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Title: The Weekly Tallahasseean
Uniform Title: Weekly Tallahasseean
Alternate Title: Weekly Tallahasseean and land of flowers
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Language: English
Publisher: John G. Collins
Place of Publication: Tallahassee Fla
Publication Date: July 26, 1900
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Dates or Sequential Designation: -v. 23, no. 47 (Jan. 13, 1905).
General Note: Publisher: John C. Trice, <1900>-1905.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 11, no. 14 (June 13, 1891).
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TAILI AHASSEE. eFLORIDA, THURSDAY, JULY


26. 1900.


VOL. XX, NO. 22.


A GOOD -AB GOnR


After Four Days' Suffering he
Passes Away


THE WHOLE CITY MOURNS

TestimPoial of the Highb Esteem in
Which He was Held.'

Friday night at 8 o'clock death
came to relieve B. A. Meginniss of
earthly sufferings. The news spread..
over the city rapidly and everywhere
there was the deepest sorrow.
On Sunday morning .before he
went with his family to St. Teresa.
]etprning Monday he was slightly
indisposed, but would, not, leave the
bank. Monday night he had a chill
and was'real ill, but returned to -the
bank at the regular hour Tuesday
,ainst the protest of his physician
who felt alarmed about him. About-
2 o'clock p. m. he had to go home in
a carriage and send for the physician.
When the latter reached him he was
suffering with a congestive chill.
This was relieved, but a complication
of other troubles set in and from the
first there was no hope.
Mrs, Meginniss was sent for, and
came with all possible haste from St.
Teresa. Then the children were
next sent for, and all reached him in
time. to be recognized, except Mrs.
Arbuckle, a married daughter, who
re.sides ih Virginia. She reached here
in time for the funeral.
Three physicians and a trained
nurse were with him all the time, and
everything that human kindness and
medical skill could suggest was done,
but to no avail. After four days of
the most intense suffering he passed
away.
When there was no lingeting hope
the family physician, Dr. Palmer,
felt called upon .to infoim him, but
as soon as the subject was broached
th patient relieved- the embarrass-
ment of the situation .jby saying that
he realized his condition. In fact
the carefulness with which he ar-
ranged-all hi. business before taking
to bed leaves the impression that he
was the first to know it.
"Everything is clear, not a.cloud
before me," were about the last
words uttered by him, unconscious-
ness soon coming oh, from- which he
never rallied. -'
The deceasec had many warm
friends throughout the State.
Among the telegrams and letters of
condolence received by Mrs. Megin-
nies were deep expressions of sorrow
from United States Senator Talia-
ferro, State Senator and Mrs. C. B;
Rogers, Mrs. and Mrs. B. B. McCaa,
of Jacksonville, and innumerable
others from nearly every section of
the State.
Something of the esteem in which
he was held at home will be seen by
the following expressions which have
been sent to this office for publica-
tion. .
S Resolutions f Odd Fellows.
Tallahassee, July 24, 1~900.-
Brother W. M. McIntosh, Jr., Noble
Grand of Leon Lodge No. 5, I. O. O.
F. Brother-Your committee, .ap-
pointed to draft resolutions on the
death of Brother B. A. Meginniss,
beg to submit the accompanying me-
morial and resolutions, and request
the adoption of the same.
We would also ask that a copy be
furnished to the TALLAHASSEEAN for


publication.
We request further that the reso-
lutions be appropriately printed, and
a copy thereof sent to each Lodge in
this Jurisdiction.
Fraternally submitted,
B. B. WILSON,
H. W. DEMILLY,
L. C. YAEzcR,
Committee.
IN' MEMORIAM .
On Friday night lasi the death of
one of our beloved members, Brother
Benjamin Andrews M ginnies, was
announced, .and it was a shock to his
many friends m this oitysnd-tirough-I
outtheState e.
Brother- eginw B born in


five days. "He beanie a member of-
the 'Grand Lodge of .Florida April'
9th, 1878, receiving the- degrees-in
this city; he attended every session
of the Grand-Lodge from that date,
except two; was elected Grand War-
den at Jacksonville April. 14th, 1880,
and served one year;, was Represent-
ative to the Grand Lodge in 1881,
held in thi& city, and was at that ses-
sion, on.April :13th, elected Deputy
Grafid Master, serving one year, was
elected Gand. Master on April 12th,
1882; at the.' session held in Monti-
cello, serving one year;, was elected
Grrnd Treasurer on-April 1.1th, 18S8,
'at the session .held in .lando; which
office'he held up to the time of his
death:, he served for several years as
a Trustee of the Odd Fellows' Home
at Gainesville; .also served on several
of the most important comniittees of
the Grand Lodge, and was a valuable
committeeman, being Chairman of
the Executive Committee for several
years. .
SBrother. .Meginniss was a sincere,
true and zealous Odd Fellow, carry-
ing out all the principles of Odd Fel-
lowship; his every day life was an
emulation of the teachings of the
Order.
Resolved, That in the death of
Brother Meginniss our Lodge has lost
one of its most valuable members,
and has created a vacancy that can
not soon, nay, perhaps may never,
be filled.
Resolved, That while we recog-
nize the wisdom of our Creator, aid-
bow in humble submission to His
Divine will, we deeply mourn the
death of our esteemed and beloved
brother, and feel that one whom we
could ill afford to lose from our
ranks \-has been summoned to join
the innumerable host that moves to
that mysterious realm, where suffer-
ing and sorrow are never known.
Resolved, That to those who were
dear to him, and are now left to
mourn the loss of a loving husband,
father and brother, we extend our
deepest and most heartfelt sympa-
thy.
Resolved, That we desire as a
Lodge to bear testimony to the high
esteem in which he was held in this
community; the .deep affection with
which he was regarded by a large
circle of friends; we mingle our tears
with those of the stricken family,
and earnestly commend them to Him
who has promised and is able and
willing to c0 ort their .tnourning
hearts.
Resolved, That. a page of our
Lodge record be dedicated and in-
scribed to his memory; and that a
copy of these resolutions .'be furn-.
ished to the family of pour deceased
brother, and that the : Lodge' bi
draped and the members. wear the*:
usual badge of mourning for thirty
days.. .


Woodmen of the World.
Whereas, The Great Sovereign
Commander, having sent His messen-
ger into our Camp, and called from
our Forest .:of Woodcraft, .to that
Heavenly Camp above, our .esteemed
Sovereign -and Council Commander,
B. A. Meginniss, .we will -'miss his
wise counsel in 'our. assemblies, and
will 'no -more hear. his words of
friendly admonition, for histrials and
troubles in this wilderness are over,
be is now in that beautiful camp
above, where there are mno foes lurk-
ing about, 'no ,sentry needed there,
no watch needed to guard the inner
portals, no escort, needed to show
the way, no need of the light of
camp fires to illuminate the sur-
rounding forest, for the Great Sov-
ereign Commander Himself will be
the light, and will lead him. to His
treasure-house, where He.. Himself
will crown our esteemed Sovereign
with a crown 'of Glory, a deserving.
reward for the noble deeds he has
done while here. in the body, and
give him the freedom of that blessed
camp to enjoy its refreshing shades,
dwelling in pastures green beeide the
still waters. Therefore be it
Resolved, That we extend to the
bereaved wife and family, our heart-
felt sympathy in- this hour of great
trial and sore bereavement, and with
them mourn his departure, joining
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deeply than ins. old class, who were
long.a.seciated with and who'learned
to love him as a faithful Christian.
He enjoyed: the confidence of every
member of his class. "
Resolved, -That we extend our
heartfelt sympathy to the family of
our deceased teacher, and' that a copy
of these resolutions be tendered them,
and that they be recorded in the min-
ute book of the Sunday School.
(Signed) WilL.B. Crawford, Asa
B. Clark, Tom N. Evans, J. Bascom
Temple. C. B.. McKinnon, Gus. Mc-
Griff, C. C. Whittle, Owen I. Gram-
ling, Clarence E. Shine.


Colored Teacers' Tribute.
Whereas, God in.His Wise Provi-
dence and mysterious management of
human affairs has seen fit to take
from us our esteemed friend, B. A.
Meginniss, Esq., we offer these reso-
lutions as feeble expressions of sor-
row for the irreparable loss. sustained
in his deatj, and our appreciation of
his work and worth when he shoved
in the circle of human society? r.-
Resolved, That our hearts a ad
dened because -we have met- er-'
sonal loss .in that the deceasetos-
sessed a strong cord of sympathy
Which drew many to'him for help and
advice when tangled with the cares
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purpose and the proper authorities
were requested to notify the Presi-
dent of this action. The Guards are
ahead of any other company in the
State in taking this action, except
Jacksonville. The latter has already
been accepted, and it would not be
surprising if the Guards are taken
into the regular army any day.
After many intricate experiments.
scientists have discovered methods for.
obtaining all the natural digestante.
These have been combined in the pro-
poriion found in the human body and.
united with substances.that build uip the
digestive organs, main a compound
called Kodol Dyspepsia Cure. It digests
what you eat and allows all dyspeptics
to eat plenty of nourishing food while
the stomach troubles are being radically
cured by the medicinal agents it con-
tains, It is plemant to take and will
give quick relief. All dealers.
Fi Peaches.
Last week the editor of the TAL-
LAUASSiAiN revived from Messrs-
J. L. Hayes, Saperintendent of the
Tallahassee Telephone System, and
-. -. Miller, a Western man who
recently settled in this county, sam-
ples of as fine peaches as we ever saw
shipped here from California or any
other place. They were of the El-
berta and kindred varieties.and were
equal in favor, size, etc, to those of
any section.


a page of our- records be allotted could have placed among us a man
thereto, and that-the Council Com- of truer metal, nobler purposes of
mander's stump, the beetle, the are. life, and more unselfish devotion to
and the wedge,' in our. camp be duty, but He has not done so.
draped'in token of our-esteem'for J. G. RILEY,
this departed Sovereign. J. W. DiT s,
Signed-Wx. CumL,, (C. C., J. W. JONES, ET AI,.
J. W. COLLINS, Adv. Lieut, Teachers' Tiraling Schools.
-G. W.SAXON, Banker. Educational Department, Talla-
Attest---Joi r DUN N, hassee, July 18, 190.-To0 Teacher
[SEAL] Clerk. and School Offioers--Summe#Train-
oran.ing Schools for white teachers will
Go in i Almight wiso a, be opened at Bristol and Kissimmee
God min His Almighty wisdom al Monday, July 30th, each to con-
goodness, who doeth everything best, tinue five weeks if the attendance
who having called our beloved will justif
frater, B. A. Meginniss, from this Attendance will be restricted to
w, eAttendance will be 'restricted to
world of sorrow, trouble and pain to *atal teachers, or to persons over
be with Him in His celestial home te rs preparing to
above, to sit in His divine kingdom iItech
and dwell in the glorious sunlight of Bristol School-Will be under
His sun and in the presence of Him- the direction of Prof. 11. E. Bennett,
self. We love him and his memory and for the special benefit of the
shall ever dwell within our hearts teachers of Calhoun, Franklin, Gads-
and may each of his fraters when den, Liberty and Wakulla counties,
their time bath come to go beyond a L a au contest
their time hath come to go yon and for such other teachers as mayv
clasp his hand and say, f rater, I desire to attend.
have come to be with you and dwell Kissimmee School-will be con-
with the great fraternal master n ducted by Profs. J. M. Stuart and
his heavenly lodge above, joyous in 11. W. Demilly, and will be for the
love, justice, truth and mercy for- special benit of the teachers of
evermore. Brevard, Lake, Ornnge, Osceola,
Be it resolved by Tallahassee Polk, Sumter and other South Flor-
Lodge No. 105, Fraternal Union of ida counties.
America, that we extend to our be- Board-Can be had at each place
loved frater's family and lovedpnes at very reasonable rates. Apply to
our heartfelt sympathy in their sad Superintendent T. J. Gregory, Bris-
afflictibn, let them not mourn, he is and Superintendent W. h. His-
not dead, he hveth and dwelleth ton, Kissimmee.
with the Great Fraterman Master, ook and Coure of Study-
and the four sublime spirits above. Those attending will carry such books
Be it further resolved, That as they may ave, the course is ar-
copy of this resolution be sent to the raned to require the purchase of as
family of our deceased frater and few books as possible. A copy of
that a copy of these resolutions be the Sllabus containing Course of
spread on the minutes of Tallahassee Study printed in pamphlet form will
Lodge No. 105, Fraternal Union of be furnished each student, and will
America. be reasonably adhered to by the
A. C. SPILLER, instructors.
C. A. SCRBET, Objectf.-The primary object of
J. W. CORBETT, these schools is not merely to assist
Committee. persons.., to obtain teachers' certifi-
J. PHILIPS, F. M., cates, but to develop in them a pro-
Attest-J. DuNCAN, Secy. EA]. fessional spirit and to increase their

Resolutions of His Sunday Schoolknowledge of the science and art -of
Class. teaching.-
Whereas, God in His A w ,..Co peiation-The County School
Providence has seen proper tocers in each. of the counties for
home to. his reward Benj eh thesschools are established
drew Meginniss, for many years -the ilf please encourage the attendance
teacher of Class No: 4 of the Method- of their teachers.
ist Episcopal Sunday School in this Transportation-The usual re-
city; and duced railroad rates will no doubt be
Whereas, Our Sund.y School has granted, and- teachers are advised to
lost, by his sad. death, one of its fore- take receipts when purchasing their
most workeriand our class a faithful tickets.
friend and an able teacher, therefore, Trusting that a large number of
e it teachers will attend each school,
Resolved, By our class that in the StateW. N. Sup HATub. Ins
death of its able teacher we have lost State pt Pub. Inst.
one of our' best friends. We ad-. Want to Fitbt China..
mired him.as a. man, we lored him as The Governor's Guards, of this
a Christian, and we revere the mem- city, want to help bring China to her
.ory of. his Christiay life as a fitting .senses and rescue the beleaguered for-
example to emulate, and a priceless eigners at Pekin. At the regular
legacy to his children. His life was weekly business meeting at the
pure, his name stainless, and in his armory. Monday night the Guards
death no one feels the loss- mbre volunteered their services for this


A convention was held at Bristol
last week for the purpose of nomi-
nating a candidate for Senator from
the Senatorial District composed of
the counties of Liberty, Wakulla and
Franklin. Hon. W. C. Rouse, of
Wakulla county, was nominated by
acclamation. -
We have been unable to get the
full particulars, but hope this means
that terms of peace have been agreed
upon by the warring factions on this
question, and that no more will be
heard of the trouble.


Worklag Night and Day.
The busiest and mightiest little thing
that ever was made' is Dr. King's New
Life Pills. Every Dill 1 a suxar-ebate


WASHINGTON GOSSIP

The President's Chinesl Poll-
cy is Not Popular

ULTERIOR MOTIVE CHARGED.


lican managers may be forced to call
upon the individual workers for con-
tributions, or to assess the govern-
ment employes. The latter is un-
pleasant, as it is in violation of Iaw,
and, while it will surely go unpun-
ished, would yet get into the news-
papers and might cost the parqy dear.


JOHN C.


also to insure her in bequeathing a
fair measure of health and strength
to the prospective little one.'
**1 Am Prepared."
The news. of the death of Mrs-
Custis on the afternoon of Sunday,
July 15th, brought sorrow to many,
for everyone- knew and. respected
her. Her'health had not been good
for some time, but it was hoped that
the Virginia climate would restore her
strength; it was not to be the work
of a long life was well done, and
the reward was waiting. She died
at Cape Charles, within two miles of
Arlington, the original town of the
Custis family to which her husband
belonged.
She was the daughter of Asi
Smith, of North Carolina, and after
his death went to New Berne and
married Dr. Peter Barton Custis,
who had just graduated in medicine
from the University of Pennsylvania,
and was barely of age, his bride be-
ing a year younger. Five children
were born to them, two died in in-
fancy, a daughter lived until she was
six years old, and two sons survive
her, Samuel C. Custis who resides in
Oregon, and Dr. Daniel Parke Cus-
tis whom she was visiting at the time
of her death.
Her husband died at Wilmington,
N. C., in 1863, while a surgeon in
the Confederate army. On several
occasions she nursedi the sick and
wounded soldiers while at the hos-
pital in Wilmington and also at Tal-
ahassee, for she was ever ready to
help somebody.
Her earnest love for God showed
itself in all her acts. Ever faithful
in religious duty, it wa.sbut natural
that her last intelligent words were
"I am prepared." There is no sor-
row for her, but for those who will
miss her gentle presence and kindly
sympathy. C.
Educational Publications.
We.-have received a copy of the
Catalogue of the Florida Agricultu-
ral College, Lake City, for 1899-1900
and annonneements for 1900-1901.
It is a piece of typographical perfec-
tion and tastefully arranged in all re-
spects. It is published by the East
Florida Publishing Co., Jacksonville.
The new Catalogue of the West
Florida Seminary (this city), contain.
ing announcement for 1900-1901, is
being mailed this week. It is a hand.
some booklet of 80 pages tastefully
covered and lucidly sets forth the
advantages of the Seminary. .' Spajn-
ish will be added to the languages
taught by the Seminary at its next
session.
The State Normal and Industrial
College for Colored Students, Talla--
hassee, is also sending out a hand-
some catalogue of seventy odd pages.
It will compare favorably with any of
the others. Irinted at the TALLA-
HASSEEAN job office.
frcc l g Weather in July
Would canoe great discomfort and loss,
but fortunate it is seldom known. A
vast amount of misery is caused at this
season, however, by impoverished blood,
poor appetite and general debility.
*These conditions may be remedied by
enriching the blood and toning the stom-
ach with Hood's Sarsaparilla. This
medicine seems to put new life into the
whole physical system, simply because
of its wonderful power to purify, enrich
and vitalize the blood, create an appetite
and invigorate the digestive functions.
We advise you to get a bottle and try it
if.you are not feeling just right. It will
do you more good than a six weeks vaca-
tion. It is the best medicine money can
buy.. .
Rouse by Acclamation..


Republican Party in a Great Stew Ov-
er Campaign Fund.

Washington, July 21-The Presi-
dent seems to be sticking to his op-
portunist policy in regard to China,
hoping against hope that something
will turn up which will free himr
from the responsibility of callin-
Congress in extra session. Even.
Minister Conger's dispatch begging
aid to save him against the "Chinese
troops," has had no effect. lie fol-
lowed a somewhat similar policy ir
regard to the Philippines last sum-
mer, when he put off calling the
troops authorized by Congress inte
service until the "rebellion" their<
had gathered such tremendous head--
way. At present, he is following
the lines laid down in Mark Hanna's
interview, alleging that no extra ses-
sion of Congress was necessary. It
is alleged by his supporters that he
has plenty of money with which to
conduct imperial military operations
in 'hina, in conjunction with hi:-
1brother sovereigns, and that the
number of troops needed to make up
the American quota can probably be
spared without increasing th(
strength of the army. In regard t(.
the first excuse, it is, of course, an
historical fact that there have beer
several periods in Anglo-Saxon his-
tory when only the need of money
caused the king to call parliament in
session. The question of the num-
ber of troops required is still doubt-
ful. but it is surely the privilege as,
well as the duty of Congress to con-
sider the question and to decide.
whether or not an increase is needed
in order to enable the Occident tco
meet the appalling outbreak of the-
Orient. When the climax has finally
Leen reached, and the President is
driven to resort to Constitutiona!, as
compared with Imperial action there
,must. be. long and 'disastrous delay.
before anything effective can be ac-
complished. But it is evident that.
any risk of that kind will be taken,.
and that the lives of ojir little- formeT-
in China will be held lightly, rather
than that*anything shall be allowed
to interfere with the play of politics
on the front porch.
The Republicans are a good dear
worried over their lack of campaign
funds. A number of leading menr
on the campaign committees 'have
been out upon political foraging ex-
peditions, and it is hinted that they
have not met with the success whiLeb
they expected, or which they thought
was really necessary. Certain
sources of campaign funds, which
have been tapped before and' have-
flowed freely, have this summer
given forth at best but a meagre and
attenuated stream, not sufficient in
volume to furnish' the desired motor-
power to turn the wheels of the ma-
chine. There have been complaints
among the leaders of an indifference
on-the part of many whilom contrib-
utors, which, they feel, smacks oi
base ingratitude. The trusts and
manufacturers who are flourishing
under the Dingley bill are loth, in
many instances, it is said, to ren-
der due thanks to the party which
made their prosperity possible. See-
ing no immediate'prospect of a repeal
of that act, they are inclined to with-
hold their contributions and to lose
interest in the campaign. The
banks also, having received much
desired financial legislation, and be-
lieving it is secure for sometime to.
come, are backward in putting up>
cash ,for political purposes. Alto-
gether, it is probable that the Repub-


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promised t, take it under considera-
tion.-Chicigo Tribune.
mo.-al of the Garden.
Nothing Peaches patience like a gar:
-den. You dtay go round and watch the
opening bll from day to day, but It
takes its own time, and you cannot
urge it on it will. If forced,
it is onlj torn to pieces. All the best
results of i. garden, like those of life,
.are slowly It)ut regularly progressive.-
Weekly Bo(uquet.


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"Witfu. Waste
Ma es" Wo zful Want."


is as 2Aastefut no to secure what
yoa need a0i migMi have asit is to squan-
di qvhat yu ,already possess. Health is
.2 priceless Ossession. You can secure it
d kep It .y taking Hoods Sarsaparaa
qpich pw#kf 's th blood, cures disease, and
bmigurates !he 'whc(e system.


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-wherein he pre-
B-B \ 1at a war with Germany was
^^t~e, and whose threats against
ta co', were soon followed up
y srSimilar outcries from Senator I
Ji; (ge. Who not only is the adminL-
ration's mouthpiece upon the floor
S'O the Senate, but was also perma-
S nt chairman of the Republican
National Convention, an evidence of
Sthe confidence reposed in him by the
party managers. The result of the
u tudy of the situation is not encour- 4
S; aging for the Republicans. Not only
a 8 Dr. L. W. Habercom, who is per-
a. ps the most influential German in
the country, and who conducted the
G "erman press bureau for McKinley
our years ago, declared for Bryan,
S. 'but he has now accepted similar work
: or the Democrats this year. Fur-
ther, there have already been many
defections among the German news-
papers of the country, especially
those of the West, where imperialism
as admittedly the great issue and sil-
ver is not dreaded as it is in parts of
lihe East.
Major-General McArthur has sent
from Manila a strong protest against
withdrawing any troops at all from
the Philippines for service in China,
and, instead, has asked for reinforce-
ments. He has urgently represented
to Secretaiy.Root that under the sys-
te.s of garrisons adopted, it is im-
possible to redistribute his force when
regiments are withdrawn, so as to
S' properly patiol the district from which
th, .ey have been taken. Secretary
o 3ot thoroughly appreciates General
.McArthur's views, but the urgency
S^ ? of the situation in China is such that
he is compelled to detach regiments
From the Philippines and send them to
r_. Taku. Through reports and private
letters reach ng the officials here it is
becoming mlinifest that the suppres-
sion of the Filipino insurrection is a
work of yeals. This certainly is the
opinion of almost every army officer
.in the Philippines.
FREIi BLOOD CURE.
An offer pr4ving faith to Sufferers.
Is your bloldx pure? Are you sure of
Sit? Do cuts or scratches heal slowly?'
oes your ski n it*h or burn?. Have you
Pimples? Eruptions? Aching Bones or
Back? Ecz4ima? Old Sores? Boils?
-Scrofula? Rlieumatismn? Foul Breath?
'atarrh? AMe you Pale* If so purify
Your blood al once wiihB. B B. (Botanic
Blood Balm). It makes the Blood Pure
Umd Rich, hlls every sore and gives a
-lear, smodh, healthy skin. Deep-
seated cases like ulcers, cancer, eating
sores, Painfil Swellings, Blood Poison
are quickly I urged by B. B. B., made es-
peciaily for 4.11 obstinate Blood and Skin
Troubles. B. B. B. is different from
other remedies because B. B. B. drains
the Poisons and Humors out of the
1Blood and entire system so the symptoms
cannot return. Give it a trial. It cures
S. A when al eld fails. Thoroughly tested
r -for 30 years Sold at drug stores at $1
per large bottle, 61 re bottles (full treat-
S-rinent). $5., So sufferers may test it, a
Trial bottle 8iven away absolutely tree.
SWrite for it. Address BIOD BAL C O ,
594 Mitchell St.. Atlanta. ia.. dWrie
day. Describe trouble and free medical
advice given
iHi Touching Appeal.
"Can't I tiach you to love me, Miss
iGenevieve?" pleadingly asked the
young man.
"I fear nUt, Mr. Spoonamore," she
S-answered.
'Then won't you please teach me
1tow to tea4 h you to love me?" he In-
sisted eagerly.
,- This appealed to the essentially mas-
culine or phdagogic element more or
less latent In every woman, and she


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*e Was Admitted.
Fortunately when red tape comes in
contact with common sense it is red
tape which goes .to the walL A good
story is told of a military official who
devised a system which compelled tv-
ery one who went on business to Gen-
eral Banks to procure a ticket from a
member of the staff, the presentation
of which at the door gained his admis-
sion. One day a burly colonel came to
the door of the private office at head-
quarters and requested that his name
be given to the general.
"Have you a ticket? hbe was asked.
"A ticket!" echoed the. colonel. -with
scorn. "No, sir, .1.haven't." .
"You can't. enter here. without one."
was the reply. "
"Sir," said. the colonel, -"when Gen-
eral Banks becomes a puppet 3how.
and I have 25 cents to spare, I'l buy a
ticket to see him. not-before." He was

Best for the Bowels.
No matter what ails you, headache to
a cancer, you will never get well until
your bowels are put right. CASCARETS
help nature, cure you without a gripe or
pain, produce easy, natural movements,
costs you just 10 cents to start g- tting
your health back. CASCARETS Candy
Cathartic, the genuine, put up in metal
boxes, every tablet has C. C. C. stamped
on it. Beware of imitations.


a SERENADE OF WOLVES.
How One Was Started In the Na-
tional Zoo at Washington.
In The Century Ernest Seton-Thomp-
son, who used to be known as "Wolf"
Thompson from his familiarity with
this particular form of wild animal,
tells how he started a wolf serenade -at
the National zoo in Washington.
While making these notes among the
animals of the Washington- zoo I used
to go at all hours to see them. Late
one evening I sat down with some
friends by the wolf cages in the light
of a full moon. I said. "Let .us see
whether they have forgotten the music
of the west." I put up my hands to
my mouth and howled the hunting
song of the pack. The first to respond
was a coyote from the plains. He re-
membered the wild music that used to
mean pickings for him. He put up his
muzzle and "'yap yapped" and howled.
Next an old wolf from Colorado came
running out, looked and listened -ear-
nestly, and. raising her snout to. the
proper angle, she took up the wild
strain.. Then all the others came run-
ning out and joined In. each according
to his voice, but all singing that wild
wolf hunting song, howling and yell-
ing, rolling and swelling, high and low,
in the cadence of the hills.
They sang me their song of the west, the west;
They set all my feelings aglow;
They stirred up my heart with their artless art
And their song of the long ago.
Again and again they raised the cry
and sang in chorus till the whole moon-
lit wood around was ringing with the
grim refrain-until the inhabitans in
the near city must have thought all
the beasts broken loose. But at length
their clamor died away. and the wolves
returned, slunk back to their dena, si-
lently, sadly. I thought, as though they
realized that they could indeed join In
the hunting song as of old, but their
hunting days were forever dor.-


There is more Catarrh in this section
of the country than all other diseases
pat togeth4, and until the last few
years wad supposed to be incumreh For
a great many years doctors proesn-o ed
it local disease, and prescribed local
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The Best Remedy for Stomach and
Bowel Troubles.


"I have been in the drug busin'a for
twenty years and have sold most all of
the proprietary medicines of any note.
Among the entire list I have never found
anything to equal Chamberlain's Colic.
Cholera and Diarrhoeea Remedy for all
stomach and bowel troubles," says O. W.
Wakefield, of Columbus, Ga. "This
remedy cured two severe crees of cholera
morbus in my family and I have recom-
mended and sold hundreds of bottles of
it to my customers to their entire satis-
faction. It affords a quick and sure cure
in a pleasant form." For sale by Wight
& Bro. and all medicine dealers.
1-he Sleepless Severn.
"There were seven of the 12." said
one. of the discharged jurors in speak-
ing of the matter next morning. "who
didn't want to sleep themselves and
wouldn't let the rest of us sleep. When-
ever we dropped into a doze, they came
around and shook us till we were wide
awake again."
"And-,you had to submit, I suppose.
for they constituted the majority?"
"Yes. they were the rousing majori-
ty," said the hollow eyed juror, with
a pensive attempt to be facetious.-Chi-
cago Tribune.


Corroborative Evidence.
Miss Summit-What a lot of old chi-
na Miss Spindle hns! And she says it
was handed down in: her family.
Miss Palsaide-Then it is just as I
expected .
Miss Summit-What is? -
Miss Palisade--That- her ancestors
never kept servants.-Harper's Bazar.
T. B. Rice, a prominent druggist .of
Greensboro, Ga., writes ais follows:
"I have handled Dr. Pitt's Carmina-
tive for eight years, and have n6ver
known of a single instance where it
failed to give perfect satisfaction. Par-
ties who once use it always make per-
manent customers. We sell- more of
this article than all the -other Carmina-
tives,. soothing syrups and eohc- dropIs
combined." For teething children it has
no equal.


Moon Views From the Grant Tomb.
Persons of romantic temperament
have discovered that the best place in
New York from which to watch the
moon rising in the east Is the porch off
General Grant's tomb. Standing, as it
does. away from all other buildings,
at the highest part of the Riverside
drive, with the beautiful Hudson river
flowing softly along a hundred feet be-
low, the noble edifice in which lies the
hero is as full of poetical charm as.the
Alhambra itself.- As the moon rises
one can see the rays touching column
after column of tie mausoleum, throw-
ing into deeper shadow the recesses
and giving the whole building an ethe-
real aspect which Is strikingly beauti-
ful. Young couples who are strolling
along the drive make It a point to go
up to the tomb to watch the moon rise,
and the idea Is becoming so popular
that the charm of solitude at least has
certainly departed.-New York Letter
in Pittsburg Dispatch.
IM Supposition.
A -philanthropic lady of Pacific
Heights, one of the sort of superior
alum raisers shown up In "Fables In
Slang." met on one ofaher tours a lit-
tle boy who was swearing roundly.
She seized him at once and gave him
a good shaking, adding: "You ought to
be ashamed of yourself! I never heard
such language since the day I was
born!" The boy into whose desolate
home she had just been bringing light
pulled himself loose. "Yes'm," he said,
"I spose dere was a good deal o'
cuisin de day yqu was born."-San
Francisco Wave.


A- TEXAS WONDER.
Hall's Great Disovery.
One small bottle of Hall's Great Dis-
covery cures all kidney and bladder
troubles, removes gravel, cures diabetes,
seminal emissions, weak and lame
back; rheumatism and all irregularities
of the kidneys and bladder in both men
and women, regulates bladder troubles
in children. not sold by your drug-
t, wi be sent by mail on receipt ofat
SOne small bottle is two months'
tmmt and will cure any case above
w'tin'ned. Dr. E. W. Hall, sole mapu-
betw-ir T'. -0. Bo R .Tfta'SLt LanioL We


Pllkerton Won the Race.
At one of the regaftas of the Nation-
al Association of American Oarsmen
during the early nineties James Pilker-
ton, for many years the champion scul-
ler of America, was matched to row
double against another team. He and
his mate were the champions; and the
general belief was that they would win
without effort. But the night before
the regatta public opinion suddenly
and mysteriously changed. Mr. Pil-
kerton knew that this was not caused
, by any new development of strength
in his opponent or any loss of skill on
his own part. After making some quiet
inquiries he discovered that there was
talk of his rowing tnate having been
bought up by the other side and of an
arrangement to throw the race.
He didn't say anything about his sus-
picions, but when the two men were
seated in the shell and were well out
into the deep water he leaned over to
his mate and said:
"Look her, you blooming cutthroat!
You've got to swim, drown or win this
race! You know me!" H-Ie won.-Sat-
urday Evening Post.


Watch Springs,
The watch carried by the average
inan is composed of 98 pieces, aad its
manufacture embraces more than 2,000
distinct and separate operations.
Hairspring wire weighs onertwen-
tieth of a ain to the inch. OneW mile
of wire weighs leks -than. half a pound.
The balance gives. live vibrations
every second. 300 eiery minute, .18,000
every hour, 432,000 every day and 157,-
680,000 every year.. .
The value of springs when finislied
and-plfaced in watches is enormous in
proportion to-the material from .Which
they are made. A ton of steel made
up into -hairsprings when in .watches
is worth more than- 12,1/ times the
value of the same .weight in pure
gold. -


A Gallant Clergyman.
It is said that the Rev. Sydney Smith
could be gallant as well as witty on oc-
casion. :
"Oh, Mr. Smith, I cannot bring this
flower to perfection," said a youhg
-lady to him once" as. she showed I"hin
about her conservatory.
Whereupon he took her by the hand.
and said, '"Then let me bring perfec-
tion to the flower."


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T ~-, noabr s2. variety of knives
and forks that now grace a well equip.
ped and formal dinner table may well
dismay one unused to such. a variegat-
ed display of cutlery and silver. There
are forks for the oysters, for the fsh
and for the roast and forks as wellfor
anything else that may be served.
Theree also knives to correspond to
the forks that may be needed. These
implements that social convention de-
crees to be necessary to convey food to
the mouth are usually laid out in for-
midable rows on either side of the
plate.
. The other evening a simple western
maiden at her first eastern dinner sur-
.reyed her supply of knives and forks
with growing trepidation. Her conm-
mon sense told her that they were laid
out in the regular order in which it
was intended that they should be used.
but nothing in her experience had
taught her which was the right end of
the row to start in with. Finally, in
.despair, she sought help from her next
door neighbor. a prominent physician.
"Say. doc." she questioned anxiously
as she pointed at the offending objects,
"do you eat out or in?"-New York
Tribune. %


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stay at home and take P. P. P.,
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Rheumatism and all forms of Blood Poison-
ing, Dyspepsia, Catarrh and Malaria.
James Newton, Aberdeen, Ohio, says P. P. P.
did him more good than three months treatment
at Hot Springs, Ark.
W. T. Timmons, of Waxahatchie, Tex., says
his rhennwatism was so bad that he was confined
to his bed for months. Physicians advised Hot
Springs, Ark., and Mineral Wells, Texas, at which
places he spent seven weeks in vain, with kneesso
badly swollen that his tortures were beyond en-
durance. P. P. P. made the cure, and proved It.
self, as in thousands of other cases, the best blood
purifier in the world, and superior to all Sarse-
f parilas and the so-called Rheumatic Springs.
Sf. F. Ballantyne, of Ballantyne & frDonough'a
Iron Foundry, Savannah, Ga., says that he has
suffered for years from Rheumatism, and could
get no relief rom any source but P. P. P., which
cured 'tim entirely. He extols the properties ol
P P. P.P. o everyoccasion.
P. P. P. Is sold by all druggists. $1 a
bottle; six bottles, $5s.


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S-SIVA AND DEVI.
The Fearfal Devil of the mioes-
and HIMl Prinelsal Wife.
Siva Is both typical of destruction
and of reproduction. But the latter at-
tribute was doubtless a later addition
to the sum of his qualities. The orig-
Inal conception of this deity was that
of a power delighting in destruction,
In the achievement of physical eviltand
wrong and In hurling death and-devas-
tation upon thie people and their land.
He is represented in-the sacred books
of the. Hindoos as "the terrible destroy-
er," "the one who delights in the de-
struction of men." But-in all this -there
is no whisper as yet of any moral qual-
ities of eviL The conception is entirely
one of physical power, Used with the
utmost malevolence and injustice
against men. -
Along with his principal wife, who
Is variously called .Devy, Durga, Uma
and Kali, he is portrayed as the incar-
nation of physical .evil. wrong, .injus-
tice or misfortune. In the "Puranas"
Siva is described as wandering about
surrounded by ghosts and goblins, in-
ebriated, naked and with disheveled
hair, covered with the ashes of a fu-
neral pile, ornamentedd with human
skulls and bones, sometimes laughing
and sometimes -crying. Devi, his con-
sort, is represented with a hideous and
a terrible countenance streaming with
blood, encircled with snakes, hung
round with skulls and human heads
and in all respects resembling a fury
rather than a goddess. The only pleas-
ure which Siva and Devi feel is when
their altars are drenched with blood,
which, of course, could not be shed
without the destruction of some form
of life.-Westminster Review.


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ft and tei public cortlaly jvti to at-
sew4 SIM&Sa chool atInoL X. Pray?
a. W Unio I Chris.
tMn deavor MeetiUg, :80 P. M., Su day.
AP CHTURCH. Rev 8's. M. P .-ovnoe
ltor Preaching at 1 'a.. m.and Tp. m.
every Sunay. da y M School at p.m.
um wed neayP. m. cordial
welcome t extended a .
a. JoalH ZscwOPAL CaURCH. D W. H.
arer, Pastor. Se nles. Pre chis every
3 --Tn A.M.; 7;aP.M. -rida e 013er-
Sg,,.wBat P. Sunday School ai M.
ceNouC Cua CcB. RB e V. J. L. BI %o 5 0
sor. MaSyosNa and Sermon t9 A. X,
catee 2. Vtsiir and Beadio-
m P.M. r,
On week days. Nass:46 A. M.
BIBL "'DIPO612 ou"i.BitblT ior a le at all
times at cost prices aL The TAiLAAmABUZ
C. M. Church 5undes School atl k0 a. mw.
protessorJ. G. Riley superintendent Preach.
ta t p .aMS ei naynight. iaes Meet-
ag Turasday night. X F. BRIsi Pastor.
cToIW' MNTISG The Board! of Direc-
tws of the Liorary Aaociation I old their
meeting on the third Friday evenly g of each
month at V. m. at the library.
These who are interested in Chbstain Sci,
ence will be welcoLmed at the rtsidO oce of Mr.
W. C Lewit wb-ee the sen tkes ill b:e held
Sundavs at 1t"30 a.m..% ecnedEa s w.: TW p.m.;-
LO. OF -
Or Regular meetings of Lu.o I D No.-
are held every Tuesday Eveni i;, at their
{Edae Room at 8 o'clock. All 11 r.ners in
o standing are invited to attend
W. ). MclNTOSH. J1., N.G.
F. L. COLLINS b. b.
33(JM5KNMT.-UegRular meetlA 8 of AV-
S&CxPM NT No 2, are held tk .
andthird Thursday evenings o1 ego -omonth,
at their Lde Room, at 8 o'clock A A :1 Pt-
W. ].-CINTOSH. s., C. P,
W. H. CHA.NG Scribe.
KNIGHTS OF HONOR.
Tailahalee Lodge. NO. 3 uletasecond
ad fourth Thursday eveningsot 4aoh sonth
t Masomc Hal~E E. PHILBRICK, Dictator.
W. H. CHANCE. Reporter.
LIGHTS OF PYTHIASB
Cicero Lodge No. I K. of P, I eets every
Thursday evening In Castle Hal. Visiting
Knights are cordially invited to aend.
J. F. HILL, K. of K-5. 29
ST. PAUL LOIGE:NO. 15
(B. S. of the K )
Holds its meeting every Wednltday even-
Sg at eight 0' clock, at it. Lodl;e room up-
ta rs, one door east of the annex of the Opera
Houe. All memLenh of the Orler in good
,dirg ate cordially invited to attend.
Ma" gA. STAFFOid), W. C. J.
MASONIC.
Tne regular convocauton of F orida i, A.
Chapter No.1, will be held on the Second and
Fourth Mondays of each month at 8 o'clock

g Regular meetings of JAdILSON LODGE
ilo.1, are held on the first and tb ird Mondays
In each month. at 8 o'clock, P. M,
W. M. MclTOSHl S.81 Secretary.


frefessiuunal Cards.

DR. t. I. BREVARD
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA.
46-6m.
EO. W. WALKER,
ATTORNEY-AT-! AW.
Office over Capital City Bank.
IAtt.AT ASSEE, FLORIDA.
49-ly
FRED T. MYERS._

ATTORNEY AT LAW,
STALLAHA88BB. FLORIDA.

W E. LEWIS, DEI TIST.
TALT.AlA ASs t, FTlORi0 A
Graduate 1894, UmeatY Maryland
Baltimore, Post GOrduat 1893.
&ske0 l Schoolj Chcago.
Preservation of Natural Teeth,
Gold Crowns, BridKework, and Metal
Plates a Specialty. Gas administered.
1-1y


JOSEPH DUNCAN,

gifeteabr ajb4 taer.
W Dealer in Marble Foreign and
Domestic. Orders Filled on Short Notice.
See his cuts and prices before sending
money outside the State. 44-17y


J. H. WTT.T.TA R,
GUN AND LOCKSMITH,
TAT.T.ANAqW% FLORIDA.
Repairs all kinds of Household articles of
everyday use. Trunks, Bags, atchels, Looks,
Keys, Fasteningr tGun istols.Shooting Out
Aft. Umbrellas, also Bicycles d
chines. Shop on Jefferson Street near New
City Market. Work done on short noticeand
at low Dricee. W


A. J. FISH,

Contractor

and Biilder

BUILDER SU B1UlE%
Lumber, Laths, Shingles, Etc., kept
in stock at all times.


J. F. HILL & CO,'S

Gent's Funisbing Goods,

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andl
CIGARSTU'RE
Monroe Street* opposite St. James
Select stock of Gent's. F rn wIpg,.
Full stock f Stationery,.
Latest Lines BRedable Books,
SCHOOL BOOKS% Ltitg maK-
zines, Periodicls and Daily Pa-
psers, always on hand&
Choice line offCtgar and Tobacee

Amssurng courteous mention to
toWMers we respectuly liita hare
;h: a r tmw,.* A h.lm.


Foleys Honey Tar


Foey's Oney and Tar
hat s. asalstqpsa the cm&


noney eor Seholaws.
"Honey an4 Aread wa: a great meat
with, Pythagorak aAd his scholars and
counted a sufficient food for a tem-"
perate life,"w Wrote Dr. Thomas Muffett
-in 1575, .'"for .bread. strengthens the
.body, and honey both nourishes much
and also cleansetti away superfluities.
"Polio Romulus being asked by Au-
gustus, .the emperor, how fie lived so
long!. By nourishing (saith fie) my In-
wards with. money and my outward'
parts with ayle. The like answer like
wise .made Democritus, being demand-
ed the like question. Furthermore, it
is so genetrala meat through Russia
that the children eIt it.on their bread
every morning as ours do butter to
their breakfast; with whom and with
old men it agreeth exceeding well,
cleansing their breasts, opening their
.pipes, warning their stomachs, resist-
ing putrefaction and engendering sweet
and, commendable blood. Raw honey
is never good, therefore clarify it thor-
oughly at the fire; also let it be honey
that ran And was never puffed out of
the combs and of young bees rather
than old, feeding upon time, rose-
mary, flowers and such sweet and
wholesome herbs. Then may you
boldly give it as meat to young chil-
dren, to cold and moist complexions
and to rheumatic old men, especially
in northern countries and cold climates
and in the winter months."


C.lr:;.-;!,s Cb..'Tx.. J4n 24. 1875.
AS this imnay.bee the last penciling that I may
ever do on egrth May heaven Bless me and trhe
man -that I a'm going to fite, (c we have been
trailing to gather some time and have fell out a
bought, the sum of $2 and have agreed to fight a
dewel this Butiful night of our lord. and as one
of us has to die May Ieven bless us. as this is the
Ilat. half hour on earth with one of us, even
'"ree.rve me now and forever. Written by Jesse
Scog-. Bornd and raised in Ta. Sined by William
Jirod. Bornd in Illinois.
Mr. Scoggln's piety apparently
brought victory to him in the "dewelt"
for his-adversary when. found appear-"
ed to have been struck behind the ear
by a-13 inch shell.-Law Notes'.,.'

O'Connell and Massey.
Laughter has been fatal to at least
one bill in the house'of commons. In
the days of O'Connell Thomas Massey.
who was a sworn foe to everything
that suggested- popery, introduced a
bill to abdlish the suffix "mas" from anl
words in our -language and to substi-
tute "tide," thus converting "Christ-
mas" Into "Christtide," and so on.
When he had ended his introductory
speech. O'Connell got up and said:
"Since the honorable member has such
an insuperable objection to the word
'mas' why does he not set a good ex-
ample by anglicizing his own name?
In that case we should be quite willing
te 'aak of him as Thotlde Tidey."


A Sure Thing for You.
A transaction in which you cannot
lose is a sure thing. Biliousness, sick-
headache, furred tongue, fever, piles
and a thousand other ills are caused by
constipation and sluggish liyer. Casca-
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Blackening One's Shoes. A c uouse roueu win. appreciative
There are men in New York today laughter, and Mr. Massey never recov-
whose fortunes are not small yet they ered sufficient courage to speak of the
never pay a bootblack a cent a year for bill again.
shining their shoes. They are their Strange Affalr.
own bootblacks, and not one Is asham- "It is shameful the way tarmaduk.
ed of it. You may depend on one thing McCorter has t:ratcd !iss Fitzper-
-these men were reared in the coun- kins."
try, where they were educated in the "What did lie do?"
use of the brush. I said to an acqqaint- "Oh, he stimulated her to im'irove
ance some time ago, when he com- her mind and then -l'k. .he .un:.-
plained that his 12-year-old son had no ment on the ground that he was afraid
exercise about the house, "Why don't to marry a woman who knew so
you make him blacken the family much."-Indianapolis .ournal.
shoes every morning?"
He was stunned *at the suggestion. What lie Would Fear.
"My son blacken boots.!" he wailed. "I don't think," said the observant
throwing up his hands. v'Do you think boarder, "that I should care to propose
I would disgrace my own boy? I give to a girl addicted to photography."
him 10 cents every morning to have "And why not?" asked the cross eyed
his shoes shined at the corner where I boarder.'
have mine shined." "I should be afraid that she would
I reminded him that he was teaching seize the opportunity to develop a nega-
that boy to be an upstart and that he tive."-Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph.*
was giving him $36.50 a year which he
stole from his friends. Blackening Saved Her Life.
shoes Is splendid exercise. Many a Riggs-Hear about Mrs. Titewaad?'
ragged street Arab is too proud to do Told her husband she would tIl1 her.
It because of some fool father like. the' self if he didn't buy her a new annet.
one mentioned, but such a father Jiggs-What did Titewadd do?
ought to be in the business instead of Riggs-Got estimates- oA funerals.
robbing his friends. Let every boy' found he could save 42 by- bu o ng the
learn to shine'shoes. He may have to bonnet and. saved her life.-Baltimore
make a living at It some day. There American. .
Is money in the business.-New York A self closing door spring adds to
Press. the anger of .the angry man who wants
Prepaong For a "Devel.'" to slam the door.-Chicago News.
One of the most remarkable docu-
ments that have ever come under our The occupants of a baloon a mile
high "command a radios of 96 miles.
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been used for over fifty years by mil- odorless disinfectant prepared as fol-
lions of mothers for their children while lows: .Dissolve. half & pound of per-
teething, with perfect success. :Itsoothes manganate of potash in four gallons of
the ld, softens the gums, allays a water and pour this carefully, down the
pam, cures wind colic, and is the best
rmedy for diarrhoe. It will izlieve pipes. This, solution, if allowed .to
the poor little sufferer immediately stand in bowls or basins, will stain'
Sold ydruggists in every part of the. them purple. The stains may be re-
worId. Twenty-five cents bottle. Be moved with a weak solution of oxalic
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WANTED HIS FARE RUNG UP.
An Italian Who Dem.anded Music of
the Street Car Conductor.
The conductor ot a Brooklyn trolley
car had a peculiar; experience with an
Italian one night last week. The
Italian wanted to ride with music
thrown in for his 5 cents. A passenger
described the incident:
"I boarded the car with six other pas-
sengers, including an Italian, at the
suburban end of the ruad on one of the
late trips. The car had gone a shert
distance when the conductor began to
collect the fares. The Italian was on
the rear seat, and his money was col-
lected last. Everything went well.for
about half a mile, when the Italian
jumped to his feet and waved his
hands at the conductor. -The icoaductor
went to the excited man arid asked him
what the trouble was. The Italian
said:
"'Me want n:y fiva cenfa back.'
"The conductor told him that he
could not have.the molley. The Italian
insisted:
'Every boda getta' music for a fiva
centa; me no got.' .
- "The conductor grasped the situation
at once, and, seeing that he was ac-
cused of 'nickeling,'. started to clear
himself. He showed the Italian that
. there were seven. passengers o-a the
car and that that number of fares wese
registered.. He also explained why the
Italian did not get any music for his
nickel. He said:
"'While collecting the fares in the
front part of the car I rang up one
fare too much, and if I rang-up yours I
would be out 5 cents.'
"While this explanation was going on
the man from Italy was still shouting
for his 'fiva cents,' and did not stop
until he got off the car farther down,
still jabbering at the conductor."-New
York Sun.

SHE WAS ABSENTMINDED.
A Quarter Which a Beggar Was Not
to Spend For. Drtmk.
"For God's sake give a hungry man a
little money to buy something to eat,"
entreated a beggar of a woman in
.West Third street. The beggar was
by no means absentminded, but the in-
div.idual to whom he spoke was. .She
passed on several yards without.notic-
ing him, when it suddenly occurred
to her that to a man, perhaps starving,
who had asked bread she had given a


stone, or at least a stony .stare. So
she took 25 cents from her purse and,
turning quickly, hurried after a man
passing down the street'
"Here," she said, touching him on
the arm; "here is a quarter for you,
and I hope you will not buy liquor with
It"
Before the astonished person to
whom she had'"given the money could
utter a word she had departed.
"I am sure I don't know why young
women should run after me on the
street to give me money," ejaculated
the man, "but I will spend it for drink
since she particularly requested me
not to."
A few steps farther on he was met
by a seedy looking fellow who began,
"For God's sake, give," etc.
"Yes, my man, I think this was in-
tended for you. A young woman sent
it to. you, but you are not to spend it
for drink." And he passed on with a
light heart, while the beggar tested
the quarter suspiciously, casting an
eager glance ahead at the nearest sa-
loon.-New York Press.


He Dodged.
There is a young man In Brooklyn
who needs a tonic of some kind, else
-he would not have failed to embrace as
attractive an opportunity as ever
comes to one. He accompanied a
charming young woman to a church
wedding on the park slope and arrived
at about the time the bride and groom
were due. The young woman with
him was dressed somewhat as the
bridd was expected to be lad, and as
she walked up the main aisle of the
church with her escort the organist
began to play the wedding march. The
Aftinl Aft ivhw* A ..s- #a is is n t,


MUg5, out uT .,.uuIg umu, LU ua vo v-'
lasting disgrace, refused to move, and
if he lives to his dying day the people
who know the girl. say. that Hugh will
not have another such chance for hap-
piness.-Brooklyn Eagle.
The Real Jan Ridd.
A writer, giving some personal mem-
ories of Mr. Blackmore, says he could
not bear with patience any praise of
"Loma Doone." All the world has been
told.that "Lorna Doone" is his greatest
work;- the work in which his fame will
live, "but," says the. writer, "strange
to say, in as far as his gentle nature
w;s capable of irritation he almost
resented the mere mention of the book.
Once I inquired of him was there a
real Jan Ridd.
"'Oh, yes,' he said, filling his pipe
anew.
"'And was he the glorious chap he's
made out to be in "Lorna Doone?"'
"'Certainly not.' said Mr. Blackmore;
'be was a coarse brute.' "-New Eng-
land Home Magazine.

A Spree on Sixpeace.
-*-'. 'k i:t Scotchman had for 37
-':. s i::i,:;lht home his full wages
'.y ,,'cvk. says the Newcastle (Eng-
icle. Once at the end 'f the
it; gave his wife sixpence less
i::.i ;: e full amount This so distress-
d t::v thrifty woman that she went to
,.Ui.''t the meenister on the subject
tilihd to comfort her by saying that
e in 37 years was not a large
;;i:".'.:It.
It's na the money a'm thinking of,"
she replied. "but a'm fearing that Mac
has been taking to drink and betting.
maybe, and other worldly pleasures."

Sheridau's Wit.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan was one
day dining with Lord Thurlow when
his lordship produced some fine Con-
stantia which had been sent him from
the Cape of Good "Hope. Sheridan.
who. saw the. bottle emptied with uu-
common regret, set his wits to work
to get another.
Failing in his attempt, however, he
turned toward a gentleman seated
farther down and said, "Sir, pass me
up that decanter, for I must return to
Madeira since. I cannot double the
Cape."-San Francisco Argonaut.

Hard Woods In Paraguay.
Quebracho 'is one of the profitable
woods in Paraguay. It yields an ex-
tract used for tanning leather. The
forests of Paraguay are full of it. The
export of quebracho is very considera-
ble, going principally to Europe, though
mfch is sent to the United States as a
product of the Argentine Republic, be-
ing shipped via that country.

Answered the Inquiry.
'"What did you tell those people about
the flat, Eliza?"
"They asked me if it was good walk-
ing distance, and I told them it was."
"Gracious! Good walking distance
from what?"
"How do I know? They didn't say,
and I wasn't going to be inquislt4ve."-
Chicago Record.

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THE WEEKLY TALLAHA88 .AT. Tt1IU]kDAY, JULY' 26 1900.


;Ir~i.~J~ Uito ad Proprietr.


DeMOCRATIC NOMINEES.
For Congresman.
ON. S. M. SPARKMAN.
For Presidential Electors.
JOHN ILM. BARS. of Duval.
-JOHN S. BEARD, of Bscambia,
W. H. ELLIS, of Gadsden,
M. L. WILLIAMS, of DeSoto.
For Alternates.
W. HUNT HARRIS, of Ionroe,
S. J. HILBURN, of Putnam,
W. F. HINES, of Sumter,
DANIELC&MPBELL, of Waltoni.
State Tickes.
For. Governor.
WILLIAM S. JENNINGS.
2Ar Justice of the Sumpreme Court.
FRANCIS B. CARTER.
For Recretary of State.
JOHN L CRAWFORD,
For Attorney-General.
WILLIAM B. LAMAR.
For Comptroller.
W. H. REYNOLDS.
For Treasurer.-
J. B. WHITFIELD.
For Superintendent of Public Instraction.
W. N. HEATS
For Commissioner of Agriculture.
B. B. McLIN.
Railroad Commissioner.
JOHN L, MORGAN.
County Tieket.
For Members Legislature.
RON. GEO. P. RANEY,
HON. E. DL HOPKINS.
For Clerk Circuit Court.
C. A. BRYAN.
For County Judge.
R. A. WHITFIELD.
er Superintendent Public Instruction.
C. W. BANNERMAN.
For Sheriff.
JOHN A. PFARCE.
Eor County Treasurer.
JOHN DAYPERKINS.
For Tax Assessor.
H, T. FELKEL.
For Tax Collector.
W. A. DEMILLY.
For County Surveyor.
W. T. BANNERMAN.
For Members School Board.
GEO. I. DAVIS,
It. J. EVANS.
GILBERT HARTSFIELD.
FACTS ABOUT THE CAPITOL
BUILDING:


The question of the removal
,of the State Capital from Talla-
bhassee is now engaging the at-
tention of the people of the
'State of Florida, and the tax-
-payers should become fully ac-
.quainted with the facts as to the
actual condition of the valuable
,Capitol Building now owned
.by the State, in order that they
may act advisedly.
A true statement of the ex-
isting conditions will be suffi-
,cient to convince the tax-payers
''of this State of the utter lack
.of necessity, at this time, for a
,-new State House, and that it
Should be a useless waste of the
Shard earned money of the toil-
,/ ing masses of Florida to erect
an unnecessary building, at
great expense, which would
'have to be met by- the issue of
interest bearing State Bonds.
The Constitution of Florida
provides that "The seat of gov-
,ernment shall be at the City of
"Tallahassee, in the County of
,Leon." Tallahassee was estab-
,ished as the Capital of the
'Territory of Florida in 1823, the
location having been chosen by
a commission, consisting of Dr.
:W. H. Simmons and John L.
i Williams, who were appointed
Iby the Government for that pur-
Ipose.
The massive Brick Capitol
Building, 151 feet long by 53
feet wide, with its broad porti-
cos on the East -and West sides,
>paptgns amented .with six large
E _--. Doric cplumns 13 feet in
'iscunmferetke and 34 feet high,
vesting on slid brjck pillars 5
feet square ana i feet in hight,
is in. 'the middle of a large
quare- near the center apd at
-the highest point of the City ol
T allahassee, which is built upon
the beautiful hills of Leon
(County# in the midst of one of
the most picturesque and at-
tractive ,sections of the State.
The building is of brick, all the
oeutide walls being more than
two feet thick and the inside
partition walls are of solid brick
~ --e .- -


this floor there is an immense
absolutely. fire-proof vault, built
by one of the leading Safe Com-
panies, in which is stored all of
the valuable land records. On
the second floor, which has a
wide hall and rotunda, there
are nine offices, and the Supreme
Court Room and Library, the
latter containing over 8,000 val-
uable books, with space for sev-
eral thousand more in the con-
sultation rooms. In the Treas-
urer's office, which is situated
on this floor, there is a large ab-
solutely fire-proof vault, se,,
curely built from the ground up,
containing a splendid chilled
steel safe, with time lock, which
affords ample protection for all
the funds and securities of the
State: The third floor contains
a large open hall or rotunda,
two large offices, a large library,
divided so as to be .sed for
committee rooms, and in addi-
tion the Senate Chamber and
Hall for the use of the House of
Representatives. There are also
-in use in the building fifteen
fire-proof safes which are suffi-
cient for the security of the val-
uable records and papers of the
different offices. 'These. offices
and rooms afford ample accom-
modations for the State Officers
and the Supreme Court. The
Legislative Halls are more than
large enough for the two delib-
erative bodies to use with every
comfort.
The surroundings and environ-
ments at Tallahassee are healthy,
elevating and delightful. Three
hotels and numerous private
boarding houses furnish ample
accommodations for all demands,
at very moderate rates. No
more appropriate and' satisfac-
tory place can be found in the
State for the Capital.' To re-
move the seat of government
will cost the tax-payers at least
a million dollars, for which
amount at least, and perhaps
much more, State Bonds will
have to be issued, the interest to
be paid on which amount for
the first year. alone, properly
expended for improvements to
the present building, would give
the Legislature all the committee
rooms desired. If bonds are
issued by an amendment to the
Constitution the interest and
principal would in the end
amount to double the amount of
the issue of bonds, all of which
must be paid by the tax-payers.
If the Capital is to be removed,
the heavy expense incident
thereto and the erection of a new
building with suitable grounds,
will have to be met by issuing


State Bonds, orby the'levy of a
tax to raise the amount. If it is
to be raised bp'taxation a levy
of at least $300,000.00 per annum
for at least three years for this
one purpose must be collected
from the tya payers. This will
be a larger extra tax than is an-
nually coveted from the tax
payers f the entire general
rposeof the whole. State
governmfi. The people can
not stand this enormous increase
to thf present tax burdens.
If Bonds are -issued by an
amendment to the Constitution,
a levy of $40,000.00 per annumn
wil Uave to be collected to meel
then annual interest on the bonds,
Sand an additional levy of $40,
000.00 per annum will have to bE
collected as a Sinking Fund foi
the payment of the bonds ai
their maturity. Thus it will lx
seen that such a burden as thi@
should not be put upon the peo
ple of the State unless there is
e some necessity for it. There be.
e ing no necessity, and no valid
reason, for moving the Capital


rooms for
There is


their
no


convenience.
reason for


abandoning and destroying the
valuable and commodious build--
ing- already belonging to the
State, and meeting all her 'de-
mands, because a few more'
rooms may be desired for two
months every two years. When
needed these rooms can be sup-
plied at small cost, without in-
curring a heavy burden, and
without giving up the present
valuable property of the State.
It should be evident from the
foregoing statement of the actual
condition of the Capitol Build-
ing that there is absolutely no
foundation for the claim that the
building is inadequate and un-
safe, or that the books and rec-
ords are in danger of destruction
for want of proper protection;
hence the advocates of Capital
Removal must look elsewhere to
find some real ground upon
which to base their appeal to the
tax-payers.
TALLAHASSEE rlOURNS,
Tallahassee is in mourniLg! Her
sorrow is deeper than it has been for
a long time. And the mourning is
not confined to this city, for Benjamin
Andrews Meginniss' influence was
bounded only by the limits of his
wide acquaintance, and wherever
that influence (always for good) has
been felt.there today is mourning.
He was unostentatious, but firm in
his convictions. He never urged his
views upon others, but there was an
irresistable attractive force about the
man that carried conviction to his
fellow men and inspired in them the
utmost confidence. On their death
beds, when casting about for an ab-
solutely reliable man in whose hands
to leave the property of their wives
and children, they. turned to him
with a .wonderful unanimity, and
never .was the trust betrayed or
in the slightest abused.
In the mercantile business for
himself years ago he failed. Hlis
sympathetic nature and goodness to
others simply overwhelmed him and
drove his business to the wall, but
every obligation was subsequently
met. In managing the affairs of
others, however, his efforts were
everywhere crowned with success.
When the Capital City. Bank wag
organized he was made cashier.
People had every confidence in him
and it was a success from the start,
doubling its capital in a few years.
He held that position until, his death.
He was also a member and president
of the City Council for a number of
years, and served in the same capac-
ity on the Board of Public Instruc-.
tion until he resigned. lie was also
a prominent Odd Fellow, being
Grand Treasurer for the State organ'
ization and Secretary of the.Grand
Encampment of the same society.


CHARITY BEGINS AT HtOflE.
Under the above caption the
Times-Union and Citizen of recent
date contains the following sensible
and forceful expressions:
"Really, we are getting a little bit
weary of having those ghastly, starv-
ing Hindoos thrust upon our obser-
vation at every turn, in circulars,
handbills, envelopes. The hapless
wretches are not a subject for wit or
merriment, and hartless, indeed,
would he be who could view their
sufferings without ,concern. But we
protest our inalienable right to sleep
through the night without awaken-
ing at midnight to behold those
grinning, fleshless specters of starva-
tion, in all the attitudes perpetuated
by the remorseless photograph.
"Charity begins at home was not
written in the Bible, but it is one of
the soundest maxims of human con-
duct. There are millions today in
New York, Chicago, the new Eng-
land factories, the Pennsylvania
mines, who, though they have food
enough to keep soul and body to-
othuer. are dvin a fa.,r. .rwa w. k


French brethren say, de trop, super-..
numerary. Any country which is
unable to support its -own population
under an administration as enlight,
ened, far-seeing and energetic as that'
of the English is too thickly settled.
"Population increases in a geomet-
rical .ratio; the production of food
supplies, at least in the Orient, only
in arithmetical ratio. Arhe toiling,
sweating farmers of America under
any obligation to oppose, by gifts of
their hard-earned substance, the.
working of the inexorable laws of
population and political economy?
"The English Government monop-
oly of- opium grinds the faces of the
poor. The hapless ryots who pro-
duce and sell the opium to the gov-
ernment for less than half its value
are as truly slaves as. ever were the
negroes of our Southern States. But
it is opium or nothing. They are a
feckless race. With a soil of fabu-
lous fertility, but without the enter-
prise and self-helpfulness of the Chi-
nese, they starve like 'dumb driven
cattle;' lie down and breathe out their
inoffensive, helpless lives in the rich-
est country on the footstool. They
have not even force enough to clear
up the jungles and kill off the tigers.
With a population four times as
dense to the square mile as the Uni-
ted States, they have not rid their
domain of the man-eaters. If they
would yoke up the steers and plow
ten inches deep they would raise corn
enough.
"Suppose these IIindoos were per-
ishing by the hundred thousand from
the bubonic plague. Would it >e
the duty of Americans to send physi-
cians and hospital stewards and sup-
plies of Haffkine and anti-toxin to in-
oculate India's millions? Who con-
stituted us the sponsors and wet-
nurses of the human race?"
WE ARE NOT WEEPING.
The TALLAHlASSEEAN is weeping
over the prospect of losing the State
Capital. It should get on the band
wagon and move with the State
House. Always be ahead of the
procession.-Tampa Tribune.
Tribune is mistaken.
We have not shed a tear.
We are not going to shed any.
There is no need for it.
In fact there is no excuse.
Or anything that could be made


one.
For the Democratic voters of Flor-
ida, when they go to the polls next
November, are going to vote to keep
the Capital right where it is.
They are not ready to increase the
State.debt a million dollars for the
gratification of one section.
We have received the initial num-
ber of the. Floridi Mining and Man.-
facturing Record. It is a. 14-page
magazine with attractive cover, and is
brim full of interesting matter. It is
published monthly by a -company of
prominent Floridians, Geo. W. Wil-
son, President; A. H. Marsh, Vice-
President; L. J. Brumby, Secretary
and Treasurer,|and editor. Success
to the Record.

When witnesses are examined the Court
insists that they shall tell only what they
know, not what they think or believe. Time
and again the
wandering
witness is
brought back
to the point
\ by. the stern
o voice of the
Judge: "Mad-
am we are not"
------- l interested in
-what you
think, we
Sv want to hear
f what you ac.
Srf tually know."
There's no
such trouble
Experienced
f with the
worthy wom-
U i U f en witnesses
rvnlFf"r nto the cures
... 1\ ... wrought by
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription. They
know what they are talking about. Women
who suffered from painful irregularities
from inflammation, ulceration, displaced
organs, bearing-down pains, or any other
form of female disorder, which undermines
the health and shatters the nerves,-such
women know when they are well and why
they are well. They do not hesitate to say:
"I know 'Favorite Prescription' cared
tme." There are half a million women
wiaesses like these:
"I am enjoying good health. thanks to
kind advice and valuable remedies," write Mrs.
Anna Willy, of Northville. Spink Co. S. Dak.,
(Michigan. House). I suffered very much with
female weakness and other ailments for more
than two years. when I wrote to you for advice.


LOG JAMS.


The Poes, They E xert and Hew Twey
Are Brokea Up..
"A lop jam Is one of the most for-
midable problems we have to encoun-
ter In our line of business," said a Mls-,
sissippi lumberman. "How they begin
Is difficult to. explainM A few dozen
logs will baome wedged for an instant
in a narrow part of a stream and. in
less time than it takes me to tell it
hundreds of others will come swooping
dawn and pack themselves in an intri-
cate, close knit span,. reaching from
bank to bank, and almost as solid as
a rock. The force they exert is some-
thing marvelous.* During one jam in
my section I saw a lqt'of logs plunge
under the edge of the blockade, and a
few seconds later they pushed 'their
way up through the very middle of
the pack., tossing timbers as big-
around as a man's waist into the air
like so many toothpicks. The' noise
they made as they drove through the
mass was simply deafening. :It sound-
ed as if the solid earth was being torn
up by Its foundations. When the logs
passed under the'jam, they were evi-
dently caught in such a way as to
still further obstruct the imprisoned
stream and were hurled upward with
all the irresistible'energy of millions of
gallons of rushing water.
"The breaking of a jam Is a very
ticklish operation- and .seems to be
largely a matter of instinct with old
rivermen. The lines and angles of
strain In such a blockade are so com-
plicated that the best engineer in the
world is apt to go wrong in indicating
-the proper point of attack. A veteran
lumberman, on the contrary, will often
take a long look- at the mass and then
point out the 'key log.' The key log
is the timber on which the strain cen-
ters, and when it is blown out or pried
out, the pack, in almost every instance,
will break up of itself. I had an old
'fellow in my employ a few years ago
who could locate a key log nine times
out of ten. He couldn't read or write,
knew nothing about engineering and
was unable to explain how he arrived
at his conclusions. He said it 'came
kinder nach'ral.'" New Orleans
Times Democrat.

Nothing In a Name.
"Where have you been until this
shamefully unseasonable hour?"
"Been sitting in a 'quick repair' shop.
my dear, waiting for my only pair of
shoes."-Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Good chairs are the most difficult
pieces of old furniture to find. They
received harder use than other pieces
of furniture and consequently wore
out quicker.

The only bachelor who can boast a
mother-in-lore is the bachelor of arts.-
London Judy.


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Toothache, Headache, Backiche, Sprains, Bruises, Lame-
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Swellings, of all Kinds, Stiff Neck, Soreness, Sore Throat,
Sick Stomach or Sea Sickness. In cases of Bad Coughs,
Colds or Pnuemonia, it affords

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Billiousness, Constipation, Heartburn, Indigestion, Headache, andl all
Ailments resulting from a Disordered Liver, such as Loss of
Appetite, Despondency, Blues, Weakness, Tired Feeling
and Inactivity of the Mind.
It stimulates and purifies the Blood.


Japanese Eye Water
Cures Sore or Inflamed Eyes, Granulated Eye Lids, and is soothing and
strengthening to Weak Eyes.
Sold on a Guaraptee= jo Cure, No Paq.
Never pains the eye to use it, but is guaranteed to cure
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IMPORTANT
To Horse Owners ana Stock Dealers,

If you own mules or horses, you should by all means keep at ready
command

Walker's Dead Shot Colic Cure
FOR MULES AND HORSES.
It is guaranteed to relieve any ease of colic in males or horses in
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Notice of Tax Deed.
To William Croarte, Nixon liot
ie. Nannie Cromarte, Bllen Anders and al
others concerned:
yOU ARE HERESY NOTIFIED ANI,
warned that unless according to provim
of the act of June 2d, 1899, you redeem it
Sthe thirty days prior to the 23d day of Aug,
1900, from all tax ales., the lands below da
scribed, I ais-clerk, unless restrained by orderf-
court, will ie tax deed to W. T. Bannem
conveying the SW% and NWY of SE4 of secieft'
18. Township 3 N, Bange 1 E, containing 200
acres and 7 acres on the S end of the west %
SW4of NE of Section 13. Township
Range I W. WW1 of'NW 4SEY of N W4. NOf
SW4 and SEY4 except 5 acres of Section
Township 3 N, Range.] W. NEY4.NEk of 8
and 25 acres on the N end of -E'Y4 of SE -
Section 14. Township :; N. Range I W. contain-.
ing 225 acres. Located in Leon county, Florida, 1
hasd on tax certificate Nos. 11 and 18 tax sal
for uniid taxes of 1897.
Witness my h:ind and the seal of the circuitt
.. Court at .rallahassce, Leon cmuntv
[SEAL] Florida, this 24th day of July, A. i,
COUNCIL A BRYAN.
Clerk'Circuit Court Leon County Florida
22-4t.
Notice of Tax Deed.
To Annie E. Chaires and Others and all Othern
Concerned.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED ANb
warned that Uless, according to provision
of the act of June 2d, 1899, you .redeem wivt
the thirty days prior to the 14th day of Aun
11X.0, from all tax sales the land below de...
scriled, I, as Clerk, unless restrained hy order
of Court, will issue a tax deed to Green A. r
Chaires, conveying Lot 1, except that part of
said lot owned by Thomas Smith. containing *
319-1000 of an acre, and Lots No. 11. loi8.
1o0' acre., 18, W 8-1000 acres. 20, 3S-1Wo -O
acres. WY, of 21. 456-10t0) az res. s. of 2s.
368-1000 acres, 24.509-1000 acres, 2., 2 18:.
1000 acres, and 26, 2 144 1000 acres. in the
SWY of Section 31, Township 1 North. Range
East, of St. Augustine Branch Lots, J. C. Diyers
Survey of Lands of G. A. Chairs, as pTwr map re.
corded in Deed Book P. page To, containiu,
located in Leon county, Florida, base'i on Tax
Certificates Nos. 4 and 5. tax sales for unpaid
taxes of 1897.
Witness my hand and the seal of the Circuit
Court at Tallahassee, IA'onI countyV. for.
ISEAL.] ida, this 14th day of July, A. D 1 ).
COuINCIL, A. Bi'.YA.
.21-.4t Clerk Circuit Court Leon o.. Fla.


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THE WEEKLY. TATATAHAS8RRAN: THURSDAY. JULY 26, 1900.


. NOTICE.
Notice is hereby given that in order to
Insure publication in the current week's
Sisue all matter must reach us by
Wednesday night before the day of pub.
ication, which sa.Thursday. When it is
impossible to'get them in earlier, legal
.dswill be received until 9 oeclook
"Thurday morning, After that iour
. nothingwill be accepted. Parties. will
avoid trouble by bearing this im mind,
for the rule wr positgsely be enforced in
all cases. tf
* The Dentist. Dr. R. A. Shine.
Miss Kate L. Moor left on Thursday
for Montezuma, Ga., on a visit to rela-
tives.
Mrs. Ida Clift and Walter, her son,
left last week for a summer visit to Mary-
ind.
Prof. E. Warren Clark returned front'
panacea Springs, and left for New York
4ast week.
If you fre sick -all over, and don't
know just what ails you, it's ten to one
your kidneys are out of order. l oley's
kidney Cure will bring you health and
energy. Wight & Bro.
Hon. J. D. eggs and family and Miss
Etbel Starkey, of Orlando, have been
guests at the home of Capt. R. A. Shine
for several day s.
Mrs. R. M. Dozier left last week for
Lookout Mountain, where she will spend
the balance of the summer.
To arouse a Dormant Liver and secure
Permanent regularity of the Bowels, use
r. M. A. Simmons Liver Medicine.
Hon. George W. Walker, State Attor-
ney for the Second Circuit, has returned
from a visit of two months with his sister
at Evansville, Ind.
Postmaster John McDougall has been
among the guests at St. Teresa for the
past two weeks.
One Minute Cough Cure is the only
harmless remedy that produces immedi-
ate results. Try it. All dealers.
Rev. W. J. Carpenter returned the
latter part of last week from Wau-
keenah, where he assisted in carrying on
a revival meeting.
Mr. Jacob R. Cohen and wife, Misses
Ruby Diamond and Madeline Cohen and
Day Apt are sojourning at Panacea
Springs, where Mr. and Mrs. Cohen
spend a good portion of each summer.
Any advertised dealer is authorized to
guarantee Banner Salve for teter,
eczma, piles, sprains, cuts, scalds, burns,
ulcers and any open or old sore. Wight
& Bro.
The Jacksonville Light Infantry, the
acksonville Rifles, and the Chipley
Light Infantry, Pensacola. have unani-
ously tendered their services to the
Psident, through Governor Bloxham,
go to China.
The blood is strained and purified by
the kidneys. No hope of health while
the kidneys are wrong. Foley's Kidney
ure will make healthy kidneys and
ure blood. Wight & Bro.
Mrs. B. C. Lewis and Misses Mary and
lla Lewis left on Monday last for the
North, stopping en route in Washington
Cty.
Mr. Wm.' C. Iewis and family :re-
turned from St. Teresa Sunday evening,
after a pleasant visit of two weeks.
The Dangers of a Malarial Atmosphere
may by averted by occasionally taking
Dr. M. A. Simmons Liver Medicine.
H. J. Richardson' & Sons are moving
their large mercantile stock back into the
mes building opposite the court house.
A big colored excursioileft this morn-
ing for Chattaboochee .to celebrate the
anniversary of Lincoln Lodge No.
9, L O. G. T., on the banks of the Chat-
tahoochee river. They carried a big


The List of Wounded
ho have been healed by Banner Salve,
very large. It heals all wounds or
ore and leaves no scar. Take no sub-
stitute. Wight & Bro.
The editor of this paper is just recov-
ering from a ten days attack of a sum-
er cold now prevalent here. If the pa-
has not been kept up to the standard
feels sure no one will find fault, under
circumstances-especially those who
ve undergone or are undergoing the
e experience.
There are no better pills made than
DeWitt's Little Early Risers. Always
prompt and certain. All dealers.
The following members of the Jack-
sonville Light Infantry have. applied to
Adjutant-General Hopetoun for dis.
charges: L. C. Ball, J. L Ellis, J. L.
Hopkins, S. M. Pasco, D. Lee Farrow,
. L. Wilder and C. H. Ellis, who have
removed from Jacksonville; E. C. Budd,
8. Candish, A. C. Myer and H. R.
wayne, enlistment expired, and Geo. W.
ames~, for business reasons.


It has been demonstrated by experi-
nce that consumptwn can be prevented
by the early use of One Minute Cough
Dure. This is the favorite remedy for
oughs, colds, croup, asthma, grippe
Pad all throat and lung troubles. Cures
quickly All dealer.
Hon. Fred. T. Myers, State Senator
roma this county, was quite 1l Monday
nd Tuesday. His many friends
broughout the State will be glad to
Barn that he is considered much better
ow, however.
A gentleman recently cured of dys-
mepsia gave the following appropriate
entering of Burns' famous blessing:
'8Some have meat and can not eat, and
mie have none that want it; but we
have meat and we caneat.-Kodol Dys-
Pepsia Cure be thanked." Thisprepa-
Mtion will digest what you eat. It m-
Iantly relieves and radically cures Indi-
mUMann al aln n.n-tl. J w...ia A ll


Dr. W. E. Lewis, Deutist. Phone o.
68. 48-14t
. Mr. and Mrs. Win. Roberts, of Rob-
ertsville, spent Monday in the city.
Mr. W. C. Lewis and family have re-
turned from a short outing at St. Teresa~
Dr. E. Murat Booker, who left here
about, ten years ago. for the West, died
recently in Texas.
For burns, injuries, piles and:skin die.
eases use DeWitt's Witch .Hazel Salve.
It is the original. .Counterfeits may be
offered. Use only DeWtt's. -All.deal.
ers.
ere. '*.
Hon. J. W. Trammell. Ruperintendent-
of the Florida Hospital for the Insane,
came down Monday on-business for the
institution.
Sour Stomach is one of the first symp-
toms of a coming Bilious attack. Cure
it with a few doses of Dr. iM. A. Sim -
mo ns Liver Medicine. .
Notice, Farmers,
I will sharpen gin saws at 10 cents
each. Will also repair engines, boilers,
etc., at reasonable rates. .
21-1m L. L. DEMILLY.
Mrs. A. E. Tully and children wiA
reach home today after a weeks' visit to
the coast, .: "
Re '. S. M. Provence leaves.tomorrow
to attend a fifth Sunday meeting near
Sopchoppy.
"Delays are dangerous." Those who
have pbor, weak, impure blood should
take Hood's Sarsaparilla at once. It
never disappoints.
There will be no preaching at the
Baptist church next Sunday on account
of the pastor's absence. Sunday school
at ten o'clock as nsual..
Cured Bronchial Trouble.
Chas. E. Davis, 1071 W. Congress St.,
Chicago, says: "I suffered for years
with bronchial trouble and tried many
kinds-of medicines without relief, until
I began taking Foley's Honey and Tar,
which cured me." Wight & Bro.
A big colored excursion went to Car-
rabelle yesterday over the C. T. & G.
Railroad. There was also a coach for
white people, and about fifty or sixty of
the latter took advantage of the cheap
rates to visit the Gulf Coast for a day.
Mrs. J. W. Duval and children, of
Carrabelle, who have been in the city
several weeks visiting Mrs. Duval's
father, Mr. W. C. Tully, will leave Sat-
urday for Alexander, N. C., on a wo
months' visit.
I take this method of announcing to
the trade generally that I am prepared
to furnish all kinds of shingles, from
first -class to the cheapest grades. Give
me a call when you want anything of
the kind. L. C. YAFEGE.
Hon. W. N. Sheats has had placed at
-his disposal a scholarship in the Oread
Institute of Domestic Science of Wor-
cester, Mass. This institute ranks among
the most modern and completely
equipped schools of its character inthis
country. Applicants must apply to Mr.
Sheats and stand an examination.
FOR SALE-150 bales straw hay and
350 bushels feed oats. Leave orders at
this office or direct J. G. Colhns. Talla-
hassee, Fla.
Found!
A Firat-class Sewing Machine for
$17.00, at Gilmore & Davis Go.'s.
Mr. Frank A. Hough, of South Flor-
ida, was at the Capital se'.eral'days. last
week.


Mr. W. G. Powell. of Jacksonville,.
came to the Capital a few days ago. He
says the mechanical calculator, for
which he has recently secured a patent,
will be a big success.
Mr. A. J. Conly, of Quitman, Ga.,
Sheriff of Brooks county, was here on
Friday to carm Charles Woodbury. an
escaped convict captured by Sheriff
Pearce, back to the prison camp of that
State.
Adjutant-General Houstoun left on
Saturday for St. Augustine, where he
attended the encampment of State
troops. !
Prave Men FalL
Victims tp stomach, liver and kidney
troubles as tell as women, and all feel
the results in loss of appetite, poisons in
the blood, backache, nervousness, head-
ache and tired, listless, run-down feel-
ing. But there's no need to feel like
that. Listen to J. W. Gardner. Idaville.
Ind. He says: "Electric Bitters are
just the thing for a man when .-he is all
run down, and don't care whether he
lives or dies. It did more to give me
new strength and good appetite than
anything I could .take. I can now eat
anything and have a new lease on life."
Only 50 cents, at any drug store. Every
bottle guaranteed.


A splendid line of gents negligie and
working shirts, cheap, at Ball, Demilly
&Co. 22-5t
Use- "Lincon's Chill and Fever
Tonic," the guaranteed cure, for
sale only by Wight d Bro, Drug-
gists.


HARPER'S


Cabinet Photos.

Buy a Club Ticket of W. L. Tay-
lor or A. B. Blackburn at T. B.
Byrd's store.
St. Teresa-on-the-Oulf.
. Mrs. A. L. Bond will open her hotel
on Monday, the 2d day of July, for the
summer -Months. It has just been
thoroughly overhauled and repaired by
Mr. Shaw, a first-class contractor, who
has added several changes and improve-
ments on the inside of the hotel, mak-
ing it absolutely storm proof. Together
with new furniture and new moss mat-
tresses fresh from the factory, which
adds to the comfort and safety of guests.
In addition to this Mr. Shaw has put up
a storm house just north or back of the
hotel in case there should be- ned for it.
Having come from' the coast of Nova
Scotia, he understands how to construct
a building for such purposes.
For further particulars, address -
16-2m MRS. A. L. BOND, St. Teresa.
A Slight Attack of cramp may bring
on Diarrhoea, which is, in -many cases,
followed by inflammation of the stom-
ach and other dangerous complaints.
All such disorders are dangerous and
should in their infancy be.treated with
the best known remedy. The merits of
Pain-Killer are known and it is recog-
nized as the standard specific for cramps,
diarrhea, etc. Avoid substitutes, there
is but one Pain-Killer, Perry Davis'.
Price 25c and 50c.
If you would be cooled and re-
freshed these hot days try Orange
Ice" and all cold Sodas at the fount
of Wight & Bro.'s Drug Store.
Every One
is interested in house building, and we
keep on hand EVERYTHING that goes
into the construction of a house.
GILMORE & DAVIS CO.
To Cure Constipation Forever.
Take Cascarets Candy Cathartic. 10c
or 25c. If C. C. C. fail to cure, drug-
gists refund monev.
Read This.
We do not want to tire you. but sim-
ply wish to impress upon you the impor-
tance of buying the right kind of a stove.
and at the right price. We. have both.
GILMORE & DAVIS Co.
To the Deaf.
A rich lady, cured of her deafness and
noises in the head by Dr. Nicholson's
Artificial Ear Drums, gave $10.000 to his
Institute, so that deaf people unable to
procure the Ear Drums ma) have them
free. Address No. 1296 The Nicholson
Institute, 780 Eighth Avenue, New
York. 14-1y
DeWitt's Little Early Risers are fa-
mous little pills for liver and bowel
troubles. Never gripe. All dealers.
It has been demonstrated by practical
housewives that good preserves cannot
be cooked in anything but the proper
utensils. Maslin's Enamelled Preserving
Kettles are the best. Call at L. C. Yae-
ger's Hardware Store and see them.
Big stock on hand.
Educate Your Bowels With Cascarets.
Candy Cathartic, cure constipation'
forever. 10c. 25c. If C. C. C. fail,'
druggists refund money.
Wall Paper.


We have an elegant line of samples,
and you can.sa.ve 25 per cent* ordering
through-us. Don't fail to see them and
get prices. GILMORE & DAVIS Co.
Cheap for cash at T.. J. Roberts', on
Adams street,. corn, oats, hay, bran,
cooked'cow feed, flour in barrel and half
barrel. Besides this you .will always
find archoice line of groceries, cheap.
41-tf .
M. T. Joiner, at T. J. Roberts' store,
agent for Singer Sewing Machine. Sup-
plies oirdred and Old Machines taken min
exchange. 3-1m
Woman's Rights.
Many women suffer all sorts of so-
called "female wealmnsses" just because
their-kidneys are out of order and they
have a right to know Foley's Kidney
Cure is just what is needed by most
ailing women. Wight & Bro.
Take Lincon's Liver Pills to
cleanse' the system of all malaria-
for -sale 9nly by Wight & Bro.,
Druggists.

For Sale.
Several-gross of 5 and 10 cent Toilet
Soaps. Also a full line of costlier
soaps.
* THE TALLAHASSEE DRUG CO.
Eddy's reliable Baking Powders and
Pickles, at Ball, Demilly & Co. 22-2,t
Bumps or Bruises,.
Sprains or sores, burns or scalds, wounds
or cuts. teter or eczema, all quickly
cured by Banner Salve, the most healing
medicine in the world. Nothing else
"just as good. Wight & Bro.


Brick ice Cream at


Schder's


more popular than ever, cheaper add-
less bother than making at home. -
In order that every family may have
the advantage of using the Brick Ice
Cream from Schrader's, and even
those using large quantities not find
it too expensive, the price has been
reduced as follows:


One Gallon,
Half Gallon,
One Quart,


- $1.50
S.- .75
= = .40


Leave your orders at Schrader's.
Delivered any hour and any day in
the week.
Fresh Peach Ice Cream.

What Paint Are You Using?
If not the PARIAN, you are surely
making a mistake. Investigate before
buying. GILMORn & DAVIs Co.


The Finest Line....
Of Tooth Brushes in Tallahas-
see. Call and inspect our stock
before purchasing.
THE TALLAHASSEE DRUG


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oClothes
We do all kinds to r
rMepr or alteration d AJL
sprein. dye work, in Act
jthat can be done to a gaunm.
do fine tailoring work ougivuse, a1Ba
carry fine lines of tailoring at bw pri-
ces. We will make up all kinds of ga,-
ments from any material you desire i
the way of new clothes, or we will e-
pair your old ones satisfactorily, as you
like. We extend the sphere of our' use-
fulness to the community, thus showing
our appreciation of the unlimited pat-
ronage given us.
Yours for business,
CAPITAL TAILORING CO.,
Successors to Freeland's Clothing Agen-
cy, next to the express office.
A car load of fresh hay has just been
received at T. J. Roberts' store. Will
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walking in the twilight about the
prison yard, Damon with a few-
friends strolled to the edge of the
ditch opposite the point he had se-
lected and sat down. The janitor a
few minutes before had finished
lighting his lamps and gone out. No
other blue uniformed man would
"enter the gate before the next morn-
ing.
Not long after they had taken their
seats-the guard going east and the
one going west started from the gate
at the same time, of course their
backs were turned to each other.
This was what Damon was waiting
for. When they had nearly reached
the other end of their beats Damon
jumped into the ditch, which here
was about six feet deep, and hugged
the apposite banks. -There he dug
some holes with his case-knife to fa-
cilitate climbing out, and awaited the
signal which one of his comrades was
to make. As soon as it came he
sprang out of the ditch and made a
zish to the fence. There; was a
wheelbarrow near the fence and Da-
mon thought he could lie under it and
dig. To his consternation he found


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section. The next week he, with
Captain John B. Castleman, of whose
company, in the Second Kentucky,
he was a member (the same Castle-
man who was colonel of the First
Kentucky in the war with Spain),
and Lieutenant Mumford were on
their way to Evansville, Ind, to per-
fect an organization there. By the
,merest accident they were arrested
at Sullivan, Ind., their true charac-


^'^'B5.r JI* and iyou an ac-
4S^ aanytl4u of interest that
- their knowledge during
Sseewith end you an ac-
S b-apes from two Northern
S Rnhme--th. first of which came
w"un my personal knowledge.
1-was a member of company C,
Fortieth Alab ma infantry, and, with
O3&ersof my regiment, was captured
ea Lookout mountain Tennessee,
)November, 1863, and carried to
Rock Island prison, where, with
abo;t 10,000 other prisoners, I re-
mained until General Lee on the
eastside had surrendered, "when I
was exchanged with 1000 others for
Yankee prisoners on the west side
of the Mississippi river. In June,
1864, the prison gates opEned to re-
ceive a lot of Morgan's men, who
were captured on his last raid into
Kentucky, among whom was Henry
G. Damon, a boy just from Tallahas-
see, Fla., who is now a resident of
this town, Corsicana, Texas.
It is a fact, about which there is
not much dispute, that Rock Island
was one of the strongest prisons in
the North. Although probably at
Jeast 25,000 Confederates were from
first to last confined there during the
last two years of, the war, it.is be-
lieved that not more than ten ever
escaped. -Among them were two
others, one another Florida boy, C.
C. Heming, now a banker in Gaines-
ville, Texas, who walked out in
broad daylight, clad in a Federal
soldier's uniform. The other was an
Alabama boy, John. T. McInnis, of
Sumter county, Alabama, who also
walked out with a Federal uniform
on, while the Federals were return-
ing to their quarters one evening
after roll call in the prison. He is
a very prominent citizen now in
Eastern Mississippi, and I think his
postoffice is Meridian.
The prison was a rectangular in-
closure, covering about twenty acres,
surrounded by a whitewashed fence
twelve feet high. Guards were sta-
tione-.l on a platform attached to the
fence on the outside three feet be-
low the top. The dead line was a
ditch about twenty feet from the
fence, and from four to eight feet
deep, in most places dug down to the
solid rock. The prisoners had to
stop on their side of the ditch on
penalty of being shot. Various
plans of escape were concocted,
nearly all of which came to grief.
Tunneling for awhile was the favor-
ite method, but that always ended
in failure, for the reason that the
tunnel had to be not less than sixty
feet long and extend under the ditch,
which as above stated, was nearly
everywhere dug down to the solid
rock. A charge might have been
successfully attempted, but getting
off the island was the- great trouble.
After duly considering all the
chances, Damon .concluded he
would try the simplest plan, which
was toget to. the fence and dig a
hole under it. This plan had all the
charms of novelty, for out of that
host of prisoners up to. that time no
one had ever made their escape that
way, except into. eternity. He chose
for his attempt a point near the
south gate, about fifteen feet from a'
large reflecting lamp that threw a
bright light all around. This seemed
to make the attempt more hazardous,
if possible, but Damon had in his fa-
vor the fact that the guards on the
fence had longer beats near the gate
than elsewhere. One evening in
September while the prisoners were


for you, said four different phys-
cis, but I still had sufficient left to
try Dr. Miles' New Heart Cure, as it
was highly recommended to me. I
had suffered for years with heart
trouble; so bad was my case I was
given up to die several times. Had
severe palpitation, short breath and
muclt-pain about the heart, fluttering
and smothering spells, but Dr. Miles'
Heart Cure gave me prompt relief
and finally a permanent cure.
Mrs. d. L. Taylor, Owenaboro, V-.

DR MILES'
Heart Cure
is sold by all druggists on guarantee
first bottle benefits or money back.
Book on heart and nerves sent free.
Miles Medical Company, Elkhart. 1

it too low for such a purpose, so while
the guard was above him, like an os-
trich he concealed his shoulders un-
der-the wheelbarrow, and when the
guard was at the far end of the beat
he came out and dug. In about half
an hour the hole was large enough
and then he disappeared from the
view of the friends who were watch-
ing him.- The next morning, when
from the prisoners' side of the dead
line I saw the-, hole that Damon had
crawled through. around which were
gathered several Yankee officers and
privates, I wondered how.it was pos-
sible for a man to squeeze through so
small an opening. I afterward as-
certained that the man was a boy of
18, five feet four inches high, whose
weight had:been reduced by sickness
to ninety pounds.
After I met Comrade Damon in
Corsicana he told me that on the out-
side the danger seemed to have only
fairly begun. He found himself fifty
feet from the guard house, in front of
which was a large lamp, and not more
than ten steps away soldiers were
passing, who, if they had glanced inm
his direction, could easily have seen
him against the whitewashed fence.
Hastily crawling down -the fence, he
soon came to a large bush,, behiv*
which he crouched until the beating
of tattoo. This, was the signal for
all soldiers to get to their quarters,
and then he breathed more easily.
The next problem was to get away
from the fence. The moon was at
its full, and walking the platform
above him was a sentinel, whose slow,
measured steps soon brought him to
the end of his beat. Then he was
joined by the sentinel on the next
beat. The two exchanged greetings
and then started back. When they
seemed to have gone sufficiently far
Damon stole away from the fence.
One of them, however, heard him,
and turning round and seeing a man
walking off, brought his gun down
and cocked it, but fortunately did not
carry out. his intention to shoot.
Damon, pretending not to notice him,
leisurely pursued his way, and had
the satisfaction of seeing the senti-
nel, after irresolutely pausing a few
seconds, replace his gun and resume
his walk.
To give in detail Damon's account
of his subsequent adventures would
make this article too long. Suffice
it to say that on the second morning
after his escape he was in Chicago,
where Mrs. Judge Morris, lovingly
called by the boys at Camp Douglass
the Confederate. prisoners' mother,
directed him to the Confederate
rendezvous at Marshall, Il1., where
scene of Morgan's men and 'other
Confederates were engaged in an en-
deavor to organize a revolt among
the SoutJhern sympathizers in that


read: "'Brother Blank-There will be
a meeting of the 1. 0. 0. S. B., No.
387, at the hall tonight to transact


made a break for liberty and went
over the fence. This time he made
good his escape, and soon afterward
reached the Confederate lines.
"Little Henry," as he is familiarly
known with us, is still a soldier-but
a soldier of the cross, and as grand,
a little soul as ever took up arms in
defense of his country or his cross
in the army of the Lord, loved, hon-
ored and respected by everyman,
woman! and child in Corsicana, where
he has lived for over twenty-five
vears.-Robert F. Coleman in
Houstoun Post.
Hot Springs, Ark.,
is no competition against Lippman's
Great Remedy for the cure of Rheuma.
tism.
James Newton, Aberdeen, Ohio, says
P. P. P. did him more good than three
months' treatment at Hot Springs, Ark.
W. T. Timmona, of Waxahatchie,
Tex., says his rheumatism was so bad
that he was confined to his bed for-
months. Physicians advised Hot Springs,
Ark., a:d Mineral Wells. Texas, at whicb
place he spent seven weeks in vain, with
knees so badly swollen that his torturps
were beyond endurance. PP. P. made
the curand proved itself as in thousands
of other cases, the best blood purifier in
the world, and superior to all Sarsapa-
rillas and the so-called Rheumatic
Spring.
Sold by all druggists.

Sawdust Graduates.
Most of the circus acrobats and not a
few of the rough and tumble come-
dians of the stage who have graduated
from the ring were reared and learned
the rudiments of their business in the
lumber towns of the northwest. In the
"business" these are known as "saw-
dust towns" on account of the saw-
mills, which are their chief industry.
There arn many of these in Wisconsin
and Michigan and several in Iowa that
have turned out the bulk of the acro-
bats and tumblers in the business.
In the "sawdust towns" the small
boys have exceptional facilities for
learning to turn somersaults and hand-
springs in the great beds of sawdust
that surround the mills. Soon they be-
gin to try the more difficult feats they
see done in the shows that visit the
towns. After school hours they tum-
ble until It is time to go home and do
the "chores." From out of them all
there generally rise two or three boys
who get the knack of the acrobatic
feats, and these work in constant ri-
valry, each trying to excel the other.
One day along comes a circus, and
the best boy tumbler applies for a job
and shows what he can do. Perhaps
he is given a chance as a "top mount-
er," or the-top man in a pyramid act,
because he -is light and active. When
he gets older, heavier and -stronger.
he may become an "understiinder," or
the man who holds a. mountDin of meni
on his shoulders. And- thus he gets
to the SLow business.--Exchange.

-The Shakers of- Mount Lebanoin, a
community.of simple. honest God-fear.
ing wen'and womin, have prepared the
* Shaker Digestive Cordial for many years,
and it is idways the same, simple, hon-
est, curative medicine that has helped
to make the Shakers the healthy, 1ong-
lived people that they are. The Shak-
ers never have indigestion. This i
partly owing to their simple mode of
life, partly to .the wonderful properties
of Shaker Digestive CordiaL Indiges-
tion is caused by the stomach glands not
supplying enough digestive juice.
Shaker Digestive Cordial supplies what's
wanting. Shaker Digestive Cordial in-
vigorates the stomach and all its glands
so that after awhile they don't need help.
As evidence of the honesty of Shaker
Digestive Cordial, t~he formula is printed
on every bottle. Sold by drugtists,
price i0 cents to-$1.00 per bottle. .
The Mistress-Bridget, you must stay
until 1 get another girl. .
Bridget-That was my intenshun,
anyway. 1I want her to know the
kind ov a woman ye are!-Harper's
Bazar.
Solomon was the wisest of men. He


The Center of the Earth.
Of late years Ithe general view has
been that the. Interior of the globe,
though partly liquid, is for the most
part solid. Some have considered that
a section through the earth would
show the following:
(1) An outer solid envelope, (2) a
semifluid envelope, (3) a fluid envel-
ope, (4) a smeifluid envelope, (5) a solid
nucleus. No. 1 results from a reduced
temperature only, No. 2 from a pres-
sure and temperature not quite suffi-
cient for liquidation, No. 3 from a tem-
perature sufficiently high to produce
complete liquidation, No. 4 from a
pressure so great as to prevent even
the terrific heat which most certainly
exists deep down in the earth from
completely liquefying the material on
which it works, and No. 5 from a pres-
sure which overcomes completely the
liquefying power even of the mAxi-
mum heat of the interior.
This pressure is estimated to be at
the center of the earth 7,180,593,750
pounds to the square foot, a pressure
so enormous that no known substance
coul4%.use beneath it. Even hydrogen
at t .'i*higbest possible temperature
would under :-Sch conditions become
as hard as a d aUnd. Hence it seems
probable that, fAr firomi there being a
vacuum at the- center" of the earth,
there is a basis of intensely solid mat-
ter there.-I'earson's Weekly.

During last May an infant child of our
neighbor was suffering from cholera in-
fantum. The doctors had given up all
hopes of recovery. I took a bottle of
Chamberlain's Colie, Cholera ud Diar-
rhceea Reme y to the house, telling them
I felt sure it would do good if used ac-
cording t6directions. In two days time
the child had fully recovered. The child
is. now vigorous and healthy. I have
recommended this remedy frequently
and have never known it to fail.-Mrs.
Curtis Baker. Bookwalter, Ohio. Sold
by Wight &; Bro. and all medicine deal-
ers. '-. -
He Apologized. -
International courtesies are to be
served even in disreputable professions.
Josiah Flynt, who has shared the com-
pany of tramps, in order to procure
data as to their methods of living, re-
lates an instance of trie politeness
from .one of that unsavory brother.
hood. He says In "Tramping Wit-h
Tramps:"
"In Glasgow a fellow vagabond did
me a good turn. We were walking
along the street," when three town
tramps came along and guyedd' my hat.
My companion noticed it, and I .told
him I had suffered in that way before.
-Thefi he* turned sharply about on -the
scoffers and thundered out: -
"'Who're you looking at? Ef you're
trying -to guy this.Yank; you'd better
stop! Ef you don't, there'll be a fight!"
"'Let's run,' said I, 'if you really
mean .that.'
"'Not much! I'm English, you know,
and I can knock out any Scotchman
that comes round. I'm in the mood for
It right now." -
"The town vagabonds took him at his
word and left. Then I said to .him,-
'You -English fellows seem. to have
things pretty. much your own way
here.'
"'Yes,' said he; 'we English fellers
know how to bluff. We've been bluflin
the world now for a good- many years.'
"'You forget the United States!' I
could not help interjecting.
"'Beg pardon, Yank,' said he. 'Beg
,pardon!'"
Deceitful Man.
Two men were standing together in a
posfofficee. One of them happened to
notice that a postcard held in the fin-
gers of the other was addressed to the
holder.
"Why, what does this mean?' he
asked. "Do you address letters to
yourself?"
"In this case, yes," was the answer.
"That's funny."
"Well, not so very. See the other
side."
He held It up, and the other side


TRICK OF A WOMAN SHARPER
She Found a Lace Handkerchief and
Quickly Turned It Into Cash.
"I lost a $3 lace handkerchief today,
but I learned one of the tricks of the
light fingered' people in Chicago." re-
marked a North Side woman as she
came back from a shopping excursion.
"Was it worth $3?" asked her hus-
band.
"Hardly, but it's interesting. I
bought a lace handkerchief, and as I
walked to the car I stopped to buy a
newspaper. I had my purse in my
hand and a number of things, of course.
and I laid the parcel containing the
handkerchief and the check for it down
on the corner of a fruit stand near by.
After I got to the car I thought of my
package. I hurried back; and the
package wasn't there.
'Where is the little package I left
here?' I asked the Italiau vender.
'Zatta litt' pape?
'Yes.'
"'Other lady. took it.'
"I wanted that handkerchief espe-
cially to give to a friend for a birthday
present I went to the store again and
picked out another handkerchief.
'I am sorry the first one didn't suit'
you,' the clerk said.
"'Why, I lost it!' I replied in aston
ishment.
"'You don't say so" said the'clerk.
'Why, about ten minutes ago a nice
looking woman came in here with that
handkerchief, and we took it back annd
refunded the money. She said that
you were her niece and that you werc-
out shopping together. You decided
the handkerchief was not just what
you wanted, and she came lack to re-
turn it. We gave her a ticket for the
$3, and she cashed it.' "-Chicago Inter
Ocean.


THE HARDY GOAT.
It Can Be Made Valuable as a Dairy
Animal.
The usefulness of the goat in clearing
foul lands and the profitableness of the
animal for its hair, skin and even car-
cass are becoming pretty well under-
stood. But the goat is valuable as a
dairy animaL If the cows, for ii-
stance, are being used for supplying a
city milk trade, the keeping of goats
for the home milk supply would be an
excellent policy. The goat will live
where a cow would starve, and, while
it, like every domestic animal, will do
best on good pasture, it will live and
yield milk on astonishingly little food.
The animal and its milk are almost
entirely exempt from disease. The
milk is more nutritious.than that of the
cow and agrees with stomachs that
cow's milk frequently offends. The
animal requires only the cheapest kind
of shelter, but it needs shelter from the
storms and in winter. If by reason of
drought soiling is necessary, leaves,
vegetable refuse, peelings of the apple
or potato, bread crusts or stale bread,
if they are sweet and clean, will be all
the feed that is needed.
All goats, however, will not eat the
same food, and the feeder will have to
study the appetites of the individual
animal. Frequent feeding and a va-
riety of food in winter will be found
beneficiail. Roots, oimheal, oats, corn
(of the latter in the whole state the
goat is very fond), are proper feed, es-
pecially for the milking goat. Rock
salt is greatly relished. The flavor of
goat's milk cannot 1e distinguished
from that of cow's milk if it is proper-
ly cared for. From three to four pints
a day is the average yield of a good
milker. The milk is so rich. and of
such a character that in making pastry.
it will take the place of eggs.-Epito-
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The Health Problem is most quickly
solved by making the blood pure and d -
gestion perfect by taking. Hood's Sarsa-
arial Its cures of fula, salt
I rl Itdyspepsia, nervous and that
t5 &ng are legion. .'-

The non-irritating cathartic is Hood's
Pills.

WHY SHE DIDN'T SING.


Washington Church Kodak Fleads.
"The story that a Washington wom-
an sent notices to the ministers of the
capital of the opening of her summer
home with the request that they be
read from the pulpit may be a libel, al-
though I have been told that It is a
fact," said a man who has been is
Washington for several months. "but
I'll tell you what I have seen there-
men and women carrying kodaks into
their pews on Sunday. No; not to take
a snap shot of the minister, but the
Washington kodak fiend stops on his
way to church to make shots, and after
the service he lingers on his way home'
to do likewise. There is no other place
in the country where the kodak fiend tl-
so insatiate,as he is in the capital-"
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ceeeded in getting his writings read.-
Boston Transcript.
Tolstoi's Sense of Honor.
At one music party at Count Tolstoi's
a lady's singing displeased the count's
boys, and they adjourned to another
room and made a noise. Their father
lost patience and went after them, and
a characteristic admonition ensued.
"Are you making a *alise on pur-
pose?" he asked.
After some hesitation came an an-
swer in the affirmative, "Y-y-yes."
"Does not her singing please you?"
"Well, no. Why does she howl?" de-
clared one of the boys, with vexation.
"So you wish to protest against her
singing?" asked Lyeff Nikolaevitch in a
serious tone.
"Yes."
"Then go out and say so or stand in
the middle of the room and tell every
one present. That would be rude, but
upright and honest. But you have got
together and are squealing like grass-
hoppers in a corner. I will not endure
such protests."-Newcastle (England)
Chronicle.
Would praw a Crowd.
A singer named Gordon once com-
plained to Handel of the style of his
accompaniments, which attracted the
attention from the singer,- saying that
if he did not accompany him better he
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-As the blood contains all the elements necessary "ftSiS life, it is Impor- M-
tant that it be kept free of all impurities, or it of disease, v 1'
poisoning instead of nourishing the body, and loss of sure To-follow.
Some poisons enter the blood from-without, through the or
inoculation; others Iro within, as when wae produinthe
system and ferment, allowing disease germs to developand intothe
circulation. While all blood troubles have one common rigasm
peculiarity to distinguish it from the other. -Contagious
Cancer. Rheumatism, Eczema and other blood disease can be 'a ~ Oy bl
a certain sore, ulcer, eruption or infiamatiou appearing on the skin.
disease shows sooner or later on the outside and on the weakest part y, or where it minds the least resistance.
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Supersttition Kept Her From Beeom.
ing a [;-i.-ia Conna.
"I have come ;:-cr(s a great deal of
foolishness of varying. degrees and
kinds in my life." said the man who
teaches singing. "but in all. my born
days I nevv-r wfore mnet anybody as
hopelessly feeble minded as a young
woman I have been taking ar interest
in lately. She is a st-uo-grapher by oc-
cupation, and I ha!,ipyp:;d to hear her
hum a popular so.:. (; e day when I
was in her employ,,r's <.tice. Of course
the production of hecr tones was all
wrong, but her vozwe w::s as soft as
velvet and big and deep and clear as a
cathedral bell. It wv;-s a voice such as
a teacher doesn't .-t a chance to work
on twice in a lifet-iine.
"I went to her anid asked her. to let
.me try her voice. It i;roved to be bet-
ter than I hadl hoped. It was magnifi-
cent. I wanted her to begin studying
at once. She haul no money, but I
didn't want money for bringing out a
voice like that. She hildu't much time
either, and she told me she was too
tired to sin- in the evenings after
working all day. I told her to get up
early and practice an hour or two be-
fore breakfast. I tirh ught she looked
odd when I told her t) do- it, but she
didn't say she wouldn't.
"Weeks passed, and her method con-
tinued as bad as ever. I couldn't un-
derstand it. Each lesson found her
Just where the preceding one left her.
At last one day I asked her fL she were
she wouldn't practice before breakfast
flushed and then broke down. She
said she hadn't dared to sing before
breakfast because it is bad luck.
"'Sing before you eat, cry before
you sleep,' is the saying, and that idiot
of a girl believed It so linplicitly that
she wouldn't practice before breakfast
even for the sake of that glorious voice
of hha .n a e kana ma k- __.A. m --


QUEER EFFECTS OF WHIMS.
Men Who Could Dress Well on Mon-
ey Wanted For Cigars.
"It's a curious thing how some peo-
ple will sacrifice themselves to their
whims," said a man who prides him-
self upon his study of human nature.
"I don't mean wealthy people, for they
can usually afford to do as they like.
I am speaking now of people in moder-
ate or less than moderate circum-
stances. I have in mind a young man
whose tastes run to expensive neck-
wear. He wouldn't think of wearing
a tie that costs less than $2, and he
has stacks of them. Now, he can't af-
ford this luxury, so he has to stint him-
self by wearing $3 shoes and $15 ready
made suits. He doesn't. realize the in-.
congruity of his attire and is perfectly \
happy if his tie is all right.
"Another chap I know doesn't pay
the slightest attention to his personal
appearance and is usually rather fray-
ed looking. That's because he spends
his money on expensive cigarette. He
smokes only the highest priced import-
ed Egyptian brand, and they cost him
4 cents apiece. He is a fiend and
smokes probably 40 a day. You could
not hire him to smoke a domestic cig-
arette which costs half a cent, yet if he
did he could afford to dress himself as-
he should. I could cite numerous in-
stances of this tendency to one extrav-
agance which have come under my per-
sonal observation. I can only explain
it as a lack of mental balance."-Phil-
adelphia Record.


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THE WEEKLY TALATTHA SSRAN: THURSDAY, JULY 26, 1900.


ZEB WHITE IN A CAVE

THE POSSUM HUNTER OF T.NE SEE
TELLS OF A VISIOQ
C-om
It Was About Coonsa s&tossums by.
tbe Handreds In WHs ijm., Which,
Events Proved, All a Momn-
strous, Tarnashua Lie.
[Copyright, l00, by C. B. LewTs.]
."The roof of our cabin had bin leakin
Wtur half a y'ar, I reckoi." began old
Zeb Whit# as I asked him fur a sto
"but as it didn't rAin more'n on
week and as the leak didn't d
.great hurt I wasn't-breakin my
xll-it. The old woman didn't
*in till one mawnin she got up
headache and was techy. 1S bow it
was, I didn't say nuthin t )voke
hter, but she burned her hajhh in the
stove, stubbed her toe aindfinally bust-
ed out on me with:
"'Zeb White, of all the shackelty
critters on this yere. Cumberland moun-
tine nobody kin hold a candle to yo'!'
-' Ministers Endorse It.
Many ministers have testified to the
tnerito of John R. Dickey's Old Reliable
A Water. It relieves all inflammation
and cures granulated lids without a par-
ticle of pain. Send for testimonials, or
.better still, get a bottle and try it. The
genuine-is always enclosed in a red car-
ton. 25 cents at Wight & Bro.'s Drug
Store.
'W hat's wrong with me?' says I.
"'Heaps and heaps of things. This
old cabin is regularly falling to pieces
fur the want of a day's work, but yo'
ain't man 'nuff to take hold and fix
things.'
"'I'll fix that leak tomorrer.'
"'That's the old song. Yo'll go right
at it this minit or thar'll be a row.'
"'Look here. now.' says I, speaking as
softly as I could, 'I'll work all day to-


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S"ARE YO' ;NAME ZEB WHITE?"
orrer, but today I've got to go up to
em limestone caves. I had a povwer-
I visbun last night. In my vishun I
w a cave, and that cave was chuck
of coons and possums. I can't say
hat brung the varmints together, but
ar they was, and thar was 500 of
n.'.
"'I don't believe nuthin of the sort!'
ys the old woman. 'Yo' are allus
ovin vishuns 'bout b'ars and coons
knd possums, but nobody ever knowed
yo' to hev a vishun 'bout choppin wood
Sr boein corn.'
"She was right 'bout that." said Zeb,
kith a smile, "but it riled me up jest
e same. I answered back purty
briskly, and she got mo' sassy, and so
e had a row. I got up from the table
a took my gun and whistled to the

Mrs. Albert Taylor, Tallapoosa, Ga..
'tes. Have used Dr. M. A. Simmons
iver Medicine, off and on, 25 years for
orpid Liver, and am bound to say I
it better than Zeilin's and Black
ught, having taken quite a quantity
Small these medicines.
wg and started off, and the old wom-
called out to me that she hoped I'd
clawed by wildcats. I wasn't yarn-
S'bout that vishun. I was lyin on my
ck in bed, eyes wide open, when that
shun riz up befo' me, and I seen
gs so clear that I fell into a trem-
e. Thar was a cave full of coons and
s, and I went In and slayed 'em
the hundreds and got 'nuff money
t of their skins to buy me a mewl. I
ted to fix that leak, of co'se, but It
med a powerful sin to let that vi-
un go by. I hadn't got more'n half
mile from the house when the dawg
to hang back. The critter allus
to take the old woman's -side
never we had a row. When I no-
him hangin back, I yelled out at
and grabbed up a club, but he
Dt out of sight like a rabbit. I
ted that dawg to hold the mouth
the cave while I went in and slaugh-
the varmints, and I jest made up
Smind to kill him when I got home.
was three cares, and it was a six
e trip. The middle cave was the
est, and when I reached it I looked
around fur tracks. Not one was to
found, but that didn't discourage
I peered around fur a spell and
n went in. It was a narrer opening,
d the cave was dark, but I had
g along a taller candle. I lighted
candle and begun to look about me.
rot it, but what a fule a man
make of himself when he tries!"
ialed the old man after a pause.
ybodyof sense knows that coonsand
ma don't rn hangin amnnd eavma


"Mebbe you'll say I -orter hev taken 0 The Latin quarter.
comnfort In that caye; but when I found Thackeray said of the Quartier Latin,
the- .afternoon wearijr away and the the noted art district of Paris: "The
b'ar-hangin on'I was mighty miserable life of the young artist here is the eas-
over it. The b'ars of Tennessee owed lest, merriest, dirtiest existence possl-
nie a powerful grudge fur the way I ble. He comes to Paris probably at 1G
had slaughtered them, and who was from his province, his parents settle
to tell what this critter proposed to do? 40 a year on him and pay his master,
He could finish me off any time he- he establishes himself in the Pays La-
wanted to, but hle 'peared to be playing tin, he arrives at his atelier at a tel-
another game. Bimeby it come dark, efably early hour and labors among a
but he didn't move. I was hungry and score of companions as merry and as
thirsty, and I knowed the old woman poor as himself." The students' quar-
would be worryin, even though she ter is located south of the Seine, where
was mad. The b'ar didn't move off, the principal colleges and schools have
however. and af last I softly crept as been situated for many centuries and
fur away as I could and went to sleep. where numerous students have lived..
I don t reckon he come nigh me during ...
the night, bQt he might hev slipped Very Different. ,r
away fur food or drink. He was thar A man may stand on a sinkii-ig ship
all right when daylight broke, and at sea or plunge through. the vortex of
then I was so mad and hungry that I destruction uponthe field of battle and
got desperate. With the rifle bar'I in still be self possessed, but it's different
my hands I advanced to the mouth of with him when he finds that he has
the cave and yelled' fur him to come in been sitting on fresh paint.-Chicago
and hev it out with" me; Ie wouldn't Times-Herald.
do it. IHe growled and ruoaed andl
clawed, but he wouldn't come In. It The greatest of all human benefits,
was a narrer pl)lce to git out, and he that. at least, without which no other
had all the advantage. I yelled .rid benefit can be trWly enjoyed, is inde-
whooped and thing stones and called pendence.-Parke Godwin.-


him nantes, but he let me tire myself
out. Noon come. and lie was still thar.
I hnd another row with him, and if
he'd bin a proper b'ar he'd heyv come
in and showed his grit, but he staid
outside and growled.
"I looked fur the old woman all that
afternoon, but she didn't come. I had
an old shotgun in the house, and I
kn9wed .Ihat if sh.e: cue she'd load it
1ibuckshot PdOlbinog, it-along. It.
t b'b'ar WL fur her, he was a S
er. Ni'O '0 along ag'in, an
b'ilhn over- th madness l ndh
eat fails from hunger. The only tinge
I could do was to sleep, but it vas a
nightmare all through the long dark
hours. I kin tell yo' I was mighty
glad to see the daylight ng'.in. I -went
to look fur the b'ar, and he was in the
same old pi)ep and as cheerful as ever.
We had a ja:w, but he wouldn't fight
I made-up my mind to wait about-two
hours and then kill or be killed, but I
was out of the cave before that time.
The old woman had come huntin fur
me. and she got clas up to that. b'ar-
and fired a*' handful of buckshot into
him befo' he knowed what was up. As
I crawled out of the cave she looked at
me fur a minit and then keerlessly said:
'Pears to me I've seen yo' befo'.
Are yo'r name Zeb White?'
'That's it,' says I. .
"'Ginerally spoken of as the possum
hunter of Tennessee?'
'Yes.'
"'Man what has vishuns of coons
and possums In a cave?'
"'I thought it was a vishun.'
"'Yes, I know, but It was mighty
sing'lar that when yo' was hevin a vi-
shun of coons and the possums yo'
didn't see nuthin of the b'ar.. Zeb
White, yo' come 'long home and go- to
work on that cabin roof and let vi-
shuns and dreams go to pot.'


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We find it h.iard to love those we
measure ourselves against-especially
if the pattern is a little large.-H. A.
Kardall. .

A Dachshund Tragedy. ,
"Stimler's collar button rolled under
the bureau + .

e '"sicked' his dachshund after
...*
'Go on." -.
"'The bureau is heavy. and .stands
Close to the floor."
"Proceed.' -
'"The dachshund Is- the .thinnest
dachshufnd that ever breathed, and he
could just squeeze under the bureau."
"Well?"
"Well,. the dachshund reached the
collarr button.and at once swallowed it."
It stuck half way down and thickened
.the dog so that he couldn't pull himself
past the lump. So Stimler had to call
in the janit6r of the-flat, and they lift-
ed-the bureau off the.dog."
"What about the button?'
"Stimler said he'd let the dog keep
the button. He might need It."
"Need it?.'
"Yes, in case somebody collared him."
-Cleveland Plain Dealer.

A Long Liftainas Conduetr.
Bavaria boasts that it has the longest
lightning conductor in the world. It
rises some yards above the top of the
meteorological station on the Zug-
spitze, the highest point in the German
empire, and runs down the. side of
the mountain to the bottom of the Hol
lenthaL where there Is running water
all the year round. The length of th,
rod. Is five and a half kilometers, nearly
three -miles and a half.


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A3AS635
Attest: COUmCIL A. BRYAN,
Clerk of the Circuit Court. Leon county, FP.
Notice.
APPLICATION WILL BE MADE ON THE
20th day of July, 1900, to the Judge of
the Second Judicial Circuit Court, for a
carter for the Grand United Sons and Daughters
f Israel. The object of which is to aid-and as-
4st worthy members who are sick and unable to
provide for themselves, or who by misfortune
:hall be in distress and in destitute circumstan-
*es. J. S. WILLIAM8.
18-4t


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tartte to oat, but I hadn't gone
fur when.e roof of sve peeredd
to fa do upon ebbe It was
halt an hou: later I opened my
eyes and found my back,


rfle witbroke d I
could al round. It" didn't
-take to flggert out that ab'ar-
had me into the cave anid.
S a hak'longside the head.
SIheard him stflffi ani "mo-
outside the'cave, and as I,
-along ;i found himon guard.'
lyin, dowr failr ia the way, and
hit pisIsQner. It my rifle had bin
right, I. could hey got rid of ii n in
-short. order. but it couldn't be fired.
."As the b'ar heard me. movin up he
showed his teeth and growled in a way
to make my h'ar stand up. lH[e didn't
come In 'after me, but it as plain
nuff-that he wasn't goin. to let "me out.
I thought it was best to keep still fur
awhile and see' Ift e wouldn't go away,
%nd, d'yo' know, sth, to the best of my
belief that critter went rTight to sleep.
I couldn't git ont without stepping over
him. and ft was too risky to try that.

When you-wannt a modem, up-to da
physic try Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver Tablets. ,They are easy to take
and pleasant in effect. Price 25 cents.
Samples free at Wight & Bro.'s drug
store. .
I kept quiet fur two hours, and he nev-
er moved. Then I flung a stone at
him, and he woke up and growled till
I had a chill.


rwas glad 'nuff. to do so," explained
the old man, with a sorrowful smile.
"I tagged along behind her till we
reached home, expecting she would her
mo' to.say, but she was mighty good
about it. She cooked me the biggest
meal- I had ever eat, and she let me go
.-to bed and sleep fur 20 hours, and all
she said .was:
'Zeb, yere's nails and hammer and
boards, and .now yo' hey a vishun 'bout
-leaks-in the. rof of this cabin.' "
SM. QUAD.
A Salty Tale.
The old saying that the way to catch
& a bird is to put salt on its tail has been
verified by little' Jimmy Belew;' who
lives in Naudain street. Jiimmy was
sent by his grandmother for 'two bggs
of salt for some domestic. operation
already in progress. After .an ho-tr's
absence he returned in a high. state of
excitement, crying, "I've got the bird!"
Sure enough,.he had a' sparrow clutch-
ed tightly in his-"fist. "But where's
the salt?' asked his grandmother.-
"Oh, the salt!" said Jimmy. "Why,
that's around the corner in the middle
of the street."
Investigation showed that the boy,
returning from his errand, saw some
sparrows on the car trick. He opened
one bag and poured out the contents,
which the birds proceeded to investi-
gate. Then he threw the contents of
the other bag. on-top of the sparrows,
submerging them sufficiently to cap-
ture one before it could extricate itself
from the avalanche of salt-Philadel-
phia Record.


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f7 3 113715.0
7 46 11 .W19.Z
17 51 115- i14
8 07 121229.5
f823 123037.0
f8 33 1238.40.2
850 125r.50.0
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F. Stop on signal for pamengers.
Connections- At Tallahaee with train on F. C. & P. At Carrabelle with ApWalchiaolA
steamers. At Apalachicola with battabhoochee River SteamerA.
IT. S. Mall Steamer Crescent City will leave Analachieloi dailY at 6-90 a-j iReturnimn
have Carmbelle daily, 11-00 a. m. F. W. ARMSTRONG. Gen. Pam.Agt., Tallahassee Fla.

CATARRH CAN BE CURED.




Murdock's Catarrh Cure.


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Legal Advertisements.


Notice. of Tax Deed
To Nathan L Mayer and all others concerned:
VOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED AND
warned that unless:according to provisions
of the act of June 2d. ,1899, you redeem within
the thirty days prior to the 4th day of August,
19*-. from all. tax sales, the lana below de-
scribed. K as clerk unless restrained by old rof
court, will issue a tax deed to-C B Gwvnn. con-
veying: Lot No. i of Block -29 in Villa Mitcheli
In Sections I and Section 2, Towifship 1 s and R
1 W as per plat filed in the clerks office of Leon
county, containing ;4 acre, located in lA-o)
CounIty. Florida. based on tax certificate No. 3,
tax sale for unpaid taxes of 1897.
Witness my hand and the seal of the Circuit
Court at Tallahassee, Leon County,
[SEAL] Florida, this 4th day of July, A. D.
3900.
COUNCIL A. BRYAN,
Clerk Circuit Court Lwio County, Florida.

Notice of Tax Deed.
To Johnhn Fitzgiles
estate and all others concerned: t
'OU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED AND
o warned that unless according to provisions
O the act ot June 2d, 1 899 you redeem within
the thirty days prior to the 4th day of August.
90, from all tax ales, the l4nd below de;
scribed. asclerk, unlessxetrained by order of
court will issue tax deed to r-. G. Rwls, con-
veying. thEi f of O f r C. Lot 24N Co y4
located in Ta.lahas.see Leon county. Florida,
based on tax certificate No. 60, tax sale for un -
paid taxes of 1897.
Witness my hand and the seal of the Circuit
Court at Tallahassee, Florida, this 4th
[sAtrL dayof July, A. D. 1900.
COUnCIL A. BRYAN.
Clerk Circuit Court Leon County, Florida.
SHERIFFS SALE.
UNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF AN EXECU-
tion issued on ;he 4th day of June, A. I).,
1895, out of the Circuit Court of the Second Ju-
dicial C(rcuit of Florida,-in and for the county of
Leon, in a certain cause pending therein, where-
in T. Gover IRawls is plaintiffand Amos M. Car-
lisle and Christina E. Shea are defendants, I
have this day levied upon and will sell at public
outcry before the court house door in the City of
Tallahascee, in said county, to the highest bid-
der for cash on the th day of August, A. D. 1900,
during the Iegal hours of sale, all those certain
lots or parcls of land lying and being in the said
city, and Known and described as follows, to-
wit: Lots oumbere. 53 and 54 in the Old Plan
of said cityv- urchatser to pay for deeds. This
5th day of July, A. D. 1900.
%f JOHN A. PEACE.
19.5W Sheriff Leon county, Florida.

Notice of Tax Deed.
To laura M. Beachley and all others concerned:
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED AND
warned that unless. according to provisions
oftheactofJune2d, 1899., you redeem within
the thirty days prior to the 4th day of August,
V1OW, from all tax sales, the land below de-
scribed, 1. as clerk. unless restrained by order
ol court, will issue a tax deed to C. B. Gwynn,
conveying: Lots Nos. 7 and 8, of Block 23 in
Villa Mitchell, in Sections 1 and Section 2.
Town-hip 1 S. R 1 W. a.s per plat filed in the
"',.rks otfce of Leon county containing q acre,
located in Leon county, Florida, based on tax
certificate No. 37, tax sales for unpaid taxes of
1897
Witness my hand and the seal of the Circuit
A Court at Tallahassee, Leon county.
[SEAL] Florida, this 4th duay of July. A. D.
19o00.
COu'XCuL A. BRVAy.
Clerk Circuit Court Leon County. Plorida.

Notice of Tax Deed.
To Mary Elizabe.h Elliott and W. F. Coachman
and all Other, Conut-cined:
W-or ARE. HEREBY NO1tlFIED AND.
I warned that unless, accorlling to priov-isions
of the act of June 2.1. Ilt.E, you redeem within
the thirty dav .prior to the "lti day oi A u-'ust,
1I9O, irdin all tax sales the l:nml telow lo'erilcd.
I, as-Cierk, ntisAs restrainiel by onlrfr of court,
will sssuc tax deed.to T. ( .: Uawis conveyvin
NE1 of NE!.and E."./t of NF% of Section'1(
Township 2 N.. Range I E, Sl:ticres- all that
lart of the NWI of NEI4 of actionn. 1;. :own-
ship *2 N Ranie 1 E.. lying north and east of
ihe public road leading from ltrudfordville to) thl
Meridian Road, containing :0o acres, and. SE!4
of Section 9,-Township 2 N., Hanie 1 E -, 1(60i
acres: W}A of SWi.4 and W o of E'oi SWI4 of
Se "tiou 10, Township 2 N. lange I E.. 120]-
cr s. Located in. feoxt county. flo-ida, based
on ITax Sale Certilicates Nos. 7 and S. tax sale for
1i1inp.;i taxes of 1897.
Witn.c-.- my hnnd arid- the s .alof the Circuit
Court at Tallahassee. F!ori;,a. this 4th
ISEAL.I day of July. A. 1). 190I0.
COuNCILr A. BRYAN.
Clerk Circuit Court Leon county, Florilda.

TATEME.T.
Made:Under Section 35, Chapter411S,Law
of Floida;(1893.J.
Showir the amount of taxes ijhared to tht
Tax Collector b fLeon county, Florida, to be
collected for the current year 1890, and tht
apportionment of the same to the several
funds.for which 'uch taxes have been levied.
including poll tai with county school fund.
Total amount chaired fortaxes189l0 .$.8'1 I 97
Total collected to July 3, 190 ......... 17,315 61
Balance............................. 3,50 36
A PPORTIONME NT.
General revenue.......... $d,eF9 46
Amin't paid to July 3, 1900.. 5,573 ii $1,125 60
Sinking and Interest Fund 556 ;L8
Ain't paid to July', 190.. 500- 58 28
Fines g k Forfeitores..... 2, 91 41
Am't paid to July 3. 190.. 322 42- 469 98
Roads and Bridges........ 23 13
Am't peaidto July 3.-1900.. 1.857 94-- 375 19
county School Tax........ 8,0 69
Am't paid to July & 1900.. 7,061 9- 2,538 30


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You'll not need to regulate your cooking
by the thermometer when you get a
Wickless Blue Flame Oil Stove. On the
hottest days you can cook whatever you
choose, in whatever way you wish, with-
out sufferinor any additional discomfort.


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Short Rail Ride to Savannah.
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Savannah. Ga. 2 24 W.' Bay St., JaIcksonville, Fla.



Florida Central &


Peninsular R. R,
STime Table ZfEstive Nmimb- 19th, 1899.

ire OHOB. o10 M 5a0u1s. 9 18
"~- .: 800am 8p Lv kU0ssss.. 1 'r I-
.. -am 3pm ........ ........ p- ... -.
1 Ci ... 948am 1031pm ............ .... ..
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S. 1 m lm ................ i .............
v .7 91am M.. -........ ..... Li.m ................ 1.pm.
S : 4am 9p ................ a A Nr t .................. 4Ia n
9 a ... m 9h1p m....... .....".... L n ...... ..... .. ....
S.. ....m 100p ... ............... ... .....M
apm ita.m.................... MM 1 .

:r w-.0e .. ... 12prm s 01m0 ...... .... .. ...... ..............t ".
Baldwin .. 810pm 700Tm ........ .........
Jackson 1 m 7 ........ .........


Samed Key. 7 an ......... .. ---- 1p. ...
Archer 10 0an ; 5pm .... Lv Wado...... 11 am 10 .........
12W7po. m 5 am... r a ...... iSt ....1.m1 ;sCo p .......
;7y ldo ..... 14p: .)- .' t, CtgrKey .. .............. Wiam.l.do .
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A dw ... .. ..- .... wa ...... ......... ......
ArBaldwin.... 8-^ o 0. _lr Hmwthor. 1a1spja..............
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a PASSENGER SCHEDULE EFFECTIVE JULY 1. 100.
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THE WEEKLY TATLT.,RASSEEAN: THURSDAY, JULY 26, 1900.


4batck. from a tip to


SRandolph spent the past

Wlenjdna Ban wn Tr
Nb Rd Ball went on a visit to G
h ml8at Quincy last week.
i Emma Maxwell, of Jacksonville, C
i the guest of Miss Emma Wilson. B
"'M X.H. C. Herring,returned last week B
mB a visit to Jacksonville.
Mr,-k L. Dozier has gone for a visit
O two weeks with Georgia friends.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Taylor, of Chicago,
are here for a visit with relatives.
Mrs. R. J. Evans is at home again from
a short sojourn at Panacea Mineral

Mr. R. L. Bennett and family left on
Wednesday of last week for their usual
all summer outing at St. Teresa. t
Parties desiring to hate hay baled will
call on or write J. G. Collins. New, lat.
eat improved machine. Will go to your
place and do work reasonable. 20-tf
Col. 8. D. Chittenden, general mana-
per of the C. T. & G. Railroad, left the
pat week for New York. 1
Mrs. W. W. Goza is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. A. P. Foster, of St. Au- 1
gustine.-
Mr. R. B. Lutterloh has returned from
a trip to South Carolina where he was
called n account of the fatal illness of ]
his father. 1
Mr. Oscar A. Sloan, of Monticello,
deputy collector of internal revenue,
was at the Capital on Thursday of last
week. .
C4,AL a9sW O IL T A.
nthe The Kind You Have Always Bought


Miss Marie Myers is the. guest of Miss
Mazie Cox, of Jacksonville, at Pablo ]
Beach.
To Asthma Sufferers.
Lawson Elvide of Barrington, Ill.,
says bhe was cured of chronic asthma of
long standing by Foley's Honey and
Tar. It gives positive relief in all cases t
of asthma, so this disease, when not
completely cured, is robbed of all its
terrors by this great remedy. Wight & 1
Bro. \
Mr. W. E. McCarthy, master mechanic
for the Carrabelle, Tallahassee and Geor-- i
gia Railroad has returned from a busi-
ness trip to Jacksonville.
Red Hot from The Gun
Was the ball that hit G. B. Steadman
of Newark, Mich., in the Civil War. It
caused horrible Ulcers that no treatment
helped for 20 years. Then Bucklen's
Arnica Salve cured him. Cures Cuts, i
Bruises, Burns, Boils, Felons, Corns,
8kin Eruptions. Best File cure on earth.
25 cts a box. Cure guaranteed. Sold
by all druggist.
Mrs. J. D. Wilson and little Miss Mary
Gwynn have returned home from a visit
at Greenville. where they were the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Hary Taylor. 1
Heartburn.
When the quantity of food taken is
too large or the quality too rich heart-
burn is likely to follow, and especially so 1
if the digestion has been weakened by 1
constipapation. Eat slowly and not too
freely of easily digested food. Masticate
the food. thoroughly. Let six hours
elapse between meals and when you feel
a fullness and weighs in the region of the
stomach after 'eating, indicating that
you have eaten too much, take one of
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tab-
lets and the heartburn may be avoided.
For sale by Wight & Bro.
Misr Jssie Edmondson has returned
from a visit to Miss Maggie Phillips, at
MUrianna
Millions Given Away.
It is certainly gratifying to the public
to know of one concern in the land who
are not afraid to be generous to the i
needy and suffering. The proprietors of
Dr. King's New Discovery for Consump-
tion, Coughs and Colds, have given
away over ten million trial bottles of
this great medicine; and have the satis-
faction of knowing it has at solutely
cured thousands of hopeless cases.
Asthma, Bronchitis, Hoarseness and all


diseases of the Throat, Chest and Lungs
are surely cure by it. Call on any
druggist, and get a free trial bottle.
Regular size 50c. and $1. Every bottle
guaranteed, or price refunded.
Mrs. F. C. Groover and children, of
Jacksonville, have been visiting friends
at the Capital for a week or more.


CASTOR IA
Por Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Bears the
Signature of

NEW WEST END ADDITION.
Lots for Sale.
Gilmore & Davis are note having
the late Fisher property laid of in
city lots, which will be pvt on the
market in a few days. Lots will
range from $50.00 to $400.00.
3-tf Gilmore &- Dauis.
Tsllah ,see Boys Win.
Wednesday, the 8th, Quincy's 3d
base ball team arrived on the 1:38
train to play ball against the Talla-
hassee 3d team. The \game was
called about 4 o'clock by Wm. McIn-


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business be closed during the
progress of the funeral services-
the city bell will be tolled.-W. S.
Cook, Mayor.
In Memoriam.
William T. Duval was born in
Leon county, Florida, about four
miles west from Tallahassee, in the
year 1825, and died in Crawford-
ville, Wakulla county, Florida, in
April, 1900, being seventy-five years
ago.
In the year 1843, young Duval,
with his father Ferme Duval, moved
to Wakulla county, and settled near
the famous Wakulla .Springs, where
he engaged in farming and stock
raising. He soon afterwards married
Miss Sarah L. Tucker, of Wakulla
county, a young lady of great amia-
bility and belonging to one of Wa-
kulla's oldest and most honored
families, whose mother was a sister
of one of the pioneer and older
families of the Wakulla Walkers.
Mrs. Sarah L. Duval died in June,
1897, at the age of sixty-seven years.
She was a member of the Mission-
ary Baptist Church, and was an in-
telligent, affable and lovable woman.
She died as she had lived, a consist-
ent christian. Four children, all
boys, survive them. Frank, the
eldest, is a leading merchant and
business man in Crawfordville. a


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police kept good order during the
ame.
The following was the line up of
both teams: -
allahassee .......Position.. Quincy.
Iramling ..... Catch.. .....G. Pittman
on............. Pitch..........Hawkins
Reni ch. .....Short Stop......Howard
Cook .........S....IstBase... ....Murroc
Williams .......2d Base.......Woodberry
lutler..........3d Base........ J. Pittman
heats ....... ..Left Field...... Curtis
Burkhardt.........Center Field.:. .Sanford May
MeCord......... Right Field.....Harvin
We also won a game from Craw-
ordville, the score was 7 to 6.
We expect to play another game
with Quincy soon. ROOSTER.
Death of Col. T. S.-Lutterloh.
The Fayetteville Observer of the
16th inst. contained the following
account of the death of Col. T. S.
Lutterloh, father of Mr. R. B. Lut-
;erloh, of this city:
Yesterday morning about mid-day
Col. Thomas S. Lutterloh passed'
away-his death was quiet and
peaceful-his passing away was as
gentle as the sleep of a little child.
Mr. Lutterloh's death was not unex-
pected, for days he was on the eve
of' death--old age had worn out the
bodily frame. He was born in
Chatham county July 16th, 1816,
and today is the anniversity of his
84th year, a good old age, yet he was
not the oldest of those who connect
the present with the past, but his life
has been so bound with the interests
of this town that we feel that a great
link has been broken. Mr. Lutter-
loh came to Feyetteville when quite
a lad, and, for several years, lived
with the late James Kyle. After
that he entered the store of Charles
T. Haigh. Hie remained with Mr.
llaigh until he went into business on
his own account at the Lutterloh
corner now occupied by the Atlantic
Coast Line. as a passenger depot. lie
was a very successful business man,
one of the largest cotton buyers in
14 ayetteville. He built and operated
the first turpentine distillery in Fay-
etteville, and was owner of one or
two boats that plied daily between
this town and Wilmington. In 1855
he was elected by 'the Know Noth-
ing party Mayor of Fayettevilile. In
fact "his life was a marked one in the
business community.. He was an
honest, fearless man, very quiet in
all his ways, but determined in all.
acts. Since the war Mr. Lutterloh
has devoted more of his time to pol-
itics than to -business; lIe repre-
sented this county in the Legislature,
was Clerk of the Superior Court,
and was very active in all political
matters. He leaves a. wife, the
daughter of the. late Jarvis Butixton,
one daughter, Mrs. Fanny Utely, and.
two sons, Ralph and IHerbert.- All
of these were with him .in his last
hours. When the reaper came to
gather in the ripened grain we feel
that there is naught to lament, but
the vacant chair, so long occupied,
will be a memorate of. the love-and
care he bestowed on those, he loved.
The funeral takes place this after-
noon at 5 o'clock from St. John's
Episcopal church.
CITY'S MARK OF RESPECT.
Mayor Cook this morning issued
the following notice:
Fayetteville, N. &., July 16, 1900.
In the death of Colk T. S. Lutterloh
we have lost one of our oldest citi-
zens and one who for years was
prominently identified with our bus-
iness interests, and he had many
offices of trust, and among them
Mayor of Fayetteville, and as a mark
of respect, I ask that the places of


GERMAN KALI WORKS,
93 Nassau St., New York.

kulla, viz: to be justice of the peace
for tliree terms of four years each; to
be county treasurer for four terms of
two years each; to be superintendent
of public instruction for tw6 terms of
two years each. Hle was pointed
to the office of county.juidge ad ihete-
ri;n for an unexpired term-of about
two years, and at the. expiration
of the said unexpired term was reap-
pointed for the full te;A of four
years. lie was appointed notary
public for the State at large for four
years, and was once elected to the
House of Representatives of the
Florida Legislature, in which body
he served with distinguished ability.
IHe was a lawyer by .profession.
IIe bean the study of ,w late in
life, and without a sufficieSt library
or a preceptor. Thompson's Digest
and the subsequent sesi44n laws of
Florida, together with tql Constitu-
tion of the United States and of
Florida, constituted the basis of his
law library. Ile studied Jhe law at
irregular intervals, as lie could spare,
the time from his official-duties, but
by close application and perseverance
lie stood a creditable examination
and was admitted to the.Jar. Being
a farmer, and a mercha 'also, he did
not give undivided tntiou to his
profession; however he made his
mark as an orator, being aided by a
brilliant- imagination an*l great com-
mand of language. He was a power
before a jury. For the want of
.timely advantages, as a lawyer, he.
was not the peer of Ben Hill nor of
"John'A. IIenderson, and. yet a dis-
tinguished lawyvei of Tallahassee once
said to the writer that he was the best
advocate in the Second Judicial Cir-
cuit.
His chief characteristics .were be-'.
nevolence, good will, hospitality and
charity. A better neighbor never
lived near the writer.
He was a Missionary Baptist min-
ister, but by reason of failing health
he seldom .preached or went from
home for many years, and a
severe attack of -sciatic rheumatism
entirely deprived him of locomotion-
for many months before his death..
He was a great sufferer, but he bore
his prolonged and painful illness with.
patience, fortitude and resignation.
As the hopes of continued life faded
away the light of immortality
gleamed upon his latter days with the
assurance of peace and eternal joy,
and when death was upon him he
called two of his sons, Frank and
Joe, who were with him at the time,
to his bedside and exhorted them, as
brothers, to love each other, and to
do unto others as they would have
others do unto them, etc., bid them
farewell and said that he hoped to
meet them again by and by.
His way was clear and his death
was peaceful.
A LIFE LONG FRIEND.
Did you ever think how often you eat
and never stick your fork in your eye?
You always stick your fork in your
mouth. If you ate in the dark, it
would be the same thing. You would
never put out your eye by putting your
fork in it. Why? Because your sub-
conscious mind is doing its automatic
duty and knows very well that you eat
with your mouth and not with your
eye.
Many other actions are automatic.
For instance, 20 people have gathered
on a street -corner to board a passing
car. The very fact that they are there
means that the car will stop. The first
man has already signaled the motor-
man. So do the other 19. And the


same thing happens if ten people
gather to descend in an elevator. The
first comer rings the belL So do the
other nine-merely automatically. The
sign says "Ring." so each man takes
this sign to himself and rings.
A shoemaker once had a shop in the
basement of a large building down
town. The shoemaker worked with
his back to the door. Every time the


C H1O IICE Vegetables
will always find a ready
market--but only that farmer
can raise them who has studied
the great secret h6*.to ob-
tain both quality and quantity
by the judicious use of well-
balanced fertilizers. No fertil-
izer for Vegetables can produce
a large yield unless it contains
at least Y8% Potash. .end for
our books, which furnish full


It is .not probable that the rate of
increase in the population of the
State will reach near as high a per
centum for the five years following
1895. The return of .refugees to.
Cuba, enlistments in the army and
other causes will make a marked re-
duction; but still there will be inhab-
itants enough left to secure an addi-
tional Congressman; and every aspir-
ing politician should buy or borrow
a pocket map of the State, and pro-
ceed to redistrict its territory, so as
that he may advance his own inter-
ests. CONSERVATIVE.


A philosopher says that every failure
Is a step toward success. This ex-
plains why some men become richer
every time they fai.--Chicago News.
It is unfortunate that every one's
memory is best in retaining things It
would be more genteel to forget.-Atch-
ison Globe.
He Took the mat.
"It Is my aim in life," he said, "to
make men happier."
"Why not women?' she asked.-Chi-
cago Post.
In Portugal married women retain
their maiden names.


Mt .d.eous Stp ks*
Tp allahasseean-As not all
the people know the base figures au-
thofizing a Legislature to redistrict
its. counties into an. additional Con-
gressional District, and the manner a
basis was fixed iand works out, the
facts are here offered. "The ratio
of representation simply means the
ratio between the whole population
of the United States, and the whole
number of their Representatives in
the Lower House:of Congress; and
this of course includes the ratio be-
tween the people of any individual
State, and the Congressmen it is en-
-titled to; both being estimated on the
game .basis and determined by the
same rule." "The adjustment of this
matter is provided for in the Federal
Constitution, that is, in the general
features; but Congress, after every
tenth year's census, may.readjust and
reapportion their Representatives, ac-
cording to the population of each
State." The Constitution provides
that "the actual enumeration shall be
made within three years after the
first meeting of the Congress of the
United States, and within every sub-
sequenti term of ten years, in such
manner as. they shall by law direct.
The number of Representatives shall
not exceed one for. every thirty
thousand, but each State shall have
at least one Representative."
"In 1870 the ninth census
was taken, and in 1872 Congress de-
cided that after March 3d, 1873, the
Representatives should comprise 292
members, being one Representative
for every 135,239 of the population."
"Congress adopted this plan of per-
manently fixing the number of mem-
bers of Congress, to save the trouble
of doing it, as heretofore, every ten
years." "In case the number of
Congressmen allotted to a State is
larger than the number of districts
existing in it at the time, the Repre-
sentatives in excess are voted for byv
the State at large." "The foregoing
statements will show the general
plan upon which the House of Rep-
resentatives is constituted, and how
the several States are constantly
changing the number of their Repre-
sentatives, and their relative power
and influence in Congress." For ex-
ample, when this plan was adopted
Georgia was given 9, and New York
33 Congressmen, on the basis of a
national population of :8,558,371;
and in the next Congress had 11 and
34 respectively. Florida had 2 Rep-
resentatives based on a population of
187,748, in 1870, which increased by
135,239 amounts to 3"2,9S7; but
these figures were not reached until
1890.
.The Stat9 census of 1895 showed
a population of 464,600. If to this
is added ljer cent. for the rate of
increase forTeeding 5 of the
10 years, thlWpulation will be
raised to nearly 530,000, which will
add one to Florida's representation
in Congress.
'In 1890 to 1895 the white popula-
tion increased from 224,949 to 271 ,-
561, a gain. of 46,612. In the coun-
ties .west of the Suwannee, the whites
aggregated 79,462; blacks, 78,229.
In the residue of the counties, the
whites aggregated 192,099, and the
blacks 114,810.
Increase of population, in the five
years above designated, in the coun-
ties west of the Sawannee, whites
over 15,000, blacks about 8,000. In
the remainder aggregated increase
50,000. Whole increase in five years
over 73,000.


TOAC Jit~


NOTFriE OF GUARDIAN'S SALE.
I WILL ON THF '21il DAYY OF A (.l'ST,
I .N appiv to tin- supijrior courtt of rThoiuiat'
coulni ., at T I')oIloii;vl]e, <;i.. l here the land
lie [tor an order au horizing lih' private satle for
rt-invt of lanuid numier.rs l.-' l 2 W1. 21:'. 2-2S. 25
and half of 32-. -all in the ISth Ilistrict of
Thomas county i;eori'ia. The rea-cns ior said
sale are the fatrthat tht timber hlia, been boxed
for turpentining and. is 1now dying, and mni t be
usedi;sxn or Will be- !ot.
iGuardian of Minor Heirs of M:r 'vW. Alforl.
2-


Notice to Creditors.
NOTICE "r: C) EIlC'litt AND DEiiTORS-
All creditors. lezat(es. di-tribute.s aln el
so"- having claims or demands against the estate
of .no Snee.l., Florida. are hereby iiotilied ti~ -piet said claims
ordemaun, duly authenticated to the uiider-
s.igned for settlement within two years from the
tirst publication hereof or this notice v.ill be
plead in bar of such indebtedness
All persons indebted to said estate are hereby
requested to make immediate payment.
ABBY S,-EED,
Executor of the last will and testament of John
S.Sneed. deceased..
Tallahassee, Fla, July lltd- 20-a*


-OME CITY BUSIN-?S.. PIl-:HIt-T;KIS 1"!0nB
Sone lot ti t a vhoi, ilock, !r,,>i-i |.1.Nmj
Ss,' 041,( U.INI ,whi' c i'h a rn. lgin ii:''--ia,.l
now in operation 12 per cent. 'Lct .\i'i>,V ton W
W. MrGri.ll
L"Ot SALE CHEAP-o.,E-E-1GIHTH IP
rest in the Long Grove Lots.
Sept. 14, 1898. R. M In. t.
FOR SALE-My reiietnce on f.a\v term
oR Sa E-As I wi.li to iiiprove oh:lcr pro
J rtv I ofler for sale at a barg;iiu. : iir.i,t
on Clinton strett- I. |. \\'t'i ,.
LOR SAl E-EGGS FROM FjVE OF TH'
1 best strain of rmmes in tlheUnited st qt(-s
$S.(I Itpr setting of 13. Address C. P. D.AVI.
3Manninlton. Fla. .; tf
FOR SAI.E.ATA lBAAIA.N- T'h,. pr, rt a
<'h:-xs. H. Blackwell at N Port Thins plaj
('ol(ttaiil SO or !90 acre-s--25 :a>r- >-iearchi ,i.
une lcr&igit and tine wir' h-;i.-i. .oil (-crnl
to none iii the State. Eitht-n r i lusc iln (i-0
re-pair, with two douli. lii- lia-es. 'Tu Oc-
lioust's o('ithilinilg two riiio ,- n.- 'it. ;o'l v,-t,"'
watt-r, et4'. Nearly 1M) I 1 :-;irinig |'c3a tlrt *e
(maniy more youitl r one(- coviiiin on :ilhi w
2uaratite vx-can crop| of 1 .N) to ;pay -ix I;
-'ent. oni inivestillneit. w\ w slil (ie'al Ai\dPvrT
or write .J.T. lBernard A; Son, Tallahass.e. .F
FOR RENTt.
FOR RENT.


FO RENT-Five rnoom co tage furii-hned
unfurnisheld. Apply to F. C. Gilmnore. !
Foft "RENT SEVERAL CO3I.MFITAHIl
Cott;gi,'s on iBoulevaid St. Apply to Ir
tobert MeNtouirall.
IESTSTOI'K AND DAIRY FARM IX NM11
'lie Florida. 3 miles of city..4) n t,'re:, ;(a
reideince. terns, etc. For tcrin. apply to iW. I
MAiriff. 2 "2- tf.
WANTED.
WITANTED--Reliable men to tnrael foreo
W? celebrated line of tolteco. Permane
position: lebenal terms to beginners; expei
ence not absolutely necessary. Only tho
who me-n business need apply. Peerless T
bicco Works Co., Bedford City, Va. 17-li

iMAiO 'nl o o yu AM p
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Real Estate Agency,


TALT.ATTARSEE, FLORIDA.

200,000 acres of Timbered Land for sale in Middle, East and W
Florida, in tracts ranging from a quarter-section to fifteen thousand acres
at reasonable prices; rated according to timber, location, etc.
Also desirable city and suburban Residences and Building Lots in and
around Tallahassee, the most picturesque and attractively located city in the
State, with bright prospects of improved business conditions.
Also improved Farms in Leon and adjoining counties, suitable for c0-.
tivation, Stock Raising and Dairying.
One of the most desirable of this class is a tract of 800 acres of
finest Farming Land in Leon County, the garden spot of Middle Flo
and for health, fertility and scenery unsurpassed by any section
the South. Especial attention is called to this tract which will be sold
very reasonable figures.
For further particulars call on or address with stamp the under sign
W. W. McGRIFF,
Tallahasseean Office,
Tallahassee,

W. N. TAYLOR Wx. CHILD

TAYLOR & CHILD,




P. O. BOX 14,

TallaasIsee, Flori
All kinds of Buildings Pl
and constructed according
the latest approved me
o Plans and Specifications
-- _Specialty.

We Guarantee Our Work to be First-Class in Every Parlic
Prices Reasonable.
ETOFFIC, SHOP AND LUMBER YARD ONE DOOR SOUTH OF POST-0
Telephone No. 66.


New Store! New Goods!

-7* f N awNlOr-. ....-4d-WN01,JVN


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-.,ee upon a time there came Into the
ity from the country a girl. The girl Mrs. Col. Richardso
wandered -from her happy home to so-. Ii wT
cure employment among the wealthy SAAVED BY MRS. PINKlAM.A
families of the city, and- when she ,
made known the fact that she was [LETrEa TO MRS. PINKHAM NO. 72,86 ]
willing to work many persons sought "You have saved my life, snatej
her and implored her to engage with me from the brink of tne grave alsm04?
them In domestic pursuits. The girl and I wish to thank you. Aboutei.
was overwhelmed with offers, but final- teen months ago I was a total wre,
ly made a 'selection and settled in a physically. I had been troubled witk
family that valued her services very lencorrhea for sometime. but had giver
highly. -The girl was happy until.pone hardly any attention to the trouble
day her employer met a neighbor, a At last inflammation of the womb
very dear friend, and told her of her and ovaries resulted and then I suf
good fortune in finding the country feared agonies, had to give up my p
girL And this neighbor met another session (musician and piano player)
very dear friend and told her of. her was confined to my bed ad life beca
other friend's good luck. And thus did a terrible cross. My husband suei-
it become generally known that there moned the best physicians, but their
was a good "hired girl" In the neigh- benefit was but temporary at hs.'st. i
borhood. believe I should have contracted thrI
And -from that time on the mistress morphine habit under their care, if my
and the girl were unhappy until one common sense had not intervened.
day the very dear friend gave the girl On(e daymy husband noticed the ad-
$1.50 more a week than. she was earn- vertisement of your remed;ts and iju -.
ing in her first place, and in this man. mediately bought ie n( full t:'ial. oiO
ner did the girl become happy again, the pain in my ovaries was i(one. I am
while her mistress and the very dear now w.l, strong and robust, walk,
friend ceased to be on speaking terms. ride a wheel, and feel like a girl in her
And then the girl became unhappy teens. I would not be without Ldi
again until the other very dear friend IE. Pinkham-s Vegetable Comnoupind; it
-engaged her at an advance of $1, and is like water of hlfe to me. I am very
the other drar friend and the first dear gratefully and sincerely your well.
friend, ceased to talk over the back wisher, and I heartily reommendn(our
fence. And then the good girl wore remedies. I hope some p(:,r creature
fine dresses and line hats. and one day may be helped to health by reading my
a dashing young man led( her to the story."-M ns. COL. E. P. lhemsoa
altar, and now the three friends and RHIXELANDER, VWIS.
the poor -country girl are all very
happy. REAL ESTATE
Mohi l.- Don't talk rood about your REAL ES TiA
-hired girl.-Detroit Free Press. B AKRGAINS


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