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Title: St. Andrews buoy
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Language: English
Publisher: Emmons & Lynch
Place of Publication: St. Andrews Fla
Publication Date: March 10, 1898
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Washington -- Saint Andrews
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ST. ANDRIW8 BAY;

First Last, and all the

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VOL. VII. ST. ANDREWS BAY, FLA., MAR. 10, 1898. NO.

.n .I t* c a 2n oeen.


OFFICIAL DIRECTORY.

UNrrIT STATeS.
Senators-Hon. sam'l Pasco, Monticello,
Hon S. R. Mallory, Pensaeola.
tepresentatives-st District, S.M. Spark-
man, Tampa: 2d District, R. W.
Davis, Palatka.
Land Office-Register, J M. Barco;
Receiver-N D Wainwright, Oainesville
STATE.
Governor-W. D. Bloaham; Secretary of
State. J. L. .rawford; treasurer, J. B.
Whitield; Attorney General Wm. B. La-
mar; Comptroller, W. H. Reynolds; St.-
erlatendent if Public Instruction, W.
N. Sheats; Commissioner of Agricul-
ture, L. B. Wombwell; Adjatant Go -
*ral, Patrick Houston. Tallahassee.
U. 8. SlNATOR.
First District-S. R. Mallory. Pensacola:
Second Distr-it,Samuel Pasco Monticello.
STAT SENATOR.
Twenty-ffth District-J. B. Clarke, We.
wahithka.
WASHINGTON COUNTY.
representative S. M. Robinson,Chiplev,
County Judge, D. D. Melvin, Vernon;
Clerk of Court, County Clerk, Recorder
of Deeds, W. B. Lassitter, Vernon;
Sheriff, C. G. Allen, Chipley; Treasurer,
R. C. Horne, Chipley; Tax Collector, A.
Q. Jones, Vernon; Tax Assessor, W,
B. Gainer, Econfiua; Superintendent
of Public Instruction, W. L,. Locky;
Cbipley; Surveyor, Thos. Collins, Chip-
ey.
ST. ANDREWS.
notice of the Peace. W. I. Singleterry;
Notary Public, Deputy Circuit Court
Clerk. W. A. Emmons: School Super-
visor, R. F. Brackin; Post Master, L.
M.Ware


HARRISON.
Postmistress, :Irs. M. B. Jenks.
PARKER
'otmaster and Notary Public,
Parker.


W. H.


PITSinURC.
'oatmistress, Mrs Hassell'org.
Ar axsos.
Postmastel, S. W. Anderson
tATr.
Postmaster, Mrs. R. Gay.
BAY H*Dn.
Postmaeter, Martin Post.
FAnMDArK.
Poetmatet, W. F. Woodford.
WNITAPHOe.
Poetmistrees, Mrs. Dyer.
Wast BAY,
Postmaster, P. N. Hutchinson.
CALHOUN COUNTY--COMANTON.-*
o mtaries, E. Mohser, Frank Hoskins,
Postmaster, W. M. Cronian; Coun
ty Commissioner, H. M. Spicer
Deputy Clark of Courts. S. T. WalkIle

RELIGIOUS.
Metbodlet-Church cor. W lshington ave
and Chestnut st-Rev. L. G. Gunn,

., aY. a .E.--Prayr meetalg at t h
Srbyterlau church every Sunday after
"seen at 3:30 o'clock. All are invited.
Baptist-Church, corner of Wyoming
aernis and Cincinia i street. Church
conferer i, -.turday before first Sunday
at 4 p.m. Sunday school every Sunday at
9:30 a. m. Preaching second and four, h
Sunday in each month. Rev. J. P. Smith,
paltor
Preabyterian-Church corner Loraine
avenue and Drake strict.
3atholic-Ch watch corner Wyoming ave-
ne eand Footer street


THE MAILS.
The northern mail, via Anderson, Gay,
Bayhead and Uhipley departs every day
except Sunday at 3:00 o'clock; a.m.;
arrives every day except Sunaay at
7:40 p. m.
east Bay mail for Harrison, Cromanton,
Parker, Farmdale and Wetappo, leaves
St. Andrews going east every morning
at 6 o'clock and leaving Wetappo at
1 o'clock, arrives, coming west every
evening at 7 o'clock.
St. ANDREWS BAY, CHIPLEY &
VERNON TELEPHONE CO.
(Incorporated Nov. 7, 1886.)
SCHaEDUL OF RATES:-For each five
minutes, or fraction thereof, use of
Phone::
Between St.Andrews Bay & Gay.... 10c
,, Bayhead 15e
h4 B Chipley.25c
4 Chipley & Bayhead........ 15e
4. 1r Gay............... 20c
4 Bayhead & Gay............ S
For transmission by telegraph 10c.
extra, not including telegraphic service.
A. J. GAY, Gen'l Mgr.

Parker Lodge No. 142
F. & JA. IM.
Regular Conimaini-
cations on Saturdayv.
,o or lefor, each fall

Visiting Brotlerls
FRATERNATLY INVITED.
E. PALMER, W. M.
W.' A. EIuoNs. Secretary.


BUSINESS DIRECTORY,
W. A. EMMONS,
Deputy Circuit Court Clerk and No-
tary Public for the State at Large; has
jurisdiction to administer oaths, take
afficavi'e, legalize ackuowledgments,
etc., anywhere in Florida. Special at-
tention given to land conveyances and
to marriage services, and license issued
to lawfully qualified parties. Office at
the BUOY Office, St. Andrews Bay.
DR. J. J. KESTER,
Homeopathic Physician and Ac-
coucher. Office Pioneer Drug Store,
corner of Shell avenue and Michi-
gan street,
St. A-ndrews Plorida
DR. W. ft. MITCHELL,
Physician and Druggist, Commerce st.,
east of Bavview, Offers his professional
services to the citizens of St. An-
drews and vicinity. Residence on Buena
Vista avenue.
C. H. CRIPPEN,
Notary Public.
Will attend promptly to all business de-
manding his attention. Office on BaR-
view street, one block northeast of T
0 Ppferd'* stert


PUSBLItID EVERY THURSDAY
Oe Dollar a Year la ASne.


said:
"What writes thou?" the vision raised
its head,
And with a look of all sweet accord,
Answered: "The names of those who
love the Lord."
"And is mine one?" said Abou
"Nay, not so,"


The Quarantine question.
Times-Union and Citizen Special.
A paragraph in the sundry civil
appropriation bill precipitated a dis-
cusaion of the quarantine question in
the House a few days ago, and Con-
gressnmatt Davis took advantage to
compliment the Florida health offi-
cials on their good work last sum-
mer. The paragraph authorized the
expenditure of certain enami hereto-
fore appropriated to aid state and lo-
cal boards of health in the event of
an epidemic. Mr. Bailer of Texas,
offered an amendment that was in.
tended to prevent the use of the
money by the Marine Hospital Ser-
vice. This proved to be the opening
gun of the expected warmn debate
when the Cafferty quarantine bill
comes up. Mr. Davis was recognized
in support of Mr. Baile amend-
ment. He strongly opposed the
proposition to police arbitrary and
supreme power in tihe hands of the
Marine Hospital Service or the ted-
eral authorities. le declared that
state conti:rl of quarantine regala.


War in April.
The Correspondencia Militaire,
organ of the army at Medrid says:
"The prevailing impression is that
war will be declared between the
United states and Spain in April.'
A former Captain General of Spain
prtestluablv Marshal Martinez Cam-
pos. interviewed by a correm'londent
of Correspondencia Militaire, in re-
ported as saying.
"I never entertained a dlubt that
if the rebellion was not suppressed
before 1898 war with theo United
States would become an accomplished
fact. Unhappily, my prophloy will'
be fulfilled. I have all the consol,-
tion th .ving done all in my4. power to
avert it, and do not deserve all the
blame that is heaped upon me. We
must a:l uhite to meet the danger
that threatens the eouojtry."

His Valentine.
Washington Post.
St. Valentine'u Day is a sad re-
minder to a young man on I street.
A year ago during th.- second week
of February le had an attack of the


WILLIAM A. EMMONS
Editor and Proprietor.
Display ad rates 50c per inch per month
Position and extraordinary condition
rates subject to sDeclal agreement.
"Local Drift," 5c per line, first insertion;
2%|c each subsequent. Display locals,
double bove rates.


rle other World.
Margaret Waugh in Detroit Free Press.
We stand upon the heights and gaze,
ID~ rapturous content,
As libtwith shadow softly plays
O'er land aud firmament,
Till in a dream of mellow haze
The earth and sky are blent.
Heaven seems, we -ay. not far away,
And we could reach its gate
By journeying this one summer day
Before the evening's late,
Just o'er the hills, and we :an stray
Within its fair estate.
We wait by singing ocean waves,
That from the shore expand,
All fresh beneath tite rosy dawn.
As first ftoml God's o n hand,
And look to catch a gleam of sails
Just in from morning land.
And when at night a path of light
The moon ma'.es on the sea-
An open door where One in-white
Seems beckoning you and me-
We could walk forth without affright,
Like Him of Gallilee.
But that sweet other world we know
Close round about us lies,
Since love is heaven, nor would4we go
Beyond the happy skies.
God gives Us friends to love, and so
This is our Paradise.
Abou Ben Adhem.
Leigh Hunt.
About Ben Adhem (may his tribe in-
creasel)
Awoke one night from a dream of
peace,
And saw within the moonlight in his
room,
Making it rich, like a lily in bloom,
An angel writing in a book of gold;
Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem
bold,
~~-- .- -- I L


cited as an example of the good work
that could be accomplished by a
well-regulated state board that of
the Florida authorities in keeping
yellow fever out of the state during
the past season. The v-ry close
vote on the Bailey amendment shows
how evenly the House stands on t. e
question, and it is believed that
either of tae national quarantine bills
will have a close shave when they
come to a vote. The friends of the
Caffety bill ihave beei ver. active,
and claim that it will go through the
Senate. Both Senator Pasco and
Senator Malloty will oppose the
measure in its present shape, and
trom all that can be learned it will
not go through without a hard fight.

Humbolt's Mistake.
During one of his v sits !a Paris,
-&iML"jhIt exuresaed to his friend, Dr.
Bilaiche, the dilititiiirih authority
on matters concerning insanity, a


desire to meet one of iiin patient-.
"Nothing easier," said the doctor.
"Come and take dinner with me to-
morrow."
The next day Humbolt found him-


re~plied the angl nou spoket motre
low elf aestedl at thie dinner table of thre


But -cheerily still, and said: "I pray
thee, then,
Write me as one wLo loves his fellow
men."
The angel wrote, and vanished. The
next night
It came again, with a great awakening
light,
And showed the names whom love of
God had blessed,
And lol Ben Adhem's name led all the
rest!

The Secret of the Waters.
N. Y. Sun.
Dead, down there in that tepid sea
Where the sharks hold high their rev-
elry
Some sailors have found a sailor's
grave,
Beneath the turmoil of wind and wave,
Away from the battle of free and'slave.
Dead, and their ship is their winding
sheet,
Its folds of iron arou:n them meet
And hold them close in a firm embrace.
That the hungry sharks may not dis-
place.
Dead they are, and the great bite ship
Has gone with them on their final trip.
Together they rest down in the deep-
Ah, mel -vill the water the secret keep
Which clasps in its hand -the sunken
Maine,
And Cuba's tomorrow, and the fate of
Spain.

The free soup house in Tampa
still feeds about 1,000 persons regu-
larly, at a cost of $325 per week; but
(undli are getting scarce and an ap-
peal is made by tihe pliilanthropiest
condlucting the house, 'or immediate
ait .


famous doctor in co.npany with two
guests to whom ihe had not been in-
troduced. One ot them was dressed
ir black, with a wh:te cravat and
gold-!immed spectacles. He had a


ing young woman some violets, and
was compelled to ask a young sister
to buy them fo, him. He snappishly
retured to tell her for what purpose
he wanted the flowers, for he had the
grip and his head ached. The young
girl returned with a box neatly
wrapped with paper. The young
man slipped his card in without
untying the package and bribed his
little brother to carry the offering to
the object of his attentions. That
evening t e young sister visited the
sick room.
"Did you like the violets?" suhe
asked.
"Didn't look at them," he growied.
"They were beauties," said the
girl. "I got them at a special uale.
They were marked down from a dol-
lar to fifty cents-great big bunch,
too."


"A hi. bunch of rea violets for
hkedy cthensra rick mar .R l
asked the fick ma.


C XIIV. ae .qA PUT"a"nA *6*04.
LN u D that she may live and be
r6NT-no1 i-a and I do nct hesitate to a
"It will be easy en to find it if that sh ie a
we know that it is in existence. In the though t
first place, there must be a way to enter whom I should liketogri
it from that room in which your uncle Nth Yet what has the
slept -Qame, wp will go there first." ar thinaiBe wh onwre of
Together they went to the room, and as the lillainwipe wearek
Mr. Barnes .ooked about for some sign ed the life f my dearly
that would guide him aright. After Beyond that there is not
that mother and daughter
reasoningforamoment, as Burrows had love the same na uel It
done at the Epping house, he said:ve th ar m
"I have it. will go straight to it fate, and yet there are
at the idea of predestinat
Burrows heard this man in the secret wish to be understood b
apartment, and Birrows w as p stairs; may find this paper, and
so I am sure that the place of which we confident will be Mr. Bar
are in search is above. Now what is its more explicit. Therefore
exact location? It must be accessible to well to give a detailed W
this room, and yet the room which Bur- sequence of strange event
rows occupied is as large as this. Now "At the outset let m
observe that the closet in the corner name is John Lewis, but
projects out into the hall. In your room the name under which I
there is a similar closet. On this floor, since the tragedy of Sundi
in the hall, between these two projec- add that 1 am the man w
tions for the closets, is the little passage to be dead. The corpse is
leading from the main hall into the din- Marvel, the uncle of the y
ing room. I have noticed that up stairs press nt accused of my mi
there are no closets and, of course, no now go back to my youth
such passageway. Therefore the space events in the order of thl
occupied by them below indicates where "I was born in Richm
the secret room is to be found on the my family was aristocratic
next floor." when the civil war begai
"But how shall we get in?" this were all with the
"I think it will be difficult for yo to My father entered the Coo
do so, for I expect that the entrance is ice and soon, by his
through the ceiling of th closet in this distinction, being adva
room. I will now look." times on the field until
Mr. Barnes opened the closet door, had reached the position (
and then started back as hshesaw was during his abse
great mastiff lying on the floor within. mnt that, n the latter
The dog arose and went up to Virginia, some prisoners of war wer
whining pitifully. Then he went back ichmond. Some of these
into the closet, raised himself upon his d sent to the hospitals
hind legs, rested his fore paws against fact that, however eager =
the wall of the closet and with bead up- battle to destroy each ot
turned bowled in a horribly suggestive fight is over they appear
manner. anxious to save the lives
"Do you see," said Mr. Barnes, "the may yet have a lingering
brute knows that there is something their vein
wrong up there?" Virginia coaxed the "My sister, togetherwi
dog away from the cloeet. and the de- nble women, gave her e
tective stood on a chair and examined the nung of the w ne
the ceiling. In a moment be announced: alle ur days among the
"I have it. Here is the trapdoor." all hitr day among then
d.-.d'a lat..ki.-A amivn.M,'alf n o pitaf. Thns when t.


"Real violetsl" echoed the sister.
"Real v oletsl Why, you didn't say%
anything about real violets. I
thought they were for mamma's bou-
net. I bought artificial violets!"
The young man has never at-
tempted to explain the matter to the
young lady who received the flowers,
but if you talk to him about the
natural intelligence of young girls
you will find him mightily bitter and


smooth face, a very bald head, and gloomy on the subject.


sat with great gravity through the
entire dinner. l e was a gentleman
of undoubted manners, but exceed-
ingly taciturn. He bowed, ate and
said not a word.
lthe other guest on the contrary
wore a great shock of hair brushed
wildly, his shabby blue coat was
but oned askew, his collar was
rumpled, and the ends of his cravat
floated ever his shoulders. He helped
hiimselt, ate and talked at the rame
tiu e.
Story after story did this incoher-
ent person tell. He mixed the past
with the present, flew from Sweder.-
borg to Fourier, trom Cleopatra to
Jenny Liad, from Archimedes to
[Lamiartie, andi alked politics and
literature in the same breath.
At the desert Iluutbolt managed
to sav to his h11xt, glancing at the
Ia'tastic pirso age, who was still
talking, "1 am very much obliged to
you. Your maniac amuses me im-
mensely."
The doctor looked startled.
"You made a mistake about the
maniac," he said at the earliest mo-
ment when they were alone together.
"The brilliant talker wasn't tile lu-
iatic; the silent one is my patient,
the talker in the famous Balzac, the
novelist."


U. 8. Secretary ,of State John
Sherman has issued a circular letter A Pensacola Appropriation.


addressed to all the charitably in-
clined people of the United States to
coie to the relief of the suffering and
destitute people of Cuba. The con-
dition on the island in deplorable;
people aret dying from ,, mlarial fever


Another Florila item in the sundry


Ate the Card In a Ham Band.
which.
New York Dispatch.
On Sunday evening a party of po-
ker experts were seated in a promi-
nent up-town hotel lobby and some
good stories were the outcome. One
of the veterans at thumbing the paste-
boards related an incident in his own
career where he had been dealt six
cards.
"It was at a critical stage of the
game," said the old sport, "and
whea I looked at the cards they were
of the most needful variety."
"What did you do with the sixth
card?" queri-d an attentive listener.
"I ordered a ham sandwich," was
the repli, and, concealing the card
between the bread and meat, ate the
whole outfit."
When the laugh over this story
wa ended another member of the
party told of a jack pot which was
opened on a pair of nines. In the
draw the holder of this pair took in
another nine spot, and cleaned up
the table pretty thoroughly' with
three nines. When it came to show
down the query wan made, "what
lhad you open with?"
Innocently enough the holder of
the big tanid acknowledged a pair of
nines. His hand was claimed to be
a foul one and the pot was divided
among the players according to their
bets. This procedure did not suit


civil bill provides that the apropri- the iack pot opener, and lie left the


eating ot $10,000 for shelling and oth-
erwise improving the roadway from
Pensacla to the national cemetery is
re appr'ipriHted and made available


and sta'vati ,n, ald help ,I all kinds hor snuc improvements to the road as


is an inm.erative necessity. Consul
Gen. I4ee has perfected arrangements
by which reilef can be extended with
safety, and no time should be lost in
contributing to the immediate relief
o this suserig people,


may be found more advantageous. It
was found that $10,000 was inade-
quate tor the purpose originally stip-
ulated, and under the present lan-
guage it may be 'uaed for general
work on the road,


table, denouncing all present as
sharpers and swindlers.

Extraordinary qualities are pos-
sessed by the River Tinto, in Spain.
It hardens and petrifies the sand of
its bed, and if a stone falls in the
stream tud alights unon another, in
a few months they unite and become
or.e stone. Fish cannot live in its
waters.


through the aperture and disappeared.
Very soon, however, he returned, and
M he dropped to the floor he said:
"He is up there-deadl Suicide, I
suspect. You must go at once for the
squire. Pardon my not doing so, but I
have a reason for wishing to remain
with the body untilit be turned over to
the coroner."
Virginia gladly hurried away upon
an errand which she knew promised
the speedy release of her lover.

CHAPTER XVII
TUn CONFESION.
As oon as Virginia had departed Mr.
Barnes re-entered the secret chamber,
passing, as before, through the ceiling
of the closet.
His first endeavor was to learn how
this man had taken his life. This was
not difficult. A small charcoal furnace
and the strong odor of gas permeating
the place for some time after he had
opened the skylight, which was the on-
ly means of ventilation and light,
plainly suggested suicide. This point
being settled, he examined the other
things lying about These were neces-
sarily few, as the place was very small
The only articles of furniture were a ta-
ble and a chair unless account be taken
of a small closet nailed against the
wall, in which was a stock of provi-
sions. He also found a suit of clothes.
Mr. Barnes pondered over this for a few
minutes, and then the idea occurred to
him that it was to bring these, the gar-
ments which Lewis had worn on the
night of the crime, and for which, it
will be remembered, Burrows had
searched in vain, that the man had en-
tered the secret room on the night when
Burrows was disturbed by his move-
ments.
It will also be recalled to mind that
the younger detective had a theory
which would in a measure be substan-
tiated if these were found to be perfo-
rated by a bullet, as that would tend to
show that the deceased had been shot,
that he had then undressed and retired
to bis bed, to be afterward awakened
and killed by a second shot Mr. Barnes
examined these articles with interest
If there were any bullet hole, it would
not fit his own theory of thecase. It
was therefore with much satisfaction
that he soon determined that there was
none. Next he turned over the papers
with which the table was littered, and
soon an ejaculation of surprise and
pleasure attested the fact that he had
made an important discovery. He held
in his hand a bundle of manuscript
bearing the ominous heading, "My Con-
fession," followed by the words, "For
Mr. Barnes, should he find this first."
With impatience and curiosity Mr.
Barnes sat on the one chair and read
the following, occasionally emitting a
grunt of satisfaction as point after point
in the mystery was explained and all
fitted in with his own theory of the
crime. The confession is here given
verbatim:
"After years of preparation I And
that my plans have miscarried. How-
ever, I am a fatalist, and therefore bow
to the inevitable. I have been bitterly
wronged, but in some degree I have had
a revenge. Now I am forced by the im-
mutable laws af Pircumstance to choose
between my own miserable life and
rthat baof kr e lov aobet. dearly


acmnce myeit
3 happy, evem
ms of a man
nd beneath my
done to me?
e same family
d and destroy-
beloved sister.
thing. Strange
r should both
s the finger of
any who scoff
ion. But as I
y the one who
that one I am
nes, I must be
e it will be as
account of the
s in my life.
ne say that my
as that is also
: have passed
ay night I will
ho is supposed
that of Walter
young man at
inrder. I will
and relate the
8ir occurrence.
rond, Va., ad
ic. Of course
u our sympa-
secessionista.
ifederate serv-
allantry, won
ziced several
at length be
of colonel It
Nith his regi-
part of 1868,
e brought into
were wounded
It is a curious
men may be in
her, after the
to be justas
of those who
spark within

th many other
entire time to
id and aospeat
ldiers in the
hose pwiaaex


onation vertical moaeea.
"When the doctors had made him as
comfortable as they would, and there
Was a moment to spare to other consid-
erations, I thought of my sister and
sought for her, but one 6o the terants
informed me that she had left the house.
I suspected at once that she had gone to
her husband, andd knowing where here-
sided, hurried thither. d rushed into
the house, and was horrified to find the
apparently lifeless body of my sister
stretched on the parlor floor. Assistance
Was summoned, and, as deof as it was
safe to do so, she Was temoved to out
own home. It was not until months aft&
et that I learned the events which led
up to this last catastrophe. It eems that
she had, as I had supposed, sought for
the villain who should have been ready
and anxious to care for her. When he
heard that her father bad refused to aet
knowledge the marriage, he coolly told
her that, in that case, it wold be best
to par, 6atbe 'would not separate a
girl from her father,' and other.things
equally heartless. Then he left her.
"It was not surprising that my sfir
ter's little girl should have been prenias
turely hurried into the world by these
exciting scenes. Afterward the mother
improved slowly, but surely, day bf
day. With my father it was different
For months he lay betAeen life and
death. When my sister had sufficiently
recovered her own health, she divided
her time between her baby and her fa-
ther, and her experience as a nurse how
became invaluable. At last thefte ame
a change, and one morning my father
awoke, apparently better.
"Matilda, my sister, was at the to'
ment having her breakfast and was oat
of the room. I taking her place for thd
time. Father spoke to me, asking mne
to relate all that had occurred. I tried
to answer evasively, but he itamediate-
ly ashwed signs of excitement, insisting
on a reply to his inquiries. Under their
circumstances I deemed it best to tell
him the truth. He listened without
comment until I told how her husband
bad deserted- her, at which he gritted
his teeth as e muttered, 'The villaint-
When I told him of the little stranger'
in the house, his expression softened,
and be asked me to send my sister to
him. As I left the room to 6bey he
aid:
STell her to btai little Virginia
with her.'
TO mt MO.At*UF&>b4
saving UtmM.
"Wbatl" road Big Pete, ashe foi
thbed his wall eyed revolver. "Doyoo
smes to intimate that I'm crooked"''
"Not at all," stammered the tender'
oot "Didn't I just say that it wa
mighty strange bow you could wi n-ta.,
I'** ,*


I am"Mm.--~- -,--~ 7T'-- --P .4 --


placed in the kind care of thee" f u *r
my sister met and nursed many of them. .W'fn'p
Among the number was Waltet Marvel, l 6lW L W
an officer in the UIdon army. At once look it she
she was attracted to him. How or why hands on his
let those explain who disbelieve in fate. I am going t
for he was neither handsome nor pleas- thaitative to
ant, either in countenance or mannemn A nothe
Besides, he was the avowed enemy of Anther R
all that we held to be our sacred right
and for which our young men were up. Boscore
pouring out their life's blood on many Vensvias, ne
fields. She was one of the fairest daugh-
ters of the south, and it was not r great find of
uprising that Marvel soon found himself made twj ye.
fascinated by her chalmi covered with
"After a time be recovered sufficient- coe with
ly to be removed from the hospital, and ly landocap
in the natural order of events would represents a
have been taken to prison but for the fi
interest which my sister evinced in an anger fis
him. Naturally she possessed much in. wine jars we
fluence with the officers, and she repr- skeletons hal
rented to them that, though well.
enough to leave, the hospital, he was cavato.
still so weak that if confined ia cell
be would probably not survive. Thus Lecture 1
she succeeded in having him paroled. Senator M
So there was opportunity for them to
meet and exchange loving vows, al- in W&ashing
though they conducted matters so adroit- olic nniversi
ly that I, who was present all the time audience. I
in the home, never suspected the true Washington
state of affairs. Washington
"At last came the end of the war, an able and
and, stricken at heart by the outcome ator M.ilory
thereof, my father returned home.na
Moreover, he had been apverely wound- course of le
ed, and his wound, not having re- t'lnthn dnrin
ceived proper attention, had never thor- the litt of l
roughly healed. Greatcare was neces- tthe imo-t d
sary to insure its not giving more this country
trouble. Meanwhile it transpired thut -
during the latter part of 1864 Marvel
had lured my sister into a secret mat-
riage, a pitfall into which so many ini
nocent and inexperienced women fall,
forgetting that their parents have their W 4
interests at heart, and therefore are en-
titled at least to advise about so im
portent a step. She would have con-
fessed to my father on his arrival were
it not for his weakened physical condi- '
tion and the danger which any great If o
excitement might entail. N O
"So time passed until at length it be- Cti"gI
came imperative thatab she hod make branof
the disclosure. She was just about to Is $fl
confide her story to my father when u1-
fortunately he discovered it himself 41
He questioned her and was at rst re-. I UI
lived to hear that at least she was a
married woman, but when be learned
that her husband was a detested Yan- of CO"
kee his rage was simply terrific. He tiagthe
stormed and raged until bh strength h cod
was exhausted, and he fell to the Boor
in a swoon. j tag
"My sister screamed for help, and the ua s
servants rushed in and picked up their wJ h.j
master. They bore him up to his own
chamber and laid him on his bed, but p
an ominous train of blood marked their lipart t
progress from the room below, and: ft 1
When, in response to a hasty summon
the doctor arrived he found that the bottle
wound had opened and was bleeding s oare foi
dangerously. Other surgeons were suna- C fo
moned, and after great difficulty the
flow was stopped, but the loss of blood get SO
in his already weakened condition left Al d
him scarcely any strength. Besides, his C
mental trouble, occasioned by the news a
which he bad that day heard, made his


Prondtg how b@ wosld
should w ddealy ta hew.
shoulder nd say, "Nlow,
o kiss you," in a cool, as-
ne.-New York Ppese
r Relic of Polapedt,
oiman villa has been dn'U
eale, on the slopes ao
ar Pompeii, where ithe
silver ornaments, war
mrs ago. The walls arer
beantiful Irescues, chief-
es and marines. One
bildge over a river, with
thing with a line. Fonr
re in the cellar and seven
re been fond in the er.-


by Saintor Mallory.
aillory ldelirvred a lecture
ton recently at the C'aFr-
ty before a distinguished
Hli subject was "George
." and it was handle in
scholarly mannrF. Sea-
's lecture was one of a
tures give ata this inuti-
g the winter sanaon, ani0
pctarerr inclndea some ot
istinguished *sholaru oa t
ant Eunrope.





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NoWa.-It must he remembered that the
wina is not a wholly reliable motive pow-
er nad if the sailors sometimes find it im-
pomsible to make schedule time it mus tbe
el argued to the elements; they do the best
they can

-The schr. Cleopat.a from Pensaco-
-la arrived Saturday night, having on
board the-engine and power fTr A. J,
Trisket's HUngleland teed mill. She
sailed out for Pensacpla, Tuesday

The sterner Alpha' arrived from
Mobile early Monday morning; dis-
charged St. Andrews freight and
proceedeJ to Apalachicola nad Car-
rabelle
The Crawford went up East Bay
Friday, with spvepral hundred turpen-
tinu barrels fur Sanders' turotatiine
camp near Wctappo. returning Monr-
day she touk oni a stil for the same
camp aand went baet up Etat Bay,
Tueriay. .

,NAPHTHA LAUiSCH,
GLADYS.
CArPT. FRANK Wi'HIRLLh .
Carries thL* -Est Bay Mail between St.
Andrew# Bay Wetappo and intermedi-
te points. Leaves St. Andrews daily
(ezcept Sunday.) at 6:00 a. m.f; arrive at
Wetappo at 1:30 p. in.; leave Wetaipo
at 1:00 p. m.; arrives at Ft, Andrews at
7:30 p. .Make as laudin~.T regulairl at
Harrison, Cromanton, Parker, Pitts-
harg and Farmdale. For passenger and
freight rates, see rate card in the sev-
eral postoificee.
DAVID U. WITHKRILL, Contractor.

PACKET SCHOONER
CLEOPATRA.
RoTr GWALTNEY, MAST'n.
LeavesSt. Andrews Bay every Tuesday,
leaves Pensacola every Friday,
(weather pealnitting). Special atten-
tion will be given to, receiving aiud
forwardingfreight for parties living on
East and North lay, A'nsiseoiers for
points on either arm of the l;Hay 6an
depend upon securing prompt iransi-
purlttioi at reasonalil rates. For
further information apply to
L, M. WARn & Co.. Agrs

A Week's Weatlier.
The following table gives the maxi-
mrm. minimum and mean tempera-
tVres. the rainfall and direction of the
wind. for the twenty-four hours ending
at 7 *'clock p. m., as indicated by U. S.
government self-registering thermonm-
eters: Max. Min. Mean. R'n Wd
3 68 42 1.18 ne:
3 .4 .55 4 r T n
5 62 38 15 .00 naw
6 71 42 56 .00 sw
7 73 49 61 .00 nw
8 72 54 63 .00 nw
Ferweek... 167 44 152 ) 1.18

THE WHOLE system feels the
effect of IHood's Sarsaparilla--stom-
ach, liver, kidneys, heart, nerves are
regthened and SUSTAINED.

A Paper
Read by Mrs.L, Harrison, at the Sup-
per Friday night, by the Ladies'
Aid Society of the Metho-
dist Church.
Gentlemen-and Ladies::When re-
quested by the Ladies' Aid Society
to make a few rnemaikM this evening,
I said: "I have nr.othing this winter
but grass." They naid "Talk grans,
then." "
On my return this year, I found
that tWyoming avenue htad been
cleared-the brnahl cut and burned
by Pr,.f. Lipes andl others. I had
beatirdhat the streets of Fort Myers
were all in thilk Bermuda sod, and
what was there to prevent tlho streets-
of St. Aindrews from having the
same? ..
'A tmerciful man it inercifil nnto
hir bvast." Hlw nimuch easier it
w-oildt be for itin poorly fed dlaught
anirl*l lo draw their load over the
sod tijn t tltir lh itle ip, 'loshe


ann. It would keep diwn sand-
burr" artd ct'ti,' so that their eruel
slpinll my.n;t pierce the feet of lit,
tie children; he cooler th. l the ,anid,
and make giond panture. I've heard
a reldent remark that, if the streets
of Bt. Andrews were in Bernmida
grans it wonld lirnish paIst ure for all
the cowA thht are kept her'.
IB~tiuda grass has bee' thickly
plaitaedon a portion ol Bek street,
and on'- Wyoming avenne from Mr.
Scott's to the school liue, by the
residents there, qand it will be extond-
ed to the Bay when the hill is grad-
ed. It seems strange lihat people
will plod through lonse.sand year af-
ter year, when they could hae a
Arnt ooting by planting ont grass,
which can be ihal without money and
without price.

BAfckleu's Arnica Salve.
TAe Besi Salve in the world for cuts,
brurae, sores, Ulcers, salt rheum, fever
ores, tetter.-chapped hands, chilblains.
eorns and all skin eru itions, and posi-
tively cures.piles, or no pay required.
It fI grturanteed to give perfect s tip-
faction or money refunded. Price 25c
er box. For sale by all druggists.


LOCAL DRIFT,
-Just received a fresh lot of ladies'
hats, ribbons and flowers at Wells'
store. Call and see them.
-Allens Tasteless Chill Tonic, Sar-
saparrilla, and Yellow Dock are the
best. For additional evidence call on
Dr. J. J. Kester.
-"Lewis' men's and women's Ox-
ford ties, from $1 to $2, and a nice lot of
patent tip low cuts at $1 a pair at at L.
M. Ware & Co's.
-Two men were recently found fro-
zen to death while returning from
Klondyke with one hundred thousand
dollars in gold.
-Read.the item below in reference
to taxes, amount and method of pay-
ment of same, carefully and govern
yourself accordingly
-A,~tood big Tablet for 5 cts; a larger
one for 8 cts and a good thick school
tablet with 175 leaves:for 10 cts; all with
handsome covers and good, ruled paper,
at the BIOY' office.
-It looks decidedly like business to
see the spirit barrels, and turpentine
camp supplies being landed: here by
every boat. The Alpha, this trip,
brought200 or 300 empty barrels for
this industry.
-Parents and guardians interested in
securing the most practical Business-
Educ-ition for their children at the least,
expense, should correspond with the
DeFuuiak Business College, DeFuniak
Springs, Fla. Catalogue free.
-The St. Andrews Bav Horticultural
and Improvement Company is prepar-
ed to clear, improve and plant into fruit,
any tract of land which may be given
them. It will pay all persons to buy a
tract from them and have it- improved.
-The "two little girls" who sent the
Buoy "A Stroll Through the Woods"
must give their names--not- for Dubli-
cation; but it is a rule in all well regu-
lated newspaper offices that the corre-
spondent must be known to the pub-
lisher.
-Handsome letter head with St.
Andrews Bay date line and views.of
either St.Andrews Bluff, or Buena Vista
Point, at 8c. per dozen; also map of the
St. Andrews Bay country on back of 'a
letter sheet at 12c. per. dozen, at the
BUOY office.
-If you are thinking of buying prop-
erty in St. Andrews or immediate vi-
cinity, you cannot aiTrord to purchase
until you have conferred with the pro-
prietor of the BUOY. If you are shot of
money and want to buy on your own
time for actual settlement you can be
accommodated
-That the richest and largest depos-
its of gold the earth has ever produced
up to the present time have been found
in the Alaska Klondyke country is now
an established fact. We call your at-
tention to the advertisement of the
Alaska Klondyke Gold Mining Compa-
ny in another column.
-A party of nine young people of St.
Andrews made up an excursion to St.
^.f-~-Uift4- -Avow'aftiv p friiOT-wboh*
The first day and night out was:-ainy
and disagr able; but fair weather
throughout the baladee of the excur-
sion made it a delightful one, which
will be remembered with pleasure by
each participant.
-If the Buoy is correctly informed,
there issotnething like three dollars in
the treasury of the St. Andrews Im-
provement society. Why wouldn't it
be a good idea to get up sohte sort of an
entertainment to supplement this
amount with .as much more and have
the defective sidewalk south of the
postoffice repaired? It needs it badly.
S--The ladies of the Methodist Mite
Society are highly elated, ani well
they may be, at the success of their
supper last Friday evening. Thursday
evening, 'the time .set for .the.supper,
proved to be unfavorable by reason of
rain and the supper was postponed to
Friday evening; but as results proved,
nothing was lost th :reby, for a fine
crowd turned out; a nice little program
was rendered, but the crowning feature
was the supper, the outceme of which
encouraged the ladies immensely, for
the neat sum of $8.50 clear profit was
realized. The ladies wish to cordially
thank the good people of St. Andrews
who contributed to make the whole af-


fair a success.
The illustrated edition of the East,
West and Middle Florida edition of the
Times-Union and Citizen has been is-
sued, aud is a gem of typographic art
and newspaper enterprise, fully sus-
tailing the reputation of the manage-
ment of that paper in the grand
achievement of its South Florida edi-
tion. It is such work as this that will
put Florida in its true light before the
world, and it is a pity that more of it
ctnuot be scattered broadcast. Wash-
ington county failed to secure space in
this great edition, hence its.advantages
and attractions lie here unheralded
'to charm the few visitors who happen
to come here and whose number would
be greatly increased if adviant:;ge was
taken of such oplportutLtieh as 'vas of-
fered by the Timis-Union aid Citiz n.
-Taxes for the year 1897 are.now
due and will become delinquent. April
1, 1898, unless the time for payment is
extended before that time, which it is
not likely to be. All those who expect
the BUOY to attend to the payment of
same are advised to make certain that
they have a credit on our tax book
sufficient to meet the amount, which
will mean that the tax will certainly be
paid, as heretofore; but if such.credit
is not shown, even though the amount
seems insignificant, they just as cer-
tainly will not be paid unless some sue-
cial arrangement is made to that end.
The tax this year is 17i -mills, as com-
pared with 121 mills last year; hence
in providing for payment this year, add
about 33 per cent., or one-third more
than the amount shown upon your re-
ceiptfor 1896. This notice shall be
deemed sufficient for all patrons of the
BuoY who wish it to attend to the pay-
ment of their taxes,


i c


-Call at the Pioneer Drug Store and
see samples of American Wall Paper
Co.'s wall paper.
-Wannamaker & Brown's samples
for Tailor Made Suits at L. M. Ware &
Co's. Call a'd get prices.
The Young Peoples Baptist Union
meets at the Baptist church every
Sunday at 3. i. 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.
Vtersonai.
F.. R. abcock, who for the past
year or more has been attending
school at Maryville, Tenn., respond-
ing to a telegram that his niolher,
Mrs. TI. L. Curry was 13 ing critically
lw, arrived home on Friday, last, to
he in attendance at the bedside of
his parentt. At latest advices she
was some easier; but still veiy low.
Mrs..lW.'. W.ep)per a(d babyv a d
nuire and Mrs..-Ratymond, friends o!
Mrts. Payne, from tlhb north arrived
Tuesday via BIayhead and are inak-
ing themselves at homo at Mrs.
Stone's boarding house.
St. Andiews' esteemed frequent
visitor Dr. D. B. Cliffe and party,
of Franklin, Tenn., ceme in Friday
by way of layhoad, and as is their
custom will lemai lor a week or two
enjoying the pleasuires of fishing anda
hunting, the fishing, especially,
whichthee Dr. kno-s so well is not
to be surpassed anywhere. The par-
ty of eight consists of Dr. D. B.
Cliffe, vice president of the Naslhville
& Decat ir railr, ad and his wife, Mrt'.
D. B. Cliffe, and son, John Cliffe,
Miss Mamie 13roalwell, John B. Mc-
Ewen, Richard M. German, James
P. Moore and James D. Wlhitfield,
all of Franklin, Tenn.
Chipley Banner: T. C. Danfoid,


one of St. Andrews' prominent eter- hav6 fuads, f'or if is unIdui toud to be


chants, spent Sunday here, the guest
F. G. Tugwell,.....Two daughters
of F. 1H. Sheppard < f St. Andrews
Bay arrived Monday from Peuria,
Il1. They left at once for homo.


paying a large part t f the purchase
money in cash, andi giving go',d ae-
curity for the balance, these Iceiig
the only terms upon whica the Ar m-
stiuo4gs would deal.


A Narrow Fscape. To (Cur, A Cold in one Day.
Thankful words written by Mrs. Ada
E Hart, of Groton, S. D.: "Was taken Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablet.
with a bad. cold which settled on my All Druggists refund the money if they
lungs; cough set in and finally termin- a;&l to Cure. 25c.
ated in consumption. Four doctors ___
gave me up, saying I could live but a
short .time. I gave myself up to my Sendirg Ceiclothes by Matl.
S.tvior,, d.--ternn id that if Ic ulmdnot An old negro bearing a 1 .- "bundle
stay with my friends on earth, I would of bedcloths which were somewhat the
(neet rny abuent o es above. My hus- worse for wear and none too imn acu-
band Du advised to get Drp King's late in char tetr rapped at one of the
Now Dscovcry f.,r'consumption.c'-ih .
and cold. I -ave it a triil. took in all -little windes up i-t tie p~stcflee. lhe
eigtlt hottleq. It has cured me, and chik hu-- n :.. ,r to ti,'
L! Al' I.,- f"S"""- %Z"- '.I.-- t'.-. "-,, ==: 'l' -S..-.<. :---
thy wima."' Tri tt bottles fI',:- at any ai L.
,I'ruZ store. Re' ular i ize .',e and $1, 1 ':', .- *. 'is ha bun-
guarantcLed or p'ri- r'efun.led.. i'dl o' b. .-' old 'oiau :,.-n
in Mis' -.i_'is. Is dis Itro de place wvhah
Oni):lith Exhibit Convention. I'ze got ter start i- _. :"
']he West Florida Conyention for "Oh, you want to ,end the i :-:.:e
the Omaha exhibit will again meet by t...l, do you?''" rked the clerk,'
without (. ., i;: .: a snmile.
at the court house at DeFuniak at '.-i'rtain, for she', b.ss. Iow munch
11 o'clock a. m., Saturday, March is I gpt ter pay?" inquired the dark-y.
12, 1898. The clerk could not resist the toemp-
tation to play a joke upon a follow
The committee appointed at the clerk; so he said: -
Pensacola convention will be ready "Well, incle, this isn't the place for
to report at this meeting. you to leave your bundle, but if you
s w h dd nt sd d ill just take it down to that window
Counties which did not send dole- below here"-'iifdicating the general
gates to the former convention are dlivcry department-' 'and hand it in
earnestly requested to do so now. to the clerk do-n ,t're, he will put the
right number of stamps on it and send
Each county in West Florida should it off for you."
have 'a representative to the conven- "Thanke'ee, boss; thank'ee. Ishe' is
tion at DeFuniac Spin-.igs. obleeged ter you," said the unsuspect-
ERIC (, N AXELSON, ing Seneganibian.
Laurel Hill, Fla., .l Mrch 3, 1898. He at once made his way to the de-
partment indicated.' Arrving there, bhe
--- o. ,thrust his huge buidle into the wiv-
When bilious or costive, take a Cascaret dow, into which it ftted closely, at the
candycathartic, cure guaranteed, 10c, 25c same time i:.itll.; the astonishedd presid-
Cascarets stimulate the liver, kidneys and ing genius of tL:.t. hi.:.rt nr.ut. please to
bowels Never sicken, weaken or gripe put stamps on it and sent it to "my oldi
50 cents 'oman, Sallie Sanders, down in Water
Valley."
$50 Rewarrt. It is said that a coolness now exists
Between these erstwhile friendly cleric s
The following dispatch came Irom in the Memphis postoflce.-Memphis
Bayhead by telephone Mo day moin- Scimitar. .
tog:"


BARHEAD, FIa., Mar. 7, '98.
To the unblic-A convict left us
thi., morning-a large, black negro;
5 feet 10- inichls high, 21 years old.
Fifty dollars reward for his recap-
-
ture. MEYERS TURPENTINE CO.
Bavhead, Fla.
The Style In Chicago.
"Why is Mrs. Mulford in half
mourning?"
"Her first husband is dead. "-Cleve-
land Leader.
The word costermonger was original-
ly costardmonger--that is, apple seller.
His noisy manners were commented
upon in Queen Elizabeth's day. There
are now over 30,000 costers in London.

A Japanese saying runs: A woman's
tongue is only six inches long, but it
can kill a man six feet high.

1E SURE you get what you want
when you ask for Hood's Sarsapa-
rilla. Unequalled in Merit, Sales, Cures.
There's no substitute for HOO D'S.

Notice
Is hereby given to all parties holding ,
claims against the estate of John- Con-
stantine, late of Wahliiiiitor county, de-
ceased, to present them to Inte under-
sigiud administrator within twelve
mont. s from the date hereof, or the same
will ,e barred by the statute of limita-
tion. WV I; SLIkGLTARy, Adinr.
April 14, 1897. ,
WANTED-Tar'sTwor:TfHY and ACT-
IVE gentlemen or ladies to travel for re-
sponsible, established house in Florida.
Monthly $65 and 'expenses. Position
steady. Reference. Enclose self-ad-
dressed stamped envelope. The Do-
minion Company, Dept. W. Chicago.


has demonstrated ten thousand
times that it is aitaost infallible
FOR ...
PECULI .
WEAKNESSES,
irregularities aand derangements.
It has become the leading remedy
for this class of troubles. It exerts
a wonderfully healing, strength-
ening and soothing influence upon
the menstrual organs. It cures
S'whites'' andfalling ofthe womb.
It stops flooding and relieves sup-


rpe ed and pairiful mf-ntr!Inltion.
or ( uane of Life it is the best
medicine made. It is beneficial
during pregnancy, and helps to
bring children into homes barren
for years. It invigorates, stimu-
lates, orer*; t!. *. I the whole sys-
tem. Till~' L-kt remedy is offered
to all 3lrcl : .._.men. Why will
any woman suffer another minute
with certain relief within reach?
Wine of Cardui only costs $1.00
per bottle at your drug store.
For advice, in cases requiring special
dirc.It'.'., address, giving symptoms,
the "Laiies' Advisory Departnment,"
The Chatanooga Medwine Co., Chat-
tanoog, Teern.
Rev. J. W. SMITH, Camden, S.C., says:
"Mywife used Wtne of Cardui at home
for falling of the womb an.; it entirely
cured her."
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MOBILE BUSINESS DIRECTORY.
J. LYO S', Ilrest. J. F. DRAGO, M'r.

hal NiMLLS.
-~a-, ,' 5-i;^ ^ *..'Ba awB, I- l


OhI Lir _Thankful

Pain Was Maddening and Hope
Had Been Abandoned- Wonder-
ful Results of Purifying the Blood.
"A very severe pain came in my left
knee, which grow worse and worse, and
finally a sore broke out above the knee.
It discharged a great deal and the pain
from my thigh down was maddening.
Large, hard, purple spots appeared on my
leg. I -'.: r. -.' in this way for years,
and gave up all hope of ever being cured.
My wife was reading of a case like mine
cured by Hood's Sarsaparilla, and she
advised me to try it. I began taking it
and when I had used a few bottles I
found relief from my suffering. Oh,
how.thankful I am for this relief I I am
stronger than I have ever been in my life.
I am in the best of health, have a good
appetite and anm a new man altogether."
J. P. Moons, Lisbon Falls, Maine.
H ood's Sarsa-
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Isthe best-in fi't tli One True Blood Purifier.
Hood's Pills ctre all liver ills. 25 cents.
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SPAIN BUYING WAR SL IPS

And Prp,:-ring for War.
A. Londou A.;.,iItd Pret-s dis-
patch says: Spain has purchased two
cruisers which the Armstrongs have
been building for Brazil. They aie
the Amazonus and a sister ship, not
.named. They are 4,000 tons eachi,
with a speed of 23 knots, and carry
tell guns SpIain is also negottiating
for, and will probably secure; two
cruises of similarr type which have
been building in France for Brazil.
The Amnazonus is leady for launch-
ing, and her si,,ter .ship will soon be
r .ady.
The Spanish government is also
ehdeavoring to secure guns and large
supplies of ammunition in England
and on the continent.
The gove, ninet ct 0o Spaiin seems to


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Preco1ambnian Iooks IL America.
George Byrcn Gordon, the explorer,
contributes to The Century an account
of the discoveries in Copan under the
title bf "'T.l- Myv-t L;. City of Ion-
duras." Concerning t-bhe ancient ra.e of
Maas Mr. Gcrdon says:
Net only did traditions exist in the
minds of the people, but many cf t'e
old Indian families still preserved their
books, the rcmrnalts of onceS extensive
libraries, in which the history, tradi-
tions and customers of the pi ',,!e v(w-re re-
corded. All these books that the Span-
ish priests could lay their hand. upon
they burned. Four only have come
down to us-priceless relics that in
some unknown n anner found their way
into European libraries, where they lay
hidden until unearthed by scholars of
recent years. The books of the Mlaas
consisted of long strips of paper made
from maguey fiber, and folded after the
manner of a screen so as to form ages
about 9 by 5 inches. These were Cover-
ed with hieroglyphic characters, very
neatly drawn by hand, in brilliant col-
ors. Boards were fastened on the outfilo
pages, and the completed book looked
like a neat volume of largo octavo size.
The characters in which they are -writ-
ton are tho same as thoso found upon
the stone tablets and monuments in the
ruined cities of Paleuque and Copan.
This system- of writing, which is en-
tirely distinct from the picture writing
of tho Aztecs, vas the exclusive rcsscs-
esicu cf the ? '.ya. It was a Lighly de-
Velopcd eyst ri, and, as invcs igt.: on
have r ,cw-n-, e:braced a nuimbcr cf ILho-
netic elements. In this repptct, as in
niany others, the Mayas were far in ad-
vance (;f any other Animricaen peope. ',
venc~'cl.o but vagne and elusive t; 1;i:
that Las corn: down to us ascribes t.l .
invention of these characters to I:r;:;:-
na, the ltiya Cadsins, a great Li:a-.) (:
who in the beginning c-f their L,;; .;-
as a nation led the people fr'm. tl.
east across the sEa, gave tl:;n0 1:v.: .;. "
ruled over them for many yeiras.
Why He Thought So.
Mr. Bright (reading paper)-I'm sur-
prised to know that a married man
writes the fashion notes for this pal ,r.
Mrs. Bright-Why, dear, how do you
know such is the case?
YMr. L:lC t-C(i: aV a-nrri-d man
could havo e ended this i!(-m, '"Tl. ,re
'will 5; ,n c'. o i ,. i ;l~s tLi
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tiwn to Fel. oin com'e i mission from large
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picket once and in cultivation, with
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and a habitable shanty. Price $300
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ST. ANDfREWS

PRICES CURREI
Corrected I y L. .3, Ware &
--. GROCERIES.
4ugar, F% Tea,
Granulated .... He No......
Coffee,A .... ;(i Gunpowder.
Lt brown..... 6 Uncol'd Jap.
loffee,r ..- Cond milk, ^
Green.... 12@20 Unsweetn'a.1
Arbuckle, 6 1f $1 Sweetened...
singerr snaps 31t 25 Baking powder
Jrackers,soda 7 Royal... .
tobacco plug 25a50 Campbell..
.laisins. Canned fruit
London layeis.. i" !. Peaches...
Valencia .... 8 Tomatoes.....
tic ... 6 Apples.....
apples Pears.......
Evaporated. ..8 Prums ......
Dried Peaches. 8 Apricot......
deal Oil prgal.... .15 Strawberries,
gasolinee .... 20 l';e tpl. ...
lorida Syrup... 40 Canned Meats
oneiy..... ....t 1 I Roast Beef..
,tinegar........ 30 Corned Beef.
jheease pr Ib.... 15 Chipped Beet
$utter......... 25 Lobster.....
Lard ......... 6 Salmon.... .
leans.... ...;.. 4 Capned Vegetal
ocoanu'pkg... 10 Baked Beans.
ViuitPnddiei.... 10 Corn t......
folly, glass .. 15a25 Peas. .......
lime Juice 'umpkin ....
Eggs pet' doz.... 15
PROVISIONS.
-'. lour Poik
S 0 NY:.. 2,85 D. S. prlb...
Majestic .... 3.00 -Bacon Sides..
orn AMeal prhu 604, Fre-h .......
)at Meal pr %.. 5 Br'kf'stBacon
jorn perbu ........58 Ham canvass
Potatoes Shoulders...
.Irish.:..... 1 20 Beef
Early IR'e seed 1.20 Corned......
Sweet.....60@75 Fresh.......
3alt, pr sack... 85 Dried.......
Table ........ 5 Milk pr qt ..
HARDWARE.
Fails, Der it3~na4 Ax,with handle
.Galv wire do.6aGi Hoes, each ...
Manilla rope...9al2Copper paint, ca
Stoves cook, ..$..)l Linseed oil, gal5
Pipe, per joint 15
DRY GOODS,
Prints, per yd. 5a8 Checks .......
Sheetings .... 5a9 Flannel. ......
luslin ....... 9all Thread per spoo
Jeans. .... 15a45 Shoesladies.$1
Extra pants pat 2'25 Men's. .. $1 4
MISCELLANEOUS.
Hay pr cwt..75al.li Oats pr bu .....
Bran... .... 9al.05 Brick pr M ....
fope Sisal ..-.. 7(@9 Lime pr ihbl...
FliUIT and NUTS.
Oranges pr doz... Pecans pr lb...
Apples........ 12 Walnuts. ..
Le moTs ......... 30 Almonds......
OYSTI'ERS
liisholl prl,(0() 1.5) Opened pr qt
LIVE STOCK.
Horsef... 1qinl-00 Cows...... .$1
iM les.. $ t111t. 55 IHogs ...... $3
qxen., pr .., .. S heep ........
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C'lickets eaclh 15a25 ( eese each.
1'arkeys. ... 75a.1 l I lo. i .. .....
; GAME.
'1nij l.. pr ib 7al0 Turkeys ...... 7
aeh S-alt
Mnllet pr d.', :2.,, Mullet pr lIh
Trout ........., 5 Trout......
'unip'ano pr Ib. 6 Pompano ...
lurgeun .. 10 Mackeral ...
LUM BER.
Flooring, Ceilingi
*sart, ;) ,in...$16.00 Heart, m1.. 11
Fice . .. 14.0) Face .
Sap ... 10'; Sap a ...
Drop id;ng.', Cla iphoards
Heart atce v'ni l:."'.n' xi; in. )n11. ...
Sap 10.00 Finishinig lun-
duff lumber. ibI 1. ber, d.. ($12
Heart slinllilh 2.50 Lath, ... .
Sap 1.50 Boat lumber,
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STATE OF OdHI, CITY oF 'OLEDO
LUCAS COUNTY. i
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he
is theseni6r partner of the firm of F.J.
Cheney & Co. doing business in the City
of Toledo, county and state aforesaid, and
that said firmni'ill pay the sum of ONE
HUNDRIED DOLL RS for each and every
case of Catarrh that cannot be cured Iby
the use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.
FRANK J. CHENEr.
Sworn to before me and sulscribed in
my fresenc'er this 6th -day of De.-:'dlc r,
A D., 1866. A. W. GLASON,
[(AL.] i Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally
and auts dircotly*on the blood and mu-
cous surfaces of the system. Send for
estiiiioial.s, free.
J. J. (.'IIEN :' & Co., Toledo, O.
Sold by Druggists, 75c.
Hall's Family Pills are the best.
Lord Alvanley.
Lord Alvanley followed Sheridan and
Brmmell as- a sayer of good things, but
those most generally quoted have a
touoh of sarcastic malice, for cynical
talk was a fashion of- the time. When
Brummell made his midnight flitting to
Boulogne at thejuit of the Jews, he re-
marked oanpplaoently, "Brummell has
done quite right to be off; it was Solb-
mon's judgment." He was a kindheart-
ed man and gave many proofs of gen-
erosity to acquaintances in distress. One
of those he had assisted was the well
known Jack Talbot, a reckless prodigal,
who had repeatedly borrowed of him.
When Talbot was beggared and lying
on his deathbed, Alvanley met his doc-
tor and inquired about the invalid. The
answer was: "My lord, I fear he is in
a bad way. I had to. use the lancet."
"You should have tapped him, doctor,"
aiid Alvanley coolly. "I fear he has
more claret than blood in his veins."
Much more excusable, considering the
man and the circumstances, was Alvan-
ley's expostulation when he had been
persuaded to dine with the eccentric
millionaire Neeld in his new mansion
in Grosvenor square. The host, with
the vulgarity of a nouveau riche, was ex-
patiating on the sumptuous decorations
of the apartment and, in the words of
Milton, "letting dinner cool." "I don't
care what'your gilding cost," said Al-
vanley bluntly, "but I am mot anxious
to make a trial of your carving, for I
am famished. "-Cornhill Magazine.
Be sure you are right and then go ahead.
Be pure you get Hood's Sarsapari'la and
you may confidently expect it will purify
your blood and give you appetite and
s(renglh.
Hood's Pills act easily and promptly on
th liver and bowels. Cure sick headache.


lWETAPPO.e Loud Bill Kiiledl. ONE OF TWO WAYS.
bpecialto the Buor. hrh L bll, to -crect alleged e bladder was create ftr one pur-
Spring is here-l-ruit trees are inl abuses of tie second class mail mat- pose, namely, a receptacle for the utinie,
bloom and gardens looking Lfie iter p IVIleg ichi pass tl I e ,use disease suceit isio, tnide lof to ays. i e
' Mr. Cln-,tor of W\Vcwailitclika S !ast year 144 tl, 104, \was l nllcl l uini- lirt w.vy a i;'oni ip:e.iirca: t a111 of the
dowu last F iaY an l h lll *l Il:j ; t i dN . I to c -i i V is ttl n cdarless
dOWU la t 1 ia ica Li.it e: .,1 oit:. diCetsd.
S E Simith, wo, i,,r eveIra ck,- 'luesdlay laat. t.,e vie a notIui CHILEF CAUSE.
iha been following hiis vocation ,t directly ulonl thle hiili, but oil a mI,- UTnhealthy urine from unhiealthy kid-
bricklayer at eralitcltka., paet tionto v it o tl ttale. B votenevs is thle chie'cause of bladder troubles.
bricklayer at w, passed t t So the womb, like the bladder, was creat-
tlhroughli ere Friday, e, route to St. 0 o162 to 119, the illtin wRas car- ed forone purpose, and if not doctored too
Anidrews Ba. iried. Forty-sevenl relubiiansl joinelll n "uc is nt liable to weakness or disease,
except in rare cases. It is situated back
Robert Baker is running the mail with tlie democrats and |,opulists in of and very close to the bladder, therefore
launch, Gladys, at present, F. A. accotIplisling this result, and ten any pain, disease or inconvenience mani-
fested i:a the kidneys, back, bladder or
Wither.!l having gone to St. Joseph denlocrats with the majority of the urinary passage is often, by mistake, at-
with a pleasure party. republicans. Tile refusal of Mr. tr.luted to female weakness or womb
I trouble ot some sort. The error is easily
Q. K. Pierce, night guard at Don- Loud to permit a vote on an amend- made and may be as easily avoided. To
alou & Babb's tlrpenti cap, luelt at tlie lawt minute was respon- find out correctly, set your urine aside for
also & Babb's turpentie camp, tat the last nutwas lespon- twent-four hours a sediment or settling
made us a call Friday. fible in a measure for the result, but indicates kidney or bladder trouble. The
J. J. Kionniller and wife were on the strength of the measure undoubt- mild and the extraordinttr effect of Dr.
Kiliher's Swamp-Rloot, tie great kidney
oiir streets last Wednesday. edly waued throughout the three and bladder remedy is soon realized. It
Capt. Etward Haud of St. n- days debate. you need a medicine you should have the
Capt. E ard Han o t. best. At druggists, fifty cents and one dol-
drews made us a call. At 4 o'clock, the hour set for the lar. You may have a sample bottle and
Joseph Dyer took a raft of logs to vote to Ie taken, Mr. Richardson, paipltlet both seit free )y lnal upon re-
SUei a 01 t ceipt of three two-cent stamps to cover
the mill, Satnlday. (dcm., Tenn.) moved to lay the bill cost of potage on theu bottler. Mention
Honl. Reit Katl Ihas gone to, V.-r- on tlhe table. A rising vote gave the the Buoy and send your address to Dr.
SKilnnier& Co. Bingiiamptoi, -. Y. The
non, to be iu attendance at the meet- victory to the opponlent.s of tle nmeas- oroprictor of this paper guarantees the
. , nre 1925 to 101 ail n n Mr T l.,,,' genuinnenessof this ll.-r.
in'n u/ itli t oniiVcintl-- .


12-' sioiners.
i.Ul /
'. W. A. Mos-her and daughter, Mi.s
0 Edith mad. nus a call, Satuiday.
.. 15 Mrs. C. C. Bruinagin .as got a
15 a nice new riow liiff, iust built.
S12 J. J. Kronlmiller is splitting out a
..'1 nice lot of shingles preparatory to
building a inew porchl on his house.

potatoes In tloe rip t.
...61 A clergyman who enjoyed the sub-
...7 stantial benefits of a fine farm was
8a10 slightly taken down on one occasion by
.. 11 his Irish plowman, who was sitting on
ed 13 his plow in the wheatfield. The rever-
. 10 end gentleman, being an economist,
8 said, with great seriousness:
.8al0 "John, wouldn't it be a good plan
..25 for you to have a pair of pruning shears
10 1 here and be cutting a few buses along
the fence while the horses are resting a
S. 80 short timc?"
35a50 John, with quite as serious a county.
Ln 45 nance as the divine himself, said:
'5@60 "Look here, wouldn't it be well, sir,
for you to have a tub of potatoes in the
.5a6 pulpit, and while they were singing to-
15a40 peel 'em awhile to be ready for the pot?"
l. 5 The reverend gentleman laughed
a2 75 heartily and left.-Pearson's Weekly.
[a3J 00
A Womlanl's Best Friend,
S40 Is Dr. Coonley's famous Orange Lily. It
.13.00
... is a guaranteed CUiE for painful periods,
leuchorihoea aind all female troubles, by
.. 15 an APPLID TREATMENT. It cures where all
20 oth r remedies fail. We want every
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suffering woman to use this wonderful
5c remedy, and will send FR.EE OF CHARGE, a
valuable Medical Health. Guide, and
5At,25 TRIAL TREATM4TNT upon receipt of your ad-
3 ti, $.
.to dress. What more can you ask? Write
at once and cure yourself AT HOME, with-
45a50 out a doctor Price $' for full month
I.1. ':1 t-reaJmnent. If your drugrist does not
keep it, scud l$ direct to tie Coonley Med-
5al.00 ical li,-a ;,in It :troit. M ich., and receive
it by rt. ,: I i ,il, all charges prepaid.
Mention this paper when you write.
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LEGAL NOTICES.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
LAND OFFICE AT G.AINESVILLE, FLA.,
February 21, 1898.
Notice is hereby given that the fol-
lowing named settler has filed notice of
his int .ti:.i to make final proof in sup-
port of his claim, and that said proof
will be made before clerk of the circuit
court at Blountstown, Fla., on April 9,
1898, viz:
WILLIAM STRANGE, of Farmdale,
Fla.
Hd 21330 for lots 1, 2 and 3, sec. 24, tp
5s, r 13 w.
He names the follow ving witnesses to
prove-his continuous residence upon and
cultivation of saidland, viz:
Joshua McDaniel of Marysville, Fla.,
Thomas Daniel of Wewakitchka, Fla.,
John A. Lyle of Farmdale, Fla, and
Isaac Butler of Cromanton, Fla.
J. M. BARCO, Register.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Land Office at Gainesville, Fla.
February 14, 1898.
Notice is hereby .given that the fol-
lowing named settler has filed notice of
his intention to make final proof in sup-
port of his claim, and that said proof
will be made before the clerk of the
circuit court at Blountstown, Fla., on
April 4, 1898, viz:
LUCIUS H. PRATT, of Pittsburg, Fla.
Hd 21391, for lots 1 and 2, sec. 3, tp. 5s.
and lot 13, sec 34, tp 4P r 14 w.
He names the following witnesses to
prove his continuous residence upon
and cu tivation of said land, viz:
Edward S.Day, Hiram M. Spicer, Ar-
thur L Pratt Frank W. Hoskiis, all of
Cromanton, Fla.
J. M. BARCO, Register.
VW'Editor's fee paid.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Land office at Gainesville, Fla. )
February 14, 1898,
Notice is hereby given that the lol-
lowing named settler has filed notice of
his intention to make final proof in sup-
port of his claim, and that said proof
will be mace before the clerk of the cir-
cuit court atBlountstown, Fla, on April
4, 1898, viz:
ARTHUR L PRATT, of Pittsburg, Fla.
Hd 23109 for lots 4 and 5, sec. 17, and
lots 1 and 4, sec 18, tp. 5 s, r 13w.
He names the following witnesses to
prove his continuous residence upon
and cultivation of said land, viz:
Edward S. Day, Hiram M. Spicer,
Lucius H. Pratt, Frank W. Hoskins, all
of Cromanton, Fla.
J. 2. BAROO. Register.
"'Editor's fee paid.

NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Land Office at Gainesville, Fla,
February 14. 1898.
Notice is hereby given that the fol-
lowing named settler has filed notice of
his intention to m ike fin 1 proof in sup-
port of his claim, and that said proof
Swill be made before the clerk of the
circuit court at Blountstown, Fla., on
April 2, 1898, viz:
JOHN A. LYLE, of Farmdale, Fla.
Hd 22248 for the swi of the sel and seo
of set, or lots 7 and 8 sec 29. tp 5s, r12 w.
He name the following witnesses to
prove his continuous residence upon
and cultivation of said land, viz
D. M. Stanfill, of Marysville, Fla.
George Wilburn, of Blountstown, Fla ,
S, T. Walkler, of Cromanton, Fla., and
H. VonStrange, of Farmdale, Fla.
J. M. BARCO, Register.
' "Editor's Fee paid;


demand the loll was called. But the
record-making vote only confirmed
th, rising vote. By a vote of 162 to
119 thie bill was laid upon the table.
'Te all triInccicuit was greeted
with a burst of applause.

Now is the Time
To purify your blood with IHood's
Hlood's Sarsaparilla. March, April,
May are the trying tmonliths of the
year. At this season your blood is
loaded with impurities whichl have
accumulated d(ringi the willter, anid
these imlpurities must he immediately
expelled. Hood's Sarsapaiilla is the
one true blood puritier. It is the
medicine which has accomplished
la ny thi oIsainds of remarkable cn es.
of all blood diseases. It is what the
millions take in thie spring to build
up health and ward off sickiiess.


To One He Writes Legibly.
A well known musician, who writes
a very illegible hand, once sent an un-
usually hopt less scrawl to a friend. The
latter studiI 1 it a minute, gave it up in
despair and .hen sat down and wrote in
reply: "I shall be most happy to dine
with you tomorrow at 6. Kindest re-
gards to your wife," etc. In less than
half an hour his friend appeared breath-
less at his door.
"There's some misunderstanding,"
he said anxiously. "I wrote you a note
asking you if you could play the piano
part of the trio at Brown's recital, and
here you've sent me an acceptance of a
dinner'invitation, but I didn't invite
you to dinner."
"Well," returned the other blandly,
"I didn't suppose you'd really sent me
an invitation to dinner, but I couldn't
tead a word of your nitote, and in tliat
case hereafter I mean always to take it
for granted that you're asking me to
dine."
For one of his correspondents at least
the offender now writes legibly.-Chi-
cago News.
The Treating Habit.
It was Pope Telcsphorus, who died
before the ar 150 A. D., who institut-
ed Christmas as a festival, though for
some time it was irregularly held in
December, April and May. But for cen-
turies before there had been a feast of
Yule among the northern nations, whose
great enjoyment was in drinking the
wassail bowl or cup. Nothing gave
them so much delight as indulgence in
"carousing ale," especially at the sea-
son of short days, when fighting was
ended. It was likewise the custom at all
their feasts"for the masterof the house
to fill a large bowl or pitcher, to drink
out of it first himself and then give to
him that sat next, and so it went
around." This may have been theorigin
of that popular American custom known
as "treating." It is certain that upon
our Christian observance of this glorious
day have been ingrafted habits taken
from rude and barbarous people.-St.
Louis Republic.
The Sure LaGrippe Cure.
There is no use suffering from this
dreadful malady, if you will only ge
the right remedy. You are having
pain all through your body, your liver
is out of order, have no appetite. nolife
or ambition, have a bad cold, in fact are
completely used up. Electric Bitters
is the only remedy that will give you
prompt and sure relief. They act di-
rectly on the liver, stomach and kid-
neys, tone up the whole system and
make you feel likn a new being. They
are guaranteed to cure or price refund-
ed. For sale at any drug store, only 50
cents a bottle.


A Rainfall of Seeds.
Some days ago the province of Ma-
cerata, in Italy, was the scene of an ex-
traordinary phenomenon. Half an hour
before sunset an immense number of
small blood colored clouds covered the
sky. About an hour later a cyclone
storm burst, and immediately the air
became filled with myriads of small
seeds. The seeds fell over town and
country, covering the ground to a depth
of about half an inch. The next day the
whole of the scientists of Macerata were
abroad,in order to find some explana-
tion.
Professor Cardinali, a celebrated
Italian naturalist, stated that the seeds
were of the genus cercis, commonly
called Judas tree, and that they belong-
ed to an order of leguminossse found
only in central Africa or the Antilles
It was found, upon examination, that a
great number of the seeds were actually
i. the first stage of germination.-
Shake Into Your Shoes
Allen's Foot-Ease, a powder for the
feet. It cures painful, swollen, smart-
ing feet, and instantly takes the sting
out of corns and bunions. It's the
greatest comfort discovery of the age.
Allen's Foot-Ease makes tieht-fittingor
new shoes feel easy. It is a certain
cure for sweating, callous and hot, tired,
aching feet. Try it today. Sold by all
druggists and shoe stores. By mail for
25c in stamps. Trial package FREE.
Address Alien S. Olmstead, Leroy, N.Y


Antetobacco Smoking.
There is ample authority for the
statement that before the introduction
of tobacco it was customary to inhale
the smoke of burned herbs for medici-
nal purposes. There is, however, so far
as I know, no authority for supposing
that pipes at all resembling our tobacco
pipes were used for this purpose. Lyte
says of coltsfoot:
"The perfume of the dried leaves
ledde upon quicke coles, taken into the
mouth through the pipe of a funnell,
or tunnel, helpeth such as are troubled
with the shortnesse of winde, and fetche
their breath thick or often, and do (sic)
break without danger the impostems
of the breast.''
This is the usual form of the direc-
tions given in suoh cases, and jcGrard
follows it ahnoht word for word, add-
ing, however:
"Eeing takninn in ainCr as tibey tal e
tobacco, it (colts'cot) n:ih.i y irtval-
eth against the disease af r:iid..''
This is pretty gced (.vidncc, that to-.
bacco pipes w,,re not, in us~, i; Ly a &
time, but liha bc, n itirodi.e'd in Gl -
rard's. In l h]' c.('.*r "iiLa<.:'co r:.,t,:r-
ed andi Their Pipes Shatltttr'." Ici e('o
pipes are s pi.n of as a new invc;i-.:
Two si ,ioakiu En:gi'n', i,. ;his l "er A-:
(S 4anl',s ,;ic Ci' oi,. their ; 1oi. e sal p;; !i iage)
Have b-,eu Vir a-t !'y eiio-,;U.it d V' i ,.
Or rather, ve t, 0L oni0 tlh' Iir* '.l 1'.1,
Guns and 'iuioL:cco-pii.cs, iihiro r.:-d ;::o:a.k,
(At last) a 'Ihird part of IdaiAindI to R;uk.
He conAiders the later invention ine
more devilish of the two.--Nu ts and
Queries.
Don't Tobacco Spit and Smoke Your Life Away.
If you want to quit tobacco using easily
and forever, be made well, strong. magnetic,
full of new-life aud vigor, take N v-To-Bac,
the wonder-worker, that makes weak men
strong. Many gain ten pounds in ten days.
Over 400,000cured. Buy No-To-Bac of yoar
*h-iriy;it. under guarantee to cure, 50c or
,. i. Booklet and sample mailed free. Ad.
Sterling Remedy Co., Chicago or New York.


TASTELESS



CHILL



T-ruNII
IS JUST AS COOD FOR ADULTS.
WARRANTED. PRICE 50 cts.
GALATIA, ILLS, LLNOv. 16,1893.
Paris Medicine Co., St. Louis, Mo.
Gentlemen:-We sold last year, 600 bottles of
GROVE'S TASTELESS CHILL TONIC and have
bought three gross already this year. In all our ex-
perience of 14 years, in the drug business, have
never sold an article that gave such universal satis
faction as your Tonic. Yours traly,
ABNEY, CAIRB &CO.
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BOARDING.

Mrs. L. Stone,

Car. Bena Vista ave. & Drae st.
GOOD If'OARD

At Reasonable Rates!

ANOTHER GREAT BARGAIN !
$350 Will buy Ten Acres of
Land in the sw qr of sec. 35, tp 3s.
i 14w., with Ifrnisled cottage suita-
ble for small family, fenced with
good fence, Iundefr high state of e1lni-
vation, large assortment of hearing
fruit t rees and vil-', stable alnd outt-
lhosi's,. f:t1rning tools, and good ox
and light 'vwag n.
All Goes for $350'
Address the IUCUY, St. Andrews. FI.

pL ES S QiPsitY ^

is guaranteed to cure PILES,
and CONSTIPATION (bleeding, itching, protruding,
inward), whether of recent or long standing, or money
refunded. Itgives instant relief, and effects a radical
and permanent cure. No surgical operation required.
Try it and relief your sufferings. Send for list of testi-
monials and free sample. Only 5octs. a box. For sale
by druggists, or sent by mail on receipt of price.
IARTIN RUDY, REg, Pharmacist, Lancaster, Pa,

Sold at St. Andrews Bay, Fla.,
At Dr. Mitchell's Drug Store.
IiCall for free sample.

PARKER'S
HAIR BALSAM I
Clees and beatnifies the hair.
tro e a luxuriant growth.
7rer ais to Restore Gr
Hair to its Youthful Color.
Curs scalp disease a& hair fallig
soc,anadl.ooat Drugge


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ALASKA-KLONDYKE CROCO
GOLD CE C OF RN

o ; Yielded 215 bu. per acre tn Iowa, lbu. in lndlana, 20i bu.
0f $10 U ..iL !i . p li n Arkansas, and immense crops In Florida and everywhere Is tlh
OI purest, handsomest, and largest eared 100-day corn in existence.
no1101-a SBess.i., 01 ar i- Most profitable, best drouth resister. These are big claim; bui we can
000 8lhares are now offered ijr pve them. Thisoautshow. shapeoftian and tie lrowroifEr tVe
S re r shel crop. This is the noted "Chlpley Corn," which created such a
subscription at pa. sensation last year in the South. Price $2.00 per tushel. Le~s t
111 TO readers of this paper a small sample of this corn and
SPECIAL NOTICE. .J.aU a copy of our large Illustrated catalogue. giving fall pr-
tioulars and much valuable information for every wide awakea Intelll


Chieftain, Pueblo, Col.
S. L. Hilleghman,Tax AgentM.'P..R.,
St. Louis, M1o.
R. E. Gowai., Drexel Co., Philadelphia.
The full-paid stock is now offered at
TEN DOLLARS per Share. Send your
orders to the

Alasika-londyle Gold'IMininCo.
No. 96 BROADWAY,NEW YORK.




St. Andrews Poltry Yards,

G. W. SURBER, SR., Prop.,
ST. ANDREWS BAY, FLA;
--Breeder of Pure-

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Ennas or SettiWuH. SI for riffteen


Iat farmer. Hundreds of ll8u1at~i Eons O. . O W--a AV .I %i
IOWA SEED CO.. Established 1871. DES MOINES. IOWA, c? V. .3m


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CORNER OF SH1ELL AVENUE ANDBMI~CHfIGAN


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STREETI


There are many persons who desire t,
go to the gold fields of Alaska the coim-
'ng seaCson, who have not enough ready
money available to enable th.ni to do so.
To all such, we would advise th, desir-
ability of forming a local syndicate of
three or more persons, and jointly pur-
chase 5010 shares of our stock, and select
one of your number to go and.prospect
and mine for joint account.
With parties forming such syndicate,
this company will contract to send out one
of their number for each 501) shares of
stock purchased from it at par, and maiu-
tain such party there for oie year from
the date of arrival at the gold fields, sup-
plying him with food, tools, and all thins
requisite to enable hlii to prospect for
gold, and with help to develop and work
all good claims located by him -the
claims to be located in the nam- of tli
syniidicate and the ALA'KA-KLO.sDYKLGO (OID)I
MJIsIN Co., and to be owned joinily .and
equally, share and share alike.
Write for Circular--Full Particulars.
DIRECTORS.
JAMES RICE, late SCrcrtearr State of
Colorado;
WM. SHAW, capitalist, Cilicago:
E. MI. TITCOMIB,Vice L'resideiilandGtn-
eral Manager Eastman Fruit Dispatch
Co.;
H. C. FASH,member Maritime Exchange,
New York;
GEO. W. MORGAN, Circle City, Alaska;
JOHN R. LOWTHER, New York;
GEO. ''. DURFEE. Fall River, Mass.
ADVISORY BOARD.
Hon. L. H. WAKEFIELI). Assoeito .Tua-
tice First District Court, iotiti lFram-
iu;iigha n, Mass.;
Hon. G. Q. RICHMOND, late President
Court of Appeals, lenver, Col.; *
S; G. UPIDEGIRAFF. late l Treaiurcr ILv-
cominig county, Will ilmsport, l'cnn.;
SAMUEILM BRYAN, l'rosidclit Ch..-a-
pceake and Potomac tileFphione C ..
\Washington. D. C.;
Dr. R. C. FISHER, 1,321 Michigan av.,
Chicigo, llI.:
Col. I'. .. HUFF 1 AN, Detroit, Mich.:
M. 3. SWIFT, Attorney at IL.a%, Fail
River, Mass.;
ISAAC W. :COTT, Deputy Collector,
Cudar Rapids, Iowa;
W.M. McKNIi-HT, Attorney at Law,
Grand Rapids, Mich.
The business ot the Alaska-Klond. kc
Gold Mining Compainy will he to run a
line of steamers on the Yukon River, and
between Seattle andthe different norts of
Alaska, open supply stores t t the differ
eut camps, do a gencrl Transportation,
Commercial and Banking Business, and.
in addition, deal in Mining Claims, and
-ork the Mines already owned and that
may hereafter be acquired by the Con-
pa.ly.
'llT Co Colmpny Colntrols Ilie Fol-
lowiigitr Prop er( les.
:Eight Gold Placer claims aggregating
160 Acres in extent, located on Foity
Mile Creek, under United Ptates mining
laws. Development has proved the pay
streak to be five feet thick, and has
yielded placer dirt that pans from $10 to
$15 co the pan, Fiv Gold Placer claims,
aggrga'ting 100 Acres in extent, on Por-
cupine I, ri,, that pans from 25 ce.ts to
$10 to a pan. Ti-n Gold I'l.Wer Claims,
Argregating 200 Acres, oi Ithe 'Tanana
River, panning from $10 Otf. $50 a tard.
A Fine (;.,)oI Quartz Loide in Alaska.
which assAs from $15 o .511J) per toll.
The lode shows an enormous t.iicrop of
free milling ore, vein at surface being
twelve feet thick; on this property have
made twelve locations of 1500 feet by 30(
feet, equaling 120 acres. WE DON'T CLAIM
IT IS THE MOTHER LODE, BUT WE 1) KNOW IT
18 WITHOUT AN EQUAL FOR PROSPECTIVE VAL-
UES.
The estimates and statements above are
of necessity based upon information ob-
tained from our Superintendent, and are
believed and accepted by the company.
This company having acquired exten-
sive holdings of rich placer and gold
quartz properties, capable of earning
large dividends on its stock, offers to in-
vestors advantages that insure large and
profitable returns.
Mr. George W. Morgan, oar superin-
tendent, has been on the Yukon for the
past year working in the interest of this
company. Therefore, we are not asking
any one to contribute to a project un-
planned, but to one thoroughly matured.
This company, with its able aids, exten-
sive knowledge, and great resources, is
certain to become one of the richest com-
panies operating in Alaska.
Our president takes pleasure in refer-
ring you to the following list of references:
Jas. E. Dewey, Mills & Co., Bankers,
Detroit, Mich.
Louis C. l'etard, Commissioner Wold's
Fair frcm ZI' io,"The Rookery,"Chicago
John bhafroth, Representative to Con-
gress, Colorado.
J. M. Bell, Representative to Congress,
Colorado.
C. C. Clement, Washington Trust Co.
Building, Washington, D. C.
Joseph C. Helm, ex-Chief Justice of
Colorado.
Chas. D. Hayt, Chief Justice of Col.
C. B. Maugham, 219 Times-Herald,
Chicago, Ill.
Maurice Joyce, Electro Picture, Star
Building, Washington, D. C.
Ca pt. J. J. Lambert, owner and editor


Lb~Y~ ~I1J45rgesPhietson,, trap., `Wagon. (5 ~ ca2
~C OIj e tea, Spring-R~osa nd Milk ~~L .h'
Xe."i. SurrMeaneam". Pfzie, soo. Wagons. Sendfor l: ree ~ No.w66samy. "Oe..with"ing.lnlam.
AL good as s ilslA r. talogue of an ouretyle.. oaide. PrAen d fenders., 0. Am ed m =u L
ELINIART amom aaZ HB s mwa, G.W 3. BLrTT, ZBl"aT, ZUM.


bte .m13&"PIp


Captain,


- JAS. E.CLARK.


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Mobile to Carrabelle, via Pensacola, St. Andrews

Bay, Cromanton and Apalachicola.


255 Tons Burden. Passenger Capacity 50


P --AS 11 IELR0-


E~P~TE2S:


Mobile to -t Andrws 3s ay a n4d ri- Andre s. Lr tAplal.hAicola,. I 60 _-___
S.... i c natn l n . ... i .-
A p.tl;.ac.Lcl a .......... 0 Carrabelle..... 3 00
'" 'Carr ell e. ........... '. 00 palachicola to Carrabelle....... 7f
EAST BO'.;ND. WEST BOUND.
LEAVE. ARRIVE.
5th, 15thand 25th at7 p.m............Mobile......... 12th, 22d and 2d a.m.
71St Andr,'?s Ba a t andta
7th, 17th and 27th p.m ..... s romanton..I ... 11th 213t and lt a.m.
t8b, ISth and 28thl a.m.........A Ialachic'ola ........ llth, 21?.t and let p.m.
ARRIVE. LEAVE. -
9th. 19th and 2.9th a.m. .. ....Carrahlio .. Oth, 20th and 80th hoofl

Connects- at Apalachicola with steamers up Chattahoochee River. Ai
Carrabelle with C. T. & G. Railroad for Tallahassee.
For further iaforimation, freight rate and special rates for large parties
Address, CAPT.1'. OAS. CLARK, Mobile, Alabamna.




Dr. Mitclbell's Drgl Store,

COMMERCE ST. EAST OFWARE& COX'S STORE:

1%-T e. v v


Fresh and of Guaranteed Purity.

DR. W. G. MITCHELL, PROPRIETOR,
Offers His Professional Services to the Citizens of St, Andrews and
Surrounding Country.
May be ronim l at bis rei-.t neiili e on Bl ne niii Vi, ta aven e at nIight. .
"

THE POPULAR

L.e i X M*c o .
PENSACOLA, Fia, Opposite W aitillg ::oon of Uilio.D01,.ot,

Is the Piace for Passengers Coing to and from
ST. ANDRE WS BAY. "

Rooms Comfortable! Terms Reasonable!
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THE POMONA NURSERIES .
S,,,. N1EW C898ATA-
SLOGUE FOR
^ WILL BE READY TO MAIL IN OCTOBBR.
One party writes as folowv of owr l wf e. .
Slogue: "Will you p1as esend me a copy of yi"r
valuable Nzrsery Ca ahltue. I kh a O*. but
t have .oanted it. I find so. many iuii;t' T
i if i thin in it that I do nct wish to be wivkuntl a
copy."
Our new 519. Calnkc,,e n it ce1 ta ' 7
Good features oft;le i.' c',tilagl; jrlb id
new ones. fVIllT I'lu-traztd wi h mamya new
Photographic Views. We oe a itll t d
Fruit and OrnainentalTrce narp shr mdatiap1d .
to Southern planting. Catalogue Fret. Addraa
Newest and Most Profltsb'e THE GRIFFING BROS. CO,
Peach for Southern Plentitn. POMOITA KUIFSERIES, WACCLIEnT, T A.


A Mledl val Feast.
The banquet which was held here at
the marriage of Count Ulrich with the
Bavarian Prinoess Sabina has a luster
all its own. Seven thousand guests
were present, and for their serving 800
of the handsomest people that could be
found in all the land were brought to
the castle and costumed in red and yel-
low cloth and in the 14 colossal kitch-
ens were serving day and night nearly
the same number of cooks. The feast
continued one week, and during this
time there were consumed 136 oxen,
1,800 calves, 570 capons, 1,200 chick-
asma 2 79 lQ felAf. 11 tnsm ne if mmann


90 tons of herrings, 120 pounds of lovee,
40 pounds of saffron, 200,000 eggs,
8,000 sacks of flour and 1, 760,000 gallon
of wine. For eight days and nights a
public wine fountain poured uninter-
ruptedly through eight tubes red and
white wino for all that wished to drink.
-"Stuttgart," by Elise J. Allen, in
Harper's Magazine. .
Thb Aristocracy of WeAlth.
"Mbamma, the De Smiths are samig
that they are richer than we."
"What rourense, childl Our manbur'-
Sban residuece is assessed at 485 tltni
its real value, while theirs is assessed
i* hl...r~ Rl *9te ma .it' eal r.aln'"-S


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ST. A\ DREWS BAY, FLA.
D E A. A TjE -l I -IIT

Drugs, edicines, Fanuyo z Tolot AriiclOs,


I H ndlo no ackNosirnums

PRESBIPTOS iEFULLY COPOUHNEDE .
DR, J, J,. KESTER, M, D.ruwaisi,


WE HAVE NO AGENTS
but have sold dlroatto the can-
mnor for 25 years at wito e-


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inz of the board of contitv commis- "'I '` tki -LV.L, ail-L "ll I'Ll. IJIIUIL a


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1ii"IT inY TLUMiBER COMPANY

BAY HEAD, FLA.



0. TOMPKINS & CO.
ARE PREPARED TO FURNISH
Rough and Dressed Lumber of All Grades.


THE PATRONAGE OF THE PUBLIC SOLICITED
Ir'Terms oash or endorsed notes,


l IEE


N.


W


Pitts,


Has removed his new and extensive stock

POF DfENERAL MERCHANDISE

Back to his old stand, the Peoples' Store, at

PITTSBURG, ON EAST BAY.
WhieL he invites all old friends and the pur-
chasing public to call and

EXAMINE HIS STOK AND PRICES
Before Purchasing Elsewhere. All kinds of
COUNTRY PRODUCE bought and sold.
Pays the Tip-hest Price for green Salted

ALLIGATOR HIDES.


G. B. THOMPSON. J. G. JOHNSON.

THOMPSON & JOHNSON
HAVING PURCHASED AN INTEREST IN THE
Salisbury Lumber Company's Mill,
Two Miles East of St. Andrews, are now prepared to furnish first-clas


Either Rough or Dressed,
iN ANY QUANTITY AT REASONABLE PRICES.
ALSO SITIjiT-TC-LES AND 1VOOTjTLID"TITG-S.
THOMPSON & JOHNSON. PPOPaIETORS. Harrison, Florida.
-THE ST. AN DREWS




SHoriioltural a nId Improvent

i o rnp L


INCORPORATED OCT. 13. 1897.
#r- ' i ;
The purpose of this Company is to Improve the Country adjacent toS t
Andrews Bay and to
Develop its Resources as a Fruit-Growing Country.
To accomplish this the Company proposes to Sell Lands in tractsof Two-
Und-a-half and FiveAcres to such parties only as will improve them by the
rsotiont of Houses. Fences and such Permanent Improvements as will enhance the
value of eash tract so disposed of, und particularly to
Plant them out in Trees, Plants and Vines,
To the end that in the shortest practicable time every such tract shall be a
S Source of Revenue to its Owner.
As TO RELIABILITY OF THE COMPANY
The first question wh;ch will naturally be asked will be: "Is this Com-
pany. reliable"? And the answer to it is: Any person employing the Company
to make improvements may deposit an'approximate payment of the estimated cost of
the same with any responsible business man or firm doing business on the Bay or in
Bank"at their own home to be paid over only when the Company .shall satisfacto-
ialy show that the improvements have been made according to agreement.
The Company will not only improve and plant, but watch and care for
allproperty 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
ptantation in the St. Andrews Bay country a few figures are given:
Price or ;ano per acre, say $2Sto $50; cost of clearing, say $20; -oat of planting lst
year, say $30; cost of cultivation each year thereafter,$20,
It is not extravagant to estimate that a 1-acre vineyard willon the third
year, if properly cultivated, yield $'O) worth of fruit and of peaches nearly or quite
the sine, while figs should do even better than that: Then, though perhaps a little
longer, some of them, in coming into profitable bearing may be named pears, apricots,
nectarines, plums, prunes, mulberries, olives, Japan persimmons almonds English
walnut., 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-
s' idered certain yieldlarge returns oftener than they miss
The Secretary of the l( company will give particular attention to an-
wrring letters of inquiry, and the Buor will in its answers to correspondents an-
swer all questions asked it.
REM EM B E R the Company Lands will be sold on Easy
Terms of Yayment; but imiprovements must be paid for as satisfactory proof is given
hbat the work has been performed. CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED.
Address R. E. HOWARD, Sec. W. A. EMMONS, President.
St. Andrews Bay, Fla.

Our Clubbing List. IMPROVED FARM FOR SALE!
The BUOY' has made very liberal club- Gilt E BarIin for someone!
btng arrangements with a few of the very Ond hundred and s!xty acres of choice
"best publications in the country and for Firming Land in the south half of section
'the present can send for a whole year 7, township 4s, of range 13w. Good
The BUOY and Dwelling House, 1'rive Well, convenient
Laslo's Illustrated Weekly for.... $3.00 outhouses, Fine Fruit Orchard of Pears,
Demorest's Magazine............. 1.75 Peaches, Plums. etc., and nearly 1,000
The Fla T. U. & Ci:izen, daily for $9 00 rape Vines, all in bearing. If taken
.. olvr fndl ;5, soon will be sold for


SeiestiMi American' .... 50 $ 1 0 00!
SFarmer nad Fruit Grower" ... 2 55 And the improvements alone cost a good
Vlotija hgriulturist ... 2 55 deal more money. Would prefer cash
do elubsof 5, each ... 2 25 down. but might give time on one-half the
Farm Journal, Philad's, monthly I 10 purchase money. For full particulars ad-
Oiaa~cnaatf Enquirer twice a week dress the Buoy, St. Andrews Bay, Fla
81arge pageR each iSate... 1 70
Atlanta Constitition ... 1 70 1 W noted TRUSTWORTHY and ACT
N. Y. World (thrice a wetk)....... 1 75 IVE gentle men or ladies to travel for re-
For any or either of th% above public I sporsible, established house in Florida.
SIMonthly $65 and expenses. Position
tons in connection with the BUOY, ad- steady. Reference. Enclose self-ad-
itrs all orders to THE BUOY. dressed stamped envelope. The Do-
St. Andrews, Fla 'minion Company, Dept W.Chicago.


Play.
Lady Cook, nee Tennessee C. Claflin.
(Continued from last week.)
It is necessary, then, that oui
natural love of play should have
fuller and wiser development in
youth, und that schools should be as
composite as the pupils. The word
"school" originally meant a state ol
ease, a place of leisure and retire-
ment from work, and not a workshop
for forcing young brains to their ut-
most powers. Our youth have so
much to learn in a briet period that
they have no time to think. Rote
and cramming take the place of re-
flection. Competitive examinations
are destroying individuality, and re-
ducing all to the same dead level.
No more un philosophic mode was
ever devised by educational quack-
ery, and in time we may rival the
Chinese, who by long ages of com-
pe itive examinations have become
mentally and morally stunted and
stereotyped to the same dull pat-
tern.
The school should be a place for
play, and for mental and manual
work combined. Bodily exercises
and games should be as carefully
taught as grammar, and the fingers
and brains trained together. Play,
work and book-learning might be
taught in turn, and schools be made
delightful and useful. As it is, chil-
dren attend them for years and learn
comparatively nothing, because they
are pedantic prisons where they are
immured without interest or healthy
excitement. If we except cricket and
football, which do not suit every one,
can only be played at certain times
and are dangerous in themselves,
there is absolutely nothing to inter-
eat the majority of children. Many
of the rich schools, it is true, have
workshops, but tho schools for the
middle classes and poor should have
them also. The power of observa-
tion is so rare because in the train-
ing of the young it is so seldom ex-
ercised. If schools included play and
manual work as important parts is
their curriculum, observation and in-
telligence would be quickened all
around, and the pupils would soon
find whit they were most fit for. All
this should apply equally to girls as
well as boys. None should be ex-
cluded from want of fees, for the cost
would be borne as that of the Board
school is now. In a few years it
would be ret u rned'to the nation forty
fold by an increase of health, happi.
ness and prosperity. The adults
who shall have been brought up un-
der this course of compound instruc-
tion will know how to make the best
use of such leisure as they may be
able to command. In the time for
work they will be more contented and
more intelligent workers, and in play
time will enjoy more real and ration-
al pleasures.
We know all this will not be just
yet, but it will come. Our sanitary
improvements during the last few
years have increased immensely.
Others must soon follow. It would
be absurd to suppose that the pres-
ent irrational and high-pressure sys-
tem of education can continue forever.
Weak chests, ophthalmia, and grow-
ing insanity, will speak tor them-
selves and compel us to better meth.
ods. For assuredly, education to be
complete must recognize the wants of
a progressive humanity.
Clemens, an early father of the
church writing at the end of the


second century, said: "For what
other employment is seemingly for a
wise and perfect man, than to sport
THE DREADED
CONSUMPTION.
T. A. Slocum, M. C., the Great Chemist
and Scientist, Will Send Free, to
the Afflicted, three Bottles of
his Newly Discovered Rem-
idies to Cure onsump-
tion and all Lung Troubles.
Nothing could be fairer, more philan-
thropic or carry more joy to the afflicted,
than the offer ofT. A. Slocum, M. C., of
183 Pearl street, New Yo-k City.
Confident that he has discovered an
absolute cure for consumption and all
pulmonary complaints, and to make its
great merits known,he will send free,
three bottles of medicine, to any reader
of the Buor who is suffering from chest.
bronchial, throat and lung troubles or
c naumption.
Already this "new scientific course of
medicine," has permanently cured thou-
sands of apparently hopeless cases.
The Doctor considers it his religious
duty-a duty which he owes to human-
ity-to donate his infallible cure.
Offered freely, is enough to commend it,
and more so is the perfect confidence of
the great chemist making the proposition.
He has proved the dreaded consump-
tion to be acurable disease beyond any
doubt.
There will be no mistake in sending -
the mistake will be in overlooking the
generous invitation. Hehas on file in
his American and European laboratories
testimonials of experience from those
cured, in all parts of the world.
Don't delay until it is too late. Ad-
dress T. A. Slocum, M. C., 98 Pine
street, New York, and when writing the
Doctor, please give express and post-
office address, and mention reading thi.:
article in ihe Bnnv.


and be glad in the endurance ot what
is good, and in the administration of
what is good, holding festival with
God." We thus see that recreation
nmay be sanctifiedi to sacred purposes
as well as to secular; that it may be
an act of true worship as well as of
Personal enjoyment. It is not for
nothing that man is a laughing ani-
nal, nor is wholesome mirth inferior
to grave demeanor. Work is good.
Play is good, also. Both are neces-
sary to complete the would-be perfect
tman. Let all our faculties, then, be
fairly indulged. Let there be a time
for work and a time for play, so that
each be a help to each and a foil to
the evils of the other.
A Freak of Nature.
The Thampson Lake, two miles
north of Grand Ridge, Fla, perform-
ed its periodic freak of emptying it-
self through its subterranean passage
one day last week, says The Florida
Times Union. As soon as it wa:s
known that the water was running
out, the whole country was on the
lookout and ready to capture the fish
that were to be left oh dry land.
Wagonloads were carried away.
This lake embraces several ac.es
and had a mean depth of about
twenty feet. It has no settled time
for running out, but has performed
the strange feat beverel tiuies in the
memory of the old settlers. Its last
emptying was a year ago, when it rc-
mained dry for several weeks, hence
the presence of such quantities of fish
adl of such large sizes is a mystery,
An Armor-Plated Fish.
Fishing Gazette.
Dr .A. C. Pailton, of Portland, Ore,,
has received from a friend who is
wintering on the coast of the Gulf of
Mexico the skin of a fish the like of
which has never been seen there be-
fore. The scales are diamond shaped
and are of bone, the edges being as
sharp as lsharks' teeth. In fact, the
skin looks as if it was covered with
small sharks' teeth fitted neatly to-
gether. The fish was about fifty
inches in length. No fish with coin-
mon scales could stand a ghost of a
show in combating one of these
armor-plated monsters.
Just try a 10c box of Cascarets, the
finest liver and bowel regulator ever made.
A House Set on Fire by a Poul-
tice.
Detroit Free Press. ,
Fire imnsuranie cliranice have all
sorts of experiences And their officers
can tell many curious stories. One
of the queerest fires fell within the
business of the Connecticut Fire In.
surance company of this city re-
cently.
A house war set on fire by a bath-
tub and the tub was set on fire by a
poultice. A man in a western city
was suffering from a bad cold, and
Iis wife, at the doctor's orders, pre-
pared a poultice for his chest. When
she stated to put it on it proved to
be too hot. Accordingly she took it
to the bathroom and set it into the
bathtub to cool. This happened to
be a fine tub lined with celluloid,
which served as a sort of cuameol
The heat of the poultice started the
celluloid a-going, and the burning
tub set things going generally. The
department was called out and the
house was well wet down, for wllichl
the company had to pay. This, so
far as is known, is the first instance


on record where a bathtub st a
house on fire or where a poultice
kindled a bathtub.
A Romance ot a New England
Fishiug Town,
New Haven Union.
Years ago a summer boarder at a
cot age on a point of land which
formed the projecting arm of the
harbor ot a fishing town in Maisa-
chusetts was shown a girl baby only
a few months old. He looked at the
baby and admired, then said to the
mother:
"Will you give me that baby for
my wife?"
The mother had known the young
man for several summers; sie liked
him, and therefore answered prompt-
ly. "Yes."
"Will you promise never to tell
her that you have selected me as her
husband?"
"Yes."
The conditions of the singular
betrothal were observed. The girl
baby g.ew up, and summer after sum-
ner the young man courted her.
When she was 18 lie married her,
and not till then did she know that
she had been betrothed to her hus-
band while in her cradle.


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A SECTIONAL MAP

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

A MAP
Of the Citv of St. Anflrws,
Gotten up with g- amt care by the
publisher, who has :spared no pains
to prepare for the pt blic a map of
St. Andrews as it really is. It shows
about
FOUR MILES OF COAST LNIE,
Extending 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., alec every lot in
each block and the adjoining addi-
tion to the Cincirnati Company's
land, with a full description of the
same.
The Map will she w 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 ths receipt of
ONE DOLLAR.
Or giver, as a premium fer 5 yearly
cash sublscriotions.

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Mobile Register: The activity dis-
played in the coast defence work this
week may mean nothing more than
that the administration has just a-
wakened to a realization that the de-
fences have been neglected too long,
but there is no boubt it will be re-
garded by the public and by the
Spaniards as a hasty preparation for
anl inminenot conflict. The report
from Leavenworth that no furloughs
will be allowed in the army and navy
may be another precautionary meas-
ure, but also is ominous of trouble
between this country and Spain. It
is not to b, disguised that our lelat-
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There is a war feeling in the air and
the only question is w. ether the ad-
ministration wil' be moved by tlhe
same feeling.

More Settlers.
Pensacola News.
A Swedi h delgation is visiting
the south. Settlers will follow in
their footsteps wherever the country
is profitable. West Florida is tihe
place for them. Swedes are honest.
thrif:y people used to tilling of their
barren soil. To them our highly
productive lands are an eternal
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