Florida mirror
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00054505/00199
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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 29, 1883
Publication Date: 1878-
Frequency: semiweekly[<1894-1899>]
weekly[ former 1878-<1886>]
triweekly[ former <1890-1891>]
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Fernandina (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Nassau County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Nassau -- Fernandina Beach
Coordinates: 30.669444 x -81.461667 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 30, 1878)-
Dates or Sequential Designation: Ceased in 1901.
General Note: "Democratic" <1880>.
General Note: Editor: Geo. R. Fairbanks, <1887>.
General Note: Publishers: George R. Fairbanks, <1885-1886>; Moore & Manucy, <1887-1891>; The Mirror Pub. Co., <1894-1898>.
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002057832
oclc - 33834378
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System ID: UF00054505:00199
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NEW YORK GOSSIP. street lamps illuminated the white surface WASHINGTON.
Sunday night a car load of the largest and RAILROAD NOTES.
with its dashing cutters, jingling troikas,
most luscious looking oranges that we have
CHRISTMAS SHOPPING AND SHOPPEBS SAD droshkis and elegant general assemblies WASHINGTON,'D.: C.,.December 20. ever seen. Mr. Phelps had sample bunchesof VISIT OF PROMINENT RAILROAD OFFICIALSTO

JXCIDENT SENSIBLE CHAEITY-THE FIRST one might have imagined himself on the To the Editor of the Mirror.: the fruit by which he could tell the size GAINESVILLE.-Major H. M. Drane, gen-
gLEIGH RIDE OF THE SEASON-FUN, banks of the Neva, a participant of or lookeron eral
Republican Senators: now since of the oranges in any box in the car. He manager and Captain John C. Reynolds,
COMFORT c AND BEMINISCENCES. at the scenes. French novelists love to they have cleared the Senate. ; offices of thair had his car billed for Indianapolis, Indiana, chief engineer. of the Savannah, Florida &

TEW YORK, December 24,1883. picture when describing winter in St. Petersburg faithful efficient Democratic incumbents and with the privilege of stopping nearer if he so Western Railway Company, and Major S.

Christmas is at hand, and the streets generally In the distance glittered the lights of i filled the places with inexperienced Repub- desired. Mr. Phelps, the purchaser of the Conant, general manager, :Major W. P. Cou-

but the main thoroughfares particularly' Barry'sGabe Case's,Judge Smith's,and other licans. Yes, they had 'a right to do it ; might ,I John Smith grove near lola, informed us per, chief engineer, and C. P. Joseph, assist-

are thronged with shoppers. The two road houses, and coming in from the frostyair has ever been right, according, their rec- that he had examined the different orange ant engineer, of the Florida Southern Railroad -

snow storms have slushed the streets consiJerably -. the bright, fires, the glitter of the glass ord. But let us hear nothing, more about belts of Florida, including the Indian River Company, were in the city Friday and

l and made walking and riding difficult and silver on the snowy table linen in the civil service reform from Republican head country, before purchasing, and that he was made an examination of the Florida Southern -

but the fair world that makes purchasesdoes dining room, and the delicious odor of a rich quarters. Less than a year.ago: that side, of satisfied the region around lola grew the Railroad bed from the Transit Railroadat

not seem to mind the discomfort. This soup, a steaming steak, and perhaps a tum- the Senate chamber was:resonant with the finest, largest and best oranges. Heinformedus the crossing to Hague the terminus of the

season shop keepers can certainly not bler "something hot,'' made one feel as if eloquence of civil service reform principles, that Mr. S. S. Alderman had gone up the grade. The conversation the Bee represent-

complain of poor trade. The range of novel- life after all were worth living. Here the and at the first opportunity afforded to show river Sunday: with several car loads on the ative had with the officers -of the road con-

ties suitable for presents is a wide one, and snoly-stormsofoldwere discussed. The" old- reason for the faith that was in it," it suc- boat which he would take to Atlanta and firms the statement made in yesterday'spaper

est inhabitant"' ruled with absolute sway, cumbed to the pressure of party greed. As other cities. )Ir. Phelps was,making a trial relative to the Savannah Florida &
_"nrl_ !::nn-1H.tr.. .. .. .?... .**'\"..rl *.Y.*..f\v\... t i'\1/I noHh... *..n..*_ is it Western the
u u 01 v. & &VH.& n. "p- proven, was too much to, expect ,that trip, and if his venture proved a success he buying road-bed from Gainesville
is all towards artistic goods, which come in ture. not unmixed with regret and sadness, the Republican majority.in. the Senate would would take fifteen car loads the same route. to Hague. The Savannah, Florida &:

brass silver, oxidized silver, glass and bric-a- of the brushes they had over the frozen surface have hesitated to seize upon the few remain- He told us that-Dr. Keyes has 800 trees bear- Western will come down on the road-bed

Irac. As a result one can scarcely ventureinto before New York extended into West- ing salaried offices within such tempting ing and 1,800 that will bear in a year or two. vacated by the Florida Southern, and the

these gay places without considerable chester county, and when i it was not neces- reach, but for consistency's 'sake, at least, He also spoke of the groves of Dr. Theo. depot of the Florida Southern will be at the

money, and a half dozen purchasers of taste- sary to have a trotter that could go 2:21, to something better of them was hoped for. West, of Marianna and others, near Wewa- Varnum building, in the city, and by Feb-

ful and substantial things makes the green make a respectable appearance, and not to They hold that the Democrats will l do like- hitchka, and said that owners of groves in ruary, if not earlier trains will be rolling up

on the back of H fifty dollar bank note turn be regarded as a shoemaker instead of a wise when they get control of the govern- that part of Calhoun were all on the high to their office. What their plans will be

very pale indeed. horseman.' ment in the next Administration. They road to success. Mr. Phelps' idea was to get hereafter, has not been indicated. The Bee

But while everybody before the countersis The Art Loan for the purpose of raising have not hesitated to set a defiant, pernicious to some of the interior large cities away from learns from one in authority that the Savan-

thus occupied in selecting, examining and funds to erect the pedestal of the Bartholdi example, and in the light of Republican the river transportation with his oranges nah,Florida & Western Company is expending

trying to make good choices and good bar- statue is a complete success, and bids fair to precedent, and of their'boasted adherence to and he further said that he preferred the, vast sums of money in the State, as

gains, no one seems to give a thought to the help materially the scheme for which it was the system they so warmly'espoused a few Pensacola & Atlantic route because it kept much as $150,000 each month. They will

P saleswomen for whom every day brings started. Mr. Smith superintendent, tells months since would have given them a more the fruit so short a time on the boat, and probably spend large sums on the buildings

fresh aponics. Nearly every house that me that the attendance aggregates about creditable place upon the record. because of the splendid facilities at Chatta- they will construct on the 47-acre tract of

t deals in goods for Christmas use, keeps open $1,200 a day, Of course large amount of During the election of ,the- new, Senate hoochee for getting the,oranges from the land lying south of and adjoining the Tran-

until ten o'clock at night. As a result, the this comes from the sale of catalogues, whichare officers the caucus programmes of both par- boat to the cars. Mr. Phelps also informedus sit Railroad and depot.-Gainesville Bee.

poor things, who have to be at their posts at one dollar a piece, but are well worth the ties were carried out. The divison, wauposn that Calhoun was rapidly settling up with DAVIDSON RETIRES AND MAXWELL UNITES

eight o'clock in the morning seldom get money, as it is beautifully illustrated and strict party lines,' Messrs. Mahone l and Rid- thrifty farmers from various States, and that THE CENTRAL AND TRANSIT SYSTEMS.-Colonel

home before eleven o'clock at night. They richly annotated. dleberger voting with the Republicans. It good orange lands can yet be had on easy William M. Davidson, general manager of

scarcely get a chance to eat during the day, The suicide of Mr. Wood, of the old firm had been noised abroad there would be an terms. He thinks the climate, soil and the Florida Central Western Railroad, has

and rarely time enough to consume anything of Wood & Hughes, silversmiths, was one acrimonious debate over the wholesale displacement health superior to Eastern and Southern I resigned that office, and his resignation has

warm. And all this for salaries rang-, of the saddest that has occurred in a long of the old efficient officers, and Florida, and admits that the great lack is been formally accepted by the board of di-
from one dollar and a half to ten dollarsa while. Mr. Wood the senior member off in .
I was anticipation of such a discussion the galleries transportation. He says the cost of culti- rectors. Colonel D. E. )Maxwell superin-
week. It is indeed a sight to pass one o the firm. Starting in life as a workman in were filled, the floor of the Senate enlivened vating, gathering and putting on the boatsof tendent of the Florida Transit & Peninsular

these huge caravansaries at night, about clos his trade, by industry, thrift and skill he by members of the House, ex-Sena- his entire crop, worth on his forty acres Railroad, succeeds Colonel Davidson, and

ing time. The hundreds of girls rush out rose to competency. He married and his tors and distinguished visitors-among the $1.500 to $2,000, will not exceed $250. What thereby unites the two systems of roads

with an energy and weariness combined that children grew up. All of these turned but latter Governor Butler, Massachusetts. has been done in Calhoun by :Mr. Phelps, under one management. In accepting Colonel -

makes the observing looker-on sick to the well except one, and he during the last few The only Democrats who commented upon Dr. Keyes, Mr. Alderman, Dr. West and Davidson's resignation, the board of directors -

heart. Their faces are pale, and their eyesas years went to the bad. Grief and sorrow the action of the majority, however, were others, can be done here in Jackson. Then adopted the following fit and deserved

a rule lack lustre. Complexions are fast overcame the old man, and a touch of ma- Senators Pendleton, Beck and Saulsbury ; plant orange groves, 0 ye of little faith," resolution':

ruined in the stifling atmosphere that pre laria at times overwhelmed him and unbalanced and Senator Sherman was the only Republi- and abandon the all cotton plan. Resolved, That in accepting the resignation

vails in the stores. Even their imitation his mind. He sought by almost bury' can-spokesman.: Senators BfeckV 1 and Sauls-' We believe that Col. McKhmo: and othersin of W..M. Davidson, as general manager of' -

jewelery looks dull and tired. How can ing h'imself'with the cares of business to bury taunted the Republicans with repudiation Marianna, and in the county, have solicitation this property,'it is only done at his urgent ."

such girls eat when they get home? Howcan drown his sorrows, but to no effect. On of their civil reform eloquence, and as groves in the same section.-Marianna Times. our confidence, and and we desire to express in to him
they get the sleep which they need so the contrary, he grew worse. Last Sunday the election proceeded, Senator Pendleton with best wishes for his future prosperity.The every way. ,

much ? How can they be at their posts he sat with his wife in her sitting room. moved to strike out the names successivelyof COLD WEATHER AND SNOW.THE retirement of Colonel Davidson

fresh in the morning? And ought we to Suddenly he arose, rushed up to the window, each Republican nominee, and insert discussed was
j judge harshly if, under this relentless ma plunged out and MERCURY FAR BELOW ZERO IN NEW ENG- upon streets yesterday,and the
was picked up a corpse. those of the present incumbents, as an expression LAND-THE STORM: WIDESPREAD. TimesUnion men failed to hear r
chine tyranny, and in the face of the wealth The firm could not even close the business, of opposition to change and confi- The a single expression -
storm of yesterday and last night was save those of genuine regret. Colo-
and finery that parades before them, now for being so near holiday time, they had dence in the old officers. widespread. A cold wave swept over New nel Davidson has always been

and then a girl should forget herself and their hands full of orders, and had to work Congress will adjourn early and long for England. Bangor, :Maine reports the mer- is regarded popular here,
as a highlefficient
seek a change: in folly. night and day to fill them. But Mr. Wood's the holiday vacation-most cury at 19 to 20 below zero ; Rockland, Maine, railroadman
probably 18 below and his
one of the coldest nights ever reputation for solid integrityand
These are rather sad Christmas thoughts, death was none the less regretted, for he wasa Monday, December 24th, to Monday, Janu- known on the coast. At Concord, N. H., honorable manhood is a enviableone.

but they were brought on by an incident man of as sterling a character as the silver ary 7th, though an attempt'was made in the the mercury stood at 20 below and at Han- A reporter met Colonel very lIaxwelles
which occurred only this evening. I had he turned out of his workshop.A House to defeat so long over from 22 to 30 below. Barre Vt., reports -
adjourdment as and asked
terday be
26 below and in number of to given facts
a towns around any concerning
escorted a lady to the Fifth-Avenue Theatreto very brilliant audience gathered at Wailack's an unwarranted delay in the transaction of Bellows Falls the from other in
,,_ __ ___mercury___ _ranged.. 18 too changes the management.
see the Glass of Fashion. After the on Tuesday night to attend the initial business. .f\r\ 11 mi uu u*
Little else will be done in the U\lUW. liiG Jlurcury in uiese towns was if there were to be any, of the road.
performance we walked to the Thirtysecondstreet performance of Judge Barrett's new play, House on Monday but the appointment of 10 lower last night than on Saturday night. "There will be other
station of the Elevated Road. The An American Wife." It was not a typical the committees which Carlisle At Plymouth Mass., the harbor is frozen over changes that I
Speaker expects and the thermometer registers 15 to 18 below. know of. Colonel Davidson insisted
resigning -
pavement was slippery from yesterday'ssnow. "first night, for many of the regulars were to have ready for announcement by At Worcester, Mass., the mercury ranged and I have been appointed to take

Before us walked a little girl,scarcely absent. Their places were taken by lawyersand noon of that day. from 10 to 20 below zero. In Boston the his place, which I will do on the 1st whether
twelveyears old who was evidently walking judges whom one seldom sees in the Turning from politics I will tell lowest point touched was 12 below and towards ,
permanently or not, I cannot
home from one of the stores. A thin calico theatre, and they received the play very thing about two evening the thermometer marked 2 say yet. Every-
distinguished Englishmen below. At 10 o'clock last night the weatherwas thing will run along as before and '
dress, and a little shawl tightly wrapped warmly, for Judge Barrett is a popular man r no
Washington has had within her gates this moderating and snow was falling The changes will be made."
about her body and head was her raiment. on the bench. At the end of the third act week : Matthew Arnold, the lecturer, cold wave extended through Central New. "Do
Suddenly she slipped and fell. She must there were loud calls for the author. The and critic, and poet. York, the thermometer ranging from 8 to 15 you contemplate removing to this
who '
Langtry, lived while below. West of Buffalo a severe sleetstormwas city? asked the reporter.
have hurt her ankle,because she could hardyrise. stage manager came out, and said that the here in her
private palace car shunted last and
on a raging night the telegraph "No, I shall remain at Fernandina
Her little gloveless hands had found author sent his thanks for their kindness. side track the railroad wires were badly demoralized. ; you
near stati- The
:>n. know my office is located there and I haveto
their way out from under the protection of Let him express them !I" exclaimed a Lily has rather improved in since her Snow began falling in Baltimore at two
acting o'clock look after the Transit Road also."
the shawl and they looked pitifully wan and burly lawyer, who has been a terror to and was still falling at ten p. m. As
manya previous engagement here, and is affecting the ground is frozen hard there are prospects At present this is all that is known, and
blue. We assisted her to her feet and the recalcitrant witness, in a stentorian tone. sedateness and quiet tastes by her exclusive of a deep snow. At Petersburg, Va., snow perhaps all there is of the change.-Jackson-

lady spoke to her. The little thing amid Everybody laughed, and His Honor leaned mode of life. One day, however, she appeared fell on Saturday night and yesterday morning ville Times-UnWn. 26th.
sobs told her story. She was a cash girl in out of a procenium box and bowed. "An in the Senator's gallery of the Senate to a depth of nearly four inches. The
storm to have been
one of the glittering palaces on Sixth Ave- American Wife is not however the appears quite general
com- chamber, where Senator Bayard, of Dela- throughout the State,extending to the North THE BEST AND MOST PRACTICAL ART MAGA
nue, at the munificent salary of two dollarsa ing American play for which we have Carolina line.
so ware, joined her and escorted her throughthe It is the first snow-storm of ZINE.-The Art Amateur for January consisting
week. She had been attending school long been waiting, nor is Judge Barrett the Capitol. Several hundred fol- any consequence in that section this season.A -
gazers of sixty folio pages, is the largest and
until a month when Moses that is lead special to The Times from Pittsburg says :
ago, an accident to her to us outof the wilderness. lowed !
her movements, and Langtry was evidently best number
A heavy sleet and rain-storm is falling to- yet issued of this popular maga-
father had necessitated somebody's going out The comedy is a philippic against divorce. with her All travel
pleased distinguished escort night. east west is practically zine. More than a hundred illustrations are
to earn something to keep the pot a boiling. The plot is conventional, and the dialogue is and the attention she attracted. suspended or greatly delayed. Wires are given not
Why, child, you look hungry," exclaiihed stilted, old-fashioned,and at times very dull. I Matthew Arnold lectured in the Congre- down and the rivers are rising. Considerable counting numerous full-size supplementary -
loss has been merchantsfrom working drawings for china-
the lady glancing at the pinched little face as Some of the situations are very good, how- gational church the subject of literature experienced by
on falling awnings. To-night the servicesof painting, wood-carving, hammered brass,
"we came under the glare of an electric lamp. ever. and science, to an audience of statesmen, the Fire Department were called into requisition monograms, and embroidery designs from
Yes ma'am," she replied. "I have eaten to' remove the snow from Christ
only two pieces of bread TrE Seminole Indians still remaining in Supreme Court Justices, journalists, politi- Church and the Seventh Avenue Hotel roofs, the South Kensington Royal School of Art
the to-day. We took Florida number in all aboutGOO souls. They cians, dilletanti and women. Rev. Edward as it was feared they would not stand the Needlework. The Pedestal Fund Art Loan
little one to an oyster saloon, and the inhabit the extreme southern part of the Everett Hale, Commissioner of Agriculture strain. The railroad authorities report the Exhibition is fully and critically noticed
way in which the child ate the oysters and peninsula, and are divided into five bands, Loring, and Congressman William Walter heaviest storm ever known raging between ,
with a biography of Mr. Bartholdi
drank two of hot coffee which are to be found on the Miami river, Derry and Greensburg to-night.." and pic-
an epicure.cups was a sight in the Big Cypress Swamp, on Fish-Eating Phelps, of New Jersey, occupied seats on the A snow-storm of wide area prevailed in tures of his best sculptures. There are two
sent her Then we put her in a car and Creek, on Cow Creek, and in the Fort Gar- lecturer's stand, and Speaker Carlisle was to the West on Saturday night and yesterdaywas fascinating pages of illustrations of the

home. diner Hammock. These Seminoles are full- have introduced the stranger, but stress of followed by sleet, turning to rain in matchless collection of Cosway Miniatures
Xew York is a charitable city. We spend blooded Indians, all stories of their infusionof work the House committees some places. The storm was heaviest in ,
thousands thousands negro blood to the contrary, and the men, compelledhim Southern Illinois, Indiana and michigan. shown by Edward Joseph, of London, with I
upon for feeding and tall straight and handsomely formed to write a note of excuse at the last other works of
are as Trains were delayed from one to ten hours. art, at the Loan Exhibition ;
making happy the homeless, and the inmatesof fine specimens of aboriginal natives as are to moment, and the formality devolved on Telegraphic communication with Chicagowas and interesting examples are given of the

prisons If one-tenth of that amount be found on this continent.-Orange Leaf. Secretary Chandler, who discharged the partin greatly interfered with, on account of new very artistic Haviland"fires" ceramicware.
sPent for the gratification of vagabonds. sleet-----_, narnnnienv. trtnrawl-- n_.._ tlia. flnntVi'n on/1.. F.ao1Philadelphia ......
... an awkward and infelicitous
-- manner.. Other especially attractive illustra-
graded.criminals and shameless sots THE comments of the press upon the com- rimes December 25.
were Mr. Arnold, in full evening dress, came for- tions are of Detaille's painting, Saluting
USed to ferret out and assist the position of the committees of Congress are ,
ones really needy i ward, bowing and smiling?, and said his List of Letters the Wounded," and the picture galleryin
such as are to generally favorable. The committeesare
but willing help themselves very theme was more suited to an academic or Remaining in the Post-Office at Fernandina the W. H. Vanderbilt mansion. Editorially -
be fail, how much substantial good could admitted to have been skillfully selected, scholastic audience than one gathered in a Nassau county, Florida, Dec. 29th, 1883. Ward's statue of Washington is
to done ; but while many ladies are willing with a view to the duty to be performed, great political center. The lecture was an Persons calling for these letters mnst say criticised somewhat severely Montezuma"in
give, few care to find out and men of experience and ability have been advertised: ;
deserving cases "
from of letters to the
answer a man charge Note-Book"
for i My exposes new frauds in
themselves Appleby T P Morr L M
and thus the main essential given prominence. Mr. Carlisle has impressed ,
that ancient and modern literature enters
the and
of charity Briant, Roseannah Mitro Signer! picture trade Clarence Cook discusseS -
is overlooked. himself upon the country as a very too largely into modern education, to the Carvil Martin, Cappen the Salmagundi Club and Brooklyn

the Sleighing has almost become a lost art in able man. exclusion modern sciences. The lecturewas Chertin, MartbaIettz, Fred Academy picture exhibitions. AltogetherThe

rare good opportunities city of Gotham, on account of the FLORID.has been honored in the personof profound'' in thought and simple and Crimm Daniels,,William Julia Morse Perkins, Maggie, Wm Art Amateur enters on its tenth volume

amusement. for indulging in the her representative, the Hon. R. H. M. forcible in expression, but the effort was Griffin, T F Robert, Emilie fully sustaining its reputation as a very
The snow fall of last Wednesday Davidson, by his selection as chairman of seriously impaired by villainous execution.THE Hardee, Mrs Miley Robinson, R B entertaining, instructive, and practical family
however, brought every rig" obtain- the important Committee on Railways and Hamiter, Mrs :Mary Triplets, Chastain :
able out. On Canals. Mr. Bisbee, of the Second District, Jones, Ned Walton, Ch B art magazine ; $4 a year, 35 cents a single
Was indeed Wednesday night the road holds a place of honor, being placed on COMING OR.\"GEBELT.-Ir. Phelps, White, John W. copy. :Montague Marks, publisher New
a sight and as the lights of the I the Judiciary Committee. Jr. of lola, Calhoun county, carried west, SAil'L T. RIDDELL, P.')!. York. '


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1 .,;1 A GOOD-BYE. There he was, his head bowed down on his 1 a loss to understand .,.e." I.and he was away at a hand-gallop with the Of course the enamored gentleman's 'I
breast, his hands clasped together, his. eyes For a moment or.two I saw him in silent | very words in his mouth. Meantime,'in the inquiry were no secret to Zillah de Leon visits
Farewell How unmeasured distance streaming with tears, his face the picture of meditation, then presently he came up "tome same way in which Zillah de Leon had been her father,told her of them, ditto I myself
soon abject despair, his every expression that of and said: raised her gallant preserver had been got up ditto Miss Gloxinia Mclvor ; the
Its leaden rolls clouds between souls 1 ,grief ,which knows not consolation'sname. Oi'm ready, and mark ye-willing." and now he stood at my side bruised bleed- the latter personage extended and reports embellished of
ro our parted ." He pressed my hand convulsively! whis- ing, exhausted, but plucky and cheery, and for the young lady's delectation -
How little to each other
now are we- As we dismounted and approached he pered in my ear but two words, which to mv thinking less of his heroic deed than any thus : as
And how much I dreamed two
once we made an effort to compose himself, seized understanding were a volume,"My mother,*' one around him. "Miss Zilly, my child,datbuccrah (white
might the hand of O'Sullivan, who was a little in bound the loose end of the line around his I could not say much: an Englishman, sojer-officer, him come 'gain dis )
day four
I who stand with undimmed and
now eyes advance of me, and cried rather than said : waist and scrambled over the cliff. whether in his joy or his trouble, is a reti- five, six time dis week him come. My;fader
..t dry To good-bye. El senor medico militario mi ammo, Lower away, inch by inch," l he said. cent, undemonstrative species of the genus how him favor (likes) dis coffee 'state'! I,
say my bueno amigo! 0, tantas muchas gracias It was, believe me, a frightful sight to see homo. Not so, however, our Spaniard. He b'lieve him taking to coffee planter business .
To say good-bye to all sweet memories. que usted ha venido.l! Mia hija, mi caris- him from where I stood, with the line in clasped O'Sullivan round the neck, drew going be bookkeeper" (the name of the
) Good-bye to tender questions, soft replies; sima Zillah, luz de mi vita, muerta, muer- my hand, dangling in the air, now feuding him to his breast, kissed! his hands and his junior superintendents upon a West Indian
Good-bye to hope, good-bye to dreamingtoo ta !I" ("The army surgeon 1 my friend, my himself off from the rocks, now taking ad- cheeks and lavished upon him every super estate, upon the tutus a non lucendo prin
good friend 0, sc.many thanks that: you vantage of their slight projections to gain a lative adjective of admiration and adorationhis ciple.)
Good-bye to all things dear-good-bye to have come My daughter, my beloved footing, and so to give us and himself a sec- language is rich in. Oh, no, Gloxinia" says Zillah.
you, ZilIah'ligbt of my life, dead, dead !I") ond or two of rest. Thus gradually carefully "It is enuf, Senhor, qoite enuf; indade, Maybe him fond of ole massa self:, and
Without a kiss, a tear, a prayer, a sigh- O'Sullivan shook his head "No sabe; was he being let down to the ledge when the jist a leetle too 'much in regard to the lip him habanner cigar?"
Our last good-bye. no Spanisho speakho, senhor; non sum Es- tackle came to an end.I sarvice. Howivir, oi'm overjoyed that God "It is very possible, nurse; my father is
culapius La, la, nostro Sawbono ; he voster knew that there must yet be several feet has made me so far instroomental in saving the kindest and best of men, and his cigars
I bad no chain to bind you with at all, lingo speak 1" of descent, but I dared not to peep over to that pretty colleen of yours from being aten are, I've heard him say, of Carvalho's best
No grace to charm, no beauty to enthrall ; The Don Enrique de Leon-for he it was see how many."O'Sullivan. (eaten) by the John Crows," (a sort of car- brands."
No'power to hold your eyes with mine, and -came toward me, and, in a voice broken !" I sang out. rion vulture.) '* Come, let's be taking her to "Maybe, missy, he laming Hebrew for
make with weeping, told me his sad tale. "What. is it, Vernon?" the estate, Vernon." synagogue?"
Your heart on fire with longing for my sake, He and his young daughter were riding The line is paid out." By the aid of sticks and withes and bam- Nonsense !I"
Till all the yearnings passed into one cry: homeward to Buena Esperanza, their coffee "Then we are too short by a good deal boos, O'Sullivan and his sapper soon con- Plenty. I sure; den him lub dat lily pic
Love, not good-bye!I" estate, higher up the mountain. Just at this more than oi care about. Howiver hold verted the canvas sacking into a rough-and- caninny him pull out ob hole wid de brokenarm
spot, where, as I saw, the road narrowed, a taut. Oi must risk the rest.: ready stretcher, upon which we laid Zillah, de broken collar-bone, and de obcus-
Ah, no-I had no strength like that you huge iguana lizard chasing another had There was a fumbling at the end of the and began our journey to De Leon's coffee sion ob de brains. Hi, my fader what fine
know, crossed from the bush on the left to the tightened cordage, if I can so call it, as it estate, at a higher elevation, as I said before, ting for do?jump off rock two hundred foot
Yet my worst weakness was to love you so! precipice on the right ride. The pony on was grasped in our hands-it was while he of the mountain chain. deep and take girl he nebber see afore out ob
So much too well-so much too well--or ill- which Zillah was mounted started, shied, was undoing the handkerchief about his During our necessarily slow and toilsome big ribber. Sojer-officer too plucky."
.1 Yet even that might have been pardonedstill touched the edge of the abyss, lost its footing body-then presently the movement ceased, march, O'Sullivan whispered in my ear: "But, Gloxinia, Mr. O'Sullivan did not
; and in an instant fell over with its the line slackened, and his weight from it "Vernon, niver have oi sane (seen) fea- jump off the cliff and I never was in the
It would have been had I been you-You 11! rider. 0, God of my fathers I these old eyes was gone. tures more loike those of an angel than river, was I?"
But n o w-good-bye. saw the beloved child hurled through the One and all of us craned over; O'Sullivanlay there." ( pointing of course, to Zillah.) "All de same, my child ; near de ribber,
air into the fathomless depth of the chasm, on the ledge motionless. Ye'll bring all the meesteries of your craftto in de ribber, all same."
How soon the bitter follows on the sweet! and these old ears heard her piercing shrieks "Pobre muchacho, taro joven, a mi puer- cure her, if ye can ; oi feel that her loife "And I don't know that LieutO'Sulli-]
g Could I not chain your fancy's flying feet? of fear and agony as she was hurried to her ta, es sa muerta, si bueno, si intrepido !1" will be as precious to me as to that disconsolate van, though like a gallant hero, he saved me
i Could I not hold your soul-to make you grave below Ay de mi, ay demit I The joy (" Poor boy, dear youth, so good, so brave ; Don there-more so, indade.: from the grave, cares for me, much less-
play of my heart is gone; it lies there!" his death lies at my door !") "How to you, Charley." loves-me."
To-morrow in the key of yesterday? O'Sullivan:: and I peeped over the giddy IIi, up aloft there!" a voice shouted. "Did ye niver in the coorse of your expa- Hi, my patience! den for wharra (what)
Dear-do you dream that I would stoop to brink of the precipice where the poor distracted "O'Sullivan ?" rience come upon a case of luv at furst him come ebery day and all de day long
try? father indicated. For the first few Who else, think ye, is hereabout?M sight? If not, oi'll tell ye a saycret-ye see a-bod-dering here?"
Ah, no-good-bye,! vards it was as perpendicular as a wall aud Are you hurt?" one now." I-don't-know-Gloxinia."
bare of vegetation, save some coarse ferns No bones broken, oi think, but sartainly Burke it, destroy it in the grain before it You don't sabe ; but you can guess.
TRUE TO THE CORE. and lichens. Then it sloped for a little distance shaken. The drop was bad." has time to germinate and grow. Putting My, how him hansom, dat buccrah !-reface
on to a sort of .'abrupt narrow, grass, "Thank God, you're uninjured! Do you aside other difficulties, there is the insur- red hair, red whisker, red coat, all red
A WEST INDIAN STORY. bamboo,and bramble clothed ledge or bank ; see anything of the young girl?" mountable one of creeds : you. one of Padre togither. Dev say him b'long in army to
lower down there seemed to be a more Here's her straw hat, but her head's not McCarthy's flock : she, probably a pet lamb 'Gingerbeers' but what the 'Gingerbeers' is I
Very many years ago, when I was but a tangled and larger woodgrowth ; lower still, in it ; oi'm,afther pulling meeself togitherto of the synagogue where the venerable Rabbi no know. See, missy,just dis minute I meet
young assistant-surgeon in her Maissty's we knew not what, but we could plainly luke for that." Lopes officiates. Don Enriquesupposingeven him in portico; he say :
army, I was stationed at Stony Hill, in the hear the river brawling at what must have One instant longer and O'Sullivan again that Zillah recovers, which, indeed is, Oh, *you're Miss de Leon's nurse, ain't
:Island of Jamaica. It was a place most been the bottom of this pit of Acheron. hailed us."Vernon. problematical-would nevet consent to sucha you?"'
: charmingly situated in 'the Port Royal, Seemingly, if the first great difficulty of get- !I" ; co-mingle of tenets. I know these Jews *" I 'as dat honor, sar' I gives reply'
mountains, some twelve or fourteen hun ting on to the ledge, which might be about What?" well ; the girl herself, likely enough, wouldbe ,. Den nurse dis bright, new Mexican
dred feet above sea-level, and commanded an twenty yards down, could be accomplished, "Oi've found her. Here she just under the strongest objector. However, there is dollar is for you and dis for your young
extensive view of the harbor and town of an active man with a firm foot and a steady the ledge-caught in the most marvelousway lots of time, O'Sullivan, for thinking of such lady. Gib it her wid my kind my best
Kingston, of the naval port and shipping of head, might scramble, assisted by the trees by a clump of bamboos." matters; just now it is a question of the compliment.' "
Port Royal, and of the Palisades, these last and shrubs, to the stream itself. "Alive. !" unfortunate child pulling through by the It was but a white rosebud which Miss
being a narrow slip of sand connecting she From the negroes no action could be ex- Yes, but perfectly sinseless ; oi can't skin of her teeth, as they say." Gloxinia Mclvor handed to Zillah, but had
mainland with Port Royal aforesaid. Originally pected ; it was with them, "Hi, poor missy rouse her." We had now arrived at De Leon's planta- it been a jewel, rich and rare, the yonnggirl
Stony Hill had been built as a sani- hi, poor piccaninny hi, my King!I" What's to be done?" tion. How lovely and prosperous it looked! could not have prized it more. The color
tarium for white troops; but the fatal experience Much cry, little wool, excipt upon their Nothing until we git the gear from Stony the coffee bushes of its fields overburdenedwith on her pale, emaciated cheek heightened to
of many a regiment having proved black curly pates" as O'Sullivan observed. Hill." the ripe scarlet berries of their crop ; crimson ; she gazed for a moment or two
that it was not out of the range of yellow But that dear fellow was not long an idle In feverish anxiety we were forced to wait its pastures rich with the thick, tall green fondly at the flower, and then hid it within
fever, these sorts and conditions of soldiers spectator of so harrowing a scene. until Domingo returned, and with him Guinea grass; its cottages and huts nestled the folds of her dress.
had been marched out, and less susceptibleblack "Vernon," he said it is not in me nature Major Smythe and Sapper Jones. They among fruit trees and palms; its "great But by and by came the day when Zillah
ones marched in, so that I found a detachment to be toold that there is a human crayture, brought all we wanted and more. The first house-a generic term for every proprie- was able to be moved from her room into an
of a West Indian battalionacorps man or woman, young or old, whoite skinor thing done was to cut a long, thick bamboo tor's dwelling on a Jamaica estate-large, adjoining boudoir, and there to grant O'Sul-
of Africans-in garrison there while black, in that ravine, and oi standing here from the "bush," and having bent" the pretentious, and embowered within gardensand livan entrance. As she reclined on a sofa,
my lines were cast in its by no means un- loike a spalpeen or a choilde looking on. pulley on to the end of it and rove the rope shrubberies and orchards. And throughall with the cool sea breeze rustling her tresses
pleasant quarters. True, oi can see nothing, but oi'm afther i through, to lash the cane to the tree before these indications of industry and wealth, and fanning her heated brow, as she lay
Well, one forenoon, while I was at second going down, or troy ing to go down-which : mentioned, making it to project well over and into that mansion of luxury, we were there, her lips slightly parted,showing teeth
breakfast" (lunch), with my cheery may not mane the same thing, howiver-to the precipice. Then we lowered the running bearing the semi-lifeless and mutilated bodyof of pearly whiteness, her delicate bosom pant-
friend and constant companion, Lieut. discover. Thanks to some tacheing in our line, which O'Sullivan caught. its young and beautiful mistress. ing and throbbing with excitement, every
Charles O'Sullivan, of the Engineers, enjoying gymnasium Woolwich, and yachting a Have they brought the sacking, Vernon Zillah in her chamber, and Sapper Jones' lineament, conceal it as she might, lightedup
the many tropical good things the mess- bit, oi can climb a troifle, and hang on by ?" ready hand available in carpenters craft- with the expression of honest and heart-
man had provided, there entered to us Major me eyelids, as they say at say (sea.) Once "Yes." work, no difficulty was felt by me in getting felt gladness that her preserver stood before
Smythe, our commanding officer, who, ad- let me git me footing on the )ledge, the rest Sind it down," and it was done.In surgical appliances shaped and made ; so her the brush of the great Millais himself
dressing me, said ; Dr. Vernon, there is sames aisy." what manner of way O'Sullivan was that before the swell surgeon put in an appearance could not have done her picture justice.
work for you to be up and doing. A negro But how on to the ledge?" asked I. occupied with the canvas we could discern the fractures had been set and My story has pretty well shown that
has just ridden into the barrack-yard on a "Oi'm thinking that there 'is cord and by lying flat down, with our faces peeringover everything done. All was secundem artem, O'Sullivan was a man of some resolutionand
mule and brought me this note. It is apparently leather enuf about the halters and broydlesand the cliff. He was adroitly extemporizing he was pleased, patronizingly, to say ; the mettie, but when he stood before that
in Spanish, a language not in my saddles of these ponies and mules to giveme a sort of hammock with "guys," by concussion of the brain was the injury en- delicate and tender-aged maiden no white-
vocabulary, though fortunately in yours ; a considerable drop over the steep front which he intended the girl to be raised. tirely to be dreaded; a certain line of treatment livered poltroon could have seemed more
/ but from the word medico which I see, and face of the cliff on to or near to that bank; Into itVe could see him spreading the was to be adopted ; he- left the case in cowed and abashed.
which of course means doctor,and fro rn.what afterwards, faith, oi must take chance. Oi'm feathery leaflets of bamboo, blades of grass, my hands, but would return from time to Presently, however, he screwed his courage -
my orderly has gathered from the mule- doing what is right, Vernon, what oi feel fronds of fern, so as to form a soft and even time to watch it. Then, with a small rouleau to the sticking point and spoke. (AgainI
man: there has been, I fear, a terrible acci- oi'm bound to do, and what neither you nor couch. Then he disappeared into the of doubloons in his pocket he returned to shall dispense with his brogue.)
dent hereabout ;" and he banded me a slip that poor auld gintlernan; there could do. thicket, but returned instantly, bearing in Kingston.But "I am more happy, Miss de Leon, than
of paper torn from a pocketbook and hastily Therefore, oi'll have a shy at it, trusting to his arms, as if she were an infant, a lifeless why dwell too much upon this the perhaps, you give me credit for to see you
scribbled over in pencil. It was, as the Him who wills not that a sparrow fall for female figure, and which carefully he put professional part of my story ? Suffice it to well, or nearly so, and to think that I have
Major conjectured, in the Castilian tongue, me success and me safety.:' into the litter at his feet. He might indeed tell that early on the morning of the third been chosen as one poor aid to such restora-
and translated, ran thus: nut supposing you reach the ledge safe have said with Hood : day of the accident to the unspeakable joy tion is, indeed, unspeakable joy."
Sen"or Commandant, for the love of God, and sound, Charley, and find, or even don't Take,her of her father and myself, my patient evinceda She uttered not a word ; her eyes filial
spare your doctor to come here instantly find, the poor girl;how are we to get you up Lift her with up tenderly, slight glimmer of returning consciousness; with tears ; but she held out her shapely
[where?] Domingo will show him. Lose again ?" Fashioned care; that after a while this became more percep- hand to give him greeting.
not a moment, I beseech you ;j" and it wassigned "That has crossed me moinde. Hurry, so slenderly" tible and decided ; and that thanks to the He took and pressed::! it for a moment be-
Enrique de Leon." Domingo, back again to the barracks ; ask Youngandso fair. admirable care she received at the hands of tween his own.
I rose at once from the table, and orderedmy the Meejor to send us some fathoms of rope, But no poesy' was on the dear old fellow's :Miss Gloxinia Mclvor lady of mature age "Mr. O'Sullivan," she said, after a mo
hill pony, a rough-and-ready country- a hatchet, a pulley from me stores, and- lips at the time.U away hand- and mixed Scotch and African blood her ment's pause, how can I find words to express -
bred animal, to be saddled. happy thought-the canvas sacking of a somely gently !1" were the words that nurse-there are no kinder or better ones in my heart's overflowing thanks and
Five minutes, Major, and I'm off" I ex- soldier's bedstead, maybe we'll nade it If reached us.Under the world than the colored'women of the gratitude for that which you undertook and
claimed. Sapper Jones can come, so much the better." the leverage, at its very extreme, West Indies-complete intellectual restora- achieved for me-me, the daughter of a de-
"Oi am wid ye, Vernon," said O'Sullivan, I wrote a hasty word to Smythe, put a half the bamboo bent like a fishing-rod;' but we tion was the happy result. As for the broken spised and hated race? To save the life of
44 if so be it's agrayable." dollar into Domingo's hand,and told him to knew it to be strong, and feared not its bones, they were but a question of time; one unknown to you even by name you nar-
Assuredly, Charlie," I replied ; you be off. breakage. The litter or hammock call it youth and a sound constitution would put rowly risked your own-dear, Dr.:Vernon
will be useful. Clap a good strong knife Before ye start, me nigger friend," said what you will, slung at the end of the line, those osseous structures all square.I tells me, to a widowed mother in England.I .
and a ball of twine into your pocket ; it may Charley, addressing the man, "a word wid swayed to and fro ; but O'Sullivan had firm have said that the young Jewess was the am but a poor, friendless, motherless girl
be a breakdown of a carricle." ye. Your mule's tethering cords ; me tanke hold of the guyrope and steadied it. As for fairest maiden I ever cast eyes upon ; I must a stranger, too in a strange land ; but, oh.
I rushed to the hospital, selected hap- (thank you), :\Domingo-away you its burden, had it been a theatrical dummy, add that, during an attendance which ex- had I died-as died I must but for your
hazard a few instruments and appliances go !" placed for scenic effect, it could not have re- tended over many weeks, I found her to be chivalrous daring and stalwart :hand-:" the
knew not what was really needed-and in avery Then did O'Sullivan set about the noble mained more inert and immobile.A the most gentle, patient, amiable, simple earth would have soon closed over the head
short time O'Sullivan and I, escortedby deed he had self-imposed, and which I shall few hand-over-hand pulls, and we had and pure-minded creature the Almighty ever of one very dear to me-my father. How
'Domill O'o. were tearing, without much try to describe. the object of our toil and anxiety landed on put breath into. Her cheerfulness, her res- can I, how can he, ever repay you ?"
regard to 'life or limb, along the narrow Undoing the ropes and unbuckling the the road-side. She was a girl of not more ignation to confinement and pain, her piety "Zillah Pardon my presumption, my
rugged bridle-path that led down the declivity reins and stirrup-leathers from the animals, than eighteen or nineteen years of age, and after the manner of her faith, wers lessonsfor untimely abruptness, but I must be honest
of the mountains to a flat at their he knotted and fastened them otherwise her figure, which a light close-fitting riding any one to study ; and her gratitude to and straightforward with you, cost what it
b.i-se. This reached, we crossed full speed firmly together, and made one end of the. habit displayed, was slightly but perfectly the doctors for all their care and attentionwas may. From the moment when I took you
an open grass-grown savanna or plain of line thus obtained secure to the stem of a developed. Her head was bare, save a worth more, much more, than the liberal in my arms and placed you in that litter
no great extent; then presently arriving at small palm tree which grew on the edge of : glorious profusion of long, bright auburn gold of her over-elated parent. She until now I have never ceased to think of
the foot of another portion of the range, be- the precipice where he intended to descend. I hair, which fell in loose, disheveled locks spoke English perfectly, but with a foreign you, to dream of you. to pray for you, and-
gan to ascend a much steeper and wilder Clearly the length was not enough, so he upon her neck and shoulders. I don't think accent ; she had picked it up during a pro- ask Vernon-to speak of you. In the depthof
road than that by which we had just now supplemented it with our large bandanasilk that I ever looked upon a lovelier face; one tracted residence in London. that gorge where I first saw you, crushed
traveled.If handkerchiefs and with the strong cotton not the least like the Hebrew maiden in her Many a time had she begged me to tell her bleeding, death-like, there my heart went
.. we had had leisure or inclination to Madras ones of the negroes. Altogether he beauty as we are accustomed either to recog- the story of her rescue, of which she recol- out to you ; with yon, Zillah, it will be al-
look about us, the grandeur and beauty of may have got by this heterogeneous: arrange- nize, or to believe we recognize, her; but lected no more than the fact of her pony ways. Oh, dearest my life, my love, give
the scenery which existed at every step of ment about fifteen yards of what he called more, much more, the comeliness of the rolling over the precipice, and many time me yours in return ; that is the only guerdon
the way must have elicited enthusiastic admiration deevarsified tackle." Saxon demoiselle pur sang for generations.I did she, like Desdemona, "seriously incline"to I need, the only one I will accept."
from both of us, for in no country Then stripping off his jacket and waist- shall not pause to descant upon her hear it. Her expressions of admirationfor "I dare not, I must not," said Zillah :
.. in the world is there more of the sublime coat, he took me on one side, and, all his charms ; I should convey to the reader buta the gallantry and courage of her pre- but the same uprightness honesty you
and the picturesque than in this Land of levity gone for the nonce, he said solemnly poor impression of them even if I dwelt server were not much shown in words:, but have measured to me I will mete out to yon.
Springs" But the deep and perpendicular (I will dispense with his rich Cork brogue): for a page or more of this magazine upon I could mark her eyes brighten her face unconventional, u ii maidenly as it may seem.
precipices we edged, with mountain torrents Vernon, is it not a curious thing that their attractiveness; besides this, as she lay, light up with pleasure, as I gave my oft-told Listen As in hours of sleeplessness, sickness
foaming and roaring in their gorges ; the here on the face of this Jamaica mountainwe pale, inanimate,breathing heavily and bleeding tale. O'Sullivan, of course, had not been and agony I lay upon my ed. my thoughts
hillsides, luxuriant with trees and shrubs stand three white men of three different slightly from a wound on her forehead, permitted to see the young lady while yet have been always with, ever of you. and
and creepers, and brilliant with flowers ofevery religious-the Don there a Hebrew, you a whiter and smoother than alabaster I had an invalid, but don't suppose that over andover strange as it may seem, I have been taughtto
hue we skirted; the glimpses we got Protestant, and I one of the old Christian much more to think about than her beauty.I again he had not visited the estate to love you so fondly without, until this moment -
of the smiling plains studded with estatesor faith, the Roman Catholic? What our hastily examined her physical condition, inquire after her; indeed, his pony, like ever seeing your face."
pens," their"great houses," negro huts wordy, but undemonstrative, companions and diagnosed concussion of the brain- mine, must have been sick and tired of Oh, Zillah !I"
,, and works glittering in the sunshine; still the negroes are, who can tell ? They professthe there might be an obscure fracture of the every inch of the road from Stony Hill to Stay But as I lay and thought,and been
further away the vista of "the blue, ,the Church, but stick a good deal yet to skull-a broken arm, a broken collar-bone, Buena Esperanza, and must have often won- taught, so I have known that beyond the
fresh and open sea," were all and each dis- Obi." However, Jew or Christian, or severe nervous shock and the wound before dered why they were always going there."Oi'll love to a dear and valued brother, mine for
regarded in our anxiety to be on the spot to what not, a word of earnest supplication for mentioned, of itself unimportant.The be roiding wid ye this morn, Vernon you could never extend : the sacred name of
: which our guide was leading. me to Him who is above us, and who holdsus distracted father, as we raised his ," he used to say. "Oi ]bike your com- wife, the honored one of husband, betweenus
After we had ridden rather more than in the hollow of His hand-I can't but child, threw himself on the ground, beside pany and your improving talkee-talkee, and can never pass. We are of opposite
three miles-they seemed six-we came suddenly feel, dear old friend, that I am setting! my her, covered her face with passionate kisses, whoile ye're wid Miss de Leon, oi'll be tak- faiths; with you Messiah is, with me He IS
where the road wound round a projecting life upon a cast-must avail much. Tell and bathed it with floods of tears. ing a lesson in the unknown tongue from to come; how could a union with two such
I spur of the mountain, upon a scene De Leon to say a praver-offer up.one your- "She will live, my doctor, my Zillah will that brick of a governor of hers." contrary beliefs ever be blessed? BesIdes.
: which long haunted my memory. self." live-say that my darling will live. A hundred But, besides his "roides" with me, there mv father would never consent to it; he is
In front of a group of three or four negroes, "The Lord, protect you, Charley," I uttered doubloons if with Jevohah's blessing, were many occasions when alone he wouldbe firm, bigoted, if you will, to.his creed ; andf
who were all howling and lamenting after squeezing his hand. your god-like art saves her precious life!" seen to issue from the barrack gates, descend even yet more, ever since I was six .
the manner of the West' Indian "nigger"in "The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob "I will do my very best, Don Enrinque," the well-known path to the savanna, age he and my uncle de Castro arranged thatI
affliction,'but doin nothing else, stood a keep you under the shadow of His wing, said I. "trust me for that; "but send at and then his comrades spying him, would should marry my cousin Manuel. Take
gentleman of some 50 years or more of age. noble youth" said De Leon, in trembling once for Chamberlayne, he is our Jamaica call out, 'Hullo, Charley, off again to the that which I may freely and without reservation -
That he was a foreigner was clear, for he impressive tones, and laving his band on Astley Cooper. I cannot single-handed, accept land of Israel? Away to get a peep at the give you, the devoted affection of a
wore a long beard and mustache. facial 0 Sullivan s uncovered h ad. the entire responsibility of the case. Rose of Sharon? How much longer to serve sister. Let us part; never see me again, and
decorations never affected at all by Englishmen All roight,Seiihor;'you're spaking some- Who will ride post haste to Kingston for Laban for Rachel eh, old chap?" All of Eloihim bless and preserve you unenu--
of the time. He was also of Jewish thing that is koind and good to me, that oi Chamberlayne and bring him to Buena Espe- which harmless brother. officer chaff" ingly.n
i race; that his marked, but singularly hand- can see and hear; but as oi tould you before, ranza?" passed by O'Sullivan like the idle wind, One question, Zillah, and, on the honor
some, Semitic features. told at a glance. Spanish no speaky, whoy, oi'm somewhat at I am your man" answered the Major, which he regarded not. of a soldier, if the answer be against me, I

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and loved, for one day I read in a Kingston F"j IN GREAT VARIETY.
paper as follows: AGENT, 02
'. By special license of the registrar-gen- WHOLESALE AND RETAIL 02 Hardware,

eral. Charles O'Sullivan, R. E., to Zillah and in FANCY NOTIONS, the BUTCHER AND STOCK DEALER, P
only child of Don Enrique de Leon," etc. ANDDealer Willow-Ware. Physicians' Prescriptions
greatest care and judgment have been exer- P
converted toChristianity
the lady was
Whether young in Ice carefully compounded with
wliether O'Sullivan became a cised in the personal selection that an expe- = pure Drugs, at

proselyte to Judaism, whether Don Enriquewas rience of many years could suggest.An TENNESSEE BEEF A SPECIALTY, O W reasonable prices.

induced to accede to the marriage, or especial feature has been made this BROOM STREET WHARF, M .
whether the young people were wedded O
without it-for year in the'Fancy 19-tf FERNANDINA, FLA. H 5Pri

Love is a god, MlO

Strong, free, unbounded, and, as some define .. ........................................................... LOUIS. A. C. LANGE, a

Fears nothing, pitieth none ;" Department. : UPHOLSTERER,, la I a Low &a tnD Lowlat p

J or in what manner of way the disappointed ........................ .
Manuel received his conge deponent sayethnot Foot of Centre Street,
for he knoweth not.- Society. -
Among the numerous articles in Russia 500 BARRELS POTATOES.

TIlE INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT Leather, Plush, etc., displayed are Furniture repaired in the best manner. THE MOST SUCCESSFUL REMEDY
FUND. Hair Mattresses made to order at short 500 BARRELS POTATOES. discovered, as it is certain in its
effects and does not blister. READ
notice. 36
order of made few
The Judge Settle a
Elegant Toilet Sets, MUST BE SOLD AT ONCE. BELOW.
days since in the Vose case, and recorded in
the Hcraldofthc same date in effect restoresto Jewelry Stands, FRED W. HOYT & CO. Saved Him 180000.

the Trustees of the Internal ImprovementFund CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER,
Powder Boxes
the management of that great trust. B. NOYES, ADAMS N. Y., January 30,1882.Dr. .
Under Governor Harrison Reed's admistra- Handkerchief Boxes, Alachua Street, between-Second and Third, A Successor B. J. Kendall & Co.:
( to W. A. SANBORN
), GENTS-Having used a good deal of yourKendall's
tration, the then trustees were enjoinedfrom Glove. Boxes, FERNANDINA, FLA. Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Spavin Cure with great success. I
selling lands of the Fund for anything Orders and estimates from a distance care thought I would let you know what it has

but money. Sales were made at nominal Albums, etc. fully attended to. 25-tf GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, SHIP STORES, done for me. Two years ago I had as speedy
a colt as raised in Jefferson
was ever county.
and for and the
coupons, injunction
O. S. OAKES, CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS, HAY, GRAIN, When I was breaking him he kicked over
violated. These sales were set aside, and As in other years, the cross-bar and got fast and tore one of his
the Federal Court appointed Mr. Aristides CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER, Corner of Second and Centre Streets, near hind legs all to pieces. I employed the best

Doggett receiver of the "Sinking Funds Steamboat Landing, farriers. but they all said he was spoiled.He .

and of the net sales of land. The trusteeswere ............................................................ MANUFACTURES FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. had a very large thorough-pin and I
attached for contempt for violating the :Santa Claus JlAS Bazar used two bottles of your Kendall's Spavin

injunction and brought before Judge Woods, .: .........................uADE........King's...........................:: DOORS AND WINDOW FRAMESOF Owner and Agent for Schooner Silas C. Cure he sold,and afterwards it took the for bunch$1800 dollars entirely.off I have and
and all except one, Col. R. H. Gamble, required ALL SIZES. Evans. Special rates for Merchandise i in ( )
to give bond. From this attachmentthe Post Office Box 174. large quantities. used it for bone spavins and wind-galls, and

others were formally discharged, unless jan4 Fernandina, Fla Agent for.Hazard Manufacturing Comps it has always cured completely and left the
the order recently made discharges them. The Headquarters for his display of ny's CHAMPION BARBED WIRE-the leg smooth. ,
The succeeding trustees, under GovernorsHart best in the world. It is a splendid medicine for rheumatism.I .

Stearns, Drew and Bloxham, found LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS. Agent for B. P. AVERY'S CELEBRATED have recommended it to a good many and
the administration of the Fund under the TOYS FOR THE LITTLE ONES I PLOWS. they all say it does the work. I was in With-

supervision and control of this court, and Local Agent for BANK OF JACKSON erington &Kneelandsdrug store,in Adams,
encumbered with the machinery of the suit Commissioner's Sale. VILLE. 33 the other day, and saw a very fine pictureyou
which has lasted for twelve sent them. I tried to buy it, but could
over years, and VIRTUE OF AN ORDER OF THE
whose orders required that every claim. Dolls, Parlor and Kitchen Furniture etc., BY County Court in and for the County of not; they said if I would write to you that

should be passed on or litigated before this for the Girls; Nassau, Florida I will sell to the highest STOVES, TIN-WARE, ETC. you would send me one. I wish you would,
and I
will do all the I
court. This supervision and restraint has, Rocking Horses and Velocipedes, Express bidder, in front of the Court-House in the yOU good can.
Very respectfully E. S. LYMAN.Kendall's .
during:the administration of Governor Blox- County Of Nassau. Florida, on the first Mon
Wagons Tool Chests etc., for the Boys; W. P. STREETY,
ham, been gradually relinquished by differ- in
day January, A. D. 1884, the followingreal
ent orders. This last-named order leaves Games of all kinds in large variety; and
estate belonging to the estate of Nelson Second Street, opposite the Post-Office,
pending before the court the several special things too numerous to mention. Parker, deceased-sold to pay debts ; said Spavin Cure.ON .
matters stated therein, which will be adjudicated P-Call early and examine before the lands situated and lying and being in the I FERNANDINA FLA.

i but the general charge and manage- choicest articles County of Nassau and State of Florida, described HUMAN FLESH.
ment or the trust is remitted to the State are gone. as follows : That portion of Little

officers constituting the Board of Trustees. Pine Island known as Section ((47)) forty- VEVAY, IND., August 12,1881.Dr. .
It does not in any wise lessen the responsibility seven, Township ((3)) three North, of Range B. J. Kendall & Co.:
of their charge, but they are in future to ((28)) twenty-eight East, that is contained in GENTS-Sample of circulars received to-
act under the laws of the State,as its officers, NOTICE.rpHE Lots ((1)) one one and a half ((1J), two ((2)) day. Please send me some with my imprint,
and are no longer the "agents of the court." FOLLOWING DESCRIBED i three ((3)), three and a half ((3J), six ((6)), ana L printed on one side only. The Kendall's
Every good citizen laments the necessity JL School Warrants of Nassau County, are seven ((7)) according to map showing the sub- -- Spavin Cure is in excellent demand with us,
which existed for the proceedings which lost or have miscarried. All persons are divisions of said island, containing 23 77-100 and not only for animals but for human
crystalized! into judicial decrees against the cautioned not to trade for them: acres, more or less. ailments also. Mr. Jos. Voris, one of the
Reed Board, and rejoices over the order of Terms cash, purchaser to pay for titles.J. ,AAIi leading farmers in our county, sprained an
last week and the management which has No. In Whose Favor. Dateof Issue. A In't. A. EDWARDS, ankle badly, and knowing the value of the-
secured its rendition. Judge Settle remarked --- Commissioner. remedy for horses,tried it on himself, and it

in court the day that Attorney-General Rai- 19 W. J. Lee............ Nov. 2, 1883... $30 00 Fernandina, Fla., December 8, 1883. did far better than he had expected; cured '
ney made the motion that since coming on 40 Geo. \V. Schuyler.. Nov. 17, 1883. 15 51 the sprain in very short order.

the bench which was in 1877, he had seen 41 A. B. Noyes ......... Nov. 17, 1883. 13 03 Sheriff's Sale. Yours respectfully, C. 0. THIEBAND.

nothing to disapprove, but much to com- 42 G. Stark............... Nov. 17, 1883. 8 25 !. Price $1 per bottle, or 6 bottles for $5. All
mend in the management of the trustees.IIEADN07'ES 43 G. F. Avery...........Nov. 17, 1883. 1 25 UNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF AN druggists have it or can get it for you, or it
44 James l\IcGiffin..... Nov. 17, 1883. 22 00 issued out of theCircuitCourt, will be sent to any address on receipt of
TO DECISIONS OF in and for Nassau County, and to me directed STOVES, HEATERS, RANGERS.TIN price by the Proprietors, DR. B. J. KENDALL
L. W. in a certain suit wherein
E. Rob-
TIlE SUPREME COURT. HIGGINBOTHAM. Riley & CO., Enosburgh Falls, Vt.
Sup't Board Pub. Inst. Nassau Co. inson is plaintiff and Margaret E. Bristol AND SHEET-IRON WARE Send for Illustrated Circular.
JUNE 1883. Fernandina Fla., December 14, 1883. and V. R. Bristol her husband, and the
Florida Town Sold by all Druggists.
Improvement Company are ROOFING AND GUTTERING,
James P.Coker defendants I have levied upon and will sell,
Appellant C. Dawkins
,vs. ,
Respondent-Jackson in front of the Court-House in the City of PUMPS, DRIVEN WELLS, ETC
County. Fernandina, on Monday, the 7th day of PATENTS obtainedfornewinventions
RAXDALL, C. J. : January, A. D. 1884, the following described A large stock of Stoves on hand. Give mea or for improvements in old

1. Where a fact alleged in a petition or bill property, to-wit: Lots eleven, twelve, and call, and compare my prices with those of ones. Caveats, Infringements, Trade-.Iarks
equity is at issue and is testified to by one WIFURNITUREInl thirteen, in Block 150, described in a map of other houses, here or elsewhere. and all patent business promptly attended ,
witness only, and an equally credible wit- the City of Fernandina, Nassau County, as to. INVENTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN f
ness positively denies the fact of transaction lithographed in 1857. THE CELEBRATED REJECTED may still, in most cases, be pat- .
((he being a party to it), and there is no other Terms cash purchaser paying for titles. ented by us. Being opposite the U. S. Patent -

evidence bearing upon the fact alleged, it is JOHN A. ELLERMANN, tt ft Office, and engaged in PATENT BUSI-
error to find that the fact is proved in favor RECEIVED THIS Sheriff Nassau County. NESS EXCLUSIVELY, we can secure pat-
of JUST I STOVES | ents in less time than those who
complainant ... a new loj of Fernandina, Fla., December 8. 1883. are
I.A bona fine purchaser of property at a tt tt from Washington.When .
sheriffs sale is Inventors send model or sketch,
protected the
presumption Chamber Suits Commissioner's Sale.BY .
hat the judgment of FOR SALE BY we make search in the Patent Office and
a court has
been competent VIRTUE OF AN ORDER OF THE advise as to its
correctly rendered -J patentability free of charge
and that
the execution Parlor Suits
In the hands of the officer has been County Court in and for the County of FRED W. IIOYT & CO. Correspondence confidential: fees reason-
regularly issued. He Nassau, I will sell to the highest bidder, in able; and NO CHARGE UNLESS PAT-
that the sheriff may fairly presume Tables, Lounges, front of the Court-House, in the County of ENT IS OBTAINED.We .
acted ST. JOSEPH'S
in the ACADEMY
discharge of I- Nassau, Florida,on the first in Jan- refer
facial duty according to law. Bookers Chairs: Monday by permission to the City Post-
11\{f At Public sales by auction there uary, A. D. 1884, the following real estate, Fernandina, Fla.THIS master, and to the Superintendent the
r ud or unfairness being Wardrobes belonging to the estate of Andrew J. Brad- Post-Office Money Order Division in Wash-
's struck down the, as soon as the hammer dock, deceased, situate and being in the INSTITUTION, UNDER THE ington. For special references circular,ser-
bargain is consid-
erect as concluded and Bedsteads county of Nassau, Florida : that is forty of the SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH, vice, terms, etc., addressC.
seller has
right afterward to no acres of the Francis Wood grant, in town- is pleasantly located in one of the healthiest A. SNOW & CO., i
buyer accept other bids nor the ship 2 north, 25 east, bounded as follows portions of Florida.
to withdraw! from the Springs:) Mattresses, range Opp.PatentOffce. Washington.D.O. 2t
4. Equity will : On the east by section 15, north by The building,which was erected especially
not set aside
not' tainted 1 with fraud a public sale Pillows, etc., etc. lands of Florida Railroad and on the west for a Boarding School, is large and airy. I
upon the sole or unfairness and n-I by main run of Suramerlin's Branch, the The Course of Instruction is thorough and
ground of
Property offered for sale inadequacy of price. line commencing at the Transit Railroad solid, comprising, both in English and PATENTS
to b e sold for what it will by auction is offered I..l-.;. CALL AND EXAMINE. one-quarter of a mile from the southeast cor- French, all the branches of a good educa
the inadequacy of Price is bring and unless ner of the grant; thence north 20 chains toa tion. Board, Tuition, Washing, Bed and MTTNN A CO.,of the Sci&'u rtro AMERICAN con
M demonstrate so unconsCIonableUnd stake; thence west 80 chains to run of Bedding, per quarter,: $40.50. Music Lessons clone to act as Solicitors for Patents, Caveats./rrade

!lnfiuen a some COUrt gross should imposition or :=I FRED W. EOYT Ss CO. of branch ; thence the run of branch south- with use of Instrument, $12.00. Marta England Copyrights France.6termany! for the,etc.United Hand States Book, about.
the sale not annulDecrees eat to the railroad; thence along the rail- Plain Sewing and every variety of Fancy Patents sent free. Thirty-seven ears'experience.
road to Patents obtained through MUNN A CO.are noticed
starting point. Work taught without additional charge. In the Scrarnnc AMERICA,the best and
S. F. reversed.and Terms cash. Purchaser to pay for titles. Payments required in advance. most widely:circulated scientific paper.largest 13.20 a year.
J.T. J. E. Yonge, for Appellant J. A. EDWARDS, Schools will reopen October 1st, 1883. Weekly. Splendid engravings and interesting In-
Bernard formation.
and D. L. McKinnon I..LFURNITURE Specimen copy of the Scientific A mer-
for Itecpondent. Commissioner. I For further particulars,apply to the Acad- lean sent free. Address MUNN&CO. SCIENTIFIC
Fernandina, Fla., December 4, 1883. emy. : 42 AMERICAN Office 261 Broadway, New Y'ork.







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f : THE FLOl IDA IPPOP. favorable in view of the recommendations TIlE INLAND PASSAGE.A from a book recently published 'on_ Florida UNITED STATES COURT.THE -

of the Secretary of War, the Engineer Department = entitled "Down South;' by Lady Duffus

and the President's message. With PROMINENT JACKSONVILUAN'S ADVOCACY OF ILxidy. We extract the following notice of OPINION OF JUDGE SETTLE
SATURDAY, DECEMBER S9, 1885.a the of the inland increased to DREW

fifteen feetand the improvement of Rom ey To the Editor of the Florida Mirror: ,Many people prefer"Fernandina to'Jacksonville LAND BOND SUIT.

a RIVERS AND HARBORS. Marsh and one or two other points between as being quiet cooler, and the climate -
JACKSONVILLE FLA., December 26,1883. I In the United States Court
more bracing, and less of a resort for two
The Committee on Commerce has been
Savannah and Fernandina passenger steamers The holidays will soon be over, and'Con- fashionable invalidisrn.: I very important decisions were handed down

1. relieved of the work of framing a bill for of large size could run between Savannahand gress will resume business in earnest. This '"The surroundings: are lovely, full of romantic by Judge Settle. The most important of

ti" rivers and harbors, which has been relegated Jacksonville or Palatka, and the St. being so, it is time to agitate and formulate strolls and pleasant wandering ways the these case cases of to Columbus this vicinity Drew is the decision in
vs. Marie
to committee called the Committeeon Johns would where you may ramble without i fear of get- A.
a new virtually be extended to Sa- Valentine
be submitted to a proceeding to
proper plans to Congress into into } enjoin a suit of
ting a swamp or plunging a
Rivers and Harbors. The committee vannah, protected against storms by an inland during the present session for the purpose of mire. One favorite drive, of which people ejectment. early forty years ago when the

consists ofMessrs. passage quite as straight and direct in obtaining appropriations of money to be ap- never seem to tire is through a lovely winding tine United the States first Land Office was at St.u"U5: -

Willis, of Kentucky, Blanchard its course as the St. Johns river itself. way, something like a Devonshire lane public offering of government
. of plied to objects of urgent and general necessity lands was made. Pending the proclamation
of Louisiana, Jones of Alabama, Gibson with stretches of flowering shrubs and tan-
E, West Virginia, Rankin of Wisconsin, Breck- and to be placed where the greatest gles of palmetto scrub lifting their: shining of these lands and until unsuccessfully offered

inridge of Arkansas. Murphy of Iowa, Sum- THE STEAMER PALATKA." good can be accomplished and the best leaves on either side. This leads to the sea- at public outcry they are not subject

ner of California, Houseman of Michigan, results secured. In humble shore, about two miles distant from the to private entry. One Cleland was, at that
my time Receiver at that office and
Henderson of Illinois. Bayne of Pennsylvania HER DIFFICULTIES AND SOME FRIENDLY SUGGESTIONS town, where there is a wonderful beach of fraudulent
Robinson of Ohio Chace of Rhode AS TO OBVIATING THEM. adequate amount should be applied for, hard, white sand, as smooth and level as a ly permitted persons ignorantly or wrong

Island, Stone of Massachusetts, and Bur- There is a considerable stir among the say $100,000, to thoroughly clean out,'open ball-room floor. fully, to buy certain lands before sale day

leigh of New York. transportation men about the steamer Pa- up, deepen and widen the inland passage be- "Here you may enjoy an uninterrupteddrive The transaction the was a fraud, and Clelandpocketed

Speaker Carlisle seems to have given the latka aground this:: side of the town of Palatka tween Fernandina and Jacksonville. This for twenty or thirty miles, with the the sale though money he did, making enter it no on the report office of

memberships of this committee in most instances since Thursday afternoon.It woodland country stretching away on the tract-books. One of these
has of mine for tracts
been scheme was taken
is alleged that the managers of the Flor- a pet many one hand, and the white foam lips of the
to the same states as were represented ida Southern Railway refuse to give their years. When a citizen of Fernandina from Atlantic lapping the shore on the other by urb a and man named that Goff, in our eastern sub-
tract at
in the Committee on Commerce in the northern freight to any but thesteamer City 1867 to 1870, I assisted in organizing a boardof while a tiny breeze comes with a thousand ous grantees upon have beautiful present homes his vari
t of Palatka and that if have thana miles of iodine fanning cheek and expanding and
last they more your
f Congress. trade, and then and there advocated with property valued at several hundred thou-
load for her store it for her lungs with its healing health-
they away your I
'.i Florida has a sea coast line equal to the next trip. This trip"they loaded her down voice and pen the importance of the project giving breath. This drive, within such easy sands of dollars. They hold warranty titles
back to the since deceased Goff
remainder of the United States on the At- till she drew six and a half feet forward and indicated in this little communication. So access of the town brings many visitors to held receiver's long who
a receipt. In
lantic coast, but has never had a representation eight feet aft, and, nine miles this side of impressed was I of the utility and feasibilityof Fernandina. Mrs. Valentine found it vacant 1876
Palatka she in "One of the most important lines of railway upon the
fast the
ran aground fog.
that committee. We had records of the
hoped General Land Office
on the proposed plan that I continued the at Wash
Her destination is Charleston and a connec- in Florida the Atlantic, Gulf & West
that Mr. Davidson would have been placedon tion with a New York steamer which leaves advocacy of it after I removed to Jacksonville India Transit Railway (now called the Flor- ington" and entered it with some of her famous -
A few
the River and Harbor Committee to that of ida Transit & Peninsular Railroad) starts scrip. years ago a suit to
rep- port to-day. Failing to-day's con- in 1870. I regarded it then, and regardit dispossess the was begun
nection which is inevitable her from Fernandina and runs directly occupants whichwas
; across
resent the majority, or Mr. Bisbee the mi freights
now, as being advantageous to both places. not pushed till recently, when a bill
cannot leave Charleston until Wednesday. the southwest part of the State to Cedar
nority. Thursday night the steamers Fannie Dugan Judge then of my surprise when I discoveredthat Key (on the Gulf of Mexico), 155 miles." was filed in chancery to enjoin that proceeding '
stated. The"following is
The committee far as we can judge is a as Judge Set
and Florida pulled at the steamer Falatka it excited opposition from influential There are several reproductions of news- tle's decision refusing the relief
fair and intelligent committee and we hope without budging her a bit. Yesterday morn- prayed,
I in both localities. I must believe
quarters paper articles published abroad, from one of which does not, however, settle the matter.
ing the steamer Sylvan Glen took a tow line
3 / will give Florida the consideration that her that time has demonstrated its wisdom and as the case must go to a jury.
and after a long struggle gave it up. Later which, the Edinburgh Courant we extract
important works deserve. in the day the steamer Jennie Lane took off that better counsel now prevails everywherein I the following. DREW vs. VALENTINE.I .

The Engineer Department have reported 400 boxes of fruit and pulled, without start- reference to it. Why am I so wedded to "As Florida is unquestionably destined in have examined this case with an earnest

fully and favorably upon these works. The ing the belated boat. The Lane gave up this matter? I will give a few reasons, and !. the not far distant future to support a teem- desire to find something in the record to
Sound l be- and the Palatka insisted upon having the and to be the centre of vast support the claim of the complainants. ForI
entrance to Cumberland lying ing population,
leave the be elaborated
subject to by
removed boxes of fruit returned to her decks and concentrated industries railway confess I have no sympathy with those
properties -
tween the states of Georgia and Florida which was done. In the afternoon the press and others better informed and more cannot fail to attain high values in that who are ready and willing to take advantageof

now has about 13 feet of water only at low steamer John Sylvester wrestled with the capable than myself to do it justice. All I State. the ignorance or mistakes of others and

tide. It is the prospective harbor and,Atlantic grounded boat, and was unsuccessful. Last desire to do at present.is. call attention to, "Even without these further aids of additional to appropriate to their own use property
night two of Dr. L'Engle's towboats went transit facilities, the development of which has been greatly enhanced in value
the canal and the
entrance ship what I deem to be vital matter to both
d up the river to the rescue. so a ,Florida must now proceed at a greatly accelerated by the labor of others.
;a f barge canal reported upon by the government The' Palatka could obviate very much of cities named, 'and, in fact to the whole of > pace. It is established beyond question But whatever my feelings may be upona

engineeis. It is the terminus of a I her present difficulties by loading her freight peninsular Florida, and thereby to invite that the State is the winter garden of moral aspect of the case, I am bound by

thousand miles of railway communication I in barges and towing them. Why not try discussion North America. Lying almost at the door well established principles of law and equity

this as an experiment ?Times-Union Dec.22. of Europe, with which she has direct com- and must announce such judgments and
through Florida. It can be made a first The St. Johns river must have an outlet decrees as they dictate.An .
The Palatka got off on the 22d, reaching munication by sea, her commerce with the
class harbor with a depth sufficient for the Charleston on Monday the 24th, having navigable without danger for vessels draw- latter in all her great staple articles, such as examination of the statutes and the

largest vessels by the expenditure of less I the 20th. ing from 18 to 20 feet of water. This is an corn, sugar, cotton and tobacco-and event- decided cases, convinces me that there is
grounded on no for titles to land to be divested
way out
doubt wine and silk-must
than two million dollars. It the ually, no jute
possesses admitted proposition. How is it to be ob- thc.
We have the of of United States except in strict
regarded experiment run- prove a most important factor in her national pursuance
only fortified entrance on the Atlantic coast tained? The experiment has been tried of of some law of the United States
ning a sea steamer up the St. Johns with prosperity ; yet it is chiefly in the vast and ;
from Savannah to Key West, a distance of and as no statute of limitations:: runs against
much interest, but with great doubts of its deepening the St. Johns bar by concentratingby altogether unequaled range of her more del-
j the United States and
icate winter for which she has the occupancy possession
above 600 miies.It products,
the water into channel
j jetties one ex-
success. The steamer St. Johns was a side- outlet within the borders of her own country alone, even for a great length of time can
"; seems to us that a plain presentation of wheel steamer of great capacity and elegantly tended to the outer breakers. This is a good that her immediate development and not ripen into title as against the United\

these facts, illustrated with charts, would fitted up. She was financially a failure and idea if it is practicable. Capt. Eads thoughtit greatest ultimate wealth are discernible.The States.It .
convince the committee of the importanceof millions of of valuable yellow cannot be claimed that the transactions
could be accomplished with the expenditure acres
her owners removed her. The City of Pa- and woods in her between Goff and the Receiver at St. Augus
pine numerous rare primeval
a liberal appropriation as latka was built to take her place to establisha of several millions of dollars. This forests, accessible beyond all others in tine, divested either the legal or equitable!

the Engineer's Department. Our able line for Florida in connection with the amount will never be appropriated by Con- America, would in any other State constituteits title out of the United States for the reason

cotemporaries on the St. Johns River and New York and Charleston steamers. Her gress in lump; It may be doled out in ap- chief means of wealth ; but in Florida that the lands were not subject to entry, but
it is claimed that the of
Act of
for the inter- the production of early garden and orchard
elsewhere respective
can speak of less from time to
aropriations $50,000 or
first trip out was unfortunate and she has is of June 15th 184-1, cured that defect, and vested
produce as a source revenue.In
ests which we hope will be liberally dealt now met with one of those very common time, and which, never have, and never can, her other supreme productions she has rivals, but an equitable title in Goff.

with. Millions of money are being expended incidents of navigation on the St. Johns, do any permanent good. The benefits temporarily in this she holds and must always retain After an examination of the statute, I am

in the,railroad enterprises of the country. which has scriouslimpaired the hope and y secured (if any) are lost by delay in the monopoly on her own continent. Those such satisfied lands it as was were only subject intended to entry.to embrace
familiar with the United States will
: It is due to Florida that her harbors should expectation formed for her. not being able to follow up the advantages recollect who are the vast profusion of American The objection that the statute could not

both on the ground of the demands of commerce The difficulties to be encountered by a gained to full completion. And so it will table fruits and vegetables, the former accompanying embrace these lands: because there was m

"" and for the protection of the seaboard ser.-going steamer with route at continue to be. But even if all the desired each meal. Among the fruits evidence, in the general land office, that application
a partly
for made i is not
entry was ever ,
be cared for by the general government. results could be attained by a successful may be mentioned the orange, pine-apple
and in the river obvious.
partly are To banana and straw- tenable, for the commissioner, in his:: letterto
peach, plum, grape, fig,
t withstand the rough sea voyage from opening of the St. Johns bar, still it would berry, the consumption of some of these lion. J. J. Finley, states that such entriesare
TilE PROPER CELEBRATION OF not be undesirable to have two outlets. One to be found in- the general land office
r Charleston to the St. Jons bar she requires being simply enormous, according to English -

f CHRISTMAS.. I strength and sufficient depth to give her (the St. Johns bar project) is, to say the notions. Of the vegetables-and selected but lands the were insurmountable not subject to entry obstacle, still that presents the

Christmas is celebrated by all Christian steadiness-to least, problematical ; the other (the inland from a host of others-the tomato cucum itself.
navigate the St. Johns she
requires ber, melon, pea, bean, cabbage, potato, and
people as a great religious festival in honor a light draft of water ; she is subjectin passage plan) is a certainty, so far as the sweet potato, are the more prominent. All The complainants allege that the Valen-

and in commemoration of the birth of our the winter season to frequent fogs at the practicability of making it a success is con- these fruits and vegetables; ripen many weeks tine scrip can only be located on unoccupiedand 1
lands and that
earlier in Florida than in other, even
Saviour. mouth of the St. Johns and in the river. cerned. 'The one is indefinite as to the time the most favored portion any of the United lands in controversy have been occupied by

It is presumable that people who live in a From her sharp construction she is more when it can be completed, and the amount States, and not only realize the high price them, and by those under whom they claim.

t Christian land know what Christmas means, difficult to get off than an ordinary flat-bot- required for its accomplishment but the which such monopoly insures, but command for more than forty years. and have been

i and why,it is celebrated. tomed keel steamer. Her freights are of other can be done with despatch and with the market throughout the whole greatly improved in value. .
The difficulty in the way of the complainants
for when other States
What kind of'an idea of Christmas are we comparatively small outlay. I hardly thinkit period supply ; are
perishable products-oranges and vegetablesand in a condition to send forward their earliest :: is: that their occupancy, not being

to suppose is entertained by a' crowd of delay is ruinous. For these reasons will take the amount I have specified, butI and immature growths. Florida, still in advance under law has conferred upon them no legal .

people who get up a band of music, dress the experiment of running steamships to have placed,the appropriation to be asked pours upon the market her ripest or equitable estate, and they cannot be
heard to the title of who
themselves absurdly and ride and down for the indicated be certainto fruits in their most perfect condition, and question one
up any point on theSt. Johns seems hazardous. at figures so as to to the end the highest prices for her claims under a patent from the United

the streets making uncouth noises ? Our The Mallory Line, after a trial of two seasons, secure enough.At supplies.reaps The value of such an inalienable States. .

colored population are generally very at- abandoned the attempt. The Times-Union the mouth of the St. Johns river quick- monopoly( of market is inestimable. Strawberries While the complainants cannot be heard

tentive to religious occasions, and doubtlessfeel suggests that the City of Palatka tow the sand is encountered as the great and almost and green peas grown in the open seem to question that the the Government Valentine title might it well would in-
air in Florida and marketed in
as ,
an interest in the Nativity. Would it freight on barges. This would be inconvenient insurmountable obstacle to success. Alongthe February, have a very different value quire, by direct proceedings:: how one, with

not be more seemly if they were to gather and a great loss of time.Is inland route a very different characterof from those grown in June! Tomatoes and authority to locate upon unoccupied land,

for religious services and discountenance the in Florida net L100 to %120 should be permitted, at the price of one
there not a better plan naturally suggested deposit is found. The soil there is either cabbages grown
dollar and lo-
in which their acre while the same area of the popularbut twenty-five cents per acre, to
heathenish people per ;
{ style young by this condition of thing? The City hard mud or oyster-shell banks. These can ( less valuable) Irish potato will clear L20 cate on lands in the heart or the suburbs ofa

keep Christmas. of PaUtikdon her first trip ran from Charleston be cut through easily, and will never fill up to %.25 to the producer. With a soil equal, city.

To a large portion of the community bar to Fernandina bar in ten hours. again. I know this from my memory of the under favorable conditions. to the production The demurrer must be sustained, and the

Christmas is a religious anniversary of the We will then that of three crops of garden produce within bill dismissed.
to make
suppose was fact that when I was a boy, the cut connecting THOMAS SETTLE Judge.
associated with the the year and with a highly profitable and
highest greatest her route from Fernandina to Charleston
the Amelia and Nassau rivers (which the practically limitless market at hand, there December 24,1883.In .

blessing ever conferred on our race. It is twice a week, and that her freight was to be railroad bridge now spans), was made by Z.. seems a fair prospect of Florida becoming in
said those who do not attach the case of Bella A. Johnson et. al., vs-
by time orchard and winter
brought by fast river steamers from Palatkato Kingsley with the ordinary spades and hoes one vast garden.

any importance to it as a religious festival the dock of the Fernandina & Jackson- used on his Fort George Island plantation the Florida Transit and Peninsula Railroad

the of the Nativity is doubt- AGRICULTURE IN FLORIDA. Company et. al. the following decision was
s that exact day ville Railroad at Jacksonville in six hours, so that his six or eight-oared could pass

ful, and that therefore it is not incumbentto and brought to Fernandina alongside to the through and the tides have since done the STATE CONVENTION TO MEET IN GAINESVILLE.Mr. rendered :

celebrate the 25th day of December. On J. G. of Waiving the objection to the new bill that
steamer in two hours, allowing two hoursto rest. I suppose there is now at least fifteen Knapp, Hillsborough county,
the other hand, we have the use of the handle the issued a call for a State Convention to meetat most of the matters therein stated.l, are not
freight at Jacksonville and feet of water at high tide in "Kingsley'sCut.
, Christian world in favor of this day, and we Gainesville on the 21st of January, 1884, supplemented to the relief prayed for in the
Fernandina the time would be from Palatkato The same results may reasonably be of agriculturists for consultation and dis-
{ have the fact that over nine-tenths of all Charleston hours cussion. original bill, the court is of opinion that the
twenty-two expected throughout theentirc inland route,
Christendom, the Oriental, the Roman, the the The citizens of Gainesville tender their ex- application should not be granted, both be-
any delay, as City of Palatka could come of which this cut would and does form a
t English and the Church in this country in cellent hall for the meetings and to give (he cause of the bar of the statute of limitationsand
or go out of Fernandina at any stage of part. The St. Johns river by this arrangement hospitality free entertainment to all
unite in the celebration of Christmas and of the laches of the
; tide, there being thirteen feet of water on the would be turned through the Sisters, ticipants in the work of the meeting.In complainants.

even granting that there is a doubt as to the bar at low tide. passing through the cut, and uniting with addition to the papers to be read and Although it is contended that the bonds

exact day, the setting apart of some day in Looking at the matter in a purely business Amelia river would the discussions thereon it may be proper to are not yet due, and that the complainantswere
honor of Christ's Nativity will be admitted, pass consider the following objects : not compelled to assert their rights, at
way, this would seem to be a better and out into the sea at Cumberland Sound 1. A complete organization of all the agri- an earlier day, yet the acts complained of

by all who profess themselves as Christians, more certain rule for shippers than attempt- where there is a capacious bar of from 16 to cultural interests of the State, and of the and upon which relief is sought, occurred 1

to be reverent and counties and neighborhoods. seventeen since and the original bill
proper. ing to navigate the St. Johns river with a 20 feet at all times. What grand results years ;
The uncouth noises and barbaric methods 2. A combination that shall enable Floridato upon which it is now sought to graft the
a sea steamer subject to the delay of fogs and What incalculable benefits to the whole St.
, act in perfect union at the great expositionto supplemental bill was filed ten years since.
of creating sound are an annoyance to congregations low water on the bar both ways, and would Johns river country and peninsular Florida be held at New Orleans in 1884 and at the Reasonable diligence would have broughtto

I assembled in houses of worship give a semi-weekly line instead of a weekly generally C. P. COOPER. other places as maybe necessary to place her the knowledge of the complainants the

j i The remedy must come from public opinion, line. in the high rank she can hold among the material facts now sought to be introduced,

and we hope before another Christmas to see States of the Union. for the first time, into original litigation.As .
FLORIDA THE ITALY AMERICA 3. To learn what we may produce better is well said in a recent decision of the
? our clergy of all 'denominations and races THE Pensacolian, the new Sunday paper, and more abundantly than we are now Supreme Court of the United States. "The
We in of from the
; recommending its celebration as a religious under the proprietorship of Messrs. John are receipt a pamphlet doing, and thus not only increase our law of ladies like the principle of the dim

r as well as a social festival. O'Connor & Co., made its first appearance Florida; Land and Mortgage Company (Limited wealth but also raise our people to that high itation actions, was dictated by experience..

), of No. 2 Whitehall Place, London. grade which we are entitled to occupy, by and is founded in a salutary policy. The
Sunday morning the 16th inst. and
TUEJXLAND PASSAGE. as we The share capital of the company is 745- reason of our climate healthfulness and lapse of time carries with it the memoryand
predicted, made a favorable soil. of evidence
very impression. life of witnesses, the muniments !
t The subject increasing the depth of the It is an eight-page journal five of its pages 000, in 20,500 preference shares of LIO each, 4. To discover the best means for obtain- and other means of proof. The rule which

channel of the inland passage between the being what is known as patent while the and 54,000 ordinary shares of L10 each. The ing more certain and better returns' for our gives it the effect prescribed is necessary to

St. Marys and the St. Johns rivers is ably others board of directors consists of the Right Hon- labor. the peace, repose and welfare of society.
are filled with original editorial and 1
Many of'our most experienced men and The application to file a Bill of Supplement
I treated in the communication in another local matter. The editorial pages reflect the orable Earl of Huntington and sundry other writers !lave already promised to attend, and Revivor and Amendment" is denied.

a a column from the pen of Col. Charles ,P. well-known ability of Major Benj. Robinson, distinguished people including B. S. Hen- means will be used to secure others. THOMAS SETTLE. Judge.

l Cooper, of Jacksonville. The subject is an while Mr. John O'Connor's talents as a local ning. Esq., president of the Florida Transit Dated at the office of the Statistical Agentof Dec. 24, 1883. ,

; one, both to the St. Johns river, and newsgatherer are well sustained in that & Peninsular and Florida Central & Western Florida for the United States Agricultural In the suit of Henry S. Higgins ana
" important department of the Pensacolian. We hope Bureau, Limona, Hillsborough County Charles S. Adams vs. J. S. Driggs, administrator
the city of Jacksonville the State and the our new contemporary will be well sustain railroads. Fla., December 15, 1883. and E. Higgins, demurrer was sus

: general Government. The time seems AdvanceGazette. The pamphlet contains copious extracts J. G. KNAPP S. S. Agent. tained.THE .

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: 2j.Traveler's .

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Day Cedar passenger Key and train Wildwood! leaves-,and 0Y4L ;. .-" d INVITE THE ATTENTION OF THEIR FRIENDS AND CUSTOMERSTO -

For all points on Transit Road....... 6.15 a. m.ForSavannah n .. .," ,'
< .
and all points North .' .,., :' :.,.. THEIR .
............... ." ,. .- ; .
and West................. 6.15 a.m. '!'' ."
; '(i., ., '11.----: .
at Callahan.) < New
connecting f 1i'h Fall
( #- Goods
For Tallahassee,Pensacola.and all J.;;>' ; : -' : ; Now Opening
Florida Central &
points on the t.t ,
Western Railroad..... .......... ... 6.15a.m. u 7,4..:r. '
(connecting at Baldwin.: ) { O {" :L : .: AND RECEIVED BY EVERY STEAMER.

train arrives- J .,. V
Day Cedar passenger Key, Wildwood, and ,; Novelties in Silks

From all points on the Transit Road... 3.37 p.m. 'i' Ji ; ; : ,;. ,
; : ; +:' '
From Savannah and all points in $ : Dress Goods Velveteens "
the North and West..............- 3.37 p. m. ,
Pensacola. and .- ; (. :: ':';' .: i '
Tallahassee ? ; : : :
From on the Florida Central .. ": ..-.. }"'.. ,', ., _.- Cashmeres Prints '
all points
& Western Railroad...............- 3.37 p.m. t '>t .':d, 'f l't ,. ..... : .

Sight passenger train leaves- j.J. :;, ,:.:; \ : Cambrics, etc., etc,
For Cedar Key, Wildwood, and all : .;j.\ < ;

points on the Transit Road....... 7.00 p.m. 4KIJ4G t;. ...' ,.... ,y,;, .," ... .. 'o' .
Savannahandall points North ,. .. .
and connecting West....at....Callahan.... ..........).......... 7.00 p.m. .. .'- .",' -.,.... ..- ".\,.r I PRICES. /-

( Tallahassee.Pensacola,and all ,. : \ :r '!
For /: : < l '> :
> : '
points on the Florida Central & ; : ;
Western Railroad.................... 7.00p.m.- POWDER ,. .. .tt'._ n", 7-...',Wr A isj 'to,. House-Keeping Dry Goods,
(connecting at Baldwin.) ) : .. ',> 'i' wjj.- ,;{ A FULL ASSORTMENT

Night passenger train arrives- '. ,':...rn'Q'"i11'i"'.: ,:;..o., .! ..... s'" ,".;'".".
From Cedar Key. Wildwood, and Absolutely Pure. "I.7. ., -;;f. Blankets and Comfortables
all points on the Transit Road... 9.50 a.. m. _' -- ':" ';;', :,, t. ,....- ,
From Savannah and all points in POWDER never varies. A marvel OF ALL GRADES.
the North and West................. 9.50 a. m. THIS purity strength and wholesomeness. "' '.. ,;
From Pensacola. Tallahassee, and More economical than the ordinary kinds, ,- /a* Special atttentioii is called pon** '
all points on Florida Central & and cannot be sold in with the to our ENTIRELY NEW stock Uolllb Fine} UlUinilllJ.
competition or
Western Railroad................... 9.50 a. in. multitude of low test,short weight, alum or ,
Florida Lands.The elegant cut and manufacture.Gents' .
phosphate powders. Sold only il& cans.
Train leaves daily, except Sunday- 38 106 Wall Street, New York. Furnishing all the new styles.A .
Jacksonville, connecting with
upriver boats..........................10:30 a. m. A full line of
Sunday trains..........7.00 a. m. and 4.30 p. m. PmcES. Ladies' and Gents' Underwear

Train arrives daily, except Sunday NEW YORK PeninsularAND I ,

From Jacksonville...... .............. 5.00 p.m.
Sunday trains10.35. a. in. and 8.15 p. m. BAKERY and CONFECTIONERY 'IJfiY'" 'Ve are Special Agents for BROWNING, KING & CO., of New

SEA ISLAND ROUTE. York, leading Clothiers. Suits made to order and fit guaranteed.

For Savannah, by steamer City of WILLIAM
IIYNES Florida
llrid eton, Monday Wednesdayand .
Friday............. ................ 5.00p.m. TO REMIND THE PUBLIC f r. '; J. & T. KYDD iFERNANDINA7
For Savannah, by the steamer St. WISHES he is now readv to make anv ,
Nicholas, Tuesday, Thursday kind of RAILROAD COMPANIES
and Saturday morning............................. F LA.
From Savannah,by the Bridgeton, BREAD. CAKE OR PIES. -- .

........................................ 4.00p.m. on the shortest possible notice. He will also -__-_ -_-_ _--_-_--_-_
From Savannah: by the St. Nich- have on hand, for the Holidays fine assortment COUNTIES OF
olas, Monday, Wednesday and of MALLORY'SSTEAMSHIPT -
Friday................................... 8.00 a. m. !
For New York direct by steamships ranging from one! pound upwards. FLORIDA AND NEW YORK.
State of Texas or City of ;$fiJ"" All orders'thankfully received. and

San Antonio,Thurs lav evening.............. promptly attended to. .
From Xe\v York direct, by City of 51 tjan WM. HYNES, PUTNAMMARION .: .
San Antonio and State of Texas i x rT
every Friday.........................: 3.00 p. m.

Steamer Martha leaves Centre street dock- Imo. 11T c r' S

For St. Marys and Crandall, Tuesday

and Friday ....................... 2.00 p.m. ,
For St. Marys and })l1ugeuess, on Curiosity Variety StoreOffers 1.

Wednesday and Saturday......... 3.00 p.m. I
For St. Marys only Monday and a large and selected ,
Thursday................................ 8.00 a. m. carefully .

Steamer Martha arrives STOCK OF HOSIERY $1.25 to $10 Acre.All
From St. Marys and Crandall on per .

Monday and Thursday............? 7.00 a.m. y. .
From St. Marys and Dungeness, For Gentlemen, Ladies and Children.

! on Wednesday and Saturday11.00 a. m.
: From St.Marys only, Monday and :zEZJtrnD isz IE::R c:IEH:i:E aps, these lands are in the central -THE FINE STEAMSHIPS--

Thursday.......................... ..... 2.00p.m.
! Silk Linen, and Cotton. peninsular portion of the State, and CITY OF SAN ANTONIO 1.G8O TONS.
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Notice. 1i42 T<>NS.c. .
Post-office within fifteen miles of Railroads in
Gloves, Neckties, Ribbons, ... nONDELET: 1.,$()S TONS.
Office Hows-From 8:00 A. M. to 6:00 P. M. successful operation territory WESTERN TEXAS .
Laces Towels traversing a 1.,210 TONS.
Sunday hours
10:30 A. M. to 11:30 A. M.
Dress Lining, Buttons which is being more rapidly
Money Orders and Registered Letters from'i .
800.I.. to 1:00 p. M.; and from 2:00 p. M''I and Notions Generally.A settled and developed than any other ONLY DIRECT LINE TO NEW YORK.
to 3:30: r. M.ARRIVAL .

AND DEPARTURE OF THE MAILS. new lot of LACE COLLARS and NECK- part of the State. of the above STEAMERS will sail from FERNANDINA FOR NEW YORK

I t Transit cC Peninsular Railroad TIES just received and marked low. The fertility of the soil and accessi- ONE THURSDAY AFTERNOON on arrival of afternoon trains from Jack-
Arrives! daily except Sunday....... 3:37 P. M. sonville, Cedar Key, and Peninsular Railroad.
('loses: ........................................10:00: A. JIf I Our Stock of COSSETS is bility to the largest and .best markets This Line, having no Transfers between Fcrnaiidinn and New
i ff nandina t Jacksonville Railroad- Very Superior.: York, offers the BEST AND QUICKEST TRANSPORTATION: TO SHIPPERS OF
f Jacksonville: ( and St. John's River make these lands particularly desira- FRUITS, VEGETABLES, and others.
t mail arrives ;53- In PICTURE FRAMES, BRACK- The traveling public are offered the advantages of a DIRECT LINE and UNSUR-
daily 5:00
except Sunday A.
Closes (Northern mail also.10:00) : A.M.M. ETS, VASES, TOILET SETS, we offer a ble for the cultivation of fruits and PASSED ACCOMMODATIONS TO FLORIDA. WITHOUT CHANGE; making close
Sunday MailJacksonville early vegetables for shipment. For ROAD for JACKSONVILLE, and thence by Steamers to all points on the ST.
.arrives: ....................................10:35 A. M. large and immediate profits there is RAILROAD for ALL STATIONS and GULF PORTS OF FLORIDA ; and with the
Northern mail I arrives................. 9:00 p. M. SPECIALTY. in Florida the PENINSULAR RAILROAD for OCALA and with FLORIDA TROPICAL RAILROAD
no industry to
Jacksonville St. John's River and equal for LAKE WEIR '

Jacksonville the North, closes...................... 6:00 A. M. .Jir Orders from the Country Solicited.1 tKING'S raising of early vegetables for Northern TIIItOUGII BILLS OF LADING TO ALL POINTS.For .
and St. John's River .
only, closes...... ....................... 4:00 P. M. markets. freight, passage rates and schedules, or further information, apply to .
ft. Mirys River : R. "v. SOUTIUVICK, Agent,

St. Mary's and Crandall, arrives 17 tf Cor. Centre and Fourth Sts. For new and descriptive circular, FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. ,

Monday and Thursday...............7:00 A. M. address C. H. MALLORY & CO.,
Arrives Tuesday and Friday..........2:00 p. M. Pier 20 East River New York. 51-
Closes Tuesday and Friday............3:00: p. M. CHAS. W. LEWIS,
ct. Mary's and DungenessWednes; IF. "W.I ANSLEY
day and Saturday, arrives.........11:00 A. M. Land Commissioner, GROCERIES PROVISIONS, SHIP CHANDLERY, ETC.
('loses Wednesday and Saturday... 3:00 p. M. Fernandina Fla.
ot.Mary's only,Monday and Thurs- ,
day arrives...........................2:00 P.M. Or Ocala, Florida. 38 H. F: DOTTERER
Closes Iond..)' and Thursday.......-8:00 A.M. Q .

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Valuable Orange Lands for Sale I .,. '". .J.., i '
1 1I I'
Tracts containing twenty acres each of f .
choice,high hammock land on Orange Lake i. <', ; "

suitable, for orange growing and truck farming .. .'. I I{ FINE FAMILY GROCERIES T}
are : ::
now offered
for.sale. These lands ,
are South side Centre St., near the Depot. .
very conveniently situated for transportatIon ,. *
terms, by water or rail, and will be sold on FLORIDA JEWELRY FOR SALE, AND ....- ,;,r.'}.5"J-/,,::'. '; .t;., ., ,,'r,1 ,
to suit :
tionable.. Also purchasers.valuable Titles timber are lands unques in MADE TO ORDER. .., \ .' .- EMBRACING NEALY EVERYTHING IN THIS LINE, ALSO IN THAT OF

large bodies. G. R. FAIRBANKS, j3-All work warranted. -;; '..; ,'.;rH. ...;: -'1.4-f= '>,u.._." ..)-.. .''',

February 16, 8S2. Fernandina Fla. .. .:-J:' .-..--.'1 ':'. ,: FANCY IMPORTED GROCERIES.ONLY
CURTIS d CO. .; i..1.J: {. ], -;'d r1i ;;; "': .F.,,',: .
Xottce to Tax-Payers. .
for anI now prepared to receive the taxes REAL ". it/. : .;.'t-1. .:.. -.r"';.;; '.'r }. RECOMMENDED AS
the :,: '
city of ST. MARY'S ;
assessed for the GEORGIA. .
year isss. :' :, :; "- .; .jf ..:.. ;'<
J. E. MEDDACGH : ; { i--7t.: : -. d

fernandma City Tax Collector. Loans procured,Mortgages negotiated,Exchanges .,,..v,. ',"' .._ ""'".".'"....,......,....,.-,,.., .f.'-., ,. ".:".'.". ., .
December effected. > -
15 "
1883, ; :: .
Mill S lies Town Lots from 25 feet to 4 >' '. : .
; ) ,.
: ;
acres, Lands arid Plantations from 5 to 5,000 ,. -----t.: Y, : :: :
1,000,000 Brick for Sale, acres, for sale. ',. = ;.. :,.1 --."Jr_" :>T.. -:;: +-
At the lowest :;.'r." .' ; '.f. ;;: t!') < ..fJ: ..
.I.).h} x -"ChesC cash. C.price. Size of Brick N. B.-"St. Mary's having been selectedas I FINE TEAS AND COEEEES f-
46"4m : the terminus of the Atlantic& MississippiCanal ';" ; ': ; -t t- .
Ga. 'fi
Macon (under the survey made for Govern- : : :

Amelia Beach. ment by General GIllmore), charters for the ,. c".,t'J' H.:'','1 .'- ., .,. ""' <. '.' ., THE BEST GOODS OF THIS DESCRIPTION THAT CAN BE PROCTIBED.NEW .. .>, ,
construction of which having been grantedby ?' -
suTUE IDLE HOUR is again open, under the the United Stat.es. Government and the ? ; : '.'
pleased 1 Hslon to of}Jrs. Sweeney, who will be Legislatures of Georgia and Florida, a large GOODS Received l>Every Steainer.
he receive her old friends and the increase in the value of adjacent lands maybe 'I,
constantly gel1erall ". Choicest oysters" fish etc., confidently looked for." (See New YorkSun t/ :6 t. ".'. -- -
on hand. tf. ,27-3-81.) :1v} Cor. Second and Centre Sts., FERNANDINA, FLA, '

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BAKER COUNTY. I Sheriff-A. B. Crutchfield, Ocala. --
.'*' United States Officers. County Judge-R. D. Davis, Sanderson. Assesstor of Jaxes-Henry W. Long. RAILROADS. FLORAL CITY ROUTE.
"* Clerk-F. J. Pons, Sanderson. Collecor of .Revenue- ,v. F. Trantham, -
Assessor of Taxes-A. J. W. Cobb Superintendent Schools JL OF THE (Central R.P.
Register-L. A. Barnes, Gainesville. '' San- of -M. L. Paine, or Ninetieth Meridian, Time.
Receiver: John F. Rollins, Gainesville. derson' Fort McCoy. FLORIDA TRANSIT. & PENINSULARAND JACKSONVILLE, November )
Collector of Retenue-J. R. Herndon San- 18, 1883.
SurveyorGeneralIalachi Martin, Talla MONROE COUNTY. OMMENCING this date Trains
hassee. derson. County Judge-Chas. S. Baron, Key West. Vy road and its connection on this
DISTRICT COURT. Superintendent of Schools-Jas. D. Chalker, Clerk-Peter T. Knight, Key West. FERNANDINA' & JACKSONVILLE R. R. lows : will run as fol

Judge-Thomas Settle, Jacksonville. Sanderson. Sheriff George A. Demerritt, Key; West. In Effect November 19th, 1883., '

Marshall-J. H. Durkee, Jacksonville. BRADFORD COUNTY. Assessor of Taxes-Walter C. Maloney: Jr., GoIaG, WESTWARD.No.. 3. No !.
County Judge-J. R. Richard Key West.
Clerk-Philip Walter, Jacksonville.I"TER.'AL' Providence. soIITh.Day Acconi.
Clerk-Henry F. York, Lake Butler. Collector of Revenue Mason S. Moreno, Pas. Nt Pas. Leave Jacksonville....... 3.40 p m Mail3.00am
REVEN E. Sheriff .W. W. Tumblin Starke. Key West. A.M. P.M. BII'f-
......... .
Leave Fernandina................. p ll1 8.44am
Collector-Dennis Eagan, Jacksonville. Assessor of Taxes N. C. 6.15 7.00 "
Superintendent Schools Lake
Wainwright, Lake of --J. V. Harris,Key Leave Hart's Road City.......... 9.55pm 10.4
Junction.. ::
COLLECTORS OF CUSTOMS. Butler. West. 5.25 7.45 Live Oak............ am
Arrive Callahan........... 12.50 a m
Collector of Revenue ......... 8.40 11.34am
-Bunberry Haynes NASSAU COUNTY. Madison ............
John W. Howell, Fernandina. Santa Fe.Superintendent. Leave Callahan..................... 7.38 9.20 Arrive 2.45a m 1.16 Pm
Ion ticello..... .
.. .
Edwin Higgins, Jacksonville. of Schools-L. B. Rhodes County Judge-Hinton J. Baker, Fernan- Leave Dutton................. ..... 8.05 9.53 14 5.30 a m 3.00 Pm
dina. Tallahassee......
John F. House St. 7.05
Augustine. am
Starke. Brandy Branch........._ 8.18 10.08 Leave 3.50pm
.BREVARD Clerk-J. A. Edwards, Fernandina. Arrive Bald win..................... 8.35 10.32 Arrive 7.45 a m 1-OOpm
COUNTY. ......
Quincy _......
State Officers. Sheriff John A. Ellermann, Fernandina. Leave Baldwin.........;............. 8.55 10.42 Chatta. 9.25 a m 5.03 PIn
Point.County Judge-James A. McCrory, City Assessor of Taxes-Wm. H. Garland, Fer- Leave Maxville..................... 9.17 11.08 Leave River Junction.River_......11.15 a m 5.5 Pm

.' nandina. Leave Highland............ 6.00pm
.. .
.. ... 9.44 11.32 Arrive
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT. Clerk-A. A. Marianna..........
Stewart, Titusville. Collector of Revenue Warren F. Scott, Fer- Leave ............ 6.55
Lawtey ............ 9.49 11.52A.M. p m
John Pensacola........
Governor-Wm. D. Bloxham, Tallahassee.Lieutenant Sheriff H.Laws, City Point. nandina. ... 11.45pm6.55am

-Gwernor-Livingston W. Bethel Assessor of Taxes-.Wallace R. Moses, Georgian Superintendent of Schools-L. W. Higgin- Leave Temple's....................10.04 12.12. '"* Montgomery.....
Key West.Secretary na. botham, Callahan. Leave Starke.....*........:.........10.12 12.20 U New 4.45 a m
Collector Orleans.... .
of State-John L. Crawford Tal of Revenue-A. D.Jolmston'Or-. Leave Thurston> ....... 10.10am7.15pm
lando ORANGE COUNTY. ...........10.23 12.40 Nashville........._
lahassee. Orange county.Superintendent Arrive Waldo........:... .... '
County Judge-J. M. Beggs Orlando. :.....10.43 1.10 "
Comptroller-W. D. Barnes, Tallahassee. Titusville. of SCLOOlsI.. E. English, Clerk-J. P. Hughey, Orlando. Leave Waldo.......:...............11.05 1.50 Cincinnati........ 2.20am
Treasurer-Henry A. L'Engle,Tallahassee. Sheriff Thomas J. Shine, Fort Reid. Leave Gainesville................,11.54 3.00 6.45 am
Attorney-General-George P. Raney, Tall CLAY COUNT .
Taxes P.M.
of -James M. Owens Fort EASTWARD.No.
hassee. County Judge-J. T. Copeland, Orange Reid, Fla.Collector. Leave Arredondo...:.............12.12 3.30 4. No. 2.
s Commissioner of Lands-P. W White. Park. of Revenue-A. M. Hyer Sanford. Leave Batton ........................12 24 3.50 Accom.Iail..
Tallahassee. Clerk-J. T. Weston, Green Cove Spring. Sanford. Leave Archer...............:.......12.40 4.40 Arrive Jacksonville....... 7.30am 9.00pm
Superintendent of Public Instruction. K. Sheriff James W. DeWitt, Green Cove Superintendent of Schools-John T. Beeks Leave Bronson...................... 1.06 5.35 Leave" Bald win ............ 6.00 am 8.21 pm
Foster, Tallahassee. Springs. Fort Reid. Leave Otter Creek.................. 1.38 6.35 Lake City......... 2.20 a m 6.18 pm
A djutant-General-J.E. Yonge;Tallahassee Assessor of Taxes-T. J. Browning. PUTNAM COUNTY. Leave Rosewood.................... 2.08 7.35 Live Oak...._......12.15am 5.25pm
BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION. Collector of Reze71tU-A. S Chalker. Arrive Cedar Key.................. 2.36 '8.15 Madison ............ 8.40pm 4.03pm
Superintendent of SchooR. W. Davis Judge of Probate-B. Harrison, Palatka. Monticello ......... 5.50pm 1.55pm
Commissioner A. Robinson ,
Tallahassee. Clerk GOING "
Middleburg. W. F. Forward, Palatka. NOKTH.Day Tallahassee....... 4.40pm l.llpm
Clerk-R. C. Long Tallahassee. COLUMBIA COUNTY. Sheriff-Thomas Shally. Pas. Nt Pas. Arrive Tallahassee........ 3.55 p m 1.01 pm
Assessor-A. J. Woods. A.M. P.M. Leave Quincy.............
i Special Agent-Columbus Drew, Astor County Judge--W. M. Ives, Jr., Lake City. Collector of Ret'C1me-Joseph Price. Leave Cedar Key.................... 7.00 6.00 Leave Chatt'chee Riverl2.10 2.20pm 11.56am
Building, .TacksQn v ill e.SUPREME Clerk-John Vinzant, Jr., Lake City. Superintendent of Public Schools-J. W. Leave Rosewood.................... 7.32 6.45 River Junction... p m 11.15 a m

COURT. Sheriff; J. W. Perry, Lake City. Strickland. Leave Otter Creek.................. 8 03 7.40 Marianna......... 11.00am
Chief Justice-E. M. Randall Jacksonville. Assessor of Taxes-A. D. Brown, Lake City. TAYLOR COUNTY Leave Bronson........... ........... 8.39 8.45 Leave Pensacola........._ 10.05am
Associate Justice J. Westcott, Collector of Taxes-J. L. Parish, Lake City. County Leave Archer ........................ 9.07 9.35 Montgomery..... 5.15 am
jr.,Tallahas Superintendent of Schools-JuliusPotsdamer, Sheriff Judge Green W.B. Weaver H. Parker. Perry. Leave Batton......................... 9.23 9.55 Mobile.............. 11.55 9.4. pm

see.Associate Justice-R. B. Van Lake City. Clerk-John C. Calhoun Perry. Leave Arredondo................... 938 10.20 New Orleans...... pm
Jacksonville. Valkenburgh, DUVAL COUNTY. Superintendent ,Terry. Leave Gainesville.................10.00 11.00 :Nashville ........... 6.15pm
Schools 8.25
Clerk-C. H. Foster, Tallahassee. County Judge William A. McLean, Jack Perry. of -T. J. Faulkner Arrive Waldo.......... ............10.42 12.00A. Louisville.......... 1.00am am

sonville. County Treasurer-D. M. Cincinnati .........
CIRCUIT JUDGES. Clerk-Thomas E. Buckman, Jacksonville. County S. Sutton, Perry. Leave Waldo........................10.52 1.35 Trains 1 and 2 daily Trains 3 and 8.55pm
First C'ircuit--Augustus E. Maxwell, Pen Sheriff Uriah Bowden, Jacksonville. Collector Surveyor-D. N. Cox. Perry. Leave Thurston.....................11.13 2.10 except Sunday. ; 4 daily

sacola. Assessor of Taxes-Daniel P. Smith, Jack- Assessor of of Taxes-R.Revenue J. B. Hardee, Perry. Leave Starke..........................11.28 2.35 Only line with SOLID TRAILS Jacksonville
Second Circuit-David S. Walker, Tallahas- _snnvil1p.___ .n__. L. Henderson. Leave Temple's ....................11.36 2.50 to Pensacola daily and Pullman
see.Third Collector of Revenue-Moses J. Brown, KT. .TOWTC'B t-nnN'rv-- --.--. Leave L.iwtpv........................11..53-- 3.25--- Jacksonville to :New;Orleans daily. Sleepers
Circuit-E. J. Vann, Madison. Jacksonville. County Judge-M.. R. Cooper, St. Augus- P.M.
t Fourth Circuit-James M. Baker, Jackson- Superintendent of Schools-Albert J. Rus- tine. Leave Highland.....................12.09 4.00 CONNECTIONS.At .
. .\ ville. sell Jacksonville. Clerk-Bartolo F. Oliveros, St. Augustine. Leave :Maxville....................12.27 4.30 Jacksonville, with Waycross Line for
Fifth Circuit-Thomas P. King, Gaines- Sheriff Ramon Hernandez St. Augustine Arrive Baldwin ....................12.51 5.10 all points North and East; with the Fernan-
,.I ville. HAMILTON COUNTY. Assessor of Taxes A. D. Rogero, St. Leave BaldwIn.......... ........... 1.11 5.45 dina & Jacksonville Railroad for Fernan-
Sixth Circuit-K. L. Mitchell, Tampa. County Judge-Henry J. Stewart, Jasper. Augustine. Leave Brandy Branch............ 1.29 6.15 dina ; and with Steamers for all points on

'[ Seventh Circuit-W. Archer Cocke, Sanford Clerk-J. Caldwell, Jasper. Collector of Revenue-Joseph F. Llambias, Leave Dutton......................... 1.44 5.40 the St. Johns River, St. Augustine, etc.
< Sheriff{ Samuel Altman, Jasper. St. Augustine.Superintendent. Arrive Callahan.................... 2.10 72.5 At Baldwin with Florida Transit it Pen.
t t Court Calendar. Assessor of Taxes-J. M. Duncan, Jasper. of Schools-C. F. Perpall, Leave Callahan...................... 2.22 8.00 insular Railroad for Gainesville, Ocala. Fer-
Collector of Ilc'lenue-'V. H. H. McLeod, St. Augustine. Leave Hart's Road Junction... 3.03 9.10 nandina. Cedar Key, and all Gulf Ports. I

i f FIRST CIRCUIT. Columbia County.Superintendent SUMTER Arrive Fernandina................. 3.37 9.50 At Live Oak, with the Savannah, Florida
,. Fall Term- of Schools-J. W. Reed COUNTY. &Western Railroad. '
Santa Rosa, 2d :Monday in October. Jasper. County Judge-J. R. Steele, Leesburg, Night Day Passenger.daily except Sunday; At Tallahassee with St. Marks Branch
Walton, 4th Monday in October. HERNANDO COUNTY. Clerk-Thomas J. Ivey, Leesburg. Passenger daily.PENINSULAR Railroad on Tuesdays. Thursdays and Sat- !I
Holmes, 2d Wednesday after 4th Monday Sheriff J. S. Dyches, Leesburg. urdays.
W. L.
Judge Frierson
in October. ville. Brooks- Assessor of Taxes-A. B. Goodwin. DIVISION.GOING At Chattahoochee River, with the Pensa-

Washington, 2d Monday after4th Monday Clerk-J. C. Law Brooksville. Collector of Revenue-Joseph Hutchinson, SOUTH. cola & Atlantic Railroad for Marianna. Pen
in October. Sumterville. sacola, Mobile, Montgomery, New Orleans
J. B.
t Jackson 3d Sheriff Mickler, Brooksville. Superintendent of Schools-A. H. Day Pas. Nt Pas. Louisville and all
Monday after 4th Monday in Assessor 7axes-R. Helven- points West, Southwest,
of J. Bradley Brooks- !
ston Sumterville. .M. A.M.
October. and
; : ville. Leave Waldo........................11.30 1.40 Northwest and with all boats for Apalachicola -
t Escambia. 1st Monday in December. Collector of Revenue-F.M. Hedich, Brooks- SUWANEE COUNTY. Leave Dixie.........................11.52 2.10 Columbus and Eufaula.
This act amended section 2 of act of February -' ville. County M. The Shortest, Quickest and Best Route to
Judge- M. Blackburn
i i 10 Term., 1879, and does not change. the Superintendent of Schools-A. M. C. Russell, Oak.ClerkRobert Live Leave Hawthorne............ ....12.08 P.M. 2.36 all points West.the FLORAL

Spring Fort Dade. A. Reid, Live Oak. Leave Lochloosa..................12.25 3.02 the,23-Take NEW CITY ROUTE,
Term THIRD CIRCUIT. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY. Sheriff John R. Sessions, Live Oak. Leave Orange Lake................12.51 3.35 Central and SHORT Western LINE via the Florida
Spring Assessor of Taxes-G. W. Olmstead. Leave Anthony Place............ 1.16 4.15 Railroad.
Taylor, 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in County Judge-H. L. Crane, Tampa. Collector of Revenue Wilson H. Sessions, Leave Silver Spring............... 1.43 secured Through Tickets and Sleeping Car Berths

April.Madison. Clerk Wm. C. Brown, Tampa. Welborn. Leave Ocala............................ 2.00 5.00 and at Company's Depot Ticket Office,
2d Monday in April. Sheriff-D. Isaac Craft, Tampa. Superintendent of Schools-J. 0. C. Jones Leave Lake Weir Station........ 2.40 6.00 and at new office southwest corner of Bay
Hamilton 4th Hogan, Jacksonville
Monday in April. Assessor of Taxes-Hugh Gallagher.Tampa. Live Oak. Arrive Wildwood.................. 3.05 6.40 W. M. Fla.
Suwanee, 1st :Monday after 4th Monday Collector of Revenue-Warren A. Givens, DAVIDSON,
t in April.Columbia. Tampa.Superintendent. VOLUSIA COUNTY. GOING NORTH. General Manager,,Jacksonville, Fla.
3d :Monday after 4th Monday of Schools W.P. Henderson County Judge-James H. Chandler, Enter- A.M. P.M. WILLIAM O. AMES,
Leave Wildwood.... ........ ..
in April.Lafayette. Tampa. prise. .. .. 6.55 6.30 Gen'l Passenger Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.
6th Tuesday after 4th Monday Clerk-John W. Dickins, Enterprise. Leave Lake Weir Station........ 7.20 7.15 WALTER G. COLEMAN,
in April. JEFFERSON. Sheriff W. A. Cone, Enterprise. Leave Ocala.......................... 8.05 8.25 Gen. Trav. Ag't, Jacksonville Fla.
Fall Term County Judge-J. B. Christie, Monticello. Assessor of Taxes-S. D. Hodges, Glen Leave Silver Spring................ 8.22 -
Taylor, 1st Tuesday after 1st :Monday in Sheriff 1. B. Simkins, Monticello. Cove. Leave Anthony Place............ 8.48 9.05
t October. Clerk-W. C. Bird, Monticello. Collector of Revenue-P. N. Bryan, Glen I Leave Orange Lake................ 9.12 9.55 SEA ISLAND ROUTE.

:? Madison, 2d Monday in October. Superintendent of Schools-W.' R. Taylor, Cove. Leave Lochloosa.............. ..... 9.37 10.40

r Hamilton, 4th Monday in October. Monticello. Superintendent of Schools-L. D. Huston, Leave Hawthorne.................. 9.54 11.10 THE STEAMERS
Suwannee, 1st Monday after 4th Monday ticello.County Treasurer W. M. Girardeau, Mon- Enterprise. Leave Dixie.........................10.11 11.40 .
in October. WAKULLA COUNTY.Ooun.ty A. M. 'i/PI
Columbia 3d Monday after4th Collector of Revenue-J. H. Tucker, Mon- Arrive Waldo... ..................10.35 12.15SfDay
Mondayin ticello. Judge-W. A. Giles, Crawfordville.
October. Assessor of Taxes-J. P. Grantham, Wau- Sheriff Charles Aligord, Crawfordville. Passenger daily except Sunday;
Lafayette, 6th Tuesday after 4th Monday keenah. Clerk-Nat. R. Walker, Crawfordville. Night Passenger daily. .

+- in October. LAFAYETTE COUNTY. Superintendent of Schools-E. Y. Watts,
I Spring Term County Judge-W. J. Dixon New Troy. > -
St. John's, 2d Tuesday in March. Sheriff-J. J. Johnson, Old Town. County Treasurer,V. W. Walker, Craw- GOING SOUTH.

Clay, 4th Tuesday in March. Clerk-Neal A. McAlpin, New Troy. fordville. Leave Fernandina......................10.30 a. m. CITY OF BRIDGETOX and ST. NIC OL.\S.
Bradford 1st Tuesday in April. Superintendent of Schools-J.C. RamseyNew Collector of Revenue-R. C. McMillan.Craw- Leave Hart's Road......................11.05 a. m.
Baker, 2d Tuesday in April. Troy. fordville. Arrive Jacksonville....................12.10 p.m. The St. Nicholas, as a day boat, leaves Fer
i Nassau, 3d Tuesday in April. County Treasurer-J. M. N. Peacock, New fordville.Assessor of Taxes-H. H. Walker, Craw- GOING NORTH. early nandina in the Tuesday morning., Thursday and Saturday,

j Duval, 1st Tuesday in May. Troy.Collector of Revenue-Adelbert S. Leave Jacksonville..................... 3.15p.m. Returning, will leave Savannah :Monday,
a Fall Term- Old Town. Ackley, Leave Hart's Road..................... 4.25p.m."f Wednesday and Friday, at 8.00 a. m.

, St., ..John's., un.., '..2d.. Tuesday, m. in .September.. Assessor of_ T/iVft. -n Tttvif\_ __ _?_.. Tnwmpnt1__ .. ..__.. THE FLORIDA Arrive ---.-.-.---. _\n flit- n r'_ m--.. The City of Rrh1 tnn. ns a tii " \.ilay .1uesuay liept.emDer.
S"? Trains
:, Bradford, 1st Tuesday in October. New Troy. daily except Sunday. leaves Fernandina Monday, Wednesday and
IMPROVEMENT Friday, 5.00 m.
Baker, 2d Tuesday in October. LEON COUNTY. TOWN COMPANY. SUNDAY TRAINS. p.

Nassau, 3d Tuesday in October. County Judge -Wm. P. Byrd, Tallahassee. Leave Fernandina......7.00 a. m. 4.30 p.m. nandina Returning and,Brunswick wall leave Savannah for Fer
Duval, 1st Tuesday in November. Sheriff A.. Moseley, Tallahassee. Arrive Jacksonville..8.25 a. m. 5.55 p. m. day and on Tuesday,
Saturday at 4
FIFTH Clerk-C. A. Bryan, Tallahassee. Fernandina, Leave Jacksonville9.10 a. m. 6.45 p. m. p. m.
CIRCUIT. Through tickets sold
to New York Philadelphia
Spring Term Superintendent of Schools-Henry N.Felkel, Arrive Fernandina..l0.35a.m. 8.15p.m. Boston, and Baltimore.

Sumter, 3d Monday in March. Tallahassee. Towns on R. R. Line For tickets and state-rooms, apply at theCompany's
; Marion, 4th Monday in March. Treasurer-J. L. Demilly Tallahassee. CONNECTIONS. office, foot of'Centre Street.

Putnam, 3d Tuesday after 4th Monday in hassee.Collector of Revenue-C. C. Pearce. Talla- And Cedar Key. W. B. TUCKER

March. i \ 1 AT FERNANDINA, FLA., Agent at Fernandina, Fla.J. .
March.Levy, 4th Tuesday after 4th Monday in Assessor. of Taxes-G. A. Croome, Tallahassee. With New York and Fernandina Steam- A. MERCIER,

ship Line from New York General Passenger Agent.
Alachua 4th after 4th LEVY COUNTY. on Tuesday, and J. N.
Monday Monday in for New York HARRIMAN, Manager.
March. Clerk-J. M. Barco, Bronson. Offers to Lessees and Purchasers a large on Thursday.
With Sea Island
from and to Savan-
Fall Term J. S. '
Sheriff Parker, Bronson.
;, _, Sumter, 1st Monday in October. Assessor of Taxes-Louis Appell, Bronson. number of the most eligible and desirable nah and Brunswick, daily except Sunday.AT BOOTS AND SHOES.

Marion, 3d Monday in October. Collector of Ret.t7tueB.. Barco Cedar CALLAHAN. -
'I Putnam 3d Tuesday in November. Key. Lots, suitable for Business Purposes, or for To and from Savannah and Charleston, JZ35-TIIE NEW STORE.-&

Levy, 4th Tuesday in November. Superintendent of Schools-J. B. Menden- and all points North and West, daily.AT .
; Alachua, 1st Monday after 4th Tuesday in hall, Bronson. City or Suburban Residences,

.' November. MADISON COUNTY. To and from BALDWIN Jacksonville, FLA.,, Tallahassee ::B 1 W. F. WOOD, Jr., } S
Spring Term- County Judge-R. M. Witherspoon, Madi- UPON EASY TERMS. and all points South, West, and Northwest,

Orange, 4th Monday in January. son.SheriffS. daily. O 1{ Proprietor, }} EJC
i Volusia, 3d Monday in February. A. Parrimore, Madison. AT HAWTHORNE,
1 Brevard 1st Monday in March. Clerk-John M. Beggs, Madison Liberal Discounts on Values allowed to To and from Palatka daily except Sunday.. >
{ Dade, 3d TVfnndnv in Atvril. Superintendent of_ ftfhonlit-Sam IIP! T. Parry C> ,
.4 Fall Te n.Orange.- I Madison. n.-----.J' parties engaged in manufacturing or indus- AT WILDWOOD.

2d Monday in August County Treasurer-S. S. Smith, Madison. With Stage Line to and from Brooksvilleand ar :s: 1 1s
," Volusia, 2d Monday in September. Collector of RetenueB. D. Wordsend, rial enterprises, who will erect on the prop- Tampa daily except Sunday.
Brevard, 4th in Madison. With Stage Line to and from Leesburg
1 Dade, 2d Monday in November.September. | {Assessor. of Taxes-W. P. Thompson, Madison erty purchased substantial improvementsfor daily except Sunday.AT S

1I MANATEE COUNTY. residence, or in which to conduct their With :
Morgan's Line
: -; County Officers. Steamships for Key
County Judge-Z. T. Crawford West and S
Manatee. business. Havana. every Saturday; for New
t ALACHUA. Clerk-Robert S. Griffith, Manatee. Orleans every Friday ; from Key West and
[ County Judge-Junius C. Gardner, Gaines- Sheriff A. S. Watson, Pine Level. Havana every Friday: from New Orleans -r :IIO :
ville. Assessor of Taxes-W. P. Parish, Braden- TO MANUFACTURERS every Saturday.With .
Clerk-J. A. Carlisle, Gainesville. town. Tampa Steamship Company's Steamers
Sheriff-S. C. Tucker, Arredondo. Collector of Revenue Clarion G. Carlton, by exemption for a term of years from for and from Key West, Monday and- C)

'o Assessor of Taxes-S. H. Wienges, Gaines- Popash. Thursday; for Tampa and Manatee, Monday -
ville. Superintendent of Schools Felix taxation, offered by the several cities and and
J. Seward Friday.
Collector of Rtt.t7ttU-H. Denton, Gaines- Pine Level. For information respecting routes, rates O 1{ Fernandina, [} :E
ville. MARION COUNTY.County Apply to etc., apply to

Superintendent of Schools-W. N. Sheats, I Judge-Samuel F. Marshall, Ocala. CHAS. W. Fernandina.LEWIS, A. MACDONELL, :B -j Cor. Centre & Third. }} S
Gainesville. Clerk-Robert Bullock, Ocala. Gen Ticket; and Pass.Agent.
.Oflicecor.: Beach & 7th sts. D. E.
.' ., MAXWELL, Gen'l Supt. 12 TIIE NEW STORE.'

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OFF FOR FLORIDA. whence they returned laden with blooming REAL ESTATE '

ON STEAMER "STATE OF TEXAS," flowers and fruits, leaves and grasses of veg- BRADLEY'S S FERTILIZERS!
November 26th 1883. } etation, which was new and strange to them

off for Florida! and to one who and interesting to all. .
Really But the concert is about to commence 1 BRADLEY'S
there before, the anticipation is fullf BRADLEY'SCIRCLE '
has been More so than the reality will and I must not miss it.-0. 31. C., in The ,
nleasure. .
? May be; but we will at least South. :.r ,:-:- :'", .. ORANGE TREE BRAND
vou ,
be have' baY the memory of delightful" sunny days IN FLORIDA. '. ,..,:;;;;.:::: : h-1'a 'J.:' /; :: :" FERTILIZER, BONE
of that favoredte ,
, amid the "lakes and groves << '-
while our own New England neighbors JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Nov. 28,1883. :: ':
I. Sea .:. ." ,
untold from the :
were suffering miseries Early morning light yesterday found us .: -: _
afflictions that hover in the wake of intense steaming toward the pine-covered shores of :1/ c,,;;;: "/, PURE
Co1i1' Fernandina harbor. One by one the .
Tliis hibernating in Florida, now so popular ascended to the deck and joined passengers in 1--, f.fi., ,"; ::'\' '",'. VEGETABLE r FINE-GROUND

l has an interesting phase, instructive! to the exclamations as the lighthouse, fort and '- .
certain class. Year after year there is anitriniage other objects of interest were passed. Aftera FERTILIZER, BONE ,
of dyspeptic, invalid tourists hearty breakfast and farewells to the :
I borne) into the State on. every steamer and.. tain, purser, steward and stewardess, all cap-of ,: : tri' : i" r } BRADLEY'S BRADLEY'S
train who no sooner arrive in the Land of whom had won our regard from their kind ;

Floers"! they begin to abuse it, andeverything words and many courtesies, we climbed over PATENT -_= B.D. SEA-FOWL
with it
connected denouncing the gang-plank, and our feet were once more .
the whole State as a fraud and a humbug.Some on terra firma, and that Florida-really in ;' '-2; G U A N 0 .

of their minor-keyed epistles annually Florida. Now followed a queer experience. / :: <
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find their way into print to offset the Though off the steamer, with its uncertain :; '
flowerY and exaggerated articles prepared in motion, most of the passengers found them- r ,." .s .?. '," I ..i.- -' W. H. GARLAND, __ = GEO. E. WILSON,
of railroads or land agents and :" '
the interest selves unable to walk straight, but were con-
which are as far from the truth as the former tinually adapting their to the AGEOT, '
steps rollingof STATE AGENT
The fact is, the sooner the tounst the ship. To a spectator we must have : ; ;;.t' : !; .,{ : / .
the State it ;
makes up his mind to accept as appeared as having come from far away FERNANDINA, FLA. JACKSONVILLE FLA.
'. '. ,
,1-: .' "
is, and not judge her products, soil or stock from the "land of steady habits." Amid ','',.'.r :;, '.: ,,:;'t:: ._ "",.:''1,- "\' ,.....y
of the deficiencies 0 "
bv his own, but in place much hilarity we boarded the waiting train :: ;
her matchless climate and fruits, the for Jacksonville and to notice .
place we were glad \ ::15.
happier he will become. Consequently, the signs of improvement in the equipmentand / .. FERTILIZERS .

when the disgusted seeker for health or management of the road. The pas- ..
pleasure returns in haste from his Southern sengers were surprised to find such comfort- "YFlorida,;
sojourn owning himself in," and able cars, while the road-bed to Jacksonville : I have on hand, and am constantly receiving supplies ofWilkinson's .

encounters the bitter cold, snow, sleet and had been greatly improved during the year -, '-'
wind of a Northern March, he comes to the past. The additional train connecting with Celebrated Bone Fertilizers
wise conclusion that there is something in one of the finest boats at Cedar Key for ,

Florida after all, and it needs but a cold Tampa will be much appreciated by the FOR FRUIT TREES, GRAPE-VINES AND VEGETABLES.
snap like that of November 12th to 16th lastto traveling public, who have been so delayed

decide him to go again to the hospitableshores and annoyed waiting for steamers at the Lands.The PREPARED UNDER A NEW PROCESS, especially suited to our soil and climate,
he so roundly abused, and to see if former port. From the car windows we be- crops to withstand drouth.jpgfSold .
that orange grove he priced is yet in the held the large proportions of the elegant at Manufacturer's Prices, freight added. .

market ; and if it is, he is sure to have to Egmont Hotel,and wished for time to enjoy --ALSO IN STOCK:- .
pay a big interest or increased price for his its hospitality. This is one of the most elegant -

*year's experience. hotels in the whole South, and tourists Pure Ground Bone, Dissolved Bone for Composting, Cotton-Seed Meal,. .. .

So among the one hundred or more passengers may go further and fare much worse than PeninsularAND I-- Ash Element, Muriate and Sulphate of Potash, Land Plaster, etc.
on this crowded ship, we meet a stop right here, with the added attractionsof
goodly number of this class, as well as many the famous Amelia beach, perhaps the #3S Send for Circulars and prices.

who have done the rather questionable act finest in the world, within sound of the Fernandina ",v. F. SCOTT.
of buying land or groves unseen, and now, thundering surf that beats upon her shore, Fla., November 17, 1883. 6m

with family and goods, are on their way to and forms a magnificent hard driveway ,

take possession filled with the most visionary twenty miles in length. Here, too, is safe -r=j Tropical Florida
ideas of the fortune only awaiting their and delightful bathing, which is a luxuryeven ,

arrival. These will very likely, a year or in midwinter hard as this is to believeto !' DS
less hence,join the chorus of grumblers, and my snow-bound Northern readers. ; 'S'BLEY'SS
be ready to surrender at a discount their Diingeness, the burial place of Light- RAILROAD COJIP AXlES 1

possessions,; to the sharks that are ever readyto Horse Harry Lee, and other revolutionary .-"{ '. of' ALL PLANTS, for ALL CROPS for ALL cO-
profit by such disasters. historic memories is only a two-mile sail \.. MATES. AU are tested; only the best sent out
There is yet another class on board-and Grain and Farm!Seed Manual;History and best method
across the bay, while a trim little steamer ARE OFFERING LANDS IN THE of culture of Grain Root Crops Grasses, Fodder Crops Trcf
Florida or any other State cannot have too will also bear you away to the specks of '* Ji Planting eta only lOcts. Annual Catalogue and PnV Lift cf \ "
shrewd v several thousand varieties, FI .EE. POCR ..t5SILEY'S ,
ninny sl1chplain, practical, commonsense white across the sound, which a near ap- COUNTIES OF -
business men, with their families, proach proves to be the dwellings and com- SEEDS HIRAM SIBLEY & CO. Rochester. N.Y Chicago, 111

who have read both sides of the question, modious hotel of St. Marys, Ga.-a digres-
and have drawn a wise conclusion from the
conflicting statements. They do not go ex- sion.We hasten back to our train, and amid ,
pectnifra Paradise or an Eden, nor yet a harvest strains of Golden Slippers from our im

of golden fruit to drop into their hand promptu glee club, we roll out across the PUTNAM, COLLINS & CDs HARTFORDEstablished
without effort, time or expense, and with a drawbridge and into the pine forests toward
snug> bank account to draw upon when nec- Jacksonville. One enthusiastic pas- ,

essary. Such families, when endowed with senger declared he saw an alligator, which MARION 1826.MANUFACTURERS .
good principles are thrice welcome to the created a commotion, when it was discoveredit

rapidly-forming communities among the was but a razor-back hog, which is so _.
pines and are sure to succeed and like it- similar we could not blame him for the SUMTER ANDHERNAND07 '
see if they don't! '
blunder. At Jacksonville we boarded a .
And now your correspondent is off the hack, and were taken in at the home-like, .<"
Coast Georgia, on one of the finest vessels comfortable hotel, St. Marks, and glad indeed -

ul the Mallory line's fleet, with a prospect we are to secure a temporary home so : ';.. ','
lIf an early arrival in Florida. The air is delightful, and rather dread the necessity r.: :
soft and unlike t (
wonderfully balmy, mild
a that compels us to go away, lest we fall ..
autumn day at home; for twilight here has among the "Philistines" that are said to -<
no chilliness or edge that accompanies a
run the caravansaries throughout the State.
Northern otherwise perfect day. The passengers Now from the sunny window we look out $1.25 to $10 Acre.All
are grouped about the deck in various upon the nobleSt. hns river, across which,
attitudes of indolent comfort-the ladies in full view, regularly plies the new ferry-
with crochet or other fancy work, the gentlemen boat of the newly-completed Jacksonville, Y

in conversation over the prospects of St. Augustine & Halifax Railroad, The these lands are in the centrals
the orange boom's continuance--and all rows of deep green foliage we recognize a
looking forward rather regretfully to the that of thrifty orange trees across the river, peninsular portion of the State, and OF
termination oi a delightful voyage on the while under the window are the broad '
morrow. And now it is sunset:""' a glorioussunset tropical-looking banana leaves, and in manyof within fifteen miles of Railroads in
at sea! Did >ou ever witness the the door-yards the Poinsetta plant so : Axes Hatchets Picks
wonder? Nothing outiide of our ship insight tender that I used to have great trouble to successful operation, traversing a ter-
but the firmament above and the rest- .
grow it in a hot-house here in full bloom, ,
less waves beneath-water and sky. But and their great bunches of scarlet leaves-so ritory which is. being more rapidly AND OTHER EXTRA QUALITY
what ,3 sky! What pen can describe it? common in Broadway, New York, windows I'
-Vo hills/ houses or trees to obstruct the during the holidays-would cause professional I settled and developed .than f any other TOOLS FOR PARKS AND PLANTATIONS.Also
wonderful .
beauty of tinted clouds, whose
Northern florist to think with disgustof
of the State.
folors! are so matchlessly blended bthe part .
the feeble plants he raised with so much FINE STEEL AND CHEAPER PLOWS
Dhine i Artist wo'uld ,
that it be sacrilege to effort and .
expense.A The of soil"and accessi-
atu-mpt to describe them. stroll through Bay street and conversa- fertility the Of all sizes and prices from $3 to $33. Also, Plowing Machines.

Now the gong sounds for supper. Shall tion with prominent business men convincesus bility to the largest and best markets
HI you what we have to eat? Wait a half- that l"lorida-and of course that includesthe Farmers will receive valuable information, catalogues, &c.,
boar and I will : four kinds of meats, by writing to the makers,
vegetables city-is on the verge of an invasion, not make these lands particularly desirable .
including peas and celery, and dessertof of a hostile army, but tourists, pleasure I COLLINS! & CO., 212 Water St., New York.
,Mane mange, pies, puddings and figs, raisin seekers, invalids and settlers, coming like I for the cultivation of fruits and
and fruit-what more could an epicure ourselves from the inclement North to the i
or a ;Iltttoll desire? The stewards of these land of oranges and sun The streets are early vegetables for shipment. For

steamers have earned for themselves an enviable now full of people, all incoming trains are DR. CLARK JOHNSON'SINDIAN
reputation with the traveling public. loaded, the great hotels here are opening large and immediate profits there is
Yes: but if you are sea-sick, what good their doors to receive them, and everything
uVoa: tempting bill-of-fare do yon? Well, is booming. The prospect now is that there no industry in Florida equal to the .

this w the bugbear, we believe, that deters will not be room to hold those who put off f BLOOD SYRUPCures
1 many from an ocean voyage when it is possible coming till the months of January or Feb- raising of early vegetables for Northern -

to go by land, even if tiresome railroadand ruary. So, kind reader if you are coming, markets.
stage-coach rides be the alternative. pack and start, left.- all diseases or ,
I Ill up or yoU may "get the Stomach, Liver, Bowels
for ,
me, in the whole fears work and
0. J/ C. in The South' For and
Worry, I look forward new descriptive circular, Skin and Blood.
to no so such rest as Kidneys, MILLIONS testify to its
---- --
tin1 prospect of four or five days at sea, with
I 1h o care" nothing to worry about. With the jr1'u'1Iilr.S' LIVE DIL'i.".,.""''""....:i .I efficacy in healing: the above named diseases, and

I'lKing: off of the hawser at Pier 21 East Weld AID O?12. CHAS. W. LEWIS, pronounce it to be the Best Remedy Known to Man
river, New York, I cast off also a load of -
anxiety.\ Xo trunks even to re check, no ':t la indlspcnslblo u tls llolarlota dr '.t? Land Commissioner,

transfers, no missing connections or tedious W'ec;l1' do v.-I jouti; :. li i cavesickness. 13 1'ClLlU i GUARANTEED TO CURE DYSPEPSIA.Trade
Fernandina Fla. .
delays .' ,
no five-minutes-for-refrcshments -Ecv. J. C. Weaver, cfT C-:3.: :
ail (lay to eat in if we want; and then the Twenty years ot Eu::crlas from Indigestion Or Ocala, Florida. 38 Mark.Laboratory. ,

trredoni of the ship instead of a cramped tnd diseased Liver was relieved by a package z' AGENTS
car-:seat ; a cozy state-room, instead of a of ; '.'
it.-Rev.M. II. Culluin, Grapevine.Texas.
bra .
h in a sleeper; and-not the least ittem- ..... 1" t'' 'It has done more to relieve and of ., : .
mat: of expense, in favor of the steamer, and Esc:,Headache t'an all the other remedies cure nsc 1 ... ,;'',..':'': .''.1I-:, --: 77 West Third St., New York City. Druggists sell it ."
iou have my reasons for preferring the lat- .< j" c. ,,X;:;. :'_'
l ier- But were you sea-sick ? Yes, I was. c\"crused. J. II.,Leod.of No.Carolina. ..,; :. .:' 't .' CEDARTOWN, GA., June 20th, 1881.
parted very reluctantly with a toothsome It proved a blessing to my family,!cheerful Dr. Clnrk Johnson:-My children were sick with Fever, and a short trial of
breakfast" ( butt, as te! jolly steward said, ly testify to its merits.' Its popularity here Is .,(.'- .' Indian Blood Syrup completely cured them. your

1 left what of it? Let it go; there is plenty unbounded.'-Eev.S.G.Shaw.BatesvlllcArk. :. ;,..:.;".>,: .- ( .,'," 46 RUDIE CANTLER.

| I'; try again." B' hours of qualm- These are but samples from among the many \i ,,;...
isimess ; :: :
thousands : 0'
and I found my sea legs. Some are of unsolicited testimonials received c. :
nut during the past few years. Ask your druggist ; :.J j'L.yslr't,';' .
| unpleasantly affected in the least while BOOKS
other; court the the original M.A.SntatoNs'LivE$MEDICINE 'q ast'h4&. : '"
I U1lst of seclusion of the state-room ,made at St.Louis Mo. Take no other. :' .>. ,., : ,
the. trio H"t nt +h., n.n-.I- T l.J Vi.0\ !"J." ..''
rather suffer* the discomforts of*\- tt a disordered I ':"7 tfWf- -:?.I1"J" !f ;. HORACE DREW, GINGER CORDIALIS
: ,.. ,
: *
st4iutach, ; .rt'r. ,
than : < -ffl' ; T
the general weariness and lassitude CURTIS d CO. Stationer
!that invariablyfollows an extended J ; ,' ij, 4.-r.d '!\: ) Bookseller i NOT AN ALCOHOLIC EXTRACT,
railroad trip, with all rF ':' Printer and Binder. but contains all the medicinal
of her its dust noise and ESTATE AGENTS, ..' .w" :' properties -
trials AU day and the day after we REAL of the finest Jamaica Ginger Root. It
sitabe lie 011 deck, pleasantly' chatting away the ST. MARY'S, GEORGIA. < ;' *.:: :.' is very pleasant to take, and
ors, ;
school with of porpoises now and, then a Passing'sail, a Loans procured,'Mortgages negotiated,Exchanges :. \**,,,}. :., ;. '. School Books and Orange Wraps CURES INDIGESTION, HEADACHE,
or-greater _
v ; .
't'Sterdawe effected. -
safe distance.encountered three whales at a Mill S ites, Town Lots from 25 feet to"4. .'.:. ii-.d'..:. .:' ,',.. COLDS, CHILLS, CRAMP COLIC, '
Lust night in lieu acres, ''Lands and Plantations from 5 to 5,000 ) ,{ : :,;:- :
of other
flees befitting the religious ser- acres, for sale. n .1 5 Liberal discounts to Teachers and DIARRHEA DYSENTERY, : .
rendered day a congenial company ; ; : ,;: ). i't ." Trade. and
Special prices Catalogue'free on
lSallke many of the popular Moody and N. B._"St.. Mary's having been selected. application. PAINS in the Stoaiach: and Bowels, .
Gospel hymns '" a manner enjoyto as the terminus of the Atlantic& Mississippi 'i:
club has all, and today an impromptu glee Canal (under the survey made for Govern-, 0: 59 W. BAY STREET, and MALARIA, by warming and stimulat-
aunattiur: been organized that will give an ment by General Gillmore), charters for the ii !V ing the Stomach and Bowels into a healthy
tuusic. concert to-night of more secular construction'of which having been grantedby '. JACKSONVILLE. FLA. action. Sold by

brought A rehearsal this afternoon has the United States Government ,and the .,C'-'h'. '. PALMER BRO'S,
ability I out a male quartette of no mean Legislatures of Georgia' and Florida, a large -1 r,'" Nassau Fibre, Centre Street, Fernandina, Fla.

TillS' increase in the value of adjacent lands maybe 0:' .,' For beds,. pillows and mattresses, superiorto JpSr Also, Agents for DOW'S JAMAICA
most of morning the we 1 landed at Port Royal, confidently looked for." (See New York anything else in use. For sale by GINGER ALE, the only Ginger Ale made

passengers going ashore, from Sun, 27-3-81.) June 24-tf FEED W. HOYT & Co. without peppei. 22
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t THE FLORIDA MIRROR. W. M. Carnegie, Dungeness ; G. F. Wentworth .;f tRINE. O. OAKES, ST. JOSEPH'S<'iDEIY.

Winstead, Conn.; J. W. Locke and
Port of Fernandina. Fernandina, Fla.
a family, Key West; C. V. C. Chandler; Mont-, HIGH WATER. CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER,

,II.QO.{ YEAR; $1.00 FOR SIX MONTHS real,.Canada; and Dan Rice. INSTITUTION, UNDER
Saturday, Dec. 29...... 7:53 A.M. 8:10: P. M. THIS THE
J John R. Richards, representing the Southern Sunday, 30...... 8:36" 8:54 And Manufacturer of is pleasantly located SISTERS OF ST.healtS JO
in of
: one the
Reflections. Monday, 31...... 9:17 9:35 "
and of portions of Florida.!
Directory Publishing Company,
, ..... "
Jan. 1. 9:58 10:15
yI.I. Charleston S. C., was in the city yesterdayin 2..10:37.. 11:02" FLOORING, CEILING, MOLDING, The building,which was erected especially
The City Council did not meet on Wednes- Wednesday for a Boarding School, is large and
the interest of the .Florida State Gazetteer Thursday, 3..11:21" 11:52 The Course of airy
" day evening last. and Business Director '." Friday, 4......_...... :15" FANCY SCROLL SAWING, solid, Instruction is thorough
) ___ comprising:, both in Englishnand
Rice's is billed to show oil the Cedar !
circus ,. French all the branches of
green this afternoon.The Oyster Supper and Sociable. tion Board, Tuition, Washing, Bed
Dec. 22-S. P. St. Nicholas, White, Savan- Bedding,
attention of the tax-payers is called The ladies of the Methodist Aid Societywill nah; with freight and passengers NEWEL POSTS, STAIR RAILINGS. with per use quarter of Instrument, $40.50., $12.00.Music lessons -

to the last notice of Mr. Scott, collector of give an oyster supper and sociable at to W. B. Tucker, agent. Plain Sewing and every variety of

revenue for the State and county. Lyceum Hall on New Year's night for the .23-.S..P.;: City of Bridgeton, Dennett, STAIR and CHURCH WORK a SPECIALTY. Work taught without additional charge Fane
with and
Savannah, freight Payments required in advance.
benefit of the church. Good musical talent
The schooner Mary L. Allen arrived yesterday :- passengers, to W. B. Tucker, Schools will reopen October 1st, 1883.
. G 4 with 400 tons of ice for the Fulton Market has been generously tendered by several a;;en t. Elevations and Floor Plans, with esti- For further particulars,apply to the Acad.
I friends for the occasion and effort will 24 Nicholas White Savannah
Branch Cent street wharf. no I'.St. ; emy.
on 12
n mates furnished at reasonable rates.
with freight and to ,
be spared to make the evening pass pleas- passengers,
The private boarding house formerly occupied W. B. Tucker, agent. -
antly to all who be } *Orders by,mail promptly attended to. rn
present. o "Y"
may s !
by the late Mrs. L. )I. Horsey, and 24-Schr. William Wilson, Berry, New TOYS i

I owned by Major W. B. C. DurySe,. is to let Masonic.The York others.; general cargo to Egmontand Address P.O. Box 174, Fernandina, Fla. 5 _
.: or for sale. following officers were appointed by 24-Brig Sappho, McPliee, Havana ; NOTICE. OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS,

( merchants have large and well-selected Fred W. Hoyt, W. )[. of Amelia Lodge No. ballast to master.
..r stocks of goods, and seem to be doing a good 47, on St. Johns Day, to serve. during the en- .ballast, to master. THE Warrants of Nassau County, are AND

local business, as well as tilling orders from suing year: 25-S. S. State of Texas, Risk, 1,542 lost or have miscarried. All persons are AT ALL PRICES,
:t : the interior. II. S. ;Yerger, Chaplain. tQns, New York ; freight and cautioned not to trade for them : AT ALL
. r W. F. Scott, Senior Deacon. passengers, to R. W.Southwick, ,
The Tampa Tribune of the 22d says that T. Lasserre, Junior Deacon.G. agent. No. In Whose Favor. Date of Issue. Ain't. AT ALL PRICES,

the temperature on the 16th did not go below Stark, Senior Steward. 25-S. .P. City of Bridgeton, Dennett, AT MEDDAUGH'S,
. W. Lee............ Sov. 2 1883._
19 J. $30 00
34, and that tomato plants in the open, W. O. Jeffreys.. Junior Steward. Savannah ; with freight and pas- AT MEDDAUGH'S,
II. Peterson: Tyler. sengers, to.W.B.Tucker, agent. 40 Geo. W. Schu'ler.. Nov. 17. 1883. 15 51
I i air did not sustain.any injury. ,. ". 26-S. 'P. Nicholas, White, Savannah 41 A. B. Noyes ........Nov. 17, 1883. 13 03 AT MEDDAUGH'S,

I f 'r Christmas was a warm, balmy summer Railroad News. with freight and pas- 42 G. Stark............... Nov. 17, 1883. 8 25 Corner Centre and Third Sts.
43 G. F. ......... Nov. 17 1883. 1 25
W. B.Tucker Avery.
to ,
sengers, agent. Corner Centre
I day, open doors and windows, flowers and Col. W. :M. Davidson has resigned the and Third Ste.
27-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Dennett, 44 James IcGiffin..... Nov. 17, 1883. 2'2 00
..t evergreens making a contrast to the reported position of Superintendent of the Florida Savannah ;with freight and pas- Corner Centre and Third Ste.
,. t, -below-zero Christmas temperature at the Central & Western Railroad which office sengers, to W. B. Tucker, agent. ,
Board Pub. Inst. Nassau Co.
, i 1 North. has been consolidated with that of the 27-Brig Bogota, Tixera, New York ; Fernandina Sup't, Fla., December 14, 1883. THE CELEBRATED
'. rock, to master.
f 5 ... \ The Gainesville Bee announces that Mr. Transit & Peninsular Railroad, which will 29-Mary L. Allen,Butler, Bath ; ice to 1 ti

J. P. Tompkins, of thestaffof the Cleveland remain under Capt. D. E. Maxwell Egmont Hotel. E. LEROY JONES, :31.1), |f MONITOR OIL STOVES ''tU f

((0.) Plain Dealer, will act as assistant editorof Col. Davidson has been always very highly CLEAR ED. --

the Bee, and that the daily will be greatly esteemed as an efficient, courteous and excellent 22-S. P.St.NicholasWhiteSavannah ; HOMEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN and SURGEON, -it

enlarged after the 1st of January. We wish officer, and we trust he will still be with freight and passengers, by FOR SALE BY
W. B. Tucker, agent. Fourth St., between Centre and Alachua,
our cotemporary success. connected with the railroad system of Flor- Dec. 22-Schr. Geo. Churchman, Resley,

The steamship Stale of Texas, which arrived ida, of which he has so long been an officer. Philadelphia ; lumber, L. A. FERNANDINA, FLA. FRED W. IIOYT e\: CO.

Capt. D. E. Maxwell has been long and ., Davis &Bros.
on Tuesday last, sailed early yesterday 23-S.' P.; City of Dennett,
favorably known as an excellent railroad Bridgeton Calls answered promptly day or night,and WM. B. C. DURYEE,
morning with the following cargo : 500 logs Savannah, with freight and passengers Medicine furnished without extra charge.

cedar, 304 cases do., 436 boxes oranges, 221 manager, and is a very popular railroad man, by W. B.Tucker, agent. Office hoursa.. m. until 8; p. m. 1 to 2 COMMISSION MERCHANT
barrels rosin, 40 barrels spirits turpentine, 25 and will inspire confidence in the management 23Schr.Silas C.Evans, Sylvan. New and 7 to 8. 22 ly* GENERAL ,
of the .York'; 1 lumberHilliard&Bailey. CENTRE ST. R. R.
now large railroad interest NEAR DEPOT
bales moss, 63 packages of merchandise, and 24-S. P.St.NicholasWhite, Savannah ; Nassau Fibre,
91 bales cotton. committed to his care. with freight and passengers, by
W. B. Tucker'agent. For beds, pillows and mattresses, superiorto r FL4.

t By the present arrangement of our mails Mr. Yulee Fernandina.. 24-Schr. John J. Taylor, Shaw, Mar- anything else in use. For sale by
June 24-tf FRED W. HOYT & Co. Hay, Corn, Oats
{ we receive the Savannah morning papers at Hon. D. L. Yulee arrived in this city on tinique ; lumber, C. H. Huot.

s the same hour as the Jacksonville morning Thursday, and is spending a few days here. 41 24-Alfaretta S. Snare. Smith, La
lumber Bolton Bliss ,,'
guayra; '
,; daily, and about twenty-four hours in advance lIe has been for several days in attendance & Co. '-':

i; of the Evening Herald, but we do not upon the United States District Court at 25-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Dennett,

at all times receive the Jacksonville papers Jacksonville,in reference to the suit broughtin Savannah ; with freight and
; by W. B. Tucker,
even as early as this. the name of Bella H. Johnson vs. The passengers agent. NEW GOODS

New Year's Day will occur on Tuesday Florida Transit & Peninsular Railroad Com- 26-S.P.St.Nicholas.White, Savannah ;

j next. The church celebrates that day as pany and the Town Improvement Companyin with freight and passengers, by

:: the Feast of the Circumcisiop, but it is celebrated which case an application was made for '. W. B. Tucker, agent. ri5
26-Schr. Anita, Jewett, St. Pierre;
in the Northern States as a social leave to flea bill of supplement, revivor and lumber, F. A. Small.

holiday devoted to making calls. This is amendment. An array of able counsel argued 26-Bark Signet, Yeo, Montevideo; BOOTS

much less the case at the South, where it is the case, Mr. Yulee himself taking part ; lumber, J. C. Read. a '
27-S. P. City of Brid eton. Dennett,
secondary to Christmas. We wish all our by the presentation of a carefully prepared Savannah ; with freight and -

friends and readers a happy New Year. brief. The case was argued for the cdmplainants passengers, byY.. B. Tucker, ..

The suit of Johnson vs. the Florida( Town by Messrs. Cooper. Walker, etc.; and agent. O A
21-S. S. State of Texas, Risk 1,542
for the railroad Curtis
Improvement Company, etc., in which a re- company by Judge tons, New York ; with freight COMPLETE STOCK

ceiver, etc., was asked, has been decided by the eminent New York lawyer, Colonel Bis- and passengers,by R.W. South- 00 FOR

s / Judge Settle, of the United States District bee, and Colonel John A. Henderson.The wick, agent.IN H
decision of Judge Settle denying the PORT. STREET AND DRESS. 00
Court, in favor of the defendants, permission
r. Bark Sappho (Br.), McPhee. ..
to file the amended bill being refused. We application is given elsewhere. Great inter- .
Bark Memento Zacharansen.
are glad that no new complications are likely est was felt in the case, as it affected very Brig Bogota, Tixera., w== LADIES' AND GENTS' d

to occur in reference, to the titles to real es- important interests of the railroad company Brig George E. Dale. Pierce. --

.: estate in our city. and the cities of Fernandina and Cedar Key, Sch. PriscilliuScribner, Farman. 00 :MISSES, Nc1'
and the result is very satisfactory to the Schr. Chas. E. Lester, Truitt.
Our esteemed fellow-citizen, Mr. M. interests Schr. William Wilson, Berry. CHILDREN'S Cd

Downey, desires us to say that the report many involved. Schr. Mary.L. Allen, Butts.
that he had concluded to rebuild on the site The Christmas Festival at the Meth-

of his former building is incorrect. We re- odist Church. To Let or For Sale. INFANTS't'4

gret to learn that our information was not The Christmas festival in the Methodist Private Boarding House lately occupiedby
Mrs. Horsey 16 rooms furnished or un '
; ; !
well founded, but hope that it may soon be church, as annbunced in our last issue, was furnished. Possession January 1st, 18M.

our pleasure to announce that the handsome held Thursday evening, according to pro- Apply to WM. B. C. DURYEE.

structure, which was destroyed by the fire, gramme. At an early hour the friends of z SHOES [

will be replaced by an equally fine building.It the little ones, who were the most interested, Last Notice to Tax-Payers.

was a matter of general regret that Mr. began to assemble, and before the time for During the month of January I'will be at
office on Second street daily for the
my pur-
not insured and that the loss
Downey was beginning the exercises had arrived stand-
pose of receiving the remaining unpaid State
should have fallen so heavily upon him. ing room was at a premium.The and County taxes for 1883. Property on 4 IMPROVED STYLES, Z

The site is one of the best business locations exercises opened with a musical voluntary which the taxes remain unpaid February1st & PERFECT FITTING, dZ
will be advertised. W. F. SCOTT, 1
in the
city. by the organist, assisted by Messrs. Coll. Rev. Nassau' Co. GREAT VARIETY

The hotels and boarding-houses of Fer- Colby and Rich with the cornet and violin. Fernandina, January 1st, 1884. ))1.4
nandina offer much more extensive accommodations The piece was finely rendered, and enjoyedby

t' than in any past season. The the lovers of music. Next, the grand To-Night, i* 8t

i Egmont, under the management of Mr. "Old Hundred" was sung by the entire audience Sauer-Kraut with Pigs' Feet AT GLAIBER'S. FAIR PRICES 1

Kittelle, has earned a reputation as being followed by a Scripture lesson and Cd

I one of the very finest hotels in the South. prayer by the pastor. The children then Lake's Jewelry Store, h

The Mansion House, the Tourist, and the sang "Christmas is here" with zest, followedby
.. Florida House are well-conducted, pleasant an amusing recitation by Dr.Jones; next. for the Holiday season a large and magnificent -

: hotels, where the traveler, the visitor or the song Holy Night by the school and con- assortment of SOLID AND ROLLED GOLD

., ':1 invalid will find good quarters at moderate gregation; then a nicely rendered recitationby JEWELRY, such as Ear-rings, Breast-pins, ] J. H. PRESCOTT [
Neck-chains,Bracelets,Plain and Seal Rings,
prices. In addition there are several excellent the little daughter of Dr. Jones, who acquitted Sleeve Buttons, etc., etc., suitable for Christ- ,

,4 private boarding-houses, prepared to herself handsomely, followed by the mas presents. Prices within reach of all. 0

furnish very comfortable accommodations.The hymn, Little children, can you tell." <

Now came the part of the evening'enter- Oranges.
Sunday School of St.Peters Episcopal tainment-the distribution of the From the celebrated Bishop and Harris FERNANDINA, FLA.
:'. Church held a very pleasant festival at presents Groves, for sale at from 20c. to 35c. per
from the Christmas tree. The tree was
1 ; Lyceum Hall last evening. The hall was a dozen, at STARK'S,
handsome holly, decorated with its beauti- Second street. .
: thronged with many happy faces, and the
ful red berries and gray moss, illuminatedwith
t pleasure seemed to be participated in by the To Rent. ARRIVING WEEKLYTHE

parents and friends, who were present in wax candles and Chinese lanterns, Desirable house, pleasantly located.2t ,.
and well filled with presents for the school. FRED. W. HOYT.
I .:1 large numbers. The festival of Holy Inno-
The superintendent, with the assistance of
", cents was celebrated with religious servicesat Holiday Presents.For .
some of the teachers, distributed to the
the Christmas I have marked
St. Peters Church in the morning, the
scholars, each receiving a present, a bag of down my large stock of CLOCKS, GOLD AND
Rev. Mr Thackara It is
officiating. a
very candies and nuts, an apple, and an orange. SILVER WATCHES, WATCH CHAINS AND -
I ancient Christian festival to commemoratethe CHARMS, at Bottom Prices. WM. LAKE,
more than one this
massacre by Herod of the children of present ; Corner Centre and Third Streets. HARD-WORKING 3IAK. 0
was because friends solicited
permission to
; Judea, who thus became the first martyrs of He and for he had been
put on the tree special presents for their little Candles and Fruit, was a hard-working man, a good many years

the Christian Church. friends. Nor were the teachers and officers Candles, etc., for Christmas Trees, working twice as hard as any man ought to work.
At MEDDAUGH'S He said he had constitution and that he could stand It.
Among the arrivals at the Egmont Hotel forgotten ;,they received remembrances from a splendid ,

the past week are: George D. Gilchrist and the tree; and the pastor also received a hand- Corner Centre and Third Streets. He forgot that as years passes on the waste of the system is much

s wife and T. U. Andreu, Jacksonville; E. T. some pocket-book, which looked as though NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. greater than in youth, while the repair of it is less.

Hunt, Pensacola; S. Edel, L.' aker, R. W. it was not entirely empty. Then followedthe He became weak, debilitated, nervous, and despondent. He regarded

Woodbridge and family, Savannah ; W. B. hymn-Gospel. Bells," and as a doxol- COTTAGE: ,the future with dread, and said he had worked himself into an untimely

; Pettibone and wife Hannibal, Mo.; William ogy, part of the hymn, appropriate to the LUCY

d Durons, Hull, England; B. H. Veal, wife occasion, "God be. with you till we meet Seventh-St., near Egmont Hotel, grave.But he was not taken to the cemetery at all. Instead of that, a good

and family, Atlanta; :Mrs. A. Bj- ,Bartlett, again." FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. friend brought him some Brown's Iron Bitters.

Georgetown, Fla.; L. C. and C. F. Carey, The general verdict of the large audiencewas He began to pick up strength. That was what he wanted. Brown s

: Mohawk, N. Y.; T. R. Coombe and wife The that little the entertainment was a success. Offers pleasant rooms well furnished,with Iron Bitters enriched his failing blood and put new life into him. It toned

::'; H. F. Schultz, and E. Jackson; New York tion, and suggest ones are New unanimous Year's as for very a appro-repeti- or accommodated without board.also Table transient.Boarders will be up his digestive organs so that his food began to nourish him and do him

.. City, ; Hon. D. L. Yulee Washington City priate for it. 2 Miss; LUCY 0. THOMPSON. crood. -" Most heartily does he recommend Brown's Iron' Bitters. 12

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