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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: February 10, 1883
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>.
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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WASHINGTON. gia for upwards of forty years, each ,year NEW YORK. ;,',: men of bruising proclivities proposed to givean of the programme had

seeming only to increase the esteem ir exhibition of "science" at Madison the clowns rushed into the s..

TARIFF BILL STILL UNDER DISCUSSION which he is held by his host of friends, and AN IMPOSING SPECTACLE-MACE AND BLADE Square Garden. There was to be no knocking out Fire!1" At first the

THE BILL TO CHANGE THE, TIME FOE THE.ASSEMBLING the confidence reposed in him by the gen A NEW AI'OSTLE-PROI'OSING TO START A ,out. They were simply going to put on he was joking, and greeted

OF CONGRESS-SOCIETY PRE- eral public. Long' familiar by name with NEW RELIGION BASED ON THE DECLA- soft gloves and show what sparring was ter. But he was

PARING FOR LENT. our section, it yet was his first actual visit, RATION OF INDEPENDENCE ;AND 4 when reduced f j a fine art. Then a numberof three grooms who announced Cy

7b the Editor of the Mirror: and so agreeable were the impressions, that THE APOCALYPSE.To the,goody-goody people, who write "let- was burning. An ,i.

WASHINGTON, February 3, 1883. to more than one, as well as to your correspondent the Editor of The Mirror: ters to the editor," and to the Mayor de- took place, and many of

la Congress the week has been consumedIn he expressed a wish that the ending NEW YORK, February 3, 1883. manding in the name of justice that smokingon dents of the Ring Theatre 4"''"

monotonous debate on the tariff bill. of his days might be spent in this neigh'- The reinterment of the great Archbishop front platforms of street cars be stopped, renewed. People jumped

Both the House and the Senate have sepa- borhood, Hughes in the crypt of the new Cathedralthis and wage resistless war against other similar and injured themselves and

bills under consideration. The House Very gratifying testimony has also beer week, was one of the most-solemn, and crimes,wrote to the Mayor declaiming against their fall. The ring, which

\ rate slowly with its tariff borne to the preeminent superiority of our impressive funeral pageants ever witnessedin this "brutal exhibition." The Mayor sent for covered with a thick car l '
along very '
is getting but the Senate is taking its measure in climate, and the agreeable surroundings of; this city. When, ,at the, conclusion of the' police, and the police, to show how crowded by men, women l x'

bill heroic, doses, having sat up with it for nearly our neighborhood by the eminent physician the services, the chancel -cbPi? of nearly eager they are to make New York a sort of ,many of the latter being

until midnight. It seems almost Dr. Whitmore, of Maine, who, witl three hundred voices thundered out Beetho- New Jerusalem, stopped the performanceand trampled to death.
i week
a that anything can be accomplished his wife and a friend, has been sojourning ven's grand Mucre're, tuV::effect:'was abso- arrested Mace and Slade. Now they that had escaped from the

impossible in the few remaining days of the some time here; a testimony all the mon lutely thrilling. One poor servant girl: was have a white elephant on their hands. loping furionsly into the ring ,

session: the work is so great so intricateand valuable as Dr. Whitmore has visited all so overcome by it that her mind became The fact is, the days of brutal pugilism ,are and kicking amongst the

so ;important; it is fraught with such parts of the South as well as the Southern unbalanced. She laughed and, cried hyster- over, except in a very limited circle ; but the general terror and

political, industrial and commercial slopes and seaboard of California, and is, ically, and had to be conveyed out of the when boxing and sparring matches are given twenty minutes the whole

great possibilities that Congress can hardly be therefore, able to speak with the authority church and sent home in a cab,. The next nightly in dozens of resorts in town, when ablaze, and hundreds who

blamed for hesitation and timidity. The derived from personal observation and a day she lost her reason entirely, and was, the Young Men's Christian Association em- to effect their exit were

stimulant of protection has been given untilit critical comparison of the most favored portions sent to an insane asylum. ploys a boxing master to teach frequenters rescue. Those who managed i

has become a necessity..and to deprive our of the Union. He also fully endorse: The solemnity recalls to mind the celebrated of the gymnasium the manly art, when fearful accounts of the scenes a

economical system of it now will produce the notice of St. Marys made by Dr. Thayer. '- religious controversy the Archbishophad every gymnastic society and athletic club during the life and death +

temporary debility, and may bring on de- Dean of the University of Vermont, with Mr. Erastus' Brooks' some twenty- cultivates biceps and the art of using one's lowed the first alarm. AJ,

lirium. who, having been engaged in the actua five years ago. Erastus5 and James W fists, when boxing in England has made the the fire brigade was on its

The probability that no substantial changeswill quest for a sanitarium, writes this of our Brooks at thattime owned and conducted' silly duelling habit in vogue on the conti- the ice broke while it was j

be made in the tariffschedule has given section: the Express, whr in those',days had botha nent of Europe an impossibility, when cler- I Berdivicza, and when at last i

rise to increased speculation as to the proba- It affords me much pleasure to refer to St morning and an evening edition. Jameswas gymen, lawyers and professional men gen- of forty men, it was

Marys, Ga., as a place of health resort pos the active man of the concern, the fighter erally find in boxing and sparring an agree- great scarcity of water, the
bility of an extra session. Democrats seem of desirable -
of all the requisites a
sessing more the writer of vigorous,pungent,short edi- able relaxation and a health-giving amuse- than a foot thick. It is
be extra session invalids than other:
to think that there will no climate for any
but it is believed in some quarters that a place I visited during my travels through torials, while Erastus was'more the scholar ment-then the police did wrong to inter men, 120 women and 60 i\\

the 4th of the Southern States in the winter of 1879-80 and the student. He..was.well ve'rsed'in religions fere with the display of these two experts oi in the flames. Many of them
after
I called session immediately It is particularly adapted to meet the want* matters and for a.layman had a remarkable the art of give and take." This is no de- to be strangers, as a large
March is by no means$ improbable. of a class of invalids, who desire rest'
arge of The fence of Mace and Slade. They are relics of being held at the time. The
i The bill recently presented by Mr. Blanchard from the busy cares of life and retirement: knowledge theology. public -
I of Louisiana to change the time of the from scenes bustle and excitement. Sur school system at that time was in its infancy an age which has passed, but it must be police corps, who was a
,
rounded as it is upon three sides by tidewater and the discussionatose whether the galling to every man of the world to see the vice-president of the
assembling of Congress has received more broad well-shaded streets
: possessing Bible should be read to the children. Mr. city ruled by the ignorant cant and sham the victims. The origin of
favorable comment, perhaps, than any bill seventeen of which extend to the water'!
that has been recently presented, and everyone edge, and six others, which, crossing then Erastus Brooks wrote some articles on the civilization of a few.I discovered. One of the

is not this made a at right angles, lead into a forest of vast ex subject not favorable to Catholicism, which was sitting in my office a few days ago a lighted cigarette on the
asking: Why was
tent; and at so many of the street crossing! attracted so much attention and aroused when an ancient, grimy individual, with stables which at once took
law long ago? According to the present there are wells of excellent drinking water:
arrangement a Congress does not come into, which percolates a gravelly soil, the kind of muck comment that the Archbishop repliedin long gray hair, and a face showing a beardof companions tried to stamp it

until thirteen months after its elec- soil best adapted for a healthy village site a "letter to the editor." This broughtout three days' growth, stalked in. His eyes other ran for a bucket of

power The equable mild temperature, the good further remarks, and in a few days all had the far-away look of a dreamer, but was open, which caused a '"
tion. This is time to enable profes-
ample hotel accommodations, added to the interesting -
of New York was interested in the contro- both his cheeks were distended with liberal and the flames were soon
sions and platforms to be forgotten, and for surroundings, pleasant drives, sporting -
the Congress elected thirteen months pre- and excursion facilities, combine to versial duel between these two brilliantmen. allowances of chewing tobacco. Will you The author of the

viously to become a political anachronism.The make it the most desirable place for those Bishop Hughes then proposed that kindly see that this notice gets publicity?" the victims. Two clowns,

has the illusive who seek a Southern winter residence,either: the discussion, which now had assumed said he. I read it, and as it is quite amus- : Englishmen, also lost their
only
country now for health or recreation.The .
which large proportions ,and wandered from its ing I send it to you, bad spelling and all. rumored that Mlle. Loisset
remedy of choosing a new Congress, modesty of your correspondent pre ]
original limited field an as to Here it is the report requires
to argument :
,
likewise grows stale before it can legislate. vents his adding his humble testimony to
the truth of the Catholic religion-should Notice.i lowing day a man named 7'S _
Thus it has gone on for session after session, such weighty advocates. He, therefore, '
no Congress performing the behests of its deems it best to conclude this letter with be conducted- in another paper." He thought the Lord of Lord and King -of King wak, who lost his wife and
it would be fairer tharf if MiBrooks-would: Demmand a, ,Place to Delliver one 1000 in the fire, stabbed the
time, because it had been chosen, as it were, the valedictory remarks of ex-Senator J. 'Lechture'free of Charge and ,free to'all may
have his in the and the Archbishop the Merchants' Guild in the
for a previous age, and so long before its day M. Arnow, who, as Mayor of the city and say Express Come to hear the Lec tore, therefore ancer
of action that its energy had become devitalize when presenting an address of welcome am his reply in his own organ, the Free- them i Call address to Nober 223 LevisusSt. then tried to cut his own
Blanch- mans' Journal. ., N. Y. City.I posed that the victim of
its vows forgotten. Mr. congratulation to Mr. N. H. Bishop, of
ard's bill enacts that the first session of Lake George, New York, on the termina About that time the only paper whichwas entered into conversation with the author abandoned the wife and

Congress shall assemble on the 5th of March, tion of his remarkable voyage of over 2,00 really making money was the Express, of this quaint call. He is a sash and sailant to their fate in order ,

immediately after the adjournment of the miles in the Maria Theresa (paper canoe), and some of the great dailies of the present blind maker by trade, and worked atit untila escape. A second account

previous Congress, and again on the 1st of and which was celebrated by a very beauti day had, indeed, a hard time of it. The year ago, when a spirit came to him and that there were eight

January. By this arrangement the first ful fete given by oUr citizens and witnessed Brookses advanced them all money, and told him to write. He wrote what the spirit The first victims were the

thus were quite a in the fraternity dictated to him rather inspired him with orchestra. The building
session of each Congress would continue by a large number of visitors from the< power i ,or

from the 4th of March until about the North, then stopping at St. Marys, concluded itself. Among their heaviest debtors was : and he now has in press a kind of a Bible. one, in wood, lined with

middle of June or perhaps longer, and the as follows: Webb's Courier-Enquirer, a paper long since He proposes to start a new religion, basedon circumstance accounts for

second session would begin with the be- As a city we are seeking to encourage im extinct. Despite all assistance and all cod- the Declaration of Independence and the the destruction. Great

ginning of,the new year. This would do migration, and are prepared to donate land: dling the paper continued to retrograde, and Apocalypse. He believes that existing reli- among the inhabitants at

away with the holiday adjournment, and, view to those of who would manufactures come among and us with other a: for a while it looked as if the Messrs. gions are no good, since they are nothing arriving too late to be of

it is agreed on all hands, would facilitate approved promoting industries, and !should you, sir, or: Brooks would never be able to get back tyut words, but do not practically teach what quence of having

legislation in many ways, but, chiefly, in any of your friends from the cold North their money. Then when the Archbishop their adherents should do. He means to river over the ice which

that the new Congress, coming in on the 4th wish for a home in the Sunny South" res proposed to have the discussion in some independent form a great social community in which the banking establishments of

of March, would be enabled to take up sunnier assured that skies nowhere brighter will waters you or or a they warmer fine: paper, the Brookses suggested the government owns everything, that a man their principals in the

legislative work where it had been left off, welcome than at St. Marys Ga. (Loud Courier-Enquirer. Bishop Hughes was sat- and his family are only holders for life. RAILROAD

and the necessity of doing the same work cheers and cries of"bravo" from the North isfied, and then the circulation of the paper Then, too, he thinks the end of the world is

over and over again in committee would be erners.) A. C. went up with a bound, advertisements be- near and he means to try his hand at THETHOMASVILLE&CABRA
St. Ga. 7 1883.
: avoided. Marys, February gan to pour in, and in less than no time the shouting in the wilderness." So if any- -The bill introduced in the

I This is the week previous to Lent, and Post- J1lce Notice. paper was able to pay its debts. The discus- body wants a new religion and become a the session by Senator

of abstinence sion lasted for quite a while. As an old shining light in it at once let him providethis
society, in preparation for that season Office Hours-From 8:00: A. :M. to 7:00 p. M. 7th District, (Wakulla and )
reflection and pious resolutions, is Sunday hours, 12:00 M. to 1:00 p. M.: New Yorker expressed it, "it was a beauti-I I new apostle with a hall. ing aid for the construction
ful neck and neck." Towards the end of the that Mr.
balls race, Despite the denial report
diabolically gay. Banquets, receptions, Money Orders and Registered Letters iron & Thomasville Railroad,
Bishop Hughes seemed to be winning but the editor of the Cincin-
; John R. McLean
,
soirfes dansante and beds masque succeed one 3:00: A. :M. to 1:00 p. :M.; and from 2:00 p. :.1. houses of the Legislature s
in an unfortunate moment, he lost his tem- nati Enquirer, prosposed to buy the New
another rather another in
or overlap one a to 4:00: p. :M.ARRIVAL awaits the Governor's
per and made use of an ugly expression York World it is again asserted, and in
and wonders the ,
confusing tangle, one at AND DEPARTURE OF THE MAILS. law. The aid granted is
stamina of the American woman who, not Northern Mail (Daily except Sunday-) against his antagonist. As one of the con- pretty good quarters too, that there is a acres of land per mile. We

unfrequently, makes a dozen calls in the Arrh.es..10:40 A. M. and 5:50 p. M. ditions of the controversy was that it was great deal of truth in it. The World cost counties directly interested

Closes................... 7:30 A. M. and 11:00 A. :M. to be conducted in a purely objective man- the Gould party $230,000. It can now be
afternoon goes to the theatre in the even-, the measure. The
and Transit & Peninsular Railroad ner, Brooks stopped at once, claiming thatif had for $150,000. In the hands of a live
ing, is in the of the German islaturetook the warmest
seen mazes Arrives....................................... 5:00: p. :M. to leave argumentfor financial to
from midnight until two the follqwing Closes......................................... 7:30 A. :M. a man was compelled man, with no bolstering carryon age of the bill. It is,
vituperation he had lost his case, and his shoulders, and no British peerage
morning. But, it must be confessed, she Jacksonville, South and West Florida- portant piece of legislation

shows the effect of this torture in a faded Arrives.._..............10:40: A. :M. and 5:50: p. M ,public opinion awarded him the victory. history to muffle his voice, it could be madea acted in many years for the

sallow face, early wrinkles, and a peculiar Closes..................11:00 A. M. and 5:00 A. M. The Archbishop afterwards was very sorry paying property. Mr. McLean was in which the road will run ;
dejection Arrives Sunday...... 11:00 A. M. for his words, and I believe the quarrel be- town again to-day, and people who professto the
of gait and style for which the mistake to consider
Closes Sunday........ 4:00 P. M.
the made He was a it is all account of the
English tween two men was up. know say that on
have coined the word 'AmericanHis. St. Mary1 and"n'uder'j Hill Mail- gether local. In an
and fre-
." Araericanitis is epidemic here; Arrives Tuesdays and Fridays at 2:30 p. :M warm-hearted, impulsive man, was World. a State character. At the

it spares neither age nor sex, and can be Closes Mondays and Thursdays at 8:00 A. :M quently led into words and 'acts which he the Gulf is one of the finest
afterwards The Irish people in AFFAIRS IN EUROPE.
cured only by the substitution of fresh air St. Mary's, Ga., only- repented. west coast, between which
and Arrives Mondays and Thursdays at 8:00 A.M: the city were intensely bitter against Brooks
rest for carbonic acid, gas and revelry.If is only a short ferriage.
Tuesdays and Fridays at 2:30: p. :M., and the Express and it was frequently nec- A FIRE IN A CIRCUS IN RUSSIA-TERRIBLE LOSS
Herbert! Spencer had delivered his famous ," Wedn'sdaysandSat'days at 9:00 A. :M., Tallahassee to Carrabelle will
for him and the employ of the OF LIFE.
warning against"overwork" from a Washington Closes Tuesdays, Wednesdays, essary pa- of the State in easy and
and at 2:30 to leave through back doors to escape To the Editor of the Mirror:
standpoint, he would most likely Fridays Saturdays p. M per tion with the mouth of the
SAML. T. RIDDELL P. M. violence, but Bishop Hughes rebuked,them VIENNA, January 15,1883.A .
have said that the menacing danger was not should the barge canal"
severely for it. Mr. Brooks, however had catastrophe similar in its proportions to
overwork, but overplay. Livery Stable at a Bargain.I through-and this is only a
the Americans with him and they that of the Ring Theatre,occurred on Wednesday -
Lent, elsewhere a period of rest is so only offer at a bargain my entire establish proper -it is not difficult to see the
in name here. Church fairs and entertain- I tuent in this city, consisting of Carriages,,I elected him to the Senate with an overwhelming night at Verdyczew in the Government a railroad terminating at'
'i. Buggies Wagons, Carts, Saddle and Carriage I vote. The Courier-Enquirer after district of Kieff. Verdyczew is a commer-
ments for take where immense
alleged charitable purposes Horses Harness etc. an
the discussion ended rapidly retrograded cial town of some 60,000 inhabitants. For
the place of banquet and ball. The dramatis Terms of purchase, CASH. whether of barges or what
G. F. AVERY. again, and soon after ,expired, but the the last fortnight an itinerant circus com-
are the and
congregate
persona and the play and the passion cessity pass
Office and Stable-First Street,near Broom I Brookses had their money and did not com- pany had, been performing in a large wooden
same the and aloneare the canal en route to the
; stage properties scenery 46 .
Street Wharf. plain. This is a bit of secret journalistic building constructed in a field about a
changed. road will constitute,so to
Real Estate history which, I think, has never been written quarter of an hour's walk from the town. in the enterprise. The

lots well located. before.It The night of the disaster was announced the
Two desirable
St. Marys Notes.To For sale. has already become quite a
the Editor Apply to W. S. RAWSON. strikes'me that nowhere else in the benefit of Mile. Loisset, probably a relativeof
of the Mirror; ships. The projected road,
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Fernandina Fla., January 6,1882-tf. the unfortunate lady of that name
Our citizens were well pleased to see in country are the authorities so ready to make young a good country, will '

their midst the venerable form of Colonel ,Nassau Fibre, spasmodic efforts, to satisfy a momentary who met with a fatal accident at Paris some of timber and farming

craze or demand as in this blessed Gotham months ago. The building was crammed, age the fishing industry, and
Barnett
who paid us a visit during the past For beds, pillows and mattresses, superior,
and Slade is and out of'the 600 spectators no less than ple and State an amount of
Mace
of an
week. This honored public servant has to; anything else in use. For sale by of ours. The case % before. Floridian.
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held the office of Secretary of State of Geor- June 24-tf FRED W. HOYT & Co. instance. These two distinguished gentle- 400 were Jews. Just after the fifth number perienced

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ij '.' GOD'S WAYS they turned out of the avenue into the road, \j I to him he could stand entirely by himself, I Who is this Cousin Alick?" inquired my lated as to how he and Valerie would -
Alick looked back at the house, and seeingme an independent man. But he did not slighthis aunt with a sharp look at me from under togetherin married life, with their get on
? +: 7, God's ways are not our ways still standing on the steps, kissed his father's wealth-far from it. He was her brows when I showed her my mother's tastes and inclinations, I could different
; \. Hef only, sees hand to me, not lightly, smilingly, but witha only glad to see how fully Uncle Alexander letter. der at his over her.yet There not won
; What lies beyond the veil; very grave and even sorrowful face., He had forgiven him, and was comforted inex- "He is father's nephew, Aunt Celia, and thing irresistible power about this was some-
He hears that wondrous music was gone then, and I could not help shed- pressibly by his dying message. He spoke has been out in India since he was twentyone. young, grave
''' Of the spheres ding a few tearsI was only a child after kindly and regretfully of his father, as if he ; ." man.We went to the arbor but
t. 'J r Above the tempest's wail. all. Valerie, who ran out of her hiding had never been harsh to him-as if he had H'ra I How long ago was that?" there, nor in the rose-garden, they were the not
'" or hot-
,s I place when she had made sure he was gone, been as tender a father to him as my own Just ten :years-yes, he must be thirtyone houses. Then Carus thought: of the
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-: 't He wills that still the mystery finding me crying, laughed and pulled my was to me. Iloved him a thousand times now." garden. Valerie fond kitchen
y j" : was of fruit
'a 'l ; '. Of birth hair and persecuted me in her pretty, teas- more dearly after reading his kind, ,sorrowful Is he well off?" had sometimes:! found: her there, and he
r :Must be through bitter pain ; ing, charming way, but I could not bear it manly words. Mother cried over them, I believe so." strawberries or fruit that happened eatin
;!104 : tti; ..' And, aye, the freshest glory then. I went away from her upstairs, and and father coughed and got behind his newspaper H'm !1" again with another sharp look be in season, when any he had searched all to
1 ,. :,1: 'Of the earth shut myself in mother's dressing-room and while I out into the other
crept garden to at my changing face. Well, perhaps, you in vain. Of course Alick
t 1 i e;: : Clear shining after rain. cried until I had no more tears to shed. think. I had nothing to regret, as they had. .I had better go, child." places join her in such a raid, so thither would willingly -
;f: ic 't.I t The time passed on very quietly and I had never misjudged him, never believed I knew what was in her mind, and it bent our steps. we
t c l' He sends the darkness that the evenly after Cousin Alick was gone. I was him anything but good, and true, and made me ashamed, and yet my heart leaped To reach the kitchen garden had
t.4 j. .; World may rest; fully occupied with school-room duties, and honest. My heart was full of joy that summer high with joy at the thought of meeting a small but dense we to
-l. '; i t: His both the day and night; Valerie ought to have been also, but no one morning.After him again. I wrote to my mother, telling pass other side of which was :shrubbery a small on the
,l I. .. t:: We creatures live and breathe could make her do more than she chose. that we all began to expect him her how glad I should be to come home. to the stables. As we went by path leading -
u ;, ', But at his hest She was-of her accord-a little dunce home. Now we heard
; own ; there was a home, and a placefor but as: my deliverance was near, I reserved voices, and though we could
t 1' ,. ): Shall not the Judge do right? no one knew how to find fault with her. him in hiS>own country, we did not see the story of my troubles until I should see what was said, we recognized distinguish the own'rs
directly
; r' ir 4 We all loved her so dearly we could not bearto why he should out in India -
"I i stay spending. her. I said, of course, that I should be very -Valerie's soft accents,
: only just audi-
{ ,' We see as children, still, with scold her. My mother was very well his best years among strangers. He did not pleased to see Cousin Alick again, but no ble, and a deep full voice the
sound
':JlA !f Tearful eyes, satisfied with my attainments. I had good come home, however and when I attainedmy word of the heart-gladness which I really which made my heart beat fast of
e. 1f"1-; But last year's empty nest abilities and made use of them but nothing majority he still absent. and loud
; a ; was felt passed my lips, or rather my pen. for, though so rnucL richer and manly
". :' 1 ..1I. Nor look to where the eaglet could make me pretty like our Valerie. I Valerie was eighteen then-the loveliest My letter was answered in a few days by than when I heard it last it more
r-:' '. .... Cleaves the skiesK ; don't think I was plain in those days. I girl in the country every one said, and a my father in person, who came to pay a same voice which I had learned, was to still the
love
.' "I{. Behold God knoweth best! was tall and slender with dark hair and a terrible she ten
f' coquette, though never really short visit to Aunt Celia as well as to fetchme years ago."There.
r, 9,. '\' -Good Cheer. pale face, and large, grave, dark eyes, but meant to hurt any one. I think mother expected home. they are !I" said Cams. "
v, .1' : ,.. II.e .t... there was no brilliancy, no charm aboutme great things for her, but if she had Oh, how intolerably long the time seemedto must have been to the stables, then." The y
'f "r;",.J. MY COUSIN ALI K. such as my beautiful second sister pos- found me difficult to please, she now discovered me-how that week dragged by-spent so And turning aside, we entered upon the
sessed. that Valerie was a thousand times pleasantly by my father in shooting expedi- narrow path beyond the
': : i[ .There were three little girls living in the We heard little of Alick. He did not write more so, for" she had so many lovers to tions and other excursions of pleasure with half a dozen steps brought us shrubbery in full view, and of
Ir' :p. big old house of Clipstone, of which I was very often, and when he did I did not see choose between, and I had but a few. High Aunt Celia's Irish friends. He knew I had Valerie and-her lover 1 Yes, lover for his
,: J. the eldest and plainest. Our parents were his letters, or know much of what they con- and low, rich and poor, eligible and ineligible wanted to come, but he had no idea of the arms were folded about her, her head lay on
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" I t I: : well-to-do people, and owned the pretty old tained. There were great hardships and all flocked to my sister's feet and laid fever of unrest which possessed me-he did his broad breast and there they stood all
: in which had all been born and privations to be endured in his rough life their hearts down before her, not to be not think that a week more or less could unconscious observation,wholly
we
wrappedup
4 i '!; Elace When Cousin Alick came out there, but father said they would do him spurned in haughty disdain-that was not make any difference to me, while the pre- in their love.
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. : I )K: down to spend up. a month withus, before going good, and teach him what work was. I do our Valerie's way-but to be smiled at and cious time of Alick's stay was being wasted, Ah, what a face the sun shone
,, not think he ever complained of them- coquetted with, and gently aside with and he be India for allI uponasdark
to
put a
might returning
r.: :, to India, I was just twelve years old, a slim, as a Spaniard's, as noble as a Kin 's-
b( i dark, quiet girl. Very proud was I for his dear Alick. few winning words that sent them away knew. And when he had smoked and full of fire, and passion, and tenderness.My .
fa t friendship for me and preference for my so- At seventeen I went to my first ball. Oh, more madly in love with her than ever, and shot and chatted one week away, he actually wildest dreams of my cousin Alick were
rf:t ciety. It was in the summer time, and in how Valerie envied me She staid in my ready to forgive her anything.But proposed staying another, and would certainly more than realized when my eyes fell once
' f the evenings I would often be sitting in the room all the time Simmons was dressingme at last, when mother was trying to have carried out his intention had he more upon his splendid face, glowing with
} "" :t.. garden with my lesson-books while the turning over my things and admiring count up the number lovers she had rejected not chanced to catch my eye at that mo- love for another than me.
d ::.' elders were at dinner ; and after mother had them, and wishing she were in my place. I and was getting really vexed at her ment, and seeing, I am afraid, some regretful 441 ought not to have spoken," he was
r. gone to the drawing-room or to the nursery, joined heartily in her wish, for I did not care caprice, there came one who seemed to find expression therein, altered his mind. saying ; "but I love you so, Valerie-I loved
I!!.' and father fallen asleep over his cigar to go. Mother said it was time I began togo favor even in her critical eyes. He was a "No, we'll go on Tuesday, after all," he you directly I saw you,and I thought sometimes -
j :! Alick would step out of the window and into society, but I felt I should never care young clergyman named Carus Wyckham, said kindly. "I forgot that my little Ruth that you-my dearest, I ought to be
", ;1. come over the lawn to me, and the cloud on for it. Valerie could not understand me, well connected and in every way desirable, here has not seen her mother in two the last one in the world to teach you to be
,Y his brow-for he nearly always looked she thought me so odd, and told me so, but we thought it a strange choice for our months, and there's her cousin home from faithless, yet if what you tell me is true, it
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:;. .:..... moody at that time, perhaps even what laughing, and showing her little pearly laughing, bright-spirited Valerie to make. India, too. Yes, we'll go on Tuesday." would be a sin to marry him."
!: might be called sullen-lifted a little at the teeth, while she stood by the toilet table He was a young, grave man, with a serious, What sort of a young man is this nephew "Oh, yes, yes," she answered,and I never
I 4:;' sight of my pleasure at seeing him, for I and tried on my bracelets, and fluttered my fair face, and pale golden hair brushed away of yours?" inquired my aunt, just as heard my sister's voice so moved before; "it
r ;L' was dearly fond of this big cudn.of mine. fan and made believe she was being askedto from his forehead in smooth, shining waves. I sharply as she had questioned me. is true, indeed. I never knew what it was
'. I., He was very kind to me in spite of theE dance, and pleased herself with many a He was not handsome-not even go d-look- "As fine a fellow as ever breathed," returned to love until you came. It was reverence,
: evident weight on his spirits; he would sit pretty pretense. Already, at fourteen, she ing-but there was something saintly, even my father, and I knew that from respect, liking, that I felt for him-anything
r';' ;is' by my side and help me with my lessons, was as tall as I, and very womanlylooking.Mother angelic, in his face" He had a splendid him was high praise.I but love."
explaining the hard words that I could not began ttf despair of keeping her in I. voice, full and sonorous, like the richest, am afraid my cheeks flushed with pleasure 4' My sweet But there, I won't call you
F ', understand, and telling me many little the school-room for three years longer, and deepest notes of an organ, and when he as I heard his high commendation."Rich that-I will not touch your lips again-
6 things which I was not required' to know, yet it seemed necessary, she knew scarcely preached I used to think the beauty of his ?"' pursued my aunt. My father while you belong to another!"
A ,': but which all helped to fix the subject in anything, and frankly admitted her ignor- tones would have lent power and grandeurto quite understood her ideas, and if he had I had heard enough-too much. This
'! my mind. I think our governess must have ance. But she smiled so enchantingly over the most commonplace sermon. But not she would not have cared. was how they met, then, who had parted
.:. been surprised, at my rapid progress about her confession, and spoke so sweetly, that his sermons were not commonplace, for Oh, yes,"he answered carelessly ; "quitea without so much as a farewell I turnedto
:' this time; this I certainly knew, that not people only laughed, and thought her the he was not a commonplace man. They nabob. He made a nice little fortune of Carus with a face that-but I cannot tell
":1" one word of Cousin Alick's was ever forgotten more charming.I were like himself -deep, and grave, and his own out there,and has the whole of my how I looked. I only know how I felt in
::j": by me- -each one lives freshly in my enjoyed the first ball of mine very well tender, striking far into the hearts of the brother's' property as well." that moment.He .
,- people.I "Ah ejaculated my aunt, looking satis- took the hand and drew
:.1 memory to this day. -better indeed than I had expected. I received me by me
}"' '.';'t\ He was, as I have said, very gloomy and a fair amount of attention, and had could not tell whether Valerie really fied.And gently away.: We walked back in silence
.w often absent-minded, and from inadvertent no lack of partners. Valerie was fast asleep loved him ; she certainly liked and respected after that she did not press father to down the path we had come and presently
:' '-: remarks dropped now and then by my parents in bed, of course, when I got home, but the him-every one did that-and his patience stay as much as a day longer. I raised my eyes to his face, scarcely con-
,' ,,t.Y. in my hearing I dimly understood that next morning she waylaid Simmons as she with her changing moods and his selfdenying Tuesday night we spent on the boat. I scious of my own pain in this first over-
'. ,f he was in trouble with his own family, and was carrying a cup of tea to my room, and love for her were wonderful to behold.I could not sleep, though I was very comfort- whelming blankness. ,
4. that was why he had come to stay at his brought it in herself, in order to hear my think she tried him very much at times able ; I lay awake, thinking that the mor- He looked stricken ; there is no other '
( uncle's until his ship sailed. He had just adventures. I had not much to tell her with her willfulness and frivolity, but he row would bring me face to face with my word to describe what I read in his face in that I
..t f' returned from Oxford I knew and there about myself. I had met no handsome soon began to gain an influence 'over her; hero once more after ten long years of antic one glance He walked ;on mechanically
were whispers of debts and of his being lover, no hero of romance, no onethoughI she seemed to like to be with him ; "it rested ipation. How would he look? What until we reached the little creepercoveredarbor
1' plucked*whatever that might be-and did not say this aloud-to compare with her" she would say" smilingly, as they would he say? What would he think of where we had first .sought them, and
'. : I gathered that he was in disgrace with his the hero of my childhood, poor dear Cousin walked off to the garden to sit under the me? Woulfl he consider me improved, as there we went in and sat down, still in si-
..f- father, our uncle, Alexander Blair, who was Alick. Valerie was rather disappointed at trees and readandtalk. They talked togethera my mother's letter had certainly implied? lence. Cams leaned his arms on the table,
,. I considered a stern and rigorous man. We my commonplace experiences,but her lovely great deal, and he was beginning to teach Would he have quite forgotten those dayswe and after a little while his golden head
I-NIna was little more face flushed and glowed with interest as I her that there are 11igher and better thingsto spent together in the garden long ago, or dropped down upon them until his face was
.f childrenbValerieand in great awe of him, described the glittering ball-room, the en- live for than balls and garden parties would he remember-a little? These were hidden.
s and I loved and pitied Alick only the more trancing music, the lights, the brilliant dressing and coquetting. They were not to the thoughts which chased one another "Carus, Carus!I" I cried at last, but he did
I/o when I heard of these things. Our father crowds, the excitement of it all, which I be married for two years, for she was only through my brain all the night long; but not answer me.
'.' ; had got him this post in India to which he knew she would appreciate so much better eighteen, and father and mother thoughther when morning, came I was not weary. I was "Carus," I wailed "you are not alone ; I
\. '. was going out, but I don't think he had any than I."How. too oung to marry. too happy! and excited for that. am suffering, too. For, if you loved her, I
4.1 great hopes of the nephew, for I heard him shall I wait three whole years?" And all this time I had remained true to It was a good distance to Clipstone, and l loved him All these years I have loved f f
.. J say to my mother one day that "Alickwas she cried, clasping her hands together, andI the secret love of bygone days, while my my father took the journey in his usual him-and this is the end." t
: ,j a clever fellow enough, but there was smiled as I answered : mother wondered and sometimes worried leisurely way, so that it was quite four I could not have spoken so to any other !
7- not a bit of industry or application about "Time enough yet, Valerie ; and, who about me, and talked me over with my o'clock in the afternoon before we reachedour person on earth, but Carus was not an ordi-
him." knows-you are so tall and womanly for father. This I know, because on one occa- house. nary man. He seemed so far above men's
; I remember him well as he was then, event your years, you might not have to wait so sion I heard him answer: Mother was in the drawing-room with weaknesses and foibles and yet was too
,, though I have seen so much of him since, long, perhaps, if you only would try to.. "Let her alone, my dear; there's time Nina. They said Valerie had been out in !, tender with all of them. He lifted his head
L ', and he is so altered. He was twenty-one study a little more, dear." enough yet. Ruth will find her heart. some the garden ever since luncheon, and that at my sorrowful cry, and smiled on me with
years old, a tall, dark, lean youth, with a She said she would really be more indus- day." Alick had gone a little while ago to find infinite compassion.
: bare, sallow face and resentful-looking trious, and promised to practice two hours We had one beautiful photograph of Cousin her. Mother was very pleased to have me "Poor child !" he said. "And I was only
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," 1 black eyes. I suppose he was what would every day-a promise broken almost as soon Alick, which he had sent to us soon after back again, even though I had proved ob- thinking of myself! But I did not know, ..
'. be called very fresh or raw," but I was as uttered-if I would plead with mother the death of his father. I could scarcely durate, and she thought the change had Ruth ; how could I? Poor child !"
,; i only a child, and I loved him dearly, and for her, which I was very willing to do for believe my eyes when I saw the change that done me good. No wonder when my cheeks He laid his hand pityingly upon my head
\ -, thought him handsome, perfect, heroic. I I knew her appearance would cause a sen- the years had made in him. He left us a were so red-I could feel how they burned as I knelt beside the table, speaking gentle
I, '1 i know he was sulky and bad-tempered, but sation in our circle, and I thought that long, lean, mood3T-looking youth-here wasa and my eyes were so bright with eager look- words of comfort and strength, putting
n: I think that was, in a great measure, the when mother had such a beautiful daughterto fine broad-chesteti, handsome man, witha ing forward. But she did not know that. aside all thought of his own grief to minis-
1 fault of his father, who snubbed and bullied take about with her she would think less bold bronzed face, smiling brilliant eyes, Some one else had improved, too, duringmy ter to my need.
the naturally! high-spirited lad until all his of me, and perhaps let me go back to the and an air of dash and daring about him absence. Nina was growing a most beau- What shall we do?rt I asked presently.
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good qualities were hidden under the bad quiet home life which I always preferred.Our which fairly. took my mother's heart by tiful girl. She was seventeen now, and received "There is nothing for you to do," he re
I passions which his severity brought upper- mother was most affectionate and de- storm. a great deal of attention. She was turned. "You must endure : it is I who
,::1 most. voted ; a sweet woman, but ambitious, too, I could not take the photograph away, be- not at all in Valerie's style, though quite as must act, and yours is often the harder task,
i" ; During the time of his stay at our house, for her children, and I could see she wishedme cause it was not mine, and would have been fair, with a clear pale skin and rich golden but that will be mine also, afterward."
r I saw a great deal of my cousin. There was to marry well, though no such words missed for mother was always showing hair. But she was queenly haughtyalmost Then you mean to"-
\ no other visitor, and he did not care for the were ever uttered in my presence. But I her nephew, Alick Blair," to some one or scornful to her many admirers, who U I shall not see her again," he said quietly. -
society of children such as Valerie and Nina knew too, that all my heart was taken up other, but when they were all out of the served her as much in for as in admiration. "I shall write to her and give that
-they were too babyish, too full of noisy by my childhood's love, and I dreaded her way and I thought myself sate, I used to There were people who said that in another which she craves-her freedom. My: best
.a play, though Valerie was a beautiful child, natural surprise at my indifference to the steal into the drawing-room and turn over year or two she would quite eclipse her sis- beloved," he continued, speaking as if mo-
', just; nine years old, fair and golden-haired, gayeties which are generally so fascinating the pages of the album in which his picturewas ter ; but to nib there was nobody in the mentarily unconscious of my presence, "did
t+ laughing and witching, admired by everyone to young girls just out. She put it all down, until I came to the beloved face, and world to compare with our laughing, witch- you think I would for one moment with-
except, perhaps, Alick, who was not however, to my natural quietness and reserves there would my eyes dwell long and tenderly.But ing, loving Valerie. hold aught that might conduce to your
'.. one of an age to care for children, and who and when I refused my first offer of still he did not come home, and when I Mother had good reason to be proud of happiness, your welfare? Heaven forbidit
If ;. liked me because I was old and grave beyond marriage she was not angry nor even vexed, was 22 years old, mother sent me on a long her two youngest daughters, yet she never !1\>
1 my years,and could sympathize some though it was what the world would call a visit to a widowed sister of hers in Ireland.It for one moment forgot me or slighted me, His face was rapt, a light as if from an-
degree with his vague regrets and hopes. good one. She talked to me very kindly, had been an old promise that one of us though I had certainly disappointed her in other world beaming upon it. He looked
..vs J I loved my cousin in those days-words are sympathizing with me, and telling me never should go and stay with her at some time, opposing her wishes so decidedly all these down at me again, and returned to my sor
powerless to tell how dearly!J Even now, to marry a man whom I could not love and and so, at last, that lot fell upon me. Long years. Oh, it was so good to meet her kind- rows.
1: when I see him in the nobility of his perfect honor. Dear mother! She could not tell afterward I found out that mother had been smile, instead of Aunt Celia's sharp glances Poor child !1" he said once more. "It is
; .. manhood, the hopes of his boyhood that my heart was already occupied, and it writing to her about me, telling her that she from beneath her brows to hear her soft hard now both for you and for me; but we
,) realized, the height of his aspirations attained was not for me to speak, but I hoped that at did not know what to make of me, and my words of gentle guidance instead of Aunt know to whom to go in our sorrow."
a. I still look back with yearning ten- some time in the future she might.knowthe aunt had answered asking to be allowed to Celia's stern command! Were they-were they very much together -
:,' derness to the raw lad who taught me, all truth through other lips. For he did care have charge of me for a time-she might be Carus Wyckham came in while we were ?" I asked after a pause.
';" unconsciously, the meaning of the word for me. We had been very fond of each able to remove my apparent objection to still in the first bustle of greeting. He said 441 do not know. If they were I did not
: love. other during that month of constant inter- marriage.I he had just half an hour to spare, so he notice it. I never thought-
'l The day of his departure came at last. course, and I think he was more grieved at stayed two months in Ireland. It was thought he would call in passing. And He broke off, and I took up his words
'.':.' The dog-cart waited at the door, and father the parting with me than with any one else. not a very happy time, though we saw a very glad was I to see him, even though my with some bitterness.
-. and he were all ready to start. Father was Of course, there was a wide difference be- great deal of company, and went out every mind was full of other things. Carus and I "No, you never thought that she couldbe
.s going to see him board his ship-Uncle tween us. He was a man even then if onlya evening when we were not ourselves enter- were always good friends. We talked a few false to you ; that he would steal your
.: "i Alexander would not have anything to do very young one, while I was a mere child. taining. She was a very masterful woman, minutes l longer, and when I had drunk a best treasure."
1t. ,, with him, not even so much as to wish him He might marry out there-it was as likelyas with none of my mother's sweetness and cup of tea, as I was not in the least tired, Don't, Ruth," he interposed, with gentle -
< good-by. not-but he had not done so as yet, and winning ways to soften her character, and my dear mother, knowing that he had calledto firmness ; "don't blame her, nor him.
+_' :t- Valerie had run away laughing and hiding until that came to'pass I would allow myselfto she set all her wits to work to force me intoa see Valerie, and would be disappointed They loved each other, they were made for
t't:. : her face when mother told her to go and love him with all the passion of my reserved marriage with a wealthy Irish gentleman, if he had to leave before she came in from each other : what wonder he spoke when
',' ;;; t kiss Cousin Alick, for she would not see nature. who made me an offer during my stay. ButI the garden, proposed that he and I should he saw his love was returned. Mine
:( him again for a very long while, but he did Father had not much opinion of his doings. could not yield either to persuasions or go together, and take her and Alick by sur- was the mistake, to think that I might
thinking' of His letters were but few and short, and con- commands, for I did not like him, much prise. ever-I would not have it otherwise ; it
J x her little spoiled child. tained little news of himself, and father less love him, and she was displeased with "Very likely Alick won't know Ruth," would have been, as he said, a sin for her
;f :1 He was very pale, I remember that, and seemed to think his silence a bad sign, and me, and I, of course, was unhappy. I think she said smilingly, "and will wonder what to marry me, loving him.
4 4 when mother drew him aside in the hall and that if he had anything good to tell of him- mother could not have thoroughly under- strange lady Cams has brought with him." He spoke so calmly, so firmly, but look-
; whispered in his ear he flushed red and then self he would tell it. But when I was nine- stood Aunt Celia's disposition or she would So, after stealing a look into the glass to ing at his face as he raised his grave blue
." went paler than before. But he kissed mother teen Uncle Alexander died, leaving all his not have sent me to stay with her, I feel see if my hair was smooth, andwellhowI eyes to the summer sky for the moment, I
again and muttered something that sounded property with Alick, with a loving messageof sure. Just as I had made up my mind to was looking altogether I stepped out on felt that he had received his death-blow. I
x':, liCe"I will try. farewell and forgiveness, for he relentedat write to her and tell her about it, and beg the lawn with Carus. That glance had sat- broke down into bitter weeping until he
He came to me then, and kissed me several the last. Cousin Alick wrote a long letterto her to send for me to come home, I receivedone isfied me very well ; I was looking my best, laid his hand upon my head again. The
times very tenderly. father and mother-the first of his that I from her instead, telling me that Cousin with the unwonted color in my cheeks and tender touch, as of benediction, stepped mv
"Gooddear little Ruth," he said; ever saw-such a manly, noble letter. I Alick had arrived quite unexpectedly and the sparkle in my eyes. Of course, I could violent sobs, laid my passion to sleep with
"don't forget Cousin Alick-he will not forget knew when I read it I had not been mis- waS staying at our house. not compare with Valerie, but then no one its soothing power. He paused a moment,
4 you." taken in him-that he was well worth a "You will like to see him," she wrote, expected that. standing by my side, and then stooped
That was all he said, but it was treasuredup woman's best love. It held such good news, for if I remember, you and he were great We crossed the lawn Cams talking to me down to speak in my ear:
in my childish heart until those parting too, of himself. He had been working so friends years ago. He is so altered, so much in his quiet brotherly fashion, with the sun- "Say unto happiness, 'I can do without
:: words of his were more real to me than all hard all these years, never stopping to take improved, we are all so pleased with him. light falling on his uncovered head and irradiating thee ;; with self-renunciation life begins."
;:. the others which were spoken to and aroundmo pleasure, working on to pay hIS debts and If you can make up your mind to leave his calm grave face. There were I did not speak ; I could not. The sol- I
t; every day of my life. I think he was make himself quite independent of any of your aunt's gay circle, I should like you to times-generally when he was preaching or emn words opened up to me such a noble '
:4. sorry to leave us; I think his lip was quiver- his relatives, only he would not say a word return home at once. Alick is eager to see praying in church-when I had seen that life of self for etfulnees. Was such a one
ing a little as he ran down the steps and got until he had achieved his task and now, you, and I think he will be surprised at the quiet face lit up with an almost heavenly I as I able to walk in it? Could I take up my '
P,. into the dog-cart. Father drove, and aslet just when Uncle Alexander's property came alteration in you." radiance, and though I sometimes specu- cross ;and go on my way with a smiling \,
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It did seem strange though, and just at firsta may be used ; in this country it is the starchof We offer The J/trrorin combination with the :
little cruel, that my beautiful sister, with Indian corn, while in Europe it is usually for $2.50 which
her many conquests, must needs fix upon potato starch. It differs from cane sugar in American Agriculturist year, w 4 :
the one man whom I loved. Still, he might having less than the same sweetening power. includes postage on both. IN: ADDITION, we
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Alick's love. Well, I could not blame the novice.A York, and offered for sale at$5,000. N FAMILY GROCERIEST: t

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vile General Law for Incorporation of
which she needs to a
just the qualities all irritation and dandruff. "
her own and their union is, Railroads and Canals approved February
,
supplement indeed, blessed. I think she grows every 16th, 1874,the undersigned have formed and NEW GOODS Received by Every Steamer.Cor. .
HORACE DREW organized a under the name of
day more like her mother-our aear mother company -
who has slept beneath the turf these six ATLANTIC & MEXICAN GULF CANAL
I live near them, and see them and Stationer, COMPANY,
years. Bookseller ; Second and Centre Sts., DANDINA, FLA.
their children constantly, sometimes two or Printer and Binder.
three times in a day. Alick often comes in for the purpose of constructing, maintaining -
to give me advice about my plants and and operating a steamboat and barge HUOT
H.
, grapes ; such a fine, noble-looking man, School Books and Orange WrapsNOW canal for public use in the conveyance of C. W11 LB ALB AND RBTAIL.o
from the
! with !his half-dozen children tumbling and persons and property Florida line, H f
! laughing around him, and scrambling to A SPECIALITY. near the Okefenokee Swamp; thence in a
walk next to "faver." We are capital southwesterly direction across the State of DEALER o tS"t

t friends, he and I, and when he sometimes Florida by the most direct route to the Gulf, P O
teases me about my determined old maid- .7* Liberal discounts to Teachers and aricLalong its shore to the western boundary LER"Y'I o '
r enism, he never guesses that the faded woman Trade. Special prices and Catalogue free on of; the State; to be constructed within CI u a
-
t} who smiles so calmly athis sallies gave application. the limits of the counties of Nassau, Baker, -C ...

Ii up all other love for the love of him.; That 59 W. BAY STREET, Columbia,Hamilton,Suwanee,Madison, La- I ;
H 1 is all put aside now cast out of my life long fajette, Taylor, Jefferson, Wakulla, Franklin -
< ao, and the love which I might not feel for JACKSONVILLE FLA. ;, Calhoun, Washington, Walton, Santa Groceries, Hardware, pO
Rosa and Escanibia. The Canal A. B. NOTES
Companywas
,;-1 him is given to his children. .. o
q
Six mynths after Carus Wyckham bade originally incorporated by the Legislature -
, me farewell in the little arbor at Clipstone I of Georgia, under the name of the At- DRY GOODS, BOOTS AND SHOES, d CD
p heard of his death from fever caught duringhis SttlifiM the mod fatUdtouf u a perfect Hair Restorer aDd. lantic & Mexican Canal Company, of which -DEALER IN- ==
the fever-stricken in Drculng. Admired fortUcleanliiuttandelefrinlpcrfanie.Kerer : this proposes to be an extension. rf i
ministrations to a
Fails to Restore Grey or Faded Hairto Second Street,
poor London district. I knew he was gladto the youthful color. M ets.and gl sizes nt nil drugguU.iarliu GEO. F. DREW,
go; death would come to him as a wel- J. J. FINLEY, I Family Supplies,
come visitor. I did not sorrow for him, forI GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, vie FERNANDINA, FLA. 6P
saw his heart was broken on the day when Of Florida.
be found my sister Valerie in Alick's arms. Get s fI LAFAYETTE MCLAWS, HEAVY GROCERIES, [ a
.
But I went to my desk and took out the let- I+ JOSEPH SHEPARD, FERNANDINA
ter he wrote to" her, which she showed to JAS. S. BAILEY,
me and which I kept. Such a noble letterit Of Georgia. c H Hay and Grain, 00
was. She never guessed what he suffered; Dated this 10th day of January, A.D.1883. O ,
lie let her think him cold, preoccupied, the [I{ STEAM j( ({ SAW } { MILL. } c CD

anything, rather than give her pain for his In the Circuit Court, Nassau /* #< '* H I SHIP STORES
sake. And in accordance with his implied County, Florida. O

wish I did not tell her the truth, I did not 'y I L ALEXANDER McltAE, 1 13P
tell her his heart was broken, and I even ter.Id versus C. H. HUOT, PROPRIETOR, Furniture
: kept the news of his death from her, lest ; BENJAMIN EAGER,SIMON TEMPLE I ,
Best
i she should think her inconstancy in any S. B. HUBBARD, ALONZO In Chancery. TIT AS constantly on handjLumber fctf r
degree hastened it, for I knew he would B.NOYES.WM. LAWTEY,WILLIAM Stoves rt-

wish it so. J \t\\ : ? JOHNSON, :M. M. WHITE c,
She had forgotten him now forgotten all a and THOMAS BROWHER. by Cargoes.
I else in the love of her husband and chil- e c. h. .,... ii"Y 1. and by virtue of a decree entered Paints
.
F..t
dren ; but I, sitting alone by the hearth, '.\ 0 _...:"'.It...; \! h. \ .:.' -', UNDER Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial Office on Second Street. vie
! often 'think of him, and in the firelight I Ginger. : M-iii: sometimes see his face as I saw it on that many of the I.et I ntcduine. Known ate here com- Nassau, Florida, for the enforcement of a r./1 Hardware, h.t
bined;intoar > "ci-ie or FIH'li vlr.:c f day in the garden when we parted for the certain lien for labor done and performed
powers as to in iuci'icr! ] <'atl': -.tli; >oJ Purifier&the \ e
; last time.-The Argosy. Best Health: and StLrs':; 'Ji r.cs:crcr:! Ever:: Used.It I upon a certain saw-mill situated in said HOUSE-FURNISHING GOODS WillovrWare.PffasuLmuUuLmnil, e er

cures Pv'wii, 'icunt-ttXr.i, )le!,1es<;ness, County, situated as hereinafter described, =
I THE FARMER'S Doa.-The Farmer's Review- diseases oft.c, >-:. nui.ii, Jmv: I U, Llm.s; ,Liver, and known as the Tolu or Eager Mill-said
'
; gives four reasons why the regular shepherd Kid.icy, and :i 11-<..n. dog should be called the "farmer's If ylut( ate UM : 11:1 u'y"i h Consumption or and Simon M -
against Benjamin Eager, Temple, ,
' dog :" ((1)), because if properly trained a any. disease, the, t ..:, C t., ;by. It lvt.l\ i'urely S. B. Hubbard, Alonzo B. Noyes, Wm. Law- We invite your attention to our O t IiIIII ,i iftv
h fp J. "icmV"it: is far Bitters
on. superior to ,
worth and ,
shepherd is three men at driving 3
.. William Johnson M. M. White and P
tey, ,
Lssencesof( .11 -r : :i.lo''i! "r Tunics, as builds
herding cattle, sheep, hogs, or poultry ; upthesv<:teni \\.t'i'l nt i'toxicntin'j. 5 c. andi Thomas Browher-I will sell in front of the 1 Glassware W i
((2)), they are vigilant guardians of their master ,, Crockery ,
sizes,ata1d.: t'ci inr'us: r "'ic '.eir-n'>ewithoutsigintnrcofl Court-Honse in the City of Fernandina, in
's property, always watchful night and i i' >i c:lo'. ( ,>.,N V. *::'-
ds(3); ( ), they are kind to children, know LAIWS-SAVKV; ri isrxiNS, :!:POU.AU SIZE.ESPECIALLY February, 1883, being the 5th of said month, I and offer our Goods in these lines as low as ri ;: 1 1 ; ;: P-
'
who treats them well ; and ((4)), they are excellent >>'Z? the mill known as the Eager Mill, situated I S

ratters and will generally make theirmaster's and being in Sec. 19, T. 1, S. 24 E., Nassau ; the lowest. Chamber Toilet Sets of

residence premises for all vermin.an unhealthy; place of SOUTH fT ,1'HE! County, Florida, together with buildings, very latest designs; beautiful Tea Sets,
machinery, equipments, boilers, engines,
The. Scotch collies, or shepherds, have Improved tOTTOX, ', etc., used in said Tolu or Eager Mill, situ- Dinner Sets, Lamps, etc., etc.; Tin
been purely bred for so many years to a useful YI ,,, GKAIN, GKA8SES, ated aforesaid said to satisfy Building Material !
as on -
:VEGETABLES.OTearethelarp. premises ; all colors WoodenWare -
standard that it is just as natural for themto Chamber Sets ;
said
decree as aforesaid. Terms cash,
drive and herd stocks as it is for a bull- cst farmers,eeed purchaser paying for title: of all kinds; and Housekeeping I'
dog to take hold of its adversary and hang growers and eted JOHN A. ELLERMANN,
with its, usual tenacity. It is no great trou- Utensils generally.
7 Special Master. BRICK, LIME, HAIR,
ble to break a collie ; it only requires patience Fernandina, Fla., January 4, 1883.
It. is FRED 'v. HOYT & CO.
necessary that they should be any PLASTER, CEMENT,
workejl regularly, more especially when OF FLORIDA, )
or in the absence of the master STATE
young: they OF NASSAU.To J SHINGLES, p
will take it upon themselves to work on James O'Boyle-You are hereby notified -

their own account. The writer has knowna tyrL a bestGrainBGrass-Potatoes, lOcts.of that writ of attachment has been issued B. NOYES, DOORS, SASH, BLINDS. I
collie pup to work four or five hours at a' *"i i* i! i i !*"aiU"a' \'_' i3r' catalogue ] and attached to A .
time with flock Bulbs and Plants for house or garden, FREE against you your property (Successor to W. A. SANBORN),
a not
playing or loudly c t'ng Catalogue of Field, Garden, Flower and Tree satisfy the demand of twenty-five dollars. PAINTS, OILS, ETC.AT .,
barking, but he would take the sheep and EeedsandPlantaFJLEL. Sibley'sFarmers'Almanae. Now, unless shall before H. J. Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
you appear
them all in (prize on Southern Gardening,
re
small
put one bunch, carefully essays 1Q cents.
Baker, Esq., County Judge and ex-officio Jus- -
back lllL Xr& C0. Beadsmen GROCERIES PROVISIONS, SHIP STORES,
each old
who
putting: ewe thought ,
liocheeter, ,T and Chicago ULrEOqv'f tice of the Peace in and for said county, at
herself; privileged to go astray. After becoming his office at Fernandina, on the 12th day of CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS, HAY, GRAIN, FRED W. HOYT &: CO'S, l
satisfied with holding them, he March, A. D. 1883. at 10 o'clock in the fore-
would let a part of the flock go and hold Comer of Second and Centre Streets, near
noon,judgment will be rendered against you SECOND STREET, Near Centre.
the b lance. Steamboat Landing,
Then he would scatter the and sold to the debt.
property
your pay
whole few flock, only to bunch them againin fIIllsIM 1ksclpPaic6 go Dated this 12th day of January, 1883.J. FERNANDINA, FLORIDA.
a minutes. A. ELLERMANN.8td .
Accustom your pup to your particularwork Plaintiff. Owner and Agent for Schooner Silas C. ., "
be careful not to use harsh measures ; _: Evans. Special rates for :Merchandise in WM. B. C. DURYEE, ?

never kick or strike him. If he needs severe NOTICE. large quantities.

punishment give him a switching, but ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:' Agent for Hazard Manufacturing Compa- GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANT,
always be quite sure that he knows what TO Take notice that on the 13th day of ny's CHAMPION BARBED WIRE-the

the whipping is for. If once the will is Will be matt-'poi JTEEE to J883. ,February, 1883, I will apply to the Judge of best in the world. CENTRE ST., NEAR R. R. DEPOT, I
broken the dog will always be afraid to do tomersof iafityear without ordering- It Contains the Circuit Court in and for.the Fourth Judicial Agent for B.AVERY'S CELEBRATEDPLO
your bidding, for fear of punishment. A1-. descriptions about 175 pages, .600 illustrations, prices, accurate Circuit of Florida, at Jacksonville, for a \VS. FERNANDINA, FLA; .
ways roward his obedience with and valuable directions for planting for BANK OF JACKSON- 4
a kindly Local
varieties of V ble and Flower Seeds license to manage, take charge of and con- Agent
bat or two, or a bit of food. They like to Plants, Fruit Trees, "- Invaluable to all, eepedr trol my property,and to become a free dealerin VILLE. 33 Hay, Corn, Oats
to
rally Market
caressed and petted and in return all Gardeners. Send for it I
are ,
according to'the statute in
M. FERRY & CO. DETROIT every respect
MIOH.VICK'S
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attention to your wishes and ready to do such case made and provided.MRS. i
anything they understand you to want. Ifa : E. MYERS. S
farmer keeps a dogs for no useful purpose FLORAL GUIDE Fernandina, Fla., January 12, 1883. 84tPATENTS' DR. CLARK JOHNSON'SINDIAN .
whatever, he will find a shepherd dog to be 1883 is an Elegant Book of 150
an ornament to his place, as a more beautiful FOR Colored Plates of Flowers pages,
and Vegetables obtained for new inventions
member of his species does not exist. and more than 1,000 Illustrations of or for improvements in old BLOOD SYRUJ

the choicest Flowers, Plants and Vegetables, ones. Caveats, Infringements, TradeMarksand
WHAT is GLUCOSE?-It is a highly indigestible and Directions for growing. It is handsome all patent business promptly attendedto.
sweet gum, natural in a few sub- enough for the Centre Table or a Holiday INVENTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN
stances, but usually made, as seen in the Present. Send on your name and post-office: REJECTED may still, in most cases, be pat- Cures all diseases of the Stomach, Liver, Bowels, j

markets! by the action of chemicals on certain address, with 10 cents, and I will send youa ented by us. Being opposite the U. S. Pat- Kidneys, Skin and Blood. MILLIONS testify' to its
substances. In a semi-liquid state it is copy, postage paid. This is not a quarter ent Office, and engaged in PATENT BUSI-
generally called glucose. but when evaporated of its cost. It is printed in both Englishand NESS EXCLUSIVELY, we can secure pat efficacy in healing the above named diseases, and

to dryness it is called grape sugar." German. If you afterwards order seeds ents in less time than those who are remote .pronounce it to be the Best Remedy Known to Man.
The great unpopularity of glucose as an ar- deduct the 10 cents. Vick's Seeds are the from Washington.When .
ticle of diet has of late led many who han- best in the world. The Floral Guide will Inventors send model or sketch, .
dle it into calling it bv a new namedex- tell how to get and grow them. we make search in the Patent Office, and -v GUARANTEED TO CURE DYSPEPSIA.
trose." Dextrose and glucose are one and Vick's Flower and Vegetable Garden, 175 advise as to its patentability free of charge. .
the same thing. The American Agriculturistsays pages,6 Colored Plates, 500 Engravings. For Correspondence confidential; fees reason- Trade Mark.Laboratory.
: "It may be made of saw-dust, con 50 cents in paper covers; $1 in elegant cloth. able; and NO CHARGE UNLESS PAT- 1 AGENTS -W-ANTED-eJa
ton, old rags, or other forms of vegetable In German or English. ENT IS OBTAINED.We .
fibre, but starch is the material generallyused Vick's Illustrated Monthly Magazine, 32 refer by permission to the City Post- h-
in its manufacture. When starch is pages, a Colored Plate in every number and master, and to the Superintendent of. the 77 West Third St., New York City. Druggists sell it.

I boiled for several hours in a weak sulphuric many fine Engravings. Price $1.25 a year; Post-Office Money Order Division in Wash .
acid (oil of vitriol) it is converted into glu- five copies for $5. Specimen numbers sent ington. For special references, circular,service CEDARTOWN, GA., June 20th, 1881. -':
\ cose or grape sugar,,while the acid remains for 10 cents; three tnal copies for 55 cents. terms, etc., addressC. Dr. Clark Johnson:-My children were sick with Fever, and a short trial of yonr
unchanged, and is removed by adding some JAMES VICK, A. SNOW & CO., Indian Blood Syrup completely cured them. .

form of carbonate-of lime to. neutralize it. 5 Rochester, N. Y. 2-tf Opp.Patent Office.Washington, DC. 46 RUDJE CANTREL., .


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.1,) THE FLORIDA MIKROR.I Ira bale of cotton of- 450 pounds brings at ANOTHER RIVER AND HARBOR passing through the Strait of Florida. Avoid- THE FLORIDA CANAL.

1 market price $51.74'ill Liverpool, the same BILL.It ance of the destructive teeth of the coral

1 ::: p .. bale should bring that sum in New York will be seen by the subjoined dispatch .reefs of the Strait, security of life, saving of EXTRACT FROM THE SPEECH OF W. H. QLEASOX
; SATURDAY FEBRUARY 10 1885. distance-which means time, and that ismoney
BEFORE THE .
less for and the that there LEGISLATURE.It
$3
freight expenses across will be a River and Harbor Bill -of insurance premiums on vessels

r fI f\I .' :; QUARANTINE REGULATIONS. ocean, making the New York price $48.74 as after all. Under the terms of the policy and cargoes, promotion of commerce, development advocated has been the asserted by parties of who have
necessity a
the equivalent of the Liverpool price. But said to be adopted harbor I. of resources of the Gulf country-and ship canal
C'; :i' We have heard some complaint recently our own oughtto probable dividends-are sufficient reasons across the peninsula of Florida that the
\ the Northern buyer does not pay $48.74 in receive a sufficient amount to carry on completion of the Panama or Nicara<*
,
t" .ti1 of quarantine charges at this port being exacted to cause the canal. It will be-is bound to ua
the home market $45.72 being $2.90 the work with While canals:: would necessitate a ship canal across
.but
Jo; upon vessels with a clean bill of health .convenient despatch. be, at no remote period. And when it is, the peninsula and that the
per bale less, which represents the deduction the American market for lumber is de- the wonder will be that it was not an earlier i.:' I from foreign ports. fact m through Panama or Nicaragua canals
in
the
of the Suez
as case Canal.
in price for the ties, bagging, etc. pressed,,the foreign market must be good, destined to Europe and our
Atlantic
, ;;.., The point of the criticism was upon the Our columns being crowded by legislative
1' t ; requiring fumigation when it is claimed So that in fact while the English spinner judging from the fleet of vessels for foreign proceedings, we have briefspace for the treatment .seaports, would pass through the Florida
canal if
: .; that the season of the year and condition pays a certain price for only the actual ports loading at Pensacola. With the same of any subject and can only add that ship to any constructed one who, its investigates absurdity is this apparent -

of cotton in the bale exclusive of of we find in our rare book articles discussing
pounds
depth water on our bar, no doubt, our subject. The Panama
i, i of the vessel indicated that no necessity for both the barge canal and canal distinctively or Nicaragua canal,
ship
, ''
. s .. which is its equivalent, inclusive of tare,andso ing for foreign ports : tion from the Mississippi to the Atlantic point of all vessels bound from Asia Australia -:
for too
J. : that the charges of$25 fumigation are the west coast of South
'. .,.;. or.\.. for the services rendered. in fact the ties and bagging are paid for The House Committee on Commerce has coast. The ship canal route across the peninsula the Pacific States to all America and
high European
: on neither side of the water. practically completed the river and harbor suggested was from the St. Johns to ports or
Atlantic States
'.' .' 'f Upon examination of the statute relative bill. The committee does not recommendthe the Suwanee, and so to the Gulf. our terminus own will be the eastern
Of course Messrs. Chace and Crapo knew of the canal.If .
;71'; :t to quarantine and boards of health, we find beginning of new works, but all recom- We may supplement the above by remark- canal
a ship was constructed
'. all this very well,but it was above the virtueof mendations are for to forward ing that the bill to charter the Florida Ship across the
r t !t' that section 20, chapter 170, McClellan'sDir money carry peninsula of Florida,
.' that class of men to forego the chance of improvements on which the Governmenthas Canal Company still hangs fire in the Leg- mouth of the Suwanee commencing at the
: gest provides"that vessel in quarantine river, or from another
: every
islature
though it asks little than the
already for instance more
assertion false im expended large sums, as, -
making a true cover a point, it would not be used
1\ t t which in the opinion of the port physician at the harbors of Baltimore, Savan- naked right of way from gulf to ocean-the leaving the termini of "the by vessels

'a} .". ;" shall require and receive fumigation or other pression. nah, Galveston and Oakland. With the privilege of doing the work if allowed to go or Nicaragua ship canals proposed' for Panama -

. ", :II'J t'j <: disinfection shall pay therefor to the board SIX DOLLARS A DAY. exception of the Mississippi improvements, to work. The State Legislature must grant that the terminus of each of,those the canals reason is
!. the amounts recommended do not exceed the right of way or the projectors cannot go
of the
..\ ... :twy of health a fee not exceeding five cents per The present Legislature seem to be regardless 30 per cent of the engineers' estimates. The before Congress, or even appeal to foreign Florida east ship western canal terminus and the of the proposed
Atlantic
: .w peninsula Florida and
j r ', '! i?:' "' used ; and if the master of any ship, has been voiced by the people and the press. $6,000,000 appropriation., exclusive. of the Mississippi river to hunted be quietly out and pigeon-holed acted on soon, but, or should it may be be also east of the terminus of the proposed,

\ i.1.t. boat or vessel shall refuse to pay such fees They may think it only one of those spas- "jammed" in the press of work during the ship canal across Panama and Nicaragua.
It is not
that
:l' --. the board of health detain said vessel closing of the session. The supposable vessels or steam-
may modic utterances which mean nothing, and THE SUGAR TARIFF. days barge ca- ships from those points will run out of their

f: ; war in quarantine until the same are paid, or that they are at liberty to vote themselves Both houses of Congress have spent the nal will doubtless be built sooner than the course from eight hundred to one thousand
1 : : ship canal, will cost much less, and will be
,r1f:f may sue for and recover the same from the $6 a day, and waste valuable time in unnecessarily last week on the Tariff Bill. The discussionin of vast benefit to the State.Floridian.THE miles for the purpose of patronizing the
i Florida ship canal; the idea is simply ridic-
of such vessel.
J } owner ship or protracting the session. Theyare
:'I. '... the Senate on the sugar tax is of special ulous and absurd. All South America even

"; ;1, (-i.' Section 25 of same chapter provides' that unwilling even to entertain the motionfor interest to Florida, which is, doubtless, des- FUTURE OF OCALA. the most western extremity of Peru and

' ; f i; said board of health as thus created shall fixing a time for adjournment, and their tined to become a large sugarproducingState. Little did the slaveholders and landlords : Ecuador, are east of the peninsula of Flor-

: ,, .rtf" have full power in regard to all matters pertaining expenses of$1,000 per day go on, and chil- The importation of last of Florida dream that a country, undis- ida.

" .' t to the public health and vital statistics dren's act sugar year turbed by the stirring events of commerce, Aspinwall, the proposed terminus of the
f k names are changed, or an passedto
F into this country was about two hundredand would eventually be the scene of vast com- Panama canal, is in 3 west longitude from

,:. ; t tf,, and is empowered to make such rules adopt them until it is likely the Legislature thirty millions of pounds from Brazil, mercial undertakings. The cultivation of Washington : Cape Hatteras is in 2 east

; l and regulations as they may deem necessary will earn the name of the Adoption one thousand millions from Cuba, one hun- the orange was then a thing of no impor- longitude, and New York is in 3 east longi-

.'t -' for its government, and the protection of Legislature. Sessions of a few hours for five dred and six tance. No orange grove, whose revenue tude. Vessels and steamers leaving Aspin-
millions from the Sandwich
r would wall and the ports of Central America,
amount to $100,000,000 luxuriated in
',<' ::;. the public health abatement of nuisances, days in the week, bills discussed, postponed,
r Islandsthetotalimportationbeingl,787,721253 ,- this Sicilian clime. Railroads had not made bound for any of the Atlantic forts of the

: etc. reconsidered and re-discussed, make up the pounds, Cuba, furnishing one-half of the their appearence in this land of pine, and United States, run to the east 0 Islandof

I h We think the intent of the law should be daily journals of the two houses. Certainly whole. The duties the voice of the speculator was confined to Cuba, and take the windward passage,
paid on sugar amountedto the Wall streets of distant cities. which is in 3 east longitude, which is on a
fr;; strictly borne in mind-the protection of the King Cot-
revision
need of Constitutional
there is
I ., .. a over forty-three millions of dollars, being ton held sway absolute and his servile line directly south of New York. In orderto

,: t.. community from contagious diseases. Commerce and in the light of the I last and present nearly one-fourth of the whole revenue agents dreamed away their existence in this run through the Florida ship canal from

: I 'f. r'': should not be incommoded by un- legislative experience we believe that annual from the tariff. The amount produced in vale of cashmere. The ruthless hand of any of the Central American ports, vessels

restriction or made to unreasonable man had not swept over this fair land of must pass to the westward of the Island of
: : necessary pay sessions of twenty days with restricted
per Louisiana last ;year was 125,000 tons. Arcadia and her innocent children dwelt in Cuba and as far west as 8 degrees of west

/h. or unnecessary charges. diem and mileage would bean improvementon The duty is now about two and a half security. But a change came over the spiritof longitude, and the westing is distance lost,

j f/, Fumigation of a vessel with a clean bill of our present system of biennial extrava- cents per pound. The Tariff Commission their dreams and they awoke to the con- and must be made back in easting, increas-

: health from whatsoever would ing the sailing distances 800 miles to all of
any port of time and make clusion that the hand of progress was fast
money. to the and
gance duty two
propose a quarter,
j ) seem unnecessary in the month of January making revolution which would completely the Atlantic ports south of Cape Hatteras,
: and the Senate adopted two cents as the change its fair which and over 1,000 miles to all ports north of
panorama upon
:: if upon inspection no sickness of a con- UTIlE TIMES-UNION. Hatteras. Neither will vessels from Havanaor
/
duty on ordinary and unrefined sugar. The they had feasted their eyes so long. At first,

:; tagious character is found on board of her. The first number of the Times-Union appeared consumption of sugar in the United States a few brave men undertook the cultiva- any of the West India Islands use the

; The charge of five cents per ton for simple the 4th inst. The Times- tion of the orange. Success seemed to crown Florida ship canal, as it takes them entirelyout
on Sunday, about
each
averages forty-five pounds to of their and increases:! the distance -
their labors, but the world heard little of course :
}' fumigation besides cost of materials used
Union gives the following declaration of its man, woman and child. their achievments. Gradually, transportation and time. The Florida reefs com-
:;; x would amount to a very onerous charge 75 miles to the westward of Havana
MC'
a mence
position : The revenue, it is supposed, will be reduced improved, and after a time the country
= T ;: a vessel of 1,000 tons 500 tons and terminate at Cape Florida, over 150
: upon or even Our attitude upon public questions has about ten millions by the reductionof commenced to improve under the gentle
.;1.",..' being over $50 in the one case and $25 in the been so often indicated that in again defin- hand of labor and capital. Then came the miles to the eastward of Havana. Vessels
this duty to two cents per pound. going from that place through the proposed
of railroads and
ing our position them it will be diffi- completion to-day new
; other, and well be complained of. upon
may cult to avoid using language that has already But for the necessity of providing for rev- South Florida is one of the grandest Statesin ship canal would save only 75 miles of the
;' It seems to us that the provisions of the reef and increase their sailing distance to
i.Hit been used several times. In National affairswe enue, no doubt the reduction would be still a glorious republic. Ocala, the objective ,
r.v laws we have referred to are very loose, and shall advocate civil service reform a reduction point for a large territory, is destined to bea any of the Atlantic ports north of Hatteras
but it is conceded
greater, on all hands thaton (GOO miles and double the time be-
Pt might be injudiciously carried out to the of the tariff to a revenue basis, a city of no little importance; and to-day,. present
lightening of the burden of internal revenue this one article of sugar a high duty increases nowhere in sunny Florida can you find a tween Havana and New York, as the speed
very serious detriment of the commerce of through the canal would be far less than
I The duties more delightful resort. Improvements of
taxes, rigid economy in every departmentof revenue. imposed on
;, any port. A limit should be given as to the the Government, liberal appropriationsin beef great importance are going on. Dwellingsof the ocean speed, and time would be lost inentering'iind
pork, grain, etc.. produce hardly any
: from the harbor at
; \j; period of the year, discriminating between aid of education in proportion to illiteracy beautiful architectural plans are being : departing
revenue, and are a.mere bait thrown to the erected, and stores and warehouses of large each end of the Florida ship canal, and
d of the machine wherever it
a smashing
July and January and a reasonable charge ,
the thirteen locks which
can be found, and the complete and perma- farmer give the illusiveidea of protectionto dimensions are being furnished. Hotels of passing through
M ;f for fumigation fixed upon, equivalent only nent overthrow of all sectional and war the agriculturist. the best accomodations already offer to will be required according to General Gill-

: to the actual trouble or risk involved. A issues.In the traveler an ass>ylum I of rest and comfort. more's'report. The commerce which will

::;+ quarantine charge of five cents per ton seems State politics we shall advocate the Churches and schools administer to the spirit-I be benefited by a ship canal ..across Floridais I
lodging and retaining of in the hands THE Ocala Banner-Lacon, Putnam County ual and literary tastes,andasociety ranking confined to the Mississippi and the Gulf
a large one to impose in ordinary cases. power At the time four-fifths of
;. .j : of those best capable of appreciating its re- Journal and Orlando Reporter comprise the with the most refined is proverbial of Ocala. ports. present
i All restrictions upon commerce injurious, The court-house will soon be adorned the commerce which passes through the
: sponsibilities and who have most to lose by square
three
largest single-sheet in the State
papers Straits of Florida out of the Mississippi -
{"' and should be only imposed in case of misgovernment. As between the two par- with a beautiful temple of justice and an comes
.
and their mechanical excellence and well- river. This commerce can be better
artesian fountain will sparkle its crystal
;: .J necessity. ties we shall probably work with the Demo-
,;' crats, and to that extent the TimesUnionwill filled columns evince the prosperity of the spray among the foliage. The population is accommodated and served by a steamboatand

: Both in rapidly increasing, and ere another winter, barge canal connecting the Mississippiwith
Democratic
be a three counties in which
newspaper. prosperous they are
t 3; ,.i' ,? THE TRUTH, BUT NOT ALL THE I the South and in the North we have been located. our beautiful city of :Marion county will be the Atlantic Ocean, and utilizing the

t,. } .; ;.1. TR UTII. personal witnesses of the evils that come blest with several thousand good and pros- natural inland waters lying adjacent and
with the Gulf coast. That
I The situation of Ocala is running parallel
In a discussion the rate of to be from placing the complicated machinery of THE perous poople.
1 on duty government in the hands of ignorant men CONVICTS. one of grand and peculiar natural beauty, freight can be carried, per mile, cheaper by

': \, .:' put upon cotton ties the following colloquy who cannot possibly understand the signifi- The report of Adjutant-General Yonge and with that happy combination of art, barges towed by steam tugs than any other

t :. took place recently in Congress: cance of the suffrage; and made up as the shows that the number convicts sentencedin will at no distant day be the pride of a fast manner, has been fully Ohio demonstrated within the upon last
the and the
; State. Two railroads afford Mississippi
j : of, Mr. Chace said that the cotton spinners of Republican party of the South is, in its 1881 was 107, of whom 93 were colored growing of already and othersare three years. Lines of barges have been established -
rank and file should esteem its means rapid transportation
J '1 the United States bought bout1,200,000bales the bitterest, we misfortune that could suprem- and 14 white; in 1882, the number was 61, to push their course in this direction. from St. Louis, St. Paul, Peoria,
over-
per annum. They paid for it the market price, acy take a State. of whom 51 were colored and 10 white. The lands adjacent to Ocala are among the Pittsburgh and Kansas City to New Orleans.
:1 and they paid for the hoops as cotton. Gen- The cost ton by the barge system from
best in the South for and vegetables.The per
time believe in clean
tlemen of the South At the same we po- During the two years the whole number of oranges distance of
for
bought hoops 3i forall climatic advantages are certainly to be St. Louis to New Orleans, a 1,250
litical methods and fair the
f cents a pound, and sold them to the North shall play even both convicts serving was 289, of whom 121 were appreciated and the topography of the coun- miles, is seventeen and one-half cents.
and
: as cotton for 7 cents a pound advance. [ humblest ; we urge upon The of the mouth of the
:1 Applause State and Nation the solemn duty of extending sentenced in previous years. For the hire try convinces us that no local sickness disturbs improvement

t' on the Republican side.] the benign influences of educationto of these convicts there was paid into the our city. A system of flowing wells Mississippi river has not obviated the neces-
Mr. King, of Louisiana-The gentleman and sity of towing vessels in and out of the river
will the finest
L4 is in error. them all all its ignorant the children, and of casting law. over State Treasury, for the year 1881, $2.745, and refreshing.give to us A dream of the water future cooling of Ocala from its mouth to New Orleans, a distanceof

it } Mr. Chace-That amounts to $840,000 that Other features equal of protection State policy which we in 1882, $3,960. As showing the successful would con vince the practical that brilliant 125 miles. It costs more per ton for tow-

I i goes into your pockets from our pockets. shall advocate are cutting off all sinecure operation of the acts of the Legislature of future awaits this magical city. Collegesand ing vessels in and out of the Mississippiriver
Mr. Aiken-That assertion is erroneous. from its mouth to New Orleans, thanit
seminaries will afford of
offices ; strict economy so as to render possi- 1877, authorizing the hiring of convicts sen- ample means a
The price is fixed in England. finished education, and manufactories, al- costs by the barge system from St. Paul to
material reduction of taxes and
t Mr. McKinley do not care what they ble a which shall invite; immi-a tenced to the penitentiary, the following ready on foot, will give employment tothousand New Orleans. Previous to the improve-

II do in Eb land. The gentleman from Rhode progressive from policy comparative figures are highly satisfactory : ::!.-Banner-La eon. ments at the mouth of the Mississippi river,
Island, who is a practical manufacturer, del grants every quarter.In the cost per ton for towing vessels in and
the conduct of municipal affairs we In 1876 the maintenance of the penitentiarycost
clares on.the floor that cotton ties for which REMEDYING A MISCHIEF. out of New Orleans was from $1.40 to $1.50
t,l you pay 3i cents a pound you charge him hold that politics and political' diversions the State $20,646'; in 1882 the hire of per ton. The cost has now been reduced to

t'' from 10 to 11 cents for. have no place; but we shall be governed in convicts paid into the Treasury 3,960 ; clear The bill which passed the Assembly last $1 per ton. The city of New Orleans and
attitude toward them by the considerationswe week for the relief of the counties which
Mr. Aiken-He what is not so. Applause the railroads terminating at that point,fully
i
says gain to the State under the
hands present system,
mentioned the
in the have as to proper contracted debts to aid in building the roads under which
galleries.] realize the disadvantage they
I' for the of life and $24,606. Thus crime is made to the internal act of 1855 has I
'i Mr. Crapo, of Massachusetts-The bale of lodgment power over pay back. contemplated by labor in consequence of the great cost in

'4 cotton is put on the scales, and it is weighed, property.Our much of the cost to the State of administering in it the principle of equity simply. The i towing vessels in and out of that port. A

:,t cotton and iron hoops and all, and on that warfare upon crimes of violence will the laws against it.-Floridian. counties interested involved themselves in petition has been presented to the New Orleans
be carried with unrelenting vigor and debt the faith of the of that
on ; upon provisions
'
i' total the it to endorse
gross weight we pay 10 or 11 cents city council, requesting a
i' we shall use every atom of our influence act, and the present legislation is an attemptto
per pound. [Applause on the Republican bill which will be presented to Congress,
side.] against the barbarous practice of resortingto NEARLY SIXTY YEARS AGO. undo the mischiefs caused thereby as far asking for an appropriation of $750,000 for
: .
.1 pistol, or shot-gun, or knife, or bludgeonto as possible, which the counties themselveswere
.I We possess a rare book, doubtless the the construction of a canal from the Missis-
:. If the statements made by Mr. Chace, of redress private grievances. powerless to arrest. The bill is now
only in existence, being a volume of sippi river to Lake Bourgne. This measureis
.,;. Rhode Island, and Mr. Crapo, of Massachusetts Finally, and before all, the Times-Union the files copy of the Pensacola Gazette for the years before the Senate. Its passage by that body endorsed and approved by all of the rail-
true there would be clear will work with might and main for all and in will work no injury, to any portion of the
were a I 1824., 1825, 1826 1827, and this we find road companies entering New Orleans. The
:t gain to the cotton planter in using the iron things that conduce to the growth, develop-- I much information .as.to the great Florida State, while it will tend to give relief where object of this canal is to make a freight depot -
ment, and prosperity of the State of Florida the existence of the debt acts as a serious
boom"
q; tie and the heavier the tie and the of Canal of nearly sixty years ago, not at Ship Island, for the accommodationof
condition
The drawback The of
to
? I' e.. more and the city of Jacksonville. merely among the scanty population of the prosperity. proceeds I New Orleans and the trans-shipment of
? them the better. The statements of both of things just now is one in which differ- then recently acquired territory of Florida, the lands set apart for this purpose only are I freight from barges to ocean vessels. This,

I f sides, however paradoxical it may appear, ences of opinion or sentiment are of slight but was sustained by the manifest interest of to be used, the lands remaining under the however, does not obviate the necessity of a
consequence provided we all pull togetherfor control of the trustees and sold only to actual -:.
*
the of the Union at
people large, and fosteredby canal across Florida. The proposed canal
were literally true. The mills at the North
the And in work settlers at the usual schedule prices.-
t common good. any the approving consideration of Congressthe from Lake Bourgne to the Mississippi riveris
,r. do buy their cotton at the gross weight at so that tends to secure for Florida her proper Nineteenth Congress-which contem- Floridian. only one of the links to the proposed

:, much per pound, ties, bagging and all. In place among the commonwealths' of the plated making the canal a national work, STATE INSANE ASYLUM. barge canal from the Mississippi river to the
.
". J England, on the other hand, a deduction of Union we shall be found no laggards. and the Federal Government sent out a Atlantic Ocean. The distance from New
that the
strong commission of officers of its engineer Adjutant-General Yonge reports Orleans to Jacksonville or Fernandina by
1 6 per cent is made for tare,which is intended THE Orlando Reporter comes to us very total number of patients in the Asylum January -
whose
arrival hundred
corps to survey a route, in the the proposed barge canal is six
Itt. lo cover the weight of the cotton, bagging handsomely printed and expanded to nine- Territory to begin work is duly chronicled.Our 1, 1882. was 169; total number January miles, and the river barges that are now

# and ties, so that on all the cotton shipped column pages. There b probably no interior rare book in its pages of 1825 and 1826 1, 1883, 128. During the year 1881 died there used upon the Mississippi river and its tributaries -
38 admitted 31 8 and
were discharged, ,
'y abroad the planter sustains a total loss of better able sustain contains Congressional proceedings on the i. would come direct to Jacksonville
community to, a good 4 escaped. During the year 1882 there were
subject, various official documents, a and Fernandina without breakingbulk,and
>,; the cost of the bagging and ties. The very 59 admitted 19 18 died and 4
discharged, es-
proportion than Orange county. They should be:
paper lengthy letter from Edward Everett under at a cost not exceeding 25 cents per ton,
:-A of cotton sold, abroad to that sold to proud of so excellent a representative.THE the caption "The Florida Canal," and reproduces caped. Of the total under treatment January thus saving to the producer $1 per ton more
.
.L 1 1883 36 white males 44 white females
: '.. ,home manufacturers is about two-thirds, so sundry articles from the leading were than could possibly be saved by a ship canal,
males and colored
Ii ,: : that even if it was true that the New England Sanford Journal is the new and better journals of the day,. ublished at Washington males.-Floridian., 27 colored 21 fe- as a ship canal across Florida would not ob-

.l'f ; name of the South Florida Journal. Sanfordis and elsewhere, discussing the matter; viate the necessity of towing vessels from
i factories paid for the ties and bagging and the necessity and the feasibility of the i the mouth of the Mississippi to New Or-
to have its own TALLAHASSEE AND THE AGRICULTURAL -.
quite important enough
*t., at the price per pound of cotton, still the undertaking seemed so obvious that surprise : leans.A .

+; : planters would be injured by the high price patronymic borne by so respectable and was expressed that the canal was not cut be- COLLEGE. barge and steamboat canal would be of

'\ of cotton ties occasioned by the tariff. valuable a journal of its progress and pros- fore, but that it would be ere long they were In another column will be found a no- far greater benefit to Florida than a ship

perity. free to predict. Yet nearly sixty years have tice from the Secretary of the Agricultural' canal, as it would pass through the entire

';.', But the statements made by Messrs. Chace passed and still there is no canal, though we College that the time has been extended in lengtli of the State from east to west,passing

:. and Crapo although true on their face, were THE Sumterville Times seems to have have not only inherited the interest of" the which bids for the location of said institu- through Pensacola, Apalachicola and St.

fathers," but fully recognize the importanceof tion be made. We in another Marks. Lumber sawed at the different
: !; 4 in fact evasive and deceptive. The price of shared in the spring growth of its orange- may print
the work-even if one good reason allegedhas column a thoughtful article on this subject mills upon streams flowing into the bays of
1, cotton in the Northern market is governed growing region, and has been expanded to ceased to exist-that is, the danger of from the Fernandina Mirror, which voices Pensacola, Choctawhatchee, St. Andrews

,:.: '. by the price abroad,less cost of shipmet. etc. an eight-page paper. ., capture by pirates which vessels incurred in I our views.-Floridian. and the Apalachicola river,would be loadedy.
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i upon barges direct and towed by steam tugsto Masonic. ;. Drags and 1ledicin. es.ESTABLISIIED SPRING -:
the Atlantic seaboard, and there discharged Regular communications of Amelia LodgeNo. 1883. SPRING 1883. ;

and put in vessels for the different 47, F. & A. M., for the year 1883: \ 1875.DRUGS .
Atlantic and foreign markets, or be taken to

New Orleans and up the Mississippi river. January February 22.19. July August 16.13. ; J. & S
T. KYDD
During the last year over fifty million feet I March 19. September 10.
of lumber have been taken across from Lake ,
i April 16. October 15. = =
Ponchartrain to New Orleans and shippedup z4
the Mississippi river, which was manu- May 21. November 12. AND. Corner of Centre and Third Streets.
June 18. December 10.
factured at different mills located upon Mis- .
sissippi Sound and Mobile Bay. The com- December 28. -ItMED1CIN: E M
At brethren M
7:30 fraternally =
m. Visiting
pletion of the barge canal would add at least p. 5 (

one manufactured West dollar and Middle to the into value Florida lumber of which every; it would pine is fit tree build to be in invited C.H. to BERG attend., Secretary.J. E. ,WANDELL, W. M, O H SPRING GOODS i Io \I- O O


up numerous towns and cities along its en- ; & ) t)
Nassau Chapter No. 23, R. A. M., holds its HORSEY CO.PHARMACISTS H '
tire length, and a large city at its Atlantic ,
convocations the Wednesday following -
regular on
terminus, where the freight would be discharged CO
from river steamers and barges to each regular communication of Ame- NOW IN STOCK AND '
steamships and vessels lands lia Lodge, at 7:30 o'clock sharp. W ym
ocean-going ; Transient invitedto 1HI 1= m
companions fraternally
be enhanced in value in of
would every part attend. W. F. SCOTT H. P. -
ARRIVING BY
EVERY STEAMER
the State, and more especially in West and W. A. JONES, Secretary. fift ,
the would imme-
Middle :Florida; country Centre Street,
diately settle up with a thrifty and energetic ry
population ; it would do for Florida all that Knights of Honor. :; FERNANDINA, FLORIDA, FOR ALL DEPARTMENTS. {

the Erie canal has done for the great State Weeapopka Lodge, No. 2535, K. of H., .
of New York ; it would restore trade to meets the first and third Tuesday nights in constantly on hand a fine assort-
Mobile Apalachicola and St. Marks, which every month, at 8 o'clock.G. KEEP of FRESH and PURE FOREIGN = SPW .
has been diverted from them by railroads N. SAUSSY, Dictator.W. and DOMESTIC a I SPECIAL OFFERINGF- ,,
running through Georgia and Carolinas; J. WOODWARD, Reporter. -vDrugs JOF <
it would be simply an elongation of the fc*
Mississippi river, making the mouth of that Legion of Honor. and Chemicals, -

river on the Atlantic sea-coast. Aside from Ponce de Leon Council, No. 922, A. L. of 3
this, a steamboat barge canal can be con- H., meets the second and fourth Friday iHomceopathic and Patent Medicines, r16 -NEW PRINTS-
structed at a far less expense than a ship nights in every month, at 8 o'clock. : \

canal. TIIEO. STARBUCK, Commander.W. Proprietary and Fancy Goods. llI \
As the Mississippi river is only navigablefor J. WOODWARD, Secretary. THISBUTTERICK'S W F E K b
steamers drawing six feet of water to St. .
Louis,and steamers of a less draught from FINE TOILET ARTICLES, -
do
EIGHTY-FIVE DOLLARS LosT.You not
St. Louis to St. Paul, a canal of a sufficient .* .
tell me that your husband is up and entirely BGO- ti
to admit steamers and barges of six PATTERNS.
capacity PERFUMERY SOAPS ETC.
cured by so simple a medicine as Parker'sGinger ft
feet draught would be sufficient to accom- !
Tonic?" Yes indeed 1 do said
,
,
modate river.the commerce Steamers of of eight the feet upper draft Mississippi even- Mrs. Benjamin to her neighbor," and after i. IN GREAT VARIETY. O Order from ns and SAVE TIME, TROUBLE, and EXPENSE. The j

ascend Mississippi as far as Memphis.The i we had lost eighty-five dollars: in doctor's : O Spring Fashion Catalogue will be ready for distribution about t,
bills and Now husband .
upper Mississippi will doubtless be improved prescriptions." my o February 20th. (flSPRING
feels as well as ever. JSS* Physicians' Prescriptions
and made navigable from St. Louisto j SJ: The large Metropolitan Book of Spring and Summer
St. Paul for steamers and barges drawingfive carefully compounded with pure O
Fashions be at Store. I
can seen our
feet of water, and from St. Louis to New New Advertisements. Drugs, at reasonable prices. O
0
Orleans for steamers drawing nine feet, con- .

sequently a canal and inland navigationfrom ; fe T. efc T. ::JI: :> 0
New Orleans to the Atlantic sea coast DR. J. D. PALMER. T. W. PALMER. 9

with a capacity for vessels and barges of nine Sew York Offiee 83 Walker Street } FEBSAIDD1 FLORIDA.
feet draft is all that is necessary; such a 1 PALMER: BRO'S, rn

j canal is practicable.A ..

A canal of this kind would be of far
J greater benefit to Florida and the North- -H 4 I ItPHAR1IACISTS : 1883. SPRING 1883.

: western States than a ship canal, as river wrrcyr
4 steamers and barges would run direct from ROYAL
St. Paul and the tributaries of the Mississippi ISW.'th F. W. MUMBY. J. N. C. STOCKTON. R. D. KNIGHT.
nr a -ti 1 I I 1 I I 1 I I : a
J river to the Atlantic seaboard, and at i-, I
! no distant day the different inland waters ItpowR .. MUMBY, STOCKTON & KNIGHT. "4
running parallel with the Atlantic coast .
Centre Street, near Depot, IMPORTERS.:
from the mouth of the St. Johns river to New
York will be improved and connected by a The largest stock at wholesale and retail in the Southern States.
system of canals so that river steamers and FERNANDINA, FLORIDA.

barges will run direct from Minneapolis, .. CROCKERY, CHINA AND GLASS-WARE. .
Bismarck Kansas Cincinnati and other
,
City Lamps, Chandeliers and Gcneral Kerosene Fixtures, House-Furnishing Goods,Wood and I
cities the Mississippi river and its t
upon \ WillowWare, Stone and Tin-Ware, Bird Cages, etc.
tributaries to the different Atlantic ports.A ABSOLUTELY PURE
portion of this work is already completed, o, JI&r SOLE STATE AGENTS FOR THE MONITOR OIL STOVES.-

the Albemarle and Chesapeake, the Dismal : DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED Dinner Sets, $15 to $75; Tea Sets, $4 to $35; Chamber Sets, $3 25 to $25; Parlor Lamps, .
Swamp, the Delaware, Chesapeake, Hudson .. $1 25 to $15; Library Lamps$3 75 to $9; Hall Lamps, $1 50 to $8. Table Cutlery, Plated
.
and Delaware canals are only a part of these Ware, Tea Trays, Coffee Urns, Pots,etc. Special inducements to the trade; also to Hotels, ;
great connecting links. It requires less than DRUGS AND CHEMICALS Restaurants, Bars, etc. MUMBY, STOCKTON & KNIGHT, "
100 miles of canals and dredging to completean KIr4G 43 No. 13 West Bay Street, JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
inland water communication from the o.
mouth of the St. Johns river to Norfolk,

Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York. Standard Patent Medicines S. B. HUBBARD & CO. #
avoiding the dangers of Cape Hatteras, and ,
reducing the cost of insurance and loss of .
life. The following is an extract from the JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA
prospectus of the Atlantic & Gulf Transit -r JFancy TOILET Article |-
) ALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN
Canal Company, a corporation organized WHOLE
under the laws of Louisiana, Alabama and Hardware, Stoves, Doors, Sash, Blinds, Paints, Oils, .
Florida, for the purpose of constructing a Absolutely Pure. 1 .M1
steamboat and barge canal from the Missis- : PERFUMERY, $ r PUMPS, LEAD AND IRON PIPE, SUGAR MILLS, RUBBER AND LEATHER ,,

sippi river to the Atlantic seaboard. This THIS POWDER never varies. A marvel .. BELTING, STEAM AND GAS FITTING, PLUMBING AND TINSHTHING.HAZARD'S .
corporation has completed its purity, strength and wholesomeness.More .
surveys, plans I/UBITST'S EXTRACTS
etc.
BARBED
POWDER FENCE WIRE.
ySf 42-tjanl ,
ana profiles from the Mississippi river to economical than the ordinary kinds, F
Jacksonville and Fernandina, and has se- and cannot be sold in competition with the .

cured the right of way over a great portion : multitude of low test,short weight, alum or River and Ocean Steamboats.MALLORY'S / g
of the route. phosphate powders. Sold only in cans. _TpSS*Especialand careful attention paidto I

The Mississippi river and its vast tribu- ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO.,
Physicians' Prescriptions by
I
38 106 Wall Street, New York. ,
taries afford steamboat navigation for an
aggregate distance of 20,000 miles, and the an experienced Druggist.JjiIf" STEAMSHIP LINE !
other rivers of the Gulf States flowing into NEW HOUSE OPEN.
MR. RABB, the Manager, will sleep
the Gulf Mexico, east of the Mississippiriver

5,000 miles. This vat system of mag- HOTEL over the store, and will respond to all callsat .
nificent rivers permeates all portions of the TOURIST .
Mississippi Valley and Gulf States like a net- FERNANDINA, FT,A., night 51 FLORIDA AND NEW YORK. "
work, affording the most complete water
facilities for internal commerce and for the is now open to the public. New and neatly Real Estate. 413L'Y
transportation of the surplus products to the furnished, located in the most delightfulpart .
Gulf of Mexico at the cheapest rates of of the island. Large and sunny rooms.A .
freight possible. All of these rivers act as so good home for parties wishing to stop a THE FLORIDA ". iYS- '-2--ii i f'x #'L.=1 -_

many feeders to the company's landlockedwater few weeks or months in the South. -f.-? I _, __ _z s
navigation and canal. The different Terms-$2'per day; $8 to $10 per week. IMPROVEMENT COMPANY.
lines of said roads running west of the Mississippi W. W. CLAY, Manager.The TOWN ,
river and North and South,connect- i r =- .
ing with the Ohio river and the Gulf of 11 ,.
Mexico constitute splendid Strathmore Hotel,
so many additional feedersto
this canal route. The Illinois Central on the finest beach in the world, will be Fernandina, ,
Railroad open every fine day for the accommodationof sue
terminating at Cairo at the mouthof
the Ohio river, is one of its most impor- beach parties, under- the same manage- Towns on R. R. Line .

tant feeders, as the navigation of the Missis- .ment. 10 And Cedar Key.
sippi river below that point is seldom obstructed -

bv ice, and grain is brought from IMPORTANT .
Northern Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin over !

this road during' the winter season, and '

shipped down the Mississippi river in bargesto TO ORIGINAL OWNERS OF LANDS SOLD Offers to Lessees and Purchasers a large "

this New land-locked Orleans.water Upon communication the completion from of FOB THE NONPAYMENT OF DIEECTTAXES number of the most eligible and desirable -THE FINE STEAMSHIPS :-- ; -.'"

New Orleans to the Atlantic coast barges will IN 1863, 1864, AND 1865.
be towed direct from New Orleans to Jack- Lots, suitable for Business Purposes, or for CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, 1,080 TONS.

sonville or Fernandina, and there trans. CORRESPONDENCE is invited by the TEXAS '' .. '
OF 1,543 TONS.
ferred to ocean steamers. persons(or their City or Suburban Residence, f- :, ." STAlTE
legal representatives) who, at the time such r- dA-RONDELET, 1,508 TONS.
sales of real estate were made, were the orig- i* : .
inal owners thereof. In most instances these UPON ,EASY TERMS. ; WESTERN TEXAS, ,,1.210 TONS.
In the Circuit Court Fourth Ju- sales realized more than the tax upon them, ,' .. .
dicial Circuit of Florida, Nassau and the surplus so realized amounted to
d
Liberal Discounts Values allowed to
County. nearly $200.000. Efforts are being madeto on
have this large sum returned to the ori -
SAMUEL B. HUBBARD & Co.] inal owners of the property from which -it parties engaged in manufacturing or indus- ONLY DIRECT LINE TO NEW YORK. :;\:

vs. was received, and those interested should .Jj}).'
BEi J. EAGER &CHARLES R. rial enterprises, who will erect on the prop- !
take action at once if they desire to recover -
MURRAY, partners as EAGER the balance due them. Business in-
& MURRAY, SIMON TEMPLE, trusted to the undersigned will be promptlyand erty purchased substantial improvementsfor

et at satisfactorily attended to. Reference- residence: or in which to conduct their of the above STEAMERS will sail from FERNANDINA FOR NEW YORK '
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', t THE REQUISITES FOR HEALTHY position, and will prevent and if possible in pieces. I Board of Health may find a field of useful- and offensive. This objection becomes

i SLEEP. aid in disposing of all impurities. FLAX, HEMP AND JUTE. ness here, and distinguish themselves againas more serious as the people the
using them
During sleep the body by breathing and Flax, hemp and used to consid- done before." are
state of jute are a they have generally of the class
t Sleep may be defined to be "that throw- poorer and live in
insensible
perspiration, is constantly ,erable extent alone and
as a "topping" habitations
sensation more or less
of
the in which functions MOSS. open to the
body weather
off worn-out and effete matter. Now mixed
ing with short hair. When used with and of
,, and volition are suspended while the vital This material is in market as Spanishmoss many whom are unable to keep their
; to receive this directly back into the body is hair the whole becomes
thing as objectionable beds dry. All of these
functions retain their usual activity. do black moss, Southern moss, New Or- materials readily
the double
compelling system to work to as hog's hair" can make it and ren- break
This
+ !r Healthy or natural sleep usually comes on say nothing of the injurious effect of the ders the mattress unfit for a bed. Used leans moss, Florida moss, curled hair, curled I up. is, however not a serious
: lassitude separately objection, as the material is
muscular
with a peculiar sense of hair etc. etc. It is manufacturedfrom plentiful and
and if added this is moss, ,
to the
and
poison on hair soft
1', ; person free from they make a be
I '. and desire of followed by a general may readily obtained.
repose, the Bromeliads generally. It is the
and
a decaying bed, is continually breathing pliable and excellent covering for coarser
,,, i: .. muscular relaxation. All voluntary action, its deleterious effluvia, is it any wonder lifeis mattress filling. For a common mattress skeleton of the Tillandsia Usneoides of the WATER AND AIR BEDS.

111 1 1 ', mental or physical, is completely suspended. a burden and its length shortened t The indication they are preferable to cotton having a longer same class as the Ananassa Sativa (the pine- The hydrostatic bed is made of a sack of

:: In a healthy sleep man approaches more here is, never to sleep on a bed ofdecaying fibre. Linen for bed-covering is most apple.) It grows on trees in the Southern rubber cloth filled with water. It can easily

y s nearly to the animal than in any other con- material ; better sleep on the valuable, and is preferable to another ma- States and will be readily recognized as the be arranged so as to be filled with water of
the
hours when
ti dition. Daring waking ground or floor of the room. terial in- warm weather. long, flowing brown moss, which gives the any desired temperature, and an even temperature
I activities full force and the -
( voluntary are in trees such The
hoary brow.n
How the requirements for healthful sleep a appearance. maintained by a
:'t I .; :' '::1;: will has complete power, the muscles are complied with by community, the following FEATHERS. bark is rotted off in mud or water, when the These are expensive beds, but constant in hospitals flow.

,t j' t l!;( tense, the body active, the whole system ag- results of a careful and thorough ex- Feathers and down have been used for va- black thread-like skeleton appears and comes for certain surgical and pathological

,;' /- .. ;... gressive, and it can resist and oppose attacks amination of some of the principal materialsnow rious kinds of bedding and beds from time into market under the various names given are invaluable. cases

sl: .. tfi made by an outward force. All voluntary in use for making beds and mattresses, immemorial. They are considered a neces- above. This prepared skeleton is generally Pneumatic beds are of similar construction
1 ,' ,' motion, physical or mental, is outward. sity in cold climates. In northern latitudes curled and has It and
will more fully show.It a wiry, appearance. use, except the rubber sack is filled with
t., I" .1.' ,' The system can resist cold to a remarkable is not necessary to give an exact analysisof people literally bury themselves in feather is used quite extensively, and does very well air. This class of furniture as appliances

,: degree, and can endure a very warm temperature each article to show, general results. bedding. III the winters of temperate cli- for a short time if kept perfectly dry. Thisis for rest is almost exclusively used for
cushions -
l :ZR' while awake without injurious results. mates feather beds are considered difficult it absorb mois- and
to
Prominent characteristics are sufficient to ascertain indispensable quite as seems pillows. An air pillow is
... f/1/ : i.. It begins the day full of vigor and energy, whether a bed be desirable or not and pillows and bolsters made of feathers ture from the atmosphere. Dampness read- on account of its lightness to preferable -

i1j' ,' : ): expends its power during the passing hours, are used the entire year. Everyone ily rots it when it becomes offensive and every other variety. almost

Jfl. '. ., ), ) ana is exhausted at night, when sleep super- CLARE FIBRE. knows the luxury of good feather bed on a poisonous. It is not a strong fibre. It soon The greatest objection to both the air and

I'if.: venes. Clare fibre is made of the leaves of the cold winter's night. What of it on a hot wears out and breaks up. It is not easily water beds, pillows cushions etc.

..r., : With the body of a wide-awake man we long-leaved pine." The leaves are from summer's night, thermometer at 90? Not cleaned. As ordinarily shipped it loses from offensive odor of the rubber cloth is the

g: f t are familiar; our constant contact with humanity four to six inches in length. They are said only is its heat oppressive but its offensive one-fourth to one-third its weight in clean- becomes heated. when it

1: ,, r. I; makes us acquainted with all its to be chemically treated, by which process odors intolerable, and penetrate the entire ing, so as to be suitable for use. It is greatly

r. .. necessities and possibilities. We are not so all obnoxious material is removed and the house. Geese feathers are the best in mar- inferior to hair,and cannot make a first-class WOOL.

: ., familiar with the man asleep. The opportunities virtues of the pine retained. It is also ket. Duck and wild fowl feathers are of bed. Wool is a modified form of hair; both are.

i '4. for information are more limited, claimed that "it generates ozone" and about two-thirds of the value of geese feathers. NASSAU FIBRE. epidermic appendages and contain nearly

.t 4' "I and individuals are not in compelled contact will purify the air of the apartment. It Hen's feathers are least valuable, being Nassau fibre is made from several varietiesof the same constituents. Wool,being of a finer

; The requirements for healthy sleep are is ana has about one-fourth the valueof feathers. texture, and possessing the peculiar quality
: dyed a strong odor of the dye. geese palm. It is a white clean, tough fibre,
';'. '. not well known as those for the waking Downs of felting, has become an
as
v "It makes comfortable durable and elastic are of various qualities. Eider indispensable
a
from three to in In the
'
eight feet length.
: ; hours. Day and night well represent this mattress ; recommended by physicians for down is the best and may be regarded as a of all the resinous pro- article of clothing and bedding when manu-
cess preparation juices,
'I't: difference of knowledge. While the voluntary the factured. It is thoroughly cleansed from
hospital use and for rheumatic and fever luxury, price being eight dollars per and material saccharine matter all
,
:', : l j, activities are suspended the person is patients." pound. They possess the same character- gummy impurities, oils and all decaying and offen-
oils and all other substances that tend to
: ; :, k"1': '; completely helpless, being entirely) unconscious It is a new material and if there is any istics as feathers, and make very warm, soft decomposition, are completely removed. It sive material. When thus prepared it is
and the body makes no effort to re- ready for manufacture. Woolen
t : blankets
; : medicinal quality in a dried, dyed pine leaf bed-covering. I is almost a cellulose and in that re-
.". sist an attack of any kind or protect itself in : in a mattress it surely must be given off in An analysis of new feathers of the best I spact similar pure to cotton. It resists de- cannot be excelled as bed-covering in cold
:'fJr' If the attack be violent the I very climates and in winterin
manner. latitudes.
any such a diluted condition its to surprise even quality was recently made for the use of the the of substance warmer
longest
.' ."t mind soon regains control, but if insidious Hahnemann himself. But, aside from all Boston Scientific Association, with the following cav any vegetable ; Wool in various forms is also used for bed-
and when it does
is and the decay no poisonous exhalations In the form
ding.
: resistance made of
gradual no result chemically
; r 1'' or these claims, it makes a very good mattress. : "They contained an averageof are given off as it contains no ni- prepared
:' t system quietly yields to its surrounding cir- 2i per cent. of animal matteror dandruff. felt it makes most excellent mattresses. In
!
.. trogen. It is tough, and will fora
very wear this
when
form
OR SHUCKS. or
cumstances. CORN HUSKS Heat or steam cannot remove the natural thoroughly cleansed of
of time. It does not break
'"f L: Sleep must come when the nervous power These, properly prepared make very excellent gum from feathers and so long as it remains like great Excelsior length and straw but up be all decaying animal matter, it becomes a
moss
;': of the person is exhausted. It will then cheap mattresses. They are short they are unfit for use. may most valuable article for the protection of

'it." ,a:' control the body and'compel rest under all and coarse, but with a topping of Nassau The softest bed is a bed of down. It is renovated The many times, and of become its semielasticfibre as goodas human life.
new. great length
: circumstances. Persons will sleep during a fibre make a very acceptable bed ; in fact, seductive but no man or woman ever saidit it GENERAL REMARKS.
to Its
adapts especially mattresses.
,' ,,::k raging battle exposed to violent storms in the best bed made for the price. Husks may was a .thoroughly restful bed. You get cleanliness durability, length of fibre and The general advantages and objections to

.. I.,,:' ; extreme cold, or in any or all conditions also be topped with jute or hemp and flax- tired on it, before you get rested from labor. sweetness are incomparable. It is, each of the above articles have been specific-

,'- when the energy of the system is spent. tow, and make good beds. Cotton is used It gathers up poisons and holds them, to be tionably, the best material known unques-taking ally named simply in reference to making

lr. :: They care not for their surroundings; vitality but it mats too readily. Hog's hair and given off to healthy and innocent sleepers. health, cost and all the requirements, for an easy and durable bed.

4 ;' is gone, and there is no alternative : they other short hairs render them unfit for use, The heat of the body softens the gummy bed into consideration from which mat-a This is not all that is required in the selection -

', .;'.' must regain their strength, and only in one yet a great number are topped with this animal matter attached to the feathers, and tresses can be made. It is the only material of a bed upon which we are to spend

way-by sleep. In this exhausted condition material. The word "hair" covers too the bed becomes source of foul and dan- from which mattresses are made that is thor- one-third of our time in health and all in

,t'" and while sleep holds absolute sway, the much that is positively injurious but it sells gerous gases and odors. oughly cleansed from all impurities and decay- sickness.We .

: body should be carefully guarded and especially the article. The husks are prepared simplyby JAPANESE HAIR. ing matter. It does not make a "soft bed," may make a bed of silk and down

r ',''. protected that it may become thoroughly drying and shredding, and consequently The word hair," as used here is mis- neither is it a "hard bed." It is more like under a Upas tree, but the soft and luxurious -
; invigorated, and completely regain material that favors a bed will not
much
contain decay, nomer. It is in no sense a hair. nature's bed, the healthiest known, the dry prevent ensuing death. We
:" its energy. especially if they become damp. No method Japanese may lie upon a most expensive couch or recline -
hair is ground.
v'I';, ,In relation to the body itself the requisites has been devised to remove this objection. manufactured from a tough fibrous upon a damask-covered lounge to take

!" 1! for healthy sleep under ordinary circumstances Husk mattresses are used extensively.COTTON. grass, leaf jute, or palm' leaf, split quite fine PALMETTO BUTTS. our ease,but if within it contains multitudesof
: and curled like hair. It is dyed black durable At the "Palmetto Brush the
: are positive and mandatory. Factory" top vermin dead and alive mingled with decaying
-
I clean, free from dust and makes up of the cabbage palmetto tree is taken about
4 animal
;'
that affect the should be matter
All senses we are poisoned at
.i!, ,:a causes This is a well-known, very fine, clean, well. It is somewhat elastic, from five to four feet in length the< leaves cut off about breath. We arise
their minimum every not refreshed
reduced but
to power or completely white, short fibre, and is entirely free from eight inches in length, and smells of the six inches from the tree, and the whole cut with ,

:..:- removed. The sight, hearing, taste injurious substances or those that favor dye. Its great point however, is its simi- in pieces about half a foot in length, and in weary, a debilitating in the poison circulating
:: smell and touch should bedisturbed as little every artery body.A .
<: It is almort cellulose. The larity to curled hair and it is boiled steamed for
,'" decay. pure although a or ten hours, when, by board of health is
it:', as possible. A dark, quiet place with a pure leaf it is established in each
great and insuperable objection to the use of "Japanese hair. machinery and hand the fibre suitable for of our cities and towns
)
air and somewhat below that to examine
ir :t a temperature our
cotton for mattresses is its short, fine, non- brushes is picked out and removed to the
COW'S
HOg'S HAIR, HAIR AND
;', of the body is most favorable A prostrate HAIR OF OTHER dwellings to condemn improper food, to
elastic fibre. It mats at and becomesan brush
once, ANIM.U.s.Hog's room. The remaining portion is inspect fish, to examine
is These drinking water to
position absolutely ,
( necessary. almost non-conductor of heat. hackled "
complete and brown short dead
hair cow's hair and a palmetto declare and abate all kinds of nuisances
i.,;I t organoleptic conditions are universally obtained and bed the hair of to
For sheets pillow-slips general fibre is obtained. This is baled and
z,: : and no special direction is required in I its value. other domestic animals ranks higher in remove garbage, to protect us against con-
its universal attests sold fibre for
covering use as palmetto mattress mak-
:.; this respect. quality and price than that of wild ani- tagious diseases, and, generally, to do every-

.: ,::1': The surroundings of the body are more complicated CURLED HAIR. mals. These are called "short hair," and ing. Its value for making mattresses will thing to protect health except to examineour
exceed somewhat Excelsior it
and require greater precautions. are extensively used in upholstering and probably as beds. Yet right in them are more seedsof
'!r Curled hair for mattresses and general up-
will wear much better. It will pack quicker -
disease
than in
.. :Man animal is made of horse hair ox-tail mattress making. It is very inferior to many other "declared
during sleep, being a mere holstering Curled hair in and firmer and, doubtless, make an ex- nuisances.!: "
:;i will require nearly the same conditions that cow-tail, and hog's hair, and passes under quality and is never thor- cellent bed for a short time if kept dry. Thisis The importance of
oughly cleansed. It is entirely different in sleeping on a lean,
,. are necessary for other animals belonging the name of "horse hair: If good it is a new material, just being introduced to wholesome bed
from cannot be
one respect curled or horse hair. Thatis over-estimated,
'1 to the same class. We cannot go far amiss called "South American horse hair. the trade in
; in considering their surroundings while When gathered it is sorted in dead hair, 1 obtained mostly from healthy living ani- even vigorous health and it becomes a
PALMETTO LEAVES.
mals, and is, to a certain extent clean. much more serious question to those in
This
: asleep. There is generally less sickness live hair best seconds black, soft, : ,
'
gray
f : short hair is obtained They come into market under the names feeble health and to the sick. To them it is
from the skins of dead
all of mammals than Dead hair be taken from I
f among other species hard etc. may a of "Palmetto Fibre," "African Fibre" increased
animals and suffering, and death.
no attempt ismade to perhaps
and this indicate their which is notin condition or, separatethe "
: among men, might living animal
; : I "Japanese Fibre etc., etc. The palmetto Thousands
hair spend
of the diseased from the sleepless nights on pesti-
j favorable condition while the body is unprotected in otter words diseased. The hair havinglost healt.hy.and ,
in leaves are dried, shreded and twisted into lential beds, tossing ,to and fro
cases no of cleansing'isused. inhaling
many
i ? or during sleep. By far the greater its nourishment dies and turns lighter process
: bymachinery. This is then baled and disease
rope at and
It is short breath in
and unwholesome at the every on arising
:. portion of them sleep on theground in open color. The real South American horse hair, best and the put on the market for mattress 'makers. the morning wonder have

k air. This is also true of the more hardy, if properly cleaned, is supposed to be the is it only recommendation it pos- When untwisted it has curled appearance. such a sleepless night.whthey passed
iI of the human widest known but that at the :sesses is HAIR and CHEAP.
savage semi-savasaPortion gathered and makes bed
a good
rough coarse
t The very Physicians are frequently baffled in their
objections to hog's hair.xnd all other
; ,I' family. In earlier times, when people lived livery stables appears the same to the unini kinds short without topping. If it is covered with Nas- most skillful efforts to relieve their
of hair are still than patients
,
greater
to a great they slept on or near the tiated. A dealer in horse hair can instantlytell
) fibre flax
age :those horse sau jute, hemp, or seed, it makes not being aware of the poison that is
hair.
against They contain con-
removed from it skins live hair from dead hair domestic from
only by
: ground- excellent mattresses as good and perhaps
:much stantly being inhaled from the beds
sebaceous
more matter and
upon
1 dried grasses leaves, etc. When population foreign, and even from what country ob- far conse- better than husks. The shreds are wiry, which the sick lie.
quently generate a greater number of
J became more dense and settled bedsteads tained.To and about eight inches in length. Cattle .;.
.l' began to be used and later, feathers and curl hair it must first be carded, then insects which destroy the hair more rapidly, will eat this material as readily as hay, A cursory examination: of the articles of

J hair. The use of feathers was urged as a twisted into a rope. It is then put into cold while the odors become more offensive and which shows that it contains digestible and which beds and bed-clothing are made in

1 charge of effeminacy against the patricians water, and allowed to remain about four poisonous. This short hair is unfit for a nutritious substances, consequently is sub- reference to public health, will show at

'4i of Rome, and is significant of a similar delicacy hours, to soften the albumen. It is then bed forany human being. Theseshort hairs ject to decay if damp. It is manufactured once the importance of a thorough investi-
from various animals are known in market gation into the condition of beds in
/i of physique at the present time. taken out and put in a very hot oven and principally at Orange Park, on the St.Johns now
"
I generally as "short hair butcome into the general It is believed that thousands
use.
cooked about twenty-four hours, at which
) In considering the surroundings of animals trade under about river, a few miles from Jacksonville, and at
sixteen different would be
time the has become cold. names, condemned as injurious to public!
gradually
and the earlier oven Daytona, on the coast and is used to
r hardy portions some
"
more or "
/- as "No. 1, "No., "No. A "No. B health if be the
they to
were by
inspected
It is then ready to be untwisted and made
of the human race, it is found that during extent. It is also imported.
\ \/ into mattresses. In this form it is quite No. C, etc., etc. proper health officers. In the absence of
had fresh air. Even in the
sleep they pure The following account of disease in hair PINO-PALMINE. any legal authority, the following will aid
:$. elastic and makes a very soft, pliable and
most calm when seemed that not
nights, .it comfortable bed. Dampness however, will factories will fully show the objections to This material was formerlymade of palmetto in a popular understanding of the question.The .

5 ? even a breath of air stirred, a gentle unperceived gradually soften the albuminous and gelatinous the use of hair as a material upon which to leaves and cured fox-tail pine leaves. It is principal materials of which mattressesare
i of the
". movement atmosphere continuously portions of the hair and a slow decay is rest our weary bodies : now made of the pine leaves only. Theyare made may be classified as follows :
w; ",. furnished a pure supply, and removed Charbon is known in medical science
*' of the breath. continuous so that the elasticity is some- as of a greenish color, and have an odor of ANIMAL SUBSTANCES:
l every particle expired a malignant pustular affection-sometimes pine The material is coarse and harshto
what lost and the hair becomes gum.
1 t The bed was hard, and, in lying on theground packed. violent like carbuncles at others Feathers.-Birds, ducks, Eider down, Ger-
and the
,: darkly the touch mattresses sim-
The mattress should then be "renovated"by possess
n almost man down, and hens.
the
; body was exposed en- and It is geese
quietly gangrenous. a preventable ilar qualities. It is claimed that it has me-
,: fo the air. In this all exhalations picking to pieces and cleansing.The Hair.-Curled domestic
', tirely ? position disease, but once in the system it is hard dicinal properties, and that afflicted cows, animals,
value of a mattress made of first- persons
removed. It is horses, hogs mixed and wild animals.
t' were immediately a of ,
eradicate.
to An outbreak it occurred
re- with various diseases are speedily cured
class curled hair has been considered next very
\ : noticeabl and fact that animals Sponges.-Deep-water and shore.
very important cently at a hair factory near Boston among by sleeping on mattresses made of this ma-
to feathers and such mattresses bear the
invariablv with their heads to theI' Wool.-Sheep.
11 sleep
the
In
operators. handling the hair which terial. Pillows, cushions bolsters and com-
highest price of in market. The most
,1'; windward.air.These. Thus, they always breathe the important objection any to its use is that it is the they were making ready for the upholsterer, fortables as well as mattresses are filled VEGETABLE SUBSTANCES: :

': pure the.most features of habitat of certain vermin winch burrow, they came in contact with the virus which with it. If this material is all it claims to Fibres.-African, cotton, curled hair, clare,

I', the surroundings are of animals prominent while asleep eat and destroy the hair, thereby producing infected their system and at length appeared be, most certainly a valuable addition has flax, hemp jute, jute hair, Japanese:; moss,

offensive and poisonous odors. A few in surface pustules, indicative of an- been made to hospital supplies. Nassau, and palmetto.
and be stated in years
single
may a proposition, thrax
It is
charbon.
or not to
pleasant Leaves.
Corn
; viz. : They are free from vitiated and poisonous since the sofas which were in use jn the think that our expensive and much SPONGES. husks ripe dried, palmettoand

air, and all de aging or effete material Senate Chamber of the Capitol at Washington hair sofas and contain praised Sponges are the skeletons of animals be- pine.
J C. became filled with vermin in mattresses chairs Straws.-Oats, rye, sea upland
D. so grasses
is instantly and completely removed fioni with them the germs of a disease so virulent longing to the rhizopods. They are marine and wheat.
: i ; their \ the hairthat the sergeant-at-arms or- animals found in latitudes and grasses
: presence. and obnoxious. But we fear the fact must tropical are Woods.-Barks and Excelsior. I
,, i: ': How is it with man ? What are his surroundings dered them burned. This objection can. be he faced if medical science is to be believed, of various forms as seen in market. The

:' while asleep? partially obviated by frequent renovations, for speaking of the outbreak above alluded skeleton when in the live animal is soft, MINERAL SUBSTANCES :

Sleepingapartmen generally arearranged which are absolutely necessary to keep a to, the Boston Medical and Surgical Journalof very pliable and completely covered with a Air and water.

in rooms not as large'as formerly or as open. hair mattress in a suitable condition for use. September 12th, 1879 says : This affection jelly-like'flesh. When caught they are ex- The characteristic difference between these
> Usually much too small. They Horse hair is marked under various names: posed to the and air the flesh .
they are very charbon sun decays -
.. ( ,anthrax or maglignant pustule animal and vegetable substances as far as
'. Pure South American Horse Hair, "No.
1 may average one door and two windows for and is removed by several washings in
has been studied able
i ) by men in the bed-making is concerned fs.that all animal
Extra Black "No. 1 Extra
1
Drawings
openings ; otherwise, with an occasional and be water. The outside is cleaned off quite substances
profession now contain
may regarded as nitrogen while the
," S' small ventilator, they are tight-air-tight White Drawings, ""No. 1 Mixed "Hair" among the preventable diseases. Attemptsat readily, but there is great difficulty in removing table do not. The former, have a greater vege-
: "Extra White Extra
Best Mixed
Hair -
In winter these openings are the internal In fact it is
portions.
concealment ,
: of its existence
useless to
are tendency decay. The latter
are more
usua11y Black, "Hard, Gray or Black, Soft, per-
!. closed, and in summer the windows and ignoring it longer is impossible. The completely removed in but very few cases. manent.
are covered with nettings. Necessarily they Gray or Black, Special Bleached "Spe- When the skeleton sponge is not thoroughlyand
of at
t application steam a high temperaure When animal substances decay nitrogen
; are on one side of the house and cannot cial Mixed, "Bleached; "Short Gray, completely cleaned and allowed to dry ,
effective at but
proved Walpole
was objected being present, offensive noxious and
: Short Black, etc. but the name sells the pois-
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i always get the breeze. The morning odor to as not being economical. Boiling was the portions of flesh adhering can never be onous gases are generated, which are readily

t of these sleeping apartments attests the ..int article. open to the same objection. Since then the removed. Beds, pillows and bolsters are known by their disagreeable and pungent
t adequate ventilation. Under the most EXCELSIOR. made from these skeletons by cutting
experiments of Davaine have proved that a sponge odors. Decaying vegetable material yields
1 4 favorable conditions for ventilation we can This is prepared professedly from birch temperature of 140, if maintained, in the them in small strips and pieces. There is a mostly carbonate acid which though

f 'f only approach the purity and freshness oft wood but, in fact, from various kinds of presence of moisture, is sufficient to destroy peculiar sponge odor slightly) offensive to poisonous is not particularly gas, offensive, especially -

1. the open air enjoyed by animals. wood. The logs are, by machinery, manu- the virus though greater heat renders this some persons while it is dry, but as soon as in a well-ventilated It is

E 1 J.. The indication here most certainly is, to factured into long, thin,small, narrow shav- much more certain and shortens the time. any dampness reaches the dried flesh the very essential in both that room.the mate-

.k! be as nearly as possible in the open air during ings. These have but little strength and The result of his experiments with disin- stench becomes intolerable. The decay of rials be kept dry. Dampness cases favors I

::4' i i sleep: damp air is not as hurtful as less elasticity. In mattresses and pillows fectants shows that sulphuric acid is prefer- this dead animal matter is an objection that the deeay or rotting of both but always especially

(. a vitiated'or poisonous atmosphere. A dry, they readily pack, and break into very small able to acid for killing the virus. cannot be removed without injury to the the animal matter. Decay is, in
rapid
pure, temperate air is all that we can desire. pieces. They retain all the qualities of the :" Though Siberian hair, just at present texture of the sponge, and mattresses, pil- substances that are not thoroughly more cleansed.In .

I ".' In regard to beds, there is an immense difference wood in the logs which must vary with the has a bad reputation as a vehicle for the virus lows and bolsters made of this material can the case of feathers when they are picked

i : \I ACTUALLY IN USE. more rapidly than others. While dry Excelsior .
in Russia
prevailed the
extensively during and said to be blood-shot.
Such featherswill
'.'' J. "If ,, The requisites for a bed upon which tot is quite free from noxious odors, past few years,South American hair has else- STRAWS, GRASSES AND: LEAVES. decay much more rapidly than those i!I

: : obtain healthful sleep may be stated in a but when damp various odors are pro-- where been considered particularly dangerous Rye, wheat and oat straws, hay, dried which are ripe. Green feathers are always ;

Ji few words. It must be so constructed and duced, pungent or otherwise depending ; and the truth is that any locality may grasses and dried ripe leaves are all used for to be found in feed ; it is almost impossible '
: of such material that all substances the kind of wood from which the sub-
injurious
upon become the of of this affection Of
seat these
origin as bedding. rye straw sedge grass, to make a separation of the from the
green
i to health may be readily and completely stance is made. It is used to a great extent domestic animals all over the globe are subject bear grass, and quitea number of salt marsh dry. It is true they may be few in number.In .

: '., f"I removed from the vicinity of the sleeper. for mattresses frequently costing less than to the disease, and it may be communicated grasses are superior, while wheat straw, oat the case of hair, the short hair is j
This forbids the of material husks straw and under all
in its circumstancesworth
use any or ,
themselves their skins ,
: by or hair. straw, hay, and leaves are inferior for the particularly offensive. The sebaceous jol-
.. construction that is specially subject to de-i considerably less than either- :Many :Local boards of health do but '
can little purpose of making beds. There exists the lides attached to each hair decay
rap-
'. :. cay7 On the contrary, such articles should i tons are used annually. This material in enforcing sanitary regulations in the 'I same objection to them all. They decay as idly, and they are so abundant very that the \
:; only be used as are least:; subject to decom- makes a bard bed and rapidly breaks
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very
s .' ::' works of a wealthy company.; but our State soon as they become damp,and smell musty whole is rendered unfit for bedding; horse I I1f'9tt


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hair, or curled hair, being long, is less ob- GENERAL DIRECTORY. BAKER COUNTY. ,Assessor of lores-Thomas Barco, Cotton. miME CARD .' i
jectionable.In County Judge-R. D. Davis, Sanderson. Plant. JL OF THE
the case of both, hair and feathers the United States Officers.LAND Clerk-F. J. Pons, Sanderson. Collector of Revenue-Frederick N. Foy. I '*

decaying matter attracts worms and other OFFICE, GAINESVILLE. Sheriff U. C. Herndon, Sanderson..AsSe3sor Ocala., FLORIDA TRANSIT &; PENINSULAR
vermin, which frequently render them still Gainesville. of Taxes-George P. Canova, San- Superintendent of Schools-H. C. Martin,
more obnoxious. These vermin may mul- Register I. A. Barnes, derson. Fort McCoy. RAILROAD '
to a fearful extent, and the bed be- Receiver-John F. Rollins! Gainesville. B.
tiply Collector of Revenue- Fleming Smith, MONROE COUNTY,
their habitat. They generate, live SuneyorGeneralMalachl Martin, Talla- Sanderson. AND i
comes County Judge-Chas. S. Baron, Key West.
and die there. They destroy the hair and hassee. Superintendent of Schools-A. J. W. Cobb Clerk-Peter T. Knight Key West. FERNANDINA &; JACKSONVILLE R.R. '
feathers, and produce a mass of corruption, DISTRICT COURT. Olustee. Sheriff-George A. Demerritt, Key West.

not very pleasant to contemplate'especiallywhile Judge-Thomas Settle, Jacksonville. BRADFORD COUNTY. Assessor of Taxes-Walter Maloney, Jr.,
lying upon a restless bed.> Marshal-J. H. Durkee, Jacksonville. County Judge-J. R. Richard, Providence. I Key West.: In Effect January 7th, 188S.
Fresh feathers and hair are less objectionable Clerk-Philip Walter, Jacksonville. Clerk-Henry F. York, Lake Butler. i Collector of Revenue-Walter C. Maloney, :.
! than older ones, or those that have INTERNAL REVENUE. Sheriff W. W. Tumblin, Starke..AUe3sor Jr., Key West.Superintendent. ;

stant been renovated.though slow.Decay Hair is,has however been ,intro-con Collector-Dennis Eagan, Jacksonville. Butler. of Taxes-N.. C. Wainwright, Lake West. of Schools-J. V. Harris,Key GOING SOUTB. !.. ,

duced as bedding in more recent times, and COLLECTORS OF CUSTOMS. Leave Fernandina....................._. 8.00 a.m.
very old hair mattresses are not as commonas John W. Howell, Fernandina. Santa Collector Fe. of Revenue-Bunberry Haynes, I NASSAU COUNTY. Leave Hart's Road....................... 8.42a.m. .
verY old feather beds. At this old age Edward Hopkins, Jacksonville.John Schools-L. County Judge-Hinton J. Baker, Fernan- Leave Callahan........................... 9.48 a.m. ,
decay is more rapid ; the odor will generally F. House, St. Augustine. Starke.Superintendent of B. Rhodes, dina. Leave Dutton....................... ....10.15 a.m.
attest the age. Joseph Hirst, Cedar Key. Clerk-J. A. Edwards, Fernandina. Leave Brandy Branch ........._.....10.30 a.m. .'
In regard to sponges it is sufficient to say BREVARD COUNTY. Sheriff Peter Cone, Fernandina. Leave Baldwin...........................11.05 a.m. A
that it is simply impossible to thoroughly County Judge-James A. McCrory, City Assessor of Taxes-Wm. H. Garland, Fer Leave Maxville.........................11.32 a.m.
cleanse them, and have them retain their State Officers. Point. nandina. Leave Highland..,.......................11.55 a.m. .
strength and durability. Wool is the only EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT. Clerk-A. A. Stewart, Titusville.Assessor Collector of Revenue Warren F. Scott, Fer- Leave Lawtey ....................._.....12.15 p.m.
animal substance used for beds and bed GO'L'ernor-'Vm. D. Bloxham, Tallahassee. of Taxes Wallace R. Moses: Geor- nandina. :Leave Temple's..........................12.30 p.m. .
clothing that can be thoroughly cleansed.All Lieutenant-Governor Livingston W. Bethel gianna. Superintendent of Schools-W. A. :Mahoney Arrive Star e.............................12.34 p.m. Y
of its oily, offensive and.decaying ma- Key West.Secretary Collector of Revenue-A. D. Johnston, Or- Callahan. Leave Starke .............................12.56 p.m. ,
terial is completely removed by various processes of State-John L. Crawford, Tal- lando, Orange county.Superintendent ORANGE COUNTY. Leave Thurston .......................... 1.06 p.m. .
to that the wool is clean. Sheared lahassee. of Schools-A. Grady, La County Judge-R. L. Surnmerlin, Orlando. Arrive Waldo............................. 1.30 p.m. '
wool bears a higher price than pulled woolas Coinptroller-W. D. Barnes, Tallahassee. Grange. Clerk-J. P. Hughey Orlando. Leave Waldo............................... 1.35 p.m. "
the sebaceous folhdes are cut off. Clean Treasurer-t-HenTy A. L'Engle,Tallahassee. CLAY COUNTY. Sheriff-Thomas W. Shine Fort Reid. Leave Gainesville........................ 2.27 p.m. '
wool and woolen clothes have no odor of AUorn.ey.General-George P. Raney, Talla County Judge: J. T. Copeland, Orange Assessor of Taxes-James* M. Owens, Fort Leave Arredondo ............... ......... 2.43 p.m. k
decaying animal matter. As far as healthis hassee. Park. Reid Fla.Collector. Leave Batton.............................. 2.57 p.m.
concerned it is the only animal substancethat Commissioner of Lands-P. W. White. Clerk-0. A. Buddington, Green Cove of Revenue-Richard H. Marks, Leave Archer.............................. 3.15 p.m.
can be safely used at all times for beds Tallahassee.. Springs.SheriffJames. Sanford. Leave Bronson ..................'......... 3.50p.m. '
and bed-clothing. Appliances for cleansingand Superintendent of Public Instruction K.. W. DeWitt. Green Cove Superintendent of Schools-John T. Beeks, Leave Otter Creek....................... 4.27 p.m.
dressing'wool are so well perfected and Foster, Tallahassee. Springs. Fort Reid. Leave Rosewood........................_ 5.02 p.m.
complete that all used in the market is thoroughly Adjutant-General Yonge, Tallahassee Assessor of Taxes-Wm. Conway, Kingsley. PUTNAM COUNTY. Arrive Cedar Key..............'......... 5.35 p.m. / '
cleaned and it is safe to use it in any BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION. Collector of Revenue-Wm. S. Plummer, Judge of Probate-B. Harrison, Palatka. GOING NORTH.
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manufactured form at any and all times and Commissioner A. Robinson, Tallahas- .Maxville. Clerk-W. F. Forward, Palatka.

places.Vegetable. see. Superintendent of Schools-M. F. Geiger, Sheriff-Thomas Shally. Leave Cedar Key.......................... 7.25 a.m. 1
substances used for making Clerk-R. C. Long Tallahassee. Middleburg. Assessor-S. E. Timmons. Leave Rosewood.......................... 8.05 a.m.
beds mattresses and bed-clothing are separ- Special Agent-Columbus Drew, Astor COLUMBIA COUNTY. Collector of Revenue-Joseph Price. Leave Otter Creek........................ 8.40 a.m.
able into two classes, viz. : those that readily Building, Jacksonville. Superintendent of Public Schools-J. W. Leave Bronson................ ........... 9.22a.m.
decay, and those that are more permanent. County Judge-W. M. Ives, Jr., Lake City. Strickland. Leave Archer.............................. 9.52a.m.
Organic forms and existences always decay SUPREME COURT. Clerk John Vinzant, Jr., Lake City. TAYLOR COUNTY. Leave Batton .............................10.09 a.m.
more readily as a whole than some of their Chief Justice--E. M. Randall, Jacksonville. Sheriff; J. W. Perry, Lake City.Assessor Leave Arredondo .......................10.24 a.m.
constituent parts taken by themselves. For Associate Justice-J. Westcott, jr., Tallahas- of Taxes-L. W. Rivers, Lake City. County Judge Thomas W. H. Parker, Perry. Leave Gainesville......................10.50 a.m.

instance, the flax plant soon decays and see.Associate Collector of Taxes-J. L. Parish, Lake City. Sheriff Clerk-John Osteen, Perry. Arrive Waldo.............................11.40 a.m.
completely loses its consistency and form, Justice-R. B. Van Valkenburgh, Superintendent of Schools-JuliusPotsdamer, C. Calhoun, Perry. Leave Waldo .....................:.... ..12.00 ni.
while the linen fibre being nearly a pure Jacksonville. Lake City. Superintendent of Schools-T. J. Franklin. Leave Thurston.........................12.24 p.m. '
cellulose, will remain intact fora long Clerk-C. H. Foster, Tallahassee. DUVAL COUNTY. Perry. Treasurer Arrive Starke............................12.38 p.m.
period. Thus generally the constituents of CIRCUIT JUDGES. County Judge William. McLean, Jack- County -D. S. Sutton, Perry. Leave Starke................................ 1.00 p.m.
County Suneyor-D. N. Cox
vegetable bodies maybe divided into two First Circuit-Augustus E. Maxwell, Pen- sonville. Collector of Relenue-J. B. Perry. Leave Temple's......................:'.... 1.09p.m.
classes-the permanent and the transient.In sacola. I Clerk-Thomas E. Buckman, Jacksonville. Assessor Hardee Perry. Leave Lawtey _........................... 1.33 p.m.
I of Taxes-S. H. Peacock
the case of nearly all the articles used Second Circuit-David S., Walker, Tallahas- Sheriff Uriah Bowden;/'Jacksonville. Perry. Leave Highland......................._ 1.55 p.m.
for making beds and mattresses, no attempt see. Assessor of Taxes-A. J.:' Prevatt Jackson- ST. JOHN'S COUNTY. Leave Maxville........................... 2.19 p.m.
whatever is made to separate the more permanent Third Circuit E. J. Vann Madison. ville. County Judge-M. R. Cooper, St. Augus Arrive Baldwin......... .................. 2.43 p.m
from the more readily decaying constituents Fourth Circuit-James M. Baker Jackson- Collector of Rcvenue")1oscs J. Brown, tine. Leave Baldwin ........................... 2.53p.m.
and hence they so readily break I! Jacksonville. '< Clerk-Bartolo F. Oliveros, St. Augustine. Leave Brandy Branch.................. 3.15 p.m.
down. This divides these substances into ville.Fifth Circuit-James B. Dawkins, Gaines- ; Superintendent of Schools-Albert J. Rus-. Sheriff Ramon Hernandez, St. Augustine Leave Dutton ............................. 3.35p.m.
two very distinct classes, as distinct in valueas ville. sell Jacksonville. Assessor of Taxes-David L. Dunham St. Leave Callahan.......................... 4.25 p.m..
in constitution. In the former class Sixth Circuit-H. Mitchell\ Tam.pa. HAMILTON COUNTY. Augustine. Leave Hart's Road..................... 5.15 p.m.
special processes are devised to accomplishthe Seventh Circuit W. Archer Cocke, Sanford County dge-Henry J. Stewart, Jasper. Collector of Revenue-Joseph F. Llambias, Arrive Fernandina ............... ..... 5.50p.m.
desired result and in each instance St.
a Augustine.
Trains .
Clerk-J. Caldwell, Jasper. daily, except Sunday.'PENINSULAR
pure, clean article is produced free from all Superintendent of Schools-C. F. Perpall,
Sheriff James M. Duncan Jasper..Assessor .
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Court Calendar.FIRST .
that offends or tends to decay. St. Augustine.
of Taxes-J. R. Hunter Ancrum.
Among the articles named above only five CIRCUIT. SUMTER COUNTY. ,
Collector of Rtt'entte-'V. H. H. McLeod
are to be found to belong to this class, viz.: Fall Term- ,
Columbia County.Superintendent County Judge-Henry S.Cassidy, Leesburg "> -
cotton, flax, hemp, jute, and Nassau fibre. Santa Rosa, 2d Monday in October. of Schools-Joshua H. Roberts Clerk-Thomas J. Ivey, Leesburg.
These are clean and permanent, and may be Walton, 4th Monday in October. Ancrum. Sheriff J. S. Dyches, Leesburg. DIVISION.GOING .
used at all times without detriment to Holmes, 2d Wednesday after 4th Monday Assessor of Taxes-G. P. Wall Webster.
health. They take a place amongst vegeta- in October. I HERNANDO COUNTY. Collector of Revenue-J. R. G. Hamilton SOUTH. ,( -S

ble articles similar to that of wool among Washington, 2d Monday after 4th Monday I County Judge-W. L. Frierson, Brooks- .Sumterville. Leave Waldo Junction................ 1.40 p.m.

the animal substances. They have been in October. ville. Superintendent of Schools-A. C. Clarke, Leave Dixie................................ 2.,02 p.m.
cleansed, and are pure and healthy. Jackson, 3d Monday after 4th Monday in Clerk-J. C. Law Brooksville. Sumterville. Leave Hawthorne ................. ..... 2.20 p.m.
There are only two articles among minerals October. Sheriff J. B. Mickler, Brooksville. SUWANEE COUNTY. Leave Lochloosa......................... 2.38 p.m. fi
used for bedding; both are pure, clean, Escambia, 1st Monday in December.; Assessor of Taxes-Frank E.Saxon, Brooks- County Judge-M.\ M. Blackburn Leave Orange Lake..................... 3.04 p.m.
healthy and very acceptable. These are air This act amended section 2 of act of February ville. Live 91
Leave Anthony Place.................. 3.31 p.m.
and water, making the pneumatic and 10, 1879, and does not change the Collector of Revenue-F. 'M. Townsend, Oak.ClerkRobert A. Reid Live Oak. Leave Silver Spring..................... 4.00 p.m.

hydrostatic beds invaluable in private life. Spring Term. Brooksville. Sheriff-John R. Sessions, Live Oak. Leave Ocala..............................._ 4.30 p.m.
and especially so in hospitals. THIRD CIRCUIT. Superintendent of Schools-D. H. Thrasher, Assessor of Taxes-W. H., Sessions Wel- Leave Lake Weir Station.............. 5.18 p.m. .
It is now readily to be seen that among Spring Term- Fort D,de. born. Arrive Wildwood....................... 5.'45 p.m.
nearly forty articles commonly in use for ,
Taylor, 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in HILLSBOROUGH .
beds and mattresses only eight possess the April. COUNTY. Collector of Revenue-Robert F. Allison, GOING NORTH.
requisite qualities, viz. : Air cotton, flax or Madison 2d I County Judge-H. L. Crane, Tampa. Live Oak.
linen, hemp, jute, Nassau fibre, water, and Hamilton, 4th Monday in in April. Clerk-'Vm. C. Brown, Tampa. \- Superintendent of Schools-J. O. C. Jones Leave Wildwood........... .............. 7.00 a.m.
Monday April.
wool. They are free from all that offends Sheriff-D. Isaac Craft, Tampa. Live Oak. Leave Lake Weir Station.............. 7.35 a.m.a.m..
and will make beds and bed-clothing service, in Suwanee, 1st Monday after 4th Monday Assessor of Taxes-S. E. Sparkman, Tampa. VOLUSIA COUNTY.County.TudgeJames : / Leave Ocala................................. 9.00 .

able at all times in sickness and in health.14r.1 Columbia April. 3d Collector of Ret'enue-'V. F. Buns, Tampa. H. Chandler Leave Silver Spring..................... 9.18 a.m.
Monday after 4th Monday Superintendent of Schools-W.P. Henderson Enter- Leave Anthony Place.................. 9.46 a.m.
in
April. Tampa. prise. Leave Orange Lake ......................10.13.a.m.Leave '
Lafayette, 6th Tuesday after 4th Monday JEFFERSON. Clerk-John W. Dickins Enterprise. Lochloosa................... ....10.39 a.m.
in W. A. Cone
: April. Sheriff Enterprise. Leave Hawthorne.......................10.57 a.m.
Fall Term- County Judge-J. B. Christie, Monticello. Assessor of Taxes-John Anderson, Enterprise Leave Dixie...............................11.15 a.m.
Taylor, 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in Sheriff T. B. Simkins, Monticello. ,. Arrive Waldo Junction...... .........11.35 a.m. ,
rA October. Clerk-W. C. Bird, Monticello. Collector of Revenue-John B. Jordan, De-

I .I '' a w,. Madison, 2d Monday in October. Superintendent of Schools-W. R. Taylor, Land. Trains daily, except Sunday.
: I Hamilton, 4th Monday in October. Monticello.. Superintendent of Schools-A. Cranshaw,

We continue to Suwannee, 1st Monday after 4th :Monday County Treasurer W. M, Girardeau, Mon Enterprise.
ticello. "
I' actassolicitorsforpatents in October. WAKULLA COUNTY.
caveats, Columbia, 3d Monday after 4th Monday in Collector of Reventte-Joseph, Palmer, Mon- County Judge-W. A. Giles, Crawfordville.
trade-marks, copyrights etc.. for October. ticello. Sheriff W. H. Walker, Crawfordville. FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE R. R.
the United States, and to oitain patents Lafayette, 6th Tuesday after 4th Monday Assessor of Taxes-J. P: Grantham, Wau- Clerk-Nat. R. Walker, Crawfordville.
in Canada England, France, in October. keenah. Superintendent of Schools-W. T. Duval, GOING SOUTH.
Germany, and all other countries. FOURTH CIRCUIT. LAFAYETTE COUNTY. Crawfordville. Leave Fernandina......11.35 a.m. 6.15 p.m.

Thirty-six yean practice. No Spring Term- County Judge-W. J. Dixon, New Troy. County Treasurer W W. Walker, Craw- Leave Hart's Road..12.05 p.m. 6.55 p.m.
charge for examination of models or draw J. fordville. Arrive Jacksonville.... 1.00 p.m. 8.00 p.m.
St. John's 2d Tuesday in March. Sheriff-Thomas Walker, New Troy.
ings.Patents Advice obtained by mail through free. us nro noticed in Clay, 4th Tuesday in March. Clerk-Howell Hawkins, New Troy. Collector of Ret'enue-'V. H. Walker,Craw- GOING NORTH.

the SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, which hag Bradford.! 1st Tuesday in April. Superintendent of Schools-J.C.Ramsey,New ford viii e. Leave Jacksonville.... 9.00a.m. 3.35p.m.
Assessor Taxes-C. R. Craw-
the largest circulation, find is the most influential Baker, 2d Tuesday in April. Troy. fordville. of Reynolds, Leave Hart's Road...... 9.35 a.m. 4.01 p.m.
newspaper of its kind published in the Nassau, 3d Tuesday in April. County Treasurer-J. M. N. Peacock, New Arrive 'ernandina.l0.40 a.m. 5.00
p.m.
world. The advantages of such a notice every Duval, 1st Tuesday in May. Troy. Trains double daily except Sunday.
patentee understands. Fall Term- Collector of Revenue-Newton Sapp, New Stores and Tinware.
This large and splendidly illustrated newspaper St. John's 2d Tuesday in September.Clay Troy. SUNDAY TRAINS.

is published WJSEKMT at$3.20 a year, 4th Tuesday in September. Assessor of Taxes-A. S. Ackley New Troy. W. P. STREETY, Leave Jacksonville...................... 9.45 a.m.
ana is admitted to be the best paper devoted Bradford, 1st Tuesday in October. "
Arrive
works to science, and,mechanics other ,inventions of,engineering industrial Baker, 2d Tuesday in October. County Judge-Wm.LEON COUNTY.P. Byrd,-Tallahassee. Second Street, opposite the Post-Office, Leave Fernandina Fernandina..11.10........................5.00 p.m.a.m.

progress, published departments in Nassau, 3d Tuesday in October. Sheriff A. Moseley Tallahassee. Arrive Jacksonville._.................. 6.25 p.m.
any country. Single Duval 1st Tuesday in November.FIFTH ,
copies by mail, 10 cents. Sold by all news- Clerk-C. A. Bryan, Tallahassee. ,
deal yrs. CIRCUIT. Superintendent of Schools-Henry N,Felkel,
AoTlrcIunn' & Co., publishers of Scientific Spring Term Tallahassee.
Aunc:scan. 201 Broadway, New York. Sumter, 3d Monday in March. Treasurer-J. L. Demilly. Tallahassee.TJollector .
Handbook about patents mailed free. Marion, 4th Monday in March. of Ret'enue-C. C. Pearce, Talla- CONNECTIONS.AT .
Putnam 3d Tuesday after 4th Monday in hassee.
Professional Business Cards March. Assessor of Taxes-G.A. Croome, Tallahassee. -
FERNANDINA, FLA.,
Levy, 4th Tuesday after 4th Monday in .
March. LEVY COUNTY. With New York and Fernandina Steam-

Q.:s. AVERY, Alachua, 4th Monday after 4th Monday in County Judge W. H. Sebring, Bronson; ship Line from New York on Tuesday, at 8
Of the Profile House White Moun- March. Clerk-J. M. Barco, Bronson. a.m.,11.35 a.m., or 6.15 p.m.: and for New
thins, and New York and Boston, Fall Term- Sheriff-J. S. Parker, Bronson. York on Thursday, at 10.40 a.m., 500. p.m., .
N Sumter 1st Monday in October. Assessor of Taxes-Louis Appell, Bronson. or 5.50 p.m.
BARBER AND FRISEUR Marion, 3d Monday in October. Collector of Revenue-J. Ira Gore, Cedar With Sea Island Route from and to Savan-
AT EGMONT HOTEL. Putnam. 3d Tuesday in November. Key. nah Sunday, Wednesday and Friday.AT .

Levy, 4th Tuesday in November. Superintendent of Sc .ools-J. B. Menden- CALLAHAN.To .
Gentlemen's Hair-Cutting a specialty. Alachua, 1st Monday after 4th Tuesday in hall, Bronson. : and from Savannah and Charleston at
HEATERS RANGERS.
HairCutting and Shampooing done for November. MADISON COUNTY STOVES 7.25 and 9.45 a. m., 7.30 and 4.22 p. m.
Ladies SEVENTH CIRCUIT. TIN AND SHEET-IRON WARE
and Children. County Judge-R. M. Witherspoon, Madi- AT BALDWIN, FLA.,
Ladies waited at their residences. 4 Spring Term- ROOFING AND GUTTERING,
upon : and
To from Tallahassee at 11.05 a.m. and
4th in
Orange, Monday January. son.SheriffS.. M. Hankins, Madison. PUMPS, DRIVEN WELLS, ETC. 2.43 p.m.
Volusia 3d in
Monday February.
LOUIS A. C. LANGE, Brevard, 1st Monday in March. Clerk-John M. Beggs1adison A large stock of Stoves on hand. Give mea AT HAWTHORNE,

UPHOLSTERER, Dade, 3d Monday in April. Madison.Superintendent. of Schools-E. S. Tyner, 'call, and compare my prices with those of To and from Palatka at 10.37 a.m.and 2.20
Fall Term- other houses, here or elsewhere.G. p.m.
County Treasurer-S. S. Smith, Madison.
Orange, 2d Monday in August. I AT WILDWOOD.
Collector
of Ret'enue-M.H. Mad-
Foot of Centre Street, Volusia, 2d Monday in September. Warring, F. AVERY, With Stage Line to and from Brooksvilleand
Brevard 4th Monday in September.Dade ison.Assessor Tampa daily except Sunday.
; of Taxes B. D. Wadsworth, Mad-
FERNANDINA, FLORIDA 2d Monday in November. ison. ft With Stage Line to and from Leesburg
daily except Sunday.
MANATEE COUNTY.County .
Furniture repaired in the best manner.
Hair Mattresses short County Officers. IVERY AND BOARDING STABLES. AT CEDAR KEY, FLA.,
made to order at Judge-Z. T. Crawford, Manatee. L
notice. 36 ALACHUA COUNTY. Clerk-Robert S. Griffith Manatee. :; With Tampa Steamship Company'sSteamers _
County Judge-Junius C. Gardner Gaines- Sheriff-A. S.Watson, Pine Level. CARRIAGES AND WAGONSTo for Key West, :Monday and Thursdayp.
,
JAMES JIcGIFFIX, ville. Assessor of Taxes-S. J. Tyler, Bradentown and from Steamers and Trains. .m.; for Tampa and Manatee, Monday and .

CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER, Clerk-J. A. Carlisle, Gainesville. Collector of' Revenue Marion G. Carlton, CONTRACTS FOR HAULING, ETC. Friday.With Morgan's\ Line -
Steamships for Key ,
Sheriff John W. Turner, Gainesville. Popash. _
Assessor of axes George W. Hawthorne Superintendent of Schools-Felix J. Seward, FOR SALE: West and Havana every Saturday 4 p. m.;
Alaclma Street, between. Second and Third, Hawthorne. Pine Level. HORSES, BUGGIES, HARNESS, for New Orleans every Friday at 4 p. m.

FERNANDINA, FLA. tollectorof Revenue H.C. Denton, Gaines- MARION COUNTY. CARTS AND WAGONS.. etc.For, apply information to respecting routes, rates,

Orders ville. County Judge-Samuel F. Marshall, Ocala.ClerkRobert TERMS CASH. .
A. o. MACDONELL
t L1 and estimates from a distance carefully Superintendent of Schools-W. N. Sheats Ocala. I Office ,
Bullock and
: attended to. 25-tf Stable-First Street, near Gen'l Ticket and Pass.Agent. .;
Gainesville. A. B. Crutchfield Ocala. 1 Broom Street
Sheriff Wharf. 49-tf D. MAXWELL, Gen' Supt. 21.

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:..,,-. ', THE FLORIDA MIRROR: FEBRUARY 10.i' .
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L THE FLORIDA MIRROR.. the kindness of.our visitor friends, whose ,Fumigating Vessels. Ansit Jr, C 0 Howe, Chicago ; S Edee, Sa- .I,

proficiency and fine musical taste evinced We have been requested to republish the vannah ; W M West, B & A R R; Mrs D D

natural gifts and cultivation of the highest following communication addressed 'to the Mallory, Miss Nellie Mallory, Miss Annie
t Mallory Capt I Hines, Mystic Conn M S
MONTHS ;
FOR SIX
$2.00 A YEAR; $1.00 order. "We are also indebted to our gifted New York Herald by Captain Small, of the Sproatt and wife, Corydon, Iowa; Mrs Bliss,

friends at home for the pleasure felt in be- Anita,loading at St.Marys. With the detailsof Taunton, Mass; B ATrusdell, Illinois; A C

Reflections. ing allowed to enjoy what is always a musi- where and how he was visited, neither we Batewell and wife, Pittsburgh ; Col R C .
wife and Belfast Me Leonard PLAIN
Chenery, son, ;
J. & T. Kydd are agents for Butterick'sPatterns. cal treat to our community. While all was nor the public have any concern. The real Chenery, U S Navy; Miss Hazeltine, Belfast,

admirable and drew out spontaneous evidences question of any ;Importance is as to the Me; Charles T Tyrer, Liverpool ; J B King,

r I : of enjoyment, the closing'trio, Salve quarantine charges of $25 for fumigation Detroit; Wm Clark and wife, Miss Carrie
Todd of has been a guest of Clark, Pittsburgh, Pa; Jas A Marvin and TRUTHSThe
: Dr. Lawtey, Regina was a fitting finale, which the audi- which the captain complains of. By refer- wife, Jacksonville; Agor Marvin, Fernan-

:" the Mansion House this week. ence were hardly content to have but once ence to the statute it will be seen thata dina G F Stearns, Big Rapids, Mich ; :M J

'j :; I Hon. Samuel C. Huey and daughter, off repeated. charge of five cents per ton is authorizedby Brabb and wife, Romeo, Mich ; Mrs.Brown, blood is the foundation of

c ;; ''rl : Philadelphia, are at the Egmont. :Much credit is due to the promoters of law. The quarantine regulations adoptedby Detroit Mich ; IS O'Neill, New Hope, Mr life, it circulates through every part
and Mrs R Barbour John W MacPollock
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of Pittsburgh the concert, who so kindly took upon them- the board of health which are claimedto of the body, and unless it is pure
.i. Wm., Clark, wife and daughter, Paterson, N J ; R H Gray, Tenn ; F E Gil- and rich health is
,
good impossible.If .
selves the trouble of its arrangement.We be similar to those in force at Savannah Thomas R Jamieson Mon-
Dougall
: : rc;\o' Pa., are now at the Egmont. man, disease has entered the
; need not say that which everyone require all vessels from ports south of 25 of treal ; Ellison R Cook, Tenn ; Mrs Jones, system
: v The brig American Union, which has in Knoxville, Tenn ; Mrs Kate Crawford, the only sure and quick way to driveit
feels that music of such character that latitude to be between
a
our as fumigated once out is to purify and enrich the
r': ,' F,: past years been a frequent visitor to harbor Warrior's Mark,Pa; Mrs Mary Krum, Grand
'it'1. \ :;'" ': is now in port. given at this concert is most elevating, and November and May, and twice between Rapids ; Geo A Bronning, Richmond, Va; blood. *

, ..r.--" appeals to the best harmonies in our nature May and November. The port physician, C H Green and wife Saginaw, Mich ; Mrs J These simple facts are well

,.;:;Ff; -: W. O. Coleman, General Traveling Agent and the purest instincts of our being.' It is therefore, seems to have acted within the M Greenway, Mrs E K Stevens, Lexington, known, and the highest medical
.. : & Peninsular Railroad Ky. authorities that but
:i : t i ', of the Florida Transit one of the highest expressions of human civilization law and existing quarantine regulations,and agree nothing
iron will restore the blood
$ to its
I is. the
in
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city.
, ': cannot be censured whatever
-lI.t f.f opinion may Range of Thermometer natural condition; and also that

; .-; '!! ': We learn that R. M.Smith, Esq., will soon be entertained of the wisdom of the law and FOR THE WEEK ENDING FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, all the iron preparations hitherto

12 j" "! "J erect a brick block on his lot on Centre Fire. regulations. The Legislature seems to be HOESKY'S DRUG STORE. made blacken the teeth, cause head-

'>> !4 ,;\#, street east of A. B.Noyes. On Wednesday afternoon between 4 and 5 now legislating on the subject of quarantine, ache, and are otherwise injurious.
5' ? r I
.:i ( o'clock the residence Mr. Robert Hanley, in I 1' I:5: BROWN'S IRON BITTERS will thor
\ tl: ", The new steam-yacht Egmont grows in and may correct the.existing provision if it aS N and
the western part of the city near the railroad I It'- rM co oughly quickly assimilate with
l. t. favor daily with all classes of visitors, and is oppressive or unwise. the blood, purifying and strengthening -
discovered to be fire and
:: '- 'f her excursions are well patronized. shops, was on EXTOBTION AT A FLORIDA PORT Saturday..... Feb. 3 64 74 74 70 NW. it, and thus drive disease from

"": :t, W. of New burned to the ground in a very short period. FERNANDINA, Jan. 22, 1883. Sunday............ 4 62''176 75 72 NE. any part of the system, and it will

:,; ; 'tl t :Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Harper, We regret to learn that Mr. Hanley had no Having been much interested lately in Monday........... 5 58 76 77 74 NE. not blacken the teeth, cause head-

if ;.f. I" ; York, are at the Egmont. Mr. Harper is of insurance on his property,and saved hardly reading articles ,'on the revival of our shipping Tuesday............. 6 60 68 70 68 NE. ache or constipation, and is positively

',,!, : ; the firm of Harper Bros., so widely and favorably of his furniture and A sub- ,published in the columns ofthe Herald, Wednesday........ 7 66 82 81 80 SW. not injurious.
: clothing.
( any and the various plans suggested for remov- Thursday........... 8 68 80 80 S'V.
:Z,h, .'j',f> known. scription was at once started, aud, we learn, ing some of the many burdens imposed upon Friday......_........ 9 58 70 71 781 NE.

"4 'J' The bark Mentor, which grounded in was liberally responded to. Mr. Hanley is our shipowners, I wish to call the attentionof Saved his Child. '

':E''',,' i j, ''t, Belle river by getting out of the channel, employed as a mechanic in the railroad all owners and masters to the latest and MARINE.Port .
; N. Eutaw St., Baltimore, Md.
;,"' *': Jr" has been got off, and is lying at Broome shops, and deserves the warm sympathy of most outrageous imposition yet inflicted 27 Feb. 12, 1880.
\ upon us, and I have been master over thirty
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? n. Fernandina. Cents:-Upon the recommendation -
street dock.i citizens in his misfortune. We of
: so
?I: our are years. I left St. Pierre, Martinique, on the of a friend I tried BROWN'S

4N The circus, advertised to exhibit in this seldom subjected to conflagrations that we 11th inst, and with a clean "bill of health," HIGH WATER. IRON BITTERS as a tonic and restorative -
for which I paid the American Consul at Saturday, Feb. 10..10:08 A.M. 10:34 P.H. for my daughter, whomI
i did not arrive in fear our people do not estimate the impor-
yesterday convinced
,1, : city consequence that port $2.50. Martinique, as all ship Sunday, 11.1053: 11:21 was thoroughly was
':: i_, of the inability of the manager to pay the tance of keeping their property insured. captains know is one of the most healthy Monday, 12.1144: 0:00" wasting Having lost away three with daughters Consumption.by the

lk r transportation charges. of all the West Indies,infectious diseases be- Tuesday 13...... 0:15" 0:41"Wednesday terrible disease, under the care of

., I. : The Amateur Concert. ipg of very rare occurrence. But upon my 14...... 1:14" 1:42" eminent physicians.. I was loth to
,t? The British steamship Hercules went to arrival here I believe that anything could arrest
informed that
by thepilot .
'. was Thursday, 15. .... 2:16: 2:45"
Financial exhibit of the Concert given on '. ,,
." It;,'I sea on Sunday afternoon drawing 16 feet of under the existing State law I must be fumigated Friday, 16...... 3:18" 3:45 the progress surprise of the before disease my daughter but,tc-

'" : t water, and the bark Queen Victoria went Tuesday evening, February 6,1883: No person could be allowed to depart my had great taken one bottle of BROWN'S
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TICKETS. from the vessel and no one could come ENTERED. IRON BITTERS she began to mend
onton Thursday with a draught of 17 feet 2 : board the and now is quite restored to former
until had boardedme.
: on physician
f Total number received for sale..190
Feb. 3 Sch.Menana York
: FairchildNew ,
(. health. A fifth daughter began to
i. inches. Complimentary....................... 7 Naturally I was somewhat annoyedby rock for jetties, to Lara & Ross. show signs of Consumption, and

: : ,: : : Colonel R.Chenery, of Maine,and his son Unsold ................................... 3 this, as it would' materially delay the 4-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, when the physician was consultedhe

'I Sold ...... ................................ 180 transaction of my'"business, but supposed Savannah with freight and quickly said "Tonics were required -
United States pas-
.. : Leonard of the Navy, paid a "
f that the doctor would soon be off, ana thatI to J. Mercier. ; and when informed that
< .; this week 'and ashore. But it sengers, the elder sister was taking BROWN'S
; visit to our city were guests 190 190 might soon go, seems that 5-Bark Courier (Br.), Snelling Bos-
IRON BITTERS, responded "that is
tliis officer is to vessels when he
{ at the After a trip the river paid inspect
; Egmont. up CASH RECEIVED. ton ; ballast, to master. a good tonic take i'Aivoiux
.: gets good and ready, and not before, for
I PHSLPS
7-8. S. New York
., F" ; ; they return to Fernandina. From sale of 180 tickets at 50 although I anchored in Fernandina harbor'at CarondeletHines 1

., Yi"."'. The fair of the Jacksonville State Park cents .......... ..................... $90 00 a quarter to twelve A. M. yesterday, this 1,508 tons to;R.with W.freight Southwick.and pas-
From collections at the door.: 16 50 individual did make his sengers
; enterprising not "
BROWN'S IRON BITTERS effectually
7-S. P. City of Bridgeton,Fitzgerald, -
Tues1 CASH PAID. appearance until eight this morning, or Savannah, with freight and pas- cures Dyspepsia, Indigestion and
: hours after
arrival.
"' For moving pianos under the nearly twenty-one my sengers, to J. A. Mercier, Agent. Weakness, and renders the greatest
two excursion, And this I had
Railroad will used
: probably run notwithstanding
C up "
of Mr. R. M. American Union
supervision 8-Brig Bowman, relief and benefit to persons suffering
:,4::'< trains a day during the continuance of the Henderson, his services do- two ensigns trying to signal him, and at last St. Pierre ; ballast, to master. from juch wasting diseases as Con-

'l P, r fair. nated ............................... $6 40 was compelled to charter a towboat and 9-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, Complaints etc.
to and him sumption, Kidney ,
town down
run up .the. bring tome
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r Handed Mr. H. E. Dotterer; Savannah ; with freight and pas-
The streets are filled and the air is resonant Treasurer of St. Peter'sChurch I And when he gets here what does he to J. A. Mercier.

with the barking of cur dogs, which make as per his receipt do? Why, he goes down into the lower sengers

j I' j the hideous. Is the dog law enforced? below............................... $100 10 hold, puts a few sticks of pitch pine on top CLEARED.
,< night of my ballast (I came'over in ballast which 2-Bark Nicola, Smith,Philadelphia,

t.t r We notice also an increase of cattle andY $10650 $10650 was all "dove up"? 'from the bottom at St. lumber, by C. H. Huot.

,: ,c.: .. horses roaming in our streets. Where is the Pierre), sets these sticks on fire, pours on 2-Bark Queen Victoria, D. Munroe,

...' ': marshal? ELIZABETH LAWTEY. some sulphur,and, reascendingto the upper Montevideo ; lumber, by Fox &%
"I 1il decks, coolly demands $25 for his arduous Burns.
$ The Dungeness excursion from Jacksonville Received of Mrs. William Lawtey the labors! ? 3-S.S.Hercules(Br.),Dover, Queens-: ,
: : number sum of one hundred dollars and ten cents, Now I ask you candidly is it not an out- town ; seed and cotton. by Wm.
yesterday brought over a large
'r ,i for St. Peter's Church. rage that our shipping laws are no Better Lawtey. DR. W. E. SNYDER,
.;:' : of persons, among whom,. we were pleased H. E. DOTTERER, framed than this? We are compelled by 4-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald,

;,: :' to see was Dr. Spence and other residentsof Treasurer St. Peter's Church. the United States government to obtain a Savannah; with freight and pas- E 'I oW e

"; our neighboring city. These excursions Fernandina Fla., February 8, 1883. bill of health before leaving a foreign port sengers, by J. Mercier. t z

and and yet upon arriving in this country we 7-S. P. City of Bridgetori, Fitzgerald, H >
., ; are very pleasant, are growing very Tropical Paradise." are told that it is not worth the paper it is Savannah, with freight and pas- =eB

popular. printed on, but that we must submit to a sengers, by J. A. Mercier. aft
We are in the receipt of the first numberof b
State law that of the United 8-8ch. Earl H. Potter Shurer Dem-
; I has (superseding =
W. B. C. Duryfie Esq. who recently R
j1" f. a new weekly newspaper entitled Tropical States), and be "gouged out" of $25 more! arara ; lumber, by J. C. Read. 4 H eait-

tJ become the owner of the Leak steam sawmill Paradise, published at Jacksonville, with I ask, again, is it fair or just, in any sense, "<< 8-S.S.Carondelet, Lewis,New York, td

J. in our city, has put the mill in order, the names of John Frank and W. S. Wag- to impose all these petty burdens on our 1,508 tons ; with freight and pas. F
p merchant marine? Is it wonder that sengers by R. W. Southwick. .
and added machinery for dressing, tongue number any
staff editors. The initial
'i' as largely freights are dull? Who would wish to embark 9-City of Bridgeton Fitzgerald Sa- FIRST-CLASS 20
and grooving, and moulding, so that our devoted to local interests and contains OPERATIONS ; years'
I II money in any enterprise where he was vannah, with freight and pas- charges reasonable. Sets

citizens can now obtain anything they may several columns of hotel arrivals at the sure of being continually bitten on all sengers, by J. A. Mercier. of Teeth on Gold, Celluloid or Rubber, and ,

'! require for building purposes. The mill isIJ'1 Jacksonville hotels, which will interest points? In closing; I would advise all mas- IN PORT. every set warranted to fit or money refunded. -
ters of vessels bound to the St.Mary's .
ports on
Loose or ill-looking Sets re-set and
now filling European orders. visitors. Bark Regina Talck, Hussy. ,
River to1anchor in Cumberland
Bark Mentor Schultz. made entirely satisfactory. Consultationsand
The Caronddet arrived at this Sound at St: Mary's Custom House ,
steamship ,
enter Bark Courier Br. advice free, and willingly given. 10
( ) Snelling.
; The Jacksonville Bar. ,
and then if they wish drop over to Fernan-
{ port from New York Wednesday morn- : Brig American Union, Bowman.
The Tima.lmion says: dina, and there is\t clear saving of$23 50, as
\ ing, and cleared on her return trip Thursdayt this and extortionate law Brig Tally Ho, McKorem.
The members: of the Board of Pilot Com- mostoutrageous Marcus A. Davis Saxton. J. H. PRESCOTTDEALER
Sch ,
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i ., .... night with the following cargo: 391 bales does not exist,thank Heaven at St. Mary's,
missioners went down to the bar yesterdaywith Sch. Emily E. Davis, Pierce.
cotton 24 bales moss, 101 cases cedar, 201 and besides you also save $1 per foot on bar
: Dr. J. C. L'Engle upon his superb tug k Sch. William Wilson, Bradley.Sch. .

?:: boxes oranges, 8 barrels oranges, 86 barrels Seth Low. While there three vessels were pilotage.,', Capfuft( 'FREDRICK A. SMALL Menana, Fairchild. .

'& + rosin, 103 barrels syrup,26 barrels spirits, 51 towed to sea, it being upon a change of the Schooner Anita, of Machias, Me. Sch. Silas C. Evans Sylvanus.Sch. .
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:. i moon and the tides high. They were the Ernest T. Lee, Blatchford.Sch. .
.. ,_ empty kegs, 46 packages merchandise. Ella M. Hawes, drawing 11 feet 6 inches ; .' -New York Herald. Anita, Small.

i ,i '1 The steamer City of Bridgeton will make the S. B.Hubbard, drawing 11 feet 10 inches, Sch. Martha Welch, Burg.SesquiCentennial IN
and the Fannie Gorham, drawing 11 feet 9 Hotel Arrivals.
\ri 1 I :! a sesquicentennial excursion to Savannah
latter vessels
inches. The two pounded upon Excursion.
J toruorrovat5p.m.,calling at Brunswick and the bar. An attempt was made to tow out EGMONT.
arriving in Savannah next morning. The the schooner Minnie A. Bonsall, drawing 12 E H Poole. Arthur E Louderback and Six dollars from Fernandina to Savannahand

# feet 3 inches, but she stuck fast. The prospect i wife, Miss E E Louderback, Charles Burr return via the popular Sea Island Route.
fare for the round trip is $6. Tickets will I
: of deep water at the mouth of the riveris Todd, J B Terry, Mrs J B Terry, Miss M E The steamer City of Bridgeton will leave f _
J hold good until Saturday, February 17th. exceedingly gloomy.Dangerous Terry, Miss C C Terry, Alf Gear, C A Smith, Fernandina Sunday, February 11, 1883, at 5 -

,i The celebration will take place on Monday Leon Dargin, G L Baltzell, Harry Holbrookand p. m., calling at Brunswick and arriving in
wife, H Read and wife, T V Boynton Savannah next morning. The SesquiCentennial -
., and Tuesday, February 12th and 13th. Ont ,
1 j Sidewalks.To Mr and Mrs Joseph W Harper, Jrand maid, Celebration will take place on Mon-
: i .:' her return trip the steamer will leave on and February 12th and 13th.
day Tuesday, Ladies9
the Editor of the Mirror: Arthur Parker,G: Leve, L C Petersen and ,
:f.: I' Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday following, wife, New York;t\r and Mrs W F Merrill? On return trip the steamer City of Bridgeton blisses'
I would respectfully call the attention of ,
and arrive here on the following morning. Miss E A Denike, A G Moore Jr. Brooklyn will leave Savannah on Tuesday, Thurs-'
'} i < our street committee to the condition of N Y ; C Taggart and wife, W H Stoeres, \V day and Saturday following, and arrive in Children's

't I" The delightful summer weather: we are the sidewalk at the corner of Fourth and R McFarland and wife, Mrs W G Huey and Fernandina on the following morning. i and Infants'
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':., l It.; 'now having is greatly appreciated ; 'thermometer Beech streets. The party owning the corner. nephew, Saml C ,Huey,,Miss Hattie J Huey, February Tickets 17th.good to return until Saturday, Men's, j ,
80 with clear The Mrs Noblet and son, Philadelphia; R R
V5 to sky.
: a .
t three'feet Boys'
lot has set his fence back some two or Rhodes ,wife and two children George W Secure your tickets arid state-rooms at
,
:f. f! spring has fairly opened with us, in consequence and neglected to fill the.old holes, which Chapin, son and servant, Miss Hanna G W company office. and Youths',

;\: aquatic sports are all the rage, and leaves the place dangerous for people walk- Jones, Cleveland, 0 ;; G F Filley and wife, J. N. HARRIMAN, J. A. MEBCIEB, : .

.. ,l. our river is quite lively with yachting and A Hiller, St Louis ; H D Smith, Portland, :Manager. Agent.G. .
there at of FINE
Tuesday evening
night. one
ing LEVE, Gen.Pass. Agent.
Me Louis Miller Chas D Carr Baltimore
: in all of craft crab ; ;;
1 fishing parties, manner ; into of these holes Fla. 9 1883.AGENTS .
our citizens walked one John Anderson. Halifax River, Fla; M Ferandina February i

; :, '\ .' fishing is particularly brisk, and our game and injured his leg severely. We trust Mr. Schaffer, Emans Pa; F B Taylor and wife,

I fish of the season, the "Whiting," are being Avery will see to this matter at once. San Francisco; John Browning,New Haven, WANTED IN EVERY TOWN saVVEDhUon : :
It' Conn John Boyd Jr Newark N J W to sell "Nassau Fibre" and
: 4; i" caught in considerable quantities. Our vis- CITIZEN. ; ;
:? i Hausberg, Mrs Hausberg, Iowa; George M "Upholstered Nassau Beds." Here is a
'.: a I itors are delighted with the weather and the Smith, G H Fleming N E Whitehurst, C M good business for a live man. Exclusive La non
Boota Ihra
\' .t : facilities our splendid harbor affords for indulging List of Letters Priest, J M Carrs, A K Hammond, Frank territory. Liberal commission. e ,
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_. j j in healthful exercise. Remaining in the Post-Office at Fernandina Simpson. Mrs J H McGinnis, Mrs Cornelia Address EDWIN S. LOOMIS, o ,
\'. T Jacksonville CM Fernandina, Fla.
t tl Nassau Florida Feb. 10 1883. Hogan, WRoby, ; Phelps, :An
+ The Amateur Concert. county, F W Olmsted, Camden, NY.; Miss F M
:\ Persons calling for these letters must say Olmsted Springs Frank Combs For Rent.
Saratoga ; =
The amateur concert, given at Lyceum
.I advertised: Memphis ; H M Godfrey, Taunton, Mass; A very desirable dwelling-house. Inquireof -'SLIPPERS' :
Hall on Tuesday evening, was largely attended Marr John E J Schlattman, St Paul, Minn ; E Burdett, JOHN HEDGES, i ++ '
George ;
Avary,
>, ; and was a decided success in every Clough, Jas A Madden, John,E nurse and two children, Georgia; J M Stew- January 19-tf Fernandina... ., Fla. -u ++-
ard Cincinnati Alex McDonald !
Lynchburg,
.respect. Cane, Jesse Robinson, Toll ;
The choice of pieces and adaptation of Corynell, Robt Rogers_Cornelius Va; S H :Alexander, Palma Sola, Fla; F Select "Intermediate" School for Embracing New and PopularGENTS' :
McGinnis, Terre Haute; W E Livingston, and Girls
Douthilt H D Sherman, Wilson C Boys ,
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voices was admirably arranged, while the Chas J and wife
W B Thompson, Sawbridge ,
Smith Jack
Goldberg, H Corner of Ash and Ninth streets. Circularson
.. .t variety of the entertainment placed upon Griffin, Elsy, Smith Elibet' Fla; Wm D Lowry and lady, F H Lake and application. S-r-Y-LES: :

;. I': I the programme gave the fullest satisfaction. Jones, Lizzie Smith, Susan lady, Fargus Falls, Minn ; J A German Jr G. W. SCHUYLER. ,
and wife- W H Long, John Hitchcock and
:'. : ;: I We do not feel at liberty to refer except Johnson Johnson, Clem Leaner U Thomas Tenney,, Dr Richard J B wife. Miss Fanny Hitchcock, Master John Pupils received in Vocal and Instrumental 1 ,
Music and French. 50
in terms to the excellence of individual Boston Charles H
,4 general Treeye,Thomas L Hitchcock,B W Hatch, ;
,;; i rendering of some of the masterpieces Meyer John. Blackford, A Herman, A Gart- PUBLISHING.
r +: of and instrumental music but HELD FOR POSTAGE: man D W Ruff York, Pa; Mrs J C Warner, City Scrip t .
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.4 l song S F Myers& CoN Y, W W Lumbrick, Mrs E H East, Baxter Jr, wife and daughter For sale at market rates, in amounts not less AND

'f would be glad to express the gratification Ellerton, So Ca.SAM'L Nashville ; H J Lee Fremont, Neb; E than $25. J. FRED LOHMAN. -

1 given to a most appreciative audience by T. RIDDELL P. M. Clinton, Mrs CalpbellIrs J M Ansit, J M Fernandina, Fla., December 30, 1882. tf B'u.aEEB GOODS.

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