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Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
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SILYERITES IN SESSION



Not a Representative Body As-
sembled in Washington.



CANNOT AGREE ON A PLATFORM.


The Leaders Are Try Ing To Hedge and
Get Back Into the Party Lines.
The Platform Is Expected
To Be a Very Mild One.


(Special to the' Citizen.)
Washington, D. C., Aug. 14.-After
several hour& spent behind closed doors,
the conference of Democratic silver
leaders adjourned this afternoon with-
out having accomplished anything
more than the appointment of a com-
mitte to decide upon the plan they are
to pursue In the great work of captur-
Ing the national convention. As the
undertaking is a great one, It Is but
natural that the promoters of the
:movement should require time for pre-
paration, but the real cause of to-day's
inactivity seems to have been due In
a great measure to the general doubt
on the part of the conferes concerning
the exact purpose they have In view
and the methods they must adopt to
secure their object.
The character of the gathering was
not improved this morning by the ar-
rival during the night, and justifies
the assertion that it should not be re-
garded as a representative body of
Democrats. There are men present
with national reputations, and* men
holding high official positions, but these
are vastly in the minority. The ma-
jority of those present are self-consti-
tuted delegates.
Quite a percentage of the members
of the conference are residents of this
city, who have maintained sufficiently
close relations with the States from
which they came to retain a vote. Some
of these men were brought into the con-
ference for the purpose of swelling the
number of States represented. A no-
gable instance of this play for effect is
wthe case of ex-Representative Silas
'Hare of Texas. Mr. Here has been
|practicing law here for a long time,
'and appeared at the Metropolitan Ho-
*tel this morning merely to witness the
,gathering of silver men. He was
pressed into service, and was made
'the representatives of the Lone Star
IState upon the committee that is to
-direct the campaign.
An Objectionable Repreaentative.
"lEx-Sergeant-at-Arms Yoder, who has
-also lived In the city for several years,
was present to represent the State of
Ohio, and was also made a member of
thelcommittee. Mr. Yoder is cne of the
,;chief officers, of the Silver Kn1ights.-,pf


HE


SEES AN ULTERIOR MOTIVE.


b _


VOL. lI, NO 244. WHOLE NUMBER 609.


PRICE 5 CENTS


1895.


desire to place the country upon a sil-
ver basis. They are still ardent silver
advocates, and, if their statements are
to be believed,, they expect to win the
-fight they are engaged in. They are
willing, however, to concede that if a
majority of the party Is against them,
their duty is to support the platform
the party adopts.
Probably no better evidence of the
subsidence of the silver craze can YBe
furnished than the moderate tone as-
sumed by the leaders of the conference,
while the lack of interest in its proceed-
Ings on the part of t'he Democrats, so
generally manifested in the small and
unimportant attendance, emphasizes
the fact.
Silverltes Are Hedging.
While holding that they have not
been in the slightest danger of leaving
the party, and that the gold men have
really been the only ones who were
endeavoring to disrupt the organiza-
tion, the leading men present in the
conference reaffirm their allegiance to
silver, but say that they were Demo-
crats before they% were silver men.
Representative Jones of Virginia said:
"I do not apprehend the slightest dan-
ger of a split in the party over the
money question. Some of the gold men
might leave if a silver plank 'were
placed in the platform, but the silver
Democrats will abide by the decision
of the convention. I will support the
nominee of the party, no matter who
he Is."
Representative Otey made a similar
statement: "Democrats have had dif-
ferences before;" he said, "and there
Is no danger that 'the present dispute
will break up the organization. I am
a Democrat under all circumstances."
Representative* Livingston says that
free silver is demanded by the South,
and that it will carry in Georgia.. while
Senator Walsh talks in a similar strain.
Senator Call and his faithful attend-
ant, James Alexander, were present to
represent Florida, as was also Mr. J. S.
Baird of Pensacola. The latter made
the following statement regarding the
silver sentiment in the State:
"Florida would be for free silver on
a fair vote. for as far back as 1892 the
State convention declared for free coin-
age. The trouble is that our opponents
control the primaries, and we are not
permitted to have a fair deal. They
are in control of the machinery, and
they run the primaries to suit them-
selves and to shut out all others." ,
The Meeting in Detail.
Washington, D. C.. Aug. 14.-The cor-
ridors of the Metropolitan Hotel were
crowded early to-day with delegates
to the conference of silver Dem:,ocrate.
called to meet here for the purpose or
agreeing& upon a line of policy to I.e
pursued in the interest of silver in th.e
Democratic Party. While the call for
the conference, issued by Senators'Har-
ris, Turple, and Jones of Arkansas, diR
not specify the hour. the meeting was
postponed until noon.
The forenoon was spent in a general
exchange of %'ievs and in formulating
plans for the meeting. There is n.
rather large attehdance6 and the hotel
was crowded by delegates andl silver
symlpathlze'rs. The leaders of the'
"movement were. anxious to correct the
.impression that it was intended the
meeting should be, a mass convention.
y Z y,,Pa ed 4,o. t htik. ,.that ,thits idea
Ai'ate*be^'BC~~ltit~re* .bkbtdas- ,t'by. the,


deal with him. To the reporters Co-
ral., said: "I speak Castilian, and I
can put on the Uniform and pass for
a Spanish soldier. In that disguise I
will go to Campos' tent and kill him.
Of-f course. I shall bIce killed by his
guards. but I don't fear death any-
how.'"
CAMPOS' PRODIGAL PROMISES.
Says He Will Crush the Insurree-
tion Before Next Spring.
(E-y Associated Press.)
London. England. Aug. 15.-The Ha-
vana correspondent of the Times tele-
graphs to that paper as follows:
Since his arrival here. Captarn-Gen-
eral Martinez de Campos has received
deyputations from all political parties.
His personal popularity makes every-
b,:,dy glad to welcome him. Address-
ing- tlih reformists, he said that the rev-
olution wouMd probably develop fur-
ther before the finale. Addressing the
autonomists, he said that it was his
intention to begin an active campaign
in September against the insurgents in
the Province of Santa Clara. after-
ward to attack the Irebels in Puerto
Principe. and lastly those in Santiago de
Cuba. He promises that the next mu-
nicipal elections should be absolutely
free. and that he would personally rec-
tify any case of coercion reported to
him. I
In the course of a private conv'ersa-
tion. Marshall Campos expressed the
opinion that d:lissension among the lead-
ers wouM weaken the insurgent forces.
and:l that the rebellion would be crushe>:d
before spring, but there is a persistent
rumor in circulation that he has cabled
Ma,:lrid that only two courses are open
to Spain. namely, either to send 10P.-
000 troops to Cubca or to grant the
is]n,:l complete al autonomy.
The report that the Alcalde of Sancti
Espiritu has joine:l the rebellion is in-
correct. '*
The average number of deaths from
yellow fever among the troops for the
last few weeks has been 120 daily.
Jose Maceo has lived for the past
three months on a coffee est-ate between
Santiago de Cuba and. Guantanamo.
The Government is aware of this. but
no attempt has been made to attack
The insurgents of this district levy
fines from $500) to $l,00,) on plantations.
Maceo has been resuplied with am-
munition from an tiunknown source.
WILL LET THE PETREL GO


Colonel


Collazo Gives His


Views of Spain's Decision.
;,


Consider It* Payment as a Purchmase
of the Neutrality of the United


'\


States-Other Claims Against
Spa!i n Rema i ni ng ITn pa id.


', (Special to the Citizen.)
Tampa; Aug. 14.-The followinn criti-
||isms of the Mora claim, and the man-
ri,,.in, which it is being treated by the
"i'tnish Government are made tby" Coi-
.o.I Enrique Cllazo. who is conv'ersant
-,,,ith'the history of the claim.
.4 1Among som-e of the bright sayings
f -ia, Lucha. there aloppears the f:,ollov-
g in the issue of July 26:
.-"",'WhNh have we to belk-ve that the
I-.'.ernment of Madrid is mre inter-
.'s-ed in the neutrality of that other
..vernment (meaning Uncle Sam) than
S "e., amount she insists should l<- rpaid
, c; ,Mora, even if the claim be ,of ,:o l:t-
ul I justness;' and continues: "Th.-
letricans have availed themnselves ,:,f
e .:,Fi,-ortunit y. and through pl,-,itic-al
.sa'onlS it. I-s convenie-nt for the G-Vern-
Ent o"f Madrid to pay the \Amount of
,SS3,,92 to thie M,,oras or the homers of
eir claim.'
I What a con fssion.'so sad and con-
ary to the proud Spanish spirit. How
rmant is the pride of Viriato. WNhcre
E he pride of the Pizarros and the
6e1 os exist?
."They d,) not pay because they owe.
it, what they are trying to, d, is to
i.rchase the neutrality of the United
oa,tes. They who 'have refused the
ims of Cubans who were ro-bbed.
fting all reason and Ignoring jus-
now agree to pay the. Mora bus-
)0t tas that Canovas made them.
Ie, in Congress leading an attack
e'i- the leadership of the Cuban
.[tre' upon a Moret, who, it xwais then
h,' ad 'a spoon in the sUp' andl
6Nvas, who was the i s,)o much
%ii.st it. is the ,:)noe wihe to-day says
f~4t' ought to be paid to sav<., the
ofSpain..
"onor a-lsoSlin ought, to pay
r i'sidl.pdL, their soldiers in the
i lan ,:-tight to 1pay'
^^pi^P^&f'W^.E^G~1 family. whose
Sd~arafs w.as pai4 by the
a^ ,ernrrent to Spain for dam-
A. ti "ve els belronging to the
Bi.Wnlv.;" and vhicli money Sp)ain
d..,tr'd,'over to the. damaged
,ePt. to' Plthe fift-


If the Captain Swears That He Lost
Her Papers Overboard.


,By Asr.>:iated Press.)
WVashingt,:,n. D. C.. Aug. 14.--Th.?
c.,iri pursued by the Government
afte"l:t-he seizure of the steamer Petrel
yesterday by its, customs officers at Key
,WVet s_ s to indicate that it is dis-
oe,.te,-'? this Instance at least, to give
th. B._Ish G(overnment no cause to
C.,mp:'i ')f its treatment. The, Petrel
xva s s IbL1.:,6cause it ha. nno, certifl-
,e'ate slo jtha-t it had been legally
inspleeted d dutt the year. The cap-
tain, however, stated that the pape-rs
had l:leen host oiverb-oaru in a sto't i'."I. e,.
als o stated th a t 'a l.th'ti.g h th t
carri-d an Amreritan flag cu.,
hearl, .he was, .in fact, a IP
set_.' avli -'~ e be~t.' DU't'.h ';s,.a., 5 iA.


nlk


I


DOUBT ILS ILLNESS.


BelieVe Tht Murd
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*A'ssisf ant 'Sceay-.% k +PW-1nti
care to raise- the question of hei-r -_n-
'Ership, and so telegraphed the Collec-
tor at K,3y West that if the captain
would mak. ,:,ath to, his statement that
the papers had been lost at sea to re-
lease her, ,-therwise to. passes the mini-
nm tl n f '1 1 0in e o f 1 0 .
Th, records ,of the department show
that the Petrel has not been inspected
since 1593, 'hence her captain's state-
ment of the loss of her certificate may
properly be subject to question. The
law. however, gives to, the secretary the
right to remit the fine in cases where
thl- absence of, a c-rtificate is due only
to ,earelessness with no intention to
defraud. The department. it seems, is
willing" to take the captain's, excuse in
lieu of a fine.
'WANTS TO BE POSTED.
Ciimpos Orders Rural Authorities To
Report Regarding Insurgents. ,
(By Associated Press.)
Havana, Cuba, Aug. '14.--Captain7
Gen--.ral de Campos has issued an'order
adldressed chiefly to the rural'authori-
ti-s. instructing them that they should
advise the military, authorities the mo-
ment an, insurgent band appears in
their respective district., and, if possi-
ble. name the leader of the'band.
Persons who have joined the insur-
gents. and who have subsequently re-
turned home without surrendering to
the authoities are notified to do so,
and those who fail to. comply with this
OrdeiC wilt be tried by court-martial.
Lieutenant Solan, at- the head of a
detachment of'forty men belonging to
the squadron of commercial houses .of
Havana. has been engaged with the in-
"surgent rcomanded by Bermedus and
X-aldlez at Cierrecita, in the Remedies
District of the Province of Santa Clara.
Th e Lieu tenant captured four prisoners
and,% twenty saddled horses laden with
provisions Intended for the insurgents.
A.s the Press Censors Give lt.
(By Associated Press.),
davana. Cuba, Aug. "14.-Insurgents
to the number of 400 have attacked Port
Ra m')lazo, which is under construction
on the railway to Puerto Principe. A
garrison, consisting of one sergeant,
one co:rporal, and seventeen guerrillas,
made a heroic defense until Captain
Merc.de. with forty-five infantry and
txe-nty guerrillas, arrived to relieve
thi m. He forced the insurgents to re-
tire. leaving behind them two dead,
a ndl their firearms, and machetes. The
t roops lost h our dead and six wounded.
C'am)pos Leaves for Santa Clara.
(By Associated Press.)
Ha\ana, Cuba, Aug. 14.--Captain-
General Martinez de Campos reviewed
the Municipal Colored Firemen to-day,
and the latter immediately afterward
left for the front.
Captain-General Campos this after-
noon left here for the city of Santa
Clara. capital of the province of that
na-ne.
Only One Store Left Standing.
(By Associated Press.1


i^dg'fnf (Cahovas').' I think thart thP
tJine'e "to 'honor must be something
Rt new. Thanks),,to bon t.ntontio
| anoas).t'or this ruse is pure '"
^^fhe'. America nisyndicate which"
rages the business in partiicipation
| the Spanish politicians 'seEs fthe
kRous moment when the weakness
I e ferocious Saguilto and Zaragoza
o) alpparent, and they intimidate
H 1like the gladiator who puts his
upo1n his oppl)onent's neck and says
B disdain, "pay or I will annihilate
and then the weak one pays.
)", warnm must have been the de-
g -g of the council of Ministers who
discussed this business. How
the Castillian vride of the Min-
have suffered in having to coun-
ce the payment of this claim.
nbwing how unjust it was and that
was only paid that they miglJ retain
y e American neutrality.
.-"If Cervantes lived." lie would nvt
Piow the Spaniards ,ft to-day. YOu
wouldd not say that. their .type is the
"uixotic: they only 1-pes,-rve of the
'[razy hero his ridiculousness.
.,,"I am sure if th- Spanish peo,:ple
l)und the claim to its depths, they
rould see the humiliation that is im-
osed on them. the cowardliness aud
eanness which represents q Go'ern-
ient which claims to I:,1- a strong
Hower.
4*'It seems strange that loyal Span-
rda would Iend themselves to, pay that
hich they know is exaggerated .
If the s soldiers who have been robbed
're their pay by the Government. who
i~ok them to fight in the Cuban field in
t6S, and for years were made to suffer
.i series and da-ngers. and without rea-
on; to sustain an unjust cause:-: if the
3panjsh mothers who se- th-ir sons
uffer death to defend the honor of
(Bain could understand the manner in
hich the Ministers tread justice and
anDI, under foot to buy a crumb of
a-anquility or maybe to, gain personal
".nnuneration-if their eyes could be
||ened. they would know that the
rnoo of Spain does no,,t consist in ruin-
'g Cuba. who has been robbed for f,,ur
^nturies to sustain @a shameful Ad-
% nistration whose frauds have so
!!ten been exposed in their efforts to,
stain in Cuba an order of things
lhich are against reason and justice.
i "Honor consists ir, being just. pay-
ffig what is owed. administering jus-
'"gce. and making truth the law to
V oiei'n our conduct, not relying on
Iare.gth t.o. rob the? weak. and asking
.-he strong for grace.
"r'The Mora claim has manif-sted
.- nee more the Spanish political
wi.e t hods.
I, ,- "Spanish people, you are being
(l4obed. You are d..eg-raded,. while you
ive 'your gu generous IWood in defense of
u just cause."


HU 'leg 16o)K' ve.y ,bd;,'beanr considerably,, and seems very painful.
A guard till remains at the jail. Lewis
is of the opinion that he will not'live,
but Dr. Porter. the attending physician,
does not apprehend any dangerous re-
s t lts i* .. ,'


F"5W1W 'ta11lure. .'Tnere was cusnequenti,
}y numerous requests that the news-
papers should make it clear that it was,
never intended that the gathering should'
be more than a conference among the
leaders of the-silver sentiment in the
Democratic Party.
Among those who appeared early at
the hotel were ,Senators Jones of' Ar-
kansas, Daniel and Harris, and ex-Sen-
ators Jarvis of North Carolina, and
Walsh of Georgia. Hon. C'asey Young
-of Tennessee, who has conducted the
correspondence concerning the confer-
ence in 'behalf ,of ,the Senatorial com-
mitte, and Representatives Cgx of Ten-
nessee, Otey of Virginia, Livingston of
Georgia, MoNeill of Arkansas, arid
Brookshire of Indiana.
Prominent Lights Present.
'Secretary of iState Hiinrichsen of Illi-
nois was a prominent figure -in the hotel
lobby from early*"m'orn. No man was
more generally sought than he. There
was an exceptionally large delegation
From Missouri, including Gqvernor
Stoone', Secretary of, iState Stephens,
Judge HilI, William M. Ruby, a bank
president; .and George Allen, a hailroad
man. 'Mr. Josephus Daniel of North
Carolina was-one of the busiest of those
present. Olney Newell, Secretary of
the ,State Democratic Committee of
Colorado, was the only representative
from that State.
"We do not need a big delegation
.here to tell people how we stand,' he
sa id
J. F. Saulsbury -of Delaware was the
solitary delegate from' that State. Mr.
E. (W. Carmok of 'the Memphis Com-
mercial-Appeal, State Senator Winfield
of Virginia,, Allen W. Clarke of In-
diana, John S. ,Beard ,of Florida, and
Congressman-elect Lockhart of North
Carolina," were- also, among the dele-
gates who arrived early.
Met Behind Closed, Doors.
The meeting, was called to order at
,12 o'clock 'by Senator Harris, who moved
that Senator Jones be, called to the
chair 'as temporary chairman, which
motion was carried unanimously.
George 'M. .Lecrone. of Illinois was
chosen ,secretary. 1 The meeting began
behind closed doors, With instructions
to the doorkeepers to admit only those
who had been invited. When the roll-
call was. called, Representatives an-
swered from twenty-two States, but
names were given to the secretary from
only nineteen. Virginia headed the
list in point of numbers, with fifteen
.delegates, while I'linois and Missou-
ri reported fourteen each. Other
States represented were: Alabama, 4;
Ohio., 1; Georgia, 2; Indiana, 1;; Dela-
ware, 1; -Maryland, 3; Kentucky, 1;
Mississippi, 1; North Dakota, 1*'West
Virginia, 1; Arkansas, 5; Cololrado;, 3.
North Carolina, 5; South Carolina, 3;
Florida, 4,, headed by Senator Call; and
Tennessee, 5.
Senator. Jones made a brief speech
on taking the chair, confining himself
to thanking the convention for the hon-
or, and expressing the hope that, the
proceedings would be harmonious and
productive of good results. Senator
Daniel 'offered a resolution providing
for the appointment by the chair of a
committee to prepare a programme and
resolutions, which was carried, and the
committee named was as follows: Sen-
atoK J. W. Daniel, Virginia; E. W.
Caryack,'Tennessee; J:' F. Johnstone,
Alabama'; Patrick Walsh, Georgia; A.
W. 'Clark, Indiana; W. H. Hinrichsen,
Illinois; ex-Senator T. J. Jarvis, North
Carolina; Governor W,. J. Stone, and
H. M., Hill, of Missouri;. J. S. Beard,
Florida; U. Woodson, Kentucky; 01-
hey Ne-well. Colorado; W. R.' Bierly,
North Dakota; S. S. Yoder,, Ohio; J. F.
Saulbury, Delaware; William Coleman,
Maryland: W%. S. Stookdale.'Mississip-
pi: J. F. Treutlen, South.Carolina: J. J.
Cornwell. West Virgihia; Silas Hare.
Continued on Fourth Page.


7 'b-'4or.'eW itec .upon' rAtner severely, Dyb
S.,.Ult', a: numbers ,of the delegates. As
th.e conference, Is one of Democrats'
who are to make the fight for silver
Within the party lines qnly, Mr. Yoder,
as one of the, Silver Knights, would
seem to have buqt little smypathy with
the purposes of the meeting.,
Several members of the Virginia. dele-
gation are residents of this city, and
-though this delegation is the strongest
in representative 'men, it was thought
necessary, probably for the purpose of
Impressing, the public, to add to its
-numbers from the Virginians living in
-Washington. '
".Notwithstanding all this, and the
small aitendance, the .leaders of the
movement claim to be thoroughly satis-
,fled with, the assemblage. The whole
power' of the conference, so far as its
action is concerned, has been delegated
to the committee on resolutions, and the
failure"of the committee to submit a re-
port to-day is due to their inability to
decide just how the cause of silver can
best, be advanced without hurting the
,standing of the members with th44 Dem-
ocratic Party.
May Not Satisfy All.
Although but little has been done, it
has become apparent that the silver.
men have no desire to get outside the
party organization. The' resolutions,
when they are finally brought forth.'
will be of a character, it is understood,
td give BoP offense to. 'Democrats gener-
ally, land. but little comfort to the
'Western silver Lmen, Who are looking
forward to the formation :of a, third
party based entirely upon the demand
.for free silver in both the old political
organizationsn. The resolutions will be
issued in the form of an address'to the
'people of the country, it is understood,
and will probably declare in favor of'
-free coinage. first and in favor of tariff
reform .afterward. -This, at least, is
said to be the programme, and when it
has been carried out the conference will
adjourn.
So, little wilt 'have" been accomplished
likely'to affect the political situation
thattwonder is already being expressed
as to the reason of the meeting. Astate-
ment made C, good authority, and
seemingly corl fated by the circum-
stances. is tojhe whole conference-.
thistead of being a movement too ad-
vance the raktse of silver, was really
determined upon ip order, that the lead-
ers might get back into the party lines.
(It is said that a.t ,the Memphis silver
convention Senator's Harris, Jones. Tur-
pie, ,and the other-rea-i silver Demo-
cratic leaders- found themselves in
such strange company, with Populists
.and Republicans .seated 'in the same
meeting with them, and heard so much
talk about a third~party which wias to
wipe Democracy. out of existence, that
they concluded they ,had gone too far,
and. had better make: a retrograde
movement.
WWant To Go Back in the Field.
Accordingly the present conference
was called, and it was expressly stip-
ulated that none but genuine Dem<,-
cracts ,should' consider themselves in-
vited to attend. The old Democratic
leaders -rd the -South h.ad been led
astray once. and they would not be-
fooled again. As a result the closest
scrutiny was given to everyone who
applied for -admittance to the conven-
tion to-day. Each delegate hafd to be
vouched for by some one of well-kno~wn
standing. This seems to be a v\ery
plausible explanation of a meeting
whiel would otherwise appear to be in-
explicable.
It,,may be safely assumed that all
'talk of a general desertion of the party
.*).riniciples by the silver Democrats will
end after the ,conference adjourns, and
'to this extent it will have accomplished
,,a great deal of good. It must not be
assumedsumd 'that the silver men have be-
''t~rrtifd to' abat6 ih the least their I


Dead Negroes Secretly Buried.
(By Asso,:latei Press.),
Winston,, N. C.. Aug..14. -There is no
indication of Sunday night's riot being
repeated. Everythting was remarkably
quiet last night, and to-day. Gray says-that the gatling gun will.
remain- until to-morrow, and longer if"
deemed necessary. The Grand Jury is
making a thorough investigation of
-the disturbance. It is learned here, to-
night-that three negroes, who were fa-'
tally injured during the riot, were se-
cretly, b.luried by their friend's north of
Winston last night.- Those -who par-
ticipated will give out no :informatiOn
as to the number of negroes injured. ,.
A Murderer Caught at Waycross. >
(Speclal to the Citizen.)
Waycross, Ga., Aug. 14.-Link- Bem-r
berry, colored, who murdered Jack
West, colored, nearly' two years., ago,
at Cordele, was arrested here to-day
by Chief Cason.,' He was put in jail, and
the Sheriff of Dooly,. County was no-
tiffed of the arrest. Deputy Sheriff G.
W. Shephard of Vienna came after
Bemberry to-night, and will return
with him to-morrow.
A JacksonVille Man In Jail.
(Specal to the Citizen.)
Montgohmery, Ala., Aug. 14.-J. T.
Rames, a well-dressed young man, was
arrested here this afternoon charged
with- stealing a box of tobacco from a
suburban merchant. The goods were
found in his possession. He claims to
be fromn 'Jacksonville, Fla., though re-
motely from Columbus, Ga..,.His young
and pretty wife is in jail with him.
Will Undoubtedly Be Lynched.
(By Associated Press.)
Lexington, Ky., Aug. 14.-Mrs. Hutch-
trigs, wife of a prominent .tobacco deal-
er, was outraged by a nehalih'hee miles
in the country neat herI 6*eay. The
negro is surrounded by a pose, and will
undoubtedly be lynched. 'Mrs. Hutch-
ings is in a critical condition, and is
not expected to recover from the. shock.'
Taylor Sentenced to Five Years.
(By Associated Press.)
Pierre, S. D., Aug. 14.-Ex-State Treas-
urer W. W. Taylor, who defaulted last
January, was balled by ,Judge Gaffy in
court to-day, and sentenced to the
limit of the law, five years .at hard
labor in the Sioux Falls Penitentiary,
Will Keep the Gold Reserve Intact.
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, D. C., Aug. 14.-United
States Treasurer Morgan'to-day receive
ed a telegram from Assistant Treasurer
Jordan at New York, stating that the
bond syndicate had 'deposited $1,658,-
.000 in gold in exchange for legal ten-
ders, and later ;in the day another tele-,
gram was received stating that $1,160,-
000 in gold had been withdrawn for ex-
port to Europe. This leavesthe gold
reserve. at the close of business $102.-
431,061. This second deposit by the o'
syndicate confirms the officials in the
belief that it fully Intends to' see to it
that $100,000,000 gold. reserve is not tit-
vaded. .''
Two Villages Plundered.
Tiflis, Russia, Aug. 14.-According to
Armenian advices, a marauding band,
commanded by a Colonel of Kurdlsh
cavalry, has', plundered the village of
Posekan, and another band Is said to
have plundered the village of Segur-
kan.


WILL KILL CAMPOS.
WA.ks CGiory. Even Though
.110Die% for It.
l ig'-ss':,eiat-d Press. )
Y.. Aug. 14.-The Ward
e"C(itv ,,f W ashingt,_,n ar-
f'rom Havana. She had
?.Wassengers. and none were
,$ cof importance.. The c, ffi-
.atall was quiet in Havana
;t-ashington sailed last Sat-
wsof the insurrection was
ult to obtain in the Cuban
nn in New York. The attitude
aniards seem to be passive
sent, the military waiting for
iach of cool weather before
mg a vigorous campaig-n.
seO Corale, a Mexican. called
Ques*ada at the revolutionary
rte rs,and offered his services
ghter. Quesada told him that
against the law to recruit men
United States, and refused to


Chattanooga, Tenn., Aug. 14.- A spe-
cial to the Chattanooga Evening News
says that the entire business portion of
the village of Pikeville was destroyed
by fire to-day. Only one store is left
standing. The conflagration is supposed
to have been of incendiary origin. The
total loss foots up to, $33,400. Only $600
insurance was carried on the property
destroyed.
Ghouls in North Carolina.
(By Associated Press.)
Winston, N."C., Aug. ,14.-Cynsider-
able excitement exists in Wilkes County
over the appearance of grave robbersi
in certain, sections. Responsible cit
zens announce the robbery of' several
graves in Union Township.


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JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 15,
fl,


A WARM TIME IS EXPECTEn'ln


At the Reopublican Conventi.on
in Cambridge, Md. "



CONTEST IS BECOMING PERSONAL,


Two Prominent Candidates for Goi,'
ernor. with Strong Adhereuts. .
The Platform. It Is Said. WVill .
Declare Against Silver.


B.By" Asceiated Press.1 1 ^
Caambridge, Md.. Aug. 14.-The -I l
publican State Convention wieh.' ad.,
8emlbles here to-morrow promises to:...
the most 'spirited gathering in yearq.
The advance guard of leaders is.'.ai-'.
ready here. and the rank and file *e^.
delegates will be on hand early ,tb-."
morrow. The capacity of this ,sMqUL
town will be taxed to its utmost I lf
accommodate the crowd, and tents, ri'vP11.
boats. Vic.. are teing utilized as. i
promptu hotel.
The friends of Lloyd Lo,%wndes cla t.^
that he will be nominated for the Gi
ernship on the first ballot, with pl'e
of votes to spare. The opp)OSitin
Lowndes centers around Willaia
Malster, and the contest is beco
very bitter, and soenew'hat rpersblo
Aside from the gubernatorial coni 1,4
the main interest attaches the platf F
The leaders say that there willlp
a strong and unqualified expree.ji
against free coinage. It is the'..
pose. also, to make a personal arr, n
rent of the alleged influence exer'fed,,
Senator German in shaping the gqd.,,
nomination of John E. Hurst f'f0 G(
ernor on the Democratic ticket. A .
FEELS SURE OF HIS STATE. ..
Representative Settle Thinks Np
Carolina Will G(o Repablii
,By N %Assoeiated Press.)
Washington. D. C.. .Aug. 14.
sentative Settle of North Carol
Chamberlain's. Speaking t,t:
porter to-day of the situation:
State. he said:
"*A great deal o)f interest,
taken in politics. W'e. the.
cans, art- going to hold the St
Democrats do not e\ven dare to
they will be able to carry it iJ
"How do the North Carolini
cans stand on, the sil\ver (
was aqsjed.
"Thler' are a ri-at many.v 2
publicans in the State. T
sentiment is in fav,,r of ) v^ s ic,
Republicans of North Car.ol'
ing to follow their party. and,
pects the national party to iI
" sirer. The delegation 4o t
convention. will., be friendly
but w lncpt do anS'.kicking-.;.-...
.W Xhopm'ndo 'they f\q~!:
r, at ion., .: ..,,:: ; :i :


ga'tion will be for,.,him.".."... ;..
'1 I I II I' I'"\' = I "
'. 'HELD .A BRIEF SESSU

Sonthern Railwicy and S!
Coni|nnies Meet in Conv
(By Assuciated Press.)
Manhattan Beach, N. Y., 1t
The convention of the SouthI,
way and Steamship C,,noipanie
adjourned last evening, met hlit
to-day and adjourned after a I
sion until to-morrow.
A committee of seven was al
last night to consider the ne\\
ment reported- back to-day. T
yored the new agreement.
nounced by the Associated Pr
night with the following e c l
The board of arbitration will
.continued, as provide,:1 for in i
agreement, with them privilege that the
members having, cases in dispute canr
submit their grievances to outside arbi-
trators, the contestants- to name one
each. The. remainder of the agreement
has been reported satisfactory with'
the exception of thie third section of ar:
ticle 24. This is tb. the effect that any
member can withdraw from the agree-
ment by giving the. commissioners sixty
days notice. This ques tion ,of time is a
stumbling block, as some of the lines'
wish to make the time .-ix months.
It is said to. be well understood that
the Seaboard Air Line will insist Ulpon
the sixty-days limit, and if no:t agreed '
upon the. Seaboard .Air Line? will not-
join the new association. This matter'
will be fully discussed: atto,-morrow's
meeting. ,
When the meeting had adjourned
Commissioner Stahlman called together,
the executive committee? ,of the old as-
sociation to windup the ohd business..,
A cnvas, f the memlers ,pesent elic-
ited the fact that the election of omf-
cers may not take place at this meet-
ing, but as one of them saidl to-day.
railroad men can change their minds


more quickly than their time schedules.
The new agreement provides that at
the election of officers the vote must be
unanimous, while under th old agree-
ment a two-thirds vote wvas sufficient,
to elect. i
Several of the representatives when ,|
seen this evening, said that it was quite
probable that a good deal of friction
might occur in the election of new of-
ficials.,
A WAY TO ANNEX HAVANA..
Send-Delegates to Congress and Ask
That They Be Seated.
(By Associated Press.)
Minneapolis, Minn., 'Atug 14.-Captain
Juds6n Cross, a prominent attorney ofi;
this city, mailed )to President Dole at
Honolulu, this afternoon, a letter con-'l
training a novel suggestion as to how
Hawaii might annex herself to the.
United States without Presidential in- |
tervention. His proposition is that Ha-
waii elect delegates to, the American
Congress and demand that they be
seated on the same basis as territorial
delegates. Congress, Captain Cross
says, would seat them. and that would
settle matters. He maintains that
there are historical precedents and
logical reasons for such a course of pre-
cedure. -
It May Be a Mistnke. -
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, D. C., Aug. 14.-Actin
Secretary Adee said to,-day that t
Department of' State had received
.information concerning the report th
an American-named Briggs. and
companion had .been injured in a
at Manzova. It was his opinion
some mistake had been made in
name of the, place, ,and that Merg
which is a seaport town about five
from Tarsur. was meant, and tha
Tarsur affair was really being :re
ed from ari,nther point.


I OR, C(A M (IRITIICISED,


GRASPED HIS ()PPORTINITY


A Prisoner Escaped from a
Steamer During Confusion.



RAN INTO SOMETHING IN A FOG.


The Man Either Went Ashore Safely
or Is at the Bottont of the Sound.
He and His Pal Were
Charged with Robbery.


(By Asscociated Preps.)
New York, N. Y., Aug. 14.--Detective
Sergeant Lawrence Delehanty ,,of Brook-
1l"n. who went to Boston to get two
men supposed to be thieves who en-
ticed Dr. Drury of that city into a
Vacant house and robbed him, got back
to-day, tout brought only one prisoner
x ith him. The other man made .hisl
escalpe by jumping off the Fall River
Line boat Puritan.
The man who got away was Edward
Warren Ball. 35 years old. who, lived
with his father at W,)nodlaven, L. I.
the one who (ldid nol escape is Samuel
B. Ryles of Philadelphia. Both said
that they were traveling salesmen.
The escape, Detective Delehanty said.
took Place as the Puritan was pulling
into Newloy,,rt. There was a very
dense fog. Dehelanty says the Puri-
tan struck somethhig. The cry "col-
lision" went up from .the passengers.
The excitement was intense. Women
screamed, and all rushed excitedly to
and fro. Delehanty was knocked back
and Ball pitched forward. The shock
broke his grip on Ball's arm. but he
still held to Ry-les. Ball. seeing his
chance. darted through the crowd. He
is a tall. musc-ulariv built fellow, and
very athletic. Delehanty tried to fol-
low. dragging Ryles along; but Ball
was t-,oo swift.
Delehanty saw him as he turned at
the foot ,of the stairs toward the main-
deck. From that pyoLnt all trace was
lost. Delehanty hastened to the gang-
way. got the officials of the ship to:,
watch out. and locked Ryles in the
stateroom. All night he kept up the
search. but Ball, could not be found.
The Puritan. after the contact, came
tv a stop. When the fog lifted the
officers turned the ship and struck a
dock. If Ball got off the shipl on that
he probably made an easy escape to,
the shore. If not. he nay ,,now be at
the bottom of the sound.













































































































































































TRUCK GROWERS GET A HEAIRINBi.


Business Men Asked To Assist in Ob
training Reduced Freight Rates.
(Special to the Citizeln.)
Gainesville, Augk. 14.-A meeting +
the Gainesville Busines.-s Men's Clh
was held yesterday afternoon for tt
purpose of hearing s-veral truck groe
ers, who asked to co'.me berf.o,,' then
C. A. (Oolchough, tr-,esi,:lent of ti


Died Suddenly of Throat Trouble..
"(Special to the Citizen.)
Lakeland, Aug. 14.-Foster Preston.
aged 9 years, died very suddenly to-day
at Fort Tampa with throat trouble-. He-
has been ill for several weeks, and left
here this morning in company witi, his',
Mother, for St. Petersburg, where It
-o a + h n-n.A .1*h + hA --yn 1A paejwnwair ~ffP


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DAILY FLO1RIDA CITIZENITHURSDAY AUGUST 15, 1895.


BRINGS SUIT FOR LIBEL,



Colonel Chipley Is After the
Pensacola Times



TIRED OF ITS CHARGES OF FRAUD.


The Sum Sued for Is $25,000-The


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a reduction in freight charges. Mr.
Colchough made a lengthy .argument,
in Which he contended that with the
present freight rates in operation it
Would be folly for the truck farmers
'to plant crops another year as they
had been losing money in this section
for the past two or three years.
Others followed and argued that. the
'freight 'rates had gradually increased
since 1880.
On motion of A. M. Endel, President
Thomas appointed G. T. Toft, J. 0. La-
Fontisee, and P. F. Wilson a commit-
tee to confer with -a like committee
from the Vegetable Grqwers' Associa-
tion. The duty of this committee is to
secure all the statistical information
possible from the railroad officials and
farmers regarding the amount of pro-
duce shipped from this section during
the past two years, and the rates upon
the same. The; vegetable growers from
points on the Florida Southern will
,meet in this city on Saturday and make
an effort to come to a definite under-
standing as to what methods to per-
sue in going before the Interstate Com-
mission. The farmers are not suffer-
:ing from excessive freight rates so
.much as they are from competition. In
years gone by the vegetable growers
,made money in this section, but that
was before the industry was well under
way, and before farmers of Louisi-
;ana monopolized markets.
NEW TRACT TO BE OPENED UP.
:- ill Be Eligibie for Homestead En-
try on November 23.
., "* (Special to the Citizen.)
Gainesville, Aug. 14.--November 23 has
Jbten set as the date for opening naval
reservationn land for homestead entry.
,This date was set to allow the register
;of the land office in this city to adver-
tise the land for ninety days.
There are nearly 50,000, acre&of this
land in the State, most of ihich 'is
very. desirable for farming, purposes.
':Doubtless a small town will spring up
on-the reservation when the railroad
firom Fort White to Old Town shall be
finished. It will pass through the cen-
'ter;of the tract.
Narrow Escape from Drowning.
(Special to the Citizen.)
Gainesville, Aug. 14.-Big Hatchet
Creek. between Gainesville and Orange
Heights, is overflowing its banks, and
At is with great danger that people at-
tenmt)t to eross the sst'eatn at the f:,r,.l
One man had a very inar,:,ro esealt,
there a. few days ago. He t as on 1iNG
way o- f',o-t Gainsville. and tc'oss-
ed tie ereek when the water was over
six feet deep. W'hen in the deepest part
of the stream ,n- -_f th.e wheels ,f his
road cart worked off the axle. and ,lhe
.was thrown into thee water ,ver his
ead. He became e:ntangledl with the
3'ins."'and eame near losing his life.
i^e finally recovered hinsefi and .v
cutting the harness from tie horse ,ot
e animal on tlhe opposite shore. Th-2
enlainder ,of his, journey was male ,,on
seback.
Man3y Buildiungs Going' 11.
(Special to the Citizen.)
:aines\ille. Aug. lt.-Notwithstand-
fg the cry ,-,tf hard tilnes in othor se.-
`(,tts, this city is moving ahead at her
dpace. There is mueh building going
at present. J. H. V!i,I,:,1 is erecting
r>ttage on Church Street. the Metho-
1 t district p)arsonage is being erected.

!.C. 'Thomas is building a fine resi-
nce,. Mrs. M. L. Oliver is rebuilding
cottage which was destroyed b Ifire
?eaitlS,,OCaptain James i. Graham is
eug~t 'a dwelling-hise on Pleasant
.-treet. and tw,%,o on Ljbet'ty Street. and
brick blocks are being ,uilt by Phillip
tliller arid W. N. Wilson. This gives
K'lloyrlien.t to. n.rany Imien.
.MT^E'Rt SyESPK liM


Begg of the Young People's Society, of
Christian Endeavor of Mobile; Presi-
dent J. T. Wright, A. M., L.L.D., of
the Alabama Military School; Captain
D. R. Dunlap, Dr. W. L. Woodruff,
Chaplain William Douglass, Messrs.
0. Minge and C. Hudson.
They report having a delightful time,
and will spend another week in cruis-
ing along the coast.

NO MONEY IN PHOSPHATE.

And the Miners Have a Difficulty in
Finding" a Remedy.
(Special to the Citizen.)
Ocala, Aug. 14.--tere seems to be
quite a difference of opinion among the
phosphate people in regard to the prop-
er methods to be employed for the
profitable marketing of the product of
the mines and ,the best manner in
which to secure such prices as will pay
a fair profit on the outlay of capital
employed.
There -are many miners who will not
enter, or have not entered, into the va-
rious organizations that are endeavor-
ing to limit the supply which just
now seems much greater than the de-
mand. The initial object of the organ-
izations was to close the mines for a
number of months. Notwithstanding
this, ,several mines have resumed oper-*
ations within the past week or ten
days, .the principal one of these being
the Dunnellon, which is now working
about 100 men.
The ruling price of phosphate now
hardly pays thd cost of production.
This fact is -agreed upon bycompetent
authorities.
A prominent phosphate man stated
to-day that one -of the wealthiest and
1.argest stockholders in one of the big
companies had announced his intention
of at once putting up additional plants
on the properties owned by his concern
with -the avowed intention of still fur-
ther "knocking" the bottom out of the
market", for the reason that ,this was
the only way by which the industry
could ever again be placed on a busi-,
ness basis. -The outlook is not pro-mis-
ing.
At the -adjourned meeting of the City
Council last night the matter of mak-
ing appropriations for the different de-
partments for next year was postponed
until the Clerk had completed his as-
sessment books. Owing to decrease in
values, caused by the freeze, and als-)
the reduction -of the city limits by the
Brown Bill, -the revenues will be ma-
terially decreased, and the apportion-
ments will, of necessity, have to be
made upon a new basis.
.Dr. Izler of the Board of Health
submitted three ideas in regard to the
proposed hospital for the Plant System
and the city; one that the road furnish
the land and the city erect the building,
both owning and operating the hospital
equally; one that the city agree to take
so many wards and pay for them. or
that the city send its sick or injured
poor to the hospital and pay for Their
care. It was thought best by those
present that the city -should be inter-
ested in the hospital and should jointly
own, and control it. The matter, was
discussed and laid over until next meet-
ing.
The Ocala Rifles gave last evening in
the parlors of their armory, a vel'y
enjoyable card party and dance. -,This
was the first social function for ?num-
ber of weeks, and was well attended.
Winfield S. Proskey, assistant coin-
missioner of the HennW9 Land and In-
provement Compaxt left to-day for
Palm Beach via-Jacksonville. He will
remain there.for several days, and may
'o down t, Biscayne Bay.
A. J. a\avengood, who has been con-
ducAlfiV a marble yard in Ocala. has
-definitely .decldg,d to make 'his home
,onqB1scKyne"Ray.' where he has been
pirospecting for several weeks. He'Tni"
establish a bakery.
Dr. William Anderson, Messrs4 R. L.
Anderson, 0. T. Green, and R. B. Me-
Connell returned yesterday from, a sev-
eral days' trip to Crystal River C(7lub
House.
Workmen are busily engaged in pla.-.
ing new crossties on the Florida South-
ern Road to the Plant System's upto,,wn
new depot. The third rail will he
placed on at once, and in a few days
all 'the Plant trains will come direct
to the old Florida Southern depot. This-
well be a great convenience to the
traveling public.
An Old Lady's Sudden Death.
(Special to the Citizen.)
Ocala, Aug. 14.--Died, this morning.
at the residence of her son and daugh-
ter, Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Burke, Mirs.
Mary J. Russ, 'aged ,73 years. The re-
mains were taken 'to Bronson this
morning for interment. Mrs. Russ"
death .was quite sudden, and" was
caused by congestion of the luns.
She seemed yesterday to be enjoying
her usual health. She had been for
some years a sufferer from cancer,
which, no doubt, hastened her unex-
pected death.
The Bondsci~an Felt Shaky.
(Specia~l to the Citizen.)
Oaa Aug. 14.-It was rumored, to-
day that C. Thalheim, *the phosphate
broker who is under a $10,000 bond to
appear at the next ,term of the Circuit
Court, was surrendered' by one of his
bondsmen, Phil Kellogg. The rumor
when traced ,down .showed that this ac-
tion was only contemplated, and that


the matter was finally arranged to the
satisfaction of the parties concerned.
NOTES FROM COCOA.
Groves Are Coming Out Nicely and
Growers Are Hopeful.
(Special to the Citizen.)"
Cocoa, Aug. 14.-Mr. Fred Fisher has
lately bougth out Mr. John Carn's fish
business, and continues' the business
at the same stand.
In a few days Mr. S. S. Jones will
move his stock of goods into his new
storeroom. Here he will be centrally
located, have a good business estab-
lished, and the future before, him.
Monday Colonel S. F. Travis of Travis
& Co. took into partnership a new mem-
ber,, a fine baby girl. The mother and
Child are doing well.
Mr. Seth Shear and daughter Lexa
expect to go North. in two or three
weeks for the summer and fall.
Mr. S. Shear is preparing fine views of
the Seminole Indians for a Philadelphia
firm for an illustrated work, also gath-
ering matter incidental and historical
for the same, ,which will be issued this
fall for the coming season.
Mrs. Louis Cherry and daughter re-
turned from Cocoa Beach greatly lim-
proved in health. They reported having
had a delightful stay there. Mrs. San-
derson, who was with them; remains
two weeks longer.
It is reported that;Mr. M. F. Dwyer,
proprietor of Hotel Indian River, will
be here soon to look after the property
and put it in order for the coming sea-
son. It is said, also; that Mr. Andrew
Lee, who formerly conducted this hos-
telery, will be, in charge for the season.
Many non-residents, who own groves
are sending the cash and orders to
those who have charge of their groves
to put them in order and spare no ex-
pense. It is wonderful how the groves
are coming out.
Mrs. Wesson,. who has been residing
in Cocoa for the summer, returns to
her place in Singleton's addition this
week. dhe contemplates spending the
winter with her son in Palatka..
TVN/-r (', nr- ia--T/ q, qS4** ~1inp -1i-ton l <- bn-< hppn-i-


WILL INCREASE HIS SILO.
Mr. Skidnmore Is Successful in His
Ensilage Experiment.
(Special to the Citizen.)
Orlando, Aug. 14.-R. H. Skidmore of
Clarkona has put up a large. Silo this
summer and has it well filled with en-
silage. The advantage that this meth-
od of curing forage has over hay mak-
ing is that the crop can be put up in
any kind of weather, and much can be
saved during the rainy season that
would be lost in an attempt to cure the
crop for hay. Mr. Skidmore has been
quite successful in former years on a
limited scale, and this success has in-
duced him to attempt a larger sized
silo. He may be leading Florida farm-
ers into a way which will result in
greater profits to them inasmuch as it
will work a great saving in the matter
of feed.
The colored woman mentioned yes-
terday, who appeared so anxious to sur-.
render a breast pin to Officers Gordon
and Carter came in from her home later
in the day and delivered the pin to
Deputy Sheriff Gordon. It was of solid
gold with a setting. Up to this time,no
owner has put in a claim for it.
On Thursday next from 5 to 10 o'clock
p. m., the Orlando Baseball Club will
hold a festival in the vacant store room
in the Charleston Block. The boys ta
in the Charleston Block. The boys
take. this method of raising a little
ready money for needed equipment.
Some talk is heard among the base-
ball men and the wheelmen of leasing
or buying a tract of land large enough
for a rink, and fitting it up for the. use
of the two organizations. The, leaders,
in the movement are looking over the
field for a suitable tract, and if they
shall find one that can be secured on
favorable terms they will' take steps to
get it and fit it up for their purpose.
J. M. Rice of the Reporter last night,
received an elegant silver inkstand, and
silver-mounted blotting pad, a present,
from appreciative friends. It was a-
gift that would gladden the heart cf
any newspaper man and inspire him
to zealous effort in his work.
Judge Butt of the County Criminal
Court yesterday held a session to give
some of the bad ones, who' were con-
fined in jail a chance to plead. 1R. J.
Reed, a white man of Sanford who was
charged with an assault with a deadly
weapon, pleaded not guilty and ex-
plained, to, the court that the rev',olver
he was charged with having pulled on
his ad\ersarty in a threatening nlanner
was minus a cylinder and cartridlges at
the tilme. and thertefo,'e was n1ot open
to-, the charge ,of being a dead,:ly weapon.
Wesley Thonlmpson. charged with the
lalerenyv of watermellons. was given
twenty-four hours in jail ,on his plea of
guilty. He was an Amerianize,:d Afr1
can. Van Smith. also ,ol,:red, ,pleader
guilty of assault an,:] was sent up .fo.2
sixty days. Andrew Gilstrap pleaqda
guilty to tile larceny of $105PI froilm li3
other colored man. Sentence "rser,'vi
awaiting deIoelo,,pmeints and the ,:^^
COvery o,:f $15 ,.t the m.oney. Ninety iD'!
lars had slieal1y 1-e11 tecovetred uplj
info'n-ttion given by the prisoners'. ..
F B. Bowen has goue to Savanriha
t testify in a lawsuit. "','
The rel:,,ort cones from Sam Y. W11
clerk ,:f the C(-riminal Court of Orait
County. wh,,o is now al Harmony Gt(3-'ol
Ga._ that he is rapidly gaining in heal
and strength.
PREPARING FOR '0URISTS.i '
Aubiirndale Will Have Ample At
coliinjodntions Next Winter. 'f
(Special to the Citizen.)
Aul:,urndale, Aug. 14.-The large,
house of Mrs..Morse. -at the wes-t end oU
the park, is rapidly ne 57iaiM-nl;&J


'Highest of all in Leavening Power.- La-cesit U. S. Gov't report









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engaged in securing the right-of-way
for the Florida East Coast Line, is now
in St. Augustine. -
The City Council has passed an ordi-
nance requiring a permit for the erec-
tion of any buildings Within the city
limits.
Had To Leave Town.
(Special to the Citizen.)
West Palm Beach, Aug. 14.-Mr. and
Mrs. George H. Nelson have left town.
It .is reported that they were requested
to do so in an anonymous letter ad-
dressed to them Sunday. The letter
was addressed to 'Mr. Nelson, whose
character had 'aroused the indignation
of the better class.
RIFLES TO GIVE A DANCE.
Expenses Defrayed by the Members
of the Company.
(Special to the Citizen.)
St. Augustine, Aug. 14.-The St. Au-
gustine Rifles will give a dance at
South Beach next Tuesday evening
complimentary to the people of the
city. The Third United States Artil-
lery Band has been engaged and light
refreshments will be served. The mem-
bers of the company have contributed
the money to defray the expenses of the
occasion.
Mr. W. W. Condo'n of Ocala is in the
city.
Miss Kate Traver is in the city rom
Palm Springs.
Miss Lottie Cairnes will leave next
week for her home in Charleston.
Mr. W. J. Jarvis and his daughter,
Miss Mamie, left yesterday afternoon
for a visit to friends in New York.
Miss Ellen Jackson and Miss Kate
Jac-kson are in the city' from Tampa.
Mr. W. 0. Stanley of Okahumpka is
ill the city. '
Mr. and Mrs. 'W. S. Pike are in the
city from Ocala.
An excursion ,will be run from this
eit.y to .-Atlanta next Monday the 19th.
Tickets good until the 22n'd.
Dr. Shine Still Indoors.
Dr. WV. F. Shine, who was hurt by a
projecting, plank in the sidewalk last
Friday. is still unable to attend to
his practice.
Mr. James L. Colee of the E'ast Coast
C'-inal Company left this morning/for
N-.:w F:iver to inspect the work Veing
,.1:, ne there. /1
Lieutenant and ,Mrs. D'Armlit and
Mr?. -%ayer left to-day, for W-est Point,
N. IL'.. where Lieutenant D'Armit has
h-en ,or. e red to report for dylty.
e Dr. Frank Shine, who /s attending
Lanlar. the colored, man/who was cut
hy Miller last Friday night,' says that
La mar is gradually improving, but that
it will be several days before he will
:,e able to appear in.court against his
:s.sailant-:. The trial of Miller and Nor*-
ton has been set for Friday.
Mrs. J. k. Enslow, Jr., and her daugh-
ter will leave next Week for a visit to,
friends in Boston'.
Mrs. J. B. Felllheimer of Jaek,:,n-ilh.
spIent yest-rday in this city.
Tile Labor Da committee app--nt,.,l
bythe A thletiq Club t,- gEL 'j a j)r-)-


ing, and extend it out to a line with
the sidewalk. This willincrease the
width of the store and building five feet..
A large bay window will be cut in the-'
east side of the store and one, large
show window will occupy the front..
The entrance which at present is in the.
center of the store will be placed'at the:
northeast corner.


Colonel Says He Will Give the
Paper an Opportunity of
Proving Its Charges.


(Special to the Citizen.)
Pensacola, Aug. 14.-A sensation was
produced in the city yesterday when
it was known that the Sheriff had serv-
ed papers on Dr. W. E. Anderson, James
McHugh, John B. Vaughn, A. C. Berry,
and Thomas Johnson, as owners, and
E. A. Crawford as editor, and Jeff L.
Davis, as business manager of the Pen-
sacola Times In a libel suit brought
against them by Messrs. Blount &
Blount, attorneys for Hon. W. D. Chip-
ley, in the sum of $25,000. In an Inter-
view with a reporter Colonel Chipley
furnished the following information re-
garding this suit:
"How did you get the names of the
owners?" asked the reporter. "It has
heretofore been a mystery."
"I believe," said Mr. Chipley, "that
they were secured from an, affidavit of
J. D. Wolfe, who, having been sued for
an obligation of the Times, made affi-
davit. in a Justice's Court that the per-
sons named were trustees and owners."
"But," said the reporter, "they might
have sold out."
"Maybe so," responded Colonel Chip-
ley, "but not being incorporated, they
are partners, of course, and in the ab-
sence of public notice of dissolution of
partnership, it may be that a dissolution
does not amount to anything. It may
be that other partners may be uncov-
ered before we get through."
"But can't you give us the substance
of the declaration in the case?" persist-
ed the reporter.
"No, sir; I can't give you anything.
see my. lawyers. This newspaper has
asserted time and again that Florid-
lans, and especially Pensacolians,i
should know all about 'Chipley's char-
ter fraud', as the paper designates it,
and has published a direct charge-al-
though the statement originated with
Abrams-that Chipley, Healy, Dough-
erty, and Triay raised a $12,000 corrup-
tion fund to influence the Legislature
In the Senatorial contest of 1891. I
can't think of entering into a news-
paper controversy with these peoplOe,
but will give them an" opportunity to
prove their charges before the courts of
the country. Newspaper controversies
settle nothing, but judicial investiga-
tions,are made under oath.
"First Governor Mitchell was malign-
ed. When the Governor's first letter
was received he was deified, atnd sweet-
ly told that everybody had always loved
him, .and no one had ever thought of
t speaking aught against him. Then
.^r came the Governor's second letter, and
,he was. appealed tot to have an Investi-
'gation, which any 10-year-old child
, would know the Governor had no au-
thority to make; but again he was vili-
fled,,fqr no~t ordering the same, 'Now I
S. ,1lk.v.e Oh~na lhe qppqqrtunity they,

.'' *." -PENSACOLA BAYERS1.'

Competition Opened for Tuition at
South Florida Institute.
(Special to the Citizen.)
'Pensacola, Aug. 14.-Miss Annie Pet-
tersin has gone to .Milton on a visit
to her'friend, Mrs. Amelia Zirkilback.
The family of W. A. Monroe have
moved out to Olive for the remainder
of the summer.
Mrs. J. 0. Seeley, wife of Mr. Seeley,
the bar pilot, has gone to New Orleans
to visit her daughter, Mrs. Munn.
General S. H. French and wife, who
had' been here several weeks visiting
their daughter, Mrs. L. Hilton Green,
left for their home at Orlando last
night.
John S. Beard has gone to Washing-
ton to attend'the Silver Convention.
Alderman C. J. Heinberg has returned
from Asheville, N. C.; where he went
to place his son in the Bingham Mili-
tary School.
Nat Conway, manager of the Mer-
chants' Hotel billiard-rooms; has re-
turned form a visit to friends in New
Orleans, and gone over to the Life-
Saving Station to spend the remainder
of his vacation with Captain Broadbent
and his crew of life-savers.
At the last meting of Star Lodge,
No. 2,,I. 0. G. T., the following newly-
elected Officers were installed for the
ensuing term-: J. M. Davis, C. T.; Miss
Lydia Wentworth, V. T.; B. L. Lar-
com, P. C. T.; B. A. Davis, Chaplain;
Miss Lull Dawson, F. S.; Mrs. Peter-
son. T.; W. Peal,. R. S.;, Miss Mabel
Beardsledy, A. R. S.; Mrs. BRoyston, G.;
J. H. Wentworth, marshal; Miss Lillie
Lewis, D. M.; Mr. Royston, sentinel;
Miss L. J. Wentworth, S. J. T.
At a meting of the board of direc-
tors of the Young Men's Business
League, held Monday night, the com-
mittee? on membership was instructed
to report at the next meeting upon
the advisability of increasing the capi-
.tal stock of the league. "
Senator Chipley has issued the fol-
S lowing notice: .
"It is my privilege t'b name a stu-
dent to attend the South Florida Mili-
tary and Educational Institute,. who
will not only 'receive free tuition, but
all expenses except clothing and medi-
cal attention. Boys desiring "to com-
pete fqr this scholarship, should send
me their names and Post Office ad-
dress on or before August 26, when
t will promptly notify them of the date
and place for competitive examination.
The examination will not be difficult,
as applicants can enter from subfresh-
man class up,"


Tugs Change Owners.
(Special to the Citizen.)
Pensacola, Au.g. 14.-There has been
a recent change in ,the ownership of
two. of ,the tugs, belonging to this port.
Bills of sale were filed at the Custom
'House yesterday astfollows:
John J. Bowes to, George, F. Batchel-
der ,of Milton, his one-eighth interest in
the tug E. E. Simpson, $1,250.'
F. C. Chaffin to J. A. Chaffin one-
eighth interest, in tug W. M. Flaqiders,
$1,250. .
: F;, C. Chaffin ,to, W. S. Keyser one-half
interest in .same tug, $5,000.
C. Chaffin to Frandis'Jernigan one-
'/ eighth interest ifi same tug, $1,250.

A Jolly Yachting Party.
(Special to the Citizen.)
Pensaco-la, Aug. 14.-The schooner
yacht Fawn of Mobile arrived in port
Monday night, and sailed again yes-
terday for Ship Island. The yacht left
,Mobile on the 6th inst. with a party
of members of the- Y. M. C. A. of Ala-
bama for an -outing on the Gulf. The
,following conipose the party:
0,rqntc ii J Rmit ih- n d hi-,ll~Q o s4 n- *-iqt +


WORKSHOPS REMOVED.
Make Room for Improvement in thle
Grounds at Kirkside.
(Special to the Citizen.)
St. Augustine, Aug. 14.-J. A. Mc--
Guire has put a large forte of labor-
ers to work removing the workhhops
from the lot adjoining Mr. Flagler's
grounds, opposite the Ponce de Leo'n
laundry, to Woodall Street at a point
just north of the old stables.
This building is being moved iii order
to beautify and enlarge, the grounds
surrounding Kirkside, Mr. Flagler's
winter home. The grounds will be ex-
tended westerly to Riberia Street, and
north to Carrera Street. This addi-
tion will include the romantic old walk'
known as "Lovers' Lane", and all of
the strip of land in front of the build-
ing.
A high fence will be run around the
addition, in keeping with that inclosing
the present grounds. Shade trees and
shrubbery will be planted out, together'
with a choice variety of flowers.
MISS FORWARD SURPRISED.
Pleasant Evening Spent at Her Home-
on Central Avenue.
(Special to the Citizen.)
St. Augustine, Augl,14.-A surprise,
party was tendered IliMs Louise For-
ward at her parent's iKuse on Centra?
Avenue last evening./(A large party
of her friends assembled at the home-
of Mrs. R. J. Oliver and went over in
a 'body. Music for dancing was fur-.
nished by Prof ,McGirt's orchestra.
Refreshments were served and the fes-
tivities lasted until midnight.
Among those present were ,Judge and,
Mrs. Forward, Mrs. R. J. Oliver, Mrs..
J. A. Enslow, Jr., Misses O'Hern, Louise-,
Forward, Anna Enslow, Emma and Ka-,
tie Gaillard, Edith Forward, May and
Hazel Howatt, Miss Oliver, L,.ttie
Cairns, Messrs. Edward Forward. E M.
Sanchez, Fred Vedder, ,C, E. Kettl.|
Will Enslow, Roy Canfield, Jamie Cox1
better, Clarence Parker,. and Jack GaUll
lard.

Alfalfa Makes Good Hay.
(Special to the Citizen.)
St. Augustine, Aug. 14.-The cultiva-1
tion at Alfalfa whiehl was begun in this,
city in the spring of '94 has created
much 'talk all over the State, ,and, in-
many sections it is being grown with
remarkable success. The crops on MrU
Flaglers large lots in this city was har-1
vested six times 'last year' The grass
makes hay. hVifch :experts say is equal
to Timo,,th"y. Mr. J. E. Ingraham hadS
th- field near the depot photographed
while t Jull, r,:o l-p was being! tliar\.est-
'-'-,!. It nakt-s r "" waich w,-uhii ..l;. ...


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'ae,,t" tou ]t'estow housesnA ei-ry 'Clever Exhibition Given at
Sev-ral oorlar-gest hli-is, in t;:w^i wes _t~i Beac
.... 'West Palm Bench.
hav'e alr-.-ndy been rented for b,:,ardn^ -.lg,'| ^/,,. ., ,
h ,,u s e s f ,- ,r t h -o n l in g e a s n T h l e e T ... ,.. "I, a l t il e C i tiz e- n .)
inconn .ti ....n: ,"U i tileVn. il1 -.10 L,.1i Palm B-ach. Aug. 14.-The per-
less giv ,_,ur town am pl-,1 : a ,-rmn-l n ance that was gi'e at tlhe new
,latio[ns I f.-r -trangers. which it 001.s'' oolhall last night I:,y the Black Dia-
always .-,-.n -a.tly in n -eed ,:t. r. d M instrels was a Nery creditab e
Much inqtiury h.^ already I:,een m a.e e indeed. (_ v-er tw,: ln' rel l1,e,1,l'le
f,,r tonat. lan,:1. and it ,l ,ks as thoug "itnessed it; in fact, the hall was
- lnu l:,er ofnew l:,lanter-s will hoI',eche ox%-ded.
t ,.1 1 ^ 1^ 111 1 ..... ,,..,.. ;' .The jokes were all :,riinal, an,l
t" i-,ls .a t ,a t th .. .. .ar "I r ,-l i.e T h on p s ,n J o h n s o n a n d
t e .. .t .....-" th e -lt- t -".At -,p f B' a i' ley ea c h sCo, -'edI a s t.i-, ess. a s tlid
,r .ish ",,- .. ""e "" 1.. 0, . .11 .he Msn g e i-s I ss t-s. A t'lm s tro n g'. C a s te l-
in elt _-eo'nai'k- .i that he Joh nson:. : -. D a vis xai_ .
plant his h. :,l ,. Hce in m l. ,,n Z ne t I Bucking hia i. etc.
se~s.,n. .iThe a fter lr,ieees wee\e a oo,:l, anil
Th ti n za-l ea.t:,n lI-; still N,'ithl.tis an, d k1', M dh h ..it ... ..cf anus -
LC-1 i a. ...... ... .... '- I in e n t. -M essts.H an and,-1l, r,-wn. v ith
ln Llel I ?..ln tails _\ r:.-y, l.t'.lay, 'till O I'll ._ ." -i,. vi- i..- .,.
l a i a . .. .. t -1 $ t h e n i a n ,oli n s a n d 'l \ \ :l fe a n d T h ,n' l l) -
I ,, I .1 i. 11 I1 I_1 1.12"_. '. , ti 2 L" I' | I_1 I. i, ,. I .c i n m sIc \v i c 'iino.-. n
r,-,ads liu,:l,:l\'-- i fact. til e 'it ra l ings J. w t g a' s,:, r x-
t h , b e t e t h e r o ,:, a s a e f ,:, r t ta x 'e l h tg ee l l e n t n "I us I --, hw i lI e J :. ,h n S O 1 n S a ll "
O tm-" lakes. altioh,,gh rfarivin l-rg- song and L. VWolfe and .P. Baile-y gave
o t ,l -,iAl wat1__r. I-e' ,=r t tz fu f.ll 01 a telel:,hone sk.:teh that was extremely
c-,tn t.a in th-_lnse lv e t, r a ll h a ve it, f u n n y T he h, ,C w a e, ,n e udi _d w ith
outets an th waerhedof hissec,1the sketch fr-on the opera, of "'Erni-
outlets, and the watershed of this-sec-:? nie", entitled, "Les Miserables", in
tion is worthy ,of study, the water flow- wi L Wolfe Walter Jonson and
1ng off in many'directions, and into wichL ofWle o~sn n
both the Gulf and ocean LorenzoThompson, together ith the
Mr. Leslie Keen and family leave this qI company, ed conspicuous
week for Atlanta, where he goes t,:, ar, tos.
lo~pkTafter his interests during the x. The noney made will go toward
position. .. t e Ilt-iI:,l:i n the new company, which will
Our pineapples, guavas, ranges, h fuperormancesforchari-
limes, lemons, as well as. orang-e trees' Th ening concluded with dancing
are making a great growth, anl wiH 1 an, er--,yone present had a most en-
undoubtedly give a, quantity ,:,f fl-uit j,,l time
next year.! .. -" -
Ripe grapes, plums, and p-ars are Personal Notes.
nIow in order, and those who pl)ant a (Special to the Citizen.)
wise selection of fruits should have Wst Palm Beach, Aug. 14.-George
some fruits ripe every- month in ltht- L. Swift. son of Mayor Swift, of Chi-
year. cage, who has been here during the
MANY SETTLERS FOR FLORIDA. winter and summer, left this morn-
,_ ng for the North. Mr. Swift will visit
v _~~~X .- N- __1, __ .. .x-A -+ ....- NT __I


hue. When cmplet it


meeti.ig Thi:. afternoon.
To Be Married ant S O'clock.
Cap)tain F. H., Greatoreax presented to
|Miss Soplhia MacMillian this morning
a magnificent bouquet of'white asters,
Ml1ss MIacMillian is to carry them this
evening during the ceremony inwhich
she a nA:l Mr. C. W. Wade are to be made
mia n a nd wife. The marriage Will take
place at the residence of the bride's
patients on St George Street at 8,
c,,' Ilc, k.
Mrs. Ira S. Mauson will leave next
week for Boston where she will visit
frien.l-- for six weeks. -
MAl. ane Mrs. Leonard Simms :have'
gone t,:o Summer Haven.
Ge.:o,'ge Edwards, an employee in the
train dispatchers" office has gone to
Georg ia.
Secretary Genovar of the Athletic
Club. lhas received entry blanks for the
bicycle races in JaCksonville on the
27t h.
The regular monthly meeting of the
General a Hospital Association will be
held on Thursday afternoon at the
Stanbury Cottage on St. George Street.
The contract for the building of the
addition' to the Institute for the Deaf
and Dumb will be let next week, W.
H. 'Marble was the lowest bidder.
He Is in III Health.
Mike Welsh was brought up before
Judge Forward this :n-orning charged
with vagrancy. He was found guilty
and sentenced to fifteen days at labor.
-The man is in ill health, so .the Sheriff
will put him to such work as he is able
'to, do. I
Mr. William P. Genovar is having a
pretty little residence ,built on Grove
Avenue in North City. Mr. George
McOmber will occupy it when com-
pleted.
Mr. A. A. Springer, the senior mem-
ber -of the firm ofipringer & Son, left
to-day for Punta Gorda.
Mr. Doug]ias Enslow, one of the
electricians engaged at the Hotel Royal
Poinciana, came up last night for a
short visit with his family.
PLOTS WILL SOON BE READY.
Building Lots To Be Offered for Sale
on Anastasia Island..
(Special to the Citizen.)
St. Augustine, Aug. 14.-Building lots
in certain portions of Anastasia Is-
land -will soon be for sale cheap.' Mr.
W. W. Dewhurst is now preparing to'
plot off the land over there, patents to
which he was granted some time ago.
The lands, which- consist of 1,400
acres, takes in the homesteads of Mes-
srs. Stokely, Harrington, Burton, and
several others. It is said that the
homesteaders are, now going to fight
Mr. Dewhursts' claim.
This land is owned by Mr. Flagler
and Mr. Dewhurst.
The first section to be laid off will
be section 28, which is situated some
littledistance this side, or north of the
Jack Mound Pavilion, bordering on
the West side of the railroad track.
Lots in this section will be sold for $25
each.
The next to be plotted is section 34.
This land is situated just below, or
south of Jack Mound, and fronting di-
rectly on the ocean. .These front lots
will be sold even cheaper that those
in section 28, and. the rear lots in sec-
tion 34, cheaper still.
All of the land on which Mr. Dew-
hurst holds patents is desirably located
for persons who would want to farm on
a small scale or even for summer
homes.
VA1ill Enlarge His Store.
(Special to the Citizen.)
St. Augustine, Aug. 14.-Mr. Julius
Speissegger, the Orange Street drug-
._i _1,- _J ,, +- 1,:+ + 1AAJ *^ ..a


STEPPED FROM A MOVING TRAIN. i.
Au Exeursionist Badly, Hurt Near
Lakeland.
tSpecial to the Citizen.)
Lakeland,' Aug. 14:--Mr. David MC-
Mullen, while out in Lake Mirror this,
afternoon fishing, accidentally stepped
upon a broken bottle while wading, and
cut bis foot badly. Dr..Forbes dressed,
the wound, and he is now resting easy,'
though the wound is very painful.
The special excursion train that left.
here returning to Live Oak and Jasper
last Sunday was filled with excursion-
ists, and one man who was in the rear,
coach, st~l:-,:,ed off upon the ground
while the tra-in was moving at a speed
of thirty-five 'miles an hour, and was:
badly hurt. He was brought to town,
and is now quartered at the Tremont.
House. .
The Lakeland Band will play for the-
Plant System excursion to Port Tampa-
Thursday.
Orange trees are looking fine in this,
section, the young sprouts having put
out a rich growth, and by next spring-
a great many of the trees will no doubt
be filled with bloom.
City politics will be red hot in a short
time. Next election comes off in- No-
vember, and already several candidates
for the office of Marshal and Collector-
have privately announced themselves.
Heavy rains have fallen here in the.
past few days, though most of the crops?
are matured. These rains wikl doubt-
less cause the sweet potato yield to be,
very large.
Mr. W. A. Poteet has been. acting as,
clerk at the Tremont House during the-
absence of Mr. L. P. Anderson, who is,
now at St. Petersburg.
WILL PURIFY TAMPA.


\


rew 'YorK, unhcago, and otner Noortn-
ern cities, and will be gone until late,
in the fall.
E. K. Barrett of Jacksonville came
down on last night's train.
J. H. Hill of Fort Pierce registered
a t Vaills last night.
E. I. Robinson, R. H. Allen, J. H.
,Yancey, C. E. Cole, and J. Kincaid ar-
rived last night and registered at
Vaills.
W. Z. Williams of Boston, Ga., ar-
ri\ved ihere last night,
J. B. Martin of Micanopy and S: W.
Rowley ,of San Mateo are here.
County Clerk Quinby came down
fro m Juno to-day.
Mrs. George Davis, the wife of one
of Lewis' victims, is a guest of Ear-
mans.
E. L. Brady is in Titusville for a few
'days.
J. W. Camstock expects to leave here
in September for Brooklyn.
Mr. and Mrs. George Potter have been
heard from at Highlands, N. C. Mr.
and Mrs. E. N. Dimick and family are
also there.
WVilI Organize a Bicycle Club.
,Siecial to the Citizen.)
West Palm Beach, Aug. 14.-Several
riders are endeavoring to organize a
bictycle club. Such a club with lady
and gentlemen members would soon be-
conie Quite popular.
A srnall steamer was seen at the
bar yesterday. She came in last night.
The Pearl went south yesterday. She
passed'the new hotel going south at
,4 o'clock in the afternoon,
The bail of Mrs. J. K. Marvin is $100.
.H,.r son's bond will be signed to-day,
!when he will probably be released.
, The train from Jacksonville last night
was over one hour late. It was de-
layed on account of the heavy freight.
: The? examinations for the teachers
Wfor Sep:,tember will occur at Cotoanut
Gro'e on September 3.


Large Number of Colonists To Coilne
Down from the Northwest.
(Special to the Citizen.)
Gainesville, Aug. 14.-L. D. Clay ,of
the firm of Clay & Hart, who are own-
ers of 200,000 acres of land in this State
and who intend to locate colonies upoi
their lands this winter, was in the city
yesterday arranging titles for his land:
in this county. It is the intention o-
the-firm to bring a number of settler;
to, Gainesville about September 15. I
is understood that their plan is to char-
ter a, passenger coach from some poin'
in the Northwest and bring a coach
load Of settlers at, one time. Most o
them will be Hollanders,,who have be
come dissatisfied with the Northwest
Mr. Clay informed the Citizen corre
spondent that they had received much
encouragement from their agents in
the Northwest, and were confident iwv
that they would bring hundreds of pleo
ple to Florida during the next, 11%,e
months. '
Every settler will have a large terri
tory from which to select a hone. an,
in this they will be assisted by several.
men employed by the projeettors for tha
express purpose. iThe -lands ownei
by Messrs. Clay & Hart in Polk Count:%
are the finest in the State, and doubt
less they will locate many people i
that portion of the State.
The people in, this county offer th,
colonizers every enoCuragement posi
sible.


The Law and Order League State&
How It Will Be Done.
(Special to the Citizen.)
Tampa, Aug. 14.-The Law and Order-
League, which was organized here in
the beginning of last week, gives its,
object in the following statement:
"Recognizing the need of such a,
movement, and' desiring to arouse a
body of public sentiment favoring the-
diligent enforcement of the law in re-
-gard to gambling, houses of prostitu-
tion, Sunday observance, sanitary
measures, etc., we the undersigned!
agree to form a law and order, league-
for ;the following purposes:
"1. To assist our worthy City CounciF ,
in their endeavors, to improve. the moray
and sanitary conditions of the, town.
"2. To encourage the officers who,
only need a sense of backing to do their-
duty. ,
"3. T? point out the objects of legitl-
mate and imperative attack.
"4. To mark those in office who fail too
fulfill their sworn obligations, use every"
effort to dispossess them, and opposee:
them at all future elections.
"This league is political, but. abso-
lutely nonpartisan, regardless of creed"
or party lines. We demand the enforce--
ment of the laws; that is our only plat-,
form."
A large, crowd gathered at Judge Har-
rison's. office yesterday to witness the-i
trial of George W. Harrell. who was'-
charged with killing a hog belonging-
to R. W. Wetherington. He gave bond
for $100.








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Points of Interest in Florida.





TH.E N E W D0UTVAL.,
Corner Forsyth and Hogan str op.(D -v I e ',Aj vjr ament Building,
Was opened Dec. 16, under the management of DODPO & OULLENS. .
Everything entirely new and firAt ..lass.I Steam elevator. Best location in the
city. Elegant sample rooms and spedlal1 rates for commercial men.: Bath
rooms on every floor, and apartments with baths attached.
Rateq, $2.50 to $4 per day. Special Rates by the week.


HOTEL CARLETON,
Opposite Post 0fic... Jacksonville, Fli
Oppsit Pot Ofic .... ,Under Now Management.,"
Open all the year. Coolest and 2ost pleasantly located hotel for the summer months. Thoi~oughllp
reite_ ndeeg.......y furnished. Elevator. -All modern improvements RHates, $2.60 to .$3 50 per day.
Special by the week, and to commercial meui Only hotel that the electric carespass to and from eepor.
CRAPe & LeVEN E, Proprietors.


Scruggins was arrested by Constable
*Frank Land on a warrant sworn out
before Justice Willard by a negro wo-
man named Eliza Nixon, who charges
him with bastardy. Scruggins secured
a marriage license yesterday afternoon
and was to have been married to Emma
Porter at 6:30 o'clock. The case will
be heard this morning at 10 o'clock.
SPANISH CONSUL IN THE CITY.

Is Making a Tour of Southern Cities
Establishing" Vice Consulates.
Spanish Consul Pedro Solis arrived in
the city yesterday and proceeded to es-
tablish and formally turn over the office
of the vice consulate to Manuel Garcia
y Cruz, who recently arrived in the
city.- Consul Solis came from Tampa,
where he paid an official visit to the
Spanish vice consulate at that place.
Key West was also visited and an offi-
cial inspection was made.
The Consul will leave in a few days
for the different cities in the Southern
States, where he will establish vice
consulates.
Consul Solis, when seen by a Citizen
reporter, .stated that all the news he
received from Cuba was through the
newspapers, and that he could furnish
no new information relative to the Cu-
ban troubles.

FAIRFIELD NOTES.

Mrs. B. J. Worrell expects to inake
a. visit to Wellborn next week.
The Panama and Fairfield, young
people are getting up a !tableaux enter-
tainment.
Mrs. Bertie Farm.er wishes it an-
nounced that she has. recovered from
her late illness, and is now "at home"
to her friends on Florida Avenue.
Miss. Effie Honton has been making
,:a visit of nearly a week at the home
.oof Miss Lena Worthington- M/iss Hon-
ton returned to Pablo Beach yesterday.
M Mrs. L. A. Beachel is now her hus-
'band's assistant in the Central Tele-
phlcnt Office, were she was a valued
,worker for several years previous t ,
]le f I" l.-: l*: g \
Pro.f. GIlenn and family expect to,
mare a t il, t.:- West Palm Beach next
we-e. Maste- Percy Glenn may stop
off at O-rm:,n,:l, where he has had an
offer ,:,f a I.,-?Liness engagement.
qEVY RAINS AT ORLANDO.
The Shower.i Are Peculiar in Cover-
ing Only Small Localities.
(Special to the Citizen.)
Orland,:), Aug. 14.-There was -an un-
usually heavy rain here yesterday
about noon, what was designated as
a "lightwood knot floated". It seems
to have been local, however, as the
fall of water a few miles out in the
country was not unusual. This has
'been a r.,,culiarity of many of the rains
-'of this se.tilon of late. A gentleman
who resides on the Ekoulockhatchee
r W in s a Iid ay or two. ago, and stated
-e there had been plenty of
11 sides of his place, he had
sain enough in four weeks to
tile ground enough to plant
states.
k. W. Lawton of Oviedo was
,tIB.sterday. She is the mother
ittle girl who. 'was so. severely
a :,ulple of weeks ago. Mrs.
L reports the hild as doing
dn,:l so far\recovered as to be up
tout the house. At one time it,
-ltugh that she could not live.
Douglass, the grocer, who- re-
moved from here t,, O'ieo. has
ith seri,)us loss in his new situa-
A night o:r twxo ago -,hi!s store
t 'fire. and the iil, ling anil stock
consumed. He had $1.(o: h insur-
n oon his st,-,ck, but thiq will not
cover his loss by several thousand d.l-
lars.
BJ. .. Magraden ,of Sant,,rd was in
r .ndo c-__ tei',la.v.a. ,qri,-! -t-
JV 'J^^ -fcL#. ,t:),-, k the e 0)'5 olit
ad star l~llffi-:'r home. remarking
'at cowse x Ist 1:,e pretty hard Lip for
when thew went twenty-five'
get into the p Iound.
.Spitt-r ,of Taripa was 'here
y. Hei.: xas io)ne ,"f tile mel C'Ut.
h~y the 71Me_-tXffy lrthro -
hen Mc.Neal was thought to i:,i
,)^ H n his ,at'm has healed and



B l~l^H ws t,) e l:,l e t ,-,' wllt ,rk.S J-"*- hl



B^^^Erss of his f'athe:r, has returned
|^H r:u'other will remain in .the



^r^" few week'T~:s lonae wie- fthhi's
pil,:n acree.,:fTa ta
-)i lan:o I,:..wsing tit ,uk ,ne
',.e~terdir v. o He C itizen. m e

htee Hele.,Au. 14Eda iles ,ad ths


nious rains are. fillin'. the lakes and


streams and greatly hinderin- tihe tcur-
ing of fudder ,:-f all kin,:l.- e ,pecic ally
d 6smn-,(iuim .l:,ea ga rwee.11, .,-,f which
there is a full er,:,p.
Miss Blake an,:] MIiss Palmer. who
have been sloenlins a ft'ew weeks in the
colt-age ,:.f Captain Blake at Corr.;.nalo
Beach. returned t.:. Lake ,Helen some
days a-g.,.
Mr. and,: Mr.2. C. M. Drake are making
a.I1 e'ten,:lel] tour ,:,f the east c.,rast in
their pri\'at_ cnveyance.
D,- 0. B. Webster 'has returned to
Cincinnati where he will complete. his
me]Jical studies during the coming
year.
An enc,-ouragings feature of the times
is the buildling .:.f a, large and hand-
some residence :n Lake Winnemissett
by. Dr. Tol:,ham ,of Brooklyn, N. Y. The
building was designed by -and the work
is in charge of Contractor J. P. Mace
of Lake Helen. and will give employ-
ment for several weeks to our me-
chanics.
MIrs. J. R. Hurst is expecting a, visit
from her sister. Miss Lubbs, who. is, a
teacher in the public schools of-Eliza-
beth. N. J.'
Welnka Personals.
iSp-.:.ial to the Citizen.)
Tvelaka. Aug. 14.-Mrs. A. F. Reeder
left, for her ohl home in Indiana yester-
day. She will return in about two
months.
Mrs. W. C. C. Branning, sister of Mr.
ClaC5k Stel)hens, and two younger chil-
dren of Titus\'ille are, the guests of Mr.
H. iH. Bryant. Miss Ella Branning,
her Idaughter. a iso. arrived last evening.
Mssrs. F. Lawhorn and William
Genv'er. who have been away to the
beach for a week's vacation, have just
returned.
- T e game of baseball played here on
Saturday between the Fgruitland and
XVellcikak teams was one of the best
of-tie season. The score was 5 to 7 in
favor of the Fruitlands.
Building Societies Are Popular.
(Special to, the Citizen..)
DeLand, Aug. 14.-For. several, years
DeLnnd people have been investing
their savings in building -and loan as.
-.- ti-1.,,. .-^ cf

Last week a local board was organized
for a Gainesville company, and to-day
Mr. Cordero is organizing a board for
a Georgia company.
Mr. R* D. McDonnell left yesterday
for Key West. ,
Mrs. H. G. Wood and children, ac-
companied by her fadther-in-law, left
yesterday for Asheville, N. C. Mrs.
Wood expects to, make that place her
future home, as her husband has a
position in one of the hotel orchestras
at that place.
Rev. John McKinney left yesterday
on a visit to ,his old home in the East.
His daughter,-Miss Bell McKinney, will
leave in a day or two for a month's visit
to relatives near Asheville.
Death of an Old Settler.
(Special to the Citizen.)
Daytona, Aug. 14.-Mr. Jacob D. Mit-
chell died yesterday at his home on the
peninsula, opposite Daytona, at the ripe
age of 75. ,He was a native of Ver-
mont, born in 1820, and having come to
Florida in 1866. A wife and daughter,
Mrs. W. W. Carter, are left to mourn
him, and the East coast has lost an-
other of it's landmarks.
ALABASTER MINES IN ITALY.
The Industry Flourished at Pisa in
Classic Times.
From the Chicago Times-Herald.
Thirty-two miles to the southeast of
Pisa, in the province of that name, a
very remarkable and very ancient in-
dustry is carried on, says the London
Daily News. We refer to the alabaster
industry, of which a full description
from actual observation is given by
Vice Consul Carmichael of Leghorn in
a foreign Post Office report just issued.
Volterra, where the alabaster is found,
enjoys special distinction among places
in the world which produce, that com-
modity. The material, which is of five
main varieties, is found in nodules, em-
bedded in huge masses of limestone.
At the end of each cavern whence it is
extracted two or three men are to be
seen working away with small T-shaped
picks by the dim light of unprotected
oil lamps of Etruscan pattern, which,
by a singular tenacity of tradition, are
still in use in this district. In one case
the block of alabaster will be already
well protected from its bed of lime-
stone, and the operator is carefully'
picking away all around it in order to
extricate the complete block. The
larger the specimen the more valuable
it is in proportion to its weight. In
another, search is still being made for
the alabaster, and the workman is vig-
orously beating down the wall of lime-
stone until he lights upon the white
nose of what looks like a, block. He
then picks away carefully, so as not to
injure the prize. When. there seems a
likelihood of a large quantity of lime-
stone having to be. removed, blasting
with gunpowder is resorted to.
The alabaster industry dates back to)
classic times. Great changes have tak-
en place in it, however, within living
memory, In former days there were
three distinct classes, of workmen en-
gaged in the work of fashioning the
raw material-the master artist, who
owned a workshop and employed nu-
merous workers, selling his products
direct to the alabaster shops or "gal-
leries'"; the journeymen and the trav-
elers, men who took huge 'cases of the.
goods and sold them as they went along
in all the countries of the world, civ-
ilized and uncivilized. Of these, two
the master worker and. the traveler,
are now extinct species. Nowadays
three men, usually relatives, work to-
gether in informal partnership, one be-
ing a turner. another a modeler. and
the third : a decorat,:,r, who carves such
decorative a,:djuncts on the finished ar-
ticles as fruit and flowers. Their gains
are very small. and, indeed. travelers
wh, put in at the p)ort of Leghorn and
have alabaster vases, statuary and the
like offered at_almost ahsiud~u-.i :
-; ^^i..-"-T"ci'L'-"'r7--frT-n'i'[I ,- '.
One kind of alabaster is made by a-
process of dyeing, which is still a trate
secret, into an excellent imitation of
c6ral. For a time this had a very large
sale, but the trade is now threatened
with extinction. It is suggested that
the people of the East, who used to buy
it largely, left off doing so, as they were
doubtful Whether the sham article
could be properly used in the religious
rites wherein a coral plays a part. The
alabaster. workers have' true artistic
characteristics, but in their desire,* to
turn out what they think will sell they
neglect the .fin'e models that are to be.
found in such profusion in the churches
of Italy and flood't'he market with eter-
nal productions of a limited number-
of classical figures and with flashy
modern dancing girls, coquettish div-
ing girls, faultlessly clad pifferari, and
impossibly spruce lazzaroni.
THE JAPANESE MEMORY.,
-We Have Nothing Like It in These
Western Regions.
Tokyo Letter in Chicago Times-Herald.
The Japanese memory is one of the
wonders of the country. For example,
it is the custom to number the houses
on a street in what you may call their
chronological order, instead of their
sequence; that is, in the order of their
erection, so that No. 11 may join 999, on
one side and No. 70 on the other. No.


1 may be three miles from No. 2 and No.
10 midway between them. In the city
of Tokyo there are 1,330 streets, and by
-the last census 318,320 houses, which are
divided into fifteen ku, or wards. When
a street passes.through more than one
ward the houses are numbered inde-
pendently, so there may be five or six
numbered 20 and eight or ten numbered
2-perhaps miles apart. Therefore when
a stranger sets out to find No. 217 Moto-
mara Machi, which is the name of the
street, and Azubu, the name of the
" ward, in whichour friend, Tsuda Sen,
who was a commissioner to the. Chi-
cago Exposition, lives, he might as well
look for a needle in a haystack.
After~hunting for three or four hours
and finding seven or eight houses with
the same number- on the. street six or
eight miles apart, he will -sit down in
the nearest tea house and cry or curse,
as the case my be, until he gets cooled


,off. Then he will hire a jinkrisha man.
write the ad~dres~s ,on a piece of paper,
and go whirling up and down streets
and alleys, around corners and through
short cuts until he is landed at the
proper place without the slightest phy-
sical, mental, or moral damage. '
The jinrikisha men are cookies, with-
out education or mental training. M'0st
of them can read and write, the
names, of streets and men and mer-
chants, and factories. They know the.
location and ithe number of everyone
,of the 318,320 houses, in Tokyo and the
name -of almost everyone',of the 1,500,-
000 inhabitants. They are very seldom
puzzled to find ,an address, ,even though
it may be given Incorrectly, and if you
will tell them accurately where you
want to go they will'take you. without
he, slightest delay or hesitation.
The same phenomenal memory ap-
pears in other classes of !the people,
and you have to be careful about tell-,
ing a Japanese gentleman the same
story twice. This is the result of cen-
turies of training. But the reasoning
powers have had -no such exercise.

A Big Log Raft.
From the New York Sun.


Hay very good; large quantity will be
saved. McIntosh-Boss.
SOUTHERN DISTRICT.
Lee-Timely rains during the week.
Preparations being made for fall gar-
dens. Planting cowpeas and sweet po-
tatoes continue. Citrous family pro-
gresing finely. Myers, 83 degrees;
rain, 0.98-Gardner.
Dade-Weather warm; light south
winds; no rain during week. Lemon'
City-White.
Brevard-Week generally dry, but
some sections got local showers. Pine-
apples making fine growth and prolific
In suckers. Sweet potatoes looking well.
Banana plants showing good growth.
Atlantic-Nesbitt.
DeSoto-Showers. Corn crop re-
ports from the county show an unusual
yield. There was a larger area planted
than ever before. Avon Park, 82 de-
grees; rain, 1.30-Thacher.

ACTED UNDER A THREAT.

Sullivan Cathron Explains How He
Came To Fire a Building. "
(Special to the Citizen.)
DeLand, Aug. 14.-The Volusia Coun-
ty Criminal Court of Record convened
in regular term yesterday. There is
an unusually heavy docket, and Judge
Stewart started the work off with a
rush, being determined to expedite
business as much as possible so as to
reduce expenses.
The first case called created some-
thing of a sensation. It was the case
of the State vs. Sullivan Cathron, ar-
son. On April 7th last a building at
Tomaka in this county, used as a dwell-
ing, a Post Office and a store, and oc-
cupied by the store keepers family, was
destroyed by fire. The origin of the
fire was a mystery until a few weeks
ago, when circumstances pointed
strongly to the man Sullivan Cathron
as the incendiary. He was arrested
with a man by the name of Owens as
accessory before the fact. It was im-
possible to secure evidence against
Owens., and a nolle" prosequi was en-
tered in his case.
Cat'hron Had No Counsel.
When Cathron was arraigned he did
not appear to appreciate the gravity
of the charge against him. He said he
had no counsel and no money to em-
ploy one, and asked the Court to assign
counsel. He finally changed his mind
and, notwithstanding he was informed
that the penalty for the arson of a
dwelling was life imprisonment in the
penitentiary, he entered a plea of guil-
ty, and asked to be allowed to make
a statement in extenuation.
This request was granted, and his
statement was to the effect that a few
nights before the building was burned,
a man by the name of Winn, who is
rather prominent, and is well thought
of, came to his house, which was a
few hundred yards from the building
burned, and told him if he did not come
to the store the Sunday night follow-
ing and assist him to burn the house
and rob the store, he,would kill him
on sight.
I Cathron claimed that. the threat
caused him to be particeps criminis,
anrd. for this reason implored the mer-
cy of the court. He further stated
that at the point of a pistol Winn made
him enter the store and -remove the
goods afterward found in his (Cath-
ron's) possession. After the robbery
had been committed, Cathron-says that
Winn entered, the store, secured a can,,
of kerosene, poured it on the building,
and applied a match. An information
hasbeen filed against Winn, but as
Cathron has made more than one state-
ment in reference to his accomplices
and principals, the\ truth of his last
charge is doubted.
New Informations Filed.
The new informatickn's filed by the
County Solicitor were as follows:
State vs. Noah Fuller, assault
tent to murder; State Ns. Sheer|
cent, larceny, second off nse:_ +
iJateMrc.S + -' Calvi lnprf Ht-r' 1.. -p~sA-
uier nrs;ta te
under th efSB earsr; nEULl^ ^H
ton White, assault with intentr
der; State t s. William Larnbki
sault with intent to, murder: State 's.
James Gibbs, Jack Munroe, and Alien
Staples, gaming; State vs. Asa Man-.
ning, selling liquor.
Manning was tried, convicted, and
sentenced to 120 days in the County
Jail. William Lambkin also pleaded
guilty to assault with intent to murder,
and was remanded for sentence. R. W.
Howard pleaded guilty to carrying con-
cealed weapons, and was sent up for
thirty days.
The negro gamblers, Gibbs, Munroe,
and Staples, were convicted by a jury
and also remanded for sentence. The
court will probably be in session till
the latter part of the week. + \
'/
FORCE OF PRINTERS DOUBLED..
Noble Newspaper U--nion Will Work
,a 'Day and Night Foree.
/ (Special to the Citizen.)
DeLand, Aug. 14.--The Noble News-
paper Union, which has been working
on short time for the past six weeks,
resumed full tim~e yesterday. The
force of printers has been doubled, and
after this week, will be worked in two


shifts-a day and a night force.
G. A. Dreka left this morning for
Asheville, N. C., where he will be joined
by his wife who has spent the summer
at her old home, in Maryland. Mrs.
Dreka is in rather poor health, and
will enter a sanitarium at Asheville.
Edward B. Richardson and Miss Ro-
denhouse were. married at the Metho-
dist Episcopal Church parsonage by
Rev. J. G. Bonnell.
N. M. Alexander and- Dr. Samuels
have gone on a prospecting tour to
'the 'Fort Myers country. They drove
down and will be on the road for sev-
eral weeks.
Mr. Whitcomb Invents a Gate.
(Special to the Citizen.)
DeLand, Aug. 14.-Mr. I. W. Whit-
corhb is trying to organize.a local com-
pany to manufacture and patent a re-
cent invention of his in the form of a
spring gate. The novelty, of the device
is in the spring concealed in the hinge
post, and so arranged as to close .and
fasten the gate when opened from
either side. The device is, a simple and
inexpensive one and Mr. Wrhitcomb
says Xthat it can be manufactured in
Florida as cheaply as in the North.-
Notes from Middleburg.
(Special to the Citizen.)
Middleburg, Aug. 14.-Messrs. G. A.
- Chalker, Frank A. Copp, and Charles
; Bardin, left the first part of this week
for Dunnellon, where they will join a
hunting party for a week's hunt in the
r', Gulf Hammock. ,
Mr. Reid Branning, who has been
quite sick'for some days, is again able
, to attend to business.
A druggist named Norwood will open
q a first-class drug store at' this place on
September 1.
Miss Pearl Thompson, who/ had been
visiting her aunt, Mrs. A. H. Moss, for
some months, returned to her home at
t Fort Meade, last Sunday.
Mr. S. J. Dillaberry has had cut and
; cured 1,500 pounds of hay .from a half
acre of land. This fact shows that
- as fine crops of hay, from native
ii -rasses can be cut in Florida as in
o any other State in the Union.
S Mr-. A .B Montmallin of Palatka spent


-*


On Mrs.
Keeping


J. Irene Adams for
a Disorderly House.


The latest big log raft experiment on
thePacific coast has proved a big suc-
cess, the first entire success in the-his-
tory of such attempts. The, raft was
built in the Columbia River, and con-
tained between six and seven million feet
of lumber. It was made of piles so close-
ly bound together that not a timber in
the whole great bulk was movable.
The raft was started from Oregon late
in July, in tow of the steamer Mineola,
and arrived in San Francisco on Aug.
2, after as, smooth a trip as though it
had floated down a placid riyer instead
of over a considerable stretch of the
Pacific Ocean. It would have taken
several score of ships to transport the
lumber, and the owners of / the raft
have cleared something like $22,000 by
the success of -the experiment. Several
similar rafts have been started on a,
similar trip, but while one or two have
been a modified success, several of the
largest have gone to pieces in stormy
weather, and been a total loss. ,


LAKE WORTH.-Long, narrow lagoon, sep-
trated from Atlantic Ocean by ridge 'bf land;
gulf stream runs close to shore, sensibly modi-
fying temperature; game and fish abound;
-shores lined with handsome villas; Palm
Beach, terminus of East Coast Railway. Di-
rectly opposite on ocean side is Hotel Royal
Poinclana.
OCALA.--Center of the rock phosphate re-
gion; also orange, lemon, and vegetable center.
ORMOND.-Between the ocean and Halifax
River; exceptionally fine beach and hammock
drives; Hotel Ormond is here..
ST. JOHNS-,RIVER.-Rises in swamps near
Lake 'Okeechobee; empties into the Atlantic
near northern extremity of the State; one 'of
the few rivers flowing north; upper course lies /
through savannas and swamps; below Sanford
it widens into numerous lakes; sluggish cur-
rent.I,
JUPITER INLET.-Souther extremity of
Indian River; Jupiter lighthouse, 146 feet
above sea level, visible for twenty miles; Gov-
ernment signal service station; American end
of Nassau cable.; good tarpon and shark fish lnt.
KISSIMMEE.-Frontier town on Lake. To-
hopekilega; starting point of Dieston drainage
operations; dwellings and plantations stand'
where once was water five to seven feet deep;
fine hunting and fishing.' Near by .are St.
Cloud Government sugar experiment station
and extensive rice and' fruit plantations on re-_,
claimed lands.
FERNANDINAi-n Amelia Island; finest
harbor on Atlantic Ocean soUth', of Chesapeake.
Bay; firm, wide beach, many 'miles long; ex-
cellent fishing in Cumberland'! and Nassau
Sounds and tributaries; town settled by Span-
iards in 1SOS; rapidly rising in importance as
a phosphate shipping port. I
LAKE GEORGE.-At the junction of four
counties; sixteen miles long by eight wide;
formed by a widening of the St. Johns River.
ROCK LEDGE.-Beautiful spot on Indian
tRiver in heart of Indian River orange county;
; towns, -:t..,
'in 1767; ruins of.canalnue, of Florid 1oda's #.deff
age w orks-,yet extant." 'i n n -.- "
ing.
BISCAYNE BAY.-Terminus of the Florida
lagoons, separated, from the gulf stream by
line of coral reefs and islands; home of' the
green turtle and the tortoise shell turtle of
commerce; finest cruising grounds In the United
States; headquarters of the Biscayne Bay Yacht
Club at Cocoanut Grove. .Incomparable' cli-
aate.
ST. AUGUSTINE.--Settled by Spaniards in
1565; oldest town in the United States. Princi-"
pal objects of interest, Fort Marion. St. Fran-
e.s Barracks, sea wall, Old City Gates, Slave
'k'arket, and the famous Alameda hotels, 'Ponce
de Leon, Alcazar, and Cordova.
y.ALLAHASSEE.-Capital of Florida; was
once one of its richest towns; situated in high
rolling country; noted for its beautiful flowers
and "good roads; surrounding country fine. The
Muiat estate,- once owned by Prince Achille
Murat, two miles west of station. State House
is of Interest.
OCkLAWAHA RIVER.-A very narrow, tor-
tuous stream running through a dense cypress_
swamp; 200 miles traversed in a straight line of
fifty miles; dry land visible only at. long inter-
vals; trees draped- in moss touch the steamer on
either side.
TAMPA.-On fine bay; important commercial
point; land terminus of the Plant Railroad Sys-
tem; steamers connect with Havana, touching
at Key West. Tampa Bay Hotel, west side of
Hillsboro River. Port Tampa Inn at Port
Tampa, nine miles distant. Cigar manufactur-
ing a growing interest at Ybpr City, a Cuban
suburb of Tamhpa.
QUINCY.-Pleaant ante-bellum town, center
of tobacco district; hilly country;, good roads;
fine farming country.
SILVER SPRINGS.-Most famous spring in
Florida; 600 feet in diameter, 60 feet deep, of
perfect transparency; 3,000,000 gallons of water
discharged dally.
KEY WEST.-Southernmost city of the
United States.; situated on coral Island, four and
one-half miles long by one broad; important
military and naval station; center of sponge
fishing and cigar manufacturing interests. Fort
Taylor, Custom House, Masonic Temple, con-
vent, San Carlos Hall, and Government build-
ings of interest.
HALIFAX RIVER.-Florida's northernmost
lagoon, twenty-five miles long.
FORT mYERS.--'n the Caloosahatchie
River; resort for tarpon fiskers; game in abund-
ance; a border town on the edge of the Ever-
gladesT


THE EMPIRE HOUSE

219 W. ADAMS STREET.,

Large, cool, airy rooms, with all modern con-
veniences. Special Summer Rates by the week
and for transient visitors. ,
L.C. RILEY,
Proprietor.


THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 1895.


DAILY FLORIDA CITIZEN


FINE OF $100 IMPOSED


T.HE WEATHER AND ROPS



,Conditions for the Week Ended
August 12.



DECREASE OF RAW IN THE STATE.


All Cereal and Food Products Are in
Good Condition, but Cotton Con-
tinues Unsatisfactory Over the
Greater Portion of the State.
/


The Florida Weather Service has
sent out the following bulletin of the
condition of weather and crops for
the week ended August 12.
While rainfall for the State has been
,fairly general, the amount was less
than for previous week. Showers were
well distributed, excepting over sec-
tion of Volusia and Hillsboro Counties.
Over sections of this -territory copious
rains would be ,acceptable, though at
this time nothing is suffering for lack
. of moisture_ .All cereal -and food prod-
ucts are s;Alsfaotory. Cotton, as ad-
'vices indicated for last week, contin-
ues unsatisfactory over the greater
portion of -the State cotton belt. Fall
and winter vegetable planting is being
pushed with a propitious outlook at
.present.
Western District-The rainfall over
the district was markedly less than pre-
vious week. In fact it can be said that
the week was a seasonable one, and all
-crops are doing finely with the excep-
tion -of cotton, which continues in an
unsatisfactory state over the greater
.porlon of the district. Fodder pulling
has been finished; hay being housed.
Sweet potato crop good and plentiful.
The corn crop is exceptionally fine.
Northern District-Temperature av-
eraged nearly normal, with a deficiency
in moisture. As a whole, the conditions
were more favorable than during the,
preceding week. Cotton is reported as
improving in Suwannee County, though
still unsatisfactory in Baker and Mad-
ison, where -shedding and rust reports
-dominate. The only county reporting
the need ,of moisture 'is Nassau, and
this ,deficiency is confined to the high
lands. Fodder saved in very good con-
dition in Alachua County. Potatoes,
peas, and pin'ders doing well. The
sweet potato crop is unusually large,
and many sections are putting some in
:market. Peaches and other fruits are
getting ,scarce ,in some sections. Cane
promising, with ,.a flattering outlook
.for rice. -One correspondent states that
corn in Madison County is the best in
its history.
Central District-The week has been
.generally seasonable and good work has
been done in housing fodder and hay.
The regular and special corn ,reports
-show that the yield will be large, as a
-correspondent says: "There will be
plenty of meal in the State. Rice on
hammock lands is doing exceptionally,
well. There is a large crop in pros-,
:pect for Orange County, where advices
show the grain to be heading heavily.
'In the future this will be one of the
-staple crops of the county, Sweet po-
tatoes, field peas, eggplants, and. late
vegetables satisfactory. Active prep-
arations for planting fall and winter
crops are going on. Sumter County
gathering corn. Pastures are fine, and
cattle looking well. Orange trees grow-
Ing finely. Some low lands in Marion
County received too much rain, and,
A) a 'consequence, potatoes are not do-
ing so well. Corn crop good, and a
', large antt .u_^^ .--. g a

K*c.p..ty '0t t satisfactory .Near Tarpon
-5r Srings-"refreshffng showers would be
t.- timely. Crops, however, are generally
-satisfactory.
Southern District--Weather satisfac-
. tory over the district with flattering
crop indications. 'Corn matured and
quantities of fodder and hay housed.
'Sections continue planting cowpeas and
sweet ,potatoes. Fruit interest pro-
gressing nicely. Pineapples making
fine growth in Dade,. Brevard, and De-
Soto Counties. Banana plants show
:good growth. Orange sprouts growing
-rapidly,
',. Summary ,by Counties."
WvESTERN DISTRICT.
Santa Rosa--Hay is making and plen-
-iful. Sweet potato crop good. Milton
80; rat~n, 0.,Carlovitz. (
Liberty--The work has been favora-
ble for fodder. All crops doing well
*except cotton, which is shedding. Fall
crops in fine condition. Bristol.--Mc-
Aliley.
Escambia--Hot iand showery. Noth-
ing doing out of doors.- Saving ,fodder.
'Large amounts of pears on the trees.
M01ino.--Trimmer.
NORTHERN DISTRICt.
Alachua-Fodder saved in good con-
*dition. Potatoes, peas, and pinders do-
ing well. Cotton rusting. Archer, 81
*degrees; rain, 1.21.--Andruss. ~
Nassau--A little hiore rain is needed


-here on high lands. Getting dry.
Amelia, 80 degrees; rain 0.-Jacques.
Suwannee-Heavy rain this week, but
leis than last week. Fodder pulling
about over. Cotton doing very well.
-Very little change/lsince last report.
'Peaches nearly gone. Pinders, cane,
,sweet potatoes, peas, and rice doing
well. McAlpine.-Block. *
Madison-Corn is best in history of
the county. Peas pinders, and sweet
potaotes good. Cotton is not good.
,Rust and blight reported. Ellaville.-
'Sammons. ,
Leon-Weather improving'. Fodder
-pulling / progressing. Cotton rusting
and. shedding. Corn_ best in years.
Bradfordville.-Bradford. ,
St. Johns-Week fair for work. ,Some
'heavy showers. Corn unusually, prom-
ising. Switzerland,--Steele.
Baker-Another. bad week. Cotton on
-low lands is badly damaged-scaled.
Too much rain for peas. pinders, and
-potatoes. ,Fodder pulling done. Mac-
clenny.-Reed.
Jefferson-Rather, too much -rain for
cotton, which is beginning to open.' A
/goodo crop of corn is matured. Cane
looking well. Monticello.-Smith.
CENTRAL DISTRICT.
Orange-Fine- season for potatoes.
-Early field peas matured. Late plant-
Ing growing finely. Buda, 80 degrees;
'rain, 2.60.-Proctor.
Volusia-Potatoes. peas, egg-plants
: and. rice looking well. Good week for
bhay. Corn excellent. Barberville.-
H ill. %
Sumter-Gathering corn begun. To:o
much rain for hay. Pastures fine
Orange trees growing finely. Catt I
looking well.
Oxford-Eighty-two degrees: rain
2.44. Borden.
Olrange--Crops continued to look well
Very seasonabl.e; good rains since las
report. C)viedo-C rutchfiehd.
Lake-Heavy l'ains fell 6th and 7th
2.43 inches fell from 6 to 7 p. m., 7th
llth. 2.50 fell in one hour and ten min
-utes. There has been either too mucl
rairi- or it was too threatening to-.A,


THE EVIDENCE WAS VERY DIRECT.


Witnesses Testified That They Went
to the House for the Purpose of
Securing Evidence Against It.
Statement of the Defendant.


The continued case of Mrs. J. Irene
Adams, charged with being the keeper"
.of a disorderly house, came up'before
Judge Willard at the Municipal Court
yesterday morning, and resulted in the
imposition of a fine of $10.0
Several witnesses were examined by
the prosecution yesterday morning, aNl
of which went to show that the house
was being used for immoral purposes.
The evidence was much the same as
that which was given on the previous
day, and was very plain. It was,.
elicited from two of the witnesses that
they went to the house for the purpose
of securing evidence to convict the pro-
prietress of it.
Mrs. Adams, the defendant, made a
short statement, in which she said that'
she purchased the property in March.
1893, and that in January of last year
she rented it to a Mrs. Townsend, who
came here from St. Louis. Mrs. Town-,
send ran it for a short time, after which"
Mrs. Adams again assumed possession
of it, and it was afterwards rented to
Mrs. Lillie Townsend of this city, who
continued to run it until May 7. No
statement was made by the witness in
refutation of the charge that the place
was being used for immoral purposes.
Judge Willard stated that the evi-
dence was sufficiently plain to need no
argument by the lawyers, but sho-rt ad-%
dresses were made by Colonel Walker
for the prosecution and Colonel Pope
for the defense.
Colonel Pope endeavored to show that
the charge against the defendant had
not been proven, but that the test[-
mony had been rendered for another
charge than the one set forth in the af-
fidavit. Colonel Walker wanted the de-
fendant sent to jail instead of a fine,
and thought that the case warranted
such punishment.
Judge Willard, before passing upon
the case, stated that he thought the
evidence was sufficient to cause a fine
to be imposed, and he therefore fined -
the defendant $100 or three months in,
the City Jail.
A motion for a new trial was mi-
and overruled, and the case was t
appealed. A bond of $225 was made
and signed, and the defendant was
leased.

ASSAULT AND BATTERY.
Two Negroes Arrested for Bei
Another Negro for Alleged In l
q Robert L. Ziegler and Suntir-: -
ler were arrested yesterday aft-
by Constable Frank Land on :!
rant charginm- th-m with assauH^
battery. The wararr.it f:-r i h-irl
was sworn un '.:'V -i ," ,r'Ir,- MH' H
At J. Pres.l-n.
Preston tdh a man that Robe
ler was not living with his wif.U
with a woman ",'h,om h,:- passed, off as
his wife. Several remarks were made
Jv Preston ill regard ts:i the samne inxt-
;r, which rear(,!. the ears of the two
iegler br,-ot-t1 ,i.. ,off ti Iem se-
. r1f d lar'L dTIya e e .(,.
very little fighting'wa- done. PrNes-
thought that he wvaf"noi-' sinned
lhit than sinning, and he weni
e Justice Of the Peace- Willard^^(
swore, out a warrant tlor the arre
the two brothers. Thty were tel.-
on bond for thiir appearance J?
morning.

SHIPMENTS OF ORANGES
Will Be 31ndo.from the WVest In
Direct to New York.
it has been rtum.,red in shil)ping
cles that Jacksonville will maket
siderable money through the trans
nation of oranges from the West Ind
According to the ru'lmo-0r, the oranges
to be shipped from the 'est Indie-g
this port on small schooners, and sli
ped fromn here 1:, rail. In\'estigat^B
reveals the fact that a p:rominent B^
tonl commission house has purc ha:-
the coming crop in the We-st Indlies. a^
they have signed a contract with tj
Atlas Steamshilp Company to ship tH
oranges through from the W'est Indie
to New York and Bost,-n. This con-
tract was signed, it is said. to save lpay-
ing storage ,on orange boxes which
have been shirpped to" the West Indies.
It is expected that abo,:ut 411.00," ,-range
boxes will 1:,e shipped from this p,:,rt to
the West Indies about the 1st ,of Octo-
ber. The boxes will 1.,e shipped on one
of .the regular liners, p:resumalbly the
Jason.
GOING NORTH.
Passengers Booked To Sail on the
S'tennthiDi Algonquin.
The steamshiIp Algrn'luin will sail at
11:30 o'clock this morning, for New York
with the following list -of passengers:


Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Spratt, Mr. and .Mrs.
W. A. Bisbee, Adam Corell, P. Kurtz,
L. Berlack, B. M. Baer; W. P. Sumner
and son, Mr. and Mrs. Sol Iseman, Miss
Slager, Miss Zacharias, Mrs. A. W.
Cockrell and two children, A. C. Rose,
N. J. Crutchfield, C. S. Perkins, Miss
A. Q. Tyler, Mrs'. J. N. Stripling and two
children, Miss Ella, Hodges, Mrs. W. J.
Driscoll, Mrs. Bertha Baarde, Miss Es-,
telle Strawn, Miss Frances Strawn, W.
T. Wilbur, W. H. Bartlett, E. Inger-
soll, Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Platt, Jr., Wal-
ter Thomas and daughters, Miss Ella
Bell, Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Marshall, L,.
M. Taylor, M. B. Rice, T. King, Andrew
' P. Krantz, Mrs. A. Livingsston, Mr. and
Mrs. L. N. Wyatt, L. N. Wyatt, Jr., Miss
Rogers, and Mr. and Mrs. ,William
Schriner.

GILMORE--BOWDEN.
g Miss Edna T. Bowden United in Mar-'
riage to William T. Gilmore.
Miss Edna T. Bowden and William
T. Gilmore were, quietly married at
8`30 o'clock last night at the residence
of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Delaporte, ....
e West Beaver Street, by Rev. W. IT.
Dodge. The house was beautifully dee,
a orated for the ,occasion with flowers
a and ferns. Only the members of the
families of the bride and groom were
a present. Gussie and Mattie Delaporte
r stood up With the couple during the
t ceremony, after which a collation was
served. wil l
1 Mr. and Mrs. Gilmore will leave this
f morning on their honeymoon trip,
t which will last two weeks, 'after which
e they will be at home at their residence
n on State Street.
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morning, will be closed immediately.
The amount applied for both here and
abroad largely exceeded the $4,000,000
offered.

Peace Reigns in Oniaha.
(By Associated Press.)
Omaha, Neb., Aug. 14.-The day
passed without any outbreak in the
Police Board muddle. The rival boards
arranged a conference this morning,
and after several hours' session it was
announced that the old Fire and Police
Commissioners refused any compro-
mise, except on the basis of permitting
the Supreme Court to pass on the sit-
uation. The A. P. A. commission con-
sented, and it was agreed that the old
commission should continue to con-
duct the offices of the city until a de-
cision sh-all have been rendered in. the
case. Chief Justice Nevil of the Su-
preme Court announced late this even-
ing that a special session of court
would be -held to-morrow to settle the
Omahia police case.

WOULD HAVE TO "SEE" MR. SCOTT.
Before He Would Accept Any of
Judge W. B. Owen's Brick.
Judge W. B. Owen, who. was quoted
in yesterday's Citizen in the report of
Tuesday's' meeting of the Board of
Public Works as having made the
statement that J. R. Scott, architect
and superintendent of the City Build-
ing,' had refused to allow his brick. to
go Into the structure unless he paid
$100 to Mr. Scott, was seen yesterday by
aE Citizen representative.
Judge Owen, stated that a slight error
had been made in the reported state-
ment, inasmuch as the demand of Mr.
Scott was made, to him in a negative
and not a positive form. Judge Owen
said:
"Mr. Scott, as superintendent of the
building, refused.to accept three lighter
loads of brick that.1 had sent for use
in the construction of the building, ,un-
der my contract with the Knoxville
Building and Contracting Company,
contractors for the building. I went to
him and asked him why he refused to
receive the brick. H4 replied that I
.would have to 'see' him, and that he
would have to be 'fixed' if I wished to
have the brick accepted. I asked him
if he meant that I was to pay him ,$50,
$75, or $100 tot accept the brick. He de-
clined to specify any figure, but said
that he would inspect all the brick that
entered into the construction of the
building, and that if I wished to have
my brick accepted I would have to
'see' him: occasionally as the lighter
loads were received. I told him that
if he meant I was to pay him money
to accept the brick that I didn't propose
to do business in that way, that I had
lived in the city for nearly twenty
years, and that I didn't intend to en-
gage in any underhand business at
this late day. It was, not that the
brick were inferior in any way, ,upon
which his refusal to accept them was
based, but that he intended to reject all
of my brick unless I would 'see' him."
Judge Owen stated further that. this
was, in substance, the statement he, had
made to Mr. Clarkson and Mr. Cashen,
members of the Board of Public'TWorks.

BOARD OF TRADE.
Little Business Was Transacted Yes-
terday Afternoon.
A very short meeting of the Board
of Trade was held yesterday afternoon,
and very little business wa's transacted.
Those who were present were: Dr.
A. iS. 'Baldwin, president; C. H., Smith,
secretary; A. B. C-o.mpbell, 0. 6L. Keene,
W. S Wrare. M. Corse. W". P. Gifford.
'. -B. Clarksn, and E. Bean.
The ,cmmit tee that was appointed
at a pireiots iieeting to secure hcot-l
rates for the National Editorial Asso-
clatipn repo;t.1d ,.t hIatt figures of from


SOBER MEN AT A PREMIUM.


States in the next 100 years. I believe
that hemlock and oak bark costs in the
North about $12 per ton.
"The third product I will mention is a
fibrous plant that grows luxuriantly
In Florida, known as ramie. It has a
fiber as strong and as fine as silk. It
is used both with silk in making the
finest of fabrics, and alone, as I have
seen from manufactured specimens in
the Agricultural Department in Wash-
Ington. Ramie Is exported from China
and Japan in a coarse fabric known as
grass cloth. The raw fiber sells at
the North and in the European markets
at $300 to $350 per ton. This fiber
comes principally from China and
Japan, where it is prepared by hand for
the market. But a machine has been
invented by a Louisiana man to produce
it more cheaply.
"The last product that I will mention
(there are hundred of others worthy or
notice) is wine. A, grower in Leon
County has proved that wine can be
made here equal in flavor to the best
wines of France, and there are soils
yet uncultivated near Tampa that can-
not be excelled for the growth of the
grape. In concluding this article I
will say, and I have no doubt the state-
ment can be readily proved that there
is not a State in the Union where money.-
can be better or more pleasantly in-
vested than Florida."

The desperado Sam Lewis has been,
captured by Deputy Sheriff Pierce of
Dade- County, and the people of that
part of the State feel relieved. Lewis
tried every, means to evade arrest, and
in resisting the officers he fatally shot
one of the Deputy Sheriff's posse, add-
ing another murder to his list of
crimes. His trial should be, speedy,
and his punishment according to the
enormity of his offenses.

Referring to .the fruit shipsments
from. DeFuniak Springs, the Breeze of.
that place says: "'The season Is suffi-
ciently near its end to enable a very close
estimate to be made of the crop. Up to
the last publication, the total ship-
ments by freight and express were
9,421 packages; last week the shipments
were 5,204 packages; and those for this
week, up to date, 425; making a total
of 15,050 packages. Six entire carloads,
aggregating about 6,500 crates, went by
freight, and the balance by express.,
These shipments went forward from a
region that fifteen years ago was unin-
habited save by gophers and salaman-
ders. This is a fair sample of the prog-
ress made all over the State within tho,
period mentioned." .
Many residents of the eight counties
representing West Florida will ga~tlh.<
in the city of Pensacola on the., *20t
of this month' to see the West FI,
ida exhibit, collected by the Louiso.ll,
and Nashville Railroad, before it ,
be sent to Atlanta to be placed 'int
Agricultural Building of the Q.oQ!
States and International Expositlo-ptil
all probability, people from other .,.
of the State also will visit PensL
for, in connection with the exhlbig
cursions to points of interest, b"I"
races, and other amusements have.]
planned. The managers of the L
ville and Nashville road have go|
great expense in getting together
West Florida exhibit, and It, toge.
with the Plant System collection
-that, from. the East Coast..willj --"
eredita-bl,6 display, A .t6

Tw~enty-five yearsi-V'o*'e'r^~ja|
dustry was of little Impottanec'"'TIn.e
ange County. A writer in the.,"(
County Reporter says that the
products of the county in 1870
16,213 bushels of Indian corn,'{ 'ti
bushels of sweet potatoes, 306 bO
cotton, and 4,S56 gallons of mdlaa^^.
The population at that time w'a's."i!,
of whom only 198 were eoiored. ,".^|^
over, _54 horses were in the eo6i{ f
3,962 milk cows HI0,S27 other cattle,'/(f
3,693 swine. When the orange indi&ts
was inaugurated, all others were. p.-
tically alb.andoned, and farmers' tugi~l
their fields into ,orange groves',; '.ag'
winter's freeze ruined the trees,'-u^
the land is still there, the sun; shijle^
.just as warmly, rains and dews ',.J:'
as they did] twenty-five years ago, 'md
the people of Orange County hav'e gr(Si<
back: to first principles-, and are'mee't!
ing with suecesa.

The matter ,of convict lalyr .is a|
p-resent receiving attention from ,tRM(
rita'te pre~ss. The Gainesv'ille Sun says;
"'Convicts; should. not. be allowed t~o com^r


pete with free laborers. When t,
present lease with Senator Baile-y sho.L1
have expieed, some o,: there displ,:si'tiQ
of the cnvicts should be mad-e by thi
otate. The Legislature of 197 will hazvt
to deal wi-th this question, and now ip
none to,) early to consider it."' The
Bron-son Timec-Democrat says: "The
w\olrk of convicts puts no money in cir-
culation in our county. The su!)plids
of the camp are impor'ted, and the pres-
ence of the convicts is an offense and a
menace to good citizens. Honest labor
desires and should have work." cox
belief is that the labor of the conv\ice
of the State could be used advantago-
ouiJy in making and maintaining tle
county roads. In p::arts of the Sovih
where they are engaged in this work
the cost of the, roads is just one-half, fr
those on which free labor is employed.

BITS OF HUMOR.

"De only t'ing." said Uncle Eben.
"dat soene rmen nebber gits 'scouraged
ober am tryin' ter lib wifout wuh'kin'."
-Exchange.
A True -Priend. Miss WVithers:
"What would you do if I should refuse
you?" He: "I'd see if I couldn't flhd
some other fellow who would bee will-
ing tto, marry y-u."--Life. .!
Gomez: "I say. was it you who r4c-
ommended that cook to my wife?"
perez: "I believe so." Gomez: ""Thjn
I shoulM lik., you td,, come and hajN'e
supper" with u; til,-night.--La _aceta
de Malaga. ,
Visito: "'Wlhat are y,:,u crying abobtt.
myv little man?" Little Willie: "All ffy
brothers hez got a. vacation, and I hailft
gOi. n~one.'" Visito,-: .W h that's TO
bad. How is that?" Willie (between
,so:,s'i: "'I-don't go.-to school yet.,'-
Life.


THOUGHT.rOF THE WORLD..
Electricity In Agriculture.
One of our Consuls in the German
Empire reports the successful trial of'
an electric plow. This is accompa-
nied with the statementthat it can .be ,
run cheaper- than a pldw operated bby
steam or drawn by horses, where their-
food is expensive. Ifa 'low can be
drawn by an electric motor, of course
a harrow, cultivator, and grain. drill
or seeder can.. So apparently can a&
mowing machine and harvester. HaV-
ing prepared land for a grain crop,
planted, cultivated, and harvested it
by the employment of electric power,
the thrashing and cleaning of it by the
use of the same kind of power would
seem to be easy.

When electricity, is once introduced[
on a farm, to conjecture where it will.
stop, is difficult. It may produce as
great a revolution in the country dur-.
ing the*next'ten years as it has pro-
duced in the city during a similar pe--
riod. The farmer's house and ground&
may be lighted by electricity in the,
near future, and his home begin to 'as--
sume an air of elegance. An electric:
sheep-shearing machine is now in op-
eration in England and Australia,,
and less difficulty -would seem to be,
met with in constructing a machine-,-
operated by electricity that would cut
the grass on a smooth field than the,
wool on the wrinkled body, of a Me-
rino sheep. With an elcric power
plant a farmer can run a mill for grind-
ing grain 'for stock, -a circular saw for
cutting wood and a machine for husk-
ing and shelling corn. He can also re-
lieve the boy who is accustomed to turn.
the grind stone.
Farmers. have the reputation of being
very conservative and slow to adopt
,new things. This is' true, but when
anything new and useful is introduced
they are anxious to adopt it. Fashions ,
in working the soil and in tending
crops spread very fast. The like is
true in relation to Aptroducing new,
crops. Let one man in a county make
a success in raising tobacco, hops.
broom corn, or any ,hew variety of fruit,
and a hundred will follow his example
the next season. In five years its pro-
duction will become the leading indus- .
try. .
Near many farm's in the Soptherni
and Eastern States, are water 'powers
that can be utilized for -running dy-
namos and other apparatus for pro-
ducing electric light and power.T In
most parts of the. South and West soft
coal for producing steam is very atun-
dant ,and cheap. Almost every farm of.
the prairies is supplied with a wind-
mill whose power could be utilized for
generating electricity. To'convey elec-
tricity twenty-five-miles with a loss oq,
only 20 per cent is now practical. But
11ittle doubt can be entertained that'
great improvements will be made inr
generating and transmitting electric.
power within the next few years.
With this power to do most of the,
work on farms little use will be ,made
of horses, mules, or other. draf t ani-,
mals. They will be ',useful only for""
drawing, produce from the, fields to the.,
farm buildingv'and from ;there to the''
market.' The cost of keeping the draft ,
animals. that are req.Uired, to, do thf"
work on a large, farm is great. Much
of the produce of the,farm is, require-d
to feed them. Every 'year they ;come'
rear "eating -thetr'heads off'., 'Years-
ago, inslavery times, an old Kentucky.
farmer, who had two, thousand acres o5.
land in the bluegrass region'and ,
hundred male and female servaits,, '
explained why he made no -noney ir.
farming. "'WVe wort." he sairl. ""-ix\-
months in every year in raising co
to feed to mules and pigs. "The pigs
are killed just before Christmas andl.
they make just b:,aeon enough to feet' :
tlte field hands..2n harvest, Q' .


The president of a street railway
company in St. Louis recently told an
Inquirer that he wanted "steady and
sober men, and only that kind". He
considers even moderate drinking a
bad habit, and will not tolerate It. He
thus defined his policy:
"My foremen and others who have
charge of men are repeatedly cau-
tioned to be careful when men report
for duty. If a man shows the least sign
of having taken a drink or two, or does
not appear steady in every way, he is
right then and there asked to step out."
This is purely a matter of business
with him. He is not seeking the moral
improvement of his employees, but the
safety of the property interests that he
represents. "We must do 'this in self-
proteotion," he explained, "for let it
once become known that we tolerate
drinking, and demoralization would
soon ensue among -the whole lot, while
every accident that happened would be
credited by the public to the drunken
antics of our men, and we should then
be compelled to pay every claim made
against us."
This is another Illustration of the law
of the survival of the fittest. The
drunkard, and even ,the drinking man
who would resent being called intem-
perate, is being pushed to ,the wall by
the taws of trade. We have reached an
age when the sober man commands a
premium In the labor market.

THE SOUTHERN PEACH.
The most notable development in
the fruit line this season is the won-
derful popularity achieved by the
Southern peach In the Northern mar-
ket. Secretary Smith of the Interior
Department recently made a visit to
Georgia, and on his return to Washing-
ton waxed enthusiastic over the sub-
ject of Georgia peaches, regarding
which he said:
"Georgia peaches have a national,
if not an international, reputation
through this year's product. More
peaches have been raised and marketed
than ever before in the history of the
State. They are large and juicy, and
In the Eastern markets, I am told,
have almost entirely supplanted the
tasteless California peaches."
Evidence to the same effect comes
from various quarters. A New Yorker,
who Is always on the lookout for the
latest and best thing In the way of
fruit, writes the Citizen as follows:
"You may be interested to know that
the Southern peach is running the Cali-
fornia peach out of the market. The
fruit from the Pacific Coast has always
been fair to look upon, but most de-N
ceptive to taste, always lacking flavor.
The Georgia peach that we have had
In abundance this summer is handsome
in appearance, and as good as it looks."
Secretary Smith says that few people
comprehend the magnitude of this in-
dustry In Georgia, and cltes the fact
-that one railroad system during the
season has been hauling from sixty to
ninety carloads per day in refrigerator
cars from Georgia to Eastern points,
the -trains running on lightning sched-
ules, and making even better time than
the vestibuled limited passenger trains.
.,Wqw. 'tlhat the Northern people have


IfhQ, .singa de mand.'

AN OLD SETTLER'S VIE-WS.
The Financial and Industrial Record
of Boston, in its issue of August 7, pub-
lishes a letter on some of the resources


continued from First Page.


Texas; and Senator J. K. Jones, Arkan-
sas.
After the appointment of this commit-
tee, the conference adjourned until 4
p. m.
Could Not Agree on a Platform.
At 4 o'clock the committee on pro-
gramme and platform reported through
Senator Daniel that it was unable to
report, whereupon the conference de-
cided to adjourn until to-morrow at 10
a. m. It Is generally understood among
the'delegates that the important work
Of.the conference is being done by the
committee. When Senator Daniel re-
'ported to the ifull conference lat 4
o'clock the committee had not author-
ized the draft of a platform, and none
,of the members were able to say when
the report would be completed. The
proceedings of the committee devel-
oped some differences of opinion as to
-the lines of policy to be recommended,
but they were not of a sufficiently
radical nature' to cause apprehension
, serious delay.
- The committee proceedings indicated
that the report, when made, will rec-
.ommend an issuance of an address to
the Democratic Party of the country,
urging in very strong terms the main-
'itenance of the silver cause in the
Democratic ranks, and will also outline
a plan for the organization of the silver
forces in the party with the view to the
electionn of delegates to the next na-
,tional convention. This plan will prob-
-ably embrace the appointment of a, cen-
tral committee, with a member from
,each State and Territory, who shall in
;turn select a member from every
county, the latter to, have the power to
.appoint a member from, every precinct
In his county. The plan includes pro-
vision for national headquarters, prob-
ably at Washington.
Straddled the Financial question.
'' (By Associated Press.)
Crawfordsville, Ga., Aug. 14.-The
Congressional convention of this, the
Tenth Congressional District, met here
aipd renominated J. C. C. Black for
congress by acclamation. The plat-
form was a compromise to the financial
'question. Mr. Black was elected on the
face of the returns at the last election,
'but on account of irregularities he re-
signed his commission. Tom nW'atson,
-the well-known Populist, has also been
-renominated by the Third Party.
,,SOUTHERN BUSINESS INCREASING.
Flattering Showing of the Trades-
man for the Past Week.
7, ~,(Special to the Citizen.)
C Chattanooga, Tennm, Aug. 14. -The
,".radesman in its review of Southern
t industrial matters for the week ending
august 12, reports a continuance of
le;satisfactory condition of business,
fth increased activity and improved
tlook in lumber.
e iron industries all over the South
iusy. many being compelled to de-
n' orders for" early delivery; the iron
6.4bction of the South is consider-
1ncreased.
feature of the lumber market was
,placing of an order for 11:11),000,(000
1f'9f pine by a St. Louis company
a a Mississippi manufacturer, and
alrded as significant of the activ-
n'the future. ,
thern hardware houses report bet-
iHi-4ness. The actiyity in new tex-
,!idustrles In the South, according
."reports received by the Trades-
shows no signs of abatement, the
ber, of Important cotton manufact-
companies organized during the
..'being ,considerably larger than
.uaY,'The follow i fjoncerns have
Ca ed te -.as 'f employees:
a' ee Fta nd ndry Com-
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Weather Inudietions.
Washlngton, D. C., Aug. 14.-Forecast for
Thursday: For Eastern and Western Florida:.
Showers; southerly winds. '


7.,dicAte- -MEA e;boro6ug-- .
',avanced 10 per cent, and the, La-
Iron Works,. Wheeling, W. d:,
cent advance.
ng the new industries reported
Tradesman for the week ending
t 12. the most important are two
nicompresses at Newport. Ark.. to
..i.ii-i ,a nd $60.i'00: a 1(.-b a rrel
#Ing mill at Fredericksburg. Va..
ndry and machine shops at M,-rrill-
n,'.Ark.. and ir,',n works at Birming-
in,Aa. A $56,001) piano manufactur-
Ieom'Panv has been chartere-l Z't
pCharleston. S. C.. ,a'$50,$ 0 cotton oil
A;>it-'any at Clarksville. Tex., a St,..-
^O.'cotton mill company at Meridan.
Aliss.. a $16ii).O0 cotton mill will be
T'ected at Raleigh. N. C.. and one to
:,st $25.0)0 a-t Newport Ne\s. Va. An
(,. J,0"'' wdter. light and ice c,:,mpany
A-.as been incorporated at Weathert'oird.
'Teax.. a $200.0,) lumber ,,company at
. "o'rgantown. W. Va.. and one with a
''^upi'tal of $126.1,0). at ,VIhitfield, Fla.
;' Tht- T-ra,:lsman rl,-ports among the
"Onlargements for the week. a flouring
mhill at Port Re:,publie. Va.. cotton mills
at S'tanley Creek. an,:1 U~ni,-,n. S. C..
and woodw,:.iking plants at Hartman,
M'iss.. and Florenee. Ala.
The Trade-sman's list Of1 nw build-
ings for the wet:k inclu,.le a bank build-
ing at Galveston, Tex.. to cost .50(,:
a, $11'. Of,) church at Raleig-h, N. C.. a $"1..-
00,) depot at Lynehl-urE. Va.. a :;1:3.1(,)
hotel at Cleburne. Tex.. a .li(i ofice
buildings at Gah'e.-ston. Tex.: peniten-
tiary for Tetiennessee- t,_ .' t $:}l:J ).ii.>
and a $25.1.1)1 sCh,:,ol building at Ruston.
La.


\ t eietri 0, po.q - ',".,_g.o.
Wi th 4lCti o r6,ve;.r' 'ig:^|&^*,yi
greater 'portion. of farm work,, rt /...
animals will be required only foir team-''-' ..
ing purposes and for pleasure. ,Mos"
likely small machines adapted ) L11h
power a farmer has will be empl'-,yed
for thrashing and cleaning grain.' Thi--c.
will make it unnecessary to%\e large
machines ol.perated b%- :t steam t'llsinl?
or eight ,or more Iehrses go about the-
c,-,untiry putting the grain crop i~i a
condition t-.. send to mark-r. It will
also relieve the "women '-)Ik" -f the
anno,_yanee an:l lab:,r of ftini-lhilng
fo od -, n,-] ,lodging for a ,..nal_, of'.. ;i" a l-
ers. The farmer will al!o s^."v, the i~ien-
ey -that he now spends in ,ihiving his
grain thrashed.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.

Cheaper Ferringe.
Editor of the Florida Citizen: It gave.
me muc1h pleasure t-, read the article
headed "An ultimatum Given" on the
third page of the Daily Florida Citizen
of t o-day.
The actio,-n of the special committee of
t _ie Counts n Conmissioners in regard to
the ferry co.,npany was prompt ald to
the p"point. Let the Commissio[lers
*'fight it out on that, line", and they will
1ie backed ut:, and heartily supp-,orted by"
the great majority ,of "southsidet-s'"
who have st,.,,ood the extortionate
ehal.xt-es and irregular and go-as-thcy-
lile-.'- "unning- of the .ferry altogether

Let us have a radical change, no half-
way Nrcoprlornise., We e want extend
and regular service, and living and fair
charg-es. Half the present rates are as-
much as the people are able and willing
to pay, and as the volue,-ime of |busillesS
increases, which it surely will with
reasonable rates and better service., we
h1ope for still further reduction. The
ferry should be a public convenience,
not a Ipro,"hibitory monopoly.
SOUTH SIDE.
St. Nicholas. August 14.

CHARGES AGAINST POLICEMEN.
1ill C'onie Ulp Before the Police Com-
missioner% Next Mondny.
The Police Conmmissioners will have
charges against three members of the
Ipo,,Iliee force, in which to hear evilenc.-
at their meeting next Monday.
O-Ine of these is against Policeman.
Spruill. who has been suspended from
duty by Chief Keefe for being intoxi-
cated while on duty. A report was sent
to the station on Tuesday that the po-
liceman was intoxicated. Hle was sent.
for, and his badge was taken aw:ay
fro_ nhim.
A charge of being intoxicated has
also been made against Policeman:
Rentz. and against Sergeant Minor for-
brutality to a prisoner. The two latter,
charges have been made by John and
Frank McDonald. who were arrested-
by Policeman Rentz on Sunday for be-
ing! drunk and disorderly. John Mc--
Donald was very badly beaten at the
time of the arrest, for which Sergeant
Minor is charged with being responsi-
ble.
Hewl for Enmbezzlement-
Richard Cook, alias Frank Cook, waste
before Justice Smith yesterday morn-
ing on the charge of embezzlement. He
was charged with embezzling $1.000
from a negro woman named Jeanette


tho-e figures ha--bee'"'f-'l.see-
retary of the Editorial Associeation.
Mr. %_'ampbell reported that th:e com-
mittee which was appointed to )appear
before the County Commissioners- t)
protest .against the erection cof a bridge
aer,)ss the St. Johnis River had ful-
filled its missi)n, and had presented the
resolutions an,.-! oijeti,:ns of the.- board
t,:, the Oomnis sin-_i at their last
meeting-.
The .matter ,1-f rebate on the cost ,:f
the telephone rented from the Bell
Telephone Company was referred ti
the secretary to make reply.
A communication was nt-ad f'-m VV.
S. MeKean of Asbury 'Park. N. J.. in
which was set forth his ability t',, get
up attractive displays as a ,Trawing
eoard for the city, and also to prepare
and manage pr:,ograinm-s for bicycle
and other events. The eonummunicatih-n
was referred to President Prile o,:f the
Jak~sonv'ille Wheelmen.
A communicati,_,n was 5 receive, ] 1"o111
th Chairman ,-,f th- executive comnmit-
tee ,of the New York Chamber ,of Cum-
merce asking if the board cou1 >ldis-
pYose ,of some C1iC11uar.-." ,: n "s-),LInd
moneyy. The secretary was instructed
,to reply that the b:o,-,ard Coul r,:,bably
distribtite l, ,ii'e' ciuiars.
A letter waS read from W. S. Wa.a-
Staff. in which he ait- dvcatedcen'ling'
.in invitation t.:, :.i1i capitalists and an
e-co:,rt .,-f militia numbering 1.(,)(i men,
wh.:, will visit the .So:,tlth friom the ..We4t
s,,me tim:- >during the fall. It was ,:le-
>;'de,:l that the. entertainment o:i f th-
g'entlemen would cost a great de<-tl
wIith ,,u rsulting in nuch g-oo-0 d.

HELD FOR THREE DAYS.

WVaters Is Said To Have Been Fleeced
Out of Stp7<:4.
E. B. lWat-rs. the young white man
who attempt-d to kill himself at the
Central H'otel last Tuesday afternoon.
and who was tak-en to the City Jail by
Policeman Htrrndon and:l locked UpL ,on
the charge ,-,f discharging firearms
within the (qity limits, was .ordered
held for three days by Judge Willard at
the Municipal Court yesterday morn-
ing. Waters had been ol, a drunk for
several days, and it is reported that
while in this ,condition gamblers fleeced
him out of about M7.1) o:f his father's
money. He became very despondent
and attempte--d to, kill himself rath-r"
than face his parent, whose money he
hadr! host. He has nearly recovered
from! his spree, and will be allowed to
gl, h]o,_re as soon as he is in his right
mind again.
Annie Burch and, Minnie Thomas, col-
tred. who were arrested by Policeman
Bie,1,hoff and charged with disorderly
co:duet by fighting. were also before
the Court. Annie was crying bitterly
andl tried hard to work ulpo)n the sym-
pathy of the Judgge. but she failed mis-
erabl:v, ani was tined $11.). Minnie was
let off with a small fine of $3. Neither
of the women had, the money, so they
w.ere given ove-r to, the care of Jailer
Jaiverman. After being locked up

Annie cried so loud that the jailer was
compelled to take her to the farther
enl of the jail in order not tip disturb
the proL,.eedlings of the Municipal Court.
Jake C-ook was charg-ed with being a
su Spicious charact-r and peddling
without a license. He was arrested by
Policeman Slate-r for se-lling pocket
knivt-s. which were I-litfveid to have
h-,-,n stoien ,A ine r,f $2.5 was entered


;. 'n Mnfe n Wrte, then'a Senator from
Louisiana, who was. promptly con-
firmed. "
S.,. Even with -this gain, only two of the
nine Judges were really in any proper
sense representatives of the, South,
Jackson of Tennessee and White of!
Louisiana. To be sure, Harlan came to
the bench from Kentucky, but he had
always lived on the south bank of
the Ohio River, and differed in no par-
ticular, Us regards hist polltcal attl-
tude, from any Republican on ithe
northern side of the Stream. Like the
late Judge ,Wood's, who was appointed
from Georgia where he had settled as
a carpet-bagger, Mr. Harlan is essen-
tially a Northern man. When Mr.
Cleveland named Mr. Lamar for this
bench In 1888, the South secured the first
real representative of thls section ap-
pointed to the Supreme Court since the
days of Democratic Presidents before,
'the war.


and possibilities of Florida, written by
F. J. La Penotiere, an old settler of
Hillsboro County. Mr. La Penotiere
says that after living Jn the State for
'twenty-five years, he can'safely declare
that the United States holds no place
where a man can live more c0onfort-
ably under his own vine and fig tree,
enjoy sweeter milk and honey, and be
put to less expense, than in Florida. In
explanation of failures he sas: ,
, "I doubt whether any State in the
Union has had so many inexperienced
settlers who have failed through their
own folly and inexperience, and have
gone out cursing the State, instead of
their own improvidence, and want of
foresight, and apparent neglect of the
most ordinary rules of life, and business.
The principal trouble has been among
people of small means who came here
with the one idea of planting an orange
grove. An orange tree must be planted
and then carefully cultivated for per-
haps ten years before a paying, crop
can, be expected. How many have
merely planted the grove without the
wit or means to wait for its bearing?"
Mr. La Penotiere believes that the
freeze of last winter has. been- a great
object lesson.to-a large number of the
orange, growers.of the State. Continu-
Ing, he says:
"To those who' live above the 29th
degree of latitude, -the freeze ha~s been
disastrous beyond recovery. ',In, the
more southern portion of the State- the
,trees ,are coming out finely, and next
year we. may expect (to see large crops.
But the lesson taught by the freeze haas
been of incalculable Value. It has~turned
*thi attention of the common-sense
people ,to the immense undeveloped re-
sources -that they have neglected.
These have -been talked of by intelbi-
gent people for years, but only very
tentatlye attempts have been made ,to
utilize them. Four principal products
strike me just now as being most im-
portant, namely: First, tobacco, espe-
cially In view of the fact that threats
*have been made by the Cuban auth.ori-
,ties to cut off the ,exportation of that
product. We can grow ais good tobacco
for cigars as can be produced in Cuba.
The exact -locality where the best can
be grown i's to. be found, but the Cubans
seem ,to have more enterprise in that
direction than Americans. The best
cigar 7wrapper leaves come from the
Island of Sumatra, and are sold..in
Tampa at $4. per pound. In Virginla
ordinary tobacco is grown profitably at
8 cents per pound. The best wrap-
per tobacco is grown on ordinary
good ,soil, as ,a small, fine leaf is, re-
quired, and we can grow as good an
article as comes from Sumatra to,this
.country. What better thing does the
protectionist want 4han, the protective
duty of $1,50 per pound on wrapper t0-
bacco? Yet, in spite of this, but one
firm has had the common business sense
to grow wrapper tobacco in Florida.
'"I will next -mention the root of th,.-
scrub palmetto. Experiment has


So far asconsiderations of locality are
concerned, the South nmAy well urge
that Judge 'Jackson's successor should
come from the same part of the coun-
try. The South is entitled to have at
the veryI least three representative
jurists on the highest bench, and it now
has but two, leaving Harlan out of-the
account. The nation Is divided Into
nine judicial circuits, each of which had
a representative before Judge Jackson's
death, except the Second, which in-
cludes New York, Connecticut, and Ver-
mont, and the Fourth, which comprises
Maryland, the two Virginlas, and the
two Carolinas, Jackson and Harlan
b'oth coming from the Sixth, which in-
cludes Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, and
Michigan. In order to give each cir-
cuit a place, the appointment now to
be made should go to either the Second
or the Fourth Circuit; and of these two,
to *the last, because It has been so long
unrepresented;
Undoubtedly, however, the claim will
bemade 'by New York that the prize
should go' to that State, on the ground
that a great proportion of the cases
submitted to the court come from it,
and that the presence of a lawyer
trained in its courts and laws is espec-
ialiy desirable. Happily, so far as po-
litical considerations go, the South can'
be quite Indifferent whether Mr. Cleve-
land finally picks outi.a New Yorker or
a man from south of the Potomac. The
T nominee is sure in any case to be a
good Democrat, and no questions are
... now before the *country on which
. Northern views -and Southern views can
L 'be differentiated.
As regards the income tax, the death
of Judge Jackson does not give any
chance of reopening the question of
Its constitutionalitv. He was one of the


TO INVESTIGATE THE RIOTS.
Commission May Be Appointed at
Foo Chow To Go to KII Cheng'.
iBy Ass,,ciat.Ld Press.)
WVachingtoln. D, C.. Aug. 14.-No -on-
Tirma-tion has been recneived at the
State Department of the appointment
of a comnmissi,"-n at F.:,o -,Cow to visit
the scene of the recent riots at 'KtL
Cheng. though Minister Denbvy ha.s
advised the department that the ap-
_ointment of such committe- \'Was un-
der eonsidmeation and that it w,,uld b.
composed of Americans and English-
mnen. The press reports ,:,it the subject.
therefore, are accepted as accurate.
No, surpr-l'ise is expressed that the
Chinese (7v,_-,ernment refused to aJl'" ,
an al'rmes ec.:,re ,of foreigners, as such
an escort would not have been plernmitted
in either Gr-at Britain or th- United
states and would have indica.te-1 that
China felt unable to protect the for-
eigners who were on a dipib-m,-tir mis-
sin. and a.ls_, that China. was unable
to punish the off-enders in thie rec-nt
riot. A cable A ti recei\'e,1 at thTe-
-Navy Departnment to-day announcing
the arrival of Alminal Carpenter at
Chee- Fo:ci with the flagship Baltimore.
He had been unable t.o co enmunic.at-
with Minister Denly. but he will prob-
ably ,:lo so during the day.
Acting Secretary McAido saiJ that it
was exr-,eted that an officer .-,f th-
na\vy w ,:,uI:l t.be a ]m ilti.'r ,:f the Ku
C hen- C,:,tumi.si,:,n ift the eivil author-
ities' shall so' request. The naval om-
cer proIb, ably wo.,.uld -l,:. d-e.ign.at.-d by
Commander Folgeir of the Y.,rktown.
the senior ,1r-Ticer in Chinese wvat-rs up
to,, the time of the arrival .-if Ad]mira!
Carpenter at Chee Foo.
Cnsul Sh,-riian T. Read, at Tit.-n
Tsin, cabled the State Dep-artmi.nt to:,-
day that ch,:lera hadl broken out at


DAILY FLORIDA CITIZEN,


DAY, AUGUST 15, 1895.


i SILVERITES IN SESSION.


THE SUPREME COURT
The recent death of Justice Jackson
of the United States Supreme Court de-
prives the highest Judicial bench of an
ornament, the South of an able public
man, and the nation of a patriotic ser-
vant. Judge Jackson enjoyed the unique
distinction of having been appointed
Judge of the Federal Circuit Court by
a President of his own party, and pro-
moted to the higher tribunal by a po-
litical opponent. The first appointment
was by Mr. Cleveland while Justice
Jackson was a member of the Senate In
1886, and the last. In 1893, by Mr. gar-
rison. He succeeded to,0the vacancy on
the supreme bench caused by the death
of Mr. Lamar, and a most creditable
act of Mr. Harrison's administration
was his recognition of the fact that
fair play required the filling of one
Southern Democrat's place with an-
other.
The highest court now consists of
five RepubUcans, Justices Gray of
Massachusetts, Shiras of Pennsylvania,
Brown of Michigan, Harlan of Ken-
tucky, and Brewer of Kansas; and three
Democrats, Chief Justice Fuller of Illi-
nois, and Justices Field of California
and White of Louisiana. Upon the
death in 1893 of Judge Blatchford of
New York, Mr. Cleveland tried to fill
the vacancy with another representa-
tive, of the Empire State, but Senator
; Hll-Inslste .tupo the rejection of one





wrJULtvv.m i .At 1 -e\\ LL.AU LHU me iuD coua n T
here to play to-day, but that it wo
play later.
No reason was assigned in the t
gram for this failure to come, an]
is a matter of regret that the preptB
tons which were made for theug]
have been in vain. The local club
spent a great deal of time in pract
and considerable money for their
pense of putting the grounds
shape, and advertising the game. .
expense has come from the pockets of
the members of the club.
It is hoped and expected, however,-
that the game can be arranged for some
day next week, when the Palatka boys
can be here.
Briefs


Truggins to Edna Morris,- sand-Robert
Thigpin to'Eva Cox, colored. Several SITUATIONS WANTED.,
other applications were made, but, as :. C.U.
Judge Baker was not present to sign ...... .
them, the applicants will have to wait (Persons desiring situations can ad-
until to-day, vertlse in this department
"without -charge.)
The new open cars of the Jackson- J.
ville Street Railway will be in operation WANTED-At once, position by, a gents'..'fur
in a few days. Wire and other ma- fishing salesman; references. Address H.- C:,
trial that is necessary to use be- Lock box 506, Ocala, -Fla.
fore they can be run, has been ordered WANTED--Situation as typewriltist and stenog-.
and is expected daily. The new cars rather by young lady experienced in'clerif
will be a decided improvement over work. K., Citizen office.
those now in use, as the seating ca- WANTED--Situation as driver of groceryI
parity is greater, and they are great Wafn; Private of public coachman; experi-
deal cooler to ride in during the warm ence'in city delivery business; good reference.
summer days. Address E. A. G., 1215% West Bay Street.
Miss Buckman has been confined to WANTED-By middle-aged lady, a position as
her .home for several days with! a housekeeper In a. private family, or will take,
severely sprained ankle. The accident the care of an invalid; terms reasonable;"
reference exchanged. Address E.,, Madison,
occurred last Sunday morning, when Fla.
she was trying to reach some- flowers,
which grew about an outer porch, and WANTED-Position as drug clerk; six years'
which she was using a chair to get. experience; best references; prescription work
As she accidentally stepped from the preferred. W. P. Talmage, Bartow, Fla.
chair, the ankle was turned, with the WANTED-By a printer, a steady 'situation;
result that she has been unable to step four years in the business, and can do any-.
for the entire week. thing from straight work to Job composition.
Deputy Sheriff Thames levied upon Address W. B, Citizen. i IIt -
considerable smokers' articles belong- WANTED-Auy kind of work, by a Willing
ing to Kurtz Bros. yesterday. The white woman. J. S., care Citizen.,
goods that were'levied upon "had been WANTED--Position as salesmanIn dry goods
packed for shipment to New York, and or grocery store, or office work; best refer-
were lying at -the Clyde Line wharf ences. E. A.T., Citizen'office.
when the attachment was served. The WANTED-,S1tuation as cook or hbu emaid In'-
attachment was, in favor of Phillip small family. S. E. W., 816 Lee Street.
Tischler for $35.63. .Later in the day ,
the goods were released, a bond for WANTED-Position by young druggist with
$83.01 having been -secured, George C. three years' experience; expert at soda found.
Wilson and Charles A. Noony becoming tain; good references. Address Box 406, Bar-
sureties. tola
J. R. Thurber, who has the contract WANTED--Respectable young woman wants a
for furnishing laborers for the build- position in small family; is thoroughly com-
ing of the Guatemala Northern Rail-" potent and has best of references. Address
,I n g o f t e G u t e m l a N r t h e n R a l F D ., t h is o ffi c e .
road in Central America, stated yes-
terday morning that he had orders to ANTED-A situation as porter or clerk ina
end 100 more men to Guatemala on 'Wholesale or. retail grocery house; under-
send100m ore 8,and tohuathewasdailyn stands selling, marking, and shipping; refer-
September 8, and that he was daily ences given. Address C. R., Post Office.
expecting a telegram calling for fifty
more .some time next week. He also WANTED-By a nice, competent lady,, a po-
expects to .secure the order for about sition as housekeeer In hotdl; will work very
150 men for work in Alabama within a cheap, or for board till the winter season
opens. Address Lena J,, care Mr. C,. Slough,
short time, although the bargain for Daytona, Fla.
these men has not yet been completed.'
A O WANTED-By a lady, position as housekeeper
'A New Invention. in a hotel; has had experience and~can give
first-class references as to 'ability, etc. Ad-
1. N. Lewis of Green Cove dress X. W., Citizen office.0I .I'
Springs inventor and president of Wr
the N Lew s I prov d D ift m ercantile house of m manufacturing; unques-
Bolt and Spike Puller Company. tionable references; no objection to leaving
was in Jacksonville yesterday on his city. Address Wr. W. C., care Citizen.
way to the principal Northern cities WANTED-Situation as watchman, or station-
o place his invention on the m market. a ry -e i tuation as good or ence as.
'he ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~~r botwstse t h engineer. Can give good reference as
rhe bolt was tested at the'F. C. & P. either. Address T. J. W., Citizen office.
oadway office yesterday afternoon, in t
he presence of several railway, officials, WANTED-By a young fady who was a scholar-
nd proved satisfactory in every re- ship student of the Peabody Normal College
pect. for two years, position in private family to
teach English, Latin, and Art in all its
branches; drawing, painting, water colors,
BUSINESS NOTICE. and Pastel Address B,, ,Citizen office.
~ GENTLEMAN well known in city desires 'po-
sition. 'Office work, preferred. Address W.,
Open Letter to the Council.-An open this office, w .. ..
better to the Honorable Board of Al-
ermen of .the City of Jacksonville- YOUNG MAN of 23 years wishes position, as c6o-
,entiemen You have in contempla- lector or clerk; best of references. Address
oin 'aa ordinance granting certain par- Frank citizen. r
es theright to esta'blish,in the city a, WANTED--Posltion by married man of 30; ex-
elephone system, said company to fur- perienced wholesale grocery and transporta-
ish telephones at greatly reduced tion stenographer and typewriter. G., Citizen.
ntes, compared with the present's/ANTED-By a lady, position as teacher in a
charges. Haofng the' interest ot the family; English and music, or Ebglish''and
tizens at heast,, this reduction appeals art taught; references exchanged. Address e
D you as fair and, proper, and you be_ A._W.,, Citizen office.
eve yourselves acting in -good faith, WANTED--zosition by competent, eng ieer W.
hd to the best interests of the -tele- P., care Citizen., ,
hone-using citizen. ,4ut the streets', WANTED-Steady Position by bcl kkee In per and
nd avenues of th e city do not belong a c u t n; h s od ri i al b iq s-k
that clais of ourcitizens alone. perlenpe;Is resident of this city.l M. A.,sY.,ca
'hey belong, in equal proportion to care Citizen.
'ose citizens who' are not using tele- W -E to cvl ngneran rc
bnes'--Isidor Gelders. The',. gentle-W AerCfT* ymYea'praci2ncal.!Vexiperi~enceInfrdsta-crlass
ian n. the folregoihg speaks ords Of rfs a d rs nier aeCtzn
isdom. The, streets do belongg ,to all, 11 Eg" Icare citiz ,
asses of citizens, and to them wc are' rANTED--By a graduate ot the Florida Busd-
frng a telephone service at a pr;."e nss Colege, a. position as assistant book-
v\er before given them. Call on A. kepe or clerk. Address lock bos 4,3, city.
King at his office or any of our can- 7.'NTED-Positlon is coachman with private
tssers for further information. WV. ealy, or any }general work; references. Ad- .
Shine. dress -C. C", Citfzen office. i .:
$5 to At unta iande t OD 'tie ", .t"." ^,^,,
4 Ti!t turn.--M, nAday', 30tel. "' K
egust.19a thains up to \ue-n'_st- '>*>o 41 or j.t^r
.',';.r~ h'' '".4......
k'e, Dolars for the' broundtrip'.'an' .,',. lT----v.-os'to. l as, e..ep.r tbs. aioung
",, St. Augustine at... 80:,ru te. p o ok se o assitnt hou'ke. i' v n^d".^' .;!F^^.
S" .....,:,o'anis during theirabsen,. bMrsnes. sala_.
und trip. Tickets good to return b-y son, Xeme :Hotel. ..... '
Regular trains up to August 22, 1895. .ANTED-PosltIon as bookkeenter; a young
y trAains in botn d 1iraections, man, graduate ,f a commercial co
hedule: Leave Jacksonville, 8a. can give- best of references, desires a position
20 n in An % t i-e :. tin orc..t ; -an -a t rin tr bu s s ra


'-.~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~~ ~~n objec.R -.i)p mAg.1 l t un[ <~ ti anyF rlehtwor.s satis reed that
the- Florid Central Aug. Pen. s. la- !r.?H Robinson JafcksBon G-Bkville, Fla.
-1 T.P WANTED--Psituaion In, a town that has a bndr
SU..-k.an needsrnanr A H. bacritn plyril l Spa in tet


ftker Clark's ambulance was
rooklyn yesterday morning to
BMr. Sylvester to the County
He was suffering with an
leg.
H eamship Kansas City of the
Ieamship Company will leave
^^--^annah on August 29th, instead
teamship Tallahassee on that
previously scheduled.
I usan Burrows has been ap-
ointed guardian of the property of L,
'Burrows of Mayport, who was re-
ently adjudged Insane. and sent to
the, State Insane Asylum for treatment.
!All of the members of the board of
trustees of the Jacksonville Auxiliary
Sanitary Association are now in the
city, ,but a meeting has not been called
to arrange for the division.of the inter-
est among the hospitals of the city.
:-Dr. J. 9. Bettes went down to Fort
'George Island last evening, to accept
the hospitality of Judge Call for the
remainder of the week. The special
attraction promised was fishing. The
Doctor wil return to the city on Mon-
day.
Robert Calhoun was arrested last
h ght for violating the city ordinance,
recently enacted, making it compulsory
for hack drivers to have lighted lamps
6p their vehicles at night. This is the
first arrest made under the new ordi-
'nance,
'Annie Register, colored, aged 20 years'
died Tuesday afternoon at her home on
*,orth Street of apoplexy. The funeral
Was held at 3 o'clock yesterday after- I
'4oon from the house. The interment
*as in Evergreen Cemetery by, Under-
*aker Clark.
..Chief Keefe has in his possession
three new pocket knives, a new razor, 1
4nd two new pocket books that were '
It ken from a prisoner Tuesday. If any
tcles, they can get them upon appli-,
ction to the Chief.
i George N. Adams, who. has been
ainlng and taking part ,in bicycle
.ices at Sumter, S. C., forseveral weeks
Ij st, Is expected to return the latter
,k.rt of this week, and will at once
Ammence training for the meeting to l
3 held here on the 27th. I
.Sheriff Bowdlen telegraphed to Dep- t
i Sheriff McMiflan yesterday ,that he t
ved at Montgomery, Ala., and t
|a\ve that place at 3 p. m.. r
lexis M. Michelson.' The r
pi prisoner are expected c
fie city to-m ,6rrov$ 'oC
in the vicinity of Dames t
t the rainstorm yesterday .li
as having been the most
y have experienced this sea'- P
rain fairly pqured down andI a
,ho were caught in the raifh tl
nched in a very few minutes. rL
acus qf the members of the t]
)f Public Works was hehl vester- p
morningg at the office of Commis- IT
Clarkson. It was preparatory W
e meeting to be held this after- el
at which time It is said that sex- 0J
,'heads" will drop, into the basket. n,
ail rand, commander for Florida of v.
: Its,!..Tetmplar will be organ- N
6",r3sfpb16c ,,Tempile this morn-
ili.l|^^t^,re ]xpedted to .be pres- .
BidetW wrefeal ,coimm.ancteness_,_Jn.n
(^ --^'*JUde.,W.-A. MNcLean has 1
,I ed:-to act as the presiding fI
the promoters of thie new tele- a]
,'stem will leave for Philadel-' Di
aay to make arrangements fol. Sc
tlKation of a test circuit. The 6::
number of subjscribersi has .,l- 7:-
-n obtained, and it is thought
will son be commenced on xLij
.ireui)It. la l
HaIl. a negro wonian well- to
R Police circles, was arrested G.
nan Hinson yesterday after- (
taken to the Police Station, F.
cliarge of disorderly conduct 0,3
|piofane and indecent lan- Do
entered against her. She
_n a hearing this morning at
pal C,:ur't. 1]





Excnraion to Pablo.


The Jacksonville Light Infantry will
give another of its excursions to Pablo
Beach to-night. One of the features
will be an exhibition drill by the com-
pany for an individual prize medal.
Corporal MacDonell is wearing the,
medal at present, he having won it at,
the last drill. The trains will leavb- the
foot of Newnan Street at 5 and 7:45
o'clock, and returning leave the beach
at 6 and 10:45 in the evening. The First
Battalion Band will furnish the music
for dancing at the beach.
The members of the Woman's Relief
Association will furnish refreshments
at the beach. Ice cream, cake, coffee,
sandwiches, and lemonade will be serv-
ed at reasonable prices for the cause
of charity. i
A New Business House.
W. H. Curtis of the Great Atlantic
and Pacific Tea Company arrived in
-the city yesterday, and Immediately
made arrangements for the furnishing
and decorating of the store formerly
occupied by Kurtz Bros. on Bay Street.
The store will be converted into one of
the finest retail tea and coffee estab-
lishments in the South. Mr. Cahill of.
Washington will manage the establish-
ment, and the balance -of the help will
be local. It is expected by Mr. Curtis
that the store will be ready to receive
customers within twenty days.


PERSONAL.


rytulm'tiL.i?. .__eeut a.natee^ _e Bard
rt" to, the Applicant t1e7 right to e
". "uoh.'llqubrs, wi"es, and beer, in su
election district; and praying for a p
mit to make such sale. The applicati
shall be signed by a majority of t
registered voters of the election d
trict, as shown by the registration 1
at the date og application, each slgr
ture to be made In the presence of
least two creditable witnesses, a
shall be accompanied by the applican
affidavit, that every name or mark E
fixed to such aplicatton was the a
and deed of the person purporting
sign the same, and that there was
fraud, bribery, or deception in procu
ing such signatures or marks."
The speaker said that he would It]
to close up all the saloons, but as the
was no possibility of that he want
to see the law compiled with in evel
respect.
Didn't Sign His Name.
He then took up the petition of Ba
ter & Cashen. Of the names purportii
to have been signed to this petitio
that of David Capers, appeared, ar
an affidavit was presented that Capei
neither signed this nor authorized tl
use of his name. It was also stated thf
he could not write nor sign his name. T]
name of E. S. Dawkins was also note(
who it was said had been absent from*th
city for four years, although no afcids
vit was presented to prove the fac
The name of Alfred Mathews could nc
be found on the registration list.
list of dead men's names that appeared
on the petition was submitted,' but
was stated that this matter could no
be considered by the Commissioners, a
it could make no difference in the re
suit. If a man were shown to be deac
his name would be stricken from th
petition, and it would also- be stricken
from the registration list, and as i
would disappear from both lists, i
would make no difference in the ma
Jorlty. The committee also said tha
it was- ready to report against th
granting of this petition for a license
Name of a Man In Prison.
The next petition taken up was thai
of William Byrne. Affidavits of for
gery to this petition were presented
from J. W. Hunter, J. W. Marshal, and
1C. Singleton, whose name also appear-
ed on other petitions for other licenses
in other election districts. The name
of G. A. Dorsey, who was a fugitive
from Justice and Moses Davis, who had
been in prison for more than a year,
were said, to be found on this petition.
The name of Ben Worthen was ori ii
Also, and it wasddeclared that he had
been dead about three months, al-
though .his name appeared on the reg-
Istration" list for the election district
No. 18. Eloglo Roderiquez, a Cuban,
,was present to assert that he had not
signed any petition nor authorized such
a, .use of his name.
* The petition of John Zabm showed
the following alleged forgeries, sup-
ported by affidavits: J. H. Cozzens, J.
W. Hunter, C. Singleton, J. W. Marshal,
and E. Roderlquez. The names of dead
men And criminals were not referred to,
-because the committee said that it
.could not consider any but alleged for-
geries.
On the petition of. Krantz & Smith
the forgeries which were proved by af-
fidavits were J. W. Hunter, J. H. Coz-
zens, J. W. Marshal, and C. Singleton.
'The name of Cozzens, which appeared
on several petitions, was spelled in as
many ways as there were petitions
Which contained It, and all were evi-
dently intended for the same person.


ivrro llabl:,>e oh ,.- TSm e at thre
ra ed Ra:,,:il s w asy ,,c-n eueie-d
by s t terpsto e,:s hearer -t .
ere ,of Dr. GTikge Trosie
the "Relatio,; :f l,
i lwp g car wiarly as 7:3aI all
se soatsk leare e a,, U:,it and late
.C(ners -%v.re c.,,il:elke,:l [,-, stand wvhere-
eandr rn l, 'be t':,u1d. The lecture
erd y Fd at 9:ia5.
:.he So uthaern Railway. in li.:i,,
wth the F,:rid.a Central and spe:l P oIvu-
la- Railroad. w eompoan. is a Svertising
ar exclusionn o t, 'stn Mass..:.kt jiln-
fare for Ow-arunl trip. Thikes w.till
be. exaoin Au.ustp "2. 24. an,-.2,. gin od,
to return until elrte. Nb e ..a, Through
sleeping cars -willhg ? run al s far aQ
No.w York. t-avinghere at 7:v0 a. m.
qT -6:26 ,p. rn.
Tenrv Fieldse of Live Oak. colr-,wl .t-
Wio was charged llith selling ,lmuor
wthout having paid: the sp~ec~ial G:v
ernment tax. -wasI ,ef,,te UnitedStates
Qommisshoner E ag'an y Ast,,aynmorn-
ilqg fo:r examination. At his request.
t~re exam inatki,:p was po,:Stpc,-ned in c,-,r
der.that he ni -ig t h na'e ,?r time f,-,r
preparation for it. N,:,(late wva, fixe,:l
f it .t h e tin ts O f t h e h e a r,1 1in g '
I ph e f,,ll,-yaing m wiat i s r er
issued -at the offie ,f- -Comity'Jud-' g
Paker yesterday: J. IM. J. Bo:wdlen t-,,
Livina Haggin, Wi~lliam T. (3ilnlreto c
E Jna S. 'B,,wdtn. white: IM. Edward:
D)inlal) to C'ari:ie 1m.I. vatts..-Arthtur S.


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CHAS. A. TREMERE, Manager.
Caters to all classes of woodwork. Furniture
repairing a specialty. Wi'Jndow and Door
Screens, with poplar frames. Meat Safes of
poplar, celar, and oak. Ice boxes of all sizes,
for all purpreq. Bookcases, Mantels, Counters,
Flagstaffs. Bar Fixtures, and all kinds of Store
Fittings. All kinds of Hardwood on hand.
C ,:,rres[o:,,:,ndence solicited.
50 and 52 W. Forsyth St.

Money to Loan on Mortgage
ON : Cl-r-e = MRFOiERT-FZ--Y
In sums of t1,i0n) to $1,000; also wanted to
purchase a few small farms, about five acres.
near Jacksonville. Call on or write '
E. J. HARVEY, Attorney at Law,
113 Bridge Street, Jacksonville.

JOHN B. STETSON UNIVERSITY
DE LAND, FLA.,
F-OR EcOl-r SI=EXES.
College, Normal School, Academy, Art Schooi,
and Conservatory ol Music. An Institution of
first tank; faculty of twenty teachers; seven
elegant buildings, heated by steam, lighted by
electricity; hot and cold water baths In dormi-
tories; thoroughly equipped gymnasium ; depart-
ment of physical culture,, with military drill for
young men; library-of 6,000 volumes; reading-
room, With leading home and foreign periodi-
cals and daily and weekly papers; thoroughly
equipped chemical and physical laborat ries;
separate 'building for Music and Art Scools,
with artists of established reputation in charge.
Opens October 2. Send for catalogue giving full
information to -


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With ou if you call at our store duringtbJ- mouth and purchase anything you may desire in
the musical line.
. We will move into our elegant new warerooms by the 1st of" Septembhr, and to save the expense Of
,,'moving all of our immense stock we are offering -Sheet Music;,% ooks. (:uitajrS, Mandolins, Banjos
Acclardeous, Music Boxes, andl every kcnox%'L musical instrument at lower prices than ever before
offereai in the South.
We have three stores i four floors, packed with

PIANOS AND ORGANS
And anoutsidewvareroom filled with second-band 'zstruments, ad it You ate h:.oling forBar-
gains now is the time to se -us. (Cash or easy terms,
THE A. B. CAMPBELL CO., 29 E. Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.


S7| All'the Latest Styles.,
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rPTURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 1895.


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Their Names Appear Signe
Liquor Petitions.


FORGERIES IN SEVERAL INSTA

Charges That Were Brought by
J11 M. Waldron Before the 8pe
Committee of the Board of Cow
ty Commissioners Yesterday


-The conference between the sp
committee of the County Commts
era and those who are Interested ir
granting of licenses for the sal
liquor, both for and against, was
yesterday morning in the office of
commissioners in the County C(
house.
The committee consisted of Chair
Marvin and Commissioners Kelly
Coachman, all of wh6m were prese
Those who appeared for the petil
era against tb.granting these lice
were Rev. R. T. DuBose, pastor of
McTyerie Memorial Church, an(
Milton Waldron, pastor of the col
Bethel Baptist Church. The latter
accompanied by a large number of
ored men, who have been aiding
in the gathering of data against
granting of the petitions. The only
who had anything to say on the o
side was J. H. Brown, also colo
who was mainly instrumental in
paring the petitions for the grantin
these licenses. His only defense
that he did not always know, in cl
lating these petitions, whether a sig
put down his own name or not.
also stated that other persons bes
himself had been Instrumental in
curing names on these petitions, an(
could not answer for their acts.
Objeat of the Meeting.
When the meeting hiad been called
order Chairman Marvin stated that
object of their coming together was
hear and consider reasons why the
titions for licenses foi the sale of liq
should not be granted to certain ii
viduals, who had made application
them to the Board of County Comi
sloners.
Rev. J. Milton Waldon immediai
arose, and said that he had found
somewhat difficult matter to Iden
all the names on the petitions, ow
to the carelessness in printing them
the published lists, which had b
made public through the press, but
was prepared to substantiate the ste
meant that he had found, on the p
tons names of persons who had b
dead for periods ranging from th
months to four years; that seven
names were also forgeries; that so
were the names of persons who w
nonresidents of the city; that seven
names appeared on different petlttt
from different election districts; t]
some were the names of fugitives fr
Justice, and of convicted criminals.
also stated that a number of the nan
of ministers and of others appear
who had always been ranged on
side of temperance, and who had
signed nor authorized the use of th
names in such a manner.
What the Law Says.
The basis of his complaint was
section in the Revised Statutes of
State of Florida which provides
follows:
"Any person, firm, or corporate
"-', wishing to sell liquors, wines or be
^ ,t ^.Srl"shallthe


HELP WANTED.

(Persons wishing help cau advertise-
in this department without cost.)
\\.ANTEL--Y,:.ung man bl:et\%een 25 and 41, f,,r a.
permanent ]..;.siti,;,n; $15M wu kly salary: must
have .,;K,,,. t.:. inv- t in the businessss X..dldr,-,re
*:ne e-k. *"Hale" Box 2L. JaL: s,:,nvllle.
A-N txrerien,'ed advertising solicitor wantedJ at
onc-e: rpermanent position. Florida Heme&
JoDurnal, 2-%t5 Main Street.
NVANTED-A hustling, -xlerlenced agent; $21)
t,:, I.H per week. Address "'M", care of Citizen.


MISCELLANEOUS.

10ne cent a vord.)
I WILL (oR 1 aN T--et me at New )Duval
fr,-,m 9 r,:, ln [%. m.
FOR RENT-H.:use ,on Market Street. next to-,
A~lv AIply :,rner .f :hur,.h and Mlarket
St I .e, L A.
W. B. DeWITT'5 CABINET SHOP


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e n t e tn h a tn t e resig n atio n s or f a p tain --
reen L. H. Mattair, First -Lieutenant G. G. Ernest Ingersoll will leave this mo
erae Withlington and Second Lieutenant ingfor New York.
:)me Kennedy of Company "C", First Bat- ,Miss A. C. Tyler of St. Augustine w
7ere talon, F. S. T., 'had been received at sail to-day for New "York.
eral Battalion Headquarters, and had been H. B. Foster will leave next 'we
Ions sent to the AdJutart General. He had for an extended visit to friends
hat ordered Second. Liuetenant Maxwell of the North.
tom Company "-First Battalion, to be Mrs. J. F. 'Lane will lave theofi
omplaced In cignmand of the company Ms -p 'ne'11laetef
He lcdi ~mn fte comay.of next month for an extended
res until furtheiorders. The secretary through the North.
red, was instructed'.to turn over to Lieu- Mrt. W J
the tenant Maxwell'%,all papers and other Mrs. W,. J. Driscoll will leape tn
n property of the company, and for the for a summer outing to be spent
neor members of the company to meet Lieu- friends in New York.
tenant Maxwell at why time after hav- L.,Berlack will leave this mornj
Ing been notified by the secretary of New York, where he will spend rn
the company. This virtually places mainder of the summer.
the Lieutenant Maxwell in command of the Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Mevers w
the company indefinitely, as no specified August 1S8for a summer outt
as time was given In the order. North for several weeks.
The members of the company talk W'. T. SIssons of this clty. h
ion, of a general reorganization, and have turned from New York, where:.l
ezer, selected three Prominent rostiness men spent EL very plea%.mt~vc~p.
%ke f %his"pity .-to be., th comis-

to tl affairs of t many war- on a pleasure and busi ie `trto
sell ,nt the election of new officers, an Mr. and Mrs. A.' M. BaA,-le-- wilhjso(
Lich election will be held. The "Mets" is leave for New York, where' theV.- l
)er- one of the oldest companies In the spend'see,'al 'weeks visiting frtAd
'on State,,and up to a short time ago, had ,Mr. and& Irs. L. N. leyatt "it
the thereputdtlon of being one of thpa best to-day foT New York to spend
tls- in the state. The members lost indter- remaidder of the summer with rela
list est in the company, however, and it in that State.
ia- has been gradually on the decline., It Miss Ethel Love will leave next
at I[s thought that a general r'eorganiza-
Lndo D.< .for New York State, where she
n will bring the company back to spend the remainder of the summer
tt's its' former standard of excellence, and iting friends.
af- make 'It .one of the first"'companies in
ELct the Florida State Troops.. R. R. Roseborough will leave
to North Carolina to-morrow, where
no PISTOL TARGET PRAC ITICE. will spend a v'acatio:n of two we,
-- visiting friends.
k It Was Held by the Wilson Battery Miss Ella MraccDonell of this citi v
&re at Its Armory Last Evening. leave the early part of next month f
re N ew Y ork w here she will vis It 1%1
ed Residents of Jacksonville may have Fannie Davidson.
ry thought a bombardment of the city Mis Da sof.
wEs taking place last evening, but it Miss Elra Belw ,:,f this city will lea
was merely a pistol target practice that ts-da fhr New York, where she w
Ix- was being enjoyed by the members 'of send her summer. vacatin wit
ng the Wilson Battery at their armory fends in that State.
nat the City Building. Miss Agnes Davids,on of this cit
ad This Is an innovation in the battery will soon leave frfr Asheville. N. C
rs which the members welcome. Up to where she will send sex'rral xeepk
he the present time, they have had no visiting Mrs. C. B. Blnedict-
at pistoll practice with loaded cartridges, Mr. and Mrs. John Brothert,.-n wil
he having merely gone through the drill soon leave for Charleston, S. C.. where
1, without firing. they will spend the remainder of the
le A large target had been erected at summer visiting friends in that State.
a- one Wand of the armory.; and the -man Mr.and Mrs. Warren Tyler will leave
t. while firing, stood at a mark seventy- a f"d ay s f vere
ft ive feet from the target, and fired by in wi) sped I the Ng rth,
A command of Captain Gumbinger. they Wis lpend theIgreater part of the
.d Outside of the members of the bat\- season visiting friends and relatives
It terry several staff officers and officers E. E. McVeigh and family, accom-
Dt of different local military organizations panied by. Miss Mattie DonaIdson. re.
L tried their skill with the pistol, turned yesterday frm:,n the: Daytona
e- The pistol used was the regular army Beach. Mr. McVeigh says'that they
iype of 4-a"bre, Colt's revolver had fine sport fishing in the Halifax
The following are 'the scores of those River, and that the bathing was grand.
nwho shot, the best possible score be- Misses Laura Baker and Mary Lou
It Ing T0. Strong, who have been visiting Miss
it Major Turner ................... 2. 2 2 0 0 3- 9 Julia Conniff in this city for solne time.
Captain Driscoll ................ 3 0 0 3 2 3-11 returned yesterday to Savannah, ac-
t- Adjutant Wilson ...... ........... 0 () 3 3 0 0- 6 companied by Mis's Conniff. who will
t Sergeant McDonald, J. L. I .... 5 4 3 4 3 3-2 visit t r 3-se2'2a weo will
e Captain Gumbinger ............. 3 4 0 2 3 2-14 visit them for seve-ral weeks before
Sergeant Lopes .................. 4 3 3 4 4 3-H-21 returning to this city.
Private Duffey .................. 4 4 2 4 '3 3-20 A. B. Youngs,,on. assistant grand chief
Private McLauren .............. 4 4 3 4 3,2-20 of the Brotherhood of Locomotive En-
t Private Jibb .................. .4 2 3 5 33--20 gineers, arrived in the city yesterday,
:- Private M etier .... ....... :........ 3 3 3 3 4 3-- 19 ts e d y
d Private *Rice ....................'A4 3 3 5 4 0-49' and left in the evennig for St. Augus-
Private Kantoff ................. 2 2 5 2 4 3--8 tine. He will leave to-day ft-o the W"est
Private Dietrich ................. 3 02 4 3 3-- on his trip of inspecti-,n ,1-f the brother-
Private Lohmeyer ............... 3 0 4 3 3 0-13 hood throuEhout thee country.
S Private Horton .................. .2 0 0 3 o 0--5
e Private Butler ................... 0 0 0o 2 2- 4
e HOTEL ARRIVALS.
1 LAWYERS GO TO FORT GEORGE. CAR,.LFT< L -
___ CAK~ .ET .i.-j nc.L D.,_get.( ,ityv 0 F.
-- --Emerson, XVashling,:,tn: J. T. M, Akurphv. Sa-
,For the Purpose of Arguing a mo- vannah; 1-',.E.M-,' I w J m -ille '.S.
tion Before Judge Call. Warner ,' ..a;.. -.B..Van L<-.r. 'I-" .: Car
-- .u**., d.--'. walk r an Isa ore 3. van 1-em,:n. T. T. Ba ".:lay. ,:t\-: C'. J:
Colonel ,J. T. W walker and Isa'dor Read, Montgn r.. -TBa .rank ',"'. Lrgai.."1i-
Zacharias left the city yesterday for 6innati. Ss Fltark^r *-h -i-'
the residence of Judge Call at Fort W-'Robins-n 1-so "a!* : .-th H. .i.. .. .
G eorge Islan d for th e p urp ose o f arg u .. C h' e C. ,ihon -<'n- a inr, ; F : (-. R ,:,-^in.
ing. a motion to quash the injunction Atlanta. .. .. a n C. H. Davis
that was served on Sigmund Hess, M ."PACIDE.-P. Pierce. Ma,.-,n.,43a.: s. B-I-
1-. 'Sager,, and A. Greenberg, restrain- singer, New -,York; John T. W1alker. ,:ir:v: Mrs.
ing them from disposing of the stockof Hamilt.nn. Savannah. a.l: M. D. k..rami,
gents' furnishing goods in the storeoeorgia; 1Rusell Pittman. N-w Y.,-rk: So, E.
g n s-un s h n o d n h t r r y f u s ( f n ., ; i n n a t i : % 1A [ i l l l a n c a n i xw i f e ,
owned by M. 11. Slager on East Bay Citrus Count) (. C. D AL, urene E. 1-1.
Street. The injunction, was obtained Glidden, Tan,.pa: C-hai;. F. I-lnm. Bst.
-by Triest & Co., hat manufacturers of Ala.; Doc RH. Martin. Philad-l..hi: J.:.ph k.
New York. Durelle, San Francis.:,:,; A, T. Snay the, Charles-
ton;aV.oT.DecemlPnna"-- h"cg ; P les.
Triest & Co. in their application for SivrSrngs; J.'C. acenine, Khissimmee. H le
the injunction, allege that it has been DUVAL. ; -Wnil S. ninsey, Ocala;mS. R
reported that on the 1th day of Decem- Ps, Atlanta; L. Peck-, city; PedroSolis,
ber, 1893, Sigmund Hess was largely in- Tampa; Albert 1. Crosby,New York; John W.
,debted A.t Triest & Co., and that on HUVey.; Cianciennati;eJoe A. Hover, Lima,,'O.';
that date Sigmund Hess delivered toW. Y,'w" and child, Boston; .',F.
M. H. Slater a bill of sale of the stock Hanford and wife, Green Cove Springs; W. E.
o.H godinhe store on East ock n .Fernandina; D. J. Renford, Palkston;
Street, where Hess twas dore g busiest ; Florida; E.. 1Bid Ocaa ( S T ompkis
n r n ul 1 1895 Triest & C~ o. oh S tarkeT^. J E uc as Paak a.J :
talned Judgment against Hess in the Talor-. Miss Taylor, Boston; w. L -,^,^
=sum of $5,180.50; that there was an al- Pittsburg; Kate Jackson, Mrs. J'ackson." Harr


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S tests, Mr. Weldon said that, owing to a
pressure of other duties, he had beer
unable to prepare his protests against
four other petitions for license, and he
requested further time for this work
He was told that no license would be
to granted before the next meeting of the
Commissioners, and that he would be
allowed time at that meeting for the
further presentation of his case.
The results gained from the meeting
were nothing so far as the Board of
Commissioners was concerned. The
S committee took the ground that It could
take cognizance only of forgeries which
were supported by affidavits, and If
v. these reduced the number of names on
any petition below that of the majority
of the registered voters in that election
district, it would have to refuse the pe-
tition. If, on the other hand, the num-
ber of forgeries did not so reduce the
number of signers, it would have no
discretion In the matter, but must
.1 grant the license in accordance with
i- the law. The committee stated that the
e Board of Commissioners had already
f sent back to the applicants four or five
d petitions for licenses on account of ir-
e regularities and some of those which
had been protested were among the
number.
The affidavits of forgeries which were
n presented against any of the petitions
d yesterday did not, in any case, reduce
the number of signers to any petition
below the number of a majority of the
8 registered voters in. the election dis-
e trict from which it was presented.
[1 RESIGNATIONS RECEIVED.
1 Reorganization of the Metropolitan
Light Infantry Will Take Place.
The Metropolitan Lighlt Infantry held
r a short business meeting at its armory
last night, and Captain L. H. Mattair
presided probably for the last time.
The reports of several committees were,
read and ordered filed.,
Captain Mittair stated to the mem-
bets that there had been a great deal
of dissatisfaction among the members
of the company of late, some of them
pulling one way and some another. He
together with the First and Second
Lieutenants, -therefore, thought it best
to resign from the company, and thus
allow a general reorganization to take
place. Captain Mattair stated that he,
together with First Lieutenant With-
ington and Second LieuteMant Ken-
nedy, had sent to Major Turner their
resignations, who had after approving
them, forwarded them to the Adjutant
General at Tallahassee. He thanked
the members for the courtesy and kind-
,nees that had been shown to him in
the past, and, with a few kind words
to the boys, withdrew. The meeting
was then declared adjourned.
Later the company was ordered to
"fall In", and Adjutant Wilson, who
was present In uniform, read general
order No. 10, from Major Turner, which


store below the cost price, much to th CITY NEWS BRIEFLY TOLD.
detriment of Triest & Co.
The injunction was granted upon toe- A meeting of Amite Lodge, Knights
above allegations, meanwhile, the sto of Honor, will be held at S. S. Davis'
is closed and will remain so pending the .-Iall to-night.
decision of Judge Call.
oqge W. Thames, Jr., left for Sa-
NO BASEBALL TO-DAY. yesterday, where he will spend
a wilder of the summer.
The Ganme with the PalatkIa LTe MiFaker, 'who Lis wanted in
Had To Be Postponed. burglary, left for that place
The game of baseball which was i under the charge of Deputy
ranged for this afternoon at the Spri A. Holland of Ocala.
field grounds, between the local c-]4 Mey T. Ledworth epects to
and the Palatka team, will not t h~e release of E. Moulle, by order
place. The cause of this was a tH _^Kreme Court, at an early date,
gram which was received from at present in the County
latka last evening, in which it






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savannah to .New York,
(Central or 900 Meridian Time.) '
City of Birmingham.... Friday, Aug. 2, 3:30 pm
Nacoochee ................ Friday, Aug. 4, 5:00 am
Tallahassee ............... Tuesday, Aug. 6, 6:00pom
City of Macon........... Thursday, Aug. 8. 7:00 au
City-of BiMningham ...... Sunday, Aug. 11, 9:00 a,9
Nacoochee ...............Tuesday, Aug. 1:1 10:30 am
Tallahassee ..... ......... Friday, Au1g. 16, 2:00pj3m
City of Augusta ........... SuudayAug. I8, 1:00pm
City of Birmingham..... Tuesday, Aug. ';'. 5:00pm
Nacoochee................. "Friday, Aug. 23,j 7:30 am
Kansas City .............. Sulndfay, Aug. 25, 9:00 am>
City of Augusta............luesday, Aug. 27,11:00 am
City of Birmingham.. ....Friday, Aug. 30, 2:00 pm
aeavamnn.h to Boston.
Ga City.......... ....... Sunday, Auw. 4, 5:00 am
Chattahoochee.,_....... Tuesday, Aug. 13, 10:30 a'm
Gate City.................. Sunday, Aug. 18, 1:00 pu
City of Maeon..........Tbursday,-Aug. 22, 7:00 pm
OCaftahnochee..... .. Tuesday, Aug. 27,11:00am
savannah to Philadelphia.
Dessoug .............. .,..TuesdayAug. 1, 2;00am
Dessoug..................Saturday, Aug. 10, 8:00, a
Dessoug.................. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 5:00 pm
Despoug .................... Friday, Aug, 30, 2:C0pm

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he had rescued worshiped him from
afar.
If. however, we had hopes that this
little incident might brighten up Jer-
emy Tobin, we were doomed to be dis-
appointed, for he fell back into his old
ways again, sober, moody, and glum,
and so he continued till affairs in South
Africa summoned us to Portsmouth,
and thence to the Cape.
Day was breaking over the veldt, but
early though it was, the outpost was up
and stirring. It was no time to lie abed
when the main column was miles away
across the river, and bands of Zulus
were scouring the country, "seeking
whom they might" devour", and if one
happened to be located as we were,
in an old kraal on the slope of a low hill
rising steep and grass-covered from the
plain, defended merely by a double row
of palisades, a couple of field-pieces,
and a score or so of infantry of the line,
there was all the greater need for inces-
sant care and watchfulness, if we ever
hoped to see the shores of "Merry Eng-
land" once again.
Why there was any need for such a
place to be defended at all, was a fact
which might have puzzled wiser heads
than ours; but there were many things
in the course of that fatal war which
never were and never will be explained,
and thus it was that we officers
stretched ourselves, and yawned, and
blinked, and finally rose for our morn-
ing cup of coffee and round of daily
labor, which consisted for the most
part of 'scrutinizing the surrounding
plain and hills through our field-glasses
eating, drinking, and sleeping with
what good-will we might.
For a whole week we had been
cooped up, getting no news save what
our two Kaffir scouts brought in, and
that did not amount to much, and we
wearied with an exceeding weariness
of the monotony of outpost duty. Lit-
tle did we think that the end of it, and
to not a few of us the end of all things,
was rapidly approaching, for Cherry-
beak, one of our scouts, a fuzzy-haired
mortal with a fiery red nose-hence his
high-sounding name-had come in the
previous night with news that all was
quiet and the country apparently de-
serted. It was true that his companion,
Knobby-short fQr Knob-nose-had
not yet returned; but there was noth-
ing peculiar in this, and we were some-
what surprised when our orderly in-
formed us that our worthy scout, had
been sighted making for the graal at a
pace which he did not usually affect.
We brisked up at this, and eagerly
awaited his arrival, discussing in the
meantime what his piece of informa-
tion might portend.
"The beggar is hungry, depend upon
it," drawled Jones, our young sub;
,!never knew such a man as Knobby
for his breakfast-that's the meaning
of his quick travelling, I'll bet."
"Jones, man," said our captain, a
worthy Scot with a fund of dry humor,
"ye must not be always judging folk
by yourself; but, speaking seriously, I
mean something more than breakfast
to Knobby; and the worst of it is, in
the event of an attack, we have not
any great store of ammunition, ttianks
to Tobin; still, it may merely be, LL scare,
and whatever you do, don't let the men
hear about the cartridges. But here is
Knobby and the news!"
Knobby was a Swazi by birth, a tall,
well-built man, a gocd scout, and a
splendid runner, but it- was evident,
from his distressed' breathing that he
had about enough, of it on the present
occasion. He sp'luted, and was about
to make his report, when- Captain
Forbes beckoned him to follow, and
accompanied 'by myself as senior lieu-
tenant, m~de hig way into the hut
which served as the officers' quarters.
Then Khobby told his tale.
Some ten miles ,to ,the north, he had
comc" upon a small "impi" encamped,
evidently a detachment from. a larger
,body, and thad learned that they were
on the way to our kraal, though, appa-
rently, -they were unaware thatt we were
In possession. He had managed to steal
away unperceived, and had run at full
-dyrem-m"teto-^ wtwt"t be, fft%* Its
timely warning.
*How many might there be? Knobby
,had coun te'd them. There were three
, hundredd ,,young warriors, and they
would be here in a few hours at the
most, for their halt .had merely been a
temporary one.
It was a, pleasant prospect! Here
were w, not much over forty men all
,told, with a .decidedly sinall stock of
ammunition, waiting 'in an old kraal
far away from ,the British lines for an
,attack from ,three .hundred. fighting
men of ,one of Cetewayo's most famous
regiments, led by a, young but amnbi-
`tious and clever warrior: for Knobby
had..'thanks .to the long grass, go~t close
enough to learn details. ,Well, there
was nothing for it bu~t .to make ,the
best of it, `though we .took care to send
Cherry-beak off with 'a message to t~he
column. It was no~t `the numbers we
cared so much about, for we were be-
hind stoclkades; it woas `the cartridges.
"Confound ,that mad fellow!" mut-
tered ,the captain as we left ,the hut.
"Wha~t possessed him to meddle with
the ammunition? But for that, we
might have laughed at ,them."
"If his madness has added to his
strength, he may be of use yet," I an-
swered, "especially if it comes ,to close
quarterss"


"Use! look at him; what use do you
think can be made of that man?"
In a corner of ,the little enclosure sat
a strange-looking figure, a, huge, heav-
ily-built 'man, his ,head sunk forward
on his chest. He was busily engaged?
in making a mud-pie, as engrossed in
this occupation as if he had been a
child of 6 instead of a great stalwart
soldier.
Zululand 'had not dealt kindly with
Gentleman Jerry.
.On the march up, country he had been
struck down with sunstroke, and
though he rapidly recovered at the time
he had afterwards seemed more gloomy
and silent than ever. Then, a couple of
days before we left ,the main column, a
letter arrived which had greatly dis-
,tressed him. Still he was well enough,
and seemed glad when he was allowed
to accompany the detachment; but
none of us had. been much surprised
when, two days after we had reached
the kraal, Gentleman Jerry was found
laughing and gibbering to himself as he
sat bareheaded in the sun. It was a
more serious matter, however, when we
fund that he had gained an entrance
to the hut in which our precious stock'
of ball cartridge was stored and had
destroyed as much as he could lay
hands on, tearing open 1he cases and
using the powder for his own ends-
namely, mixing, it with water and mak-
ing fizzing cones of it.
A strict guard had been placed over
him since then, and now he was occu-
pying his time making mudpies and
trying in vain to make them fizz also.
It was a pitiable, sight; but we had other
things to think of, and soon all the men
save Jerry and his guard were at their
posts; ammunition was served out, and
a large supply of water brought in from
the spring close by the kraal. Then we
waited for the enemy.
We had not long to wait; but it seemn-
ed hours and hours obefort any sign of
them appeared; then all of a sudden the
rest of a low hill to the north of 'us
was black-black with armed Zulus.
' Three ,hundred of them! there must
have been nearer thred thousand, a long
Sling, which,' pausing a moment, began
slowly to creep down the yellowish-
,gray hillside like a great black and


sun on their assegai blades looked like
burnished silver. I looked around me.
The men were at the loopholes which
had been cut in the outer stockade.
With grim and set faces they were
watching the advancing foe, and for
the most part were quiet and silent.
We officers were gathered on the ris-
ing ground in the middle of the kraal,.
for there was no need of concealment;
and by one of the huts was the huge
form of Gentleman Jerry working away'
at his little heap of mud, and over alt
floated the old flag, its folds streaming
out against the gentle breeze.
Away out on the plain the impi had
halted, and with our glasses we could
see the headmen consulting together
Then on it came again without Cry 01
sound, and again halted out of range
We waited anxiously for its further
movements, and then, to our surprise
-for the Zulus usually attack in great
force-a small party moved to the front
while the rest squatted down and preo
pared to watch the assault. It was evi-
dent they deemed our numbers small ,
but they could have had no idea we
had the field-pieces, or they would have
attacked us with a far larger force thaq.
the 300 unringed warriors who stoo6,
in a double line being inspected by theli,
chiefs. We learned afterward that the
300 young warriors, constituting theta
party Knobby had come across,' ha&,
begged as an especial favor to be al-
lowed the privilege of eating up the6
white men. Whether'they altogether
enjoyed the eating-up process we must
leave the reader himself to judge. For-
tunately they could only attack us by
the face of the slope, owing to the na-
ture of the ground, and our whole avail-
able force was grouped together at this,
part of the kraal to await the Zulu
charge. Next moment the line was in
motion, and up the slope they came,
slowly,, but steadily, their great war-
shields in front of them, and' we could
see that some of them carried rifles.
Then they burst into a wild war song,
the burden of which came rolling up
the hill toward us. "Slay, slay!" they
chanted; "the sun is red; we shall eat
them up; the white men shall' die; on-
ward, children of the Amazula; kill,,
kill!" But the kraal was silent. And
now they quickened their pace, ,and
swept upward, their plumes waving,
and their fierce faces grinning at us
above their shield-points; but the kraal
was no longer silent, for suddenly the
field-pieces opened fire upon them with
deadly effect. 1.
Taken altogether by surprise, they
halted a moment; and seemed to waverl
then, encouraged by their leaders, they
poured in a scattered volley, and throw-
ing away their muskets, drew together
for a final charge; but quick and sharp
came the command, and a blaze of fire
sprang from the stockade, as, the Mar-
tinis poured in a deadly hail upon their
ranks. The battle fever was upon thenrt
however, and undeterred, up they came,
eager to grapple with the 'hidden fod;
but it was not to be.
Fierce and -terrible -as they were, morg.
fierce and terrible was the rain of shot
which met them, and down they wentt,
dozens at- a time, writhing and bleed-
ing, biting at the long grass and clutp,
ing it In -their death-agonies. Stll.,11
wild and furious was their charge..:h Ct
they were not twenty yards from..t
kraal when what was left of 6ei.'-L,
turned -to flee; but %s they' fled a'.-
mocking cry rose from the plati'.p
"that some turned back and met a w
rior's death on the bloodstained slop'
I "Cease firing!" '"'e could nbot.aff<
t, waste a shot upon ,the fugitives,
yet we had repulsed the first ;i
with but one man killed and o'
slightly wounded, two of them by-:,
segais. But down in .the plain they^,
gathered again for the fight, an W
roll of ,the war-chant from 2,0(0'0"g
age throats rose upron -the morning |
On they came. pouring In two voll
and rushing to the charge. heedless
the bullets which tore through the
Hlow could we hope to stem such al.l
Ing -torrent? In front ran a tall wa f
rlir, waving a heavy knobkerrle- ah
He seemed to bear a. charmed life,'
not a bullet reached him. ':1
"A guinea to the man wh'o pots tr
big nigger," shouted Jones. P-. r a
the-' we'e his last w.,ords, for an
caught him full in the throat; b1
fell a he- y re-1 ohVr bullet
the "big- nigger", and he was tranaO lp^
under fo',ot by his followers a'slr''B? *
b~ou nd ed onward. ..^^,*'
"Back back!" came the cry; an]At
red-coats retreated quickly lbehind'ie
second row of stakes, followed.,''tji-^a'
...fl ig h t o~f -spea rs. A -s I ,'a n w ith the .$'r i Z ',
I..felt a sudden ho:t pain dart .throjfghi
my leg- and next moment wasl..'ti^nfii;
between the palisades, pinned thrOtg;'
the calf by an assegai. Thedre I ."l'lay
with some others who: had fallen, vit-.:
ing jfor death, for the death rhat .wa
coming- swiftly up the slope. I :'*"'a:
strangelyy co.,l, sayve for the pain in 'rp
leg, which made m- wince wbhpen',.
I tried to turn. and all r-he wvhile~tfh^-
bullets sang above my head as .leff'
went sweeping down the hill throufel,
and over the outer palisades. Suddeh'lU,
I saw the outer barrier shake ani,
splinter some twenty yards away, an3l
next nioment it was down, and; a great
Zulu rushed through the, opening in i .
and paying no heed to me, ran straigltt
at the inner row of stakes., With a
bound he was. upon them, but as ]~k
hung there, I heard a strange Ion'"


laugh come from the kraal, and then
above his black head the, butt of a rife
came in view. Next moment it descent.-
ed, and the warrior, his head split lile
a pumpkin, fell backward, just as thrve
other Zulus came rushing through the
gap. But a roar which rose high abo.e-
the din of battle crame from the kraa-.
and right through the inner tarrir
Gentleman Jerry burst his. way.
clubbed rifle clenched in his great
hands. He made straight for the threep
Zulus,' and first one and then another
went down with their skulls batteel
out of all shape, while the third a little
squat man, drew back in terror. Thi
madman was bleeding now from
couple of. assegai wounds; but I savl
his eyes gleam with fury as th-- terri-
fled warrior jerked aside as if he hat]
been a child, and in his place theii
stood a gigantic Zulu whirling ,a heali,
knobkerrie in the air. It needed not Nis.
plumed head and magnificent leopali-
skin kaross to proclaim him chief:1 It
was evident from his lofty bearing and
every movement of his lithe but giant"
frame. A crowd of Zulus were now'at
the gap in the stockade, but they sti.d
there. in awe, gazing at their chief ajfid
the strange white warrior.
From the kraal came the hoarse or-
der, "Keep on firing. lads!" and.tlie bul-
lets still whistled and sang above me:
but the fire had slackened, for the cart-
ridges were all but spent.
Crash! Kno'bkerrie and rifle-butt had
met, but away spun the former, wxxhile
the Martini was jerked out of the mad-
man's grasp. With a cry of triumph.
the chief sprang forward and p),lunge.1
his stabbing. assegai into Jeremy's ri ght
side. Next moment the madman had
plucked it Dut, and the next he had
the "ulu \n his terrible embrace. To
and fro the tall figures rocked, and then
as I lay, I could see the chief's eyes
start fromi their sockets and his face
grow wild with fear and pain. Then_
there came .a cracking, grinding siujnd.
' horrible to hear, and Gentleman Jerry
tossed the Zulu's crushed and mangled
corpse from him, and with a great ef-
fort stood erect, the blood'pouring.,t'omeo
his mouth; then with a cry. he threw
riv his. arms alnd fell beside hi-- r,rt-,itrat t


1d a hearty British cheer, followed by
rattle of carbines brought joy to us,
81ad carried dismay to our baffled foes,
1ho, as they fled, were cut down in
dAzens by the cavalry who had come so
tynely to our rescue.
When all was over and the kraal was
cleared, Gentleman Jerry was found ly-
ing quiet and still, a strange smile on
his blood-stained face, from which the
madness had gone forever. So we bur-
led him there with his comrades, by
the old kraal on the grassy slope, and
there he lies in that far-off land, and
his secret lies buried with him.
Strangely enough, about a year after-
ward I was looking over the "agony"
column of the Times, when I came up-
on the following: "J. T. (S-e.)-My
poor boy, it has all been a sad mistake
and a vile plot; the letters were frauds.
Come back for God's sake, before it is
too late."
Jeremy or not Jeremy? that is the
question.
A SUBMERGED FOREST.
.Trees One Hundred Feet Tall Stand-
ing Upright.
From the Seattle Times.
Many years ago, even so far back that
the traditions of the oldest Siwash ex-
tend not thereto, there was some vast
upheaval of mother earth on 4he shores
of Lake Samamish that sent a portion
of the big Newcastle Hills sliding-
down into the lake with its tall ever-
green forest intact, and there it is to
this day. About this time of the year
the waters of the lake are at their
lowest, and then the tops of the tallest
of these big submerged trees are out
of the water, but never more than
ten or twelve inches. s
'Unfortunately for the curiosity seek-
er and traveling public generally the
submerged forest is on the opposite
side of the lake from the railroad and
the station of Monohon, and very few
people ever see the phenomenon un-
less they take the time and pains nec-
essary to reach it.
Sam Coombs, the pioneer, has odust
been over to view the submerged for-
est, and he is very enthusiastic con-
cerning its beauty and mystery. He
talks Chinook fluently, but with all
his quizzing of the red-skinned inhab-
itants he has never learned anything
that will throw any light on the his-
tory of the forest under water. "The
waters of the lake are very deep, and
the bluffs back of the beach very pre-
cipitous, so that the only explanation
of the freak is that either by an earth-
quake of some other means a great
slide had been started in early times,
.and, it went down as a mass until it
found lodgment at the bottom of the
lake. At this -time one can see down
into the glassy, mirror-like depths of
the lake for thirty feet or more. Near
the batks the forest trees are inter-
laced at various angles and in confu-
sion, but further out in in the deep
water they stand straight, erect, and
limbless, and barkless, 100 feet tall.
They are not petrified in the sense of
being turned to stone, but they are
preserved and appear to have stood
there for ages. They are three
feet through, some of them, and so
firm in texture as to be scarcely af-
Ifected by a, knifE blade. The great
Slide extended for some distance, and
4tt" would ncow ,be a dangerous piece of
i,.;ork for a steamer to attempt passage
?..ver the tops of these tall trees. Even
fc'Hj'.ow the. water along shore is very
eep, and a ten-foot pole would sink
,erpendicularly out of sight ten feet
Irom the shore line.
All over this country are -found
rtrata of blue clay, which in the win-
it, season are very treacherous, and
yven the least bit of opportunity will
>iJd.e away. carrying everything above
..t' hem. This is the theory of the
Abnierged forest of Lake Samamish.
K .}.0bably w\'as growing above one of
N blue earth strata, and heavy
rains or probably an earthquake, set
i't moving. The quantity of earth car-
ried down wa._ so great that the roosi-
rtied away were Tt: e .arecze. ^
hardly to be be]lie ved 'that; the' earth
suddenly sank down at this point and

,Fei% .such places, exist. There is a
_11%6ce on the famous Tuimwgter Can-
o'o5,, on the line of the Great Northern,
^e~r. Lavenworth, which is .in some
Syespects similar. At some early t~me a
ortion ,of the great mountain side
i.ripe rushi~g- down and buried itself
:ra the bottom of tthe canyon. Now there
t3 a" c,-nsiderable lake, arid in the cen-
ier stand tall. limbless trees, different
in.-ls:,ecies from those growing- along-
'j-the ca ryon ,
,Y' ,At G,'en Lake, near G~eorgetown,
, oio .-,a lake which is 10;000. feet above
'ea Ilevel--is a submerged forest of pine
.trees. some hundred feet tall, but not
*so numerous as in Lake Samamish.
*.This same theory explains .their pros--
once as given above. "
S.AT~i'R NS RINGS.'

"The Slpeetro.eope Proves Them an
.%g'res-ntion of Satellites.
Fr'om the New Tbrk Evening Post.
Since the discovery of Jupiter's fifth
satellite, nearly three years ago, the
labors of astronomers, although .un-


ceasing, have resulted in nothing so
significant until very recently. Saturn's
ring has always been popularly
thought a sort of mystery, in spite of
Clerke Maxwell's prize essay published
in 1869, in which ,his mathematical
proofs were conclusive that it consists
of a multitude of small bodies revolv-
ing round the planet in circular or-,
bits. Certainly'there is nothing else
like it in the solar system,; if, indeed,
in the universe, and Prof. Keeler of the
Allegheny Observatory has just pub-
lished a very interesting paper, in
which he demonstrates by a widely.dif-
ferent method, that of the spectroscope,
the meteoric constitution of Saturn's
rings. Mathematical investigation had
shown that a solid or fluid ring could
not exist under the circumstances in
which the actual ring is placed. To
distinguish between the two hypothe-
ses, that the ring is a rigid body and
that it 'is a swarm of satellites, it is
necessaryy to find a method of great
delicacy by which to bring "the ques-
tion within the province of the spectro-
scope. The relative velocities of dif-
ferent parts of the ring would be es-
sentially different under each condition.
.If. the ring rotated as a whole, the
velocity of the outer edge would exceed
,that of the inner; but if the ring is
an aggregate of revolving satellites, the
speed would be greatest at the inner
edge. The inclination of lines in the
spectra of the ansae would be reversed
in the respective cases. If, again, the
ring rotates as a whole, the displace-
ment of lines, in. its spectrum would
foll,)w the same laws as for a rotating
sphere. But the lines now actually
photographed by Prof. Keeler success-
fully that the velocity of the inner
edge of the ring exceeds that of the
,uter, and that the relative velocities
at different parts satisfy Kepler's third
law. Everything pertainng to the mag-
nificent system of Saturn is of great
inte-rest, and the actual aspect of the
lines inProf. Keeler's photographs is
in exact accordance with that required
by the theory that the rings are com-
posed of a swarm of mpeteoric bodies,
or small satellites revolving about the
planet. These swiftly moving particles
then, in the outer edge of the ring trav-
el round Saturn in twelve hours and
five minutes, a period slightly larger
than that of Jupiter's fifth satellite:


minutes, nearly two hours less than
the period of Phobos, the inner moon
of Mars.

RATS LINED WITH GOLD.

They Eat Rags Used in Burnishing"
Gold Watch Cases.
From the Chicago Tribune.
In forming a company for the ex-
traction of gold from the microbes
which are supposed, to attach them-
selves to that metal in countless mil-
lions mature Frenchmen seem to have
stolen an idea from thrifty Yankee
boys.
I. B. Lake, a representative of the
Waltham Watch Company in this city,
says it is common practice for the boys
in watch and jewelry, factories to kill
rats and burn their bodies to get the
gold from them, and that the araount
thus obtained in the course of a year is
considerable. In every large plant like
that of the Waltham Watch Company
many oiled rags are used in burnish-
ing watch cases, and in time become
strongly impregnated with gold. The
boys about the factories are supposed
to keep these rags out of reach of the
rats, but they don't do so. On the con-
trary, knowing the keen appetite of
the rodents for everything greasy, the
boys carelessly leave these rubbing
rags lying about where the rats can get
at them and eat them. Six months of
this kind of diet fills the interior me-
chanism of the rat with a gold plating
he cannot get rid of. It sticks to him
closely, and so long as the supply of


oily rags hold out the rat sticks to the
factory. In order to make sure the
voracious rodents will have an induce-
ment to gorge themselves with gold,
sharp boys drop butter and fatty meats
from their luncheons on the floors and
rub them well into the wood by shuff-
ling their feet on It. At night the rats
come out ad nibble the flooring. They
don't care for the gold in it, but the
grease attracts them, and in getting at
the grease they take a dressing of gold,
with it.
Twice a year the boys .have a grand
round up. Rats are caught by the hun-
dreds, and after being killed are put
into a crucible and burned., The iin-
tense heat drives off all animal sub-
stances, leaving the gold in the shape of
a button. The amount collected in this
way depends upon the number of rats,
the boys *catch. It is hardly large
enough to attract an investment' of
capital, but it gives the ingenious
youngsters considerable pocket m6ney
and encourages business tactics.' In
some factories there are young Na,
poleons who buy up in advance the
shares of their fellow-workers in the
rat colony. A scarcity of rats will de-
press the' price of futures, while an
overplus will advance it. 'Sharpers who
understand these conditions are. ac-
cused of having at times caused an ar-
tificial scarcity or oversupply, as it
might be to their interest to bull or
bear the market.
. The French discoverers are a little
behind the times with their microbe
scheme.


Or How the Kraal Was Saved.

From Chambers' Journal.
It was a dull and cheerless day. The
rain was sputtering down viciously up-
on the greasy pavements and filling
the gutters, in each of which ran a
drumly rivulet, swift and froth-topped.
The few passers-by looked. damp and
miserable as they hurried on their way,
and took no notice of the tall, spare
figure muffled in a military greatcoat,
who was marching up and down the
pavement at the regulation pace. The
knot of colored ribbons falling soaked
knd limp from his forage cap pro-
claimed him to a recruiting sergeant;
but there seemed nothing for him to re-
cruit beyond half-starved, wholly be-
draggled mongrel, which was carrying
on investigations round an empty ash
bucket. Old Sergeant Dreadnought had
been deserted by his companions, who
had sought refuge in a neighboring
public, where many a Queen's shilling
had been converted, like many an or-
dinary one, Into the glass that both
cheers and Inebriates. The sergeant
was used to being deserted, however,
for he was an observant man, and had
often noticed that his largest hauls-
and he was famed for large hauls-had
been made on wet and dismal days,
and he made a point of being at his
post in all kinds of weather.
For once, however, the sergeant
seemed to be wrong. It was growing
dusk, and not a single aspirant for mil-
itary glory had he interviewed that
livelong damp and dirty day. He had
even made up his mind to desert the
cold pavement and cheer his Inner mark
by* a glass of grog, when, as he turned
to put his resolution Into effect, he saw
something which caused him to stop
short and resume his measured tramp.
This something was the figure of a man
who had appeared at, the corner on the
opposite side of the street; and the
well-practiced eye of old Dreadnought
had'recognized in him a likely prey.
The man was young, tall, and broad,
but evidently much thinner than he
once had been, or else his clothes-and
sorry clothes they were-would not
have hung so loosely on his great
frame. They were soaked with rain,
and the man shivered as a gust of east
wind caught him at the corner and
nipped and buffeted him, seemingly in
wild delight at having at length found
a being In this quarter who was sus-
ceptible to Its attack, for it had done its
best all day with the gaunt, gray-
coated Individual on the other side of
the street, but apparently without the
least effect. %
The man glanced across the road,
and evidently caught sight of the Ser-
geant and his ribbons, for he hesitated
a moment, then, as the old soldier
watched him out of a corner of his
eye, he produced from somewhere in
his ragged trousers a halfpenny, and
that only after a careful search. Bal-
ancing it on his thumbnail, he tossed
it upward and let tIt fall on the pave-
ment; then picking it up he be-
gan rapIdly -to cross the road.
The Sergeant, who had been an in-
terested spectator of this performance,
straightened himself, or rather went
through -the motionsito produce such a
result, for he was already as straight
as it is possible for a, man with an
ordinary built spine o be, cleared his
throat and put an extra twist on his
mustache, then turned to meet the
stranger.
Old Dreadnought had In his time en-
listed many a queer customer, but as
he said afterward, "Never in all my
life 'ad. I ,seed sich a sad look on a
man's face. He seemed as if he 'ad
swallowed/his gag without a-tasting"
of ft. /
The young nmn came straight up to
-^ the Se naut.'and without ayL;relim-
you please."
"You do, -my lad; then come along
wil m'e."
They adjourned to 4the public, and
many were the remarks -the old Ser-
geant had passed upon him by his fel-
low-recrulters for stealing a march
upon them; but ,he was well used to
their banter, and proceeded to admin-
ister to himself and ,to ,his latest capture
&stiff glass of whisky and water. The
new recruit ,turned out ,to be a very
silent fellow, for the easwered ,all ques-
.tions ias shortly as possible, and was
seemed disinclined for company. He
gave his name as Jeremy Tobin; his
a~ge as four-and-twen~ty, but he looked
nearer 30; beyond ,that there was little
Information to be got out of him; and
he was finally left to .himself, as "a:
surly sort of cuss", though the men
pi'tled him, tots ace wias so .careworn
and sad.
The "surly cuss" was placed in the
company of recruits which I had the
honor and misfortune to lick into shape,
and a sorry lot ,they were'.
Jeremy Tobin, was by .a long way the
*best of .them both as regarded physique
and intelligence; ,and partly on this ac-
oournt, .nd partly because of his
strange, ,settled melancholy,', I took -n
Interest in him and watched him close-
ly. 'He was a fine-looking man when
shaved ,and decently dressed; and under
the combined influence of warm clothes
and good food, he 'showed up as a very
powerfully built fellow, well over six


feet, and with the chest and limbs of a
Hercules. But though he *thus im-
lproVed as regarded his ouitef man, his
demeanor never altered. I had seen
many a gloomy end miserable recruit,
but -they always cheered up or deserted
In the course of a month or two; no.t
so Gentleman Jerry, -as he had been
dubbed.
Polite at all times, and eager for his
work,, he seldom spoke, unless spoken
to, and was never known to smile. In-
deed, "as glum as Gentleman Jerry"
to be quite a proverb in the regiment;
and though at first his comrades rallied
him on the subject,, they soon wearied
of it, and he was allowed to "gang his
amn gait". I did rmy best to win his con-
fidence; but beyond a "Thank you, sir,
you are very kind," he would tell me
nothing, even when I once came upon
him with a letter in his hands, sob-
bing like a child, and begged him to let
me help him. Once only, to my cer-
tain kfiowledge, did Jeremy Tobin
rouse himself, and then it was a rous-
ing with a vengeance.- We were in
camp at. .the time, and Jeremy, while
taking a solitary stroll, had come upon
a great, coarse brute of a fellow un-
mercifully flogging a little drummer
boy belonging to our regimental band,
This man, who was a corporal in an-
other, regiment, had the reputation of
being a terrible bully, and was without
doubt one of the strongest men ia her
Majesty's service. He was inflicting
-chastisement on the little drummer for
daring to assert that "our regiment,
could lick his at any mortal. thing",
Gentleman Jerry had taken the sur-
prised-bully by the collar and dragged
'* him off the boy by main force; then,
,. lo6sing.his hold of him, he had calmly
* *requiested the boy to tell his version of
theaffair. The little chap had blubber-
ed out his story, and then Jeremy had-
politely asked the bully to give him his
version. Finding he had none to give,
Gentleman Jerry had straightway strip-
ped off his coat and gone for him on the
spot, saying never a word, but pounding
the man In a terribly cool and scientific,
S-not to say effective fashion: after which


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New York, Charleston, and Florida Lines"
The Magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed to sail as follows

CALLING AT CHARL.ESTONB, 8. C., BOTH WAYS,
(B'S WTAN TIT> TTME-.)


From New York, From JacksonvUte for
(Pier 29, E. R.) STEAMER. 'Charleston and New York.,
Friday, July 26, at3 p. m ................ IROQUOIS................. Thursday, Aug. 1, at 2:00 p. D .
Tuesday, July 30, at 3 p. m ............. ................ / unday, Aug. 4. at 4:00 a. Va,
Friday, A Aug. 2, at 3 p. m ............. .. SEMINOLE ................ TnursdayAug. 8, at 6:00 a. tL
Tuesday, Aug.' 6. at3p.m ............... IROQUTOIS ........... S...u,,Snday,, Aug. 11, a9&. 8:00 a. ,
Friday, Alag. 9, at3p. m ............. ALGONQUIN...........".... Thursday, Aug. 15, atll:30a ma
Tuesday, Aug. 13. at3p. m ................. CHEROKEE............... Sunday, Aug. I&,,at 2:00p.m,
Friday, Aug. 16, at 3 p. m ................ IROQUOIS.. ............. Thursday, Aug. 22, at '8:00a.,
Tuesday, Aug. 20. a4 3 p. m .............. ALGONQUIN .............. Sunday, Aug. 25, at 8;00.a'. m
Friday, Aug. 23,1at 3 p. m ............... SEMINOLE ............... Thursday, Aug. 29, at 12:00 n.
Monday, Aug. 26, at 3 p. m ........ CHEROKEE ............... Sunday, Sept. 1, at l:30,p.,m
Wednesday, Aug. 28, at 3 p. m ................ Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 4:00 a.n,.
Friday, Aug. 30, at 3p.nm............... ALGONQUIN............... ThursdaySept. 5, at 6:00 a.=m



Philadelphia, Charleston, and Jacksonville Line
For the present and uitll furtner notice, Steamer "YEMASSEE" is intended to .
sail from PHILADELPHIA for CHARLESTON WEDNESDAYS, and from
CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA SUNDAYS. Close ,connection made at
Charleston with Clyde Florida Steamers for business to and from Jacksonville and
all Florida points. *Also, Philadelphia aud interior points via Philadelphia.



-,St. Johns River Line

For Sanford, Enterprise, and Intermediate Points on the
\ St. Johins River. ,


"EVEFRGI-ADE:'%,


ST-A M E R


C sptan, A.W. A, SHAW,


Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays, at 5 p. m., and re-
turning, leaves Sanford Mondays and Thursdays at 5 a. m.

General Passenger and Tioket Office, 204 West Bay Street, Jacksonville.


A. J. COLE, General Passenger Agent., M. IRONMONGER, Jr,, Fla. Pass. Agt., /
5 Bowling. Green, New York.,1 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.-
M. H. CLYDE, A. T. M., JOHN L. HOWARD, Fla. Fr't Agt.,
6 Bowlihg Green, New York. Foot of Hogan Street, Jackson v11l6e Fli
D. D. C. MINK, G.F. A., 3J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent,
12 So. Delaware Av., Philadelphia. Foot of Hogan Street, Jacksonville, Fla,
THEO. G. EGER, T. M., 5 Bowling Green, NeK York.
WM. P. CL DB & 00., General'Agenth, i '
12 So ,Delaware Av., Philadelphia. Bowling Green, New Yor\.


New York to Savannah.
Pier 35, North River-3 p. m.
Tallahassee ..... ............... Thursday, August
City of Augusta.... ........... Saturday, August
City of Birmingham ........... Tuesday, August 8
Nacoochee .... a .................. Thursday, August .
Tallahassee..................."... Saturday. August20
City of Augusta..................Tuesday, August 13
City of Birmingham............ Thurday, August 15
Nacoochee....................... Saturday, August 17
Tallahassee............... .......hTuesday, August 20
City of Augusta.................. Thursday, August 22
City of Birmingham............ -Saturday, August 24
Nacoochee .... ................. Tuesday, August 27,
Tallahassee................;..... *I hursday i Auguat 29
City of Augusta... ..... .ii r... SatwutiaY,: August 31
R. L. WALKER, Agent,
New Pier 35, North River, New York.


Steamship Dessoug (freight only),
1 Sunday, August 25, at13 pm
Steamship Gate City (passengers and freight),
Monday, August 26, at 6 pm
Steamship Oity of Macon ,passengers and
freight) ................Friday, August 30, at 6 Pro
W, L. JAMES, Aeent. 13 South Third St,


Boston to Savannah. *,
Lewis' Wharf-3 p. m. Calling atP~hiladelphia.
Chattahoochee ................... ,Monday, August 5
Gate City ......................... Saturday, August 10
Dity of Macon.................Wednesday. August 14
Chattahoochee...... .......... Monday, August 19
Gate City......................*..Saturday, August 24
City of Macon................Wednesday, August28
RICHARDSON & BARNARD, Agents,
North Side of Lewis' Wharf. Boston.


Philadelphia to savannah.
Pier 39, South Delaware Ave.
Steamship city of Maoon (passengers and freight),
Friday, August 2, at 6 pm
Steamship Dessoug (freight only).
Monday, August 5, at 3.pm
Steamship Chattahoochee (passengers and '
freight)............. Wednesday, August 7. at 6 pm
SAeamship Gate City (passengers and freight),
Monday, August 12, at 0 pm
Steamship Dessoug (freightonly),
Thursday, August 15, at 3 pm
Steamship City of Macon (passengers and freight),\
Friday, August 16, at 6rpm
Steamship Chattahoochee (passengers a"d
freight)... ........Wednesday', August 21. at 6 pm


C, 6, ANDERSON, Agent,
SAVA.NNAH, GA.


W, E,. ARNOLD 6,.Tl.P, A
.ZACKSCWVI.I.E, FLA's


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JACESONVMLLE, FLA.


For further Information, address
iNEWCOMB COHEN, Trav. Agent,
208 W. Bay St., Jacksonvill
nager, W. P. TURNER, G. P. A.,
Baltimore. Md.


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Savannah, Ga.
J. 0. WHITNEY, Traffic Mai
Baltimore. Md.


[URSDAY, AUGUST 15, 1895.


Gentleman Jerry.


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SAVANNAH LINE-
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STEAMERS ARE APPOINTED TO HA \I.


From SAVANNAH for BALTIMORE
Every Wednesday and Saturday (standard time), as follows,:,
WM. CRANE, Captain W. J. Bond .................. ........................ Saturday, August 17, at 3:00 p. m
WM. LAWRYNCE, Captain W. Foster .................................. Wednesday, August 21, at .6:11V it,
D. H. MILLER, Captain G. W. Billups ................................. Saturday, AugiiF 29, a t 8:30p. m
WM. CRANE, Captain Chas. James,........ I ....................... Wednesday, August,28, at: 12:00 n.
And from Baltimore every Tuesday and Friday at 3,p.ml.
Lowest Freight and Passenger Rates to Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, and points reached
via Baltimore. Well ventilated steamers, adapted to carrying Frult and Vegetables. Passenger a81com -.
modations unsurpassed.

























































No.38 No.90tNo.10 No.,. INo. 31 ,.
p] a i l D a i l y.__ 3 9 o 9 4
Leave Jacksonville 730 a 200 p 430p....... Leave Fernandina....: 735 a905 a 630p 600p
Arrive Fernandina...... 840 a 302 a 545p ....... Arrive'Jacksonville.... 9 00 a 10 30 a 9 40p t 710v


Florida East 'Coast Railway ,


Jacksonville, St. Augustine and Indian Rivet Railway.


No. 23 No. 37


No. -No. 1 STATIONS No. 2 No. -
Daily Except Sunday. .


THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE.

Jacksonville, Tampa and Key West Railway
JOSEPH H. Du j, Beelver.


JAcksonville and Atlantic Railway Co.
IN-EFFECT MQNDAY, JUNE i7, 1895, 10 A. M.
Dally.
Lv. Jacksonville ...... 10:00 a. m. and 5:00 p. m.
Lv. Pablo Beach ...... 7:30 a. m. and.3:30 p. m.
Sunday.
Lv. Jacksonville 10:00 a. m., 2:00 and 6:00 p. m.
Lv. Pablo Beach 8:40, 1:00, 5:00 and 9:00 p. m.
J. W. ARCHIBALD, Pres. and Gen. Mgr.


816 a
t 205p
2 28p
368p
406p
816a
f12 30 p
12 42 p
230p
4 60p
83op
1016P


600p
916 a
843a
719a
t 710%
600p
11 26 a
1014 a
.832 &
t600fO
.*-*.*.o.


816 a
446p
640p
720p
730p
~816a
*10 10 a
11 30 s
1220 p
12ip
321p
6 00


Lv.JacksonvUleAr 8 00 p ........
Lv. ,Palata.-.Ar 1010 a till- 10 a
Ar..San Mateo..Lv 9 2o a 1118 a
Ar...Ormond..Lv 7 40a 1U40a,
Ar...Daytona Lv t 7 28 a 1I108p
Lv.JacksonvilleAr 816
Lv....Palt~ka...Ar 346p t lop
Ar. Hawthorae.Lv 228p 15 V,
Ar.Ganeaville.Lv 10 p 2 60 p
Ar .... 0oala ...LT 12 aP 9 3100,
Ar.. Leesbun..Lv 1066a 960p
Ar.BrooBkville.Lv 8 M a 1 26 V


Lv J~csoulvi~eu
iiV jCor* 0' J** A

ALv-broaonlfB~

Lv...g nor..Ar
Ar..Tll4 ..L
Ar .La* Sorira


9 46
S37s

84ft
0068
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tlB


Maynard's Tick- IAgency.


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NORTHERN, CENTRAL, AND NORTHWESTERN POINTS.
No. 38, Everett, 9.55 a. m.; Savannah, 11:42 a. m.; Augusta, 9:30 p. m.; C< lmbia. 4, -(0 .. .Z,
Charlotte, 8:20 p. m.; Greensboro, 10:43 p. m.; Danville,.12.C0mnidnight; 1i3LLLttrg
7:30 1:53 a. m.; Washington, 6:42 a. m.; Baltim, re, 8:05 a. m.; Ihiladelphis, 10:26 a. m.
New York, 12:53 p. m. Only Morning Through Car Line to New Yorek
a.m. Everett, .1:40a. pa.; Macon,.4:60p. ma.; Atlanta, 8:30 p. a. No. 37 arrives Jacksonville,
PAO p. m 17 1. I, I
Everett, 8:45 p. m.; Savannah, 10:S1 p. m.; Columbia,2,65 a. L.: Abheville, 10:00 a. m.;
No. 38 Charlotte, 7:00 a. m.; Greensboro, 10:50 a. m ; Danville, 11:40 a. m.; Richmonl, 4-40
No p. m.; Lynchburg, 1:45 p. m.: Washington, 8:30.p.-m.; Baltimore, 11:25 p. m.; Phila-
delphia, 12:60 a. m.; -New York, 6:23 a. m.
6:20 Everett, 8:45 p.m.; Mabon,1:27 a. m.; Atlanta;. 545a .;m.; Cbattanocoga, 7:10 p.m.; 'Eex-
ington, 4:60 p. m.: Louisville, 8:10 p. m.; Cincinnati, 7:20 a. m,; Chicago, 7:30 p. m.
Atlanta, 8:00 a. m., Birmingham, 12:01 noon; Holly Springs, 7:53 p. m.; St. Louis, 7:46
p. m. a. m.; Chicago, 1:56 p. m.; 1olly Springs, 8:16p. m.; Memphis, 10:00 p. m.; Kansas
City, 5:00 p. m. No. 35 arrives Jacksonville 10M30 a m. -

No.. 2, WESTERN DIVISION-NEW ORLEANS AND SOUTHWESTERN
POINTS.-Only Through Car Line Between Jacksonville and-
New Orleans.
9 :50 Baldwin, 10:42 a. m.; Lake City, 11:58 a, m.; Livee Oak, 12:40 p. m.; Madison, 1:34 p.m.;
Monticello, 2:52p- m.; Tallahassee, 3:37 p. m.; River Junction, 5:15p. m.; Pensacola
a. m. 11:00 p. m.; NeW Orleans, 7Z35 a. m. Return Train, No. 1, arrives Jacksonville 8:00
a. m.
No, 4, WESTERN DIVISION-LOCAL.
6:00 Baldwin, 7:5p. m.; Lake City, 1b:40p', m.; Live Oak, 12:10 a. m.; Madison, 1:5B a. m.;
'Monticello, 4:10 a. m.: Tallahassee, 5:50 a.m. No. 3 arrives Jacksonville 3-4b
p. m. p. m.

No. 9 SOUTH FLORIDA POINTS.
Waldo, 12:48 p.m.; Gaineyillle, 1:58 p. m.; Cedar, Key, 6:00 p. m.* 'Hawthorne, 1:30
9 *5Q p.m.: Citra, 2:07 P. m.; Silver Springs, 2:38 p. m.; Ocala, 2:32 p. m.; Wildwood, 3:52
9:50 .gSt. Catherine, 4:29 p.m.; Lacoochee, 4:51 p. m,; Dade City, 6:0 p. m.; llant
City, 6:11 p. m.. Tampa, 7:10 p. m.; Leesburg;.4:20 p.,m :; Tavares; 4:47p. m; Appp -
a. m. ka.. 5:40 p. m.: Orlandn. 6:15 p. m. Train No. 10 arrives+Jacksonville 3:45 p, m.
Waldo, 12:48 a. m.; 0ainesville, 37:00 a.m.; Hawthorne, 1:32 a.m.. Citra, 2:09 a. m.;
No.d13, Ocala, 3:05 a. m.; Wildwood, 4,25 a. m,; St. Catherine,.5-20 a. m.; Lacoochee6 5:48
a. m.; Dade City, 6:08 a. m:: Plant City, 7:28Ra. m.: Tampa, 9:00 a.. m
90 ;O Wildwood, 5:00 a. m.: Leesburg, 8:25 a. m.; 'avares, 7:20 a. m.; Apopha, 9:55 a. m.; Or-,
lando.11:50a. m.; Winter Parl, 5:30p. m.; Lake Charm, 8:25 p. m. No. 14 arrives:
p.m. Jac konville 6:30 a. m.


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C.AUGHr IN A GILDED CAGE

SSAD FATE:OF THE -CZARINA, PRIN-
CESS ALIX OF HESSE.

The Political Marriage Into Which
'She Was Forced Has Turned Out
Most Unhappily-Her Influence Over
Nicholas Systematically Undermined.
From the Chicag( Times-Herald.
Berlin, Germany, Aug. .10.-Queer
Stories from the court of St. Petersburg
have been heard, here in the last few
days. They have been brought by the
Russian noblemen coming from the cap-
ital ifor their annual visits at the German
springs, by minor officials from Ger-
man Consulates in the empire of the
Czar, and by two or three Ambassy
officials who are home on leaves of ab-
sende for);their summer holidays. From
one or two of these roundabout chan-
rels the gossip would have little color
of truth and would find little credence,
but, when coming from, one and all
without variation except as regards
details, it is bound to be heard and ac-
cepted as. approximately correct. The
subject concerns the family affairs of
the Romanoffs, and might be left to the
Romanoffs as'. part of the inevitable
Family chronicles were it not for the
strong influence, which the matter is
exertilig over the politics of Europe,
Asia, and Africa.
As the world has known, ever since
Alexander III. lay, stricken with death,
on his bed of suffering in Livadia, the
Princess Alix of Hesse, most beautiful
of Queen Victoria's descendants, was
forced graduallyagainst her tearful and
angry protests, into her marriage with
the flabby, immoral, and unnatural
Czarowitz, now Nicholas II. She was a
vigorous, vivacious, high-spirited type
of healthy womanhood, with very dis-,
tinct ideas of the manly qualities in-
dispensible to the model husband, and
she was quite beyond the attractions of
the Czarowitz's peculiar personality,
adorned though it might be With the
purple and scepter and the .iron crown
of unlimited power. When England
and Germany, in their determination to
Sget a clutch upon the Russian court, in-
sisted that the marriage must be, the
Princess ,Alix entered the bonds re-
signedly-resighnedly, but not hopefully,
as sle remarked to her English com-
panion of Years, just before joining her
betrothed to go to the altar:
"Whoever enters here must leave all
Shop ,behinrid."
AlixIs Not Happy.
The words were not idle, for-the
young Czarina of Russia has had hard-
/ ly a glad moment since she first sat
on her imperial throne, just a little
lower than her husband's. ,It is. note-
worthy that even the official chroniclers
of court fetes and imperial functions
have never used that familiar stock
phrase of their kind.
"The Czarina appeared to be in excel-
lent spirits and smiled graciously on all
sides." "
Even the Russian Court chroniclers
Know degrees of fulsomeness and truth,
and none of them has had the hardi-
hood to say,, "the 'Empress smiled".
Behind the omission of these three com-
monplace words lies a story of domestic
sorrow and pain, desperation and con-
scious degradation, such as the palace
may bury as well as the house ofthe
merchant Prince, or banker, or butcher,
or baker.
To the voung girl reared in homely
traditions'of the Darmstadt court and
in the cold. clear air of Osborne Ho:,use
and WAinddsor Castle, tlh-. sudden' -trans-
S fer to the side of a, perverted oman-

' S -- r ^Saai^ "- '-*rst Q-n, VD . ?ll j6 V g,, \i
7-"'.* .,- a s-hock to be Vithstood onI y after
'.,. the'most careful prepiration. She had
",the preparation and withstood the
shock. The beauty, submissiveness an,:l
apparent devo:oton of this foreign Pi;in-
cess at first fascinated yVOuni Nich,,laF.
whose associations with woman had
been' limited. ,He was charmed in her
presence; he listened to her advice; he
gave' her, his confidence. His mother
was distracted, by this, turn of family
affairs. She wished to see her son
happy to be, sure, jbut she did not wish
toilet slip from her own 1hads the
;.reins obf power which she had held dur-
ing her husband's life.. She feared that
the carefullyr spun, web of intrigue be-
'' tweeri St. Petersburg and her Danish
,birthplace wae ro be torn asunder; that
this beautiful interloper from Western
Europe would reknit the bonds be-
tween her adopted land and the coun-
; try which had cut Schleswig-and Hol-
stein from her father'-s soil; that her
weakening' s~on would b'e molded into
a docile husband, :upor' whom would,
fall unheeded, the. words of motherly
e+ warning and exhortation.
.... Mother-inLiaw Malces Trouble.
There 'is no doubt that the Princess
Alix's resignation and studied self-con-
; tr'ol would, have given out sooner or
later under the burden of her husband's
personality. So, it is only fair to ac-
quit her mother-in-law of all except
^':hastening the domestic catastrophe.
This ;she. did with the quickness and
'i recklessness of an envious woman. She
'told her. son that Prin~ess Alix treated


him with indifference, was inclined to
smile too fondly, on young men of the
Court, was scornful of Russian, ways
and devoted to the customer of foreign
courts, and had brought him complete
ly under her thumb. The sting in this
last reproach rankled the Czar, Who had
showed a fondness up to .that time for
the English and German Ambassadors,
with,-,ut the slightest forwarning, snub-
bed., them both, compelling poor old
General von Werder to get out and re-
turn to Germany. He informed his
xife gruffly: that he wanted to' hear
nothing more of her petty rela-
tivei5 "and' their impotent little
court in Dumstadt. He ,told her
S oine day that her most august rela-
tive, the Prince, of Wales, was. a cow-
ard, and her, other most august rela-
tive, Emperor William was a cad and
a bore. In a general condemnation of
the court of Lbndon he remarked that
the Gvelphs were a lot of tea-drinking
-old wmeneh, and the Queen was the'
worst of them all.
Three times the Czarina burst into
I tears at, the breakfast table and bur-
+ tried away, leaving the despot of Russia
to think how cleverly he was taming
+ her. But, after- leaving him the -third
,time. she det.rmined to let *him vent
his spleen elsewhere. For weeks she
took her meals alone, inaccessible to
the appeals from her mother-in-law at
first, and finally from Darmstadt and
Berlin. and London. To a communica-
tion reaching her from the German Em-
bassy. that Emperor W'illiam would re-
gret to lose her high regard and friend-
ship. she replied, briefly, that. if thit
was a reference to her influOeneO for
peace between Russia and German.y.
the Emperor must not deceive himself
longer, as she xvas a mere cipher at the
Peterhof. and could not get a court-
martial discharged against .the will of
tihe Dowager Empress.
Since the day of her confinement has
been drawing near the young Empress'
mhask of'resignation has fallen off en-
tirely. She has been embittered by
seeing her husband perversely intent
upon rebuffing everyone of her friends
and recalling every.' act which he per-
formed at her suggestion during their
S, honeymoon. He has seen her but twice
a week since June 1. His calls-have


PLANT SYSTEM'
Time Card in effect August 4. 1895. Trains will leave as follows
A. 0. L. Fas2't wealcern &. v. Xi.
STATIONS. Express Local Mail. Express. Express
No. 34. No. 36. No. 32. No. 34. No.' 78.
Leave Port Tampa....... ......... .. .......... .......... ..... .... .0.,) p ....................
Tamps Bay Hotel ....................... ........ ......
T am p a ............. .......... .......... ... ,....... 5:40 p m ..... .. io: 40 i p m"b i "5:40' '; "p m 8:20 a m
Plant Ciap ................ :32-pm ........ 11:36 p m 6:32 p m 9:08 a m
Bartow ............................................ 6:00 p m .......... 6:00 p m 6:00 p m 9-00 a m
Orlando... ......... ...... .. .......... 11:53 pm ................... 11:63 pm 11:36 am
Winter Park... ........................... .,..... 12:07 am ....... ........... 12.07 am 11:50 am
Sanford.............. ...... .... 1:16 am .......... 1:16 am 1:18 am 1-00 pm
Palatka ........................ ... ................. 6:00 am .......... 6:00 am I 6:00aIm 4:06 pm'"
Jacksonville.................... ... 8:00 a m 3:20 p m 8:00 a m 8:00am 6:20 p M
C" allahan ....................... .......... 8:29 amI 3:54 pma 8:29 a m 8:29 am 7.02 pinm
Ocalan............... ... ... ................... .... .... ........... ........ ....... .
Gainesville .................... .......... .......... ... ...... u ......... .......... .. ........ ........
'+ive Waycrossa............ .............................2 9:52am 8:30pm 9:952 a m 9:62 'am 8:36'ppnr
" Thom s i .............................................. ..... .......... ......... .......... l1 :CO5 p nB
Albany............... ... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .2. v m .......... ... ...... ....... 22 p aiim
"' Jesupa.............................................. 10:53 a. m 6:55p m 10:53 am 9 m...... :0 m
Savannah ...................... .......... .......... 12:19 p m 8:45 p m 12:19 p m ... ....... 11:46 p m
Thomasville................... .... ..... ...... .......... .. ........ :48 p m l:59.p m
Charleston..................... ..- 4:54p m .......... 4:54 pm ... ....... "03 a M
Macon ............................................................... ........... 420 p m 4:05 a m
Montgomery....,..... .................... .................. 8:45 p m 8:55 a m
olu m bnl us.................... .................... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........
Birmingham ................... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... 12:01 nt 11:30 amnt
Mobile n. ......................... ...................... ...... .......... 3.06 am l225 pm
N w........................... ................................... 7:36. m 600 pm
Chattanooga ... ................ .. .......................... 1:00 am l:15p PM
Nashville....................... .......... .......... .......... ...... ... :40 a m 7.05 p m
Richmond...................... ......... .......... 3:40 am .......... 3:40 am ........... 8:4b p m
S Louisville.. .................. .......... .......... ...... ...... .... ...... 12:33 p m ..........
Washington ........................................ 7:00 a m .......... 7:00 a m .......... U1.O pm
Baltimore ...................... ... ...... .......... 8:20 a m .......... 8-20 & m .......... 12:48 am
Philadelphia.................... .......... .......... 10:46 a m .......... 10:48 a&m ......... 3:46 5am
New York..................... .......... .......... 91:23pm .......... 1:23 pm .......... 8:63 am
Cincinnati..... 4:20 p m 7:00 a m
St. Louis............... ........ .............................................. 7:20 p m 7:20 a m


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dOUTH Time Table NORTH .
No. U No. 21. No. 23. in effect August 12,1895. NO. 3. XP L bo. 20L.
.... ...... 8 3Wpm 8 165amnLv........... Jacksonville.........:.... Ar 730a S00 1pt" ..... ,
...... ... 963pm 9 18 m........ ..Green Cove Springs........... 803am 466 pm ...... ....
11 20am 11 00pm. 10 10am .;...... ......... Paltk .................. 466am 406pm 236pm
100 pm 12 01 pm 10 671am .... .......... Huntington................ 3 60 am 309 pm 1 16 p
112pm 12068am 11 01 am .... .... Crescent City Junction ......... 3 46 am 304 pm 100pm
160pm 1229am 1120am. .... ....... Seville ................... 322nam 24pm 1230pm
3 10 pm 1 05 am 1160 am ........ .... DeLeon Springs.............. 2 43am 2 098pm 11U10am
41pm 1 42am 12 16pm .... b......... Beresford................. 2 16am 146pm 10 1am
........ .... .... 12 35 Pm Ar- ...... ^r nd ........ LV ...... .... I J0pm ...... ....
.0... .. .:.:::: 1160 mL .. !" ...." ........ A .... ...... 2 06 p m ..........
620 pm 2 60"am "1 00pm Ar..............Sanforfl.............. -iv '128am 100pm 9 10am
Monday.. 4 20am 2 26pm Ar ....... ...... Orlando .............. ",v 1160pm 1136amTTues......
Wed....:. 6 00 am 3 07pm Ar ....... .... Kissimmee ............. -,v 11 06pm 10 66 am Thurs ....
Friday... 8 10am 6 0Opm Ar .......... .... Bartow..................Lv 6 60pm 900 am Sat ......
........... t400pm t1 2$pmAr ..... ...... PuntaGorda ........... -,v +H t ou ""
.... ...... 8 46 am 6 00 pm Ar .... .......Tampsa................:v 740 pm 820.a ..
...... .... 940am 7 05pmxAr.............Port Tampa.. .........L-,v 700pm 6730am .... ......
Mon. and Thurs ....... 930ppm Lv ............ Port Tampas............ Ar 2 S3 pm Thur. and Ban.
Tues. and Fri .......... 300pm Ar.............Key West.............Lv %000 m We..aAiS
Wed. and Sat ........... 600 am Ar ..... ..... Havana.............. Lv 31 20pm Wed. Vn4 fr.


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continuee his reproaches, until her phy-
sician arrived, and with Russian gruff-
ness announced that he would never
enter the palace -again unless the Czar
departed instantly. The Czar object-
ed that his wife's nervousness was the
sole cause bof the scene. The doctor's
reply was:
I "If you have no mercy on her ma-
jesty, at least consider your future heir
and go at once."
All Her Friends Banished.
The Czar went. In -the last three
weeks he has, visited his wife once.
The last two times he. went to her
apartments she begged to, be excused
from receiving him and he did not in-
-sist upon entering. The last vestige
of her influence over him disappeared
weeks ago. In, pure contrariness of
spirit -he now endeavors to undo all
that he once undertook at her instance
or with :her approval. In this he is
helped by his mother, who is resolved
,to destroy completely the Crarina's
power, even in the court circle. The
result -has been not only roughshod
politics in the Balkan, Turkey, East
Asia, and Africa, but also a sifting and
upsetting of the whole list of attend-
ants and officials at the Peterhof. The
young Czarina's English and German
servants have been sent away; her
English companion has been banished
from the palace; the few court officials
who were known as, her advocates-or
friends have been transferred to dis-
tant posts of duty.
When this unfortunate wife of Nich-
olas II. shall -rise from her childbed to
sit again beside her monarch and hus-
bhand, she. will find herself entirely alone
and neglected, at a strange court, still
holding all the insignia of an Empress
consort's power, but not allowed even
a lackey of her own choosing. She
may submit tamely', but she is more
likely to raise, a breeze of protest, which-
will bring her flabby spouse about on a
new tack, with all ,its incidental bear-
ings in international politics and do-
mestic. economy,
The Life of a Bee. \
From. Meehan's Monthly.
Every year may be seen in papers of
considerable pretension to scientific ac-
curacy statements about various flow-
ers poisoning bees, -the only reason
for the statement being that the bees,
are found dead in considerable num-
ber beneath the trees. It does not seem
to be known generally that the life of
'a bee is extremely short. Every bee
that leaves the hive in the 'spring is
dead before fall, and those which live
over the fall die very soon after spring
opens. Tei, death of a bee is usually
very sudden'--they have been known toi
fall even in their flight, and to be dead
in a few seconds after reaching the
ground.. This fact about the life of the
bee is supposed to be generally known,
,yet the fact that the statement above
quoted is so often referred to in intelli-
gent works shows that the knowledge
is not- as widely spread as it deserves
to be. \ o
M ARINE NEWS.

For Jacksonville, Aug., 15:
Sun rises -...... \. ....................... 5:23 a. m .
Sun sets...........x. .................I..... 6:45 p. m .
M oon rises ........... ....................12:00 a. m .
Ti-i TIDES
WMayport (mouth of S. Johns River) :
High tide............*. '1:28 a. m. 2:16 p. m.
Low tide .........,........7:46 a. m. 8:43 p. m.

Port of Jacksonville, -Aug. 14.'-No en-
trances. No clearance's I
Maritime Miscellany.
The ,steamship St. Augustine, Captain
Gaskill. sailed ftr,:im New',York on the
121th tf'.r this p,,rt with a catrgo -.if mer-
t-handis.ae. She will lad wN'ith lumber
on her'rewturn trip.
_M,_,he_otnnage tax.at. all. Unite,:l .Stntes
p,:rts ;or El..; fiscal "',ar ien>e>:]" June
31 last. is shown by the i'eurd-or> of the
Navigation Buiea-,i t'Il have been
$r22.234. compared with $.T.3,t4.i2. lf,:, r the
prev-ius year. The number of en-
tries ,:,f' vessl ,:in wvhich the tax was
paid was 117.70, c,:,mpar'ed with 12,340 for'
the previous year. The decrease in re-
ceipts is mainly due to the new measure-
ment.law, which has brought our ton-
nage system into accord ,with that of
the maritime, world. British vessels
paid $344,637 of the tax; American ves-
sels, $69,316; steam vessels paid $362,_
124; sail vessels, $160,100.' The receipts
at New York were $187,051; Boston,
$48,'881; Philadelphia, $47,522; New Or-
leans,. $38,929; San Francisco, $38,158.
This is the tax that maintains the^
marine hospitals.
Vessels Expeeted To Arrive.
Steamer City 'of, St. Augustine, Cap--
tain Gaskill. Sailed from New York
Aug. 6. r'" ,
SchOoner Mary ft. Russell, Captain
Smith. Sailed from +New York August 8.
Schooner Edward W. Young,' Captain
WVymen. Sailed from Plymouth Aug-
ust 3.
"Schooner R~obert W. Dasey, Captain
Hunter. Sailed from Uhiladelphia Aug *
ust 1.
Schooner H. S. Lanfair, -.Sailed
from Baltimore August 8.
Schooner John N. Hall. .Sailed from
New York August 7.
Schooney J. B. H~olden. Sailed from
Nw orAuut7Schooner Edward W. Young. S'ai~led -
rom Plymouth .August 3.
Vessels Lying in Port. ,


Steamship Algornquin, Captain Platt,
Will clear for New York..
Schooner Alice J. Crjabtree, Captain
Goodwin. Will clear for foreign ports..
* Schooner Amelia P. Schmidt, Cap
tain Pashley. Will clear for New Ha-
ven.
Hard Work Raising the Senta.
(Special to the Citizen.)
Pensacola, Aug. 14.-The gentlemen
who have the contract for raising the
capsized German bark Senta, in the
bay, are having ill luck. After expend-
ing some time in attempting to pump
the water out of the big iron hull, they
stopped the pumps and made an ef-
fort to raise the vessel by sheer force.
Monday night they had the cabin for
enough above the surface to discover
that three large ventilators were open,
which made it impossible for the pumps
to free the vessel ,of water. The pumps
'were again put at work ,and the ves-
sel was coming up steadily yesterday,
when some part of the. tackle gave
way, and the large hull sank back, .and
is again full of water. No work is be-
ing done on her to-day, but the con-
tractors are maturing another plan for
raising her, which they say will be, put
in operation to-morrow. Their fifteen-
day limit for placing the vessel on an
even keel, alongside, a wharf expired
Monday night, and they are now for-
feiting $150 per day.
Fernandina.
(Special to the Citizen.)
Fernandina, Aug. \14. Cleared.:
Schooner W. C. Wickham, Evan, New
York; Hattie Dunn, Pollard, Philadel-
phia. Sailed: SchooneivJohn H. Tingue,
Burdge, New" York; Mallory Line
!tearmship Rio Grande, Barstow, Bruns-
wvick and New York.
Pensacola.
(Special to the Citizen.)
Pensacola, Aug. l4.-Cleared:. Swed-
ish baTk Stella Maria, Ternstrom, for
Caen, with timber and lumber. Ar-
rived at quarantine: Spanish steam-
ship Paulina, Game, from Humacoa,
Porto Rico.
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%irIr., 6%c; net and gross receipts, 7; eX.-
orts coastwise, 122; stock, 4,536.
VNew Orleans, La., Aug. 14.-Cotton firm. Mid-
ling, 7 1-16c; low middling, 6 l-16c; 1good ordi-
|ary, 6%c; net and gross receipts, 32; exports
Great Britain, 4,800; coastwise, 280; sales, 100;
Itock, 79,300. o
|Charleston, S. C., Aug. 14.-Cotton firm. Mid-
iling, 7c; low middling, 6 11-16c; net and gross
9ceipts, 2; stock, 18,705.
|Tew York, N. Y., Aug. 14.-Cotton steady.
[iddlfhg, 79-16c; net receipts, none; gross, 7;
[ rewarded, 7; sales, 1,145, all spinners; stock,
99,073. Total; to-day-Net receipts, 142; exports
t Great Britain, 5,165; stock, 310,173. Consoli-
iANest r?.-*e-i t-. 1,285; exports to Great Brit-
,,5 6;. -the ,:...ntnent, 255.
l^^^ ,lGenersil Produce.
ck. N Y Aug. 14.-Flour-Market
t...-,.,:. ,:,t" mill, $4.40@4.60. Rye flour
S..-. t ;.:ii1.e and steady. No. 2 red
M< ii -T\tt.,.r. 70%c; afloat, 721/,c; f. c. b.,
l Sat Se: N,-.. 1 Northern, 7314c delivered;
-) ',,',' I i vered. Options opened weak
F.r n _.ihnr. rallied briskly with corn,
g in. *r,,1 was more or less demoral-
Bt-%-IArJ tn.- clcse, when shipments of
IL.f f,:,r export here and West
",--ikiir,3s. Now thought to be a
irt?',it.-r--! here. Closed 7c lower.
71'.,..- closed 76q/4c; May, 76%@
*H ^7 ,: August closed 70%c; Septem-
,,l.. ,:!,ed 7114c; October, 71%c,
E'.;,-mber, 73 1- 6@74L/4c, closed


SHO RT LINE..

MTime Card in Effect July 8, 1895.


Lv. Jacksonville.


'.:k No. 2, 473/c; ungraded
;:cf. o. b. afloat as to time.
-.i strong on frost talk and
tu,'ne, weak until realization,
Rk at rme lowest point and %@%c
k%,. Fair export business reported.
I",:b:,.=,373/c; September, 43ys@
;1.,:. October, 42@43%c, closed

t te,|,.No. 2, 25c; No. 2 delivered,
".-.:: N:,. wA-, i S. ",8c; track mixed Western,
2r, _-*: : tr',: whir. .'j35c. Options fairly active,
a-l\arn: ]iEn tiri:.. Lut later breaking with corn.
C'I :,..-,: un.:h.an.ri.. May, 271@277/8, closed 27y2c;
A Ul-' U-Lt >:i... '-4'-:c; September, 239/4@24c,
,:1,,-- 1 _.,.. ... *:'-.:t.:.i r. 23%@24%c, closed 24c.
Lr..:l-*l-\^ k. ^_'-it-rn steam closed at 6.37K.c;
S-i.tel.r ,:i,.,..-.'i at 6.35c nominal. Refined'
3,..rk-Ea-v.. Ne-- Mess, $11.40@11.50; short
:l.al'-_-. tl].'.14 ; t"^ ~i:l., $12-.50.
j:utter--DuIl. XA'V-tern dairy, 91@13c; do
,:t ,.m -..-. 1,,"'. :": ,: 1o factory, 81 @121/c; El-
siznz. in>:: it.irlr.:. cream ery, 1,1.-'i-l.c:. State
,d] irv. l".;rlg'_i:. ,i.-, :creamery, 20c.
h e-i-.-t.eaSly. Stnte large, 51/ @73/8c; sm all"
;J S,:-.; p:,rt skim. 2,,]5c; full skims, il/@1%c.
Ippci--jiet. -Stat- and Pennsylvania, 14@15c;
W -.tcrn fr-:h. 1-'-._'13/c.
Re-ir-s-ijuiet.
"'tx 'ii rp- tir'i-- t'::'r-;.. .. t
,!aJ-.'.] --- -i .ii i t.
(,-,n_ --CI-,-,l it-.-.;iy. Sales, 3,000 bags, in-
,:'IH.:III|-' M'r,:!.b. 14.'.. Sni.tember, 15.35; October,
1 H...",: TE',:-!i.,r. I."..- :-. S:ot coffee-Rio quiet;
N,$. 7. t14-:. mil i ,!ult and steady, Cordova,
1s+ :,,l'.:..
Suers--R- t .4uiit .n,l steady. Centrifugal,
"^-tr.t. ':.' -l..:.. R in .Ii ;t; i tdy.
Chlengo Marlkets.
g,:,M foig,-tg-.n r nt- t'.:,r export weakened the
B,''r.:I .:.f Tra.d1 nwark-t -to-day. September
dt ,.!,-:, ,.l ,- l...1->-*-r: .orn %c lower; oats
uyph:,nge,1.. *r,,i |.r.,v i.:.n.- at declines.
*le leading futures ranged as follows:
1 | Opening. Highest. Lowest. Closing.
Wit, Nn. : -
-'ug .. ... T.%',_': :*; i 64% 65%s@l/
."- 1t 4 .. .- .:.';'1 t:7'1; 65% 66%
,C':." .' ;,'N..---_ '"". 68%@% 68%@/@%
2*.704 ::. 37% 37%
fe "' .. 14S'; .S 371/ 37-14
.e 21 ...- ..", 311 31/4@%
|Pat, No. 2-
A| .i. .. IV, 19% 19%
. .se1t.>,.. 1.#,.r 1r.^ 19Y 19% "
, ay, .231,-i:i -.:. 23% 231



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SLEEPING CARS-Nos. 37 and 38 carry Pullman Sleepers between Tampa and New tork;
also day coach between Jacksonville and Washington. 'Nos. 35 and 36 carry Pullman Sleepers between
Jacksonville and New York: also day coach between Jacksonville and Charlotte. These trains also
handle the Cincinnati and Florida Limited (solid' vestibule) train. N0s. 1 and 2 carry sleepers be-
tween Jacksonville and New Orleans. Nos. 3 and 4 carry sleeper between" Jacksonville and Talla-
hassee, Through sleepers between Jacksonvil]s and Asheville on Nos. 35 and 36.


BETWEEN JACKSONVILLE AND FERNANDINA,


*Daily except sunday. tSunday only. Trains marked thus j do not run on Sunday.
Ticket office, 202 West Bay Street, corner Hogan. Tickets sold and baggage checked to all pointfi.
Trains leave Union Depot Station.,
N. S. PENNINGTON, Traffic, Manager. A. 0. MAC DONELL Gen. Pass. Agt.'


Formerly the


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Time table i effect July 8, 1895.


SOUTH BOUND.


NORTH ,BOUND.


$ 9.30
10.021/"
6.00
6.00
. 5.55
5.221


STATIONS. No. 32 No. 78 No.208 No. 26


STATIONS.


No. 209 No. 25


Lv. W.Palm B..
* W., Jupiter..
Hobe Sound.
Alicia ........
Stuart ........
Jensen .......
Eden .........
Fort Pierce..
Melbourne...
Eau Gallie...
Cocoa........
Titusville ..
New Smyrna.
Daytona ....
Ormond ....


545 a
653 a
,717
8800
8 22 a
.840 a
851 a
950a
1128 a
1138,a
1213 p
12 51 p
205 p
235 p
246 p


Lv. Jacksonvillei.....


9 00 al 6 45p ...............


.... ..J..i...


1220 p
240p
420 p
615 p
830 p


'700 a
728a
740a


Ar. St. Augustine..... 10 15 a 8 00 p
Ar. Palatka.......... I 11 35 a ........
Lv. Palatka.........* 10 40 a
Lv. San Maeto ....... 9 25 a ........
Ar. Ormond ........... 12 35p ; ......
Daytona...... ... ,12 46 p. .......
New Smyrna ...... 1 25p........
* Titusville... ..... 2 28p .......
Cocoa ...........:.. 3 07p ........
Eau Gallie ........ 3 42 p ........
Metbourne .. ..... 3 53 p .......
Fort Pierce ........ 5 35 p ........
West Jupiter.... 8 25 p ..... ;.
Ar. West Palm Beach. 9 35 p. .....


....... 16 45p

........ 7 20p
7 30 p
6 Oa8 00 p
'8 30 a ........
10 0.) a ........
11 ..8 a ........
12 02 p ........
4 30p ........
.. o...... ......


?ork,. per barrel-
"...$ :'$.45 t .47
' {. 1. 1, 1,)i 1 i l: .,l
'lot) !bs.-
;' ; .47'; Vi. 112
t'" C. ..'"7 :.,,I'-
rA"bs per 1,.0 pounds-
'*.,. 5V.f10 5. ,,
i >.',. 5;25i 7..2-,


$ 9.25
10.00
5.971/
6.00
5.55
5.20


Ar. Palatka... ..... 440p
Lv. Palatka... I ...... 350 p


.. :.,.1010a


tations were as follows,:
6ad); No:,. 2 ni-ring wheat, '65%@66c;
ng whe-at. ti."-,'.'^67c; No. 2 red, 65%@
rn. 3s^: N'.:.. 3,yellow corn, 38%/c;'
MU..,.: N.: 2 white, 22%@24c; No. 3
jjt: No. 2 rye. 42%e; No. 2Tbarley,
| 370,3s<,.; No. 4, nominal; No. 1
il.1,; -prinme ti nothy ee$. 4H.01@
per bbl.. $9.3109.41.1; lard. per IDO
e bt,6 si,-'es- ~ii.-,,>.ise_ V . :i'j.7.ti 7^ry
(boxed) 1.6gseSjic: short clear
'.;rf,%c; whisky, distillers' fin-
gal.. .11.22; sugars unchanged.
anv l Stores.
S. C.. Aug. 14.-Resin steady;
a-; g.:,:,d. .i.20. Spirits steady at
r firm at .i1.35. Turpentine Airm;
-.ft. $1.V ,: irgin, $1.80. '.
'a., Aug. 14 -Spirits firm at 251/c.
water white. $2.75; window glass,


rovide More Jail Room.


6 00 p ....... .. ......
505 p
6 15 p .... .. .... .. .... ..


Ar St. Augustine... .
LvSt.Auguptine 7 &'0a
Ar Jacksonville. 8 15


........ 7 45 a Lv.. New Smyrna.. Ar 1 10 Pa..
....... 9 13 a Ar.. Lake Helen...Lv 11 40 a .....
....... 9 37 a ..OraugeCity..... 11 18 a..
........ 9 45 a .OranueCity J... 11 10 a ..


A] I trains daily between Jacksonville and St. Augustine. '--- t. -- i
Trains 23. 25, 26, and 78, south of St. Augustine, daily except Sunday. -;
Train 208 every Monday, Wednesday. and Friday. Train 209 every Tuesday, Thursday.'and Saturday.
This Time Table shows the times at which trains may be expected to arrive at and depart from the
several stations, but their arrival or departure at the times stated is not guaranteed, nor does the com-
pany hold itself responsible for any d elay or any consequences arisingz therefrom.,
J. R. PARROTT, JOSEPH RICHARDSON,.
Vice President. General Passenger Agent.


(SpeeiaJ to the Citizen.)
Aug. 14.-The CountyJail is
imuch-needed addition built;
ill bIe completed in ninety days.
Htract h?, been given to Mr. W.
I Hrum, who represents the Pauly
,nimpaniy of St. Louis. -The ad-
is to be a fireproof structure of
hrijk, connecting with the west end of
thejail. "It is to have two tiers of steel
ce!e. with eight cells in each tier. The
caa city of the present building is only
thiity-five prisoners, and as a conse-
quince at times the inmates are so
crowdedd as to cause much sickness
ammng them. The Sheriff says that
during the month of July he had 117
prirners. ,
O1'the two bids made for the contract
the'one made by the Pauly Jail Com-
paa- was the lowest, being $7,850 for
th!w,,ork, including everything. It is
thought that Mr. Landrum will sub-let
thecontract for the building to home
nleoanics.

+ned for Disturbing Worship.
!;; 1" (Special to the Citizen.)
V4ldwo',d. Aug. -14.-Justice T. N.
Cuirington tried his first case yester-
dayi, A pair of colored damsels, who
wer arrested on a warrant sworn out
b.v'yrank Daniels, also colored, for dis-
turping public worship at Hagar's
Chipel. ,about five miless from this
plake, in the Adairsville neighborhood.
The trial was by jury. Mary BErown
ano Pet Green were found guilty as
charged, and. a fine of $2'and costs
wa. imposed on each, amounting to
$12.0) for both.
Mi,. H. H. Bo'swell, an employee of the
F. f.. & P. R. R., died last evening at
6 clock of dropsy. He was buried
this morning at Oak Grove with Ma-
sont.'honors.

Scorched by Lightning.
'' (Special to the Citizen.)
Carpbelle, Aug. 14.-The lightning
struclra house belonging to Cisco Yent
.and ocupied by Captain Bouro, who
runs laundry, His wife and Mrs.
Pedns' were ,sleeping in the house,.
and,. yIrs, Pedrison was slightly
scofc4hd.


Train 23 leaves New York 9:00 p. m.; Washington, 4:30 a. m.; Charleston, 10:12 p. m.; Savannah, 1:4"
a. m.; arrives Jacksonville. 7:65 a. m.; Sanford, 1:00 P. m.; Winter Park, 2:09 p. mA Orlando, 2.25 m,;
Bartow, 6:00 p. m.; Plant City, 5:05p. m.; Tampa, B:00p. m. Train 35 leaves New' York 9 a. m.; Wash
ington, 3:3D p. m.; Charleston; 6:07 a. m.; Savannah, 7:56 a. m.; arrives Jacksonville, 12:3D p. m.
Bartow, 7:40 p..m.; Plant City, 7:20 p. m,- Tampa, 8:00 p. m.; Port Tampa, 8:30 p. m. Trains from the
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 15,


THE TELEGRAPH MARKETS.


BEARS STARTED A RAID, AND PRICES
TOOK A DOWNWARD TURN.

Toward Noon Slight Gains Were Maile,
Chiefly on Account of a MIoderate
Covering Movement-Market Closed
Weak Bond Trading Indifferent.
(By Associated Press.) ....
New York, N1 Y., Aug. 14.-The sh:>r.- r c.
ulation opened dull and devoid of feature. -~.
during the first hour of the market the t'ff
was unsettled. Later the bear traders --a.:f
raid, which started prices on the do,-n t1 I
The reactionary tendency of the specular t.-.n c!
tinued in force until about a half an hour ietf
midday, at which time the American T.:-ba.
Company had / per cent and the gen .-raII I
%@% per cent. Toward noon slight gain- v.
made, mainly by reason of a moderate ,:,:,\j
ing movement, the shorts being seemingly in,.],
posed to press their advantage, but rather i|
lined to limit their liabilities. During the cia
ernoon the trading was irregular on extremei
narrow fluctuations, and the volum- :..f tlp
business transacted was very light. Pri,:c
ranged within fractional limits, except f.tr T-1
bacco, which recovered %, sold down 11z.. -t i,
rallied / per cent. In the final dealin-.s ti!
tone of speculation was distinctly hea-v,.. 1ar
the market closed weak and generally j-o' ' :,
cent lower on ,the day.
The net results of the day's dealings inl I:,.:,n..
-reveal lower figures generally for the -F,,:I
lative issues. The sales were $1,075,000.
CLOSING QUOTATIONS.
Atchisdni ............ 15Y North A~mprican Co. F
Adams hxpres... 147 Northern Pac ........ l'
Alton, Terre Haute.. 62 Northern Pac. ptd IP7
Alton. T. if, pfd.... -- U.P., D. & G ...... 514
American Ex vres .113 'Northwestern ....... U01t
B. & 0 ................ 64 Northwestern, pftd .145
Canada Pacific ...... 52 New York Central...ht 'i
Canada Southern .... 56. N. Y. & N. E ......... 57
Central Pacific ...... 18Y 0. & W................ 171'
Ches. & Ohio........ 20% Oregon Imprve men t l0i
Chicago & Alton..... 158 Oregnn Navigation.. 24
C.,B.& Q............ 89% O.SL, &U. N...... 83
Chicago Gas..... .. 59% Pacific Mail.......... 283cs
Consolidated Gas.. 142 P., Dec & Evans..... 6,4
C., C., 0. & St. L..... 484 Pittsburg ............ 162
Colo. Coal & Iron .. 7 Pullman Palace..... 172
Cotton Oil Certs .... 25% Reading............... 18
Del. Hudson ......... 13& Richmond Term in al --
Del., Lack. & West.. 16Y4 Richmond T., pfd.. --
Den. & R. G.,'pfd... 47/3 Rio G. W........ I.. 17 .4
Dist. & C. F. Co ...... 21 Rio G. W., pfd ....... 41
East Tenn............ -- Rock Island ......... 7:!
Erie .................. 8% St. L. & S. F.,lftpfd -
Erie, pfd ............. 20 St. Paul............ 761 ,
Fort Wayne.........".162 St. Paul, pfd ....... .W12
GreatNorthern, pf,1125 St. Paul & 0 ...... 4111
C. & E. I., pfd.. 1112 St. Paul 0. ptd,..llac-
Hocking Valley ..... "'.1, Southern Pacific .... 2.
Illinois Central... o!IIB Suear Refnerry.... .113%'
St. Paul & Duluth. *S Teiiu. t'o aln Irou 36
K. & T., pfd........ 31 :-, esxa- Pacific ........ I2kh
Lake Erie &W...... 25y4' Tol. S O. Cu., pfd.. 74
Lake Erie & W.. ,'tIl S, Uluion Pacific ........ 13
Lake Shore........... 151 UI..;S. Express ........ 41
Lead Trust.......... 31i *j WalialhSt. L. & Pac !-
L. &N ......... i. i *14 w., St. L. A P., ptd. 21'-
L. & N. A.......... S Wells Fargn Ex. ...PnS
Manhattan Cons'd..'Ill. I Western .nioi...... y34
M & C ......... B. W..1 L. E... ........ li,
J Michigan Central .I tlo W., L. E., pfd1...... 5214
Missouri Pacific.. 37-,, Am. Cot. 0il......... --
Mobile &Ohio..... 1.\ AntCot. Oil ptl:l... 7414
Nashville & Chat. ,,, St. P. 3I. ,1 1 ....... 1154
N. Cordage.......... 2 '. .Southern R.v., com.. 13'T
N. Cordage, pfd..... .a'. southern R%. pfd... 467:
N. J. Central .. ..... l,4!1.> Tobacco ............. ll'
Norfolk& Wes., pdt 1314 Tobacco, ptd ....... 112I.
Money Market. ,
New York, N. Y.. .-.. 1.-M,:.r, y ,,n call,
easy at 1 per co:nt: lat- I.:,an. 1; cl, c., at 1.
Prime mercantil- |e:,1:.Er, j:3,;)'4" r l"er cent. Ster-
ling exchange, xitli actual 1.,ujine-- in l:,anker-;',
bills at $4.90@4.',1+ f,:.r ,0niiand an-I .'..g.^ '
4.89/ for sixty- law. P.:,-t.l rat-. Ti'4.9f,4$4.91.
Commercial bill'. .H.0. Silv.ecr ,c-rtiricates. 67
@67%c. Govermini l.nt .,,:,nds firm. Railh':,ad7.0rhmf{
easier. Bank ,:lcaring-. t7 !'...'; t~alanars,
$6,797,876.
BOND LIST.
U.S.4snew reg.... 121' M. K. T. 1it 4n....... SS!.
U.S. 4s, new coup ..12134 M. K.T.2d 4`1....... 83.
US. 5s, reg .......... 115,, Mutual Umon 8a.. .110
U. S. 5s, coup ........ 115%B N..J.Cen. Gcn'l5s..117
U. S. 4s, reg...........112 Northern Pae.lsts .i17q
U. S. 4s, coup1........ 121 Northern Pac. 2ds... 102%
U. S. 2s.-reg..... .... 98; Northwest C ,nsols .1413U
Pacific 6s of '95 ..... 10) N. W. S. F. de b. 5s.. 1 11
Atchison 4s .......... .410L. R. G. Wesl.lsts ....... 76.-
,Atchison, Second A. 3!L. St. Pul lConsols 78.. 1281
Canada So. 2ds..... l4ts St. P. C. &, P. W. 5s..!5
Cenl. Pa. Ists of '0).102 St. L. I. M. Geu. 5s 81
Den. & R.G.7L4.... .114 St. L.\-z.F. Gen.6sl0 a
Deu. & R. G. 4i.... 873,lTex. Pac. Ists...... 931,
E rip d ....... .... 3S8.- T ex Pa c. 2. ... ... i2ftX
(... ?& lA. ';s.... )i!5 U Pac. IstAof'98 ...W 7
G-. H.' S.A.7s 1A 3 V1est Shore4s... ...107
H. & T. Cen. 6s.....lli, So.#Ry. 5s............ 97
H. & T. Ceu.68 .....I Js
Cotton Mnrkets.
New York, N. Y., Au.. 14.-The otton nma
ket opened stea:,j at S r,,:,int< adv-an,:. futt-
.advanced 3@4 |.:,lnt-. an.d eb:,.e,1 at a net
vance of 3@6 i.:.int-. Thli early a- an,:e
the result bf~ne[-,: t,1i ar.tilit- at Lk-erp,
this in view c "rtr i-h !*arp t.niak" in |,l'ci-eh
yesterday cau-,.,l iYenuine -u!.r,-.-. Ative
ering followed. an.1 riPc.,nrt were o':'1
on the long sif.ie ..f th- nr,aket .-11quite
The rise,, accorhling t,:, i:.r,\atv abie.. waxsI
to better Manhe i-ter l.,usirn-- a r,.I a i.,eli-ef
the English sphiin'r-' \\.l'e h,,,'t ..,n ,-.-,t .':,n~^
advance had b.;n he]p..r. l:." the we.-klv GT'^H
ment report. Th" ,:.:,,erin_ lby --horts. e-|,3H^
by the heaviest ?,-II-rs ... ysi-tr.hln.. w"tfg^^
cial ,feature of tlhe? t.re-n.,,.:n tradJing. TtJ^^
ing indicates i.:,nie he'itatti,',n ,:n -the RJ^
the Liverpool market, andl thi-i hba th fl t
of causing some rea,:ti,,n here hef".,re n,:..;,n. In
the afternoon tlhe rariket >'a. -wtakene'] l:,5
rum ors that a |,ee.arish ,-il':.i.:ul.tr i. t,:, I.*. is.-ue,1
from New Orleans.
Spot cotton closed .stady. Middling uplands,
7 9-16c; good middling, 7 15-16c; sales, 1,140 bales.
Futures opened firm; sales, 9,200 bales. Janu-
ary, 7.54e; February, 7.58c; March, 7.62c; Sep-
tember, 7.31c; October, 7.38c; November, 7.43c;
December, 7.49c.
Futures closed steady; sales, 174,100 bales.
January, 7.50c; February, 7.55c; March, 7.60c;
August, 7.28c; September, 7.28c; October, 7.34c,;
November, 7.39c; Dec'ember, 7.45c.
Liverpool, England, Aug. 14.--Spot-Increased
demand; prices higher. American middling, fair,
4 17-32d; good middling, 4 3-32d; American mid-
dling, 3 15-16c; low middling,L 3 13-16d; good or-
dinary, 3 11-16d; ordinary, 3d. The sales of the"
day were 15,000 bales, of which 1,000 Were for
.speculation and export and included 13,800
American. Receipts, 1,000 bales, including 200
'American.


Futures opened quiet and closed barely steady
at the declines. American middling, 3 58-64d;
August and September, 3 58-64d; September and
November, 3 60-64d; November and December,
3 61-64d; December and January, 3 62-64d; Janu-
ary and February, 4d; February and March,
.4 1-64@4 2-64d; March and April, 4 3-64d; April
and May, 4 4-64@4 5-64d. 'The tenders of to-day's
deliveries were 1,300 bales new dockets and 200
bales old dockets.
New Orleans, La., Aug. 14.-Cotton steady.
Sales, 53,100 bales. August, 7.14c; September,
7.14-15c; October, 7.17-18c; November, '7.15-16c;
December, ,7.20-21c; January, 7.25-26c; February,
7.30-32c; March, 7.36-38c; April, 7.41-43c.
General Cotton Receipts.
Norfolk, Va., Aug. 14.-Cotton firm. Mid-
dling, 714c; lcw middling, 6 15-16c; good' ordi-
nary, 6%c; net and gross receipts, 4; sales, 19;
stock, 9,024.
Baltimore, Md., Aug. 14.-Cotton nominal.
Middling, 7 9-16c; low middling, 7%c; good or-
dinary, 6 7-16c; net receipts, none; gross, 651;
exports coastwise, 100; stock, 6,538.
Boston, 'Mass., Aug. 14.-Cotton steady. Mid-
dling, 7 9-16c; low middling, 6 11-16c; good or-
dinary, 6c; net and gross receipts, none; exports
to Great Britain, 665.
Wilmington, N. C., Aug. 14.-Cotten quiet.
Middling, 7c; low middling, 6 9-16c; net a*dT
gross receipts, 1; stock, 2,666.
Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 14.-Cotton firm. Mid-
dling, 7%c; low middling,' 7%c; good ordinary,
6%c; net and gross receipts, 20; stock, 5,088.
Savannah, Ga., Aug. 14.-Cotton very firm.
Middling, 6%c; low middling, 6 9-16c; good or-


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Had Defeated the Antphl-
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(By Associated Press.)
Cowes. Isle of Wight. EnglAnd,. Aug.
14.-I-n, ia nice. whole sail, westerly
breeze this morning, Mr. R. S. Palmer's
crack American schooner cruiser Yam-
pa and AMr. Fred K. Wills' English
cruiser schooner Amphitrite started in
a race for a prize of 100. over the old
Queen's course. The Amphitrite won
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The contest grew out of the fact that
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200 guinea cup on WVedne-sday last.
over the same course, the A.-phitrite
being second, Mr. Wills protested
against the cup being awarded to, the
Yampa on the ground that the latter
carried men in excess of the number
allowed by the rules governing the con-
test Mr. Palmer did not deny this.
but claimed that he could not have
sailed his yacht with a less number .of
men. The affair ended in an arrange-
ment being made, under the auspices
Sof the Royal Yacht Squardron Sailing
Committee. that the question :,f SU)e-
riority b,,tween the American and Eng-
lish schooners should be decided in a
race to-day, both yachts being allowed
to carry all the men they pleased.
Great interest was taken in the event,
especially as a rumor is in circulation
here that should the Defender fail to re-
tain the America cup on the other
side of the Atlantic an American
schooner will be sent after it next
year. The course was fifty miles long.
and the boats were sent away to the
westward, headed first for the L:'m-
ington Spit Buoy, leaving it on the
starboard hand. and fr:rom there thety
passed West Cjwes and a 'mark boat
to the northward of the Prince Consort
Buoy. off East C.'wes. Thence the
course was around the Bullock Bu,:,y.
leaving NoA Mlan fIr the starboard, and
rounding the Bullock Buoy to por't.
finishing off a flag boat oiff WVest Cowes.
The Yampa allowed the Amphitrite 7
minutes. 41 seconds.
At the start them American schoonter
had tile weather berth, but in the beat
.aro'ad the first mark. Lymington Spit.
the Amphitrite drew ahead and ro-unld-
edl it with a guod lead. The times
of the two schooners .n rounding Lynn -
ington Spit were: Amphitrite. 11:47:10:
Yamna. 12:0):00
The following was the time of the
yachts at the, finish: Amphlitrite.
-3:47:50; TYampa. 3:59:2. consequn"y
the British schooner woin by 11 min-
utes 12 seconds actual time, and by 19
'minutes 11.1 seconds. counting her '.n;me
Allowance of 7 minutes 41 seconds,
,which the Yampa allowed her.
.The result, of the race was a great
; surprise .to the' yachtsmen ashore., as
td.' ,lo, ,;"expeabthd the..;Bri~tish schooner
Ue .'d4efea.t' Herl'competitor;
n.:-W-fi/ a^.&4sy,.deito~ry... '..
P-1tfK0. 'is 'o 16 1 itoins. 100 t
";. l' 2'inche. long. She has a beam .o:,f 1u feet
4 inches, and her draught is 12 feet
3 inches. She was built by Campes and,
Nicholson of Gosport.
/ BITTER BRITISH ClRIXICISM.
A Poor Estimate of the American'
: :Sporting Instinct.
S, ". (By Associated Press.)
L,,ondon,. England, Aug. 14.-The re-
marks attributed to Michael F. Dwyer,
the American horse owner, in an inter-
View after arriving in New York yes-
-? terda, if fwhicK he ,i's quoted .as criticis-
ing his treatment in England, have been
cabled he're, and are being severely cit-
cised.
The Sun, for instance, says: "Be-
cause Dwyer,, and his-horses, and his
'tailor-made jockey have not had mat-
ters.all theer own way here, he declares
he has been .swindled, robbed, and
hustled most abominally. 'We all know
th~e stuff of which American sport ;is
made, without mentioning the elements
which go to make it."
S The Sportsman remarks: Clearly
the latter (Mr. Dwyer) cannot be beat-
en at any price.. Heaven help us if
,' ,the Valkyrie beats the Defender; ,The
: eagle will have a fit." -
,: ,The Westminister Gazette says: "If
; > we take our American cousin at what
recent events have shown him to be, it


is not ) unreasonable 'to estimate that'
S we should have a: very poor opinion of
his sportmanship. First we found
SCornell unable to take a licking grace-
fully, and now, the same thing appears
,in racing. Fortunately, we saw last.
year that American athletes are true
'sportsmen right through, and .we: know
roinm long experience that American
yachtsmen know how to behave them-
selves, or we might be little inclined.
,to envy Lord Dunraven and the Lon.-
do:n Athletic Club."
Race of Twenty-Rate rsP.
'; ,(By Associated Press.)
S Ryde. :England, Aug. 14.-In the re-
Sga t ta of- the Royal Victoria'.Yacht Club
S to-day the Inyoni, Luna, Audrey, Ni-
agara, Vineta, and.Isolde, started in the
S/ race for the twenty-raters over a
twenty-five-mlle, course. When Ithe
Niagara, had the lead on her competi-
tors off Ryde her staysail carried away,
S and she was compelled to retire from the
.race. The Audrey won the race, with
the Isolde second, and the Inyoni third.
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figured in the score. Both pitchers
were steady and effective throughout.
Attendance, 3,500. Score:
Cincinnati....... .. .. ..1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0-2
Pittsburg ... ... ......1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-1
Base hits-Cincinnati, 8; Pittsburg, 7.
Errors-Cincinnati, 1; Pittsburg, 1.
Batteries-Cincinnati, Dwyer and Vaughn;
Pittsburg, Foreman and Merritt.
Umpire-Bittmad.
Cleveland, 13; St. Louis, 7.


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C-le:ela n :. 0., Aultg. 14.-(-Clevel and
knocked McDougall ,o,)ut of the ,:x
in the fourth inning and won the game.
The visitors made costly errors. Sco,,re:
C-levelandl .. .. .. .. ..1 7 2 1. **' 13
St. Louis.. .. .. .. .. ..1 i 1 i i i 1- 7
Base hits-Cleveland. 12: St. L.:.ui- 14.
Error--Cleveland. 1; St. L,:,ai. 4.
Batteries-Clevelan.j. Knell and Zimmnr: St.
Lo.uis, M.:Dougall. Eliret. and Mi!l.r.
UnLrre--ODa.-
Brooklyn. 5: 'Wnashington. !D.
(By Asso.iate7d Press.)
Brooklyn. N. Y.. Aug. 14.-The Wash-
ingtons had a walkover with the Brook-
lyns to-day.. G(umbert. who started to
pitch for the home team. was taken
out of the -box in the fourth inning and
Dau b-substituted. Score:
B r:.:.kl n ... ... ... ....2 I 11 1 11 2 I -
VW ashin rton.... ........ :11 3 1 .1 .1. o n-:
Base I-it<-- r.:..:.klyn, 11: Vas*hingt..-n. 14.
Err.;rs-Br,::.,klyn. 4: VaLhinm t.:.n. 2.
Batte"rier--Bro.::klvn. Gumbe-'t. LD:i.ii.. and
Grim; VW ashingt.-,n. Ande-r-:.n an.1 Ml:Guire.
Sm i re--Keefe.
Philadelplhia. 13: New York. 9.
(B.v Associated Press.)
Philadelphia. Pa., Aug. 14.-The Phil-
lies landed on Rusie in the seventh
inning to-day, and. assisted 1by his
Present of three bases on balls. rapped
out six hits. three of them dolubles, andl
scored seven runs. RLISie was hit
hard throuIghot the game. Seo-re:
Phfla lellp hia ..... ... 11 ,, 11 1 7 4 1.1- l.-
N ew Y.:.rk.. ... ....... 1 ,1 1 .: 0 I 1- 9
Bas. hits-Prildellphia. 17: New- York. ]2.
Er.,rs--Philaiell.hia. 1: Newv Y.:,rk. 2.
Batterie---FPhiladel|.hi l. Ta:.l...r. Lu,:i-. and-
('Clment: N-ew Y.-.rk. Ru-ie andl F,-trell.
LTmrl.ir--Bul nham.
Evnnsville. 17: Mobile. G.
(By Associatedl Press.)
Evansville. Ind.. Aug. 1-1.-The Evans-
ville team simply slaughtered Hahn to-
day. making twenty-four hits off his
delivery. Score:
E ..ansv ie. .. .... ... I 3 1--17
M ,l l le .. .. .. .. .I 1 1 ,i 1. I' 4 ,I-- e
.Base hit--E anr, iille. 24: li.:.:ie. 7.
Err.:,r -- E, ans-,ill. ;1.: M ..,ii-. 2.
Batte-rie-Ev \an-iille. Reinke and1 Fi-1.I-: Mo-
bile. Halin and] Sm-r,.
SOUTIIERN LEAGUE.
Montgomnier>y. 15: New Orleans. 4.
(By Aissciated Press.)
Montgomnery. Ala.. Aug. 14.-The lo-
cals had an easy victory over the Cres-
cent City team to-day, hitting Smith
at will. Se-_,re:
M ,ntgoni, ry.. .. .. ... 1 ,, 1 1 4--1.,
New Orlean.l. ... ... .. 1 1 1 n 1- 4
Base hits-M.:l nt.mni-ry'. 1 1: N.I w _.irl,.ins. S.
Er'.:.' --M..'rnt .:. r 4: New Orl-' anr 4.
Batti-ri.=_s-Montgonier:.., Bailey an'.' KHl.:',e:
NeN r'le-ar,-. Snith and ,(,rid,,iniy.
Atlanta. 1; l Naliville. .,.
iBy Associated Press.)
Atlanta. Ga.. Aug. 14.-The Atlanta
and Nashville clubs played two games
to-day, the home team winning both.
In the first game the visitors tried a
new pitcher, and the locals took kind-
ly to,, hin. making eleven runs off his
delivery in the fifth inning. The second
game was called on a(-ccount of rain
at the end ,of the sixth inning. Score:
A tlanta ........ ......... 1 11 4 11 1 I
N a s h \v i lk .. . . .. 11 .. _" '. 1 1 ..- -
Base hits-Atlanta. "2";: Nashville. 11.
Err-,r. --Atlanta, o; Nashville. 3.
Batteries-Atlanta. Norton an.] Armstrong;
Nashville, Alaran and Swveeney.
,' : .Atlanta. 8 'New. Orleans. 5.'
A tlanta.... ., ...... .... ...... .. 1.. 3 u s
'Nexw Orleans... .... ... ... ... 1 4 '0 4 --5
Ba-'e hits-Atlanta, 4;' New Orleans. S.
Errors--Atlanta. 6; New Orleans, 1.
Batteri.es.-Atlanta. C'allahan and Wilso.n: New
Orlean-. Daniels and Sweeney.
Orlando Defeats Apopka..
(Special, to the Citizen.)
Orlando, Aug. 14.-The game of base-
ball yesterday between Apopka. and
Orlanido .resulted in a victory for ,the
home team, The Apopka men came
over by private conveyance in the
morning, the ride of twelve miles be-
ing a pleasant one, and putting the
boys in fine, spirits. From the first
the' home team seemed to have it- all
this own way, and at the finish the
score stood five to three, in favor of the
Orlandos. After the ball game there
was a foot race between Otto Carey
'of Orlando and Fred Lovell of Apopka
Carey winning easily.
WRECKED A TROLLEY CAR.
Several Seriously and Many Slightly
Injured.
(By Associated Press.)
Chester, Pa., Aug. 14.-A Baltimore
and;Ohip. engine running on the. old
Leiper quarry road, crashed into a trol-
ley carbon the Chester and. Derby lines
to-day, seriously injuring half a dozen
persons, ,and slightly injuring several
others.
The injured are: Mrs. Rose Bloeching-
ler, Philadelphia/ extensive lacerated
wound below the knee; Marion S. Ken-
ney, Philadelphia, both legs badly
bruised; J. J. Wilt, Philadelphia, right
leg fractured; William ;Friel,-Philaidel-
phia, leg fractured; Mrs, Friel, right
leg badly cut; 13-year-,old daughter, leg
fractured, and their son cut by flying
glass. -
Steamship Runs Down a Bark.
"(By Associated Press.)


New York, N. Y.,Aug.14.-The North-
German Lloyd steamship Stuttgart ar-
rived to-day with the bark Eleanor M.
Williams in tow. The steamship, ran
into the bark twenty-five .miles' off
Davis ,South Shoal lightship during, a
dense ,fog yesterday. The force of the
\collision was such that the bark's stern
was cut clean off. Her wheel was also
carried away. The.Stuttgart was not
injured to any extent. She stood by
the bark until 4 o'clock, when the tow
lines were made fast.
Ootel Proprietor Killed by a F'all.
(By Associated Press.,)
Denver, Colb.', ,Aug. 14.-Ex-Mayor M.
D. Vanhorn was killed to-day by fall-
ing from. a third-story window of the
Grand Central H6tel, of which he was
the proprietor.
He as Mayor of this, city from 1893 to
1895, and had previously served a term
on the board of supervisors. Mr. Van-
horn came to Denver in 1881, being 'at
that time and for several years, after-
ard an agent in the employ of the
United States Treasury Department.
After the war he engaged in the hotel
business in Alabama,-and later in Chat-
tanooga.
Many workmen Drowned.
I (By Associated Press.)
Kiel, Gernrhany, Aug. 14.-A terrible
accident occurred at the Germania ship-
building yard to-day. A number of
workmen were returning across a gang-
way to the shore, where work had been
.completed on a new cruiser, when "the
gangway .broke, and all the men were
thrown into the water. Eight bodies
have been recovered.
Killed, by an exploding Boiler.
S(By Associated Press.)
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THl BEST IS CHEAPEST;
Refer to Patrons Who Have Had Losses During the
Last Twenty-Six Years.


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TEAS are our peculiar specialty and -one rea-
soln of our pre-eminence. The prine ,.:.f penmen
cannot make a finer "T**" than ours, which re-
flects China and Japan at their best. It's cer-
tainly best t:. drink the finest teas. The num-
ber o.f, cents r.aid a pounds f,-,r tea is no .criterion
of cost-a high-priced brand may go.) enough far-
ther to be the cheapest. That's how our super-
latively fine tea? come t)o .e s.) much cheaper
than any others. Our high-grade coffees are
cheap '.:.r the same reason. Our entire stock,
in fact, is a blaze :of high-quality cheapness.
JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.
2", 3)0 ind 2. East Bay Street.
.Ja ic< morivil le. F'I1or IclA
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
Groceries. Wines, Liquors, Cigars,
Conl. Hay, Grain. Etc.

CRESCENTS ;"'"
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Trimmings,
Notions, Laces,
Kid Gloves,
All Material


Millinery,
Parasols,
Silk Umb
Zephrys,
for Fancy WJ


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JACKSONVILLE. FLA.


THE S B. HUBBARD CO,
WTTOT.,SRAT.- AND RETAIL,
Stoves, Tinware, Doors. Sash, Blirnds, Paints, Oils.
Farming Tools, Barbed Wire,


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Iron and Steel. Guns, Rifles and Ammunition.
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PLUMBING, STEAM, AND GASrITTING A SPECIALTY
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R. Posnag-. ('urtis Anmnons.,
Blair. The injured are: F
John Rh,:,denag, Jr.. Leroy
Willia m Ammens.
Mniy Pnaseinger.-i Lose TlI
i By Associated Press
London, England. Aug. 1
dispatch rteceiv'ed here fro
that a collision has take
Galeta. between a nutmbi
loaded with iron and a fqr
was crowded.witNh "fvfHI,
many drowned. ','.
HAVE NOT LOST
Plant System Engineers
tilin a Good Conto l*
tSpecial to the Citizen.-)
Waycross. Ga.. Aug. 14.-N14
gineers of the Plant System .
contract" That'" is the quest
has been asked by everybody'.
body all along the various lin
Plant System since last Thurs.
The engineers of the various
ions of the system elected one'4
men from each division to cons R
the railway authorities regard
new contract. The delegate.
among the most influential en
in the service of the system. Th -
fied Superintendent Brad Dunhaiat
they would be pleased to meet hirr in
Savannah last Friday. On Thursday
they met in Savannah and intende'to
see MIr. Dunha.m next day. AMr. Lin-
ham left early Friday morning o0 a
tour o:f the South Florida lines of the
system. The engineer: expected 1is
return at any time. They waited ev-
eral days. and still they neither sa&nor
heard anything of the general su Din-
tendent. Finally, after having hbard
nothing regarding the time Mr. .run-
ham would return, the engineers left
Savannah yesterday for their hopqs.
However, they have not lost ,.i>pe.
They will apply to the various ivi-
sion superintendents for a hearing,aind
in this way they hope to obtain a ta'tis-
factory contract. There is muplVi'up-
pressed anxiety felt Iby the eng eers
in this matter, and yet enough c be
*seen and heard to satisfy one thativere
is a feeling of subdued, uneasine in
the ranks of the knights of the thft tle.
KNIGHTS OF LABOR CONDEMR MD.
Accused of Fomentinw Troubleffor
Their Own Aggrandisemeakt';
i By Associated Press.) -
Richmond. Va.. Aug. 14.-The1jade
and labl)or council of this city has ddpt-
ed resolutions condemning the K ithts
of Labor. saying that "'said or r- is
only kept alive for the purpose of ag-
,ing warfare upon bona. fide labor organ-
'izations. and of obstructing their lpog-
ress". and, declaring sympathy vith,
and confidence in. the independetor-
ders of laborers as being "worl-: of
the recognition and support of rfan-
ized labor". *
Two More Strikes in New ,' i.
(By Aspociated Press.) ."1
New York. N. Y.. Aug. 14.-Two new
strikes were begun on the east ade to-


and 42"W. Forsyth 8t.,
Telephone Il. J ackSODVll6. Pli


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OPEJI DAY AND NTIPT


in .accordance with resolutions
,.-last night by the Children's
9 01 Labor, ,anhdthePants -ak-
e-iY'-Assemblly. demanding con-
tra'e 'for one %.ear instead of for six
ic0ths. Altogether there are' some-
,hing like 7.000ii or S.)00 persons thrown
.ut of work by the strike, but the
leaders say it will last but a few days.
,,' Whisky Trust Proper Sold.
,1 (By Associated Press.)
-..Chicago, Ill.. Aug. 14.-Under author-
ity of Federal Judge Showalter, Gen-
eral John McNulta, receiver of the Dis-
tilling and Cattle Feeding Company,
-;sold the property of the corporation to
.the reorganization committee for $9.-
800,000. There has been rumors of a pos-
'sible protest, but'the monotonous read-
Ing of the court decree proceeded with-
'out interruption.
New Silk Mills for Virginia.
Fredericksburg. Va.. Aug. 14.-An-
other large silk mill will be built here
at once by home and foreign capital.

WEATHER BULLETIN.
The Weather Bureau furnishes the following
observations, taken at the same moment of
time (S o'clock p. m. 75th meridian time), at
the stations named.
Department of Agriculture,
Weather Bureau,
Jacksonville, Aug. 14, I$95.
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Depositors offered every facility which their balances, business, and
responsibility warrant.


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Savings and Trust Bank of Florida,
JACKSONVLE, PFLA. Cor. Main and Vorsyth Sts.
Transacts a General Banking Business. Receives Savings Deposits from $S
S upward, and allows
,4 Par Cant Interest.
Loans made on Collaterals and Beal Estate. Bonds and Stocks negotiated Afhorteed to act
Trustee, Assiugnee, Administrator, and Executor. Mortgages and Bonda guaranteed.
"p-The Banking Aooounts of individuals, firms and corporations in city and State solicTted
H. ROBINSON, President. WM. BAWLINBON, Oashier,
Dtnoo-s-Dr. By Robinson, MajorW 0. Harklshimer (vice president), ColonelJohn A. ender-
son, Patrick E. MoMurray, B. H, Liggett, W. B. Owen. Philip Walter. J. Hildebrandt, 0.0. Bobertson.


Stations and C. "
State of weather. C .
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CO ', >
2 ".2 5 >
Atlanta. cloud\-............. 2.9 721 E *
Augusta. cloudy........... 3,.11 71 E 6
Bsmarck. clear ............ 3,:.1)4 : 6
Boston, clear ............... 29. R, 74 7 S 6
Buffalo. clear.............. 30).):0 72 7S SW *
Charleston. eloud........ 31:1.1S.)S2 l4 SW *
Ch icago, cloudy........... 29.92 .6 42 w 6
Cincinnati, clear .......... 29.91 S6 9 )NE V)
Cleveland., clear........... 36.02 74 76 NE *
Davenport, c:loudy........ 129..6 52)190NW 6
Dodge City, cloudy........ 30.|)1741.11N S
Galveston. pt. cloudy..... 29.8S S4 941 SW 8
Hatteras, cloudy............ 30.,:M 76 82 S *
Indianapolis., pt. cloudy.. 29.98S 4 42 NE *
Jacksonville, cloudy...... 2'9.98 75 S81SE 7
Jupiter, clear......... .. 301,114 72 78 SV
Kansas City, cloudy....... 30.i.10 72 7S NE 6
Key West, cloudy......... 30.04 84 8S1clm ..
Memphis, pt. cloudy...... 29.92 S6 92 N 8
Montgomery. pt. cloudy... 29.910 Si')I iE *
Nashville. clear............ 29.92 5492 N 6
New Orleans, clear....... 29.86 84 91) NE *
New York clear ......... 30.0 74 1S 8
Norfolk, clear............. 30.1.12 76 ,61 SE 8
Omaha, pt. cloudy......... 30).02 78 84 N 11
Philadelphia, clear ........ 30.60 8SO' $1 8siNE 0
Pensacola, raining ........ 29.9)0 78 SS NE S
Savannah, cloudy......... 29.9S 78 86 S *
St. Louis. pt. clo)udy...... 29.96 84 90 N 6
St. Paul, clear............. 130.10172176NW *
Tampa, cloudy............. 30.00 S S
Titusville. clear ........... 30.021 76861 S 10
Vicksburg, clear........... 29.$4 82 92 NE *
WVashington. clear......... 30.00 1S, a 8 B *
Wilmington, cloudy........ 31).02 178 2 SE *


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Club., Played.
Clevelannd .1.97 !
Baltimore ...89" .
Pittsburg ....93,
Cincinnati ." .O90
Chicago .'..96
Boston ......89
Philadelphia 89
New York ...90
Brooklyn ....90
Washing'on .85'
St. Louis .....95
Louisville .. .88


Won
, 6 0 '
54:
55
51
54
50
48
46
46 ,
449
230
27
' 22


Lost.
37
35
38
39
42
39
41
44
44
55
: 68
66


Per Cept.
. .607
.591
.567
- .563
.562,
.539
.511
.511
.353
.284
.250


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Baltimore, 9; Boston, 2.


(By Associated Press.)
Baltimore, Md., Aug. '14.-Boston tried
Stivetts again-to-day, but Baltimore hit
him hard and often, especially when
the bases were full, and as Hoffer. was
very effective. Boston was easily de-
feated. Secre:
!altim.:.re ............... 0 3 0 2 1 0 3 *-S
Boston.... ..... .. ......, 0 0.'0 1 ,0 1 0 0-.2
Base hit--Baltinmor:, 12; toston, 6.
Errors-Baltimore, 3; Boston, 1.,
Batteries-Baltimore, Hoffer and Clark; Bos-
ton. Stivetts, Gangel. and Tenney..
Umpire-Hunt.


SHINGLES.
LIME,
CEMENT
BRICK,
PLASTER,
AIR, COAL,
LATHS,
L & M. PAINT,
.BUtM.tNi r'. S
. ROOF PAINT.


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Cineinnati, 2: Pittslburg, 1.
(By Associated Press.)
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THURSDAY, AUGUST


STERLING SILVER


FIRE


INSURANCE,


BRAND ESTABLISHED 182"


THEC.1 DgC
THR Ii, B, RgBS MPANY1


IMPORTERS AND WHTOLES A T.R GROCERY.


PROVISIONS, GRAIN, HAY,

FLOUR, GRITS, MEAL, ETC,


ROBERT W. SIMMS


SOLE AGEHT Jacksonville, Fla.


Sole Agents for Fairbank Canning Company


Lion Brand Canned Meats.


CHAS. BLUM & CO.,

Wholesale Wine and Liquor Merchlial
Kentucky Bonrbon and Pennsy.vl
vania Aye a Speelalty. jI


Our business confinedd to
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HT:A S. A. CT.A RK


Funeral Director and Embalmer.


THE MERCHANTS'1 ,N


Respectfully Solicits Your Deposits, Col1ections and
General Banking Business.


MERRILL-STEVENS ENGINEERING COS,

ENGINEERS AND CONTRACTORS.


Boilers and Special Machinery Built To Order.


Phosphate Machinery for Pebble and Hard Rock.

oats and Launches for Sale or Charter.

t Bay Street, Jacksonville, Florida.


138-140 East


W. A. BOURS, B. A. OOA&UHMAN. J. K. MUNNH BLY
PreidlAent Secoretary and Tteasurer. General Ma na


The Southern Fuel and Supply Co
Located in Yard F. C. & P. R. R.
Wood, : Coal: Coke, : Brick, : Shingles
408 West Bav Street.


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Awarded
Highest Honors-World's air.
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CREAM


Alabama Coal Company
Foot WTogsa Street.