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AoWWIof.i M arae he ardsar.eLsii and.e..
,i piw i M Jo. oe Oser returns had to kelp ,aerup
60 w .o SO Io t tyA reetno hoT
|~Mr. Ire Snhor of Carbemile^ w
^ll~llit^ rttam to the Capj ty last Mon resents of the city he wN so so S
Contrtor L. D. Lowe s on a short Uerhas been a residt of .
booeeerf the oueof.esa coleri for thre pn twoe yeas, I to
h boy w Hon. Frank W. Dv, thde Repre- mail o i al
slumbmersb an alarm m box 18. sentative from ol Wakaua, was the irowir and .pgiv eit Hik Pct- 9y.li e "-k
ue_"11'b rasat, i _amo is hMe of Talabas- with Mr. ble aoeer Tu. e a l^ V lI p
had la been xtIu i.,. iaato.day. lfrinds. am p d of. thea iM> . .. .. ,
---o'-i- 'i*Mr. J. D. D oge, an e prt at Med h already is
h;i uaielV thesagrMKtur.afwe t, of laaar, *m taA ltd
phoned tor ?." _, W SSgNd at,, . .ieLa ,, e Wash- the eltianm .-s to -ad e, d 5 .,i,^,^
jail. As o w an war, was atMran yeseday on
Shis way to LeLRbak Spaigs.TCam.a
ds or wawd Cl. W. oF. Cah paint ofi L
to see ow quiy ,th d partmea t Jat Jwks w laell'a ia mmagtun c er. l:~--U 7"fhou,-. t- k p
EveryoMnesdldMyaodwere M dvi iialttd Lmarlk and Carrabelle. oin ta e to i J
anem caldtu"eIcalways remember to caRl on Wight&
meant for cr Co Int y Satrdy naPro ,- -
S. n 1fv you wish a. l*sit o. ceouy, ,mthe.o t s.
not p -Slr--d- -- theye gl.. obby ha. or a neat t., shoe, or an-y with esar theriL
fully, and they sholdc be encouraged, e-' lght6"_ "ma ... __ "at, .. _
for ty dese-'r 't wg give yam your money'. worth. the brave. deeds n. .,and es ioe ea
Sm- haser to Tauaase invited to Wight ,at wo e M.y.h m i
The Legislature meet, next Tuesday. Burna' (formerly the D. B. IIpmas) under tj. or S"
President Roosevelt will visit Texas G Fwhhimd and Shoe Store when
nxtick, iweekr. Mated 4. Houato before of r I lli
Mr. H. Saula returned Tuesday from tes. Nt ast ept hansock, an Ms be Tusktes whw MIss enor.r,.
a wek's visit to Crawfordvillne. oCen Montford o Ru.to.n, at Ran. coI A dntso id tlBriii^a arp;li .l ,.W.tC.
t s hweek. birthplaceehis
Wheeler & Wilson attachments are coek's stables, if you wih to secure tne dh Ua t for o dfor
casy to put on and they work right. beat oerapi at th a best prices. Diine h will bersi t t h wlo
Only one machine in a lifetime Is r c- Thea Haid"-8mith Drug Co. have ti .r.t p alat shr .. Mmi twenty s he a .B B.
essaryif you buy the Wheeler & Wilaon now oe of the prettieSt dth atab- serve at 11 'eleok; "AI w t t eis
No. 9 from L. Yasr. hahments to be found in tha Htata. son for thev S*ls of Regular fRMN.
Mr. Walter L. McGriff, after a week Thay are making a specialty of emit service in A. afternoon and evening. ?* aiim.
day nlgbt. ae. -s .s. .
night at tMhe age e4t sem.i-annual coneatie of the p~Te tl e 3 it teln d their
MIeN oed i, ot daughter Alpha Pratereity ta be heM atshe e -ate o e 9 the3
Sem. RIbert If satddenly iM N. C., on rone t. MssI=s. .cgua mtin hed Inse
New Oriua8 laotM o. dy anfWeer t eWs.livw. ing. Crawfo were .e.wt. wi--= I at b
Std.w- areai f aa .Mr. W
MJeff .o Baaaar.Tom. Triahrt ed hm ed t a-
all or thaNrAtaiSSSus. aftera.. f e7m. mfi shn p ... .... *m ^, ..*f^^w U.iDn.ml,_..
The "-" -- a ---- a l tr no tf in --, of the V -- -- e --"pi
,ed3aoosh t.die. h bpaml te ia
phanedtosth cps to fth bu.s S& ot- olr- of the ^^ I of iaor ai
rmil gi r -- -- f b*L -f.- .
thm I scuin away rmmbrto o Wgt nI m
sl Q ..t
THE TRUZ V r
im 4 44-by theI
PevUasmD BVXr rVaAY MAoWmWo. Cmptoler, and showig a aggregate
valisgo n of all taxable PrepUty of
netmeda s sesed Cleas Ne s atte Pet oneM $117,04,840, affords, .at. vl i abom
at "T..h s-- a dat enmse for oeglrata-wS- to the
OfiLe, InTee, Delmg, .mw M Aw.ms p a4d ple Flori d upon the enad
vasltion since the year l4, whn the
RuN & MPfrYer,ipTAwae, 5WrMate was t$104,2O,U, andl the
Ad_____ -90 lurvat1t 10the hiatory of the wstse.
SM kwa h kir baW S t the nAm teal
Sj 5U. hisy of thtes State soks, thoe Demoerats
wrested the control of the government
The Wales claim promise to be an from te apetbgprm, the compart-
exeeddingly I* MO WbOf the p- son of the growth of the public wealth,
proachin8g LqglaIo. by dasdes, as shown by th aggregate
The sewerage system of Tallahassee val k t -o of an taxable property, is
is not yet completed, but the additional bo iateietmig and InatIa.tive. No
tax to pay for t has been imposed. reord is known to exist in the usual
S- .- for of the ggregates for the last
The Senate gave the President a dis- three years of Republisean gou....nt,
tinct if not a deliberate nub by ad- to Ill table of vins-se appearing
mourning on Sati y without action in the official records being that of 1877,
on the San Doming treaty, for the whn tim aggregate was P,88,247.
consideration of wheb that body had For t- "pu of conv entomp'i
been called nto special session. sev years en to and
The Governors of the Southern States the e eedlngdeades to 1904, are pre-
are now receiving, or have received seated in separate groups, as follows:
from Secretary of War Taft, the Con- Peant. Av. Per
federated battle fags that have been Ta1 Ilawasm ao year.
held by the National Gov.W.nent since .tSI LU 1 s.4
the war. Each State will preserve NUlsSS.W I 1.2 2 ;S
them in some appropriate way. I to U e MaS ass.m oAS
A Washlgtontelegra stat that Te seven yeas first following the
the South's quota of applicant for pub- change of administration were appear.
lie employment under the elvil service atip the most prosperous period in the
regulations is largely In arrears, espec- history of the State, the average per-
ially in the demand for stenographers cetge of annual increase In taxable
and typewriters. Doubtless the mean- values being nearly double that shown
Ing of this is that the demand for clrl- for the succeeding period of ten years,
cal labor in the pushing snd prosperous and **siderably exceeding the average
South is greater than the supply. a ratio for the enti priod of 27
^- .- yearm under consideration; while the
In consequence of a misunderstand- last doeade, from 1804 to 1904, shows
ing with the Third Assistant Postmast- the lowest average of annual increase,
dr-General, The True Democrat has being only a fraction in excess of 1 per
not yet been formally admitted to the cent! This extraordinary difference is
mails as second-class matter, which almost wholly accounted for by the
circumstance will account for the enormous annihilation of values as the
stamps on each newspaper of last consequence of the several destructive
week's Issue. The matter will be ad- freezes which occurred during the dee-
justed we hope, by the time this Issue ad,. but there seems to have existed
is ready for the malls. other causes which may well be consid-
^ !ed in connection with the practical
The contest over the Missouri Sena- aspect of the matter, and which may be
torship, resulting last Saturday in the stated thmes
election of Major William Warner, a During almost the entire period of
Federal veteran, on tIh?0th ballot, was s evenyears in which te highest ratio
in many m-specta a distgaoeful proceed- curried the State was engaged in official
Ing, the final seenes being turbulent In efforts to Induce and encourage immi-
the highest degree; but the squelching ration; during the decade next ensu-
ing, for about-two years, similar efforts
of such a Republican as Neidringhaus, were made, with er prospect of still
who received only one vote on the final larger success, had not the Lgislature
ballot, was a distinct victory for the of 1901 foolishly cut off the source of
decent and self respecting element of sustenance for such t''fcial efforts, and
that party. Senator Cockrell received relegated the matter of Immigration to
that party. Senator CoekroU received the natural and uninvited increase de-
88 votes, only five less than a majority pendent upon private enterprise. From
of those cast. 1891 to 1904, a period of thirteen years,
the State has been prevented from
John 8. Beard, in Sunday's Pensa- making any but the most meagre and
cola Journal, notes a strong contrast unsatisfactory efforts to Induce Immi-
between the alacrity with which the gration for the lack of the proper pro-
claim of t late Govenor Pry and vision of funds for that purpose by the l
claim of the late Governor Perry and Legislature. The result of such a pol-
Judge Malone against the State for Icy is apparent in the foregoing comn-
professional services In seeking the re- parison. ,i
cover of 1,000 back taxes from the TRUI DBNOCUICT.
F. C. A P, railroad, was paid by Gov- tor John Temple ve of the
ernor Jennlngs, and tde active opposi:- editor John Temple Graves, of the
ti, of that odeal to thea payment of Atlanta News, is engaged in writing a
the Wlles and Beard claim, both be- series of artilels apparently devoted to
ing matters of contract and each being the task of exploiting the virtues of
for 15 per cent. of the amount re. Edit. Hearst, of the Now York Jour-
covere-d nal, I the course of one of which he
The a .--tow ore,-- . gives utterance to the following un-
tow Courr.nformant, dis doubted truths and urgent admonition,
cussing needed amendment. to the pri- addressd to all Democrats: 4
mary law, repeats Its reommendation, We have enemies nouh in the pow-
made last Octetober, or a "blanket bal- erful ranks of the Republican party to
lot,"* with the name of candidates in admonish us to heal our breaches and
each column belong. Such a plan curtail our critieisms of the valiant
d p tically nulify the ve comrade who are ghting under our
webaenr and wbo have won victories
poe for which the primary method wa gtar than all ourt o captains, Hearst
Invented. A division of the ballot into aa Bryan and Felk et a) ivo thou-
State sad county offers, with a sea sun and hdreds of thousnds of
rate box for each, would result In bal- tttoti oho e neoMle, audi
lot mere convenient asi*, and yet Democratic party, Oett and he
reserve the distinctive features of th ful t.o be cutting tlroiiats of Its
primary method friends in the front o the comen eam.
,v.y- ; paign. the
that "If the reader of every newspa- sai e iases Impress voice
'per would Insist that it publish in each and vote uqon theirnmr atadr the
is...the latest vetings and failures to kSnd of Dad leti
vote of their Coeqwssman and their the JestJitaF Me th* <
State Smtore sand Assemblymen, a Ublik
begimalse eid-1 be umade in the right spleniprospects destrod a disen
d M s of "keeping trk of their aM.
..- .i. da..gs" so as to AAd 4o't wait uW* the m atioal
"bie to as unventionbt when he parents l La t wi
hisFame lStd1" $I the editor aew-in s r osm
eO tdh Wi meslf hMbe a diligent a* ihm
.res er noaprW he*a ap mid have a
keWS*"so h h u Of thS ofe
S O"wLs t '-.t*- et s N
par temvee sewsapeer I nmeren
M p th aeo-
ptoMa la to wo or
'~~~~~~~~~~~ppe At Tj^r i f iafs^-Bi-2
epretaveat lane In the House of
Repreetave, and no county shall
have more than throe Representatives."
For some mysterious reason which
has never benm satisfactorily explained
the trof 17 Ignored ad dis-
obeyed the plain and imperative man-
date of the Constition, and adjourned
without making the required appor-
tionment, or explaining the eause of its
deliberate violation of a clear constitu-
tional duty. The Legislatures of 1899,
1901 and m908, although urged to correct
the wrong, also failed to do so with-
out deigning to give any reason
therefore. The injustice wrought by
thee successive failures will be mani-
fest on examination of the following
table of apportionments:
IWI 1W?7 Gain Lo
Atehua 2 3 1
Adfo 2 aII
Combia 2 2
de 1 1
)soto I 1
uvs 2 3 1
lseambla 2 31
Gadaden 2 2
4amllton 2 i 1
llsebowo 2 1
Jackslon 2 3 1
Jeffeson 2 2
afaryett 1 I
,ake 2 1 1
0se I I
s 2 3 1
Wvy I I
.lbsety I I
Madison 2 2
Manatee 1 1
Uarion 2 3 l
Monre 2 2
Nassau 2 1 1
Orangi 2 2
' lk .. 2 1
'utnam 2 2
It. Johns 2 1 I
Santa Ro.. 2 1 1
rwannes 2 2
Volusli 2 2
Wakulla s 1
Washington' I I
Upon comparison of the existing ap-
portionment, made in 1887, with that
which should have been made in 1897,
It will be seen that since the last named
year seven counties-rAlachua, Duval,
Escambia, Hillsborough, Jackson, Leon
and Marion have each had one less rep-
resentative than they were entitled to;
while seven other counties- Bradford,
Hamilton, Lake, Nassau, Polk, St.
Johns and Santa Rosa-have each had
one more Representative than they
were entitled to. In the remaining
thirty-one counties no change in the
representation would have occurred.
The Legislature of 1906 will have, if
It needs one, something like a plausible
excuse for again postponing the per-
formance of the plainly defined consti-
tutionrl duty imposed upon and disre-
rarded by the Legislature in 1807.
This-is the year for the taking of the
State census required by Section 5, Art-
icle VII, of the Constitution. That
census may Indicate a slight modifica-
tion of the apportionment which should
have been made in 19s7, and it will be
very easy to again postpone the matter
until 1907, thus making the interval be-
tween apportionment. twenty instead
of ten years, and prolonging the injus-
tice to those counties which shouldhave
Wad those Repreeentatives since 187.
Theleast that can be said of this
curious and unexplained episode in the
history of the State is that it does not
reflect redit upone er law-makers that
they should have voluntarily, and with-
out excuse, become law gskera.
A telegram from Blmemington, Ilas.,
announces the intontlem of the Mormon
church authorities to erect one or more
ehurh edifices In the "tate from which
that sect was driven by force, and in
lagrmaeo for it. many hideous offenses
ingsast the peace sad safety of the in-
babltaste, nearly sixty year. agt. Aa
there s no danger of a repetftlea of
their former outragesm en as tis is a
mestry whose laartleas and mam-/.
is, aa estabttalhed by the Itbumir .f
the republic, tienld the largest degree
of rdlgloua liberty. no objection s Nke.
Sto hra, ed ags pe *reeet; but
harsed by this time that their pmtle
m-p*^-fBoiBt 'e s., m h *aems hemk^ t-hf eir
h s of the male populties is sIme.
tdtsg that cannot be tolerated in any
'Wsar opeatIM aTifors met in
Jacksovil mad albmast shmmLaamasly
a similar gathering of the elins oe-
Mcare a sam ola, and almost ltan-
taneouy, as if by common massat,
and no doubt by pri a aans a
opposition to the ezxating combiation
which has controlled the exV of
nAal Mer A nintmskipera-
tion, with one alMon dMas capital
astk, was agrd apon ad a semnit-
ttee appointed to attend to its incorpor-
It is the understanding that the oper-
ators will subsribe$ 00,000 of the cap-
ital stock. Of the remainder $180,000
will beheld in th treasury to be di-
vided among the turpentine prodeuers
later, leaving 260,000 to be suberibled
by the factors. -
J. P. Williams and John R. Young,
of Savannah; W. B. Coachman, C. H.
Barnes, and John Henderson, of Jack-
sonville, were appointed a committee
to draw up a charter and solicit sub-
The new company will operate in op-
position to the trust, and will export
naval stores from Pensacola, Jackson-
ville and other heretofore closed ports.
The trust is known as the "Big Four,"
and is composed of S. P. Shotter Co.,
the Standard Oil Co., Patterson Downey
& Co., and the Aituerp Naval Stores
The fight between the new company
and those which have been controlling
the business for many years will be
very lively and will be watched with in-
THE WAILES CLAIM.
The Jasper News, referring to the
Wailes-Beard claim, says:
It seems to us that the $25,000 offered
by the last Legislature as a compromise
would be sufficient to pay the claimants,
and pay them well, for the service ren-
dered the State in collecting the Indian
War Claim, and would be In justice to
the people; but to pay the amount
claimed (the 15 per cent) is beyond all
reason, it seems to us and an Injustice
to the people of Florida. The Legisla-
ture of 1908 devoted a great deal of
time to this matter, and that broad-
minded body of men were not in favor of
paying the full claim, but proposed and
were willing to allow the claimants for
services rendered the State by them the
sum of $25 000. which would have, it
seems, amply repaid them for their
Like many others who have failed to
view this matter from the standpoint of
the actual legal rights of the claimants,
and have persisted in regarding the
claimants as objects of public charity to
whom the people of the State are under
no sort of lawful obligation, The News
forgets or ignores the fact that this
claim is one based upon a plain and in-
defeasible contract, duly executed and
long acquiesced in by the people of the
State, whose interests were lawfully
represented by their Godernors, who
executed the contract, and whose acts
In executing it and in subsequent ratifi-
cations of it have, during a long series
of years, stood unimpeached and u=re-
The enactment of the law of the last
session granting the sum of 265,000 in
full settlement of the claim was, in ef-
fect, as denominated by The News, a
mere "offer by the Legislature as a
compromise." Had it been accepted,
that body might well have taken pride
in a step which would have saved to the
people the handsome sum of $188,878.79
actually and lawfully due from them.
But the fact must b, remembered that
this "offer of a compromise" was never
accepted by the other parties to the
contract, and hence the matter stands
precisely as if the law had never been
Another very important fact should
not be overlooked, via: That this claim,
resting upon a valid and unentested
contract is, in effect, already adjudi-
catled. Unless the calculation is wrong.
no court in Christendom would deny the
claimants a judgment for the entire
amount. The only reason for asking
the Legislature for an apot letkit of
the amount, a ascertained by simple
computation, is that under our system
of government a State cannot bo maed
by an individual claimant.
So farea the censtittionalli of ft
claim is concerned, the wll known doe-
trin. of etappel fdtvm As the
amn a transaction, .amre t he sab
st afterwasb urwt to htois ot
Oo be va n was it ow
So that even ifthe amu w
Coboel Wea. so soaumly n ered Into
L- -- v- 631k 33
bwvbi wto dma't d bmdsw%
ThON oft -~ wire mw8 OeN
maM ses y tan rm w.
And vm Om hlaidmO49wma
by Governor Drew, and afterwards rat-
ifled and confirmed by Governor Blox-
has, hW been 6i40all' "imPaah-
able," the aiquiesfpae in it, without a
whisper of protest or objection, by the
people of Florida for a long period of
nearly thirty years, has rendered it
validk. If valid, it calls for the payment
of the full amount as claimed. Its at-
tempted repudiation at this late date
would not only be dishonest but unavail-
A small group of Federal war veter-
ans in Wisconsin have distinguished
themselves by uttering a protest against
the proposed restoration of captured
Confederate battlefags. According to
the dispatches, they eonflned their pro-
test to the Alabama flags, but the prin-
ciple is the same, and a bad one it is.
The perpetuation of the vindictive "war
spirit" is a sentiment whick isin sharp
contrast with the spirit of aoge.
It is a pity that Governor Broward's
address at DeFuniak Springs last Sat-
urday could not have been reported in
full. In the course of it, as stated by
the Pensacola Journal, he referred at
length to the Everglade drainage pro-
ject, which he explained in detail. Flor-
idians everywhere are deeply interested
in this matter, and would be grateful to
the Governor for an authoritative expo-
sition of the plan which he has in mind
The Wewahitchka News says: Our
Legislators will have plenty to do with
the Wailes claim, Immigration Bureau
Dispensary, Everglades, Good Rotdh
and other legislation, to say nothing ol .-
learning where the blind tigers are.
Thoe are mmany kinds weo, as many, of
And every kind of love make a glory in the night.
There s love that stire the heart, and love that
give It rest.
But the love that leads life upward in the noblest
and the best
-Henry Van Dyke.
. of .
Wednesday, March 22.
MISS ADELE GERARD,
149 N. Monroe St.
Fancy Work Material a Specialty.
Georgia, florida & Alabama /
(C., T. &A G. R. R. CO.)
sbedualeT taks a teet Manh Ita,. Is.
Le4v At OAWt m .M mm
Lve 0 imbwt I.. Ts 4.pm
SAn, RkWay..... ..M- s LoO am
-- ----- -C~.~.-~. ..
MW Orawly, & ia lawye
It of Ware e0try. Wdine"
44 sullty before Jpdga. Spe
.Ualted latem court at fat
a charge Of peonage sa= @
$1,000 each, which was aftir
duced to $500 on conditli
'-should be no further violati
Ion of the
In passing 'sentence the judge re-
marked tha this wast the last time
there will be such a light sentence for
this crime In his court. He says that
there can be no more peonage for Gebt
In his district.
Maess. Osborne and Lawrence, who
we afqon; the attorneys for the ac.
cusod, stood out to the last during the
consultation of the lawyers as to the
advisability of pleading guilty. They
wanted the case fought to the end.
Just before the plea was entered Mr.
Osborne asked the court to have his
Airm's name stricken from the list of
attorney's representing the defense.
This was done.
The defendants were charged lan
four Indictments with selling a color.
ed woman against whom no warrant
wea issued to McRae Brothers for a
consideration of $50. The woman, it
was alleged, was advised by the sher-
SIff and attorney that she bad been
convicted and fined, and served nine
months In the McRae convict camp,
,other charge is that the defendants
-took from Jail two boys convicted of
stealing a watermelon, who had been
sentenced without a fine alternative,
and sold them to MicRaes for $65. The
MoRaes pleaded guilty at the last term
and were fined $1,000 each.
George P. Hart and M. H. Cobb,
two negro physicians of Waycross,
were also put on trial to answer charg-
es of peonage. Both pleaded guilty,
whereupon they were sentenced by
Judge Emory Speer to pay a fine of
$1,000 each, $700 of which is remitted
during good behavior. Cobb paid
hja fine and Hart went to jail.
It was shown that they lyad pro-
cured the arrest of a negro girl upon
claims for professional services ren-
dered and had sold her Into a condi.
tion of practical servitude. .The judge
told the defendants that it was bad
enough when white men act toward
negroes as the defendants were shown
to have acted toward the girl. but that
it ;., worse when negroes are guilty
of such injustice toward members of
their race. He said he was afraid
that had the two doctors remained in
Africa they would have been in tde
slave business, stealing blacks from
one village and selling them e!se.
where as slaves.
COLORED SOLDIER PROMOTED.
President Names Negro Lieutenaet for
Staff of Philippie Scouts.
A Washington dispatch says: Thre
president has appointed Sergeant Geo.
8. Thompson of the twenty-fifth in-
fantry, t. be second lieutenant in the
Philippine scouts, thus adiling one
more negro to the commissioned force
of the army.
Lieutenant Thgpe ws appon t-
4M on 'hs merit, h&arlg received high
commendatito for hertim and efi-
clency during the leai'reeton In the
&Philippines. He is one of the crack
*hets la the amr,, and -ta re eived
*everet edals fr rifle a*4d piol
H& a,, mw sttoned with his rest-
1t L L o s JA1bR1 1 HA1ES.
.1mtr e 5-e w rces ise s to
sles a ve r a soes seume ew
"A daring at, 4l4
lor ve lbMU Pte ft AR.udn
.* 46spcwegi twk. V p1-
Sp Wr W ja a the me. wki
^f .w'y .rinB' ru ass i1
d"'-l .^iU^ **
eim, U tlE b'Ate.A. &
ofGaaet oa e ., ed ,11w w a. .
4e Jd~-ok uv awpefb lR, and
for the Atl"a circuit, t A St Pt5IU' dispatch says:
Just, L .Aar upon th e ma** eoourt 11I o er wk'.ro&8 6thee
eh 1 ip6to 9 4a 1*Rei a week rqadg
66Oernor Terrell followed the ap. the haOge In emperor Nicholas' at.
jpointment of Judge LWumpkll by ap- Utlude M eftSbg the advisability of
pointing Judge John T. Pendletos, a hftf it lgt*lo proposal to Japltah Ia
well known Atlanta lawyer, formerly fully falBrined and In very high quair-
city recorder and assistant city at- .t Dn p00 Within six woeks i Is.
torney, as judge of the Atlanta cir. guarded as oertalf. The poltivenvass
'cult. with which hlbis ia armed would In-
The appolntwtnts both of Judge dicate that the governmuat is already
'Lumpkin and Judge Pendleton came In po0e01ion of Information, as the
to them as complete surprises, the Japanese terms would lndJoate a La.
governor having consulted neither of &si which Rusalan can agree to.-
them prior to reaching a decision. The exact situation t shrouded In
But Judge Lumpkin and Judge Pen- mystery. The secret of what has been
dieton will accept the appointments done and what is being done sla seal-
tendered them, and will assume their ously guarded. The Associated Press
new duties of the respective ofces hears, however, from & source close
on April 10, when Judge Lamar leaves to the throne that pour parleurs are
the supreme court bench. actually In progress In Paris, but poe.
Justce Joseph R. Lamar has hI sibly only of a preliminary charac-
under consideration for some days the ter, and that Copenhagen may .be the
question of tendering his resignation. scene of the first exchanges between
His reasons for leaving the supreme representatives of the two powers.
court bench, where the most cordia! In this connection importance Is be-
and delightful relations existed b6- .lag attached to the visit of M. D'Is-
tween himself and the other justices, wolsky, Iuselan minister at Copenha-
are purely personal, and be so stated gen, and Baron Rosen, former Rus-
in his letter to Governor Terrell. 1 elian minister to Japan, to Bombard,
Is known, however, that he was prin- the French ambassador to Russia, on
cipally prompted by family consider- Tuesday. The parties to this confer.
nations, particularly by the health of ence refuse to admit that significance
near members of his family. And sla attached to it. In the meantime,
too, there has for sometime been a the foreign offle is silent.
desire on his part to resume those Inquiry, says a Paris special, tends
home ties which were broken when to confirm strongly the statement al-
be was called away fruo. his home ready made that approaches toward
In Augusta to accept a position on peace have begun at a private confer-
the supreme bench, ence In a northern European capital.
Justice Lamar was appointed by In view of the statement from St.
Governor Terrell to the supreme bench Petersburg that pour parlours were
upon the resignation of Justice Wl!- going on In Paris,the Assoclated Press
liam A. Little of Columbus, January Saturday night called at the Ruaasslan
1, 1903. IHe served two years under embassyy and the Japanese legation.
this appointment and last October was Ambassador Nelidoff stated speciflcal-
elected by vote of the people, with. ly that he knew nothing about such
out opposition to succeed himself for negotiations being in progress, an4
a term of six years. Minister Mkoatono, while declining to
i discuss the general question of peace
BAIL IS OD f40 fIlOISTS. authorized the statement that no pout
parleurs were occurring In Paris. At
Judge Hargise and Others Turned Down in the foreign cfflce It was also stated
Court at texinqton. that officials there were not aware of
A dispatr'h from Lexington, Ky. steps toward peace.
says: Judge James Hargis; his nepti- The foregoing statements by Count
'w. Elbert Hargit, and Sheriff Eil Nellivff and Dr. MbNonoio. while li- I
('alahan of Dr-athitt county are held eating Lhat negotiations are not pro.
with;;ut hall on charges of complicity ceedling In Paris, do not alter the
in the fd ud murder of James Cockrill, main stA'terhnt that race prelllni.
in Jackson. Ky.. three years ago, while rles are actually progressing else-
Senator Alex Hargls. arrested in the where.
same connection, was released on $15,. The pfrsonage acting for Russia in
(uo bail. the preliminary stage of the negotIa.
The decision was announced Mon- tons is described as "a leading gene
dayv hb Judze Parker of the Fayetle ral."
county court, who heard testimony last
week on the question of bail, and the
trial of the case will be held at the
present term of court. Cockrill was
shot and killed from the courthouse
window at Jackson and Curtis Jett,
who hald been convicted and sentenced
to death for connection with the crime,
was on Saturday granted a new trial,
while Tom White is under life sen-
tence for complicity In the crime.
DOG'S RIGHTS SUJSIAMtD.
Jury Finad Ibet Carsine Cae Legally Site
IMtruiesM lIte iKe Kesel.
A novel application of the time-
honored principle that a man's home
is his castle, his been made by a
jury in the circuit court at Bdwards-
ville, lInd. James Tobln had sued
John Winkelmeyer for $5.000 damages
because WInkelmeyer's dog had bad-
ly bitten Tobln. It was shown that
Tobin was endeavorinlgJ crawl Into
the dog's kennel to take a nap, The
defense contended that their dog had a
perfect right to defend its own promi-
iss against as Intruder, and thl Jury
Sneire LeeC wee g aege"s ****** dse o
Jevry Me a v et C i.ft
At FHyrttevllie, Oa., TOeedar, W*e-
hmen.D. .Re o" waS found ty of
mwarer aad recofmS u4e to oI*
ey of t, court,. wcda n s= 1e IM-
pritsomeat. Aa ap Wl for a' new
trtal wee eatere by his attorneys.
Coe Wal'UMl wtas earge with
euI aBs f*e4me10w, &' -
iH e invmdr r k he l tr 'I-
The personage acting for Japan is
not disclosed, but he is believed to
be one who has heretofore taken no
prominent part In Japanese affairs.
It is stated In French diplomatic
quarters that among the conditions of
peace which Japan might ask would
be that Russia give a pledge to build
no more warships for a term of years.
A diplomatic official said that such
a condition would be the most effect
'Ive means of assuring Japan against
Russia's carrying out her cherished
project of naval rearmament for the
renewal o0 hostilities under better con.
ditlons than those at present exist.
It la well known that Russia con-
temp!sites a huge plan of naval reha
This appears to have stimulated Ja-
pa'so diplomats to consider means of
avoiding a peace that would be equiv.
slalent to no morv thns a truce during
which Russia would have time to
forge as effective weapon, and, there-
Sore, the intimatlo ls now given that
limitation of Ruasan naval armament
may figure as a measn of ensuring a
p__nged peace la the Orient
MAILS CSUMIMlA SCKMNST.
Foe ere Co ifts atUmS ees t lSMa
The Nebraska UW aeumto bas
passed the iChlMUM 4el4moe Ml. 0
ready passed by I bouse, which re-
quire an bealeeG W twe tour-rea
etase nla medlstoe as', the es.
smlintlcn. qulieW use lar phyil
AM& When Ahe meagr ss, d the
bil, all Chbris"tM-0 loft$ ab
ei wMl be 111*fe
a tSob healle. here Amps
eses. .. -..-.. ..... ..
*e*, s Wh** b ss tra outtte
Wa OW084d WA WanI. C0O9 (B ablo
oott WM SS wetere iih I tWaeo.
orm da tJd 1mu nuh d zewag tlwhen
aew lt 'ar &na0 1,
.at r4 dea aaa4d thext te at
,readrn *abcold thin o ewtheat
wea l the mas a wy triac out thoer
theure.todh etodeae w oy fl teoa
seedUti wa tr#alt wroA charges
aqiLt a s4 104e9. Cody's conduct
Yont Me mlit. Whea th" We done
the dmt found entirely la Ivor of
the Setddaet, Mr' Louale Cody.
a ld soBott deltimei o atlio of
eoalMerble lath, revlowtaing the el.
eietolM i sad evidOene, sad favIS hit
"Th law of the stateo dew fot make
lnemftUbillty a groun Str divorce,
bt It does raad that bxtne cruelty
rem4afs the condition t either par.
ty to the arriage contract Iatolerable
is s*f*eat grounds to i low the
gretlng of a divorce," said Judge
Tofr flrt cause of acotlonn la this
case l the charge of polsoulang on De-
cember 1900, or some wte ipror
thento, wThe evdence wholly falls to
support ts tosue, but shows the de-
fedaaat a tryf to rescue the plain.
titf from estate of Intoxioation, and
admnlalitt a not poison, but remedies
whalt she deemed benktiaL tIe Isn-
ability to speak on this occasion di4
not eo* from theo remedies, but
came rom tO eaOsuivel ue of Intox.
IcatIng liquors at the banquet board.
aad was a humlllating to defendant
as to the plaintiff.
'Theo ikappLtnes caused by the ao-
ton a of the plalntiff is ehon tby the
letter of their daughter. Arta Thorpe,
whae beautiful Character shone out
from I er unhappy home. and the
words of her letterletter, written just be-
fore her dath: Obh, papa why did he
do It? My heaet is just broken over
i. Oh, why did he do Itp?r"
Judge Scott also found that the
charge of unbecoming actions on the
part of the defendant toward the colo.
neal'a uest was not proven; that there
was no evidence that she had even
threatened her husband's life. and that
when attending the funeral of her
daughter Ar at Rochester, N. Y.. In
February, 1904. she offered a perma.
nent reconciliation and co answer
ever came to this.
"She was an over-indulgent mother
and wife who always took pride In
his success and always looked for.
ward to his home-coming and made
great preparations to receive him,"
said Judge Scott.
"In return for this wifely devotion
the plaintiff ntas been cruel to her
and heaped Indignities upon her. Even
it it were true that 'the defendant had
at times been Impatient with him ant
such Impatience has been cousldered
as indignities. It Is also true that
she had much to contendT with.
"Ther, are some allegations in the
answer that are not sustained by th1w
evldenco. From the evidence It dori
not appear that the plain',ff wag s,
addicted to gamblingsll r a Impair bh'
huslncs ablllties or trustworthln. ss.
He dad not use Intoxicating liquors in
Auch quantities as to interfere with
the transaction of his business."
A eIcbIL1 Iir MtllS LOA(
ls fegare of New Selireetod ih Wi.i
Perlee tide iee ipee t leet.
W. J. Oliver, a Knoxville. Tenn..
railroad contractor, has been awarl-
'd the contract to build the New' Or.
leans Oreat Northern road, running
north from New Orleans along the
iCsslssiPpi river a distance of 150
miles. lHe Is to begil work at one
at Slidell, and the road Is to be crm.
pleted within one year.
A trestle ten miles long will be one
of thafeoturas of the road. It wl;l
croue La- Ponchatraln.
a VALS lnTWay WI TK WSAIL
msrvmwo UJ5 1wp1&M Pin ead
inn = omma ndavlo dIWe"Seafy
tho em of AtAxthe
L-- Lwm. Aoamamt h A
mesW V VIFWIWNR
1 ." *-* I** C-
A Wahtitohatte sdm e6alu Pra..
admnalstratiob's b4age pire.
eat ladicaitona, the UUltef SSato eaa
do nothing further or n Bowen
e that the Ve-iM i '*sidean
h11 Smlly decUnet to Abhlt to ar-
btialton the Olaima q t asphalt
trust, holding that, the eae. put tako
Its course In the Venea als courts
Castro seems to be Ia a psltlon to sit
back and say: "What are you golng
to do about it?"
It sl known that MAtister Bowea
commented pretty severely upon the
acton of the Veauelsea president,
and It is undereteod the' alaister go
to the extent of prosounelag the reply
Insulting. The case nl a.ll ts bear.
tags was discussed at *e eabliet
meeting. The tsndeacy Was to almn
Iiise the Importance of the Yenesue.
laa reply, members of the, eblant
saying that it has no mors. efeost
than to leave the situatles where M 1
was a year ago, and there is a d"&po.
sition to believe that Mr. Dowes may "
be needlessly excited.
In endeseortng to force Ce tro to
arbitration there is distaMt eversUal
of the policy of the govereaset, whiM
has always been that elatms of the
character of this one of the asphalt
trust must be settled ta the eti
of the country rantlS asnaseica
and Castro oceuples, in eoaaequeoae
a strong poaitlos.
Oastre bew eaccutVl a aehiw fa
movement by eaterting po an agp*e.
meat with the agelish amd Qerna'
bolders of Venesuelaa boads ader
the terms of which sixty pOr cent. at
the poat receipts of all ports, av
La Ouara, and Puerto Cabello, are to
go to the liquidation of Veasesueaa ea.
terior debt. The receIpts of b two
receptions are now being appieM to
the settlement of otLer olaU ae cord.
lag to the protocols entered lateo
in Washington about a year ago. ThisG
last agreement eliminates the p6hlp.
ability of Muropeap Interferenee mad
apparently leaves the United states
high and dry. There sl nothing a
naval demonstration off Venesuetan
ports could accomplish, and the only
effect of such a move would be to
make this country ridiculous. So
far as can he ascertained, there is
absolutely no warrant for any such
It nl the Inldicated intention of the*
president and Secretary Taft, who, ta.
the absence of Secretary Hay, sl be-
Ing relied on for advice in matters
pertaining to foreign affairs, simply'
to await further developments nl Ven.
ezuela. It is not believed that the
situation now is of such a character as
to warrant alarm. Indeed, the proe
Ident Is proceeding with the arrange-
ments for his southwestern rtip with
out reference to the Venesuelan im-
It is regarded as possible that fur-
ther development In the Veneuuelan,
situation may be forthcoming in a few
days, but it is not believed nl Wash.
ington they will add to its serious.
Hw Castro Views Matter.
The World prints the following dli-
patch from President Castro: "I have
received your telegrams. There is nla
reality between Venesuetla ad Wao-
lagton no question of suffelcent iaport
anee to occupy public attention and
worthy of attention by serious pew.
a. Your minister holds hlmaet
cof from the good umaderstandig
that exists. but Veaesuela will 4e.
tend with ardor the common Inter
eets and bonor of both contriea.
1IXANS AME ESIIUUMUSIC.
Taet eM Preemens Jebre. Areme1
Siace the trip of Pl1selde
Jordan of the .Soutabnr OMtaei
elation through the ett o d
the state Io eo hbusilotIwo t a
of the awssociatleg tA
befn dose toaiij
Ia pealulvely emmisea
I 1 --- .. e
Va Irederanl ed* Neeld.
O HOU0H New Jersey leads
all the States of tbe Unlor
in the matter of improved
roads, much Interest isa be
lug taken in every section
of the tate nla the movement for Fed.
eral co-operation In good road work
throughout the country. Automobile
Jlts, road bore drivers and farmers
from New Jersey, New York, Pennsyl.
vania, Delaware and other States i
other sections, Including the National
Good RIoad Association, are In favor
of the measure.
Lost year New Jersey expended
from its tate fuitds about $200,000 for
road Improvements, which was only
one-third of the amount expended for
the same purpose, as about $S00.,00 of
the total expense incurred was borne
by the counties in which the roads
were built. The State now has aboni
2XX) miles of modern rounds, which is
more than any other State, though
S New Jersey is only forty-second in
point of area. Besides, petitions for
over IWX) miles more of new roads are
awaiting the approval of Ithe Rond
Commlssioner. A large portion of
them will be built during the year
which has Jusit begun.
Advocates of good roads of modern
construction, whether built by locnl,
State or national fuiads, point with
pride to the fact that wherever that
course has beepi followed It has been
followed by Increased trade nnd a dc -
mand for property and increanNd vain.-
ations for tax prices and hljgher spur-
chase asid selling figures. It i do.e-
elared that because of the expPriencee
gained through road building with
State aid. the Brownlow hill will re-
celve as strong support from New Jer-
soy. Pennsylvania., New York and the
New England States as from aniy sa..-
tion of the country on the ground thlnt
; the proposed enlargement und exten-
alon of the scheme of Htate nid which
S It will make possible will be of inca:cu-
lable benefit to the entire country. A
strong argument which will be used inI
Its favor Is that It will do much to ex-
tend the free mail delivery system for
which many parts of the country are
At a good roads convention held In
Spokane, Wash., the prevailing senti-
ment was strongly in favor of national
aid In building roads, with the expen-
diture of the funds provided under the
Intelligent direction of trained road
builders and skilled engineers. The
v ast amount of money expended every
year throughout the country In repair.
Iag bad roads was dwelt upon by a
number of speakers, and it was de.
cleared that If the sum so used was enp-
Italised It would show that the people
of the United states are paying the, in-
torest each year, through losses due to
had roads, on a stlin equal to two nilt
a half times what the n tilonil debt
was at the <.lome of the Civil \Iar.
At a lumilnr good rounds (' sive'ntlon in
Portlandl, Ore., the Blrownlinv Mill wis
also fnverably dci sea ed,. i hiothl comi.
ventions they're was n anini ii nlu vote
hat it shItlitl he vigorously wirke'd for.
It was also de(la'ired in tIIei l-inventions
S that aniy aspirant for Stlate' or i.thlntlli
leglslatilve honors who enMl h1i no1t 1 w*.
the reaft o4Ml of t4ntr nil n id tlointio nl
co-operatilonl i ronid blillih||(g wu14hli be
good innit to elect to s tny it lihuiin'.
What 3n4d lo0etl1 Mean.
Beyond the qile'ftionn of a doulit the
people of our rountry are' hai Ifliintg to
fully realize aid iilppreclint thln fli't
that bad roads ieaiHn empty tieelchei'
11 the schoolhoinlml, i light littendlletnc
at church, alslate in kee'piing frihnlds
apart, robs the isiinl hour of nainny n
pleasant evening. depleted the town
treasary and tbshe individual purse. and
always rae1se taxes, while gomlt roands
mann a full and punctual attendmince
a t school and a happy and prosperolius
S hurebh, with pastor nlid pl'(ol<> in close
r eolatlotenaship In the church nutd In the
heme; aa Inspiration to neatileis, with
sre lawn and leas lowing sini ;Penr
(e lhioaeW, and the fanner's tools re-
,rOed from U(od's cowshed to ni proper
1 Vrrlumg; the blrub hook Is tinade to
ing a marry lay on the ma rglis of the
road, the well are made happy and the
I are m ado well. In fact, all tnture
grata a new face. w'itl good roadle
-e artUian In very line of home build-
Ig aSuds employment; every towat'
g. lad liat will be appreciated when the
SItt IMas established Its Improved
vhway4 and the tax bill will be
l by lsened. Thaus the Indlvildunl
a b t ad. with the benefit that
SU g i t O ldividual will come the
S~gat- oa the town, the county, the
State sa theN atia.
Mhe State rades NdM as based on
&0V pla Stht the *ent ecesmry and
am t etly aw MBa &wtld pass
aag tim Ilwl towa wLJeh were
u saM peMr ad t be to con-.
sea a task. TwI tN tolve
bemeft tM d toet to I
HMIe- 0#4. 'TamE th
arl~aifl~lraS i tyle
sMfw nseas ^,
/tIff 1 tt1-t| U4 fe N l -
Many of the towas ore still too poer
nad too highly tazed to be *bi even to
repair the roads now thUt some of
them have bees constructed. The out-
come in this part of the country will
probably be compromijed between
State. county and town control. Even
if some of the towns cannot pay luech
of the expense the work should ko ona
because of the benefit of easy grades
and good road surfaces to the general
welfare of the entire State.-Massa-
dCeaper Then Ois11
A writer In an Engullli automobile
paper claims that roads could tb kept
permanently damp by the application
of strong solutions of caHkIum chloride
or magnesium chloride, anil that this
would be cheaper than oils ind with.
out their objectionable odors.
CsGfb@ t 1 .0 NA M In NI'llsttef *sd
Killed by a o- lviuan.
f Tuesday night Police< Bergeant Itey-
nolds was luformel by a Manlay pole
Constable on duty at (oodwood. the
residence in Pcott's roend of Hir Lionel
a Cox, the Chief Justice, that n tiger
was in his Lordship'i compound. Nier-
geaint Reynolds donlatcl the stnttemin)'it.
r says the Ringnapore Ilrlits Hmuget. lnt
the Malay constable protested tliat lie
was correct. sergeant RIv"1,olhls there-
f upon armed himself with oineof lhe
r polled rifles nnd gave another rifie to
The police sergeant proceeded to the
kelrn's lhoaise ntd wna tollt that lie
ftifer was underneath it. Thil little
t dwPlling I raised nltout two fe.et shove
the groiind iandii thep sp.-pi. bIloi thli
floorinJg Is simed ul n clikken riooNt. Two
Sides were cenv"vr'l witli ba.o rir ini
two were olpen. Il miilnt the, Iwi o n,,
Sides is aiiitlta'r of .Malnys nid (i few
Clilln'ea "bloys" lined witli''red. Tlih'y
hold Inmps sudl slhoiuted exc'itei lly.
One of (Ihe1 Mitl,'iy iit tU n i1 1np .lisft
Inside the ofle ni ii iel? M r'i'g~'Siiit Ityv-
ntoldsl pit his haind tilndi shoiuldiu i iider
the finoringff. Tie : ,n!niv constl:blel w
Jlstla hhindal hilm with thi second rlle.
IHM eyes lighted on n lis'ip of dead
fowls in p corner niniit twelve fe-et
nway, which he at first inisto ok for the
tiger. lie levelled hil ri'llfe iinl winted.
Alrnost Immediately n tinier lifted its
head above the dead fowl' and looked
at him, its eyes shlinn lbrighitly itn
the darkness. It commenced itlinrllig
and growling at the intruder. ltry-
nolds took steady aiw between the
eyes and fired.
The Malays stood back ns I cyino',Is
fired, for they expected the tiger' to
dashl out. Imnielintcely the thliot won
fired, the brute'i lihed d;anpoenret'd neiI
the Malay consaible handed ItPyninM;d
the second rifle, which wns lordel'l.
Reynolds cocked It and waited u uletly
for another glimpse of the fimlninl.
After an Interval of somtIe tei niln-
ute., the Malnys cut nwny the' lotirdes
near the nninnl with piiruiiig They
pulled out first fourteen d'tid folin.
anI 1 lantly ha ruled out thle tig.r. which
wns quite deien. On (xiu liiiitio i it
wsIr found that the lieavy 4 4-liehr Itilet
haln p',ne, treated ti. ih, nltiinl's ftrelia':d
Just n)hove tlihe left e'ye, gnei, tiroiuzit
the Ibritii nit l suir t opi)(n ilie tin'ck oni
Tlife iiilinnl, which provei to IhI n
Hannil l HIflr'e N. inenttnrl'ril ova'r Hix fl,,t
from l tip ti itp. naud lue oiia dl to :1 u11:1ll
pre'h af ll/'or. oil inolily knIiowiln ~
the "'iiottlfed titr ." ll ?IyV lhat it i%'
very' fierr'P nsult tlillnkqs tiht i1lii0 nspel-
neln wls nleouit twelv' yieariN olul. T'l'hi
nnlinlil. which li tlod very owv. ,wtI ill
fitie onditioni. Its mkii w .s It ee itl-
fully mixed witllh a mixtll'ure of strip'l)e
The L.ow Against I'roflauilly.
A litontit elergyiiman wiho pirenc'ia!l
na mtoiioni iitnslt prtanmioty iti: "Tihe
ilaw t natlinst i 'rofnillty xu lim i1i ei-
forled, niau thl line of i1i(x for 'twetr-
Ing In llb)lic should he il'crenmed to
$11xML." It in to I)t fenrdil that n itso
anyliii the Bostion minister fell Into ilta
i'r'ofr of the anint' linature as that of tile
con'tstiiit swearer-vis.. e'irele'ssne'ss of
asnia'ii. The law providing i piennltty
for people who use blas|phe'imous ln-11-
guinag' In public is l'ver enilfort'l. It
Is n de'dti hI'ttr. If the tfite ivere 20.
Instead of $I(M) it mnighit he enaler to
mnake It eff'wtive. To make the pl'n-
aity $1hm0 would be to render the law
utterly ridiculous. whereas now It Il
simply a dead letter. Did this clergy-
mniai ever make any personal effort to
aeld Inl tha enlargement of the existing
Inw, we wonder?-Hartford Times.
NVw ashlo In tMDIvoeo.
Ordinary divorce Is not sufficiently
aensatlonnal to be the fashionable
voeiice. For a while divorced couples
followed the fashion of Immediate re-
turn Into new matrimonial partner-
ships, but the latest divorce fad Isa for
the man and woman to "marry over
ngaln." This is a novelty which will
doubtless find Imitators among the
newly rich. In the last ease of this
kind the woman made proper terms
with her husband In requiring him to
pay $8,000 to the man who Inla at
side parltaee would be called her "geeo
titemas feVLd." This man and his
wife wre divorced, aad be prefer d
maur'a amther petloalj ymarrIed
waema mthr hama te Oe wie a.
ready o*ie ate NU0 e.- X Al
We"% -. -
DIVISION OF LABOR.
BN promised to leak out for her
Prom dawn to darkness dim
When they ware weda but did not say
SlWd buy be free dark to day
A-.:ookj' ot tor kihim!
--Nrw Oriens Times-Democrat.
"Is that plant hardy?"
"Oh, yes. I've had It in my Hlar:ew
fiat all wlnter."-Life.
"D'Auber sprung that old gag on me
to-day about being wedded to his art."
"Well If he is, the whipplng-post for
"Do the Russians know much about
"Of course they do. Look at whna
they must have learned In the past
Buntler-"Don't you lielleve
world owes you a living?"
Hustler-"Yes, but thet trouble
won't pay up, and I have to work to
collect the money."-Detroit Fref
"I nmn one of teln chlilldren
The companpy looked surpri seil.
From thfie way the ntin had been talk-
Ilg they thought It pitoblel hie wis
more tlian one.-Tine 'Truimpeter, In
"''You know." sidlt .Mim lKr~e -rch, after
her solo, "I intend to go ibroa.d to lin
lth mly iuat1ic(al edtuali'i e."
"WWhy not hihli li It right nlow," sug
gested Min Caediley. "intl Pa.ve the li x-
"Why are you pouting,. Ethel?"
"Jack said I was benutilful. I toll
hi hlie must be short-siglited."
"What did he any ?"
"Why, the horrid thing mnid perhaps
he was."-fLondon Tit-Bitus.
WHAT THEY SEEK HERE.
"What is the chief product of th,
U'nlted tMates?" asked the teacher Iv
a Eu'ropealtn school.
Ani without hlsiltatlon the bright
".loney."- u'liJIIngton Star.
STILL T. l 'I'IMP .
"O( f (tcoil e'" N till thep tourist. "tIli'
W'iillt of tis country liloutt hlieu Is ill
ro ftir'm I'im inmm rntima It I\." r'epllee ,
tie' poor f runner. "I nii't (lri',;:u gal io e' i
out 'if t.," 'lilsii lt'le )lilt i 'ir's .
l.IMIJiN I NI; Till: -TE1'iI"TATIO'iN.
K uil I' lrnll ier oslh'! Thl;it Iuf I.I
Sritll thiii HoIi w on alIrtl kin I i I 'e|,
l phule' ltr It '""
W~lN ('i t' .l a I "\V' ell, you cnn uiake
a arfeld stltirt Iby talking down thIat
'lilsiai'r' ig1tuiI." P'ittNilutrg PI'ost.
IEQt ('IlE .1ANA ;E.11MENT.
The' I'nraon "HlaVe yout ever given
tlly tIile' to 55tldyilng the social lprolt
The'i TLayii nn "No. hut my wife lhn
She occesionailly gives a dinner partly
I1n our littki flut."- Brooklyn Life.
"The Russians c'ialn they lost that
last battle because the weather mitan
ninde It too cold for them. Do you
"Not much! It wnas Ibent't the Japs
made It too hot for them."- Detroit
WISDOM. O" LITTLE FRITZ.
"It's 7 o'clock, Frits! We must run
"No: If I go ho me now, I shall, be
whipped for being so late. I'm going
to stay til 0, and then I'll get bonbons
and kisses because I'm not drowned.'
TRUE TO HER SEX.
Fred-'"low did she come to accept
on the second time you proposed?"
Joe-"Why. you see, ber refusal the
first time I proposed made me feel
awfully cheap, and, woman-like, she
couldn't resist the opportunity to se
eare a bargain."-Chicago News.
IHR LAST CHAPTR.L
sbe shook her head. "No," she said.
madly. but firmly. "I ceanot trust
With a groan of deepair he sprang
to hls feet.
"Good-by forever' he muttered.
"Tn bet I- can And laadlady that
MI I dok't have to beard eM, yo
kaet."-Clt~tand Ltedw. -
greatest rws i, f 0 to SSuM,
average prieof at i advasm
s per ett,; meltiw If t per etL;
daJry sad eafi ps iegt, 10.1 per
cent., and eoethg S.J, All thee wer
products of the fare matd stoelUum,
who profited more than say other class
of the community by these advises.
The miner beseoted 42.1 per Lt by
that advaner Is the avwera pri e of
metals. The only decrease la the aver-
age prices of commodities in that pe-
riod was in railway freight rates which
decreased front .7011 per ton-mile la
1897 to .708 In 3006. a loa of 4.4 per
cent. The report of the interstate
Commerce Commlasion shows that the
average lacresse In the pay of railroad
employee la that period was a triUo
above 8.5 per cent.
THT WAY THIT M- IT.
Bdas-What did Dr. Dix mesa
when he spoke of that "vast waste of
Maud-Bachelors, of course, dear.
A GOOD GUE88.
"Now," said the cooking school
teacher, "can any young lady tell me
what the pie-plant is?"
"I suppose that's Just another name
for pumpkin," said the bright girl.-
1 ITRnermanently ired. Wol'torvwrvous-
nesaftter first daye's .e of Dr. Kllne'i Great
Wqerverestorer, 2t rIl bottle fndt treatise free
Dr. R. RH. KLI. Ltd.,96l Arch at.. Phila., Pa.
Compra'snry clean:ness prevails in the
achoo!s of Copenhagen.
A Osamnte4 C"v'* rnr Plise.
fte'lin. Blinrl. BoIdine o- Protrmdinq
rille.. Druartists will rerfnd nroney I Pao I
Ointment falls to ours In 6 to 14 days. sWe.
Frog farming has assumed large proper.
tions in Canada.
Use Allen's ront-V Cse.
It ts the only cure for Swollen, Rmartin,
T'Ird, .Aching, Hot, Sweatinur Feet,Corns and
bIunions. Ask for Allen's Foot-Ease,apowder
to bhe shaken into the shoes. Cures while you
walk. At all Drugaists and Shoe Stores, 2e.
Don't accept any substitute. Sample sent
Fass. Address,Allnn S. Olmted. LeBoy, N.Y.
It costs only three francs to cremate a
human being in France,
14. ". GaO q's aiows, of Atlanta, Go.. re
the onlysutocesftil liropsy Hpeolallsts In the
world. Hee their liberal offer In ndvertise-
isent in another column of this awMer.
The average number of births in London
a month is 11,00)0.
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup for children
teething, soften the Ku ms, reduces Iflammia-
tioa,allays pain,cures wind colUc,14e.abottle.
At a cost of twenty-five cents Japaneee
doctors can dress the wounds of 500 men.
FACE LIKE RAW BEEF
1a3rniag Up With a Terrible Itching Kc-
se-ma-Sppedily Cared by Cuitleuar.
"Cuticura cured me of a terrib!c eczema
from which I had suffered agony and pain
for eight years, being unable to obtain any
he!p from the best doctors. My scalp was
covered with scabs and myv face was like a
piece of raw beef, my eyebrows and lashes
were falling out, and I felt as if burning
up from the terrilhe itching and pain. u-.
ticura gave me relief the very first day,
and made a compete cure in a short time.
My head and face nre now c:ear and well.
ISigned) .Mis MAry M. Fuy, 75 West Main
S,., Westboro, MasS."
Knew What Hn Was 'Tlklang About.
A reader nasks whore the characterl-
zntion of Washington a, "first in war,
flrat In peace and first In the hearts of
his countrymen" comes front. It ap-
pears In the orntion delivered by Major
iHjenry Lee at the re(eueat of Congress
In 1709.-Springfield Republican.
|Ioe h0 wawrl. UI100.
The readensof this paper will be pleasdto
learnthat there Is at least one dreaded dis-
s that solea3e ias been able to cure nla all
Itsiataae,, ad ttut Is Catarrn. Hall's Catarrb
|Cure is the only poiltive ours now known to
the medical fraternity. Catarrh beJin a oon.
stitutional disease, re uires a oonssitutional
treatment. Hall's UatarrhCurels taken later.
DnUy,aotiagdirrstly upoa the blood and mu-
coussurta~t of the system. thereby destroy'
ingthefounadstlonof t to disease, arid alvtin
the patient stroaqta by bauildnlag up the oem-
stitution ad asstilat nature in dolng Its
work. Theproprietor haveso much faith la
Itsouarativepowers ta: they offer One rfna.
dyedDollars foray ase thi it fails to oGela
end for st ofttlmodals. Address
IP. J. asxaw s Co., Toledo, 0.
Sold by Druggtisti, T0.
Take Hail's PalUy PUe for ooastipaIoa.
Cble's ls al Wields.
Chilna'a resources of coal and Iron
are among the largest and most favor-
ably situated In the world. The extent
of the great coal fields has been put at
400,000 square mile--more than sev-
enty times the aggregate extent of all
the coal fields of Britain.
The New Clreuses.
It Is given out that thebr are to be
no more etreas street parades, that
the band chariots mad gilded caasa
are to be left at home. and that the
moMey sad ecorts of the elseas mea
are to be e-eeeatraNte oan the Aow
that will be give aside the tent.
I*t uas e bow that will wse -
A GOOD PLACEL
"I e 6t a hair eat tma"y.
"Wbal "t Mold weathM Ui thIne
"Wel. I wmM'It tUl ar y^b."
ON% ra 1111ta1 I. ... -.11 iuW
**edm U* p. -^ -^^^^f^ PMWw^H
I COO-L II". I
try, after about 0lMUt MtW t
tipatimo ia ChMage an& elueMwbms
showss that theroas bes as n Mu .
amount of ezxagmtatlie la tW
m62t4 that have aPwamd f I
time past ia nlen to the beet b-
ness. This larJ laattws was sat
ftot by a rMeotiiMet the owIs
Reprenatatlrveadopted Uarebh 1.
and the asceertained faets after a
rigld examinatloa of theu msethod
ogearal conduct of the busloeaW
contained In a report cover ng bOS
pages. 'Its fSgurs and tlbles osela-
alvely show that the popular belef to
enormous profits made by the laure
seekers, such as Anmour & Co., Swift
& Co. and Xelama MorrIsa Cs., sad1
In the exclusive cntro of the bhel-
aess which many think they enjoy, i
really without foundation.
Tbh report made to Presildent e00o-
volt by Commialioner Gartled sI real-
ly the first o1cial statement of the a-
tual conditions of the beef buslonas
that has been made. and as all the coa-
elusions arrived at are based, as bhowa
by him, upon data oMflally obtalaned
there seems to be no reason why they
should not be regarded as reliable and
ta all respects trustworthy.
This report shows .why the price ot
both cattle and beef advanced to ttW
highest level ever known after the
abort corn crop of 1001. an States that
because of the decrease in number of
cattle and also in decreased weight,
"the high prices of beef which caused
so much complaint among conaumner
at this time were attributable wholly
to these abnormal cattle prices."
All the figures of the live weight and
live cost of nil dressed beef cattle were
obtained from actual killing records,
and all Information of every kind ob-
tained by the Commissioner was volun-
tarily and freely offered by the pack-
era, all books of record and papers
connected with the business having
been placed at his disposal.
To make certain that the results of
the Investigatlon should be absolutely
accurate, the Commissioner states that
a double method of ascertaining profits
was adopted, and, without going into
detail here, it is found that the conclu-
sion arrived at shows an average profit
of 9T cents per head. The Commie-
sloner says "the close parallelism in
the results of the two methods of as-
certalnf:ag the profits counfrms cam
pletely the correctness of the general
conclusions." It is clearly established
that "Western packers do not control
more than half of the byef supply of
the United States," the conclusion of
the Commissioner being that the busl-
naes done by them amounts to "about
45 per cent." of tho total slaughter of
The whole report Is extremely Inter-
eating and well worthy of careful pe-
rusal. As an offle:nl report It may be
regarded as worthy of confidence, and
It certainly leads the reader to the
conclusion arrived nt by the Commis-
sioner when he states that "the capl-
talization of none of these concerns sla
excessive as colnpl)ired with its actual
Investment." and that from thorough
and rigid examination of original en-
tries in books nnd papers to which he
had access there was alco "indirect evi-
dence that the profits of the packers
in their beef blsinhess are less than il
frequently supposedd" as shown by
comparison between the total profits
and the total amount of sales.
The Actor-Look here, old man, I
wish you'd lend me $5 In advance.
and take it out of my first week's
The Manager-But, my dear fellow,
Just auppISing, for the sake of argu-
ment. that I couldn't pay you your
firat week'. salary-where would I
THI WAY SHE PUT IT.
Edith-Papa won't reftus you.
He's generous to a fault.
Tom-Yes; but I'm no fault.-Do-
troit Free Prees.
Natures ireat eamdy
& a&maal sat wl a ress o nee el we.
we"". 1" Ow.e fwoa.
hiy. Ua 51i111 i
aumua^ ^MPIImT W *f r.~
Tb.h e *f .
Ay frautie dog e or
And hd w." to uap. for
Rey oo aps p, Y m thrill.
The ,wvfti within -s e&Unors "Kill!"
.The u'and I b ny sof dsath
Whe waofth of the living
' Kill'" and I sear the sensitive sight.
And blast t former to lfe ad light.
"Kih!" iad I tear the quivering note
rom its prai of love n the enate
A moment ag and hardly trod
The earth, for I held the hand of God.
I held the hand, -.ad I clearly heard
The deepest s and the fullest word.
Where pu sd from the living heart of Him
Butill!" anow the dght of my sensul is dim,
Blurred by the blot of a clotted stain.
Then I ws Adam; now I am Cain.
-Edmund Vanoe Cooke, in the Critic.
O m rHINK," remarked Cal-
vert, very slowly, "that I
Should like to go to Tor-
Miriam agreed that Tor-
quay would be a very pleasant place
-" winter. She even declared that she
*,sould like to go there herself.
With Calvert It was necessary to
glo more than was received. He was
no conversationalist. Now he pondered
ovew)Jtrlam's admission, as though
this opened a new field for thought.
"It would be pleasant," he said.
presently, "to go there on one's wed.
"Yes," assented Miriam, "It would
be a very pleasant trip."
"Suppose, then," he said, getting
very red, "that we go there-together?
You want to go. I want to go. We
want to go. Very simple, Isn't It?"
Mirlnm sprang to her feet.
"Charlie Calvert!" she said, excited-
ly. "I could just shake you!" He
started back as though he feared she
would carry her threat into execution.
"Is that the way to ask a girl to
marry you? One would think you hnd
been brought up in an atmosphere of
persiially conducted tours."
".'1irinan." hie stammrnred. "I didn't
nmeaii to offend you, don't you know.
I really thought wev were going to be
tunrried some day."
"W never will until you lenrn low
to t:llk." she sptipped back. "Ni'
wa,,rmii with any self-respe'ot wou]li
ac ,,'pt a proposal like that."
Thi re was linfinte scorn In the
C('lvrt blinked. He bad known
Mirimii ever since they had gone to
schlril together. Even then they had
pla34l at keeping house and had ain-
oulinceir'd 'o their parents that they
we're olng to Iw married shortly. They
haid persisted long after the usual
coinrs of boy and girl love affairs.
Miriam knew that he was not much
-\ or a talker. Why should she expect
Itiu to discover new ability simply
b se ...se he wanted to suggest that It
via' time they were married?
I[. rose to his feet and regarded
"I think," he drawled, "I had better
he going. I don't seem to be any good
"Go." she said. evenly, "and don't
you come back until you learn to tell
a woman that you love her as though
you meant It."
She waited until she heard the door
close and then burst into tears.
8he was used to Calvert and bis
ways. but all their lives he had ac-
cepted placidly and unemotionally the
facet of her love. Woman-like, she
Iangered for the tender words that
are as manna to the heart.
Calvert apparently took her at her
word. The next morning there was a
banch of violets at her place at the
breakfast table with his card marked
P. P. C. la one earner. That was all.
Th was aome comment that Calvert
have town In the maldie of the
season, but no one suppose that there
Shad beo aWy trouble betwees MiIam
Sand hiB. and she was at least spared
theis aiUte of eortous quesims. -
or a to Gays she prtesd to he,-
seilf that ab di oet ea. b* listed
d sperafty Swith Jack usemthi, w6o
aude A Ie mdeWlty, bm bend
"s11011 11011 01111eAgts aion at w-
-pNM > bsb h KX bhs >* |
JM *' 1** *>
rtad the* ftait bsa A to ifc
her appeme The' edlared that a
canae of mae was what was wVM d.
TMi w me ther deMded th"a t D gF
was t nplame isr nwr. at Mtiow
what rete tM that localty wo
, At MWah the traM was dMrawO p
o def to prt taM LoedO w train
to pas". Th001 p1Mu0100s of the Toi.
bet Miriam *sttd ef Ow -train to
m It she a MM t4 ay mbjeets toe
hkr eam.es, ad trOAed down to
get a go"d Viw91dt lust as the be
late train eamr a 4eedia '1oa. She
thought It would be a good chance
to try the speed of her camera by
getting a snapshot of the now slow-
moving train, and, stepping on one
"sko of the track, held the little box in
But the anticipated snapshot was
never taken. There on the platform
of the corridor car was Calveet, as
much surprised as she at the recontre.
With quicker thought than she had
ever given him credit for he slipped
over the rail and, hanging for a sec-
ond, dropped to the track. He fell
sprawling, but was up in an Instant,
and was coming toward her with out-
"Miriamr' he exclaimed, joyfully,
"It's awfully good to meet you. You
see. I have learned my lesson, and
was chafing at the time it would take
me to reach home, and here you are
coming to meet me."
He folded her in his arms and kissed
her. She made no resistance.
"Well, you needn't have risked your
life Just to say you're glad to see me."
she cried, saucily, as soon as speech
"The train wasn't going; fast enough
to make It a dangerous accomplish-
ment, and I didn't want to lose you."
There was a new tenderness In his
eyes, a new deference In his attitude.
that proclaimed him the lover, not the
old companion who took everything
"I believe you, dear," she said, softly.
"but I shan't put you to the test. I'll
accept the old proposal and take a
bridal trip to Torquay."
He caught her In his arms again, and
I t POtW I.S AND H0(
They P eM Cheap 0oo03 an.
Sanestyv" Gleloed Sustenance t>
the ('NIM and ifngry.
The man with the hot potato can
and the mas with his red liot rusty
tea tray riddled with holes. on wh'eh
tp .ebestnuts are grilling over a |wr-
foratod Iroa box killed with glowing
coke, are a soures of much cheer on
the cold winter nights to the"wman In
the strmet." and we should be sorry to
see thbea time-hooored lustitutloua
abolished. In what club, restaurant.
hotel, or bowe can be found potatoes
so admirably cooked as those in thel
street potato can. or what chestnut
Is more appetislagly cooked than that
which is grilled al fresco on the hot
tea tray? It is not very difcult to
prove that the potato can man and the
chestnut man are distinct benefactors.
at least, to a certain section of the pub.
lie, for they provide cheap, good. and
excellently cooked food to the cold and
hungry which at the same time coin-
forts and warns, for both the hot po-
tato and the hot chiestant are very
often placed In the pockets for the sake
of their warmth. It In sn InIteresting
fact that the hot potato and the chest-
wnut have been picked out as practi.ali-
ly the only foods offered for sale in
this way. and on reflection we can tse
that. after all, this choice is based on
sound dietetics. According to a re-
cent aunalys;s of the raw chestnut we
find that its-compositlon Is as follows:
Per Cent. Per Cent.
Water........ 53.640 Starch... .. ..31790
Piroteid... .... 3.7111 Sugar and gum 6.100
Mineral matter O.071 Fibre.... .. .. 1.730
Fat..... ...... 2.100
The composition of the raw potato is:
Per Cent. Per Cent.
Water ... ....7.700 Starch.......19.10o
Protein.. .. .. I.2(I S giar nnd gum 1.400
Mineral matter 0.9tNI Fibre.. .. .... 0.0(C
Fat.. ..... ... 0.100
The chestnut cottnhins, therefore. less
water. more proteld. ore starch, more
fat, but less mineral matter thnn the
potato. The chestnut is. In fiet, more
nutritious than the potato, not hlecanse
it contains different ccutiltueints. hut
because weight for weight It contains
a greater proportion of them -Laucet.
Orignanlity is simply personanlty.
Time servers are eternity losers.
r o a moment they were oblivious or leaven Is the Interpreter of earth.
everything around them. Then he A live meeting needs little leadlint.f
looked up whimsically. It I never hard to hold the people
"I hope the walking's good. he said, .f you are really htoelphi the n.
reflectively. f you nr y phg ten.
She gave a cry. There in the dis- It a itgood deal enster to set a lie
tance the Torquay train was fast re- agoiIIg tliai It ie to keep track of it.
ceding. No one had noticed her leave Some incii will not believe that they
the train or had observed Calvert. nre saved from drowning until they
"Well." said Miriam, "let's walk."- 'eel dry.
Illustrated Bits. Wondroiu is the strength of clier-
fulness, altogether pnst calculation Its
Dfstt D er . M"I n., powers of eii(lurian(. Efforts, to be
At a recent meeting of mining eng ipermiauienitly useful, must Ie uniformuly
ieel's held in Leeds, H. Pickering, joyous-n spirit ill sunshlne. graceful
Brltish Mining Inspector, read a paper ,ron -very glatdncss, butlful, because
on "The Dust Danger." The import- 'right.-Thomai Catlyle.
anee of dust as a factor in colliery ex.
P.I.dsion.s wa1s, he saBN. now generally Thle hlnhlit or elf-ronnio'l may lhe an-
i't'ogilzed and understood. Provisions qi fltl'ed ltil ()ie ho,,ot. ie ^f
hlad lii( liitrodn]eeh-d in tole Coal Mine poised thint if, trouiil'. 11 i'umisrorltui'e,
lteguluioln at regulatlg thel ue of ('n rob) oile l of its hl pi'iless. e
explosives in dry nnd dusty places. tlhe day is dark, hI forgetl the, day
anml the "Exploslves In Conl MIne.," ald lives h i n rlghtler ioni. WhnI
order had been issued blyb the Hlome p the troubles roll uii, h. te ind stip
S'eretnry. In a few mineiis dlust waS awayv andi ('OtuitS s a its Ii'ir tre: s.
systenmiitim'illy la!d by watt-ring, but no ur5s.I
widespread effort had been made to There Is In tlie mnminory and the oin-
strike at the root.of tho dain(liir. Per- vir'nniment plenty of pleti sing aniticil l
uiltted explosives were only relatively With which the mind in:ay work. Wlieni
safe, for earch one of them was capable n disngreenble prop)ooIlilon has hb'eni
of inltiatin g an explosion under certain enrefully thought over. disiniss it at
conditions, and it could not be too once by thinking of wiinethilng e!e.
often repeated and emphasized that a Thle nllld will jump lh nk every f,"w
(lust explosion could Ile started in other nuilnites, but persist until you get tIhe
ways than by an explosive. Ignition victory.
of firedamp might result from a naked
light or from a damaged or defective Es of Lttlo bble.
safety nlamp, or from an spark from a CULIN.thnt w
pick or al eletric Ispark, and this frcrling Is a nice game that was first
pick or an electric spark, and this played in lcotland and nay l'a s.ay It
might be magnifled by dust into a played Invented by au nla saye C.
great explosion. Dust also increased Invoberts or sum name like that eniC.
?thedng o" udrron O Roberts or sum name like that. Whennu
tile danger of underground fires. obyu want to curl yu thro stones around
vlously the only radical way of remes- on the ee and yell Soop her Oop and
dying thedanager was to keel) the mine yu ware n cap with a tossel on fhe
free from coal dust by cutting off the cap and yu wear rubbers so yu hout
hcap and yu wear rubbers so yu wont
supply or by other means. Aa long as lipp.
lusty roads were allowed ih coaic mines y ppa curls sumtimcs nnd one time
the coal industry was under the dark I asked him how long it took to e,,rl
shadow of a coming great disaster, and Pa said 2 hours about and Ma said
The looming danger was recogulsed Thena why doant yu ever Sit homeI
by all, and he submitted that this till 4 In the morning and Pa shut up.
period of peace and Immunity was the went with Pa one time whenn he
time to take practical step to avoid thf hurled and thay was some nice ladles
danger. He believed d on watching them curl and Pa was talk-
would show that It was reasoably, i to the Indies and ddent do very
praticable to ree from dust immthat were. good curling. whenn I grow up I am
paratrelyfree from.dustb theater ....... n 4. and e twatc*a
dangerous, and that this freedom .ng.o a..... "
would conduce to safety and to bealth I me talDD to the ladies too.
and comfort as well-London Times. riddleDDlots of fn. They are
riddles Is lots of fun. They are que's.
Dolor, lions wieh yu ask and thean the people
"Ladies." said the chairwoman of ye ask them to guess the anser If they
the elub, "I must ask you to be g L ca en. I know S good riddles:
Mrs. Rumdum, who is to addee us L what poee round the house and
thie aftterans en 'Tb. rPooMlaes og deet go in the door? A porch
Moders Fashion.' bha Jut telea8ned Umber.
that her mediate has only this Momeot I when is a street car not a street
eltvered her new dress, and of tourm earT When It is a Owl.
she must wait long enough to don It thare is lets t other good rddles too
as she could not apear bee meah a and them there is ruddle's riddle but
raseeseatattve awtmml e Ia las ia whnM ea eamd them thi a always May
ms'W *own." What's the amwer and oby knows.
With a chorus at mmu d mMe When I think of sam otb ruidles I
thy am appd es the um will write another essay 4 thie-
hb settled Milwakee te.
dpb, 11- sw i e l,. s
00 .~h <.,aIng% aytlt.| 2W4
oMda State News.
MeeOVq eo Prs Assele",m.
The lwda Press Aaeochties met
In anaeal seslaa In lake City the
past week, ad Neoretary Aphpard's
promise to ry the body "the tiU at
their ve," was amply faullled, as
the oo aaoa. was m of the smot ean.
)j3yable ever epteftoed by the as-
soclatime. The htolwing ocers were
elected for the ohl4ag year:
Prlseaot eorge W. Wilsaon,
Vioe Presldet C. Bittinger,
scrotary J. W. White, fraternal
Delegates to National-3dltorial As.
sociation--I. J. M00C l, Baser of Lib
erty, Jasper; PhUlp emaas, Prese,Ftrt
Myers; G. Pabor, Pieapple, Avon
Park; Mnr. MKe 0. Child Champloa,
Arcadia; Joesph H. Hamebries, Jour-
nal, Bradeatown. Bach delegate was
allowed to select his own alternate.
Previous to th e election of others,
the committee on membership report.
ed favorably on a large number of
The report of the secretary showed
that be had collected $08 since the
last meeting, and had expended $48.80,
with $49."0 to turn over to the treas-
The treasurer reported that he had
on hand the sum ofat $1179.13.
Later the Anance committee report-
ed on both seals that they found
their accounts correct.
At the close of the business session
President Wilson announced the
standing committees for the year as
Executive-C. L. Bittlnger, Star,
Ocala; Tom F. MIfBeath, School Ex.
ponent, Ganlaeville; 0. C. Moore.
Times-Courier, Marianna; J. H. Hum-
phries, Journal, Bradentown; Bobo
Dean. News, Weet Palm Beach.
Legislative-Claude L'Bugle, Flor-
ida Sun, Jacksonville; Frank L.
Mayes, Journal Pensacola; W. F.
Stovell, Tribasne, Tapa.
Mq*borabhlp-T. T. Stockton, Times-
Union, Jacksoville; Frank A. Weal
pole, Record, Maatee; lMis Jffterson
Bell, Capital, Tallahassee.
Finanee-Philip yIaoa, Pres, Fort
Myers; D. 2. Thompson, Record, St.
Augustine; W. I. Carter, Metropolis.
Arbitration and Orieveames L. 0.
Painter, Agriculturist, De Land; F.
B. Harris, Banner, Ocala; John Neel,
Advocate, WIatvtlle; Joseph H. C.
Pratt, Commerodla, Leesburg; Oliver
J. Farmer. Timie-Democrat, Bronson.
Memorials and Resolutlone-Rev. J.
B. Ley, Christian Advocate, Lesburg:
Rev. Dr. L. D. OGeiger, Citisen, Apop.
ka; W. B. Pabor, Pineapple. Avon
Park; H. A. B. MieKensle, Palatka; A.
M. C. Russell, Argues, Brooksville.
Publication-FP. E. Harris, Banner,
Ocala; C. L. Bittinger. 8tar. Ocalsa; L.
J. Brumby. Farmer and Truck-Grower,
Old Garrison Property Opened Up.
There will be placed upon the real
estate market at Tamna Immediately
WOrk of FMlrida canal Coempny.
George P. Mrsls, manager of the
Florida COoat Lie Canal ad Trans-
*portaUiom o. fetured to St. AeW
time a few days ago from Tallabassee,
where, he west with Jud waitse ad
CharlesK M. Ooo.per, attorseya or ae
the tu e of the M f1 -e
moseat fuad tor an exte oema at la
the Onplstlon ot tIS wsa o
the t. John. river to t he130ce
the last eateiaon of tiUe M bye
the lMast glasl urte, toal
has doe exgelest work Two rg
dredges have best cotatly eiop.
ed la digging Sthough the
divide, below S. Aueathte, which,
whe oompleted. wiI Coaneot wh Wa-
ters at the Ialifax and -tam a. riv.
era. This out of tine sllee s Ipse-
tteiay through solid land. Visitors to
the dredges at the preeset tiUe can
walk dry shod ahead ofat either of the
two dredge. The oser Ulies through
a rich prairie, extending parallel with
the coast for many miles. The dredges
are now so elose together that the
smoke from their stacks can really be
seea all day long.
When the Matansea cut is completed
light draught vessels will have a clear
waterway from St. Augustine down
the coast by the Inland route to Bis-
caynme by, and from there they "aa
go through the Florida Keys to Key
West. or any other deep water. Thid
done, the company Intends to eat the
canal through from the St. Johns to
the North river, which is the upper
part of the hattansas river. This will
give a continuous inland waterway for
light draught vessels all the way from
Jacksonville, or any point on the 8t.
Johns river, all the way down the east
Florida coast. It is not known hao
many more years the canal company
will ask for In which to taish the
work. The extension of time under
which they are now working explres
July 1 of this year. It is understood
that the canal company haa apnle
means to carry the entire enterprise
to a suoeessful conclusion, and no
time will be lost In pressing the work
If the extension of time asked for la
Deaf and Blind Seheel.
With each rourring session of the
legislature for the past few years the
press of the state has called attention
to the seat needs of this lnetitutionm
for more modern and adequate fMlill.
ties for the proper Instruction ana
care of the unfortunate children, who
deprived of the most valuable of
senses, must obtain an education of
som's sort, in order to cope with more
fortunate beings in the struggle for an
existence. The last legislature made
good provision for this Institution, but
its bright prospects and the advance-
ment of the deaf and blind pupils was
severely checked by the action of the
then governor in vetoing the general
appropriation bill, in which this appro-
I'rlation was grouped, with other
sichcol :tems. It Isa proposed to treat
the wshool for the deaf and blind sep-
nearly a balf-mile square of land arately this session. and a bill set-
which has been the subject of legal ting forth the great needs of the
controversy for over twenty-five years. school will be early Introduced.
'nown as the Garrison, and which has
rein recently cleared of all cloud of Friday of last week several parties
title by the United States supreme went to the Oceanus beach from
court decision In favor of Mrs. Ussle (eorgslaa. In returning a violent
Carew, who has courageously and per- squall caught a party in a rowboat.
sistently contested for years for it as and four persons were drowned: Mr.
the homestead possession of her late and Mrs. Miller of Chalaqua, N. Y..
husband. Mr. Moore and daughter, Edith, of
The tract Is the most valuable resi- Holyoke, Mass., and A. A. Baldwin of
dental and business property within Oeorglana. with whom the other par-
the city limits, and located as it is ties were boarding. All drowned ex-
right oa the bay and river front, at cept Mr. Miller,who drifted down to
the foot of two of the principal thor- the shore opposite Lotus, about two
oughfares. Franklin and Morgan miles and a half, where his cries for
streets, ts especially attractive and help were heard, and he was quickly
desirable for commercial purpose. rescued. He could have held out for
The tract has, extending along Its only a short time longer.
southern or river shore boundary, the -
tracks of both railroads, and when The naval stores factors and oper-
the deep water lbiproIumhts now as- ators, representing the Industry in
sured Tampa by congressional appro- Florida, Georgia and Alabama, met,
priatlon are provided this property will in Jacksoeville, and orgelised the
be the center of the oommerclal ao- Naval Stores Export company, with a
tivity of the city. capital stock of $1,000,000. 0 per cent
Surveyors have been at work for of which was subscribed by operators.
some time laysng out the property in This company was organized to pro-
eligible city lots. tect Jackaonville and other Florida
--- ports which have been aade open mar-
St. Aukuilne has a waif. mystery. kets o account of the former ex-
One night recently Mrs. Quigley, who porters' refusal to aeoept goods at
rv- Cub astrest,. discovered a Florida ports at Savannah prioss.
basket on her front porchb, In whicb
she found a young baby. In the bas.
ket wa aS eUvelopo addressed "to
my auntle," contaling, te following
note: "Dear Auntie: I hope you will
give my little girl a hom, Bbe Is
yoars forever. I will nver0 see hr
ai o t this wS. bat hope to meet
yes both in the New Jernaleom. I
kUw am y0e vsitao e"AW g e
my' them. 1The l wem e amV
old se Se ot f iat Jl ary, 0*8 uas
n|1 no wl
The growing of Irish potatoes a
just toI Its Infacy In De Soto comuty.
T. 3. Fielder of Gardner ha ifty
acres under c altatlnc. He planted
184 seaks, thmA bshels to the ,
and voting .85w dlaed per Ma.
Kis ged powads of trWtlUlw to
the re. Plast have d*as y i -
der earetfl ulvatloa. Mr. PMM'W-
pests to have 3.800 ba l 7
shipment Aprl 10. a *
o- Pard er brl t m r.
~. i *:'1A ^ '- j '
An eminent phystela amys that
"Women are not truthful he will lie
to their phyalola," Thes tSteae t
should be qualified; women doU tlohe
trith, but not the wholo truth, to a
mualt physician, but this La only in re-
gard to those psiafal sead trmbleoasoe
disorders peculiar to their se.
There can be mo more terrblo ordeal
to a delicate, sensitive, reared woman
than to be obIu4W. to answer certain
questions when thew questions are
asked, even by her family physilao.
ThIs is espeeally the e e with us
ena so-ay iaa a wvi wonmaa,and I haow
I is all de to your advIe ad mumodkem
Mrs. J. H. Farmer of M00 Elliott
Avenue, St Loouia Mo., writes:
Dur Xin ?uik.m.-.
XS7 ob atefmul tissrn as"hetl u~dto health. Addrins,
Ilwi! t.esastauly posmiag in. 4ImI!Mae.
MW.H.SO~S hdvin-A d NWmu itiuIub A W~mmfb&
You want only the best
Ask any experienooed
Ginner about "
Pratt, Ea le Smith
We would like to show
you what thousands of
lfe long customers say,
Write for oCatal" and
testimonial bioote t.
Continental Gin Co
ChsIlq#., W. C., Atlstus. L. |
Moimphltl TeaN.. IhMO TeT.
Avery & Company
AVBRY & Mc:MILLAN,
.88 u outh ejusytb e., Atllanta, Ga.
-ALL KIMW4 OF-
w at,, Ibil hel?" hsid grastod
wprawlInar lw s pe h
sdlper. "WIm, tl eoasul era-
i ag ioTh e mcaptals ro tly
you're i t." "Hw das there. yo
sphek sh et t fam he l orty of ose
bifk e Mr retorted t"a b a e
whs Ma teet o 4 vis" thundred. nd
wo the dtl "Oh, Bill's all rppedt"
ippt. "Wh my othe con." l there
a ta l iwuk brecomathless with Ipan-
ou rn atd o." "Hodullty, the consul
speak wpthwaf familiarity of one of
bimel ajers. o and emuls?" thundered :
Ithe fapttL "Ot, Bill's all right."
neatly. "M-o my sou." Aud ais the
digstioo aan ducredulity. the consul
"Al, captain, I'am glad my old man
Was bore to receive you!'-St.
Cost of Our Medicines
Take all the cocoa and chocola e
manufactured in this country lu- a
year. Add all the blacking and
bluing, the Savoring and extracts
and the axlegrease. Take next a
year's product of that beet-sugar in-
dustry which was important enough to
hold up a great treaty for two years
In the Congress of the United States.
Throw on all the glue, the refined
lard, the castor oil. the perfumes and
cosmetics, and the kindling-wood.
'lnatly put n top of the pile the en-
tire output of Ink and mucilage. The
total value of this accumulation will
still be less than that of a year's
product of what we call "patent medi-
The census of 1900 placed the
value of "patent medicines" pro-
duced In this country annually at
$59,611,335. As the average profit is
about one-third, this means that the
sum paid over the retail druggists'
counters, taking no account of in-
creased consumption in the last four
years, is something like $80,000,000 a
rear, about $1 for every man, woman
and child In the country.-Leslie's
DIDN'T MEET THE CATACOMBS.
Mrs. Wellredd-Did you visit the
catacombs while in Rome?
Mrs. Noorclpt-No; we called on no
one of that name. We met very few
people, in fact.-Louisville Courlcr
Taylor's Cherokee yeme~y of Swret num
and Alulln is Nature's great remedy-Cur es
Coughm,. C-ol|s (Crtiop a;ii C ,dsumtgon.and
all throat arid lung trouWble. At vdruggleta,
20.. pO&. aUd $1.00 per lotUle.
b'h .\-t-"n 4it ipr, ,i'a .m nan of thel
To (ra '0ol If %Ono. I)Av
Tlnke Inaactiv lromo Quinine "rable'.. All
,riiaoft.ts hi. mi, l 1i money fit fasll to cure.
Thn'le a',rge lena gth of a dog's Iid,. is
Pieso's Cure oaunot be too highly spoken,
vesa ough cure.-J. W. O'iasta, 8 2 Tierd
Avenue, N., Minueapoiib. Minn., ian. ti,LjiJ,
Santo Domingo is said to be Spanish for
Itch e.nred in .3o minutes by Wonlford's
Sanitary Lotion. Never aIs. Sold by all
* Irm.iNt. S\ MmI orders promptly filled
by Dr. E. l)-tehon. Crawforasille, ind.
'hr I N.,Mhamn hi nocero. as a owly ibecom.i ig
Crowds of itmasian refugaeeu now wander
Mr. David L. Jaycox; Cha, ain l
C(arinda, 0. 0. T., and (hap- '
lain G. A. R., 865 Broadway, ak-
land, Cal., writes:
"I aMan nd war vterrin, 1
coant rated nvere mbaJdder and
ltdne& troWble. I *pest huoi-
redn of detara *nd eonsu d
a kest of deiwore, but neither E
did me any good. $
"'eruna han proven the best niedi- $
cine I ever used. My |ains aregone
and I believe mnyself to be cared. I
feel well and would not be without a
bottle in time of need for ten times *
Hundreds of war veterans have kidney
and badder trouble.
impure drinkingt s ter, slepl nc
en the groeand, anld all manner ,/i
exposures to wet and cold weather
produced rietarrA of the kidneys
S 'They have
wt with every
Sco ca eivable
c onsu Ited
a'l schools of .
It was not
found a rem-
edv that would aetuafly cure them.
More eat e of fotartr o aldnegU
and bladder have h&en cred by f f-
ru- ns thal atl oler 0 medtines 0oM.M
Address Dr. S. B. IHartman, President
of The Hartman Sanatarium, Columbus,
Ohio and he will be pleased to.give you
the benefit of his medical advice gratis.
All correspondence held strictly couliden-
To better advertise e she la*h' Leadins
eagles** Alle,., four selolarahips are of.
*red4 young pronueof Ithis county a lees than
*eo. WRITE TODAY
A-AL BUSINESS COLLEGE, lacon, Ga.
P50 NOS D''
The quality and quantity of the
crops depend on a suAcleery of
la the soil. PVtilausm which are
low in Potash q m aevr produce
Ilk. be o-ioa to1
essUM KAU. Wl
..-.- I,. ~
* ~5 -
The Secret of Gob Coffee
Even the best housekeepers cannot make a good cup of
coffee without good material. Dirty, adulterated and queerly
blended coffee such as unscrupulous dealers shovel over their
counters won't do. But take the pure, clean, natural flavored
LION COnFF ', the leader of all package cefm-
the coffee that for over a quarter of a century has been daily
welcomed in millions of homes-and you will make a drink fit
for a king in this way:
HOW TO MAKE GOOD COFFEE
CUw LION COFFPPE, became to ge't hest results you must nse the best coffee.
tns.d your LION COAPVK rather tite. 'Use "I tnblepoonuful to each cap, and one
extra for the pot." First mix it with a little cold water, enonu b to make a tMhi Ma- and
add white of an egg (if egg is to be upsd as a settler), then follow one of the followg ries:
t. WITH BOILING WATER Add boUng water. and let t banoll
TREM MINUTES ONLY. Ad4 a little oeM water a d set alde llve
JIJftlauteto *tMe. Ser" om ..
I.WITlS COLD WA M Add yR Ar cold Water t Ithe pnts ud
brtal t to a boll. Tha set ade. add UtUtle oed water, a" In tive
lmintes iss Mread to serve.
S on't boll lt too long.
3 n't let It stand more than ten minutes before serving.
DONP oDon't use water that has been boiled before.
TWO WAYS TO ETLE COFFEE
Ist. W it '17 part of the white of an egg, minag it with the ground LION
001 FV.S eforeioililng.
itd. WNh Cld Water instead of eggs. After boiling add a dash of cold water, ad set
Ilde for eightor ten minutes, then erve through astrainer.
Insslet on getting a package of genutne LION COFME.
prepare it according to this recipe and you wll only use
UION COMFEE la future. (oIld only in 1 lb. sealed pagea)
(Lon-head on every pw-kagp.)
(Bave these Lion-heads for valuable premiums.)
SOLD BY GROCERS EVERYWHERE
WOOLSON SPICE CO., Toledo, Ohio.
HALF OUii ILLS ARE CATAfRH.
Thousands of People Have Kidney Trouble
and Don't Know It Is Catrrah.
Wags ad' allKiimb of Agrl
and QrdU ~sh~~estDisk CulUfs
toM DRUMsSiuppIIqwand fotng:GoodiL
9p w wIM W
If you can't findO what you, want ou
may be sure Yaeer has It.
F. e 0 OLRSE
Law and Mrs. Hodmeek leave this we tion: L u with i roundinenth euns and in that the qRui- atreing i d .
for their h aChacao aftra hold Mewan fin tCoiso go, aone toC thooenf of teectiion e he w W W
pleaatwkter amo* theS Talla 1- turth-er .ntl.ninifo lo' .fupori to thoii oitho Ja", the ,v- w m
see frim eo eene vrees which will blen their that the m ortue O
P..g.1.... glories with the beat virtues of all the in the of the mountain Th* nae t an
Pen, points, all kinds, oc dozen, at cite in our common country. Gen- gun wa duetot fact that wen the
Evans'. eral potdipation in the work and plesw broke eat bA10l wa Just Pia. Jth Lowe- r
Sacceuftl la 5iusle-tm Failed s Wu of th. e pproaing threunion is row Ing a new. U ,W M
cc-ei i& -apo1h --u a _much more tan ever te duty of every It is ded that the war ofie was de-
a an.Confederate. celved in refaud to the available PkOli D^* V.-
He stopped n rowr. ta. nMe lor! enerals commanding the tr th of ta J aMo" aMmyor_ tW .
He ws not greater than his occupa- seoral divisions in this department are organization of the Jalne reerves,____
tion. earnestly urged to secure the attention but the army organ frankly admitsthat "--"
He never learned to look on the sunny of the officers of camps to the prepara- the talented of the oMcer* and the won W .C*i
aide. tion designed in the orders of the gen- derful spirit of the soldiers were mis-
He stuffedhis pocketbook, but starved a .l commanding, so that this reunion ebleulated.
his brain. ay be the largest and most represen- The publication of this article has
He had no use for sentiment which tatve ever hekd. The courteous press created a sensation among military
could not be cashed. in the teng to the men in public circles, many of the for- H Bros.
He never learned to take the drudg- me-t, g col mer censuring the general staff for dis-
ery out of his work. favoW *edto n closing valuable military ecrets, and CONTRACTORS
He did not live in his upper stories, st* are ted n the latter fnding from the gus a
but in the basement of his being. flu ty to thi of practical admiasson that the war has afl.1
He regarded his business as a means the n orl of cost half a million me in killed wound- WO
of making a living instead of a life. eratoe a, pr s one anSd sick, as the wkole ef-
He lost his early friends by neglect, n I. ct.ivoe in the Far Eat is now believed Manifatf t .
and had no time to cultivate new ones. noTis not to exceed 800,000 men.
He never learned to enjoy little noet lii The preliminary press censorship on of _,, ,i_.n
things, to see the uncommon in the ye l books in Ruslan as well a foreign lan- of all kladsf
common. ToLLn 0 guages has been removed. The books .
He never learned to lubricate his h het l now printed go to the nsor, by whom rouh and 181
life's machinery with laughter and 11dfruinlr ls their sale must be anthorle within
gt'-.eheerf, se.n, myra days, or itf it is allied that they lumber, mMuld Ig,
-He made life a grind, out of which i&t S violate the criminal law, theuestion of
he got neither pleasure, profit nor in- cIio muconsication must Immediately be sutab stair all '
struction. r-,,s ,i, .. admitted to and decided by the courts.
There was only one side of his nature so ?t abo*ut 33 Heretofore manuseripte were sent to
developed, and that was the money- 8'8ees b ft.-. t h the emorr amd e were held for baluAt ...:'... .
making side. it rallyfullr i months and years. He had the arbi-
Nofaceeverb n faaiteally full of young .fruit, ad the Itpirpublication
proach, no heartthrilled at thei sound co mmpany anticipa s a yf d the co wint ay onfItn I of is decision Por-h oms, meat4
of his voice.^ R ,season of from 8,000 to 1 am. by the urs 6 sl t
Society bored him, children bored it by th o nd tun pd w .
him, muse and the drama were un- pric mended for. e4 To seer aCer *f Jem. Cement for i ,e
known language to him. m.s tht n e of Although public interest in the Far
He never learned to enjoy himself as canbeA thi Emst hs l sudden o tnM erred All W WUll R
he went along, but was always post- in troft. In dn from the battle in M i to thee
Ipning h:s happiness. destined to sc ne Indian Ocean by the poeibility of a We O W
He could not rise to his feet to speak of th1is .S llt. t naval conflict between Admiral
at a put lie meeting, or to put a motion, o- count.ry.- -Mnesve Sun. ae ky and AdmValpl nr.d de- POJ PI
if his life depended on it. Lead pencils Se deem, at Evns'. ort that scouting vea have
He used every means to develop his ready been engaed near the island of Office, S idU LumIbA Yard,
business, but none to develop his mind rawr EstirarMa. Maurnuas, the amiralty declines to south of
or make himself a larger man. ;om the wmon eRagse. display any excitement.
When he retired from business he A select few of the Brooklynitoe who Indeed, the tranquility manifested is PHONE 87.
found that, in his struggle fto get the occasionally indulge in a game oe pmebe quite unnatural except on the theory .. ,_
means for enjoyment, he had murdered are still to of a Larkabl gaa that, pending the prospect of peace
his capacity to eno. they wi recently which was the negotiations, Admiral Rojejtvemky has
He knew nothing about what was most eao tLig they had over indulged in. received orders to keep out of the way
gomg on in the world outside of his The gae s it is told puts abme of the of the Japnese. Although without di-
,wn narrow circle; another State was tales told of Missisppl river steamboat rect advice em, the admiral does not ,
Ike a foreign country to him. games in the shade. Amony the plax- credit the report of the meeting of
He read only market reports in the ers who sat in this game are two a scuuting vessels off Maurithu. The
newspapers. He never read articles in who are ironworkers, and were e sa-me thing hold good in regard to the
magazines, and books were an unknown played in erecting the steelwork of the sinking of the Russalan battleships Sls
quantity to him. Willanmsburg bridge. They are both 9ol VelTky and Nvarin, whiek it is do-
The idea of helping others, or of ow- known to posses a rest amount of cleared was probably an arraut lnven-
ing society, his city, or his own inter- nerve, which they bot exhibited whe f on. It can beigerted, ver, that *
ests, never occurred to hi. It came W playing their respect e report that dmiral ietvensky
Recreation. relaxation, or amusement hands. Tlp limit ws $1, and the ga awaiting Ad Nebi 's di -
f any kind was condemn by him as proceeded Atil the tae where the t- el to strength his aq incor*
ii wicked waste of valuab time which cidet reco dsd took place. When Vte i -
might be coined into dollars.--0. S. two ironworker glanced over their The vesi of Nebhptoff's 'lvisio
Mardeu, in Success Magazine. cards one disc vnred that his hand con- are not of the same type or speed a
t gained four kings while the other found Rojestvenky', and are only intended
120 page ink and 400 page pencils four acee Ano t plaer eld a four- tril behind a convoy to protect
cil tablet. 25c, at Evasm'. flush, while another d two pair. the feet 60 in. .
There was an immediate* raise on the
' TAIASUga e TO THONASVILL. part of the first ironworker after the T0 STATE P3rM.
-- man on his rilbt anmoneed his in~ .4 '*1
The Two To s e e To Be Caseed Sy ation of playing. Wo it iched Jri ,
uee dSrabe Red. friend he gave it another rit, and'so
Hon. A. 8 Mann, of Jacksonville, it went around the table a number of Atlantic ah wants to be oleted
chief of %hjaL. _dsAsszOr. tu es antil two of the players dropped _k bSue7 the next big
atuon l. poo a govern- out. The m&in play r eh dew Dy a ad 4Iuoad ayM
meant ertTail- one card a r the ettlng lad ceased obeio r.-
lbeeeroads before the a. e man hding the H .
wiU be 4buer e the Mikboad Air gush ftad, while 6o man with the two n P I i liv
Line depot to the Carrabelle depot, and Pr drew a card which gave him a full crotng plant, va
from te latter up into the bIhy Thethe betting,
eay grade .q arochi the mad to cotton d at| laut one man th
the eat Of t e pitonl ndg6 down te otr ot, lea g the a
Munroe street as far as theWestern Iron oer ttin back andforth Ne.
Union Tellraph oToc. reto&all Teyontlnwed to bet 3SW ha. started e ae gnt
LUmdon t Im of Leon coun until t asir bat dollar wnas id on the has -t e t
epans a ther ddtea of t out,
c eand that the mt will not ex- be thm t po d fS the V
within a week two read oI .oa s t m1 Cj l b ea h te b
the Mes wtM too |a S. h CtMe gShere together can he not t'
i.and P a Cover and t B
4 !"" ---e.-.. tetok hisM hand ad placed it In ca
Within their neam s of Plorida are to his podoket. Accompanied by a friend The movement the pe
be found vat arem at the tMest tim. Ab wNt Ia different diriec s' to oe
ber, yet we send en h for sie*bandxe s, immik of funds. eMb visited a smlee.-
hoe-hndles and Hk1 mTeL This Z; !Z= -doX a
Ct sboualB ahld mw1R FthS ght tfw ths
ainmisad g -eter Sa.-I
at N w. d fm zHerald
P and Grocer.
id Preshest, e<(d
it Living Ppl"I.
G0o7 W. CRMILD.
og and Lumber Co.
a grill, fancy gable ornmmns,
very description. Brick, Lime and
lye Prompt Attention.
k to be PIrst-Class in Evry
rICei ReaSonR t.
on SDe Board Air Line, on lot
_._ P. 0. BOX 7.
sits mn atp the rips we have for
hire. They'reasy rnmg, of eomaw ;
the horses that draw them ae man.
agd with mare an effort; but withal
the equipmet is s tylm to a dgmq .
Every convenlce, every comfort ioes
with t4 equlpie4pe let by the day
ir ho.- The le time will prove our
.. 'words.& 4
CAPITAL CITY VERY STABLES,
C. T. HANcocCK Prop.
leg to di latest
Phones 79 and 9.
and better are the chances of your
getting peoect lo&r satiAsams, when
you um the Cfton Drand. Truth to
tell. thwe's little lilelihoo4 of your
having anything but a pure, wholesome
yot eampomical product. But don't be
conttelt wittra "Just as good" flour-
demand the Clifton everythnm, it is the
very bet. At J. W. COLLItM.'
OLD KEmpL^iVERY STABLES
OLD KEM PER .IV ER Y STAB LES.
EVERyTHING 01 WHELS.
RICO I AND EMBALMER.
fQl~ jrw HROUDS.
AA*SRMy 9 G"wcs gREci'g..
PMONE as '54 N. Monmo St.
in our return -.
Mr. Frak W. Armstroang wa In-
and A.l M. TuoM a Lkt.
A goodbs of 26p s; 4 sheets and
24 envelope, M0 ,at J. Evana'.
Aln..l *a.J IA.. -- _- ....
... ", V l
0 ;) iNo N. Woom 8LL
Pates Assertion Tba sState Bas
mo M abet a s v' *IcC~ne
p in the
sae. s.,n. I have for le a lee lot of
mbed wita Camava and Gree Cae Seed.
ariat5..t G. G. G um.
doesnotoe PREELAND'S SHOPS,
ar, but she U-
desof that IN"le MWNBOW,
ttMdl BARBR AND TAIMAR WORK,
ltad States, AAmHsus nahme. amoas .
me and the mt.. or LAtM Ma Ge~oi.
iet? Si/ Agucy For The Reyal Tmrs.
lf- i iTtill
Pensacola, March 17.-- (Special cor. weiqwpla'a money but I thMi kht
respondence.] Acting upon instruct-. W 91, them all that the con-
ions from the office, your correspondent f o t and Ihe e Atllvo t
maw Col. S. 1. Wales sad laterviewed .e wit that we shotat wait anll
him regarding the Walles-BIard claim. til t b committee to which this
Col. Wailes gave The Metropolis repre- was refm, completes the investiga-
Mentative a cordial greeting, and after tion end makes a report.'
discussing various topics the real pur- GoAs Mr. Clet the office the
pose of the call. was carried out as fol- him to request Mr. Loftin to call on
lows: the Govevnr, but oqt to tell him what
"Have you decided, colonel, upon the Goveno wanted. Mr. l de-
y course at the coming Legislature livered the message to Mr. Loftn, but
, tthe claim of ow sf and the d tell Umwhat Governor wanted.
'wod estate against C State?" Mr. Lfte failed to ea.l
"Yv-e -d the colonel, "butw.. "The Governor's eaumu did meet,
tJttesp th per, th butw and under the V work of the
hT a the .esp.. peope Governor, decided before the commit-
an especially the members of tn Lg- tee had completed vestigation) to
islature, will disabuse their minds of allow only tr"" tray amount pro-
the erro u ide thatIhis is aimly a thtraryaSunt p
claim. If Ae State has a n t o T a remarkable tadt! The
make a Gtthia s one en teard lh executive of the itte lobbying
of his tht wte -.- ..tureand usingthe In-
W eith rreno his entire cab- fluence incident to his office to shape
ine, b sltyfromatl L slature, legislation regardle, of the facts as
wi th tse til of theiSta At- found and reported b the COMMitte to
a t h time recorded in the f ad commute
a ofe^ me od e which was referred the Investigation-
"ofe of the Secretary of St the Goernor shapin that lislation
the Governor reported in full n h. a he theugnh best for his selfish poti-
message to the next Legislature." cal end b
S shave whyd you *What was the amount the State re-
not as a non-refl nt, go into the .uVei .? b ,,,ur co.rrepndn*a
United Stateo Courts to enforce it?" ce vw Jod yo'rrespond ent.
1 amannot replied the colonel, "be- G S Jei ns m
cause the seventh amendment to the $1,0,1flS. ; and Just here I wll add,
Conetltution of the United States read not one dollar had the State paid out
aa follows: '"The udicial power of the either in the collection of the evidence
United States shall not be construed to being used before the departments, on
extend to any suit in law or equity comrn- which reports were made to Conres,
menced or uted against one of and without which Congress could not
the United State by citisns of another have acted. I paid every dollar and
State, or by citiseas or subjects of any have sever had one in return. when
for l fn State" Govemagr Drew gave us the contract,
"Was the attitude of all the Govern- drawn by Judge Haney, then Attorney
oro of the State agalast saying you Genoria, no honest man could think he
the same as Gov. J tenini ,r G' would mbeallowed to make all expendi-
",Not-other one, Althe other Gov- tures and do all the work, and then,
ernors (except Mitchell) went when the money was in the treasury of
to W p'erona at my request the State, that the State would deliber-
a after -t r exdmxnse 1 ately repudiate that contract. The con-
was at (after Col Board's deat L id, tract speaks for itself, and here it Is:
"Get the money for the State, Iwe "State of ilorida,
will see that y m a~ paid." G "Executive Department
Mitchell sent for Gen.Bullock to come .."Know all m by thee presents
to Tallahasee (as Gen. Bullock told the that1, eoge r. Dew, Governor of
State Seate eo-mmlttee two yvj a-) ^thstiw of Flmi da rousing especial
ad rIve Mam (Bulom k) a ltwWIN um eonfidece in the ability ,idel-
offRe when the elaim was W .pruadene of Sidney I. Walles,
have t Wo drafts made by tvdoa consttut and appoint the
States and turn one over to Me. Gen. Qp L Walls agent tfor the
Bulock still lives to verify this state- maWo We to represent the said
ment. State before the departments of the
-Why do you think there was such Gentral Gvernment at Washington
m Lt Inom the House of Rpresenta- City, and to ask, demand and receive
tWVesti L lature to the payment of fie Government of the United States
of -a l-"r sum tn$00.,OW r of Amrea. any al all sums of money
"Your corrnpondent at Tallahassee due to the State of Florida for expenses
could probably answer that question incurred by said State on account of In-
better than can, but, as the people, dian hostilities in said State from the
through the papers, want all the facts, year A. D. 1849 to the year 1866, inclu.
I'll state here a conversation (that has ...... .
reached me for the first time sines I 'The said Walle to receive as com-
came to the State) that it is aid took sensation for performing the above
place during the excitement produced mentioned work 16 ptent of all sums
by this claim at Tallahassee at the time collected from the General Government
It was being considered While the, upon such Indian War Claims and de-
House committee had it under consider- fray all expenses incurred in the prose-
ation and before they had flnlahed ex- :cuton of the same. .
am witnesses the Governor had "n testimony whereof I have here-
called a esue a of the House member, unto set my had and caused the great
sending out for and having them com al of the State of iorida to be af-
to the executive ehember. One of those fixed,this 7th day of July, in the year of
members, not knowing what was want- our Lord 1879
ed of him was the Hon. H. C. Clopton [Seel.j Geo. F Drew,
of Escambia county. When he reached ,. Governor.
the room Governor Jennings said to "Bythe Governor -Attest:
him: W. D. Bloxha m,
"'Mr. Clopton, how do you feel on S eretary of State.
this Waile.-Beard claim?' I "Ifear the readers of The Metropo-
Near See 9 L-. Phae U3.
The Bet Bard W*o sad Pine to stock
all the time. Prot delvery,aed at-
J. W. DOLLAR.
ture aski tor his part of the steal (a
stated byH, whh I deny.) If thi. THE ORIFFING BROS. CO
is astal why not rive the thief his
part of te money Who are They ? What is Their Business ?
Mr. Hery R. Sault last week put NURSERV MEN
the tin ron the new WakuNURSERY MEa county
Jail. and they are largest In their line on their plan.
The Wwatchka Newof the 24th The only Nursery in existence allowing g you to see trees
s, RaevMr. Cramer of Tallahasee
pfeachn d at the Baptist church Snnday growing before you pay for them. Is that not enough to
and at night. convince you thatyou will get exactly what you buy and
Dr. Bryan, of Tallahassee, is in town of the best grade 7
offngforasI-Brishto ich he s .I They fully guarantee their trees and are absolutely re-
g sponsible. Prices are right and I give my guarantee too.
uT Budded Pecans, Pears, Peach, Plums, Figs and all other
MUll E FFLO iMA ICE W.1 kinds of trees, Ornamentals, Roses, etc.
MIDDILL FLUOIDA IjLE 0. iRemember that no other Nursery makes such a liberal
Anonue. following pce pfo proposition and hold your order until Salesman calls and
ICE FOR CASH. he will submit you the proposition in a few words.
10 lbs 5c In what home is fruit and flowers not appreciated and
20 lbs 10c worth their cost ? L. C. YAEGER, Agt.
40 bs 20c
100 lb. 2c FOR PRUDENT P EOPM
200lbs_ .......60eoc You can not find in this
TICKETS FORn CASH. Dart of Florida a Drug Store
45 25-1b. tickets [1,125 lbe. e] 5.00tter eq uipped for Prescrip-
25 504lb. tickets ,250 lbs. Ice 5.00 tion work than mine. I array
20 100-lb. tickets 2,000 lbs. Icel 6.00 U 4 h1,, D-... n e' .
Ton lots, one delivery .... $5.00
Sacking ice lOc per sack additional
Soda, assorted favors
Genuine Atlanta Coca-Cola
It Is the desire of the Ice Company to
give a prompt and satisfactory service,
and any inattention or neglect of driv-
ers wil be corrected by 'phoning No. 9.
Middle forlda Ice Co.
S. P. ROZEAR,
Tin Work of All Kinds.
Orders for Sewer Connections
should be placed
A Full Line of Bath Room and
Closet Appliances of the latest J
patterns constantly on hand.
oI! -vily ei e Jt .rulgs tan
only Registered Pharmacists
fill prescriptions. Every pre-
scription is double checked
before being sent out.
THREE Registered n.
D. R. eOX, Druggllst.
Telephone No. 17.
the stock in our stables will be a pleas-
ure for Ithe horseman. The showing of
of every description is an interesting
Those in need of business horses or
drivers should see these animals.
There's a grand lot to select from.
Prices are right.
Feed and Sales Stable,
140 South Adams
Tuesday, April 11
G. W. SAXON'S NORTHWEST
An event of Novelty, Melody Romance and PUBLIC WEDDING, open to any colored
Fortune. couple residing in the county. We will buy the
Instructive, Amusing and Rich in the promise license, pay the minister, furnish carriages for
of all the Good Things of the day. bridal party, deed bride one lot Saxon's Addi-
Band C9nerts bw t1e El Provedo Band. tion, and present groom $20 cash. ceremony to
Free Q to and from the Grounds. take place on grounds during hour of sale. First
FruB LOT DRAWING, open to Everybody, free in, first served. Make your application to the
DIVE by, Admiral Dewey, the highest SALE COMMENCES 9.80 A. M.
Dog in the world. 100 LOST IN 100 MINUTES.
SEE SMALL BILLS, OR
TERMS OF SALE-One-fourth cash; balance
in twelve equal monthly payments.
A WIDE OPEN SALE. Every Lot to the
All Attractions will take place on Grounds
during hour of Sale.
Me ker's Opportunity! The Specu-
S' AT THIE HOYTKIL 3LEON.
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