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VOL. I-NO 21. LAKE HALL, FLA., APRIL 16, 1897. PRICE, TWO CENTS.
Interesting News of the
A GENEROUS APPROPRIATION.
"Czar Reed" Obstructs Legisla-
tier) io the I-louse-General
Special currtesposndenceou the JouRNarL.
WASHINGTON, April 9. Congress
gave an exhibition of rapid transit
legislation, as well as of the touch of
nature which makes the whole world
kin. when it broke all previous record-,
in making an appropriation of $200,0A)
for the relief of the sufferers from the
floods in the Missi,-ip|pi river and its
tributaries and in the Red River of the
North. Inside of two hours Pireident
McKinley's special message, bettiug
forth the urgent need of help for the
'llood sufferers, was read in both House
.'and Senate, the resolution una,ni-
muu.Nly adopted, signed by the Presi-
dent, and the money made available
for present use.
-. For the first- time, excepting Sun-
ia' course, Arlice" the f6ucth- of
lia hlic White Hou.se is free from a
crowd of office seekers. It is 't free
because the oflicesekers have gone.
away, but because the. President has
goue down the Potomac. river on the
United States .steamn-hbip Dolphin for
two or three days' rest. Seeing a-
th-na..and or more persons every day i.s
calculated to worry the stru.nge-t man
into a niervotsi wreck, and that is
abonit what Mr. McKinley has beeij
doing tight along.
Speaker Reed surprised the House
and the public by making a speech
purporting to explain why lie had not,
appointed the House cuniluittees. He:
said. in effect, that the time had been
--too short for him to become well
euaaulgh acquainted with the 150 new
nienmbers to give them proper couniit-
tee a-siignmeint-. and that he wat fol-
lowing a precedent made by the late
James G. Blaine at a suiilar extra
se- o i of CoiLyres%. He als4 sailed'
that he would welcome any action by.
the fHoni-c if at any time he was not
eCii ring out its rw.hes. Thi' wa,,
,tlrnowiiig d tni thle gauntlet to his
critics. sure e.auugli. but after all it
" %a, inircly statiiig fact, ;a, they arc..
It'i< the ,iiitjciity of the Houn-c thai
ha4 conuic-.cu the great authority
wielded by the spehilker, and it is
alvwas in the poMcer of the majority,
tci retail that authrit y.
Th. Senate lost in, time in confirm-
ing tle nomination of Honi. Benjaminc
Butteiw.a'th to I-e Coluiliii,..ialer of
Patent.. and. that ,a' not strange, as
it i, pribable that with the cxcclptionr I
of -L~el1d ci the iLLw ,vne- eveCy N eia-
t.'a i- hi'i pir-,,nal irieiid. l'cw men,,
are bLcttet knluown in Wa,-hingtot 'i and
c.iii .r 'acI ,ttL liked than Mr. Buitter-
..'itli. !LC ing hi-, l.g'i -ci vice in the.
ll..ii *e hte h.ide ci,' e aciani -. alili.ni il11
lie never c .i" an opp ,. .iti t. -t--ii
up for his. conviction,, political and Scientific Money. ments and by combinations of
otherwise. From the sver Kn-it.Wat.hman very rich men who held the
The unprejudiced individual cair bonded iidebtednessof theLworld,
extract considerable aniusenment from We are pleased to note that nde etrested in -making
the talk of the democrats and republi- large number of our exchanges .and whe-are interested in making
cans about the news from the munici- believe that Aristotle was right money dear, to .the .end that the
pal elections held this week in Ohiosaid that money bonds they hold ,may command
and elsewhere. The republicans pooh- h o the greatest possible amount of
pooh the whole matter as merely local, the creation of law. But some the geaIest pos e t of
while the democrats inmst that the re- of "them, after having reached the serves of producers to oh-
turns indicate a great change in pub- the. truth as to what money is, tain gold ic:r their payment
lic sentiment since the presidential draw strange conclusions. la It may..be asked, if the material
election and the certain return of their order to make the law operative upon which money is stampdd
-party to power a.s fa.,t aa elections are order to ak the law operative makes nb differed, why we ad-
held., it is Uecessarv that the will of -the makes b difference, why we ad-
There are men, u.ually well in- law-giver shall be recorded in voca-te the remonetieat.cm of sil-
formed, who say that the Cuban de- some convenient wav. It has al- veT? We ans'weT that silver :has
bate in the Senate on the resolution ways been necessary in civilized been used for that purpose from
requesting the Presiden to prevent go-ernments time immemorial, and making
the killing of General Riviera, now a e s has been .educated.toT eg-ad -it-as
prisoner in the hands of the Spanih, the las passed or -ordained by for a money
which was adopted, and on the joint the governing power. 'Statutes pecar a ted tor a moer
resolution for the recognition of Cuban and books oft" reports of tlie decis- meta-, and a vast number who
belligerency, which i, pending, wa1 ions of the courts. are the records have .nof investigated the subject
uot started so much to help Cuba as it of ,the.great body of our laws. A look upon the metal itself as
was to try to "get even" with Speaker mooe the Same ai thev o gasold
Reed for-having adopted the do-noth- stafip or superscription on some roncethe same as they s gold.
ing prograit fur the House. which material, is as necessary to show
promi.-es to nmace delay on the tariff that thle:law'has made it a dollar," wol ethan double the quan-
bill by the Senate .o glaringly con- or some other denomination of tt of lateral which may be
spicuons. They think it would be pay-is to write or print tape s.money. It is true
ing Mr. Reed back in li.- own coin to is to rt o that it ap frequeBtly happened
thive the Cuban synipathizers of the statute for te information of all that it that there enedot
cuuntry'huld him re-,pouiible for the concerned. The uniform practice that there eeot
failure of legislation in behalf of for thousands of years of stamp- enough Ithe two metals co-
Cuba, and they know that the beltig ure nd etters upon gold bined, and the adherencedtothese
b.ne figures and letters upon gold
ereency.resolution. caht- be gortq, o' commodities aliie s plungdd
tnrtgigh thetloioaseyiuaiizio co- -" .. ..., .. .titthat it has ben e ib.-.g___g
.eat, aid that there i. no other Way tustomnar to indicate the will of we..e exhausted.
for it to get through iii the absence of the law-giver byf that method. So the mies were exhausted.
i tBut gold amd silver have one
a committee to report it. The Riviera far -ms the monev itself is con-
i.T R advantage, and one only.. If the
resolution is regarded as merely bun- corned, the material bearing" the advantage and tie only- If the
come, because it is under.-to,,d that th s.oerein ines,sLupply a sufficient quantity
before it ais offered the Spanish min- mp when both metals arC .used, it
iater had told Secretary Sherman that will of the government is quite wlde out of the power of Je-
Riviera would nut be executed. itlinmterial. For all practical o so to contract the cur-
Every new-paper nman in Washing- purposes it may be stamped upon
tun is glad that Mr. Thc,.d.,re Ro,o.,e- metal or paper. The fact that renyas to ruin the people. If
velt. called among the boys "Our metals have other uses besides paper or some other material
T"edtjy," is coming back. He is tu be which could be obtained in an---
As..istant Secretary of the Navy: hut nioney is no recommendation ot limit quantities was us-d- it
aou matter what he i or where he i. he them for that purpo-e, because woul b necessary to fix asluni-
i, always a good "c.,plr-inaker," and they are liable to be melted up tatin i.v' 'pi- fbe vtheie -
coneqnuetly is liked by newspaper and used in the arts and the --. tr. ,, up .o "... 1 -.
writers. Secretary Long, who ini.ttc volume of the currency coutract-mod. If h th ae lw-gets we .e
upon having Mr. Roosevelt fr hi- e l wise an had cs(nc rule to lnuide
a,.istait., ni-'y not be so glad or hi, -' in that w This is that paper
ttemn-on9 can doubt that papc
1ucce-, in getting him a few u,n rth. principal objection to gold and rid@teetter mcnonet than pold
trum this time as now, if those who silver.r e r o b 'g
kn.cw the two men well are n.t mi- It may be asked if any conve- ver, or both, because such
taken i: .'ayving that Mr. R.'.,eCvelt i ient material would answer all mone'- would not be useful for
much tne ablest. However, it i., nio other purposes. There is a crite-
Hinew tlinii fr f ien to have their suie- thle purposes upon which to stamp i re
iiors in brain-- and ability for .aubIIri.i teC 1; lw which Inakeb it tuone-., ron an infallible 1aue, of the
united. and will not necessarily nmake wh\v is not g'-old the best for that r lume of money. Stabi
ut,,it, ol pras is the end and aim of
trouble. purpose? We freely admit that ity of pri s is the end and aim .
.,-,,s. monetary science, and a sufficient
During March the exce., ,,f goveru- gold is very good for that pur- a int
aleat r cciptN ,v.r e.le,,,litire. wa- pose, .and mi ht be the best but quantity of money to maintain
is.743.72S. for the fact that it is melted up sta of prices is pr
Aa.ociate Justice Stephen J. Field. and used for othcr purposes; and properaimount. We realize that
of the Uciite.i Stat -s s.Ur.anii c-'urt. i t is impracticable at present to
n.)'Lv.wiLt tandin that objection I
prupoe-,, it is said, t. retir- from the htad object discard old and silver, and adopt
o-old answer the purpose for coiusilver, and adopt
.ench Jul i1. n e paper, and propcrl.- regulate tha
Guld coi iag ,Ihirin air March ain-.cunt- nioc-v and no great tinconve- ;
cd t, 13.770,9A.1, while 1.-li..2,.. .Li\r nie-ncc rcsuLlt, from it- use except -quently we r -
,. .,1rs "%ere truck oft.. i scarcitv. her n t no Iti pose to dl, thi- e:t best thln-,, an 1
The stateniciat of the public deI bt .. that is to. refuse to allow thc
si.n-etd on the I t -h.-ns that the debt volume of mnmaintain the to be rcbguhlttcdl
decreased iSd.,j234 hducrig the m..,t, the civilized world as a circulat- l thme ofne omin li o'.b W
,.f Mac "i. Thl c h halahtce ill t ihe Ing mndiurn; and, besides, the-
tre. ,urv wa- .'.'.2T' .7: 9. totl Iadvo te an ,ii.n ldit rctitr.i Lt
r', h'- l .t ..h Hait thtreal mas of th1 coniin-tlitv gold adote tn l t____ _
td ,t. .- ti t ;':. i.ull hdla c.- in Iti e '", l -
tr...c,,i. 2 .i ..tu it t l,. I -i 96: 2 i. i- alr, ady i o.-.:i. 'p->ized \i' g v rni- ciNTi. i L o U O. rEojI.T' i '.GEi .]
Leor) Cour)ty Jour)al
PL ILiii.D E -i. i t i ).L4 .
W. D. RA.DFORD, Ej.tur and Proprietor.
P. 0. SMITH. Bu-ines, Manager.
Lakte Hall, Leon Couuty, FIn.
OUR MOTTO: Down witb Gold
and Up.with Humanity.
Eniit,;.. .i it L pu IiunC,! a. I:i.e L all, :,ii
second l.1l:, aIL.il n1 ter.
One Year .n Advance. .. ....50 Certs.
Six M'.ntns. ... .... .... ... .25 Cents.
lilit.-. I[ 1 I M. I 3 M I \r.
.1'i f .4' i 1 I 2"l 2 4." t 4 ?'
n. .u) .s'- 2.4-l -4. "j ..'i'4
''hbree .0 1.2,'l .01 T..2l 1 4.4"
I" t l .'.n' 4.',) '1.' 4i''.2-'
F" "... .5j 2.'U 4.1.) 12.. 24.ljU
S .*, 2..-Kl 7.20 14.4-" 21 '
beven. .7- 1to0 M .W4 i;,..O 3J.,"
U Ih .i i 3.. 9<.ut 19.21)0 ..4 .
Nine. 2.1'i j u 1i.S'. 21 I ti 4-' 2-'
rell .. 1.'ii 4.,'s 12.d) 24.1") 48.,'4
SEl.. c n I .lu 4.4._ 13.2 ) 2'..4'J 1 '.
T'-leuIe I 4 .;,iJ 14u s .w 57a g.wo
NOTICE 1TO0 ADVERTISERS AND
Tr.aisient lvertisnientes Tnuat be paid for ins
WeV r-serve tie right to rijectall objectionable
if i o note let itus know )our old, aid nc!
a lilrite s piiil.', u riti. ll. -'
We oiler Ii per cent discnnunt on all advertise-
niL-nit ni.ik .ig uEor oue coluinil..
Preleried pusit.on.is ill be advanced 15 lies
cult on rt-u l.ir ad ve'rtisin r-ates.
Sutscrib.er will obl;re us bj notifying sllts
oui 'ceit al i.tilure to receive thlieir paper.
Limit ..r t-usi.nes nuoti. i, cents per Ine lirs l
ihs1criioIl, e'.ch sii b eq tle lll. nlii iirij1, 3 citt la i-Ce
Neilho lil discuMljitlue ad u-erLinUiiicins m ist be
rece'Veld tu, we ekI iu idanc ur, or partie., UIi 6.
cliaredl ir erich i.itnertiun iner-ruimnini da.l-.
.A11 hltters to tllhi ffice I iinuR lIe .addreassc.J lu
U ttnLC. JoAdrit)ol,
- ,Lke. ia FMla.R
. FRIDAY. APRIL 16. 1P97.
We b6ast of our great and free
republic. .Well, it i great, but
the people are ntt. free.-- Our
boasted statesmen have been the
lickspittles, and- tools, of foreign
"*--*. '.',i ,- ." 'y "
SI.nsead'if- having_ an American
A r. X .- ', fr". ":. "i .- - )
.;wpolc\ Vwe.ia.\.Ct^etded, to the im-
portunt tie-o EuTopeai.sh.Jock.
.Inste M 0aki ni ot oui' mone
we biya rkoAwed l .:ti nur---pt9)o-
ductive capacity will'tot pay tl e
interest.' Take all of otur cotton,
-corn, hay, oats, wheat, tobacco'
and live stock aud it will'not paiv
the interest upon our foreign in-
debtedness, and our country is
being rapidly filled with tramnps
and paupers. All. values have
fallen fully one-lialf.-nothinLr.
pays. All business is a failure
save the oflicera' salaries; this
and, the interest upon' mortgagee,
is punctually collected.
Our people are toiling to feed
the paupers of Europe while fast
becoming panpurs themselves.
Shylocks and plutocracyV have
integrity at the h,:ad of our rgov-=
itnment the people- wild n,,t to-
day be iu debt, the ,overnineut
would not Ibe in debt, and we
would all these years of hardship
:ind business stagnation have had
For w hat purpose .have we a
,ovLrnlni]ct? It was. organized
and instituted for the benefit of
the people, not to harrass wind re-
duce them to poverty ; not for the
purpose of joining with European
nations to ruin and oppress them.
Our governme-nt should have fur-
nished every dollar that has been
borrowed from Europe, and today
.a duty of ten per cent should be
laid upon all money borrowed
from abroad. It is a huge curse.
It prevents our own people from
relying upon their own resource.-,
and the government front doing-
its duty in furnishing money to
the people. Greenbacks could ind
should have built our railroads,
made all of our improvements.
and Turuished all the money
wanted by cities, counties, state-
or corporations. Not one dollar'
should have ever been borrowed.
But, after borrowing uitil ve
can't pay the interest, to. say
nothing of the principal, then the
government is betrayed into ide-
stroying' one half its -means' of
payng g; bDetravedflntoleAstfronvi nV
pne half of all our property; be-
trayed into destroying the gre:'-r
.est interest we possessed. Wec
being the greatest silver-pro-
duciigg uatioun in the. world, our
government. is betrayed into de-
stroyin. g that interest; and' iyt,
it is stran.-te we cannot get honest
men enong'h into Congress to)
tectify the -"rcut wrong' .
SEiu'ope.has millions of paupers
to fc, d. If she can induce us to
demonetiy.e silver she can compel
us to feed them without cost to
them. She can pay $300,000;000O
annually.to corrupt our press andi
statesmen, and theih make ful:y
il,000,000,0'.i0 annually in the
transaction., 'Yet our people can-
not see it; they are blinded with
the cry of ".-ound tliouene" "'hi.-
est dollar," and '".ilvur -arr.)n."
just '.s though a "'silver barro'n"
was not a-'. ag'iod as a t",old b;ar- .
ron," and i 'ith th.e further cry of
"national i. ',.nr," .the "credit of
the country," etc. 'u. h I>ot can
Lool none but the i;;norant. Our
lin:incial leg'i.-atiou is a disgrace. ,
We have become th0 laughing
.,tnck of other natitn-. I, tiera
no stopping place? All the. credit,
? l u I ...: '
made planythiligs find toys of our
untionally or otherwise, we pos- t
ats t ge curse- I
dized pre-s prevents the trutli F nothing- less. ri, .' i.i olice.anild : well-dcfiied
.. ,. .' .: A.e ic.au- -o'licv tlia'.. w ill ,.in and I
reaching the people, who cannot We don t want any credit. Our r i .t-a -. -
.- I _hat re-}.wct abr.,ad thaL ,, r ut-,-
see nor comprehend it. govcrimnin.t should-lay a tax of 10 till,.d i, as a fir..t-clas- pw'r. ""Do -u
With statcninen of -li.esty anid per c t. ..upun e\er dollar of witi go.ld a-.d ) up viilt !iu:n:i-.;." _'
foreign capital invested in this
country an]d drive it all ,ti.t; we
don't nei.d it. We want l1at
money of gold, silver, nickel and
paper, furnished by our own gov--
erifinent, and all interest paid .Jo.
g'o to the government aud thus to
the people. Then we would l_;b
prosperous, and happy; not the
slaves of plutocracy and foreign
shylocks. who are plotting the.
destruction of our institutions.
"'Eternal vi-ilauce is the price of
liberty;" but Withl all our vigi-
.lance and care pliitocracy tod:y ,
rules everything from the Prest-
*lent dowli to the lowest constable
in the land aud dictates all legis-
lationri often the decisions-of our
courts of pretended justice.
Why does plutocracy advocate
the gold standard? Because they-
have and can easily corner it, 'and
thus ruin the people- and make
tlcin-slaves. But with silver and
free coinage they could not corner
it, and we wopld possess some lit-
tle-sllow for liberty and indepen-
T hen, again, if we had no
ntmoney but gold theykhow that
it would require a large amount
of paper to givee the people suffi-
ilot, money for banking pur-
poses. aud-the .think. that thAey-
hi.,iditng the-, only basv for -bank-
"1fi y.-ttitliey coIi.lu i-.ue per'pL ha iOs 100
t-.Sl and loud the country wiith bank
;,:tper from which they cuuld draw itt-
'*r'-it, th us giettiuK' iitere.t U|I1L ,li(U
:intead Jf SI. But it we used i1lvei
there would be but one ha:lf the call
for gold, as .silver. would lie fully an.
trood material for bankiig tip.,r a.
ev.erythi, g "hIs- way:. -jJ'l.i .whlIle
-ihcnie of tryirig tu force ouir i.e iple
to a gold 9 a i', w.a coiiciv-ced by a &,t
-if a., unpriniipled ra.,eals ;and 'cunit-
rcl.-.-as ever ciri'.d humanity.. It ..I.-
jet >and deIire i. to eualave the lie.,-
:,Ie and destri'joutr Kgovernment. and
they Vhave well zii-ii succeeded-ti their
piirpoe. The pcu-ple want to btndi
:hii que.%ti'izt careful y ad thouglit-
ifully or-they are ninctd. '-'Put wUinc
')tit Aiericanes ou- gi;turd.". See to it "
that no gold bug ever gets' ani ofi;e ut
.illy kind. Scied inu mre of them to
the United State, Senate. Don't say
-"tjrdbuii Demlucrat." There i1 mo
.uch tibhng as .'-G.,;dnuIg DeUii-crat.'" -
N,'mrgoldbug i- a Demuj.:i at. aud neve
TIt. He i- a inug'VI.iai1, Republicau- (
t droue in& the huinain hive wa.itilIg to
live upiun the laibur tf others. Kick
hlim uit. Thiey are educated aid
,:huliled in dec-.:ptilf. V'hile seekingg
,ir'ce: it i- the "dear pj'o.ple;" but after
elected "The people be danjiiid'" Yui,
c4 "'t tiru-.t then. BI.:i H-rrini, Fu--
er. Clevclaid an;d Carli-sle -co.t thi,
euu.itry fully as m.uch a tlie civil iwaa
:ti.'t. and GolCey di-graced us i:. their
rlirilatiOn of :ll Ih,,tic t n>ln; and-
here arc si.)ne iin o~n1cI t-day that will
tr .am .'iat.lii,'. Th. pe plile" want
LAKE 1A LL, F LA,.,;
A r'rrrOIT Y Y .\RS SOF PR.. .
L i.e-aiid devoted Cliui,-lt ,tudi. of
the e.L'le lc.Iid cu.dliilol uf tie flu .il n .i
Sstemn. while suffering fronLdls eae.,
his reir.-J hooui ilr:ac.ice and devTites
is hIi lnitte iio ..h L'tl dull ilt r f "l JI I
juitl.v c'-lebr.nted Spe i. for th -
speedj and ikerui menit cure or such
d,.ea.e,. as Ii Is n:e study anll yritne
taulih, hIti to ..uicce.sfully tri.t.. The
c.miubitu.tti.ul oi Lis ipo'ciiC.' areli Ol I ., 0 1
dil.'c.erts. anld uillrnllhu to oilierpatlh .
t.Ilu str, aud art', of e red ao the pblic. .-
winh the tuntoi c,.lofijui,.L: LU 'their .i'r-- .
S alld effi c.r. -
Has prepared and always on
hand for sale
MIIala -ria,' .
Chills and Fe very :-
hIeoiatsi "'"ia -,
H -,.. at .. .
Fun4i of Stomach,.
SKidner Com pai nts,
atarrh of Bladder,"
Die. s., r ..ve
i"t rhnatV.i ,:.." a -.-
T. .. "' .' '
L. .C 1 t E
Miscclcancoub A.dvertl ementu..
CUSTOM MADE SUITS
Shipped C. 0. D.-Z,... -,,
-ia'" .TurownguoiL9 us md mlie ouh libiti'
i iiicriliiiijii, i lld I ian ii. nll1 ..X4?ihitU .
3lto aiL..toii guamn t e.iL Ju&IUy can-
7; Diiiot ibe t,:rpa -ad .-.
Express PrepaidLt" um
fbi ed fur (till lire of isam'le'. ce. t oior.i
j r e. i -.atnrcnieiit ilanti-. aith III rni-a-
5ri T PT. T. tPRBi TAIP lf ?
THONS L AK N. ent. La. Hall, Fa.
-Wan-n Idea a
' t I llC Uill lULw thjlut lupairut?
-- rotrect iur itk'n : theo y m bring lju wealb.
S 'Wrilt,. JOfN W IlcUiniC RN & CO.. Patent Altor.
bsya. Wair.mni=a ii= I.'. .(r.r heir Stl.i prirm oaffir
and new )is opueithouadinvalTtlonas wanltd.
A. j. FiSH,
-.. A '
And also dealer in all kLnd of
all kiryd of..
_ NI-OLI1 Ii-IT b.CI
--Will be furnished on shorLt notice.
ST ihaa-nsce. Florida.
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A. -. 1-- .
I. I.: -i N--
ti: I-atos Juctr nflc .I
i' l -:" nh.r a tl iriii-i yJic .'*' r, iin. uiiably
we -.V. J.A r c', 'I i- U.k,
it tl." "" r E l
C; ..'.1 ,_ s .^ 1
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L- -.LAIE.,_.LL,- IF LA.
Items of lutrer t Cuncerning L.ke H.JI- and'.'
Ouite a numberof visitors have betu
out ,to Lake Hall this week.
Wiih. Jurdan stopped over here rTue-
day light 4,n his way to the beach f*..r
a load of tish.
-. .The Lake Hall colored school itlrs.
Kniglit, teacher,) will have it, e.aniii-
nation tuda y. It is proposed to Iha-re a
dinner on the ground, and at night a
May-pole da nce.
B. D. Fairbanks can aling more
mortar than any man in this ,ectiou..
and the best of it is he does a g.,l
jo.:.b. Ben doesn't think he.would make
a good constable, but when it come -to'
all-'round work he'- right iu it.
,Co.ntalle Willis arrested Philip
Griffin Tuesday on a warrant awo'rn;
ont by Silco Scipeo, charging Griffin
with rising threatening and abrnive
1 Language. He wan taken before Jut-
tice Craig, who set the hearing for
Thursday. the 22nd,
It i- %aid that a movement is being
made to start a pickle factory in Tal-
1 ilassee. This -oiild'be a Kreat ad-
vantage to our farmers, and it is-time
that we had our own canneries, pickle
fact.nies, etc.. instead of having an
ecurbitant freight to pay on sucb
thicigs when we can 'produce a better
article at h.-mne.
B. R. Kelley !isitid Tallahaiee last
Friday to 'hear Mr. 'Bryan'a siceech.
H'creimniued several day, anti ou hi.n
"reitnr last Mulndlay ftinad that thieive,
had entered lhi, place antl cIarficc
away a iargh b''ske"t filid'- ith leaf
tobacco. They iLlo filled several larte
bottles with tine vinegar, not eycyn
leaving the lead faucet. He avys li:;
has a very good clew am to who did tue
.,tealing, and it is probable arre-tsl
m ir I'.ili w.
Mr. Merrell, a ,gentlenian of wealtih
aiid leCi.'Lur frolii Deninii, Texas., vi'-
ited Lake Hall Tuesday, with a .c>m--
plete Nimrod untl't...seeking for a tell-
pounid trout. Well, lie got ,evTen title
oues but did not get a ten pounder.
uint John Bennett did. and laid it on
the shore while seekln" another, ASil
while .Johlt" back was turned an old,
*iazor-back sow C.jSilinsed the inlh.
Well. John, that.w-lasl. hgish; yes, mre l
We were not f.,rtuniate enri.igh to
',hear Mr. Brani's speech lin Tallsh.as-'
ee last- Friday eveniing, but from the
*ep-lrts of niany fruoic this -neighbor-
.i.ld who did it niost certainly wals a
ciastcrlv effort. Mr. Brtan has1 the
happy faculty of speaking in a nmiin-
ier that the average person can n1l-
IcrstiLrld, acld. better still, what he
iAys- has the sta;nils uf honesty. IJU
.peech. .ve arc sure, wil. be pirductive
if mitch guod.'
In Town On Saturday..
But we think we shall in future take
,snIc other day to visit TIllahassee.
I..l S.ttiuircay the street, and every
nook cind cornier are rtll' lr neni rru-
meni and children, each one gilnawilig
to t-ile fullest extent of their abilitr,
and each -ih e seemed i nimensely happy.
ill his ur her -.sM peri -r. ta.t. iniclli-
gereC, ..liri'ewditne- or ,simartn i.
Every sal.rioi Wia killed; .siome diin.-
ing, and ioilm e that .had evi'lentli'
drailk before. T il, Jin. John arnd Jr'.
i\',L-e c c te, d;,ig thi t it wa- no.v'
**Sa--ii'- trcat." Well, \we thlin-ht in
tile .language of th. great Ameri'can
F b.) it r.n all tbh diffcTi:i .- lar.
.'.g "i\\ ="-,* .'il djiiiki-:`' ,L^L !,.:.d ia'ruv:%
'Fil ". IJ.' J ..'1" ii a litccw .- iillt\ '. r .ilt It,- b..Ih .
Y. I a druTnk l *.it iI n] U eit L r uJ a c.l'...
,. ., S ;, mbeen Ll. : I, tH- m. t,-:(- I
l'hi Lt iL Lr S'it, IIle i f lithei 'Ti Lt ii t1. :
.1Al1 l dr- l I ix tr l.*- 111, i,i aty L. :'i'l -'itiL.
.' I ofi tn I i r_\ unrr tb,'T ly-J Uaive lent I
[ 'ii.t lghL. !llnir lie ,dj- i.re. c.-er tul thr l,' .
SiL -alc I'L'ht cli. de Lc ,_-LUgbz :' a ,J ,i l' c '
H.ld i. a'h dr-i'k aln'ce lunJ i e t. i r ',. LiJ 4'iiii- r
Alld ii all L', rLL-i i : .--LU see -W, ] I* .i;
Ar 1'. il l1 ; ,.t.: l. ul ,I Ul i b10 lift',' L Tir L
I 'ir" hi l iite '" ir "ix ['! iL .w'i -nc si.'i,-'" i
Yet we 1...v% to see p',.e e i:ippy.
They we.ie f...llowing S..J-,u.,n'.- ad-
,ice, jpeiudiug their mn-jey tfur ii hat-
4,iev-er their ,soul. desired. 'Ve like
vanity. If all people aere alike this
world would be -.so dull that we would"
."'L -it umin- .ir- illju 'li chli.tl did-run
Malakin.I fr-.,mi -rr o..ul.l ivertuxtr'-n
'Black Creek Items.
Sp-c'ial IoTrCi.i-.iuai.nr:. ,r tile j c! ii.' S -
"Ve are atill having tLdds of rain..
The creeks and poads are higher than
.vere ever before I uowa in l.i,
Real Ecate oi'ar.sJi
100o Acres of Land,.
a- fine residence,
and 2,6000 fruit
trees, all bearing.
Tis P Iace will bte sol. for
.count:,. If it coitinuet-i to raiu tile
farm oer will not raise much grain i:.1' -. -.
iytbincg else. $2,000 Cosh, bala ce to
.' r. W. H. Buruev and Miss Litta .
Smith, both of Miic.ukic., w SUlit P.rchae:.
claietly; I, marridl un te 25th uiltitic:..
,We wish then success.
..-.Mr. C. L. J,'hn n, o. If Centrville,.
and Mi-' Ella Smith, .., PFl.,d. wtre \- infoir. ti Ae -re'd
married last WedL-l-da .-, the 7th 1:- i A On-atio. desired
,tarit. We wi,h them a lng. haprpv L r ilaed
Snd pr.:.p'rouL, life. l til furnshed -.U *
..tr-. Emma Bin l r'icley untic t. S ''-
i.ti t i L h e "itr I .s W J. J .n -
-son., in re.* d-ys, and liutci.,-,-'d_ D r,- .~ ~ orI
i.iliulij a we':-k or mnor,2. -VWe trly .- -.
Tlr:', -lice will have a plem-aint vi-it. L. ,. AKE...ALI,. FLF .
M.,-I- ,. II. C., F IH. anr J. .P. il- .
ling i;.,cy and E. F. aid V'. C. J...-i' ,' .
iveoe vi.it..-i i to the capital cit-i FJL.v [-E Ei-S
iLld remained to' har MI. iIyiT i'et ,: '
i^|iecll -h the Gllny ,L -.-. .- ti- V
li.h.e his --p;c, ..pend il i. ,* a'T th I opy Q
i,- d bun ,, if aly went ui t to hnar .
r'.; i,.ar ar- ,. ". C S S
i ll. ,,,, tL : "" L Le v -_ r.
A i I. 0 ll .' .i l ic I t i l i l .' IL- it r
rtit- tiiiiici.I'C i. r.i i .i ii 1 iii. ;rin>r-- lik I|'L>I
..rn, i.i ru1 on rolinunt .-nd monI-i
c,,r,,pi.. ...c ,l r ..r...... r.r ',,,i .. ... B utler's. P a ten t -
i:1;_'s ilh- l.1 '. .
[i ]U-I.'i.' c tl''i .- -*c .ir .1 I nr.tt l l .il. N-
-. .-.* .,'enquentograph.
It .eeier that tlicii!..'i are ut ot jl t '
l I I I ...,.. .
i,. by the thou-aid,: il, A-fci;a the f O Opris
,attl,: .ac-t d',iing L.. the niilii.s trr
. Ai ile c i cikinli" th u l-'. d i' .i'i.. ti .. i i--iuac l t'i l -L n
tlite bl,.i J ,. lai -httr- _d christiai ns; ill ,, -- .
CuL'ai and the Phillhipie I.i-,ladlid the -
lcFt blo .d ot the lAIl,,anld in ..ur, own I'i i 'p e so lJ -
a o r.
Aierica I,..inks atre br-'eaking, faCtoi 11.7' '. .f0r '
-hiltlinc c downic anl tiluU.an,.- J r 'cr
,ea..hli:ci, i, vain f..t employ .lrnt, Shc -l ,cinmiiSiOir2S,
w while t .t t-cl ac ,- i e t velnd ing i n-w a cit. c,
e, ..tar;lalce aidi ii-..ii"ti.. L e ,
T. 1 1 Fc r F c 1-- I.'tl : S o .i l
ST h, Jcin.::;i reLtctc,! t. i. k-t "ir -- -. 0-1-7r -. -
E is ,cci in .. thi; -.:e:i. We air ""'r ir Ir'T A,-'-
.E, -v l -i i ii -t' ,i)n S.tal ,- "i I -" -.. '- -' '. '2 .....,'- -
. ... -: --- i "! .- -- 't .. .*. u-. .. -.. -
n -- .,
Lake Mall Directory.
Nor: r 14.
1 ci d s. IL''. .|I TI. w.l.
Fer'oM Th,',masrlle ever; 'M o.N'na,. WLD'-t.-
DA' a i l'f irt ',. at 4 P. m
WV. B. RPirorwn. P. M.
Secret Order Societies.
S' he regular c,,n\.>, lul l it Fluor;J.i R. A.
Ctper No. I. al1 be helix on the Secontl and
S- Ftritn. M, td.i)., o ach 11irIlh ail 7 o'cih.k
Regu:nlr 1oeeto eI L i JA.KkO LorG ot.
Nc. are head ,,n the r;rst a.,nd Thlinl Moi-
da i e.aclth mnoi t ,tr ,'.Ic-lc' P. M.- .
w. MI. McN c[ Oi, ..N '. S rei:ti-.
1. 0. 0. F.
The reguTar mer'ing. 0o LLiO L.:,rl r., No.
are litl, e'- rt TuedJav E.eting. it lle.i
L.,l, e i .c..m,n .ct 7 ,lcl'ik. All Unln -ers in
g i.,.I -ti c.ili' *Ire' inri'ilt 1 to ii iteni.
W. M. MNIrniahiM. N. G.
IT. T. FLKEI.E, R. "
Regtulnr nieeting; of Ancilla Encanrptuent.
No. 2. 'Lie held on the Fir-i and 'Thh'd Tncwdlryv
E% ,clnri. itf e tch month, at tlIeir Lfi-ge Pcln,
S' 'citk. All Pain.i rIhs it goari sksandling
ai.I invited oatteni. .
l. l.INTOSH, S, C. P.
W. H. CilANCE,'. Sl'ibe.
Knigbts of Hlonor.
Trllali.as-ee S.oae. No. 326. meet-' on Elie
Srcoilcd a'rnd I'lnrtbl Tui..lav E ellinga .if eai:
muidih ai tee Ma-onic Hili. "' -
JOi.JN Bl'.,ItiAijRnr. Diciator.
\-. H. CH.NCI.N\'. Reporter.
Knights of Pyltioas.
Cicero LuiLe", No. 1, K ioi P., nteets-cqery
Thir%,.div ECninqr in Ca.-itle Bail. VIsitiitt'
Ki ut.is '-re cordinllv in ied t1o attend.
J. M LL. C C.
R..1. J. Eass. K. R. .s 3.
,-Crq ig Bros.,
H'.il on,iand i lafe lot cb
Cabbage for Sale,
at thec'Lo,-st Alarket Price ._ ..
Lal=co T-iall, I-rle.
xV;, T,. Cog-aVwel 1,.
Notary Public -
O .eit. lar
Orfiie in Old Marine Bank* Bldding-.
Be3 raett & E-l-ail
'NI er-e k-a 1-i ts. t '
A Specialty ol Sotinthr FnIrist tl al.tLinds
161 WEST STFREET1,
1ewv .Yoirlc C ity"
BeFORE having yonr tenant holn.t bunil
B. D. FAIRBANKS
who 6 a;db prepared to do .ill kinds 6 BRICK
ir o r', .ttliitIi; to order,. a ld prices. ra.' ii
-alIL. iddiru.- 'cLAKiE tALL, I'LA.
I 's. I N'X A T,-SON,.
UsA FORo SAL 7
'T -1 boro-tzgl-IVzreCl
F egi st erei
Stock froin the celebrated Totmeutor.
sitain. Addre.s, Tallahansee. Fla.
... can hink
An.o. i. 114 e
Pmeit ,,nr lil'.; they -ic r rilng yon, w-allh.
Write JoIRN WtIMI>eKv RNc &(-.O Palent Attor
war.d, Wialitglri.n. r.. I'.. -r .tl S i l-.BO rire, offer
and DnW inLt Liuanotboitaud i.e-'Ctlou3awaUttild.
T. E JOURNAL;
S ytlbscril.. fto ..l:, 'u... a vear.
prices for an indefiuite period.
We do not want t to be under-
stood that v.'e would allow civili-
zation to perish for wantof money,
if both comm-odities, gold and sil-
ver, should give out or be lost
altogether. We believe that there
will be education aud intelligence
enough growing out of this con-
troversy to enable- the people to
retrulate the volume of money,'
whether they use metal money uor
paper money. The best money_
in the country is that mouey,
which is a full legal tender iou.
all debts, public and private; The
people must pay dcbts and taxes.-
and the money that is "clothed
with the monopoly of pirformin g,
these functions is the best money
in the country, and the valu,:
of each. dollar or each uuit of
m money will depend upon the nLamLfiUer
of dollars or nuits as compared witrt
poputlatiou arid bLlsi.ness. It is ot s-.
very material as to: the arnouniit -of
money in circilatici, but it is all-
iniportaut that theaniouut shall never
be diruitrlihed or unreasornably.v in-,
creased as compared with population,
and bttsiue-.s.', A decrease it .tlhe
v.,litine of moone'% ieani.us falling prices,
stagnation and want. A lightly ini-
creasiag volume lueans st.albility, proi-
per'itv and liappiican Wiheni civiliza-
ti cl w,..r s io it tihe-nlti:,ne prltblemil and
iniltkes iat'i'ney a sa ence, thlete need be
n retroBgresiorin or decay. Bnt as
lg...n a the inmuuiy volime is regulated
by the dealer-, in nirnmey, whose, iuter-
e.t is anlItaguiti-ic to ithe iutete-t ot
all other... 'la ic', depresi_.in, want
anti deea. will be iiie-itable.
S T HET G CHEA PEST
i'- Jo--IS nl. N-
Subsicriiion. *)L a icar,. Ii an.ir.ly
i- i .ll .i lce.
[coN r i:,i Er '. ri 1- :a -F I ,i ellaenc:.u AJr i rsAd lrt ement
tliC uSeSot o gi-thie c.uJpl:\-menlt a t t t "'-tt *
of the comm.,ditv silvr in con-
ncction with the -coimminodity vold.
.\e dJo not pretend to say that o
this automatic system, as it is
called, is a perfect system. but if fCi eatsand TrT.de-Marksoobtainedand al Pa-
0.-,[ llt.l,,jii conducIed for MoDrtn TI FEr ..
th(e mines continue productive e $OU Orricr ISOPPOITi U. S. pATINTOrricrr
-h C-1 l..- ',r patient in Ic-,s Luing Lhb Uluic
and furnish a sufficient supply, it .",r tircr.. r t h,,,atn
e- ed modi-l. drawing or phrto., with deicdri-
w'ill be as g od a aany ot'he-r ss.- I Cn. We ,'-.e, it patentable or nyt, Itce ut
1lrharg.e Our li.ce hot due till patent is secured.
tem. The prospects of the mines A P Bp hLT 'HooObtanr a.un"h
"* ,'-;, t 6,,:1iti, i the U. S. And ]orcign countries
now is pro.miiinw, and by the use Se irte, Address
of both metals the probability is C.A. SNOW & O J
that there will- be sufficient to ,PATENT OFr-cE. WASHINTO 0. C
maintain substantial stability of
Leon CounLy-lts. Advantages.
The lands of Leon county,
and especially those adjacent
t,, Lake Hall, are surely a
paradise for the farmer.
They are of a rich, sandy
nature, but in some portions
are considerably streaked
with a very productive dark
loam, which is well watered
and timbered. This land
yields abundantly in hay,
corn, rye,' oats, cotton,'su-
gar cane, sweet potatoes,
Irish potatoes, tomatoes,
and. all kids of vegetables,
rice, tobacco, figs, grapes,
pears, peaches, peanuts,.pe-
c-ans, mnelcons, and every other
fruit-except oranges- and
frtiits of the tropics.
ItL* the clainiif. the thrif-
tv and intelligent farmer that
the.e lands will. never wear
outit, being of an inexhausti-
ble nature, and those which
have been in cultivation for
irearly half a century ar:e
more productive-1 today thanI
ever, although n fertilizer o0
anyl description' is very sel-
donm Ltsed .
The Tallahassee hill coun-
t.- surroundingg Lbake Hall)
is rapidly being settled by
an extremely intelligent class
,iF Northern farmers. The
lands are cheap, the people
pro'sperotis, and all who de-
sire a good location, and
would -clast their lot with a
pushing, enterprising and
progressive people, should
cast th ir eve in the direc-
tion of thlese, fertile arid pro-
ductive uplands of Middle
1-leolthiest State in the Union.
Broad as may seem the
claim that Florida leads
ever,- other tate.ii the Un-
1.11, 1n point of healthful iess,
y.et it is ti-ite thatt in this re-
.gard the clitm-ite of Florida
stands pre--etninent; and it
may al-vo b asserted without
anyv, ar of -,uccessful refu=:
tati(n, that h.: enjoys re.at-
c-r fic,-:1 i: ftro.:i dli"Case (tif
Miacellsneous Advertisement. .
every nature aud the- cases '
that engender them, 'and that
her death rate is the smallest..
of any state in- the Union&. :
The mortality rate.of '.:he
United States-is 18 for-each
1,000 inhabitants. *The-av-.-
erage death rate for .the;
group of six Southern states,
namely: Alabama, Georgia,.,:
Carolina and Texas, -is_ 13.55
for each 1.000 populationn.
California is 15.50, and Col---
orado 13.25. while Florida's9
death rate is less than"7.30-'
for each 1,000 inhabitants,-"
or less than three-fourths of
1. per cent. Smallest mor- ;
talitv rate of any state in the- "
group above mentioned' is
11.50 per 1,000.-Goverdor-
Bloxham, in Manufacturers'.,-.
i Advice to Horoeseekers-..
In seeking a home in a.new
country do not purchase un-'.: :,
til you look around. and a's-.
certain that the- land Vou',
propose to purchase is sitiu-.'
ated where it will suit sol-
tdoi-e. There is-as ._much
difference in the location of.-
firius.as there is in city lot,:
You want your farming to con -
tain all -the essential-riequis-;;
ites of soil, -timbe-r, ..wate
and health;- these- t clings are -r
fit-st to consider.. Net,your
ftrni should be .upon ome-
'public road and.in -.a -g6o,d
n1eigihlorhood; near a post-
office and school and.a.sto6re-.
for supplies, so that:.,-y vi.lI'
not loose too mnich time ,run-
ning to market. You doi''t
wantt to be stuck. away oft..
back-of farms. where no one'
will ever pass your place6or.
see you, or where you .ill.
never see anyone.-- Couintr,;:
'life is lonesome at bsi; so
select a good place in a-gool
neighborhood, near 'a-post-.
office, upon soine public road"
and, if possible, near- thL.
center of t. neighboihod :
Our Tallahassee _gent..
E. L. Burdine,-drugg-ist, -.-
is the JOURNAL'1-. TallTh.ai-,4
see agent.. Call upon -,himn:
and get our ad'ertisihgnate "
Our advertising pa; s We :
have each week a leitter.i,-.
taining .all the. nes s in and
around Tlallitrssee, -fiurixsth *:
ed by special correspindent..-. '
Parties having- ial estate "
for sale i-iild ldw eitt.try
the Jo URNA.Lq,- ai aId vertis. -
infg iredium, as t lias-- lareg .
-.f eig c.. t. i '-- -