Florida mirror
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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: March 31, 1883
Publication Date: 1878-
Frequency: semiweekly[<1894-1899>]
weekly[ former 1878-<1886>]
triweekly[ former <1890-1891>]
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Fernandina (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Nassau County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Nassau -- Fernandina Beach
Coordinates: 30.669444 x -81.461667 ( Place of Publication )
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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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
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VOL. V. FE RNAN DIN FLA., SATURDAY, 'MARCH 31], 1883.. NO. 19;" ,

ECHOES FROM: LOCJILOOSA STA- economy do you get bad accommodations.The NEW YORK. is a society novel, which has for its author iVASII1 GTON. In
UNDINGS. objection to Egypt is that whether you of the V.S .
TION AND SURRO one brightest and cleverest women in ,
stay in Cairo or go up the Tile, you merely
To the Editor of the Mirror: exchange one very expensive alternative for EASTER FLOWERS, BONNETS AND PRESENTS society. There is a flutter in Murray Hill TESTING COIN FROM THE VARIOUS INTS---\

For the benefit of this section of the lake another. In Algiers, to have comfort you FIVE WEEKS ,TO LIVE-THE STORY OF A over the event, for the lady, while still HEAVY PROMINENT PRINTING HOTELKEEPER.To BILL-DEATH.OF A
and those who interested both
regions directly and indirectly in the future development ization.must keep In near the the towns principal'centre of Southern Europe of civil-, MISSING MAN-HONORING. A TRAGEDIANBARNAY'S young, handsome, and, of course, fond of the Editor of the Mirror:

of this country,and for information the winter climate is generally too cold to !MARC ANTONYA being appreciated at her worth, is the dead WASHINGTON, March 23, 1883.

to those who are seeking good and productive meet all the requirements of those in searchof COMING SOCIETY NOVEL'AND enemy of hypocrisy, which is the cement of Many persons who visit.the Treasury De- ,
locations for orange and truck farming a radical change." In view of this state A FLUTTER ON MURRAY BILL i modern society. It is understood in this
I beg that in their behalf you partment sight-seeing, and even some 'of
of the author thearticle in Black- i.
purposes things To the Editor The Mirror
of : work of her'sshe rubs off'some of the tinsel
allow space in your valuable columns for a wood makes the following remark, which those employed in the building, do not know
few interesting notes and facts. What is the present writer adopts as the motive of NEW YORK, March 24, 1883. and paint with which this cement is covered that there is an assay office on the top floor

now Lochloosa Station on the Peninsular this letter: I venture to think, therefore, We are all praying for fine weather for and draws some characteristics so lifelike of the west wing, where a sample of all the

Railroad, eight miles south of Hawthorneand that whoever contributes a new idea in regard Easter Sunday, in order that our ladies may l that their real identity cannot be mis- coin manufactured the
Station at several mints
six miles north of Orange Lake the held out by localities IT
to advantages
the present town of Citra, Marion county, which arcu not generally known or recog- not be deprived of the glory of coming out in taken. For this reason everybody looks throughout the United States is submitted .

was but a few years ago a wilderness of trees nized as winter or health resorts, may find their loves of Easter.bonnets. Millinersin guilty and fearful, and the belles and beaux to a test as to weight fineness and standard !'

and hammock. I saw it then in its wild his justification for so doing in the possible all parts of the city, fashionable and oth- await the forthcoming book with as much value. Dr. I and have seen it slowly but surely ad- regularly ,
state, benefit he be the of s M
may means conferring erwise have been this whole
vancing to civilization and prosperity up to on someofhisfellow-creatures" And where busy week in eagerness as pater familias awaits the news- every month the mints forward to him ,
the present moment. Since it became a stationit does the reader think these desirable spotsare filling orders. In some .establishments the papers the morning after he has had a box samples of such coin 'as they are manufac-

has been one of the most important fruit to be found? Across the Continent of poor working girls have been kept busy as at the French ball. turing, which he puts to the delicate tests of q ,
and vegetable shipping points on the line of Europe across the Mediterranean Seaonthe late as eleven and twelve\ o'clock at night. i
the road up to the time of the removalof coast of Syria. This is the best advice NEWS NOTES. weight, fire and chemicals to see if they : ..
the steamer Alpha, and for the this intelligent writer in the pages of this ,I The florists too have been rushed with orI I' come up to the standard fixed by law. e

past year an important and remunera- famous magazine can offer to his countrymen. I ders. A leading dealer in Flora's products DOMESTIC. Within the past few months specimens of ,
tive fishery has been carried on. I can After continents and told that in all his I
crossing seas me experience were The Northern press are discussing a prob- ore from all parts of the country have been
barrels have
safely say that at least 1,200 you may find a pleasant winter residence at churches and individuals able reconstruction of the Cabinet.
been transported to points in Georgia and Beyrout or at the foot of Mount Carmel.A doing so Some thirty or more lives were lost by the sent to the Treasury to be tested, and their !
South Carolina, giving a net profit to those much easier task devolves upon him much in the way of decoration as this year. submerging of a coal mine at Braidwood, quality defined. Dr. Lawner has a thorough

engaged in it of$7 per barrel; even with this who would point out to Americans a simi- Floral ornamentation has come to be as Ill., a few days since, knowledge of minerals and metals, and is
amount out of the lake the supply does not lar it is to be found within the bor-
spot; much an adjunct of Easter as holly and Secretary of the Treasury Folger has been very kind in explaining to visitors the various
seem to be diminished.In ders of our own country, it is readily acces- mistletoe of Christmas, and he estimated ill for some time, but is said to be somewhat
addition to this we have in flourishing sible by water or rail, it combines every ad- better. processes through which gold and silver
condition around the lake borders orange vantage of climate, comfort and sport. This that this year close on to $100,000 would be Governor Cleveland's veto of the 5-cent coin have to pass before their exact value is

groves owned by the following parties : J. favored locality is Fernandina, Fla., whichis spent for this purpose. Jewellers and other fare on the elevated railroads has been sustained established. He gives a number of illustrations ..
B. Blake, 20 acres bearing; :M. G. Scott, 10 in the most agreeable win-
some respects, dealers in fancy goods and knick-knacks are by the Legislature of New York. and tries
acres, will bear in two years; Hon. D. L. ter resort in America and perhaps in the interesting experiments with
Yulee 15 will bear in two and also forcing the fashion of making Easter Timothy O. Howe, Postmaster-General of of .
acres, years world. Your readers are familiar with the samples ore sent him for examination, so ,
in excellent condition ; J. M. Bounds, of attractions of Florida, which projects from a presents on us, and their labor is not so difficult the United States died at his home in Wisconsin that a visit to his laboratory will well
on the 25th 'of March of repay
N. Y. and Mrs. W. C. Vannatta,
Jamestown, base and
a long narrow peninsula, as they are encouraged in their enter-
of Pennsylvania, who have made wonderful thus separating the Gulf of Mexico from the political campaign in Georgia, for a any one who feels interested in the testingof
improvements within the past year, and Atlantic by the breezes of both which prises by the gentle sex. Verily the career successor to Governor Stephens, is getting metals. Access to this office must be pro- '

have a nice grove of 6 to 8 acres started ; on bodies of water it is continually swept, of the young man who V'ould flutter about quite warm. The prominent candidates are cured through heads of bureaus, for on ac-

the southwest side of the lake we find a 6 thereby producing coolness in summer and the fair ones is getting more and difficult. Acting Governor Boynton, Mr. Bacon and count of the importance of the work, and
started Hon. W. N. Thompson Mr. Lester.
acres grove by warmth in winter.
What Christmas
with Easter
i, of Fernandina, while east of us are the The increasing thousands of visitors presents: presents There was a very severe snow storm in the perfect accuracy required in testing the

bearing groves of \V.A. Pace, 10 acres ; John brought by each recurring winter to Flori- New Year offerings:,.valentines, balls, North and South Carolina on the 22d. At value of the various metals forming component -

A. Dean, 4 acres; A. L. Davis, 5 acres ; A. L. I da, indicate that the knowledge of its de- the opera, theatre, his pockets will soon Ashville the snow was two feet deep. At parts of our standard money, visitors

.. Barker, of Augusta, Ga., 10 acres; M. Posey, I lightful climate and semi-tropical vegetationis cease to be a necessary part of his clothing.A Society Hill. S. C., the temperature went are excluded
except by special
8 acres ; Mrs. Ann Tompkins, 6 acres; Mrs. widespread and most favorable. Curiosity down to 35, and fruit buds were badly permission. .
M. E. Caldwell, 4 acres; J. R. Tompkins, 5 and health-seeking combine to attract visit- peculiar instance of :the force of the damaged. During the last ten days of the recent session -

acres ; J. McEwen, 2 acres, and numerous ors from the more northern portions of the imagination came to my knowledge today.In President Arthur is expected in Florida Congress ordered the publication of
others that have been set out since the road continent. The rivers and lakes the a certain office there i is collector -
has orange as next week in Company with General San- matter that will cost $219,000, but no additional -
passed through. groves, the alligators, are all novel and in- who has been ford and will visit the
a man suffering from General at Sanford, made
Since the steamer Alpha has been taken The tide of appropriation was for this work. ,
incoming population,
off we have felt the need of a boat to run on the vast speculations in land, the buildingof heart disease for some years. A few days 1846 remaining Mr. Arthur in Florida about two weeks.school In It must be done out of the regular appro-
was teaching in
the lakes, touching at all the landings on new railroads, the rapid increase and im- ago he felt very much distressed. He had an Vermont at $15 a month, and boarding priations, and at the next session, when the -
and Lochloosa Lakes in order
, Orange to
, provement of the orange culture-give impulse idea that his physician was to around. He
endeavoring has now increased his salary deficiency thus rendered is asked,
give those on the opposite side means of necessary ,
and zest to life in this land of
romance conceal from him his true condition and to $4,166 per month, and is master of a
transportation for their fruit and vegetablesinto both ancient and modern. The competitionand school of very for, there will no doubt be Congressmen .
market.At consolidation of the several lines in our therefore went to a medical college and con- extravagant politicians. who will declaim against the extravagance ,

last, however, thanks to Messrs. Eager great system, known as the Florida! Rail- sulted two of the foremost.specialists in the Dr. Dix, of New York has been preach- in public printing. The for
& Brown, we are not alone to have a steam- will soon competition to all ing against the sins of modern women. He responsibility
boat on the lakes, but a saw-mill at Loch- parts way of the State.open But easy all portions of Flor- country. After examining him thoroughlyand draws this sad conclusion : "Slowly are this extravagance rests entirely with Congress !

loosa, for which a part of the machinery has ida are_ not equally adapted to winter residence ., applying every test.'.kumvn to science! I ,dying_out the_home life, the home influ4n -, Orders are made in both Houses for k
already arrived, and we hope to see soon !:* Some are too far inland thus damp they told'hini to"PreP are' r'tlie"'worst ancf'( 'e; the home training'home religion:" the printing of matter that is entirely use- .' +
active operations begun then we can hear We can only speak for our home section -
; and malarial!, and still others crowded and that he could not ,
the buzz of the saw and the sound of boat unwholesome. While a number of favora- by any,, possibility live but we do not think any such conclusioncan less and worthless, without seemingly givinga

and mill whistles.It ble locations can be found, there is one longer than five weeks. This informationso be drawn in the South. Our Southern thought to the expense. During the last

will be seen that while we have lands which presents in a singular degree the shocked the poor man that he came toI women are still the sunshine and joy of session the Committee on Printing under-

and climate adapted to orange growing and qualities needed in a winter resort. This is his office late in the afternoon in a perfectly I' home. took to reduce the
general farming purposes, we also have one Fernandina, which comprehends every at- Mr. W. H. Vanderbilt has given a grand expenditure by cutting
of the best locations on this line of road for dazed condition. He walked about mechan- down the number of various publications
traction of location, climate, healthfclness fancy ball in New York at a cost of $50,000. ti
truck farming, as past records will show. and sporting. ically, and when spoken to made the queer- The costumes were exceedingly rich, and in but in almost every effort of this kind it was.

Flat have and been round beans for the and early three squashes weeksb Fernandina is accessible by water directly est answers. "How can I tell my family," a large number of instances were reproduc- overruled. The tons of matter, printed at
from New York by the Mallory Line of he exclaimed, after he had told his employerof tions of the court dresses of the 16th and which
public hauled
Messrs. Scott, Evans, Garadick and Mc- expense, are annually ,
) 17th centuries velvets. diamonds .
and also from and
Kay in lots of from tan: to twenty-five crates .I Sea steamers Island, channel route.Savannah. This is an by im-the his doom. The gentleman, who con- cious stones being worn in profusion. The pre- away from the Capitol and sold as waste

twice cukes a week.in Tomatoes, Irish condition potatoes and and mense advantage, for the travel by rail from ceived the severest pity for him,gave him a stage has hitherto monopolized\ the scenic paper furnish abundant proof of the ex- }
are a flourishing
Boston and New York is fatiguing. Fer- note to another physician. He left the office presentation of these costum but the new travagance public printing, but every
well abundant page
promise an early as as an
I nandina is included in the railway system and has not returned since. In fact he did princes of the house of Pluto have now a
I 'ield. Come ye truck farmers and try your I wide field in which of that matter was printed by order of Con-
I of Florida, and hence is accessible rail very to indulge the ex-
luck with us! All we need now to make us from by not go to the physician at all. This hap- tragagance of wealth. gress.
any portion of the country. Indeed
happy the lake is a hotel for pleasure.On more .settlers and yachtson it is the eastern terminus of that system, andis : pened last Monday. The police and private New York and Cleveland were connected A few days ago Secretary of the Treasury

Saturday last we received an unex- the only Atlantic seaport of Florida. The detectives have been searching all over for by telephone for several hours on Tuesday Folger, who has been sick physically as welt

I pected visit from Citra by an excursion and beginning is here made of a maritime city of him, but no trace of him as yet been discov- and gentlemen in the former city, singing politically since somewhat pronounceddefeat
great future importance. It is situated and before
on speaking an improved
of Citra's
party, consisting most covered. There is
prominent citizents, accompanied by some Amelia Island, which is twenty-three milesin scarcely a doubt that he the Baxter patent, were distinctly heard for Governor of New York, folded

of their Northern friends. As near as could length and two miles wide. On one side has committed suicide. As yet, at the re- by those in the latter, and vice versa. Pro his tent like the Arab and silently left the

,. be obtained the following composed the is the ocean, and on the other the broad estuaries quest of the family, nothing has got into fessor Gray inventor of the telephones and city. It is not'unusual for a bank officer to

happy party : Mr. and Mrs. Brooks, Mr. river. Thus of Cumberland Sound and Amelia the papers, since they fear that should he.be patentee of the harmonic and other devicesin vamoose the ranche" in this but for
the first way
for winter in the
Jones of Massachusetts the Misses Bacon requisite a use postal telegraph system, con
of Kentucky, and Mrs.; and Mrs. John resort is met: it is on the seashore, and still alive and read about the search for him, ducted the experiments. He said the success the Secretary of the Treasury of the United

O'Mathers, James. A. Harris, Calvin Coates, hence the air is impregnated with salt and he will certainly make away with himself. was due to the superior conductivity of the States to come and go without due notice to

.1 i J. T. Harris, John Church, James Mathers, purified of malaria. The atmosphere is remarkably The honors which ought to have been compound wire in use. the newspapers is, to say the least, not com:

1 Mr. Washburn, James Mathews, Miss Alice dry and exhilarating, the winter paid long to Barnay the eminent Ger- The Legislature of Tennessee have
Owens. Miss Kells and Miss Barcus of Citra. being the dry season. For nearly two ago passeda mono Mr. Folger got off, however, and no
Upon their arrival boats were procured, and months consecutively this winter there was man tragedian, by the members of his own new funding act to pay fifty cents on the one but a clerk in the department named

[! the party embarked for Mr. Yulee's grove, nearly is its rain or fog. The beach glory of Fernandina profession1,' are at last forthcoming. He was dollar terest. in As new they bonds pass to such bear 3 acts per at cent.almost in Butler knew whither. The result of this
two miles north of the station, where they the ocean front of the island, extending, twenty along milesin breakfasted the other afternoon by the lead every meeting of their Legislature, it will bin e manner of going gave the too careful Secre-
I enjoyed a fish fry and picnic dinner com- ing members of the dramatic and order for the next Legislature to amend
bined. the length, and at low tide three hundred fraternity, tary's departure a much more extensive
Apparently trip was a most enjoyable -
one. We acknowledge an invitation feet in width, a superb Boulevard, firmer the following day he returned the compli- by funding again at forty cents on the dollar newspaper advertisement than that from '
and smoother than art and two per cent. interest, so that by this
to join the and that circum- can accomplish. So ment by giving a professional matinee. The which
party regret genial and easy and pleasant posterity will he tried to escape. Yesterday he
prevented yet so invigorating is the climate, process
,\a We stances extend to the our accompanying sincere thanks them. that one can in midwinter, either ride in an house was packed with actors and actresses, eventually have nothing to pay, on the principle came back again from a little sea voyage.,
and party our open carriage or walk for miles along this Barrett and Lester Wallack occupying the of reducing the food of the horse daily. somewhat improved in health but'a
1 we I hope to see a few more such happy While this of very
splendid beach with the same comfort and two boxes. process repudiation is goingon
proscenium He in
parties visit us again! soon. K. appeared a there sick man still.
also to be
: seems of
elasticity than is felt farther north in sequence '
__ the
I light farce frdm the French entitled
summer. From State treasurers repudiating on theirown account There remain in this city forty-six Con-

A NEW WINTER RESORT. The town is protected from the winds and the Opera Comique," and in two acts from all. liability for the funds entrusted' to gressmen who while away the time as they

THE VARIED ATTRACTIONS OF FERNANDINA, waves by sand hills.covered with vegetation "King Lear," and one scene from Julius them. 1 list, but many of them are engaged in an

FLORIDA. and looks out upon a safe and capacious C sar." Barnay's :Marc: Antony is undoubtedly The Philadelphia Times remarks:' Sena effort to out-flank the civil service idea, and
harbor, where steamships from Liver- tor Jones of Florida, can always be depended -
Under the main caption of this paper an pool and New York, and sailing vessels, the finest creation that has ever been upon for a constitutional speech on the secure appointments in the Government .

article Blacktvood's appeared in the February number of American and foreign, ride at anchor. brought out on an American stage. It is principles of Democracy. Consequently, he offices for their relatives and friends. It is

notice.: It is Magazine, which is worthy of Fernandina possesses another feature of a not art, it is genius, which invests a part indulged in an hour-and-a-half speech be- getting so common nowadays for public
evident that the question of asUItable resort for health or pleasure, without whichall fore the Tammany Society in New York the I
place residence during the winter else is vain. There is here a good hotel, which has been seen and played so often other night. It is fortunate for the country men who control patronage to stow members -

months for invalids and pleasure-seekers The E mont." under the charge of Mr. with characteristics which render it as life- that the man who can thus talk between of their family in snug places that, unless -

has come and to be an urgent one in Great Britain Geo. W. Kittelle, who keeps the Maplewood like as a living man. That speech overCresar.s campaigns, when there is nothing stirring, one goes to the Keifer extreme and provides i
on the Continent. It is true that Hall at Pittsfield, Mass., during the is ineligible for the' nomination for PresI-
body was never spoken in a i for all his
such way sons nephews and cousins
many resorts have ,
been known
long mer. This is considered one of the best dent, as the newspapers: would never be .
and frequented. The south of France, Italy hotels in Florida. It would be difficult to that Barnay spoke it. The craft, the skill, large enough to hold his letter of accept- it scarcely attracts more than a passing

and Egypt have for ages attracted the inhabItants find a more comfortable and elegant house the bonhomie, the smooth-spokenness of the ance. This is all very smart and flippant, notice. The Senator who first set the example -

clear skies of more northern climes by their than this. accomplished politician and the love for the but men who have studied and understandthe of appointing his son tferk! of his
and soft air. Yet, that these no The great charm of this place is its won- dead friend Constitution are the safest leaders for
longer satisfy the demand is shown by the derful climate-so soft and yet so bracing were never blended,rather fused the people. committee was made uncomfortably con-

effort made by this writer to indicate and the sky clear, the sun bright, the air warm together in such a manner. The house went FOREIGN.De spicuous by that act ; but it would seem that

commend others. He says: ":*t is only toe and dry and gently stimulating. Existenceis wild with applause, Lester Wallack clapped Lesseps' Panama Canal is to be pushed Senators'sons make such superior committee
expected that., as facilities >,, locomotion a delight to walk, to ride to drive to his
; hands till his gloves burst, Barrett rose vigorously. clerks that public sentiment was mistaken F
increase and :
knowledge exre4, the growing row, to sail, to live and exercise in the open Peace it is said, is now about to be .
requirements for new sum.' er and winter air, are unfailing sources of pleasure and up and leaned forward with breathless ex- in Peru. assured in condemning .3! j practice of appointingthem.

localities resorts should be met by discovery of healthful variety. Shooting and fishing, citement, and Sarah Jewett, who as usual In France political parties run high, and In the n Congress eight Senate {

." expressly adapted for the purpose excursions to the adjacent islands, throughthe was armed with a huge fan, gave that female an unsettled condition of the public mind committees had .at h era for chairmen and
Leaving the summer out of view, inlets and to the invite
many sea
because pleasant places during that season the most adventurous.If open weapon a rap as she threw it open, appears.The Nihilists have threatened to blow sons for clerks, thus affording the public a

can be more easily found, he turns his attention your readers could realize that while which almost knocked the hat off a lady in the Kremlin at Moscow, upon the corona-up double share of the family talent. f

to the more difficult problem of winter they are environed with ice. there lay so 'front of her The climax came when Bar- tion of the Emper r.- Whether the old Ex-President Diaz, of Mexico, and party

residence.is "A winter abroad in"a warm climate near them this Happy Island," where"the nay uttered the line, "Where can I find his "that threatened men live long," saying willapply (fourteen persons in all) are expected to ar-
a more serious matter. Speaking is the shade tree and the
orange streets are to the Czar, remains to be
particularly for Great Britain, he says: aglow with its blooms and fragrant with the I equal in the purest English, and turnedto seen. rive here next Monday. :room have been
"A winter abroad in a warm climate inevitably I odors, and where children: play out of doors where Barrett sat. The delicate compli- Considerable alarm has been excited in engaged for them at the Arlington Hotel.

involves a long journey, and in the all day-where the sky is cloudless, the sun ment of the finest'Iarc Antony to the best don England and by the dynamite explosions in Lon Mr. Cooke, who has been for five years:: i
degree in which the invalid travels farther, is warm, and the air is balmy-where health it has been deemed prudent to proprietor of Willard's, died on Wednesday. 1
do the amenities of civilization cease, and beckon them-they would be to American Cassius.was.-- understood by all in place two thousand troops on duty in Lon- It was under his management the hotel
the hardships incident to comparative barbarism leave the frozen regions of the North for a the house, and duly applauded. don. The dynamite business is said to have became the political? centre of Washingtonand
increase." On Mediterranean:: few weeks and seek this charming and life- A forthcoming literary novelty, which a strong revulsion of feeling in the every night its commodious corridors
as a rule, in proportion as get quiet and giving climate.-IL in Boston Courier. minds of many in England, who have here- and rotunda were crowded with prominent ?
you will make i its appearance in a month or so, tofore sympathized with the Irish. men. *



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.A UCTIO.1 EERIli G OFF THE BABY.' I was no longer an ordinary clerk. I had as- \ unmoved by these manifestations-involuntary shaking me heartily by the hand, and gaz- Mr. Walton are you, Philip?"said Lilianone
sumed the position of confidential secretaryto indeed, but nevertheless unmistabable.A ing steadfastly into my face. You are the morning to me."
What am I offered for baby? :Mr. Alford, and I was responsible for new hope suddenly animated me, and a very image of your father. Never mind No, Lilian," I replied.
;a A Dainty, dimpled and sweet everything that took place in the absence of fond expectation of what should come after- about the office to-day. I 'ara going down.I I am so glad," she said. "He bas been
From the curls above his forehead the head" of the house. About this time, wards drove me on to press my secret suit will see to things. Walton, too, is off. talking about your going with him, but I
.! To the beautiful rosy feet; too, another charm suddenly disclosed itselfto and learn the meaning Lilian's confusion. You had better stay here with Lilian ; you want you on Wednesday. We shall have a
From the tips of the wee pink fingers my hitherto blind eyes. The rich merchant Step by step I advanced along ray perilous shall have the road clear." quiet day at home."
: ".: To the light of the clear brown e 'e. had an only child, a daughter. Lilian path, till at length an event occurred which Before I had time to thank him he hurried You may be sure Lilian, that if I had
: : What am I offered for baby? Alford was in her eighteenth year. Her further stimulated my exertions-this was from the library and out of the house. He entertained a thought of joining your cousin
I g Who'll buy? who'll buy? who'll buy? face was of the Grecian form, delicate, refined simply the arrival of Henry"Walton ; but he evidently wished to avoid that part of the ,. your wish would soon have altered my intention -
I't and of a somewhat melancholy cast. so openly laid siege to Lilian's heart that I affair. But though I said nothing I did not ," said I. "Of course I shall stay
What am I offered for baby? Soft blue eyes and light hair lent a fascinat- was goaded into doing more than I should feel the less.Lilian with you."
4 4 I "A shopful of sweets?" Ah, no! ing appearance to her which was broughtinto have otherwise dared oy the strong feelingof was in the drawing-room with a 4< I do not quite like your going about
f' :. That's too much beneath its value more prominent relief by the eleganceand jealousy which was awakened in '''my book open in her hand when I entered, At with him so much," continued Lilian aftera
r: Who is sweetest of all below! faultless symmetry of her figure. breast. I could not endure the thought that first I experienced some embarrassment as pause.
; : The naughty, beautiful darling! Whether I had been insensibly falling this man should carry off the prize before to how I should open all-important sub- "Why, Lilian, you are not jealous?''
A :: One kiss from his rosy mouthIs under Lilian's spell for the three previous my face, and in spite of my determined hos- ject; but after some conversation, though of said 1."Oh.
better than all the dainties years, or whether I suddenly became enam- tility. In the bitterness of my spirit I recalled the most commonplace kind, I felt some- no," she replied laughing "not
I: Of East, or West or South! ored of her beauty, it would be somewhat the old fatality and evil fortune that what bolder, and determined to lose no time jealous. But you know he is what gen-
.w ; s difficult to determine; certain, however, it had beset my earlier years, and I fiercely in preferring my suit. What I said on the tlemen call rather fast." ,
What am I offered"for baby? is,that one evening,when her cousin, Henry cursed my evil star. But one thing com- occasion I cannot distinctly recall; and, She said no more, but I could not help
"A pile of gold? Ah, dear, Walton, was particularly attentive to herI forted me-Lilian evidently disliked Wal- moreover it might not be interesting to fully thinking on those few words. Did she fear
Your gold is too hard and heavy experienced a feeling of uneasiness and ton's attentions, and rigorously avoided narrate it. But after some fencing I sud- that Walton would lead me into his wild
<, To purchase my brightness here. discontentedness springing up in my heart. giving him the least encouragement. This denly approached the question. habits. I felt that it would be beyond his
Would the treasures of all the mountains Somehow I did not quite like Lilian to receive gladdened my heart, and made me look Miss Alford," I said, "I am about to ask power I was firm enough against the
.' Far in the wonderful lands the homage of any one but myself. with somewhat less angry feelings on my lot.I of you an important decision. It is in your temptations that he had frequently held out
,, Be worth the cling and clasping This must have been jealousy. That night, resolved, if such a thing could be brought power to influence most powerfully my to me. In fact, he had given up the hope of
1 Of these dear little peach-blossom hands? as I lay in bed thinking on the new emotion within the range of my power, that I would future lot. getting me to join actively in his amuse-
'' that had arisen within my breast, my heart thwart him. She trembled as I spoke:and her-eyes immediately ments; and he had never since that day
So what I offered for ?
4 am "baby capitulated. I was forced to confess to myself At length a crisis arrived in my affairs. It sought the ground. This I inter- even mentioned the subject of my making a
xa ,iI :. A robe of diamonds? Nay; that I in love and that it would that I should book the ..
was was becoming impossible any preted as a good omen. on races. This failure of his how-
a." t If your brilliants were larger and brighter cause me great pain to see another the longer conceal my. intentions from those "What is it, Mr. Fairlie, that! can do or ever, did not impair his friendship; he was
Ian ; Than in the :
," to' stars Milky Way, favored suitor for the hand of Mr. Alford's with whom I was in daily contact. I deter- say to produce so great an"It -" as ready as ever to do anything that he
|Ti L .,'" Would they ever be half lustrous so precious daughter. Passion would have its way, andit mined on making a bold move. :Mr. Alfordwas is this," I replied ; yon have my hap- could for me, and to join in any picnic or
; As the of light of those eyes, rushed like a torrent through my mind, greatly attached to his daughter. He hiness in your hands; one word from you water-party that I projected. He seemed to
'-' Still full the heavenly glory the skies? overwhelming every other thought or con- had lost his wife many years before, duringhis will make or mar my fate Miss Alford. I have taken an unaccountable fancy to me
k They brought from beyond sideration. What would the wealthy mer- residence abroad, and he had bestowed a cannot live without you-I love you." ever since the day when I had been acceptedas
' ri c'" t Then what am I offered for baby? chant say when he found that I had aspired double share of affection upon Lilian ; it was. She did not answer. A hot flush dyed her the suitor for Lilian's hand. Previously
t rt "A heart full of love and a kiss?" to an alliance with his daughter? therefore likely that he should have hopedfor cheeks, and she looked at me for a moment.I he had said but little to me, merely exchanging -
,y' Well, if ever could tempt me, What would Lilian herself think? Prudence a high alliance for her. What would he fancied that I had not misread the expres- the ordinary salutations of civility -
i; 'Twould any be such an offer as this! might have suggested to me that, dependentas say to my suit? I was about to try him, to sion of that glance. ; but latterly a complete change had
,a .-*<.! But how can I know if loving I was on Mr. Alford, it was scarcely proper speak to him on the subject which was en- "Lilian," I said, drawing closer to her and taken place in his behavior.
, ....., Is tender and true and your divine, that I should lift my eyes so far. And per- grossing my entire thoughts. I felt that it taking her hand in mine. I love you more Lilian Alford was pleased that her cousin
, -':Y'a\ : Enough to repay what I'm giving haps these reflections had much weight with was incumbent upon me to lay the matter than all the world beside." should behave in so friendly a manner to
,' ';::'' In selling this sweetheart of mine ? me. But while resolving to stifle my feel- openly before him; to tell him of the secret '- Philip," she almost whispered, what me, but she did not wish me to devote my-
wY ings, to conceal my love especially from its I. hopes that I had formed and cherished, and will my father say?*' self to Walton's peculiar pursuits. This I
,'i :'' ; '" So we will not sell the baby! object, the grand passion swelled within me, to hear from him my fate. One morning,as "He has already given me his good readily appreciated, and took especial care
; Your gold and gems are stuff, and influenced my every thought and ac he was going out of the house after break- I wishes," I replied. that on that score she should have no reasonto
p, .,- Were they ever so rare and precious tion.I fast, I stopped him. Her head inclined towards my breast. I complain of me ; nor was my ready com-
y ""p'; Would never be half enough kept my secret manfully and well for Mr. Alford," I said somewhat nervously, clasped her in my arms and impressed the pliance and acceptance of her advice unno-
i i'-I I For what would we care, my dearie, weeks. No one had the least suspicion of can you spare a few minutes ? I wish to first kiss of love upon her lips. And then I ticed by her. She took every possible opportunity -
;. What glory the world put on the new ambition that fired me; no one speak with you." told her all-how long I had loved herhowI of showing her gratitude to me,
:1 If our beautiful darling were going, guessed at the new motive which urged me Oh, yes,Philip,by all means," he replied. had betrayed myself the night of the ball ; and the reward that I received was more
.I..,;:;,; If our beautiful darling were gone so powerfully to strive for the approbationand 411 am going down to the office. I will walk how I had struggled, till I found the struggle than proportioned to my deserts,for I really
1.1 friendship of the merchant. I was accredited with you." ineffectual, and then how I had laid the had no taste for Walton's fancies, and it en-
P.. .' ; '' with energy, perseverance and zeal ; But," I stammered, I wish for a private whole matter before Mr. Alford. tailed no sacrifice upon me to keep away
.; ';.." LILIAN ALFORD. with a strong resolve to carve out my for- interview, if you have no objection." She smiled as I mentioned the episode of from them. Lilian, however looked onlyat
> tunes. But who for a moment discernedthe :My dear boy;" said he, "we shall be the ball night. It gave her the first con- what was seen by her; and I know she
! CHAPTER I. new guiding star which led me on, and alone. Will not that do?" firmation of what she had for some time was delivered from a great fear by my refusing -
': .. I always had an idea that I was born to be quickened every impulse of my mind? Cer- "Not exactly," I replied. "I have 'some slightly suspected. It is very seldom that to join in the sporting parties and
+ unluck From my earliest childhood I tainly neither Mr.Alford nor Lilian. ThoughI thing very important to say to you." women are blind to the love of an admirer, their doings.
: l was continually getting into all sorts of tried often to persuade myself that I was "Important!1" said he. "Ah about the however he may try to conceal it. They are The Derby Day came at last, and I stayedat
scrapes with all sorts people, and had very* beating down a passion that must be hope- West Indian affair?" almost invariably correct in their estimateof home with Lilian, while Walton and his
"_ + often to bear the blame of other children's less, I nevertheless knew that my effort "No, that is all satisfactorily settled," I men's feelings. A woman rarely considers companions made the best of their way to
x delinquencies. I have scarcely any recollection would be vain. My increased activity in replied ; "I did not have an opportunity of herself the object of a passion that has no Epsom. It was a beautiful day, and was
'' l" of either father or mother; both died behalf of" the Alfords" might lead to for- mentioning it last night." real existence. Men, on the other hand,are spent most pleasantly by Lilian and myself.
I when I was too young to know how heavy tune, but that fortune was not my ultimate "Settled! that is capital!1" he exclaimed. often vain enough to fancy that they are We talked over the events of the past*weeks,
.' ;4 a loss I had sustained. I was destined to aim ; it was but a means to an end. But now, what is it that you want to tell loved and admired when the only founda- and felt thankful that our love had as yet
,; 'f'' form some notion of what might have been Matters went on thus till one day, in spiteof me?" tion for the fancy is their own vanity.In run so smoothly; that no obstacles had
-- C my happier lot, had my parents lived, by my endeavors to control myself, I be- Will you allow me to come with you into the evening when Mr. Alford came sprung up to thwart and annoy us ; and as I
: ?: :: observing care tenderness with which trayed my secret. Lilian's two cousins, the the library?" I asked. home to dinner, the first thing he did was thought on the persecutions of my child-
? ,( ; 1 w'. ;; other children were treated, and the grim daughters of Mr. Alford's sister, were stay- "You are quite mysterious this morning, to ask me how I had fared. When I told hood, and the happy contrast which my
,';. ., sort of toleration that was extended to my ing with her, and it had been arranged that Philip," said he. But come along; we will him he seemed pleased. present lot afforded, a feeling of deep joy
*? ; existence. My father had left a small sum we should all go to a ball that was to be see what is the matter. Nothing serious, I "God bless you, Philip !1" he said. "I pervaded my mind.
.>t of money, so that I was not entirely at the given by her aunt. I had looked forward hope?" could not find a better son-in-law, or one Henry Walton came home just as I was
11 ( mercy of relations ; but as my guardian was with the most joyous anticipations to this It is very serious, Mr. Alford," I replied.He more after my one heart." going to bed. I met him in the passage
i I" ; 1 abroad I was obliged to live with anyone event. I had some vague sort of idea that shut the door as we entered, and then My evil star seemed to be vanquished ; leading to our respective rooms. He was
who could be induced to take me, in consideration in the crush of the ball-room and in the he said sharply : "Serious has anythinggone the cup of my happiness seemed to be full to quiet and rather gloomy ; but perhaps the
ti-, h -; '' of the small income that annually whirl of excitement I might gaze upon wrong in the city?" the overflowing. fatigue of the day had upset him.
; ;" : accrued to me from the trust money. However Lilian's beauty and talk with her somewhatmore "No, Mr. Alford, it is about myself that I Well, Walton," I said, "how did you
I A : this resource presently failed me; my confidentially without betraying my- wish to speak.' CHAPTER III. get on ?"
: ,. JH guardian and trustee made away with my self, without in any way unfolding to her Ah 'about your prospects," he con- Jealousy formed no component part of my He muttered something indistinctly, and
;!I I money, and I was left penniless and almost the secret happiness of my soul. And such tinued. "Well, you know I am generally nature. Directly, then, that I had insured went into his room and slammed the door
I, friendless. might perhaps have been the case, but an rather plain spoken, and say exactly what I my acceptance a< the hands of Lilian, any after him. I supposed he was worn out,
.. I .il'' w. :My evil star was now in the ascendant, incident occurred which destroped my hopesof mean. I intend to take you into partnershipat ill-will that I had previously felt for Henry and thought no more of his strange be-
,.': '::1 'i and nothing but bad luck seemed in store. I an innocent flirtation, and upset all my the end of another year." Walton instantly disappeared. He was a havior. '
j :i : I was fourteen years of age, and had just plains. The carriage was waiting at the This intelligence so thoroughly surprisedme good sort of fellow, though somewhat wild Next morning at breakfast time I lookedat
1 I' pride enough to feel bitterly my utter dependence door and I was standing in the hall. The that I was silent for some moments. At and reckless in his habits. He hard been the paper, and was considerably surprisedto
.:. 'Ii 3 on relatives who were not only two cousins came down, and then, as we length I replied : "You overrate my services sent to Cambridge to finish his education, see that Erl King had not won-was not
. ,f i' unwilling to be burdened with me, but were were all in readiness, Lilian suddenly came :Mr. Alford. I have done my best ; but for some reason he had never stayed thereto even placed. I recollected how Walton had
'1 -J"', .1, mean enough to make me feel the full discomfort out of the drawing-room. She came so but it was not at all in connection with take his degree. I do not know why this praised the horse, and imagined that his ill-
: ,, ;, ,I I'i: of my position. They subscribed quietly, however, that' I did not hear her. business that I wished to see you." was, for I do not understand the ways of humor of the previous night had been
\. i '! j between them to send me tcr school ; but as Where is Lilian? I asked ; but as I And then hesitated again. How could I the university ; but he explained it in someway caused by disappointment. He did not
i. :tSi ." ::, it was a rule that all the boys should go spoke I caught sight of her, dressed in a dark unfold to him my ambition. The announce- that seemed to satisfy his friends. He come down till rather late ; he scarcely
j.'i f, away during the holidays, I had to put up silk dress, and in no way prepared for the ment of his intentions toward me had al- was four years my senior, and I had been touched anything, but as I left the room he
; }I i with the petty annoyances that befell me, ball. most disarmed me. But it was useless to accustomed to look un to him as a sort of came out after me and tapped me on the
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'. : 'j'l#: ." !! as it was always a disputed question who Miss Alford," I exclaimed in astonish- hold back. Moreover, my heart was set authority on the ways-r and habits of the shoulder.
.:: t !! :. should receive me during the weeks of the ment, 'the carriage is at the door." upon the accomplishment of my mission. world. As soon as he heard that it was all "Fairlie," said he, "I want to speak to
.\ i .; vacation-all being eager to avoid the ob I am not going with you, Mr. Fairlie," "I have a secret to tell you," I continuedin settled between Lilian and myself he has- you."
, i1.. ,;I' : ligation-and those on whom the lot/ell did she replied; I do not feel well enough." slow tones. "I am about to appeal to I tened to congratulate me. "All right,Walton come in here," said I,
',:. ; 1\: not exert themselves to make my visit very My countenance fell immediately. I felta you for advice and assistance. I know you "I am very glad to hear this, old boy," he leading the way into a small room that was
:f ..:. p 1 ea sent. cold iJI upon me. for a moment,and then, will act for thebest, and guide me through said, in a somewhat careless tone, while his devoted to my'especial use.
:.": :i Such were my kind relations; and I certainly thoroughly forgetting myself, I said: "I am mv difficultv with the same kindlv feeling eyes were firmly fixed upon me; "my "Philip," he said anxiously, "I am in a
'i, : l r: felt anything but grateful to them ; very disappointed, Miss Alford ; I have been which you have displayed toward me for cousin Lil is a splendid girl; a dear, warm fix : you must excuse my abrupt manner
: i :' yet they were keeping me. I was entirely looking forward with so much pleasure to years. I must entreat, you to listen calmlyto hearted girl ; I am sure you will be thor- last night. You must have seen that Erl
: i I ;; dependent upon them for the means'of living this evening. me. however much you may be surprisedat oughly happy." King was nowhere in the race. The conse-
J" :' and it galled me terribly to think that This was not complimentary to the two my words ; to recollect that I am contentto "Thank you, Mr. Walton," I replied, quence is that I am ruined. Will you helpme
t 1,:,' I should undergo such humiliation. What ladies who were awaiting my escort, and no abide by your decision, to obey your fiat. though there was a degree of condescensionin ?"
":.: fault had I committed? Why should the sooner had I uttered the words than I saw : I wish the connection between us'! to be his tone; and I had always looked upon "Ruined, Henry!1" I exclaimed ; "what
:- .: ;,1 ,: sin of my guardian entail such bitter consequences the mistake I had made,and felt as if I could drawn closer than it is, Mr. Alford-do you him as a superior sort of man to myself. have you lost?"
"ij :' upon me? I cursed my luck, and bite my tongue out. understand me?" "I had no idea, though, that you had any "A couple of thousand pounds," he replied -
.. f:1:I indulged in my usual invectives against for- Lilian looked at me only for a moment It was evident by his answer that he had hopes in that direction," he continued. "Of ; "but, to cut the matter short, can
: ,i, Y f r, ; tune. But, indignant as I felt at the injus and smiled. But in that glance she had not even guessed at my meaning. course I do not wish to thrust myself into you lend me the money ?"
11 ;: :- :\ ; I.,;, tice that was put upon me, it was in vain read my most inmost thoughts. The blank "I will do anything for you in my power, your confidence. You know I would not 44 :My dear fellow," said I, "I have not
"Y;'; r:; 'I' that I struggled to emancipate myself consternation depicted on my face told its Philip Fairlie," he replied. For the sakeof do such a thing. But has not this been half the sum."
Y ;:! ;1"I'1 i from the control of those who had made it tale too well, ana she with her ready pene- your father I would do much-very much. rather a sudden affair?" "Ah, I thought not," said he,and a smile,
;r ;" : their duty to superintend my youthful train- tration saw in a moment how it was. Tell me the nature of your difficulties, or, if "No, not very much so," I replied, not as of satisfaction, settled on his face. "Now,
'.1.,;.- ing. Perhaps, although they grudged the Good night, Philip," said Mr. Alford, as you prefer it, tell me how I can be of serviceto quite liking the question. Philip, look here," he continued in a friendly -
k' r ,11'' 'm' .: support which they lent me, they nevertheless I went; don't stop too late." you, and I shall only be too glad to accedeto No?" said he. Well, perhaps, it was tone, will you assist me in this emer-
Y ,, : tll j enjoyed the idea that I was entirely I endeavored to atone to my companionsfor your request." my want of observation ; but I fancied so. gency? I don't want to go to my uncle.
\I, i in their hands, and subject to their the uncomplimentary speech that I had It seemed to be useless to fence the ques- Mr. Alford told me this morning that he was He would not like the idea of my betting."
\ :. I \.i:' will. made, and I do not think I was quite unsuc- tion any longer, so I said in a quiet tone, I quite! pleased. Ah I you are a sly fellow, "I will do anything in my power," I replied -
i "I I; : i When I was in.my 17th year a distant cessful. But I had betrayed myself. I was am come here this morning to ask for your Fairlie. You'll be a West Indian merchant .
I yy1 cousin of my father's, after a long residence no longer master of my secret. daughter's hand." yourself before long, I can see." "Thanks, old boy; I knew you would
Y i I'l.+; abroad, came to England. He was shocked Philip !1" he exclaimed starting back. "I like the business very well," I replied.I not refuse" said Walton. 'Vill you let
I } to hear of the way in which I had been CHAPTER U. "Nay, be not alarmed," I said. "I am did not think I was warranted in disclos- me draw on you for the amount at three
J : L; t r. '. treated, or at least I fancied so at the time. For some days following the ball to which ready to bow to your decree." ing Mr. Alford's intentions, and therefore. months? It will be all right before then.It .
.. J:I However that may be, he came to see me Lilian Alford had not gone, and which had I said so, and I thought so, but I never said nothing further on the subject. is merely your name I want."
1':" one day, told me that my father had been been to me so great a disappointment, she even dreamed how I should crush the pas- Henry Walton stayed a long while at his I hesitated for a moment, and then said :
'It rr. ". one of his best and earliest friends, and,tell- met me with an air of studied and polite re sion that burned within my breast and absorbed uncle's and we became closer friends than "I have never done this sort of thing be-
a ,. ing me that he had returned for the purpose serve. Whether she resented the ambitious my whole existence. ever. The greater part of my time was spentin fore, Walton ; but if the demand for the
." ; '! !.. of resuming the management of his business hope which I bad entertained, or felt a kind And Lilian?'' he asked. Lilian's society, but at every opportunity money is urgent I will accept the bill. You
'.'; ;ii '. in London, concluded by offering me a place of pity for my unfortunate love, I could not 44 Miss Alford has never heard a word from Walton seized upon me and carried me off say it will be taken up when it becomes .
t ': -' l rl,: '; in his office, and expressed a wish that I determine. She carried herself with a calm me on the subject I replied. somewhere or other. I played with him at due?"
:. \ should come and live with him. I jumped and easy self-possession which, though prob- "Does she know-does she think?"- rackets and billiards,and he tried to persuademe "Oh, yes," he replied frankly. "By the
", Y t,TM t. eagerly at the offer; any change seemed preferable ably meant kindly, nevertheless greatly em- I have endeavored to conceal my love, to bet upon the latter game,and to makea way," he added, "will you write the thing
14' S to the line of life which I was then barrassed me. I did not dare to hold aloof Mr. Alford. But the task has been a difficultone book on the Derby. But, in the first out as you understand more about it than I
: .! f:' pursuing; moreover, I had at once taken a from her society and conversation, or I of late, and dangerous. I resolved, place, I did not want to have anything to do.
t- :C;. ;. fancy to Mr. Alford. So the compact wash should have strengthened still further the therefore, to come to you, to let you know do with betting. I had an instinctive dislike I did as requested, and signed! my nameon
.;' made, and in the course of a week I was conviction that had settled upon her mind. how matters stand." to it. So, in spite of the persuasions of front and back. I then handed it to him,
: l r.; { installed in the house of my father's friend, And yetI almost feared that my overanxietyto "Honorable, like his father!" he mut- Walton, I kept clear of it. telling him where to put his signature. He
; ": and perched upon a stool in the merchant's conceal my thoughts, and my knowledgethat tered; and then he said, more loudly : Every fellow has something on the Der- did not wait to do this, but after thankingme
r = ,t office. The work was dull enough, and at she had penetrated my secret, would Philip Fairlie, you have acted as a man of by, Fairlie," said he; "it gives you an interest hurried away. The same day he brought
l'j be; first the only advantage that seemed to result lead me into still worse situations, and honor, as I should have thought you wouldact. in the race." his visit to a close, and went down in the
:r I from the change was negative. I was expose more fully to her that her conclusionwas Now, listen to me : Your father was 44 But I do not understand it," I repeated ; country.One .
: ',' \ no longer exposed to taunts and reproaches, a just one, and that I had done that my dearest and best friend, and I should 44 threfore my best course would be to leaveit evening, about two weeks after the
;. I h; 1 no longer made to feel that owed all to which should never have been permitted.This never wish to thwart his son. I have always alone." departure of Harry Walton, I was sitting in
.. .1 II strangers But this phase of my existence lasted more than a week, and then a loved you as my own child. I would not Well, you know, Erl King is safe to the drawing-room with Lilian, when Mr.
.r I 4' !. speedily passed away. The heart of Mr. great change took place. Lilian's manner oppose this alliance. Nay, more, I should win," said he. "There cannot be much Alford came ip, apparently in a great pas
:. tt i Alford warmed towards me, and I soon toward me underwent a complete alteration.The witness it with pleasure, but-" doubt about that; at any rate he must be sion.
( l learned to prize highly the kindness which look of pity, or at any rate what r had His first words had filled my heart with laced. I stand to win some thousands on "Philip Fairlie,"he said sharply "do you
': had so thoroughly changed the tone of my put down as pity,disappeared, and I felt thata joy unspeakable; his tones were gentle and him." know this paper?"
r f t' V 9' youthful thoughts. I experienced a sensa-' more favorable phase was about to com- soft; that last word fell like a knell upon my Some thousands?" I repeated. It was the bill of Walton's. I merely
\:> 't tion of pleasure on every occasion when I mence. Once or twice, when I spoke to her, ears. Yes, some thousands," said Walton. glanced at it, and replied in the affirmative.
t : won the good opinion of my patron, and her long eyelashes fell upon her face and her 44 But," he continued, "I would never at- "And what can you lose?" I asked. This is your writing?" he continued.
' struggled hard to deserve and earn his es- eyes sought the ground as if the words whichI tempt even to force my daughter's inclina- 44 Oh, not much," was the careless reply. Yes," said I.
teem. addressed to her contained in them the tions. You can perhaps judge how she re- 441 do not understand it," said I. "I shall 44 By Jove, you are a cool fellow !I" said
My efforts were by no means unsuccessful.Mr. germ of something warmer, and awoke a ceives your suit.' not touch it." Mr. Alford. "Just look at the signature in
Alford saw and appreciated my zeal in deeper echo in her heart. And then a soft 441 could not presume to say anything," I He did not press me, but he seemed disappointed the right-hand corner."
; *his behalf and by the time that I had blush suffused her cheeks as she timidly replied, in high spirits again ; 44 but I have ; and I attributed his disappointment I imagined that he had found out all
r reached the age of 21,1 had so far advancedmy raised her eyes to mine and answered my hope. May I speak to Miss Alford ?" to his enthusiasm in behalf of the about Henry WaltonVdangerous practices
position at the merchant's office as to be question.It 44 Yes, Philip, and you have my goodwishes. sport. and concluded that he was angry with me
w, considered on the high road to fortune. I was impossible that I should remain May God speed you!I" he said, You are not going to the Derby with I for abetting him and for trafficking in paii -


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glanced down at the signature. Instantly I entered. He bowed to me, and then spokea

felt myself become ghastly pale, and the few words to the lawyer, who thereuponleft B. NOTES, .
things in the room seemed to swim round us alone. A '
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me."Scoundrel!" exclaimed Mr. Alford, whoat the urgent importunity of Mr. Milford I Wholesale and'Retail Dealer in .

once saw my emotion, "leave the house consented to see you, in order that you may
immediately 1 If it Were not for your fath- have a chance of Justifying yourself and GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, SHIP -STOnES, INVITES ATTENTION TO HIS LARGE AND VARIED ASSORTMENT OF

er's sake you, should pay dearly for this. clearing yourself of this charge, although I
let me set on ungrateful must it, opinion of the matter is I f
Never eyes you again, you say my *
dishonorable fellow !l' yery strong." Corner of Second and. Centre Streets, near *
I attempted to speak, but he stopped me. He then produced the bill, which purported Steamboat Landing, A
There is the door, sir," he continued. to be accepted by me, and drawn, not by I{ FINE FAMILY GROCERIES }

"If you do not leave I will ring for the servants Henry Walton, but by Thomas Alford. FERN "ffiISA, FLORIDA.

to put you out!1"' "You say that that signature is not in Owner and Agent for Schooner Silas C. .
Scarcely knowing what I did, I caught up your handwriting?" said he. Evans. Special rates Merchandise\ in I
hat and hurried from the house; but "It is not,"' I answered fearlessly.
just as I quitted the drawing-room I saw Whose work is it? be asked. Agent for Hazard Manufacturing Compa- I
Lilian swooning in her father's arms. "I presume it to be Henry Walton's," was ny's CHAMPION BARBED WIRE-the

my reply. best in the world. .
CHAPTER IV. Now, if, as you say it was Walton,and Agent for B.F.AVERY'S CELEBRATED FANCY IMPORTED GROCERIES.ONLY .
that I had he had been in want of the money, wouldhe
Again I considered now a good PLOWS. nf aF
reason for cursing my ill luck. The few not rather have "drawn the bill and Local Agent for BANK OF JACKSON- SUCH GOODS KEPT IN STOCK AS CAN BE RECOMMENDED: AS F Cv ,

past years of happiness and prosperity were forged my acceptance. VILLE. 33
The same argument would hold good on
vouchsafed to me, apparently in order a
but the supposition that the forgery was my act PURE AND OF GOOD
that I might feel more keenly the degradation .
and deed said I.
had befallen Turned
which now me. !
friend at moment's Mr..A,ford seemed struck for the moment, BuildingMaterial
away by my only a no- ATTENTION GIVEN TO SELECTIONS OF t
then said, But that does not answer my
tice without the least warning, without be- ., ,are:
allowed to speak a word in my own jus- question.
ing "I will answer it," said I. In the case
that I had indeed been
tification hardly' dealt, I with.felt I had but a few poundsin that you have put, there would have been BRICK, LIME, HAIR, = FINE TEAS AND COFEEEStt I-
As it is there
my pocket. What to do, whither to turn, signatures" to forge. was PLASTER CEMENT -* +*- 2
but ,
not. I had scarcely a friend in Lon
I knew
to whom I couldgo *'You seem well up in the risks of the affair ua
don. There was no one ," said the merchant. SHINGLES, THE BEST GOODS OF THIS DESCRIPTION THAT CAN BE PROCUBED. Y.
and narrate the story of my wrongs; no
could for advice It is natural that I should be so, whenit
to whom I appeal or
one has caused much DOORS SASH, BLINDS.
assistance. A sudden and utterly unexpected me so misery,1'-1 replied ,

hope seemed blight had extinguished fallen upon forever me, and, I every felt somewhat"Now, what sharply.defence can you make?" he PAINTS, OILS, ETC.AT ., NEW GOODS Received by Every Steamer. ,

assured Mr. Alford would never allow me to asked. 1
"I first that I neither directly norindirectly -
wouldbe can say
speak to him again. To write I feared
the bill. On the '
useless. negotiated con- Cor. Second and Centre Sts., FERNANDINA FLA.
equally ,
Why had Mr. Alford so suddenly changedhis trary, the negotiation" of.it has been traced FRED W. HOYT & GO'S,

of meV bY' had he condemned Walton..
opinion SECOND STREET, Near Centre.
word of ? But what if Walton says that you gave .
without explanation
And yet me my calmer a reason told me that him the bill fully drawn and accepted?" COLLINS & CO. HARTFORD
There was evidently a trap for me; so I i .5
there case against me
was a grave ; appear-
most damaging and replied firmly, "Walton could never say C. H. HTJOT ,
ances were
that. It would be proof positive of his guilt.It .
! the crime, of which so strong a proof appar- Established 1826.MANUFACTURERS .
either that I
would be absurd to ,
existed heineous in the extreme
ently was ;
the in his thatI -DEALER IN-
forged signature presence,
one for which had I been guilty, my pres-
ent punishment would not be too severe. I gave him the bill, having previously

acknowledged, in my calmer moments,that forged your name. No one could believe ,
should commit absurd blunder.
that so a aHAERY
Mr. Alford's passion and indignation were
how I I No court of law would entertain the idea aldhwpJ, '
justly aroused. The question was, ,
for moment unless there"were other evi- ,
a ,
could ewer hope to unravel the mystery and L..
dence to show that I was in confederacywith ,
of the
clear myself charge.I
Walton." Groceries, Hardware, z
wrote several times to Mr.: Alford, but "
the letters were invariably returned un Yes, perhaps you are right, said Mr. a :

opened. I loitered about his house, hopingin Alford, musingly.. "You have now reducedthe DRY GOODS, BOOTS AND SHOES, "
question to two issues. Either you
vain to get an opportunity sneaking to
him. Whilst engaged in this project I discovered forged the bill, and by some inexplicablechance Second Street
into 'V alton hands he ,
that Henry Walton was back again. it passed or
This put me on another track. I must see is the guilty party.
I *' the first vie FERNANDINA FLA. Y-
said I.
him and tax him with his base treachery. I Exactly so, sup- ,
found out, too, that he was always with lil- pbsition" the two facts are scarcely reconcil-

ian. An inkling of the truth then dawned able. OFHatchets
what is ? he asked.I .
But now. your story
upon me; I began to see the undercurrent.I .
had been the victim of the vengeful plotof then told Mr. Alford, aplainstraight
rival. I went to about the forward way, the incidents of that Thursday
a lawyer
case my and it all to him. He askedme morning; how Walton had applied to me i STEAM' Axes Picks
explained i [ ] [ ] (MILLl
had carried off SAW {
coolly i if I had any proof. for the money, and how he { { } ,
the bill without attaching his name. .. ,
No I replied "I have none. *v /* *v *s- *
; Mr. Alford listened attentively, and then J AND OTHER EXTRA QUALITY :
"Then, my good sir, said he, "any attempt I
at clearing yourself at present is hope- said: "Supposing your version of the"affair C. H. HUOT, PROPRIETOR, TOOLS FOR FARMS AND PLANTATIONS.Also
less. Anybody would deny it. You must to be correct,you acted very unwisely, .
let matters rest, and think yourself fortun- "I am aware that I did," was my reply ;
"and I have bitterly repented of it." FINE STEEL AND CHEAPER PLOWS .
ate that you are not prosecuted. It wouldgo HAS constantly on hang-- ,
Alford then left the office
Mr. having
hard with you.I to communicate: with me, but be- Of all sizes and prices from $5 to $30. Also, Plowing Machines. ;,
felt sick at heart as I walked out of the promised JLumber by Cargoes.I 51
office. It really seemed as if everything hadI fore he went he admitted that the matterwas Farmers will receive valuable information, catalogues, &c.,

turned against me. Was it possible that an intricate one. Office Second Street. by writing to the makers, .
could obtain any proof? What occurred that day. I learnt after- on : I
41) COLLINS & CO. 212 Water St. New York.
) Suddenly I remembered that I had a con- wards from Mr. Alford. Directly he came ,

,) siderable balance at my banker's, and Mr. into the house he summoned Lilian to his J04
Alford could not touch that. I went there presence. HOUSE-FURNISHING GOODS !
I immediately and drew it out. And then, Lilian," he said gently, I wish you to GUARANTEED TO CURE ALL CASES OF

when I had the money safe, I hastened backto carry your thoughts back to the Thursday kIu1i[ INDIGESTION LOST APPETITE BILIOUSNESS;
J the office of Mr. Milford, the lawyer. I following the Derby.. DYSPEPSIA, SOUR STOMACH FOUL BREATH, i

laid the notes before him, and said eagerly, "I shall never forget that day," she re- We invite your attention. our COSTIVENESS, ENLARGED SPLEEN COLIC, &C.

Would it not be possible to follow up thisgentleman's plied, and despite her attempt to controlherself .J.B.Graves.Editor and jour J. R.Johnson M, D.. of Abbeville. Miss.;, Ac* H
Memphis Tenn. Bays: I received apackage of ii.1882. says: I am a graduate Georgia Medical
movements since the twenty- the tears coursed down her cheeks. Liver Medicine, and have used about half of it. It College,and have practiced thirty-five years. I use
fifth of May ? I am ready to pay for it, Mr. "Do you remember seeing Henry Waltonat Crockery 1 Glassware, works like a charm.I want no better Liver Regulator ;Liver medicine In my practice. It is not only a good x
Millford till breakfast?" and certainly no more of Zeilin'a mixture. Medicine,but it is a sovereign remedy for flux.
my resources are completely '' Rev.J.8.Beasley,of Summerton,
Rev.E.A.Hufflns Franklin
exhausted." Yes, perfectly well. I Aug'82,says: Its the best medicine 8 C.,Jan.'82 says: I have used ZeU-
He looked at me for some few minutes Where did he go to afterward?" I and offer our Goods in these lines as low as I have ever taken In my life. It LIVERBar. 1 't1oDagreatdealbattlnd r

and then said: "It does indeed seem a hardcase. "He spoke to Philip Fairlie, and then I the lowest. Chamber Toilet Sets of another is caring package.me of Dyspep Most ta.have Send it.me '"..: ,' e.. ,-' ,' .>, your iDltseffectontbefl'stem.Tbebest.Bey. medicine altogether superior.

But I really cannot hold out much went into his private room with him." I J. 1. TJrtttaln, of Blountsville, Dr. 8. Mansfield Wholesale Druggist.Memphis
hope of success. If, however, you persist, You did not see him again that morning very latest designs; beautiful Tea Sets, Ala..March 2,says: I suffered with Tenn.,says Have sold It 80 years!: my predecessor ,;
torpid liver and costiveness and your BOld it many years before me.That this medicine is a
I will carry out your instructions, for I be- ? Dinner Sets, Lamps, etc., etc. Tin "" medicine cared me.My wife has used it good ODe no one can deny:and that it is the true and. 1
lieve you have been the victim of the most "Yes, I saw him as he left Philip Fairlie's ; with admirable effect for stck-headacb genuine'Simmons Liver Medicine Done dan gainsay,

diabolical treachery." room." Chamber Sets all colors; WoodenWare Original and Only Genuine. Estat.1810.1 ,

It was something at least, to get the lawyer "You did!" said her father; "then, did of all rinds and Put up in 25c.and 31.packages| r ,
to acknowledge his belief in my inno- you nqtice whether he had anything with ; Housekeeping and bottles by ;
nence : but I was in a state of the most fear- him?" Utensils generally. ?.F.SIMMONS& CO.,ST.LOUI .Mo F

ful suspense during the prosecution of his "He was going along in a great hurry," ,
inquiries. One day he told me that he : replied Lilian; "and he had a small pieceof FRED W. HOYT & CO. -+- '

I thought he had a clue. Mv heart leaped paper in his hand.

within me as I listened. lie explained to You are sure?" said her father. DR. CLARK JOHNSON'SINDIAN

me that he had ascertained that Walton's Quite sure," replied Lilian.He passed

payments on account of bets had amounted close to me, but did not observe me." OQ i wu 111 LB ALB AND iiiiiniii

to !2,000. Next, he had obtained pretty Lilian," said Mr.\ Alford; "Lilianwouldyou H f
strong proof that he had negotiated the bill, like Philip to come back?" BLOOD SYBIL

not in person, but through the agency of an She started and asked, What do you O .
other. And he stated that the case was now mean?" and then she put her arms around P O

pretty evenly balanced. It would beaques- his neck. 9 ."j''-' ,' Q Cures all diseases of the Stomach, Liver, Bowels,
tion Walton and myself which "I mean that we have wronged him bit- H

should be the more worthy of credit by the terly," replied Mr. Alford. Will you try Ha == Kidneys, Skin and Blood. MILLIONS testify to its ,

injured merchant. There was his relationship and make up for the injustice if he re- CD efficacy in healing the. above named diseases, and
to Henry Walton against his years of turns?" I
unlimited confidence in my integrity.If It would be useless to give her answer. pronounce it to be the Best Remedy Known to ltla..e.

it could be proved that Walton had Suffice it to say that I received a letter from ,. A. B. NOTES, wr

been in want of the money whereas I for Mr.\ Alford, requesting me to call.upon him tV

some time had kept a balance at my banker immediately. He shook me warmly by the 3 DEALER iN*- o M* ,-, GUARANTEED TO CURE DYSPEPSIA.Trade .

's, I fancied the scale must incline in -my I hand the moment I entered, and expressed '
favor And I could prove this. Certainly I the deepest regret for the way in which he 00 Mark.Laboratory. '

there was a missing link in my evidence; i had treated me; but I knew that he had Family Supplies ll AGENTS ,"ANTED.-eJu
but that was destined to be supplied by i very strong grounds for the opinion whichhe ,

some one whom I had never thought of as took respecting the bill, and I only felt 77 West Third St.. New York City. Druggists sell it.

being able to help me in forging the chain of i too grateful that the mystery was cleared up, HEAVY GROCERIES, .
proofs. and my pleasure was redoubled when I ; f
: 20th
CEDARTOWN GA. June ,1881.
After due consideration Mr. Milford determined i found that the missing link had been supplied ; ,
trial of
sick with Fever and a short your
to call upon Mr. Alford at his of I by Lilian. Dr. Clark Johnsvn:-My'children were ,

fice. The merchant received him with some !, In consequence of this trial I have made ?H Hay and Grain, GOII Indian Blood Syrup completely cured them. RUDIE CANTLER.

surprise, and \yhen he heard the object of one resolution, and that is, I will never, put Q. CD 46 5 .5
his visit heat first peremptorily declined to : my name to a bill again as long as I live. I

have anything to say to him. But the lawyer I What became of Walton we never knew. .. SHIP STORES,- t 8 IDO'W'S America Ahead .

was not to be so easily put off; and by He heard of the discovery that had been Z

dint of a little perseverance,he succeeded in made, and very prudently decamped, but = JAMAICA GINGER CORDIALS

materially i influencing Mr. Alford's judg- Mr Alford did not intend to prosecute his Furniture, y R D
ment. The result was that he agreed to nephew. G -

meet me the next morning at the lawyer's Three months after the forgery had been Stoves, NOT AN ALCOHOLIC EXTRACT,

office. cleared up I led Lilian Alford to the altar, I but contains all the medicinal proper- .
This was a great step gained ; but I felt where we shared conjointly the blessing of I .' Paints w. I: ties of the finest Jamaica Ginger Root.' It o
very nervous respecting the proposed meet- the kindhearted merchant; and on the I A is very pleasant to take, and 5 ua

ing. What if this missing link of evidence same day I received my deed of]partnership'in O Crockery, : y z '-
should be insisted on? How could I convince the firm of Alford, Fairlie &Co. 00 CD'w CURES INDIGESTION, HEADACHE,
any one that Walton had applied tome Hardware, N COLDS, CHILLS, CRAMP COLIC, .
and that he had carried away the bill?
This thought sometimes depressed me so How IT WAS DONE.How do you man- < DIARRHCEA, DYSENTERY, =:::: ,6 0 ODS ,.
lunch that I almost of age," said a lady to her friend ", to appearso Willow-Ware. P
righting -
despaired ever
confronted happy and good natured all the time?" PAINS in the Stomach and Bowels, P 0 01 J
myself. Even if they me = ,
W :'
with my rival, I could but charge him with "I always, have Parker's Ginger Tonic and MALARIA and stimulat-
was the "and thus easily : 'i j jM by warming FOR SALE BY LEADING DEALERS '
the crime, and he, of course,would deny it; handy, reply O -. ing the Stomach and Bowels into a healthy ALL
in health.
and then how would the matter be decided keep myself and family good ? IT'TRY TTlV '
action. Sold by 4.SK FOR IT! BUY !* .
between us? However, as the time approached When"I am well I always feel good natured O-;.,.. ,..* P PALMER BRO'S, '.. ...... .

I summoned up my courage and a :. -P Centre Street, Fernandina, Fla. To Kent. .' :,, '...'. .
resolved to keep my head clear. I wouldnot Stores.
The known Sanhprn's
property as ; .
throw away a chance-perhaps my last BEWARE OF IMITATIONS.-The delicate odor O Hrj 4W'Also, Agents for DOWS JAMAICA, for; to .
of Flo 'cston Cologne is entirely novel Look FriiL GINGER ALE the only Ginger Ale made Apply' A.- B.,NOTES.:

one.I office was the first to arrive at Mr. Milford's each for signature bottle. of Hiscox & Co., N. Y., on < Prices B Low as 1 th hL; Lot B without pepper., 22 Fernandina, July 15-tf. ;

where I waited somewhat impatient- I '


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:A 'l'J' _, THE FLORIDA l MIRROR : MARCH 31. u

Hi y yr -
TnE'FLoRIDA1\fIRRoR.o tions of an oppressive tariff'which operates TAXING MORTGAGES cent stone residence suited to the location, THE FLORIDA CANAL
; against them in two ways: diminish their We do not think the Floridian makes its whose pinnacles and lofty towers will againbe To the Editor of the Mirror :

'-H' MARCH 81 188S. foreign market and to increase the cost of position much clearer in reference to the tax seen above the majestic oaks, outlined Now that
SA TURDA, charters have been granted,both j
living. As there are more farmers than on mortgages. against the dark blue sky. and give a new
I by the National Government and the Statesof

,.J IMPORTANT. TO FERNANDINA. there are operatives in manufactories, it is Where an existing law provides for the interest and a new'history to old Dungeness.We Georgia and Florida, to the advocates of

., The Legislature of Florida, at its late'session pretty.certain to result in a gain to the De taxation of a designated kind of security, append a more particular notice of this great work (by far the greatest as wellas

1 ,; '. : t passed several acts of incorporation, mocracy. and.a repealing and amendatory law strikes some points of interest at Dungeness written simplest and least expensive ever undertaken -

,r The leaders waved the bloody out that class from the enumeration of articles several since when the old ruins were
.p which, if carried into effect,*will be of very, : years for a similar object by either Govern-
r Fernandina. The first in shirt for several successive elections. They subject to ''taxation;. we think the inference I standing, which was written by a corre- ment
: great value to ( or private incorporators), it may not
,1., the ruin manufactures" in the which spondent of the Brunswick
Steamship Company waved to is irresistible that the tax Appeal: be
order was the European uninteresting or uninstructive to review
1 J of trans-Atlantic steamI last Presidential campaign. They will be had been previouslytimposed is no longer We gazed on the venerable mansion (Dun-
r, for a some of the extraordinary results likely to
: ,1)* i troubled to find to frighten the enacted. geness) with awe the more solemn because
Britain and the a new cry
,/ t .' between this port, Great now a tenantless ruin. Our accomplishedhost ensue from the fulfillment: of the designs of
i I :{ / Continent. Although the depth of water country against the dread evil of Democ- The act of March 3, 1S81, section 31, para and kind cicerone pointed out the apart- the eminent engineers and practical economists

"' ; ;i1 on the bar will not admit the larger class of racy. graph 9, required the assessor to set downin ment i in which Light-Hon-e Harry," of our who have at l length succeeded in obtaining

I', it is quite sufficient to admit of The public mind is now set upon reform, the assessment roll the full value of all revolution, the father of General R. E. Lee, them.
',:," steamers, died in 1818 and then conducted to the
; is the of us
r engaged in the South and the Democratic party party household and kitchen furniture books,,
the class of steamships where his remains A
cemetery are sleeping. In a former communication I have shown
: !
: American trade, vessels drawing 17 feet of reform. The recent elections indicate that watches, silverware, moneys in possession or low tabby wall encloses the ground, whichis
that this viz. the
!,"I: .' loaded and of the tonnage of 1,500 the change in public sentiment shown in at interest, or capital invested in trade, including entered by a rustic cedar gate. The tombis project ( : junction of the
I ,/:- # water overshadowed by a live-oak tree-fit em- Mississippi and the Atlantic by means of a
; connection now existing the fall elections has not lost force or notes, accounts and mortgages.
:- : I tons. The through blem of the living memory of the hero in canal traversing the northern portions of the
.' "' this port and the Pacific via ume. The act of March 5, 1883, section 18, re- the hearts of his .
between countrymen.At
: State of Florida,
debouching at
; ;. : The Boston Herald in an article we re- enacts the section and clause but Marks,
," New Orleans and the Southern Pacific would same that spot stood in April, 1870, the illus- and thence
i ::1:. Pacific Railroad to connect publish, talks very plainly from an inde- leaves out the words and mortgages." trious son, at the tomb of the illustrious continuing its course behind the
enable the Southern father General Robert E. Lee of the islands and through the inlets
", ; and war stretching in
of the insincerity The intent
to omit mort
f pendent standpoint evidently was
: : -.:; with Europe during the between the States: ," at the last resting placeof almost unbroken successions from St. Marksto
4 detention trickiness of the Republican leaders. gages. Colonel Lee the officer .
i without Henry patriotic ..
\ with perfect regularity, New ....
I 4 Orleans), was no new thing. So long
2:, and the brilliant historian of the revolutionary
I;. of storms, ice, or Atlantic The reason of omitting mortgages was,, -
i' on REVOLVERS AND DYNAMITE. The bidding adieu to the ago as 1815 to 1820 Brigadier General Ber-
: war. son
San Francisco evidehtly, that it was a double tax on the
; storms, as the route from invention discovery father s tomb-so soon to find his own This trand, a distinguished engineer officer, who,
,f-j. : Not or proves
every .
""" would be through the semi-tropical regions, old-fashioned same property.A touching scene, so full of filial tendernessand after the fall of the great Napoleon cast his
from this port ; a benefit to mankind. The sells his, property to B, who goes into of historic interest, has been pnt on
r and the route to I fortunes with the
r ,, :j a'i;! and tempestuous flint-lock pistol was not a very available or possession and receives the income of it. A canvas lately by Mr. F. J. Fisher, a Tennessee "young giant of the
would be free from icebergs West mindful of the
artist of noble to great con-
: ,,'' : / dangerous weapon, and its use was mainly retains simply lien the a genius competent
a on a
if the Southern property as
winter storms. Indeed, the task. Mr. Johnson showed us to-day ferred on his native France (and Holland
battle the ),
:i confined to the field of or occa-
for the
of the security future of the
Pacific is to transact any large part payment pur- the position of the artist in making the and
Colt's by utilizing existing creating artificial
/. sional duello. The invention of revolver -
;* :: Pacific coast with,Europe, chase-money. This lien is called a mort -sketch. The picturesque tomb under the

:. "'" Ij i there is no conceivable reason why, has the control over human life into pays broken wall-the fragrant cedar trees-the made for a water line of transportation from
freights shall have reached New Orleans, the hands of the reckless, the criminal and on the full value of the property. A has glimpse of the old ocean beyond, moaning the mouth of the St. Marys river, Ga., to St.

should by rail to New York, a distance parted with his property with the expectation with its continual surf-song, as if grieved at
go Marks Fla. with view of
classes. That murders,suicides a opening pre-
? in to intemperate of some day receiving the purchase- the transitoriness of human life and all
of over 1,700 since cisely the same means of communication
increased the
and accidents have vastly earthly splendor-these are impressionsof
.,i't due east to the port of Fernandina, money, with or without interest, as may be the hour the Atlantic to the
; crossing these ever-ready and fatal instruments of just passed. from Mississippi, commended -
..y a distance of about 600 miles only. Should there agreed upon. The purchase-money may, andas Near the tomb of Light-Horse Harry" is I by Congress to General Gillraore,
:: to the requirements of mischief have come into general use, often happens, never is paid" and A that of the widow of General Nathaniel

:'! this trade grow up traffic of course can be no doubt, while the positive benefits takes the property back. Is there any jus- Greene. Her tomb bears the following inscription and recommended by that distinguished

i 'S such a trans-continental small. : engineer to that august body for their adoption -
derived from the invention
;. depth of are very tice or propriety in taxing A for the face of
r' much larger steamers and a greater The invention or discovery of dynamiteis In Memory of Catharine Miller in his report (see 44th Chap. Ex. Doc.
5' ''. bar will have to be provided his mortgage or lien on the land which he Widow of the Late General
": water on the become of the greatest ( Major No. 22)), viz. : "The best water line of trans-
: '/ likely to a source
has sold and which
: upon the purchaser has Nathaniel Greene, Commander-in-Chief 'of
t \. for. portation from the mouth of the St. Marys
;, uneasiness to civilized society. Bulwer, in the American in the Southern
the Army
I canal across Florida paid tax already? The property is one,
for ship
:." The charter a the in river on the Atlantic coast, through the
charter to his novel of the Coming Race, depicts B holds legal'title, has tlie.usufunct and Department 1783)),
although not .limited by its Who died 2d 1814 58 Okefinokee and the State of Floridato
>l of vril, that instantaneous agent of Sept. ; aged years. swamp
; power the. taxes/ holds lien and
Atlantic outlet, is, nevertheless pays paper She possessed great talents "
_, 'Z, this port as its far its ( the Gulf of Mexico. -
t r! t destruction. Dynamite, even so as ,
condition of our harbors, derives from it income except ,the inter- And exalted virtues.

", in the present between the mouth i use has been developed, has proved a power est, if any is paid,and ought not to be taxed. Near this tomb are those of her daughter, If such an outlet was desirable, and com-
C '. r' the only available port Bul- 4 Mrs. Louisa C. Shaw who died April 24th Government and
hardly less destructive than that which mended itself to our peoplein
The i is"not
of St. subject a new one and the impropriety -
and the harbor
river 1831, aged 44 and her husband, James
of the St. Marys years,
what shall think of
d those
: conceived of. An inconsiderable quanti- early days, we
: of taxing mortgages is generally Shaw who died in 35 also
.: E If the ship canal is undertaken 1820, aged years;
.. .. ;: Augustine. send the stoutest ship to the bottom its merits now when the population of the
:. be deemed necessary to tyjwill admitted as constituting double taxation. that of a revolutionary officer, Charles Jack- ..
.JY: '$" it will, doubtless, which with all its living freight, will demolish the son, a native of Massa'chusetts, who died in "great West" numbers its tens of millions,

;11 &. utilize the only known body of water grandest fabrics of the world, and hurl into 1801. Many persons suppose General Greenewas and its products the mightiest factors in the
,'" : furnish the requisite supply of water interred at this place but such is not the
:I x'1 _, could death and utter anarchy the strongest commerce of this great country run into
', : This favorite resort in the neighborhoodof fact. He died at Mulberry Grove, near
level the Okefinokee Swamp,
', ,:.r. : at the summit governments on earth. Whether as an Savannah! in 1786, and his body was tem- hundreds of millions?

", ;: which is the source of the St. :Marys river. instrument of private or public revenge, it our city is attracting unusual attention porarily deposited in a vault in that city That no rivalry need exist between this

.. :,I: II I "" Unless a tide-water canal can be made which in the hands of this winter, and many inquiries are made as When searched for, in order that the body outlet from the commerce of the Mississippi
:' between the Atlantic places an immense power to its past history. might be removed hither, it could not be
s intervening and the railroads
1 s < the elevation found. Valley numerous alreadyin

..l. and Gulf would require to be in men. The English province of Carolina was existence constructed, is evident
I ::1" of society will soon requiresomestringentlegislation or being
.. The good
to be no founded in 1670, but no settlement was made FILIBUSTERING.The .
i there seems
places 150 feet deep, for the surveillanceand from the fact that the surplus trade alone
t'' I conditions for a south of the Savannah river until the colonyof Economist that
seems mildly surprised
where the necessary would more than render the canal remunera-
:} point control of these mighty elements of evil.
: i canal can be supplied, other than on the Georgia was established by General Ogle- we have not taken the Democratic membersof
ship In Tennessee the sale of pistols has been
,1:, .' :: line of the Gillmore survey making the St. law. thorpe in 1732. Shortly after the founding the Legislature to task for walking out of tive.The British Government,deeply interestedin
forbidden by
';}; ,. outlet.I The Oke- ofSavannah, Oglctborpe made an expedition the House when they found themselves in ahlinority.
"! .'' Marys river the 1 Atlantic Our Legislature has enacted, in Section 11 procuring a cheap food supply for its toil-
: I of the water along the inland waters bordering the coast, The Economist should not be too
the basis supply } ing millions, thus earnestly points out the
finokee Swamp, Revenue Law that "No merchant,
.j-.jI :, ::: of the ,
I and the valley of the Suwanee river, other shall keep for and named the islands and rivers. The hard upon them. According to our recollec- gravity of the situation in an extract from
.I' or person
11'4 route far as Ellaville, where it would storekeeper most southern point was Amelia Island. tion that is an old device much practiced in Parliamentary Blue Book Report : "Not-
r', the as sell bowie-knives or dirk-
>: '':I.i have reached the level of the Suwanee, and sale knives, or without, pistols first, paying a license tax of The island lying to the north on the oppositeside Western Legislatures, and it is so commonin withstanding the building of new railroadsthe

,, ; f: thence to the Gulf at some point west of dollars., This will probably materi- of the entrance to the St. Marys river Congress to break a quorum at will thatit cheap transport agricultural productsfrom

j : fifty was also then given its name as Cumberland hardly attracted our attention. A bare the West does not seem to be sufficiently -
Cedar Ke" but thousands
1 : < ally diminish the sale at home, -
< ;t The third and, perhaps, the most important of circulars are constantly distributed Island. quorum was a very frequent condition of provided for, and, as a matter of
l'! ; ;, At the South end of Cumberland Island should in both houses and
act of incorporation, so far as the immediate the mails offering pistols for sale of affairs, we judge, fact, the Mississippi Valley presents the
,' through ,
: : .: interests of Florida are concerned,is and Some General Oglethorpe erected a fort named we have no doubt the Republicans and In- anomalous: condition of being the richest
size, quality price.
i :; possible
f ,
Atlantic & Mexican Gulf Fort Williams. dependents would all have run out too if in the world in products useful to
: ,1,1rF '" the charter for the legislation should be had to prevent this im- country
; Canal Company called the barge canal project After the revolutionary war the lands placed in a similar position. We do not, man, and yet one of the poorest in proper

f f! f rI} t which is chartered to be constructed portation.The man's lying on Cumberland Island are said to have however, believe in filibustering by any facilities for the distribution of those products
pistol menaces every
:. ". l', :? 1.1'1'It, ,' the line of the Gillmore survey, from the St. life_ and pocket is, in ninety-nine. times_ out of a been given by the State of Georgia to Major party. When the legislative appropriation Of the amount left back unsold and

Marys river via the Okefinokee Swamp and hundred- -, the- instrument- L 01 LO crime. It emboldens General Nathaniel Greene, the successful six-dollars-a-day bill was up, we believe they unused for lack of transportation some was

.l Suwanee river to the Gulf. and suggests crime by the facility of commander of the Southern armies. From all with one consent remained harmonious, applied to inferior purposes,or moulded and, fS
of the weak the
scheme for its use in the hands or an old chart in" our possession it appears ]Independents, Republicans and Democrats. decayed resulting in the enormous loss to fiV
This is a part of the great wicked. It should be suppressed by the _,:

transporting the produce of the West by stern hand of the law, and its possession that he also had a plantation on the Satilla the farmers of over $517,935,40say$518-

c S ; ? barges from the Mississippi river to the Atlantic made, in unlawful hands, criminal in itself. river. General Greene died at Mulberry TARIFF CHANGES. 000,000.
x G coast by the use of such barges as are Grove, near Savannah, in 1786. In 1812 the The following statement embraces some of Again, the New York Chamber of Com-

:t' now employed on the Mississippi river, cuts MR. FLOWER'S DISCOVERY.There British forces with a large naval squadron j the items of more immediate interest .to our merce in one of its reports, speaking of the
;, and al-
t s to be made at the few intervening points most forgotten is an unheeded law of, the neglected United, States occupied) Cumberland. and encamped at 1 people : unmarketed surplus of grain, says : "If

the coasts of Louisiana, Mississippi which : Dungeness.The Iron railway bars, weighing not more only one-third of the five million tons of

ii S t ';, ; ;, along and Alabama, so as to open an inland coast "The says Secretary theSenate and Sergeant-shall widow of General Greene married 1 than tenths twenty-five of a cent per pounds pound.to the yard, seven- surplus grain, which the present channels

'I f :' navigation from Lake Ponchartrain to the at-Arms deduct from of the the House monthly, respectively payment of, each Phineas" Miller, Es'q., who probably erected Steel railway bars, and railway bars madein could not convey to market, had reached the

i mouth of the St. Marys river, where large member or delegate the amount of his salaryfor the old historic castle of Dungeness, and i part of steel, weighing more than twen- seaboard it would have netted $200,000,000more

1x ;a \1 steam transports can load for Europe. each day that he has been absent from who :is buried in the old cemetery there. ty-five ton. pounds(This last to the mentioned yard, seventeen reduction dollarsa is avery and increased :the trade in our At-

I 'I. Such an enterprise accomplished would the Senate; or 'House, respectively assigns as,the unless reason General Lee, Light-Horse Harry," on his important one; during the past year lantic seaports by about $400,000,000."

\ benefit Florida to an immeasurable extent. such for member such absence or delegate the sickness of him- return from the West Indies in 1818, whither ,over one hundred thousand dollars were This is the commerce, or rather portion of

4':' The advantages are too obvious to need self or of some member of his family. he had gone on account of impaired health, paid into the Pensacola custom-house for the commerce, which ere long we may hope
f'Jl into this
f : elaboration. When' ,any member or delegate with- visited Dungeness, and, rapidly declining, duties on of steel rails under imported the former law being port, so see brought to our doors by the Florida
the rate duty
I draws from his seat and does not return died there. His is marked Steamboat and Barge Canal Company
I The position of our own port. would, ofcourse of Congress he shall, grave by a plain $28 per ton.)
the adjournment
I a ,be rendered very important,supplied in fore addition to the sum deducted for each marble slab in the old family cemetery. Iron or steel rails weighing not over which, by reason of its admirable fitness for

A 1 with the immense commerce of the inlandsea day, forfeit a sum equal to the amount The. property afterwards passed into the twenty-five pounds to the$20.16 yard, ninetenthsof ton ironor the trade, and its singular cheapness of con-
cent pound, or per ;
allowed by law for a per of from
of the West by. water, and the northern which would have.been in returning home hands of a nephew of Mr. Phineas Miller, steel flat rails, punched, eight-tenths of a struction (requiring only an outlay

r k terminus of the great trunk lines permeating and his travelling such sum expenses shall be deducted from his; Mr. Phineas Miller Nightingale, by whomit cent per pound. seven to ten million dollars), need fear no
Under the head of iron and manufacturersof rival scheme least of all. an impracticableship
withdrawal is with was ;
the until the civil
+ our State. ________________ compensation unless occupied war. Mr. iron are some ninety or one hundred it would not meet
I Iw of which i while
House Repre- canal
the leave of the Senate or Nightingale was a Southern gentleman of classifications and separate duties fixed for ,

,, r THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONOF sentatives.law" forms sections 40 and 41. of the the old school, of unbounded hospitality and each class. Want of space prevents a men- the requirements of the trade in any thing

1884. Revised This Statutes, a compilation with which unstinted generosity.. His mansion of Dun- tion in full in this number of our paper. like the same economical manner would
The Northern are already discussing Cigars cigarettes and cheroots of all kinds fifty
press every Senator and Representative is supposedto I geness was ever open to visitors and friends, and cent. cost its unfortunate projectors some
issues will be made prominent in the $2.50 per pound, twenty-five per
be familiar.Mr. million dollars (or more.)
whom he entertained: with an elegant hospitality ad valorem; rice, two and one-fourth cents -

next Presidential election. The Republican Flower presented the sergean t-at-arms like a baron of the olden time. per pound; cheese, four cents per J pound ; Of the effect.of the opening of this great rl

E do not how the Democratic of the time he had been fish otherwise than scarcely speak: '
journals see with a statement The lofty walls were visible for many a foreign caught imported highway of waters, one can

'' party can make much of a canvass on the absent looking after his own private busi- in barrels or half barrels, whether fresh, in measured terms Our harbors and neigh-
i long rile at sea and served as a landmarkfor cents
smoked dried, salted or pickled, fifty
5 of obtaining office. The Boston declined receive for it. ) will become and speedily),the
question ness, and to pay the mariner, while, to those passing per one hundred pounds, in barrels one cent boring rivers (

Herald very pertinently says it is just as Our State legislators might with profit emulate along the inland waters of the sound, its per pound; potatoes, fifteen cents per bushel "rendezvous" for a commerce, home and

good an issue as that the Republicans ought this wholesome example, walls seemed to rise from an embowered ; vegetables in their natural state, or in i foreign, reckoned already by hundreds of

+ to retain the offices. salt or brine, ten per cent. ad valorem. I millions. Unlike the decadesmarvelouslyrapid
F- MB. CALL made a vigorous effort in theSena't.e eminence like one of the enchanted castleson Oranges, in boxes of capacity not exceed-
The conditions of the next Presidential attendedthe
cubic feet twentyfivecents as their growth was-which
appropriation for a the shore of Spain. ing two and a ,
election will be very different from those of I It to secure an After per box, etc. ; in bulk, $1.60 per thou- development of Chicago and San Fran-
the close of the number of
but ruled war a
1880. It may be safely said that the carrying i light-house at'Volusia bar was sand; in barrels (flour barrel size), 55 cents cisco, the time required to transform our
l raised out on a point'of order. He character- refugee negroes were either placed or allowed per barrel. Lemons in bulk, $2 per thou- most
of that election by money by assessments of the busiest and
a ;E t ized the general conduct of the Committee thereby the Freedmen's B nreau, and by their sand; in boxes of capacity not exceedingtwo one
upon office-holders will'not be repeated cubic feet 30 cents box in the Union, maybe told almostin
c on Appropriations as being very unfair very carelessness or wilfulness caused its destruc- and a half per prosperous

i after the fashion of 1882. Money unjust, and 'very partial. "I merely wish tion by fire. etc. Lemons and oranges in other packages months, at moat in a few years. Their

z will, no doubt,be raised from men who hold to say," he remarked, ..that this is the fourth 20 per cent ad valorem. Under the new act i wonderful activity and indomitable pluck
The ruins in this tropical clime admitted free of duty heretofore .
will be sub ,time I have made application for this simpleact crumbling bananas are ; surround-
the richest positions, but it -rosa.t from most unpromising
D, ad valorem has built
of 10 cent. up
of justice, and none but those who are were-soon covered with creeping vines, and a duty per
A will be brought to bear wonderful cities and a vast trade in
5 strong pressure on the committee or their friends can obtain grew more beautiful and picturesque as theyeai'srolled been assessed. ings two

upon the manufacturers and capitalists of such appropriations.:! thirty years; but in our case a commerce,

# the North to furnish funds to prevent the : on. The Queen met with a slight accident from such as they never dreamed of already involving -

election of a Democratic President. They WK note in looking over the proceedingsof The property a few years since was pur- I a fall on the stairways of the Palace Con- the outlay of millions upon millions

the House Representatives that the chased by General W. G. M. Davis, who siderable anxiety was at first manifested, but
vrttTbe appealed to on the score of self-pres' touch of wand, and
waits but the Prospero's
i at the latest advices no consequenceswere
It to its Mr.
when transferred owner
t ervation, and they will be urged to give Committee on Commerce, did, finally, in again anticipated. The interest felt by all the ,removal of the trifling impedimentswhich
to them,
the bill was recommitted put of Pa., by whom the
Carnegie, classes of in the accident was intense, of
themselves and to influence their operatives. for our bar. Even that little might people now stand between the junction
: $25,000 old ruins have been taken down and unbounded of
and showed the popularity
': On the other hand, the farmers of the have done something to prevent injury had the Mississippi and the Atlantic, and to
: preparations been made to erect a magnifi- the Queen among her subjects.
the bill
West have become restive under the exac passed.


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pour its enriching flood over this whole .Bush-"The Gardener's Favorite-are also :aN: 'Gr-'S :.;-i<
section. 'noticeable among the full-page illustrations. -,'1"1' '
Especially,interesting are the illustrated accounts ;
The nature of these impediments were of the famous Jones collection Curiosity Variety StoreOffers

rightly estimated and pointed out by General London, and of".A,Wood-Carver's Home," J. & T. KYDD -
Grant when urging this work on the ,the exquisitely decorated house of Mr.Benn a large and carefully selected .
Pitman at Cincinnati. There are also valu-
attention of Congress "as 'utterly insignificant Arthur Penn Corner of Centre and Third Streets. '
able articles on book cases(by ), STOCK OF HOSIERY .
nature having already furnished the china painting (by Miss Mclaughlin), the :
greater part of.the way, the remainder offer- Leland Art School at Philadelphia, flower For Gentlemen, LadieS-and Children. :
painting, portrait drapery, porti re embroid- .:.. .
not the slightest difficulty to the skill ofengineers.
ing eries, fancy ball costumes, dining-rooms and :E3ANDXEEQE3JEFS: : TTRINGGOODF-\
other practical topics. French paintings in .
As a matter of fact, not more than thirty New York are discussed editorially; "My Silk, Linenand Cotton.

miles of cutting or easy dredging, in small Note Book" is full, as usual, of pungent Gloves, Neckties; Ribbons, .- :; -

sections and at long intervals, are to be paragraphs well maintains, and in the every high respect standard this which number Laces, Towels. Napkins; Now in Stock and arriving by every Steamer for all Departments, ,.i"''':' '

found between St. Marks and New Orleans, The Art Amateur has set for itself. Price, 35 Dress Lining, Buttons,

route while from is already the Atlantic opened to the by Okefinokee the deep and the cents;, 23$4 Union a year.Square Montague, New York.Marks, publisher and Notions Generally.A !IIW: hin l* &mDricl, PUC&lll, i1kl, bUDI, unUngl/ :, {

of the St. river new ;
at '
waters Marys
tranquil THE DEATH OF GEN. HENRY C. TIES just received and marked low. AND NOVELTIES IN DRESS GOODS.OUR ,..i.,
present traversed by steamers and ships ..
;" J:
drawing from 17 to 18 feet of water. WAYNE. Our Stock of COESETS: is Very Superior 4
The Savannah News announces the death in ; ;
future date I purpose to institute a CLOTHING DEPARTMENT
At a :
that city of Gen. Henry C. Wayne, on i'- In PICTURE FRAMES, BRACK- ./ ,
comparison between the prospects of our Thursday evening. General Wayne was the TOILET SETS -
ETS, VASES, we offer a '" ,
canal, the Welland, and the Erie, to consider son of the late Justice James M. Wayne, of I fine variety; Is now.complete in MEN'S, YOUTHS: and BOYS, ,- .
first has done for the trade of the Supreme Court of the United States. He '
Chicago what and the lakes, and the latter for was a graduate of West Point old and a distin- FLORIDA AID SEM1 TROPICAL CURIOSITIES The Styles, from Low-Priced to Fine Goods., ,,. .. +
guished officer of the army, having 'i' .
New York, with a resultjwhich, I think, served on the staff of General Scott during A SPECIALTY., ,
the late he ... new Stock Just received and ":..
be happily expressed in the words of ,the Mexican war. During war Boots and Shoes.
may General of the *Orders from the Country Solicited.* .. '
the Italian adage: Qui aka bene non ,imuova was the Adjutant at VERY LOW PRICES. ;\
State of Georgia. General Wayne was a ;- ': '
f' ALEX CURTIS. scholarly and accomplished gentleman, XING; VR ,, ,.'
St. Marys, Ga., March, 1883.: noted for his kindness and urbanity, and '. 'and :: A large and well-assorted Stock .:.,- ,
'j his death is a loss to Savannah and to 17 tf Cor. Centre Fourth Sts. for MEN, YOUTHS and BOYS, SPRING I HATS ," L ,.

FROM THE GULP TO THE AT Georgia. -", .' .


project for facilitating transportation NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. WEEKS AFTER 'DATE'I WILL
An important SIX the
to the Judge of County Courtin
which has been under consideration -
us, save
and the of Nassau. Fla. for
for county ,
another, for fifty
I in one form or fully RIKART & DAUPHIN, trouble time and .
years, is now likely to actually carriedout. letters of administration on the estate of expense. _"

It is that of digging a canal across the AND AMERICANRESTAURANT Nelson Parker, deceased.F. C. SUHRER. Z&- We are Agents for DEVLIN & CO..' leading Clothiers of .: -'.

Florida peninsula, so as to join the Atlantic FRENCH Fernandina, Fla., March 17, 1883-4t. New York. Suits made to order, from $16.00 upward. Orders by mail ,-
and the Gulf of Mexico.
Two different methods of accomplishingthe receive prompt and careful attention. Special orders will be filled by our ': ,1';

have been advocated. The first is resident New York buyer. -,,';
object Foot of Centre Street, near Depot, SEA ISLAND ROUTE. ,
known as the Florida Ship Canal, to be run ; :."
j from the Suwanee River to the St. John's, FERNANDINA, FLA.
-- : :
: and to form a waterway wide enough and ;
deep enough for the passage of ships with Sf Meals at all hours. Board by 14 the THE STEAMER I-DDew

full cargoes from the Gulf across the penin- week or month. .
sula. The second plan is for a barge canal
merely; and this would be less difficult of PROCLAMATION.MAYOR'S ,
execution, and would involve a far less cost.
Between New Orleans and the Gulf coast OFFICE, j}
of Florida, there is a series of inlets and i FERNANDINA, FLA., March 15, 1883. j l
which :Mississippi river bar- F. W. MUMBY. J. N. C. STOCKTON. R. D. KNIGHT.
ges can be towed,and if a waterway through of Fer-
electors of the City
Jl qualified .
Florida was opened they could continue nandindina, that the annual election for CITY OF BRID ETONWILL .

their their cargoes way to the could Atlantic be shipped coast, from directly which to city officers for said city will be held on leave Fernandina for Savannah .

Europe. The great swamps of that State, itI MONDAY, APRIL 2, 188S, Wednesday, Friday and Monday The largest stock at wholesale and retail in the Southern States.
is contended, furnish a water level which at 5 p. m., arriving at the latter place
renders a canal easily practicable. The the- between the hours of 8 o'clock a. m. and the following morning. CROCKERY CHINA AND GLASSWARE.Lamps .
I ory is that they can be connected at comparatively sunset of said day. The polling places are Returning, will leave Savannah for Fer- ,
small expense, and thus be madeto as follows, viz.: nandina on Tuesday. Thursday and Satur- Chandeliers and General Kerosene Fixtures, House-Furnishing Goods, Wood and
form a continuous waterway suitable for Precinct No. 1, Mayor's Office,Third street. day, at 4 p. m. Willow-Ware, Stone and Tin-Ware, Bird Cages, etc. ,
II barge transportation from St. Mark's on the SOLE STATE AGENTS FOR THE :MONITOR OIL STOVES.
Precinct No. 2, C. Westburg's Store,Old Fare to Savannah, $ 6.00
f| Gulf to St. Mary's on the Atlantic.the Town. To Savannah and Return, 10.00 Dinner Sets, $15 to $75; Tea Sets, $4 to $35; Chamber Sets, $3 25 to $25; Parlor Lamps.
1 If In fine, the project is to bring barges $125 to $15; Library Lamps, $3 75 to $9; Hall Lamps, $150 to $8. Table Cutlery, Plated
of the Mississippi and its tributaries to an And the following officers of the city will tickets sold to New York, Philadelphia i
Through Ware, Tea Trays,Coffee Urns, Pots, etc. Special inducements to the trade; also to Hotels,
I Atlantic port at the mouth of the St. Mary'sRiver then and there be chosen by a vote of a Boston, and Baltimore. Restaurants Bars, etc. MUMBY, STOCKTON & KNIGHT,
I with the Georgia town of the same majority of the votes given at said election, For tickets and state-rooms, apply at the 48 No. 13 West Bay Street, JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
name on the north, and the Florida city of viz. : Company's office, foot of Centre Street.
Fernandina on the south. Here is a good A Mayor. J. A. MERCIER, t
and safe harbor, capable of improvement, so A City Clerk and Treasurer, General Passenger Agent.J. S. B. HUBBARD & CO. F
I that it shall always be deep enough for A City Marshal, N. HARRIMAN, Manager. t
I vessels of the heaviest draught. An Assessor .
This route and this particular canal were A Tax-Collector, J.'" JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,
I strongly favored by Gen. GILLMORE in a report For the term of one year. Also NEW
to Congress on the subject made in 1880 Four ((4)) Aldermen for the term of two "THOLESALE >
I Such an unbroken channel of communication years. HOTEL Hardware, Stoves, Doors, Sash, Blinds, Paints, Oils,
would make St. the TOURIST ,
he showed, Mary's All persons who are registered voters of
maritime terminus of 30,000 miles of rivers the city, residing within the corporate limitsof FERN,AND IN A, FJ A., 0SF PUMPS\ LEAD AND IRON PIPE, SUGAR MILLS, RUBBER AND LEATHEIV

and waterways, teeming with a commerce the same, are. entitled to vote at said elec- is now open to the public. New and neatly BELTING, STEAM AND GAS FITTING, PLUMBING AND TINSMITHING.
which was recently valued at five hundred tion. furnished, located in the most delightfulpart JZ59HAZARD'S POWDER, BARBED FENCE WIRE. 42-tjanl
millions anually. Given under my hand and eth corporL. of the island. Large and sunny rooms.A .
The cost of the whole work, according to [ s.j] ate seal of the city, this 15th day good home for parties wishing to stop a
the estimates, would not exceed ten millionsof few weeks months in the South
dollars and probably would not be more
A. HALEY, Mayor.R. Terms-$2 per day; $8 to $10 per week.
than seven millions, whereas the ship canal L. DENEFIELD, :Marshal. W. W. CLAY, Manager.The .
would involve of at
proposed an expenditure
least fifty millions,the requirements of width splendid Strathmore Hotel, STEAMSHIP LINE !
and depth in a barge canal, of course, being NOTICE. on the finest beach in the world, will be
much less than in the other. The barge
fine for the accommodationof
canal has another great merit besides comparative I
beach parties under the same manage-
cheapness. Its projectors ask nothing persons as inspectors of election for
from the General Government, whereasthe Precinct No.1, polling place at Mayor's ment. 10
ship canal "could scarcely] be carried office Third street, said election to beheld FLORIDA AND NEW YORK.

through without frequent and large raids on on Monday\ April, 1883:, W. H. LeCain, BOOKS AND STATIONERY.
the Treasury.The G.Stark and John Gordon.
advantages of enabling the Mississippi Also for Precinct No. 2, Old Town, polling
barges to be towed directly to an Atlantic place at C. J. Westburg's store : C. J. IIORACE DREW
Westburg, T. A.Acosta and Romeo Denegal.C. .
would be The
port many. very dangerous T>ooltsellcr, Stationer, .' i!,"
navigation through'the Florida reefs wouldbe A. HALEY Mayor..
avoided. The loss of property because of Fernandina, Fla., March 17,1883. -*-' Printer and Binder..
wrecks along the Florida coast amounts to
millions annually. A saving of probably ;
TO LET. School Books and
Orange WrapsNOW
twenty-five per cent would be made in insurance .
on account of the new and safer COMMODIOUSDWELLING A SPECIALITY.
method of communication. The money sav- A _--- rt ,,
ing effected, it is anticipated, would be sufficient fJ&j'- Liberal discounts to Teachers and Y n
to pay tolls great enough to make the Trade. Special prices and Catalogue free on
enterprise moderately profitable, and yet Corner Escambia and Fourth streets. Pos- application.
leave a handsome remainder for the shippers.Of session can be given April 1st. 59 W. BAY STREET,
course the railways which now carry Inquire of G. STARK. JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
products of the Mississippi valley are natural .Fernandina, Fla., March 18, 1883: 1
enemies of the canal projects, as they are of
all water transportation, and the success of
this work, if it was half as great as its advo- TO THE PUBLIC. -THE FINE STEAMSHIPS- .
cates anticipate, would be especially dam-
aging to them. But the Southern and Western CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, 1,080 TONS.
producer would be a substantial gaineron
1,542 TONS.
account of it. Competition between land STATE OF TEXAS,
and water transportation would be increased, The success which we have attained in the introduction of and the would benefit thereby 1 '.
shipper ._ TONS.
The Legislatures of both Florida and
Georgia have lately passed charters empowering Virgin Brand Baking Powder
the construction of this barge canal,
and it is now probable that the work will be .

carried private to completion capital. If by it private is accomplished enterpriseand itwill has by far exceeded our expectations; and now that we are entering upon''the third yearof ONLY DIRECT LINE TO NEW YORK.

doubtless be of enormous advantage to its sale, we see before us a bright future and an.increased demand for this,
the region contiguous to the canal, at whose
eastern terminus a great Atlantic port will
probably be built up. The whole country, ONE OF OtJR SPECIALTIES. '
too, must profit by an important increase of of the above STEAMERS will sail from FERNANDINA FOR NEW YORK
I the facilities for bringing the products of the ONE THURSDAY AFTERNOON, on arrival of afternoon trains from Jack-

West to the Atlantic coast: for shipment. To dwell upon its merits would be unnecessary on our part,. for those who have sonville, Cedar Key, and Peninsular! Railroad. '

I The Florida Barge Canal is therefore avery once used the Virgin Brand speak of its superior quality:in' the highest terms. This Line, having no Transfers between Fernandina and New
interesting and TO SHIPPERS OF
significant enterprise. York, offers the BEST AND QUICKEST TRANSPORTATION
I We are the originators of the VIRGIN BRAND BAKING POWDER, and FRUITS, VEGETABLES, and others.

iii "THE ART AMATEUR." from the commencement of its introduction we have held it to one standard, and that The traveling public are offered the advantages of a DIRECT LINE and UNSUR-

I The Art Amateur for April contains working THE BEST. To this standard quality we shall continue to keep it. A Teaspoonful PASSED ACCOMMODATIONS TO FLORIDA. WITHOUT CHANGE; making close
designs of oak leaves for a vase, wild connections at FERNANDINA with FERNANDINA &; JACKSONVILLE RAIL- ,
ill I roses for a dessert plate, and aristolochia of the VIRGIN BRAND suffices for a full ,quart/of weUsif'tedFlour ROAD for JACKSONVILLE, and thence by Steamers to all points on the ST.

! vine for a panel:; a variety of ecclesiastical where at least double,that quantity would be required of inferior brands. JOHNS OCKLAWAHA and INDIAN RIVERS: and with the FLORIDA TRANSITRAILROAD
II' and South Kensington embroidery designs, for ALL STATIONS and GULF PORTS OF FLORIDA; and with the
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v; ?r-d; POPULARIZING REPULICANISM I legislation would become worthless. A GENERAL DIRECTORY.

' : AT THE SOUTH.The I Supreme Court might be packed set aside BAKER COUNTY. Plant.Assesstor of Tares-Thomas Barco, Cotton.

+ State laws as easily1' as to reverse a legal United States Officers.LAND County Judge-R. D. Davis, Sanderson.
Savannah }'News very pertinently.says : tender decision. Bad, as the effects of these Clerk-F. J. Pons, Sanderson. Collecor of Revenue Frederick N. Foy,"

} To popularize Republicanism here is an coupon-killer decisions are, they are not so OFFICE, GAINESVILLE. Sheriff-U. C. Herndon, Sanderson. Ocala.

9 utter impossibility. The very, negroes, ,bad as, the denial of the local selfgovernment Register-L. A. Barnes, Gainesville. derson.Assessor of Taxes-George P. Canova, San- Fort Superintendent of Schools-H. C. Martin r
', : would be. The United States Govern- Rec ivlr7-John F;; Rollins,,Gainesville.Surveyor "
when made to the
they are comprehend Collector Revenue
of B. Smith MONROE
Fleming COUNTY.
General Malachi Martin Talla- ,
ment might swindle its creditors desired ,
r ,
; l character and real purposes of Republican and no power on earth could prevent it. hassee. Sanderson County Judge-Chas. S. Baron, Key West

.. ,! ..> ism,.repudiate it. However, a new party, Holders"'of United States bonds know that if DISTRICT COURT. Olustee.Superintendent of Schools-A. J. W. Cobb, Clerk-Peter T. Knight, Key West

' f" combining in'its creed the best features of the Government were to refuse' to pay them Judge Thomas Settle,-Jacksonville. Sheriff George A. Demerritt, Key West
1 Whiggery whatever commendable in there' would be no' redress. They rely on Marshal-J. H. Durkee, Jacksonville. BRADFORD COUNTY. Assessor" of Taxes-Walter C. Maloney, Jr.
tt Republicanism, might be viewed at, the the financial honor of the Government and Clerk -Philip Walter, Jacksonville.INTERNAL County Judge-J. R. Richard, Providence. Key" est. '
i South, the rand old party" can never the people. So did the purchasers of Vir- Clerk-Henry F. York, Lake Butler. Collector of Revenue Walter C. Maloney
," command respect here. It is associated with : ginia bonds rely on the' honor of Virginiaand REVENUE., Sheriff W. W. Tumblin, Starke. Jr., Key West. *

tyranny, spoliation, persecution and shameless its people. If that honor be forfeited Collector-Den is'Eagan, Jacksonville. Assessor of Taxes-N. C. Wainwright, Lake: Superintendent of Schools-J. V. Harris,Key

,t ., rascality,,and can never be made respect- and,the pledges broken, the Supreme Court COLLECTORS OF CUSTOMS. Butler. West.
1 able. It lives at the North' only by means says there is no redress To,apply remedy: John'W. Howell, Fernandina. Collector of Revenue-Bunberry Haynes, NASSAU COUNTY.

;!: of its allies, whose money sustains it. Let would introduce evils greater than 'the one Edward Hopkins, Jacksonville.John Santa Fe.Superintendent. County Judge-Hinton J. Baker, Fernan-
I Radicalism die and the South may divide, sought to be cured." F. House St. Augustine. of Schools--L. B. Rhodes, dina.
: "r. '.' but the Republican party can'never command The Supreme Court, therefore, is to be Joseph Hirst, Cedar Key. Starke, Clerk-J*A. Edwards, Fernandina.

,, ,; support in this section. When Sum- commended for resisting a great temptation BREVARD COUNTY. Sheriff Peter Cone, Fernandina.

!_ ner, Trumbull, Fessenden and the real great viol tiye of States ,rights. .Redress' must County Judge-James. A. McCrory, City Assessor of Tares-Wm. H. Garland, Fer-
men of Radicalism 'could not 'command come intspme ;other' and more tangible State Officers. Point. nandina.

sympathy: Keifer, RobeSonReed, Kasson, shape."Every decision of the Supreme Courton 1 EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT. Clerk-A. A. Stewart, Titusville. Collector of Revenue Warren F. Scott, Fer-
: Kellogg I and their ilk may readily despair of the rigid line of States rights is a con- 'enllJr-'Vm.. D. Bloxham Tallahassee. Assessor of Taxes-Wallace R. Moses, Geor- nandina.
:' : it. We are not a nation with a big N,' save structive justification of the spirit of the Lieutenant-Governor-Livingston W. Bethel ,gianna.Collector. Superintendent of Schools-W.A. Mahoney

y for purposes ,of the. common defense,' the Confederate cause, barring secession, and the Key 1Vest.'Secretary of Revenue-A. D. Johnston, Or- Callahan. .
1 : : affair at Appomattox to th'e' contrary notwithstanding utter condemnation and
of the
; reprobation of State John L. Crawford Tallahassee lando, Orange county.Superintendent ORANGE COUNTY.
e ? x. and the Supreme Court on a : villainies of reconstruction that followedthe of Schools-A. Grady, La County Judge-R. L. '...
; 'a I.. square issue willso, decide, packed as it is war. Every decision of that' kind is Grange. Clerk-J. P. Summerlin, Orlando.
Comptroller D. Barnes Tallahassee. Hughey, Orlando.
'.',; with Republican judges. The negro, if let' roof of the lity.ofthe real: rights of the % A. CLAY COUNTY. Sheriff Thomas W.
w, ..I.Y' : alone will work out'his destiny. He is States in the last citadel of authority, and 7rea.mrer-Henry L'Engle,Tallahassee. Shine, Fort Reid.
Attorney-General-George P. Raney Talla- County Judge-J. T. Copeland, Orange Assessor of Taxes-Jarneb M. Owens
,, relatively better off at the South than is the every opinion of that sort drives another hassee. Park. Reid, Fla.Collector. ,
poor white man in New England. He has nail in the coffin of Thaddeus Stevens, who
',' recovered froni the that Commissioner of-Lands-P. W. White. Clerk-0. A. Buddington, Green Cove of Revenue-Richard H. Marks,.
craze came upon perpetrated'his wicked and unfriendly legis- Tallahassee. Sanford.
w '.::+::;I .' him under the teachings: of, the Republican lation in defiance of and "outside the Con- Springs.SheriffJames
: ;t'? evangelists, and is acquiring a fund of common stitution." Superintendent of Public Instruction. K. W. DeWitt, Green Cove Superintendent of Schools-John T. Beeks.
Fort Reid.
sense. I Tallahassee.AdjutantGeneralJ.E.. Springs. ,
ci ;,I.' A GOOD FOUNDATIoN.-In American house- Yonge, Tallahassee Assessor of Taxes-Wm. Conway, Kingsley. PUTNAM COUNTY.
,"I.1',,:.": WHAT ISSUE ? holds the prevailing complaints are weakness'of'the'stomach BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION. Collector of Rcz'enueWm.' S. Plummer, Judge of Probate-B. Harrison, Palatka.
Commissioner. A. Robinson Tallahassee. Maxville. Clerk
-W. F. Forward, Palatka.
:, ,,'I' What has the Democratic party to fight and its consequences, Superintendent of Schools-M. F. Geiger, Sheriff Thomas Shally.
':'! about in the next Presidential election ?" Indigestion, Nervousness and Rheumatism.Such .
t t.r Clerk-R. C. Long, Tallahassee. Middleburg. Assessor-S. E. Timmons.
sufferers can lay a good foundation forhealth
;, asks the New York Tribune. This is
: a question Special Agent-Columbus Drew Astor Collector
? COLUMBIA of Rezenue-Joseph Price.
by using Parker's Ginger Tonic, as it COUNTY.
;t that might be answered in the Yankee Building, Jacksonville.
.. a fashion, by asking another What has the tones up the stomach and nerves, and keeps County Judge-W, M. Ives, Jr., Lake City. Strickland.Superintendent of Public Schools-J. W.
the kidneys active to off the foul mat- SUPREME COURT. Clerk-John Vinzant Jr. Lake
t,; Republican party to fight for in the next carry City.
," \ Presidential election ? According to the ter.-N.: 0. Picayune. Chief Justice-E. :M. Randall,Jacksonville. Sheriff-J. W. Perry, Lake City. TAYLOR COUNTY.

: ..r,,' claims of its organs it has settled pretty Associate Justice-J. Westcott,jr.,Tallahas- Assessor of Taxes-L.W.Rivers, Lake City. County Judge-W. H. Parker, Perry.
I '" much all the important issues before the AN IMPOSSIBILITy.-Deserving articles are see.Associate Collector of Taxes-J. L. Parish, Lake City. Sheriff Thomas Osteen, Perry.
:." country. The Chinese are forbidden to come always appreciated. The exceptional clean- Justice-R. B. Van Valkenburgh, Superintendent of Schools JuliusPotsdamer, Clerk-John C. Calhoun, Perry.
: and Mormonism is bidden to go. The only liness of Parker's Hair Balsam makes it Jacksonville. Lake City. Superintendent of Schools-T. J. Franklin

',,,' Southern question remaining is how to retain popular. Gray hairs are impossible with its Clerk-C. H. Foster, Tallahassee. DUVAL COUNTY. Perry.

',, the allegiance of the negro voters with- occasional use. CIRCUIT JUDGES. County Judge-William A. McLean, Jack I County Treasurer-D. S. Sutton, Perry.
out doing anything further for their race, sonville. County Suneyor-D. N. Cox, Perry.
sr First Circuit-Augustus E. Maxwell Pen- "
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and how to divide the white citizens with No matter what your ailment is, Brown's sacola. Clerk-Thomas E. Buckman, Jacksonville. Collector of Revenue-J. B. Hardee, Perry..

,_ the bait of the offices. Civil service reform, Iron Bitter will surely benefit you. Second Circuit-David S. Walker, Tallahas- Sheriff Uriah Bowden, Jacksonville. Assessor of Taxes-S. H. Peacock, Perry.
according to the organic view, is put in the see. : Assessor of Taxes-A. J. Prevatt, Jackson- ST. JOHN'S COUNTY.

.'. 4 ,,' 'Wlof final accomplishment by the law FfLA fE'1t': !:.ikr3.af' r---.f'.:.OJY'li Third Circuit E. J. Vann\, Madison. ville.Collector County Judge M. R. Cooper, St. Augus-
., : ; passed by a Republican Congress. Taxationas .- ifSTRtlTEOY L".r O I ; r, Fourth Circuit-James M. Baker, Jackson- of RelenueMoses J. Brown, tine.
j been reduced and the tariff revised by r fJ.fEsclll pf lye Pao yv Jacksonville. Clerk-Bartolo F. Oliveros, St. Augustine.

: the same agency, and there is really nothing ville.Fifth Circuit-James B. Dawkins, Gaines- Superintendent of Schools-Albert J. Rus- Sheriff Ramon Hernandez, St. Augustine-
:', : : of consequence left for the Democrats to .:.S' iCe D' ville. sell Jacksonville. Assessor of Taxes-David L. Dunham, St.
', about. It does not look well : !
,.' fight con- I. U Sixth Circuit-H. L. Mitchell, Tampa. HAMILTON COUNTY. Augustine.
" ,'.- ;:" chides the Tribune, for a set of men to go N Seventh Circuit W. Archer Cocke, Sanford County Judge-Henry J. Stewart Collector of Revenue-Joseph F. Llambias,
N AL Jasper.
; into a Presidential struggle on no other St. Augustine.Superintendent.
Clerk-J. Caldwell
than that want the offices." Jasper.
ground they
__ ol 883. James M. Duncan of Schools-C. F. Perpall,
,. < Court Calendar.FIRST Sheriff Jasper.
;, t Very true but neither does it look well for St.
:! ; Will be moiled FREE to all applicants and to customers Assessor of Taxes-J. R. Hunter Ancrum. Augustine.
'I :;a :. a set of men to go into this struggle on no of last year without It contain a CIRCUIT. SUMTER COUNTY.
about 175 illustrations, prices, accurate Collector of Revenue-W. H. H. McLeod
" : pages ,
than that
other want to .
ground they Fall Term-
t hang
': descriptions and valuable directions for planting Columbia County.Superintendent County Judge-Henry S.Cassidy, Leesburg,
:" ." on to .the offices. If the questions mentioned 1500 varieties of Vegetable and Flower Seeds, Santa Rosa, 2d Monday in October. Clerk-Thomas
Plants Fruit Trees,etc. Invaluable to all, of Schools( -Joshua H. Rob- J. Ivey, Leesburg.
the settled and
;L1 :; by are really Walton, 4th Monday in October.
to Market Gardeners. Send for it erts, Ancrum. Sheriff S. Dyches, Leesburg.
''lt:+;. there remains nothing but rivalry of claims D. M. FERRY & CO DETROIT MICH Holmes, 2d Wednesday after 4th Monday Assessor of Taxes-G. P. Wall, Webster.
'E for the offices, might not the country conclude in October. HERNANDO COUNTY. Collector
,. of Revenue-J. R. G. Hamilton
that a quarter of a century enjoyment BOOTS AND SHOES Washington, 2d Monday after 4th Monday County Judge-W. L. Frierson, Brooks- Sumterville. ,
1 of them by the Republican party is long in October. ville.
Superintendent of Schools-A. C. Clarke
f._ 1 enough, and that fair play requires a change? Jackson, 3d Monday after 4th Monday in Clerk.:..J. C. Law, Brooksville. Sumterville. ,
.j" ';, We do not anticipate any such barrenness P""THE NEW STORE.a .- October. Sheriff J. B. Mickler, Brooksville. SUWANEE COUNTY.
:' .. of issues in the next Presidential contest. Escambia, 1st Monday in December. Assessor of 1axes-Frank E.Saxon, Brooks-
j !:ir :: The proceedings of the late Congress make This act amended section 2 of act of February ville. County Judge-M. M. Blackburn, Live

,''i :JJ! ., it inevitable that the question of a genuine 10, 1879, and does not change the Collector of Revenue-F. M. Townsend, Oak.
1 I revision of the tariff and a real reduction of : W. F. WOOD, Jr., } S'C Spring Term. Brooksville. Clerk-Robert A. Reid, Live Oak.

{ II : 'oO' burdensome taxation will be a controlling THIRD CIRCUIT. Superintendent of Schools-D. H. Thrasher, Sheriff John R. Sessions, Live Oak.
'j: one in the election. Republican leaders Spring Term- Fort Dade. Assessor of Taxes W. H. Sessions, Wei-

,, J i;! '., have shown themselves to be, with very few > j Proprietor, )} EJC Taylor, 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY. born.Collector
; ;1' exceptions the defenders of a system of robbery April. of Revenue-Robert F. Allison,
", : the for the benefit of the County Judge-H. L. Crane, Tampa. Live Oak.
,: J ( of many few. > Cr > Madison, 2d Monday in April.
I Clerk-Wm. C. Brown Superintendent Schools J. 0.
Tampa. of C. Jones
,; : They have made a sham and joggling revision Hamilton, 4th Monday in April.
Sheriff D. Isaac Craft Live Oak.
'" ;i of the tariff, the inadequacy and injustice Suwanee, 1st Monday after 4th Monday Tampa.
i ::4' of which are every day becoming more :H: in April. Assessor of Taxes-S.E. Sparkman, Tampa. VOLUSIA COUNTY.

,d ,! ', evident. To satisfy a public necessity and Columbia, 3d Monday after 4th Monday Collector of Revenue W. F. Burts, Tampa. County Judge-James H. Chandler, Enter-
11 demand for reduction of Superintendent of Schools-W.P. Henderson prise.
; : 1 popular a revenues, in April.Lafayette.
S i 4 1 they have abated taxes upon luxuries, while S 6th Tuesday after 4th Monday Tampa. Clerk-John W. Dickins, Enterprise.

;,' ,- :" leaving the burdens upon the necessities of in April. JEFFERSON. Sheriff-W. A. Cone, Enterprise.
.r t \.' : life and the essentials of business almost un- ANDS Fall Term- County Judge-J. B. Christie, Monticello. Assessor of Taxes-John Anderson, Enter-

i : touched. And so insufficient is this measure Taylor, 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in Sheriff T. B. Simkins, Monticello. prise.
: '11 I' ;.. of relief that it is now nearly certain S October. Clerk-W. C. Bird, Monticello. Collector of Revenue-John B. Jordan, De-
f. '1 \ I ".R that ,the next Congress will be confronted Madison, 2d :Monday in October. Superintendent of Schools-W. R. Taylor, Land.

,l ; i!, with the unchanged problem involved in Hamilton, 4th Monday in October. Monticello. Superintendent of Schools-A. Cranshaw,
:' J ;j" $100,000.000 of surplus revenue. Mr. Blaine T r a: : Suwannee, 1st Monday after 4th Monday County Treasurer-W. M. Girardeau, Mon- Enterprise.
\ 1 ; : once said that No question is settled until in October. ticello. WAKULLA COUNTY.
\\1 ', t, n" it is settled ri Will Collector of Revenue-Joseph Palmer Mon- County Judge-W. A. Giles Crawfordville.
,\,4; t ; htly. any intelligent C> C> Columbia, 3d Monday after 4th Monday ,
,I and candid student of the matter say that October ticello. Sheriff W. H. Walker, Crawfordville.

t jl the tariff question is settled rightly by the Lafayette, Gth Tuesday after 4th Monday Assessor of Taxes-J. P. Grantham, Wau- Clerk-Nat. R. Walker, Crawfordville.

: i'., .. new bill, however passable it may be con- j Fernandina, }j- E] in;, October. keenah. Superintendent of Schools-W. T. Duval,
I :; sidered as a makeshift? If the Democraticparty FOURTH CIRCUIT. LAFAYETTE COUNTY. Crawfordville.

i 1j: !' : has the courage of the convictions & Third. Spring Term- County Judge -W. J. Dixon, New Troy. County Treasurer V?. W. Walker, Craw-
Cor. Centre
: [ )} Sp
1 and leaders like fordville.
ablest most
H; t' its progressive :St. John's, 2d Tuesday in March. Sheriff-Thomas J. Walker, New Troy.
':,,' ,1 :Mr. Hewitt and Mr. Carlisle, and will! face :Clay, 4th Tuesday in March. Clerk-Howell Hawkins, New Troy. Collector of Revenue-W. H. Walker,Craw

\ i111 3! ; this: question in the next Congress in the Bradford, 1st Tuesday in April. Superintendent of Schools J.C.Ramsey,New fordville.
t and conservative favored Assessor of Taxes-C. R. Craw-
popular truly manner : 2d in Troy. Reynolds,
Baker, Tuesday April.
: f,1;k I ;' by the revenue reformers it will have THE NEW STORE. :Nassau, 3d Tuesday in April. County Treasurer-J. M. N. Peacock, New fordville.
I, "to about" in the next Presidential
'v f; enough fight Troy.
f Duval, 1st Tuesday in May.
r : election. The last remnant of the
r Fall Term- Collector of Revenue-Newton Sapp, New STOVES TIN-WARE ETC
.: ,' '. oM !sectional and sentimental questions has REAL ESTATE. ::St. John's 2d Tuesday in September.Clay Troy. ,

". 'f" i disappeared as a living, practical issue. In : 4th Tuesday in September. Assessor of Taxes-A. S.Ackley, New Troy. ,
r ( the economic and administrative questions ,
? ;, THE FLORIDA : in
Bradford, 1st Tuesday October. LEON COUNTY.
!, .. ,J i that press for a right settlement there exist Second
''Baker 2d Tuesday in October. Street, opposite the Post-Office
:;' t. 1:!' ; "the promise and potency'of such a division County Judge-Wm. P. Byrd, Tallahassee ,
: ;. n I ;: of the voters as is created by opposing I IMPROVEMENT CO IPANY.Fernandlnao' Kass u,, d Tuesday in October. Sheriff A. Moseley, Tallahassee. ---
: \' opinions and dif'eringint rests. The era TOWN :Duval, 1st Tuesday' in November. Clerk-C. 'A. Bryan, Tallahassee. -

... i ', 1" of issueless! politics has lasted quite long a : FIFTH\ CIRCUIT. Superintendent of Schools-Henry N.Felkel, -
I' 1 eIH .- Boston Herald. Spring TermSumter Tallahassee.
I ?, : :. '' < I' 3d Monday in March. Treasurer-J. L. Demilly, Tallahassee.

i !I' ... *' < STATES RIGHTS. ; Marion, 4th Monday in :March. Collector of Revenue-C. C. Pearce, Talla- i I!
!' Towns on R. R. Line / Putnam, 3d Tuesday after 4th Monday inMarch. hassee. 1 4
t : : Whatever may be thought of Supreme : I Assessor of Taxes-G.A. Croome, Tallahassee. Y
: I j' i :'J tl Z"'t-'h: I rr
Court decisions since the war no Southern And Cedar Key. ,; MrM
4th after 4th
,. tt; '' can' far t s I Levy, Tuesday Monday in ; j
: : : man so as we are aware, quarrel -' t t i t rr March. ,. "' L1o/Y',COUNTY. .
I, ; with them on the score of violating the extreme : I
5 ;"' l a doctrine of States rights. The Supreme 1ich: 'i: a, 4th Monday after 4th, .Monday inMarch" I I County Judge-W..H. Sebring, Bronson. ; 61H CS _
Olerk'-J.l\1. Barco TJronson. 5'
", + -?' judges who sat on the Republican "
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Fall Term Sheriff J. S. Parker Bronson.
'; side of theElectoral, Commission resorted to Offers to Lessees and Purchasers a large ,
Sumter 1st in October. Assessor Taxes-Louis
r k. '! ultra States rights doctrine in order to count f 8 ;: i J 4 ? / / -* Monday of Appell,
t ., i' :' :Mr. Tilden out and Mr. Hayes in. However number of the most eligible and desirableLots Marion, 3d Monday in October. Collector of Revenue-J. Ira Gore, Cedar
Putnam, 3d in November.
unpleasant that. result mav have been
t to the Democratic it could not be ob- suitable for Business Purposes, or for Levy, 4th Tuesday in November. Superintendent of Schools-J. B. Menden-
j. party, .
t ... ji.,':ions to believers in local self-govern Alachua, 1st Monday after 4th Tuesday in' hall, Bronson. .. .r ,.-" 'r.
r. '
City or Suburban Residences, November. STOVES HEATERS RANGERS. .
ment. In numerous individual'causes MADISON COUNTY. t' !:: '
States rights have been vindicated by the SEVENTH CIRCUIT. County Judge-R. M. Witherspoon, Madi- TIN AND SHEET-IRON WARE '

S "' Supreme bench, and it will take some one UPON EASY :TERMS. Spring Term- son. ROOFING AND GUTTERING,
c i inure familiar with the record than thewrHt'rrto Orange, 4th Monday in January. Sheriff S. M. Hankins, Madison.
{ Volusia, 3d in PUMPS,'DRIVEN WELLS, ETC.
S point out a single Instance from Monday February. Clerk- ohn ru.-Beggs, Madison
the famous Garland case to the Arlington Liberal Discounts on Values' allowed"'io Brevard, 1st Monday in March. ., ; Superintendent of Schools-E. S. Tyner, A large stock .of:.Stoves on.hand. Give mea
i .o i decision: which falsified the cardinal principle Dade, 3d Monday in April.Fall Madison. call, and compare ,,iny prices with those of

of our Government. The latest illus parties engaged' in, manufacturing or indus- Term- County Treasurer-S. S. Smith, Madison. other houses,-here of elsewhere.
tration of the strong States rights bias of the Orange, 2d Monday in August. Collector of Revenue "XL.H. Warring, Mad
court is' found in the decision on the Vir- 'rial enterprises,.\vho will erect on the prop- Volusia, 2d Monday in September. G. F. AVERY,
ginia "Coupon-Killer" case, which however Brevard,4th Monday in September.Dade ison.Assessor: of Taxes-B. D. Wadsworth' Mad
displeasing to the enemies ,of :Mahone erty purchased substantial improvementsfor 2d Monday in November. ison. .'-'', ft' .
and Riddleberger, should rejoice men of the MANATEE COUNTY. : I
South who still uphold the sanctity 'of the residence, or in which to conduct their '

r. t Federative principle of the Republic. It County.Officers., County Judge-Z. Crawford, Manatee. AND BOARDING STABLES.
; i iI may be as charged that the Virginia law re- business. o ALACHUA COUNTT. Clerk-Robert S. Griffith, :Manatee. LIVERY

cited a falsehood in stating thatthe, Commonwealth County Judge-Junius C..Gardner, Gaines- Sheriff A. S. Watson, Pine Level. CARRIAGES AND WAGONSTo
: was flooded with fraudulent INDUCEMENTS ville.- .- Assessor of Taxes-S. J. Tyler, Bradentown and from Steamers and Trains.

'S coupons, but this did not come before the by exemption for a term of years from Clerk-J. A. Carlisle, Gainesville.: Collector. of Revenue-Marion G. Carlton" CONTRACTS FOR HAULING, ETC.
_, ,*"' Supreme Court which simply decided that Sheriff-John W. Turner, Gainesville. Popash'Superintendent.
the law itself did not conflict with the Con- taxation, offered by the several cities and I Assessor of axes-George W. Hawthorne, of Schools-Felix J. Seward, HORSES BUGGIES FOR SALE HARNESS:
'. stitution of the United States. The Baltimore Hawthorne.Collector Pine Level., ,

t American luminously says: on these towns. Apply to :, of Revenue-H.C. Denton, Gaines- MARION COUNTY. CARTS AND WAGONS.

points: If the Supreme Court could annull ; CHAS. W., LEWIS, ville. : :' "County 'Judge-Samuel F."Marshall, Ocala. TERMS CASH

Lti State laws on the ground that the allegations Superintendent of Schools.-W. N. Sheats, Clerk-Robert Bullock, Ocala. -Office and Stable-First Street, near
t on which they rested were false, State 3S-Office cor.Beach & 7th sts., Fernandina. Gainesville. Sheriff A. B. Crutchfield, Ocala. Broom Street Wharf 4 -trFLORIDA


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HOW TO SET A HEN. Are you troubled with such symptoms of NOTICE OF INCORPORATION. DRUGS MEDICINES ETC. CARD '.
to. dyspepsia as belching, tasting of the food, TIME or THE
is right as well as a
There a ''
way .
wrong GIVEN
heart-burn, etc.? Brown's Iron Bitters will IS HEREBY that un-
set a hen to secure a "good hatch." Poor cure you. NOTICE: act of the Legislature of the DR. J. D. PALMER. T. W. PALMER. FLORIDA TRANSIT & PENINSULAR

batching may be due, in some cases, to the State of Florida, entitled "An Act to pro- PALMER BRO'S RAILROADAND

infertility of the eggs, yet most of it is due LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS.CITY vide'a General Law for"the Incorporation of ,
: Railroads and Canals, approved February
either to a restless hen or to her not having : 16th, 1874,the undersigned have formed and '

been properly set. If the eggs become too TAX SALE. organized a company under the name of l' > i R1\iCISTS\ FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE R.R.

dry they are apt early spring, BY ATLANTIC & MEXICAN CANAL .
me by law, I will sell on Monday,
winds if
when high prevail, or set high up COMPANY
in a nesting box and the nest made of dry, April 2, 1883, in front of the courthousedoor '- In Effect January 7th, 188S.
.absorbent material the chicks will be found in the city of Fernandina, Fla.,'within for the purpose of constructing, maintaining
the legal hours of sale the following described and operating a steamboat and barge
dead in the shell, even though they are readyto canal for use in the conveyance of Centre Street, near Depot,
delinquent property, advertised to public
batch. The skin which surrounds the GOING SOUTh
and and pay the city taxes assessed against it for the persons and property from the Florida line,

chicks fast becomes to the dry little parchment-like We prefera year 1882: near: the Okefenokee Swamp; thence in a FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. :Leave Fernandina........................ 8.00 a.m.
clings box for box set tS > southwesterly direction across the State of :Leave Hart's Road....................._ 8.42 a.m. -,
no-bottom floor of a nesting the hen house, righton and Florida by the most direct route to the Gulf, Leave Callahan........................... 9.48 a.m.
medium-sized the ground nest made of well-broken, OWNER. 'LOT. p OI_ and along its shore to the western boundary J ABSOLUTELY PURE Leave Dutton....................... ....10.15 a.m.

:a straw. Where there is of the State; to be constructed within Leave Brandy Branch .........-.....10.30 a.m.
and fresh rye danger the limits of the counties of Nassau Baker Leave Baldwin.................. .
from rats, weasels, dogs, etc., necessitatingmore Alston, John................. 5........... 30 $ 619 ,
Columbia, Hamilton,Suwanee, Madison, La- Leave Maxville.........................11.32 '
nests, the amount of Denefield Sam............. 6 .......... 42 1170
secure proper ,
be secured for the fayette, Taylor, Jefferson, Wakulla, Franklin Leave Highland..........................11.55 a.m.
by Florida Transit R. R. 2-
moisture can fresh sod, about three or eggs four 660 feet of main track, Calhoun, Washington; Walton, Santa DRUGS AND CHEMICALS, Leave Lawtey ............................12.15 p.m.
putting a Rosa and Escambia. The Canal Leave Tem le's.......... .. .
Companywas .. .. .. ..
.. .
in the bottom of each nest-box .. ... ..... 12.30 p.m.a
inches thick, and road-bed.. ........... ... 40 92
the nest it. If fresh andmoist Florida Transit R. R. 7- originally incorporated by the Legislature Standard Patent Medicines Arrive Starke............................12.34 p.m.
.an .making the time it is upon put in it will exhaleall 275 feet side track and of Georgia, under the name of the At- Leave Starke .............................12.56 p.m.
at lantic & Mexican Canal of which Leave Thurston ...... ..... .
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the moisture the eggs need. Two-year- road.bed................... ............ ..... 37 73 Company, 1.06 p.m. ; -
this to be extension. Arrive Waldo......... .. .....
an ............ ,
better setters than ... .... ..... 30 proposes | TOILET 1.30 p.m. z
old hens make yearling Manegault, C. C... ...... 4. 5 67 Fancy Articles (1- '
GEO. F. DREW, Leave Waldo.............................. 1.35 p.m.p.m..
pullets as they are far more constant, seldom Scott, M. C.................... S. of 8 40 4 88
J. J. FINLEY, Leave Gainesville........................ 2.27 ,
deserting their or the Sanborn W. A. of 5 6 26
eggs, young est. GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, Leave Arredondo ........................ 2.43 p.m. ;
brood subsequently,as pullets frequently 27,28,29 1119 07 Of Florida. : Leave Batton............................. 2.57 p.m. '
Williamson C. A.......... 6........... 22 6 87
LAFAYETTE MCLAWS, Leave Archer............................. 3.15 .
HiTJJ5IN 8 EXTRACTS, etc. p.m.p.m. .
Unknown..................... 13......... 1 3 30
II JOSEPH Leave Bronson ........................... 3.50 .
............ ........ 15......... 1 3 30
"Sanders in the Mobile Register gives the JAS. S. BAILEY, Leave Otter Creek....................... 4.27
II p.m.
..................... 16......... 1 3 30
Of g S Especial and careful attention paidto
Georgia. Leave Rosewood........................_ 5.02
following take-off upon the sight-seeing ..................... 25......... 1 5 54 p.m.p.m.. .1
Dated this 10th day of January, A.D.1883. Arrive Cedar ............... .
II Physicians' Prescriptions by Key ...... 5.35 .
..... ,
.tourists who mistake pine-cones for pine- ............ .. 330

and bay trees for orange trees in u ............... ..... 3 So In Circuit Court, Nassau County. an experienced Druggist. GOING NORTH. ,
.apples II .................... 554 .-
Florida: ..................... 4 35 E. E. S. WADDLEJGH, Administratrix of the 3?* :MR. RABB, the :Manager, will sleep Leave Cedar Key........................ 7.25 a.m. '
I Just before us in the car was a party of ..................... 3 30u Estate Winborn A. Sanborn, dec'd, Leave Rosewood.......................... 8.05 a.m.
tourists from the North, and now Mr. Sander .0.................. 4 35 versus over the store, and will respond to all callsat Leave Otter Creek........................ 8.40 a.m. ;

punched us in the ribs to call our attention .c ..................... 4 35 GEORGE COOK and C. J. VAN NOSTRAND, Part- night.: 51 Leave Bronson................. ........... 9.22 a.m.
I towards them. It was evidently, the first II ..................... 4 35 ners as COOK & VAN NOSTRAND. :Leave Archer................'.............. 9.52 a.m.
which had Leave Batton .............................10.09( a.m. ,
point in their journey at they ..................... 4 35 virtue of a final decree issued by the ESTABLISHED:: 1875.
I struck the pines in the day time. We remembered ..................... 4 35 BY Hon. James M. Baker, Judge of the Leave Arredondo .......................10.24 a.m.
II seeing them get aboard the train : ..................... 4 35 Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida, I will Leave Gainesville......................10.50 a.m.
Arrive Waldo............................
at Mobile. ..................... 3 57 sell in front of the Court-House in the 11.40 a.m.
I One could easily see that these tourists u ..................... 3 57 of Fernandina, on the first Monday in April city, DRUGS and MEDICINESHORSEY Leave Waldo ...........1.............. ..12.00 m.
I I were amazed. The tall pines with their II ..................... 435L being the second day of said month, all the Leave Thurston...........................12.24 p.m.p.m..
countless brooms of glittering needles ...... ............ 4 35 title and interest of George Cook andC. Arrive Starke............................12.38 .. .
( .1. right, Leave Starke................................
amazed them, and particularly did they find ..................... 7..2 4 35 J. Van Nostrand, partners as Cook & Van 1.00 p.m.
I .c & CO. Leave Temple's........................... 1.09 '
I grounds for amazement in the everpresentwork ..................... 4 35 Nostrand, in the following described prop- p.m.
Leave _........................... ?
Lawtey t
r{ that had been wrought by the turpentine ..................... 4 35 erty, to-wit: One forty-five horse power tubular p.m. -
ilj gatherer-they couldn't understand it. II ...... ............... 5 40 boiler, with all the fixtures; one upright Leave Highland.......................? 1.55 p.m.
But they were not long in suspense so far as ..................... 4 35 engine and direct acting engine, with Leave Maxville ........................... 2.19 p.m. VIB.
Ji related to the last-named matter, for, as is Li ..................... 4 35 saw frame, two circular 'saws carriage, etc.; :=I PHARMACISTS != Arrive Bald win......... .................. 2.43 p.m
Leave Baldwin ........................... 2.53
usually the case on such occasions, there ..................... 3 30 one butting saw and frame; one edger saw ; p.m. *,
I was a knowing gentleman in the squad who ..................... 4 35 one hog car; ten slat cars-now used in a Leave Brandy Branch.................. 3.15 p.m.
Leave Dutton ............................. x
I clearly understood all there was to understand ..................... 3 30 certain saw mill operated by Cook & Van Centre Street, 3.35 p.m.
I about it, and who was ready and will u ..................... 3 30 Nostrand, at or near the 45 mile-post on the Leave Callahan........................... 4.25 p.m. y
ing to explain to everybody in general, and ..................... 3 30 Florida Transit Railroad, on Section 31, FERNANDINA FLORIDA Leave Hart's Road..................... 5.15 p.m.
to the ladies of his own crowd in particular, ..................... 3 30 I Township 2, South Range 24 East, in the Arrive Fernandina ............... ..... 5.50 p.m.

the entire modus operandi of getting turpentine c ..................... 3 57 i County, Florida ; together with all the belt Trains daily, except Sunday.
and other naval stores from the pine ..................... 6 85 ing, shafting, pulleys and steam pump, and KEEP constantly on hand a fine assort-
tree. Said he: ...................... 4 23 all the machinery used in and about said of FRESH and PURE FOR-

"Yes, ladies, that is where they get the ..................... .... ... 2 34c saw mill. EIGN and DOMESTICDrugs
turpentine. They tap the pine trees by boring ..................... 2........... 115 2 34 PETER CONE. ''''f ;

I a hole with an augur and putting in a ..................... 3........... 115 2 34 Sheriff Nassau County, Florida. and Chemicals
,spite, just as they tap the sugar trees to makeI ..................... 4........... 115 2 34 Fernandina, Fla., March 1, 1883. DIVISION. r
maple sugar up to home. In the spring 41 ..................... 5........... lIt> 2 34 GOING SOUTH.
while the ground is freezing by night and h..................... 6........... 115 2 34 NOTI E.THE Homoeopathic and Patent Medicines,
I thawing by day the sap runs out, just as it u ......... ........... 7........... 115 2 34 FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF THE Leave Waldo Junction................. 1.40 p.m.
does out of the sugar tree; but when it runs ......................8........... 115 2 34 stricken from the registration Proprietary and Fancy Goods. Leave Dixie................................. 2.02 p.m. <
out of the pine it is spirits of turpentine instead II ..................... 19......... 269 5 54 list of the City of Fernandina by the Spe- Leave Hawthorne ................. ..... 2.20 p.m. '
I of sugar water." ..................... 20......... 269 5 54 cial Committee appointed by the Presidentof Leave Lochloosa......................... 2.38 p.m.
Qne of the ladies wanted to know where ..................... 21......... 269 554 the Council, for the purpose of revisingthe FINE TOILET ARTICLES Leave Orange Lake..................... 3.04 p.m. ,
II the rosin came from, and be went on to explain ..................... 23......... 269 5 54 registration list : Leave Anthony Place.................. 3.31 p.m.
I. that when they wanted rosin they ..................... 24......... 269 5 54 PERFUMERY: SOAPS, ETC., Leave Silver Spring..................... 4.00 p.m. "
simply put the spirits of turpentine into a u ...:................. 25......... 269 5 54 Andrews, :May Hanley-Rob't Leave Ocala................................. 4.30 p.m. .
I large kettle and boiled it down till it had ......................1........... 276 2 45 Alston, John Jones, Joseph Leave Lake Weir Station.............: 5.18 p.m.
thickened into rosin boiled Avery, George Johnson, Augustus IN GREAT VARIETY. Arrive Wildwood....................... 5.45 '
just as they ..................... 2........... 276 2 45 p.m. rta
I down the sap of the maple to make sugar. ..................... 3............276 2 45 Baker; Watson Jones, Charles GOING
The explanation gave entire satisfaction.Just .c ..................... 4........... 276 2 45 Bailey, Edward Jerry, A. S. J32 Physicians9 Prescriptions NORTH. qtr}
I at this point a lady, who had extended .. ......................5........... 276 2 45 Clinch, Chatham King, Benj. Leave Wildwood.......... .............. 7,,00a.m.
her gaze to the tops of the trees, called out: ..................... 6............276 2 45 Clark, A. F. Kane, Nathan carefully compounded with pure Leave Lake Weir Station.............. 7.35 a.m.
I 41 Oh, Gran'thcr Grevious just look up ..................... 7........... 276 2 45 Ootman, John Knabb, Charles Drugs, at reasonable prices. Leave Ocala................................. 9.00 a.m. 5e
yonder at the pine-apples !" .....................,8........... 276 2 45 Cook, James Klotz, Julius Leave Silver Spring..................... 9.18 a.m.
I All hands looked up yonder, of course. ...................., ........... 276 2 45 Drummond, Prince Love, Hilliard Leave Anthony Place.................. 9.46 a.m. '
We didn't see the pine-apples, but we saw avery Li ..................... 10......... 276 2 45 Demery, Lewis Love. Sam'l E. RAILROADS. Leave Orange Lake ....................10.13 a.m.
I fair crop of pine cones-from some ..................... 11......... 276 2 45 Ferguson, Edward Lee, William Leave Lochloosa................... .....10.39 a.m. ,
cause or other our eyes were not in exactly Li .....................12......... 276 2 45 Floyd, John Lee, Samuel Leave Hawthorne........................10.57 a.m. k
J the right focus for seeing pine-apples on the ..................... 13......... 276 2 45 Gano, N. L. Lumpkins. Major FLORIDA CENTRAL AND WESTERN Leave Dixie.................................11.15 a.m.,35a.m.. ;;
pine trees. But our tourists saw them in &C ..................... 14......... 276 2 45 Gibson, Dan'l W. Mordica, Edward COMPANY. i Arrive Waldo Junction....... ..........11. -;
great abundance, and their knowing man .....................15......... 276 2 45 Gifford, W. P. Mason Henry -- Trains daily, except Sunday. =.a t
explained all about how they were gathered, ..................... 16..........276 2 45 Hearns, EdwardIilford, Henry JACKSONVILLE, June 25, 1882.
packed and shipped North-it was very interesting ..................... 17......... 276 2 45 Hagans, Perry Payne, Hercules Commencing this date, trains on this
to hear him dilate on the subject. ..................... 18......... 276 2 45 Hunter, Edward Pasco,-Jacob road will run as follows :

Our tourists saw a great many orange Li .....................10......... 276 2 45 Hunt, Fred Robinson, Bart WESTWARD.Accom.
I I groves in the piney woods along the Louis h ..................... ?0......... 276 2 45 Hall, John Robinson, Lewis Mail FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE R: R.
ville & Nashville Railroad, usually around Li ..................... 21..........276 2 45 Hopkins, F. W. Ross, Charles Leave Jacksonville....... 5.15 a m 7.45 p m .
the heads of creeks, or in spouty places. Li ..................... 22......... 276 2 45 Howell, Sam Roche, J. P. Baldwin 6.30am 8.40pm GOING SOUTH.

They knew they were orange groves because ,.................... 23......... 276 2 45 Hicks. Thomas Saxon-Miles Sanderson.......... 8.25am 9.55pm Leave Fernandina......11.35 a.m. 6.15 p.m.
their knowing man told them they were ; c. ..................... 24......... 276 2 45 G. F. AVERY, Lake City...11.00 a m 11.55 p m Leave Hart's Road..12.05 p.m. 6.55 p.m.
and after Mr. Sander had fished a cologne ii ......................25..........276 2 45 PETER WILLIAMS, .' Arrive Live Oak............ 1.15pm 1.15am Arrive Jacksonville.... 1.00 p.m. 8.00 p.m. s;
bottle from the bottom of his satchel, and it .....................26..276. 2 45 WM. LAKE, Ella ville............ 2.30pm 2.30am
had poured a portion of its contents upon. u .....................27..276 2 45 Committee. Madison 3.30pm 3.30am GOING NORTH. ;: '

the floor under his seat, they could distinctlysmell ..................... 28..........276 2 45 Fernandina, Fla., :March 10, 1883: Drifton.............. 5.25pm 5.30am Leave Jacksonville..... 9.00a.m. 3.35p.m.

the "delicious fragrance of orange ...................... 29......... 276 2 45 Monticello 6.00 nm 5.50am Leave Hart's Road...... 9.35 a.m. 4.01 p.m. 1
blossoms" every time the train passed insight Li ..................... 30......... 276 2 45 Professional and Business Cards. Tallahassee......... 7.30pm 7.30am Arrive Fernandina.....10.40a.m. 5.00p.m.
of a "titi headin fact the car was Li ..................... 31......... 276 2 45 Quincy............... 9.30am Trains double daily except Sunday.'I

constantly pervaded with the odor of orange ii ..................... 32......... 276 2 45 Chattahoochee... 10.35am
blossoms.We co ..................... 33..... ... 276 2 45 LOUIS A. C. LANGE, Chatta. River...... 10.55 a m SUNDAY TRAINS.
I tried to "roast" Mr. Sander a little u ..................... 34......... 276 2 45 EASTWARD.Accom. Leave Jacksonville...................... 9.45a.m.
Ii!worried Unknown (Old Town)... 12......... 8 2 65 UPHOLSTERER, Mail. Arrive Fernandina.....................11.10 a.m. g;
I u... 8........... 16 2 52 IAKER, ArriveJacksonville....... 6.45pm 7.30am Leave Fernandina........................5.00 p.m. '
only hope he had for them in the future- ? u... 9............ 16 2 52 Foot of Centre Street, Baldwin............. 5.25pm 6.15am Arrive Jacksonville...................... 6.25 p.m.
I' being Yankees, and possessing the usual "l ... 10......... 16 2 52 FERNANDINA, FLORIDA.. Sanderson ......-.... 3.55 p m 4.50 ami
I I development of Yankee inquisitiveness, they ... 11......... 16 2 52 Furniture repaired in the best manner. Lake City........... 1.20pm 2.40am I ... Ml t
would know all about turpentine, and pineI U &C ...12......... 16 2 51) Hair Mattresses made to order at short Leave Live Oak............11.35 a m 1.15 a m
1 apples, and orange groves long before they h I ... 13 ........ 16 2 52 notice. 36 Ellaville............10.10am 11.55pm
11 had started on the home stretch" never ... 14......... 16 2 52 Madison ............ 9.05 a m 10.50 p m

fear that"PROBABLY u: ... 3........... 19 2 32 JAMES McGIFFIN, Drifton............. 7.30am 9.05pm CONNECTIONS. i'

) u ... 2........... 21 2 32 Monticello ......... 7.00am 8.45pm
II' THE LARGEST FARMER u LI CONTRACTOR -Tallahassee......... 6.00am 7.30pm
... 3........... 21 2 32 AT FERNANDINA, FLA., ,
i IN THE WORLD. ... 4............ 21 2 32 Quincy............. 5.30pm
With New York and Fernandina Steam-
IL ii ... 5........... 21 2 32 Alachua Street, between Second and Third, Arrive Chattahoochee... 4.25 p m *
Iii J Rochester, N. Y. is said ship Line from New York on Tuesday, at 8
Leave Chatt'chee River 4.15
to be the largest farmer in the world. He ii ...6........... 21 2 32 FERNANDINA FLA. p m a.m., 11.35 a.m., or 6.15 ; and for New
If c. ... 8........... 21 2 32 Passenger trains leave Jacksonville at 10
owns more than a improved farms. and estimates from a distance care- York on Thursday, at 10.40 a.m., 500.
r' .... ... 22 a.m., arrives at Baldwin at 10:45 a.m. p.m.,
11! One in Illinois, formerly known as the 4. 2 32 fully attended to. 25-tf or 5.50 .
Sullivan Farm" contains u... 5........... 22 2 32 Returning, leaves Baldwin at 2.45p.m., p.m.With
40,000 Sea Island Route from and
acres to Savan-
in "_ u ... 4........... 23 2 32 W. K. BAUKNIGHT, arrives at Jacksonville at 3:30: p.m., making
' Bother Co. N. Y. 3,500 and
11 Cayuga acres. nah Sunday Wednesday Friday.AT .
Ie close connections with Florida Transit Rail- ,
Farmer Sibley" not however ... 5........... 23 2 32 AGENT,
is typical
I' Bon of the soil, having long been identified ii &C ."'6.......... 23 2 32 WHOLESALE: AND RETAIL road for Gainesville, Ocala, Leesburg and CALLAHAN.To .
|;, wIth. great commercial andworking ... 7........... 23 2 32 Cedar Key.Sleepers and from Savannah and Charleston at
9 enterprises, 1 AND STOCK DEALER
r X harder with his head than with his ... 8........... 23 2 32 BUTCHER ANDDealer on all night trains.CON1fECTIONS.. 7.25 and 9.45 a. m., 7.30 and 4.22 p. m.
; hanc .. Peter Williams (taxes for '
He and for fifteen BALDWIN FLA.
II organized was over ,
the Western 1880)).......................... 10, 11.... 27 10 65 in Ice At Jacksonville Waycross Short Line,
th<: Telegraph years Co.resident and has of also had extensive Union Unknown (taxes for'81.) 7........... 2 3 63 TENNESSEE BEEF A SPECIALTY, with all points North or West; with the To and from Tallahassee at 11.05 a.m. and
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BROOM STREET WHARF, Fernandina & Jacksonville Railroad for 2.43 p.m.
ll 1 railroad interests, especially in the South. J. E. MEDDAUGH, Fernandina and with Steamers for all AT HAWTHORNE,
a He is now the head of of the seed 19-tf FERNANDINA, FLA. ;
one City
| the St. Johns River Savannah .Y
houses points on or To and from Palatka at 10.37 a.m. and 2.20
H in the world. The name of 'Hiram Fernandina, Fla., :March 10, 1883. Charleston.At .
if bibley & Co. is WM. B. C. DURYEE, p.m.
; already a household word in Baldwin with the Florida Transit Rail- AT WILDWOOD.
5 thousands of homes to which their farm Sheriff's Sale.
road for all South Florida Ocklawaha River
', COMMISSION MERCHANT With Line to and from Brooksvilleand
garden Stage
I. and ,
< flower seeds are sent each
year.I and byvirtue of execution GENERAL also
an or Gulf points, without change of cars;
They not only furnish seeds, but also valuable UNDER Tampa daily except Sunday. t
in the Fourth Judicial Circuit in .
for Cedar Key and Steamers to Gulf ports.At
information CENTRE ST., NEAR R. R. DEPOT, With Stage Line to and from Leesburg
as to best methods of growing and for Nassau in suit wherein ; the
County, a Live Oak, by Nos. 5 and 6, with .
;' them. They publish the Farmers' Almanac Philio Goodbread C. C. P. Maho- daily except Sunday.AT
Rodgers, Savannah, Florida & Western Railroad, for
l FLA.
s the southern edition of which con- ney, William B. Hardee, and C. W. Cone, FERNANDINA, Albany or Savannah.At CEDAR KEY, FLA.,
tains prize essays on the culture of southern partners as Philip Goodbread & Company, j Tallahassee with St. Marks Branch With Tampa Steamship Company's Steamers T;
crops; also the Farm Seeds Manual, which are plaintiffs, and the Ereka Palmetto Palm Hay, Corn, OatsO. Railroad on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sat- for Key West, Monday and Thursdayp.m.

gives a rare fund of practical informationupon and Paper Company are defendants, I. have urdays. .; for Tampa and Manatee, Monday and
all farm crops. For these books the, levied upon, and will sell at public auction, At Chattahoochee River with Steamers- Friday.
nominal price of ten cents each is charged, in front of the Court-House in the city of CONTRACTOR Chattahoochee on Sundays, and Evering- With :Morgan's Line Steamships for Key
but they send their Spring, Fall and Implement Fernandina, on Monday, the second day of ham on Thursdays for Apalachicola, and West and Havana, every Saturday 4 p. m.; ,
Catalogues to all applicants. They April, one pair of platform scales and three returning on Tuesdays and Saturdays for for New Orleans every Friday at 4 p. m.
are undoubtedly a good house to deal with. hay presses ; levied upon as the property of MANUFACTURES Columbus, Ga. \ For information respecting routes, rates .
the Eureka Palmetto Palm and Paper COm- DOORS AND WINDOW -FRAMESOF j. s. MCELROY, etc., apply to !

Banish ill health, nervousness, vexation, pany. Terms cash.PETER ALL SIZES. Master of Transportation.W. A. O. MAcDONELL
fretfulness, etc., by using Brown's Iron Bit- CONE, Sheriff. Post Office Box 174. :M. DAVIDSON, en'l Ticket and Pass.Agent.D .
ters.a Fernandina, Fla., March 2, 1833. :;jan4! Fernandina: Fla General Manager. E MAXW t r; ::yen'1 Supt. 21

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i' THE FLORIDA. .MIRROR.P The Beach, Railroad.We Railroad Accident at Callahan. Lucy,Fisher, Wm A Fisher, wife and child. 1: Masonic.

v hope soon to see the work of con- On Sunday'last the Pnllman car "Davy H Adreon, son and daughter, R W White Regular communications of Amelia

.00 A YEAR;' $J.OOFOR: SIX MONTHS struction, of the Beach Railroad: begun. Crockett" which had been here for somedays Young lock Baltimore and wife,; L Charles M Morris J Clarke, T":\1, Carnegie James B No. 47, F. & A. )L, for the year 1883 :Lode

/ i That it will be of very great. advantage to with an excursion party, was taken to Pittsburgh, Pa; Wm Renwick and wife, January 22. July 16.

; .; Reflections. \ our city there can.be no doubt. The beachis Callahan and transferred to the Waycross Davenport, la S H Rhodes, ,C W Osborn, February 19. August 13.

i too large a thing to be dependent upon I road. While being switched into positionon E R Chase, F B Rogers and wife, Mrs\ E C March 19. September 10.
)- Mr. and Mrs. H. G. de Forest, of New Sherman Miss 'M E Cheerer, Miss A M April 16. October 15.
the ordinary means of transit bycarriages.Too : that road the Jacksonville. train came in May 21. November 12.
4. York, are guests at the EgmotetV Cheerer Mrs H.Newell; : Henry Belknap,
6 ,I1. many people ought to enjoy it, and desire and collided'with the' Pullman so severelythat E H Harding Boston ; J B Davenport and June 18. December 10.

t Hon. John A. Henderson, of Tallahassee, : to do so. Ready access by rail j, with the both engines 'were injured and the"Crockett" wife, Miss G Horton, Brooklyn, N Y; Mrs E December 27.
;> was in the city last Monday. C Scranton.Miss: Scranton Mrs'F' P.Gilbert. At 7:30 p. m. Visitingbrethren fraternally
facilities for ,
r carrying large numbers: at cheap badly ,smashed. The Pullmancar invited to attend. *
Mrs B H
-roil Dr. and Mrs. John J. Mason, of Newport, rates is what is needed to develop its Cheeney, Mrs William F
uses has been placed in the Transit Railroad Day, Charles Smith, New Haven. Conn ; J. E. WANDELL, W. M

R. I.,'are at the Egmont. and capacities as a watering-place resort. shops here for repairs. No one was injured.Revtval D G Tunnecliff wife and three children ; C. H. BERG. Secretary._. '

; ";: ;: Dr. and Mrs. G. A. Quimby and son, of The people of the interior feel great inter- Macomb, Ill ; Chas J Tryer, England ; JohnS
.. Schley, S Edel, Savannah ; Dr and Mrs\ Nassau Chapter No. 23, R. A. M., holds its
in the and when make Meetings.
Virginia, are guests at the Egmont. est question,' we can regular vocations
John J Mason, Newport, RI ; B Cameron, Wednesday fol-
;? >s Rev. Charles H. Read, D.D., of Richmond, arrangements suitable to their reception, accommodation Elder A. W. Bartlett, of Indiana, who has Rev C M Beckwith, Atlanta ; J W Brown, lowing each regular communication of Amelia -

t T 1 and wife are visiting the Land of, Flowers.:! and transportation,;; we shall made his home with us, will hold.revival Augusta; Mr and Mrs F N Drake, Corning, Lodge, at 7:30 o'clock sharp.
t:: V V have them in great number seeking our city meetings in the Baptist Church, near the NY; Mrs Townsend Trenton, N J ; B H Transient companions fraternally invited
Mr. James B. Young and wife of Pittsburgh York, W L Harkness, Cleveland ; Dr Geo to attend. W. F. SCOTT, H. P.
q" and sea-beach for health and recreation.t Catholic Convent commencing to-morrow
'f I W. A. JONES
arrived at the Egmont Monday last. t \ Cary, Troy, NY ; G A Browning, Rev C H Secretary.A .
building of the road to the,beach is night Mr. Bartlett is making preparationsto Read, Richmond; Fred W Peck and wife,C

V Mrs. A..F. Palmer and)Ir. A. D. Palmer, like the steps to a,house-the thing neededto have the church building repaired and W Baldwin, Geo W Fuller and wife C W Rare Chance for a Bearing Grove.

eti + of Providence, R. I., have rooms at the Eg- get in. For a family spending the sum- painted, and services will be held there here- Hall, wife and child, Chicago ; John Burns, For Sale-An Orange Grove. 3 miles'front
Mrs Doolittle, Toronto, Canada ; C E Heally Sanford 11 miles from South
,mont. mer here, the cost of carriage hire greatly after regularly every Sunday. and wife, CCC&IRRF M Emanuel, 500 budded trees 8 to 10 Florida old choicestimported R R.;;

i # : ,. The steamship Western Texas sailed Thursday enhances expenses. They want to be ableto Charleston ; Mrs F W Mitchell, Mrs F E fruit; 7 acres years grove. 2 ;acres ..

'r;. ':. evening for New York with forty-eight go out to the sea-beach at'any hour, take Died.In Mitchell, Mrs S V Mitchell, Franklin, Pa ; 9 acres land muck of best quality, garden fine-
.% passengers. Jersey Citron :Monday, March 26, 1883, Miss Terry, Mrs 0 G Terry Conn ; Miss J house, stable, carriage house,packinghousecosting
the children and spend the day, and come
at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. MaryL. Cornith Chicago; Mr and Mrs J H Seager, $2,200. Title perfect. Price, $5,000:
;I ? H. Adreon postmaster at Baltimore with back when they are ready. Michigan ; D S Smith and wife, Jackson. Address B. CHEW
Conant MRS. LOUISE H. LEWIS relict of
r,; + his son and daughter, arrived at the Egmont Much of the livery business will be trans- Mich Mr and Mrs G A Quimby, George T Sanford Orange Co., FJa.
Wm. L. Lewis. Quimby Virginia J S Wilde
; Holyoke,
Tuesday last. ferred to the beach and carriages will be
MRS. LEWIS was the mother of Mr. Chasi Mass ; R W Thatcher and wife, Albany N Strawberries and Vegetables.
Hon. J. W. Dobbin of Iowa nd ColonelW. ready for hire by the hour for drives up and Y W Beatley and wife New Jersey Capt
'W. Lewis, of this city, and at the time of John; ; I Fresh vegetables and strawberries received
down the beach from the railway terminusfor Fitzgerald, steamer City of Bridgeton
J. Shipman, of Florida, were registered ; daily at MRS. FLETCHER'S.
her death had attained the ripe old of
age Wm Douglass and wife L C Chas G
such as desire it. We believe the rail-
::ii at the Egmont Wednesday. will increase the :Business 76 years. Her remains were taken to Shrews- Elliott, Wm C West, C C Collins, Howard Livery Stable at a Bargain.I .

V;,' Work has been renewed on St. Peter's I way largely livery: bury, Mass., her birthplace, for interment., Jones, Mrs McArthur, John T Graves and offer at a bargain my entire establish-
by the increased number of people it will wife Jacksonville Miss
J./1 Episcopal Church and it is now hoped to ; Raymond, Borden- ment in this city, consisting of Carriages
bring. Excursion rates will be made from town, N J; E A Slack, )Merrimack N II; F ,
:: Buggies,Wagons Carts Saddle and
,:. have that beautiful edifice sufficiently fin- i Council Proceedings.A F Adams and wife Mrs C M\ Reed and son, Carriage
all the railroad stations on the lines of railway Horses, Harness, etc.
.. ,:: ished to be occupied in May. Erie, Pa; John A Henderson. Tallahassee ;
I regular meeting of the City Council was Terms of purchase, CASH.
i1 uJ.r and a demand will spring up for increased JV Bushnell. Ocala Mr\ and Mrs W T
i :Mr. T. W. Webster, of Washington, connected I held last Wednesday, and the following ; G. F. AVERY.
t accommodations in the city and at Russell, Florida. ; Mrs Ira De Graff Brick De Office and Stable First Street
: t, with the War Department, and his the beach. members were present: F. C. Suhrer presi- Graff, Winsona. Minn ;' Dr M W Boyd,Ken Street Wharf. ,near Broom 46

,.': wife have been visiting Fernandina. They The Beach Railway will be a great boonto dent, and Aldermen Avery, P. Williams, tucky; A Wyckoff and wife, Elmira, NY ;
E J Ingersoll Des Moines Iowa T W Webster
; For Rent.
had at the D. Williams and McDonald.The .
rooms Egmont. our own city and people, which they will i. and wife, Washington : Roswell A Rob- A desirable dwelling-house.
very Inquireof
,, The festival held at Lyceum Hall on Tuesday appreciate and enjoy. i minutes of the previous meeting were erts, Mrs Roberts, Yonkers, NY; R K JOHN HEDGES,

I'' evening by the ladies of the Presbyterian The Amelia Beach Railway Company is read and approved.Mr. Walker and wife, Darien, Ga ; F W Smith January 19-tf Fernandina, Fla.

r .'' ;. : ," Church, in this city, was well attended, and, composed of some of our most ejnergetic# Avery, chairman of the Committee and Dixon wife, IllIiss;Connecticut Harvey.; Ohio R B;Sprout C C Martin and Nassau Fibre,

r, :' V':: we were glad to learn, proved a financial and public-spirited citizens, and will, no Streets and, Public Improvements, stated and wife. Parkersburgh, W Va ; L F Creery For beds, pillows and mattresses, superiorto

,',, ,I.V ... success. doubt, be a well-managed corporation. that a lot of sheli; estimated at 4,000 bushels, and wife, Brooklyn, :\Mass;;; L W Haskins, anything else in use. For sale by
...I : : could be purchased 6f Fred W. Hoyt & Co. Saratoga. NY; John Dietrich- Mrs M B June 24-tf FRED W. HOYT & Co.
a .i :! :Mr. and Mrs. John T. Graves paid Fernan by the city fo-i$140. Dietrich, Plainfield N J ; Hon J W Hobbin,

l ': 1 dins a visit Thursday, and were guests at Easter. Iowa; Col W J Shipman, Lawtey, Fla; Mrs Select "Intermediate" SchoolBoys for

wV the Egmont. Mr. Graves is a very able We bad, for a wonder, a very stormy) Easter On motion of Alderman P. Williams the Lida Maxey, Miss Ida Maxey E L Clark, E and Girls,
'I chairman was authorized to purchase the Wendell, Dayton. Ohio R Hurd and wife
,' : '",: member of the Jacksonville Times-Union staff. here, while in New York and Philadelphia shells. Morris, Ill1rs; J Devereaux; Foirfax, Va ;, Corner of Ash and. Ninth streets. Circularson

ra "> : the day was bright and balmy. The Mrs\ R Dunlap, L Dunlap, Lockport, N Y application. ,
Hon. S. A. Haley, cashier of the New- Bill of Fred W.Hoyt& Co. for 4,000 bush- G. SCHUYLER.
observance of Christmas and Easter Mary Hoagland, Elgin Ill Mrs A F Palmer -
Bank and father growing ; received in Vocal and
market (N. H.) National els of shell to $140 ordered Pupils Instrumental
,.. amounting was A D Palmer, Providence, R 1.
M,' ; ., of:Mayor Haley, of this city, arrived in the day is gratifying to all who respect the veri- paid. Music and French. 50

-h 1 city from the Nortli i by the steamship ties of our holy religion. The birthday and Bill of H. E. Dotterer of$5.95, for merchandise Range of Thermometer ,Valuable Orange Lands for Sale
the resurrection from the dead of our blessed
Western Texas on Tuesday. furnished the city, was ordered FOR THE WEEK ENDING FRIDAY, MARCH 30, Tracts containing twenty acres each of

t ', "r, Notice was made in the last issue of the Saviour and Redeemer is a common bond paid. HORSEY'S DRUG STORE. choice, high hammock land on Orange Lake
which unites all the Christian world. The suitable for orange growing and truck farm-
1', ";, Mirror of the cook-book prepared by the The report of Mr. G. F. Avery, chairmanon
.' feeling which is, perhaps, foremost in con- ] ing, are now offered for sale. These landsare
::.jt ladies of the Presbyterian Church. The Streets and Public Improvements, show- 1 l l very conveniently situated for transpor-
I nection with Easter, in its religious as wellas d Co1 WIt : Co >
?" price of the book mentioned was 25 cents. ing amounts received and expended from I .-4 Q r tation, by water or rail, and will be sold on
its humanitarian aspect, is the answer terms to suit Titles
it should have been 50 1st to March 31st read and i / f purchasers. are unques-
This January was
was an error ,
.,:{ ; given to that question which is of all othersof Saturday.\Iarch24 56 67 67 66 NE. tionable. Also valuable timber lands in

,," '; cents. the most interest to mankind. If and the sum of$15.45 balance due to Sunday .............25 58 68 68 66 NE. large bodies. G. R. FAIRBANKS,
::1' a ............26 GO 68 67 65 / SE.
Mr. Avery was ordered paid. Monday; February 16, 1882. Fernandina, Fla.
Easter the 25th of March is a coincidence "
T:: on man die shall he live again? The thoughts Tuesday.27 64 70 70 69 E. ,
The bids fOr removal of soil for the
s, J:::'t : that no man living has seen. It was pertinent to this great question in connec- night 'V ednesday........ .66 73 72 71 N\V. Heal Estate

r;: R !., as far back as 1668, 1674, 1731, and 1742 that tion with the celebration of Easter were well season of 1883'were opened and read, and on Thursday ..........29 69 77 76 75 S'V.Frida For sale. Two desirable lots, well located.

f.! ." Easter came on the 25th of March. This presented in the discourse of the rector at motion of Alderman P. Williams the bid of ................30 68 76 76 74 S'V.. Apply to W. S. RAWSON.

1 ,', Mr. Edward Mordecai was accepted,with the Fernandina, Fla., January 6,1882tf.DR. .
>, :; ,; coincidence is the first of its kind in our St. Clement's Church in Philadelphia. ....

: r 11 ': century, and will not take place again till Father Maturin preached a short sermonon proviso that he execute a good and sufficient MABINE. W. E. SNYDER,
bond in the sum of$300 for the faithful
t per-
k S t 1894. the revelation of Easter day: How from Port of Fernandina. 0
formance of the work. El
a 1 .L i ; Mr. Jay Gould and family left on Sunday the beginning men had been asking, and .HIGH WATER.
The : stated that he had in of
;1,'! JI : via Transit Railroad. Mr. Gould is a man asking in vain, what lay beyond the grave ; Mayor a case Saturday, March 31...... 0:55 A.M. 1:21 p. M. H o

V'.. ( d : '! of activity and close observation, and while and how on this day a Man who had passed urgent necessity employed a nurse for John Sunday, April 1...... 1:55 u 2:23" ) Zc =
Jackson, one of the city's poor, at $5 per Monday, 2...... 2:56: :: It 3'27"
.:!U. ::'" here closely examined ourcommercial facilities through the dark gate of death, came back week. On motion of Alderman Avery the Tuesday, 3...... 3:59: 41 4:32" tot Z <::;>

1"J t i r: the entrance to the harbor and the and stood in their midst, and showed the Wednesday, 4...... 5:00": 5:37 -

t' } q;; t surroundings, and doubtless took in the possibilities same personal identity, the same body, soul action of the Mayor was approved, and he Thursday, 5...... 6:02 IIII 6:35" W .=tot =

was authorized to make the same arrange- Friday, 6...... 7:00: 7:28 A F
.': t 1 41 i s and probabilities of the position of and spirit, the same features, the same mind ment for another week.

( 'h :,1 ;V: ,,' our fine port. and memory and affections that they had ENTERED.March OPERATIONS FIRST-CLASS; 20 years' ,

known arid loved. So great, so glorious was 24-Sch. Sarah Potter, Watts, New ; charges reasonable. Sets
J .. The steamship Western Texas arrived at
:- and St. Ga.
] ; this revelation that it seemed to them at BolingbrooK Maryst York ; 'ballast, to master. of Teeth on Gold, Celluloid or Rubber, and
:, : this port Tuesday afternoon, and cleared on To the Editor the Mirror set warranted to fit refunded. -
: of : or
: .l"'J first" but idle tales." That life, the life of 25-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, every money
;- : :: her return trip to NewYork Thursday evening My attention has been called to an unin- Savannah with freight and pas- Loose or ill-looking Sets re-set, and
I the whole man is continued beyond the
\ Consultations
I with the following cargo : 248 logs cedar tentional omission in letter sengers; to J. A. Mercier. entirely satisfactory.
: t VV respectingthis
.ft grave, purified and exalted, was what they my 27-S. Western Texas, New York, and advice free, and willingly given. 10
t 10 cases cedar, 25 bales moss, 231 barrels i iI fine estate in last number. When -
1''t I I had vaguely hoped, but feared to believe, your Risk, 1,210 tons ; with freight '
it: rosin, 31 barrels spirits, 302 packages vegetables its value I mentioned and R. W.South-
1 :i I I yet is what the Resurrection has revealed to computing merely a passengers, to BOOTS AND SHOES.
-i'H,ti t 23 packages oranges, 68 packages merchandise certain class of lumber as entering: into the wick.
us, and in that glorious faith we rejoice this "
28 -S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald,
; 46 empty kegs."r' calculation. I therefore
:&: ; as requested; give
U: ;; : Easter morning. Savannah, with freight and passengers J. H. PRESCOTT
s! !;i :. The storm of Easter Sunday has been succeeded Notwithstanding the rain a good congre- the following'resume, as more correctly to J. Mercier, Agent.

r- a; ,.. fia t;!;4.: by a week of very fine weather, gation assembled at St. Peter's Episcopal stating the case: -S. P. City of'Brid with eton, Fitzgerald,
been the In addition to the saw-mill lumber Savannah ; freight pas-
which has highly appreciated by ,
f -
Church the chancel of which hand
k'rfe: number of visitors who have was valued at.. ...................................$10,000 sengers to J. A. Mercier. DEALER
;; large enjoyed
I somely decorated with a profusion of lovely The timber suitable for cross-ties. val- CLEARED.
t "--. i t: I. the beach drives and excursions into theM flowers. A very liberal Easter offering was ued at..........'................................ 20,000 26-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald,
'1 J If.; country, as well as the many pleasant promenades made for the new church. The land ((5,000 acres) taken at $3 an Savannah' with freight and pas- IN

; P't afforded by our city. The livery acre, adjoining lands now being sengers, by J. A. Mercier.

sold at $10 to $15........................... 15,000 26-Sch. Sarah Eaton Dix, New York ;
; : stables are well supplied with handsome I ,
i The City Election. lumber, C. A. Fairchild.

k" : !I ;'' ..;: equipages, and every facility is afforded for Next Monday is the day fixed by law for Gives a total_of.............................$45,000 26-Brig Emanuel; (Sp.), Mulct, Denia,

1 I' ; enjoyment. The whole property was offered in 1880 Spain ; lumber, by J. C. Read.
I: the election of city officers for the ensuing 26-Brig Alfred (Br.), Young, Hamilton -
'V :. .I N. H. Leavitt Esq., of Newmarket, N. II., year. We publish below the two tickets in for $15,000. Bermuda; lumber, by Ley-

i :,1 II ;' t a prominent Democratic politician of that the field. Both are ,Republican, one repre- Besides $5,000 a year received for the arrowroot croft & Co.

: .t r+tl, State, arrived in the city on Tuesday and senting the Haley and the other the custom- raised.on a portion of the estate, 100 28-S., P. City of Bridgeton with Fitzgerald and '
., :. f: : :. .:" made the Mirror a pleasant call. In company house faction. In neither case have the bushels of corn to the acre have been obtained ,sengers, by; J. A-. Mercier. pas- Ladies',Misses'

'V II I I .,' with Hon. S. A. Haley, of the same interests of the community been consulted.The from the reclaimed! lands, and that 29-S.' S. Western Texas, Risk,V New ,

.; i'iV : city, Mr. Leavitt left yesterday for Orange Democrats, being in a hopeless minority "since the war." Very respectfully, York, 1,210 tons ; with freight Children'sand
and R. W. South- Infants',
::1 i '! E! county on a visit to ex-Governor Sinclair. have, made no nominations. The intel- ALEX CURTIS. .wick.passengers, by Men's,

': : ." It is probable that before these gentlemen ligent voters of our city will cast their bal... St. Marys, Ga., March 28, 1883. 30-City: of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, Savannah Boys'

t, { : return to their homes they will invest in lots according to their individual preferencefor with freight and passengers and Youths',
I' '. Hotel Arrivals. by J. Mercier..
,. !: Florida lands. the candidates : ,
: .',; ( We are indebted to Captain H. W. King For J/ayor-Clint.on A. Haley. EGMONT.A Bark Victoria (Dan.), Davis. FINE
for numbers of the Bermuda Ga- For Clerk and Treasurer Wm. F. Wood '
recent -
i' Royal F D Harmon
R L N Norton Jos A .
V ,z A Spear Bark David McNutt (Br.), Dobbing.Sch.
:: ,;'Ai t.. r .z tte. According to a loyal and enthusiastic For Jfarslial--R. L. Denefield. and wife, J H Murphy and wife, 0 M Emily E. Davis, Pierce. '

f c 1('J' writer for the Gazette, it is worthy of note For Collector-James E.'Meddaugh. Crosby. Edward T Jackson, C C Fleming, Sch. AddieFuller, Hart. SE": Vm: :Du
J V Boynton, Jav Gould and wife, Miss Sch. Etta A; Stinson, Bunker.
': r. that since Her Royal Highness' presence For Assessor-Emil 0. Friend.
Gould, Ed Gould, George J Gould, Howard Sch. Florence ers, Davis. t
'.i i/: ; among us here, all has been sunshine,joy For Aldermen Riley E. Robinson, Floyd Gould, :Mrs J D Taylor, Wm H Taylor, Geo Sch. E., F. Hart Davis. u aah .ltua LC nm

: t f ; I' and gladness, and even the clouds, whose Wright, Port W. King, Paul Francis. H Taylor, Albert J Taylor, Daniel Taylor, Scb. Sarah Potter, Watts. an ,
L1 and manifold the W E Conner, Chas Waite, Jr, and wife, A C
!:' caprices vagaries are as as
; : ;
6 ? Foster and wife Henry C Sturges, Charles List ,of Letters AND
;, \ ,: most wayward maiden, have scarce shed a For.J/ayor-Emil 0. Friend. Miss Ida Joel ++ ++
Miss Nellie -
r. .. Cary, Cary, Cary, Remaining in the Post-Office at Fernandina -
i tear to mar Her Royal Highness' anticipa- For Clerk and Treasurer-Wm. F. WOOd O Stevens and'wife, Miss Agnes E Stevens,
'Ii Nassau county,Florida,: 31r 1883. I -
I. f tions." For'J/arshal-R.' L. Denefield.For F L Eames and wife, Mrs S E Todd, C W Persons/calling for these letters must say I SLIPPERS
z ( : Parsons James Pyle, Jonathan Barstow J ++ ++-
'. t Collector-James E. Meddaugh.For advertised: -++- ++
f I' i The handsome residence D.E.Maxwell, II Harriman, A D Julliard and wife, H G

!-T'u b superintendent of the Transit Railroad, on Assessor-Richard Jones. de Forest and maid, T Bailey* Myers, J H Alexander,,Nellie Patten, N T Embracing New and PopularGENTS'
For E. Robinson Richard Davies Alf Gear Marie\ Walter Mamie Duncan,'J A Price, Hector
I Centre street finished and ,
'i' now occupied, a I
Edward, Eva Porter, Alice R
Plumb, Nita Plumb,'Nettie Atherton, Rich
", a fine specimen of the Queen Anne style of I Wilkerson, R. McQuitty\ Willoughby ard Porter, Thomas Chaffee, Wm A )Murphy Fowler, Frank H Patison, J W
building? is much admired. The renovating :I Dorsey. G E Hine. New York ; Enoch Taylor and George. Dr J F Rodgers, Mary C
r f wife Stubb wife and daughter Miss Hoye, Emelia J Smith, Charles A
of Mr. Swann's house, on the adjoining Death Con.e.Peter Joseph '
Annie Wood ,Wm B H Bartol Love Hilliard Smith. Mrs H W
i lot,shows how completely the modem architect McClary, ,
.! 4 can make a very plain exterior beauti- Cone, Sheriff:of this county, died at Mrs J H Brazier, H W Bartol, D McDaniel, Lampry, Appleton Simons, Rose : FURNISHING

\ ful by the exercise of skill in workmanship his home at Coneville, ,on Bells river, on Samuel C Huey Miss Hattie J Huey, H A Munroe, DM Williams, JohnMcClenon
and taste in colors. Mr.Schuyler's work,in Stiles and wife; Miss Stiles. Jas H Shewerd Neil White, Mary
last after illness of several
l f all that he has undertaken in our city, hast Sunday an and wife, Lewis Roger, Philadelphia; Mrs Moore\ Nancy Watson, ChasWhitelock ASDE.USEEE.
proved very satisfactory in every class or months. His remains wereburied::; by the H J Crippeh, Mrs S B Sanborn S Morris, Pool, Wm Robt M .

} buildings. :Masonic fraternity. Concord, N H; C D Fisher and wife, Miss SAM'L T. RIDDELL, P. M. GOODS.LI

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