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Title: Florida mirror
Uniform Title: Florida mirror (Fernandina, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: A.B. Campbell, Geo. Burnside
Place of Publication: Fernandina Fla
Creation Date: April 25, 1891
Publication Date: 1878-
Frequency: semiweekly[<1894-1899>]
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Fernandina (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Nassau County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Nassau -- Fernandina Beach
Coordinates: 30.669444 x -81.461667 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 30, 1878)-
Dates or Sequential Designation: Ceased in 1901.
General Note: "Democratic" <1880>.
General Note: Editor: Geo. R. Fairbanks, <1887>.
General Note: Publishers: George R. Fairbanks, <1885-1886>; Moore & Manucy, <1887-1891>; The Mirror Pub. Co., <1894-1898>.
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Embroided Swiss and mull flounc-
ings, new gpods, latest designs, at
J. & T. KYDD'S.
The Amelia River Packing Com-
pany is preparing a quantity of its
choice bivalves for shipment to Liv-
erpool, Eng.
On or before May 1st Dr. Perine
will move his dental office and fix-
tures into the rooms occupied by the
late Dr. Starbuck, next door to
Fourth street, on Centre. *
The following telegram from E. S.
Lacy, comptroller of the currency,
Washington, was received by Presi-
dent Hoyt, of 'the First National
Bank of Fernandina, at 2:35 p. mn.:
The certificate authorizing your
bank to commence business was
issued today."
The City of St. Augustine, which
arrived last night, brought a quan-
tity of general merchandise for Fred
W. Hoyt & Co. She also had on
board the.steam-launch Clarissa, re-
Scently purchased for Mrs. T. M. Car-
negie, and a notice of which appeared
in THiE MIRROR several days since.
The steamship Rio Grande, which
sailed for New York-early yesterday
morning, carried the following cargo:
201,400 feet lumber, 1,620 logs cedar,
242 cases cedar, 898 cases oysters,
185 cases wine, 133 barrels oil, 138
barrels naval stores, 2 -horses, 1
launch and boat, 450 packages mer-
chandise.
The work.of repairing, repainting
and refurnishing the Strathmore will
comInence Monday morning, and ere
long the beach will assume a lively
appearance. Everybody is gratified
-that Major Stewart will have charge.
of the Strathmore, feeling confident
that hlie can make the coming season
a grand success so far as-hotel accom-
modations are concerned.
'
At'the meeting of the yacht club
last night the committee do'i doclks
ti .ifsor.'i?:eeIA&put he
same in good condition as early as
possible, in accordance with recom-
mendation of the committee. Com-
mittee on printing reported that the
printed rules and regulations had
been turned over 'to it, .and were
now ifthe hands of the secretary.
Dr. J. C. Perine was elected a mem-
ber of the clqb. Mr. J. F. Lohman
gave notice of his intention to chal-
lenge for the Carnegie silver cup,
now held by the Missoe.
Our sportsmen are enthused over
the bright prospects of the Fernan-
dina Gun Club. At the meeting last
evening Messrs. A. T. Williams and,
I. A. Mode were appointed a com-
mittee to call upon those who had
signified their willingness to become i
members and collect the initiation t
fees. Up to 12 o'clock today fifteen t
members had planked down their
$5 each, and it was thought the num-
ber would reach not less thantwenty 1
by the time of the next meeting.
The treasurer was authorized to pur-
chase five Keystone traps and 2,000
clay pigeons, the order for which will
be forwarded immediately. When a *
thorough organization of this'club is
perfected, the crack clubs of the
State may look ,well to their laurels, -'
or they will be lost. The Fernandina
Gun Club means business. ,:
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That Mr. Harrisoli is jealous of
Mr. Blaine has long been apparent, I
but a story accidentally stumbled fi
upon makes it out even a worse case .
than thought to be. Russell Har- e
prison took occasion 'before leaving l
WVashington to intimate to several n
people whom he thought' to be ufi-
riendly towards Mr. Blaine,"that o
he thought it was a shame that his ja
father who had been forced to
almost resort to comlulsion to pre,- r
v'ent Mr. Blaine taking steps to- te
wards conciliating the Italiani gov-
ernment, should be deprived of tlie g
credit for tlhe firm stand taken by ja
his goverI-nment in that matter,
vhen it was to liim, afind to him g
lone, that it was due. Russell also j,
aMa
aid that FaLher may find it neces-
ary to break with Mr. -Blaine, in it
)rder to place himself in the proper
ight before the people Poor things! f

Warranty and Mlort.-age Deeds, le-mal


Representative Oarleton-Mr. Bro 's /
Letter.
o the Editors of the Mth'-oJ i
In a, private letter to one of our-
citizens the Hont. P. P: arleton says :
that when he .returns to Nassau he .
hopes to be able. to, satisfy any fair-
minded man that heis perfectly jus- -
tifiable in taking the steps he has: ;
during his time ,in Tallahiassee.
From all appeari;nces the good peo-.
ple of this county will i1ot.demand -
any explanation from Mlr. (Carleton..
They nominated and elected hi m:
with the.anticipation, tliat he would
work for the good of the county.' .
Some of our best citizens have visi- '
ted him with the expectationi of fin:
fluencing him to vote against Call,
but alas! to no avail. He sems .to ;
take all the responsibility on- his.. ;:-
own shoulders, without consulting .'
the wishes of the people of old Nas-..'
sau. Mr. Carleton has politically '.
run his race. He cannot say lie has-*'* ,
fought a good fight, ,Let us beiare
the next time we have a represent,- '.
tive to elect. J. A J.
Callahan,Fla., April 24,:18'9.1. .
To the Editors of the Mirror .
In reply to a communication from
King's Ferry, 'in today's Times-
Union, signed by R. J. Brown, we
want to put,a few, facts before-the
people and show theem that M. ..
Brown does not know what he is" :
writing 'about. Anyone with 'two .
ideas knows that MAr. Carleton is
use asa eatspaiw "p by the Call fac-
tiony for every" time they fiddle lihe
dances. This much is down on
record for anyone to see.
or fo fo o <
Now, wh., forfy of the members
of the convention that put. MAr. Car-
leton in nomination sign a petition
asking him to change his vote and
hot to vote for AMr. Call,:nnd then f
Mlr. Carleton persists in his -course,
that alone goes to .ihow that ..e .is .
not dtoin-1 -s the people wish .anil..-
that lie liis gone ba.ck on what he',
proriii.,I themi l:,.-f,.re his election.
Now, \r. Bro\ii l ha.rps on the ,lel-
egation sent from precincts 1 and 2; ,
and svsl ntliing ab, ,the delega- .
tion S:fnt fr'om pr-ecinets 5, S and 9
for ,tihesame pr:ir.se. Mr. Brown
has not kept up witli this business,
or he does .not know whereof he
speal.-s; and When he sites that ten
precincts of this county would oive
Mr. Call a nmjority, he is badly mis-
taken., I know inta in precinct 9
Call, against Bloxham, would not get
five votes..
We admiire Mr. Brown ill trying
to pull his friend Carleton out of the
.soup," but the way he has started',
his efforts will prove fruitless.
VB.G. DYAL.
Ricc Pnd,, Ga., April .3, 1891.
Lake Ice.
Lohman Br,:,thers are njw ljrepare,.l to
urnish pure lake ice in any quantity to
.uit ensumers; deliverwl to any part of
he city three times daily-at 7 a. m., 10
. m. an,]4 p. m. Our ice-house will.be
;pen I'r,"ii (;* a. mI. to 7 p. U *
THE BEST OPPORTUNITY
gou Ever Had to Get a Home and Orange
> Grove.
Tien ac .es of lheavl', orlage grove,
II bIalitel with ,-h,-,icest, varieties; also
-eaches, l^,'ars, pecan nuts, grapes, fgs,
apan per:,immons, lemons and limes,
ith dwellinghouse and barn, all u-nuier


new barb wire fence; convenient to
hiree lines of transportation; location
healthy and in the centre of the
range belt of the State.
PRICE, TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS,
ne-half cash, balance-on terms to suit.
1rc'hascr at S per cent. interest per
nninrn.
For further information, address
MOORE A MNUff.
Last Notice to Taxpayers,
The State and county tax books will be
osed on the last day of April (Thurs-
ay, the 30th). All property on ,which
ie taxes for the year 1890 are not paid
y that time will be advertised for sale.
J. H. JONES,
Tax (Collector Nassau County.
Final Notice to City Tax-Payers.
The city tax books will be olosed'on
ie 30thli dy of April. All property on
hich thle taxes for 1S10 are not paid by
hat date will be advertised for sale. -
T_ A ..... "fr ..


Nassau Circuit Court.
THURSDAY.
In the case of the State vs. W. A.
Middleton and Thomas Lancaster,
scire facias, a motion to arrest judg-
ment was overruled by his honor.
The grand jury presented nine in-
dictments.
The following cases were disposed
of:
The State vs. John Campbell; lar-
ceny. 'Verdict, guilty.
The State vs. Louis Robinson; ob-
structing an. officer. Nol. -pros. en-
tered by the State.
The State vs. Henry Bennett; two
indictments. Nol. pros.
The State vs. Alexander Robinson;
resisting an officer. Pldad guilty.
The State vs. Jesse.Ward ; ,assault
with intent to murder. Verdict,
guilty.
The State' vs. Berry Riley; larceny.
Verdict, guilty,
The State vs. James Mack, Law-
rence Jenkins ,and Taylor Powell;
gambling. A severance of this case
was granted as to James Mack, who
plead guilty, but sentence was sus-
pended and Mack allowed to go on
his good behavior. A verdict of
guilty was rendered against Jenkins
and Powell.
The court ordered James Bennett
into the custody of the sheriff, to
await the action of the grand jury
.upon a charge of perjury.
Sarah Harris and Mary Williams
were discharged from custody, there
being no true bills found.
FRIDAy.
The following cases were disposed
of:
Henry F. Campbell vs. Chas. H.
Whitner; damage. Dismissed .on
motion of plaintiff.
The State vs. J. H. P. Merrow;
stevedoring without license. Con-
tinued.
Tho State vs. Marr, Jolinson; 'r-
isting a officerr., p 1T, i ( l._2-.. .. -
- The State vs. Thomas Sullivan
assault with intent to murder.
Pleaded guilty of aggravated assault,
and, sentenced to hard labor in the
county, jail for sixty days.
The State vs. James Harper; car-
rying concealed weapons. Verdict,
guilty. Sentenced to pay a fine of
$25. and costs ($26).
The State vs. James Sherman;
selling intoxicating liquors without
license. Verdict, guilty. Sentenced
to pay a fine of $100 and costs. ,' s
The'State vs. William Rodwell;
resisting an officer in the discharge (
of his duties. Verdict, guilty.
The State vs. Albert Glaiber; ex- t
ercising, without authority of law, e
the functions of timber and lumber
inspector. Verdict, guilty. Motion t
or a new trial was overruled and de- s
'endant sentenced to pay a fine of c
$20 and costs ($15.93). t
J. Baxter Upham vs. The Beach i
Hotel and Road Company; judg- s
ment on scire facias. Former judg- s
ment of circuit couft revived, and, c
execution to be issued accordingly.
The grand jury presented five in-
]ictments. '
Judge Young passed the following
additional sentences :
Joseph Smith; convicted of lar- c
eeny of $36. Hard Tabor in the State t
,enitentiary for twelve months., v


John Campbell; larceny 6f $50. )
Hard labor in the State penitentiary c
or twelve months. 0
Emnnuel Papino-; breaking and
entering a building at night. Hard s
aborin State penitentiary for twelve a
months.
Alexander Robinson ; re-sisting an
officer. Hard labor in the county
ail for six months, ti
Jesse Ward ; assault with intent to A
murder. Hard labor in State peni- A
entiary for twelve months, r
I.aurence Jenkins; convicted of
ambling. Hard labor in county
ail for four months.
Taylor Powell; pleaded guilty of
ambling. Hard labor in county ,t
Ail for three months. .
William Rodwell ; resisting an el
officer. Hard labor in the State pen- of
entiary for two years. o
The petit jurors were discharged
r the reminder of the term.
SATURDAY -MORNING.
Court met promptly, when the a.


preshni6ntm ,'.after which they were
discharged.,--' .
Isaac' Bailey wa*" discharged, from
custody, no true bill having been
fouod against him.
The case of The Stazte vs. Henry
Ben0ett,'perjary, was continued.
In the cases of TheState vs. David
Mackey and Joseph Wells, charged
with obtaining property under false
pretenses, the prisoners entered plea
of guilfty, asking the mercy of the
cour_ .This "was exercised by his
hon0c t, who sentenced each of the
prisoners to only sixtydays' hard
laborMin the county jail.
All the cases not otherwise dis-
posed- of.. ere ordered continued
untif the fill- term.
At- l a. m. court was adjourned
sine die by the sheriff.
!' *" .
PRESENTMENT OF THE GRAND JURY.
*V
To Ho_ .-W.'B. Young, Presiding Judge:
We.,the grand jurors duly empaneled
and s11orA diligently td inquire into and
for tfr'body of the county of Nassau,
having completed the duties to which
(yr attention has been called, beg leave
to .tender to your honor this our general
prese tent.
ThI criminal cases submitted for our
consideration have been carefully inves-
tigate4,and disposed of with as much
dispatch as'possible. But our labl,.rs were
much delayed in this respect on account
of the fact that very few witnesses'
name.4'appear to have been submitted to
the grind jury for investigation; and in
order o facilitate the workof the grand
jury, vwe would recommend that the
c0in1m 'tig officersbe required to include
the namrnes of such witnesses necessary to
investigate..oases submitted ,to them,
with other papers-in such cases.
Our inquiries have led to an examina-
tion of -matters pertaining to the gen-
eral Interest of the coi-unty : and as
a nr.^,, we wouLl res-pe:tfrully sug-
gest, -t.. O the county :omnuissi,:ners the
importance of requiring more frequent
-visits .ftfae scavenger to the jail yard,
thle clesets now being in a very unsani-
tarv. eniionu.'iu,- consequence of appar-
eiit nete- t; also al Il l,-hel.r attention to

Would commend that it be thoroughly
repaired at an early date. We also note
that the kitchen is too small for the pur-
pose intended, 1
We take pleasure in noticing the
cleanly condition of the inside of the
jail and the evident efforts made by the
sheriff and jailor for the comfort of pris-
oners confined.
We also note the good order and'neat-
ness of'the books, papers and public rec-
ords in-the clerk's office, and the clean
and concise condition of thi4 accounts in
the offlies.of the treasurer and school c
superintendent. I
We believe our people are yearly be-
coming more interested in the common i
school system, and that its present state s
is such as to be a source of congratula- i
tion to our citizens and a credit to those r
entrusted with the, management of it. r
We think that upon its efficiency, more s
hban anything else, depends our greatest t
areguard against the commission of :
*rime. .."
We take occasion here to extend our
hanks to the Court for its charges and
instructions in our duties, and also to the
solicitor for his efficient aid, which has e
o much facilitated the examination of c
ases and the performance of our duties.
~ i
H.L. M.Tr.uaR, Foreman. a
J. HeNY SMITH', Secretary.
To Residents of Old Town. b
The finance committee of the f(
council, to whom the matter of ex- d
ending water-mains to Old Town G
vas referred, give notice that they t
ill have a meeting at rooms of eity


council on Monday evening, at 8 ri
'clock. They request that some h
)ld Town citizens meet and confer c
vith them. that the matter mnay have
thorough investigation. ;i
E. D. LULKENBILL, Chm'n. tl
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Building and Loan Association.
Z(
The regular monthly meeting of
he Fernandina Building and Loan tg
association will be.held on Monlday, ,
lpril 27th, at 7:30 p. m., at the i
H
ao'ims o(f the chamber of -commerce.
*: C. V. HILLYER, See. WV
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To Owners of Dogs. nI
Owners of dogs are hereby notified p
at on and after the llth of May the or-
inance ii relation to dogs will be rigidly
forced. Collars can be secured at the
,Mce of the city tax collector. By order V-
f the Mlayor.
C. B. HiGANBuTHAM, S,1
Chief r f Police. sti
ch
Order 'or clothing of W. J. Lohman sA
gent for'Jacob Reed s son-m's Philadel- ch


Personal and Social Notes.
Col. Joseph W. Duryee is' again
in the city, visiting Major acd Mrs.
Duryee. .
Mrs. Virginia Johnston is visiting
the family of Col F. B. Papy, of Sa-
vannah.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. E. Chase have
gone to Texas, where they will reside
in future.
'Messrs. Dudley Gilman and Levi
Jones, with their families, will be
.passengers for New York by the next
Mallory steamer.
Mr. Theo. Waas fixeed up milk
shakes yesterday with unusually
cheerful-alacrity. W)e suppose this
was due to the advent of a bouncing
boy baby into his home circle.
Miss Lizzie Meek, who has many
friends in this city, will be married
to Mr. Goode Fleming, at St. Johns
Episcopal church, Jacksonville, next
Wednesday evening. Miss May
Eagan will be the maid of honor.
The niece of Mr. Benjamin. Cook,
of Chester, 'arrived here from Phil-
adelphia this morning en route to
her uncle's home.' The young lady
is from England; her father,' who
came to Florida on account of bad
health, died at Chester a few years
since .. ,..
A Leaking Vessel Sails.
The schooner Robert J. Barr,
Captain- Edwards, with a cargo of
lumber from Borden & Co., for Phil-
adelphia, sailed this morning. It is
said by several pilots that this vessel
was leaking at the rate of eighty-
five strokes per hour after receiving
her charge. In consequence of this,
Captain Lasserre, who piloted the
schooner over the bar, demanded
and received the following -certifi'
cate: ..,
"Schooner Robert J. Barr passed o'verl
the bar without touching.
"CHAS. EDWArao-, Afa-tk-r."
As the vessel may possibly be
compelled to "put into some other
port, in distress, this was a timely
precaution on the part of Captain
Lasserre.
School Board Sustains Mr. Webber.
At a called meeting of the board
of public instruction, held in this
city -yesterday, the following resolu-
tion was adopted:
- Resolved, That after a full statement
f the facts attending the punishment
administered by the principal of school
No. 1 to Louis Davis, a pupil, presented
n writing by both the supervisor of the
school and the school superintendent,,it
s considered by the board that there is
nothing in the character of the, punish-
ment administered which merits cen-
ure, aud the action of Mr. Webber in
he matter is therefore sustained by this
oard.
Amelia City Items.
The dry spell has ended and
everything seems to rejoice. Farm-
rs are looking happy and ,good s
rops is the prospect.. h.
Amelia' is quiet but safe. The \
ir s sing and the flowers bloom,
nd all are well and happy.
Mrs., Hiscock and family have Y
een stopping at Curtis Hildredth's
or the past week. She left on Fri
ay to join her husband in Atlanta, a
la., where they will make their fu- p
ure home. .J
Major Bryant reports his safe ar- w


va1 home, and says the trees there
ave no foliage as yet. Quite a .
change. .
Rumors of an oyster factory are
> y ', are
float and lthe place'of location is
he subject of conversation. Amelia
on't allow one too near. Her citi- O
ens have had enough of the fra- p
ranee of the one in Fernandina as a
ley pass toand flroiom the city. Busi-
ess is business and health is health:
health first; business second. \Ve
nt business, but it must not inter-.
re with or.endanger the healthful- cl
ess of our city. Amielia has the d
alnj, and intends to keep it. t
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FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE.
valuable Property in the Heart of the City.
The three houses andl lots on Fourth
reet (Lots 23, 24 and -3, Block 14), are
ill on the market. (-Or they will he ex- tl
anged for desirable residence lots out- w
le the fire limit.5. This is an excellent tI
ance for somebody to get a good


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The finest line of


J. HENRY SMITH'S.
.The Senatorial situation rem;,is
.;, a".a ged. L -

e^Xa^ t^.~c.aystla,al '.^t -
-ff .'T; '" J.. &'T. kYDD'S.
'.,,,* ? .' '" '" *'
SBeadleston & Woerz Porter, $1.75
per dozen, at G. A. Latham's. 4
Drafts from $50 to $100, 25 cents
each at Bank of Fernandina. *
'Novelties in gents' neckwear, scarfs
and four-in-hands, just received by
J. & T. KYDD:
The copious rain of the last few
days have been a blessing to man-
kind as well as vegetation.
Hay, corn, oats, bran, rice, flour,
in any quantity, at
FRED W. HOYT & Co's.
Why send off for tallow when you
can get the pure article for 5 cents'
per pound at J. Klarers ? *
French all-wool challies, in pat-
terns, at New York prices, at
J. & T. KYDD's.,
The Amelia River Packing Com-
pany will-stop canning oysters for
the season the latter part of next
week .
The.British bark-Lydia arrived in
port this morning, to load with lum-
ber from Borden & Co. for Santos,
S .Brazil.
A, ,called meeting of city council
w",i, Tbe'held Monday evening for the
purpose of extending the time for
the tax collector's final report.
At the request of some of our
country friends, we publish two com-
;" iunications in reference to Repre-
'sentative Carleton and Mr. Brown's
letter.
To Let-The house on lot 23,
block 14, Fourth street. Will not be
-.' rented to anyone unless paid for in
Advance. .To a good tenant the'
house will be rented cheaply.- Ap-
ply at this office. .
-. Three of our county friedIs a
S started for Old Town last evening to
"" attend a dance. Whileon the plank
walk one of the party made a mis- (
: step and landed flatly on his back (
in the marsh below. He was not in
'a condition to dance, b:ut furnished
the music for those who did.
:..The Ocala New Capital is- kick-
.,ing" vigorously because its principal
0
-' hoelr has closed for thie season.
4-:Colonel Tom can secure elegant
o poes.,at_ the Egmont, in this city,


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TRI-WEEKLY-VOL. II, NO, 87. WEEKLY-VOL. XIII, NO. 64.


FERNANDINA, FLA., SATURDWY^APRIL 25, 1891.
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.BSCheap, Durable, Perfect.
Sold only by
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CRACKERS AND FANCY CAKES

Ever brought to Fernandina is in
our store. prices low.
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C"part of the city. Order
left at the store promptly
.... attended to.
Terms '(ash. WHITER & SCHUYLER.

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GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, EDITOR;
MOORE & MANUCY PUBLISHERS.

FERNANDINA, FLA., AHRIL 25. 1891.

Which is better, to allow a guilty mwa
to escape by legal process or to kill an
innocent man by mob law?

Aro'choco(late creams going to be
cheaper now? This is one of girls' in
alienable rights under the new tariff law.

The discussion has been renewed as to
whatlanguage wa spoken by the founder
of Christianity. It is the str:g-..Wst fact
in regard to one who madelo a rdiion for
the world that so little is certainly known
in regard to his personal history as to
make it doubtful even in what language.
he spoke. Learned .eccleiologi.ts are
many of them of opinion that it was the
Aramaic dialect used by the Jews of
Palestine, but this is by no means surely
established.

In course of the insurrection in Chill
200 prisoners of war were tied together
and then shot to dewth with cannon and
mustets. There has been only one par-
allel case to this in the history of the
Anglo-Saxon race in modern times, and
that was when the sepoys of India were
tied td a cannon's mouth and the cannon
fired off, blowing them into fragments.
British generals did this in return for the
unspeakable atrocities committed by the
rebel Indians. It was done both from
a spirit of vengeance and from a desire
to terrify the wretched creatures so they
would never dare to mutiny again. But
such a punishment as this would never
be attempted again by any Anglo-Saxon.
It is left for the Soath Americans in
their numerous insurrections to display
sometimes a ferocity, that seems to be-
long to barbarism. \

Woman's Best Days to Come.
A progressive lady, Mrs.Theresa A
Jenkins, writes in The Woman's Journai
Sa brief paper to prove that woman
hag accomplished in, a tiptop man-
ner whatever public work the senti-
ment of community hlts allowed her to
undertake. She advances new and
rather alarming ideas as well. It is that
in the march of progress woman ise
Stamping ahead grandly while man ,:
standing still.
SShe calls attention to.the fact that the
grandest achievements of women intel-
lectually have been accomplished in the
most recent times, While man got in his
best work centuries ago. She does not
claim that' woman's best intellectual
achievemlent is equal even now to the
highest that has been accomplished by
ma, but she does claim that women
Ate still at 'it, climbing higher and
higher, aid going on to glory, while a
few men reached the mountain top long,
agg, but have no followers now. Wom-
an's best achievements are in the future;
r man's seem to be in the past. Mrs. Jen-
kins is national superintendent of fran.
chise for the W. 0: T.U. She writes:
The mind of woman, as sho steps out froir
the ranks where force has placed her, pro
gresses mnjore rapidly thou the mind of man.
Does not observation provee the trth of this'
and Is sbo not taking the position herctofor(
denlod her, not by nature but by man, in sci."
ence, literature and art? .Our female scientists
are the best we over had, while man has fallen,
,. below those of the days of the Pharaohs. Out
,.. female painters excel those of other days, bl
Michael Angelo and Raphael have no equalr.
Our female writers of the nineteent h century,
Georgo Sand, George Eliot and Harriet Beechet
Stowe, are among the stronge.t and most brill*
' i lant of intellects, and are far, in advance of
Mme De Stael, Francc.i Burney and Hannah
1. More of the eighteenth century. Yet Shakes
'peare and Milton are men of the days long
past .
"Where has woman failed?" asks Mrs.
Jenkins. All the same, where is the
. woman who can tie a square knot?

Nonsense.
A Harvard professor remarks rightl3
that the west is indebted to that uni
versity for the giff of the elective sys.
tem of study now' so extensively pur-
sued. In the west the elective system is
.much wider and more generous in its


scope than in the east, extending even td
Sthe academies and high schools, and for
the entering wedge in this direction the
country must thank Harvard.
But when the professor' goes fur-
ther and remarks that the east will al.
ways keep the lead in the matter of
.graduate and profession Al schools he is
far out of the way. There is one point
that must not be lost sight of. Where
the most money is there in course of
time will be the great universities and
'best high grade schools. In the ,nfitter
of facilities for education there is nbth-
-ing that money cannot procure. The
great fortunes of the country, excepting
only the Vanderbilt, Astor and Gould
millions, have been made almostentirely,
in the west. Gould, indeed, has obtainedI
much of his wealth from western deals.
Western men are proverbially generous.
The money for great universities anI
professional schools will bepoured out
like water, so that the highest class of
professors and the most elaborate ap-
Sparatus will go to the west more and
more.
SIt is beginning to be- absurd, at any
rate, ta make discrimination in regard
S to the dfifferent.-parts of this big country.
No part of France or England or Ger-
many is superior in civilization to any
other part. The case-is rapidly :-ecom-
ing the same in the United Stat-'3. Tlw
.most-magnificent telescope in tie vqrid,
- the most perfect astronomical apF-mritue
l. ; isnot at Harvard or Johns Hopkldns or.
Y, ale. It is in California. The most
Comr.-,cipletely equipped university and the
-- richest is not on the eastern coast, but is
.; going tojbe in Chicago.


ST. JOHN'S RIVER LINE. -
For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on St. John's River
The Elegant Iron Sidewheel Steamers,
CITY- OF J0AF0CISO.i V 1 i ,TVL-Tr. ,
Captain W. A. SHAW,
E I. ..)El B..A.:R;3, '
Capt. T. W. LUND, Jr.,
Are appointed to sail from Jacksonville, daily except Saturday, at 3.30 p. m., and from Sanford;,
daily except Sunday, at 9 a. m.
SOUTHBOUND. SCHEDULE.NORTH BOUND.
-,Read Down. ReadSCHEDULE. p.
Leave 3.30 P. m .................................Jacksonville................................A rrive 11.4.5 P. M .'
S 8.00 P. M ......................................Palatka..................*.................Leave 7.00 p: M.
1.30 A. ....................................A stor...: ...................... ....... 2.00 P M.
2.45 A. M...................... ....... St. Francis ....................... 46 P. m
S 5.00 A. M ..... ... .... ..Beresford.......................... ..... ,' 11. M
6.00 A. M ............................... Blue Springs............................... 11. .A.'M.
AI yrive 8.00 A. M.............................. ... Sanford................................... 900 A. M
9.15 A. m ................................. Enterprise ........................I............. 9.30 A ,M.
Also, Steamer EVERGLADE (freight only), from Jacksonville for Astor Mondays, \iWedueidliiys and .
Friday at 6 p. m. Returning, leave Astor Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m .....
General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay Street, Jacksonville
F. 1M. IRONXONGER, Jr., Florida Passsnger Agent, 88 Wst Boy St,, Jad ,:k.nvil;e, Fla.'
W. . OGDEN FAY, Traveling Passenger Agent, 88 West Bay ?tilt,. J>. k:.-onville, Fla.
J. O. PJELOT, Freight Agent, on wharf, foot Hogan Street, Jactkso,,hille, Fla.
JOHN L. EHOWVARD, Florida Freight Agent, foot Laura Str-: et,l Jack,:,u\ ille, Fla.
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Laura Street, Jacksonville, Fla'.-. :'
THEO. J. EGER, Traffic Manager, 5 Bowling Green, New York. ,
.31HAIRII.ALL H.r CLYDE, Asst. Traffic Manager, 5 Bowling Gri..n, New Yoik. -:
WM. P. CLYDE & CO., General Agents,
12 South Wharves, Philndelphia. 5 Bou linng Green, New York. ,


Fare From Fernandina to New York:
'CA i '4. 32 50 [ EXCURISION, good for 3mth's, 40 OO
INTERMEDIATE, IT 50 1I STEERAGE, 1 50
This Line. having no Tronsfers between Fernandina and New *
York ...r-ffrs th.l-- E.-T AND QUIi'IK.EI' TrFAN-sPORlTATION TO SHIPPERS-OF
FEIl'l.IS, VF iET.\L't. LES:, and. others.
The travel i.Hlpuhlic ,re rtbrel.d the a al\. tag* .of a DIRECT I JNE and UN-SUR-
PAQ...ED ACCOMMODATIONS TO FLO(RIDA WITHOUT CHANGEE ; mniaking close
,?.,l**ecti-onqs at IF'ERNANDINA Mith Fhloisla Central &' Peninsulhr 'Co's system for
JACKSONVILLE. NT. AiUGUSTINE and all points on the St. Johns, Ock.
lawalhna and Indian River., aind to all Florila points.
THROITGII BILLS OF LADING TO ALL POINTS.
Further information will 1.- cheerfully given by
G. ITHUBBY. Agent,
FERNANDINA. FLA.,
C. H. 'MALI.ORY CO&.,
Pier 21, E:-it River, New York.


TRI- WEEKLY FLORIDA


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Hylfleute Cor ocnt ina.Liiains
We are going to live to be a hundrc
years old, yon, I and all the rest of us
The doctors are beginning to permit it-
perhaps rv:nlizing, the sly rogues, tln
they themselves will thereby gain sev
eral extra whacks at us. They are even
telling us how we may rounn out omu
centuryy satisfactorily. A writer in The
Medical Ag- sums up the case of George
Bancrolt, who lived to be ninety-two,
He says that Bancroft's long life and re-
markal.le retention of his powers, men-
tal and physical, were due to his outdoor
exercise and his moderation, whatever
the last may mean.
In puarceling out the cheerful century
of years which we may ; i joy, the doctor
in The Medical Age says people should
be young till they are fifty, and in their
prime till seventy or s-venty-five, with
life's work completed at ninety. The
ten years from that on till they are a
hundred they may spend in having a
good time, having duly earned it.
Following are the golden rules of life
the doctor gives to people who desire
and expect to live a century:
First-Live as much as possible out of dowra,
never letting a d(lay pasa- without spending at
least three or four hours in the open air.
Second-KCoop all the powers of mind and
body occupied in congenial work, The milscles
should be developed and the mind kept active.
Third-Avoid excesses of all kinds, whether
of food, drink or of whatever nature they may
be. Be moderate in all things.
Fourth-Never despair. Be cheerful at all
times. Never give way to anger. Never let
the trials of one da(y pis over to the next.
The period from fifty to seventy-live years
should not be passed in idleness or abandon-
ment of all work. Here is whereagreat many
men fail-they resign all care or interest in
worldly affairs, anti rest of bodyand mind be-
gins. They throw up their business and retire
to private lifo, which in too many cases proves
to be a suicidal policy.
During the next period-the period from sev-
enty-five years to one hundred years-while
the powers of life are at their lowest ebb, one
cannot be too careful about "catching cold."
Bronchitis is a most prolific cause of death in
the aged. During this last period rest should
be in abundance.
Anybody who can follow all these di-
rections ought to live to be two hundred
years old at least. There is always this
comfort, however: If we cannot live up
to our ideals always we can at least try
our best to do so, and the steady effort
will be bringing us constantly nearer
them.
Official Rains,
Our friends the socialists, who believe
the government can and ought to do
everything for everybody, will be quite
in sympathy with the set of experiments
now making by scientific experts to as-
certain if it is possible to produce rain in
paying quantities by artificial means.,
Stranger things than that have already
been accomplished by science.
It seems that a balloon enthusiast,
Professor Carl Myers, claims to be able
to make it rain at his own sweet will
by means of the explosion of gas con-
fined in balloons, the balloons first being
sent up to an al Htitude where they can
go off and produce a tremendous ruction
among the clouds. If the electric cur-
rent is passed through a mixture con-
sisting of two parts of hydrogen gas to
one of oxygen a great explosion will fol-
low, and the two gases will combine and
form water. It jis not this water, how-
ever, the professor depends on for the
rain, but on the moisture that may be
contained in the clouds in the vicinity
of the explosion.' The powerful explo-
sion will shake the air currents, disturb
the r.:piili'.rium of things up there,
burst the clouds and] canse rain to fall it,
torrents.
The theory seems simple enough and
based on sound scientific principles; but
will it work? lThat the United States
government expects to ascertain through
Professor Myers' experiments., A fine
copper wire will be attach to the bal-
loonhwhen it ascends, and through this
the electric current w\ll pa.ns. To save
expense it is expected. that the experi-
mental balloons will be constructed of
silk pulp from worn out bank notes.

We are allaware of the storythat a
British nobleman runs a line of cabs its
London, but not everybody knows that
numbers of the English ,iri.t, .-*'. cy run
beer and drinking saloons. For instance.


the Earl of Derby him-elf own. seventy-'
two drinking saloons, and pockets the
rents of them with the greatest regular-
ity. What is worse, a lord bishop of the
Church of England is also the owner ot
two drinking saloons, and likewise
pockets his rent from them regularly,
without the least disturbance to his con-
science. Well, that is no worse than the
case of some highly respected gentlemen
;in. \.ierica._ There have been '.valthy
law and order citizens in this republic
who made th- l,-i.i.:-st noiseabout tem-
-perance all the while that they sent
money to convert the h.e:th.-n out of the
liberal beer saloon rents they received,
from property they owned ...

.*It, is announced that the white lead
trust must go to pieces -even fLL-Tt: thi'i
-their own paint peels off the side of a
house nowada` s. o. h. G IklGuan, o
Chicago, claims to have, i1iV1ntVLd a
method of manufacturing- \-hittlk-ad sc
rapidlyand cheaply .b:it no trust will
be able to control it. He ,ays no acih-
*are. necessary,; and that thle whil- lead
can.be mi:de out and oit fi.nji the pi-
lead in twelve huurs. -
A lar.'e missionary enterprise, with a
capital of 15,000,000. has b):-en started
recently. It is a soap factory. Its he.ad-
quarters are at Houston, Tex.. but it
will have branches at various points in
the cot'rn belt.

..it pay two dollars for a three
mi,i t:,.!k over the telephone from
,Londoi to Paris.


New.: York, Charleston and Flo

The Magnificent Steamships of this Line,
Sail as Follows: (STANDARD TIME.)
From New York, .Froi
^ (Pier 29, E. R.) STEAMER
Monday, Mch 30th, at 3 P.m..... ..CHEROKEE ......Sunday,
Wednesday, Apr. 1st, at 3 P.x ..... YEMASSEE ........ Tuesday,
Friday,, Apr. 3d, at 3 P.M ........SEMINOLE.......Thursday,
"Monday, Apr. 6th, at 3 P.M........IROQUOIS .........Sunday,
Wednesday, Apr. 8th, at 3 P.M .....ALGONQUIN........Tuesday,
Friday, Apr. 10th, at 3 P.M...... CHEROKEE.......Thursday,
Monday, Apr. 13th, at 3 P.M........YEMASSEE ....,..Sunday,
Wednesday, Apr. 15th, at 3 P.M .......SEMINOLE ........Tuesday,
Friday, Apr. 17th, at 3 P.m ......... IROQUOIS........Thursday,
Monday, Apr. 20th, at 3 P.M ......ALGONQUIN.......Sunday,
Wednesday, Apr. 22d, at 3 P.M........CHEROKEE......'Tuesday,
Friday, Apr. 24th, at 3 P.M.......CHEROKEE ......Thursday,
Monday, Apr. 27th, at 3 P.M,........SEMINOLE......Sunday,
Wednesday, Apr. 29th, at 3 P.M........IROQUOIS.........Tuesday,


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are used in, its preparation. It has
more than three times the strength of
Cocoa mixed with Starch, Arrowroot
or Sugar, and is therefore far more
economical, costing less than one cent
a cup. It is delicious, nourishing,
strengthening, EASILY DIGESTED,
and admirably adapted for invalids
as well as for persons in health.
Sold by Grocers everywhere.

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Florida.
Apr. 5th, at 1.30 P.M
.Apr. 7th,;at 2.30 P.m.
Apr. 9th, at 4.30 A.M.
Apr. 12th, at 7.00 A.M.
Apr. 14th, at 8:00 A.M.
Apr. 16th, at 10.00 -A.x.
Apr. 19th, at 1.30 -.M.
Apr. 21st, at 2.303P.M.
Apr. 23d, at 4 00 A,.M.
Apr.-26th, at 5.00 A.M,
Apr. 28th, at. 7.00 A.M.
Apr. 30th, at 9.00 A.9'.
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NOTICE.
N NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County
._.| Commissioners for Nassau County will re-
ceive sealed bids, at the Clerk's office until noon
of May 12, 1891, for the purchase of bonds of said
county to the amount of $25,000. Said bonds will
bear interest at the rate of six (6) per cent. per
annum and will be payable twenty years from
date of issue (with privilege of redemption in
whole or in part ten years from date of issue), at
the office of the Trustees of County Bonds of said
county. Interest on said bonds will be payable
sbmi-anuually, in the cityof Fernandina, Fla., or
in thecity of ew York, Y., at option of hold-
ers. All bids shall specify the amount of-bonds
bid for, the denomination required, and the time
when the bidder will comply with his bid. The
Commissioners reserve the right to reject any or
all bids.
Bids should be addressed to Geo. E. Wolff, Clerk
of the Circuit Court for Nassau County, Fernan-
dina, Fla., and endorsed "Bids for the purchase
of bonds." FRED W. HOYT,
Chairman Board of County Commissioners.
Attest: GEO. E. WOLFF, Clerk.


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IN CIRCUIT COURT,
Fourth Judicial Circuit, Nassau
County, Florida.
Fred W. Hoyt, W. O. Jeffreys'
and R. C. Cooley, partners,
doing business under the Attachment
name and style of The Bank Bond .. $000
r ,f .}.n~ rl n B 5 0 11( ...... ... t6ci U OU
of Fernandina, 'Ami't sworn
George W. Hipple, doing bus- to ............ ,500
ness as George W. Hippie &
Co. J
HE DEFENDANT, GEORGE W. HIPPLE,
doing business as George W. Hippie & Co.:
will hereby take notice that the above entitled
suit was instituted by attachment in the Circuit
C'.,urt, Fourth Judicial Circuit, Nassau County,
Florida, onii the 17th day of January, A. D. 1891,
by Fred \\V. Hoyt, W. 0. Jeffreys and R. C. Cooley,
partners, doing business under the name and
style of The Bank of Fernandina. Thereupon'
George W. Hippie, doing business under thliqame
and style of George W. HiI..h:.l> t ...'.*. h .ll. d ,w *\-
fendact-lan tl-an ofter vp,. ,n i mnTe-Trrl, ir,:-
hereby required to appear a10l 1,Ile.I t,. rti[h .- -.
laration filed in said cause on ,,"lbv the tir' [,:,l-
day in May, 1891.
And it is ordered that a copy of this notice be
published in THE FLORIDA MIRROR, a public
newspaper published in said County and Circuit
aind in the City of Fernandina, for a period of
three months. GEO. E. WOLFF,
Clerk Circuit Court Nassau County, Fla.
Fernandina, Fla., January 29,1891.


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IN CIRCUIT COURT,
Fourth Judicial Circuit, Nassau
County, Florida.
William D. Wheelwright and'
N. B. Borden, doing business
as N. B. Borden & Co., Attachment.
Svs. Bond.........$551 42
Geoige W. Hipple, doing bust- 'Amt sworn
ness under the *ame and to........... 275 71
style of George W. Hipple &
Co.
HE DEFENDANT, GEORGE W. iIIPPLE,
doing business under the. name and style of
George W. Hipple & Co., will 1;t=...v t~ke notice
that the above entitled suit wa II,-'titueti boy at-
tachment in the Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial
Circuit, Nassau County, Florida, on the 22d day of-
January, A. D. 1891 by Wi:linui D. Wheelwriijit
and N. B. Borden, doing but-ine- a- N. B. B,-Mint;
& Co. Thereupon Georgen i. Hipll-, ,:,.iug bui-
ness under the name and -tyle it' G. Wrge \V.
Hipple & Co., thesaid de-ft.-undnt, ind all othi.-r
persons interested, are hereby reqtiiredto pI.iear.
an plead to the ,-' l:rati,:,n fil,..0 in s;ti,] ('au-e on
or by the first Monday in May, 1891.
Andit is ordered that a copy of this notice be
published in THE FLORIDA MIRROR, a -public
newspaper published in said, County inid Cirrcnit
and in the City of Fernandina, for a piev i.o of
three months. GEe. E. WO \LFF,
Clerk ('ir,:'ui. (' rt Nasna Ciuity', Fl.
Fernandina, Fla., Jdihiiry -,,, lj. .9


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IN CIRCUIT COURT, '
Fourth Judicial Circuit, Nassa ii
County, Florida..
Fred W. Hoyt, W. O. Jeffreysi ,
and R. C. Cooley, partners,
doing business under the ,. ...
name and style of The, Bank Bull t L ..t........
of Fernandina, .1W.-..r
ItI.,.,3,700 '
George W. Hipple, doing bust- to............ 3,700
ness as George W. Hipp.e r
Co.
THE DEFENDANT,. GEORGiE W. HIPPLE.
doinz Iji-ines as G(iuir.g- \\. Hippie : & ,:,.,
,%ll er-by take notice that th- ab..vv eutitl i.
suit u aZs iu inthited by ttat':hu int l athe ("ir>.iiit
Court. Fourth J11ilivial c'iviuit, N !i, (',iihiV.
Flo:ri-la, o1i the 17th da.avn t Januitry, A. D. 1-.lv, ],-
Fred \V. Hoyt, \V. ,lr.ytr-. ai- l R. '. IP <.:.l, ,
paitner, d.iriE l:. iilit.- ilud>.>:r tia e nl rni l ,iii l
-t.le *j( The Baiik of Ffriniidiiia. hli:rt-,ii ,i
.t,.,re \'. Iili-, lipp l ue g tl a i i_ i adtertli t n LUe
an, ;tylh of ~.e:rg-,e \V. Hipple & C'., the ,aid de-
l'-,dlawt, anid all oth.-r p,.:rs.'ii n rtt.r st..d, art-e
he.rei..y re-u.ired rto appear awd: plead ti the d -, -
lal'7tiolu filec-i ii haidl <'aki-msc-ii or lh)' th.l ilh;'[ Moll-
day il M iAy, lP'-nl.
And it i.ordered that a copy of tlis ,notice ht I
[,piii':tl d in lTHE FLORID.A MIRKO da ,ul.ii,
ne\\ q,ap r pubili- hed, in l ut (idd C..uiny and t'irc.ti
an. il thl City of F'ruatilia.1, t;.i a period of
three mi.ith-?. i.;Ei. E. \WOLFF,
Clerk Circuit Couirt Nwan Coainity, Fla.
F rnaudiuiia, Fla., Jainuary-', lv,1 l.

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NOTICE.

Offers for Site for Court-House.

Xl OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board
of County Commissioners for Nassau County
wil receive, at their office in Fernandina, untit 12
o'clock noon of May 12th, 1891, scaled offers for
the sale to said county of a site for a Court-House
for said county. Said offers must be in writing,
and must give dimensions of site offered and
exact location, together with price asked. The
land offered must be situated in the City of Fer-,
nandina, and must be not less than 125 feet
square. Offers should be addressed to Board of
County Commissioners, Fernandina, Fla., and en-
dorsed" Offers for sale of site."
FRED W. HOYT,
Chairman Board County Commissioners.
Attest: GEO. E. WOLFF, Clerk.


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a iiand other special-
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$1 SH O E Ladles, ete..arewar-
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CITY OF BRUNSWICK
SCHEDULE IN EFFECT DECEMBER 21st, 1890.
( Ar .ls R[, TIME.)
Da ,y E.,',', vt -S'i,-/.i'
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Leave Brun.w--ir'k, via st'r... .1.5a i I n m
Arrive cuintb,.>rljid............ l.. in m l 11.1111 a l hI
Arrive Ferna in a .r ............ 1.:"') p li -1.00 p:m
Leave Ft-riinidimi, \ia F. C. .
& P. R. Rp ...................... 4... p i'. p4 _21t 1.;, m
Arrive Jae.ksonvillho ............ ._'.1." I r 6.1.,0 p m
NORTH.
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TOM RYDER'S CHILD.

Mr. Marsh, when he was sitting In the
village store with the heels of his well
tallowed boots carefully poised on the
edge of the corrugated cylinder stove,
was a far larger man than when he was
at home. Perhaps it was for that reason
that he spent so much time in the store.
Aman likes to feel large and to hawk
and expectorate in an indop..:nt man-
ner.
When under the protection of his own
roof this gentleman was very much in
the shadow of his wife. He never
hawked and he never expectorated there.
He shrank up into the smallest possible
compass and seemed to deprecate the
fact that he was alive at all. If he could
have come in and gone out at the key-
hole he would have felt an unutterable
relief.
As it was, he was in constant fear lest
he should forget to wipe his feet, or lest
he should leave a door unlatched. He
often told himself "he'd rather be darned
any day than to forgit to wipe his feet
twice," first on the husik mat in the sink
room and next on the braided mat at
the kitchen door. When Mr. Marsh said
"he'd rather be darned," he meant that
he preferred being consigned to hades.
He often thought it would be a kind of
relief to be in that place "and done with
it." But he always was very meek in-
deed when he had indulged in such
thought. "
Mrs. Marsh was a large, dark, mus-
tached woman, who was believed by
some to be a good nurse. She certainly
had the merit of subduing her charges
into absolute quiescence. She boasted
that folks that "she took care on knew
their places mighty quick; 'n' their
places was to jest lay still 'n' let the Lord
do as he pleased."
She was fond of mentioning the Lord
at the most unexpected and irritating
times. She had referred to him on so
many occasions in regard to her hus-
band's bringing in "medder mud" and
other kinds of soil on the soles of his
boots that Mr. Marsh was continually
harassed by a fear lest he might become
prejudiced and acquire a habit of think-
ing disrespectfully of the Lord. If he
did acquire such a habit, he hoped fer-
vently and in plain terms that it might
be laid to D'rindy's charge rather than
to his. Dorinda was his .wife's name;
and it was the name given to each of
five consecutive daughters who had been
born to Mr. and Mrs. Marsh and who
had all died when children.
There were residents in the village
who always'took friends who came from
a distance to the graveyard to see the
"row of Dtrindies, as this, series of
mounds was usually termed. "
These continual bereavements were
very hard to bear during ,their occur-
rence, but after some years had passed
and the wounds were scarred Mrs.
Marsh was conscious of a certain dis-
tinction coming from the fact that she
was, in a certain sense, owner of that
row -in the cemetery. She had a pride
in keeping the small graves and their
headstonesThi clie very "beth condition;
or rather she made Mr. Marsh keep them
.so .. .
When I have seen that woman strid-
ing toward the hill slope where the
Graveyard was, I have wondered if she
-did not feel a satisfaction that there
were five mounds instead of four;, five
\ made a much more impressive row. If
one of those babies had grown -it would
Sdoubtless have brought t in a great deal
iof mud in the spring, snow n the win-
"ter, and road dust in the summer. It



would have "littered things up jest aw-
ful," to use a favorite expression of Mrs.
Marsh. Was it possible that there
prywere compensations? It is a distinction,
too, to have had a "dretful sight' of
sickness in your family;" to have "fieotes
putWup" for the sufferer and the suffer




berps friends.
Do you know whas it means to haye a
note put up? It is to arrange that the
minister shall find, apparently is the
hymn book, a scrap of paper asking the
prayers of the congregation for a family
in affliction. The name of the person is
' "*often given, and then there is a rustling'
and a turning, and a looking at the near-
est relative who happens to- be present.
When things by land and by sea have
been prayed for, when people "scattered
up and down this sinful earth" have beeu
: -mentioned, then the minister changes his
tone to one of more feeling, and petitions
*that this dear sister whose child is on a


bed of sickness may be strengthened to
endure, and that, if it be so decided that
she. be called upon to give up that be-
loved one, she may be enabled to bow
her head to his great and glorious will,
-and to blesshim, even though hpslay.
S There is a great sameness about the
words used in response to this askig foi
prayers, but who shall say that those
phrases do not sometimes touch healing-,
ly a sore heart?
Reuben Marsh never missed going to
meeting a single Sunday during all the
Stimes-when his children were pining and
dyihg.
-Sometimes he would far rather have
stopped at home, being possessed by that
piteous and natural feeling that'he, with
- all -his strength aid vigor, might in
some way give of that strength to the
poor little thing moaning on the bed
But his wife had made him go. She
had even found time as usual to fasten
his collar and button on the rusty black.
necktie.
And he had always heard those pray-
ers in answer to the note he had put up.
... He held himself rigidly upright. His
S- heavy, bearded face was impassive tc
Iqok upon. People who looked at him
Scuridiusly saw nothing but the calm,
Srbugh face. His hands were thrust into
S" the big-pockets of his loose sackcoat; the
S gr.ait, knuckly fingers writhed and
twisted as the prayer proceeded.
S Mr. Marsh heard the words going on
-and on .over his head. He felt as if he
./ eregroping in horrible darkness. All
I- the time he.. nas saying to himself: "O0
God,-let- her live! O God, let her live
a't live if you take this one, tool"
H-' le thought he could not live. But
a.i.-tb one, too, was taken, and still the
'.. wrcontiniued to rise and set on Reuben
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im from morning to night, and occar,
sionally reminded him of what a mother
suffered in the losa of a child. She said
she s'pwed a father had some feelings,
but how could a father know a mother's
heart?
Evidently there was no answer to this
question. Certainly Mr. Marsh attempt-
ed to give none.
Mrs. Marsh talked a great deal to her
husband and to the neighbors generally
about the fact that all her children had
been born without any constitutions.
She didn't know why it was, for all her
folks were made of iron. She often in-
quired how it was that a child with no
constitution at all could be expected to
live. She told Reuben it was too -much
to ask. She gave every one to under-
stand that Reuben seemed to believe
their children ought to live, but she knew
they couldn't.
As the years went by she made Mr.
Marsh keep those little graves, and their
headstones, and their lettering of "Dor-
inda, daughter of Reuben and Dorinda
Marsh," more and more triggedd up."
When Mr. Marsh was not at home nor
at the store it was well known t-iat he
must be "to the c.metr'y triggin' up
them graves."
It was one mild day in winter that
Mr. Marsh put on his overcoat and his
rubber boots. He said he was going
down to the store and guessed he should
jtust stop in at the graveyard before he
came home. The hill sloped to the
south there, and it was warm and sunny,
almost like a spring day.
The man had it in his mind that there
was just a chance that some snowdrops
might be blossomed, or at least budded.
But if he should find a bloom hlie was
not so crazy, he told himself, as to take
it to his wife, who would only consider
it as some kind of "litter." He should
stop at the store, as he said, and he
should probably see Tom Ryder's for-
lorn little girl shivering about, and he
should give the flower to her. Then her
small, pinched face would suddenly
lighten, and she would smile in that ra-
diant way that always went like a knife
to Reuben Marsh's heart. He wondered
if any of those Dorindies, if any had
lived, would have had such a face and
such a smile as that. If they "took
after" their mother they surely would
not.
Once after Mr. Marsh had seen this
transformation take place in the face of
Tom Ryder's daughter when she had re-
ceived a kindness he had ventured to
speak about her to his wife, with a wild
hope in the bottom of his heart that they
might adopt Ryder's child, for Ryder
was only a drunken wretch whose wife
had long since died of a broken heart
and too much work.
Mrs. Marsh made it very plain indeed
i0 her husband that she had no opinion
whatever of that nasty Belle Ryder.
Mr. Marsh had fallen into his ordinary
tome mood of dull, cowed silence. He
?at with his slippered feet on their wood-
an cricket, and hung his head, pulling
Uis beard slowly and wondering what he
was living for.
Hs 3::.n.i- -d men never hated their
lviyes .. _fe suppose. ,there was no man
,u the world whose wife was such a good
sook, who kept her husband's clothes so
well mended and so clean as D'rindy
itid, but he said plainly to himself that
"he'd rusher be flogged than to be where
she waS."
Often, as he sat there pulling his
beard and watching D'rindy as she made
everything painfully clean, he told him-
self that he must have been' even more
of a fool than most young men to have
fallen in love with a girl who could turn
out to be such a woman as that. He
also asked of his ownrsoul how it would
be. with him if it were possible for a
man to hate his wife.
When he walked" slowly through the
mud of the main street he was conscious
that there was more than the ordinary
bitterness in his heart. ,.He stamped
down his heavy feet with an air of bra-
vad6 when he reached the store. He
took in a large quantity of mud, and he
talked so 1oud and spat so emphatically
that the storekeeper winked at the man
next to him, and said in a whisper that
/ D'rindy must have been carrying' an un-
common high hand with Reuben that
day.
But for all this extra swagger Mr.
Marsh was aware that he was greatly
depressed, It did not seem to exhilarate
him to have Ms heels on, the stove. He


did not understand himself today, and
he left the store much earlier than was
his custom. One of the men actually
got up from his brokenbacked chair and
went to the window to watch the re-
treating figure.
"*Soniethim g ur other's the matter of
Reub Mar.-h," he said pityingly.-I
never seen him miss his aim a-spittin' be-.
fore, 'u' he missed it every time today."
The storekeeper was chopping off a
piece of tobacco. He nodded hris head.
He said he Was sorry, for Reub. He
Si'posed he was goin' up to them graves
now. H& hoped it wasn't wicked, buthe
did think wouldd be jest as well if there
was a sixth grave in that row and
D'rindy wVas laying in it. For his part
he'd like to help trig up D'rindly Marsh's
grave, whether 'twas wicked or not.
Then they fell to talking about Tom
"Ryder. ald of th6 fact that he had been
gone a week, bAdy knew where," on a
worse s-pree tkw) ever.
"I guess they'llhave to take the little
one totheipoorhouse thi_- time, and no
mistake. Somebody ought to.speak-toi
the svlectmen, 'n' have her seen to."
M r. Marsh walked on m-echanically rF,
the road. le1 did not know vy9" it wal
that he c,:,uld not throw oil his wlie's Iu-
flut-nce when,- he had left he-r, as he was
usually a!,..- to do.
Some str-'mely desperate mood was
upon him. H-e put his hand to hishead,
and stiid if he didn't know better he
should : alti.-t think he hliad been drink-
- -'iu re.
Just bef.,re hie reached the cemetery
he passed, by the house where the Ryders
lived, an old, place Nith low eaves that
looked as if they would always drip
with nnheallthy moistuile. Some of the
window panes were -tafted with rags,and
a cat walke,1 with oaitentation3 misery
among the puddles near the front door.
Mr. Marsh wished hlie had brought


some baker's cookies from the store, but
r as he had no.iing he went on staring
I vainly about in the hope of seeing Belle
In a few minutes- more he was stand.
i ing by the row of graves and looking
.sharply down at the sodden turf for the
snowdrops. There were the green leaves
He knelt and pushed aside the browIn
wet grass. His heavy face took on t
pathetic look of eagerness. No, it was
too early; the sun had not been warm
I enough. There were no blossoms-not
oven buds.
"It's too bad-too bad!" he muttered.
'How she would er liked 'em!"
He stood up. He brushed a mist from
his eyes that made the headstones look
as if they were not straight.
Something that felt cold and wet, like
ice, touched the hand that hung down
by his side. But he did not notice the
touch until it was repeated, this time ac-
companied by a whine. Mr. Marsh
aroused himself and patted the lean, in-
aippy looking cur that stood beside him
"Hullo, Jack," he said, "where's your
it tle-mi stress?"
Jack wagged his tail and made as if
le would trot back home, but as Mr.
Marsh did not follow him he returned
and licked his hand again. He went
through these movements so many times
that the man at last walked after him,
the dog continually looking behind, un-
til he had led his friend to the back door
of the Ryder house. This door stood
open.
Mr. Marsh had not heard that Tom
Ryder was "on a spree," and he expected
every moment to be greeted by the own-
er of this place, whom he despised and
whom he always wanted to kick every
time he saw him.
Instead of a masculine voice, however,
a piping, feeble treble sounded from one
of the front rooms.
"Oh, Jack, don't you leave me tool
Don't you go 'n' leave me too!"
Reuben Marsh stood suddenly still
from sheer weakness. His great, tender
heart seemed to choke him. He heard
the dog wining joyfully and, scuttling
about the room he had entered. He
Breathed a long breath and pushed the
door further open, apparently taking but
one stride from the door to a "trundle
bed" which was in a corner. On the bed
was a child who stared wildly for an in-
stant at this intruder, then a flush 'of
joy overspread her face. She put out
two bony arms to the man bending over
ler. She laughed.
"I've jest be'n pra3in' for a friend,"'
she cried feebly. "I kep' a-prayin' so,
hard that God had to hear finally."
Mr. Marsh gathered the child to his
breast. His heart glowed. His eyes
sparkled as he felt the frail form leaning
confidingly against him.
He took a frayed blanket from the bed
and wrapped her up until she was like a
mummy. He was smiling all the while
he was doing this.
"Where's your father?"
"I d' know. He's been gone ever so
many days, I guess."
"Ain't you hungry?"
"I was hungry after I et up all there
was, some bread 'n' sausage. Then I got
faint; then I was so awful kind of sick."
The child leaned her head on the man's
shoulder and shut her eyes. Heheldher
yet closer.
"I'll take ye right homnie," he said..
He stepped out into the mild, damp
air. He held his head very high, and
his eyes sparkled more than ever. He
walked down and into the village street
as if he had been a soldier coming from
a victory. He nodded at the few ac-
.him wonderingly, but he would not stop
to spealk to any one. -.
The storekeeper saw him, and said to
a customer that there was Reub Marsh
with Ryder's little. girl, 'n' he guessed
Reub 'd ketch it when he got home.
Mr. Marsh still held his head up when
he entered hi own kitchen, tracking in a
good deal of mud as he did so, for he did
not pause at the huskmat, nor yet at the
rug by the kitchen door.
"Bring me a cup of milk with a drop
of hot water in it," he said, sitting down
in the large rocker by the stove.
Jack had entered also, an, .e atso had
brought in mud. He sat yamlyon his
dirty haunches on the, shiny' oilcloth by
the chair which held Mr. Marsh and hi~s
mistress. ; "
Mrs. Marsh stood a moment in bewild-
erment; then she brought the milk.
Her face s,:,ftene.. snewhat as she
looked at the pinched "features on her


'husband's shoulder.;
- "She is starving," said Mr. Marsh,
shortly. '
"We'll, give her a good meal, 'n' then
youc'n take her right back," remarked
Mrs. ar.-h, with her. usual decision.
She added that Reubt-_n -could go right
over to Mr. Wallis, who was one of the
selectmen. and have the child taken to
the poorhouse that very night.
In ten minutes the girl was sound
asleep. Mr. Marsh laid her on the lounge
and covered heri ti a shawl. He fed
Jack, who ate very hastily and with the
utmost greediness and then curled up on
the floor by the couch f
Reuben Marsh rose from his bending
position over the lounge. He looked his
wife squarely in the face, a thing lie
had not done for years.
ihe gazed back at him with some-
thing like constrntion slowly growing
in her mind.
"I'm goin' to d1o one of two things,
D'rindy," he said very slowly, "and it's
for you to say which it'll be. I'm goin'
to keep Tom Ryder's child if he donit
take her away from me, 'n' I guess he
won't. I'm going' to keep her here if
you're willing ; it you ain't, williu' I sh'll
go where I can keep her. 'N' she's going'
to be treated well too. Now which shall
it be, D'rindy?"
AMr. Marsh, with that delicious lovefor
the child in his heart, looked very big,
nand manly.
Mrs. Marsh mechanically brushed the
the stive h,-.rth with a turkey wing be-
fore .he reli,- l.
"I r'uttii- tthnk, Renben, she said,
"'you mi ht's well keep her here."-New
York Tribune-
"JimuroioIboy has swallowed one of my
poms." said Rondow. in despair.
'That's all right," said the doctor.
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fugitives from justice of the State
of FPlorida.
To define the fees of slirir. in
and for the service of writs of hnbeas
corpus, andl to provide for their pay-
ment.
To provide f1r the piytnment of
fees of officers of court(. in cases of
estrented bonded.
To establish it midc of -iTcTrtain-
ing the aniouint of personal property
.belonging to banks, bankers and
birhking associations upon which
tnxes are to be assessed and to pro-
vide for the payment of taxes upon
the same. '
To authorize the county commis-
sioners of the several counties of this
State to provide for the construction
and maintenance of public roads
and bridges in the counties of the
State of Florida.
Joint resolution providing for
the equitable distribution of the
fand provided for the mo ore com-
pletu endowment and support of
the colleges for the benefit of agricul-
ture and the mechanic arts," was
referred to the committee on educa-
tion.
THE HousE-April 22, '91.
The following bills were intro-
duced and referred :
To repeal chapter 3416, Laws of
Florida, and providing how licenses
to sell liquors* wines and beers shall
be issued.
To. repeal an act to create and
establish a State board of health.
SAn act in relation to 6rime and
criminal proceedings and procedure.
To prohibit the running and load-
ing or unloading of any local freight
trains of cars on Sunday, and to
provide penalties for the violation
thereof.
Defining usurious contracts and
prescribing penalties and forfeitures
in the same.
To prohibit railroads'*and com'-
mon carriers from giving and offi-
cers from accepting passes to ride
free on such railroads and common
carriers within the State of Florida.


alive. If there be no widow, then
the exemption shall inure to the
dfscrnd:ints of the part-y entitled
thereto, domiciled in Florida at the
time of his death, and such exemrap-
tions shall apply to all debts except
as specified in section 1 of said
artiL4Lf.the same to be sulnmltled to
the elector-s at tlie next gWcIrid
eluctioe for ratification.
Concurrient resolutions requesting
Senators and niembxr.s of the House
of Representatives of Florida in the
Congress of the United States to
urge an appropriation by Con-
"Lress for improving and deepening
the bar.at St. Au._,gustine.
To ampnd section 4 of Article 8 of
the constitution of Florida.

People Who Eat Alone.
in all thoroughly civilized countries
the members of a family and their guests
partake of meals while collected around
a central board, but this is not so with
the majority or even a fraction of the
semi-civilized and barbarous nations.
The Mardivian islanders dine alone, re-
tiring to the most secret parts of the!r
huts for the purpose of eating their food.
This custom probably arose among them
in an early period of their history, for
fear, perhaps, that another with equally
as sharp an appetite and more bodily
strength would deprive the feaster of
his meal.-St. Louis Republic.
It Costs You Nothing!
It is with pleasure we announce that
we have made arrangements with that
popular illustrated magazine, the Amer-
ican Farmer, published at Cleveland, 0.,
and read by farmers in all parts of this
country and Canada, by which that great
publication will be mailed direct, free, to
the address of any of our subscribers
who will pay up all arrearages on sub-
scriptions and one year in advance from
date, and to any new subscribers who
will phy one year in advance. This is a
grand opportunity to obtain a first-class
farm journal free. The American Farmer
is a large 16-page journal, of national
circulation, which ranks among the lead-
ing agricultural papers. Its highest pur-
pose is the elevation and ennobling of
agriculture through the higher and
broader education of men and women
engaged in its pursuits. The regular sub-
scription price of the American Farmer
is $1 per year. It costs you nothing.
From any one number ideas can be ob-
tained that will be worth thrice the sub-
scription price to you or members of your
household, yet you get it free. Call and
see sample copy.
A Beau of 1829.
When grandpa went a-wooing,
HIe wore a satin vest,
A trail ofjrunning roses
, Embroidered on the breast,
The pattern of his trousers,
His linen, White and fine,
Were all the latest fashion
In eighhteen twenty-nine.
,.mtndpa -was- a fine-looking young
fellow then, so the old ladies say, and he
is a fine-looking old gentleman now. For
the past score of years he has been a
firm believer in the merits of Dr. Pierce's
Golden Medical Discovery. It renewed
my youth," he frequently says. It is the
only blood-purifier and liver invigorator
guaranteed to benefit or cure, or money
promptly refunded. It cures liver disease,
dyspepsia, scrofulous sores, skin erup-
tions, and all diseases of the blood. For
lingering cqughs and consumption
(which is lung-scrofula in its early
stages) it is an unparalleled remedy.
For Sale.
Finest central location in the city of
Fernandina. Two 100 feetsquare lots in.
one block; high ground ; on three streets.
Handsome seven-room cottage on lot 1.
Neighborhood unsurpassed. City water
and fine brick well. Terms, one-fourth
cash ; balance on time. Address A., care
MIRROR office.
A Good Chance.
For sale-Twenty-acres of improved
land, with house and oak grove, in
Amelia City, on Amelia Island, near the
,.ity of Fernandina. Fine location; good
climate; nice society, with school, etc
For particulars, apply to THE MIRROR. .


-.

Hotels, Boarding Houses, Ships, Steamers, Offices,
Lodges, Churches, Schools, Halls and Club Rooms, Pril
vate Residences furnished from top to bottom. We are
the largest dealers South selling

WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
L,A "

Low Prices! Fair Dealing! Prompt Attention!' -

You are sure of getting a dollar's worth for every
dollar spent with us.


As the Flowing Tide Comes In

-SO DO THE EVER,-

Useful Articles for the Kitchen,
For instance, the Roasting Spit, as illustrated; wire Potato Mashers, in half
dozen different.styles; wire Broilers to suit- Egg Beaters, hotel or family size; Tea
or Coffee Strainers; wire Potato Fryers; wire Sifters, from the old style to the
latest shaker; Dish Drainers-no good housewife will be without one; Soap Dish to
put on the stand or hang on the wall; Baking Pans to cook anything from a ginger
Snap to a roast turkey; Bread and Cake Boxes to keep the roaches out; Tea Ket-
tles; Farina Boilers; Tea Trays; Bread Boards; Step-ladders; Sugar Buckets.









F --7
-, -_ ._

ROASTING SPIT.
Feather Dusters; Wire Stove Pipe Racks to fasten on the stove pipe to hold your


FERNANDINA OFFICE,-


- CENTRE STREET.


Fernandina, Jacksonville, and Houston, Tex.


dishes on when you are cooking dinner. Buckets in all styles. Children's Bath
Tubs, Foot Tubs. Flower Pots from 1 cent to any price. A large variety of Self-
wringing Mop Sticks, Grid Irons, etc., etc. Well, we don't want to crowd anyone
else out from having their say; but we are still in town and expect to join hands in
the coming boom. Watch this space, and don't forget that we keep Rogers'Finest
Silverware-every piecefully guaranteed, and a full line of Agate Ironware at the

EXPOSITION .BARGAIN IIHOUSE
Second Street, Near Centre.


l^' '*


- J. E- WIT."


N. B.-Mail Orders promptly filled. Wholesale and Retail.


O"


IF NOT,

IT WILL PAY YOU TO DO SO,
If you are thinking about lmbuying your


ALBATROSS, DRY GOODS,
NUN'S VEILING, DRESS GOO
GINGHAMS, W.WITZ
SEERSUCKERS,
SATTEENS,
HAMBURG EDGING AND LAGES.


nnR


TO prov.lde t Uhe p lmelii oi.
agents of the State of Florida sent
into other States for the purpose of
S securing fugutives 'from justice of the
- State of Florida.
To define the fees of shleriffsin and
about the service of .writs of habeas
corpus and to provile for their pay-
nnient. '
To provide for the payment of
fees of officers of court in cases of
estreated bonds.
To provide for and regulate the
erection and keeping of stock gates
across public roads in this State. .
S THE SENATE-April 23, '91.
.The following bills were introduced
read by their titles only the first
time,.and referred to committees:
For the better prevention of riot's,
mobs and tumults, and providing
for checking and surpressing the
same.
Senate hill relative to carrying
concealed .weapons was taken up for
consideration, but indefinitely post-
poned, which practically means its
defeat. ,
THE HOUSE-April 23, '91.
The following bills were intro:
duced and referred'.
To incorporate the Hon1ossas.a
and Withlacoochee Railr'uad com-
pany, and to grant certain lands to
aid in the construction of said rail-
road.
To incorporate the Florida Loan
and Trust Company.
Relating to the appointment of
masters in chancery.
To comnipel railroads and steam-
boats and individuals engaged in
the business of transporting frei:.t
to pay damages for diestroving or in-
juring freight, caused 1,y careld-S'
!handling or by negligence. ".
To incorporate thle lori',1:- Bap-
tist Convention. .
Making United States reI enuec
license as liquor dealer prima faCiZi
evidence thilt the party to whom
issued is engaged in such business.
Requiring notice'to be given be-
Jfore probating and providing i man-
nor and modtle of probating l.st wills
and testaments.
Joint resolution amend:ing section
2, article 10 of tho. Constitution of
Florida, so as to read as follows:
The exemption provided fori in sec-
tion 1, of article 10 of the constitu-
-tion of Flo:rida, shall inure to the
\Villow and descendants of the party
entitled to such exemplti,-, idoni-
ciled in Florida, at tlhe time of his
death, in the fo6lhowing piol rti.-Cii.,
viz : Oni,-half llrere f Io the wi,1-w,
if there be a. widow, andl tlie rr.-
rmainimlg half to thI child i or Chil-
Sdreni, and his or their descir nd~unts,
the latter taki-ng the iintrel-t., their
parent or parelnts woull -tlke if


LAWNS,
SILKS,


10 North Second St.


Our stock is large and varied, and we feel assured we can show the finest
assortment of choice goods ever brought to this city. We believe
in quick sales and small profits, and we make it'a ruling
/ principle to sell every article at a small profit,
but of thoroughly reliable quality.
A fine line of NEW SPRING CLOTHING*FOR MEN, YOUTHS
AND BOYS, of latest cut and finish. We are agents for Browning, King
& Co. Suits made to order and fit guaranty ed. Mattings a specialty.

SPRING AND SUMMER NOVELTIES
In -Gent's Fu fishing Goods, Hosiery and- Gloves. A large stock of
Ladies', Gents' and Misss BOOTS AND SHOES at I.,tttom
prices. We are ageiits for E. P. Reed & Co's Ladies'fine
Shoes and the celebrated W. L. Douglas Shoes.
AirOrders by mail receive prompt attention, and "all orders amounting
to ten dollars and over snt 'freight -rep:iM.


Northeast eoriier,(l'eitre and Third Sts.,


, FNEW YORK OFFICE-83 Walker St. .


FERNANDINA, FLA.


Do you want any DRUGS ?
Do you want any MEDIOiNES ?
Do you want any PERFUMERY ?
Do you want any, Sachet PO W-
DERS ?
Do you want a pair of SPEC-
STACLES warranted to fit ?
Do you w-'ityourmoney's worth?

If so, call on


"3 cntr6 St.,
F.&2.T'O" WOOTS. ND-

ERNANDINA, FLORIDA."

Dr. JOHN C. PERINE,
TkT "'I" " """A .T'.I "XT-


1. B. BORDEN & CO.,


Fl


RESIDENT DENTIST,
OFFICE OVER POST-OFFICE,
FERNANDINA, FLORIDA.
PEN MONDA.YS, WEEINE-EDAYS and FRI-
DA0Sfr-., >::' a. i n. til! i,, niia on Sai-
il',l;1'y, till 1 pI. m .
Ei'.-lihtfien L_., r a,' piret'i ,?,,:.. M ,,,'.-in ,l>.ntistry:
;iIl iriLe.i -. Eutire .,atil i:io i ngivvti ia l
*.*/(i. r towt'.I Iii(d. 11'l 16'th Si'ltt .
3:--. Jd Bml Ar2S.--,

ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
FERNANDINA, FLA.
TILL practice in the Circuit, State and Uni-
V' til States Courts. ocrl .2y
_=_. -F I-,.A.ITR,
REP- RER AND DEALER IN

WATCHES CLOCKSoJEWELRY
4W**1'ORK WARRANTED- ENvR n rT.
W ARRANTYa and ,M,r,,,i e?,d-, <,on
cap, legal i,.,Id. printedI in ll ,, st\\o
n,1,1 ro't -4.,ie at The Mirr,-r'b-liee.


FERNANDINA, FLA.

Lumber Merchants Ship Brokers
A.G =4E VT.;2 FORl
The nationall Bank of the Stai of Fhurinla,
JACKSONVILLE, ELA.
EX-'IIANGE BOUGHT AND SOLD AT
BANKERS' R ATES.
NEW YORK OFFICE 82 WALL STREET.

AT THE-
EGMONT : STABLES.
AMITLES AN'D ID)RSESZ.
l .le A six-S E;itt C PIrn--I i e.r
lO e tine Pilittn.
Several B ioi .
Two Ro'ail Cart.d..
G'. F. AVERY, Proprietor.


AND DEALERS IN -


Groceries and Proyisions
N. W. Cor. Centre and 3d Sts.,


FERNANDINA,


- FLORIDA.


Duti De M I, I Fitoal pO, P yt .
SAU SAG EW, IT.__ -;
a%-Free Deliver. to all parts of the' lty. "
CHAS. MULLER'S
TONSORIAL PASI.BORBS
-- .A.NIJ *' "" t" 1 ...... -"' "
BATHING ESTABLIRRXY.tu ,..
CENTRE STREET, NEARP rrH _:
PROVIDED WITH TEVEy "jbQj y
HOT or COLD BATHS -as, fieA.." ..'..,
; .. ... ** :/ ^


FERNANDINA, FLA.
IN-ROOFING promptly put ou, and contracts
takrn for Buildings complete.
Residence--Corner 6ixth and CalhounS treets


Aurn ture an oringG.


I Fiirniture and Housefurnishng Goods on


EVery Kind and Description,


E AKMAE TH I NGS5DANCE
-" --- ----


COTILLIONS IN COATS!
WALTZES IN WAISTCOATS !'. ',
POLKAS IN PANTS !
"" "..- -e-.

When Lohman draws the bow things have to caper to hias.usic, and 'they do.
You should see the way things go. We are not

F IDD LIIN G FOBRi FUN
but for fortune. We want money and we want- trade, and ,we must have it. So
here goes to the oldtune of '

MONEY *MUST"'!'1''^
come and goods must go. You hear our music. We havie nut iniKnti-oned prices.
They dropped down exhausted long ago. ;


GET YOUR PARTNERS,...
take the Coats to-your arms; fold the Waistcoats to your hearts; prance into the,
Pants, and take a whirl .at,

THE HUSTLER'S HOP!
\Vlire ovryIing wil! ,e slai-ug-itereld for tile next. -ixty days to make room for
:prinlge s,-nxi, s.


HAYE YOU SEEN



THE NEW SPRING- STOCK


_ rip.,


WHITNER t& SCHBYLER,
-



--- DEALER-S IN---


F a .


Family and Fancy Groceries


--AND-



TABLE TPTInT TIA CIES T"
TDcIIJ^ ^.LJUC^^~rri!iS !'




No. 47 Centre Street,



FERNANDINA, FLORIDA.


T. -YDD,


WM. B. C. DUTR.YEE

LUMBER MERCHANT.
Yellow Pine', R ,L 'ar

Yellow Pine, Red Ceda r


HENRY W. KING & CO, iW T. PROCTOR
(Successors to Angel & Friend,) WHOLESALE DEALER IN

Bakers Confectioners, BEEF, PORK, MUTTON,


N f
N. BENJAMIN & CO ,
'* *-' ; -!
Dufgists and Jewelers.




FME.^-PBnOOr
RUBBER ROOF PAINT.
I SELL THE PAIt TT 0O DO THE WORK.
II. ~~~ 1^E T
:',i ,ll r F,:,l.irth atJ,1 A '.t. i -rI.,..(-. ,
IIE FLO IA AMIRROR will i .v-iur r.rintini
T ein tli,:- o tst.- lyle. Ja(.k ou iile Ir:. l li-
Cate,1 lortrst-class work.