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Title: St. Andrews buoy
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Publisher: Emmons & Lynch
Place of Publication: St. Andrews Fla
Publication Date: June 4, 1896
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Washington -- Saint Andrews
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ST, ANDREWS BAY

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VOL. VI. ST. ANDREWS BAY, FLA., JUNE 4, 18968 NO.


OFFICIAL DIRECTORY,

UNITED STATES.
Senatoi--Hon. Sam'l Pasco, Monticello,
Hon Aflkinson Call, Jacksonviilc.
presentatives--st District, S. M Spark-
man, Tampa; 2d District, C. M.
Cooper, Jacksonvilie.
Land Office-Register, J. M. Barco; Re-
Receiver-N D Wainwright, Gainesville
STATE.
Governor-He ry L. Mitchell; Attorney
General Wm. B. Lamar; Secretary of
State; J. L. Jrawford; Comptroller, W.
D. Bloxham; Commissioner of Agricul-
ture, L. Wombwell; Superintendent
of Public Instruction, W, N. Sheats;
Treasurer, C. B. Cllins; Justice of Su-
preme Court, R. F. Taylor, Tallahassee.
U. S. SENATOR.
First District-Wilkinson Call, Jackson-
villo; second District, Samuel fPasco.
Monticello.
STATE SENATOR.


PUBLISHLeD B.Vi-Y iL MUi- ,y
One Dollar a Year in Advance.

WILLIAM A, EMMONS
Proprietor.
Display ad rates 50c per inch per month
Position and extraordinary condition
rates suhiect to sPtcial agreement.

To Washington County Demo-
crats.
As th is is the last edition of the
Buoy that will appear prior to the
county convention to be held in
Vernon, day after tomorrow, a few
remarks on its part to those who ex-
pect to be in attendance as delegates,
will probably not be ill-timed.
No other paper in the state, either


Twenty-fifth District-Alonzo w. Weeks, daily or weekly has the universal
Chipley.


WASHINGTON COUNTY.
Representative, J. R. Wells, Chipley,
County Judge, D. D. Melvin, Vernon;
Clerk of Court, County Clerk, Recorder
of Deeds, W. B. Lassitter, Vernon;
Sheriff, C. G. Allen, Chipley; Treasurer,
R. C. Horne, Chipley; Tax Collector, A.
Q. Jones, Vernon; Tax Assessor, A.
J. Gay, Grassy Point; Superintendent
of Public Instruction, W. L. Lockey;
Chipley; Surveyor, Thos. Collins, Chip-
ley.
ST. AN DREWS.
justice of the Peace, C. H. Crippen;
Notary Public, Deputy Circuit Court
Clerk. W. A. Emmons; School Super-
visor, R. F. Brackin; Post Master,Dr.
W. G. Mitchell.
HARRISON.
Postmistress, Mrs. Ellison.
PARKEJR.
?ostmistress, Annie R. Parker; Notary
Public, W. H. Parker.
PITSBURC.
?ostmaster, N. W. Pitts.
A NDERSON.
Postmaster, S. W. Anderson.
GAY.
Postmaster, Mrs. R. Gay.
BAY HEAD.
Postmaster, John Gainer.

CALHOUN COUNTY-CROMANTON.
notaries, E. Mosher, Frank Hoskins,
Postmaster, W. M. Cronman; Coun
ty Commissioner, H. M. Spicer
Deputy Clerk of Courts. S. T. Walkley


RELIGIOUS.
Methodist-Church cor. Washington ave
and Chestnut st-Rev. J. B. Miller,
pastor. Preaching at 11 a. m. and 7:30
p. m. every alternate Sunday.
Y. P. S C. E.-Prayer meeting at the
SPreslylerian church every Su dav niller
aI eon ait '3:30 o'clock. All Uil- invited.
Baptist-Church, corner of Wyomin
aven'i! and Cincinna i street. Ch re
conferer:- :i turday before first Sunday
at 4 p. m. Sunday school every Sunday at
10 a. m.
Seventh Day Baptist-Meets every Sat'
arday at 11 o'clock a. m., corner of Wood-
bine avenue and Bay View streets; prayerr
meeting same place every Friday evening
at 7:30.
Presbyterian-Church corner Loraine
avenue and Drake street.
catholic-Church corner Wyoming ave-
nue and Foster street.


THE MAILS.
East, west and north mail, via. Chipley de
parts every day except Sunday at 12:30
o'clock; arrives every day except Sun2
any at 12:00 p. m.
East Bay mail for Harrison, Cromanton,
Parker, Farmdale and Wetappo, leaves
St. Andrews going east every morning
at 7 o'clock and arrives, coming west
every afternoon at e o'clock.
North Bay (Anderson): Arrives at St.
Andrews every Monday,Wednesday and
Friday, a. m ; Returns to Anderson
same days at 1:30 p. m.
--

Parker Lodge No. 142,
A. -F. & A. M
Regular Communications on Satur-
day, on or before each full moon.
Visiting Brothers Fraternally
Invited.
W. H. PARKER W. M.
F. M. BOUTELLE, Secretary.


BUSINESS DIRECTORY

W. A. EMMONS,
Deputy Circuit Court Clerk and No-
tary Public for the State at Large; has
jurisdiction to administer oaths, take
afficavits, legalize ackuowledgments,
etc., anywhere in Florida. Special at-
tention given to land conveyances and
to marriage services. Office at the
BUOY Office, St. Andrews Bay.

DR. J. J. KESTER,
Homeopathic Physician and Ac-
coucher. Office Pioneer Drug Store,
corner of Shell avenue and Michi-
gan street,
St. Andrews, Florida

DR. W. 4. MITCHELL,
Proprietor East End Drug Store, of-
fers his professional services to the
citizens of St. Andrews Bay and
vicinity. Office at Drug Store.
Residence on Buenna Vista avenue
opposite old Florida Exchange.

W. H. PARKER,
Notary Public and Surveyor. Special at-
tention given to all Notarial business
also to the Drawing of Map's, Charts, etc
Parker. Fla

C. H. CRIPPEN.


Justice of the Peace.
Will attend promptly to all business de-
manding his attention within his juris-
diction. Office on Bayview street, one
block northeast of T C. Danford's
store. Rule days, First Monday in
each month.


interests of the democratic party
more profoundly at heart than has
'he buoY, and, it is this motive
alone, which prompts it to give ex-
pression to the few remarks, which
are contained in this article.
When that convention assembles
it will have, for the first time in
several years, the duty resting upor.
it, not alore to select and instruct
delegates to our state and district
conventions and to make county
nominations, but will also have the
duty upon itself tosend men who will
have a voice in selecting and instruct-
ing delegates to the national conven-
tionto be held in Chicago; who will in
tleir turn exercise an influence in
shaping the platform, wliich is to
lead the national party to victory or
defeat. as the case may be.
The first duty, of course, of that
convention will be to make suitable
nominatio:is for the various. county
offices, which, although they are of
minor importance, owing to the fact
that those nominees will be men who
are under the direct and individual
observation of most citizens of the
county, will be of great importance
to the many who are deeply interested
in the peaceable and amicable settle-
amert of leoal meters. ."'
But to state and national matters
they must pay particular attention,
as these questions aie piotean in
character, there is no portion of that
great. political body-democracy-
which they do not invade and mani-
fest the effect of their presence, be
it either for weal or woe, To which
issue they must give equally as much


The gentleman
successor to Hon.


HON. W. D. CHIPLEY,
toward whom the eyes of all Florida are turned
Wilkinson Call in the United Slates S','ate.


tion; which fact will relieve us from
going into detail therern.
But in termination it again urges
those loyal delegates to exercise care
and deliberation.


as the


A Competitor to Mr. Choate.
P. C. Fisher, a lawyer of Green
Cove Springs gets from the editor of
the Tampa Tribune a short item in
support of his candidacy Ifor attorney


Chipley Sure to Win. general.
Those. few papers which have for When it is taken into o ra-
the past few years been denouncing tin tat hardly a papcr in the state
Mr. Chipley are at last coming into other than theTribune and the paper
the told and realizing that they have of his own town ever make mention of
lost their fight. Could they have him he cannot be classed as in the race,
possessed any power of foresight they While Mr. Fisher may be a talented
would have seen long ago that that lawyer, he must this year arrive at the
conviction that he is not in the field and
they were merely fighting against should not permit his name to go before
eostiny the convention, for as a matter of fact
Yet what excuse can there possibly two candidates only have sufficient fol-
be (or any journal to pospe the -lecI lowing to be considered as wr-ettand
t .... tw-o ar-. W.(B. Iimar, thedi.,s-

tin,, of Mr: Ctiipley a a succe'stor tS ent incumbent and Mr. Choate, the
the retiring Senator Call? journalist and lawyer of Jacksonville,
The people have learned that con- and only one of these can hardly -


tinual opposition is not the correct
method in an august body of legisla-
tors like the United States senate;
but they desire to confer the honor of
membership upon some one who will
at least occasionally advocate some
measure introduced and supported by


attention as to the selection of men, a
ih h ~i~ itef de nute ih colleague.


the most rigid scrutiny.
And so forcibly realizing this con-
spicous fact, the BUOY beleives it to be
its duty to make short auxilary
mention.
There are, confronting the demo-
crats of the state at large, four promi-
nent and exhalted positions, to which
that party must select suitable men as
occupants; those offices are, that of
Governor, Attorney-General United
States Senator and Representative to
the lower branch of Congress, of course
there are others, but these are the four
in which the most responsibility lies,
so tothem should be paid particular
precision.
The nomination of Governor is vir-
tually conceded to Hon. W. D. Blox-
ham, a gentleman who will grace that
honor with a dignity which will reflect
pride upon the party. The next named
is that of Attorney-General. This posi-
tion is one in which all people anc.
voters who expect any legal proceed
ure are supremely interested, and
must consequently be filled by one
who knows and can exercise legaldis-
cretion. The gentleman to whom
the BUoY has made frequent refer-
ance, Chas. A. Choate, of Jackson-
ville, is, be it said with the utmost
veracity, the most fitted to fill that
position, of any one whose name has
appeared before the public gaze; hav-
ing had an experience of twenty years of
legal practice, and severalyears spent in
journalism, his ability cannot be ques-
tioned, and as far as private record is
concerned, none could say ought to
impgun him.
The election of U. S. Senator is
merely a fight between the people's
best interests, headed by Hon. W. D.
Chipley, and the kicking and object-
ing element, led on by a wild extremist
who has for some .years past dis-
graced Florida's intelligence by rep-
resenting her in that body, and that
individual's name is Wilkinson Call of
Jacksonville. So, little need be said
regarding it, merely rely upon the
common wisdom of the people, who
are, as whole intelligent.
The office of Member of the House
of Representative will probably fail to
the tried and found true, Hon. S. M.
Sparkman, at least all democrats trust
that it may.
Attention, moreover should be paid
to the instruction of delegates on the
financial question, to which the BUOY
has devoted columns for its ellucida-


As a sequence attention is at once
directed toward Hon. W. D. Chipley
of Pensacola as the logical candidate
and by the indications now manifest
he will have no opposition other than
that which naturally arises as the re-
sult of some personal friendship to
another would-be candidate.
Col. Chiple)'s election is assured
and his few opponents may as well
accept the ultimatum gracefully ar.d
contribute toward making his senato-
rial career a brilliant and successful
one.

Choate's Candidacy.
As the time draws near for the
state convention to c nvene at Ocala,
all those who are interested in any
particular nomination look forward
with suspense; and more especially
do the voters and friends ot Chas. A
Choate anticipate the approaching


considered as a probable candidrte be-
fore the convention at Ocala on the 16th,
and that individual is no other than Mr.
Choate.
So Mr. Fisher may as well content
himself with his legal practice at Green
Cove Springs and throw what little fol-
lowing he has to the nomination of
Choate and be content to see him the
choice of the convention and successful
at the election.
Don't your preference also run in the
same channel, fellow editors and politi-
cians? Give your brother journalist an
opportunity to demonstrate his marked
ability.

Cleveland Declines.
The statement has been given out
by some friend and close official asso-
ciate of President Cleveland to the
effect that, if he were to be tendered
the nomination at the Chicago con-
vention he would most positively de-
cline to accept it, and that no in-
ducement strong enough could be
brought to bear upon him to induce
him to alter his mind.
This practically removes any bar-
rier which may have obstructed the
path of the distinguished young
statesman, the Hon. Willim E. Rus-
sell of Massachusetts, and puts that


event with pleasure as there comes gentleman in the front rank as an


from all sides, strong indications of
hii nomination at the hand of his old
party friends.
Not alone, are his immediate
trieuds anxiously awaiting the ap-
proach of that day, but so are all


those who wish for a competent and
reliable aspirant his ambitions realiz-
ed, For nothing less is the gentleman
to whom this article refers.
Let all ihose who have the inter-
ests of the commonwealth at heart
go into the convention with the
avowed intention of securing the
nomination of attorney-genral for
Mr. Choate, t e faithful servant of
the people's mandates.

Minister Arraiga, of Guatemala, has
informed the Department of State that
a Central American exposition will be
held at Guatemala in Nueva, the capi-
tal of Guatemala, next year from March
15 to July 15. Though the exposition
is of a Central American and not of a
universal character, it will nevertheless
include a foreign section where the ex-
hibitors of other countries may show
their wares, and a cordial invitation is
extended by the Guatemalan govern-
ment to the citizens of the United States
to be represented.


available and eminently worthy can-
didate.
With Mr. Russell for a candidate
upon a sound currency platform, the
democratic party would, in spite of
.2 .1 ." I I I ..


A BUSINESS IN


GREAT WATERS,

By JULIAN OORBETT,
Author of "The Fall of Asgard," "Cophet-
ua XIII" and "For God and Gold."

[Copyright. 1895 by American Press Assoola*
tion.]
CONTINUEDD.]
'"Tere wasn't much amiss with the
last shot, let be how 'twill," said the
skipper. "There were a gunner invalid-
ed to the fort from Brest a week or two
back, and sure they won't be leaving
the like of him behind this day. Heave
her to, Ben."
"And now, Mr. Curtis," the skipper
continued as his order was sullenly
obeyed. "Now, 'tis for you to take com-
mand and get us out of the bogglement.
You be on secret service for the repub-
lic, I'm thinking, and you put to sea
this way for fear of spies, and you'll
want to know which of 'em it is has
taken Pitt's gold to stop 'ee. And as for
the lady and the young gentleman"-
"They must not be seen, "interrupted
Curtis. "I have arranged for them.
Have the goodness to get the heads
knocked out of those two casks. They
must come and hide there You will
tell them so."
While the hiding places were being
prepared with a briskness that contrast-
ed sharply with the way the lugger had
been hove to, the skipper, not a little
uneasy at being taken so promptly at
his word by Curtis, went back to the
cuddy. Lucile was sitting beside a bunk
on which her brother lay and holding
her hand.
"What was the matter?" she asked as
soon as the skipper appeared.
"Everything's the matter, miss," an-
swered Dunk lugubriously; "the fog's
the matter, for 'tis cleared; and the
guardboat's the matter; 'twill board us
in a quarter of an hour."
"Board us I" exclaimed Aymon, start-
ing up on his elbow. "My God I what
will become of me? Why don't you run?"
"Ask the wind, sir," answered the
skipper; 'tain't tobe done."
"What will become of me?" criedAy-
mon, sinking back on his pillow, while
Lucile bit her lip that Dunk should see
him so abject
"Take heart, sir, take heart," said
the skipper, resuming his natural cheer-
iness; "there's no call tobe afeard; we
be going to hide ye both i' the new wa-
ter casks."
"Hide '" cried Lucile, risia.. "No1 I
have b* Ld enough cf &ab --Z h4l6 no
more. '
"Them be Mr. Curtis' orders," said
Dunk.
"We aren't under Mr. Curtis'orders,"
she answered.
"Fegs, miss I You may besaying that
now,"' said the skipper, shaking his head
in sage resignation, "but you will be-
sooner or later."
She flushed up with indignation and
stared at the skipper with set lips.
"Massy, miss," he went on in his
coaxing tone, "I know young leddies
should have their way-a deal of it, too,
when they're handsome ones, like you,
my lady-but just this once I'm think-
ing 'tis better to do 'cording as he says;
'tis no more than we be all doing this
day."
"Tell the gentleman," said Lucile in
a firm voice, "I will not hide."
She was resolved to make a stand
against his domination. "Under his or-
ders-sooner or later." The idea was
already haunting her.
"Why will you be so proud, Lucile?"
whined Aymon. 'Tis madness to think
of resistance. You must come out and
hide as the man says He knows best."
So it had to be done. She came out
with a brave attempt to save her dig-
nity, holding herself erect and returning
Curtis' reverential bow with a proud in-
clination of her head.
"I must ask you to stoop," said Cur-
tis, "as you go forward, lest they see
you from the gnardboat."
"Do you hear?" cried Aymon, as she
gave no heed to what the lieutenant had
said. "We must stoop."
Before she could think of any escape
they were crawling together along the
deck, under the shelter of the low bul-
warks, Curtis following them, erect. It
was a little help to kneel on the deck
beside her brother, and dispose him easi-
ly. It was at least a saving of dignity
to be the last to hide.
But that only made it worse, for when
the men had pushed the open end of the
cask close against the forward bulkhead
and drew the lashings tight she was cut
off from her brother, and was kneeling


the hard times which have by the un- there alone, as it seemed, at Curtis'feet.
wise, been attributed to i:s adminii "Willyou come this way?" he said
tration, give the Napoleon a tedious gently, pointing to the other hogshead.
So she must at his word crawl across
and tiresome race. the deck, following his firm steps, and
though year ago the gloomy creep into the other cask, like a rated
Although gdog, ignominiously. Her hiding place,
clouds of despair and desolation en- like her brother's, they lashed fast
veloped the path of the democratic against the bulkhead, and so she must
party, the sun will again emerge lie imprisoned, consuming her proud
pat, spirit, inactive, useless, degraded. There
from behind those clouds and none was a large bunghole at the top for fill-
need feel surprise if its rays should i ng, so that, though cramped in the
Ssuicie p t c small space,she had light and air enough,
have sufficient power to convert the and could hear plainly what went on.
3d day of November next into a glo- Some sharp physical discomfort would
riously radiant summer day for the have been a relief to her misery, but of
ttime-honoredhat there was none to speak of, for
time-honored party of the people, some one had disposed something thick
and soft in the bottom of the cask, so
Mr. Hrrvey l Rght. that she might lie easily. She found out
It may be uncharitable, but I do not at once what it was by the braid, and
believe that the silver mine owners it for thecloak ad sn the
any better than the rest of us. I thor- Sieutenant wearing.
roughly agree with Mr. Harvey that "the So mortifyin was the discovery, so
present situation is the result of selfish powerless was she, cooped in the barrel.
measures prompted by selfish men," to resent his attention or even to escape
measures prompted by selfish men, from it, that iu the bottom of her fall
and, like him, "we intend to arraignshe came near to tears again, and must
these men before the bar of public opin- she camenear to tear again, and mnst
io where abuse and misrepresentation have cried had not her swelling thoughts
ion, where abuse and misrepresentationfound a new channel It was Curtis'
will not be regarded as an intelligent voice. She heard him answer the shal-
defense. "--on. John Do Witt Warner. s hile hear l f with
lop 's hail imjerwi0_sly and,. follow with


a last 6f violent words--such arsailora
and, above all, navy gentlemen, will
keep in store for such occasions-de-
nandding of them what they meant by
firing on a vessel in the republic's serv-
ice.
It was well done-as she caught her-
self confessing. Unwritable as was his
language, there were a polish and preci-
sion.in his attack that saved it from vul-
garity and compelled her admiration.
He swore with a splendor of invention
that might well have stunned less deli-
cate ears than hers, but still it was a
gentleman who swore and it was a high
occasion.
At first the altercation that ensued
was so sharp that, from where she lay,
Lucile could not tell how the thing was
going, but presently it was plain that
the commander of the shallop was be-
ing cowed into a sullen explanation of
his conduct, and when it came to acous-
ing Ourtis of abetting the flight of aris-
tocrats he burst out again, daring the
man to make such a charge ashore, and
embroidering his defiance with patriotic
sentiments of the most florid revolution-
ary patterns.
She could not but warm a little to
him for his fine resistance, though its
very brilliance made her chafe the more
that his was all the action and hers to
skulk and be protected.
And then came a new smart of anxi-
ety. For, in spite of all he could do, the
men in the shallop doggedly insisted on
a search, and when she heard them
climbing into the lugger a dread seized
her that Aymon would betray himself
with a fit of coughing.
"Search then if you will," were Cur-
tis' last words. "But remember you are
searching a vessel on secret service. Do
it at your peril, and wait for what comes
down from Brest when I report it."
"But why did yon gooff so secretly?"
some one asked.
"I have told you," wasCurtis' reply,
and indeed he had said all that Dunk
had suggested, and a great deal more I
besides, so as to make his stealthy em-
barkation appear plausible enough.
"Yes," said another, "that is very
well But there were more tracks in the
sand than yours. You don't persuade us
you were alone."
"We were not alone," answered Cur-
tis. "Two strangers were there, who
begged a passage, and Captain Dunk re-
fused to take them," which was true,
though scarcely the whole truth.
"Well, we will see," was the dogged
answer, and now all was silent except
for the tramp of feet up and down the
deck, the opening and shutting of the
cuddy door and of such lockers as were
large enough to deserve the p Tey
searched aft first, and t
L...k L6.. .-AMA. ___%
into the forecastle.
Having rummaged there for l
they came out and stood muttering to-
gether in low tones. With a thrillof
joy she heard them resolve to be gane,
when, as it were in an idle gesture, one
of them kicked the barrel in which she
lay. Her heart stood still, for, hearing
the hollowness of the spund, the man
cried out, "What's in here, captain?"
If she could have seen urtis' face at
that moment, perhaps she would have
changed toward him then and there, but
all she knew was that something flashed
through the bunghole and her arm was
transfixed with the thin blade of a small
sword. It pinned her to the staves with
a sharp score of pain, but her only idea
was to make no sound or movement.
The steel was not immediately with-
drawn, and the reason was plain.
"What is that pistol for?" a voice
cried out.
The reply came from Curtis "If you
draw your weapon, friend," he said
carelessly, "I draw mine."
Had the man been a moment less
quick in probing the barrel there is no
oubt he never would have done it. The
crack of Curtis' pistol would have given
the signal for a fight, the end of which
must have been the end of all
As it was, hearing no cry from her,
he held his fire, and his impetuous ac-
tion did nothing but good. It gave her.
time to think that her blood on the
sword would betray them, and when in
another moment it was withdrawn the
blade was bright and clean as it came
from the scabbard.
"Now go!" cried Curtis in his most
compelling tones. "Youhave done your
duty."
And the men from the shallop, being
broken in spirit by their failure, obeyed,
as it were, mechanically. With no more
ado they re-embarked, and with a sulky
"Godspeed I" headed for the harbor.
During the search the breeze had some-
what freshened, so that as soon as the
Content filled again on her old tack she
drew rapidly away from the shallop.
It was well she did, for Curtis, brrst-


ing with impatience, could hardly wait
till a safe interval was between the two
boats, before he dashed at Lucile's hid-
ing place and out it loose with his jack-
knife. With careful haste he slewed the
cask round, and then-there she was dis-
played in her beauty, lying still and
senseless and stained with blood.
It was more than he could do to hold
back a cry at the sight. Straightway he
fell gn his knees and began to draw her
forth. The skipper, little less distressed
than himself, came to his aid, and the
two men, with awkward gentleness, sat
her up against the bulkhead. The blood
burst out again in a new flow, and she
opened her eyes.
They fell at once on Curtis, but 6
without resentment. He was opening[
his knife again, and she watched him
while he ripped up her sleeve to search
for the wound. The hands had gathered
in groups near by, and the color came
back faintly to her cheeks when she saw
her arm bare to the shoulder. But still
she watched Curtis dreamily. He was
tearing his handkerchief into strips.
"I fainted," she murmured.
"And small wonder, my lady, "cooed
the skipper. "Bide still awhile, my
dear, and we'll set 'eo to rights. The
danger be past now, and sure a little
bloodletting be 'countable soothing these


10o


autumn dys."
ttskper .^ brl like an old tniri
is h spoe e wh ileuiurtis, with his face
set and strained, as if. in an exhausting
effort after fortitude, began to bandage
the wound. Once or twice she winced
with the pain, and at that the lieuten-
ant flushed and twitehed like a nervous
child, and the perspiration was in beads
upon his face.
"How was it, honey?" said ti1i Alkip
per, to dra* her attention, while the
lieutenant, in an igony, forced himself
to wind the bandage firm. "Therewasn't
no blood on the sword."
A smile that was full of a kind ao
triumph played on her lips as she ad-
swered:
'I wiped it," sie siid, "ashe drew
it out-on my gown. Do you see?"
She lifted a corner of her dress as shd
spoke, still smiling. It was cat and
creased and stained with red. "I wad
afraid,'" she went on, "he would know
I was there if he saw the blood."
"A devil of a lady l" Curtis could
hear Ducket mutter at his back, but this
time it was said in a tone of devout ad.
migration, that called for no rebuke from
the lieutenant. Rather he was vaguely
pleased to have his own thoughts so ac-
curately shaped, for he was in no oase
Id Ppris~ them himself.
Lucile had stolen another look at bind
to lee how he took what she had done,
and was surprised to sOe his ha.ds trepM
bling so that he could barely finis
knotting the bandage, and his face was
drawn and white. His mouth twitched
again painfully as with manifest effort
he finished his task, and then he sud-
denly sprang up and reeled into the fore.
castle like a drunken man.
"Where is my brother?" said Lucila&
They had forgotten him, but he was
soon released and coaried back to the
tcddy. They would have dmoe as fiiiich
for her, but she would thot liav it. "I
can walk well enough," she said. "But
show me the guardboat first "
Leaning on Dunk's arm, she gaedl
over the side, and when she saw thd
hallop, where he pointed, almost lost
in the hollows of the choppy ea she
smiled again and blRew it I moidin
kit .. ... .. .. ... ...........
k- -
[To aB conlikuab.

Carrabelle Correspondenee.
CARRABELLE, FLA., May 25, 96.
DEAR Buoy: Iwrite to let you know
that Carrabelle is still here and
things are running as usual.
In midwinter there were twenty-
four large vessels in port as against
nine at the pe pre"it time. This ir
pAUrly dA... t t -f vramast
load now and get out more quickly.
'The mills are now running at full
capacity, while they yet have a good
quantity of lumber on hand and the
town about holds its own-some go
and some come, and it is a curiosity
how so much business is transacted
on so little money; still we are trying
to enjoy ourselves,and occasionally at
excursion goes out to the Red Snap-
per Bahks. which are near by, and
the catch of late, has been quite sat-
isfactory. :
Nor does there appear to be "any
flies on the colored- folks," either, for
on the 20th, which yon know wa'"
Emacipation day, they came out in
regalia. A party of them went upl
the river onuthe Hill. By explana-
tion, I would say that our Hill here
is not one of the black cones of the
earth, but on tli contrary is a steam-
er which runs in Ilhe water, and id
owned an.l c,niiniiintded by Capt.
Yent. Well, whleni those American
citizens of Afiican decent started up"
on the Hill they had a number of
bottles full of emancipation; but,
when they g,,t back they were full1
themselves. In fact, the steward of
the boat gi t so lull of emancipation'
that he lodged all night in the bat
cave, coler, sweat-box or whatever
you are pleased to call it, presided
over by the marshal of the' town.
So you see if Carrabelle is not in
civilization it is in the borders thereof.
Perhaps some of the friends may
like to know about my book on "*Ear-
ly Life and Adventures in the moun-


tains." Therefore I would say that,
after corresponding with twenty ptby-
lishing houses, I found one-Harper
Brothers of New York-who conde-
scended "to submit it to their reader'
with a view to publication." bSo' it.
is now in the critic's hands; no do I
know if those old stories will pars
muster while so many n'w things are'
offered in this fast day and dage. So'
I will not subscribe ifyseit an autho'v
with a big A, but Wilt make it very'
small until we hear farthet.
As for the money question; tee are
glad to get hold of any kind of money
n Cartabelle, and never stop to ask
iwhethet a dollar has one hnndred
cent% worth of rawv material iff it of
not-of gold of silver or of paper.
The only question we ask is, will it
buy one hundred events worth ot
goods or liquidate that match debt.
With the best wiKlhs amimrkhindest
regards to all the friends I am
Yours truly, v J, 1V: 'ss.


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Washington County
ANDI

SWeit Floriida
Against the Wotids





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:P _A. R II 2

MARITIM E,


NOTE.-It must be remembered that the
wind is not a wholly reliable motive pow-
er and if the sailors sometimes find it im-
possible to make schedule time it mus t be
charged to the elements; they do the best
they can.

The schooner Nettie arrived from
Pensacola Sunday forenoon with six
passengers and freight coisi-ting of
inorchanUise and honsehol I furniture.
The Nettle will be laid off for the
present and her place on the line
taken by the Cleopatra.

PACKET SCHOONER

CLEOPATRA.
L. MAPES, MASTER.
LeavesSt. Andrews Bay. every Tuesday,
leaves Pensacola every Friday,
(weather permitting). Special atten-
tion will be given to receiving and
forwarding freight for parties living on
East and North Bay, passengers s for
points on either arm of the Bay can
depend upon securing prompt trans-
portation at reasonable rates. For
further information apply to
L. M. WARE & Co., Agts
SCHOONER
JESSIE P.
CA PT. WV. HOL iEs.
Makes regular trips between Pittsburg on
East Bay and Pensacola; will make reg-
ular landings at Cromanton and lIar-
rison, Parker and at any other point
when requested beforehand to doso.
Passengers and freight transported at
reasonable rates and satisfaction guar-
anteed. The Peonle's Store at Pitts-
burg is headquarters and orders left
there will receive prompt and careful
attention N. W. PITTS, Pro prietor.

PROTECTION from the grip,
pneumonia, diphtheria, fever and
epidemics is given by Hood's Sarsapa-
rilla. It makes PURE BLOOD.

A Week's Weather.
Thle following table shows what the
temperature at St. Andrews has been
during the past week, from observations
taken at the BuoV office each morning
and noon:
Morn. Noon.
Thursday,........ M/ay28 77 h9
Friday.......... 29 72 87
Saturday....... 30 74 90
Sunday .......... 31 73 88
Monday......... Jun' 1 80 88
Tuesday......... 2 7V 89
Wednesday....... 3 72 80

Catarrh Cannot be Cured
with local applications, as they cannot
reach the se t of the disease. Catarrh
is a b.ood oir y-Tiftit utilnal disease,
in orlu'r tL4c-il i.c i->n .~, lt. take fTr o
al remedies.' Hall's Catarrh Cure
taken internally, and acts directly o
the blood and musous surfaces. Hall's
Catarrh Cure is not a quack medicine.
It was prescribed by one of the best
physicians in this country for years, and
is a regular prescription. It is compos
ed of the best tonics known, combined
with the best blood purifiers, acting
directly on the mucous surfaces. The
perfect combination of the two ingredi-
ents is what produces such wonderful
results in curing Catarrh. Send for tes
timonirls, free.
F. J. CHENNY CO., Props.,
Toledo, O.
Sold by druggists, price 75c.
Hall's Family Pills are the best.

WEAK MENI MADE VIGOROUS.




01DAY. S-oxf. is'" A
mat PEFFER S NERVIGO old
It sats powerfully and quickly. Cures when all
Others fall. Young men regain lost mahood; old
men recover youthful vigor. Absolutely Gnat-
antee4d to Cure Nervonne., Lot Vitality,
Iniotency, Nihtly ml.aslon. aLoat Power,
either *ex, Fallingf Memory, W8nstlna Dil-
cage., and an ejects of elf abuse or excesses and
discretion. Wards oi Insanlty and consumption.
Don't let druggist impose a worthless substitute on
you because tyields a greater profit.' Insistonhav.
rng PBEUFEBg', Prli]VfPIO or send for it.
Can be carried In vest pocket. Prepaid plain wrap
Per. S1 per box, or 6 for tS, with A. Posltlv
Written Guarantee to ouae or Refatnd thQ
Mone. Pmplt free. old by druggist ts. Address

PFor sale by J)r. J, J. Kester, at the
Pioneer Drug Store.


Why not be your

own Middle-mman?
Pay but one profit between maker and
user and that a small just one.
Our Big 700 Page Catalogue and Buyers
ulde proves that it's possible. Weighs
3S4 pounds, 12,000illustrations, describes
and tells the one-profit price of over 40,000
articles: everything you use. We send it
for 15cents; that's not for the book, but
nto pay part of the postage or expressage,
and keep off idlers. You can t get it too


/quick.
MONTGOMERY WARD & CO.,
The Store of All the People
Uaire6 Michigan Ave., Chicago.

FOR YOUR PROTECTION"
we positively state th at BA
this remedy does not
co:taiii mercury or an\'
other iejurious drug.
Nasal Catarrih -
is a local disease and it
the result of colds and
sudden climatic changes.

Ely's Cream Balm
Opens and cleanses the Nasal Passages,
Allays Pain and Inflamation, Heals the
Fores, Protects the Membrane from Colds,
Restores the Senses of Taste and Smell.
The Balm is quickly absorbed and gives
relief at once. Price 50c. at druggists or
by mail. ELY BROTHERb, 56 Warren
street N. Y.


8 CINCER TONIO
e. Debilit distressng stomach d
ted for malting Ires when all other
mother and invalid should have it
PARKER'S
HAIR BALSAM
OCan 8sr and beantifies the btat.
Never falls to Retore G
Rair to Its Youthful Color.
CUr- salp dieceIs & hair falling
Smc, and o at Dnagg~St
'ORNS e heonlyrme Cre fo
Maoena wakingeasy. Ic. at Druggist


LOCAL DRIFT,

-Stoves and tinware, groceries and
notions cheap at E. P. Maxon's cash
store.
-Always in season, Hopkins' Steam-
ed Hominy(HulledCorn.) Elegant lunch
in milk.
-Legal cap, commercial note
letter-head papers and envelopes, either
printed or plain at the Buoy office.
-Any person having green salted
aligator hides can find a market for a.ll
they have and get a good price for them
at T. C. Danford's store.
-The BUOY needs a few copies of its
issue of May 7, 1896, and any subscriber
who will return a copy of that number
will confer a great favor and be suitably
rewarded.
-Cocoa shells, a delicious and whole-
some beverage, far superior when prop-
erly prepared to either tea or coffee-
three pounds for 25c. at Pioneer Drug
Store. Try it.
-The BUOY is commissioned to ne-
gotiate for options on large bodies of
land in Washington county-the larger
the better. No improvements or de-
tached parcels wanted. Lands must be
cheap. Correspondence solicited.
-Wagoners and fish haulers can find
plenty of fish all the time and fish roe
and oysters in their season at W. H.
Shand's store, Parker, Fla.; also pleas-
ure boats for those wishing to make ex-
cursions to the Gulf or elsewhere.
-Rain is much needed and vegetation
on the more sandy land is suffering ser-
iously for the want of it. Later: A splen-
did rain prevailed all through Tuesday
night; vegetation is revived and for the
present, at least, the drouth is broken.
-The St. Andrews Bay Horticultural
and Improvement Association is prepar-
ed to clear, improve and plant into fruit
any tract of land which may be given
them. It will pay all persons to buy a
tract from them and have it improved.
-The delinquent tax list will appear
in the BUOY for the four issues succeed-
ing this. This will afford owners of prop-
ertyabundant time to compare the de-
scriptions of their property with the
paper and secure the correction of any
possible error.
-If you are thinking of buying prop-
erty in St. Andrews or immediate vi-
cinity, you cannot afford to purchase
until you have conferred with the pro-
prietor of the BUOY. If you are short of
money and want to buy on your own
time for actual settlement you can be
accommodated
-The BUOY has abundant sympathy
for theparty referred to by a Peoria,
Ill. correspondent, and will do all it can
to ameliorate their condition; but it
does not deem it advisable to print the
communication, not believing that they
would care to be advertised as subjects
for public charity.
-The branch teachers' examination
i oan in Walworth's Hall Tuesday
ii under the supervision of School
-..--tonl.. 'n.a',' Dfih T We ap
ants for certificates in at t,-ndan.-e.s ,
lows: Misses Jessie Palmer, Jane
Holmes and Helen Post and Messrs.
Martin Post and Geo. H. Boutelle.
-Everybody will remember the de-
licious smoked sturgeon prepared and
put up by F. G. Tugwell last summer,
and be gladto learn that he is again in
the business and has and will keep a sup-
ply constantly on hand at T. C. Danford's
store, where it may at any time be had
at the insignificant price of 10c a pound.
-The BUOY has good reason to believe
that its labors in support of sound cur-
rency have not been and are not with-
out its fruits. Young men and old have
read its literature and listened to its
teachings and unless the writer is great-
ly misinformed Washington county
stands today in the front ranks as a
supporter of sound currency or honest
money.
-No place in Florida or elsewhere
presents more or greater attractions to
the homeseeker than does the pictur-
esque village of Parker, on East Bay.
Every dollar invested there is sure to
multiply many fold, and the investment
can hardly be otherwise than a good
one. W. H. Parker will take pleasure
in showing anyone around, no matter


whether you buy or not.
-The proprietor o f the BUOY expects
to attend the tax sale at Vernon on July
6, and should any of its patrons feel in-
clined to bid in any of the property of-
fered, he will, as he has in the past, at-
tend to the matter, and charge only a
few cents to each to help defray expen-
ses, provided funds are placed in his
hands to make the purchases.
The Farmdale and Wetappo tele-
phone outfit has arrived, and as will
be seen elsewhere a meeting of the
directors is called at Farmdale for to-
morrow the 5th inst., when steps will
be taken for the immediate erection
of the line. The BUOY is advised that
arrangements to extend the service to
Cromanton are progressing and an
effort will be made to induce the eiti-
zens on the north side of the Bay to
get a crossing at Ferry Point and con-
neot Parker Pittsburg and St. An-
drews with the line. The first ex-
pense having been met, ihe cost of
extension will be comparatively small,
and the BUOY seconds the motion for
extension .
-Mistakes will sometimes occur and
while the utmost care has been taken
both by the BUOY and the tax collector
to have the delinquent tax list absolutely
correct, it is just possible that an occa-
sional error may have escaped correc-
tion and every owner of property should
examine the list carefully and compare
his deeds with the descriptions and if
any property is advertised upon which
taxes for 1895 have been paid and a re-
ceipt is held, the fact should be reported
at once to the tax collector or to the
BUoy and the same will be stricken
from the sale sheet. A little prompt
attention to this atter will prevent any
unpleasant consequences resulting from
the sale.


Our Clubbing List. GERMAN-AMERICANS


Cripple
The iron grasp of scrofula has no
mercy upon its victims. This demon
of the blood is often not satisfied with
causing dreadful sores, but racks the
body with the pains of rheumatism
until Hood's Sarsaparilla cures.
"Nearly four years ago I became af-
flicted with scrofula and rheumatism.



Made
Running sores broke out on my thighs.
Pieces of bone came out and an operation
was contemplated. I had rheumatism in
my legs, drawn up out of shape. I lost ap-
petite, could not sleep. I was a perfect
wreck. I continued to grow worse and
finally gave up the doctor's treatment to




Well
take Hood's Barsaparilla. Soon appetite
came back; the sores commenced to heal.
My limbs straightened out and I threw
away my crutches. I am now stout and
hearty and am farming, whereas four
years ago I was a cripple. I gladly rec-
ommend Hood's Sarsaparilla." URBAN
HAMMOND, Table Grove, Illinois.



Hood.s

Sarsaparilla
Isthe One True Blood Purifier. All druggists. $1.
Prepared only by C. I. Hood& Co., Lowell, Mass.
cure liver ills, easy to
Hood's Pills tae,easy to operate. 25o.

-One of, if not the most convenient
places of business in St. Andrews, if
not in all Washington county is the new
office of Lieut F. II. Sheppard, situated
afew .steps from his residence on the
Bay front. Erected in a natural grove
of live oaks and overlooking the waters
of the bay, Mr. Sheppard has, with his
own hands built, finished and furnished
a model establishment, with nothing
particularly grand, but everything ar-
rangedwith an eye to convenience and
comfort. IEis large library is so arrang-
ed that any book can be referred to with-
outtrouble or delay; the office desk is
provided with plenty of pigeon holes to
preserve papers and prevent confusion;
comfortable seats and couches are ar-
ranged both for himself and his guests;
but perhaps the most interesting among
the appointments of the office are the
decorations adorning the walls. While
in active service Lt. Sheppard visited
many of the noted places of the world,
and numberless sketches were execut-
ed by himself and these souvenirs are so
arranged as to be constant reminders of
the scenes they portray, while dozens of
likenesses of friends, classmates and ac-
quaintances of bygone times are added.
to the decorations, and it must afford ir~
Sense sABftilctlo to the p'Ibprietor th
these mementoes have been preserve o
to contribute to his pleasure in his cosy
retreat. The editor of the BuoY spefit a
pleasant half hour recently visiting the
office and he could almost envy the own-
er the comfort and convenience he so ev-
idently enjoys.

-Regular weekly prayer meeting at
he Methodist church every Wednes-
day night, to which all are invited.
-The Y. P. S. C. E. meets every Sab-
bath afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at the
Presbyterian church. All interested
in Christian Endeavor work are
earnestly invited to attend.

Directors' Meeting.
There will be a meeting of the
board of directors of the St. Andrews
Bay Telephone company at Farnmdale
on June 5, at 2 Ip. nm.
WV. M. CROMAN, See'y.

A Frightful Storm.
The most disastrous storm ever re-
ported in the United States visited
St. Louis on the 27th ult. More
than a thousand persons were killed
and thousands of others maime 1 and


wounded more or less seriously. The
damage to property according to the
latest advices amounts to $22,000,000
in St. Louis and East St. Louis alone
while tlie track of the storm with at-
tendant serious consequences reached
well across the states of Missonii and
Illinois.
The destitution resulting is deplor-
able and an appeal has gone forth
and unless it meets with immediate
response the suffering of the victims
will be incalculable.

NOT WHAT WE SAY but
what Hood's Sarsaparilla Does,
that tells the story of its merit and suc-
cess. Remember HOOD'S Cures.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

To the Voters ot Washington
County.
Through the earnest solicitation of
my numerous friends, I announce my-
self a candidate for the office of Clerk,
subject to the action of the Democratic
Convention, June 5th, next. My record
is before you, and tendering my sincere
thanks for past favors, and hoping I
may be favored with your support,
I remain yours very respectfully,
W. B. LASSITTER.
Notice.
To my friends and Voters of Wash-
ington county. By request of some of
my friends I announce myself a candid i-
date for Couaty Treasurer. Hoping it
will meet the approval of all, and
thanking you F,'r ,t f vo-s, I min.
you~ trus It TCi. NF


The BU01 has made very liberal club-
bing arrangements with a few of the very
best publications in the country and for
the present can send for a whole year
The BUOY and
I le Fl-rida Citizen,weekly, for. ..$1 65
Farmer and Fruit Grower" ... 2 55
Floiida Agriculturist ... 2 55
do clubsof 5, each ... 2 25
Farm Journal, Philad'a, monthly 1 10
Cincinnati Enquirer twice a week
8 large pages each issue ..... 1 65
Atlanta Constitution .,. 1 65
N. Y. World (thrice a week)....... 1 75
For any or either of the above public
tions in connection with the BUOY, ad-
iress all orders to THE BUOY,
St. Andrews, Fla.

ARE YOU FOND OF LEADING?
If you are, you have only to take advant-
age of the following splendid offer: By
an arrangement the Buoy has made with
the great publishing house of George
Munro's Sons, Now York, we are able to
g:ve as a premium -o every subscriber who
sends in advance one dollar for a year's
subscription to the BuoY any book named
in their Seaside Library, Munro's Library
of Popular Novels, or the Charlotte M,
Braeme's Works catalogues, which sells
for 25 cents or less. This offer holds
good until further notice. If yoa wish to
take advantage of this offer, write to
Munro's Publishing House, 17 to 27 Van-
dewater street, New York, and request
them to send you the three catalogues
named; when you receive them select the
book you want and send the number
selected to the Buoy with $1 for a year's
subscription, and the book will be sent
you postage paid. This is one of the most
liberal offers ever made by a publisher,
and should not be missed by anyone who
likes first-class literature and a panei
published in the garden spot of Florida.
Be sure and first get the catalogues from
George Munro's suns. and then order
from it by numbers through the Buor.
Orders in any other manner will receive
no attention. Don't forget that these
lists contain the very best as well as the
most popular novels in the English lan-
guage, an you can only get them free by
following directions as above, carefully.


LEGAL NOTICES.

NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
LAND OFFICE AT GAINE.SVILLE, FLA.)
April 20th, 1896. (
Notice is hereby given that the following
named settler has filed notice of his in-
tecltion t,1 make final proof in support of
is claim, and d that said poof will be
made before clerk of the ci cuit court at
Blountstown, Fla., on June 6, 1896, viz:
THOMAS BAKER, of Parker, Fia.
Homestead No. 20092, for the lots 4, 5 and
12 section 7, township 5 south, range 13
west, and lot 7, section 12, township 5
south, range 14 west.
He names tihe following witnesses to
prove 'is continuous residence upon and
cultivation of said land, viz:
Elbert Burk, of Parker, Fla., Thomas
Winslet, Henry Gainer, William Gainer,
of Harrison, Fla.
J. M. BARco, Register.

NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
L,A~n O, 'cFI AT (AISEhSVILLE. FLA.,)
.April 15, lS9(i.
Sctico is b1lcreby given that the follow-
in; nar .i. -, r^ r.'' V- tocC oft It's
intei l. . . i. i i! ;. I ', f iii support of
his i.,liitn ind that said proof will be
made before the clerk of the circuit court
it Yernon, Fla on May 30, 159;, viz:
RENSELAR E. HOWARD, of Harrison,
Fla.
Homestead No. 19302, for the c'.l of swj4
section 5, township 4 south, range 13 west.
He names the following witnesses to
prove his continuous residence upon and
cultivation of, said land: viz:
S.C. Prows, of Harrison, Fla.; Jno.
Craney, August Wilson, of Pittsburg,
Fla.; Wm. A. Emmons, of St. Andrews
Bay, Fla.
J. M. BAnDO, Register.
Editor's fee paid.


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THEY ARE ALMOST UNANIMOUS FOR
SOUND MONEY.

Ready to Break Party Tios to Vote Against
Free Coinage-They Form a Large Per-
centage of the Voters of This Country.
Mr. Gustav H. Schwab is president
of the German society of New York
city and is therefore in touch with
Germans and German-Americans in this
country. Being also a prominent bus
iness man, he is familiar with the views
of Germans on the financial question. In
an interview on May 14 he said:
I am convinced from my knowledge
of my German-American fellow citi-
zens and their ways of thinking that
the vast majority of them in the coming
political contest will entirely disregard
party ties and will vote for that party
which declares for the maintenance, be-
yond a possibility of doubt, of the gold
standard of value, and that they will
not give their suffrage to any candidate
who may be suspected of a leaning to-
ward free silver coinage or toward any
compromise with the silver people.
They consider that the paramount
question before the country at present is
the integrity of our monetary system,
and their votes will go to that party
which they believe will uphold the
country's financial honor, regardless of
what their views may be on other polit-
ical questions. Previous experience has
shown that German voters on questions
relating to or affecting the standard of
value have always stood for common
honesty, and that they have uniformly
opposed all forms of financial heresy.
When, 20 years ago, the paper money
inflation question was agitated in Mis-
souri, the Germans of that state were
arrayed on the side of sound money.
The Germans of Illinois are on record
as always having been on the right side
of the money question, and as never
having been led astray by cheap money
propaganda at any time. A German
business man, cashier of a large bank in
Chicago, who has a wide acquaintance
with the small bankers and merchants
throughout the west, tells me that he
has had occasion to hear expressions
from his German countrymen for years
past on the question of a monetary
standard, and that he has never yet
found one who was not in favor of the
gold standard and opposed to the free
coinage of silver.
His opinion is that the German citi-
zens of Illinois are unanimously opposed
to any impairment of the present gold
standard.
It is a fact, universally known, that
the sound money victory in Ohio in the
gubernatorial campaign of 1875, in
which Rutherford B. Hayes ran on a
Republican hard money platform
against William Allen on a Democratic
paper money inflation platform, was
due to the firm stand taken by the Ger-
mans, who, disregarding party-lines,
turned the scale in the election in favor
of honest money. This fact was conced-
ed at the time by the Republican press
of the state, and the Democratic candi-
date voiced the sentiments of his party
leaders when he gave utterance to his
lacerated feelings after the election by
exclaimin, ''The Dutch are d--d un-
,reliable. The Gprnani vote are cer-
tainly no4 to be relied upon when they
are ask'd to prostitute the country's
financial honor at their party's bidding.
In the state of Wisconsin the Germans
have taken the same united stand in
favor of sound money, and the same
may be said of Michigan, Iowa and
Minnesota.
The entire German newspaper press in
this country, with few exceptions, is
emphatically for sound money, as it has
been in the past, and can be depended
upon to pronounce in favor of the main-
tenance of the present standard of value
and for the party that represents this
principle, regardless of previous party
affiliations. Several important German
Democratic papers in the western states
have already threatened to bolt their
ticket if a free silver plank should be
adopted. As an indication of the gen-
eral sentiment of the German press I
refer to the position taken by the largest
and oldest German newspaper in the
south, The Demokrat of Louisville, in
the last state election in Kentucky. Al-
though always Democratic up to that
time, this paper bolted the Democratic
free silver candidate and urged the elec-
tion of the Republican sound money can-
didate for governor.
The importance of the German vote
will be apparent when the numerical
strength of the German-American popu-
lation in the pivotal states is consider-
ed. The returns of the census of 1890
show that tho state of New York then
contained 912,603 German-Americans,
Ohio 541,4C7, Illinois 690,588, Penn-
sylvania 472,423, Michigan 276,258,


Wisconsin 531,834, Minnesota 244,684,
Iowa 269,603 and Missouri 297,095.
Whatever may be the decision of the
national conventions on the money ques-
tion, this issue will be fairly, squarely
and most thoroughly placed before the
German voter in the course of the cam-
paign, and as to the nature of his re-
sponse I do not entertain any d ubt.
The Tall Too Small to Wag the Dog.
The total population of the silver
mining communities, including all those
who are directly or indirectly dependent
on silver money for a living, cannot ex-
ceed 700,000. Why should the interests
of the 70,000,000 people of the United
States be sacrificed to the supposed in-
terests of this small fraction of their
number? Isn't it a pretty insignificant
tail to wag such a stupendous dog?-St.
Paul Pioneer Press.
Willing to Correct Mistakes.
About the only argument the free sil-
ver papers offer in advocating the is-
suance of fiat money is that Secretary
Carlisle and The Courier-Journal have
changed their views on the money ques-
tion. To their credit, be it said, The
Courier-Journal and Secretary Carlisle
argue the question.-Lexington (Ky.)
Sun.
California Must Remain a Gold State.
California was a gold state when it
was admitted and has remained a gold
state since. None of its debtors has
anything to gain by a radical change of
standard, not even the banks, which,
under a silver standard, would be able
to pay all depositors 50 cents on the dol-
lar. The derangement of business and
temporary destruction of credit that
would result from such a change would
probably break most of the banks in
California, including perfectly solvent
inatititions.a --TLos Ano-olou HTvrald


DELINQUENT TAX NOTICE.
NOTICE is hereby given that the following described lands will be sold at
public auction on the 6th (lay of duly, A. D., 1896, at Vernori, in the
county of Washington, at 12 o'clock, noon, or so much thereof as will be neces-
sary to pay the amount due for taxes'herein set opposite to the same, togetheii
with cost of such sale and advertising. Taxes for 1895. A. Q. JONES,
Tax Collector Washington County.


OWNER.


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Abra'm C Werthe
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DESCRIPTION OF LAND.


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in ei set .............. ...... ..
in swi ...........................
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net nwi .........................
sei nw ........................
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lot 1 ...........................
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.nw swi ........................
.swi net and ni sei and set set.....
wi of el and el swi and nwi less
net of nwi .................
set net..........................
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nwi se ..................... ..
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sei lest 55 acres in se corner....
net and si set ..................
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lot 9..........................
sei sei..........................
lot 2 east of bay..................
lot 3 n of bay........... ........
lot 4 ...........................
A lot known as the Kingsley
lot ne .......................
s net of nw ....................
all frac..........................
all frac ..........................
S lot 2............................ .
all frac..........................
all frac.........................
blksl, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
12, 13 and 14 net..............
.blk 15 less lots 12 to 17 net......
lots 16 and 17 blk 15 net.........
.. blks 16, 17, 18 net..............
blk 19 less lots 31 and 32 net.....
blks 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24 net......
.blk 25 less lots 1 to 12 and 21
to 32 ne............ .........
Sblks 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35,
36, 37, 38 and 39 net............
blk 40 less lots 7 to 12 and
21 to 26 net............ ...
.blk 41 less lots 1 to 15 net........
.blk 42 less lots 17 and 18 nei....
blks 43 and 44 net .............
blk 45 less lots 1 to 12 and 21
to 32 net. ................ ......
blks 46, 47 and 48 ne ...........
blks 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55 net.....
.blk 56 less lots 9 to 14 net.......
blks 57, 58, 59, 60 and 61 net.....
blk 62 less lots 1 to 12 ne .......
blks 63, 64, 65 and 66 less lots
1 to 10 blk 66 nei..............
Sblk 1 lesslot 14 swi .............
.blks 2, 3, 4, less lots 14, 15 and
16 blk 3 sw ...................
blk 5 less lots 1 to 12 swi.......
blks 6 7 89 and 10 swi..........
blks 13 14 1516 1719 and 20 swi..
blks 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 swi....
blk 29 less lots 3 and 4 swi.......
blks 30 and 31 swi...............
blk 32 less lots 1 to 12 and 21
to 32 sw. .....................
lots 1 to 12 and 21 to 32 blk 32 swi
blk 34 less lots 11 to 22 swi......
blk 35 less lots 1 to 12 and 21
to 32 sw .......................
.. bk 36 less lotI 1 toN8 and 25
to 32 swi...... .... .. ...
blk 37 less lots 13 to 20 swi......
blk 39 less lots 1 to 4 and
29 to 32 swi .................
blks 134 567 8 and 9 se........
blk 10 less lots 1 to 4, 9 to 17,
and 29 to 32 set..............
lots 1 to 4, 9 to 17 and 29 to
32 blk 10 set.................
.blk 11 less lots 18 to 24 sei.......
lots 18 to 24 blk 11 set..........
blk 12 se t..................
blk 13 less lots 1 to 12 and
21 to 32 set ................
.. lots 1 to 12 and 21 to 32 blk
130 in set. .....................
.. blks 14 15 16 17 18 19 21 22
23 24 and 25 set...............
blk 26 less lots 1 to 8, 13 to
to 20 and 25 to 32 se ...........
bk 27 sei. .................. ...
.. blk 28 less lots 1 to 12 and
21 to 32 sei..................
.blk 29 less lots 9 to 24 set.......
blk 30 less lots 1 to 4, 9 to 14, 19
to 24 and 29 to 32 set............
blk 31 less lots 1 to 12 set........
lots 1 to 12 blk 31 set............
blk 32 less lots 1 to 12 -and
21 to 32 set ..................
.lots 1 to 12 and21 to 32 blk 32 se)
.. biks 34 and 35 sei..............
blk 36 less lots 13 to 20 sei.......
.. lots 13 to 20 blk 36 sei...........
.. blks 37 39 41 43 44 45 and 46 set
.. blks 47 48 49 and 50 sei..........
blk 51 less lots 5 to 28set........
.. lots 5 to 28 blk 51 sei............
. bks 52 se .................. ..
.. blk 4 less lots 1 to 32 sei........
.. bks 55 5657 58 61 62 63 64 se..
.. blk 65 less lots 1 to 12 sei.......
.. lots 1 to 12 blk 65 sei............
.. blk 66 set.......................
.. nei of nei.......................
blk 1 se ......................
.. bk 2 less lots 9 to 20 sei........
.. blk 3 less lots 11 12 and 13 sei.....
.. lots 13 and 14 blk 4 sei...........
.. blk 16 less lots 1 to 12 and
21 to 32 se ..................
.. blk 17 less lots 9 to 24 sei........
.. blks 20 and 21se ................
.. blks 61 and 62 se ................
.. blks 1 2 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 and 21 sw .................
.. blk 29 less lot 16 sw ..........
.. lot 16 blk 29 sw .................


blks30 31 and 32 swi ..........
blks 9 1019 20 and 22 sei........
bk 23 less si lots 29 30 and 31 sei
..blk 24 less lots 16 to 19, 21 to 24
and 34 and 37 swi..............
lots 34 and 37 blk 24 sei.........
blk 25 less lots 3 to 7, 11 to 21
and ni 32 se ...................
.blk 26 sei. ................... ..
.blk 27 less lots 8 9 and 10 se. ....
.blk 28 less ni lot 28 and si 29 sei
.blk 29 less lot 40 set.............
blks 30 and 31 set...............
blk 32 less si lots 9 27 and ni 10
and lots 24 25 26 se ...........
. si lot 9 and n 10 blk 32 set......
blk 1 less lots 1 to 12 nei........
blk 5 less lots 7 to 16 ne.........
blks 67811 ne ..............
blk 12 less lots 1 to 12 and
21 to 32 ne .................
lots 1 to 12 land 21 to 32
blk 12 net ............. ......
blk 13 less lots to 15 and 21
to 32 ne ................ ....
.lots 1 to 12 and 31 to 32 blk 13 nei
blks 14 16 17 18 19 20 22 nei. .....
.blk 23 less lots 1 to 12 and
21 to 32 net. .................
.blk 24 less lots 1 to 12 and
21 to 32 net ................
lots 1 to 12 and 21 to 32 blk 24 net
bk 25 less lots 1 to 12 and
21 to 32 neh .................
.lots 1 to 12 and 21 to 32blk 25 net
blks 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 34
35 and 36 nei ................
.. blks 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44


10 2 11 480 $5 60
27 2 11 30 1 27
4 1 12 160 2 31
19 5 12 109 3 38
14 2 13 40 1 34
14 2 13 40 1 34
17 2 13 40 1 47
18 2 13 111 2 71
23 2 13 80 2 29
29 2 13 40 1 34
33 2 13 160 2 83


2 19
2 19 20
2 21 38
2 21 8
2 21 39
2 21 316
2 21 273

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3 14
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1 34
1 07
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2 71
2 56

2 96
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1 60
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1 67
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1 74
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120
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1 20

1 20
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71
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3 14 120
3 14 80

3 14 120
3 14 80

3 14 120
3 14 80
3 14 80

3 14 120
3 14 80
3 14 9z
3 14 80
3 14 71
3 14 : 2 15
3 14 120
3 14 80
3 14 80
3 14 80
3 14 80
3 14 1 89
3 14 80
3 14 80
3 14 80
3 14 40 1 47
3 14 80
3 14 80
3 14 80
3 14 71

3 14 80
3 14 80
3 14 92
3 14 92

3 14 2 42
3 14 80
3 14 71
3 14 1 07
3 14 1 34
3 14 80

3 14 120
3 14 71

3 14 120
3 14 80
3 14 80
3 14 80
3 14 80
3 14 92

3 14 120
3 14 71
3 14 80
3 14 80
3 14 120

3 14 120

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3 14 120
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P -A. E 11.


Thursday, June 4, 1896.

The St. Andrews Democratic
Primary.
At the hour named in the call the
democrats of St Andrews, assembled
in Ware's Hall, and the objects of
themeeeting werestated, by Jno. R.
Thompson member of the Ex(cative
committee. C. H. Crippen took the
chair temperar-1 -.
A ballot was taken for perma-
nent chairman, Jno. R. Thompson
having received a majority of the
vots cast, was duly installed as such.
E. A. Emmons was chosen as
secretary. The primary being prop-
erly organized the selection of dele-
gates by ballot followed:
D. D. Davis and E. A. Emmous,
having received the greatest number
of votes were declared elected as
delegates.
The meeting having under con-
sideration their choice for county
officers, endorsed A. J. Gay for as-
sessor, A. Q. Jones for tax collector
R. C. Home for treasurer. S. W.
Davis tor sheriff, and J. R. Wells for
county judge.
The primary en masse expressed
their profound satisfaction of the
present democratic system of Sound
Money, and further manifested their,
approval of a proposition made by
one, delegate-elect to support gold
standard delegates to the state and
congressional conventions,
W.. Emmons was recommended
as a delegate to the state convention
at Ocala to represent the southern
S.ortion- of the county.
Jso. R. THOMPSON.
E. A. EMMONS Chairman.
Secretary.

The Parker -Primary.
Was called to order in the post-
office building at 10 o'clock a. m. by
J. D. Martin member of the demo-
cratic executive committee and the
object of the meeting stated.
J. D; Martin was on motion made
ernlanent chairman, and H.
rker hecectary.
SJ. A. Donalson and W. A.
Emmons were elected as delegates to
represent the precinct in the county
convention to be held in Veron on
the 5th inst.
A motion prevailed that in the
event that sound currency and fif-e
silver candidates were under consid-
eration for representative to the state
legislature that, the qualifications
being equal the delegates be advised
to vote for the free silverjcandidate.
The primary adjourned without
further instructions to delegates.
J. D. MARTIN.
W. H. PARKER Chairman.
Secretary.

Precinct No. 9, Primary.
J. E. Nixon was chosen delegate
without instruction.

Ninety Per Cent. of all the people need
to take a course of Hood's Sarsaparilla
at this season to prevent thai. run-down
condition of the system which invites
disease.
Hood's Pills are purely vegetable and
do not purge, pain or gripe. All drug-
;gists. 25c.
BAY HEAD.
Correspondence of the BuoY.
Capt. F. H. Waie and family
went to St. Andrews and the Gulf
Beach, lha Friday returning Sunday.
J. R. Thompson spent a few days
at the store last week.


On Friday last we had a splendid
rain, but it didn't last long enough.
We are needing more of it now.
Martin G. Post goes north this
week on a visit. He expects to be
gone three or four weeks. Capt.
Frank Ware will attend to the store
during his absence.
Mr. W. H. Parker visited with her
brother, Capt. F. H. Ware for a few
days last week.
Capt. W. E. Spiva came in from
fish camp last Friday. He reports a
very fine catch.
0. C. Tompkins & Co., are mak-
ing a change in the appearance of
things around the mill. The new
building is progressing finely.
MOTHER GoosE.

must Consider the German Vote.
It may be in this crisis that the Ger-
mais will play a specially important
role. In the east they are altogether
sound upon the silver question, and in
the west the preponderance of German
sentiment is sound. If the conventions
perceive that they will have to reckon
with the German vote, the influence of
.l..f -^.u .tnill -lin lip 1 \i Xt .-. V ,nf (


Personal
E. J. Lynch, ofgLynch & O'Neal,
proprietors of the Norpaiiel Job
Rooms of Tampa, a well remembered
and lung tite citizen of St. Andrews
arrived on the Nettie, Sunday: and
will visit for some weeks at his old
home, the guest of W. A. Enimons
and family.
John Gillespie, whose family pre-
ceded him from Pensacola joined
them and was congratulated upon his
return by his many friends Sunday,
as a passenger on the Nettie, which
also brought his household effects.
For the present the family will oc-
cupy their former residence on Loraine
avenue.
Chqs. Humphreys, of Findlay, O.,
eame on the Nettie, Sunday last and
went up to Parker. He is a guest of
Robt. Brown and family.
Mrs. 6. L. Rodney and two chil-
dren, of Pensacola, arrived on the
Nettie, Sunday an.l will spend the
summer in St. Andrews with her
mother, Mrs. T. B. Williams.
(hipley Banner: D.-D. Davis of
Harrison, Fla., was a visitor here
this week. Dave is as fleshy as ever;
fish and salt water aggree with him.

WHAT MAKES THEM POOR.
& Free Silver Kindergarten Lesson For
the Benefit of Those Who Need It.
What is it makes some people poor?
The crime of 1873.
How did that "crime" cause poverty?
By striking down one-half of the mon-
ey of the country.
How much silver money was there in
the United States in 1873?
Less than $80,000, 000.
How much have we now?
Six hundred and twenty-five million
dollars.
Does this increase of about $550,000,-
000 look like a reduction in the volume
of our silver money?
So Senator Stewart says.
What causes floods, cyclones, droughts,
weevil, bollworms, grasshoppers, go-
phers and other evils which injure the
farmers' and planters' crops?
The gold standard.
What will make the cows give more
milk, the sheep grow more wool, the
hogs weigh twice as much and the hens
lay bigger eggs?
The silver standard.
Name some of the silver standard
countries.
China, India and Mexico.
Are the people of those countries more
prosperous than the American farmers
and workers?
No; they are a great deal poorer.
Why has not their silver money made
those countries rich?.
Ask something easier.
If there are more poor people in silver
standard countries than in gold using
nations, how would free coinage of 50
cent dollars abolish poverty in the Unit-
ed States?
That is one of the things that nobody
can find out.
Silver and the Fall In Prices.
The Philadelphia American, a paper
published in a sound money city, but
devoted to the cause of free coinage, re-
peats, in a recent issue, the stale old as-
sertion that it is the adoption of the gold
standard which has caused such a mark-
ed decline.in prices. Without going into
the general question of the effect which
the quantity of money in a country has
on the prices of goods, it is only needful
to point to the fact that prices have fall-
en just the same in countries on a silver
basis as in those using gold. Wheat is
cheaper in America than it was some
years ago. It is also cheaper in India
and Russia, both silver standard coun-
tries-in fact, it is largely the competi-
tion of their low priced wheat which has
brought down the price of American
wheat.
Can The American explain why the
cheap silver of Russia and India has not
kept up prices in those countries? If
using more silver would benefit our
farmers by giving them higher prices,
why has it not done so where silver is
the only money used? How can we ex-
pect that a bushel of wheat will buy
more goods,if measured by silver dollars,
when it is found that in countries which
have always had the silver standard
wheat brings no more than in America?


These are questions which the be-
lievers in sound money have been asking
ever since the present agitation for free
coinage was started. Is it not about time
that the silverites tried to answer them?
The Silver Politician's Double Standard.
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SCHEME TO LOWER WAGES.
The following is the suggestive head-
ing of an article in The Sun of Lexing-
ton, Ky.:
TO LOWER WAGES.
Scheme to Reduce the Pay of Laborers
Without Strikes and Lockouts.
Depreotate the Money With Which They Are
Paid, and the Result Is Obtained.


Dangers of the Compartment Car.
The beauties of the compartment car
plan are illustrated by the following oc-
currence to an excursion train in
France: "After passing Amiens it was
noticed that the roof of a compartment
containing nine passengers was on fire.
The passengers tried to draw the atten-
tion of the driver and guard, but found
the communication cord broken, and as
the flames were every second obtaining
a firmer hold of the woodwork one- of
the occupants, at the risk of his life,
went along the footboards to the guard's
van, only to learn that the latter had
no means of communication with the
engine driver. Meanwhile, as the train
rushed on, the flames increased in vol-
ume, and the passengers, in a panic,
fired revolver shots to attract the atten-
tion of those on the engine. Even this
failed, however, and the condition of af-
fairs was becoming most serious, when
the guard succeeded in scrambling across
the carriages to the engine. The train
was stopped and the fire eventually sub-
dued."


Weak, IrritableTired
"I Was No Good on Earth."

Dr. Miles' Nervine strengthens
the weaki, builds up ibc tebroen
down constitution. and. permanendy
cures every kind o- nervous disease.
"AboW e ou jeaa ayo eiwvmema alctee
with nervaissuess. alee)1,Itaa,
Creeping senaeattona i t j legs,
Slight p apicptation of 0 1 t u eare,
Distractivy eojrfus~o-. oi'Gmiu~xtV.,
Be. ioous loss or' drse oe .: cinema.
Weigatei down wdvith ca-.*e ii.i
worry. IEc ouiijqetelly b3t arpefiLe
Aze felt nmy v Itafity utr -ing GJ,-
I was treel',. irrliable r 4&ei, !;klS,
My weight was Pei r-Aeeir .!60 Kxz.,
In fact X tvas no ,aod, oit eav', t.
A friend bjou3i;A
rle D,. Mileg' bcok,
"New n:?d Srrl.
ling Faces." aad
.i finally decidde
to '..y r bo.ule o2
iL)R. MrLmm' Re-
orative Ne:'vlAe.
Before i :iad ta-i-er
one .)ottle i could
sleep) as well as r
iO-y~.-old boy. Mv /
znmlli;ie reurned-
;edl! i'acreasad.
1471e-M I .vud frgiea Z 1me snan'h ie
AsTV zveitql'; iclretrcetl 1 O 'T M s.,
TIL~ B 51&eTsrrjo2Z a~ sty de~ys wuczs goutc;
Mu vieveas 3t ecv ttir eis;.oiezly;
ffI~ rcr~n --eemL ee. elee~rev tie aup ever.
I feV~ ase Gjoarir (Is (c1'f criSJ oa% ergc'irs
D11. Mile&' Reifti-Cifte Wel.-ViZnO 13
A g,'eav raedzicv.ier. I assume e yomu."
A.ugiusk, Me. WA-,rn P F R.BURANK.
Dr. Mile' Nerve 's aidsod cn ositiva
Fu r~un~ee C~b~pt tue frat boAle will benefit.
Al' ddragists sell it at b1, 6 bot.'les Zo" 3, or
it will be senv, pi.amaid oai reteit of prlc~A
bj the Dr. "i tes q uMcCel C, lha% t 'Ind.
Dr. Miles' Nervine


*'1-.


Restores Health
*' ri- "); !i l 'fcis l,


IS YOUR NERVE GONE?
The Kola nut has been used for centur-
ies by Africans as a renewer of the tissues
and a preventer of fatigue.
Dr. Charcot, the eminent authority on
nervous diseases, prepared a presctiption
from Kola which he vouched for as a true
specific in all nervous diseases and a sure
invigorator for the blood.
Dr. Charcot's Kola Nervine Tablets are
prepared upon the above mentioned pre-
scription from the fresh nuts especially
imported from Western Africa.
Kola is not a cure-all. It is a food for
nerves, brain and muscles and a tonic for
the blood.
Kola Nervine Tablets are absolutely cer-
tain and speedy in their effects. They
cure all nervous diseases, prevent fatigue,
renew failing vigor, give tone to the whole
system.
Kola Nervine Tablets cure sleepless-
ness and the nervous troubles from which
sleeplesntss comes. They are specific in
cases of nervous dyspepsia.
The druggists say the demand for the
Tablet is astonishing. Kola is what the
debilitated want.
Thousands of packages have been sold.
Good effects were felt at once.
Hundreds of letters say: "One package
of the Tablets, costing $1.00, has done
for me what physicians, who cost me $100
failed to do."
We absolutely guarantee that no harm-
ful or secondary effects are felt from the
use of the Tablets.
Can you, injustice to yourself, refuse to
pay 3 cents a day for sure relief from neu-
ralgia, bloodlessness, brain fatigue, sleep-
lessness, nervous dyspepsia. loss of vigor,
melancholia and all the evils resulting
from a nervous condition? Ask yourself
the question with all seriousness.
Dr. A. C. Shrewin is one of the best
physicians in New England. He writes:
"Hotel Pelham, Boston, Dec. 6th, 1895.
-Gentlemen; I am prescribing Dr. Char-
cot's Kola Nervine Tablets for Nervous-
ness, Insomnia, Dyspepsia and Neuralgia,
with excellent results. I havt no hesita-
tion in stating that they are infallible in
all forms of nervous diseases. Their in-
vigorating properties are wonderful.
Yours truly, A. C. Shrewin, M. D."
Edward Everett Hale, D. D., the famous
author of "The Man Without a Country",
in an editorial in the Boston Common-
wealth, and later in a personal letter,
wrote thus:
"I am assured by a careful inquiry
among leading physicians and personal
friendss who ha~e used them and in whom
I have the utmost confidence-that Dr-
Charcot's -o'a Nervine Tablets are in-
valuable in insomniau rnd all nervous dis-
:ascs. ED -. F. RHaLr.
lil'ty Ceacs rnd $ 00 per i o" (on3
nontli's treat.nce ;). See Dr. Charcot's
name n box. Kola booklet free. Ail
druggists or sent direct. Eureka Chemical
& Mfg. Co., LaCrosse, Wis. and Boston.
Mass.

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and roots nature makes for
rootbeer making. Take no
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MNde only by The Charles E. lire C., Phfladelphs.'
A 2.k, peXka~e make. i .fSlo. sol. everywhere.


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ADDRESS.................. .


PEOPLES STORE,

Pittslburx, ON EAST ST, ANDREWS BAY, Fla,


N, W PITTS,


PROPRIETOR


Knowing the wants of the community, buys itelligeutly and


NOTE THE FOLLOWING PRICES:
NOTE THE FOLLOWING PRICES:


Wheat bran $1.15 per 100 pounds.
Corn 60c. a bushel.
Corn meal 55c. a bushel.
Corn chops 55c. a bushel.
Oats 40c. a bushel.
Irish potatoes 80c. a bushel.
Lard 7c. a pound.
Best green coffee 5 pounds to the dol-
lar. Arbuckle's coffee 24c. a pound.
Matches 5c. a dozen boxes.
Potted and Deviled ham, each 5c
per can.
Butter 25c. a pound.
Tobacco 20c. to 40c. a pound.


Fertilizer $20 to $25 a ton.
Try me on canned goods; it will pay
you.
Snowflake sugar corn $1.50 a dozen,
Stanley Bros. sugar corn $1.20 a doz.
3-Pound tomatoes $1 a dozen.
2-Pound tomatoes 75c. a dozen.
1-Pound beef $1.30 a dozen.
2-Pound beef $2.40 a dozen.
Baking powder 10c. to 20c. a pound
Good sardines 5c. a can.
Pie peaches, large cans, 121c. a ca,
Candy 10c. a pound.
Kerosene oil 121c a gallon.
Linseed oil 65c. a gallon.


If you live near the Bay Come in a Boat; if back in the Counry, Come on
Horseback; if you have no Horse, borrow your Neighbor'n Ox and Cart.
COME ANY WAY and load in your COUNTRY PRODUCE
And let me prove to you that
3YO TJ COA.3l SAVE :M:0'O:E-Y IERE.
Fine Water-Front and Other Lands for Sale!


Florida Central and Peninsular
IE. A I L R1 O A 0D -

New Florida and Northern Air Line and Florida
TRUNK LINE.
Time Table in Effect, Apr. 19, 1896.

For Northern Points.-Leave Jacksonville 8:45 a.m., (Sunday only); 4:30 p, m .
6:30 p.m. daily; Arrive Jacksonville 10:25 a.m., 8:35 a. m. 9 00 p.m., daily; (:10
p.m. (Sundays only.)
Leave Yulee 9:35 a.m., (Sundays only); 5:00 p.m., 8:16 a.m.. 7:30 p. in., (daily.)
Arrive Yulee 9:35 a.m., 8 35 a.m., 9:00 a. m. daily; 6:10 p,m. Sunday only.
Arrive Fernandina 10:10 a.m., (Sundays only); 5:30 p.m., 10:10 a.m, 8:50 p.m.
(daily); Leave 9 00 a.m., *7:10 a m., 6.30 p.m (daily); 6:50 p.m. (Sundavs only.)
Arrive Everett 6:55 p.m., 9:15 p.m, Leave 7 55 a.m.. 6 10 a.m., 6:27 p.m.
Arrive Brunswick 7:45 p.m.
Arrive Savannah 11:40 a.m., 11:15 p.m., Leave 5:55 a.m. 4:43 p.m., 10:48 a.m.
1125 p m. Arrive 5 45 a m., 4:25 p. m.
Arrive Fairfax, S. C., 1.43 p.m., 1 20 a.m. Leave 3:43 p m., 2:20 o.m.
Arrive Augusta, Ga., 8:00 a.m.
Arrive Denmark, S. C., 2:30 p.m., 2:15 a.m. Lave 2:55 a.m., 1 32 p. m.
Arrive Columbia, S. C., 4:00 p.m. 4:00 a.m. Leave 1:20 a. m., 11 55 a.m.
Arrive Spartanburg, S. C., 8:45 a.m. Leave 8:25 p.m.
Arrive Asheville N. C., 12:00 m. Leave 6:15 p.m.
Arrive Charlotte, N. C., 8:20 p.m., 8:25 a.m. Leave 10:40 p.m. 9 25 a.m.
Arrive Salisbury, N. C., 9:38 p.m., 10:20 a.m. Leave 9:12 p.m. 8:17 a.m.
Arrive Creensboro, N. C., 10:48 p.m., 12 05 p. m. Leave 7 40 pm. 7:04 a.m.
Arrive Danville, Va., 12:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., Leave 6 05 p.m., 6.50 a.m.
Arrive Richmond, Va., 6 00 a.m. 6:40 p.m. Leave 12:55 p.m. 2:00 a.m.
Arrive Lynchburg, Va., 1 58 a.m., 3 55 p.m. Leave 4:00 p m. 3:40 a.m.
Arrive Charlottesville, 3:35 a.m., 5:50 p.m. Leave 2 27 pm, 1:55 a.m.
Arrive Washington, 6 42 a. m.q:40 p.m., Leave 11 15 a. m., 10:43 p. in.
Arrive Baltimore, 805 a.m.11:35 p.m., Leave 9:42 a. m., 9:20 p.m.
Arrive Philadelphia, 10:25 a.m., 2 56 p.m. Leave 7:20 a.m., 6:55 p.m.
Arrive New York, 12:53 p.m., 6:23 a.m. Leave 12:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m.
Arrive Boston, 9:00 p.m., 3:00 p m. Leave 5:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m.
Trains 35 and 36 solid Between Jacksonville and Charlotte. Through sleepers
Jacksonville and New York. Also through sleepers Tampa, and New York; Nos.
37 and 38 carry through sleepers between Jacksonville, Tampa and New York.
Elegant Through Day Coaches Jacksonville to Charlotte, on
No. 35 and 36.
CINCINNATI-JACKSONVILLE. Chicago, Toledo, Detroit, Cleveland, Louis-
ville, Nashville, Indianapolis.
Leave Jacksonville 7 30 a.m., 6 50 p.m. Arrive 8 35 a.m.
Arrive Everett 950 a m. 915 Leave 6:10 9:00 p m.
Macon 445 2:50 a.m. 11:30p.m. 6:27 "
Atlanta 7 50 p.m 5 50 8 35 p m 10:55 a.m
Leave Atlanta 5 10 7:30 1:30 7:00 "
Arrive Ch'tanoga 4 10 a.m 12:55 p.m 8:05 12:10 "
Leave Atlanta 1:50 p m Arrive 1:30 7:00 "
Arrive Ch'tanoga 7 05 p.m 7:45 8:10 p.m
Cincinnati 7:20 a.m 8 00 p.m. 8 30


Nos, 36 and 33 carry through Pullman sleepers


between Jacksonville and Oincin-


nati. No. 38's connection carries sleeper Atlanta to Chattanooga. Passengers can
remain at Chattanooga in sleeper until 7 a. m. Close connections for Chicago and
all Western points.


HOLLY SPRINGS ROUTE.
To St. Louis, Chicago, Sioux City.
6 50 p.mLv Jacksonville, Ar. 835 a.m.
600a.m Atlanta Lv 1050p.m.
1200 n'n Birmingham 255p.m.
7 50 p.m "Holly Springs 7 20 a. m.
7 30 a.m St. Louis 30 p. m.
155 p.m Chicago 135p.m.
7 30 p.m Dubuque 7 30 a. m.
700a.m SiouxCity 800p.m.
1240 p.m Birmingham Ar 3 15 p.m
10 20 p.m Ar Memphis Lv 5 30 a.m.
510 p.m Kansas City 10 50 a.m.


ASHEVILLE ROUTE.
Between Jacksonville and Cincinnati.


6 50pm Lv.
1115pm "
400am Ar
845am
11 Oam
645pm "
.. .. .. '
.. .. '. "


SOU-TH AND WEST FLORIDA AND NEW ORLEANS.
900 am Lv Fernandina
1006 am Callahan
910 pm 955 am Jacksonville
1015 pm 1050 am Ar Baldwin
1137 pm 1153 am "' Starke
1211 am 1242pm Waldo
1 40 or) Gainesville
545 nm '" Cedar Key
1255 am 116 ir Hawthorne
130 am 144 n Citra
227 pm Silver Springs
227 am 241pm Ocala
Homosassa
3 53 am 3 43 pm Wildwood
5 45 am 4 14 pm Leesburg
6 35 am 4 40 pm Tavares
9 25 am 6 00 pm Orlando
6 35 pm Winter Park
4 51 am 4 26 pm St. Catherine
5 18 am 4 48 pm Lacoochee
5 37 am 5 O0 pm Dade City
6 47 am 6 01 pm Plant City
7 55 am 6 55 pm tTampa


5 50 pm
10 45 pm
12 15 am
2 00 am.
4 20 am
5 30 am


9 55 am
11 56 am
12 36 pm
1 30pm
2 45 pm
3 35 pm
4 31 pm
5 15 pm
11 00 pm
3 05 am
7 35 am


Jacksonville
Lake City
Live Oak
Madison
Monticello
Tallahassee
Quincy
River Junction
Pensacola
Mobile
New Orleans


Jacksonville I
Savannah
Columbia
Spartanburg
Hendersonville
Ashevill3
Hot Springs
Knoxville
Lexington
Cincinnati


10 25am
5 45am
1 20am
9 25pm
7 18pm
615pm
12 10pm
900am
12 50am
10 00pm


Daily, except as noted.
Ar 5 30 pm
3 74 pm
705am 345pm
Ly 600 am 305 pm
435am 150 pm
400am 125pm
1130 am
715 am
308am 1232 pro
227 am 12 01 pm
112 am 11 19 am


11 43 pm
10 0n pm
8 40 pm
5 10 pm
10 22 pm
9 55 pm
9 36 pm
8 24 pm
7 15 pm


Lv 7 05 am
Lv 5 01 am
4 91 am
3 27 am
210 am
1 40 am
12 43 am
12 01 am
650pm
215pm
9 45 am


Through Pullman sleepers Jacksonville to New Orleans.


10 17 am
9 43 am
9 15 am
8 00 am
7 35 am
9 29 am
9 06 am
8 50 am
7 52 am
7 00 am


ma
in-4c






t7
0M


9 25 am
3 40 pm
154 am
12 01 am
9 40 am
8 20 pm


tDaily except Sunday. $Connections at Tampa for St. Petersburg, Manatee
River and Key West and Havana steamers. Steamer Manatee for all pointss
on Manatee river. At Starke for Lacrosse. At Waldo. steamer for Melr oi
Connects at Tallahassee for St. Marks, Carrabelle and Apalachicola. Conne
at River Junction for Chattahooche River steamers. Connects at Ocala for N
mosassa. All baggage will be checked from Union Depot. Ticket
; ill still be sold at the city ticket office, 202 Hogan st., as well as at the Union
Depot ticket office. J. E. MARSHALL,
Ticket Agent 202 West Bay street, corner Hogan, Jacksonville Fla.
R. W. CAMPBELL, Passenger Agent
WALTER G. COLEMAN, General Traveling Agent, Jacksonville.
N. S. PENNINGTON, Traffic Mgr. A. O. MAC DONELL, Gen. Pass. Agt


C 0hlohester's English Diamend Brand.
ENNYROYAL PILLS
Original and Only Genuine.
.F :, always reliable. LADIES ask
SDruggist for Chehester' Jsnglish Dia-
t m"nd Brand in Red and Gold metallic W
boxes, sealed with blue ribbon. Take \E
t no other. Refu dangerous substitu.
Iion and imitations. At Druggist, or end 4e.
in stamps for particulars, testimonials and
SI "Releef for Ladles." in better by return
I MaII. 10,000 Testimonials. Name Paper.
o e ChltrrOel emlebt-Co.adlson quare,
Gold by all Local 1r- ists. V'hlMdPa.. P


WANTED.
Will pay top market price for WhiDe
Heron (White Crane) and White Egret
Plumes. Green salted Alligator Skins,
Black Headed Least Terns, Green
Turtles. (Salt Water Terrapin in sea-
son.) LOUIS STERN, Commission
Merchant, 101 Beckman st., New York
City.


fNe Grocery al Provisiio Store I

In the Robb Building, Isabella St., West End,

CHAS. G. ARMSTRONG
Has Opened out a CHOICE STOCK of
GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS,
To be sold O [A&.:P FJOlR O.A.-SH, OQ'0LY2.
And he invites the patronage of all who appreciate O GOO GODS and
REASONABLE PRIDES.
FRESH BREAD, PIES AND CAKE, BAKED EVERY DAY.



PIONEER


DRUG


STORIH


CORNER OF SHELL AVENUE AND MICHIGAN STREET.
ST. ANDREWS BAY, FLA.


Carries a Full Line of Drugs, Medicines,

SDiamond Dyes, Trusses, Syringes;

PAINT BRUSHES, FANCY AND TOILET
ARTICLES.
DR, J, J, KESTER, Druggist.



CS

LU C


CASH STORE--WEST END.

Cc DEALER IN

Dry Goods,
5 Groceries,

5f Hardware, u
= Ship Chandlery.

Builders' Supplies.
NOTIONS.

b SALT.
5 -Twines, Nets and Seines. a


FURNISHED HOUSES m
CDTO Z, N T .
r 0 -P. :IT


DAVIS'


SAW-MILL.


HAVING LEASED THE


Salisbury Lumber


Company's Mill,


Two Miles East of St. Andrews, I am now prepared to furnish first-class



Either Rough or Dressed,
IN ANY QUANTITY AT REASONABLE PRICES.

Also Mouldings and Turned Work of all Kinds Done to Order,
D. D. DAVIS, PPOPRIETOR, St. Andrews, Florida.


G. W. SURFER
Is prepared to cut
WOOD AND FENCE POSTS


and deliver them at reasonable rates.
If you need labor with team call upon
G. W. SURmER.


Geo. S. Hacker & Son,


CHARLESTON, S C.

MANUFACTURERS


Sasli, oors, Blinls,











AND
lBuilding Material.
Window and Fancy Glass a
Specialty.
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GIVE N


NOTICE.
All persons holding claims against the
estate of Geo. Russell, late of Washing-
ton county, deceased, are required to pre-
sent their claims to the undersigned ad-
ministratrix, within twelve months from
the date hereof or they will lie barred by
the statute of limitations. And all per-
sons who are indebted to the said estate
in any manner are herby requested to
cone forward and settle without delay.
S .ated Oct. 2241, A. . 1'95.
SA!RAH P. RISSEILT, At.dx.


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GENUINE ONLY WHEN BOTTLED
IN THIS STYLE PACKAGE.
Case of 12 Quarts, 5 years old.... $11 00
12 8 13 00
12 10 .... 15 00
R. Monarch Bottling Company,
OWENSBORO, KENTUCHY.
Mail orders promptly attended to.
W ANTED:-- several trustworthy gen-
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ida for established, reliable house. Sal-
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WANTED.
Several trustworthy gentlemen or ladies
to travel in Florida for established, re-
liable house. Salary $780 and expenses.
Steady position. Enclose references and
self-addressed stamped envelope. The


Dominion Company, Third
Building, Chicago, Ill.


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A SECTIONAL MAP

Of St. Andrews
and the

Bay Country.
We have made arrangements by
which we can furnish this fine MAP
eivering about eighteen miles square
of territory, including the Cincinnati
Company's Tract, also Harrison,
Parker, Cromanton, and adjacent
country, for
ONE DOLLAR.
Or g iven for 5 cash yearly subscriptions.
By the aid of this map the location of
lands purchased of the Cincinnati
Company can be easily ascertained,
or, parties may send us $1 and their
description and we will locate their
lots and return the Map by mail.
Address THE BuoY,
St. Andrews, Fla.
For 5 cash subscribers, we will give as
a premium, I Sectional Map of the Bay
country, or 1 Map of the City of St. An-
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Te STANDREWS BAY



Horticrltural a id Imp rov .t-

.PAssoolatio .


ORGAN4LZE JANUARY. 9, 1892.

'The purpose of this Association is to Improve the Country adjacent to St
Andrews Bay and to
Develop its Resources as a Fruit-Growing Country.
'1 accomplish this the Association proposes to Sell Lands in tractsof Two-

and-a-half and FiveAcres to such parties only as will improve them by the
Erection of Houses. Fences and such Permanent Improvements as will enhance the
value of each tract e disposed of, and particularly to
Plant them out in Trees, Plants and Vines,
rT the end that-in the shortest practicable time every su;h tract shall be a
Source of Revenue to its Owner.
AS TO RELIABILITY OF THE ASSOCIATION
The first question which will naturally be asked will be: "Is this Asso-
ciation reliable"? And the answer to it is: Any person employing the Association
to make improvements may deposit an approximate payment of the estimated cost of
the same with any responsible business man or firm doing business on the Bay or in
Bank at their own home to be paid over only when the Association shall satisfacto-
rily show that the improvements have been made according to agreement.
The Association will not only improve and plant, but watch and care for
all property entrusted to its keeping, guarding against forest fires, dishonest pilferers
for damages from any cause possible to be prevented.
From a careful estimate of the probable expense and income of a fruit
plantation in the St. Andrews Bay country a few figures arc given:
Price of ana per acre, say $25 to $50; cost of clearing, say $20; *ostofplanting lst
year, say $30; cost of cultivation each year thereafter, $20,
It is not extravagant to estimate that a I-acre vineyard will on the third
year, if properly cultivated, yield $200 worth of fruit, and of peaches nearly or quite
the same, while figs should do even better than that. Then, though perhaps a little
longer, some of them, in coming into profitable bearing may be named pears, apricots,
nectarines, plums, prunes, mulberries, olives, Japan persimmons almonds English
walnuts, Japain chestnuts, pecans, and .uany other varieties of fruits and nuts. which
are almost certain to flourish here; while oranges and citrus fruits, though not con-
sidered certain yield large returns oftener than they miss.
The Secretary of the Assodiation will give particular attention to an-
swering letters of inquiry, and the Buoy will in its answers to correspondents an-
*' aswer all questions asked it.
R E M EM B E R the Association Lands will be sold on Easy
Terms of Payment; but improvements must be paid for as satisfactory proof is given
that the work has been performed. CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED.
Address R. E. HOWARD, Sec.
Harrison, Fla.

ESTABLISHED IN 1856.



PEACHWOOD NURSERIES,

State IL. in
''he proprietor of these well-known and long established Nurseries, offers
the planting public a large and well-grown stock of


Apple, Pear, Peach, Plum, Apricot, Nectarine, Mulberry
--.A1-D O'.ZIF'.-I.,= It TIT TREES!
GRAPE VINES,
STRAWBERRY,
RASPBERRY
AND
BLACKBERRY PLANTS.
EAlso a choice selection of open ground
ROSES, EVERGREENS AND SHRUBBERY.
Stock home grown and adapted to the climate. Send for Catalogue. Address
A. C. CGLES, Peachwood Nurseries,
State Line. Mis


CALL
For a State Democratic Conven-
tion at Ocala, Tuesday, June
16, 1896.
The Democratic party of the state
of Florida will hold a state conven-
tion at Ocala on Tuesday, June 16th,
at 12 m. for the following punposes:
To choose delegates to represent
the state in the national Democratic
convention to be held at Chicago,
iuly 7th, 1896; to nominate candi-
dates for the offices of governor, one
justice of the supreme court, a secie-
tary of state, attorney general comp-
troller, treasurer, superintendent of
public instruction, commissioner of
agriculture, four presidential electors
and four alternates, to be voted for at
the next regular state election; and
to transact such other business as
may come before the convention.
The different counties in the state
will send delegates to the conven-
tion upon the following basis of rep-
resentation: "One delegate for each
100 votes cast for the candidate on
the state ticket who received the
highest number of votes at the gen-
eral election of 1892, and one addi-
tional vote for the fraction in excess
thereof when it amounts to 50 or
more. The counties under this rule
will be entitled to representation as
follows:
Alachua.........15 Leon...........15
Baker........... 2 Levy ........... 5
Bradford........ 7 Liberty ........ 1
Brevard......... 4 Madison........ 7
Calhoun........ 2 Manatee........ 3
Citrus......... 3 Marion ........11
Clay ........... 4 Monroe-........ 4
Columbia...... 8 Nassau......... 7
Dade........... 2 Orange......... 13
DeSoto .......... 6 Osceolo......... 2
Duval..........16 Pasco......... 5
Escambia........21 Polk .......... 8
Franklin ........ 2 Putnam....... 9
Gadsden......... 6 Santa Rosa..... 4
Hamilton......... 6 St. Johns...... 6
Hernando........ 3 Sumpter....... 5
Hillsborough.....28 Suwannee ..... 7
Holmes ......... 3 Taylor........ 2
Jackson..........12 Volusia........ 8
Jefferson........ 24 Walton........ 3
Lafayette........ 4 Wakulla....... 2
Lake..............11 Washington... 3
Lee............. 2


But if any county increased its
Democratic vote for any state officer
at the general election in 1894 over
that of 1892, the Democratic county
convention assembled for the purpose
of electing delegates to said state-
convention such additional del-
egates on the basis heretofore fixed
for the action of said convention,
which shall pass upon the question
as to whether such additional repre-
sentation shall be allowed said
county,
The counties will select their dele-
gates in any manner which may be
considered best by the people acting
through the party organizatioPs as
recognized by the last state conven-
tion. All Democrats are invited to
participate in 1he selection of dele-
gates thereto, including those who
inv hpo'eomp %lifid to otp sin
t'e Tast e-ctmon.
Arrangements are bei.ig made by
a committee appointed for such pur-
pose to secure reduced rates of trans.
portationu to and from the conven-
tion, and this committee will give
the county committees due notice of
the result ot its efforts at an early
day.
The chairman and secretary of
each county convention held for the
purpose of electing delegates to the
state convention will confer a favor
upon the state committee by send-
ing to S. M. Sparkman, chairman,
Tampa, Fla., a written or printed
copy of the proceedings of such con-
ventions together with a list of the
names of the county executive com-
nittees appointed, on which should
le designated the chairmen and sec-
retaries of such committees.
S. M. bPARKMAN,
W. L. PALMER, Chairman.
Acting Secretary.
Qualifications.
The following resolution was
adopted by the state Democratic ex
ecutive committee during its session n
at Tampa on the 24th:
That it is not the sense of the state
committee to prevent any democrat
forn participating in the selection
of delegates to the state convention
who in good faith, and to the satis-
faction of the county Democratic
committee, and under such rules as
they may prescribe, agrees to support
the nominees of the state convention.

Democratic County Convention.
Fhe Washington County Demo-
cratic Convention will be held at
Vernon, Fla., on June 5, at 12 m.,
for the purpose of selecting delegates
to the state convention at Ocala, on
Tuesday, June 16; also to the Sec-
ond congressional district convention
at Tampa, June 19; to the Twenty-
fifth senatorial district convention at
St. Andrews on July 24, and to nom-
inate candidates for the several coun-
ty offices, to be supported at the next
general election:
The primaries are to be held on
on Monday, June 1, 1896.
Each precinct is entitled to delegates
to the county convention as follows:
Dist. No.
No. Name. Delegates.
1-Vernon ... ................. 5
2-Davis' Mill ...................... 3
3-Carvville ................... .... 3
4-Econfina......................... 2
5-St. Andrews .................... 2
6-Pt. Washington................. 3
7--Chipley.... ................13
8-Miller's Ferry................. 2
9-Pleasant Hill .................... 1
10-Parker......................... 2
11-Poplar Head................... 2
12-Green Head.................... 2
13-Grassv Point ................... 2
14-West Bay ................... ... 1
GEN. WM. MILLER, Ch'm.
Attest: JNO. R. THOMPSON, Sec.


DISTRICT CONVENTION.
The Committee's Call For That
of the First.
A convention of the Democratic
party of the first congressional dis-
trict of Florida is hereby called
anld appointed to be held at Tampa
on June 19th next, at 12 o'clock mn.,
for the purpose of nominating a can-
ilidate to represent the first congres-
silnal district tf Fl idl i ll tlie fiftyv-
filth Congress of the Unitetd States
if America; t,) appoint a district ex-
ecuiti-ve committee to servj for the
ensuing two years; and to transact
such other business as the conven-
tion may deem essential to the mvel
fare of the party.
Each county will be entitled to one
delegate in the conve-:tion for every
100 votes, or fraction thereof over
fifty, cast for the Democratic nomi-
nee for congress in 1892, unless that
vote has been increased in any
county in the congressional election
in 1894, when such county shall be
entitled to eprnesentatiou under said
increased vote.
The counties upon said basis are
entitled to representation as follows:


Calhoun ........ 2
Hernando ....... 2
Leeo ............. 2
Pasco ........... 5
Washington ..... 3
Franklin....... 3
Jefferson ....... 16
Manatee......... 4
Wakulla ........ 2
Gadsden ........ 5
Lafayette ........ 3
Monroe.......... 9
Walton.......... 4


Escambia ..... 27
Jackson.........11
Liberty........ 1
Taylor ......... 2
Citrus.......... 4
Hillsborough...29
Leon.......... 9
Polk........... 9
DeSoto ....... 5
Holmes........ 3
Levy ........... 5
Santa Rosa.... 5


The counties will select their dele-
gates in such a manner as may be
considered best by the people through
the party organization. All
Democrats who supported tlie noii-
nee of the last congressional election,
and who will support the nominee of
this convention, including those who
have become qualified to vote since
the last general election, are invited
to participate in the selection of del-
egates thereto,
Arrangements will be made. so far
as possible, for reduced rates to and


from the convention, due notice of
which will be given to the various
county executive committees in the
district.
By order of the Democratic Exec-
utive Committee of the First C n
giessional District of Florida.
IIUGH C. MACFARLANE, Ch'11.
C. J. PERRENOT, Secretary.
democraticc Senatorial Con-
vention.
The democratic convention for the
Tweuty-fifth senatorial district com-
prising the counties of Calhoun and
Washington will be hold at St. An-
drews on Saturday, July 24, at 12
noon, for the purpose of nomiinatlng
a candidate for state senator to be
supported at the nextgeneral election.
The basis of representation will be
one delegate for every twenty-five
vutes in each precinct
WM. MILLER, Cl '1
'Wa'shington County,
Circular Letter.
To the chairman of the respective
County Executive Committees of the
First Congressional District of Flor-
ida.
Thlie followiigresolution was adopt-
od by the Democratic Congressional
Executive Committee, at Tampa, on
the 24th of March:
That it is not the sense ot the
congressional Executive Committee
to prevent any democrat from par-
ticipating in the selection of dele-
gates to the Congressional Conven-
tion wvlio, in good faith, and to the
satisfaction of the Counry Democrat-
ic Committee, and under such rules
as they may provide, agrees to sup-
port the nominee of the Congressional
Convention. Very Respectfully,
C, J. PERRENO",
Sec'y Cong'J Ex. Coni.
V ANTED:- -everal trustworthy gen-
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