter with Mrs:.
C. L. Bittinger, left for New York
Married at Dunnellon, April 21, Mr.
A. B. Kibler to Miss Louise Bassett, of
Greenwood, Fla. It was a caseof love
at first sight.
Prof. Gibsou and his assistants re-
turned from the state teacher's asso-
elation, (colored) held at Bt, Augus
tine last week.
Mr. Z. C. Chamblis is quite ill; o Pi
Miss Fannie Clark, of the Ocala Higt
BSehool. First absence from school
f duties in ten years.
The New York papers says the whole
'South and West have gone crazy ove
"free silver." It is another case ofth
"eleven obstinate jurors."
Mr. H. B. Plant has contributed $l1
towards the Florida state militar:
Uimnmen, and free transp< rta-ioi
|oalt companies along his liuePs.

Owing to continued ill health an
e climate of Florida extending u
lef, Mr. John P. Whitney offers fo
He the St. Augustine Press.
eas. U. R. Waterman & Co, ou
praising elethiers, made a fine di:
F of peat.patterns last ralurday-
| dollar pattern at $2 50. Result
for pants and their cutter hi
busy ever since. __


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3, 1896,


lorida Making Healthy and Steady.,Pro-
gress and the 0atlook Encouraging.
It has been ,our good fortune recently
o visit as far south as Palm Beach and
as far west as Quincy and are glad to
>e able to say as ah inspiration to our
leaders home and abroad that a spirit
of industry and enterprise still charae-
terize our people. Though a native,
Palm Beach was to us a revelation.
We believe it to be the prettiest spot
of earth on the continent and Mr.
Flagler has made no mistake in build-
ng there a hotel more massive int
design and construction and movie
stately in appearance than the famous
Ponce de Leon. When we state that
it has nine dining rooms and the main
one is capable of seating comfortably
a thousand guests some idea may be
formed of its grandeur. The appoint-
nents throughout are complete and
in taste, comfort, and splendor, we
fain believe, rivals the palace of the
Cesars. Situated on an eminence be-
tween the highly phosphorescent wa-
ters of Lake Worth and the solemn
roar of the ocean, with its many hun-
dred rooms brilliant with many elec-
tric lights, as you approach it in the
darkness of the night, it looks like
a vision of beauty in enchanted land.
Lake Worth is tWenty-eight miles in
length and the strip of land between
t and the ocean 'makes some preten-
sions to altitude, the soil is rich and
the growth is intensely tropical. Mr.
Flagler thinks the climate the most
even and delightful to be found on the
;lobe; millionaires are making their
winter homes there and are convert-
ng it into such a veritable fairy land
that the genii, the nymphs and Ihbe
fairies themselves would be enchanted
by its beauties and dazzled by itssplen-
lors. We had a peep iuto some of these
bomesof elegance and a walk through
he magnifcent grounds which
nade us heieve that the prediction
ong si wo|de in these columus
E[RetglH ue even more rapidly
thai we arearn-ed : 'Imhat is, that lorn-'
la is destined to te the wealthiest and
nost populous state in the Union. The
napy beautiful 'lakes, the crystal
springs, the weird and serpentine riv-
rs, the wide stretch of sea-coast, the
:tfutl soil, the azure skies, the ozone
Rn breezes and the soht, balmy clime
conspire to make this prediction true.
It has been true of all peninsulas some
ot which are far less favored than ours.
Put Florida down in the not far dis-
ant future as the brightest and most
popular star in the galaxy of states
and her people everywhere a bee-hive
>f busy industry.

through a substance which looked to
him like the material itself and so it
turned out to be. The deposits seem
to bLe in inexhaustible quantities in the
pqin.itediate vicinity of Quincy, and
three faclore-t are already in opera-
-Ion and are shipping umany ton1 daily.
i o uf superior quality ,ndI th,)oe en-
ged iu the enterprise believe ihey
can meet all the demands of the trade
(for the next two or, three hundred
In the town itself new buildings are
being built, trade is active, and the
people ha pI'jy and hopeful.
If the elections go right, which
eins rohalvl. and we cUn get money
enouvl t.) m:,- i the n-cessitiesof trade
4n1d d. v.l,-pnti-nt, Florida is destined
lo enter upon a career of unparalled
The good people of Quincy shower-
ed upon the writer many courtesies
and to one and all he returns his I ro-
found and grateful acknoweldgments.
General Charles T. Gibson, thb
Mlurat of the Grahamville district,
was in town Tuesday and say he is for
President Cleveland, gold and Senator
Call's return to-the United States sen-
"Half a span of angry steel" will
produce no more fatal results than a
neglected cold or cough. For all throat
and lung diseases, Ayer's Cherry Pec-
toral is the best remedy. It is invalu-
able in casesofecroup, whoopingcough,
bronchitis, and la grippe.
Leesburg's revival is taking in the
town. Over fifty have knelt at the
mourner's bench, and the interesting
manner in which city editor Jordan
of the Leesburg Commercital, tells the
story, shows how his obdurate news-
paper heart has been touched.
Spring is full of terrors to all whose
constitution in not able to resiat.le
sudden changes of temperature a&d'
-other i usahibrities JLhe'-seapn.. n To
put the system in conditigll'o ver-'
come these evils, not g lsgo-e. tive

Highest ofal-in Leavening Power.-Latest U. S. Gov't-Report

capped injury from the cold and as the
lands are exceedingly r'ch, can, we
believe, stand a boom without dliu,(-r
of afterclaps. It is not a bu..l he to ibe
pricked., ,
The vegetable growers around G(aiues-
ville and Starke have been'iuiccesful.
because they have had the nerve t-,
venture out on new lines, and iettui..
a vegetable that has hitherto easpei.-
attention, was this season the lbetl.
paying crop. The strawberries grow-
ers about Lawtey have also been in
the swim. r
This is a hasty glimpse of uhat iq
going on in the eastern and .suthi-rtii
sections and a bird'seye view (if Ill
middle portion reveals a -pirit ol
marked aMtivity. Around Tiallah si-s-
dairy farmnning is being made protita-,
ble and there is a noticeable improve-
rnent in the breea and care of-,ok.
Grape growing is no longer an expe-ri
minent but is now a successful andl p-r
rnanent enterprise, As a rule [tli
farmers who have stuck to fitrming o
the old lines.have well-tilled harus anti
meat houses. It is an established fjel
thateven under the present unalur-
ally del]ressed conditions there are
worse things than farming in Florida.
Quincy still enjoys the distinction It
long sinceachieved and is one of the
beauty spots of Florida. Flowers grow
in prodigal abundance and not only
bloom in the spring but bloom all the
year round, and if Quincy was as old
as Greece and Georgia (in Asia) we
should never have heard so much of
the beauty of the women of those fa-
mous lands for the beauty of the wo-
men of Quincy are so much more
striking and bewildering. It matters
not what part of the world parents
may.hail from when they locate in
Quincy it is a fact of history that the
girls born to them bloom into women
of a peculiar type of beauty almost
without exception. It is a peculiarity
of the soil and the climate as m8uiA.
so as that which marks the disti cl
differences in the the races of" ie
Sworl. And the beauty of the Quite

Mr. Harris' Addaes .

We print this week the address the
editor of this paper delivered before
the Quiney public school at its recent
commencement exercises. The ad-
dress was not printed before because
of the-.publlcatf n of other matter it
was deemed more pressing. It is
siomniewhat lengthy but it is hoped it
will ie found interesting, especially
to those for whose benefit it was in-
Mrs. C. A. Brown is making a great
success of her business in her new lo-
ealion opposite Liddon Brotherslivery.
She is getting new, goods weekly and
the people are finding out where. the
neatest, newest, best and cheap st
zoods in the millineryline iunOcalaare.
Also, a full line of millinery notions.
The ladies of Oealaand Marion county
are cordially invited to call.
May Day Tournament Officers.
E. B. Riehardson, marsh ,'; judges
WV. S. Bullock, 1. A. BuCf rd, Geo.
"'cKay; time keepers, A. E. Burnett
and Geo. K. Robinsoh; pages, Charlie
Miller, Vincent Moody and Sam Dit-
to. The tournament promises to be a
big success.
Postoffice Mail Closes.
F. C &P. north, 10:45a. m. and 9 p. m.
South, 2:10 p. m. Florida Southern;
north, 10:10 a.m., south, 2:10 a. m.
S. F. and W.; north, 10:20, south, 2:30
S. S. O. and G.; south, 2:30.
Bucklen's Arnica Salve.
The best salve in the world for Cuts,
Bruises, Sores, Ulcers Salt Rheum,
Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands
Chilblains, Corns and all Skin Erup-i
t ions, positively cures Piles, or no pay
required. It is guaranteed to give
perfect satisfacdon or money refun-
ded. Price 25 cents per box. For
sale by the Anti-monopoly Drug Store
Ocala Fla.
A Card io the Public.
I take -4his method of announcing
to the publi-c -'iat I have purch ed
drte Oeala House 3" '"
ed on first-class business lp^S.les.
None' but firt-class work n l be
employed, and satisfaction guaranteed
I only ask for a share of the public
patronage. Very respectfully,
Ocala, Fla., April 20th, 1896.
Spring Bequires.
SThat the impurities which have ac-
cumulated in your blood during the
winter shall be promptly and thor-
oughly expelled if good health is ex-
pected. When the warmer weather
comes these impurities are liable to
manifest themselves in various ways
and often lead to serious illness. Un-
less the blood is rich and pure that
tired feeling will afflict you, your ap-
petite will fail and you will find your-
self "all run down." Hoed's Sarsa-
parilla tones and sterngthens the sys-
tem, drives out all impurities and
makes pure, rich, healthy blood.
Hood's Sarsaparilla is the -one true
blood purifier and the best springmed-
icine. Be sure to get only MObd's
Taken Up.
A black mule colt, about two years
old, good heavy, stocky animal. Party
proving property, paying charges can
have same. Has been a year in my
possession. Apply to J. D. DIxoN,
Micanopy, Fla.

Live merchants keep fresh goods
and to sell them plant weekly fresh,
ads. See Tea Pot Grocery.
Sheriff J. P. (;,!!.., y, of Lake
county, is fixing up the old Rowe
-plae in the Montezuma block anid
shortly inaugurate a bibulous fountain
in same.
We understand Mr. Edwards, of
Gainesville, will start another saloon
in Ooala, The great beer manufact-
urers, Anhuiser Bush Company are
backing him.
The use of Hall's Hair Renewer pro-
motes the growth of the hair, and re-
stores-its natural colo r and beauty,
frees the scalp of dandruff, tetter, and
all impurities.
Grahamville was well represented
in Ocala Wednesday. A case of as-
sault and battery bfor' Jtidlge Hill.
Lou Caldwell vs Billy Fort. Dismissed
for want of prosecution.
Miss Bettie Muirphree, who spent
the Winter with her ikt-r, Mrs. R. A.
.Burford, returned to ho- Tennessee
home Monday much tod the regret of
her many friends in, Oo. la.
Julian Robertson, oune of the farm-
ers of Marion county, h:iilinu, from the
Blitchton district, piremeit-d thi, office
with a very fine Bermulda onion. He
has an excellent crop ofr thunm.
City Cth,.-nLiL Carl El-ihntr-, will be
please d to s. allny ,nie
Vatula, nt-asr layor R.-nrdon's resi.
deuce, bet wec: n; the h,.,ir43 of 4 and 5
p.m. .;

L. J. Haisley, h-.ivig disposed of
his beautiful horse, Gray Eagle, the(
hafidsomest all fntes-t eliue iiof
jon county to C,,luel Nichols of e
Chicago mine, is now learning to pace
a "bike." I
The F. C. & P. makes a round trip
rate of $5.75 from Jacksonville to Sav-
annah during military week. May 11
18thth. Add one fare from Ocala to
Jacksonville and and you have th
rate $9.05.
Have you everthougntthat we ha
a government that never does any
thiag for thob.- who are -killed in us
ful'udustrie-, I[,it doesall itcanf.
thobea who art skilled iu umur .Co
lagt aion, ; ^ r' ^
Mar rd is assistin
CNoubin ax Collector Pooser an
iss Laura Biunicker, one of th
haudsome young Iladies of FleminD
ton, is acting as Mr. Pooser's amanu-
ses in his office.
Mr. Geo. Sherwood, of Graud Rapids.
is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
D. Sherwood. He thinks seriously <
locating here. He h:a ,been conneelet
with a Grand Rapid's bank for the
past eight yeats. -
The Metropolis complains because
the BANNER quotes history to defend
Senator Call. Well, isn't that legiti-
mate ? Ifthe: BANNER "misquoted"
history the Metropolis would have just
cause to complain.
The Banner is pleased to know that
Rev. J. C. Porter of the Baptist Wit-
ness has sufficiently recovered to visit
Ocala. May he be speedily restored
to his former health and usefulness is
the wish" of the Banner,
If under the gold standard bne dol-
lar, whether gold, silver or paper, is as
good as another, why is it that with
nearly $200,000,000 available cash in
f the treasury bonds have to be issued
for gold.-Nevada State Journal.
The foreign owner of gold bullion
can come to the United States mint
and have his product coined free, but
the American silver owner can have
no such a privilege. That's patriotism
s for you.-Barber County Index.
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a A pure Grape Cream of .Tartar Powder. Fre,
as from Ammomna, Alum or any other adulterant

-Unnecessary taxation is unjust tax-
ation" is an old but sound axium.
It applies most forcibly to the plan of
raisingmoney for public use by long-
time bonds, whenever not absolutely
necessary, whether adopted by city,
county, state or nation.-Farm and
The Banner acknowledges with
pleasure the receipt of wedding cake
from the Smith-Swain nuptial which
took place at Anthony last week, a
full and interesting account appearing
in the Banner. The Banner extends
congratulations and wishes a long and
happy and prosperous life to the newly
wedded pair.
If "sound money" Republicans re-
vere the memory of Lincoln and regard
him in the light ofaprophet or states-
man, they should pay heed to his ut-
terances. "Old Abe" said : "If a
government enacted a debt with a
certain amount of money in circulation
and then curtailed the volume of
money before the debt was paid, it is
the most hidious crime a government
could commit against the people."
The Metropolis favors the nomina-
tion of Mr. Robert McNamee for Con-
gress from this district, but omits to
enlighten its readers as to how this
distinguished gentleman stands on the
money question. Does the Metropolis
expect to run in its favorites as here-
tofore with their "light hid under a
bushel ?" The betrayal of the princi-
ples of the democratic party by Coop-
er and Sparkman have opened the
eyes of thepeople and hereafter they
will not ''go it blind."
$2 and $3.85.
The above figures mean a big cut in
ur ready made pants department al
shown on our bargain counters. These
pants were sold from $3, $4, $5 and $6
per pair, and must be sold. We have
a pair for you. Waterman & Co.


eUlIUre aref o>ly ex('eill 1,) U in
number. This also is a most todf-
ishing peculiarity. For instance Mr.-
William Munroe, a friend of the wri-
ter, now deceased, left tent two
children; his son, William, yontiger
than the writer, weighs two hundelld
and fifty pounds and has eighteen
children; Mr. Pittman, another friend
and a younger man, weighs the same
number of pounds and has the same
number of children; Mr. Smith, yet
another friend, and a younger man,
has twenty-one, and the family that
does not count a dozen children is
looked upon as an alien.- More than
-the world the peo-
devout and loyally
h faith undimmed
contaminated by
world follow in the
t riarchs.
the hills and'somie
ailroadwQuincy until
hid away from the
ny years ago Gad-

'theda oags auatrr an mad
a, superior leaf to-
d buyers from many
1d especially from
Germany. Its cultivation was very
profitable but was interrupted by the
war and after the war its cultivation
fell into "inoccuous desuetude."
Straggling patches however continued
to be kept up and its ante-bellum his-
tory coming to the knowledge of Col.
Duval, of the F. C. & P., he instructed
his agents to buy several boxes of the
best samples and had them shipped to
New York and there distributed among
the largest manufacturers and made
up into cigars. The superior quality
of the leaf attracted their attention
and after several interviews with Col.
Duval eventually visited Quincy with
a view to purchasing lands and grow-
ing tobacco, all of which has ,auee
been done' and has given new life
and activity to the old town and.to0-
day no county in the state is so pos-
perous as old Gadsden. The Owl' Cl-
gar company alone own twentyefive
thousand acres twelve hundred of-
which is planted to tobacco, and for
the past several years the sales have
been more than satisfactory. The
lands are under splendid fence and
are cultivated with scrupulousuears
and are more than mself-sustaining, s
what is realized from the sales of the
tobacco is clear profit. The house, io
the managers and workmen are neat
comfortable and attractive; the stable
and barns are built on the most im
proved pattern and are kept freshly
painted. On every five acre tract is a
I"curing house," and no similar num-
ber of acres in Virginia, or Pennsyl-
.vania are more judiciously cultivated
or presents to the eye a more delight
ful picture.
Of course this has stimulated the
culture of tobacco and many of the
s smaller farmers are growing it success-
s fully.
a The Owl Cigar company have larg
5. cigar factory in the village, whics
L- though temporarily closed, has adde
materially to its business life.

Ocala mwudr an M ahi w rts

Irn ail Bros s"Castin, Pisuhato and;ill Bachino

1 12-Horse Power Steam Boiler (second hand)
1 Horse Powror Steam Engine "
1 80 inch Band Saw "
1 Davis Power Drill Press
1 80 inch Champion Blower (newr)
Several small Steam engines and boilers combined
from 2 to 10 horse power.

scheme he has ini colIUlplLLU1
the construction of his road on down
the peninsula and over the coral reefs
to Key West. This will require daring
and skillful engineering, but is pro-
nounced practical and while it will re-
quire the expenditure of fabulous sums
of money, it will link Mr. Flagler's
name with an enterprise the memory
'of which at least will endure as long
as the world shall last. It is no idle
dream, but a laudable ambition, and
will be one of the early accomplish-
ments of the next century. It will be
a monument to his memory grander
than any king of earth can boast, and
we hope that heaven will deal more
kindly with him than fell to the lot of
Moses and that he will live to see the
full fruition and completion obf the
stupendous undertaking.
While Mr. Flagler is building his
world-eclipsinghotels and many miles
of railroad, the people of smaller
means are by no means idle and are
adding their full share to the glory of
the state's development. They are re-
claiming their orange groves, which
were injured less than ours; the pine-
apple, the cultivation of which is easy
and exceedinglyprofitable, cover many
acres, and the graceful cocoanut tree,
which ib likewise profitable, lend a
majestic beauty to the landscape.
Grapes and strawberries and all kinds
of vegetables are being planted, and
people are rushing in from all sections
and whether from the East, or the
West, or the North, or the South, they
regard the land as a veritable El D-
rado Fish and game are in abun-
dance and the whole section is stir and
The same activity abounds in and
around Tampa and the fact that on
man cleared nearly a thousand dollar
an acre on ten acres of celery is told as
no romance to catch suckers but
true story proven from the records
The cultivation of nearly all vegeta
bles have been profitable.
In the Manatee and Fort Myers sec
tions a big boom is on, something ihk
that which made Marion county fa
S.mous in the 70's, and seems to be per
manent. Both of these sections es


Chufas for Sale.

Seed chufas for sale by W. Luffman
Bros., Sparr, Fla. 2m-4-27.
Ocala Business College.
Complete departments of
Rates very reasonable. Cheap board
with nice families. Day and night
sessions. Diploma granted worthy
graduates in either department. Ad-
dress, J. H. BRINSON,
4 10 tf President.

Oilty Market Meat.
Call at stall 4 and secure the finest
meat in the city. Variety unexcelled.
A full line of country produce. Pat-
ronize J. W. Davis.

TO RENT One two-story, seven
room house, bath room, hot and cold
water, and first class location. Also
one furnished room on Ocklawaha av-
Senue. Call onor address, L. N. Green)
office in Union Block. 10 26 tf

Master's Bargain Counters.

Have you taken in the H. B. Mas-
ter's bargain counters in rear of their
dry goods department? If not, drop
in and be surprised at 400 ladies' plain
and fancy handkerchiefs at 5 cents,
worth 10 and 12; 500 at 10 cents, worth
15 and 20; 300 men's handkerchiefs,
worth 20 and 25 cents, at 10 cents; 200
ladies' waists, very latest styles, at 50
cents, worth 65 and 75 cents; a job lot
of infants' and children's white and
colored dresses and remnants of all
kinds in great quantities.


Spring Goods, Spring

Styles and Spring Prices.
Ever mindful of the want of his
constantly increasing trade, Mr. Chas, .
Rheinauer's purchase of spring goods
has been unusually advantageous this
season, and those who will have the
latest spring fabrics need look no fur-
ther than C. Rheinauer & Bro, Every
woman in Ocala, every woman in
Marion county, is ready to make her
purchases when convinced the time
is h re for it, and the stock displayed
for her inspection. All this will be
found at Marion county's commercial

For Fine Repairing on

Before coming to this country obne of dealers in dry goods, etc., etc.
the Owl Cigar company's employee's
had worked in a Fuller's Earth's mine
in Alsace-Loraine and in digging a Have you tried a pair of Russiai calf
well on one of the plantations dug shoes ? Davldson & VanEchop.

ib emporium, which is located with the
Firm of C, Rheinauer & Bro., general



S" The Watchmaker,

y -,.-- -Jeweler and

rn Optician, Z.I

MontezumB.a Blok ,
FRDGe Be wan


THE OCALA BANNER Senator Call begins a canvass of the
, .. state at Key West April 1lth.

; AIAW TO. ELL : v k

Fills PrescripIth-. with exactnsan;rdI" t Temperance drinks
in the ir as Hot Cojer Hot cken Bouillon and
m Soda. Leading Daily Pap r county on-hand.

And Books and Periodicals of all Kinds.





Ocala Wood Shop.
[. H. Meadows has opened a shop
to do all kinds of wood work, at the j
old Star Wagon Works, near F. C. 4r
P. depot. Give him a call, f',-.


Money in Bigbt For Investo
H._ o ce_ P,+ ii-gir .. .. --s

io-nlke and ^ofnei-'Soi^^
the state. Can on or Vprlte to ,'
HORACf P. EAoL'rOjr,
Room Motes Block, Leesburg, *I.

'^ -&til-watersii Of the I.-, -;ea.
In speakiug of the Jews as a "|:.f(:ar peple an
under the cAre ul' a "special pr, l\'l-u,-.e," C,,I'lel E lIwai
tbD. BRaker, in lotrer days a noted oralt,.r of the? Pa,.-1i
slope, made these (Al ,ervati,,us:
"The A-s-syrian .iaLote the Jew and whore now i-t th
P proud Assyrian empire? [;,.nie gro:ind Ijim under her iro
ghl eel, w h ere u o w is th e em p ire oft thl t.';:.ial'" S pa iu 3iu l

the Jew, % here ntow 13i htr glory*? The de-,-rt ,taul ove
the sight of Bibhvl'-in, fie vilcat. The pmivi-r that u'irle
the hosts <>f iU a..*ain11t ih,- hly v'iiy, Jerustalem wvi
shivered to atoms. The Itauner olf Spm:, that floated i
triumph over ht>lf thn- u. r .1. ;idl pir.,u-lly ihlttered in th
breez- ,,f every fe'.t, i. if,,,% the aiullean 4,f a glory tljati
gone and the euf 4i-u 1-r "I 1,,1el' till 1 I- wa;-niug."
-'-" Lok tit ymit ii .tiri- .1u, .,:. au h.it a mtiilll part ,,f
Greef-e ovciiilies, aul yet it ttllM,- whole volumes to record
her onntrilmii in-,s t1.o that which lends splendor and israoe
tality to the lilriiau face. It is true her institutions an
no more, he'r ,,irni r-,f n\,overnuent li.t% perished, Ichabo
is written if, th,: s,.attered and -.rtunbliag fragments c
her tetupl- anld wrkA -if' art, whieli -;fill excite our won
der and till 11h0 full measure of our admiration, but th
worll till t:hj,,) the fruits of her once magnificen
civilization. Alinnihilat.P one of the fixed stars and we ar
told that the light from it will till be visible on the eartl
for a thousand years. So it is with the ancient civilization
of the rre1;k. It has outlived the language they spoke
the niouumwnti ih>-y erected, and- will illumine the page
of history and f,,rever act as inspiration -to men in thei
struggles to attain ill -,eat.
The I1oruij empire! Itsrise and its fall; its gloriou
achievements; its decadence and its death. To whale
though t-3 ha,3 it given birth and how many volumes haVw
been written upon it. Blot from our libraries Italy's con
tribution to th.( world of thought.; to the world of imagry
to the nor]l if paiuniltr and of song; blot from the record
the deeds of her sol.liir-; the achievements of her states.
men; the elo'lUeu.- of her orators; the composition of her
biographers.; t11- er,.lition of other historians; the logic o
her philosotphersi; the *-,stlil ine heights reached by hex
poet., and whit a literary va. um would-we behold !
And yet Italy w%-s u,,t inuoh larger than Florida and
her sea coast about tne stite. The opportunities of the
young Romans ih ii) maidei id'r Rome imperishable glory
were not greater, I rea.hi of every youtlig it-in uowi in the hearing of my voice,
I will point to but or, n other example. And in doing
Ihis I want to in-pire .'you yon un, men to intellectual effort.
I ask for no Rreater houor tli.ii to be an humble instru-
mernt in kindling tie tire-" of ambition in the young men
of mgy ,state that will ar,,u-.? their dormant energies into
aetio l; stimulat.? their 6rttI.r tiaotions, and be instrumen-
tal in making thelnl put foirth such etn'rt4 as will place
Florida on an intelleltuiil pllaue ain, in time take rank
". with the illhstrious example, I have cited.
%v.- \ want .Lou to'hblp enri"h our literature; .purify o-tr
P- politics; addP"liguily to o-,ur jnurunali-m; learning t'o our
pulpit; eloquence to otn" bar; lu-,tre to our stateflmauship;
crush out the demoD, evil; mould a public sentiment that
will not favor giving all righsi to if),,me and niine to others:
; that will make in.poioilhle the picture of millionaires on
the one side anI piupers-ou the,-ther; that will lessen the
inequalities that are now s., vlainug and will give to every
man in some Jtust and *:iuitahle way some share in the
bounties and opportunities of nature," recognizing the fact
that God gave the world in uSifruet to al! the living, and
while hb gavP man domini,,u over the beasts-of the-field;
the fowls of the air, and tile fi1eies of the sea, he did Dot
give man dominion over man; hen:e every man ha. a
birthright to the soil aul] should not, like Esau, tie deprived
of it. .The right of dii-eovery should not carry wilh it the
right !o a whole continent-the right of conquest the
right to the whole earlh.
That so many men to-dav. like Christ when he assum-
ed the humble ohi garb of por humanity, have not where
to pillow their head, it does not seem to me, is in accord-
- ance with ihe divine purp,-ise, but is in direct contraven-
tion of that purpose, and holdud be, and I believe can be,
adjusted so as to harmonize with the divine will. I do not
and shall not believe Ood intended that a few men only
should have access to The fruitful womb of nature and the
many be deprived of it. I believe that laws can be made
that will correct these abu-les and inequalities so~as to make
the divine purpose no longer inoperative; I .believe the
divine purpose and human law can te eo nicely regulated
and adjusted, that Ilk,- the perfect harmony of'the spheres,
will (lrve neither Jar, Por friction, nor injury, to ua(ion?
6r individual.
-'-tfive a-fierv g.,spcl writ in burnihE'l r.-,w- of -teel.
Aa 3 you deal vnith my contemuer. .- iwith %,:Ou m% grace shall deal,
Let the her.,) b.:rn Of" woman, crush tle '_irp.nt iviih hi, heel."
At I I.* -
In the beauties o" ilte liliea Chri-t wirn born acros.m. the iea,
Wtlth" a glory in hi; bom that tranfi-iures you and me.
As he died to make m-u holy. Ilt uA!..;t lut make men free."
As regards other nations'our nation stands out lite a
star fn a darkened firmanent. In the fundamental priDei-
v 'lea on which it was founded it is in advance or other na-
tions, but It is by uo mears perfect. It Is sus, eptible of
vast Improvement and it remains for you young men to
give to It its finishing touched.
We should not be saitflfled to lag behind, or even keep
:;*brei aPf jtrer nalttons, Our ambition #49pld,b I to Wd,
;Z. o-' '

Everybody who has a baby go01,, to r
the Tea Pot Grocery for Pearl Milk:. ,

Wood Yard for Sale, '

One of the beat paying wood. yards .-
in the country for sale, located in
Ocala. A good chance for busines..
Enquire'.t this office. .

You must have crockery. Gadron
has them. .
All the late styles ih Leghorn hats.
Spring is with un and Gadson can sup-
ply you better and cheaper than any

house in town.
An endless army of laces. Every
lady will buy them if she will onl1
examine them.
Gadson's Bazar plow shoes hav
never been equaled in quality an,
price in Ocala.
Farming is the order of the da
and every farmer will buy a pair
r these superior shoes at sight
The Bazar Bargain Counter eqnt
ges to attract buyers. The Basr
headquarters in Ocala for an end
variety of goods in prices and qual
'Call and see them.

There Is no excuse for any n
appear in society with a Iglzrly
since the Introduction of B
.hamls Dye, which colors
,brown or black. + ^ ,




Delivered at the .Conineocement xercis oof the

5 Sores
In corJbination. proportion and
proce-. Hood's .'.'ar-aparilla is peculiar
to itself, and unequalled in true merit..
No other medicine ever possessed so
much curative power,; or reached such
enormous sales, or made such won-
derful cures, as Hood's Sarsaparilla.
It is -undoubtedly thec-best medicine
ever made to purify, vitalize and en-'
rich the blood.
That is the secret of its success.
Read this statement:
When my son was 7 years of age, he
had rheumatic fever and acute rheuma-
tism, which settled in his left hip. He
was so sick that no one thought there we Wkn"
any help for him. Five sores broke out
on his thigh, which the doctor said were

sores. We had three different doctors.
Pieces of bone came out of the sores. The
last doctor said the leg would have to be
cut open and the bone; scraped, before he
could get well. Howard became so low
that he would eat nothing, and one doc-
tor said there was no chance for him.
"One day, a newspaper recommending
Hood's Sarsaparilla was left at our door.
We decided to try this medicine. Howard
commenced taking it the last of February,
after having been sick for a year and aw

half. He hadn't taken it a week before I
saw that his appetite began to improve,
and then.he gained rapidly. I gave him
five bottles, when the sores were all healed
and they never broke out again. The
crutches he had used for tour ,years were
laid aside, as he had no further use for
them. I give all the credit to Hood's Sar-
saparilla." MRS. ADA L. MOODY, Fay
Street, Lynn, Mass.
This and many similar cures prove that
"Il_ _-- Ja_

500 prominent

tresses at

This offer is limited,
as the "photo aitne is

worth the money.


1_ the One True Blood Purifier. All druggists. SL
Prepared only by C. I. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass.

Strayed or Stolen.
One -sun burned black or browndi +,
mare colt, two years_ old, with small t.
white spot in face. Any informatiln 'o J
that would lead to her recovery, will .
be remunerated. Address
H. B. PERRY, ,,
Summerfl AMld

WFrom my place near Blitchton, oin
I, 1S96, two bay ponies, about
'. l-ifnd& highone horse anid
Thethe lag est,
"ba s Ii.. t a rks su ita ble

Aa 0,. any A!j[
their r eco v ery."- ..
4 17 2t
Medical Examining',
The next regular meeting
Medical Examing Board of the
district of Florida will be held -
Gainesville on Wednesday, April 22.
-- G Bo. E. WEh(:H.M. D.
320tf --- .tary. "


Indespensi'ble, and Cecap
A big fline .of eloikwm_, ,
Every family needs them. Ornamen-
tal and useful. Made' by the St.
Regis' tribe of Indians in Kan".&
Bazar Store exclusive'agents. Look at i
them. I

Plug and Smoking To
bacco of best maker
Always fresh and at
Lowest Prices at


I Lh th e m .itt. t r ,Il" i' .:ii lh a w .: i "- h r L,r .. .. l-c- ,.
'l-k i 'r l u n l an du h a v e' e ', O v, .' ',! ,. ti ( ," I ,M a'." > 0; '; .; j
, ., u r -e N ,t l o u n ; !. ; I. r 1 L- ; ,, i" h f" 1
A..-i-rih.;tn i>-'\ it, \i ,,1>. '1 i.. [,.,.I h';i .'' a ,.Ili/-
of C'hi naa ln d a grad uatl- IIlI IT Ir-.1 .I ,ll,-- _. I0 liIlaj St-l
of lear nin g aire az ItLin ite-rIlli iA it .-- 1 1" 1 ,'li] < ti t 'h1i-i:
ru m ho lebsal'- iu thli l it "v ,i' N _,.\ ,% I" N;. in niin i h
na has to steal lor th,- wanl el reald. Nearly ever
family," he said, "is a benevolent institution." Now, listed
here:. "Tramps," he said, "are the products of Christia
civilization!" Think of that you good people who a
sending iiii--iii'i-- ti Chtn'a to civilize and christiani
the heathri-ii! H.R .l-*-, his article with this' biting satire
"No man ,.,to- tIold a I,-1"iron of trust among heathens u
less he is a college graduate. The Institutions of learnir
among the heathens ate thee places from which public mE
a re selected 'l l t. t l ,,,.- ill- [1 -.-; 4 1f ih- 11 u e lh'i| ,.
c h r is ts e n d o n l i,',,i ,, h ,. |0 ,hl 0 1 n1-.liia te I. ,r |i,, li l,'.tl h ,n ,i
a r e g e n e r a ll y I ,. I ii- t ,. ,I ,f ,. ,l r, g, -.1 i i lI e ilt h ,
W\ e "n tu *t ,: i,,n -- til i t i lr, k ii truill ill th i -, .rilit:i- i
W e can n o t cl.,-' a ,," tl.- iiii|'i- iii.'ali np i t. ) ',iI 'jit u lnr 1
m ust m ake U,-uc] Lic-,H" iithl n- linil ,'( -iiile ihi tte ilur ".
M uch reluailJs f...r ,,i1 l<> ,I, ,. \. 'e Ieii-ueathl you reaL
evils that nuet ,l- ,,:.U ,',|\iu'-- tiiatiy ten:ni> c1i ies thiat ne(
fi r m .i l:- ii.! 2"o V ,' ,, iii -n o-t I ,- I t h t I l i|li .- if h lu ,.
racy destroy Ill- -uijpiw itie ;i.1II' i. ll.,Ny--11 .,,1 \ hi,
o u r g ov ern i ',_i 1 t \W '.A I'.,,1. l,.1 :11 -,l ul1,t, \1 W IIi.Ii nrt-Il .
You cannot m eaQjr,:- the eap -.ity r.t" the iiluI. MI
than the nuI;--,les it ik vapal.,hl .l' ,.le'velopmiu nt. rherre
not a bo hEre to-ui~ziht that rt-' inot rill the World w l )h
fame if ne niake- a her'o.i nuicl' r,-ile-', detenruiuatiou to
so. "-.+..,.
If you Ih ave a ,l|iific l.r,'n:-i,,us m in l, all [lie l.ettv
Ihe lhil'or will l.e to h:-, ll-:. 1,-k easie-r, that i- all.
W hen a little hboy M aI. ulhty, Ilne grePat hi-torian, vi-it
i n(-ji~hl,,ir'' h iu ,,, \itih hi-, I'itlier. N ,,t l.,iu g i tt'r -t
4U tlI- i,,,hi1,.i hii h lln-y were ,]li'- llJ hN- -h ,i tv d Li|
minall volu ie l.\iug on ii te lal.,le ;au l' r,-til ii. \Vii>tt lit-
tlurned hom,-. Iii- i,,thir a;k,+d ni. lil, h- iij.,,\-,l
v isit. H e s ,i- h1 h!11 f- tlj.,I.v l .t b re.a d i.iL ; a ,,k ,_I
,',kt ,1 lh im if iIP I'oiiiiithered w llilt hi- h .,l r--ad E vt-
woord if -it," w tt4 hi. r'lly, and greatly i, lh -r astotii
m eni h ee repoatrd 4.very w L',rl >il it. lin- f,,r line. 'Thi pI
,ligeous m ern iuy I 6-1..r I' ,,,,ik 1,1,i J u.i t Ij, t't, re h i dean
4.11 -rem arkat-Ile 'a .4 i-. xn.'u] Iu 1,!1.)lry, hIr- p.Iid IfIt very pl iu
o.,t litirn r f .'|' u k > .!. .-a ',, w ~ l- .ti r d .ir y .d t 4 t h rlie ved ev > .
,vor'i of ir .q~, *"ii l-,*iii.'-,d fr,,un h.-ai..r\v.
Oi 14t On 4il nmlrv 1XujW1V i* lu.I wor., Il)l? "1"<,>i, s cap -"" at s,'hool, filled tho world ht
the hihli.t measure of`-sfientifi,- and lherary fanme.
Sheridau, Walter Septt, I-lane Newtou, Oliver jt:,l
-4 nith, aiI hti'ired of otjaers in F.n -land, America, at
other e ,uiutie-, who-ie natnf are I'ainiliar to all tonutt
were ,lull" boys' and gave uo ,roinli.e of greatness.
am .,:-rry to pronounce my sou a lnOit 'grivviou-i dutle,
wrote the father of Dr. Adam ('lalk, atitor or the(cot
mentarieq, those huge yolunirs of etttlition and iudustr
yet at his death the eloquent t.l VIle wi, pronouuceid
i'uneraL oration, pointing to the inanimate remaius, -ai
"Here lies an ocean of learning!"
These e.aqiple s hold spre as i tslpiration to tho ", I
boy."' He should summon ecu'rage anud not desipairI
Young men have for your motto that or the Roman
"Fax mentis, incendium gl.,ri:v-;" tlhe "torch ot the init
i-s the *lame of glory," anti 0o-,ine?.rate yulr-.elves to 1
h igh.purpose of leading lives and il.-rlfrni tug ldet'- \\il't[
t,) be inscribed on the rich ainu:,l- f y ur ra,.e, iind th
will give 'to Florida a cor,.|iiu.,us, \,1:14:v in (lie ten |,le
Virginia prides herself on I -iig ailed the "tnothter
Presidents. Washington, )trt-rou..L), M'li-,uu, Moor,
Tyihr,-Scott, PAtrick Henry Stonewall Jauk-siu and Robe
E. Lee are a few of the natnes that have made her illi
t rious.
Massachusetts has been proliflh. in her coutributio
The Adamses, Webster, SUiiiUier, Pliillips, Gari on, Pri
cott, Bancroft, Banks, Butler, Everett, Hawthorne, L(|u
fellow, Holmes, Whittier, L',ell, Morse, aid a great iuat
New York may well be proud of the list ;he has fur
,'hed: Hamilton, Fulton, CSli:trd, n.Ilt,_,u, Fillimore, \,
Buren, Irving,- Cooper, Biyaut, V.eed, Greeley, Tilde
-Seymour, Conkling, Evarts,'(.'leht-land, Hill, Beer-her. T.
mage, Curtis, Dana, Nast, I illanu, Gould, Sage, .st,
Vanderbilt, and a thousand ,n,,r.
Pennsylvania has given Iit Mot'irk, Flaikiln, C'urti
C:niLUr'i H-irnc,,k, Meade, B l.uch naa, Bhack, C'hiildl., M
Chlur-, W .ti aa k.r, Pattison, Quay, iley.
()hill li.i, been a, giant in the race. Thurniati, Shei rin
l'endletoe, Ewing, Corwin, h'ha-e, Giddingt', Cox, Hoar
It. y, Vanlandingham,Garfield, C u.ilpbfll, Foranke", M eKi
ley, Rockefeller, Flagler.
llaiue--Haitdiu, Blaine, l;edfl, Frye, ChamlKi'rlain.
Vernio.t-Eti:ciO Allan, Plhelpli, ,-Saxe, E mlunii.
New Je-sey-Mcphersou, Edifou] McClellt.u
Conaecticut--Israel Pilluam, Trumbull, Hawley, Mi
Twain, Eli Whitney.
Rhode Island--Roger Willivnu, Nathaniel Greawe.
Indiana--Hendrickk, Harrksou, Voorhees, Matthe%
Illiuois--Di iIi-, Liu,.,lIu, Logau, Trunm tu ll, W allac
Mil--,,lri--BeutOl, S.-htrz, Gralz Brow-u, Bl rit.
i jj-nin-<'a-,, t'o,,ley, Di'-kertou, Alger.
E.. 'm ,t -- wlli, f _arar.i t' 49e, BIr. A lc' e 'abble.
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*^^*P., m l lod's Pillstake,easy to operate. 25m
Flower for Beara at the Capitol.
Mr. Join S. Beard, of Pensacola,
made a speech at the opera house in
this city, last Saturday in the interest
of his candidacy for Congress. Mr.
Beard is a Tallahassee boy, and a
pretty fair crowd met and gave him a
respectful hearing. Several prominent
adies were m the audience, and at
the conclusion of his speech some
beautiful boquets were sent up to the
speake-r.--T,,llailit:\ee iri.
I^S Mrvelftus Resu jts.

F J. etesr Writteu by tev. J.
Gltnlman Damo mad*^, Mich.,
we a rp renWit,^ ex.
tract: "- have no h-"4*..." ,- -
coninKindlng. Dr. Kings Dwspl-1
.ot-y. as I Iie results are stmet" t
velot.its il ltI te-a-e of my wife..",' While,
I wan pxi-iir of ihe Baptist Cnufch *ai
Riv "I.. P'initiruonia succeeding 14
'3 ,o. Ter'rilile parosysmsofcough-
"iOk.4u,,uhli last liours wiith little inter-
r*q.ou and it seemed as if she could
$.,wf'irvive themn. A friend recom-
*.jtiietid Dr. King's New Discovery;
. sqla-',u,'k in i(-3 work and highly
Al-a,:trlory in resultsi" Trial bottles
-.f'tevt the Anti-monopoly Drug Store.
,'Bej lar s3ize 51.1c. and $.i1F I
*" *>^' May D)ay Orator.
"TOeN May day celebrators of Sumter
ednaty have 'Invited Editor F. E.
.Harris f the Banner, to come down
an that ft-tive occasion and irrigate
%th.r thir.in&g souls with satisfying
Ot orh.al -ilver libations.
r* "- r- -

Rootbeei conta-ins enough ara
^ arilla alone to give it the highest
place as a protuotor of good health.e;
To this,add the xnost delicious herbsl
roots, barks and berries and you have
the reason why millions of people|
Tdrink and grow healthful on Hires'J

A25c-. package makes 5 gaiionm ~



or Hai'is, Bate.'
Kentuaky-Boone, Clay, Albert.Sidney Johnsoh, Bee
' Breckenridge, Buckner, Carlisle, Watterson, Harlan, Pro
tor Knott, Blackburn.
1i" Georgia'-Toombs, Johnson, Cobb, Stephens, Brow
Y'ordon, Colquitt, McDuffle, Dougherty, Lamar, Grady.
South Carolina-Rutledge, Marion, Sumter' Pinckne
, -ayne, Calhoun, Rhett, Orr, Hampton, Butler, Greg
ce Gary, Tillman. /
er Florida! -young men,-soberly and thoughtfully, I ca
.A your attention to the almost blank page set opposite t.
ns uame of your.state in all the encyclopedies, and would
h heaven that I could inspire you to resolve to-night to fi
that page with names that will shed upon it effulgent an
is imperishable glory. Do something. Bestir ourselves
Let me beseech you to more than resolve to put yonr sta
it on an intellectual plane with other states.
d Prior to the eventful moments leading up to the cot
r- flicr of arms between the states, and the period of recon
re struction following it-as momentous as has ever agit
d ted a nation-no great discussion in any of the magazine
?f no article contributed to any of the newspapers; no great
k oration delivered on the stump; in public assemblies o
e conventions, will live in history as Florida's contribution
it to the literature of that exciting period.
e Now for the other example, I promised: We are tol
bby Macaulay that nothing in the early existence of Britai
n indicated the igrvatn 3, inhabitants, lhen iulthy first" became known to the Tyria
mariners, were little superior to the natives of the Sand
r which Islands. She was quougaltd by the Roman arm
but received only a faint tincture of Roman arts and le
s ters. Of the western provinces which obeyed the Caesar
t she was the last that was'conquered and the first that wa
e flung away. England, without Scotland, Ireland an
" Wales, is smaller in seacoast and area than Florida, ye
; her achievements both on land and sea are so great as t
almost stagger the-imagination and fatigue the mind i
" their contemplation. The product of her looms and forge
r reach the remotest bounds of the earth; her sails, bearin
f her products, whitens every sea, and the sun does not se
r on her possessions-the proud prowess of 'her arms. Stri
from our literature the grandeur and beauty England ha
thrown around it and it would almost be like a barren
waste. To what high degree of embellishment it beam
possible under the inspiration of pens like Shakespeare's
Milton's, Dryden's, Pope's, Southey's, Byron's, Goldsmith'
and Tennyson's; rob the profession of law of the writing
of Blackstone, Bacon, Coke and Bentham; take from th
pulpit Jeremy Taylor, Thomas a' Becket, Bunyon,- Wes
ey, Whitefield and Spurgeon ; from the realms of fiction
Fielding, Smollett, Thackeray and Dickens; from the do
' main of scientific investigation, Newton, Herschel, Har
vey, Tyndaltand Darwin; from the field of political'econ
onmy, the long list of names from Adam Smith to Herber
Spencer; rot) from the eloquence of oratory, the names o
Pitt, Burke, `-'hteridan and Gladstone; blot out the name,
r of Hume, G(bbou and Macaulay; efface from memory tthi
iphilanthrrplc eltort of Howard, Cobden and Wilberforce
strip from the -p6m[, and pageantry of war" the names of
('l'omw1ell, CliV1e and Wellingtou ; and Sidney Smith and
Nelson, and aowhole galaxy of other names that gave lustre
to English arms on land and made her mistress of the seas
and what mlud could measure the loss? It would require
a huge volume to hold the names of the men-who have
given to England. imperishable fame and pushed to the
front rank of nations this little sea girt isle.
In Florida was founded the first settlement of the new
world. In 15.13 Ponce deLeon landed and began the build-
ing of St. Augustine. That has been 383 years ago-nearly
'four full centuries. If a tidal wave to-night should sweep
over the state and submerge it beneath the waters of the
sea, what would be its contribution to the history and pro-
gress of the world in all or any of the departments of hu-
man effort? -What would we'leave behind us to tell the
world we ever had an existence? Where onr historians;
where are our poets; where are our novelist,; where are
great pulpit divines; where 'are our Horace Greeley's and
Henry Grady's in journalism; where are our great sol-
diers; where are our great philosophers ; where are states-
men; where are our jurists; where are our political econ-
omistc,; where are our inventors; where are our scientific
'investigators; where are our composers; where are our mu-
sicians; where are our orators; w h ere are our pain ters, and
sculptors and architects; where are the names of great men
and great women who have registered their names high on
the scroll of fame? Echo answers, where?
Of course we remember uirh gratitude and appreciate
the services of Richard K. Call and his compatriots wh6
participated in the early Indian wars; Parkhill and his
brave followers at a later date; and Finnegan, and FEnrey,
and Bullock, and Perry, and Dinkison aud Keenan, and
others, whose valiant services lent lustre to southern arms
in the war between the states, but none of these names
will godown in historyas Napoleonic masters in the science
of war.: Though my friend, Capt. Bill Kendrick, known
inu my section,of the state as the "original Florida cracker,"
who *as a playmate and friend of the great Indian chief-
tain. !ufornm.3 mae ih ct Osceola exhibited srategy and skill in
the disposition of war- that would have done honor to the
great Captain of France!
We owe to it our race to record a different story. We
r;.ereetten#9e f1l blossom of .himanity 'Ouir4," ay ,r.















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THE AP0Il % -,-
-ka ,t ,11.1 G!!v 11".' CC, ;PtM-) i[, e.i. ++tis Le +b~+A L, do ubt sane Wives a rtq .

u t, *;,' ; ., 'f. a .. h:,,a R d h o .i ri"a1vht toa r i grbt to ,,b
;, .. ...': ', ..+ ; t- ,0 s o m=^ = % ;;lr
nyIJ~ ~ 'PIF altl.l vlt,[l ,A a!tI," , i : ,hu"OWiY I'i}~ 2lh ;irit, h-i! solyle husbandn lds ,lire lp ,Y1r
":.a I h tr ,, .h ,,r ',, +,lJ at.'. ,,- 1 I: | und th e ...ti e i" .r '1;1 ii t s, and l" p*i*
L. a 1,IA d h witit lhieh Nv~i~es L.uf u p )wi~hthtlem is a CO n+V
in.1t4 1 ,',, u4 t ,',I l,. i ,'l % ;I4.ttl,,ll,, + I ,1 1 jo:- i in the to tnlethat women are im m easurbly superior
li ,,i 'l..%. '1. I'_ ,, 11, ;t.),)tplll) f'Th2 ,, ;h-, unconl- possess the nobler beatitudes and vnatiues. It
ry queraole will, while.,ih,,',, hl d,-" it lin.- iI,,nl-,,Ifal the ages;. teen a wonder to rne that the divorce courts
en and which, with asi-1,01-0., 1 4 i- !1-1 filh ,-,uries b' usierthan hy are. r' That they are not, is be
an toil and achievement, sil lvex- a r-,.. .,.] V its busy man's ieekness, forbearance and pride, antd
ir industry, I iiil- i.,, nature fa-'k:' ill,:7 vh~iiiL, seit,,sse has not, (,-- fplairts enough and amplejustj
ize life nmore pirodigally with its 'il:,. l, %% a Rhr inspire- t think that tilt, namby-pamby allusgioijs
- e: finn fromt th( fountatin lights of f.-,.of1t, and follows poliLiOianS, generally speaking, are anything -:4
in- knowledge, like I T ill kill-_sta r, "beyon Ilt, tyrnosl;hotu(ld ,3linentary. I do niot tUelieve in Inakinq that
ngn of hunian thomvgb~t." /o ornamentsts merely to be petted and admired.
elneeiiltA[o thc, 1lns''ti ae lt-tarer yont place them Oil an equality with Ina,
I-V ILr^ ^ ^ li'Li T Id'^ 1.1 01,1 11p 1 I't

Detcnm111,1 l1h^ Ituvem nt ki: lilt- r11o ,,ot- I I^h10
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,I u -i ..^ n, I : 1 I \ n ,^ ,, i y , i l i i, '- I, -I .m ^ I l -'[,-r, 1" t + '[ l l ] L t, .- ; I I ,
f-II w,'Iu tl" ,, I II h r iti.t. '-I *t n i W e t em;i f h ouses are. to beh buil.t; h, men shoul d I ,

,y t N ,, 1 thu ";, I', 1 1. ,' with 1;1 11 and n i lk bat ules are to be foughni. e should t i g t the
'I;"lk-Ill Iil. '1'.." Ii. i i .) :,,i,.r I i-and] (1 % -. ha ve h.eno teili eve il great, bi g, d ble-jointedi strong
o>. 1, 7 ,"-, ,g tr14 Eirr n ,ak.,- ,.,,, bodied young Y men monopolizing all thb so
, 1,1 :. k. ',: ..;.. \,, ,i :t, places -n the bu mess world They should I,,.
,:I 'I 'i) i I -.I.. I.1 m ;>d.. 1, r. I. <,, 'h "1+r~ h.-'',b..- l 1,.'' t Ill;',,r l,..t td lld a th
,r- i t, o; W.: I 1 iA,-5 aI.-c-;,lo Il ,I.!Ali,; % 1.-II 1'N"I
,I t111- ": ni ,n ;I un e n s u
!I it aml -,elld I,,.reo..uuidling dl.. il the .eell-,Pl-lk-t\%iih that young women ar'e more reliable and iudt
his rvvr:. ,Iealu-I J!,,..-n \Ve havt\e, iiiiihila.tt, t .I,.tce young men. They don't drink beetr; they do
,:h_ aud bit\e hlI,.,e ~tt.-eeldoIh- O tivr' Wolt.gether; \wt-,:an bacco; they don't smoke cigarettes; te ,,tit-'IlIl
ttil ll.,ut,,hau~l,,t'tll,\'.t-,Vl ft'r 11. 1 )SL -113-1allt -,, n ante;- they don' t waste their leisu-ehbouirsin r
I..r; ilg nl" tD- he git-,III-1thew lVl.,; Weh 1112k, I Ilth,-tars and don't paint the town red at mid-night hot
e l lt,.l k o thi" t n'l,..,.,t ti,, u -lt It,; i-\' e11 i .B,.,, tla Be it said to her praise that woman adorns 2
c,1 ctuit- it th-ir tr.\v.l, through luiu s lPace. -V: have and sweetens and brightens every occupation.
le- \\t ig2h e,:l au ,1I l a-u~t,I [l t e l-la ue t-, au wt [ I le t e -:111 11 in young m en w or th x m l s a d i i s e
a ha ;l-ucts; with [ht. i -1e f a ll ,,:0nt ,li.Ivtto'ritns in I:ll,,,,,ra- pathway of life. "W while carvinv"for herself a
is. Idlly %%V- h-a\e u:ha' t(:,- human frame'ran.4pau:ttal~ltdAL -II I tiny she will, like Joan of-Are, be an inspirat!
bi- 1,1Lit:Ve 14a1,11 _, t t~ll.11h O CVU'L' dkei.-Ill'-1eat eI~. the aget ,f Ke- men and will lift th~em up to higher planes of
hI, thttio l~th laill Lit., lnger t,, a Lidtl h. =_ -W' wider fields of us fulness,
1' wa nt .you to p~ur \voutt lf in td~cli with th e i'.itellec- l e fi d o u8 u n s-,
rh Iuaantipil~sl it-)IL sfi .u~tkyOUthe d tiuA with thle. tele"A lady with a lamp shall stand,
!h al activities that ..k.th.In the -reat history of the land
'1, It i't k ntIe ti't l Ie,\; paq'(cd a ,:ris -Ph't threrit-tl the A noble type of good,
th ,. -,, o'r i n P.I ,n d" Ih i (. t;.- ve lr'lu eul t. -B u l1e e l c ,V eillilu l |].lt i's I -eroic w om anhood."
it 0till i til, bt r... 'I li- hI.[ : *<[i j "i e: ;ne-, But w whatever betides; whether ye be m et
6r teint A tid, r .: l -' ix-a\ litn .' 9_ .g r. 1 Ls- lil. '-.th e swin e futi ,la- M ore than a h hundred years ago there w as i
. .. -o l "^_^ ^ere tha:t ieriiiita in the Ihistory of this cou tltry as the "dark da;
,tb a ;'_ii'',!', j t' hiii K i hd 'tilii t '. ,it'," t ...it-.l ;4 ith o u t a n y g a th eri n g c lo tu d
I h"*lle iv r- Iit ,u..- I-, 1 le,., vt" r l Lord M !c;iI ntu'' I.i'l~iji-:- i'r,-vailed over the land. The ti
Id- %tlrrh[ihI1' 11 -"t 1 I 1 -;5 us 6i f rop[ i- I -. lI-I ,I.,, ri': _-.I, ,,iid ti .u perstitious fran tic w ith ex(
11.- gIrftgt7 t !. ,.,,n':z,:,, it I I, I t rod th at th e old stage coach
es'. e: ut of.,1 t',iil, t I ['""'"t ;,.. ti- L.-, ;ua (l w iien on the outskirts
:,I -np It-.Il- | l I 3 6t' I.tl...r,', rig p h U n ill ,. t ir e \" hii i.. u.1 .ii *i .t ry b ug ie h la sts, ju st a s th e h
'" IW ',r. at et' -. Illi It I..i l.,1: 11-.1|111 pY t tif i l it'l th e.-t ,ld 1,,.,, i ,,u iiiiin .... in th ick dark ess. T'he
In orl',1. I. t1 Ill. !fil w ill ,',),. w li, N e-Iw E: ,t li v,., i \ I, LI.- tru m p e t o f G a b riel a n d ra i
r y I : t tii i '. i i i n .-..1 l l i [> I v r '1 'n i .- i i o ,l a; i t h 'k o i .J: ,rud- \ '\ m ,'-- : l ,i i J t ,,I I I e ..h u r c h e s f o r s a f e t y A t t h e s a
i %' w ill I.' ,. .P OO, 11-1h Ill I l l. .-t Lie aList l witi i w ith ,1. i-' a i-l. ur :, il .ssion T h e m em b ers sh a r
d : i tt i i.i-. Y .i \\i'll ha ve yiu r M~tul[t t- r , aud B i r'n L r- h t" +h ,- i" l~ h -.-, h. lived th e fearful d ay of ju1
haiii And hi h M,.,. iu,_ .hi.v.tci..i In1 E rm iugha.ii- lItui- r't-:illy Lt hitu .I. It was at this m om ent, that ,
till d r 'e d l' tI i Z!.-1h[,I, i ; t I'- ., | llJ a ; ,tIurl. l Ie be *-. e tilu r- i 'l ,T,. I I ,. ,?l : Ln a d r u g g e d th a n th e b a la n
o u t L f w7 .!4! 'I i t..- ,.,.n i tr,r.itil t i ,- s\ w I fa irly l. i, ; li t .. 1 t,1 itl t Ilh I 't- 1 b e tru ly co m e h e w a n ted t(
a .: to Ill l>- t. Tli l ,,t tl -u ,.-h ".[ P s Ir n> lh e U II l l il;s 1 ,, t ,.; ,I ,,fI a n d th e re fo re m o v e d th a t
ud Siatr.i ill 1,:t'. t,., .1. it th >;.',..,,rpe' ol e iiesi eeu ur.v', It', Ih*ht ih1 a h,i t ^ house proceed with its reg
li e i t u It (.,f ill l w l- h y 1,.i .t ,, ,I ,l d e li 'i "a u e B U t y I'u i ] ,-
hy 'rea i a t1,I nty \ i-h1-w ar :t. t w a nr, a ud .a n()ot hell,I f r- --;..f,>- ]ini' t,, Ih is incident in a letter to h
Jau bo ,ling tile ivi rs[." et l ,,,int ,l t,- tihl heroic attitude of this old 1
of M I-i ,:a u lay '- I "- d iiti ,,t i l:h .al d y u ,p( 'u .. T h e I ti l..'i, I, ii rl eo\i .I. r oi,'l ,ose to ob ey p resen t d u ty
dom ain has alrr-idly n.tw-u s pvi-,t away.. ga nt;,: m ,,nu,,,- [)itIS, lUV -,i,, i- the sublim est word in on
of lies and tru -t.4 L t1 hiv le n bL uilt up V are (',,Jlrol'Oil l ,,u ," In -VZtu I ,i,-)I inm ore than duty ; you should
)e w~t h trii t.-A tt h a t h 3 .v t hI ,I-It, g th a n d th e a r, a ,:o u ld a to ,'I" 1 ,. "
ert. solve the uew I'If,,tJD 't,) hi,.;h we are, eiug re-ii.-tlt-i v T hat i- ny invocation to you young peo
us hurried, you .v tin g Lt-t l v,- asdellc a nll i tli .-Iulta nIght.
"Lisk a- fever Irit-d twi- IIJuI;| l' ,:-ulie.i a v |jI li[ _It It ,id I I liet away up on the sum m it o
n : ^swV iUAU;!''*' i'm ql~ ~u;l lq-3 la-.k 1. n%-ei- I i inioiitniii- Lt f'ilii-,' raindrop may be blown ei
eA gate the ( rldt-.J l, TtT ,i n,,w 'Ve X "I u ly a .e. Ud ,I n-I Itl U t.i,- ".ithr-st zephyr. Som etim es a b:
ig ,-idle ra ct l .?;- N <.ti~ i ni _, :o ,,,,.I ,,,n iji e o lf h a N ,)tlliU , <,^ ",* : ,-t it ;, l-'.-\ iil.n-, s ((,w a rd s th e setting g su n a
Uy ,pa -.1i, t norof ir,-idl ,.ea. T har, tog-t,-l' iviilh i.,I:tii Znai.; *-lf '.ittl Iiuu lr -d drops and rusheson to the N
ih a t. lki b een t",o, I. ,t' the l.,e r o- ,f 1u r i. tit i e iu .I C ,.hlitu i I,!,iI, r i ioi, ge d w ith th e w a ters o f tl
ru be t" l i h a t t hn .-i 'e a r t id s^ t o al l ,tu tii m a ,Ii t hi t^ r i v .r ~ i, h ,- ti _n , n 1 t o fi n d a h o m e o n t h e b ,
t1 I t hiugtaioapp :-. r q uii e I, j I .- ell, e\y _hLi.j c'viee u tm.jE I rr= l-, T ", gr T rS= u'.,. L t t., :.-l-ni Ly ii- u. rse of destiny is changed, a
al. ttl aUy e ,)t-Ti , e1 .\vnr, ,)uee itsi[l.-dl ,, i,,,lli,.tIl I-r,'--ud r''--,]. i-i*:,irried to the Gulf and even
'r, d, .li |]> l[ b t ta n e .f, i > t:llj i ns he l l ie-t Io r adl ,) e it it 1 i';' t .l' tIh r ,,iu n -,, b illo w y A tla n tic .
tIie IIhmt-'or t'h t rei, 'i -lru ..ii -> er,. fi e though t inju twt 'e-, 3",,I ,: Ir tnijds, the slightest m mistake it
it], ha .d hL e rt-do np h nlm m id kut-4 th at he llal i ud 'i ,>u t htiiiv ,f vI r .:;] _.r s-m ay ch ange th e en tire
le- w ,uld lie revt.r-i.d ilien lie w aL righrly n In r ,,.I. I n y ,-,r -i,-'. -\ -11._.!e step m ay carry you to fa
o rd,?r to l -e r igh tly' u ul-i-..i 't, ,.h lit? a Vf pe, h lp ,o ile t,, ini L ''\t-. n, ,M'I- i uul ti. y >in n ,I sh a m e.
I h im from njl pl,, u t-. ,," v i-, a Iha t Ih.t T nM ig h t n[if- ( =r- ',,.: c. .. --r', mi d nation com es the m om ent to d
' ,d m i s ta l n d .(.*ll l l l t f ,,l' l ,\\ i li g l i' A 4 f u l a l l e g oir y t o i ,, "*ll i .. -, ... ,r ..o w it h f a l s e h o o d fo r t h e g o o d a n d e v
rd m ist ke ,1 eit lf f,- *- i *g b_ ul aleg r to -*i'. 1 -.1.ir: '. n*I*ew Messiah, offering each the to
il- -4ho w how | L itctlyi-l t( ) ra n fa l.-i-kt-It l l- s : ..i.,n rt- t .= .' .. '... :-e one hand, and the sheep upon tt l
N C t Ale .ri le ,W .tl'I i lCI, h e I it|, O n 1 :pt rt e I 'a iI'h t ur. -, \ IJ u ,. : r. .. : .*... I .. fo re v e r 'tw ix t th e d a rk n e ss a n d t
"a rid de .lared l th i, y- a n...I 1 ul.ject e hh.i.u kir,- Th. t I th ,.ii ,-,u geologist, H ugh M iller, has
d a m w h o Oc o u l ti l 11 iit ilu.m e ,.-t.lh r. 'f i i g .:l ,_',:t- ,I E ",i.I ; "' "i t -lr-o 6 ,1,:t,, th e p e b b le g o e s a tte n
w hat h'e c;,.Li-id ,-rrd !ir ,.,i t exl,,i rt -, I'm au i Seit hii rL:,i -\. 'Ili,- I-.-l iLz rock leaves its scratches on
rk -lo 'eX at>R lm th e lI i.' .tu rc '- iI' i :lt- i -t X- t ti it, Int lt. it i li ; i h ,- r l',,=r ii ..*h n nel in th e soil; th e an i -
w.4 s g r.,n. T he .,-,rva n it L', Ilru l>.d to th tfug u Id -;,ii! :. 1 ti- r;' the fern its m odest epit
"V p-itr mn aj st8 y ,. ill,..-- |i turt- i, greeut -g li n ai the I'r,-It i,..l; th.. r'..liu ,r p m akes its sculpture in th
%AS, fro agtiot f to e full dte 1d -:'pring-tlim e. irl eu not so, y-,,u r I, f.,.,a i| it, ihi -Li'}w or in the sand, but prin
-servaut.i* ,illiu -, Lio tIl live till tile trets Il aL' n." t, :i'-, I .1i1r ..," 1,- litiug, a m ap of its m arch."
*e. That the'kipg ,tulght iho a tr-,l l ri fIl-t sl .right, A -. ,,p liI ,t ou m ust sow. So see tha
seun t odif:-x ,vru*i o-.r t-i Ervant, and tihe "!^ ^ I-,d- ,.'1 il .,-' I -,i"i that its fruit m ay'en 'c
hitm .the p;iture,-atnd hlie color wa-ra lte., I k if Ilit h i, I ;It l t- ,I you m ust begin early. T
thesatV a utI re tIu ri e d to i t n1a1t .1' a ,.1.i iI Ia',tl.. a. 'ur it -,h.. nIli i 'ii :- of the w world h ave bee ta
lj thf ..i 't,.1nrg_.ii .tUa...u 111 i- *' ',4_ f., :'.: I,,- ll"- .' -.- ,,t' m anhood had been re
.., 11.O^ .(Y ,fl~ f ,-- e le. v,.s ;hall fail. JM' Il [fl 'xci, p ap er :it .:.;; AI- x 6'd- vDo- w ill alw at ys rar
sent a third servant, and it was solid f Kser- the worlds greatest commanders, was only f
3k, vant returned to the king and said ; |Bl! y, the crossed the Bosphorus with 40,000 soldiers;
)c-, picture is blue-blue as the azure Sipr [u^he e is XI1 of Sweden was only 25 when he invaded
not a fleece of cloud to darken --i- UH 1y f it poleon was only 27 when he was comm-.nde
7n, be not so, your servant Is wiingHiI ook upon the French army in Italy ; Hannibal was only
those blue heavens." Andso th^ ^ to send crossed the Alps to measure strength with tl
'Y, one after another, until he had sea B^^Brvants, and ..Rome; ByroU before he was 30 filled the wor
g'g, each reported, a different color. TIe^|p greatly per- sad, sweet beauty-of his verse and Christ finish
plexed, commanded that the artist shouill ing the pict-o scheme ofl redemption at 33.
all ure before him in the palace. And the artist brought the Let us follow the inspiration and teaching
he picture and he showed it to the king, andl behlo.d the pict- and gel away from the achievements of war
to ure was another color-,-a perfect red Au. the king said : the next century brillitntlyvexceptional for i
fill "All my servants h~ve reported falsely; and they shall achievements al ng the paths of peace, where-
nd die! +.'Wait," said the artist, and he showed the picture "The war-drums throb uo longer, and the battle-flags
S.agansntu iOg h itr & ~i re. In a Parliameut of Man a Federation hf the world."
.te "One ofrmy servants has reported truthfully, then," said We want a new birih. We want to see
the king, "and shall live. But the ot[er- shall die." that g01dea era which recognizes the "Fathert
n- "Wait,," said the artist, and he showed tfhe picture -again, apad the Brotherhqod of Man." I believe that
n- and it, was a beautiful yellow. And again, and ilt whs-ft free collie wiilllarglhlaodoti.-
a- a solid blue, r, gain aud again, tilt he went through all the i^H --- iH I H H IH
as, colors. Thre king, more than ever perplexed, offered a re-^ ^^^^^^^^^^H
at. ward to any suthjeet in his kingdom who would explain ^^^^^^^^^^^^
or the mystery of the picture, and tell its true color, declar- ^ ^ ^ H ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ H
on ing that ihe should be received-into the roYal family aud ^^^^^^^^^^^^
have the king's beautiful dauiihter in marriage. "Then," l^^^^^^^^^^^^
Id said the artist, "I claim the~reward," .ad. ; e exhibited I^^^^^^^^^^^
in the picture iu all its lights at. once and thiC-picture was a ^ ^^^^^^^^^^^B
ertrue transparent white. And the.King hi ade a decree that ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ 1
un no subject should ever report upon the i'olf-r. of n picture B^B^^^^^^^^^^
d- until he had seen it in all lights and from a.dldire,.tltin,. ^ ^^^^^^^^^^B
ns That is tihe lesson [ would, invoke nl,,in .vou. I11'you ^^B ^^^^^^^^^^^
t- are right, if you are certain the political! party to which B^ ^^^^^^^^^^B
s, you belong is right, you should not fear' attack, but should ^ ^^^^^^^^^H B
as rather court investigation. To more thoroughly strength-| -- -- ^- ^ ^-- !tese
nd en your faith and equip yourself for a tautest at arms, we see the son of the merchant prince, bank
et you should thoroughly understand the p rigteiples and put- railroad rnagnate and phosphate king, sitting s
to poses of all opposing parries. with the artisan and day laborer; the one taut
n And. don't b discouraged by failure in business, or has no more rights and is entitled to no morn
*s ailre n plitcal reigius r mralreformation. Re- than the poor boy sharing his desk, and the la
g member that the man who comes out on top is not that he has just the same rights and is entitle
et always the victor. :Let me ask in this connection, Who privileges that are accorded the rich lad who
!p are the. victors? .Was Morse .or the Congress who side. Thus, both .being put on the same nlane.

is called1him a "crank" and refused him an appropriation to ing inspiration from the same fountain source; it
n test his discovery which has since revolutionized the pro- to ine that it must create a bettertruer, strong
e gress of the world; was Columbus oB the courts who citizenship.
9, scoffed at his theory; was Copernicus or those who com- Teach the child the spirit of independence
's batted his wonderful astronomical discoveries by calling in him the spirit of ambition, and he will ripe
:s him a "heretic" ; was Bruno or those who subjected him which Sir William JonfVs says constitute the tru
e to imprisonment, insult and death; were Xerxes and the a state- "high-m minded men," and will make us
s- victorious Persians or the little band of 15partans who Well-rounded, full developed patriots. Like-
], bravely fell at Thermopylae; were the Prtssians or the ear The generous soul!
)- of Cardigan who led the desperate charge of the "six hun- Who owneth brotherhood with either pole,
r- dred" and made the plains and frowning hills of Bala- Stretches from realm to realm his spacnus mind
t- klava immortal; was Emmett or his accusers; was Dives Aodsguredo'serwerlo n theearh umanfd,
* t or Lazarus; was John. the Baptist or t~l* younz woman And stands the guardian Patriot of the world I"
O woo had his head brought to her o t hcliger; was Socra- And as the fruit of free colleges and free
s tes or his judges; was Pilate or Christ? kAre the world's crease and ripen 1 .do not .despair of the republic
e, .victors the scoffed and persecuted investgators and "re- the highest confidence inW thesovereignty of m
, former" of thought and "revolutionists' "'",,iconoclasts" his capacity for self-government. I believe tha
f of opinion, orlthose who have balked /their efforts and eration is going to place man on a firmer pede
l stood as blocks in the path of progress?,,,-,- higher pinnacle than he has yet reached. I b
e Never yet, the founders of our government built better
Shareof truth was vainly set' than they knew. I rejoice in the belief that in
After hands shall sow the seed, ada, and Mexico, and Yucatan, and Central Am
e After hands trom hill and mead, Cuba, and all the adjacent islands around us, wil
e Reap the harvest yellow, admitted into our glorious Union, and that the
But having said so much to the. young men, what stripes, baptised with a new birth in the blood of
v shall I now say to the young women ? will peacefully and majestically float over a free ]
Formerly for reason.satisfactory to themselves our fore- and contented people from Baffin's bay to the
fathers in the;United States, and especially in the South, sea.
circumscribed the sphere of woman, and but few avoca- And I look to you young men and young won
tions were open to her, andit was regarded unwomanly complish these glorious achievements!
for a woman to venture beyond the precincts of the home,I
This is so longer. We see women now entering the legal House to House Visitation f Sundlay Sch001 Wo:
and medical professions; their voice is heard from the Teexctv ointeofheMrnct
platform; we see them at the desk and behind the coun- TheAexecutive committee of the Marion co
ter; we see them handling typewriting machines and the following
telegrap'i keys; we see them at the printer's case and the all Sunday School workers of the country, u
editorial table ; in some states they are school commission- pressing need to try and follow out the plan on t
ers, and hold other semi-political offices, and in all these toned : OBJECT, To show the world the Sunday
avocations and professions, they are acheiving success and
putting the young men to the blush. for tiem. To show an interest In the welfare
Now, I have the highest admiration for woman. I bow man, woni-n and child. To exemplifyithe press
With profound reverence at her shrine, I would do noth- mand of I he Great Teacher, to go forth and teach.
iing that would rob her of the modesty that makes her the tions. Tim METre)D, On May 2d, 1896, we wa
superior of man. I pay humble and respectful tribute to
the wife and mother. To me no sweeter picture exists on person in aries county to be invited to attend(
earth or in heaven. The home is the holy of holies and be- School. We want the different schools, workers
fore which all nations, chris-tian, jew and heathen, right- mittees to arrange their plans that the entire fie
fully and properly, p:ty their most uaered genuilections, covered on this day. Call on citizens, invite then
It is the place were the heart is cultivated, where the af-o
factions are planted and blossom in full healy, and where day school b e prildent, kind and courteous. E
the tendrils of love are, taught to twine themselves around co-operation of Superintendents who will take up
everything noble'and. generous in hmmamitk. I would not promptly and see that every person in Marion
destroy toe sweet influence of the home Doi, ary oft he at- asked to atted........ .hi pa.. .....ridS
tributes of its presiding genius. Nor do I believe that, en- . .
larging, woman's sphere of usefulness will do this. I be- day School Asociation has authorized this w( rk
lieve in the dignity of labor. I believe that woman dig- duty demands it. At the meeting of the Associa
nities, purties and ennobles everything she*1touches. be- will be asked for a report of your art of the
lleve we should teach our daughters that 'aatchring a hus Sevns pesdet;. CGovsserear;We.
band" should not be their chief and onty'aim in life I .8tevens, president; H.C. Groves, secretary; W.
havy nothing specially against husbands. J Some are well MIss Anna Sharp, Ambrose Bullen, J. D. Lytle, J
enough and quite hantdy to have in the house and about Ion, Marion County Executive Committee.

.-' on, Jama7s E. 1e2rrniaer 3Oca: HIs
a! .* -iiar for coiiua-- s.
DeLeon aSprings, V-,.lu-ia County,
|Fla., April f7.-n(peci:il ) Th-e H'.
James E. Alexander Ila-- ,,It-1ueI bhi
campaign for the noh~inati.iio.t..flhe
democratic party tfor CO f-in ,--- I'r ,m this
In a speech delivered hero he gave
Strong arguments in favor of the con-
stituiional right (if silv(er to trfe access
to the mints upon an equality with
4,"l'i ;1.1 for the right of the people to
-ipr,-i. Ii..n from thle trusts and moiaob,
l.,,I ,- .1l the hands of the United
.,igtiC- g,,vernnti t. H ]t had a811 in.-
|ieuse! a ldieUce, weho listened to 'hi/n
Lwitl ..1.. t(ieutioii,,one which was
i',.'[,]'.--ii[.it1\1i. inl i'ts character and
|1-'.,Ilil 1 from all parts of the county.
T'lh, t,. -ting, which was presided over
by MAr. A. .. Stegall was in sympathy
with the speaker 'from the start to
finish. He was -enthusiastically ap-
plauded and was unanimously indors-
ed by the audience.
"Our district," said Chairman Ste-
gall "has been betrayed by Congress-
man Cooper, and proposes to send a
man to congress the next time who
can be relied upon as proof against
the peculiar blandishments_ which
some men find around the white
house."--Atlanta Constitution.- 1'

- I *"PubkN ic School,

: Before proce-vdint; -wV6 iii ,, regular remarks T desire to
sa'y that I aLm very gri' .l ,.,-,.I to be with you d ibi-s
'- occasion, aud eipeveiIliy it iI,.' :,.I|Iacity which I come. I
-. base a very warmn spot in my hleairt and a most tender
place in my' affctions f6r youlc.ha'.:tifttl little city. I.was
",'frought uplami e,'AL 5your]'<,_ l<-. I ca se iuto your m idst
att a very tender age; and, w rtt the .-;-'eli'i of a bro*h,--,
!-- buta little (pl,l-r thuait ,,.etl', aud itntm ivuhm I was sepa-
.:ted, I did. not have, s(; t'ai as I know, a relativeoin the,
worldand ce,'i.tiily not a (I-,liar; thus, being brought up
.--. amongst you a poor lad, 1 n%-. in a position to know
whether or, not the "milk of human kindness" flowed
through your veins, and i take great pleasure and pride in
stating that I do(0iot believe that there was ever a boy- in
+ any community of Ahe same size who numbered more
*" friend.r than I nutiubti.-rl or was the recipient 'of mor6
S Ies. 1 believe tl,-re was never a community in the
"'world who boa-ited a ru-.,'r generous, noble-hearted people,
or a greater uumiber (if I.-,spitable, christian homes. There
ar "i ^* ae namessttll here that I shall always reniember with
-,' love and affection. "*
*". r I shall uot Jtope ",, please you with flights of oratory, or
any oratory at all,., make no pretensions along that
line, sn I sh all t:rav", v'' ir i' u d, ilaftv e tfill defe ,ct. that w ill
appear obvious to y,,i, % l % it- 1 -h111l endle-.avor to enq'e
V yourattenitionuwith the -lii -,:t iu:ti,:r I ha\e? thought all-
propriate for the Ot_..i-,n.
W't; are told hIv lphil,,-,,l 'i1r- tlhit n,,thiniv in this w orld
.-is great but.- ;nid anl tiitt 1)1.1-iA i'-4 ,,u.\ g'it' In In iuil--thait
s u b tle a n dt in v ,i' ib le ft'_r %% i i. I W, i h in f ,.,,u l
other created thiiiu-- tlwit unk i ,t\\lb "',,.in,- hilm" \\hit'h
enables him to chii el t u ii uti itit:,gi,. ,.- r..tl a.us to al'ul,).Pi
b reath e ; to tran sc et' o n lt u \'%nIa .- l.-tu ri c- j,, lif like as t ,.,
almost.speak; that stprene e i'-eit' 1 i t I in mau) whicb
eludes the covetou-4 gr.s.p Of kiugQ; tli UMOiilholy ,,f aris-
t l.iy ; t h e i n sa ti a te g r e ,- o f w i- ; al t h a lj ,i w h i ..h ik tl i -
.itlo e( Bl i i h o f-nctlm o n h e rit aeL ,f ., l th e -,,.,',I'e o f
ex^- j eji ry ffi,6 and _" of ever y A'lrae; and that hli :,, through th,
l.iani'l ftfes olt UiR pnat, no.ted 9as Un intipration
Sa -)neS si.TiV ih.'r,-r :' i-ontrn initl eoinmon
Il't I enl. 'l -i.t' 1-'' ,I' 1 k In i- h a inl-t I ithe
I, a1 1 ,r l hr i n i "n .. H ihl r t i ,o n e a d i i t .t- ,i t ,o
;i'e~aql h.?-.zln i fr,.einwi lo It h l e,.,-tltte.
^'left:t tS I l') tr 110 11.1 1 al. ii d li a rly 1 ,, a ll
ds:111 that em \ I,...
o,. mx..;r- .,I d.,. .1.
)n I ,,l -i i 1 :. rF ni.i Ih .[, %, i
i l~ i n g 1f ( ,f i e v -e ik %%,) \ l l k n o w n n s- l -o .ml e r '
in'or Qitren ,l"t El,,_gItt,,I 1171' -,, nanny.% hJinlg SUL.-
; ake q .,eare? W ha-t H. Ing- Of F ra,11 t.e ha.; 'o( filled
HOrld with hisa e af 4 V,.lt.ir.' a4'What Emperor of
BiB11g .as left -,-) l'tstill-; a1 Il]l] t'v- 01.1 in inki Id t- C('oufu-
l .lU 'he ttre an iry ofr ,.TIral-- %%ill su trvlvo' (lhe m aerial
pl r o f A tlie n -i h ti t- d,-: a -.i n a tit n , Sto ta u t in a y
-_iH.e. in to ru in,3, 11u1 l I lrl-, tlie ,n,-t of, h unjan ity w ill
hBy g'.ho ld a n ic h e ill h u n t, n !tll'(l:ti ,,ii .. G rea t a s i., th e
r,'a f W asr hinato a, Lind J tters ,-o ,, and, M adisi,,, aund
B ,oroe, and Jack-on, and Li -.lii, and ( ;rant, ntd (_Cleve-
od.their's will not S ul'\ive IrviULm'., anid I i.,>U 'elhow",
zowell',A, and E i el.er->-n's, tIh I f-ll'.inade though utn \'er-
elected Pr.iAdentl of ir.\InI ian literatuni'.
T hlae fruit of the iiiellk.-..t ia I e l i' erlyvuf all th1 ages.
a'^ It is a part ofaud belong to he iuitiuite. It outlastsal.
'' forms of goverumnr t. It Aurvive.; all huinit n ilittitulious-
; Of all mundane things it alone ik impt-rishable and iutdel
?, structable.
t Burns baa beautifully said:
"The ch'iu lA'OI th pn,;u
The lau cr Whfe', -Iu,
L, The r1 ir 'ihjnr irtriLI-'n t h'f\ lii '" 1 0 M -11
,"' .,.. ., ,-- -V rh 'iT I;, '>:lj',r- -h,"'l.lrl l ,=-m -
,A U d 1- 3-e ; 8 11.J 1 1.i: .,
fk '''t" lh. 1r Th IE.' 5' t :UId t 1-;. I- ,1h,.r 1' a. r3u-1
,!._ E verything else i. -1 li, -ct titl ..y aud. n U-It eventually
'ingle into dust.
A" ., r I, he gr)ve-. Uil,.,Lt which diie 4Xildli..U ,1 Israel hung
- X*^Q n e i L'. h a r |p h a v e l Ln g .i r t d i .i:t[ ,l ,, :: lr ,- I ut [ lih e i t tlf ic
7 ".;.:+-s n d e red u n lhe i i ni.-tL' U n1Le ntsi -t ill 1t rlu h a n ,Id ,,tir ih e
' -'** hears ofe the ,Jew%% l 'pei10l^. 'P "lh .,t('.itn- i- forever
L -' -" '"lost, but the lun (.If "Dixie" %%IIIttfiill the heart of
..< S o u th e rn p eo p le w ith |.,;ea :-: nt ,tnj l [ litl ioii ,:, e m oltio n s.
t % utlet nWe retuirn 10 t, he .lews. I ,* -Ire1 t.) i.al! 1-,uriat-
->- tedfI on to lhe;r intulle,-tuAl vo.ltrihuti,.,u to [he W-ihd.1 anid
4 .. .**J- A 31.1 ta p oi t elII hrlUyji tnraUc ; I ion ith 'y h1:1'- eulighleuell
A-.." 5" tiy^& tellect, kludl,-d t.\ th,.-lr ftitth, :Indl enntLl,:h.h by
tt~ir i] ti'' all thie nlioL'i otf thI.? earth. Without aun
0 (Ia l goverum ent, s ,.'attereei hither and lthither aver
e. -" ',elke BurSlcjof the globe, their achievements will euduire as.
I1 '1 -t,-. ',a~t-.i .Q--.. -'," .them we see [he ideal, the |iraeti-
l cal, the prophetw,: au.. 4:. ,, -ryal.- 'lie origiuators of
H a world's tratltic autd [he r..),tl1 o 'f a w )o i n- t, riou.
ri; r0.-the aehie\'ev euts of coiU uderce and the .'rTi I.,h Lfi
m mind over matter, flit-, cl.im aud are eutitled 1t a .hare.
. Though. S-.atte-red over the earth aud pler'eecut_-d iu every
l> land, Whe Jews -1tll ainllii1i their iudllvidtlalilv; thIe 4.1l,-
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forget Colby's Art Studio, where only
flrst class and artistic work will con-
tinue to be done by
W; A. IRVINK, Prop.,
Ooal&a I&,.

Ofl>'eand watrereoms Ki;, ,,ppik>.lte l'AunD n
Purchase our make, which we
,..uarantee superior to any sold
South arl thereby save

County Judge. Ocala, Florida
L N. GKEEN, l~jang2

union Block. Ocala, Fla.
Sunaor Law Lecturu.
July I 'to September x, iS 6 ur students and
pnuctitkom 2. 7th year. For catalogue, adarvto
R. C. MKUSceay
3 17 4t P. 0. laotCi.V




The busiest and most useful men
are not always exempt from sickness.
Especially are they liable to be at-
tacked and completely disabled by I hat
most annoying and painful ailnent-
Rheumatism. Men in all walks of life
are subject at any time to be seized
with this disease, and besides the great
bodily pain, there is almost unbearable
mental anguish at the thought of hav-
ing one's strength and vigor gradually
supplanted by a condition of utter
helplessness. Under the effects of-
Rheumatism, the strongest men be-
come the weakest, and the most useful
are-robbed of their usefulness.
One of the busiest of Atlanta's citi-
zens is Mr. J. A.LeSeur,tlie well-known
architect and builder, whose office is in
thle Inman building. He has lived
in Atlanta for" years, and some of the
prettiest residences and most substan-
tial business .blocks of the city are
monuments to his skill as an architect
and builder. For'years he held the
responsible position of city building in-
spector, and is also high in Masonic
circles, being now recorder of the Ma-
sonic Council in this city.


C. H. King, Water Valley, Miss., cured by

Ayer's Sarsaparilla
"For five years, I suffered untold misery
from muscular rheumatism. I tried every
known remedy, consulted the best physi-
cians, visited Hot Springs, Ark.,three times,
spending 81000 there, besides doctors' bills;
but could obtain only temporary relief. My
flesh was wasted away so that I weighed
only ninety-three pounds; myleft arm and
leg were drawn out of shape, the muscles

being twisted up in knots. I was Imable to
dress myself, except with assistance, and
could nly hobble about by using a cane. I
had no appetite, and was assured, by the
doctors, that I could not live. The pains, at
times, .were so awful, that I could procure
rht,\i only by means of hypodermic injec-
tions, of morphine. I had my limbs bandaged
in clay, iil-suplhur, in poultices; but these
i4.r.,, temporary relief. After trying
',A ... ,,i., and suffering -the most awful
;i'T .1., I t)egun to take Aycr'sSarsaparill'a.
e /o of two months, I was able to walk
-ipt cane.r In three nmontlisi my limbs
4 i,4.1-I '.. strenghin,). and ill tlhe course of a
(r-!lil was cured. My weight has increased
r t,''. pounds, and -I aim now able to do my
f ful d ay's work as a railroad blacksmith."




exerts a wonderful influence in
-strengthening her sys-ten,, by
driving through the proper chan-
nel all impurities. Health and
strenotli are guaranteed to result
from its use.
My wife was beiridden for eighteen months,
LATOR for two months, is getting well.-
J. M. JOHNSON, Malvern, Ark.
Sold by all Druggists kt $1.00 per bottle.



Now ready to grind corn in any
quantity desired. Always on hand
fresh meal and grits in any quantity
called for. Bring your corn to mill
and buy your wo-)d of
9 27 tf J. G. HAGOOD.

Christmas Aftermath!

Now that yo have been supplied with
Christmas fancies go to .


for a solid and attractive stock of de-
sirable Dry Goods. All goods in
latest styles and prettiest pat-
terns. A nice assortment
in Ginghams, French
Satins and Percale.


From $12 per 1000 at


Good stock, well made, and at fir

G. A. N A'S H.

Ge0. S. Hacker &Son.

Dear Sir;
You are entitled to receive
FRrErE from your wholesale dealer,

D. MclVEK,

SBcst io cent Cigar
The Largest and MNow Cos .
piste SstabushM A$"son"A

lldo0 ad Fancy 61Gl^A Speciality.

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GAI-NESVLLE, FLA. March 3,th, 1896.1
following-named settler has filed notice of
his intention to make final proof in support of
his claim, and that said proof will be made be-
fore Clerk of the, Circuit Court at Ocala, Florida,
on .

Do you want to chew good tobacco?
Chew "Foot Printq." ILook for the
big foot on ever v plug. Wholesale and
stail at J. J. Gerig's.

over Merchants National Bank. Ocala, Fla.


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M 11: i tIi I l h -
T ,- i; ..... l ;.t.-n].]t- ,f F,-ll',,.' h l ,~ rn,-t
and o [ .1 ,Ir h' ,-e- .ih .l r-y, \ W iln h

Mi-s lt.lti I lhowl, wil lcontinne
h(.r s('1o,0l two m,-n1hAIs oniKer. Look
out for a grand eelelhriiou then.
WVhy not llulve a. Ml'y !)ioic al Car-
ter's po,,, ? ),/'t all fs|,-!k at onop.
Hbliip iion vee'ot hie is ite order of
theit'fay. W. W. Mef(ullv Shioped the
(ir,-3 heanq frout thii serio April 1.3th.
MAr. S. ('. Rawls has returned from.
Mareo, where he has been ulpeuding
thee miuter engaged in the truck busi-
Mrs. f. G. .Iayeraft is visiting her
parents, Captain ufn.1 Mrp. &McDavid,
and rnlaited over until after' the C
B. and A. play.
We understand that Blitchtou is
soon to organize a literary society.
Good luck to them.
The C. B. and A. entertainment last
Friday evening was a grand success,
fully two hundred people were present,
and the young people tipped their fan-
tastic toe until the w'ee slna' hoursof
'! he C. B. and A. members are un-
der many obligations to Mr. and Mrs.
Spellman for their untiring efforts in
making the piay a; success last Friday
The members of the C. B. and A.
club extend hearty thanks to Mr.
Albert Gerig for his service, in fur-
nishing music for 'the entertainment.
Mr. Drew Edwards has returned to
liis iome near Red Level, Citrus coun-
ty. We are sorry to have him leave










Will Girdle the World.
Fred A. Sweet, of Detroit, Mich.,
was in town Friday, having arrived
on his bike and will continue on his
wheel to Tampa where he will take
the boat to Havana and write letters
about the war for the Atlanta Consti-
tution, from thence he will continue
his trip around the world on his wheel.
Since last May he has ridden
11497 miles. He has ridden 2051 miles
on a Morgan and Wright tire without
a pumnture. Mr. Sweet came over
from Orange Springs, where be in-
dulgedl in a bath in its floe medicinal
waters. While in Ocala the wheel
correspondent made the Banner a
pleasant call.
Sold Out,
E. W. Welch has sold his Interest in
the Gtuiuesvllle Democrat to Lee Gra-
ham, son of Jas. M. Graham, pr(si-
dent of the Fir.At National Bank of
that city, who is now sole editor and
Stylish straw hats at popular prices,
you will find at Davidxon & Van-
The Democratic executive commit-
tee referred the question of primaries
to the people In Hillsborough county.


23, IMR..

2o. A. ., Agnsw in the Recent Iss'i oi th-
Times-Union Defends Soft Phosphate.
In your iisue of March 81, Mr. Hast-
ings, of Interlaehen, again attacks
soft p!osplhate. [ will reply to his
several statements as follows :
I will allow any one to take a sample
of our soft phosphate, which cau be
sent to (hLe most celebrated .hmimst in
this country, and if it does notshow
miticl.i nore thau one pei;rwent. as Mr.
Hastings states, of available phos-
iliori, aseid, I will pay Ili,, cost of
anal.yis and give $25 to aiy religious
insRtattiomn in Interlachen.
If, afttr the most rigid investigation,
the statenuents of the many farmers in
ml1 parts of the country, who have
written in praise of it, are not found
to be as reliable as any Mr. Hastings
ean make, I will give $25as above. Or,
if Icannot produce the written indorse-
ments of many more than half a dozen
of the most prominent orange growers
in the State, I will give the same
amount to the same cause, provided,
of course, that if I prove my assertions
Mr. Hastings is to give the above
amount to some religious institution
of Ocala.
Now as to proof of its availability,
not chemically, but actually. If the
Times-Union will make the test of
soft phosphate vs. acid phosphate in
germinating seeds, and the soft phos-
phate does not germinate more seed
than the acid phosphate, I will give
$100 to any hospital of Jacksonville,
with the understanding that if I prove
my claims, Mr. Hastings is t') pay the"
same amount to that institution.
Mr. Hastings gives a little anecdote
as follows : "My experience was that
of an Interlaehen orange grower given
to a solicitor, who said 'I do not want
any more soft phosphate.' I will say
this for jit, I do not think it hurt my
grove any." No man who ever in-
vested in Interlachen sand can say as
much about his pocket book and
feelings. A. H. AGNEW.

Mr. Agnew, is the manager of the
soft phosphate mines and works at
Harlowe, Marion county, from which
thousands of tons of soft phosphate has-
been sent to Virginia, Maryland and
Pennsylvania, with satisfactory re-

:.';rt., -,: iil a a "4 hinit7.


I z-.11l be at t,.e f..,]h '..,n .. r, i: Inc!a 6 (lor the
l""i'''" 3 C:' -' F.'ur. r Onr 01. i- p p-
, -r:.n 1' | [a.'*', t I ir )', .l h:'h ,citlrv, lfor
I .l: ^ .il t -L taxc- l,.r --:A ,U,1,. aa euilturi l
, .p..r.6 1 r i .:
r.i.r m ,i ,l.,,,.j . ...i ; ..,r, || .2
,2 .' 1 '* '* .. il p IU
N i.'I;-: q. ll f'.h.i .,*' W",,j d, ) ,< "
1- l ; .; l [ k ,.,].r, ., a I,
Weirsdlale, Thursday ................ 5p1- m -
East Liuadale, Friday In.......
WIVinadale, G Drawdy's *t ,,I oav 28 a 1,>
Moss Blhff, Mouday...................... 3o a m
Electra, Monlay, ...............:.......... i
Grahamville, Tuesday ....... ......... ,-,
Hrooklyn, WVednesday.... ......... April 'i iII
S:,lt Spriugj, Thursday ............ .. .. ..
Kt r h ,Fridax\..........' l *>n
Orauge Spring, ",S.al';rdlay ...... 4 a in
Shady Grove, T"iesday............ 7
Pedro, W eduneday ....................... 4
Suani erfied, .Th 'rsday........ ...... .
Belleview, Fiidav .............. 90
Sa'ntos, Saturdav. ....................... ia m
Blitchton, Monday .............. 1
Cotton Plant. rookt store Tues. "143
H-idtsville, Wednesday ....... 5
Dunnellon Thtnrsdav.. ................. 16
Buck Pond, Fridyv .'".-........ 1.. 17 a R ,
Elnwood, Saturdav.......... ....... 18 a mn
Anthony, Tuesday'.................. 21 a
Fort McCoy, Wednesday .......-.... 22 a in
Greenwood, Wednesday............ 220p m
Citra, Tuesday ..................... 23
McIntosh, Friday 2 4
Flemington, Saturday,............... 25
Reddick, Monday ...................... ,, 7
Sparr, Tuesday... 28
Benedict, Wednesday ..?.9....... ,9 :-
Ocala. Tuesday 5 to May 8th.
March i2th, 1896.
3 13 td Tax Assessor Marion County.
In the Circuit Court, Fifrh Judicial Circuit, Ma-
rion County, Florida-In Chancery.
Adlam Bose, vs. James C. McCaa, et al-Fore-
to the bill filrd in the ib.-,ie stated cause that
James C. McCAA. Ihe defcnda nt iherein named.
is a non-resident ...f the -tate oi Florida, and is a
resident of Rol.in a,.lie IC isisippi, and over .
theage.oftwent OU \ear -. 1 t iitherefore or-
dered that said i.,u.r-tsaent defendant, be and" 'i
he is hereby re.-i-,ird r,: appear to the bill of com-
plaint filedin sai causeon or before Monday.
the 4th-dayof .M.y. A D. iS. otherwise the ,l'-
legations of said bfill will be if Aen as Confessed
t.%, aid ,et'nlfant
It 1-3 lu'rber ordered thati thi& o' 4rd b- 'pb
lished once a 'et k for four conse~rtt weetWin -41,
the Ocala Banner. a newspaper pulrfthed in said
county and state- This, 26thdayofMlarchl8o6&
[L. S.] Clerk Circuit Court Marion Co.. pia.
By S. T. Sistrunk, Deputy Clerk.
W, S. Bullock, S61. for Com. 3 27 4t
k sent my accounts and vouchers to James H.
Hill, county judge o0 Marion county, state of
Florida, as executor of the estate of Hannah W. -
Bugbee. (late Hannan W. H'rtshorn) aud ,pply
for final discharge as such executor.
E. t, BUGBEX. Executor.
March l9th, 1&96. 3 20 (m

''. r. ii..,ii..t~ii ir. rna:i '* '. '."i ....
Adelia N. twXV iLi We- u7rt U1.1 K,) ev
Mr. Taylor, Thuisduy, AY tii i 1t;-to
Anthony, Fla. Thetus h>usr VAaab, u i-
fully decorated with ros(-s, Nie won-
dered if there were any left in Florida.
The-bay window where the bridal
pair stood during the Ceremony was a
bower of white roses a large 8 of
beautiul flowers hung from the nrch
over the heads of the bridad pair.
Rev. MNr.Taylor escorted Miss Ponieroy
to Lhe piano and as The beautiful
nnusic, was wafted through the air Nr.
Earle Swain and Mr. Dean opened the
white satin bands" to let Mi's Maud
Taylor pass through with a satin pil-
low for the bride to kneel on during
the trying ordeal. Misses Emma and
Lutie Smith in white China silk,
Louise Anthony in blue and Edna
Swain in pink came next and formed
a lovely line ffr the groom and his
best man, Mr. Charles Smith and the
bride and her maid of honor, Miss
Gene Swain to pas through to othe
place of honor.
Miles Taylor stepped forward and
placed the pIllow in front of the bride
and the Rev. Taylor iu a very few
moments spoke the words that made
the happy pair husband and wife.
Miss Gene Swain was attired iu sal-
mon colored mull. The bride, as all
brides (to at such a time, looked lovely
in a white silk trimmed will pearl
passementre and exquisite lace pre-
sented by the grandmother of the

I AS1 ^^r" ^ '*a"^.' ."' '' ," '** .*, d
% V" C -..-q

This r:eat c ri. .,. .r- a....i com- V ill
41011o n ? ap, oT. iliI.- 11- Pn' *. ***" V [ t 1
a Wom11111 call c.j 1,ai. n M i. (!. ~
an..thin cl dt 'anable i. i .. .n h :. 1'Can; ||
other ia ,et oril1. T r it 'c-.i....i. ;'( .*..:V *i
CO D D S sFlli I ..': !^K,a-,,.',v.., pli.:t :5ccnts, a
by all grocti ;. Made only I v I%
Chlaaeo, St. Lm.tlt[, N Iv lisi]k, H. B ,, ri,,lnd-!trla,


7e:, ";e /ant '.Lier.
We refer to factories. There is not a
sane man in Ocala who does not be-
lieve that factories, no matter how
small or few men they wou'd employ,
but would be a positive benefit to the
town. This conceded, why not have
them. Lack of capital seems the
trouble. Every proposition of this
kind ne,-'s ui!th apparent .,ii .1
and ev(er3 tllni, is glowiug until- noses-
are counltd ffor the cash capital to pay,
for the necessary stock and then comes,
confusion and failure. Let us remedy
this state of affairs by forming a stock
company with not less than two hund-
red shares, paid up value of fifty dol-
lars. A dollar payable each month on
each share, with monothty investment
of such money paid in until we have
made two or three years payment,
when Ocala will have capital to em-
bark and take advantage of manufac-
turing-interest, which are certain to
assist the growth and development
V-oXOcija. This plan has been adopted
in many towns in tne south during
th'Ipast ten years and not a failure
has come to them.
She Came at Last.
Mr. Carl Elsehner, Ocala's chemist,
has after patient waiting and many
uneertanitie. secured his bride, Miss
Oily Krekler, of Hamburg, Germany,
whom he met Monday at Fernandina,
was duly married and reached Ocala
Tuesday morning and if there was a
happierpair in Ocala that beautiful
spring day with sun shine in their
hearts, gladness in the light of their
soft blue eyes and joyousness in their
youhgsouls, the Banner reporter did
notmeet them. It is needless t i add
Ihe h.,nnerexrten-ds hearty congratu-
laiiou and trusts Ihe bride who came
aort-r the briny deep to meet the man
orf her choice may never live to regret
the voyage..
Stlf adjusting hat bands-some-
ihing new. Davidson & VanEchop.
During the winter of 1893, F. .
Martin, of Long Reach, W Va., con-
I|racted a severe cold which left hinol
with a cough. In speaking of how lie
cured it he says: "I used several
Sgtyr .Jp aa ._, r|,p i t 4,% r.r L "--
lief until I bought a bottle of Cham-
t-rlain's- Cough Remedy, whi-h re-
lieved me almost instantly, and in a
short time brought about a complete
cure." When troubled with a cold or
cough use this remedy and you will








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bride, ros(s were her only ornament%4.
Ir. and Mrs, Su'ith received h:,'--
ongratulations from all the guc6!s
present which numbered about 75.
'hen came elegant refresnments such
s Mrs. Swain only can supply. The
tables groaned under the weight of
ood things and a great mauy guests
ighed because the good things could
ot last all summer, but every-body
Nere happy and enjoyed the evening
nd was sorry when the time came to
ay good night. The flowers, mostly
oses, were sent from Tallahassee,
tarke, Ocala and Jacksonville, and
he house was filled with their sweet
Mr. and Mrs. Smith will not take a
ridal tour until the firstof June, then
hey will go to their native homes,
K.entucky and Indiana and to Wash-
igton and other large cities. At pres-
nt they are pleasantly located at the
room's home in Anthony.
Friday evening Mr. and Mrs. Smith,
parents of the groom gave an elegant
o'clock dinner to the bridal party
nd relatives of the bride and groom
bout fifty were present. The spread
vas elegant. The house was decorated
n red and green and every-thing was
ismerryas a marriage bell; all de(
arted ata late ..-.-i.nniug me bride
nd groom many years of happiness.
A lovely silver tea set, 5 pieces, Mrs.
wain and son, Muncie, Ind. A Dres-
en China clock, Mrs. Wm. Maddy
nd daughters; half dozen solid silver
ea spoons, half dozen solid silver table
poons and a large box of roses and
other beautiful flowers, Mr and Mirp.
B. Collins, Tallahassee; Mr. George
pilker, Muncie, one dozen solid silver
ea spoon s;'.rs..W- Volf. Tamn pa, Florida
liver 1Iudter dish; Mi *s Ella Tydings,
[exic.,. half hozen .-il\vr orange
Pono X.M[a .f.mnn_! I Iines, silver,

;wail Lt&DL*'Vf lovealy echL^ |^^
^arii,'-Monocle,.ve, lovlyc"to'u V^j
b.1F Ooo ,.,onh'>lr -oz-t-iilver kniv
4d, forks 1,nd cat ii -ti;(. Mr. and
rte C. H A,,[|I,,.vi\, ,M,,,,ie, gold
er'qg pon l i; M r. alI M i,". S imn in n s.,
{y., a---I,,' 'lv t:'||'--el'-* c; rpet, laec.
urtalG-ina id ,. 1.... and G. W,.
m it'l, "/ |-, iir',ilh,.i- ,,1' the groom ,
vov>It,\ ;iwiqiile c, *:k hlv,-roont set;
ia tst r 41" the rf,(iti, i.'hlu:i n -et; m oth-
rr.qlll, r -bt.-rry li,,,.n; Mi-ses Pome-
my, Fuller an_ I-',,,-r, a beautiful
nirri in hIra-s franie; Mr. Smith,
Anthony, buun..h -,If ,' .qiiisite white
coronations; Mr.E.. missildine, N.
C., silver card receiver; Mr. Malouey
and wife, Fernandini, silver sugar
sifter, an heirloom of the Authony
family; Mr. McFarland and wife,
Kansas, silver sugar spoon and bItter
knife, Mr. E. T. H-.lveston; cu t glass
vase, Miss Dotlie Smith, Ky.; cut
glass pepper and salt shakes, VMr. H.
C. Klein, Muncie; Delft vase, R-v. Mr.
Griffith, Jacwsonville; sofa pillow,
Mrs. Griffith, Jacksonville, silver
sugar spoon, Mrs. J. H. Dorsey, Tampa
half dozen solid silver tea sro ns, class
mates of bride's mother, Muncie,
lovely doili(s, Mrs. Peikins and Miss
Mitchell, Muncie, cracker jar, Eton
Lindner, glass water set and cake
plate, Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Perry and
son, aluminian toilet Fet, towels and
napkins, Mrs. R. G. Anthony, black
satin dress, Mrs. E. V. Anthony, pair
towels, Mr. and Mrs. C. Haines, Mua-
cie, honlton doily, Miss May Sanford
half dozen after-dinner cups and
cracker jar, Mrs. L. B. and C. R. Tyd-
ings, China tea set, Mr. Frei Chisolni
silver cuff buttons, Mrs. Kendricb
salt dishes, Miss Willie Kendrick, wal
pocket and pin tray, Misses Marthb
and Alice Owens, ovely bound bonk
Miss Meadows, Washington, D. C.
royal Worchester vase, Miss Hetti
Smith, Ky., three hand embroidere(
centre pieces and tray cloth, Mrs. S
P. Anthony, silver sugar spoon, Mr
Geo. Kirk and wife, Mount Verde,
lovely book of poems, Mrs. Brokaw
DeLind, carving cloth, Mrs. and Mis
Taylor, tea cloth, Miss Jolly Dayton
silver sugar spoon, Miss Authony, tw
pair lace curtains, Charlie Driver
case knives and forks, Rev. Mr. Gra
ham, bean pot, can pork and bean
Mr. Dean aud Mr. Swain, bride's cak
Mrs. Meadows. In cutting the cak
Miss Taylor cut thc ring, Miss ]Edcl
Swain the thimble, lits Willie Kend
rick silver chime.


unckily, Thoronirhly
~Four out of five who
s uffer nervousness
mental worry, attacks
of thoblue6, arebut
paying the penalty of
early oxce~sss. VIc
times, reclaim yoou]
manhood, regain yon;
vlgor. Don't despair. Send for book with

explanation and proofs. Mailed (sealed) free
Gerig's $1.50 shoe for men Is
workerr" and can't be beat,


____.-An Affi .avi .
[. This is to certify that on M]iy Hilh,
^^|k.alked to ,Meli,.k's drag store ou a
r'~T .of crutehe( and bought a bottle of
0rruberlain's Pain Balm for ,udam-
p ledBOry rheumiatism which had crip-
/ pied me up. After using three bottles
I amn completely cured. I ,an chber-
fully recommend it,-Charles H. Wet-
zel, Sunbury, Pa.
Sworn and subserihed to before me
-August 1), 189-t.-Walter Shipman,
PJP P, For sale at 5) cents pptr hotive_"
by Anti-Monopoly Drug Store.
--Democratic Executive Committee.
-The democratic executive commit-
tee of Marion county is called to meet
at 11:30 a. in. on Monday, May4, 1896,
Eat the court bhuse in Ocaia, to fix the
time, manner and place for electing
Stdelegates to the democratic state con-
Rvention, to recommend for the ap-
K point men t of a supervisor of registra-
r ion/aund transact such other business
8 may come before said meeting. :

Secretary. Chairman.

Best Jean panra, $1, at J. J. Gerig's
Remember Gerig's corner when in
Calt at [,'i-hefi', for bargain-s in lacer,
and ewt .ripa.
An elegant line of pants at low pri-
B.caisju-l received at Fi-aIel's.

.Gol Medal flour i,. standard. None
better. Gerig sells it.
Chew Foot Prints tobacco for sale by
J. J. Gerig.
arker's horse and tile powders

1 J %r K Hm 0 us. (What wil sne think, -Drew.)
The Only World's Fair Sarsaparilla. The Sutton Fire.
S PILS Cr morning the J.B Sutton
Company seed store in the, rear of
-- McCarthy's store was discovered on
The Florida State Dental Society. fireand ere he fire boys could reach it,
Will hold its thirteenth annual con- it was a wreck. The building which be-
vention at. acksonville, Fla., May 12 longed to Mrs. Gary was uninsured,
to l5th inclusive, 1896. A very inter- but there was $500 on stock, about
estitig program has been arranged, half of its value. The indications
and all the members are urged to re- point strongly to incendiary origin as
ply at once to the president's letter of loose hay was scattered over the
March 21st, 1866, and are requested to shelves and under the stair way lead-
be'present at the meeting. All mem- ing to the loft to facilitate the spread
bers'of the profession are cordially in- of the flames. The stock was insured
vite(t to attend. Special rates will be in Gordon S. Scott's Ocala agency, he
ma~e with all railroads and hotels. has taken steps to ferret out the perpe-
F. B. HANNAH, Bresident, tralor of the vile deed. Some how
:" Umatilla. there seems a fatality or epedemic of
WtS. TAYLOR, Cor. Sec. incipiant fires in Ocala during the
. DeLand. past ten days. We have had half a
%dozen or more of them, but with th-
Save _exception of the Sutton blaze, no ser-
S ions damage was done, but kept the
Paying flre department on the jump. Satur-
]a g day uizbt the station house at Silver
Doctors' Spring_- Park went up in smoke, sup-
211 posed to have caught from the sparks
Bills of a passing engine. Monday we bad
i Ltwo alarms, one originating from the
V% BOTANIC servant's quarters at Mr. B. Areniz,
P S & BLOODBALM but the flames were quickly quenched
by parts passing who saw them.
THE GREAT REMDY Hay, grain, bran, flour, meal and
H "M been through y eteted by em.- grits in any quantity at wholesale
t iuent physicians and the people for
40 .years, .nd curea quickly and prices. J. J. Gerig.
.1 permancnit | yt
_"-.,n^er.of ATNG. A an Stephen Williams and Wim. Brown,
0 tF', ; O E T is by far ihe best tonic and!
e>e, 'fr -- I totrld .... Pri.e$I per colored, cbargid with perjury before
BO Rne B OF I ho"United S^fA~wfa1" at aek--
give-n a ycn," 4*" I y
^ T -T E New York .edrnurz U 'TIhe m n
rTt E NJ I N BEE re from "Mar! o""nty and swotr
K El R -
*^. ,7'' ) .7TVP --.' '',= '.org-rnti'- ikey from B m.n M h,
h j L I O w as se~lin._, it ill>,l!Y. It-ap i earn
thiey took this method of getting wit-
We- nre n:itmfiwwrinv'l.he 8 and 10 !less fees and mile e. The same
frame ,dovetailid !.i\n Hoflmhn svilf- court found Dave Caston, an aged col-
t io n -a fr .,-,, st et i lsho vers, s red man of AMarion county guilty
thipg'complete-slandard sizes. Send of selling liquor without a license.
for price list. He was fined $100 and thirty days, in
Also dealers and matiufat.turers of jail.
all kinds of building lumber, mantle,
Omhrch seats,- tables, fetc. etc., and -
general job wcrk. | "k
YANKEEF No VF.4TY WORKCS, |-(T- ience'" /^^ ^
E. E. Converse, Mgrt
At F. C, & P. depot. 1-10-96 f.
Our Sweet Orr & Co's shirts and r pa, proven conclusively that
over-all have arrived. Never rip and ettci- L :"d peaches,
every poir guaranteed. Waterman & n. oe 1 hcn, are produced
o.when Potash is liberally ap-
Summer Drinks and Ices. ulied. To insure a full crop of
The Postoffice drug swore is pre. choicest quality use a fertilizer
pared to serve summer drinks and containing not less than 10O
ices, better than (ver before. Fred
Allworth & Co. are determined to Actu l Potash
eclipse their former enviable second A ct l Po tsh.
along this line. Purejuices and fruits
will be used and in addition their Orchards and vineyards treat-
ncat cabinet of porcelainjars will con- ed with Potash are compara-
3 tain the fine-t ice c earns ever frozen
in Ocala. Call and inspect their new ti%,ely free from insects and
appliances and you will eat and drink plant disease.
their refreshments. O p ar n a ,
,- Our p~a.mphl.!s arc not advertising. circlars boo m-


But like many other busy men, Mr.
LeSeur was overtaken by Rheumatism
and soon his strength gave way to a
condition of helplessness. This dread
disease produces more agony, he says,
than can well be described. "For
years I have suffered with Sciatic
Rheumatism and often felt as if a
small piece of my spine had been
taken out, also as if a fragment of
bombshell had passed through my left
hip. When I would sit down, I could
not straighten up for several minutes,
and then only at the expense of great
pain. I could get absolutely no relief,
though many remedies were tried.
Someone recommended S. S. S. and I
was almost in despair when I began its
use. In three days, however, I was .
so greatly relieved that I felt very
little inconvenience from the rheuma-
tism. The digase grew less painful
as I continued the S. S. S., and very
soon disappeared entirely. S. S. S.
also proved to .be a fine tonic, as I now
have more appetite, and feel better
than ever before, in my life. I cannot
say too much in praise of S. S. S."
Rheumatism is a condition of the
blood which has always baffled the
doctors, and it is a peculiarity that
those who once have it are mure m al.
ways be subject to its attelm.rom
time to time. The reason 9. "h i
that the doctors are only ablPgi6
temporary relief, but xcing* v4 the.
system of the dipla'e perwalse .
S. S.oS. is guarotteed -

and is the only rea ff remedy for
real blood troubles, such as Rheuma-
tism, Scrofula, Cancer, Eczema,
Catarrh, Tetter, Contagious Blood
Poison, etc. When S. S. S. once
forces a disease from the system it
never returns. Our valuable books
will be mailed free to any address,
Bfift Specific Co ,Atlantal Georgia.

May 6th z896,
viz : WILLIAM THOMAS, of. Lowell, Florida,
homestead 2149 for the n of nw section 4,
township 15, south range 23 east-
He names the following witnesses to prove his
continuous residence upon and cultivation of
said land, viz:
Sam D. Smith, Tom Thomas, jr., W. M. John-
son and Bradley Wilkerson, all ot Lowell, .la
Romeo, Fl. j. M. BAxco,
4 1o 6t Register.

I tors, legatees, distributee and all persons
having claims -or demands against the estate of
the late HUGH E. MILLER, deceased, to present
the same within one year to the tindersigned as
administratrix of said estate.
To Whom it may Concern.
Take notice that the undersigned, assignee of
the estate of James A. Harris. did. upon the 26th
day of March, A. D. 1895, file in the office of The
clerk of the circuit court of Mariou county. Flor-
ida. pursuant to ]a*. a statement of the final ac-
c.:.unt & hwSiftetend doings as such assignee in
ube-M Bd>, and that thirty days from the
dIts"41,1i ll apply to the judge of the.
*rid cfi t amel, r a u order of Ti-rs-ffrir-.
447 3 jl-W. B'OHNSON. AssigneJ^
&i t'CFilth Judica i Circuit. ,
londa.-In Chancery. ,
jaiet Is'oeN. as administrator, vs. FriancisP.
TTAl'PEARING in Lhe abore slated ciuse that
".. '' ""- lizahbeh P Bymngon. Henry
vl[gIoni! Ai.II Kice. AugustaH. RIce. William
A Mranilan Perry inr.nuan Augusta H. Rice. as
gaardiau of Wm. A Riannan adPerrr Branuan;
A. A. Story, W.VM A 'Prlka nod R. L._ M coll. de.
fendants therein winw.d -*,re n )r-residents of the
state -.f Flori.;n ( it -therefutr ordered that said
non i c-i .l-iit 11d n a'.. be and they are hereby
required *to appear to the bill of complaint filed
in said cause on or before the
-2id Day ofju-s, r956,
otherwise the allegations of said bill will be ta-
ken as confessed by said defendants.
It is further ordered that this order be pub-
lished once a week for eight consecutive weeks
"in the Ocala Banner. a newspaper published in
said county and state. This, i4th day of April
x896. D. A. MILLERR,
Clerk Circuit Court Marion County. Fla.
[L. S.] By S. T. SISTRUNR, D. C.
R. McConathy, SoL for Complainant 4 17 8w

The city tax books are now open for
e collecti~n-o-f taxes for the year
>5. Ja, IF. 'INC.TON, JRi.,
... ..~~-C _ gy ole-rlo-,,.
),;ala, Fla., Mac 9ib, Ib:).


?nt atne

ten pound tubs and one
_tJ. J. Gerig's..
t"wear fAr men at popular
will find at DAvidson &



Lost ertificates.
This isto0notifts the publi," t0at 11 ee
shares of the <)( lh -, I' l 1, 9,i 21an41
st.ockof series ".%" l uumhIL'- .-
be na'ne ,of ] MNI. I, liavv. vu
lost. Also two Pl.ir-r of tl' aTi Brert
'A," number 43 ;andl in the uame ofo
JuliaMaas have lI,.n hlust. After ue
publication the as-Api-,atwuO will be ask-
ed to issue new eertlaftet In .'lieu of
those lst' -ISAAC MAAS..
JULTA 3-a"A"8.
-* ^ Wtunpa, Fla.

See ou, ff a birls before
\Nou.place your eroeB,-. Waterman &

p new. Foot Priut4Tohac- not find it necessary to tby several s
For sile bv J. J. Gerig. kinds before-you .V get relief. It has S
been iu the market for over twenty
i^ue of umer shirts and our years and constantly grown in favor '
for asme are just right. David- and popularity. For sale at 25 aud 50 .
VaDEchop. -- cents per bottle by Anti-Monopoly 1
1 Gerig is wholesale agent for DrugStore. e t
Gum. : City Counoil Dots.
H rman & Co. can -make you a Dr. Izlar wants $50 extra for bsirefit
coat and, vest for summer as of cit board of health. HoAth In-
as you can find in stockt. specter J. E. Barrett wvthis salary
.f' r isd-1, u nth.. % R ger s,,,SIfPd
oftowo trade solicited. Write raied Ai.. a itit e P.
s. -T Gerig m ,lst h tiv at .iolli -"IM_- Aidernia n
^^ 0^ ]a0",Green wauls.-' lAw gov.ernlug city
0o Loan, in small amounts on -oc.ioni. fci.iuncil offered $100 for tLhe
4 3 tf a3pp]recitylbpnrofhirehu. A ~rduwC
[LUae. r d :Ube elt e p!ku
Swamp Root cures acute and chront, i"Oa.d use ;eeded S.o orI-
kiddey, liver, bladder and untM .de. n~ ctri lighiailio|| was
ieasea3. Sold at the Antimonopoialo- c II "
'y he 6otrlpany wakiug prl,:-e
sBt8tore ^ ^-vtatfive ceuts per |ight. It was
hbandsomie line of a ^ ui- d JfltaAy ou.
3erdres o received at' It M--do as Much for You.
f^S iSB~i^Mr. Fred Miller of Irving,. 'Ill.,
P;'s pickles, bulk write ,that he had a severe kidney
.rig trouble for anauv years, with severe
ri~g's, pains in hi-4 back and also that his
H i rastsarsaparilla bladder was afflfted. He tried many
Simpurities o.r. so called kidney cures but without any
Vgod impuritiesor g~od result. About a year ago he be-
Ors. Sold at the Antimonopoly jrra-n- use of E-.lectric Bitters and found
.store at 75 cents a bottle. relief at once. Electric Bitters is es-
~pecially adopted to cure of all kidney
itts furui~aing goods at hard time and liver troubles and often gives al-
L 4U MFlshel's. most instant relief. One trial will
prove our Ltatement. Price only 50c
"-We meet all legitimate competition for large bottle. At the. Anti-monop-
aid willhandle your business to your oly Drug Store. 1

Mallory Steamship Line.

New York, Philadelphia, Boston and Florida
Sailing direct from Brunswick, Georgia to
New York.
Special steamer train leaves (Union Depot) P. C. & P. R'y on
Thursday only, 6:5o p. m., arriving at Brunswick 1o:o p. m.
Through car without transfer.

percent at



Bakery andFa y Groceries.


5 cent Smokers, A-1
and Special Cigars are
equal to 10o goods.

I ^

io o50 a m daily for Tampa, 'St. Petersburg and
intermediate pints. 10 35 a m daily from Homosassa.
1o 40 a m daily for Gainesville. Palatka, Jackson- ... ....
ville and Sayannah. 1o 30 a m daily from Brooksville, and daily ex-
o 50 mn daily for Savannah Charleton Washing- cept Sunday from ustis and Astor.
ton, New York, Atlanta, Cincinati, Chicago,
Montgomery, St. Louis, Kansas City,. New 2 25 p m daily from all points north, east and
Orleaus and all points north, east and
west via West Coast line. west.
2 35 P mn daily for Leesburg, Brooksville and
intermediate points and daily except Sun- 2 15 p m from Gainesville, Palatka, Jackson-
day for Eustis, Tavares and Astor. ville and all points north.
3 o5 p m if)r Port Tampa and intermediate 2 25 pm daily from all points south.
points, and daily except Sunday for Punta
Gorda and.St. Petersburg. 5 45 p m daily from all points north, east and
4 oo p m daily for Homosassa. west,


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I I ~ -~~LC Il--I_-~ ----s~- -~--II-I --- --P -~C ~Be9DL-~LI -- -- '' I J-



The New FlOf. dand Northern AirL
And Fi aTrunk Line

oo 8 i i i i *
.... .. .1 7 op 8 is5a .... 650pi ooaLv.....Jacksonville......An 6 945a 8 2oa,. 8 30p.. ....
..... 7 42P 8$53a ......... 7 35p ll4Oa v..........Yulee............Ar 5 opl ooa 7 2a 7
........i. 935 ..... .] 8 p i rpPAr.........Fernandina.......Lv 5 oop 25 a 7 o 7 5P..............
935p o 8' ,9lPj I 1np!Ar ... rett Ar 7 v o .......... ......
S30p o ......... isp i p Ar........ E .verett ........Ar 4 p' 7203' 6 2oa 6 op.............
.................. ti 2a ........ 8..5p 2 op Ar......Brunswick........Lv z: lop ......... 6 5a 52op ..
.........: 2:20on ....... lIOp 244pAr. .. Savannah .......I. 240P 538 2- ""
43p:......... 28p....... p 2 pLv....... Savannah .......Ar 2 3Zp 5 j3oa .......... 4 Sp oa'.
74p .... ... 249p PAr......... : 5a 433pAr .Fairfax, S. C.....Lv'2 5' 3 40. ........ 2 2op 644a.......
....... .... .. ........ 8oeio 5.....u.sa G Iv
....... ......... .......... ... 8 o 45P Ar......Augu ta, Ga...... .............. ... .... ....................
9 25p ......... 2 299p ......... 2 oa 5 14p Ar...Denmark, S. C..Lv 12 i2p 2 29a'. ........ I26p 5-oa.......
...*......... 4 oop ......... 35oa 644pAr...Columbia, S. C lv'io 16p I 18a 5..
i 'll .. ........... ........
.........j.... ............... 845a' .....Ar...SpartanburgS.C Lv ... q 25 .......... .................
..... 1 l 2 o0M ;......... iA r .. A sh e v ille, N C ...L ... 6 P ..... ......... ......... .. .......
'21P 25 l05p 1r..Ch ylte, IoI a .:
.............. 8 2op|........i S;25p 05 pjAr... Char otte ,N. C ..I.v S 30a, 040pI ......... 9 2.5a ..... .
............ 938.. !......... 20a112 8a Ar --. Salisbury, N C ..-Lv 7 3on1 9 12 S a ......... .......
....... ......... I42p3 ..... 2o5p x 9a!Ar. Greensboro, N.C..Lv 61Sal 74cp -o4a ...
...A... .. ....... 12 oop ......... I 3cp 2 3oaAr... Danville, Va.... I.v 5 ooa 6o5oP .. soan
.. ...... ..... 6 ooa .........I 640p j Ar....Richm ond, Va. ..Lv 2 ooa 12 p 2 ooa ... ... 2..
.. ... ...... i 58a .........; 3 35P; 4 45 ajAr. Lynchburg, Va ...Lv 2 5oa1 400:p ......... 240a3 4 .. ....
3- '^ 33@ 44aA c b rg,. Va ... Lv; 2 50a 4 OOP ....... 3 4o~a ......... 1:........
.................. 64a' ...... 9opl 6 20 945a Ar ... WCarlottesvilleshington ...L I o3a 2 27 5 a ....
j -642 *-- 9 40Pj 9 4.9 Ar ...... Washtington ......L1,_'ro0o5P 1I, ra .......... 1043a: ..... ... ......
....... ...... 8 05osa ......... ii,35p;, o05aAr...... Baltimore........Lv 830oP 952za .........' 9 2oa
.. .... 1:::::,..pr!10d rh 5 1 25a-6 5
...... ......... 1025a......... 2 56a3 I3 20pAr......Philadelphia....Lv.i 5IM9p 7 20a ......... a 6 "!" ""
.........1.. ....i 1253Pl ......... 1 6 23al 3 53piAr ....... New York........ Lv| 3 3op!I2 lopi ......... 430oP. .................
3 and32Compartment cars, Eining cars, observation cars, between St. Augunstine Jacksonvill
and New York. Also through sleepers Tampa and New York- No. 15 and 36 carry sleepers to and
from Cincinnativia Ashvill e. Elegant through day coaches Jacksonville to Charlotte on 35 and 36.
To St. Louis, Chicago, Sioux City.


t2, IS96.

The Silver Victory in Alabama.
The &bt~lughatim tate-HeraM, in
commenting upon the glorius victory
of Hon. J. F. Johnston, the free silver
candidate for governor of Alabama,
very prettily remarks :
The rehabilitation and restoration of
the democratic party in Alabama to
its former prestige and invincible
power should be the purpose of all the
true white men in the State, for when
the principles of democracy cease to
control the politics of the State, then
the prosperity, peace and happiness of
its people are doomed. We need to
hold fast to those who have remained
steadfast through the heat and burden
of the years, and reclaim the wayward
ones who have strayed along devious
paths into strange and improper fel-
lowship. Bending at least a portion of
earnest attention and honest effort in
this direction, a marvelous revival and
outpouring of the spirit of democracy
will result in Alabama, and in August
the gonfalons of a reunited and trium-
phant party will kisi the breezes of
Alabama from Georgia to Mississippi,
from Tennessee to the Gulf of Mexico
and the Land of Flowers.
Summerfield Dots.
Mr. A. S. Douglass, a prominent
attorney of Winsboro, S. C., has been
visiting his son, J. B. Douglass, whom
he defended and cleared at the United
States court, for getting lumber on
government land.
Summerfield will have a large
average in-melon.q.
Squire Newson is not as well as his
friends could wish, but hope for a
speedy recovery.



Morriston Mention.
A good rain is what we need first
and most.
It is gratifying to see less drunken-
ess than formerly in this community.
People seem to be at peace with each
Prof. McLendon lectured in the acad-
emny Friday evening to the edifica-
tion of all.
Messrs. Hughey, Parker, Hicks and
Hfargravesleave this week for a two
day's fishing on t'onivar lake.
Fo- Over Fifty Years
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has -
been used for over fifty years by mil-
lions of mothers for their children
while teething, With peifect success.
It sooths the child, softens the gums,
allays all pain, cures wind colie, and
is the best remedy for Diarrhoea. It
will relieve the poor little sufferer im-
mediately. Sold by Druggists in every
part of the world. Twenty-five cents
% bottle. Be sure and ask for "Mrs.
Winslow's Soothing Syrup," andl take
no other kind.
Call and see us and get our prices on
We 11 an wll
save you money.
Read the Tea Pot Grocery's new ad
Don't, buy shoes before looking at
my stock. I amn satisfied with a small
profit. J. J. .rig.
lpr,tn otsi,'%ou can get one dozen
nie*P"4.in Flat this office.
Hgg d *b^ tea, chicken boul-
on arittll aul d at thle Postoffice
drug *, 9
"Fea"l;:re*ht:..,under wear in all
sizes anud ilppar-,ir'lees. Davidson
A. VanEehop. -?- .-- -.
We imake Keutuek leneu sut,..
SWaterman ..' '
'lhe ni,:ef'.:d. t line o
t ieof
straw hats at e -e1- ..
We carry oilk of
men' s shoes Ani.!, em.'
SDavidson & \'anDS -.gr .
:, ' .,.It
,tSr's Silk... 1105'g
Dre loods. : pay.

Their display is perfe Ocala has
..inrrseen its duplicate. Partof
collectioni'onsists of ailk striped mus-
Slines, coloredwiss muslins and dimi-
Sities, in Persian .nd Dresden effects,
SSaxony striped lawns, reneh ging-
Rham and Batiste, laces, e Oideries.
SNovelty white goods, ladies' 'aists
Sand other nevelties in spring fabrics.'.,





----Dealers in---


Bought and Sold. Telephone No. 8. McCarthy's old Stand.

Arrival and Departure of Trains from Ocala.

Practical Painter and

Paper Hanger.

Glazing and Kalsominer.
P. O. Box '296, Ocala, Fla.

I' Z. 1" Chicago, Toledo,
" "SB n a i land, Louisville,
01 Nashville, In-
M diamaoolis.

No. 34. I No. 33
7 oopm Lv...........Jacksonville........... Ar 8 3oam
6 ooam Lv............... Atlanta...............Lv o Sopm
12 20 U Lv.......... Birminghamn ......... Lv 2 s5pm
7 5opm Lv ...... Holly Springs .........Lv 7 aoam
73-a- Lv .............. St. Louis ...........Lv 7 3opm
15!P- Lv ......... Chicago...............Le I 35PM
73opm Lv............. Dubuqiue................Lv 7 30o-m
7ooam Lv ........... Sioux City ............ Lv 8 oopm
Through Pullman sleepers St. Louis and Jack-
ionville. Sleepers through Chicago or Sioux
City and Jacksonville with but one change.

fon Resident Tax Payers.

I offer my services to non-resident
tax payers to see that their lands are
properly assessed and taxes paid.
Have had ten years experience. Ad-
dress with stamp. Box 444.
Ocala, Fla.

Train leaving Ocala io 40 a. m. free chair car to Gainesville.
Train leaving Ocala o 10 50op. M. carries Pullman sleeping cars Juliette to St. Louis via Thomasville.
Montgomery, Birmingham and Nashville, also Pullman sleepers Juliette to Atlanta via Jasper and
Macon, connects at Waycross with Pullman sleeper for Savannah, Charleston, Richmond, Washing-
ton, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York.
Trains leaving Ocala 10o 5o a m and 3 05 p m carry Pullman sleepers Jnliette to Tampa.
"Plant Stea shi ine Semi-weekly service between Port Tampa, Key West and
fn. ~a 1 f Havana. Steamer leave Port Tampa 9 30p. in. Monday and
Thursays. Steamer leave Port hampa daily except Sunday at 9 15 a. m. for St. Petersburg and all
Manatee River points. Returning arrive at Port T. mpa5 oo p. m. Steamers run between Port,
Pampa and St:..Petersburg every few hours daily except Sunday.

8 l5ai 7 oopm Lv. Jacksonville..Ar 8 3oam 8 Sop
.'o al 9 30pm Ar...- Everett.....Lv 6 2oamI 6 lop
445P 2 IsamAr.... Macon ...Lv 3oaMn to 20oa
7 5op 5 ooam Ar.....Atlanta ....Lv o Sopm 7 20oa
0o 3oP0 5 loam Lv.......Atlanta .....Lv .......... .........
4 25a o ooam Ar.Chattanooga ..Ar ..... ...........
....... 5 zoam Lv.-...Atlanta...... Ar 10 4opn .....
.........oio ooam Ar-Chattanooga-Ar 5 5opm .
.........7 7335PIAr.. Cincinnati...Lv 8 ooam .........

Nos. 33 and 34 solid vestibule between Jacksonville and Cincinnati.
Close connection for Chicago and all western points.
& 131 SOUTH D WEFST FLORIDA -&t3 &" o --
1 Dai y I Daly 'A] XEWO.E ,. TO Ina
| | Dily [aily W LNB ORLENS. iDaily | Daily .
r 1-- FEW ORLEANS. D a
....... ..................... 8 sam LV ..... n a udina.............Ar ....... 4 o3pm ..................
....... 8 9 34 5 m17 .. ... ,. C a lla ha n ......... ..... A r ... ... 2 5 2 p ro ...... ....... .....
.. .... ..... 835pm 945am L .. Jacksonville ............ Ar 7 5am .143pm .......... .
................... 94opm 5am Ar......... ..... Balwin....... ......... Lv 6 am I 55Pm o
............ ........ ilosamn 2I3am ;;........ ...L... Starke"" oam m .................... 5 ~ m i 5 p :"::: "
................ I 35pm 4pm ...... ,.. Waldo............ 43oam1 2 1 m ... ........
....... ....... .. 24.pm "... ....... Gainestari e ............. ...... ... 'i, ooam "".
............ ........ ....... 4 4epn .......... .',.Cedar Key*.s ......... ... 7 ,5am ** *" *
... s om 2 6 Wa ldo .... ......... 6 o ...... ...
............ ..........i 2oam i 6pm .. .0... Hawthorne... ......... 33.am oam
... .... ... a m 5 p m o-c ,,sll e ... ...
... ... 12 ............. Citra ......... ... ......... d o d .57a ,.....i; o9 m. .. .
........... ........... ....... 2 pm ............. SilverSpri gs ............ ... ... .. 'oSam ... ......
...... 2 2 1 m .........._ Ocala........... 3 I .op,n ro2oam ....... .
............ .......... ... .......... H om os. ..... c ................... .1a .
......... ... 3 am pm ............... W ldw ood ........I .. 1 1 pm ... ..... ....p 93 a 1 ... "**"****
............!.....I....... 4 3 am 259pm "................aLeesb rg........ .. ....." I p i 70 a m 1 .....: ...... .....
.................. 5 4earn 3 27Pm "..............Tavares................... ..o .6p... . ..... ........
........... .......... t845a 445pm ..................Orac n do ............ P 7 72 3 1 ................
............I.......... T ,5ai 5 op2 m ............ W.i ter g ark ........... 35opm 6 5 am 1. .6
............ ....... 4 am 3 oI pm ........ ......S Catherine ................." 11 7pm o an .. .......
..... .. .... 437pm 34 9P m .............. Lac ooch e ..............." o4 pnM 745 m .a.... '. '.'
........ .. .......I 1 4 5 1pm1 3 3IP ro ................WD ade City ..........,' 1 o 29pm, 86 3 ain ......... .....
S ...... 4- o a 1 3 5 m ... .......... e r ie -... 1 4 9 a .......... .... .....
....... ... ... 6 prn 4 i pm o...........I.. pla ntoocheety ................. : 745aun ..................
.................. 5p 50 p1 ............tTam pa .................." S pinpm 7 o0 es ;............ ........
.. .......... .....' 6 40pm 945am Lv ............ Jacksonville. ........ Arl 7 3oam, pn 2........ c .......
.........202 ...... 8 47p ll 4oa n ArO...... ... Lake City ...............JLv' 5 2A111 0 04PM A A
...... .........I 930pm ai225pm ". .............. Live Oak .. .......... 4 4am u i ain i. i
............ ..........i ,38p i' 24pM ................ Madison ................." 3 4 am ,n o7 Ram A l.. .
............ ......... '120o5an1 j 2 45Pm ". .. ......... M onticello ................" 2 ,salu S4Op m ....... *.... ....
............ I ...... f 2 45am ; 3 35P m ............... T allahassee .............. t 4 eam 8S 3 o 3m .1 .......... ...
. . .. . . . 4. 3 p m .. . Q u i n c y . . . 4 3 a m2 .. . . i . .
... '.... ....... I...' ...... 5i5pm ,,......- River Junction ...... .1 12oism 1 ..... ..
....... ....................... 11 oop m ". .... ...- P en =aco la ............... 62opm *.. ... .........
. . . .. . . . .. 3 0 5 a n . . . . M o b i l e .. . . ,.p.. ... 2 i S p m ". . .
......... ..........; ............., 735a8 n ". ...........N ew Orl aus............" 945am ............ ............ .........
tDaily except Sunday. lCounections at Tampa for SL Petersburg. Manatee River a.,d Key
West and Havana steamers. Steamer 'Manatee" for all points ou Matatee river. At Starke for La-
Crosse. At Waldo steamer for Melrose. Connects at Tallahass for S, Marks. Caraheile and Ape
lachicola. Connects at River Junction for Chattnahoochee River steame.,s. Connects at Ocalh a
All baggage will le checked from Union Depot. Tickets will still be sold at the cify ticket offict
202 Hogan st., as well as at the Union Depot ticket office. J. U MARSHALL
Ricket Agent, 202 West Bay St., corner Hogan, Jacksonville, i n.
N. S, PENNINGTON, 'rraffic Manager,Jacksonville. W. W. CONDON, City Agent, 6cala.
A. O. MACDONNELL, General Passenger Agent, Jacksonville.
W. H. HOPKINS, Trave Ing Pass. Agt. JOHN DOZIER, Agent. Ocala.


THE SEMINOLE, Winter Park, Pla.
THE INN, PortTampa Fla.
THE TAMPA BAY, Tampa, Fla.
.-iThe Inn and Ocala House open all the year round.

For information relative to rates, complete schedule@, etc., etc-, write or call on
ROBT. TAYLOR, Agent," F. J. HUBER. Ticket Agent, C. F. FAIRES.
F l a.So.irht Depot. Passt Station. City Ticket Agt, Ocala House.
Tra Pass. Agt., Ocala. Trav. Pass. Agt. Tampa. Sol. Pass. Agt. Sanford.
Pass. Traffic Mn'gr, Assistant.Gen. Pass. Agent, Divison Pass. Agent,
Savannah, Ga. Savannah, Ga. Tampa, Fla.
W. B. DEN3IAM, Superintendent- Gainesville, Fla.

ILv. New York, Plei 21, E. R' 3 p m (Standard Time) Lv. Brunswick
Friday Mch 7'. ........... .......................... COLORADO............... ...... ..............Friday Apr 3
Friday Apr 3........ .... .. RIO GRANDE ................... .....Fridayl 1o
Friday :o. COLORADO....................................Friday 17
Friday 17 ........... RIO GRANDE Friday 24
Friday i4 4......................COLORADO .................... ...........Friday May
.of general information, steamer trains, rates, etc., apply toagtnts of the Florida Central
PeinsulLr railroad, or td CHAS DAVIES. Agent, nv Weat Bay St., Jacksonville, ia.,
A. P. MURPHY, Trav,. AtJacksonville, Fla. H. H. MAYMOND, Gen. So. Aft. Brunsrwkk Ov.
C.. MALLORY & CO, Gone Agents, Pier so, E. R., and 36 Broadway, New YrWk,




Of the Merchants's National Bank
Burglar and Fire Proof.
Its Recessity Apparent and Its Use
The Imuprovemeunt that have been
going on in the Merchant's National
bank for several months past have
been noti-iale toi all pas-.r:, by.' They
have consisted in placing in position
in the south east corner of the bank-
ingroom, a monster Hall's safe, fire
and burglar proof deposit vault, with
time locks and all the latest improve-
ments of that up-to-date manufactur-
ing company. During the week the
interior fixings and furniture consist-
ing of neat and durable Japanned
steeol box, and shelvings have been
added t,. replace the wooden ones and
no Ilun>:ial institution in Florida has
a more cmnullete, durable and secure
vault lmun Ihe Merchant's National
Bank of Ocala. To go into all the
miner details of this wonderfully fash-
ioued and superbly constructed safety
vault would take a small volume and
as the object of this article is to note
the improvements, its utility and
safety to the general public, we. can
take but a eu~rsory glance at this in-
pregnable fn.ilit-_- ,uilt to hold in
abs-olute .:af-lfy the valuable papers,
Iondsanrd jewels of those who may
Al. pomesea a:et.;,ud 4,, not wish to en-
danger their Ioi .iion by ]aivilg
them stored at hinie or in a safe-that
any expert ",afe cracker" can invade
i a d dt lrnil.
To give a faint idea of the solidity
and strength of the vault walls we
need but mention the fact that they
rest on, a five foot solid stone and
cement foundation and consists of
three plat- of hfOnji.- and one of Bes-
semer steel, heavily encased with fire
bricks and ihe weight of the metal
which compose itsdoois and frames
is over thirteen tons. The locks' are
automatic and wihn set will open by
tle operation of it. intricate but per-
-feet mechaniism. They are marvels'
of beauty and ingenuity. A glance
at the v ulIt will convince the most
skeptical that it is all its makers claim -
for it-perfectly fireand burglar proof.
-- The vault proper is spacious and the
east side contains a tier of Japanned
steel boxeT, numbering 136,aranging in
S size fromEta half peek to a bushel meas-
ure. If the growth of the business
continues another tier of equal capac-
ity can be placed in the west side of
Svault. They can be rented according
to size, from $5, $10 to $15 a year.
Eacl. renter has a key and with 'a
number corr-.ponding to the number
on his box, so there is no possibility
of any one else invading his premises.
Wheu a renter steps inside the vault
a grated door closes aulomativally be-
hind him and locks. In the vault is a
table and chair, at which he can seat
himself, look over his valuables or
Eonagtjjaiportatnt Ipnipers and no one
anmoles t+ r obstruct him in his
Veon su l t ~w p o rta nt t p ape rs a n d n o o n e
possssion. ---.... .
The lock on each box ik so construet-
ed that it is imilpnsible 6'.r the owner
not to know it is.uot lookeil n i,,-n he
put-i bidt'oouluel 9 i
for i n cii e t h. Ll t -ti4, 4)
its socket, Ithe dom'-nslantly flys back
aud notifies the owner of the fact ere
lie can put his key' in his pocket
.When he leaves the vtiult the grated
door closes behind him and locks it-
self to secure entrance and you must
apply to the bank officers to openjts for
-" -Wecould fill colums of interesting
detail connected with this mam-
mouth vault and its belongings, but as
we remarkedl in starting this article
our object was to let the many thous-.
and readers of the Bahner ~now
where they could secure an absolute
place of safety for their deeds, mort-
gages, bonds, securities, valuables in
the shape of money, jewelry, dia-
monds, table silverware, or souveniers
and at a cost which amounts to less
than a centrand a half a day for the
smaller boxes. -
Seven years ago when the Merchants
National bank was organized such an
'8 accessory as the present safety vault,
which cost $6,000, was deemed super-
fluous, and only thought to belong to
large cities and centers of trade and
wealth, but the necessity of it in Oca]a
and to the people of Marion county is
already appa-ent, and a straw show-
ing the b)uiness acumen of the presi-
dent of the bank, R. B. McConnell, of
-itlyeed when we say that over half
-~-bhe boxes in the vault are already ten-
anted and new applicants are coming
in weekly. The vault is an object of
interest and those who may wish to
give a personal inspection of same are

welcome callers, if -they will only
make known their wishes to. any of
S the urbane and obliging officials of
the Merchant's National Bank, m which
has become not-only a necessity to our
Community but by ils conservative
and able and successful management,
has won the confidence of our people.
For Sale--Paying business.
A first class bakery for sale in a good
Florida town with store-room and
sleeping apartments over head. Price
$200(I, one thousand down balance on
time. Can guarantee $1000 profit a
year. Unless you have the cash don't
answer. Apply or write to Banner
office, Ocala, Fla.
SSpedial Notice.
The entire prescription files of Dr.
Ed. Delonest and Mr. James B. Car-
lisle arenow in my possession and I
am prepared to refill any prescription
compounded by either of the above
" named firms. Wb. ANDERSON,
m- Druggist and Optician.

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