Florida mirror
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Title: Florida mirror
Uniform Title: Florida mirror (Fernandina, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: A.B. Campbell, Geo. Burnside
Place of Publication: Fernandina Fla
Creation Date: December 22, 1883
Publication Date: 1878-
Frequency: semiweekly[<1894-1899>]
weekly[ former 1878-<1886>]
triweekly[ former <1890-1891>]
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Fernandina (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Nassau County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Nassau -- Fernandina Beach
Coordinates: 30.669444 x -81.461667 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 30, 1878)-
Dates or Sequential Designation: Ceased in 1901.
General Note: "Democratic" <1880>.
General Note: Editor: Geo. R. Fairbanks, <1887>.
General Note: Publishers: George R. Fairbanks, <1885-1886>; Moore & Manucy, <1887-1891>; The Mirror Pub. Co., <1894-1898>.
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Holding Location: University of Florida
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NEW YORK GOSSIP. in the Jesuit Order in the United States. WASHINGTON.THE built a neat and commodious residence, and THE COUNTY. ,

Formerly the French Canadians were at the L purpose laying out a portion of their prop-
BALL-A LADY'SHARP CRIT head of affairs, New York being a part of REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION AND erty, in the immediate vicinity of the river, CALLAHAN AND BRANDT
14 1883.
the province of Canada. Now, however, THE PRESIDENT AGNOMINATION.! in building lots to suit purchasers. Whileat
ICISM-THE ELEVATED To the Editor of the Florida Mirror
New York is a province for itself having WASHINGTON, D, C.t December 15. Woodlawn the residence of Mr. and :Mrs. :
THE JESUITS AND ATHLETIC SPORTSIN The excessive dry weather continues withus.
THEIR COLLEGES, ETC. been cut loose from Canada entirely, and is To the Editor of the Mirror': McKenzie makes a pretty object on this Though the mornings and nights have

Americans and Englishmen.The of the Presidential very pretty portion of the river.
managed by The first step
NEW YORK December 15,1883.To been cold and frosty for the past few days,
:Mr. McKenzie is to donate two
result is Frenchmen could taken Wednesday when
the Editor of the Mirror: apparent. next year was the gardens and fruit trees have not suffered
Anglo-Saxon lads and men Executive Committee met acres of most eligible land on his bluff to
Society is not yet done discussing the Van- never manage the Republican : seriously thereby. Notwithstanding the
and have no more selected the time and any person who will erect a neat cottage,
they and place
as regards sport in this city
wealth of decoration
derbilt ball, with its lemon trees have been put to severe test no
diamonds. knowledge of a liking for it than a hen has for holding the Nation Kepublican Con- adapted for boarders.
beauty of toilets, and treasures injury has been sustained even by that ten-
The the St. Riverare
&Kdates for President oranges along Mary's
for water. vention to nominate o -
And yet Mr. Vanderbilt can hardly be der fruit. This alone is sufficient proof of
of this preparingfor ''The basis of the particularly fine ,this year. One of our
The gamblers city are and Vice-President.
the affair
A the
pleased over the result. success adaptability of this section to the suc-
The word has been settled "at the last meet town folks received a present by the steamer
of a winter campai;n. representation was cessful
heapsof growth cultivation of the
certainly was as vulgar display orange.
wealth secured for the most part in any- passed around that the new District Attor- ing of the committee' .of four delegates at Martha, last eleven week of a bough on which remained were After this excessive cold snap," it wouldbe

thing but a legitimate way. But, all the ney, Mr. Peter B. Olney, is "a good man," large from each State, ,and two delegates originally oranges-nine well for one contemplating the cultiva-
when he them for
weighed curiosityandfound
and the spiders of the green cloth are accordingly from each Congressional district. Senator
same, it brings him nothing but ridicule. tion of the orange to notice the prosperous
preparing their parlors for the asked that it might be changed so that the weight to be nine pounds.
The best people in society-I really oughtto Frye condition of the orange trees on the prem-
the front after that!
spell the word with a capital S-he failedto flies to enter. Mr. Olney is still a young but one delegate shall be-.elected arbitrarilyfrom "Orange county ises of Mr. G. W. Bryce, of this place.

get. Two thousand invitations were man, that is to say, he is about forty years each Congressional,district, and another Captain Warden, of Sunderland, England, There is no section: in the State that can ex

old. In his earlier days he was "one of the delegate shall be chosen for each 10- who purchased a couple of years since, at
half of those accepted. hibit beautiful trees
issued, and only were more perfectly exempt
"Do you suppose" said the leader of a cer- boys," as the term goes. Some years' ago, 000 Republican votes in the States, the dele- Port Henry, a few miles above St. Mary's, from disease or insects, than are found here.

however, he was admitted as a partner in at large to remain as they are. Sena- (and also a great traveler,) has this year
tain clique whom I met at the BartholdiArt gates .' Though his trees are quite young, probably
doubled his stake and holds abouta
Loan Exhibition, and a clever woman the firm of S. L. M. Barlow, the distin- tor Frye's proposition failed to meet the now 10,000 oranges have been taken from them,

she is too, that I would help to advertisethe guished jurist, and that office has the repu- approval of the majority; '' hundred acres. and they present to the eye of the admirer
We also to hear
wealth of these Croesuses? No indeed.I tation, among lawyers, of being one of the There was a full attendance of committee are glad very encour- of this golden fruit a model of perfection.
from the thus ::\Ir.Owens' .
am almost ashamed to be found here. most straight-laced in the business. Hence, members, and the disputed;points were the aging news vineyard few ; in bear- I Rudolph Reynolds, a colored man, livingat

What does this display of pictures, sculptures Mr Olney may have changed his earlier place of holding the "c"convention and its ing) has vineyard this (only produced a years nine hundred Baldwin, was killed by a pistol at that

I opinions, and may now turn out to be a chairmanship. Senators Logan Frye, Sa- year
place Outside evidence -
etc., here mean? Nominally, theyare gallons of good wine in value $1,800, Monday morning.
man and an officer as strict as the late Mr. bin and Secretary Chan If1.were candidatesfor
sent here as a means to raise money for :! seems to convey the idea that the
and this the the product of only
the pedestal for the statue of Liberty En- McKeon was. In that case precocious gam- the latter, and Sara .ga, Chautauqna, death of Reynolds was the result of carelessness -
This often
lightening the World' Really, 'it is only blers will have reason to regret too hasty Philadelphia Indianapolis, '.Chicago and some three acres. industry, so of one of:Mr.J. C. Smith's hands. Mr.
claimed'th' advocated and so profitable, is like the qual-
done to show off how much money these steps.I Cincinnati convention, the Smith had a lot of hands returning to their
of twice blessed. "It blesseth
people have, and what prices they can affordto saw Mr. Walton, the American Plunger sharpest of the conflict,*bring, between the ity mercy, homes in North Carolina and while waitingfor
him that giveth and him that taketh
their if ," as our British racing cousins call him, two latter places. Chicago, won on the the train in Baldwin had collected
if a thing fancy or they
pay if the old adage be true that it is not wise
they believe that it is necessary for their on Broadway, the other afternoon. There fourth ballot. The 3d of;June, is the time around a fire which they had made. Into
all one's in basket
self-advertisement. It is bad enough that have been all sorts of stories about him, that appointed for the meeting of the conven- know carry of eggs one for we this crowd Reynolds also went, arid while
no more profitable pannier
he left without paying his debts, and Senator Sabin of Minnesota, was
one has to go to the Metropolitan Opera England tion, the bestowal of surplus industry acresor I there one of Mr. Smith's men in putting on
t' House if one wants to hear Nilsson and thus and in fact of being a debtor to the tune of unanimously elected chairman. cash than vine- his overcoat allowed a pistol to drop from
advertise Mr. Vanderbilt's theatre; but we I over $100,000. He refused to speak about Apropos of Presidential,.r'nominations a scuppernong his pocket, which discharged with the above

must draw the line somewhere, and I for I the matter, but from a very intimate friendof since Mr. Elaine's return to Washington he yard. the which result. They were unknown to each other,

one draw it at the threshold of his house." his, I learn that he denies owing anybodya has said his recent letter upon the subject ofa has Encouraged attended Mr.by Owens'great success Mr. and no dispute had ever arisen between

deal of bitternessin cent, and that he defies his alleged creditors distribution of the surplus revenue was I experiment, them.
No doubt was a great I
Caldwell has nice few
to come to the front and specify. He is i wholly misunderstood, and it does not mean set out a vineyard a
this speech ; but at the same time, one I miles above St. the main river Mr. Jackson Pringle an old citizen of this
can hardly deem it too sharp when one thoroughly sick of the English turf, which, he is a candidate for the;'Presidency. He Mary's, on Buck, section, died at his residence on the .St.
while on the North river Mr. D. W. ,
thinks how men, like Vanderbilt, Gould, he declares, is so corrupt that an Americancan complains that he cannofVexpress' himself Mary's river on the 8th inst. He died stead-
of the United States after
Sage, and others, keep on amassing their hardly form an idea thereof. Not only on a public question without! subjecting observant travel Navy in all, parts of manyyears' the fast in the faith as proclaimed by the" Primi-

wealth. The favors at the German that are common people implicated, but even himself to the acc satio r2i being on the builta tive Baptist Church. It may safely be said
world has 200
evening alone cost nearly $8,000. At the members of the highest nobility. He will lookout for the Presidency nd;.has further purchased some acres, that he died without debt.
residence inwhich to store his inte
back to England, however, next spring, said he would notacceptl jot inatQn! if new ;
same time poor brakemen and, other em- go collections and mementos of foreign Mr John Hobbs, in the bend of the St.

ploy& on the New York Central, Harlem, and then he says, he will make the sharpers it were tendered him. esting lands and mindful of the pleasant experiences Mary's in Charlton county, Ga., died at his

Sew Haven and other Vanderbilt roads, sorry. I understand that he has offered Everything that Mr. Blaine utters in the and work in the woods a few days since by an
pleasure profitof
were constantly risking their lives for the Donohue, the crack American jockey, $10- awakens an echo, and I will repeat to you attack of heart disease. While bending
the culture, both at the Cape of Good
sorry pittance of fifty dollars per month. 000 to come over to England in March, and some of his remarks on Democratic Pre down to raise his wedge in mauling rails, he
and recently in California has
Hope more ,
Among the guests was Monsignor Capel, stay three months, to ride his mare Girofle, dent-making. He says he regards Abram dropped dead before he could recover his
of of
set out seventeen
the distinguished Catholic prelate and ora- but Donohue did not accept the temptingoffer. Hewitt, of New York, the best man for the a vineyard acres our position.
luscious in connection with
tor. He neglects no opportunity of study- Democrats to nominate but believes the own grape; Messrs. Clarke & Co. have at last received
which and others it is
to pleasingto
ing life in all its phases in this country, and A leading publisher tells me that there is nomination impossible, because New York mention, that encourage not vine has missed but their, machinery, and will soon now com-
one ,
he must here have found plenty of materialfor less demand for gorgeously bound and illus- would not support him with a solid vote. mence running their shingle mill. The dry

study and reflection. Monsignor Capel, trated gift books this year than in former He considers Col. Morrison of Illinois, a on the contrary,are making vigorous growth, season has favored them immensely in get-
the of
thus evidencing suitability our section -
by the way, is fast ruining himself as a pub- seasons. "In consequence," said he, "many politician of large ability, pointing to the for the easiest and most profitable industry ting out their shingle timber from the

lic lecturer. He has three courses running; publishers of ten dollar books will find canvass he made for Kerr and Carlisle, and all risk with swamps, and when they commence they

besides he preaches twice on Sunday, and themselves out of pocket." It is high time thinks he may be the Democratic nominee.Mr. which (as being free from in the South.) will be able to turn out many thousands per
we are acquainted
whenever there is anything going on, he is that such a period arrived for the craze had Blaine has no respect for the McDonald .
The Spencer House hotel will be openedfor day.I
asked and he is always ready to say some- reached such a point that no publisher scheme but says Morrison is a Union soldier the season before the new year, and we had the pleasure of meeting in Duttona

thing. The result is that his voice has lost could afford to bring out a decent book for with a hole through his lungs, made hope prove as attractive and our climate as few days since Mr. Sol. H. Mode, of the enterprising ,

much of that music which made him sucha three months before the holidays. by a Confederate bullet and that he will go beneficial to health-seekers as heretofore.A. firm of :Mode Bros., of your city
delightful man to hear, and the materialat into the Democratic convention with the St. Marys, December s1, i88 who have many friends in this section.As .

his disposal is growing rather fine beaten. DALE, WELLS & CO.'S PILOTAGE.THE solid vote of Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Christmas draweth nigh, the restless

He ought to allow himself a rest otherwisehe SUPREME COURT AT ATLANTA AFFIRMS Tennessee, and perhaps Georgia. There are CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATIONS.The turkey climbeth higher upon his perch.A .

will lose his attractiveness entirely.It JUDGE ADAMS' DECISION. many others of Mr. Elaine's way of think Civil Service Commission gives notice merry Christmas and a prosperous New

is a matter of comment, that in the ATLANTA December 15.December 12th, ing. Mr. Morrison has been told often that at some date between the 20th day of Year to all. TOM.

trial of the Elevated Railroad suit, which lately that Carlisle's election to the Speaker- January and the 20th day of February next
1882, in the case of J. J. Thompson vs. examinations for the departmental Civil
has been in progress for over a month, the Spraigue,Soulle&Co., being a case for pilot- ship makes him the Democratic nominee Service will be held in the States of Tennessee CALLAHAN, Dec. 17th.
three Gould Field and for President. whether New York wants it and Flo- The youth of Callahan are jubilant over
magnates, Sage, are of the steamer Saxon in which the ques- Georgia Alabama, Mississippi
constantly in court. They have every rea- age or not. rida, if sufficient applicants appear. There the soon coming of old Santa-his reunion

son to be anxious for if the courts should tion was raised as to the constitutionality of The opening weeks of Congress have will be two grades of examination. Successin with the tin horn and a sight at the Christ-
1512 Code of because that the
section Georgia, the lower grade qualifies applicantfor
declare October of 1881 valid thus far been marked by crowds of people mas tree.
the agreements section was in conflict with section 4237 of an appointment at a salary of $900 a
the amount of Manhattan stock which they the Revised Statutes of the United States flocking to the Capitol, as to other large establishments year, with no promise of promotion ; suc- Our townsman, Mr. J. R. Bootlie, is now

now hold, and which is valuable will not on opening days, to see the cess in the higher, an appointment at a doing business at Lawtey. He is a worthy
there should be
be worth the on which the certificatesare which provides no novelties in statesmen. The great numberof salary of $1,000 or $1,200 a year and promotion young man, and we wish him success abundant -
paper in the rates of the and salaries
discrimination pilotage or to higher grades gov- in his new home. '
written. half pilotage charged between the ports of new style preclude a detailed descriptionin I erning the departments. The lower exami- Mr. W. Mahoney: has improved no lit-

Rowell the pedestrian, has been taking one State over the ports of other States in the one communication, but the new mem- nations will extend but very little beyond tle in personal appearance in thelast month.

active exercise and fair training at the Manhattan bers themselves evidently think Hon. William penmanship, copying, orthography and the It is a boy.
United States, the Supreme Court held that fundamental rules of arithmetic, but the Miss Allie Jones, of Starke, is visiting her
Athletic Club grounds. The great the passage of the act contained in section Walter Phelps, of New Jersey, the higher will, in addition, include interest, sister, Mrs. Jerry Boothe, of this place. Mr.

walk is to take place early in February. 4237 annulled the exception contained in greatest curiosity in the House, as he wears discount the elements of book-keeping and Will Kelly is inclined to rejoice.

Early next week the little Englishman goesto section 1512 of the Code of Georgia, exempt- his. hair banged, and is otherwise toiletedup accounts the elements of the English lan- The continued roll of monotony of our
ing coasters between Georgia and Florida Hon. guage, letter-writing and proper construc- town is broken now and then by a dance
Atlantic City, on the Jersey coast, to go and South Carolina, and therefore all vessels from an aesthetic standpoint. tion of sentences, together with the elements an oyster roast, a sociable a horse race, and

into active training for his six days' tramp. entering the port of Savannah, except steam Thomas Ochiltree of Texas, is called the of geography, history and govern- then another dance! As Christmas approaches -

His trainer here finds much difficulty in vessels, were liable to pay compulsory pilot- most comical figure in the House, and is referred ment of the United States. Every person the turkey walks the coop with a

handling him; for, although he does all the age fees. Dale Wells & Co., the owners of to by visitors as the member with the wishing to take part in either of these' still prouder step. Little knoweth he that
the schooner Annie Bliss, refused to take grades of examination must make his or
work required of him during the day, he pilots for their schooners. Suit was broughtto bushy red hair. I have been studying the her application upon a blank, which, to- his days are numbered.'V.. E. C.

dissipates at night and thus destroys the recover the full rate of upward pilotage. personnel of both houses of the Forty-eighth gether with the Civil Service rules, will be

good effect of his exercise. Rowell now Recovery was had and Judge Adams decided Congress, and while it must be admitted the sent to those who shall request them in ROMNEY MARSH.
that the first pilot tendering his services faith letters addressed to the Civil
good by
says that this will! be the last time that he was entitled to receive the pilotage. Senate is. a fine-looking body the House of Service Commission, Washington, D. C. GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATION EXHAUSTEDAND
will appear on the tan bark. He can well From this decision an appeal to the Supreme Representatives was not chosen for spec- The application paper contains directionsfor THE WORK DISCONTINUED-ESTIMATED -

afford it, for his fortune is but little short of Court was taken by Dale, Wells & Co., J. R. tacular effect, though contains a numberof its use. Applicants, or so many of themas COST OF ITS COMPLETION.
Saussy representing them, and J. J. Abramsthe I be examined at the
$120,000. to the rule of mediocrity.The can
exceptions The government work at Romney:Marsh,
Upon the argument of the case of
pilots. same time, will, in order of the reception
Somehow, the Jesuits in their colleges in in the Supreme Court the court after its sub- House is a striking bald-headed body their application papers by the Commission, on the Florida Inland route, was dicontin-
this their said that they could not and woald from rural districtswear ued Saturday night at 11 o'clock by Messrs.
country have hitherto held stu mission, and some members be seasonably notified of the time and placeof
& Paulsen the contractors. The
dents aloof from athletic sports. Now,how not that reverse the the judgment of statute in 4237 the annulled Saxon case the; country-cut clothes. A certain pride. the examination they are to attend. Dickerson amount appropriated, by Congress, $10,000,

ever, they are getting to march with the exception passage only, and they therefore affirmed and elation of manners is noticeable in the I and $5,000 contributed by private parties has

times, and are actively encouraging all inclination Judge Adams decision. new members, and a lack of the at ease List of Letters been exhausted, and nothing more can be
Remaining in the Post-Office at Fernandina done until more money is appropriated for
to muscular amusements. Both and at home" air of those long in office,

St. John's and St. Xavier's, the two Jesuit THE DEMOCRATIC PROGRAMME.Mr. but one fact is comprehensive in its application Nassau county, Florida, Dec. 23d, 1883. the pleted purpose.a distance The of cutting about has 1,400 been feet,com-and

Colleges in this city, have football teams Carlisle laid down the programme fora -old faces, new faces,and the faces of Persons calling for these letters mnst say rearly 2,000 feet remain to be done to con-

who have done good work since their organization Democratic Congress in these wise words: those who have been returned after an interim advertised: nect Wars: ;v creek with Dead :Man's Ham-
'. James mock creek. The channel is 50 feet wide at
Bums Oscar Kinese
recently.. That of the latter is en- "What strict the country in the has administration a right to expectis of of private life, all have the possessor- Brown, E B Kogges, Edwards the bottom and 100 feet at the face, and is to

gineered by a Air. Wynne; a Young Jesuit, department economy of the Government,just ship air, expressed in the late Senator Hill'sretort Carr, C D Jones F J be 7 feet deep at mean* low tide. From

who is not yet in orders. I sawfthem play and every equal taxation for public purposes, a to Mr. Blaine, We are in our Carler, Mrs Lillia Johnson, Paris Captain Wm. T. McNelty, Government Inspector -

last week on the grounds of the Stevens' faithful observance of the limitations of the father's house." Drake, W A Jacobs, Mrs Margaret in charge, it is learned that the sand
Maxlem W F will drift in and materially obstruct the
Constitution, and a scrupulous regard for Dorsey: ,
Technological.Institute, in Hoboken, an institution the rights and interests of the great body of Dougherty, J C McNeil, A D channel, unless it is completed at an early

with which they fraternize, and I the people, in order that they may be pro- St. Mary's River Section. Edwards, S A Mann, W H day so as to allow the tide to wash throughand

was ;really surprised at their proficiency.The tected, as far as Congress has power to protest We are pleased to see some signs of improvement Ferdile, :Mrs Rachel Rhodes,Miss Annie H keep it scoured out. It is estimated
will be
Williams Adam that about $35,000 more required
them against encroachments from this too much neglectedriver. Hunter Wallon ,
college is base ball
now getting a boats the
up direction. Whatever can be done under the Hall, J A Wilson Lawrence secure a good passage for through
nine for next year and a boat club is also circumstances surrounding us to meet this Some new and neat residences have Harding, Wm L Waite, Bessie marsh at all stages of the water. It is expected -
spoken been lately built at King's Ferry. The Hillman C H that wor t can be resumed the latter
of. I am told that this revulsion is expectation ought to be done, in my judg- ,
due entirely to the change of management ; ment." Messrs. Davis, at Orange Bluff have also SAM'L T. RIDDELL, P. M. part of January.-Savannah Morning New8.L .





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h, LIFE LILIES. I tern I soon became known as'a hard rider, I had regained my liberty. 'Then 1 had accustomed \ I was bought by a clergyman, and one by them, and in course of time -
- and astonished even my new friends by the myself to look for pleasure in the | no means young, which surprised me con- the Crimea. There we landed i
i, AN ALLEGORY. in which I rode beautiful animal in the intellect our sufferingsn!:
, savage way a senses, not and that siderably. He was a tall, active, wiry man, almost as bad in a different uric
I little chestnut mare to death in a steeple kind of pleasure was by no means wanting.I with the keenest of eyes, and the pleasantestof cold wet and waY-'hard '
I wandered down life's garden, chase. I did not think much of it at the felt conscious of extraordinary strengthand voices and, as I found out he born hungry. '
was a At there
4 In the flush of a golden' day time, but the sad look in her expressive eyes swiftness. ..My powers of sight and sportsman and a perfect rider. If it were the came a time when we,amon*
, The flowers and thorns grew thickly came back to me long afterward, and hauntsme hearing were developed to an extent un- ever possible to feel a pleasure in carrying a scanty drawn squadrons of the Light BrKidp:
c '
; In the spot where I chanced to stray.I even now. Just as I attained twentyone known to human beings. I had no fingers, fellow creature on one's back, it would be both were sides of up which at the end of a long vallev
my mother died, and I came into a for- but my fore feet merely felt like clenched in being ridden by such a one as my new the were held by masses or
went to choose me a flower tune of about !80,000. From that time my fists, and to that I was accustomed. My master. enemy's in troops. The word was passed
For life, for weal or for woe; pace grew faster and faster. It is astonishing hind feet felt more comfortable than when He took me up to Exmoor and rode me along a whisper that we were going to
;1 On, on I went, till I stayed me how easy it is to go down hill. I tookto incased in the prison boots.I with the stag-hounds. My nature had now the charge the Russian army at the other end of
. valley. There
i By the spot where the lilies grow. gambling in other ways besides racing, flung up my head and tail, and boundedover become so identified with my outward shape curses on the idiotic were muttering and

.' Yes, I will carry a lily," got into worse and worse company; tried to the moor in a stretching gallop.A that I almost enjoyed hunting in this novel dered it; but the time folly was of short.him who or.
cheat others, got cheated myself, and beforeI man on horseback is twice a man. He form. My of hunting from the I heard
I said in manhood's pride memory brother-in-law <
my my is
say hard
R1 A bloodless, thornless lily was twenty-five was utterly ruined, and feels, if his horse is worth anything, far human point of view, stood me in good poor fellows who would on the
young like
Shall be my flower" I cried. narrowly escaped a criminal prosecution.So stronger, swifter, nobler than before. I believe stead, and my master and I soon became And then he patted neck and to live!"
my I
far my story is a commonplace one this is recognized throughout the world, distinguished beyond all other men and we, at felt that
, I stretched my hands out quicklyTo enough. I often think how precisely Hor- and in all languages the eques or cavalier, horses in that celebrated hunt. could not any come rate,too were soon agreed to both, and that death
where the pale blossoms grew. ace's description of a young Roman, is the higher type of gentlemen. At any This distinction, however, was fatal to m} then the charge out loud of us. And
Was it the air that shivered? Gaudct equis canibusque, et apriel gramine rate, I felt this very strongly when I found comfort. My master was a poor man. and, dashed into a storm rang of shot and shell., and we all
Was it a wind that blew? campi, Cereus in vintum gecti, monitoricus myself not figuratively, but actually, identi- tempted by a very high price, he sold me at and horses immediately began to fall to Men
fied with my horse. Never have I enjoyeda the end of the the
asper, season to a rich sportsman of right and left of us and
Was it my hands that scorched them ? and the rest of it suits a young Englishmanof gallop'on a horse's back as I enjoyed my enormous weight.I were racing with the, leader my when rider and I
As I touched the blossoms fair, the present day.I first gallop on my own four legs. was summered comfortably enough, but both struck, and rolled we were
They broke and scattered their petalsOn soon exhausted the patience and pity of The keen air of the moor soon made me in the hot days of early autumn I was again to my feet when over the togetherstruggled others I
4 the sunny noontide air. my father's friends, and from my own com feel hungry, and I set to work to crop the taken out with the stag-hounds. I was passed, and looked at what had been had
panions I had nothing to hope. It became herbage. And here I found a new plea young and strong in those days, and had sister's husband. There was his my
Then I saw a great bright angel necessary to do something to keep myself, sure. My sense of taste and smell had be- carried my former master without difficulty, his head had been carried off by a'shot.body;
With opal-colored wings, from starving. The only thing I could flat-:,, come exquisitely\:delicate. I do not know but I was quite unequal to the burden of a few minutes seemed to and the Only
,; Where the light) flashed in the feathersIn ter myself I knew anything about was th whether this delicacy is possible to mane such a mountain of flesh as now placed ken wave of returning horsemen pass bro
golden glimmerings. management of a horse. So I did what I: kind, as I cannot remember the time when itself on my back. I did what I could, for upon us. Notwithstanding came back
had often heard of gentlemen doing-I obtained my taste was uncorrupted by meat, and by this time I was fully persuaded of the death, the gregarious instinct my prevailed longing for
He said, Thou hast sinned and suffered; employment as a cabdriver.At alcohol, and tobacco. wisdom of the policy of submission. But with them I limped back into the British, and
Lilies are not for thee, the same time I took to drinking. I But on Dartmoor the supply of grass and it was of no use. and I was soon laid up lines. No one offered to catch
me. There
They are all for the little children, had, in the days of my luxury, acquired the herbs fit for a horse is rather scanty, and i it with a strained back, from which I never was more serious work to be done that
Emblems of purity." habit of swallowing more than was good for was the occupation of the whole day to quite recovered. A stupid veterinary sur- than to notice a wounded horse. I knew day

me. But I now took to it, not for pleasure, satisfy my appetite. geon was sent for, who pulled me about, where a sort of hospital for sick horses had
"Shall I never carry a lily? but to stupefy myself. And party from that Toward evening the weather again became and first thought it was my shoulder that been established, and thither I
Never?" I bitterly cried, cause, ana partly from my losses and vexations cold and foggy, and the next day was very was affected, then one of my hind legs,then drag myself. I heard a discussion managed whether to
[ With his great eyes full of pity, my temper became more openly savage wet and miserable. As a gregarious animal, my knee, and then my foot. So he tried I should be shot at once, and heartily hoped
The heavenly one replied : than it had ever been before, and I I began to feel the want of society, and I one thing after another, and lanced me, and that the question would be decided in the
vented all my brutality on my wretched wandered about the moorin: search of companion bandaged me, and blistered me, and almost affirmative. But my wound was not a vital
the heat of the
day" is over; horse. And then I got pulled up and fined vivisected me, while I was driven almost one, and the strangeness of the circumstance
When the goal is won, he said, for cruelty. And then no decent cab-master At'last I discovered, under the lee of some wild with pain and fury, and the inexpressible induced the veterinary surgeon to
Ah, then I lay God's lilies would trust me with a horse and cab, and I large boulders of granite, a gypsy encampment suffering of being unable to explain to me alive. In after days hundreds of keep
In the hands of the stainless dead." had to get employment from a man who and two or three horses staying nearit. him how utterly he had mistaken my case, came to see the horse that went of his men own
-All the Year Round. was, if possible, a greater blackguard than I I approached them cautiously, and was and how worse than useless were all the accord to the hospital and reported himself >'
had myself become. And so I got more received in a friendly way. We rubbed our tortures he was inflicting on me. wounded.

THE MODERN NEBUCHADNEZZAR. and more degraded, and into worse noses together, and-I was even allowed to At last, in spite of his treatment, and Sot happened that I was saved to endureall
and worse company, and my temper pick at an armful of hay that had been provided merely in consequence of the rest which was the miseries of that horrible winter
Some years ago, while traveling in a re became more and more brutal, and I was for them. permitted me, I got well enough to be con- when we used to be kept toiling with heavy
mote part of Italy, I made the acquaintanceof always getting drunk and fighting and being Soon, however'I found myself an object sidered sound. My master fortunately had burdens of shot and shell through miles of
a singular character. He was a middle taken up by the police. So it was no of attention on'\lie part of the gypsies. sense enough to perceive that I was not up snow and mud ; when we lay at night in
aged Englishman, who had almost becomean great fall when I made acquaintance with a With the usual treachery which' man employs to his weight, as indeed, no horse really was. the snow, and had often nothing but snow
Italian, and who might have attracted gang of thieves, and was persuaded to join in his dealings with what he is pleasedto So I was again sold and this time to a young to eat. I saw hundreds of horses fall and
little attention, had it not been for the horseon them in a burglary. I had to wait outside call the lower animals, one of them ap- cavalry officer who had come down to hunt i die around me, and envied their fate. But
whose back he traveled most beautiful with a horse and trap while they went in proached me with a measure of oats and the with the staghounds.I my seven years of penal servitude had not
Arab, which he treated with an affectionate for the plate. And, as it turned out, they softest words he could muster, while another was taken to his stables, and presently yet expired, aryl I could not die.
gentleness which I have never seen equaled half murdered an old gentleman, and I got followed close behind him with a halter. his young wife came to see the new horse. The story of my wonderful instinct, as
in Europe. In fact, the confidential friend caught, and was tried before a Judge, and, The dry food looked very tempting after the To my utter amazement I recognized my they called it, obtained for me some little
ship between the man and his horse was I being well known to the police," I was wet and scanty herbage of the moor, and I own sister, whom I had not seen for some consideration in that time of cruelty. Andso
similiar to that which we sometimes observein sentenced to seven years' penal servitude. was almost inclined to sell my liberty for a years, during which she had been living it happened that I lived ail through the
the case of a favorite dog.It After a short stay in jail I was sent with feed of oats. However, I was not quite so with the guardian with whom I had chosento war, and into the quiet time that succeeded
happened that we were both detainedfor others to the convict prison at Dartmoor. I foolish, and, with a snort and a toss of the quarrel. I had cared little for her in those it, and was one of the few horses that were
a couple of days at a wayside inn on ac can't describe the misery with which this head, I turned round flung up my heels, days, as indeed I had cared for nothing but brought back to England.
count of a bridge having been broken down part of my existence struck me, though I arid was soon out of sight. But the craving my own selfish pleasures. But now the case There was welcome enough for the Cri
by the sudden swelling of a mountain tor have suffered worse things since. THe cold, for company still kept me in the neighbor- was completely altered. I felt all the gen- mean heroes, but no thought for the horses
rent, and thus we became more intimate gloomy granite building: with its inscription hood of the encampment, and I could hear tleness, the longing for sympathy, which who had borne the worst part of the work
than might have been expected at first, especially *4 Parcere Rtibjectis," (it had better have the gypsies express their admiration of me is natural to most horses. And my sister and the suffering, and without whom the
as the usual English reserve had been, *4 Lasdate ogni speranza",) the constant as a.h proper beauty," mixed with less polite was one of those rare beings who have a victory could never have been achieved. In
been intensified in my companion by long 'wet, the hard work, to which I had never language. peculiar insight into the nature of animals, the confusion that followed the battle of
habits of loneliness. been accustomed, and which blistered my It was not long before they determined on who sympathize with all their feelings, and Balaklava I had become mixed with the or-
When we were at last enabled to resume hands and made all my bones ache, the absence another course of action. They caught two seem able to read their thoughts. She dinary troops, and was no longer recognizedas
our respective journeys, he invited me to of every kind of comfort, the society of their own horses, saddled, bridled, and stroked my nose with her little soft hand, an officers charger. When we were inspected -
spend a few days with him at his home, a of the most foul-minded and foul-tongued mounted themt and started to circumvent which appeared to exercise over me a kind on our return to England, I, with
beautiful little nook on the coast of the reprobates, the absolute privation of all 1 me,taking care to approach me from oppo- of mesmeric influence. I returned her kind many others, was pronounced unfit for service -
Adriatic. There he had now been estab news from the outer world, all these things site sides. I .Iau&e4] inwardly at such an I greeting as best I could with my velvety ,and not worth bringing home. Amonga
lished for some years, employing himself i in must strike hard on any one, but struck attempt, feeling Conscious of strength and upper lip and my poor dumb: tongue. She number of cast-off horses I was sent to be
the cultivation of a few acres of ground with ten-fold effect on one who had not swiftness that would not be matched by any got me some bread and carrots, and I was sold by auction, and was bought for a very
and in the study of a few books, and avoid long before been accustomed to the soft life} horse with the weight of a rider on his back. soon installed as her prime favorite. Her small price by a cab proprietor, in whom, to
ing all society except that of an Italian gar of a gentleman. I had been used to every So I easily shot away from them, and then husband was a good-natured sort of a fel- I my indignation and horror, I recognized my
dener and his wife, of the beautiful horseI species of indulgence, and even in my cab- stopped and looked round, letting them approach low, fond of horses and dogs in the ordinary former employer.
have already mentioned, and of a scarcely driving period I had found comfort in my me, and then starting off again, and way, and one who would not willingly ill- *4 Do as you would be done by," is a maxim
'_ less intelligent dog. gin and my pipe. Now everything of this in fact amusing myself by luring them on treat an animal], except in the way of sport. inculcated upon children. I now experi-
There are some persons who have a gift of kind was prohibited, and though the rule to the middle of the moor. But he had not the peculiar gift possessed by enced its converse. I was done by as I did.
unconsciously inspiring confidence i in might sometimes be evaded by those con However, they were more cunning than my sister, and was inclined to laugh when Many cabmen are good fellows enough, but
others, and who therefore find themselves victs who were able to bribe a warder, any I. Gradually we reached a part of the she descanted on the human expression my master was not one of them. Even the
obliged to receive confessions and accept such infraction of regulation was most moor where the ground was even rougher that she discovered in my eyes. She was sufferings:: of the Crimea were scarcely as
trusts, often of a somewhat embarrassingnature. severely punished.I than the rest and more encumbered with probably ignorant of the speculations of bad as the cruelty of London. I was stabled
And thus it happened that m I was mad with rage and fury, and resolved boulders. Seeing a smooth piece of bright Pythagoras and Empedoces! perhaps even in a stall that was no better than a dungI -
new friend, who had not for some years to try to escape, even though I green turf, I naturally made for it. It gave of the story of Circe. Her imagination had I heap, dark and suffocating with the most
spoken to any countrymen of his own, might be hanged for it. way beneath my feet, and I found myself lighted upon a doctrine which I believe to foetid odors. When I was taken out the
poured into my ears, before I had left his One dark winter's day a party of us were plunged deep into a Dartmoor bog. be true, that it is not uncommon fur the light almost blinded me. From morning
remote cottage, a story so strange that I can working on the moor as usual. A thick Notwithstanding his greatsize and strength soul of a man to be imprisoned in an ani- until night my lot was hard work, little
hardly expect my readers to credit it, as I bank of fog came sweeping up, and the war a horse is essentially a timid animal. His mal, as a measure of punishment, or of pur- food, and constant flogging. I soon wasted
scarcely know whether to believe it mvself. der, who well knew the danger of it,orderedus organization is as delicate as that of a young gatory. away, and felt with a bitter kind of satisfaction -
All I can say is that it was told to me in a to fall in at once, in order to march back lady. Anyone can understand this who In a material point of view I was now that this could not last long. I be-
manner perfectly free from wildness or ex to the prison. I watched my opportunitywhen observes the extreme sensitiveness of his happy enough. I was kindly treated by came covered with raw places, to which the :.
aggeration, and that I could trace no symptom he was looking another way, and ear and eye. Though I still retained the everybody and was daily petted and fed by friction of the harness and the constant: application
of delusion or hallucination in the con swinging my spade round felled him by a memory of my human condition, I was my sister. My sole duty was to carry her of the whip added indescribable
duct of the solitary. tremendous blow on the back of his head, now to all intents and purposes a horse. I when she rode, a duty which her light form torture. I was now taken out only at nightto
.j Further he intrusted to my care a manu and then ran for my life. was surprised at ray own nervousness and and light hand made a pleasure. My hu- escape the observation of the Society for
script in which he had recorded the principal Not far from the place where we had beenworking want of presence of mind. man memory told me exactly when I ought the Prevention of Cruelty. I heard my
points, of his story, and left it to my discretion there was a bank built up of earth While I was struggling in the bog, the to go off, and I became known as the most owner say that I was not worth my keep
to publish it if I thought fit. For him and turf, after the manner of Devonshire, gypsies rapidly passed a halter over my perfect lady's horse ever seen. and I knew that it was intended simply to
self, he was persuaded that every tie that and for this I made. Just as I was scrambling head, and then fetched some ropes and I. Mentally,however, I suffered much. That work me to death.
had bound him to England had been so up it I heard the crack of a rifle, anda planks, by means of which, aided by my sad, beseeching look, which my sister no- One night my driver took up a fare near
effectually severed that his identificationwas bullet grazed my l leg and dropped with a own struggles, I was at last brought to terra ticed in my eyes, was the only way I had of Marlborough House. When we reached our
impossible. He was of opinion, too, thud into the bank. I got safely over, rums firma. I was so exhausted and so dirty thatI expressing what I felt. I was filled with a destination I happened to look around ami
that the publication might be desirable, a bled into a deep dry ditch on the other side, was only too glad to submit to be groomedand constant longing to tell her my story, and recognized my former master, the clergyman. -
experiences similar to his own have been and doubled along it as fast as my 1 legs cleaned, which operations took place to reveal to her who I really was. The impossibility His quick eye also recognized me,
the lot of many human beings, though very could carry me. I was dimly conscious of amid many expressions of admiration on of doing this was a bitter pain to and I heard him say, Why,that horse once
few have survived them. I think, there two warders clearing the bank and plung the part of the gypsies. me. I believe, as I said before, that many belonged to me! He looks down on his
fore, that it will be best to allow him to tell 1 ing straight on into the fog beyond, which I was now tied up and had a bucket of persons have ben placed in a position sim- luck, poor fellow f Be kind to him, cabby,
his story almost in his own words : grew thicker every moment. Of them I saw water and a good feed of oats. My spirits ilar to mine, but the power of speech has and here's sixpence extra for you." My
I was the only son of a gentleman of no more. I fled on at my best pace, until I revived, and I resolved to make an attempt been allowed to them only in a very few driver grinned and proceeded to the next
11 moderate fortune, and, though I had one was utterly exhausted, and dropped downin to regain my liberty at the very first oppor instances. Some of these are recorded in public house.
sister, I was always spoiled, especially by a hollow sheltered by a scanty growth of tunity. the early history of Rome, but the case of At last the end came. One night I was
ray mother. From my earliest years I was heather. Hungry, thirsty, wet, faint and In the afternoon my masters proceeded to Balaam's ass is, perhaps, the best authenti- toiling along as usual, when a complete
c fond of animals, in the sense of killing miserable, I yet felt a satisfaction in the} try their new horse. A saddle was placedon cated. faintness came over me, and I fell "all of a
them or using them for amusement, beginning hope that I had regained my liberty, and I my back,a bit was forced into my mouth, Evil days were now approaching. I no- heap." My driver tried to arouse me by a
by tormenting flies and teasing cats. fell asleep more soundly than I had ever and a young gypsy jumped into the pig- ticed that my sister now rode seldom and most unmerciful flogging, but I felt little
I was sent to a good private school, where I slept on a prison bed. skin. I reared, plunged, kicked, buck- more seldom.: She was evidently becoming of it. My seven years of penal servitudewere
learned something and acquired a certain I actually slept till sunrise. When I : jumped, and did all I could to unseat him. ill. I was tried in harness, and, I need not at last over. I closed and
taste for Latin and English poetry, which opened my eyes a fresh breeze was blowing He was a good rider, though a brutal one, say, behaved my best. Then I was driven knew no more. my eyes
never entirely deserted me, and which has away the fog of the night before, and the and I suffered severely from his whip and by her in a light carriage. But soon even When I next regained consciousness. I
revived more strongly than ever the loneliness moor was looking beautiful.as it can look on spurs as well as from the horrible bit in this exertion became too much for her. and found myself Ivins on the crass in the
of my later years. Thence I went to a one of those fine days that visit the English my mouth. Half mad with rage and pain, she failed away rapidly. She used to be Green Park. The sun was rising on a brilliant -
public school, where I forgot a great deal of Siberia. I stretched my stiff limbs and tried I at last reared higher than ever, overbal- wheeled out to the stables to feed and caress May morning, and the world of London -
what I knew and acquired considerable to rub my eyes. Strange td say, I found anced myself, and fell back on my rider. me, but at last the day came when she said was awaking to work and pleasure.I .
knowledge of a different kind. I was bullied that my hand could not reach my head. He was a good deal hurt, but did not let go farewell, with many tears on both sides. I stretched myself, rubbed and
when I was a small boy, and became a However, I found no difficulty in stretchingmy the bridle, and the other gypsies came up heard her make her husband promise neverto felt myself all over. I was again my eyes.a man,
most decided bully myself as soon as I grew head down to meet my hand. But my and secured me.I part with me, and I saw-her no more. strong and well, and not old. I was
into a big boy. My taste for cruelty becamepidl hand felt strangely hard and rough. It had, now heard them call me a vicious brute, But I soon heard that all was over, and I dressed in a stable suit such very as is worn by
r\ developed, not only at the expense in fact, become horse's hoof.I and decide to break me in regularly. So followed her remains to the grave. grooms. After a little consideration it
of my school-fellows, but also at that o I started up. I was broad awake now. I now I had indeed a period of penal servi- Her husband was broken-hearted, and I to me that the only thing I was appeared tit-
birds, cats, rats frogs, or any other unfortunate found myself standing on four legs. I '.tude," such as was never contemplated believe looked forward with satisfaction to for was the company of horses. I proceeded
creature that came into my power. In stretched out my back, turned my head by the judge who sentenced me. They the prospect of flinging his life away in the to a livery stable in Duke-street, which I
a the holidays the same taste found a more round, and took a general survey of my !legs "lunged' me, put a dumb jockey on war that was now commencing. He kept had known in former times, and applied for
legitimateexpression in hunting, shooting and body. There could be no doubt aboutit. tied up one of my feet, and kept me me'l his promise not to part with me, but to himI employment.The .
and fishing. They were the legs and body of a horse. ing on three legs, brought me on my was only a horse, nor indeed was there master looked me over sharply and
Soon after I had attained the age.of eight Though I retained a clear recollection of and adopted all the devices by which men any reason for peculiar care of me at a time then said.4I old story, I suppose-no ":
and when I was just about to leav what I had been. I must somehow
7 een, have convince horses of'their inferiority. when the blood of thousands of better men character. Well, look as if knew !
you you
school, I had the misfortune to lose my acquired the mind of a horse as well as that Meanwhile, I had full time to reflect on than I had ever been was poured out like something about horses. Do think
father. From that time I broke loose from of a man. I did not feel so much aston- my position, and to make up my mind to water. He made me his charger, and I ac- i could do anything with this one you?" you 'j
all control. He had always been too indulgent ished as might be expected. The first idea accept the inevitable. I saw that it was im- cepted my fate as inevitable.The He then opened the half-door of a loose
to me, but I had a certain respect for that occurred to me was to find out what possible for a horse to live in a wild state in delicate organization of a horse makes box and a savage black horse darted his head
him, and, had he lived, I should no doubt my face was like. I fancied that the .old any part of England. I saw also that I was the noise and smoke of battle, and even of out, glared wildly around, and snapped at
have complied with his wish that I should stories of Centaurs might perhaps be true, far too valuable an animal for the gypsiesto mimic battle, inexpressibly hateful to him.} us. I caught his head between my hands, I
go to the university and perhaps have en and that I might possibly have become half keep for their 'own purposes, so I concluded My first field-day was very painful, but that breathed into his nostrils, and whispered into j
tered a profession. But now I was my own man and half horse. that the best thing I could do was to I was a trifle compared with what followed. his ear. The vicious animal, as he was
master My mother was in feeble health, Not far' off there was a small pool of water. behave quietly and get sold to a gentleman, The regiment was ordered to the Crimea, and called because he had endeavored to struggle
and too broken in spirit to direct my courseor I trotted over to it, and I looked at my re- when I might probably be kindly treated, I was placed with many other horses on against ill treatment, whinnied with pleas-
to refuse me anything that I wanted, flection. The notion of the Centaur van though I must resign all hopes of liberty. board a troopship.The ure, and began to "nuzzle" me with his
Mv other guardian tried for some time to ished. I found juyself in all respects a Things turned out as I expected. As soon life of a domesticated horse is only nose and prehensile lip.
save me from myself, but the insolence with horse. I was a bright chestnut horse, young as I was at all presentable, the gypsies were tolerable when he has a loose box in which Well, that's a rum upper go," said the master.
which I met his proposals soon convinced and strong, broad-chested, clean-limbed, most anxious to sell me, knowing that they he can turn. To be tied up in an ordinarystall "I have heard of that dodge, but never saw-
him that it was useless for him to interfere with brilliant eyes and flowing mane. I would probably be suspected of having especially when it is a sloping one, is it before. I'll give you fifteen shillings a
So I had my own way, surrounded myself took a deep draught of water, and felt fresh stolen me. So one of them took me to a little better than prolonged torture. But i week young man, and if you're worth more
with horses and dogs, hunted, shot, attended and well. fair, and sold me at a price which was no even that lot is enviable, compared with the you shall have more."
p races, began to bet, and was proud to make Strange to 'say, my first sensations were doubt important to them, but which seemedto indescribable sufferings endured on board a I was hungry and by no means in a po
acquaintance with some sporting charac by no means unpleasant. Inthe, first place, me extremely small. troop-ship. However, -most of us survived sition to bargain, so I accepted his offer and



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have seen a small boy who could not making handsome progress in South Caro- TENNESSEE BEEF A SPECIALTY, o .

swim a stroke propel himself back and forth lina. Under the State law, the sale of intoxicating BROOM STREET WHARF M -
across a deep, wide pond by means of a board liquors of every kind is prohibited o =Nn
that would not sustain five pounds' weight. absolutely, excepting in the incorporatedcities 19-tf FERNANDINA, FLA.
Children and all others should have practicein towns and villages. In such places, W

the sustaining power of water. In nine intoxicating liquors may be sold upon the LOUIS A. C. LANGE, o
cases out of ten the knowledge that to be payment to the county of the sum of $100, i; I A
able to sustain a pound weight is all that is in addition to whatever license may be ri uaLow atheLowelt p

necessary to keep one's head above water charged by the city, town or village. Fruits UPHOLSTERER .
will serve better in emergencies than the prepared with spirituous liquors, bitters or 4 ENDAII'S .

greatest experience as a swimmer. A person other beverages of which spirituous liquors Foot of Centre Street, TO ARRIVE : SQAV t CugE ,#
unfamiliar with the buoyant power of water form an ingredient, come under the head of
will naturally try to climb on the top of the intoxicating liquors, and stand on the same FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. BARRELS POTATOES. -
floating object on which he tries to save footing. Provision is made for what is 500 :MOST SUCCESSFUL REMEDY
himself. If it is large enough, that is all known as "local option in the places Furniture repaired in the best manner. 500 BARRELS POTATOES. I discovered, as it is certain in its
right. But it is generally not large enough, where intoxicating liquors may be sold. Hair Mattresses made to order at short effects and does not blister. READ PROOF

and half of the struggling group is often When one-third of the voters in any such notice. 36 MUST BE SOLD AT ONCE. BELOW.
drowned in the desperate scramble of a life- town, or village, petition for an election,
and-death struggle to climb on top of a pieceof upon a question of License," or '* No Li- JAMES McGIFFIN, FRED W. HOYT & CO.
wreck or other floating object, not large cense," for the sale of intoxicating liquors Saved Him 180000.
enough to keep them all entirely above water. a special election to determine the questionmust AND BUILDER,
This often happens when pleasure boats be held on or about December 1st, and B. NOYES, ADAMS N. Y., January 30, 1882.

capsize. All immediately want to get out if a majority of votes, at the special election, Alachua Street, between Second and Third, A (Successor to W. A. SANBORN) Dr. B. J. Kendall & Co.:
used deal of
of the water on top of the overturned or are in favor of "No License" no license GENTs-Having a good your
half filled boat, and all are drowned except for the sale of intoxicating liquors shall FERNANDINA, FLA. Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Kendall's Spavin Cure with great success. I
those the wrecked craft will wholly bear thought I would let you know what it has
i be granted for the ensuing year. Under Orders and estimates from a distance care-
up. If they would simply trust the waterto these provisions a number of elections have fully attended to. 25-tf GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, SHIP STORES, done for me. Two years ago I had as speedya
sustain ninety-nine hundredths of the I been recently held in different parts of the I II I colt as was ever raised in Jefferson county.
weight of their bodies and the disabledboat State. CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS, HAY, GRAIN, When I was breaking him he kicked over
the other hundredth, they mightall O. S. OAKES, the crossbar and got fast and tore one of his
According to the reports that the News
i j Corner of Second and Centre Streets, near all I the best
hind to employed
be saved under most circumstances. An Courier has received, the voters of no less CONTRACTOR legs pieces.
AND BUILDER, Steamboat Landing, all said he .
overturned or water-filled wooden boat will than thirteen cities, towns and villages have farriers but they was spoiled.He
sustain more people in this way than it will decided in favor of "No License," and the FERNL"DINA, FLORIDA. had a very large thorough-pin and I
carry. It would keep the heads above waterof citizens of six have voted in favor of "Li- MANDFACTURES used two bottles of your Kendall's Spavin

as many people as could get their handson cense." In the parlance of the day, the no- DOORS AND WINDOW FRAMESOF Owner and Agent for Schooner Silas C. Cure, and it took the bunch entirely off,and .
the gunwale. These are simple facts, and the he sold afterwards for$1800 (dollars). I have
license towns are known as Dry. ALL SIZES. Evans. Special rates for Merchandise in
easily learned and may some day save your license towns are known as "Wet." The large quantities. used it for bone spavins and wind-galls, andit
Post Office Box 174.
has cured and left'the
life.-Albany Journal following table shows the total populationof jan4 'Fernandina, Fla Agent for Hazard Manufacturing Compa- smooth.It always.
the cities and towns in which elections ny's CHAMPION BARBED 'VIRE-the leg
THE CHEROKEE ROSE. is a splendid medicine for rheumatism.I .
I have recently been held. Wherever we are best in the world.
A pleasing feature of Florida is the beau- not able to give the population of the town, Agent for B.F. AVERY'S CELEBRATED have recommended it to a good many With-, and
LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS. all it does the work. I was in
tiful and fragrant Cherokee rose that aboundsin we give the population of the township, PLOWS. they say
Kneeland's in Adams
the whole peninsula. The Cherokee tribeof and mark such place with an asterisk. The Local Agent for BANK OF JACKSONVILLE erington drug ,
Indians dwelt from 200 to 1,000 miles far- population is taken from the United States Commissioner's Sale. 33 the other day, and saw a very fine pictureyou
them. I tried to buy it, but could
ther north, in what is now North Georgia, census of 1880:
in VIRTUE OF AN ORDER OF THE not; they said if I would write to you that
and in adjacent regions now comprised DRY.
County Court in and for the County of yon would send me one. I wish you would,
Tennessee and North Carolina. How came *Allendale ...... 2,580 Yorkville....... 1,330 STOVES TIN-WARE ETC.
Nassau, Florida, I will sell to the highest and I will do you all the good I can.
the Florida rose to bear the name of Chero- Ninety-Six. ..... 468 Bamberg........ 648 bidder in front of the Court-House in the Very respectfully. E. S. LYMAN.Kendall's .
kee? The legend is that the Seminoles, living Marion............ 824Winnsboro' Greenwood...... 745Graham's. County of Nassau Florida on the first Mon- W. P. STREETY,

in the low country now Florida, wenton ..... 1,500 ......... ...... day in January A. D. 1884 the followingreal
the war path against the Cherokees. en- Spartanburg.... 2,353 Martin's DepotHcCormick .. ...... estate belonging to the estate of Nelson Second Street, opposite the Post-Office, Cure.
tered their country and fought a battle. A Orangeburg..... 2,140 ....... ...... deceased-sold to debts said Spavin
young Seminole brave was taken prisonerand Blackstock..... 56 Ridge Spring..... 130 lands situated and lying and being in the ,
carried to the wigwam of a Cherokee Chester.... ...... 1,899 \ Maycsville........ 396 County of Nassau and State of Florida de- ON HUMAN FLESH.
chief. He was doomed to be put to death. Union ...... ...... 1,267 Williston........ 426 scribed follows That of Little
But the custom of the tribe was not to exe- as : portion VEVAY, IND., August 12, 1881.

cute captives when sick. The young war- Total................. ........................16,7 62 Pine Island known three as Section North ((47)of) forty- 1: Dr. B. J. Kendall & Co.:
rior being sick was spared until he should seven, Township ((3)) Range : GENTS-Sample of circulars received to-
recover when death would be inflicted on WET. (28) twenty-eight East, that is contained in "M ;i iy day. Please send me some with my imprint,

him. The chief had a daughter who at- Sumter........... 2,011 Blackville........ 684 Lets ((1)) one. one and a half ((11)), two ((2)) I Yrl printed on one side only. The Kendall's
tended him in his illness and the two fell Greenville........ 6.160 .Manning....... 1,440 three ((3)), three and a half ((31)), six ((6)), andseven Spavin Cure is in excellent demand with us,

in love. When convalescent and able to Elko ............... 149 Nichols............ 122 ((7)) according to map showing the sub- IAi and not only for animals but for human
travel, the young brave determined, with divisions of said island, containing 23 77-100 r .nB u{ 1 ailments also. :Mr. Jos. Voris, one of the

her connivance, to make his escape and return Total.............. .. .........................10,566In acres, more or less. leading farmers in our county, sprained an
to his own people. She consented to the towns and villages, the names of Terms cash, purchaser to pay for titles.J. ankle badly, and knowing the value of the

elope with him. One dark night they which are given in italics, the sale of liquorsis A. EDWARDS, t ,RNINT remedy for horses,tried it on himself, and it
started from her father's abode. prohibited by statute. Both Manning Commissioner. did far better than he had expected; cured
After they had gone some distance the and Blackville went "dry" at the election Fernandina, Fla., December 8, 1883. the sprain in very short order.

young woman stopped and expressed an last year, and have changed to wet. The Yours respectfully, C. 0. THIEBAND.Price .
earnest desire to go back to her home and most exciting contests were in Greenvilleand Sheriff's Sale. $1 per bottle, or 6 bottles for $5. All

bear away some memento of the place. Re- in Sumter. In Greenville there appearsto AND BY VIRTUE OF AN ;'..... ... lr.. druggists have it or can get it for you, or it
tracing their steps,she plucked a small rose- have been considerable fraudulent votingon UNDER issued out of the Circuit Court, will be sent to any address on receipt of

bush that she brought away. They carriedit the part of the liquor dealers, and after in and for Nassau County, and to me directed STOVES, HEATERS, RANGERS.TIN price by the Proprietors DR. B. J. KEN
to the Seminole country where, being the election the families of some of the in a certain suit wherein Riley E. Robinson DALL & CO., Enosburgh Falls, Vt.
planted, it grew and flourished. From this leading advocates of "No License" were is plaintiff, and Margaret E. Bristol AND SHEET-IRON WARE Send for Illustrated Circular.

root the varietv was propagated, and, in shamefully treated by a gang of drunken and V. R. Bristol, her husband, and the Sold all
course of time, it spread through the peninsula rowdies. The election in Sumter, it is said Florida Town Improvement Company are ROOFING AND GUTTERING, by Druggists.

where it thrives and blooms at the will be protested on the ground of illegality, defendants, I have levied upon and will sell, PUMPS, DRIVEN WELLS, ETC
present day. It is universally styled the and there is talk of petitioning the Legisla- in front of the Court-House in the City of obtained for new inventions

Cherokee rose.-Galvcston News.A ture to prohibit by law the sale of liquorsin Fernandina, on Monday, the 7th day of A large stock of Stoves on hand. Give mea PATENTS or for improvements in old

the town. While Blackville, in Barnwell January, A. D..1884, the following described call, and compare my prices with those of ones. Caveats, Infringements, TradeMarksand :
new and brilliant electric head-light for county has changed from "dry" to property, to-wit: Lots eleven, twelve, and other houses, here or elsewhere. all patent business promptly attendedto.
locomotives is being quietly perfected by a wet," it should be noted that at the recent thirteen, in Block 150, described in a map of INVENTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN

modest inventor of Indianapolis, who does primary election in Barnwell county, to ob- the City of Fernandina, Nassau County, as THE CELEBRATED REJECTED may still, in most cases, be pat-
not care to have his name made known un- tain the sense of the people of the whole lithographed in 1857. ented by us. Being opposite the U. S. Pat-

til a public exhibition has placed it beyondthe i county on the liquor question, the vote for Terms cash, purchaser paying for titles. ttI ent Office, and engaged in PATENT BUSI-
possibility of failure. The light will Prohibition, or "No License," was 1,635; JOHN A. ELLERMANN, tt NESS EXCLUSIVELY, we can secure pat-
equal the light of 4,000 candles. At presenta and against prohibition, 272. Sheriff Nassau County. I MONITOR OIL STOVES I ents in less time than those who are remote

twenty-candle light is the best that can be The cities, towns and villages, in which Fernandina, Fla., December 8. 1883. tt tt from Washington.When .
produced. It will light the track for a mile! the "No License" system prevails, are few Inventors send model or sketch,

brilliantly, and the light will be full andcontinuous. in number but the number is steadily in Commissioner's Sale. FOR SALE BY we make search in the Patent Office, and
The generator or dynamo will creasing. They who conscientiously
advise as to its patentability free of charge
be run by steam at the will of the VIRTUE
engineer. cate the prohibition of the sale of intoxica- BY
Court in and for the of FRED W. HOYT & CO. Correspondence confidential; fees reason-
will be County ,
located the air brake and
opposite ting liquors, are not likely to change their
able and -
Nassau I will sell to the highest bidder in ;
will not these ,
take much
up as room. By opinion; and it is not surprising that they
front of the Court-House in the of
same machines, depots, bridges, crossingsand should, by reason of their earnestness and County ST. JOSEPH'S ACADEMY, refer by permission to The City Post-
tunnels Nassau Florida,on the first Monday in Jan-
will be Exfending
lighted. make converts. The
along the track for a half mile in both directions perseverance local option, stem, combined many with the pro- uary, A. D. 1884, the following real estate, Fernandina, Fla. master, and to the Superintendent of the
Post-Office : Order Division in Wash-
of Andrew Brad- Money
belonging to the estate J.
will be electric wire connected with
an hibition in the rural gives
the lamps in tunnels and bridges; then extending for disseminating, prohibitionviews every dock, deceased situate and being in the THIS INSTITUTION, UNDER THE ington. For special references circular,service -
down ward from the the opportunity county of Nassau Florida : that is forty of the SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH, terms, etc., addressC.
dynamo on without bringing the question into
of the Francis Wood in town- is located in of the healthiest A. SNOW & CO.,
engine, the brush will be arranged to touch State politics. The local elections in this acres grant, pleasantly one
2 25 east bounded follows of Florida. Opp.Patent Office. Washington,D.C. 2t
the wire as soon as it is reached. This will are safety valves which it would not ship north range as portions
way On the east section 15 north by The building which was erected especiallyfor
light up the object ahead, and as soon as the be discreet to remove, or fasten down.- : : by ,
crush leaves the wire on the other side the Charleston News and Courier. i lands of Florida Railroad, and on the west a Boarding School, is large and airy.
light goes out. A public exhibition will be by main run of Summerlin's Branch, the The Course of Instruction is thorough and PATENTS1CUNN
given soon. : line commencing at the Transit Railroad solid, comprising, both in English and
COTTAGE one-quarter of a mile from the southeast cor- French, all the branches of a good educa-
Mrs. Peter Schinsky is one of those Austin LUCY ner of the grant; thence north 20 chains toa tion. Board, Tuition, Washing, Bed and & CO.,of the Scmmnc A.HDIC.AN'L.CO,
tinue to act Solicitors for Patents
ladies who take much better care of their Seventh-St., near Egmont Hotel, stake; thence west 80 chains to run of Bedding, per quarter, $40.50. Music Les- Marks, Copyrights as for the United Cavea5
animal pets than they do of their children. of branch; thence the run of branch south- sons, with use of Instrument, $12.00. England.France free.Germany,etc.
She has got a pet poodle by the name of FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. eat to the railroad ; thence along the rail Plain Sewing and every variety of Fancy Patents Patents sent obtained through Thlrty-tleven-"ears'exper1ence.MDNN&CO.are noticedin
Kldbo. Yesterday Mrs. Schinsky's little boy, road to starting point. Work taught without additional charge. the SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN,the largest best and
asked his mother: "Shall I give Fido Offers pleasant rooms well furnished,withor Terms cash. Purchaser to pay for titles.J. Payments required in advance. most Weekly.widely Splendid circulated engravings scientific and paper.Interesting$i20ayear.in-
tins p I ece of sugar he is begging for?" "]10, without board. Table Boarders will be A. EDWARDS, Schools will reopen October 1st, 1883. formation. Specimen copy of the Scientific American -

my child, it might spoil his teeth. Eat It'ourself accommodated; also transient. Commissioner. I For further particulars, apply to the Acad- AMERICAN sent free.Office Address 261 Broadway MUNN New&CO.J:,ork.THE SCIENTIFIC.
3 Bobby.-Texas Siftings. 2 Miss LUCY 0. THOMPSON. Fernandina,Fla., December 4, 1883. emy. 42


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THE_. FLORIDA MlKEOE. I opinion which should be as free as the expression COMMENCEMENT AT FAIRMOUNT Georgia side of the swamp at the nominal. NEWS NOTES. --

-- of any other opinion. MONT EAGLE TENN.To cost of $100,000, while the entire area can

Politicians are quite willing to endeavorto the Editor of the Florida Mirror: probably be drained at a cost not exceeding
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1883. $25,000. This would] be
further their own ends by attempting to a splendid trade for CONGRESS.
The annual commencement at Fairmountis the syndicate, rivaling some of the most :Mahone and
get the help of those who take the sideor Riddleberger now vote
DEFECTS IN OUR ASSESSMENT one always an interesting event to its friends, brilliant speculations of the railroad kings. ularly with the re-
SYSTEM. the other of a purely social question. and it has been unusually so this year. The Six hundred thousand acres of land, withinten Republicans in the Senate
There is really no reason why any such miles of tide water, on the St. Mary's I on every question.The .
The public sentiment of the State,we think, question should enter into at all. weather on the appointed day, December12th river, well-drained, and most of it six to Republican Senate with
was unexpectedly fine, and eight feet deep in the aid of
is now virtually united in deeming the as- a large decayed vegetable matter Mahone
sembling of a Constitutional Convention The existing law whether wise or otherwise audience was in attendance from the Uni- (Gillmore's Report),should be worth at least and Riddleberger have removed all 1
!, cannot be changed or repealed until $5 per acre, and this would foot up 3000000. of the officers of the Senate and in
of the South and other
versity points in the
to revise of State
system These
necessary the Legislature meets in 1885. It should be facts, when properly set before the publicans in their place. The
government.We vicinity. The exercises opened with Part I. people of the State, will probably suggest to officers
cannot afford longer to remain the fairly observed until changed. of the concert, under the direction of Mme. the syndicate the propriety of relinquishing are: Secretary, Anson McCook, of Xew

De its design, or to raise its bid to approximateat York; Charles W. Johnson, of Minnesota
Barry. The musical
of in department has ,
solitary exception a people deprived a
THE PLANT RAILWAY SYSTEM.The least $500,000.It Chief Clerk; Rev. Elias DeWitt
large degree of the powers of local govern- long enjoyed a wide and well-deserved repu- will doubtless be argued before the Washington Huntley, of

ment, dependent upon a single executive Tavares Herald, in an article whichwe tation and popularity, but never has it Legislature that the canal charter should not of North ,Chaplain; William P.Canada Y,

head for the absolute appointment of every copy in another column, presents in a made so brilliant an impression as at the be renewed because the first section of the Carolina, Sergeant-at-Arms.
. clear and forcible the work has not been completed,and that there :Mr. Beck the
manner exposed
State and county officer except constables.The prospective two public concerts of this year. Between is no inconsistency of the

inefficiency of this system is injuri- operation of the railway combinations and Parts I. and II. of the concert came the within apparent the time prospect prescribed of by its the completion charter; Republican Senators by reading from their

ously felt in the matter of our revenue connections now being arranged and carried commencement exercises proper. Upon the but it must be remembered that only within speeches: in 1879,against the removal of any

system. Upon the due arrangement of the into effect by the Plant Investment Com- spacious stage were. seated the Bishop of the last two or three years has capital been of the officers of the Senate for political rea

pany. Early in the present the Mirror Tennessee to any extent attracted to Southern invest- sons, and concluded by saying
taxing power of a government is largely year in his robes, the ViceChancellorof ment, and that the opposition and discour- :

based the prosperity and contentment of a dwelt at some length on the same facts and the University ,of the South ; Rev. Dr. agement such a project would inevitably that"Mr.the President, it amounts just to this;

people. drew the same inferences when the results DuBose, Sewanee 'Chaplain of the School, meet with from the overwhelming power of in its professions Republican and party its can be very loud

which are now so apparent were not then and Mr. Silas the railroads rendered every effort difficult, its protestations, and
The whole country now feels itself burdened so McBee Principal of Fair- if not entirely abortive, for the present time. clamor, when the Democracy see fit to do

with an undue weight of taxation imposed evident to the public mind. mount. The valedictory, .... was read by Miss The advantages of cheap water transportation anything they hope to make political cap},
out of but
under the 'constitutional power of The Plant system seems now to tend to a E. Barton of Louisiana, after which the have had few advocates in this section, their civil, the moment they get in power,
raising revenue for the legitimate purposesof transfer of Florida products to Savannah annual address before the graduating class and capitalists absorbed in everywhere the railroad have been too pretenses that they rules are and going their to regard laws, their the I
deeply "boom"of
the Federal government, but under the rather than to Florida ports. This how- was delivered by Dr. DuBose. This was fol- a present day to look great forward and con- rights of men who faithfully discharge their

operations of an oppressive tariff so imposedas i ever, is not a necessary consequence, nor lowed by the conferring of a number of sider the necessities of the future. But the duty in the public service,are all disregarded, .

to favor special interests and to create a would it be in the power of the Plant, or medals and prizes by the Principal and masses of the people hold no speculative interest body especially who will when aid they them can in substitute some- I

any other system, to transfer our fruit and then the of the in any of the great enterprises under- where any way or any
lit fund in the Federal treasury far in excess of delivery diplomas with the taken, and their legislators should be in in their political campaigns,and they
the lawful demands or necessities of the products to Savannah if we could offer a benediction of thegraduates, by the Bishop. position to judge dispassionately between a do not care much how, or in what way."

Government. In addition to this heavy better ocean shipping-port. The differencenow This part of the entertainment was con- conflicting interests and while conceding

Federal taxation we have our State county in favor of Savannah is simply her cluded by an extremely appropriate and the widest sphere of usefulness to the one, D. C. HASKELL, member of Congress from

and municipal governments to support and I superior facilities for transportation by sea I happy address by Bishop Quintard in which scrupulously the progress to of avoid the other.It opposing. any obstacleto Kansas, died in Washington on Sunday

the aggregate forms a heavy tax percentageon afforded by the establishment of semiweekly he spoke most warmly of the high standard has long been a favorite project of the morning the 16th. The mortality of the

the people of the State.It lines of steamers to New York and which the school has always maintained of people of Southeastern Georgia to constructa members of the present Congress has been

is estimated at the North that the net Baltimore and weekly lines to Philadel- the home influences which surrounded its I barge canal through Okefinokee, not so unusual, and at least six days of the present

profit on agricultural investments does not phia and Boston. If a tri-weekly line of inmates, etc., ending with a high compli- provide much for a navigable the reclaiming waterway of the between lands as the to session will be consumed in the delivery of :

exceed 4 per cent. on the capital invested.It steamers was to run from Fernandina, ship- ment to :Mme. De Barry for the results accomplished Atlantic and the Gulf across the peninsulaof funeral orations over statesmen whose virtues -

is doubtful whether taking the ordinary pers would of course prefer this port and in the musical department.After Florida] and now to dispose of the lands have been wonderfully developed by an

products of farming at the South the net would require their freight to be brought this came Part II. of the concert and without canal attaching will be the to obligation cut off the to enterpriseand constructthe election to Congress. This custom of devoting -

profit exceeds 6 per cent. On town propertyit here. The sea distance from Fernandina to the audience dispersed: with the unanimous extinguish their hope altogether.The days to eulogistic addresses shouldbe

is estimated that 10 per cent. on the valueof New York is but a trifle greater than from and frequently-expressed conviction that at waters of the swamp are absolutely abolished. There should be a standing

the property is the lowest rental which Savannah, and the course is more direct. no school in the, South could a more success- necessary to supply the summit-level of the committee to whom the whole subject shouldbe

will pay the repair, wear and tear, insurance The steamer Cygnus has just made the run ful exhibition have been given of excellencein utilize canal, and the lands if drained and offby timbered parties: forests merely there to committed to report at the close of the

.etc., and leave 6 per cent. From this is from New York to St. John's bar in a little every department of school work and will remain no hope of gathering them session an obituary record.A .

to be taken taxation, State, county and over sixty hours and preference would nat- life. again_ for the use of a canal. The Legislature,

municipal, seldom less than 3 cent. in urally be given to a line from Fernandina Fairmount is six miles from the Univer- therefore, should not permit, much less be MENACING RAILROAD COMBI-
come a party to, so great a sacrifice of the
: towns and about 1 and 7-10 in the county. if sufficiently frequent.We sity of the South, of which its Principalwas future interest of the State and we do not NATION.The .

The importance of a careful and uniforms hope that the remedy being so apparent a distinguished graduate and after- think that it will. combination formed between the

'stem of valuation and assessment, which the railroad companies and steamshiplines wards a member of its Board of Trustees. Okefinokee and the barge canal, destinedin Plant Investment Company and the Flo-
the future rida Southern
to connect the Atlantic with Railway is
Company as important
forms the basis of taxation is self-evident. interested in Florida will carry out the The school has always enjoyed a high the
reputation mouth of the Mississippi river and deliver to those railroad systems as it is
Frequent and almost universal complaint is suggested increase of trips so as to place our and has a hopeful and useful future at Georgia ports a mighty volume of dangerous to Florida. Jacksonville cries out

made of inequalities of taxes, but the fault home port on a footing with Savannah.Mr. before it. D. products from the great central valley of the in alarm and rightly so, because ,Mr. Plant's
Plant doubt empire, are inseparable. Nature, no doubt, aim is to more completely control the transportation .
such direction
no give Sewanee, Tenn., Dec.18 1883.
lies in of assessment.By ,
very largely our system placed that great reservoir at the right place of the State and to centre the
our present system a single assessor is to his railroad enterprises as the and elevated it 117 feet for this very purpose; business in Savannah. If it were possible

appointed for each county, large or small, business of the country requires.We A SYNDICATE FOR OKEFINOKEE. and, as if to instruct Georgians and Florid- for him to get control of the Tavares, Or-
ians in its objects and uses, caused a streamto lando and Atlantic] Railroad and thus cut
do not Mr. Plant is It is rumored that
whether it embrace 500 or 20,000 inhabitants suppose especially a syndicate is on the
issue forth from either side, the one flow- off both the Transit and the Jacksonville.
the same time is given within which to interested in Savannah otherwise than as a of tapis or has been formed for the, to offer the State ing into the Gulf and the other into the At- Tampa and Key West from a southeastern
$100,000 lands
make his assessment, whether the county is terminus of his railroad system. He is nokee Georgia as a speculative scheme of O efi-to lantic. Thus a continuous waterway was outlet his control of the future of the Ki&si-
essentially a railroad man, and plans his formed between the Gulf and the Atlantic, mee Valley would be absolute. Fortunately -
a small one, like Baker,with only 500 square drain and bring them into market. The dis-
through the Okefinokee swamp, and the this road will remain as it should, a
road for profitable investment. It is cussion through,the. Morning News of the
Manatee with its miles quite
miles or 4,680square ; canal is designed to open up this naturally 'part of the system which benefits Florida.
Florida -
barge canal which
Duval, with its population of 20,000,or Dade probable that he would just as soon favor Okefinokee for its summit depends level upon prepared way to the growing commerce That the Southern will be changed into a

with its population of 85. Florida ports if the other conditions were water-has attracted attention to supplyof the already in waiting for the facilities it alone standard gauge is seen in the grade and

It is clearly impossible for any single as- equal. We hope he will be enabled to find large body of land lying idle in the swamp can supply.The cross-ties now used on the line. From
and the several Legislature of Georgia, then, should Palatka, Mr. Plant menaces the east side ;
sessor to do more than to copy the previous that the conditions can be exualized. surveys especially that not only renew the charter its enterprise from Ocalo and Leesburj the west side of the
made the
years' lists and guess at a valuation whichis Gillmore by, having government-revealed under the fact Gen.that Q.the A. and wisdom has already granted, but in peninsula. Under his system Jacksonville,

frequently a very wild guess. In no partof WOMEN ,AS CASHIERS," is the title of an 800,000 acres of land therein can be drainedat every other legitimate way, encourage the Gainesville Ocala] Leesburg and Palatka]
prosecution and early completion of the are simply way stations and Savannah the
in article going the rounds, the of a comparatively small cost, it is not sur-
the United States are lands so diverse purpose work. The chief benefits would accrue to terminus. Tampa or Charlotte Harbor will
value in contiguous localities as they are in which is, that in responsible financial posi- prising that the swamp should begin to be the two States of Georgia and Florida, and also: be helped, but if Mr. Plant is permittedto
regarded as a prize to whoever will furnish
Florida, and consequently no general rule tions they have never proved defaulters.This the small amount of capital for both may well exchange their otherwise have his way the entire commerce of
necessary useless and pestilential areas of landin Florida will centre in Savannah.
that may be accounted for by the different its drainage. The show that swamp
can be applied. We do not see there surveys the the for channel This
vicinity of combination
a commerce creates a crisis in
can be any material improvement under our training of the two sexes. The boy is swamp has'an altitude of 117 feet above that will traverse the one from east to west history and necessitates vigorous action. To

present system.::: trained to regard the possession of money as tide-water, and that sixty the miles St. distant:Mary's on river-a the Atlantic ] with its variedindustries and trade, and in Jacksonville and Fernandina it means
Similar difficulties exist in other particulars the aim and end of his existence. The girl, navigable stream-conducts the tidewaterto forming a depot on the South Atlantic for everything. Indeed the menace to Jacksonville -

on the other hand under the a point within ten miles of the the products of the Mississippi Valley, is really alarming, because it threatens I
grows up
under Constitution which
our present swamp. build up and magnify into worldwide importance her with the loss of ;
:: a large
Here, then, is fall of 117 feet in very per-
a distanceof
ious training of the mother and the Church a
can only be remedied by amendment of the ten the several ports of the other. centage of her commerce. The speedy completion -
Constitution itself. and believes all the commandments to be mile, for miles the or waters nearly of an elevated feet to lake the This is the advantage the Georgia Legisla- of both the Transit and Peninsularand

the law of' 'God, inclusive of the "Thou which Gen. Gillmore's declares ture should seek, and it is the compensationthe the Jacksonville, Tampa and Key West
survey amply -
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State expected when she granted a charter systems are now essential to the maintenance -
TEMPERANCE LEGISLATION. shalt not steal." She is fortunately removed supplied from a water shed of 1,200 for the canal and donated all reclaimed of our two commercial seaports on

The temperance question is being discussed from the greed of moneyduring the forma- square a barge miles but, not also only for for that the of summitlevelof canal lands to its construction. If the canal was the Atlantic. Instead of these two systems
tive of her life her ship needed then, it is needed still while the being antagonistic
with some feeling by the friends and period ; conscience is the ascertainment of which was the they must now of necessity -
express State is much
more able to confirm the form counter
sensitive her moral a combination. What is
more stamina of
object his
opponents of the Local Option Law. High ; survey. lands to the charter now than she was to known as the Hart's Road connection with
established, and she has a higher sense of But the drainage facilities do not end here. donate them at that time. The the East Tennessee
License is suggested as a better measure. Within three miles of the eastern border holders Viginia and Georgia
responsibility. Defalcation and dishonestyhave have done nothing to forfeit the confidence railroad system should be constructed at
The present so-called Local Option Law the swamp Spanish Creek starts up and
become in of the Legislature or the people, and such i once.
.. has been in operation far too short time to so common positions of flows into the St. Mary's some distance favor could not be conferred worthier It is
impossible not to admire the
trust that above tide water that upon pro-
a wealthy corporation has been on and it has
of its merits citizens. It is true that have found skill and
judge as a temperance measure.It been ascertained they not per- the marvelous energy of Mr.
formed in New York as a guarantee company by competent engineersthat formed all the work Plant. is
prescribed within It
a equally mistake
has certainly disappointed its friends so the bed of this creek can be reached impossible to
of the honesty of ] A bya given time by the charter, for they could his The
ftr as their expectations were that it would empo) s. moral ditch or small canal from the :swamp: cut purpose. wretched (and unnecessary -
insurance The statistics of perform impossibilities; but they have ) jealousy between Fernandina ..LIltlJack'Sonville
company. sucha to no greater depth than 15 feet at the crest
prove a prohibitory law. It has proved a of the' organized a company ]located the line of the has greatly aided him becauseit
much easier thing to obtain signatures to a company would present an interesting tion of dividing the intervening ridge, while three the miles greater por- canal through the two States, and spent a has built up a formidable steamship
exhibit of the average moral status of the great deal of money on maps charts, publi- traffic through Savannah to Jacksonville
petition for a license than it was supposed not average half that depth. By this small
day. cations, correspondence, negotiations, and which properly belonged to Fernandina.and .
work the
waters of the
would be the An of the be
case. inspection may
started through Creek general preliminary operations, for which which if given to Fernandina would no I
Spanish to the
i petitions published indicates that those who O'DONNELL convicted of the murder of Mary's, and, if need be, left to cut their own St. there can be no remuneration until the more have injured Jacksonville than giving

express their signature by a cross generally James Carey the informer, was hung on the channel during the next flooding of the i final completion of the work. Through it to Savannah has done. Indeed, we feel

constitute the majority of the signers. 17th. The intervention of the American swamp which takes place every winter or their made,efforts and through the government their investigations survey and was certain Fernandina that had been the fostered steamship by Jacksonville interests of

The Georgia law, we suspect is much the Government was politely declined. Proba- the spring.mile so With great a fall a volume of nearly of twelve water feet would to publications the great advantages of Okefi- during the past fifteen years our St. John's

more efficient-a regular election in each bly both sides understood that it was not avery not be long in forming a sufficient channel nokee as a summit-level reservoir for the I river metropolis would have been to-day i

county to determine the question of granting earnest effort. This is the culminationof I in the sandy, porous soil of that section, canal, and its valuable lands and forests of more populous and more prosperous.It .
timber have been made known in this is not too late to repair the errors of the
licenses. It is said that most of the the Phoenix Park murder of Lord Caven- and nity would for the present location along of factories its course and opportu-mills country and in Europe. These efforts, witha past. With the South Florida and Florida

counties in Georgia have voted no license. dish and Mr. Burke. James Carey, a Town near unbroken forests of timber unrivaled proper showing of diligence in other respects Southern both practically parts of Mr.

The Florida system is a one-sided election, Councillor, was the planner of the assassi- in the country. The vicinity of the Atlan- and reasonable guarantees of future Plant's railway system both Jacksonvilleand
ability to execute the terms of the charter Fernandina
in which there are no negative votes cast, nation : to save his own neck he became an tic with the splendid land-locked harbor of should entitle them the tection. must combine for self-pro-
to renewed favor of Our -
St. contemporary of the Throe.Union *
the affirmative being required to exhibit a informer and upon his evidence his associ- gion Mary's of Okefinokee opened up to through the great a timber navigableriver re- the Legislature, and at least give them the has sounded a timely warning, and

majority. Under this plan the moral influ- ates were condemned to the gallows. Sentto completes the facilities for draining "inside track" in any contest that may ariseon we trust that the people will heed it. While
ence of the negative vote is lost and it is South Africa, under an assumed name, the swamps, settling up the lands and mar- the question of their charter.If wishing Mr. Plant's roads abundant pros-
favor is to be granted, it should be perity, we do not wish to see them make
not so clearly an expression of the popularwill to protect him against the certain death must keting reward the vast the quantities erection of of lumber that granted to those who have already shown Florida the money-producing tail to Savan

as a regular election would be, and is which would have overtaken him in Ire. that region. saw mills in their faith in the enterprise by spending nah's commercial kite.-Tavares Herald.

not accepted as such. land, he was recognized by O'Donnell and The reason why capitalists have not heretofore money on it when least attractivethosewho

The democratic idea embraced in our form shot down in the cabin of the steamer Melrose attempted to develop this great scheme vast internal were willing to undertake and boost a HOW TO SELL THE ORANGE
scheme that
of government is that the majority shall Castle. A sad catalogue of crime. Several is, perhaps, to be found in the fact that its few understood improvement, and fewer still cared to risk but CROP.
privileges have been bound
t rule. This is not an admission that the majority other executions have occurred upon charter long by the State of up in their money to put in motion. The time There has been a great amount of discon
granted Georgia, has only now arrived when circumstances tent created the producers of oranges
shall deprive any individual of his convictions for assassinations in Ireland. It for the construction of a steamboat among
render it practicable to out the objectsof and vegetables because of the burdens incident -
rights, but shall determine the enactment of is not to be disguised that the American and which, barge canal alluded the to, a-id to the charter, and at the carry very threshold of to transportation, and the risks incurred -
general ws. people have lost sympathy with a cause lands of enterprise the State in Okefinokee unsurveyed success the com pan v is retarded,embarrassed after they have reached the points at

The law lays down the principle at the which makes use of such means to advance granted that could be drained under were the by plots, counterplots and negotiations to which they are to be sold. Rapid transit
destroy its influence, forfeit its charter and and careful handling are conditions prece-
start that the of shall be its ends. charter. That instrument however. will
selling liquors regulated capture its franchises.-Savannah Momma dent to good prices, and every effort shouldbe
by law; ,that it is a privilege, not a expire by its own limitation in ayear r.two I News. w made to secure them ; but my theme now
THE sum of 38,000 ($190,000) has been more, and it is upon this event the purchas- ,
J is, how to sell the of
and products our groves
i right, that a license shall be required.It .
ing bases its of
given to Parnell as an acknowledgment of syndicate hope acquiring theproperty. A shocking occurrence is reported from and fields to the best advantage after they
follows, then, that the power of granting his efforts in the Irish cause. In view of made As an attempt has already been Leesburg Major Cowper, chief engineerof shall have been set down in good order"at
licenses be relegated by the to induce the Legislature to annul the the Florida Southern
may Legis having,been severely the doors of our customers. I read some
the reported destitution in Ireland it would charter, it is that the
lature to the County Commissioners or it probable syndicate will cut and probably fatally injured by a Mr. time ago that one house in New York city
seem that the money could have been better : oppose the effort to be made for its renewal Birchfield a tie contractor. handled 1,000,000 boxes of foreign oranges
may be required that a popular vote shall used. in the hope of being able to control the vast exceeded
and lemons in one season. This largely
be taken to determine"whether the Commissioners body of lands' in the 'swamp free from the Another railway accident occurred on the the entire crop of Florida last year.

shall grant a license to any county.I. Congress has agreed to take a recess from obligation in the to construct the barge canal. Suc- Central and Western this week, fortunately Can any one tell us how many firms" bad
cess would
This election is the expression of an the 24th of December to the 3d of January. possession of undertaking the of place land them the in : with no serious injury to the passengers, the mismanagement of our sales last year.
600,000 acres on who were ditched near Weldon. I know that there must have been quite aTHE
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body of them in New York alone. Traveler's Guide. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.
numerous J & T : : :
Now receiving, with fifty daily different irregular firms consignments in New York TRANSIT & PENINSULAS RAILROAD. O > _

city the inevitable tendency will be train leaves-
market for
an unsteady many and ...
to create For Cedar Key and Wildwood,
these so-called firms are men without either all points on Transit Road........ 6.15 a.m. THEIR
experience or capital-mere adventurers, ForSavannah andall points North :, .CHRi"sTMA"s".l!! :

who may be here to-day and gone tomorrow ................................ 6.15 a. m. .
often carrying confidmgbut away: with unfortunateloridian's them the and(connecting West at Callanan.) ........................................................... New Fall Goods Now Opening

proceeds of some For Tallahassee,Pensacola,and all ,
Is it wise for us to scatterour .
crop. the Florida Central & .
points on 1883 !
consignments in the great commercial Western Railroad..........'....... ... 6.15a.m. AND RECEIVED BY EVERY STEAMER.
centres? I do not think it is; and for my Baldwin.
connecting at ) -
would prefer that the house that had
the part capacity to sell 1,000,000 boxes of foreign Day passenger train arrives- For the Holiday Season of 1883-84, Novelties in Silks, .
fruit should also have the selling of mine. From Cedar Key, Wildwood, and
Such a house will be possessed of capital, a all points on the Transit Road... 3.37 p.m. Dress Goods Velveteens
business character and commercial connec- From Savannah and all points in ,
tions that will enable them to handle large the North and West................ 3.37 p.m. KING'S BAZARON
quantities rapidly; the prices of our pro- From Tallahassee, Pensacola. and Cashmeres, Prints,
ducts will be better maintained throughoutthe all points on the Florida Central
seasonand in the end our checks would & Western Railroad................. 3.37p.m. Cambrics etc. etc.
come to hand in a satisfactory manner-we Night passenger train leaves- CENTRE STREET, ,
be sure of our pay. 'The characterof
of the For Cedar Key,Wildwood,and all
Union such would a house be in the each source great of city security to points on the Transit Road......? 7.00 p.m. and attractive assortmentof AT LO'V PRICES.
I if sustained For Savannah and all points North Offers a large most --I| |

by producers us, soon, and sit down would upon, properly the herd of sharpers and West................................. 7.00p.m. handsome and useful arti- = .. '
that infest the commission business. It (connecting at Callahan.) cles, suitable for
For Tallahassee,Pensacola,and all
that the producers of Florida
seems to me this seriously.We points on the Florida Central & House-Keeping Dry Goods,
ought to consider proposition of Western Railroad.............?...... 7.00p.m. .
don't require to establish a concern Christmas Gifts forEverybody. A FULL ASSORTMENT.
our own-in fact we would have to learn a (connecting at Baldwin.) .
new business if we undertook such a measure Night passenger train arrives- i
and Comfortables
; but we can collect in each great city From Cedar Key Wildwood, and -IN THE- :'
the foremost commission merchant who all points on the Transit Road... 9.50 a. m. OF ALL GRADES. "
deals in our products and consign to him all From Savannah and all points in

our crop, leaving to him all else. He the North and West................. 9.50 a. m. Special atttention is called Pnnio'
"knows the ropes," and will sell to the best From Pensacola. Tallahassee, and -rj MILLINERY E- UcIllO FI-ne. Cloth.lng]
NEW stock
advantage for our common interest. It is all points on Florida Central & to our ENTIRELY of ,

my belief that all will be ready for some Western Railroad..................... 9.50a.m. elegant cut manufacture.
by another season, for I don'tbelieve
such move
the plan of scattering consignments Ge.nts' Furnishing Goods
u from this end of the route will work any Train leaves daily, except SundayFor Department, and in FANCY NOTIONS, the all the new styles.

better this year than it has in the past.- Jacksonville, connecting withupriver greatest care and judgment have been exercised -

' George Burnside in Florida Agriculturist. boats..........................10:30 a.m. in the personal selection that an expe- J- A full line of Ladies' and Gents' Underwear
G Sunday trains..7.00 a. m. and 4.30 p.m. AT LOW PRICES. ,
rience of could suggest.An .
Thermometer many years
Range of Train arrives daily, except Sunday!:
feature has been made this
FOR THE WEEK ENDING FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, From Jacksonville...................... 5.00p.m. especial for
: u.Ve Special Agents BROWNING KING & CO. of New
HORSKY'S DRUG STORE. in the are ,
Sunday trains?......10.35 a. n. and 8.15 p.m. year
Clothiers. Suits made to order and fit
SEA ISLAND ROUTE. York, leading guaranteed.

I a I CoII Wind For Savannah, by steamer City of ...............................................................

In ::: m ::. Bridgeton Friday, Monday...........,.Wednesdayand ..............:.. 5.00p.m. Fancy Department J & T. KYDD
SaturdayDec,15 II 46 GO I' GO 60 'V. Savannah, the steamer St. ,
Sunday..............16 33 43 44 40 N. 'V. For Nicholas, Tuesday by Thursday ........................................,.1..................... FERN AND IN A:7 FLA._

Monday :..........17 40 50 N.'V. and Saturday morning............................ :
............. f 50 64 150 ))49 N. 'V. From Savannah,by the Bridgeton, --
Wednesday..19 59 74 75 74 S.'V. Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday Among the numerous articles in Russia RIVER AND OCEAN STEAMERS.

Thursday..20 64 71 72 69'' N. 'V. ........................................4.00 p.m. Leather, Plush etc. displayed, are
Friday...............21.63 71 70 U.'V. From Savannah, by the St. Nich- ---- -- --
-- olas, Monday, Wednesday and 1'1 \
.. ................. 8.00 \
MARINE.Part Friday............... a. m. Elegant Toilet Sets, 1

of Fernandina.HIGH For New York direct, by steam- I Jewelry Stands,
WATER. ships State of Texas or City of FLORIDA AND NEW YORK.

Saturday, Dec. 2 2...... 2:13 A.M. 2:34: P. M. San Antonio,Thursday evening......-......... Powder Boxes,
Sunday, 23...... 3:04: 3:26".Monda From New York direct by City of Handkerchief Boxes, ,
)", 24...... 3:55 u 4:18" San Antonio and State of Texas,
Tuesday, 25...... 4:48 5:10 it every Friday.......................... 3.00 p.m. Glove Boxes,
Wednesday 20..... 5:37" 5:58" ST. MARYS RIVER.
Thursday, 27...... 6:23" 6:43" leaves Centre street dock- Albums, etc. h-. =- r
amerIartha ;_
Friday 28...... 7:08" 7:27"
For St. Marys and Crandall,Tues- .

ENTERED. day and Friday ....................... 2.00 p.m. As in other years,
For St. Marys and Dungeness, on
Dec. 15-Bris George E. Dale, Pierce, Wednesday and Saturday........ 3.00 p.m.
Charleston bricks to master.
; For St. Marys only, Monday and -- {
15-Schr. E. C. Rommell, Sloan, Phila- Thursday................................ 8.00 a. m. lIAS ; -__ __
W. I
delphia; coal, etc., to G. |Santa Claus King's Bazar
Kittell. Steamer Martha arrives- :.MADE : i
16-S. P. St. Nicholas, White, Savannah From St. Marys and Crandall on -

; with freight and passengers Monday and Thursday............. 7.00 a.m.
to W. B.Tucker,agent. From St. Marys and Dungeness, f i if
17-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Dennett, on Wednesday and Saturday.....11.00 a. m. The Headquarters for his display of -
Savannah, with freight and From St.Marys only, )Monday and

passengers, to W. B. Tucker, Thursday.......................... ..... 2.00p.m. I I -THE FINE STEAMSHIPS i
18-S.P.St.Nicholas, White Savannah; l
1,542 TONS.
with freight and passengers, to STATE OFWESTERN TEXA8,
W. B. Tucker, agent. CARONDELET, 1,508 TONS.
19-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Dennett, Dolls, Parlor and Kitchen Furniture, etc., TEXAS, 1,210 TONS.
Savannah ; with freight and pas- for the Girls;

sengers, to W. B.Tucker agent. Rocking Horses and Velocipedes, Express
20-S.S.City of San Antonio,Wilder, 1-, Wagons, Tool Chests, etc., for the Boys; ONLY DIRECT LINE TO NEW YORK.
6SO tons, New York ; freight and
passengers;to R. W.South wick, Games of all kinds in large variety; and

agent.: things too numerous to mention. of the above STEAMERS will sail from FERNANDINA FOR NEW YORK
20-S. P. St. Nicholas, White, Savannah OT4L 3-Call early and examine before the ONE THURSDAY AFTERNOON on arrival of afternoon trains from Jack- .

with freight and passengers choicest articles are sonville, Cedar Key, and Peninsular Railroad.
to W. Tucker,agent. This Line, having no Transfers between Ferimmlina ami Now
21-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Dennett, "', York, offers the BEST AND QUICKEST TRANSPORTATION TO SHIPPERS OF
Savannah with freight and
; pas- FRUITS. VEGETABLES, and others.
sengers,to W. B.Tucker,agent. NOTICE The traveling public are offered the advantages of a DIRECT LINE and UNSURPASSED : -
Dec. 15-Schr. Marcus A. Davis, Long Phil- .0 THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED connections at FEUNANniNA with FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE RAIL-
adelphia; lumber, W. B. C. Warrants of Nassau County, are ROAD for JACKSONVILLE, and thence by Steamers to all points on the ST.
Duryee. lost or have miscarried. All persons are JOHNS OCKLA W AHA and INDIAN RIVERS; and with the FLORIDA TRANSIT
16-S. P.St.NicholasWhiteSavannah ; cautioned not to trade for them: RAILROAD for ALL STATIONS and GULF PORTS OF FLORIDA ; and with the
with freight and passengers, by PENINSULAR RAILROAD for OCALA and with FLORIDA TROPICAL RAILROAD
W. B. Tucker, agent. .lYo. In Whose Favor. Dateof Is.'flle. .Am't. for LAKE WEIR.TIftOUGII.

17-S. Savannah P. City of, with Bridgeton freight, Dennett and pas-, .v -19 'V. J. Lee............ Nov. 2, 1883... $30-00 BILLS OF LADING TO ALL POINTS.For .

sengers, by ,Yo B.Tucker,agent. 40 Geo. 'V. Schuyler.. Nov. 17, 1883. 15 51 freight, passage rates, and schedules, or further information, apply to
18-S. P.St.NicholasIVhiteSavannah ; 41 A. B. Noyes ......... Nov. 17, 1883. 13 03 K. W. SOUTI11'-ICU, Agent,
with freight and passengers, by 42 G. Stark............... Nov. 17, 1883. 8 25 .
W. B. Tucker agent. 43 G. F. Avery...........Nov. 17, 1883. 1 25 FERN AXDIN A, FLORIDA.C. '
19-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Dennett, 44 James McGifh'n.'ov.17,1883.. 22 00 H. MALLORY & CO., 51-
Savannah; with freight and 4KIJ4GPOWDER HIGGINBOTHAM Pier 20 East River. New York.
L. W. ,
W. B. Tucker,
passengers by
Sup't Board Pub. Inst. Nassau Co.
agent.St.NicholasWhiteSavannah Fernandina, Fla., December 14,1883.FURNITURE. GROCERIES PROVISIONS SHIP CHANDLERY ETC.
20-S.P. ;
with freight and passengers, by .
W. B. Tucker, agent. i
20-Charles C. Lester Truitt, New H. E. DOTTERER
York; lumber, Hilliard & Bai-


Savannah; with freight and Absolutely L-u

passengers, by W. B. Tucker, I *'
POWDER never varies. A marvel t

21-S.S.agent City of San Atonio,Wilder, 1-, THIS purity,strength and wholesomeness.More GROCERIES
680 tAnsX'wYork) : with freight economical than the ordinary kinds, I.CC RECEIVED THIS I N
and be sold in competition with the JUST
and passengers,by R.W.South- cannot a new log of -i-
wick, agent.IN multitude of low test,short weight, alum or *
phosphate powders. Sold only in cans. 1
George ....,".. 38 106 Wall Street, New York. EMBRACING MEALY ,
Bark Memento, Zacharansen. Parlor Suits,
Bark Signet (Br.), Yeo.
Sch. Snare, Smith. NEW YORK I Tables, Lounges, FANCY IMPORTED' GROCERIES.ONLY .
Sch. Pricilla Scribner, Farman. .
'--"' '-'
Selir. Chas E. Lester Truitt. BAKERY and CONFECTIONERY r Rockers, Chairs,

Notice to Tax-Payers. \ .,m." -=- Wardrobes,

1 am now prepared to receive the taxes WILLIAM: IIYNES Bedsteads PURE; AND OF GOOD QUALITY.ESPECIAL .
for the city of Fernandina, assessed for the ,
City Tax Collector. WISHES he is now ready to make any Springs, Mattresses, ATTENTION GIVEN TO SELECTIONS OF t

Fernandina, December 15, 1883, I kind of Pillows, etc, etc. -+ .II.i... +-
1,000,000 Brick for Sale, FINE TEAS AND COFFEES

At the lowest cash price. Size of Brick on the shortest possible notice. He will also L.LmCALL AND EXAMINE. -t +- j
-'n: 4<>4m Macon, Ga. THAT CAN BE PROCURED.NEW .

THE IDLE! HOUR is again open, under thesupervision GOODS Received by Every Steamer. .
of Mrs. Sweeney, who will bet ranging from one pound upwards. '
pleased to receive her old friends and thepublic jjtff All orders thankfully: received and L. -- t

I, generally. Choicest oysters, fish,etc., 'promptly attended to. WM. HYNES .L FURNITURE! Cor. Second and Centre Sts., FERNANDINA, FLA. .:.. : #s
51 tjan ,
constantly on hand. tf.J '
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GENERAL.. DIRECTORY. BAKEE COUNTY. I Assesstor of 7 axes-Thomas Barco -
Cotton ::::
,1 United States County Judge-R. D. Davis, Sanderson. Plant. RAILROADS. FLORAL CITY ROUTE.
Officers.LAND .
Clerk-F. J. Pons Sanderson. Collecor Revenue
of -Frederick N. Foy

Regl.8ter-L. A. Barnes, Gainesville. Assessor of Taxes-George P. Canova, San- Superintendent .of Schools-H. C. Martin, OF THE (Central, or Ninetieth Meridian, rime.R.R.
Receiver-John F. Rollins Gainesville. derson. Fort:McCoy. FLORIDA TRANSIT & PENINSULARAND JACKSONVILLE )
SurveyorGeneratIalachl :Martin, Talla- Collector of Revenue-Fleming B. Smith, MONROE COUNTY.' OMMENCING this, November date IS, 1883

hassee. ,Sanderson. County Judge-Chas. S. Baron, Key West. \J road and its connection, Trains on this
DISTRICT COURT. Olustee.Superintendent of Schools-A. J. W. Cobb, Clerk-Peter T. Knight, Key West. FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE R. R. lows : will run as fo .

Judge-Thomas Settle, Jacksonville. Sheriff George A. Demerritt, Key West. In Effect November 19th, 1SSS. WESTWARD.
Marshal-J. H. Durkee, Jacksonville. BRADFORD COUNTY. Assessor of Taxes-Walter C. Maloney, Jr., No. 3.Accom.. No.
Clerk-Philip Walter, Jacksonville. County Judge-J. R. Richard, Providence. Key West. GOING SOUTH.Day l.
Clerk-Henry F. York, Lake Butler. Collector of Revenue-"Walter C. Maloney, Pas Nt Pas. Leave Jacksonville....... 3.40 Mail
INTERNAL REVENUE. Sheriff W. W. Tumblin, Starke. Jr., Key West.Superintendent. A.M. P.M. Baldwin ............ pm S.00am
E Collector-Dennis Eagan,:Jacksonville. .' Assessor. of- Taxes-.-N. C. Wainwright, Lake of Schools--J. V. Harris,Key eave'Harfs Leave Fernandina.................. 6.15 7.00 Lake City.......... 5.45pm 9.55 p m 8.c .44 am

COLLECTORS OF CUSTOMS. Butler. West. Road Junction... 5.25 7.45 Live Oak........... 10.42am
Collector Arrive Callahan..................... 12.50am 11.34am
John W. Howell of Revenue-Bunberry Haynes, NASSAU COUNTY. 8.40 :Madison ............ 2.45a
Edwin Fernandina. Santa Fe.Superintendent. Leave Callahan...................... 7.38 9.20 m 1.16ArriveMonticello..5.30am PIll
John F.Higgins House ;St.Jacksonville. of Schools-L. B. Rhodes, dina.County Judge-Hinton J. Baker, :Fernan- Leave Dutton................. ..... 8.05 9.53 Tallahassee......... 7.05am 3.00 PIll
Starke. Leave Brandy Branch............. 8.18 10.08 Leave Tallahassee......._ 3.50pm
BREVARD COUNTY. Clerk-J. A. Edwards, Fernandina. Arrive Baldwin..................... 8.35 10.32 Arrive Quincy..... ..... 7.45 am 4.00pm
State Officers. Sheriff John A. Ellermann, Fernandina. Leave Baldwin....................... 8.55 10.42 Chatta. ? .9.25ain 5.03pm
County Judge-James A. McCrory, City Assessor of Taxes-Wm. H. Garland, Fer- Leave Maxville..... : ..11.15 a m 5.45pm6.00pm
Point, nandina. ............... 9.17 11.08 Leave River Junction...
Leave Highland.....................
EXECUTIVE Ol.erk-A. A. ; 11.32 Arrive Marianna........
DEPARTMENT.GovernorWin. Stewart, Titusville.! Collector of Revenue Warren F. Scott, Fer- Leave Lawte ........ ? 6.55pm
.. .
........... 9.49 11.52 Pensacola.
D. Bloxham Tallahassee. Assessor of Tax Wallace R. Moses, Georgian nandina. ........ 11.4;) PIn

tenant-Governor-Livingston W. Bethel na. Superintendent of Schools-L. W. Higgin- Leave Temple's..................;.10.04 12.12 A.M. ., Montgomery..... 6.5. am
Collector Revenue-A. botham Mobile..........._.
Key West. lando of D. Johnston, Or Callahan. Leave Starke.........................10.12 12.20 New Orleans...... 4.45 a m
Secretary of State-John L. Crawford,-Tallaliassee. ,,Orange county.Superintendent ORANGE COUNTY. Leave Thurston....................JL0.23 12.40 Nashville........... 10.10am7.15pm
; Grange. "of Schools-A. Grady, La County Judge-R. L. Summerlin, Orlando. Arrive Waldo.......................10.43 1.10 Louisville..........
Comptroller. D. Barnes, Tallahassee. Clerk-J. P. Hughey, Orlando. Leave Waldo.......................11.05 1.50 it Cincinnati........ 2.20am
Treasurer-Henry A. L'Engle,Tallahassee. CLAY COUNTY.County Sheriff Thomas V?.Shine Fort Reid. Leave Gainesville................11.54 3.00 6.45am
hassee.Attonl.el-General-George P. Raney, Talla- Judge-J. T. Copeland, Orange Assessor of Taxes-James> M. Owens, Fort P.M. EASTWARD.No.

Park. Reid, Fla.Collector. Leave Arredondo.................12.12 3.30 Xo. 2.
Commissioner of Lands-P. W..White. Clerk-0. A. Buddington, Green Cove of Revenue-Richard H. Marks, Leave Batton .......................12.24 3.50 Accom. Mail.9.00pm.
. Tallahassee. Springs. Sanford. Leave Archer........................1240 4.40 Arrive Jacksonville. 7.30am
Superintendent of Public Instruction-E. K. Sheriff James W. DeWitt, Green Cove Superintendent of Schools-John T. Beeks, Leave Bronson....................... 1.06 5.35 Leave" Baldwin 6.00 am 8.21 pm
t Tallahassee. Springs. Fort Reid. Leave Otter Creek.................. 1.38 6.35 Lake City.. 2.20 a m 6.18 Pill"
t' Adjutant-General. Yonge Tallahassee Assessor of Taxes-Wm. Conway, Kingsley. PUTNAM COUNTY. Leave Rosewood................... 2.08 7.35 Live Oak..12.15 a m 5.25pm
BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION. Collector of Revenue Wm. S. Plummer, Judge of Probate-B. Harrison Arrive Cedar Key.................. 2.36 8.15 Madison M. 8.40pm 4.03pm
t :
Maxville. Palatka. Monticello 5.50
Commissioner pra440nm 1.55pm
} A. Robinson, Tallahassee. Superintendent of Schools-M.! F. Gejger, Clerk-W. F. Forward, Palatka. GOING NORTH.Day U Tallahassee_....... 1.11 nm
:: Clerk R. C. Middleburg. Sheriff Thomas Shally. Pas. Nt Pas. Arrive Tallahassee........ 3.55 p m 1.01- -- r-
R 1+ Long, Tallahassee. COLUMBIA COUNTY. Amtfjanr-R. Tf!. Timmnns. A.m. r.M. Leave Quincy.............. 2.20pm Pill
Soecial.. Aaent-Columbus Drew. Astor Collector of Revenue-Joseph Price. Leave Cedar Key.................... 7.00 6.00 Leave Chatt'chee Riverl2.10 11.56am
yuccuucl;, daacwuuvcccc. County Judge-W. M. Ives, Jr., Lake City. Superintendent of Public Schools-J. W. Leave Rosewood.................... 7.32 6.45 River Junction... p in 11.15am

SUPREME COURT. Clerk-John Vinzant, Jr., Lake City. Strickland. Leave Otter Creek.................. 8.03 7.40 :Marianna.......... 11.00am
Chief Justice-E. M. Randall Jacksonville. Sheriff J. W. Perry, Lake City. TAYLOR COUNTY. Leave Bronson...................... 8.39 8.45 Leave Pensacola........._ 10.05am
Associate Justice-J. Westcott,, Tallahas- Assessor of Taxes-L. W. Rivers, Lake City. County Judge -W. H. Parker Leave Archer ........................ 9.07 9.35 Montgomery..... 5.15am
jr., Collector of Taxes-J. L. Parish, Lake City. Perry. Leave Batton................ 9.45pm
Sheriff Thomas Osteen, Perry. .. ...... 9.23 9.55 Mobile.............. 11.55
see.Associate Justice-R. B. Van Valkenburgh Lake Superintendent of Schools-JuliusPotsdamer, Clerk-John C. Calhoun, Perry. Leave Arredondo................... 938 10.20 New Orleans...... 6.15pm PIn
Leave Gainesville.............. "
Jacksonville. Superintendent of Schools-T. J. Franklin. ...10.00 11.00 Nashville.......... 8.25am
Clerk-C. H.: Foster, Tallahassee. DUVAL COUNTY. Perry. Arrive Waldo......... ............10.42 12.00A. Louisville.......... 1.00am
County Judge-William A. McLean, Jack- County Treasurer-D. S. Sutton M. Cincinnati ......... 8.55
CIRCUIT JUDGES. sonville. County Surveyor-D. N.. Cox Perry. Leave Waldo........................10.52 1.35 Trains 1 and 2 daily Trains 3 and 4 pm
Perry. ;
First Circuit-Augustus E. Maxwell, Pen- Clerk-Thomas E. Buckman, Jacksonville. Collector of Revenue-J. B. Hardee Leave Thurston.....................11.13 2.10 except Sunday. daily
I sacola. Sheriff-Uriah Bowden, Jacksonville. Assessor of Taxes S. H. Peacock Perry. Leave Starke_.......................11.28 2.35 Only line with SOLID TRAINS Jacksonville
Second O"cuit-David S. Walker, Tallahas- Assessor of Taxes-A. J.. Prevatt, Jackson- Perry.ST. Leave Temple's ....................11.36 2.50 to Pensacola daily ; and Pullman Sleepers
see.Third ville. JOHN'S COUNTY. Leave Lawtey...................,....11.53 3.25P. Jacksonville to New Orleans daily.
Circuit-E. J. Vann, Madison. Collector of Revenue-Moses J. Brown, County Judge-M. R. Cooper, St. Augus M.

Fourth Circuit-James M. Baker, Jackson- Jacksonville. tine. Leave Highland...................12.09 4.00 CONNECTIONS.At .
ville. Superintendent of Schools-Albert J. Rus- Clerk-Bartolo F. Oliveros, St. Augustine. Leave Maxville....................12.27 4.30 Jacksonville, with Waycross Line for
't' Fifth Circuit-Thomas P. King, Gaines- sell Jacksonville. Sheriff Ramon Hernandez, St. Augustine Arrive Baldwin ....................12.51 5.10 : all points North and East; with the Fernan !
ville. HAMILTON COUNTY. Assessor of Taxes-David L. Dunham, St. Leave Baldwin......... ........... 1.11 5.45 dina & Jacksonville Railroad for Fernan-
Sixth Circuit-H. L. Mitchell, Tampa. Augustine. Leave Brandy Branch............ 1.29 6.15 dina ; and with Steamers for all points on
r Seventh Circuit W. Archer Cocke, Sanford Clerk County-J.Judge-Henry Caldwell J. Stewart, Jasper. Collect of Revenue-Joseph F. Llambias, Leave Dutton......................... 1.44 5.40 the St. Johns River, St. Augustine, eta
Sheriff James M. ,Duncan Jasper. St. Augustine.Superintendent. Arrive Callahan..................... 2.10 72.5 At Baldwin, with Florida Transit&Peninsular

: Court Calendar.FIRST Assessor of Taxes-J. R. Hunter, Jasper. of Schools-C. F. Perpall, Leave'Callahan....................... 2.22 8.00 Railroad for Gainesville, Ocala. Fer-
Ancrum. St. Augustine. Leave Hart's Road Junction... 3.03 9.10 nandina. Cedar Key, and all Gulf Ports.

Fall Term- CIRCUIT. Columbia Collector County.Superintendent of Revenue-W.. H. H. McLeod, SUMTER COUNTY. Arrive FernandLna................ 3.37 9.50 &At Western Live Oak Railroad.At with. the Savannah, Florida

Santa Rosa, 2d Monday in October. of Schools-Joshua H. Rob- County Judge-Henry Cassidy, Leesburg, Jj2ir'"Day Passenger daily except Sunday; Tallahassee with St. Marks Branch
Walton, 4th Monday in October. erts, Ancrum. Clerk-Thomas J. Ivey, Leesburg. Night Passenger daily.PENINSULAR. Railroad on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sat-
Holmes, 2d Wednesday after 4th Monday HERNANDO COUNTY. Sheriff J. S. Dyches, Leesburg. urdays.At .
l in October. Assessor of Taxes-G. P. Wall Webster. Chattahoochee River with
the Pensa
County W. ,
Judge- L. Frierson Brooks- DIVISION.
I i Washington, 2d Monday after 4th Monday ville. .. Sumterville.Collector of Ret'enue-J. R. G. Hamilton cola & Atlantic Railroad for Marianna Pen
in October. Clerk-J. C. Law, Brooksville. GOING SOUTH. sacola, Mobile Montgomery, New Orleans.
Jackson, 3d Monday after 4th Monday in Sheriff J. B. Mickler, Brooksville. Sumterville.Superintendent of Schools-A. C. Clarke, Day Pas. Nt Pas. Louisville, and all points West, Southwest

October.Escambia, 1st Monday in December. Assessor of Taxes-Frank E.Saxon, Brooks- ._ SUWANEE: COUNTY.. Leave Waldo.......................11.30 A.M. A.M.1.40 and Northwest, Columbus and and with all boats for Apalachicola -
ville. Leave Dixie........ .. .... Eufaula.
This act amended County Judg'fr-M. .........11.52 2.10P. The Shortest
section 2 of act of February Collector of Revenue-F. M. Townsend M. Blackburn, Live Quickest and Best Route to
10, 1879, and does not Oak. M. all points West.
Spring Term. change the Brooksville. Clerk-Robert A. Reid Leave Hawthorne............ ....12.08 2.36 .fJJ3r Take the FLORAL
THIRD Superintendent of Schools-D. H. Thrasher, Sheriff John R. Sessions, Live Live Oak. Leave Lochloosa..................12.25 3.02 the NEW SHORT LINE via the ROUTE,
Spring Term CIRCUIT. Fort Dade Assessor of Taxes-W. H., Oak. Leave Orange Lake................12.51 3.35 Central and Western Railroad. Florida
Sessions, Wei- Leave Anthony Place............
Taylor, 1st Tuesday after 1st HILLSBOEOUGH COUNTY. born. 1.16 4.15 Through Tickets and Car
in Sleeping Berths
Monday Leave Silver Spring............... 1.43
f April. County Judge-H. L. Crane Collector of Revenue-Robert secured at
Tampa. F. Allison, Leave Ocala................. Company's Depot Ticket Office,
:Madison, 2d Monday in April. Clerk-Wm. C. Brown, Tampa. Live Oak. ........._ 2.00 5.00 and at new office southwest corner of Bay
; Hamilton, 4th Monday in April. Sheriff-D. Isaac Craft, Tampa. Superintendent of Schools J. 0. Leave Lake Weir Station........ 2.40 6.00 and Hogan, Jacksonville Fla.
C. Jones
Arrive Wildwood..................
Suwanee, 1st Monday after 4th Monday Assessor of Taxes-S. E. Sparkman, Tampa. Live Oak. 3.05 6.40 TU". AT. n A vincrnvr.

in April. Collector of Revenue-W. F. Burls, Tampa. VOLUSIA COUNTY. GOING TTDRTTT. General Manager, Jacksonville, Fla.
Columbia, 3d Monday after 4th Monday Superintendent of Schools W.P. Henderson County Judge-James H. A.M. P. M. WILLIAM 0. AMES,
in Anrili&iayette. Tampa. prise. Chandler, Enter- Leave Wildwood..... .............. 6.55 6.30 Gen'l Passenger Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.
uttt Tuesday alter 4tn JMonaay JEFFERSON. Clerk-John W. Dickins Leave Lake Weir Station........ 7.20 7.15 WALTER G. COLEMAN,
in April. County Judge-J. B. Christie, Monticello. Sheriff W. A. Cone Enterprise. Leave Ocala............._............ 8.05 8.25 Gen. Trav. Ag't, Jacksonville, Fla.
Fall Term- Sheriff T. B. Simkins, Monticello. Assessor of Taxes John, Enterprise. Leave Silver Spring................ 8.22
Taylor, 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in Clerk W. C. Bird, Monticello. prise. Anderson, Enter- Leave Anthony Place............. 8.48 9.05 -
October. Superintendent of Schools-W. R. Collector of Revenue-John Leave Orange Lake............... 9.12 9.55 SEA ISLAND ROUTE.
Madison, 2d Monday in October. Monticello. Taylor, Land. B. Jordan, De- Leave Loch oosa............... ..._ 9.37 10.40

Hamilton, 4th Monday in October. County Treasurer W. M. Girardeau Superintendent Leave Hawthorne.................. 9.54 11.10 THE STEAMERS
Suwannee, 1st Monday after 4th Monday ticello. Enterprise. of Schools-A. Cranshaw, Leave Dixie.........................10.11 11.40
in October. Collector of A. M.
Revenue-Joseph Palmer
Columbia, 3d Monday after 4th Monday ticello. Mon- WAKULLA COUNTY. Arrive Waldo... ..................10.35 12.15
County Judge-W. A. Giles
October. Assessor of Taxes-J. P. Grantham, Wau- Sheriff; W. H. Walker Craw, Crawfordville. Jj&f-Day Passenger daily except Sunday;
in Lafayette October., 6th Tuesday after 4th Monday keenah. Clerk-Nat. R. Walker,, Crawfordville.>rdville. Night Passenger daily.

LAFAYETTE COUNTY. Superintendent of Schools-W. T. Duval
, Spring Term FOURTH CIRCUIT County Judge-W. J. Dixon, New Troy. Crawfordville. FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE R. R. ':.:_- '- ::o '_ _

j St. John's, 2d Tuesday in March. Sheri.u.Thomas J. Walker, New Troy. County Treasurer W. W. Walker, Craw- GOING SOUTH.

Clay, 4th Tuesday in March. Clerk-Howell Hawkins, New Troy. fordville. Leave Fernandina......................10.30 a. m. CITY OF BRIDCETOX and ST. SICHOLAS.
Bradford 1st Tuesday in April. Superintendent of Schools-J.C.RamseyNew; i Collector of Revenue-W. H. Walker,Craw- Leave Hart's Road......................11.05 a. m. I
Baker, 2d Tuesday in April. Troy. fordville. Arrive Jacksonville....................12.10 p. m. The St. Nicholas, as a day boat,leaves Fer
Nassau, 3d Tuesday in April. County Trea.mrer-J. M. N. Peacock, New Assessor of Taxes-C. R. Reynolds, Craw- GOING NORTH. nandina Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday,
Troy. fordville. early in the .
Fall Term-, Tuesday in May. Collector of Revenue-Newton Sapp, New Leave Jacksonville..................... 3.15p.m. will leave Savannah Monday,
St. John's 2d in Troy. Leave Hart's Road..................... 4.25p.m. Wednesday and Friday, at 8.00 a. m.
Clay, 4th Tuesday Tuesday in September.September. Assessor of Taxes-A. S.Ackley, New Troy. THE FLORIDA Arrive Fernandina..................... 5.00p.m. The City of Bridgeton, as a night boat,
Bradford 1st Tuesday in October. LEON COUNTY. 3J- Trains daily except Sunday. leaves Fernandina Monday Wednesday and j

Baker 2d Tuesday in October.Nassau County Judge Wm. P. Byrd, Tallahassee. TOWN IMPROVEMENT COMPANY. SUNDAY TRAINS. Friday, 5.00 p. m.

3d Tuesday in October. Sheriff-A. Moseley, Tallahassee. Leave Fernandina.....7.00 a. m. 4.30 p.m. nandina Returning, will leave Savannah for Fer- .
Duval, 1st Tuesday in November.FIFTH Clerk-C. A. Bryan, Tallahassee. I Arrive Jacksonville..8.25 a. m. 5.55 p. m. and Brunswick on Tuesday,Thus
Superintendent of Fernandina, Leave Jacksonville..9.10 day and Saturday, at 4 p. m.
CIRCUIT. Schools-Henry N.Felkel, a. m. 6.45 p. m.
' Tallahassee. Arrive Fernandina..l0.35 Through tickets sold to New York, Phila-
Spring Term a. m. 8.15
delphia, Boston, and Baltimore.
, Sumter, 3d Monday in March. Trea.mrer-J. L. Demilly Tallahassee. Towns on R. R. Line For tickets and
, Collector of Retenue-C. C. Pearce state-rooms, apply at the
Marion, 4th Monday in March. Talla-
" hassee. CONNECTIONS.AT Company's office, foot of Centre Street.
Putnam, 3d Tuesday after 4th Monday in
\ March. Assessor of Taxes-G. A. Croome, Tallahassee. Cedar Key. W. B. TUCKER,
i FEENANDINA, FLA., Agent at Fernandina, Fla.J. .
Levy 4th after
,;. March., Tuesday 4th Monday in LEVY COUNTY.County With New York and Fernandina Steam- A. MERCIEE,

! Alachua, 4th Monday after 4th Monday in Judge-Jno.F. McDonell, Bronson. ship Line from New York on Tuesday, and J. N. HARRIMAN General Passenger Agent.
j March. Clerk-J. M. Barco, Bronson. Offers to Lessees and Purchasers a large for New York on Thursday. Manager.
, Fall Term- Sheriff( J. S. Parker, Bronson. With Sea Island Route from and to Savannah -

, Sumter, 1st Monday in October. Assessor of Taxes-Louis Appell, Bronson. number of the most eligible and desirable and Brunswick, daily except Sunday.AT BOOTS AND SHOES.

t i Marion, 3d Monday in October. Collector of Revenue-J. Ira Gore, Cedar CALLAHAN.To J
, Putnam. 3d Tuesday in November. Key. Lots, suitable for Business Purposes, or for and from Savannah and Charleston, TIIE NEW STORE.- &
Levy, 4th Tuesday in November. Superintendent of Schools-J. B. Menden- and all points North and West daily.AT .
1 Alachua, 1st Monday after 4th Tuesday in hall, Bronson. City or Suburban Residences,

To and
SEVENTH Tallahassee
Spring Term- County Judge-R. M. Witherspoon, Madi- UPON EASY TERMS. and all points South, West, and Northwest,,

Orange, 4th Monday in January. son.Sheriff S. M. Hankins daily. ) {j Proprietor, } EJC
Volusia 3d Madison.
Monday in February. AT HAWTHORNE,
s Brevard, 1st Monday in March. Clerk-John M. Beggs Madison Liberal Discounts on Values allowed to To and from Palatka daily .
except Sunday.AT )
. Dade, 3d Monday in April. Superintendent of Schools-E. S. Tyner, OT
i i Fall Term- Madison. parties engaged in manufacturing or indus- WILDWOOD.

Orange, 2d Monday in August. County 7rea.mrer-S. S. Smith, Madison. With Stage Line to and from Brooksvilleand H:
Volusia, 2d Monday in September. Collector of Revenue-M. H. Warring, Mad- rial enterprises, who will erect on the prop- Tampa daily except Sunday.
Brevard, 4th Monday in September. ison.Assessor With Stage Line to and from Leesburg
Dade, 2d Monday in November. ison. of Taxes-B. D. Wadsworth, Mad- erty purchased substantial improvementsfor daily except Sunday.AT S s

MANATEE COUNTY.County residence, or in which to conduct their AND
County Officers. Morgan's Line
Steamships for Key
Judge-Z.. Crawford, Manatee. West and Havana S S
Saturday for
4 ALACHUA. Clerk-Robert S. Griffith business.INDUCEMENTS. every ; New
Manatee. Orleans
every Friday ; from Key West and
Y County Judge-Junius C. Gardner Gaines- Sheriff A. S. Watson Pine
Level. Havana
ville. Assessor TO every Friday; from New Orleans -r'' :I3O :
of Taxes-S. J. Tyler, Bradentown .MANUFACTURERS every Saturday.With .
Clerk-J. A. Carlisle, Gainesville. Collector of Rt'Venue-Marion G. Carlton
y Sheriff S. C. Tucker, Arredondo. Popash. by exemption for a term of years from for Tampa and from Steamship West Company's Steamers Q
Assessor of Taxes-S. Wienges Gaines- Superintendent of Schools Key Monday and
--Felix J. Seward Thursday for
; Tampa and
taxation Mon
offered ,
ville. Pine Level. by the several cities and day and
Collector of Revenue-H. C. Denton, Gaines- MARION COUNTY. For information Friday. C>: {{ Fernandina, } EJB
towns. respecting routes rates
ville. Apply to ,
County Judge-Samuel F. Marshall, Ocala. FCHAS. etc., apply to
Gainesville.Superintendent of Schools-W. N. Sheats, Clerk-Robert Bullock, Ocala. W. LEWIS, A. 0. MAcDONELL: : { Cor. Centre & Third. [ S
Sheriff-A. B. Crutchfield, Ocala. -Office Gen'l Ticket and Pass.Agent.
cor. Beh & 7th sts. D.

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::::- IAT TUX SOUTH. rich the truck farmers, who ship their pro- seed oil mills, and as these are profitable it
PROGRESS -- ducts to the Northern cities. Florida has a may be safely predicted that in a State that': BRADLEY'S FERTILIZERSBRADLEY'S !-

WHERE TONE EVER GREW few cotton factories. The truck farmers expect is advancing as Texas is there will ere long
r..r.ES OF GRASS WEALTH IN THE FUTURE BEyOND to realize greater profits than any cot- be more,especially as she has a large cotton-
BEFORE- DREAMS OF AVARICE ton mills can yield. The State's total debtis growing region north of her vast belt of BRADLEY'SORANGE
TilE $1,276,500. She had 187,748 inhabitants timber. The railroad mileage in the Stateis TREE r
of as flippantly
The South! It is spoken 1870, and 239,403 in 1880. 5,743. :Many new roads are soon to be

as vou might speak Island.of little It pocket?is a yast borough em- North.Carolina is progressing, but not so completed, and it seems probable that the FERTILIZER, B O N' EBRADLEY'S ,
swell, llhode for conspicuously as the States that border on engineers will be successful in getting deeper
Steam, cracking its cheeks power 'returns. at the bars of the Brazos and the Sa-
,ire from :New York to the Gulf as is seen by the census BRADLEY'SFLORIDA
d'sneed to bear boundaries you of that em- These show a population of 1,071,361 in bine and at Galveston, giving the State at
the southernmost than week 1870 and 1,309,750 in 1880. least three outlets to the ocean for direct PURE.
in ,
ire' can barely do rails cannot cross it in South Carolina is making great progress in ,trade with Europe. Her population in 1870
and by latitudinal and you three days. All agriculture, owing to improved methods. was 818,579, and,1,591,749 in 1880. VEGETABLE I FINE-GROUND'
t less than four nights bestowed She' raises more than half America's pro- A bird's eye view of the progress of the
th'e petty kingdoms of their Europe might be duct of rice, and her market garden busi- South was taken by Major E. A..Burke, in FERTILIZER, s BONE ,
away in it presence ness has risen to great importance. In 1870 his speech before the recent Convention of
and New
England -
} known. New her cotton crop reached 224,500 bales of 450 Cotton Planters in Vicksburg. He said that BRADLEY'S BRADLEY'S
it effectually as
be hidden in so find them. It pounds each, and in 1882 it was 620,970 thirty years ago, cotton, sugar and tobacco
to retire an explorer to food and bales. The State's water power is estimatedat were the chief products of the South ; that PATENT -- -- B.D. SEA-FOWL
could be made to produce enough 3,000,000 horse and figures have been the orange was an alien in Florida,and truck -
the entire fourteen =_ GUANO.
clothe _
to feed and factories that gardens for unknown that __- = --
cotton of the made to show that to are commerce were ;
hundred million inhabitants But the globe.It wandof using it it is far less expensive than the Texas had not then learned the full valueof
is an undeveloped empire. water in Northern manufacturingcities. her stock ranches; that Arkansas and
1 ro-TCSS has been waved over it, and the power Twenty-six cotton factories are in Mississippi did not then know the value of W. H. GARLAND, = GEO. E. WILSON,
its fruits
generous soil is beginning to yield fields., operation and companies are putting up their forests, nor Alabama, Tennessee and
the cotton
lud cities are rising on of rails is others. They pay from ten to twenty ,percent North Carolina of their mines; that Louis- AGEXT, STATE AGENT,
Steel' roiled out in the form this ,immense doingthe dividends. In the lumber business iana then produced little rice, and that no-
great work of developing there were 420 mills in 1880, one-half of body in the South had a notion of the intel- FERNANDINA, FLA. JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
territory and to steam the resident that population the- them employing steam. Since 1848 more ligent cultivation of fruit. The ,Major: con-
! look for the untold wealth than $1,000,000 have been taken from the tinued: "In Mississippi,. Arkansas, Texas.
the millions
future has in store for them and railroad Brewer gold mine and the Dorn mine has and Louisiana, nearly 6,000,000 acres of
who will come after them. Gigantic yielded $1,100,000; but of late years the woodland have been either sold or entered FERTILIZERS !
enterprises have been projected, the two We produce and
gold mines have been abandoned. The beds during past years. "'
financiers who are to lay the
the sagacious of the rivers give the State a greater revenue cultivate every crop more intelligently. Our
rails are preparing to divert the hosts the of immigration than she ever got from gold mining. cotton fields yield more cotton to the acre, I have on hand, and am constantly receiving supplies ofWilkinson's

from their march to great From the rivers are taken thousands of tons and of better quality than ten years ago,
Northwest. Southern railroad companies of phosphates, from which $5 to $9 a ton is and less labor is required to cultivate it. Celebrated Bone Fertilizers,
as well as Northern are about to employ paid, and in whose transportation 100 ves- Lands in Georgia that had been worked for
resident agents in Europe to point out the sels are employed. The amount paid in many years, and were supposed to be ex- FOR FRUIT TREES, GRAPE-VINES AND VEGETABLES.
invitingness of the balmy, fruitful South.offers wages at the phosphate factories is about hausted, have, by proper and careful cultivation -

Norfolk's almost incomparable harbor that $300,000 annually. The royalty paid by the been made to yield larger crops PREPARED UNDER A NEW PROCESS, especially suited to our soil and climate,
easy access to the army of immigrants phosphate rock to the State this year Is than ever.*' crops to withstand drouth.
will vet cut up the Old Dominion's 1,000- 13115731. Land may be bought at from 7& Sold at Manufacturer's Prices, freight added.
rich and the
and make Virginia
acre Norfolk will another $1 to $100 per acre. Good farming lands M.A.SllIMONS' LIVEn KEDICIKE. --ALSO IN STOCK:-
rail from
steel railroa held at from $5 to $50 an
army of immigrants westward and south- acre.near The State has 1,552 miles of railroad WHAT 13 T AID OP IT. Pure Ground Bone, Dissolved Bone for Composting, Cotton-Seed Meal,

ward. But not westward as far as Texas, as and other roads to be Ash Element Muriate and Sulphate of Potash Land Plaster etc.
railroad companies had in operation, are soon 'It Is Indlspensiblc! u LJs:Malarious climate. ,
the Huntington finished. The State debt has been reducedto .
We can't do v.-LIiout it. It saved: us from much
for Texas is taking measures to 11&1Send for Circulars and prices. a
planned; Her in 1870
immigration transit through the Gulfof $6,531,290.63. population sickness.:HCY.J. C. Weaver, Texas.: "W" JT" JSC7OTT
give Mexico. was 705.606; in 1880 it was 995,577. 'Twenty years ot suCcriag from Indigestionand Fernandina, Fla., November 17, 1883. 6m

But Virginia is not waiting for the future; Tennessee is advancing slowly, especiallynear diseased Liver was relieved by a package

nor, indeed, are the other Southern States. her southern border where the peopleare of it.'-Rev.M. IL Cullum! Grapevine Texas. '
!She has already begun to export her products "catching on" with the enterprisingmen 'It has done more to relieve and cure mo of
in her own steamship line from New- who are making Northern Georgia and in Sick Headache than all the other remedies I .f L. E--\IIr' YJ'dS S
News to Europe direct : her miners are Northern Alabama hum. Her population i 5I-B S
port ever used. J. i I. Leod of No.Carolina.
down from the mountain regions 1870 was 1.258,520; in 1880 it was 1542359. _
ending( 'It to cheerfully : -:
proved blessing famfly.1
made like ratio of advance in my !
of coal annually and foreign Kentucky a 'Jot
millions of tons ALL PL AKTC tar ALL CROft for AU -
capitalists have invested millions of population, having 1,321,011 in 1870, and testify to its merits. Its popularity here Isunbounded. ? ', nIATE Ali are tested: only the Dest sent out.
three in 1,648,690 in 1880. She is limiting the pro- .'-Rev.S.G.ShawBatesvilleArk. Grain and Farm Seed]Hanna;JThtorY and best methods
dollars within the past two or years 1'f'\\ of culture of Grain Root Crops Grasses Fodder
newly-discovered iron mines and coal duction of one of her staples-for her pro- These are but samples from amoI1Jftc many only il O ts. "lIt/al Catalogue and wSlte'S' rSSS6'several .
thousands unsolicited thousand varieties, FUEE.S .
her farmers ducers have a lively sense of the overpro- of _
fields with that improved are to machinery developed ; are puttingtracts duction of 1881 and 1882, when 64,000,000 during the the original past few A.years.SIIDIONB'LIVER Ask your druggistfor MEDICINE LtY'sri:; : c s HIRAM SIBLEY CO. Rochester., N.Y. Chicago, ill.coLLfls .

of land under cultivation and dou- gallons of whisky were distilled, and the ,made at St.Louis,Mo. Take no other.
bling their crops, as for example of pota- market was so overstocked as to threaten
toes, of which they raised 2,000.000 bushels widespread bankruptcy. Her distillers have
in 1830 against 1,000.000 in 1870, and of to- formed a pool to keep the production downto REAL ESTATE.Florida .
bacco. raised in/ 1830 against 30,000,000 pounds in All along the Mississippi, immigrants are
1870.! This years crop of peanuts alone tilling up the river counties of Arkansas and
yielded 1000000. Old Virginia has thirty- erecting saw-mills and cutting down tim- 5826.MANUFACTURERS .

five' lines of railroad, eleven cotton factories ber. As a result, lands that were utterly
and water power for hundreds, and about a unsalable are passing hands at from $1 to $5
hundred and fifty tobacco factories. Her an acre. The State is wonderfully diversi-

population" in 1870 was 1,224,165, and in18SO fied. In the northwestern corner are three
\() it was 1,512,565. ranges of mountains that are now known to
Georgia also, is building factories mostlyfor contain valuable minerals. Here is the "r'r -
making cotton goods. She has 3,000 source of the many streams that meander Lands.The
miles railroad 'to transport the raw cotton through the southern part of the State. -.'_,' ," (;:1"
to the factories and the cloth from them; Some of'them are navigable for hundredsof : ",
have been miles. There are 40,000,000,000 feet ofshortleaf ; _
and now that capitalists taught _-.", ','
that it is more profitable to make cotton pine in the State, and only 319 "
saw-mills t"ocut it. Small farms are becoming .... ., ,
fabrics near the cotton fields than it is to -=- -' =-= "' ..Jj'r' 'i'':<" __
ship cotton to New England, capital is seek- life rule and exclusive cottongrowingis Peninsular I- -==_ ';E-: "--"' ,.t -:=C
ing out desirable sites for new cotton mills out of vogue. Much of the farming is "' """

on he hundreds of water-falls in Georgia. done on shares, as some of the newcomers ..,,-, ;-. ,
TUB State now has fifty cotton factories, have not the money required for setting up ;; =- ---- .....-. -'
eight hundred lumber mills and more than as farmers their own account; but industry -
LOW grist mills. The annual yield of cot- and frugality are sure to make them OF
ton is about 1,000,000 bales. Capitalistshave landowners. The United States still has --JTrOIical Florida
invested several millions of dollars in about 5,000,000 acres of land in the State

tile gull; mines in the northern part of the and the railroad companies own 2,280,000.The Axes Hatchets Picks
;State; and as yet no dividends have been reported latter ask from $2 to$7 an acre for their
; but every cotton factory thus far lands. There are 1,564 miles of railroad in RAILROAD (OTAMES 9

has paid the stockholders from eight to the State. The cotton-seed-oil mills are the AND OTHER EXTRA QUALITY
twenty i>er cent. annually. Georgia's debt largest and most prosperous of all the Ar-
lias been reduced to 9451635. Her population kansas factories. They have a capital of ARE OFFERING LANDS IN THE TOOLS FOR FARMS AND PLANTATIONS.Also .
in 870 was 1,184,109 ; in 1880 it was $1,200,000, and their dividends are hand- .
u&mAlabama's:? some. The oil not only takes the place of COUNTIES OFIMLAJRIOIT FINE STEEL AND CHEAPER PLOWSOf
/ cotton mills have declared lard in Arkansas, but butter has been made ,
from fifteen to twenty per cent. dividends. from it. The State has gained in population all sizes and prig iroin $j u: $30. Also, Plowing Machines.
and is and from 484,471 in 1870 to 802,525: in 1880. ,
European capital creating more '
ALACHU < Farmers will receive valuable information catalogues &c.,
more of them every day. Her cotton-sued Railroad builders have spent more than ,
J .
oil mills also give their owners large profits, $20,000,000 Mississippi, within the past by writing to the makers

and their operations are likely to be enormously two years, and several cotton factories have PUTN : COLLINS & CO., 212 Water St., New York.
enlarged after it becomes generally been built. Of course there will be others

known that cotton-seed oil is far superior to as the SUite according to Governor Lowry,
lard: fur cooking. The iron mines are of is the greatest cotton-growing State in the :: ,
fabulous extent and they have built within Union. The problem of producing jute is DR. CLARK JOHNSON'S
the' past ten years a number of cities among one that Mississippi is solving in her two A
which is the flourishing and rapidlygrowing jute factories in Brookhaven and Greenville. STJIMCTEIR, ANDHERNANDO

city of Birmingham, on the Louisville Enormous profits are expected from it. The
:Nashville\ \ Railroad. eleven years old, State has 6,000,000,000 feet of lumber stand INDIAN BLOOD SYRUPCures
and, with a population of 12,000. There are ing. Lands may be bought at from $1.25 an ,
1-J.utMi; square miles of coal fields in the acre up to $30. Mississippi appropriates
:Mate, whose output is 1,200,000 tons a year. $12,500 annually to promote immigration
AT PRICES FROM all disease of the Stomach layer Bowels
than other Southern ,
flic standing: lumber in the State is estimated a greater sum any
:, at 2,307,000,000 feet, and the annual State has voted in the aggregate. In 1870, Kidneys: Skin and Blood. MILLIONS testify to its
product at 18,885,000 feet. Unimproved she had 827,922 inhabitants, and 1,131,597 in
'u'ds+! average about$1.25 an acre and railroad 1880. $1.25 to $10 per Acre.All I ellicacy in healing the above named diseases, and

lands, of which the companies own The General Government still owns about pronounce it to be the Best Remedy Known: to 31an
:-HM.xiu( ( acres within fifteen miles of their 2,000,000 acres of laud in Louisiana, and the
roads, from $2 to $3 an acre Cotton is still State has about 4,000,000 acres for sale at 121

the great staple, and there is a healthy tendency cents an acre for overflowed or sea-marsh these lands are in the central f GUARANTEED TO CURE DYSPEPSIA.Trade .
to small farms. Alabama has 2,000 land, 25 cents for swamp land, 75 cents for
miles of railroad. In 1870 her population swamp land that can be drained, and $1.25 peninsular portion of the State, and Mark.
was 900,992: ; in 1880 it was 1262505. for better land. There is little immigration.The .
In Florida land is held for higher prices inexhaustible salt mine on Averyts within fifteen miles of Railroads in e@ AGENTS: WANTEDLaboratory

than in Alabama and Georgia. True, Hamilton island yields 2,000 sacks of ground salt per
lh ston recently, bought 4,()IO,000 acres day. Louisiana looks to the General Government successful operation, traversing a territory 77 West Third St., New York City. Druggists sell it
01 t swamp lands for $1,000,000: but they for aid in protecting herself from

were lands that were burdening the State the semi-annual overflows of the Mississippi. which is being more rapidly CEDARTOWN, GA., June 20th, 1881.

with interest, and as the State could not Protection once afforded she will have mil- settled and than other Dr. Clark .Touuw1Ily children were sick with Fever, and a short trial of your
Itelld the money required to reclaim them, lions of acres of the most fruitful soil on the developed any Indian Blood Syrup completely cured them.

theIr sale at 25 cents an acre was deemed a planet and there will be a population to of the State. 46 RUDIE CANTLER.
\d riddance. The General Government's cultivate it. The State has 1,140 miles of part

1:='.IMI\I.OOli\ acres in the State may be bought railroad, Her total debt is$11,845,350. Population The fertility of the soil and accessi- .

Si1'25: an acre. The State owns M.000.- 726,915 in 1870, and 939,946 in BOOKS AND STATIONERY. IDO'W'S '
.\ acres of school lands appraised at from 1880. bility to the largest and best markets
l.-) to $7 an acre, and other lands are Texas is buying up and retiring her bonds.
i.aiuwl, at from $2: for swamp land up to $300 As high as 140 has been paid for them. Her make these lands particularly desira- HORACE DREW, JAMAICA GINGER CORDIALIS

an acre fur orange grove lands. Orange cul- total debt is $4,576,634. Immigrants are
far is proving exceedingly profitable. pouring into the State over the railroads ble for the cultivation of fruits and IQookscller: Stationer, NOT AN ALCOHOLIC EXTRACT,

Till; year's crop is estimated at 600,000 from the North and in the steamships from -D Printer and Binder. but contains all the medicinal proper-

boxes._ The old Ginn Grove, near Sanford, Europe to the number of 75,000 a year and early vegetables for shipment. For ties of the finest Jamaica Ginger Root. It

Smln! acres, will pay $15,000 profit this year. new town;? are 'rising at all points of the is very pleasant to take, and
groves have been remunerative in compass. Old towns are growing; in the large and immediate profits there is School Books and Orange WrapsXOW
llike ratio. Worth where the value of the CURES INDIGESTION HEADACHE,
J.J.1 ofFort ,
mzant, who settled in Volusia case the
either completed or put under no industry in Florida equal to
county nine years ago and had no new buildings COLDS CHILLS CRAMP COLIC,
Ca P flat has October 1st is $575,000 ,
since ,
realized 10,000 from an orange contract for Northern --
ro.\'e. The magnitude of the business maynferred and hi Dallas; where' buildings valued at raising of early vegetables DIARRHCEA, DYSENTERY,
be i from the fact that in the latte'ranri more than $600,000 have been erected this markets. $&- Liberal discounts to Teachers and
part of Member last the Florida Transit year. The public and other lands for sale Trade. Special prices and Catalogue free on I. PAINS in the Stojaach and Bowels, -

\ Peninsular Railroad Company were in Texas, which are counted by millions of For new and descriptive circular, application.
taking out from twenty to thirtv car loads i io'lnges acres, may be bought froni $1 to $100 an 59 W. BAY STREET, and MALARIA, by warming and stimulat- '
f ':: ? ,!??. Another source of revenue acre. Good land near a railroad commands address ing the Stomach and Bowels into a healthy

III FlorIda IS the hotel business. The $30 an acre. Texas has a larger area of CHAS. W. LEWIS JACKSONVILLE FLA. action. Sold by
state has 7,000,000.000 feet of pine timber; woodland than any other State. Large PALMER BRO'S;

and feet 1I118.S1 the lumbermen cut 208,054.000 streams run through it and railroads traverse Land Commissioner, Nassau Fibre, Centre Street, Fernandina, Fla.

Railroads, of which some hundreds of it in every direction. She has 20,000 square For beds and mattresses, superior .Z2T*Also, Agents for DOW'S JAMAICA
miles ,
industry have. been built,have stimulated every miles of.coal fields, but not yet sufficient .Fernandina, Fla., to anything else in use. For sale by GINGER ALE, the only Ginger Ale made :
ins In i the State. Capitalists are build- capital for building cotton factories. Thereare Or Ocala Florida. 38 June 24-tf FRED W. HOYT & Co. without peppei. 22 -_
8eyeral mills and cotton- -
new short lines, which will en- however, a few cotton


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J .':;, u":::'" ... ---" : ..:- ,THE FLOK1LA MIRROR : DECEMBER' 22. '.: '._., :,. :.


THE FLORIDA MIRROR. Hon. D. L. Yulee has been a guest at the A Christmas Carol! "Glory to God in the highest, and on Presbyterian -- -----

e .St. James Hotel, Jacksonville the past earth peace, and good will toward men !I" Services Church.

week. Mr. Yulee was called to Florida on A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR! tomorrowmorning and evenin
It.OO.A YEAR; $1.00 FOR SIX MONTHS business before the United States Court. Individually, we wish each and all our Subject in the evening: "Christmas p*tlT-!:
From, how: many lips will this kindly friends, health, happiness, and prosperityin sties"
Senator Call has introduced bills to erecta greeting'fall ere another issue of The Mirror the present a merry Christmas; in the

public building at Jacksonville at a cost of closes the present year! future-very many, and happy New Years! : Examine
The Bridgeton brought a large number of $200,000, and a resolution requesting the If we burn not the "Yule-tide log" of the Cuffs Gents' 'Scarfs, Ties, Collars and

>. passengers on'the 18th. President to demand of the Spanish Govern- Old World, or heap our hearth-fires with Election of Officers.At at PR E;coTr s if wanting fie go0ffe. sLakes

ment repayment to citizens of the United 11 the largest log as of r
many countrymen the
The roof of the new Episcopal Church regular meeting of Weeapopka Jewelry Store
States of paid by them on shipmentsof will do ,
money in
gladly "gelid North" of
has been painted. Lodge, No. 2535, K. of H., the following CORNER CENTRE AND THIRD
from the United States to Cuba. our own land, our hearts will not beat the for the offers
" The finest assortment Christmas Candies officers were elected for the ensuing :year: Holiday season a large and max &.
The large schooner-lighter, owned by less warmly, or our better natures feel less C. V. Hillyer, Dictator.E. cent assortment of SOLID AND ROLLED "GOLD'
and Cakes, at HOYT & Co.'s. JEWELRY
Fred W. Hoyt, was totally destroyed by fire keenly the thrill T. Roux, Vice Dictator. Neck-chains, as Ear-rings Breast-pins
X. The ground for the new brick block of ,Bracelets,Plain and Seal Rings'
on Monday night while at anchor near Old -"of holy Yule! Charles Williams, Assistant Dictator.W. Sleeve Buttons, etc., etc., suitable for Clirat:
William Lake's has been cleared. Town. Two men sleeping aboard narrowly "The Christian's thrice most holy-tide." J. Woodward, Reporter.W. mas presents. Prices within reach of all t

y' Mrs. Morrison, of New York, is spending escaped with their lives, so rapid was the Placed amidst surroundings of extreme A. Jones, Financial Reporter. ,
the winter with Mrs. Kydd her sister. spread of the flames. The fire is Fireworks,
supposedto natural loveliness,the dwellers in our Southern Thomas Kydd, Treasurer.W. In endless variety, at MEDDAUGH'S
i Mr. G. W. Kittelle, proprietor of the Eg- have originated from the stove. The clime-quickly susceptible at all times to H. Garland, Chaplain.W. Corner Centre and Third Streets..

,i mont Hotel, is expected soon after Christ" lighter was valued at about $3,000; partially the heart's"Warm C. Beal, Guide.C. .

mas. insured., impulses for love or war," A. Noyes, Guardian.S. Oranges.
From the celebrated
J. D. Porter and wife of Zanesville Ohio The San Antonio, which cleared for New T. Riddell, Sentinel. Bishop and Harris
should be especially touched by the reoccurrence Groves, for sale at from 20c. to 35c.
have been guests of the Egmont, since the York Friday morning, carried the followingcargo of the happy Christmas-time, which Theo. Starbuck, Past Dictator; A. 0. Mac- dozen,at STARR'S per
: 1,133 boxes 300 bales Donnell, Sitting Past Dictator. Second
opening. oranges, sea can here be celebrated, and enjoyed, by the street.
island cotton,412 logs cedar, 100 cases cedar, Trustees : R.W. Southwick,W. Jeffreys
Mr. John L. Clay, our formerly so popular rich and poor alike, without the sad draw- To Rent.
214 barrels rosin,58 barrels spirits turpentine and F. W. Simmons. Desirable house
pleasantly located
young druggist, contemplates'locating on and hindrances of less favored regions -
the St. Johns river. 12 barrels syrup, 20 boxes tobacco, 2 hogsheads ; and while throughout the Christian The new officers will be installed on Tuesday 2t _FRED. W. HOYT.

fish, 119 packages household goods, evening, January 15,1884. The lodge is
Capt. and Mrs. J. S. Wadleigh arrived by world millions of hearts will hear the glad Holiday Presents.
and 110 of in a flourishing condition.
packages merchandiseThe For the
Christmas I
the steamer San Antonio this week. They tidings of great joy, surely in no clime down season have marked
work of rebuilding the burnt districton will the my large stock of CLOCKS, GOLD AND
of the angels sound
will remain here until May next. song more SILVER WATCHES, WATCH CHAINS
Centre street has now begun in earnestA sweetly than in our own! CHRISTMAS CHARMS, at Bottom Prices. WM. LAKE un ;
telegram received in this city,Thursday ,
small army of bricklayers, carpenters, etc., In far-off lands, Corner Centre and Third Streets.
afternoon, announced the death of Dr. A. C.
Ford is engaged in the work of erection. We. "The lowly Lapp in hut of Christmas bells ring so merrily; Candles
at Palatka, Fla., of consumption. snow and Fruit,
i learn that contracts have been made by Mr. Children's voices chime so cheerily,
1 Ponce de Leon Council, No. 922, A. L. H., Downey to rebuild next month, on the will also hear the Christian message, but On this happy day. Candles, etc., for Christmas At Trees,
annual meeting, Friday night at 8 o'clock there the angels' song will be accompanied MEDDAUGH'S
corner of Centre and Third. A two-story How gladly they tell the story Corner Centre and Third Streets.TOYSI .
standard time. Election of officers. block has ,been determined upon by :Mr. by mighty symphonies, where Of Jesus in His infant glory,

Several tramps have been very annoyingin Downey. This is one of the most valuable With a louder' roar, gathering and sounding Who came on earth to-day. TOYS !!

this city the past week. They should be business locations in the city. Comes the, on strong wind from Labrador- Brightly beamed the star that led OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS

summarily dealt with by our city officers. Among the Egmont arrivals for this week: The storm wind-the wind Euroclydon !I" Shepherds to His lowly bed, OF ALL ,
On this glorious day. ,
Sparkling Champagne Cider, pints and i are: W. H. Robinson, Gainesville, Fla.; H. and heavens lighted with strange fires,where OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS,

quarts, at HOYT & Co.'s. I L. Scranton, Tarpon Springs, Fla.; H. A. All night long the Northern streamers Wise men brought their gifts most rare, AND
Bishop, Jacksonville, Fla. W. S. Wagstaff Blaze athwart the Of gold, and myrrh, and gems so fair,
Applications for board at the Egmont are ; trembling sky; To the Babe today.A AT ALL PRICES,
coming by nearly every mail, and the 'prospects Jacksonville, Fla.; Jno. P. Beckwith, Cin Fearful lights that never beckon," AT ALL PRICES,
for a good winter business are very cinnati Southern Railway; C. A. Baird, Cin Save when kings and heroes die! God of power, truth and love, AT ALL PRICES,

flattering. cinnati Southern Railway; J. J. Richards, "A merry Christmas and happy New Year!" Lifted To far intercede, so far above to-day., AT MEDDAUGH'S,

Services will be held in St. Peter's Episco Fairport, N. Y.; Inquor P. Hans, Fairport, Prays the anxious wife or mother, for AT MEDDAUGH'S,
N. Y.; L. C. Trumble, Charleston, S. C.; M. the storm-tossed mariner, long expected, Praises to the adorable One- AT MEDDAUGH'S
? pal Church, on Christmas Day, at 10:30: ,
E I G. Meyer, Boston : George M. Swan, New homeward bound! and may He "who rules Jesus Christ, the Father's Son, i
o'clock in the morning, and 3:30 o'clock in I Lives and reigns to-day. Corner Centre and Third Sfc.
the afternoon. York; J. D. Porter and wife, Zanesville, the waves, and holds the winds !in the hol- Corner Centre and Third Sta.
low of His hand," hear the prayer"stillthe Fernandina, Fla., December, 1883. I

Amelia Lodge, No. 47, F. & A. M., meetson Ohio.We are informed that we have now a tempest," as on the Lake of Galilee- Corner Centre and Third Sta.

Thursday evening next, December 27th, and safe into the haven guide the vessel -
Mayor an Acting Mayor, and that the
(St. John's Day), when the newly elected
freighted with so souls.
two officials are something like the two many
officers will be
buckets in a well-first one then the other. With us, how different!
The Mansion House, which has been un The Christmas morn will usher in a day
The is
Mayor engaged on a steamer or a
dergoing repairs and renovation for some steamboat running between this city and of cloudless splendor. The sun "with glory NEW GOODS

weeks, is now ready for the winter business. Savannah. This is all commendable enough, glad, in strength arrayed," will pour his
It is a first-class family hotel. bright beams o'er and lakes
tranquil seas
but it seems to us that he can hardly claimto ,
.. Frank Griffin, an old colored man born i in be the executive head of the city from In silvery slumber deep, o'er woods and 00. '

Camden county, Georgia, some eightyeightyears which he is usually absent. If he does not fields _

ago, died at Coneville Wednesday claim his salary as Mayor then the city i is Of tenderest luscious green fruits-, or golden with their ] BOOTS Lo ( y

evening. Griffin was the father of twenty not financially injured perhaps, but we do To sink into a night-like Jessica's! !
five children.M. 'I
not how he
see can consistently hold or "
-Look! how the floor of heaven
Ludin, who two years ago made the exercise the office under present circum Is thick inlaid with patines of bright gold! v
I reputation of the Egmont Hotel of being the stances. "There is not the smallest orb which thou A y

best served, as well as the most elegant of A Christmas festival will be held in the But in beholdest his motion like an angel sings COMPLETE STOCK M

the Florida hotels, will again be chef du Methodist Church, by the Sabbath School Still quiring to the young-eyed cherubim !1" 00. FOR

cuisine of that institution this winter. and congregation, on Thursday, December Or, of such a night as Homer sings, and E'f STREET AND DRESS. :r,.,;

Mr. R. W. Lewis, of Cedar Key, who last 27th. We learn that the exercises will be in the same land, where there were shep ;!

week shipped a hogshead of fish to New very interesting and varied. Songs and rec herds abiding in the field, keeping watch H(

York as an experiment, received a telegramthis itations, and short addresses, together witha over their flocks by night ;" perhaps the == LADIES' AND GENTS', drLl

week stating the fish arrived there i in beautiful Christmas tree, will be embracedin most sublime description of night in our :MISSES,

fine condition. He shipped two hogsheads the services. We anticipate a very pleasant language, and of which one is constantly
rii too
this week. time, and we feel assured that the little I reminded in this favored land. Listen CHILDREN'S

ones look forward to it, and especially the i
The stores Messrs. J. & T.
Kydd, Mode
: "As when the
distribution of the from moon shines full in the sky,
the Christ
Bros. and :Mrs. H. W. King have been presents And in glory around her glitter the stars of
mas tree, with keenest pleasure. The last heaven!
thronged the past few weeks with purchasers
The display of holiday presents in these entertainment of this kind was a complete No breezes to ruffle the stillness, but in the == INFANTS'8
establishments success; and we feel certain that this one, if i calm, clear light, ,
has certainly been very Long reaches of hills and of headlands
elaborate and handsome.A nothing untoward happens, will be equallyso. forests and all, ]
beautiful We are authorized to extend an invita Stand forth,and the bright-blue ether above i SHOESL
present one of those Toilet, tion to all to be present. them
or Tea Sets, at HOYT & Co.'s. Deepens, as star glimmers out upon star, in

Our principal provision merchants, A. B. Now Offering.Fine its glory, >
And the soul of the shepherd rejoices!I" w IMPROVED STYLES
Noyes, H. E. Dotterer and Fred W. Hoyt & Slippers in all shapes and styles, for I' Z
Co., have made unusual preparations thisyear Ladies and Gentlemen, at PRESCOTT'S. A merry Christmas and a happy New Year! 00 PERFECT FITTING,
for the holiday season, in the line of How many parents will fold their little ones

staple and fancy groceries. They have been New Board of Directors of the Fer- closer to their hearts as the heavenly greeting [ GREAT VARIETY,

well rewarded by a liberal patronage. nandina & Jacksonville Railroad. comes from the tiny lips! thanking their

I The new route is now open by water from .At a meeting of the stockholders of the Heavenly Father for the mercies of the past, =

Savannah to Sanford by steamers Bridgetonand Fernandina & Jacksonville Railroad, held] and trustfully committing the little ones fFAIR PRICES 1

St. Nicholas to Fernandina steamers at the office of the company in this city last to His fostering care for the coming year. + t CdJ

Cygnus and Florida from Jacksonville to Thursday, the following board of directorswere But it"-

Sanford. The Cygnus is one of the finest elected to serve for one year: E. H. "In the flock how well soe'er attended,"

steamers ever put on Florida waters. Harriman, J. O. Bayard Cutting, Ferd. W. there

Peck, Elijah Smith, D. E. Maxwell J. D.Campbell -
Considerable interest has been felt in the "Be found some vacant chair,"

suit now pending before the United States and B. S. Henning. and the unbidden tear rises in memory of J. PRESCOTT, r

Court at Jacksonville by certain free land The Recent Cold Spell the absent loved one, remember, in then _

bondholders against the Town Improvement The recent cold spell, which occurred o words of the sweetest singer of our own, or -< 0
Company, et al. Argument has been
the night of the 16th inst., presented some perhaps any other day-
for several days by distinguished counselpro
curious features. At Tampa the temperature "It was not in cruelty, not in wrath, T FERNANDINA, FLA.
con. we are reliably informed, stood at 30, The Reaper came that day,
A cluster of fine It was an angel visited the green earth,
very oranges was broughtto and ice formed at Gainesville, the temperature And
took those flowers !Ic
this city this week by Mr. J. E. Davis, of being 27, at Waldo 28, on Orange away
King's Ferry. The oranges measured from Lake 28. My Lord hath need of these flowerets gay,' ARRIVING WEEKLY
twelve to fourteen inches in circumferenceand No particular The Reaper said, and smiled;
injury was done to *
any Dear tokens of the earth are they,
weighed eleven pounds. They were trees.
young orange Where He was once a child.
grown on the place of Mrs. Higginbotham, At Fernandina the temperature was at 32,
two miles from the Ferry. and no injury was sustained even by such And they shall all bloom in fields of light,
Transplanted by my care,
Mr. Warren F.Scott, who lives at Amelia, tender shrubbery as the castor oil bean. The And saints upon their garments bright
some seven miles from this city, is one of orange trees showed not the slightest touchof These sacred blossoms wear." Healthy People Sometimes Laugh

the most progressive farmers of the count Y. frost. A merry Christmas and a happy New Year I At the sufferings of dyspeptics, and say that their pains and distresses are

This year he experimented with the Wilkin- The frost line evidently is a portable line, cries Santa Clans from a thousand rooftops{ imaginary. This is not meant for cruelty, but it is cruelty, all the same.

kinson Bone Fertilizer, on a quarter of an and is located where the cold wave strikes and with a thousand voices,old and young, A person who has a crooked foot, or a wounded hand, or a sightless eye,

;1 acre planted to sugar-cane, and while the We see no reason why the orange cannotbe let us respond with hearty welcome 1 calls forth sympathy by the exhibition of the defective member. If the

season for this crop has been very unfavorable as successfully cultivated on this islandas Grateful for a thousand mercies past, dyspeptics sufferer's stomach could be placed on exhibition the cause of

the product was one and a half barrels of anywhere in Florida. Dr. Harrison's spared to greet each other in this, and his distress would be apparent. 9 .

syrup and one barrel sugar,besides$75 worthof grove a few miles from the city and Judge humbly trusting ourselves,and those whom The man with a troublesome stomach often suffers quite as much as

cane sold to the dealers in the city. This O'Neill's on the mainland are notable .instances we love dearer than ourselves, to the care o broken leg, but is far less likely to receive sympathy.

I shows what might be done with proper care of successful orange growing.Substantial Him who, for our sakes, visited the lowly fSympathy is good for sufferers as far as it But Brown's Iron

and cultivation on Amelia Island. manger at Bethlehem, nigh two thousand Bitters

years let us at this sacred ease. of tried
ago season join Disappointed dyspeptics, weary having many experimentsin
Raisins, Nuts, Oranges, Apples, and all Xmas Presents
seasonable PBESCOTT'S for the entire in the joyous pean with which earth's seeking cure will do well to make one lair trial of Brown's Iron Bitten,
the be
good things can found at
community way of Dress and durableBoots 'remotest regions shall resound,and with the and report the result. That this well-tried family medicine will thus diminish
Fred. W. HOYT & Co. s. *" Shoes and .
Slippers. <
herald angels sing- I the quantity of human suffering is an established fact. 10