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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: January 5, 1884
Publication Date: 1878-
Frequency: semiweekly[<1894-1899>]
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Fernandina (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Nassau -- Fernandina Beach
Coordinates: 30.669444 x -81.461667 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 30, 1878)-
Dates or Sequential Designation: Ceased in 1901.
General Note: "Democratic" <1880>.
General Note: Editor: Geo. R. Fairbanks, <1887>.
General Note: Publishers: George R. Fairbanks, <1885-1886>; Moore & Manucy, <1887-1891>; The Mirror Pub. Co., <1894-1898>.
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VOL. VI. FERJSTA DINA. FLA., SATURDAY, JANUARY 5, 1884. N0. 6.

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NEJV YORK GOSSIP. works in press, both in Harper's and &ribnee THREE MILLS ONLY! all
overcomes such difficulty. f The exact RAILROAD OR O WTII OF FL ORID.i.

s, but both houses are remarkably reti- Wishing our readers a" happy new year"we composition of the imitation is not stated, A few days since, in an editorial way, we
TOMBS-A QUAINT CHARACTER cent so as not to let one get the start of the
IS THE but
CHRISTMAS reinforce the 'w sh with the subjoined copper is a prominent ingredient. called attention to the brilliant developmentof

-THE NEW REAL ESTATE ExCIiANGEIIEAVY other. good tidings, being a copy of the letter of instructions the State since the begining of the present
"An American Wife Barrett'snew
STORMS, Judge
to-day issued by Governor Blox- FLORIDA CLAIMS. administration. The figures in our
LITERARY NOTES. play, is running to fair houses at Wailack's pos-
ham to Comptroller Barnes, wherein the What are known as the Florida claims session at the time were general, and our estimate -
NEW YORK December 29, 1883. but it lacks the elements of ever becoming people of the State, are informed that the have been before Congress, in one shape or while based upon authentic informa-

On Christmas Day which in fact was as a standard drama. administration is enabled to reduce the rate another, for many years. The indicationsare tion, was rather approximate than exact.
Strange to we have had Christmas that they will be pressed with more than
say, no
dreary a day, so far as the weather was concerned of assessment one mill and thus lighten the the usual vigor this winter for a settlementof Since writing the article referred to, we have

as the oldest inhabitant could re pantomime this year. Managers were too burden of taxation the' current year by the some kind. While it is not stated that prosecuted a closer_ investigation into the
treated myself to a homoeopathic frequently and too severely burned in previous Spain will refuse to the awards againsther *
collect. I amount of over fifty thousand dollars-a pay matter, and the resriif t will show that our
blues and visited the Tombs years to attempt such business again. noble by the Spanish-American Claims Com-
'ftl"
the -new year's Democmtic ad- estimate
dose against mission, which adjourned last January, was rather under than over the real
prison. It was indeed a sight to see, the -- ----- ------ '-- ministration of the governmental affairs of until some definite arrangement is made respecting figures of railroad growth in Florida. The-

hearty relish with which the poor fellows Notes front Brandy Branch. Florida received the tate from the Republicans the Florida claims, there is a sus- table below has been accurately compiledfrom
consumed their Christmas BRANDY BRANCH, FLA. January 3, 1884. taxation picion that she will. Those who pretend to
cells half
the under
caged; in a of twelve and a the most reliable sources, and will be
know something about the of the
To the Editor of the Mirror: history
dinners. The place had been hung with mills, and seven yearsTaterthe tax is reduced Florida claims hold that Spain would be found valuable for future rEference.NO. .

evergreens and Christmas trees,and a Christ- I So many incidents have occured these more than two-thirdand the governmenthas justified in such a refusal. These Florida OF MILES IN

ma-y odor pervaded the dreary corridors. holiday times, that it puzzles one to know been relieved meanwhile of the embar- claims had there origin in the war of 1812, RAILROADS IN FLORID.1880.. 1882. 1883.
the and chat where to begin. It is a pity that we cannot when East Florida, at that time a provinceof -
walk through prison a rassment of-a large floating debt
After a bequeathedby
bottle up news sometimes, like bottling Spain, was invaded by United States Florida Central and Western: 240 240 240
with some of the inmates, I settled downto former maladministration of affairs. troops. This country was on the eve of a Pensacola and Atlantic...... 12 160
a quiet talk -with Deputy Warden Finleyin wine for future use; but then, I suppose, it With the constitutional one mill tax for war with Great Britain, and it was thought Florida Southern Railway.. '84 89

the Warden's cosey office. He has beenin would be about as unsafe if like wine andas schools added, the State'levy .is now but four probable that Great Britain would occupy Florida T. & Pen. R. R.... .. 155 197 252
and hard to keep. But it is a task indeed, at the country in question, and use.the advantage St. Johns & Lake Enstis R. R 26 28 28
the Tombs for over thirty-five years, times during the hot months of to"flush' mills, or less than on third what it was thus gained against the United States. Pensacola and Mobile........ 5 5 r5
were heof the story-telling sort,and inclinedto summer, seven years ago, and this last abatement of Spain protested against the invasion, and East Florida R'y (Waycross: ) 38 38

think much of himself what tales he enough truthful incidents without one mill is justified 'notwithstanding the subsequently demanded satisfaction for the Savannah. F. & W. R. R.... 21 23 23

could relate replete with the pathos of real unduly drawing upon the imagination to interest falling off of license revenue to the estimated losses sustained by her subjects. In 1819 a Live Oak & Rowland B'ffR. 43.
those who read only for historical treaty was made between Spain and this Fernandina; & Jacks'ville R. 22 2'.2
life, the tear and the sorrows which are sure amount of fifty thousand dollars : country by which the Floridas became a Pensacola and Perdido] ....... 9 9 9

to follow a career on the downward path. facts. And newspaper men have become so EXECUTIVE OFFICE, part of the territory of the United States.In South Florida Railroad...... 22 40 40

He is a fat, good-natured man about sixty, enterprising these days, in their hurried TALLAHASSEE,,FLA., Jan. 1,1884. } that treaty the United States agreed to Sanford & Indian River R... 6
reflects benevolence and search for items, that, if one:>ttempts to compensate those who suffered by the 1812 St. Johns R'y of Florida..... 15 15 15
Hon. Wm. M. Barnes
face fairly Comptroller
whose ,
:
invasion. In 1823 the Federal courts of the Louisville & Nashville R... 44 44 44
whose soft gentle voice acts as a relief on the save them, some unsuspecting reporter has SIR : The assessment,valuation of property Territory of Florida were authorized by an St. Johns & Halifax R. R.... 5 5

ears of the prisoners. We have had some coined them for his own use, and the in the State fo'f"purposes of taxationamounted act of Congress to adjudicate the claims. At J.. St. A. & Halifax River R 35

characters here," said he, and about mighty pearl is lost to the miser and his included the in 1882 valuation to $Jo,285,977 of the,several which sum rail- the same time an appropriation was made to *Jacksonville,T. & K. W. R 55
queer
pay them. The adjudications were made, *South Div.of J. T. & K. W
hens forever. So I shall let them roll, 80
roads in the
when cheered into State then
Christmas time one is claiming exemptionfrom and those in favor of Spanish subjects were

a reflective mood, one recollects some of and trust to fortune and to bravery to supplythe valuation taxation for under their charters. The certified to the Secretary of the Treasury for Total number of miles.....-437 -763 1,180-
future demands. 1883 wilj.be fully if not over
them. The most noted character I remember $55,000,000 payment. That official: Eli Woodbury, as- Number of miles in 1883,1,189 numberof
showing increase from
t1t our sumed to review ;
authority the of
was a fellow named Sam. He had Our fun-loving neighbors upon the St. progressive developmenl.in oneyear,about the courts. Some he but the findings miles in 1880, 537 ; number of miles built
paid
Marys river have been enjoying themselves ten million dollars? : greater since 1880, 632.
scores of names, but he never held on to any portion he refused to pay. The amount of
It
of them for a length of time. He was no immensely during the holidays, and theyare There will, of course ; be a large decrease the unpaid claims is about 1300000. Sec- pleted will sections be observed of the that Jacksonville.the nearly com-
still protracting their feasts and festivals.Mr. from licenses, which from the best estimates retaries of the Treasury since Mr. Wood.bury's Tampa
but he slave to drink. For & Key West Railroad
criminal, was a will reduce theState's revenue for 1884 about are added to this
years Ids time was spent either in the ten George C. Motes fired the first big gun $50,000 from this source, while we will receive with regard time have to them.refused At to the take beginning any action of list. These sections will be finished by the

day house here or on Blackwell's Island. In of the season, and it seems to have been a for the same period, for State purposes. the Forty-seventh Congress the present Secretary first of will February at farthest, and their last
for those in distance $14,205 from the railroads recently decidedto spikes have been drived long before the
signal supporting of the State addressed
a note to
'Ins lucid moments he would in a measure close of the administration.
be liable to taxation ,by the United present So that
States the Chairman
of the Affairs Com-
his and then himself for the echoes were soon heard beyond the Foreign our general statement is
condition have
realize
Supreme Court, this being three mills upon mittee that justified by actual
suggesting should take
Congress
committed. Finally he got so that he be- placid waters of the St. Marys, among the their assessed valuation.Notwithstanding some action with regard to the claims, and figures, and the present administration will
frolicsome people of the Big Bend of Charl- this large decrease from be remembered as the era of this great and
came a regular fixture in the Tombs, and pointing out three ways of dealing with beneficial railroad
ton thence back to the railroads and licenses, yet the data furnished me by your- them. Congress however did andit development.Will .
made himself useful. One again nothing, be
generally thing, self and the Treasurer of the present finan- completed by Jan.lst,1884.
remains
be
to what action the
seen
however, he would always contrive to do, along their lines. Christmas night, found cial condition of the State and the large in- Foreign Affairs Committee will take with new regard -

and that was to get drunk. He would frequently our town alive with merry humanity, and crease in our assessments; warrants me in tothem. It is clear that Congress oughtto The County Commissioners.

get small change from visitors and the residence of Mr. G. W. Bryce the favored cutive exercising the authority, vested in the Exe- do one of three things : refuse to pay The Board of County Commissioners met
by the Legislature. of reducing the them, what is claimed, if there is
spot in tripping the light fantastic" to the pay or a
immediately on receipt thereof he would be taxes. > at the clerk's office on Wednesday last.
dispute as to the sum which ought to be
found gloriouslyjdrunk.: Everybody watchedhim music of the violin. The entertainmentlasted You will therefore, :give the proper directions paid, have the claims investigated, and pay Present : Charles W. Lewis, chairman, and

but nobody succeeded in finding out till about midnight, all seemed to enjoy to have assessed and collected only what is found to be due. It is neither just Commissioners W. 0. Jeffreys, J. H. Jones
themselves three mills State tax: M:1i5S4-to meet the expenses nor fair to allow these claims remain
finely. to un-
how he did it. Finally one Christmas Day, of carrying on the State and.'V. W. Johnson.
government, settled, while acknowledging liability for
when the commissioners were here, one of Mrs. Jane Moore, living at Dyal's Station, and other appropriations made by the Legislature them.-Savannah News.MERCHANDISE Upon motion it was ordered that the col-

them promised him a bottle of the finest not far from Callahan, while cleaning up |a for 1884, and to pay the 'interest on lector be authorized to make an abatementof

whisky, if he told how he smuggled his bed-room came near killing one of her chil- our bonded indebtedness for said year. IN THE MAILS. $480 in the valuation of 640 acres of sec

liquor into the building. He then showedus. dren a few days since, by accidentally firingoff Very respectfully W. D. BLOXHAM, Governor.AN tion 35, T., 3 N.; R, 26 E., assessed as un-
a which she had occassion to THE POSTMASTER-GENERAL CHANGES CERTAIN
There was an old forgotten sewer, gun move. known.
ARTICLES FROM THE THIRD TO THE
which opened into the grass plot outside of Too much caution cannot be enjoined on EARTHQUAKE IN ALASKA.The FOURTH CLASS. The petition of residents in the 9th and

the Tombs, and was covered with rubbish those who do not know the danger of hand- tropics have not been the only scenes WASHINGTON, December 2. The Post- 10th districts for a road from Frank Conner's

and old iron. Whenever he was sent out ling firearms. of volcanic disturbances during 1883. On master-General to-day issued an order changing Ferry, on the St. Mary's river, to Crawford
the rate of postage on a number of -
on a message he would fill an old tin can, The many friends of Mr. J. M. Doggett, the 6th of October a settlement of fishermen, that have been heretofore rated articles as post-office, and from thence to the ford of

and press it through. Then he would divein conductor on the Florida Central, learn with near the entrance of Cook's inlet in Alaska, third class, or printed matter, paying postageat Thomas swamp, was granted the road com-

the bowels of the earth as it were, and deep regret of his sad and unfortunate death heard a heavy report., and lookine in the the rate of 1 cent for two ounces. Under I missioners of that district directed to open

drink until the recently.. After he was thrown off the train L' this order these articles will- hereafter-- -- ------- be-- -
Poor Sam the
can was empty. direction from whence the sound came im- classified merchandise same, provided the necessary work
fourth-class
be never got drunk after that bottle of whisky by a piece of scantling, as first reported, his mense volumes of smoke and flame were matter, upon as which the postage, or is 1 cent per can be done by persons subject to road duty

which the commissioner gave him, for body was run over and terribly mangled. seen to burst forth from the summit of ounce. The following is the text of the and without expense to the county.

we closed up the sewer. Information just received, through our Mount Augustin. The sky became obscured, order : The bill of William Swearingen for build-

"Sam was an educated not to say a learned worthy County Superintendent of Schools, and a few hours later great quantities of merchandise The character within of paper the meaning as an article of the of ing three bridges, amounting to $75, was-

man. He could speak Hebrew, Greek and Mr. L. W. Higgenbotham, to the effect that pumice began to fall, some of it being fine postal laws is not necessarily changed by the ordered paid in cash from the road fund.
Latin with the utmost fluency and in theology the school board had found themselves able or stamping thereon of words
and smooth and some.gritty. At 3:30: o'clock printing The following bills were ordered paid :
as well as philosophy he was equally at to allow a five months term this:season. letters, characters, figures images, or of any
on the same day an earthquake wave thirty Fred W. Hoyt & Co.,jail account.....$ 1.25J.
combination thereof labels
home. He also had a wonderful head for This speaks well for our school managers, feet high came rushing in over the hamlet, ing cards, visiting cards; address, patterns, bag, play-, A. Ellerman, jail account for Dec... 99.60

mathematics, and 'would have made a suc- .and may they continue to improve in the sweeping away all the, boats and delugingthe wrapping paper with printed advertisements paper N.Palmer Brownson Bros., medicines for for jail.clerk's....... 1.15

cessful civil engineer. But drink was his good work.I houses. The tide at the time being low thereon, bill heads, letter heads, envelopesand office........,..stationery....... ......................... 7.00
ruin. Poor fellow one bitterly cold am just in receipt of specimen copies other matter of the same general char- J. D. Buford school
morning saved the settlement from utter destruction.This commissioner... 15.20
acter the which is de-
printing not
during a term he was at liberty he and this )'ear's premium list, of the Courier- upon '
was wave was followed by two other waves signed to instruct, amuse, cultivate the mindor collections..100.00
found frozen stiff in front of the Tombs gate. ; Journal, and I notice some of the most valu- about eighteen feet high which taste or impart general information are
were suc- Fred W. Hoyt & Co., for
able books at low in articles of merchandise and should be supplies
He had come home,' as he called the extremely prices club- ceeded at irregular intervals by others. The mere paupers......................................... 5.00
rated fourth-class
prison, to die." ing with that popular and valuable paper. pumice ashes fell to a depth of five inches as matter. Fred W. Hoyt & Co., supplies for

The amount of snow which has fallen this Mr. Howard McClellan bade adieu to the BALTIMORE about bridge........................................... .25
making day so dark that lamps had to men are talking revivingthe L. W. Higginbotham. services as Superintendent
year is remarkable, and its removal is costingthe single-cussedncss on Sunday before Christmas, be lighted. At night the sugar refining business in the city, which of Schools from October --

city a large amount of money. An of- by joining the happy band of married men. try was illuminated by surroundingcoun-I declined in 1875 The plan is to organize a 1st to January 1st................. 125.00C.

ficer in the Street-Cleaning Department told The ceremonies were performed by W. W. crater. Ordinarily Mount Augustin is company with $1,000,000 capital, and erect W. Yulee, rent clerk's office for

me few Coleman, Esq. in Baldwin and Miss Susie cov- 1883.............................. .............192.00
a days ago that the total amount his ered with snow, but this year it is com- buildings with a capacity of 1,200 barrels a J. A. Edwards..... .
.... .................... 25.00
carts had to carry off to the dumping groundwas Bunch, eldest daughter of Mrs. Bunch, was pletely bare. day. It is said that such an enterprise Pauper account............................... 28.00

three million cubic feet. The total extent his blushing bride. Upon examination after the disturbanceshad would give employment, directly and indi- Salary of County Commissioners as follows -

tc of streets to be cleaned is 300 miles. Messrs. Clark & Co., have started their I subsided it was found that the mountain rectly, to 20,000 persons.PostOffice. :

I, The new Real Estate Exchange, which shingle factory here, and will soon be readyto }had been split in two, from base to J. H. Jones.....................................$ 15.20

,: was opened a few weeks, ago, is proving a fill orders for large quantities of shingles. summit, and that the northern slope had Notice. W. W. Johnson................................ 18.00C.
IJ decided success and They will also have attached to their mill,. Office Hours-From 8:00 A. M. to 6:00 p. M. W. Lewis............ ........................ 2.00
property owners are fallen to the level of the surrounding cliffs.
i J loud machinery the manufacture of fruit and Sunday hours, 10:30 A. M. to 11:30 A. M. W. 0. 4.00T.

in its praises. To understand the boon vegetable-boxes. Simultaneously with the eruption a new Money Orders and Registered Letters from J. Higginbotham.......................... 12.00
if c' which it will confer, one must know the estimate I I shall now be compelled to stop for a island made its appearance in the passage 8:00 A. M. to 1:00 P. M.; and from 2:00 p. M

value of real estate in New York is while, to join together in matrimony Mr. between Chernaboura Island and the main- to 3:30 P. M.ARRIVAL List of Letters

two thousand millions of dollars. So far James Ryals and Miss Jane Thomas, at the land. It was 75 feet high anda mileandahalflong. AND DEPARTURE OF THE MAILS. Remaining in the Post-Office at Fernandina -

1 this immense interest has had no corporate residence of Mr. John Thomas of this place. So violent was the volcanic action Transit & Peninsular Railroad-
And live and ....... 3:37 Nassau county, Florida, Jan. 5th, 1884.
Arrives
organization to represent it,and reckless and may they long happily to- that two extinct volcanoes the daily except Sunday. P. M.
51 gether. on peninsulaof Closes........................................10:00 A. M. Persons calling for these letters must say
i!I conscienceless politicians have had free The cold north wind is pinching ns sharply Alaska lying to the westward of the active Fernandina & Jacksonville Railroad- advertised:

ri i sweep over it. Moreover, all manner of with frost and ice. TOM. volcano Iliamma, 12,000 feet high, burst in to Jacksonville and St. John's River Brown, Anthony Law, Z J '..

illegitimate charges have been made upon it, activity, and emitted immense volumes of mail arrives daily except Sunday 5:00 A. M. Buling, Mrs W J Mare, Mrs Re

!I to the effect of enriching rings and adven- Englishman ONE TIME ,while hickory enjoying nuts were a visit served from an in smoke and dust. Flames were visible at Closes (Northern mail also)..........10:00 A. M. Brother, Joseph Mauley} John A

turers. The new Exchange represent not the evening, when my English friend,called night. It is stated that the wives of a partyof Sunday MailJacksonville Butler, Robert )Morris Jonnie
!I and St. John's River Baggs, W A Minnas. Ma
only the owners, but the active dealers as for salt stating that he knew a case of a woman Aleut Indians, who were engaged in otter arrives....................................,.10:35 A. M. Dorey, Miller, Mann, Mrs John
!i well, and will serve as a power to correct who was taken violently ill by eating hunting in that locality, became afraid of Northern mail arrives.................. 9:00 P. M. Fenderson, E Moore, C
of nuts in the The
and inform legislators heartily evening. cele- Jacksonville St. John's River and Gerandau, Mrs Mary McCray, Solomon
and prevent the imposition brated Dr. sent for but it the subterranean noises and refused to stay, ,
ilg of Abernethy was the North, closes..................... 6:00A.M. Gibbs, Geo W McLowey, Wm
unjust burdens upon real prop. was after he had become too fond of his cups, returning to their homes. None of those Jacksonville and St. John's River Helper, Hinton A Perkins, Wm

iI erty. and he was not in a "condition to go. He who remained can be found.-San Francisco only, closes.............................. 4:00 P. M. Harcly, Johney Perkins, Mrs S
( It is said that muttered.salt, salt, of which no noticewas
II John T WRhoades
an enormous number fail- Despatch. St. Mary's Rit'er- Hargett, Italy,
taken. Next morning he went to the
ures will occur about the first of St. and Crandall arrives Higts R A Harry R
January.and Mary's ,
place, and she was a corpse. He said that .
that in the and ..............7:00 Hopper A S Robson. Ell
d clothing trade particularly there had they given her salt it would have relieved ARTIFICIAL oysters are the latest things in Monday Thursday A. M. Holt, W Stuart Nellie

\\t wIll be any number of retirements. How- her, and if they would allow him to makean deceptions, and numbers'of" manufactured Arrives Tuesday and and Friday..2:00 P. M. Jones, Mary J Smith,, George E
ever examination he would convince them. Closes Tuesday Friday..3:00 p. M.
es this maybe, certain it is that the sales On opening the stomach, the nuts were bivalves" are said ,to be passed off on the St. Mary's and DungenessWednesday Joner, P Standey, Mrs Wm.
for the holiday trade and Paris and Saturday, arrives.........11:00 A. M. Jones, T J Versoy, S M, Jr
were enormous, found in a mass. He sprinkled salt on this public. Hitherto, although the oyster Isadore Sam Williams
fu' Amt
J were and itimmediately dissolved. I have knownof .Closes Wednesday and Saturday... 3:00 P.M.St.Mary's ,
than
more usually large. itself could be well imitated, it had been Wilson, Hattie.
This sudden death myself which to only,Monday and Thursday -
! Perhaps will a appears
r" ting. tide many houses over ex- have been the effect of the same cause. I found impossible to make the substance ad- arrives...........................2:00 P.M. HELD FOR POSTAGE:
difficulties. generally eat salt with nuts and consider it here to the shell like nature, but an ingenious Closes Mondy and Thursday..8:00 A.M. -'Murray Robinson, Jacksonville.

There are a number of important scientific improves them.Unknown. personage has invented a glue which SAML. T. RIDDELL, P. M. SAM'L T. RIDDELL P. :M.



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A RURAL REMONSTRANCE. bottom of the sea. My uncle told me about \ nan' I see him ?" "I hated Uld-
always parsons. I haven't seen I I notion into his head that he Sh
twice a day I was stopping for what I could "Ye-es, I think so," I said hesitatingly, one of my own accord since I was christened.I've he reached home, and so he die before

Old Farmer W'inrow raised his head, get-what would come to me after he was "although it's late in the evening and he is kept out of their way." to take care of the box and its asked me

And laid aside his paper ; gone; but he had already warned me there not particularly nice to visitors as a rule." Yes you have." pretty sure his mates contents being

His spectacles slid down his nose would be nothing for my share, and I knew He expects me" "I know I have" he added. "I could shouldn't live to would stick to it if he
And rested on its taper. that lawyers had been sent for and his will uncle ?" I get offshipboard. For some
My-my Samuel-expects yon have told the blessed
parson a sight more reason, too, he did not want his wife
made long ago, and I was out of it. Uncle exclaimed. than he could have ever told me. And be- of this at It'll be to know
Wall I declar' he cried aloud present. a
,
Samuel had one virtue-he was alwayscharmingly" "Yes, he has been expecting me some sides salt water doesn't mix surprise to her
"This beats the very dickens!IThey've with holy water, some day, he said, 'and for Bertha. I'll
frankinfernallyrude"some time, was the quiet explanation proffered ; does it?" leave it with
an' shifted roun' the time you to be called for
Sam
gone ,
people said ; and he led me distinctly to for ; it's
I
days months, years, daresay. He has I don't know. safe with
As sure as chicks is chickens. as you as with the Bank of 'Enp.
understand that I out of it" for
was many been always certain I should come. Why "No. You don't know much." \ land. Bertha shall ,
I herd word reasons that: he was not going to explain to he was I should call come here for it some
never upon my as sure someday. that He did not say any more that day. He day, when she to be
grows a
Of anything to beat it ; a jabbering parrot like me, who would go the sun will rise to-morrow." woman-that's
was thoughtful at times he had time
very now, as enough. I don't
I rally think them city folks and tell all Deal half an hour after I had For the first time she smiled, and I liked been on the night when he was spoken to. I then. I want for anythingnow
heard them. Sometimes I fancied that he ; may can trust you, San
Heir got their minds unseated. the look of her when she smiled. From the ,
day of his last illness to this-a and I
can only trust to
it
keep
you
wanted me to though what he safe for
get away "I'll tell
my uncle you have come, then, fortnight afterward nearly-he had never her. And if 1 should die
"An' what is this I read in beer? would have done without me heaven knows, I said. before I get home
Great Caesar Save the flock I alluded to the girl who had called at the you'll take it to Germany yourself.
don't. But then I am a little conceited, h Thank do..: Say
They're goin' to stretch the hours out you ; Flying Fish and whom I had not set eyes that's a promise?' And "I said it
like
my uncle. He always said 1 was stuck Who was a
who shall I has called?
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say on since that And I be- '
stormy night. promise. So it :
To yet
twenty-four o'clock !1" and was.
if it in the Whether
up, so, was family.
Bertha Keefeland. He will know the
lieve "
he
was thinking of her a good deal, and Well ? I gasped. "Go on."
The worthy farmer scratched his ear Uncle Samuel was rich or poor was a matterof name." of the she had him "
message sent to by me. But Caspar did get home, though he
grave speculation to me and more than was
Indeed!I"
In
deepest meditation Presently I knew he of
; was thinking her, taken worse on the journey. He
He gazed perplexed upon the clock me. It was generally considered that he wasa Has he never spoken of it to you?" and could think of nothing else. fit for much work again. He was was never
rich man-thai !he must have made a lot something
With mental agitation. "Never. One day, and a long and like I've been
very thoughtful of late lad, I'd heard
of and have years
money, a rare long stocking That's strange," she remarked. Has he day it was to him, he beckoned his
me to a staring figure-head stuffed
a
For sixty years I've ploughed along somewhere. If the Flying Fish Inn had not altered'very much of late ?" Guy Fawkes,
bedside
with his thick
years crooked finger. He a of the
scarecrow cussedest. But
As reg'lar as the sir been the he
sun, a profitable speculation, Flying Yes, much." sent .
very had got very hoarse, and there was a difficulty me one line which
An' used the good, old-fashioned time Fish tug had been, and he, in the days of somebody wrote for him:
do.
Well tell him I
People have
come, in making out all he said, but I had Keep it till called it said
for, 'till
Without Bertha
hitch
a by gum sir. his health and strength, had certainly beena ,
man. '
young
it
managed somehow during the and
morningand I
comes, kept it."
shrewd fellow and not overburdened in
I was proceeding in a dream- "
wondering afternoon.
But times hev undergone a shift, ) And she came?"
If I be not mistaken, any way by principles. He had had his like fashion towards the long, dark passage "Martin," he croaked forth almost like a Yes. Don't be in a hurry you're

An' some new cranks try every day trials certainly-he had even been tried for again when she called hack and said : raven, I don't fancy I'm quite as well as in such a beastly hurry"he said.; "I haven't always

: To give this world a shakin'. smuggling-but the tug had brought in considerable Is his memory as good as it used to be ? usual to-night. I told you what was in the box."

.. profits, and he was invariably so Old people forget; my father did, sadly Perhaps it is fancy, uncle?" Did you know?"
early at wreck that there few evil- "
They string my field with telephones, a were a very sadly. "Am I looking as well ? I don't want '' One night I broke it "
Or some newfangled trashes, minded folk to fancy he must have arrangedthe Her face shadowed at some reminiscence, any lies about it !" Oh 1"! open. ,

They send one-wheeled railway trains wreck beforehand, which, of course, was and I said : I think his memory is pretty I don't see much difference in ,'ou." "I wasn't ;
To everlastin' smashes. not always possible. And he had never been good for most things." particular ; I never was over
"Then I don't there
suppose is. You particular he said "and I
wanted
afraid of work-downright, hard awful ; to be ;
Still he
An yet, they be not satisfied work in the face of the storm, and of the thoughtful, comment may have here forgotten" the was the were never much of a liar, Martin. You sure what Caspar was making all this fuss

With the customs they hev slander'd, death which the storm threatened, and Dare have ; name may have been over-particular that way, andthat's about. And there were diamonds and large

But they must go an' 'riginate Devil Sam had been his nickname in the recollection.even passed He away nev"er altogether from his bad for a man who means to stick to gold bits of foreign money, and then more

A new an' fresh time standard: town for years before his dare-devilship ?" speaks of me, you business hard and fast. diamonds in the queerest settings. They
say "I'm not so sure of that. fetched "
a lot of
"I ra'lly shouldn't be surprised, stumped about the streets on crutches.I He does not." But I am, and that's enough, ain't it?" "Did you sell money.them?"
remember the last winter I with
Nor my old woman, 'ither, spent Perhaps it will be as well to say Caspar All right," I said, although I knew it was I was in difficulties," he continued.
"I
my uncle very well ; it was a memorable Keefe!and's "
If them thar lunatics daughter. all
city wrong, and so had begun lying on my had been tried for smuggling. There
Should drop time altogether. season and his manners were peculiar, even I'll make a point of doing so." own account. But I did not wish the old heavy expenses for defense and heavier were
for him. He was getting worse and worse "And if he's too ill. too old to I my ,
or see me gentleman to excited
get fines
"An' some fine day when arise said in the over any argument. to pay, and I wanted money badly.
we they Bilge street ; neighbors were will not worry him," she continued. Only Give him his own ," had been the doc When I
way wanted
Our daily to safe from scoffs and when money badly always got it
race run, not taunts they tell him to let me have the sandal-wood box tor's orders-" let him and do what he
We'll find that while we've bin asleep passed him in the street, and the little chil- which was left here to he called for.'.' pleases." say somehow" ; and Keefeland's jewels came in

They've turned around the sun 1 Ju' dren shrieked at sight of him and ran away, "To be called for?" handy.
"I know I am not to this "
going That
get over was dreadful.
Ah now I see theer little game! though their big brothers made up for this "Yes. Which my father left with him- Martin," my uncle said. That's all square Old Keefeland took no notice and
by throwing stones. In the corner of the no-
As I'm a calculator which he told him should fetch some day. enough and I've had and don'tgrumble.
my innings body called for the I
bar-parlor he bearable when fast property. thought he
was only
They've backed theer clocks a quarter-hour Oh did he? I said completely bewildered But, Martin, where the devil am must have forgotten to tell anybody about
after his fourteenth of
To little later fIt asleep, or glass grog, iv 'v. and wondering at all this and I going to ?" it '" .
sleep a .. llP went nn_ utlf_ __ .h.I..i. .... (.n.o.irer >
when he would become boastful of his -n -- u ""
past what it meant, and what was to follow. I M IVI
-Thomas F. Anderson. For mercy's sake, don't go on like this good without telling wife or child-that he
the
maudlin
exploits, or over helplessness was borne down by grim forebodings which
"I didn't reckon on her formeonher had
calling thought I might as well have the
which hindered him from them. thingsas
repeating closed: thick and fast about me as I shambledmy waiting for me he muttered.
TO BE CALLED FOR. Even in his miserable old he seemed to "Fancy anybody else. He was so very fond of
age way along the dark passage to the inn her always with afterward. It's awful !" me."
love the sea, and to be more keen and clearin parlor. '.
Do
I. his faculties when he could hear it roaring you mean I wonder why that was?" I said.
"Then I came to a full stop, but he understood You mind own business and
your ,
and breaking on the beach, with the won
I don't know should this n.
why keep story me. der "
at what I've got to tell
wind you, growled
like One winter'snight
to myself-to myself and second self, more ,shrieking when the elements woman.were going it in Uncle Samuel Nangle was sitting very Yes, I mean that girl." my uncle. "That'll be quite enough;' he
correctly speaking- any longer. There's much in the I had left him Bertha Keefeland
same position as added, with a shudder, which lasted so long
real earnest he sat huddled in his big chair,
nigh upon a score of years between the time only he had dropped his rum and water from Yes Bertha Keefeland. that I thought he would shudder himself
of its happening and now, and all the harm with his legs on a footstool, and a warm rug his hand and the shattered into How can she be for "
round him listening with satisfactionto glass lay a waiting yon, uncle? out of the world, and so put an end to himself -
the telling of it might have done is as the storm., grave hundred pieces on the floor. lIe was still Didn't she come two weeks ago?" before his story. But hesuddenly rallied.

dead and gone as Uncle Samuel is. But to staring at the picture portraying Grace Dar- Why, yes." and went on :

begin at the beginning-which is shipshapeand Had I been as young as you arc, I would ling's heroism, or at something beyond the "She came out of her coffin," he whispered One night, though she did come--Bertha

suits me being an orderly man always. have been out in this," he said to me. I picture, very far away indeed, and which and I was waiting for her that night. Keefeland, at the same time, on the same

My Uncle Samuel was my guardian, my wouldn't have been hulking here scouring troubled him that night. I should have She had been upon my mind all day. I sort of night as the last, with the wind roaring

father and uncle rolled into one and took pewter pots. fancied in another minute that he had had couldn't get her out of my head. She was down thestreet. and shakingall the win-

care of me after my own father was drowned. I had done my scouring long ago, but it a stroke or something, if he had not said tome troubling it very much." dows. She walked into the placed! and asked

My mother was Uncle Samuel's sister, and was his neat way of putting it."It's very plainly but huskily as I came into "That's all nonsense," I cried. '*She was me for the box just as she asked you, and I

became his housekeeper after father's death, a roughish night," I said not caringto the room : flesh and blood, I'll swear." would have sooner seen her ghost then. God

attended to her brother's business when he aggravate him by any defense, now that What is Martin ?" He shook his head. "No, she wasn't," he knows I did not know what to do. I had

was out at sea, put up with all his bad tem- he was a little pleasant in his manner. "A visitor." said ; how could she be?" sold the jewels and the foreign I
pers when he was on shore, and was "a per- I should have had steam up in the Flying "A what?" *' could money.
I could not reason with him. He was so only see a prison for me, and-and I
fect slave to the old brute it said in Fish and gone. That's where thepull is, for "A "
visitor
was I I repeated. Somebody who convinced to the contrary. and I was per- was always a desperate fellow in my heart
: Deal though my mother was only a hard- the ships are sure to go to pieces or run wants to see you and who has come a long. plexed and goosefleshy. Certainly Bertha of hearts. I asked her to step into the next
working woman, and Sam Nangle was not ashore on a night like this, as sure as thun- to see I should room-the
way you, say, was my reply. Keefeland had mysteriously disappeared room close to the bar which I
exactly a brute. However, my mother did der and lightning", death and"the devil boy." "A long way, is it?" he muttered ; "you. after giving me the message to my uncle, always keep locked-you guess now why:?

not live to see her brother at his worstthatwas "Yes, exactly, I said ; and you were don't mean from the grave, Martin. You I but people are always disappearing and and-and-but I've told you all the rest.

in the latter years of his life, when he never afraid of danger. wouldn't frighten an old man in that way?" I being advertised for and turning again. You know-you know! and you have seen
up
lost the proper use of his limbs, and had to "Afraid 1" he roared forth. "I was never Certainly not," I cried ; "why, i is that And this might have even been a practical her risen from the dead. And she will come

creep about the house, clinging to the walls afraid of anything, you fool, you. I never like me at any time?" joke, only-ami then I thought of a sandal- once more for me, too ; we shall see her walk

and furniture or to toddle down the streeton stopped at anything, or let anything stop Nothing is like you," he said slowly and wood box, which was up-stairs, and had into this room again you and I together;

a couple of crutches, which would alwaysgo me ; what I wanted I had always. If they reflectively. I don't call to mind anybody been up-stairs for years on the top of a tall now, mark my words. That's what I am

very wide apart, and which he was never said"I shouldn't have it, I took it for mv- just now who was ever such a fool as you double chest of drawers belonging to my waiting for.:'

able to use with any fair amount of grace. self. are." .1 Oh, don't that "
uncle, and the mystery of it was beyond get into your head.
my
At this period of his career Samuel Nanglewas If who said? My' uncle was coming round to his old fathoming "And I shouldn't like you to be out of the

certainly trying, and no one was more "What's that to you? And so I've" got manner now,and I was glad of it. His staring But he let in the light upon it presently, way when she calls for me instead of for the
certain of that than myself his nephew, pretty warm and comfortable, and fit was over and it had scared box. I'm be
me just a and it was a red light warning him of dangera to called l for now, so don'tleave !
Martin Townsend, at service. The I ventured to supply a word : little. I had fancied
your something was going to light as red as blood. me, Martin, not for a moment there>
most trying time was when I was about five "And happy? happen, having been full of fancies all that "She couldn't have been flesh and blood a dear, good lad."

and twenty years of age and mother had "No. you wretched, limp, underdone day.__ Martin he went ,
on "for six -
slowly.
been dead fifteen out of them. Then he was hairdresser} of a man-not happy. Who 'Vellwho u is it wants to see me?" lie .n' r years

a trouble to most folk who had anything to could be happy with you ? Who could be asked querulously. Who's come all of a she ago came wren into you were this away house in into i )nuon that once, IV.

do with him, to me in particular, to whom happy with a blazing pair of legs like these, hurry to ask after my health, and to wish down stairs, just as :she did,a fortnight since shop Was Uncle Nangle. after all. so very bad! asp.cimen

the care of the Flying Fish Inn, and of the and ,with -" me joy of it?" r said she was Bertha Kwfcland, and of a murderer, or had he learned
had
Flying Fish steam tug, and of my uncle, the Then he was silent suddenly, and I mixed It's a young girl.: ". called for the box her father had: left with repentance after his fashion, and understood, '
proprietor of both these Flying Fish, had him another glass of rum and water at a Eh ?" me." what remorse was-what atonement? He

come by way of natural sequence, as the peculiar sign he was accustomed to make, A -German, without doubt, or Good gracious !" told rue before he died that he had left all hi>

saying is."Not with one hand and one eye, and which Dutch perhaps"'Eli "She was tall, and thin, and pale with money to the nearest of kin of C'ji.,par
,
that you're going to have my little meant hot rum and water with a slice of ?" '. glass crosses in her ears, and she knew Keefeland, whoever he or she might be :

public, and my little" tug, when I'm dead lemon !in it. He did i not say any more. He "A pretty girl, but very pale." little English, and spoke it very badly.very Is that it was on his conscience-or what, he

and gone, Martin, my uncle would say ; became strangely silent for him ; for when "Eh ? oh go on. With glass crosses in that the girl ?" thought his conscience-that this should Lethe

they're both too good for you, and I haven't he had not me to talk to he would talk to her ears?" '. It answers the: description I answered. destination of his money, which was not

slaved and toiled and moiled all these blessed himself for hours-talk himself to sleep, and Why, yes. But have -" with a slllH er. "'ell, she, has called half as much as people thought he had scraped -

years to fatten lazy hunks like you. Don't then go on muttering in his dreams in a And what's her name, Martin\ ?'' he asked again, that's all.:' together. He told me something more

,: expect anything from my death, or you'llbe rare, busy fashion. But that night he grew now, very eagerly. Yes, she's certainly called again he than this. That he had made himself liS s
repeated -
more out of your reckoning than you suddenly still and quiet, and stared before Bertha Keefeland !I""Nononothat's grimly. hard, cruel, and brute-like as he could to J

; have ever been! in your life. You've been him strangely at a Grace Darling picture on a lie. That's a dread- Well, then --" me, so that I should be glad, rather than

too pig-headed, too stuck! up, too d-d silly the opposite wall, and continued to stare ful joke of somebody's," he roared forth But" he added with look which I shall sorry, when he was gone-so that there

, to please me, and you must take the conse- after I had left him to attend to a customer suddenly. I tell you it can't be !" never forget, and which silenced should seem a natural reason in his strong

t ,uenees. And I hope before you die, Martin in the shop, who was a little impatient, and ''I "Oh, but it is, uncle," I explained : "and a look which comes to me often me and at once often, dislike of me for leaving the money some-

and when you find yourself the workhouse kept tapping so persistently with a piece of she's come, she says, for the sandal-wood box. in my sleep still, and gives me awful nightmares where else. Even after his death no one

1 that you'll be sorry you didn't treat money on the pewter-covered counter that I which was left here to be called for." "I killed heron the night she called would suspect him of so babyish a tiling a5

me better when you had somebody to see had quite made up my mind to sauce him "There's no sandal-wood box," he exclaimed to see me first, and for three her restitution, lie hoped. lie would have liked
clays
after you, and to keep a house over your soft for his hurry, But it was not a '* him. in the same loud key. There's no lay behind the big vat in the cellar where body to die hard as nails" but it was not to be.

head. There get out." And I got out accordingly "When I had reached the shop which was Bertha Keefeland. for she has been dead the whisky is, until one dark night I took it lIe could not have his own way in every-

and left him to his own company down a long passage, and a good distance these six years. There's no -" down to the beach, and the carried thing. Who can ?

4 in the little room at the back of the bar, from the parlor, between which and the shop And then he fell forward with a horrible away for me, and there was an sea end of it it I "1 wasn't half as bad as I tried to be, :Martin -

where nobody came now to smoke a pipe or there were more rooms than one the Flying screech, face foremost on the floor and I ran thought. An end As if there ,be that's all," he said to me the next night
can ever
drink a glass of grog with him, my uncle Fish Inn being a rambling old place, I discovered to him and picked him up, and wiped the an end to things like that-as if she was not when he was lingering on still. "I wanted

having insulted everybody all round long my customer to be a female. a young dust off his hard, rugged cheeks and fore- to come back some day just as she has done. you to hate me. But you wouldn't."

ago and lost all his customers, who would female and a pretty one, too, for all her pale head, and put him back again in the big I feel that's a clean breast of it Martin and His voice was a long way off now-he

not come and spend money and get drunkin face and big, blue, staring eyes. I did not chair from which he had pitched out. I was you're not the man to round was much weaker-he could hardly lift his

his back parlor, to be told they were fools know her for one of my neighbors-for anyone as sorry to see him !struck down like that as neck by telling not put a rope" my hand from the bed-clothes. lIe waslot
; and asses, and encumbrances on the face of in Deal where I if I you ; you. likely now to of his long
knew every one by ,. had loved him or he had loved me a "No"; not 1." spin me any more '
the earth, and gibbering, slobbering idiots, sight, and I was sure she was a foreigner be- little, and I scuttled into the bar again for I stood and looked at him and wondered yarns. That very night again, I was trying

i .. who knew no more about Deal or ships, or fore she spoke a word. Her dress was very water, for the help of the young woman, if he were raving at the last-for, I did not hard to think it was a yarn, and nothing

I the sea, than his spittoon there. dark} but it was peculiar; her hair was very who might run for a doctor for me, or mind think there were hours more.
- It was Uncle Samuel's idea-and I am light, her hat or bonnet seemed rather of a my uncle whilst I ran myself. But the shop him, and his many more of life in Later on he said in a half absent \\"aanc}
senses might have left him
rather disposed to think that all uncles havea queer shape, and there were two funny little was empty, and there was no Bertha Keefe- as they will do sometimes, perhaps out first of yet in a way that was strangely impressive:

weakness this way-that no one knew crystal crosses in her ears. land waiting for me to come back with my politeness.: Could it be I to me :
anything save himself; that no one had ever "What can I get you, lady?" I asked at uncle's answer to her message. that uncle possible. thought She hasen't called for me vet. What a
my was a murderer that this
I oJ. done anything that was worth mentioning last, as she continued to look at me-to regard true, and that the Bertha Keefeland; of was time she keeps me waiting !" i

except himself; that no one had ever been me in my turn in the light of a curi- III. I fortnight since was a spirit from another a I put my hand on his, which was fidgeting J
so wise, so careful so far-seeing, so lucky, so osity. restlessly outside the bed-clothes, and
The host of the Fish did world? Were there i
Flying not recover after all, such thingsas
he and it his afflictionnow said"Don't
plucky ; was great Then she spoke in English but with : 4
a from the fright or the malady which ghosts to walk the earth and the
that, though everybody knew this as foreign accent and in low avenge think of such non-
a very tone. had seized him. deeds which anything more
He made
was one move them ? To look
well as he did, there was no one to say it to You cannot be the man"" she said won- nearerto so upon sense. If its all true you've told me"-
this
the end of his time I knew agitated
earnest old
now well
; as man was to believe
"
: his face like a man or give him any credit deringly, "you are younger, taller, different as possible that he would never want his it almost. It seemed so awfully like the If! he murmured, indignantly.
for it. He knew that was human nature, altogether. You do not answer the descrip- crutches and that truth coming from Think of that a bit, and how :sorry you
of these those
one thin
any more white lips. "
for he knew everything but he sat in his tion
are
; now.
; you
fine days or nights he would sailing clean And presently I did not doubt it.
., .' big chair by the tire and cursed human nature What man do you want?" ni even He stared at me like a man resenting my

for all that and when tired of cursing "I wish to see Mr. Samuel Nangle, of the away.He knew it I think. the 1 don't mind telling you the rest of it. advice; then he made a sudden effort to sit

human nature in the abstract he would set Flying Fish" she answered. doctor had not warned himself him. The though doctor had Martin ; you'll understand then why I up in bed, and failed ; lastly, he clutched unhand

to wqrk cursing me. "This is the Flying Fish, and Mr. Nangle haven't left you any money in my will. It's with both his own."I'mcalledfor .
left it
to who not likely to be a good
me. was than
Well, yes, a dreadful man in many ways is my uncle." hand more twenty years ago when Caspar !" he said. Here she
I own it There was not much disguising of He is alive?" at breaking to the old man such newsas Keefeland and I were friends first-when he is, by God- at last !I"
it in Deal I did best to the "Oh that, and who did not care to tell him, fell sick one day in this room and He
though my keep yes. and very was gave a long sigh shut his eyes, and
thought it well not to tell himas
old man's name sweet in Bilge street, where And well?" was as afraid he should die before he got back to died; and'the breath had not been out of hw:
he lived. Why don't cut and "Not it was not likely to do him any good. I his native village, and the wife and he old
von run well. He has not been well and did ask him baby worn body half minute before, to my
him I can't make out was said to for if he'd like to see the parson, had left behind him there. He traveled horror and slowly
from me by strong Years, but then he is very old. and he such a amazement, the door was
way of advice, as well as wonderment. The Yes, I know." for the swore at me with easy fluency good deal between Russia and England, and and softly opened, and there stole into the

way you're treated, too !" I was surprised at the extent of her know ute suggestion that I thought for a min- always put up at the Flying Fish. The very room the young woman, or the ghost of the

But I could not cut and run from so help- edge, but waited for her to inform me of the But or he two he was getting rapidly fashion.better. last time I am talking about-when he was young woman, who a fortnight since had
wound milder
less an old man. He was so terribly alone, object of her visit. up in a ill, that is-he had brought with him a box told me that her name was Bertha Keefe-

and my mother's brother, too, who had "i. Is he indoors?" "Parsons"ain't any good to me, he said, made of sandal-wood, a legacy, he told me land.I .

taken care of us when father went to the Yes." are" they? from a rich relation who had died in London thought in that moment it was the ghostof
Well, I don't think they are much. that year. Before he left Deal he got the Bertha-a ghost with glass earrings !-forTHE







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: '(' were unstrung; my uncle was just I I Bertha added thoughtfully. She was much, Professional :Business Cards GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS.I DRUGS, MEDICINES, ETC.
II did and his story was not four-and-twenty too young for father. He was very fond of
imir4 old. I cowered from her among the her, though ; after she had left him he made
bed-curtains. I was not half a man for the me dress like her and wear ornaments like E. LEROY JONES, H.D., I ; r- ESTADLISI-.IEI 1875.

I next five minutes. I could hear my heart her too. It was a strange fancy." WH L ALE AND RETAIL. i{
I away inside me like a steam ham- Yes. I saw the story now, I thought, HOMEOPATHIC :PHYSICIAN and SURGEON, K
pounding
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not belie\'e. Uncle Samuel's story any plain to me-more and more of a terrible DR. W. E. SNYDER,
His: brain had given way in his old tale; of temptation and cupidity. Let me c; -DEALER IN-
more.
and that was the explanation of it. An turn away from it for good-it will be known \ & > & Centre Street
ahge old'coincidence or two-life is all coinciden- only to Bertha and me until this hand is Irn 01 Z C n> r./1

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.. How long has he been dead?" she asked, uncle's money, and as she insisted upon .

in a whisper, and as if afraid she might wake sharing it with me we made up our minds tg 0z :; HEAVY GROCERIES, 5 KEEP constantly on hand a fine assort-
bil11. just to share our lives together as well, andso r I o-i --- of FRESH and PURE FOR-
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Just a minute." round the story like an orange. EIGN and DOMESTIC
.' I heard in Deal that he was very ill, andI And the moral of this story always strikesme n ?
came to you at once. I could not make as a queer one. If Uncle Nangle had SH Hay and Grain, ccft

anybody hear in the shop, so I thought I not murdered Caspar Keefeland's second O o Drums and Chemicals,

would not run away again, but come upstairs wife, I should have never married Bertha W. K. BAUKNIGIIT,

; to where the footsteps were. I guessed Keefeland, and been happy for the rest of AGENT, .#31* SHIP STORES-- o Homoeopathic and Patent Medicines,
what was happening," she said sorrowfully, my days. Bertha says I must not put it downto WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Z ,

"I had hoped to see him once before his ; murder, but then :she always looks on the AND STOCK DEALER, = and
death ; to give him poor father's messagefather's bright side of things, BUTCHER ANDDealer W Furniture, Proprietary Fancy Goods,
M
thanks.
.. you-you have- never seen -him. -before- ...-.., in Ice Stoves OD FINE TOILET ARTICLES,
then ?" JH.d.SDEHONS': LIVESWHAT : ".:L :C' ..u. TENNESSEE BEEF A SPECIALTY, H -

Never.." i3f AD 01; rr. BROOM STREET WHARF, rt Paints, PERFUMERY, SOAPS, ETC.,
Yon have never been in England before 'It Is Indlspcnsible! ij t.Ji Malarious cmr.t<.. oitel
?" I asked. 19-tf FERNANDINA. FLA. o Crockery,
this" Never.year We can't do w: :not it. It t-.xJ us fc;:'i xuuciSickness. IN GREAT VARIETY. ..

Keefeland .'-Ecv.J. Weaver, cl Tc- is. 00
Bertha
"And yOU are -CasparKeefelaiuVs Hardware
,
daughter?" Twenty years of su:::criag from Indigestion LOUIS A. C. LANGE, r./1 .

and diseased Liver was relieved by a package .
"Oh.I yes""Poor Willow-Ware. 5toti. JJ2r Physicians' Prescriptions
old Uncle 1 Nangle." I murmured, or It-P..cv.M.lL Cullum Grapevine Terns. UPHOLSTERER : ..
looking him ; how your mind wanderedat 'It has done more to relieve and cure we- ot W == carefully compounded with pure Drugs, at

the last, to be sure l 1" Sick Headache than aU the other remedies I Foot of Centre Street, 3 reasonable prices.
Did he speak of me?" she asked. ever used.' J.M.Leod.of :No.Carolina. .

Yes. I should rather think he did ?" 'It proved a blessing to my family cheerful. FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. ==

Mv coming to England distressed him a ly testify to its merits.! Its here is o ,' n1'i .
great deal reminding him, I daresay, so unbounded.' Eev. popularity Furniture repaired in the best manner. H! ( ,-,., ....<..-,::'
S.G.ShawBatesville.Irk.
much of father." These Hair Mattresses made to order at short 3 ,. itm :; ;:
are but samples from themany
among '
it did. .
!
"Hum perhaps 36
notice. f
"'Don't tell him everything too suddenly- thousands during the of past unsolicited few years.testimonials Ask your druggist received; I 'riC Low thc h Low F r "\' :

lie's old like me, said my father, before he for the original M.A.Stnuroas' writ MEDICINE i JAMES McGIFFItf, B B a B B .. ; .
died she continued ; give him plenty ofthud ,made at St.Louis.Mo. Take no other.CHRISTMAS .

to think matters over-say you'll call I CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER G fntt DAlLS. ', \.. t_r'

again, or anything.1 And when a fortnightago TO ARRIVE : _'=_="'\)0\=- c.nf\\. .,C.rut \-:-. _. __-,
I heard him shriek out after vou had Alachua Street, between Second and Third, _-= --=?:= :; ::.
taken in my message to him, I felt had 500 BARRELS POTATOES.
been too hasty, and I crept away at once, FERNANDINA! FLA. MOST SUCCESSFUL REMEDY

; giving him more time, as father wished." Orders and estimates from a distance care- 500 BARRELS POTATOES. THE discovered, as it is certain in its
"Oh I see.' fully attended to. 25-tf elects and does not blister. READ PROOF
"S(C what?" MUST BE SOLD AT ONCE. BELOW.

"That your father Was a wonderful considerate -
WM. B. C. DURYEE, FRED W. HOYT & CO.
man. And yet""And -
yet?" she repeated. ............................................................ Saved Him 180000.
COMMISSION MERCHANT
"My uncle never seemed exactly the man GENERAL A B. NOYES,
: ADAMS, N. Y., January 30, 1882.
for anybody to be considerate about," I con- L CENTRE ST., NEAR R. R. DEPOT, *- (Successor to "W. A. SANBORN), Dr. B. J. Kendall & Co.:

tin ded. ............................................................. GEXTS-Having nsed a good deal of yourKendall's
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
My father liked him very much always.
FERNANDINA, FLA. Spavin Cure with great success. I
I don't think you have understood your thought I would let you know what it has

Uncle," she said thoughtfully, almost re- :1883 Hay, Corn, Oats GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, SHIP STORES, done for me. Two years ago I had as speedya

proachfully. colt as was ever raised in Jefferson county.
Well, I suppose I don't." I confessed."I CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS, HAY, GRAIN, When I was breaking him he kicked over

have a little more to say-but," she For the Holiday Season of 1883-84, O. S. OAKES, Corner of Second and Centre Streets, near the cross-bar and got fast and tore one of his
added with a shiver, "is there any reason I CONTRACTOR Steamboat Landing, hind legs all to pieces. I employed the best
AND BUILDER
should say it here? Any reason we should farriers. but they all said he was spoiled.He .
stop here longer?" }FERNANDINA FLORIDA.
had a large thorough-pin, and I
X(}. Please come down stairs," I an- KING'S BAZARON MAN UF ACTURES Owner and Agent for Schooner Silas C. used two bottles very of your Kendall's Spavin

swered. DOORS AND WINDOW FRAMESOF Evans. Special rates for :Merchandise in Cure, and it took the bunch entirely off,and
We went to the bar parlor, where she sat ALL SIZES. large quantities. he sold afterwards for$1800 (dollars). I have
down uncle's chair and
in looked hardat
,
my Post Office Box 174. Agent for Hazard Manufacturing Company used it for bone spavins and wind-galls, and
me. She was a pretty German girl,
very CENTRE STREET cured left the
I thought. jan4 Fernandina, Fla s CHAMPION BARBED WIRE-the it has always completely
best in the world. leg smooth.It .
Now,about the box," she said ; "I donut Agent for B.F. AVERY'S CELEBRATED is a splendid medicine for rheumatism.

wish to trouble .you concerning it till after Offers a large and most attractive assortmentof PLOWS. I have recommended it to a good many, and
ADVERTISEMENTS.
your uncle's funeral. I will simply ask yon LEGAL Local Agent for BANK OF JACKSON- they all say it does the work. I was in With-
to take extra care of it, now that it is in your handsome and useful arti- VILLE. 33 erington Kneeland's drug store in Adams,

sole custody and not in the good man's up- cles, suitable for Commissioner's Sale.By the other day, and saw a very fine picture
stairs, who has held it in faithful trust for you sent them. I tried to huy it, but could
me so long. I may tell you even there are VIRTUE OF AN ORDER OF THE STOVES, TIN-WARE ETC.W. not; they said if I would write: to you that
jewels of considerable value in it, and I am Christmas Gifts for Everybody.IN County Court in and for the County of you would send me one. I wish you would,
very poor. That may interest you perhapsfor Nassau, Florida, I will sell to the highest P. STREETY, and I will do you all the good I can.
my sake," she added, with a faint little bidder, in front of the Court-House in the Very respectfully. E. S. LYMAN.Kendall's .
smile County of Nassau. Florida on the first Mon- Second Street, opposite the Post-Office,

"To be sure," I answered, heartily, and THE- day in January A. D. 1884, the followingreal
I
that it does. But"- estate belonging to the estate of Nelson FERNANDINA, FLA.

She waited for me to proceed, looking# at Parker, deceased-sold to pay debts ; said Spavin Cure.ON .
me anxiously."But = lands situated and lying# and being in the
MILLINERYDepartment F-
before his death my uncle spoke of t ) County of Nassau and State of Florida, described HUMAN FLK8II.VEVAY .

those jewels, and said-whether in his sober as follows : That portion of Little .
Pine Island known as Section ((47)) forty- IND., August 12,1881.Dr.
senses or out of them the Lord knows :Miss .I.Iltl
Keefeland-that-that." Istammered forth, seven, Township ((3)) three North, of Range B. J. Kendall & Co.circulars: received to-

lie had turned the jewels into money." and in FANCY NOTIONS, the ((28)) twentj'-eight East, that is contained in GENTS-Sample of

'' Why should he have done that?" greatest care and judgment have been exer- Lots ((1)) one one and a half ((1k), two ((2)), day. Please send side me some with The my Kendall's imprint,
As a kind of loan, perhaps," I suggested. three ((3)), three and a half ((3J), six ((6)), and printed on one only.
cised in the selection that Spavin Cure is in excellent demand with us,
personal an
expe-
the sub-
His statement was not very clear and, as seven ((7)) according to map showing but for human
there was a ghost mixed up with it, I could rience of many years could suggest. divisions of said island, containing 23 77-100 i4. and ailments not only also. for Mr.animals.Jos. Voris, one of the

not make it out exactly; but the long and An especial feature has been made this acres more or less. farmers in
sprained an
leading our county,
the short of it all is, he has left all l his money, year in theFancy Terms cash, purchaser to pay for titles.J. ankle badly, and knowing the value of the
A. EDWARDS
of it to ,
every scrap you.
himself and it
"Tome." Commissioner. remedy for horses,tried it on ,
did far better than he had expected cured

To the next of kin" of Caspar Keefeand. ..................,.......................................... Fernandina, Fla., December 8, 1883. the sprain in very short order. ;
That is you, I hope? I asked nervously, Yours respectfully, C. 0. THIEBAND.Price .
"or the poor old boy has made a pretty mess ShcrifPs Sale.
of it." j Department i $1 per bottle, or G bottles for $5. All

"Yes ; it is I." ............................................................. UNDER AND issued BY out of VIRTUE the Circuit OF Court AN, STOVES, HEATERS, RANGERS.TIN druggists have it or can get it for you, or it
That's all I'm will be sent to address on receipt of
right. glad. any
in and for Nassau County, and to me directed SHEET-IRON WARE
But AND price by the Proprietors, DR. B. J. KEN
his be his
you are nephew-should
in certain suit wherein E. Rob-
a Riley
Falls Vt.
heir she DALL & CO. Enosburgh ,
exclaimed. What has he left the articles in Russia inson is and Bristol
?" Among numerous plaintiff, Margaret E. ROOFING AND GUTTERING, Send for Illustrated Circular.
you and V. II. Bristol her husband and the
Leather Plush etc. ,
He has not thought of me in any way." displayed, are Florida Town Improvement Company are PUMPS, DRIVEN WELLS, ETC Sold by all Druggists.
"Oh that "
is wrong defendants, I have levied and will sell,
"No ; I think it is right I answered. upon A large stock of Stoves on hand. Give mea
in front of the Court-House in the City of
How can it be?" Elegant Toilet Sets, call, and compare my prices with those of PATENTS obtained for new inventionsor
Fernandina, on Monday, the 7th day of for in
"How other houses here elsewhere. improvements old
can anything be? I said in or
my A. D. 1884 the following described
desperate bewilderment. Don't to make Jewelry Stands, January, ones. Caveats, Infringements, TradeMarksand
try to-wit Lots eleven twelve and
,
property, : all patent business promptly attendedto.
THE CELEBRATED
outanythingjustyet If had :Miss Keefeland, please. Powder Boxes, thirteen, in Block 150, described in a map of INVENTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN

years you before !"only come before-years and the City of Fernandina, Nassau County, as REJECTED may still, in most cases, be pat-
Handkerchief Boxes !t ::1!t
lithographed in 1857.
ented by us. Being opposite the U. S. Patent
"I was taking care of father, and he only Terms cash paying for titles. MONITOR OIL STOVES -
purchaser I I It
spoke of the box a few months ago, and just Glove Boxes, JOHN A. ELLERMANN, Office, and engaged in PATENT BUSI-
before he died. It had passed out of his Sheriff Nassau County. !t NESS EXCLUSIVELY, we can secure pat-
Albums etc. ents in less time than those who are remote
memory he said He ,
completely, was a
very Fernandina, Fla., December 8. 1883.
forgetful! man ; and," she added, thoughtfully FOR SALE BY Washington.
"as he had many troubles, it was just- When Inventors send model or sketch,
lS H ci 1.uT63'." As in other years Commissioner's Sale. FRED W. JIOYT & CO. we make search in the Patent Office, and

I assented, I should so." VIRTUE OF AN ORDER OF THE advise as to its patentability free of charge
say
BY
"I should not have been surprised if the County Court in and for the County of o. s. OA.KESrCONTRACTOR Correspondence confidential ; fees reason-

box had been missing altogether," she re .......................... ............................ Nassau, I will sell to the highest bidder, in able; and NO CHARGE UNLESS PAT-
marked. U I was prepared to hear tellS : .HAS : front of the Court-House, in the County of ENT IS OBTAINED.We .
that when I first called." you ::.Santa Clans MADE King's Bazar:. Nassau Florida,on the first Monday in January AND BUILDER, refer by permission to the City Post-


Why?" I asked, cautiously. ............................................................ A. D. 1884, the following real estate, master, and to the Superintendent the

'' There was some one who knew the box belonging to the estate of Andrew J. Brad- And Manufacturer of Post-Office Money Order Division in Wash

here-my' father's second wife, and a I dock, deceased, situate and being in the ington. For special references, circular,service -

Bertha Keefeland, too. My father had told The Headquarters for his display of county of Nassau, Florida : that is forty FLOORING CEILING MOLDINGS terms, etc., addressC.
Srof it once. He remembered that he had acres of the Francis Wood grant, in town- A. SNOW & CO.,
of it to her." ship 2 north, range 25 east, bounded as follows Opp.Patent Office. Washington. D.O. 2t
I felt a creeping up my back now. : On the east by section 15. north by FANCY SCROLL SAWING,
TOYS FOR THE LITTLE ONES
Your: father's second wife," I repeated in lands of Florida Railroad, and on the west
a husky,, whisper. by main run of Summerlin's Branch, the BRACKETS, TURNED BALUSTERS,

\:es. He married her a year: or two line commencing at the Transit Railroad PATENTSMUNN

after liV be Hr come back from Deal for the Dolls, Parlor and Kitchen Furniture, etc., one-quarter of a mile from the southeast cor- NEWEL POSTS, STAIR RAILINGS.

take Married her for a nurse, and to for the Girls; ner of the grant; thence north 20 chains toa tine to&act CO.as,Solicitors of the SciiLNTiric for Patents AMERICAN,Caveatstrade; con-
care of me, left motherless. And she Horses and stake ; thence west 80 chains to run of Marks. Copyrights for the United States, Canada,
Was too wild and passionate andandWicked. Rocking Velocipedes, Express of branch ; thence the run of branch south- STAIn and CHURCH WOBK a SPECIALTY. England.France Germany,etc. Hand Book about

"\ She deserted him." Wagons, Tool Chests, etc., for the Boys; eat to the railroad ; thence along the rail- Patents Patents sent obtained free.through ThlrtT-seren MUNN years&CO.'experience.are noticed

\ hat'-what has become of her?" Games of all kinds in large variety; and road to starting point. Elevations and Floor Plans, with esti- In the SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN,the largest best and
don t wShe Terms cash. Purchaser to pay for titles. most widely circulated scientific paper. 13.20 a year.
taut left a letter on the things too numerous to mention. mates furnished at reasonable rates. Weekly. Splendid engravings and Interesting In-
one night that she J. A. EDWARDS, formation. Specimen of
could bear her life copy the ctentificAmer-
j no longer, and must go from him and .-Call early and examine before the Commissioner. Jg5 Orders by mail promptly attended to. lean sent free. Address 11UNN&CO. SCIENTIFIC
away AMERICAN Y'ork.
me Office.201 Broadway, New
SheVas then about the age I am." choicest articles are gone. Fernandina, Fla., December 4, 1883. Address P.O. Box 174, Fernandina, Fla. 5




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FLORIDA: 1' IRPOI We are quite sure the Times-Union will FLORIDA'S PRODUCTIONS ONE as Speaker is causing already great troublefor I r all waste products which are fit --

warmly advocate the payment of these HUNDRED YEARS AGO. the poor employes in the factories. manufactured.So only to be

SATURDAY JANUARY, 1884. claims when it understands the whole meritsof An interesting article in the January number Hon. A. S. Hewitt, )1.C., from New York far as any relief can be provided b
Y
the case. of the Century, entitled "Husbandry in is himself one of the largest iron manufac- the legislation for the existing state of affairs
remedy must be
TIMELY THOUGHTS. found first in
*
4. Colony Times,' suggests some thoughts in turers in the country. He has recently raw materials from all duties and frl'l'ing
The 1884 in for OVER-STOCKING THE ORANGE secondly
i year comes auspiciously I reference to husbandry in Florida, past, given in the Albany Argus a very clear ex- in imposing rates of duty on manufactured
the whole interests of the Florida MARKET.
it country. present, and future. planation of the cause of trouble among the products not more than sufficient to make
t has made the Perhaps there is good the difference in the
during past year greater progress no question more fre- The early colonists who came to Florida manufacturers as follows: labor amount paid for
f than in any other equal space of time quently asked in Florida than whether the in other countries with which we com
'' brought with them the ideas and the hus- NEW YORK, December 26,1883. pete. For this purpose the incidental !
since its first settlement. production of in Florida
Thirty years ago a oranges will not in protection
bandry of their native land. The Franciscan Edwin afforded by revenue duties
' Atwell, Esq., Managing Editor of the will,
wise forecast the of internal time be so great to reduce the as
u planned system as price below arule, be found sufficient when
friars were generally skillful husbandmen, ..Argus Albany, N. Y.: any protec
improvements, which has during the profitable culture. Of course no answer can and wherever DEAR SIR-I am in receipt your letter in tion is needed.
they established their mission
been be otherwise than a mere expression of which you say the Argus is now engaged I am aware that this last proposition involves -
tion. opinion based the stations carried with them some of the arts in an inquiry into the causes and effect of the protective idea to some extent;
upon large quantity of and products of civilized life. Laudonniere, the present depression of the iron industry.It but to no greater extent than is the logical
. :
then built has expanded to a thousand the fruit now imported the increase of outgrowth of
; our
popula- in his history of the Huguenot colony at the is especially desired to be known what past legislation. If we had
two or three steamboats plying on the St. tion, the enlarged facilities for cheap trans- relation this state of things bears to existing never had protection we should not be required -
mouth of the St. Johns in 1564 that he
Johns River have multiplied fifty or more, portation, and the increasing prosperity of says tariff conditions." You ask my opinion in to pay any attention to the question
had raised a large quantity of poultry and reference to these points.I of rates of labor, which are the result, not
and the then almost uninhabited counties the
country. some sheep, and made several barrels of answer that the proximate cause of the of protection, but of other conditions en-
," of South Fiorida have now become the The reason why growing oranges did wine. present depression of the iron industry is to tirely independent of legislation. But the

is homes of ten thousands of people. not sooner become a leading industry in be found in the fact that the capacity for protective system has undoubtedly built up
The English, between 1763 and 1783 introduced some branches of industry which
-
producing iron is in excess of its actual con- otherwise
It must be Florida
Mr. Yulee
very gratifying to was simply the want of-transportation. -
everything which they thought sumption, not only in this country, but in might not, in consequence of the higher
and Dr. Baldwin, who were members of the With the increased production there would be suitable to the climate and profitable those foreign countries which are large pro- rate of wages, have existed. Inasmuch as

. board which framed and reported to the conies every year into use new lines of trans- ducers of iron and steel. When the supply this is their misfortune, and not their fault

Legislature in 185-1: the plan of internal im- portation, ventilated fruit cars, refrigeratorcars to produce. It is interesting to note the exceeds the demand prices fall. Establish- sensible legislator would strike these industries -
order of precedence which they gave. ments which cannot produce at the current down by the sudden abrogation of
provement, which was adopted to see the etc. Special trains are run with.,.fruit without loss the protective system. We should
Bernard Romans, who wrote his book on price are compelled to suspend neverthe--
splendid fruition of their labors in the won- to the leading centres of population in the Florida about operations, and thus comes the actual depression less, endeavor gradually to reduce its evils
1772 but
derful growth and development of the State West, and from Norfolk, Charleston, Savannah printed in 1775, to which you refer. The ultimate to a minimum, until, in the progress of
claimed to be a botanist, and devotes a large time it shall have given under
consequent their work. and Fernandina fast causes of such a state of things are usually way, natural
,
upon
u steamships convey part of his work to the subject of agricultural manifold : sometimes they are too obscureto laws, to better and sounder condition of
In all human probability the'next ten very great quantities of fruit to the Atlantic affairs.
be discovered with For
certainty.
products, which he deemed would be example -
years will witness an accelerated growth of sea-board cities for home consumption and successful : The influence of abundant harvests, But in this assurance of inevitable progress
t .. and profitable in Florida. or of a failure of the there is to be found justification
our population, wealth and resources. The distribution in the interior. crops, upon general
Our readers will no doubt be surprised to condition of industry, is unquestioned. Yet for the further maintenance of duties which
future of Florida seems now to be most Nor is the production likely to exceed the only tend to reduce the
learn that Romans placed WHEAT first in the these very causes may produce prosperity in wages of labor, without
t promising, and we can see nothing likely to demand, notwithstanding the great annual list of some branches of business, while they pro- conferring benefit on any interest whatever .
retard or obstruct it. increase in the of productions to be cultivated in Flor- duce depression in others. So in tome : duties which nnlv. _irnnjiir_ _._ nor.. oKi'Kftr
area The increase regard --- n
production. -- "
-
ida. Second the list he .. .. ,. .,_ . _.. to sell commodities "J
on placed maize in the
1 Our own duty as citizens is to labor for of population at home, the growing or innuence 01 tann legislation. 11 unties the open markets of
Indian corn, then peas, sweet potatoes, are suddenly raised, at a time when there is world and hinder the natural healthy
;: the establishment of a good government, a appreciation of the king of fruits, the golden buckwheat, Guinea corn, RICE. This a demand for the foreign product, prices will growth of business. All such unnecessary

wise and economical administration of apple which Venus threw, will for a long go up and the iron business will be prosperous. and hurtful obstructions should be removed

:, ,, affairs, the ,enactment of good laws, and a time give a home market for all the fruit we This, he says, does not deserve an earlier If on the other hand, duties are reduced without delay, and it will be a mockery
'' mention, because it is not properly a necessary so as to admit of a large supply of duty if Congress should fail to open the way
firm determination to put down and can raise. We now receive millions of for- "
prevent to freer trade and wider
the markets for
article in the human economy in this foreign product, the domestic business our
crime and lawlessness.We eign fruit every way inferior to our own, i but branch of will for the time being be unfavorably products, through any fear of consequenceor
country, a staple trade not
must build up and maintain the repu- brought by steamers from the South of affected, and depressiop will result. politicians who have not the courage of
likely to increase the number of profitable their convictions, have
These however are only immediate and or no other convic
tation of Florida not only for its beauty Europe. In a few years we shall turn this tions than
members ofsociety. However, notwithstanding temporary effects. As a matter of fact prior the desire for office. The mere
i and attractiveness in its physical features, tide, and export our much superior fruit to politician follows
it is (for our use) only tit for puddings to 1878, under the highest tariff ever knownin public opinion ; the true
give the beauty of its forests its lakes its all of Northern Europe. Science has already this country, we had a long period of depression statesman instructs it. His constant aim
'i rivers its and to put in soups(or to make the wafer- in the iron business. But about should be to make clear to those who depend
orange groves and its flowers, but devised means of creating a refrigerated atmosphere
f like bread called Johnny cakes in Carolina that time upon their daily labor for their
railway enterprises were under- daily
also present the moral bearing of a well- in the hold of vessels by means of
bread
the real basis
which their welfare ;
yet it must be mentioned here on accountof taken on a large scale producing a sudden upon
. ordered society, the prevalence of good order, which meats are now brought in perfectlyfresh its usefulness in demand for more iron and steel than the rests, and then to trust to their intelligence ;
feeding cattle and
. the observance of religion, the establishment condition from Australia to England. negroes, world was prepared to supply. Prices ad- and votes for support. Success on any
poultry.. Such was the opinion entertainedof other condition would be dishonor.
and perpetuation of education for the people, By the same methods our oranges can be vanced all over the world, and to these Any
, rice by an intelligent writer one hundred prices was added the very high rate of duty party which expects to get power by playing
and all those things which make up the attractions carried to France England, Holland, Ger- years ago. He next names several kinds of then prevailing upon foreign iron brought! the game of hide and seek in politics

f that should surround and embellish many, etc. into this country. The profits of the domestic does not deserve, and will)) not gain the con-
grasses-sago,sesamen,or oily grain-:ground
fidence of the
i a home. We may expect to see lines of steamers es- business became excessive, and the ownersof country.
t ----- -- tablished from Fernandina : peas, pumpkins grapes for wines, peaches. existing works proceeded to enlarge their The only living issue, then between the
: EAST FLORIDA OL 1I41IS. running regularly Sugar he names in the 16th place and says capacity to the utmost, in order to gather two great political parties which divide the

to European ports in this trade. some has been made near New Smyrna.and this harvest of great profits, while new capi- country, as I understand it, is thiswhetherthe
There is a, good deal "of fog about the We think, therefore that no one need tal was attracted into a field in which the revenue system shall)) be reformed, and
; ** East Florida thinks it likely that in time it will be
claims" business. Mr. Evartsallows raised
returns known be what basis
i; have apprehension of were to abnormally large. upon of principle it shall be set.
that the difficulty in the way is that any over-supplying between the 25th and 27th degrees of latitude The business being thus overdone, a glut of tIed.
t K: our Government is too complex to correlate the demand for our luscious fruit, when i it iron and the reaction has I The
t in Florida and "the grand marsh resulted brought Republican party believes in the doc-
{ but the plain fact is that! the clear- can be profitably grown at half cent each, He about a state of things even worse than that trine of protection for the sake of protection.It .
:;; headed Secretary Woodbury did not think Everglades. places oranges in the 17th
and can be preserved the year round by ar which existed prior to 1878. insists that protective duties are constitutional
. !1 t we owed the money, and therefore would tificial methods. place, after sugar, and makes only this brief The evil from which we now suffer is, and are necessary in order to insureto
not pay it. If he was wrong in his conclusions mention : therefore l lar ely due to the fact that war the \vnrkinf men n Emir rpmnnomt.trtn fnr

i why has not some subsequent secretary tariff imposed higher duties than were needed their labor. It would therefore,-impose; -duties :

; shown wherein ? They seem never THE YIELD OF ORANGE TIlEES.'Veobsen'e "XVII. Oranges of various kindsare worth for protection, thus giving excessive as nearly prohibitory ns possible on ar-
to have investigated the subject, consider it notice, as they are on .many accounts usefulin
ticles
now frequently referencesto profits to the manufacturer in a period when produced in tins country, and as a
as res adjudicata and yet manage to get very drink and sauces, and their leaves a good the profits would have been large enough policy make free those articles which are
4 j ,' round the obligation to pay in some way.- single orange trees bearing fifteen or even fodder for some esculent animals, such as without such high protective duties. We not or cannot be produced here.

TimesUnion. twenty thousand oranges. We do not be- sheep rabbits and goats ; they thrive ex- are suffering from unnatural stimulation, The Democratic
insists that
I party the Constitution
well all
: tremely Florida.
, If the TlmesUniol'had taken the believe in the accuracy of any such state- throughout which aggravated the excitement when the merely provides for the impositionof

trouble to acquire a little information re- ments. .1 It is rather surprising that this observant public interest required that it should be duties for revenue and not for protection.

specting the Florida claims, it would hardly Before the great freeze in 1835 there were writer attached so little importance to the allayed the, excessive and now aggravates capacity for the production depressionby afford except incidental so far as duties so imposed: necessarily
that
protection
; .- have given utterance to the above paragraph. numbers of very old large trees in St. Augus- production of oranges. He probably refers which it engendered. How long this depression duties cannot and do not favorably; protective affect the

; ." The Spanish province of Florida in 1812-13 tine, and it is mentioned by Williams as mainly to the sour and bitter-sweet varieties, will continue no man can predict. general rate of wages ; that legislation is

United which had no commercial value. The But inasmuch as eras of prosperity and depression powerless to permanently increase the
was overrun by States troops, and something remarkable that trees had been number remuneration -
succeed each other in cycles, it is
i,,". : the inhabitants of the province:sustained: the known to produce as many as seven thou- of sweet oranges produced was probablyvery certain that sooner or later we shall come ously impair for it labor that although it may divert seri-
protection
;
can
.{ t loss of their crops, fences, buildings, stock, sand. There are now no trees in Florida small, and the fruit considered more a again to the period when the demand for labor and capital from more profitable into

.', etc. When the treaty of cession was made probably as old as those which then flourished matter of ornament than profit. Another iron will exceed the supply. Unless our less profitablechannels industry ; it recognizes -

in 1810 an article was inserted by which the in St.August nebutevery one reason may also be suggested that the pene- revenue legislation be meanwhile reformedwe however, the fact that the protective
yearsome shall
then have
; a repetition of the experience has been
system in
so long force and is
: United States Government agreed to satisfy adds on to the biggest story of the previousyear trable nature of the fruit rendered its exportation through which we have passed since intrenched in judicial construction, as so in

the claims for these losses which should beestablisher. so that we shall not be surprised next out of the question, and Romanswas 1S78. an experience which shows that excessive make idle now to raise the constitutional

congress, in order to carry out season to meet with the assertion that some considering the matter in a commercial profits are, in reality of no real benefit question ; that the amount of capital and

this article of the treaty, I passed an act constituting one has gathered 25,000 from a single tree. light.In rare, either instances to the or manufacturers to the country except at large in, labor is now too engaged great to admit in the of protection industries -

! the judges of the Superior Courtsa The truth is that 3,000 is a very large yield treating of articles serviceable for while the evils resulting from them are likely to do them any real injury any legislation; that tin-

tribunal to hear and determine these from a single: tree, which would be equiva- commerce, be they for manufacture or other- serious. They are especially injurious to only reform now possible is in the reduction

claims. The claims were submitted on peti- lent to twenty boxes. wise," he saysindigo justly calls for the the wurkill men of the country, who are and removal of duties which are no longer
t the chief sufferers when the inevitable
reac- needed to insure
their
tion and testimony taken by these judges, We wish the Sanford Journal would giveus first rank" and proceeds at considerable tion to unnatural expansion narrows the that these excessive duties continued are in reality existence' obstructive -;

.i .' and awards were made of the actual valueof the precise yield of the Speer grove, and length to detail the mode of culture and field of employment for labor. to their prosperity ; that duties on

1 the property destroyed by the United the exact number of trees, as it is alleged preparation.Next The lesson to be derived from this ex- raw materials should be removed, becau.esuch
' perience is, that the duties on all kinds of
: Suites and also to indigo he places cotton which he duties constitute a practical: deductn'n
troops, as a part of the that the yield of that grove this year has iron should never exceed the lowest possible from the of labor. If the

award and in the nature of damages or compensation been something extraordinary. The state- says they cannot raise too much of, and point which in time of depression, will pro- were an open wages one, the Democratic question party

:: for the delay, interest upon the ment has been made that it yielded nearly a i mentions that Great Britain imports cottonto tect the domestic market from the flood of would prefer to raise the public revenue by

; 4 t.! amount of the sums awarded, the! whole million from six and a halfacres, and nearly the value of .!2,000,000 (ten millions of foreign iron which otherwise might be dutiesin posed upon articles not produced in
poured into its lap. Such rates of duty, this
: being one award in fact. dollars.) After cotton he mentions the mul- pro country, and trust to natural laws n mr
I $1,000 per acre. The price was said to be vided they are specific, will on the average the development of its industries. But the

a} The awards, on being presented to the $3.50 per box. Allowing 150 to the box, we berry for raising silk worms. yield the largest amount of revenue ; because question is foreclosed hy the great extent of

Secretary of the Treasury, were approved may assume that the grove yielded 300 boxesto He places cantharides next, then hemp when the price rises and the producerno the protected industries replacing dead industries -

and paid to the and flax, and after them tobacco next longer needs protection, the consumer which otherwise would have thriven.
as principal sum only I the acre, or 45,000 oranges, which would pitch, who does need protection can then supply The Democratic

awarded, but the amount awarded as interest apparently average on very old trees and a tar and turpentine, and then gives a long his wants at a fair price in the foreign mar- therefore of reforming party, recognizes the tariff the in necessity such

t i et nomine for damages for the delay were rejected very full crop less than 1,000 to the tree. list of medical trees and shrubs. ket without paying an increased duty, if he a way as not to deprive these:; industries of

I by Secretary Woodbury on the ground Actual results will be valuable information, He gives in conclusion the following list cannot get equally fair terms at home. the incidental protection afforded by reasonable -
Moreover, the experience of all commercial
that the United States never paid interest ; but the talk about 15,000, equal to one hun- of articles already exported from the Province nations has shown that moderate specific system revenue shall duties not insists be enlarged that the, and protective believes -

't i I the Secretary seeming to ignore the fact dred boxes, weighing on the tree over five of Florida : Indigo, maize, rice, tobacco, duties afford the only safeguard against that moderate duties producing on the

i that these awards were made under a treaty tons, is simply preposterous and incredible. pitch, tar, square timber, cedar posts and frauds in the revenue as well from smug- average of years a sufficient revenue are ade

ia a stipulation with a foreign government, and Taking one year with another for a period planks, cypress and pine boards, plank of glingas The blind from adherence under-valuation to ad valorem in the duties voices.in quate for protection at the only times whenit
is now needed that is
in bad
;;: that the United States under the law of of several years, seven hundred per tree will various woods scantling, staves and head- our existing tariff has only served to throw our foreign competitors; would times seek ,to when get'

) j nations had no right to apply a mere treasury be found a full average for the largest and ing shingles, sassafras raw hides, buffalo the importing trade into the hands of for- rid of their surplus product in our market

: ruling, established in reference claims best groves. tallow, indigo seed, salted wild beef, carra- eigners, and to drive out reputable American which, considering that an idle populationis

t of its own citizens, to the settlement of the vances ((7)), live cattle from West Florida. The houses reduction from this of business. dutiesto the greatest social calamity we must then
extra-productive in order to
preserve give employment to our
claims of a foreign people under a treaty. MOB LA JV. mules from Spanish Louisiana, hoops dried a reasonable standard of specfic duties is, labor engaged in the protected industries ,

,.I. All of the claimants at the time of the mak- We have again the report of the murder of saltfish, canes, oranges, deerskins, peltry, therefore, the only practicable means of that at all other periods extra protective du-

ing of the treaty of 1819 were subjects of defenseless prisoners by an armed mob in myrtle, wax, pecan nuts, bear's oil. avoiding an unhealthy expansion of busi- ties merely give excessive profits to one class
when it is
Spain ; many of them are still Spanish sub- Hernando county. If the people of Her- It will thus be seen that the export list of duties ness merely result active.in over-production Extra-protective, in at overproduction the expense ,of stagnation other classes of business, ending; and i in

;1' ': jects. nando could realize how great an injury Florida a hundred years ago was no incon- the general derangement of industry, and in irregular employment for labor, powerless

f ( The Spanish Government now demands they are doing to themselves and the State siderable one, and that many experimental consequent suffering to the workingmen, by protect itself against the errors of legislation
11-. :.{ f the loss of employment and the reduction of and the selfish action of for
the fulfillment on the part of the United by these lawless proceedings:! they would suggestions were made as to those products capital striving
' wage. They must be made to realize that unreasonable profits. The condition of the j
f i .' States of its treaty obligations by the payment create a public opinion which would }put a which might be made profitable. the only fund out of which their wages can business of the country at this time is con-

;. 'I of that portion of the awards withheld stop to such occurrences, which can haveno Naturally the list embraced all those pro- be paid is produced by the money whichis clusive proof that the protective system cannot -

: the of the The ducts of received for the product of industry. Out relieve either labor from theconsE'quences
by Secretary Treasury. heirs gratification whatever, and are an insultto the South of Europe and Asia, or capital
of this fund must first be the of
paid cost the
4 t!! s of the claimants are, many of them, now the majesty of the law. We have no idea which a similarity of soil and climate seemedto raw material,and next the remuneration for legitimate result.of over-production, which is its

t ': f inhabitants of Florida, and are directly interested that any considerable portion of the citizensof indicate as likely to succeed. Indigo was the capital employed in the work of pro- Between the political parties representingthese ;

: in these claims, the justice of which Ilernando in any way justify or approveof then regarded as the most profitable, while duction. What remains is the amount avail- two opposing views the country is

:K, ";, has been certified to by the tribunals established mob law, but the whole community has oranges came in between canes and deer- able for the payment of wages. Hence the soon to make its choice. Tbe! Republican
cheaper we can get raw materials and capitalthe offers no for the which
party remedy policy
i it r ; ,: by the United States. to bear the skins. .
I odium of the acts -of a few mis- more we can pay for the labor engagad has produced the existing paralysis of indus

,, It is simply the question of the settlement guided men. in manufactures. High rate of interest and try. The Democratic party proposes to open

of a just debt, for which judgment has been OVER-PRODUCTION THE CAUSE. high-priced raw materials mean, therefore, the way to freer markets, fuller trade, and

l ; I given in favor of the claimants. THE nineteen New York lower wages for labor ; while cheap raw ma- better wages; by abolishing the duties on raw
hospitalsamongwhich ABEAM s. HEWITT'S VIEWS. terials and cheap capital mean higher wages materials and removing the purely obstructive :! -
i The reason why each succeeding Secretary are divided the contributions madein Certain Republican protective newspapersare for labor. The workingmen thus have an features of the tariff if the Democratic

: has declined the payment of these awards is the churches on the annual Hospital taking much to chronicle the closing interest, direct and immediate in removing House shall frame and pass a judicious
pains -
based on nothing better than the precedent Saturday and Sunday: -expended for of the duty from raw materials, as well in the measure of revenue reform, carefully adjusted -
t care of iron works, manufactories, etc., as a iron business! as in every other branch of industry to the actual condition of our suffering : -
established by Secretary Woodbury. patients during the year ended Sept. 30 over warning against any reduction of the tariff, carried on in this country. By raw industries, and the Republican Senate

The fog seems to us to lie in our cotem- 500000. Of the 10,442: : patients treated. and would have us believe that the very materials I mean fuel, all food products, all shall refuse to concur issue will be fairly

porary's failure to inform itself of the facts. 7,553 were on the free list. materials to which no process of manufacture joined. The people can then decide whether
suspicion of such a thing, with Mr. Carlisle has been applied, all metallic ores, and the Do-nothing party now in power shall ber









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--- Administration which will -FORMACHINFPY- ,! -*". .. .

rep I the L bv artificial an barriers to healthy pro-' ', CT & T : :
o ve
ren \Thcn this is done, and not. till then, = _
e"ress. realize that I it is no longer l \
'u the country i: .
but a veritable giant, hi Itt1 fsr INVITE THE
2 infant at nurse ATTENTION OF THEIR FRIEKIxDNDS AND CUSTOMERSTO
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and
requiring ample room vergeeSougliforthefreeplayofthevabteiiergies. : ..' :t &"'! (
." THEIR
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OF ALL KINDS, "
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Sincerely yours. ,

-Traveler's Guide. .'1:. ;>A 'f. ,. New Fall Goods Now Opening

Go to F. M. Robinson, .., ;.;_: '., ,. J t" -.: ,,' t I''h :'!'-, ,

& PENINSULAR RAILROAD. ,
TRANSIT : '
,
,.. ,.; AND RECEIVED BY EVERY
passenger train leavesForCedarKeyandWildwood.aiid- ,. '., ',,,. STEAMER.
MANUFACTURER and DEALER, .
,
..... 6.15 a.m. :r' "' "
all points on Transit Road. Novelties in Silks
,
Savannah and all points North ,: _'. I '.' :t ':

For and West................................. 6.15 a. m. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.FURNITURE ,'. .' I'
connecting at Callahan.) .... Dress _Goods, Velveteens,
;
For( Tallahassee on the,Florida Pensacola Central,and all& W I : '; :}::/: : } > Cashmeres Prints

points Western Railroad......:.......... ... 6.15a.m. ., '. '., ,
Baldwin. ., .' '. ,. .
(connecting at ) "-,<' ( ':' '" '
Cambrics
etc. etc.
Day passenger train arrives- n-l -
,
From Cedar Key, Wildwood, and I-L.. RECEIVED THIS ..' p.... ..
..
the Transit Road... 3.37 p.m. JUST ,
all points on a new 101 of
Savannah and all points in ;<. '. f' ',; i+.<:W'.,a2. ;."t, ') I AT LOW PRICES.

From the North and West................ 3.37 p. m. Chamber Suits ,,:." ', "",. ,''.'...;.y....,.'.'.;.,,.I..1/, .,, .:.\l.1 .._: ..,".' I IHouseKeeping

From all points Tallahassee on the Florida Pensacola Central and ::J ... .. .. f.d, .:...:.".,.\'" ..,...,'.'...ff.. :, .. _

& Western Railroad...............- 3.37 p.m. Parlor Suits, '. < : .!,.;.t'J7 .f" .
i, ..\11.1"I ',-c: Dry Goods,
leaves-
train ..
Sight passenger I Tables, Lounges, ...
For Cedar Key,Wildwood, and all ," I, '.t,1 t '.' A FULL ASSORTMENT.
points on the Transit Road....... 7.00 p.rn. I' Rockers, Chairs,
ForSaiannaliand all points North .' Blankets and Comfortables
and West............ .................... 7.00p.m. Wardrobes, ,
(connecting at Callahan.) OF ALL GRADES.
For Tallahassee,Pensacola and all Bedsteads: ,
points on the Florida Central & &S- Special atttention is called .
Western Railroad.................... 7.00p.m. Springs, Mattresses, Florida Lands.The to our ENTIRELY NEW stock of G en sine PI ulOinillQ nth inn,
(connecting at Baldwin.)
train arrives- Pillows, etc., etc. elegant cut and manufacture.
Night passenger n-I
From Cedar Key Wildwood, and Gents' Goods
all joints on the Transit Road... 9.50 a. m. L-L- CALL AND EXAMINE. Furnishing all the new styles.
From Savannah and all points in

the North and West................. 9.50 a. m. A Cull line ofLOGYPRICES
From Pensacola. Tallahassee and FRED W EOYT & CO.FURNITURE. Peninsular 1-' AT Ladies' and Gents' Underwear
:
:J
all points on Florida Central) & ,

Western Railroad 1 .................... 9.50a.m.

FEBNANDINA &; JACKSONVILLE R. R. AND Ll 'Ve are Special Agents for BROWNING, KING & CO., of New

Jacksonville Train leaves daily, connecting, except Sunday with t.: -,- --I Tropical Florida York, leading Clothiers. Suits made to order and fit guaranteed.

upriver boats...........................10:30 a.m.
Sunday trains..7.00 a. m. and 4.30 p.m. 0
ST. JOSEPH'S ACADEMY: J. & KYDD
Train arrives daily, except Sunday RAILROAD COMPAMES
From Jacksonville..................... 5.00 p.m. Fernandina, Flu.THIS !:: ,
Sunday trains........10.35 a. m. and 8.15 p.m. FERN ANDINA, -FT A _
INSTITUTION, UNDER THE
SEV ISLAND ROUTE. ARE OFFERING LANDS IN THE --
of the SISTERS or ST. JOSEPH
For Savannah,by steamer City of RIVER AND OCEAN STEAMERS.
is pleasantly located in one of the healthiest .
Bridjteton; Monday, Wednesdayand of Florida. COUNTIES OFALAOHU ,
Friday............. ................ 5.00p.m. portions -----
which erected
The building, was especially
For Savannali: by the steamer St. for School is and
a Boarding large airy. MALLORY'SSTEAMSIIIPLLNE I
Nicholas, Tuesday, Thursdayand The Course of Instruction is and A1PUTNAM"
Saturday morning i ............................ thorough _
solid comprising, both in English and
From Savannah,bv the Bridgeton, French, all the branches of a good educa-
Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday tion. Bed and FLORIDA AND NEW
........................................ 4.00p.m. Board Tuition Washing, YORK.THE .
Bedding, per quarter $40.50. Music Lessons -
From Savannahbv the St. Nich-
with use of Instrument. $12.00.
:MARION
olas Monday, Wednesday and ,
Plain and of
Friday .................................... 8.00 a. m. Sewing every additional variety Fancy
Work taught. without charge.
MALLORY LINE. Payments required in advance. STJIMITIEIR: : ANDHERNANDO
For New York direct, by steam- Schools will reopen October 1st, 1883.
ships State of Texas or City of For further particulars,apply to the Acad

San Antonio Thurs,lay evening............... emy. 42 ,
From New York direct, by City of :
San Antonio and State of Texas, NEW YORK .

every Friday........................... 3.00p.m. AT PRICES FROM .
ST. MARYS RIVER. BAKERY and CONFECTIONERYWILLIAM

Steamer Martha leaves Centre street dock-
For St. Marvs and Crandall, Tut.s- IIYNES $1.25 to. $10 per Acre.All .

day and Friday ....................... 2.00 p.m.
For St. Marys and Dun gen ess, on WISHES TO REMIND THE PUBLIC
Wednesday! and Saturday......... 3.00 p.m. he is now ready) to make any
For :St. Marys only Monday and kind of these lands are in the central

Thursday................................. 8.00 a. m. BREAD. CAKE OR PIES,
Steamer Martha arrives peninsular portion of the State, and FINE STEAMSHIPS-
on the shortest possible notice. He will also
From St. Marvs and Crandall, 1.G80 To)NS.
on CITY OF SAN ANTONIO
Monday and Thursd.iv. ............. 7.00 a. m. have ment on hand,for the Holidays a fine assort- within fifteen miles of Railroads in STA.TE OI7 TEXAS, . 1,54:8 TON

From St. Marys and Dungeness ofENGLISH successful territory .
operation
FRUIT CAKE traversing a CARONDELET, 1,5OS TONS.'tVEST
Wednesday( and Saturday....11.00 a. m.
From:Sr.Marys only I Monday and which is being more rapidly EB N TEXAS 1,81O TONS.

Thursday........................... ..... 2.00p.m. ranging from one pound upwards.
3-All orders thankfully received and
;
Valuable Orange Lands for Sale promptly attended to. settled and developed than any other ONLY DIRECT LINE TO NEW YORK.
51 tjan WM.: HYNES '
Tracts containing twenty acres each of part of the State. ,
choice, high hammock land Lake,
on Orange
Miiuhle for orange growing and truck farming ::.IDTC': : : S The fertility of the soil and:accessi- ONE of the above STEAMERS will sail from FEIINANDINA FOR NEW YORK
THURSDAY AFTERNOON, on arrival of afternoon trains from Jack-
? are now offered for sale. These landsare
very conveniently situated for transportation bility to the largest and best markets sonville, Cedar Key and Peninsular Railroad.

by water or rail, and will be sold on CuriositylVariety StoreOffers make these lands desira- This Line having no Transfers between Fcmamliiia and New
terms to suit purchasers. Titles are unques- particularly York, offers the BEST AND QUICKEST TRANSPORTATION TO SHIPPERS: OF

tinlla lAlso\ valuable timber lands in and selected ble for the cultivation of fruits and FRUITS, VEGETABLES, and others.
a large carefully
law! !><>dies. Ci. R. FAIRBANKS The traveling public are offered the advantages of a DIRECT LINE and UNSURPASSED
February 10. 1882. Fernandina. Fla. early vegetables for shipment. For ACCOMMODATIONS TO FLORIDA. WITHOUT CHANGE; making close
STOCK OF HOSIERYFor connections at FERXAXIMXA with FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE RAILROAD -
large and immediate profits there is for JACKSONVILLE, and thence by Steamers to all points on the ST.
JOHNS, OCKLAWAHA and INDIAN RIVERS: and<< with the FLORIDA TRANSIT
Gentlemen Ladies and Children.I3AN .
no industry in Florida equal to the RAILROAD for ALL STATIONS and GULF PORTS OF FLORIDA ; and with the
PENINSULAR RAILROAD for OCALA. and with :FLORIDA TROPICAL RAILROADfor
Y : : KERCI3IE"S:: : : raising of early vegetables for Northern LAKE WEIR.

, THROUGH BILLS OF LADING TO ALL POIXTS.
Silk; Linen and Cotton. markets.
For freight, passage rates, and schedules or further information, apply to

ROYAL w ucHf Nwo"c Gloves, Neckties, Ribbons, For new and descriptive circular, R. ,,-. SOUTII"ICIent,

eso urnr PdI = Laces, Towels, Xaukiiis, address FERNANDINA, FLORIDA.
C. MALLORY Y & CO.,
Dress Lining, Buttons CHAS. W. LEWIS, Pier 20 East River. New York. 51-

and Xotions Generally.A Land Commissioner,

I I: GROCERIES PROVISIONS SHIP CHANDLERY; ETC.
Fernandina Fla.
new lot of LACE COLLARS and NECK- ,
TIES just received and marked low. Or Ocala, Florida. 38 "

I. E. DOTTERER
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Our Stock of CORSETS is Very Superior.' '...-
1 .. .
INVITES ATTENTION TO HIS LARGE AND VARIED ASSORTMENT OFT
$ST In PICTURE FRAMES, BRACK- .. ...-
ETS, VASES, TOILET SETS, we offer a 11
!* _* ;c *
tine .. ,, !
variety. .
i "c I! ;; : : "

4K rr4GPOWijER ...,. c. 111'
GROCERIES
FAMILY
FLORIDA AXD SEMI TROPIC.lL CURIOSITIESA ..?; > I..n"-", I. FIFE

SPECIALTY. -H- +-
.'o'7:1:! : :. / 1* I

1&8'Orders from the Country Solicited.KING'S .-!
\ :", EMBRACING NEALY EVERYTHING IN THIS LINE, ALSO IN THAT OF
:", "h;, ,.,",;:. ;0 "f V/:"- -. >
: ;

",.!:"H- -:- ",.:,\; .f:,:'':. <*..!.. .'". .;.',V" FANCY IMPORTED GROCERIES.ONLY .
17 tf Cor. Centre and Fourth Sts. ,
Absolutely Pure. ,
<, ;;' ( ." :;; '" .
THIS SUCH GOODS KEPT IN STOCK AS CAN BE RECOMMENDED AS
: POWDER never varies. A marvel IF. W. ANSLEY .
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J. oi purity strength and wholesomeness. ; _:;: ;

11ure 1 economical than the ordinary kinds, PURE AND OF GOOD QUALITY.
and < > } i
uiiii cannot; *>e sold "l competition with the : ){ ;;::.:? ',>:

Phosphate altitude! of low test,short weight, alum or b ESPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO SELECTIONS OF
I powders. Sold only in MIM..icKOAL .
BAKING 8- r. .
POWDER CO., .
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+
t-1-t-4
__ lOG Wall Street, New York. ; : ,' ': ,f ,. "' :'i ,: -
FINE TEAS AND COFFEES I It
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LU ( Y COTTAGE :::: :::.> 'Ie '_ .
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f -_ ttt ;-

Seventh-St. ., ,. ,:.' .
near Egmont Hotel, ;
a THE BEST GOODS OF THIS DESCRIPTION THAT CAN BE PRO CUBED.
A ,
FERXA DIXA. FLORIDA. South bide Centre St., near the Depot. '. ':', '; ',' .

i or Offers pleasant roOlUS'wel1Table furnished;,with FLORIDA JEWELRY FOR SALE, AND ..'. ) ,i.L NEW GOODS Received by Every Steamer. T.
within /
i t board. ; '
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P Boarders will be MADE TO ORDER. -
accommodated. ; also transient.
:. Miss Cor. Second and Centre Sts.. FERXAXDIXA, FLA.
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b GENERAL DIRECTORY. BAKES: COUNTY. I I Sheriff-A. B. Crutchfield, Ocala. RAILROADS. FLORAL CITY --

r United States County Judge-R. D. Davis, Sanderson. Assesstor of lares-Henry W. Long;' ROUTE.
Officers. Clerk-F. J. Pons Sanderson. Collecor Retentte'V. F. Trantham -
of CARD FLORIDA CENTRAL &
LAND OFFICE, GAINESVILLE. Slteriff U. C. Herndon, Sanderson. Ocala. TU1E WESTERN R R.

Register-L. A. Barnes, Gainesville. Assessor of Taxes-A. J. W. Cobb, San- Superintendent of Schools-M. I.. Paine, OF THE (Central, or Ninetieth Meridian, Time.}

Receiver-John F. Rollins, Gainesville. derson. Fort McCoy FLORIDA TRANSIT & PENINSULAR. JACKSONVILLE, November 18 HSI.
Surveyor-General-\falachi Martin, Talla Collector of &lenue-J. R. Herndon, San- MONROE: COUNTY. AND pOMMENCIXG this date, Trains'on this

hassee. derson. County Judge-Chas. S. Baron, Key West. FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE R. R. lows Vy road and its connection. will run as: fol.
DISTRICT COUET. Superintendent of Schools-Jas. D. Chalker, Clerk-Peter T. Knight, Key West. :

Sanderson. Sheriff-George A. Demerritt, Key West. In Effect November 19th, 1883.GOL"G .
WESTWARD.No.
Judge Thomas Settle Jacksonville.
BRADFORD COUNTY. Assessor of Taxes-Walter Maloney, Jr., 3.Accoai.. So. 1.
Marshal-J. H. Durkee, Jacksonville. SOUTH.
R. Key West. .
County Richard
Judge-J. Providence. Mail
Clerk-Philip Walter, Jacksonville. Clerk-Henry F. York, Lake Butler. Collector of Revenue-Mason S. Moreno, Day Pas. Nt Pas. Leave Jacksonville....... 3.40 p m 8.00

INTERNAL REVENUE.: .. S1t.eriff-'V.. Tumblin Starke. Key West. A.M. P.M. Baldwin ............ 5.45pm 8.4-1 ama
Leave Fernandina............... 6.15 m
? 7.00 Lake ..........
Collector Dennis Eagan Jacksonville" ; Assessor Taxes-N. C. Superintendent Schools J. City 9.55
<<. of Wainwright, Lake of -- V. Harris,Key Leave Harts Road Junction... pm 10.4i: m
5.25
Butler. West. 7.45 Live Oak...........12.50 a
COLLECTORS OF CUSTOMS. Collector Revenue Arrive Callahan..................... 8.40 Madison ............ 2.45am m 11.34 a ni
John W. Howell, Fernandina. Santa Fe.Superintendent. of -Bunberry Haynes, :NASSAU COUNTY. Leave Callahan...................... 7.38 9.20 Arrive Monticello......... 5.30 l-l(> pta
Edwin Higgins, Jacksonville.John County Judge-Hinton J. Baker, Fernan Leave Dutton.................. ..... 8.05 9.53 Tallahassee......... 7.05am am 3.tI) Pm
F. House St. of ScwoL. B. Rhodes, dina. Leave Branch.... ........ 3.50 pm
Augustine. Starke. Brandy ; 8.18 10.08 : Leave Tallahassee......... 7.45 a m
Clerk-J. A. Edwards, Fernandina. Arrive Baldwin..................... 8.35 10.32 Arrive Quincy .............. 9.25 a m 4.00 pm
BREVARD COUNTY. Sheriff-John A. Ellermann, Fernandina. Leave Baldwin....................... 8.55 10.42 Chatta. River......11.15 5.03pm
State Officers. County Judge-James A. :McCrory, City Assessor of Tares-Wm. H. Garland, Fer- Leave Maxville.................... 9.17 11.08 Leave River Junction... a m 5.45 p m

Point. nandina. Leave Highland..................... 9.44 11.32 Arrive Marianna........._ 6.00pm
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT. Clerk-A. A. Stewart, Titusville. Collector of Revenue-Warren F. Scott Fer- Leave Lawtey......................... 9.49 11.52 Pensacola........... 6.5T pm11.45pm
GOt'ernor-'VJl1. D, Bloxham, Tallahassee. tlteriff-Johll II. Laws, City Point. nandina. A.M. Montgomery.....

Lieutenant-Governor-Livingston W. Bethel Assessor of Taxes-Wallace R. Moses, Georgian Superintendent of Schools-L. W. Higgin- Leave Temple's....................10.04 12.12 .4 Mobile.............. 4.45 6.55 a m

Key West.Secretary ua. botham, Callahan. Leave Starke.......................10.12 12.20 New Orleans.... a m

of Stated John L. Crawford, Tal- Collector of Relenue-A. D. Johnston, Orlando ORANGE COUNTY. Leave Thurston.....................10.23 12.40 Nashville.......... 10.10am7.15pm

lahassee. Orange county.Superintendent County Judge-J. M. Beggs Orlando. Arrive Waldo......................10.43 1.10 Louisville..........
Comptroller--'V.' D. Barnes, Tallahassee. of ScwolsI. E. English, Clerk-J. P. Hughey Orlando., Leave Waldo.........................11.05 1.50 Cincinnati........ 6.45am 2.20am

Treasurer-Henry A. L'Engle,Tallahassee. Titusville.:: Sheriff-Thomas J. Shine, Fort Reid. Leave Gainesville.................11.54 3.00P. .
z Attorney-General-George P. Raney, Talla- CLAY COUNTY.County Assessor M. EASTWARD.No.
Taxes
of -Jameb M. Owens Fort
hassee. Judge-J. T. Copeland, Orange Reid, Fla.Collector. Leave Arredondo.................12.12 3.30 No. 2.
Commissioner of Lands-P. W. White. I Park. Ret'cnue-A. Leave Batton ........................12.24 3.50 Accom. Mail.
, 1 Tallahassee. i Clerk-J. T. Weston: Green Cove Spring. Sanford. of Hyer, Sanford. I Leave Archer........................1240 4.40 ArriveJacksonv-ille....... 7.30am 9.00pm
Superintendent of Public Instruction-E. K. Sheriff-James W. DeWitt, Green Cove Superintendent Schools-John I Leave Bronson....................... 1.06 5.35 Leave"' Baldwin ............ 6.00 am 8.21 pm
of T. Beeks Lake ..... ....
r c Foster, Tallahassee. Springs. Fort Reid. Leave Otter Creek................. 1.38 6.35 u Live City 2.20 a m 6.18 pm

.! Adjutant-General Yonge, Tallahassee Assessor of Taxes-T. J. Browning. Leave Rosewood .................... 2.08 7.35 Oak..12.15 a m 5.25 pm
I PUTNAM COUNTY. Madison ............
4 "! BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION. Collector of Revenue-A. S Chalker.Superintendent Arrive Cedar Key.................. 2.36 8.15 8.40pm 4.03pm
Judge of Probate-B. Harrison, Palatka. Monticello ......... 5.50pm 1.55pm
,1 Commissioner A. Robinson, Tallahassee. of Bc/wols-R. W. Davis, Clerk-W. F. Forward, Palatka. GOING NORTH. Tallahassee........ 4.40pm l.llpm
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Middleburg. Sheriff-Thomas Shally. Day Pas. Nt Pas. Arrive Tallahassee....... 3.55 pm 1.01 pm
Clerk-R. C. Long, Tallahassee. COLUMBIA COUNTY. Assessor-A. J. Woods. A.M. P.M. Leave Quincy.............. 2.20pm 11.56am
Special Agent-: Columbus Drew Astor County Judge-W. M. Ives, Jr., Lake City. Collector of Revenue-Joseph Price. I.. Leave Cedar Key.................... 7.00 6.00 Leave Chatt'chee Riv erl2.10 p m 11.15 a m
Building, Jacksonville. Clerk-John Vinzant, Jr., Lake City. Superintendent of Public Schools-J. W. Leave Rosewood.................... 7.32 6.45 River Junction... 11.00am
SUPREME Sheriff J. W. Perry, Lake City. Strickland. Leave Otter Creek................. 803 7.40 Marianna......... 10.05am
COURT. Assessor of Taxes-A. D. Brown, Lake City. TAYLOR COUNTY. Leave Bronson........... ........... 8.39 8.45 Leave Pensacola........... 5.15am
Chief Justice-E. M. Randall, Jacksonville. Collector of Taxes-J. L. Parish, Lake City. Leave Archer ........................ 9.07 9.35 Montgomery.....
Associate Justice-J. Westcott, jr.,Tallahas Superintendent of Schools-JuliusPotsdamer, County Judge-W. H. Parker, Perry. Leave Batton......................... 9.23 9.55 Mobile............... 11.55pm 9.45pm
see.Associate Lake City. Sherijl--Green{ B. Weaver, Perry. Leave Arredondo................... 938 10.20 New Orleans...... 6.1dpm
Justice-R. B. Van Valkenburgh, DUVAL COUNTY. Clerk-John C. Calhoun, Perry. Leave Gainesville.................10.00 11.00 Nashville.......... 8.2.)

Jacksonville.Jerk-C. H. Foster County Judge-William A. McLean, Jack- Perry.Superintendent of Schools-T. J. Faulkner Arrive Waldo.......... ............10.42 12.00A. Louisville.......... 1.00 am am

Tallahassee. sonville. M. Cincinnati ......... R.5.,
CIRCUIT JUDGES. Clerk-Thomas County 7reas-urer-D. S. Sutton, Perry. Leave Waldo.........................10.52 1.35 Trains 1 and 2 daily Trains 3 and 4 pm
E. Buckman Jacksonville. ;
First Circuit-Augustus E. Maxwell Pen-, County Surveyor-D. N. Cox, Perry. Leave Thurston.....................11.13 2.10 except Sunday. daily
\ Bowden Jacksonville.
I sacola. Sheriff-Uriah Collector of Ret'enue-J. B. Hardee, Perry. Leave Starke..............;.........11.28 2.35 Only line with SOLID TRAINS Jacksonville
Assessor Taxes-Daniel P. Smith Jack-
Second Circuit-David S. Walker, Tallahassee. sonville. of Assessor of Taxes-R. I.. Henderson.ST. Leave Temple's ....................11.36 2.50 to Pensacola daily ; and Pullman Sleepers

JOHN'S COUNTY. Leave Lawtey.........................11.53 3.25 Jacksonville to New Orleans daily.
Collector of Revenue-Moses J. Brown, ro ...
Third Circuit-E. J. Vann, Madison. Jacksonville. Bounty juag& l. 1C. cooper, tit. Augus L. .'or'.L.
Fourth Circuit-James :M. Baker Jackson- tine. Leave Highland.....................12.09 4.00 CONNECTIONS.
ville. Superintendent of Schools-Albert J. Rus- Clerk-Bartolo F. Oliveros, St. Augustine. Leave Maxville....................12.27 4.30 At Jacksonville, with Waycross Line for
sell
Jacksonville.
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-
;i Sixth Circuit-H. 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

seperltly" Qircuit-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. Arrive Callahan..................... 2.10 72.5 At Baldwin, with Florida Transit it( Peninsular

Assessor of Taxes-J. :M. Duncan, Jasper. Superintendent of Schools-C. F. Perpall, Leave Callahan...................... 2.22 8.00 Railroad for Gainesville, Ocala Fernandino. -
CggrtCalerldnC. Collector of Rtttnue'v. H. H. McLeod, St. Augustine. Leave Hart's Road Junction... 3.03 9.10 .. Cedar Key, and all Gulf Ports.

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

in October. ville. Collector of Revenue-3oeh:: Hutchinson, I GOING cola & Atlantic Railroad for Marianna. Pen-
Washington 2d Monday after' Monday Clerk-J. C. Law Brooksville. Sumterville. SOUTH. sacola, Mobile, :Montgomery New Orleans,

in October Sheriff-J. B. Mickler, Brooksville. Superintendent of Schools A. H. Helven- Day Pas. Nt Pas. Louisville, and all points West, Southwest
; Jackson, 3d Monday after 4th Monday inOctober. Assessor of laxcs-R. J. Bradley, Brooks- i. ston Sumterville. 4.M. A.M. and Northwest and with all boats for Apalachicola -
Leave Waldo........................11.30 1.40 Columbus and Eufaula.
ville.Collector SUWANEE COUNTY.. ......................11.52
Escambia, 1st Monday in December. of Reienii&4'\ M. Hedich, Brooks- Leave! Dixie.... 2.10 The Shortest, Quickest: and Best Route to
This act amended section 2 of act of February ville. County Judge M. M. Blackburn, Live P. M. all points West.

10, 1879, and does not change the Superintendent vf t Schools-A. :M. C. Russell Oak. LeaVe Hawthorne............ ....12.08 2.36 JjaJ'Take the FLORAL CITY ROUTE,
Spring Term. Fort Dade. Clerk -Robert A. Reid, Live Oak. Le&Ve Lochloosa..................12.25 3.02 the NEW SHORT LINE via the Florida

THIRD CIRCUIT. Sheriff John R. Sessions, Live Oak. Leave Orange Lake...............,12.51 3.35 Central and Western Railroad.
,r Spring Term- HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY. Assessor of Taxes-G. W. Olmstead. Leave Anthony Place........... 1.16 4.15 Through Tickets and Sleeping Car Berths

1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in County Judge-H. L. Crane, Tampa. Collector of Revenue Wilson H. Sessions, Leave Silver Spring............... 1.43 secured at Company's Depot Ticket Office,
Tailor Clerk-Wm. C. Brown, Tampa. Welborn. Leave Ocala............................ 2.00 5.00 and at new office southwest corner of Bay
Madison, 2d Monday in April. Sheriff D. Isaac Craft, Tampa. Superintendent of Schools-J. O. C. Jones Leave Lake Weir Station........ 2.40 6.00 and Hogan Jacksonville, Fla.
Hamilton, 4th Monday in April. Assessor of Taxes-Hugh GallagherTampa. Live Oak. Arrive Wildwood.m............ 3.05 6.40 W. :M. DAVIDSON,

Suwanee, 1st Monday after 4th Monday Collector of Revenue-Warren A. Givens, VOLUSIA COUNTY. DOING NORTH. General Manager, Jacksonville, Fla.

in April.Columbia. Tampa. County Judge-James H. Chandler Enter- A. M. P.M. WILLIAM O. AMES,
3d Monday after 4th Monday Superintendent of Schools-W.P. Henderson prise. Leave Wild wood..... .............. 6.55 6.30 Gen'l Passenger Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.
in April. Tampa. Clerk-John W. Dickins Leave Lake Weir Station........ 7.20 7.15 WALTER G. COLEMAN,
Enterprise.
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Lafayette, 6th Tuesday after 4th Monday JEFFERSON. Sheriff W. A. Cone, Enterprise. Leave Ocala........................... 8.05 8.25 Gen. Trav. Ag't, Jacksonville. Fla.SEA .
in April. County Judge-J. B. Christie, Monticello. Assessor of Taxes-S. D. Glen Leave Silver Spring................ 8.22 -
Hodges
Fall Term- Sheriff T. B. Simkins, Monticello. Cove. Leave Anthony Place............. 8.48 9.05
Taylor, 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in Clerk-W. C. Bird, Monticello. Collector of Revenue-P. N. Glen Leave Orange Lake................ 9.12 9.55 ISLAND ROUTE.
October. Superintendent of Schools-W. R. Taylor, Cove. Bryan, Leave Lochloosa.............. .... 9.37 10.40
Madison, 2d Monday in October. Monticello. Superintendent Schools-L. Leave Hawthorne.................. 9.54 11.10 THE STEAMERS
of D. Huston
Hamilton, 4th Monday in October. County Treasurer W. M. Girardeau, Mon- Enterprise. Leave Dixie.........................10.11 11.40
Suwannee 1st Monday after 4th Monday ticello. A. M. '

in October. Collector of Revenue-J. H. Tucker, Mon- WAKULLA COUNTY. Arrive Waldo... ..................10.35 12.15SS"
Columbia, 3d Monday after 4th Monday ticello. County Judge-W. A. Giles, Crawfordville.
Day Passenger daily except Sunday
= ;
October. Sheriff'Charles Aligord, Crawfordville.
Assessor of Taxes-J. P. Grantham, Wau- Night Passenger daily.
Lafayette, 6th Tuesday after 4th Monday keenah. Clerk-Nat. R. Walker, Crawfordville.

in October. LAFAYETTE COUNTY. Superintendent of Schools-E. Y. Watts, -- r. -
FOURTH CIRCUIT Crawfordville. FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE R. R. "$ ---
County Judge-W. J. Dixon, New Troy.
Spring Term County Treasurer W. W. Walker Craw GOING SOUTH.
.. St. John's, 2d Tuesday in March. Sheriff Clerk-Neal J. J.A.Johnson, Old New Town. fordville. Leave Fernandina..10.30 a. m. CITY OF BRIDGETOX and ST. NICHOLAS.

1 Clay, 4th Tuesday in March. Superintendent of McAlpin Schools-,J.C. Troy. Collector of Ret'enue-R. C. McMillan,Craw Leave Hart's Road......................11.05 a. m.
RamseyNewTroy. The St. Nicholas boat leaves Fer
Bradford, 1st Tuesday in April. fordville. Arrive Jacksonville..12.10 m. as a day ,
p.
I Baker, 2d Tuesday in April. Assessor of Taxes-H. H. Walker, Craw nandina Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday,
Nassau, 3d Tuesday in April. County Treasurer-J. M. N. Peacock, New fordville. GOING NORTH. early in the morning.

Duval 1st Tuesday in May. Troy. Leave Jacksonville..................... 3.15p.m. Returning, will leave Savannah Monday,
Fall Term- Collector of Revenue-Adelbert S. Ackley, Leave Hart's Road..................... 4.25p.m. Wednesday and Friday, at 8.00 a. m.
r St. John's 2d Tuesday in September. Old Town. THE FLORIDA Arrive Fernandina.................... 5.00p.m. The City of Bridgeton, as a night boat,
: Clay, 4th Tuesday in September. Assessor of Taxes-David R. Townsend, $&r Trains daily except Sunday. leaves Fernandina Monday Wednesday and
New
: Bradford 1st Tuesday in October. Troy. IMPROVEMENT: COMPANY. SUNDAY TRAINS. Friday, 5.00 p. m.
2d LEON COUNTY. TOWN Returning, will leave Savannah for Fer
Baker, Tuesday in October.
Leave Fernandina.....7.00
a. m. 4.30
m.
Nassau, 3d Tuesday in October. County Judge-Wm. P. Byrd, Tallahassee. Arrive Jacksonville..8.25 p. nandina and Brunswick on Tuesday,Thurs-
Sheriff-A. Moseley Tallahassee. a. m. 5.55 p. m. day and Saturday at 4 m.
Duval, 1st Tuesday in November. Fernandina Leave Jacksonville9.10 p.
Clerk- G. A. Bryan, Tallahassee. a. m. 6.45 p. m. Through tickets sold to New York, Phila-
Term FIFTH CIRCUIT. Superintendent of Schools-Henry N.Felkel, Arrive Fernandina10.35 a. m. 8.15 p. m. delphia, Boston, and Baltimore. 1
Spring -
Tallahassee. Towns on R. R. Line For tickets and state-rooms, apply at the
Sumter 3d Monday in March.
Marion,, 4th Monday in March. Treasurer-J. L. Demilly Tallahassee. CONNECTIONS.AT Company's office foot of Centre Street.

Putnam, 3d Tuesday after 4th Monday in Collector of Revenue-C. C. Pearce, Talla- And Cedar Key. W. B. TUCKER,
March. hassee. FERNANDINA, FLA., Agent at Fernandina, :Fla.J. .

Levy, 4th Tuesday after 4th Monday in Assessor. of Taxes-G. A. Croome, Tallahassee. With New York and Fernandina Steam- General. MERCIER, .
March. ship Line from New York on Tuesday, and Passenger Agent.J.
Alachua, 4th Monday after 4th :Monday in LEVY COUNTY. Offers for New York on Thursday. N. HARRIMAN :Manager.
to Lessees and Purchasers -
.. .- March. Clerk-J.. Barco, Bronson. a large With Sea Island Route from and to Savannah -

s FaU Term- Sheriff J. S. Parker, Bronson. number of the most eligible and desirable and Brunswick, daily except Sunday. BOOTS AND SHOES.
Sumter 1st Monday in October. Assessor of Taxes-Louis Appell, Bronson. AT CALLAHAN.
Marion 3d Monday in October. Collector of Ret'enuen. B. Barco Cedar
Putnam,, 3d Tuesday in November. Key. Lots, suitable for Business Purposes, or for To and from Savannah and Charleston, TIIE NEW STORE.

Levy, 4th Tuesday in November. Superintendent of Schools-J. B. Menden- and all points North and West, daily.AT .
.. City or Suburban Residences,
Alachua, 1st Monday after 4th Tuesday in hall Bronson. BALDWIN, FLA., a { W. F. WOOD, Jr., }{ S
\ November. MADISON COUNTY. To and from Jacksonville, Tallahassee,
SEVENTH CIRCUIT. UPON EASY TERMS. and all points South West and Northwest
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County Judge-R. M. Witherspoon Madi ,
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> Spring Term- son. daily. -j Proprietor, } EC ;

Orange, 4th Monday in January. Sheriff S. A. Parrimore, Madison. AT HAWTHORNE,

II-, :,j Volusia Brevard,,3d 1st Monday Monday in in February.March. Clerk-John M. Beggs, Madison Liberal Discounts on Values allowed to To and from Palatka daily except Sunday. > OT

Dade, 3d Monday in April. Superintendent of Schools-Samuel J. Perry, AT WILDWOOD.
Madison. parties engaged in manufacturing or indus-
Fall Term- With Stage Line to and from
Brooksvilleand
County Treasurer-S. S. Smith Madison. :a:
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Orange, 2d Monday in August. Collector of RetenueB' D. Wordsend rial enterprises, who will erect on the prop Tampa daily except Sunday.
Volusia, 2d Monday in September. Madison. With Stage Line to and from Leesburg

Brevard, 4th Monday in September. Assessor of Taxes-W. P. Thompson, :Mad- erty purchased substantial improvementsfor daily except Sunday.AT s s
Dade 2d Monday in November.
ison. CEDAR KEY, FLA.,
'L MANATEE COUNTY. residence, or in which to conduct their With Morgan's Line Steamships for Key ANDS

..' County Officers. County Judge-Z. T. Crawford, Manatee. West and Havana every Saturday ; for New S

ALACHUA. Clerk-Robert S. Griffith, Manatee. business.INDUCEMENTS. Orleans every Friday ; from Key West and

County Judge-Junius C. Gardner, Gaines- Sheriff-A. S. Watson, Pine Level. TO MANUFACTURERS Havana every Friday: from New Orleans -r :s:
ville. Assessor of Taxes-W. P. Parish, Braden- every Saturday.With .

Cl.erk-J. A. Carlisle Gainesville. town. Tampa Steamship Company's Steamers -
by exemption for a term of years from for and C> CC >
from West
Sheriff-S. C. Tucker, Arredondo. Collector. of Revenue Marion G. Carlton, Key Monday and
Popash. Thursday; for Tampa and Manatee, Mon
Taxes-S. H.
Assessor Gainesville
of Wienges -
taxation offered the several cities
Superintendent of Schools Fells. J. Seward, by and day and Friday. > \ Fernandina, \ :EJB
For
f I': Collector of Ret.'enue-II. Denton, Gaines- Pine Level. MARION CWNTY. towns. Apply to etc., apply information to respecting routes, rates

,.. ville.-Superintendent of Schools W. N. Sheats, County Judge-:Samuel F. :Marshall, Ocala. CHAS. W. Fernandina.LEWIS, Gen'l A. O. MAcDONELL, : \{ Cor. Centre & Third. \ S
I Ticket and Pass.
Agent.
\ Gainesville. Clerk-Robert Bullock, Ocala. Office, cor. Beach & 7th sts. D. E. MAXWELL, Gen'l Supt. 12 TIIE NEW STORE'

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F.JJ.Ur.IUD JrI 'UnE. with the small two-inch plow, running [-BRADLEY'SFERTILIZEJS

Voelker, Professor of Chemistry in thernra'l about six inches deep; the middles are then !-

Dr Agricultural College, at Gloucester, plowed out deep, with plows about four I'-

Iceland devoted much time to analyzing inches wide thus leaving the ground level I .
Ed the mature and in good condition for the second plow- :' BEADLEY'SORANGE BRADLEY';
experimenting upon ;
I practically ing and this ends the for ,-.:: : :
of horses, cattle and hogs. From hisn.'tliV deep plowing one ,, ; TREE r
B'ANDFERTILIZER
CIRCLE :
corn Pursuing this plan I generally ,.
the following important andih'.rouglily crop. : -, ,. .
reports
I I reliable information I has been make good crops, and in a great measure 1 :'0. B 0 N EBRADLEY'S
flank the drouths. The has ,
past season ,'".,?' ,. ,
.compiled.soluble parts of manure are muchthP been an extraordinary one; first long con- :. .' '.' ,' r-;. .
.
1 The tinued rains of farm BRADLEY'SFLORIDA
causing a suspension '
valuable therefore, it is important '; '
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most the urine, and to keep manure proawtdd work and a rapid growth of grass and weeds, i', PURE
to save the rain in order that its valu- the consequence was that much plowing was ;" :,f '
from be washed out and lost. done when the land was too wet, and the : ;_<, ', ( t- VEGETABLE FINE-GROUND

.hle parts thrown may not out and exposed to rain beamies crops were injured even when subsoiling : '. ;,,:'_:, ,.'., .. .' '.' ,: ,.:

\Iaiuire worthless as wood ashes thus process had been carried out; then, again, .' :;!,1- :' ," : FERTILIZER, I BONE;
just as the hard rains had a tendency to repack the ,; : : :. .' ; .
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ex posed. soil, and the excessive heat during the BRADLEY'S
in its fresh J state BRADLEY'SPATENT
Farmyard manure, : :
'J.; soluble phosphates of lime! insoluble drouth fairly baked the fields, thus retardingthe ,7"f: ,_ ;: > ,
contains in their growth and development. :: ff B.D. SEA-FOWL
and but a small portion of free crops i' ) ;: '
nitrogen;: Taking this view of the case, I do not think '
ammonia. that during the past season we had a fair .:. PHOSPHATE. GUANO. ,
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horses and hogs : .
of cows :
urine : '
:'i The : : : ,
dries contain considerable amountof fight against the drouth ; the odds were too '::, : ,, ,< .
not any
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much ",
against us.
this is
but
largely
contained 1 phosphate in the of lime drainage; of dung-heaps, Deep plowing was recommended over '- '\,' .' )::':"::::'; '''Jh W. H. GARLAND, GEO. E. WILSON,

which are more valuable than urine. one hundred years ago by Dr. Franklin when ..'.-' "OO':'_ : '_' '':'";, :" :.,

4' The most effectual manner of preventing he said: .,...'..., -' AGENT, STATE AGENT,
loss iii fertilizing matter, when not compiled "Plow deep while sluggards sleep, .' t j
cast the manure directly on the ". FERNANDINA, FLA. fr" JACKSONVILLE FLA.I .
is to And you will have corn to sell and to keep. >'>.1 ,
field circumstances will permit.
whenever
On all soils with a moderate proportion of I Again, he gave the farmers a broad hint ; ')
clay there is no waste if the manure IS.not when he said :

in at once. Indeed it is maintainedbv *' thrive FERTILJZERS !
plowed He that by the plow would '
that it is best to permit manure to "
!iome Himself must either hold or drive.
the surface and allow the rain to washit
lie on -Cor. News and Observer.
into the soil. In the case of dry soils it Raleigh have on hand, and am constantly receiving supplies of

be evenly spread and allowed remain
for may months without appreciable )loss ; but, WHY PLAIN GIRLS MARRY. Wilkins ons Celebrated Bone Fertilizers, '

on light, sandy soils, it is best to manure A worldly-wise woman was asked on one
with well fermented dung shortly before the occassion why plain girls often get married Florida Lands. FOR FRUIT TREES, GRAPE-VINES AND VEGETABLES. .

crop is put in. sooner than handsome ones; to which she
5. Well rotted dung contains a very much replied, that it was owing mainly to the tact PREPARED UNDER A NEW PROCESS, especially suited to our soil and climate,

larger portion of soluble organic and saline of the plain girls, and the vanity and want crops to withstand drouth.jp j
mineral matters than fresh manure. It is of tact on the part of men. How do you Sold at Manufacturer's Prices, freight added. .

also richer in nitrogen, and weight for make that out ?" asked a gentleman. In --ALSO IN STOCK:-

weight, is more valuable. this way," answered the lady. The plain The Pure Ground :Bone
G During fermentation dung gives off girls flatter the men and so please their Peninsular I--- Dissolved :Bone for Composting, Cotton-Seed :Meal,

organic matter in a gaseous form ; but if vanity ; while the handsome ones wait to be Ash Element, Muriate and Sulphate of Potash, Land Plaster, etc.
handled there is no great loss of flattered the who find the task irksome
properly by men, ANDTropical $!.$-Send for Circulars and prices.
nitrogen. Organic acids are always formed, after a while." The majority of men TV. IT. SCOTT.

and gypsum is developed. These fix, or love to talk about themselves. You remem- Fernandina, Fla., November 17, 1883. Cm
hold the ammonia as fast as!: it is generated.While ber the story told of another society woman ? --==| Florida
fermenting, the phosphate of lime it "When I want a man to prolong his call," -

contains i is much more soluble than when she said, "I talk to him himself; when I
the manure is fresh. Ammonia is given off I wish him to go I talk of myself The plan

in the interior of the fermenting h.'.ip, but never fails." There are some men, however, RAILROAD) COMPANIES :MSILEY'SSEES
is arrested by the organic acids, and thegyp- who sacrifice personal egotism in order to I Iof

tsiim in the colder external layers. Turningheapb conquer women. Here is a case in point. :
I over therefore, occasions loss, though When Sheridan first met his second wife, ARE OFFERING LANDS IN THE ALL }'f.\NTj' !. for .1LL: CROl''' for .'LL allUATJ -
think otherwise. of \.." : All are tested; only the hest sent out.
some who was then a Miss Ogle, years dissipa- Grain and Fnnn eel Manual;History and rest method'of
I 7. Well rotted dung is more readily affected tion had sadly disfigured his once handsome COUNTIES OF culture of Grains Root Crops, Grasses, Fodder Crops, Trc- :.
bv the deteriorating influence of rains features, and only his brilliant eyes were l left _'. Planting several thousand, etc. only varieties lOcts., FREE.Annual Catalogue and Inc List of POCR SH"S.

than: fresh, and<<1 both are greatly i injured byit to redeem a nose and cheek too purple inline S SLEY'SSEE HIRAM- SIBLEY I & CO. Rochester N.Y.. Chicago,111.
especially in heavy showers. Practically for beauty. What a fright !I" exclaimedMiss ALAOHU
speaking all the valuable constituents of this Ogle, loud enough for him to hear. ;, .
mlIIureare preserved by keeping it sheltered.If Instead of being annoyed by the remark, -
there i fa much litter, the mass should be
Sheridan at once engaged her in conversation PUTNAM
,
occaHo'i.illy i watered, to assist:: fermentation, put forth all his powers of fascination, ;
and prevent overheating and burning its and resolved to make her not only 1 reverse COLLINS & COe HARTFORDEstablished

iiioNture having been evaporated by the heat her opinion, but, actually fall in love with =LVLARION;, ,

of toe manure. him. At their second meeting, she thought
t 8;. The very worst method of making him ugly, but certainly fascinating. A weekor 1826.MANUFACTURERS .
manure is that of producing it hy animals two afterward he had so far succeeded in STJIMITIEIR ANDHERNANDO :

kept in an open yard, unless it is daily col- his design i that she declared that she could -

Icitol( in the compost heap, as a large proportion not live without him. Her father refusedhis ', -
of valuable fertilizing matter isnasted consent unless Sheridam could settle ;,

in a short time. fifteen thousand pounds upon her; and, in

;H). The draining of dung heaps contains his usual miraculous way, he found them AT PRICES FROM :' :.
much ammonia, which should not be al- Oney.

lovved to waste-phosphate of lime, which -, -
i is not found in the urine of animals-alka- THE HABIT OF HURRY.In this world

liik-,salts, especially potash, and much or- every thing is relative ; if everybody runs $1.25 to $10 per Acre.
iMine\ matter, far too valuable to be lost.- no one has any greater certainty of getting

'Mm Pialt.TIIIXGS ._ the lead than if everybody walked. Yet all ,. ..

SCIENCE DON'T TEACH.In men hurry. They assume a necessity for ,.. .
haste when none exists, and by degrees the All these lands are in the central -
:si-iUinj\ \ g a hog, does science teach thatif habit of hurry becomes a second nature. ,
the water is a little too hot the hair will Then again business men seem to think peninsular portion of the State, and ......, -

not slip, that it is set, and must be shavedoil' that public opinion forces them to be in a
with a knife? Every farmer should hurry. If one were to walk deliberately and within fifteen miles of Railroads in OF

know these filings, and they must be taught leisurely to his place of business and move
Do any of the graduates of any agricultural quietly during his labors, people would say successful operation traversing a territory -
saiool know that in building a stack of grain Axes Hatchets Picks
that he had either little business or that he
or h;iy, it must be kept fullest in the middle, was remiss in transacting it. Conscious of which is being more rapidly
and well trod down ? Do know how 4
they what his associates are thinking he assumes
settled and other
I to tie up and shock wheat? Do they know that there is necessity for haste. He dresses developed than any AND OTHER EXTRA QUALITY

h-nv to whet, scythe? Do they know that in a hurry he breakfasts in ti hurry he is
; ; of the State.
iftht. blade is whotted up and down it will in a hurry to get to his office or to catch the part TOOLS FOR FARMS AND PLANTATIONS.

not' nit off the straw clean, as it should be train ; he hurries through his work duringthe The fertility of the soil apd accessi-
whetted! from the heel to the point? Do day and then hurries homeward. No Also, FINE STEEL AND CHEAPER PLOWSOf

they know how to lengthen or shorten the one will deny this who watches modern bility to the largest and best markets
pgear: so that the plow will not cut ton ways. A habit of bustle is a characteristicof all sizes and price3 h'v ji $5 to $30. Also, Plowing Machines.

up a rail fence so that some of the rails will
rible habit-a detrimental habit and
; we by writing to>> the makers
nl'it project at the corners to snag the stock? think we might say a vulgar habit. And ble for the cultivation of fruits and ,

lit}I, they know how to put up a stone fence what is gained by it? Loss of temper, bate- COLLINS &, CO., 212 Water St., New York.

s" it will stand I, and that the long rocks. ment of manners, injury to digestion, invi- early vegetables for shipment. For
Hijjht\ to be put crosswise: the fence to ai t as tation to nervous ascs-these the
: arc
ura<'os? and if this is done it.. will not tumble natural results of the high-pressure hurry large and immediate profits there is
l'\' settling.\ Do they know how to a DR. CLARK JOHNSON'SINDIAN
square habit. Who is made happier by hurry :
!limisf no industry in Florida equal to the
? Science teaches them that the
square who wiser ; who even richer? What is relatively -
of I the hypothenuse of a right-angled tri- gained by a universal conspiracy to
of for Northern
f au.i(' i is oqu.il,) to the sum of the squares of double and treble the }pace. raising early vegetables -

'th.-'ttvn'ides ; but they have never seen the markets. BLOOD SYRUPCures
---- -
:''pph'Mtion' of this rule, thus build a
they
CAMPHOR is made in in this
I
1 Japan way :
."II'I' pointing but the right .
every way way.lAp'tuMice For and circular
After a tree is felled to the earth it is cut up new descriptive ,
teaches us that with a ten-footI all diseases! of the Stomach, Liver, Bowels,
into chips, which are laid in a tub on a large
'iif
I I Pl a house can be squared in five minutes. address
iron I filled with water and Skin and Klood. MILXIOXS
\U pot partially placedover Kidneys testify to its
measure eight feet on one sill and make
slow fire. holes in the bot- CHAS. W. LEWIS
Through
a
: "tell, six feet on the other and make an- efficacy in healing the above named diseases, and
"tlier tom of the tub steam slowly I rises,and, heating -
notch. If the ten-foot polejust reaches
6 t j row notch to notch, that corner is square ; the chips, generates oil and camphor.Of Land Commissioner, pronounce it to be the nest. l!< im dy Known, to :Man
ihentluT course the tub with the chips has a close- -- -- -- -- -
three corners treated in the same .
Fernandina Fla.
From this bamboo ,
fitting cover. cover a
will
be
\\IY. and also the house.-
-s"ttiiem/ Planter.square pipe leads to a succession of other tubs with Or Ocala, Florida. 38 t GUARANTEED TO CURE DYSPEPSIA.Trade .
bamboo connections, and the last of these

DEl JY PLOWING' tubs is dividetl into two compartments, one .,.' .,. ..".. Mark.

1 Ilotlk upon deep plowing in the spring asenttal above the other, the dividing floor being -'..' ;' <.: f. ir AGENTS-ANTEDLaboratory t
with small holes allow the :
to
l"" \ I to the success of the crop, whether perforated '}/t.
and oil to to the lower ;
the' water pass compart-
seasons should be wet or dry but it is '
more especially necessary in case drouth ment. The upper compartment is suppliedwith b .' (qWF 77 West Third St., New York City. Druggists sell it

t. 'iiuitldprcvailduringthesumtuerasitoften' a straw layer, which catches and holds
,.
tl"es. The farmer: must remember that no the camphor in crystal in deposit as it passesto .;r. CEDAETOWN, GA., June 20th, 18$1.Dr. .
iiimul or plant can live without water, and the cooling process. Thecamphor is then ," '" Clark Johnson:-My children were sick with Fever, and a short trial of your
:
tllll" plants cm 110t. find water in the ground separated from the straw, packed in wooden ;.<; -l,1, : .'. .." Indian Blood Syrup completely cured them. '
: .
and is for the market. The oil ;
!w must tubs, ready 46 RUDIE CANTLER.
necessarily die if cannot
or they '
p "in Mifficient: quantity;of it their growth is used by the natives for illuminating and ,::\ ,": :, ,: i ',:: _. :: '., ,

!! will: IK. retarded and they will become sickly other purposes. ., ,:. ., .
/ : "
:
stunted and a" ; BOOKS AND STATIONERY: DOW'SJAMAICA
J.-I yield poor crop. Let the ,
,.1 :aj.'i A: ; -:' ; -:.
'"' he :; .1: '
"
plowed .
I so deep that that the root of REAL ESTATE. .
'
platit. \;..: .' : > ; ; u't p!!'''' .
alter cttt penetrate at least ten inches deep I HORACE DREW GINGER CORDIALIS
it t"
is. necessary in search of moisture. = > ; ;; .+.. : -j-;.
i AW y..h'" ::'; ; :'{ ;' .J;
will I saying this much by way of preface, I CURTIS A CO. Tooksellcr. Stationer, NOT AN ALCOHOLIC EXTRACT,

11111 1 iasbricfly as possible describe mv. -J Printer and Bineter.i but contains all the medicinal properties '
( l'. subsoiling and I cultivating a corn ESTATE AGENTS, ,;} ; i : of the finest Jamaica Ginger Root. It
rrup I REAL Fi :
: tJty
: always :
J. w':iv These I plant in check 4} feet eachlitit ST. MARY'S, GEORGIA. : ') .. is very pleasant to take, and
;J I i may be considered wide rows, : i I
.1 i do it because I think it better to raise School Books and Orange Wraps CURES INDIGESTION, HEADACHE,

lame l ears of corn than I small ones. In pre: Loans procured effected. Mortgages negotiated, Exchanges : : :; : : NOW A SPECIALITY. \
pagan? .
for :
planting with of ; : : COLDS, CHILLS, CRAMP COLIC
I' Mi\'Ittar\i; I a turning plow Mill S ites. Town Lots from 25 feet to 4 : ; ,
lZe ,
run furrow
a in the middle
.,
f the mil d acres Lands and Plantations from 5 to 5,000 DYSENTERY
1.ln\\ rows, each way, then with a small for sale. p Liberal discounts to Teachers and DIARRHEA ,
"'
about acres, ;
two *Inches wide I run In the t } !<;,:< Trade. Special prices and Catalogue free on
'i' PAINS in the Sto.nach and Bowels
11 Sdeni t rows.; This Breaks the ground to N. B.St.. Mary's having been selectedas application. j '

aboi:! of about ten inches. I then drop the terminus of the Atlantic Mississippi .. MALARIA: by and stimulating -
warming
one ounce of under the made for Govern- 1 59 W. BAY STREET,
The guano *in each check. Canal ( survey
the Stomach and Bowels into
i lug, two tt trflimh furrows i! plOthen runs one way, throng.sating 'ment by General Gillmore), charters for the ,"." .,'.' '," .>, JACKSONVILLE, FLA. action. Sold by a healthy. -
upon the and form- construction of which having been grantedby
III" guano I PALMER: BRO'S
; a ridge; the plow then the United St Government t and the I :. .". '. ,
this alil runs across I Centre Street Fernandina Fla.
Fibre
nd .,
Nassau ,
,
e
? cutting i a1 and Florida :: .
light fnrrow. over the Legislatures! of Georgia a large i "
guano, umtu.whicl h tIC! corn is dropped and increase in the value of adjacent lands may I For beds, pillows and mattresses, superiorto I .& Also, Agents for DOWS JAMAICA:
J Co\Oerl.tilcarefully With the hoeIn culti- be confidently looked for." (See New York anything else in use. For sale by GINGER ALE, the only Ginger Ale made

I first bar f the corn across the ridges Sun, 27-3-81.) June 24-tf FEED W. HOYT & Co. t i without peppel.I 22,



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THE FLORlvA MIRROR JANUARY s. : <

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: 4 THE FLORIDA MIRROR. small enough to show the entire town) so Egmont Arrivals.D 4-S. S. City of San Antonio Wilder, NOTICE ---

perfectly and has located it so exactly that M Towne. Minneapolis; Rev. Henry 1,680 tons. New York ; with To

I every citizen can point out his own home. Ferguson and family Hartford, Conn. ; M freight and passengers,by R.W. Owners of Lauds Sold fOr
2.00 A YEAR; $1.00 FOR SIX MONTHS I F Gardiner, -Jr., :Middleton Conn. ; R H South wick, agent. Taxes.
The point of observation is half mile in the Hankinson' and wife, Richland ; Wm J 4-S.P.St.NicholasWhite, Savannah ; COMPTROLLER'S

Reflections.The air over the island, in Amelia river, near the Eaton ; Wm Lyon, Rochester N. Y. ; C V with freight and passengers, by Tallahassee, Fla., Dec.OFFICE >

mouth of the Bell! river, showing the steamboats Hillyer and family.City ; W H Schaefer and W. B. Tucker, agent.IN PARTIES: WHOSE LANDS WEREST J
wife, Charleston, S. C. Thomas Atlanta .n
market building Centre-street and Eglestbn for taxes
on small craft in the harbor, with a PORT. prior to the Air
wharf Ga.; W TDevoseJacksonvilIe( Ill; F. Bark Sappho (Br.), McPhee. March. 1883 will take notice
that
was painted during the week. grand view of the Atlantic in the distance. after
C Hill and Yalaha the
wife, Fla.; John Small Bark Memento, Zacharansen. 3d of March, 1884. the certiticatesof
: Ground was broken for the foundation of We have carefully examined the lithograph, and wife, Jersey City, N. J.; F W Wolfe and Brig Bogota Tixera. be subject to purchase by any one sale will

Lake's concrete building ,on Centre street and think it as perfect as can be got. We wife Matton, 111.: EFMattinen,Providence, Schr. Chas. E. Lester Truitt. for the same and paying'amount applying?
R. I.; Franklin Platt, Philadelphia James TSchr. law. After that date requiredb
this week. have examined also carefully lithographic ; William Wilson: Berry. no noticeor
Grill, Pittsburgh, Pa.; John A Fisher, Schr. :Mary L. Allen Butler. is required to be given to owners. preference
< pictures of other towns done by this firm Glasgow Walter W Green
Lee Johnsonwife three children and two ; Philadelphia Lee W. D.

servants, of Islips, L. I., are now stopping at and will say for th'em that they are the best Johnson wife, three children and nurse, Is- Get your masks for the CarnivalAT J0-6 Comptroller.AX BARN .
lip, L. L F C Boynton N. Y. James
the that we have seen, and almost rivaling a ; ; M STABK'S.To --
Egmont. -
. steel Baker, Jacksonville Fla., Frank Payson, ORDINANCE
The arrivals at the Egmont are in excess engraving.The N. Y. City; J Washington. N. Y. City; Dr. Let For For Fixing the Rate of
or Sale.
intention is to lithograph the sketchif F H Simpson N. Y. City; J H Smith Black- Assess.
of last season, and prospects already are sufficiently encouraged, but as the expenseof shear Ga.. Miss'L A Reon, Brooklyn, N. Y.; Private Boarding House lately occupied went for Taxation for

very flattering. finishing it will be considerable the Miss Eva Reon, Brooklyn, N. Y.; Mrs. A L by Mrs. Horsey; 16 rooms; furnished or un the Year 1SS3.BE .
com- Higgins N. Y. H A Kilbun furnished. Possession January 1st 1884. -
Mr. Geo. W. Kittelle of ; Portland, Me.; ,
proprietor the pany can only complete the work by the R Moat, Montreal.Mortuary Apply to WM. B. C. DURYEE. IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY
Egmont Hotel, arrived here from New York encouragement of our citizens. It is a local COUNCIL OF FEIINANDINA-

Wednesday evening. picture, and its being completed depends Report--Amelia Island. Lake's Jewelry Store, SECTION 1. That, for the purpose of meet.

Prof. Henry Ferguson and family of entirely on the support given it by our own The following table has been furnishedus CORNER CENTRE AND THIRD STREETS, offers dug the current expenses of said City, and
by R. M. Hen'derson I for the Holiday the past due indebtedness thereof
undertaker: season a large and magnificent for the
Trinity College, Hartford, are spending people. ; assortment of SOLID AND ROLLED GOLD 1883, there be raised, by a levy upon the year

., several days at the Egmont. Mr. J. D. Trimmer, the agent for the publishing .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. b JEWELRY, such as Earrings Breast-pins and personal property of the city as assessed real
; . . t,3- l Neck-chains a tax of ((12! twelve
house, is now in our city, and will : : wr0o.1W\ I .. Bracelets,Plain and Seal Rings, ) and one-half mills on
Mr. C. D. Furman, the founder of the Sleeve Buttons, etc., etc., suitable for Christ- the dollar as follows :

i prosperous settlement of Fairbanks, on the in a day or two commence the canvass of : :. : : ,: : t"1t :: mas presents. Prices within reach of all. For current expenses.................l per cent.
the; business men anJ citizens : ; ": : : : : :3.2 !2 o PI For due bonds.....
..
.i Transit Railroad, died at his home on the generally for :. .. '.: .: CD,3, :_: CD 00' past ............. 2i mills.
. i 0.. 0...... SEC. 2. That
the
subscribers to the ((1))
: 28th ult. same, the money to be 'O -0. Oranges. one per cent of the
= c;: ._. I tax
o above
assessed
: : : ::: for
current
f paid when the work is completed and delivered aw '-' From the celebrated and expenses may
Amelia OnCO Bishop Harris be
Lodge.No. 47. F. & A. M., meets : : 'oG-+ paid in City Scrip or cash ; but that the
Groves for sale
to those subscribing for it. It is I at from 20c. to 35c.
; an : : : :: :: per remainder of the tax, or the
{ c aory. a ((2J) two
on Monday evening next, January 7th in ICD -, dozen at and
: ::: STARK'S
enterprise that deserves the encouragementand I M.VJ. one-half mills of the tax thus assessed
a the Dury e building, second floor. All patronage of every one interested in our H H: .:. .:. ':o..:.Boa'-:;( ::: Second street. be paid in cash, bonds or coupons. shall

brethren are requested to attend. city, and should be subscribed for all ; c.-0..., 0_.....:.:.. To Rent. Parsed first reading January 2, 1884.
r by our H. J : : -CC'-: .., '....-1' Rules waived, and passed second
Rev. A. A. Robinson, of the Methodist citizens it will : : 0 Desirable house reading
as be a valuable picture for :. .: 0-tjo; o.-:::: : y pleasantly located.2t January 2,1884.

Church left yesterday morning for Madison ornament as well as reference, and there .. : : "' :: (Dc' 0 FRED. W. HOYT. Read third time, and adopted January 2,
. :. 0: :. rte"'+ :I 1884.
y
to attend the conference of the should be .
one of them in every drawingroom .c. : n7
: :
: :
d Notice to TaxPayers.I FRED W.
Methodist Episcopal Church, South. in our city. : : : : : : y HOYT
:. ":j > ":jm am now prepared to receive the taxes President of Council, pro tern.
:Mr. Zach. T. Harris formerly of the Tran- To our children it will be a valuable relic ': : ::3 ---'.7. C I I0 for the city of Fernandina, assessed for the Attest *"

sit Railroad machine shops, in this city, has in future years, and to send to our friends ata ..: :::: ,..... ;- .baM tJ:I year 1883. J. MEDDAUGH, W. F. WOOD, JR., City Clerk.

purchased a half interest in the foundry and distance will be highly prized by them. In : :::: _1-4";: ....V.. 0 ro City Tax Collector. Approved :
0. ...
.
Fernandina F. C.
= December SUHISEE
:: o. .... 15, 1883, ,
.
machine works James Doig at Gainesville.The no way could we so well bring our city to .: :. _=, .... (;) ;.:..!. "_'1. r. Acting Mayor.
: : : -::
the favorable :: CD :
colored people of this celebrated notice to those who we wish to : : : :.:..:..: -. '
city PRO.OS.LSWILL
I Ia
:::I
: : .: : :::: 1,000,000 Brick for Sale
:
I J bring here as new citizens .' .... ,
as by sending --
Emancipation Day,Tuesday last, by parade e : : ': : :"' : : :;,. '.1-2.. At the lowest cash price. Size of Brick BE RECEIVED BY CITY CLERK
of the two benevolent associations and ser- some of these lithographs to friends abroad. : : : : : : : : :... M H 2Jx4x8 inches. C. C. STRATTON & Co., F. WOOD,JR., at his store, where

vices at the First Baptist Church. Ad- We hope Mr. Trimmer will receive the : "-:..iv E. ::. :*.' ..:-Gooto:. :. < ".t-: 'r I 46-4m Macon, "Ga. specifications be seen, for opening drains,
*
L,! s., 0 and
dresses were made by nearly all the colored necessary encouragement from our people to .. .. .. ... .. -nom. -<.w-... '" :; I 7 condition keeping for Central such Park time in good sanitary
: : : : : ... Amelia Beach. as bidders and
complete the work. ., .. .J ...
Subscriptions are $4.50 '"
ministers in the city. .. ._-...' 11- CD....-..... I Council may agree upon ; bidders to have
.: per single copy. :. :. .:. -: :. .: 0-.0'0.: "0'. THE IDLE HOUR is again open, under the use of the park for cultivation in
Dr. W. H. Pope has moved his residence .: :. .:.V. .: .: .m.m-< : m-O. : supervision of Mrs. Sweeney, who will be for such drainage. payment

I,I, from the corner of Fifth and Ash streets to The City Council. t:1::: pleased to receive her old friends and the By order of Council.

the newcottaeeofMr. Dan Kelly on Sixth fffllgo tJ... public generally. Choicest oysters, fish, etc., G. F. VERY",
The first
of the
meeting City Council for constantly on hand.
street. Dr. Pope's former residence- is now 1884 was held : y0-0 .=,= c.p;.. tf. Chairman Committee on Streets and Drains.
: on Wednesday last -
evening : : : 'r :;
(i) = .
occupied the by Mr. P. Kelly who last year the following Aldermen being present : .: : :.. 0..00:1= .-.....;..:..:,; r-
bought
premises. Hoyt, A very, King, Kelly, Robinson and :. 00 py0, '< 'tj O
: ::
The steamship San Antonio left yesterday Williams; Alderman Hoyt in the chair.A :.. a :_.C': ; on c o I .b

morning for New York with the following petition of Wm. Lake was read, asking : :..:-:::: :: : =.,
..... h
cargo: 144 bales sea island cotton, 509 bar- permission to erect a 2-story concrete build- o.: C-. .;;::-0 NEW GOODS
.: ..... :: :. CDD
rels rosin 108 barrels spirits turpentine, 371 ing on Centre street, with tin roof; also the :. : : : 3 o.:

boxes oranges, 201 cases cedar, 151 logs privilege of using the sidewalk temporarily : : 'm. ..
OjZZ: xj xj
cedar,79 packages merchandise.As for scaffolding, etc. The petition was :..:,.: 5: g g: S: 3p 00 r
: : : ci
prescribed by law the county commissioners granted. :- : ':.' ,_( :

at their last meeting selected a list of The petition of Braddock & Co. for per- ... :.:. :..: .:.: c.:o:...0..t5.5.Sao. 0.c. iZ f BOOTS L y
mission to erect a shed 16x18 5 .
over two hundred names of the registered feet, for the : : : :: : : p(7 an (4 V.

voters qualified to serve as jurors. The purpose of packing fish for shipment, was : : : : : : : =fg.: : .m r
=
:
: : : : : : o : :
names, written on slips of paper, will be read and referred to the Committee on Fire :. .: :. :. .: :. :. .: g-,. :. :. 0 V
placed in the box by the clerk, from where Department, with power to act. : : : : : : : : : : : : A

they will be drawn when required. The following bills for salaries for December c.: COMPLETE STOCK y
Range of Thermometer
ordered H
A service of praise will be held were paid : 00 FOR
at the FOR THE WEEK
Sunday School of the First R. F. Smith, Marshal.......................$ 40.00 HORSEY'S ENDING FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, h
Baptist Church, J. Hippart, Police............................. 25.00 DRUG STORE. STREET AND DRESS. 00
(col.) on Sunday, January 20th, 3 o'clock p. N. Bradley, ............................. 35.00 ..

m. Rev. H. S. Yerger of the Presbyterian S. Cook, ............................. 35.00 I I I C I Wind

.. Church will deliver an address. The various S.H.lIIorris, ............................. 38.75 I rc'd C<1. W C), S LADIES' AND GENTS', d
Clay, contractor for scavenger

Sabbath schools are invited to partici- work, etc...................................... 33.00 Saturday.....Dec. 29 58 70 70 691 N. 00 :MISSES,

pate, and the public cordially requested to W. F. Wood, Jr., salary from Aug. 1, Sunday ..._.-.....30 GO 71 70 N.

attend. 1883, to J au. 1, 1884: ...................... 208.30 Monday ...........31 68 76 75 681 N. W. r.i5. CHILDREN'S Cdo

The cold weather which has been Also a bill of H. E. Dotterer for $3.80 for Tuesday.... Jan. 1 66 74: 75 N. W.
prevail- merchandise.The Wednesday....... 2 60 54: 48 731' N. N. AND
ing at the north for several weeks struck Thursday......... 3 / 32 49 45 / 42 N. W. Z INFANTS

Florida Wednesday. During the day and Committee on Fire Department re- Friday.............. 4.3656152 49 ......... H
ported that Mr. Samuel A. Swann had
evening a rain-storm prevailed, and at night =

the temperature fell to 30, ice being formed offered to rent to the city the building on i MARINE. r rU
Third street near Alachua, for the use of the
H
throughout town. Thursday and yesterday
though cold, were beautiful, clear days, fire apparatus at $150 per annum. Upon Port of Fernandina. ISBOESL;
motion the HIGH
committee was authorized to WATER. u
and the atmosphere was very bracing. enter into a lease of the premises for a term Saturday, Jan. 5...... 0:46 A.M. 1:12: P. M. _

Y I. Capt. D. Maxwell, superintendent of the i of five Sunday, ." 6...... 1:44: 2:10 "
years. Monday, u 7..... 2:45: 3:12" S
1 Florida Transit & Peninsular Railroad *
on IMPROVED
An ordinance fixing the rate of taxation Tuesday, 8...... 3:49 4:17": STYLES,
: Tuesday formally took charge of the Florida for the year 1883 passed its first reading, and Wednesday,'" 9....... 4:55 u 5:23 PERFECT FITTING
&
Central &Western Railroad as general super by unanimous consent of the Council thee Thursday, 10...... 5:59" 6:24 Ci

intendent. Under the consolidation of th rules Friday, 11...... 6:55": 7:19 GREAT VARIETY
were waived, the ordinance read by its ,

;. management, Mr. F. B. Papy assumes the title, and put upon its final passage. ENTERED.
; duty of General Freight Agentand A. 0.
; The Council then proceeded to the election Dec. 28-Mary L. Allen,Butler, Bath ; ice to :

MacDonell as General Passenger Agent for of a chief of the fire department, the following Egmont Hotel. I FAIR PRICES i I Siff
both roads. Mr. T. W. Roby of the Florida gentlemen being placed in nomination 30-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Hallowes,
Central will remain the Auditorand Cashierof : Savannah, with freight andpassengers $ t iff CdI
Jas.
McGiffin C.
J.
Kimball and W. S.
to W. B. Tucker
the Florida Central& Western, a positionwhich Rawson. agent Ntfi

V he has filled with credit for several 1 Aldermen Robinson and King begged to 11 31-S. P. St. Nicholas, White, Savan-

years past. be excused from nah; with freight and passengers -
voting on the question,and to W. B. Tucker, agent.

The Skating Carnival. the election was postponed until the next Jan. 2-S. P. City of Bridgeton Hallowes, -I J. H. PRESCOTT r
Savannah
meeting. ; with freight and passengers ,
The second masquerade carnival of the Alderman Kelly introduced a resolution to W. B.Tucker agent. lQ
Roller Skating Club will take place at I 2-S.P.St.Nicholas White,Savannah;
which
was adopted, making it obligatoryupon < .
with freight and to
Lyceum Hall on Tuesday evening next, passengers,
the marshal to notify storekeepers, W. B. Tucker, agent.
t January 8th. The success of the first car to put the waste paper, garbage, etc., of 3-S. S. City of San Antonio, Wilder, FERNANDINA, FLA.

nival given by the club is a sufficient guar their premises into barrels or boxes in order 1,680 tons, New York ; freight W
: antee that the affair will be a brilliant one, and passengers, to R. W.South-
that
it
can be removed by the
and it is expected that a large number wil l scavengercart. 'wickagent. V
.
4 S.
P. of
City Bridgeton, Hallowes,
: be present. Provision has been made for Savannah with ARRIVING WEEKLY
Another resolution was introduced by Alderman ; freight and passengers -
seating all who attend by having the music to W. B.Tucker, agent.
and
occupy the gallery, and using the entire Kelly adopted, authorizing the 4-S. P. St. Nicholas, White, Sa-
Committee on Streets and
Sanitary Improve vannah, with freight and
passengers
for Seats will also be
stage spectators.
3 re ments to advertise for bids to rent the parkto to W. B.Tucker agent.
V served for the use of skaters, and checks
II i parties who will repair and the CLEARED.
', :t i d will be given for all articles of wearing apparel drains for the least number of years.open Dec. 29 Schr. Priscilla Scribner Furman, ,

V not in use during the evening. Dancing The matter of Philadelphia; lumber, R. J.
'' reducing the police forcewas
will follow skating as before, and masks Camp. 13
Strike
at
the
then taken up, Aldermen King and 30-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Hallowes, Bottle.

will be removed at a signal given duringthe Robinson being opposed to reducing the force Savannah, with freight and pas A nervous and disease-stricken gentleman was sitting in his room
march. None will be permitted on the After deal sengers, by W.B.Tucker agent on an his
a good of filibustering on their 31-S. P.St.NicholasWhite easy-chair, physician being at his side.
floor without masks until that time. Savannah
part, they withdrew from the chamber, thus with freight and passengers, by;; Said the old gentleman, "Now, doctor, you have been treating me for

...... I leaving the Council without a quorum, W. B. Tucker, agent. a long time, and haven't done me much good. I'm tired of all this. I
Sir d'8-Eye View of Fernandina.One when an adjournment was had. Jan. 2--S. P. City of Bridgeton, Hallowes, want you to strike at the root of all disorders."
of the best things we have seen for Savannah ; with freight and Said my
: passengers by W. B. Tucker, the doctor, "Do you mean exactly what you say?"
some time in the way of pen drawing is tbbird'seye e "
I Last Notice to Tax-Payers. agent. 'To be sure I do, said the venerable invalid.

view of Fernandina, recently During the month of January I will be at Jan. 2-Brig George E. Dale. Pierce Port "Well, here goes!" said the doctor-and; with one whack of his cane
sketched by Mr. H. Wei Ige, a German artist, of Spain ; lumber L. A. Davis
my office on Second street daily for the he broke to pieces the
connected with the enterprising lithographic i pose of receiving the pur 2-8.. P.St.NicholasWhite Savannah ; brandy-bottle which stood on the mantel.

publishing house of J. J.Stoner, of Madison, and County taxes for remaining 1883. Property unpaid State on with freight and passengers, by The old gentleman was angry and excited, but he had a good answer

which the taxes remain unpaid February 4 W. B. Tucker agent. .ready for the doctor. "Doctor, if it hadn't been for your doctrine, I never
S.
P. City of Bridgeton,Hallowes
Wis.With 1st will be advertised. would have "
into
't unwearied patience Mr. Wellge has W. F. SCOTT, Savannah ; with freight and got the habit of drinking.

Coll. Rev. Nassau Co. by W. B. Tucker in Brown's Iron Bitters there is for the debilitated. refreshment
drawn every building in outline (on a scale Fernandina, January 1st, 1884 passengers strength
agent. for the nervous, and new life for the broken-down.


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