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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 17, 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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VOL. V. FERNANDINA, FLA., SATURDAY FEBRUARY 17, 1883. NO. 13. _

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NEIV YORK. cigar dealer in Broadway,who manages to ex- FLORIDA. come near hitting me,' you ebony wretch,"I young teacher, seeing she was a stranger,
.advertisements out of almost anything, t I cried. "Don't you see what you have and desirous of showing her some attention,
FLORIDIAN EXPERIENCE-DELIGHTS OF FER- done?" Wai," said the black head, placidas took a seat by her one evening and remarked -
TRAINING IIORSES FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT did the same and now as they are more NANDINA-HOME COMFORT AT THE EG- ever, who'd a thought that you'd a been : You have been a long time in
HOW A VISITOR TO TOWN MAY SPEND AN INTERESTING plentiful a number of cheap resorts on the SUBURBAN WALK-A right thar as I throwd that chunk?" With this country, have you not, Mrs. Charles?" ti
I HOUR-USING THE NEW FIVE Bowery have signs in the windows announc- MONT-A SAD this the head disappeared behind the fence She bridled up and turning full upon him
WARNING TO GENTLEMEN WITH probably to the law of said I A 4
speculate upon : am not old. Oh, how the boys
will be in coin.
CENT PIECES AS ADVERTISEMENTS.To ing that change given, new SILK HATS ANtf WHITE LINEN. chance. How many more pieces could she teased the poor fellow about it afterwards.f '

the Editor of The Mirror: WASHINGTON. FERNANDINA, FLA., January 2lJ, i883. throw before hitting some one else? Slowlywe "Tried to catch the widow, did he?" said ;
wended our way back to our room, and they. As for the young teacher he did not ,
NEW YORK, February 10, 1883. Editor the Mirror: A Gazette has just reached us, telling of the .of etc. for and } "
To the of part ler our joys, repairs try to converse with her much after that.- .
One of the first institutions that the visitorto WASHINGTON, February 10, 1883. the terribly cold weather' in the Northern consolation. We sat on the ragged corner Land of Flowers. <,
States. As we sit lazily on the veranda of
of our'trunk and told our tale. Few words .
New York calls to see, is our fire depart- How not to do it, and yet to appear to this charming hotel, partially shaded by were necessary, our appearance being the PARIS.-

ment, and in the case of distinguished peo- want to do it, is the difficult role that the fruit-laden orange trees and fanned by gen- embodiment of eloquence. We :never be-

ple from other cities or abroad, one of the Republicans are essaying in the matter of tle zephyrs from the ocean it is difficult to lieved in the law of chances, always main- GUSTAVE DOR);,THE RENOWNED FRENCH PAINTER", ; .
realize that two days'travel north ward could
commissioners generally takes them to an the tariff bill. Last session when they had r bring such a change. But so it is. We left taining ment are that synonymous.We good luck. and good manage- BREATHES: HIS LAST.

engine house. We are justly proud of our abundant time they shifted the responsibility Chicago in the evening-:-thermometer seven do believe in natural selection, muchof 'To the Editor of the Mirror:

fire laddies, and the rapidity with which a on a tariff commission, and now, although degrees below zero-and wakened up in Tyndall, a little of Carpenter altogetherin PARIS! January 30, 1883. c

company gets ready and starts for a fire is- brought to a sense of duty by rain.Cincinnati As the to train note the sped prevalence southward of the a rain cold light evolution, would, in even many like of to Huggins'accept a little lines of of M. Gustave Dore" who expired last night, "r

really phenomenal. It takes no more than. the lesson of November, they are fritter- .. grew beaver and.Warl:1er. creeks became Ingersoll, did it not conflict with our pet be- or rather this morning, shortly after mid-
from two to five seconds for the horses to ing away the twenty days' remnant of the rivers, rivers lakes, and all through Ken- lief i ia retribution, correllation of forces and night, adds another name to the remorseless .,'

leave their stalls, be harnessed, hitched to present session in an effort to gain political tucky and Tennessee the country looked the complete balance at some time or otherof sweep of Death's hand which has recently ; -
and the miserable. Crowds
dreary people all that is moral
and
material in the uni-
., the engine and start out at top speed with vantage and place the Democrats in a false stood on the platforms of every station, verse, but what could have been the sin deserving passed over France. It appears that he- I

the 6,600 pound machine after them. It is position. If no tariff bill is passed, the I mostly colored men and boys, smoking and the punishment we had just re- caught cold on leaving a party last Friday ; )

very hard at times on the overworked firemen odium must rest on the party of the majority. .I soaking in the rain with manifest enjoyment ceived? The sand within our shirt collar that he was subsequently.attacked by angina.

:. to tumble out of bed at night and hitch The Democrats have expressed their one saw; but I at in work.the two days' journey never began seeking a lower level thus stimulat- pectoris, and that, although he rallied so-
ing thought. It became clear. We had
up in order to show some British Lord or willingness to vote for the bill proposed bya There were numerous smoky negro cabins voted the full Democratic ticket, probably' much yesterday as to lead his relatives to-

i'' other distinguished arrival in town their commission chosen by the Republicans, swarming with ragged women and childrenat the very hour when this poor wench was hope that he might pull through he him- s
both in doors and windows; dirty, miserable born The t settled. We breathedmore self from the first had the least doubt
skill, but they do not mind it in the least. and on the party having a majority accoun was never
a frame hotels with veranda posts rotting off ,
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liberated the sand lr
There is not a man in the department who the House and in the Senate will rest the floors out of level and windows and doors damages freely, and, went to supper.-R.,,in repaired Daven- about the danger of his situation. He fell

+: would not be glad to be placed in one of the condemnation of wasted time and political out of square. Water seemed plenty, but enport (Iowa) Gazette.TALLAHASSEE asleep about midnight, and very shortly

;. engine houses in the vicinity of the hotels, cowardice. I have heard it said that the fearfully neglected ; soap, an article unknown afterward his brother Emile and his sister,.

';, where visitors sojourn. Tips are plentiful, Democrats will offer the Senate bill as a lessness, and and dirt.whisky as abundant as shift- AND VICINITY IN who were at his bedside, heard a rattling- t ?

for people as a rule are appreciative, and substitute for the House bill when -it shall About fifty miles north of Chattanoogawe YE OLDEN TIME." noise. They turned towards him-Gustave

thus the men in the different companies have been completed, and vote for it solidly.If tried to go through a tunnel, but as the Mrs. Charles was another character of the Dore" was dead. The great painter had only ar

generally make very respectable side incomes. this programme is carried out, it is possi- south end had caved in just before we old territorial days. She kept a ferry and just completed his 51st year, having been a
reached it, we discreetly backed out. Twelve
house of entertainment where the
Persons fond of such things, and horses as ble enough Republican members can be hours hard shoveling cleared the track, and crossed the Suwanee, in what was Bellamyroad then born January 6th, 1832. Seldom, if ever, I

well, should not neglect to visit the training found to pass the bill but the interests on we pushed. Georgia looked better-the Columbia county. Forty and fifty years has an intrinsic life been more completely t

stable of the department in One Hundredand which will be arrayed against it are diversi- cabins cleaner, more trim and many of them ago this road was the great highway for filled with effort. Only those who were on

Twenty-fifth Street on the west side, fied and powerful. I do not see how Con- whitewashed.It travel to East Florida, and parties leaving very intimate terms with Dor6 were able to
was early morning when we rolled into Tallahassee invariably. the second
where new horses are broken for their work.It gress is going to accomplish anything, unless the beautiful Southern city of Savannah, night at Mrs. Charles. Her spent house thus be- realize the restless untiring activity and

is notlarge, being able to accommodate but doing nothing can be called accomplishing 'amed for its great cotton trade shaded ing the second stopping place, she was well energy of the man. No man ever lived more

eight horses. It is in charge of three firemen something. avenues, and cool sea air. Wandering known throughout this section, and as the thoroughly up to his own ideal of what an c

admirably suited to the work before them. There is grave foreboding, and even alarm, through its streets and suburbs we were ferry, as well as her keeping a public house artist's life should be. Almost his whole- .
struck with the of its colored .
large proportion proved profitable, she succeeded in accumulating -
The fire department has always in service in nearly half the houses of Washington, population, five out of every six beingof quite a competency, and her place existence was passed in his enormous studio a!

about 250 horses and buys about 50 per an- arising from a report that Congress will passa the darker hue. Broad street, with its then was, and even now is, known as in the Rue Bayard,the walls of which were-

num to replace an equal number that are bill adding one hour to the day's labor of double row of picturesque live oaks in the Charles' Ferry," and became the nucleusof covered with canvasses in various stages of
center is the Inter den Linden of Savannah important settlement.
an
worn out or condemned. The maximum Government clerks. As it is now, the fifteen and bears completion. Some years ago these were all : ,
a striking resemblance to that of While the Indians in their depredations
price paid for horses for the department is thousand Government clerks are required Berlin. We watched the workmen trucking committed sad havoc in all the country of large size, and even to the last Gustave t {

$300. None however, is bought outright to be in office at 9 a. in., and are dis- out from the warehouses bales of cotton around, destroying propeity and taking life DorS was always employed upon some one

thirty days trial being invariably demanded. missed at 4 p. m., with a recess of from for shipment and planting them in long strange to say :Mrs. Charles was never mo- gigantic painting. But of late, especially
rows on the streets. This is all done as in- lested. While others with fear and trem-
,
The main for the animal outside of from the time that he began to devote him-
requisite thirty minutes to one hour at noon. It is the days of yore no machinery, no im- blingwould nevertravel unless accompaniedby
speed and strength, is that it should be absolutely proposed by the bill to make the hour of provement, no enterprise, the men dragging an armed escort, she or any of her daughters self to statuary, he was in the habit of paint-

sound and free from blemishes. It dismissal 5 p. m. instead of 4. Bnt the pros- themselves about as if jj: t't risen from beds would ride fearlessly to Tallahassee, or' ing Alpine and stock landscapes of compara-.

must not be a kicker, nor a biter, nor showa pect of having an additional hour added to of sickness. Little wonder is it that wagesin to the more remote settlements. From the tively small dimensions, that is to say.
the South are lower than with us, for the fact that none of the family ventured forth
tendency to balkiness. The preliminary the day's labor has greatly alarmed these laborer here certainly does not accomplishhalf without a red blanket being thrown over measuring about four feet by six, for which

examination being satisfactory, the horse is pampered clerks, and they have been rush- so much as his white brother of the their horse, it was strongly suspected that he always found a ready sale. He was in

immediately turned over to the training ing into print and rushing to those membersof North. there was a secret understanding betweenher the habit of keeping eight or ten paintings ''
Six hours in Savannah and southward and the Indians. But whether this
stable. There the first thing the people set Congress with whom they are acquainted. was in hand at the same time, going from one t'
again, Jacksonville being our objective true or not, it was a notorious fact that when
out to learn is whether the animal has quick in order to persuade them to vote against : point. This is the principal city of Florida, murders were committed a few miles from to the other just as the fancy seemed to take

intelligence. If it is unable to grasp, after a the bill. The stock argument used by them. and commanding the St. Johns river, is, in her, she never expressed any alarm and him. When at work he was always pleasedto

few days,the necessity of jumping out of the is that mental labor is much more fatiguingthan fact, the headquarters for everybody. Yet, never lost any property from these depreda- receive his personal friends, and nothing
perhaps, with the exception of two hotels tions. So well known was this, that in y
stall, plunging to its proper place at the poleof manual labor but to this it may beI I which are very good there is little to recom- those troublous times her house was always gave him greater delight than to show what

the engine, and rushing out at full speed truly said that not one clerk in ten is capa-I mend it, the streets being heavy with sand regarded as a sanctuary of refuge. The late he was doing, and discuss the subjects upon.

the moment the driver takes up the hires, ble of mental labor, or is expected to per- I! and the place dull. ex-GovernorWm. P. Duval was a great favorite which he was engaged. When he himself .
then he cannot be I Fernandina having the advantages of the with her, and when he would make
kept. form work that requires such thought or talked-with more hesitation than is usually
sea-air and complete freedom from malaria, his annual visits on his way to the different
The school is fitted up very much like a study as strains the higher faculties. To induced us to go.thither for rest and change. posts to pay the Indians their annuity, she found among Frenchmen-of his aims, ob- '

regular engine house. In the centre is an those who know the real condition of thingsin This town is situated on Amelia Island, at could not do enough for him. His genial jects and ideas ;of art, his usually dreamy>
engine about 1,000pounds lighter than the the Government offices these complaints the head of one of the finest bays on our manners, his inexhaustiblefund of anecdote somewhat heavy eyes beamed with anima-
Atlantic coast, and its other attrac- completely captivated her. It was a gala
ones used for active service. Above it, on seem very ridiculous. Here are fifteen among tion. Not only was his facility altogether
tions it has
t a sea-beach drive, perhaps without day at her house when the Governor was
opposite sides of the pole, and hanging by thousand persons, supposed to be workingfor its peer in the world, being hard smooth expected. The culinary department of her beyond comparison with that of any other

long cords from the ceiling, are the sets of the Government, but they are withoutan and twenty miles in length. A short dis- household was kept busy preparing tempt- artist, but he seemed never to need models
harness ready for instant the and have been for tance to the north, on Cumberland Island, ing things for the expected guests. The
dropping on overseer, twenty years for his work. At all events, I never saw a
is the well-known estate Dungeness. This Governor was a greater man in her eyes
horses and hitching. A little back of the without an inspector. They are responsibleto was once the property of General Nathaniel than Andrew Jackson himself. But woe to model at his studio, although I have been. f

engine are the stalls. An alarm of fire is always nobody, and they come as near doing Greene, granted to him by the State of Geor- the luckless wight who dared say anything there hundreds of times. He took up "

sent directly to the central office. By nothing from Christmas to Christmas as any gia for his valuable services in the revolutionary against her favorite, for a virago's tongue- statuary some seven or eight years ago, and
war. The old :Manor house was lashing was the result. On one occasion
means of a switch it is transmitted to like number that lived. I wish the ,
studio-
every ever since then about a fourth part of his
burnt during the late rebellion, and stood when the term came round to 'pay the In-
engine house, where it sounds a gong. reader could have a bird's-eye view of all until lately a splendid ruin ; but it is now dians their annuity, Governor Duval wasoutof has been boarded up into a separate room

When these strike they are so adjusted as to the employes in all the offices of the United torn down, its present owner desiring to the State, and in his absence the late Jas. for the use of his artisan assistants. The

move a system of weights which fall, thereby States Government. He would see carpetedand build a fine modern residence on the same D. Westcott, who was then Secretary, was last time I was there Dore"had just completed !
spot. After wandering through the long the acting Governor. The day before he left
pulling a wire and loosening the horses frescoed rooms, desks that cost sixty avenues of live oak with their gray veils of Tallahassee he sent word to Mrs. Charles the colossal statue of Alexander Dumas, the -

from their stall. These wires are attached dollars, luxurious chairs and lounges, exquisite :- moss, the effect being heightened by charm- that the Governor and his suite would dineat elder, whom he had known personally, and

to a spring bolt in the side of the stall over writing paraphernalia, all the equip- ing vistas, we visited the grave of General her house on a certain day-that officer of whom he spoke in terms of warm sym-
Harry Lee who died here while his of Mr. Westcott. On the
visiting course, being
which the ring in the end of the halter isplaced ments of a clerical Sardanapalus. He would appointed pathy. Close by were two of his recent contributions -
,. .. friend General Greene. This grave has been day Mr. Westcott, accompanied bya
which sups off as soon as me bolt is see sybarite clerks, male and female, reading much neglected ; and the old shell fence military escort, rode up. It was quite a to the Salon-the Infant Christin

)pulled. The first thing done with a green gossipingsmoking, neglecting the work seems ready to fall to pieces. The parks large party, for, besides the Acting Governorand His mother's arms extending his handsin
horse is to get him to learn that when he which half their number could easily per- and gardens also show great want of attention his escort, there were servants clerks involuntary semblance of the cross oru
!, but the groves of fruit trees, the date teamsters, etc. Quite a considerable amountof .
hears the gong it is his duty to get to his form. I say neglecting the work, for it is palm, magnolia and palmetto, all give evi- money was carried along to pay the annuities which He was to suffer and the Xubean girl

place with all the speed possible. The bell notorious that work in many offices is farin dence of the tropical grandeur of this noble, and for this reason a strong guardwas lifting the child beyond the reach of a men- i

is sounded, and a man stands ready the moment arrears. The work is not great or difficult, well-kept park of the days gone by. This necessary. The party arrived at the acing serpent. At any time of the day Dora
the halter is loosened to lead himto but the workmen are incompetent and idle interesting island has recently been purchased ferry about'2 p. m.: horses were unsaddledand
strap I was to be found surrounded by his statue 1
by Mr. Oarnagie. of Pittsburg, brother stabled, and the savory fumes of the '
his place in a gentle walk. This lUayha.e and have no one to keep them employed.Take of Andrew Carnagie, of Davenport & St. approaching feast greeted the olfactories of and paintings, and for the most part with. m

to be done fifty times before he under- i the Patent Office as an example.. In Paul Railroad fame, and well-known to the hungry travelers. The old lady and her no company but that of two owls, whose
stands the meaning of it. After that he is this office there are nearly one hundred and many in Davenport. A swift little steam- daughters were deep in the mysteries of the cage was in the window of the studio. The
yacht plies between this island and Fernan- kitchen, pots were boiling, frying pans hiss-
taught to come out with a gentle trot and fifty examiners whose business it is to ex- dina for the accommadation of visitors. ing, and everything betokened unusual pre- painter seldom designed any drawings in 2

finally at full speed. When he has learned amine inventions and allow patents upon In this latter place founded by the Span- parations. The tired travelers became more the Rue Bayard, reserving work of that sort

this well, he is taught to do it of his own such as appear to be new. Yet, owing to iards in 1632, a hotel has been built, called and more ravenous, until finally, about 3 for his evenings at home in the Rue St.
by Barbour in his work on Florid, the n. mo.., MY.Vf,. _jfr'rktt.__._ inquired when____ thpv -
accord -- ---- e. n
without being led and'if he is intelligent the neglect and idleness and shirking of r- ----J
an a Dominique. In the old-fashioned home at
best hotel in the South. Notwithstanding could get dinner. Not until the Governoreats i
animal he generally understands at majority of these examiners, many inventors the fame of this house to us it was an ," said the old lady gruffly. "Well," No. 7 he lived the quietest of lives with his

once what is expected of him. But all is have to wait from ten weeks to one year agreeable surprise. We have traveled much said Mr. Westcott I am the Governor." mother,to whom he was devotedly attached..
done before their examined and stopped at many hostleries, good bad "No," said she "you can't fool me. Gov-
gently, and the animal is taught to repose cases are and passed Dor6 was indeed a most devoted son, and
and indifferent, some built at perhaps ten ernor Duval sent me word yesterday to pre-
every confidence in those around him. upon. There seems to be no way to make his home never again seemed to be what it
times the cost of this, but for genuine, solid pare dinner for him, and you can't get a
He is kept in the training stable for thirty them do the work that they are paid with home-like comfort, luxurious beds, choice mouthful until after he comes." Again Mr. had been before his mother was taken fromit.

days. If by that time he has not mastered the inventor's money to perform, for they viands and superb cookery commend us to Westcott explained to her that he was Act- The great painter had a great heart as x
the Egmont Hotel, of Fernandina with its ing Governor, as Governor Daval was out of
his
lessons he is turned out. If he have been appointed through the political
passes well as a great mind, and in other matters
gentlemanly proprietor, G. W. Kittelle. the State, and that he (:Mr. Westcott) was
well he is transferred to the engine company influence of certain Republican Senators The suburbs here are quite interesting, at the man who sent the message. This fired outside the scope of his art he was a strong;: p
in need of a horse. An hour in this train and members, and they are entirely independent least we had such evidence yesterday duringa her. Turning on him with flashing eye she and original thinker. He had been engaged

ing school is one of the most pleasant enter- of the inventor who pays them. short walk. Passing a high board fence, said : "You the Governor! You You for some time before his death in making ,
daintily picking our little poolsof nasty, contemptible little look
way among puppy ; you
tainments visitor in town can find. The Patent Office is not only supported by water left by a morning shower on the like being the Governor, don't you? Get sketches for illustrations to Shakespeare, the- _
The new five cent pieces are as yet a comparative the money which i inventors pay for the examination shell sidewalk, a severe blow on the shoulder out of my house this minute. You don't poet, whom he put above all others, and
scarcity in town, and for this reason of their cases, but it brings a by a heavy piece of rotten watersoakedwood fool me, I can tell you !" Argument, per- with whom it was his ambition to measure _
large surplus revenue into the United States brought us up standing. At our suasion, and every proof was useless with
enterprising bar-room keepers and cigar Treasury. The net profit to the Govern- cry of distress the head of a young colored such a woman, and our travelers were com- his strength.. _
dealers make a good use of them. On the ment from the Patent Office was, last year, woman appeared above the fence. Taking pelled to resume their journey with empty
first day on which they were to appear, not $325,351: and the amount to the credit of in the situation, she said, feigning a stupid, stomachs. Instead of getting a good dinnerat Louisville is making great preparationsfor
fifty dollars worth were received at the Sub- the Patent Office accumulated since 1837 is stolid look : Wai, I mos' nigh come near 2 p. m.. it was way after dark and at the an industrial exhibition, to begin next ;
$2,205,471. Considering the fact that the hittin' ye, didn't I?" Just'think of it; our next house before they could get anythingto
Treasury from the Mint. An enterprising Patent Office is not only self-supporting, new stovepipe lay on the edge of a puddle, eat. August. Residents have subscribed $250.-
hotel 1. man at once sent to Philadelphia and bu t contributes largely to the revenues of dirty water trickled over our immaculate How long she was a widow I know not. 000 to put up a building covering thirteen
purchased $30 worth. In the evening his the Government, it is certainly due to the linen, small pieces of rotten, sandy wood But she was very sensitive about her age. acres, and the railroad companies likely to-
place inventors,supporters of the Patent Office worked their way inside of our shirt collar, Some thirty odd years ago she brought her be benefited are expected to give as much
was thronged, everybody wanted one that they should have their business promptly and one side of our fine black suit daubed youngest son to this county, placing him at more. The show will last 100 days, and. '
of the pieces in change. The next day a ] executed.. with thesame.1bominablestuff.h'Mostnigh school in the Bradford neighborhood. The cotton will be the chief feature.


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'i: ::1.. THE FLORIDA MIRROR : FEBRUARY 17.

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'. THE GOLDEN YEAR. one to call for such punishment, I thought, Ah, what jealous fool I was, I thought, to love. I remembered the child's blush and To read those laws; an accent very low
for no prouder man breathed than old Mark with a dry laugh at my own expense, and, agitation at sight of her handsome cousin, In blandishment, but a most silver flow
We sleep and wake and sleep, but all things Olifaunt, of Olifaunt Chace. I said so, I remember as a sort of penance,-J[ went straight to my and I thought Archie would have his rights Of subtle-placed counsel in distress;
H move; to my cousin one day when, his room and took off my best coat-it was i again, in spite of the stern old mans' will. Right to the heart and brain, though unde-
The sun flies forward to his brother sun, father being ill and confined to his roomas only two years old then-and put on my old I "Can I. she said, "give him back they scried,
11 The dark earth follows wheeled in herM was now often the case-the young fellow inky one again. : money and the Chace, Ralph, and just keep Winning its way with extreme gentleness
eclipse, brought his handsome brown face and The world was ablaze with sunshine that.I enough for auntie and myself to live on? I Through all the outworks, of suspicious
,1; And human things returningon themselves, his cigarette into the dull old library and afternoon, from the breezy uplands and the i should like to stay somewhere near the old pride;
''; Move onward, loading up the golden year. tried to make himself comfortable in his changing woods to the tranquil gardens of I home, so that I might come sometimes and A courage to endure, and to obey."
himself the bard the Chace in China asters and late all."
I lazy way by stretching on gorgeous see'OU Cecil's eyes seemed to fasten on face
." j ; Ah, though the times when some new cushion of the window-seat with a pile of roses. I threw myself down under a tree I "becil.1 said, with an effort at composure I spoke these words in some blundering my as
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:I ;:. thought can bud dusty books under his head. remember, and lay there in a delicious idle- "there is a way by which you can give way ; she then was silent. ,0
i'" ',, ': Are but as poet's seasons when they flower, .Yes," he assented, with that drawling ness, watching the lady-bugs creep up and back the Chace and Mark Olifaunt's money, "A courage to obey !1" she said,
store! musical voice of his; my father is proud, down the long grasses and the stalks of the and yet not leave the old house at all." "How true that is It does need musingly.a brave

,, .; as you say, but he is very hard on the faults buttercups, and marking every moment "Tell me," she said breathlessly, with soul. But the noblest woman should be
l' { And slow and sure comes up the golden and follies of the well-born ; it is his with an impatient throb of the heart, untilI clasped hands; and she rose and came to my humblest when she finds her master." the
ri crotchet, I suppose. He considers that whena should hear the sound of carriage wheels. side.
UI: year.When Archie'was beginning
some
'ftf man with blood in his veins condescendsto The ripening pears above my head shut out I hesitated like a coward when Cecil speech, when he was laughing:
: } ;}. wealth no more shall rest in mounded an unworthy action, he deserves to be the yellow sunlight, and now and then one, looked into my face with her clear maiden of a servant, who interrupted brought by letter the entrance
"r,Y t;, ..' heaps, lowered accordingly in the social scale. Not over mellow, fell on the moss at my feet. eyes. I felt reluctant to stain her fair cheek me. It was addressed to "Mr.a for
fpr." But smit with freer flight shall slowly 1 melt very complimentary to that worthy inter- She was coming, my Goldenhead-my Ce- with the blush my words would cause ; but Olifaunt Chace," but as I was about Olifaunt to ,
I ., ..iiff? In many streams to fatten lower lands, mediate class who are supposed to receive cil-she was coming home. at last I spoke abruptly and rudely. I was it the postmark caught and I open *
:'. 't :i. And light shall spread, and man be liker the aristocratic sheep that go astray; but I forgot the handsome boy who stood in in too great pain to choose my words "This is from Buenos my Ayres eye. Archie paused,

,I 1 li"-t.' ;. manThrough there the Olifaunt pride comes in, you see." the porch, I forgot the lapse of time, and Marry Archie!1" I said. said, holding it toward him "it is
J ,0 .{ .: all the seasons of the golden year. "Condescends to an unworthy action !" I pictured to myself Cecil, the child I had She shrank from me, almost as if I had for you, no doubt." ; meant
. ''''Jr...: reseated inwardly, and wondered what a taught to read, running to meet me-not struck her, (Heaven forbid!1)) I had been Archie seized the letter
hurriedly
r ; {;!! Shall eagles not be eagles? wrens be wrens? this have been when ,andtore;
l / as must Cecil Bland, the heiress, who might possibly too coarse, too brutal. No blush came to it with muttered :
' :.1". ./' (; If all the world were falcons, what of that? he was banished from home could have look down on Ralph, her poor relation. And I i her downcast face, only a deeper pallor."Is cousin.open,As he a read it his excuse to; his

': :,, ;11..,. The wonder of the eagle were the less been guilty of. yet it was Cecil Bland, the heiress, after all, this your counsel to me, Ralph?" she turned of a curious leaden color young and cheeks!
; ft.*' But he not less the eagle. Happy days "My uncle is often ailing now, Archie," I who had come to us-a tall, slight girl, with asked then. mouth had an evil expression such his
f", ":.':-.;. Roll onward, leading up the golden year. said with an involuntary sigh. the exquisite face' unchanged, but not my "I have no better to offer," I said as seen on it once before. Cecil ;watched as I him had
'
f.v'' ".,,. Harsh as old Mark had always been to Cecil; not the child. I saw that at a glance, quietly as might be. "He is young and anxiously. The child connected all
t. poor. his
. Fly, happy, happy: sails and bear the press ; he friend in the world and handsome. is seldomfar
; j. :'':. me, was my only ; with a feeling of tears in my heart as she as- gay Happiness troubles with money matters, and I think
1 Fly, happy with the mission of the cross; gloomy as the Chace was- now I could not cended the broad, steps, followed by her from such as he, Cecil. She only shuns Archie knew this.
ry;;;. Knit land to land, and blowing heavenward remember any other home, and in these aunt, a gentle looking lady, who was to live such grizzled hair and sallow faces as mine, "You have had bad news cousin T' asked
.t's, :.'. With silks, and fruits, and spices free oftoil days I had a terror coming upon me lest I with her, and held out both her hands to my dear. Archie's bright eyes are worth the girl timidly. "Can I help, ?"
you
;ti 1 should lose my seat in the corner of the handsome Archie, standing there still in his more to him than all the musty learning cursed bills "'said
t Only some Archie,be-
:'." '.. ; "t-!.t. Enrich the markets of the golden year. oaken library, and be left to drift out into gaiters and velveteen coat, with a sorrowful contained within these gloomy walls could. tween his teeth, crumpling and crushing the
the great lonely world, where Cecil's face I expression on his face that I had never seen be." "
k \i., :, But old" Ah when shall all letter in his hand as he spoke.
? we
' :, : d." \,, men's grow goodBe and Cecil's voice would never reach me there before. A pretty brute I was to speak so to the There was a fire in the room, and Archie

'y:<;1. f: :*.' each man's rule? and universal peace more. "Cousin Archie," said Cecil, in a faint, child, vho' tool there in her straight black went up to it as if to throw the paper into
"My uncle is often ailing now, I said, agitated voice and blushing she dress, cold and pale as a little nun, listeningto
,
\ t : Lie like a shaft of light across the land, yes, the flame, but with a sudden searching lookat
4 and sighed, while my cousin Archie beganto blushed under his dark ardent :"" Cousin me and saying never a word. All the violet -
" \r: : And like a lane of beams athwart the sea eyes me he paused and put it into his breast
." ', .E..Y) :: Through all the circle of the golden year. roll up another cigarette with his taper, Archie, I hope you will let me atone to and rosy shadows had died away. Chill pocket, laying his hand on his coat outside,
.; f'l> girlish finger tips. you for my dear dead uncle's sad mistake." and gray the autumnal dusk was stealing on almost as a dog might take a glove had
" ..r, Yes," he drawled again, but this time Archie looked more melancholy still as us, and folding us in its weird arms. given him to watch between his you
paws.
3 $, CECIL AND I. with a touch of feeling in his tone that he thanked her, holding her two little black- Ralph;" said Cecil, breaking the silence Cecil rose and followed him, with a troubled
F" f pleased me. "He is breaking up ; he hasled gloved hands in his, and then took her into (ah. the sweet voice, with the soul in it !1)) "if face.

.,i [, CIIAPTER I. an unnatural life, you see, satisfying his the hall. There she saw me in my shabbyold my Cousin Archie will take back his rightsin Cousin," she asked again gently, may
. {Po!': Cecil was stern old Mark Olifaunt's niece brain with all manner of good things, and coat like an inky spectre in the autum- my hand. I will do as you advise. It is I not help you? These debts-they oughtto
, ts:.'>.: and I, Ralph Olifaunt, his poor relation, ignoring his heart ; and it is beginning to nal sunshine, and the color died from her the money, I think that gives me this pain be paid. I have no money," she said,
t:' secretary-drudge. Like me, Cecil was as tell upon him now. I am sorry, Heaven lovely girl's face. here ; perhaps it will go with the money" taking out her little empty purse with a
? t(Y': .. poor as a little mouse when she first brought knows, for my own share in his unhappiness "Ralph," she said, in a clear grave tone Ah, little Goldenhead, how came you by childish gravity, "but Ralph will get me
; ': her curly head-golden as a bunch of but- ; but being an Olifaunt, like himself, that was new to me, you are left in the old the heartacae? some for you."
,:.' ,,:- tercups-and her solemn, pretty gray eyes and as proud after my own fashionoras home still ;" and then she gave me her hand Archie took her hand in his and raised it
;' :' < to Olifaunt Chace, where the sound of her stubborn, if you will-my father went and went away with handsome Archie CHAPTER II. to his lips.

:: I little dancing feet and the chattering and the wrong way" about breaking me in-the through the flowers and the amber light. I I don't think Archie ever loved Cecil, in Cecil, my good angel," he said, a little
w, .: -: singing of her bird's voice made pleasant wrong way. And I-I escaped to my old den in the : spite of his gallant ways and pretty little at- theatrically, "why should you waste your
:: ,.F::, music for us two lonely men, as we sat There was some great unhappiness, it was oaken library, where the child with the yellow tentions. He was too happy or too indifferent sweet pity on a poor hunted devil like me.
; our books and after evident, between father and son ; some pain curly hair had chattered to me long
among day
papers day, in her absence, too fond of chatting with Let me endure the misery my poor father
'''' through rain and sunshine, and storm and rankling in the old heart and the young, and laying head down on folded
ago, my my Kitty, the gamekeeper's black-eyed wife. I has brought upon me. Do not further de-
: ; snow, seeing little more of the beau- that needed a woman's ministering hand to I lamented in secret-weeping for "
; green, arms my don't think he ever loved Cecil ; but I sup- grade me by an offer of money.
heal and that doomed be
.' : tiful world than was visible from the dim was never to broken idol. something in the girl's agitation when- But it is yours, Archie," pleaded Cecil.
':; f' old windows of the library. healed in Mark Olifaunt's lifetime. Little Goldenhead was lost to me ; lost as pose ever he came into the room, her shy blushes Indeed I did not mean to wound you-it is
,./' Cecil Bland was the dying gift of old Well, Archie went away in due time- ; the stern, hard man who lay in his lonely and tender manner, opened his eyes to the all yours. Oh, cousin, she went on passion-
.. ", Mark's only sister, who had made an unfor- went bank Montevideo,and to his clerk'sdesk grave, and had been my only friend.I chance that lay before him of gaining the ately, "this misery is breaking my heart!
:": tunate marriage ; for which offence-as if it of his own accord. don't know how long I sat there with fortune that should have been his. I maybe Only take back from me what I have nori..ht
be
was not enough for one poor woman's life- You have made me a shop-keeper, but when low I afraid I to keep, and-"
,' \ my grief, presently a sigh harsh in my judgment, but am
: time she had said, with his careless laugh, to the old man,
M '" never been forgiven by the close at hand aroused me. and I lifted my am not. She held out her little trembling hands
t stern man to whose heart her dying voice whose black brows were knit with ill-re- head, I saw that the sun was setting, and The old library being a favorite haunt of imploringly ; but Archie's comedy was not
I intend
brought no pity, no relenting even when it pressed suffering, "and a shop-keeper throwing long violet and rosy shadows from Cecil's, Archie often came to it now; and I, yet played out.
:. pleaded with the mother's sacred agony of to be. I have no ambition beyond the stained window across the room, and on from my faroft'corner, watched over the Never," he said mournfully,"never,dear
L ,'" Jove for the little life she left unsheltered in that. See how well you have" succeeded in a girl's fair head that was bowed on oldrark's child with a vain, helpless jealousy. She Cecil. I could not wish to see the old Chacein
.. ','* the world that had used her so hardly. The breaking my Olifaunt pride! empty chair. was growing pale of late, I fancied and some- better hands. When I am gone, as I soon
? : child would have a home, Mark promised A word just then from the father would, Cecil Bland had remembered the old den times I thought I would speak to Archie, shall be, for I care little what becomes of me

;..> ', grimly, and should be taught to earn her I think, have kept at home the wild young then ; she had come to see it ; it was her and give him a glance into her pure girl's now, I shall remember you gratefully, even
heart he had embittered but the word
r ';... t living after some decent fashion. That was ; was sigh I had heard. There she stood in her heart, for her own sake, my little Cecil's:!, to in my most reckless moments. I have no
: the best comfort he had for the wistful failing not spoken. home in the world. What mattersit
trailing, magnificent black "dress, her wist- assure her happiness, or that pure shrine no place
:.. ;t, .,; ears to which he spoke, and which would My Cousin" Cecil is unkind to stay awayso ful eyes going over the familiar objects in should have been sacred from such careless where I crawl away to die!"
{ never hear word of his again. long, said Archie, when he was wishingus Cecil turned death.
the room, and her little delicate hands eyes. But there was no need. pale as
So Cecil came to the Chace in her little good-bye, in his careless fashion. Youshould There old ancestor of "
touching those'that were near her with a One day they were sitting the old room, was a godless: ours,
l' black frock, and was consigned to the have sent for her to keep me com- continued Archie with effective bitterness
care pretty lingering touch. Round the tall back and I was trying to read within sound of ,
i.; of Mark's housekeeper, who, being a kindly of Mark Olifaunt's empty chair she put Cecil's murmuring words and low trills of "who drank himself to death because some
.z woman, took care that the child had an Not until I can trust you better, sir, both her arms, and laid her cheek againstit laughter. Archie was amusing her with some fair lady was blind to his merits. Perhapsthat
: abundance of fresh air and food,and health- growled old Mark. "Shop-keepers" as a fondly."Ah animated account of his travels, and when he will be my fate, Cecil-who knows?"
'" .f. ful fun and play, and, more than all, a rule, have low notions'of" honor. Ralph," she said, softly, as if we forgot his melancholy the child was always The young coward I thought. Oh,if she
": motherly heart to lay her poor little lonely "Thanks, sir, laughed Archie. "But "I had already been speaking to each other, happy. She did not know (why should she did not love him-if the child's happinesswere
,. 1 head against sometimes and think or settling, and I want a pretty wife. not involved-could I endure this?
a motherly -
"why did he make me so unhappy? be hurt by knowing it?) that the young fellow
cheek to kiss. How the child to "Choose one of your own class, then,1'sneered Cecil was leaning against old Mark's chair
came venture It was the dear old voice, the sweet child'sface was never sad except in her presence.
into old Mark's den I could find the old man ; "my pretty Cecil is for her fair head bent as if in .
never again, for that moment; but when I She was questioning him now with innocent support, prayer.I
4 out, but being a fearless happy little crea- for"your betters. rose and drew near, the same cold change curiosity touching the brilliant Spanish- rose and went to her; but the old white
':. ture, she did venture in day in I shall remember your advice, sir, wereArchie's change her face and turning
one came
singing came over her that had chilled me in the American women he had been telling her upon ,
: the coolest, prettiest way imaginable, even last words, and something in his hall, and I went back abashed to my den about, and I thought she sighed as he expatiated from me with a sort of shiver she held out
': under the very spectacles of her terrible laugh jarred on my dull ears. and waited for her to speak. on their dark charms. her hand to Archie.

'r uncle, perching on the arm of his chair like It was not long after this that Mark Oli- Ralph," she said again, and now with a "How handsome they must be, Cousin Stay, cousin," she said, brokenly ; "stay
i: : a stray linnet, and taking it for granted that faunt fell dangerously ill, and his illness beau clear, composed voice, do you remember Archie," she said half envyingly and fold- with us always, for my sake."
a t she must be a welcome visitor. from the day on which he received a teaching me to read in this old room?" ing her pretty hands in a quaint little way Archie stopped and covered her hand with
". i' w St Ah, my Cecil How often after that first letter with the foreign stamp, which must Did I remember? I only said Yes." peculiar to her."Handsome. rapturous kisses. And that was Cecil Bland's ..

= smiling summer day you came singing have been from his son. "And do you remember, Ralph, when I ," repeated Archie, "yes. I betrothal.
.
through the sombre room, making us forget Ah, little Goldenhead, we wanted you in grew older and wanted anything explainedto would choose from them before all women
) : our weary books! Even old Mark himself those days-we wanted you very much- me, how you gave me leave to come to, for beauty and espeglerie. They walk well, I CHAPTER III.
l' i would smile grimly at the sight of your lit- but you were never to see poor Mark again, your side always for help?" and talk well, and use their fans and their ; Well, the days went by. The splendid
; tle yellow curly head peeping round thee my darling-never again. I did remember, Heaven help me AgainI great black eyes to perfection ; but beyond autumn fields grew bleak end brown ; the
'i dark screen that hid the oaken door, and I wrote for my cousin Archie to tell him of said "Yes. thatHere Archie paused, and Golden- wind whistled through the naked woods;
; \ would take you on his knee and listen to his father's death, and to urge his speedy re Ralph," said the girl tremulously, and head looked down. the dark November days were at handdarkand
\F your small tongue, that was never weary of turn. I had no pride left in me, I thought, laying her slight fair hand on my shabby Beyond that, cousin?" she asked. wild without and within. It painedme
; chattering.Little and I wanted to ask the heir for my old sit- coat sleeve I ., he Cecil less than
am come to you for help to- They are not worth a thought, re to see that was happy
I Cecil, who stood by my side, and uation of secretary, librarian, poor rela- day. Will you give it to me?" plied. ever, and yet her handsome young lover
'i : there spelled out your first word-little tion-anything that would keep just one. Would I give her my life, if such a use- Oh hush. Archie," pleaded the girl. took infinite pains to render himself agree- 1
,'t : Goldenhead have often wondered since link between my withered life and the less, withered life as mine were worth the That is a hard thing to say of any woman.I able, spending the entire day in the child's !
; : J then-do you remember those days as faith- angel-faced girl I had taught to read in the offering? I said"Yes" for the third time. suppose they have hearts like the rest of sombre sitting-room, and singing airy little !
s t fully as I ? old library. So Archie came home, and the Cecil paused ; the violet shadows flick- us?" love songs while she accompanied him on

: t r. "|What folly, am I dreaming? The child grim law business had to be got through.I ered on her drooping, golden head, and on Hearts! Well, yes, I suppose so, too" her new piano, and the placid lady, her
a f u is a woman now. I, Ralph, the melancholy don't remember feeling any surprise her exquisite, downcast face, losing them- drawled Archie. "I really never thought of aunt, dozing peacefully the while. Being a
:' .f i lad who grew up in the old library as pale when the will was read, and we found that selves in her sombre dress, that trailed on their hearts before." tender-hearted little thing,Cecil would some-
\ i' : as a plant that never saw the sun, am a the old man's money, which had been of so the oaken floor in straight, heavy folds. What, then, do you value in a woman, times come to the old den and coax me to
'J. ', man, tall, gaunt, not particularly happy little use or pleasure to him as well as the Then she went and sat down on her old Archie?" asked Cecil, shyly. "What do join them; but I felt more at home among
; II man, of more than thirty years, and stern dear, gloomy old Chace, had been left to his stool by my chair in the corner. I stood you think there is in any of us worthy of a the old familiar books, whose faces were as
.y... t old Mark Olifaunt is in his grave." niece, Cecil Bland, in remembrance of the apart and watched her, stung with a delicious thought?" sallow as my own. Airy love songs and
:.t h.I Time time! It seems only yesterday only affection of his life." pain. Archie looked at her fair, downcast face pleasant hours were for the young; what I
4 II that the old man said to me with a quaint When Archie heard it he laughed-it wasa Ralph," she began presently, "I am with a lazy air of triumph that sent the blood had I to do with them ?
I ,surprise.| child is growing up 1" bitter laugh, which sounded so oddly in sorry for my cousin Archie. I am sorry tingling through my veins; if the child did One thing struck me as strange,and it was
J.. The child was growing up, indeed, into a the house where the hush of death still lin that my dear dead uncle should have beenso show what she felt in her simple fashion, that we saw no token in the house of the
t :, straight, slight girl, with an exquisite face, gered. unkind to him and to me. This money, he ought to have been manly enough not to preparation of that wedding finery in which
j' :, a voice with a soul in it, and was entering I have still my 'shop and my plebeian Ralph, oh, this money, seems piled on my see it. women take such an innocent delight. Cecil
: I into her careless, tranquil maidenhood, herself hopes," he said. I wish my pretty cousin heart making it ache." And indeed the You mean, what should I value in-my wore always her straight nun's robe of black,
j unconscious of the change. joy." child seemed cowed beneath her large for- wife?" he said, lowering his voice a little, which made her fair beauty the more radiant,
r 44 The child is growing up,'?said Mark 01- But there was an evil flush on his handsome tune as beneath some burden she could not but I caught the word.I and no scrap of rainbow-tinted silk or deli-
.' t '.'I ifaunt. "I must send her away from the young face, and I felt pity for the lad'sdisappointment. throw off. "I want to give it back to Archie, saw Cecil's lips form a low "yes." In answer cate lace showed that she thought of any

II' Chace." Ralph, and you must tell me how ; you are Archie drew what he, no doubt, con- change.
t :1 A sunbeam that was struggling through Cecil had no need of money ; she had bet- so wise," sidered a good portrait of Cecil Bland her- I one day ventured on a little joke about
l: rimy diamond-paned windows seemed to ter gold in her shining tangle of curls than "No, Cecil, no," I stammered ; "I am a self-making her the merest shadow of a this, but with one of her quaint, childish
.' ,. lade away at these words and leave the room ever Mark Olifaunt could leave her. Why fool, child, for all my book-learning. I have woman, a colorless, vapid, lymphatic angel. impulses, Cecil put her hand on my lips and
;. r. very dark. did he tease the child with such a gift? read myself blind, you see ; blind and foolish How should such as he look into the depths stopped me.
( tl Send Cicil away !" I asked in a kind of Me, the poor lad who had grown old be- ." of her sweet woman's nature, and see what Oh, time enough for that, Ralph," she
stupor. "But, why, sir?" fore my time under his dark roof, the stern I spoke very bitterly, form heart was lay there glorified by her shrinking modesty, said with a sad little attempt at cheerfulness -
i Why, sir !" echoed Mark Olifaunt knit man had not forgotten, and I felt that I had sore. I saw only one way in which the for- as diamonds sparkle in the gloom? "when my wedding day draws near;
). ting his savage black brows, why, sir, because all I wished for on earth in fifty pounds a tune should come back to handsome Archie, A faint flush rose to Goldenhead's face as now it seems, oh, so farfrom me."
'i my son/Archie is coming home from year for the rest of my life, and the perpetual and, being a jealous idiot, I shuddered with she listened, but when Archie's fine speechwas I could not translate her sigh ; it seemedto
t. 4' a\, South America, that's why, sir." charge of the library at the Chace.I some curious dread at the idea. over, she burst into a merry little have more of relief than of regret in it,
; :: I was going to say, Your son, sir only should now see Cecil sometimes ; her Little Goldenhead, your pure soul would Well, Archie," she said gleefully, "all I but that was impossible.
k I thought I would not give him the pleasure young life would warm me with its radi- have shrunk from mine-stormy with base can say is, I should not like to know your We were standing together in the windy
of mimicking me again. Nevertheless, it ance. The child would come home at last. emotions-if you could have read it then. model of a wife, or have to spend a week shrubbery that day, I remember; there wasa
,: was the first time I had ever heard of this And at last the very day came on which we She only looked at me with her clear, grave with her. How hard it would be to amuse gate that opened into one of the lanes
: t t, son, and I was naturally surprised. expected her. I took a holiday in her honor, gaze, and the color died from her face, as it her. Ralph," she said turning to me, tell around the Chace, and Cecil passing by had
t i : Cecil went away. Ah I even now it seems and made the wide gardens yield tribute to had done once before that day. me your ideal now; but don't make her a seen me walking up and down, and out of
'r' ,,4,,' "'! hard to write the words-she went away and her beauty. I remember I even changedmy "You will help me, Ralph ?" she said. blue-stocking, please." her sweet pity had joined my lonely ramble.A .
: left us more lonely than ever. coat. I remember it, because Archie I am come to the old room for counsel, re My ideal Well, I told it to her, only in chill breeze scattered the fallen leaves that
1 ;: It seems to me that in that long year I laughed at me and asked for my tailor's ad- member. How can I make restitution to better words than I could ever find of my had drifted into heaps, and swirled in the
: grew into the old sober-sided man I am. dress. But he did not need it-that was my poor cousin Archie own. long black folds of Cecil's silken dress. The
". j'J : With her my youth left me; would she bring certain. No tailor could make him hand- \Vould it be right to do so, Cecil?" I The wife I dream of.Jchild: ," I)aid,"and child was cold in spite of her splendid sables,
"" ..L' E it back, I wondered, in her fair little hands? somer than he was-the proud-looking lad, questioned sadly. "Should he not rather am never to find, must have- but still she lingered and walked up and
t ': :, Meanwhile my cousin Archie came home, with his brown face and dark Olifaunt eyes.I live out the punishment his father has or- not but down with me under the melancholy trees.I .
: and haying no one else to talk to, was remember feeling a curious pang as I dained for him? For what fault Archie Eyes fedWith down-dropt nor over-bright, talked to her of her coming happiness,
r N, rf't ; pleased to oe very gracious to poor oldRalph saw Archie that afternoon standing in the best knows." longing to bring the smiles back into her
flame
the of
:. 1 ," as he called me. He told me that quaint old porch, with the serene autumnal "Pity! is best, Ralph," said the child, clear-pointed chastity, dear little face, but she seemed to shun all
: \' : he had been sent out to Montevideo, as a sunshine all around him. He wore a velveteen pleadinglypity and forgiveness. dear She must have- mention of her lover, and would have me
: ; punishment for some boyish folly"- about coat and leather gaiters, and carrieda dead uncle loved Archie in his heart. He The intuitive decision of a bright prose about my stupid old self.

..: which folly he was, however, particularly gun, and his dark beauty struck me as it would not be angry if-he knew that his lit- And thorough-edged intellect, to part You will never leave me,Ralph, promiseme
reserved-and there settled as clerk in a had never struck me before. How gay and tle Cecil had tried to repay his goodness by Error from crime; a prudence to withhold ; that," she said; not even whenwhenI
house of business.An careless and young he looked in the happy pitying his son, and "- The laws of marriage character'd in gold am married.
Olifaunt in a house of business! August sunshine! How handsome! and- Pity I knew what pity was akin to. Upon the blanched tablets of her heart ; Never, child, till you send me away," I
\.-t'i' Archie's offence must have been a serious Cecil was coming home. Well, faces like Archie Olifaunt's were made A love still burning upward, giving light answered bravely as I could. This is myr





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only home, you know ; you must look upon \ two of such name in this miserable world. In the Circuit Court Fourth Ju- Groceries, Provisions, Ship Chandlery, etc.H.E.DOTTERER.
me as one of the fixtures of the Chace." See how my wrongs have made weak and dicial Circuit of Florida, Nas- I ,i

She laughed a little pleased laugh, and wild my head!I" sau County. f
clapping her hands, said : "That is settled, At the sound of the curious foreign inflec- !. ;
then, and in the long winter evenings you tion she gave to these words, at sight of her SAMUEL B. HCBBARD & .Co. t .
shall teach me again, as:you used to do when dark, agitated face, a horrible suspicion VS 1
I I was a child. We will read German to- flashed before me. BEXJ. EAGER & CHARLES R. '
gether, won't we, Ralph ?'' My poor innocent child was still standing MURRAY, partners as EAGER INVITES ATTENTION TO HIS LARGE AND VARIED ASSORTMENT OF 4l

Her pretty glee! She did not know howit there. Let me but get this poor, travelwornwoman & MURRAY, SIMON TEMPLEet ,-
restless ridiculous heart. in and then I would do al.By. 1 ,
stabbed my away peace, *
41 We will, child" I returned. "Your gay my duty. VIRTUE OF A FINAL DECREE

young husband won't be jealous of me." Madam, I would have a word with you," by the Hon. James M. Baker I{ FINE FAMILY GRo ERillS1lr
All the light and the sparkle faded out of said hastily. Let me take you home, Judge of the Fourth Judicial Circuit of
her face at these unlucky words. She went where we can talk without interruption." Florida, I will sell in front of the courthouse -
from my side, and leaning musingly on the Home!" she laughed again that terrible in the city of Fernandina, on the *I
low gate looked down the darkening lane. I dreary laugh. Senor,you would have longto first Monday in March, being the 5th day of 1 I
watched the dejected droop of her head, the walk before we should find a home for my said month, all the right, title and interestof EMBRACING r r
NEA LY EVERYTHING IN THIS LINE ALSO IN THAT OF
trembling of her lip, and hated myself for head on this wide earth. But come !I" Once Benjamin Eager Charles R.lurraYt et ..e w
the terrible overmastering love that had more she paused to look at Cecil. "May the al., in and to the following described property .

:, grown up in me for this girl. Holy Virgin watch over you Remember me to-wit: The right, title and interest to FANCY IMPORTED
"I wrong her purity b)' such thoughtsnow sometimes when you pray." the lands upon which the Eager, or Tolu, GROCERIES.
/' I said to myself vehemently. "She As she stooped and silently kissed Golden- mills is situated, near Brandy Branch, in

J, gives me a sister's calm affection, and I, forsooth head's soft cheek a gay tenor voice, singinga Nassau county! ; also a tramway running 'ONLY SUCH GOODS KEPT IN STOCK AS CAN BE RECOMMENDED AS #
am not content!': snatch of a song, came faintly from the from said mill two miles on the west side of
Suddenly I saw Cecil flush up, as she woulddo hall, growing louder as the singer drew near. the Transit Railroad, and log wharf belong- 1
when Archie came near, and look with a The strange woman dashed Cecil's hand ing to said mill ; also the right, privilegesand PURE AND OF GOOD QUALITY.ESPECIAL I : .,
strange, startled eagerness down the lane. I'' from her, and drew herself up, tremblingall contracts for stumpage entered into bv ii Y
too went over to the gate, just to calm myI I over, and white as death. Eager& Murray with the Florida Land Improvement -
ATTENTION GIVEN TO SELECTIONS OF
contemptible: fever with a glance at young That voice !" she cried, choking with Company ; also one cart, two J
Olifaunt's handsome head, which always some passionate emotion. trucks with the harness and equipments be-
proved a wholesome check to my absurd Archie came on singing through the hall longing thereto. .
IFINE: AND
dreams But Cecil came to me quickly. -singing some scrap of a Spanish love song; I J. A. ELLERMANN, Receiver. TEAS COFFEES 4 r

1 am cold, Ralph," she said faintly, witha in a moment he would be at the door. Fernandina, March 8, 1883. -:1:: +
shivering sigh. I am cold-let us go in." "Tell me to whom it belongs, sir," said tt- -+-

She drew me away from the gate, but not the woman ; "I command 'ou-I conjureyou OF FLORIDA, )
STATE THE BEST GOODS OF THIS DESCRIPTION THAT CAN BE PROCUBED.
before I had seen Archie's dark face, look- by your honor." OF NASSAU. { ,
ing more beautiful than ever, as he smiled I had no need to answer, for Archie Oli- To James O'Boyle-You are hereby notified -
down at Kitty, the gamekeepers blackeyedwife faunt stood in the dark doorway, lookinginto that a writ of attachment has been issued

who was tripping along at his side,and I the firelit room with a gay smile ; butas against you and your property attached, to NEW GOODS Received Iby Every Steamer.
glancing coquettIshly from under her long I he saw the tall figure standing therein satisfy the demand of twenty-five dollars. 1
lashes. the bright glow of the leaping flame that Now, unless you shall appear before H. J.
:My little Gold nhead, I would willingly terrible evil look came across his handsomeface Baker, Esq., County Judge and ex-officio Jus-
have died to hide that sight from you-died and he started back with a smotheredcurse. tice of the Peace in and for said county, at Cor. Second and Centre Sts., FEK.\AM>I.\A, FLA. *'
to hide your lover's false, beautiful face, as The foreign woman laughed aloud, his office at Fernandina, on the 12th day of
it smiled on another than you! I took her and made a low courtesy. March, A. D. 1883, at 10 o'clock in the fore-
IZ IZTIIE
into the house, and she talked nervously, "An unexpected pleasure, is it not?" she noon,judgment will be rendered against you Real Estate.
rapidly, by the way, as though to prevent said bitterly. But do not fear. I come and your property sold to pay the debt. 05 WH"LB ALB AND RBTAIL,
asked but here to make no claim I know this 12th of
any questions I might have my upon you ; Dated day January, 1883.J. .
stupid tongue had done mischief enough. too well it would be vain. 1 come but to A. ELLERMANN. 'AP
hunt you from your home-from the moneyfor 8-td Plaintiff.IMPORTANT. FLORIDA
ill
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which you would have sold me and your- I
Ralph," said Cecil, gently,that evening,, self. So will I hunt you from every earthly 0 1
touching me on the shoulder, may I come joy while I have strength to follow you, a? IMPROVEMENT COMPANY.. .. "
and confess to you in the old place?" until your life becomes as barren as mine MrJ TOWN : t

She brought her little stool to my side and has been since I knew you. Go forth, ;
sat down, leaning her head against the arm Archie Olifaunt, false heart dishonored TO ORIGINAL OWNERS OF LANDS SOLD

of my chair, and looking straight before her gentleman This girl with the angel face FOR THE NON-PAYMENT OF DIRECT Fernandina,

into the fire. whom I bless, and this kindly man willknow TAXES IN 1863, 1864, AND 1865. A. B. NOTES, Q
"I want to confess a great fault to :you, you no more. You, the boy who c Towns on R. R. Line )a
Ralph," she went on, "and to seek how I forged his father's name-the man who is invited by the < CD
may best atone for it. I was impatient, as mocks at his most sacred ties-would sully CORRESPONDENCE persons(or their 3HI DEALER IN- == And Cedar Key.

you know, under the weight of my uncle'sgreat their hearth, the air they breathe. I tell legal representatives) who, at the time such '
bounty, and would have shifted it onto them this, and they will believe me-me, sales of real estate were made, were the orig- 6
shoulders yet weaker than my own,, your wife!" inal owners thereof. In most instances these Family Supplies,

woman as I am. This fault led to a greaterled Ralph !I" cried Cecil, holding out her sales realized more than the tar upon them,
me into sin, dear. I see this, I thank arms ; "oh, Ralph, Ralph !I" and she fell and the surplus so realized amounted to FL P Offers to Lessees. and Purchasers a large
God while there is yet time. Before the ""- HEAVY GROCERIES,
sobbing on my breast. nearly $20O.OOO. Efforts are being madeto P
number of the most and
great horror of this sin my poor dead uncle'sthousands Goldenbead-little Goldenhead!-you had have this large sum returned to the orig- ::; P. eligible desirable

and all the responsibility joined come home at last! inal owners of the property from which it Lots suitable for Business for
with them, shrink into nothing. Ralph," interested and Grain Purposes, or
those should
was received, and C-! ( Hay 00 YCD
"she cried, looking piteously into Archie my eyes Oli-, Let me speak gently of the long absent ; take action at once if they desire to recover O I City or Suburban Residences, "
I
help} me cannot marry the balance due them. Business in-
they are as sacred as the dead. c
faunt trusted to the undersigned will be promptlyand *
H SHIP STORES tI
Archie Olifaunt we have never seen again. p.c= ,
exclaimed if he has dared
Cecil! I -
satisfactorily attended to. Reference- UPON EASY TERMS.
Ah bush !" she said I Long since we learned to speak his name z .
earnestly. can- Citizens' National Bank, Washington D. C. OP
his loveless and
pityingly remembering unhappy -
,
not marry him, Ralph, because I do not T
love him, because I have never loved him. youth,better and to self.pray that he may yet' AddressGEORGE E. LEMON, Furniture, Liberal Discounts on Values allowed to
When I to him, Ralph return to his
promised marry When our baby Cecil first began to toddlein Lock Box 325, WASHINGTON, D.C. Stoves r!;
she continued, "love had never been near parties engaged in manufacturing or indus-
heart. I thought it would be easy to the grand gardens of the Chace, it was her *- ? ,, j E

my fulfill my promise, if only. to save him froma great delight to hold the hand of a tall, Groceries and Provisions. Paints, rial enterprises, who will erect on the property +'
in black who often
to
desperate and reckless life forgetting thatI stately woman comes -
should only ruin one life the more by sucha us in the balmy summer months. NOYES, O Crockery, ycI purchased substantial improvements
mistaken sacrifice but now"- Companionship with my Goldenhead has AB. .
Her fair face drooped; against the arm of tamed the wild heart of Dolores Olifaunt, (Successor to W. A. SANBORN), Hardware, CJ i..h for residence, or in which to conduct theit ,
and rested there but it and taught her that revenge is God's at- I
my chair again, was Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
with some beautiful shame, and her tribute, and must not be lightly usurped.At Willow-Ware. business.
rosy were hidden. I started up ; my veins peace with the world,she waits patiently GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, SHIP STORES, .
eyes fire. for the release which death is bringing her, = INDUCEMENTS TO MANUFACTURERS -
seemed on Go and quickly, from all pain and trouble. CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS HAY, GRAIN,
Cecil!r' I whispered hoarsely. on-
but now-you said- Oh, child, is the con- The flowers are blooming above poor old Corner of Second and Centre Streets, near O -. by exemption for a term of years from
fession to end there? Cecil-look at me!" Mark's grave as I write, and the children' Steamboat Landing, M =
taxation, offered by the several cities and.
She raised her head, but not her eyes, and are picking buttercups in the meadow, and O
holding them to their little dimpled chins. FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. P
her exquisite face flushed more rosily still. M 'a towns. Apply too
41 Cecil-Goldenbead!" I stammered bend- Cecil laughs softly as she l leans on my Owner and Agent for Schooner Silas C. CHAS. W. LEWIS .

ing over her, but she shrank from me witha shoulder. Evans. Special rates for Merchandise in ,
low cry, and buried her face in her hands. Come, Ralph,"she says, taking my book large quantities. I Office cor.Beach & 7th sts., Fernandina.
Archie, Archie!1" she said, as if with a by will main find force no buttercups with her pretty in this.hands" you Agent for Hazard :Manufacturing Compa- < rIC 1 I I Low t I th Low' lt F
* sudden pang of recollection and at those ny's CHAMPION BARBED 'VIRE-the
words I seemed turned to stone. So she brings me my hat, and we go and best in the world. -

"A lady requests to see you, sir," said a join the children in the green sunny mead- Agent for B.F. A VERY'. CELEBRATED
servant entering at this moment, and the ows-Cecil and I. PLOWS. '

commonplace voice and commonplace an- Local Agent for BANK" OF JACKSON- .
nouncement seemed a relief. A TRAVELERS SToRY.-After spending VILLE. 33
"A lady, at this hour!" I said surprised. months at watering places and consultingthe

Be good enough to show her in, Martin. best physicians without benefit, I returned BuildingMaterial mSIB1EYSSEEDS ,
Cecil !" I whispered. home disheartened and expected to !
Cecil rose, and I put her in a chair back die. A friend urged a trial of Parker's Gin-
from the full glare of the fire. ger Tonic. Three bottles and careful diet POOR SEEDS. i
Stay and help me to receive my late have brought me excellent health and spirits,
visitor," I said as lightly as I could ; and be- and I hope my experience may benefit similar BRICK, LIME, HAIR, SIBLET'SSEEDS HIRAM SIBLEY CO. Rochester, N.Y. Chicago, IU.
fore she could answer the lady was in the sufferers.-Cincinati lady. See other
room. col urn. PLASTER, CEMENT,
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Dressed in some dark and sad-colored apparel A VIGOROUS GROWTH of the hair is often
SHINGLES CUARANTEED TO CURB ALL CASES OF
,
the lady was barely distinguishable in
Parker's Hair Balsam.
promoted by using
INDIGESTION LOST APPETITE. BILIOUSNESS;
the half-lit room" but could that she
; we sec
and tall. It; always restores the youthful color and DOORS, SASII, BLINDS DYSPEPSIA, SOUR STOMACH FOUL BREATH, I
was young very lustre to gray hair, gives it new life and removes COSTIVENESS ENLARGED SPLEEN COLIC, &C.
"You think I have chosen singular hour
all irritation and dandruff.
for my visit-is it not so?" she began without PAINTS, OILS, ETC.AT ., Rev.J.R.Graves,Editor and Proprietor ""Baptist" J. R.Johnson M D., of Abbeville. Miss. Aug ,
-- --- ----- Memphis Tenn. ears: I received a package of your 11.1S&2, says: 1 am a graduate of Georgia MedicalLiver
giving me time to say a word ; and you A permanent restoration of exhaustedand I Medicine and have used about half of it. It College,and have practiced thirty-five years. I use
are right, sir; but I leave this place tonightnever I works like a charm. I want no better Liver Regulator year medicine in my practice. It is not only a flood I
functions follows the of
worn-out use I and certain; no more of Zeilin'e mix tare.I Liver Medicine but it is a sovereign remedy for flux j
and I could not without
to return, go Brown's Iron Bitters. I Rev.E.A.Humus,Franklin.Ky. Rev.J. S. Beasley,of Saame'ton.I IS
wishing you joy, Mr. Olifaunt. FRED W. HOYT & CO'S, J Aug.'82,says: It is the best mediI p a,Jan.-82,says: I have need ZeU-
Madam, you are very good," I said in I cine I have ever taken in my life. It '", in's preparation great deal out find
Legal Advertisements. SECOND STREET, Near Centre. I la curing me of Dyspepsia.Send me your -medicine altogether superior
my shy, blundering manner, but I am at I another package. Must have iu in its effect on the!j aUm.Tae best j
a loss to understand what cause there can be -s Rev. J. L. Brittain, of Blountsville Dr. S. Mansfield Wholesale Druggist! Month's! ,
for an entire NOTICE OF INCORPORATION. Ala..March 1882,says: I suffered with Tenn.,says: "Have sold it SO years; my predeee'scrr :;!
wishing' me joy, or why you, torpid liver and costiveness,and your sold it manyyears before me.That this medicine a a
stranger, should come here to-night to do C. H. HUOTDEALER >medicine cured me. My wife has used it good one.no one can deny;and that it is the true and i
so."* IS HEREBY GIVEN, that un- t with admirable, effect for sick-headache- genuine'Simmons Liver Medicine none d!ar.say..

Ah, yes the Lord be thanked, I am a NOTICE act of the Legislature of the *- Original anti Only Qerclas. Sstab. 1310. .
stranger to you !" she replied, passionately)', State of Florida, entitled An Act to pro- IN- Put up in 25c.and $I.packagesand
clasping!: her hands. "And it is, therefore, vide a General Law for the Incorporation of bottles by
CO. ST. "
? F.SIMMONS& LOUIS Mo
c _
:
..., because you arc a stranger to me,that I wish Railroads and Canals approved February16th / 1 1 Hid I X'a
you joy. That :young creature there, fair- 1874,the undersigned have formed and 1aH.A?TDIjERY o
haired as an angel, she it is, doubtless, whois organized a company under the name of
=
to be your wife. :Mademoiselle," said the ATLANTIC & MEXICAN GULF CANAL =11 r

strange woman regardless of Cecil's burning COMPANY,
blushes, "you have a face which grief should for the purpose of constructing, maintaining Groceries, Hardware, DR. CLARK JOHNSON'SIKDIAN
hesitate to touch. May it never lay its hand and operating a steamboat and barge
upon you! I pray it as one that has suffered canal for public use in the conveyance of 1
much-and you will not despise the prayerof persons and property from the Florida line, DRY GOODS, BOOTS AND SHOES, BLOOD
a woman who, wandering far and wide near the Okefenokee Swamp; thence in a SYRUd

with the brand of a cruel wrong upon her, southwesterly direction across the State of Second Street, .
pauses in her weary road to wish great con- Florida by the most direct route to the Gulf,
tentment to you and to your Mr. Olifaunt. and along its shore to the western boundaryof Cures all diseases of the Stomach, Liver, Bowels,
the State to be constructed within vie FERNANDINA, FLA.PERXANDIXA .
She the ;
would have swept from room as
} Skin and Blood. MILLIONS to it
of the counties of Nassau Baker 'I Kidneys, testify
suddenly as she entered it. but Cecil!, rising, the limits r
laid: her hand on the stranger's arm. Columbia,Hamilton,Suwanee Madison, Lafayette efficacy in healing the above named diseases, and
Madam in her sweet Taylor, Jefferson, Wakulla, Franklin .
said darling,
my Calhoun Washington Walton, Santa pronounce it to be the Best Remedy Known to :Iun.
womanly voice, "you, who nave come herewith ,
such good wishes for me will not surely Rosa and Escambia. The Canal Companywas ,

do leave for me'ou-one without suffering telling me woman what for I can an- originally of Georgia incorporated, under the name by the of Legislature the At-- {[STEAM'] {[ SAW'MILL.] {[ ...l} ( GUARANTEED TO CURE DYSPEPSIA. .

other." lantic & Mexican Canal Company, of which *. *' .At'" *

"You suffer? Ah, no, Heaven forbid, my this proposes to be an extension.fiREW!: Trade Mark.Laboratory. W-ANTED
child-! the tears rising GEO. F. AGENTS -
said
strange woman,
PROPRIEtOR
C. H. HUOT ,
J. J. FINLEY, ,
in her great dark And before you
pity me hear me tell eyes.that I came here to- GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, 77 West Third St., New York City. Druggists sell .it. '
Of Florida.
night not with good wishes for your innocent constantly on handLUluber -
angel face, but with curses and scorching L.FAYETTEIcLAWS\ HAS CEDABTOWS, GA., June 20th, 1881.
words,and all because"-andshe laugheda JOSEPH SHEPARD, jg*' by Cargoes. Dr. Clark Johnson:-My children were sick with Fever, and a short trial of :your E
wretched, shivering kind of laugh" be- JAS. S. BAILEY Indian Blood Syrup completely cured them.
Of Georgia. ..
cause to as I heard,aMr. RUDIE CANTREL. "K
you were going marry, vie 46
this 10th day of January A.D.1883. Office on Second Street. -
be Dated ,
Olifaunt ; as though there could not -
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::/ ':' Jt. THE FLORID go upon the principle that commerce must THE FLORIDA. \ PRESS ASSOCIATION I
that of least
J\/' A 1 IP OIL. some :you, at agree with them vagabond, who may fall off a bridge
'j of
SATURDAY very considerable commerce, then they will At the meeting of the Florida Press Asso- been gratified to see the prominence which enough importance for a press dispatch to
FEBRUARY 17 188S. the State
l11. :Rf make an appropriation. If it is shown them ciation, held in Jacksonville on Thursdaylast the form which papers that give local to local news news takes., and I am at be sent far and wide. So of thousands of

f\1;; I' SLENDER APPROPRIATIONS. that the very purpose of improvement is to Mr. Charles H. Jones, editor of the always interested to read how John Smith utterly the columns insignificant of the daily local events ad which fill

1?I t. ,4 t The River and Harbor Bill,which has been enlarge and create commerce,they withholdor Times-Union, by appointment of, the presi- sold Brown his took grove the at a large profit, how Tom It requires no little firmness papers judgmentand nauseam. '
give a niggardly appropriation. A California dent of the premium for a turnip six skill for the editor of
, .: I! reported b)y the Committee on Commerce, association, delivered the follow- feet in length and four feet in diameter, and a weekly paper to
1;1 ;", ". indicates very clearly under what influence member of Congress is made chairman ing address of welcome, which was respondedto how the editor was remembered with a cull called out news and those abridge items from which the mass of so-

1ri,( it was framed. Charleston gets the meagre of a committee, when, at least, some by MrGeo.. R. Fairbanks. of the Florida trank-offering of potatoes. These I read importance and interest. are of real '

.". knowledge of the subject would be supposedto Mirror: with pleasure for: that touch of nature that Looking next to the highest and
f' appropriation of $100,000, St. Johns river makes the whole world kin. This however more im-
be requisite. Michigan Illinois, Missouri MR. JONES' ADDRESS. portant function, as I regard it, of the
.t ,
.
r "l $100,000, and the entrance to Cumberland is as nothing in comparison to the pleasure press, i I
Pennsylvania and other interior States are Gentlemen of the Florida Press Association: with which in to lead and form public opinion, we come to
; Sound, so far as appear by the press dispatch turning over one of :your a wide of topics under this head
'( : given places on a Committee on Harbors, To me has been assigned the pleasing duty papers I see a solid column or so containing range of
i rt at all river criticism
I' Coosa Intelligent all
nothing although
f' ,
upon subjects of
of
tendering an address of welcome the speech letter of honorable
which has to do principally with the At- you on or some to his interest.
: t way up in the interior of Georgia and Alabama this occasion of our annual meeting. I say fellow-citizens. I take particular pleasure general

it., ; ; :$;: gets $40,000, and Mobile with less commerce lantic coast. Under this system of makingup pleasing because words of welcome are always in this latter because I know that I can skip and And attention here let to me the plead, first, for great care
in
ti ij' f. than Fernandina, $100000. Florida committees, river and harbor bills will pleasant to offer as well as to hear; and it without the slightest danger of losing any- thoughts are clothed.language which our i

t, t t t'f,1, unfortunately'bd no representation on the always be unpopular. The public have no were my to Jacksonville task ended when! welcome I had to said that, Welcome hos-- creature.thing of the slightest value to any human The press, I fear, is responsible for lower- I
t confidence in the standards of
mere political committees. ing
'.It. our language
by indulging
's K committee. pitality of which we have invited you to Gentlemen, let us all work together for in : -
,, f ;;;:>:,n:!! It is questionable whether the River and partake! I can assure you that I should de- the material prosperity and intellectual advancement provincialisms colloquialisms, coined, catch words, grotesque -
BRICK words
MANUFACTURE rive from it nothing but satisfaction. of our State. In such work the and
ar : : :
:1 Harbor Bill will pass, and so far as Florida much of what may be slang"
: Colonel :Williams has hiS new brick Something more, however will naturally newspaper is the most powerful agency ever Thousands look
to their
i't; is concerned it does not to matter newspaper for all
seem be expected in an address for devised and Lave this
provided a by man journalists
,. .f machine now in operation at Starke. This ; their reading and their
t+! ; much, as the small amount appropriated in year in advance, as was the case with this. stimulus, that they share what they pro- it to ourselves and knowledge. W'eowe
industry bids fair to entire our readers
prove an success, When at our last meeting I witnessed the mote. Florida has made stride for- to main-
the bill will it is supposed be of little : a great tain that
v'' .. 4v. ;t., :service. and considering the probable demand for adoption of the resolution providing for an ward within the past year or two, but her which has pure made English the best, and writers undefiled,

,," brick for building purposes, as the popula- address, I considered a matter of course newspapers have improved even more de language the standard of in our
', '. We are glad that St. Johns river has that the of the style. I need not
' r received proposer resolution would be cidedly.
V tion along the Transit road increases, it will say that we who claim to instruct should
: :; "i something, however small, towards appointed to deliver the address, and that I trust that my successors in this pleasing qualify ourselves to teach
: 'j. prove an industry of very large proportions.Brick he would have ample time to prepare some- task of welcoming you to our city, may be in by thorough
order
: carrying on and preserving the work already investigation, that our readers may
4 is, probably, the best building mate- thing that should worthy of attention. able to congratulate you year by year upon
be wiser and better for what we write.
'.,;; done. The same reasons apply for an rial which can be procured, and if it can be I certainlv had no idea that the appoint- the fact that the State and the State Pressare must exercise a quasi judicial function, We
the
';1/:' ': appropriation for the bar at the entrance of ment would fall upon me or that the selec- keeping pace with one another in the of which shall be
manufactured of the most essence judicial fairness
clay underlying
'r, Cumberland Sound. tion would be deferred so long. onward march of progress and prosperity.
|# ,h It is neither good and impartiality. We must guard alike
of our pine lands with the abundance of
" .' Not until Friday last did I receive from
: r, policy nor good to intermit work FAIRBANKS' against indiscriminate praise and indiscrim-
,., economy fuel Captain absence MR. RESPONSE.
\ cheap at command, the price can be putso Dyke-whose from our
and each
: inate censure give only when it
,
ffl r".. the successful results of which must depend meeting we all regret-notification that I Jlr. President and 13
\ low that it will come into universal use. Brethren of the Press Asso- deserved am far from praising that milk
;o' .on was to be the of the
recipient
compliment ciation
,.; .; speedy completion. Colonel Mac Williams deserves great credit implied in this : and water kind of journalism which likes
I"'>.' for appointment. And to you The worthy President of the Press Asso- to agree with both sides, and tries to avoid
originating this valuable experiment.Mr. who are familiar with the
;.:! SAYAXSAH CELEBRATION. Hedges has built a house on Seventh Florida journalism and who recent event in ciation has assigned to me, quite unexpect- being committed to any positive views.

:'\ The Sesqui-Centennial celebration, held street, with brick manufactured by Colonel it means to bring together can two appreciatewhat edly, the duty of replying to the words of Firmness and fairness will always, com-
newspa- welcome which we have just had the pleasure mand respect-even from opponents. There
;.; at Savannah this week, seems to have been Mac Williams in this county, and we learn per establishments and merge them into
of to from the editorof is in mooted and
listening scholarly discussing points, framing
that the use of brick has been shown to be one forward the
.'it E ::: very successful and well managed. carrying at same time the the TimesUnion.I rejoinders, a temptation to smartness and
'4 :\.;'; We have had many celebrations of battles quite view as desirable in an economical point of complicated and exacting work of issuing a am hardly entitled to speak for the press repartee not always judicious and sometimes
as wood. We thus
are learning one paper every day-to you who can under-
": of Florida, connection with which is offensive. And here let me because I
and my say
victories but no event was of greater after another of our own resources. stand what this means, I need not say thatat
M comparatively recent and not altogether think the press of Florida is peculiarly free
.Y importance than the founding of Georgia no time could I have been caught in a professional, but yet, perhaps, there may be from it, that personalities and newspaper
; by General in RIVER AND HARBOR BILL. position in which I should find it more difficult in ,
I" Oglethorpe 1732. to do the treating of the theme announced, Journalism quarrels should have no standing place in
:' ;, '.: Florida had been settled in 1565, and the Under the myself circumstances or occasion will justice. ," a certain fitness in selecting one our idea of the proper conducting of a news
f. :. AN ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION FOR THE ST. you pardonme who has been for two score years familiar paper. They are distasteful to the public in
: .spanish Crown claimed the whole if without
.... coast to JOHNS BAR IMPROVEMENT. any embroidery of languageor with its history, and a not uninterested the highest degree, and come to be regrettedby
:'1. ihe capes of Virginia. An attempted settlement WASHINGTON,February 13.The allotment oratorical verbiage, I proceed at once, ina observer of men and things. both parties.

,;' ,,' had been made by the French at Port of $2,150,000 appropriated in the River and points desultory which way I deem, to touch vital upon two or three When I first became a citizen of Florida, The proper position of the press is to be

.'..', 'I Royal, S. C., in 1562, but the first actual permanent Harbor Bill for the Mississippi\ river improvement fession as journalists. It is to an us in our matterto pro- over forty years ago, there were not more impersonal-the paper speaks, not the in-
': I. embraces the following: $1,500000 ,- easy than half a dozen newspapers in the Terri- dividual. Its claim to respect must rest on
settlement was made by the Eng from the head of the Passes to Cairo, including not construct to a taking succession of flashing tory ; those at St. Augustine, Tallahassee, its own merits, and not upon the standingor
lish in South Carolina in ; say, flashy-phrases about the lofty Pensacola and I of its writers.
M 1670. the harbors of New Orleans, Natchez functions of and the Quincy, Apalachicola, 1 reputation
The country between the St. Marys river Memphis, and the reaches at Plum which it plays journalism in that onward march noble of part think, were all there were. Certainly not a No doubt the public joined heartily in that
Point progress rapid for the twenty of American :sarcastic sketch by Thackaray of the quarrel
'x .1 and Savannah still claimed Lake Providence, and the deflectionof and civilization progress years
was by Spain which distinguishesthe
..: i the waters of the Red and Mississippi modern world. journalism. Ten years later there were I of the Eaton ville Independent and the Eaton- 'r

when South Carolina was settled, and a rivers from the Atchafalaya river. The following This is what is usually done occasions. but.ten._ While our_population_ has, since ville Gazette.
...:.' futile attempt made to disturb the English are the principal Southern items : of this kind and what is on I that period, increased nve-iom, toe newspa- The paper continues; editors come and go,
Charleston expected; but you of the State have increased tenfold.We but the is supposed to be immortal.
harbor pers press
settlers but $100,000 Savannah har-
: : it was 167 after the settlement ; and I
years gentlemen, as members of the profes-
have in Like the beacon the shore it
bor now as light on always
"'' $150,000 Pensacola harbor $25,000 many newspapers pro-
; ;
sion know that
made the beneath and behind all this
by Spaniards at St.
Augus- other Southern burns matter who it.
',; Romley Marsh, Ga., $90,000; Savannah river, confiscation of portion to our population as no lights
; ; tinebefore the rhetoric lie some important States such State Ohio. In this connection it well also to
neighboring province of Georgia between Savannah and Augusta, $17,000 ; of or even a as may
4 II F : was settled St. Johns river, Fla., $100,000; Alabama questions like character.a very practical and business- The functions of the newspaper press are, utter an emphatic protest against personalities -

The celebration of this river, $8,000; Altamaha river, Ga., $10,000 ; And this mainly : in the columns of a paper, of allowing
'c event was an admirable brings me to the first point
upon 1. To of current events. to its columns to the
Chattahoochee river, Ga. $20,000: Coosa give early news any one use injure
1 ;
: y" ..: conception, well carried out. The river, Georgia and Alabama, $40,000 ; Flint which for I moment.A propose. to ask you to dwell with 2. Intelligent criticism upon all subjectsof reputation another, whether anonymouslyor
4:t i Savannah News river Ga. me a general interest. openly. Men in public life may be criti-
reproduces a view of the $15,000; James river, Va., $50- that is
: J j town of Savannah made soon after its set 000; Cape Fear river, from the ocean to Wilmington or that newspaper aims to qe a really a, newspaper is a purely, Originally as you all know, the newspa- cised as public men for their public acts and
+ I $50,000; Red river, La., including business newspaper per was only a news-letter, or news-sheet., their public utterances in a temperate, fair
tlement. enterpriser:just as a hotel or a steam-
I to make and courteous but the has II
t its tributaries above Black river, $50,000; designed simply public important manner, press no
't .,: We have in our possession a view of New Mobile, $100.000; Cumberland river, $23- boat line is a business enterprise. The pub- events. The first news-sheets in this coun- right to go further, and discuss any man's
l Amsterdam 000 river lic has not yet learned this. Newspapermen try contained brief items of news, without private affairs.It .
1.1'.j (New York), contained in ; Tombigbee $20,000.:
a themselves not
are as fully convincedof
comment, and required no editors.In may not be out of place also to speak of
: ; Dutch historical work published in 1671, and it as for their own interest they shouldbe. the progress of time the newspaper has the spint with which the political contests

'!. .t 1 in the same work a fancy !sketch of St. Augustine COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION AS But experience, the one teacher whose become one of the most important and influential into which we enter should be carried on.
A TEST OF BRAIN IV ER. lessons cannot be ignor, is compelling acceptance fairness in
:-1 represented as lying at the foot of forces of modern civilization and Moderation, and courtesy assert-
.) 'j' lofty hills and with The present is an age of competitive exam- even from the most reluctant. its power of moulding public opinion, whichis ing our own views, without impugning the
: many curious, sup- inations, yet these afford but an imperfecttest What, let me ask you, has become of the now the highest sovereignty known on honesty or fairness of those who differ withus

... ,"; posed topographical features.A of brain-power; for, after a time, com- great party and personal organs that from earth, is confessedly the highest, the broadest will carry far more weight than acerbity
j ,;. ,petitive examinations become less and less time to time have blazed forth like stars of and the most far-reaching of the forces bitterness and denunciation.The .

;. .? VALUABLE DISCOVERY. efficient as true tests of intelligence,and sink the first magnitude the journalistic firma- which affect the human family. press has a broad field of usefulnessin
.: ;. t' into a sort of official routine. As examples, ment? Not one of them is in existence to- Viewing the subject of journalism then in the discussion of those public rights secured -
The announcement has been several times we will take the following cases: Brown is day, or, if still in existence, and successful, its highest relations, I purpose to treat of to us by the Constitution and laws of
:* 1 made that a discovery had been made by the son of an Indian officer, who died when it has been transformed into what I call a its aims, its methods, and to give my own our country, which parties or factions are
: ,1 i which fruit, etc., could be preserved in its his boy was ten years old,and left his widow newspaper-that is a paper which aims to conception of the standards which the press always endangering. It is of the utmost importance -
normal state badly off. Young Brown is intended for give, frankly and fearlessly, the news of the should maintain. that the citizen should know
11 indefinitely. fellow-citizen, the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich ; day, no matter whom or what it may helpor Touching first upon its functions as a pur- where law ends and license begins, when his
j i': Mr. N. Brownson, has just received from a but his mother's means do not enable her to hurt. It is on this basis that the great veyor of news, it may be said that in an age liberty is menaced and his rights imperilled,

1 I : friend in Connecticut a letter mentioning as send him to a first-class "crammer," so he and opulent newspapers of our day have teeming with new enterprises, inventionsand and the proper remedy. io
; an established fact that the anti-septic had has to sit beneath the average schoolmaster.He won their success} and not as vehicles of discoveries there are never wanting The press should be a staunch exponentof ((1
J t ; works hard and thinks a great deal and opinion. Temporh mutantur et nos mutamur topics and items of universal interest which public morals and support, and defend .11
''J' I' been finally perfected, and a company or- gains a fair knowledge of the subjects he is In illis Times change and we change with the press will be the first to chronicle and the restrictions which society has found

t : ganized in Boston with a capital of$6,000,000 required to learn. He goes up to the com- them. Opinions about which our grand- treat of. Whatever is new, whatever is at- necessary to impose to curb lawlessness and

1 { y' for the manufacture of the article. The petitive examination Woolwich, and finds fathers would willingly have shed their tracting attention in any land is at once disorder. Let religion find in the press that

1 : :i is called the Humiston Food each question complicated that he is blood, are a matter of perfect indifference to seized upon, discussed and disseminated; so support and recognition due to its par-
: .company Com utterly puzzled ; and when the results of the us; but, gentlemen the appetite for news, that the press is at any given moment a amount place in human life and human hap--
;: h pany. examination are made known, Brown is the desire to learn what is going on in the mirror upon which is focussed all that is piness. Never should holy things or holy

A great meeting will be held in New nearly last on the list. world, the curiosity that seeks to know pre- going on in the world, but it is expected names spoken of but with reverence, and

t") ; : Haven on the 21st of this month, where On the other hand, Smith is the son of a cisely what is being said and done both far to gratify the acquired,if not natural, travesties of Scripture are as in bad taste as
wealthy tradesman who wishes his son to and near-that is a permanent element of desire of the human race for an early knowl- they are irreverent.I .
t f there will be a large ,gathering of notable enter as a cadet at Woolwich. Young human nature ; and the man who builds edge of the haps and mishaps, the accidents have perhaps unnecessarily enlarged on

ft scientific and business men of the country, Smith is sent. early in life to a successful upon that instead of on the shifting sands of the tragedies, the catastrophes, the horrors some of the salient features of journalism,
as well as the editorial fraternity. A grand "crammer's" to be fattened with knowledgeas party passion and personal prejudice, is even which befall our species. but it is well not only to have distinct ideas

; ; i; dinner is to be with all the articles : turkeys are crammed for Christmas. The erecting an edifice that will not be toppled The appetite for: this description of news of our own on this subject, but to give to
prepared crammer does not confine his attention to over by the next change of popular senti- seems to have grown with the speed of its the public some idea of how we regard our
t ; from which it is served, preserved by the teaching his pupils; but he watches the ex- ment or the rise of a new issue," but that transmission. The catastrophe which occurred own duties and responsibilities, and to impress -

.". anti-septic process ; and the new system of amination papers set at Woolwich, and he may be occupied by his children and his yesterday is more interesting than on our own minds, and theirs the dig-

: preservation will be promulgated to the finds that the examiners have each a,peculiar children's children. one which happened months ago. We seem nity of our profession. Our position will be
I ... "fad," and set their questions in a sort And here, gentlemen, almost uncon- to be ourselves nearer to it as when Lord what me make it ; our utterances will be regarded -
'i' .i world of rotation. He looks carefully over these, sciously, I have led up to the second point Cavendish and Mr. Burke fell beneath the with respect when it is felt that theyare
..r I It is said that it will preserve meats, fruits, and he forms a kind of estimate of the ques which I had intended to make, and whichis assassins' knives at sundown in Phoenix sincere, well considered, honest and

eggs, oysters, and in fact everything that la tions which are likely to be set at any par- this : Too much importance is attached Park, three thousand miles away we shud- earnest.
.. liable ticular examination. He therefore trains even by journalists themselves, to mere conformity dered as we read the news at our breakfast We in Florida, owing to the rapidly
!:; to decay just as fresh as when first his pupils for these questions and is often so of opinion. No doubt it is fortunate tables the following morning, knowing that developing condition of our State, have a I
c':'!' gathered or taken from the water. successful in his predictions: that at least half:, for the journalists if his ideas and sentimentsare their bodies lay then stark and unburied in somewhat different and additional field to i

.;J The importance of such a discovery can the Questions have been worked out by these in substantial accord with those of the the Victoria Royal Palace.I occupy in being looked to for information '

::3 hardly be overestimated and if successful pupils a week before the examination ; and community in which he lives,and especially cannot say that I regard this insatiable in regard to our respective localities, and to
: : this result is obtained without any collusion with its more intelligent and influential appetite for news as a healthy or desirableone. guide those who desire to come to our beau-
"1 will be worth millions of dollars to Florida. between the crammer and the examiner. members. But even this is not half so essential It has become morbid and unhealthyevery tiful land. We are sometimes accused of extravagance -

l Our vegetables, our strawberries and other On the occasion that we know of seven as is commonly supposed. It is the way. The consequence is that the and boastfulness in the flatteringand

'.-- small fruits can be placed in market fresh questions out of a paper'of thirteen were prc- public that must support a newspaper, if it public cannot have too much of it. They glowing accounts we give of the beauty
r from the soil dicted as "due ;* and the pupils conse- is to succeed, and not merely a few indi- want all the details they become the most the salubrity and the fertility of our Land of
while the orange crop can be quently of this crammer were most success- vidual members of that public; and the exacting of gossips' and the spread of a tale Flowers. It may be so, but it is fair to say .
; r placed in market throughout the whole ful at this competive." Young Smith is public has no particular liking for opinions of horror, which was first announced by that we, who have lived here longest, have

"t, .{ year. Fish, oysters, etc., will become valuable thus trained, and passes say fifty out of a which are mere echoes of other opinions.The two or three lines of a press dispatch, in never been able to divest ourselves of the
,' i It exports at all times. long list, and is considered, as far as this test public at large resemble Captain Cuttlein the publication of its after details, spreadslike exhilaration and sense of beauty and loveli-
,.. : is concerned, to possess brain-power far be- this, that they like an opinion as is an the comet's tail into infinite space. ness which the soft and gentle hues of our
We sincerely hope that this discovery maybe yond that of the unfortunate Brown who opinion," even if they don't quite agree However interesting to the public and to wintery skies and summer* verdure, and
t;. all that is claimed for it. was nearly last in this same examination. with it. No editor ever lost his hold upon our reporters all this may be, it is not a glassy lakes first impressed us. Not only so
I' : Twenty year elapse and Smith and Brown the public of newspaper readers by havingand good thing in itself, and it ministers to a but the earliest writers on Florida dwelt
.
'. DEATH OP HON JAS. B. DA JVKIN8. meet. Smith has jogged on in this usual expressing an opinion of his own. morbid, and in some cases a depraved appe- with equal ardor, on the beauty and loveli-

: : The announcement of the death of Hon. routine; he may have never either said or It follows from this, I think, that if less tite.It ness of Pascua Florida, and painted goldenpen
done a foolish thing. Brown, on the other importance is to be attached to the particular has come to be said that no prudent pictures of her attractions: If, there-
I; : J. B. Dawkins, judge of the Circuit Court hand, is a man of wide reputation, has writ- tint or shade of the journalist's opinion, father of a family can take home a daily fore, we are enchanted, let us not be disenchanted -
+ 1 for the Fifth Judicial Circuit, will be received ten clever books, and done many clever the journalist should bestow less attention city paper until he has carefully scrutinizedits but try to speak the truth in

;. ': with regret by a large circle of attached things ; yet people who know his early history upon the record of other people's opinions.It contents, there being so much published gentle soberness remembering that thp rose
'. : ." friends.At say how strange it was that he was so seems to me that the greatest mistake which is unfit for the eye of the young, or has its thorn, the grass its cockleburs, the
; stupid when he was young, for he was igno- that is now being made by journalists, especially of the gentle sex ; and if unfit for them, whyfit bright sky its heats, and the soft dewy eve
the bar, the bench, and in the halls of miniously spun" at Woolwich! in the South, is in giving such a for any one? sometimes its malarious influences ; but,
;T t 4 legislation Judge Dawkins was universally Those who thus speak imagine that the disproportionate amount of space to politicsand No one will deny that such is the character after all, it is a fair land and a goodly land.

'. 'I esteemed, and made friends. His examination at which Smith succeeded and the doings and sayings of politicians.In of much that comes to us in Western We have no reason, Brethren of the Press,
many Brown failed was a test of their brainpower.It a practical work-a-day world like ours, and Northern papers. Ought we not scru- to be ashamed of journalism in Florida. It
I sterling qualities of head and heart during was in reality nothing of the kind; it was where man lives under the primal cures that pulously to exclude from our columns any- is regarded by others than ourselves as exceptionally -

c a long residence in East Florida gave him a merely a test of those who trained Smith and by the sweat of his brow he shall eat his thing which we would be unwilling our good, and that for enterprise,
;'' j prominent position before the public and Brown.-Popular Science Monthly. bread, surely the wranglings of legislators wives and children should read? But it is scope, broadness of views and ability the
the vaporings of orators, and the jargon of said people want su5h news. That may be press of our State compares favorably with
his loss will be felt. As
greatly a judge her THE Military Committee of the Senate political talkers are almost the least impor- so, but it is true only of a few, and the ma- that of other portions of our land.
was prompt, able,patient and courteous,and has reported in favor of settling the claimsof tant things that can engage our attention.At jority will commend us for omitting that Let it be our aim to make our standard
.' i. ; gave general satisfaction. Florida for reimbursement for moneys least it will not be denied that the workof which is of evil tendency. higher and better, as a tradition to our suc-
expended in repressing Indian hostilities.The the farmer in his field, the fruitgrowerin There is also another class of socallednews. cessors, and finally let us cultivate
THE Committee on Commerce have a bill will hardly be reached on the regu- his grove, and the mechanic in his work- The most respectable members of amenity and pleasant courtesy in all
very lar calendar, but the amount to be appropriated shop, is immeasurable more important.I society may die, and the cbituary column things. We all know the trials, the ,
:' original way of basing their action for the may, perhaps, be attached to t.hesundry present these views to you with the more gives to friends and neighbors an announce- difficulties and troubles which the press has I

., k f improvement of rivers and harbors. They civil appropriation bill. confidence because I think I have seen signs ment of the fact, but the lowest, drunken to encounter in its pioneer existence. Words I

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of cheer and encouragement are always I more than a hundred pounds of gold and flr-TIIE NEW STORE.B .-
grateful, and never lost. The little sheet then disposed of a part of his land for$143- SPItING 1883. SPRING 1883. 4.r 4.
will grow with population,and prosper with 000, reserving a large share for himself.
the prosperity of the country. Let us give Barns is now considered the wealthiest man : W. F. WOOD, Jr., }} SC

all who need it,sympathy and God speed. in eastern North Carolina. He is preparingto J

RAILROAD--NOTES.--- short build distance for himself from a the handsome spot where residencea he discovered > { Proprietor, }} :EJC J. & T. KYDD,

his gold mine. The coon dogs,
which were his constant and almost sole > Cr > -( Corner or Centre antI Third Streets.
The engineer corps of the Tavares, Orlando companions in his poverty, are to be kindly

& Atlantic Railroad arrived in Tavareslast cared for. :s: H

night,and this morning commenced the Masonic.

survey from the depot site on Irma street to Regular communications of Amelia LodgeNo. s sAND I SPRING GOODS. 1- g il
connect with the line run, and which is 47, F. & A. )L, for the year 1883: 0a
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completed to Lake Idamere. about two anda January 22. July 16. a
February 19. August 13.
half miles distant. Mr. J. 0. Fries, chief :March 19. September 10 S Sr o f1

engineer, called on us this morning and informed April 16. October 15. NOW IN STOCK AND "
us that he should proceed to Or- May 21. November 12. a: :

lando to-night and commence work on the June 18. December December 28. 10. ARRIVING BY EVERY STEAMER

map and estimates of the road. He will be At 7:30 p. in. Visiting brethren fraternally. C> CC > I

assisted as soon as the survey is completedby invited to attend. DEPARTJIENTS.t Ro
the assistant engineer, and thinks two J. E. WAXDELL, W. M, > {j Fernandina, }} EJ FOR ALL
C.H. nERO, Secretary.
weeks time will be ample for them to com-
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plete the work. The grading will then Nassau Chapter No. 23, R. A. M., holds its ]3 I Cor. Centre & Third. j- S '. *. 4
commence at both ends of the line. The regular convocations on the Wednesday following I SPECIAL OFFERINGF-I w
each regular communication of Ame- .
I
length of the road as surveyed from Tavaresto -TIIE NEW STORE.-
lia Lodge, at 7:30 o'clock sharp.
Orlando is thirty and one-half miles. E-i
Transientcompanions fraternally invitedto -<>Fd6 -
Easy grades have been found the entire dis- attend. W. F. SCOTT, H. P. NEW HOUSE OPEN.

tance, and but few cuts or fills will have to ,Yo A. JONES, Secretary. NE\V PRINTSX1

be made. Preparations for pushing "the TOURIST HOTEL,
Knights of Honor.
work rapidly are being made by the presi- FERXAXDIXA .
FLA.
Weeapopka Lodge, No. 2535, K. of H., THIS -WEEK
road Colonel W. R. Anno and
dent of the .
meets the first and third Tuesday nights in '
is now open to the public. New and neatlvfurnished -
we are assured of the completion of the every month, at 8 o'clock.G. located in the most delightful l

work as soon as men and money can do it.- N. SAUSSY, Dictator.W. part of the island. Large and sunny rooms.A BUTTERICK'S PATTERNS.o
Tavara Herald. J. WOODWARD, Reporter. good home for parties wishing to stop a .
few weeks or months in the South.
E4STERN FLORIDA. Legion of Honor. Terms-$2 per day; $8 to $10 per week. Order from us and SAVE TIME TROUBLE, and EXPENSE The f
Ponce de Leon Council, No. 922, A L. of 11'/W. CLAY, Manager.The o Spring Fashion Catalogue will be ready for distribution about 00
often receive letters of rela-
We so inquiry H., meets the second and fourth Friday
tive to this section of the State and particu- nights in every month, at 8 o'clock. February 20th. 00j2J" r.,
larly of the coast, that it is impossible for us TIIEO. STARBUCK, Commander.W splendid Strathuiore Hotel, The large Metropolitan Book or SIring anti Summer ,
to reply to each and every individual, there- J. WOODWARD, Secretary.oY4. on the finest beach in the world, will be Fashions can be seen at our Store. f18\...:
fore take this method of giving as nearly as open every fine day for the accommodationof o 0 ;
we can the information sought. beach parties under the same manage- ad

The Eastern shore of Florida can be divided ment. 10 Jcc: ''. :K.'YDO:
into two districts; that which is above and ,

I, that which is below the line of frost. This Drugs and JletUciues.EST.A.DLISIIED New York Offiee, 83 Walker Street, 'c FERJXDII, FLORlD.00 ,
line can be safely established at what is
termed the Haul Over," narrow strip of 1875.
land dividing the Indian river from MosquitoLagoon
about the latitude of Cape Canav- SPRING 1S S3. SPRING 1883. l

eral.South u wiGyp
of this, more perhaps from the close ROYAL Ia"Jfetoiu
contiguity of the Gulf Stream, there its low nrvrw JDR TJG-S F. W. MUMBY. J. N. C. STOCKTON. R. D. KNIGHT.MUMBY .
latitude, frosts are unknown. Above this I AND
they occur but seldom with severity.We STOCKTON & KNIGHT.
I( -- ,
. adopt this line for the reason that in : MEDICINESHORSEY
, the winter of 1835 the mangroves and orange -. IMPORTERS.:
j trees were killed above this, but not below.It The largest stock at wholesale and retail in the Southern States.
is to be observed, however, that the severity -
of the cold during that winter was CROCKERY, CHINA AND GLASS-WARE.
.greater than known before or since.
From St. Augustine to the lower end of & CO., Lamps, Chandeliers and General Kerosene Fixtures, House-Furnishing Goods,Wood and
Indian is WillowWare, Stone and Tin-Ware, Bird Cages, etc. ,
river a strip of country entirely .
free from the diseases incident to :i southernor (4KI$6POWDER !iJ"" SOLE STATE AGENTS FOR THE MONITOR OIL STOVES. .

western climate, and perhaps nowhere in =I PHARMACISTS 1= Dinner Sets $15 to $75; Tea Sets, $4 to$35; Chamber Sets, $3 25 to $25; Parlor Lamps, i
'; the world is there a country more perfectly $125 to $15; Library Lamps, $3 75 to $9; Hall Lamps, $150 to $8. Table Cutlery, Plated
healthy and'a climate more enticing.One Ware, Tea Trays, Coffee Urns, Pots,etc. Special inducements to the trade; also to Hotels,
naturally infers from its position,and Centre Street, Restaurants, Bars, etc. MUM BY, STOCKTON & KNIGHT, .
what we have said in relation to the mild- 48 No. 13 West Bay Street, JACKSONVILLE, FLA. ,
ness of the winters in this region, that the FERNANDINA, FLORIDA,
heats of summer must be extreme and op *

pressive. This, however, is not the case. constantly on hand a fine assort- S. B. HUBBAKD & CO.
KEEP
The thermometer does not generally reach of FRESH and PURE FOR- ,
above 85, and this temperature is entirely EIGN and DOMESTIC -
,
modified by the refreshing coolness of the JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, t tJ *
trade winds.
Along this whole line one finds the or- Drugs and Chemicals, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN .

ange, lemon, guava, fig, banana and pome- Absolutely Pure. Stoves, Doors, Sash, Blinds, Paints, Oils,
granate, and generally all the tropical fruits
and
Patent :
except pineapples, cocoanuts and perhaps a POWDER Homoeopathic Medicines, pSF PUMPS, LEAD AND IRON PIPE, SUGAR :MILLS, RUBBER AND LEATHER

few others excellence.,growing in the greatest profusion.and THIS purity,strength never and varies.wholesomeness.More A marvel. Proprietary and Fancy Goods BELTING, STEAM AND GAS FITTING, PLUMBING AND TINSMITHING.JSS i

Below the line of frost, these, together economical than the ordinary kinds, HAZARD'S POWDER, BARBED FENCE WIRE. 42-tjanl
with all other tropical fruits, are found in and cannot be sold in competition with the FINE TOILET ARTICLES 4
equal excellence and profusion.All multitude of low test,short weight, alum or ,
north rn vegetables mature in winter, phosphate powders. Sold onhi in cans. River and Ocean Steamboats. '
and produce extraordinarily. All the trop- ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., PERFUMERY, SOAPS, ETC.,
38 106 Wall Street, New York. ..q
ical vegetables are also found there. i ir
Cotton, especially sea island, tobacco, IN GREAT VARIETY. MALLORY'S STEAMSHIP LINE .i
equal to that of Cuba, sugar cane and indIgo -

sapadiilo, arrowroot, cassava, ginger,
coffee and cacao are among its favored and #3f Physicians' Prescriptions 4f
most abundant products. -' carefully compounded with pure

white Hickory and, live yellow oak,pine red, bay cypress(a species, cedar of, HOUSE-FURNISHING GOODS Drugs, at reasonable" prices.DR. FLORIDA AND NEW YORK.THE i.

mahogany), red and black mangrove (the
latter resembling rosewood), form its forests. J. D. PALMER. T. W. PALMER. _; ,
Land can be bought at from $1.25 to $4 {e'i-d.l- alai 9, u -. ei" a_ "htzz3
per acre, depending upon the fact whetherheld We invite your attention to our PALMER BRO'S
by the. United States Government or ,
the State of Florida. Private landholdersask = := 3 s.:_ == s :
more, but there is plenty of land yet Crockery 1 Glassware, 1 II I-Fi--I II I I M I-- U<-I i I I--I'M III
subject to entry.St. Johns Weekly. 4xt
I PHARMACISTS I II :
and offer our Goods in these lines as low as
"DON'T BURN THE WOODS. -r < -I I I I I I I I I--I I '{ Ml I I I I -I I I
the lowest. Chamber Toilet Sets of
Various persons in the State are denouncing -
the practice of burning the woods," and very latest designs; beautiful Tea Sets, ?
very properly. It is objected to for various Dinner Sets Centre.Street, near Depot, J
Lamps, etc., etc.; Tin 9 L
them the
reasons, among being endangering
of pro pert)', the injuring timber, and com- Chamber Sets all colors; Wooden- FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. ..
polling those who do not want fire on their I
Ware of all kinds
and
Housekeeping -
; r
, ands to go to the expense and trouble of
i protecting them. There is another reason Utensils generally. .
which does not seem to be considered, and
that is the impoverishment of the land. Tl. FRED 1V. IIOYT & CO. #3f ABSOLUTELY PURE e
fire destroys the fallen leaves and grasses FINE STEAMSHIPS- ;
which would otherwise decay form humus DOMESTIC AND IMPORTEDAND
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, 1,080 TONS.
and return to the soil the fertilizing properties '.
taken from it in their production it is :STA.TE OF TEXAS, 1,54,3 TONS.CA.RONDELET .

lamentably short sighted in stock owners to DRUGS CHEMICALS, 1,5O8 TONS.
burn off the ranges in order to hasten the
growth of a little new grass in the spring, PATENTS obtained for new inventionsor WESTERN TEXAS 1,210 TONS.
for with each year the grass crop will be less- for improvements in old Standard Patent Medicines,
... ened and finally the land becomes scarcely ones. Caveats, Infringements, Trade-Marks .
better than an arid waste, parched becauseof and all patent business promptly attendedto. -
exposure through lack of protecting ve INVENTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN
etation. We are inclined to think that the g REJECTED may still, in most cases, be pat- -I| Fancy TOILET Articles, ONLY DIRECT LINE TO NEW YORK
law should make it a misdemeanor for any ented by us. Being opposite the U. S. Pat-
ent Office, and engaged in PATENT BUSI-
one to fire the grass even on his own land
unless he shall prevent it from spreading to NESS EXCLUSIVELY, we can secure pat- .
the land of others or to public land, and ents in less time than those. who are remote PERFUMERY,
that carelessness causing such fire shall be from Washington.When of the above STEAMERS will sail from FERNANDINA FOR NEW YORK '
deemed culpable to the extent of constituting Inventors send model or sketch, ILTJIBIN'S EXTRACTS etc. ONE THURSDAY AFTERNOON on arrival of afternoon trains from Jack-
make search in the Patent
a misdemeanor, punishable as may be we Office and sonville, Cedar Key, and Peninsular Railroad. x
advise to its
prescribed. as patentability free of charge.
Since the above in have Correspondence confidential; fees reason- This Line, having no Transfers between Fernandina and New
type we received -
was
the Putnam County Journal which able; and NO CHARGE UNLESS PAT- jZ55*Especial and careful attention paidto York, offers the BEST AND QUICKEST TRANSPORTATION TO SHIPPERS OF
ENT IS OBTAINED.We FRUITS, VEGETABLES, and others. ;
urges the i impoverishment the soil as a
!
Physicians' Prescriptions
principal objection to burning off the grass. refer by permission to the City Post- by The traveling public, are offered the advantages of a DIRECT LINE and UNSURPASSED -
Floridian.. master, and to the Superintendent of the an experienced Druggist. ACCOMMODATIONS TO FLORIDA. WITHOUT CHANGE; making close I
.. Post-Office Money Order Division Wash- connections at FERNANDINA with FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE RAIL-
STRIKING A GOLD MINE IN ington. For special references,circular,service MR. RABB, the Manager. will sleep ROAD for JACKSONVILLE, and thence by Steamers to all points on the ST.
terms, etc., addressC. over the store, and will respond to all calls JOHNS, OCKLAWAHA and INDIAN RIVERS: and with the FLORIDA TRANSIT r
NORTH CAROLINA. A. SNOW & CO., .' .RAILROAD for ALL STATIONS and GULF PORTS OF FLORIDA; and with the ,
FAYETTEVILLE N. C., Feb. 9.-North Carolina 2-tf Opp.Patent Office.Washington DC. I at night._.__51 PENINSULAR RAILROAD for. OCALA,and with FLORIDA TROPICAL RAILROADfor _

has a bonanza: king, John Barns, of O. S. OAKES, LAKE WEIR.
Moore county, who counts his wealth by the WM. B. C. DURYEE,
hundreds of thousands. A few weeks ago CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER, THROUGH BILLS OF LADING TO ALL POINTS.For .
this man's earthly possessions consisted of GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANT, _
half a dozen half-starved coon dogs and a MANUFACTURES freight, passage rates, and schedules, or further information, apply to
twenty-acre lot of barren land in Moore CENTRE ST., NEAR R. R. DEPOT,
disCOvered DOORS AND WINDOW FRAMES R. W. SOUTHWICK, Agent, I
About Barns
county. a fortnight ago -
gold on his farm. He prudently FERNANDINA, FLA. OF. ALL SIZES. FERNANDINA FLORIDA. I
kept the secret to himself, and removed the Post Office Box 174. C. H. MALLORY & CO., \ 1
precious metal as best he could. He obtained Hay, Corn, Oats I janl Fernandina, Fla 4 Pier 20 East Rlverl\ew York.. 51- I

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". VALUE OF TUB SWEET POTATO the soil and the air, and stored up in the I I GENERAL DIRECTORY. BAKER COUNTY. Assesstor of lares-Thomas Barco --

"', AS A FOOD-PRODUCING CROP. easily decaying nitrogenous substance of County Judge-R. D. Davis Sanderson. Plant. Cotton

:y'i; We see in some of our exchanges that Mr. those crops. Turned under;in bloom, the United States Officers.LAND Clerk-F. J. Pons, Sanderson., Collecor of Revenue-Frederick N.
heat of the soil with the nioisture of the Fov
H. C. White State Chemist of Georgia has Ocala. '
i OFFICE, GAINESVILLE. Sheriff-U. C. Herndon, Sanderson.
;", analyzed the sweet-. potato, and found it to season will liberate the nitrogen and other Register-L. A. Barnes Gainesville. Assessor of Taxes-George P. Canova, San- Superintendent of Schools-H. C. ::Martin
elements in time to be ,
provided appropriatedby
\ ; contain about half as much nutrition as In- derson. Fort McCoy. '
I Receiver-John F Rollins Gainesville.
( ;: dian corn, two bushels potatoes equaling the roots of growing corn.; Martin Talla- Collector of Revenue-Fleming B. Smith, MONROE COUNTY.
I have doubt but the bet that Suneyor-General-MaIachi ,
no use can
.
bushel of for fat-producing -
.i. Sanderson.
I' one corn purr
County Judge-Chas. S. Baron
,r,, We have official statement possibly be made of a little manure or fertilizer hassee. Key West.
t poses. seen no Superintendent of Schools-A. J. W. Cobb, Clerk-Peter T.
Knight, Key West;
is to furnish them to 1 rapid-growing DISTRICT COURT.
!, of the analysis, but if this is correct it Olustee. Sheriff-George A. Demerritt
to be turned under as manure. I knowit Judgc-Thomas Settle-Jacksonville. Key West
M.. ;, places the sweet potato, in nutritious qualities crops BRADFORD COUNTY. Assessor of Taxes Walter C.
seems wasteful to turn under a heavy .1farshalr-J. H. Durkee Jacksonville. Maloney Jr
j ; very high in comparison with other crop Key West ''
,, root Land capable of producing of rye in :May in the hope of Securing a crop Clerk-Philip Walter, Jacksonville. County Judge-J. R. Richard, Providence.
; crops. Collector Revenue
: Clerk Henry F. York Lake Butler. of -Walter C.
of but let the doubter it small :Maloney
;."'. twenty bushels of corn per acre will make oft corn, try; on a INTERNAL REVENUE Jr. West. r
Sheriff W. W. Tumblin Starke. Key
,
scale and be convinced. i
; from 100 to 125 bushels which
? potatoes Collector Dennis Eagan Jacksonville. Assessor Taxes-N. C. Lake SuperintendentofSdwols-J. V.
of
Wainwright, Harris
,' would give two to three times the value in Later in the season the quickly-growing West. ,Key
-, r., millets, beans, peas, an'd especially buck- COLLECTORS OF CUSTOMS. Butler.
food.We wheat or fodder corn be.turned underas Collector of Revenue Bunberry Haynes, NASSAU COUNTY.
.I. have always been of the opinion that may John W. Howell, Fernandina. '
: manure for the fall wheat.* As lands get Santa Fe. County Judge-Hinton J. Baker
/'J' the great value of the sweet potato crop in : Edward Hopkins, Jacksonville Fernan-
I! richer, rag-weed often affords: a profitable John I Superintendent of Schools-L. B. Rhodes, dina.
: ): the Southern States was not duly appreciated I F. House, St. Augustine.
: '. w and sufficiently utilized. Root crops are crop turned under in bloom for another Joseph Hirst, Cedar Key. Starke. Clerk-J. A. Edwards, Fernandina.
: : t! always more- prolific than grain crops. crop of wheat or rye. When any green corn BREVARD COUNTY. Sheriff Peter Cone, Fernandina.

I. '! tJ,.' They exhaust land less, and give more in return is turned under, where practicable, it is desirable County Judge-James A. McCrory, City Assessor of Taxes-\Vm. H. Garland Fer
to scatter about ten bcshels of limeto State Officers. Point. nandina. '
::; :\ "i for labor end for manure. Of course
.: *;* ? they are not as nutritious, pound for pound, the acre, or two bushels common salt, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT. Clerk-A. A. Stewart, Titusville. Collector of Revenue Warren F. Scott Fer
:' 1:4:; J,%&;. as grain, but in great increase of material while the ground should be*pulverized at Got'ernor-'Vm. D. Bloxham, Tallahassee. Assessor of Taxes Wallace R. Moses, Geor- nandina. '

1, they yield more nutrition to a given quantity once. i Lieutenant-Governor-Livingston W. Bethel gianna. Superintendent of Schools W.A. Mahoney.
'" ;f r of land than any of the cereals. Irish Frequent harrowing while Che decomposition -I Key West.Secretary Collector of Ret'enue-A. D. Johnston, Or- Callahan.

; 1Ii f. potatoes, turnips, beets, carrots, both in of the green materials #Is going on is of State-John L. Crawford, Tallahassee lando, Orange county.Superintendent ORANGECOUNTY.

i; 'h"" Europe and in our Northern States, are"all actually jnanuring. Your neighbor may of Schools-A. Grady, La County Judge-R. L. Summerlin, Orlando.
.' ." ,''! Myer justly prized as the most valuable of farm haul out his manure and dump it, or spreadhis Comptroller W. D. Barnes, Tallahassee. Grange. Clerk-J. P. Hughey, Orlando.

:!t : -i4' crops. The sweet potato is superior to them fertilizer on rough, coarse ground, and TI'oosurer-Henry A. L'Engle,Tallahassee. CLAY COUNTY. Sheriff Thomas W. Shine, Fort Reid.

'f.:" all as food for man and beast.: It may bet you may reap largely the benefits of it if you Attorney-Generqz.--George P. Raney, Talla- County Judge-J. T. Copeland, Orange Assessor of Taxes-James: Owens, Fort
', ; a used for all the purposes to which the others keep the surface of your adjoining field ina hassee. Park. Reid, Fla.Collector?; .

., !!',); are applied, and;for many others besides. In finely pulverized state arid frequentlystir Commissioner of Lands-P. W. White. Clerk-0. A. Buddington, Green Cove of Revenue-Richard H. Marks,

{. ti: the first state, just out of the ground, it : Tallahassee. Springs. Sanford.

; ;t : \ makes an excellent substitute for arrowroot Some men make better corn: on the same Superintendent of Public Instruction. K. Sheriff-James W. DeWitt, Green Cove Superintendent of Schools-John T. Beeks
:\ J i 4 J;. l' r by grating the pulp into water and allowing land by frequent harrowing tan others by Foster, Tallahassee. Springs. Fort Reid. '

: t t the starchy matter to subside. expensive manuring. On pow land, with a Adjutant-General-J.E. Yonge, Tallahassee Assessor of Taxes-Wm. Conway, Kingsley. PUTNAM COUNTY.

'J.ti t I r As a vegetable it is a favorite on every light purse. keep all the stock you can feed, BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION. Collector of Ret'enue'Ym. S. Plummer, Judge of Probate-B. Harrison Palatka.

., ,""t' 4i table, cooked in great variety of ways. As keep it mixed with muck, if]: accessible, or Commissioner A. Robinson, Tallahassee. :Maxville. Clerk W. F. Forward, Palatka.,
'\ r : f 'f 1't a dessert it makes a better pudding or pie surface soil, raise crops witHout allowing Superintendent of Schools-M. F. Geiger, Sheriff-Thomas Shally.

I i than a pumpkin. It is good food for stock them to seed, and turn under when in bloom Clerk-R. C. Long, Tallahassee. Middleburg. Assessor-S. E. Timmons.

':4':. .. ;irt'f! of all kinds-horses, cattle, sheep, and hogs. for the next crop you wish to :grow for thegrain.Practka : Special Agent-Columbus Drew, Astor COLUMBIA Collector of Revenue-Joseph Price.
COUNTY.
". .: i .H We knew an old planter once who always Farmer. I Building Jacksonville. Superintendent Public
: L of Schools-J. W.
;; t. '': raised an abundance of corn and other provisions County Judge-W. M. Ives, Jr., Lake City. Strickland.

':(' ," :: i. for his stock, but who was an enthusiast TIll OASSA V4. SUPREME COURT. Clerk-John Vinzant, Jr., Lake City.

; over the sweet potato crop, estimating cassava Chief Justice--E.: Randall, Jacksonville. Sheriff J. W. Perry, Lake City. TAYLOR COUNTY.
',: ..t'i'l it, on the basis of the yield returned from the demand Information concerning information being in Associate Justice-J. Westcott, jr., Tallahas- Assessor of Taxes-L.W. Rivers, Lake City. County Judge W. H. Parker, Perry.
positive on the subject Collector Taxes J. L. Parish Sheriff Thomas Osteen Perry.
\,1" ;\i: labor bestowed, as of more value than any of Lake City. ,
; may be acceptable. A few years ago I gave see.Associate Clerk-John C. Calhoun
;, : other food-producing crop. Justice-R. B. Van Valkenburgh, Superintendent of Schools-JuliusPotsdamer, Perry.
&:,'' \ Our best Southern varieties will probably particular attention to this subject, seeking Jacksonville. Lake City. Superintendent of Schools-T. J. Franklin,
information wherever it be
might obtained
I". X\ : soon become a very important article of export from Clerk-C. H. Foster, Tallahassee. DUVAL COUNTY. Perry.

,7.- / r.;<, to Northern States. Thefarmers in the persons and its practically acquainted Then with CIRCUIT JUDGES. County Judge-William A. McLean, Jack- County Treasurer-D. S. Sutton, Perry.
plant products. by
plant-
County Suneyor-D. N. Cox
'1 Perry.
l' ; \- Georgia are complaining this that with sonville.
; year ing and putting to practical test what First Circuit-Augustus E. Maxwell, Pen- Collector
: appeared of Revenue-J. B. Hardee Perry.
: immense of the favorite Clerk-Thomas E. Buckman
., t. ; an crop "yellowyam to be the most feasible methods, and sacola. Jacksonville. Assessor
of Taxes-S. II. Peacock .
"
Perry.ST.
,
; raised in expectation of shipment, Sheriff-Uriah Bowden Jacksonville.
Second Circuit David S. Walker ,
'l the result was, starch as fine as the best in Tallahas-
/ :, :-.'it, ... there is no demand in the Northern market the market. An acquaintance who had Assessor of Taxes-A. J. Prevatt, Jackson- JOHN'S COUNTY

: 'i. *r for the variety, the Northern people prefer- lived in Brazil gave me much useful infor- : see.Third Circuit-E.J. Vann, :Madison. ville.Collector County Judge-M. R. Cooper, St. Augus-

:. fJ'I'"': ing the dry, tasteless Jersey: yam" to their mation on the subject. He informed me" Fourth Circuit-James :M. Baker, Jackson- of Ret'enue-\Ioses: J. Brown, tine.
"
: ': 1 sweeter and more delicate Georgia yam. that in Florida we had only the sweet va- Jacksonville. Clerk-Bartolo F. Oliveros, St. Augustine.

4, (' '. '. The Jersey potato, like our brimstone riety; another kind having a poisonous juice, ville.Fifth Circuit-James B. Dawkins, Gaines- Superintendent of Schools-Albert J. Rus- Sheriff Ramon Hernandez, St. Augustine
[, '. .
;: and "leather-coats are dry and mealy, but giving a much larger yield of starch, is ville. sell Jacksonville. Assessor of Taxes-David L. Dunham, St.
.
with very little sweetness, and hence are Sixth Circuit II.: Mitchell Augustine.
grown in Brazil, where it is called mandioca, Tampa. HAMILTON COUNTY.
", preferred for the table to be eaten with meats the Seventh Circuit W. Archer Cocke Sanford Collector of Ret'enue-Joseph F. Llambias
cassava being name applied to the food County Judge-Henry J. Stewart Jasper. ,
w t..;; t like the Irish potato. If our Georgia friends prepared from the mandioca. Cassava seemsto Clcl'k-J. Caldwell St. Augustine.Superintendent.
Jasper.
:' ': could only show them how the "yam"should Schools
the of -C. F. Perpall
have of latitude
same as James M. ,
:..:: range sugar- Court Calendar. Sheriff Duncan, Jasper.
; be cooked, this fancy would probably St. Augustine.
;. cane, and is cultivated much in the same Assessor of Taxes-J. R. Hunter, Ancrum.
5,5 '',:' :: give way. The sweet potato, like unripe way, requiring much less work, taking care FIRST CIRCUIT. Collector of Revenue W. H. H. McLeod SUMTER COUNTY.
,
..:'i:. fruits, nuts, and other farinaceous products of itself it is Fall Term-
as soon as large enough to Columbia County.Superintendent County Judge Henry S.Cassidy, Leesburg,
.:, ,'::1' which contain much starchy matter, becomes shade the ground. Its propagation is also Santa Rosa, 2d Monday in October. of Schools-Joshua H. Rob- Clerk-Thomas J. Ivey, Leesburg. ....
': 'J very sweet on being kept for a few months, much like that of the tropical cane ; the Walton, 4th :Monday in October. erts, Ancrum. Sheriff J. S. Dyches, Leesburg.
t ,'\ a large portion of the starch being gradually laid in the Holmes, 2d Wednesday after 4th Monday Assessor ,
','<*, canes being rows, eyes make the of Taxes -G. P. Wall, Webster.
; converted into sugar. A well-seasoned When seed is in October. HERNANDO COIDa'"rY.Oounty Collector
plants. scarce found quite of ReL'enlle-J. R. G. Hamilton,
;..' .", : s I "yam" baked slowly, as it should be, is practicable to saw the canes into pieces having Washington, 2d Monday after 4th :Monday Judge W. L. Frierson, Brooks- Sumterville.
( ; really more a fruit than a vegetable. The in October. ville.
only two eyes, or joints ; planting thesein Superintendent of Schools-A. C. Clarke,
., i : time will come when they will be prepared a rich hot bed, they soon make vigorous Jackson, 3d Monday after 4th Monday in Clerk-J. C. Law, Brooksville. Sumterville. '

'" <} in this way, and by being put up in sealed shoots and a mass of roots. The plants thus October. Sheriff-J. Mickler, Brooksville. SUWANEE COUNTY.

4.. :L1, cans will become an important article of started were then planted three feet apart, in Escambia, 1st Monday in December. Assessor of Taxes-Frank E.Saxon, Brooks- .
M.
County Judge :M. Blackburn
;:> I trade to the North as well as Europe.- rows four feet apart, and cultivated until This act amended section 2 of act of February ville. Live

,.."."( ; Charleston hews.a.j the leaves shaded the space between the 10, 1879, and does not change the Collector of Revenue-F. M. Townsend, Oak.ClerkRobert A. Reid, Live Oak.

: ; MUCK. rows. The crop of roots may be harvested Spring Term. Brooksville. Sheriff John R. Sessions, Live Oak.
after is cut. The cassava canes THIRD CIRCUIT. Superintendent of Schools-D. H. Thrasher,
-! sugar-cane Assessor Taxes
; of -W. H. Sessions, Wei-
Every now and then the muck Term- Fort Dade.
: question should be cut in time and placed under cov- Spring born.
1Li 1i 1-'J turns up for discussion in the continue agricultural to- ering sufficient to protect them from frost. Taylor,' 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY. Collector of Rn.'entte-Robert F. Allison,
." It will probably .
papers. In making up the starch it is necessary first April.Madison County Judge-H. L. Crane Live Oak.
( be an unsettled question until the parties 2d in Tampa.
to the brown outer skin then Monday April.
to
remove ,
: Clerk-Wm. C. Brown Tampa. Superintendent of Schools-J. 0. C. Jones
,
definite idea of what is meant
ran have some crush beat the Hamilton, 4th :Monday in April.
.'. grind, grate, or roots into a Sheri -D. Isaac Craft, Tampa. Live Oak.
by the word. The term muck is used Suwanee 1st after 4th
Y fine mass, separate the fibre and light fine Monday Monday
Assessor of Taxes-S.E. Sparkman, Tampa. VOLUSIA COUNTY.
.
; : very loosely and applied indiscriminately to in .
from the April.Columbia
particles heavy starch. Where
in Collector of Ret'enue-'V. F. Buns, Tampa. County Judge-James H. Chandler Enter-
? .. many things which differ very materially for properly making by 3d Monday after 4th Monday ,
machinery
sugar
their composition and in their fertilizing in Superintendent of Schools W.P. Henderson prise.
the kettle process is in use much of it April.
; value. It is a term applied to any black, may open be utilized in making cassava starch. Lafayette, 6th Tuesday after 4th Monday Tampa. Clerk-John W. Dickins, Enterprise.

';. : wet earth from ponds, swamp and marshes, The kettles being partly filled with water in April. JEFFERSON. Sheriff W. A. Cone, Enterprise.
been B. Christie Monticello. Assessor of Taxes-John Anderson Enterprise
a where vegetable matter has gradually stripping the roots might be done beside Fall Term- County Judge-J. -

i' ;r collecting through long periods of time and the kettles, being tossed into the kettles as Taylor, 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in Sheriff T. B. Simkins, Monticello.
Clerk W. C. Bird Monticello. Collector of Ret'enue-John B. Jordan De-
: undergoing partial decomposition, giving a stripped, to be washed and kept in good October. ,
: }: black color the soil. It varies in texture Superintendent of Schools W. R. Taylor Land.
S S i to condition until carried to the mill to be :Madison, 2d :Monday in October. '
.t as much as soils do, and of course varies crushed. Some kind of a beater would be Hamilton, 4th Monday in October. Monticello. Superintendent of Schools-A. Cranshaw, -

alike in value as a fertilizer. Often it is required to follow the action of the mill Suwannee, 1st Monday after 4th :Monday County Treasurer-W. :M. Girardeau, Mon- Enterprise.

J l'i nothing more than a small percentage of and set free all of the starch crystals. The in October. y: ticello. W.AKULL.OU "TY.
.. black vegetable matter mixed with a large crushed and beaten mass is next washed a Columbia, 3d Monday after 4th Monday in Collector of Revenue-Joseph Palmer, Mon- County Judge-W. A. Giles, Crawfordville.
} \ percentage of sand. This would not repay stream from the overhead tank ; October. *; ticello. Sheriff W. H. Walker, Crawfordville.
passing
',. {, the cost of digging. Then in more favorable through the mass and into the settling boxes Lafayette, 6th Tuesday after 4th Monday Assessor of Taxes-J. P. Grantham, Wau- Clerk-Nat. R. Walker, Crawfordville.
it be valuable when keenah. Superintendent of Schools-W. T. Duval
situations may quite would carry all the free starch with it, also in October. ,
properly treated. We have a locality in much feculent matter that would have to FOURTH CIRCUIT. LAFAYETTE COUNTY. Crawfordville.

.d : view from which we have used the muck," be removed by repeated washings and set- Spring Term- County Judge-'V. J. Dixon, New Troy. County Treasurer- W. Walker, Craw-

1 a black mud, to advantage. This is the tlings.I Sheriff-Thomas J. Walker, New Troy. fordville.
St. John's, 2d Tuesday March.
"", ; situation : A large pond or open savanna Clerk Howell Hawkins New Collector of Ret'eime-'Y. H. Walker,Craw-
found that there is an inferior, dark- ol- Clay, 4th Tuesday in March. Troy.
with clay surface, often covered with water, Superintendent of Schools-J.C.Ramsey New fordville.
ored difficult to ,
product, quite separate from Bradford, 1st Tuesday in April.
Assessor of Taxes-C. R. Reynolds Craw-
f i: sustaining a dense vegetable growth which the lighter crystals of starch. This, I am Baker, 2d Tuesday in April. Troy. ,
fordville.
annually adds to the surface deposit, every informed, I know not how correctly, is Nassau, 3d Tuesday in April. County Treasurer-J. M. N. Peacock, New
.
:. : rain bringing in from the surrounding sides called farina mandioca, and is used for mak- Duval, 1st Tuesday in May. Troy.
a '. ;. : its fertilizing deposits vegetable matter ing tapioca. Although this lighter productis Fall Term- Collector of Revenue Newton Sapp, New Stoves and Tinware.

\. and fine particles of soil held in suspension, valuable, I find that in Florida it is usu- St. John's 2d Tuesday in September.Clay Troy.

: which is mostly of clay, as the coarser sand ally thrown away, and only the heaviest 4th Tuesday in Sept eiber. Assessor of Taxes-A. Ackley, New Troy. IV. P. STREETY,
.
is left behind. Such muck is valuable to
: a '
11 starch kept for,use ; a very large portion of Bradford, 1St Tuesaay in uciooer. LEON COUNTY. Second Street, opposite the Post-Office,
certain distance to
a extent-depending on the useful product of this plant is consequently Baker, 2d Tuesday in October.
County Judge Wm. P. Byrd Tallahassee.
a ,
be carted, cost of labor, etc. But this mustI'
lost. Repeated experiments resulted Nassau 3d in October.
Tuesday
?' V Sheriff A. :Moseley Tallahassee.
be said of all muck black muck ,
or or peaty
in this method, as producing in a practi- Duval 1st Tuesday in November.
,
Clerk-C. A. Tallahassee.
a! Bryan,
r bogs. They cannot be used in the fresh the
cable of
manner a separation; merchant-
FIFTH CIRCUIT. Superintendent of Schools-Henry N.Felkel,
state. They require time and a certain
able starch. Where a large quantity of set-
I': amount of treatment to be made available tlings have accumulated and have been well Spring Term- .. Tallahassee.
M ; as plant-food. The chemists tell us that washed'the vessel is filled with clear water Sumter, 3d Monday in March. Treasurer L. Demilly, Tallahassee. K rt

l there are several vegetable acids formed and the starch is thoroughly stirred until Marion, 4th :Monday in March. Collector of Relenue-C. C. Pearce, Talla-

f t during the first stages of deco ,position none rests on the bottom then the up stirring Putnam, 3d Tuesday after 4th :Monday in hassee.
; 'J Assessor Taxes-G. A. Croome Tallahassee.
I :. which arrest further decay, andin that state is slowed. The starch March. of -
gradually heavy -
., j ( it is either inert or injurious to growing will rapidly settle to the bottom. Whena cI1'stals Levy, 4th Tuesday after 4th Monday in LEVY COUNTY.County ,t r-

t crops, and that before it can at as a manure thick layer has formed the stirring March.
I '".. these acids must be neutralized and further stop, and after a few minutes the may- Alachua, 4th Monday after 4th :Monday in Judge-W. H. Sebring, Bronson;
supernatant
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; Clerk-J. M. Barco Bronson.
decomposition effected. This can be ac- liquid carrying the lighter product is :March. '
complished by throwing up the muck into drawn off to another settling tank. A seek Pall Term- Sheriff 3. S. Parker, Bronson. "
heaps where it can dry off and be turned ond washing, settling and drawing off, will Sumter, 1st Monday in October. Assessor of Taxes-Louis Appell, Bronson. r S.

: over and stirred. Lime assists very much usually leave the starch in the desired state Marion, 3d :Monday in October. Collector of Ret'enue-J. Ira Gore, Cedar

r in the process. It may also be compostedwith of purity. A large proportion of the starchin Putnam. 3d Tuesday in November. Key.

stable or barnyard manure to advantage the second settlings may be recovered by Levy, 4th Tuesday in November. Superintendent of Schools-J. B. Menden-

r but it requires time before it is fit for the same process, but probably it will be Alachua, 1st Monday after 4th Tuesday in hall, Bronson. STOVES HEATERS RANGERS.
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use. The question of its value will depend found mostly profitable to use it as it is. November. MADISON COUNTY.
: the quality of the muck and its I SEVENTH CIRCUIT. TIN AND SHEET-IRON WARE
upon If will furnish with suffi-
some one me a
L. County Judge-R. M. Witherspoon Madi
proximity to the field and barnyard, which cient quantity of the light product, I will Spring Term- son. ROOFING AND GUTTERING,

.; every farmer can calculate for himself.-W.: examine to what extent it can be used to Orange, 4th Monday in January. SJieriff S. M. Hankins, Madison. PUMPS, DRIVEN WELLS, ETC.
II. Ravenel in Charleston Xews.JtENOVATIXG make in Gainesville Advocate Volusia, 3d :Monday in February.
Voyle
tapioca.-Jol. Clerk-John M. Beggs, Madison A large stock of Stoves on hand. Give mea

POOR LAND. Dade Brevard, :1st :Monday in in :March. Superintendent of Schools-E. S. Tyner, call, and compare my prices with those of
Monday April. '
Madison.
1 It is slow, difficult and expensive work to Valuable Orange Lands for Sale. Fall Term-, County Treasurer-S. S. Smith, Madison. other houses, here or elsewhere.G. .

d, bring up worn-outland, but more especially Tracts containing twenty acres, each of Orange, 2d Monday in August. Collector of Revenue M. H. Warring, Madison -
.5' 5 .,1' land naturally poor, to a satisfactory degree choice, high hammock land on Orange Lake, Volusia, Monday: in September. F. AVERY,

,,. of fertility. But it may be done.: It has suitable for orange growing and truck farm- Bre\"ard.4th Monday in September.Dade Assessor* of Taxes-B. D. Wadsworth, Mad-
:4 j been done, but not all at once. We have ing, are now offered for, sale. These landsare Monday in November ison. .

known men of means put on twice the valueof very conveniently situated for transpor- MANATEE COUNTY.

the land with the expectation of getting a tation, by water or rail, and will be sold on STABLES.
VERY AND BOARDING
large yield the first year but they did not terms to suit purchasers. Titles are unques- County Officers. County Judge-Z. T. Crawford, Manatee. L
a succeed. tionable. Also valuable timber lands in ALACHUA COUNTY. Clerk-Robert S. Griffith, Manatee.

+ i' The best that can be done is to begin the large bodies. G. R. FAIRBANKS, County Judge-Junius C. Gardner, Gaines- Sheriff-A. S. Watson, Pine Level. I CARRIAGES and from AND Steamers WAGONSTo and Trains.

".f, : .1 fall beforehand, use all the available manure February 1C,-1882. Fernandina, Fla.AGENTS ville. Assessor of Taxes-S. J. Tyler, Bradentown

( possible, or some fertilizer if it can be obtained Clerk-J. A. Carlisle, Gainesville. Collector of Revenue-Marion G. Carlton, CONTRACTS FOR HAULING, ETC.

and sow some crop that grows quick, WANTED IN EVERY TOWN Sheriff John W. Turner, Gainesville. Popash. FOR SALE:
: t as rye or Italian rye grass, either of which to sell Nassau Fibre" and Assessor of axes-George W. Hawthorne,* Superintendent of Schools-Felix J. Seward,
,.' will make considerable growth, and be Upholstered Nassau Beds." Here is a Hawthorne. Pine Level. HORSES, BUGGIES, HARNESS,

,. ready to turn under by the middle of May. good business for a live man. Exclusive Collector of Revenue -H.C. Denton, Gaines- MARION COUNTY. CARTS AND WAGONS.

"t This has taken no plant-food from the field. territory. Liberal commission. ville. County Judge-Samuel F. :Marshall, Ocala. g TERMS CASH.

IT Much nitrogen and carbonic acid, some Address EDWIN S. LOOMIS, Superintendent of Schools-W. N. Sheats, Clerk-Robert Bullock, Ocala. IOffice and Stable-First Street, near ,

t potash and soda have been abstracted from Fernandina, Fla. 4I Gainesville. Sheriff A. B. Crutchfield, Ocala. Broom Street Wharf. 4D-tf






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HOUSEHOLD RECIPES. Shake the mince over the fire. until just I the way down the front with bright silver PECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: CARD .
ready to boil. Dish it on hot toast, and buttons. '. S TIME OF THE
FRIED SWEET BREADS.-Wash in salt and serve. .' Wide and full jabots or coquille ruches of ,',-
water, parboil, cut into small pieces dip lace reaching from the throat to the hem of SEDUCTION IN PRICE. FLORIDA TRANSIT & PENINSULARRAILROAD p',
into beaten eggs, then in cracker crumbs, FASHION NOTES. the dress, and also down the side seam of the We offer The Mirror combination with the .

and fry brown in butter or lard. front breadths, from half way up the lengthof American Agriculturist for $2.50 a year,which

APPLE l\cAKES.-Mix with three pintsof EARLY SPRING COSTUMES-KNICK-KNACKS FORA the seam to the bottom of the skirt are includes postage on both. IN ADDITION, we ANDFERNANDINA S -

milk and six beaten eggs, flour enough to BAZAR. seen upon newly-imported. house robes of will send free to every person who takes both & JACKSONVILLE R.R.L
make a thick batter, add salt and six large Early spring costumes have already appeared cashmere and vigogne.
apples chopped very fine. Fry in hot lard. I and among these are the stylish and Crown pieces for ornaments have taken papers Magnificent Plate Engraving of ,;
I serviceable tweed suits made up in a numberof the place of the gilt sixpences which have be- DUPR:'s last great painting, "IN THE
Fill the fish
FISII. with
BAKED plain and and the In Effect January 7th 18S3.
George Dragonare ,
come common
different First those with MEADOW
dressing and dredge with flour; put in pan ways. are a now on exhibition in New-
little water salt and butter plain skirt, trimmed around the foot with a now doing duty as a necklace, these York and offered for sale
with a pepper linked together at$5,000.
being firmly
ruching, pinked out on each edge, and over pieces ; by tiny
nice brown. Serve with
and bake to a egg this skirt is to be worn a redingote John chains-the reverse side of gilt, the obverse The eminent artist, F. S. CHURCH, writingto GOING SOUTH.

sauce. SOUP. Beat two until of the same goods,fastened with gilt buttons side of!highly-colored enamel. a friend in the country last October, thus Leave Fernandina....................... 8.00a.m. '
of tinted
NOODLES add FOR flour enough to make eggs a stiff and also trimmed down each side and around Crimped frills ruffles crape set of against alludes to this Picture : Leave Hart's Road....................... 8.42a.m. {
Oriental .
very light, the lower edge with a narrow pinked ruche. standing, lightly-gathered '
Leave Callahan '
dough?; a pinch of salt, roll thin, then roll Next are kilted skirts of tweed, joined to lace, are worn inside the neck and sleeves of I was delighted this morning to see Leave Dutton 9.48 a.m.
tightly. Begin at one end and shave of monochrome color witha evening dresses. offered as a Premium a reproduction of a a.m.
up Jersey bodices a ,
fine like cabbage for slaw. Gold Devonshire lace is seen imported very beautiful Picture, In the Meadow," Leave Brandy Branch ._.....10.30 a.m.
down -
scarf drapery of tweed covering the joiningof white hats trimmed also upon by Dupre" This Picture is an Educator. ." Leave Baldwin..........................11.05 a.m.
with
POTATO CAKES.-Add to two pounds of skirt and bodice. Over the shoulders is a opera Leave Maxville.........................11.32 a.m.
mashed potatoes one-half cup of butter, salt, pelerine of the tweed, lined with surah, the white ostrich tips powdered with gold. This superb engraving ((17ixl2 inches, ex- Leave Highland.... .
pepper. two pounds of flour, and milk shade of the jersey. Lastly, are the jaunty Sashes are still in high vogue for old and clusive of wide border) is worth more than Leave Lawtey .....12.15 a.m.
enough to make a batter, one-half cup of styles designed for young ladies who aspireto young. the cost of both journals. It is mounted Leave Temple's.? p.m.
yeast. Set it to rise, and when light bake in the natty and the picturesque. Here is a on Arrive Star p.m.
small rolls.STEWED model of one of the latter description : The THE "ACCOMMODATING" POST- heavy Plate Paper,and sent securely packedin Leave Starke e.. .. p.m.

LAMB CHOPS,-Cover the chops pattern is a plaid in light and dark green, MASTER. Tubes made expressly for the purpose. Leave Thurston ... 1.06p.m.p.m.

with water and stew until tender, keeping with intersecting hair lines of dark cardinal. Those who think that it would be wise to When to be mailed, 10 cents extra is requiredfor Arrive 1.30 p.m.
well covered except when skimming. When! The skirt is arranged in three flounces, laid elect postmasters argue that it would make Packing, Postage, etc. Leave 1.35p.m. .

done season with salt and pepper and thicken in flat box-pleats, with hem turned up on them "accommodating." The ways of an Leave Gainesville........................ 2.27p.m. a E
the gravy with flour. Pour the stew over the right side, and finished with a piping of "accommodating" postmaster are stated bya Leave Arredondo 2.43 p.m. '
toast when ready to serve. cardinal silk. Over this is a very graceful rural postmaster at the West as follows. Leave 2.57p.m.-

CREAM CABBAGE.-Beat together the yolksof Hungarian tunic, also piped with cardinal. They are worth pondering by those who SitUfiM the most fiutidioui M a perfect Hair Restorer and Leave 3.15 p.m. ,
The tweed coat is in Louis XIV with Drawing. Admired :
foriUelennliueuamlrlvjnDtpcrfamt.
style
would make such an officer mainly intent Leave Bronson .
one-half of onehalfcup 3.50p.m.
two eggs, cup sugar, Never Falls to Restore tireror Faded Hair '
waistcoat of cardinal. At each side wide
of vinegar, butter size of an egg, salt are upon propitiating the voters : to tin youthful color. SOcU.anJl: izc*at all druggUU. Leave Otter Creek. 4.27 p.m. .,
and pepper. Put the mixture into a sauce- pocket-flaps. These flaps and the front of "I have passed the best years of my life in Leave Rosewood......... 5.02p.m. t
and stir until it boils; then stir in one the waistcoat are brightened by large :silver the postal service, and am qualified, at least Arrive Cedar 5.35 p.m.
pan
of cream. Pour over the cabbage while and enameled buttons, the designs being by experience, to speak. The' accom- Get .
cup
dogs' foxes' and deer's heads. Around the modating' postmaster lays his copy of postal GOING NORTH.
hot.
SHORT-CAKE. Three sour edge of each button is a narrow rim of dark laws upon the shelf, and the dust and cob- Leave Cedar Key......................... 7.25 a.m.
BUCKWHEAT cups cardinal enamel.. The cuffs of the
saleratus dissolved in jacket are webs gather upon it. He keeps stamp accounts Leave Rosewood......................... 8.05 a.m.
milk milk; one with teaspoon little! salt mix a dough piped with cardinal, and are three in number with his patrons, in violation of Leave Otter Creek........................ 8.40 a.m. t
the a up above the other. For the
buckwheat, flour thicker; than placed one postal law, and is unable to Collect some of Leave Bronson................... 9.22a.m.
with you promenade or traveling wear is added a th
them. He gives out underpaid matter in Leave 9.52a.m.
t would for battercakes)', quite stiff. Put long pelisse made of the tweed and lined violation of his oath, without first collectingthe Leave Batton .
in buttered tin and bake in hotoven thirty a.m.
( a with cardinal; the :sleeves are made a la postage due. He sends out newspapers Leave Arredondo a.m.
I minutes. Mother Hubbard, and at the throat are wide mailed at his office with one or two cents Leave .
Gainesville..........10.50 a.m.
I POACHED EGGs.-Have the water well ribbons of Ottoman silk, of dark green faced when the law requires him to hold Arrive
I unpaid, Waldo.r................11.40 a.m.
salted, and let it boil hard. Break the eggs with cardinal ; these tie in a large bow, the such matter for full postage. He also passes lamS Leave Waldo m. .

separately into a saucer, and slip gently into long ends falling nearly to the bottom of the underpaid merchandise under the same law. Leave Thurston.........................12.24 p.m.a
the water; when nicely done, remove witha long pelisse.To He omits to rate up underpaid letters both l Arrive p.m.
skimmer, trim neatly, and lay each egg construct an ornamental and inex- sent out and received at his office. He takes rfGIaer Leave 1.00 p.m. .

upon a small tin square of buttered toast, pensive scrap receiver, get one of the pretty individual checks, instead of cash, from Leave Temple's.......................... 1.09p.m.
then sprinkle with salt and pepper. Japanese paper sunshades, fasten the top ina purchasers of money orders. He credits his Leave Lawtey 1.33p.m.

CARAWAY SEED CoOKIES.-Stir together till solid block of wood, previously varnished. publishers, mailing their papers at his office : & Leave Highland... 1.55 p.m.
as light as cream, a half pound of butter When the sunshade is firmly fixed in an frequently until the end of the month, instead liur'iu, Hiantlrake, Ktillingia and Leave Maxville..-.. 2.19 p.m.
and a half pound of white sugar : add three upright position, oyen it as wide as seems of collecting postage for each mail. many binediatoatrcalicineof of the best medicines: known are hers com Arrive Baldwin........ .................. 2.43 p.m a
well-beaten eggs and one ounce of caraway necessary, and to keep it distended, tie the He credits some of his box-renters until the powers,as to make the Greatest stich varied Blood Piirifier&thc and effective Leave Baldwin .... 2.53p.m.

seed mixed with a cup of flour ; knead, and ribs with narrow ribbon, or weave them end of or past the quarter instead of closing Best Health and Strength Restorer Ever Used. Leave Brandy Branch................. 3.15 p.m. '
; then add flour enough to make a stiff dough ; together with fine silver wire. Fasten a their boxes in ten days from the beginningof It cures 1' > <:i.i, l"hcumatism"Ieeptessness Leave Dutton 3.35p.m.

roll thin, cut in fancy shapes and bake. knot of ribbons to the top of the handle and the year. After tying up and carefully all diseases of ysr the ep Stomach, I Rowels Lungs,Liver,, Leave Callahan........................... 4.25 p.m.
BEEFSTEAK WITH ONIONs.-Heat the frying fix another bow immediately above the closing his mail, he opens it and pitches in Kidneys, and all Female Complaints.If Leave Hart's Road....................... 5.15 p.m.
pan until it smokes, put in the meat, with- place where the shade is joined to the bow.A loose letters upon the application of tardy you are waiting away with Consumption or Arrive Fernandina 5.50 p.m.
out butter turn until done of artificial flowers is but influential friends or patrons. He any disease, use the TONIC to-day. It will surely
constantly ; a trailing bouquet a Trains daily, except Sunday.PENINSULAR .
help einember! it is superior Bitters,
you.
few minutes before removing put in a table- pleasing addition. It should be placed half- recommends to the department the openingof Essences of Gmser and other Tonics,as it builds
spoonful of butter or lard ; as soon as the way down one of the panels. As may be new mail routes, or the increase of service up the system without int. xicating. 500. and$r
meat is taken out put in the sliced onions supposed, this receptacle can only be used upon other routes, simply because certain sizes,at all dealeisii: dni s. None genuine without
and fry brown, care being taken that they for scraps of paper, shreds of cotton and influential persons insist upon frequent signature ofl 11 cox&Co.,NY. Send for circular
do not burn. Put the meat on a platter and light refuse of the same kind. A handsome mails for their exclusive benefit. He delivers LARGE SAVING IN BUYING THE DOLLAR SIZE. .

cover it with the onions. Serve immedi- pe.wiper can be be fashioned by cutting in drop packages and even letters throughhis DIVISION.
ately. cardboard a painter's palette. Cover it with office without postage, because he is
ROAST VEAL.-Stuff a loin of veal with silk-cardinal looks best-with a lining of merely asked to please hand this to Mr. So- Books and Stationery. GOING SOUTH.

plain dressing, tie the loin firmly with twine pale pink. Some ingenuity is requiredto and-so when he calls for his mail,' or'please Leave Waldo Junction................ 1.40 p.m. }
dredge with flour to which has been added make the edges of the thumbholelook put this note into Mr.\ So-and-so's box, as it IIORACE DREW Leave Dixie................................. 2.02 p.m.
salt and pepper; put it into a dripping pan neat. Now, cut from any piecesof is very" important he should receive it today Leave Hawthorne ................. ..._ 2.20 p.m. '
with a little water. While cooking baste bright-colored woolen goods you happento All this and many other things be- BOOkseller, Stationer, Leave Lochloosa.......................... 2.38 p.m.
frequently. When done thicken the gravy have duplicate palettes, which should bea cause he 'may" fear to be called'unaccom- Printer and Binder. Leave Orange Lake..................... 3.04 p.m.
with flour rubbed in butter. Remove the trifler larger than the outside one of silk, modating. .. Leave Anthony Place.................. 3.31 p.m.
twine before sending to the table. A roast because the edges of the woolen pieces, when Leave Silver Spring..................... 4.00 p.m.
weighing eight pounds should cook two notched, as they must be, should show be- MR. AND MRS. SPOOPENDYKE."And School Books and Orange WrapsNOW Leave Ocala................................. 4.30 p.m.
and one-half hours. yond the case. Choose a ribbon of medium so, my dear," observed Mrs. Spoop- A SPECIALITY. Leave Lake Weir Station.............. 5.18 p.m.

TURKEY DRESSED WITII OYSTERS.-For a width of some pretty contrasting or cor- endyke, as she and her husband reached Arrive Wildwood....................... 5.45 p.m.
turkey weighing ten pounds take two pintsof .responding shade,pass it through the thumb- their room, and she stepped before the glassto JZ8' Liberal discounts to Teachers and
holes of the and woolen then GOING NORTH.
bread crumbs half a teacupful of butter, palette pieces, arrange her crimps, and so, my dear, Trade. Special prices and Catalogue free on
cut in small pieces, but do not melt ; one tie closely to keep them in. Allow quite a that was the Legislature, was it? Whoever application. Leave Wildwood.......... .............. 7.00 a.m.
teaspoonful of summer savory, pepper and length of ribbon, then tie again in a larger expected that I should ever see a live Legislature 59 W. BAY STREET, Leave Lake Weir Station.............. 7.35 a.m.
salt Rub the turkey with flour pepper and bow with ends. A suspender is thus formed ?" Leave Ocala................................. 9.00 a.m.
salt then fill with a spoonful of dressing whereby the penwiper may be attached to "You didn't think it was going to be a JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Leave Silver Spring..................... 9.18 a.m.
then a few well drained oysters, and so on. any convenient hanging lace. Previous to dead one, did you?" JrowledIr.. Spoopen- Leave Anthony Place.................. 9.46 a.m.
Put the oyster liquor in the pan with a pintof covering the board the silk may be worked dyke, who had just discovered a rip in the Railroads. Leave Orange Lake ....................10.13 a.m.
water. Put in the turkey and bake in a with a flower design in crewels, or, better sleeve of his overcoat; "you don't think I Leave Lochloosa.................... ....10.39 a.m.
moderate oven three hours. still it may be painted with any fancy or brought you up here at an enormous sacri- FLORIDA CENTRAL AND WESTERN Leave Hawthorne........................10.57 a.m.

APPLE DUMPLINGS.-Pare and quarter ripe, ecutant's floral design that suggests itself, to the ex- fice of comfort and cash just to show you a COMPANY. Leave Dixie...............................11.15 a.m.
tart apples; place them in a deep dish, add- imagination. stuffed Legislature, do you?" -- Arrive Waldo Junction..... .........11.35 am.Trains'daily .
ing a little water; make a crust as you would Flower garnitures upon full evening dressno N-n-n-no," faltered Mrs. Spoopendyke; JACKSONVILLE, June 25,1882. except Sunday.
tea-biscuit, of sour cream or rich butter- longer match in hue the dress with which I don't think it was exactly that. Only I Commencing this date, trains. on this
milk, if you have it; if not, any of the nice I they are worn ; striking contrasts are aimed wanted to know what it was about, that's road will run as follows: .
baking-powder recipes will do ; roll aboutan I at, and the more brilliant and marked, the all."

inch thick; place over the apples and more fashionable. Large scarlet poppiesand Well, it was about time you got out, if WESTWARD.Accom.. Mail.
! steam half an hour. Serve with sauce madeof foliage, in long garlands shaded geranium that's all," retorted :Mr. Spoopendyke, rip- Leave Jacksonville...... 5.15am 7.45pm FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE R. R.
onethirdbutter. to two-thirds sugar, blossoms or bright red pomegranate ping away at the hole in his sleeve to see if Baldwin ............ 6.30am 8.40pm
stirred to a cream. This dumpling may be blooms, massed with large tea roses, are set the stitches were strong either side of the Sanderson.......... 8.25am 9.55 pra GOING SOUTH. ;i
made of any kind of fruit, fresh or canned. in rich contrast against black diaphanous rent. It was about making laws, that's Lake City.........11.00 a m 11.55 p m Leave Fernandina..11.35 a.m. 6.15 p.m.
WHITE FRUIT CAKE.-For one of but- fabrics with fine effect. A superb reception what it was about. Arrive Live Oak............ 1.15pm 1.15am Leave Hart's Road..12.05 p.m. 6.55 p.nv. ?;
ter, two cups of sugar, two cup and half dress of cream white satin lace, worn at a But that's just the part I don't under- Ella ville............ 2.30 p m 2.30 a m Arrive Jacksonville.... 1.00p.m. 8.00p.m.
of flour the whites of cups a reception lately, was garnitured with varie- stand," insisted Spoopendyke. "A law Madison ............ 3.30 p m 3.30 a m
spoonfuls of seven eggs, two tea- gated tulips mingled with white elderberry is something about being arrested but I Drifton............... 5.25pm 5.30am GOING NORTH.
baking
powder (not
but evenly full). one pound each of heaping raisins, blossoms. Another dress of pale canary can't get it through my head how they Monticello ......... 6.00 p m 5.50 a m Leave Jacksonville..... 9.00 a.m. 3.35 p.m.
tulle over a princess slip of surah bud make them." Tallahassee.........
figs, dates and blanched almonds canary 7.30pm 7.30am Leave Hart's Road...... 9.35 a.m. 4.01 p.m.
a pound of citron cut, or better, a quarterof still dark crimson roses set here and there among "You got the law part right," ruminatedMr. Quincy............... 9.30am Arrive Fernandina..l0.40 a.m. 5.00 p.m. i
chop these all fine ;sift flour over and, the airy draperies. For very young ladiesare Spoopendyke, "and I'm not sure but Chattahoochee... 10.35am Trains double daily except Sunday. ,
through them, and after mixing the cakes imported of floral garniture, em- what you've hit it pretty close on the den- Chatta. River...... 10.55 a m
put the fruit in last. This makes bracing a collarette, shaped to a point down sity of your head. I'll tell you, my dear," SUNDAY TRAINS.
cake and it requires a long time to bake a large it the front to display a bit of the throat anda he continued gravely; "you saw that place EASTWARD.Accom.. Mail. Leave Jacksonville..................... 9.45a.m.
it should, be baked slowly so that the center; belt bouquet, from which is suspended a with the rail around it and the man behindit Arrive Jacksonville....... 6.45pm 7.30am Arrive Fernandina.....................11.10 a.m. '
may be as well done as the, outside. short floral chain of drooping buds and well that is the law machine. They Baldwin............. 5.25pm 6.15 a m Leave Fernandina.......................5.00 p.m.
smilax vines. To this chain is fastened a throw the Legislature in at one end and the Sanderson .......... 3.55 p m ;4.50 a m Arrive Jacksonville...................... 6.25 p.m. 1 1I
PRUNE PUDDING.-Heat a little more than mouchoir pouch made of pink roses, fern law comes out of the other. They used to Lake City.......... 1.20pm 2.40 a m
one pint of sweet milk ; when boiling stir fronds and lilies of the valley, the latter buy second-hand laws and pour them into Leave Live Oak............11.35 am 1.15am11.55pm
in gradually the following: One large spoonful forming the fringe around its edges. A new bottles, but they finally caught the Ellaville............10.10am i
corn starch, mixed smopthly with a small cluster of like flowers is tied together combination, and now they make their own Madison ............ 9.05am 10.50pm
small quantity of cold milk; add four well- to be worn in the hair, and a similar bunchis stock. But you want to watch it closely. Drifton.............. 7.30am 9.05pm .
beaten eggs; enough sugar to sweeten ; one mingled with a bow and ends of white None genuine without signature on the Monticello ......... 7.00am 8.45pm CONNECTIONS.AT .
teaspoon butter, and a little grated nut- satin ribbon; this is to be fastened to the left label; stand in a cool place; these laws are 11 Tallahassee....... 6.00am 7.30pm

meg. Let this come to a boil. Then pour shoulder.A only good for specific crimes ; for any other Quincy............. 5.30pm FERNANDINA, FLA.,
it into a well-buttered dish, adding one teacup stylish house dress is made of dark Rus- crime try our extra celebrated extra session Arrive Chattahoochee... 4.25pm With New York and Fernandina Steam-
seeded prunes just before placing in the sian gray cashmere. The skirt is laid all the laws for sale by all druggists. See into it Leave Chatt'chee River 4.15 p m ship Line from New York on Tuesday, at 8
oven ; bake about twenty minutes. The way down in hollow pleats devoid of trim- now? Begin to get a dim, dawning notion Passenger trains leave Jacksonville at 10 a.m.,11.35 a.m., or 6.15 p.m.: and for New
prunes must be previously stewed until ming. The bodice is pointed,front and back, that a Legislature is not an aquarium? a.m., arrives at Baldwin at 10:45: a.m. York on Thursday, at 10.40 a.m., 500. p.m., ,
tender. Serve with or without sauce, as is the paniers are arranged in heavy pleats, Think you would know a Legislature froma Returning, leaves Baldwin at 2.45p.m., or 5.50 p.m.
_ preferred. rounding over the hips and joining the crick in your back, if you saw them com- arrives at Jacksonville at 3:30: p.m., making With Sea Island Route from and to Savan-
CHICKEN JELLY.-Dress and clean the lightly poufed drapery in the back. The ing down the street arm in arm?" close connections with Florida Transit Rail- nah Sunday, Wednesday and Friday.AT .
chicken as usual, rinsing it well, but not allowing fronts of the bodice, the edges of the paniersand "That's different from what I supposed," road for Gainesville, Ocala, Leesburg and CALLAHAN.
it to lie in cold water to soak; break half the length of the long, close sleevesare murmured :Mrs. Spoopendyke. "I thoughta Cedar Key.Sleepers To and from Savannah and
the bones, and put bones and meat in a ket- trimmed with an elaborate pattern in Legislature was where they all got together on all night trains.CONNECTIONS. 7.25 and 9.45 and Charleston at
7.30
4.22
tle with enough cold water to cover the braidwork.The and made up their minds whether the a. m., p. m.

chicken ; heat slowly, and let it simmer Cordova leather guipure, already men- police did right or not." At Jacksonville by Waycross Short Line, AT BALDWIN, FLA.,
gently until the meat is in little strings, and tioned as a novelty abroad,has appeared upon Did, did ye?" grinned Mr, Spoopendyke with all points North or West; with the To and from Tallahassee at 11.05 a.m. and
the water has boiled half way; skim it then, Paris-made bonnets and hats of plush, kid, between his teeth. Fernandina & Jacksonville Railroad for 2.43 p.m.
"
and press it through a sieve; salt to suit and velvet. This decoration also extends to Anyway, I'm glad I came sighed Mrs. Fernandina; and with Steamers for all AT HAWTHORNE,
your taste, put on the fire again and let it dress garniture, and among the magnificent Spoo" endyke. "because I saw the Governor points on the St. Johns River, Savannah or To and from Palatka at 10.37 a.m.and 2.20
simmer for ten minutes, then take from the dresses worn by Mine. Patti is one of doe- and she patted down the front of her Charleston.At p.m.
fire, and when it is perfectly cold skim it; colored plush with flounces and bodice made dress and twisted herself into bow knot to Baldwin with the Florida Transit Rail- AT WILDWOOD.

keep it in the refrigerator or some cold place. up with bands of leather lace. The skirt is see if her panier hung right for dinner. road for all South Florida,Ocklawaha River, With Stage Line to and from Brooksvilleand
You can make sandwiches crackers trimmed or Gulf points, without change of also
by using with an embroidery of leather on a cars; Tampa daily
or very thin slices of bread. plush ground. EIGHTY-FIVE DOLLARS LOST.Youdo not for Cedar Key and Steamers to Gulf ports. except Sunday.
tell me that your husband is up and entirely At Live Oak, by Nos. 5 and 6, with the With Stage Line to and from Leesbnrg
MINCED FOWLS.-Remove from the bones Heads of Limoges enamel mounted in cured by so simple a medicine as Parker'sGinger Savannah, Florida & Western Railroad for daily except Sunday.AT .
all the flesh of either cold roast or boiled silver setting are the latest French fancy for Tonic?" "Yes, indeed I do" said Albany or Savannah.At CEDAR KEY, FLA.,
fowls. Clean it from the skin and keep covered brooches, wherewith the fashionable young Mrs. Benjamin to her neighbor," and after Tallahassee with St. Marks Branch With Tampa Steamship Company's Steamers -
from the air until ready for use. Boil lady fastens her large bright-hued gipsy'ker- we had lost eighty-five dollars in doctor's Railroad on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sat- for Key West, Monday and Thursdayp.
the bones and skin with three-fourths of a chiefs of silk which she arranges over her bills and prescriptions. Now my husband urdays.At .m. for and Manatee
Tampa and
; ,Monday
Pint of dainty shoulders and knots in
front low "
water until reduced quite half. on feels as well as ever. Chattahoochee River with Steamers- Friday.
Strain the gravy and let cool. Next, having the corsage after the manner of these no- Chattahoochee and
Line
on Sundays, Evering- 'VithIorgan's Steamships for Key
first madic maidens.
skimmed off the fat, put it into a clean A PEERLESS PERFUME.-The refreshing ham on Thursdays for Apalachicola, and West and Havana every Saturday 4 p. m.;
saucepan with a half cup of cream, three The long English fatigue coat, made of aroma of Floreston Cologne, and its lasting returning on Tuesdays and Saturdays for for New Orleans every Friday at 4 p. m.
ounces of butter well mixed with one teaspoonful plaid or checks in indistinct shades of color, fragrance make it a peerless perfume for the Columbus, Ga. For information respecting routes, rates,
of flour. Keep these stirred until with Carrick capes edged with dark silk toilet. j. s. MCELROY, etc., apply to '. .
>.ey boil. Then put in the fowl, finely] cording will be more fashionable than the -=s==== =-= Master of Transportation.W. A. o. MACDONELL, '

minced with three hard-boiled eggs.chopped, ulster this spring. This comfortable wrap is A true friend to the weak and convales- M. DAVIDSON, Gen'l Ticket and Pass.Agent.D. .
and
sufficient salt and pepper to season. double-breasted, half fitting, and fastens all cent is Brown's Iron Bitters. General Manager. E. :MAXWELL, Gen'l Supt. 21 L

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THE FLORIDA MIRROR: FEBRUARY 17.IPi ,

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,,' THE FLORIDA MIRROR. State Fair. all clearly the work of men's hands. Implements Range of Thermometer

The State Fair held at Jacksonville dur- of bone were more frequent, but FOR THE WEEK ENDING FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, -

+ f" ng the present week has been largely at- apparently limited'to awls'and piercers, an HORSEY'S: DRUG STORE.
; t $1.00.A YEAR; $1.00 FOR SIX MONTHS office for which bone, then and since,seems
J tended. The exhibits of fruit have been generally reserved. of shell .
Implements as oj:
remarkably fine, and the counties of Colum- might have been anticipated, were common, I :::

?i r Reflections. bia and Levy have made a very' fine agricul- though very slightly, if at all, varied in I It-d .-I, M Po c Po:) >r

tural display of their varied products. These form, consisting of rectangular bits, ground --I The
t t : 3 Mr. D. J. Cutter, of Boston, has rooms at down to edges on one side forming an' efficient Saturdar..... Feb.l0 1- 70 N. Secret

the Egmont. two counties rank very well as good agri- scraper, cleaner' pr bone wedge. Per- Sunday: _............11 65 72 71 69 I NE.

x cultural districts where farming can be forated shells, possibly used for ornament, Monday ............12 63 71 70 67 E.
I Dr. J. D. Palmer returned from his vacation carried are found near the upper surface of the Tuesday..13 66 70 72 70 I S\V.
on successfully as a primary object
t H& Wednesday last. mounds, and drinking cups made from the Wednesday..14 68 72 72 71 SEe of the universal success of
1
p I and fruit-growing as secondary. Both'counties large univalve Busycon perversa, are simi- Thursday..15 67 72 73 [ 71 SEe Brown's Iron Bitters is sim-

$ Every room in the Egmont Hotel was are mainly covered with pine larly found near the surface. These last ob- Friday....-..........16 68 72 72 70 1 SE.
this It is the
I;, 1 %* filled on 'Vednesday.Amelia Lands, and considered very healthy. Doubt- jects are recent, and may have been knownto ply : best Iron

I* ; 'C less equally creditable displays could have the Indians who succeeded, at a long remove preparation ever made ; is
Lodge No. 47, F. & A. M., meets the aboriginal inhabitants. Human MARINE.Port .
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;, on Monday evening next. been made by other counties as Levy if bones were found from top to bottom of compounded on thoroughly

If' gentlemen as energetic as Judge Sebringand these heaps-skulls, legs, arms and bodies- of Fernandina. scientific, chemical and

L )Ir. John Curtis and wife, of Boston, are Colonel Coachman had interested and while some were unbroken and entire, HIGH WATER. medicinal principles and

1 at the Egmont, remain until }Ia) themselves in it. Our State Fairs are neces- the condition thought of of others their suggested having formed the unwelcome a- Saturday, Feb. 11...... 4:18 A.M. 4:44: P.M. does just what is claimed, for

sarily provincial in their character, but thereis part of cannibal's conclusion Sunday, U 18...... 5:17" 5:39" it-no
1.41 Mr. J. S. Congdon and wife, Misses L. C. a repast, a more and no less.
19...... 6:10" 6:31"
which recent examinations Lieu- Monday, :
always enough done to show how magni- some by
and M. L. of New York "
Congdon, are
among tenant He found 20...... 6:56" 7:19"
the recent arrivals at the Egmont. ficent a display there would be if the whole bones, Vodges whose marrow strengthen.might justly form large an 'Vednesaay, 21...... 7:39" 8:03"

k a (rr State was represented. .. attractive feature in an aboriginal dinner! Thursday, 22...... 8:19" 8:43" By thorough and rapid

I" *'. ? ", Mr. H. J. Cummings, editor of the SemiWeekly Our railroad officials :gave our citizens opened lengthwise and bearing every evidence Friday, 23. 8:54" 9:20" assimilation with the blood,

,,. Madisonian, Winterset, Iowa, paid of a designed cleavage. Cannibalismwas
& facilities for a pleasant :visit to the fair at it reaches every part of the
> .? the Mirror pleasant visit Thursday. really so common among our Indians at ENTERED. 6
? very low excursion rates.. We were glad to the Feb. 11 S. P. of system healing
arrival of
"1, "S. the white men that it would City Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, purifyingand
l/t i r Major Henning, President of the Florida see that a large number went over scarcely seem surprising to find its antece- Savannah, with freight and pas- strengthening. Com-

; Transit&Peninsular the Florida Central The general expression was that the fair dents hidden in these early works.American sengers, to J. Mercier.
at the
mencing foundationit
Antiquary.The 12'-Sch. Lewis Ehreman Collinson,
.
:: 0,I'. ,::1 & Western Railroads, has arrived,and taken was a very pleasant and successful one. New York ; rock for jetties, to builds up and restores lost

.4 : ;: rooms at the Egmont. Gazette Hebdomadaire publishes the Lara & Ross.
health in other
'. "' no
Died. way can
: 13-Sch. B. C. Terry, Moore, New
IAI. V'fW ,; Presbyterian Church, Rev. H. S. Yerger On the night of February 9th, 1883, JAMES results of a series of investigations contin- York ; rock for jetties, to Lara lasting benefit be obtained.

',. : ',t'. \ t: pastor: Services on Sunday at 11 a. m. and TUCKER, in the 66th year of his age. ued for eight years, into the composition of & Ross.

I i : :'f*:,'4'* 7:30 p. m. ; Sunday School, 3:30: p. m. ; pray- Captain James Tucker.whose death is an- the Paris atmosphere. It was found to holdin 14-S. P. City of Bridgeton,Fitzgerald, .
I //i 7:30 suspension cotton, hemp, wool, hair, Savannah, with freight and pas- y;Dearbor1.ve. ,Chicago! : Nov.7-
f1
er-meetingTliursday m.
.:' "f J p. nounced, was one of the oldest citizens of sengers, to J. A. Mercier, Agent. 1 have been a great sufferer from
,
down starch of skin
pollen, particles car- 14-S. S. Western Texas New York a very weak stomach heartburn,and
\ Bloxham the Fernafldina, and at the time of his death ,
hTt.s Governor -
I upon recommendation dyspepsia in its worst form.
: bon, silex and various salts, iron, dead insects Risk, 1,210 tons with freight Nearlycv..rything
;i i' of the Pilot Commissioners has was harbor master of this port. ; I ate gave ms distress,
:.r appointed ,ova of infusoria, and especially sporesof and passengers, to R. W.South- and 1 could! eat but little. I have
;v.p: ;'' Jasper Latham Harbor :Master for Mr. Tucker was a popular steamboat cap- cryptogams and bacteria. The wick. tried every thrnjjrecommcnded,have

> !* the port of Fernandina, in place of Captain tain for many years on the Gulf and At- spores 16-8. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, taken the precriptions of a dozen
; r ; from
in March
vary 3,000 to 54,000 in June, Savannah physicians! ,but K-t no relief until I
'' fr James Tucker, decease lantic coasts, and was engaged during the ; with freight and pas- took :Browns Iron !Bitters. I feel
and moisture increases their number. The
t t to J. A. Mercier.
sengers of the old and
(!' in blockade none troubles am anew
war. running, rendering essen-
I The ladies' society of the Presbyterian mortality from infectious diseases increases man. I am getting much
M'1 tial service to the Confederacy. He was a CLEARED. stronger, and feel first-rate. I ama

: !;;.,: Church gave a dime entertainment at the man of warm impulse, strong.prejudices and with the number of bacteria. 11-City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, Savannah railroad engineer and now make
trips regularly. I can not
": a residence of Mr. J. H. Prescott on Friday my saytoo
: ,') with and
freight ,
,\." ;i decided character. Two species of India-rubber yielding trees pas- : much in praise of your onder-
"/ < t l evening, for the benefit of the "Manse sengers, by J. Mercier.. fal m.Jidnc. D. C. HACK.BROWN'S .
: J. F. Tucker of Madison and Mr.
Captain
have recently been discovered in British "
12-Sch. 0. L. Green McElweer Phil-
,
,
Fund. The entertainment
;:. : Building proved
', : Bailey Tucker, of this city, and Mrs. Tal- Guiana, of a character which insures their adelphia ; lumber, by J. Boyn-

:>; I a success, both financially and socially. madge, :Mrs. Livingston, Miss Annie Tucker future profit to the colony. One is knownto ton. IRON BITTERS
"
t; I;" !: THE prospect of a large orange crop this and Mrs. Rhodes, were his children. the aborigines by the name of Hatie. It 12-Sch.Barbadoes Ernest ;T.lumber Lee, ,Blatchford by J. C., does not contain whiskeyor

;'' ',;;! f year is very flattering, judging from the profusion is about 60 feet high, with a trunk diameter Read. alcohol, and will not
.. THE PRESS ASSOCIATION.
c' I; .! 'l of blooms and the growth of,the of 20 inches, and is found on the alluvial 14-Sch. Warren A. Davis, Saxton. blacken the teeth, or cause

'.'I t trees. We have never seen the trees look oft-flooded lands of the creeks and banks of Philadelphia; lumber, by T. P.
headache and .
I PROCEEDINGS AT THE FIFTU ANNUAL MEETING. Wilson. constipation.It

{E./. better, and there must be a great increase in The fifth annual meeting of the above as- the lower parts of the rivers, where in placesit 14-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, will cure dyspepsia, indigestion fIk

1' I the area of production, which will, if the I is abundant. The second is not scientifi- Savannah; with freight and pas-
sociation was held at the Everett House yesterday heartburn
sleep-
I,.: : crop matures well, give a large crop. i and was called to order by Hon. C. cally known yet, as flowering specimens of sengers, by J. A. Mercier. ,

I ,'', ""1 Drew, president tern. The minutes of it have not been obtained. It is of the 15-S. Western Texas, Risk, New lessness, dizziness, nervous
pro one
l ,:.1 :i:1! The steamship Western Texas arrived at York, 1,210 tons ; with freight
the previous meeting were read by the secretary weakness &c.
debility
trees of forest flora rich ,
largest a peculiarly and
R.
W. South-
passengers, by
< in large types. The trunk is four or five wick.
"
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and cleared her return Thurs proved.An
on trip "
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,,.* I address of welcome was delivered by feet in diameter, and runs up straight sixtyor 16-Bark MentorGr.( ),Schultz,Queens- Use only Erown's: Iron Elttcrs: made by
: day night with the following cargo : 183 town Wm. Crossedred
; lumberby Lawtey. :Crown Chemic"o.,Balti: :sore.
Mr. C. H. Jones of the Times-Union which
feet unbranched above which "
\ bales cotton, 130 barrels rosin, 45 barrels was responded to by Mr. Geo. R. Fairbanks seventy 16-S. P. City of Bridgeton :Fitzgerald, lines and tr.cuiaric on wrapper.
4lji 1 1 the head extends feet On its Savannah with and
I many more. freight
,' 36 barrels 160 boxes of the Fernandina Mirror. pas-
:; 'i ;! l i it spirits, syrup, oranges J. A. Mercier.IN .
f On motion a vote of thanks was tenderedby discovery recently a few branchlets could sengers, by
;'- s:: ': i 181 packages hides and skins, 39 packages ,
: l the association to the orators of the day. only be obtained by shooting them off with PORT.
,1: : I merchandise, 200 logs cedar, 230 cases cedar,
J On motion of Mr. C. H. Jones commit
a
large shot. The bark is thick and wonder- Bark Regina Talck, Hussy. ..
.' : '; 15 bales tobacco. tee of three was appointed, of whom the 'P'r
Bark Mentor Schultz.
] fully rich in milk of excellent quality, and ,
: chairman was to be one, to draft suitable resolutions Brig American Union, Bowman. ,
: Japanese Tea Party. expressive of our loss in the deathof the'elasticity and tenacity of the rubber Brig Tally Ho, McKorem.Sch. .
f .
.' our brother member, H. B. McCallum to be .
The Ladies Society of Presbyterian seem unsurpassed.Hotel Emily E. Davis, Pierce.
( editor of the Florida Union and that the
: secretary Sch. William Wilson Bradley.
,
\ : Church will give a Japanese tea party in and transmit of the
sign a copy same Arrivals. Sch. Menana, Fairchild.Sch. DR. W. E. SNYDER,
:.,iI Lyceum Hall on next Wednesday evening, to Mrs. McCallum.The Silas C. Evans, Sylvanus.Sch. -

I iI in aid of the manse fund." The tickets of following resolution was adopted : EGMONT. Anita Small.

: I ., admission entitle the purchaser to a beautiful tion Resolved with, the That executive the president committee, in consulta-shall Mr and Mrs C H Meigs, C S Campbell, Sch. Martha Welch, Burg. HH '
Sch. Lewis Eherman Collinson.Sch. :
wife and child Miss Fellowes, R Rodger, H ,
-J : Japanese cup and saucer and cup of tea. have to change the time and place of :
power
4 L Washington, R P Paulison, Mrs Cowan, B. C.Terry, Moore. : =
:,r ',9 i! There will be a selection Japanese articles meeting of the association in the event of ,Miss North, J G Congdon and wife, Miss L 8 )

;. : : for sale suitable for all purchasers. Refreshments any cause rendering of which selection previouslymade C Congdon, :Miss M L Congdon, George H List of Letters
improper, change ample no-
'i : of coffee, cake and ice cream can tice shall be given. Southard, John R Platt, George Meier, wife Remaining in the Post-Office at Fernandina W = =--
and children, E Faber, T V Boynton, WmA .
,i '" be obtained during the evening. The various The following members were duly elected Sweeney and wife, Eben Peek and wife, Nassau county, Florida, Feb. 17, 1883. \ ?

'i'. t tables will be presided over by young ladies and enrolled : M B Waters, P L S, New York: E 0 Tobey, I Persons calling for these letters must say
John F. Shecut of the Sumterville Times
.; arrayed in Japanese costume and the hall Dr. J. J. Harris, of, the Sanford Journal; W.; John Curtis and wife, John Curtis, D 0'J. advertised: OPERATIONS FIRST CLASS; 20 years'
Cutter, C Gillespie, Geo II Leonard H
.' fir 3 will be handsomely decorated. Tickets are R. Boyd, of the Madison New Era, and Geo. Allen, Henry Hunter Jennie L ; charges reasonable. Sets
Wm
Fletcher, P Miss M D Foote,
Teeth Celluloid
Tyler of on Gold, or Rubber, and
As the of the R. Fairbanks, of the Fernandina Mirror. Baker, Alford Harris Ed Henry
placed at 50 cents. building Wm A Prescott and wife. Miss Eleanor F set warranted to fit or refunded. -
'i-f every money
The constitution submitted Jane Johnson Dan
the
by execu- Bright, ,
J manse is to some extent of general and Prescott, Miss Edith Prescott, Chas L Smith Loose or ill-looking Sets re-set, and
J tive committee at the last Brown Tom
1 regular meetingwas Lamphry Apleton
C H Johnson, Emon H Harding, H H Hale
1 it is to be the citizens made entirely satisfactory. Consultationsand
interest hoped
: public adopted, after amending section 4 so as Bailey, Ed Love, Peter
l f' H W Hubbard andlwifeMrs D C Hubbard
lc d advice free, and willingly given. 10
l of Fernandina will generously aid the ladies to read: "The annual meeting of the asso- A P Black, Miss A Folsom, W G Tousey Bell, Asberry Love. Watiak

\ in this good work by attending largely and ciation shall be held at such time and placeas C A Miller and wife, A W Howes, Helen M Cooper Wm MacKienny, Katie

: be had of may be agreed upon at each annual meet-- Cann, 0 B Bautwell, John Holt Elizabeth Davis, Jasmes E O'Donell, John
freely. Tickets can J. H. PRESCOTTDEALER
purchasing which time officers
ing, at the election of Holt, Boston Walter G Coleman and wife Davis, MayElmore Ricker, J H
t any of the ladies of the society and at the shall take place." ; A R Terry, Mrs R S
Fla J Lawrence Smith, wife, two children
That the shall ; Broon E. Turner LizzieThompson
Resolved select
president Edwards
Rs : door. ,
and two servants, Louisville, Ky E Tarns,
:" : and appoint two members to deliver ad- ; Ellis, WR Gage
Savannah G W Green Wilson and wife
'i i t Work on the Shell Road. dresses at our next meeting upon such sub- Isaac L Kemper; Baltimore 0 Brown, Al-, Grant, Henry Vaughn, John
;
has furnished the following jects as in their judgment may be best suitedto Griffin, J J West, Niely
tt t: Mr. G. F. Avery us bany ; W D Haven, wife and child, Trenton,
Harris Chatham
the time and occasion. Prince
f list of subscriptions for repairing the N J ; R F Hersey and wife, E L Hen>ey, Young,
k, A vote of thanks was' tendered the press I Hunter, Mrs Jennie L INLadies'
Minnesota W H Hazen, W B Barnett and
4, shell road to the beach: of Jacksonville for courtesies and attention ;
,. II ,
: wife, Mrs L'Engle, Miss L'Engle. Dr Spencerand HELD FOR POSTAGE:
t" also to the of the
,\ ", CASH. as managers EveretkHouse wife, Mrs Procter, Mrs H L Chapman, W. W. Lumbrick, Ellerton, S. C.

.: I W. B. C. Dur)' e.............................. $25 00 for their hospitality and accommodations. Mrs M D Gushing F L Fisherand; wife, Jack- A. H. Harris, Waycross, Ga. iii .

?t", It A. Steil.......................................... 1000 Sanford, Fla., was selected by a unani- sonville;H H Tomkin, wife and daughter, W
UNMAILABLE:
k' wlp. J. C. Rutishauser............................ 5 00 mous vote as the place for the next annual A Dell. Mr and Mrs C B Burnham, St Louis ;

; F. W. Hoyt & Co............................. 10 00 meeting. The timeis to.bedecided upon by Geo T Nichols E II Nichols, M D, Savan- Miss Minnie Regensburg, 64 Leonard. St.

tJ ti I II. E. Dotterer................ ................ 10 00 the president and announced hereafter.The nah ; Mrs S E Erwin, Staunton, Va ; Mrs William Regies, Algies, Fla.

', \ M. A. Williams.............................. 10 00 following officers were elected for the Hazen, Miss Smith, St Johns, N B ; Mrs A SAM'L T. RIDDELL, P. M.

: p It F. ',:. Simmons............................. 10 00 ensuing year : M Benton, A M Stewart, Pennsylvania; F
J.J. Harris.VicePresidentIr.
i' ;. I W. :N. Thompson............................ 5 00 President-Dr. W Sherman, W H Sherman Owatonna, To Rent. ,

'. (i Paul Funke................................... 5 00 C. H.Mr.Jones. Minn ; Geo H. Knollenberg H Peterson, The property known as Sanborn's Stores.
t Cash ............. ......................R......... 1 00 Secretaryand Treasurer-:- D. H. Elliott. Richmond, Ind ; Henry Winter and wife, 0 Apply for particulars to Misses',
Executive Committee-Messrs. Ira
\ ... Cash ......................... .................... 1 00 J. Gore, Bettelini, Cedar Key ; R Saunderson and A. B. NOVES. Children's
,.: ,))1 ::1 {. J. H. Prescott................................. 5 00 R. Don McLeod John F. Shecut, George R. lady, Philadelphia; J W Bushnell, Ocala ; Fernandina July 15-tf. Infants'

t Mansion House..................R........... 10 00 Fairbanks, and F. W. Pope. Geo Lander, Pittsburgh ; Chas T Tyrer, Liv- and ,

: T. Kydd......................................'.... 5 00 The meeting then adjourned to the spa- erpool; Wm C. Ferguson, Pittsburgh ; F A For Rent. Men's,

j,, {) D. G. Proctor............................<..... 10 00 cious dining-room of the Everett, where a Richardson, Washington ;Joseph Gay, Cam- Boys' .
'% ;i S. A. Swann................................... 25 00 sumptuous dinner was served and enjoyed, bridge, Mass ; F L Tuttle, Cleveland; W V A very desirable dwelling-house. Inquireof and Youths',
after which the members separated. JOHN HEDGES
McCracken, Atlanta; R P Rifenbruck, Ports- ,
...
$147 00 mouth, Ohio; W V Marquis, Bellefontaine, January 19-tf Fernandina, Fla.

fr CARTAGE. FLORIDA SHELL HEAPS. Ohio ; W C Lemert, J B Gormley, J H Hof-- FINE

McGinnis &Rawson........................ $30 00 The material and preparation of the Florida man and servant Bueyrus, Ohio; II P Rugg Select "Intermediate" School for

.. i P. I. Courter.................................... 30 00 I shell heap vessels differ from that of and family, Mrs Geo Culver, St Paul, Minn ; Boys and Girls,

.' .' G. F. Avery.................................... 20 00 other mounds, as those along the coast re- J H Spring, San Francisco ; Miss L S Con- Corner of Ash and Ninth streets. Circularson SEVV: EJ J:)

I. ,,: J. F. Lohman................................ 10 00 gion of that same State and others found verse, I A Converse H C Converse, Burlington application.
a; Joe Anderson................................. 1 25 throughout the United States ; the clay else- ,Vt; John Frost, Salem, Mass; Frank F G. W. SCHUYLER.

4 Plummer Edwards................:......... 125 where Is mingled largely with broken shells Avery and wife, South Framingham, Mass ; Pupils received in Vocal and Instrumental h ooh G hit lhra Lc no
1i 5, i Ed. Mordecai.................................:. 2 50 and sand, in the Florida specimens almost Thos Cole, Lynn, Mass ; J D Lovering, M D, Music and French. 50 on ; ,

Minus McLeary.............................. 2 50 pure clay is used, seldom showing any ad- Manchester, N HiS; Hill, Greensboro, Vt; ,

y 4 4 P. Kelly............... ......................... 2 50 mixture of sand, though at times vegetablefibre Geo M Huss and wife; Chicago; Miss :Mary City Scrip AND

I, Newton Bradley..................... ........ 1 25 is present, which produces a cellular Elmer, Miss Antonette, Elmer, Waverly, N For sale at market rates, in amounts not less ++ *+
l ; W. K. Bauknight............................ 1 25 and porous structure, which the original Y; Justus Bragg, wife and child; Bismarck than $25. J. FRED LOHMAN. =

"r Sanl Lofthouse............................... 1 25 makers in part overcome by the use of an D T ; Frank J Mead: and wife, Maudem, D Fernandina Fla. December 30 1882. tf -iSLIPPERSI I I -
outside film of slip clay. In ornamentationthe T ; Emma Meeker Jersey City ; Wm S ++

$103 75 specimens markedly, inferior to those Johnson and wife, Providence, R I; Mrs R ++-
I' SHELL. from other localities, elaborately adorned C Courtena, Mrs I Cornwall, Miss F Davis, Livery Stable at a Bargain.I .

i and display only a rude and primitive con- Miss Emma Courtena, Mrs Helen Courtena, offer at a bargain my entire establish- Embracing New and Popular
Florida Town Improvement Company ception of artistic design. They indicate in W N Hauser, Louisville ; D T Warren and ment in this city, consisting of Carriages,
/ loads ...... ...... 10
r 314 @) 15 cents. $47 this respect an earlier origin than the fictile wife, Miss M R Crosby, Montclair, N J ; B D Buggies,Wagons, Carts, Saddle and Carriage

i ; The money subscribed was expended as wares from the coast mounds or those foundin Townsend, Miss Townsend, Society Hill, Horses, Harness, etc.
follows: later burial places. Stone implementswere S C; "r C Harris, wife and child, Westfield, Terms of purchase, CAsa. SIJIYJESGENTS': : :
found in inconsiderable N Y Mr and Mrs J W Morrison
numbers ; Virginia; G. F. AVERY.
2,805 bushels shell, @ 3! cents......... $98 17
Cartage......,................................... 20 00 though numerous enough to prove the acquaintance C F Mason, Luther Mason,Iowa ;S X Bixby Office and Stable-First Street,near Broom

I :Laborers........................................ 41 00 of the shell-heap makers with St. Augustine, Fla. Street Wharf. 46 FURNISHINGAND
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$159 17 ried deep in the piles, were incontestablycoeval Nassau Fibre, Real Estate
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r with their formation. They consist For beds, pillows and mattresses, superiorto For sale. Two desirable lots, well located.
-; : I Being $12.17 more than subscribed, and of rudely cut celts, stone chisels, knives or anything else in use. For sale by Apply to W. S. RAWSON.Fernandina .

1 ; which was advanced by Mr. Avery.. scrapers, arrowheads, chips and fragments, June 24-tf FRED W. HOYT & Co. Fla., January 6,1882-tf. .-cGOODS..
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