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: April 7, 1883
Publication Date: 1878-
Frequency: semiweekly[<1894-1899>]
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Fernandina (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Nassau County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Nassau -- Fernandina Beach
Coordinates: 30.669444 x -81.461667 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 30, 1878)-
Dates or Sequential Designation: Ceased in 1901.
General Note: "Democratic" <1880>.
General Note: Editor: Geo. R. Fairbanks, <1887>.
General Note: Publishers: George R. Fairbanks, <1885-1886>; Moore & Manucy, <1887-1891>; The Mirror Pub. Co., <1894-1898>.
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STATE NEWS. sprouts come from the roots, and in three our communication with, the outside world RAILROAD NOTES. THE FLORIDA CANAL.THE .
years they are bearing again. I have never increases and our conl1ection: ecomes closer
Leon. seen larger or better flavored oranges any- with the productive sections of the State, we The infrequeney of accidents on*the rail- STEAMBOAT AND BARGE CANAL-THE SHIP .
The soil of Leon county is varied as its where than are raised in this county, and will fully be able>to vie with our sister citiesin road running from Jacksonville to Chatta- CANALNOW YOU SEE IT AND NOW I ,
surface. In the northern half of the county, sometimes the crop is very large. Bananasare picturesqueness of modern as well as an- hoochee, and the regularity with which arrivals YOU DON'T." RY
as a general thing, the soil is a sandy loam, also very uncertain in the open air; tique style; which, together 'with one of have been made during the last twoor To the Editor of The Mirror: 1 -
based upon red clay, and is very productive, sometimes fine large bunches mature, and the most salubrious atmospheres in the three months, are worthy of mention. Of Since my last communication there has ::1':"
but there are great diversities. In some I are very superior, but more frequently if world, should truly make St, Augustine the course this better service of the public appeared in your columns an able leader .
places the sand is deep on thesurface,and the not protected there is no fruit. Peaches city by the sea. Capitalists have been grows out of the improved condition of the : from the New York Sun of March 2V, entitled -
sub-soil: of yellow clay, while in some local grow very rapidly, and to great perfection. turned from our doors in the past by extor- road under President Henning's adminis- i "From the Gulf to the Atlantic," and :,
ities the sub-soil is pipe clay. In the southern They frequently bear fruit the second year. tionate figures; and we have several times tration. A very large number of new cross- it must be gratifying to all readers, locally
half most of the soil is sandy and deepto Plums are fine, and even without care or heard it said by strangers in former years ties have been lately added, and the numberis acquainted with the geography of the pro- ;*
clay, which is of a pale yellow color. cultivation produce wonderfully. They I that merely to price property here was to being increased as rapidly as they can be posed lines of canal, to see that the marked :;
There are diversities here too, and some of abound everywhere. Apples, pears and :I enhance the value of it in the owners mind; procured. The result is, travel is expeditedwith superiority of the steamboat and barge sys- ,
the soil is quite productive. We have all quinces are rare, and very few persons pay 1 therefore, as we are likely to commence a increased comfort to passengers. Noris tem, as compared with a ship canal, has to
varieties of soil, but perhaps a greater pro- any attention,to them; still they might be new era in our history (that is_.provided this all. With no authority to make any been appreciated and forcibly pointed out
portion of really good fertile soil, and a less raised for home consumption very well. I i things are what they seem), we'Jwould,: prefer -' announcement to that effect, we yet have by the editor.In a.:
proportion of really poor, than any other have seen very fair apples at several placesin I. to see property assume valuation which confident reason for the belief that the pro- addition to the excellent anchorage t : tt
county in the State. The great staple, as the county, but rarely a pear or quince. would indicate inducement to outsiders. If cess of ameliorating the condition of this and harbor already existing at the mouth of '.Y JM
well as the principal source of income, Is Figs abound, and succeed everywhere and some enterprising business, man would inaugurate great highway will go steadily forward un- the St. Marys river, giving access at presentto y "4
cotton. This plant grows well even on the every year, and I see no reason why they. a real estate business, with'steady til, when next autumn comes, it will be vessels drawing 18 feet of water, (and
poorest soil within our county if well culti- might not be raised and dried for market to solid valuation, we think,considerable prop found amply equipped alike in road bed, which, when the Government works are

vated ; the yield per acre it is difficult to any extent. They grow readily from the erty might change hands in this county rails, cars of all sorts, including sleepers, to completed, will, it is calculated, afford a .( ;
state in these times. It depends much more cutting with almost no care at all-yield as- within the coming year.-St.* Johns Weekly. meet the demands of the public. We feel channel of from 25 to 27 feet,) there is another i

upon the cultivation given it than upon the tonishingly. We have four: or five varieties LONDON. rather called upon to say this now that we and very serious consideration, which,
character of the soil. With proper cultivation all of excellent quality. Cheapness of feel that we may safely do so, for the reason ceteris paribus, should alone be sufficient to

from 200 to 250 pounds of lint (half a lumber and the carpentry wages being reas- THE PRINCESS OF WALES AND FEMALE EDUCATION that last summer we expressed very grave indicate the desirability of meeting the commerce ,
bale) may be easily made on our average onable, while boards and shingles for roofs -AWARDING THE PRIZES. apprehensions, then felt by us, that the por- of the Western States at a healthy
lands. Corn is the next most importantcrop can be got out on nearly every plantation, To the Editor of the Mirror: tion of Florida east of the Apalachicolariver point on the Atlantic seaboard rather than in-

ten bushels per acre being considereda renders the cost of erecting dwellings com- LONDON, March 17, 1883. might lose the advantages expected at curring the unfortunate, and infrequent,risk-
fair average crop. Well manured lands i paratively small. Besides, poles are plenty, Yesterday afternoon in the Royal Albert the time its character to be derived from the of epidemics on the Gulf coast. This argument i
make from 25 to 30 bushels. Sugar-cane is and a pole house, with clay chimney, for Hall, her Royal Highness, the Princess of Pensacola & Atlantic road, by superior facilities is also aside from the very patent commer-
cultivated to a small extent on almost every laborers can be put up at very small cost, Wales, presented the prizes won by pupilsof for transportation likely to be offered cial inducement, viz. : the much greater ,
plantation, and yields from 8 to 10 barrels' and be made quite comfortable. Clay, from nine of the twenty-seven high schools by the Savannah & Western over those cheapness with which the Mississippi tow-
of sugar or syrup to the acre.' Sorghum I which a fair quality of brick may be made, organized by the Girls' Public l! Day School which would probably be furnished from boats and their barges can proceed on their t_
grows finely, but is so inferior to the sugar- : is abundant throughout the county, but Company. The hall, when filled before the Chattahoochee to Jacksonville by the road journey and deliver their contents to ocean
cane that it is rarely cultivated. Rice grows' brick-making is one of the industries much arrival of the royal party, looked at its through Northern Florida. The probabilitynow steamships and sailing vessels lying in
very finely even on high land; in the bot- neglected, and could be made to pay hand brightest and best. To all appearance the is, we believe, that by next season the healthy and safe harbors at St. 3Iarys or
toms, near our'branches and creeks, it will somely. Lime rock is also plentiful in the assembled pupils, numbering 2,300, seemedto Savannah road, with its Climax branch, Fernandina, rather than subject the same '
produce abundantly, and not unfrequently county, and we might make lime to any extent be dressed in uniform; though this effect will be in no better condition than that shipping to the heavy (as compared with
, yields fifty bushels to the acre. Small still we get most of our lime from the was gained in an admirably simple and be- which passes by our own doors, with the tow-boat and barge traction, enormous,) expense -
i patches are planted on nearly all the farms, North. Leon has easy access to a choice of coming manner. Of course, no hats or advantage of shorter distance from the Ap- of towage through the State of Flor-
principally by the colored people but no markets. The Florida, Central & Western bonnets were worn, but otherwise the alachicola to the St. Johns, in favor of the ida.
one plants it for market to any extent. Oats Railroad runs from east to west twenty.five scholars dressed t according their own j judgment latter. We now look forward with confi- Lastly, in this connection, does not the
yield well, but the crop is much neglected miles through the county,dividing it almost and taste, the only required additionof dent anticipations that next winter will wisdom of availing ourselves of the marvel- .
though profitable. The yield will average equally. The Atlantic & Gulf Railroad, costume being in every case a simple and witness an immense throng of travel daily lous facilities already provided by nature for
; 15 to 20 bushels to the acre. Rye also neg from Savannah to Bainbridge, Ga., runs pretty white fichu, the most gracefully passing through the whole length of Northern us in the route lying between St. Marys, on
1 lected. When sown in the fall it affords an nearly parallel with the northern line of modest of all girlish: adornments. To this Florida. between New Orleans and the the Atlantic, and St. Marks, on the Gulf

excellent winter pasture, and a fair yield of the county, and distant from ten to twelve was attached a rosette, the color denoting lower :Mississippi on the west, and Jackson- coast, commend itself?
grain. Wheat is rarely planted. Ten or miles. The Tallahassee Railroad runs southeast the school to which the wearer belonged,' ville end the St. Johns and South Floridaon The route from the Atlantic to the Oke-
twelve bushels per acre has been realized in from Tallahassee to the coast at St. and the variety of tints, arranged in par- the east.Economist.The finokee is already open, and navigable for

one or two experimental crops. Barley Marks. Thus we are twenty hours from Sa- terres, gave the aspect of a spring flower schooner Sallie Meyer, with a load of the whole distance. The transit across the.
very rare but grows well. Millet grows to vannah, Ga., eighteen from Fernandinaand garden to the whole of the; seated assembly.This iron for the Green Cove Spring & Melrose Okefinokee requires little more than stakesto
I the height of twelve and a half feet, and on I Jacksonville, Fla., on the Atlantic side, and notable gathering of girH jidcnts filled Railroad, arrived here on Thursday, but indicate the course, and partial dredging, -
well manured soil will produce more forage' have St. Marks on the Gulf. Numerous the arena and the sloped space of the or- could not be brought up to the railroad wharf, long runs having been found, giving depths ,- '
per acre than anything I ever saw. Castoroil springs and small streams of pure water are chestra, which last looked like a sunny as her draught of water was too great. A of from 7 to 15 feet of water, while from the
1 bean grows to an enormous size, but to be found generally over the surface of bank. portion of her cargo will be lightered, when Okefinokee section no less than three small I
since the war it is cultivated. I have no Leon, and wells from fifteen to sixty feet At half past three o'clock the sound of the vessel will be brought into her berth. rivers, one having a depth of 15 feet, offer
idea of the yield per acre. Field peas pro- deep afford good water to almost every cheers at the entrance heralded the approachof i The arrival of this vessel is quite an event their channels to conduct the engineer to St.

duce abundantly. Ground peas, or peanuts, homestead. A. Byrd, in Economist the Prince and the Princess of Wales and for our town, and we congratulate all con- Marks on the Gulf.
even on the poorest soil yield finely. Cuba Jefferson.We their three daughters, the august party being cerned on the prospects before us. Other From thence the line is almost open to !'
tobacco is very little planted now. but were pleased to greet in our office on conducted to the platform opposite the vessels will quickly follow the.Sallie Meyer.Mr. New Orleans, a few insignificant cuts ;
might be made profitable-yield I should last Wednesday :Major B. S. Henning, presi- orchestra by Lord Aberdare, president of the Carter, representing the interests of through marsh or overflowed land at long:
say from six to eight hundred pounds. dent of the Florida Central & Western Rail company. When the royal party had ad- the Jacksonville, Tampa & Key West Rail- intervals, and aggregating, in the whole,
Sweet potatoes will yield from one to five I way Company ; Captain W. M. Davidson, vanced to the table in front of the dais four road, was in Green Cove on Wednesday.Mr. only some thirty miles, completes this won- R
hundred bushels per acre, according to circumstances general manager of the road, and Dr.'Hoyt, little girls presented each a bouquet-one to : Carter informs us that a construction derful inland route from the Atlantic to the
Mississippi, and should it at time be
the larger amount requiring of New York. This was the first visit of the Princess of Wales and one to each of the party has been put on the line of his road deemed advisable, (a contingency any which,
well-trod cow-pen and good cultivation, Major Henning to Monticello, and he expressed young Princesses. Then, deferring the between Orange Park and Jacksonville,near whether considered on commercial or hy-
while the smaller may be produced any- himself as surprised and delighted, National Anthem to the close of the function :McGirts' creek, and that the work will now gienic groundsseems always to become more-
where without manure and with very little affirming that it was the most beautiful and the pupils sang a German melody with I be rapidly pushed forward. Mr. Carter states remote,) to open a passage for ships or
steamers to the Gulf of Mexico? Why not
work. These are planted throughout the desirable town he had found in Florida, and words translated from Goethe. The chair- i that he knows nothing of any arrangement do so by carefully deepening the lines of the 6
State, and are much relished by all classes. that he would certainly interest himself in man of the committee then called forward the between his company and the International. Gillmore barge canal\ rather than attempt
Irish potatoes are rarely planted for profit making our advantages known. We regret several schools in the order of their founda- and that the short route" touching at Or- the highly dangerous experiment of break-
and through to the depth of SO feet the
except near the town ; will yield from one I that the time allotted to them for their visit tion. About three' hundred pupils! passed ange Park and Green Cove will, without singular ing up coral and rotten limestone forma-,
to four hundred bushels an acre, and need was limited to a brief hour, as it would have before the Princess, who graciously pre- doubt, be the line adopted by his company.He tion, notoriously existing on the route of
very little cultivation. They are generally afforded our citizens great pleasure to have sented the books allotted as prizes, and occasionally asks for no land to be donated by landowners -* the ship canal, which has been "located" '
ready for use in April, and might be madea shown them the adjacent country, rich in spoke a few words of congratulation along the route, but only expectsthe through abounding a region in interesting quicksands to the as geologistas at Trail

very valuable product. Garden vegetablesgrow agricultural wealth, abounding in beautiful to some prominently meritorious and right of way, and is prepared to pay for Ridge, and sinks as in Alachua county,,
to great perfection, and in almost end scenery, and destined, at no distant day, to successful recipient. that, in cases where the damage is greatly in those playful and enigmatical freaks of nature -
less variety. What might be done in this become the finest and most profitable vege- The Prince.of Wales then arose and said: excess of the benefits.-Green Cove Spmig. which are "sometimes seen and some:
line no one knows from the fact that no one table and fruit country in the world. The My Lord Aberdare, Mr. Stone, Ladies and times not" in regions, such as Payne's Prai-
rie, where one year you may gaily glide in
has ever attempted gardening for profit. gentlemen have promised,however,to return Gentlemen-Before the proceedings of to-day STRENGTH OF YELLOW AND NOR- your gondola over a picturesque lake, and
Tallahassee affords no adequate market, for and make a more extended visit, and then reach their termination, I am desired by the WAY PINE.A the next search in vain for a drop of waterto
it is too small a place, and every house we think it can be demonstrated to their Princess to assure you of the real pleasure it of the relative of cool your burning tongue. Lakes and Y
comparison strength rivers in Florida, not unfrequently indulging -
keeper has his own vegetable garden. Our satisfaction that if Monticello is a beautifuland has given her to be present to-day, and to the two varieties, yellow and Norway pine, in the strange freak known as a "header -
facilities for reaching Northern markets are attractive town, we have a country have given away the prizes to the girls be- was made at Dayton, Ohio, with the follow- ," and in many instances disappearing-
not sufficiently developed as yet to warrantan tributary thereto that can be made an El longing to these excellent schools. It is to ing result entirely from human sight.
attempt to raise vegetables extensively, dorado by experienced agriculturists.-Mon- the Princess and to : Such a phenomenal fate, in the case of .
myself especially a Specimens were dressed exactly an inch the projected ship canal, while interestingto
but when fast transportation is secured and ticello Constitution. matter of some considerable interest, and an square, and these were broken in a testing the geologist, would probably prove highly -
the refrigerating process shall prove such a St.Johns. interest which I know will always continue, machine by placing them on bearings one I unsatisfactory to a shareholder. And un-
success as to be generally adopted New The of the of' railroad foot apart, with the weight in the center. der the circumstances it will be more pru-
prospect building a that the origin of these schools to some degree The Southern had been air-seasoned
pine dent for us to content ourselves with the-
York will smack its lips over the early veg- from Jacksonville to this place, and south- is due to the interest which my sister, for two years and upwards, the Norway safer and more modest conduct afforded by
etables raised in Leon county. The gardens ward to the Halifax and Indian river coun- who, I am sorry to'say, is now some thou- I about one year to fifteen months. The weakest the waters of the Florida Steamboat and
Y on the St. Johns river have very little try, in the near future, has rather prickedup sands of miles away from this country, originally I Southern broke at 736 pounds, the Barge Canal. ALEX CURTIS. ..
strongest at 1,102 pounds; average of eight St. Marys, Ga., April, 1883.
advantage over us. They ship from Savannah the ears of real estate owners in this settlement took in the question. Though absent specimens of Southern pine 904 pounds.The .
as we do, and we can get there as or at least those who have held, for I feel sure that her thoughts and heart weakest Norway broke at 501 pounds, List of Letters
soon as they can. On the upper St. Johnsit rather an extended period, real estate of uncertain are with us on this day, as I know how the strongest at 790 pounds ; average of ten Remaining in the Post-Office at Fernandina -
is conceded that they have a fortnight the marketable value. We realized this anxious she was that.the Princess should be specimens of Norway 702 pounds, showingthe
Southern pine to be 28.7 per cent.stronger Nassau county, Florida, April 7 1883.
advantage in climate,but we are compensated fact very forcibly a day or two since in con- able to distribute the prizes on this occasion.I than the Norway, and that a Southern Persons calling for these letters must say
by our clay foundation, the vastly greater versation with a gentleman who had offereda have confidence in the certainty that this pine sill of 4x8 inches dimensions is equivalent advertised
fertility of our soil, and its better adapta- year ago certain property in this city for institution will flourish. There is no doubtat to a Norway sill of 5Jx8 inches, with : .
the further ad\'antagein favor of the Southern Alexander, Nellie :Morgan, Mrs. C.
bility to the growth of almost all kinds of tweny-five hundred dollars, and a large the present day every one sees the im- pine that it can be got much freer of Byrd, Jacob D. Mekler, D.
vegetables. To enumerate the kinds of veg- portion of that on time, and now holds the portance of a thorough education of girls. knots, and consequently stronger in comparison Bird, Lentis Mimins, Willie /
etables grown here would be like writingout same property, in the same condition as They have a high task before them in life, than these figures show, which are Burras, H. K. Michel, Ella '
Baker. Tend Neal, Miss Fanny :
based clear timber.
a seed man's catalogue-beans, beets, formerly, at the elevated figures of five and I feel sure that they possess in a great Another on test was made'at a meeting of Casmer, Joseph Price, Rev. M. J. .
cabbage, cucumbers,English peas,egg-plant, thousand dollars. Let those who have real degree more sensitive ideas on all subjects the Master Car Builders' Association, with Clepsey, Molly Proskey, A. S. }
lettuce, onions, raddish, turnips, pumpkins, estate to dispose of consider that one trans- than the stronger sex. I feel confident that the following results: Five pieces of each Carter, S. B. Parks, John
kershaws, squashes, melons, etc., etc. Fruit, action in this little town cannot make a for- the more they are educated the more in their between variety, one bearing inch points square, were and experimentedupon eleven inches Frost Fowler, Mrs., Frank I. N.H. Randall Robinson, Nannie, Mrs-W. F. .

though much neglected, 'can be raised in tune, therefore it is useless to put prices be- future life will their education of others be the pressure being applied in the cen- Floyd. Molly Smalls, Mrs. Hester
great variety. The climate is rather too cold yond the serious consideration of those who rendered a task both'worthy1 of themselves, ter. The outcome showed strength 'of yel- Gray Bros. Skiner, Mrs. Annie
for raising lemons and oranges profitably. would desire to purchase. St. Augustine is and of the country to which they belong. low pine at 500, 510,500, 490 and 520 pounds Hickey David K. Simpson, G. W.
Harrison Dan Smith A. J.
the'favorite breakage strain, or an average of 506; while .t
Almost has justly known and recognized as I
every one, however orange Norway stood a strain of 620, 645, 730, 650 Johnson, James Trison. :Miss
trees in his yard or garden, and some few watering place of,the State, and is yearly The Republican candidate Bourne was and 630 pounds,or an average of635 pounds.The Jones, Mrs. Laura Turner, :Monday '
have little groves of them. The crop is always becoming .more popular, as the unprece- elected Governor of Rhode Island over experiments do riot appear to throw Lottria, Francis Weeks. S. P.
uncertain. A cold snap, when the dented influx of visitors this season demon- SpragueIndependent, by a majority of 2,000to much light on the question of relative Mirkel, Mrs. Jane Weeks, Harriet .
2,500. In the election of 1881 the Repub- strength and unless it can be attributed to McIntosh, Madlena Walker, Geo. S. '
trees are in bloom, always injures it, and strates ; and with our vacant lots built up Whitehead Celia Williams Hattie
lican candidate had a majority of over the difference in seasoning, it is hard to finda -
sometimes entirely destroys it. Occasionally with handsome residences and business 6,000. So that Sprague has made a good satisfactory reason for such a discrepancy. Mackray, Edmond i't ,
the trees are killed to the ground, but houses, which will become a necessity as run. I American Lumberman. SAM' T. RlDDELL, P. M...


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t f :, MY LIBRARY. us a highly colored and graphic illustration !I driven the sportsmen in sooner than usual ; \ captain taking a fancy to him gave him em- and rebels. Young ladies were threatenedwith
of the frivolity that passes for conversation I was examining my breechloader in the ployment, and by dint of energy, faithful arrest for refusing to walk under the
c : :"S' I As one who pauses on a rock, between youngmen and maidens. gun-room when Smithers mysteriously requested service and perseverance he gradually rose flag stretched across the street, and men
l+ ::, The bastion of some sea-nymphs' home, That's all nonsense," broke in Budell, me to come to the smoking-room at from his humble beginning to the commandof were dragged to Jacksonville in'chains for
.. And feels the ripples round him flock, 41 it's your own fault at any rate. Why last once. There I found Budell and Marby. many of the largest and finest steamerson having dared to resent insults offered to
__ : Then cleaves the foam, 'night I had quite a serious and interesting Smithers had convened the club, and we Mississippi river. Having married their mothers, wives and sisters by the mil-
.. conversation about woman's education witha bad the to ourselves. He Miss who had
'' room briefly explained Eugenia Livingston, emigratedto itary. Captain Tucker having been called
.;i .;, And glides through cool pellucid ways maiden: I even quoted Scripture to his object. Florida from South Carolina with her to account for not making a satisfactory
p Where creepers kiss each thrilling limb, her." I have an announcement to make' he uncle and guardian, Major Thomas Livingston show of his colors on his return to Savannah
: And hears, or thinks he hears, low lays Bet you a hat you misquoted," said the said, similar to one made by Budell not and who with his brothers, Madison bought a hundred or more little 25 cent
t =, Of Cherubim ; irreverent Smithers, who thought every one long since. I'm going to follow his example and William, were among the wealthiestand flags these he displayed from every con-
was as ignorant as himself. and I hereby invite you all to the earliest settlers of Madison county, ceivable part of his boat, sailing into Fernan
1 : And marvels at the wondrous scene, "No ; I'm not joking; it's a fact, and I wedding. Like Budell, I haven't yet put Captain Tucker moved to Florida and was dina and Jacksonville with the most gaily
4; The ruins upon ruins hurled, got an idea or two, let me tell you." the final question, but I am not afraid of one of the pioneers in the navigation of her decorated steamer that ever entered those
The moving hosts, the darkling sheen, Had he only told us that he had ventured the answer. I have no objection to tell you rivers and sea coasts. The wreck of his first ports. Before, it was too little loyalty, now
,+i. r The awful world; into the conservatory in order to carryon that the young lady is at present in this steamer Glasgow" now lies in the Suwa- it was too much. Charges, arrests and all
i his conversation without interruption, I am house, and that her name is Miss Maxwell." nee a few miles below the then flourishing sorts of punishment were threatened. The
Then rises] snatching first some gem, convinced that I at least should have sur- Good heavens !1" ejaculated Budell. town of Columbus. About 1850 Captain N.Y. Tribune was full of outrage but he Con-
1 ,;;a Some token of his sojourn there, mised that the acquisition of an idea or two "Well," said Marby, I may as well take Tucker returned to the West and superintended tinued to defy them until they became more
: l'': And flings a dewy diadem was not the only result. However, I was this opportunity of informing the club thatI the building of the old St. Marks reasonable. Few men have been more
From face and hair, not long in my state of ignorance. One day, too, am going to follow suit. Only I've steamer "Spray," for the late Daniel Ladd ular than Captain Tucker at this period.pop-

And in the sunlignt, with the sigh a month or so after, Budell hunted me up taken the precaution to speak to the young Newport. The people had suffered so many indignities
Of sea-winds whistling in his ears, to confide to me that the bachelor's club was lady first, and Fanny. Canyon is shortly Like all others who have drank of Florida that they all felt that some one ought to say
all bosh he was head and ears in love, to become Mrs. he could satisfied elsewhere.So and
1' Views his found treasure till his ; over going Marby. waters not rest something he was the man to do it.
!,, ; Is dim with tears eye and did I think he ought to tell the other I was thunderstruck."In he built the steamer Madison" expressly) With a view of having his old mail routeon
; men ? Then there followed a shower of that case," I said with dignity, as I for the Suwanee river and coast trade and, the Gulf re-established, he afterwardswent
; So, where in lordly sweeping bays, apologetics, in: which "soft brown eyes" strode from the room, I am now the only there never has been a boat so well adaptedto to Washington. An ex-rebel without
4 7'a In distant dark retiring nooks, and goodness knows what other personal member of the Square Club." the business. She was named in honorof political influence he found it up-hill work,
: Stretches before my eager gaze, attractions were prominent. When I recovered Just as I was tying my necktie a few minutes the town of Madison, whose merchantsthen so he boldly made his way to the White
;; This sea of books. breath I assured him that I thoughtit before dinner and reflecting that, received all their goods by sail vessels House. Meeting Mrs. Grant in the ante-
:'t' quite incumbent upon him to inform the though nervousness, want of leisure and from New York to Cedar Key, from thenceup room he introduced himself and finally ''-
I-pause, and draw one fervent breath, club. I was rigid and cold with him, for I even blighted affections might be got over, I the Suwanee to the oldware house. Ina made her acquainted with the object of his
:"a Then plunge, and seem to pass away felt indignant ; it was almost an insult to at least had a reason that would preserveme little while Captain Tucker was the means visit. She was so much pleased with his
( r Intd the deep waters still as death, select me as his confident, as though.my from matrimony, Bndell hurried into of securing to the people from the head of bearing and frankness that she at once con-
} a41 a Yet clear as day; celibate principles were less fixed than my room navigation down the coast as far as Bayportand stituted herself as his friend, sent up for the
Marby's or Smithers'. Look here;" he said, I'm in a deuce of Clear-Water, their steamboat mail General, and introduced him bespeaking a
L : To move by boulders of the Past, His announcement that evening was received a box! Smithers is going to propose to Miss facilities, running the route with great regu- favorable consideration of his wishes. The
w By caves where falter dimly pure in solemn silence by the Square Maxwell; and, hang it, that's Edith !1" larity fora number of years. The business interview closed by Captain Tucker receiv-
tc: : Gleams of the Future-all the Vast Club; even Smither's had at first nothing to 44 What I you're both in love with Miss increasing he afterward put on another ing the written endorsement of the Presidentto

,I ...; Of Literature; Maxwell?" steamer, the '* Colonel Cottrell. Many of your all the departments. In this way the
r say.At last Marby asked : Is it permitted to Yes ; and that forward beast, Smithers, readers remember with pleasure their delightful mail route was re-established. He was famil-
; : Then to return to life above, inquire the lady's name, and when the marriage will be sure to propose right off and I've trips down the Suwanee, their so- iar with the coast from New York to New
A. i From regions where but few have trod, is to take place?" never had a good apportunity.'* journ at the Keys, where they found an Orleans and his license as a Coast pilot
Bearing a gem of larger love Budelllooked uncomfortable. "My dear Budell, you must make your abundance of turtle, fish and oysters, a brac- reached farther than that of any other man
: ', ,(i Tojnan and God. Well, the fact is," he said, I thought I opportunity. Do itto-night." ing sea breeze, a pure atmosphere and per- in the United States.
4 :;t : BlackwoocCs: Magazine. ought to tell the club at once, but I haven't "To-night? Why it's dinner time already, fect health, and wondered now so many His naturally social and convivial dispo-
r -that is, I don't know how to set about and after dinner we're to have those blessed people could live in peace, happiness and sition exposed him to the same temptationsand
s' -:. ri BUDELLSS PROPOSAL. asking the lady. tableaux vivants ; and goodness knows what contentment on so small an island.In excesses which have militated againstthe
Budell looked so comically distressed as Smithers will do while I'm looking after the old times no Arcadian retreat could happiness and welfare of so many other
f Club he made this confession that the club hailed wretched affairs. And then to-morrow. have surpassed Cedar Key in the estima- good men.
This time two our Square
o "?' flourishing years now ago I am sole member. it with a shout of laughter. The notion of I've promised Carlyon, to start for the east ,tion of the people who lived there. That In the days of his prosperity he dispensedthe
i was Budell Marby, ;Smithers and myself had the bold and confident Budell finding him- moor at 9 o'clock." genial gentleman, Mr. William P. Pighani, hospitality of his home with a most
formed, ourselves into a private bachelors' self muzzled by the tender passion was too I endeavored to comfort him by suggestingthat then Captain Tucker's partner, was always generous hand,and few have equalled him in
i' club for the of whist and other intellectual suggestive for our risibility. Budell was possibly Miss Maxwell might refuse ready to contribute to the entertainment and the gratuitious courtesies extended to others.
occupations purposes and a good time seriously annoyed. Smithers ; but ,Budell shuddered at the enjoyment of visitors, particularly those lIe gave freely, loaned willingly and spent
i ; contrived to have ,together.very We hadivt 441 don't think," he said, that my cour- possibility of being forestalled. He was from Madison, where his family refugeed liberally. He disliked anything mean or
we rules and by-laws for our club. We tesy to the club has been met with cour- palpably upset, and he looked nervous and during the war and where he had many little. In his friendships there was no half
:many sworn bachelors, and each of us had to tesy." anxious all dinner time. The company friends. Alas, he too. is numbered with the way ground ; he could not do too much for
were reason why he did not intend towed He glared at me as if I specially had been generally attributed it to theatrical responsI- dead.When them.,
.allege a
but we had so far recognized the possibility guilty of revealing his confidence. We bility, but they were wrong; Budell was too the war broke out, Captain Tucker Without religious pretentions, it was a rule
fit. ; of a change in our sentiments as to apologized humbly, and ,at last pacified old a hand to be anxious about anything so in. addition to his old route, was also con- of his never to charge a minister of the
I4; bind ourselves to inform the club him. He really was puzzled as to how to simple as tableaux vivants. tractor on that from Savannah to Palatka, Gospelheandwa3prcsentedwthahandson.eand :
( ; i solemnly at If we should ever meditate halving accomplish his proposal. Marby suggestedthe Smithers on the other hand, had secureda The gulf route was managed by his cousin, costly prayer-book by one of the highest
,. ; once and doubling our old-fashioned plan of plumping down on seat besides Miss :Maxwell, and seemed to Captain D. G. Young, who afterwards gave dignitaries of-the church, appreciative of the
k ,.; ; Smithers our pleasures said he hadn't time to expenses.marry his knees like a swain in a valentine, but be making himself vastly agreeable.The up his life in a Federal prison as a soldier of fact.He
'i' I 'I ," ", too and Marby who was regarded:; Budell paled visibly. It was such a cold- tableaux began immediately after the Confederacy. The Savan nah and Florida passed through a number of cholera
.: : was romantic poor; member, us blooded way, he objected ; yet it appearedhe dinner,and they were a great success. Budell route he ran himself with the steamer Ever and yellow fever epidemics, and came near
: "*, ..as to our understand that blighted gave indefinitely had almost adopted it on two occasions. had skillfully arranged them, without at- glade then the finest steamer on the South- dying in one of the latter. Always taking a
,,;' :..- ,' stood between him and the hymeneal altar. The first time a little brute of a brother had tempting to make them into a series ; and Atlantic coast. These two contracts paid near- lively interest in politics he was a frequent
: !''w,: Budell at first laughed at the idea of assigning inopportunely appeared. I never knew a music, supposed to be appropriate or to have' ]ly thirty thousand dollars per annum, but as delegate to the County, Congressional and
wished nice girl that had'nt a little brute of a reference to each tableaux, was played while the war cloud thickened he did not permit State Conventions. He was a member of the
and he to his
;1 h reason allege as
,;:" ;: that a he hadn't; met Mrs. Budell yet. That brother," exclaimed Budell, hastily general- the curtain was up. Curiously enough, in them to deter him from taking i<1es, though Quincy Convention, held at the incipiency
i,i, unanimously rejected by the rest of the izing; and on the second occasion he had the second last tableau, Miss Maxwell, ic involved a heavy loss. With all the impetuosity of the war, and was complimented on the
+' "' club was whereupon he insisted our accepting even got the length of informing the object Smithers and Budell were to appear by them- of his nature he threw himself full floor by Dr. Reydon Mays for the manly
: i. ; as an alternative that he upon was afraid of his affections (to adopt a phrase that used selves ; and still more curiously, the subjectof into the cause, and rendered, both upon the stand there taken. Fond of reading he wasa
,"' 11'" of ladies. We were willing to stretch a to madden Budell) that he had somethingto it was "The Rivals." Where Budell had Atlantic and the Gulf, most valuable and important discriminating critic and a devotee of
.1. : in favor of Budell, who was one of the tell her, when her mother entered, and got it I don't know; probably in his inner service to the Confederacy, the Ev Shakespeare. Byron and Poe. He died at
point possible fellows at a bachelor he had hastily to devise some idiotic fact consciousness. It was supposed to be a erglade"transporting troops and canon for the peace with God and man, receiving the last
.,.{ t'' jolliest and so we received this second reason.supper For, about a flower show. It was quite evident woodland scene in the pamt-and-powder protection of the sea coast, and the Madison, offices of the church.
''I"' the rest we nobly resolved not to fly but to that his nerve was not equal to a third at- days. A young lady was discovered seatedon under Captain Young, supported by a com- After a most eventful life, tempest-tossed,
'l; ,,4Y : I that he should write bank with lover at her feet of with hair-breadth land and
.r : withstand temptation our maxim was that tempt. suggested a a kneeling pany infantry, making important capturesof many escapes by
; is but it seemed that the young lady, in talk- and holding one of her hands. At a little vessels and prisoners.In by t sea, he at last sleeps well in the shadowof
is notf.r
::1" lady charming so long as one
: ; I every married to her and we were all ready to ing about a certain novel, had laughed the I distance, and unseeen by either of the lovers, recognition of his patriotic services at a little church on the sea coast by the
into society, and; even sustain the reputation go hero to scorn for resorting to so cowardly a was a rival glaring from among the trees at this period, Captain Tucker was presentedwith side of his devoted wife, within sound of the
,1-+ .. of being "dancing men." plan as writing his poposal. the unsuspecting pair. a very massive and handsome silver i ocean's requiem, which had served him as a
.i :, '. We used to elate over our celibate pipes Can't you save her life in some thrilling The tableau was very effective. Miss pitcher by the military of Fernandina. On lullaby for so many long years.
d ;' r, 'wonderful stories of narrow escapes from manner, and then cast yourself at her feet?" Maxwell looked very charming in her costume the evacuation of Fernandina, Captain
: guileful women every season ; but if these asked the romantic Marby. and Smithers glared splendidlr.Budell's Tucker very naturally refugeed with his TIlE "INVALID'S" ADVENTURES.
t J :;' were all as dependent upon the narrator's 44 Or, can't you get overtaken in a shower face it was impossible to see, for his family to Madison, where so many of his old
-; ,. fancy for important details as my contributions and then you could neatly ask her to share back was turned to the audience. 'Up till friends and his wife's relations resided, buy- HE TAKES AN EXCITING RIDE WITH A CHANCE
1 '1 ; to the conversation, the escapes were your lot as well as your umbrella?" suggested now the performers had all managed to remain ing a place near town. His family contin- ACQUAINTANCE.
.' somewhat more than hair's-breadth. Smithers. as rigid as statues, but in this tableau, ued to reside there until nearly a year after FERNANDINA, FLA., March 20, 1883.
'' ; Budell smiled faintly. Miss Maxwell\ who had already appeared the close of the his residence at Fernan- "
: '. : Budell was especially a favorite in society i iI war, The "Invalid : and Patience, were
: It's all well for fellows to make several times, seemed to lose her nerve. dina having been confiscated by the
he was one of those rare phenomena, young very you enemy. seated in a drawing-room car on the Savannah -
: .d! ,' barristers with some practice, and he had, fun of it when you haven't to do it yourselves The curtain had not been up a minute when Captain Tucker then raised a company, Florida & Western: Railroad. They had
: but all the it's ticklish thingto she started, looked down at Budell, and at which after service in the State little
: besides, a very comfortable allowance from same a some was the shelf between them for the table,
1-. : 1., his father. Like the rest of the club, I had do well. I wish to do it in a neat and last, flushing crimson, fairly ran off the incorporated with the 8th Florida regimentand and she spread a white cloth from the In-
', i 'I" at first taken as a joke his assertion that he direct manner, without any humbug." stage. sent to Virginia, where he participatedin valid's patent lunch basket, which was
'. \ was afraid of ladies ; but I gradually came to 44 It's my opinion," said Smithers, that However, the last tableau went off withouta the campaign up to and including the made according to his own ideas, where
,\ : '" see that there was some truth in it. So long you'll end by 'popping the question' in hitch, and the slight mistake did not effect second battle of Manassas.:: The severe and every luxury of eating and drinking could
t.i ',,1 j -as Budell was in a l large company-in aball- some altogether extraordinary and absurd the general verdict. And adjournment was hard marching incapacitating him for fur- be snugly stowed away, all shipshape, each
: : ,\ I' room or any place like that-he was quite I manner." made to have a dance in the hall, and I was ther duty, he returned home and engaged in in its own special place. He had selectedthe
", ;. .at his ease and as bold as a lion ; but if by Very well,sir," said Budell with dignity, standing idly looking on when Budell, once blockade running, at one time venturing a menu at the hotel in Savannah and had
44 shall more in his usual garb, rushed up to me ina from Canada to New York On "
any chance he happened to fall a temporary we see. trip City. done it "ban'up, as he proudly put it.
: 11":; captive to a solitary damsel's bow and spear, But when we left him the i idea of the irre- fever of excitement.'* i the eve of departure from the St. Johns at Ah, Invalid 1M said the good wife, with a
:', he was almost overwhelmed with nervousness pressible Budell being tongue-tied before a "By George, sir, he whispered, congratulate the time Seymour landed, he was forced to dainty bit of the wish-bone poised in her
': J.'t':; \ and his usual powers of conversation dainty little damsel who couldn't even sit me I've done it; it's all right. i' scuttle his steamer the St. Marys," to avoid fingers, "what a difference this traveling is
i ': completely deserted him. I once met him on a jury, came upon us again with redoubled And he dragged me along with him from capture. :Making his way to Lake City, he from the old way some years ago when we
:: atl.t at the Royal Academy escorting a very force, and we awoke the e hoes of the hall into the, empty library. joined General Finegan as a volunteer aid- used to come South ? Then it was ricketycars
"' ; pretty young lady, and looking as uneasy as the silent street with renewed shouts of What on earth do you mean, man" ? de-camp rendering important service, and bumpitty-bump ; long waits, always
'):I I,: if he had a worse conscience than King laughter. I exclaimed.' have you done? being in the thickest of the fight at Olustee, missing connections, and wretched fare at
\ ;; //f l Herod ; and I have seen him tremble at a Poor Budell could find no opportunity of 4'I've" proposed, sir and I've been ac. where he had a horse shot under him. dreadful hovels by the roadside. But now
: mere passing mention of the conservatory settling his fate. He revolved drearily round cepted. Had the information gained by Captain we travel as comfortably and luxuriously as
rooms, where he materially interfered I cordially congratulated him ; and then I Tucker that occasion been utilized the North. This
;/a.f', :. by his partner at a dance. However, in the my on at new short-cut by Way-
: Square Club he was our most enthusiastic with my work by constantly putting skill- inquired : Seymour's entire army might have been captured cross has shortened the time to Jacksonville -
: ; member, and horror and indignation filled fully elaborated questions to me, devised to 'How did you manage it-when did"you or destroyed. As the smoke of battle a whole day, and we run smoothly and !
;':' 1i I' our souls when we realized the direful fact extract my opinion as to his lady love, with- find the-time and where the courage? and night closed in upon us, the enemy speedily through in six hours to Savannah.
/1 that Budell was in love, and doing his best out revealing her name. I rose and fell in "I'll tell you. I did it in the tableau. having been driven from the field Captain And what a convenience the Southern Ex-
', Of ,. to be married.Had his estimation as my answers were what he Under cover of the music I told Edith that Tucker rode up to where the gallant Major Express Company is, too, for surely and
: g :Ii: i we been women we might probably desired or not, and I committed myself to in all sober earnestness I was at her feet, not Pickens Bird and the writer were resting, promptly it delivers and sends our things."
.f. s have seen the symptoms of the advancing an immense number of definite opinions as in jest alone ; and I asked "her to be my wife.That's with our advanced line of battle. Pointingto Thrue for you, old girl," replied the irreverent -
: malady, but we were only obtuse and short- to the preference between blondes and why she ran away. a number of fires in our front he told us wretch, as he thrust his "mask"deep
: '. I-1, sighted men. Now as I look back over brunettes, large mouths, and small ears, ""No wonder !1" I interjected. he had just been all along there ; that the down into a big silver mug and took
'A 1 fj',<* these months, I recall incidents that might etc., etc. Wasn't it splendid doing it under Smithera's fires we saw were the camps where they had a long pull, and a strong pull, and a pull
". : :y r: have been warnings. The gradual decrease Whither do you prefer, Greek or Saxon very eyes? left their sick and wounded. altogether, boys." He backed his head out,
names for ladies?" he once asked me. And then of course I saw Edith afterwardin and calm and content stole his
J ; i\' i .of Budell's hilarity at the club and the Other reconnoitering parties claimed that : a great over
I answered at random that I liked them the little drawing room ; andshe'll be here countenance he I feel bet-
J gradual increase of his excursions into the fires were on the picket line of the enemy as :
h k': HI:: :society could hardly, indeed, have been both equally."No directly, whenever she has changed her cos- who was still in force in our front. As we ter, Patience. I'm getting stronger every
for Budell did into but really," he persisted, I mean tume. day, I do believe.
<: : : portents, always go more advanced next morning in the track of the
r.t. modern derived from those lan- Well, I'm glad you've settled it ; and I "Your to be able to take
t ; : society than the rest of us. names retreating foe, everything Captain Tucker lungs seem a
"f' 'j'; The first allusion that he made to me guages." think Smithers was right when he said you had told us was fully confirmed, the roads deeper, fuller breath than formerly," said
44Well," I replied at a venture, I like would end by proposing in some extraordi-
; : ; about the lady who was afterward to play obstructed and evidence of his precipitate she."Do
And it to that it
seems me was
: ;: I Beatrice to his Benedick was at a concert- Saxon names. nary way. retreat in his wild retreat for Jacksonville.But you really think so ? Why?"
f.t 1;; ,I' ,or rather in the cloak-room after a concert. 44 Do you?'' he exclaimed; why, so do I. decidedly embarrassing to Miss Maxwell. for this untoward event of conflicting 441 judge from the length of the, draught
., (: ., That's what I calla pretty girl," he For example, I don't think you could find a Smithers married Edith Maxwell's sister reports, Olustee which has been classed by you just took from that huge cup," repliedshe
whispered to me ; "that dark-eyed girl over prettier name than Edith anywhere." eighteen months, after the tableau.-Bdgra.- able military writers as one of the great decisive with a sly twinkle in her eye and a demure -
'I''I't f. t'lo't"1 t 'there in the warm, fleecy brown shawls Oho I 1" I cried, "her name is Edith, via. battles of the war, might have been look at her own empty glass.
/1 s; none of your flimsy white opera cloaks." is it 1"Budell one of the grandest of the many glorious "What will you have? The basket con-
: ', ;;;: : The girl was pretty, in a fresh piquant blushed, but couldn't deny it, andI CAPTAIN JAMES TUCKER.OLD Confederate victories. tains the smooth, mellow claret, the foamy,
t ", :?;.:' ;sort of way, ana even a sworn bachelor daresay he would have revealed her sur- The war terminating, old citizens of MadI- seductive beer, and a little of the inspiring,
'i ", .J i :might have been excused for being pleased name also had I pressed him. son remember his frequent rencontres with fiery old dart,' so speak, fair maid, and "-
: :at receiving such frank smile as she greeted August brought me an invitation from TIMES ON the military stationed there and the part betook Claret, interrupted Patience; and now
o! :Budell with. Again, not many days after Will Carlyon to spend a fortnight at his WHAT MIGHT HAVE PRESIDENT BEE.Ir."TERVIEW GRANT.It in dispersing a wild mob of the newly what is the future programme of our. jour-
.. : ;.; :he remarked to me apropos da botles: father's place in Scotland, and have a shot WITH MRS. enfranchised who had been frenzied by the ney?"
a: 'i' : 41 Met rather an interesting girl last night ; at the grouse. I've asked Marby, Smithersand is meet and right, as one by one, like incendiary harangue of the officer com- Well, you remember, we liked Fernan-
': quite agrees with me on the subject of Budell he wrote, "and I expect them the seared and yellow leaves of autumn, the manding the post. The assistance be ren- dina very much last year, and found The
names." all. I know you four have frightful chains aged men, the old landmarks of our State, dered to General Breckinridge and other Egmont' about the most comfortable hotel,
t !.1,1 ; I may be excused for neglecting this hint ; and slavery notions about matrimony, but those associated with its earlier history, as Confederate officers, was in keeping with the take it all around, in Florida. Kittelle is a
ct they fall by the way-side, should at least be famous Boniface and what with the aid of
', Budell I think would have found a mollusc there are lots of nice girls staying here with man. ,
,; interesting if it had only agreed with him Fanny and if you don't all go home with the subject of a passing notice from the Saving what little he could from the wreck, his excellent chef the trout and drum fish-
f i that there was nothing more objectionable the full intention of forthwith becoming press.Among. with the assistance of friends, he bought the ing in the St. Marys, the good quail shoot-
.' I than to have one's name murdered. He Benedicks, I shall be surprised. Anyhow, the recent deaths of this class of steamer Sylvan Shore and placed heron ing on the plantations, the deer running at
...x. was nervously anxious that his name should we have plenty' of birds." our people now so rapidly diminishing in the route from Savannah to Palatka. Feel- lovely Dungeness, and the lawn tennis
,, : !'t I' be pronounced with the accent on the second When I arrived I found the house full of numbers,few possessed individuality of ing on the coast ran high ; the refugees re- court in the public park to say nothing of
d e syllable ; and I afterward found that he pleasant men and agreeable sport. The club character or experienced a more checkeredlife turned to their homes to find them desolated, the pleasant society there for you, and the
\1' had been introduced (for the second time) tot was there in full force. Budell was in toler- than Captain James Tucker. His family destroyed or confiscated and sold for taxes j cosy corners for knitting ana doing that
ibis interesting girl" as Boodle. able spirits, and came out in grand style as emigrating the great West from North every port was a military encampment. marvellous fancy work of yours, while I am
t Just as though I rhymed to noodle," as master of ceremonies, and as the ori- Carolina, settled on the banks of the Ohio Like oil and water, the two classes for a long after sport galore. So, ho for Fernandina."
j j: he indignantly expressed it. ginator of all sorts of amusements. He was river in the State of Indiana, where they acquired time refused to mix. Attrition only irritated Behold them, shortly afterwards, tucked
t; But the most important hint was given too busy to inflict any more confidences, large landed interests. His father and revived the ascerbities of the war. The comfortably into the Egmontin the 'New
the night after Mrs. Burton's ball, at which but I had no reason to suppose that he had dying in his youth and his mother marrying one side superloyal, they could not brook a port of the South." They wandered about
,1' we had all been present. We were lounging yet accomplished his proposal.One again, he fled the maternal roof, making his simple acquiescence in the logic of events by the old streets, and down on the docks
: 1 t..;. in Budell's rooms, and Smithers was giving afternoon a heavy rain storm had way to New Orleans 1 on a steamboat.' The those they designated as redhanded traitors where the various steamers touched, andt


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were loaded and unloaded by the aid of the ing white elephant' made directly out to GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS. GROCERIES PROVISIONS SHIP CHANDLERY ETC.
same old gangs of lazy darkeys, who still sea. The first breaker struck him fair and ,

sang their quaint rhythmic plantation mel- full, head on. The entire festive establish- B. NOYES
odies, as they! alone can sing them. Time ment took a bound of about three feet back- A .
seemed no object-to "the coons," for they ward, and then the mad steed made a fresh (Successor to W. A. SANBORN), H. E. DOTTEHEJEi

did lots of chatting, laughing and smoking, dash forward. Recklar sat firm and fearless, Wholesale and Retail Dealer in S
and very little work. The little "dinks and to my immense relief and composure
poured out all over the streets and stores in I urged the vicious horse on. We went GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, SHIP STORES, INVITES ATTENTION TO HIS LARGE AND VARIED ASSORTMENT OF
myriads, their shiny black faces and kinky further out, and the next wave rolled refreshingly -
! clinched wool bristling in the sunlight. into the buggy, leaving a crest of CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS, HAY,GRAIN,
_* J
Ah, happy, sleepy o Fernandina! What foam behind it shining on the floor. On Corner of Second and Centre Streets, near -+ +-
rest and strength your mild soft air and repose further, and the following wave lifted me Steamboat Landing,
brings to the shattered, overworked about six inches out of the seat. FINE FAMILY GROCERIES
brains and racked lungs of the many tour- By the great horn spoon! Recklar, FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. /

ists idling the balmy days away under your turn round. The next breaker will wash Owner and Agent for Schooner Silas (. *
bright skies. me out, and I'll be drowned to a dead cer- Evans. Special rates for Merchandise in i
Patience, I've had a time!I" said the Invalid tai nty.' !q
one day, bouncing in upon her in 'As you please, responded man Agent for Hazard Manufacturing Compa- ,
great excitement, where she was sitting,em- marble, with an ,agreeable smile on his ny's CHAMPION BARBED WIRE-the
broidering some wondrous delicate scroll features. 'If you have gone far enough. I best in the world.
, work. lie was a sight to behold-dusty, am at your service: Agent for B.F.AVERY'S CELEBRATED FANCY IMPORTED GROCERIES.,
:. out of breath, with a been through the "He hit the plunging Bucephalus a lick PLOWS.
wars" look. His dress was all awry, his on the side and pulled the rein steadily. The
linen wilted, and his trousers were rent brute, through fear of drowning, I suppose, VILLE. 33
, from turret to foundation on the nether yielded. But just as we got broadside on
side. another huge wash struck us, and we went PURE AND OF GOOD QUALITY I
i i "Oh, Invalid, what have you done? 4 cavorting' sideways-brute, buggy and all
Where have you been? Really, you are -o'er the water like a thing of life.: Building Material !
getting to be a very Don Quixote in your "We managed to turn somehow, and the ESPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO SELECTIONS OF
, wonderful adventures. Sit down here in hardened, wretched animal straightened out
i this easy chair; but first put on another for the road, his fire considerably dampenedby -+ lIh -'
I pair of trousers, and while you tell me all the onslaught of the sad sea waves.' We BRICK, LIME: HAIR, FINE TEAS AND COFFEES l 1-
about it I'll mend the torn ones. Now, are came in on the rollers like a life-saving station '
boat and the sweetest music of PLASTER CEMENT _+- !'-j-j-f*: __ +_
you comfortable, and are you sure you'renot many a + -+ 1'
hurt?'* day met my ears as we grounded on the shell
"Not a rap," said he, as he comfortablysank road again. SHINGLES THE BEST GOODS OF THIS DESCRIPTION THAT CAN BE PROCUBED.
into the embracing folds of the large "* I fancy the wire edge is off him now.

cosy chair which nearly swallowed his long, Don't you think so, Invalid?' DOORS, SASH, BLINDS,
table at his 'By the Jingo! I fervently a
lean, wiry frame. A was Jumping
hand, and ever-thoughtful Patience placed a hope so,' I responded when my breath came PAINTS, OILS, ETC.AT ., NEW GOODS Received. by Every teem e z. -

tall thin glass thereon, with a bottle of soda back.
bottle be- "We retraced our or rather buck -
and a thick, fat, enticing looking steps,
side it. "An appropriate table tableau," he jumps, over the road again. Just before we
called it. He mixed the "loot," and after a reached the pit where the alligator had been FRED W. HOYT & 00'SSECOND Cor. Second and Centre Sts., FERNANDINA, FLA.

deep draught, which seemed to strengthenand lying I noticed something black and scaly
oil his throat, began : stretched partly across the road. STREET, Near Centre.
I was standing out on the piazza about .'I looked at Recklar to see if he noticed it,
three hours ago when someone at my elbow and a serene smile was wreathed on his COLLINS & CO. HARTFORDEstablished P

politely said: Will you take a short drive wondrous features as he regarded it. We C. H. HTJOT .
with me this morning?' I turned and sawa reached the object, and my heart gave a {::r
courteous appearing young man, fashion- sickening thud as I saw a dirty, slimy alligator .' 1826.MANUFACTURERS .
ably dressed, the very picture of good health, wallowing there. The infernal white DEALER IN- .
with immense broad shoulders. His face horse jumped clean over him, and if I

and hands were tanned a deep rich brown, hadn't shut my teeth tight my heart would
and he seemed a very young Hercules in his have leaped straight out of my mouth. aHANDLERY: :
lusty youth. He indicated a buggy, shiny The forward wheel struck the''gator,' : .

and new, coming toward us, drawn by a and there was an instantaneous commotion i: 1
fine, high-stepping white horse. The whole right off. He swerved out with his tail, and I
trap had an Inviting appearance, so I answered got it caught somehow in the spokes. The' Groceries, Hardware, 9 I IG a
With flew ominously, and he was pitchedby
as impulsively as ever, pleasure splinters
,sir.' The man looked a thorough gen- the turning of the wheel right into the DRY GOODS, BOOTS AND SHOES,
tleman, and I fancied he was lonely and wagon!Ih .
wanted companion, and, as it was one of He lit with his immense head fair in my
Heaven's own days, I was glad of the lap, and his tail on the floor. He gave that Second Street, M
chance to enjoy it. flag' a swish, and Recklar was bounced
We seated ourselves and sallied forth. against the back curtain of the wagon top, vie FERNANDINA, FLA.

The stranger said: Have you any particular I which was up, of course. His jaws snapped,
drive you fancy? If so, we will go that and I felt as though my life had been a
way) Finding I had no choice he turned pretty bad one, and I'd like the chance to FERNANDINA OF

toward the beach. I beg your pardon,butas live some of my years over again The
we are strangers I think it would be well slimy beastly, miry brute gave a smotheredroar
for me to inform you that my name is lleck- and I made one grand impetuous back Axes Hatchets Picks
lar.' 'And mine is the Invalid.' Now we spring against that cruelly buttoned curtain. [STEAM ] [SAW ] [MILL.:]

shall get along better as '- His further Recklar at the same time threw all his great *s ....J. *v /* *v-- ....J. 9
words were cut short by the horse giving a strength against it. One button tore out, AND OTHER EXTRA QUALITY
to side which cramped the and then another.
quick jump one ,
wheel against the body of the wagon, and "The 'gator' gave another horrible thud C. H. HUOT, PROPRIETOR, TOOLS FOR FARMS AND PLANTATIONS. \\i
shook the top till it creaked again. Mr. with his tail, and the dashboard shriveled

Recklar took out the whip and gave the an- outward. He opened his big crimson-lined constantly on hand- Also, FINE STEEL AND CHEAPER PLOWSOf
imal a determined 'reminder' on his shy- jaws again. His hot,disgusting breath came HAS
ing side, which straightened him up in a into. my face. Ugh Lumber all sizes and prices from $5 to $30. Also, Plowing Machines. '
Mifly'and sent him on a big gallop down 'One final spring and mighty push to- JSS by Cargoes.,
Farmers will receive valuable Information, catalogues, &.c., ,
he road. gether Recklar and I made against the cloth.
"He seems an.ugly customer, I venturedto It ripped and yielded. We both sprawled, Office on Second Street. vie by writing to the makers,

remark, between gasps. 'That he is. He tumbled, fell out backwards, all tangled up COLLINS & CO., 212 Water St., New York.
has not been in harness before in over a year, together. The wagon rolled on, the maddened --
they told me at the stable. He has always horse dashing off like fury. We couldsee HOUSE-FURNISHING GOODS I -
been unmanageable, and they warned me a cloud of dust, and dimly through it a
against him and wanted to put in another black scaly monster swooping great curves INDIGESTION LOST APPETITE. BILIOUSNESS; {

horse, but I selected this white ghost, especially about with his body, leaving shreds of cloth, DYSPEPSIA, SOUR STOMACH, FOUL BREATH, y.,
as I thought the drive would be a little leather, wood and iron in his wake at every We invite your attention to our COSTIVENESS, ENLARGED SPLEEN, COLIC, &C.
more exciting.: stroke.
Her.J.B.Graves Editor and Proprietor "BaptistJ.. R.Johnson. M. D.. of Abbeville. Miss.. Aug.
"I took deliberate look at :Mr. Recklar The reckless steed raced through the :
a Memphis Teoo. says: 1 received a package) of your 11.1882, says: I am a graduate of Georgia Medical .
after he spoke these words, which he calmlyand town at a' quarter gait' to the amazementand Crockery 1 Glassware Liver Medicine and have used about half of it. it College and have practiced thirty-five years. I use
steadily poured out. His face was as terror of all the natives, who gave him works like a charm.I want no better Liver Regulator TOOT medicine in my practice. It Is not only a Rood
and certainly no more of Zellin's mixture. Liver Medicine It Is a sovereign remedy for tlux.Rev.
unruffled as a sleeping child's, and the free and clear right of way. The alligatorgot .E.A.Haffins,Franklin.Er. | Rev.J.S.Beasley,of Snmmerton.
white-hued ,giraffe: was rnnningin an alarm- tangled up somehow in the reins and and offer our Goods in these lines as low as Aug."82,says: It is the best medicine o 8 0.,Jan'82.says: I have used, ZeUI -
ing way all the time, too. After every jump other rigging, and''was carried on, and when I have ever taken in my life. It I In's your preparation medicine a altogether great deal superior but find
is coring me of Dyspepsia.Send me
young Hercules would lay on one of those the whole carousal' reached the stable the lowest. Chamber Toilet Sets of another package. Must have it. I in its effect on the system The best.

powerful cuts of his with the whip, now on door there was a human stampede for vacant latest designs beautiful Tea Sets, Rev. J. I.. Brlttain, of Blountsville. Dr. S. Mansfield Wholesale Druggist Memphis
very ; Ala..March 1882,says: I suffered with Tenn.,says "Have sold It 30 years; my predecessor
side about lots that awful to behold. There wasn'tmuch
the other
one now on equally was
torpid liver and costiveness.and your sold it many years before me.That this medicine ia a
divided ; showing no favor to either special left of the outfit either to tell the tale. Dinner Sets, Lamps, etc., etc.; Tin ;- medicine cured me. My wife has used it good one"no one can deny;and that it is tLe true and {
with admirable effect for sick-beadachP genuine'Simmons;: Liver Medicine'nonedari gainsay
It took about minutes for
flank He the to
kept disgust ing quadruped thirty me Chamber Sets all colors Wooden-
straight in the road any way,and he seemed recover my senses after the scrimmage, and. ; Original and Only Genuine. Estat.1810.1
strong enough to wear out tho animal."I we two had to walk, dusty and forlorn, backto Ware of all kinds; and Housekeeping Put up in and 35c.bottles and SI.packages [ !
was not thoroughly happy. I must the hotel. Just as we reached the office I s ST.by ;
Utensils generally. ;.F.SIMMONS& CO.. lOur .Me 1
confess but the coolness of the fellow kept turned to thank Recklar for the very quiet 1 .
my alarm under good restraint. I swallo '.d and agreeable drive I had enjoyed when FRED W. IIOYT R CO. i
it, so to speak, and a big choking lump it what do you think happened ?
left in my throat, too. A sudden thought Oh Invalid, surely no more disasters. DR. CLARK JOHNSON'SINDIAN
flashed through my mind! It was awful, What, oh what was it?' asked Patience

and sent a cold chill down the whole lengthof nervously. WH LE ALE AND RETAIL. .
my backbone. Well; he looked me steadily in the face M I
"Great Scott! suppose he should be a lunatic for a moment; gave an idiotic sort of grin, I BLOOD SYRUPS
and fell forward right into my arms J Pa- O

I surveyed him again, and he still worea tience, oh, Patience, he was loaded to the P 4
placid, steady composure. His manner breech-drunk as a lord and I never sus-
0a Cures all diseases of the Stomach, Liver, Bowels, g
was contagious. I braced my nerves, swallowed pected it for an instant. I'll never forgive O N
the lump in my throat, though it myself as long as I live. Here have I been M Kidneys, Skin and Blood. BULLIONS testify to its
seemed to grow by the way and made a knocking round all over the world for = I
huge sickening hole lower down. If he can years, and to be taken in so, horriblywhat'sthe CJ efficacy in healing the above named diseases, and F

stand it I will, I desperately resolved. good of experience! I'm disgusted, and I pronounce it to be the Best Remedy Known to JI .
"*Perhaps you would like to drive yourself mad as a hornet." tiCr A. B. NO YES ,
o /
Invalid. Will you take the reins?' Here he took a last pull at the long glass. I IV y
This is asked just after the big whitewashedbrute Patience was sympathetic as ever. She o <_ GUARANTEED TO CURE DYSPEPSIA. '
made forward which handed him the trousers she had been mend- -DEALER IN- I
a savage lunge .t
brought the 'gad' down swift and heavy ing. He gave a glance at her handiwork, anda 00 I Trade Mark.Laboratory.
around his body. Xo Dy the Piper! Xo!t' broad smile broke on his visage. His good z r AGENTS "'W"ANTED.-em
I answered hurriedl '. On we rocked over nature returned at once as he remarked : I Family Supplies, O

the shell road, now bounding to the right, can see daylight between the stitches,, and I
77 West Third St. New York City. Druggists sell it. ,
feel draft 'em gs
now to the left, taking a short, straight can enough through to give a H ,
fellow a bad cold,'' and then he continued HEAVY GROCERIES, =
stretch once in a while just to keep one's N h
head from swimming too much. We caughta with much gusto, quoting: CEDARTOWX, GA., June 20th, 1881.
hurried < Dr. Clark Johnson:-My children were sick with Fever, and a short trial of your
black and white
glimpse of the
big She work
can a fancy screen,
!light-house which looms the left and CM Hay and Grain Indian Blood Symp completely cured them.
up on Just the nicest ever seen, 00 RUDIE CANTLER.DO'W'S .
it seemed but a dissolving view. A little In a style that all her' culchawed set enchants 0 o 46

further on I caught a quick view of a swamp ; o
pen, fenced round, close to the side of the But my friend, 'twixt you and me, H Jl2r' SHIP STORES, o America Ahead !
road,and thought a big black log was lying It would chill a man to see
in the middle of it. How she stitched a patch on the old man's fc = JAMAICA GINGER CORDIALIS
That's an alligator,' said my centaur pants. Furniture,
acquaintance. 'A nigger catches them in -J. S. ]1. in New York Commercial G
the St. Marys river and keeps them in that Stoves SO NOT AN ALCOHOLIC EXTRACT, 9oz <

hole till he can find a purchaser. I'd stop DON'T WASTE MONEY on trashy extracts r. but contains all the medicinal proper- ff.1Brill
and let you examine the beast if this horse when you can buy a lasting perfume so de- iA ties of the finest Jamaica Ginger Root. It '
had time for such a Paints, is pleasant' to take and -
any spare purpose. lightfully) fragrant and refreshing as Flor- very ,
Sometimes one breaks through the fence .
Co O Crockery, -
eston egne. i iO
and creates a panic about here.' CURES INDIGESTION, HEADACHE, o
rn ,. .
"Nowthe road, running between two highbluffs A BENEFICIENT ACTION.-The miserable OD ,Hardware, r" COLDS, CHILLS, CRAMP COLIC, I CoCo
on either side, opened on Amelia looks and feeling of those confined at desksor ooIt
Beach, and the broad ocean stretched before work tables,are caused by weak Stomach, < :: + i.. 1 ,Willow-Ware. I t N' yP
us. An angry surf was tumbling in, and to Kidneys, or Bowels. Parkers's Ginger Tonic ,, ; ,.'".-", PAINS in the Stomach and Bowels, 0 Ov .
add to the joy and peace of this mild ride without intoxicating has such a beneficient r., \ ,-r I

the tide was high. Amelia Beach is the action on these organs and so cleanses the 0" and MALARIA, by warming and stimulat- FOR SALE BY ALL LEADING DEALERS. 3
prettiest spot imaginable at low water. The poisonous'matters from the system, that ing the Stomach and Bowels into a healthy I 1
sand is firm, hard and level, and the horses' rosy cheeks and good health are soon )M( = action. Sold by 4.SK FOR IT! BUY IT!! TRY lt\\#
hoofs make merry patter on it as they trot brought back again.-Express. O ;: PALMER BRO'S,
along. For full twenty miles the smooth Centre Street, Fernandina, Fla.Also To Rent.

surface extends, probably the finest The known Sanborn's's E< yellow troubled with such of property
Are :
on earth But at high water as the you symptoms Q Agents for DOWS JAMAICA ,
Apply for particulars to '
surf to the bank the drivingis dyspepsia as belching, tasting of the food Yl_! A LownI I F ALE the Ale made
impracticable.comes right up cure heart-burn you. etc.' Brown's Iron Bitters will nB t Low B Bh\ \ i without GINGER pepper., only Ginger 22 Fernandina, July 15-tf. A. B. SOYi i it

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MIRROR : APRIL 7.'jl' .

i-;; l :rilE FLORIDA MIRROR. on in Florida geographically. Twelve years THE SHIP CANAL. tution as it has teen amended and the laws THE ERIE THE

ago, as is attested by many inhabitants theme We publish{ from the New York Heraldan it clearly authorizes, ought to have the hearty WELLAND AND

i" -,1!: ;:: SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 188S. of this lake was dry ground, a rich hammock" apparently official' statement from the co-operation of the Republicans of the State THE FLORIDA CANALS
: and that the alliances so formed To the Editor of the Mirror
;, 'jtv b mirabile dictu. He further says : "I saw ship canal projectors. A route for a ship ought to :
SEVEN RAILROADS TO TAMPA. present a united front to the enemy and "Clinton's ditch built New York
here some sweet is
seedlings planted eight canal the
c r'r years commencing at Nassau Inlet, with have the encouragement and of the
: .; From our South Florida exchanges it ago, which are now twenty-five feet high, scant 8 feet at low water, thence into the party throughout the countnSuch support is the terse"truth, the essence of the finer phrasing

Iffr would appear that there existed a headlongrace and bore the past year thousands of oranges" St Johns hy a channel 6 feet deep and via Southern policy of the President." that to the opening of the Erie Canal we

? of to reach We Stripped of its verbiage, this means that, must attribute the sudden
railways Tampa bay. and so on in this loose, unintelligent way Doctors Lake tbthe Suwanee river, which as we said in our article yesterday there is development and

-I are informed he writes like an auctioneer, to the injury of has about 3 to four feet water at its entrance, to be an alliance of Republicans ,with dis- subsequent gigantic growth of New York,

: : 1st. That theSouth Florida Railroad, from the country he is trying to describe. is a curious route to select for a ship canalto affected and office-seeking Democrats ; and hitherto distanced in the commercial race by

Sanford, is actively engaged in constructing have we warn the President in advance that the both Baltimore and Boston. Despite the
a depth of 26 feet of water.
;{'', the continuation of.the railway to Tampa. THE CITY ELECTION. The policy is fore-doomed to failure. If he will magnificent system of railroads now center-
(. V1* elevation of the land intervening desist from fishing long enough to look
tj t : 2d. That the International Railroad (General The election resulted in the choice of the between Doctors Lake and the Suwanee around here for himself and confer with ing Manhattan Island, the preeminenteven

;, Gordon's) has begun work at Ocala in Haley ticket by a considerable majority, ex- river is about 200 feet. Trial have trustworthy men. he can easily convince ( amongst the best roads) New York

: '. ., building a railroad to Tampa. cept two aldermen, Messrs.Hoyt and Kelly, been made across via Kingsley surveys Pond, but no himself of that.-TimesUnion.. Central not excepted, the truth that to the

3d. That the Tropical Peninsular Railroad elected upon a tax-payers' and conservative route for a ship canal has ever been sur- opening of the Erie Canal, New York owes

: >, has, under Senator Mann, actually begun ticket. veyed on the WASHINGTON.To its present proud position as the Empire
proposed route.
fc- ;', 1 work on a railway to Tampa. The last two, The tickets presented by the two Repub- Why it should be proposed to Fer- the Editor of the Mirror: City of the Empire State of this great Union

.,1; .,t however, seem to be in cahoot. lican caucuses ignored the rights and repre- nandina bar pass WASHINGTON, :March 30, 1883. remains undisputed.As .
i '',: sentation of the of the in the entrance of St. Marys river, The Star Route trial has been more largely the mighty
.' 4th. That the Florida Southern Railroad tax-payers city, which has network of railroads
a depth of 13 feet at low grew
N' will positively proceed at once with an ext the supposed interest of the Republican attended this week than at any time during around her, and the briarean arms of
; to take one
:' ; Nassau, with a depth of 8 feet, for its
': <" }! ; : !: tension of its road to Tampa. party.It which no improvement has been progress, Judge Wylie's court-room being vast system after another stretched towards

; .- ;' '...1 5th. That the Jacksonville, Tampa & Key seems to be the determination of the timated ever es- filled every morning long before the court North and West, seeking to attract and

,;.. ..! t West Railroad have a considerable force at Republican leaders to use the nontaxpaying or appropriation given, is past com- opened. To avoid. ? a jam after the seats are control the carrying business of the Western
prehension. It would
seem to indicate that filled bailiffs
are stationed at the doors
;' ".:.:; work between Jacksonville and Palatka, colored vote of the city for the interests I the to States, it was predicted that the occupationof
't.t parties who.furnished the article in the deny admittance to all except those whose
.!io; .,:. ""I building their road to Tampa of party alone. New York Clinton's work was gone;,that its place"as
Herald had no knowledge of the business them
requires to be in
" :' ,ti 6th. That the Live Oak & Rowland's Bluff If this is to be so, and if it is settled that court. The a great industrial factor would be knownno
1 topography of Florida, but had taken a map women show quite
':: : : Railroad(Plant's system) will,undoubtedly, the tax-payers have no rights that are to be and made random lines without regard to whether as much.eagernees as the more; that, weighed in the balance of
men, to get at the true inwardnessof
;. 4"' J .t build their road to Tampa. represented, it will soon come to be a ques- the conditions commerce, it had been found wanting and
necessary of constructing a this case or to have look
a good at the that
'.. ;:;\:': 7th. And last, but not least, that the Transit tion of self-preservation. We have heard it canal. There is certainly on the line defendants and over its deserted wharves and ware-
pro- distinguished counsel. The
;. ; ,' Railroad will proceed to track-laying suggested that there was no good reason posed neither houses the traveler might soon read the
I practicable harbors at its ter- event of the trial
Tuesday, and what will "
, .r' *, about the 1st of May to Panasoffkee, sodA why white stevedores, carmen, laborers in legend Ichabod.
I. .... mini or any supply of water on its line to probably stand oat as the prominent feature
( '; ,:. ; thence on its original route south to Tampa railroad shops, etc., should not be encour- feed a ship canal. in the entire of the But what are the facts? While the rail

..ti "-';i' And Charlotte Harbor. aged to settle here. history case, was roads, some of them equipped with rom-
1t The
survey of General Gillraore gives the the calling of ex-Senator
. :' '"f Now it can hardly be that seven different If the colored voters of Fernandina are known Stephen W. Dorseyto tracks and almost unlimited rolling stock.
practicable line for a ship canal the witness stand. He has been conspic
; railways will be constructed to Tampa, determined, always and under all circum- -via the \Iar'sriver have proved utterly incapable of moving
.. Okefinokee Swamp uously absent the
during: weeks of
_ albeit they all have laud grants we believe. stances, to vote the 'publican ticket" to valley of the Suwanee river to [its junctionwith examination. :Much curiosity many has been anything like the produce offered them,

: ;; One of these roads, we think, will be, un- select colored men to fill the position of aldermen the Withlacoochee and Clinton's ditch" flows still, and the Erie
thence to the shown about his
making an
/ ,: doubtedly constructed,and that is the Transit marshal, police, etc., then it simply Gulf. and appearance, Canal on its modest waters bears a traffic

I>. road, which represents the original project requires that the tax-payers and prop- I The canal route surveyed by Lieutenant would.be many conjectures called expressed as a witness.as to whether So his- such as the largest of the :railway systems

; of 1854, and has already constructed and erty-holders should combine and increasethe Smith could not begin grapple with; in the pro-
was via the Wekiva creek to Hills- debut could not but be an event in the court
in operation 262 miles of road, and twenty- number of white voters by transferringthe saic words of a recent report of the New
borough river either
by Lake Apopka or room, and an occasion for every body's turn- York
.: five more graded and cross tied. The extension employment they now give to the col- lower down. Chamber of Commerce: During the
I ing an open ear to the judge When the
ored period of navigation from Mar\ 1st to November
;' of its road to its ultimate terminus laborers to white men. -
A tide-water canal anywhere north: of eourt opened Mr.\ Dorsey wassitting beside
be We do not wish to see question of 1st. the Erie Canal delivered in New
to matter of
seems a paramount importance any Okechobee deemed
,. is impracticable.. The Mr. Ingersell, one of his counsel. On being
: to the Florida Transit & Peninsular race or' labor in our municipal affairs, but lowest York 13,000,000 bushels of grainmorethan
depression in the Northern called he
of and
part arose went to the stand car-
'; :'ti1':1; :,' Company, and having already a trunk line we do know that the control of our city af- the State is the valley of St. Marys and Oke rying a large packet of with ,him. all the railroads-put together"

:- :; laid with heavy rail, and fully equipped fairs, claimed and exercised by the Repub- finokee-120 feet above the sea-with His concealed papera So- much for the Erie., Let us now see
a long eyes were by dark:goggles he
with motive it would to lican majority, has proved injurious, and what has been done, and what i is doing, by
4 s power, seem possess level of 7& miles from Okefinokee to Ella- lias been wearing for the last His

1 greater advantages for obtaining the carrying will continue to prove injurious inthe fu- viii e. toilet gave evidence that he had year.not been ,the British Government and Dominion

trade of that section of the than ture to our prosperity and welfare. Canada in connection with the Welland
t i-: country The New York Herald ship canal isa forgetful of Ms personal appearance, and he ,CanaL
one of the later projects which have We urge a union of the good men of all .
'.: f Any paper canal, which cannot be located upon wore a buttonhole bouquet on the lappel of After an admirable resume of the trade

:; : been incorporated. parties for the best administration of our the ground, and will not float anything,. his coat. He-was not in an amiable mood, and commerce of the Union, General Gill-
v ,'; We do not believe that there is business tomore city affairs. We wish to see our city offices
unless it is are Erie Canal boat bonds. for he
.' 1' or spoke defiantly to Mr. -.Merrick, who more, in one of his lucid, and admirable
filled the best and that candidates
than support one road. by men,
I. was addressing the court. His counsel ad- reports the Senate, thus-puts the case, and
should be voted for, not because they are
1 i EDITORIAL CORRESPONDENCE dressed a worJto; him, after which he was his words are pregnant with, interest, more
; : EMBRYO CITIES. white or black, Republicans or Democrats,
GAINESVILLE, April 4, 1883. silent until the close of the discussion on I especially as I shall show, for our section,
The advertising of new towns in Florida but because they will fill the office in the
Abundant rains have fallen through the the point raised. When Mr. Dorsey was and his arguments
are even more applicableto
t.J seems to us to be rather overdone. Not un- best and most efficient manner.
,. interior, and vegetation will rapidly grow about to he sworn Mr. Merrick said he the Florida Steamboat and Barge Canal
frequently a whole broadside local paper There is no objection to any city offices
The vegetable crop will be quite large, and wanted to examine the witness as to whether than the Welland, of which he is writing:
: ) f' is devoted to a very exhaustive advertisement being filled by colored men competent to
it is to be
hoped remunerative. The oath
l peopleof an was binding upon his conscience.The The British and Canadian Governmentsare
,};4 of the merits: of some embryo city of fill them, but there is a reasonable and very
: Gainesville are- quite excited over their witness shook his finger in the face of : making great efforts to secure as large a
; I two three hundred inhabitants. decided the of
: perhaps or objection to giving
; i. power
: new artesian weft on the Public Square,. Mr. Merrick and said excitedly : "Any oath portion possible of the carrying trade of
', We have in mind in
j one place particular legislation exclusively to colored men,
which has now attained a depth of about will be as binding on my conscience as on the West by improving its water routes to
which has been advertised in Florida almost
because in the
simply they are majority.
: 200 feet. The drift;Has penetrated a bed of Mr. Merrick's conscience." Mr. Ingersoll the seaboard. Within three from the
: years
,,1 : $ as extensively as Lydia Pinkham's wonderful The white tax-payers of the city, who pay I
quartz rock and brought to the surface objected
to this proceeding, and protested present time the completion of-:the Welland
', ; t. medicine. Of course, it is like other advvertising nine-tenths of the amounts expended by
small quantities gold-bearing rock, and eloquently against introducing into a case Canal will enable British steamships of 2,000
a matter of business. We do not the city government, have a right to repre- '
'f even a few flakes of pure gold. It is not in this century the barbarism of the dark tons to receive their cargoes of grain and
:; > :recollect to have ever seen such extensive sentation as citizens and as taxpayers.It .
d supposed however, to :t ; .advertising of towns in any other; part of the is not to the credit of Fernandina that
'1 but it is rather surprising that it so addicted to lying that they had to be nearly completed works which will
,\ United States unless it was in the Denver such Aldermen and
men as Hoyt Kelly
t should be found at all lying beneaththe frightened into telling the truth. Here he 4 cost over $30,000,000, which, with.$24,000,000
l' regions. Very likely these new towns may should be elected by but one majority, and
; peninsula formations where it would delivered address in
a spirited much the already expended, gives a total $54,000.000:
,J have a great many advantages, but Florida that so excellent, efficient and capable a
hardly have been looked for. Another;same strain as many of his "infidel" lectures spent in order to control, as far as possible,
: .f. has very little to support its towns in the man as Mr. Kydd should be defeated by six: of much
; discovery more importance is expounding his antireligiousviews.In the carrying trade of our grain-raising States.
;, of business. A few supply stores and votes in order to elect Port W. King.
t' way that of phosphate rock about two or three replying, Mr. Jlerrick said that what Mr. With the completion of this cheap foreign

: J mechanics' shops constitute the business The persistence in this policy has buried miles west of Hawthorne __ __ ____.L- ._ L._.._ ,. _
near Magnesia Ingersoll called the barbarism of the past water route, pcneirawug me very near oi
the local centres. You cannot plant a city the Republican majority in Jacksonville, t -
; -1 1 Springs. Specimens which have been ana- was the light that had come down to us our agricultural region, the United States
ten miles in other country but and will eventually do so here, if our citi- {
II 1:: every any lyzed give, it is said 42: per cent., equal to from many centuries, and needed! no de will possess-no transportation line that can
j, :. 1 : China. In Florida it is groves, fields and zens will take sufficient interest in the subject -
the bone '
phosphate. The owner of the bed, fence from him. He did not'objects to the compete with it on equal terms unless the
i : I 't; farms which need occupying, and not towns. Dr. Simmons, says that he finds it on the witness giving his narrative but said he Mississippi river is improved,. and all obstacles -

f'f' Ten acres in the country can be purchased THE NEW ORLEANS "TIMES- surface and at a depth.of four feet for an extent wanted to let the Jury know on what terms are removed that stand in.the way of

: ( for the cost of a quarter acre lot in town. DEMOCRAT." of over fifteen acres. Should this turn he testified, whether in taking the-oath he the most economical transportation to

::.... The ten acres will well a family .
1 support We have received the Times-Democrat almanac out to be in quantity and quality a valuable felt that his conscience was involved! as an foreign andidomestic markets of the surplus

4' ..+ f t while the town lot can give little more than for 1883, a very valuable publication fertilizer, it will be:) immense value and :immortal man before Heaven. :\II:.. Jn er- products oCthe Mississippi Valley"If

,,\.. ?, t the room for a dwelling. It is the interest given by that journal to all of its subscribers. importance to the interior of Florida, and :soll said there was no qualification in the the control of one water line of trans-

-i: speculators to start towns and sell town ;prove a profitable industry if it can be man- ,law that permitted a witness to testify in portation, closed for six months the year,

:. :t: lots, much more than it is the interest of It is beautifully illustrated with views of .ufactured on the spot. :his own behalf. Judge Wylie, in deciding and directed chiefly for the acquisition of

: I''r settlers to crowd into villages with the hope The fruit on the trees is well ,the said} !be had
Southern scenery, and celebrated foreign orange now question, nothing to do with our grain products be worth the expenditureof

: ,f,r, that they will become cities. views, with 160 pages of closelyprintedmatter. developed, and promises be abundant. A ,:its theological aspect. The extremely op- betweena fifty and sixty millions, we are

., ': ::: r ,< Certainly all these new places cannot be- good vegetable crop and a good orange crop, posite characteristics of Mr. Merrick: and the better*able to understand the anxiety

': "' :.'.. come important centres and large towns. Its political statistical information is espe- .; with Alachua's usual product of cotton, corn ; Colonel Ingersolt, not only on the-religious manifested by no less than three foreign

I 11 t I The Western States are full of dead cities cially valuable,embracing the leading points. :and cane will cause increased attention to be- !i question, but in, appearance, tone-?gesture, corporations to secure a charter for the con-

? 'j', I and wrecks of speculations in town lots.The'State of interest obtained by the census, and much. attracted to this fine fertile and healthy i; and manner as well,were strikingly brought struction of the canal, by wihich it is pro

.; L.I'\t! ; of Georgia to-day, with a million other special information compiled from :region. !, out in this discussion. Colonel'! Ingersollmay posed to effect the "junction) of the Mississippi -

:j:, ; r and a half of people, has not a single city of other sources. The resumption of the work on the Florida : be called a representative modern in- and the Atlantic" to secure a trafficso

!. :I J" i : 40,000 inhabitants, and but three with over We note some inaccuracies in reference to. Southern Railroad!to Lake City is looked novator, a champion of free thonght, and enormous as to seem almost incredible ;

,- ;;.-'\ -:: 20,000, and not ten with over 5,000. North our own State, under the head of Rail- forward to with much Interest. It will reach an iconoclast.. He speaks with the easy the ever and rapidly increasing products of

; ;' ;(.! Carolina has but one town with over 10,000 roads in the Southern States. It puts- and open up the finest portion of the county grace of the lecture room, in an almost con- no less than twenty-two States and terri-

: j 1 l h ;people. It is true that suburban populations down in Florida : and the portion which before the days of versational tone. warms up as be proceeds, tories, three of whom aloneby documents

v : I t::Y .can be supported to some extent in Florida .Peninsular (narrow-guage) from "Waldo railroad was the seat of the largest population and on this occasion shaded artisticallyfrom submitted to Congress), shooed that within

: t: : i';:1' .by larger plats of ground devoted to orange to Orange Lake. Length of road, 20 miles and produced the principal part of the the beauties of truth for its own sake two years the saving to. their Common-

r. i r1 i : .and vegetable growing, but the fact remains The Peninsular Railroad is not narrow- crops. to the fire of hell rekindled.:' Judge wealtbsyby adopting transportation by water

+ t .that there is but a small demand for town extends from Waldo-'to The extension of the Live Oak &Rowland Merrier the
:. y ;i.;.f- : guage, and already repiesents: opposite-extreme-old rather than rail, had amounted to $200,000- i o

'. ::;, \ ;sites and city lots. Wildwood 85 miles, and is now merged in Bluff Railroad.to Gainesville is considered beliefs as cherished and revered: by the Ro- 000, while a previous report to Congress estimated -

the Transit Peninsular.St. almost certain. The enterprises which. Mr. man Catholic Church, and insists upon the a portion of the traffic about being
J l' XHE INTELLIGENT TRAVELER. Johns from Tocoi to St. Augustine-, is
information put down at 10J miles, instead of 15. Plant undertakes very apt to be canned letter of the-law. He is the incarnation of diverted with this channel at over five hundred -
the the
t During brought
i' war Florida Southern is put down "Palotka through. ________________ conservatism. With effective tone, measured millions annually,, and annually in-
'! into the Federal lines by the intelligent contraband to Newnansville," instead of the present wordy and -finger pointed towards creasing.

!,';, was a source of great amusement to line, from Palatka to Gainesville and Ocala, "THE PRESIDENT'S SOUTHERN
(. \ 1: solemnly referred to the awful Two more interesting facts in connection t

',:' : the Confederates, and eventually became a 77 It miles.gives "Jacksonville & South Eastern, POLICY. responsibility: of testitying with the fear of with this work, and I have done. The cost
r', great joke on the other side. The utterances of the National JfepuWi- the penitentiary before one in this world
from Jacksonville to Litchfield, 84 miles. can day by day show that after of the construction of the Erie Canal and
:s. t. The intelligent travelers who write letters There is no such road.GENERAL. a period of and eternal damnation in the world to
\ 1" comparative quiet, this section is again attracting come. This lively episode introduced into theWelland would aggregate over one hun-
; from Florida are likely to afford as much
GORDON.An the attention of the party leaders. the dull routine of the monotonous trial dred million dollars. The cost of the Florida
c I st "I .1.: amusement to our people as the veritablerelations In an article on "The President's SouthernPolicy" was highly enjoyed by the audience. The Steamboat
and Canal will not exceed
h unknown correspondent of the Philadelphia in a recent issue it declares that the Barge
J l ;. of the intelligent contraband. two mea could not have been more anithet-
., Press, writing from Jacksonville President has lent the whole weight of his ten millions.
ically but
tl presented, neither lost the
have a loose idea of quantities as '' by
They very sent a lot of twaddle and special" stuff Administration to the coalitions in Virginiaand contrast, and each proved a worthy advocate Again the Welland and Erie are closed:
,t 1: ;, well as qualities, and endeavor gratuitously) about General Gordon's intention to become North Carolina, and adds: "It is a ofhis cherished faith. Senator William- for traffic-ice bound-six months in

to write up the particular location which a candidate for the United States Senate pleasure to.be able to say, as we do, that the Pitt Kellogg, of Louisiana. has been every
i"t from Florida. We were surprised to observe President ) and pre- year. Page 18 in General Gillmore's report
t. has given them a good dinner or a free ride. warmly unreservedly approves sented for complicity in the star route
'r that this gossip gained credence from some the plan for the restoration of the frauds. The defence in the Star Route states that 10,000,000 bushels of grain have

1 r}'. t t One of these correspondents has been at of our cotemporaries. The thing was absurdon South which the 'National Republican has has already cost more than $200,000. cases Bob been caught and frozen in in one night." How
'+' a Gainesville recently, and in the March its face, and the source from which it constantly and persistently vocated for Ingersoll said
is to have pocketed $50,000, does this state of things with the
: ; e number of The Smith has some very fine emanated was entitled to no respect. General more than two years. ..And first, as to the Wilson $30,000 Davidge $30,000, and Gen- compare
and Gordon, it may be assumed, is not in the plan proposed: It is that in cash Southern eral Henkle is fighting for his clients route now about being opened by the Flor-
He took of under
writing. a tramp, a
habit of furnishing his inmost thoughts to State, native white citizens of Democraticand the stimulus of a $4O.OOO fee. Steamboat and Barge Canal? "A. special

,, t "half a dozen fruit and vegetable farms -ad any correspondent of a Northern paper. Confederate antecedents who make a Mr. Dorsey has made up his mind to flatly feature in this great Southern route" says

{ joining one another, each cultivating ten to The whole thing should have been treated new political departure unmistakably involving deny everything. So in that direction he the report to one of the foreign

t fifty acres of strawberries, eta He describesPayne's with silent contempt. a separation from the upholders of hesitates at nothing. He also corporations
q General Gordon has a right to feel indignant the old Bourbon regime, which persists in himself as an innocent represents alluded to, '*is its entire freedom from the I
Prairie Lake remarkable sheet of ,guileless man, whose
; at the use which has been made of calling itself the Democratic party, and em- letters to postmasters were instigated by climatic hindrances unavoidable on the most :

( water, illustrating the rapid changes going his name. bracing a genuine acceptance of the Consti purely disinterested friendship. favored of the Northern ones," and when .



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speaking of St. Marys as the Atlantic terminus NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Jr-qQ-'s: -

of the canal: "There neither ice nor ,:t.
snow, fogs nor storms mar the prospects of TO:: LET. Curiosity Variety store #

the merchant or the navigator,but favorable COMMODIOUS J. fc T KYDD '
winds, with ports easy of access and open, in A Offers a large and carefully selectedHOSIERY .

a delicious climate all the year round, invite DWELLING ,, ,
STOCK OF Corner of Centre and Third Streets. :
the largest commerce in the world, winter
Corner Escambia and Fourth streets. Pos-
and summer alike.With a copy of tile Herald session can be given April 1st. For Gentlemen, Ladies and Children.

before me, crowded with accounts of frozen Inquire of : G. STARK.

canals, rivers choked with ice, and miles of Fernandina, Fla., March 18,1883.Absolutely f3AN XEBCSJEFS: : H SPRING GOODS |r'

I railway freight cars imbedded in snow, I Silk, Linen, and Cotton.

i i note or comment on the foregoing would / Gloves, Neckties, Ribbons, ,

be superfluous. Neither will I, preferring Laces, Towels, Napkins, Now in Stock and arriving by every Steamer for all Departments, ,
I rather to close these remarks with an extract Dress Lining, Buttons,,

which from appeared the remarkably in the New interesting York Sun article of and Notions Generally. }Hw?; hin( ti l, &mDricl:, PUC≪:, i1kl, & inl unUnEI( :
March 27th,in which, when speaking of this A new lot of LACE COLLARS and NECK- ,
e awLIOy TIES just received and marked low. AND NOVELTIES IN DRESS GOODS. ST.*
canal the writer says : In fine the projectis ROYAL iaWti r

to bring the barges of the Mississippi and Our Stock of COSSETS is Very Superior. N t; '}

its tributaries to an Atlantic port at the si OUR CLOTHING
mouth of the St. Marys river, with the i ?: 'In PICTURE FRAMES, BRACK- DEPARTMENTIs '
O rij ETS, VASES, TOILET SETS, we offer a
Georgia town of the same name on the ... finevariety.. now complete in MEN'S, YOUTHS' and BOYS,
north and the Florida city of Fernandinaon '

the south. If it is accomplished it will FLORIDA AND SEffl-TROPICAL'CURIOSITIES' The Latsst Styles, from Low-Priced to Fine Goods. '_

doubtless be of enormous advantage to the I! t A SPECIALTY. "*, "'

region contiguous to the canal, at whose "'u't. 0 Boots and Shoes A new Stock Just received and .; i

eastern terminus a great Atlantic port will h; t p-Orders from the Conntry,80licited.' offered at VERY LOW PRICES. .a;

robably be built up. The Florida Barge
Canal is therefore a very interesting and xIN: G'S, ., .
significant enterprise"Quite II 17 tf Cor. Centre and,Fourth Sts. A large and well-assorted Stock SPRING I HATS ,j

so. ALEX CUBTIS. for MEN, YOUTHS and BOYS, ,.)

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Judge Walter Q.Gresham of Indiana,has trouble, time and expense.
.rood ,.1
been appointed PostmasterGeneral.The $& We are Agents for DEVLIN fc CO., leading Clothiers of : ':

leading Western cities have gone I New York. Suits made to order, from $16.00 upward. Orders by mail .;

Democratic in the municipal elections. Cincinnati I Pure. receive prompt and careful attention. Special orders will be filled by our i .

Dayton and Cleveland, Ohio; Chi- resident New York buyer. I ";

cago, etc., all wheel into the Democratic ;i
POWDER never varies. A marvel
line.Peter THIS purity strength and wholesomeness.More CITY OF BRIDGETON ar. -F.YI> :J:>
Cooper, the distinguished philanthropist economical than the ordinary kinds, 7 f
died in New York on the 4th inst., and cannot be sold in competition with the WILL leave Fernandina for Savannah flew York Office, 83 Walker Street, FERMMA, FLORIDA.F. ., \'0 .
multitude of low test,short weight, alum or Wednesday, Friday and Monday -

at the ripe age of 92 years. The Cooper Institute phosphate powders. Sold only in Cft1l$. at 5 p. m., arriving at the latter place
was devoted by him to public uses, ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., the following morning. .
at a cost of $650,000, and will remain for 38 lOG Wall Street New York. Returning, will leave Savannah for Fer-
nandina on Tuesday. Thursday and Satur-
generations a noble monument to his mem-
?a day, at 4 p. m. W. :MUMBY. J. N. C. STOCKTON. R. D. KNIGHT.
ory.The t'S Fare to Savannah, '- $ 6.OO a1 ,
Star Rout e trials still drag their weary HAIR To Savannah and Return, 10.00 MUMBY STOCKTON & KNIGHT.

length along. Y BALSAM.FLOBETOH Through tickets sold to New York, Philadelphia "
The City of Savannah has been defeatedin i Boston, and Baltimore.For Il\.IPORTERS.: 4 "t
the suit brought against her on accountof w A perfect dress tickets and state-rooms, apply at the The largest stock at wholesale and retail in the Southern States.
her of certain ingelegantlyperfilmed Company's office, foot of Centre Street.J. .
railroad bonds
guarantees and harm-
!''ess Removes A. MERCIER, .
to amount of
$300,000. dandruff;restores General Passenger Agent.J. Chandeliers and General Kerosene Fixtures
\, House-Furnishing Goods,Wood and
natiiml and .
t < Manager.
hddness WillowWare, Stone and Tin-Ware, Bird Cages, etc.JJli' .
Several arrests have born made in Eng 'i 1't' prcvent : .
land of parties in possession of dynamiteand site, ,, ,gi.tatt HOUSE OPEN. ..,
i Dinner Sets $15 to$75; Tea Sets, $4 to $35; Chamber Sets, $3 25 to$25; Parlor Lamps, 4
explosive compounds, supposed to belong : $1 25 to $15; Library Lamps, $3 75 to $9; Hall Lamps, $1 50 to $8. Table Cutlery, Plated ,1
to the Irish Invincibles and intendedto COLOGHE. TOURIST HOTEL, Ware, Tea Trays:!,Coffee Urns, Pots,etc. Special inducements to the trade; also to Hotels, r'r ; '
be used in blowing up public buildings.The 1 FERNAXDIXA, FLA., Restaurants, Bars, etc. MUMBY, STOCKTON & KNIGHT,
trial of the parties accused of the .r rrant An txqnifltelr perfume wltb"ltcf'"lIoDall'laltiDC fro is now open to the public. New and neatly 48 No. 13 West Bay Street, JACKSONVILLE, FLA.

murder of Lord Cavendish and Mr. Secretary _1' propertiei.S5 furnished, located in, the most delightfulpart
and 75 cenU. of the island. Large andsunny rooms.A '
Burke will soon come off. S. B. HUBBARD & CO. of iR
good home for parties wishing to stop a
An informer has been shot dead by unknown PARKER'S few weeks or months in the South. ., i3

parties in Ireland. Terms-$2 per day; $8 to $10 per week. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA vTT
CINCER TONIC W. W. CLAY, Manager.The .

An Invigorating delicious coinlmi.-it-oti Medicine that of Meyer linger.: IntoxicatesThis Buchu. splendid Strathmore Hotel, Hardware, Stoves, Doors, Sash, Blinds, Paints, Oils;.
EOMONT. on the finest beach in the world will be
Mandrake, :Stillingi.i :ui?iu.iiiy oilier of the best
G R Bennett, F II Lake and wife Jas P vegetable remedies ).UI\\II.: cures all disorders cf open every fine day for the accommodationof Jjir PUMPS, LEAD AND IRON PIPE, SUGAR MILLS, RUBBER AND LEATHER ;"
Robertson, F E Holman, Samuel Barton, the bowels stomach,liver,l.idiiej and lungs,&is beach parties under the same manage BELTING, STEAM AND GAS FITTING, PLUMBING AND T XSUTHING.HAZARD'S '
Charles Walsh,John S Hoey and wife, SarahM The Best and Sorest Cough Cure Ever Used ment. 10 "
Smith, J B King, Mrs M T King, 0 Quigley If you are suffering fiwu Female Complaints, & POWDER, BARBED FENCE WIRE. 42-tjanl
and wife, Capt J C Post, Miss Minnie i Nervousness, \\nkcfiilne, Mieiun.ntism RIKART tit DAUPHIN,
Plumb Miss Nita Plumb. Miss Nettie Stet sic,age or any disease orinfirmitv, take Parker'
son, Richard Porter, E Miller, \V S Hender I Ginger Tonic. It will strengthen brain and body FRENCH AND AMERICAN RIVER AND OCEAN STEAMERS.lIALLORY'S .
son. W P Book, Miss R Book, New York and give you new life and vi;.:or.1OO .
X> T L.A.Tt S
D E Spinning and wife, Dayton, 0; A Paid for anything injurious p >found in Ginger Tonic RESTAURANT,
Calder, Portsmouth ; R F Ludlow, wife and or for a failure to help or Cure.Me. STEAMSIIIPLINE !
child, Springfield; Chas Marvin, Monticello, .and (1 sins at dmler' In.dnip., J.af'1'e saving baying Foot of Centre Street, near Depot, .
$1 Siu. Send circular to Hi cox&Co.,lt,3\\"m.SLS".Y.
, Fla
, ; Schaefer Chicago; Robert Coleman FERNANDINA, FLA.
lIrsV111 Coleman Miss E E Johnson, ,
Cornwall Pa --- -- -- Meals at all hours. Board the 1
; Edmund A Stedman Hart ------ Jj by
. ford Conn J Malcolm Smith week or month. 14
; and wife,
i i' White Plains, NY; L D Campbell, Cincinnati FLORIDA AND NEW YORK. *!

i ; J B Blakesler and wife, Miss Blakesler, BOOKS AND STATIONERY. .
St Petersburg, Pa; S C Glover and wife, StEDS 0"
Newtown, Conn ; Geo DeardsleNew Milford ; "
Conn ; J C Sterling, Watertown, NY; HORACE DREW f:1 ;
'V Waldby, Adrian,Mich; Herbert Derby,
Geo L Damon and wife. Mrs J H Hooper, OF ALL PLANTS, FOR ALL CROPS Tookseller, Stationer,
Mrs E H Batcheller Miss -*-* Printer and
A L Batcheller. FOR ALL CLIMATES. Binder.
Wm Wilkins Warren, wife and maid, Mrs we are the largest farmers,largest seed crow i ;
G II Preston, Miss S Preston, Boston; C 0 era and largest seed dealer anywhere; hence :
Livingston, John Frank wife and son, W S have greatest acuities for producing Best Seeds School Books and Orange WrapsNOW
Wagstaff I Hines and wife, Geo W Walker Ml our Seeds art tetttd,and only the best;sent out. A SPECIALITY.
Jacksonville Our Annual Catalog** cad Aim Ltd brings THE
; E S Allison and wife, Miss GREATEST
Sadie Allison, Miss Josie Allison, Harry' WORLD TO YOUR OWN STORE DOOR.IN THE It In. &* Liberal discounts to Teachers and
Gillett. Jersey City; H J Wolfe, H Coyne, clndea all the desirable new and standard varieties Trade. Special prices and Catalogue free on
A Burden, F G Thorn and family, Philadelphia of :flower Vegetable Field and Tree Seeds, and I application. ,
; G W Kingsley, Buffalo; E W Davis, Plants. Sent FREE to any addl"e & 59 W. BAY STREET,
wife maid and child, Mrs E Davis, Miss HIRAM SIBLEY &:CO. Seedsmen J
Smith, Miss Davis and maid,Mrs E W Hop- Bocltostety N.Y.and Ojleoso,m. JACKSONVILLE, FLA. I
kint, Robt L Brewer, Providence C 1
Wyckoff and wife, Buffalo; W A Hewson.
Mrs C L Bacon. Mrs Sarah B
Augusta G Caldwell, J B M Fenan, George
Preble, Louisville; Mrs A C Burrall Miss .
Rock Island. Ill; P H McGrath and ; ...
wife. E A Mamy and wife, St. Louis; J F STATE OF TEXAS, 1,542 TONS.
The which ,
success we have attained in the
Le Baron U S introduction of our
Engineer; M H Smith, Mary CARONDELET, 1,508
A Smith, Yonkers. NY; C H Pettit and TONS. .i
wife, Miss Bessie Pettit, Mrs Wm Pettit, "\VESTERN'TEXAS, 1,210 TONS.
Miss Lilian Pettit, Richard Chute and wife. Virgin Brand Baking Powderhas
Minneapolis, Minn ; Thos D Robertson and
wife. Mia D W Starr; Rockford, 111; H H
Stafford; C M Stafford Marquette, Lake Su by far exceeded our expectations and that
; now we are entering the third
; upon
NI perior; Mrs E A Middleton Green Cove year ONLY DIRECT LINE TO NEW YORK.
Apings, Fla; W H Clement, Cincinnati, 0; of its sale, we sec before us a bright future and an increased demand forthis,
Henry A Stout, L M Morris,Schoonmaker
and wife, Pittsburgh; Chas R Towson G W
Green, Baltimore; Wm Chisholm, W R ONE OF OUR SPECIALTIES. v
ChIsholm, Miss Chisholm, Cleveland, Ohio ONE of the above STEAMERS will sail from FERNANDINA FOR NEW YORK
Lieut Wm' T Rossell Florida Miss Louise THURSDAY AFTERNOON on arrival of afternoon trains from Jacksonville
Hazeltme. Belfast, Me; Miss Bessie Thomas, To dwell upon its merits would be unnecessary on our part, for those who have : Cedar Key, and Peninsular Railroad. r

Pennsylvania Owens, Michigan; B F J Owens Carruthers and wife d Miss I once used the Virgin Brand speak of its superior quality in the highest terms. This Line, having no Transfers between Fernandina and New .

Kingston, Canada; ; Rev R B Bryan i Lake wife, We are the originators:. the VIRGIN BRAND BAKING POWDER, and York, offers the BEST AND QUICKEST TRANSPORTATION TO SHIPPERS OF
P City, Fla; Mrs F A Sawyer and family. GeoBan from the commencement of its introduction we have held it to one*standard, and that
FS' J A German Jr,and wife Boston; I The traveling public are offered the advantages of a DIRECT LINE and UNSURPASSED -
Mrs S R MacLean, Walter Prill. New York; THE BEST. To this standard quality we shall continue to keep it. A Teaspoonful ACCOMMODATIONS TO FLORIDA. WITHOUT CHANGE; making close

Rev Dr Cox and wife, Long Island, N Y; of the VIRGIN BRAND suffices for a full quart of well-sifted connections[: at FERNANDINA with FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE RAILROAD w
A C Stott and wife, Stottville, NY; Mrs G Flour, where at least double that would for JACKSONVILLE, and thence by Steamers to all points l on the ST.
quantity of inferior brands.
W Scott, Miss Scott, Wyoming, III; Mrs R required JOHNS, OCKLAWAHA and INDIAN RIVERS: and with the FLORIDA TRANSIT
S McLeod, Rye, N Y. RAILROAD for ALL STATIONS and GULF PORTS OF FLORIDA ; and with the

To the Creditors H. rr
of C. Baker:
I will on the first day of May, 1883,at the .'i.Ask your. Grocer for the VIRGIN BRAND BAKING THROUGH BILLS OF LADING TO ALL POINTS. .
office of J. E. Davis & Bro., King's Ferry, rOWJJDETi, and take no other.
Fla! make my final report, and pav to said For freight, passage rates, and schedules, or further information, apply to +

*creditors s per his such amounts as may be due them S S. GUCKENHEIMER cCSAVANNAI1.- SON, R. W. SOUTHWICK, Agent, .
assignment to me,dated December *
29. 882.
J. E. DAVIS, Assignee. o GA.. C. H. MALLORY &: CO.,
King's. Ferry, Fla., March 28, 1883. ANGEL k FRIEND, Agents, Fernandina, Fla. Pier 20 East River, New York. 51-..



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::,;, ,;;< PROM TIlE GULF TO THE AT fourteen .miles above Jacksonville; thence GENERAL DIRECTORY. BAKER COUNTY. Assesstor of lores-Thomas Barco, t

., r.. LAN TI through the lake and bv a fifty-mile cut to County Judge-R. D. Davis Sanderson. Plant. Cotton ,
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't the Suwanee river which it will follow to United States Officers.LAND .
i In our last issue, through an oversight, Clerk-F. J. Pons, Sanderson. Collecor of Revenve-Frederick N. Foy !
the Gulf This route, as an engineering Ocala. '
',t, we failed,to give credit"to the New YorkSun said be feasible OFFICE, GAINESVILLE. Sheriff U. C. Herndon, Sanderson.
proposition, is to entirely ,
Assessor of Taxes-George P. Canova San- Superintendent of Schools-H. C.
Gainesville.Receiver .
: L. A. Barnes
Register ,
,). for the article on the above subject, which and would give a tide-water canal without derson. Fort McCoy '
'J ,
Rollins Gainesville. .
I' -John F. ,
f..;. appeared in that journal as a leading editor locks and with water most of the vessels.Its way. SurveyorGeneral---Malachi Martin, Talla- Collector of Revenue Fleming B. Smith, MONROE COUNTY.
already navigable by ocean-going
I } torial on the 27th ult. The advocacy of the entire length from Ocean to Gulf wouldbe hassee. Sanderson. County Judge-Chas. S. Baron, Key West.

t. i k Florida Barge Canal by so powerful and influential 160 miles, and this including only 50 DISTRICT COURT. Olustee.Superintendent of Schools-A. J. W. Cobb, Clerk-Peter T. Knight, Key West. I

r: ; ::+ a journal as the lew York' : r: Nothing' definite 'can be stated as to the Marshal-J. H. Durkee, Jacksonville. of Taxes-Walter C. Maloney, Jr.,
> significant, and for tbis'reasoh we reproduce County Judge-J. R. Richard, Providence. Key West.
probable: time of the completion of the Clerk-Philip Walter, Jacksonville. .
J" :'. ,, the article below : work, but the company promise that unless Clerk-Henry F. York, Lake Butler. Collector of Ret'enue"alter C. Malone
1 y? INTERNAL REVENUE. W. W. Tumblin Starke. Jr., Key West. '
unforeseen obstacles are thrown in the Sheriff ,
I". .i1.,'
from the date of the charter. COLLECTORS OF CUSTOMS Butler.
: : ; in one form or another, for fully fifty
/'r. '1 1J ,, ",4 years, is now likely to be actually carried Among the incorporators named for the John W. Howell, Fernandina. Collector -of, Revenue-Bunberry Haynes, NASSAU COUNTY.
Santa Fe.
'af i out. It is that of digging a canal across the present are Townsend Cox, Wm.ullertoii Edward Hopkins] Jacksonville.John County Judge-Hinton J. Baker, Fernan
John H. Fay, L. M. Lawson, S. Superintendent of Schools-L. B. Rhodes,
I, .: ,: .4: Florida peninsula, so as to join the Atlantic F. House, St. Augustine. Starke. dina.ClerkJ.
and the Gulf of Mexico. T. Meyer, Michael Jacobs and David Mc- Joseph Hirst, Cedar Key. A. Edwards, Fernandina.
,. ,: : Two different methods' of accomplishing Adam, of New York City; John C. Brown, BREVARD COUNTY. Sheriff Peter Cone, Fernandina.
: ':'".i t: : r ;' the object have been advocated. The first is of Tennessee; Wm. Mahone 'Vm. E. Cameron o .. County Judge-James A. McCrory, City Assessor of Taxes-Wm. H. Garland, Fer-
r'J A./-W. Jones and V. D. Grover, of State Officers. Point. nandina.
; known us the Florida Ship Canal, to be run
;' I Rt' from the Suwanee river to the St. Johns, Virginia; Benj. F. Butler,of Massachusetts; EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT. Clerk-A.. A. Stewart, Titusville. Collector of Ret'nme'Y arren F. Scott, Fer-

,:' :' and to form a waterway wide enough and John P. Jones, of Nevada, and W. H. Manning Governor-Wm. D. Bloxham, Tallahassee. Assessor of Taxes Wallace R. Moses, Geor- nandina.

f" I : f. deep enough for the passage of ships with! of Ohio. The biil authorizes the con- Lieutenant-G01ernor-Livingston W. Bethel gianna. Superintendent of School*--\\.A. Mahoney. .
l .Jf" struction: a canal across the peninsula of Collector of RC'tenue-A. D. Johnston Or- Callahan.
{ ,:, t full cargoes from the Gulf across the penm(1) Key West.Secretary ,
( .' .. sula. The second'plan is for a barge canal Florida, commencing at a point on the At- of State-John L. Crawford, Tal- lando, Orange county.Superintendent ORANGECOUNTY.
.: ..b merely ; and this would be less difficult of lantic coast, at or between the bay and har- lahassee. of Schools-A. Grady, La County Judge R. L. Summerlin, Orlando
.:: :.: \1'1, execution, and would involve a far less cost. bor of Fernandina and the bay and harborof Comptroller.;W. D. Barnes, Tallahassee. Grange. Clerk-J. P. Hughey Orlando.
t "' t J' Between New Orleans and the Gulf coast St.Augustine ; thence by the most feasi- Treasurer;Henry A. L'Engle,Tallahassee. CLAY COUNTY. Sheriff Thomas W.Shine Fort Reid.
', 4 ': --. of Florida there is a series of inlets and ble route:the company may select across the Attorney-General- P. Raney, Talla- County Judge-J.. T. Copeland, Orange Assessor of Taxes-James M. Owens, Fort
::;'; :: !'i. sounds through which Mississippi river peninsula, terminating in the Gulf of Mexico hassee. Park. Reid, Fla.Collector.

;j' barges can be towed, and if a waterway a;. any: point between Apalachicola and Commissioner of Lands-P. W. White. Clerk-0. A. Buddington, Green Cove of Revenue-Richard H. Marks,
'. ,, < t.' through Florida was opened they could con- Tampa bay and harbor, with the right to Tallahassee. Springs. Sanford.
,... : ( tinue their way to the Atlantic coast, from use and pass over any river, lake or other Superintendent of Public Instruction K. Sheriff James W. DeWitt, Green Cove Superintendent of Schools-John T. Beeks
a ::, which their cargoes could shipped directly body of water in the route selected. The Foster, Tallahassee. Springs. Fort Reid.
'"," ; to Europe. The great swamps of that State, canal is not to be less than 100 feet in widthat Adjutant-General-J.E. Yonge, Tallahassee Assessor of Taxes-Wm. Conway, Kingsley. PUTNAM: COUNTY.:

"' "" f:. it is contended, furnish a water level which the water line, nor less than twenty feet BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION. Collector of Revenue-Wm. S. Plummer, Judge of Probate-B. Harrison, Palatka.
o ;"': i renders a canal easily practicable. The the- in depth. C-ommissioner-A. A. Robinson, Tallahassee. Maxville. Clerk-W. F. Forward, Palatka.
: ,"' ory is that thev can be connected at comparatively The right of way for the construction of Superintendent of Schools-M. F. Geiger, Sheriff Thomas Shally.

o small expense, and thus be made the ship canal and necessary telegraph linesis Clerk-R. C. Long, Tallahassee. Middleburg. Assessor-S. E. Timmons.
<., to form continuous suitable for granted to the company in perpetuity to
a waterway Special Agent-Columbus Drew, Astor COLUMBIA COUNTY. Collector of Ret.t'7lue-Joseph Price.
the extent of of mile in width
one-quarter a
r' barge transportation from St. Marks on the Building Jacksonville.
: Gulf to St. Marys on the Atlantic. from the; Atlantic to the Gulf of Mexico, County Judge-W. M. Ives, Jr., Lake City. Strickland.Superintendent. of Public Schools-J. W.
"o and one-half mile for stations. It SUPREME COURT. Clerk-John Vinzant Jr. Lake
.. In fine, the project is to bring the barges a passing ,
: .-- of the Mississippi and its tributaries to an shall have the right to construct transitcanals CJiief Justice.-E. M. Randall, Jacksonville. Sheriff J. W. Perry, Lake City. TAYLOR COUNTY.CountyJudgeW. .
'., Atlantic port. at the mouth of the St. Marys and telegraph lines from any river or Associate Justice-J. Westcott, jr., Tallahas- Assessor of Taxes-L. W. Rivers, Lake City. H. Parker, Perry.
.; ," river, with the Georgia town of the same lake to intersect the main ship canal in see.Associate Collector of Taxes-J. L. Parish, Lake City. Sheriff Thomas Osteen, Perry.

/ name on the north, and the Florida city of order to supply; it with a sufficient quantityof Justice-R.. B. Van Valkenburgh, Superintendent of Schools-JuliusPotsdamer, Clerk-John C. Calhoun, Perry.
i ., .. Fernandina on the south. Here is a good water for its navigation if necessary Jacksonville. Lake City. Superintendent of Schools-T. J. Franklin.

; '. i ., and safe harbor, capable of improvement, so provided:that no navigable lake or river Clerk-C. H. Foster, Tallahassee. DUVAL COUNTY. Perry.
," shall be l lowered as to prevent or hinder its County Treasurer-D. S. Sutton, Perry.
that it shall always be deep enough for vessels CIRCUIT JUDGES. County Judge-William A. McLean, Jack-
of the heaviest navigation by steam or sail boats. For the sonville. County Surreyor-D. N. Cox, Perry.
draught. First Circuit E. Maxwell Pen- "
; : : This route and this particular canal were construction of these branch canals territoryto sacola. -Augustus Clerk-Thomas E. Buckman, Jacksonville. Collector of Ret.'enue-J. B. Hardee Perry.

.".,{ strongly favored by General Gillmore a ref' the extent of one-eighth of a mile in Second Circuit-David S. Walker, Tallahas- Sheriff Uriah Bowden, Jacksonville. Assessor of Taxes-S. H. Peacock, Perry.ST. .
port to Congress on the subject made in 1880. width and of the length of each canal is do- see. Assessor of Taxes-A. J. Prevatt, Jackson- JOHN'S COUNTY.

x ; f' '" Such an unbroken channel of communication nated. The capital stock of the company Third Circuit-E. J. Vann, Madison. ville. County Judge lil. R. Cooper, St. Augus-
R ': he showed, would make St. Marys the shall be not less than $40,000,000, divided Fourth Circuit-James M. Baker, Jackson- Collector of Revenue Moses J. Brown, tine.
/', ,f' .,:, maritime terminus of 30,000 miles of rivers into shares of$100 each, which shall be issued ville. Jacksonville. Clerk-Bartolo F. Oliveros, St. Augustine.

'. .. and waterways, teeming with a commerce full paid and not hereafter be subjectto Fifth Circuit-James B. Dawkins, Gaines- Superintendent of Schools-Albert J. Rus- Sheriff Ramon Hernandez, St. Augustine
.: f; '.. which was recently valued at five hundred assessment. The company is authorizedto ville. sell Jacksonville. Assessor of Taxes-David L- Dunhatn, St.
establish such rates tolls and charges, estimated *
,.,' H millions annually. Sixth Circuit-H.. L. Mitchell, Tampa. HAMILTON COUNTY.V Augustine.
I tJ" The cost of the whole work, according to by tonnage, as may be proper, andit Seventh Circuit-W. Archer Cocke, Sanford County Judge-Henry J. Stewart Collector of Ret.'enue-Joseph F. Llambias,
the of
shall into ,
quarterly treasury
: pay
; the estimates, would not exceed ten millions St. Augustine.
-" of dollars and would not be the State of Florida one-half of one percent Clel'k-J. Caldwell, Jasper.
probably more Superintendent of Schools-C. F.
: ;" : -I' than seven millions, whereas the ship canal of the gross receipts of any and all Court Calendar.FIRST Sheri James :M. Duncan, Jasper. St. Augustine. Perpall,
money collected and received by virtue of Assessor of Taxes-J. R. Hunter, Ancrum. ,
: 0; .,. proposed would involve an expenditure of at CIRCUIT. SUMTER COUNTY. J
Collector Revenue
of -W. H. H. McLeod
; the rights and privileges granted by the ,
least width t
fifty millions, the requirements Fall Term-
:t' Columbia County.Superintendent County Judge tJlenry S.Cassidy, Leesburg,
charter. The State also the to
; reserves right ,
4.. 1.1 and depth in a barge canal, of course, being the Santa Rosa, 2d :Monday in October. of Schools-Joshua H. Rob- Clerk-Thomas J. Ivey, Leesburg.
the in
and restrain
much less than in the other. The barge supervise company Walton, 4th Monday in October. t
erts Sheriff J. S. ,
Ancrum. Dyches, Leesburg.
t', canal has another great merit besides comparative regulation of tolls and charges in any way Holmes, 2d Wednesday after 4th Monday '
Assessor Taxes-G. P.
; ,,}. ;, t: cheapness. Its projectors ask nothIng that will protect the interest of the people. in October. HERNANDO COUNTY.County Wall Webster.
Collector of RC'tJenue-J. R.
G. Hamilton
,,; c from the general Government, whereas The company is required to begin the actual Washington, 2d Monday after 4th Monday Judge'V. L. Frierson, Brooks- Sumterville. ,

',-t, t: the ship canal could scarcely be carried work of construction within twelve months in October. ville. Superintendent of Schools-A. C. Clarke
tl without and raids from the approval of this act.-New York 3d : 4th Clerk-J. C. Law Brooksville. ,
; : through frequent large on Jackson, Monday after Monday in Sumterville.
: ', :. the Treasury. Herald. ___ ______ ___ October. Sheriff-J. Mickler, Brooksville. SUWANEE COUNTY.
: j-r-: ', The advantages of enabling the Mississippi} i Escambia, 1st Monday in December. Assessor of Taxes-Frank E.Saxon, Brooks-
", barges to be towed directly to an Atlantic FOUND AT LAST.-An agreeable dressingfor This act amended section 2 of act of February ville. County Judge M. M. Blackburn, Live
would be The the hair, that will stop its falling, has and does Collector Revenue-F. M. Townsend
t. port many. very dangerous 10, 1879, not change the of Oak.ClerkRobert
,t navigation through the Florida reefs would been long sought fcr. Parker's Hair Balsam, Spring Term. Brooksville. A. Reid, Live Oak.

:. "; be avoided. The loss of property because of distinguished for its purity, fully suppliesthis THIRD CIRCUIT. Superintendent of Schools-D. H. Thrasher, Sheriff John R. Sessions, Live Oak.

t j\ ?: wrecks along the Florida coast amounts to want. Spring Term- Fort Dade. born.Assessor of Taxes-W. H. Sessions, Wei-

!! ., '1 millions annually. A saving of probably Taylor, 1st Tuesday after 1st :Monday in HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY. Collector
;. ,\ twenty-five per cent. would be made in insurance IMPROVEMENT FOR MIND AND BODY.Thereis April. of Revenue-Robert F. Allison,
1 } on account of the new and safer more strength-restoring power in a bottleof Madison, 2d Monday in April County Judge-H. L. Crane, Tampa. Live Oak.
Parker's Tonic than in bushel of Clerk-Wm. C. Brown, Tampa. Superintendent of Schools-J. O. C. Jones
,. i, e method communication. The money saving Ginger Hamilton, 4th Monday in April.
D. Isaac Craft Live Oak.
-j effected, it is anticipated, would be sufficient malt or a gallon of milk. As an appetizer, Suwanee, 1st Monday after 4th Monday Sheriff Tampa.
i: ':.1 : to pay tolls great enough to make the blood purifier and kidney corrector, there is in April.Columbia. Assessor of Taxes-S. E. Sparkman, Tampa. VOLUSIA COUNTY.
: .. :{ enterprise moderately profitable, and yet nothing like it, and invalids consequently 3d Monday after 4th Monday Collector of Revenue-W. F. Hurts, Tampa. County Judge-James H. Chandler, Enter
find it wonderful for mind and Superintendent of -W.P. Henderson prise.
,\ leave a handsome remainder for the ship a invigorant in April.
;it., J"I pers. body.-Co in mercial. Lafayette, 6th Tuesday after 4th Monday Tampa. Clerk-John W. Dickins, Enterprise.
... I.I' -J"; ..H ,. 1 Of course the railways which now carry in April. JEFFERSON. Sheriff W. A. Cone, Enterprise.
products of the Mississippi valley are natural No matter what your ailment is, Brown's Fall Term- County Judge-J. B. Christie, Monticello. Assessor of Taxes-John Anderson, Enter

':". : enemies of the canal projects, as they are of Iron Bitter will surely benefit you.REAL Taylor, 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in Sheriff T. B. Simkins, Monticello. prise. ,_
?' 'R ''i' all water transportation, and the success of October. Clerk-W. C. Bird, :Monticello. Collector of Rerenue-John B. Jordan, De- i

1 ." ; this work, if it was half as great as its advo- R Madison, 2d Monday in October. Superintendent of Schools-W. R. Taylor, Land.
} ': \" cates anticipate, would be especially damaging Hamilton, 4th Monday in October. Monticello. Superintendent of Schools-A. Cranshaw,
c\.l.. is I to them. But the Southern and Western a f dstR 1 TE 1fI"E ,r D Suwannee, 1st Monday after 4th Monday County Treasurer-W. M. Girardeau, Mon- Enterprise.
; ; i producer would be a substantial gainer Dt'soRlf p R/C in October. ticello. WAKULLA COUNTY.

z ', on account of it. Competition between land Columbia, 3d Monday after 4th Monday Collector of Revenue-Joseph Palmer, Mon- County Judge-W. A. Giles, Crawfordville.

: #\. 1 and water transportation would increased, October. ticello. SheriffW. H. Walker, Crawfordville.
4 '., ,;: : and the shipper would benefit thereby. Lafayette, 6th Tuesday after 4th Monday Assessor of Taxes-J. P. Grantham, Wan- Clerk-Nat. R. Walker, Crawfordville.
I::: k The Legislatures of both Florida and in October. keenah. Superintendent of Schools-W. T. Duval,
'i-' t : Georgia have lately passed charters empow- FOURTH CIRCUIT. LAFAYETTE COUNTY. Crawfordville.

) .. < '' ering the construction of this barge canal, Will be mailed FEES to all applicants, and to costomers Spring Term County Judge-W. J. Dixon, New Troy. County Treasurer-\V.. Walker, Craw-
::; ;1 ,, and it is now probable that the work will be of last year without ordering:ii It contains St. John's, 2d Tuesday in March. Sheriff Thomas J. Walker, New Troy. fordville.
; carried to about 175 pages, 600 illustrations, prices, accurate Collector of Revenue-W. H. Walker Craw-
: :. /, : completion by private enterprise descriptions and valuable directions for planting: Clay, 4th Tuesday in March. Clerk-HowellHawkins, New Troy. ,
;,;', :," and private capital. If it is accomplished it 1500 varieties of Vegetable and Flower Seeds, Bradford, 1st Tuesday in April. ,Superintendent of Schools-J.C.Ramsey,New ford ville.
will doubtless be of enormous advantage to Plants, Fruit Trees,eta Invaluable to all, especially Baker 2d in Troy. Assessor of Taxes-C. R. Reynolds, Craw-
Tuesday April.
to Market Gardeners. Send for it!
: ; I ;' the region contiguous to the canal, at whose D. M. FERRY & CO. DETROIT MICK Nassau, 3d Tuesday in April. County 'Treasurer-J. M. N. Peacock, New fordville.

.l. ;: eastern terminus a great Atlantic port will Duval, 1st Tuesday in May. Troy.
r ; probably be built up. The whole country, Fall Term- Collector of Revenue-Newton Sapp, New STOVES TIN WARE ETC. .
.' : too, must profit by an important increase of ESTATE. St. John's 2d Tuesday in September.Clay Troy. ,
: JlL: ;' the facilities for bringing the products of the 4th Tuesday in September. ,Assessor of Taxes-A. S,Ackley, New Troy.
: T ,.:i i tJI'i ( West to the Atlantic coast for shipment. :THE FLORIDA Bradford, 1st Tuesday in October. LEON COUNTY. W. P. STREETY,
\.1 :j ; .: The Florida Barge Canal is therefore a Baker 2d in October. Second Street the Post-Office
Tuesday ,County Judge-Wm. P. Byrd, Tallahassee.Sheri.u opposite ,
J .
""f ;:11 very interesting significant enterprise.-
: Nassau 3d in October.
Tuesday ,
A.. Tallahassee.
'!Jf" 1'1' New York Sun. IMPROVEMENT COMPANY.: Moseley,
,, ::1: (1: TOWN Duval, 1st Tuesday in :November.FIFTH Clerk-C. A. Bryan, Tallahassee.

; ;i" t'. CIRCUIT. Superintendent of Schools-Henry Felkel,
3.f *
: ... .I ACROSS FLORIDA. Spring Term- Tallahassee.
:/! .11. in March. Treasurer-J. L. Demilly Tallahassee.
Fcmamlinn, Sumter, 3d Monday
., ,?.. ': :. {i' .PROPOSED- r SHIP CANAL FROM GULF TO OCEAN t > Marion, 4th Monday in March. Collector of Retenue-C. C. Pearce, Talla-
," ; CHARTER OF THE COMPANY. Towns. on R. R. Line Putnam, JJd Tuesday after 4th Monday in hassee. t
t '. FERNANDINA, FLA., March 26, 1883. March. Assessor of Taxes-G. A. Croome, Tallahassee. -

... ; 'f G I' i .The Florida State Legislature having ; And Cedar Key. Levy, 4th Tuesday after 4th Monday in .

; passed the bill granting a charter to the ; March. LEVY COUNTY.
t d Florida"Ship Canal Coriipany; the Governor .Alachua, 4th.Monday after 4th :Monday in County Judge-W. H. Sebring, ,Bronsonj;' .

'I has duly signed it. This favorable:)) action of March. ,'" Clerk-J. M. Barco, Bronson. ,
the Florida lawmakers the first definite Fatt Term- Sheriff J. S. Parker, Bronson.
r: ql"! gives Offers to .Lessees and Purchasers a large
fl' i i shape and direction to this promising Sumter, 1st Monday in October. Assessor of Taxes-Louis Appell, Bronson.

... :. I 1 t'if' enterprise. The Gulf stream through the number. of: the most eligible and, desirable Marion, 3d Monday in October. Collector of Revenue-J. Ira Gore, Cedar
'tf: : Straits of Florida" is said to be one of the Putnam, 3d Tuesday in November. Key.

t ,. '. ,. most dangerous, destructive and costly ship Lots, suitable for Business Purposes, or for Levy, 4th Tuesday November. Superintendent of Schools-J. B. Menden-
;; : 4 : ; .\...': routes in the world. A large amount of the Alachua, 1st Monday after 4th Tuesday in hall, Bronson.

I, ,- It: :1d, commerce of Europe, the United States, City or Suburban Residences, November. '' MADISON COUNTY. STOVES, HEATERS, RANGERS.
,': : Canada Mexico and the SEVENTH CIRCUIT. ? '
General America
:' t County Judge-R. M. Witherspoon, Madi TIN AND SHEET-IRON WARE
i ; West Indies, and above all the export and Spring Term-
:' : I ("t' import commerce of the Mississippi Valley, UPON EASY TERMS. Orange, 4th Monday in January. Sheriff S. M. Hankins, Madison. ROOFING AND GUTTERING,

<,< ": { i iM: is shipped through these straits, entailing Volusia, 3d Monday in February. Clerk-John M. Beggs, Madison PUMPS, DRIVEN WELLS, ETC.

J :-;'r i: I'. losses and damages estimated at $80,000,000 Liberal Discounts on' Values allowed to Brevard, 1st Monday in March. Superintendent of Schools-E. S. Tyner, A large stock of Stoves on hand. Give mea
l annually. A safe and sufficient ship canal Dade, 3d,Monday in April. Madison. call, aid compare my prices with those of

: \<'if' across the peninsula of Florida, connecting parties engaged in manufacturing or indus- Fall Term- County Treasurer S. S. Smith, Madison. other houses here or elsewhere.G. .
> the Atlantic with the Gulf of Mexico and in
I Orange, 2d Monday August. Collector
of Revenue-M. H. Warring Mad
;; ". I the Caribbean Sea, it is claimed, would avoid rial enterprises; who will erect on the prop- Volusia, 2d Monday in September. F. AVERY,
r' t f' i all the rocks of the Gulf stream route. Its Brevard 4th Monday in September.Dade ison.Assessor of Taxes-B. D. Wadsworth, Mad-
P liJt': projectors claim for the canal that surveys erty purchased substantial improvementsfor 2d Monday in November. ison.
f.: ;....i : and: engineering observations have demonstrated ft:
f _' .f : that it can be constructed at a reason- residence, or in which to conduct their MANATEE COUNTY.
f '. able cost. County Officers.ALACHUAI T. Crawford
I County Judge-Z. Manatee. AND BOARDING STABLES.
i'; ,l t 'F judicious reasons, which will readily business.INDUCEMENTS. COUNTY.) l i Clerk-Robert S. Griffith, Manatee. LIVERY I

; ,' t appear, the route of the canal has not been County Judge-Junius C. Gardner,'Gaines Sheriff-A. S. Watson, Pine"Level. CARRIAGES :AND WAGONSTo
? ;', ;.f. r u f disclosed to the public by the company but TO MANUFACTURERS ville. Assessor of Taxes-S. J. Tyler, Bradentown and from Steamers and Trains.

.: 0/, !': r the Herald correspondent has investigatedthe 'by exemption'for a term' of from Clerk-J.'A.: .Carlisle, Gainesville. Collector of Revenue-Marion G. Carlton, CONTRACTS FOR ETC.
f' t; ) years HAULING,
'.". "I matter thoroughly, and has the very Sheriff John W. Turner, Gainesville. Popash.
I !" best of reasons for believing that, while taxation, offered by the several cities and Assessor of axes-George W. Hawthorne, Superintendent of Schools-Felix J. Seward, FOR SALE :
t\\1 three routes have been projected by the Hawthorne. Pine.Level. HORSES, BUGGIES, HARNESS,
r. < the following will be finally decided CARTS AND WAGO>3.
company towns. Apply to Collector of Revenue-H.C. Denton, Gaines- MARION COUNTY.
'if-: on, viz. : That entering at Nassau Inlet '
ville. TERMS GASH.
CHAS. W. County Judge-Samuel Marshall, Ocala.
t. not far from Fernandina thence the St.
; up Superintendent of Schools-W. N. Sheats Clerk-Robert
Bullock, Ocala. Office and Stable-First Street, near
f:' 1.1 Johns river by Jacksouville to Doctor's lake, Office car. Beach & 7th sts., Fernandina. Gainesville. Sheriff A. B. Crutchfield, Ocala. Broom Street Wharf. 49-tf

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FLORIDA.A I the poorer he will be. The most prized NOTICE OF INCORPORATION. DRUGS, MEDICINES, ETC. days and Thursdays for Apalachicola, and
lands are the hammock, or hard wood-the Tuesdays and Saturdays for Columbus and
YANKEE'S IMPRESSIONS OF TilE SOUTH. home of the wild orange.trees, and, as theI I NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that un-
owners assert, the true soil for cultivating act of the Legislature of the DR. J. D. PALMER. T. W. PALMER. Eufaula.Take the NEW SHORT LINE via 3
To one who comes to Florida prepared to oranges. The soil is mostly dark and rich, State of Florida, entitled "An Act to pro- the Florida Central and Western Railroad.
take a truthful, common-sense view of the and already brings a high price in unsettled vide a General Law for the Incorporation of PALMER BPO S, Through tickets via this line and sleeping
and with stomach that knows :,
situation a "
Railroads and Canals, approved
sections. February16th car berths can be secured at the Company's
not dyspepsia-with which latter everything Such is Florida-its drawbacks and ad-' 1874,the undersigned have formed and Depot Ticket Office, and at Ticket Office, No.
look blue-and
must forestalled with
vantages ; and I am much inclined to think organized a company under the name of 7 West Bay
the fact that nine-tenths of the Street.W.
appalling the latter counterbalance the PHARJlIACISTSCentre
wilderness of ham-
State is a sandy
swamp former.-0. j-[ C., in The South. COMPANY, General Manager. '
mock or pine forest with charming oases of ;
beautiful orange groves lakes and highly for the purpose of constructing maintaining ;#
cultivated plantations. Such in short meteris LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS.CITY and operating a steamboat and barge General Passenger Agent.j. .
Street s. MCELROY
Florida, as I have witnessed it, but if the canal for public use in the conveyance of near Depot, :

march of improvement goes on at the rate it persons and property from the Florida line, Master Transportation,
TAX SALE. Tallahassee
has for the past five years a much larger near the Okefenokee Swamp; thence in a FERNANDINA, FLORIDA .
portion than one-tenth of the territory, maybe VIRTUE OF AUTHORITY VESTED southwesterly direction across the State of '
quoted among the improved. It is not BY me by law, I will sell on Monday, Florida by the most direct route to the Gulf, TIME CARD
so much what Florida is, as what she may April 2, 1883, in front of the courthousedoor and along its shore to the western boundaryof ;ABSOLUTELY PURE or THE

become under the transforming power of in the city of Fernandina, Fla., within the State; to be constructed within FLORIDA TRANSIT & PENINSULAR
capital, and Yankee thrift and energy. All the legal hours of sale, the following described the limits of the counties of Nassau, Baker, DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED RAILROADAND

the industries of the State are yet in their delinquent property, advertised to Columbia Hamilton,Suwanee, Madison, La-

infancy, but are rapidly growing and the pay the city taxes assessed against it for the fayette, Taylor, Jefferson, Wakulla, Franklin -
pioneers in the movement, unlike those of year 1882: Calhoun, Washington, Walton, Santa DRUGS AND CHEMICALS FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE R. R. -, r.
many new sections, are reaping a harvest Rosa and Escambia. The Canal Companywas Ip

almost too fabulous for a slow-going Yankeeto tI: > originally incorporated by the Legislature Standard Medicines In Effect January 7th, 188S. K: '
readily believe. But after thorough inJ OWNER. LOT. g B. of Georgia, under the name of the At- Patent {t

vestigation, I cannot doubt that a much ,1 H lantic & Mexican Canal Company, of which GOING SOUTH. tih

larger proportion settlers, that have the this proposes to be an extension. :Leave Fernandina..................... 8.00
business qualities of others in less favored Alston, John................ 5........... 30 $ 619 GEO. F. DREW -I| Fancy TOILET Articles, |t- a.m.
same Leave Hart's Road..................... 8.42a.m. ;
Denefield Sam.............. 6 .......... 42 11 70 -
sections, will here show much larger J. J. FINLEY,
Leave Callahan.......................... 9.48 a.m.
aggregate profit. There are, it is true, here, Florida Transit R. R.track 2 GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, PERFUMERY Leave Dutton........................ ....10.15 a.m.
660 feet of main ,
elsewhere those who have overrated their Of Florida. Leave Brandy Branch ......... .....10.30
as and road.bed............. ........... _... 40 92 a.m.
prospective fortunes, which have not comeas LAFAYETTE MCLAWS, X.TJBI1VS EXTRACTS, etc. :Leave Baldwin............................11.05 a.m.
rapidly as they expected and they find Florida Transit R. R. 7- JOSEPH SHEPARD, Leave Maxville...........................11.32 a.m. K.
themselves embarrassed with acres of young 275 feet side track and. JAS. BAILEY, Leave Highland.........................11.55 a.m. lt'
road.bed_.................. 3 and careful attention
37 73 Especial
orange groves, or large tracts of unproductive Of Georgia. paidto :Leave Lawtey .....................-.....12.15 p.m. i .
C. C....:....... 4........._ 30
forest and must with Manegault, 5 67 Dated this 10th day of January A.D.1883. '
pine they part PHYSICIANS' PRESCRIPTIONS, by Leave Temple's..........................12.30 p.m. ;
Scott M. C.................... S. of 8 40 4 88
some of it to pay expenses or bust. And Arrive Star e.............................12.34 p.m. .
here the enterprising Northern man with a Sanborn, W. A., est. of 5. 6, 26, In Circuit Court. Nassau County. an experienced Druggist. Leave Starke .............................12.56 p.m.

little capital finds his chance, steps in, andif 27,28,29 1119 07 Leave Thurston ........................
_#SJ MR. RABB the Manager will sleep ? 1.06 p.m.
Williamson C. .. Administratrix
is fortunate in soil and A. ..... .. 6. ... .. 22 6 87 E. E. S. WADDLEIGH, of the
he securing good Arrive 'Val do............ .. .
.. ............ 1.30
Unknown....................13......... 1 3 30 Estate of Winborn A. Sanborn, dec'd p.m.
it with cultivation his the store and will all callsat
follows up thorough 44 .. 1 over respond to Leave Waldo.............................. 1.35 p.m.
.... ...... ..... .. 15......... 3 30 versus
is almost certain. I will not make
I 1 success the reader wild instances that I ..................... 16......... 1 3 30 GEORGE COOK and C. J. VAN NOSTRAND, Part- night. 51 Leave Gainesville........................ _.27 p.m.
by giving ..................... 25......... 1 5 54 ners as COOK & VAN NOSTRAND. Leave Arredondo ........................ 2.43 p.m.
the few weeks topro'e
have come across past Leave Batton........ .. ..... .
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this. But I confident intelligent .................. .. 7........... 2 3 30u virtue of a final decree issued by the EST A.DLISIIED 1875. 2.57p.m.
am no BY Leave Archer....................:......... 3.15 p.m.
.......... .
... .... 3 30 Hon. James M. Baker Judge of the
horticulturist could go among and,interview Leave Bronson ............ '
u ............... 3.50p.m.
..................... 5 54 Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida, I will
the of Lake
fruit-growers Orange or Leave Otter Creek.................
..................... 435 sell in front of the Court-House in the city ...... 4.27 p.m. ..,i
Palatka, or the truck gardeners of Gaines- DRUGS and MEDICINESHORSEY Leave Rosewood...... .................... 5.02
ville and Arredondo without being ....................1 8..2 3 30 of Fernandina, on the first Monday in April, '
con- Arrive Cedar Key........................ 5.35
vinced that there is money in Florida gardening "., ..................... 4 35 being the second day of said month, all the p.m.
whether be believed it before or ..................... 4 35 right, title and interest of George Cook andC. GOING NORTH. i
not. But, if the reader through the u ..................... 4 35 J. Van Nostrand, partners as Cook & Van Leave Cedar Key........................... 7.25 a.m.
State that unattractive goes portion ..................... 5........... 15 4 35 Nostrand in the following described prop- & CO., Leave Rosewood.......................... 8.05 a.m.

visible seeing from the only windows and at ..................... 6........... 15 4 35 erty, to-wit: One forty-five horse power tubular Leave Otter Creek........................ 8.40a.m.
the various fashionable car hotels.sitting, stops around u ..................... 22......... 16 4 35 boiler with all the fixtures; one up- Leave Bronson................. ........... 9.22a.m.

doing nothing going nowhere-the usual u ..................... 11......... 17 3 57 right engine and direct acting engine, with Leave Archer.............................. 9.52a.m.
tourist's routine-he will doubtless North ., ..................... 17......... 17 3 57 saw frame, two circular saws, carriage, etc.; =I PHARMACISTS.I= Leave Batton .............................10.09 a.m.

believing that fortunes made in go Florida .....u..u.......... 2............ 21 4 35 one butting saw and frame; one edger saw ; Leave Arredondo .......................10.24 a.m.

fruit-growing are fabrications and the ..................... 3........... 21 4 35 one hog car; ten slat cars-now used in a Leave Gainesville......................10.50 a.m.
State a humbug pure During, the past .....................4............ 21 4 35 certain saw mill operated by Cook & Van Centre Street, Arrive Waldo.............................11.40 a.m.

winter there has, anyway.been a great amount of ..................... 5........... 21 4 35 Nostrand, at or near the 45 mile-post on the Leave Waldo .......................... ..12.00 m.

grumbling at the weather for January was .....................16......... 25 4 35 Florida Transit Railroad, on Section 31, FERNANDINA, FLORIDA, Leave Thurston.........................12.24 p.m. .
colder and wetter here than, ever known as ...... .............. 8.. ........ 28 5 40 Township 2, South Range 24 East, in the Arrive Starke............................12.38 p.m.

by the oldest inhabitant. To a ..................... 3........... 30 4 35 County, Florida ; together with all the belting Leave Starke............................... 1.00 p.m.
healthy proved man, coming from the snow and ..................... 4........... 4 35 shafting, pulleys) and steam pump, and KEEP constantly on hand a fine assort- Leave Temple's........................... 1.09p.m.
sleet of a dismal New England winter, it u ..................... 13......... 30 3 30 all the machinery used in and about said of :FRESH and PURE FOR- Leave Lawtey _........................... 1.33 p.m.

was a delightful change and February has ..................... 6........... 48 4 35 saw mill. EIGN and DOMESTIC Leave Highland.......................... 1.55 p.m.

been as sunny, warm and; delightful as ..................... 31......... 57 3 30 PETER CONE. Leave Maxville ........................... 2.19 p.m.
New England month of May. Strawberriesare any u ......................32.......,. 57 3 30 Sheriff Nassau County Florida. Drugs and Chemicals Arrive Bald win......... .................. 2.43 p.m

being shipped in great abundance, new u. ..................... 33.......... 57 3 30 Fernan ina, Fla., March I, 1883. Leave Baldwin ......... ................. 2.53p.m.

potatoes dug and green peas, lettuce radishes u ..................... 34.....:... 57 3 30 Leave Brandy Branch.................. 3.15 p.m.
etc., are on our daily bills of fare. ..................... 2........... 71 3 57 NOTICE. Homoeopathic and Patent Medicines, Leave Dutton ............................. 3.35 p.m. '

Orange trees-Florida's noblest fruit trees- ..................... 2........... 77 6 85 FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF THE Leave Callahan.......................... 4.25p.m.
have been in full bloom the past month, ..................... 1............ 79 4 23 THE stricken from the registrationlist Leave Hart's Road....................... 5.15 p.m.

and are now setting an unusual quantity of ..................... 1........... 115 2 34 of the City of Fernandina, by the Spe- FINE TOILET ARTICLES Arrive Fernandina ............... ..... 5.50 p.m.

fruit-promise of an abundant crop. ..................... 2.........? 115 2 34 cial Committee appointed by the Presidentof Trains daily, except Sunday.
And where shall I begin to describe the II ..................... 3........... 115 2 34 the Council, for the purpose of revising

,I flowers? Where they grow so abundantly II ..................... 4........... 115 2 34 the registration list : PERFUMERY, SOAPS, ETC., PENINSULAR DIVISION. -

and without protection, the wonder is that II ..................... 5........... 115 2 34 Andrews May Hanley, Rob't
: they are not in every yard; but there are Co ..................... .G........... 115 2 34 Alston, John Jones, Joseph IN GREAT VARIETY. GOING SOUTH.

; always a few gardens in every place that arc u ......... ........... 7........... 115 2 34 Avery, George Johnson,'Augustus Leave Waldo Junction................. 1.40 p.m.

illustrations of what may be done in this II ....... ..............,8........... 115 2 34 Baker, Watson Jones, Charles Leave Dixie................................. 2.02p.m.
line. All our rarest green-house tender u ...................... ......... 269 5 54 Bailey Edward Jerry, A. S. Leave Hawthorne ................. ...- 2.20p.m.
plants here flourish in the open air, without II ..................... 20......... 2G9 5 54 Clinch, Chatham King Benj. RAILROADS. Leave Lochloosa.......................... 2.38p.m.

.. protection, or at least very slight. II ..................... 21......... 269 5 54 Clark, A. F. Kane, Nathan I Leave Orange Lake..................... 3.04 p.m.
" The gardens of Tallahassee, which place I u ..................... 23..........269 5 54 Cotman, John Knabb Charles Leave Anthony Place.................. 3.31 p.m.
visited in January, left a pleasant remembrance ..................... 24......... 269 5 54 Cook, James Klotz Julius FLORIDA CENTRAL AND WESTERN Leave Silver Spring..................... 4.00p.m.

I in my mind, for here were great ca- II ..................... 25......... .269 5 54 Drummond, Prince Love, Hilliard RAILROAD. Leave Ocala................................. 4.30 p.m.
melia plants, often twelve feet high, and .....................1............276 2 45 Demery, Lewis Love. Sam'l E. -- Leave Lake Weir Station.............. 5.18 p.m. ;

covered with their magnificent flowers of all u ..................... 2............276 2 45 Ferguson, Edward Lee, William JACKSONVILLE March 4th, 1883. Arrive Wildwood....................... 5.45p.m.
colors, with many other choice hothouse ....::::::.:...;..... 3.;....:.... 276 2 45 Floyd, John Lee, Samuel Commencing this date, trains on this GOING NORTH. ,
palms, century plants, etc. But I think u ..:;.:..!..:......... 4........... 276 2 45 Gano N. L. road and its connection will run as follows : .
.. Lumpkins. Major Leave Wildwood........... ..............
February must be the month of roses and I ...:.....:'f:,........ 5........... 276 2 45 Gibson Dan'l W. Mordica, Edward WESTWABD.
never saw them grow in such richness of ., ..: ....N............ 6........... 276 2 45 Gifford W. P. No. 5. No. 1. Leave Lake Weir Station.............. 7.3o.a.m.;
u Mason. Henry Leave Ocala................................. 9.00a.m.
color and size as they do everywhere in ......................7........... 276 2 45 Hearns EdwardIilford Accom. Mail.
Florida. Here, in Gainesville nearly ..................... 8........... 276 2 45 Hagans: Perry ,Hercules Henry Leave Jacksonville....... 5.15 a m 8.15 m Leave Silver Spring..................... 9.18a.m.

every yard I behold our choice tender tea '..................... 9............_76 2 45 Hunter, Edward Pasco Payne,Jacob Arrive Baldwin ............ 6.30am 9.02pm p Leave Anthony Place.................. 9.46a.m.
and China roses growing to such great size ..................... 10.......... 276 2 45 Hunt, Fred Robinson, Bart Lake City..10.55 a m 12.00 p m Leave Orange Lake .....................10.13a.m.

that I can hardly believe them to be the II ............ .........11 ........ 276 2 4.5II Hall, John Robinson, Lewis Live Oak..12.35 m 1.15 a m Leave Lochloosa10.39a.m..
same varieties as adorn Northern window ..................... 12......... 276 2 45 Hopkins, F. W. Ross Charles, Madison ............ 3.15pm p 3.30am Leave Hawthorne.......................10.57 a.m.
Leave Dixie....................... ........11.15
gardens. The delicate Marshal Neil and La ..................... 13......... 276 2 45 Howell, Sara Roche, J. P. Drifton............... 5.20 p m 5.35 a m a.m.
Marque roses here cover the piazzas and II ..................... 14..........276 2 45 Hicks, Thomas Saxon, MilesG. Monticello ......... 6.00 p m 6.00 a m Arrive 'Val Junction..... .........11.35 a.m.

render the air almost oppressive with their u .. ..................... 15......... 276 2 45 u Tallahassee....... 7.05.pm ,.30 am Trains daily, except Sunday. .
fragrance. There are splendid openings in II. ..................... 16......... 276 2 45 F. AVERY, Leave Tallahassee......... 8.00am

almost every section here for florists (who ,-. ..................... 17..........276 2 45 PETER WILLIAMS, Arrive Quincy .............. 9.25 a m FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE R. R.
need no green-houses) and nurserymen to II ..................... 18......... 276 2 45 WM. LAKE, Chatta. River_.... 10.50 a m GOING SOUTH.
raise orange and other trees in great de- ..................... 19...:......276 2 45 Committee. Leave River Junction... 11.00 a m '
mand at high prices. Also orange box h ..................... 20..........276 2 45 Fernandina Fla., March 10, 1883. Arrive Marianna.......... 1.55 p m Leave Fernandina......11.35 a.m. 6.15 p.m.

crate and barrel factories. u ..................... 21..........276 2 45 Pensacola.......... 9.05pm Leave Hart's Road.....12.05 p.m. 6.55 p.m.

The above articles are imported in vast II ..................... 22......... 276 2 45 Professional and Business Cards. Leave Pensacola........... 10.45pm Arrive Jacksonville.... 1.00p.m. 8.00 p.m

quantities ; in fact, the openings for indus- u \ .................... 23..........276 2 45 Mobile.............. 4.30am GOING NORTH.
trious young men seem almost countless. I ..................... 24......... 276 2 45 LOUIS Arrive New Orleans...... 9.40 a m Leave Jacksonville..... 9.00 a.m. 3.35 p.m.
should, however, hesitate before advising a ..................... 25......... 276 2 45 Leave Hart's Road..... 9.35 a.m. 4.01 p.m.
man of family, without means, to come u ..................... 26......... 276 2 45 EASTWABP.No. Arrive .ernandina..10.40 a.m. 5.00 p.m.
6. No. 2.
without knowing beforehand just what he ." ..................... 27......... 276 2 45 UPHOLSTERER -) Mail. Trains double daily except Sunday.
could do ; or the man in perfect health, II ......................28..........276 2 45 Foot Accom.
of Centre Street ArriveJacksonville....... 7.40 7.30
who is already doing well. But there are II ..................... 29......... 276 2 45 p m a m SUNDAY TRAINS. .

thousands of others to whom our Northern ..................... 30......... 276 2 45 FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. Baldwin............. 6.05pm 6.15am Leave Jacksonville...................... 9.45a.m.
winter means suffering and poor health, or II ............ ..........31......... .276 2 45 Furniture repaired in the best manner. Lake City......... 2.05 p ra 2.40 a m Arrive Fernandina.....................11.10 a.m.

who feel crowded out in the scramble for II ..................... 32......... 276 2 45 Hair Mattresses made to order at short '' Live Oak..12.05 p m 1.05 a m Leave Fernandina........................5.00 p.m.
Madison ............ 9.55am
position or business, to whom Florida would ......................33..... ... 276 2 45 notice. 36 11.28pm Arrive Jacksonville...................... 6.25 p.m. .
Drifton.............. 7.45am
be a delightful haven, and no doubt a profitable II ..................... 34..........276 2 45 9.43pm
JAMES McGIFFIN, Monticello ......... 8.15 a m 10.10 m
one.Finally (Old Town)... 12......... 8 265 11 CONNECTIONS.AT .
Tallahassee......... 6.00am
a word about that bug-bear that II ... 8........... 16 2 52 AND BUILDER, 7.45pm
CONTRACTOR Leave Tallahassee.....
keeps( so many at the North who would otherwise U ... 9........... 16 2 52 Arrive Quincy...... .....-. 6.20pm 8.15pm FKRNANDINA: TLA., .*
come South-politics. In all my II ... 10......... 16 2 52 Alachua Street, between Second and Third, Leave Chatt'chee River- 5.15 With New York and Fernandina Steam-
travels through the State-and I have taken II ... 11.......... 16 '2 52 pm r
Arrive River Junction.. Line from New York at 8
4.40pm ship on Tuesday
many-politics have been .. 16 FERNANDINA, FLA. ;
never alluded to ... 12.... ... 12 52 "
Marianna 6.15 and for New
1.30pm a.m.,11.35 a.m., or : Q
by Southerner nor have I been asked how ... 13 ........ 16 2 52 Orders and estimates from a distance care- p.m.
Leave Pensacola......... 6.20 York at 10.40 500.
a m on Thursday a.m. ,
I voted. U attended p.m.
When I have broached the subject ... 14......... 16 2 52 fully to. 25-tf
, Arrive Pensacola........... 6.00am 5.50 .
by a question like this "How do II ... 3........._ 19. 2 32 or p.m.With
erners feel you South- II W. K. BAUKNIGHT, Leave Mobile.............. 11.45pm Sea Island Route from and to Savan-
about us Yankees coming into ., ... 2........... 21 2 32
Leave New Orleans...... nah and .
6.18pm Wednesday Friday.AT
the State to settle?" the answer invariably II ... 3.........? 21 2 32 AGENT, Sunday,
is, U Come, and welcome; we don't care .:0 4........._ 21 2 32 WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Passenger train leaves Jacksonville daily, CALLAHAN.To .

what your politics are; we will think as a w II ... 5........... 21 2 32 AND STOCK DEALER, except Sunday,at 10.00 a.m., arrives at Bald- and from Savannah and Charleston at

much of you whether you vote one side or II ... 6.........? 21 2 32 BUTCHER ANDDealer win at 10:45 a.m. 7.25 and 9.45 a. m., 7.30 and 4.22 p. m.
the other, and you will be perfectly free to h ... 8.........? 21 2 32 Returning, leaves Baldwin at 2.45 p.m.,
., ,
express your sentiments." I think the opposite ... 4........... 22 2 32 arrives at Jacksonville at 3:30: p.m., making
posItIon, so prevalent at the North, is II .' ... 5........... 22 2 32 TENNESSEE BEEF A SPECIALTY, close connection both ways with the Florida To and from Tallahassee at 11.05 a.m. and

largel.y due to political lies and misrepre- u... 4........... 23 2 32 BROOM STREET WHARF, Transit & Peninsular Railroad for Gaines- 2.43 p.m.

sentatIons byte press. Talking with a II ... 5........._ 23 2 32 19-tf FERNANDINA, FLA. ville, Ocala Leesburg, Cedar Key, and all AT HAWTHORNE,
dear old Christian gentleman judge, and II ". ... 6........._ 23 23' Gulf Ports. To and from Palatka at 10.37 a.m. and 2.20

former slave-owner-he said the above in II II ... 7........... 23 2 32 WM. B. C. DURYEE, Through Sleeping Cars on night trains. p.m.

substance, and added. It is a glorious thing II II ..; 8........._ 23 2 32 CONNECTIONS.At AT WILDWOOD.
for the South that slavery was abolished ; Peter Williams (taxes for GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANT, Jacksonville with Waycross Short Line With Stage Line to and from Brooksvilleand

for the South will be developed, now as it 1880))_........................10,11.... 27 I 10 65 all points North and East with the Fernan- Tampa daily except Sunday.
would not have been under slavery." Unknown.itaxes for '81.) 7..,......... 2 3 63 CENTRE ST., NEAR R. R. DEPOT, dina &; Jacksonville Railroad; for Fernan- daily With Stage Sunday.AT Line .to and from Leesburg
The other bug.bear-the greatest to me- dina ; and with Steamers for all points on
was sand. For sand is almost everywhere J. E. MEDDAUGH, FERNANDINA, FLA. the St. Johns River. CEDAR KEY, FLA.,

or what looks like it; but the strangest part City Tax-Collector. At Live Oak, with the Savannah, Florida With Tampa Steamship Company's Steamers -
of it is how the orange trees and vegetables Fernandina, Fla., March 10, 1883. Hay, Corn, Oats & Western Railroad.At for Key West, Monday and Thursdayp.

grow in it. Take up a handful and examine Tallahassee with St. Marks Branch .m.; for Tampa and Manatee, Monday and
it, and will admit it is sand O. S. OAKES,
you not NOTICE.S.IX Railroad on Tuesdays Thursdays and Sat- Friday.
though; it looks like it, it being all soluble CONTRACTOR urdays.At With Morgan's Line Steamships for Key
organic matter; and what to a man from WEEKS AFTER DATE I WILL AND BUILDER, Chattahoochee River, with the Pensa- West and Havana every. Saturday 4 p. m.;

the rich Western prairies would look like to the Judge of the County Courtin cola &; Atlantic Railroad for Marianna, Pen- for New Orleans every Friday at 4 p. m.

soil too poor to grow beans, contains vege- and for the county of Nassau, Fla., for MANUFACTURES sacola, Mobile, New Orleans, and all pointsin For information respecting routes, rates
table and animal matter enough to produce letters of administration on the estate of DOORS AND WINDOW FRAMESOF the West Southwest, and Northwest etc., apply to

great crops, often without fertilizers. Suchis Nelson Parker, deceased. ALL SIZES. forming the SHORTEST, QUICKEST AND i A. o. MACDONELL

some, but not all of this soil ; much is F. C. SUHRER. Post Office Box 174. BEST ROUTE to these points; and with I n'l Ticket and Pass. Agent.D .
very poor, and the more a man owns of it Fernandina Fla., March 17,1883-4t. jan4 Fernandina, Fla the Central and People's Line Boats on Sun- F :.ttAxvsrr. Gfen'l Supt. 21



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:. j[11 1 THE FLORIDA MIRROR.. The City Election.The The Late.Peter Cone. Range of Thermometer a Masonic.

:. election for municipal officers for the Died at Coneville, Nassau county, Florida, FOR THE WEEK ENDING FKIDAY, APRIL 6, Regular communications Amelia

'. 'Ei:1 1. ,11.00.A YEAR; $1.00 FOR SIX MONTHS ensuing year came off on :Monday last. As March 25th, 1883, Peter Cone, aged 56. HORSEY'S DRUG STonE.I. Xo. 47, F. & A. M., for the year 1883 :Lodge

; announced in our last i issue, both tickets in A good man has crossed the flood and en- .: : ..: ..: January 22. July16..

"I r i -\f. Bej ctwn& the field were Republican. The tax-payers tered the realms of bliss. Two years of intense I.: -: :: :: ':: February 19. August 13.

7' ;+ t. Mr. D. E. Spinning and wife, of Dayton, made an effort to elect a City Council to and acute suffering, gendered by an 1 It-d .c-i-+ CO o. :; March April 16.19. September October 15.10.

J'1 ';. : t Ohio, arrived at the Egmont this week. represent their interests,.placing the following affection of the bowels, which baffled the Saturday...MarchSl 62 69 69 681 NW.W. May 21. :November 12.
ii.: i ticket in the field: skill of the medical profession, reduced his June 18. December 10.
it i Miss Willie Hearn, of Thomasville, Ga., Sunday ....April 1 66 69168 .
,)t Fred W. Hoyt, Patrick Kelly, once robust form to a skeleton. Perhaps Monday........... 2 61 661 NW. December 27.
: f ,t; is in the city, on a visit to her relatives. Romain Traeye, Thomas Kydd. few mortals endured greater torture than he ; Tuesday............. 3 64 71170( SW. invited At 7:30 to p. m. Visiting brethren fraternal)

j '" .,1f... { i Mr. Thomas D. Robertson and wife, and They were partially 'successful, gaining for two months prior to his death the Wednesday....... 4 65 73 73 16ti I SE. attend.

{;,/"; j-f..t" Mrs. D. N. Starr, of Rockford, Ill., are at the two of the four aldermen to be elected, of par- Thursday:........ 5 68 75 67 73 SE. C.H. BERG, J. E. WAKDELL, W. M,
in intensity ( r Secretary.
1\. ; ,1).... Egmont. which is very gratifying. With the excep- oxysms excrutiating pains grew Friday.....__...-... 6-68 78 75 75 &E. --
and those
I ," daily, only watching ,
\ ';.:1 .f;' Mr. H. H. Stafford and son, of Marquette, tion of these two the Haley ticket was around his couch had a faint conception of, regular Nassau convocations Chapter No. 23,the R. A. M., holds its

1'f: : ,1" 'L Lake Superior, have been spending several elected, the custom-house wing being beaten its severity by the contortions of his face, I MARINE. each regular communication on Wednesday of Ame following -

f f 'r,:t, .1" days at the Egmont. by some fifty-odd majority.No and the agonizing expression of his eyes; Port of Fernandina. lia Lodge, at 7:30 o'clock sharp.

: to .to.f-: :: Mr.,J. B. King, of New York, in company disturbances occurred, all the bar- yet not a murmur escaped his lips, bearing HIGH WATER. to Transientcompanions attend. W.fraternally F. invited

i' :, ',t .f: with irs, King and Mrs Hooper, arrived at rooms being closed during the day. The with Christian fortitude the anguish of his Saturday, April 7...... 7:5PA.I. 8:20 p. M. W. A. JONES, Secretary SCOTT, H. P.

j" t.'"I. If' 4 the Egmont this week. weather was disagreeable, but owing to the soul. He well knew his disease would Sunday, 'I.. 8...... 8:40 it 9:10":

interest manifested by the tax-payers to Monday, 9...... 9:29 u 9:57": A Rare Chance
.; < f! : ;.1.; The vegetable gardens in the vicinity of terminate fatally, and often conversed of his Tuesday, 10.1018 10:45" for a Bearing Grove.
: t. elect their council quite a large vote was For Sale-An
departure with and u Orange Grove. 3 miles
.1' : complacency resignation, Wednesday, 11..11:07. 11:35" from
our city are looking well and
I :: very our polled, the total vote polled being 360. The u u Sanford 11 miles from South Florida
Thursday 12..11:59 0:00" R. R.
only regretting the from wife and ,
:. separation ;
1:: : markets will be 500 budded
soon abundantly supplied. u u Co trees 8 to 10 old choicest
: result is given in detail below: children whom he loved well. His Friday, 13...... 0:29 0:55 years ;
so wasa fruit
.,'It i::'' Mr.J. C. Sterling, a well-known citizen of ; 7 acres rove, 2 acres garden -
: N
; 9 land
: warm and generous heart, dispensing goodto ENTERED. acres muck of best quality fine -
Watertown, N.Y., has been spending several | S 2 | 2 house stable
> carriage honse ;
: I 'r. FOR MAYOR: |:g 0 5 g all requiring aid, ever ready with his 1-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, packinghouse,
/*/p, ".1 :' days at the Egmont. h costing $2,200. Title perfect. Price?$5,000
w purse to relieve the wants of the destitute, Savannah with freight and passengers Address B.
; Mr. F. E. Holman of New York to J. Mercier.. CHEW.
\11", having always attitude to assist the
':' C. A. Haley.................... 198 37 235 occupying an 2-Sch. S. C. Evans. Sylvanns, New Sanford Orange Co., Fla.
t : :t made the tour of Florida, has returned to E. O. Friend................. 165 2 168 poor. Indeed,' he obeyed the mandate df York ; general merchandise, to Strawberries and

r" : .';.;.4t. Fernandina, and is at the Egmont. Haley's majority, 67. his God. He clothed the naked, fed the A. B. Noves. Vegetables.Fresh .

; : .: ', > Messrs. Warren F. Scott and G.Stark have CLERK AND TREASURER: hungry, visited the sick and ministered to 3-S. S. Carolld letHines. New York, vegetables and strawberries received
daily at
y :<'' W. F. Wood (no opp.)..... 355 40 395 1,508 tons ; with freight and MRS. FLETCHER'S.Livery .
all who passengers
; received their commissions as collector and sought relief. The hospitality of
,:'.: .'::. 'j;j"4.: and treasurer,respectivelyof) | Nassau county. J. E.Meddaugh, (noopp.) 360 40 400 : his home was proverbial, as hundreds can 4-S. P. City of Bridgeton Southwick., Fitzgerald, Stable at a Bargain.I .

{ ".;;:J '. Mr, John S. Hoey and wife, of New York, FOR ASSESSOR: testify. As a neighbor he was kind and Savannah, with freight and passengers ment offer in at this a bargain my entire establish-
" R. Jones, c. (no opp.)...... 341 40 381 to J. Mercier, Agent. city, consisting of Carriages,
obliging as a friend true and steadfast
? ::..: :ait"; having completed their visit to Monticello, FOR MARSHA: : ; ; as 6-Brig E. L. Hall, Duffy, St. Marys Buggies,Wagons, Carts, Saddle and Carriage
:. ,':}'i ; are now again guests at the Egmont. R. F. Smith, c_............... 191 39 230 an official of the State he was efficient and light. ; Horses, Harness, etc.

'' : R. L.Denefield. c............ 160 1 161Smith's scrupulously honest; as the custodian of 6-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald Terms of purchase, CAsa.
:- Mr. M. A. Williams has greatly improved
majority, 69. prisoners he was humane and indulgent.He Savannah ; with freight and G. F. AVERY.
t ';,,", -i.II i the property recently purchased by him on FOR ALDERMEN: sengers to J. A. Mercier. pas- Office and Stable First Street,near Broom

; .t.:... : Ninth and Tenth streets, between Ash and R. Robinson, c.*.............. 246 14 260 was devoid of enemies, looking upon CLEARED. Street Wharf. 46

\ P. W. King, c................. 144 12 156 mankind as a brotherhood. When but a "
, Beech streets. 2-S. P. of
.. \ Fred W. Hoyt................ 128 27 155 few fleeting hours before he breathed his City Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, For Rent.A .

( : J; Mr. J. Carruthers and wife, of Kingston, P. Kelly ....................... 128 27 155 last the 'Savannah, with freight and passengers very desirable dwelling-house. Inquireof
: family, consisting of wife and eight by J. A. Mercier.
': '. J Canada are again at the P. Francis, c................. 142 12 154 JOHN HEDGES,
.. 'r.t guests Egmont. Wright, c................... 140 12 152 children, were weeping around the dying 2-Bark Victoria (Dan.), Neilson, January 19-tf Fernandina, Fla.

Mr. Carruthers is one of Canada's leading T. Kydd....... .................. 123 27 150 husband and father, he imprinted a kiss Queenstown ; for orders by W.

i <: ,. bankers. R. Traeye, c.................... 108 29 137 each lip, and gazing into their Lawtey. Nassau Fibre,
upon grief- 2-Sch. For beds
Emma F. Hart Davis Port and
,: :. :!i: Major Henning, president of the Transit R. G.McQuitty.............. 112 ...... 112 pillows mattresses, superior
.. stricken faces, he exclaimed : "We shall au Spain ; by J. C. Read. to anything else in use. For sale by
.... 105 ......
Willoughby Dorsey, c 105 "
x l Railroad and Captain Maxwell have been 3-Sch. Ell wood June 24-tf
Doran FRED
a R. Wilkerson, c............... 103 ...... 103 meet again," and methinks his thoughts Warrington, W. HOYT & Co.
uK :'' down to Tampa this week on a general tour Philadelphia; lumber, by Mi-
\ ; reverted to the link in the
.( familyhis -
I, .,! zell & Bro. Select "Intermediate"
=: of examination and Robinson both forBoys
inspection. was on Republican tick- "
"iJ eldest boy at Cedar Key-and wished he 4-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald. and Girls
ets which accounts for his ,
r a Mr. Wm. Wilkins Warren, of Boston, ac- large majority. too were here to receive the father's last Savannah; with freight and pas- Corner of Ash and Ninth streets. Circularson
; The City Council met on Tuesday after- by J. Mcrcier..
; companied by Mrs. Warren, Mrs. G. H. kiss. A kind and affectionate father, a lov- sengers application.
: 'I' noon and canvassed the vote, and declaredthe 5-S. S. Carondelet, Hines,:New York,
Preston and :Miss S. Preston at the
1 are Eg- ing, doting husband repeatedly kissing his with freight and passengers, by
result as above given. The city Pupils received in Vocal and Instrumental
't mont, having arrived on last. govern- broken wife R. W. Southwick.
Wednesday dieart- who for thirty years had agent. :Music and French.
: < There is a rapid i increase in the shipmentof ment for the ensuing year will be repre- made his heart and home happy. When he 6-City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, Savannah 50
'. sented as follows : with freight and -
,, : ,. vegetables along the line of the Transit Mayor-Clinton A. Haley. could no longer speak he would'1ook into by J. A. Mercier.IN passengers Valuable Orange Lands for Sale

" .:. ,' road. Beans, cabbage and new potatoes Clerk and Treasurer-Wm. F. Wood. her weeping eyes and protrude his cold lips PORT. choice Tracts, high containing hammock twenty land on acres Orange each Lake of,

} ", f constitute at present the bulk of the ship- ; Collector-James E. Meddaugh. for the last fond kiss. Farewell, dear friend; Bark David McNutt (Br.), Dobbing. suitable for orange growing and truck farming -
: : ;+ ; .1 ments. Assessor-Richard Jones. the grave-yard lies between us, yet your Brig E. L. Hall, Duffy. are now offered for sale. These landsare

i .' Mr. Alsop, a member of the milling firm Marshal-R. F. Smith. memory will ever be cherished, for thou Sch. S. C. Evans Sylvan us. very conveniently situated for transportation ...
.. Aldermen-F. C. Suhrer
F. D.
al. Avery, Sch. Emily E. Davis. Pierce. by water or rail and will be sold
,, ': 1; of Alsop & Clark, died rather suddenly recently G. Proctor, P. Williams (col.), R. McDonaldcol. wert kind to me. WM. B. HARDEE. Sch. Addie Fuller, Hart. terms to suit purchasers., Titles are on

,'. "1;,4 :, ) in New York. Mr. Alsop had been ( .), holding over, and the newly-elected Sch. Etta A. Stinson, Bunker tionable. Also valuable timber lands unques-in

Y ':( : ,( long connected with the lumber business in members: Fred W. Hoyt, Patrick Kelly, R. In Memoriam Sch. Florence Rogers, DMVIS. large bodies. G. R. FAIRBANKS,

.'.;,;r Florida. Robinson (col.), and P. W. King (col.) The memorial committee of Amelia LodgeNo. Sch. Sarah Potter. Watts. February 16, 1882. Fernandina, Fla.

. i. :
4 .; -::. : We were misinformed as to the wrecked Children's Parlor Entertainment. 47, F. & A. M.t make the following report Found.A Beat Estate

: ;'. ;w. r Pullman car"Davy Crockett" being brought The children's parlor entertainment, at the on the death of Brother Peter Cone: bunch of keys, which can be had at this For sale. Two desirable lots, well located.

.f'. 'I :". here for repairs. The cay was taken to residence of Mrs. Stark, Wednesday even BRETHREN: The hand of the Lord rests office by paying advertising charges.SUFFER Apply Fernandina to Fla. W. S. RAWSON.

: < Savannah, the accident having happened on ing, was one of the pleasantest affairsof heavily upon us.:: Within the short period of J January 6,1882tf.DR.
weeks it has the Great Ruler of
that road. the season. The entertainment was W. E. SNYDER,
the Universe to send the Angel of Death
\r! A very enjoyable evening was spent at' gotten up and managed by Misses Katie.Stark among us the second time ; hardly had we 8 o

1 Major Dury@e's on Thursday night at the Mamie De Forest and Lizzie Fletcher,, Klanted) the acacia by the grave of one be- ill

"penny reading." The next will be held for the joint benefit of the building funds of[ before we are called upon to y 8H
perform: the same sad duty for another. e
; I, at the residence of Mrs. Dr. the Presbyterian and Episcopal Churches 8 =
.: Horsey, corner Though humbly submitting to the inscruta- I )
: of Centre and Fifth streets. and consisted of vocal and instrumental ble will of Him who doeth all things well, Q t>2 eZ

: : All music, recitations,etc., all of the performers it is with a sense of the utmost grief and =
,: '. parties wishing to pay their State and W
solitude that inscribe
I we our records
II under
I being 14 years oCage. The .t>2
f :i county taxes for the year 1882 will be offered programmewas the demise of our beloved brother, PETER (:l

h'I'' .I"'' { an opportunity to do so to-day. After this quite lengthy, but was carried out very CONE, who departed this life on the 25th of ?
\ f ': creditably. Those who contributed to the March, feeling that in his death Amelia
>j date which
< property on taxes have not been FIRST-CLASS 20
amusement and entertainment of the audi Lodge No. 47, F. & A. M., loses a valued no longer from Dyspepsia OPERATIONS ; years' .
: charges reasonable. Sets -
will be advertised
:. paid as delinquent. Mr.
member whose virtues had endeared
*' ence the Misses Helena Glaiber Otelia many Indigestion 'want otAppetitelossotStrength of Teeth on Gold, Celluloid Rubber and
were ,
.(:: .t :, Scott, the collector, can be found at Brown )him to us all; society a good man and Christian or ,
every set warranted to fit refunded.
Angel, Amanda Voorhees Zadie or money -
son's book store.Cucumbers Meddaugh, and Nassau county an efficient and Loose
or ill-looking Sets re-set and
t : ;, Annie Hill, Lizzie Fletcher, Katie Stark, faithful officer. lack of Energy, Malaria, made: entirely satisfactory. Consultations,
Ll-i .J will
soon be ready for shipment To the of deceased brother
family our we
Mamie De Forest, and Masters Sherman Intermittent Fevers, &c. and advice free, and willingly given. 10
:; to be followed by tomatoes. The extend our heartfelt sympathy,praying that
Hillyer ((3 years old), Clair and Whit Hill- BROWN'S IRON BIT- "
our Supreme Grand :Master in his infinite
't frosts which have killed down the
.: 1 yer, Frank Payne and Henry Hobein. mercy will console them in their sorrow. TERS never fails to cure BOOTS AND SHOES.H.PRESCOTT.
vegetable north of will Florida
'' f crops us give I W. N. THOMPSON
The concert was managed throughout ,
: i;,.t t1M! truck farmers almost entire control of the G. STARK, all these diseases.
entirely by the children, without
any J.
f market. We learn that good prices are reported CHAS. H. BERG.
outside assistance, and would have done
; to have been received on shipments _
: .;:" .ii-; already made. credit to those more advanced in years Council Proceedings. BROWN Boston CHEMICAL,November Co. 26, iBSi.

Quite a handsome sum was realized. At the Gentlemen For I have DEALER
) The first of the years
regular meeting new'
r ,, ,{F; Religious meetings, commencing to-m 0 conclusion of the programme a vote of been a great sufferer from Dyspepsia,
] night at Council was held on Wednesday evening.Present and could get no relief(having triedeverything
: .: ? f row half-past seven, will be held at thanks was tendered the children by the which
'' iR'' the Baptist Church, near the Catholic Con large and well-pleased audience. : Mayor Haley, Aldermen F. C. ) until acting on was the advice of a- IN

1 .; vent. Rev. Mr. Bartlett will lay before the A similar Suhrer, I). G. Proctor, G. F. Avery, P. Williams friend,who had been benefitted by
Tfrf entertainment will be given at
f, 1: people. of Fernandina his plan of contemplated i the residence of Mrs. B. C. Duty week McDonald, Fred W. Hoyt, P.Kelly, bottle,with most surprising results.
; P. W. King and R. Robinson. Previous to taking BROWN'S IRON
; operations. The pastors and congregations after next.
BITTERS,everything I ate distressed
'M: i i:. of the several churches are especially i Mayor Haley administered the oath o f: me, and I suffered greatly from a

!' ;'i ,*.' invited to be present. Death of Isaiah Winch. office to the newly-elected members. burning sensation in the stomach,
which unbearable. Since taking
i ; News was received in this city on Wednesday Upon motion<; of:Mr. Robinson, AldermanSuhrer BROWN'S IRON BITTERS,all -
:q 1J The plastering of the interior walls of the
of the death] in Brooklyn, N. Y., Tuesday was reflected president of the troubles are at an end. Can eat any
t : h new St. Peter's Church was done by Mr. time without any disagreeable re-
i I of Mr. Isaiah Winch an old citizen of Council.
I sults. I am practically another Ladies'
: ,: J Geo. Chase, ()Vermont. The work is ,
very Fernandina.. Winch had been in feeble The rules governing the former Council person. Mrs. W. J. FLYNN
.. : i':: l' nicely) done, and reflects great credit on Mr. 30 Maverick St., E. Boston. Misses',
health for several years, and went North were read, and,,upon motion of Mr. Kelly, Children'sand
; If} Chase. The tone of the walls is a light shade
', :: last summer in the hope of regaining i it adopted for government of this Council Infants'
t of lead color finished with ,
'. ; : ground During the last few months of his life The president then announced the stand BROWN'S IRON BIT- Men's,
: 1 mixed with the said
plastering, he was a constant but patient sufferer ing committees follows: TERS acts like a charmon Boys' ;)
: j N to be a great improvement on the ordinary and Youths'
i i +'1 mode. A complication of diseases contracted duringhis Finance.-Hoyt, Avery, Proctor. the digestive organs, ,

.. d l'' service in the Federal army in the late Streets and Public Im.provements.-Avery, removing all dyspeptic
4 Jacksonville, we presume, was made hap
; war was the cause of his death. Robinson
'" Kelly. such tast- FINE
( py by the presence of President Arthur last symptoms, as
Mr. Winch was a native of New Englandand Lamps and Streets. '
Lighting -Avery, Kelly, the
ing food
evening, for a few brief minutes. The President ,
was 63 years of age at the time of his Robinson.
3 ; has expressed to Mr. Bisbee his desireto Heat in the Stomach, SE: 'VV EJJ: :)
death. He resided in New Hampshire the Relief of Poor.-Kelly, King, Williams.
i + Heartburn etc. The
; have his visit ,
: regarded as unofficial and
greater part of his life and served Ordinances
duringthe and Rules. Proctor King,,
: informal, and to be allowed to the only Iron Preparation
t enjoy war of the rebellion as quartermaster in i Hoyt.
quiet of a private citizen. He was to proceed that will not blacken the ]bttan Baata iltera Lic; AaU
the Twelfth New
"t Hampshire Regiment. In Taxes, Licenses and Printing.Hoyt,Avery, 3
+ i to the steamer and leave for Sanford at teeth or give headache.
( 1870 he came to Fernandina, and has resided McDonald.
4 once. He is accompanied by his private here since that time until last Wharves AND
summer and Slips.-Proctor, Kelly, Robin ++ ++
secretary, Mr. Miller, of New York, and He was a highly-respected citizen, and was Sold by all Druggists. .
General Sanford. ISWPERS-]I
; universally esteemed and honored by al ll son.Upon motion of Alderman Proctor the Brown Chemical Co.

f Mr. Robert S. Schuyler met with a severe who knew him. During his residence here president Council and Mayor Haley wererequested

,' I t t' but providentially not fatal accident on he filled at different times various offices of to assist the Committee on Or- Baltimore, Md. Embracing New and Popular

,?, 1 Wednesday. Having gone upon the towerof the county and city. In his death Ferns dinances, etc., in revising, the city ordi See that all Iron Bitters are made by*.

St. Peters Church to inspect the work, he dina loses a good and useful citizen, and his nances. Brown Chemical Co.,Baltimore,and

;, : made a misstep and fell upon the roof and family a loving husband and father. The The time for the meetings of Council was have crossed on red lines and trademark S-r :JES:

thence to the ground, a distance of about funeral took place Thursday afternoon i in fixed for Wednesday evenings.The wrapper.

twenty feet, striking a barrel and receivingsome Brooklyn, N. Y. pay roll of the city officers for the BEWARE OF IMITATIONS.

'; J t severe bruises. His injuries are very The heartfelt sympathy of our entire community month of :March was audited and ordered I GENTS' FURNISHINGAND

a ; severe, but fortunately no bones were will go out to the ,widow, son and paid.

2 broken, and it is hoped that he will be daughter in this great sorrow, which theyare The sum of$25,was appropriated for sanitary

about again in a few days. called upon to bear. purposes. RUBBER GOODS


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