T. ANDREWS BAY,
First Last, and all the
ST. ANDREWS BAY, FLA., SEPT. 9, 1897
Senators-- Hon. Sam'l Pasco, Monticello,
Hon S. 1. Mallory, Pensaeola.
tRepresentatives-1 st District, S.M. Spark-
man, Tampa; 2d District, R. W.
Land Office-Register, J M. Barco;
Receiver-N D Wainwright, Gainesville
Governor-W. D. Bloxham; Secretary of
State, J. L. Jrawford; treasurer J. B.
Whittield; Attorney General Wm. B. La-
mar; Comptroller, W. H. Reynolds; St.-
erintendent >f Public Instruction, W.
N. Sheats; Commissioner of Agricul-
ture, L. i. Wombwell; Adjatant Ge -
Oral, Patrick Houston. Tallahassee.
U. S. SENATOR.
First District-S. R. Mallory, Pensacola;
second District,Samuel Pasco Monticello.
Twenty-fifth District-J. B. Clarke, We-
LRepresentative, S. M.Robinson,Ohipley,
County Judge, D. D. Melvin, Vernon;
clerk or Court, Cooutv Cflrk, Recorder
of Deeds, W. B. Lassitter, Vern..n:
Sheriff, C. C. Allu, Chipley; Treasurel,
R. C. Horue, Chipley; Tax Collector, A.
Q. Jones, Vernon; Tax Assessor, W.
B. Gainer, Econfina; Superintendent
of Public Instruction, W. L,.Locky;
Chipley; Surveyor; Thos. Collins, Chip-
Justice of the Peace. W. I. Singleterry;
Notary Public, Deputy Circuit Court
Clerk, W. A. Emmons; School Super-
visor, R. F. Brackin; Post Master,Dr.
W. G Mitchell.
Postmistress, Mrs. M. B. Jenks.
'oatmaster and Nutary Public, W. H.
?ostmistress, Mrs Hasselborg.
Postmaster, S. W. Anderson
SPostmaster, Mrs. R. Gay.
Postmaster, Martin Post.
Postmaster, W. F. Woodford.
Postmistress, Mrs. Dyer.
SPostmaster, P. N. Hutchinsou.
S CALHOUN COUNTY-CROMANTON.
itlaries, E. Mosher, Frank Hoskins,
Postnm-ter, W. M. Croman; Couni
tv C,niiisi.;iiner, H.. M. Spicer
L, ieutv Clrik ,of Courrts. S. T. Walkley
R E 1 G I U S.
Methodist-Church'cor. Wnshington ave
and Chestnut st-Rev. W. M. Oroma3,
pastor. Preachingi at 11 a. m. and 7:30
p. iI. e% er% altcriuleu. undav.
Y. i'. S. C. E.--Prayer nieetilii at the
Prleshvterian chiirch every Sunday after
S.10011 at 3:34 o'clock. All are Minited.-
f-iap iaSt-Ci il.l U 'n, C.lIi 'l L i "-ra Ti
anii l a ind Cincironia i street. Church
conllerrr3i .i.turday before first Sunday
at 4 p.m. Sunday school every Sunday at
9 :30 a. m. Preaching second and fourth h
Sunday in each mouith. Rlev.J. P. Smith,
Presi-yleyri.ia-Churieh corner Loraine
avenue and D)rake street.
.;tthilic-Church ci ner Wyoming ave-
jue aad Foster street
The northern mail, via Anderson, Gay,
Bayhead and Chipley departs every day
except Sunday at 3:00 o'clock; a. m.;
arrives every day except Sunaay at
7:40 p. nm.
East Bay mail for Harrison, Cromanton,
Parker, Farindale and Wetappo, leaves
St. Andrews going east every morning
at 6 o'clock and arrives, coming west
every afternoon at 1 c clock.
ST. ANDREWS BAY, CHIPLEY &
VERNON TELEPHONE CO.
(Incorporated Nov. 7, 1886.)
SCHEDULE OF RATES:-For each five
minutes, or fraction thereof, use of
Between St.Andrews Bay & Gay.... lOc
(i ,, Bayhead l5c
,, Chipley. 25c
Chipley & Bayhead........ 15c
*. Gay............. 20c
Bayhead & Gay............. 5c
For transmission by telegraph 10c.
extra, not including telegraphic service.
A. J. GAY, Gen'l Mgr.
Lodge No. 142
.A. _F. &- -A_ :V:
cations on Saturday,
on or before each full
\ Visiting Brothers
* Fraternally Invited.
W. H. PARKER W. M.
W. A. EMMONS. Secretary.
W. A. EMMONS,
Deputy Circuit Court Clerk and No-
tary Public for the State at Large; has
jurisdiction to administer oaths, take
afficavils, legalize acknowledgments,
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-
DR. W. G. MITCHELL,
Physician and Druggist, Postoffice Block,
Offers his professional services to the
citizens of St. Andrews and vicinity.
Residence on Buena Vista avenue.
C. H. CRIPPEN,
Will attend promptly to all business de-
manding his attention. Office on Bay-
view street, one block northeast of T
0 Danford's store
PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY
One Dtollar a Year in Advance.
WILLIAM A, EMMONS
Display ad rates 50c per inch per month
Position and extraordinary condition
rates subject to special agreement.
THE 1900 election is likely to find
the world with a billion dollars more
of gold than it had in 1896. The
wonderful increase in the production
of gold in all parts of the world is
proving very discouraging to the free
THE great labor conference at St.
Louis is not the fiis instance wherein
labofi org inizations have injured
NEWS FOR THE GIRLS.
Wives are in Great Demand at
the Gold Fields.
The cheerful news is brought from
the gold fields that as a matrimonial
market Dawson City has no equal on
earth. Ladies are as scarce as gold
dust is burdensome in the metropolis
of the new Eldorado. It is freely as-
serted any maiden, innoce.it or full
of guilt can become a bride with a
present of a thousand dollars in gold
dust within thirty minutes after ar-
riving tn Dawson City if she will but
whisper her consent. Ten thousand
dollars in gold has been laid at the
feet of the lady in a number of in-
stances at Dawson City and the cer-
c.-in'v as said.
Miss Gussie Lamore, formerly of
their own cause by posing in an atti- Juneau, says the New York World,
tude inimical to all other interests.
The sympathy of the country is with
labor; but it must learn that there are
has made the most desirable mar-
riage from a pecuniary point of view.
It is a fact that. "Swift Water Bill"
other interests which have rights and was so smitten with her charms that
labor cannot effort to ignore them, for lie called on Miss Lamore the same
with their machinery oiled with capi-
tal they have a powerful leverage on
the situation and labor interests
are far better served by corciliating
than by antagonizing them.
JASPER News: Alfred Ayer, a mem-
day of her a rival and woed her with
$50,000 of gold dust in a coal oil can.
T'ae next day she became Mrs.
"Swift Water Bill." '-Swift Water
Bill," whose real name is not known
went to the Klondike early in the
rush. Hie did not have a dollar or
ber of the legislature from Marion enough grub for a square meal when
county who introduced the bill in the he arrived. He located one of the
legislature to reduce the rates of le-
gal advertising has imprudently per-
mitted himself to engage in a contro-
versy with the Jacksonville Metropo-
richest claims and is now a million-
aire and a bridegroom. His claim is
13 El Dorado.
Violet Raymondn a variety actress.
pounds some questions to Mr. Ayer tie, is now a princess and rich at
which are "right sarchin'." The g n-
tleman will doubtless learn ere he is
much older that it is not prudent to
tackle a newspaper man, a buzz saw,
nor the business end of a wasp.
A useless admonition.
ative Ayer cannot be accredited with
Dawson City. She married an Ital-
ian who found fortune. He is called
Prince Antone. He made his bride
a present of $10,000. Miss Raymond
antd Miss Lamore went to Dawson
There is but one lady in the town
timidity. He went to the legislature who is not married. Shehas refused
with the avowed intention of taking every single man in Dawson, and
the scalp of Mr. Plant and Mr. Flag-
ler, and if tIhlt' was an absurd prop--
they have knelt before her with uplift-
ced hands full of gold. Being refused
,..ition intidulceId ,Iiriit.Lg the session they haye told her that she doesn't
,j&: by of hilch luoii, ;.s a mern-
hw Is ts.,nla -k s ru. llur-
ished in support of it, tie BuoY has
yet to learn' of it. Further, Mr.
Ayer, although seeking and securing
the nomination at thid hand of demo-
crats admitted in his caucns speech
in Ocala, in the hearing of the writer
I know a o tIing when %shld Aseeos
it. She wears short skirts, carries
an umbrella and want- to vote.
A Rare Collection.
Dade City Democrat.
C. J. Crantz of this city has in his
possession some very rare and antique
,articles. Among these is some very
thit lhe neither supported nor voted a 10 in
o. r the nome of th art for geth etwremr la 0
)/ire fihn genuine det-ar more thanv 0n Ih
presi'lency in 1892, nor for Henry L.
Mitchell for governor of Florida in
1894. From democrats of Mr. Aver's
type, Good Lord deliver us!
Earthquake in Japan.
Oriental advices of August 30.
years old; bisque statuary from the
hands of the best artists of the 18th
century; superb china in thu most
delicate designs and of the finest
workmanship of the 17th anrd 18th
centuries; a pin cushion that has
been in the family since 1685, and
state that a great earthquake occur- two clocks of exquisite finish and de-
red at Japan, August 5. It lasted
eight minutes and was followed by a
sign that were made nearly 200 years
ago. iHe al'o has two ivory fans
Letter froin Apalachicota---Re-
port ot "Judge" Hopkins'
APALACHICOLA. FLA., Ang. 27, '97.
ED. BUOY: All hough there is not
much news obtainablein this market;
still I thonglit it would be of interest
to your readers to hear from ) our
We have had summer weather,
which is not a veiy strange thing at
this time of tle year in any part of
the world inrth of the equator; yet
we may 4onnsiI!.'r uirselve.. blessed, as
we know how iimuch more oppressive
the heat has -1en in more northern
'[Limt.n-. I rA,.. R_ li;h a; tte sutim-
mer advances and the lumbermen ale
less active, with very little fishing
and no oystering; but we are waiting
with patience while we look forward
with bright anticipation to the fall
and mote especially the winter when
all these industries will again run in
Out railroad?-well, they are still
surveying and fussing at it; and they
say it will actually come after a while.
If it does, it is my opinion that it will
go on and resurrect the old town of
St. Joseph and finally bring up at
St. Andrews. Why not, if it be a
railroad scheme to head off any coast-
wise navigation lines that are likely
to spring up it they are not contra-
Oh, yes! we dlo have something
new at Apalachicola. The Gospel
day, and the Gospel Tent is being
erected on this very street, only about
a quarter of a mile below, and we
poor sinners are to enjoy the drip-
pings of the sanctuaiy without money
Mr. Godard is still running his
,acket store in Carrabelle.
Capt Ale xav ler is still running the
nuielin,., and J, II Hl;amiltiin is en-
gaged at marking lumber at tle Kium-
The, r.: Mr. V bel. bre.-iles icire
n o w ; in fI'a t, \ e ,b ,al d a t t i0 1
house. i ir -c ,l t' ,, e u -hC It
of his book some ine since a ., has
been putting ithei on the market. I
asked if he Iad ad word to send to the
BuoY.- He sai4: 'No,, only my re-
spects, and I,hope I still dwell in
their prayerful remembrances."
I believe this embraces about all
that I know IRom St. Andrews proper
except Judge Hopkins, and the
"Judge" we shall know no more.
He has been dead about a month.
He occupied five different residences
while at Carrabelle, and three here;
then he went to the hospital and lial
been lead several days before I knew
of it. A week or ten days later Capt.
Alexander asked me how Judge Hop-
kinss was getting along. It seemed
tidal wave wilchn wasnea up water that are beautiful beyond words. dge wishedtoie
n on l that the "Judge" wished to blie
A Musical Mousetrap.
Acting upon the idea that mice aie
very sensitive to music, a Belgian
cess of Holland-Amelia of Saxon
Weimar Eisinach. This is one of
the rarest and most beautiful collec-
tions in the country. To Mr. Crantz
-P 11-.. 1.- ,, th -
mn ufaciilpturer has subtttfnain- -'*s,^^
sical mousetrap for the common trap.
Instead ot baiting the trap with a bit
have been in the possession of his
family in Hollanil for hundreds o'
among strangers and got his pref-
With thie kindest regards and
many good w:shes for the welfare of
all the Iriends, I am very titly.
1. J. IIUGHEs.
Property is said to be so safe in
of cheese or lard, the inventor has and have o handed o n that packages left unguard-
hidden in a double bottom a small from generation to generation.
music box, which plays automatically The Scheme of Chance Distri-
various popular airs of the country.
The mice, he insists, are drawn irre-
sistably toward the music box, and
in order to hear better they step into
bution of Wealth Not a New
When Napoleon I, fist introduced
the trap and find themselves prisoners. the 5 franc coin it was found that
the people did not take readily to tlhe
Sound Currency Will Triumph. innovation and in somo cases ac-
Comptroller Eckles' (Dem.) Speech Be-
fore the American Bankers' Associa-
tion August 18, 1897.
ceptance of the coins was refused.
To overcome this antipathy the
1 have never in the past wavered great Corican, who knew the human
in the belief, nor do I now, that in character well, gave out that in one
the end we will be possessed of a of the coins there would be hiinlen a
banking and currency system so piece of asbestos with an order upon
strong as to make impregnable thie
country's credit. It is possible that
the bank of France for 100,000
francs ($20,000.) Ever since the de-
before the nation's financial structure mand for these coins is great, and they
rests upon a foundation firm as the are but seldom returned to the treas-
eternal hills, the American people
will be called upon to pass through
the awful experience and loss which
would follow in the wake of uncheck-
ed paper and silver fiatism. But at
last, no matter how prolonged the
struggle or great the sufferings, with
the acquiescence of all, the monetary
principles which accord with tihe
ury in any other way than cut in
ed anywhere are hardly over touched.
You naturally lose flesh In
the summer and running down
is so easy. You get a little
weaker each day without hard-
ly noticing it. There is loss of
appetite, headache, weakness
of the muscles, disturbed sleep,
weakness of memory, and these
are the beginning of nervous
prostration. Iron and tonics
and bitters may afford some
temporary relief, but what you
need is a food for body, brain
halt'. Although no one has ever and nerves.
found the asbestos fortune, several
thousand of the 5-franc coins from
the first decade of this century are
annually mutilated in this w.,y.
The writing of the order and the
imbedding of it in the coin is said to
have taken place in the presence of
world's business experience, financial Napolen Bonaparte, and a fund was
research and every dictate of common set aside by the bank of France to
honesty, will here prevail in complete honor it should it be produced, but
and enduring triumph.
tt has nat materialized as yet.
sczit tre wsia
of Cod-liver Oil with the Hy-
pophosphites, furnishes just the
nourishment needed for those
who are run down and pale and
thin and weak. If you lose flesh
in summer take Scott's Emul-
sion now. Don't wait till fail
or winter before beginning.
For sale at go&. and fz.o by all 4ruggit"-
"How much you make out of little
things," said Burrows admiringly.
"She came probably to hear what
passed between the man and woman in
the next compartment. Certainly shei
sat. :ri cJns" ti th- partition as possible.
Sho staid until after they had gone.
This she would naturally have done to
avoid detection, but I have- stronger
proof in the fact that near the gate I
find an imprint from the foot of the
man, and across it is one of the wom-
an. The latter is plainer than the first
and was consequently made last. By
plainer I mean that the outline of the
sole is easily traced across the larger
footprint, which it obliterates where
the two cross. There is another thing
worth noting. Observe that this woman
went almost in a straight line from the
gate into the summer house. In depart-
ing she came out in a straight line to-
ward the house and then turned and
went to the gate. Just where this turn
occurred she stopped for a moment."
"Why, you seem to discern a great
.deal. How do you deduce that?"
"Very easily and almost certainly. If
one walks or runs, the footprints must
be single and about equidistant. At the
point where I say that she stopped I
find two imprints nearly side by side.
So she stopped, but why?"
"Can you also tell that?"
"I think that I could make a very
shrewd guess. But we will leave her
for the present and take up the next set,
No. 8, a man's. He evidently had an
appointment, for he, too, entered by the
small gate and went directly to the
summer house. He returned as he came,
which strengthens the theory that his
sole object in coming was to meet some
one at this place. That it was not to
meet the woman whose movements I
have followed is shown by the fact that
his steps pass the compartment M, and
go to the other, N. There is another
point of great interest-he was attacked
by a dog."
"What? You don't nern to say that
the footprints tell you t!it.t"
"As clearly as q !...:hIi ,y ,rpoleo. II
cannot trace tle diFg' niuov-nments, for
his marks are al " rIhce lawn, .at- at
S unt oUn MiE yvon vull ot-
I^HH at No. 8's fic't show a gre.'t
Le'Ip prints in oue place. Here he
'' stopped by the dog, whose foot-
marks are numerous at the point indi-
cated. Their exaggerated shape, too,
shows clearly that the dog jumped upon
the man, and that in falling back upon
his haunches the mark of his whole leg
was made. Again, from this point to-
ward the gate I note that the stride of
the man increased. This means that he
ran away. You followed the other two.
What did you discover?"
"I gave you my drawings, and you
have them shown quite accurately. No.
2, made by a woman, commences, as you
know, at the steps of the dining room
piazza and leads to the summer house.
From there I traced it over to the river,
where I found a boat landing. Thence
she returned to the steps again. No. 1,
a man's, commences at the river bank
about 200 feet south of the landing and
leads directly to the steps. Thence it
follows around the house and out
through the main gate. Outside, un-
fortunately, our party this morning
made so many footprints that I could
not follow No. 1."
"Did you cross the river, Tom?"
"No, but there is a boat there, and I
meant to suggest that we go over to-
gether. I think we will find evidence on
the other side that my lady crossed last
night. Why else should she have gone
to the boat?"
"Certainly; we will go at once, but
first I have something more to commu-
nicate. Your theory was that the shot
was fired from without and by a wom-
an, and you inclined to the belief that
you knew the identity of-that woman.
What, then, do you think of this?" He
handed Burrows a beautiful silver
mounted revolver, in the chambers of
which were four loaded cartridges and
one empty cartridge. The weapon had
apparently been recently fired. Burrows
looked at it a moment in amazement
and then asked:
"Where did you find this?"
"Outside of the summer house, lying
in the snow, just where I claim that
the woman stopped. Now you see what
I meant when I said I could guess why
she did so. But you have not seen all
yet. There is a name on it. Recad."
Burrows examined the butt more at-
tentively, and there saw a piece of plate
let into the stock, and neatly engraved
thereon the name, "Alice Marvel."
"Mr. Barnes, what do you make of
"I think that someone had that pistol
last night and fired it. From other evi-
dence that I have I should say it is a
circumstantial probability that Miss
Marvel herself was here last night and
fired her pistol."
"This is the second time you have
used that phrase, 'circumstantial prob-
ability.' Won't you explain it?"
"Certainly. We are considering a
case purely on circumstantial evidence.
I have all my life made a specialty of
such, and I divide it into three grades,
according to the logical deduction which
it indicates. The first of these I call a
'circumstantial possibility.' For exam-
ple, had the wound in this case been
differently located it might have been
a 'circumstantial possibility' that it
Was a suicide. 8econd- we. have a ,'cir-
cumstintial probability' such' as I have
here and will explain. Third, the 'cir-
cumstantial proof' where the attendant
facts leave absolutely no rcom for
doubt is in my experience a rnre thing."
"I understand. Now will you tell me
why you think it a circumstantial prob-
ability that Miss Marvel was here and
fired the pistol?"
"From the facts which I have already
given you I should say it was a ques-
tion whether she was here or whether
some one else had her pistol. But 1
found another pistol."
"The deuce you didl"
"And this one," producing a dupli-
cate of the one already shown, "also has
a name-Harry Lucas. Now follow my
argument. Squire -Olney told us that
these two young people are sweethearts.
The tracks indicate that a woman play-
ed the spy on a man who came to meet
another woman. The weapons bear the
names of a man and his sweetheart. Is
it not plain? Miss Marvel came to hear
what the other girl had to say to her
lover, and he to her."
"You are right," said Burrows ex-
citedly, "and is it not equally evident
That the second woman is Miss Lewis?
Remember, the meeting was in her own
"I am more inclined to think so than
at first, though I do not commit myself
yet. But there is another matter worth
considering. I found Lucas' weapon in
the suow at the point where I claim he
was attacked by the dog. There is also
a little blood stain"-
"Ah, I see, you argue that he-drew
Shis pistol and fired at the dog, and so
account for the empty shell there?"
"Yes. But the blood stain is impor-
tant. I think that came from a wound
made by the dog's teeth. As the discol-
oration is visible, although somewhat
covered, I believe the snow stopped
shortly after. Thus I reckon that he
left about 9 o'clock. The woman left
after the snow had ceased."
"You think Lucas shot at the dog
and dropped his pistol in the scrim-
mage. Do you think Miss Marvel shot
at the dog also?"
"That we must. find out. I have
shown you the probability of the ca.e,
ending with the i03a that both bf t5se'
pistols were fired at the dog. But there
is another aspect which you must not
neglect, and that is the 'circumstantial
possibility.' Remember that both Lu-
cas and this girl, according to the
squire's story, had threatened the dead
man. They both came here armed, an
unusual thing for a' woman at all
events. Suppose that Lucas saw Lewis
through the window and shot at him.
The noise may have attracted the dog,
and thus that contest may have occur-
red after the discharge of the weapon,
instead of before. Further, suppose that,
seeing that her lover had left, the girl
had also taken aim at the same target.
One shot may have made the hole in the
ceiling, and the other nmay have reached
"Why, this becoams'moro complicated
every minute. What about the pistol in
Miss Lewis' room?"
"Ahl That is the problem. But,
come; we will go across the river."
Thereupon they proceeded to the boat
landing, marked L in the diagram, and
crossed in a light rowboat, which they
found fastened at that place. On the
other bank they found a continuation of
the footprints marked No. 2. These led
to the base of a gigantic maple (R),
around which a seat of boards had been
arranged. Mr. Barnes examined the
spot critically and finally said:
"I guess it was Miss Lewis after all.
See, this tree is covered with carved
monograms of her initials and Marvel's.
Evidently this has been a trysting place
for that pair of lovers. Here is another
evidence that the snow stopped shortly
after the meeting at the summer house,
for, whereas she came here directly, her
footprints on this side of the river are
quite distinct, showing that the snow
ceased during her trip over to this
"She met a man here too. See his
footprints. Could it have been the lover
this time-I mean Marvel?"
"Possibly. But let us see if we can
trace him to where he crossed the river,
if indeed it was he who did."
They followed the tracks, but they
entered the woods just back of the ma-
ple and were lost. However, a diligent
search along the river bank discovered
a track which emerged from the wood
and approached the river. They got
into the boat, rowed across to a point
opposite and found there the beginning
of the track.on that side marked in the
diagram No. 1.
"The directness of this trail from
this point to the house," said Mr.
Barnes, "is circumstantial proof that
the man crossed the river with the in-
tention of visiting that place. For
what? Whether he was or was not Lu-
cas, he had already had an interview
with Miss Lewis, and therefore his visit
was scarcely to her."
"How could it be Lucas?"
"Supposing he intended to kill Lew-
is after being interrupted by the dog,
could he not have gone around.by these
woods and returned later to' complete
his work? It is barely possible that the
whole thing was planned, that the in-
terview at the summer house was a pre-
liminary,, and that Miss Lewis went to
the maple, where she was later joined
bv Lucas. who told- her the result. f his-
women who make a business' of sending
out invitations, overlooking* lists and-.
generally superintend:ing the entire dis-
tribution of. the invitation -Thi neces-
sitates a revis-onof l the names and the
omission of all who happen' i' be WO '
longer available for social entertain-
ments from one cause or another. The'
women who attend to work of thid kind
relieve the hostess of all further respon-
sibility than the delivery to her Of the
invitations. This is a particular elief
to the people in society Wh6 happy~ n to'
spend any considerable fart qof their
time in Europe and are unfamiliar'with
the changes that take place in- New'
York. One young Woman' and her'm'oi6th
er have for several years made a vedr .
good living out of work of thiskind1
and there are a half dozen or nio6 Wh* 'F
devote their time to it. At many of t~t '
large balls a hostess never expeowt W
know personally all the people ahe in-
vites. Some of them play no more im-
portant part in her acquaintance then
place on her visiting list, and, that dir-'
tinction having 6nce been gained,- it is
likely to be secure until something very
serious happens. One of the duties of
the women who make a business 6f this
sort of thing is to See that invitations do'
not go to people whose friends would bW
grieved by the suggestion of their xl
tending: a balL-New York Son'.
18 reSp60ting it. The Metropolis pro-
of rmerl of San Fran t- ship. Glad fidings arrived yester-
CI I I r.
first atteinit and arranged the amoid.'1
"How could he know that he had
failed in his first shot?"
"I don't like to follow this line of
thought much, as it is all guesswork.,
Still, it is one of the pcasibilities, and
in case it turns out wrong will teach
you how easy it is to misconstrue cir-
cumstantial evidence. To continue it;
suppose that at the meeting over thd
trier Miss Lewis and Lucas determined
to finish what they had began. The ob-
ject would be that by killing old Lewis
the prosecution of Marvel would coaaw,
the complainant being dead. blina Lew
is undertakes to frnmish a weapon be-
cause he had lost his. She owns one, as
the squire has explained. ThereforeLu-
cas enters the house through the siid
door, and from the dining room has ac:
cess to the girl's bedioom, where si
gives him a pistol; tin 'je be easily ey.
ters the parlor. utich an ur.g'iSmTcnW
evouts would rendi !v a conrLt fcrt hr de-
stroying the eviti nec that her weapon
had been used. But don't lay too nmuel
stress on all tLi.s, for, as I said, it id
purely guesswork. There is a fl:-w i.r
it too. Why did MU..s Ls is Iare h, r ,
coadjutor on those raig sid ccf thb tI vt t
when they separatrl, nnid thins force
him to wade a streamui f ntrer on d
"That may bEi liscovri -.' A ft b"ut
look; there sre is, leaving the house."
"Now, Tom, I will give you a chiiae
to do some work alone. That girl has
gone to mail her letter. The nearest
postoffice is in the vicinity bf the bridge
and in a private house. See; she is go-
ing in that direction. By the road it id
more than a mile. By the river you cad
readily reach there first, as it is shorter.
Row as hard as you can and hide near
the postoffice. If she enters, wait till
she comes out and then go in and learn
the address on the letter. You will find
it in a cupboard in the hall, where the
mail is kept. That is the main thing
which we want. I will wait fi you at
the house unless something should turd
up to make me change my plans."
Burrows was already in the boat and
Started as soon as these last words were
uttered. Mr. Barnes waited till the girl
was out of sight and then returned
quickly to the house. He went straight
to Virginia's room and over to the writ-
ing cabinet in which she had placed the
pistol To obtain this he meant to break
the lock if necessary. Greatly to hit
surprise, he found the key In the jlck.
He opened the drawer, but did ibi fli d
therein the object of his search. Look-
ing around the room, he was startled to
find the pistol lying on the bed. He'
picked it up and noted that it was of
the same pattern as the other two which
he already had and, like them, bore a
plate with its owner's name, ti this in-
stance, "Virginia Lewis."
"Is. my last guess correct," thought
Mr. Barnes, "and did
instigany -"v3 slf "t H '
what itothis? Thisweapon has
cartridge in it." He examined it
and gently raised the hammer. "
heaven, she has replaced a shell for tht '
one which she removed. I wee it aD.
She wishes to get the best of me WI
some way. She knows that I picked al
the shell which she had drawn and
there would no longer be anything
gained by reloading the pistol. Why.
she has even taken the precaution to 0'
place the cartridge that the hammer
rests in the little indentation made in
the rim when fired, and there, on the
desk, is a little box of empty shell.
Evidently if I showed the one which
have she would laugh and show a bon
full However, I still have the brush
with which she cleaned the barrel But
I am wasting time. This girl will out-
wit Burrows. I must go after her myX
When passing through the dintag
room, he had noticed behind the door
Several hooks on which hung some
clothing. Hastening there, he found
these to consist of two suits of overalls,
such as farm hands use when at work
and evidently left there when the own.-
ers had last taken them off at a meals
time. In New England the farmers and
their help often eat together. Mr.
Barnes quickly donned one suit of these'
and, taking some whiskers from hid
pocket, was soon sufficiently disguised.
Having finished these arrangements, be'
left the house and hurried toward the'
Wadley's Falls postoffice.
S [TO BE CONTNfP bD.J
The Dance Dictator.
The large private dances given izr
New York afford a means of livelihood
to a number of women whose Work does
not appear conspicuously in the results
as important as it really i3. The lists of
many of the hostesses that entertain inl
this way are taken charge of by young
1 1 1 1 . _. r .
flowing into thie sea, causingi greatie oftee\aslanel Y" P'1
Against the Worldi
Norer.-lt must ie renemembered that the
wind is not a wholly reliable motive pow-
er and If the sailors sometimes find it im-
.osPible to make schedule time it mus t be
at argued to the elements; they do the best
''lie hchonitcr Crawford left lor
Peiiacola Friday with one pa-isenger.
CAPT. FRANK WTI'HERILL.
Carries the East Bay Mail between St.
Andrew.i Bay, Wetappo and intermedi-
ate points. Leaves St. Andrews daily
(except Sunday) at 6:00 a. m.; arrive at
Wetappo at 12:30 p. m.; leave Wetappo
at 1:00 p. m.; arrives at St. Andrews at
7:30 p. m. Makes landings regularly at
Harrison, Cromanton, Parker, Pitts-
Sburg and Farmdale. For passenger and
freight rates, see rate card in the sev-
DAVID M. VITHERILL, Contractor.
ROBr GwA\.rNEY, MASTER.
Leaves St. 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 Northi Bay, passengerss t'or
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.. Agrs
S A Week's Weather.
The following table shows what the
temperature at St. Andrews has been
during the past, week, from observations
taketb at the Buoa odfee each moriiing
Thursday........ Sept 2 76 1 9
F.-iday ............ 3 89
Saturday. ..... 4 80 88
Sundayv......... 5 79 66
Monday.... ..... 6 79 k45
Tuesday ......... .' 7 S0 88
Wednesday... ., 80 86
N ERVOUS Troubles are due to
Impoverished blood. Hood's Sar-
saparilla is the One True Blood
Purifier and NERVE TONIC .
reS HBarit. "Overland" Enemy.
In The Atlantio Monthly Mr. ChObarlee
Warren Stoddard, describing the ap-
pearance of Bret Harte's "The Luck of
Roaring Camp," explains the story of
the woman who was opposed to its pub-
liottion. There have been many render-
iUng of this incident. Mr. Stoddard's
Tergion is unquestionably the correct
In the August number of The Over.
land Monthly (1868) appeared "The
Lack of Roaring Camp." If Mr. Hartc
had been in doubt as to his vocation be.
fore, that doubt waa now dispelled for.
ever. Never was a more emphatio or
onqqestionable literary macoess. That
taoaeps began hi the' composing room,
- "j"aBiL~ fenl~Piad^^neotnariff.jMo e
Sal force, virility and originality. NW
doubt it was all very sudden and unex
pected. It shook the editorial and oom
posing rooms, the business office and
limited number of worthy people wh
bad seen "The Luck" in manuscript a
they had never been shaken save by thb
notorious Californian earthquake. Th
climax -was precipj stated when the just:
indignant editor, whose motives, liter
ary judgment and good taste had beez
impeached, declared that "The Luck o
Roaring Camp" should appear in th,
very next number of The Overlani
Monthly or he would resign his office
Wisdom finally prevailed, the artici
appeared, The Overland's success wa
assured, and its editor was famous.
Just try a Ic li ox of Cascarr-ts, th
I nest li'er and bowel regulator ever mad
A Paritalamnt Custom.
Before the speech from the throne i
road, when the houses are resumed i]
the afternoon, by the lord chancellor ii
the house of lords and the speaker in thi
house of commons, it is the practice ii
both houses to read one bill a first tim
pro form in order to assert their right
of deliberation without reference to thi
immediate cause of summons. Thick
practice is enjoined in the house of lord
by a standing order. In the house o
commons the same form is observed
pursuant to ancient custom and of thl
following resolution, passed March 223
1603: "That the first day of every sit
ting in every parliament some one bill
and no more, receiveth a first reading
for form sake." In the house of comn
mons the clerk of parliaments produces
an. ancient document which has served
this purpose for at least a century, en.
titled "A bill for effectually prevent
ing clandestine outlawries," which is
duly read a first time and ordered to be
read a second time and will never b(
heard of again till the opening of the
next session.-London News.
Iarvelaua ai'elsaalm of the eHnnAS Body,
The human body is an epitome in na-
turo of all mechanics, all hydraulics, all
architecture, all machinery of every
kind. There are more than 810 mechan-
Ical movements known to mechanics to-
day, and all of these are but modifica-
tions of those found in the human body.
Here are found all the bars, levers,
joints, pulleys, pumps, pipes, wheels
and axles, ball and socket movements,
beams, girders, trusses, buffers, arches,
columns, cables and supports known to
science. At every point man's best me-
ehanical work can be shown to be but
adaptations of processes of the human
body, a revelation of first principles
used in nature.-William George Jordan
in Ladies' Home Journal.
A Cure tor Bilious Colic.
Resource, screen Co., Ga.-I hare been
subject to attacks of biilious colic for sev-
eral years. Chamcrlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrh'wa Remedy is the only sure
relief. It actd like a charm. One dose
of it gires relief when jil other remedies
fail. ;. 1). SHAe'. For sale hy L. M
Ware & Co.. St. Andrews and ,Bayhead,
and all nLudciinte deal:hrb.
--Waunamaker & Brown' s ample
for Tailor Made Suits at L. M. Ware
Co's. Calla d get prices.
-"Lewis' men's and womeu's O0
ford ties, from $1 to $2, and a nice lot
patent tip low cuts at $1 a pair at at L
M. Ware & Co's.
-Rov. Beltz, presiding elder of th
M. E church will preaeh in Cromanto
next Sunday at 11 a. m., and in St. Ai
drews at 7:30 p. im.
-A lot of empty whisky barrels an
kegs, new and clean; suitable for win
ot: any other purpose for-which casks c
that character are used, for sale at '
-A good big Tablet for 5 cts; a large
Sone for 8 cts and a good thick schoi
tablet with 175 leaves for 10 cts; all wit
handsome covers and good, ruled papei
at the BUOY office.
-Marianna Journal: ''Born on th
29th ult. to Mr. and Mrs. C L. Wilso
a daughter. Mother and babe are ge
ting along nicely." It is Grandpa an
Grandma Wiselogel again.
-Our correspondents will please bea
in mind that their favors must be maile
early enough to reach us not later tha
Monday evening; otherwise they cannot
appear in the current issue.
-Send 16 cents in currency or pos
age stamps to H. C. McFadden, Assis
ant General Passenger Agent, Plan
System of Railways, Savannah, Ga, fo
deck'of handsome playing cards.
-Wagoners and fish haulers can fin
plenty of fish all the time and fish ro
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.
-The St. Andrews Bay Horticultura
and Improvement Association is prepal
ed to clear, improve and plant into fruit
any tract of land which may be give
them. It will pay all persons to buy
tract from them and have it improved
-Handsome letter heads with S
Andrews Bay date line and views o
either Cincinnati Hill or Buena Vist
Point, at 8c. per dozen; also map ofth
St. Andrews Bay country on back of
letter sheet at 12c. per dozen, at th
-I f 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 o
money and want to buy on your ow
time for actual settlement you can b
-Brother Caldwell of the Jaspe
News resents the calumny attempted t
be fastened upon him by the DeLan
News that, he is "the head of a fat'l
of eighteen," and expostulates that
"we never had but seventeen children:
in the family, all told; born in it, adopt
ed into it, or otherwise. It is seven
teen, brethren, please remember, it i
-Say! Did you ever eat of Mangrove
nappers? If you did not, so much o
vour life has been wasted. The firs
the BUoY ever sampled was last weel
and they were presented by Captain
Bod W llcox and i-ank Halglt, whi
succeed in captuing a few of thi
daintily flavored fish, and.of course, re
membered the editor with a share
Pompano, mackerel and mullet must al
take a backseat for mangrove snappers
-Messrs. Thompson & Johlnson of tht
Salisbury Lumber mill have just fitte
up their shingle saw and commenced
manufacturing shingles. They are turn
ing out a splendid article, usi.g onl?
the best heart pine in the manufacture
and expect to be able to sell them a
about $2 25 per M. With a good :hin
gle at this price right here at home
there is uo longer any excuse for send
ing away and paying a higher price for
an inferior article.
-President C. L. Hayes of the State
Normal College at DeFuniak sends oul
an interesting circular letter setting
forth the advantages of that superior
educational institfition. The session ot
1897-8 will open Oct. 4 and continue
eight months, with a recess of one week
Christmas. The spring term will opera
Monday, Jan. 31. Tuition is free tc
those who expect to teach; board $2.5(
per week and up; half fare on railroads
can be obtained; no graduation fee, and
no effort is spared to make the DeFuni-
ak Normai the best and most popular
educational institution of its class any-
-The traveling public, especially
those who, coming to or going from St.
Andrews Bay, pass through Pensacola,
will be pleased to learn that, Mrs. W.
F. Lewis who, for a vear or more leas-
ed the .popular Lewis House of Pensa-
cola to other parties has again assumed
the entire management of it. The
house is all newly furnished and clean
throughout and Mrs. Lewis will be
pleased to have the patronage of all her
f-iends and former patron and travel-
ers generally. The location of the
Lewis House, immediately opposite the
waiting room of the Union Depot, could
not be improved upon.
The Young Peoples Baptist Union
Meets at the Baptist church every
SSunday at 3 ,. m. All invited.
The Y. P. S. C. E. meets every Sun-
day afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at the
Presbyterian church. All interested
in Christian Endeavor work are
earnestly invited to attend.
"My boy cane home from school one
.day with his hand badly lacerated and
bleeding, and suffering great pain," says
Mr. E. J. Schall, with Meyer Bros. Drug
SCo., St. Louis, Mo. "I dressed the wound
and applied Chamberlain's Pain Balm
freely. All pain ceased, and in a remark-
ablyshort time it healed without leaving
a scSr, For wounds, sprains, swellings
and rheumatism I know of no medicine
or prescription equal to it. I consider it
a household necessity." The 25 and 50
cent sizes f.r sale by L.M. Ware & Co..
St. Andrews and Bayhead, and all medi-
Troublesome Tetter SUGA REGULATION
n__amIpling and Classifying Un-
tler thie New Tariff Law.
Suffered for Years and Could Find te tariff L
o Curo Until Hood arapa A Washingtdipatch of Sept. 5
No Cure Until Hood's Sarsapa-
rlllawas Tried-Scrofula Cured.ays: Te treasury department has
S.repared tihe regulations governing
"I suffered with Letter on one of my
limbs just above the ankle. I tried a the sampling and classifying of imn-
great many remedies, but nothing did me ported sugars and molass's under the
any good. The disease was very trouble- lie" tariff law, and they will be f'r-
some for 12 or 13 years. In the spring
I began taking Hood's Sarsaparilla ially p'romultgated tomorrow.
and after taking several bottles of this One of the principal and most in-
medicine, I was completely cured. Hood's o cne ae i e
Sarsaparilla also increased my weight." tat of the changes made
F. P. REGISTER, Statesboro, Georgia. old regulations, which were made in
"When my boy was three months old 1883, is the provision requiring that
he broke out with eruptions. He was the r e o
the rc-sample of sugars shall be taken
treated by a physician and the eruptions
would heal but would break out again, at the time the original sample is
We resolved to give him Hood's Sarsapa- taken. This provision ifas been
rilla, and when he had taken two bottles deemed expedient to event any us-
he was cured. He has had no trouble
with scrofula since, but isperfectly well." picion of ii t egulah ity.
JOHN R. SMITH, Shady Spring, W. Va. Many new pi visions are also in-
If you have decided to try Hood's Sarsa-lded in tee re uiatious with tile
parilla do not be inducedto buy any other.lude te regulation with t
Hood's Sarsaparilla is the best, in fact, object of securing uniformity at the
the One True Blood Purifier. Sold ball different laboratories, where sugnis
druggists. Price 1, six for 5. are tested. As soon as the change
-Send 16 cents in currency or post- can be made, only the half-shadow
age stamps to H. C. McFadden, Assist- polariscope will be cnilpl,'yd il mak-
ant General Passenger Agent, Plant ing tests instead of the sola instru-
System of RAilways, Savannah, Ga., for ments now used, ard as all instru-
deck of handsome slaying cards.
ments and apparatus will be stand-
f'ersonal. ardized by-tne oflfils of the Coast
Dr. W. B. Standifer who canm and Geodetic Survey, in order to se-
hlere several months ago from cure uniform iesunlts.
Georgia, hoping his health which The tests of the classification of
was seriously impaired, might be re- sugars have been changed, so that
gained, was disappointed in his hopes, the average tests agreeing within
having been but temporarily im- two-tenths of 1 per cents hall govern
proved, returned some weeks ago to the classification. Under the act of
his old home, Blakley, Ga., whence 1883 the determining test was the
he was followed last Saturday by lowest of two tests, agreeing within
Mrs. S. and the children. People of three-tenths of a degree. This
St. Andrews are sorry to part witl change wasimade because the present
this excellent family, and had hoped law provides for a sliding scale of
the Dr. would find it this advantage duties o1 fractions of a degree, ana
to remain here permanently. Dr. because it was believed that this
Standifer will probably place him- method, which follows the commer-
self under treatment in some one of cial practice, would be fairer to all
the noted institutions of the north in concerned. Warrant fdr this change
the hope of being cured, was obtained from an opinion render-
J1. B. Calhoun of Marianna who ed by the solicitor of the treasury.
has been sojourning for several .ll1 that portion of the regulations
weeks at the Bay departed for Mari- applying to the polarization by chenm-
anna Saturday morning. Mr. Cal- ists is new, and it is believed by the
houn is a pleasant gentleman and department that it will giye the gov-
will be accorded a cordial greeting ernment the benefit of scientific
whenever he can make it convenient methods, which have greatly improv-
ed since the act of 1883. The regu-
to drop down upon us here at theed ce the act of 1 The r
lations were preparedt by a committee
Bay. of experts, which include the clihem-
Hon. Reif Karl cuouty coninis- ists of the agricultural department,
sioner representing the southern por- officers of the internal revenue bti-
tion of the county, pas ed through roan and the experts of the coast anl
St. Andrews Satuay n route to Geodetic survey.
St. Andrews Saturday (u route to *
e Vernon, via Aderrsoni to meet with HOO0D'8 barsa.parilla has over and
,f the board at its regular Sepiteimbr oicr again proved by its cures,
t session. I. when all other prcpnra tionA failed, that
t aasion. : isit is bthe One True BLOOD Purifier.
k 3[asiianna Jonrnal: Miss Sallic
s Wv s return II wee k fThe Weh ofProvrdonce.
Story iTlasans t. o meve lct.kc "'1otlelhan was
Sa g along thbQ Bowery, when the
. ay. jagged, woebegone specimen of the
. tramp species of tho gonus homo ap-
1 A Pointer. prached him. The citizen stopped to
.Time.--Union. listen to the story told by Wandering
Simeunion. Willie, looking so symtpathetic that the
a The deficitt ia the revenues tor hobo put in his best work.
d August is about the largest on re- "I'm a victim o' hard luck. On the
d cord in time of peace. It was at the dead. See? I hain't got nothing but the
I. marble heart for a week. My father was
Rate ot $165,000,000 for the year. It rich, and soon as he died the executor
was largely due, of course, to advance ran off to Europe with the estate.
t o and w b I followed him, and the ship got
t inportations. and was expected, but wrecked, and after ten days my boat
- the republicans will watch with anx- landed on a island where there was can-
Siety the developments at the custom- nerbals. My ten companions was eaten,
- and the cannerbals was so full they
h house during the next few months. went er slep, an while they was snoozin
I went ter sea in their boat; picked up
S Unique Wedding Festivities. by a boat, went ter Spain; pinched fer
t The saying that good newspaper bein with pirates and got five years in
reporters are born, not made, receives quod. 'Soaped an got back ter Ameriky;
worked in a coal mine blowed up by
-verification in the following account dynamite. Arter got out o' hospital I
Sof a South Florida marriage feast, tried railroadin, an first tripfell through
B contributed by a correspondent to a bridge and broke a few o' my ribs;
: hired out ter a farmer an fell out o'
the Orlando Star: Tomorrow is to be the barn ah broke the rest o' my ribs
San eventful day at Mrs. IIancock'Hs and an arm. Jess got out o' their hos-
away up on the Big Econlockhatchee pital a week ago, anIain't had a hand
Creek. If you could just take a peep "My poor fellow," said the benevo-
at the big pot all bogged up in rice lent gentleman, "it does seem a shame
and e baked tukes ad chickens that in a country where there is plenty
Sand the baked turkeys and chickens for all you -should be so afflicted, but
an' 'tater pies and cake wid icin' on the ways of Providence are inscrutable.
it, you wouldn't ask what was going I would help you gladly, if it was not
p y w k so plain that Providence has a special
to happen; you would know that object in view with you, and it would
somebody was going to get married, be sinful for me to iuterfcre. But I am
sure. They are. It came about this sincerely interested and would be glad
to hear what happens to you next."-
wa : You see, it's mighty good fish- New York Journal.
ing in that part of the creek where
What a Stamp Collection Did.
Mrs. Hancock lives, and for some a Stmp Cletton ltt
They are telling an interesting little
time there's been a mischievous old story in Toronto, which, if not true, is
bacnelor from near Gabriel la going certainly ben trovato and will furnish
up tl~ee fishing. His name is Willis philatelists wth a greater justification
for the indulgence in their craze than
A. Rouse. Next thing we folks any they have probably had before. The
on the little creek knew, was that receiving cashier of the Bank of British
the miscieos .b. had won the North America, when he was appointed,
the schieous o.b. had won the was required to give bonds to the
heart of lair Miss Hancock, and to- amount of 2,000.
morrow they are to be made as one. He did not find this a particularly
S S f t i e n easy thing to do, for he had no friends
Miss Susie, for that is her name, is a to whom he could go. In thinking over
sister of Joseph Hancock of beaver- ways and means, it struck him that per-
hat fame, well known to the people haps his collection of stamps made
when a lad might help him out of the
of Orlando and Orange county. All difficulty, as he had some rare specimens.
the folks down this way that haven't He accordingly hunted out his album,
any way to get there are feeling which had lain unregarded for over 20
years in an old drawer.
mighty bad; the thought of missing Then he made a catalogue and sent
all that good eatin', cooked in real it to a rich stamp collector of his ao-
old-fashioned style by good old Mrs. quaintance. In due course came a reply
from that gentleman saying he was pre-
Hancock, is enough to make them pared to give the sum of 42,000 for the
feel bad. Sure it is, and we're sorry collection.
The cashier thereupon took the letter
and his stamps to the bank directors
No Cure---No Pay. and offered them as the security he was
required to furnish. They were accept-
That is the wav all druggists sell Grove's ed, and the bank has had the stamp-
Tasteless Chill Tonic for chills and ma- book looked up in its vault ever since.
larii. It is simply iron and quinine in a An estimate has just been made of the
tasteless form. Children love it. Adults value of its contents, and the lucky
prefer it to bitter, nauscatillg toni cs. cashier finds that his stamps are worth
Price, 50c. the snug little fortune of 7,000,
Will Nt Perform Miracles
But It Will Cure.
Feel anid S e Stabl,
R. MILES' RESTORATIVE NERVINE
cures nervous prostration. Not mi-
raculously, but scientifically, by first
removing the .germs of disease, and then
supplying healthy nerve food, increasing
the appetite, helping digestion and strength-
ening the entire system. Desperate cases
require prolonged treatment as shown by
that of Mrs. M. B. Reed, of Delta, Iowa, who
writes: "As the result of a lightning stroke,
the physicians said I had a light stroke of
paralysis, my limbs would all draw up. I
Dr. Miles' would have throbbings
in my chest that seemed
Nervine unendurable. For three
months I could not sleep
Restores and for three weeks did
not close my eyes. I
alth ...* prayed for sleep, and
felt that If relief did not come I would be
dead or insane. I took Dr. Miles' Restora-
tive Nervine and the second night slept two
hours and from that time on my health im-
proved; slowly at first, but steadily and
surely. I took in all 40 bottles, and I cannot
express how grateful I am, for I am now
perfectly well, and have taken no medicine
for over four months." Dr. Miles' Nervine
Is sold by druggists on guarantee that first
bottle benefits or money refunded.
Book on heart and nerves free. Dr. Miles
Medical Co., Elkhart, Ind.
BEADACHEcured in 20 minutes by Dr. Miles'
PAIN PILLS. "One cent a dose." At druggists.
Trencherous Cape Cod.
Nobody knows how many vessels have
been wrecked on Cape Cod since the
bleak December day when the Mayflower
rounded Race point and sought shelter
in what is now the harbor of Province-
town. The number is very great, how-
ever, and the loss of life on this most
dangerous part of the whole New Eng-
land coast has been something appalling.
A list, admitted to be incomplete, of
the wrecks since 1873 shows that 151
vessels, including three steamers, have
gone to pieces on the pitiless sa-nds of
the cape, and, had not the waves always
hastened to remove the evidences of
their work, the shore all the way from
Chatham, at the elbow of Massachu-
setts' elbow, to the crook of her bent
hand would be piled high with the ribs
and planking of shattered vessels. A
large proportion of the cape's'victims
are coasting schooners, with only an oc-
casional bark or brig. These disasters,
therefore, rarely attract much attention,
but they are tragical none the less, and
ahlost every storm adds to the number
of dreIadful stories which the lighthouse
keepers and members of .the life saving
service have to tell.-New York Times.
FOR RENT !
THE "C'ER PLACE
Oin Watson Bny()o is offeirel for rent
for one season withliprivilege of'two
''ithe triglit party, who will take
goinl car, ofI the preini.ses. here i. a'
Splendid Opp0ai unty!
F:.'r II L- I I : I. l i it BUO i n.'i i lce.
IMPPVE0D IFA FI SALE
Gilt Ek Bargain for Someone!
Ond hundred and sixty acres of choice.
F irn ing Land il the south half of section
7, township 4s, of range 13w. Good
Dwelling House, Ilrive Well, convenient
outhouses, Fine Fruit Orchard of Pears,
Peaches, Plums, etc., and nearly 1,000
Grape Vines, all in 'bearing. It taken
soon will be sold for
$ 1 O 0!
And the improvmneinClt alone cost a good
deal more money. Would prefer cash
down. Iut mighI give time on one-half the
umirchase money. For full particulars ad-
dress the Buoy, St. Andrews Bay, Fla.
J. D. Howell will not i e responsible for
any contract made in the name of J. 1).
Howell & Co. (Sgined,)
Dated, Aug. 19, 1897. J. D. HOWELL.
Notice in Divorce.
ORDi)Er iOR PICBLICATION.
First Judicial C ircii of' Florida -Circuit
Court of'W' ashington County.
Mixoii D)fe ndiitii. t
It being made to appear from the alle-
gations of said bill of conlplaint and the
same li rig sworn to, that hlie defn iidan
J. F. lr'A., is not a resident of the sfatlo
of Florida, but is a resident of the slate of
Georgia and that he is over the age of 21
years of ago; It is therefore ordered that,
the defendant J. F. Mixon plead, answer
or dLmn i to the said bill of complaint on
or by the 5th day of October. A. D. 1897,
the same being the first Monday of Octo-
ber and a rule day of this court or said
bill will be taken as confessed.
This order to lie published once a week
in any weekly newspaper plbhlished in
said county for the period of four weeks
prior to tlie 5th day of October, A. D.
1897, the same being the first Monday in
October, A. ). 1897.
Done and ordered this 14th day of
August, A. D. 1897, W. B. LASSITTER,
Clerk of Courts, Washington Co., Fla.
W O. BU.TLE %olicitor for Complt.
St. Anrews Poultry Yards,
G. W. SURBER, SR., Prop.,
ST. ANDREWS BAY, FLA.
--Breeder of Pure---
..... L L
$2 Pr epi A. I I .R
Eggs for Setting, $1 for Fifteen
CHIPLEY-. ST. ANDREWS BAY HACK LINE,
A. C _G--A.. PROPRIETOR. I E,. V- C. -A-Y, M-ANAGER.
Parties en route for St. Andrews Bay or other points
can arrange for conveyance at reasonable rates by ad-
dressing, A. J. GAY, Chipley, Florida.
R. F. BRACKIN.
I C.A.S= STO:EE. I
W. L. BRACKIN.
R. F. BRACKIN & SON,
Hats : and
R, .-E I T
PAINTS and OILS,
OUEENSWARE and HARDWARE.
A Remarkable Clubbing Offer
TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS.
By special arrangements with the publishers we will accept subseriiptions
for the 4" nd eW 5 n and
Leslie's Illustrated Weekly
for one year for $3.00.
When yon consider tl at the price of Leslie's Weekly alone is $4.00 *.
year, you can readily see what a spleilni ofl'r ;t is we are ma.king.
Leslie's Weekly is the oldest and bc)st establi:hel dof the great illus-
Strated New York j urnals. It is the most pin'lIlar m l th li ost enterpris-
ing; its itlll t;aiions are all of the highest odier amnd arlesinperbly printed.
'helre s no imnin rtaiLt event halippen'ig. eihll)e at 1,'rne ,or aliroadl, but thai
a IESLIE i-elra .eCrtallive is on hailt toI ehronlicle n u)t ), 'lu :an I ',1C.Ii:. tull-
.sert.',n n,, ,othl 1>, v3.s i '.
eimen il Br thi:,t the iiinlv temi.Iv wnlicl t yVI can a .,iil yirselfci of thi*
s-itlcm.ni,'t .ir is to iii every inrstinet, remil $3.00 to the IUUov.
.~ * *
T"VU'Aia lool 's a rs ila Vo6POd *"iuru Wjaulnos joi jo ps
. 03 SO.iP 9OIM I9 iH1 -.. p N .
ssweppv -ud nfSoimB; *imnmd iMxm.uaqln' o9 4
paIda pe sqaiqgS pne s3aa., i'i antsJO punr ngJ ,
0 aUO I fIJU .,-,'J'O O sMiA itaqdafo0oqjt '4,,
-au Luni q +% paBi-tmir lurnd sa.no A&LU f(
AUBuu r apisaqanoIl a) L 6szi aqil o .Faneual poo3 "' i1
ai' Ile ua l-uo ll!i anotle)e 3 86-91 M.an o .'
B Inoqi a 4q ol qsq.tM 'Un op I iql 1!t n T sainuq '1-41.1 S&
2uiisa1ainji Anuu os pug I ii paulo' aaIt .
niq'Ad iv p i I *an.o) ;3 jasJ)iN aIqiG A '
ipoS odoeBvam pus asu~SId no( I!,,A. :kan~o .:- '.
-"Ba 4681 ino jo saoullo s9 sallai. Alad ano t
%*g%0130 miv IVO1 AiV3 3a n1 TTA1,
L* g I .A A ).SYtlO A" aAooL ? "4)H^ *
896 1 o ..d ,o1 .
S0 W.LWO 3 N N
SIREISHflM V 4MO Od aHl l
CSuul.f ^t e&arnrSaip
Captain, JAS. E.CLARK.
Mobile to Carrabelle, via Pens cola, St. Andrews
Bay, Cromanton and Apalachicola.
255 Tons Burden. Passenger Capacity 50
PA S-SE l- -E I-ATES:
, (St Andrews a;t and )
)t C ron io ant d 0 t .. Andrews Bay to Apalachicola..
Apalachicola .......... 7 00 Carrabelle .....
Carracelle ............ 8 00 Apalachicola to Carrabelle.......
EAST BO'JND. WEST BOUND.
5th, -1'th and 25th at 7 p.m .. ........ Mobile ..........12 h, 22d andd a. m.
"7th 17th. and 2-itli In. St Andrews Bity and1
7th, 17th and 27th p ni.. ... .(.onm ntnly . ...llth, 21st and 1st a.m.
8th, 18th and 28th a.m..........ApalachiColLa ......llth, 21st and 1st p. m.
th, 19th and 29th a m...........Carrabelle.... Oth, 20th and 30th noon
Connects at Apalachicola with steamers up Chattahoochee River. At
Carrabelle with C. T. & G. Railroad for Tallahassee.
For further information, freight rates and special rates for large parties
dd ress, CAPT. iaAS. C0a L 'it, Mobile, Alabama.
S11 ---- C-'-- I I I II III I
ELveryiody ;baS Si,.
Cascarets CaindYv (':tin:t:lc. '! (, moi s wOnn-
derful medical dia,-, tr\ f t!, aue, p eas-
a .it and ir'fr. ht !t tL a;it. '. ,at' guntly
and i.0,0,; tiv*ly (., 1 ii.i.- i;v'*r innd t-owels,
cl,'ai ; ):"iii ;' ; o "r ', 5O': s m n'. (!:.a ii('l coils,
coon":r J ...-.. ,. r,, i;: i L', ;:;! ti sti artiou
anil, ) i. :. i i ;.: biv ail try a box
of : i; :(' d : ; :, s. ',ld and
g e a,r : )'', '"'" i'y .il V rI;! V-' tI,
Is hIerob' y given to all parties holding
claims agaIintst the estate of John Con-
stiantin, late of Washington county, de-
ceased, to present tIlhen to the under-
signed administrator within twelve
month: s from the date hereof, or the same
will be barred )v the statute of limita-
tion. W. I. SINGLETARV, Admr.
April 14, 1897.
bchlhester's Engian Diamond dand.
S Original snd Only Genuine.
~ -. SAFE, always reliable. LADIES uk ,
SDr ggist for Cltchster' Esnglsb Dia-
Inond Brand in Led and Gold metalltiic\7
'boxeo sale1d with blue ribbon. Take
S other. Refuse dangerous sub"..
tions and imitations. At Druggists, orsend 4.
in tampa for particulars, testimonials and
1 eIef I fior Ladies, tnletter, by retgr
Mall. 10 000 TstimuooiAl. Nam Paper.
SChlheiter alemileal O.,hMadison $quaree
Sold by all Local Dr--ists. Phila.. Pa.
The Old Reliable
Established38 years. Treats-maneortemale,
married or single, In cases of exposure
abuse, exoases or mproprletles. SKILL
GUARA.NTE3D. Board and apartment
furnished whioa desired. QueStion Blan~.
audn "ko rce.o, Callcr wrty.
- I I
Thursday, Sept, 9, 1897.
Corrected by L. 11. Ware & (.
4ugar, lbf Tea,
'Granulated .....6 He No.......
Cotlee,A ...... 6. Gunpowder..
Lt brown..... 6 Uncol'd Jap..
.floffee, Cond milk, 1
Green.... 12020 Unsweetn'a.12)
Arbuckle, ti t1 $1 Sweetened..
-;ingei snaps 31 R 25 Baking powder
rackers,soda., 7 Royal........
Tobacco, plug 25a50 Campbell ....
raisins *Canned fruit
London layers.. 12)t Peaches.... 1.
Valencia.... .. 8 T omatoes.....
lic( ........ 6 Apples........
Dried Peaches 8 Apricot........
Coal Oil prgal ....15 Strawberries..
gasoline "......20 Pineapple.....
lorida Syrup... 40 Canned Meats
ioney......... 1.00 Roast Beef... 1
inegar ........ 30 Corned Beef..l
Cheese pr lb.... 15 Chipped Beef..
Butter ........ 25 Lobster ......
bard ........ 6 Salmon.......
13cans ........... 4 Canned Vegetable
Cocoanut pkg .. 10 Bakd Beans...
Fiuit Puddine .. 10 Corn.........
Jelly, glass .. 15a25 Peas............
Lime Juice...... 50 Pumpkin......
Eggs per doz... 15
S O N3 .... 2,85 D. S. pr b.....
Majestic.... 3.00 Bacon Sides....
)orn Meal pr bu 60 Fresh .... 8
Jat Meal pr lb... 5 Br'kf'stBacon.
,orn perliu........58 Ham canvassed
Irish ....... 1 20 Beef
Early R'se seed 1.20 Corned........
Sweet ....60@75 Fresh........8
aalit,pr sack. . 85 Dried.........
Table ........ 5 Milk pr qt......
Nails, ter lb3'e.t4k Ax,with handle.
Galv wire do.6a6j Hoes, each .... 35
Manilla rope. ..9a1 2l-'..,Fppr paint, can
Stoves cook,.,.:$.mt' Linseed oil, gal55(
Pipe, per joint 15
Prints, per yd.. 5a8 Checks ........
Sheetihgs .... 5a9 Flannel ....... 15
Iuslin....... 9all Thread per spool.
Jeans....... 15a45 Shoes, ladies.$1ai
Extrapants pat 2'25 Men's... $140a
Hay pr cwt..75al.l0 Oats pr h u......
Bran....... 95al.05 Brick, pr M..... l
Rope Sisal .....7@9 Lime pr hbl......
FRUIT and NUTS.
Oranges pr doz.. Pecans pr Ib .....
Apples..... .. 12 Walnuts. ......
Lemons ...... .. 30 Alnonds ........
In shell pr1,000 1.50 Opened prqt ..
H.r-c... $80al00 Cows....... $15a
.lMules... 1f l0i. 155 Hogs ........$3 t
Qxein. pr yoke $40ii 'l --, p ..........
C'iileuseach 15a25 Geese each. 45
farkev .... 75al.00 )ucks ....... 1I
Ve.ison pr 11, 7:tla i Turkeys...... 75al
Prc sh 1 ilt
-,--M.- illet pr dose L.ic Mullet pr bb I
Tl Iout........., 25 1 .Jut........ 4
Pumpano pr lb.. 6 Pomp.ano.... 1
Sturgeon...... 10 Mackeral....
FlIo ri ng, Ceiling.
L.eart,j m. .. ;.'l Heart, mi. 41
Face I .0li Face ... 1
Sap ... 10,IO0 Sap . 1
Drop .siling, Cl:ipholti ls,
HeIart face 'O ,1n 15.00 1.:xi; in. i t i. .1
6a ) 10.n0 I. riiiilsiing lurmi-
il ul' iiiu ler i. 1 2 her, .. $l ?-
Heart sh singles, 2.50 Jat Ili, .) in.. .
Sap .-.5I1 u3llit lumber,
SkATE O OHIO, C'#v OF TlOLEDO
Frank J. Cheney takes oath that
S is the senior partner of the firm of I
Cheney & Co., doing business in the (
of Toledo, county and state aforesaid,
that said firm will pay the sum of O
HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and ev
case of Catarrh that cannot be cured
the use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.
FRANK J. CHENE'
Sworn to before me and subscribe
my presence, this 6th day of Deceml
A DW, 1866. A. W. GLEASON,
[SEAL.] Notary Publi
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken intern
and acts, directly on the blood and
cous surfaces of the system. Send
J. J. CHENEY & Co., Toledo, (
Sold by I)ruggists, 75c.
Hall's Family Pills are the best.
English as a Cursing Medium.
A pleasiug tosti nmnial to the resou
of the English language was given
Manchester. An inquiry was being I
as to a house reputed to be used for gm
bling. It was frequented by poor Je
and they were stated in a general T
to have spoken their own Yiddish-
cept when they wished to swear. T
they used English. Our oaths appea
be simpler and stronger than those
any other tongue. The Spaniar
though it must be admitted they
coarser, are too elaborate. They sw
not in words, but in sentences.
same may be said of Italian execratim
French oaths are a failure. They bea
in slang, but in simple objurgation t
are nowhere. German imprecat
mean a good deal, but that is just w]
they fail. The essence of a good ro
oath is mystery. And that is why Ar
ican swearing, though sonorous, mi
its mark. There is too much though
it.-St. Jnaus naz-ette.
Tetter, Salt-Rhe3m and Eczema
The intense itching and smarting i:
dent to these diseases isinstantly alla
by applying Chamberlain's Eye
Skin Ointment. Many very bad c-
have been permanently cured by it.
is equally efficient fur itching piles
a favorite remedy for sore nipp
chapped hands, chilblains, frost I
and chronic sore eyes. 25 cts. per I
Dr. Cady's Condition Powders,
just what a horse needs when in
condition. Tonic, blood purifier
Svermifuge. They are. not food
medicine and the best in use to pi
horse in prime condition Prict
ents per package.
For sale by L. M. Ware & Co., St.
ws Bay and Bayhead and all media
\ .. ...
Special to the 3uor..
Paul Guderian and ,Johln Sabete.,
left last Tuesday for Aiaialchicila in
The young lian whoi htrt him-
self last week diving in Sandy creek
has almost recovered. [The BuoY was
lmisinfornled as to the consequences
of his leap having resulted fatally-
lRif Karl our county conimuis'ioiier
has gone to Vernon this week.
R. S. Shippy was a caller here.
E. Mosher ot Cratuantou has been
visiting at Wetappo tihe past week.
The south-east qnaiter of town-
ship four has been sold to a company
who will put in a turtentino camp mon
Sandy creek, also saw mill and cross-
WV. W. Ross of tile Ross & Rice
tie camp has gone to Dalkeith.
J. J. Kroniniller and J. Dyer
have gone to Old Town in the
Wise men know it is folly to build on a
poor foundation. Relief obtained by dead-
ening symptoms is short. Hoods Sarsa-
parilla cures and gives lasting health.
Hood's Pills cure nausea, .ick headache,
indigestion ,ili,,,-. ~.mJ A .I dli..; i- m. 25c
Special to the Buor.
C. Ecker's daughters of Pensa-
cola spent part of a day with their
father st his place here last week.
Thie people are busy getting ready
for fall gardening.
E kosher visiteil his son at tlhe
head of the bay on Friday.
J. N. Forbes is improving.
It is claimed by those who ex-
perinlented that sugar cana will yield
about $40 net, pe: acre of land.
Fhe actual yield being $80. Fertil-
izer and labor costing one half.
Now thero are at least one hund;ed
farmers on tile bay and vicinity wlho
can grow five acre of cane. That
would be worth clear of expenses
$20,000 to the growers, but it would
bring at least $10,00 more to the
bay, thus putting in circulation $30,-
000. That would dispel thel hardly
times in thiis part of thie country.
There will be no trouble to dispose
15c of tlhe product if the people produce
$25 enough of it.
S$4 Let every man put out next
$:2 spring from one-half to two aces
ia50 to get seed to I:t out a big crop tile
.'11 'll ving year, aid there will be a
1.00 sugar mill put up that will pay f'ron
two-fifty to th ree dollars per tolu fr the,
5,00 green- etne. That wuITd -I tler
.50 than the Klnl\ike.
It Saves tthe Croupy Children.
Seaview, Va.-We have a splendid sale
1.00 on Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, and
0.'0 our customers coming from far and near
speak of it in the highest terms. Many
'.00r have said their clildm.-n would. have died
bof croup if Chiniberlain't Cough Remedy
had not been givelln.-KELLAM &-OURREN.
Thea25 and 50 cent sixes for sale by L. M.
!0 Ware & Co., St. Andrews and Bayhlead,
-- and all miedicinedealrs.
he BLOOD WON,
City Fair Anna Was a Deacon's
and Niece, but She Enjoyed the
-ery St. Louis Republic.
1 by One of the menc who came in from
the country and has climbed from the
Y. bottom of the ladder to the top, likes
S to tell a story on his wife, whose
second beauty is crowned by a mass
c. of silken lair as white as cotton.
ally We both lived on a farm then,"
fu- he says. "Anna was an orphan and
brought up by a strict old uncle, who
O. was a deacon. She was pretty and
bright, but so prim and straight-
laced that she would sanction noth-
rces ing to which the deacon himself ob-
at jected, and no old Covenanter ever
eld drew the lines more closely than he
way Next to Anna my affections were
ex- settled on a colt that was good to
r to look at and developed a wonderful
e of speed and gamenes tlat spoke of ar-
.ae istocratic descent. I told this to no
ear, one but Anna, and it was with gceat
The difficulty that I induced her to ride
tus one Sunday with me to a camp meet-
;hey ing behind a real trotter.
ions Going to the meeting I regulated
und the colt's pace to suit the day and
ner- the occasion, and he was as sedate as
sses '.he deacon himself., The only girl of
the neighborhood who pretended
Sto rival Anna in beauty was
a. there with a young fellow who priid-
ived ed himself on having the fastest
horses in the county.
sundown she told Anna that we had
better start home early. They
woult require much less time and
would probably pass us on the wav.
.That made me mad, and I thought I
detected an unwonted fire in her
eyes. We were jogging homeward
as decorously as we had gone, talk-
ing solemnly as we should, when
there was a rush past us, a cloud of
Sdust and a mocking laugh that bade
' : ' '- 3'hy c. .L .u ;"'."
;nd i, ulli i liIke a ugloaat. I was
nid Iti t') l,
'Let 'i-:r g,'!' ca [me itweehe hter i ed
lips and white .et teeth just as a girl
of the pci iod woulL say 'Let 'cr go,
That was enough. Fences andt
trees flew the other way. Blood told,
and the colt seemed on wings. VWhen
Prints or li.l '.r i,1y- ry be trans-
ferred to glasq by a very simple process.
The glass i.s ei,,.u' I with alcohol and a
poliher, theu co:.atd with fl;:e dacmmar
varrish, laiu on .. evenly. It is then
put away in a pl.-... ,where there is no
dust, where it is to remain until it is so
sticky that when touched with the finger
the glass, if a small il.it... may be lifted
by the adhesion. The p cture to ee trans-
ferred must be soaked ii: rainwater until
it is completely ;'.i tr.it-il, then placed
between sheets of blotting paper and
rentlv ressed This removes all su-
IS J UST AS OOD FOR ADULTS.
WARRANTED. PRICE 5Octs.
GALATIA, ILLS., NOV. 16, 189.
Paris Medjeine Co., St. Louis, Mo.
GentleBten:-Wo sold laat.year, 600 bottles of
GROVE'S TASTELESS CIILL TONIC and have
bwihlit threa gross already this yeaf. In all our ex-
t'crtince <.,( 14 years, In the drug business, have
never. sild an nrcle that gave such universal satip'
lac un ua rut r TOaiu. 'Lra trLi ...
Anl L Y, CA IIB C4
A n 9r rw0ws
We have made a rlanllrlllemei1ts t
which we can furnihi thiis liitn 3.\ i'
covering about eig lltem rili.s'1f Millarec
of territory, including the Cinciiiati
C. .m-pan y's' Tract, t~I-. fiarm'i&4n.
Parker, Cromanton, and adIjacein
10" A .LL
S254 SO:1 DRUGGISTSi
ABSOLUTELY GUARNTEED to cure any case of constipation, Cascarets are the Ideal Laxa.
tive. never grip or gripe,but cause ear naturalresults. Sam-
ple and booklet free. Ad. STERLING REMEDY CO., Chicago. Montreal. Can., orNew York. sl1.
THE PLANT SYSTEMIYI -- -
T HE PLm SYSTEM
Time Ttoir c 0 itect May 15th, 1897.
., o58 No. 36 i No.57 No. 33
7:45 p.m. 7:55 a.m Lv Montgomery Ar 8:10 a.m. 9:20 D m.
9:17 p.m. 10:01 a.m Troy 6:21 a.m. 7:35 p.m.
10:30p.m. 11:26 a.m. Ozark 4:57a.m. 6:20 p.m.
11:05 p.m. 12:13 p.m Pinckard 4:25 a.i.. ":I p.m.
1:25 a.m. 2:34 p.m Bairidge 2:00 a.m. 3:40 p.m.
2:07 a mt. 4:05 u.m Tlhomasville I-:5 ai pi. '2::3.5 p.I .
3:33 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Quit mai 1 .1:54 a.I.n. 1:35 p.m.
4:02 a.m 5:3pm. Va.dosta 11:24 p.m. :1:04 p.m.
4:50 a.m. 6:3;5 p.m. Dupont 10:35 p.m. 12:15 D.m.
5:50 a.m. 7:45 p.mi. Ar' Waycroiss 9:35 p.m. 11:15 a.m
8:20 a.m., 11:15 p.m. Ar Jacksonville Lv 7:00 p.m. 8:20 a.m.
Train No 82 leaves Montgomery, 4:00 p.m.; Troy, 6:40 p.m; Pinckard,10:20a.m.
Train No 3 arrives Montgomery, 10:30a.m.; Troy, 8:00 a.m; Pinckard, 5:00 am
(:00 a.m. 9:30 p.m. Lv Waycross Ar 11:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.
8:50 a.mi1. 12:30 a.m. Ar Savannah 8:24 a.m. 8:44 a.m.
4:50 p.m. 5:1Q a.m. Charleston Lv 6:30 a.m. 6.30 a.m.
;:00 a.m. 8:10 p.m. Lv Waycross Ar 7:45 p.m. 9:45 a.m.
7:50 a.m. 10:30 p.m. Ar Brunswick Lv 5:15 p.m. 7:00 a.m.
9:20 a.m. Lv Jacksonville Ar 6:40 n.m. 7:30 a.m
10:30 a.m. Ar St. Augustine 5;20 p.m. 7:"0 a.m
10:55 a.m. Palatka 5:00 p.m. 5:00 a m
1:00 p.m. Sanford "1:2 p.m. 1:28 a -i
2:52 p.m. Winter Park "12:27 p.m. 12:30 a, n
:3:05 p.m. Orlando 12:15p.nm. 12:17a -n
3:43 p.m. Kissimmee 11:31 p.m. 11:31 p.-m.
5:20 p.m. inkeland LV 9:40 a.m. 9:45 p.m.
7:10 a.m. Lv Dupont Ar 8:06 p.m. 8:10 a
9:01 a.m. Ar Live Oak 6:25 p.m. 6:06 a.m
10:55 a.m. '" High SprinEs 4:50 p.m.' 4:20 a.m'
11:55 a.m. Gainesville 3:55 p.m. 3:15 a.m
2:10 p.m. Ocala 2:05 p.m. 1:30 a.m
3:32 p.m. Leesburg 12:22 p.m. 12:05 a.m
6:50 p.m. Lakeland Lv 9:30 a m. 9:30 p.mr
6:50 p.m. Lv Lakeland Ar 9:30 a.m. 9:30 p im.
7:30 p.m. Ar Tampa Lv 8:00" a.m. 8:00 p.m.
7:40 p.m. Tamna Bay Hotel "
8:00 p.m. "' Port Tampa 7:20 a.m. 7:25 p.m.
1:05 a.m. Ar Punta Gord:
Trains Nos. 57 and 58 carry Pull-nan Palace Sleeping Cars between Jacksonville
and St. Louis, also through day coach between Jacksonville and Nashville; also free
reclining chair cars between Jacksonville and Montgomerv. Nos. 33 and 36 carry
Pullman Palace Sleeping Carsbetween Jacksonville and Nashville. Nos. 82 and
83 daily cxc:.pt Sunday: all ot ers daily. Vor any other information apply to any
agent of the Plant'r system or W. V. LIF EY, Dir. Pass Agt. Montgomery, Ala.,
C, H. McFADDEN, Asst. G.1'. A. B. W. WREN N,Pass.TraffMgr.
i OIW TO c IOUT,
SFill a bottle or common glass with urine
and let it stand twenty-four hours; a ::.jd-
iment or settling indicates an unheailh?
condition of lhe kidneys. When u.i',,
stains linen it is evidence of kion .
trouble. Too frequent d sire to uriiaoit
or pain in the back, is al.o convim ln'g
proof that the kidneys and bladder are
out of order.
WHAT TO DO.
There is comfort in the knowledge so
often expressed, that Dr. Kilmer's Swamp
Root, the great kidney remedy fulfils ev-
ery wish in relieving pain in the back,
kidneys, liver, bladder. ana every part of
the urinary passages. It corrects inabil-
itv to hold urine and scalding pain in piss-
ingit, or bad effects following the use of
liquor, wine or beer, and overcolnes that
unpleasant necessity of being compelled
to get up many times during Ihe night to
urinate. The mild and the extrnordiniary
effect of Swamp-Root is soon realized. It
stands the highest for its wonderful cures
of the most distressing cases. If you need
a medicine you should have the best. Sold
by druggists. price fifty cents and one dol-
lar. You may have a sample bottle and
pamphlet both sent free )y mail. Mention
the Buoy and send your ttddress to Dr.
Kilmer & Co. Binghampton, N. Y. The
proprietor of this paper guarantees the
genuineness of this iffer.
tatner 'unapproacnaoDe. finally, ovei
an infinitesimal cup of tea and a "bis-
cuit," they got to talking of Chicago.
"It is the most wonderful city in the
world," declared the lady. "Were you
"U-m-er-well, yes, once," was the
"Oh, bow delightful she responded
animatedly. "Didn't you like it? Do
tell me how it impressed you."
"Well, to tell the truth," he replied
in his soft southern drawl, "it didn't
please me very well. I was urgently
forced to go on business that could not
be deferred. I was very closely confined
while there, and when it was concluded
I was so glad to get away that I saw
but little of the city."
"Oh, that is too badly" she returned
feelingly. "How long ago was it, and
where did you stop?"
"It was in 1863, and I was a prisoner
in Camp Douglas, with a fence so high
about it that I couldn't see over." Then
she changed the subject.-Washington
from statistics recently published it
appears that the dowries now given by
French parents on the marriage of their
children are becoming more slender.
French parents are beginning to adopt
the system of giving children away in
we were nose and nose, Anna was' so perfluous water. Now put the pictures,
excited that bhle wanted to take the face down, upon the sticky side of the
reins for fear I couldn't vin the Sun- glass. The utmost care is necessary in
placing it, as once it touches it cannot
day race. But thie gallant colt shot be moved without danger of tearing out
nii- tlhrougl h ahead. It wasn't long pieces of the print. When it is adjusted,
begin at one corner and press the picture
till An na wore a little jewelry atid closely upon the adhesive surface, watch-
tolerated cards to thie extent of play- ing it continually to see that no air bub-
ig "old maid.' bles appear between the picture and the
varnished surface. Whl-n"r i is wished,
cor postage put the picture away again, let it re-
Send 16 ceo.ts in currency or sta main until quite dry, thiu lay a wet
stamps to I. C. McFadden, Assistant towel over the back of the picture until
General Passenger Agent, Plant Sys- the paper is thoroughly soaked.
tem of Railways, Savannah, Ga., for Now begin at one corner, and, Trlt
deck of handsome playing cards. the fingers, frequently dipped in water
--*-*, so that they will remain wet, rub off
Skilled Nursing. the white paper. Continue this until all
Skilled nursing is now r. car.rdd as of the white portion is rimlloved. Thiswill
quite as much significance as expert leave only the color of the picture upon
medical attendance. Tho e whosemeans the glass. At the finiih give the back a
will permit of it generally employ train- rather heavy cot of tr-imsl.parent ar-
ed nurses, and between the professional nish. Let it dry thoiromughly and add a
assistant of the physician in the home, very thin s ci.oml coat. \it. u 'this isper-
and hospital treatment for various ail- fectlydry, framu- thi l'icture with a very
ments the old conditions of the sickroom thin glass over the varnished side. Hang
have almost passed away.- in the window as a transparency. A
-----------. few attempts may be necessary before
Cascarets stimulate the liver, kidneys and expert handling is acquired, but perse-
howels Never sicken, weaken or gripe. verance will bring su.Vc, ss, and with
50 cents care and a little ingenuity very many
S--- i. beautiful pictures may be prepared at
the most trifling expense.-New York
He Was There Once.
S The other day one of the Illinois la.
dies whose husband is drawing salary
as a representative from that state in
congress was assisting to do the honors
S. at a tea, and a quiet representative, who
S'-represents a southern constituency, wan-
( _(.I p, 'dered in and fell into the Illinois wom-
SA REF an's hospitable hands. She tried to do
R,, ii'r- t the agreeable, but the gentleman was
FMrs. M. J. Corby,
^ B I Bienna Vista Ave and Draeo St
SESt. Andrews, Fla.
TA STELE SS House and Accommodation First
SI I H Class in Every Respect.
A SECTIONAL MAP
to the person submitting
most meritorious Itven
S during the preceding mom
WE 8ECURE -PATE
FOR INVENTORS, and
0 object of this offer Is tc
courage persons of an In
ive turn of mind. At
same time we wish to im
the fact that ::
It's the Simple,
: That Yield Fortun
S -such as De Long'a
S and Eye "See that u
* "Safety Pin." "Pigs in
ver,." "Air Brake, etc.'
SsAlmost every one cone
0 Q a bright idea at some tin
other. Why not put It in
tical use? YOUR talents
lie in this direction.
S make your fortune. Wh
try? :: :: :: ::
*W'rite for further informatioE
mention this paper.
THE PRESS GLflMS
Philip W. Avirett, Gen. Mar
618 F Street, Northwes-
1t WASHINOTON, I
W"The responsibility of this corn
may be judged by the fact ths
stock is held by over one thou
of the leading newanapers iI
United Statet, *
----- ---- ---- ----
CORNER OF SHELL AVENUE AND MICHBIAN STREET.
ST. A DREWS BAY, FLA.
Carries a Full Line of Drils, I edinsci
Diamond Dyes, Trusses, Syringes;
PAINT BRUSHES, FANCY AND TOILET
DR. J. J, K ESTER, Drumgist.
G. B. THOMPSON. J. G. JOH NSON.
THOMPSON & JOHNSON
HAVING PURCHASED AN INTEREST IN THE
Salisbury Lumber Company's Mill,
Two Miles East of St. Andrews, are now prepared to furnimsl irst-elast
Either Rough or Dressed,
IN ANY QUANTITY AT REASONABLE PlI('l1:4.
AL S SITITG-I T]-jS AND M:'OTZI3DI:N3 G-S.
THOMPSON & JOHNSON. PPOPl:ETORS. larrion, Floridla.
L ae Is -Iouise,
PENSACOLA, Fla, Opposite \Vaitinlg 'ol m ol Union Depot,.
Is the Piace for Passengers Coing to and from
ST. ANDREWS BAY.
Rooms Comfortable! Terms Reasonable!
ng over year, which shall be held on the last Fri-
day in January, of each year; they shall
dlso elect a treasurer at the same time,
-,g Not less than five nor more than nine per-
sonis shall constitute the board of direct-
oL urs who shall be elected by the stockhold-
S ers by ballot at their annual meeting
which shall be held on the last Fliday in
SJanuary of each years, and they shall
Srserve for three years or until their suc-
h eessor are chosen and qualified.
S7. Until the first election, W. A. Em-
Stb1. umonus shall be president, Robert Brown
-tU.6 vice president, R. E. Howard secretary
iNTSg and August Wilson treasurer.
I the 8. All stockholders shall have but one
o en- vote in all meetings of the company willh-
the n out regard to the number of shares each
press s may hold.
0: 'The iinuics and residences ,f hlie iuli-
Sscriber, to Ihe stock ot thll cuIpai.y iar
if 'oll'n s:
S3 ','. A. Emmons, St. Anml'rews, Fin.
t R. E. Houarl,,
le ~ L PTenier,
ook Dated. Auust 10, 197.
D Slate of F'lorida,
O- County of wVthiigton.
elve Before me a Noiarv Public for Ihe
me or 1 State at large personnily apple:,cred H'. A.
prae- e ninmuns, R. E. Howarn and L. P. Tennev,
may who each for himself icknoiledgedil Ihiu
y not hle executed the forvgomng applict tion for
:: charter for the uses and purposes therein
n and expressed on Ihe day the same Ihe:ars da e.
So C. H. CRIPrPB,
Sf[SCEAL.] Notary Public.
at its I
In pursuance of the statutes in such case
made and provided, notice is hereby given
of the intention of the undeTsigned to ap-
ply to the governor of the state of Flori-
ida for letters patent incorporating the
St. Andrews Horticultural and Improve.
ment Company of St. Andrews under the
1. The name of the company shall be
the St. Andrews Horticultural and Im-
provement Company, and its place of bus
iness shall lie St. Andrews, Washington
The general business of the company
shall be to deal in lands in Washington
and other counties in the state of Florida
and elsewhere, leasing and improving the
same and the producing of agricultural
and horticultural products, and the ibuy-
ing and selling the same; to d-al in and
grow live stock, and to prepare all the
products of said company for market; a
general mercantile business; manufac-
turing in all lines deemed advisable; the
tho construction aud'maintenance of such
mean's of transportation as required to
meet the necessities of the business con-
ducted; the accumulation of funds; the
loaning of money to members and others
on approved security; to hold lairs an.
award premiums for meritorious products
in agriculture, horticulture, mechanics,
arts and sciences.
3. The capital of the company shall lbe
two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500),
and shall be divided into two hundred and
fifty shares of the par value of ten dollars
($10) each; subscription to the stock may
be paid in cash, land, labor, oranv article
acceptable to the board of directors, un-
der such conditions and regulations as
may be provided for by the by-laws.
Where cash is paid, at least one dollar
($i) on each share subscribed for must be
paid atthetime of subscribing and one
dollar ($1) a month on each share until
paid for. Where !payment is made in
land, a good warranty deed must be given,
free of all eucumbi'ances, unless waived
by the board of directors, and then such
encumbrance must not exceed fifty (50)
per cent of the purchase value of said
property. Where:other piopettyis taken
it must be free of all liens, judgments or
4. The highest indebtedness this com-
pany shall assume shall not at any one
time exceed fifty (50) per cent of its
5. The board of directors shall have
power to make by-laws, rules a:,d regu-
lations necessary to conduct the business
of this company and amend, alter or
abolish the same.
6. The officers by which the busincs
shall be conducted, subject to such re-
strictions as may be made by the by-laws,
president, vice president and secretary,
who shall be elected by the board of di-
rectors at their annual meeting each
Our Clubbing List.
The BUOY has made very liberal club-
bing arrangements with a few ofthe very
best publications in the country and for
the present can send for a whole year
The BUOY and
Leslie's Illustrated Weekly for ....$3.00
The Florida Citizen, daily for ....$7 00
Ihe Florida Citizen,weekly,for.. .$1 55
Leslie's Weekly. .... 3 00
Scientific American' .... 3 50
Farmer and Fruit Grower" ... 2 55
Floida griculturist ... 2 55
do clubl of 5, each ... 2 25
Farm Journal, Philad'a, monthly 1 10
Cincinnati Enquirer twice a week
8 large pages each issue..... 1 70
AtlantaConstitution ... 1 70
N.Y. World (hrice a wek)....... 1 75
For any or either of the above pnblica
(ions in connection with the BUOY, ad-
iress all orders to THE BUOY.
St. Andrews. Fla.
Of the City of St. Anlrews,
Gotten up with great care by the
publisher, who has spared no pains
to prepare for the public a; map of'
St. Andrews as it really is. It. shows
POUR MILE OF COAST LNIE,
Fxtending eastward from Dyer's
Point, taking in the Old Town site of
St. Andrews, and gives location of
public business places, private resi-
dences, docks, etc., alsc every lot in
each block and the ajoiining addi-
tion to the Cincinnati Company's
land, with a full description of the
The Map will show owners of lots
in the city just where they are lo-
cated, and is of value to those think-
ing of buying property.
Size of Map 30x50 Inches.
The BUOY will send this map to any
address on the receipt of
Or giver, as a premium fer 5 yearly
For YOUNG LADIES, ROAN.KE, Va.
Opens Sept. 9. 1897. One of the leading
Schools f r Young Ladies in the South.
Magnificent buildings, all modern im-
provements Campus ten acres. Grand
mountain scenery in Valley of Va., famed
for health. European and American
teachers. Full course. Superior advan-
tages in Art and Vlusic. Students from
twenty states. For Catalogue address the
President, MATTIE P. HARRIS, I
Don't Tobacco Spit and Smoke Year Life Away.
If you want to quit tobacco using easily
and forever, be made well, strong, mnignellc,
full orl new lire and vigor, take No-To-Bac,
the wonder-worker, that makes weakh men
strong. Many gain ten pounds in ton days.
Over l400, Ocured. Buy No-To-Bac of your
druggist, under guarantee to cure, 50o or
..o0. Booklet and sample mailed free. ALd
.cerling Remody Co., Chicago or New York.
IbmllPrBMX~IP-BJ~---mtfDsrF rn-A ..
Geo. S. Hacker & Son,
CHARLESTON, S C.
Sash, Uoors, Blinds,
.---. .. =:Abllir91li ,dm : "
Buil dine Material.
Window and Faticy Glass a
ESTIMATES CHEERFUL LY
Another Bargain in Real Estate.
ThoKilberg place, 2 miles northeast
of Parker, consisting of 80 acres fino
timbered land, being the west half of
the southwest quarter of section 6, ty
4s, range 13w; 4 acres fenced with
pioket fence and in cultivation, uith
several fruit trees, grape vines, etc.,
and a habitable shanty, Price $300,
partly on time if desired. For particu-
lars address the Buoy.
LIBERAL Trial Quantity
the famous Silver Polsh,
will be sent to any waman
Fr e of Cost.
This wolf-known article has been suel
cessfully used by housekeepers every-
where for years and its make *s hope to
make a permanent caut,.iDaer of you. It
will surprise and 'lease you. J.t-t4he
thing for keeping bicycles bright.
Simply sena your address on a postal to
SILICON 30 Cliff st.
Ne;' York, N. Y,
We make special offers to housekeepers.
WiALBUR R. SMITH
or r r
Awarded Medal at Wol.lkrP d map.
fers to thoma.an'i, of gm'.4.ame In -ouftt.
lot Fulln Buebia lOkmR, ful P IMI.'
FOR o. ani Board In amyPbou
lmorthand,Type Writing, and Telegraphy,SpMub
I "The KenlH.'ky Iiiimrsity Diploma. uaaj -Le .
awarded grarluater I.hterary Course free. tit 4 tS
Situation. rnir ow. Graduate.
J ode" to ho,' h U .',,Ite ren-oa ua, odi eew w
dILdUR a R.SITH. SMEXIN'TO3.
For circular ofthis famous and aspeaebl
COMMERCIAL COLLEGE OF KY. UNIVERSITY
Awarded bledal at World-Eu3plues1.
Rees to thonrsan.df of arimtes ing
tion,RBo an In.) Unard in fnity, 1b4u1
Shorthand,Type -Writing, and Telegmrpby, 4s~ft
awarded urarluatee 1.1 arary Cou roe M res
1ov40a Ion. Enier now. Oraduatem
WILBUSR F .SM1THAEx IT0NRVL
~V~ I i'iiiBLI~ n ~--9hr ~ur -- - L.s~s~UI*M;OWPC4.slUCIIICILI1
marriage freely, without haggli
.tat rtItatt SlltLttt
NORTH BAY LUBER COMPANY
BAY HEAD, FLA.
0. TOMPKINS & CO.
ARE PREPARED TO FURNISH
Aid Treat Every Custcmer Alike nni Conrteoisly.
Call and See My Coods and Cet My Prices,
W. H.SH DS,
TheST ANDREWS BAY
Horticltural a lid Im royment
ORGANIZED JANUARY. 9 1892.
Te purpose of this Association is to Improve the Country adjacent to St
'Andrews Bay and to
Develop its Resources as a Fruit-Growing Country.
To 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 so disposed of, and particularly to
Plant them out in Trees, Plants and Vines,
To the end that in the shibrtest practicable time every sunb tract shall be a
Source of Revenue to its Owner.
As TO RELIABILITY OF THE ASSOCIATION
The first questiiin which will naturally be asked will be: "Is this Asso-
ciation reliable"? Ani the ian er to it is: Any person i, muplying the Association
to make improvetacrnts may ."1',.'it all approximate payment of the estimated cost of
-. tre-aime with any responsiblle 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 impro emeint-s have been made according to agreement.
The Association will nIt 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
plan4ttion inthe St. Andrewv Bay country a few figures are given:
P.rice dfIana per acre, say $25 to $50; cost of clearing, say $20:; ost of planting Ist
year, say $30; cost of cultivation each year thereafter, $20,
1-t is hot extravagant to estimate that a 1-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, incoming into profitable hearing may be named pears, apricots,
nectarines, plums, prunes, mulberries, olives, Japan persimmons almonds English
Valnuts, Japan chestnuts, pecans, and many other varieties of fruits and nuts. which
are almost certain to flourish here; while oranges and citrus fruits, though not con-
sidered certain yieldlarge returns oftener than they miss
The Secretary of the Assodiation will give particular attention to an-
sweriunletters of inquiry, and the Buoy will in its answers to correspondents an-
swer all questions asked it.
RE M E M 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
thatthas work has been performed. CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED.
Address R. E. HOWARD, Sec.
AN =1s mentfor weaknes and
Diseases CURED wi hout the use it TRI decay, nervousdebility
NF FRAEE TRIAL.ua Zi e:Uwo
l stion Blank and Book fe. Ca s and lot vItallty sent Iree for 12 enti
oIfo. t irt. Z; H. 3 B. UvTTs, posaie.
&s!IP at. r SmS rL AI;o. P INST. OTE, 120N..tM3T.lOU NL,
The Brooksvilla News-Register
tells the following of a bolt of light-
ning's inad career:
Dan H. Mickler who lives at
Spring Hill, had alively experience
with a bolt of lightning recently.
He and his son, Braisden were sitting
on the porch and Mrs Mickler and
the other little boy were in the house,
Mrs. M'ckler sewing on her machine.
There were no indications of light-
Rough and Dressed Lumbar of All Grades. niig in sight when ,the crash came.
T e'l' bolt struck the cuomub of Lthe
THE PATRONACE OF THE PUBLIC SOLICITED
W- Terms cash or endorsed notes.
At the Old l~laoe
Has .rMoved his new and extensive stock
OF EBNERAL MERCHANDISE
.Back to his old stand, the Peoples' Store, at
PITTSBURG, ON EAST BAY.
Where he invites all old friends and the pur-
chasing public to call and
EXAMINE HIS STOCK AND PRICES
Before Purchasing Elsewhere. Ali kinds of
COUNTRY PRODUCE bought and sold.
Pays the Fiprhest Price for green Salted
ALLIGATOR H IDES
Yo anl Aflord to Miss This Chaice!
Having Purchased the Stock of Goods in the Store'at
I am Making Constant Addintionii Thereto and Propose to-
SELL FOR CASH, T ONE PRICE
I Ns ?a
house roof, 'ran along it some dis-
tance and then seemed to spread out,
one branch going down the ioof to
ward the kitchen, splintering every-
thing in its track. This went on
over tile (kitchen and down the well
chain into the well. Another branch
followed a wire on which a vine was
trained, into the ground, of course
killing tile vine, while a third follow-
ed another wire around the porch,
tearing tllings up as it went until it
got in reach of the water bucket.
which hangs on another wire, and in
tlis a hole was knocked, letting out
all the water. Mr. Mickler says it
even went under the kitchen, hunted
up his cioss-cut saw and smashed the
handles. As soon as lie could rge
over his surprise, for not one of the,
family was the least shocked, he
rushed out to see what datnage had
been done. The first thing he saw
was the last emptying water bucket.
when lie came in sight of the well,
volumes of smoke like powder smoke
were boiling out of the well and the
water in the well was in a perfect
whirl and his little fish had been
When bilious or costive, eat a Cascaret
candy cathartic,cure guaranteed, 10c, 25c
A Bridge ot Strange Design,
One of the strangest bridges in the
world will be built over the river
Seine, near Rouen. Passengers will
cross at the level of the banks-which
are not high-and yet the bridge
will offer no impediment to naviga-
This is the way It will be done:
On each side of the river will be
erected a tower 170 feet high, and at
that elevation a lattice work bridge
will be thrown across. Rails will be
laid on the bridge, and they will car-
ry a skeleton platform on wheels,
which can be pulled back and forth
by steam or electricity. Cables of
steel wire will depend from the plat-
hold a hundred passengers, and also
vehicles. The loaded car will be
pulled across by means of the rolling
platform. At each side of the river
the bridge connects with train-car
lines, and it is intended the cars shall
be rolled upon the hanging bri.lge
and the passengers transferred from
one side of the river to the other
without leaving their seats.
It is said that the only similar
bridge in the world i; at Bilbao.
Make the Most of Yourself.
It is the duty of every man to make
the most of himself. Whatever his
capacities may be, lie is sure to find
some place where he can be useful to
himself and to others. But lie can-
not reach his highest usefulness with-
out good health and he cannot have
good health without pule blood. The
blood circulates to every organ and
tissue and when it is pure, rich andi
healthy it carries health to the en-
tire system, but if it is impure it
scatters disease wherever it flows.
Hood's Sarsaparilla is the one true
blood purifier. it cures salt rheum,
scrofula, catarrh, dyspepsia and-
rheumtatism because these diseases
have their origin in the blood.
Good for the Hair.
Many ladies do not know that
when dog loses its hair common
coal oil, saile as used in lamps, rub-
bed in is the surest means to make
lie hair grow. II the human hair
gets fluffy and dry and is falling off,
provided the roots are not destroyed,
coal oil rubbed into the scalp every
iight and the tresses annointed with
a little vaseline in the morning to
bring back the natural grease of the
hair will soon produce a decided irnm
The Pandects of Justinian.
The pandects of Justinian, the most
complete body of Roman laws ever col-
lected, were supposed to be lost, but in
1137, when Amalfi was taken and plun-
dered by the Pisans, a private soldier
found a copy which he sold -to an officer
for a few pence. The value of the discov-
ery was soon apparent and the precious
volume was taken to Pisa and stored in
the city library. When Pisa was stormed
by the Florentines, in 1415, the precious
volume was captured and taken to Flor-
ence, where it was placed in the library
of the Medici.
ONE WAY TO WOO
Miss Shepherd was an emotional or-
chid grown under the glass of repression
through which beat the merciless rays
of an abnormal conscience always at
tropical zenith. Had she lived in the
good old days when liberty and the
stake were planted side by side on New
England soil, she might have obtained
a comfortable solace by burning witches
and exhibiting other devotional graces
indicative of a deep and discerning spir-
ituality. But this pious sedative to a
restless conscience was denied her. Un-
fortunately her mortal advent had been
delayed until this grosser age when the
most spiritual lawgiver would think
twice before condemning a heretic to
the flames and when many are so weak
and vacillating as to admit that they do
not know the whole truth. She pos-
sessed an unreasonable reason, which
had to be satisfied with the plain food
of transparent moralities and would
take no other. To her obtuse spiritual
vision abstract right appeared in the
guise of an inevitable rule of conduct
and this curious mental deformity natu-
rally drew her into endless predica-
ments of-tle most uncomfortable kind.
As she came up the steps of the
Wells street station and pushed past the
bus drivers and cabmen along the curb,
she was rushing forward into the vortex
of one of these conscience whirlpools
more swift and turbid than any which
had yet tossed and swirled her frail but
ventures.L., htiark on its black waters.
Far fream biting weighed down by any
premonition of this impending condi-
tion, she was conscious only of the fa-
miliar smell of roasting coffee which
came on the lake breeze from the whole-
sale coffee houses to the east. The
fragrance made her hungry and she
found herself tempted, at a scandalously
early hour, into the refectory of a big
State street department store where she
went to shop. Her appetite always
seemed to suffer a sudden inflation on
coming from Gray Willow into the city.
This exclamation arrested the delicate
china cup on its initial trip to her lips,
as she caught sight of a tall young man
at her side standing with his napkin in
hand. She responded:
"Frank-Mr. Hyattl I thought you
were in London reveling in fog, ale and
other bohemian et ceteras, victimizing
publishers and writing yellow literature
for yellow books."
"I guess you've been reading the
Gray Willow Gazette, Grace, eh? The
country editor at home was simply prac-
ticing for my obituary. They're delight-
fully anticipatory creatures. I'm pained
to make the confidential report, how-
ever, that at the present time I'm grasp-
ing after afew literary gems with which
to illumine the select advertising pages
of a magazine:
"Sho saidshe never, never would elope
rnd spurn a father's care, a mother's sighs,
So long as Golden Lily toilet soap
Was kept among the family supplies
"M.51,.'r r i application. And it floats
-me-at $10 per. I've used no other
since. Incidentally I am writing a nov-
el-but that doesn't even float itself.
But tell me about yourself, Grace. Are
you staying in town now?"
"I Eli.n tdrl::. I'm to be a compan-
ion, or.,.rnl t::g of the kind, to Mrs.
C'i' ett r P. C. r.; ca and her daughter in
Prairie i vcl.t.
"Y.-s?" A;fd liesmiled guiltily. "I
lhink you'll mind the position rather
picasant., In fact, Ive worked at it a
bit myself. Crll there once or twice a
fortnight. Phoebe is a rather pretty girl
-stylish and all that-but, well, I'd
hate to leave a package of 'tuty fruty'
in any of her secret haunts today if I
cared as much for it as when we three
used to sit in the back row at the Gray
In the disturbing recollections of her
chance encounter with one who had
been constantly in her thought since the
first time when he had "seen her home"
from conference meeting in Gray Wil-
low she almost forgot that she wad to
meet Mrs. Graves in the silk depart-
ment and be driven to her new home in
the Graves carriage.
"This," said Mrs. Graves after they
had gone to the chambers of the Prairie
avenue mansion, "is to be your room. I
hope you will like it. Let me stay and
chat with you as you unpack your
trunk. Goodness, what a stack of white
paper! One 'would think you wrote for
A noncommittal smile on the part of
the young woman was a practical plea
"How lovely! Why didn't you tell
me of this? It's just the very accom-
plishment I most desire in a compan-
ion for Phoebe. But I hope you write
poetry. Yes? Splendid! I shall have
that lovely writing desk which we no-
ticed down town sent up to your room
tomorrow, and you'll do me some verses
right away, won't you, dear? Of course
I shall pay you extra for them. I want
to-well, they are just what I want."
Had it not been for something which
startled the speculation cut of her mind
Miss Shepherd would have spent her
first night as a fashionable companion
in solving the riddle of why Mrs. Graves
should be in such frantic need of poetry.
That something was a ounfidentihd in-
terview with Miss PLh-be in the latter's
room. With a childi.-h and generous
impetuosity the girl slipped her arm
about Miss Shepherd's waist and con-
"I'm going to begin by telling you
something very important. Frank Hyatt
is coming to call tomorrow night and
take me to a concert. He's just lovely. "
"Yes?" Volumes of recollections were
betrayed in the tone of Miss Shepherd's
response. There was a moment of si-
lence. It broke in a storm, a shower of
sobs and tears from the face which
buried itself against Miss Shepherd's
"Oh, promise--promise me that you
will never, never do a single thing to
separate us. You won't, will you?" she
Pity for the impulsive young girl in
the fear of her first love dictated Miss
Shepherd's so-.tlhing; answer.
"No, dear; nothing that I do shall
ever separate you from him. You don't
think I could be so cruel and treacher-
ous as to do such a thing."
The promise had to be many times re-
peated during the days which followed.
Sitting alone in the softly lighted li-
brary one evening, a sad processional of
banished dreams and remembrances
passed themselves with intrusive per-
sistence before her. backward mental
glance. In final desperation she
turned the light to its full and took
up the leading society paper from the
For a moment only her face flushed
with the light of secret pleasure. There,
in clear but dainty typography, was the
last poem which she had written. The
next moment her expression mirrored
the changes of anger, grief, moral re-
sentment and indignation and finally
betrayed a conflict of all these im-
pulses. She leaned back in the chair,
closed her eyes and sat motionless,
without a sign of consciousness save the
tears that escaped from under her long,
The cause? At the bottom of the poem
was the signature Phoebe. When at
last she arose from her lethargy she
made a hurried examination of more
papers. There she found other of her
poems with the same false signature at-
tached. It was little sleep or rest that
came to her eyes until she had possessed
herself of the principal elements in her
complication of conscience. These were
that the ambitious mother had placed
the poems with the various editors, leav-
ing the latter with the well defined im-
pression that they were the work of her
daughter. This impression became gen-
erally communicated to the social cir-
cles in which the Graveses moved and
the compliments which were brought to
the young woman were certainly not re-
pelled. The invitations and attentions
received by the daughter were flatter-
ing and Mrs. Graves was apparently
lihrpy in the success of her shrewd
mov mcu .t.
One moment Miss Shepherd was ex-
ultant with determination to follow a
high sense of duty and reasoned with
Yes, I must expose the whole thing.
It is base, dishonest, oppressive and cor-
rupt. It is worse than stealing. It will
be an awful ordeal for all, but I must
expose the wickedness of it. The next
moment she would temper her high de-
termination with the reflection, "But
what about my promise to Phoebe? To
expose that sham would be to put an
end to all relations between Frank Hy-
att and the poor girl. He would despise
her forever and her mother more than
she. All their wealth would not weigh
with his impulsive judgment and fine
sense of honor against such a hollow
and revolting sham, and it would crush
the child. Then Mrs. Graves bought the
poems and only the signature of
Phoebe was attached, just as any pen
name might have been had it not hap-
pened to have been the given name of
One day, while passing the publica-
tion office of the society paper in which
the poems of Phoebe had appeared, the
impulse to go in, have an interview with
the editor and end the whole cruel strug-
gle seized her. She entered the corridor
of the building and was walking to the
elevator with the desperate haste of one
fearful that courage might give place to
hesitation when a cheerful voice ex-
"Oh, Grace! Pardon.me for stopping
you. but I wish to see you for a mo-
ment. Would you mind stopping over to
the 1Masonic temple a moment with me?
We can have an opportunity to chat in
freedom and seclusion on one of those
inviting benches in the corridor of an
upper flcor. That place is a perpetual
inspiration to me. Its height seems to
provoke in me a corresponding elevation
of thought. I do some of my beat think-
ing on those benches, where I can peer
over the rail into the depths below. "
She silently acceded to his sugges-
"Isn't that as artistic as an old fash-
ioned hearthside settle?" he asked as
they took seats on one of the oak
benches. "First," he continued, "I
want to tell you of the disgusting trick
that the Graveses are guilty of. You may
not know it, but I was out to luncheon
with the editor of Society the other day
and he told me that"-
"Yes, I know all about that," inter.
rnpted his companion.
"You dol Well, I shouldn't have
been surprised, for it's just like your
generosity and forbearance to suffer a
thing like that for the sake of others
and the fear of injuring their feelings.
But I wouldn't have your conscience--
not for an interest in The Century Mag-
azine or a bicycle manufactory. It sim-
ply sickened me, and I've not been tc
their house since, you know.
"But, Grace, that isn't a beginning
of what Iwant to say to you. Let me
finish now. Ever since you tied my red
scarf for me at recess that winter day
in the old Gray Willow schoolhouse I
have known that I loved you. But am-
bition has kept me out of the kingdom
of your love. If I stay out any longer,
it will be because you shui; me out."
Then with an exultant laugh he added,
"And you wouldn't do that when an
eastern house has just accepted my
novel, would you?"
To cry or to laugh becomes a com-
pulsory choice at certain moments in a
woman's life. This was such a moment,
and as environments were unpropitious
for weeping she chose the other alterna-
tive, and, echoing his mood, laughingly
"That would seem a bit cruel, and,
besides, all my collection of printed slips
from publishers, 'Declined with thanks,'
are at home."
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carried the reunited lovers to the ground
floor ended the literary career of a young
society girl, and a burden on the con-
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