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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: January 10, 1901
Frequency: weekly
Subject: Newspapers -- Tallahassee (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Leon County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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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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Volume ID: VID00027
Source Institution: University of Florida
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s Inducted into Office

Tuesday Last.


y Citizens and Soldiers Present
from all Sections of State.

Inauguration Day at the Capital.
.s one of the fairest that ever
awned-blue skies, sparkling sun-
ie and balmy breezes all contribu-
ed to the general feeling of enthn-
iasm. As early as Sunday the
rains arrived filled with visitors and
militia, and by Monday night the
streets were thronged with. hand-
0ome soldiery in bright uniforms
ind lovely women from all sections
of fair Florida. On Tuesday at 10
o'clock the parade formed on Mon.
roe street in front of the Capitol,
preceded by Grand Marshal R. A.
Shine, assisted by Mr. L. A. Per.
gins, marched down Monroe street,
the following order: -
Pensacola Brass Band.
Col. Lovell commanding, and his
staff, consisting of Lieut. C.S. Flem-
ing, Acting Adjutant; Capt. F. J.
Howatt, Quartermaster, and First
Lienut. E. E. Philbrick, Assistant

ily cheered. The oath of office
was then administered by Chief us-
tice Fenwick I. Taylor, and Gov.
Jennings then delivered his inaugural
address, which was received with
great applause by the large gather-
ing of enthusiastic citizens. lie
fore entering upon the duties of the first
executive of our state, to which I have
been elected by the deliberate and tran-
quil suffrages of the electors of Florida,
it is meet that I should avail myself of
this occasion to express my gratitude'to
nasy fellow citizens for so distinguished
a rank of confidence. It iis impossible
to express this gratitude in mere words,
aod I can best Iefect my sense of the
honor and its obligations by pledging to
the people of our state my most sincere
purpose to perform the duties of the
office of governor of Florida with all the
abilities that I possess, to the end that
the people may enjoy the best possible
administration of the laws of the state.
SI recognize with pride the presence of
tae Florida state troops, who have so
uanerously enlisted and stand ready to
fend the state and its citizenship and
enforce the law, and I bespeak a liberal
policy to this organization as well as to
the Florida naval militia during my
administration. This great and grow-
ing state spreads over a territory greater
than that of any other state east of the
J1ississippi river.
For more than 250 years the territory
was in the grasp of a power far away;
Sa monarch despotic and cruel, hence
We find that the early history of Florida
*as not one of rapid and encouraging.
SIn 1822 congress established a territo-
rial government, which continued until
1b45 when Florida was admitted to
statehood. The census of 1840 shows a
population of 54.467; that of 1870 a pop-
ulation of 189,995, at which time our be-
loved state was just emerging from the
effects of a terrible war, without funds,
and its people reduced to poverty, which
condition was aggravated and mads
more desperate by the reckless bonding
of the state, and the extravagant and
wasteful expenditures of the people's
money extorted by Republican adminis-
trations, which condition was ended in-
1878 by the election of a Democratic
chief magistrate of Florida. Since then
our state has grown and prospered in
population and in wealth.
During the past three decades our
population has increased from 189,995 to
-:68,542; our assessed valuations have in-
creased from less that $.0000,000 to up-
ward of $85,000,000 on the tax books, be-
sides more than $200,000,000 not on the
tax books, with exports from fields, gar-
dens, mines, manufactures, forests,
lakes and rivers, amounting to millions
of dollars annually.
Railroads and Ports.
Three thousand miles of railroads and
great ports have been constructed as
RlnnnmlntA of our progress.
Our edvcfwio11 facilties have grown
during this period toaocornaoelwte the
enrolled seholarsip of more tha" 100,-
000 students. Churches have been erec-
ted in every city and hamlet as monu-
ments of the people's generosity and of
the high civilization attained.
Honor to Predecessors.
Much credit is due to my immediate
Sredewessors, and it is proper that I
should express the well unigh universal
sentiment of appreciation of their faith-
ul performanceof duty. We congratu-
late ourselves that Providence has given
0is wise, able and judicious governors,
*nd to Governor Bloxham I express the
(incere hope' that after his retirement
from the office of chief executive of
florida that he may live long to enjoy
the delightful memories that cluster
thickly around his public life.
The New Century.
With assumption of high responsibili-
ties on this occasion it might become me
better to be silent. Yet, standing as
we do on the threshold of a new cen-
tury, closing the door of the old with
the historian reveling in its wonderful
achievements; opening the door of the
new the imagination can see a century
whose possibilities are as yet unparal-
leled in history, and we appreciate and
realize that there are "other steps to
climb;" we see the steps leading up-
ward, but the topmost one is far beyond
our view. We can but look up and
press onward, striving as we go to do
our whole duty to God and to our fel-

First Regiment.
Troops, Lieut. Col.

Florida State
J. W. Sackett

Second Battallion, commanded by
spt. C. B. Parkhill.
Suwanee Rifles, Captain W. II.
Governor's Guard, Capt. E. A.
Chipley Light Infantry, Lieut. M.
First Battallion, commanded by.
Maj. Gen. E. Porter and First Lieut.
LW. L Ledder, Acting Adjutant.
Jacksonvil' Light Infantry, Capt.
A. D. Hartri .
H Jacksonvil Rifles, Lieut. Geo. L.
Columbia Light Infantry, Capt. N.
W. Cox.
SSecond Regiment, CoL 1. E. Web-
Ster commanding, Captain A. H.
Blanding, Adjutant, First Lieut.
les S. Nobles commanding.
-First Battallion, Maj. N. Brad-
agC. L. Hilliard, Adju-

burg Rifles, Capt. F. C. W.
Orlando Rifles,- Capt. D. C. Aber-
Gem City Guards, Capt. Walt.. M.
Davis. .
Miami Rifles, Capt. James F.
Second Battallion, Capt. II. L.
Roberts, of Key West.
Oak City Guards, Capt. W. L.
Starke R`ifles, Capt. J. R. Davis.
Tampa Light Infantry, Capt. W.
L Jervel.
Island City- Guards, Lieut. W. S.
Battallion of Light Artillery, com-
manded by Maj. Gumbinger; E. L.
Reese, 'Quartermaster Lieut. Morina
Wilson Battery, Capt. C. B. Duffy.
Pensacola Light Artillery, Capt.
A. 11. D'Alamberte.
Naval Militia, represented by
Lieut. J. W. Bland and Lieut. Crom-
well Gibbons, of 2d Division.
Governor's Staff-Maj. Gen. P.
Houston, Adjutant General; Col. R.
Cay, Assistant Adjutant General;
Col. Frank Phillips, Quartermaster
General;.Col. John E. Lambett,Com-
Bli8ary General; Col. Sam T. Shay-
ler, Judge Advocate General; Col.
Thomas B. Kessler and Capt. N. H.
Harrison, Aides-de-Camps; First
Lieut. T. N. Horn, U. S. A.
Gov.Bloxham and Gov.-elect Jen-
nings; Mrs. Bloxham and Mrs.
Jennings, Cabinet Officers and
Justices of the Supreme Court,
accompanied by the ladies of
their families.
I. B.Gorman, Mayor; City Council
Confederate Veterans.
About 12 M.--returned by east
front of the Capitol, and the troops
presented arms as the carriages con-
taning (Gov. Bloxham and Gov.-elect
Jennings passed through the grounds
to the portico of the Capitol, accom-
palied by Mrs. Bloxham and Mrs.
Jennings, and followed by the Cab-
let, the Justices of the Supreme
Court and the ladies of their fami-
Se.- Here were already assembled

tung decisions amounting to practina
denial of justice." The supreme curt
was established by the constitution of 4
1845, no change was made in the n-.
stitution of 1868 nor in the constitutiGon.
of 1885. The supreme court, as first

constituted, is the supreme court of to-
day. From 1345 to 1891, 40years, the
court issued 21; volumes of reports, as
which time, 1891, the court was six and
one-half years behind with its work.
During the past nine years the court
has issued 16 volumes of reports con-
taining more matter than the former 26
volumes; and yet the court is five years
behind with its work.
This should convince all reasonable
men that it is impossible for three judges
to perform the work devolving upon
this court under the existing circum-
stances and our complex system of.
practice. A comparison of the condi-
tions, the wealth and population of
Florida, when this court was created
with that of the population, development
and wealth of today, should appeal to
the lawmaking power for its best
thought and action which I begto urge,
to.the end that a temporary commission
may be created to adjudicate apd dispose
of certain cases to be allotted by the jus-
tices, to enable the court to dispose of
accumulated cases and clear the docket-
speedily, and to provide by constitu-
tional amendment for the establishment
of another division of the supreme
Circuit Courts.
The circuit judges are likewise unable
to perform the duties devolving upon
their courts in several of the circuits.
These courts were established by the
constitution of 1868, and although our
population has more than quadrupled
and the business of these courts more
than six times as great, we have the
same number of judges that we had in
The criminal dockets in several of the
counties require all the term period,
thus depriving litigants on the civil
side of their rights and leaving them
without a remedy. These conditions
demand correction, and must appeal to
every patriotic legislator to provide a
constitutional amendment creating ad-
ditional circuits or judgships. There is
a great necessity for a provision for ad-
ditional circuits and circuit judges.
State's Attorneys.
From the great increase in homicides
and other cases of felony appearing on
the dockets of our circuit courts, the
time of the state's attorney being re-
quired in court work, it appears impos-
sible for a state's attorney to acquaint
himself with all the cases in a circuit
and prepare for the prosecution as the
interest of the state demands. The
lawmakers having the power to bring
about a correction of these evils I sug.
gest that the subject be investigated by
them, with a view of providing by con-
stitutional amendment for a state's at-'
torney for each senatorial district, to be;
paid out of fees to be prescribed by law.
section 1, article 9, of the constitu-
tion reads: "The legia ar a pro-
vide'i,for a unifmt ul Oiatte of."
taxation, and shall present such regula-
tions as shall secure a just valuation of
all property, both real and personal,"
exempted property excepted. This is a
subject that has perplexed the most ex.
verienced minds from time immemorial,
and will continue to do so while the
subject lasts. It has been ascertained
that under our present system of valua-
tions, property in some counties is as-
sessed at 90 per cent. of its value while
in others it is a< low as 20 per cent. In
1871 the he-ri-larure created a sta'e board
of equalivirion to (iltrerminie the relative
value ou ri:t' ai est-;r. in thle ditlerent
couities.. 'hi-s iourd 111 ,i| its report to
the liegil.i r-- in l72. which r'.]u:-r was
Since LhUA rnile. In-a:lyi ;:'i years there
has been te powe)rir tiou to deTrminile is Irelartive value of
the real estate in the different counties
resulting in a policy of local depression
of valuations, whiic has placed our
state in the awkward position of main-
taining an uneven burden of govern-
ment, and a higher rate of taxation than
would have otherwise been required.
That a remedy should be provided to re-
lieve those who are bearing an unjust
burden, and to provide for a uniform
and equal rate of taxation, must be ap-
Board of Health.
I heartily approve the state board
f health as constituted, and be-

low man.
As some expression of purpose is ex-
pected of me on this occasion I venture
to express some views based on observa-
tion of a general character, with the
hope that I shall be enabled to more
Specifically set forth my views in mes-
sages to the legislature. In contem-
plating the exercise of duties, it is
proper you should understand what I
aeem essential principles of our state
government, and, consequently, those
which ought 'to shape its wiministra-
tion for you; retain the sovereign power
and guard your rights with a jealous
care. Our declaration of rights, our
fundamernt9 law declare that "all men
are equp before the law, and have pcer-
sain inp** *ble rights, among which are
those of enjoying and defending life
and liberty,, acquiring, possessing and
end protecting property, and pursuing
happiness and obtaining safety; that all
political power is inherent in the people;
that the right of trial by jury shall be
secured to all and remain inviolate for-
ever; that all courts in this state shall
be open, so that every person for any
injury done him in, his lands, goods,
person or reputation, shall have reme-
dy by due course of law, and right and
justice shall be administered without
saae, denial or delay." These I deem
essential principles of our state govern-

lieve that our only safety lies in our re-
taining supreme sanitary control Since
the enactment of the law establishing
our state board of health, the employ-
ment of a competent state health officer
ten years ago and the enforcement of
the law our state has been immune from
yellow fever epidemics, save during the
year 1899, when our state control was
practically suspended by federal author-
ity. Our state being immune during
the entire period of the operation of our
state control, enabling our port cities to
increase in population and in wealth
during this period over 50 per cent and
our state to increase, under adverse cir-
cumstances, more in population in the
past decade than any other state in the
union convinces me that we should sus-
tain our health laws.

I am in favor of the most liberal sup-
port and development of the public
school system, and contemplate with
pride the record made in our state, and
hope to see an advance commensurate
with the necessities before us, extend-
ing, if necessary, to the establishment
of night schools in such places as are
found advisable to meet a growing de-
mand, and the adoption of the free
school book system in each of the coun-
ties of the state.
These and other important matters
that I shall not undertake to further

SI mnrtna irom me undertaking.
W I should despair if, unaided, I
dd be.forced to assume all the great
maibilities that are part and parcel
deposition, but by the will and the
m of the people who have placed
eM, I am surrounded by some of
Iblest and most experienced states-
Qf Florida, in whse good judgment
Te an abiding faith, and in addition
iee the presence of many whom I
ere reminds me that in other high
orities provided by our constitution
ll find sources of wisdom, of virtue
of zeal on which to rely in all vicis-
U. To you, gentlemen, who are
Red with the sovereign functions of
Nation, and the other state and
Syofficers, I look with confidence

fchat guidance and support necessary
toi Cnain. as Jefferson says. 's wise
j gal government which shall re-
st men from injuring one another;
- .leave them otherwise free to rega-
. veeir own pursuit on industry and
roveaent; and shall not take from
ranoth of labor the bread it has
This is the sum of good gov-
eat, and this is necessary to close
th of our felicities."
OW.. m yself that under every
the determined spirit and
councils of the state will be safe-
to its honor and essential inter-
estvI repair to the post assigned me
no other discouragement than that
W springs from my own inadequacy
to it high demands. If an attachment
to the constitution and a conscientious
def nation to support it; if an equal
a partial regard for the rights, in-
tereas, honor and happiness of the
whole people of Florida; if a love for
knoweldge and a wish to encourage
schools, colleges, universities, and every
institution for its attainment; if a ven-
eraon for religion among all classes of
the people not only for their own good
and the happiness of life in all its stages,
ansdl of society in all its forms, as a
means of sustaining a better state gov-
rnment, if a love of equal rights to all
and special privileges to none; a love of
justbe pnd humanity in its enforcement;
if a O sre to improve agriculture, com-
me. and manufacture; if an inflexible
de nation to maintain peace and to
takare that our laws are faithfully
ex ted; if an earnest endeavor to in-
ve ate every just cause and remove
ever colorable pretense of complaint;
if a guard for a well disciplined militia
und competent officers and the control
of cvit authority; strict economy in
publa expenditures; the diffusion of in-
formation anti arraignment all abuses
a bar of public reason; freedom of
n; freedom of the press; a liberal
p on for our disabled soldiers and
:.; if an energetic support of the
d its institutions; if an unshaken
ace in the honor, spirit and re-
S.-of the people of Florida; if a per-
f on of the terrible losses that
ha> n to the lot of those of our fel-
.iow that have sustained severe
* freezes, storms, fires and fail-
a continuing sympathy with
their brave and self-reliant
eff'y of whom were thrown
6 f luxury into the lap
selves; f elevated ideas of the high des-
tinies of this state and of my own duties
towards it; if an humble reverence to
that infinite power which rules the des-
tinies of states can enable me to comply
with your wishes, it shall be my strenu-
ous endeavor to perform the duties be-
fore me as directed by your will, and
may that Being who is supreme over all,
the fountain of justice, the protector of
liberty and dispenser of right, continue
his blessing upon this state and give it
all possible success consistent with the
ends of his providence.
The State seal was then delivered
to Gov. Jennings by ex-Gov. Blox-
ham, who with his ascus'omed grace,
congratulated all Floridians on th-ir
new Governer. lie said:
Governor Jennings:
Called by the people to the exalted
position of Chief Magistrate of Flor-
ida, and having taken the oath pre-
scribed by the. Constitution, it be-
comes my duty, as it is my pleasure,
to place in your custody the Great
Seal of Sate.
In doing so permit me to congrat-
ulate you upon entering upon the
discharge of your official duties, at a
period of great and growing pros-
perity, and to assure you that you
will have the best hopes of all Flor-
idians that the administration over
which you are to preside will add to
the glory of Florida and witness a
strifeless and increasing progress to
the end, that peace and prosperity
will continue to hover, as a benign
benediction, over our fair State.
Accept, sir, the Great Seal, the
emblem of the State's sovereignty
and highest Executive authority.
And now, fellow-citizens, all hail
to Governor Jennings, and Godspeed
to the new Administration.

This closed the official ceremony
of inauguration.
Ex-Gov. Bloxham then conducted
Gov. Jennings to the Executive Of-
fice, where all callers were informally
received by Gov. and Mrs. Jennings.
After the inauguration the troops
were invited to partake of a barbe-
cue, served on Wayne Square,where
over 600 were served with a variety
of barbecued meats, coffee, sand-

wiches, pickles, etc.
In the afternoon the State'Troops

at this time.
Red Hot from The Gun .
Was the ball that hit G. B. Ste man
of Newark, Mich., in the Civil W *. It
caused horrible Ulcers that no treatment
helped for 20 years. Then Buc len's
Arnica Salve cured him. Cures 'uts,
Bruises.. Burns, Boils, Felons, (>rns,
Skin Eruptions. Best File cure on earth.
25 cts a box. Cure guaranteed. : Sold
by all druggist.
Walker Discharged.
At a preliminary trial at Crawford-
ville on Monday of last week, held
before County Judge Giles, Frank
Walker was held justifiable for the
killing of Edgar Nims and discharged
from the custody of the sheriff.
Self-defense was the plea set up and
the court considered the evidence be-
fore him conclusive, rendering judg-
ment in accordance therewith.
scrofula the Cause.
Eczmia, catarrh, hip diseases, white
swelling, and even consumption have
their origin in scrofulous conditions.
With the slightest taint of scrofula in
the blood, there is no safety, The rem-
edv for this disease in all its forms'is
Hood's Sarsanarilla. which goes to the

formation to to the legislative branch
when that information concerns the
challenged conduct of an administra-
tion, is a monstrosity. In this case,
especially, it is believed a fes-
tering mass of corruption exist in
Cuba, and if the administration de-
liberately withholds official reports it
is a matter for the whole country to
know. The determination of the
President to cut off all information is
shown by the fact that Mr. Lawshe,
whose report the Secretary declines
to make public, has been suddenly
hurried to the Philippines to till a
$6,900 position as auditor. If lie had
remained in Washington, he could
have been summoned before the Con-
gressional Committee to describe the
situation he discovered in Cuba- andi
which makes the publication of his
Report incompatible with the public
interests or with the well-being of
the Republican party.
The army reorganization blh,
which was taken up in the Senate on
Thursday, displacing the subsidy bill


This closed the exercises for the
day, and was followed in the evening
by a public reception and ball at the
The hotel was elaborately dec ra-
ted with palms and our graceful na-.
tive bamboo.
At 8 o'clock Governor and Virs.
Jennings and ex-Governor and 4Irs.
Bloxham, standing in the east par-
lor, commenced receiving the hund-
reds of citizens who soon began to
crowd around d them. And for eev-
eral hours guests entered through
the north door, passed on into fthe
lobby and ten to the ball room. j'he
reception I1ted until half-past 10
o'clock, wh n the ball opened.
While th ball was going on t ose
in the parl rs listened to beautiful
vocal and i strumental music by fiss
Hansbroug, Mrs. Mottes and Miss
Webber, o Leesburg, and Miss ro-
vence, of is city. Delicious re-
freshmen consisting of chi ken
salad, turk y, Maryland biscuit, o-
fee and chocolate, were served om
half-past 16 until 2 a. m., and ere
much appreciated by the dancers and
the public generally.
The ball continued until the early
hours of Wednesday morning and
and was greatly enjoyed by all the
participant. It was one of the ost
magnificent balls Tallehassee has
ever witnessed, and will not sooi be

The New Governor. -
The New Governor, Williarp S.
Jennings, was born March 24, 1863,
in Marion County, Illinois. lie re-
ceived the rudiments of his education
in the public schools of his native
county, attended the Southern Illi-
nois University at- Carbondale and
the Union College of Law of Chica-
go, Ill. He moved to Brooksville,
Fla., in 1885, and was admitted to
practice law at Brooksville, May
1886. Hle was appointed Circuit
Court Commissioner, May, 1887, and
County Judge, May, 1S88. lie was
elected to the House of Representa-
tives, and served in the sessions of
1893 and 1895. lie was Speaker of
the House in the session of s9-5.
In 1896 lie was elected Presidential
Elector. lie was chairman of the
Democratic State Con vention a Or-
lando, in 1898. He was a member
of the Town Council of Brooksville,
and President of the Town Council
from 1898; to 1900. He was elected
Governor, November 6, 1900.
GCvernor Jtening was married to
Miss May Mann, May 12, 1891, in
this city. They have one Qhild,
Sherman Bryan Jennings, seven
years of age. The Governor is a
Baptist, aid vice-president of: the
Florida Baptist State Conventi n.
Working Night and Day.
The busiest and mightiest little thing g
that ever was made is Dr. King's: New
Life Pills. Every pill is a sugar-rcated
globule of health, that changes weaAness
into strength, listlessness into energy.
brain-fag into mental power. TlIey're
wonderful in building up the health.
Only 2'.5 cents per box. Sold by all Irug-
Installation Services.
On next Sabbath morning th. ser-
vice Installing Rev. S. L. Mc'arty
into the pastorate of the Pres yte-
rian Church will be held at 11 o'< ock.
The sermon on this occasion w 11 be
preached by Rev. Dr. S. P. M kel,
of Madison, Fla.; the charge t the
people will be delivered by Re N.
P. Quarterman, and the charge the
pastor by Rev. B. S. Baker. Th, reg-
ular quarterly communion of| the
Lord's Supper will also be observed


President an Congress Bt

Playing Themi


Information About Cuban Scandals
which the Senate had Asked For.

Washington, .an. 5,-"Pol'iti
came to the surface three times dur-
ing the three days that Congress wa.s
in session this week, and held sway
in both Senate and House. This was
the more striking because the pre-
holiday sessions were marked by the
entire absence of anything of the
kind. The game was inaugurated in
the House promptly on reassembling
by A resolution called up by Repre-
sentative Olmsted, of Pennsylvania.
providing for an investigation by tht-
Census Committee as to whether the.
franchise was restricted in the South.
in such a way as to call for a reduc-
tion of representation under the 14tl::
amendment to the Constitution. 'Thc*
resolution stirred the Southern mem-
bers, who have been aroused before
by the steps taken by Representative
Crumpacker, of Indiana, in the amc
direction. It directs the Census
Committee to ascertain where the
vote has been restricted and to make
full and complete reports to the
Ilouse. This involved to a certain
extent the consideration of the ap-
portionment bill.' The whole sub-
ject was gone over thoroughly in the
ninth census. The committee could.
of course, bring the information
down to date, and perhaps it would
be a good thing to have that done.
It would satisfy the public and show
something< of what the situation
r :ally is. The language of the four-
teenth amendment applies to all iuale
inhabitants. It would affect Illinois,
for that State has a law requiring
residence for a certain period before
one can vote. Probably there art
30,004 males over 21 years of age i:
Chicago who are unable to vote be-
cause of this .State law. Mastachu-
setts has an educational (qualificatiol
and Rhode Island has a poll tax.
Other States of the North also have
suffrage qualifications which would
bring them within the scope of the
ccistitutional amendment. Even the
inmates. of the insane asylums and.
similar institutions would have to be-
counted in reckoning the restriction,
of suffrage. So there is likely to bhe
strong opposition t anything definite
being accomplished under Mr. 1hni-
sted's resolution, which was tinaall
referred to the committeee on C(en-
In the Senate politics was played
by no less a personage than tht
President himself, who sent to tha.
lodly a refusal by the Secretary o
War to transmit the report of A. I
Lawshe, who investigated the Ceuba:
postoffice frauds, demanded from the
Secretary of War by resolution of
the Senate. The P'resident declared
curttly that he did not deem it corn
patible with the public interest t(-
make public the report. Tihe truth
of the matter .seems to be that the
report shows gross negligence and
possibly corruption on tLie part of
high officers of the Government-
whom the President and Secretary
of War hope to be:able to shield.
The refusal is a direct defiance of the
Senate's right to inquire into Govern
ment matters. To say that an exec-
utive officer can refuse to furnish in-

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VOL* XX, No.

4Nra~ lme~

The Forelock"

W~ln &,,~'d fecJZmq, -iYfc 'fi., dzrcu-.
mdic pa:,n, the f4-st vng fiwn
Mood are nmardfc.s4J take H&6es S.In-apa-
ftif and you ng[i rescue :orheaL
Prow ~,:y sawe a serious ~ ~ :s;'
fa get'Hoodos, because


Ospepsia, Cure
Digests what you eat.
It artificially digests the food and aids
Mature in strelngtenin g and recon
strcting the exhausted digestive or.
Saa. It lathe latestdilsovereddigest-
ant i. tonic. No other preparation
Saproach It la efficiency. It in.
SA relevesw permanently cures
pepia Indigestion, Heartburn,
Fane, Sonr Stomach, Nausea,
Sik Headache, Gastralg iLCramps and
all otherresultasof ltperiectdigestion.

'epird byIL Q. D ITTC, Cble,,C'

&ate of Old Overftots.
"Where do the old overcoats go?"' is a
,query that is a natural successor to the
old riddle, "Where do the flies go In
winter?" The old overcoats seem
-somehow to fade away, no one knows
just how. The overcoat starts its ca-
:reer on the back of its owper, who paid
:$4U for it. It keeps hin -warm and
shelters him from cold winds and from
storms until it commences to get fray-
ed at the edges and the pockets are
torn down the sides. Then the owner
uses the coat for rainy diys only. and
no more does he take it :o call on his
fiancee or to recline on 1_he back of a
chair whfle,he is reading at the club.
He keeps it another sun mer. and the
moths get into it. and when he takes it
out In the fall it has hales here and
there. So the owner gives it to the
janitor, if the janitor is not a cold,
"haughty man, and the ja itor wears it
awhile until his wife gikes it to the
tramp who wheeled out he three'" bar-
rels of ashes. The tramp wears it until
the old coat conimenees to fall apart.
Then he gives it to another tramp. and
it Calls apart still more. And then
some day the coat has entirely disap-
peared. No one knows $ow or when.
The coat just simply faded away.
That's all anybody knows about it.-
Chicago Tribune.

Trylig to Keei Out.
A sick man who was reallyy near to
death could not resist the !temptation to
have a little fun with his spiritual ad-
viser. He had a lingering malady, but
his days were certainly i itniered hv a

few weeks at the most.

lie *had1 not

.s"t *nown ,as a man of strong rell-
gious convictions. and yet there was
little if anything which could be said
agalnsthim. It was one of those deli-
cate cases in which it is hard for the
minister to do anything. Some one
suggested to Rev. Paul Weyand. then
.stationed at Morningside. toiat he make
a call upon the patient -
Going to the house. he found the man
propp Ml up ifi bed to relieve a smother-
Ing sensation. The sick man could
scarcely talk above a whisper, and Rev.
Mr. Weyand began to make subtle in-
quiries about his spiritual welfare.
The invalid's answers were all non-
committal and evasive, and finally in
despair the pastor asked;
"Do you really want to go to heaven.
Mr. Blank?"
"Do I want to go to heaven?" repeat-
ed thle dying man in a hoarse whisper.
"Why. that's the place I've been fight-
ing so hard to keep out of for the last
two years!"-Pittsburg News.

Met on a Screen.
One of the happiest uses served by
that wonderful and many named in-
vention, the moving picture machine,
appears in a story told in the London
Music Hall.
A party of gentlemen were watch-
Ing the pictures when In one of the
South African scenes they recognized
an officer friend. The wife of the
officer, on being told of this. wrote to
the manager and asked that this pic-
ture might be put on on a certain
evening when she would purposely
journey from Glasgow.
She had not seen her husband for
ever- a year, but at last observed bhim
In a group-on the screen of a cine-

Still Anxious.
"Have you fastened the windows,
dear?" she asked, as they were about
to retire for the night.
"No. What's the use? I gave you
the last dollar I had to buy that new
hat. and we needn't fear hnrglars."
"But they might sit down on the hat.
%ou know."-Washington Post.

Hall's Great Discovery.
One small bottle of Hall's Great Dis-
covery cures all kidney and bladder
troubles, removes gravel, cures diabetes,
seminal emissions, weak and lame-
backs, rheumatism and all irregularities
"f the kidneys and bladder in both men
in children. If not sold by your drug.
gists, will be sent by mail on receipt of
$1. One small bottle is two months'
treatment and will cure any case above
mentioned. Dr. E. W. Hall. sole manu-
facturer. P. 0. Box 629, St. Louis, Mo.
Send for testimonials.
Sold by Wight & Bro.. Tallahassee,

Dothen, Ala.. July 13. 1899.
Dr. E. W Hall, St. rluiF, M,).-Drar
Sir-We have been sw'liug your T. x as
Wonder. H-All great Dwicovery, for two
years and recommend it to any one suf-
fering with a) kidney troul le as being
tie best remedy we ever sold.
Yours truly. J. R. YOUNG.


I caa not recommend Pit' Cm
uinative too strongly. I must e o
I *we* my baby's lifeoa It. .
I earnestly ask all mother wh.
have sickly or delicate child re j
to try eo bottle sad se what h
Sresall will ba. RespectfUy.
Jabas..a's Stations Ga

( 2

What Prightened HIne
While crossing the isthmus of Pana-
ma by rail some years ago the conduct-
or obligingly stopiwil the train for Mr.
Campion to gather some beautiful
crimson flowers by the roadside. It
was midday aiil intensely hot. In his
"On the Frontier" Mir. (ampion tells a
peculiar story of this flower picking
I refused offers of assistance and
went alone to pluck the flowers. After
gathering a handful I noticed a large
bed of plants knee high and of delicate
form and a beautiful green shade. I
walked to them, broke off a fine spray
and placed it with the flowers.
To my amazement I saw that I had
gathered a withered, shriveled brown-
Ish weed. I threw it away. carefully
selected a large, bright green plant
and plucked it. Again I hiad in my
hand a bunch of withered leaves.
It flashed through my mind that a
sudden attack of Panama fever, which
was very prevalent and much talked
of, had struck me delirious.
I went "off my head" from fright. In
a panic I threw the flowers down and
was alout to run to the train. I looked
around. Nothing s.eemned strange. I
felt my pulse. All right. I was in a
perspiration. but the heat would have
made a lizard perspire.
Then I noticed that the plants where
I stood seemed shrunken and wilted.
Carefully I put my finger on a fresh
branch. Instantly the leaves shrank
and began to change color. I had been
frightened by sensitive plants.

A Bit of Red Tape.
The absurdities of officialisin have
perhaps never been better illustrated
than by the incident in the career of
Lord Shaftesbury which the author of
"Collections anid I collect ions" relates:
One winter evening in 18;7 he was
sitting in his library in Grosvenor
square. when the s-ervant told him

When you need a soothing and heal-
ing antiseptic application for any pur
pose, use the original DeWitt's Witch
Hazel Salve, a well known cure for
piles and skin diseases. It heals sores
without leaving a scar. Beware of coun.
terfeits. All dealers.

Supt. Sheats to County School Officers. .

TALLAIiASsEE, Jan. 3, 1901.
I)DEAR Sm s-ThijA medium is employed to acquaint you with the following opinion of the Attorney- Gen-
eral, and, while doing so, to call attention to other matters.
Whether the retiring or the incoming County Hoard of Public Instruction will be the lawiul one for the
transaction of business ,and entitled to compensation for Tuesday after the first 11 mday in January after a eral election, being askeil by many, the question was submitted to the Attorney-G'eneral for his opinion, wThich
find below, as follows: "
HON. W. N. SH.ATS. January :, 1901.
ST.\TE SI'Ur. P1 INSTv Ir'T"'N.
I)EAR Si--I h;tave your inquirv of the :,lst ult. In my opinion the te-rnm of the niml)t'r-s of the Couinty Boar'ls of
Public Is-truction lately elected an I commissioned begin on next Tuesday. January r.h. 1901. The term : of their pre.deces-
sorsin :'whose sterns of office shall begin the first Tuesday after the first Monday."etc. The termn ine-lu les th- whole of Tuesday.
B 4h boards" can not be in office at the same time. The members of the lately elected Boards of Public Instruction have
already ,lualihfil for their terms of office. Very truly.
WV. B. LAMAR, Attorney-General.
In view of tli opinion, it appears that where there is unfinished business requiring a meeting of the old
IHoard it should be called upon some previous day.
In this same communication -permit me to further add:
1st. That a copy of the last compilation of the School Laws is mailed each of you this date, and it is
urged that you speedily acquaint yourself with its provisions. Your attention is now directed to Section 35,
prescribing a primary duty. To aid you in the uniform and proper discharge of this, two blanks have been
mailed to each incoming County Superintendent.
2d. To fix the compensation for the services of the County Superintendent of Public Instruction will be
another one of your early duties. It is hoped that you will pardon the suggestion that you make his salary as
liberal as the amount of service required to properly supervise the schools of your county, as the size and state
of your county school finances, and as the individual interest in the work and known ability of the officer, will
justify. Properly pay him, then insist that he devote his time and capabilities to the zealous and faithful
discharge of the varied and responsible duties of the office. His services, properly rendered, are invaluable.
No money expended for public education yields such large returns. The value of your schools and of your
own services largely depends upon his faithfulness, zeal and painstaking in executing your demands. His
greatest worth results from his suggestions to the Board, if he be given the opportunity and is inclined .to inform
himself on school questions generally and the real educational status of his own county. That he may give
his best services and vital interest, his very oul, to the office-otherwise, he is of little value-you must
pay him enough to enable him to devote his undivided attention to the work. The final outcome of pub-
lio& education is not so dependent upon any other agency as upon the constant and undivided attention of a
,capable an.d enthusiastic County Superintendent. p
The County Board will be largely defeated in spite of itself, and the children and parents are to be pitied
where an improper County Superintendent has been elected, or one that will make the duties of the office of sec-
ondary consideration. Hence, you can render no greater service to the educational interests of your county than
-by suiting the salary to the requirements of the office and then insisting that every dollar! of the same be well-
earned. ,
3d. It is sincerely hoped that every one elected to assume a school office at the beginning of this new
century is thoroughly imbued with the spirit necessary to keep step with the rapid progress of the age. I covet
the privilege of addressng you as a body and regret that the small compensation allowed tou renders -it impos-
sible and unreasonable to expect that you should assemble for conference. I contemplate, however, nflicting
up6n you in the immediate future a printed address of such length as would not be justifiable in a circular of this i
nature. It proposed in this address to outline the changes proposed, with the reasons therefore, for bettering I
A ---11 .- -- --

? that there was a poor man waiting to
see him. The man wa 'shown in and
proved to be a laborer from Clerken-
, well and one of the Innumerable re-
cipients of the old .earl's charity.
He said. "My lord, you have been
very good to me, and I have epme to
tell you what I have heard." It ap-
peared that at the public house: which
he frequented he had overheard some
Irishmen of desperate character plot-
ting to blow up Clerkenwell prison.
He gave Lord Shaftesbury the in-
formation, to be used as he thought
best, but made it a condition that his
name should not be divulged. If it
were, his life would not be worth an
hour's purchase.
Lord Shaftesbury pledged himself to
secrecy, ordered his carriage and drov.
Instantly to Whitehall. The authori-
ties there refused, on grounds of otffi-
cial practice, to entertain the informa-
tion without the name and address of
the Informant. These, of course. could
not be given. The warning wis re-
jected, 'and the jail was blown up.-
Youth's Companion.

Her Wedding "Tower."'
An accommodation train on a dis-
tant railroad was dragging along, when
a long, lean and sallow woman, in what
appeared to be subdued bridal finery.
leaned across the aisle of the (Sr and
said seriously to a lady sitting opposite
"Dear me! It's a kind of a solemn
thing to be traveling with two hus-
bands, now. ain't it?"
"I do not know what you mean," re-
plied the lady.
"Oh, mebbe not. Well. you see, my
first husband died 'bout a year ago anl
was buried over in Patrick county.,
an last week I was married ag'in. an
me an my second husband have been
over in Patrick county on a little w(ed-
din tower., n I thought I'd kind of
like to have miy first husband buried
in the graveyard nigh where I'm goin
to live now, an lmy second husband
was willing. so we tuk mny first hus-
band up. an hv%'s in the l;Igg:mae car"
along with our oiler things. .My sec-
ond husltand is setting otim olin !n
platform takin a smoke. ani I .-en
setting here thiinkin how .olmi.nm it is
to go on a wedding tower wilmh Iwo
husbands. It's a terrible solemih piece
of bizness when you colie to think
of it."-Laurence Lee in Lippincott's
J. A. Lambert. of Rachel, N. C.,
write : "'I heartily endorse Foley's
Kidney Cure. It does what you claim
it will do, and thee is n.thing Ilnal to
it, and I thank you for the good it has
don me." Accept no substitute. Wight
& Bro.
The Lost Repeater. 1 ;
When monsieur-the first monsieur
at the cocrt of Louis XIV-discovered
at his levee that his watch had been
stolen, presumably by one of his valets,
he finished dressing hastily and. ad.
dressing them all. said: "Gentlemen.
the watch strikes. Let us separate as
quickly as we can." What a tact and
finish were here!
The spirit of monsieur was admira-
bly caught by the French gentleman
of the time. who. attacked by robbers
at 5 o'clock in the afternoon, simply
observed, "Sirs, you have opened very
early today."-Cornhill.
"That confounded life insurance con-
pany refused my application for a pol-.
icy." said Hunker.
"Why. I should think you were a fine
risk," replied Spatts. "What made
them refuse your application?"
"Well. they found out in some way
that I am in the habit of eating mush-
rooms that I gather myself."-Detroit
Free Press. "

Only a Slight Difference.
"I hear your sou is achieving great
success in his stage c:areor."
"Yes," replied the architect.
"I should have thought lie would
have entered your profession."
"Well. it amounts to the same thing.
We both make money by drawing good
,.ouses."-Stray Stories.

I After He Comes
0 he has a hard enough time. Every-
p thing that the expectant mother
P can do to help her child she should
do. One of the greatest blessings
Sshe can give ahim is health, but to
do this. she must have health her- 0
self. She should use every means
I to improve her physical condition.
SShe should, by all means, supply
herself with "

Motfe*? an ri*

U.. R~-Zk~LC "

It il ac hker
th roh the crisis
4 ea;iv an il
Si.nment which
gi es strong
1 and vigorto to
u\ -scles. Co
,- _^H^ mon semse wil1
show yoai
that the
stronger the
"muscles are,
S.' strain, the less
Spain there willbe.
A woman living in Port Wayne,
Ind., says: "Mother's Friend did
wonders for me. Praise God for
your liniment."


Too Strang a Temptagrfes.
"Yes. ;eorge asked nme how old I
would be on wy next birthday."
"The impudent fellow: Of course
you said 19?'"
"No: I said ;6."
"Mercy. grill you ain't but 24!"
"No. but George is going to give me
a cluster ring'with a diamond in it for
every year."'-Cleveland Plain Dealer.

PFIrwr Mr
"What ten iao)ks would

on a desert isl:hnd?"
"Oh. I wouldn't take books
I'd take things to eat."-Exe

A federal union cf vegetari
ties exists i4 London. Londo
vegetarian lspital with 20
connection w3th it.



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Apfectflendy forfConsipa-
lion, Sour Stoach.Diarrioea
Worms0Convulions Feverish-
aess andLossOF SLEEP.
TacSinle Signature of

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Whatis thisManGood For?


He is a nervous wreck. Mleak
a burden to hdseeandhisyf
a dread this famil and a

e f grave.
a million in

edition ~tney "
Seed pray foreq
But Nervousnes
its morbid horreA
are vanishing beW

every form of Nervous Derangement, and soon ma es the patient robeI

In adults or children.

LipplmanI Brothers, Ie.'etowK. Savannah, Os.

Hard ware, Hardtware Cr ockerwar
DebiiitanNrons.i a toics.lf u t

Full Line of Cook Stoves, Rangs and Heaters!


A full Lke of Steam Fitti
consisting 4f Piping, Pipe-fitt
Injectors, nspirators, Ws
Steam Gaukes, Check and
Valves. Also a full line
ber and Leather Belting,
Leather, Bblt Hooks and
-Packing. A full line of
and Harness Leather.

Mills, all sizes.

Call 4tt


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spcu South. W. J. Carp -nter, Pa-
ces: Preach every bNn
Ip abbehSeaodol.fiuA.IV.
xbletin. Wednesday at7:W P. M.
Ajs u C RCHURev.S. L.McCarty,
e will be held regularly every
aetl 0oA.M.-Iand' P.M. Sektsare
athe public cordially Invited to at-
pnda School at00 A. MN. Prayer
-wndey..-7:30P. M ..Union Chrie.
Vror Meeigl. 3: P. M.. Sunday..
SCHUacH. Rev. S. M. rovence
preaching at 11 a. m. und 7p. m.
'anday. Sunday School at 10 a. m.
Meeting Wednesday 7 p. m. A cordial
is extended to all.
.oinls 6BPISoPAL CaituiC. Dr. W. H.
SMtor. ServceM : Preaching everT
& A.M.; 7aU P.M. Fridayevenulffer-
t-J0 P.M. Sunday School at 10 A.M.
a CiOnuCun. HRev. J. -. .Hi rgot, he -
High Mass and Smron oatc A. MX
3.Ahp 1. M. 1eanpers ani N uedic-
t.&a P. M.
I week dayve, Jasx:45 A. M.
.1W DEPOSttItO.libil'li- l'or C alle at all
Sat COBt prices at The TALLAMAw&SmAN
L Ehulch Ltad"1) 3 c8iata9f'a. im.,
rimorJ G. Riley Superintendent. Preach-
gas 3p.3 and ib..m.
er 4eetig Tuesday night. ClasMee
--Trurd W M. F. BRINBoP. Pastor.
AcTTs' IKETmu G The Board of DirDc-
Sof the LibraryAssociation hold their
on the third Frday evening of each
sitaat v.m.atthelibrary. .
kae who are interested in V rstain Sci.
Se will ob cicoaned at the residence of Mr.
N. C.wis, where the servi oe will be held at lp:.3 n.m..* edncsdaus at t7:0O p.m.
.1. 0. 0 F '

h dIegular meeung6 or LvOJ
S beid every Tuesday Bveii
e RoomM, art o'clock. Al_
Wndig M.* McINTObH
I L. CoLULJ%. it. b.
g _CA.PM ET.--Igular meetli
iCUPliXiMT No 2. are I
dtbird Thursday Evenings 01l
tbilr Lodge Room, at 8 o'clock
in good standing are invited
W. H. CnAwCy. ScTribe.

ing, at heir
lre( .'ers in
J ., N.G.
pkgs A1 AU-
eld tl firmt
Oae month,
i A.I Patn-
to uttena
SR.. C. P.

fishaaee Lodge, No. 32,i eeta second
Fourth Thurday evenings of eh month
.loic H LE. PHILBRICK Dictator.
W. CiAMCzY. Reporter:
oero Lodse No. I K. ofP.. eetscvery
day evening tn Cailte H Visiting
are cordially invited to a nd.
iH.C. CRAW t1. C.t.
J. F. HILL, K. of ik. 22
(B. S. of the E.)
pIM its meeting every Wedl eday ven-
st eight o'clock, at 1 k ] room up-
one door east of the annex i the Opera
3m All members of the Ord iin good
Sid arc cordially invited to at nd.
t iUlar convocation of Flcrida R. A.
r no. 1, will be held on the *coud and
Igth Mondays of each month a t o'clock
I t.: W. M. McINTOSH, SB., Scretary.
laRegular meetings of JACKL)N LODGE
l1, are held on the frst and third Mondays
m*h month, at 4 o'clock, P. M.
W. M. MclTrosn. SR.. Secretary.

rofessi Inal cards.

aI sad have your correspondence and legal
JIR"is nhorthand and typewri 1nby an
raper. at reasonable ra. Mdern
and Typewriitng taught.
Smy soicting patrnag pe ly.



Office over Capital City Banl






teduate 1894, Umversity U'laVd,
Baltimore; Post Graduate 93,.
askell School, Chicago.
IW Preservation of Natural eeth,
Gold Crowns, Bridgework, and Ietal
latest a Specialty. Gas admin ed.
r-ly "

liealrs all kinds of Household a o
day-use. Trunks, Bags, Satchels, ock.
Fastenings Guns, Pistols, 8hoot Out
Umbrellas, also Bicycles and BewiMa
M. Shop on Jefferson Street. New
Market. Work done on short noti and
Worices. tf

A. J. FIS ,


and Builder
dlaMlw Laths, Shingles, Etc., kept
tei at all times.

J. H. HILL & CO.'S +

WGt's Furnishing Goo,

and ;,

OtwoIet hearing the world.

Foley's Kidney Cure;
MakU kiey 0"d Maddc right.

Foleys Honey nd Tar
SorcbUdrvp,sf sgve .Nolaptes.

Foley's Honey ad Tar
eARlIS AND sto the cWO gh.


(Contlnutil from Sieventh Pave.)
As her eyes ran over those six words
she blushed.
"Hernmann." she said. "you have be-
trayed mae."
"And when will your higlness order
me out to Ie. shot?" ask'd lie, smiling.
"At sunrise. Hut I shall blindfold
the soldiers and take the charges from
their guns. I forgive you."
"Now. IIermiaiinn," said 1. "fill mie up
.i stein." I held it high above imy head.
"A health! Long live the king! Long
live her serene highness the Prin-
c ss" -
"Elizabeth." said Gretchen gently.
"I fear slive has lost something which is
never to ble found again."
I drained the stein, and as I set it
down I thought, Phyllis is so far away
and Gretchen is so near!
"Let us go into the garden." said 1.
For a long time we wandered here
and there, saying nothing. I was
thinking that I Liad found a castle at
last which neither tides nor winds nor
sudden awakenings could tumble
"Gretchen. you must never take up
the sword again."
"Only in my lord's defense," From
the movement of her arm. which clung
to mine. I knew that she was laughing.
The moon had risen, the round and
mellow moon of summer. The silver
mists -of night wavered and sailed
through the aisles of the forests, and
from the river came the cool, fresh
perfume of lthe river rush.
"And so you really love me?" I
"I do."
"Why do you love me?"
"PBeo.ase," said Gretchen.
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. Casca-
rets Candy Cathartic, the wonderful
new liver stimulant and intestinal tonio
are by all druggists guaranteed to cure
or money refunded. C. C. C. are a sure
thing. Try a box to-day; 10c., 25c., 50c.
Sample and. booklet free. See our big
The Skin and the Lanwgs.
"That the skin is intimately conn'et-
*ed with the lungs is proved lby the
fact that our minor ills of thil respira-
tory tract-Icolds. for instance-are al-
most always t ra-etabile to a lcheking
of the pirspiration,. so that tie impuri-
ties of the i I oti poison us." says Har-
voy Sutherl:nd. in .insee'4,.. "l*Every-
body knows tlie story abilout the little
floy that was covered with gold leaf as
a cherulb for Roilani pilump aind
how he died in agony :i few hours
afterward. The poisons manufactured
by his own org:anismnis slew hin. to
say nothing of his sulffolatioll. Hurnms
involving more tluhan one-third of the
general surface are f:il:l hieeniuse the
excrelory powers or t hi shkin Iare less-
ened ineyoil tlihe abilities of the other
depuraloliVor. (m'.ls to ii,:i k li for.
"V':riiish an :iiiiic:l aiinl it will die
in froiii six to twelve lihbii-s. sa some
authorities. This ineconlronvertible fact
is nintt:iied by another equally incontro-
vertible-i hat inobody ever heard of
any case of tarring and feathering that
killed tlhe victim. lie might have had
all kind of trouble in getting the stuff


oft. ....... i. .. .. s i shock
to his lpr'de. I.ut he. il'l i. tli nj any-
body tev*r 1,:Lear: o. i nuver assisted
at a cerelnluan (' li!s kl:|i ;at either
end of the jo:r. :;:d --) I :i'( speak as
to the (coiIphIteiw.-s w.i% wh. licI the
SIioly is coverled iti, t il .,. ir. lUit from
miy general kniwI'l:,.!,-t; of the of the people of the west .I aniiu uth-
west. where such sports are fr ely in-
dulged in. I should say that it would
most likely .?.* a thloroulgh and conupre-
hensh-i pi I.t;l::;n;. Ii n uany 1e that
the manli breathlt-is rough the quills
of the feat hers s ti-k on. but I double it.
I should tLink tar wuiid seal ilp the
pores of tlii- slin quite Ias effectually
as varnish. :ind it is a paint warrnated
to wear in all weathers aud not to
crack or scale off."

The KIhl That Made Him .Mild.
A itoston inla. iin sj'r>;kilng (o ('*;tnlinl
foreign cl-h;trtttristics. told th:. f .!i;io v-
ing story: .A i iddl.. aged A.\t!irin:iii
couple tr:i'veling ;a.iiroadl s(,ime years
1gi-o e(:tlied in lhoine ou ;a scull!i;or with
Whom thel'y had ben ;ijequi;ihted year.,

for Over F'ifty ears.
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has
oeen used for over fifty years by mil-
lions of mothers for their children while
teething, with perfectsuccess. ;Itsoothes
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 part of the
world. Twenty-five cents a bottle. Be
sure and ask for "Mrs. Winslow's Sooth-
ing Syrup," and take no other kind.
before. The visit passed off pleasant-
ly, but at Its close the host gallantly,
but none the less to her surprise and
chagrin, kissed the lady as he said
goodby. The sculptor was an elderly
man. but nevertheless it was a liberty,
and she was not astonished to hear her
husband ejaculate: 'Why. 1 never heard
of such check! I've a good mind to go
back and tell him what I think of him.!
'After two or three remarks of a
similar tenor. In which the note of an-
ger was rising, the wife decided to
pour oil on the troubled waters and so,
laying her hand on his arm. said: 'I
know. dear. he shouldn't have kissed
me. but what does it really matter?
What does a kiss count In a woman of
my years? Hie is a very old man. and
probably he was following the fashion
of the country.'
"Her husband turned anit astonished
face. 'Of course I don't mind his kiss-
ing you.' he raged. 'but.' and his voice
rose. "it's his having kissed me that has
hurt my feelingsg'
"The sculptor had followed the Ital-
ian custom and kissed both wife and
husband."--New York Tribune.

Sot the Baos Viol Man's Fault.
A capital story relating to good old.
times is still told in the Fen district
of the eastern counties. As is well
known by many and even now remem-
bered by some.. a bass viol was often
procured to help the choirs in parish
One lovely Sunday morning in the
summer while the parson was droning
out his drowsy discourse and had about
reached the middle a big bull managed
to escape from hi/ pasture and march-
ed majestically down the road. bellow-
ing defiantly as he came. The parson,
who was somewhat deaf. heard the
bull bellow, but. mistaking the origin
of the sound, gravely glanced toward
the singers' seats and said in tones of
"I would thank the musicians not to
tune up during service time. It annoys
me very much."
As may well be imagined, the choir
looked greatly surprised, but said noth-
Very soon, however, the belligerent
bull gave another bellow, and then the
aggrieved parson became desperately
iindignant.-Cassell's Magazine.

A Mountain Accident.
A serious seeming accident with a
fortunate termination is reported by a
western exchange.
A man and his wife, while driving
along a mountain road in Oregon. met
.n curious mishap. The wagon


ls Meth*o InvariaUy Cures All-
CtaThal,Brmehial,La ngMStem.
aelh, Liver, KMey and Other Com.
plaints, as Well as All Diseases
an Weaekneses of Weomen.
In Dr. Hathaway's mao
extensive practice, eom
erin a .period of more
t"ants0years hehasbeen
called upon to treat all
manuoe of diseases of
* Bmen and women and
along the whole line of
liuinan ailments he has
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Dr. Hathaway's me-
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directly at the seat of
Pti~fies the trouble. purifies the blood
the ltooad tones tp the whole system and
th Bl@* neutralj;'es thU poisons which
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Dr. Ilathawaty :ilso treats with
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Wmeneu liu;av dit4r, weaknesses and
diseases by which so nmaun woment- are afflited.
Electrical Dr. Hathaav's ;ties are fitted
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used by Dr. llathawayare compounded in his
own !abonttorie.%. under his personal direction.
and special remedies are prepared for each In-
dividual ease according? to its reouirements.
Examl'i nat Dr. Hathaway has prepared a
a. series of self-examination blanks
lMNks. applying to the different diseases
which he sends free on application: No. 1, for
Men; No. 2, for Women: No. .. for Skin Dlsease.;
No.4, for Catarrhal Diseases; No.5. for Kidney).
Dr. Hathaway makes nocharie
"Utfor consultation at either his
F ee. office or by mail.
Dr. Hathaway Co.,
6 Bryan Street, %;vannah, G.
MF,1~FTIf rT!'' 1-Z '- ';IP VWII '" E -'r: *rr G.
was overturned, and the occupants fell
out The woman dropped into the
branches of a tree 50 feet below, and
thet man went sliding and bumping
fully 300 feet to the bottom of a ravine.
When he recovered his senses, he was
comparatively unhurt and went to his
wife's rescue, but It was an hour be-
fore he could extricate her from where
she hung by her skirts.
Couldn't See the Humor.
"I can't for tihe life oft me see," re-
marked' an iunglishinan during the
course of conversation with Nat Good-
win once, "what people mean by Amer-
ican humor. To me all humor is alike,
whether it be of American or English
origin. Perhaps you can explain to me
just what distinguishes American hu-
mor from any other sort?"
"Well," replied Mr. Goodwin, "I think
the American type of humor is rather
more subtle. it doesn't always fully
impress itself upon you at once. The
more you thinly, about it the funnier it
seems. I can perhaps best illustrate
my meaning with a little story.
"A-man was walking along the street
one day when hle passed another man
who was carrying a letter in his hand.
"'Pardon me.' said the man with the
letter. 'Do you know where the post-
office is?
'Yes,' said the other man and pass-
ed on. On second thouiirht he decided
that lie had been rude and went back
to where the man with the letter was
still standing.
"'Do you wish to know where the
posto!fice is?' lie asked.
'No.' said the other man."
T'he Englishman's gaze was vacant.
A Prominent Chicago Woman Speaks
Prof. Roxa Tyler, of Chicago. Vice-
President Illinois Woman's Alliance. in
speaking of Chamberlain's Cough Rem.
edy, says: "I suffered with a severe
cold this winter which threatened to run
into pneumonia. I tried different rem-
edies. hut I seemed to grow worse and
and the medicine upset my stomach. A
friend advised me to. try Chamberlain's
oughgh Remedy and I found it was
pleasant }o take and it relieved me at
once. I am now entirely recovered,
saved a doctor's bill, time and lulTering,
and I will never be without this splenduli
medicine again." For sale by Wight &
Bro. and all medicine dealers.
"Jlust turtn it over in your mind for a

few mltinuteis :lt tell Ille what you
thiilk oif it." said Mr. (hoodwiin.
"''i miihuite's iter th lie .-liiishman
chlutleid sit Mr. ( ,;iid win's ellow. "Yuu
vwlJn't lie offended. will yo(l. old chap?"
he murmnured. "u*'.t, really. I think
they were botlh lidawsted rude!"-Sat-
urday Evening lPost.

Closeness Person ifed.
There's a good story told on a young
fellow here noted for his closeness, lie
went to spend the night with a friend.
During the entire night lie betrayed
much restlessness, which kept the host
Wide awake, and finally the slunmbrer
betrayed signs of violent emotion.
"tie's going to have a nightmare," said
the friend, "but he always grumbles so
when you wake hin up ih;at I Ihate to
disturb him." lie waited awhile loic-
ger, sitting up iu lied staring on the
miserable sleei'r. aid finally. becom-
ing alarmed. lie roused him. lie sprang
iup in bed. gl.ired \yildly around iand
said: "Where all I? I don!i't see the
"W'hy, here in ily rooml" sniid the
houst so.(,tliiiil!y. 'Y) I !' em( ,i)ll, cer ytiu
sta id all nihlt with me?1 I h g Vy;u:r
la;irdoin l o- y u:t iig Vy u I(m. i)i y 'l(- e-ii'-
rihdl Ul so I h:il] to)."
"lh'g your itl(>oii.'"'g:ipedI ti!' g es*.
"I shall linev. Le grib tofful t-li:1ii11 4o
V A M. l .-. ..-- .* 4t


point inent thaj duty tell to souimehllly
else. And so until the men arose to let
the women file out lie could oAly gaze
at her from afar and he politely stupid
to the woniman next him. lHe had never
met her Ierfore. but somnehuw they
seemed to know each other very well
by the time they had spoken a few
words in the course of the short wait
before, the guests paired off on their
way to the dining room. He didn't
knowswhat shle thought of him.I hut he
knew that from his point of view she
was about right. And he was a mania
difficult to please.
The men seemed to him to linger over
their cigars an interminable time. At
last they trooped to the drawing room
lie sought her out.
"How did you get along?" hlie asked.
"To tell yon lie truth." she. said
frankly. and her frankness was chliriii
ing. "I live .Ieen lored to detilth. Il:t-e
you been?"
"Yes." hle said.
"lsit't it :i pity." slie remarked, "lihat
we didn't get llie (h:alnce to l1.e bored in
eaili olter's coiillti'll'y?"-Ne'w York

Lost Her Match.
Loreni P. M,'erri l of l'iar! tells lihe
story of the: p:irti clair old woman. :iiand
lie makes her a rhidlent of Liwvi-ii(more.
Shlio was not only old. hult she was of
the worrying. fret ~lig species of anti'i-
uity. She ha:id fret tl away her friends
:ind relatives unti slihe was at length
living alone in a slimall house in the
outskirts of lthe to,*n. Just as she was
retiring one bittercold night she dis-
covered thli;t ibut one unlighted match
remained in the Ilhoise. She lay awake
until almost d:iyhlight, worrying and
disturbing herself with wondering if
the match w;as good. At last she got
up and hunted up the match and struck
It to see if it would( light her kindlings
in the morning.-Lewiston (MeJ Jour-

Taken by Sirprise.
"That cousin of yours is from Chica-
go. isn't he?" asked the village post-
"Yes." replied Farmer Haycraft.
"How d'ye know?"
"When lie was in ere yesterday and
asked if there was iany mail for the
1Haycrafts. I told hirb no. And then a
second Inter when lie was turning
LUCAS CoUN4'm. )
Frank J. Cheney rmpkes oath that he
is the senior partner -of the firm o' F.
J. Cheney & Co., doing business in the
city of Toledo, county and State alore-
said, and that said firm will pay the sum
of one hundred dollars for each an d
every case of catarrh that cannot be
cured by the use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.
Sworn to before e me and subscribed in
my presence, this 6th Aay of December.
A D. 1886.

A Family Medidte Ches
A family medicine chest for ten eents
In a pretty little enameled metal box
you.have the means of keeping the
whole family healthy, from baby togood
old grand-p Goto your druggist and
get a bx ofCascarets Candy Cathartic
for ten cents, and see that you always
have them in the house. Colic, sick
headache, dyspepsia, pimples, sleepless.
ness. worms and nearly every other ail-
ment are cured by some- form of con-
stipation and in that little box you have
a perfect remedy always at hand. Save
your doctor bills and prevent serious ill-
ness by the use of the sweet, dainty little
pieces of candy that make you well and
keep you well. We recommend Casca-
rets to all our rears.

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Sold by Druggists, 75 cents.
Hall's Family Pills arl the bst. =---

a .ay I saia: 'Hold ul. There is one 'PAT lllTa
letter for them.' I noticed that when I I I- i
said 'Hold up' he threw up his hands AWAD AS TO PATEINTAI LR
quicker'n lightning."-Chicago Trill o owo t o iPrene, -Ae
une. C argues moderate. No fee ti titsecm d.
lattere strict confidenUMal. Addre.
Pear Pa* E. G.S9ES, pa LatsecMyadmi"uI0.C J.
Dr. Pill-That's the| worst paying
family I ever attended. i
Dr. Pellet-Yes: I jnce attended
them, but I never succeeded in getting
a penny out of t henm.
Dr. Pill-Well, I ha ei had letter
luck. I got a nick(el on of one of ltie
children after it h:ld net rly choked the
kid to death.-Exchange.,

A Philadelphia story.
Sunday School Teachlir--lWhere did
the three wise mnen co metfrot't?
Phil Adelphy (whose f.(iily had onlyC
recently moved to Chlicagb)-They clmn, F
from thile east.AND
Sunday Schliool Teaehi-r-And why SALE STABLES,
were they called "wise nl'n?" WITH
Phil Adelphy-Becausel ma'anim they Double and Single Teams,
went back again.-Philadelphia Press. BOTH LOCAL AND D1 TAN('F,
Her .Own Selection.. Patronage Solicited
Through ovti as of rl'e!lilans and rib- P Satisfactln Intended.
bouIs the putting big \vwiioni towed the
meek little ian. RltK-ctfii ly.
-What in the world shall I send her. W. C. TULLY.
Jolii?" she blustered. "' [lre. suggest Everbod Sa
something that would please Aunt Het- rybody Says So,
sy. Something inexlleilsive. Why Cascarets Candy Cathartic, the ino-.t
don't you say something?" wonderful medical discovervY of the age.
"Stationery, mooks or workboxes," Ipleasant and refreshing to he taste, act
suggested the meek lile an.gently and positively on kidney.s liver
suIggested the meek little jan. and bowels, cleansing the t',itire system,
"'Nothing of the kind. You couldn't dispel colds, cure hleadlache fever, bab-
select a present for the :ashmau. I itual constipation and .hi!iousnes'.
will look at some of tLose fancy boxes Please buy and try a o4x of Ct. C'. C. to-
of s( ap." day; 10, 25. 50 cents. Sold .,n( gu.uran-
Tley were Ixfoere the sI;up ,counter, teed to cure by all druggists.-
and -hle had her singer on an elaborate -
box containing six round cakes of IOSEP H D T D
".lF''ncy and lerftiined!" sli<, said, T
lifting a cake. "'Th,. ver, thing that D1ndiltglr 8id hlmir
wouill il wrap) that up. Iiss" *
"hlitt, v d;r," ireted tit le eek i- tDealer pn Maricle hefeign and
.t..... Dometic. Orders Filled on Slrt Notice
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Doctors find







Land of Flowers.

JOnO C. Tia. editor and Proprietor.
In our Washington correspondence
today will be found two statements
that may surprise some of those who
have voted for Bryan and hoped for
McKinley's election; though they
should not be surprised. That the
Republicans should attempt now to
perpetuate themselves in power -is
no surprise to the TALLAIIASSEAS.
Such a sweeping condemnation of
Bryan's honesty and endorsement of
McKinley's usurpation of power as
was given by the American people
in November, is all that is necessary

to make such men as Hanna (who
controls the President) arrogate to
themselves the -right to carry the
policy of usurpation to its logical
conclusion in all branches of the
National government. It is no won-
der then that we find them attempt-
ing to reduce congressionalrep resen-
tation in the South to perpetuate
themselves, in power, and the Pres-
ident refusing to comply with the
SSenate's request for information rel-
ative to the rottenness of the admin-
istration of public affairs in "our for-
eign possessions." It would be more
truthful and more consistent, though,
'for the President to give, as a reason
for such refusal, that it is "incompat-
iable with" the perpetuation of the
'Republican party in office.

1Bloxham Receives a Cup.
Just before the inaugural ceremo-
mies Tuesday, the administrative offi-
cers at the Capitol quietly got
together and, going into the execu-
tive office, Gov. Bloxham was sent
for, and on his arrival, State Treas-
urer, Jas. B. Whitfield read the fol-
lowing resolutions:
"Resolved, That we do hereby
acknowledge, with gratitude, our
obligations to the Hon. William D.
Bloxbam for his unfailing courtesy
and generous kidness to each and
all of us during a erm of most pleas.
ant officiation. re shall ever be
mindful of the g eat assistance he
has rendered us min our official duties
by his wise and kibdly counsel. In
common with all the people of Flor-
ida, we wish for him every honor his
high character and distinguished ser-
vices so justly entitle him to receive
at the hands of "the State among
whom his entire life has been spent
in devotion and usefulness to their
best interests."
This resolution was neatly inscribed
and signed by all the members of the
Cabinet. Then AttOrney.General W.
B. Lamar, in a few 4ell chosen words,
presented to Gov rnor Bloxham a
silver goblet as a ;ark of the affec-
tion and esteem in which he was
held by them. general Lamar's
.address was as follows:
-Governor. BloxAam, the official
relations between you and the ad-
:jinistrative officers of the Executive
Department will sonii cease by lim-
itation of law.
"BHt by the lhig est of laws, per-
sonal regard for nu, our grateful
appreciation of all you have done
for each of is, our liersonal relations
will en ure forever.' We do not say
goold-hye, or even an revoir. We
will meet from day to day in this
,-ity of your residence where you
have long been lov, d, and continue
,hose friendly relations. We havt
had the pleasure at] times of a C('abi.
net meeting at your home. We dc
not frget its hospitality, dispense]
by Mrs. Bloxham. : In your long
successful and brilliant career she to(
has ever been in the hearts of tli<
people of Florida.
"Today we witness a rising sun
-without the spectacle of a setting
one. Your two administrations wenr
successful and redounded greatly t
the benefit of the people of Florida
Your career, as Governor, is full
orbed and resplendent.
"Your administrative officers pre
sent to you this goblet in token o
their great regard and esteem fo

yOL. .
Governor Bloxham was taken
completely by surprise and was a
much effected by this new evidence
of the sincere regard with which h
*is held by his old Cabinet that h
broke down completely, and it wa
with great difficulty that he was abI
to say a few faltering words in rep!
to General Lamar. He said, "Ge
., ...f t k.a (Ckhint. andu Amssoiate,


"James I1. Whitfield, State Treas.
u: er.
"William N. Sheats, Superinten-
dent of Public Instruction.
"Lucius B. Wombwell, Commis-
sioner of Agriculture."
The pedestal of the goblet bears
this inscription:
"Tallahassee, Fla., January 8, A.
D. 1901."
The whole made a scene that will
go down as one of the most feeling
and pathetic incidents of the kind in
Florida history.
The Retiring Governor.
Wm. D. Bloxham was born in
Leon county, Fla., July 9, 18'35.
His father was one of the pioneer
settlers of this county, having moved
from Virginia in 1825. Young
Bloxham was placed at school in his
native county, but at the age of thir-
teen was sent to a preparatory school
in Virginia, and afterwards to Wil-
liam and Mary College, where he
graduated in June, 1855. He grad-
uated in the law course at that insti-
tution, but his health failing him hb
never practiced. IHis profession was
given up for the more active life of a
planter. JIis fondness for politics
led him early into political life, and,
notwithstanding his youth, he took
an-active part in his county's politics
in the election of Buchanan. In
1861 he was elected to the Legisla-
ture of Florida without opposition.
He ( pposed the reconstruction meas-
ures of Congress after tde war, and
was a Presidential Elector in 1868.
In 1870 he was unanimously nomi-
nated by the Democratic Convention
to fill a vacancy then existing in the
position of Lieutenant-Governor of
the State. His election to that
position, after a spirited canvas,
was the first Democratic triumph in
Florida after the war. In 1872 he
was nominated for Governor with-
out opposition--General Robert Bul-
lock of Marion county being tlhe
candidate for Lieutenant-Governor,
and Hon. C. W. Jones, U.S. Senator,
and llon. S. L. Niblack, being Con-
gressional nominees. Owing to a
severe storm that swept' the penin-
sular part of the State on the day
of election, a small vote was polled,
and the ticket was defeated. In 1876
Mr. Bloxham served as a member of
the State Democratic Executive Com-
mittee, and took an active part in
that campaign, which resulted in the
election of lion. Geo. F. DI)rew, as
Governor. Mr. Bloxham was ap-
pointed Secretary of State under the
new administration, which position
he held until the Summer of 1880,
when lie was again nominated for
Governor. Resigningthe position of
Secretary of State, hlie made a most
active canvass of the State, and was
elected by over five thousand majpr-
ity. iHe was inaugurated in the
presence of both houses of the
Legislature on January 4, 1881.
Sand served as G(overnor until Janu-
ary 6i, 1885, when his successor, Gov-
Sernor E. A. Perry, was inducted into
office. His administration was a
' great success, and under it Florida
developed more rapidly and satisfac-
torily than in any. period of her his.
tory. The convention that nomina-
' ted his successor pronounced it the
| "Most brilliant in the history of the
S- In May, 1885, President Cleve.
Island appointed Governor Bloxhaim
Minister to Bolivia, but he declined
, the position, and in November, the
f same year. accepted the appointment
of United States Surveyor-General

" for the District of Florida, which of.
n lice he held for four yeais.
0 Subsequently Comptroller Barnes
o resigned to accept the Circuit Judge.
a ship in the First District, and ex.
e Governor Bloxham was appointed by
s Governor Fleming to succeed him
e He was elected to a full term of four
- years at the following election, and
then subsequently chosen in 1896 foi
a second term as Governor, frou

In Memoriam.
On December 23d, as the closing.
hours of a beautiful Sabbath day*
were changing into scenes of night-
fall and the .canoplied heavens were
resplendent witli the lovliness of a
winter night, there passed with these
scenes into the realms of eternity the
spirit of Isaac J. Wilson, after a brief
illness from pneumonia.
Until within an hour of Mr. Wil-
son's death it was not realized that
his condition was so critical, as he
had talked with friends who had
called at his bedside during the after-
noon, and seemed to be improving.
At 6 o'clock, however, he grew worse
and with everything that was done
for him their seemed to be no hope,
and at half past 6 o'clock he passed
away as peacefully and quietly as one
going off into a gentle sleep.
Mr. Wilson was well and favor-
ably known by a large circle of
friends here and in Wedgefield, S.
C., his former home. lie leaves a
widow and six children, all of whom
have the sympathy of the entire com-
munity in their sad affliction. liHe
was a man of excellent char-
acter, and commanded the re-
spect and esteem of all who
knew him. A most devoted
husband, father and friend. Integ-
rity and uprightness in all the affairs
of life had placed him in the confi-
dence of his associates. Quiet, un-
ostentatious, generous and kind to
all. lie bore these characteristics
with a genuineness that impressed
their virtues upon the hearts of all
that knew the man. In all, lie pos-
sessed those rich qualities which ever
characterize a true man.
Truly it is sad, that one endowed
with such attributes, should in the
midst of life's activities, be taken
away; but it is a decree from Heaven
and though it may perhaps seem to
us unjust, it is born of infinite wis-
dom, and we can but submit to. His
May this exemplary life of this
good husband and father, be tabu-
lated upon the memories of the
young lives that now remain within
the widowed mother's care; and may
God alike in His bounteous mercy,
administer to, and relieve their sor-
rowing hearts. May Ile keep them
ever in mindful touch of thief untar-
nished history that proved for their
father a pathway to that brighter
and better world beyond the skies,
and while loving hands keep fresh
the flowers that mark the spot where
this loved one now sleeps, let the
heart's most cherished thought be,
that his niemoiry still lives.

P'as.ed iby the Tallahassee Orange
Blossoms, Jan. 6, 1901.
The earth has grown old with its burden
of care.
But at Christnmas it always is young;
The heart of the jewel burns lustrous
and fair,
ALd its soul full of music breaks forth
on the air
When the ziongs of the angels is sung.
On the "-.d- of December, 1900,
God called another one of our mem-
bers, Mabel Woodward, to a higher
life to join her voice with that of the
Christ child who tells out with de-
light "that mankind are the children
of God." We humbly bow to His
will in all things. Be it
Resolved (1) That we strive to be
prepared when God calls us, to meet
her on the "other shore".
(2d.) That we extend to her be-
reaved loved ones our loving sympa-
She will ever be sadly missed from
the home circle where she was ever
helpful and much beloved. She will
be missed by her school-mates, and
a large circle of friends but she has
gone to sing with the angel bands
where are joys forever more,
SusIE VAN Batu.T,

nessed, and one that will never be
forgotten by the participants.
The loving cup. is a sterling silver
goblet, gold-lined, with this inscrip-
tion on one side:
"Presented to Hon. Wm. D. Blox-
ham, Governor of Florida, by the
administrative officers who served
under him as their chief for the four
years ending January 8, A. D. 1901,
in token of their appreciation of his
many courtesies and kindnesses, and
as an expression of their high regard
and esteem for him."
On the opposite side are engraved
the names of the administrative
officers, as follows:
"John L. Crawford, Secretary of
"William 1. Lamar, Attorney
"William II. Reynolds, Comptrol-

Millions Given Away..
It is certainly gratifying to the public
to know of one concern in the land who
are not afraid to be generous to the
needy and suffering. The proprietors of
Dr. King's New Discovery for Consump-
tion, Coughs and Colds. have given
away over ten million trial bottles of
this great medicine: and have the satis-
faction of knowing it has at solutely
cured thousands of hopeless cases.
Asthma, Bronchitis, Hoarseness and all
diseases of the Throat, Chest and Lungs
are 'surely cured by it. Ca 1 on any
druggist, and get a free trial bottle.
Regular size 50c. and *1. Every bottle
guaranteed, or price refunded.
Aid Society Dinner,
The Parsonage Aid Society of the
Methodist Church served breakfast,
dinner and supper inauguration day
in the building north of Schrader's.
They served splendid meals and oys-
ters in any style, realizing about
*70.00, which, after paying expenses,
they will pay on the parsonage in-
Letters Patent.
Letters patent were today granted
for the incorpation of the Odd Lum-
ber Company, at Point Washington,
with a capital stock of $25,000 to
manufacture lumber, shingles and
other wood; dealer in general mer-
chandise, etc. The incorporators are
John Strickland, W. fH. Wesley and
Simeon Strickland.
SDid Oood Work.
Tallahasseeans are especially
pleased with the good showing made
by the Governor's Guards at the In-
auguration. Capt. Dickey received
several very flattering compliments
from the Major in charge of the Bat-

Whitmap Carpeter, Fred HIIome-
holder, Wallace Quartermaa, )V4r-.
ginius James, Crowell Dawkins,
Abram McDougall, Shannon Per-
kins, Bernard Byrd, Ford Barco,
Horace- VanBrunt, ilount Myers,
Norman Sutton, Jean Montgomery,
Richard Taylor, Eva Dyer.
HONOR ROLL-Genie VanBrunt,
Susie McGriff, Margaret Demilly,
Minnie Dennard, Evelyn Ryan, Flor-
ence Ellis, Charley Demilly, Walde-
man Ledock, Arthur Wilson, Lyn-
wood Evans, Philip Carter, Leonard
Donk, Charlie Dennard. Burk Le-
dock, Charles Whitaker, Fred Den-
nard, Alien Freeman, George
Gwynn, Robert McKinnon, Frank
Mallory, Russell Mickler, Mosely
Collins, Johnnie Whittaker, Ernest
Householder, Rawls Johnson, Ada

BOOK, er(UlD4ttr 0j Sal
BOOKI f~~Iunit. Akwni.
lectjoii of i tiial'
The 1l-,k o(f wnfmt rep 04r~~~
the ceutturr ail is r,-ady~for ie~-lrft,
hand swely But fr the noble e
l1liu-trutcqi ti()Il Of the. Word's Ce
by :" ,2 f the artist. tji,' loojc conjg t
world%' Ihave bee falag,~
greatest ar- less &hall u)
tis.'. iThe fuiiud crfated i
viilkwl erjuaii Vbet ween the failiilv of
h~uxviie iVieid! and the Pulad for ill
of a 111MUMent to thtmemoy N tiw*-
loverW, xet of ch ildhood M'i'Iry 'fth
Eugene Field lNunient uvenj*
(Also180 OMortroe St., C1
(Alsoa W)O-store'.)
ifvLal-41 i~h to sLc:j.l l ot-,t~cmeik

Brave Men Fall
Victims to stomach, liver and kidney
troubles as well as women, and all feel
the results in loss of appetite, poisons in
the blood, backache, nervousness, head-
ache and tired, listless, run-down feel-
ing. But there's no need to feel like
that. Listen to J. W. Gardner. Idaville.
lnd. He says: "Electric Bitters are
just thethe thing for a man when he is all
run down, and don't camse whether he
lives or dies. It did more to give me
new strength and good appetite than
anything I could take. I can now eat
anything and have a new lease on life."
Only 50 cents, at any drug store. Every
bottle guaranteed.
Governor Jennings Staff.
Patrick Houstoun, Major-General
and Adjutant-General.
Raymond Cay, Colonel and As-
sistant Adjutant-General.
Samuel T. Shaylor, Colonel and
Judge Advocate General.
Henry Bacon, Colonrl and Sur-
W. A. MacWilliams, Colonel and
John E. Lambeth, Colonel and In-
H. M. De. Montmollen, Colonel
and Commissary-General.
N. lloustoun Harrison, Colonel
and Acting Aid de Camp.
Franklin I. Brown, ('Colonel and
Acting Aid de Camp.
T. E. Jordan, Acting Colonel andl
Aid (he Camp.
T. V. Kessler, Colonel.
Wintield Scott Pio'kev, Colonel
Chief Ordinance Officer.
C. II. B. Floyd, Captain and Aid
de (amp.
A Florida Cracker.
Mr. James L. Taylor has been
elected Third Vice President of the
Consolidated Railway Electric Light-
ing and Equipment Companv. lie
was until recently the General Euro-
pean agent of the Pennsylvania
Railroad in London. During his
residence abroad he attained an en-
viable position in the social and rail-
way world. lie was president of the
American Society in L)ndon, and
delegate to the International Rail-
way Congresses in London and Paris.
He was connected with the, American
commissions at both the Brussels
and Paris expositions, and for his
services at the first named ie has the
decoration of the Order of Leopold.
Mr. Taylor was born in Thllahassee
in 1847 and was educat d at the
Florida Military Institute, He was
for many years general passenger
agent of the Plant System of Rail-
ways.-Florida Magazine, December,



O-u-re, I To




Billiousness, Constipation0, li-eartblirn, In li-h.'ti. I ,' '". im 41
Ailments resulting, from a Disordered L r, i :-li ;,a- L.,"; It
Appetite, Despondency, Blues, Weak rs-, Tircs l 'c.elain
and Inactivity of the -114.
It stimulates and purifies the Blood.

Japanese Eye Water
Cures Sore or Inflamed Eyes, Granulated Eye 4,i, and i. soothing an
strengthening to Weak Ieea'.

Sold on a

Guaraptee===No Cure,

N~o Paq.

Never pains the eye to use it, but is ,alranteed to cure
sore eyes quicker than any other rnedy ever u'edf.

To Horse Owners and Dealers.

If you own mules or horses, you should by all means keep at re*ly

Walker's Dead Sho Colic Cure
It is guaranteed to relieve any case of colic in mules or hori"
ten minutes. It is the world's great- specific for colic. It can be Awi
istered by any one who has intelligence enough to know how to dreS

the lose of a sincere friend in his
death; therefore, be it
Resolved, That in the death of
Charles C. Newsom, a life-long citi-
zen of Tallahassee and for a number
of years a faithful friend and pleas-
ant associate of the undersigned, we
feel that this community has lost an
upright and valuable citizen, and that
we have lost a friend whose kindly
manner and generous impulses en-
deared him to all with whom he was
J.\-s. T. P'EKINS,,


large. ISlion1" thit ;pave;r ai l- in i-ert.l
W. Hunt Harris, of Key West to
be Notary Public for the State at
E. L. Odom, of Lake Butler, to be ILLIN ERY
Notary Public for the State at large. I
... i -
Registrati Notice. N oii
N City negi-tration boxks will I% ([Knd(fl ;i*- i t
cording to law for the regi-trati, 1of voters for
the approiichine Annual Kle,-tion of ( ity ollHt -ers:
;It tle Council Chamber in thi: city of Tallaims- '
-e onl Wediielay. anuary lithi. A 1.. l.Nl. t"
;and will continue ol-ii. on Weln..line ys -,ii. l Sat. : ;t _
utrla-vs ot each wrvk inrterVeiing. betwecti tlie
shour of 9a a3 nd p. n. until 2 p. i. Adele Gerard
Wedne-hay. Felruary.i:th. A. D. iI901
It G,{.m.% N, M *,y 1r.
T;llahass, Fla.. Jan I i I. 1 2t. las n ,. a s,.l t a-~s.rtmenrt f,
Notice of Application for Permit to .llit' Sell Liquors, Wines and Beer. Infan aps in variety.
SMelvin M. I l a- li-d with tlie lhoar ,,f HaL kerchie-fs '.-osL-.. It i.,-erv, &t
County Con',nti-ionerir- i i ,-on couiity. ia the,
State. of floriida. hi: appliiation for a :er'iit to1
sell liquors. wilne-sand Le-r in Elec-tion .'istri-t W No. :;. otfaiid Countr ai State: thit .-i'h i- F anc-v Work.
plit-atioti will t- ;a tefil on hy the ,,aid I ofvrd 4 4
ountty CtaIni.isioneats at tlhir nuxt rc.ular
meeting, whic-h will .- he:d ,-n thi first Molnadla
in February. A I). I !NM. ai ten thirty o'clock i
in the forenoon of -.aid day. and the -aid BP,:rt u1 i' ;l,,e a MI'citaltly.
ihen-'lt calls upoi any <-itizenli of sutih l lec-io
lti-trict who may desire to do so, t shhow "emis'. .
if auy there be. at te sail next regular meeting
of sail Board, why suc-h permit -h:all not 1 Ori-r- },"y ma-il poin'-mptlv and 't-aref'uily
granted to the applicants till
dy orderof the Blord( oA County 'olii'.lisioni-
ers of L teon country Florida, thi- "-th day of .Janu-
ary. I11. C .A. RYAN,,
Clerk Hoard of County CoinmImsironr, Leoni
oumly., Florida- TALLAHASSEE, FLORID



Household Medicine.
Cures Neuralgic, Rheumatic, Nervous ,.r Slasmo, lic PIains,
Toothache, Headache, Backache, Spr.ainti, Bruises, ILain--
ness, Cramp Colic. Diarrhoea, Dywentery. Stinlts "'f Insects,
Swellings of all Kinds, Stiff Neck, Sure1-ns. rSore Thr,,it.
Sick Stomach or Sea Sickness. In ,'.t- l4 I:tl (C',,al.
Colds or Pnuemonia, it affords

Civil. Appointments by the Governor.
Governor Bloxham has made the I
following civil appointments:
John B. Mitchell, of Thomasville,
Ga., to be Commissioner of Deeds
for Florida in the State of Georgia
R. E. Kelly, of Chipley, to be No-
tary Public for the State at large.
Alex C. Roesch, of Braidentown,
to be Notary Public for the State at
J. L. Roquemore, of Lakeland to
be Notary Public for the State at

fa Hoaor of uss Fleming. T. 5. E. Rairvm
Mr. and Mrs: George Lewis enter- will run a paeer train on Tuesi n
dlays* and S=tunays, of ea,.h ka
stained Friday evening at cards, in Schedule effective De i i!X.
honor of Miss Mary Page Randolph, :cad down.. .
of Tallahassee, and Miss Elizabeth s-.( i m. L- a...wa --
Fleming, of Jacksonville, daughter n:i:1. ;il. Ar.%.Tanar. I,.. L -
of ex-Governor Francis P. Flem-.-.. -k i ell oAir Pi-, j
Tickets will be for htla-l,
ing. The game was five-handed store. Thoias City. and at th1
euchre, and there were eleven inui or easrig, trat
tables. The ladies' first prize, ; to r. Iwis, agnt, ,r a. r
a silver nail file, was won by Hack will mt-et train at ell Aiir
Miss Anna Itawls, and the booby trr.ji,. leave Taii- llah,- u 'Lj,
prize, an emery, fell to Miss Eliza U L P.E.STT. .-,iier-.i
McDougall. Mr. Ed. Barnes cap- T.,aha
tured the gentleman's first prize, a
silver knife, and the booby prize, .a ..UGI E ~.Given.
bunch of cigars, was won by Mr. 'UEfNEi Ven -A
Lewis Lively. About half-past eleven FIELD' rirt
o'clock refreshments were serveqd,F E el o ^ elt 4
after which the merry guests dis- POEMSiS 1 -. tit
persed. his daintiy ai.



Makes light, flaky, delicious hot
biscuits, roils muffins and crusts.
Makes hot br d wholesome. These
are qualities culiar to -it alone.

I I; c found the Royal Baking Pow(er superior
to a others.-C. Gojrt, late Chej, Ielmonico's.


The Dentist. Dr. K. A. Shine. Dr. W. E. Lewis, Dentist. Phone No.
68. 48-10t
Miss Martin, of Ocala, is stoppmn with
S. Lewis. Mrs. J. C. Kemper has returned from
a holiday visit to Tampa.
Mis.Mary Bannerman is visiting rela-
res at lamonia. Joseph C. Harvin of Houston, Tex., is
visiting relatives here.
MissJ. M. Cottrell of Jac ville v
ited Tallahassee last week. Win B. Schrader of McRaeville, Ga..
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Leton c New was in the city last week on business.
wey are winter guests of G. E. The merited reputation for curing
urie. piles, sores and skin diseases acquired
You should know that Foley's money by DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve, has led
d Tar is absolutely the best all to the making of worthless counterfeit.
ses of the throat and lungs. Deal- Be sure to get o uly DeWltt's Salve. All
are authorized to guarantee it o give dealers.
fefacti. Wight & Bro. Dr. Geo. H..Gwynn and wife have re-
SEveln 0. LAwi left onSa' rday turned from & visit to fnacea Springs. &
asington City, where sheA re-
her studies at the Gu ns sti- Mr, J. H. Mann, wife and Miss Bernie
Mann of Memphis are recent arrivals tt
the Leon.
Lizzie Buid of Monticello here
the inauguration, and will e te Hon. J. Emmet Wolf of Pemacola
of Miss Ena Taylor. was among the prominent visitors at the
capitol during the inaugural week.
Save doctors' bills by giving oley's
hmey and Tar to infants and c dren Hon. Jno. S. Beard Presidential elec-
e to prevent pneumonia or group, tor for Florida accompanied by hit
bich are fatal to so many thou ds of sister. Miss Fannie Sullivan, came over
ibies. Wight & Bro. to attend the inauguration of Governor
Mr. Thos. H. Hall proprietor of ,ana- Mrs. Geo. W. Whitham of Apalachi.
Springe8andF. W. Duval nu n r ro was visiting friends in Tallahassee last
e hotel made a business risit this week.
ty on Thursday. ee
Quality and not quantity makes De-
Mr. (harles Heckshur, together with Watts Little Early Risers such valuable
* wife, child and nurse, of Or- little liver pills. All dealers.
ge, N. J., are pleasantly domic ed at
is. R. C. Tong's for the winter. Among tl e Crawfordville people who
came up tor ne inauguration was Hon.
Mr. Arthur Brown, of Cl( land. Win, H. Walker, ex-County Judge of
bio. are amorg the recent arri Is in Wakulla county.
K city. who are stopping at Mr: R. C. .- --- -- .
long's. The TALLAHASSEENA received a very
I lad pleasant call Tuesday evening from
If troubled with a weak dig tionD. (onty Superintendent S. M. Revell, of
thing, sour stomach, or if y feel Wakulla county, who is also one of the
l after eating, t y ('ham lains leading merchants at Ashmore, and Mr.
stomach and Liver Table s. ,5 o Jos. Boberts, of Sopchoppy.
eats. Samples free at VA iglt & Bro.'s ober, opchoppy.
ag store. Chapped hands. cracked lips ard
--- ___ I roughness of the skin cured quickly by
Messrs. B. F. Manier, Jr., J. T1 Wil- Banner salve, the most healing ointment
Ums. C. P. Simmonds. M. -Emer, W. in the world. Wight & Bro.
. Diggin and W. N. Cole, of Jakson-
Ille visited the Capiial during theteek. Mr. Will. S. L nt,,n, of Jacksonvills,
e visited the Capital duringthe k.was a pleasant vitor to tans office Tues-
The family f Mr. R. W. roo con- day. He served as an apprentice in the
Theng of his wife aMr. R. W. dren. mechanical department of this office
S. T. B. Shaw and wife a nd ee dre years agoan( t iough btilla young man
I BLehaw andof Gwifean and has worked his way up to where he is
re.last week to make their n.m now considered one of the most valuable
ed t week to make their mes machine operators in the office of the
I Tallabassee. Times-Union and Citizen.
Mrs. G. F. Weefing and MisssMary Such little pills as DeWMitt's Little
lrks of Apalachicola were gu t at Early Risers are very easily taken, and
ke home ot ex-Mayor R. B. Carpenter they are wonderfully effective in
It week. cleansing the liver and bowels. All
The most soothing, healing anfdanti dealers.
application ever devised De- e Per a e
iWs Witch Hazel Salve.. It ievese roper riaCe
tece and cures piles, sores, e ma
Skin diseases. Beware of imi o. To buy yourDrugs is where everything
Li dealers. is fresh. Wheie health:is coi cerned,
t. H. Cheap drugs or old dead drugs are dear
,Cpt. L. Roberts and L tea at any price. o
SJ. O'Brien and W.8.Costs, ,the We have no old dead stock to push off.
We t company, were pmscettviji e buy the best goods money can buy and
mat the TArz.afas*gBA o4oeUU- aell them as cheap as is consistent with
W. Lieutenant' Cota is a flDW t(.< qwiit3j o( the good_;.
meeni and is aw in the GQWB-n in this city one can drnk cold soda all
sert vice at Key West. be weie the year, we hav it driwn from our new
aie to take part in the inanu appatus
motaonies. Boo. .-Yes, we have them, too, books
--- that arequd elsewhere in town at 10. 20,
Mr. C. J. M. Shine of te Jac i vlle 35 and 50 centas we are selling at only 5
Uhone ( company was up on m iness eem each. A h t of 5 cents booklets go.-
edays last week and this. Mr. ing fit att2for5eents. .
Se was for many veal cmhier if the Soaps.-We have a large amartmentat


Miss Sanborn and her little brother,
who is attending school here, have re-.
turned trom their home at "Sanborn'si
Landing," where they went to spend ti.e I
Christmas holidays.
Toilet Soap. a large assortment to se- I
lect from, at The People's Grocery, Chas. '
F. Cogswell, proprietor.
The Social Club gave a hop last evening
at the armory, Chase's Orchestra that
played for the inaugural ball furnished
the music. It was a delightful affair and
thoroughly enjoyed by all.
Why walk around looking like a dead
man. and continue to suffer from Chills
and Fever when you can be cured by
using Smith's Chill and Fever Tonic,
Spend fifty cents and give it a trial. Re-
member that if it d-es not cure you
your dealer will cheerfully refund your
money. 46- hin
Mrs. A. L. Randolph gave a dinner
party last night, in honor of her guest,
Miss Emily Randolph.
Fire alarm sounded last night abort t
7 o'clock in district 24. The flames con-
fumed a tenant house owned by Mr.
Ball, occupied by a negro family.
The visiting militia were in high spirits
Tuesday night. It must have been the
sauce on the barbecued meat.
Mrs Harper Davidson of Quincy is
visiting her father, Hon. W. N. Sheatf
Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Ladies living in Florida can have just
as beautiful complexion as those in the
north if they use Smith's Chill and Fe-
ver Tonic. It not only cures Chills and
Fever in all its forms, but gives you an
appetite and a beautiful complexion.
Remember no cere-no pay. 46-1m
Tah hanladanm hina nnifnrmen and hbra

miS uaame sweeting has gt ne to visit
friends in West Florida.
Mr. A. S. Wells has returned from a
trip to Mississippi.
Bishop Marvin Brown of Cairo, Ga.,
is a new clerk at Wight Bros.
Miss Ruby Diamond came home last
week from a holiday visit to Jackson-
Hon. R. H. M. Davidson of Qumncy
were among the numerous distinguished
visitors during the inaugural.
Miss Elizabeth Fleiping of Jackson-
ville is the guest of Miss Evelyn Cameron
Lewis for the inauguration.
Hon. C. Munroe Brown of Ocala. was
in the city attending the inaugural cer-
Hon. A. S. Mann and wife and daugh-
ter are with Governor Jenning's party
at the Leon.
Mrs. Thomas Mitchell of Thomasville.
accompanied by Misses Sophronia and
Mary Harvin, arrived on Friday as the
guests of Mr. W. C. Harvin.
Mr. C. J. M. Shine of the Jacksonville
Telephone Company visited the capital
last week on business.
Capt. Wm. J. Dickey of Duncanville.
Ga. a brother-in-law of tion. Win. H.
Reynolds spent the holiday season with
relatives here.
Persons who suffer from indigestion
cannot expect to live long, because they
cannot eat the food required to not rish
the body and the products of the un-
digested foods they do eat poison the
blood. It is important to cure indiges-
tion as soon as possible. and the best
method of doing this is to use the prep-
aration known as Kodol Dyspepsia Cure.
It digests what you eatt and restores all
the digestive organs to perfect health.
All dealers.
Miss Reba Maxwell and Miss Jennie
Cook of Jacksonville arrived on Satur-
day to be the guests of Miss Annie
Rawls during inauguration week.
The Governor's Guards with so many
recruits marching in their ranks deserve
great credit for the fine appearance they
made in the parade iTuesday. Major
Porter commanding their battalion took
occasion to personally compliment Capt.
Dickey upon their soldierly bearing.
We are selling Stationery at cost-go-
ing out of the business,
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Dozi(-r and Miss
Dozier of Jacksonville came up to the
inaugural ball on Tuesday.
Mr. W. W. Sweeting of Pine Barren
Escambia county visited his brother Mr.
LH. N. Sweeting during inaugural week.
After LaOrippe-What?
Usually a racking cough and a general
feeling of weakness. Foley's Honey and
Tar is guaranteed to cure the gripee
cough" and make you strong and well.
Wight & Bro.
Why suffer from Chills and Fever
when it is so easy to get cured by using
Smith's Chill and Fever Tonic. Thou-
sands are being cured by this wonderful
prescription, where everything else has
failed. Remember if it cures you it cose
you fifty cents, if it does not it costs you
nothing. 46-1m
We are selling Stationery at cost-go-
ing out of the business.
To Cure Constipation Forever.
Take Cascarets Candy Cathartic. 10c
or 25c. If C.C. C. fail to cure, drug-
gists refund money.
Assistant Secretary of the Senate
Ramsey, who resides at Mayo, in Lafay-
ette county, was among the welcome
visitors to this office Tuesday.
Messrs. J. L. Hall of Wakulla, Dr.
Rivers of Newport, and Jas. Alligood of
Grawfordville, were here Tuesday.



Leggettes Premier Cheese and Butter,
when once used you will have no other.
These goods are the best product from
Mees. Frances H. Leggette & Co.'s Ver-
mont Creamery, fine flavored and excel-
lent, they will please the most fastidiou'.
Send your order to The People's Grocery,
Chas. F. Cogswell, Prop.
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.
M. T. Joiner' headquarters for Sin-
ger Sewing Machine supplies has been
moved to Miss Gerard's store. Call or
send there for what you want. 31-tf
Nutritious Hay.
Call at the Tallahasseean office. see
sample and buy in Ton lots. or more.
For Sale.
Lands in Jackson, Leon and Taylor
counties. Maj. Robert Gamble, agent,
Tallahassee. Fla. 43-tf.
Plows and Plow Gear at Yaeger's.
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"Hello! What b ugs .you back so
"She was not at ome," I answered.
l-threw my coat an hat on the sofa. I
balanced the enve e In my hand. I
drew forth the cont nts and read it.
lerr Winthrop-Forgi the indiscretion of a
fimcess. On my honor I am sorry for having
made you believe that y inspired me with the
grand passion. Folly fin plenty to do with idle
Min&. It was a caprice f mine which I heartily
tgreLt. There is nothi to forgive; there ii
"A'ie5I to forget. llowei I am under great obli-
gations to you. I am ive that I shall love my
diter as I have never I red a human being be-
iwe. She is adorable, a I cani well comnirehend
why you should love her eeply. Forgive me lfo
playing %ith what the ench call your summine
affections. I am about leave for Hohenphalia
to prepare the way for new sovereign. Will
you kindly destroy tlu obe indiscreet letter
Which, I, in the spirit of mischief, wrote you last
" "tunm? Til PUiscEss HILDEGARDE.
The envelope rem ded me of a rusty
scabbard; there wa a very keen weap-
on within. I lit my >ipe and puffed for
S"Cousin," said 1, 1 have a premoni-
tion that I shall n kill Prince Ernst
of Wortumborg at o'clock tomorrow
"What put that i o your head? You
S. --.. going to b k down after all,

'lcidedly not Sonmething strikes
c that I shall ma fire?'
"Pshaw!" excla ed Pembroke. "I
have been thinking it over, and I've
come to the conel lon that it would
not be a bad plan t rid this world of a
sman like your pr It'll all come
out right in the e You will wed
the Princess Hifld rde just as sure
as--as 1 will not her sister." He
spoke the last word rapidly, as though
afraid of them.
"1 shall never rry the Princess
Hildegarde," said "She has gone."
"'Gope? Where?'
"It matters not here. Suffice it is
that she has gone. embroke, you and
I were very unfo te fellows. What
earthly use have rincesses for you
and me? The little -nowledge of court
we have was got ut of cheap books
and newspaper les. To talk with
kings and prinIess t requires an in-
pate etiquette whi commoners can-
not learn. We ar not to the manner
*wrn. These prin es are but can-
dies, and now that e have singed our
mothy wings and e crippled -so that
we may not fly rain let us beware.
This may or may at be my last night
.an earth. Let us g to the opera. Let
s be original In 11 things. I shall
Way a prima donna oA sing my requiem
from the footlights before I am dead."
"Jack!" cried Pe broke anxiously. .
"Oh, do not wo !" said 1. "I am
enly trying to laug but I can't."
"Are you truly rious about going
to the opera?" he ked.
"Yes. Hurry an ress," said I.
So we went to t opera. They are
fall of wonderful nes, these conti-
nental opera house Here and there
one sees the brill mt- uniforms, blue
.and scarlet and br wn, glittering with
Insignias and soft ed by furs. Old
men with sashes crossing the white
bosoms of their en dominate the
boxes, and the ben ty of woman is of-
ten lost in the spai le of jewels. And
hovering over all i an oppressive fra-
grance. Pembroke glasses were rov-
ing about. I'res:' ly he touched my
"In the upper pri ceniuinm." he said.
It was Phyllis. 'he chancellor and
the Grand Duke S8- were with
"We shall visit 1 'r during the first
Intermission," said
"You had better go alone." replied
Pembroke. "1 ..avr I't tit, couiiraige."
The rmomen ie l-u :-rl1iiihi irolced I
left the stall. I p:1-d .'i;ong the cor-
ridor and sounr s:>d | ,n1.(le lhe' box
in which l'hyllis :-a:. 1 knocked
"Enter!" said a s I't voice.
tAh," said the e* nccllor, smiling as
he saw me. "It'i e, 1 believe their
majesties are looking : ih!s way. Let us
go to them:. I :r!i 1:is'ed to see you,

Herr Winthrolp. It ti!:. this is the gen-
tleman who has t rued us all upside
The duke bowed. itd the two left me
alone with Phyllis.
There was an *: hlarrassing silence,
but she surioimount it.
"Why have you i t been to see me?"
she asked. "Are -ou done with me
now that you hav uade me a prin-
"I did call. but was told that you
were indisposed." lid .
"It was beciau.e 1 did not see your
card. I shall newve be indisposed to my
friends the old o as. IHowever. they
will be vrowdijng i Ih lire shortly. Will
you (ICIOle' aI1i( set, me at 4 tomorrow
afternoon ?"
"Is it iipo r:i fl.t. I was thinL'ng of
the du! I w 'l I s: d this.
"Very--to you. "oI ::f ve a st'rnfvI
funeral -,ressio i fefr ; P'. 1 111 Who is

ping Into a lighter tone. "You_.carrv
your honors well. It was to be ex-
pected of you. I might have made
you a queen. but that would not have
changed you any."
"Thank you. Do you know. a titht Is
a most wonderful drawing apparatus?
Since. Thursday it has been a continued
performance of presentations. And I
care absolutely nothing for it all. In-
deed, it rests heavily upon me. I amn
no longer fr'e. Alh. Jack. and to think
that I must Iblame you! 1 have been
longing all the evening for the little
garden at home. Yes, it will always be
home to me. I am almost an alien. I
would rather sell lemonade to poor re-
porters who had only 25 cent pieces in
their pockets than queen it over a pe,
pie that do not interest me and w
whom I have nothing in common." ,
smiled, rather sadly, I thought. ,i
remembrance of that garden
long ago.
"'Time has a cruel way of nmo
around," said I, snapping the el.
my gloves and pulling the tinge;;,
looking everywhere but at her. L '\
wondering if I should ever see Ih
again. "When is the coronation to tak
"In June. The king does not wish to
hurry me. You see, I must learn to be
a princess first. It was kind of him.
And you will be at Hohenphalia to wit-
ness the event?"
"If nothing happens. We live in a
continual uncertainty."
She regarded me somewhat strange-
"Is there a significance in that last
"No." I answered. I felt compelled
to add something. "But here come some

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of your new admirers. Ineir glittering
medals will make me feel out of place
if I remain. I shall do my best to ac-
cept your invitation."
"Jack, you are hiding something from
me. Are you going to leave the city to
search for her?"
"No." said I. "The truth is," with a
miserable attempt to smile, "I have
an engagement tomorrow morning, and
it is impossible to tell how long it will
last. Good night."
Fate played loose with me that night.
As I was turning down the corridor I
ran into tlie prince. He was accompa-
nied by Von Walden and an attache
whom I knew.
"Good evening, said the prince.
"Do you not prefer the French opera,
after all?"
"All good music is the same to me,"
I answered, calmly returning his amus-
ed look with a contemptuous one.
"Wagner, Verdi, Gounod or Bizet, it
matters not."
"Till we meet again," he said as I
continued on. "Shall I add pleasant
dreams ?"
"I ;nm obliged to you," 1 answered
over my shoulder, "but I never have
them. I sleep too soundly."
"Cousin," said 1 later, "what was
that opera ?"
"1 forgot to bring along a pro-
gramme," said Pembroke.

When Pembroke and I arrived at the
Strassburg inn, on the north road, nei-
ther the prince nor Von Walden was
in evidence. I stepped from our car-
riage and gazed interestedly around
me. The scene was a picturesque one.
The sun, but half risen, was of a rusty
brass, and all east was mottled with

purple and salmon hues. The clearing,
a quarter of a mile away, where the
prince and I were to settle our dispute,
was hidden under a fine white snow,
and the barren trees which encircled it
stood out blackly. Pembroke looked -at
his watch.
'lThey ought to be along soon. It's
five after G. How do you feel?" re-
garding me seriously. -
"As nerveless as a rod of steel," I
ansve-red. "Let us go in and order a
small breakfast I'm a bit cold/'
"Better let it go at a cup of coffee,"
lihe stiggested.
"It will be more consistent, that is
true," I said. "Coffee and pistols fo'
' two."
"I'm --lad to see that you are
bright," said Pembroke. "Hold out
your hanl."

was without expression. As for the
prince, he still wore that banterig
smile. He was confident of the end.
He knew that I was a. tyro, whereas
he had faced death many times. I
sighed. I knew that I should not aim
to take his life. I was absolutely with-
out emotion There was not the slight-
est'tremble in my hand as I accepted
the pistol'. There is nothing like set
purpose to still the tremors of a man's.-
nerves. I thought of Ilillars. and for
a moment my arm stiffened; then I re-
called Gretchen's last letter. I fell to
wondering where the bullet would hit
me. I prayed that his aim might be
"Many persons think that I am a
man without compassion." said the
prince, as we were about to step to our
places. "I have an abundance of it.
You have everything to lose. and I
have nothing to gain. If it is your de-
sire, I shall be happy to explain that
you wish to withdraw. But say the
lie knew what my reply would be.
"Withdraw." said I. "and have yon
laugh at me and tell your friends that
I acted the poltroon? Really, you do
me injustice."
"And do you hate me so very mueh?"
mockery in his eyes.
"Not now. I did hate you. but hatred
is a thing we should not waste any
more than love. I have taken the bird
and the nest from your hands; that is
more than enough. You are merely anl
object for scorn and contempt and in-
difference now. No; I have no wish to
"You read between the lines," lie
gid. "Indeed, I should like nothing
Water thin to have the privilege of
ng you a poltroon and a coward
'o tell your princess of it." He
e-ed t.ack to his place leisurely.
-he .lightest to the left," whis-
ibroke; "the wind will carry

.-ssed his hand. A moment later
I .tood ('-cing the prince. I lifted the
pistol and tired. Had the prince been
ten feet to the right he must have been
h1t. I threw the smoking pistol aside,
let my arms fall and waited. I could
see that Pembroke was biting his lip to
hide his anxiety and disappointment.
Slowly the prince leveled the weapon
at my breast. Naturally I shut my
eyes. Perhaps there was a prayer on
my lips. God, how long that wait seem-
ed to me! It became so tedious timt 1
opened my eyes again. The pistol arm
of the prince appeared to have frozen
in the air.
"It is getting cold." I cried. "Shoot.
fqr God's sake shoot, and end it!"
In reply the prince fired into the air.
took the pistol by the barrel and flung
it at my feet. The rest of us looked on
"They are all of the same kidney.
count, these Americans," said be.
"They would be dangerous as a nation
were it not for their love of money."
Then to me. "Go tell your princess that
I have given your life to you."
"The. devil take you!" I cried. The
strain had been terrible.
"All in good time." retorted the
prince, getting into his coat and furs.
"Yesterday morning I had ever inten-
tion of killing you. This morning it

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I did hope to see you waver. You are
a man of courage. So was your friend.
It is to be regretted that we were on
different sides. Devil take the'vomen!
Good morning!"
4fter the count had gathered up the
pistols the two walked toward the inn.
Pembroke and I followed them at a
"I wonder if he had any idea of what
a poor shot you were?" mused Pem-
broke. "It was a very good farce."
"I aimed ten feet to the right," said
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"He was taking great risks."
"It shows the man he is," said I, and
the remainder of the distance was gone
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and I got into ours. As the prince
placed a foot on the step of his be turn-
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"Pardon me," he said, "but I came
near forgetting to tell you why I did
not kill you tuis morning. In some
Sway your princess came into the
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thought I should in regard to what the
king might do. to mae.
The chancellor gave imy baek a
sounding thump and roared with laugh-
"Cheerful, my son: be cheerful! You
are a favorite already."
"You bewilder me." i
"You have powerful friends, and if
the king is angry you need have no
"I should like to know"- I began.
"Ah," interrupted the chancellor,
"the audience Is ended! It is our

"There was a condition. It was that she
get down on i cr kneIc to sue."
turn. The Austrian embassador,' he
whispered as a gray haired main passed
us, bowing. There was an exchange of
courtesies, and once more I stood be-
ifore the king.
"I believe you have kept me wait-
ing," said the king, "as Louis once
said." lie gazed at mie from under
knotted eyebrows. "I wish," petulant-
ly, "that you liad remained in your
own country."
"So do 1, your majesty," I replied
honestly. I
The chancellor shook with laughter,
and the king glared at him furiously.
"What is your name?" asked the
king in a milder tone. He was holding
a missive in his-hand.
"John Winthrop," I answered. I was
wondering what it was all about.
"Were you born in America?"
"Yes, your majesty."
"Is your family an honored one In
your country ?"
"It is," I answered proudly.
"Then why in heaven's name do you
scribble?" cried the king.

"IIl my country one0' nilay have ani
hoiiored iiunre ianil still be compelled to
tc1i'rit ; conipetii eie."
"A.h. yes: .' tler all. scrilbMini is bet-
ter tihnli a,.A;;i.!'. a shi Jp." Th'is is the,

It dut as mey ild 10 toe old days. She
came to my rooms and there begged

me to spare your life. There was a
condition. It was that she get down
on her knees to sue-down on her
knees. Al. what was your life com-
pared to the joy of her humiliation!
Not in the figure of speech-on her liv-
ing. mortal knees, my friend-her liv-
ing knees!" The carriage door banged
behind him.
It was only because Pembroke threw
his arms around me that I did not leap
out of the carriage.
"Sit still. Jack. sit still! If she beg-
ged your life. it was because she- loves
And, full of rage. I saw the carriage
of the prince vanish. As the carriage
vanished, so vanished the prince from
the scene of my adventures.
Arriving at our rooms, we found
them in possession of a lieutenant of
the guard hussars. He was drumming
on the hearthstone with thl4 end of bli
sword scabbard. As we 'entered he
rose and briefly saluted us.
"Which of you twio gttlemen is
Herr Wjnthrop':" he asked.
"I am he." said I.
"IIis majesty commands h-our imme-
diale presence at the palace."
"The king?"
At tli' palace tlhe chancelor met me
in thel :nutroom. lis face was grave
:;l:!miSl t,> LltooIminUesS.
'.l::ve> ,.,u ever seen a king angry?"
:.,a ::::!. ".Alh. it is not ia pleasant
;"'i.. '-i :iy word; least of all to the
;ho ,Xho : caused a king anger."
"". ; l: 'iii me." I said. "Have I
*. :I:0; ht to bring the anger of the
i :l)" tipol aiy head?"
"All. h!ut you have! The king is like
:t lear in his den. IHe walks back and
firth,. waving his hands, pulling his
mustache and muttering dire threats."
"Might I not take to my legs?" I ask-
ed Afier all. cared more than I

10, 19(1.

be w ulin to saence your'own coun-
try? I ean would you be willing to
adopt m e, to become a naturalized
citizen, t uphold its laws, to obey. the
-will of is sovereign and to take up
arms in I s defense?"
My kn es began to knock together.
"I should be-willing." I answered, "if'I
should never be called upon to bear
arms against the country in which I
was born"
."I should never ask you to do that,"
replied the king.
"Yes, your majesty."
"Then marry the Princess Eliza-
beth." he said, tossing the missive to
"Yes, marry her," said the Irrepressi-
ble chancellor, "and some day the king
will put a medal on your breast and
make you a baron of the realm. Your
majesty, come and help me with this
-last pane."
The Princess Elizabeth? I glanced
at the writing on the envelope. It was
Gretchen's. "And, your majesty," I
read, "it Is true that they love each
other. Permit them to be happy. I
ask your forgiveness for all the trou-
ble I have caused you. I promise that
from now on I shall-be the most olbedi-
ent subject in all your kingdom. Hilde-
garde." I dropped the letter on the
"Your majesty." I began nervously,
"there is some mistake. I do not love
her highness, the Princess Elizabeth."
The king and his chancellor whirled
around. The d-ecorations on the panes
remained unfinished. The l-ing re-
garded me with true anger and the
chancellor with dismay.
"I love the Princess Hildegarde," i
went on in a hollow voice.
"Is this a jest?" demanded the king.
"No; on my honor." Fuor *e I for
got court etiquette ;::.d I, "youi
"Let rt e'. ti- said the
Ocr:' % "*;1e rIurpose.

"Heaven bless you. mniy children.' II
have accepted the renunciation of he
claims so that she imay lbe free to1 ~
you. If you do notl iml her, I wvi
Since I have her plromlise to teach m
the lesson of iniir- a.': princess she e
tiot have goiie lar. And when youe
inarried you will promise to visit m
often? I shall be very lonely now. I
-hiall be far away from iy friendI.l
shall be in a prison, and muen call
"I will promise you anything y
may ask," I said eagerly. A new hope
and a new contidle:ce bhud risen Imy
heart. I wonder where man got the
idea that he is lord of creation
he depends so. much upon wo--
"And you will rally be my sister,1
tPking her hands :and kissing ii
"And you will think of we a little
you not?"
"Yes." Shei slowly withdrew ir
hands. "If you do not tind her, WOt
to me."
"Your highness, it is ngy hope tbt
solie' y, i will meet a prince it
will h e wo.'ltIy oef you, who will respat
altd hl'iier "oi ais I do."
"\Vl) c.;1i say? You have promised
the' Ling t. hecomne a subject of HoWe
*""1cii. you will Ie a subject of mixM
It is mi ill 1 :iui in a sovereg
Ililtod Il iit I you ilt once' proceed to lt
llil ". iit \w i "<-!i'n !'
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neve'd to ihe feull hint. I'W'n we
rived, a liuix'ire of r:iin :and u'!W
failing. lIlt I l:i''h d at ita t. th ir
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Continued on Seventh P;-.-

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Leon County, Florid:.--lt probt
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Sanil went lacie- to his

-'erlapp. tnr majesty," said I. "it
is possible that her highness-the like-
iress between her and her sister-per-
haIps. knowing that I have known her
highness Phyllis-that is, the Princess
Elizabeth-she may ihelieve that 1"-
It was very enmbarras-sing.
"Continue," said tie king. "and
please make your sentences intelligi-
"What I meant to say was that her
highness the Princess Hlildegarde be-
lieves that I love her sister instead of
herself-I thought--she has written
otherwise"- And tlien I foundered
"Prince," said the king, laughing. in
!.pite of his efforts to appear angryy.
"for pity's sake tell me what this man
is talking about."
"A woman." said the chancellor.
"Perhaps her highness the Princess
llldegarde--that is, I believe-she mnay
love this man-perhaps, thinking hel
loves the other"- lie was mocking
me, and my face burned.
"Prince, do not confuse the nn,. Hel
is bad enough as it is." The king
smoothed away the remnant of the,
"Your majesty is right." said I des-
perately. "I ant confused. I know uot
what to say."
"What would you do in mny place?'"
asked the king of the chancellor. -
"I should say in an ominous voice',
'Young man, you may go, but if 'you
ever enter our presence again without
either one or the other of the IIlohen-
phalian princesses as your wife we'
Hall confiscate your property ;iand put
you in a dungeon for thie remainder of
your natural days.' I put in tile ct;,tis-
cation clause as a matter of fr'in.
Have you ;lrny property ?'
"Whalt 1 have." I answeredd ly cot-li-
dence returning, "' can pilt in miy
".'(odl." said the kinu. "'\Wiat tl:'
chancellor says is buit ju.:t. that hLis '!ir,--tions are follow*,(.!.
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"Now, my kig,' conle l t tit c .:j_-
c( llor, "put a medal on him und let li ;-
"In time," replied the king. "You
nay go, llerr Winthrop."
"Go and scribble no more," added the
1 could hear them laughing as 1 made
my escape from the room. It could rnot
be expected of me to join them. And
Gretchen Was as far away as ever,
Phyllis love nle? It was absurd.
Gretchen had played me the fool. Sh<
had been laughing at me all the time.
Yet she had I;egg.ed miy life of tihe
prince and on her knees. Or was it a
lie of his? Oh, it seemed to mie that
my brain would never become clear
In the afternoon at 4 1 was ushered
into the bondoir of her highness the
1Princess Eliza:beth. It was Phyllis no
longer. l'hyllis had passed, aiid I be-
c:inre conscious of -r vgiui'regret.
"I antm gld." slhe said, 'that youi

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had reaU in thne ings -e1.
morning. I gave it back to b
"Do you understand'"
"1 confess that I do not, It
that I am never going to
anything again."
Phyllis balanced lh letter
palm of her hand. "You are
blind. my dear friend. Did
tell her that there had been
affair? T)o you not believe she
your regard for her merely a
of -pique. of ctnsolation'? it It
kind of her to saerilic, herself (i
Some-wowen are willing to gi
to see the man they .love Imade
My sister is one of t!hosw But I
refuse the gift. .lack, c-a you n
that the poor woman thinks thtt
love mee?" Phyllis was looking t
with the greatest possible ki dn w
"I know not what she thinks.
know that sh'e has written me that
Is sorry for having played with
factions. Phyllis. if slie loved !Le
would not leave mie s slie has doI,
"Oh. these doubltinl T~hiase.
elain'-,d I'hyllis. "How +, you kw
tiat tshc does not love youI ? Haveye
one true proof that she does not?
but you a hundred that sheddem.
"D1o you love her?' di.manded PbA
lis. stamping her foot with impatime
"Lve her? IThavi I not told youth
I do?'" .loomily.
"And will you giive her tp be-a
ihwe writes you :t le-tter? 'Vhat hask
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.,iinand snow, my heart was
warmer than it had been in
ya da.. Woman is infallible when
lreauls the heart of another. Phyl-
said that Gretchen loved me. It
y remained for me to find her.
,,Where is the innkeeper?" I asked,
heart sinking.
*lHe is not here," was the answer.
"Is her highuess the Princess Hilde.
-"Her highness!" he cried in astonish-
ent. "She lias never been here. This
ian iLu. The castle is in the village."
"How long have you been here?"
rsked Pembroke.
"Two weeks, your highness." Doubt.
es he thought us to be high person-
ges to be inquiring for the princess.
"Is Stablberg here?" I asked.
"He is visiting relatives In Coburg,"
ras the answer.
"Do you know where her highness

o." It occurred to me that his
yolce bad taken to sullen tones.
"When will the innkeeper be back?'
The fellow shrugged his shoulders.
&I cannot say, your highness. The inn
i got open for guests till March."
"Jack," said Pembroke in English,
*t is evident that this fellow has been
~gstrWcted to be close lipped. Let us
return to the village. The castle la
lft" He threw some coins to the
serrnt, and they rattled along the
pereh. "Come." And we wheeled and
trotted away.
I cannot tell how great was my dis-
appointment, nor wl'at I did or said.
The ride back to the village was a
dreary aifir s'o iar as conversation
went At the castle we found not a
"It is as I expected." .maid Pembroke.
R"Beniewiber that her highness is ac-
gtomled to luxury and that it is not
likely for her to spend her winter in
ch a desertil pIlace. You're a news
paper man. You ought to be full of re-
ources. Why don't you telegraph to
all the news agencies aml make in-
quiries? She is a personage, and It
will not Ibe dlificvult to find her If you
goat it the right way."
I followed his advice, and the first
return brotight me news. Gretchen
was at present in Vienna. 8o we Jour-


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f-eed ai dogged, persistent searchl. I
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Wherc is the inmkccpcr,?" I asked, myl
heart sinking.
t Munich she was In Heidelberg,
soon 0 and so on. It was truly di-
UMlnl StO the railway, Pembroke, laughing
". paumbling, always at my heels.


s-c I wroeat b fil t **ibt
Shoeeft Hr reply was to the tf.
that she, too. did not know where
Sister was that she was becoming
a puzzle to her and concluded with the
vice to wait till the coronation, when
G etchen would put In an appearance,
hb presence being Imperative. So
w ks multiplied and became months,
w nter passed, the snows fell from the
m untains, -the floods rose and subsid-
w summer was at hafid with her
w ite boughs and green grasses. May
w,,s blooming into June. Still Gretchen
rtl gained in obscurity.
I shall be a physical wreck," said
P broke when we finally returned to
B-, "if you keep this up much lon-
.PLook at me!" was my gloomy re-
joi der.
Well. you have that interesting pal-
lot," he admitted, "which women as-
eribe to lovers."
Thrusting my elbows on the table. I
bNrled my chin in my hands and star.
ed After awhile I said. "I do not be-
live she wants to be found."
*That has been my idea this long
wtille," he replied, "only I did not wish
to,*ake you more despondent than you
pne morning when 1T had grown out.
w rdly calm I said to, Pembroke, "Phil-
I I shall go with you to India."
Here is a letter for you." he replied.
may change your plans."
y mail since leaving the journals.
tl field had become so small that to
Ive a letter was an event. Inside
o the envelope I discovered only six
w rds, but they meant all the world to
in "She Is here at the Inn." It was
u lgned. I waved the slip of paper
b re Pembroke's eyes.
She is found!" I cried.
hen go in search of her." he said.
And you will go with tme?"
Not I! I prefer tigers to prince. sea.
B the way. here is an article iln the
tung on the coming coronation of
serene highness the Princess Eliza-
h of Hohenphalia. I'm afraid that
I han't be present to witness the
e nt." He thrust the' paper into my
1d and approached the window, out
ot4 which he leaned and stared at the
g en flowers below. "When I asked
hIr why it could not be, she answered
tlt she hadl no love to give in return
t mine."
tShe may -hanige her mindd" I said,
pttinu a bh;.an! on his. "Most women
Bit ther- are exteTlitiois." he re-
p ied.l r"1.i-i.4r irs wil ii a if 1o ) i.lel ..i;i t w is : itl tlin .rhhiud
I lie. "Til- are .-;ii- WVituinli whl
ier nh.i;n Hlhr llii:tn tll *. A:- I il. i:il' In m lov1ito gij\' .i:1. It i.s 11on :iil
it is gone without reward she wil!
. make no atltmpt to recall it to give tc
a other. I love her all the more for
t t. The gaiue fate plays with out
h rts is a cruel one. For one affinity
t re are ten unfinished lives. Hei
h 'hness loves a good- man."
y hand fell from his. and I weqt
o r to the window. This was the first
I Imation he had given to me that he
w the secret, the secret which had
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was passing along the highway, a
pie between miiy teeth. It was the be-
ginin- of twilight. the trysting hour
o all our reveries, when the old days
clie baek with a Iprfume as sweet
aidl vague as that which hovers over a
ja of spiced rose leaves. I was think-
it of the year which Was gone: how I
flit came to the inn: of the hour when
rst held her in my arms and kissed
hl and vowed my love to her; of the
i tng, when she, of her own will had
tl wn her arms about my neck and
hle inn loomed up against the sky.
y and lonely. Behind me. far away
d the riter, I could catch occasion-
al glimpses of. the lamps of the village.
Ssently there came a faint yellow
glw in the east, .and I knew that DI-
aV was approaching.
toes loose her locks upon the night
I through the dim wood Dian threads her way.
wild sweetness filled the air. I
wis quite half a mile from the inn. yet
I tould smell the odor of her roses-
Getcben'$ roses. It was a long and
wary year which had intervened. And
.nr she was there, only a short way
rm my arms. But she did not know
t ,t I was coming. A. million diamonds
4g into the air whenever I struck
lush grasses with my cane. Every-
re I breathed the perfume of her
They seemed to hide along the
*lges, to lurk among the bushes, red
4es and white. On the bill across the
valey I saw the little cemetery with
It white stones. I arrested my step

her that she might-be mine! A-hier I
The lights of the Inn cheered me and
lifted the gloom. Should I enter by
stealth or boldly ? I chose the second
method. Gretchen and the innkeeper
were in the old hall. I entered and
threw my traps into a corner. As they
turned and saw me consternation was
written on their faces.
"I have found you at last," I said.
holding out a hand to each of them.
The innkeeper thrust his hands behind
his back and sauntered leisurely to-
ward the window. Gretchen showed
signs of embarrassment, and her eyes
were studiously fixed on the cracks
which yawned here and there in the
floor. My hands fell unnoticed.
"You have been looking for us?" she
asked in even tones. "Why have you?"
Vaguely I gazed at her. at the inn-
keeper, then at my traps in the corner.
It was apparent that I was an intruder.
I struck my forehead in anger and de-
spair. Triple fool that I was! I was
nothing to her. She had told me so,
and I had not believed.
"Yes; "why?" asked the innkeeper.
turning around.
"I believe," said I, my voice trem-
bling, "that I am an unwelcome guest.
Is It not so?"
"Oh, as for that," said the Innkeeper,
observing Gretchen, "this is a public
inn on the highway. All wayfarers
are of necessity welcome."
"Go, then, and prepare me a supper,"
said I. "I am indeed hungry, having
journeyed far." I wanted him out of
the room.
The innkeeper, a puzzliflg smile on
his lips, passed ont.
"Gretchen," I burst forth. "In heav-
en's name what does this mean? I
have hunted for you day after day,
week after week. month after month.
I have traveled the four ends of the
continent. I have lived-oh, I do not
know -how I have lived! And when I
do find you it is for this." My voice
broke, and I was positively, on the
verge of tears.
"And was all this fair to her?" asked
Gretchen coldly.
"To her? I do not understand."
"I mean. was all this fair to my sis-
"Gretchen." a light piercing the dark-
ness. "has she not written to you?"
"A long time ago. She wanted to see
me on an important matter, but I could
not change my plans at the time. I
shall see her at the palace next week.
Ought you not to be with her instead
of here?"
"Why should I be with her?"
Gretchen laughed, but the key was
"Are you not going to marry her?
Surely it is easy after the king has giv-
en his permission. Have you already
fallen out of love with her after all
your efforts to make her a princess?
Truly man is as unstable as sand and
water. Ah. but you fooled us all to the
top of your bent. You knew frouv the
first that she was a princess, but you
could not find the proofs. Hermann
and I were the means to the end. But
who shall blame you? Not I. I am
very grateful to you for having given
to me a sister. And if you fooled me I
returned measure .for measure. It Is
game and quit. Time hung heavy on
my hands. and the victory, however
short, was amusing."
"I never loved her!" [ cried. Where
were the words I needed?
"So much the worse for you," dis-
dainfully. "But here comes Hermann
to announce your supper."
"I shall not break the bread of inhos-
pit:lity." said I in the bitterness of my
despair. I gathered up my traps and
then I let them tumble back. The
need(led words chine with a rush to nim~
lips. I wenit close to her. "Why did
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you humiliate yourself in begging my
life of the prince? Why if my life was
nothing to you? Answer. Why did
you stoop to your knees to that man if
I was worthless to you? Why?"
Her cheeks grew red, then white.
Her lips formed words which she could
niot speak.
"Herr Winthrop's supper is ready,"
announced the innkeeper.
"Go and eat it!" I said childishly.
"Your appetite is gone then ?" imper-
"Yes. and get you gone with it!"
The innkeeper surveyed for a space.
"Will you kindly tell -me from whom
you received the information that her
highness was at the inn ?"'
I produced the unsigned letter. He
read it carefully. while Gretchen look-
ed oq nervously.
r "Ach." said the innkeeper, "that
Stahlberg! He shall be dismissed."
Unhappily for him that Individual
was just passing along the corridor.
The innkeeper signaled him to ap-
"How dared you?" began the Inn
keeper, thrusting the letter under
Stahlberg's nose.
"Dare? I? Herr," said the big fel-
low, "I do not understand. What is
It you accuse me of?:'
"This!" cried the Innkeeper. "You
have written to Herr Winthrop and
told him that her highness was at the
inn. And you *ere expressly forbid-

S n -T"You know that you
wrote this."
"Stahlberg," I cried excitedly. "tell
me why you wrote this note to me and
I'll see that you are taken care of the
rest of your days."
"I forbid him!" commanded Gretchen
in alarm.
"As God hears me. herr." said Stahl-
berg stoutly. "I wrote not a line to you
or to any one."
"Oh!" cried the innkeeper, stamping.
"And you deny that you have written
here that you saw her highness in the
garden three nights ago?"
Gretchen was beginning to grow ter-
rified for some reason. I myself was
filled With wonder, knowing well
enough that nothing about a garden
had Ion written in the note I had re-
"Do you dare deny." went on the im-
placable old man. "that you have writ-
ten here that you saw her highness Ie
the garden and that she was weeping
and murmuring this man's name?"
"Oh!" cried Gretchen. gazing wildly
at the door.
The innkeeper suddenly took the be-
wildered giant by the Ahoulders and
pushed him from the room, following
him swiftly, and the door closed noisily
behind them.
My heart was in flames. I under-
stood all now, though I dare say Gret-
chen didn't All at once her head fell
on the back of the chair from which
she had but lately risen. She was
weeping silently and deeply. I did not
move, but stood watching her, drinking
In with exultation the loveliness of a
woman in tears. She was mine, mine.
mine! The innkeeper had not really
known her heart till the night in the
garden to which he so adroitly refer-
ted. Then he had made up his mind
that things were not as they should be
and had sent me that anonymous note.
Mine at last. I thought Somehow for
the first time in my life I felt what is
called masterful-that is to say, not all
heaven and earth should take her away
from me now. Softly I passed over to
her side and knelt at her feet. I lifted
the hem of her gown and pressed it to
my lips.
"M.y princess." I .: ".

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mine." I kissed her unresisting hand.
Then I rose and put my arms around
her. She trembled. but made no effort
to withdraw. "I swear to you. Gret-
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not if the king should send an army
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mind I should not. You are mine. 4
should like to know if I haven't won
you! Oh. they do well to call you
Princess Caprice! Oh. Gretchen." fall-
ing back to humble tones, "what a
weary year has been wasted! You
know tIl:;t I love you. Youl have never
really doubteld it. You know tihait you
have not. Ilhd yol gone to your sister
when shi wrote to you s.he would hltve
told you that it w:as for you a:loue that


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Ssion CaIbaige M'Itch'ess Money- liU I U
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complete Stock of Fresh Field and garden Seed Always e Hana.

W Catalogue free upon application.



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I t UonLm having them, take no others and you will get the best shells that money can buy.



Fast Freight and Luxurious Paemenger Route to New York. Boston and the E-t
Short Rail Ride to. Savannah.
Thence via palatial express steamships sailing from Savannah. Four ship each
week to New York,-making clowe connection with New York-Boston ships,
or Sound liners.
All ticket agents and hotels are supplied with monthly sailing schedules. Write for genma
information, sailing schedules, stateroom reservations, or call on
W. H.PLEASANTS, Gen'l. Freight aad Pan' r Agt. New Pir :S North River. New York.
WALFEt HAWKINS.Gen. Art. Trafme Dept., "24 W. Bay St.. Jacksonville, F;a.



Schedule Effective November 25. 1900.
NOF & BASk T. i 44. I i. I 14. oiUTHnittN DIVISION. : 31.
Lv Jacsonville ............ lu a Ua| 7 V p! 4 p pLv Jacksonville ....... ...... 940 a 740p
*Ar Fernandina ..... ....l )al 91. p! 5.i)OpAr flaiwint........ ..... ....1014a 8:p
Ar Rverett..................i23, I 955 p;....... Ar Waldo........... ....... ...11 35Ma 1035isp
Ar Savannah ............1,1.O pill ;i. p A....... Aritnesvllle........... .." .n
Ar Fairfax. .... ......... .... 3.. p.' sol a. ...... iAr Qedar Kev .. ... ... p .......
ArDeumark.................. 4 15p5l.'51i... ....... jArSilver Spi-ing ... 12 .4I.i l .p.':.
ArColumbiaa .......... :Ar.. -Ala.. 141i plia
ArCamden.......... .... 7:fi p ; 41 a........ Ar Wildwoodi .- .. I: p )la
Ar Southe Puies ..... ....113 p; ip 12 a....... Ar Lef-.bur.......................:110 p 430 a
Ar Raleih .... ....... : aa 11. ..... Taares .. Ar.............. .......:;::: p 65: a
Ar Portsmouth ............. 7 a aW a. ArOrlando ...... ..... p h a
Ar Richmond...... ....... ..' 5W,a, :r5 p-. \r Winter PI'ark.............. 547 i.......
ArWashineuou .. .. 4; a 9: ; ..... Ar lade City 35 ... 4 15ia
Ar Baltimore........... .... nill :p... p .\r Pla t ICity........... ..... 444p 5 la
Ar Philadephia..... ..... : 12 :2p l ;a....... rTampa ..... .. ... ....:... : p' fi:1a
Ar New Y<.rk...1........... :; p, a 1:1 a;....
Lv Columbia.......... ........... s: .....
Ar^ hev1e ...... ........ *!** **** Connoetio mna ArChicago.. ... ...... ..... .. : pi ...... t5.rla .d Koute -ste-fmelr, leaving Fernandina
k--'r. 1 DIV. &- N ~. .). : i 1 :: p. inm. aily except Sunlay, arriving Brunts-
Lv Jacksoiville.................. 7:;pi ). wPk i:I) p. in.
Ar Lake (ity....................... li piI :3 u
Ar Live Oak.............. ... Mjll i:l pt
Ar M:adiso tt............. .......... Il pi 2 p l.cave l !er'laniiln fr .n.l,:rksnville 7 I0 a. ii.
Ar Monticeilo ........ .......... 15 1 : 1, p an, ,,. ',10 m.
ArTliomai ,vilc ............ I l ti .
Ar Month m ry ........... i ....
A r- t. L.oui. ... ..... ....... 7 ;i .
Ar Tlillaioa:'t.. ................... I 1 mt t4p3 Ari)v l, ai .ir ak.oiiviliL ir ,!n the North and
Ar Qui -y. ... ..... ...... ................ :9 p iast, No. 27.:11 a:I .in o.:. at:; : p. m.
Ar I;ive, Ju .etlon .. ............... :... ..;* Fromn t.he- it- .t N, at 7t :2.3 p. n : No. 1, at
Ar I'-ciilav'.i;t............... .......... -Ii p
Ar Molil,............ .......... ..... ;i w:.30 a. in. From the outh, .No. II ,;t !::)o
Ar N.-w Or -i- ......... ... t ia ;. ns : N1. (;;. at ::..-1 p. in.

No. I I solid v':-tilib(iledl tr.iin i i'two:i .Il.t
e(.xpirss a ; aliy (c't ll: -, l ining ci it :1il4
York. Atl;nta and Nah ville, No-. 31 aml I
ville and 'T1'mripa.
No. 64;. soll I vesltibuled lr.tin, c(i',nti-tirl. o
.li,'k-onvilhl :tidl i'a, liiiigt jn.;ii Il, 'i l' Iin:ll
Nos.: anifd 1, 1'1lh.i3 lR illet slevj,,r Jaic',
Steamer fior Key We-t and ffavaniia -.
leaving Monldaay.. iThursdIays a;inl Saturdlay,
No-. aiind I. '-leel|'r New irleae
Full information at Cityl "' Tiket Illi e. .Ji .
E. sr. JOHiN., V.
Ist. V.- P. & Gi M.
A. 0. MacIiNEl.I.. A-:i-taut

Carrabelle, Tallah
-A1> 1) DWN

"I love you better than all the world."
I made her a princess, that all my ef-
forts were to make you free to wed.
Gretchen, you will not send me away
this time, will you? You will be kind
and bid me to stay?"
"She loves you," whispered Gretchen.
This admitted no reply. I simply
pressed my lips to her hair. The sobs
were growing audibly less.
"I read it in her eyes," persisted
"Gretchen, answer me.' Io you love
I placed my hands against her tem-
ples and turned her head around so
that those blue green eyes. humid and
tearful, looked into mine.
"Oh. I cannot deny it. If I wrong
her in accepting your love. it is be-
cause 1 cannot help it. I love you bet-
ter than all the world. So well do I
love you that"- Her head sank on my
heart. and her sobs began afresh.
"That what. Gretchen?' I asked.
"Nothing." By and by she said:
"Keep faith with me, and I promise to
love as few women can."
Then I kissed her lips. "Gretchen?"
"What is it?"'
"I have an idea that we shall be very
happy. Now let us go and make terms

-;--O'vill :t;nl1 N>-w York. ind-uiiin In uli, l.tra ;an ;
tlirt.m nt I'u .ll i :! -~it'r !-, i>,r tr 1'.nt >t ai N y w
(a r l'- lllii:iln It !:1at .->1 elpingl (:;:t- s I twen.. Ie .lack at-
*,V i'd y t .'s ai. li;ll, i ;a ;ie l t p'i r-s a de -ar- iKAet veen
ilt ," r I,.ti I-e!i .Ia:i".-ouvillc ;alit New York.
.otville ;a,. 1 t. l.. i- vi i a Moin ti e ll,, T oi,iiis\ville anl
. tak.'- eoin t-ti,:a at i'ot T"';ili,: with .teameri
S:a l .Iavk. raiviij'
Wl t:X t 1:IV SvtIrI',1'I. Tel: hi I l" -I0.
V. m1S I :k-. :. .A.LLE ,
. n*1 Sup't Pa i in. v Agent,
at-illuo il. ':I
eral r I'aso.' iiger A -,nt. Jaiks.>ilv;IIli, .Fla.

ssee & Georgia R. R.

S1 r i

I -I zK I
i Z:4

A. M. A. 1.
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.... .... ............ fi14 5 .... rk. 5 1940.....................
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.................... .. 5 4 .... or 1 9 0 ...... .......I ....
.... ...... ........ ........ 1 2 .5 ...... Lrr n .. ... a0 s is ..... ..... ... .. .. .
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P. X.I A.M .......


F. Stoponmignal forp- mges.
Connections-At Tatar s with ra
steam At ApaholAbbm with battip
U. & .Mail StesnCreument City will
ve Carrabelle dally.1 UO s.m. P.





For years has the medical fraternity a
endeavor many hundred o nostrums have t
thousds have been completely ruined _b'

s on 8 A. L. At Carrabelue with ApalsblMnt
oohesm River steamer.
leave Auslaelieoia daily at 8:30sa. = Betazlag
.ARMSTRONG. GeMn. Pa At., Tallahasee, Pi.


Catarrh Cure.

eight a reliable and sure care for Catarrh. In tsh
>n olMered to a suferln public, and the health d
inking them, these variam monmmwmiui eamin the



nteh. alm C. B fi
Stimber buyers at

ampanm i by MrN. Wak

mnths and aometimes lea
allt after the patient ai
have pased the danger p
Bomey and Tar affords pq
ti ad security from t
Wight&Bro o
Hem. J. F. C. Grigg, rejp
Franklim county, wee ama
bimt visitors this week.
Colonel Nat. R. Walker
ville was here Monday an<
t inthe inauuraon c
aeeing al his old f ds e
the next House of Repreeen
aeembly of which he will I
for re-election as Reading

Hon. T. L. Clarke, rep
the next Legislature from,
who is promnently menti<
didate peakership
our distinguished visitors t


For ITantU aMA
7kl Mu Yu l A
Bears the
Rtw't-Tre of

Dr. Dillingham the
has beld forth on Monroe
Fast several weeks left
negro clowns have am
greatly and the county
miss their jokes very much
Mr. Ned M. Tyler,
Florida Soap Works, ar
hamee Friday night and
the city until Monday
You have read of the
,vieapt-illa, and you ah
feet confidence in its men
There were over 800 8t
the parade Tuesday. The-j
Colonel F. Philips of
his two charming daughter
our visitors this week. -
Mr. T. B. Goleon, clerk
court of Santa Rosa county
inaugural ceremonies.
If Banner Sal
doesn't cure your piles, yo
be returned. It is thel
medicine., Wight & Bro.
Hon. Earnest Amos of
tentative 9of Santa Rosa
the city Tuesday. j
Metsrs. J. W. Rus and
Jr.. of Marianna were ana
corned gt e -ts on inaugural
Mr. W. F. Coachman of
were among other promine
that place visiting here this
Mr. McComb of Wisco*
purchased fifty thousand
land south of Tallaassee
of the Carrabelle Tal.ah,,
i Railroad and the bis
MIntyre will shortly ret
bringing with him a numbJ
and land buyers. C. B. Mi
consn manager for Mr.
rived here today en route f



SBabies and chilM
Iprpr food, rarely
cine. If they do
on their food som
wrMnS. They need
help to get their
|machnery workns

CO ia

wi generally con
iffuty. .
if you will put fr
fourth to half a tea
in babys bottle athr
times a day you wil
a marked Enprovemi
larger children, froa
a F


So'm omne
i into oflie1

t. He too
* the latter

of Wakulia

xrntiiue for
Ato fatal re.
I opposed to
lt. Foley's
mitive proteo-
'ee cough&

tentative of
ig the prom-

Wf Crawford-
Tuesday at-
omonies and
ho will be in
atives, at the
ea candidate


eentative in
fferson, and
ed as a can-
was among
-is week.


r doctor who
ret for the
terday. His
the citizens
hegroes will

esenting the
ed in Talla-
ill remain in
Sby Hood's
d have per-
It will do

r Troops in
were a fine

' arunna and
were among

f the circuit
attended the

ir money will
nost healing

iton, repre-
unty, was in

Guyt( n
9g our wel-
9 day.
lt citizens of
in who has
s of timber
ong the line
eand Geor-
sawmills at
n to Florida
prof settlers
theses of Wis-
icComb ar-
r McIntyre


t need
t Otrive
thing is
a little |
festive g

xft thkj

in one-
o four
oon see
half to

-.. very
O _A--



enough Pot-
.ash and your
& profits will be
K large; without
Potash your
crop will be
"scrubby." ,
Our books, telling about compostion of fertilizers
best adapted for all crops, are free to all farmers.
93 Nassau St., New York.
Hon. Jeff. Lamar came up to see Jen-
nings inducted into office Tuesday.
Mr. Geo. Wight left last week for
Cairo Ga.
Miss Mary Baker of Marianna isthe
guest of Miss Annie Maxwell Rawls.
I Mrs. R. L. Harrison and two children
of Jacksonville were in this city last
larimn is Endorsed by the best Pbhysiias
sad guaranteed to cure Chills, Few ,raf a'
Ague. All druggists or from 1a1hflt
West Drug Co., St. Louis;
Mr. R. J. Banerman has rented a
house on Monroe street -and will bring
his family to Tallahasnee.
Mr.F. Gray Rush of Apalachicola is in
this city en route to Oxford, Ga. to re-
sume his studies at Emory College.
Dr. B. S. Chapin chief clerk and
draughtaman in Surveyor-General Scar-
lett's office has returned from a month's
vacation spent at Gainesville.
Mr. J. B. Wilson, editor of the Milton
Journal of Santa Rosa county, was
among our distinguished visitors on in-
auguration day.
Mr.-jeo. Wilson, editor-in-chief of the
Times-Union and Citizen, came up to
take in the inaugural ceremonies.
The residence of Governor Bloxham
was beautifully draped on the exterior
with the national colors, and the interior
was profusely decorated with flowers,
palms and evergreens by the lady friends
of Mrs. Bloxham.
Lingering LaOrippe Cough
G. Vacher, 157 Osgood street, Chicago,
says: "My wife had a very severe case
of la grippe, and it left her with a very
bad cough. She tried a bottle of Foley's
Honey and Tar and it gave immediate
relief. A 50-cent bottle cured her cough
entirely." Price 25 cents and 50 cents.
Wight & Bro.
Mr. F. M. Simonton a distinguished
lawyer of Tampa and one of the most
prominent political leaders of Hillsboro
county came up to see Jennings sworn
Mr. Horace Mitchell clerk of the Cir.
cuit Court of Gadsden county was
among other distinguished visitors from
that county Tuesday.
Women's Complexions depend for
beauty upon Digestion. Dr. M. A. Sim-
mons' Liver Medicine Regulates the
Stomach, Liver and Kidneys and se-
cures the blessings of good Digestion.
Mr. W. B. Hare, Superintendent State
Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb at St.
Augustine, made a business trip to the
Capital City this week.
Mr. S. W. Cleary, ex-County Judgeof
Santa Rosa county, were among other
prominent West Floridians who saw
Jennings inaugurated. -
This season there is a large death rate
-among children from croup and lung
troubles. Prompt action will save the
little ones from theee terrible diseases.
We know of nothing so certain to give
instant relief as One Minute Cough Cure.
It can also be relied upon in grippe and
all throat and lung troubles of adults.
Pleasant to take. All dealers.
Mr. E. H. Motte and Mrs. Motte, Miss
Hansbrough and Mr. J. Delcher of
Leesbmrg were among the South Florid-
ians who visited our beautiful city this

week. The ladies of the party added
much to the enjoyment of the inaugural
reception Tuesday night by their beauti-
ful singing.
Captain C. B. Parkhill of Pensacola a
promb e it lawyer and politician of that
city was amongthe distinguished visit-
ors d wring inaural week.
A few doses of Dr. M. A. Simmons
Liver Medicine will do more for a Weak
Stomach than a prolonged course of an y
other medicine.
Major J. W. backett, of U. S. Engi-
neer Corps. of St. Augustine. can e up
to see the inaugural. Major Sacrett did
splendid work in Porto Rico during the
Spanish war.
E. Lloyd Thomas of the Thomas Lum-
ber Comipany who recently sold the mills
at McIntyre will at once erect new
sawmills on the line of the Carrabelle
Tallabassee & Georgia Railroad between
Hilliardville and Tallahassee.

John A. Pearce has been Sheriff of
Leon county sixteen years during which
time he has served only twelve warrants
on native white citizens of Leon county.
Mr. Pearce says that he thinks that
establishes a reputation for the white
people of Leon county second to that of
no other county in the United States for
law and order.

The opening up of transportation
over the South Eastern Railroad is
going to give the winter visitors to
Tallahassee and the local sportsmen
some of the finest opportunities that
they have had for many years past.
For the small sum of $1.25 they can
go down to and return from the
Wacissa river country. There they
can find ample accommodations or
camp out, as they choose. The
train goes down on Tuesdays, Thurs-
days and Saturdays, leaving the Bell
Air crossing (this city) at. 3 o'clock
p. m. Parties can go down and
have a whole day's hunt and return
here by shortly after 9 o'clock on the
following day. The Wacissa section
is taid by those who have just been
there to be one of the best hunting
grounds in the Southern States to-
day. Quail, ducks, turkeys and cat
squirrels are found in abundance.
Bear and deer are also to be found
in the swamps. Besides this it is
given up to be one of the best fishing
places in this section. In short, it is
said to he a veritable "Sportsman's
An Uaertalea Dhmese.
There is no disease more uncertain in its
nature than dyspepsia. Physicians say that
the symptom of no two cases agree. It is
therefore most difficult to make a correct
diagnois.No matter how severe, or unde
what disguisedpepua attacks you, Browns
Iron Bittern willcre it. Invaluable in all
diseases of the stomach, blood and nerves.
Browns' Iron Bitten is sold by all dealtk.
To Honor Illustrious Dead.
Lake City, Jan. 2.-The Stone-
wall Chapter, Daughters of the Con-
federacy, of this city, after hard and
faithful labor, have succeeded in rais-
ing sufficient funds to place head and
foot tones and a modest granite shaft
above the resting place, in Lake
City's Greenwood Cemetery, of those
brave and courageous heroes who
fell in the battle of Olustee, and will
have the unveiling ceremonies on
Friday, January 4th, at 10:30 o'clock
in the forenoon, and have arranged
for the occasion an interesting pro-
gramme. *
The speakers are to be Judge
Washington M. Ives, Col. E. 1Brown
and Capt. David L. Geer, on the part
of the E. A. Perry Camp of Confed-
erate Veterans, and M. Maurice
Soarborough, Jr., who will speak on
behalf of the Gen. Jesse J. Finley
Camp, Sons of Confederate Vete-
rans. These gentlemen are all bril-
liant and fluent speakers, and will no
doubt well entertain the expected
large crowd. Mr. Maurice M. Scar-
borough, Jr, who speaks for the
Sons, is one of Lake City's leading
attorneys, and has a flow of lan-
guage seldom possessed by a young
man of 24 years, and he is undoubt-
edly the College City's "silver-
tongued orator," and one of our
city's brightest sons.
Tried Five Doctors
Mrs. Frances L. Sales of Missouri Val-
ley, Ia., writes: "I had severe kidney
trouble for years, had tried five doctors
without benefit, but three bottles of Fo-
ley's Kidney Cure cured me." Wight &
When threatened by pneumonia or
any other lung trouble, prompt relief is
necessary, as it is dangerous to delay.
We would suggest that One Minute
Cough Cure be taken as soon as indica-
tions of having taken cold are noti-ed.
It cures quickly and its early use pre-
vents consumption. All dealers.
(Continued from FiAt Page.)
a "my for use in the Philippines, but
objecting strongly to the pending
bill which endows him with almost

absolute power over the size of the
army used in the United States. The
sensational part of the debate was
when Senator Sewall, of New Jersey,
speaking for the President, declared
that there was more fighting in the
Philippines today than there had
been since the beginning of the war.
During the course of his remarks he
made this statement, which is signifi-




Olympia Opera Co.

F* fyou will look
cf the 3qeneral yea wil
nfid that every two we or every
four weeks there were T1 maiamy men
killed, so many wounded, and so
many died of disease in hospital.
That is the situation. I have- said,
and I think it is the view of the Sec-
retary of War, that it willtake 60.-
000 mep in the Philippines for some
time to come." Yet it was Secretary
Root who prophesied before the elec-
tion that the rebellion would end
with the re-election of; McKinley,
and that the followers of Aguinaldo
were only clinging to the desperate
hope that Bryan might ber elected.
The refunding operations under
the gold bill ceased on the last day
of the century, about one-half of the
outstanding high-interest bonds ex-

re'idenee with twenty- live arer, of land,
half-mile inm Capitol. Apply to Jno. F.
Spears, Tallahassee. Fla.

corporate limits of the city, embracing build-
ing lots anti truck larins all contiguoiLs ani de-
sirable. Apply to W. W.A Mdl ini.
ing i land on Lake .lackson,one mile of lake
shore for irasture. Apply to
14-t W. V, McRIFr.
and McCarthy Streets Warehouse and
building lots, at and near depot. .-outhern sub-
urbs, and Long Grove Addition. Will be sold at
a bargain. W. W. McGawiF.
S EVERAL of the most prominent residences in
the city-on Calhoun and Clinton streets-
unsurpassed for business convenience or social
surroundings. suli as are not on the market for
a lifetime. For terms apply early, if you want
to buy. W. W. MCGriFF.
S one lot to a whole block, from $1.000 to
W09, upon which are paying investments
now in operation 12 per cent. net Apply to W.
W. McGriff
r terest In the Long Grove Lots.
Sept. 14,1898. R. MUNRO.
W1 fAXTfE.-Two reliable Travelng, Sale;-n
V in eaeh State: permanent to-ition: -alary
and expenses; experie-nce not absolut -ly essen-
lial. Address, Pielmont Toluteeo Worls, GrIens.-
lbon),N.C. *
W ANTED.-A latly comnpetent to teach the
English tranclhes and inmusie ean get a sit-
uation in a family to teach. Willing to pai
10.00) ptxer month and boand. Address
,45-::t F. M. BfiNKEt, Arran. Fla.

J. W. Collins is headquarters for
everything in the line of Fancy land
Staple Groceries. He knows theineeds
of the masses of the people and caters
to them for the purpose of building up
and holding trade. He also carries
several other lines in which he main-
tains the same reputation. You can
save money by calling on him.


To those in search
of first-class .


Ask for
tile .


Our stock is (
and you have
vantage of o
rience as .

the ad-
ur expe-

...W Ors,

pining in 1904,1907 and 1908, hav.
~ng been convened into two per cents
"whieh will ru (pr thirty years. The
Treasury Department declares that
these transactions show a great sav-
ing for the Government, estimated
to amount tW some *10,000,000, this
being the amount saved by the re-
duction of interest to the date of
maturity of the old bonds. No ac-
count is taken of the fact that the
new bonds have to run some twenty-
two years longer than the old ones.
Two per cent; interest on say *450,-
000,000 of converted bonds is'
$9,000,000 por annum, or *198,000,-
(000 for twekity-two years, all of!
which will bd a dead loss if the gov
ernment should be able to pay off
these bonds At or before their matu-;
rity. The lojs will be in proportion
to the amount that might be paid off
at or near maturity. However, the
Treasury Department treats the
American people as infants by assur-
ing them that they have made a
great saving when they have actually
made a loss..



Mri Bradishof
Amrs Pinkhm and Te
"About two years ao0u I
sown and so)n becant almost
I lost my appetite and begf
.flesh: my blood was impov ]
I had to leave our store.
The doctors gave me a
but I steadily grew worse ae [
another doctor, lie helped mk
ways, but my headacheotle -
I began to have night tweats
rest was so disturbed that I w
hysteria and would cry and
business matters and my.p-
""Finally.husband took me
with no benefit. This was a
no one can ever know what a
misery I spent. Would bla4l
eating and was troubled with
tion of heart and whites. H
by happy chance of your minei
bought it and wrote for Yourh
and before having finished te
bottle of Lydia E. Pinkham's Ve
Compound, the hysterics nearlvg
and I slept soundly.
used seven or eight botte
such benefit that I an ... .i..

One of the neans used by- the Re- can ever remember of beina. I
publicans to irry the State of South never cease to sound your p
Dakota has bqen made public prop. Ms. E. M. BRAxISI. 179 Dix
ertv by the arrival in this city of DETROIT, MI H.
1John Ea.tmali, a full-blooded Indian, Mrs. Pinkham's advice is at.tbe
who acted asx Mr. Hanna's agent in disposal of every ailing woman
induci-ng thel Dakota Indians to wishes help. Her address is Lvna.
become American citizens and vote Every case is sa* y cnfdetiA
solidly for AMfeKinley. The consid- _- --
eration was a promise of the renewal sum of *1,900,000, and d-epl
of the annual subsidies, suspended in efforts of Mr. llanna to fore
1863, to the &tibes and the approval committee to make a favoran*
by Congress. of certain clahins held port, a majority refuse to be 14
by them. E4stmnan having ulfilled and are against the scheme. I
his part of thp contract ik now here Pettigrew, as a member of thek
insisting that: Mr. Ilana deliver his mittee, has exposed the true i
goods. The nlian claims are now wardness of the scheme, and I
befor,- the s enate Committee on mustered eight votes against thel
Indian Ar aia. They amount to the to six favoring it.
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