The weekly true Democrat
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Title: The weekly true Democrat
Uniform Title: Weekly true Democrat (Tallahassee, Fla. 1905)
Physical Description: 7 v. : ;
Language: English
Publisher: John G. Collins
Place of Publication: Tallahassee Fla
Creation Date: December 15, 1905
Publication Date: 1905-1912
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Tallahassee (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Leon County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Leon -- Tallahassee
Coordinates: 30.451667 x -84.268533 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Mar. 3, 1905)-v. 7, no. 52 (Feb. 16, 1912).
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Holding Location: University of Florida
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System ID: UF00075917:00043
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Succeeded by: Semi-weekly true Democrat

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VOL. 1.


NO. 42.


Good Government; Honesty in Public Office; Equal Justice to All--Special Privileges to None.


The Advantages and Necessities of
Carrabelle Demonstrated.
Monday was Carrabelle's Red Letter
Day. It was the occasion of a demon-
stration for deep water that will long
be remembered in the charming little
city by the sea which is and is to be
Tallahassee's seaport
Notice having been given that the
special congressional board of engineers
would visit the port to investigate con-
ditions and acquire information concern-
ing its advantages and requirements,
the officials of the Georgia, Florida and
Alabama railway arranged for an excur-
sion from the cities and towns along the
line and in te and in the region tributary thereto.
and the result was successful almost
beyond expectation. The engineers and
officials of the road and a considerable
number of the large party of excur-
sionists went down Sunday afternoon
and Sunday night, spending the night
at Lanark; and the remainder, mostly
from Tallahassee, went on the local
train Monday morning.
The excursion party, numbering about
150 persons, including quite a number
of ladies, besides the engineers and
officials, was composed of delegations
from Cuthbert, (Colquitt, Lumpkin.
Richland, Edison, Columbus, Stedman,
Carnegie, Albany and Bainbridge, Geor-
gia; and from Quincy, Havana, Hinson
and Tallahassee, Florida. The Talla-
hassee contingent consisted of Dr. W. L.
Moor, ex-mayor and president of the
Southern Telephone and Construction
Co.; Hon. Jno. W. Henderson, mayor-
Mr. C. B. Gwynn. of the State Land
Department. Mr. C R. Miller manager
of the Tallahassee Gas Co.; Mr. L. M.
Lively, manager of the Middle Florida
Ice Co.; Mr. D. M. Lowery, manager
of the Tallahassee Cotton Oil Co., a
member of the city council; Mr. Jos.
Duval, of Duval Bros., a prominent
merchant; Mr Arthur C. Spiller, of
the Gilmore & Davis Co., Mr. Rugele,
of the Tallahassee Iron Works; Mr. R.
C. Snipes, traveling passenger agent of
the G. F. & A. Ry., and a representa-
tive of The True Democrat.
The board of engineers comprised
Major J. B. Cavanaugh, engineer in
charge of the district with headquarters
at Montgomery' Ala., and Messrs. C.
M. Townsend, W. C. Langfitt, C. W.
Kurtz and A. H. Weber (of Washing-
ton D. C.), all officers of high repute
in the engineering corps of the war de-
partment. The railroad officials present
were Mr. W. M. Legg, general man-
ager; Mr. R. A. McTyre, general agent
and Mr. J. H. McWillams, general
freight and pa %enger agent.
In the early hours of Monday most of
the excursionists accompanied the en-
gineers on a tour of inspection about
the harbor through East Pass on board
the steamer Crescent City, and on their
arrival at the wharf the entire company
returned to Lanark Inn for dinner. Im-
mediately after dinner the crowd gath-
ered in the ball room of The Inn and
held one of the most interesting of
meeting, presided over by Major Cav-
anaugh, who brieflyated its purpose,
aed tirod nced President Moor, of the
Carrabelle Board of Trade, who pre-
sented a memorial crowded with facts,
fiuresand arguments setting forth the
advant and especial needs of the
President Moore was followed by
Judge Jno. E. Domnalson, of Donalson
Doilom, Bainbrldge, general comaW
of tie road, who preeSed a remarka.
bl p exhaustively and Inter-t -
ly forth the relations of t
rd sad the port to the commerce of
te vast ad region through which
it extends and wit which It directly
coae&sta. Dr. W. L Moor briefly and
pointedly gave a stance of T 1Zas"
see's Interest in the upbuilding of Car.
rabelle as Its nearest seaport, and was
followed by Mr. John McParland, ol
Quincy, to the same effect. Most ol
teo delegations in turn responded
to the invitation of the chairman with
similar assurances of support and aone
presented statistics and arguments sim-
[lar to those from the speakers firsi
At the conclusion of the session mosi
of the visitors departed for their homes
on a special train, which ahade the rur
from Lanark to Tallahassee in about
one and a quarter hours, while others
accompanied the engineers and railroad
ofials to Ajalachicola, where a simi-
lar meeting was held on Tuesday with
respect to the improvement of West
Pass and the harbor of Apalachicola.
Delegations from Columbus and othei
points on the river were expected to at
tend the meeting in that city.
The information thus collected wil
Vi be taken under advisement by the
board of engineers, and their conclu
Chief of Enginers, for the s of thi
River and Harbors Committee in the
p tion of the appropriation bil
whch that bod .is expected to presen

to the current sesion.
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New Read Open to Suwa ee uRiver. NEWS FROM PANACEA.
Mr. C. V. McQueen, who is an exten- Fasing, unting and aSlnag...Wlld
sive contractor, had a contract for
grading on the Jacksonville and South- Game Pleatifil.
western extension of the Atlantic Coast Panacea Springs, December 14.-Mr.
Line from Newberry west, and states Emmett Mitchell and wife and Mr.
that he has finished his work, with the Fonden Mitchell and wife, of Thomas-
exception of about five miles, having ville, Ga., accompanied by their friend,
reached a point about ten miles west of Mr. J. A. Briley, of High Springs, Fla.,
the Suwannee river. The iron has been have just left us. They were here
laid to the Suwannee river, and trains nearly two weeks and killed more game
are now running o that point. A large than they knew what to do with, besides
force of workmen is engaged on the catching fish galore. One day they went
other side, in Lafayette and Taylor out for a short time and brought back
counties, and the completion of the ex- 40 quail-the law's limit, or perhaps
tension to Perry is being pushed as rap- they may have killed more. They
idly as possible. Work is also progress- brought with them six hounds and added
ing nicely on the railroad bridge span- many fox "brushes" to the trophies of
ning the Suwannee, which it is expected the trip. Some of the party will return
wil be finished in a few weeks, immediately after Christ'mas for a
The extension of the Jacksonville couple or more weeks of the sports of
and Southwestern means a great deal, this section, which they declare to be
commercially and otherwise, for that far superior to any other section they
section traversed, in which the sound of ever visited- and they have traveled
a locomotive whistle has never been and hunted extensively.
heard. It will open one of the richest A pretty good crowdi is expected for
and most fertile agricultural setiionsin Christmas week. Quite a number have
the State, to say nothing of the access announced their intention of coming,
which will be afforded to the millions of but there is always room for more.
acres of tine timber suitable for tur- Manager Trice's large new engine for
pentine and saw mill purposes Al- his launch has arrived and is being put
Ready, says the Gainesville Sun. naval; in. The launch has l.w stores and lumber manufacturers are Iand he expects to have her going in a
attracted to that country, with the re- few dy vs.
suit that lands and timber are being in the meantime apt. Bicenty ('er-
bought up rapidly at gool prices. The vera is accommodating parties wanting
forests, being virgin, makes the timber to go in the bay. Hlis launch, which
all the more valuable, and for the next was out of running order fr a year or
fifteen or twenty years the turpentine more, has been put n put in irt-c condi-
and milling industries will thrive.- tion and is working perfectly. Besides
Jacksonville Metropolis, there are numbers of sail boats, row
Work is also being pushed on the bats, and the gill net fishermen being
Tallahassee Southeastern and Perry out of the bay, it is not difficult to get
railroad from Thomas City to Perry, boatmen, a iss sometimes the case.
and before very long we will have an- This, by the way, makes the wild
other connection from Tallahassee to (luck and goose shooting very much
Jacksonville and South Florida points, better than usual. Heretofore the fish-
ermen have kept this game out of the
Merriwether's Sentence. bay until long after this season
Midshipman Minor Merriwether Jr., An effort will soon be made to set
who was tried b court-martial for aside the game license law against non-
causing the death of Midshipman residents. All that is delaying the mat-
Branch in a fast fight, has been senten- ter now is the temporary absence of a
cod to confinement to the limit of the "subject"-that is, some one from out
Naval Academy for a period of one the State to violate it.
year and to be publicly reprimanded by Mr. and Mrs. J. 0. Walker, of Pensal-
the Secretary of the Navy. Secretary cola are with us. Mr. Walker is cash-
Bonaparte has ordered that the sen- ier for the Gulf Naval Stores Company,
tence be carried out, but that so much and came here less than a week ago a
of the penalty as would debar the accu- very sick man from a general collapse
sed from serving on any practice ship and kidney trouble. 'He is already
attached to the academy be remitted, greatly improved.
Representative Broussad, of Louisi-' _etes _
ana, who interested himself greatly in Our New Pster.
behalf of the lad, announced to-day that Rev. W. M. Poage was appointed to
he was entirely satisfied with the find- the Tallahassee charge by Bishop
ing. Candler, and of course every Tall&-
didshipman Merriwether was acquit- hassee Methodist and his hosts of friends
ted of the charge of manslaughter and of other denominations are well pleased
found guilty of the other two charges that he comes back to us. It was
namely: Violation of the third clause of through his efforts while here several
the eighth article for the government of years ago, as pastor, to push to corn-
the navy, which prohibits midshipmen pletion our present comfortable church
from engaging in fisticuffs, and conduct building and neatly improve the par-
to the prejudice of good order and disci- sonae and church affairs generally,
line. and he has always been kindly and lov-
Cuwan Spoll Caused fr to. i. nly rmeember4di our poIs. We
h ao y d o Oaged. yasu wliV Mr. Poa ewil eiolpehmuch
Harry Duckwell aged. 25 years, P od in his ministry with us again.
choked to death early yesterday morn- Rev. J. W. Bigham, who goes from
Sing at his home, in the prince of his us to n ,, Ekerof that
wife and child. He contred aslight District, has doa much good since he
cold a few days ago and paid but little came to the Tallahssee eurmh, and he
attention to it. Yesterday morning he and his excellent family carry with
was selzed with a fit of M hing which them to their new home and work the
continued for some time. His wife sent god will a nd wishM of almost, if not
for a physician, but before e could ar- evy eitisen of Tallahassee.
rive another coughing spell came on and Our apl are also p#aed that Rev.
.Du.w ldd -from 5uffoeatio ,; j. J dar Wilson is stf hiding Elder
Louis Globe-Democrat Dec, lst 1901." of this District.
Ballard's Horehound yrup would have -----.
saved him. '2c, 50C and $1.00. For What can be done to stop the tide of
sale by all druggits. country-bred folks tending toward the
A. _-" cites? The towns and cities ame already
A ruP- c-- filled to overflowing with more appli-
SA city gentleman was recently in- eatua than there are an Places. Men an
Svited down to th country for"s day akdy there owning not of
witthte birds." Whatever his powers this e country of ourst plt -r
in finance his soog was not remark- two fot upn. and the s lf-fet the
gable. to the Oat f the man win oupy, later o., the publ will
at d whose", o b g Dear have to py for. Why does not the tide
regulated bythe o th ba Di tend in the opposite direction, and the
me!" at lat eximed the sportsman, poor, worthless, unempoed, starving
S"but the birds sem exceptionally people come out into the open amd get
store on the wing thi year" a foot of old mother earth to stand upon
S "Not all of 'em, sir," came the re- and a breath of pure freeh air? Why
Smark. "You've shot at the same bird remain in the hard. cold, iey, mercc-
about a doses times. 'E's a-follerin' lessly freezing North, when there are
you about, sir." hundreds of thouwnd- of acres of glori-
t "Following me about? Nonsense! ous country in the Southland, warmed
Why should a bird do that?" by a kindly sun and refreshEd with
"Well. sir," came the reply, "I water that never frees.,? Why talk
tduns. I'm sure unless 'e's 'angin' about importing Italians, Germans or
'round you for safety. "-TheTattler. Japanese, when there are millions of
._aive born Americans who ought to
t A --I Xcw. know of the advantages and blessings
Some day you will get a bad scare open to them if they wiU but cut loose
when you feel a pain in your bowels, from their hard conditions of lif, and
a nd fear appendicitis. Safety lies in accept the gifts the world has to offer?
Dr. King's New Life PWs, a sure cure -Orlando Reporter.
for all bowel and stomach diseases, such "'.---'- S---- .
Sas headache, biliousness, cosUvness, T the I~llc.
r etc. Guaranteed by all druggists; only The King's Daughters being anxious
25c. Try them. to assist the poor and deserving of the
.' community, ask their friends to help
I Suwannee has the farms to make a them with donations of provisions,
great city of Live Oak. This county clothing, bed * can support the bet town in the State. sons charitably inclinedwill please send
and it Is already doing so. The mer- contributions of any kind to Miss M. S.
' chants of Live Oak' l payg ut top Lwis on or before Saturday. Dec. 23d.

* rice for cotton. This practice is what a it is intended as a Chritmai offering
Shasdone a great deal for Live Oak. It for the poor.
t has given a great deal of eonnfideete Sco&u_ L. Baed
the farm-r of Suwannee a ad d T. .
counties, and they are bringing W eilve November 8 the T. S. E.
eottom henre from this entire secth, train for Wacises l ave Tallahas ee
The cotton crop has bup antd at 2 p. .delr, except Sunday
, deal of trade to rLiv oing f Oa armi to arrri Tal se a
e anotheryear there will be more.-Uvel4:0 p. m.
Oak Deocnt. F. P. W9ovWAeD, Agent.


backache, headache and depression. In ... ._
Electric Bitters; however, I found a The first requisite of beaut a clear
cure, and by them was restored to per complexion. OrinoLLaxativF itSyrNP
feet health. I recommend this gat clears a sallow, blotched complexioa
tonic medicine to all with weak k ineys. It stimulates the liver and bowels,
liver or stomach. Guaranteed by all the eyes become bright and clear. Ye
druggists; pries 6. owe t to your nds to take it i
--~" ^.5 -...- .-_ --coploxIon is bad. Orin O sa
mw~flteM Briw .,,A rreym p does met m"ea1s
,WJ&2MB Manid is wvy plessa to take
SeSe S ssubstitutes. Sold by all dealer.


Newspaper prospects. LAMAR AND
The Daily News is now fairly launched
ad Editor itzgerald feels greatly en- W U AM
courage over the prospects of the win-
ter's business. Mr. Everett M. Canova, He and Sbackleferd Omitted frea I*J
of St. Augustine, one of the most bril- terstate and F. C. Committee.
liant writers in the State, is local editor
of the News, and he is a hustler. Mr. Williams, the minority leader of
Probably within the next two months the House, "stepped on the lid, on
the coast section of Volusia county will Dec. 10th, just in time to prevent reve-
see one of the biggest political up- relations in the nature of open criticism
heavals ever known in this section, of thecommittee assignments of cer-
Plans are well under way to establish in tain of his colleagues for which he is
Dantona an anti.administration paper, responsible. Mr Payne, the Republi-
which will be backed by sympathizers can leader, naively suggested a way by
from different parts of the State, of which the revelations might be made,
which class the Miama Record and but Mr. Williams assumed all responsi-
other papers can be found. Mr. Pierre ability and "declined to allow the wash-
d'A. Pratt, the well known veteran ing of Democratic linen for the amuse-
newspaper man, has been selected to ment of Republicans."
manage the new paper and everything The incident followed the announce-
will be in readiness to take a hand in ment of committees. Mr. Lamar of
the May primaries. Among the princi- Florida, submitted and read a news-
pal offices to be fought for is tat of paper clipping purporting to quote Mr.
Legislature, of which Daytona has al- William to the effect that Mr. Lamar
ways been allotted one of the three and Mr. Sha cleford (Mo.) had been
members of the unity. Mr. Charles left off the interstate and foreign com-
1,. Smith, of Daytona, one of the pres- merce committee because they had fail-
ent members. will probably seek for a ed to follow the Democratic caucus ac-
more lucrative county office, leaving tion of last session on the railroad rate
the nomination open to some one else. bill. Speaker Cannon suggested that
Among the knowing ones it has been the statement read did not constitute M
whispered that Editor T. Edward Fitz- question of personal privelige which
geratd. of the Davtona News. would entitled Mr. Lamar to the floor.
not object to holding down a seat at "The gentleman might proved by
Tallahasee If such is the fact. then unanimous consent;" suggested Mr .....
the war between the News and the P ayne. "How much time does he
new paper will I-e hot an'l heavy. Mr. want an hour?"
Fitzgerald is a brilliant young man and It was here that Mr. Williams strode
qualified in every wiy to fill the posi- forward from his seat in the rear, He
tion, and he has a host of friends who hailed the speaker with words and ges-
would like tQ see him get tho plum. ture and whe got his eye he reserv-
Daytona Correspondent Times-Union. ed his right to object only long enough
Nowr___ sponnt to make the statement that in the in-
Vohuea't Solicitor Removed. terest of Democratic "harmony, effect-
Gove-r Bu roward on the 9th inst., iveness and of general good will, which
ve J. W. Perkin from th e will not be promoted by washing Demo.
removegdaJ.W.P erkins from thefoff .ie ca.W .fo ryheP. fTusement ofe,
of countsolicitor of Volusiaco Cnt critlinen r i amusemen of
I.u.. p -t-- in p l a o.... Ae.. ous -- p e.t.. .
because he had neglected his duty in publicans of, the Houe-I object."
failing to prosecute certain violators of Immediately the situation hecamC 1.0-
the law. For some time pat efforts, it ctdedly interesting. Mr. Lamar aced
is al'e.oed had been made to get Mr. Mr. Williams wo stood close to him,
Sua eted o h eeen mane to geee car. Yol :- "ap
Perkins to file information against cer- and charged with taking the at-
tain violators of the election law in Or- terntothe newspapers. Mr. Shackle.
range City. which he declined to do. rd was on his feet, vainly demanding
Recently the grand jury of Volusi to ask a question, and many Democrats
county found indictments against those applauded the stand taken by Mr. Wil
charged with these violations, and this Welliams". r. L ,amr demande t t a r.
was considered a rebuke to the county Wolrol calla wh DWeimoicm cpacu -
solicitor, as the grand jury does not merer, ownr ow h edimy) je.,vetl
take action in such matters in counties p rekr Canon wie -- ga"h
where there is a Criminal Court of Rec.- orously and declared eveoryw you
^rd unless the solicitor fals to do his Op order, and in the midst oz the cou
duy and file information. sion recognized Mr. Payne for a motion
Ion. James E. Alexander armed to adjourn, which was declared carried
with evidence, cametoli to and the m rion was over until Wednes-
confer with the Governor, and as a re- di Hw ---g the conf us lion L.m
sut of the conference, Perkins was re ring the confusioner he went to theLamar
moved from office. shouted: "Mr. Speaker, he went to the
Gov. Broward has appointd J Hall newspapers witht,and now he objects
Buem. rand uerked o .awyerd to to cons deration here. But I have It
uccyMr. tarke n. i'sact on of before the House and the House will
Gov. Broward will no doubt stir up a neforst. it.i in"ent the session ht d
litical sensation in Volusia county as Beore this incident the session ad
M. Perkins. prominent in po tics, proceeded without a hitch. The unani-
and no such action on the part of t he mouse consent necessary to increase the
Governor was contemplated by the M of the larger committees had bee
friends of the ex-solicitor. g iven and in this manner the Increased
fred membership of the House and Incres-
Flurt futerlan. ing Republican representation had bees
TTigstd< ooad sIn theatom- provided with committee placesa. The
ach, laated just below the heart, Democrats had lost nio committesla-
presses against it and causes heart pal- es but had made a gain of one'i .o
pitatlon. When your heart troubles you whh Mr. William a ded dec, -- -tia.
in that way take Herbine for a few factory to the minority. As an ladles-
days. You will soon be all right. e tion of the intention to ben work, at
a tle. For sale by i all druggists. once, several 1of the ommittes ga sed
... wperm issionto have printing doeanmd 1
ceO.MFs dm.urig the sessions of the Houoe.
7The eson to-day lasted fifty-five ml-s.
Mr. L. A. McFadden our popular plas- utes.
terer was a lucky man at the Fair. He .cm- ra"el2-1
did not win a prise offered by the Fair .. 5... .
organatio, but wo a prise foralifein W. F. Sally, P. 0. True, Texas,
the person of Mrs. Ell abeth Cook of writes: "My wife had been serving
Tallahasseed a they wre mund In fivyears with pralesI s in heram,
0e1TamsW, Se vy November when I w" perosua.. to useW ard'.
su..walatane "s oer. Snow Liniment, whisk cured he
Mif nd Wtwo met #t the frost, Mtse ad skin s1.
marts and hands for tbe work." For sale all dnglet.
Utoman in Mkelan whnri he- hasmy Ma sC-emmts1 1Appestni.
friends, wile the M Wide is an acown- Sp a on the 10ths anno
pl hed Mady of Tallahaasee Thy cam. ed the committees of the Fifty-ninth.
to Lakeland after the ceremony, and Core The following are hi
have commenced housekeepln. The Of Important committee: Way
Sun extends congratulations wlshes and means Payne (New York) : apopr.
for them a long and prosperous life nll. priatlons awney (Minneeat) ; judea-
ed with joy and happlness.--Lakeland ay Jenkins (Wisconsin); Intorstato
Sun. and foreign commerce Hepbumrn (Iowa)
Me Seet Abe It. foreign alars, Hitt (Illinois); mltar7
It Is no scret that for cuts burns affairs, Hull (Iows); naval s iam,,s

-"'c Sa.lv "It di dn.. long to Cooper (Wisconsin) ; binankir and cr
cure bd sore I had, and it is all K. _ny. Fowler (New Jersey); rival
of Hop,% T'e. 25c at all.druggists. marine and fisheries, Grosvenor (Ohio);
Mu0 TasK. public buildings and grounds, Bartholt
*" . (Missouri); labor. Gardner (New Jeot
It was a huge task to undertake the -ey ; immigration and naturalisatlon,
cure of such a bad case of kidney dis- Howell (New Jersey),; elections, No. 1,
ease as that of C. F. Collier, of Chero- Mann (Illinoi ): elect ions No. 2. Olm-
kee, la., but Electric Bitters did it. He ted (Pennsylvania) ; elections No. 8,
writes: "My kidneys were so fargone Driscoll (New York )
I could not st on a chair without a
cushion, and suffered from dreadful The pint RqlusI oT Bose y.

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S cAUM The Quincy Herald says: "The're are The mee tingon M dy last at Car- Ed. True Democrat: There s aA
JO- 6. Mw Ihw I. several newspapers to Florida which rabelle in the Interest of deep water for whole Coxey regiment of us verdant T A1 PAPK
PUBLIIND nVsrY riDAY MORNmIN. o ea s th both et, that port was, event of profound sig- voters ruminating and cogitating, far
outm.d .- s s Ch.. UM rh:. ch,16. t teach issue hints and threats are thrown nificance concerning the interests of into the seven nights of the week, on COpplag aW Commen t n Seve
te Post0 eatTa ". out to different public officials without Tallahassee in common with all of the Governor Broward'sa indictment of Flor- lte..eag Tepkas.
Act of Coni..s -of Morch 8. 17. any foundation whatever to back up region contiguous in Florida and south- ida newspaper Iscariota.
their insinuations. This kind of Jour. west Georgia, and tributary to the And intruding its way, even into our Gov. Broward must be outlookin for
046a in ToipnIkoe nalism usually shows some editor wield- trouble when he takes such bro ide
COlintntreeu.Ti N ing his pen with a terrible case of dys- Georgia, Florida and Alabama Railway dreams, comes the wish that our wor- slaps at the press of Florida. Trouble
Clitr ph N. a, and in the grand finish brings and its connections. Nothing could thy chief executive had specified rather i an easy thing to nd and it would ap
im to grief. It is all right and cer- have been more complete and convinc- more as to the number and habitat of pear that the governor would have a
Nobseription.,111.00 For Yer. In Advane. tainly is each man's privilege to have.d. ar eu bnd
Adverltian. tfir AiAapltim. his own in politics, aso other "ng than the presentation made to the the degenerate scibes who turn space rge noughbunch of t on hand hi
matters, and to express them. It is an board of government engineers of the into lucre with smiling atacrity, and attempting to uphold the Florida par-
Tallabassee, Friday, Dec. 15, 1905. old saying that a man never amounts to advantages and requirements and fu- thank God for the opportunity- "senti- doing board. Fort Pierce Tribune.
.-.. -.- anything without some opinion of his ture prospects of Carrabelle as an im- I ment thrown in It appear from unofficial reports
Thereiin ot much meth in athleeve, but nev er sportant and deserving seaport, and it is Of course, we realize that such con- that the State Fair was not thesuccess
fews-, lut then is plenty of r ,ndrness in it out, that we are getting at." The to be hoped that the recommendations verting of principle into a meat-and- financially that the South Florida Fair
o P-|ophl*-'* etsod-x. i.xjosure and denunciation of wrong- of tr.at body of distinguished experts bread transaction, not to speak of the waste fact that theprobably for this
Ssl irt,, i i one of the duties of the press. will fully meet the expectations of the direct insult to sentiment, calls for sition to the State Fair whereas the
Trut h is ontrynt with the. at,.t. t.'r,t To thi. the iHerald os not refer. inhabitantsof t Ithe region to affected. caustic rebuke therefore, we utter a South Florida Fair had the good wishes
onut s liar arge tn ,rov* i I ry r- a, r' a; th rd rtTe r ish n irt The rrassf facts and tati tics pre- profound amen! and co-operationof everybody in thi
one at a liar .v. h. Ir w;, ji.t. No, a;ilr ne'ornplishes anything sented, soe of which w,.. hall rnake Then we wonder if the enlightened Iection -Plant City Courier.
hate. hir,-o'lf. of ggoodi ,y hintirn at corruption and, note of hereafter, was aurndantly 'on- Editor of the Jacksonville Sun realizes digging uTh mTallahassee True Democrat is
,t ,, ii ,.i t hrtrafninrav to 'xposE< it. Such conduct diging up many very ugl facts con-
.sr, ,it %%>t"H' .I inIar, th-r, t ,,is, p irei, not iv a desire to accorrn vincing, aail the prospect of the ir- how greatly the Governor's denuncia-a corning the Jennings administration.
are ; nur l,-r of (',pi"is of that first ph ,l|,od 4i,-l r t 1lts),ut eitherby personal prorvernent of East I'ass,. to make at ttory nerve would dbe glorified and back- and it claims that every assertion it has
ediition yet o, hardI, thit hi v havi pit,, a i .iori. toi, r ce.iv hush money or Carrabelll "be'n put out 'of fico i-' 'it to, attrat attention. Such motivescan- the, Gulf outside of Pl'e.sacola, never glimpse of that ''little list"'' of ink- it has not been challenge ed. It a ar
~ o~i i'ot Ise tloo 4tronigly denounced Such glms ntto have made out a clear case o co lu-
Fraternal ord.ler of lth. I rt-id Stat.is t,.n ,cannot receive too much contempt was brighter. slinging, moral deformities, yclept edi- sion of state officials in the disgrace.
now number over 6,;'1001'0,ilo rme.mI,.r:; '''h*.y 1 do no Wooed and do not desire to do GRAFT IN LITTLE THINGS. tors, whom he has stood on their good ful state printing scandal.-Tampa
I , l I'They do harm for some kind of .behavior warned to eschew evil, habit- Times.
what an army of fr;t,.rn.ali-t whi'h personal gain They rarely gain money (raft is riot to be measured by size ally The business of the St. Augustine
means just thatrrany f.arili,..-,prct'i ,l such a course. and they lose every- alone, says The Commoner. The little ally Record has grown so large that that
in time of need. thgir else. Jacksonville Times-Union. grafter is just as bad in his way as the Now, that there are editors, even in excellent newspaper has been compel-
The. True ,.rrt hi'artily (,',,,,l- The Tru lDer.mocrat most emphatically big grafter who accumulates his thou- Florida, who imbibe sin even as a duck I led to secure larger quarters by build-
The True emocraapprove and applauds every word of ndwa and hundred of thousand in swallows corn, is not to be denied butina home of its own. The new ofce
ulates its friend and ni'ighibor, the Aia- a applaudprayed over for human nature will w be a two-story brick structure de-
lachicola Times, on ts improved and I the foregoing, and commends the im- manner that will not bear scrutiny. If have its proneness and editors are signed especially for an up-to-date dai-
beautiful alipearance, with a neww h.id I 1plied rebuke to every one of its State graft is to be abolished the work of proves and e are paper and general printing business.
beautiful contemporaries to which it apple abolition must permeate all branches rally human But sad-eyedvoters The record richly deserves its prosper-
LonP4with renewedivivor ,f ,xlor,' iorl: ,ontemporaries to which it applies., abolition must permeate all branches of cannot be led to believe that many of ity.-Punta Gorda Herald.
enttrenewed vigor of expresil "The exposure and denunciation of society, for graft is worse than the cannot be le el that of ity Punta Gor Herald.
o ntumn prs. e displayed in its rabl wrong-doing" has been one of the lead- dandelion, or burdock, or cockleburr our literary guides will sell principle or The girls at the Female College in
colngumneatur of The Tru Democrat's root swap it off for nuts Tallahasseelare sendingto theirome very com-
We hear wish that every one of deliratly adopted policy from the An Eastern physician writes that he We wish there were no exceptions, e are pleased to learn that the col-
our readers Aild examine the volurne at f its first iue to the present has been offered a commission by but truth compels us to state we have lege is getting along so nicely. -Gaines-
of 46th, 47th ari 4th Florida Reports time, andl will continue to be until such the proprietor of a "health resort" in our mind's eye a live specimen of ve Sun.
now Ieing printed by The Record Co. time as the ipeol' are sufficiently on every patron sent. This is graft. natural freak that makes real editors One of Tallahassee's leading citizens
.A stine, and compare theblush. And we cannot help believing has offered to donate a site for the
of St. Auustine, and compare the.m aroused to a just comprehension of the A New York physician was offered a that Providence had an object lievin ma-rnor's mansion. Certainly this
with the volumes put out by the State conditions that have prevailed in the commission of 10 per cent on all busi- that Providence had an object in m- should solve the problem to the atis-
printer. The comparison would demon- public service of the State, and a proper ness sent to a crematory firm. At first ing him, although, why scrap piles only faction of the commission. Quincy
strate the way to do, and the way not realization of the positive necessity of thought this might seem like a legiti- were used in throwing him together, Times.
to do, public work. correcting the abuses that have been mate offer, but when one considers the and fat substituted for conscience, is Gov. Broward is still activelyengaged
The findings and sentence of the denounced and of choosing representa- status of the family physician it takes just simply beyond u; we sigh and pnrdecesdrg t t rivem nrethought
court-martial in the case of Midtship- tives to the State Legislature who are on the earmarks of a very contemptible sympathize with Lake City. to easing of the labors of his successor
man Meriwether were announced for public spirited and fearless enough to it of graft. i But, after all, we unsophisticated vo- by looking well after the things that
man Meiwether were announced fr iubli spirit and fearless ugh togra ters would like to suggest that if our are his own.-Palatka News.
the first time, after their approval by punish those whose guilt can be proven, Traveling men know full well that a terms wouldlike to suggest that i our are his own.-Palatka News
the Secretary of the Navy on the 12th and to so adjust governmental affairs small "present" will often influence a worthy chief executive is strictly out Gainesville now has a lady dentist,
of this month, but the Pensacola News, that there can be no repetition in the department buyer to favor a certain for guwith sin le tha state of he want to pment, sex are doubtless expected to make a
on the 7th, had an editorial review of future of the shameful occurrences line of goods, but it is gratifying to wit is not at all necessary to onfine him- fellow forget his misery when she is
the "sentence of acquittal" Nothing which have disgraced the Democratic know that the traveling salesmen are t is not at all necessary to confine him- yanking out his teeth and jabbing into
like being "previous." party of the State and brought re- beginning to fight that sort of thing. "elf to editorial sanctums his nerves. -Live Oak Daily Democrat.
^p n i s o .roachi u xn its Ipeopile But the buyer who engages in it is That it is not really necessary to take For the sake of the dead. whose vir-
Still the Insurance investigKation go 1" up t P t t who age. inin the entire landscape of Florida to tues should be remembered and whose
on, and still new facts are being brought We need only refer to our pages, guilty of a very contemptible graft. behold perambulating demonstration wrong-doing should be buried, we regret
So he from the first Issues to the present, for in our eagerness to abolish graft in ape that no kind word was said an the
to light that poly-holdershavebeenof moral decrepitude. Senate yesterday of Senator Mitchell.
robbed, that the companies' rch oic conclusive proof that we have, to the high places we should not overlook the Facts are stubbornthings, and one of As a rebuke to the living the silent
might pile up more dollars. Mr. Those. best of our ability, performed the car- "little grafting" that abounds on every the most stubborn within our ken is was a hint that more than one promi-
Ryan has at last told the Investigating dinal duty of a free and conscientious side Every species of graft must be that there are editors- Florida editors, nent man will understand. Times-
Committee what Mr. Harriman aid, i press referred to by the Times-Union put under the ban if the national char. who could be substituted for several Union.
nd threatened him with, when hm re- inthe foregoing clipping. We have acter in to be cleansed and given a oldregimeadvisers with profit to the Col. H. H. Buckman, of Jacksonville,
and threatened him with, when he r- h ei iState and honor to te present adminis- is out as a candidate for Senator for
fused to turn over to him a part of the plainly des'riibe the wrongful acts chance to improve. tration. And this is ever so. Duval county on his record the au-
Hyde stock. i that have been omitted, designated CHOOSE GOOD MEN. 1, L' thor and advocate of the Buckman
-.- beyond theI poesi'!ility of misapprehen- ,o .O .. eN Law. This is the way to do it. Let
The President has r'uppointe, Col. ,ion those who have been guilty thereof The Miami Metropolis is one of many It is singularly strange that the candidates in every county in the State
JohnE tillman as collector of the and cited our readers to the records State papers that have heartily endors- Times-Union. the great daily paper of in their announcements state whether
of PenSeolls, and has alqintr d which premnt the evidences of wrong- ed the suggestion of the True Demo- Florida, has persistently kept its eyes they u hold or oppose the Buckman
if Pensacola,anham i whichprettheeviidencesoitwrong-cratconcerningthegreacare ,h closed to the wrong doing and rotten- Law. The people will then have a
or J. M. ('heney a I. S. District doing crat concerning the great care which ness which have been known to be go- chance toexpress th selves in regard
Attorney for the Southern District of In the' performance of this sacred the people should exercise in the elec- ing on at the State capital for years. to t-and their decision is, orshouldbe
aorida, to succeed J. N. Stripllng duty we gladly and gratefully acknowl- tion of candidates for the Legislature, The editor of the Tallahassee True final.--Jasper News.
Florida is fortunate In the character of edge. the generous and effective support and gives the following description of Democrat could give the T-U the nec- The Florida
essary points for some very sensational The Florida editor easily ranks with
federal officials chosen to hold office in which we have received from many of the kind of men who should be chosen: articles DeLand Record. the average citizen. He gets up early
and works late. He lends his effort to
the State, and these appointees have our most esteemed contemporaries, and Such a man should be above all The Times-Union is on our exchange every public enterprise and ceases his
many Democratic friends to congratu- our only regret i that other newspapers public, irrespective of party or faction, list, and has seen enough in our col- labor only when his pulse stops beating.
late them in the State have refused or failed to will have the greatest confidence and umns to enable it to take some kind of Few editors ask for officeand none have
1n another column r appears count adopt a cure Od, universally regarded esteem. He should be a man of strong a position on the subject. It has nei- office thrust upon them." The rich ones
thbun the chief function f a fearle, pa- personality, of good education, expen- their expressed sympathy with our ef- are few indeed, yet the following item
of the bumptious and ill-mrnnrl n- Ire ence, as much as possible and practica- tells in what estimation they are held
havlor of Congresman mar on the triotic and untramnmeled prea W ble in legislative law and acts and forts at reform nor attempted any de- by Governor Broward. He says: "We
floor of the Ionare oif |Ieimr. ,,nttivet can readily understand how the attitude should be a worker, ever ready toput in fense o. those whom we have accused,. are afflicted with a sprinkling of edi-
I1 publicly' etiring a whining Iirt if silence on these vital topics or of a lick for his State, but more especially We h ve pointedto the proofs of every- tors who sell editorials forso much an
cause he had heu n rneple'd i a ,'aa i.,en defense of the accused should be for his immediate county and action thing that we have averred. Now let inch. sentiment thrown in."-- Ocala
eie should be one that can command Bveetr.
mittee by a better Denmta'tc, h hatvig aPpropriate to newspapers whose~ own- the respect and attention of his col. the T.-tL. lbr.ak its long and persistent Governor Broward in the course of
openly revolted at the Ihut sessin c ,ri are pisonal adherents or past ben- leagues and amsociates whenever his silence, one way or the other, or suffer his article in the Sun took occasion to
against the' De'mocnr,.tic e'naur uhini e'fliries of those whose official acts voice is raised and heahould be orewho the consequences of its chosen attitude, remark that Florida is "afflicted with
OanI the railroad rate' i.,,. I! iu l,-.. have ti en a.xp. d and condemned, or will eliminate all personal Importance, --- --.--.. sprinkling of editors who sel editorials
on thu rnlroad rwascete >ileh. I d p trh vthehxpeo uue avor may n- so frequently f elt by public officials, P'ensaecula is to have a seven-story for so much an an inch. sentiment
fortmnce was .xcedsliglv childhh ann1 that the hope of future favors may in- and let duty to his community and the ."sky-scraper" tobe erected on the site thrown in This is a pretty serious
culled-lfor and it wna ftiv re.huked fluenc'e their conduct; .bt just why a people he serves be foremost in his chargefortheGovernorto makeagainst
by the ahrupt adirn nt a, tf th. ;e'urnlably indei',ndent and ostensibly mind when in the legislative halls. of the ireat fire which occurred there a class of useful citizens. and lest all
~ ..by th...... rupt .o.rn n o im j n h k h a few weekss ago. It will occupy the suffer by implication the Governor
Hou,. i mprartial public journal. ping as t Speaker Uilchnist has published a card site formerly occupied by the "Blount- shouki be more specific and give names
Mesnsr J J. Whispxl. II. I rvin friend of the i'"'e.. should diligently ,Ia.lining tobecome a candidate for re- Wats.n Building"' on the cornerof Pal- of any whom he may know to be ad-
and R I' iiggins, real etat'. Irok,.r. iaitain it intd'nd ,' prIfiund si lence election n as a representative for DeSoto afx and Garden streets, and will ad- dicted to sbo utarofessional and permi-.
of this etion, a few I ie up al in intter no nearly arm'il vitally af- ,,ny We have nowhere sen y in- jin the new block to be erecte(l by Mr. cious a habit -adison New Enterprise
sale of some 5r2.(N)0 ac.sres f \e\st. l fi'i the' Iuihc ant Iriatacal intere.ts, ltntlo the' part of the ople F. C. Brent. Congratulations. the present day is the announcement of
ida timber Inndl In Wuashnrtin aarI r'l" Calhoun counties to the Dubth *ithI inl..i ;" ,, ,ri;u. rr'..kei ,n herte ua.n. anid hence the ctnl..aion that his drummers are intelligent inm speaking States Senate to succeed the brilliant
Company, com''ei d of h1rg,.li p,,rit, ...." ,,rehe'.l n r l w un f rar h tu l ibe n ia- ''f ('ongressrman Lamar the other day, statesmen of this country to-day. The
Of Dluluth sidl Elu ('Iniri, r the. ceini \, ',l, ,. ..r.re t rhensl on il. I'ut far ti' fat thit rit is., n ,rm n h remarked that the people throughout incident calls to one's. mind that a cross
*ration heing $:e;n0,00'i ThI ., \,,. h .* e i, ahr. a.n' w'ird, nre with. ,ua-t..rs. r'gardi'i as a bid for th. ti.r,' entire third district. (where he had roads attorney of (feoria once an-

ar e laud d.al mad' a ti.l ,i ,' i' i' 'ay t U" rt'narK i n,,,IIInati.on as A rnor. In h,. c:rdhe tn traveling), are thoroughly dis- nuncr that he would "run against
the state' for Ha lIng time. aud ill r.. Iiar '%I ii i n '.quti l ti cinctt'- i tutes that hi. "feel.Is grateful to thus,.e o Alexander i Stephens for Congress
lurn in '1n' icerful lvit'i's ii t ir rti'-i h u,,yiti eatingg that 1 he h n.'l > nut haviniul sisfl r. 'r n.t havand 't wuti o Thma'e youneg mun was never heard of
suit in yoorng..on nuwae. nevr h dy oystaitIng ,thatTh tdWith mar's ersecution of The oungi tmun was ne of heard of
stit in 'onidrful ittivities i iWIiw o (li'H 'ec't erienee ho aslianet its they foulothaviu eic'"..artr
lumbe. and nI t in th't ,. irm.s that newspaIaer's in- lDoes he inean that his opponents lidi cold-blooded reply to the appeal of a county before or after Deland Record.
named. efect that such things nt tell nil of the- hard things which Tallahassee lady urging him to recom-. The information is given by the Tal-
Wtuar, ti, the' 'cu.Ot that Iour'h an they knew on him? If so, it wa a mend Taylor's pardon when the time lahassee True Democrat that Secretary
Congremna W. I I.aar. of th ,,,t,,.s occur. n more than one funny thing to be grateful for. wasn't to deposit thFred W. Kettle of the Florida Female
Congressional District. having e,,e'n left Mcasii.i, sin e th. establishment of it? comes to deposit their ballots. College, has inaugurated a system of
Off of the Intrstate and Frign Corn- thi jrnal in Mrch st it proprietor thtphen A. parkma will be a weekly correspondence by the pupils to
ntert tatrI iatitw ith jCur a Marc last t proprietor chairman Perry Belmont, of the candidate to succeed himself in Con. their ome papers. Snch a plan as well
mierce CommIttee, had quit tilt w th' has 4li-en "approached" with flattering Publicity Committee, who is instituting grs again for the First Florida Di calculated to bring the coll e n closer
Minority leader Williams at the sson iprolnmitmni of purchase of his estab- a movement for publicity of campaign trt and will proa touch with the homes of orids and
f Congress on the 10th and during the lihmnt with the evident purpose of funds, on ecember 10th, announced a next time, without opposition. Florid hould prove utually beneficial. The
confusion which followed the tilt, Mr preventing further disclosures andelim- number of additional members of th nextver had a more fait Fl worker Talaha institution o dra
never had a more faithful worker at work for the young women of the State.
Lamar shouted: "Mr. Speaker, he went inating a force so obnoxious and dan- national organisation. among whom was Waiton than he and hewil probe. Tis fact should be impresaedu the
to the newspapers with it." Now, who gerous to the interests and plans of the Hon. CromwellGibbons, of Jaeksm"ville. present Florida's interests public with a view of enlutinp t -
goes into newspapers more than does persons it was engaged in denouncing rep nt res path and support so ustly e Proe
oar W. B. Lamar, when he wishes on account of their public acts as State Atlanta is beginning the agitation of thus for many year--in the Senate sor urphree and the at of the
Floridians to know what great things officials. It tois needless to add that a scheme for a great exposition to be perhaps a goodly number of them--if college.-St. AigusthieReou.
he h e m. ow Is Q i to try to do? peve a p e 4mww w mre m pt held ito 1910. to celebrate its 0th anal- be would rather be a Senator than For Fresh G ear, 'phme W. T.
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LOCAL AND PERSONAL. Lond Distance Telephone. Juvenile Matineo. Church Notices.
Dr. W. L. Moor, President of the There was a most unique and enjoy- Trinity M. E. Church, South, J. W.
It is not always the doing well Southern Telephone and Construction able entertainment Tuesday evening at Bigham, Pastor. Services Sunday at 11 t
That measures the fame of a man;
The hero i he who the world can ee Company, has his force of workmen the opera house, gotten up on short no- a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Junior Ep- .
s doing the bet that he can busily engaged daily making the long twice, but well attended and affording worth League, 3.00 p m. Senior Ep-
-Exchange. distance connections The line is now much delight to all present. It con- worth League. 4.00 p. m. All members a
The children's entertainment at the complete to Monticello, where it con- sisted of brilliant and charming per-' requested to attend The public and
opera house Tuesday evening was a nects with the Bell system of long dis- formances by a well-trained company of strangers specially invited to worship
great success. tance 'phones, and any one who may delightful little people accordmlg to the with us.
Legal Cap Paper, Sc. per quire at R. wish to do so can talk to Monticello. following program: First Haptist Church, Rev. Frank W.
J. Evans'. Thomasville, Atlanta. Jacksonville and Overture Cramer, Pastor. Divine worship by
Mr. G. W. Rhodes, of Woodville, was many other points abroad in fact, con- Recitation Merry t'hristmas ; the pastor Sunday at 11 a. m. and 7. 3
in th Wed da and made us a nects us directly by telephone with the Robert Merton Williams. p. m. Morning subject. "The condi-
m e cint y Wednesday and made business world, and places Tallahassee Song Hush-a-by, Haby; (Grace tions of the realization of abundant and i
pleasant in Dress s and Trim-n line with all up-to-date, hustling Hill and Margaret Phillips overflowing blessings." Evening sub-
The latest in Dress Goods and rim- business places, where quick communi- I Song and Cake Walk Lindy Alice (ect, "Hope a condition of salvation." ,
mings of all kinds can be found at cation is desirable and profitable Gwynn and Clinton Dawkins. liable School at 10 a. m. Junior Bap.-
James'. 39-4t That the business public will hegreatly Recitation "A Letter to Santa tist Union, 3 p. m. Senior B. P. U.,
Mr. Rivers H. Buford, a well-known benefitted, and will highly appreciate Claus;" James Levy. 6.45 p. m. A cordial invitation is ex-
attorney of QUincy, visited the capital this enterprise on the part of Dr. Moor Chorus from Opera "The Belle of tended to every person. Strangers will
this week on gal business, and his associates, there can be no Avenue A." be especially welcomed.
Zephyr. Shetland Floss and Ice Wool doubt, and every one should give the Character Sketches from Mother St. John's Episcopal Church, Rev.
at R. J. Evans'. company the liberal patronage and en- Goose- Hugh Archer Palmer and Kate Dr. W. H. Carter, Rector. -Services:
The Tallahassee Iron Works, under couragement such an undertaking de- Byrd Sundays and Holy Days, holy commun-
the supervision of Mr. E. A. Jones, has serves. They have invested quite a Recitation --- The Darling of the ion 7 o'clock am. m. Sunday, 11 a. m.
recently rebuilt the Quincy waterworks large amount of money in this new en- Year;" Enid Broward. and 8 p. m. Friday, 8 p. m. St. Mi-
standpipe. terprise and our business men should Dance Fantasie-Frances Papy, Mary chael's (colored). Services: Sundays,
For Kid Gloves that will give perfect show appreciation of it. Diamond, Josephine Block and Evelyn 4 p. m. Friday, 4.30 p. m.
satisfaction go to James'. 39-4t Governor Broward made a business Quartette- "Down in the Valley;" No Oplm In Chamberlains' Cogh
Mr. and Mrs. Beverly Ward have re- visit east last Monday. Willie Parkhill, Hugh Archer Palmer, Remedy
turned to their former home in Louisi- Mrs. Sierra and children, of Pensa-. John Carter and Willie Crowder.
ana, where Mr. Ward has accepted a cola, are visiting her parents, Sergt. D. Recitation--"Mrs. Wiggs of the Cab- There not the leastdanger in givin
fine position. Ellis and wife. ba Chamberlain's Cough Remedy to sm
fine position. Ellia and wife. ba e Patch; Helen Saxon children, as it contains no opium or
See our line of Fascinators, Circulars Mr. and Mrs. Moon have returned horus-- "The Sleigh Bell." other harmful drug It has anon estab-
and Newport Shawls, and Ladies' from a long and pleasant visit to friends Darktown Debating Society Thos lihed reputation of more than thirty
Blouses. R. J. Evans. in New York resent will be: Tranquili pkins, years as the most successful medicine
ThegvPeW.erisbMlmie ayandMissTu n-Fosr Evans;Aurora Bora Jenki in use for colds, croup and whooping
The venerable attorney, Judge P.W. Miss Mamie Mays and Miss Turn- Foster Davis; Cuthman Washington, cough.e for colwayds, croup and whooping
White, of Quincy. was in the city this hull, of Monticello, arrived Wednesday Frank Wideman; Calamity Snipkins, ouh. It always cures and is pleasant
week on business and was joyfully for a visit to the family of Mr Justice Blount M ers; Eggshell Doolittle, Hugh to take. Children like it. Sold by all
greeted by many old friends. Parkhill. Massey; Stealachicken Hankrson, Joe druggists. ....
Nicholson, the jeweler, can sell you Hon Jefferson B. Browne, wife and Hilson; Jerusalem Artichoke Jenkins. ianlll for Sale.
Christmas presents-in the shape of daughter returned to Tallahassee Mon- Walter A. Hinson; Abe Lincoln Age- Among the blank forms kept in stock
Silverware, Watches, Clocks, Cut Glass day, after a pleasant visit to their old memnon, Jerome Wideman; Julius (a-- at The True Democrat office are the
articles, etc.-as cheap as the cheapest. home and friends at Key West. sar Mephistopheles, Leon Geneva; Platt following:
The State Pardoning Board held a Master John G. Hinsey, of The Herald Quintius Johnson, Clinton Dawkins; Dled No. 1. Conforming to the tat-
meeting on Wednesday and granted a and Era, of Quincy, is in the city today Emancipation Jones, Dale Mahy; ut
conditional pardon to A. G. Holt, con. and made us a pleasant visit. He has Knickerbocker Snowball, Laurie Per- lDeed -No 2. Same, with extended
victed of assault with intent to commit been in the business three years and Is kins. acknowledgment for dower.
manslaughter in Gadsden county. quite a bright young man. Goodnight Song by the kindergarten Mortgage- Nos. 1 and 2, as above.
Best line of Work Pants ever in Tal- If you want to give your friend a children ,..-. ,. Chattel Mortgage or Bill of Sale, with
lahassee, now at Evans'. beautiful Christmas Present, purchase Hon. Robt. McNamee was on a busi- Note.
Mr. J. B. Hammett, who is now act- one of the Souvenir Calendars of Talla- ness trip to the city the first of the Crop Mortgage, with Note.
ing as market clerk, has given the mar- hassee published by the Woman's Club. week. Turpentine Lease.
ket building and offices upstairs a gen- The Woman's Edition of the Daily Mr. Claude L'Engle, of the Jackson- Promissory Note.
eral cleaning up, which has greatly im- Capital will contain abundant interest- ville Sun, spent last Sunday in Talla- We also have a supply of NO AA)-
proved the appearance of things. ing matter affecting, the entire county, hassee. MITTANCE" signs.
Syrup Barrels for sale at High- and its publishers, the ladies, expect a Mrs J. Clifford Foster is again a- ('all and see them.
tower's. 35-tf liberal patronage for it from their, among her many Tallahassee friends and SURVEVINO.
Rev. J. W. Bigham, who has so ably friends in the surrounding country. admirers after a visit to St. Augustine. W. T BANN;RMAN will do your Sur-
served the Tallahassee charge during The Tallahassee Woman's Club is en- The holiday trade is on now in ear- veying anywhere in the State P. 0.
the past two years, will close his term gaged in getting out an attractive nesti you see it everywhere you go, Address, Meridian, Fla sept.16-6m
of service here by preaching his fare-: Souvenir Calendar of Tallahassee, to be and it will continue so until after the ..
well sermon on Sunday next. Every sold for charitable purposes, and every 25th. Discharge Notke.
member and attendant of the church resident of the city will want one or Master Bryan Palmer, who accident- (YTICE is HEREBIY GIVEN THAT SIX
should attend on this occasion. more for Christmas gifts. ally shot himself in the foot several months after the date of the first publea-
Men's Hats, nice line, going cheap. Reader, join the Woodmen of the days ago, is rapidly improving and will n ntJei.of mentm e.n th
at Evans'. World or some other fraternal insurance soon be well and sound again. fur my discharge as Administrator of the state
A meeting of the Governor's Mansion o-der and give your loved ones or de- Judge P. W. White was among his Henry J Richardson ION .
Commission was appointed for Thurs- pendents the protection it will secure hosts of Tallahassee friends Wednes- Administrator.
day, but as several of the members to them should vou be called away from day who were delighted to see him Tallaha-se,. ra.. September lst. t19s.- Iem4m
failed to arrive the meeting was post- them. It would be the right thing to looking so young, for one of his years. l
poned until Saturday, The commission do at this season of the year. and in such go, d health. ULl I I EfIAK
is expected to act on the donation of Ediar Wallace, of London, set a trap Mr. George W. Childs is able to be .1 _eA f vr..APO, Wo oe* *.f
a site for the mansion recently offered in his room for a mouse. After he had out and attend to his building and con- --
by Mr. Geo. W. Saxon. gone to sleep the trap snapped and he, tracting duties again after a long spell
Save moneyby applying to Gee. H. awoke to find the room rapidly filling f continue fever. Hlie says he is now
Averett, who has the latest machinery with gas from a burner that he had left daily improving. D w
for moving dirt, repairing roads, etc half turned on. He turned off the gas In mv sw.ch at Jackson's Bluff
He wHI save you money and do your and then opened the trap and released Bridgem st, t d t at M MvJers "was
wdfk better than it can be done the the mouse--a life for a life. n attorney .t tht Wail-. claim," and
old way 41-tf Attorney-General Ellis on Wednesday that Senae', r h.",,unt favored t a pay-
Mr A. W. Smith, of Soplhoippy. was received a consignment of 25 copies f it ofnen ,f 11:3, s I ma;e no further Ch
among the popular Confederate- veter- the 48th volume of Sunreme Court Re- referei.ce to e it her of these gentlemen. hh
ans who passed through the cily this ports from The Record Company of St. W A RAW; : .
week to attend the reunion at Jackson- Augustine, who are printing Vols. 46. Mr John i. (ihoate, now rnly
ville. There are not many of the grand 47 and 48 The work was pronounce thr .Fir-t. ltinal Hank, of eny
old vets left among us, and they are excellent in over respect, and will with th a .r- N,,t,,inil at nk pot of 'e
always entitled to the best (f every. doubtless he found to comply xctly ( ut faithful v luringa the v ellow fevr
thing. May each of their last days be with every detail of the specifications. epi.tlenc,. now taking a well dl.servel --- i
their happiest, wherever they may be, Mrs B. A. Meginn'ss and Miss Bershe vacit:On .nli I sl'tperil t1e. holidays
and may time deal gently with each Meginniss. who recently returned after with his ;arnt., sisters and hosts of! : ;
living one of them until they are called a lengthy visit to New York, Balti- Tallahasse friends.
to oin the great army of their corm- more, Washington and Charlottesville, Mr. Harris L vy returned ho- lastur is
rales who have gone to their reward Va.. are now comfortably located for Sunday ater an extend ,viit north H ouse ur s
the Winter at Mrs. Bond's pleasant Sunday water an extended visit nor th
King of All Co*ugh Meed es. Jessamine*lnn. Miss Bershe's hosts of and northwest. His general health has
Mr E. G. Case, a mail carrier of Tallahassee friends are delighted that been re lv improved iand his lar Guns and A
Canton Center, Conn.; who has been in she is again at home. where she is un- lighted to have him home again He '
the U. S. service for about sixteen vemrally loved and admred. says he will leave again in January for' Crockery of all kinds, we
years, rsay: "We have tried many The members of the Prebyteria the northwest, where in the future he
S mines for croup, but Cham- conr ton are pleased at the t expts to rde sd ngae i some prces an would be glad to S(
borl's Co~uh Rem~ey is kiag of all peetoflhavin Mrs, Fote In the ch.r kind of outdoor nbuinaes, as he doe. not m
and one to be relied upon every time. th winter.. Tlie Gemeral will smo be like a life of eonmaelne t, necessary in fJI/ M I I-
We a_. .ad It the best ressedy r esaged tave a thr St the t e iss d o.
Ms .n* *S t* I M..s .. ... ...I> .-'. TALLAHASS E

Legal Notke.
months after date, the undersigned will ftl
heir accounts as Executor and Executrix of the
estate of Martha Flmnlr. late of Leon county,
F'lorilda, deased. and apply to the Honombo
countyy Judge of said county for their dixeharge
m such executor and executrix.
E. A. CRAWFORD, Executor,
L. P. CANTEY. Executrix
of the Frtate of Martha E. Filming. bec'd.
Datedl this 21st day of July. 1906. la*em
NOTICE of the lnaolvency of the Estate of Rob.
rrt L. (Cllia, deceased.
Inmilvency of the sald estate having been augc
ra.tti to the Court, under uoath. by the Adminil*
ntrator of the akid estate,
Notice is hereby given to all persona having
claim% agrain.t the abive-narnd etate to asppo
and file the same. duly *worn to, before* me. on or
;N'fore the Int day of March. A. D. 1908. or the
same will he barred.
R. A. WnrLTrino,.
County Judge, Leon County. Florida.
Aurust 24. 1906.
For Sale.
A medium-sized second-hand boiler,
with equipment, for sale cheap. Ap-
ply at this office, or at Leon Hotel, and
see it. 81-tt


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and more




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this Is the place to buy your

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TH TRU DEMOCRAT. AAmTre or A m3 133s. Trss amuwrxur s.
JMr 0. COLLS, P blisher. Its Infiseasme la or A m T. hee W Will Preach a This n .
rolet Th ghe.st the Lead. tr.td 0e Aopp lmwtotslo.
PUBLJLMED gVERY FRIDAY MORNING. No matter what happens, so to speak, Tallahassee Dstriet-J. E. Wilon,
and pneiipally in our great cities, New Presiding Elder.
The I fpel of La hler. York and Chkcago, it does one's soul Tallahausee-W. M. Posge.
o rM of ieetr, he pre sd it to ma. good to read the newspapers of those Monticello-Smith Hardin.
iwhoon troubled and w-ersid himself. cities particularly and of the country in Leon Circuit-A. M. Mann.
KEt ww i minga id ied., mhap; general. Political rascals and public Quincy-J. A. Hendry.
h k.his, h. l o.thI,, thieves have still had their newspaper uiny Circuit-F E. Steinmyer.
iv*er kp worryWndbothew aout. defenders (though they have been Gadsden Circuit-F. A. Taylor.
mile at your trouble, it's likely tp it' scarce,) but the way in which most of Waukeenah Circuit-C. W. Mathison.
I urhtr'. .pontoamwu.; tearare I.ruee*d out. the papers have spoken out for honesty Midway Circuit-B. H. Freeman.
(omapel lauhtee: World wants u, Iaugh and against plunder and have made Concord Circuit-G. S. Roberts.
ost., r o'erfoader, arm tity's khaf w. their illustrations concrete warms the Blue Creek Circuit--To be supplied.
Wishes it. rlilple iven a .shw. cockles of the heart and renews one's Bristol-To be supplied by T. B.
Ha. hn, ha. ha. ha i Ii. h. hor, i faith in popular government. Soberly Henry.
his is the creS that seI tr,,elg wo.o.., r,.gt.oith
Makes us f-orget therare, that w k,,now speaking, if we go wrong or are going Aucilla Circuit-A Johntry.
Laughter',- pontlanrlw,i. t-arar- ...' iPueA out, wrong the fault does not lie at the door Mayo Circuit--A L Woodward.
(; ni orf laughter World ha. .. w,,.rv of the press. While there has been a li- Old Town Mission To be supplied by
eTule your ou. t' rit i.ryaeiar y tl, ra, centtous press in some instances and a D. Y. McDaniel.
Iihriie.s ,, ilaoirht.r iirel thm,,ou.'. to r,,.t., yellow press in too) many instances, the Perry and Taylor Mission R N. San-
lie, h.a. hI. ha. hea h,. has, h,, h', soundrness of the press as an institution ders; one to be supplied by J. W.
Niovri .'fieworry hf. thI, ha. ,a .l,, ,has river been more i lly shown Hemans.
4.eeKht Aifr"el J. wotlehiio.. inHMur'., Mlavlltine of moral revolt in this country that was Madison Circuit W. J. Gray.
iv,. io 'ris'l ie light h frofr h<.'a, . begun oey manifesting itself in pIolitics West Madison Circuit T. C. Brad-
A u.park frirn that initorte l fir-. Beginning with Foik, prosecutor in St. ford
Wilh "*an'Iharl, ^Iy Allah ", Louis, and coming on down and through Carrabelle--J. R Crandal.
T ht ift frirffen arthi fitf *ow dirs*.
Ij",t fin wreftthe miriio ie,w various phases of wrongdoing from mu- Crawfordville Circuit To be supplied
but heaven irelfd temi i-r in luov., nicipal theft to life insurance plunder- by F J. Patterson
T/ wean frr, tlf seh sordl thfui'uhIl. ing, wherein did the press fail of the Apalachicola- J. S. Crandal.
A ray eof iHi who forrnli the wholl, word in msas'on and the "word with the Ashmore -To be supplied by J S.
A glory circling round the soul. bark on it ?" Next to an upright judi- Silver
-/, -, - y'rn. ciary, and sometimes before it, is an Woodville Mission J. T. Coleman.
Circul iarL ....... Far s honest press.
Circular Letter to Farmera. As a whole we believe the press of Space will not permit our publishing
President Harvey Jordan of the no country haM given more vigorous the full list of appointments for the
Southern Cotton Assocriation issued a proof of honesty than the press of thin other districts, but we give below the
circular letter to the farmers of the country in these days. And it has appointments of those whom our read-
South, Dec. 18th, regarding a reduction thrived on the exercise. More and ers know best and would like to know
in cotton acreage for 1906. The letter more the merely partisan press has fal- where located:
may,s in part: len into disrepute. We mean this so- Rev. J. W. Bigham, Presiding Elder,
"The Southern Cotton Asnociation berly. The partisan press has its place Orlando District.
will not ask the farmers of the South to and its use. But long it had usurped a Rev. J. B. Ley, First Church, Jack-
reduce the cotton acreage for 1906 less wide area outside these until it became sonville.
than that planted in 1905. The associa- a tyranny over the minds and conscien- Rev. H. E. Partridge, Fernandina.
tion does ask, and insist, with all the ces of men, asking them to let it do Rev. F. Pasco, Editor Christian Ad-
force at its command, however, that their thinking and hand their responsi- vocate.
the acreage planted in cotton through- ability over to.the fetish of party. whose Rev. J. P. DePars, Arcadia.
out the belt In 1906 be not increased du- ritual the party press daily chanted as Rev. W. J. Carpenter, Hyde Park,
ring the planting season of 19(0M Let applicable to all acts of a citizen from Tampa.
the watchword of every Southern far- choosing a President or a Congressman Rev. A. E. Householder, Tampa
mer be diversification, and through that to choosing a County Commissioner or Heights Tampa.
agency produce an abundance of food a Justice of the Peace. We came in Rev. H. C. Christian. Tampa.
to maintain each farm. time to the full fruits of this monstrous Rev. E. A. Gray, Micanopy Circuit.
"The present estimated twenty-seven assumption in the establishment of ma- Rev. J. E. Mickler, Daytea.
million acres planted in cotton is suffl- chines on both sides that played into Rev. T. W. Tomkies, Fort Pierceand
cent under normal climatic conditions each other's hands; aud with a party Stuart, East Coast District.
to produce enough cotton to meet the press on each side to drive men into Among those ministers who were
demands of the spinners for the Amer- voting blindly, what more complete sla- transferred to other Coeferences was
lean staple. Any material increase in very could be devised ? Rev. Fred Blackburn, wo goes to St.
the cotton acreage for 1906 will tend to Well, this amazing assumption has Louis Conference. Hios mny Tahikae-
stagnate the cotton market and de- been rudely shaken. In the revolt of see friends regret that he leaves, but
press rice below their legitimate val- recent months paper after paper has; he carries with him the best wishes of
us. The legitimate laws of supply and broken away from such service joining aill Flridians who know hi...
demand is the only true medium of reg- the chorus that has been led by the Rev. S. W. Walker was again elected
ulating fair and legitimate prices for President for an independent manhood President of the Methodfa Flotrida Ssm-
our great staple product." asserted in civic action, free from na- inary.
President Jordan closes the letter tional party issues and affiliations. So r "(^^"'^"
with a strong appeal to the farmers to there has been only a lonely example Dylag of Famibe
plant an abundance of small grain, corn here and there either of newspaper or is, in its torments, like dying ef c-
and side crops and urges them to raise man that has tried to "sound the hew-. surnptim. The progress of cenasump-
more hay, cattle and hogs that the gag" as of old and drive men to vote tion, from the beginning to the very
farms may become more self-sustain- like cattle in the name of party. Ac- end, is a long torture, beth to wuitima
ing. -1 cordingly, we have a condition all over and friends. "When I had consumptioe
Well Dome.lTheu Falthfil Servant, this country with the exception here in its firs stage," writes Wm. Mys.
and there to make it clearer of a I re s of Cearfes Md., "after trying deafte.
Study to make the best of what you speak ing out honestly ; counseling men ent medicines and a gsed doctor. im
have. Too many people fail to use the to vote directly for men ; to get things vain, I at last took Dr. King s Nw,
talents they have because' they have odne by voting for men that will (o Discovery. which quickly and perfectly
not more to put with them. lon 't look them, and not vote for a party name in cured rna." Prompt ualef and same
for tes> grand things and dny yourself the blind dream that what happens af cure fow coughs, coldhv k ore thrrta ,
and family the pleasure,, you might en- t,,r that is no one's concern hiut no bronchitis etc Positively prevests
Joy, simply Iwcause yonearn t giv-e them part of it in more prominent than that pneumnsia Guaranteed at all (lrgg
greater rones The rman who gives h I which the press o(f the country has stores. Price 5oc anid $.() a bottle
family the benefit of a gool., coiven- ,play,' anoI none more valuable and hon- Trial bootltkn free
lent, well arranged horn.. with fruit ,ralle,. Indlianapolis News. -... .
and flowers ind gool oitok aniel wel I y all wealth, honor, r
chosen periodicals fori r.eahng annl cul Notice. health ie n the attachment we fonsr to,
tivating the mind. who, given e.hli such Alilcntion has Ittbn made to the noble sasin. because to become nme with
education as his means will allow, and King daughterss ny ade.berving woman a g l, generous, andtrue is to bce ome
who in kind and coni..rt, toward who has to, support herself and invalid in a mousure gIood, generous, andi true
thome who are in a lierge' le'r.'' d'l.-timl- h,.sanI hy newinK. for ausi.stance in ours'imels Dr. rThehmes Arnold.
ent ulion him for hIve' ln11 I;Trot. 'cliot,, is'.,icurtig aIseccondl-hlnd t wseing machine -..
has dine a gea e w"irk which, eoup ,le Any i'rson h|aviing a machine to sell at Remarkale Care.
with true hrhistian lif., ,. wl n ti hit rt ,,a ,,iti l. I pr e'. iles..s, notify Mrs. I wai much affieted with sciati a.
to the -,,l'ned w.'l', re Wenll sine, p: (. (; he.'l'v, or aren, e ir of the, wr.it-t, lol. ( C NuL .lowaville. S.ligwick
into ,, t jys oi ,f th .v L l..r, -' enl n I II N. 'rl; cf the K '. I ugiter'' s county. Kan **K grw altut on ierut .he
l.ieach Newws Ml.tnv mai tim.l hIIlalli,. i n t,.I.in, ait d s.d I .ufferi. ng i rat deit I f. pf pain. .

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Two men can pack two to three tons per day, bales
weighing 75 to 100 pounds.
It p1lA.cing this Hlay P'irs (in the' market, we fe-l that we' are tillmvr i In
f,.It giantt with at .s~ti ti~ tir.it-cht. as rticle' f it- kind.
I' i.;s simple inconistructi ,n and thoroughly well nimad oif first-cla.s-' rn;t,-ri;al
a n4l .. L.ken rar.e ',f will la'i t a life tim e.
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It ngth upi te) : ft.
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Iee I ase Wa" IrensL
The war that for aix months has been
waqed amns naval stores exporte.s
has eased A naval stores portX o-
orida eeept Pensacola have be en
made open markets.
The accumulated holdings of the Na-
val Stores Export Company will be ta-
ken over by the S. P. Shooter Company
and allied interests, known as the Bil
Four, and the price paid for thee hold-
ings, which include forty-five thousand
asks of spirits of turpentine, is about
I 99 IW

There would have been no investiga- orr settled conditions in the market,
tion of the insurance companies had it which has seen great fluctuations dur-
not been for the recent disclosures ing the "war" are now looked for. It
made by David Ferguson, a reporter is understood that there is an agree-
for the New York World, who began meant that prices shall riot be allowed to
by prodding the officers of the Equitable fall below a fixed minimum. In fact it
about James Hazen Hyde's Cambon is said that producers are guaranteed a
dinner and other evidences of ruinous higher average price than they have se-
waste. At the outset, Ferguson was cured during the last few years, though
laughed at by the men he approached. it is not expected that rosin will again
Hyde and Alexander, the two heads of reach the exceedingly high figures of a
the Equitable, denied everything-de- few weeks ago, before the break came.
nied tnat there was any factional up- There has been a tense, strained feel-
rising in the Equitable, or the slightest ing in naval stores circles for months,
unfriendliness between Mr. Hyde and and there is a general feeling of relief
Mr. Alexander. But the reporter kept over the settlement.
on prodding and digging patiently until
he gained the confidence of some one may W*ddiinfa.
on the inside whose name will probably May weddings are supposed by many
never be known. From that time on persons to be unlucky. It a eritge
Ferguson had the situation in his own erons to be unlucky. It Is a heritage
hands, and what followed is thoroughly froIu the auci('nt Romans. A May
known to the great American public bride. says Ovid, is short lived.l his
today, having resulted in the greatest explanation being that the month In-
upheaval ever known in the history of cluded the celebration of the IA'niuria
American finance. Compelled, by the in honor of the dead. Apart from any
persistent revelations i'erguson was evil omen, such a time of mourning
making, to undertake an investigation, would interfere with the bathing and
Francis Hendricks, Superintendent of toilet arrangements that were proper
Insurance for the State of New York, toilet arrangements that were proper
filed away a lengthy document contain- preliminaries to weddings. Plutarch
ing the testimony he had taken; and it suggests that, as April was the month
remained for Louis Seibold, another of Venus and June that of Juno, to se-
World reporter, to procure a copy of lect May was to slight those nuptial
this secret report, which made the goddesses and that June, as the month
longest "story' ever "run" in a news- of the young (Junlores). was preferable
paper about a single incident-112,000 month of the old (ajoresi.
words. It is till a matter of keenest to May. the month of the ol (maJore s).
speculation among the newspaper men Ovk Mensemals mal nubervu
of New York how Seibold obtained pos- gus alt" (there Is a popular saying that
session of a copy of a State document, wicked women wed In May) was in-
and it will be, probably, a mystery for- scribed on the gate of Holyrood when
ever. Reporters of Seibold's type never Mary, queen of Scots, married Both-
betray confidence. Were the secrets well in May, 1517. What followed
of Messrs. Ferguson and Seibold known strengthened Scottish belief In May's
concerning the great insurance expos-
ure, they would, undoubtedly, make unluckiness.
good reading, but these men make
pledges of confidence for the public Thie T*rm ,"Cronr."
good, and it goes without saying that Every one uses the term "crony" in
those pledges will die with them.-Suc- the sense of "chum" or "pal," and the
cess Magazine for December. phrase "old cronies" hais become spe-
~ cially familiar, but it Is doubtful
Any one wishing Dirt Work done, whether the original word bore any
should consult Geo. H. Averett, who reference to friendship. The new Eng-
has the latest improved machinery for, referee' to rieudshlp. The new Eag-
doing it cheaply, quickly, neatly and lsb dictionary puts down Its origin to
satisfactorily, and he will do it while academic slang and quotes the Immor-
the other man with wagon is getting tal Pepys for the earliest Instances of
ready to begin. 41-tf I Its use. Quite recently, however, an old
I letter of a still earlier date has come to
If He Knew, He'd Change His Mind. light, In which a scholar Is described
People wonder at the infatuation of as "content to destroy his body with
country folks with city life, and why so I night labors and everlasting study to
many of them persist in working their overtake his chronyes and contemliora-
way cityward to mix in the hurly-burly. ries." From this It would seem clear
It as shoin and known that life in the that the word was a bit of university
country, on the farm or in the little thit the word was a bit of uniersty
village, is more peaceful and quiet, Jargon, used to d.-note students of the
safer, saner, longer. It is well known sanint' date andwl -ornel from the Greek
that more country people own their own word that alpeitrrs in the terms "e-hro-
homes, that they are infinitely further inlogy. '"ehroiinonm'te *," "chronograph,"
removed from danger of want and acci- tint are .onne'e-tcl with thne.

dent, that they work less hard and con-
tinuously, that they are not rushed to
death. It is el ually undeniable that
they run their calling or business, while
city businesses run the men who em-
bark in them.
There is one probable main cause of
this misguided action, the unbalanced
judgment. To the eye of the man ot
the farm or country village, city life i,
a perpetual picnic of excitement and
pleasure. To him the grind of street
cars and the roar of vehicles and the
unsubsiding hum of coeval humanity is
exhilarating He thinks it is all noi.-ed
.joyfully, or at least with enthtuJiasm
f h,- kn'w how much of it i' wail, an)l
ti xV m.i'h minore xhtated wa-te, tne
would radliy charne- his minird The
country nitrn uiihf tio Icarn how nchi-h
lIird-n t e h rv 1 a i t h licit ,f',r' h(i e
puts ltas .!houldr t,, i th .- it.i | la h
it alohit.
For in ttane<.. the- rmnan in t he- (',,trit''v
has pli-ity .v of 'mci'. h i,.41, .- hi. \,,irk inr
arn ounl.-rly r'ti. Is prarm is
flexil I', :1n, I if a little inrt rf.re.;ce.
c("m,,s ;taln itn (cill ;i ma rl-r i f r r it.
The city nian hwa; laid oit a- mu-jih, .eil
the time. ior .nmre than he o(in ,do. lt
there is the, 1 -ast j,,stl hi.i pro ram i
out of shap;t fir a i; a w .eek. ain
sometimes mu.t tl, I |ft out altogether
The city man is aiw;\ts hurriei, arid
tired, w}'iie his cintrv c,,u.in wakes-
up tresh evtryv morning from .1a g',,d
night's rest. If the farmer ciilid -e-e
the city life he envies as that lift.e ,,
really lived, he would not want anv of
it in his with so much yearning. -Pliant
City (tou,-'.r.

He Wasn't Afraid to Try.
C. W. Raymond. Chief Justice 4of the
United States Court of Appeals (of In-
dian Territory, was a factory hand at
Onarga. Ill., at ninety cents a day.
twenty-five years ago. He resolved to
become a lawyer, and made application
to Henry A. Butzow, the county clerk
of his county, for employment. The
clerk wrote him that time he did not
need any further assistance, but that
the future might bring a demand for
additional help. He closed his letter as
follows: "Our work is adding, adding
all day lo. Did you ever t it?r"g
Yoong Raymond was eqVal to the oc-
aion, and answered the clerk on a
postal card as follows: "No, I have
never trid addi, addig. adding, all
4a i.1!?t lowt tm t ad I

.a mum. krember.


SembetM"Ag boutthe Two Newspe-
per Reponrls Who Are Reqwasia
hi.e hr CreG~ UpheavaL

1o tear a itpacK cf e'rds li two Is re-
The Food Poisoners. g irdlei by home i s a marvelous fent of
T F Phnetrength. ial .yet ihll -trik IM losmibld,,
Do we need a stringent "pure fo< 't" t atny ,one with fairly strong il wiers.
law in Florida one that can lie en- ) any ""i- o witht rl c trAt 1ii.ie rs
forced and will stop the sale of canned "' sh'* sret of the trick Ilie in the fa.t
goods, meats, etc., containing poison, that the entire peack Is not torn lit oinc.i,
ous substances? Read the following I'ut it plre-tei.Idliag to get u grillp e' the
from the Brooklyn Eagle: pa.k the strong ia111n so iiiiillilhite s
When food is so had that it kills a dog the' I. r'lds that tihy o.ve.rlai. Ini this
it must be bud enough not to sell to hu- w by |ut it siughe, .-ardi I|s tern nt an time.
man being. \ et it is precise-ly the Iai ,, n e thi,. l l- s a,.r I tori tl tle. r'ot Is
adulterants )put taon iur l taldts and ,... "'o ii y '11'e % wile e111Ia h il I I p i k
served to us in hotels and res-taurants
which are killing dogs. A cheinmist ira -f s.r l' filrl:,lv ith1 tri' ik is faIrly n'I.\.
Atlantic (City has lie-u corn iucting a .e- I. iil \'il Ien ,il.l. tliina s 11 sing i.,n k
rncs of e'xpi- rimonts Iy -f'iling these. f f rals \\;is m',,- e.iil'r t'l tI I.' thle in.it
pr-esrvativ,., .tlib-titules and colorinllg **t Pi.' iiill i iail \ l ii ir ',i lii'ig it ii
Im:tters to bits. andsi th, results are fatal i,,-t- 1 ,. e11a,'k l, st ,.1 ,, 1 htoth.il ,'rigi
linrtermn 'xaminatiosh sto'owv tIl- rs lt 4 i r i i I
iof actua: iiso lhes,> rn:it'' i.tjl s ;ir, I ht',, I, I I. r, t l r
.att.n i'.* m tir. w oi .ii aril ehla l ,.i : 0- n..1 l ll ih .*n - >'. ,' .'s1,l
t R -v are si.r' 'j ;r( I iii.a lstuti- th y tni 'v art-c tliii
isf-i In <';ttir.ed 'n.oil-;.: they ;tv ,tr- pollc c4-l
iy th- 'h c ti o t ac;(( kr.- i f'riall1ir iA i .A l o leTe'rfelj llI ioi ein a 'Ire.-,.
I,,'f and ." -l- ;t, " Iev '1y It r into, the- li,, iii' t ',% iin .l i ..ii',e'I. i ii 1 ti 4'
co n)l|M si; ii,, 1 ,., sp i -,' and c' -'dlm ent.. ',,. r J)i ;' l, l 'lri +:J.
they v i\' f' ci,,r tllil i. ll .'s t. \i at.t- .1e .t .l\ it f ".,- i ;.i. .. 11,11 ,.g.1.l .," tin l
.rel' d a ii.. trn i, laqi i '-. lh .M h. .\ v ;an .1iiac-.. T .tr i, ir ti-ll ;,g I!,. r
ritu) t .it,' i )i l thi' \at-', aiie -i (;ir s;t we- .
art- awarv-,. fntl ,n marilifactnlrer whI or -1 lJ ..ii''ilk e'.it*** 1 'l
t it, -,plihi-t i'atl'- hlit o, utltpu ha:s wc, r y]e. er,-:, aii-c- ,I 11 Ini niti ii' tt.ae:yil
ile '- -* nlit It jai !. "'' I r 1,-' l .r .i li o .i till- t -. r ,Io p

ilm I.auns.) I rnder ( entrol.
Slh S',Ipp > I ,rr 1 %ll,. % lint
w IIlI yo"III eiI '? I I tsh i hl I -e i I' -t
t,.r'r y. Sh.- V1 ,,11 i y11 I"; :.rry ,g'il1n'!'
rIl- WVell. I wouhl hari'ly I' e us err:"y
:ts th: t. .t11eI.ze
A. Am.lou- wIre.
lady-lm you think thims nIelic'tne
woukl do niy hushlad an y g<>'' "t IOrtlg
gist-I'm sure It would, iind!::. : Lady
--llum! What otber klie Ihave you

Tubbe-1 flatter myself that honesty
t odinted on my face. (rubbe-Well--
en-yes. perbape-with some allowanes
for typographital errors.
To call a man 'czar" seems likely to
mean hreafter Just about the reverse
of what it aeed to.
Ira D. Sankey Is hopeesaly bUnd mad
smtmed to hisa Brooklyf, but
bIs lhtetbee tm the story
r -

.,s iat outr -.;,illt1 \ llih >\ ui l l \% i.l- ;1
tIr tlwie h IMs -U.:i 'au tlt Iieu its 't ii'', -
ft. Ibs Ia l-ie- lei '|l Iii tI.I.- 'ar .i Itake.s, rimet
;aild in turn s i-nos out c ieoir hai'niIhett.
In this Ilistai s1 tihi l pe raItloii lIH t'e-n\i
reI' .t,'dl unt l the- tlree Uow Iiesac'urelt-'n
i~",lt feet In c-.r.tl--lfcriln s ut. Its iaomse
eandi has uittiumie'iif he1il'gtit ef eighty five
-feetL It fiorniu s 11 .'-rit i. 1e 1 zue% a mar-
vel tu the Ie'-er'Iclb tae l eye.

a lrIm and Ilmlet.
"lInmle(t" was the' tlrt play Mir Hln.
ry Irving saw as a boy. Htamul Phellm
was n the title role. Ho8 o Umeu after-
ward I'belps was persuaded to listen
to a recltationm by Irving, and after
praising the young man the celebrated
actor gave him this charactur'itlc ad-
vice: "Young man. have nothing to do
with the stase It to a bad prot ies "

"Wl. Tom y,. a yM very Oa to
few Uttle es erV askeo te i4m1et SC
wthe tmaly.
" *NSOMWO ad n vm o. e at-mo

A *....SeN 5-...
They wee playing a quiet robber e
a whist and hbd e t or a mnew dek of
r cards. One of the players was an old
Simmer. a cant player of years of ex*
perience, and be took up the old worns
out cards and put them on the widow
sill. "Throw them In the fire." said
the young man who was his partner
What!" said the elder. "Throw a pathck
of cards In the fre? Young wan, you
don't know what you are talking about.
I wouldn't do It for $1,000." "Why
not?" "Superstition," was the answer.
*Burn a pack of cards and they'll never
t,1ve you another hand and will mock
jrou to the last. They're bad enough
D at best. but you never saw a gambler
curse the cards or abuse them or burn
them or otherwise Ill treat them. He
doesn't dare to. I know a 'successful'
card player who did it. lie was dwell-
lug on velvet then. In a year he was
u beggar, and he never won a game
worth mentioning forever after. It's a
whin, but the gentlemen of the cloth
of green respect It They won't burn
it pack of cards."

Toale Effert of Laushter.
We are not disl sedl to say anything
about the physiology of laughter, but
we are ire epartld to i tilriiu that as ait
tonic there is nothing within the po.
sibilltles of human experience that cuan
match a good. hearty laugh. There it
something democratic alout a laug'i
that makes it imposllble to dlstlngutls;
whether it Is a prince or a i)lebelan
who la moved to merriment. Hardly
greater tragedy could be perpetrated
than to wrest the power of song from
the birds, but that would be a small
calamity compared with the filihlnR of
laughter from life. If the conditions of
this world (could be such as to afford to
every human being the frequent en-
joyment of a pure, hearty peal of
laughter, there would be no need that
other favors be conferred. This alone
would be ample testlnmony that happl-
neas was paramount in the lives of
men.-Baltimore Herald.

It is old wool redressed by scientific
and clean methods. It Is a component
of most of the woolen garments of to-
day. The world does not grow enough
wool to enable us to have a constant
supply of new woolen garments exempt
with the aid of shoddy. It I shboddy
that has enabled the workingman to
buy a new suit of clothes at the price,
of a week's wage. In the olden day.i
an old all woolen garment was so ex-
Ispnsive that It had to last Its owner
many years unless he were a wealthy
man. It Isn better hygiene for a 1n1:n
to buy two new shoddy suits a year
than to buy an all wool garment which
must last him two years. .Most of tl.-
chlotlhes we wear. In fact, contain in
element of hotlyy and. so far from Ib-.
Ing the worse for It. nre the Iw-tter.-
.MrignlZlue of ('Colilerce.

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nIw tev. Mi. I halee Was
To His ward.


Just as we were about to pio to press
last week crime the shocking news of
the sudden death of Rev. C. A. Fulwood
while attending annual conf:rtnce at
Ocala, and noted the arrival of his re-
mains here for interment. Tr. lo.low-
ing graphic account of the tragic scene
in the conference hall when this veteran
minister, who was beloved all over the
State, was called to his eternal reward
for the works done so well here on
earth, is from a special to the Live Oak
Daily Democrat:
Ocala, Fla., December 7. Rev. C. A.
Fulwood, who was the pastor of the
Methodist church at Miami for the
pre tnt year, until he resigned a few
month ago on account of failing health,
dropped dead of heart failure at 11:20
today while on the floor of the Florida
Conference, while asking to be placed
on the superannuated list.
The occurrence is the second of its
kind that has happened while the con-
ference was in session. during the past
two years, and almost threw the body
into a panic.
Members of the conference gathered
around his prostrate form, ready to do
anything possible for his relief, and
medical assistance was speedily sum-
moned, but to no avail.
The business of the conference was
immediately suspended in respect to the
deceased minister. Hiis body was pre-
pared for burial and will be carried to
Tallahassee, attended by a committee
of his brethren, for interment.
IHe was in his 7 ;th year and had been
a member of the Florida Annual Con-
ference, fr the piat sixteen years, dur-
ing which time he had served as pastor
in rninav important places as well is,
presiding e'ldelr oof one fr two of the dis-
tri(ts, ind wos regarded as one of tlie
most ius.eful rnelrimbers of the conferred .
The ,smihlcs of the octcaion was in-
terinifioil hy the, thought that it wasthe'
second of the kind to happen while the
conference was in session during the
past two years, and there members of
the conference were very much affeBcted
by the coincident Rev. J A. Lowland
having died suddenly at the last session,
held in Orlando.

Confederate Reunion.
The Jacksonville Time's- nion is mak-
ing splendid reports of the proceedings
at the fifteenth annual Confederate re-
union, held in that city, and all old sol.
diers who were unable to attend should
secure copies for preservation. The
reunion has been one of the mo:.t inter-
esting that has ever occurred, and its
history and Incidents will long be re-
membered by all concerned. We sin-
cerely regret that our space forbids ex-
tended report of the proceedings.
Among the most striking incidents of
the occasion wrs that of the exhibit of
old, tattered and blood-stained battle
flags belonging to the several Florida
commands, which were carefully for-
warded by Adjutant-General Foster,
their custodian, and excited the liveliest
and most sacred emotions in the hearts
of the veterans who marched and fought
under their fluttering folds in the time
of war.
The annual oration was delivered by
Hon. W. L. Palmer of Orlando, and was
a brilliant and finished specimen of ora-
tory, and a beautiful t.ibute to the vet-
erans, living and dead
Some of those I. I. Lands that was
sold for a song are now very valuable
and it takes a V to get a consideration
to the acre. We are reliably informr'd
some bodies were resold at $10. The
Board must fell good yet over that 3o)
cent sale, and the sale a little later of
those lands in Taylor, Lafayette, etc.
Got some more you wish to get rid of
quick, if you have, your slickW. S. J..
may be able to help you sell. No
charges for the hint, and the "senti-
ment is thrown in."
W. C. T. U.

The November meeting of the W C.
T. U. was held in the Baptist church.
The attendance was gowd and the re-
ports of the different committees were
comparatively favorable andi encouragr-
Ing. After the discussion and di|posi-
tion of the business features of th. sno.
elety a Bible reading was given by the'
President on the su ject of "What do
we gain?" Which subject was a ns -
qul to a previous Hible Mstudvy entitled e-
"What does it (ost ?" The' inxt meet,
ing will be held on the nsecopd Monin.ty
of December at the reisience if Mis'
Nannie G(alley
The weekly prayer mn'eetings heti11 liv
the W. (' T I Uare' an enr'iuraglin
feature of the work. IHellpful Hl ble.
studies are given weekly I'v the re*,,
pective Iraders andt mc lpt I >t:,-' 1.1,'i ,' Ic1
deeper into the Truth Iy tlhe, ex|',it ,icii,
made throuirh Iwrmonal s tuitlv yiiidl \,-
tigatton of the Word. All lhhir- ir,'
Invited to ,, .i' ., | 'Hr, v.,n iz',
The a i .al etifnter'ice 'if the' A. M E
Church I r. i<'de ci ocv,'r bIy I ishop TItn ,e'r.
ced a ve.ty Ishrre'ly attend deesesi.ont
kjlle eity Monday evening, and the
T'li'Th i ,fnhtter departed for their
homes Tuesday, Blishop Tanner going
from here to Jacksonvilke.
Early last Spring the ladles of Talla-
hassee effected arrangements with the
Daily Capital for the publication of a
Woan's Edition, bt circumstances

p i tm ~n a m a n W
^f UtaI~ll WW^**up R

Mr. W1Hilams sad 14 18 aIesm .
From the Havannah News.
John Sharp W. W im, the leader of
I the minority of the o has oppo-
..ast au lMads. One is
Mr. LaWMar, f i, nd another is
Mr. euklIford of Missouri. Mr.
Hearst friend. In the House are also
hostile to im.
In the et Conress Messrn Lamar
andh Shaeklford wM members of the
Committee on IntarUte and Foreign
Commerce. It seems they didn't sup-
port the action of the Democratic cau-
cus on the rallroad-rate bill, and, ac-
cordinsg to report, Mr. Williams an-
nounced that he would discipline them
when the committees of the Fifty-ninth
Congress were appointed.
The committees were announced on
Monday, and their names were not
among those on the Committee of In-
terstate and Foreign Commerce. It
seems Mr. Lamar undertook to have it
out with Mr. Williams on the floor of
the House immediately after the com-
mittees were announced, and Mr.
Shackleford's and Mr. Hearst's friends
were apparently ready to give him a
hearty support, but Mr. Williams ob-
jected to Democrats washing dirty
linen in the House for the amusement
of the Republicans, and so nothing was
brought out in the House about the
quarrel. Mr. Lamar, however, insisted
that Mr. Williams should call a caucus,
and if this is done doubtless the Demo-
cratic members of the House will have
a talk among themselves that will re-
sult in clearing up their differences, or
else efforts will be made to depose Mr.
Williams from the leadership of the
It is understood that those hostile to
Mr. Williams want him deposed. Mr.
Hearst's paper, the American. spoke
slightingly of Mr. Williams in its Mon-
lay's issue. In its leading editorial
artic-le, among t her things, it. said:
"John Sharp Williams has made him-
self 'lIadil.r' of the Democratic side oif
the lHouse f liepnresentative lie was
'lal,,er' last essrion, and charnctirrizeil
his 'ule'adlr-hip' by such complhtet, inca-
lacity such :notorious indiscretion, that
ii, .-i todhiy the leader of the smtalle't
minority thel House has ever seen."
The fortgoinrf is an indication of
what ntn will permit themselves to say
of a person when they feel they have a
grivairice against him. It is said, and
it is probably true, that Mr. Williams
did, as charged, write some harsh
things of Mr. Hearst and his railroad
rate bill during the second session of
the last Congrems. For instance, it is
reported he said that Mr. Hearst was
'a hound who runs ahead of the pack
to throw them off the scent" and also
that he was "a rich demagogue." It is
understood that it was such expressions
as these that were in the letters that
Mr l.amar wanted to read in the House
on Monday.
As a matter of fact Mr. Williams is
regarded as one of the ablest leaders
the Democrats have ever had when in
minority in the House. Leading I)Demo-
crats and Republicans agree that much
is the case. He seems, however, to
have lost the confidence and support of
a small faction of hin follower who
appear to want to adopt more radical
policies than he thinks advisable under
the circumstances. If an attempt is
made to depose him the tight, in all
probability, will be a memorable one.
Judge (.-orge W Walker is spending
this week on his (adsden county farm.
Mrs J. J Williams and Mrs T. (G
liawls are visiting friends at Jackson-
Hon John IH. Patterson, of Chaire.,
was among his Tallaihass'e friends
again Wednesday.
,adies' and Children's Undervests,
very chenp, at James'. 39-4t
The True I)emocrat's representative
at the ('arrabelle deep water meeting
returns grateful thanks to Mr. W. If
Lawrence for many appreciated courte-
Sweaters and Skirts, the cheapest
you ever saw, at James'. 39-4t 1
Mr. Ernest McLin, of Tallahassee, '
was here Monday and appeared before
the board in the interest of the success- .
ful bidder for county convicts. While
in the "city" he was a guest of the
()sceola Hotel. Tavares Herald.
Fine l)iamonds make fine gifts for e
Christ ma. or any other occasion
Ni(holsun. the jeweler, has them.
Among Monday's excursionists to a
('arrabi'le was Mr R 0. Allen. repre- '
sending the new Daily Tricune of Bain-
bridge one of the most companionable l
and wide-awake newspaper men we d
have me't lately. t

A comple'te- lie,' of Table D)amask and
Nap kings :.t -i iic .- to suit all. at
Jae'. -4t
Poor old Senitr tMitcuhell, of Oregon,
i',,ivi'lct niil idisgiacid foi r particilMt-
I IK in htIndl frau ils. in It of his tru les
iit i t l ni'kren in spirit, he' diedl sud-
dihll at his e ti le' n I'irtland Friday.
thi' anieil ileite i l't.c,' ,'-in hemorrhage
iit 'iiiIn1 Ire th, i Ml l 'e1 OctitlK of teeth.
I .1 \ )l k I I 'IIdl'- t.
S, t i- N lc'hls i'm iatin vi'\w the ninny
e'h, W. mat .rti'ltI suitallt ', r C'I i -tnia
ri', 1 Irn ll -tiocl ,',0trt :r-.
lt .1. M Carn. of Ci .' e'v e. through
v c,. I I, .. to -.. f i.' nty '< :n
Iin e It k nr idut i ,.1 '-i tissue *ht
1.-k,4 61 ui> pi !,I hl, t.; % ri('n cg c r -
sieerable numnila of th is I ,blicatior t.
partie : biould who 'na. be indu. e'.
thect'y to ecoi'e' to. nZ ,:i;ny to ve
and he should not be allowed to continue
this praiseworthy service alone. Every
citizen ia equally interested with him in
securing "new blood" for the county's
population, and all should Join him in
towood rk.



Pol"ed Asouncomts.
[Annoweasements w1i be published under this
head antll after the Primary Electston at $6.
In sdvae.. for the full tim=.J
To the Peoo l of Leon County:
I hereby an i une mray candidacy for the position
of Btate Genamtr from the Eighth Ser.torial Dis-
trict. To you I ubmit the question of my tiualifl-
cations to wr. sent you in that cape ty.
If nomlnatul by the Democratic primary, and
*lect4d, I shal de o* my bet efforts to your serv-
lee, and your interests and welfare shal. be my
sole considerat un.
RMpetI ul:y,
For *eeo* ef 3erwseanativee.
To the Democratic Voters of Leon County:
We hereby announce Gilbert Hartsfeld as a can-
didate for the House of Representatives, subject
to the action of the Democrativ Primary.
Ctlseas' TIc et.
For Mayor.
For Tax Collector,
For Tax A-e.sor.
For Clerk and Treasurer.
For Councilmen.
To the Voters of Tallahassee:
I re|pertfully offer myself as a candidate for the
office of Mayor of Tallahassee. subject ti the ac-
tion of the city Democratic primary, and pledge
myself if elected, to perform all the duties of the
(Afice to the beat of my ability.

F. C. Ii.,MOmn.
for City Clerk.
I hereby announce myself an a candidate for re-
election to the office of City ('l.'rk of the city of
Tallahaiee.', Florida, ,ubjet to, the action of the'
city Nwocratie primary.
I thank the voternof there ty for Ja ip[)or t in vat ;
e."le'tior4. ari ill I&Ilir',ia' it in this orc..
For Ciy Tax Collector.
I h .r.ty ,irror n 'y-e'f ni t nd liltn, f,,r r,'-
,.e'lith i U, 11|,, offl'e of C aH '[,x ,',illt,,r ,f tih-
,.fy of Iil iaB, see.., Fl'I,ri l i. ,, to their au tT.nr
of I tie rvl l rlitie('rct i |,ie 1I.I I1 .
If ,,r.'fld,| I ,rornin t,, :, ,;r i' ',, lo 1 r y l -It tI,
ir cik'. it ftIll h f ll : rl ,I | irol , ( ;.',' t.,?
W, 1). WIl..A .N.
For City Ta.x Assessor

i '~-7' *r T~V571 'P4 r





Comfort and Elegance are combined in our

well selected stock of Rockers, Easy Chairs,

Lounging Chairs and Morris Chairs. You will

do well to have a look at them if you want

First Choice.

A Very Heavy Line of Fine

Furniture for Every

Startling Prices.

Room in

and Medium

the House at

Suits, Iron Beds, Household Furnishings,

Carpets, Mattings, Etc.


.a I
samummrah at'ah* aakaeo^odb&&ovc^oovc^ac^

I T,',f i il,iI At4m'.P. lIt.ii',r. .arl-jh't tot 'ir in P T N
,of Ohe. ty DIner' ralir, 1,lrin, v.
'iThanikiri my frienle for t,. -pi-iport they have
w 'V.i iT., in the' ast: I reli|.' tfilly slicit the.iani,, -,
in Ii h ommitr primary. J \
w. H. (,AM., I CY. o J E
Cogr seleaaJl Annouscement.
I herelhy announce th Contir,-. in the Thir C'onre-'.sioial lDistriet of Repair i
fhe State of Florida. Il.ject to the I)ernocraticc
primary that will tw held in 1i m;. And I hall, if
elected, work unceasingly and vote for: All rk Dn Pm
lot. Aiiproiriati.one for the impro-vement of the1 W
various iay rivers aaid harbor* of ,hia congrea-
sional ,litrlct. LIVELY BUILDif
2nd. I hall oppeese the redliticon of the South's
reiresenrtation in I ('rniriss.
3rrl. I shall edo all that I can to have free rural 1 W cA wyC QC
mail delivery established throughout the ilistrict.
4th. I shall endeavor to have a thorough retil,m-
wrel survey mail in each county.of thin district fi r
the -'ne'it of farmers and all concern, ",th. I shall work for the proper aiverticement
,f th,' State anil its reiources, and encourage the ?
mn\.'mintient of c .aital. a
i;th I shall work to) place Florida 'on an equal
froltinM with the leading States of the Union in
".li'atin anll inhpetrine, and the various a ,r ogres.
ive. delveloIrnments that will 1.e 'twiellcial to the
7th. I favor the increase and extension of the
commercim l relationtshipof the United States upon
an e*luitaleb' heasis with the various nations and
itlanl sof the world, in order that the farmers of
the South may find a ready market for their cot-
Ion anil other prodlucta at paying price'. and that
the manufacturer may find an outlet for his mir-
plus manufa(ct ureel prlucti. A
The abevep are a few of the many things that I
favir and expect tei work for if elected.
JvrrPnisoN Di. STrPiene.--

Foreclosure Sale.
tue of a degree of foreclosure and sale. made
and entered tcy the United State. Circuit Court.
for the Fifth Judicial Circuit, and the Northern
l)istrict of Florila. on the 6th day of November,
A. D. IlOM. in a certain caute in equity, wherein
the Savannah Trust company. a corporation of the
State of (eorria, is complainant, and the Carrats
t,'le. Tallahasiee and (Georgia Railroad Company,
a cerlorsatio.n of the State of Florida. is defendant.
I will., a Stpcial Master. appointed by the court
for that curpwee. sell at public auction, before the
,oor of the United Statoe Court House. in the city
Of TallahalsWe. Florida. on Monday. the first day
of January. IMW. to the highest bidder, the follow-
ng property, to wit:
All and slngrular the railroad of the said Carra-
Welle. Tallahassee and Georgia Railroad Company.
oxtendlngfrom the town ofCarrabellein thecounty
>f Franklin. through the county of Wakulla. to the
city of Tallahaee., in the county of Leon. in the
.tate uf Florida. and the rilht.-of-way, roadbed.
ails. croeties. plates, bolts. bridges. culverts. em-
'ankmentd. ditches. sidetracksturnouts. switehe",
itatlonas, depots, warehouses. section houses. of-
f e. buildings. wharves. shops, structures. en-
Iin*. loermotives. peasenger cars, box cars, flat
cars. hand cars, machinery, tool., appliance. tr.
elements, the steamboat Crescent City. and the
teamboet lola. and all the rolling stock and equi( -
nent of the said railroad company of every kind
and character; and alho all the estate. right. title
and IntereMt which the said Carrabelle. Tallahas-
me and Georgia Railroad Company had on the 2nd
lay of June. 111. or has since acquired, in any
ands (other than such lands as have since that
late been acquired by he said railroad company
'rnm the State of Fhloia by virtue of the grant of
he Llsialaturre of said State Ut said company, made
o aid in the construction of its ralneds. which
lands have ween dispapeed of and released from the
len of the triut der'll. tether wit0 all and sin-
rular the tenements. herehitament. rights. privi.-
e.e., easement,. incimne. advantages ard at upir-
enancet belwonirin. or in any wise alp'ertramim. I
o the lails and Iirr.m's..t other than th."i. e-
reptel as afoeral, and the reversion and re.%er-
lionon. renaainder and remainder. rental. tistu f" a
proflt theevof. leet all the estate, ritht. tUtir e ti.
,itterest. er.i,|> v claim and leiand w%%hat ',- ,
n law or in mleltY itf the a'd difevt.-lar, ( ac r- ;
ifll,. Ta;laho...-, nd G it la t Iail i.s ', a 1. ,1. . ,
if. in and to the' nctite., s d r rr5 e. i n'i\ i iir ,
'arcel thrr. '. f at 4 l hiu all ,,l e -i ,,, 'r t ,.
ind effort+. l'al alend l er-ital hlie r.--,.r -.v ,etl.e.
hlch wer. lan il I y thr -*t I ('. t>' .. 1Ila-
-e. h.' a n l m l ..,a s il .t ii H ) . '. 11-
I\Y cef .t ,rI.' !1-'.. 'i 1 ts i'\ t
3 ,-r e i',i t ,s k *i rtt l et I '

.e I~ r l ,*1nl,,, es-el a 'it a, i 'd ** *I "r

S e1 all I I, aise' to I C r .'n
Teerm- ash. eil ri ca .f I*' anr.ah 'rus'
'.,npa .in o -I % ,. h I *r, e ei to I I feor
t" blNdwhoklors. auei tae pey ute aifeount bin. Iee. |
rsts. in bondl of the defendant company, secured
by the trust deed.
A deposit with he Mate of two thousand doel. I
mr ( ,R> a& I be reqwlred of mk per .M tin-
didla tob on the pr ertyaes a ntM to s
tiw Ib bid the m ut to Tbe rw ied. *aeX
thi e w of the M.e.st r ld wm H wnu
Saf**d*Pr *e e =8ecb"Uh
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rork a Specialty.


Satisfaction Guaranteed.


and take a look at our conveyances and
S you will readily see the advantage of
hiring teams from us. If you're not
accustomed to much driving, no doubt
our prices will strike you as being
) small. Do no harm to ask them any-

Phones 79 and 39.


J. D. CAY, 140 S. Adams St.
I carry the choicest livery in
the city.
My teams cannot be duplica-
ted by any stable in Tallahassee.
My Carriages, Phetons, Sur-
reys, Buggies and Robes are
new and clean, the most fastidi-
ous will be pleased with them.
I ask a liberal share of the
patronage of the people of Tal-
lahasee, and of those visiting
here. In return will guarantee
S- best service possible.
After this date I will operate no public hacks, but will be pleased to
take orders for famielis or individuals to meet all trains arriving or
To traveling salesmen especially I offer the service of good teams and
competent drivers. There are-no others so good A trialwillconvince.
In the sales department will always be found a good assortment of
draft and saddle horses and mules for-light or heavy work.
I keep on hand various grades of buggies and harness Any one look-
ing for either will di, well to call on me' ltwforre purchasing elsewhere.
Come to No. 140 South Adams Street, seet, for yiur.slf and be con-
vince.d. Number of phone, '\1.

C'rete a ,)ood 1mpressirl* atnOlig your
correpolndente and helps to give your
business prestige.
wu 1 NATs rW(irfme A s*eomWAMA resems.

Sula~V m~*w u

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4M T UT MMOC11AT. n T M law.
Woodville, Fla., Dec. 1,05.
J Mi eMir* Editor True Democrat: Please allow
me a small space in your valuable paper,
PUBUBRED VZY1 VWRM T 1aY INDIO. as I noticed the trafssetion of the Juas.
ties' Court in Crawfordville, with
The Ladies aid society ofthe Preby. Bon. R. Don McLeod in the chair, test-
teian church r ta us to rmtaung theih law. It eems that we
thank the pub for the liber- le of th section are out of the
4 trha t received at their State of Florida. If this is true, we
t dalsosto theer- would like tomake Woodville the capi-
chnta who so liberally ontrbuted, and tal of this section. It seems a sad fact
to the members of other churches who that we pay sixty men $6.00 per da to.
worked so faithfully with them. The make laws, and the are of no efect.
Chritmas goods and other fancy art- We had better dissolve and go back to
cla, which were left unsold, are in thethe Spaniards. Was not this. good old
hands of Mrs. J. W. Cole., who wiln State bought from the Spaniards many
o ears agoby our fore-pa rents, and we
take great pleasure in showing them, e ave been ving under that administra-
ae r s d ofthematreason-tion, and now have just found out that
able prices._Seeher. we are not a part of Florida? We, who
In Praise of Chamberlain's Cough live west of the St. Marks river, are in
Remedy Spain. This looks as if we have been
ey, living off of some ene else's privileges.
There is no other medicine manufac- We will not write any more at this
tured that has received so much praise time, but will ask for more space in
and so many expressions of gratitude as ,,our paper later for news from tnis sec-
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. It i, tion. 1 wonder where Governor Brow-
effective, and prompt relief follows its I ard is, that he does not see that the
use. Grateful parents everywhere do laws are enforced? W. D). L.
not hesitate to testify to its merits for i
the benefit of others. It is a certain Doctors Could Not Help Her.
cure for croup and will prevent the at- "I had kidney trouble for years,"
tack if given at the first appearance of writes Mrs. Raymond Conner, of Shel-
the disease. It is especially adapted to ton, Wash., "and the doctors could not
children, as it is pleasant to take and help me I tried Foley's Kidney Cure,
contains nothing injurious. Mr. E. A. i and the very first dose gave me relief
Humphreys, a well knowth resident and and I am now cured. I cannot sav too
clerk in the store of Mr. E. Lock, of much for Foley's Kidney Cure." It
Alice, Cape Colony, South Africa, says: makes the diseased kidneys sound so
"I have used Chamberlain's Cough they will eliminate the poisons from the
Remedy to ward off croup and colds in blood. Unless they do this, good health
my family. I found it to be very satis- is impossible. Sold by all dealers. *
factory and it gives me pleasure to
recommend it." For sale by all drug- So long as we love we serve; so long
gists. as we are loved by others I would al-
most say tlat we are indispensable;
Rev. F. Pasco was elected editor of and no won is useless while he has a
the Florida Christian Advocate at Con- friend. -Robert Loui; Stephenson.
ference, and Rev. J. B. Ley, the former
editor, was sent to Jacksonville. The1 Several days ago a pretty linen lap
The Live Oak Democrat says of them: 1 robe was picked up in the road on Ad-
"The information is received here with 'arns street. Owner can have same by
regret by the many friends of Rev. J. calling at this office and paying for this
B. Ley and family, as it bears the prob- notice. *
ability of their removal from among us. Cow for Sale.
During their residence here they have Cow for Sale.
become identified with the best inter- A high grade cow, fresh, for sale'
eats of the town that such a thing will cheap. Apply to
be sorely regretted. At the same time Mrs. JULIUS SOLOMON,
a warm welcome awaits his successor, Corner Monroe and Virginia Sts.
as he, too, has many warm friends in Sbcri totherue Democrat.
Live Oak_ Subscribe to the True Democrat.
La Grippe and Pneumonia.
Pneumonia often follows la grippe,
but never follows the use of Foley's
Honey and Tar. It cures la grippe, G
coughs, and prevents pneumonia and L o M
consumption. Ask for Foley's Honey
and Tar and refuse any substitute of-
fered. Mr. G. Vacher, of 167 Osgood Dealer In Hardware Sto
street, Chicago, writes: "My wife had
a severe case of Ia grippe three years
ago, and it left her with a terrible Carra4l1es and all Kinads of
cough. She tried a bottle of Foley's
Honey and Tar and it gave immediate Sugar Mills and Kettles, M
relief. A 50-cent bottle cured her cough
entirely." Refuse substitutes. Sold pdile, Perm and Garden To
by all dealers.le and Ga
Col. T. MV.Kessler and Mr. J. W. bee, Souldero' Supplies and I
Lurton, of Pensacola, were in the city
Wednesday. Col. Kessler is a member
of thegovernor's staff and a prominent
and popular citizen of the Deep Water | ou can't find w
City. He has recently recovered from i y u can't find w
a very severe and protracted illness, and
his legion of friends rejoice with him
over his almost marvelous restoration m ay be sure
to health. Mr. Lurton is the well b u
known District Passenger Agent of the
L. & N. R. R., and alo counts his -
friends by the thousand throughout
Florida. -k

All efforts have failed to find a better
remedy for coughs, coMs and lung
troubles than Foley's Honey and Tar.'
It stops the cough, heals the ngs arl
prevents serious results from a co:l,
J. N. Patterson, Nashua., ow&a writeai
"Last winter I had a bad cold on my
lunks and tried at least half a dozen
advertised cough medicines and had
treatment from two physicians without
getting any benefit. A friend recom-
mended Foley's Honey and Tar and
two-thirds of a bottle cured me. I con-
sider it the greatest cough and lung
medicine in the world." Sold by all
Sdealers. ____., *.
brother .lohn Caldwell, of the Jasper
News, who has a fixed habit of express-
ink decided opinions in vigorous English
ofunmistakable meaning says that it
is all a mistake to suppose that he is
"sour. cross, or ill natured." and he
"declares on his sacred honor that there
is not a newspaper man or woman im
the world against whom he entertains
the least malice, grudge or ill-will."
This is the right spirit in which an vd-i
itor should do his work and only in this
spirit can he do it with the highest
effectiveness. Hereafter when the fur
flies we shall understand that Brother
Caldw,-ll chast.ns us because he loves
us, and while he may hate our senti-
ments. he wouldn't hurt us for the
world. Live Oak Democrat.
Several citizens ot tns city attended
the Confederate Veterans' reunion at
Jacksonville this week, among them
Mr. Thos. Costa and Mr. John Humph-
Noem Better In the Werld.
The Famous Royal Scarlet Brand of
.2snned Goods, of all kinds, pack of
'" 6, just in, at T. B. Byrd's. *
7All modern comnviences. Transient
and Table Boarders can be accommo-
dated at usual rates.
Max. R. C. LONG.
With bath. Per I or 2 single gentle-
Central care True Democrat. tf



Prompt Delivery.

AU orders wt rsedIve promppt
to be *et elss la every pyartlar.
0OM s N mad. Iber T on

Cme h-o @we lppile
As soon as the e dM s done nursir
apply Chambelin's Salve. Wpe it of
wtha soft cloth before allowing the
child to aura. Many trained nurses
we this with the best results. Price 26
eents per box. For sale by all d&ru-
See Collins for Nt Job PrintinR.

Economy Fence I
If you intend to do Fenc-
ing, it will pay you to see
me before purchasing.
I am General Agent for
the sale of the Economy
Fence, and know it to be
the very

BEST and

Telephone 32.

attention. We arantee ow wer'S
Priem reagoable.
Seabout Air ALDas e a St d d
P 06 X

Pimlceoo Af pp ~eas. w r i
onca nm e s= TIAT
1A 4tx &Ibnt p.us.w

MY a. Ias smOLmma
For ail narudeas.
Turnips and Ruta Bag See
quality, at Yaee'r.
Mackerel, Codfish, Split and
Herring, at T. B. Byrd's.


t'an be built for less than
15 cents a Rod.

William Roberts,


Centreville. - Florida.





Fresh Meats.






ves, Tinware, Wagona
Agrloultural Implements,
411i and Plumbers' 8up-
ole. Patent Disk Cultivs.

portjin Goods.



shares Wearw be fr Ce Wpsim.
r W LL Half a pint of hot water taken half
" bwar an b iefor breakfast will surely
te." kep hw*boweMlar. Harsh catha-.
N e. ticesald be avoided, When apafro
ON. tive is needed, take Chambeian's
Itat. Stomach sad Liver Tablets. They are
mild and gentle in their action. For
salebyall drunists.
d. finest Blankets Comforts and Spreads in
tf great ,varieties, at right pries, at
Holl ames. -4t
Holland Syrup Barrels for sale at High-
tower's. 85-t

A Cup of White House or BIl* Label
Necs and Java Coffee
is what goes straight to the heart of
every man at breakfast time, and every
one knows that only good grocers keep
good coffee. We take special pride in
our brands, as they have made our
store famous. Just as good as the cof-
fee we sell are teas, which principle
holds good throughout our entire stack.
We sell nothing but the best of food
products-those we have tested our-
selves, and so can stand by them.
J. W. COLLINS, Grocen




Operating Daily Through Sleepers from Jacksonville
to New Orleans.

F3r full information and sleeper reservations call on' any
Seaboard Agent or write

Assistant Gei. Passenger Agent.

Passenger Agent.

hat you want you ( i0. ;GIA, FLORIDA & ALABAMA RY.

Yaeger has It.


Sc..e,'ule Effective November It, 1908.

North SoWd.

E-- Tl",ilhiuah,. F(. & A.
Ar Lake JackPon.. F. a A.
Ar Havana. G. F. & A.
Ar Bainbrdle, G. F. & A.
Ar Montrtnmery. A. C. L.
Ar Brunswick. A. C. L.
Ar Savannah, A. C. L.
Ar Cuthbt0.. .a A.
Ar Maon C. of ...
Ar Atlanta. Cd U...


* ~70 a a.
* 7:6" i

tv Talabh~f"C.T.&I. ... ..21RpUOrnM
Ar lanark IMQ .T&G. .3:45pft .10.:41Mm
A r C~arrobelle.' C. T. & (.. 3:Mpm i~~m
Ar Aipataehkoea. Steamer :Mp

Thrmmn h tickets and jquirkest M- vice to, all uHrnta North and Kant. For full infurmatiun apply
to nearest G. F. & A. Ry. Airent. or write t(, I

Bainbridge. Ga.

. C. SNIPES. T.P. A..,
Talhahawme, FIP.


t ]IT OUT"
says the doctor to many cf his lady patients, because he doesn't
ki(;w of any medicinal tr, .ment that will ps:tively cure womb or
. ovarian trcubles, except the surgeon's knife.

It has saved the lives of thousands of weak. stek women, and
has rescued thousands of others from a melancholy liforme of
chronic invalidism. It will cure you. If you will only give It a chance.
Sold at every drug store In I1.00 bottles. Try It.

freely and frankly, in strictest conf-
dence, telling us all your troubles.
We will send Free Advice (in plain,
maled envelpe). Address: Lades'
Adwlsry Dp,. The Chttstorg
"Sidiam CO., Chiaumel, Tam.

"I wore a supporter for yes, l,
my womb, whlt had crMwded every-
thing down before It. writes Ms. S. J.
ChrtsmanofMannsvile.N.Y. "1*9s01
fere4 untold msery and asAd bar*
wslk. After taking Cardui I gave *g
my supporter a can now be
feet asa day a a lm.

Babk lbe to The Trme Dm

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Confectioner It Crocer


Child Bros. 'Buding and'L.mlir Co,

That such a m d-icine exists, h ever, has been proved by the
wonderful cures performed on disease women, in thcusand- cf
oases, by'


Woman's Relief

PMaos and 8peeloseatlons furaished. All kinds of buildlangs aned
aid eo-tnrcted a sording to the I latest improved methods.
WK Work-Maoeatueri3 of all klad of rouch and dreeed hlber, -
aPMSI& stair s alt balup-,. poreb etumas, bre tmake t atalM r
beay gable ornament sad tarmed and scroll work of ey y delp-
tiwo. riak. Ume sad Cement for sale.



YUIEL+ldMIU,~c~**ul~~u .:. ~c~mc~





It is our intention to conduct a first-class furniture business, and we ask a liberal share of your patronage.
Our stock will be found to contain the latest novelties as well as all Standard goods. We are making preparations to be
able to execute promptly any order we may receive for any kind of furniture, and house and office furnishings.
"To fill a long felt want" we will inaugurate a repair department for high grade furniture, which will be in charge of one
of the most skillful workmen obtainable.
It would afford us great satisfaction to be able to announce a strictly cash, pay-as-you-go, policy; but it is our opinion that
in a business the size of ours, in dear old Tallahassee, the plan would not work, still, the merchant who extends credit indiscriminately
must either losee out" or charge exorbitant prices in order that the good customer shall pay the debts of the one who never pays.
We may be beaten by some, but we intend to reduce to the minimum the number of those who buy goods on credit of us and never
pay. Persons unknown to us must show us their ability and willingness to pay as agreed upon. By selling largely for cash and in-
sisting upon a strict adherence to a careful credit policy we will be able to offer our goods at the lowest possible figures.
To customers of small means, whose reputation and references show them to be worthy of it, we will extend the installment
plan of purchasing.
If we can offer you the best goods, the lowest prices and the most satisfactory service, give us your patronage. Below we
enumerate some of the goods we carry.











cane seat Dining Chairs