Group Title: Weekly Tallahasseean.
Title: The Weekly Tallahasseean
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Title: The Weekly Tallahasseean
Uniform Title: Weekly Tallahasseean
Alternate Title: Weekly Tallahasseean and land of flowers
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: John G. Collins
Place of Publication: Tallahassee Fla
Publication Date: September 13, 1900
Frequency: weekly
Subject: Newspapers -- Tallahassee (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Leon County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Leon -- Tallahassee
Coordinates: 30.451667 x -84.268533 ( Place of Publication )
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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Bibliographic ID: UF00080951
Volume ID: VID00010
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: oclc - 33927384
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VOL. XX,,NO. 29



he Agitation for Removal
the Capital


limits the Jacksonville Capital I
moval Association.

It has now become very evidet
the present agitation for the 4
val of Florida's Capital is up-
ed for, untimely and unnecessary.
perfect harmony which should
Sin the ranks of Florida's Db-
racy is disturbed, and the t-
ers of the State, already hab
d, are threatened with
ormous addition to their tax bt-
s and the doubling of Florida
ded indebtedness. .
The friends and supporters c.
e of the cities which aspire t
ome the State's seat of govert
nat, if a change of Capital locaatof
deemed advisable and n M i
this time, present the' claims o
eir excellent cities admirably anA
a frank spirit of fairness and un
fishness. The advocates of St
ugustine, Ocala and Gainesvilli
dertake to offer reasons why theiJ
rorite town should be selected a4
e Capital only in the event
t tlhe people decide t(i
nge the location of the Capital
ot the slightest exception can
en to such policy, and there is n
edition of their entire fairness im
bmitting their claims in such man 4. ..

Unfortunately, another prominent STATE CAPITOL AT 'TALLAHASSEE
irant for Capital honors takes (PhoRepsaP l viw h in AI 1900.)
dngly more sordid and unworthy u
Unfair attitude in its despe a
orts to induce the people of Flo transfer the center of population and issue of the first of this month says: Ann Holmes, county poor... ...... 1 50 days prior to the meeting of the
to close their eyes to their we1 ihin a very few years, westward, "Not one citizen in a hundred in C A ryan. county auditor.........50 00 Board:' and further peremol
erests, throw to the winds their taking it farther away from Jackson- West Florida has. any business to Tallahaee Lamber Co., (rent of ordered, that all bills or accounts pre-
unable and adequate property 9t the ville. transact at the Capital?" armory)....., ................. 30 00 sented for payment upon the ay the
ent Capital and launch forth into The State Capital should not lie It told the Lord's truth when it Max Flatauer, work on clock...... 100 Board meets be deferred uttil the
sea of incompatible, unnecessary "on wheels," but should remain said it, and it would hav been DroudA Whitfield, costs lunacy, A 200 next regular meeting of the Board.
undemocratic extravagance. where it will meet the future needs equally true if it had left theword, EE Phibrick....., cost unac............. y, It was ordered that the Clerk of
der date of August 15, 1900, the and convenience of the whole popu- --West" out of the statement and Droud... ....................... 2 00 the Board notify the Tallhassee
onville Capital Association, in a ation.-Pensacola Daily News, Sept. said simply, that not one citizen in a W T r -ion', ots lunacy, A Droud 1 00 Lumber and Manufacturing* Com-
cular letter signed by its officers 1900. hundred in the whole State of Flor- D L trkland, costs lunacy, A1 pany to make such enclosures and
addressed individually to "all ida has any business to transact at R A Witfield, costs lunacy, Chas 00 drainage as is required by the health
perty owners" in the city of Jack- What Asrace Have They? the Capital. Cromartie...................... 2 00 officer of the city, in and abqiit the
ville, urging them "to make a In our issue last week we asked As a matter of fact, nobody has E E Philbrick, costs lunacy, Chas premises of the building reil by
for information as to bow the pro- Cromartie ........ ....... 2 00 the county as an rerte
tribution of three mills ,n the for information as to how the pro- any business to transact at the Cap- c opkins, costs lunacy, Chas the coun as an armory f
e of their property, etc" uses the woud candidates for Capital remva il .except legislators, lawyers and Croartie ....... .........1 00 Governor's Guards.
owing significant language: would raise the bums ihev offer for politicians-and they are all paid for W T Damon, costs lunacy. Chas The applications. of Julius BII anll
We trustthatit is unnecebsaryfor onato-s. e supposed that bond- it, and big money at that. Cromartie................ ... 00 Alex. Jacobs for lincelss to sell
,,Werust that ithis Uly forng the- county, or city was the only E B Manning, fees in justice court. 2 77
to remind-you that this is a purely ng he county or ity Then this Capital removal ques- E B manning. amount to pay jurors liquors, ett., in Precinct No. -, be-
iness matter, inaugurated aiwl feasible plan, and this i admitted by tion resolves itself simply into an ef- and witnesses ..................... 4 00 ing accompanied by the attida'(its as
rsiied primarily for the purpose ft. Augustine, and is probably the fort on the Part of a few Jackson- Jerry Bentley, fees in justice court 6 40 to the character of the applicants, as
Advancing Jacksonville's best in- ay Jacksonville would adopt. No ville politicians to saddle a debt of J B Conner, pay jurors and witness 6 00 required b! law, an.l all other require-
,asdv,',ancing weareurnishbedswith et of men, as a board Of trade or a politicians to sa e a dnS D Hightower. salary Reg Su..... 43 75 -
ests, and if we are furnished with t of men, as a board of trade or an over one million dollars on the over- R A Whitfield, fees County Judges ments of the law being cOrtiphied
e sinews of war there will be little ociation of any kind;, can legally burdened tax-payers of the State for fees.......... ...... ......... 9 64 with, it w* ordered that a permit be
ubt of success." ind a county or city to bond itself no benefit whatever-except a per- J A Pearce, Sheriff fees......... ..24 TO issued to enrto obtain a license to
This whole agitation, therefore, as r this -purpose, and if such a do- sonal, political benefit to the Jack- J Aearce. hangin- Wil wright..10 00 sell liquor. in said district.
.hould insure the success of J A Pearce, cons in' lunacy cames.. 12 90
idenced by the signed admission of ou insure the success sonville politicians who injected the J A Pearce, feeding prisoners. ..12 00 -
Jacksonville Capital Association, capital removal to such a city, we question into our State Democratic L C Yaeger, hardware for roads...52 40 Polite Beggar._ |
inaugurated and pursued ri ery much doubt if the -voters of platform. C Hopkins, work on ditch ........15 Yesterd afternoon we a-
syfor the purpose of advancangy county or city, would vote to But the tax-payers have something J B Switzer, work on public roads 9 00 yesterday fternoon ewe a
y for the purpose of advanng nd themselves for such a sum after D Johnson, work on public roads,16 50 costed by e politest beggar i has
ksonville's best interests." The n seves or su asum a to say about th matter for them- W Stroman,work on publicroads,11 35 ever been ur misfortune to r up
ner of that language is .lear and te primary had located the Capital selves; they'll speak with their votes C W Burnoy, work on public roads, 6 0() against afailin us as w tied
mistakable. It effectively and con- e favor e nderstand t on the 6th of November, and in no EL urdn, workonpublic roads 25 er on an street otn h
W J Johnson, Supt. work on public corner on Monroe street onw chis
ively disproves Jacksonville's sonville was willing to make the uncertain sound they will proclaim roads.. ...............16 00 located a aloon, he enqui our
h-vaunted and loudly proclaimed sing of her nation a proviso for their unwillingness to be ted to R VanBrunt.:Supt. work on public name with a true Chesterfieldan' w
thatcher fight for the Capital is removal of the Capital there; in death for the benefit of any ring, roads......................... 7 50 and on learning it introduced hi If
mpted only, or even primarily, for er words, if the primary settled polite or otherwise. manning, St. work on pub- as the bearer of p apers that ld
best interests of the whole State ui n Jacksonville as the place, that polTcal or otherwise. time lic roads .. o ...-..... as the bearer of road-ers th-a.
Sinterso the e am lt To remove the Capitalat this time Ja Moody, upt. work on public show who he was," at the same e
Florida. Jacksonville is not the oig ry upon t ity not right. roads................. ....... 9 00 producing them. .Sure enough he
ole State of Florida. raise the donation by bonding, or And there is no money in it for NB Hartfeld, Spt. work on pub- had them testify to his an
fng in that, the selection was an- the tax-payers.-Florida Index, LAke l rota .........'........... 12 ood qualities and the bo grea th f
n lled. But it seems to us that un- *t. TLs T ey, Sup. work on public good qualities, and they bore th ffi-
Passing Around tihe ttatt d rules adopted y eexecu- y roads.....................900 cial stamp of a wealthy count in
f Jacksonville is a great and ti e committee, govering the coin- Board of Dounty Commissioners. oa work on public....31 60 Alabama Just as we were try n to.
wing.commercial centre, and im- in primary, such a proviso is niot The regular meeting of the Board J N Skipper Supet'work onpubic figure out from them what ma of
tance in this respect is acknowl- c sidered, and if the people should 'of County Commissioners was held roads.......................... 3 00 such note and importance had es.
J ed and appreciated, why is it es- se et Jacksonville or St. Augustine on Monday, September 3d. The fol- CA Bryan, clerk court fees........ 8 85 caped our attention for all tiese
tfial to its success and greatness to o the 6th of November, what assur- lowing members were present. L. J Conner, r sti- e a.... fe. ..i.. years, he came up closer, assumnied a
e the State Capital? a have they, of the payment of C. Yaeger chairman, E. C. Smith, Jack Blake. constable fees........... 5 00 confidential tone and struck us for
Are its prospects for future pros- th $100,000 or the *250,000 do- W. J. Johnson, L. A. Roberts and R A Whitfield, juror and witness the loan of-10 cents. The papers
ty beginning to appear gloomy na. by Jacksonville and St. Au- M. H. Johnson. The minutes of the fees .W .l. s.i .e. 4 50 nearly fell from our hands.
d discouraging, necesslating the gu ne respectively?-Florida Stai, former meeting were read and ap- W B r oolwork pub i al .1 y wly men in official position
uisition of something Aubstantial Ti sville. proved. The following accounts W H Burney, work public roads...12 00 give recommendations so dicr -
elp it out? were examined approved and or. G F Smithson, work public roads..24 00 nately? It certainly looks like many
other words, is Jacksonville on Let Each Class Answer. dered paid: E C Smith, work publ rads..... 8 00 of them gare nothing for the trith,
S decne, and crying aloud for t each lawyer, goetor, dentist, Mary Avis, county poor..,.........5 C Smith work public roads..... when wriun them. I
p from the tax-payers of the State o -holder, mechanic, laborer and Mary Coleman, county poor...... 5 00 W H Averitt. work public roads...21 00
yve it from deterioration? far aer answer this question for him- E D Rhodes, county poor...... ... 5.00 fenr? Williams, work public roads 2 50 Roobers Caught.
?oes its "foundation" need con- sel Let's put it as a direct, per- Joe. Bond, county poor............ 300 Sandy francis, work public roads.. 2 50
oes its "foundation ne on- sel p Henry Tuten, county poor........ 1 50 sam Mcee, work public roads.... 2 50 Last week negro by the nam of
nt repairing, and is its "under SO question to eac man in te Mary Williams, county poor...... ^ H Carmine, work public roads....13 61 Smith. and tro others hroka t

ning" decaying, as one of the St e: Laurence Powell, county puor....... 1 50 HG Billingsly, work public roads..10 12 the hardware toreof L.C.
ital removal orators avers con- ow much would you be person- R C Herring, county poor......... 300 8 A Jones,. work public roads...... 800 the h ar store of L. C. Yo r
ing the Capitol building. all benefitted by the Capial being Becky Ward, county poor........ 250 j H Williams, work public roads.. 1 50 and earned o about a dozen of e
an Jacksonville recoup its losses ren ved from Tallhassee? Ellen Everett, county poor........ 3 00 j p Smith, work public roads...... 1 94 ter as reoed to Sheriff P
restige and population, or retain : h and eyver cone of them will Mathew Custis, county poor....... A50 D Smith, public roads............ 295 r an o e
present standing only by taking ans er, "not on cent' unless it was Jane Johnson, county poor ........ 500 Hugh Bryan, public roads......... 3 00 next day and e set to work on e
sen stan g m m to Soloman Smith, county poor...... 1 50 JD Miller, public roads .. .... 9 50 case. They ere soon arrested
ethng from another city, and ap mo to my town Mary Stephes, county poor....... 5 00 Gilmore & Davis Co, public roads.. 7 3 information b Mr. Pearce and wr
g for contributions from the e en it would be no better than ebecea county poor...... a Q. Tha ol'.w, ; A ; naa h.nnih hw h,. Tnyhtw
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way in which they do- business ver
at Jacksonville.-Penacela l&ily
Press. "
Tallahassee's Charms.
The members of the islh are
prefer going there whei. e irds
are singing and the flov aft at
their best and when Nat ,0r1 on
even the dullest soul an-appre ion
of her charms. At such a time ere
are few places in the wide world e
Tallahassee, and none super in
charm.-Correspondence in Vosia
County Record.

Its Case Growing Weak.
The Jacksonville Metropolis is t-
ting desperate. Having been fofed
to face incontrovertable facts at e4ry
turn, by those who are endeavor
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This Charge Against Us Has
No Merit


And Our Facilities in that Respect are
Many reckless and some ludicrous
statements are being made in the
hope of bolstering up the allegation
that Tallahassee is too inaccessible to
the people of the State to longer re-
main the seat of government.
As to this cry of inaccessibility,
Tallahassee is no more inaccessible
today than heretofore. Her trans-
portation facilities are ample. Cer-
tainly the only persons who could
possibly complain of Tallahassee's,
inaccessibility as the State Capital are
the people of Peninsular Florida, ana'
they have two daily trains to Talla-
hassee, both carrying mails. In this
case the argument of inaccessibility
is without merit, and is proved to ie-
so by another admission contained on
page 7 of the first booklet sent out by
the Jacisonville Capital Association.
It is there truthfully said:
"Practically all of the State's busi-
ness is done through the mails."
?obody is complaining of Talla-
hassee's mail facilities, which are ad-
mirably arranged for the expeditious
handling of State House correspond-
ence. Experience has shown that
when the people of Florida have any
business requiring their personal
presence at their Capital, they go
there, and on their trip end during
their stay they find every conve
nience and ac-ommodation desired.
The fact is, Florida is so shaped
that there is no city which can be
said to be very accessible to all
parts of the State-for instance, to
such widely separated places -s Pen-
sacola, Key West and Ferriandina.
The people best qualified to pass upon
Tallahassee's accessibility or in-
accessibiiity are those who have bus-
iness with the State departtnents
located there, and, excepting ft few
living in cities now seeking the Cap-
ital, these people are not. complain-
ing about Tallahassee's location and
transportation facilities.
The centre of Florida's population
at present is not known; but even
though '1'allahassee may not be as
near tho centre as she once was, is
that sufficient reason for throwing
away the very valuable State prop-
erty in Tallahassee and piling up> a
tremendous additional public debt
and tax* burden? Is it not just as
foolish as it would be foli h t(? talk
about the National Goveriruent
*throwing away the public buildings.
in Washington and moving the Na-
tional Capital to Omaha. E-isting
facts and conditions render tht cry
of inaccessibility as an object(m to
Tallahassee remaining the Stat'ap-
ital frivolous and impotent--w ihout
weight in forming the decision the
thoughtful voter.
By What Measure Judge e?
The 'Jacksonville Metr0olis
charges that the newspapers ihich
are supporting Tallahassee a' the
State Capital are subsidized." "The
Press would like to ask if the ws-
papers that are advocating Jackson-
ville are also "subsidized, and itthe
Metropolis is judging the Tall as-
see advocates by the "progres4ve


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Clark Repqcs. /w g- -wwoe e September 20-Vernon, day.
Editor Tallahasseean-Noticinn dd September 20-Chipley, night.
the Weekly T.LLAHASSEEAN, in |eits WW September 21-Marianna, da
ssuae of Thursday, September 6 n C .m g J September 22-Quincy, day.
editorial article under the captio of September 24-Wewaithka da
lark's Assessments," which is is- September 25-Blountstown, day.
leading and evidently intended ton- September 26-Bristol, day. d4
jure the Democratic State Exeue e SIAMAR NKIN DOG Co September 27-AB lachicola, day
Committee in its work, I desire sI8 | o a rommd Pi 2 September 28-Carrabelle, day.-.
for some reference to it. I, perh pe, ia a we tWOelym I am" sa. Speaking party divide.
would not notice this article wer it 10 my bmb7y. U to. itL. September 28 Crawfordville
not for the fact that similar s8te- I m eli ank m- me who day.
ments have been going the roun of b y w slckl y mw dedf d September 29-Tallahassee, day.
the press and they are calculate to t ottle a m -h va October 1-Monticello, day.
deceive the people. r mk w M. RU e p tf mu* October 2-Perry, day.
The article in question, as b- U MMs. LIZZIE MURRAY, October 3-Mavo. day.
listed in the TALLAHASSEEAN, ays Jom 's S.ta o. October 10-Lakeland. night.
"Chairman Frank Clark, of the to I F October 11-Bartow, day.
Democratic Executive Commi ,' f October 12- Arcadia, day.
has issued a notice to the candi tes Ds aw M aOctober 13-Ft. Myers, night.
in which he absolutely circumv nts as October 16-Brooklyn, day.
the possibility of a poor man be m- *mi October 17-Inverness, day.
ing a candidate for a State offi at October 18-Dade City, day.
the November primary. He xes have been informed, although no October 20-Key West, night.
candidates for State Chemist, 820 .00; books have ever been turned over to October 22-Braidentown, day.
for Adjutant-General, $50.00 ch; us by the former Committee show- October 22-Tampa, night.
for States Attorney, $100.00 -h. ing the facts, that the former Corn- October 26-Cedar Key, night.
This is alleged to be neces to mittee had received large contribu- October 27- Bronson, day.
raise $10,000.00 for the campaign ." tions from both these sources. Large, By arrangement between the State
Now, in the first place, "Chai an powerful corporate interests .do not and the First Congressional District
Frank Clark" has not taxed anyod contribute to political committees, in Committees, the State and Congres-
one cent. The Campaign Comr ttee my judgment, unless they expect sional speakers will meet together at
of the State Committee has something in return. For that rea- the above named appointments.
candidates as mentioned in the As.- son as I ng as I am Chairman of the The following distinguished speak
LAHASSEEAN'S editorial. The ple State Democratic Executive Com- ers, together with others, have been
must understand that there two mittee of Florida, I shall riot ask or invited to participate in said cam-
campaigns being conducted a the receive any contributions from paign, and one or more of them will
S1 sources of this character. If I un- be present and address the people at
ECZEMA, ITCHING HUMO derstand my position, I am at the each of said appointments: Honor-
PIflPLES CURED BY B. B. head of an organization whose mis- ables S. R. Mallory, J. P. Taliaferro,
Bottle Free to fferers sio is to subserve the best interests W. S. Jennings, George P. Raney,
Botte Free tiho Snufferrs. of the people of this country and John A. Henderson, S. Pasco, D. II.
trDoes yourtions on the Skin Burn s- when it ceases to have that for its Mays, W. H. Ellis, M. L. Williams,
feel ashamed to be s-een in co ny? object it will have "failure" written A. W. Gilchrist, W. Hunt Harris,
Do scabs and scales form on the skin, upon it and should cease its preten- Fred. T. Myers, J. F. C. Griggs, L.
Ski SoreS alp? rack eo s ma sons as a friend of the common peo- J. Reeves, C. B. Parkhill, A. C.
the Skin? Prickling Pain in them? ple. Blount, J. Emmet Wolfe, J. Ed.
Boils? Pimples? Bone Pain? 8 ollen The late State, Convention, in ad- O'Brien, Nat. R. Walker, J. Walter
Joints? Falling Hair? All Run wn? edition to the campaign to which I Kehoe, W. 11. Milton, C. L. Wilson,
Skin Pale? Old Sores? Eating res? Thomas Palmer, W. A Carter, F. M.
Ulcers? All these are sym,to e of Best for the Bowels. tomas P. Galme. Wall, Pe ter 0.
Eczema and Impurities and Poi in Simonton, P. G. Wall, Peter O.
the Blood. To cure take B. B. No matter what ails you, headache to Knight, T. M. Shackleford, C. C.
(Botanic Blood Balm) which mal the anoer, you will neve rgetwell un Wilson, John B. Johnston, W. H.
blood pure and nch. B. B wi cause yourowels are put right. CASCARETS o
the sores to heal, itching of eca help nature, cure you without a gripe or Reynolds, lefferson B. Brown, R.'H.
stop forever, the skin to beco clear pain, produce easy, natural movements, M. Davidson.
and the breath sweet. B. B. B. just costs you jut 10 cents to start ge tting All parties are cordially invited to
the remedy you have been look g for. your health back. CAAETS Candyattend.
Thoroughly tested for 83- years. ive it Catharic, the genuine, put up in metal attend.
a trial. For sale by drugists at pert boxes, every tablet has C, C. C. stamped W. B. IENDEBSO.N,
large bottle; six large bottles (f treat on it. Beware of stations. Chairman.
ment) $5. Complete direction with have been referring, called a primary Attest- P. G. WALL, Secretary.
each bottle. So suterers may t it, a o reerrng called a primary h _
trial bottle given away. Write or it election to be held on the 6th d STATE OF Omo CITY OF TOLEDO,
Address Blood Balm Co., 524 itchei of November, the same day of the LucAs COUNTY. .
St., Atlanta Ga. Describe your uble general election, for certain purposes; Frank J. Chenney makes oath that be
an peronaledithose purposes were to permit the is the senior partner of the firm of F. J.
present time in Flojida. The gene- people to vote upon the location of Cheney & Co., doing. business in the
Sfut City of Toledo, County and State afore-
ral election will occur on the h day the future seat of State government; said, and that said firm will pay the
of November next and the Ca paign to nominate such State officers as sum of One Hundred Dollars for each.
Committee is endeavoring to nduct were to be appointed by the Gover- and every case of Catarrh that cannot
that campaign. The expense f this nor, etc. This primary elecdon isbe cured by the use of Hall's Catarrh
that campaign. p Cure FRANK J. CHENEY.
campaign should be borne y I om- .separate and apart from the general Sworn to before me and subscribed in
inees of the late State Coni.ntion, campaign and there is no way in the my presence, this 6th day of December.
Democratic office-holders an other world that the money can be raised A. D. 1886.
Democrats in the State who desire to to pay the expenses of the primary A. W. GLEASON,
contribute to it. It is unne ary election except by the assessment of Notary Publi c.
-for me to enumerate the en rmous those who expect to be candidates. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken intern-
.expenses incident to the management The candidates entering the Capitol ally, and acts directly on the blood and
-of a campaign oftthis charact in all contest will pay five thousand dol- mucu surf ro he system. Send
'of its details, but I desire no to say lars. The money expected to be F. J. CHENEY & Co.
to the people that after the |ection raised from the assessment of the Toledo, O.
is over Hlon. J. N. C. S ktu candidates for State Chemist, Ad- SolD bD rus .ts e..
Treasurer of the State E cutive jutant General, State's Attorney, Has mily Pills are the best.
Committee, and into whoe hands etc, will probably raise from six A. Extraordinary Iland.
every dollar of this money g s and hundred to one thousand dollars In the bay of Plenty. New Zealand.
by whom every cent is paid t upon more. This will give an aggregate is one of the most extraordinary is-
proper vouchers, will make a detailed of from five thousand six hundred lands in the world. It is called White
statement for publication, which to six thousand dollars to pay the Island and consists mainly of sulpur
statement will show every c t con- entire expenses of the primary elec- .mxed with. ypsm and a few other
tribute and by whom, ev ry cent tien m about six hundred and seventy about three miles in elrcumference and
expended and for what pur ose. I election districts in Florida. A cal- which rises between 800 and 900 feet
am speaking of the general campaign culation has not been accurately ab6ve the. sea. floats continually an
for the election of the nom ees of made as yet but this amount of immense cloud of vapor attaining an
the late State Convention.' In this m6ney will barely pay the expense elevation of 10.000 feet In the center

connection, without under ing to of the primary election and there is is a boiling lake of acid charged water
make comparisons, but being justified no other sources from which we can covering 50 acres and surrounded with
in stating the facts, as I thi k I am, raise one cent to meet it. The Cam- blowhol fumes are emichteamwith and
when the TALLAHASSEEAN, e home paign Committee, myself nor any fo and noe. With care a boat can
paper of Mr. Rawls, who as the other member of theCommittee has gte navigated on the lake. The sulphur
former chairman, insinua wrong- ever said anything about raising ten from White Island is very pure, but
doing on the part of th present thousand dollars for campaign pur- little effort has yet been made to pro-
Committee, I desire to sta temphat- poses. We have sought, by calling cure It systematically.
ically that the present Comn ittee has upon the nominees of the State Con-
not asked nor received, nor ill they vention, and other leading Demo- ao Put up the .P .
ask or receive, one solitary nt from Senator Frye of Maine was once of-
any railroad corporation in lorida or Half the Word in Darkness fered $400 to write an article for a
any railroad corporaonal C iI as to the cause of their ill health. If leading magazine, but refused, saylag
from the national om ittee. I they would start to treat their kidneys the figure was not large enough.
AM.. ,with Foley's Kidney Cure, the weariness "How much would you require?"
44 ft # of body and mind, backache, headache asked the editor.
law l Di and rheumatic pains would disappear. "Twenty thousand dollars," answer-
TF e m b Wight & Bro. ed the senator. which, of course, put
Sre C crat for liberalontributionn end to the negotiations.
9%ni wa: ads ness aes you. raise such amount as that we might to a friend afterard,I cldn't have
When that tied feeling, Mhe -si reu- not only conduct the campaign in written the article anyhow." .
matic pain, the first wan of im e this State but that we might also, inw"
Mood are manifest, take Saspa- behalf of Florida's Democracy, re- LarUms.u.
au and you' wl rescue h andfund to the National Committee the Wear your learning like a watch. In
probably save a series Be sre sum received from itin 1896 to car-y a private pocket, and do not pull it out
aget Hloods, because Florida Democratic and thus aid in and displayy It merely to show that you

0h veOc o ne.i If You are asked w hat
xthe through of democratic pinct-h o'clock it I. tell it. but do not pro-
houg te Union in the claim It hourly or unasked, like the
election of our matchless leader, **-tehman.
^-- "William Jennings Bryan.
SThese are the facts as they exist
S ad any statement to the contrary is A TEXA W
Absolutely, unqualifiedl1 untrue. Ianl's Great Discovery.
FRANK CLARK One small bottle of Hal' Great Dis.

State and Congressional Sp
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eakers Will

September 7-St. Augustine,
September 8-Fernandina, night.
September 10-Macclenny, day.
September 11-Lake City, day.
September 12-Jasper, day.
September 13-Live Oak, day.
September 14-Madison, day.
September 15-Milton, day.
September 17-Pensacola, night.
September 18--DeFuniak, day.
September 18-Milligan, night.
September 19-Westville, day.
September 20-Vernon, day.
September 20-Chipley, night.
September 21-Marianna, day.
September 22-Quincy, day.
September 24-Wewahitchka,day.
September 25-Blountstown, day.
September 26-Bristol, day.
September 27-Apalachicola, day.
September 28-Carrabelle, day.
(Party will divide both meetings).
September 28-Crawfordville,
day. (Party will divide both meet-
September' 29-Tallahassee, day.
October 1-Monticello, day.
October 2-Perry, day.
October 3-Mayo, day.
October 5-Lake Butler, day.
October 6-Gainesville, day.
October 8-Ocala, day.
October 8-Leesburg, day.
October 9-Wild wood, (lay.
October 9-Orlando, night.
October 10-Kissimmee, day.
October 10-Lakeland, night.
October 11 -Bartow, day.
October 12-Arcadia, day.
October 13-Fort Myers, night.
October 16-Brooksville, day.
October 17-Inverness, day.
October 18-Dade City, day.
October 20-Key West, night.
October 22-Braidentown, day.

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22-Tampa, night.
23-DeLand, night.
24-Palatka, day.
25-Green Cove Springs,
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tcUer eaartveys, nig t. W -W W-=4 W W % ML
October 27-Bronson, day. Recentinvesti ions by the authoritiesof severaS haive111
October 31-Jacksonville, night. c attention to prietary medicines, and there im marked disp
Pitt's Carminative is pleasant to the to draw a sh p line of distinction between myst-rious nostnr
itts arminorthy artic of scientific compound and kno character.
taste, acts promptly. and never fails to 6 "May p medicines," say a leadi
give satisfaction. It carries children I May pcpr, ary medicines, says fa Iaor I
over the critical time of teething, and is yi are best possible prescriptions r
the friend of anxious mother-i and puny diseases which are made to cure. It is certal
children. A few doses w 11 demonstrate y reasonable expect that clhemists2 of
its value. E. H. Dorsey, Athens, Ga., w n d unlimited re-
writes: n wide and unlimited re- 1
"I1 consider it the best medicine I have tCMS OUght to e compounds with cxcep-
ever used in my family. I does all you skill, and is manifestly to their In- .
claim for it, and even more." rst to have Ir Ingredients fresh and
..-.- .e,, rte. T'ke, for ample, Lippman's great *
in a 1e..x,;1 ,...;, .., )-., n n always d, popular known as P. P. P. ..i
go ltmrelo:i(l- a:I th 1 in wear their formal: is every bottle. Every
hats :all th!i<- r'e the nrta:-in is closed. knows the ingredients are
During the performance they. remove best possible for purify-
them. g the blood, an the compound is
Frqinently men rise in their seats scientific one, w increases the
and sweep thi e tiers cf hoxes with e of the Iwhole. I some-
large glasses. It is cousidered some- m es prescribe mixtures
thing of aslionor to have thegaser Blood g9S io s
of a swell below leveled at your box. Por OUlous L
Smoking is permitted in all theater. Affections, Cat 1Prvw and other
-City of Mexico Correspondence. coplaints arisln m impure and weak
blood, but Iway eel safest in prescribing P. P. P., speci ay when
Liquid Gie. I am not pe y acquainteA with the drug9lsL.' In prescriblq
To produce liquid glue which will P. P. P. (I Jppna s Great Remedy), I know I am taking no chance
keep for years break pieces of glue and When W feel such confidence in & standard remedy, it h
place In a bottle with some whisky, no wonder that general public insist upon av ng it.
cork tightly and set aside for a few P. P. P. Is ball druggists. Sia bottle; ix bottles, $5
days. This should be ready for use a r st. $ a bottle; *ix bottles, $5. *
without the application of heat, except LIPPflAN B iTHERS, _S Smys. Savannah, Ga.
In very cold weather, when the bottle "1 .
should be placed In hot water for a few >
minutes before using the glue.
Juet nowayBeitm. Hardwar ,Hardware, Crocf5rvwarel
"You must not think, young man,"
said thecorn fed philosopher, "that .
young woman doesn't know anything ." ;
ust beuse she has a habit of Full Line Cook Stoves Ranges ad Heaters
fooli questions thatgive youa e ters
chance to, impart Information with a
pwior air.-ludlamnapoll Pes
S 1 A full Line of Fittings, consisting of Pi ing, Pipe-fitting
Hiddnn B eauty Injectors, Insp tors, Whistles, Steam Gauges, Check and Globe
Valves. Also. a full line Rubber and Leather Belting, LaM
In Egypt the custom is for Prin Leather, Belt Hooks and Steam Packing. A full line 0
to hide their beauty by cove-
the lower part of the face with a Harness and ess Leather.
In America the beauty of many
our wpmen is hidden because of
weakness specialties Roofing, Plumbing pnd Gutterg
if the MAWB MCI Ui w am = mi An ix rig
rinn4custommPro EICH .4!
SEvailed in mT TCL 'A .A AIDA sT
rraw Call at L C YEGER'S.
be L Cla YEGERgS
wrinkes, th IH
sunkench1 ee CHEST f
complexion, from the eyes of oi*"u"
world with il oftheOrient.FACTORY LOADED SHOTGUN

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and has been made undrpii per.
sonal supervision since its4 ucy.
Y Allow no one to deceive yo i fhis.
ANl Counterfeits, Imitations and Substitutes ar EE.
periments that trifle with aqd endanger the iath of
Infants and Cl4dren-Experience against Exptriment.

What is CASTOR4A
Castoria is a su titute for Castor Oil, Paregor Drops
and Soothing rups. It is Harmless and Plclvnt. It
contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other narcotic
Substance. Its iage is its guarantee. It destroy Worms
Sand allays Fev#rishness. It cures Diarrhoea afd Wind
Colic. It relief es Teething Troubles, cures Co tipation
and Flatulenc It assimilates the Food, reg ates the
Stomach and owels, giving healthy and natiyal sleep.
The Children' Panacea-The Mother's Frienzu


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,SC cRCB. South. W. i. Carpn ier e**'*-
S vit :Preacibsl etI) rbLf I. I,
*. M Sabbath School 9:b A.
or Meetings. Wednesday atT:aU P.
Ct, mca, Rev.S. L. Mc
or. Serviis will be held regularly ery
at110 A.M. and ,.'6 P.M. M. eat ae
and the public cordially invited at-
SSunda School at 0:WK A.3 eM.
eng.Wednesday.7:30 P. M. Unton rt-
Endeavor Meeting, 3:30 P. M.. Sund .
BDIJrII RCc. Rev. S. M. Pro nee
Br. Preachng at 11 a. m. and 7 m.
Sunday. sunday School at 10 m.
er Meeting Wednesday 7 p. m. A
welcome is extended to all.
r, Pastor. Services: Preaching er
ndzAy-ll A.M.; 7:ju P.M. Friday eve ser-
m at 7'0 P. &f. Sunday School at 10 .M.
r. Services: High Mass and Sermon at 9 .
t' tslcrr ULU lt ic-
Ou week oav&, V 4ab+5:45 A. M.
BIBI. L)EI'OSfI O1. sItr sale all
tilmeb at cost prices at The TALLAHASUs
C M E "LTndy ithtolat9"lt i .,
prnicszorJ G. Riley Superintendent. P ch-
Ieg tt 3 p. in. and b p. in.
'rayecr Meeting Tuesday night. Class] eet-
Mg Thursday night.
t M. F. BRINSON. P r.
DI ECTOHS' MEETINO The Board of rec-
tors of the LiDmry Association hold heir
meetingss on the third Friday evening of e ch
Monthly at 8 D. m. at the library.
Those who are interested in Chrihnstai Sci.
eTDC will It wrelcoud at the residence o Mr.
w.C LewiS, where the services will be leld
SunW -at 1(:3 ednesdays at 7:b0 m.
1. 0. 0 *F
a- -Regular mnectingB o f LzoN IA DO Nd.
are held everS Tuesday Evening, at eir
Lodge Room, at s o'clock. All Br- .n sin
good standing re invited to attend. N.
W. '.%L MINTOSH. J, N.
R. L. COLLItS, I-. .
KNCAMPMET.-Regular meetings l AU-
MiLLA ENCLMPMNT No .2, are held tl -
at their Lodge Room, at 8 o'clock. '. tj -
w. H. CHANCEY. Scribe.
Tailahassee Lodge, No. 3S3 meetl & d
and fourthThursday of eachm nth
at MaseoDic Hall.
W. H. CHANCY. Reporter.
Cicero Lodge No. I K. of P., meets .r
Thursday eeingi Castle L. V
Knigh arecordlly invie to attend.
(B. & of the E -)
Holdo it meetig eyery Wednesday Qen-
i ng at eight o'clock at its Lodge roo UP-
sai one door east of the annex of the (bem
House. All members of the Order in fod
-nacordially invited to attend.
standing &N, A.. -rTAFFORD, W. C. X.
Te regular convocaon of Florida A
Clapter No. 1, will be held on the Second and
Fourth Mondays of each month at 8 o 'ok
P M. .-- = fan R- V Irk-

W. M. MCJI oeBM, 01.,
r Regular meetings of JACKSONM l
olo. 1, are held on the rst and thr4 MoN
In each month, at 8 o'clock, P.M.
W. M. McIisTos. S.. Secretal
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Call and have your correspondence ad al
work taken in shorthand and typewritten I an
expert Stenographer. at teasonablerates- M ern
Shorthand and Typewriting taught LM ess
prevents my soliciting patronage personally,


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Baltimore; Post Graduate 189
f&akell Scool, Clucago.
W Preservation of Natural T ,
Gold Crowns, Bridgework, and M
Plates a Specialty. Gas admmister

Repairs all kinds of Household article
everyday use. Trunks, Bags, Satchels. Lo
Keys. Fastenings. Guns. Pistols. Shooting
fit. Umbrellas, also Bicyclesand Sewing
chines. Shop on Jeffersontreet near
City Market. Work done on short notice,
at low prices.



and Builde
Lumber, Laths, Shingles, Etc., k
in stock at all times.

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the mot healing salve In the world.

Foley's Kidney Cure
nakea khieys an&d adder ight.

Foley'S Honey and Tar
fOtrc ren,siife,;sur No opiWa

Foley's Honey and Tar
heas lngs and stops the cough.

weo on=ense.
Once In awhile there is a princess
from whose lips plain words fall more
readily than precious stones. One such.
the wife of one of London's leading
editors, figures in the "Personal Recol-
lections" of 1. Sutherland Edwards.'
The editor had occasion to present a
distinguished gentleman to his -wife.
IIe spoke as a husban.1, but he was not
far wrong when he said. "Allow me to
introduce you to the most charming
woman in Europe."
"Don't be a fool. Sam!" said the lady.
as she extended her hand.

Salesman-These collars are all the
go. They are worn by everybody.
Customer-In that case 1 don't think
1 care to buy any of them.
Salesman-When I pay everybody, of
course 1 mean everybody of correct
taste. And persons of correct taste are
so few, you know.
Customer-I think I'll take a dozea.
-Boston Transcript.
The Salth FPamlly.
The Smiths are everywhere. In
Italy they are called Smithi, In Hol-
land, Schmidt; In Russia, Smltowski;
in Spain, Smithus; in Poland, Schmlti-
weiski and in Mexico SmitrL In Eng-
land the Smiths are the most numer-
ous of all families, but In Ireland they
are .content to rank fifth, after Murphy,
Kelly, Sullivan and Walsh.
The Greenland Berry.
Things grow very fast in the short
Greenland summer. As soon as the
snow melts off, In many places the
ground Is covered with a wine which
bears a small berry something like a
huckleberry. It is nearly tasteless, but
Inuic. and the natives are fond of It.

For Over fifty learn.
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has
osen used fr over fifty years by mil-
lions of morse for their children while
teething, with perfectsuccess. .Itoothes
the child, softens the gums, allays all
pain, cures wind colic, and is the best
remedy for diarrhea. It will relieve
the poor little sufferer immediately.
Sold by druggists in every par of the
world. Twenty-five cents a bottle. Be
msre and ask for "Mrs. Winslow's Sooth-
ing Syrup," and take no other kind.
1akldg Carleatfres.
The way In which some artists can
distort features without making them
unrecognizable Is certainly very re-
markable. Thomas Nast possessed
this faculty to an extraordinary degree
and he had a. very peculiar way of
adding new faces to his mental phb-
tograph gallery. When a fresh sub-
ject would arise in politics, for in-
stance, he would invent some pretext
to call upon him at his office or house
and hold him in conversation as long
as possible, studying his features.
When he took his departure he would
purposely leave his cane. Once outside
Nast would make a hasty pencil sketch
on a carId and would usually find that
his memory was deficient as to some
detail He would then return, ostensi-
bly for the cane. and another look at
the victim would enable him to per-
feet his sketch. After that he had the
man forever.
When Joe Keppler was alive he used
to make frequent trips to Washington
for the purpose of seeing statesmen
whom he wanted to draw. He was
very clever at catching likenesses and
seamehy ever referred to a photograph.

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Murat Halstead. the great journalist
of wartimes, went to General William
T. Sherman's hendauarters once for
the "latest news from the front." IHal-
stead was armed with many fine in-
troductory letters, but decided to rely
mainly on one g veun him by Thomas
Ewing, Sherman's brother-in-law. He
found the general and presented
Ewing's letter. The general opened
it somewhat impatiently, read a few
lines, folded it and said:
"Ah, you come from Ewing. and you
desire to have 'all the latest news.'
the 'next probable move' of our army,
eh? Well, there's a train leaving this
town for Cincinnati at 2 o'clock.
Here, take this ticket, and step over
there and get your dinner, and then
get on that train."
"Well, but, General Sherman"- be-
gan the newspaper man. But Sherman
Saved him off.
"Go over and get a good dinner; we
have plenty and always strive to tre.:t
our friends well. But be sure youu
don't miss that 2 o'clock train!" And
Halstead wisely obeyed.
A L!ncoln StoP;.
The Rev. Mr. Alcott of Elgin. Ills.,
one of Abraham Lincoln's Springfield
acquaintances, tells of seeing him com-
ing away from church unusually early
one Sunday morning. "The sermon
could not have been more than half
way through." says Mr. Alcott. "His
son. T ad,' was slung across his left
arm like a pair of saddlebags, and
Lincoln was striding along with long
and deliberate steps toward home.
"On one of the street corners he en-
countered q group of his fellow towns-
men. Lincoln anticipated the question
which was about to be put by the
group, and, Vtking his figure of speech
from practices with which they were
only too faxnl:ar, said, 'Gentlemen, I
entered this zolt. but he kicked around
so 1 had to withdraw him.'"

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 liver. Casec-
rets Candy Cathartic, the wonderful
new liver stimulant and intestinal tonic
are by all druggists guaranteed to cure
or money refunded. C. C. C. are a sure
thing. Try a box today; o10c., 25c., 50c.
Sample and booklet free. See our big

The Lasiest Man.
The laziest man in North America
discovered himself the other evening
in the swell bachelor apartments not
far from Lafayette square where he
, lives. He was lying on a couch in his
lounging room, smoking a cigar, when
'the cigar went out-that is to say,
the fire at the end of the cigar depart-
ed. The man raised himself on one
arm with great effort, and snapped the
messenger bell that was *Installed over
the couch. Then he reclined and wait-
ed. After about ten minutes there was
a knock at the door, and a messenger
boy entered.
"D'jou ring. sir?" asked the boy.
"Yes, son." said the laziest man in
the western hemisphere. "Just gimme
a match off that table there, will you?"
The, tloy handed the man on the
couch a match and waited. The man
relightId his cigar and smoked on.
"D'jou want me to go somewhere,
sir?" asked the boy, fidgeting.
"No. that's all," said the man. "Take
that half dollar on the table."
Then the boy went out, grinning.
That man ought to be on some gov-
ernment "commission" to investigate
something somewhere. Washington
"A rool can ask more questions than
a wise man can answer. Ain't that so?"
"I can't answer you."-Indianapolis
What She Does.
First Lady Clerk-There goes Ste
meanest woman in town.
Second Lady Clerk-Who Is she?
First Lady Clerk-!-I don't know, but
she is always coming in here and want-
ing something we haven't got.-Cha-
go Record.
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One of Mourt'. Outbreaks.
Mozart, being vuce on a visit at Mar-
Beilles Went incognito to hear tie per-
formance of his "Villanella ILpita."
He had reason o be tolerably well
satisfied, till, in tLe '_idst of the prin-
cipal aria, the'or':-wetra, through some
error in the copyii.- of the score,
sounded a D natural where the com-
poser had written D sharp. This sub-
situt'on did not injure the harmony,
Lut gave a commmouplace character to
the phrase, and obbeured the sentiment
of the composer.
Mozart no sooner heard it than he
started up vehemently, and, from the
middle of the pit. cried out In a voice
of thunder: "Will you play D sharp.
you wretches?"
The sensation produced In the theater
may be imagined. The actors were
astounded, the lady who was singing
stopped short, the orchestra followed
her example, and the audience, with
k-ud exclamations, demanded thie ex-
unulsiso of the olfender. was ac-
cordingly seized, and required tp name
himselC. IIH did so. and at the nami-
of Mozart the clamor .umbsided, and
was succeeded by shouts of applause
from all sides.
It was insisted that the opera should
be recommeiced. Mozart was install-
ed in the orchestra. and directed the
whole performance. 'IThis time the I)
sharp was played in its proper phc,
and the mu.,sician.s flh'.tselves were
surprised at the supri'; eif-'et pro-
duced. After lihe open )ioz'irt was
conducted in triun'phl to his hotel.
A Famons Duel.
A duel was fought in 'Te.i:ls by Alex-
ander Shott and ohn S. 'Nott. Nott
was shot and Shott was not In this
case it is better to be Shott than Nott.
There was a rumor that Nott was not
shot, but Shott avows that he was not,
which proves either that the shot Shott
shot at Nott was not shot or that Nott
was shot notwithstanding.
I may be made to appear on trial
that the shot Shott shot shot Nott or, as
accidents with firearms are frequent. It
may be possible that the shot Shott
shot shot Shott himself, when the
whole affair would resolve Itaelf into
its original element, and Shott would
be shot and Nott would be not.
We think, however, that the shot
Shott shot shot. not Shott. but Nott.
Anyway, it is hard to tell who wosm
Publie Opinion.
The single snowflake-who cares for
it? But a whole day of snowflakes-
who does not care for that? Private
opinion is weak. but public opinion is
almost omnipotent.


A Short Lesson on the Meaning of a
Familiar Word.
Disease is the opposite of ease. Web-
ster defines disease as "lack of ease, un-
easiness, trouble, vexation, disquIet."
It is a condition due to some derange-
ment of the physical organism. A vast
majority of the "di3-ease" from which
people suffer is due to impure blood.
Disease of this kind is cured by Hood's
Sarsaparilla which purifies, enriches and
vitalizes the blood. Hood's Sarsaparilla
cures scrofula, salt rheum, pimples and
all eruptions. It tones the stomach and
creates a goodappetite, and it gives vigor
and vitality to the whole body. It re-
versee the condition of things, giving
health, comfort and "ease" in place cf
The SIn Eater.
One of the most important figures at
a Gaelic funeral of the old style is the
sin eater. It fails to his lot to con-
sume all the sins resting on the soul of
the dead, and thereby enable the latter
to rest easy in his grave.
In remote Wales and the highlands
of Scotland a funeral is not always
complete without this functionary. He
is necessarily a poor, unfortunate per-
son, for under happier circumstances
he could not be persuaded to accept the
responsibility of his post, and his part
in the ceremony is taken seriously by
himself and everybody else.
A loaf of bread and a jug of beer are

laid upon the corpse. These are sym-
bolice of sins committed during life.
The sin eater is introduced and with
much solemnity eats the bread and
drinks the beer. As he is frequently a
hungry man with a well developed
taste for malt liquors, the part is usual-
ly played with zest a little out of keep-
ing with the dreadful nature of the
obligation assumed, for it is firmly be-
lieved that in thus eating and drinking
the sin eater actually burdens his soul
with the sins of the deceased.-Kansas
City Independent.

The Doaskin Wouldn't Go Round.
Hungary swarms with barrister. It
Is the greatest ambition of the Hun-
garian peasant to make one of his sons
an advocate.
The son of a' small farmer in the
neighborhood of Budapest was sent
by his father to the law school of that
town, but, either from lack of parts
dr .the necessary application, he was
plucked in the qualifying exanmlna-
Not daring to return to the paternal
abode empty handed after all the
* money that had been spent on his edu-
cation, he conceived and executed the
plan. of forging a legal diploma. The
father was not, however, so ignorant
asi not to be aware that such diplomas
are always written on parchment-
bMAV _h L d,& ii,.n__ I1WSnfOgyU

A Friend In* N L
Ab ut half an hour hai been ex-
pendd by the bashful you4 man in a
series of advances and retr ts. and lit-
tle .IJhnny's cramiixd position behind
the s.fa was becoming son wvhat pain-
ful. ,
"I wish I datred"- the young man
comr uenced on a new attar, when the
coup were electrified by az impatient
excl nation behind them-:'Aw, make
a b k! She's dead easy -Brooklyn
Town Gonilp.-
It ks generally agreed thjt the small
townS is a pleasant place tl: live in, ex-
cept that there is always a great
amount of gossip in such i aces. Why
do not worthy people control in this
matter of isrs-sip as they lo in other
respects? Are the small tnwns of the
country to be made undesirable as
place ouf residences to phiAse a lot of
cheap ipoiple who ought'!to le eon-
trollh aand regulated] ?-Atcitson (lobe.
A Yorkshire vicar tells tew lie once
received the following noii from one
of his parishioners: "This i( to give no-
tice that I and Miss Jenmiiia Brearley
are coin)ing to your church bn Saturhiy
afteiioon next to undergo the opIera-
tion 'of matrimony at jour hands.
Please be prompt, as the -ah is hired
by the hour. Farewarnet is forearm-
ed."- London Tit-Bits.
HIs Simple Systnm.-
"Hiw were you able," 4id the poor
man, "to acquire such an i mense for-
a very simple methodd" replied
the wealthy citizen. "W hen I was
poor I made out I was rin and when
I g4 rich I made out I 4as poor."-
Col inbus (0.) State JourniL

. Perhaps you have noticed that the
man with five grown up daughters nev-
er brings home a fashion piagazine of
his own volition.-Somervlle Journal.

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A family medicine chest'or ten cents
In a pretty little enamelz+ metal box
you have the means of keeping the
whole family healthy, frouft by togood
old grand-pa. Go to your rgit and
get a bcx of Casearets CanLy Cathartic
for ten cents, and see thatsyou always
have them in the house Colic, sick
headache, dyspepsia, pimps, Eleepless-
ness. worms and nearly evem y other ail-
ment are cured by some &rm of con-
stipation and in that little nox you have
a perfect remedy always atuand. Save
your doctor biUs and prevent serious ill-
ness by the use f the sweetadainty little
pieces of candy that make Lou well and
eep you well. We reconiuead Casca-
rets to all our readers. A

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The people
ing more poin
they realize t
portance of th
Capital remov
-on at the Nov
are not dispos
record of cons
ical expendit
They are unI
valuable Capi(
now owned'
State as the
embark upon
increased and
of money de
payers. Th
State House i
fectly safe st4
needs of the I
removal of th
tion of a n
,many times
given out
'They know
ings will be
rxfter the local
that there wil
penditures n
the demand
,.come from th
from a few
benefitted by
'They know
have to be
with no retu.
for the incre
That Talla
cessible and
has here-ad
for the condo
,cannot be ref
of those inte
meous state<
whole, should
the heavy bu
the removal
the purpose
at the sacrifi
terests just
sought to be
not even a
for the remo,
great expen
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of Florida are show-
Idly -every day that
e magnitute and im-
issue involved in the
question to be voted
c.ber primaries. They
to depart from their
rvatism and econom-
e of public money.
Ailing to abandon the
building and grounds
d occupied by the
t of government and
n uncertain career of
multiplied expenditure
ived from tb tax
know the present
a substantial and per
cture, adequate to the
tate. They know thi
Capital and the erec

w building will cos
he estimated figure
interested parties
e cost of new build
ft to the Legislature
on has been fixed, and
be no limit to the ex
r safeguards against
themes. They know
)r removal does no
people at large bu
ho will be directly
moval to their midst
is large expense wil
e by the tax-payers
or advantage to there
of taxes.
ssee is sufficiently ac
at 'the State already
uate accommodation
ict of public business
ted by mere assertion
.ted in making error
ats.' The people, as
not be required to bea
3en to be assumed i
f the State Capital f<
benefitting one tow
e of property and i
s important as tho
enhanced by immen
f'public money, whe
ausible reason is giv
al and the conseque
It is safe to say t
emain where it is un

4- .
4. p

A' on which it was reported that 55 per
t cent. had been paid and on which an
t additional dividend of 15 per cent
Y might be expected."
Known that Mr. Clark (and the Cam-
paign Committee) intended t<
m make a large contribution to th(
National Committee our strictures
would have been quite differently
y laid. That information would hav4
is apprised us as to where the money
i was going, and we could only have
s questioned the propriety of forcing
o- funds from Florida candidates, wh(
a are, if successful, poorly paid a
ar best, against their will.
in As before stated we do not wan
or to stir up.strife n the party ranks a
n a time when nothing is to be gained
n" and unity is most needed. Our onl
ee object was to. force an explanation
se for the seemingly' unnecessarily
en heavy assessments. That end has ir
en a measure been accomplished, an,
nt whether satisfactory to our reader
he or not. we must bide by it unt
t-l the fnIrLh rpn rt.Y:b ^. :_, *_ ;


Cupid's work is done when the baby
comes. The soft, little, clinging, helpless
mite is the crown of love. Its coming
marks the completion of Cupid's
object Cupid brings two p
loving souls together-the C--'
baby holds them together.
A woman is never so
womanly, so beautiful, so
happy as when she is a
mother. Yet motherhood ff
is denied to some women e
and feared by others. -
The fear of motherhood is rapidly passing
away and nothing has done so much to
drive it away as the record of Dr. Pierce's
Favorite Prescription.
Dr. Pierce has held that danger and pain
at the time of parturition were really-un-
necessary and unnatural, and thit if every
woman were healthy ancd strong as Nature
meant her to be this function would be per-
formed painlessly and safely. The abuse
of centuriefof corsets-of health destroy-
-i inactivity--ofje-
fL Have made it impos-
sible for some women
to fully return to the
Perfect hbealthfulness
Sof a natural state but
Every woman maybe
helped to a large de-
gree. The organs di-
rectly involved may
be strengthened,- pn-
Srified, invited for
Sthe time of trial and
fnr thift n a. & lk

Ulmtor ad Proprieso.

idntial Elector
B&ARRS of Duval,
ARbD., of Becambia,
,IR, of Gads"den,
LLIAS.of DeSoto.
r HARRIS, of Monroe,
BURN, of Putnam,
Bs, of Sumter.
CAMPBELL, of Walton.
ite Ticket.
the Sumpreme Court.
retary of State.
t of Public Instruction.
er of Agriculture.

ty Ticket.
bers Legislature.
Circuit o(urt.
unty Judge.
ent Public Instruction.
r Sheriff.
nty Tr-easur#mr.
ax Asessor.
ax Collector.
nty Surveyor.
rs School Board.

ing being done against Tallahapsee in
the Capital removal contest. The
cat in questions was aft absolutely
correct photo of the Capitol building
as truly represented as the photog-
rapher's camera is capable of mak-
ifig it. It was not changed one ioto,
in any manner whatever. The East
Floridian is welcome to all the glory
of "fathering" such statements.

In another column of this issue
will be found a letter from Hon.
Frank Clark, in which he seeks, and
doubtless accomplishes--in his own
estimation-the annihilatfou, figura-
tively speaking, of the editor of the
TALLAHASSEEAN. The effect might
have been more perceptible had he
not resorted to subterfuge instead of
making a plain statement, such as
was asked for.
We, and all the people, understand
that two voting places are necessary
to carry out the convention's instruc-
tions, but in all other respects we
see no reason for laying particular
stress upon the two campaign feat-
ure. Certainly the expenses of one
or the other could--economically
directed-be greatly diminished by
reason of the other at the same time
and place.
We have done some figuring, and
to save us, we have been unable to
find a necessity for more than 84,000
(in round numbers), -allowing mile-
age and per diem for the inspectors,
return of poll lists, boxes, etc., and
an outside figure for all items conse-
quent to a primary in this section of
the State. However, further refer-
ence to this matter now can accom-
plish no good (as the chairman has,
by implication at least, refused a de-
tailed statement at this time) and
we have no desire to create strife
in the party by a fruitless contro-
versy. .
The insinuation that the former
State Committee went begging to
the railroads and the National
r Committee, is certainly rich. We are
r informed, however, by a member of
the 1896 committee that 82,000 were
received from the National Commit-
tee, *1,000 spent in a perfectly le-
I gitimate way, (*500 being given
1 each of the two Congressional
I Committees), and the remainder
f -deposited in a Jacksonville bank
e (which failed) and papers show-
- ing same turned over to the present
t committee. This is further shown
- by the following from the Times-
e Union and Citizen of August 1st:
e "The Secretary (of the State Conm-
- mittee) reported the receipt from J.
t D. Beggs, Treasurer of the preceding
s Executive Committee, of the funds
. remaining unexpended from that
- Committee. This was in the form
e of a check for 8495.28 and a certify.
d cate of deposit in a defunct bank,
- which is now in the hands of a re.
t ceiver, for a total sum-of 81,057.11

Among the mass of misstatements
of facts made by the hired advo-
cates of the Jacksonville Capital As-
sociation is the one that the bill to
remove the Capital Qnly failed by
two votes of passing thie last session
of the Legislature. The true facts
are, that the bill never reached the
Senate at all, and; it was weV-
known. that it could mnot have com-
manded a majority in that -body,
much less the required three-fifths.

If the Capital had' been at Jack-
sonville during the epidemic twelve
years ago were wold public busi-
ness have been ? In his connection,
Dr. Porter's report of last xear, (page
236), shows the dea(h rate for that
year in Duval county to have been
32.57. Leon county same year 7.09.
The same report shows (page 232)
death rate for five. years-Duval
29.74-Leon 4.01. This speaks vol-
umes for Tallahassee. .

Mr. D. B. Meginnisa, of this city,
who is now in New York, writes
"Uncle Tom" Costa' that he was
there about this time in 1896 and
found no enthusiasm for the Demo-
cratic nominee, W. J. Bryan. But
it is different now-Bryan banners
are everywhere in evidence, and the
enthusiasm for the great paqy lead-
ers everywhere manifest.

Galveston is storm swept and hun-
dreds of her peoplesare said to be in
a destitute condition. It is estimated
that five hundred lives were lost by
drowning. From all sections of the
. ..P^,t- s ..Aca v a. m: m *.nA fsl

the source from which funds come
is by no means an indication of
economic distribution. The distri-
bution itself, and the amount thereof
is better evidence on that score.
"The strongest argument against
removal is that it would cost the tax-
-payers of Florida a million dollars-
Now, let as examine this argument by
probing it with a few questions.
First is a new Capital building nec-
essary? lor an answer we will quote
from; the Weekly TALLAIIASSE AX in
its issue of August 30th. In com-
menting upon lion. Frank Clark's
DeLAnd speech, favoring the removal
of the Capital to Jacksonville, the
TAL.AIIASSEEAN says: 'It (the Cap-
itol building) may be far from ade-
quate for the accommodation of the
SLate's officials, and the storage of
the State's valuable records.' Here
we have the testimony of a gentle-
man against his own interest, to thb
effect that a new Capitol building is
a necessity. Shall we reject such
testimony? Certainly not."
The above from the Indian River
Advocate is certainly very staitlirg,
to say the least. The readers of the
IAI.LAIIASSEEAN will readily under-'
stand that no such statement has
ever been made by us, and when the
opposition resorts to misquoting this
paper on the subject of Capital re-
moval they are certainly hard up for
The language above attributed to
us is extracted from an editorial
quoted from the Savannah Morning
News which, as a whole, was very
creditable to Tallahassee. It was
never intended to convey the dis-
torted idea it is made to subserve
here. This would have been shown
by quoting enough of the article to
_get its meaning, but that does not
suit Capital removalists. Like drown-
ing men, they catch at straws.

money, and even offend Mr. P. A.
Holt, chairman of .he campaign
committee, to mortg tge the only
piece of property I twn, give my
notes for the amount or pay a cer-,
tain amount out of ay salary each
month, but'none of thete propositions
met with favor. Sine} the action of
the Committee on Saturday, kind
friends interested themselves in my
behalf, and it was male possible for
me to offer the amount I was assessed
to Mr. Holt this morning. This I
did, but the tender of the money was
Here we have an illustration of the
proposition announced only it comes
from an unexpected ;and different
source. It is a case o( a creature set
up by the Democratic 4ecple through
their delegated authority, wresting
from them the right t say who shall
be their candidates anl foisting upon
them another who coal'd not win in
an open contest, but happens to pos-
sesss more of this Worlds goods.
Such may also be the cage in many
instances in the State campaign.

Contrast the follo"-ing from a
Jacksonville publicatibn-
"The TALLAIIASSEjA- feeds the
flame of its despairing vrath with the
fuel of abuse ands vituperation
launched at JacksonviUe and every-
thing pertaining to it.'"
with this from the Gaiiesville Sun, a
strong competitor for. Capital hon-
ors- "
"Tallahassee, so far is we have ob-
served, is making a fair. square fight
for the retention of the Capital inl
that city. For this her citizens are
to bq commended."'
bearing in mind, of course, that both
publications refer to tlie campaign as
conducted through thi paper.

A Chinese Story.
M Monnier, the weil uGnwn French
traveler, vouches for tfie truth
of e following .stry 6f how his
frid Hop siliag, a ria veied oriental
andan of means and refinement, was
on e occasion sorely viciimized. Hop
Si lived In the street of the roasted
corn as unsavory and as ill paved a
as any in all Peking. The local
mInA Rrin was an Intimate friend of
his, Hop Sing availed himself of
this endship to press the mandarin
to he the street repaired. Certainly.
At The men would be at work
on before Hop sing had returned
horn A week passed, then another
visit and so on, until. In despair, Hop
Si determine~ to have the street re-
pair at his own expense. The work
was tisfactorily completed.
--TI surprise of Hop Sing was only
eqt ed by his indignation when. on
awa ing one moruing, he found a gang,
of es upheaving the newly flagged
str His surprise grew when he
hea from the mandarin's own lips
tha e men were there at his orders.
"*i u see, my dear friend." said the
man An, "I am expecting the head
ins- actor round here in a few days.
Now if he wt:re to see the beautiful
pav' ent you have laid down in your
st he would come to the conclusion
that there wns ni.'ney about. and he
woe assuredly 1l~-ed every vein In
my y. This would mean my ruin.
Do you see why your pavement
real ntust come up? It cost me one
fort ae to secure my post. I don't
wa. to spend another in keeping It."

T The Tavernier PearL .
Tpe largest price ever asked and paid
for. single pearl was ..550.000, w which
wa the value of the great Tavernier
pea It is the largest and most per-
fect gem of its kind known. It is
exa tly two inches in length and oval




Mill Assist in Learning Pacts.
this issue will be found an kr-
mnder the head of* Faets About,
capitol Building from the TAL-
SEEAN, which should receive
ireful attention and study of all
rp. From the statements con-
1 in the Jacksonville Capital
)val Association's appeal, it
I teem to be the imperative duty
ery citizen to put his shoulder to
bheel-or the Capitol-and as-
n the removal. But the consid-
m of these "facts" will materially
the voters of Brevard county in
ing at a conclusion as to what is
duty in this matter. The News
pleasure in giving the people a
e to know the other side of this
ion.-Cocoa and Rockledge




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Last week we -referred to the high
handed way in which the Campaign
Committee, presided over by the
lion. Frank Clark, is precluding the
possibility of a poor man running for
a State office at the November pri-
mary, and this week a case has come
under our observation which illus-
trates so fully these extravagant
ideas that we quote at length
from it. In a letter dated 10th
insist published in the T.-U. & C.,
Harry Hartley, the nominee of
the Duval County Convention
for Clerk of the Criminal Court of
Record, says:
'At a meeting of the Executive
Committee a resolution was adopted
requiring candidates to pay their as-
sessments by August 15, 1900, or
their failure to pay would be consid-
ered. as a resignation. "It was my
failure to pay the assessment that has
been considered and given out by the
committee as my resignation, they
having received no written or verbal
statement from me that I desired to
withdraw from the ticket. I repeat, I
did not resign, nor have I ever had
the slightest idea of doing so.
"I made an effort to secure the

In summing up the facts relative to
Capital removal, the Sowannee Dem-
ocrat says: "The only thing against
her is the statement that the build-
ings are going into decay and are
absolutely dangerous to life
and unsafe for the keeping of the
records." And this statement is ab-
solutely without foundation. There
is not a more substantial building in
all the State. This fact is recognized
and the State is given; its benefits by
the insurance companies-people who
do not accept statements but investi-
(gate such matters.







Notice is heteby -Kivera that in order t
insure publication in the coet week'
issue all matter must reach us
Wednesday night before the day of
location, which is Thursday. When it I
impossible to get them in earlier,
ads -will be received until ,9 o'
Thursday morning. After that
nothing will be accepted. Parties
avoid-trouble by bearing this in mind,
for the rule-W positively be enforced
all cases. tf
The Dentist. Dr. R. A. Shine.
Cotton is quoted today at 104 to 10g.
Miss Sue Archer has returned from na
three weeks sojourn at St. Tereaa.
Mr. Harry Dozier has returned from
a visit of a week al Jacksonville.
Mr. apd Mrs. L. R. Warren and Master
Willie, of Braidentown, are in the city.
Miss Carrie Edwards is bacl from a
visit to her home at Lloyds.
To prevent constipation quickly cure
throat and lung troubles with One-Min-
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Rev. Dr. Carter has gone to Daytona
for a short visit.
Mrs. Moses Taylor is expected to ar-
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mother, Mrs. Barrington.
Mrs. R. W. Williams has returned from
a two weeks visit with her daughter,
Mrs. A. M. Williamson, of Jacksonville.
The most dainty and effective, pills
made are DeWitt's Little Early Risers.
They are unequaled for all liver-and
bowel troubles. Never gripe. All Deal-
ers. r
Mrs. M. J. Davis, of Tampa, was the
guest of Mrs. John A. Henderson during,
the past week.
Mr. John Hernandez. of Fernandina, is
visiting relatives here.
Hon. F. T. Myers, MArs. Myers and
young Master Blount returned from
Panacea Monday.
Yon can spell it cough, coff, caugh,
kauf, kaff. koulfh, or kaugh, but the
only harniless remedy that quickly cures
it is One Minute Cough Cure. All Deal-
i Miss Marie Myers returned home from
Pablo Monday, where she has been visit-
ing her friend, Miss Mazie Cox.
Capt. L. M. Lively made a short visit to
Greenville, S. C., last week for the bene-
fit of his health.
DeWitt's Little Early Risers are
0 prompt, palatable, pleasant, 'powerful,
purifying little pills.- All Dealers.
Mr. W. N. Sheats, Jr., leaves for Ath-
ens, Ga., Saturday to attend the Univer-
3 sity of Georgia.
Mr. H. V. R. Schrader went over to
Thoniasville Sunday on a short business
Miss Fenton Davis accompanied Mr.
F. C. Gilmore back to Apalach:cola
Miss Sarah and Master Raney have gone
for a month's stay in the North Carolina
Whea-you-want- pleasant physic try
the new remedy, Chamberlain's Stomach
and Liver Tablets. They are easy to
take and pleasant in effect. Price, 25
cents. Samples free at Wight & Bro,'a
Drug Store.
1 Mr. J. L. Hayes, electrician for the
Tallabassee Telephone Co., went over to
Apalachicola last week on business.
Rumor says that there is to be a tele-
phone exchange put in at that place.
Mr. H. W. Demilly, principal of the
county high school, Leon Academy, re-
turned home last week from Kissimmee,
where he has been conducting a Summer
Training School for Teachers.
The emergency bags sent by a church
society to Kansas soldiers in the Philip-
*- pines contained among the necessities a
box of DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve, the
well known cure for piles, injuries and
skin diseases. The ladies took care to
obtain the original DeWitt's Witch Ha-
S zel Salve. knowing that all the counter-

feits are worthless. Al Dealers.
Professor Albert A. Murphree, princi-
pal of West Florida Seminary, wife and
children, returned Friday last from a
very pleasant stay in the mountains of
Tennessee. The Professor says that the
prospects are very bright for an increased
attendance this session at the West Flor-
ida Seminary. -
. Large sun spots, astronomers say,
caused the extreme heat this summer,
and doctors declare nearly all the pros-
trations were induced by disorders of the
stomach. Good health follows good di-
gestion. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure digests
what you eat. If you have indigestion
or dyspepsia it will quickly relieve and
permanently cure you. All Dealers.
SAn alarm of fire was sent in Monday
morning about 7:30 a. m. It proved to
be the small barn of Mrs. Wallace out-
side the city limits, on College:Hill. The
cause of the fire is unknown, but is sup-
posed to have been caused by rata. The
building was entirely destroyed, together
with over one hundred bushels of corn
and same amount of oats. The lows
amounts to about $500, with no inun-
oance. "e )
Allen Halverson of West Prairie, Wi.,
Pays: "people come, ten miles to buy
Foley's Kidney Cure," while J. A. Spero
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ifr. w.- a. Mw, iuenut. tmone No.
f. 48.10t
Mr. Charlie Head went- to St. Teresa
last week for a few day's outing:
Mr. John 8. Winthrop is up from St.
Teresa this week.
Frequently Protracted Cortipamon
causes Inflammation of the BUwels.
Remedy-use Dr. M. A. Simmons Liver
Mr. Attaway McKinnon, a cotton
buyer from Marianna, is in the city this
. Mr. Ben. J. Bond. of Lloyds, is in the
city, back at his old stand during the ab-
sence of Mr. Wight.
Hon. E. M. Hopkins and Mr. W. T.
Damon went down to the Lighthouse and
Panacea on a fishing trip last week.
To eat with Appetite. Digest with
Comfort and Sleep with Tr=nquality,
take a dgee of Dr. M. A. Simmons Liver
Medicine occasionally.
Mr. T. H. Hall was in the city this
week and returned to Panacea Tuesday.
Mrs. Wm. B. Schrader, of Attapulgus.
Ga., was in the city this week, paying
Mrs. H. V. R. Schrader a visit.
Mrs. S. P. Rozear went on a visit to
friends iff Glory, (Madison county) last
week, returning home Sunday.
The unhappy mortal whose Liver is in-
active is miserable without apparent
cause. Dr. M. A. Simmons-Liver Medi-
cine makes life worth living.
"Safe bind, safe find." Fortify your-
Ilf by raking Hood's Sarsaparilla now
and be sure 6f good health for months
o come.
Mr. Jas. P. S. Houstoun left last week
for Dunedin, where his family is so-
journing on a visit-to Mrs. H's parents.
I Mr. William P. Phillips has returned
from a month'a visit to friends in Ten-
Sick Headache is the bane of many
|iyes, Dr. M. A. Simmons Liver Medi-
ine cures and prevents this annoying
complaint .
Mrs. W. F. Yarborough and son, of
iccosukie, left on Thursday last for St.
Miss Adele Girard left on Saturday for
,ew York. She will be gqne about three
weeks and will purchase her fall and
winter stock of millinery.
Captain R. A. Shine is spending a short
,vacation at St. Teresa. He will return
Ihe latter part of this week.
SMrs. W. R. Taylor gave an impromptu
mnusicale to her guest, Mrs. Witliams, of
?cala, Monday evening. Mrs. Williams
returned home Tuesday.
L. P. Weeks, Louisville, Ga., writes:
| regardiDr. M. A. Simmons Liver Medi-
ine the best remedy in the market for
river Complaints and Indigestion.
ilin's and Black Draught I consider
ot so good. We used all three.
| Hon. H. C. Crawford returned Thurs-
y last trom a short trip to Bainbridge.
Mr. J. L. Hall, a prominent stock
iser and merchant of Wakulla, was in
e city yesterday and dropped in on the
ATsJaSa seAN for a few minutes.
Have you a sense of fullness in the re-
ion of your stomach after eating? It so
ou will be benefited by using Chamber-
aiu's Stomach and Liver Tablets. They
so cure belching and sour stomach.
hev regulate the bowels too. Price, 25
ents. Sold by Wight & Bro.
SHon. Geo. P. Raney, Chairman of the
jirst Congressional District Convention.,
as certified the nomination of Hon. S.
. Sparkman to the Secretary of State
he Democratic' nominee for Con-

SThe Supreme court convened at 10 a.
. Tuesday. September 10-with all the
justices in attendance. Messrs. Jeffer-
n VYarn, of Bartow, Geo. C. Biddell,
SJacksonville, and Hon. F. T. Myers,
Sthis city, were in attendance arguing
ues before the court.
Agood many consumtives would be
e cred and the worst cases confronted

STd relieved by using Foley's Honey
d Tar. Sulgest it to those afflicted.
ud should do this as a friend. Wight
A Choice Selection of the Latest Styles
i Walking Hats and School Hats, just
ived by Miss Adele Gerard. I It
Min Annie Ames will open her school
Monday, Oct. 1st. 29-3t
resh lot Cucumber Pickle and fine
s eet mixed pickle, at the Racket Gro-

Howard Gamble will open a se-
t school for children between the ages
5 and 12 years on October 1st. Tui-
t $2.00 per month in advance. 28 4t
want to buy. a good combination
S and buggy horse. Must not be
than eight years "old, and cheap.
on or address, John C. Trice, Tal-
office, TaJlahI se. Fla. 2t.

pere is Money!


ar Price.

Prices elsewhere.

.... Castoria.........35c
.... Compound Celery.... 1.00
... Liver Medicine ..... .25c
i IT--- On+, % T


Has sold you the best Seed on the
market for nearly twenty years. Re-
member the old reliable

Schrader's Drug and Seed Store.

The Kyle Hay Press for sale, at Yae-
per's. In the reach of every farmer.
Ralton HBralth Club Flour, Breakfast
Food and Barclay Food, at Randolph &
Collins' Grocery & Drug Co. has a
complete stock of drugs and chemicals,
a competent pharmacist to prepare same,
and can save you money if you call on
HARNESS, at Gilmore & Davis Co.
Loaded Shells for bats at Yeager's.
Go to Ball. Demilly & Co.'s for the be st
saddle in the town, for the price. 28-2t
Cheap for cash at T. J. Roberts', on
Adams street, corn, oats, hay, bran,
cooked cow feed, flour in barrel and half
barrels. Besides this you will always
find a choice line of groceries, cheap.
Capital Tailoring Companyv.

Douglass' Chill and
Fever Tonic.....
Cures for 2.5 cents.
be had only at -

It can




A large and complete line of La-
dies, Misses' and Children's Shoes
for Spring and Summer wear. Also
everything in

Gent's Furnishings,

Umbrellas, Etc.

For sale at low prices, at

Now is the time to make your selec-
tions-Ball, Demilly & Co. are now re-
ceiving their fall and winter stock of
dress goods, and invite you to look at
them before making your purchase else-
where. 28-2t

Huyler's Candies

Fresh !

Fresh !!

a a m



or sale by'





H rdware

And everything in
n our line..
2 .


Fall opening of new goods, at Sweet-
Parties desiring to have hay baled will
call on or write J. G. Collins. New, lat-
est improved machine. Will go to your
place and do work reasonable. 20-tf
Cane Mills and Sugar Kettles for sale
at lowest prices, by L. C. Yaeger.
If you want to get the worth of your
hard earned dollar, trade at the Racket

Who has been in your town on several
previous occasions. He will have with
him three hundred styles of Woolens in
large pieces, which comprise the newest
Novelties and Up-To-Date Styles. He
would be pleased to have you call and
talk over the Styles in Dress for the com-
mg season at
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Sept.
27, 28 and 29.
Don't send off for anything. Go and
consult Sweeting.
Go to Collins' Grocery & Drug Co. to
get your paints and alabastines, of best
quality. Being sold below cost.
2500 tooth picks for 5c at the Racket
The best place in town to buy Wagons,
Buggies and Harness is at the well
known Hardware House of L..C. Yae-
Capital Tailoring Company.
Kalarion Is Endorsed by the best Physicians
and guaranteed to cure Chills, Fever and
Ague. All druggists or from Moffit-
West Drug Co., St. Louis.
"I had a running sore on my leg for
seven years." writes Mrs. Jas. Forest of
Cheppewa Falls. Wis., "and Epent hun-
dreds of-dollara in trying to get it heal-
ed. Two boxes of Banner Salve entirely
cured it" Wight & Bro.
The Third Session of the Kindergarten
School will open 9 a. m. Monday. Gcto-
ber 1, 1900. For further information,
-al at Kindergarten, or address Miss
Emma Child, Box 307. 28-4t
To the Deaf.
A ribh lady, cpred 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 Nicbolson
Institute, 780 Eighth Avenue, New
York. 14-1y

Clothes Repaired.
We do all kinds of tailoring to order,
repair or alteration work, cleaning,
pressing, dye work, in fact anything
that can be done to a" garment. We
do fine tailoring work ourselves, also
carry fine lines of tailoring at low pri-
ces. We will make up all kinds of gar-
ments from any material yo% desire in
the way of new clothes, or-we will re-
r your old ones stsfetorily, :a you
like. Weextend the sphere of oar use-
fulness to the community, thus showing
our appreciation of the unlimited pep.
ronage given us.
Yours for business,
Successors to Freeland's Clothing Agen-
cy, next to the express office.
Don't forget that everything needed
for the holiday trade can be found at

We are selling the Tampa Smoker 5c
cigars 3 for 10c, try them, Racket Gro-
When you want Loaded Shells don't
.forget that Yaeger keeps them-all sizes.
To the Public.
Mr. R. L. Collins wishes to inform the
public that he has the old prescription
files of MrM. Lively and also those of
his successor in business, Mr. A. M.
Carlisle. and can fill all prescriptions
promptly and accurately from same.
Use- "Lincon's Chill and Fever
Tonic," the guaranteed cure, for
sale only by Wight/ d Bro, Drug-
Do you know that Swreeting carries a
full stock of musical instruments? Go
and see him.
Every One
is interested in' house building, and we
keep on hand EVERYTHING that goes
into the construction of a house.
To Cure Constipation Forever.
Take Cascarets Candy Cathartic. lOc
or 25c. If C. C. C. fail to cure, drug-
gists refund Shoney.



Just received,
at the .

Tallahassee Drug Co.

Some special drives in Stylish, Up to-
Dateox Paper.

You Reap What You Sow
in the variety, quality and quantity of
your garden and farm produce. and
our choice garden and flower seeds will
be sure to give results that will gratify
and please you. by their size and de-
liciousness. We have all kinds of gar-
den seeds, but only one quality, and
that is the best. Grown by Robt.
Buist &Co. Fresh this week.
HARNESS, at Gilmore & Davis Co.


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Are the best and

run easiest.
To THE DEAF.-A rich lady, jared of
her Deafnpes and Noises in the ead by
Dr. Nichoison's Artificial Ear Droms,
gave $10,0&0 to his Institute, so t t deaf
people unable to procure the Ea Drums
may have them free. Address cg. 1174,
The Institute, 780 Eighth Avenui, New














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cm g

A fresh lot of elegant crisp $rac u,
all varieties packages addbui J"tin
-atT. R. Byrd's.
M. T. Joiner, at T. J. Robes'ew,
.-ent for Singer Sewing Machige. ap
plies ordered and Old Marmhines.kal M
exchange. ; -ina
Take Lincon's Liver Pills t
Cleanse the s8istem of all m ra--
for sale only by Wight jBro.,
R. L. Collins is selling Elawke'/glasses
at $1.00 per pair. Elsewhere thly cost
you $2.00 for the same identical ilasms.
Educate Your Bowels With Ca.crets.
Candy Cathartic, cure consipation
forever. lOc. 25c. If C. C. fai
druggists refund money.
Before buying you Dry
Coods, Pants, Shoes, 6irts,
Hats, Croceries and other
goods, try Boxhorn's Bar-
gain House. "
Look out for a nice lot of freax Cali-
fornia fruits, at T. B. Byrd's Ttmrsday
or Friday.
FOR SALE-150 bales straw y and
350 bushels feed oats. Leave o ers at
this office or direct J. G. Collns Talla-
hassee, Fla.
A car load of fresh hay has jtit been
received at T. J. Roberts' store Will
be sold cheap for cash.



Pqnacea Mideral Springs Hotel,
j EDWIN P, DUKE, Proprietor.

Rates, $1.50 perlfday; $8.00 per week; $25.00
to $30.00 per month.
lSpecial ratos will be givrn families or parties.
tlaLk meets all trains at Sopchoppy Station on Carrabelle, Talla-
hassea and Georgia R dlroal.
Eicyrsion Rates.
The above road is now 1Aving the following low round trip rates
from Tallahassee: Good to return from Saturday until Monday, 1.25;
good for ten days, $2.00; eo l until September, $V.50.
All 4dern Conveniences.
The hotel has just be4i enlarged, new mineral and salt -water
pools built; hot acd cold waoer in all rooms; baths also given in hotel;
billiard and pool rooms: shule board, and in fact all modern conve-
niences. Post office in hctel building. Telephone connection with
telegraph office. Dily mafs, etc. Cuisine the best.
For further information~ address
S EDWIN F. DUKE, Proprietor,
Panacea. Fla.

Tallahassee Indertaking Company,
S. P. ROZEAR,- Proprietor.
One door east of M nro's Store, under Opera House.
4 *

Keeps in stock all grades of Undertaking Supplies, and guarantees satis-
faction. A portion of your patronage is solicited, and all orders will receive
promp attention. "

.Real Estate Agency,


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sa, Postmaster. Telll How
Sparrow Sprangs the :Idea
Ow and How Linkh BlWlnsa
to Deathblow.
Iht, 1900. by C. B. Lewis.]
bout a week before last
day that Horatio Sparrow
the postoffiee looking as If he
in ohis mind, and ad soon
the chance he whispered to

ay nuthin to a living. soul,
I'm coming around here to-
shake the town of J1richo
er to circumference." i
t way?" said L
rou mind. pap. You jest git
feel the airth tremble, and
morning you kin put $2t00
e on your house and lot:"
is a man who never gits ex-
n he wakes up and finds a
garden, and I felt quite sure
thin big on hand. He must
about 50 other people what
e, as there was a big crowd
stoffice at 7 o'clock in the
nd all expected to hear big
acon Spooner took charge of
usual, and as the crowd got
he said.
aderstood, feller citizens, that
sparrow Is goin to launch a
>lt here tonight, and it is with

iaz ordinary interest that I
meeting to order. Stand out,
and let's hear all about IL"
o stood out. He looked pale,
ruinedd. He'd bin thinkin fur
of what he was goin to say,
started off as smooth as grease.
Arams are beating a wild alarm.
a wavin of flags, a marching
and a wallin of women and
. War to upon the land. The
a nation is at stake. It is an
ben men are called upop to give
r lives fur the sake jof prin-
I i

The r ve nations of the world
are th great food consuming nations.
Good well digested gives strength.
If you ot digest all you eat, you need
Kodol yspepsia Cure. It digests what
you You need not diet yourself. It
conta all of the digestants combined
with best known, tonics and recon-
struct es. It will even digest all classes
of fo in a bottle. No other prepara-
tion ill do this. It instantly relieves
and q ck cures all stomach troubles.
All erb.
"*y ohn, but that's flowery lan-
guage exclaimed the deacon as
Hora paused. "If Horatio kin keep
it up r an hour; I'm fur 'lectin him
to th next legislature."
"Th farmer leaves his plow." con-
tnue Horatio."the merchant his store
and e mechanic his bench. They
mare away to find the enemy and
ight 1m and die. Yes; they yield up
their ves that we may live on in
peace and if we forget the sacrifice
we o ht :to wither away like a bur-
dock November."
"G tleman," said the deacon as the
app had subsided, "up to the
p t minit Horatio Sparrow has
Eyes Precede Blindness.
Wl*n the children's eyes are sore look
cut! n't let a simple trouble ruin
or life. Get a bottle of the genu-
ine J n R. Dickey's Old Reliable Eye
Wa and use is at once. It doesn't
hurt sorest es and thb good effect
is a t immediate. The genuine is
alw s enclosed in red carton. At
Wi & Bro.'s Drug Store.
knoc eo the socks off'o Henry Clay as
an tor, and I am proud to know
that ie s a citizen or Jericho. Any-
thin more. Horatio?"
"1 est want to call sour attention to
the et that Jericho has never had a
De ton day parade." rep led the or-
ator "We her never parade and never,
de ted, and I say it's, a burning
e and ought to be rqmedied at



John, but that's a stmiong pint!"
ted the deacon. "Hang me if Ho-
ain't knockin things endways!
ir; we've never had a parade nor
rated any graves, an we ought
; ashamed of ourselves Is it your
estlon that we celebrate the day
year, Horatio?"
'bat's my p'int, deacon."

l aame Hale

and HArAfy Now,"

writes C. B. Hill, of Marshall, Mich.,
"a -living proof of the efficacy of
Dr. Miles' Heart Cure. I have suf-
fered 20 years from heart trouble,,
and became so bad I could not lie
down to sleep. Physicians failed to
help me, and I was advised to try
Dr.Miles' Heart Cure, which benefited'
me from the first. I continued using'
it and now am in perfect health."

Heart Cure
is sold by all drggists on guarantee
first bottle benefits or money back.
Book on heart and nerves sent free.
Dr. Miles Medical Company, Elkharb Ind

Yes, sir' we'll celebrate'The day, and
in order to make It a howlin success
I'll agree to take charge of the parade."
"But I object to that." said Horatio.
"Hevin originated this idea, 1 think it's
fur me to ride on horseback at the
head of the purcession."
There was a painful pause, and theo
Abner Jones, who was in fireman's uni-
form, jumped off the counter and said:
"There shouldn't be no jealousy
about this thing, Horatio would look
purty fine on his spotted horse, and
the deacon would be no slouch in his
cocked hat, but if there's to be any
feeling over it I'll take the job off their
hands. As I'm foreman of the fire com-
pany it comes in my line anyhow."'
"I don't propose to give up my rights
fur nobody," said Horatio.
"And I'm thinking I'm the man to
boss things." added the deacon.
"I don't want to charge anybody
with hevin too much cheek." said
Squar Henshaw. "but it do look a
leetle strange to me to see the way cer-
tain folks want to crowd to the front
on public occasions. If there is a
pureesslon. it's got to be headed by a
man who knows bow to boss things
,and can't be rattled. I bossed the
parade the last time we had a Fourth
of July, and you may remember that
the newspapers said I managed It bet-
ter than any we ever had."
'"I'll allow that the squar did .fairly
well." said Enos Williams as he shut
up his jackknife and got off the sugar
bar'l. "but there are several other folks
in this town of Jericho. For instance.
I'm here myself. When anything has
happened during the last 20 years, I've
bin pushed behind the currant bushes,
as it was, and some one else has car-
ried off the honors. I'm co min to the
front on this occasion or know the
reason why."
"Why. Enos. you don't purtend that
you kin boss a purcession, do you?"
asked the deacon.
"Of course I kin. Why not?"
"It appears to me." said Silas Lap-
ham as he stood out and rubbed his
hands together, "that.we are not work-
In in complete harmony in this matter.
It will be the event of the century.; It
will be known from Maine to Califor-
nia that Jericho has had a Decoration
day, and there will be thousands of
inquiries fur real estate. Let us sacri-
fice any selfish interests as individuals
and work to make the affair a general
"That's powerful good advice." said
the deacon as he rapped on the stove
with his cane-"powerful good. I il-
lus stand ready to sacrifice, and I hope
the rest of you do. Any further p'int.
SS, 5"

"For five weeks I lived on cold water,
so to speak," writes a man who suffered
terribly from indigestion.
He could hardly k3ep anything on his.
stomach. What stayed, wasn't properly
digested and gave him terrible pangs.
This is not an uncommon case. Dys-
peptics don't get enough nourishment.
They are generally thin and weak.
They may eat enough, but they don't
digest enough. Much of what they eat
turns into poison. If this keeps on
there's no telling what disease they may
get next.
That's why it is best to take Shaker
Digestive Cordial, as soon as symptoms
of indigestion appear. --- -
It cures all the evils of indigestion,
and prevents the evils which indigestion
causes. *
Sold by druggists, Price, price 10 cents
to $1.00.

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price of Jericho real estate down to 50
per cent and put our civilizaslun back
50 years let's hear what' Lish Billings
has to say about it."
"What's the question?"' asked Lish.
"About Decoration day.; Shall we
"Decorate what?"
"Why. the soldiers' graves."
"I don't see how you are going to do
it." said Lish as he scratched his ear.
"So fur as I know or hev bin able to
find out, nobody from Jericho ever
went to war. It tharfore follers that
no Jericho man was ever killed. It fol-
lers, ag'in, that you might look the
graveyard over fur a month an() not
find a soldier s grave to decorate.
'Pears to Ine that you'd better git yer
grave fust."'"
Two minits later Lish was the only
man left in the postoffice. It was as
he had said-thar was nuthin to deco-
rate. and all the blowing had bin fur
nuthin. M. QUAD.

Curious Meteorological' Conditions
of the Island of Saghalien.
Saghalien, off the eastern coast of
Siberia. presents a very curious anoin-.
aly of climate. The island is bathed
by two cold ocean currents, and in
winter nothing protects it against the
icy northwest winds coming from Si-
beria. At the sea level the snow falls
continually and stays on the ground
till the end of May, and the seashore is
very cold. Farther Inland, however,
especially as we go higher up. the
climate is modified-just the opposite
to what is observed elsewhere. It has
often been observed in Siberia and in
central Europe that in winter the cold
is greater in the plains and the valleys
and that the highlands have a sensibly
milder temperature; it is as if the
denser cold air accumulated in the low-
The cold air accumulates in the low
regions of the island, and on the coast
the higher regions have a more elevat-
ed temperature. So it happens that the
lower parts have an arctic vegetation,
while the intermediate altitudes have
the vegetation of a temperate zone,
sometimes subtropical. The birch, the
pine, the fir, abound in the low regions
and form often impenetrable forests.
but toward the center of the Island ap-
pear bamboos, hydrangeas, azalias and
other plants that one is greatly sur-
prised to meet, and whose presence
can be explained only by the altogether
abnormal climatic conditions of the
*sland.-Newcastle (Eng.) Chronicle.
~ Hot Springs, Ark.
is no competition against Lippman's
Great Remedy for the cure of Rheuma-
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 rheumatism was so bad
that he was confined to his bed for
months. Physicians advised Hot Springs,
Ark., and Mineral Wells, Texas, at which
place he spent seven weeks in vain, with
knees so badly swollen.that his tortures
were beyond endurance. P. P. P. made
the cure and 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.
What Ruasia Is Like.
In Russia everything is large, and
everything is loud. Moscow is like an
immense village, and everything in it
is built broad, not high, because there
is so much space to cover. The public
squares, unpaved and surrounded by a
little rim of cobbles, are as big as
meadows. The arcades and passages,
with their cellars below, their shops
above, their glass roofs. nae so enor-
mous that they could hold tae Passage
des Panoramas and the Burlington
Arcade and the galleries at Milan with-
out filling more than a corner of them.
Colors shriek and flame; the Mus-
covite eyes sees only by emphasis and
by contrast; red is completed either by
another red or by a bright blue. There
are no shades, no reticencess, no mod-
ulations. The restaurants are filled
with the din of vast mechanical or-
gans, with drums and cymbals; a great
bell clashes against a chain on all the
trams to clear the road; the music
which one hears is a ferocity of brass.
The masons who build the houses
build in top boots, red shirts and pink
trousers; the houses are painted red
or green or blue; the churches are like
the temples of- savage idols, tortured
into every unnatural shape and colored
with glaring color. Baire feet, osier
sandals and legs swathed in rags pass
to and fro anmong the top boots-of the
middle classes, the patent leather boots
of the upper classes, like the inner
savagery of a race still so near barbar-
ism, made evident in that survival of
the footgear of primitive races.-Satur-
day Review.

The 8enate's Hole la the Wall.
When the .nineteenth century was as
yet only half grown, senators applied
customarily tor their toddles at the so

called.Holhe Wall. a small circu-
lar room just off the postoffice of the up-
per house. The latter body, as will be.
remembered, then occupied what is
now the chamber of the supreme dourt,
and the postoffice was across the main
corridor of the building on the same
floor. When a wearer of the toga

The BF 4Juft


I many respJts Scrofula and Copswnption are alike; they develop from the same gen- Nal -
f I eral causes, both hereditary and dependent upon an impure and im- f
povished blood su ply. In consumption the disease fastens itself upon
the lungs; in crula the glands of the neck and throat swell ant suppurate, causing ugly running
the eyes are inflae and weak; there is an almost continual discharge from the ears, the limbs
-' ~ bones ache, and white swelling is frequently a result, causing the diseased bones to work puth'
the skin, producing indescribable pain and suffering. Cutting away a sore or diseased gland does
-a good; the blood i' poisoned. The old scrofulous taint which has probably come down though seven
generations has pellhted every drop of blood.
S.. Scrofula requires vigorous, persistent treatment. The blood must be brought back o a health
condition before he terrible disease can be stopped in its work of destruction. Mercury potash
J other poisonous itinerals usually given in such cakes do more harm than good; they ruin 4ie digeaa
and leave the system in a worse condition than before.
S. S. S. is the only medicine that caa reach deep-seated blood troubles like Scrofula. It goes down to the very roots
the disease and forces every vestige of ooison out of the blood. S. S. S. is the only purely vegetable blood pu ifier kno 2
The roots and herbs from which it is madt contain wonderful blood purifying properties, which no poison, however powerful, ct
Song resist. S. S. S. stimulates and purifies the blood, increases
SA V"EE C REN appetite, aids the digestion and restores health and strength to the
Senfeebled body. If you have reason to think you have Scrofula, aq
your child has inherited any blood taint, ( n't wait for it to develop, but begin at once the use of S. S. S. It is a fine tonic and the
best blood purified and blood builder k wn, as it contains no poisonous minerals. S. S. S. is pre-eminently 4 remedy fo

ui(ldren. -
When my tdughtf-r was an infant she had a
stant care of physicians for-more than two vearsJ
We almost despaired of her life. A few bottles o
go direct to the cause, f the trouble. I do not beli
which are beyond th power of other so-called b
Our medical department is in charj
Scrofula and othe blood diseases a life st
you are interested n. Your letter
no charge.whate r for this.


Sugar I. th llnu:an System.
Sugar is a sulrstance that dissolve,
easily and in consider-blde quantity .l
water. When in stui;tion it easily pass
es through ani:tils membrane b1)
osmosis, and sa the question of itW
absorption see,: ed simple enough
The disease diabetes showed, how
ever, that sug4r' might exist ver\
plentifully in the blood and yle the nu
t:rition of an individual suffer ver3
much for the lack of it. Something'
else besides its mere presence In thM
system was necessary to secure ItC
consumption by' the tissues.
Bernard thought that the liver wa
active in the consumption of sugar anm
that disease of this organ caused dii
betes. He therefore secured some o
the blood going 'to the liver of a livin
animal and some of the blood that wat
just leaving it. To his surprise, th
blood leaving the liver contained mor
sugar than that entering it.
After assuring himself that his ol
servations were correct, he tried hi
experiments in different ways. H!~
found that even in the blood leaving
the liver of an animal that had beela
fed only on substances containing no
sugar, sugar could be demonstrate(.
Even in a fasting animal the liver i|-
self and the blood leaving it showI 1
the presence of a form of sugar. -"
The only possible conclusion fro
this was that the liver was capable
manufacturing this form of sugar o t
of nonsugar containing material.
even from the blood of a fasting alni-
mal.-Catholic World. t

Convertla the Chinaman. I
When I first met him the Gre.
archimandrite had been 40 years i
Peking. and had never been anywh .e
else except for two caravan journey s
to Russia. Ile was an elderly gent] ?-
man, with a smile like Benjam n
Franklin's. and was famed at the CLi-
nese capital for keeping the best winos
and the best tobacco. lIe was a
bachelor, and today I recall him wwh n
I try to fancy Epicurus in the bo r.
He wore the Chinese pigtail d
clothes to match, and people said; i e
could give Chinese mandarins poil ts
on etiquette. lie gave me, at lea t.
many happy hours, for he talked Wi h
a frankness arid facility rarely unit ,d
in a Russian,, least of all an are i-
One day, fo* instance, I asked m
bluntly how nany converts he h d
made. He answered that he thou) tt
he had made to be taken ai stating this positive y.
When I returipd to China after an n-
terval of 21 ydars, all my inquiries
me to respect h honesty of this R .-
sian. He said furthermore:
"I have bee here 40 years, and M ,r-
haps I have converted one Chinam n.
When mlsslories tell you that t ey
have done m I than that, do not -
lieve them.'-Poultney Bilelow in
North Amertcn Review.

A Cre4 Horse t Battle.
Colonel Ch *les Marshall, who as

aid-de-camp o .General Robert RE.
Lee and who went through the ha
of the war with his chief, told the nl-
lowing amusing story of his e
with a new horse: His old horse d
been shot from under him in the ht
of the previous day, and he had ten
possession of an animal that see ed
to suit the work. In the battle a w
hours later he was riding across a d
in which there-were numerous st
Suddenly te perfQrmance o ed.
The guns roaed and the air was led
with smoke a 4d noise. Before Cog nel
Marshall kn4w what was happen ng
the horse ha< his four feet on on ot
the 'stumps apd was gayly dn in
a circle. In The mean time the 4l g
was increasing, and the situation ras
anything but comfortable, but e
horse kept ol as if he were enjoy t It
"It was n4t until afterward," d
Colonel Mar#hall, "that I found 'the
horse had belonged-to a circus and mad
been trained; to do this act amid the
firing of cannon."
; I

ere caseof Scrofula, for which she was under the con-
She was worse at the end of that time, however, and
i Swift's Specific cured her completely, as it seemed to
v.- it has an equal for stubox>rn csestof lulo xl diseases
pod remedies. S. I. PROOKS. Monticello, Ga.
e of -experienced physicians who have made
idv.y Write them about your case, or any one
eive prompt and careful attention. We make

She Wa. Sensitive.
"Your face is like an open book,"
sighed Mr. Softleigh to Miss Gooph. ac-
companying the remark with what he
thought was his most winning smile.
"If I had as big a "mouth as y4urs I
would not talk about other people's."
sniffed the young lady as she flounced
out of the room, thus teaching the
young man to cling to the good old, un-
mistakable taffy talk when he de-
sires to be complimentary.-Baltimore
America I

Legal Advertisements.

Notice of Election.

Sunder the Constitution ot f- IS. of the btate
of Florida, did pa-s four Joint resolutions prS
posi.g Amendment*s to the Constitution of the
state of blorida, aiid the same were agrt-ed to by
a vote of three- fifths of all the members elected to
each Hou.-e; that the vote on said Joint Resolu-
tions were entered upon their respective Journals,
with the yeas and nays thereon, and thi-y did de
termine and direct that the said Joint Itesolutiois
be submitted to the electors of the State at the
General Election in November, 1900.
Now, therefore, I. John L, Crawford,. ecre-
retary of tate of the State of Florida, do hereby
give notice that a
will be held in each county in Florida on Tues
day next succeeding the first Monday in Novem-
ber, A. 1. 1)MM), the said Tuesday being the
fqr the ratification or rejection of thle said Joint
Resolutions propubing Aiiitimcints to te C tutiou of the -,tate of Florida, viz.:
That the following aimendinent to the C'onstitu-
tion of the ,Mtale of be and the sanin is
hereby agrecl to and htiall be submitted to the
electors of the Staie at tile Gelieral Election, A.
1). 11MM), for rattiticationi or rejection.
SI ection,4. Article VII, of the constitution of
the State of Florida iL- hereby amended so as to
read as follows:
I.ctlon 4. Where any Senatorial District is
cownl -ed of two or more counties, tile counties of
which ucth district consists, shall not be entirely
separated by any county belonging to another
district. Any new county that may be created.,
shall be entitled to one member in the House of
Repre entatives, in excess of the limit prescri< ed
in Section 2 of this Article until the apportion-
ment following next thereafter, and shall be as-
signed when created to one of tie adjoining Sen-
atorial Disliets as snall be determnied by yhe

That the following Amejndment to the Consti-
tution of the State of Florida be and is hiereby
agreed t-), and shall be submitted to the electors
ol thie tate at the General Election to be held on
the first lu-esday after the tir-t Monday in No-
vember, A. D. 11;00, for ratification or rejec-
sectionn 25 of Article III of said Constitution be
and is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
Section 25. The Legislature shall provide by
general law for incorporating such educational,
agricultural, mechanical, mining, translorta-
tion. mercantile'ana other useful compani-s or
associations as may be deemed necessary: but it
shall not pas any special law on any such %ub-
ject, and any such special law shall be ot no
elect; Frovided, however, That nothing herein
shall preclude special legislation as to a univer-
sity or the public schools, or as to a ship cimal
across the State.
That the following Amendment to the Codstitu-
tion or the State of Florida be and the same is
hereby agreed to and shall be submitted to the
electors of the State at the General Electioi in
November, A. D. 1900, for ratification or rejec-
Section 5 of Article VIII of the Constitution
shall be and is hereby amended so as to read as
Section 5. Immediately upon the ratification of
this amendment the County Commissioners of the
several counties of this State shall divide their
respective counties into five Commissioner's Dis-
tricts, to be numbered respectively from one to
fiveinclusive, and each district shal be, as nearly
as possible, equal in proportion "to population,
and thereafter there shall be in each of such dis-
-tricts a County Commissioner, who shall be
elected by the qualified electors of safd county,
at the time and place of voting for other county
o&fcers, and shall hold his office for two years.
The powers, duties and compensation of such
County Commissioners shall be prescribed by law;
Provided. That nothing herein shall effect the
terms of Commissioners holding office at the time
of such division; Provided further. That all va-
cancies occurring by limitations of terms, or from
death; resignation or otherwise, before the elec-
tion of 1902, shall be filled by appointment by the
Governor as now provided by law.
That the following Amendment to the Co-sti-
tution of the State of Florida be and 'the same is
hereby agreed to, and shall be submitted to the
electors of the State at the General Election in
November, A. D. 1900, for ratification or rejec-
Section 12 of Article XVI of the Constitution
of the State of Florida Is amended to read u fol-
Section 12. The present seal of the State shall
remain the seal of the State of Florida. The
State Flag shall be of the following proportions
and description: Depth to be three- fourthslength
of fly. The seal of the State of diameter one. third
the fly, in the centre of a white ground. Red
bars, in width one-eighth the length of fly ex
tending from each corner toward the centre to
the outer rim of the seal.
The votes cast in compliance with said proposed
Amendments, and the canvass,. declarations and
returns thereof. shall be subiected to the same

Notice of Applicatiou for Permit th
Sell Liquors, Wines and Beer.
A bby Sied, doing liiinies un, i.ler tl,.nam
of John Slcedi. has filed with the l1eiri rf
County Commisioners of Leon -oait,. in the
State of Florida. her application lfor a "'rmit %
sVll liquors, wines and bi r iIn in-ctii-t I)isujii
No. 1:. of said county and State: thiit s-iuh ap.
plication will be acted on by tlf sai1 IcIoird O
County C'onliii-sioners at'their .ixt nrt-ih
ni-eting, which will lbe held on thi, Ii t Molllay
ini Octob'er, A I).'IIX, at 1)04 o --lk int*
forenoon of said day, and the -ai' li:ar.i hereby
"calls upon any citizen of such Election Di)itr
who may desire to do so, to show can-., if any
there be. at the said next regular meectinriosai
Board. why such permit shall not be granted to
the applicant.
By order of the Board of Couny- Commikionw
of Leon county, Florida.
This the 3d day of September, A.' D. 1MX).
Clerk Board County Commissioners Leon Co.

Made'Under Section 36, Chapter 4116. Law
of Florida,(189T.)
Showing the amount of taxes' charged to th
Tar Collector of Leon county. Florida, to k
collected for the current year 1899, and the
apportionment of the same to the seevn
funds for which -uch taxes have been leviei.
including poll ta. with county school fund.
Total amount charred for taxus 1899..$2. r
Total collected to July 3, 91OO ........ 17,35 a
Balance.............................. Ml636

General revenue........
Ain't paid to July 3, 190C..
Sinking a nd Interest Fund
Ain't paid to July 3, 1910..
Fines and Forfeitures.....
Amin't paid to July 3. JIIJG..
Roads and Brideres........
Am't paid to July 3, 1900.,.
Smounty School Tax ........
Amin't paid to July 3. 111..

$,9 .114)4i

'A 41 41 :!-- 401

Clerk of the Circuit Courl.- Leon county, Fla
Administratrio i Notice.
i against the estate of Johin T. liradfurA. late
o(f [teon county. State of Florida. Ilv-cvi-d', are
hereby called uion to preseit llh(: s:ain duly
verified to the undler-igned. withiii t.\o yeass
after the tirst publication hereof, anni in default
thereof this notice- will be pleaded i hliar of lay-
merit:and all iper-.nus indebted to thevlcs- ca.Ced
or his estate are -equest-ed to make prompt pay-
Tallahassee. Aug. 11. T19n).
IDx. It. KItA|,i-'(,
Adl'iie.-iira, rix.

Notice to Property Owners.
SCity C'ouncil will inect :is ;a il oari of quiali-
zation on Thursday. the 20tlh dlao f,: S .|tcmbert.
A. 1). 11K), at o'clock p.min. All i-r--is de-
siring to :lplear before said l)ail in r-,_:ard t0
the City A.'-e.-smneiLts for tht \-car 1i)O tviil gov-
ern themseives accordingly.I
A. 1. WIL.LIAM.;.
Cit v clrk.
TAI.AIIAS3EE, FLA., August I;, liNNL

The registration I ook will oln 1 at the oilce of
J. A. Pearce on Tue 1.lay. \\"e !iehsl;v :iiid
Thursday of eac-h \vee aift- thlir- r 1 ,iwlday inB
August, 1;NX). S. s. I1). ,IT.\i iti
Sti!,t. oi KRt i.?lratioit.

Notice of Elections

To the Snheri!ftf f Luin Co,,,ti, oj
the 'ratce qfJ lorida :
ford, Secretary of State of the State ol Flor-
ida, do hereby give notice that a
Will be held in Leon county, State of Florida,
on Tuesday next succeedingthe t first Monday ia
November, A. D. 1900, the said Tue-lay being
For four (4. Presidential Electors:
For one Representative of the Fir-t C'ongres-
sional District of Florida, in the Fifty -evcuth
Congress of the United States.
For governor of the State of Florida.
For Secretary of the state of the state of Flor-
For Attorney-General of the State of Fit rida.
For Comptroller of the State of01 Florida.
For Treasurer of State of Florida.
For Superiutendent of Public Instruction of
the' State of Florida.
I For Commissioner of Agriculture of the State
of Florida.
For Justice of the Supreme Court of the State
of Florida.
For one Railroad Commissioner for the State of
For two Members of the House of R-o.r1e.nta-
tives of the State of Florida.
For County Judge.
For Clerk of the Circuit Court.
For Sheriff.
For Tax Assessor.
For Tax Collector.
For County Treasurer.
For County Superintendent of Public Instruc-
For County Surveyor.
For Justice ofthe Peace in and for the folloW-
ingJustice Districts, viz: Nos. 1,2,o, 1, 5,6,7,
For Constable in and for the following Jusfti
Districts, viz: Nos. 1.'-.3.4,5.,7, 7. S.
For three Members of the Cpounty Board of Pub-
lie Instruction.
The attention of the Sheriff is called to the 1s
requiring them to cause a notice of the said elec-
tion to be published in a newspaper printed is
the county, if there be a parer in the county:if
therebe t11 mn Tmrr .abfuishel inte ti,. ,1.i1it v t.he

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b.rinough e
ty A M


is a$h ca I

aWnrome ot

Inmi asnd
wandu elto

bappd her
rs has whi t
perfect o
band hln~dn

C )

ured of
"*I suffer
rbea and
ured," Sa
rench Ca
uch time
much that
recovery. 4
fe ts oft
kind of l
by accide
bottle of
and Dia
that trout
result th4
reach of
sle by


ias as




t reitf to sandl-
S who w onm their
TOFT- Mrs. MRMtehell

the womb,

to commend Wine of
g wo&e in words of

reach of all. Women who
eyed. Ask o drugist
of Wineof dui, randdo
tte iteded you.
lclell South Gaton, .. C.:
rdut am h'Medford'@ Blaek-
performed a mirmulous cure
had been a great umter
the womb amd leueorrbas,
came every week for two
WT very painful. My hum.
me to try Wineo of Cardut
aught. and B r the leueor.
appeared, a=d 1 m restored to

, *dre (
toms. The Ladles' A-
Wmm Medicio Co,

.. --

chronic Diarrhea After
Years of Suffering.
d for thirty years with diar-
|thought I was past being
,'s John S. Holloway, of
p, Mis. "I had spent so
and money and suffered se
had given up all hopes of
I was so feeble from the ef-
diarrhoea that I could do no
r;.could not even trave but
I was p rmitted to find a
chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
cea Remedy, and after taking
dales I am entirely cured of
e. I am so pleased with the
I am anxious that it be in
1 who suffer as I havel Foi
eight & Bro. and all medicine

Paid Allegiance eo the
a t of Six Nations. ;
another state in their unlon
markable and Interesting a
Texas. In one respect ai

st It upies a unique position u
e histy of American states. Since
dis ery six different governments
ve atifferent times claimed Its al
an and as many, different flags
ve w ved over it. those of 'rance
pain, exico, Independent Te*as. the
united States and the Confederate
The undations of Texas stantehoot
were t laid as a British colony, noi
under e grant or control of the Brit
ish eroan, as were those of thejori-ina
thirteen states. l s first settlement
dates ck more than 200 years, and its
first erican colonists went their
under rms and conditions iimpose<
by a reign state, to whose lAnguage
laws d institutions they ware total
stran rs. There never- was. then
never uld be, any sympathy jbetweei
these rst American colonists and thi
Mexi n government under the old
regi4 Separated by vast wilder
ne from the people of tlhe United
States avd unaided save bf the in
divid I efforts of sympathizing breth
ren erein, these colonists declared
their dependence, established it wit]
the ord. and for nine yefrs main
tain a stable 'epublce. ;
Tes was 'either purcllased no
conq red for the union. AInnexatlo
to United States was acopmplishe
hrob a treaty made by Tqxas repre
aen tLves and ratified by! the fre
suffige of the citizens. !No other
state in the Union has had such varied
ex ence or sailed through spe
store y seas into the have of peace
and rosperity.-SL Louis Globe-Demo
Foley's Kidney Cue
is a ure medicine, and contains in con
cen ted form. remedies recognized b
th ost skillful of the medical profess
nio as the most effective agents for th
cu of kidney and bladder disease
W ht & Bro.

Too e ee th Drns.
arles Mackay once tola this store
I connection with a Burns memorial
M kay had promised to collect shi
li for some monument o the honor
ot Burns, and he applied with conf
4 e for a subscription to an Eng
a who had represented In parli
nt for many years a certainn Sco
borouga. .
No," said Mr. Fortescae Elarrlsoi
am no longer in parliament, and
ve now much pleasure in refusing
subscribe the shUQJ= g which i
fIr Auva I ahanlad have bee


The Track Foreman. Honey and Tar. It is pleasant and gives a drawn up together slowly, not wit ____d_____.___._____________S__
The track foreman actually accounts quick relief, and is a sure cure for throat a Jer.l until hey are gathered I
r for a greater proportion of the rail- and lung diseases." Take nothing else. close under body. Then with
road's expenditures than any other em- Wight & Bro. sudden, quick spring they are shot oti R
d ployee, because the greatest cost of Went a Little Too Par. behind, the ankles being turned Carrabelle, Tallahassee & Georgia R.
- railroading is in the roadbed, and its A commercial traveling man landed that the soles f the fee present as fl t PAR TI
o equipment and the expense of main- at Edinburgh. Scotland, one Saturday a surface as possible to the water a PASSENGER SCHEDULES EFFETIVE JULY l. !)Y.
r training it. The track foreman is in night, too late to get outof town for Sun- so offer more, resistance from whi b READ DOWN I RFAD UP
d fact an important employee, but about day. The next day he found that there to make pro ress. As the kick s -- ----- -----
b the only time a passenger ever sees was actually no form of amusement In made the legs should be spread out n -
e his sunburned face is while he is being the.whole city to assist him in whiling the shape of a better V. but not allow dTATIONS. -;
o- whisked by between stations at away the day. He went to the pro- to sink far d n under tlre surface f
miles an hour.-New York Sun. prietor of the hotel to see if he could the water. I they kick downward t
The *eatest Town In the Worli. suggest a way of passing the remain- an angle Ins ad of out straight e- F
The o eatek t Towan theis far f der of the day. hind much of heir energy is wasted in P.. ^. M.. M Pv..
Broek, in Hlland, is far fameas The landlord took pity on the stran- unnecessarily forcing the body out of .... ............... 5 45 11 0 .Carrabelle .. o 01: .......... .......
"11 3. ltr.. 1 q .,................
y the "neatest town in the world." This ger andtook him to one of the rooms. the water in ead of forward thro h ....**** 1 1114 s.o .. .. .Lanark. 9 43 I. ::::::::: ::::..::
townissofastidiousthatuntil a few n the house which a number of it.-Harper's .r. ... .. 11313. .McIntyre.... 15 9 4 ...... ..........
years ago horses were not allowed in Scotchmen were playing a game called .4.... .... 19.2 Sophoppy ... 19 9 1 445 ...... .........
its streets for reasons 6f cleanliness, "nap," which is a sort of modification Absor All Knowledge. .................. f 51 11 521 4 ....Ashnore... 21 9 .... ..... .........
and the entire town is as scrupulously of "seven up." They were playing for Farming hs this peculiarity, tha it ...... ........ S 1 29 ... Hirrianrdill 45 3 4........... ...
kept as a man-of-war. Itisa village of a shilling a point, so that the game was can absorb d supply all knowle ge. ...... ........ i : 3 '40 2 .. Spring Hill... 4 20... ... .......
2,700 inhabitants, the main industry of a pretty stiff one. The stranger got in Not one of t e sciences but is rela ed, ....... ..Tahassee... ....... .. ... ........
which is the making of Edam theeses. the game and played very cautiously, or may be related, to agrieult re. topon naorpaen .
-Boston Transcript. a trig2F.1Stop on signalfrot passenorers.Tinssoe... Atiir iiij :A
il -Boston Transcript for he was quite sure that the players, Botany, rig y understood, is the art Connections- At Tallahassee with trains on F C. & P. At Carrabelle with Apalachicola
r Pat's services. or at least some of (hem. were dheat- of growing tter potatoes. beans nd steamers. At Apalachicola with (':atta.h)chee River
U. S. Mail Steamer crescent City wilI leave A nalehicn!a daily at 6:X' a.'m Retnraint
l- Clergyman-Pat, there's a hole, In the ing. One solemn faced Scot. he. was corn. Ento dology is that econ ic aveCarrabelledaily,11o a. m. F. W.ARMSTIRONG.Gen.Pass.Agt., Taltahassc, Fla.
g- roof of the church, and I am trying to especially sure, he caught cheating a science tha discusses what bugs are
a- collect money sufficient to repair t. number of times. 'He began whIsling of use to m n and what are injurus. CATARRH CA BE CURED.
t- Come, now, what will you contribute? a part of some vagrant tune. The Scot Geology is analysis of the soilsFand CATARRH CAN BE CURED..
Pat-Me services, sor. Nwho had been cheating arose from the rocks that underlie the soils for the
n. Clergyman-What do you mean, Pat? table aDd threw down the cards. purpose of making them more rail-
I You are no carpenter. "What is the matter?' the other play- ablefor b man warfare.-St. Iouis u
ig Pat-Nb, but if it rains next Sunday, ers asked. Globe-Dem rat.
in Or'll sit over the hole.-Pearson's. "I'm gangin awa'," the Scot answer- Iu
n se ed, glaring at the stranger. "I'll play DI 't Need Credit. ,
.__- -- .asme_1LmurNi ir ..


A man's,thighs i terest me In any Wen R ha s ted I -9 Fo:
Cauriou Msa Wants to Knew About mood and 9t any time. While you may e1waR am e Y u W I *s a shore,
Minlaus o*f Lassmuaw e. get a man's character from his face, A guest at my summer a few
"It's a f;nny thing." said the man you can, It you will, get his past life miles from Pablo while thg was
with the bad cigar, who had been read- from his thigh; It is the walking beam carried out to sea ad hen almost r honest treatment and a speedy cure write
Ing day before yesterday's paper, of his locomotion, controls his paddles carried out to sea, and hen almost o r I Newtan speedy wc r e
"What's that?" asked the young man and is developed in proportionto it of surpright andse all sae h iad fled, t or to Dr, J, Newton thaway whose
with the phenomenally short coat. uses. "It indicates, therefore, a man's body impelled feeibly toward us. g mr reputation 1 a sufficient guarantee of
"Why, the way these fellows that habits and his mode.of life. Then we saw it recede a rw eeto and us" S -_1 actor sus. C Stat icno Free.
write jokes for newspapers get things If he has sat all day with one leg lap- then again,'as it were, oot 20 feet c
tangled up," replied the first speaker, ped over the other, arm on chair, head toward the shore. This ntinued un- | .... ... cr: I' a ulDi
"How is that?" asked the long leg- on hand. listening or studying-preach- til my son and myself, at last able to 17 t S:.-:...s 11 .. .... 4 ,. ..k Uri.
ged young man. era, protesors and all other sedenta- reach him, bore him sible to the serto es o cr- ,n s... r ,. ,Lu
"Why, look here." continued the man ries sit like this-then the thigh beach. sto a hi enhtt..trr I c. Stora~c-' at with the bad cigar warmly. "Did you shrinks, the muscles droop, the bones recovery his was that the or eyebrpI t ify of tiert h azu. tmil, bi .. ;..iad allB]upti
ever read a Dutch joke In the papers of the ankle bulge, and the knee joints after losing all hope. gsIed by some bo completely .. revr u.e:-: atid S. ia lea esl &l I le Di
where two Germans are supposed to be push through. If he delivers mail or mysterious ipulse, he had turned e te w to m ee.d
talking to each other?" collect bills or drives a pack mule or upon his back, when h felt himself fuiBt t, y eoarr es p-
"Sure I did." said the tall young walks a towpath, the muscles of the carried rapidly forward. He hadthen or eni:tr w veins, whic!'i mi Trea en always s-
man, yawning In guidly. thigh are hauled tight like cables, the turned over upon his f to get his Vn s l0e A. to a co'::::clte Io:s of e**sful. t rite fr frei.o. just polished ad
"Well did you ever notice that every knee of knots-one big bunch just be- -bearings, when e was ried out far- sex I power; al.o Iydro. el, Gonorriha, symIptom blnaVk f you cMlut call.
time the guy that wrote the joke has low the strap of his knickerbockers, ther from ttricture anhe land ad allrn again pate- Stri an ivate a nea HAHAWY, M..
theguyrot.ther from the land, and n again plac- D and Wa s of fel tquz:kly -j),r. LIathaway &aCo.,
them jabbering ;t .ac:h other in bro- should he wear them. ra b k the surface i .
ken English? What do you think of If he carries big weights on his back it brought om pidly to the ns Ar.- wn WiT
.this?" He picked up the paper again --sacks of salt, as do the stevedores in wavesbrought im pidy to the OPA
and after hunting a tfew moments read Venice; or coal in gunnies, as do the shore, a rescued man. A T A CAN T
as follows: coolies in Cuba, or wine casks or coffee It is an error that the wning man
is attacked by cramp xcept in very H E
"Leberwurst--Ieinrich. vy iss it ven in bags-then the calves swell abnor- d weather. He dro us from heart (SAVANNAH LINE.)
you bock beer drink yet that you vant mally, the thighs solidify; the lines of failure, induced by there idolent exertion
to yump alreti y? beauty are lost, but the lines of and the upward press of the water
"Schwarzkoppen-Maypie It Iss once strength remain.
because die beer is mit hops filled up. If, however, he has spent his life in upon the abdomen action of the
No? the saddle, rounding up cattle, chasing space and impeding th action of the
"Now. that's a good thing, isn't it?" Indians, hunting bandits in Mexico, hea pressBurne is remov, the back be-
went on the ian witthehe had cigar. ankle and foot loose, his knees clutched thing almost entirely a strong wall of '
"If those two Ge'ru:ans wanted to talk tightly, hugging that other part of him bone and muscle; al when on the '
to each other, do you suppose they the hosethye, then the muscles of the back the entire body nearer the sur- I
would an:ible around il l broken Eng- thigh round out their intended lines-- ace, and the surface waves tend to-
lish? No; theyv would spiel it out in the most subtle in the modulating curv- ward the shore, the dercurrent out
German that they lolthli understand. ing of the body.-F. Hopkinson Smith to sea, even the legs wrurrhen upon the .
Suppose you and 1 uw e in Germany in Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly. back being less expo to the current "
for a visit ant I wanted to tell you that tends toward the By floating -.- .
about some sighit 1 had stn,. would 1 gently upon the bac the heart, re- | -
try to tell you in bum German that Poisonous toadstools resembling mush- lived of its press becomes calm
neither of us could .speak or would I rooms have caused frequent deaths this and quiet, and the simmer can re-
talk English? They make me tired." this year. Be sure to use only the genu gain his strength a float for hours. A A
"But that would spoil the joke." pro- ine. Observe the same-care when you gain his strength a float for hours. B
"But that would spoil the joke." pro- sk for DeWitt's Witch Hazel Save The bather whose is weak should Fa Freight and Luxuriou-Passea-r Route to New York. B iton and the t
tested the tall young man. There are poisonous counterfeits. De- always present, whe standing erect, .
"Huh!" snorted the other. "Some Witt's is the only original Witch Hazel the right side of the y to the waves Short Rail Ride to Savannah.
. things are too bad to spolL" Salve. It is a safe and certain cure for and thus avoid the Ilivanlike blows
And then the incident was considered piles and all skin diseases. All Dealers. of the Incoming wavy upon a crippled T ce via palatial express steAmship sailin from Savannah. Four ships each
,t---..ha .hrnil.h-erb hse ieekto New York. making cl(".- connection with New York-Boton shins,
The Professor's Prophecy Failhe4 heart. rn every bat house should be or Sound liners.
How Bright's Disease Starts. While a student at Harvard univer- posted the injunctio "In case of ex-
Indigestion, biliousness, blood poison- sity Phillips Brooks was walking in haustion er accide turn upon the ifll ticket agentawl hoils are ~nplidii with monthly sailinchedules. Write for genel
ed with ureaand uricacid (which should the yard one day with a professor, who back."-Jacksonville etropolls. FI. HINTOS, Tsc Manager WALTER HAWKINS. Gen. Ag Traffic Dept.,
have been excrete by the kidney asked him what he intended making Savannah. Ga. 2'24 -W. Bay St., Jackonville,. M
rheumatic pains in nerves and joint, of himself. CHINESE MEC NICAL SKILL
then of himself. CHINESE MEC NICAL SKILL- ..-
causing irritation of the kidneys, then -
pains over the small of the back, mark "I am thinking of, the ministry," an-4 "lo daettte
sure approach of Bright's disease. Do swered the youth. A Wonderful Exam pie of imitative
not delay taking Foley's Kidney Care, "Then banish such thoughts," said Exceln i ace. m Ce t
for it makes the kidneys right. Take the professor earnestly. "Your man- Whatever may be his lack of moral
no substitute. Wight & Bro. ner of speech would forever bar you perception and orig ality of idea. the Peninsular R .
f wo Tue Stories. from being successful in that calling." heathen Chinee mainly excels in *.
f The Piscatorial revaricators' sam Many years later, when Phillips imitative power, cd is often very Time Table Mfeetiv Newomber 19th, 1899.
elation was in session. Brooks was one of the world's great much alive to. e excellence of
laton was in session thanks pulpit orators, the most expert stenog- mechanical devices at he never saw 9g O1 aB'. 10 l, .
r "I was fishing for cod off the Banks Pu of before. In The erican Machinist
one day some years ago," said one, rapper in England took down one of before. In The erican Machinist --- T
-when I dropped my watch overboard, his sermons and said: -t City.. 8471m ........ ........ "razK..i.. 7m 1
The next year went fishing at the "Any stenographer who thinks he this fact. deity. tam l1pm ........ ......-AL Baldwin .... 50am a slmt....s
same place.. caught a whopping big has conquered fast talkers should try Some years ag Mr. Smith sent ....... .............. Baldwin................ ....
fellow d found my watch inside Phillips Brooks."-Ladies' Home Jour- Henry A. Janer China to assi am .............k ...............
Lim. It was running steadily, the ac- naL plants for brass d silver currency. ** p&m
tion of the fish's liver having4tept it He Was Fresh. One of the tools -hich Mr. Janvier .:. l ........ .... Mnt .. ..........-
l wound up. But it was five hours fast. "Have you any nice fresh eggs to- took with him wa a micrometer cali- .. lU......w...... y .............. .
t The only way that I can account for it day?' asked the woman with business- per. munde by a we know firm in the ', m tilM............." .
is that the fish crossed the Atlantic. like ways. United States, and -apable of detecting .Ilm & am an..... ...... LBdw.... 10e0m 80lp .........
e staid on the other side long enough "Madam." answered the man, who diiTerences of a th usandth of an inch l. .~w hon lp i. 4.......... 'Ar ae ..... 11Mma104mr* ......
s to get the time over there, and that 'I has just started in the grocery busi- in tl thickness a piece of metal. Wd ...... n 3m
- caught him too soon after he got back ness, "permit me to remind you that The siupwriutendei of one of the shops a. JacIonv* Sl m 7re..............
s to allow the watch to regulate itself:" nice eggs are necessarily fresh and which Mr. Janv r established was .- a.
S"I was fishing for trout in Pennsyl- fresh eggs are always nice. Moreover, naintl Wai. and e proved a very in- W U
e vania last fall." said another member, if I have any, I have them today. My telli eut fellow. during an Interval of -v 0dar Key. n
e "in company with my nephew, who is possession of eggs yesterday or tomor- about six weeks P borrowed the call- Arher. 100n m .......LvWaldo...... 110am 10am 300pm........
an inveterate cigarette smoker. We row does not in the slightest degree per almost daily, nd was rather tardy -{3S?1.- ... 1 4 .JmAr125' r daiy ... 1201pm 648mm 33 ...p.
d landed a ten pounder and allowed him affect the situation. Therefore, time in retuirni:g it. LWaldo ..... 14pr. .,.nm OedarKey.. .... ...... *pm ......
r to flounder around in the bottom of the being 'precious to a business man. I Finally I'e e'xhi ited to the American -Starke...... ipr .Ah, LVWalKdo...... 1 fTalOp ..... .........
Sboat while we cast again, because they will simply content myself with reply- a reproduction of he instrument which Lndwia .... o10P1 ,u. a 4rwthorn 12 12pm 1136pm...........
Were biting freely. My nephew had ing that I have nice eggs."-Washing- was perfect ex< pt in one respect. OMls ....... 11........... ......
t just thrown a lighted cigarette in the ton Star. Certain tables of figures stamped into .- ew.. 202pm lSam ..........s.
s boat. and in some way this trout got the steel by the 'a-ikee maker of the l K:r.;tl L.Wildwood 2342pm 240i1m ........ .....
e it. put it in his gills and smoked it. Oregmon. ( :: original were o itted from the copy, "' ..... Ar Lvlldwoodurg.... 2s1pm 4 ...............
SThe cigarette seemed to have a sooth- In the date of admission Orego and in their pla wer several Chinese o ., s Sm ...........
ins effect o him. I brought the trout one of the oldest states eyond tle characters TI iUitation had been ** 5.n ... LvArApop..... 5m0 7Mim ..... .. ..
Home. taught him to smoke a pipe. and Mississip made with the rndest of tools, but was i ,g. I m 0itrra ..... 800pm ..........
e when we killed him Christmas I served It was the first new state to have the y. pro- r am m em lWmwoo "Winter 87prk 2 5pm ....5 ...-
n up to my guests something that I be- political honor of naming the vice a marvel of a uracy. Mr. Wa. pro-a ; ad sa4 m Ar d a m -
hleve has never been served up before presidential candidate (Joseph Lane) posed an excha, to Mr. Jan vier, arndt *a^e -i ; -m. 640m 3 lSi ::: ir4dro t5p4am ..
d -self moked trout. It was great too." for one of the great parties in the first the latter a to the proposition.- acir' ..... i 1,m 705pm 51am "P lt C.. ..... 5 0p, 580m ......
-New York JournaL ,year of its statehood. --- York Trib e. *- w c, oneg to New York, via Jaekuonvllle.
d NO Relief for 20 Years. The Correct S oke In Swimnmlag. Oa P aronsb Mll r T- JOyill. to.NewOrleans.
-d Ulc ers, open r obstinue sor ca "I had bronchitis for twenty years," The correct si ke of the legs is ex e, S mla ar New orrinaa t JsIV. .. .
SSalve, the most healing medicne in the said Mrs. Minerva Smith of Danville. actly like that of a frog's hind leg ( nam S^O tSt *J. ke_
worlve. Whst in Brm Ill., "and at times have been bedfast. I Watch one of tbese frogs and copy hil a U. ut!Im~i lnS- sSiSateu^N.eed) apply to ^.-e
d world. Weight & Bro. never got relief until I had taken Foley's tvle. You cannot do better. The leg W t' I A. O. M ,DaoNfL, .. AU AI




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whu left Monday for

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mnmies trip.
*ucker, of Pensacola,;
L A. Jacobs. I
Iker, of Jacksonville,
at the Capita .


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Fertilizers containing at least

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b-AA- 1^ All fa i 7Wi--

go Foed"theSrgL UL I d.U U Ui.
Ietrs told ick |, Raiultou, o of -

h on. o., a sut r18 for our pamphlets, which ougt
from Rectal Fistula, ne would i
'Cosaeu ope t h t pe r to be in every farmer's library.
Bucklen's Arnica Salve, the
e Cure on Earth, andithe best They are sent free.
the World. 25 cents a box.
all dfggt. i GERMAN KALI WORKS. .
B. BSchrader returned home g NamaSt., ewYork. Y
accompanied by. her daughter, -
th, who had been visiting Miss Mr. A. W. Ramsey and wife. of Bain.
Head. bridge, visited Tallahassee last week.
A. Sloan, of Monticello. Mr. F. C. Gilmore was up from Apa-
city this week. lachicola Monday, returning on Tues-
risonof Lake City, claim ad- day.-
Seaboard Air Line, ,is in the Mr. E. C. Smith, memberof the Board
y. of County Commissioners, was in the
city Monday.
sleep are necessaryto life Mr. and Mrs. Julius Hiirschberg and
If you a s t ea d t sleep, son Martin, left last week for Philadel-
ite, cures Indigestion and phia, where they wll spend a month
overcomes nervousness and Attorney W. J. Oven, of Apalachi-
eet, restful, refreshing sleep. cola, is visiting his uncle, the Hon. Geo.
P Pandhv ^f Chim _-_ Mr natan ; tha

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athartic is Hood'sPils.l

d left oi Thursday for
here she will enter the
n returned last Thurs-
York and Philadelphia
he bought a large stock
all trade.
Raney returned last
amlpa where he went to
nroe. who was called to
because of the illness
urned home last week,
ch better.
etite of a Goat
D poor dyspeptics whose
er are out of order. All
w that Dr. Kin s New
wonderful Stomah and
gives a p appe-
estion and a regular
Sinsures perfect health
Only 25c at an7 drug

ibry, Justice of the Su-
returned from his va-
his South lorida home.
of the Florida Su reme
business Tuesda after
ly, of Daytona, qfter a
ths at Panacea, came to
r'Eay en route hoioe.
ney left last week for
eze she will attend col-

1 Society of the Presby-
ill serve ices and c ke at
Mrs. Howara G4mble
n, from five to eight

cock has completed his
ie depot, and has, just
he latest improved gins,
a double revolving bal-
be operated by steam.
ozetter, of the Wetern
Sreturned.from a tr*p o0
St. Teresa. Dudhanj
either, who had charge
ing his absence, hao de-
me in Jacksonville.
H is erecting a new brick
n Jefferson street.

Green, of Milton,iau-
ly isaucd school history
at the Capital Mon ay,
umbia, S. C., where he
chair in the State ol-

ntery, Cholera Mortus,
indeed, all bowel ctm-
relieved by Perry Dans'
ife, sure and speedy cure,
es named. Every re u-
eep a supply. Each lot-
ections. Avoid subti-
at one Pain-Killer, Pe ry
s and W0 cents.

080 -48080.A----:

:s the

neift. mustbe
i ib fAed. Ifthe
Ai doesn't 'nouw
needs SCOTT'S
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I faet ored
If baby is not
by its artificial
i it requ res
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-r. aMnJeyJ, oUI b/U Uibiy. JUa. vvJU i ELU
Democratic nominee for county judge
in Franklin county this year.

Hon. W. A. Rawli left for the North
on Monday, taking his daughter, Miss
Letitia Rawls, and his niece, Miss Letitia
Bawls Johnson, to Baltimore, where
they will enter college.
Glorious News
Comes from Dr. D. B. Cargile, of
Washita, L T. He writes: "Four bot-
tles of Electric Bitters has cured Mrs.
Brewer of scrofula, which had caused
her great suffering for years. Terrible
sores would break out on her head and
face, and the best doctors could give no
help; but her cure is complete and her
health is excellent." This shows what
thousands have proved-that Electric
Bitters is the best blood purifier known.
It's the supreme remedy for eczema,
better, salt rheum, ulcers, boils and run-
ning sores. It stimulates liver, kidneys
and bowels, expels poisonous substances,
helps digestion, builds up the strength.
Only G0 cents. Sold by all druggists.
Guaranteed. -
Messrs. F. W. Armstrong, General
Passenger Agent and Auditor of the C.
T. & G. Railroad, and W. D. Wilson,
agent for the Southern Express Com-
pany in this city, returned from Apa-
lachicola last Thursday. Between Apa-
lachicola and Carrabelle the Crisceqt
City, on which they took passage, en-
countered the heaviest winds that blew
that day. Crossing East Pass she rolled
like an ocean liner, bringing to some of
the passengers fond recollections of terra
firm and the safety and comfots there
awaiting them.

For Inf amd Children.
The Kind You Hayve Always Bught
Bears the
Signature of

The storm that was threatening last
week lost itself fortunately out on the
Gulf. We had a high wind but no
damage was done. A storm now would
cost Leon county thousands of dollars.

Discovered by a Woman.
Another great discovery has been
made, and that too, by a lady in this
country. "Disease fastened its clutches
upon her and for seven years she with-
stood its severest tests, but her vital or-
gans were undermined and death seem.
ed imminent. For three months she
coughed incessantly, and could not
sleep. She finally discovered a way to
recovery, by purchasing of us a bottle
of Dr. King's New Discovery for
Consumption, and was so much relieved
on taking first dose, that she slept all
night; and with two bottles, has been
absolutely cured. Her name is Mrs.
Luther Lutz." Thus writes W. C. Hfam-
nick & Co., of Shelby, N. C. Trial bot-
tles free at any drug store. Regular
size 50c and $1.00. Every bottle guar-

MeM Life Por a Hand.
In a little town or village in Glouces-
tershire there is a church which
contains the mortal remains of one of
the old Crusaders. In moldering ef-
figy he Is depicted on the tomb, while
by his side in cold eloquence is imaged
the form of his wife.- It will be noticed
by even the casual observer that the
Semale Image is bereft of one of the
hands, and the story runs that the
Crusader, while fighting in the east,
was made a prisoner of -ar and
brought before Salad'in. wuo, before
executing Judgment upon him. asked
him if there was any reason why he
should not be put to death. To this
the knight replied that he was but
young, and would leave a newl wedded
wife, who would bitterly mourn his
loss. l
"'The love of woman is as a fleeting

"By the way, Brown," said Jones, "do
you remember that snubnosed cross
eyed little Tilbury girl with a face on
her that would derail an express train?
She used to live somewhere In your
neighborhood, I think."
."Oh, yes, I remember her perfectly,"
replied Brown.
"Whatever became of her?"
"I am sorry to disappoint you,
Jones"--here is where the variation
comes In-"but I have not the slightest
idea. I didn't marry her."-London

Awayry P.n ome..
It breaks parents to have their boys
leave home, but It is the best thing that
can ever happen to them. A man gets
a training when away from home that
he need* in after life, and which he
can never receive at home. It is a
grandmotherly notion that a man
should be tucked in his bed at home
every night until the day he marries
and goes 'to a home of his own; sueh
hothouse treatment, puts him in poor
condition for the cold blasts he is
bound to encounter later in llte.-At-
chison Globe.


A IVaftu ltrin__A t*.
One day when calling upon Gambet-
ta-I found him vastly amused over a
vMt which he had received a few
minutes previously from the late Gen-
era Meredith Read, who for a number
of years was United States envoy at
Then general, (who until that time
had been a perfect strange to the
reat trench statement, had entered
the matters presence, carrying in his
hand a veolme entitled '"Men of the
Time," or some work of the kind. This
he op ad, without saying a word, and
laid on Gambetta's desk before at-
tempting to greet him or to explain the
purpose of his call.
Then, pointing to a eoeumn which
contained a very eulogistic biograph-
1eal notice of himself, he exclaimed,
"Kindly read that," and when Gam-
betta, who read English with the ut-
most facility, had, in compliance with
the request, cast his eye over the pne
In question, General Read rose from
his chair, and with a bow to Gambetta
pointed to himself, exclaiming in tones*
of pardonable pride, "C'est moL"
Then, and not until then, did he ex-
tend his hand to the great tribune,
who, having meanwhile risen from his
chair, expressed his pleasure at mak-
ing the acquaintance of so distingulsh-
ed an officer, who had rendered such
valuable services to the United States.
Gambetta informed me that In the
whole of his long experience of public
life he had never known a man to intro-
duce himself in so delightfntly original
a manner.-Critic.
*"Ze laveuw Del'*ct."
At one of his fantous little dinners
a prominent professionatman of Wash-
ington was greatly pleased with the
salad, as were also his guests. Evi-
dently it was partly meat and partly
vegetable, but the flavor was new, dis-
tinct and undeterminable. This was so
faint that one guest declared "It's not
a taste at all, only a smelL"
At length some one suggested that
the chef be asked for the recipe, upo6
which the host remarked:
"My man greatly dislikes being asked
for recipes. On this occasion, however,
his vanity may overcome him if we
tell how greatly we have enjoyed the
dinner, and the salad in particular.
At any rate, well see."
The Frenchman soon appeared, and
was visibly affected, not to say elated.
by the compliments.
"Eet gif me great plalsir," he said,
"to tell how I mak se sal-lad. Eet ver'
seemple. I hat e laltue 'range ready;
an I haf ze meat chop ver' fine an
dry; e celeri I hat chop ver' fine; an I
hae xe pamme de terre, mse patate, an
stan a leetle an dry; zen I mix sem
up. Zen f mak' se dresseeng mayon-
naise; madame, she know, I hat all
ver' col' ready as ze feesh ees serf.
Zen as ze sal-lad ees to serf, I tak' une
tete d'ail, pardonnes moi, one leetle
cloaf of ze garleek an neeble him in ze
mouth, so, an breathe gentle, ver'
gentle, on ze sal-lad. Zat gif eet se
flaveur del'cat."-What to Eat.
simple Questloms. ,
The beginnings of a new primer have
been made by one of our exchanges.
The questions may be indefinitely con-
tinued by teacher and pupil.
"See the corn in the fiel4. Can the
corn walk?*
""No, the corn stalks."
"See the pretty cake. Does the cake
"Never. But you should see a cake
"I have a rope. Can the rope walk?"
"Yes, if it is taut."
"The hen is in the garden. Does the
ben rise?"
"No, the hen sets."
"The mercury is in the tube. Will
the mercury set*
"No, my child. Walt until July and
A Variation.
The two old friends, as has been nar-
rated before, met again after many
years of separation.

Drk ,


[Ljma TO
D6' Dv u
express my
.you for whale
for me. I
fluttering pa
would get so
painful mern
in a paper ab
Vegetable Cc
and after talc
new person.
has entirely
praise it enou

Iowa Co
"I tried t d
one said no 'g
would help .
fuse flowin; et
I would flo dea
that the leas wo
Reading of ma
your medicine I m
write to you apr
glad that I did| I
ham's Vegetab C
Pills and follo
am now well str
mend your me
my life."'- A..
But tbe Deeto Goe
A story llluat
and humor of e
is told at the e e
Dr. Sagilone. So
from his hunting
sano went to th se
self by shovel
"Take care, yo m
one one day. no
much." "Alh. im d
answered thIa Ul
on his two mha
handle of his Sl e
erclse does me u
your prescripti
must abuse not
that I feel ve
afraid you see
competitor." A
the king finished i
However, by
every way with
the king contra
took a chronic .f r
rather troubleson
was a source of
ful doctor, as he
patient of the 4
icine. Occasion s
even sent away
who would say, "I
Why did you con
thank you very m
One evening,
thought he had ga
prepared for the
the powders he w
night. The next 4
rose very early. b
know the effect o
was received in t
once asked. "Well.
esty feel this morn
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was the response.
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his hands with sa
the results of liste
"What do you
"The powders'!"
"Bravo!" shoub
Into the next room
can find."
The powders wet
Such I
"'There is bound
honey," said the
citizen. "There's
circumstance that
being complete."
"What Is the tro
"The leading pap
printed my pletur
f "That was nice.'
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people whom ever]
fame was such th
yond the confines
and was carrying
"Then they got
office and put my f
under my pieturte.
"That was a ltt
"It isn't the w
noticed it except
she said was thai
looked much like

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3wever, the doctor
ed his point, and he
Ing in his bedroom
to take during the
morning Dr. Saglione
ing very anxious to
his medicine. lie
e bedroom and at
alow does your maj-
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our med
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l and
t Lydia
pound, s
d twobo
ur Vegel
red me

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Ing the good se
late King Humbe
ase of his physcla
metimes the kin
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ea and amused hbin
sand into a cart
majesty." said Sagli
ot to perspire tod
lear Signor Doctor,'
g. resting his chi .,
i that grasped the
"this muscular ex-!
ih more. good thai
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g." "But I tell you!
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this poor shovel a-
L laughing heartily,
ling his cart.
posing himself In
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d broncAitis, which
m and gave him a
cough. This cough
nxiety to the falth-
uld not convince his
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