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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: December 1, 1883
Publication Date: 1878-
Frequency: semiweekly[<1894-1899>]
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Nassau -- Fernandina Beach
Coordinates: 30.669444 x -81.461667 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 30, 1878)-
Dates or Sequential Designation: Ceased in 1901.
General Note: "Democratic" <1880>.
General Note: Editor: Geo. R. Fairbanks, <1887>.
General Note: Publishers: George R. Fairbanks, <1885-1886>; Moore & Manucy, <1887-1891>; The Mirror Pub. Co., <1894-1898>.
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r CHATTANOOGA r', came; but ,a Deus ex machina, in the shapeof in the full possession- all, his faculties, NEW YORK GOSSIP. business was overdone last year." he replied.

a kindly little lady in black did, (bless who had long since beftri amonogenarian and .- Rich men wanted to outrival each other

their innocent souls under similar circumstances was, in fact, bordering on his hundredth EVACUATION in the
\ NASHVILLE AND :NUPTIALS-THE HORSE AND D.\Y--THE OLD FIRE DEPARTMENT value of their pictures the same as
which of them of them would not -as to what I rule of life he had followed -
ITS RIDER-AND THE EARLY BIRDS ON year -DULLNESS IN THE ART WORLD- they do in the speed of their horses. Thus

LOOKOUT MOU\"TAIN-ETC "aid the faltering steps, the hymeneal altarto which! enabled iim to maintain both THE UNIVERSITY CLUB AND ITS if Mr. Smith who had made a strike in Wall

Correspondence Florida Mirror.I ,") and after the too long and unwel- such mental and bodily vigor, so far beyond NEW HOME. street, paid $5,000 for a picture, Mr. Brown,

Special come delay the bride bridegroom and the allotted span of three score years and NEW YORK November 24,1883.To when he had a lucky hit, bought one for

think in my last communication I men- the parson entered to strains of no ten. Under Providence," replied the fine the Editor of the Mirror : $10.000, with an equally good name on it.

tioned we had. or were just" about. to, put on doubt, appropriate if a little nervous, old gentleman, "I attribute both my long- The preparations for Evacuation Day are Now these prices as a rule, were fancy., and

our "seven-league boots and try a race music and in the most wonderful brief gevity and present enjoyment of life to one complete, and the two pageants which will for the most part far in excess of the real

with the "homeward-bound swallows!1" space of time I have ever seen or heard undeviating golden rule" (all ears are now enliven the streets of New York and the value of the picture. The new owner used

Such, at any rate was the case, and the of the sacrificial act was consummated.Soft erect, and headssttained 1 to catch the rivers surrounding, the island will be really the picture simply as an advertisement for

thread of our migratorial narrative wouldnot and mysterious music low and sweet, golden recipe): '"t t\lghout my life I have magnificent. The principal features in the himself.: Its price and its beauties were discussed -

have been broken or its immediate objective accompanied the exhortation and usual never been an early *1ler!r' A. C. street parade will be the presence of the old in society and the newspapers, and

. points obscured were it not for theintervention allusions Isaac and Rebecca but it ..y, his
to ; appeared Volunteer Fire Department in their typical name became known. After he had got

of what astronomers' would to us not more than five min- TWO MILLION*.. f -, ACRES. red shirts and huge hats. The history of all the notoriety possible out of it, he would

call a "disturbing medium, in this case in" utes from the time Benedict entered the SALE OF THE LANDiToj&THE REED SYNDICATE- old New York is the history of the old Fire sell it and some one else get a chance at

the shape of a certain "cerulean haze, temple single, laid his head upon the hy- THE NEW PURCHASERS. THEIR OBJECTS. Department. From the fire laddies sprang general adoration. When the craze was

which seriously l affected both our vision, menal block and left the church "a mar- The Herald learning :yesterday that the the politician and the energetic men of to- over people in nine cases out of ten discov-

when in contact; and mental concentration ried roan.' The little_ lady at the organ lands of the Reed Syndicate (Sir Edward J. day. They were strong athletic men, and ered that they had paid too much for their

afterwards! But the "Stygian depths pro giving them, and all of'us, a wonderful and Reed and others), l.eifig the one-half of all although the spirit of rivalry between the notoriety, and now they go to the other ex-
found" of the Mammoth Cave and "aerial the lands l\tl'ly"sold by the State to Hamil-
Look- suggestive send off" by a triumphant and ton Disston and Sir: Edward! J. Reed, had different organizations led to frequent quar- treme and either refuse to buy at all or offer

heights sublime" of Chattanooga's most fortissimo rendering of the immortal been lately transferred, called at the officeof rels, yet they were proud of the city and only such prices as are ridiculously below

out Mountain have dissipated: at least, partially wedding march. the company in Reed's block, for such worked bravely for its welfare. During the the intrinsic value of a work of art. Talkas
the effects of this transit of Venus information as they were ready to make
Merrbe their hearts and the will
may war the fire laddies were the mainspring of you genuine art feeling and love for .
The all sold
public. lands the
satchels during
were
And so Jo we once more take our strains of Mendelssohn's joyous paean accompany summer to a new company of English enthusiasm which sent a regiment to the statuary has yet to grow a great deal before

cars and pen en route for Nashville, Tennessee. their steps life's journey through h, Scotch and Dutch, known as the Florida front to battle for the Union. The dashing its influence will be strong enough to repress

Here a short stop of some six hours ours meantime being more prosaically Land and Mortgage: Company, limited, with Zouave regiments with their dare-devil charlatanism.Mr. .

enabled us to make acquaintance with a and to the the following officers :; Leonard
bent to dinner subsequently Trustees for debenture Holders.- Charles courage and indomitable fortitude, were Jerome has at last succeededin

wonderfully thriving and rapidly increasing cars for Chattanooga. Townshend Murdoch-Ransom, Bouverie & for the most part firemen whose muscles l letting his much talked-about clubhouse.It .

city. Some purchases made by members of Chattanooga witnessed our first check in Co.), L. M. Lawson, banker, New York; J. had been hardened and whose wits sharp- was originally built for and occupied by

our party brought us into friendly chat with good weather and sight-seeing. We stormed A. Langerhuizen. banker Amsterdam. ened in their battles with the fire demon. the Union League Club. When that body
Directors.-Chairman-The Right Hon. the
courteous and evidently prospering storekeepers the heights of Lookout Mountain 'tis true. Earl of Huntington ; Nice-Chairmen-Hele- That the influx of visitors to this city on moved to its own magnificent new buildingin

from one of whom we learned the Starting about half past four in the morning iius It. Robertson, F/es. Liverpool Cotton Sunday and Monday next will be large is Fifth avenue, two years ago, the Turf

r otherwise almost incredible fact 'that the we reached the summit before sunrise. Association Liverpool; J. S. Harmood Banner evident now. All of the tip-town hotels are Club was formed and took up its residence
colossal bronze statue*of General (Harmood Banner r & :Son),
: Liverpool
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magnificent, Well, that is all I have to say We found William II. Davis. of ; already filled, and most of the! down-town there. Then came the gambling scandals,
of the State House mayor Southampton ;
a Jackson in front Jupiter Pluvius in possession and (as our James W. Gambler captain Royal navy, 2 establishments promise to be crowded to and to hide the notoriety it had gained the r

weighing, 1 forget. how many tons, but quite Jehu assured us) evidently determined to Albion street. Hyde Park ; A. Macnamara, overflowing. The proprietors have wisely Turf Club changed its name to the Madison t
i heroic in all its proportions, design and Hillingdon Manor House Leighton Buzzard
r keep it. To us the name of this celebrated determined not to advance prices and thus Club and entered on a short career which "
treatment representing the gallant old heromu'mtl.d ; W. C. Palmer Director British Land & E
'' spot was a delusion and a snare. Mortgage Company America; Ivan, Count out of town guests will receive fair treat finally closed with a lingering death a few

on a splendid charger, "rampant, Having for the last hour and a half been Dumonceau van Bergelulal., Director Flax ment. I understand however that most of weeks ago. The University Club has now '

to use the heraldric description and consequently dragged up a wonderfully constructed roadat Spinning Manufactory, Groningen, Holland; the better class of boarding-houses and fur rented the building for $22,500 a year, and
of the.most difficult for Robert \V Donnell, Esq. New York Benjamin
one poses ; will take
of degrees and duringthe possession early in May. The
an angle forty-five S. Hennin Esq. President Florida nished rooms establishments propose to tackon
,
the sculptor: to reproduce is actually merely transit severely tested both the capacityof Central & Western Railway, and President an extra dollar a day to previous prices.As University thus has a home of its own for

placed ill t'Uu" and stands one of the most our carriage and the good temper of its Florida Transit & Peninsular Railway ; Dr. regards eating, the visitor will have no the first time in its history.: It is a rather
spirited and graceful equestrian statues weever I). J. C. Van Lennep K. N. C., Director of
occupants we could inferentially under- difficulty in satisfying his appetite with young organization a condition for membership -
in this or in Europe wholly the Central Railway I Utrecht.
saw country
stand that the river level was some 1,800 Auditors.-Messrs. Turquand, Youngs & good, well-cooked food, at reasonbale pricesin being that a man must be abte.to

unsupported by any artificial aid, even to a feet below us, as the driver assured us was Co., 31 Coleman street London, E. C. down-town restaurants. Once you get present a diploma of Bachelor of Arts from

single nail or screw, merely poised by its the case. We also took his word for it as, Bankers.-Messrs. 'Barclay, Bevan, Tritton above Fourteenth street, however you must some recognized University, or similar seat
own weight; the marvellously adjusted cen & Co., 54 Lombard street London ; Ransom, of
The
with digit, he indicated the several learning. members: used to meet
dripping make up your mind to pay well for what
tre of placed in a line Bouverie & Co., 1 Pall Mall East. London,
gravity being perpendicular fog-covered battle-fields of evil augury, and S. W.: Donnell, Lawson &: Simpson, New ever you get. The proprietors of first-class once a month at Pinard's where the princi-

to the two hind hoofs on which the finally having purchased some relics from ; York ; Languerhuizcn & Co., Amsterdam. restaurants have no mercy on a guest's pal business done was the eating a dinner

charger makes this most wonderful and the neighboring battle-fields marched down I Secretary-Frederick Bigg, Esq. prepared with all the care and skill for
artistic caracole! Several equestrian statues Solicitors-Hores & Pattison. purse. .
.. j which this powerful rival of Delmonico'shas
again, or rather" bowled at a very rattlingand
London Office 7 Whitehall Place. The libel
(and it must he (confessed without suit of Feuardent, the dealer in !
many
: famous.
nerve-shaking pace indeed. As may be General Managers.-Drs. Wertheim and grown
art goods still drags its length along and
much artistic merit) exist representing
par- Buckner Amsterdam -Charles D. Willard
in time table fashion'thus *; ,
tersely expressed : .
steeds so to speak but in all i I America. 't. .-, although,General. di Cesnola of the Metropolitan -
,
tially prancing Ascent time 1 hour 40 minutes descent- NEWS' NOTES.' ,,__ .:,,..._
: ; Hugh A. M. A. Williams Land Museum of Art the defendant has
these cases so far as we remember, the Corley : ,
40 minutes: fare $6. Commissioners; ,- enemies, yet everybody seems to
artists have contrived either to keep threeof many
Now. on some future occasion I hope totIo" Arthur Williams, Chief Clerk. FOREIGN.
think that it is rather hard .him that for
the horse's legs on terra firma, or (as notably on
P. A. Aalmonsen Book-Keeper.
Chattanooga with more leisure and There is a rumor that the French havebeen
is the case of the celebrated statue of The chairman Lord Huntington is one fifteen days the prosecution has been prejudicing -

Peter the Great, at St. Petersburg,) boldly especially storm Lookout Mountain with of the most solid business men of London, ; the public mind against him without defeated in Tonquin.
better success, but the time of attack shall and has for several years been-largely interested The Crown Prince of Germany is '
introduce auxiliary to enable the his having a chance to stand up in his own upon a
an prop not be sunrise. How is it that so in American lands, having controlled
many visit to the King of Spain, and ,
behalf. The facts in the these. receiving-
modeler to carry out his design. We heard folks themselves to much trouble in vast bodies of lands in Texas and the West. case are
with real regret that the artist who pro put so The directory ,is one of the strongest that General di Cesnola while Consul in Cyprus distinguished honors.

duced three of those wonderful and unique so many parts of the world to see Phoebus could anywhere be brought together and dug up a lot of Cypriote antiquities, which The government of Egypt has sent a
!
Apollo at this particular phase of his diurnal comprises conservative and cautious men of he sold in the New York to the Consuls of
statues has since died and carried the secretof England to Metropolitan note the powers, declaringthat
business who. having taken hold of the
race? I know it is the correct thing to '
his art with him. work will, with British pluck carry out Museum of Art for $10,000. Feuar- no change can be legally made in the
enthuse sunrises with
over as compared sun- the objects of the company. Lord Huntington dent who was then connected with a well- status of the canal without fresh concessions -
Having "done" the capitol, and from the sets to into Homeric about the .
; go raptures Captain Gambier, Count Bergendal, known firm of dealers in archoeologicalgoods from Egypt.
sanimitof the roof enjoyed the wonderful and rhododactulous 'eows," Pope's Rosy-fin and others, expect to sail shortly for }Florida
effected the sale. Cesnola then
accompanied the :Mr. Willard came The Egyptian army, under Pasha Hicks,
by-
manager ,
famous panorama paid once more our respects gered Morn, and quote Shakespeare's"Hark
I and will make personal acquaintance with over to this country and was made Superintendent is reported to have been annihilated by El .

en passantto the remarkable statue of i the lark at morn's gate sings, the property and proceed to develop their ot the )Museum a place which he Mahdi, the leader of the insurgents. The-

the gallant old general, and the genius who And Ph bus 'gins to rise!1" plans of improvement. The policy of the still hold He and Feuradent had a fallingout
has perpetuated his memory in such truly company will be to sell alternate sections English troops are to take part in the cam-
In heaven's name let him rise in and and then the former charged that Di
living bronze." We were about to seek refreshment peace and in small quantities to actual settlers to paign against El Mahdi. The result will
i dress himself, with nobody looking on but colonize from England Scotland and the Cesnola, to enhance the value of the collection probably be the permanent occupation of
for the inner man prior to our
the lark ; and, take my word for it, you will (Continent and to build up their domain by had statues *4 restored," that is to say Egypt by England.
start for Chattanooga-[Mem.; once you puton erection of mills, planting groves, etc.. and
find him a much more splendid object added missing pieces and thus destroyedtheir
seveiirleague boots you must, or are expected of with the practical experience which the A Madrid correspondent asserts that
interest; a three times more glorious Apollo Directors have had, and the wealth at their value to the student. The general retorted -
Senor Juan Valera the Minister
to, keep going it-when our wandering new Spanish --
when after his triumphant march he enters command, will certainly do much toward hotly, and the contest was carried on
steps, and possibly truant eyes, were the to Washington, is especially charged to
great improvement of the State.
the golden portals of the West gatheringhis in the art journals and such of the dailiesas
arrested by a string of carriages at a neigh. ; The office in this city will remain in chargeof look after the interests of Cuba, and to facilitate .
flame-colored robes around him, the lIon. Hugh A. heretofore. All pay much attention to art. Finally,
boring church. The hour was late the Corley as the making of a treaty of commerce
heavens in burnished gold reflecting the sales of lands of the Reed Syndicate were Feuardent grew tired, and after some particularly -
with America which shall Cuba. We
satisfy
and the and
lights were burning, politest
stopped in August to wait the formation of
glory of his perfected strength in purple offensive statements by the general -
spryest of ushers seemed to be doing their the new company but the offices will be presume he is also instructed to take up
gold and opaline. Tints which laugh to brought a suit in which he seeks to recover -
duty manfully in that position of life in open in a few days for sales and selections.As the East Florida claims which his predecessors -
scorn the cunningcst skill of man to repro- to the lands, they are considered to be damages for libel.
have been
:
urging our
which they had been temporarily placed. upon govern x
duce, and make us almost thankful when among the very finest being selected alternately !
General di Cesnola is Italian
This, the Catechism tells us, is the right and with the Disston lands, and by those an very ment for several years past. _
surfeited with the of the
proper thing to do. Now, the marriage ser splendor evening veterans Hon. Hugh A. Corley and Col. M. clever and energetic, but also very vain, and DOMESTIC.Severe .

vice is a sweet and soothing ceremony, even pageant, the God of Day passes into the Williams, which is of itself a guarantyas apt at times to make himself very offensive. conflagrations have occurred re

to the married man and singularly suggestive sanctuary." to in their twenty-eight high value.counties The lands and are situated People who dislike him say that in his ways centlyat Baltimore, St. Paul, Minn., Springfield -

I write this with ill-will to those well- comprisetimber : he has deal of the charlatan but
to bachelors; it was therefore natural no and orange lands. a great Mass., Kansas City, Winriepeg and'

that those among us who had not heard its meaning but provoking people who look The advent of such a body of foreign cap- this is unfair. Like all enthusiasts, he is Binghamton.The .

solemn for time. askant at all those who do not emulate the italists shows how strung a hold Florida has: apt to be extreme in his notions and but
sentences some or possiblywere I President has appointed Surgeon
lark and who hug themselves as they re. taken upon England and we prophesy that poorly able to brook opposition to his pet
hear them for
soon to ourselves very soon we will take first rank among Robert Murray, of Maryland to be Surgeon
should take interest in the peat the proverb about the early bird and States in America selected for views. Should the suit go against him it
an impromptu foreign cap General of the army, in place of Gen. C. H. r
surprise afforded us by this marriage in the worm in justification of their unrestful ital. The London Times. in its issue of November will be rather hard on him for he has no Crane, deceased.

Nashville Tennessee. So said to habits, forgetting no doubt the delightful 10, refers to Florida as the State in private fortune to depend on, and the trus-
= we our which the greatest increase of prosperity has General Hancock has recovered by the
which out the of the of Museum of Art
rejoinder points folly tees Metropolitan can
exceedingly good-looking "best man in taken place in the last five years, and this verdict of a jury $4,000 for diamonds
chief," '. It is good for us to be here; let us worm in getting up so early-but with a notice, from such a journal, will have its hardly afford to retain a man convicted of etc., stolen from his room in the St. Cloud
in and them the result that sincere conviction that in nine cases out of : due effect.-Jacksonville Herald, 27th. having tampered with arch Geological speci-
go help ; being .. Hotel in New York, in 1876.
>in ten the spectacular effects of sunsets are far ------ mens and statues.
a minute found ourselves-thanks to
we
New
York City had a grand celebration of
I President Arthur has
pardoned Sergean t
more magnificent than those of sunrise andI
the politeness of the ushers, aforesaid the centennial of the evacuation of the There is a remarkable dullness in the art
have looked at both from the summits of Mason, who was sent to the penitentiaryfor
world at Such auction sales
amongst the expectant spectators. The British troops on the 26th of November present. as
attempting to kill Guiteau. A Chicago
the Righi and the Brockenberg in the Old
phrase may seem strange but it turned out 1873. A steamboat procession consisting of have taken place resulted miserably for the

to be literally so ; the church the lights, the World and from the Cordilleras of the Andes 250 steam vessels in line was one of the feature painters, and even the dealers complain of clothing house has offered Mason a $1,500

guests, the ushers were there, but alas! no in the New as well as at sea, where- of the celebration. A statue of Washington the lack of interest and money for their clerkship as a special attraction.E. .

bride and especially in the tropics-the sunsets N. Dickerson Jr., son of E. N. Dicker-
nor bridegroom! Of course, both of was unveiled on the steps of the canvasses. Artists who are rich can affordto

tbt'Sere essential properties for the due celebration always appeared to me imcomparably the Sub-Treasury building on Wall street by wait but the poor fellows to whom afreshly son. Esq., who has been long associated

of matrimony civil or ecclesiastical more splendid. Gov. Cleveland.: Gen. Arthur as President completed picture means so much with Florida interests came near losing his 1'

; but the fact was, as one of the ushers As to the hygienic results of the much- received it, and George William Curtis madean bread beer and tobacco, for a few months life while witnessing a novel experimentwith

informed our best man in chief the organist commended habit, I feel less competent to address commemorative of Washington's ahead, suffers. It was only a few days ago an electric railroad motor at Saratoga

could not be found, and at that very moment speak from experience having always had a inauguration as Pn'Sident.rrhe day was that an artist offered to sell me a beautiful I N. Y., recently. t.

and for the previous half !pour, franic wholesome fear of the unhappy fate of the"earliest" inclement and accompanied with fog and water color for twenty dollars. The frame The Times-Democrat expedition into the

search was being made for him ; and as mu- party in the proverb just alludedto rain, but the patriotism was water-proof. alone must have cost nearly that. This man Everglades was advertised by a sensational

sic had charms for the souls about to be hut of one conversation I have a very ,, .--._---. --- -- -- used to have no trouble in getting from $50 dispatch about its being in danger from the

united, "they languished in the outer distinct recollection. It was in answer to the Triple and quadruple murders are the to $200 for his arrangements now he is gladto burning of the saw grass, etc. The expedi-

gloom" waiting the errant Apollo of the anxious interrogatory; of some inquiring features of crime in Michigan and New get anything. "To what do you attrib- tion is not of much value in any point of

organ loft. As a matter of fact he never friends-of an elderly gentleman seemingly IIamp hire. ute this stagnation ?" I asked him.U view. 4


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:: THE VOICES OF THE SEA. just been able to get across to the castle he I -
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suppose the old monsters: that our fore in
of -
J said, as the causeway had not opened until fathers used to believe in signified, unless sure not being, seen myself as the There were few pass2ngers
I was dark. ; nevertheless
passage
' Along the shell-wreathed, shining i strand 6:3or he would have' joined us sooner. it were just such a mixture of qualities? It was a curious that early hour I noticed a little at
: His baggage he had sent over the day before Desinit sight. Repton had gathered people group of
4 The old and young went to and fro in pisceni mullet formosa supemel standing by the gun :
; together way. When
a miscellaneous
in order to have his
room a little furnished assemblage of drove we
The You they
understand up
sinking sun filled all the land Latin. no doubt, and know gunners and officers' surrounded the carriage
With previous to his arrival. what that servants and was entertaining fell upon the doctor and
I find with
. evening's rich and ruddy glow. .means. that the highest them tears and lanienta
to
The hot clouds in the amber west You" are not a married man, then, doctor and the lowest meet closely in most people." had his heart's content. lIe tions that betrayed their Irish
placed barrack origin.
? said Major Anstey. If a chair on the top of his could HP
Lit
the they do said I scarcely free
sea-kissed shin bars himself
up : ly one must: overpower table and seated from
I thought I saw a slight in the himself in it, and them
And change expression the"other was now though the whistle
before
who
weary ones longed for rest long, and it i is likely playing was sounding
and
Waited of the gray eves, as he answered : to be the vigorously the waltz of Ehren on sailors and the
! the dawning of the stars. h : worse of the two. A rotten apple the Rhine porters:; were looking
No, Major; I am quite. of Sir Dinadan's will make to which one or two coupleswere concealed on with un-
a good sound amusement at
the
many ones decay, dancing. while the scene.
opinion about that. rest looked with One
There came the murmur of the sea but I never heard ofa sound one, or any the solemn faces of on thinly-clad woman, standing apart from
- This men who had : the
was I reached
; Along the soft sands of promising, thought. The man number of them. making a decayed group and shivering in the
the shore; one that stale of drunkenness I chill sleety
must be when rain
it
well-read
Twas laden a one, or he would not good." just occurs shook hands with him ,
with deep mystery have referred to a book so little known to them to wonder whether they are sober. fore she again and again be-
And music as I was rather proud of hit would let him
having
in its
strange was roar. the "Morte d'Arthur." upon, as The doctor himself was rather go.
i And, as the voices of its waves Evidently I was the I thought, so unanswerable a symbol but the worse for Now, then, sir. steamer's
;i' liquor. as I could just "
off
I
only who !
person understood the allusion. see. noticed that he had cried
t Were borne upon the listening ears, but I did not Repton only laughed. turned the Madonna an authoritative voice on board.
.' care to say so. I had learned with the face toward
They sang alike of songs and graves, by experience that do "I'll tell you what B., said he, "of all the wall. Repton tore himself away from his friends
men not like :
" Of sunny hearts and sacred tears. others forms of argument the worst is that of at last and took my hand. :
Just I
:: to know more than themselves as looked in the waltz
and that to
came "
an
similies. It is the mode Good-bye, B he "
for the sake of women always end by the said, and God
peace and comfort. the less snapping of one of the violin bless
There passed a little adopt., because it sounds plausible and is you Coming from me I

blue-eyed boy, knowledge of literature that strings. The player made few futile don't know
. was displayed a attempts
whether
of that
, As sank the sun ocean's brim easy application. I will give will do much
on you
; in the mess-room the better. you as to repair the damage and then laid good but it
Naught but the sound good a one as on the side. can't do harm. I have left
of endless yours opposite
.ti joy No one the instrument down tVia you something
having responded to his remark on_ foKIn_ _._,
to
They make n u remember
Across the red waves came to him. the doctor eau de mUle fleurs out of the The old fiddle's me by at the
went with his castle-yoU
For on dinner. I no liquid refuse of gone, boys, he said, wouldn't have taken 5C T t-.1 .
his cow-houses I it
bright fancy chased the sun ticed as daresay and I'm .._ nf'r M..1 :
that he tried two too drunk -- n "
three to mend 'UOOHU lL [
or topics of it but I'll 0
conversation -
O'er you know. You would have ; you. Keep it like
of ,
seas emerald and gold a man with give a good fellow it
; until he you a instead. ; was
struck
song
And the on one which only one side to his and Mind you all join old friend of mine." an
nature
sweet life he had begun, seemed to suit his when you in the chorus."
i Its first fair scenes had now unrolled. that company, and then enlarged get one I wish you joy for him : but for my Amid There was no more time for words.
on with deal great acclamation he The
a good of
began to
.
ability sing
. part I am inclined to say he is not to be in fine gangway was slid in. the
and a baritone paddles
revolved
witty sarcasm. I sat a music-hall
of
quiet not being found ditty more there
With heart at all. I am a drunken old blackguard i was a general
maiden than of
merry a came exactly sure whether he was usual grossness. Those who waving handkerchief -
The really deriving and I don't care much who knows it were sober ::! and caps on the
shining pier and
sunlit
sands the
information ;
., along. from the others or laughing at; but I enough joined in with a will at the end was doctor
can
To her the sea bore one dear name them. I half suspected the latter and had L appreciate good woman, or a of each verse, and the noise was tremendous. gone.When
\. Amidst the burden of piece of Beethoven's music, or a fine poem In the I got back to the fort I
its song; no mind for it. I am afraid I was a midst of it came the discordant notes found his ...
: ; And the ten thousand glittering conceited specimen of veryS as well as any one else. There is no such of the trumpet in the barrack Madonna in my room. He had written un-
humanity at that sounding
square, -
Ii That stretched across the sunlit bay, riod, and thought myself superior, both in thing in nature as a refined taste degraded, the tattoo. The chorus came to a sud. omitted name and the date on the back but had(
: as you seem to think. -Because I his own. Lower
Seemed
4 messengers on golden wings talents and can go to den close. down I saw
acquirements to another -
- I i From her my compan a music hall and listen to a that the inscription in faded ink
true loved one far away. ions. I determined that I would get the would call song Bundle out, now, every mother's son of ble. With the almost illegi-
doctor all parsons demoralizing and amuse you !I" cried the help of a magnifying-glass
to mvself doctor. I
some day and see what "I'm not going to
: myself with it do made out the
There lia .a' you think I care the have words, Ernest
any
of Repton
came a man full four-score was made a picket coming into rooms to fetch from
my
I less
for Madeline.
. Into hearing_a cathedral anthem the day On the face of the
the twilight all When the Those who picture
) alone. dinner things were removed you._ are sober helD f.linsp who.. tlio) ** was
To him the broke alter .Not a Dit: j. nice them both in are nrunk. m--- --- signature, Iade1illa Lintoy nn..a"... ...
.f sea on the shore our acquaintance expressed his intention of their Out witli: you, now !" --------, r. .

With solemn sway and sullen moan ; going to see how his room was getting on, the best own way. I grant you the anthem is I did not want to be caught in the passage, I never knew more than that of the doetor's -
The voices of the and whether music and the cathedral is the best so I history.What .
bye-gone his furniture had hastily gained
years been
t Came faintly on its sad refrain ; unpacked. We bade him good-night safely and place; but I can enjoy both, and I say that, to see the result of these my ingenious room, not waiting has become of him since I cannot

-i Yet when he called, 'mid rising tears, settled down to a smoke and a talk ,over if who I can has, I am distinctly superior to the man ments. Half an hour afterward I arrange heard a tell.)) I never saw any notice of his death or

On friends, they answered not again. him. On the whole the verdict was favora- room in his nature for only one." tap at my door and Repton's voice asking retirement in the papers, but his name has
Well. I ,
since
can only that I don't long vanished
from
ble though say agree Are the of the
,
Capt. Urmston who him- you asleep. B.? I made pages
"
was with I no answer,
. Still sank the self of you, answered. But I didn't come : as I was Army List. I should like to think that I
sun. Then rose the stars, something a dandy, wondered howon here to I utterly disgusted with the evening's shall meet him .
And looked down on the cold gray shore earth he could wear such seedy clothes argue. got an invitation from proceedings. He did not come in. and I again some day. but I
fear
; ; Lady Thomas that
this
the
Still and morning for a picnic at thought 1 heard .! chances are against it. Per-
solemnly the moaning bars Major Anstey remarked that, c msider- St. a sigh as he turned
Aubin's and away. after <
Wailed low their ing the time he had she tells me to bring our Of this, however I haps, all, it is better that I should
music as of yore. been in the room, he new doctor with could not be sure. main in re k
if he
And some with sad had to us has come. Should When I returned ignorance. He had noble qualities
managed from
get Fort
met the through
eyes night a good Regent next
, many you care to go? Urmston and I mean to I and great abilities, and I should
To its glasses of day I found that he to
- pass watches all forlorn ; sherry. Then we had our usual take as was only to be expected know sorry
out
a trip there
about
And some there slept 'mid visions bright rubber of whist, and after that I went to Dr. 1 o'clock. i there had been a very decided row" in my them as a certainty that he had wasted
looked the
Repton at with to end.
'Till dawned me a quizzical absence. Five -Londo.i Society.OOAS1' .
the had
. fragrant; rosy morn. bed.Next expression of countenance. men been confined for

morning we had a gun-drill drunkenness the evening before and the
All parade ,
the Year Round. ; "Would you like me to go with and CANAL.
three hours' you case had been
man of reported to the General.
weary uvring two who
forty- be
-- -- introduced "
> ------- pounders in the barrack square. When it the to your friend? said he.h In sent for the culprit to the district office. An interview with Dr. Westcott, the active -
OUR DOCTOR.BY very identical suit that I
wore last night, What took President of the
Coast
was over I exchanged my uniform for plain for instance. I place there did not transpire, but Canal enterprise,
saw all hard
clothes, and went to look up the doctor in its defects. you looking at the morning:: after on passing Repton's room gives the following information : The doc
: AN ARTILLERY OFFICER. I can tell you it was good material tor is
his quarters. I saw a good-conduct just up from the dredge which
badge nailed the he
/MI A<*. like the __ inifh /\f up on
if
man ; .. t.ltn"rJ is in
outside says active
They consisted of two rooms in the same it does look n ------- -"-- -h" of the- door with the inscriution operation, doing good work.
CHAPTER I. block of seedy enough now. above it this 'I'Iip reitinl is npinir t>nt. nn o rtnivillal with
buildings as my own. I knockedat : "ijost, utn day 01 Septem __ _
lie was the strangest man I ever met and I don't mind how a man dresses so long bmith's Halt n
the door; a hoarse voice cried Come in ber. 18and underneath the German creek to three-quarters of a
. one sees a good many curious specimens of as he is a gentleman. I answered, warming words mile to the west
and I entered.I :: ((1 suppose inserted in that language a hammock ridge of a few ,

,' humanity in the army ; but such a mixture : have always found that in up a little. "I brought yon a civil invitation as he knew none of the senior officers feet elevation, dividing the two. It i is:: 'nov

of good and bad, of the noblest qualities and you obtain a better clue to the real no characterof way can and put it as civilly as I could, and for derstood it), Wer nicht hut von don:: ivird un determined that the point at which the

- the most degrading vices as were united in my part I should have liked your wick canal is to enter Smith's
company "
a man than by a careful and discriminat ; genommen das er hat! Certainly the creek will be nearly

Dr. Repton, I never expect to find again, ing study of the manner in which he furnishes but as you choose to consider me a snob Iwon't doctor did not display much repentance. eleven miles from its source or head waters.
nor, indeed, should I care to do ask you again !I" and I turned toward I Two
for I reasons
so, a his the are assigned for
presume this
dwelling above general had taking
all, if he be given him a
the
character like his is a door with the air of
too puzzling to the intellect a martyr. course. The first is the
lover of books. pretty severe condition
:. Show me the books that reprimand, for we had no more_ of the
;; altogether and too unsettling to the mind to be man cares to carry about with him, the a the Repton lock. removed coolly got it and up, turned the key in evening parties at the castle. I heard}, how- soil through which the canal is being cut is
pleasant. sat down. much better
music he ever from various than along the soft
cares to play, and the sources, that he had become muddy and
YVe were quartered at Elizabeth songs to You and I are not going to in that boggy flats of
Castle in part the
sing, and the pictures he loves to look at a most popular visitor in the numerous upper portions of Smith's
. Jersey, when I first met him. It way he said. "I sincerely beg your creek. Second is the
was a and I will give you a fairly correct sketch par- public houses in St. Helier's, and that ridge through which
desolate place then, and I don't know that of what he is himself. Even don, B., if my chati'offended you, but I himself and his fiddle were eagerly sought the canal is to pass into Smith's creek is so
so long
: it has much improved since, or, indeed, that the time about which I now write ago I had as don't. mean it. I thought when I saw you after by the proprietors, who found them slight at the point mentioned that it is all
last
anything could improve it short of night that you were a cut above those gain not to makea
cut into
a the
con- accustomed to unvarying attractions to the sailors creek
i myself such observation and and soldiers sooner.
vulsion of nature seeing that it is founded other fellows. Sit down, man and we will The doctor also
therefore who that
. it is that I can paint Dr. Repton'sroom I frequented their dens. Other reports nearly every-

nn n. little island of its own.- and niilv- onn.neciea tr\-Aavr oc nloorlir oc tli/tilirli it. woo.. cfill. have a reasonable talk together. As for facts I heard, too-of care for the sick as thing which has to be imported for the new

with the land once a dav-t before me. This was what- ---I-saw--C-O" :-- .u your invitation, it is. many _a_day since I tender. as a woman's and of skill that was (lredmze. soon to. be built is nwirlv rpnHv. HP

water, by a mile or two of rock-strewn sand went any wnere in society, and i am not says ne (uown me-
goes far
One side of the chamber was go always to be had by the poor for the asking. coast as at least as
occupied
unpleasant to the foot by mug to begin it again. It didn't suit Halifax
and the
aggravating to an ordinary barrack bedstead me nor I scarcely credited such stories till present week on coast canal
standing close one day
the temper. In so isolated a it I it:, when I tried it last. I hope will when business.: The doctor
spot to the you full
was wall. Near the head was the usual a man at Fort Regent got his arm seems of energy

very necessary to have everything pertain- officer's portable wash-hand-stand come around to my room in the mornings, badly crushed by the fall of a gun, and the and speaks of the canal's success with great

ing to the comfort of the men in the fort much the very whenever you can ; I like some one to talk doctor was sent for. the confidence.
worse for Above By time he
wear. the
latter arrived -
itself and so we were with to. I am not always fit for in the The Jacksonville.
provided school company the sufferer St.
hung an exquisite copy of a Madonna by had been laid on a com Augustine and In-
hospital and chapel all complete. Religion Fra Angelico. There was a bookcase between afternoon. Here, to emphasize his assertion I rade's bed in the barracks, and lay there dian River Railroad is again claiming atten
;
being in the British he filled himself another tion.
tumbler Much
almost of of the
army with stock
entirely moaning heretofore
a the windows, containing, as I could pain. Repton examined the has*
: matter of Sundays the chaplain was able to see at brandy-and-water. limb and said little but been held in St. Augustine by known
a glance, a strange medley of volumes vill put the man under parties
.
; live at his I in with
in come to be
ease St. Helier's pleasure. and
now
; but after a professional, artistic literary and chloroform and set the fractured bone. opposed to the extension of the road

long; period of years the authorities discovered mingled with French novels and scurrilous romantic then, I said, but I wish you would tell me When it"a::! over he called me out of the south of that place, at least at (present. It

that accidents did now and then oc- song books. Here were Dante's Vita one thing, if it be not a rude question. How room. has now changed hands. It i is now asserted

cur; that men got apoplectic fits and delirium ova," and Gautier's"adenwiselle de :Man-Nu- can you, an educated man, deliberately set .. It is a bad case, B.," he said. I fear the that the parties controlling the stock are in

tremens at the most inconvenient pin,*' side by side Browning's yourself down to get drunk when you poor chap will lose his arm. Is there dead earnest for an early completion of f the
- times, and that children ; poems and know, as a doctor that it will ruin both any road to Indian river.
." ,were occasionally Alfred de Musset! Swinburne's works one here who knows anything of nursing? They seem bound to
born into the world at hours that could not and Jean Ingelow, "Two Years early your health and your intellect? You see, I I do not want to move him, and he will re- get ahead of the coast canal 1 according to
Ago" and (
be laid down in orders. On the whole, '. Nana." Such a mixture of the best don't} accuse you'of it yourself; I only go by quire a good deal of care." rt'ports.r, both canal I and railroad will
and "
then. it was at length determined that a the wnrsf., the highest and the lowest ilJell' what you told me just now. I knew of no one, and said so. help the development[ of the coast and if

doctor should be sent to live in the fort. at once, I had never seen before. -- -------- _.He.. .n.laughed a little.u \\'<>ll, then, I'lltop I : with I Mm mrsplf] one acts as a spur tf) tile ot Imer, all I I the better.

And so he at me. Over the wnen you can wu me, L>., why you uu for this night, at rate. I sha More sow. TitllsL'ille Star.
fireplace hung a (picture by any n t be
some half the
actions of life
Our battery was, for wonder -why you came into wanted
a at the --
French -- -
complete painter a Cl castle and I can look after -
opatre treated with
in its roll of officers just then and whata all the sensual power of the school to which the service, where you have the maximum him better than a gunner would." HOME INFLUENCE.: -:Mama(aghast): .Mary

greater wonder still, all of them were unmarried it belonged. It faced the Madonna of discomfort and the minimum of pay ; lIe stopped with him that night and you don't mean to say you refused him !"

so that we had a better muster at I opposite wall, and the two types of on the why you are going to the picnic this afternoon many nights after, having obtained !leave to Miss :Mary" Certlinl ; he said he had
woman.
mess then the castle usually saw. I shall hood seemed to be regarding another to talk nonsense to ladies and( eat your sleep out of barracks. All that time he only ten thousand a year." :MamaGouti-
one
just mention their names here ; perhaps I S with hostile eyes. On a small table in the mustard luncheon off a tin plate, without salt or kept perfectly sober, and attended to his, ness gracious! ten thousand ten thnnund: !

: may have a word to say: as t.their individualities corner stood a row of bottles, whose labels it most likely, when you might have patient as though he had been his:: dearest when we understood( he was rich And

on some future occasion. They betrayed their contents, a tumbler and decanter comfortably at home; above all. when you friend. The arm was saved in the end. The now. to think of the dinners time and

were :Major Anstey, Capt. Urmston and of water. This, with the addition a of can tell me why you will._in all probability, night after the butfl'rerVa::! moved back to politeness we've wasted on the creaturLife. (':'-

Lieut. Cayley. The other subaltern was an easy chair or two, made up the furnitureof some follow day the and ordinary fall in course love of human nature the castle:; his'nurse went to town, and, as I _ _ _
myself. It is with ----
a generally recognized rule the a woman no heard afterwards held -
department. a great
that officer in the Through the open door : better nor worse than a hundred others merry- How did you like discourse
every Royal Artillery is I could see that the other you 'making at a tavern near the Victoria Pier. my this
mad married room was occupied have met and not fallen in love with-then morning'? asked Parson
Methodist
and the which ended in Goodenough of
; second only 1))' a pile of a free fight and an arrest of
packing-cases.
Evi- Deacon
being out of the question, we had our choiceof dently the doctor was not perhaps, I may answer your question. most of the rioters. He himself however Lightweight. the I village I grocer L--
I the other two going to use it at Meanwhile you must take it for they walked home from church last
alternatives. I granted
Sunday;
cannot at- all he escaped through Jthe
; was content with his single chamber. good offices: of his host
, tempt to decide here to which class we be- When I entered he that no one acts exactly as his reason tells who, fearing to lose a guest who broughtso morning.; Too long brother ; too long," ,
was
standing by the him is replied the frank "
best
deacon
longed. or practices what he preaches ; I believe in haying '
fire with much custom his -
violin in to house
a his
hand stowed him
We were sitting at dinner one evening some intervals on the idly trying in this world. But I see you want to be away in a cupboard till the ,police everything short." YeS I've noticed I'

. when the messman brought in a card. the bow. string without using going, so I will open the 'door. I beg your gone. were that in your weights, deacon." said the sar- .

On it written pardon for locking it. but it the cast I ic 1a romi.-Yonkers States
; was simply, E. M. Repton He looked round as I opened the door was only Of course, this kind of thing could not be num.
Army Medical U partment." I wonderedat and laid down way to keep you in whilst I made my apology allowed to The
the instrument. I go on. general heard of it Two Irishmen, fresh
.. :Mind : from Castle
the time at the absence of the YOU promise to come and look Garden
usual Good privately and
,
pre- morning B., said he communicated with were
the strolling
fix of Mr. but it I saw you me up again." au through the city, when they
was characteristic of thcman from the window thorities, asking to have
. playing at soldiers with "I the doctor trans- came opposite( a dead wall
found certainly shall said I. profusely decorated
os T ntif.Ul -
nftrwir1s.
the in "Good-bye, ferred to other
guns the square. Have something to for the I some station ; and the result with election posters of local ulllli-
Dresent.
course we inviceu him ac on sunnose I shall see von that
once, oniy drink was Repton came into dates.
room After
my one :
at scrutinizing the
too glad to mess to-nignt? names for
see a face. It
is
how tired of each new other three wonderful four I declined on the pica of its being too I don't think so," he replied. I don't morning noming in ins hand a blue official awhile. one of the new urrival__u_ __.!';. tnr1wcl. ...... tn...
or men early in the morning. Repton, however intend i envelope containing orders to hold himself his companion and remarked "
to belong to the : He orrah
become
when It wouldn't ,
can mess.
they are forced by filled for i in readiness to sail
himself at
for Moike ,
pres. a stiff tumbler of once Barbadoes. it doesn't
brandy- suit seem if we'd
as
sure of circumstances to live much in eachother's and-water my habits of living, at all, and I should They think I'll be crossed the
well
sat down al.
in an chair out of the say at -Brooklyn
easy mo- get way tingle.
only turned
out of it in
the end. "
If I
company. they there said he
are good-tem tioned "and
. me to another, and began to talk. couldn't that the climate"iir
pered. they settle down to a passive endurance '. Pleasant sort of place this castle ol "Well well it's afford it. eitlfer. soon( finish me. I daresay:: it will, but what M. A. SDDIOXS LITES JJIEDICINE.
of their I time for to and
neighbors, particular hobbies ; yours seems to be. You don't suffer much Urmston." I said. me go meet matter? That is as good a place to die in as WHAT IS AID
We OF IT.
if otherwise
to miserable are going
a succession of from over by I other. I"l1nt
any
over-excitement in it, I should think. the 12 o'clock boat." you to say nothing about
i quarrels and mutual annoyances. I have Ah, I see you are admiring my Cleopatra.' I left the my orders yet awhile: the news will spread 'It is indispensible: 1.1 tis Ualarious climate.

t seldom seen a true friendship spring Is it not fine room with my confidence in my fast enough and I have We can't do v:: It.
up a picture? of one or two friends out It; sa-..,JL us from much
under such conditions of intimacy. i is:: I confessed that I did not much care for shaken.powers reading character considerably: here who will be sorry for it. I shall have sickness.'-Eev.J.C. Weaver, cf Texas.

,i the less old story. To have a real friend, the the style of the subject, and that as to the tCILtPTER o leave for Southampton about the end of Twenty years of suScrias; from Indigestion

you see of him and he of you the actual painting I the week, I expect and shall and
better. was no judge of its merits. II. get away as diseased Liver was relieved by a package

Such as it is, it cost me ;t50," said the We didn't quietly as possible.' of It.'-Rev.31. H
But I am forgetting the doctor who see much of the doctor fora Cullum, Grapevine Texas.
is all doctor "at I was
I least
that to'hear
; the very sorry the
was that With 'It
price news. has
done
while
this time standing in the doorway ready to worthy descendant of Abraham. after his arrival. He kept pretty all his faults and inconsistencies more to relieve and cure me of
Solomon ::! I had
close Sick
to his
be introduced to my readers. He was a tall Levi, put upon it when he handed it own quarters and had a knack grown to like the doctor, and I grieved Headache than all the other remedies I

{ man of about forty years of age, over to crossing over in the boat at times when the idea of at ever used.' J. 31.Leod.of X o. Carolina.
j strongly me as part payment for one of valuable losing him. Moreover, I had
t made, with a pleasing face my no one else was going. Plainly he wished} an 'It proved
enough clean- a blessing to
; autographs. Then wheeling his chair to avoid the uneasy feeling in my mind that I had not my family.1 cheerful

t 1 cut features, a trifle hard, perhaps ; gray round, and looking at me inquiringly, he criticisms directed officers, and many were the i done as much for him as I might. I could ly testify to Its merits/ Its popularity here Is

eyes and a long! drooping! black moustache asked "Is its at him in consequence. : not tell him unbounded.' Eev.
J counterpart, the''Madonna,' Urmston had so now, however ; it was too S.G.Shaw Batesvllle.Ark.
already turning to white. He had a high then to looked out his name in the late for that for I These
more your taste ? '* or trying to repair are but samples from the
intellectual forehead whose Army List, and found that my among many
lines could be Very much more," I answered. though forty fault. thousands of unsolicited testimonials received
I well traced, for his hair was verthin "I years of age he was still only a As during the few
and only wonder that surgeon. he expected, he ordered past years. Ask your druggist
you can keep the Cleo- Thereon was to leave for
scanty, and brushed back so as to make patra' and it in the evidently hung a tale, hut it was: a on Saturday of the week I the original. A.SIMMONS' LIVER MED
same
the most of what he still possessed. He Why not? I have same seen room. like tale that none of us could guess at. We to see him off and for that promised ICINE,made at St. Louis, Mo. Take no other.
women both
: was dressed in suit heard rumors, now and then of his purpose went ,
a of dark tweed, of them. drinking over to St. Helier's -
t baggy at the knees and very Every one has his own taste ; i propensities, but nothing definite. to sleep at an hotel the Valuable Orange Lands for Sale
; very shiny about the and if I have not quite made very night previous, as the boat left before
and up my mind I was away at Fort Regent the day- Tracts containing twenty acres each of
seams, altogether, he looked like a man as to which mine on mainland, break. Dr.. Repton
S be. I have was
decidedly down in the world. Still, he had the pleasure out may of the just double mounting guns every morning, and had no same house, but went off in stopping the at the choice, high hammock land on Orange Lake
about him combination. chance of him evening to suitable for growing and truck farming
that ease of manner, or whatever Don't calling on again. some "liis"old orange -
what
see I haunts
it may be called, which even at first dis "I hear you what mean? One evening I had been out rather later i ing of Him till we met at breakfast.and I saw noth are now offered for sale. These lands:

I you say at an'rilte Ire: than usual, as the was are very conveniently situated for
tinguishes
a gentleman. bridge open and I It transportation -
plied ; but as to the two was a cold
Having shaken hands with us all, and on't believe it." tastes"coexisting, I could walk back. I got to the castle about strong wind blowing, misty morning, with a :by water or rail, and will be sold on

S apologized for his late 9:30, and was going to straight into the harbor : terms to purchasers. Titles
I intrusion, he sa "Ah, well then have my quarters when I and'the piers and are unquestionable. -
down. to the table with us. He had only learn l he you something to heard a great noise going on in the doctor's steamer looked the deck of the Also valuable timber lands in
yet
answered. What do you room. The door was half open and I looked in the indescribably wet and miserable large bodies. G. It. FAIRB\ K!'.

l sickly light of the lamps. February 10( 1832. Fernandina, Fhi.THE .


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,,, "lF' ,3Fi "t'. .vZ, and 7 to 8. pronounce it to be the Best Remedy Known to Man
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GUARANTEED
Nr: TO CURE
DYSPEPSIA.
,.. ; .
.II. .''. !.'f'j.'.' :'j.:i,' '. : FERN AND IX A, FLORIDA, '.I H i o Trade Marl
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: .; I Drugs and Chemicals rl, :;.. CEDARTOWN
i- GAM June 20th, 18R1-
r' Dr. Clark
t Johnson
:-:My: children
; t'i\\ Indian Blood Syrup were sick with Fever, and a short trial of you .
: : Homoeopatliic and Patent :Medicines: 1\ r. 46 completely cured them.

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WJI. B. C.

;: 'o'.,',, FINE TOILET ARTICLES, GENERAL CODIISSIOKIERCHANT:: :: ,I

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Established 1826.

Physicians' : Hay, Corn, Oats
Prescriptions ,-- -.- _.
carefully compounded with pure Drugs, at !v. K. BA17KXIGIIT.

Florida Lands. reasonable prices. AGENT.WHOLESALE I

AND RETAIL ,
BUTCHER AND STOCK DEALER
ANDDenier ;
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DR. J. D. PALMER. T. W. PALMER. in Ice :

The PeninsularAND I-n. PALMER BRO'PHARMACISTS TENNESSEE BEEF A SPECIALTY, "f.' "
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FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. Axes Hatchets Picks ;

OFFERING LANDS IN THE Furniture repaired in the best manner. ,
Hair Mattresses made to order at short AND OTHER EXTRA
COUNTIES OFALACHUA ABSOLUTELY PURE notice. 36 QUALITY

TOOLS FOR FARMS AND
PLANTATIONS.
DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED JAMES: JIcGIFFIN,

DRUGS AND CHEMICALS CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER. Also, FINE STEEL AND CHEAPER PLOWS

" Alachua Of all sizes aid Tirlc.,3: f'un $j t:) $J') Also, Plowing Machines.
I PUTNAM Street, between Second and Third
Standard Patent Medicines Farmers will receive valuable information, catalogues, &c.,
, FERNANDINA. FLA. by writing t, the makers,

1 I MARION, Orders and estimates from a distance care- CQLLSWS & CO., 212 Water St., New York.
| Fancy TOILET Articles,]I- fully attended to. 25-tf
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SUMTER ANDHERNANDO O. S. OAKES, "

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ONTRACTOR AND BUILDER,

LTJUIN'S EXTRACTS, etc. :

AT PRICES FROM DOORS AND WINDOW MANUFACTURES FRAMES j i !i
Jja1Especial and careful attention paidto .. Wat ALL PLANTS for
ALL CROPS for ALL,
OF ALL SIZES. / V
PHYSICIANS' MATES. All are tested best
PRESCRIPTIONS, by Post Office Box 174. Grain and Farm Seed Manual; only History the and sent best out
; method"
an experienced Druggist. jan4 of culture of Grains,Root Crops Grasses Fodder
$1.25 Fernandina, Fla Crops. Trcr
to $10 Acre.All Planting eta lOcts. Annual
per JJS3" MR. RABB, the Manager, will sleep several thousand varieties FREE. Catalogv and *"" Lid of POCR SEED$.

over the store and will respond to all calls IF. 'N' ANSLEY, 's3iEYSSEEDS; HIRAM SIBLEY CO. Rochester NY. Chicago, ilL S'

fit. t1 hrh t
these lands are in the central


peninsular portion of the State, and III I i si. =._....STOVES- TIN- WAR, ETC..
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I within fifteen miles of Railroads in I1 M W. P. STREETY, -

I Successful operation, traversing a territory Second: Street, opposite the PostOffior.FERNANDINA .

i which is being more rapidly FLA.

settled and developed than any other

part of the State. I, South side Centre St., near the Depot.

OttKENDALL'S\ FLORIDA JEWELRY FOR SALE, AND
The fertility of the soil and accessibility \
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?t. .
I =--- ..--=:- MADE TO OI DER..JI'ii1' .
to the largest and best markets ".".. All work warranted. THE FLORIDA
MOST
SUCCESSFUL REMEDY
make these lands particularly desirable THE discovered, as it is certain in its ---- ---- IMPROVEMENT:: COMPANY.
effects and dues not blister. READ PROOF DOW'SJAMAICA rpOWN al+r
for the cultivation of fruits and BELOW.

early vegetables for shipment. For Saved GINGER CORDIALIS Fernandina I 1 MN 7 ,yi .
Him $1,800.00.
large and immediate profits there is NOT AN ALCOHOLIC EXTRACT, Towns on R. R. Line. ,
ADAMS N. Y., January 30, 1882.
Dr. B. J. Kendall& Co. but contains all the medicinal proper-
no industry in Florida equal to the GENTs-Having used:a'good deal of ties of the finest Jamaica Ginger Root. It And Cedar Key.

raising of Kendall's Spavin Cure with your is very pleasant to take, and
early vegetables for Northern great success. I ,
thought I would let you know what it has CURES INDIGESTION -
markets.For done for me. Two years ago I had as speedy HEADACHE, STOVES, HEATERS, RANGERS7
a colt as was ever raised in Jefferson county. COLDS, CHILLS, CRAMP:: COLIC, Offers to Lessees and Purchasers a large
new and When I TIN AND SHEET-IRON WARE
descriptive circular, was breaking him he kicked over DIARRHO5A
address the cross-bar and got fast and tore one of his DYSENTERY, number of the most eligible and desirable ROOFING
hind legs all to pieces. I employed the best PAINS in the Stojnach and Bowels, I AND GUTTERING,
CHAS. W. LEWIS, farriers but they all said he was spoiled. Lots, suitable for Business Purposes, or for PUMPS:: DRIVEN WELLS, ETC
I He had a very large thorough-pin, and I and :MALARIA: by warming and stimulating A large stock of Stoves on hand. Give
Land Commissioner, used two bottles of your Ken all's Spavin the Stomach and Bowels into a healthy City or Suburban Residences, call, and compare my prices with those mea r l
Cure and it took the bunch entirely off and action. Sold by other houses, here or elsewhere.
Fernandina, Fla., he sold afterwards for$1800(dollars). I have PALMER BRO'S,
Or Ocala, Florida. 38 used it for bone spavins and wind-galls, and Centre Street, Fernandina, Fla.ySf UPON EASY TERMS.

it has always cured completely and left the Also, Agents for DOW'S JAMAICA F)TEXTS obtained for new inventions
leg smooth. GINGER ALE, the only Ginger Ale made Liberal JL -- or for improvements in old r
Discounts
It is a splendid medicine for on Values allowed to
rheumatism. without
I peppei. 22 ones. Caveats, Infringements, Trade-Mark
I.have recommended it to a good man). and and all.. n:1t.pnt. h11<::;.n......<;1 n..nTn..H nhn_ .1
tney an say it does the worK.- j.was in Witn- parties engaged in manufacturing or indus- to.-- -INVENTIONS- r.------ l"V'Ul' '.' .uuuu u
THAT '
erington Kneeland's drug store in Adams SEA ISLAND ROUTE. HAVE BEEN
REJECTED
the other day, and saw a very fine pictureyou rial enterprises, who will erect on the property may still, in most cases,be patented -
-- by us. Being opposite the U.S. Pat-
sent them. I tried to buy it, but could,
ent Office and
not; thev said if I would write to you that THE STEAMER:: purchased substantial improvements engaged in PATENT BUSINESS -

you would send me one. I wish you would, ents in EXCLUSIVELY less we can secure pat-
and I will do you all the good I can. ;I for residence, or in which to conduct their from Washington.When time than. those who are remot-

Very respectfully. E. S. LYMAN. business. Inventor send mode or sketch

we make search in the Patent Office and

Kendall's Spavin Cure.ON INDUCEMENTS TO :MANUFACTURERS : advise as to its patentability free nf charge i
Correspondence confidential ; fees reasonable -
..
by exemption for ; and NO CHARGE UNLESS PAT-
IIUJIAX FLE8II. a term of years from ENT IS OBTAINED.We .

> VEVAY, IND., August 12, 1881. CITY OF ONWILL taxation, offered by the several cities and refer by permission to the City Postmaster -
Dr. B. J. and to the
Kendall & Cb.: leave Superintendent tb-
Fernandina
for
Savannah '
GEXTS-Sample of circulars received to- Brunswick Monday, towns. Apply to Post-Office Money Order Division in Wash 1'
day. Please send me some with my imprint, and Friday, on arrival of train Wednesday from Jack CHAS. W. LEWIS I ington. For special references circularser-: .
printed on one side only. The Kendall's; sonville. Fernandina. vice, terms, etc., address

Spavin Cure is in excellent demand with us, Returning, will leave Savannah for Fer- jZS3 Office cor. Beh & 7th sts. C. A. SNOW & CO.,
and not only for animals but for human I nandina and Brunswick on Tuesday.Thursday Opp.Patent Office. Waslu'neron.IVX. 21PATENTS
ailments also. Mr. Jos. Voris. one of the and Saturday evening at 6 p. m.
leading farmers in
our county, sprained an
ankle badly, and knowing the value
of the Deck Pass.
without Heals
remedy for horses $3.00 .
,tried it on himself and it
!
did far better than he had expected; cured Cabin -1.00I \ .' ..,
the sprain in very short order. ,
Yours respectfully, C. 0. THIEBAND. I Excursion, 7.00 'f: MUNN &; CO.,of the ScnamrieAJrnmrAJr.eon-
tine to act as Solicitors
Price $1 per bottle, or 6 bottles for$>. All Through tickets sold to New York Phila- Marks, Copyrights for for Patents United States Caveats. P,,ansda Trade.
druggists have it or can get it for you, or it elphia Boston, and Baltimore. .; England l will be sent to any address on receipt of For tickets and state-rooms, apply at the '. ;-' pints..8enl obtained thmu Tbirtyeverr MUNN! "&ears'expertenee.CO.are noticed
price by the Proprietors DR. B. J. KEN Company's office, foot of Centre Street.J. : In most the widely SCIENTIFIC circulated AHEBICA.V.the largest,best and
DALL & CO.. Enosburgh Falls, Vt. Weekly. Splendid scientific paper. $ rmr.:
A. MERCIER, ,, -. engravings and Interesting lofonnation. -
Send for Illustrated Circular. Specimen copy of the Scientific A
General) Passenger Agent. leanslmtfree. Address mrr-
:MUXN& K
Sold by all Druggists. J. N. HARRIMAN, Manager. AMERICAN Office 2C1 Broadway, New Cb 1:(irk.itXTinc
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THE: FLOIUDA MIRROH.SATURDAY ',temperature, so that it. could be shipped VOLUME VI., No.1. This, of course is a' very sad state of affairsfor WORK ON THE JETTIES

gradually to meet the demands of the mar- The Mirror enters to-day upon its sixth Jacksonville, the growth of which has .1

kets in the North and West. If'our great year. The progress of the State within the been, I'believe, unprecedented your State, ENGINEER'S

.. DECEJIBER 1, 1883. railway companies would establish at Palat- past five )'ears.h been unsurpassed in the and ,would be creditable in any. If my information THE OFFICIAL CONDITION.REPORT OF THEIR: '

history of Florida. Recalling the conditionof from friends in that city is cur-
RIVER AND HARBOR IMPROVEMENTS ka, Jacksonville and Fernandina very large The following statements are taken from
Florida in 1842 ..when we first became rc-ct, they have great hopes that the pro-
refrigerator store-houses, where the fruit can the reports made to the Chief of EngineersU. j
identified with it, the change seems marvelous. -, moters of the ship canal project will, succeed I
We publish elsewhere a portion of the be stored, it would greatly enhance their Then its population hardly exceeded in their present efforts abroad to secureat S. A., for the year 1883:

: report of the Engineer's Department, and interests and those of the fruit growers. As least of the for SAINT JOHN'S RIVER. FLORIDA. '
50,000; it is probably now near 350,000. Thena a portion capital required the fiscal

reference to the improvement of St. John's it is, we rush our fruit, pell mell, in all,conditions single horse railway of twenty miles was the construction of the ship canal. 1883 During, the work of improving year ending the June channelover 30

bar. We also note in the Times-Union the of ripeness, glut the markets, and the only railroad in the State; now nearlythe If this be so, the time is most opportunefor the bar at the mouth of Saint John's

following: sacrifice half of its value by sending it too whole State isconnected? with substan- the suggestion I would very respectfullyoffer river was continued.The .
plan consists essentially in
The schooner B. B. Hubbard is off the bar green, too ripe, or to markets already sup- tial railways. Jacksonville was then an insignificant for their and your consideration, and struction of two low jetties, starting the con..

with a cargo of stone and unable, on account plied. Those who can manage to hold on village; New Fernandina, Ocala, I. that is that the first section of the ship from the opposite shores of the respec.tively en.

a of feet low of tides water.It ,.to get in. She is drawing 11J to it at home, and are willing to risk heavy and Gainesville did not exist. The now pop- canal be made from Jacksonville to the At- trance, and so directed that the outer ends
of the bar will be
ulous counties of Volusia, Orange, Putnam, lantic thus : Follow the ship's channel approximately parallel to
would seem from this report, and the frost and unfavorable February weather, and about 1,600 or 1,800 feet distant from
will handsome profits. Marion, Sumter, Hernando, Levy and Hills- from Jacksonville to Clapboard creek, each other, or such amended distance
mention of the condition of the get as
frequent
I boro were almost uninhabited. We seem thence by a short cut (from government shall hereafter be adopted.By .

water on the bar made by the pilots, that Refrigerator cars, ventilated cars, and spe- now to be on the mere threshold of progress charts I take it about three miles, at most) to means of these works it is expected to

no improvement whatever has been effectedby cial cars are being introduced to give greater maintain a practical low-water depth of
and prosperity. The Mirror has made it its theSisters' creek,striking these waters to the
fifteen feet the bar where
upon previous
!
the $300,000 thus far expended, and thatan security in the transportation, and if Northern main object and purpose to advance the northward of the shoals of that name, and the navigable low-water depth has not usrially .

I immediate appropriation is needed to dealers have means to store half the moral and material"' interests of the State. from thence into the Nassau river ; from exceeded six to seven feet.

it would be better for all if whence all is fair the Ame- Up to June 30. 1882, the foundation course ..
preserve the work already done from injury, crop us we cannot We have sought to build up the characterand sailing through
of the north jetty had reached a length of
if not from destruction. store it at home. A visit to the packing- reputation of our State on the best and lia river to the St. Mary's river, or Fernan- 1,115 feet from the shore of Fort George

:, The condition of the work undertaken by house in Jacksonville will show a great deal surest foundations of virtue, honesty, and dina bar. Island. The mattresses forming that course

constitutional liberty. It has set for itself a A cutting of not more than three miles, were log rafts covered with brush or pole
the government for the improvement of the of decaying fruit already. There is a fine and from 42 to 60 feet in width. The foundation -
and has with a saving in distance of some ten
standard or
high of journalistic duty,
rivers and harbors in Florida does not give field open for inventors and thoughtful investors of the south jetty has been laid to
endeavored to consistently. abide by it. We twelve miles of intricate navigation, to an aggregate length of 4813 feet, including
to find to
some means give greater
much encouragement to hope for any very have seen, since the Mirror was established, boot, would thus make Jacksonville a sea- a short branch or return face 874 feet in,
successful results. It must be admitted value to the orange crop of our State, now length. The work where it crosses the
doubled in
the press of the State numbers, port.
: that the rivers and harbors are not a -' subject to so many vicissitudes and draw- deeper part of the south channel had been
The immediate
s; popular and vastly increased in size and style, not to advantages of this workare I raised higher by four additional courses of

,. item of expenditure of the public money, backs. To raise a good orange crop is not say ability. The appearance of the newspa- so obvious as to hardly need comment. mattresses and riprap stone. Eight spur

and the political use made of the amount of half so difficult as to have it well sold. pers of a country is the best index of the There is no doubt that if foreign capital is dikes, four on each side, were built agaiiiat

condition of the and this to be employed in building the canal, "quick the south jetty to arrest the scour which
the appropriation made in 1882 has natu- country, judged by seemed to threaten the stability of the work.

rally deterred politicians on both sides from TilE FOUR MILLION SALE. test, Florida-- is a highly prosperous and intelligent returns to the shareholder will be, and Three spurs were built in the courses. The

region of country. It is with pleasure should be, an object of paramount impor- mattresses of the bottom course varied from
having any very prominent connection There seems to us a very great deal of in- f
20to87 feet in width those of each of
we refer to the cordial relations which tance; as by giving them substantial proofof ; the
with the River and Harbor Bill. consideration in the attacks now made upon upper courses were about eight feet narrower
have existed and trust will its paying capabilities confidence in the
always we con- !
than those of the next below.
The system which has been pursued by Gov. Bloxham by a few journals in the course They
tinue to exist, between the Mirror and its scheme will be'created and further subscriptions were of the same description as the mattresses -

Congress has been a.very wasteful one. The southern part of the State. Whatever may contemporartes. The prosperity of one sec- more easily obtained. In no way can used on the north jetty.

Engineer Department reports that a certain have been the merits or demerits of the sale tion of the country benefits all other sec- this be anything like so easily or economi- On June 30, 1882, about 1,000 linear feet
of the main line of the south jetty next to
amount can be judiciously expended on the to Mr. Disston, it cannot be denied that it tions, and we rejoice in the progress of every cally done, as by making the first section of the shore branch, reached up to the level of

; !several! works. The House Committee on appears to have greatly benefited in an espe- portion of the State. the canal, as I have indicated. Without the low water. The next adjoining length of

.-- ------- -- expenditure of one dollar in the construction 500 feet was about 1 foot lower than the
Commerce starts its work by examining the cial measure the southern portion of the -
THE FLORIDA CLAIM. balance from 2 to 13J feet below the level of
amount recommended for rivers State. of a harbor and marine works, the promoters -
aggregate low water. A length of about 300 feet had

and harbors by the Engineer Department. The effect of relieving the public lands The coming session of Congress is very can assure their subscribers of the been left low enough to go over it without

important to Florida,in many respects. facilities already in existence, in one of the touching the main ship channel now in use
They then proceed to decide upon about from pressing claims and litigation at once crossing the work at that place.
best bars and harbors on the Southern At-
what amounts in gross can be put in the Appropriate and prompt legislation is During the past fiscal year work was doneon
a strong impetus to railway building
gave lantic coast at of 18
needed to settle the claim of the State for ; giving present a depth the south jetty only I and with a view tn
bill. This done, they start upon a general and seven railroads were chartered having feet, and which the Government porposesto insuring its safety. The scouring current/

rule of scaling down each appropriation their gulf terminus at Tampa Bay and moneys expended in suppressing Indian increase to 26 or 27 feet along the sides of the jetty observed during

hostilities. The United States holds in the preceding had greatly increased l in
now year,
asked for by the rule of three to a From this harbor direct
propor- Charlotte Harbor, and two of them making already-existing a the south side of the
strength, especially on
tion of the amount to be put in the bill. Key West their ultimate terminus.It the Indian trust fund the bonds of the State inland route, free fi om any risk, and with a work. At several points the nnderscour;

But as there are fifteen members of the com- of Florida for the face value of $130,000, cut of only some two and a half to three caused considerable settlement of the jetty.on .
was this land grant which stimulatedthe the main line as well as on the shore
with interest accrued for twentyfiveyears would either
mittee they naturally endeavor to secure a some miles in length, place sailing banch.
construction of the works
larger proportion in their several districts now goingon or more, amounting to a large aggre- vessels or steamers at the wharves of Jack- The danger from nnderscour appearin tIt

and which have so rapidly peopled gate of indebtedness. sonville, conferring thus an enormous boonon be greatest on the south side an apron of reveling -
than the which will scale some of
average southern Florida and its mats from 40 to 60 feet in
promoted prosperity. The State has claim admitted the that community, obviating the at presentnot varying
a by
the appropriations to an amount less than width was laid along the south edge of the
It this land which but almost
was cre- merely oppressive prohibitory
grant. -
the War Department amounting upon its face to foundation course of the jetty beginning at
average. ated the Pensacola and Atlantic railroad cost for chartering vessels of even small
low water and extending 2,113 feet seaward.
and is entitled to interest for about
$220,000
,
The effect of this system has been to put and it does seem to come with ill-grace from draught, but throwing open the waters of This was still further widened for a length

all works on about the same footing, the same period of over twenty-five years. the St. John's to ocean steamships and sail- of 1,509 feet where it was most needed by
those who benefited and whose
are propertyhas mattresses 40 feet in width. At the end of
All that is neccssarto be done is to
whether for Cheesequake creek or for the procurethe vessels drawing 18 feet of water
ing or up- .
been assisted by the action of the Governor the fiscal year this additional apron was
most important Atlantic harbors, and work passage of an act to pay the State its just wards, and at once and without the construc- therefore, 2,113 feet long, with widths vary-
to that act the basis of
which to be done well should be rapidly make very claim, which will, result in a considerable tion of costly piers or harbor works of any ing from 40 to 100 feet. At the most impor-
i their Would South. Florida the sunken of the
censure. or tant points part jetty was
balance in favor of the State. kind create a solid basis for the collection of
is carried driblets of
constructed on by appropriations raised to a higher level by placing on it from
Florida be have
West to matters
willing restored -
one-half of the amount being We trust our Senators and Representatives tolls and payment of dividends on the mod- one to three courses of mattresses of 30 feet:

to their position before the sale to will unite in urgently pressing this erate capital required to initiate the larger width, covered with riprap stone raising the
the other half.
necessary to preserve Disston ; to have the lands of the State un- work, by the opening of this most profitable work to a height varying from 3 feet to land >
This has been.. the experience of the St. claim upon Congress. The objection is 10 feet. This operation extended a

John's bar improvement, which at the end der the control of the United States Courts, raised that it is a stale claim owing to our, section. A. R. E. length of about 870 feet eastward from

held to meet the claim of Vose and others, in it.' A bill point about 1,100 feet from the angle of the
procrastination presenting ------ -- -- --
of nearly four years is not a whit better than FLORIDA UNIVERSITY.The junction of the jetty with the shore bnnu-h
so that no land grant could be made effectual
should be introduced the first of the
when the work commenced.We day session One course of mattresses and stone, averaging
medical of the Florida
? department 3 feet in thickness the entire
covers
and followed with the same persistent -
but little of better up Tallahassee of Medicineand
see hope any system University ( College
length of 870 feet another course coversabout
being adopted. Congress will go on in At the time of the sale we held to the energy which was shown by the members i Surgery). was according to announcement 230 linear feet; of the first course add!

the old way, and the work will, be so protracted opinion that a sale could have been madeon from Georgia in getting their old revolu- I 20,formally 1883. opened on Tuesday, November ing 3 or 31 feet to the thickness ; a thin!
of 125 feet had been \
that the unequal contest betweenthe somewhat better terms to the greater advantage tionary claim through at the last session. The college building is well adapted for course a portion of length the second ronrse.placedover for

intermittent efforts of: man and the of the State, but that it was essen- Our claim was favorably. reported on at the the purposes in all of the institution for the, and fully which length the sunken part of the jetty
equipped departments thorough
never-ceasing forces of nature will make it tial to the interests of the State that this last session and ought to have passed, and teaching of the science of medicine and 10 was feet.raised an aggregate height of from 9 tn

likely to become a drawn battle and eventu- Vose litigation should be terminated we we have never understood why it. failed to surgery. During the present- fiscal year with till'

'never doubted, and we think is generally be acted on. At pll events, if there has The anatomical, pathological, chemicaland balance on hand July 1. 1883 operation
ate in a uti possldctis, leaving matters as they natural history cabinets are abundantly
will be continued,and will consist: in raising;:
: were at the outset. There is one class. 'of admitted.We been neglect, we hope it will be made up supplied with material calculated to greatly the south jetty, in extending the additional

j I improvements, however, which have beenI' regret to see our brethren of the press for by active persistency now.JACKSONVILLE assist: the students in their labors. apron on its south side and in laying; a similar -
exercises held
in
_____ n. ____ __ The opening were tallies apron along the northern edge of the
successful, because there were no coun- indulge in these personal flings at our Hall }last Tuesday evening. The address -
; very jetty. _The works thus! far: (' executed have ;.is
' A SEAPORT.To was delivered the Kev. lr. Charles
teracting forces to contend against; such as Chief Executive. The Disston sale was by : vet neither the reqm-ite height nor lengthto
Beecher which was listened to by a large
the deepening of the channel of the Mississippi made by the Internal Improvement Board, the Editor of the Florida Mirror) : and appreciative audience. create an improved ship channel aero*
the bar. The appropriations for this im-
. of which the Governor is In the columns of your widely circulating The following members of the literary and
; the dredging out of a channel up the only one member provement aggregate $375.000. The total ,
journal very interesting articles medical faculties were present : :Major E. expenditures to June 30, ISfn're; $;;00.- i
with and
the
river to Mobile, giving now twenty feet of one vote, responsibilityfor R. Rivers. President of Literary Faculty :
have appeared from time to time on the subject 598.49.
water where there was but ten feet before. the sale rests with the Board as such. Rev. Dr. W. H. Carter, Professor of Ancient In view of the present critical condition i I
of the proposed barge canal, the termi- Dr. F. Professor of
And this suggests to us that if but a few That the results of the sale have bepn of Languages: ; Wespy. the work, the engineer officer in charge earnestly -
I nus of which would he located at the month Modern Languages; Dr. J. (lost, Dean of (
recommends that the of $75.000be
sum
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thousands of dollars had been very great benefit none know so well as i Medical Dr. H. S. Greeno Professor
annually of the St.Iary's river, in the immediate .. Faculty ; appropriated for this work by special act :
I
the work of out the inland those sections which ire now rejoicing in of Orthopedic Surgery ; Dr. II. G. Grif-
given to dredging neighborhood of your town. Almost concurrently said sum to be made available at an early
fith Professor of and
t passage between the St. John's river and the the abundant prosperity which has dawned (although I believe the barge W. ,F. Dickerman,Anatomy Professor of Chemistryand Surgery ; date, so that operations can he resumed There sometime
during the coming; winter. appears -
St. Mary's, a channel might now exist which upon them.OPINION. canal scheme has been longer before the Botany. to be no doubt that the work will *he

.. -,--- ------ ----- the Times-Union of Jacksonvillean Few medical colleges in this country were condition when the bal-
.. would give free access to the sea, at all times, I public), left in a precarious
I -- -- -- started under! more favorable auspices! than
OF THE JACKSONVILLEDAILIES. well-edited ance of the last appropriation is expended
for any loaded vessel which could ascend or exceedingly journal-has : the medical department of the Florida University under the existing contract. JaeL+nua7llr
'" pressed the claims and advantages. of a ship i at Tallahassee. The institution does
descend the St. John's' river. The entranceto TimesUnion.The .
I not owe a dollar the capital stock is $00,000,
canal on its many readers in and out of
the St. Mary's is not as far from the St. The Jacksonville dailies have reviewedthe ten per cent. of which has been paid in. -
State.. With the merits of the two
John's as the mouths of the Mississippi are opinions of the "country press" your Sixteen students have been enrolled and Savannah Hotel Company has been
undertakings I do not propose to deal in paid matriculation fees, while a number of
h from each other and vessels could and have settled the controversy as to organized with a capital of $250,000.
1 separated this communication, their respective and others havegiven notice of intention to enter -

1 be .towed. to sea at either entrance as the. the cause of Judge Finley's defeat. The relative advantages having found able and later in the term. Post-Office Notice.
Times-Union thinks that while all the All institutions of this character are val-
causes
of tide and weather indi-
conditions might enthusiastic exponents in the writers of the
uable to Hours From 8:00 to 7:00 P. v
acquisitions any community or Office A. )f.
assigned had something to do with it the
caate.Were this improvement perfected the articles alluded to. State and the Florida advances 11:30
as University Sunday hours, 10:30 A. )I. to A. M.
St. John's river would have the immediate real reason was that the Democrats thought My object in writing you is on a matter and prospers, and takes rank with Money Orders and Registered Letters from

; benefit of an alternative entrance to facilitate !- they had a sure thing of it and did not all which, while it cannot hurt either of these the leading educational institutions of the 9:00 A. M. to 1:00 p. )f.; and from 2:00 p. n
land, as its founders intend it shall, its use- to 4:00 P. 3f.ARRIVAL .
her trade and commerce. vote. The Herald thinks that it was because schemes-I hold on the contrary-may be fulness and influence in numerous ways AND DEPARTURE OF TilE MAIL

i Judge Finley discussed constitutional and made subservient to the interests of both, will be felt and appreciated not only in Tallahassee -
The has estimatedfor
Engineer Department Northern Mail (Daily except Sunday)
but throughout the State and
,
$000,000 to be expended on St. John's revenue questions and did not have fire and undoubtedly would be of great im- should therefore receive the moral supportand Arrives................. 5:50 p. M. and 0.05: P. u.

bar and $500,000 for the entrance to Cumberland enough to stir up popular enthusiasm. We portance to the local interests of your whole encouragement of Floridians. So Closes..................? 7:30 A. M. and 9:30 A. u.

State, and more especially to Jacksonville mote it be." Transit k Peninsular RailrfJad-
with the
quite agree Times-Union, as it quite
! Sound during the ensuing year.If triad its river and rail connections.The Dr. J. Kost. for eleven years Professor in Arrives...................................... 5:50: P. }I.

Congress would appropriate these sum, agrees with us. The Herald's reason is a very unsatisfactory state of the bar at the the Adrian (Michigan) College, is Dean of Closes ......................................... 7:30A. M.

: the question of the value of these works unsubstantial one; very few voters hear the mouth of the St. John's river is unfortu- Florida culture University and, and executive a man of acknowledged and- Jacksonville, Smith and West FloridaArrives. -

speeches outside of towns. ability, ..-............... 9:00.t. 3[. and C:05 P. at.
to have become
could be settled in a single season. nately so notorious as enjoys the confidence of the faculty and
Closes _.................. 9:30: A. M. and 5:30 p. M.
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and doubtless .
.u. almost a prohibition, you are Arrives Sunday...... 10:25.I

THE SALE OF THE ORANGE CROP. Congress will meet Monday.. The spec- aware it is with great difficulty charters can courteous competent bearing, experience for their and respective thoroughly Closes Sunday: ...... 4:00 r. }f.

Tfie orange growers of Florida are suffer- ulations which have occupied so much spacein be obtained North (although we have many stations. St. Mary's and King"9 Ferry Jail-

ing a very serious disadvantage in being the newspaper press for the past year will vessels seeking employment) for that port.If This institution being so happily insti- Arrives Tuesdays and Fridays at 2:30 P. y.
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then be tested, and we shall soon know whois I am not mistaken, a most suggestive tuted, we hope it has before it a life so pros- Closes Mondays and Thursdays at 8:00: A. )(
obliged. to ship their crops in so -short. a that it will be the
to be Speaker of the House. The three statement appeared in the Times-Union recently perous one among many St. Mary's and Dun geneas-
space of time. If we could have four honored institutions of our land. The M.Tuesdays .
8:00 A.
candidates are all able men and will grace to the effect that one of the promi- mildness of our climate invites thousands Arrives Mondays and Thursdays at .
., }(
months within which to in and at 2:30 P.
place our crops the Speaker's chair. The great majority of nent merchants of Jacksonville had failed from the North, and we hope that many Fridays at9:00 A. x.
i market it would be of the. greatest advan- will embrace the opportunity of securing & Wedn'sdaysandSat'days
.
Southern members Carlisle
prefer of Ken- in obtaining a charter in a northern port, although Closes Tuesdays, Wednesdays
good medical education and at the
tage to ,us. What we need is some safe The choice will same at 2:30 P. )r.
tucky. undoubtedly lie be- forty vessels would have gladly time enjoy the beauties to be found in this Fridays and Saturdays

method storing our fruit in a preservative tween Carlisle and Randall. taken the freights for-say Fernandina. our Land of Flowers."-Floridian, SAML.: T. RIDDELL, P. )1.THE .










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General l Superintendent( Thompson of :E.IN"c-'S.: .'
I J & T :g'Y"OOINVITE :
Railway Mail Service has gone to i )JI a
to make changes in the postal \' CuriosityVarietyOffers Store
meet the wants of t.lltcruwd of THE ATTENTION OF THEIR FRIENDS AND CUSTOMERSTO

visitors. We should like a more toJ> l a large and carefully selectedHOSIERY I LJ I''FURNITURE I THEIR
and frequent mull between Jacksonville I

-Fernandina." I STOCK OF n-l New Fall Goods Now Opening

NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. For Gentlemen, Ladies and Children. I L..I- JUST RECEIVED THIS ,
Sieve lo? of
AND RECEIVED BY EVERY STEAMER.
:H:.A.NI IT EIR C S1IE: FSf '

Silk, Linen, and Cotton. I Chamber Salts' Novelties in Silks,
Parlor Suits,
Gloves, Neckties, Ribbons, Dress Goods Velveteens
Tables ,
Laces, Towels, Napkins, Lounges,

,, t.wuaHr Dress Lining, Buttons I I- Bookers, Chairs, Cashmeres, Prints, ,
ROYAL iew.ihetn and Notions Generally.A .
nrn Wardrobes,
Cambrics etc. etc.
and NECKTIES ,
4. new lot of LACE COLLARS -
just received and marked low. Bedsteads,

.; .0 Our Stock of COSSETS is Very Superior) i ipar Springs) Mattresses, I AT I< OW PRICES. I\-

Pillows, etc., etc.
-In PICTURE FRAMES, BRACK-
ETS, VASES, TOILET SETS, we offer a n-I
fine variety. i CALL AND EXAMINE.
C ( iPOWER House-Keeping Dry Goods,

FLORIDA AXD SEMI TROPICAL CURIOSITIESA == A FULL ASSORTMENT.

SPECIALTY.Orders ::::i FRED W. HOYT & CO.FURNITURE. Blankets and Comfortables,

.:33* from the Country Solicited.1KING'S OF ALL GRADES.jj:8J" .

I Li Special atttcntion is called fpnfc} rno;
17 tf Cor. Centre and Fourth Sts. to our ENTIRELY NEW stock or Clothl-ng i ,

elegant cut and manufacture.

Florida Lands. Gents' Furnishing Goods, all tile new st3es.

GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS.

J-A full ofPRIDES. Ladies' and Gents' Underwear
Absolutely Pure. AT LOW ,

I WH/ LB ALB AN A RBTAIL '
varies. A
POWDER :
never
THIS purity strength and The Peninsular I -- 1J6r'\Ve are Special Agents for BROWNING, KING & CO., of New

More economical than the ordinary o ----- York, leading Clothiers. Suits made to order and fit guaranteed.
and cannot be sold in competition with
ANDTrpical O
multitude of low test,short weight,
phosphate powders. Sold only in aura.1tOY o '
Ja1 KYDDFERNANDINAFLA
AL BAKING POWDER CO., =) Florida rH ,.. ,
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33 lOG Wall Street New ., -
f CDr .
NEW YORK ,

BAKERY and RAILROAD COMPANIES I A. B. NOTES, t! Q RIVER AND OCEAN STEAMERS. -

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"'II I II IIYNES 05 I
ARE OFFERING LANDS IN THE -DEALER IN- -
"\T7ISHES TO REMIND THE PP i COUNTIES OFALACHU I MALLQRY'S STEAMSHIP LINE !
)Y that lie is now ready to make I M;
kind Family Supplies, CDcc
ofBREAD.. CAKE OR PIES,
A, H er FLORIDA AND NEW YORK. : I
HEAVY GROCERIES, ,
on the!shortest! possible notice. lie will -
have on hand,for the Holidays,a fine !: V
ment of PUTNAM, -
ENGLISH FRUIT CAKE.raujjiiifi Hay and Grain,

MARION, O CD .
from one pound t I\\trls.All .
I II
#- orders thankfully received I O
SHIP STORES
I If&r
promptly; attended to. BUNTER arrHERNANDO:!:> O
51 tj:1I1)1.: Z : =
T Furniture, ,:.
McCartney Hedge Rose ,

HAVE THE ONLY .. _N- .St", I 00 -. =4 W-
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Plants sale Price FLA'I ; I C.a
for at this place; AT PRICES FROM GCM
per 100; $?0.00 per 1.000. tfCO Paints, .: ,

ALSO, UMBRELLA TREES.M. Crockery
O'NEILL $1.25 to $10 per Acre.All O CD s
Fairbanks, Florida Transit 11. Hardware, ,
Refer to C. D. Furman, Fairbanks,
-THE FINE STEAMSHIPS-
-< Willow-lVarc.
TO ARRIVE: these lands are in the central CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, l.USO T<)N8.
T == !STATE OF TT3X-A.H, '1,542 TONS.
500 IIAt REPS POTATOES. peninsular portion of the State, and o r.r. CA.llOV.r EJLi33T, 1,508 TONS.

500 BARRELS within fifteen miles of Railroads in = ZV EST ERN T1:1AS, 1,210 TO1VS.
o
successful traversing a territory S
operation,
.MUST UK; SOLD AT OXCKFUEl H ..
ONLY DIRECT LINE TO NEW YORK.
which is being more rapidly
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> W. HOYT & J y

-- --.- --'-- settled and developed than any other rrices t s Law&S he tot of the above STEAMERS will :sail from FERNANDINA FOR NEW YORK
HO! FOR THE REACH.t 4 w ONE AFTERNOON, on arrival of afternoon trains from Jacksonville -
of the State.
J A MOONLIGHT D It I part .____un__ Cedar Key, and Peninsular Railroad.
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The fertility of the soil and accessibility i This Line, having no Transfers between Feriiamliiia and ew
1The three elegant Omnibuses of )[ C. II. HTJOT York:, offers the BEST AND QUICKEST TRANSPORTATION TO SHIPPERS OF
.\: Ruxrsou can he secured for private to the largest and best markets FRUITS, VEGETABLES, and others.
The ollered the advantages of a DIRECT LINE and UNSURPASSED -
reasonable traveling public are ;
on very terms,at hour,l' t
any make lands l desirable DEALER IX-
these
:J! for the cultivation of fruits and '-- for JACKSONVILLE, and thence by Steamers to all points on the ST.
; JOHNS, OCKLAWAHA and t INDIAN RIVERS: anti with the FLORIDA TRANSIT
THE CELEBRATED early vegetables for shipment. For -kaANDL! RYId' III' II- RAILROAD for ALL STATIONS: and GULF: PORTS OF FLORIDA ; and with the
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PENINSULAR RAILROAD for OCALA. and with FLORIDA TROPICAL RAILROAD
i-- e large and immediate profits there is .
for LAKE WEIR.TJIROUG9I
t I MONITOR OIL STOVES I I1 no industry in Florida equal to the Groceries, Hardware, BILLS OF LADING TOLL POINTS.For .

tt- : raising of early vegetables for Northern DRY GOODS, BOOTS AND SHOES, freight, passage rates and schedules, or further information, apply to
R. "V. SOUTH WICK, Agent,
FOE SALE BY
markets.For Second Street FERNANDINA, FLORIDA.
FRED W. IIOYT k I and circular C. H. MALLORY & CO.,
- new descriptive. New York. 51- ,
I vie FERNANDINA, FLA.FEIINANDINA Pier 20 East River.

ST. JOSEPH'S ACADEMY address __.._.________ ._ ____u ----------. -
Fernamlina, Fla. CHAS. W. LEWIS, GROOERIES PROVISIONS SHIP CHANDLERY ETC. I
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fPHIS 1 INSTITUTION UNDER Land Commissioner,

i if-L pleasantly direction located of the in SISTERS one of OF the ST. Fernandina, Fla., {{STEAM'] {{SAW*}} [MILL.:] H. JE. DOTTEREJR V .

portions Florida. Or Ocala Florida. -_. 38 __ it
;It. :Ii $
The building,which erected ft'p(> INVITES ATTENTION TO HIS LARGE AND VARIED ASSORTMENT OF
(tor a Boarding School, is large and :\ir 5
BOOTS AND SHOES.
The Course of Instruction is thorough C. H. KUOT. PROPRIETOR, ." .i it
. comprising, both in English I 1'* -*__. -* *. _.-.* __*_____ _* __. _* .=* I I *
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French, all the branches of a good TIIE NEW STORE. -i-I----I !1"--
tion. Board. Tuition, Washing, Bed constantly on handLumber -
HAS { i FIFE FAMILY GROCERIES
I>wUlitii. per quarter, $40.50. Music il: [1.
II\I>\ N with use of Instrument $12.00. :a { W. F. WOOD, Jr., } Sc ;ar- by Cargoes. -
Plain |li j* I
Sewing and every variety of .. .
\\ { Proprietor, }} :EC Office on Second Street. v 1 cA
requirsd in advance. EMBRACING NEALY EVERYTHING IN THIS LINE ALSO IN THAT OF
Schools will reopen October 1st. 1883.
For further particulars apply to the > Cr > B. NOYES,
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emy.
FANCY IMPORTED
- -' (Successor to W. A. SAXHORN), GROCERIES.V

BOOKS AND STATIONERY. a: Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
ONLY SUCH GOODS KEPT IN STOCK AS CAN BE RECOMMENDED AS

.61 SAND GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, SHIP STORES,
HORACE DREW, :
AND OF GOOD
Bookseller, Stationer, CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS, HAY GRAIN, PURE QUALITY.ESPECIAL .

Printer and Corner of Second and Centre Streets, near ATTENTION GIVEN TO SELECTIONS OF
S S Steamboat L'lnc1ing.FERNAXDINA. .
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School Books and Orange l'r FLORIDA. -HEINE- TEAS"AND COFFEES!-
Owner and Agent for Schooner Silas (J.
NOW A SPECIALITY. Evans. Special rates for Merchandise. :: in -++-*III*-++-
C> Cc > large quantities.
Agent for Hazard Manufacturing Compa- THE BEST GOODS OF THIS DESCRIPTION THAT CAN BE PROCUBED. f
T iraae.ur Liberal Special[ discounts prices and to Teachers > {{ Fernandina, }} E] ny's CHAMPION BARBED WIRE-the >
Catalogue best in the world. '
Application.l Agent for B.F.AVERY'S CELEBRATED NEW GOODS Received b)?" Every Steamer.
Cor. Centre & Third.
SO W. BAY STREET, :a {j \ S PLOWS. .
Local Agent for BANK OF JACKSONVILLE ,
JACKSONVILLE ;;.t"rTIIE NEW STORE.- Cor. Second a'nd Centre Sts.. : FERNANDINA, ...LA. I


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I EIGHT. TEARS: AMONG TIlE ORt" I vided the tree is thrifty. antI .

AXGE GROVES.. hem! good care, which .mn!' t be you lone can if give and than straw or any like vegetable matter,. Lafayette, 6th Tuesday after 4th Monday '- -:::-
your costs I less than straw i is SupmntendentofSdlOol.J.C.R3m
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: worth. Composted in .
I trees are large, October. : '
have been ) (
often asked'by you" to write andjoughtto be done even if with stable and yard manure it will Trov. >
something ofmy experience in orange cul hey are'srnall. But small trees will stand produce better, results on sandy loam, than FOURTH CIRCUIT County Treasurer-J. M. N.
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Peacock
ture. Now I am not much of a writer: I neglect better than large ones just trans- equal quantities of clear stable and .Spring Term- Troy. New

. had much rather spend my leisure time in planted. I would recommend planting manure, and will keep the land ,in betterCQfldition. yard St. John's, 2d Tuesday March. Collector of Revenue-Newton
;: reading other's writings than to write my liagonally. 20 22} and 25 feet apart, according .' Such at least Clay, 4th Tuesday in March. Tro\'. Sapp, \w
self. But in view of the to soil. If your land is 25 ; are my experienceand Bradford, 1st in Assessor
fact that we are strong feet ; observation.. The more it is thoroughly Tuesday April. of Taxes-A. S.
Ackley.
having so many new comers, men who have if poorer in quality, 22J down to 20. Next seasoned before using, the better Baker, 2d Tuesday in April. New Troy.
J had no experience. and thinking that some in order will be the planting. Which shall rule. It should be thrown asa > :Nassau, 3d Tuesday in April. LEON COUNTY.
out in County
might profit by my experience, I will write it: be. high or l low planting?' There has weather and exposed to the dry Duval. 1st Tuesday in May. S/leriJF--A.Judge Wm. P. Byrd, Tallahiise_
i a few lines. been much said on this shbj<,ct.' Men vary influence ameliorating Fall Term- Moseley, Tallahassee.
ofsun
and
Now, Mr. Editor it i< a very easy thing to much in their opinions. Men might be fore using. It should air be some hauled months be- St. John's 2d Tuesday in September. Clerk-C. A. Bryan, TaJ1ah s t'e.
to Superintendent
.: i' write with some. They come here. spend a supposed to be reasonable yet some are not. convenient location near its ,some Clay, 4th Tuesday in September. Tallahas. of Schools-Henry N. Felkel
place of <
!ee.
. : few weeks or months, go North, and write Some want to plant their trees on Mount and be sheltered from wet. It use Bradford 1st Tuesday: in October. Treasurer-J.

, very plausibly and knowingly, all nbout Washington, while others dig through to got at at any time in cold weather can then and be is Baker, 2d Tuesday in October. Collector L. Demilly Tallahassee
how to make an orange grove. Some eyen China to plant theirs. They seem to lose all ready to do" its best duty of Nassau, 3d Tuesday in October. hassee. ". of' RCIenue-C. C. Pearce, Tuna-

come from fl. f... unotirl n week nr so ;iiiLi.VW ... reason.. One_ niirservinan.. in niirtieiilar. retainiM!? all that would absorbing' and Duval, 1st Tuesday in November. i
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Assessor
. teU of their recommends leach and I of Taxes-G. A. Croome
xperience in digging no hole ,
growing a just stirring evaporate from the manure ... FIFTH CIRCUIT. see. Tallahas
it maKes -
the ,
,4 few trees under glass and then advise us ; ground four or five inches then setting when dry spring derm- .
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good
what.., and how to do the trees on that, and bedding for all sorts of Sumter LEVY COUNTY.
it. We of five, ten, throwing soil on sufficient stock, as well as an absorbent of' Monday in March.
twenty, fifty and one hundred-acre groves, depth to cover. Now such planting and may be freely used without liquids, Marion, 4th Monday in March. County Judge Jno. McDonell, Bronson
smile. We have, as Whittier says of his might do in very low, wet land, but in my that it will cause difficulty in any fear Putnam, 3d Tuesday after 4th Monday in Clerk-J. M. Barco, Bronson.
the
"Barefoot Boy' ," a "knowledge never learned experience, in Orange county, would be entirely manure. handling March. Sheriff-J. S. Parker, Bronson.

: of schools." Some men grow oranges theo out of place. The roots of the tree On a sandy soil muck acts as amendment Levy, 4th Tuesday after 4th Monday in Assessor of Taxes-Louis Appell, Bronson

,. .. retically, but that kind of orange growing. should be in the ground ; there is where we to the soil, favoring the retention an of March. Collector of Ret'e1ltte-J. Ira Gore, Cedar!
according to my experience does not amount find them naturally. The amount of labor moisture longer, thus Alachua, 4th Monday after 4th Monday in Key.
measurably
to much. Practical to keep the roots covered in counteracting March. Superintendent
experience, combined twenty years the effects of drouth. of Schools-J. B. Menden-
f Muck .
with good arid would be enormous, or any Fall hall, Bronson. '
judgment adaptability, is as every rain, and wind other ingredient of should I Term-
manure
j ;' what we want. I have found the theory of .in dry weather, would be currying the earth be broken and freed of always before Sumter 1st Monday in October. MADISON COUNTY. ..

J many writers, men who have had chances from the roots and you would have to be applying to or covering into any the lumps soil, other- Marion, 3d Monday in October. County Judge-R. M.; Witherspoon, Madi
of a large practical experience carrying it; back. There are more trees Putnam. 3d son. I
entirely set wise it will be I ) Tuesday in November.
. i: fault. There are but few who come here too high: than too low. If a' tree is set too I haps remain inactive unevenly, or distributed a detriment! and for.per Levy, 4th Tuesday in November. Sheriff S. M. Hankins Madison.

. i, who are not more or less tainted with their high it is very hard to remedy ; although I long time. Wherever it will for a Alachua, 1st Monday after 4th Tuesday in Clerk-John. Beggs, Madison

. ; theories of orange growing. Perhaps the have, in some instances, dug underneathand decomposed. well-fined manure pay it using will November. Superintendent of &liooi3-E. S. Tyner.

very first man they meet, when arriving, settled the whole ground, and had them pay to use' muck in connection SEVENTH CIRCUIT. Madison.
i ought to be the very last, as he may tell him do well. But if they are set too low give manure, provided it can be had with little the Spring Term- County Treasurer-S. S. Smith, Madison.

t very plausibly how he should do to make them a pound or so of Mapes' fertilizer expense aside from digging and at Orange, 4th Monday in January. Collector of Ret'enue-\I. H. Warring, Mad-

k an orange grove, when he knows nothing around the trunk, within from eight to ten There are various other of hauling. Volusia, 3d Monday in February. ison .
about it practically. First inches, which will soon cause them to ways preparing Brevard Assessor of Taxes-B.
impressions are put and using muck as a fertilizer in the absence 1st Monday in March. D. Wadsworth, Mad
very hard to eradicate; so those who can out new surface roots from the trunk and do of animal Dade, 3d Monday in April. ison.
should f ft ITA f manure some of which it
w'ILJy mode of
.. planting is Fall
f"l"'J : trees to dig might well Term- MANATEE! COUNTY.
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cultivators
from sume of our micucui growers, 01 wnom off- flip- surface- soil around your stake to the i stead! of investing pay many nIl! .in nnmniorfMal to adopt. for-, Orange, 2d Monday in August. County Judge-Z. T. Crawford, Manatee.

. there are plenty. Having had nearly eight depth ol lour or live indies ; then stir up tne tilizers where i ii VOIllSiL-- 2c1 'fnn.-1.r.n... Q ..... ...-_. Clerk-Robert S. GriffitlL "Mtnflt ..
years' experience in the business, working ground well, removing all roots ; then ited. Mechanically especially altering the capital the lim Brevard4th r''J Monday in""September."l'L"UIU\l' Sheriff-A. S. ".nt onPi'i: : I:'

much of my time for the first four years for mound the earth around the stake, as nearly of the soil sometimes has the effect condition of Dade, Monday in November. Assessor of Taxes-S. J. Tyler Bradentown
parties who round an
put out groves and cared for as possible. Now draw your stake application of for Collector of Ret'enue-Jlarion G. Carl
manure the ton.
the same by contract there being several take a spade and dig out the centre to a White, in Country Gentleman. crop.- W. II.j Popash. t

thousand trees, they giving me the general sufficient depth to admit the top root; now County Officers. Superintendent of Schools-Felix J. Seward
superintendence of them which necessitated set the tree so the collar roots will be as County! Judge-Junius C. Gardner. Gaines- Pine Level. ,
the visiting of every tree six or seven times near as possible 2} or 3 inches below the Nassau Fibre, ville. MARION COUNTY.

a year; also budding very extensively for level of the ground ; now spread out your For beds, pillows and mattresses, superiorto Clerk-J. A. Carlisle, Gainesville. County Judge-Samuel F. Marshall, Ocala.
other parties, which has called me into very roots and fill in the soil, packing it h hard Sheriff S. C. Tucker, Arredondo. Clerk-Robert Bullock, Ocala. I

many different groves, noting their different around the roots, until you have the hole anything else in use. For sale by .AssesKor of Taxes-S. H. Wienges, Gaines- S/leriff"-A. B. Crutchfield Ocala. i'

I.I modes of culture and of different fertilizers about two-thirds full, then -sprinkle evenly June 24-tf FRED W. HOYT & Co. ville. Assesstor of lares-Thomas. Barco, Cotton
used, and their results with my own grove a pound or so of Mapes' fertilizer around Collector of Revenue-H. C. Denton, Gainesville Plant.

of ten acres combined with quite a the tree, then fill the hole to the level of the Collecor of Revenue-Frederick X.
nursery GENERAL : Fov.
stock, has given me an experience which I ground and press very firmly. If you DIRECTORY. superintendent oj Schools-'V. IS. Sheats, Ocala.

think is entitled to some consideration. In should have a sharp drouth, and your tree Gainesville. Superintendent of Schools-H. C. Martin
fact Mr. Editor. I have eaten and slept in should wilt so that it would not come out in BAKER COUNTY. Fort McCoy.
an orange grove for the morning, just digup the earth United States Officers. County Judge 11. D.
nearly eight years, so I so as to Davis, Sanderson. MONROE COUNTY.:
will give a few hints of my ideas how to form a cup, and give it a bucket of wateror LAND OFFICE, GAINESVILLE. Clerk-F. .J. Pons, Sanderson. County Judge-Chas. S. Baron, Key: W :-1.

: make an orange grove. so. Be careful in handling trees Regtster-L. A. Sheriff-U. C. Herndon, Sanderson. Clerk-Peter T. Knight. Key ""('st.
Barnes
Now the first thing in order is land. Se to never expose the roots to the sun or wind. Receiver-John F. Rollins, Gainesville. Assessor of Taxes-George P. Canova, San- Sheriff George A. Demerritt, Key West.
lect any kind you like that your means will but keep them moist. Some handle trees Surveyor-Geuual-\falachi Gainesville. derson. Assessor of Taxes--Walter C. Muionei.r/ ,

permit, in any locality you 'prefer, provided very carelessly. Last year as I was budding hassee. I Martin, Talla- Collector of Revenue-Fleming B. Smith, Key West.
it; be some of our high trees some two miles from home Sanderson. Collector
pine land, as it grows one hot, of Revenue-Walter C. Maloney
the best oranges. They will ship better than sunny afternoon, I was surprised to see a DISTRICT COURT. Superintendent of Schools-A. J. W. Cobb Jr., Key West.Superintendent.

those grown on hammock and low lands. load of orange trees come along, with no Judge-Thomas Settle, Jacksonville. Olustee. of Schools--J. V. Harris.KtWest. -
And here let me modestly say that there is other protection from the sun than the man J.llars/tal-J. H. Durkee, Jacksonville. BRADFORD COUNTY.: \

some very good land and fine locations in sitting on the load. I asked him if he was Clerk-Philip Walter, Jacksonville. County Judge-J. R. Richard, Providence. NASSAU co UNTY.:

the vicinity of Indian Springs, extending not afraid of losing some of his trees. He INTERNAL REVENUE.: Clerk-Henry F. York, Lake'Butler. County Judge-Hinton J.
:. a mile or two either way, that may be bought looked behind at his load, quite surprised Collector-Dennis Sheriff W. "". Tumblin, Starke. dina. Baker Fernan-

for reasonable prices, which has'never been that I should ask such a question then Eagan, Jacksonville. Assessor of Taxes-N. C. Wainwright, Lake Clerk-J. A. Edwards
; Fernandina.
advertised or put into broker's hands. Next quietly answered : ''Oh, no ; I have them COLLECTORS OF CUSTOMS. Butler. Sheriff John A.

in order are trees. What kinds, how, when tied 011." I told him the sun would probably John \V. Howell, Fernandina. Collector of Revenue-Bunberry Haynes, of Taxc.i-Win.Ellerniann Fernandina.A1se8.or '

and where to plant. Trees can be planted kill them. He thought not, as they hadnnifr. Edwin Higgins, Jacksonville. Santa Fe.Superintendent. nandina. II. Garland, Fer-
at untint'. .. .... or... '''..'..'.'P.. ",.. ..L _.1 .... __ been exposed t.n flip dtll John F. House
-- t"UHUl'U lIlC roUIHl IS sun .V' moist enough but my preference would he noon ; it was then five o''lol'k. tarke. nandina. Scott. Fer

from the 1st of October to the last of February Your trees well rooted, now it remains BREVARD COUNTY. S perintenlent
of Sc/wo/--l.. IV,
.. TT.rnn
't as early as practicable after the 1st of with you whether you make a success of it State Officers. County Judge-James A. McCrory, City both am, Uallahan.ORANGECOUNTY.-. --'MO'"
October as the roots will get a better start, or not. Plenty of fertilizer and hard work Point.

enabling them to better withstand the spring will make a success of it. Fertilize two or Clerk-A. A. Stewart, Titusville. : .

. droughts which we usually have. Supposing three times a year,.using from four to ten EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT.. Assessor of Taxes Wallace R. Moses, Geor- County;! Judge-R. L. Sunmierlin, Orland.i'.

;, our land to have been just cleared shall pounds a yeaAo each tree. I Governor-Wm. D. Bloxham Tallahassee. gianna. Clerk-J. P. Hughey. Orlando.

we wait one year for the sourness to leave Hoe every month and plow two to four I Leutenant-Governor-Livingston W. Bethel Collectur of Ret'e1me-A. D. Johnston, Or- Sheriff-Thomas W. Shine Fort Reid.
I Assessor
it? Most assuredly, no. A few pounds of times a year, according to the amount of Key West.Secretary lando, Orange county.Superinte1tdent Reid. Fla.Collector. of Taxes-Jameb M. Owens. Fort

e MapeV special orange-tree fertilizer, from G. stuff that grows on your land. of State-John L. Crawford Tal of Schools-A. Grady. La
D. Clifford's will remedy that entirely, Plenty of fertilizer and hard work will lahassee. Grange. Sanford. of Revenue-Richard H. Marks.

thereby savingyou one years valuable make ail orange grove on any of our
time. poorest Comptroller. D. Barn es, Tallahassee. CLAY COUNTY.
Said fertilizer has given me the best satisfac- pine land. Let. your trees branch low. It Treasurer-Henry A. L'Engle,Tallahassee. County Judge-J. T. Copeland Orange Fort Superintendent Reid. of Schools-John T. Beeks.

. S tion, after having used all the leading varie is much easier gathering your fruit, and Attorney-General-Getrge P. Park.
Raney Talla-
ties. It is amusing to me to hear some say: they are not so exposed to the wind. You hassee. Clerk-O. A. Buddington, Green Cove PUTNAM COUNTY.

that "Mapes1 or Bradley's fertilizers are not ask will it pay to make an orange grove. I Commissioner of Lands-P. W. White. Springs. Judge Clerk of Probate}}. Harrison, Palatka.

as good this year as they were last, they are! think so. We will suppose that you plant Tallahassee. S/teriff-James W. DeWitt Green Cove I W. F. Forward, Palatka.

beginning to adulterate." To all such, I 1.000 two.year-old trees ; they shall be bud- Superintendent of Public Instruction-E. Springs. Sheriff Thomas Shally.

would say that such! men cannot afford to ded with some of the early-bearing varie Foster, Tallahassee. K. Assessor of Taxes-Wm. Conway, Kingsley. Assessor-S.Collector E. Timmons.
adulterate. Their reputation is their for ties. I give them good care and fertilizer. Adjutant-General-J.E. Collector of Revenue Wm. S. Plummer of Ret'e1me-Joseph Price.
tune. It is In six from Yonge, Tallahassee Superintendent of Public Schools
Maxville. J.
generally something in the sea. years planting they should give W.
son or the moisture which leads people to you an average of 100 oranges to the tree. BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION. Superintendent of Scltools-\f. F. Geiger Strickland.
these conclusions.The They I should ordinarily do\ better than that .: (bmmissioner-A. A. Robinson, Tallahas- Middleburg. TAYLOR COUNTY.

question arises which shall we plant, I have one on my place seven years old--- :!\;\;. COLUMBIA COUNTY. County Judge-W. H. Parker, Perry.

budded, or unbudded, and bud them after. from the seed which has had over 500 Clerk-R. C. Long, Tallahassee. bounty- Judge- -w. :31. ives, j r., Lake mty. Sheriff Thomas Osteen, Perry.

planted out. My experience teaches to plant I oranges on it this year. It has had no very Special Agent-Columbus Drew Astor. Clerk-John Vinzant, Jr., Lake City. Clerk-John C. Calhoun Perry.
budded trees every time. Then you know extra care. You would then have on your Building, Jacksonville. Sheriff J. W. Perry, Lake City. I Superintendent of Schools-To J. Franklin.

that 'vou have got them budded; besides, 1,000 trees at 1 cent apiece, $1.000"orth of SUPREME COURT. Assessor of Taxes-L. W. Rivers Lake City. Perrv. -

you will save one year's time. Unless you oranges. Now carry it six years more, and Chief Justice--E. M. Randall Collector of Taxes-J. L. Parish, Lake City. Bounty treasurer-u. s. Sutton, 'erry.
understand budding it your 1.000 trees should Jacksonville. County Snrleyor-D. N. Cox
will usually be a average 1,000 to a : Associate Justice-J. Superintendent of Schools-JuliusPotsdamer Perry.
several years' job to get them all budded. tree. which at 1 cent apiece would he the Westcott jr., Tallahassee. Lake City. Collector of Revenue-J. B. Hardee, Perry.

Some will not take the bud the first year; neat sum of $10,000. Now, if there are Associate Justice-R. DUVAL COUNTY. Assessor of Taxes-8. H. Peacock, Perry.

some will start and grasshoppers will eat many kinds of business that will pay better Jacksonville. B. Van Valkenburgh, County Judys-William A. McLean, Jack- ST. JOHN'S COUNTY.:

out the eyes; in plowing, some will get for the money invested, I do not know. Clerk-C. H. Foster sonville. County Judge M. R. Cooper, St. Augus
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broke out and the wind The fertilizer at ten Tallahassee. tine.
will break out some pounds to the tree per Clerk-Thomas E. Buckman, Jacksonville.
that you do not get tied up. It is hard work year for twelve years would be 120 pounds, CIRCUIT JUDGES. Sheriff-Uriah Bowden, Jacksonville. Clerk-Bartolo F. Oliveros, St. Augustine.

to get a professional budder to go all over at. 2! cents per pound would be $3 per tree First Circuit.-Augustus E. Maxwell, Pen- Assessor of Taxes-A. J. Prevatt Jackson- Sheriff Ramon Hernandez, St. Augustine
your grove whenever you want him and bud for the twelve years or $3,000 for the 1,000 sacola. ville. Assessor of Taxes-David L. Dunham. St.

i: a few trees, as it will not pay him to do so trees for twelve )'ea1"3. One year's crop at Second Circuit-David S. Walker Tallahas- Collector of Rez'e1lUe1oses J. Brown ; Augustine. .
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IT for the money you can afford to pay him. the end of twelve years would very nearly see. Jacksonville. Collector of Revenue-Joseph F. Llambias. ;

I I know of some groves that have been under pay the whole cost of the grove up to that Third Circuit-E. J. Vann, 1adison. Superintendent of Schools-Albert J. Rus- St. Augustine.

; the process of budding for five years and are time, and you would have the previous six Fourth Circuit-James M. Baker, Jackson- sell Jacksonville. Superintendent of Schools-C. F. Perpall. ,
not all budded yet. years to pay the interest on ;your invest- ville. HAMILTON St. Augustine. :
COUNTY.
The question next arises. shall we bud ment. I think any one who has had any Fifth Circuit-Thomas P. King, Gaines- County Judge-Henry J. Stewart I
them or let them remain seedlings? I would practical experience will say that I have not ville. Clerk-J. Caldwell, Jasper. Jasper. SUMTER COUNTY. !

i say, plant none but budded trees, and those overdrawn the picture but rather other- Sixth Circuit-H. Mitchell, Tampa. Sheriff-James M. Duncan County Judge-Henry Cassidy, Leesburg. [
Jasper.
. that are as near thorn less as possible and wi e. Seventh Circuit-W. Archer Cocke, Sanford Assessor of Taxes-J. R. Hunter Ancrum. Clerk-Thomas J. Ivey, Leesburg.
those are principally imported varieties. Mr. Editor, if anything I have written Collector of Ret'enue-W. Sheriff-J. S. Dyches, Leesburg.
H. H.
,: "What!" some would say, "then you go back will be any benefit to any one making an Columbia County.Superintendent McLeod, Assessor of Taxes-G. P. Wall Webster.

on the Florida orange. that bears the highest orange grove I shall be plf'\sed.-R. W. of Schools Joshua Collector of Rez'enue-J. R. G. Hamilton
Court H. Roberts
: reputation in the world?" Aha! There Pierce, in Semi-Tropical. Calendar. Ancrum. Sumterville.

.J : _are_other_ countries flint ,rnw fine.uuia or3.n'l, FIRST CIRCUIT. IIER Superintendent of Sclwols-A. C. Clarke. r
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0be.qide Fall COUNTY. Sumterville. t
Tfrm
at troutBU travelers who have TREATMENT AND USES OF M UCK. County Judge-W. L. Frierson. Brooks-
eaten them fresh from the Santa Rosa, 2d Monday SUWANEE '
tree, in their native Of late have in October. ville. COUNTY.
we read
in
lands, say. The same variety of oranges concerning the various papers Walton, 4th Monday in October. Clerk-J. C. Law. County Judge-M. M. Blackburn, Live
mammal Brooksville.
in different value of muck, Holmes, 2d
grown countries
Wednesday after 4th
vary quite ma- and Monday
Oak.ClerkRobert
some assertions Sheriff-J. B. Mickler
that it
k has value Brooksville.
no in
terially. Maine New as October. A. Reid
Hampshire, Vermont Live Oak.
fertilizer. Assessor
a That laxes
there is of Frank
Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut in the article called muck a is vast difference Washington, 2d Monday after4th Monday ville. E.Saxon, Brooks- Sheriff John R. Sessions, Live Oak.'I
are potato-growing States, but the best a well estab- in October. i Assessor of Taxes W. H. Sessions Wei-
lished
fact Collector
: and also that different of Revenue F. :\[. '
Irish of the soils Jackson 3d Townsend born. /
potatoes same variety, we get respond Monday after 4th Monday in Brooksville.
differently
to its
4 from Maine and the British Provinces. So application is as October. Collector of Revenue-Robert F. Allison
the best varieties of oranges grown in Pa- well thouroughly known. seasoned I am well satisfied that Escambia, 1st :Monday in December. Fort Superintendent Dade. of Schools D. H. Thrasher, Live Oak. r
muck
lermo are very much improved in quality value to one for has sufficient This act amended section 2 of act of February Superintendent of Schools-J. 0. C. Jones
grown here. I do not say but there are as distance pay digging and hauling to 10, 1879, and does not change the HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY. I Live Oak.
fine oranges of native varieties any of less than five miles, where Spring Term. County! Judge-H. L. Crane, Tampa. .
as but VOLUSIA
any, there is Clerk COUNTY.
not stable Wm.
C.
and farm Brown
I will say they are no better, and when you quantity for all needs. manure in THIRD CIRCUIT. Sheriff-D. Isaac Tampa. County ,Judge-James H. Chandler, Enter-
Especially is it Craft, Tampa.
come to take into consideration the thorn less Spring Term- prise.

and early fruiting properties of the foreign sandy valuable loam.if applied I have to sandy land or light Taylor, 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in Assessor Collector of Taxes-S. E. Sparkman, Tampa. Clerk-John 1%'. Dickins, Enterprise.
Revenue
so much of W. F. Buns
varieties, they are far ahead. The amount and observation that experience April. Superintendent Tampa. Sheriff W. A. Cone, Enterprise.
extra you will have to pay for such trees or adverse criticism no amount of theory Madison, 2d Monday in April. Tampa. of ScltOols'V.P.. Henderson Assessor of Taxes-John Anderson, Enter
can convince
I will be more than paid for in one years am mistaken. I have me that 1 Hamilton, 4th Monday in April. prise.

crop from,those that will be saved from be- it applied to various applied it, and seen I Suwanee, 1st Monday after 4th Monday County JEFFERSON. Collector of Revenue John B. Jordan. De-
lug thorned by the whipping of the wind crops, especially to 1 in April. Judge-J. B. Christie, Monticello. Land.

Beside the comfort and convenience in smoother potatoes. when more in the tubers were larger, I Columbia, 3d Monday after 4th Monday Sheriff Clerk-W.T. C.B.Bird Simkins, Monticello. Superintendent of Schools-A. Cranshaw
quantity and better Monticello.
in
' handling and in
care of trees can hardlv be April. Enterprise.
than
estimated. Bat some will say that a budded: them quality with other others grown alongside of Lafayette, 6th Tuesday after 4th Monday Monticello.Superintendent of Schools W. R. Taylor, WAKULLA COUNTY.
tree is not as hardy the fertilizers. :So:: vof vari in April.
as County
seedling. Such Judge-W. A. Giles Crawfordville.
other ,
has not been ous products. This it must be under- Fall Term- County Treasurer" M. Girardeau, Mon
W.
my experience. I have had stood, was on light ticello. Sheriff H. Walker, Crawfordville.
loam
seedling trees that were hurt quite severely been under the plow sandy for several which had Taylor, 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in Collector of Clerk-Nat. R. Walker, Crawfordville.
b the frost.., while budded seasons. October. Revenue-Joseph Palmer Mon
} of ,
ones the same I do not consider that this mode ticello. Superintendent of SchoolsW. T. Duval,
lot in the same rows, were not hurt of use Madison 2d Crawfordville.
., at all. develops the Monday in October. Assessor
greatest value
Much more might be said in fa\'orof buddin' sider that where it is used of muck. I con- Hamilton, 4th Monday in October. keenah. of. Taxes-J. P. Grantham, Wan- County Treasurer-TV. W. Walker, Craw
as an absorbent
but I am afraid your space will not and for composting with Suwannee Monday after 4th Monday fordville.
permit. What manure and vegetable in LAFAYETTE COUNTY.:
shall October.
age we plant andwhat Collector oj Rez'en1leII. Craw
Walker
matter, it finds:: its best and most tell- County Judge-W. J. ,
,. size? Age makes no difference, pro ing position. As an absorbent is is better. 1 V Columbia, 3d Monday after4th Monday. Sllerif-Thomas J. Walker Dixon,New New Troy. fordville.Assensor.
October. Troy.
: Clerk-Howell of Taxes-C. R. Reynold Crawford
Hawkins, New Troy. 1 ,,'me.jJL .
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TESTl.UO.\'r OP OUR MILL PllESI- deal of trouble to bar escape. How the In the Justice's Court Nassau

JJESTS. men who helped to elect Drew, anti after- AN ORDINANCE CARD

testimony Driven before the Blair ward Bloxhani. can ever become sufficiently County, Fla. FOR THE COLLECTION OF LICENSE TIME
The OF THE
Committee by presidents, of cotton indifferent to the fate' of the Democratic WM. F. WOOD Jr., vs. V. R. BRISTOL. TAXES.

J mills Labor in this! State is not calculated to party as long uS it is menaced by old-time STATE OF FLORIDA, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR FLORIDA TRANSIT & PENINSULAR .

strengthen the hands of the protectionists.; I Radicals is more than we are capable of understanding ; NASSAU COUNTY.You and Council

Senator Blair the chairman of the committee upon any theory of political are hereby notified that a writ of attachment SECTION 1. No person shall engage in or AND
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and an avowed protectionist, must have virtue., Our best man, in the sense of manly I has been issued against you, the manage the business, profession or occupa- ,. FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE It. R.

felt that the principle! of protection would goodness he who is wisest in councils, he said V. R. Bristol.an d your property attached, tion referred to in this Ordinance, unless a In Effect November
who loves license 19th
the State city 1883.
of Florida shall ,
soon cease to exercise a controlling influence whether he to satisfy the demand of ""m. F.' Wood, Jr., the have been procured from'
in our politics as he listened to the evidence come from her everglades her orange belt, amounting to the sum. of six dollars and Cit.Collector., which license shall be GOING SOUTH.
,.If president Young. of the Eagle and Phe- her capital, or East or West should be our sixty cents. issued to each person on receipt of the proper Day Pas. M Pas.
choice.
nix, Mills at Columbus, and Presidents) Estes All other considerations are unworthy Now, unless you shall appear before G. W. amount, together with the Clerk's fee of A.M. P.M. }

and Phi'Jizy. of Augusta factories. Mr. a great party.-Ocala Banner. Sclmyler a Justice of the Peace in and for be twenty-five cents for each license. and shall Leave Fernandina................. 6.15 7.00

Younaid/ that he was an anti-tariff man. said county, at his office at Fernandina. Fla. I I. No signed by the Collector and City Clerk. Leave Hart's Road Junction... 5.25 7.45

lie did not believe, ne said, mat mat the SUICIDE. on the 20tli( day of December, A. 1). 1883: at" license shall be issued for more than one Arrive Callaban.................... 8.40 I

many should be taxed for the benefit of the The insurance papers of the country publish 10 a. m.. judgment will be rendered against year and all licenses shall expire on the Leave Callahan..................... 7.38 9.20
first
feHis mills were able he thought to ] the records of suicide. In June, July you and your property sold to pay the debt. day of October of each year; but fractional Leave Dutton..... ............ ..... 8.05 9.53

compete with the mills of England or NewEiHand. and August of this year,475 persons residing Dated this 20th day of October 1883. that } licenses may be issued to expire on Leave Brandy Branch............. 8.18 10.08 I

During a European trip he compared in the United States took their own lives. 47 WM. F. WOOD, JR. from day at a proportionate rate, estimating Arrive Baldwin..................... 8.35 10.32

the prices paid operatives in English Every now and then since. the community the the first day of the month in which Leave Baldwin....................... 8.55 10.42

factories with those he paid, and found is startled by self-slaughters, in and about Commissioner's Sale. SEC.license is so issned_ Leave l\Iaxville.....-.-"____.UUO nn._.._.._.. fi..1'7... .11......vo 00
there was little if.any difference. For the same ratio, and in numerous instances VIRTUE OF AN ORDER OF 2, The businesses, professions and occupations Leave Highland..................... 9.44 11.32

labor he pays a little more than is paid for the suicide i is such a one as nobody expected BY Court. in and for the THE be collected for which such license tax shall Leave La wtey........................ 9.49 11.52
the same class of labor in New Hampshire. to occur. We once heard a curious story ofa Nassau, I will sell to the highest bidder county of are hereby declared to be those A.M.

He has, however two advantages over the physician who claimed remarkable expertness front of the court-house in the in mentioned in Section 11 of an Act of the Leave Temple's.................. .10.04 12.12

XeEngland mills. He obtains cotton for on this subject, and frequently Nassau Florida, on the first, county of Legislature of 1883, entitled "An Act for the Leave Starke.........................10.12 12.20

$750 a bale less, and he has a better opportunity amazed his friends by taking them to A. D. 1883 the Monday real in December Assessment and Collection Revenue," approved Leave Thurston......................10.23 12.40

to make a choice of grades. The crowded assemblies and selecting the per- belonging to the estate, of following Andrew estate, March 5,1883, and for which cities Arrive Waldo........................10.43 1.10
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Presidents of Augusta factories said they sons from the throng who would most dock, deceased situate and being in Brad- license may impose license tax ; and the amount of Leave Waldo.......................11.05 1.50

I did not ask any protection but that they of I likely perish by their own act. In nearly ;. county of Nassau. Florida : that is forty the in such tax business for which, each person engaged Leave Gainesville..................11.54 3.00

course were willing to accept the benefits every instance the party singled out was one acres of the Francis Wood grant, in town'ship shall be profession or occupation, P.M.
rion rang'e eist. as follows per cent. of the.. anlnnnt._ .fiv... t1 h... an,1,. n". Iea ve Batton ......... ____ I ..
of the profits 01 tne Augusta nuns, ever suspected of such -----u UJ .u G\t. 'Uuuu......t ) 1).1
a tragic termination. : On the east by section 15. nort.hby SEC. ---------- -- u.uv
3. All
!but those at Columbus yield' the stockholders Some of the most powerful arguments lands of Florida Railroad and I restrictions requirements and Leave Archer......................1240 4.40

about 17 per cent. The testimony of against; suicide were made by Jean Jacques by main run of Summerlin's, Branch on the west penalties vided in the, and the manner collecting, pro- Leave Bronson....................... 1.06 5.35

rhee mill presidents make two things evi Rousseau, and yet he died by his own hand. line commencing at the Transit Railroad, the for act above mentioned, are hereby Leave Otter Creek.................. 1.38 6.35

dent. First that the tariff on the kind of But this may not seem so strange when it one-quarter of a mile from the southeast the adopted of the collection of license taxes in Leave Rosewood ................... 2.08 7.35

"really reduced without that. to may apply except express companies
injuring class probably insane or
philosopher
preached a stake thence
many ; west 80 chains to
run of their agents. who shall GOING NOKTH.
of imlVtrie?. It costs no more to produce sublime doctrines that he never illustrated of branch ; thence the run of branch I dollars for pay only twenty-five
south- each
cotton cloth at Columbus and Augusta than in his own eat year. Day Pas. 2ft Pus.
person. to the railroad
to produce it in England. The The ; thence along the rail- SEC. 4. The Collector shall transmit to the A.M. P.M.
it (lOBS English statistics of last
: road
manufacturers are compelled to transport that the males who shuffle summer are evidence to starting point. Council, at its first meeting in each month Leave Cedar Key.......;........... 7.00 6.00

their cotton across the ocean and their coil are off this mortal Terms cash. Purchaser to pay for titles. a statement showing the amount of moneys Leave Rosewood.................... 7.32 6.45
in
golS! back to this country, if they undertake the considerably exact, excess of the females J. A. EDWARDS, received for licenses during the preceding Leave Otter Creek.................. 8 03 7.40
figures
354 of
: being one to Coin itiisiuner. month with Leave Bronson.......... .
to compete with our manufacturers. In 121 of the the name of eacL person .......... 8.39 8.45
other. pay-
this respect our manufacturers have an immense German birth Those of American and ; Fernandina, Fla., November 8, 1883. ing the same the amount paid by each the Leave Archer ................ ....... 9.07 9.35

ad vantage. The second point is that- while the fatal enormously appeared preponderated} date of such payment, and the business or i I Leave Batton......................... 9.23 9.55
to be I
age about 50. AN ORDINANCETo profession for which Leave Arredondo...........
vitton goods can be manufactured in the i A child of six is the same was issued ; ........ 938 10.20
South cheaper than in New England.: The melancholy exhibit.years reported in this Provide a Fire Department for the City of and said statement shall be signed by the Leave Gainesville...................10.00 11.00

material be obtained for Jess I Insal1it Fernandina. Collector and Clerk ; and the Collector shall Arrive Waldo.......... ............1042 12.00
mw can and is ahead nf f'.in 5f
tlif-n.labor i is is to as hinder cheap: the and South as capaoie.from becoming ivimr, deed,; domestic then comes, in regular order, sickness BSECTION ORDAINED cil of the City BY of THE Fernandina MAYOR by pay him for licenses on the the amount first day collected of each Leave Waldo..........................10.52 A.1.35:M.
; misery dissipation love :
iiunufacturing section of the ? trouble and 1. mat a Fire' ,i Leave Thurston.....................1113 2.10
country grief One killed Department shall
Tln-reis water.power enough in this State to because he thought man else himself wanted be organized by the Council for the City of SEC. 5 All Ordinances, or parts of Ordi I"eave .......-.-.---n-n. __._.._......tt.. .I.)..u .<.).UoJ<':

/more than 111l't'tull: the manufacturing wantsof to murder him. Tile somebody of Fernandina, and shall consist of as much nances, conflicting with the provisions of Leave Temple's ....................11.36 2.50
largepercentage
f every State in the Union. In other love troubles would seem to disprove: force and such officers as the Council shall this Ordinance are hereby repealed. Leave Lawtey. .....................11.53 3.25P.

Southern States there is plenty of the same Shakespeare's ipse dixit that have specify. There shall be one Chief and a Passed first reading October 10, 1883. i M.

sort of jHJwer. President Young admittedthat died and worms have eaten them men but First and Second Assistant, to be elected by Passed second reading October 31, 1883. Leave Highland....................12.09 4.00

i it would probably be a long time before for love." not the Council and to hold office for the term Passed third reading and adopted, October Leave Maxville......................12.27 4.30

Hie South would compete with New We regret to see from these statistics that of one year, or until their successors are 31. 1883. Arrive Baldwin ....................12.51 5.10
elected said G. F. AVERY Leave Baldwin........ ........... 1.11
K.igland; in the finer: grades of ;goods. This husbands head the list. Out.. of the grand ; officers 'to be elected at the 5.45
N nwiiri. perhaps to a lack of capital and total of 475, last summer no less than 199 first regu'a' meeting of Council in November President of Council pro tent. Leave Brandy Branch............ 1.29 6.15
!'Ikillclllahor. In time however these will men preferred death and in each year. Attest : Leave Dutton........................ 1.44 6.40

be !Mipphed, and New England will lose herinatiufacturing damnation to matrimony and possible what a eternal friend SEC. 2. The Fire Department shall be un 'v. F. WOOD, Jr., City Clerk. Arrive Callahan..................... 2.10 7.25 .

: ; supremacy. Nothing; will calls a terrestrial hell." It may be that der the control of the City Council, and the Approved : Leave Leave Callahan..................... 2.22 8.00
lIa"ll'lto bring about this condition of the majority of these unhappy mortals Council shall have general l superintendence F. C. SUHRER Hart's Road Junction... 3.03 9.10

liffn'jN so rniicli as a ;general reduction in the most to blame and that their removal; were wasa of all property belonging to said Depart-I 50 Acting Mayor. Arrive Fernandina................ 3.37 9.50

tariff. \\'e want no better evidence than we I relief to the wretched but more reijrnedwoman ) ment. I %ij- Day Passenger daily except Sunday;
have: that our manufacturers will not "suffer who had been bound to them. SEC. 3. The Chief Engineer shall have, supreme RAILROADS. Nigh: Passenger daily.PEXIXSULAR.

by a reduction and) we are confident that as Next to the husbands come bachelors, followed command% of the Fire Department at _
------ .
-oon as the reduction is made cotton and closely by wives. Widowers come all tires; and in his absence the assistants in ----

ntlier factories: will spring; up all over the next. Widows) are low on the -list, mani the order named. FJLORAL CITY ItOUTE. DIVISION.

:State. What folly it is. then for any of our festly proving that women are not only better SEC. 4. That it shall not be lawful for an GOING SOUTH.

1"prl'sl'utali\'cs: | to help to make Randall than men but that they can stand the organization of firemen to have anything to FLORIDA CENTRAL & WESTERN R. It.I I Day Pas. Nt

Sjicaker and assist in continuing a policy loss of partners: a great deal more patiently. do, or be connected, with the Fire Department JACKSONVILLE July 1st, 1883. Pas..M. .

iliat, i i N an oM.-iHo to our ,'.','rowUtand )prosperity Only one divorced man is recorded. of the City of Fernandina without the /COMMENCING this date, Trains on this Leave Waldo........................11.30\ : A.M.1.40.

l Sttvatinah News.TllK Shooting was immensely the most favored consent of Council. lows\y road and its connection will run as fol! Leave Dixie.................. .........11.52 2.10P.
h method _of departure followed closely by SEC. 5. No apparatus belonging to the department : M.

POLITICAL FLORID AS.ieo poison, drowningand hanging. inroat cut- shall be assigned to any private WESTWARD. Leave Hawthorne............ .....12.08 2.36
( raphically speaking there is t.inLt was not far behind the rope. and use without the written consent of the Chief No. 3. No. 1. Leave Lochloo.sa...................12.25 3.02

[ ivuurkaule in the fact that; nothing Farmers. about whom we hear so much the approval of the, chairman-nf the Leave AccolU.fai1.: .- Leave Orange Lake...............12.51 3.35
our State once in a pastoral and Committee on Fire Department. Jacksonville....... 7.Supnu( 1.:;() Leave
I\'a. "mkeii of in the peaceful way headed the pin Anthony Place........... 1.16
| plural and 4.15
SEC. Arrive
known 6. Baldwin .
was The different ........... 8.4-5
suicidal Merchants : companies shall p in 2.14 Leave
tiiitihing r to the original procession. are a long pin Silver Spring.............. 1.43
|I'il' .'. But Mich distinction points of the com- way behind, followed by laborers, saloonkeepers choose their own officers and manage their Lake City........... 1.10am 4.>:3 It III Leave Ocaln........................... 2.00 5.00
as West or :East: own internal affairs. Live Oak............ 3.13am 5-55
Leave
physicians Lake
Furida! from South commercial travelers, pill Weir Station........ 2.40
Middle 6.00
or Florida, based SEC. 7. That in of Madison ............ 5.25am
I ii an expediency of lawyers, politicians, schoolmasters, post- case any disagreement 7.42pm Arrive .ildwood................... 3.05 6.40
population, could masters and ministers in the order named. .between a fire company and the Chief or Drifton.............. 7.20am 9.05pm
'-iH'\vr inlitv appear in in any other light than an ab. One drug clerk and one journalist bring .other officer of the Department the same ". Monticello......... 9.35pm GOING NORTH.

< political economy of the most stu- the rear, showing that up shall after the emergency, be referred to the Tallahassee........ 9.05am 10.30pm A.M. P.M. ,
I'ld' kind: nor: was it so. Population was and editors the preachers medicinemen Council, who shall decide the matter in con- Leave Tallahassee........ 10.45 Leave Wildwood.... .............. 6.55 6.30:

'''.IN'. but territory was boundless. Popu enduring and rational are of the most pious, long- ArrivcQuincy .............11.05 a m 12.00 pill m Leave Lake Weir Station....... 7.20 7.15

lation was hftero-renous-the I political body tion. This praise is whole) popula troversy.S. That r.liuPliipfHmrmppr! eli-ill\ IIMVO Chatta. River......12.10 Pill 1.00 a p m Leave Ocala........................... 8.05 8.25
.i I miniature of that of the parent : : the! Qf'itfmAMf that qualified JUI1'e nli/1 however by power to suspend at any time'' t-nY-memberof ; ; -Leave -liiver- Junction... 1.10am I"eave Silver Sprin i................ 8.22
go\"tI'i1-1
]:m-iit: \ ; but the land lay to the compass bier proved the rule one by- the- ---0- ----- nnr---n-* irtini.'" the Fire Department or any for Arrive Marian........... 2.41 am Leave Anthony Place............ 8.48 9.05
lentil.Vht.' and Middle Central.! II exception. company Leave Orange Lake................
physical or The The States producing the suicide any act calculated to cause a disturbance or Pcn acola........... 9.30am 9.12 D.5.3. ''j
; structure of the peninsular made tion New York popula- bring disgrace the Montgomery..... 8.50 Leave Loch I oosa. D 37 10.40't
I (her are upon Department, until m
jM-iiat not one Florida but the Florida' But Ohio Iowa. Indiana,Pennsylvania)Minnesota Illinois, such time as he can bring the case before :Mobile.............. 4.25pm p Leave Hawthorne.................. 9.54 11.10
was Michigan I
Leave
once a geographical distinction Council 1 for New 11.40A.
i Jia- and Connecticut. The South i investigation. Orleans.... 10.15pm
now become during the
a political distinction.( For three summer months SEC. 9. All repairs to apparatus shall be j Houston........... 6.50am )!. '
,"iie 1ftvJapers to: re.ul of the the editorials State in the various to have: furnished no mentioned.members appears to this done under the direction of the Committee I EASTWARD.No. Arrive Waldo... ..................10.35 12.15 i!

Ilie I would on i political subjects ghastly column but this is not the on Fire Department. 4. No. 2. J:iT-Day Passenger daily
I I
that case except
SUntiiisu P.-lfli Sunday
: jif the. ; -
1"p""r".1., SEC.! 1ft. Ativ comnande.siriIH.. Accom.
-- since. flu'0 :Mail.
/:' I"- tn,,inin.. Night Passenger daily.
jit'a iiivw.iMsol/ the -- -'- --- w.
St.attas a unit to itself. Fire Department shall ArriveJacksonville.......
.llad antagonistic So prevalent has suicide become, especially apply in writing, 8.2oam 3.00pm .
1'jdl'ly'aryin| | interests relations in business, and at the North, that quite a through its proper officers to Council,stat- I 41 Baldwin............ 0.50am 2.02pm ----- --
from each other newspaper jug: the number of members its Lake City.......... 3.00am FERNANDINA &
|*!H.I. | would necessarily literature has': sprung up not long since, and oilicers,.etc.; 11.38am JACKSONVILLE It. I:.
|f"'It'rl'I. according be jeopardiZt'd or an enterpriMiig) journal elicited some rather such application to be indorsed by the Chair- '* Live O.tk............ 1.25am 10.37 alii GOING SOUTH.
'' to the locality from man of the Committee on Fire Department. Madison ............11.05pm 9.12am
| lK-i.Ttlu'' next Governor of Florida extraordinary opinions from cler Yl11en. i Leave Fernandina.......................10.30
"'1111... may Rev. Thomas K Needier said SEC. 11. Each; company shall adopt Drifton.............. 9.05pm) 7.30am:; a. in.
We do not think I that either of our *. : uniform or badge to be some :Monticello ......... Leave Hart's Road.i..... ..............11.05 a. m.
when
i-'itt- )).'Hldcratie! ( Governors When a 'man or woman has become worn on duty, .. 8.00am Arrive Jacksonville...........
ever did which .........12.10
tin-' prejudice<< if anything hopeless, useless, painful-a_ weariness to uniform or badge shall be reported to Tallahassee: ........ 7.13; pm 0.05am p. m.
"-r' jms either any part of the State. I j>elf and a wearing out to friends-it be and approved by Council. The Council shall Leave 'fallahassee ........ G.38 pill 5.5.5 a in GOING NORTH.

'r f'Many section exhibited in the a culpable partial- an act of extreme considerateness and may generosity also adopt a uniform or badge to be worn Arrive Quincy............. 5.20 pill 4.45' a m Leave Jacksonville..................... 3.15p.m.

:11 ufliee.Vhn.t. : exercise of his to step down and out. We all recog; by the Chief and Assistants when on dutv. Leave Chatt'chee River 4.15 p m 3.45 a in Leave Hart's ISoad.................... 4.25p.m.

\N springs nize the praise, the self-help that prefers to SEC. 12. The Chief shall, with the approval Arrive River Junction.. 3.10 a m Arrive Fernandina.. .................. 5.00p.m.
:''I"'r j.iweriiig about a reason for such news- suffer rather than be.Vhiat; is the suicide of Council, make such further rules and regulations Marianna.......... 1.39am !:Trains daily except Sunday.
which section is to for the Leave Pensacola...........
"lIi..h I the next Governor of a lonely. helpless, friendless citizen, but :government of the depart) 7.15pm SUNDAY
is hard to ascer- a from : ment as he may deem necessary. Leave Montgomery...... 8.30am TRAINS.
foiu generous removing
aulo''ical deduction to be drawn among men of Passed first Leave Mobile.. .. Leave Fernandina......7.00) a. 4.30
"" t Hie history of an unwelcome uis.U1ceA Con- reading; October 3, 1883. .......... 2.00pm m. p.m.
.I rirouMrurtional the party since the day I stitiitionalift. Passed second reading October 17, 1883. Leave New Orleans..... 8.40 a m Arrive Jacksonville..8.2.5 a. m. 5.55 p.m.

,11!t IIMV, we think governments. And, Passed third reading October 17, 1883 and Leave Houston........... 0.15pm Leave Jacksonville..9.10 a. in. 6.45 p. in.
that discussion of the The language flowers adopted. Trains 1 and 2 Arrive Fernandina..10.35 a. m. 8.15
'.h'! j.' Il'itimatelvcunfined : You are not daily ; Trains 3 and 4 daily p.lI.
I I till' party since to the history quite so large as a whole city," said a big FRED W. HOYT, except Sunday.SOLID .

4uIthl!' that the that epoch. It has *>o sunflower... scornfully to an humble violet.: President of Council. TRYINS Jacksonville to Pensacola. "
CONNECTIONS.
,r, ""f l lat..> two Democratic Gover- Xo. sir," said the violet modestly lower Attest: SLEEPING CARS Madison to Pensacola. .

.. ""'.'.. came from Middle Florida. geo- ing its head. I am only a sub-herb.-Lou- W. F. WOOD, JR., City Clerk. CONNECTIONS. .
!
Tkil1*, but no isville AT FERNANDINA, FLA., .
I II iiu-v.' did man will say Courier-Journal. Approved : At Live Oak with the Savannah, Florida
not come from the whole - F. C. SUHRER & 'Vestcrn Railroad With New York and Fernandina Steamship
-------- -
--
r' -- ,
''1.,1:; i H'tH-ally ha\'t'; speaking. That was as it TIMELY HELP.-The Laird (to the Minis- 47 Acting Mayor. At Tallahassee with St. Marks Branch Line from Xew York on- -- m-1 TnPSf1lV'- -------.. nnl'H'
:.,r 111\11 the been. and the' same reasons ter; who has been holding forth on temper Railroad on Tuesdays. Thursdays and Sat- for New York on Thursday.

I"r: a.rlll s i in the party take them up and bear ance) : But what should I do with my AX ORDIXAXCE urdays.At". With Sea Island Route from and to Savannah -

I' \' fight that brought remark- cellar of wine? You wouldn't have me To Amend an Ordinance etnitled '* An Jacksonville, withVaycross Line by and Brunswick, daily except Sunday.AT .
',::: ore.Vshould weigh well will the destroy it?'' Minister** Na. that Ordinance No. 4 in the and No.
ui laliol! in its na would to Prevent the Erection of Wotiden a. m. 2 in the p. m., for CALLAHAN. .
.tu ,l"k.'d what! next convention. No be a sen But get rid 0 't in a natural man- Buildings, and to Provide Greater all points North and East; with the Fernan- To and from Savannah and
Security Charleston
of
I '.t' part Florida George F. ner as soon's ye can-an' I'll and dina & Jacksonville ,
come Railroad
haih.tl l help Against Fires for Fernan and all
: from in! the Quincy Convention whenever Approved August 5, 1876. points North and West, daily.
like
ye ye ] -Fan./ dina ; and with Steamers for all
11o'llltnU'I.1 points
".1. ""'It'' 'It i the hun-- -fnr-. nn".n"" "...-......_. rr.i..I.UC_ THAT SECTION ONE OF SAID ORDI- the St. Johns River. on AT BALDWIN, FLA.,
', d" party said he came from the be amended to read as follows : At To and from Jacksonville
Baldwin.
5tate of LEGAL; ADVERTISEMENTS.B Be it ordained by No. 1 and 2 with Florida Tallahassee,
I- \'d'1H Florida Utll1 the People by the City Council of Fer- Transit & Peninsular Railroad for Gainesville and all points South West, and Northwest
-- nandina -
/ 'tome at the ----- with the ,
-
-
polls. In ---- approval of the
the
Gaines- Mayor daily.
I ( '"" that Ocala, Leeaburg, Cedar Key, and all
.Vetuion it was a Dissolution of from and after the approval ofthis .
J: n (ixlla"1, remarkable fact Partnership. ord Gulf Ports. AT HAWTHORNE, -'.

I. s,Ial{'. The was wanted from all parts of Y MUTUAL COX SENT, THE CO- security inance it of shall be unlawful, and against the At Chattahoochee River. with the Pensa- To and from Palatka daily .
and except Sunday.AT
.1' i Lii, Woxhani unanimity the ConvenI partnership heretofore existing besween of persons property in the City cola & Atlantic Railroad Marianna.. Pen
I
Fernandina to
build
tilt completely 1wl'd.un- J. II. McGINNIS erect or construct. sacola Mobile WILDWOOD. .
greatest and W. S. RAWSON is wooden Montgomery, New Orleans,
J Stickler' for sectional rights any buildings or buildings covered and With Stage Line Jo and from
I 1I'lllIi"ltion, for dissolved. The said McGinnis retires, and ( the all points in the West, Southwest and Brooksville .
It' iehngetl Go\'ernor, if such a del- said Ri\yson: continues the business alone. within except roof) with corrugated iron or tin, Northwest= -forming the SIlO RTEST and Tampa daily except Sunday. .
,
tn that
airy H'(>tionalism that bodyBut if there i All parties having any claims to settle with of Broome portion of the city lying south QUICKEST AND BEST ROUTE to these With Stage Line to and from Leesburg

I m*(ink' was there ()n that occasion, : the aforesaid firm will adjust them with W.. and north of Stre't."Pest Beach of Fourth Street points; and with the Central and People's daily except Sunday.AT .
not
Streets. .
'
hem: < hit i1 ('I1I1\'cntions\'eloped. The great S. Rawson, who has assumed all debts an'd All ordinances Line Boats on Sundays and Thursdays for CEDAR KEY, FLA.,
was for the success liabilities of the or parts of ordinances conflicting I Apalachicola and
r said partnership.J. Tuesdays) and Saturdays With Morgan's Line
K principles' with this Steamships for
K to ordinance Key
wrest are hereby
our State H. ) re for Col urn bus and Eufaula. West and
wer Havana.
Illd of f !party that was ill McGINNIS pealed. Take every Saturday : for New .
using .53 the FLORAL
W. S. CITY ROUTE
RA Orleans
hindering 'VSO ,
her Passed first every Friday ; from Key West
reading and
progress. Our great1l1terl'ts October 15,1883. September 12, 1883. the NEW SHORT LINE via the Florida Havana
t., ,, the niland forever hereafter sug- Passed second reading September 27, HS3.! Central and Western Railroad. every Friday : from New Orleans
led necessity of keeping| what Passed third reading, and adopted. Octo- every Saturday. .
W. M.
we Having purchased the DAVIDSON.
tll.ell hr the Vlcu"-ieaof entire stock of ber 17, 1883. With Tampa Steamship Company's Steam
dt'I'tlol1 the party in Horses, Carriages etc., belonging to General :Manager, for and -
of Drew the late ers from Key \Vest. : ,
and FRED Monday and
Bloxham. Our W. HOYT
ern.tij, firm of ,
McGinnis & Jacksonville
are Rawson, I shall Fla. Thursday for
not dead. continue President : Tampa and :Manatee: Moir-
Neither tern of Council. -
'Iig. are they the business at the old pro WILLIAM 0.
AMES
though h they stand, and respectfully Attest : day and Friday.
',d1ail1el j ought to be. like the solicit a continuance of the Gen'l Passenger Agent.Jacksonville For information
ldow for pat- W. F. WOOD JR. respecting
th.'v" a thousand City Clerk. routes rates
are not. years: ; ronage of the customers of the late firm. Approved Fla. etc., apply to >
They : '
!d h. IJut have their prison j. s. :
the111ana''e W. S. RAWSON. MCELROY, A. O. : .
to give us a great Fernandina Fla. F. C. SUHRER, 1 Master MAcDONELL, _
October 16, 1883. 47" Transportation, Gen'l ticket and Pass. .
Agent. .
Acting Mayor. .
Tallahassee, Fla. D. E. :MAXWELL, Gen' Supt. 13TH '"._,-
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: THE FLORIDA. MIRROR : DECEMBER 1. '" ..._


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. I Ir The State of Texas which arrived here fromNew I Range of ThermometerFOR Sail Boat Found.On Amelia Be deli.
MIRROR.
. THE FLORIDA York Monday night, brought 140 pas: THE WEEK EXJiINli F1UHAY, NoVEMBEK 30, Wednesday, near the mouth of Jolly THE IDLE HOUR is again
'S River, Little Tiger Island. The boat when open under the
HORSEY DRUG STORE.
"
1 sengers. Her cargo from this port, Thursday supervision of.Mrs. Sweeney, who will be
The
found was capsized, with sail ,set.
fi.OO A YEAR; $1.00 FOR SIX MONTHS morning, consisted of: 5G8 bales of sea island have pleased to receive her old friends and the
owner can same by proving propertyand
w public Choicest
w 5 generally.
cotton, 1230 boxes oranges, 199 barrels rosin, I I 151 Wind paying expenses. I constantly on hand. oysters fish|h.etc,

Reflections. 143 barrels spirits, :371 logs cedar, 426 cases It.i = le. I cr C. J. WILLIAMS. ----, -, --- tr.
Little Tiger Island.
cedar, 158 empty kegs, 56 barrels syrup and Saturday.JNov.24= 74 77 11 176 I E. Fernandina, Fla., November 16, 1883. At Lake's Jewelry Estabih hntent.I .

The Rev. Owen P. Thackara, of St. Peter's honey, 37 packages merchandise.The Sunday ..._._.....25 74 78 78 I E. have lately received and
...........26 I 5 I N. am inakin
Episcopal church, returned Tuesday, much trains on the Florida Transit & Pen- : Monday.27 16b 63 70169(M 16., N. Legion of Honor. weekly, additions to my stock of Wan-In,?
Tuesday
improved in health. insular Railroad under the new schedule are : Wednesday......28 00 | 62 62 N. Ponce de Leon Council, No. 922, A. L. o Clocks, fine Solid and Rolled Gold Jewelrv* I
621
Florida Jewelry etc, of the latest
'I: We have had several days of bleak northeasterly running with great regularity. The day Thursday.29 I 61 166 65N.\ H., meets the second and fourth Friday I offer to the designs'which I
public at
.. .. ....... 58 66 N. reasonable
.. .30.52
week. The disencumbered from its Fridav
" winds during the present passenger train, ex- .. --- --, -, ---- nights in every month, at 8 o'clock. prices.'V

temperature has been quite cool but not un- press freight cars, is enabled to make the TUEO. STARBUCK, Commander.W. [. LAKE

comfortable. ,trip with speed and punctuality. The sche- MARINE. J. WOODWARD, Secretary. Fernandina Corner., Fla.Centre, November and Third 9,1883.Streets.

Eighteen convicts left Jacksonville on dule is arranged for close connections at Cal- Port of Fernandina.

Tuesday evening for the convict camp being lahan with the Savannah and Macon & HIGH WATER. Knights of Honor. Livery Stable at a Bargain.I .

in part the outcome of the present session of Brunswick: roads, but the Waycross train is Saturday Dec. 1...... 8:55 A.M. 9:11 P. M. Weeapopka Lodge, No. 2535, K. of H.,

the Circuit Court. All but two were colored. often delayed, thus throwing a large numberof Sunday, 2...... 9:34" 9:501| "" meets the first and third Tuesday nights' in offer in at this a bargain my entire establishment .
city consisting of
3.1010 10:29 Carriages
Monday, : month, at 8 o'clock. ,
for the Transit road fortwelve every
Sig. Severo Strini and wifeso wellknownto passengers over Tuesday, 4..10:53.. 11:18 G. N. SAUSSY, Dictator.W Buggies,Wagons, Carts Saddle and Carriage
hours at Callahan. sleepers will Wednesday, 5..11:45.: 0:00" WOODWARD, Reporter. Horses Harness etc. .
Jacksonville arrived here this
public, 6...... 0:16" 0:43 Terms of purchase CASH.
soon be put on the night trains on the Tran- Thursday, :
week from Italy. Prof. Strini expects to make fitted at Friday, 7...... 1:16 1:44" G. F. AVERY.
sit road, which are now being up Masonic. Office and Stable First Street
of -
Fernandina his home the greater part ,near Broom
,I the winter. Wilmington. It is proposed to call one of ENTERED. Regular communications of Amelia LodgeNo. Street Wharf. 46

them the "Lake Dora," and the other, "Orange Nov. 24-S. P_ City of Bridgeton, Hallows, 47 F. & A. M., for the year 1883 :
Mr. Wni. Lake has bought of Samuel A. with and January 22. July 16.
Lake.: /-Savannah, freight Notice to TaxPayers.I .
Swann the lot adjoining the county clerk's passengers, to W. B. Tucker, February 19. August 13.
March 19. September 10. am now ready to receive the State and
office to the west Centre street and Church. agent.
Presbyterian I
on con-
.. Dennett Savannah April 16. October 15. county taxes assessed for the year 1883. I
. templates.the erection of a two-story brick Subjects to-morrow: Morning-"Jesus as 25--S.. P.with Florida.freight and passengers, to; May 21. November can be found at my office on Second street

building this winter. Tempted, to us;; evening-"A Present Com- .., W. B. Tucker, agent. June 18. December 10. next to Prescott's shoe store, on Tuesdays
mand." of Hallows December 27. Thursdays and Saturdays, when not on a:
f 27-S. P. City Bridgeton, ,
Two vessels are now unloading railroad
in the .
brethren tour
Savannah with freight and At 7:30 p. m. Visiting fraternally collecting country.WARREN
J iron in this is intended for ; pas- F. SCOTT
port; one cargo The Rumor. to W. B.Tucker agent. invited to attend. ,
s, the. Florida Central and Western Railroad, A sensational rumor was given in the 28-Sch.sengers J. J. Taylor, Shaw, Coosaw : J. E. WANDELL, jti M, Collector of Revenue Nassau county,
C. H. BERG, Secretary. Fernandina. Fla., November 8. 1883.
and the other for the Leesburg extension of ballast.
, t Times-Union, which is i now pronounced to
28-Sch. Snare, Smith,New York ; railroad -
the Florida Transit & Peninsular Railroad. have had no foundation.' It might be betterto
order.
bars, to
; The St. Louis Base Ball Club, who have find that out at first; a rumor: that "lacks 28-S. P. Florida, Dennett, Savannah; FERTILIZERS !

.,. recently played with the Florida Heralds, at confirmation" is an unsafe thing to give to with freight and passengers to

Jacksonville, will play the Fernandinas of the public. 14-S. S.W.State B. Tucker of Texas, agent., S. Risk, 1,542 I have on hand, and am constantly receiving, supplies ofWilkinson's

this city a match game this afternoon, on I Sale of Dlsston Lands. ,:.tons. New York ; freight and Celebrated Bone Fertilizers
the grounds near the cotton seed factory. passengers to R.W. Southwick' ,
I Disston lands to
The sale of the a foreignsyndicate
, Game will be called at two o'clock. agent.
FOR FRUIT TREES GRAPE-VINES AND VEGETABLES.
seems to be now an assured fact. 29-S. P. St. Nicholas -, ,

We had the pleasure of a call from Mr. We republish from the Florida Herald a full Savannah, with freight and pas- UNDER A NEW PROCESS, especially: suited to our !soil and climate :
Hinton R. of the Florida Herald to W. B. Tucker, a ent. PREPARED
Helper, statement as to the personnel of the new com- sengers crops to withstand drouth. I

I I Mr. Helper is a pleasant writer, and is well pany. It is probable that strenuous efforts ,30 Sch.York S. C.; general Evans cargo Sylvanus, to ,A.New B. ; 8-Sold at Manufacturer's Prices freight added.

known as a journalist of our neighboringState. will be made to induce European immigration Noyes and others. --ALSO IN.STOCK :-

The Herald is an admirable daily, and to occupy these lands. 30-S.-P. Florida Dennett Savannah ; Pure Ground Bone, Dissolved Bone for Composting, Cotton-Seed Heal! !,

its editorials are marked with sterling good with freight and passengers, to Ash Element, Muriate and Sulphate of Potash, Land Plaster, etc.
Great Fire at Ocala. ?:W. B. Tucker, agent.

sense.: We learn that a severe conflagration" has .. CLEARED. jsff-Send for Circulars and prices.'v.. F.: SCOTT.

, .. The refrigerator;: building on Centre street Nov. 23-Sch. Wm. R. Drury, Bond New 1883. Cm;
' destroyed a large part of the business por- Fernandina, Fla., November 17,
wharf will soon be filled with ice and utilized York ; lumber, by J. Mizell &

as a market for imported beef, poultry, etc. tion of Ocala, including the two fine new ..}Bro.
We are promised the choicest meats whichcan hotels and several fine houses. The fire is 24-8P. City of Brid l'ton. Hallows. NEW GOODS

said to have occurred about midnight, in a .Savannah;with freight and passengers -
be procured in Northern markets and byV.. B. Tucker, agent.
of throughthe business:: house on the public square, and S.: Dennett Savannah
an ample supply marketing 25-- P. Florida ;
p winter. owing to the general dryness and want of 1' with freight and passengers by

water, to have become uncontrollable. We n-\\ B. Tucker, agent.
Messrs. Colby & Rich, photographers;: this misfortune to our 26-Sch. Carrie E.Buckman Lawrence
sincerely regret prosperous
have leased the lot just east of Angel & and energetic interior city. We hope .Demarara; lumber, by J. Mizell l BOOTS H
& Bro.
Friend's and have their tent.
store
put.
t. up that the loss is mitigated by partial insur- 27-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Hallows,
They are now ready for business and as -
Savannah with and 00o
ance. The well-known energy of its people ; freight passengers
both gentlemen are artists of no small Ocala by W. B. Tucker,agent.
and beyondits
will restore improve
merit, we take pleasure in recommending soon 28-S. P. Florida, Dennett, Savannah ; A y
former condition. J '
with freight and by
passengers
COMPLETE STOCK
them to the readers of the Mirror.
The latest dispatches to the Florida Herald W.\ B. Tucker, agent. H
The State Texas 28-S. S. State of Texas. S. Risk 1,542 FOR ....
Mallory steamship of came from Mr. Helper, its correspondent, state the ODH l'J

into port on Monday night, well filled with buildings destroyed as Benjamin's store, insurance tons passengers, New,by York R.W.; freight Southwick and, STREET AND DRESS. GOtr1

freight and passengers. She is the finest $20,000 ; Snowden's store, insurance agent.

; steamship of the line and has very handsome $1,000; Mrs. Barco's boarding-house, no insurance 29-S. P. St. Nicholas. -, Savannah ;

i accommodations for passengers, and great ; the new Ocala Hotel, valued at with freight and passengers, by == LADIES' AND GENTS'1 ,
W. B. Tucker, agent. '
: freight capacity. These steamers are carry- $125,000 and insured for $25,000; Agnew'snew 30-S. P. Florida, Dennett, Savannah ; .C/ MISSES,

: ing considerable cotton every return trip. hotel, valued at $25,000; Dr. Maxwell's with freight and passengers, by W:

We regret exceedingly to learn of the mis- building; Lewis' mercantile house; Ocala W. B. Tucker, agent.IN rii CHILDREN'SAND '

fortune which has overtaken our esteemed Banner office and building: Richards' sta- FORT. O .,_'

cotemporary, the Ocala Banner, in the entire bles ; Miller & Dunn's Merchants' House; Bark Signet (Br.). Yeo. fc INFANTS', H
.
Todd Clark.
F. H.
Brig ,
,,' destruction of its printing house. We are Robinson's store; the Ocala Restaurant. Sch, J. J. Taylor. Shaw. N F

sure, however, that it will spring anew into There was no water for putting out the Sch. Snare, Smith. -

existence at the earliest practicable moment. fire, and a resort was had to blowing up Sch. Isaiah K. Stetson, Trask.

Marion county cannot afford to be withoutits buildings to stop the spread of the confla Sch.Sch. St.Sarah Croix Potter, Fitzgerald., Keen. H fSHOESIIMPROVED U

Banner. gration. The loss is estimated at from $300- Sch. Fannie W. Childs, Hart.

The new time arrangement is going into 000 to $500,000, the entire business portionof Sch. Rebecca H. Queen, Smith. _

the city being consumed. The destruc-
of
The advantage
general use. very great Letters
having uniformity of time for the departureand tion of three of the hotels will be a serious List of STYLES,
Remaining in the Post-Office at Fernandina -
arrival of trains, etc., is obvious. It isvery inconvenience to the community.
to have two standards oftime LATEST.-We are indebted to Mr. F. B. Nassau county, Florida, Nov. 30,1883. 00 PERFECT FITTING,
.; perplexing
in operation. We hope there will be a Papy for the following special telegram from Persons calling for these letters must say H GREAT VARIETY,

general adoption of the new standard for all Ocala, received Friday morning: advertised: 25
Agent. Butler Green, John
OCALA, November 29, 1883.
purposes. The fire commenced at Benjamin's and Ackerson Mrs Rina Hatcher, Rab'n .

; Thanksgiving services were held in St. destroyed the east and south side as far as 'Brookes, Col Howard Joseph R I FAIR PRICES i I
Broome, Thomas H Jones. Col C W d.w
1 Peter's Episcopal church on Thursday. The the Magnolia: House, including the Ocala Barnard, Mr Jackson Mrs Celia A #- 1 j
House and Agnew's new block. Agnew'sold
space in front of the chancel was prettily store and the west and north side were Bender, G D Lee. J A C5H

garnished with fruits and vegetable products.The saved. The losses are heavy and business is Brown, William Rhodes Harry R

altar was decked with beautiful flowers badly crippled. Agnew will continue his Brown,Tom Smith,Miss FrancisJ, J
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Belcher, R H Smith, Tony .
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business usual. Robinson, Miller& Dunn, rrI
and large banana plants in fruit gave a very as Geo
Baker Alfred
Supton
Benjamin, Brady & Co., Dr. Orr, Snowden, ,
tropical appearance. The rector made an Bailey, Ed Thomas, Mary K J. H. PRESCOTT I o
appropriate address, and the music was ex- and Parrimore & Taylor can do nothing for ChtrHeIr, Williams Absian I o

some time. SAM'L T. RIDDELL. P. M. .
The congregation were rejoiced to ,' '.w
cellent. '" eu.ra.T.rawas-? V-: nes+rrrl. 0
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meet their beloved rector again. THANKSGIVING.
i Notice. G
The carnival of the skating
masquerade By order of the Board of Directors I. H FERNANDINA, FLA.
club, which in last week's issue was errone- This glorious day is set apart James W. Fellows, President of the Fer- W so

ously announced for Tuesday, the 5th prox.. For full thanksgivingFrom nandina and Jacksonville Railroad Company
each heart. doherehy; call a meeting of the stock- ,
,i ; will take place at the rink next Friday f
holders of said company, to be held at the
1 night, December 7. commencing at half- For food, raiment, and health ; office of the company, in the city of Fer- ARRIVING WEEKLY'SIBLEY'S

past seven. Those who wish to skate will For of mind nandina, in the State of Florida, on Thurs- -
peace
unmasked the 20th day of December, 1883, at the
need to appear in mask, as persons day,
wealth.Thrift's
t\ If not hour of 12 o'clock noon, of the said day,
will not be permitted on the floor until :
for the transaction of such business
as may
after ten clock when masks will be removed : patient, hard-toiled hand be lawfully brought before the meeting;: ,and, SEEDSof

\ and dancing commenced, in which Has kept dire famine among other things for the following pur-

the spectators may join. The hest music From our land. poses : ALL PLANTS, for ALL CROPS for ;LL(. .
...' To consider and adopt a suitable systemof .MATES. All are tested; only the best sent out.
that can be bad will be engaged for the occasion Peace and plenty reign around, for the of the Grain and Farm!Seed Manual;History and best method I
by-laws government corpo- of culture of Gran,Root Crops GraP'esodder Crops Trcr
and those who attend may expect a Free from strife ration and the management of its affairs. Planting etc. only 10 t8e FItEEL1 Catalogue and *"" U" of POOR SEESS-
To elect Directors to serve until the next r severalousaadrarieties.
pleasant time.Arrangements. And war's harsh sound. -
Rochester.N.Y Chicago,111.
annual meeting to be provided for in the SIBIEVSEEDS HIRAM SIBLEY & CO. _
have been made by the JAMES W. FELLOWS
Then, as we feast, let us rememberThe by-laws. ,
:' Florida Transit and Peninsular Railroad President. What Dyspepsia Does.It .
suffering broughtBy
l with the elegant steamer Eliza Hancox to FERXANDINA, FLA., November 24,1883.
bleak December.As causes grievous! pains by day and frightful dreain- .

perform this winter a tri-weekty daylight First-Class Private Board. It destroys the pleasure of a good dinner.It .
service between Cedar Key and Tampa, we have prospered, let us give,
I beg to inform my friends and the public sours the disposition and makes its victim cross and petulant.It .
touching at intermediate points. The And for the good that I will continue the Private
generally sallow.
makes the breath bad the leaden and the skin
schedule the JTancor will be as follows : Of others live. Boarding-House of the late Mrs. L. M. eyes ,
It makes the appetite capricious and unreasonable.It .
Leave Cedar Key Tuesday, Thursday and Fernandina Fin., November 39, I88. Horsey.
Special rates made for clerks and table causes constant grumbling and complaining.
Saturday, on arrival: of the 8:15 a. m, train, boarders. MRS. GEO. 'DAVIS,

arriving at Tampa same day. Returning, Died. Fonrth Street. What "Brown's Iron Bitters" Does.It .

leave Tampa Wednesday, Friday and Monday At the residence of N. Priest near Cone- Fernandina, Fla., November 17, 1883-tf. it
and enables to digest.It
stomach
the weakened
, ville, at 7:30 a. m. Sunday, the 18th instant, invigorates ,
arriving at Cedar Key same day; connecting Mrs. HANNAH M. THIGPEX, in her seventy- For Rent. promotes the enjoyment of a hearty meal

with trains for Fernandina and third year. liver and cheers the mmd.It .
It enriches the blood improves the ,
One of the-best truck-farms inthis sec- ,
) and at Baldwin and Callahan, I
Jacksonville, Lost.A tion of the country. For particulars apply purifies the breath, clears the eyesight, and makes the skin naturalIt

for all points north east and west. The I pair of spectacles. Steel frames and to MRS. :EMMA FLETCHER, brings a regular and healthy desire for food at proper times.
-. service will be inaugurated on Tuesday bifocal or split glasses. A suitable reward Third Street. BITTERS. 7
I Youi DRUGGIST sells BROWN'S IRON
Dece uber. 4.' I will be paid at Mirror office to the finder. Fernandina, August 11,1883-tf.
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