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Title: The San Mateo item
Alternate Title: Item
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: John A. Crosby
Place of Publication: San Mateo City Putnam County Fla
Creation Date: October 24, 1908
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- San Mateo (Putnam County, Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Putnam County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Putnam -- San Mateo
Coordinates: 29.6 x -81.583333 ( Place of Publication )
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General Note: F.A. Bailey, editor.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 4, no. 15 (Feb. 16, 1895).
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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SAN MATEO, FLA., OCT. 24, 1908.


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Local Weather Report.

TEM PRATURR :
Oct. 16,-Min.....60. Max.... 80.


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the flRat oyer the Bailey Co.'s Store.
34 S
L C.'A. Bailey and family sail from
SNew York next Tuesday for San Ma-


The V. I. A., Library will be open
:; every Thursday from three until four
p.m.


8. W. Rowley candidate for R. R.,
Commissioner paid Pomona a visit
r Friday.

The County Commissioners- meet
todzy to put back on the qualified
list any names wrougfulfy taken off.

L. W. Sherman, of L. W. Sler-
maa & Co., of Boston, was a visitor
here recently. He made but a short
i" itop.
20,000 Acres Virgin Pine, cut 40
Boxes to the Acre, 25,000 Feet Lunm-
ber, for Caish, bulik Sale, at $8.00
er Acre. This land is in St. Lucie
uunty, on railroad, REAL E1TATiC
4OoY, ISan Mateo, Fla. tf.


Aoeouont sales for well-colored,
bright grapefrnit shipped to Boston
Oio"br 9 were received here this
wye* s, Ms, 64m sold at $8.26; 70m,
HlJ'at'l.00U; MSl, 112i, 196. at $2.00.
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' The wl1 and rough seas carried
S l about 100 feet of the Keating
/par at DAytona Beach last week.
We understand Mr. Keating has not
S- whether lie will rebuild or


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The Barbecue.
The barbecue in Palatka last Wed-
nesday was attended by a large
crowd of people from all sections o f
the County, and the great dinner,
the speeches, the music and the fine
cool day was genuinely enjoyed by
everyone.
Under the large oaks along the
river bank was the place selected for
the good time, and from long tAbles'
1500 people feasted uponi barbecuedl
beef, mutton and pork. good bread
and strong coffee while the band
played.
The coming bond election, which.
if successful, promises so much for
all our people, was (discussed and
clearly explained in addresses by
Mr. Geo. It. Selden, Hon. Sain J.
Hilburn and Judge E. N. Calhoun.
Thile speakers who have been go-
ing througli the County talking for
bonds have been thet recipients of
such kind treatment and have been
fed so weil, that they insisted that a
big dinner should be given in Pa-
latka for everybody in the County.
And this was the barbecue, and it
was a big thing well done.

The Jacksonville Carnival.
Jacksonville is to have a Carnival
celebration lasting for an entire
week, from October 26 to 81 inclu-
sive.
This will be good news to our read-
ers, for the thousands of people who
attended the Jacksonville Carnivals
in past years have pleasant recollec-
tions of the splendid attractions pre-
sented by the Jacksonville Carnival
Association. The same gentleman
are in charge of the Carnival this
year and they promise to give the
very best Carnival ever seen in the
South.
Very low railroad rates for the
round trip, from all points in Flor-
ida, are assured, and that the city of
Jacksonville will be thronged with
visitors from all parts of the State is
a certainty.
Jacksonville is growing faster
than any city in the entire country,
and this will be an excellent oppor-
tunity to see the Metropolis of the
State.
Four cars of shell were unloaded
Monday and Tuesday. Thle shell
road is growJng slowly. About oue
mlle has so far been laid. Three
eats more of shell arrived and were
hauled yesterday.


for Sals.
Twenty-one foot launch, 4 h. p. en-
glue, reversing gear, brass propeller
ae seering..wbeed. Can be eep at
whad Ma l. $100 t lke


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The Times-l'nion had a cut in that
paper this week that people actually
could make out Iby the picture, in-
stead of by title, what it really was
ileant to represent. Wonder was it
"Made in Jaeksonville."

The dance Thursday evening at
thel depot wait attended by abont 2-,
couples. 'lhe nusic was violin anti
guitar and dancing was kept up un-
til midnight. A pleasant time was
reported. Mr. Matthew Solana liad
charge of tihe arrangements.

Sands, Furber & Co., of Boston,
will have an ad in our Comtinissison
House Directorvy next issue. This
Ih)ouse is one of thlie very best i n Hos-
ton and are hard to beat for returns
for fancy fruit, as many Putin t
County growers can testify. TheIy
aie reliable.

Join our "Car-Lot Club"
and get your Wire Fencing
at Reduced Prices. In-
quire at once. Don't for-
get our Steel Wheel prop-
osition. FLORIDA PUR-
CHASINC AGENCY, Palat-
ka, Fla.

The pier and warehouse of Tihe
Preston-Miller Co.. at Crescent C(ity
was destroyed by fire Monday evetn-
ing. The warehouse wits full of
mails. Prepa-atiosii are already he-
ing made to rebuild and tlihe factory,
proper, is running on full time.

Bulletin No. 94. Fungis l)iseases
of Scale Insects and WhVliite Fly is of
special Interest to orange growers
who have trees troubled with either
scale or white fly. It is sent free,
for the asking by the Agricultural
Experimental Station, Gainesville,
Fla.
Mr. and Mrs. L. I. valley, wliho ar-
rived last Friday, found their home
had been entered sometime this
summer and silverware, clothing
and a large quantity of canned goods
preserves etc., had been stolen. A
reward will be given for the arrest
aud conviction of thie thief.

Hastings is soon to have a baink.
The promnotors are from Georgia.
About one half of the capital stock
hai beeu subscribed locally. There
seems to be some question whether
the Hastings neighbors want a bank
Ln which to deposit funds or borrow
from.


Orange-PiekIng BoxeS.
Have ordered for Octobes delivery C
carload Foldlag Picking Boxee.
WriteWs for prioe.
A OoAiLuxmiu m Si &l Co.. 0. .
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Administrator's Notice.
Notice is hereby given that four
weeks after the date hereof, I will
apply, by petition, to the County
Judge of Putnam County, Florida,
to sell thie following described land.
belonigig kto the estate of 1Emlily I.
Squiress. deceased, to-wit:
teginnhing at tile northeast corner
of the J. M. llernande(z grant, on
West side of St. Johns ltiver, inll
ownshiip Eleven (II11). south of
Itange Twenty-Six (241) East; thence
along their north hoi114111t 'ry south i)77
degrees, west twlenty-ione [21 chains
and tv/enty-tlhree [2.3] links; thence
south 13 (degrees, east sixteen'I [141]
chains and twenty-lfive links;; thence
North 77 degrees, east nine [t] chains
and sixty-ninte [f6]) links; thence
north 13 1deigre'es, west sixteen [I6I
chains andt tenl [10] liliks; thence
niirth 77 (degrees. east eleveniv Ijllj
chains mid fifty-ftour (M) links to
hank of St. Johns l ivoer; thence
unitlh fifteen [l,1 Ilinks to place of
h ,giii i l-'(i ai iiil I 15 Acres.
This Octowber 20, 191W.
P1. J. S4UTIRKS,
Administrator Estate Emily 1.
Squires. oc24-6t

Mr. Taylor. oni of our new settlers
hlas purchased a small saw mill
which arrived this week and will
soon be in operations on his land near
Lake May. He will be prepared to
get iout orders for rough lunliir. mind
in the coltiony's clearing operations
they will cut switch ties for the R.
It. ('o., from the logs cut iii clearing
their lands.

On account of the Jacksonville
Carnival, October 2thll to 31st, iniclu-
sive, all agents of tie Florida East
(Coast Railway have instructions to
sell tickets at one-fart plus 25c for
the round-trip. Tickets to tbe sold
daily October, 2mtn to 30th, inclusive,
with tinal limit to Noiveimber, 1st,


'The Editor still has a birthday
low and then as was evidenced last
Saturday evening when about twen-
ty-five of his friends gave hint a geu-
line surprise party as the hlsne of '"
Mrs. M. W. Crosby. Progressive 4
'"0)" and other games were played.
Ice cream and cake were served for
refreshments.

Editor T. B. Hartig, well known
In Putnam County, was whipped
with a new buggy-whip at JeAap,
ha., recently, by a former
native from -Wiayne County'.
representative and editor ha*49 |
political enemies for the
years and the present dilnll
the outgrowth of alleged sta
that Mr. Morris claims
hasm made derogatory t
Character.


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COMMISSION MERCHANTS.


FRUITS AND VEGETABLE.,


CHARLESTON S. C.
THE LARGEST RECEIVERS OPF ORIDA PRODUCE IN CHARLES.
TON. SHIP US ORANGES, TANG ERINES AND GRAPEFRUIT. YOU
r ILL FIND IT A PLEASURE TO DO BUSINESS WITH US, BECAUSE
WE ARK RELIABLE AND WILL TREAT YOU RIGHT.
186 EAST BAY. 1 AND 2 ATLANTIC WHARF


THE LYON BROTHERS CO.,

330 Washington Street. New York,


OUR SPECIALTIES:

FLORIDA


Oranges,


Grapefruit


AND VEGETABLES.


98 PARK PLACE,


NEW YORK.
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References:-New York National Exchange Bank; Commercial Ag I|W:e
Transportation Lines.


G.G.


McCLINTOCKi
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315 NORTH FRONT ST., PHILADELPHIA, PA.
SPECIAL LTIES:
ALL CITRUS FRUITS,
EARLY VEGETABLES
WRITE FOR STENCIL AND MARKET REPORT.


SOUTHERN VEGETABLES


PINEAPPLES .. .. Established 1890.. .. .. .... .. ORANGES.


TANGERINES.


.... .. .......... .... .. .. .. .. GRAPEFRUIT.


W. fl STANTON & COMPANY,


PINEAPPLES A SPECIALTY.


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Wholesale Commission Merchants


352 NORTH FRONT STREET.


PHILADELPHIA.


The Arthur Courtin Co.


85-87 FRONT ST., NEW YORK.


Solicit Consignments of


PINEAPPLES,


TANGERINES,


Oranges and Grapefruit.


An experience ot


than. 25 years


guarantees prompt and satisfactory returns

Stencil and Market Letters on Application,


..References: Harry Jennings, Tibbals, Fla.; Saegar Bros., Ankona, Fla.; C.
A. Robinson, Eden, Fla.; E. A: Thomas, Deerfleld, Fla.; M. V. Williams,
Punta Gorda, Fla.; Consolidatibn National Bank, and all mercantile ag*a.*
cles. ASK FOR STENCIL

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6rspe flrot, Onis, Phapples, Etc.,

J. P. SAUER k CO.
Produce and Commission Merchants.
Headquarters for Florida Fruita and Vegetables.
46 Ninth Avenue, 400 W. 14th street.
NZW YORK.


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Oranges, Grape Fruit, Pineapples
and Al Florida Products.
IN TOUCH WITH US. WE HAVE EXCELLENT FACILITIES
NO_ FANCY FRUIT, VKEGTABLES AND PRODUCE.
WIRIL FOR MARKET.
:OTAMP ON APPLICATION.
( OMAS. W. APPE L a CO., LTD.,
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quick service and low prices for su-
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SOrange Trees For Sale
'" APEPRUIT, TANGERINES, PINEAPPLES AND OTHER VARIETIES.
LOW PRICES.

S F. C. COCHRANE, Palatka, Fla.


WHOLESALE STATIONERY-BIGOGBT LINE.
Florida and Other Post Cards in State.


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COMMI6S ION alAir.


Wholesale Fruit and Produce.

WVkf';mmNF RUITS AND VEGRTAJKLm A SPECIALTY.


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WASKIN42TON, &


Leading Jeweler. Palatka, Fla.
IlNa Watch and Clock RZ'AIRINO. Work guaranteed.
Iareau oat FLOURIDA SOUVTNIRM, Jewelry and Leather Goods
, the city.


R. S. Mooney
suoeemer to W. C. Snow & Co.


Furniture
WUDERWTAIMR AND
SCIUNTIFIO
BMBALMER.
FUNIRAI. SUPPLIES.
Pheoe "4. Nest door Kennerly
LImes Street Hardware Ca
PALATKA, PLA.

YOUR FINANCIAL ADVANTAGE
TO GET IN TOUCH WITH UI.


ESTABLISHED 1869.


S i. W Dion & Son

COMMISSION MERCHANTS IN

Fancy Fruits

and Vegetables,
DIdm the accounts of asso-
olations and Individual ship-
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4 BO1TTL $5-2
ERREAIf PE.PAJtD
took ot the haS Mateo Fruit o.
offers t n of the very best opportuni-
ties for profitable Investment to be
found nla lorida. Write for partltulars
to San Mateo D'rult Ce a Mastao,


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shupmSts of ormles a vedabltes
Write tem todar. 'ny are '
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If You Don't Find What You
Want. Write Us..,-

XN8 2. About 40 acres, some Ut $5,000 need not write. Investigate
Wt 13 A. SAoed and cultivated. Hous4 this.
ot about 6 rooms, barn, etc., within o1e 43-acro tract. one of the best in San
mles of postofSlf and depot. A bar, Mateo for oranges or peaches, about
pal at $800.00. Terms U dMired. 20 acres cleared, fences not In best of
ar houe, et shape, small house and packing house.
IT AL C rleare lne farm land. 3 1-2 No. --2.300 acres land switable fio
mlOes from postofce. Good location N ttleranch; some (f th Cnste ar.
ftr any one wanting to raise cattle anch eo
.sheep. HOUse two stories, 16x30, den land, small orange grove, flowvlng
er sheep. Hou two stories, 30wells of puro wat r, frontig on L
with L.4 two stories. 15x22. Price Johns river with Florlila !:al t oa:,t
$2.500.
ilway running through the property.
No A- 2 .900 acres river sides. Ak the price.


.M %P.V. %%av V wa aw, &I .
I. one side, fence 1 mile. Would ftni:e
It ll LFor cattle ranch, cotidn't be
balt. H8as 2 million feet pine, 1 1-2
aillMon cypress, 6 million feet of asih,
gum, hickory, maple, magnolia, et'.
Good wharf, i-room house and farm,
About 60 A. Under fence. The price,
$5.00 an acre. If you mean busilner
come and see this.
Cottage, two bed rooms. kitchen, din-
ing room and large living room, about
two acres land recently set out in or-
ang' trees, nicely situated in center
of town. Cottage furnished. For rent
or -ale. Photo.
Stock for sale in a stock company
that Is growing oranges and grape.
fruit. Started business five years
ago and from 2 per cent paid the 1st
year the stock paid 10 per cent the
4th year. Shares are $100 each. Send
for booklet

No. 85. Pineaprle lands in Dade
county, on railroad. 5 acre lots, $20
per acre. It you want pineapple land
or a pinery already in bearing, write
us.
41 A pretty little grove with fine
lo(ition for house on river bank,
$3.ooo. About 50o boxes fruit this
season Wharf on the lproperlr and
new packing house.
WANTED.
A good hotel man to put a little mnmn
ey and his time winters into a hotel
company to build and run $2.,400 to
$253,1M0 hotel. A man with less that


Doyou want an Muerest in bearinr;
ewango grove? No L'ottor investment
In Florida. Write for particular. ,s
timate of pFrflts, expenros, etc.
No. 109. 21u-icom house. (.'o-t over
$3,500.00 to 1)011(1. 3,- acrc,, hidn
1,600 peach t!Cees jtst planted. 20C
youngI orange trccs. Darnnft-w roof
lWt year. Nic" lovalitn: ShltbId
street an! I sdew~, 1i(oti front. PrIve
83.50t).oo A g ood ()p(1it ig f1 r some
Onlo to wrll~t. xpl' ri(.e 11Y.taXsiuai
boarders xwilt.thfruit, trt -..i ro corning

Pmy y our ticket to -aii Matco; S(44
M~iat wi-.' ave to olTM'r. It costs ileso
.IAmu to go ffrtliI4Tsouth awil t Vi oillf.
back.

No. 165. Building lots, 25x100 feet
for $15 each. Send for plat.

W\e Ihu% rIwr! ?414 ii ui ag froiti
a fu w Illitil ('41 $1 I). r '*\ it UK
about pjicti\'()o 4L \(Jtl41 V\%alt 1tolpay
for a place 11and we will writi' y ou
abouJIt 101.11%%.#.have' aln-bUIi youlr fig-
'rhere ii.. 4JiwhJ.v grovo. ~lierne thalt
are4 pUa\.i..;4 timoii $14;11 1() $1,11-010 104T

I eceruibert-im hislie 1-althi, ioi.ltI'
ac -re, or laiid for $~I. II0; i-i it.etot
to ormigeis andl irajIieI liit:i ilucl hlwfore
h'le fft ill si -~ii'l tig nt' hId lid%'..s 4)1(1 :t
eilioughi jru'fit t I ~to 1ild 111I 1is \-
f41P(im"for t IIIt-e v.11i1, H'- t 4II.O1to
Se'll.


If You Want a Home In Florida, Come to San Mateo
and see what We Have to Offer. You Will
flake a rlistake if You Don't.




Real Estate Agency,


BEACH & MILLER


SOUTH BOUND.

Tuesdays, Thursday and Saturdays.

Laave Jacksonville . . $8:80am
Leave Green Cove springs. 10:30am
Leave Palatka . . . 3:00pm
Leave San Mateo . . 3:10pm
Arrive Crescent City . T:00pm


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NORTH BOUND.

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S IDIOUS TAt&. INSURES BRIHT PROIT 'AND
*KlTH T1. MIXES RRADIILY IN COLO WATER.' APS AND
MP.. J. SCHNARR A CO., ORLANOO, PLA.


Orauge and Orape Frit Trees
ON wMUGH L O AND OOUR ORAMM ROOM
Grewn at Our southern ODivisl Nurserie In St. Luole and Dade Countles
We offer a complete stock of all leading varieties. Wbe ea book
y-r order and hCrl the trees for you until ready to plant or until frese
k I youtar mttoI is past.
S '*f Alo Have at Our Northern Divoloen In Baker County
A complete stock of other fruit trees, budded pecan trees, peach
Mk rshaode trees, roses, ornamentsi and shrubs. Illutrated Otalogu
bte upon application.
We are Safe From Freeze and Free Prom White Fty.
The Griffing Bros. Co., Nurserymen.
Little River, Florida or Jacksonville, Florida.

'WONDELAND

THEATRE
I When in Palatka don't Fail to visit the Wonderland
Theatre. The MOVING PICTURE SHOW of quality.


Entire change of programme each night.


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CIGARS. TOILr ARTICLE1 bTO.
TMghmen'a Condition Poedor, for Cattle Heres and Shoop,
An excellent appetizer for doeste animals, e ttetnILg, ud Sgiv
a fine appearance sad gloineqa of osat., t Is as iftlible cuft for
tk Isa cattle, and t -ulo poeally recommended for hog cholera,
etc.


iSole agete AOKIMAN &A STWART, Palath 1&.
FuU dirootlsa On baon o box.
PALATKA, .s PLORIDA.


ROLLINS COLLEGE
florida's Oldest,College. College, Academy &ad Schools of Music, 3h.
pression, Fine Arts, Domestic and Industrial Arts and Business. Car
negle Hall and third men's dormitory now going up; electric lights;
steam and furnace heat; large faculty; perfect health .conditions; .. fne
gymnasium, athletic field; tennis courts, golf links; baseball and.basket
ball teams champions of Florida this year. Nearly a quarter of a million
dollars endowment; expenses moderate; scholarships available. Christlaa
but undenominational: stands for Character, Culture, Conduct. Next abs
lion begins October 7. For catalogues address the president,
WM. F. BLACKMAN, Ph. D.. WINTER PARK, PLOP-IDA.

MALSBY MACHINERY CO.,


22 OCEAN ST.,


JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.
TELEPHONE NO. 574.


PLAIN AND PRINTED


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Athatan, tI.


We carry at Jacksonville a large
and complete stock of portable and
Stationary engines, boilers and saw
mills; all woodworking machinery;
all kinds of saws, belting and mill
supplies.
We have many thousands of satis-
l ed customers who will testify to the
S merits of our soods. ..
It will pay you to get our PRICES and TERMS before buying. We are
general Southern Agents for FARQUHAR Engines. Boilers and Saw Mills.
A POSTAL WILL BRING OUR SATMSMAN. WRITE POR IXIUSTRATED
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MAto, PPutnam Couaty, ios sIt
Sthll east batink of-the 8t
Ih W, ad 90 too above it
ll Is1t to Florida east of
PLS Jona river, which is onshalf
M iW at this point.
S tles from Palatka, our county
ity of01 4.000), 2S miles from
a ad about 7, allee
A3W tr#fWas of a branch of the
IBt Coast Railway. The de-
.a 'hreequarters of a nuae
the river wharf.
Advantages and .Attractiont
San Mateo has good shelled roads
I" miles of hard sidewalks. Beautl-
atl wateroaks line both sides ut
streets. and meet overhead In many
*JJlCd C.i(tA 'joop anot 1v spooS
jp Aop pura sapjo vWn o1q '5seois
WOeaeul oa 'a1wn I wrom 'A;wp
IpjlI ee.qi *a jWoisod JapJo Auouw
ssMoedx9 'euoqdaial 'qdwjaaela 'sgooqup
*ewAAtd pu onlqnd 'seqatnqo oaj,
The place is incorporated, .but no
town taxes have beeh collected for
over ten years; the many public im-
Wrokements are made by the push and
generosity of the colzens and pulling
together. The state and county taxes
are about 20 mills on about one-third
valuation.
*,ood hunting and fishing, deer, tur-
key, ducks and quail, black bass and
other Florjda fresh water fish.
Good boarding house, Byrlyn Place,
open winters; rates eight to tea dol-
lars pd? week; $3.00 day.
BSx'thousand people went through
the San Mateo Fruit Company's grove
here last season.
One of the best advantage Sea8
Mateo enjoys is transportation; being
= both river and rail is an advantage
that few Florida points enjoy. The
past serson, for inrtaace, railroads
and terminals at Jacksonville were
more than congested and fruit ship-
ped from points down the central
part of the state was, in some cases,
three weeks getting to Jacksonville,
an route to northern markets, and
did not bring enough to pay freight,
while San Mateo shippers, at same
time. would ship from here one day
and have fruit go out of Jacksonville
on the Clyde sidp the -next. This lit-
tie matter this season alone was
worth thousands of dollars to the San
Mateo growers and the homeseeker
will do well to bear In mind trans.
portation and cheap rates that come
with competition, In selecting a Flor-
Ida locatou.
Theo population is about 8560, who
eame mostly from the northern states.
As a class (hey are men of means,
progressive and sociable. Have a bet-
tor class of homes than can be found
la any place in the south of its size.
The buildings kept painted and
grounds in good order.


Healthfulness.
On account of Its high altitude,
,iri Is so healthier spot in Florida
tr all the year round or for the win-
ter vialtors. For those who corn to
plotaa o amount of health, many
s IU better than the lower,
as t r found In salt water

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The result of 17 years' experience as builder of HIGH-GRADE FRU IT GRADERS. A perfect Grader, ey
to operate, cannot bruise the fruit, cannot clog in the machine, lightest rutinning and most up to date machine
an the market. Special Packing House Machinery built to order, Supplies, Equipment, Etc. Write me Mr
awythlg 'you want Nothing too small to receive my personal attention. All kinds of turned work to ordf
MPr prices And circulars write the inventor and manufacturer.
]EDW. N. MAULL, Palatlkh, Florida, U. S. A..
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cattle and hogs seem to be profit-
able.
As an instance for profit in a good
orange grove. Mr. I. F. Dotney, from
less than seven acrn s last sa.on,
shipped $6,200 worth of fruit.
So;l.
The soil varis a great dval !rom
high pl(- to low a iii hi;h lizani;iock,
all within a mil,. so that h:!ids for
any puipose or crops can be secured
San Mateo can bhe re'..;hed Irmon
Jacksonville by Plorldt l:a.t ('Roa.it
railway o," leach an(i Migllr lino
steamers (see time tables l;e'vnf r<(
In this poper). The Clyde's St. Johns
river stpamcrs arrive h'eref about 10
p. m. o do not advise this roure.
Fare B. & M. line $1.23; railroad $2
from J;Pcksonville.
Launch Rainbow leaves Palatka
every afternoon at I .'. Lucas lino
steamer 2 30 p. m., every day but
8unday.
B. & M. line from Palatka 3 p. m.
Tueslays, 'Thursdays and Saturdays,
taid three" trains daily on F. E. ('.
mraiway. Fare from Palatka 25 cents
any route, tf


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None better. See ad on page
Mr prices and sample boxes.
teem a trial .W. RIOWLEY.
HOUSES TO RENT.


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mted. Write REAL ESTATE AGEN-
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Bfoor, 4 by tae 9f gto ,st e whioh *ie seled with lead
sealslik'tbsoa aueed la fsttnafg a illway ear, her wrists wor
Sr:gidIr' adflaed, aeays M3~ nisla in everybody Magasine.
Slit was, in fact. 4"96 ke J e1a Wtla l: ld yet the speOtral bands and At.
a, ae and went. Jup of water floated about, and as a final stupendous
91ftnat while Galeotti was oeotrollng Euspit's right arm, which was also
Ianacled, he saw the duplioations of her kit arm. "Ltok!" he exclaimed,
"I "see two left arms identical In appearance. One is on the little table, and
I? | It ,i that which Madame Bottassi touches. The other seems to come out of
the medium's shoulder, to approach and touch Madame Bottassi and then
r return and melt Into the medium's body again. This Is not an hallucination.
I am awake. I am oessious of t*o simultaneous visual sensations, which I
experience when Madame Bottasgl says she has been touched."-Hamlin
s,. Garland.


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Poverty an9 Luxury.
ByJ. T. Lincoln, in the Augfust Atlantic.


OVERTY and Luxury-these are the diseases of our industrial
regime, to the cure of which the socialists offer their ineffectual
remedy-ineffectual since the population of the United States
Is made up of ninety million individuals, some of whom will be
forever on the verge of bankruptcy, however great their In-
come. and some frugal and always carrying their account on
Ithe right side of the balance sheet, however small their annual
allotment of wealth. "0
,Poverty and Luxury-twin diseases sapping the life of society-the one
destroying ambition by withholding ufllclent nourishment to the body; the
other rendering men worthless to society by a superabundance of the good
things of life. Poverty is a disease not Indigenous to our American soil-
It Is a plague brought in by immigrant ships from worn-out Europe, and the
patients are cured here by the thousands. So long as their. remains an
uncultivated acre of land anywhere in the Union, there is no r.?al cause for
pOverty. nor any excuse for luxury while a6 foot of land is undeveloped.--The
Atlantic.


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'T Is not generally known that the Imperial family of Russia is
the richest royal family In Europe, and derives its vast wealth
from three sources-the State treasury, the Imperial domains
(formerly church lands), and the so-called "cabinet properties."
A writer in Harper's Weekly gives some interesting facts. The
State treasury paye out $7,000,000 per annum for the needs of
the imperial house, principally for the maintenance of the
palaces and the officials and servants attached to them. The' reigning
empress, for example, has an allowance of $10,.000 per year, and the dowager
empress the same. Every child born to the Czar receives from birth to the
;. age of twenty-one nearly $20,000 a year, while the heir to the throne receives
annually, In addition to the maintenance of palaces. $50,000. Daughters re
S ceve a dowry of one million rubles when they marry.


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SSenator La Follette.


RB OBERT MARION LA FOLLlTTE, Republican. of Madison, was
born at Primrose, Dane County, Wis..* June 14, 1855; was
graduated from the State University of Wisconsin, June, 187'J.
and admitted to the bar in February, 1880; was elected District
Attorney of Dane County in Novmber, 1880; re-elected in 1882;
was elected a member of the Forty-ninth Congress in 1884; re-
elected to the Fiftieth Congress in 18.6, and to the Fifty-.flrs
Igress in 1898; defeated for re-election in 1890; was elected delegate from
Second Congressional District of Wisconsin to the National Republican
ivention held in St. Louis in June, 1896, and elected by the Wisconsin
ublican State Convention as Delegate at Large to the Republican National
weation held at Chicago in June, 1904. Mr. La Follette was elected
ersop, 4f 'Wisconsin in 1900; reflected In 1902 and again in November.
I; was elected to the United States Senate. Jan. 25, 1905, to succeed
pOe Very Quarks, and took his seat Jan. 4, 1906. His term of service will
Ie March 3. 1911.-From the Congressional Directory.
9


,bbed Telephone


A Pape r
pOce everywhere warn citizens not to let anybody but the
S know of such troubles. They say that If the newspapers
at e news 'lhey will publish it; this will frighten
,- ~ thieves 'lad prevent the police from recovering the
Y. This is only a police trick to avoid criticism.
SA t .press all their successes, they suppress their
k-h beep up the appearance of efflcivnt service.
Ita, that the victim of a robbery should do
l of them. That would eoon show what
fas e a detective bureau, like that of New
ft potice work on your oase.-IAnoolS 8tef-


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Photographipg the Deaf.
"That Isn't a good picture,' said
the photographer, with an air of apo.-
-ogy. "The man was deaf."
"How can that infirmity affect the
picture?"' asked the visitor.
'41t gives his face a tense, strained,
look," the photographer explained.
"All deaf persons have that expres-
sion when placed before a camera
They sit with their heads tilted for-
ward and eyebrows uplift-'1, as it
,waiting for the command tJ look
pleasant. Generally, I sup'os%, that
is what they are waiting for. But
even after I have given the order
their muscles ;t*fuse to telax.
"'What's that?' asks the 'leaf man
when he sees my lips movy,
'Look pleasant!' I shout again.
'Oh!' says he.
,ie takes his hand from behind
his eir and tries to assume a beam-
ing countenance, but he only com-
promises on a fixed glare. None of
the device.i known to the photograph-
ic trade pan dispel that. In fact,
the more 'business' I introduce to
charm my subject into a joyful state
the more rigid his facial muscles be-
come. He is listening always for
further Instructions. Whether they
come or not, the look of expectartcy
is there. For that reason the deaf
are the hardest people in the world
to photograph. If an artist's repu-
tation depended upon the pictures he
makes of them he would soon be
obliged to go out of ,business."--
New York Times.


BEMAIKABLE EW t
THANKS TO PE*-R-Il
Mrs. Prank Stroebe, R. P. D. 1, Apple-
ton, WIs., writes:
"I began using Peruna a feW months
ago when my health and strength were
all gone, and I was nothing but a
nervous wreck, could not sleep, eat or
rest properly, and felt no desire to live.
"Three bottles of Peruna made me
look at life in a different light, as I be-
gan to regain my lost strength. While
my recovery took nearly four months,
at the end of that time I was better than
I ever had been before. I had a splen-
did color and neVer weighed more in
my life.
"I certainly think Peruna is withoutt
a rival as a tonic and strength builder,
and it has my endorsement."
This lady entirely recovered from a
nervous breakdown. She did not go
away to a sanitarium, and spend hun-
dreds of dollars for a cure. She Just
staid at home, took Peruna, and in four
months weighed more than everin her
life, had a splendid color, life looked
bright to her. Peruna did all this for
her. What more could beo expected of
any remedy?
Man-a-lin the Ideal Laxative.


WRAPPERS


BEARING


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The Malacca Wildcats.


In the forests of Malacca and oth-
er islands in the Indian Ocean may
still be found the animal known as a
wildcat. The upper parts of it are
generally of a clear yellow color with
black spots; the lower parts are
white with black sipts also. On the
back the spots lengthen almost into
lines or rings, black on yellow.
The average, length of the animal,
excluding the tall, is almost two feet;
the tail averages nine. Inches. Its
height when standing erect is about
twelve inches at the shoulder and
fifteen inches at the hindquarters. Its
temper ts mild and gentle; it plays
almost like a domestic cat, or rather
kitten, chasing its tall and amusing
Itsilf with anything that it can roll
with Its paws.-London Standard


Death By Lightning.
The Supreme Deity in the Greek
and Roman religions, Zeus of Jupiter,
was supposed' t be the manipulator
of th6 lightning, and the person
struck oQwn by one of the fiery bolts
was especially distinguished, inas.
much as he had been felled directly
by the King of the Gods. The dig-
nity of the killer was reflected upon
the killed. In addition to this. the
opinion Was quite universal that the
bodies of those struck by lightning
were lteorruptible.-The Amaerlca.


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serve by rtaft of thv careful tl
u well as of the peculiar t ate
that It was .quite possible to observe
what moans bad been used fo rset.
ting broken bones, and what bone
diseases were most common. Neai%
ly 400 specimens showed the surgical
methods In use 5,000 years before
Christ. and gave prooof f a very,
thorough knowledge of several prin-,
ciples still in use today. There are
two examples of spllpts use4 for
fracture of the forearm, the boa
coming from the most-tanclent tombS.
These specimens are said to be the
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better than In 20 yeam Sold byall reliable druggst, in $1.00 bottles. Try It
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Sales Agent,


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HEALTHY, high pine woods country. Convenient for side trip to St.
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No Experiment They have been on the market for years.
At all the great hotels of the East Ooast.
At the Club House of the Florida Automobile Association
on Daytona-Ormond Beach.
On board the famous St. Johns und Ocklawaha River
Steamers.
By the Uniou News Company on the limalted trains.
At all First class Hotels. Clubs and Cafes.
The Florida Tourist knows and loves them well. W1hy
don't you get acquainted?
For convenience of our mail ord friends we put sameag
our best brands In boxes of 12 cigars each and will eivwer
0.ee anywhere In the Ulnited States at following prices:
Box of 12 Pauetelas for 75 cnts, retail prioe 10 centa,
Puritanos for 75 cents., 10 0 4 .4
Club House .1 00 retail price 16 cent .
Invinclbles $1 25 retail price 20 cots.
= Imperials $1.GO retail prioe 20 eeats.

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SOorrempodeunce solicited from e
beribs. Items regarding new ate
Small setions of the coumtr"
a desired.

Non-subsrlbers reoelving the Mat
Mateo Item will please note that it li
tawt as a sample copy.


Our readers will oblige us when
Writing to parties advertising la tha
paper It they will state that they saw
!the advertisement in The San Mates
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nothing, but It helps us, and 1s in-
formsait4o wanted by the advatleer.

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a OCRATIC STATE AND
COUNTY TICKET.

For United States Senator-Duneam
VU. Fletcher.
For Member of Congress Frank
Olr'k.
SFr Governor-Albert W. Gilchrist.
For Comptroller-A. C. Croom,
For Treasurer-W. V. Knott.
*or Secretary of State-H. Olay
Crawtoro.
.For Attorney General-Park M.
Tramnmen.


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For State Superintendent of Publie
Iastraction-Wm. M. Holloway.
PFor Commissioner of Agriculture-
S, B McLin.
tor State Chemist-R. E. Rose.
SFor Adjutant General-J. C. R. Fore
Ior.
For Justices of the Supreme Coutl
-William A. Hocker; Thomas IL
L lhackletord.
For Members of the Legislature--.
v A. B. McKensle; s. J. Hilburn.
For County Judge-M. L Cox.
For Clerk of the Circuit Court-Hoe-
ry Hutchinson.
0 -PFor Sheriff-R. L. Kennerly.
For Tax Assessor-0. F. Bullard.
: r Tax Collector-A. 8. Willard.
"w. County Treasurer-J. 3. Bd.

SPor supervisor of heglstratloa-B.
*. Kellum.
IPor" Superintendent of Public eIs


,htteton-L. K. Tucker.
w. County Comminaloner
NO. 1-r-W. C. Alvors.
S.k, Omaty Commissioner





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T UfA OF NFLOIA

Wil l Dowma the Counse of a Few
Thesad Yeas is Belief of Pro.
lesser Seards.

Tallahassee. Fla.-That vast
streams of water are rushing under
the surface of Florida at a depth
reached only by its flowing wells is
the firm belief of many Floridians.
But the conclusions of Professor E.
H. Sellards, state geologist, from his
surveys in Central Florida,'as describ-
ed In Bulletin No. 1, indicates that
this belief is erroneous. The aver-


age rainfall of about fifty-three inch
eo and the pressure caused by imper
meable beds under which may collect
the waters which have sunk to con,
siderable depths through the sands
accounts, for the flowing wells and
"bolls." Observations on Silv<-r
Springs, in Marion county, which
flows 368,913 gallons of water per
minute; show that this spring rises
after heavy rains-not immediately.
butt a few days afterward. This shows
that it is an outlet for the local uns
derground water supply and is not
fed by any stream unaffected by the
local rainfall.
Another fact brought out by this
bulletin is the amount of erosion of
the soft Vicksburg limestone beneath
the surface of Florida that is con-
tinually going on. Professor Sellards
estimates that the mineral solids re-
moved by the springs of Florida tak-
en altogether amount annually to
more than four hundred tons per
square mile. It is evident that in the
course of a few thousand years Flor-
ida will be quite hollow and the sur-
face may settle down considerably.

TOURIST SEASON OPENS EARLIER.
Many Who Own Winter Residences
Are Returning.
SJacksonville, Fla.-The tourist sea-
son in Florida is dawning. There is
to better evidence of the fact than


the. presence of numbers of familiar
faces of regular winter visitors in ho-
tel corridors daily, and the reports
from transportation officials. While
most of the tourists who are return-
ing now are those who own winter
homes in the state, yet many are com-
ing to the state for the first time and
their arrival is taken to mean that
the season will open earlier this year
and -by the first of January there will
be more tourists in the state than aP
a corresponding date in any past win-
ter.
The advantages of Florida as a
place in which to spend the winter
are being more effectively advertised
than ever before, and as a cosne-
quence a record-breaking tourist sea-
son is being anticipated. Quite no-
ticeable was the great number of wes-
tern people spending last season in
the state. The people in that section
of the coutnry are now enjoying an
unprecedented era of prosperity and
an increased representation is ex-
pected.
As soon as the general eletcilon is
held on November 3, the regular win.
ter visitors will doubtless flock to the
sunny southland. The outcome of the
election will have very little, if any,
effect upon the tourist travel.
The resorts along the East Coast
are already beginning to enliven, and
within and about the handsome win-
ter residences which have remained
with closed doors throughout the sum-
mer months are now scenes of life
and enjoyment.
Had a Close Call.
Mrs. Ada L. Croom. the widely
known proprietor of the Croom hotel,
Vaughn, Miss., says: "For several
months I suffered with a severe cough,
and consumption seemed to have Its
grip on me, when a friend recommend-
ed Dr. King's New Discovery. I be-
gan taking It. and three bottles at-
tfted a complete cure." The tafame
f 4 W life saving coub and cold rem-
Sad lung ad troat healer Is
Sowd at I. W. Lowley's
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STATE GLEANINGS.


The enrollment of four hundred pu-
pils in the schools of Sanford this
year, against two hundred and sixty-
five last year, Is an indication of the
rapid growth of that city.
Live Oak is to have a gala week.
There will be parades, a farmers' day,
a military day, one devoted to trades
display and other attractions.
Miami's carnival promises to be a
great success. The Miami Merchants'
association has appointed a committee
to co-operate with the board of trade
and. the Dade County Fair associa-
tion has already approved of it. The
carnival will be held on the same day
as the fair, next March.
A recent accident in Miami demon-
strates that it is not altogether safe
to attach a clothes line to an electric
light pole without insulating it. The
result may be shocking some rainy
day.
The taxable values of Starke for
1908 show an increase over those of
1907 of $37,448. The total assessment
twenty years ago was only $50,000,
which is almost equalled by the in-
crease over last year's.
The annual Gulf fair, to be held at
DeFuniak the last four days of this
month, is a great influence in the ad-
vancement of agriculture in Florida.
Pensacola courts deal out sen-
tences on the bargain counter plan.
A man was recently fined 99 cents
there for hugging a girl. Knocked
dowif from $1, eh?
When the sun set on October 10
there was not a single prisoner in
the Jacksonvile Jail. It was a Satur-
day evening, too. Much would be
made of this fact in a "dry" city,
therefore the Times-Union draws at-
tention to it.
Now that a line of telegraph has
been run to Panama City, the United
States weather bureau will put up a
storm warning tower, or mast at the
growing port on St. Andrews bay.
This in in recognition of the import-
ance of the traffic between Mobile,
Pensacola and St. Andrews bay.
Escambia county will probably wit-
ness a political contest of the old fash-
ioned kind between the, democrats
and the republicans. The registration
of negroes this fall has been so heavy
that If all pay their poll tax the blacks
will almost equal the whites In num-
ber of votes. Add to this the white
republicans and take into account the
number of democrats that have -been
drawn off into other patries and the
prospect that the democrats of that
county will have a fight on their
,bsads becomes apparent.
The hut which protected the shore
eso od the Nsau amble at
* W bae washe away y t
ae" wbMal have reettty .l
emon waevees tumMbing to r


-f.T.-Nove I

wMll bean hmportast day In the con-
mercial history of Jacksonvlle. On
that day the Naval stores Marketing
company, which Is being so enthusias-
tically supported &y the naval stores
producers of not only Florida but the
adjacent states, will enter the market.
A regular steamship service be-
tween Jacksonville and Hamburg and
other European ports will be inaug-
urated that day by the Gans steam-
ship line of Savannah. Either event
would move Jacksonville prosperity
up several pegs.
Jnst two months later the headquar-
ters of the American Naval Stores
company will be formally removed
from Savannah to Jacksonville and
then that city's growth will proceed
at an accelerated pace, while all the
state looks on with satisfaction.

Where Bullets Flew.
David Parker of Fayette. N. Y.. a
veteran of the civil war. who lost a
foot at Gettysburg, says: "The good
Electric Bitters have done is worth
more than five hundred dollars to me.
I spent much money doctoring for a
bad case of stomach trouble, to little
purpose. I then tried Electric Hitters,
and they cured me. I now take them
as a tonic, and they keep me strong
and well." 50c at S. W. Rowley's drug
store. tf


nfly. .' *
Alleged men who mistreat agd
mothers get the limit of the law tfm
Judge Peebles at Tampa. Any mas-
culine creature who would treat with
other than gentle consideration the
parent who bore him and nursed him
through his helpless infancy deserves
punishment more severe than the law
provides.
The capital invested -in the phos-
phate plants in southwestern Florida
runs up far into the millions, and the
mines south of Lakeland alone em-
ploy about five thousand men. Few
persons are aware of the great value
of that industry to Florida.
One effect of the abundant rains is
to drive the rabbits from the low
places in some parts of Florida. They
seek the higher ground and fall upon
the farmers' vegetable crops, which
rapidly disappear. Thus even the
trucker who plants above the repch
of the floods suffers from the too gen-
erous supply of moisture.
The season thus far has been ex-
cellent at Lakeland for strawberries,
an unusually large acreage of which
is now under cultivation. This has
been the rainiest season Polk county
has experienced in some years, which
has been very beneficial both for the
growers and the health of the commu-
nity. Tble many lakes, which sur-
round Lakeland are higher now than
they haye ,been in sone years. Vege-
tables of all kinds are growing nicely,
and the farmers and track growers
are anticipating a good year. The
orange crop is maturing and it prom-
ises to be as large as heretofore.
Some state editors assume that the
mullet is the only fish that has a giz-
zard. Reference to the Standard Dic-
tionary shows that there is a "gizzard-
shad" and a "gizzard-trout." The
same authority says that the croc-
odiles and the great ant-eater have
gizzards. That the mullet has a giz-
zard is no new fact to the older set-
tlers of Florida.

PUTNAM COUNTY GOING AHEAD.

This section of Putnam county is
pushing ahead. For instance, at our
county seat, Palatka,. there haveba.n
more public improvements made in
the past two years than in twenty
years previous all put together.
A movement is now on foot to bond
the county for good roads, bridge
across the St. Johns river and new
court house. The push and go-ahead
fever has struck. Now is the time
to invest in this section. Prices
of real estate will advance lively in
the next two years. Come to San
Mateo or write
REAL STATE AGENCY.
San Mateo, Fla.
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A Healthy Family.
"Our whole family has enjoyed
good health since we began using Dr.
King's New Life Pills, t hye
agto." says I Barttlt et, *I l
Route .I, Guilford, Maine. Tbey.cle-
and tone the system in agentle Wa
that does you good. SSo at S. W. ow.'
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built. "VL
The orange ffwW
being urged to glft"*
trial to the assoeatl .
poses to consolidate Mad :
crop to the best advantage.
not fully effect Its purpe
year, which is possible, It'
the' way to a complete S
ganization and arrange it
utterly falls, things will be no
than heretofore.
One of the good results Ot Ws. co.
pious rains is that the fUtngi '
which so many of the orange ts
have been treated have spread id
ly and are exterminating the bite
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.t~aA. D A
M rtlietIate la amy
7m 1 Med application for
,JB^ IR 9ead e with

r? ropw ty ltitedt
no ty, FPlorida, to-wit:
II a north halt of northwest
sl aerthwest quarter, section
11. range 26-10 acrem.
lMad being aseesed at the
Sthe luanOe of such certificate
same of E. Griffin.
said certificate shall bo re-
oording to law, tax deed
imtee thereon on the 16th day of
Yber., A. D. 1908.
: ftkos my official signature and
N& this, the 7th day of October, A.
:1 JOSEPH PRICE,
k' 'Circuit Court Putnam County.
Florida. By R. Raymond Price,
SD.C. (Seal.)
tf
S OTICI OF APPLICATION FOR
TAX DEED.


Notice is hereby given that Randall
Wells, purchaser of tax certificate No.
(108, dated the 24th day of July. A. )D.
1906, has filed said certiflcate in my
office, and has made application for
tax deep to issue in accordance with
law. Said certificate embraces the
following described property situatedl
In Putnam county. Florida, to-wl :
South 5 acres of east half of Vouth-
west quarter, section 29, Iownship 11.
range 27-5 acres. The said land be-
ing assessed at the date of the is-
suance of such certificate in the name
Of X. A. Avery.
Unless said certificate shall he re-
deemed according to law, tax deeAl
will issue thereon on the 16th day of
November, A. D. 1908.
Witness my official signature and
seal this, the 7th day of October, A.
D. 1908: JOSEPH PRICE.
Clerk Circuit Court Putnam County,
Florida. By R. Raymond Price,
IL C. (Seal.)
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ORCHARD SPRAY PUMPS
SPRAYING SOLUTIONS
IRRIGATING PUMPS
GASOLINEE ENGINES
MALLARY MILL SUPPLY CO.,
MACON, GA.


GUARANTEE OF BANK DEPOSITS.
Several Bills to Adopt That Idea Will
Be Introduced.
Tallahassee, Fla.-It may be ex-
;sctbd that several bills to adopt the
Oklahema idea of the guarantee of
babk deposits in state banks will be
introduced when the Florida legisla-
ture meets next April. It is a most
attractive plan, seems to have great
potentialities for good in it. appar-
ently has worked well in Oklahoma
and is now a part of the democratic
national policy, which means that it
will be applied to the national banks
as soon as a democratic congress, as
well as a democratic president, is
elected.
Such a bill, it is said, will be In-
troduced .by Honorable Don C. Me-
Mullen. democratic nominee for staerv
senator from Hillshorough county.


. CASTOR IA
lar &aS b au ChildrenM
lth YNu Hv Always Muht
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As J o Uille's waterfront is be
Smae s* ads* e valuable, the
v' O gW rowlng repidly,
10!c to givo better

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Te, asa'ttx repot of .a ta-tI
yM Ia lgaland reoatly *blish.
d., revealed the circue tamose that
Out of 386 patients 74 were. bouse-
wives and 35 were domestic servants.
An Inquiry Into the cause of this
teudeney to mental Ills among house-
hold workers has been undertaken
'by a mental specialist. who Is of the
opinion that lack of recreation and
of exercise In the open air forms the
root of the trouble.
Women. he further says. It has
been proved over and over again, are
less able than men to face monotony.
And In household dutle as these are
often performed. may be found the
most spiritless monotony. Remedies
for this condition are not far to seek.
The difficulty will be found in in.
during many housekeep'rs to appre-
clate the benefits of the ounce of
prevention. Women who have ga!n-
'ed an intelligent control over their
time and their households could be
of excellent service. by the force
of example.. in helping to solve this
particular problem.-Bomson Tran.
script.


Hat Causes Hysterics.
A story has reahehd this c Iountry
of a hat which spoiled an afternoon
performance at a small French play-
house. It appears that In :he' ab-
sence of an orchestra a laidy prl)esidedl
over the piano. She was neither
youn-, p.'etty ,A(r tal noted and not
wihilng to pass unnoticed conceived
the Idea of wearing a hat that wouli'
attract the .: tent ion (of t he aidt
ence.
In This she wa.s successful. The
hat locked like a c : ,i-siz.ed, umbrella
( overrrd with flowers. ribhon s and
blird1. As the lady took her seat the
surprise it ca s>d,, Ih. ishled the aud!-
ence into itlence; wh .hn, however, the
pianist ::truck the first not'es and
e flower.-, ribbons and birds hegan
to p,'rfrm a n'ad l'nce, the storm
hr 1ke, lo ',e and ilh' laughter ait last
grew so terrific that the curtain was
lower red to give, the spectators an op.-
portunity of regaining their cont-
posure. They never regained it, the
performance was spoiled and the
auth-ors a'' suing u lithe director for
damages. ,Millinery Tradi Review.
Surgeon's Chances for Pay.
When the surg',on who happened
to be sl~ ending a night at Bushby Inn
had (st thie broken leg of the weather-
beaten stranger who was the chief
victim of an automobile accilden; thi
' patient looked up at him ; an':ia)-'.
"See here, doc." hie saiI in i hu.-ky
voice. "I haven't got mtwih it any
money; would you take out y rur :ee
In trade""
Y4e.s, I guess so," sal i till" surgeon.
cheerfully. "What Is your trade?"
'Well. I've got a number of things
I can da soon as I'm on my feet
again." s:id the patient. "I can hang
window blinds. (or I can put on light-
ning rods,. or I can play the cornet:
and I d) 'em all first rate. If I'm
the one to say it. doc."-Youth's Conm.
panion.
A Deadly Combination.
"I'm a total wreck." complainedI
the worn. "One of my friends has
been here all afternoon, telling me
her troubles, about her husband and
somebody hve Is in love with. Ter-
rible!' ut when thel had finished
she hauled out a novel and wai writ-
Ing about it and read to me for a
couple ot hours!
"I could have stood the tale of woe.
but to have the novel read to me!
I'm just about dead."--New .York
Press.

Net To g* Disturbed.
"Body crackers? Yea'm," said the
country storekeeper. "I got 'em.
I'll-er-siend 'ei.i up to you!"
"Well," replied Mrs. Medders. "I
did 'low to take 'em with me."
. "Yes'sm, but, you see, Bill Bruser
he's a-dozin' on top o' the bar'l est
sow as' he ain't in the best o' humor
today."-PiladlPbits Pros e


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Proven by our success and our reputation.


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M-nT'iove Self' Onening Cate OP ?(RUI~1t


For any driveway or poeits. Open-
eId bI any vehicle without assist.
:% ni(e or stop,ng. E:'illy opened by
| h'antd. (n foot or horseback. and
Ir i,' o; 'n"-d by any stock. With Mil
1 ntrol of reins and teams, accl-
rd'nts are avoided. The machi-a
cry is all above ground, and so
simple It n ver gets out of order.
Satlpfaction or no sale. It adds
lnd sFafety of any home.


MANLOVE CATE CO., ,,.,' I ."IL
"You are made to feel at home lFre.i
New and liberal management. lialuuVlle NusO s

The New Arlington Hotel N caalog for the coming season
The New Arlinglon Ho 01t el r, .
contains a good list of fruit, forest,
KAIA3FI[E[D & VARNiS, nut and ornamental trees in variety;
Proprietors. shrubs. roses, palms, ferrf, etc. Send


PALATKA, . FI4)R1DA.
Catering especially to the commer
Clal trade. Central and most desira
bly located for business. Rates $2 to
$2.50. Special by the week. In con-
nection: The Graham uHotel-Etrope..
an Plan.

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR
TAX DEED.

Not ie is herelby gi ien lithat E. S.
Green, purchaser of tax certificate No.
227, dated the 4th day of July, A. 1).
191 1, has filed :aud certificate In my
office, and has made application for
tax deed to issue In accordance within
law. Said certificate embrace(' thl
following described property vitluat ed
in Putnam county, Florida, to-wit :
ILots 2, 3, 4 and .1, block .9, Welala.
The said land being a.sesseed at the,
date of the issuance of such ertificiatte
In the name of 1I. ,. Willis.
Unless maidi c-ittifcuate shall be. '-
deemed according to law, tax deed
will issue thereon on the' 16th day of
November, A. 1). l90'b.
Witness my official bigniature' und
seal this, the 7th day of October, A.
D. 1908: JOSICVII PRICE.
Clerk Circuit Court Putnam County,
Florida. By It. Raymond Price.
D. C. (Seal.)
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JACKSONVILLE. FLA.
Manufacturers and Retail Dealers la
Rough and Dressed Lum-
ber of all kinds.
Lath, Mouldings, Turning aud Band
Sawing. Door and Window Frames,
Store and Office Fixtures, Zeto.
ESTIMATES CHiIERF'ULLY
FURNISHED.
Special Attention to Mall OrdQes.


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Have yof eve thought of mutag a
set of handsome shirt waist plans to
fasten your long Wlls?
The popular soutache braldhag is
d t one either In the simple back stitch --
by hand or on the -machine. theRwlbt v
Topaz and amethyst are the favor- -- --w- -
/ Its colors this season, but nothing sto
more fashionable than the pearl ones
**. Which are linked together with tiny .
brilliants. q I for I
A AMUlm.hik.N&bo a XOlR CHILDRIEN. Ribbon girdles are quite out of ..a t
The new kind of toys, a reaction date, they having been supplanted by home, for prem"i
against the rather foolish Teddy bear, the wide soft silk sash with long for canning, for Il
promise well, both as to the enter- fringed ends. tied on the side, two .
lbiment they furnish the child and knots. one at the waist line and one and distant. market.
tWiIF educational value. Indeed, In half way down the skirt. in mown.
the yes of the progressive-minded, Suede leather with a c(nventional-. f. Sl l L at
t la the educational side of the mat- lied cut-work design through which E very farm snuaid have sme. JWe hIve the
tew only that is looked at. But that shows the contrasting color of the ti the right trees. They Growl They
odes not matter as long as a good silken lining makes a dainty bag in al ey are
10e l insured. ChIldren are always which to carry handkerchief and GAfinj % atyl Te aeAa *
'*wfluinig to have what they want, if purse. I an TRUE. to NAME!? qCatalog of PEA ICHES i-
t; by don't know it. The ordinary A last season's dinner gown takes other Fruit. Nut and Ornamental Trees free.
c11 Hil does not indeed need Induce- an up-to-date appearance by adding i p. in.. *se vw 1'
i ne lts to learn its Mother Goose a Jacket of all-over lace cut on grace- iG fn I fOS. Co., JaCkSOn le,
rhymes, but surely a nursery whose cul lines and finished with a bind- rJU wvSi
,4 wall are adorned with pretty-colored Ing of satin. .
prints, depicting the adventures of Such short sleeves as appear on
"The Wise Man of Gotham," "The the new gowns this season are In the
Man Clothed All In Leather" or "Lit- nature of oversleeves and are left
Ste Jack Homer," each with Its ex- open to display close shirred under- A
planatory verse beneath Is made more sleeews of some transparent material v I
attractive. How delightful on a Quantities of white soutache inter- :$
stormy day are the books where cbl!- spersed with black silk balls trim a "
dren can point to their hearts con- stunning gown of white. Accessor-
tent or copy pictures by cutting out lte sash, hat, etc.. are black. I I I
colored papers to make pictures eith. The very dark new shades of silk
er "out of one's head," If one ha and velvet are almost as effective on
imagination, or like simple illustra- light gowns as the touches of black
tons In books. There are also card- and strike an entirely new note. a i
board furniture, colored most delight. Dainty Jabots are quickly made by ,:
fully, that can be cut out of or put hemming a rather coarse net by run-
together by small fingers. By the ning in and out with a very narrow Jt4 O jg
way, are the paper dolls quite out of ribbon of color, then laying the net U. .
fashion? They once were very dear n a full box plait.
to the hearts of little girls; nowr COUPON WRAPPED WITH 'EACH QUART OF OUR WHIS
they are never mentioned. Arts an DDDICATE LIFE COUPON WRAPPED WITH EACH QUART O OUR WHISKEY. BY
ScMfts come into play in the way of TO EVANGELISM. RETURNING TWELVE OF THESE COUPONS WE WILL SEND YOU
diversions for little folk. There are PURE FOOD WHISKIES, WINES AND LIQUORS. YOU WILL FIND A
little looms now to be had which Miss Jennie Smith, the well known ONE QUART FREE.
cost but a trifle and are yet large railroad evangelist, who conducted a
enough to make it possible to weave series of tent meetings in Richmond, Express paid. Packed in plain cases. No marks to show contents.
rugs, covers, spreads and carpets for Va., has a history full of unique and Price for 4-Quart Bottles. 'Quapaw Rye ........ 0
doll-houses, and it I1 more fun than unusual Incidents. For ten years she -ne St *y .. Rye*
stringing beads. And stringing beads was an Invalid, unable to move with. One Star Rye .. ........$ 2.50 Raymond Rye .. .. .. .. .. 8.00
has by no means gone out of fash- out assistance. Notwithstanding her Two Star Rye .. .. .. .. .. .. 3.00 Forsythe Square .. .. .. 8.50
ion, neither have the old-fashioned helpless condition, she spent a large .Three Star Rye .. .. .. .... 3.50 Duval Club .. .. .. .. .... 4.00
amusements, such as mud-pies, make- part of her time traveling from place Four Star Rye ...... .. .. .. 4.20 Old Mountain Corn .. .. .. .. 2.00 /
believe tea-parties and other diver- to place. Having relatives and friends Five Star Rye .. .. .. .. .. .. 5.00 Klowa Corn .. .. .. .. ... .. 2.50
5lONs.-4pringaeld Republican. broadly scattered throughout the Old Mountain Corn ... .. 2.50 Sugar Valley Corn .. .. .. .. .00
LD o __ D o Hcountry she frequently made lonn Forsythe Square Rye .. .. .. 3.40 'Canton Maryland Rye, 2 stamp-
S THE LADY OP THE SUIT-CASE. journeys on trains, coming in con- Sugar Valley Corn 3 ed straight years o..
Mrs. IMcAliaster. of Florida, going tact with many tran operatives. As sugar alley orn ........ 3.80 at 5 ye s * *. .0
m through a two months' tour of Eu. she could not rely upon her own Harris Levy & Co.. .. .. .. .. 3.00 Silver Stream Bourbon, 2 tamp.
S rope with only a small sult-case for strength to insure her against the Duval Club Rye .. .. .. .. 3.80 ed, straight 5 years old .. .. 3.50 '
* luggage, tarnishes a fresh and per-. Inconveniences and dangers of travel, White Oak Tenn. Whiskey.... 4.00 Iron Chancellor Rye, 2 stamped,
S tinent example of what a woman can she necessarily looked to the men Mellwood Kentucky Bourbon straight 7 years old .. .. .. 4.00
do when she will. She bas beaten all in charge of trains for aid. She says (bottled In bond) .. .. .. .. 4.50 F. G. Walker Rye, 2 stamped,
the guide-books on a point of prac- they were very kind to her. handling Haras Levy & Co's. botteld 1' straight 9 years old .. .. .. 5.00
tilal, personal Interest. Content is her cot or wheel chair always with bond, straight bourbon .. .. 5.00 Peach and Honey, Rock and|
Jua stly hers, with satisfaction at her the utmost tenderness, and paying Harris Levy & Co's. bottled in Rye Blackberry, $1.50 to .. 2.50
feat of turning custom-house sceptic-. her every other attention which a .. b, i R. o .Sr Catawb Muc
s am to admiration. helpless traveler could need. e .
'i This Florida traveller set about As a result of their kindness, she Echo Springs.... ........ 5.00 telle Wines, $1.50 to .. .. 4.00
beE he purpose without ostentation. She became very strongly attached to rail- Deep Springs, original Tonnes- Peach, Apple, Apricot, Banana
C oered to the women's club of Miami road men, and lived with the almost see bottling .... ...... .. 5.00 Brandy, from $2 to .. .. 3.35
I' 0O preliminary resolutions favoring single hope that she might some day Lewis 66 Rye .... ...... 5.00 Magnolia Gin, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
e tre one*ekirt-and-one-hat idea in con. repay them for the service. "Then," J. W. Harper .. .. .. .. .. .. 5.00 stars, $1.75 to .. .. .- .. .. 8.25
auetion with "the grand tour." She she said, "after spending a whole Marcus Grand Old Malt .. .. .- 3.20 Beer, Beer.
before the State Federation night in prayer, my afliction was re- Magnolia Gin .. .. .. .. .. .. 4.00 Budwelser, per cask .. .. ..$12.00
jw oee's Clubs no trumpet-sound. moved In the twinkling of an eye"
deolaa'atlso of equal rights with Prom that time she began the work Old Oscar Pepper Rye, 4 full Budeier, p bottes *9 1.50
-to the Sotatrts of truaklesa trip- in whioh she is now eugsaed. For quarts .. .. ... .. .. 5.00 'Blue Ribbon, per cask .. .. .. 12.00


In her own determined way the last 15 years, with whatever Sugar Valley Corn, 4 full quarts 3.80 Blue Ribbon, per doz. bottles .. 1.0
sot 9et as the woman going bodily disoomforts and hardships she Express paid. We are sole distrib. Piel's, per cask .. .. .. .. .. 12.50;
, not to be "en, anad the lobe. has gonm from ocean to ocean work- .utors. Piel's, per doz. bottles .... .. 1.605 ,
I S boso W the hour are here. ing in the interests of railroad men. -- Star Brew, our own, guaran
l, thirteen items In the -New Uaven Register. Express Collect. teed as pure and high-grade
sb of Mrs. McAllister's per gal. beer as can be produced, per
Sl th re Weather Signs. Ashmore Rye .. .. .. .. .. .4.50 cask .. .. .. ..0 0 '850
?.. t InT wet or ston y weather cats will Ohandot Rye .. .. .. . 2.00 Per doses botes .. .. .... .W
'm %-gte, wash,be 4 tf dogs scratch V,
I wtIautr e rgmund, aler' llI their little
y. --IIamo ds of earth, bats fy about In a
Wa q" ee rotless manner and penetrate. Into
4w' sp IIe id the cook crows earlier than .
tu ea naua 'At Is a sign that a storm is
jp m brewing. At such a time, too, rooks P
Aad n nves utter their boane ories.
sows a&d dcks are agitated, t and-7 A fl A as .
lswaws iew became the anseMts -* 4 W

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eta7re -frolm now until

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Syour purchases. When you
.Jekuonville, you should be sure
the Chair Factory, whether
to buy chairs or not.
tree ticket will be given with
rs ent In by .mail also. If
have not their large chair cata.
l send for It today; order the
w yU need and get. a free ticket
Scdrnlval.


SPORTING BREVITIES.


Catcher Lou Criger is of opinion
^ ~Wat pitcher Jesse Tannehill's lame
5 bt is certainly cured.
J. Mara, of Paterson, won the one
hundred yard championship of the
eastern Y. M. C. A. at Williard Park,
Totowa. N. J.
The Boston Globe is of opinion that
the Cleveland Club pay:s too much at-
tention to picking up (,utfielders and
htot enough to securing competent
pitchers.
Princeton was played to a stand-
still at .football by Lafayette. Penn-
sylvania was lucky to beat "Penn"
State, and Harvard had a hard time
to beat Williams.
John R. Payne, long a foremost
British yachtsman. is convinced that
If America adopted the rules prevail-
I1g abroad there would be no limit
to International racing.
New York and Pittsburg tied for
second place In the National League
race of 1908. All bets that New
York would beat out Pittsburg or
that Pittsburg would beat out New
York are off.
Captain Currier of the Harvard
varsity baseball team, announced the
appointment of L. P. Pleper. 1903,
to be coach of the team next season.
Pleper has served as coach for the
last two years.
George Gano, a pacer with a record
of 2.03%, by Gamberta Wilkes-
Credition. by Nuthurat. helonging
to the Christian Hills Stables, was
sold at Lexington. Ky., to C. M.
Greenough, of New Hampshire, for
$15,000.
After being held for ten years in
Australia, the sculling championship
of England was won back at London
by Ernest Barry, of London, who
easily defeated George Towns, of
Australia, by a length and a half
-over the Putney-Mortlake course of
four and one-quarter miles. Barry's
time was 21 min. 12 1-5 sec.
The best work on citrus fruits, put
fshed so far as we have seen is b:
Professor fr. H. Hume, clothbounn
price $2.50. If you want to know
sore of orange growing send for '4
copy to Item, San Mateo. Fla. t/


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7*. t1V111 ft SMftA 1
r rreake of the Plames.
r bes forest Ares are more often
started by some one throwing down
a match carelessly or spilling out
the live ahbes from his pipe," said
D. Whittaker. "When we were
building the extension from C'hanp-
ion to L'Anse years %go some of the
boys thought they would go down *o
Champion for a time. (Coming back
one of them lit his pipe and threw
the match Into the dry grass.
"l'-fore t hat fire burned Itself out
It 'bad traversed a strip of territory
sixty miles long and five miles wide.
We lost hundreds of thousands of
ties by the lire. to say nothing of
the tilmbir that was burned over al!
because a 11an w;as not careful where
he threw a lighted mnateji. When
such fires once get started they burn
themselves out; you can't stop them.
"And thov play sornie quepr freaks.
I have seen great pine trees, stand-
ing out alone in a little clearing
100 yards or more from anything.
and suddenly the fire would jump
out and a few ,minutes later nothing
would be left of the tree but the
trunk and scprr,'d iand burned limbs.
I remember onr case' of the kind
where a hansonme big pine stool
out alone. Suddenly the flames seem-
el to gather themsel es into a bic
ball and burst over the top of the
tree like a shell. envenloilng it In fire.
Tt burned as thougmih it had been kiln-
dried.
"'Sonilhow the' fir, 'evins to take'
all the sap out !f thII tre4'< ThIat
trep was comi!,'t'ivy -' rovel,! in ) ;
short 'tine, the titr' sw ,ijng n itn an'l
leaving it a grot'squ and bhlakne.l
trunk where lberfre vwas a br'autiifu'
pl eture.t'
"In the' oll d is th, Indian.s, were
very careful of flr,. \VWh n they
broke iamnp) iitI ', n rm nItin; afttor go-
ing a ihor' ,listaince on I of the band
would go hack to s.o that there wa~s
no s)pa rk unextingui shed. If there
was he1 would be sure to put it out.
If he did not return to the waiting
hand soon two or threo' others would
go back and if there was any fire
they won l d h elp hit *'tl ngullsh it.
"In that way for,'.et fires were pre-
vented. Nowailatys with whi'e camp-
ers and picnickers -going into the
woods and le.av'intIg without ear,
whether they leave sparks which may
cause a blaze or not, it is hard to
preserve the fore',;ts I lr''SInloe i'
was something or that kindt whirh
started the tires in that (coutniry uip
In British C('olumi ia. I know th,'
country; it is densely tlnib'.reld I and
a fire there will mean the lo.s of
hundreds of thou.-anids of dIollars In
standing timber, to say nothing of the
lives said to have been lo.;."-M!l*
waukee Sentinel.


Concrete Construction.


The inol rn di velopnIn t of con-
crete co l rul'tion has done muli(h to
improve thle ,esthi tic quality of ra'l-
way engineering. Suibs.tantial appeanr-
ance and architectural character tend
to take the place or much uig!ines.s of
Wood and sto<.! along the right of
Wvay. 'olossal IxaItile.s ,of' reinforced
ron(retet con-t ruit ion airev ti4 several
nilles of viaduct built across the salt
water between i any of the Islands
to carry the railway from the Flor-
ida mainland to Key West. As im-
pressive as a lioman viaduct is the
rhythmic order of tlhe,, great mono-
lithic arches-about six rrileh of them
altogether. In one str tch alo..e are
nearly three nile's. In another two.
Fancy the ugliness of piles of steel
trestles In contrast with this gigan-
tic work, which declares that mod.
ern engineering, like that of antique
days, can be not only strong, but
beautiful!---ylvester Ei6xter's "The
Railway Beautiful," in the Century.


During the last year Canada drew
upon the United States for 58,312 ls.-
migrants. Over 120,000 came from
the mother country and $4.000 tron
J* oOetinent of Burope.


Why Stay North a


Come to San Mateo and spend the winter out of doors, and ye" *
come again.
If you want to rent a cottage, write us: we have them furnished, Ma
ready to move In. Byrlyn Place. (see advertisement la this paper) Can*
not be beaten in Florida for a board Ing house. Write-


Real Estate Agency.


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F. A. Gerber & Son,


Dealers In


Furniture and House Furnishing Goods

of all descriptions. Undertakers and Embalmers.
Just arrived complete line Crockery and China Tableware, Hote4
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106-112 FRONT ST., PALATKA.


KENN ERLg H HARDWARE CO.;
Are County Agents for the
OLIVER CT LLIDm PLOWS
Also for the
PLANET JUNIOR CULTIVATORL
In fact, we sail everything in the


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Plow Castlnga, Spades, Hoes, Shovels, Rakea, Laws "we-- 1 S-a
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REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE AND INVESTMENT AGENCY,
PALATKA, FLA.
REAL ESTATE BOUGHT AND SOLD ON COMMISSION BASIS. PURE
WATER. FARM LANDS, THE BEST IN FLORIDA, IDEAL WINTER
HOMES, FLOWING SULPHUR WELLS.
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The clipper Is made after a de higl furnished 4b
Hawks Park. it contains all the es jentials of a
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.uw "aa t ofe one hIared. s i A I W
eut,.thembi t doll U all be. isuem for
"M l the following purposes, to-wit:
One hatred thousand dollars for
hard surfaced highways.
Sthe board" 'Fitty-five thousand dollars for
t oommltsloners, in and for bridges connecting said highways.
RW11 pftattei d of Plorlda, deem Thirty.f-ve thousand dollars for a
NEW I tN and to the beat interests county court house.
aGm Pamm county, Florida, to is. The form of aid ballots for said
a ,1* for sold Putnam election shall be: "For Bonds" or
In r lda, for t4e pur- "Against Bonds," according to sec.
cnOuctl 4 pavTd, macadam- tion 789, General Statutes of Flor.
p t ot|r hbo sufated high- n ds.
sll g Pabridge over and Passed in open session at the regu-
the Johva river at Palatka. lar meeting of said board held at the
coatecting said highways; county court house at Palatka, Flor-
,h se a bridge over and across Dunn's ida, on this 9th day of September, A.
SCreek in said Putnam county, and D. 1908;
as& other ,ridge. as are necessary L. C. STEPHENS. Chairman of the
ad or ere a county court house Board of County Commissioners of
to be sltat at Palatka, Florida. Putnam County, Florida.
e It u' olved, That we, the Attest: JOSEPH PRICE, Clerk of
Board of c ity commissioners afore. the Board of County Commissioners.
Ud, deem rt'beth necessary and ex- Putnam County, State of Florida. tf
L- pedlent that"ebunty bonds for Putnam
county, Plorida, be issued for the NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
aforesld purposes, in the sum of one DEED.
hundred and ninety thousand ($190,-
000) dollars, as the amount necessary Notice is hereby given that It. If.
for. the purposesn aforesaid, to-wit : Browning, purchaser of tax certificate
The2..ipm of one hundred thousand No. 320. dated the 7th day of July A.
($100,900) dollars for hard surfaced D. 1890, has filed said certificate in
highways; the sum of forty4flve thou- my office, and has made application
sand ($45,000) dollars for a bridge for tax deed to iss in accordance
over and across the St. John's river with law. Said certificate embraces
at Palatka, Florida, and the sum of the following described property sit-
ten thousand ($10,000) dollars for a uated in Putnam county, Florida, to-
bridge over and across Dunn's Creek wit: Southeast quarter of southeast
and small bridge across Banana Mill quarter, section 1. township 10, range
in Commissioner's District No. 5, and 25. The said land being assessed at
other bridges which may be necessary the date of the Issuance of such cer-
and the ,nm of thirty-five thousand tiflcate in the name of Unknown No.
($35,000) dollars for erecting a county 162.
court house at Palatka, Florida. Unless said certificate shall be re-
Be it further resolved, That the deemed according to law, tax deed
interest on said bonds be the sum of I will Issue thereon the 9th day of No-
five (5) per cent per annum, and that vember, A. D. 1908.
said bonds be not sold below par. Witness my official signature and
Be It further resolved, That said seal this the 29th day of September,
bonds be made payable as follows: A. D. 1908:
$26,000 in 15 years. JOSEPH PRICE,
$20,000 in 22 years. Clerk Circuit Court, Putnam County,
$20,000 in -27 years. Florida. By Joseph Price, Jr.,
$40,000 in 35 years. D. C. (Seal.)
$40,000 in 40 years. tf
$45,000 in 45 years.
Be it further resolved, That an elec- NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
tion be held according to the law in DEED.
such cases made and provided for the
purpose of submitting this bond Issue Notice is hereby given that R. II.
to the legal voters of Putnam county, Browning, purchaser of tax
state of Florida, and, certificate, No. 160, dated the
Be it further resolved, That this res- 1st day of July, A. D., 1901,
solution shall be published in the sev- has filed said certificate in my office.
eral newspapers printed in the county and has made application for tax
at least once in each week for four deed to issue in accordance with law.
weeks before the election to be held Said certificate embraces the follow-
for the legal voters of Putnam county, ing described property situated in Put-
state of Florida, to vote upon the sub- nam county, Florida, to-wit: North half
ject and question of authorizing the of northeast quarter, section 3, town-
board of county commissioners of Put.- ship 9, range 26. The said land he-
dam countyA state of Florida, to issue ing assessed at the date of the issu-
beonds In 1e sums and amounts, and dance of such certificate in the name of
at. the. rate of interest aforesaid and brownn McCallum.
payable at the .mea aforesaid for the Unless said certificate shall be re-
aforesaid county purposes, deemed according to law, tax deed
S Passed in open session at this reg- will issue thereon the 9th day of No-
u, r 1 eMIa eld at the county court member, A. ,D. 1908.
5.. Pata, Putnam county. Witness my official signature and
tate of Flad, on this 9th day of seal this the $9th day of September,
ibtr, A. D. 1908: A. D. 1908:
^ .L. C. 8TBPHEN6., JOSEPH PRICE,
ot'the Board of County Corn- Clerk Circuit Court, Putnam County,
lorr Putnam County, Florida. Florida. By Joseph Price, Jr.,
It: 7W 3.PrI, Clerk of D.C. (Seal.)
NM^ O tnr n Comisnsioners tf
f o Smit tate of Florida.
... .. tf NOTICE OF APPLICATIOt FOR TAX
D.ED*.


in
S 4NoUoe is hereby given that R. H.
S Brownlang purchaser of tax
Scertcatoe No. 188, dated the
4th day of Noveomber, A. D.
1195, has filed sa certulsate in
7 Omee *, &Md has miade application
404 to lIw* o In or se
propwty Alt-
~ wh~ aMg ertihseto embraces
W iW k to.
orthwato
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eal thdi itthi'y or- eptUmber,
A. D. 19:
SJSBPH PRICE.
Clerk Circuit Court, Putnam County,
Florida. By Joseph Pi Ice, Jr..
D. C. (Seal.)
tf

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
DEED.

Notice Is hereby given that R. H.
Browning, purchaser of tax certificate
No. 431, dated the 5th day of July, A. D.
1887, has filed eaid certificate in my
office, and has made application for
tax deed to issue in accordance with
law.. Said certificate cmbrace3 the fol-
lowing described property situated in
Putnam county, Florida, to-wit: North
half of southeast quarter of southeast
quarter and southwest quarter of
southeast quarter of southeast quar-
ter. section 7, township 10, range 26-
Florida Southern Itallway Compary.
The said land being assessed at the
date of the Issuance of such certificate
in the name of ............. . ..
Unless said certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law, tax deed
will issue thereon the 9th day of No-
vember, A. I). 1908.
Witness my official signature and
seal this the 29th day of September,
A. D. 1908:
JOSEPH PRICE,
Clerk Circuit Court, Putnam 'County,
Florida. By Joseph Price, Jr.,
D. C. (Seal.)
tf

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
DEED.

Notice is hereby given that R. II.
Browning, purchaser of tpx certificate
No. 192, dated the 3rd day of July
A. D., 1899, has filed said certificate in
my office, and has made application
for tax deed to issue in accordance
with law. Said certificate embraces
the following described property sit-
uated in Putnam county, Florida, to-
wit: Southeast. quarter of northwest
quarter, less 10 acres; northwest quar- *
ter of southwest quarter and north-
east quarter of southeast quarter and
south half of northwest quarter of
southeast quarter and north half of
southwest quarter of northeast quar-
ter and southwest quarter of north-
west, less 10 acres; section 32, town-
ship 9, range 26. The said land being
assessed at the date of the issuance
of such certifl,'ate in the name of Es-
tate of \V. S. Wright.
Unless said certificate shall be re-
deemed according tt law, tax deed
will issue thereon the 9th day of No-
vember, A. I). 1908.
Witness my official signature and
seal this the 29th day of September,
A. D. 1908:
JOSEPH PRICE,
Clerk Circuit Court, Putnam County,
Florida. By Joseph Price, Jr.,
D. C. (Seal.)
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We offer One Hundred Dollars Re-
ward for any case of Catarrh that can-
not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
F. J. CHEBNEY & CO., Toledo, O.
We, the under:igned, have known F.
J. Chenay for the last 15 years, and
*believe him perfectly honorable in all,


business transactions, and finanoiallY
able to carry out any obligations made
by his firm.
WADING, KINNAN & MARVIN,
Wholesale Druggists. Toledo, 0.
Hall's Catarrh OUre is taken Inter.
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AAftta hm babd la the b
Shis witfe the hli
dWVbr 2 tIh world, accrrdi
Tov. Dir. Charles F. Ak<
,f the 'Ifth Avenne Bapt
,l@%Va. Dr. Aked has an article 4
.ebjeot ain "The (New Idsa M1(I
0M and makes it qui'e evide
tghiNet that he dpes not share t
an of those whm think that nme
a --oeam s as well as foreigners, ha
Smonopollaed a good mamy of the goo
'things of life. Not content with sa
~ te that the American wife ie til
Shapplest woman In the world, he on
i'rta that she has the "*nats favor
ed lot which has yet fallen to
human being"-man or woman,.pe
sumably-with "more to inak. Ihe
happy than any oth-r crtatur.1 u
the face of the carth." (ting intn
particulars. Dr. Akl I ( yVs oi f il
American woman.
"She has less drulgv vnrid :;aor
leisure than any other woman. Sh
has more money to spend and bet* v
things on which to spend It. Sh
has more freedom, indpe-i'd -n more power rf initiative and of ;el
direction. She is a person of in
portance-and she knows It. Shi
quietly assumes that she is soniU
S body. The assumption is warrant
In fact and conceded In prac' ice
The American woman li, up to the
present moment, God's boht piere of
work, and there are n. 'visible indli
cations of outside Improveientls up
on the product."
Comparing the con lition of womer
In foreign countries with that of the
women of America, c'It4s for clavs
Dr. Aked finds that, matching the
worst of the Old World against the
worst of the New, the New is bet-
ter. 'He has seen a woman and a
cow yoked together to a plqugh, the
.~mt. n holding the handle. He has se n
4 woman walking along the road
a basket of firewood strapped
her back. A man walked beside
with his hands in his pockets.
.'.:iMktg a cigar! The man saw a
4 able log on the roadside, con-
i* su 4d to take his hands out of
r^ s pockets, pIcked it up, placed it
I a the top of the woman's load, and
continued his lordly -way. He has
seen, on a Sunday morning, a woman
wearing man's trousers carrying a
hod of bricks up the ladder to the
boo.ok setter, a man, working upi
above. He has frequently seen a
woman and a dog drawing a cart
. alone the street. He has seen a
woman and two dogs yoked to a cart
abstaining clothes going to or from
, the wash. A man sat in the cart
M#4PRagS relns.
(o:5ptf3S the positions of womn-
b aIM the more comfortably placed
S D. Aked paints a picture
soeads straagely familiar, the
waie of the rich- man being
'y unknown In this country.
a rich woman," he says.
K itelr, a very poor woman, wife
$ph is a s-ha to ask her hus-
.wly hilflag she wants.
.eoit a11o1t for every penny of
St amse m to be quite
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atle iad the able bWallle th equ01 %
were the quire1. Nlle the
saonal man, the proftelonal 6 Mal
lies the tradesman, and the tradesman
bullies the laborer,. It may be takes
for a fact that all will bully the wornm.
an?"
.t The standard of sexual morality
p' Dr. Aked finds to be higher In this
2g country than in old lands. "notwith-
'l* standing the ten thousand divorce
at scandals and all the headliness of a
n sensation loving press."


A Bishoo's Wit.
"Our llishop Burgess," said a Gar-
den City man. "Is one of the few
American clergymen who. being
gladtiatfs of the famous University
of Oxford. are entitled to wear the
Oxford hood.
"At a certain service, another
bishop, also an Oxford man. nodded
toward the officianting clergyman, and
whispered excitedly to Bishop Bur-
gess:
"'Why, look: he has got an Ox-
ford hood on.'
"'So lie has, said Bishop Burgess.
"Buit 1he is not entitled to it. He
has no Oxford degree.' exclaimed the
first bishop. 'Why. the man is wear-
ing a lie on hi. back.'
'llush,' saiI Blishop Burgess.
'Don't call it a lie Call It a false
hood.' "-Washington Star.


Fully Occupied.
Years ago a northern visitor wa9
walking along the street in Jackson-
ville when he espied a small darky
sitting in the stiun brushing flies off of
himself.
"Well. Rastus." the visitor said.
pausing to address the youth, "do
you manage to keep busy these
days?"
"Yas. suh." returned the -boy.
"Very busy." queried the visitor in
an unbelieving tone of voice.
"AMI the time, suh." said the boy.
"At it now?" grinned the visitor.
"Yassuh." said the boy.
"What is your business-shooing
flies?" asked the visitor.
"No, suh. My business is jest
growing suh," explained the youth.


Profit in Peaches.
One of the largo peach growers In
Arkansas sold his crop for $8,810.
It was produced on forty-four acres
and the fruit was sold through the
I',ach Growers' Exchange. After
paying for picking and packing he
finds net proceeds of about $7,000.
One fifteen-cre orchard which lie
bought last year for $3,500 yielded
peaches enough, this year to just
about pay the entire purchase price.
FOURTlH COURT OF THE SEASON.
Their majesties of England's last
court, the fourth of the season, will
ever be remembered by the splendor
of the Jewels and the exceptionally
lovely toilets in evidence. Her Maj-
esty's beautiful gown of gold-embrold.
cred net was glittering with genib,
and the Princess of Wales also wore
many diamond ornaments. Lady Rich.
ard Wellesley was presented 'by her
mother-in-law, the Duchess of Wel-
lington, and wore her wedding dress
with a diamond tiara, while Princess
Eydna Odeschalchi looked exceeding-
ly well 4n a gown of pale willow green
with a train of silver tissue. Lady
Constance Stewart-Rlchardson's dress
was of the Cleopatra genre, fash-
invd of cloth of gold draped with
gold-sequin net and caught with bar-
badc clasps.-Tatler.
Aeronauts have lost their lives for
a century or more, and the final
achievements indicate that the sacri-
toes may not have been wholly in
vain. Minoe we are now on -the thres-
*ld oft practical results, remarks the
Plusbaur DIspatch, the attempt to ful.
ly waster the sub)jet must continue,
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SOur Indian Warriors.

V.OMM OGN. O. HOWARD 8 PA-"
"kMoua nXDIiAM CBIISF" is
4| lWT. NICHOLAS.

Si, Wyoming lived the.
a fierce and warlike
riled themslves Da ,
eneipls said thatO
t they did ev ry-
hiddenray s9 ft
what to expect,
them Sioux, which
atmas B enues. To this tribe
,italOI young brave who want-
4 w much to become a chief. His
4ata9 was a fierce warrior and had
tautht him how to fight, but he was
not satisfied to' follow the leaders
of his tribe, for he wanted to leadl
other Indians himself. When this
! yoqu man was only eighteen years
eo.be had already learned to use
the ow, cold ride Indian ponies
and iwim deep. rivers, an a. a
great buffalo hunter; besid q-!
t4 danced in war dances wit '
braves. In some way he managed to
'gdt a rifle which fired several times
.without reloading, and after that he
began to' feel of much more import-
ance than other young Indians.
At first the young braves were an-
gry with him. but he soon showed
them that he was a skillful warrior.
sad before long many young Indians
chose him for their leader. Now he
could wear an eagle feather in his
war bonnet, and was a real chief.
At this time Uncle Sam had prom-
ised to give each Indian a good blank-
et, and they were glad to get them.
4The blankets were all bright red, and
when this young Indian and his fol-
lowers each wearing a red blank-
et. o4 rapidly past. some onc said,
"Bee the Red Cloud." FrozaLht time
*p the young leader was called "Red
gpa,"0end so far as I know was
,'BM after given any other name.
The *Mx Indians have a won-
derfj el f vl which they call tho


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or at one seat out a reue fy
underr Capt. Fetterntu, but Red Cloud
as waiting with two thousand war-
and not one white man es-

Nobody could say now that Red
Clonddwas not a great leader, and
even UqLN Sam, however, he feared
him, had 'b confess that he was
"Chief of 11 the living Sioux In-
dians." All the Sioux.chiefs whose
fathers had beel1;chleff before them
were willing to give some Indian
lands to the white people and live
on a reservation, but Red Cloud
said: "No, no; I want war." and the
young warriors followed him in spite
of the chiefs. He had many battles
and simply would not stop fighting.
At last. in 1874. the Indians came
to one of Uncle Sam':) army posts
for a "big talk." Th result was
'hat the Indiana agreed to give up the
land they had fought for, and went
to live oe w*at was called "Red
Cloud Reservation." But still peace
did not dbme. TIey -were always
ready to break out. and every once
in a while houses were burned.
stages waylaid, and people killed. It
1 of no use to treat the tribe kind-
ly so long as Red C(loud wanted war.
At last. after many years, the war
chief began to feel that he could not
win is fight, so very sadly he buried
his wahawk and signed what hbe
caeA '"a peace paper." But lie did
not r flly love his white brothers.
antid wLqke Sam wanted Indian
scouts to help h flht in 1876 Red
,Cloud was angry an4 sent some of
%his warrior .to wayla, the so'dliers
and Indian scouts. Thln Uncle Sam
said that Red Cloud o uld not eX*"
pect to be a chief he did s eh
things, for the offlmer found thaf he
was always planning to ma4 jrou-
ble; and they put Spotted Tall, a'thief
who was frank and honest, In /Red
Cloud's plaev. But what go ,did
that do when the young d4ins
loved Red Cloud and did what I
said? And he kept them from wor -
Ing with their hands, and said braves
must only hunt and figait, and he
would not try to keep peace or to
help Spotted Tall control the young
braves.
Then at last when Red (loud was
a very old n.an. more than eighty
years old. he was sick for the first
time in his life. ife had to stay" In
his lodge and be taken care of, for
he was too weak to move. Now be
began to notice how kind every one
was to him when he could do nothing
for himself, and his heart was soft-
ened. When he was able to be up
again and go out into the woods he
was very happy, and began to be
sorry for people whkwere not strong
and well. Though until he was Il
himself, he had despised them.
Hle saw how Uncle Sami was try-
ing to take care of everybody in this
big country of our., and he said. "In-
dians must take land lkoe e men;
they must work with a plow and hoe,
and they must read books and study.F
Then there was peace in the north
land, for the fiercest of all our
Indian warriors up to that time had
really surrendered at last.


An Unnamed Country.


At this time all theo For years Canadians have protest-
k.leTM g u Inst the appropriation by the
WN people of the United States of the
i them ten-a designation "American." They have
O ly "Red Cloud" held that It Is presumptuous and im-
I -br more thn any proper for the people of a nation to
. ad et his heart was take unto themselves the ume of a
In ti e the aIn- ootinet. Canadians, Mexicans, Per-
ISIM Ad Itt by uvisas, Bolivlan, Nicaraguans all
War ble A of all have theretlcaly as mau right to
aIte *e I l* s Aa# ee S ave the peo.
Soi aer pe We the s t1ete a"t all
W ItM I wanm | wIee a ene with
4 The p t, w Mrtr.


7 wU. We mI N e OWas o Ksa.
tekdtism or Vigigas or VaemossB ,
ibut It Is gotg too far to ask us to
call ourselves United Statesers or
United Stateulana. We have to take
the title "American" because we bave
no other.
The Buffalo Express quotes a Can-
adlan correspondent as stating that
the annoyance of our northern neigh-
bors because of our arrogation of the
name "American" is becoming lees
and less. Canadians are proud to
be called Canadians, and they are
glad that they have a country with
a real name. They ever sympathize
with us because our own great na-
tion was never conveniently christen.
ed --Cleveland Plain Dealer.

THE REFORMED BRONCO.

May Be Been Any Day in the Bridle
Paths of Central Park, New York.
To the general public the word
bronco suggests everything wild and
vicious in horseflesh. One associates
the usefulness 9f the bronco almost
entirely with the rugged West. That
this wiry little animal could ever de-
velop the points of a good park horse
would be received with much reser-
vation by most persons.
Yet some ten years or more of
cross-breiding, says countryy Life In
America, has accomplished this some-
what amazing result. Today one can
see on the bridle paths of central
Park the well groomed bronco fra-
ternizing as an equal with the Blue
Grass thoroughbred, and his number
is constantly growing.
To be sure. he is no longer the
hammer-head with a pronounced ewe
neck, almost as devoid of flesh as a
skeleton. lie has developed a fine
crest in this upbreeding and can
show as fine a neck as any Kentucky
bred horse.
His middle piece is no longer dis-
tended from much eating of grass
food, nor is he so loosely joined to
his quarters as his prototype. High-
er living has rounded him into a
strikingly well proportioned saddle
horse. In his new estate he sub-
sists less on the flesh, juicy grasses.
and the new order grows quite a
different animal.
But through all this transforma-
tion he still retains the leg char-
acteristics of his bronco ancestry,
perfect in symmetry, rather light
In muscle and slender In bone, but
the muscles of strong quality and
the sinews very firm.
Ills power of endurance has dimin-
ished somewhat. but even so he has
few equals and no superiors. lI!s
toughness and grit have changed lit-
tle In the cross-breeding, and doubt-
less if turned out to the freedom

of the range he would give as good
an account of himself as did his
ancestors In the early days of the
West. *

Fern Leaves as a Food Preservative.
An American consul reports that
In parts of England fern leaves have
long been employed In packing fruit,
fresh butter, etc., for market. Form-
%rly grape leaves were used for this
purpose, but the fern leaf is said to
b, far superior to that of the vine
for keeping articles wrapped in It
fresh and wholesome. The fishermen
of the Isle of Man pack their fresh
herrings in fern, which keep the fish
frcsh until it reaches market. Po-
tatoes packed in ferns keep many
months longer than those packed in


straw. Fresh meat also is preserved
for a protracted period when swathed
in fern leaves. It is said that the
preservative quality of the fern Is
due to the large quantities of salt in
Its composition. The strong odor of
the fern also repeli larvae, maggots,
etc.--Lesllo's Weekly.

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"Over half a Century in Louisville."
WE ARE DEALERS IN ABOVE, not
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