Group Title: Weekly Tallahasseean.
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Title: The Weekly Tallahasseean
Uniform Title: Weekly Tallahasseean
Alternate Title: Weekly Tallahasseean and land of flowers
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: John G. Collins
Place of Publication: Tallahassee Fla
Publication Date: December 27, 1901
Frequency: weekly
Subject: Newspapers -- Tallahassee (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Leon County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Leon -- Tallahassee
Coordinates: 30.451667 x -84.268533 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: -v. 23, no. 47 (Jan. 13, 1905).
General Note: Publisher: John C. Trice, <1900>-1905.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 11, no. 14 (June 13, 1891).
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Bibliographic ID: UF00080951
Volume ID: VID00077
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: oclc - 33927384
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C. TRICE, Puflisher and Proprietor.


Irs. W. D H

Away Saturd



t Passed



Remains Were Burle4 Here Tuesday
After .

This has been a pait Christmas for
Mr. H. D. Hartt. Lst week he re-
ceived a telegram f ;m Brunswick,
Ga., notifying him o *,the serious ill-
ness of his mother, N s. W. D. Hartt.
in that city. Mrs. H tt was en route
home from Canada. where she had
spent the summer wi h relatives, and
was expected here in few days.
On reaching Bruns ick, homeward
bound. Mrs. Hartt w s seized with a
congestive chill. Pnem nonia developed
and she grew gradu lly worse. Her
symptoms became so alarming that a
telegram was sent to: ner son Harry.
Mr. Hartt left at cance for Brunswick
to be in attendance Tt the bedside of
his mother. The intlid rallied and
showed such great improvement that
her son returned to: Tallahassee on
Friday, very hopeful lor ner recovery.
Mrs. Hartt took a trn for the worse
shortly after her son'j departure. She
continued to sink, an dat midnight Sat-
urday night she brea ied her last. A
telegram was sent to Mr. Hartt Sun-
day, notifying him offthe sad event.
The remains were brought to Talla-
hassee for interment Monday, funeral
services being conducted by Rev. S. L.
McCarthy at the PreSbyterian Church,
at 4 o'clock in the afternoon. Deceas-
ed was a consistent anit devout member
of the Baptist Churchbut the fact that
the denomination is at the present
time without a minister in Tallahas-
see rendered it necessary for the ser-
vices to be conducted by some minis-
ter other than Baptist. Remains were
interred in the City Cemetery and were
followed to their final resting place by
a large concourse f relatives and
The following geilemen acted as
- pall-bearers: Hon. Pred. T. Myers,
R. A. Shine. H. W.J Demilly, George
Lewis, F. C. Gilmore nd Judge George
P. Raney.
In addition to a husband, Mrs. Hartt
leaves five children- Mr. H. D. hartt,
of this city; Mrs. J. F. Knight and Mrs.
C. M. Patton, of Birmingham, Ala.;
SMrs. M. Clark, ci Caoada, and Mrs. C.
:J..M. Shine, of Jacklonville.
'Mrs. Hartt was a roost excellent and
charitably disposed (.iristian lady, and
her loss will be severely felt by rela-
tives and f"ien's.

Hilda Raymond ei al., plaintiffs in
error, vs. R. McCotathy, as mayor,
etc.. defendantt in erkor; Marion coun-
ty. Writ of error dismissed on order
per curiam for want of proof of ser-
vice of scire facias yd audiendum er-
ro:'es on defendant? in error. H. L.
Anderson for plainxiff in error. No
appearance for defendant in error.
Toney Whitehead, plaintiff in error,
vs. John F. Rollins i al., defendants in
error; Duval country Judgment affirm-
ed on order per cui-am. "W. P. Ward
for plaintiff in errj'; C. H. Summers
for defendants in emr'cr.
The Florida East .ioast Rai'way Co.,
plaintiffs in error, fs.- John Hazel, de-
fendant in error; *3t. Johns county:
Judgment affirmed;; motion for allow-
ance of attorney fa denied. Opinion
per curiam. W. A' MacWilliams for
plaintiff in error; Hirry W. Fowler for
defendant in error.
The Jacksonville$ St. Augustine &
I. R. Ry. Co., plaintiff in error, vs.
Chas. E. Yelvingtoi, defendant in er-
ror; St. Johns county. Judgment af-
firmed; motion for allowance of attor-
ney fee denied on opinion in the Hazel
case. W. A. MacWilliams for plain-
tiff in error; Harr W. Fowler for de-
fendant in error.
The Florida Ea.. Coast Ry. Co.,
plaintiff in error, ; vs. Chas. E. Yel-
vington, defendantin error; St. Johns
county. Judgment. affirmed; motion
for allowance of attorney fee denied
on opinion in the $-iazel case. W. A.
bacWilhams for plaintifff in error;
Harry W. Fowleir for defendant in
er-or. -?

The Florida East Coast Ry. Co.,
plaintiff in error, vj. Richard Yelving-
ton, defendant ini error; St. Johns
county. Judgment affirmed; motion for
allowance of attot-ney fee denied on
opinion in the Hazel case. W. A. Mac-
Williams for plaintiff in error; Harry
W. Fowler for defendant in error.
The Florida EFat Coast Ry. Co.,
plaintiff in error, ?vs. John B. Hazel,
defendant in erro; St. Johns county.
Judgment afflrme4 motion for allow-
ance of attorney ie denied on the opin-
ion in the Hazel ce W. W.A. MacWil-
itams for error; Harry W.
Fowler for defen&nt ine rror.
The Florida Ea.t Coast Ry. Co.,
Plaintiff in error,;: vs. Elzie B. Hazel,
defendant in error: St. 'Johns county.

be selected.

Sun Bros.' Show, which exhibited
here today, is without doubt the best
show that has ever played here. The
music was first-class, the band being
under the efficient-leadership of Chas.
Coons. Perris and Trevanion, the
aerial performers, have no equal in
their line; the Ardello Family, in acro-
tatics and .tumbling are the best ever
seen here; Dan Evans, clown, and Mas-
ter George Sun, the youngest clown in
the world, are uproarously funny; aind
made a big impression; the trained po-
nies, horses and dogs showed a high
degree of sagacity; George and Pete
Sun, jugglers, are without a doubt,
premiers, as they are masters in their
respective lines. The show had an Im-
mense audience, both afternoon and
evening, and gave the best of satisfac-
tion.-Alexandria, Va., Gazette.

Botanic Blood Balm (B. B. B.) the fa-


Latest Developments in Kill.

ing of Sheriff Edwards


No One Knows Him or Where re
Came From.

liams for plainiff in error; Har y W.
Fowler for defendant in error.
The Florida East Coast -Ry. Co.,
plaintiff in error, vs. Joseph B. Rob-
erts, defendant in error; St. Johns
county. Judgment affirmed; motion for
allowance of attorney fee denied on the
opinion in the Hazel case. W. A. Mac-
Williams fur plaintiff in error; Harry
howler for defendant in error.
The Florida East Coast Ry. Co..
plaintiff in error, vs. John Andreu, de-
fendant in error; St. Johns county.
Judgment affirmed; motion for allow-
ance of attorney fee denied on the opin-
ion in the Hazel case. W. A. MacWil-
liams for plaintiff in error. J. W. Hen-
Sderson for defendant in error.
SThe Florida East Coast Ry. Co.,
Plaintiff in error, vs. Elzie B. Hazel,
defendant in error; Putnam county.
No. 1. Judgment affirmed on report of
commissioners on authority of the
opinion in the Hazel case. E. E. Hask-
ell and A. G .Hamlin for plaintiff in
error; Fowler & Fowler for defendant
in error.
The Florida East Coast Ry. Co.,
plaintiff in error, vs. Elzie B_ Hazel,
defendant in error; Putnam county.
No. 2. Judgment offirmed on report of
-mmissioners on authorityy of the
opinion in the Hazel case. A. G. Ham-
lin, E. E. Haskell and Benj. P. Cal-
houn for plainti.- in error; Fowler &
Fowler for defendant in error.
Anna G. Burt, plaintiff in error, vs.
the Florida Southern Ry. Co., defend-
ant in error; Putnam county. Judg-
ment affirmed. O-inion by Mr. Justice
Carter. W. W. Dewhurst and Henry
Strunz for plaintiff in error; R. W. &
W. M. Davis for plaintiff in error.
The Tampa Water Works Co., plain-
tiff in error, vs. George W. Cline, de-
fendant in error; hillsborough county.
Writ. of error dismissed. on order per
curiam, because no assignments of er-
ror are set. forth in the abstract of
record. S. M. & E. L. SparRman for
plaintiff in error; W. A. Carter for de-
fendant in error.
Solon B. Turman, plaintiff in error,
vs. Arthur D. Whaley, defendant in
error; Hillsborough county. Writ of
error will be dismissedd unless plaintiff
in error within 20 days shall file per-
fected abstract of record or two copies
of transcript of record. Opinion by Mr.
Chief Justice Taylor; ..,r. Justice Ma-
bry files dissenting opinion. W. A.
Carter for plaintiff in error; Gunby &
Gibbons for defendant in error.
The court stands adjourned until
Tuesday, January 7, 1902.

New Copoporations That Have Been
Granted Letters Patent.
'The Florida Ice Manufacturing Com-
pany has been granted a charter by
Governor Jennings. The general na-
ture of the business to be transacted
is the manufacture and sale of Ice,
and the storage of perishable articles.
Its place of business is Jacksonville.
The amount ot capital stock author-
ized is $75,000, divided into 750 shares
of $100 each, -to be paid in cash. The
term for which the corporporation is to
exist is ninety-nine years. The officers
who are to conduct the business until
those elected at.the first election here-
after are: Robert Gamble, Jr., of Tal-
lahassee, president; F. P. Fleming, of
Jacksonville, vice-president; F.P.Flem-
ing, Jr., of Jacksonville, secretary and
treasurer. The directors are: Robert
Gamble, Jr., F. P. Fleming and F. P.
Fleming, Jr.
The highest amount of indebtedness
to which the corporation can at any
time subject itself is $75,000.
T. Rowland Slingiuff, W. H. Dix and
R. Lee Slingluff, of Baltimore, Md.,
have filed articles of incorporation for
the Tropical Orange Grove Company,
and letters pater nt have been granted.
The general nature of its business is to
acquire by purchase, lease or otherwise
orange grove properties, land and per-
sonal property, and to deal and trade
in fruits of every description; also to
buy, sell, lease and otherwise deal in
real estate.
The" amount of authorized capital
stock of the corporation is $900, di-
vided into ninety shares of ten dollars
each. The term of existence is twenty-
five years, and is place of business is
to be on its lands in Sumter county,
Florida, in the city of Baltimore, Md.,
or such other place or places as may


Tallahassee Soldiers Have Re

turned Home


They are a

Messrs. L.


and Very

cherous People.

A. Taylor and William

The latest developments about the
killing of Sheriff Edwards, of Gadsden
county, places a different phase on
the matter. It seems that the sheriff
was returning from Georgia with Char-
ley Jones, who was not the man wanted
in Coffee county. When approaching
Clirhax, the heriff, who was in the
colored coach~ with his prisoner, de-
sired to smoke. Armstrong objected
to this on account of the colored wo-
men present.
There was only one other white man
in the car, and Sheriff Edwards turned
to him with the remark: "Here, take
my revolver and guard the prisoner
for a short time. I must have a smoke.
and will go to the smoker."
With this he started to leave the
car. As the sheriff moved on Arm-
strong grappled with him, saying "you
are the man I want." They scuffled
around a short time when the negro
drew a revolver and placing it at Mr.
Edwards' breast, began firing.
The sheriff was unarmed, and the
man left to guard the prisoner cam' to
his assistance. He placed his revolver
at the negro's breast and began shoot-
ing. In the scuffle the sheriff and his
assailant fell from the train. After
running into Climax the conductor had
the train backed to where, the mrin had
fallen off. They found the negro
dead, and the sheriff breathing his
The man whom the sheriff left to
guard the prisoner, and who killed
Armstrong, 'was a stranger. No one
has been able to ascertain his name,
destination or anything concerning his

TEETHINA was first used by Dr.
Charles J. Moffett, a graduate of Jeffer-
son Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa.,
in his extensive and successful treat-
ment of children in Georgia in over-
coming the troubles incident to teeth-
ing and hot summers. TEETHINA
(Teething Powders) counteracts the ef-
fect of hot weather and keeps the di-'
gestive organs in a healthy condition,
and has saved the lives of thousands of
children in the doctor's native State,
where physicians prescribe and moth-
er's give it, and it is criminal in mcih-
ers of our section to allow their babes
and ilttle children to suffer and per-
haps die when relief can be so easily
obtained by giving TEETHINA. I;
costs only 25 cents at druggists: o0
mail 25 cents to C. J. Moffett, M. D.
St. Louis, Mo.

Christmas was a big day with th<
Wesleyans of this community. Their
former pastor, Rev. Mr. Watts, who is
visiting in the city, preached at 11 a.
m., and afterwards a free dinner was
served in a large room of the building
in which they worship. A large num-
ber of persons, young and old, partook
of the bountiful repast, and there were
several basketsful left to be sent to G;:e
deserving poor. The Lord's Supper was
afterwards celebrated in the same room
Dy Lhe pastor, Rev. Mr. Fitch, being
assisted by Rev. Mr. Watts. In the af-
ternoon a Pentecostal prayer-meeting
was held in the hall, and there was
preaching at night. Quite a good work
is being done by these people.

Sometimes a fortune, but never, if
you have a sallow complexion, a jaun-
diced look, moth patches and blotches
on the skin,-all signs of Liver Trou-
ble. But Dr. King's New Life Pills
give Clear Skin, Rosy' Cheeks, Rich
Complexion. Only 25 cents at all drug-

It is said that Chile has a force of
110,000 men ready to respond to hei
call to arms, in case of war with the
Argentine republic.
If he'd had Itching Piles. They're
terribly annoying; bue Bucklen's Ar-
nica Salve will cure the worst case of
piles on earth. It has cured thousands.
For Injuries, Pains or Bodily Eruptions
it's the best salve in the world. 'Price
25c a box. Cure guaranteed. Sold by
all druggists.


27, 1901.

before the man could be overpowered
and taken to jail.
Chief Braswell went. down to th?
lockup, with the intention of releasing
the prisoner, but the man was so inde-
pendent that he ordered his detention.
During the night the prisoner set fire
to the blankets and burned them, his
only excuse being that he was cold
and wanted to keep warm. Tuesday
he was taken before the mayor and
ined $5, and is still in durance vile.

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Large Crowds He El

and Tuesd

Coleman, who enlisted in the Uniiedl
State, army in 1898, for service n the
Philippines, and who spent two year":
and ten months in the islands, retur:n-
ed to their Tallahassee home Monday.
The boys are receiving congratulations
and hearty handshakes of their fViends.
They landed in San Francisco n De-
cember 7th, having been one moIth on
-the passage across the Pacific.
Mr. Taylor called on The Talahas-
seean Tuesday. He expresses thi opin-
ion that the termination of the war in
the islands will depend on the manner
in which the officers conduct th4 cam-
paign. There is not much fight 'ig go-
ing on. The insurgeftts go in small
guerilla bands, and the continual sus-
pense in anticipation of an attck is
really more wearing on the men than
actual fighting would be. t will
take several years to quell these guer-
Sila's, though a more vigorous policy
on the part of those in command would
bring the insurrection to an en soon-
er," said Mr. Taylor.
"In my opinion the war is bei g pro-
longed for the money there ma be in
it. It is very largely a money making
scheme. Under favorable con itions,
and in times of peace, the isl e d of
Luzon, and the city of Manila n par-
ticular, offer excellent oppor cities
for the young business man. ith or-
dinary capital, energy and goo com-
mon business sense, I know of 4 place
where the chances to accumulate
wealth are more favorable. he cli-
mate is salubrious, the soil fertile and
the conditions for money-makog are
Asked as to his opinion of ,Aguin-
aldo, whom some of the "aunti1s" per-
sist in affectionately styling "the
Washington of the Philippine ," Mr.
Taylor replied: I
"He is simply an adventurer, jno bet-
ter than any of the rest of t e Fili-
pinos. He was in the insurrection for
what money and other emoluxnents he
coqld4derive from it.' The averagee
Filifpino is even worse than thwiAmeri-
zan Indian. There is absolutely" no de-
Dendence to be placed in his wrd. He
Is as treacherous as it is poss ble for
a human being to be. Notwithsanding
his fine talk and friendly w ys, the
1'iliptno is always ready to give you a
stab in the dark.
"Even after the war is endod there
vill be great trouble for years to come
.o suppress the numerous bands of bri-
gands that will infest the fastnsses of
Ehe islands."

Henry Whaley, colored, ce ebrated
Christmas in great shape. Hr loa ledi
up on too much bad whiskey, and arm-
ed with a shotgun, he proceeded to
have a good time. Henry at las' got
bloodthirsty and threatened to shoot
Mr. I. Marcus, at the same time aim-
ing the weapon at him.
Tae dusky warrior was taken to the
lockup. While confined in his cell, a
white man was arrested for being
drunk and disorderly, and was locked
in the same place with the negro.
After sobering up, the white man
was allowed to give bond for his ap-
pearance. As he went to put up a cash
deposit, the man found that he had
been robbed of a watch and some
money, claiming that he had $15 in
cash when locked up.
Officers "went to the lockup and
searched Henry. They found the
watch in his coat pocket, while in one
3f his socks there snugly reposed a $5
bill and a $2 bill. Whaley was taken
.o the county jail.

Monday night a white man, using
crutches, and being a stranger in the
city, was locked up by Lieutenant Den-
nard. The man was drunk, and the
officer found it necessary to call him
down for public indecency. This made
him angry and he used abusive lan-
guage to the officer. As the policeman
attempted to arrest the offender, he
was struck with a crutch. Mr. Den-
nard was compelled to use his club,

Great consternation w:-- felt by the'
friends of M. A. Hogarty, of Lexington,
Ky., when they saw he was turning
yellow. His skin slowly changed color,
also his eyes, and he suffered terribly.
His malady was Yellow Jaundice. He
was treated by the best doctors, but
without benefit. Then he was advised
to try Electric Bitters, the wonderful
Stomach iand Liver remedy, and he
writes: "After taking two bottles I
was wholly cured." A trial proves its.
matchless merit for all Stomach, Liver-
and Kidney troubles. Only 25c. Sole
by all druggists.

Not lorig ago the editor of the Chris-
tian Endeavor World wrote to twenty-
five ministers in different denomina-
tions in time enfranchised States. choos-

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fantry, and Companies E and G, of the
2d Regiment of Infantry.
III. Commissions have been issued to
tue following named officers and they
are assigned as follows:
First Infantry-James David Rahnor,
to be captain of Company G, with rank
from December 13, 1901, vice Foster,
promoted; First Lieutenant William
,.shby Evans, to be captain of Com-
pany B, with rank from Decem lr 21,
1901, vice Whitney, resigned; Second
Lieutenant Louis Muller, to be First
Lieutenant of Company B, vice Evans,
promoted; Private Edgar James Hun-
ter, to be Second Lieutenant of Com-
pany B, vice Muller, promoted.
By command of the Governor and
Adjutant-General, Major-General, Flor--
ida State Troops.

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The newspapers are discussing with
a good deal of earnestness the value of
women in political campaigns. Many
of the journals which are opposed to The Midway Has Been in Ful.
woman suffrage do not hesitate to a
praise the women, and tell them how All W(e.
they contribute to the success of mu-
nicipal reform by tneir addresses and
other political labors. But these news- The Cincinnati Carnival Company
papers are simply putting weapons into arrived here monday night. Monday
the hands of the suffragists. It will was a damp, disagreeable day, and
not be long before the ladies will not they were unable to get up their tents
be satisfied with doing much of -the until Tuesday afternoon.
hard work, and at the same time be Immense crowds were here during
denied the privileges of citizens. the first two 6ays, and on Christmas
If women may raise the sinews of also, the carni'xal did a good business.
war, make speeches, drum up the dc- he tents weP.e erected in the center
relict on election day. all the horrible of Monroe street, from near the Con-
talk of the antiss" about the women stantine House to D. B. Meginniss' cor-
going into politics goes into thin air. ner. The many attractions drew large
If women may do everything in politics crowds, and nearly everybody express-
but vote withofit being unsexed. or up- ed satisfaction at the sights.
setting the social order, having the The hoochee-coochee tent was the
suffrage would produce none of the center of attraction for a certain ele-
prophesied calamities. ment but the ladies gave it a wide
Surely all of the logic is with the berth. Aside from this one feature,
suffragists, and they will not be slow ;this is the cleanest midway on the road.
to use it. All women who care to be There are no loose female characters
in politics can easily get in, and noth- ihryn oe hal crae
ing can stop the women folks from go- displaying their charms in brazen af-
ing the whole figure.-New York De- trontery, and ladies could enter any of
fender. the tents without a blush of shame.
The electric palace was visited by
SAVES TWO FROM DEATH. 'hundreds of the best ladies of Talla-
"OArlitteSda rOadEahassee, every day, as were also the
"Our little daughter had an almost tents containing Lunette, the flying
fatal attack of whooping cough an( lady, and the Statue Turning to Life.
bronchitis," writes Mrs. W. K. Havi- In the electrical tent the marvelous-
land, of Armonk, N. Y., "but, when all moving pictures excited the admiration
other remedies failed, we saved her of everybody. it is impossilau to give
life with Dr. King's New Discovery, an adequate description of the d -
Our niece, who had Consumption. in an ders shown, and those who wp.e ;
advanced stage, also used this wonder- learn more about it will not merh,.. .
ful medicine and today she is perfect- visit.
ly well." Desperate throat and lung Lunette, the flying lady, mystifies
diseases yield to Dr. King's New Dis- everybody with her gyrations and danc-
covery as to not other medicine on ing in midair, without any apparent
earth. Infallible for Coughs and Colds. support. This is a wonderful mechani-
50c and $1.00 bottles guaranteed by all cal illusion.
druggists. Trial bottles free. Tue statue turning to life is also a
very pretty and mystifying illusion
A DECISION RENDERED. that elicits the admiration and wonder
of all. These tnree shows are espe-
cially for the ladies and children and
Camp & West Lose Injunction Suit the ministers can also visit them with-
out fear of having their senses o-' pro-
Before Judge Malone. priety shocked.
The Old Plantation is another place_
A case of great importance to the that attracts large crowds., he pro-
State of Florida, and one that has been prietor is the one who usually does the
before the courts in one form or ano- hign dive, but on account of a hack
their for some time, has been settled, so running into a guy line Christmas
far as the lower court is concerned, morning and breaking the ladder in
This is the injunction proceedings in- three of four pieces, this feature of the
stituted oy Camp & West to restrain carnival had to be declared off.
the State of Florida from leasing her Esaw, the snake eater, attracted
convicts to the Florida Naval Stores large crowds to witness his horrible.
and Commission Comrpany. The case nauseating antics in a den of wriggling.
was tried in chambers before Judge crawling, squirming rattlesnakes.
Malone during te second week of t Sampson, the monster snake als
November term of Leon circuit court. drew many sight-seers. This giant
On Tuesday night Mr. R. W. Wil boa constrictor is said to be over twen-
liams, one of the counsel for Commis- ty-six feet in length, but as The Talla-
sioner McLin, was notified by Judge hasseean has not lost any snakes we
Malone of his decision, which was in did not stop to measure him. In Ihe
favor of the defendant. The decisi. same on eto with Sampson .re two
was based on the following grounds: small"me sakes, each about fifteen ftwo
1. The proceeding was virtually a in length
suit against the State, which cannot be Taken s a whole, arrival i a
sued, save by its own consent. Taken show, a whole, the arnivaltis a
2. The bond executed by Camp & lean sho, andhas given entire satis-
West for the performance of the al- Mactnon tol everybody.
leged contract was never submitted to Managear Stargis does nor fenvf ir-
or approved by the board of comm;s l is an there are lon p sioners of State institutions. mitted in any of the shows.
3. No accrued rights have vested inEON COUNTY J-IL.
the complainants-Camp & West- CO Y JAIL.
which an injunction could enforce. Services were held on Christman
morning ht the Leon county jail at ai
quarter to ten o'clock, by the Rev. l)r.
GENERAL ORDEIS NO. 15. Carter, after which Christmas cards
State of Florida, Adjutant-General's and reading matter were distributed to
Office, Tallahassee, Dec. 21, 1901. the prisoners. Those (contribiting to
I. The resignations of the following the Christmas dinner at the jail wei'
named officers have been accepted and Mrs. WV. D. Biloxham, Mrs. Council
they are honorably discharged from Bryan. Mrs. Jas. A. Henderson. Mrs.
the Florida State troops: First Regi- Wmin. Ames and Mrs. R. H. ambnlle.
meant Infantry, First Lieutenant Mart A box of Christmas cards and maga-
Griffin, Company K. Second Regi- zines were forwarded to superintend-
ment Infantry, Captain George M. ent Rogers at lake City for the convict
Lynch, Company H; First Lieutenant camp, to use as he thought best. by
John D. Alderman, Company E; Second Mrs. R. H. Gamble. Mrs. Gamble re-
Lieutenant W. Lacy Boyd, Company G. quests that reading matter he sent t<
II. Elections to fill vacancies occa- he.- house for distribution :imong the
sioned by the acceptance of.above re- convicts, as she will pack the box t> be;
signations are hereby authorized for sent to them on Wcdn':-i'y' of each
(,muanv K. of the 1st Rcegniti-t of in- week.



Ar Jews Not Consumptiv-- .

^c and Forecast--Lie's
San Downs-Erratic Huan
Red Glaciers-Blood nd mf
cy--Germany's Stone-Britaif's AS O "lim e a
tic Extremem-Comma. l .
B Y T Iar a0 my .b'*ash o Mf h.

4! 'fa4isposing conditns b ddUy r w ds" )l 'm
rk the Jews as probably the to y ee bttle sad -ee whie
I You mptive of European *po- -t will b. @ .pmaSiv.
\are the shortest in stature 3 Ma. LZIK M9U AS I
narrow chested, they Uve f A' gta .
,wns, they are especially I .
Section from second-h nd -
You mayt are weakened by d4n- n -_ ... "-s-
Over vijarriages, and they f- !
But a blety, anxiety and persu- 0SSa lw
Won't jstlcs in Europe, Ametica 7
While a show that the Jews Are it-g--.-
With t from tuberculosis. Ihow
Is a t1or this striking immunity throughout the year, and the stone is
Wit of the greatest impoitk1ce harder and stronger than brick. The
Kno Ient war against this disease, ingredients are 4 to 6 per cent. of
lomwhose solution is not easy. lime and 94 to 96 per cent of sand.
So0^ explains that the Jews ',re These are mixed and shaped into
fosed to the weather in their blocks, then placed in a boiler and ex-
i eclupations. Dr. Maurice Fish- posed for ten hours to steam at a
berg, a late writer, accepts the view of pressure of 120 to 150 pounds per
Behrend that the careful selection; of square inch. Pressure and chemical
meat prescribed by the Jewish reliAon action combined bring about a union
is the chief reason why they have, no of the calcium and silicia, forming, it
more consumption, but believes iat is stated, a much more flint-like com-
abstinence from alcohol is a contrir nt- pound than results from the harden-
ing cause. ing of mortar.
As the five great scientific discoveries A summary of the Britism climate
of the nineteenth century Sir \Villi.m for 1900. as reported from l18 stations
Preece mentions-the principle of (,yo- in all parts of the entire. shows that
lution, the atomic structure of matter, the hottest place was Adelaide, with a
the existence of the ether and the nn- shade temperature of 112.2 degrees on
dulatory theory of light, the principle .January 1. and a sun temperature of
of electromagnetic induction and e'-c- 170.7 degrees. The coldest place was
trolysis, and the principle of the eln- Winnipeg. whi(h registered 34.8 de-
servation of energy. At the beginmrng !rees below z"ro on February !. and
of the twentieth century the trend of |taoi a range for the pear of 153.3 (de-
research is to prove that the basis, of -rves. The highest temperature of Lon-
all matter is fundamentally the saine, 10on (95.Z degrees on .luly 1G) and To-
the true atom--being not yet reaclhd. rorl" (98s degrees on August 6) ex-
We want better warning of approach to eed( ed any before rvcorde(d. The
land, and better communication je- greatest rainfall was 89.3 inches at
tween ships and shore, and the century 'aIcutta, and the least was 16.1 inches
will see great developments in this di- at vialta.
reaction. 'TIhat the north magnetic pole re-
The blood corpuscles of animals ,tre volves about the geographical pole
found by aSwiss biologisto "ary e along the seventieth parallel of lati-
found by aSwiss biologist to vary etn'- -,e is the theory of a French ])hy-
mously at different times. He (tm- si ist e who maintains that this theory
eludes that life forces ebb and flo in ex ins the ntain observed variations. As
daily and yearly periods from outide -a cause he suggests a lagging of the
changes, and monthly from vital iro- viscous, behind which must be liquid
cesses. or viscous, behind the crust in the
Our senses are made unreliable by evolution toward the east.
both normal and abnormal variations. The solid matter deposited by a
Treating of fairies, apparitions, visions London fog has been found by Sir W.
and hallucinations, Sir Lauder Brurgon !' nistleton-Dyer to reach G tons in a
Among the tens of thousands -ho wek on a single square mile. Injurious
have used Chamberlain's Cough R.m- hydrocarbons were in.ludeu, as well
edy for colds and la grippe during 1he as soot.
past few years, to our knowledge, 2Iot The tidal b)ore of the Severn has been
a single case has resulted in p plh,)tographed for a .kinematograph,
monia. Thos. Whitfield & Co.. 40 and a most impressive phenomenon
Wabash avonnu Chieagone if i p lhas been thus reproduced on a screen.

most prominent retail druggists in tp1at
city, in- speaking of this, says: "*Ve
recommend Chamberlain's Cough Rim-
edy for la grippe in many cases, at it
not only gives prompt and
covery, but also counteracts any teid-
ency of la grippe to result in pireu-
monia." or sale by Wight & Bro. $nd
all medicine dealers.

lately pointed out the great differences
in the acuteness of the senses, some
persons seeing blue flames in the fire
in winter, and some hearing the shrieks
of bats and myriads ot other sounds- on
summer evenings, while others perceive
neither. Similarly, there are people
wwho feel what others do not feel. p-
paritions are probably due to abnorzhal
conditions of the apparatus for receiv-
ing Impressions. The internal vessels
of the brain may contract, like those
outside, and thus give anaemia of prrts
of the, brain, and consequent affectipns
of vision, hearing, smell and tas.te.
Psychologists connect epilepsy with the
form of headache known as migraine.
Migraine-is often preceded by a vision
of zigzags, and a troop of spirit in
tnis form with which Dore illustrated
the "Inferno" suggests that both; he
and Dante suffered from this headache.
Stories of fairies may be referred in
part of visions. Hallucinations of sght
glide naturally into hallucinations of
hearing, and both into epileptic visi ns.
To such visions tne "Koran" of ilo-
hammed seems to have been due, ardl it
is curious to speculate upon 'Ahe
changes in history a thorough doing
of the prophet wit. bromide if potas-
sium might have wrought. -
The fall of red dust that covered.njost
of Europe a few months ago is proving
unexpectedly useful. Meteorologists
had proposed coloring parts of glajers
so tnat their movements might be more
apparent, and the dust storm has iip-
plied the desired colored stratum, and
made it practicable to observe .the
movement and fracture of the glacial
surface on a scale much grander t4ian
could have been attained by artificial
The blood pressure in lunatics )ias
been measured by two French Ijty-
siologists. They find a distinct in-
-nection between the blood pressure and
, mental troubles, and that there is jlso
a change in the blood pressure *or-
responding to different states of nind
in tire same patient. ,
The new artificial stone industry| of
Germany is claimed to have importAnt
advantages over brick-making. N'he
output, is larger with a given
ment, production can be contizted

Digests what you ea.
.is preparation contains all of the
iigestant! and digests all kind of

as Mercury will relyy destroy the
sense of smell and completely derange
the whole system when entering it
through the mucous surfaces. Such arti-
cles should never be used except on
prescriptions from reputable physici-
ans, as the damage they will do is' ten
told to the good you can possibly de-
rive from them. Hall's Catarrh Cure,
manufactured by F. J. Cheney & Co.,
Toledo, 0., contains no mercury, and
is taken internally,acting directly upon
the blood and mucous surfaces of the
system. In buying Hall's Catarrh Cure
be sure you get 'the genuine. It is
taken internally, and made in Toledo,
Ohio, by F. J. Cheney & Co. Testi-
monials free.
Sold by druggists, price 75c per bot-
Hall's Family Pills are the best.
lr'Tvr VT' r At'I'HIEDRR

The average reader knows nothing
of the obstacles encountered by the
news-gatherer for an up-to-date paper.
Nine people out of every ten you meet
could give something that would not
only help fill up the paper, but would
mak' interesting reading.
It is really a difficult undertaking to
get news. The reporter calls on a mer-
chant, or private citizen, and finds it
like "squeezing blood from a turnip" to
get a news story. The interview usu-
ally goes like this:
"Good morning, Mr. Jones. How's
business today?"
"0, pretty fair. We can't complain,
considering everything."
"Well, what's the news? Can't you
give us something that would interest
the general public?"
"Let me see, er- No; I don't know
a thing. There is nothing going on."
During the course of conversation, if
the reporter has time to wait, it leaks
out, probably, tuat Mrs. Jones and her
daughter are off on a ten days' visit
to friends in Podunk; that Willie
Green, while playing football, had his
nose mashed, his head cracked, collar
bone fractured, one eye gouged out,
and a leg broken.
The next man you meet does not
know a thing worth publishing. Time
is not pressing, however, and the re-
porter lingers, to enjoy a short chat
In half an hour or so the news-gatherer
learns that Sarah Brown has eloped
with Peter Jackson, and a fearful
tragedy is imminent in case the en-
raged pater families overtakes the flee-
ing couple.
Time is becoming precious to the re-
porter, however. He -knows that the
hungry machine man is calling loudly
for "more copy." Yet it will not do
to leave Mr. Jones without pumping
him Ary. Before tearing himself away
the newspaper man has jotted down ii
his notebook memoranda of the bur
glary of Mrs. Jimpson's place, as wel
as one or two birth notices and two ox
three personals.
The reporter does not always strik<
a bonanza like the above, but in a ma
jority of cases, if he has the time a-

his disposal he can get two or three
items from every person he meets.
Many times the newspaper man is ac-
costed with the question: "How is it
tnat you failed to mention the party
last night?" or; "My wife returned last
week from a month's visit to Jackson-
ville, but I didn't see anything of it in
the paper."
Of course you didn't; we are not
mind-readers, and can't catch on to
everything. Besides, when we asked
you for news a couple of days before
the paper came out, you didn't know a
thing. We are not ubiquitous nor
argus-eyed. We can't be in all places
at all times, therefore we failed to
chronicle an interesting item of local
The Tallahasseean has a sincere, de-
sire to publish all the news all the
time. It can not be done without your
assistance, though. If you know of
any happening of local or general im-
portance, something that would make
a readable news item, we are always
glad to get hold of it. Send it in, or,
better still, stop the reporter and tell
him all about it he will take great
pleasure in writing it up.

Disease and danger lurk in the vital
organs. The blood becomes vitiated
and the general health is !undermined
whenever the'stomach and -liver fail
to perform their functions as nature
intended. HERBINE will tone up the
stomach, regulate the liverjwhere other
preparations only reliever Price, 50
cents. Wight & Bro. r

(Continued from Seventh Page.)
tired I am! Father! Father!"
The child starts up, and looks about
her wildly.
"Oh. mother, is it you"" And she
sinks back upon her pillow, looking
now inquiringly from face to face.
"Father-where is father?" she asks.
"Asleep, dear."
"Oh! Is he? I'm glad."
Her eyes closed wearily.
"Do you feel any pain, Mary?" in-
quired the doctor.
"Yes. sir-in my head. It aches and
beats so."
The cry of "Father" has reached the
ears of Morgan, who is sleeping in the
next room, and roused him to con-
sciousness. He knows the doctor's
voice. Why is he here at this late
hour? "Do you feel any pain, Mary?"
The question he bears distinctly, and
the faintly uttered reply also. He is
sober enough to have all his fears in-
stantly excited. There is nothing in
the world that he loves as he loves that
child. And so he gets up and dresses
himself as quickly as possible; the
stimulus of anxiety giving tension to
his relaxe0 nerves.
"Oh, father!" The quick ears of
ilary detect his entrance first, and a
pleasant smile welcomes him.
"Is she very sick, doctor?" he asks,
in a voice full of anxiety.
"She's a sick child, sir' you Should
have sent for me earlier.", The doctor
speaks rather sternly, andi with a pur-
pose to rebuke.
The reply stirs Morgan. nd he seems
to cower half-timidly under the words,
as if they were blows. Mary has al-
ready grasped her father's hand, and
holds on to it tightly.
After examining the case a little
more closely, the doctor p epares some
medicine, and promising o call early
in the morning, goes away: Mrs. Slade
follows soon after; but, in'parting with
Mrs. Morgan, leaves something in her
hand, which, to the surprise of the lat-
ter, proves to be a ten-dolar bill. The
tears start to her eyes; and she con-
ceals the money in her bosom-mur-
muring a fervent "God bliss her!"
A simple act of restitution is this on
the part of Mrs. Slade, prompted as
well by humanity as a sense of justice.
With one hand her husba d has taken
the bread from the family of his old
friend, and thus with the Ither she re-
stores it.
And now Morgan and his wife are
alone with their sick chilh. Higher the
fever rises, and partial delirium seizes
upon her over-excited brain. She talks
for a time almost incessantly. All her
trouble is about her father; and she is
constantly referring to his promise not
to go out in the evening until she gets
well. How tenderly an4 touchingly
she appeals to him; now looking up
into his face in partial recognition; and
now calling anxiously after him, as if
he had left her and was going away.

"You'll not forget your promise, will

At the Price of ufljring. -
bWoman on her way to semi-.-validism caused
by pregnancy suffers mut'ch hiam'u1:,nu I, rrr.
Ignorance prompts hir to suffe. gA.on an i-ilsence,
and remain in the dark as to ith true cause-
Mother's Friend takes the dciwr' :.:(a. :t her
side, and she has no cause 1frr :i, it *r i *. e
is her own doctor, and her miiodi-' Y ..rot,.ct: i.
Daily application ov,,r th';i-! i t tlhe
breast and alx)ve the : nd<>ninii. tbirol ,ot ,r .n-f-
nancy, will enable her to i!ih< .,n thI- n;ri of
gestation in a cheerful moi.d ud r:.s. u;dis-
turbed. ,,

Mother's Ifriend




, *







you, father?" she says. speaking. so
calmly that he thinks her mind has
ceased to wander.
"No, dear; I will not forget it," he
answers, smoothing ner hair gently
with his hand.
"You'll not go out in the evening,
again, until I get well?"
"No, dear."
"What, love."
"Stoop down closer; I don't want
mother to hear; it will make her feel
so bad."
l Lie father bends his ear close to the
lips of Mary. h-ow lie starts and shuti-
ders! What has she said?-only these
brief words-
"I shall not get well, father; I'm go-
ing to die."
The groans. impossible to repress,
that issued through the lips of Joe
Morgan, startled the ears of his wife,
and she came quickly to the bed-side.
"What is i.. What is the matter,
Joe?" she inquired, with a 1ook of anx-
"Hush, father. Don t tell her. 1
only said it to you." And Mary put
a finger on her lips, and looked mys-
terious. "There, mother,-you go
away; you've got trouble enough, any
how. Don't tell her, father."
But the words, which came to him
like a prophecy awoke such pangs of
fear and remorse in the heart of Joe
Morgan, that it was impossible for him
to repress the signs of pain. For some
moments he gazed at his wife-then
stooping forward, suddenly, he buried
his face in the bed-clothes, and sobbed
A suggestion of the truth now flash-
ed through the mind of Mrs. Morgan,
sending a thrill of pain along every
nerve. Ere she had time to recover
herself, the low, sweet voice of Mary
broke upon the hushed air of the room,
and she sung-
"Jesus can make a dying bed
Feel soft as downy pillows are,
While on his breast I lean my head,
And breathe my life out sweetly
(To be continued.)


An Ingenious Treatment Dy Which
Drunkards are Being Cured Daily
in Spite of Themselves.

No Noxious Doses. No Weakening of
the Nerves. A Pleasant and Posi-
tive Cure for the Liquor Habit.

It is now generally known and
understood that Drunkenness is a dis-
ease and not weakness. A body filled
with poison, and nerves completely
shattered by periodical or constant use
of intoxicating liquors, requires an
antidote capable of neutralizing and
eradicating this poison, and destroy-
ing the craving for intoxicant. Suf-
ferers may now cure themselves at
home without publicity or loss of time
from business by this wonderful
"HOME GOLD CURE," which has
been perfected after many years of
close study and treatment of inebri-
ates. The faithful use according to
directions of this wonderful discovery
is positively guaranteed to cure the-
most obstinate case, no matter how
hard a drinker. Our records skow the
marvelous transformation of thou-
sands of drunkards into sober, in-
dustrious a'2d upright men.
This remedy is in no sense a nostrum,
but is a specific for this disease only,
and is so skillfully devised and pre-
pared that it is thoroughly soluble and
pleasant to the taste, so that it can be
given in a cup of tea or coffee with-
out the knowledge of the person tak-
Ing it. Thousands of drunkards have
cured themselves with this priceless
remedy, and as many more have been
cured and made temperate men by
having the "CURE" administered by
loving friends and relatives without
their knowledge in tea or coffee, and
believe to-day that they discontinued
drinking of their own free will. DO
NOT WAIT. Do not be deluded by ap-
parent and misleading improvement
Drive out the disease at once and for
all-time. The "HOME GOLD CURE"
is nMld at the axt-pamalv Inw nrIna ,

Thud Have kidney Tr ble
and Don't Know it
How fo ulad Out.
Fill a bottle or common glass with your
water and let it stand twenty-four hours; a
sediment or set-
tling indicates an
unhealthy condi-
1 *tion of the kid-
neys; if it stains
your linen it is
evidence of kid-
hey trouble; too
frequent desire to
.paw It or pain In
Sthe back is also
convincing proof that the kidneys and blad-
der are out of order.
What to Do.
There is comfort in the knowledge so
often expressed, that Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-
Root, the great kidney remedy fulfills every
wish in curing rheumatism, pain in the
back, kidneys, liver, bladder and every part
of the urinary passage. It corrects inability
to hold water and scalding pain in passing
It, or bad effects following use of liquor,
wine or beer, and overcomes that unpleasant
necessity of being compelled to go often
during the day, and to get up many times
during the night. The mild and the extra-
ordinary effect of Swamp-Root is soon
realized. It stands the highest for its won-
derful cures of the most distressing cases.
If you need a medicine you should have the
best. Sold by druggists in 50c. and $1. sizes.
You may have a sample bottle of this
wonderful discovery
and a book that tells
more about it, both sent
absolutely free by mail,
address Dr. Kilmer & Home of Swamp4tot.
Co., Binghamton, N. Y. When writing men-
tion reading this generous offer in this paper.

There is nothing like A4thmaene. t hbrine .
stant relief, even in the worst cUbet It cure wle
all else fa Is. "
The Rev C. F WELLS, of Villa Ri-!ge M
says: 'Your trial bottle of AsthinIal,-.. ret,.ivU-n t
good condition. I cannot tell \-,u ihow tthankiI
leel for the good derivei from 'it. I w;- a "sl
chained with putrid sore thro:tt aiWl 4 iima forte,
years. I despaired of ever bewin"' e(-rcrl i aw
adertisenieut for the cure s 't ti Irt-- Iul -
tornentin- di-;ea-e, Asthma, amui t4.L>'tiil had
overhpoken yourselves, but re-oi\-, i, .@.u
trial To my a-touishmnilt, tli t iu etel l
ch irm. Send i1e a full size OtlxlI-. like

Rev. Dr. Morris Wechsler.
Habbi of: the C',n:- n.. 'i-r .
N r:w> Y ., ..I.,: :;. l .

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Geltztlt-M!n a i t'' this .,tvetimn'ulhaI from a --on & *dI'LtY.h iZt>,- c
of oilor Aslta wialei ie, r tlie vu llre of 1,11;in i Nk M-k.I I" tibm h- 11 .1.11 cI %% ih
for the past 12 yezir,-.. IHasIZving :ati'ted nillyownI -011i,:. well a, IKi:lzu'y (ti m-.r-x-.
your s'gta ut -11vtulr whi~otvi- dull130thlii tr, :t' ,,A.a 11' ~'~ l'"Ii ~ tt
lent'. Nlv wife`eunamunlctul taking it n:,t.ut the 1fr.1.of 'rau'ntr I
imnhriwelilet~i. Alter u oiu oec6,10t-utier A-tutuinti h I I ,salim:Ire :ll-1K! slie'~-'
all synilitOis. Ife itIentOI fret Ire li'lI' I I lII~ i %1"i!ri lite
witli 11hisdistre-siiuigdi'a-e.

)im. rA' FT BiPOS M MutCtNE ,V0. t--~5. Pol.
41kulitvflemea: I was troullle,! with Astluuna for 22 vv-ir--. I hav'* tri-ic -I iKUII -u-- 1ij, 4.g
they 1131ve all f~ailedl. I i-au t-n''-s youra vt;,,.et;mil 't -tar&'l with a tri:1l bqoul I ;e.'
lie! at once. I have iie pet'ltIla-ed viu~~r 111-z h,: lulIzim e\tr _zratk-fu1 ..II' iK~
(if four viiiI'dron. aid lfor six yea s twasiubit' to wornk. I im 1now in tthe tit-t '"t I-.1t1~ uj
doinghuuasmie~s every day1.. t'iis ,teqstaimonyoV4u a;li nake such uie o*" L, yoU ect :4tit.
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Events of


It is said that
lost in Colombi
A church in
an income ori
the purpose of I
ing heretics.
Praise the
over either a
brought so ma
troubles, such
chitis. etc., thu
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est to the Tallahas-
i Readers.

.25,000 lives have been
s civil war.

rondon still .possesses
nally given to it for
ying faggots for burn-

Idge that carries you
[ood or cough. BAL-
over throat and lung
a coughs, colds, bron-
its praises are sung
Ice, 25 and 50 cents.

The census r~urns for Algeria show
that in less th 4 hfty years the native

population of the colony, Arab and
Kabyle, has almost doubled, having
:isen from 2,307,000 in 1856 to 4,071,000
it the present time.
If you would have an appetite like
a bear and a relish for your meals take
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver tab-
lets. They correct disorders of the
stomach and regulate the liver and
iweils. Price, 25 cents. Samples free
at Wight & Bro.'s drug store.

In the Isle of Man roads are main-
tained by the revenue from two
sources-a small tax on every wheel
and shod hoof, and a tax upon eveixy
male inhabitant, who must give a day's
work on the road or its equivalent in

An investigation of the state of af-
fairs in Kansas regarding prohibition
reveals the fact that in 100 cities sa-
loons are running, and in ninety-two
they are not. In one-fourth of the
cities where liquor is sold the saloons
aire openly licensed and in one-half
they are run without any license.

E. B. Holly captured two very large
rattlesnakes last Friday afternoon
vhile engaged in picking beans and
brought them to town in a box. The
;nakes sought refuge in a gopher hole,
nit Mr. Holly dug them out and then

Rheumatism Cannot I

Leading Phy clans Everywhere Assert That 4
No Value Whatever.

Local appli tions of oils o' ,ini- Medical Coi
ments never fred a genuine case of complete tr(
Rheumatism d never will; because and so e -confi
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BALTIMORE, Md., March 30, 90ot.
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ears ago my right ear began to sing, and this kept on getting worse, until I lost
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Japan has only one orphanage, yet
in no other land are fatherless child-
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nearest to it. There is a superstition
that a childless house is accursed.
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exceeded that of any other Liver Med-

Kade Under Section 35, Chapter 4115, Law s
of Florida,(1893.)
Showing the amount of taxes charged to the
Tax Collector of Leon county. Florida, to be
collected for the current year 1900, and the
apportionment of the same to the severs:
funds for which -uch taxes have been levied.
including poll tat with county school fund.
Total tax for year 1900, including
Poll tax (1900) ........... ... 24,992 09
Am't collected and paid to Oct.
23, 1901.......................... 24,992 09

General revenue... ..........
Amount collected and paid to Cet.
23. 1901.........................
Fines, forfeitures....................
Amount collected and paid to Oct.
23, 1901..... ..............
Bridges. culverts. etc......
Amount collected and paid to Oct.
23, 1901........... .....
County Schools, including ...
Amount collected and paid .j Oct.
23, 1901............. .........

7,301 86
2, 808 21
2,808 21
2.216 67

Fore warned,

The liability to disease is greatly
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Mrs. Henry Siegfried, of Cape May N..
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lassoed them by means of a forked
stick and string. The snakes have
been on exhibition all the week in the
rear of Hanson's fruit store, and thue
way they have made their rattles sing
upon the approach of any one has been
a caution.-Plant City Courier.
Pitt's Carminative is pleasant to the
taste, acts promptly, and never fails to
give satisfaction. It carries children
over the critical time of teething, and
is the friend of anxious mothers and
puny children. A few doses will dem-
onstrate its value. E. H. Dorsey, Ath-
ens, Ga., writes:
"I consider it the best medicine I
have ever used in my family. It does
all you claim for it, and even more."

Nine illicit stills were captured in
this and adjoining counties last week
by Deputy Marshals Ball and Wiselo-
gel. Several of the owners were cap-
tured and others succeeded in making
their escape.-Florida record (Chip-
For family use in ,numberless ways
usetul and valuable remedy. Price, 25
and 50 cents. Wight & Bro.
Gold can be beaten out so thin that
it allows light to pass through it, in
which case, though it still appears bril-
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green, as viewed by transmission; that
is, by the light that passes through it.
Dr. M. A. Simmons Liver Medicine
searches out all Impurities in the sys-
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the natural channels.

By virtue of a decree of foreclosure and sale
entered in the Circuit Court, second J .dicial
Circuit of Florida, in and for Leon County, iu
chancery, on the 3dl day of December. A I).
1901, in a cause wherein the Leon County Build
ing and Loan Associatonm is complainant, and
Hosa E. Hendly, Minnie Cotten. and Jesse Cot-
ten, her husband, et al.. are defendants, I will
sell to the highest bidder for cash befofor cah before the Leon
County Court House, In the City of Tallahas-ee.
on Monday. January 6th, 19x'2. between the
hours of eleven o' clock a.m. and one o'clock
p,n.. the following property, to wit: Themwet
hatf of lot number one hundred (100) in the
South half County Quarter in the City of Talla-
see. County of Leon. State of Florida. fronting
on Madison street eighty two (821 feet. and of a
depth of one hundred and thirty (130) feet. to-
gether with the tenements. hereditamnents. and
appurtenances therunto belonging or in anywise
Master in Cihancery.
Notice for Publication.
Office at Gainesville, Fla., Nov. IS, l.M)l.
Ndtice is hereby given that the following named
settler has tiled notice of his intention to make
final pro)f in support of his claim, and that said
proof will 1-c malde before Clerk Circuit C'ourt at
l'sllaha.ssee. Fla. on Decembelr 2-1, 110)1, viz:
Daniel J. Martslield of Tallahassee. FLi:L. ald.
,(W975, for tile west half of southwest quarter
northeast quarter of southwest quarter, nomi th-
west tqurter of southeast quarter. S'. 18, Tp.
1 S., R. 1 W. Hlie names the following wit-
nesses to prove his continuous residence uix)n
and cultivation of said land, viz: William R.
Gray. of Tallabas-ee, 'la.; ltdwatrd D. An-
drews. of 'Tallahassee. FLi. ; .lJonah Britt. of
Tallahashe. Fla. ; Daniel J. Atkinison, of Tal-
lahassee. Fla.
30-5t W. G. ROBIXSON. Register.

The holders of British securities are '
,rowing more nervous every day con-
erning the Boer war. The net de-
crease in 325 selected government,
railroad and industrial listed securities
in the past two years amounts to $700,-
)00,000. Consols, which were quoted at
10a-O the day before the Boer ultima-
tum, are now hovering about the 92
If you feel Dull, Languid, Broken
Down, Debilitated, have Weak Stomach
3r Indigestion, use Dr. M. A. Simmons
Liver Medicine.
Of all money transactions in Eng-
land 97 per cent. are transacted by
checks, only 3 per cent. by notes and

A French botanist has conceived the
idea of vaccinating plants to render
them immune to certain kinds of de-
structive insects.

Berlin pays a salary to a professional
bird catcher, who keeps scientific and
educational institutions supplied with
birds, bird's nests and eggs, an,l he is
the only man in tne empire permitted
to do so.

No one can reasonably hope for good
health unless his bowels move once
each day. When this is not attended
to, disorders of the stomach arise, bil-
iousnoss, headache, dyspepsia and piles
oon follow. If you wish to avoid these
ailments keep your bowels regular by
taking Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver Tablets when required. They
are so easy to take and mild and gen-
tle. For sale by Wight & Bro.

In the Circuit Court, Second Judicial
Circuit of Florida. in and for Leon
County. Florida.-In Chancery.
II. L. l. khart Mure. Complainant vs. Willliam
J. Iai t-liel,. and M;ry l H.rt-lielld his wife. t.
T. H:,rt-lield. MiniO, Hooks in her owi right,
and Wai)ter Hooks her husband in ri-rhtof his
% ife and in his own right. .hJee tlprtsfiel anal
Annie llart-i ,rld hi- wife. Eison Hartsficld
anil Minnie lartstield his wife. Lee Hartstield
and Council Hlawodl Hlartstield, defendants--
Fore(Ios.ure of Mortuts:e.
Geior-c! B. Perkins, attorney of record of II. L.
Lockhart Mure. compl:inant in abtave cause,
havi,',t'ln Nivem.r 2:3rd A. D. If)NH. made
and filed his affi'javit herein, in which he states
that he i- attorney of record of coinniainant
herein. and al-o that it is his belit f that. alnd it
haviin lbeen made to apftsar by said affidavit
duiv ltuld with the 1ill of vompiaint that the
said J4-s, e Hartsfiold. defendant herein. i- a reLi-
dent of a State other than the State of Florida,
and that lie is a resident of the State of (;org ia,
anl that the residence of said Jesse artsfield is
r'olnint-us. Georgia; and that there is no person
in theat of Florida the service of a sibena
upon whom would hind said dlefendant: andl
that said defendant is cver twenty-one years of
Tt is. therefore, ordered that said Jesse Harts-
field. defKentant. do appear and he is hereby re-
quired to appear, to the bill of complaint filed
herein, at the otfie of clerk of said court. in court
house in Tallahassee, IA on county, Florida. on
Monday. the sixth day of January. A. )D. l.'2:
and that this order be published once a week for
four Co;sel-utive weeks in the Weekly Tallahas-
sedan. a newspaper !,ublishedi in allahas.wee,
Witnes Council A. Bryan, Clerk of said
court andl the seal r-i said court thi. 2:;d day of
Nov-emlber, A.. 1). 1X.
[Feall] orxcij. A. BRYAN.
~Chrk Circuit Court Leon County, Ilnrida.q
County of [Aon. (
I, ( council A. Bryan. Clerk of the Circuit Court
in and for the county aforesaid. do hereby certify
that the above and foregoing is a tru, and
correct copy of the original order of plutlicatiton
in the above cau.'e of rt.cord antl on tile in my
In qiness whereof I have hereunto set
(SEAL) my hand and official seal this 2"dW
day of Novemlber. 1901.
40-Sw COuNcI, A. I AYAN, Clerk.

Foreclosure Sale.

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O We ship in Plain Packages, no marks to indicate contents, which will
avoid all comment. When you get it and test it, if it is not satisfactory return
it at our expemme and your $3.20 will be cheerfully refunded. This whiskey is
as goodasoods in the market. We are close at hand and can give
* you quicker delivery than distant houses. We have been domea business in
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Clerk Circuit Court Leon County, Florida.

Notice of Final Discharge.
S apply to the County Judge of Leon county,
Florida. for a discharge from the administretor-
ship of the estate oi Newton J. Ross, deceased.
June 27,1901.
Administrators of the estate of Newton J Ross,
18- oam6m
Department of the Interior, Land
Office at Gainesville, Fla., Dec. 2, 1901.
Notice is hereby given that the follow-
ing named settler has filed notice of
his intention to make final proof in
support of his claim and that said proof

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AND Root, the beardless, reprimand
the veteran commander of the Unit i
States army, General Miles, for e
pressing aL opinion favorable to Al,
miral Schley.

ATTORNEY General Raynor, Schley
'counsel, says Secretary Long's action
arbitrary and tyrannical. What ell
could he expect from such small calf
bre, long-range guns?

CHAFFEE is hopeful that the turbiu
lent spirit In the Philippines will soot
be crushed. Many people were under
the impression that the war in th
Philippines was over. V

CHAUNCEY Depew is to be married t
Miss May Palmer on December 28th a
WNice. It is another case of Decembe;
and May, and spring will be founa
lingering in the lap of winter.

SECRETARY Long, in approving th]
mWnajority report of the Schley court of
inquiry, incidentally gives Admiral
Dewey a slap in the face. Fice dogi
frequently bark at the mastiff. $

SECRETARY Long denies the report,
that he contemplates resigning front
the cabinet. The most popular act
r'. Long could perform just at thi4
time would be to send in his resigna -

TERRIBLE Teddy is having a tough-
tie getting somebody to take a port-i
tolBf in his cabinet. Teddy could find
plenty of available timber if he would
try to do the right tuning by Admiral
Schley. ,

"HISTORIAN" Maclay has refused to'
resign at the request of the President,
stating that they could not remove him
without preferring charges. The "his-
torian" knows better now, as he has
been incontinently fired.

ARGENTINE and Chile are preparing
for war, and Venezuela dares Germany
to knock the chip off her shoulder.
Verily, those South American countries
need a slipper .vigorously applied to
their posterior-extremities.

THE Jacksonville Times-Union and
Citizen heads a news story thus:
"'Seven men killed in an explosion; be-l
lived two of them will die." Can it be|
possible that only two of the seven
men killed will die? Wonderful:

IT is given out that the Bulgarian
lbrigands have agreed to accept 14.000
pounds for Miss Stone's release. They
bave probably realized what a Tartar
they have on hand, and will be glad
to accept any old price after a while.

TuE war in South Africa was offi-
cially declared ended some time ago.
Nevertheless, the Boers, instead of
surrendering, are planning for a vigor-
ous summer campaign,. and Joseph
Chamberlain has asked Australia for
1,000 men.

WE are generally too ready for the
-,sake of peace to put a premium on ill
temper, and to give the cross person
the right of way.This is often coward-
ly and almost .always a mistake. Ill
temper should be gently resisted.-
Ladies' Home Journal.

THE St. Augustine Evening Record
comes out in a new dress and new
form. It is now an eight-page, five-
column paper and presents a greaLly
improved appearance. Here is to its
success. May it continue to grow and
prosper until it becomes one of the
leading dailies of Florida.
'PRESIDENT Roosevelt has done one
sensible thing since coming into office.
He has asked for "Historian" Maclay's
resignation. If the "Rough Rider" de-
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Land of Fleower.

buelription (one year) .. ..

JOHN ,C. TRIC, Ed and Props

HAWAu -is much dissatisfied. I
sugar planters want more Chinese
borers, and less Cuuan reciprocity.

WOULDN'T his persecutors kick
theti persecutions were to land Sch
it the Presidential chair! Stranl
Things than this have happened.

By the way, we have heard nothi
of Ben Tillman's pitchfork recent]
What's the matter with the pugnacio
Senator from South Carolina, anyho'

G*OVERNOR Shaw, of Iowa, will sI
ceed Secretary Gage in Roosevelt's ca
inet 0 pshaw; we thought the Rouj
Rider wanted broad-gauge men in t

,t aLLatlUio U Lo U ;tn i secLUI t o ave
never been properly put before the
world-and kept there.
We have the finest agricultural lands
in the world, but the great army of
industrious homeseekers do not know
it, and are constantly pouring into less
favored countries whose few attrac-
tions are kept, prominently before
them. Millions of dollars are annually
Aing expended in the frigid Northwest
n beet culture for sugar-making pur-
ses, where two crops in five years is
considered a good average. One acre
f our land planted in sugar cane will
ake more sugar than five acres of
hat being utilized for beet culture, but
he capitalists who are spending the
lnoney do not know it.
What our section needs more than
tny one other thing is-advertising.
ig advertising-lots of advertising.
Advertising in every manner possible.
t is well known that the Times-Union
nd Citizen has a large circulation.
'hat every monied man who has his
?ye on Florida takes the paper, and it
Is our humble opinion that the exepn-
Fiture of $150 for a front page write-up
in that paper is a wise investment of
Phe amount.
I It is true, perhaps, that the Council
ioes not spend as much as it ought to
with home papers. The Tallahasseean
ias always felt that in return for its
work in the city's behalf it was en-
titled to more suDnort of a n public

equal footing with his more civilized

Christmas, 1901, is now a memory.
To some it will remain as a pleasant
dream, a day full of happy recollec-
tions. To the little folks especially
will it be remembered as a most de-
lightful epoch in their little lives. They
look upon the visit of Santa Claus as
an important event, and his future
visits will be just as eagerly longed for
until the happy hallucination of child-
hood shall have been dispelled.
Many iconoclasts favor abolishing
Santa Claus, claiming that the decep-
tion teaches and sanctions falsehood.
Away with such niceties! Who would
deprive innocent childhood of the
pleasure of plotting and planning for
the visit of Santa Claus? Perish the
Dear Old Santa Claus!-that mys-
terious being who is the patron saint
of all the good- little boys and girls -in
Christendom! He has made glad the
hearts of countless thousands since
that babe was born Jn the manger at
Bethlehem, just 1901 years ago. May
his visits continue to bring joy and
gladness to human hearts and homes
as long as time lasts!
'1 e Christmas just passed was a
pleasant one to many. To others it
was a sorrowful occasion, as it per-
haps witnessed the death of some loved
one. We are not looking on the dark
side of the picture, however, and while
sympathizing with the sorrowful ones,
must remind them of the glorious
promise held out and commemorated
by Christmas.
The day passed off quietly in Talla-
hassee. There were no disturbances
worth mentioning to mar the pleasures
of the multitudes. Services at the dif-
ferent churches were well attended and
the people generally had a good time.
A ne closing week of the first year of
the twentieth century has about ended,
and before another issue of The Talla-
hasseean reaches its readers the old
year will be dead, and the new one
ushered in. The year just closing has
bfen a memorable one, one worthy of
tife twentieth century. It has wit-
nessed many improvements all over
the world.?In Tallahassee the advance-
ment has been marked. More im-
provements are now going on here
than ever before at one time. In 1902
the onward march will be even more
gratifying. During the year to come
two new railroads will be completed and
running into the city, the enlargement
to the State Capitol will be acocm-
plished. and many new residences and
business houses will be erected.
In closing this article and welcom-
ing the incoming year, we can not re-
train from wishing our readers and the
public generally a happy -and prosper-
ous New Year.

The City Council has been arraigned
during the past week for spending
$150 for advertising in a holiday issue
of the Florida Times-Union and Citi-
zen, to appear shortly. It is a deplora-
ble fact that some one in this commu-
nity is always read yto criticise when
oney is spent for advertising-r!-
gardless of the channel through which
it is expended. And it is perhaps
largely attributable to this fact, that
E, h tt i*t'i < /\^ tf hi f ti h' ,t -,,,

It was asserted after the close of the
coupon contest last week that this of-
fice refused to sell papers to those sup-
porting the young lady next highest
in the contest and thereby helped Miss
Maxwell to win. We regret the neces-
sity for making this statement, but
when such a motive as that is attribut-
ed to us we are always in position to
meet and refute it.
We started that contest for the pur-
pose of selling Tallahasseeans, and
printed a great many more than were
sold each week. We urged the friends
of both sides to place their orders be
fore the closing day, because we wanted
to sell the papers, and because we
knew that if they run out the defeated
side would make some foolish charge.
No orders came. When the last issue
went to press we had on hand about
600 copies (estimated), and printed
something over 350 more. Monday the
Woodville people came in and bought
all they wanted. Thursday-after the
forms had been torn down and a new
paper almost completely made up-the
town boys came in for a large number,
aoout 1,500 they said.
We did not have that many; bue we
did have 505 and gladly sold them,
knowing absolutely nothing about how
the vote would stand, because we had
been mailing and ondlino- ,mi ,v- ...-

the nearest direction that can be given
is something like this:
"Say, mister, can you tell me where
Mr. John Smith lives '"
"Let me see; keep on down this
street, one, two, three blocks, then
turn to the left; continue two blocks
that way and turn to the right Fol-
low that street until you come to.a
large store house with a couple of live-
oaks in the front yard. Turn to the-
left here and you will find a big gate.
After going through this gate, continue,
until you reach a path on the right
just before coming to the forks of the
road. Don't take this path, but the
next one, which will take you to the
bacK of Mr. Brown's barn, and he will
tell you where Mr. Smith lives."
Now, this is a very lucid description,
and ought to enable a person to find
his destination. It does not, though,
and not one person in one hundred can
find a place thus pointed out How
much better would it be were street.
names on every corner, and all houses
This hint is thrown out to the City
Council in the hopes that it will be
acted on. The suggestion will meet
the approval of a large majority of the

The cartoon in a recent issue of the
Atlanta Journal, taken from the Nofth
American, is the most appropriate we
have seen. It is entitled "Birds of a
Feather." In one group can be seen
Rear Admiral Schley, Admiral Dewey
and General Miles, men who won honor
and distinction by facing the enemy in
actual battle. They are pictured stand-
ing on the bridge of a battleship. The
import is that General Miles, com-
mander of the United States Army, and
Admiral Dewey, the hero of Manila,
each the highest officer in his branch
of service, regard Schley as the real
hero of Santiago. They are brave men
who would give honor where honor is
The other group shows Sampson, the
man who left Santiago on the eve "'of
battle, seated with Benham and Ram-
sey, around the mess table, enjoying a
bowl of steaming punch. The infer-
ence is plain. Benham and Ramsey are
toy sailors. They are parlor orna-
ments who won promotion through fa-
voriteism in times of peace. And
Sampson! Well, Sampson is a tin
sailor, too. Tlirough being a pet of
the navy clique he was promoted to
command of a squadron over men more
worthy the honor. He is not satisfied
with this, however, and must add in-
sult to injury by trying to steal the
honors of the glorious victory of San-
tiago from the man who won the bat-
The cartoon is most hapoy. It cou~d
not be more appropriate. Yea, verily,
birds ;f a feather do flock together.
The carrion-eating buzzard must neces-
sarily associate with buzzards. He isl
too groveling to be found in company
with the lordly eagle. Right here is
the simile: Dewey, Schley and Miles
represent the eagles of the American
army and navy; Sampson, Benham and
Ramsey the buzzards. They are the
graveyard ghouls who delight in pluck-
ing at the carcasses of real heroes.
One thing is missing in the picture
to make it complete-"Historian" Mac-
lay should be represented in the group
of buzzards.

The committee consisted of Council-
men Ball, Edmondson and Quaile, the
latter acting as chairman. Mr. Quaile
reported in favor of the city granting
the lease at an annual rental of one
dollar. The report specified that the
railroad company obligate itself to put
tne reserve in proper shape and erect
a depot and other necessary buildings
by January, 1903. The railroad com-
pany was to agree further, to have its
shops, offices and general headquarters
nere. This report was signed by
Messrs. Quaile and Ball.
A minority report was submitted,
signed by J. A. Edmondson, which re-
commended postponement of action by
the Council until its regular January
session. In this report Mr. Edmond-
son emphasized the fact that the Coun-
cil should not be too hasty in matters
of such great importance. lie advised
caution, and thought that more time
was necessary to marie a thorough in-
vestigation of the subject and ascer-
tain the wishes of the people.
Councilman Ball made a few remarks
in favor of the report submitted by the

Itching Skin
Distress by day and night-
That's thU' complaint of those who
are so unifortu:mita, ts to be afflicted
with Eczema or -.'*t he'im-and out-
ward applicao;,:- : not cure.
Tlhp., v en

they wished lost us $30 or more, but
money gotten that way is not essential
to the existence of The Tallahasseean.
It intends to do things right or not at
In conclusion, we wish to say that
any statement to the effect that par-
tiality was shown by us is without
foundation. Those who circulated the
story did it knowing the facts in the
case, we presume. This matter we
leave for a discriminating public to

SEND in your votes for the most pop-
ular young lady in Tallahassee. The
first count will soon be announced, and
the party in the lead will, of course,
thenceforward receive all votes of those
who like to be with the leader. A great
many people are for the leader in a
contest of this kind, regardless of who
it is.

There's a story of a farmer and his
son driving a load to market. Of the
team they were driving one was a
steady reliable old gray mare, the other
a fractious, balky black horse. On the
way the wagon was stalled and the
black horse sulked and refused to pull.
"What'll we do, father?" said the
younger man. "Well," said the father,
"I guess we'll have to lay the gad on
the old gray." That homely compli-
ment to women: "The gray mare's the
better horse" suggests how often when
there's an extra strain to be borne it
is laid on the woman's back. How of-
ten she breaks down a last under the
added weight of some "last straw."
Women who are dragging along wear-
ily through life can gain real strength
by the use of Dr. Pierce's Golden Med-
ical Discovery. It puts beck in con-
centrated form the strength making
material which working women use up
more rapidly than it can be restored,
by iature, in the ordinary processes of
nourishment and rest. Dr. Pierce's
Pleasant Pellets are universal favorites
with women because they are easy to
take and thoroughly effective in curing
the consequences of constitpation.


An Evening of Enjoyment Among Tal-
lahassee Society People.
A very pleasant social function was
the entertainment of their friends Mon-
day night by Mr. and Mrs. John S.
Winthrop, in honor of Miss Clyde
Raney, daughter of Judge George P.
The affair was attended by the elite
of the city, and might be appropriately
termed a "swell" event. The refresa-
ments served were greatly enjoyed and.
the guests spent a very pleasant evce-
Miss Raney is deservedly popular ;n
Tallahassee society circles, and has
many friends. She has been attending
college at Athens, Ga., where she was
a great favorite in society.
Among the guests present at the en
tertainment were: Mr. and Mrs. T. G
Rawls, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis M. Lively,
Mr. and Mrs. Victor F. Balkcom, Mr.
and Mrs. Bryan C. Whitfield, Mr. and
Mrs H. Croom, Misses Clyde Raney,
Evelyn Winthrop, Sarah Raney, Ella
Nash, Mary Whitfield, Bessie Saxon,
Gertrude Chittenedn, Jessie Edmond-
son, Gussie Chittenden, Mary Page
Randolph, Kate Sullivan, Annie Rawla,
Jennie Brevard, Letitia Rawls, Eliza-
beth Pearce, Courtney Walker, Edith
Elliott and Cotten Barnes; Messrs. J.
A. Edmondson, C. M. Ausley, R. H.
Mickler, Lindsey Papy, A. H. Williams,
C. W. Perkins, A. H. Harrison, J. E.
Perkins, Hayward Randolph, Louis
Dozier, Walter Wright, J. H. Randolph,
Frank Winthrop, R. C. Long, Jr., Guy
Winthrop, L. M. Scarborough, E. M.
Brevard, Glover Johnson and R. F.

The committee appointed by the City
Council at its special meeting Wednes-
day night of last week, to investigate
the matter of granting a lease of the
city reserve to the Tallahassee South-
eastern Railroad Company for a period
of ninety-nine years, met with the
Council at noon Friday.



majority. It was his impression that
the general public recognized the great
benefit the road would be to the city,
and would willingly grant the lease.
Chairman Quaile also spoke in favor
of the report.
Councilman Edmondson made -a mo-
tion, which was seconded by Council-
man Randolph, that action be postpon-
ed until the regular January meeting.
At this juncture Senator Mann, who
is representing the railroad company,
urged upon the Council the fact that
the company had a very short time in
which to construct the road, and a de-
law would be very inconvenient. He
also stated that such delay might re-
sult in the selection of some other sit
for a depot.
After further discussion, a vote was
taken, which resulted in the adoption
of the motion.

Friday morning last the contest for
the most popular student at the Flor-
ida State College closed, and, as an-
nounced in the issue of The Tallahas
seean 9f that date, the prize was wor
by Misp L. E. Maxwell, of Woodville
As soohi as the result was announced
a telephone message out to the college
conveyed the congratulations of th
editor, together with a request for the
fortunate young lady to call an. re-
ceive the prize. About 4:30, accom-
panied iby several of her companion
student*, Miss Maxwell called at the
*office and received the substantial
token the high esteem in v!.cl -;he
is held by her friends. Fol!-'inz is
her acknowledgment:
"Vallahassee, Fla.. D<--. 20 19i,!.
"Rec lived of John C. Trice. editor of
The W ekly 'allahasseean, Tallahas-
see, FI.. ten ($10.00)- dollars in gold.
as pren ium,offered by said newspaper
in the ting contest for the most pop-
ular stent at the Florida State Col--
lege, w ich commenced September 27,
1901, an 1 closed this morning. Thank-
ing my" friends for their support and
efforts tin my behalf, and wishing
every ope of them a merry Christmas.
rLespectfully, L. E. MAXWELL,
"Student at Florida State College."

Woodville, Dec. 24.-There is to be a
Christmas tree at the school house on
Tuesday night.
Mr. J. A. Holloway, the music man.
has been down here this week. He
seems delighted with his visits. He
sold six organs while here.
,ar. Lonnie Williamson has accepted
a position with Maxwell & Co. at Me-
dart, r iorida, for the coming year.
Mr. Walter Page. wife and baby. of
Wakulla, suent Sunday at Woodville
with his parents.
Miss Evelyn Wooten. who has been
teaching- at Ocklocknee. has finished
her school at that place and is home
with hei4 parents.
Miss Nora Holloway, of Quincy, is
visiting Miss Evelyn Wooten this week.
Mr. Russ and Miss ruaud Thomas
were married Sunday at the home of
the brid 's parents, Rev. J. L. Yeats
Mr. Robert Scott and wife, of V, li*?
Springs, are visiting his parents at
Woodvil this week.
Mr. P. D. Lewis has bought :i pair
of fine ules and a wagon for the use
of his w mill.
Mrs. cilla Chaires, of Crawford-
ville, F is visiting Mr. S. T. Rhodes
this wee
Mr. W dden and wife and Miss Lelia

JN wStore! Fresh Goods!

SOr stock of Staple and Fancy Family Groceries has
( just arrived, and it is all new and fresh. We make
a specialty of . .

ICanned Goods, Meats,
Coffees, Teas, Cigars, Tobacco, Fruits, Queensware,
Glassware, and everything kept in a real up-to-date
family grocery. "Full weights and low prices" is our
motto. Your patronage solicited. Free delivery to
all parts of city.

7. C. Butler & Co..

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Merchant Tailor.

1 have moved my merchant tailoring establishment from the
Meginniss building to the old Floridian building on Monroe
street, aud am now prepared to make to order Fine Suits and
Overcoats. I also do all kinds of repairing, cleaning and pressing,
}and make a specialty of ladies tailor-made gowns. Mv wirk i
unsurpassed, my goods the best, and prices reasonable. Give me
a call.

Merchant Tailor.

I Do you want Fresh Groceries? |

That's just what I have, and they are pure, whole-
some and cheap. I have the cleanest line of Staile


Hon. J. H. Saner, State Senatnr from
Douglas Co., to the Nebra-ka Legi+.
nature, writes from Frank'-; Hotel
Omaha, Neb, as follows: t
'"Having tried Peruza I GIn COW
mend it to all as a great tpnic andpar
ticularlygoodasa remedy or catarrl.'
--J. H. SAUER. r
Honorable Patri.k Krmnndvy, Membe'
of the Mw:ssacuesetts Lei.~s '"ir.., writer
the following letter from the IIouse
Representatives, Boston.
Doctor S. B. HIartman:
Dear Sir:--l have no hesitation j
saying that after having fried dozem
of other remedies without relief, I owe
my perfect health and clear voke ot
today to Peruna. I-know it to h- a sure
cure for indigestion and its attnindant
affliction, nervous debility. For the six
weeks that I was on the platform
through the recent campaign I used Pe-
runa regularly, and although I .-poke
two and three times each dby my voice
never failed me. I know t-it P-runais
a reliable cure for bronchial troubles."-
P. J. Kennedy.
If you do not derive prompt and sat-+
factory results from the u 4 i,f P'-runm.
write at once to Dr. llartnia;n, ivian a
full statement of vour caseani.l h will
be pleased to give you his Valua'le ad-
vice gratis.
Address Dr. IHartman, lri4.l-'nt of
-The Hartman Sanitarium, l-umlnlbus 0.

Rhodes have gone to M'nti-fllo to
spen Christmas with reai\ives and
Mr. Allen Gohagan and ,amil' have
gone to Ashburn. Ga.. to. sPrnd the
holidays with relatives.,

D. S. Mitchell, Fulford, i.: "Dur-
ing a long illness I was ttr ublled with
bed sores, was advised to tr De Witt';
Witch Hazel Salve and did so with
wonderful results. I was,* gerfectely
cured. It is the best salve wn thp mar.
ket." Sure cure for piles, sores. burns.
Beware of counterfeits.

WANTED-AT once, traveling aln~ mcnex-
perience not absolutely necessary $60 and tx-
Penicks. Va.



--TEEWms AJ1W81~~ FRIDAY, DBC1PM1RER 27. 1901.

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By Those Who Gather Items for
Tallahasseeon Readers.

The Dentist, Dr. E.. A. Shine.

The streets of Tallahassee were"
crowded with shoppers and sight-seers:
Monday and Tuesday.

Mr. B. J. Lord, at Quincy, was in thee,
city Christmas. Mr. Lord is a success-.
ful mechanic of Gadsden county.

Mr. J. F. Fleming, a successful farm-:
er from near Chaires, was in Talla-4
hassee Monday on business.

Diamond rings, gold rings and lots ,
of lovely trinkets for New Year's pres-j
ents at oweeting's.
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. M. Shine, of Jack-,
sonville, were here this week, to at-!
tend the funeral of Mrs. Shine's moth-,
er, Mrs. W. D. Hartt.
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff. M. Lamar, of Mon-'
ticello, are spending the holidays very
pleasantly in the city with relatives,*
guests of their mother, Mrs. Lamar.
"Isn't it beautiful! 0 how lovely!
Where did you get it?" "Why, from
Sweeting, of course, and he has such a
magnificent line of diamonds, jewelry, A
gold and silver souvenirs to select

Prof. A. A. Murphree, president of'
the Florida State College, left this
morning for Ocala, to take part in the
meeting of the r lorida State Teachers'
Captain .las. R. Pickett, of Carra-,
belle, one of the oldest pilots of that
place, took advantage of the excursion
Monday and spent the day in the Cap-
ital City.

Mr. Fred. Buffum, who is attending
Harvard University, arrived in the
city Saturday night en route to his
home in Apalachicola.

Mr. F. G. Rush, of. Apalachicola, al
rtdent at Emnory College up in Geo-
igia, was here Monday for a short time.
Mr. Rush was en route home to spend
the holidays.

Christmas has come and gone, but
Sweeting is still here with his immense
line of holiday presents forthe New
Year trade.

Miss Eva Pickett, of Carrabelle,
formerly a student of the Florida State
College, was among the excursionists
who came in to do Christmas shopping
and see friends Monday.

The carnival has been doing a goo
business this week. One old lady frtmn
the country remarked: "I have been
living here night on to sixty years, and
never saw such sights in all my bor',

Those sterling silver and solid gold
souvenirs for New Year's day at H. N.
Sweeting's are beauties. See them, and
get bargains.

-Mr. Claude N. Bateman, editor of the
Quincy Herald and Era, spent Christ-
mas in the Capital City and paid The
Tallahasseean a pleasant call.

The friends of Secretary of State
Crawford will be pleased to learn that
he is greatly improved in health. Mr.
Crawford was at the capitol Friday
for the first time- in several months.

Miss Gussie Cnittenden, a student at
Cox Female College, is here to spend
the holidays with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. S. D. Chittenden, at the Leon
hotel. She is the recipient of many
very pleasant attentions from her nu-
merous friends.

Watches, clocks, jewelry, and every-.
thing else *suitable for New Year's
Presents, at H. N. Sweeting's the up-
to-date jeweler.

Mr. James H. Randolph, who has
been taking the medical course in the
Johns Hopkins University, arrived in
the city Sunday night to spend the holi-
days with his parents.
S+ +
Mr. P. A. McGriff and wife, of New ,
York. are spending the holidays with
relatives in Tallahassee. Mr. McGriff
is a former Tallahasseean, but now is
telegraph operator in the Americanf

Nuntlly', Fine (andies are al-.

Dr. W. E. Le ,Detiet.L
S+ 4+
A. M. Carlisle, with R.

Phome No.

The bright boy or girl who 'writes
the best short story about the charac-
ters in "Ten Nights in a Bar Room"
will receive five dollars in cash, and
have tne story printed in The Talla-

The fact that L N. Sweeting fur-
nished the gold watch which will be
presented by The Tallahasseean to the
most popular young lady of the Cap-
ital City, is a sufficient guarantee that
it is an excellent and reliable time-
keeper. See it in his show window,
and then vote for your favorite.
+ 4 4

L. Collins, Laxative
tt. one day.

Miss Della Thomas, of Spring Hill,
spent Christmas very pleasantly in this

Sheriff Price, of Duval county, was
here Friday from Jacksonville, on

Rev. J. G. Gray, of Sopchoppy, spent
Christmas seeing the sights in the Cap-
ital City.

Op Beautiful sterling silver presents for
New Year at Sweeting's.
4 4 4

Examine our line of Fine
tionery. Wight & Bro.

We have only a few more
R. Hicks' great almanac.
Only 25 cents, at this office.
+ + +


of Rev. Irl
Get one.

Mr. Earle Perkins has accepted a po-
sition as desk clerk in the Leon Hotel
in place of Mr. L. G. Papy, resigned.
+ + +
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis de M. Blocker
are spending the holidays in the city,
guests of Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Whitfield.
+ + +
Remember that Sweeting still has a
,large assortment & beautiful presents
in gold and silver fdr New Year's

SMr. F. A. Hathaway, student in the
;senior class of .the Florida State Col-
;lege, left this morning for Ocala, to
,attend the State Teachers' Associa-

Prof. H. E. Bierly, of the Florida
hState College, and Mr. Gaston Day,
member of the senior class, left Wed-
nesday morning for Ocala, where they
will participate in the discussions at
the Teachers' Association.

Lincon's Cough ASyrup sold and
guaranteedd only by Wight & .Bro.

, A glittering array of beautiful dia-
monds and other precious stones, for
'New Year's presents, at H. N. Sweet-

Rev. Mr. Watts, a former pastor of
.the Wesleyan church at this place, but
:now of Madison county, is visiting in
the city. He is accompanied by his

Miss Mary Shutan, of the senior class
at the Florida State College, is at-
"tending the meeting of the Florida
:State Teachers' Association at Ocala
this week.

Gold pens and penholders, beautiful
tin design and perfect in finish, at Mr.
'Sweeting's jewelry store on Monroe,

, Hon. N. R. Walker (Old Nat.), of
'Wakulla county, was here Monday
'from Crawfordville, circulating among

Dr. Claud C. Pierce, surgeon in
:charge of the U. S. quarantine station
,at Tampa. arrived in the city this week
to send the holidays with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Palmer, on Mon-
roe street. -

Have you seen that beautiful little
gold watch on exhibition in Sweeting's
'show window? it is a beauty, and will
;he presented by The Tallahasseean to
&the most popular young lady in the
:Capital City.

New Year's presents in endless va-
-riety and glittering array, lovely as an
artist's dream, at Sweeting's jewelry
:emporium on Monroe street.

. Mr. E. A. Mooney, a piano tuner and:
*repairer from New York City, arrived
in Tallahassee Sunday, and will prob-.
:ably open up a shop here.
S4 +4
Chief of Police Braswell, who has
been confined to his room for several
days, suffering from a severe attack
|of la grippe, was able to be out for a
;short time Sunday, and is now on duty.
-for the first time in several weeks.

* Go and see
;talk diamond
.watches, and

Sweeting and hear him
rings, solid gold rings,
jewelry for New Year's

Stop the Cough
and work off the Cold
Bremo Quinfre Tablets cure a cold in
No cure No Pay -rice 25cents.
4 4 +


u~s .I
1&, i

Show the AItte S

Royal Bak*n Powder.

anu permaU nenU uL aU l u nKIU Uis- A4
mases. As a blood purifier Hancock's 44
Liquid Sulphur has no equal. For sale 4 *
by Wight & Bro. tf ....44

Take Laxative Bromo Qainine Tablets. All
druggists refund the money if it fails to cure.
E. W. Grove's signature is on each box. 25c.

I offer for sale my farm of 210 acres
near Miccosuki. About 140 acres in a
high state of cultivation, without a
stump, and all necessary fences. A
good four-room cottage, with kitchen
a'nd dining-room attached, contains
barn and other necessary outbuildings
and a never failing well of cold water.
About 70 acres is timber land with
enough wood for all future family use.
Plenty of good land adjoining that can
be bought cheap. For further partic- And
ulars, call on or address. And
Dec. 20.-5m. Miccosuki, Fla.

FOR SALE. The Goodwood Home-
stead, comprising a substantial brick Queei
mansion and outbuildings, furnshed or men.
unfurnished. Good water and 160 acres All
of land, completely fenced, one mile dren's
from Tallahassee. Suitable for sports- Men
men's club or winter residence. Ad- Caps.
dress Mrs. E. H. A., Lock Box 189, Tal- Age
lahassee. 3m Hat.
Sick Headache the h
is the bane of women. What is wanted and L
is not relief alone, but relief and curp. Fin
Dr. Loyal Ford's Dyspepticide will cure Cases
sick headache for all time. It makes Nes
the stomach right. Strap
just c
Two large well lighted rooms ovtr Trous
my store furnished with gas an. Fin
water. D. B. MEGINNIS. .Jr. Hair

My residence is second house east o:
Sheriff Pearce, and my machine sup-
plies can be had at W. H. Markham':
grocery store. ;
M. T. Joiner, Singer agent. '
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Now offers the greatest variety of. useful Christ.

mas presents ever seen in Tallahassee.

St. John's Episcopal church gave a
Christmas tree Wednesday afternoon
and the Sunday school had a jolly time
receiving presents.
+ 4
Prof. C. K. Allen, principal of the
graded school at Crawfordville, was a
visitor to the Capital City Wednesday
and paid The Tallahasseean a pleasant

Mother's Wormo S rup neser fa;ls to
destroy and remove worms in chil-
dren. It is cruel not to administer ti
to them whenever there is need.

The Democratic Executive Commit-
tee of Gadsden county held a meeting
Tuesday and recommended Deputy
Sheriff Sherod McCall to succeed 'the
late Sheriff Edwards, who was killed
by tne negro Armstrong last week.

Governor and Mrs. Jennings left last
Saturday for Brooksville to spend the
holidays with relatives and friends at
his old home. The governor goes from
there to Ocala, to deliver an audress
before the Florida State Teachers' As-
sociation on the 28th.
4 + 4
You get the best satisfaction from
your pictures by having them well
framed. There's much in the mould-
ing, and we get the best results. We
know about framing effects, and select
moulding to suit the picture. Not too
expensive nor too cheap. Just really
good frames at Lhe right price.

FOR SALE-A tract of 15 acres, lo-
cated one mile northwest of Tallahas-
see, about 50 rods west of Bainbridge
road. Good five-room house, barn and
other outbuildings, an% a well -f go3d
water. For terms apply to ANDRE\
HARTON, at residence, of aduress him
at Tallahassee, Fla.
Dec. 13, 1901. 2m

LUMBER-Rough and Dressed Lum-
ber. Best quality, lowest prices. Give
me a call at Holland's mill before you
buy. Will do my best to please you.
4t* P. D. LEWIS.

We wish to call your attention to a
few important facts relative to Blood
and Skin diseases. It has been demon-
strated by the most scientific physi-
cians that all skin diseases are caused
from a paracite or germ in the skin
Doctors heretofore have never been
able to find a medicine sufficiently
strong to kill or destroy the germ
without corroding or ruining the flesh.
Hancock's Liquid Sulphur is the only
known remedy that will kill the germ
Aa damnatv l11aal-aimAd


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Together with an endless variety of Dress Goods,

Ready Made Skirts, Walking .Jackets, Capes,

Ribbons and Dress Trimmings, all of which

will be'sold at reasonable prices.





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other makes of
Fine Shoes.

a Quality Shoes for Wo-

styles in Misses' and Chil-
s Shoes.
I's and Boy's Hats and

nts for Celebrated Hawes $3

ckwear in great varieties for
holiday trade.
e Umbrellas for Gentlemen
e Pocket Books an I Card
w line of Ladies' Beaded
Slippers for evening w tr
coming in.
cialty in Clothing, Fine
users and Overcoats.
e Novelty Setts, Military
Brushes, Tobacco Jars, etc.

i. Metnbn, Jr.


To loan on satisfactory security. W.


The Vinct Cmnd Goo& h~ the Wordd

Are Fine."


"Roya.! Scarlet

'4,-. 5


" Royal Scarlet" Brand.

T,,BI BYRD, Bege? i Pallogr ocsries,


Picture Frames.-
Writing Cases,
Collar and Cuff Boxes,

Why waste money on useless things





Against your life and .health
is a danger to be dreaded. The
g rms of disease are many and
active. Disreg rd their pres-
ence in the system and before
long they will openly attack

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Hemstitched Embroidered Handker-
chiefs, from 60 cents a dozen to $9 a
Towels from 60 cents a dozen to $18
a dozen.
Bed Spreads, from 50 cents each to
$16 each.
Table Napkins, from 50 cents a dozen
to $6 a dozen.
Ladies' Umbrellas, from 50 cents
each to $6 each.
Gentlemen's Umbrellas, from 50 cents
each to $6 each.
Gentlemen's Toilet Slippers, new,
nobby, and comfortable.
Gentlemen's Neck Ties, the latest
styles worn.
Gentlemen's Collars all the new
Gentlemen's and Ladies' Kid Gloves.
Embroidered Table Mats, Tidys, Ta-
ble and Bureau Scarfs.
Clothes Bags, Down Pillows and
Covers, Fancy Table Covers.
Boys' Ready Made Suits, Boys' Dress
Shirts and Shirt Waists.
Boys' Hats, Caps and Neck Ties.
Chiffon and Liberty Silk Ruffs for
Ladies' Neck Wear.
Crochet Shawls and Embroidered
Cashmere Scarfs for Ladies.
Ladies' New Style Neck Wear in
Fancy Silk and Chiffon.
Ladies' Leather and Beaded Bags,
from 25 cents each to $3 each.
Beautiful Silk Waists, all new styles.
Ladies' Black Taffeta Tucked Silk
Skirts, with Circular Flounce.

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27, 1901.

BROOM CORN IN -LEON. teen to twenty-five acres for the aver-
The writer has for several years11een age farmer and especially on new land
endeavoring to interest the farmers of where the variety of sure crops is lim-
oouth Georgia and Florida in the ulti- ited, it will prove to be as paying as
ration .of broom corn. More money almost any crop that can be raised.
can be made out of this staple than
from the production of cotton, While HOW TO CURE CROUP.
Its cultivation would eventually result Mr. R. Gray, who lives near Amenia,
in the establishment of broom ftcto- Duchess county, N. Y., says: "Cham-
rnes. berlin's Cough Remedy is the best
There is no valid reason whb the medicine I- have ever used. It is a
farmers of Leon and surrounding fine children's remedy for croup and
counties should not raise broom torn. never fails to cure." When given as
Nor can any reason be advanced; why soon as -the child becomes hoarse, or
a broom factory should not be eitab- even after the croupy cough has de-
ifshead in Tallahassee. This is anarti- veloped, it will prevent the attack.
cle of household necessity that is al- This should be borne in mind and a
ways in demand. All the broonm we bottle of the Cough Remedy kept at
use, however, are manufactured '.else- hand ready for instant use as soon as
where. Why not make them at home, these symptoms appear. For sale by
and keep the money thus spent inf cir- Wight & Bro. and all medicine deal-
culation where it is most-needed? ?This ers.
is a question that deserves careful *con-
sideration. In the meantime, a; few PLENTY OF FIFTY-CENT EGGS.
words on the culture of broom corn If meats and other foods are high-
Bill not be amiss. priced this winter, we can scarcely ex-
Brood corn is profitable. t is pect eggs to be cheap. Nor should they
hardy, is a great drought-resisterN and be, by reason of the high price of
conditioves under reasonably unfa-able grain, says tne Massachusetts Plow-
conditi planted at aons.ny time man. There are few of our food prod-
It can be planted at any time arom ucts in which there is so much nutri-
the opening of spring until as lae as tion for the money as in eggs, perhaps
July 1st with fair assurance of a crop. in none excepting milk. One, erhannot
But as early harvesting and early mnar- make a living on eggs and milk alone,
keting are especially desirable, It is but the farmer who can produce them
usually advisable to plant it as arly on his farm and likes them should not
as Indian corn is planted, says th. Na- sell them to buy meat food, even
uona Rura. though 'prices are a little higher than
There are numerous method< of usual. If he can produce them, he
planting it. 'It is planted in bows, should not grumble because of the cost
checked and drilled. Drilling in .ows of feeding the hens and cows. They
gives the best results. The rows s uld will pay a profit when they are well
be about 3% feet apart and the alks cared for and fed, but if their ration.
about 6 to 8 inches apart in the -ows are deficient in quantity or quality it
on ordinary uplandan a little t ckermay be expected that they will refuse
on bottom land. If it is plante too to pay for their board.
thin on good soil, the heads beco e so We have already seen the results in
heavy that their weight bends any some Western butter markets of t.he
of them down, forming the cro ks. unwillingness of many dairymen to use
This crooked brush is heavy, bu be- grain as freely as heretofore., because
cause it is more difficult to makerinto of the high price, in the early closmin-
brooms and makes a larger bu in of the butter factories and the rise in
shipping, it brings only about alf- prices of butter in those sections, catis-
price on the market, Owing to i be- ed by a short supply of milk. \We
ing a hardy plant, the cultivate of think we ste indications a'so of a
broom corn is often sadly negl eted. short supply of eggs.
-It will make a fair showing on r Many fowls have been killed to save
land with very little cultivation It the cost of feeding them through the
responds to good treatment and s oulu winter, and others will not be as well
be cultivated as often ano as tho gh- fed 'as usual, and we shall hear the
ly as Indian corn. After the first familiar cry, "The hens will not lay
heads appear it is not long before it is when eggs are selling at a good price."
ready for harvesting, and everything Now, we have had hens that were
should be in readiness, because it oon s willing to lay eggs at fifty cents a
depreciates in value after it is once dozen as at fifteen when we bribed
ripe enough to cut.n order to make the them with a good hot mash every
best brush it should be cut whei the morning, and warm water in the drink-
seeds are in the dough stage. A mall ing dishes and a warm house to stay in.
matured can un y but they do not like to give something
et" ur ed .. ei for nothing, or more likely they-cannot
The standard varieties are harviste do it if they would like to
by breaking two rows together in"'ucheywouto.
a manner as to form a table upon Worms take refuge in the small in-
which the heads after being.cut of are testines. where they can easily multi-
laid to cure. It should remain ir( the ply. WHITE'S CREAM VERMIFlUGE
field about a day. A light rain or a will destroy these parasites. The ver-
heavy dew injures the color op the diet of the people tells plainly how well
brush. It is well if possible to ure it has succeeded. Price, 25 cents.
it entirely in a shed. But if ptAt in Wight & Bro.
while green it must be placed in :thin
"I suffered for years with a Iron- That the farmer pays no tax to his
chial or lung trouble and tried Vari- county equal to the cost to him of a
ous remedise but did not obtain .per- bad road over which he must haul his
manent relief until I commence(( us- produce is a fact .that our county, and
ing One Minute Cough Cure," wvites every otner county, must learn sooner
Rev. James Kirkman, evangelist of or later. FforiJa roads are of such a
Belle River, Ill. "I have no hqsita- nature that when once bad they remain
tion in recommending it to all -suf- so until some material is added to give
terers from maladies of this kind." a hard surface. Many do not realize
One Minute Cough Cure affords im- that the time lost on bad roads and
mediate relief for coughs, colds ail all that the diminished load they can car-
kinds of throat aid lung troubles$ For ry amounts to many dollars in the
croup it is unequalled. Absolutely course of a year. When the people
safe. Very pleasant to take, never fully realize the saving there is in hav-
fails and is really a favorite with the ing tirst-class roads, it will not be long
children. They like it till we have them everywhere. What
---- is nedAd now is 1o ltl /,fl

12 5 UAtft'^f l U.W US JUSOLit CHU* M A -tU t I K.
layers, which require considerable ex- consideration and a'litle figuring and
tra shed room If left in the field, Jiow ."counting the cost." Good roads have
ever, about a day after cutting, uil it to come sooner or later, and the sooner
is nearly cured, it can be piled in ood the better, for we cannot afford to be
sized layers under cover and s without them.-Eustis Lake Region.
when convenient. The seeding 's 'lone
by holding the brush on a cyl under OLD E S
similar to a thrashing machine 'lin- OLD PEOPLE' S EYES
der. After it has been seeded, it s would Often become inflamed and painful.
be bulked down in good sized pil and Hundreds of old people have been made
allowed to dry uatil the stems reak comfortable by using John R. Dickey's
quite readily. Then it is ready t bale. Old Reliable Eye Water. It is abso-
Both the seeder and the baler or a lutely reliable-absolutely painless.
small farmer can be made by an car- Send for circulars or testimonials, or
penter at a small cost. get a bottle for 25 cents at Wight &
The yield varies of course wit the Bro.'s drug store.
soil and locality, but a good a rage -- -. -
yield is a ton of thrashed brus per PLANT PLENTY OF TREES.
acre on good land. An experi need There is one point that ought to be
hand can cut about one acre a day. impressed on all who intend to plant
The threshing and bailing costs bout trees, and that is the importance of
$4 per ton. The price varies so *!1ich early planting. It is pitiful to see hand-
that the profits for one year can not some young shade trees brought to an
be assumed as a standard. Ordinary untimely end by transplanting them
brush one year with another ave-ages in April or May. March is too late, so
about $60 to $70 per ton. is the latter half of February in ordi-
It is a good crop on the so. It nary years. Midwinter is the best time
shades the ground and helps to rjsi the for transplanting in Floriua, when the
sod besides making as good a gi-)wth trees are most nearly dormant and
as Kafir or sorghum without cultiva- there is time for the roots to com-
tion. mence their vegetative functions be-
The seed and the stalks are utilized fore the dry, trying weather condi-
for feed, but their feeding value i. low tions of spring begin, says he Florida
and it would hardly pay to raise it for Agriculturist
feed alone, although in the western Another sad spectacle to the lover of
part of Oklahoma dwarf broom, corn trees is a forest tree transplanted with
is sown for roughness instead of sor- its entire top. In their eagerness to
ghum because it does not sour )i the restore something of the lost beauty
stacks so badly. After the brugh is 3f Jacksonville's streets, the authori-
harvested the stalks can be usel for ties caused Hemming Park to be sur-
forage aud then plowed under, mtLking rounded about a month ago with tall
an excellent green manure. beautiful water oak trees on which the
Its cultivation on avery large scale tops had been left almost, if not quite,
is seldom successful, but if properly entire. For a week it was a pleasing
handled on a small scale, say fr spectacle; bright ,green oaks, twenty

Has been rudely defined by some cynic
as "slops and sweets." And after all
there's more truth than poetry in the
definition. Ice cream and cake may
satisfy the palate, but they are far from
satisfying to the stomach, which requires
that food be nutritious first and nice
afterward. By careless eating wome.t
pave the way for stomach "trouble,"
and its kindred miseries.
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discov-
ery is confidently commended as a
cure for diseases of the stomach and
other organs of digestion and nutrition.
By curing diseases which prevent t- e
assimilation of food it enables., the body
to be built up and strengthened in the
only way known to nature-by food
digested and assimilated.
"For twelve long months I suffered untold
misery." writes Mrs. Moilie Coldate, of Ran-
dolph, Charlotte Co., Va. "No tonue could ex-
press the pain that I endured wbfore I cont-
menced takir.n Dr. Pierce's medicine. I was
not able t(, do anything at all. Could not eat
anything except bread and tea--or if I did the
top of my heatl hurt so it seemed it would kill
me; within all that I could (do it would burn like
fire. imut now. since uim'i' your (Golden MA't-
ical Discoverv and "Favo-rite Prescriptioni. I
can eat a little of alnmo-t anything I want. and
can do a :;ocil day's work as well as -ivanxxiv
.can. Am heter than I have been for years."
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets cure
sick headache.

to give them water in dry weather,
leaving a liberal basin around each
one to receive and retain the water.
For shading the streets of Southern
cities, especially those near the coast,
nothing is superior to the common,
narrow-leaved oak, universally known
as the water-oak. Though not so har-
dy as the live oak, it is better suited
for the purpose in various respects. In
many Southern cities a great mistake
has been made by planting largely of
such trees as the paper mulberry, and
catalpa. Such trees lend a pleasing
variety to ornamental grounds and are
stately in suburbs, but out of place on
the main streets of a city or village.
Where it is desirable to have shade in
the summer, but not in the winter, for
sanitary reasons ,as, for instance, near
tne dwelling, the China tree or Texas
umbrella is a good variety.
Among Southern cities few were bet-
ter shaded than Jacksonville before the
fire. The craze for Asiatic shade trees
seems never to have struck Jackson-
ville. The noble water oak was plant-
ed almost exclusively, and it has no
superior. The city fathers of DeLand
have done well in following this good
example on the- Boulevard and else-
where; so have many towns and vil-
lages of the State with! their..ladies'
improvement societies anil without. In
this climate nothing enhances the val-
ue of a building lot more than thrifty
well-kept shade trees; and simply aa a
wise business investment, tree plant-
ing should be engaged in to a liberal
extent. For dooryards, parks, ceme-
teries and private grounds where am-
ple shade is ,ess a consideration than a
neat and shapely ornamental, there is
no tree superior'to the common ever-
green, native cherry, commonly called
the mock olive.

If troubled with Dizziness, Furred
Tongue, Bitter Taste in Mouth, Bloat-
ed Feeling after eating, Constipation
or Sick Headache, use Dr. M. A. Sim-
mons Liver Medicine.


"Something New Under
the Sun."

All Doctors have tried to cure
a ARRH by the use of powders,


gases, inhalers and drugs in paste
oerm. Their powders dry up the mu-
cuous membranes causing them to
crack open and bleed. The powerful
acids used in the inhalers have en-
tirely eaten away the same mem-
branes that their makers have aimed
to cure, while pastes and ointments
cannot reach the disease. An old and
experienced practitioner who has for
many years made a close study and
specialty of the treatment of CA-
TARRH, has at last perfected a Treat-
ment which when faithfully used, not
only relieves at once, but permanently
cures CATARRH, by removing the
cause, stopping the discharges and cur-
ing all inflammation. It is the only
remedy known to science Lhat actually
reaches the afflicted parts. This won-
derful remedy is known as "SNUF-
CURE," and is sold at the extremely
low price of one dollar, each package
containing internal and external mel-
icine sufficient for a full month's treat-
ment and everything necessary to its
perfect use.
"SNUFFLES" is the only perfect
CATAkRH CURE ever made and is
now recognized as the only safe and
positive cure for that annoying and
disgusting disease. It cures all in-
flammation quickly and permanently,
and is also wonderfully quick to re-
lieve HAY FEVER or COLD in the
CATAtutH when neglected often
Elf~ f1-mcq.. .211

Artistic Painte

Piazza chairs,
scratched furnitu
and painted.
Estimates furnish
.painting. Satisfa
anteed on all work
a sa a p



old and
re doctored

hed on house
action guar-

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With Streets of All Nations at South
Carolina Exposition.
One of the most important and inter-
esting features of the South Carolina
Interstate and West Indian Exposition
Midway is the Oriental concession
known as Akoun's Streets of Cairo and
Beautxiul Orient.
"The wonders and beauties of the
Orient" is a dazzling, romantic and
realistic display of the indescribable
charms of the East. It is a bit of the
Old World transplanted into the bosom
of one of the oldest marts of trade on
the Western Hemisphere.
To the busy and overworked people
of this great nation the exhibits which
Mr. Akoun gives is gratefully accepted.
Not only do the careless sight-seer
enjoy its novelty and its comprehen-
siveness; to the thinker and student
tney that observe this Oriental pageant
are reminded of the interesting lore
wnich the Bible gives forth of the
primitive days when the wise men
came from the East on their camels to
seek for the new born King, and when
the Saviour rode into,Jerusalem hum-
bly seated on an ass.
Mr. Akoun presents the most salient
characteristics of many of the Eastern
countries with Oriental streets, build-
ings, costumes, racial peculiarities and
bona fide natives, animals and neces-
sary paraphernalia and accessories for
an exhibit of high merit and very large
element of novelty.
In the centre of Lhe space required
by this concession is an extensive plaza
to represent one of the holp places of
Mecca, where Mohammeds of various
countries would meet as coming on a
Diverging from this plaza are eight
streets, each street being characteristic
of a different nation or great city of
the Far East, namely:
Streets of Constantinople (Turkey),
Morocco (Moorish), Algiers (Algeria),
Tunis (Tunisia). Therian (Persia),
Cairo (Egypt), Tripoli-Syria (Turkey
in Asia).
To this is added a Bedouin Arab
campment and Nomad from the desert
of Shara. There are natives from all
the dilierent countries named, huts,
cabins, teuts, bazaara, camels, don-
keys, goats, mules and horses, coffee
and tea houses, shops, fruit stands,
restaurants for the sale of Oriental
viands and refreshments of all kinds.
For representation Mr. Akoun has pro-
vided over 2o0 Orientals-and a large
number of the animals named.
At a certain hour of the day a Mo-
Mrs. Annie Epps, Harlem, Ga.,
writes: Have used Dr. M. A. Sim-
mons Lver Medicine 15 years. It cured
ne of Stomach and Liver troubles caus-
ed by Torpid Liver. Would not give
one package of it for a dozen of either
Zelin's or Black Draught.



Sick headache, nervous head-
ache, tired headache, neuralgic
headache, catarrhal headache,
headache from excitement, in
fact, headaches of all kinds are
quickly and surely cured with


Pain Pills.
Also all pains such as backache,
neuralgia, sciatica, rheumatic
pains, monthly pains, etc.
"Dr. Miles' Pain Pills are worth their
weight in cold," says Mr. W. D. Krea-
mer, of Arkansas City, Kan. "They
cured my wife of chronic headache
when mt.thing else would."
"Dr. Mhles' Pain Pills drive away
pain as if by magic. I am never with-
out a supply, and think everyone
should keep them handy. One or two
pills taken on approach of headache
will prevent it every time."'

The Wesleyan MIethodists of Tallahassee have
preaching services every Sunday at 11 a. i. ar d
7:30 p. in. Salbmth school at 9:30 a. m. ;
.lass meet ing at (;:4)O p. n. ; regular mid week
prayer service on Thursday evening at 7 o" clock
Everybody welcom-.
4m Rev. F. E. FITCH, P. C.


graduate 1894, Umversity arylaM,
BUltimore; Post Graduate 1893.
Saskell School0 Chica 0o.

W- Preservation of Natural Teeth,
told Crowns, Bridgework. and Metal
'lates a Specialty. Gas administered.

Repairs all kinds of Househeld articles ol
weryday use. Trunks, Bags. Satchels, Locks
te. Umbrellas, also Bicycles and Sewing Ma-
'htnes. Shop on Jefferson Street, near New
tty Market. Work done on short notice, and
it low ori<.- 35-t&


Gent's Furnishing Goods,

Monroe Street, opposite St. James
Select stock of Gent's Furnishings,
Full stock of Stationery,

Latest Lines of Readable Books,
SCHOOL BOOKs, Leading Maga-
sipes, Periodicals and Daily Pa-
pers, always on hand.
Choice line of Cigars and Tobacco

Assuring courteous
homers, we respectful
the patronage of the !


fl Coks DWc1ess Tableta*
Are Muccesfugy used by over
10,000 Ladies; are prepared by an
old and experi-ticd physician.
Ladies ask 'yoir druggst for
Cook's DesmhessTaists, astheyare
the only aaeendr-hlable monthly
medeine known.Price, $1. py nail. 1.0i. Semd
4 cenet postage for Free tmple and fail
particle A ddrms The Cook Compa,
Room 3,N253 Woodwaerc. A., Cakomdn
For sale by:Wi,h & Bin,., Tallaha sfe
Fla. ^
Administrator'$ Notice.
Estate of William A. Np"elin. deceased.
Notice to Debtors, C.4-,ors. Etc.
All creditors. leg tees di riptuttes, and per-
sons ha% in-r claims or dt-ma tdsiagaimn.-the es-
tate of Williani A. Nowlin. l te- lih' h Leon. State of Florida, decumss are hrehby re-
quired to present the same to f'e undlerignad
administrator of his said etje, \\iilin two
3earsfrom tt-c tirst pub ica iQ hervof, to-wit:
November 22, A. D. .1901, or tbis notice will be
plead in bar thereof. And tll personss indebted
o, said estate are hereby rei mediate payment to me. r
Administrator of the estate w 'illiam A. Now-
lin, deceased.
-Tallahassee, Fla., Novemlir' l'.il:

g~jUAl P/ 4pANTEED

The Larlest ant mostt. uwf

attention to Cus- talishient ti
ly solicit a share of
public. fl
J. F. HILL. So. 8. U

T. S. E. Railroad
Will run a passenger train every day in the
week except Sunday.
Schedule effective April 1, 1901.
Read down. Read up
4 00 p. Lv... Wacissa A... m'. 9:15
5:15p. m. IAr..Tallahassee...Lv. |a. m. 8:00 O
I Bell Air Crossing) |
Tickets will be for sale at Dr. Lewis' Drug
Store. Thomas City, and at the train twenty
minutes before leaving.
For information as to freight or express, apply
to Dr. Lewis, agent, or Capt. Thomas, conduct.
tor at train.
Hack will meet train at Bell Air "-'sing, and
returning leave Tallahassee in tim ... neet train AA
or Thomas DOORSCity.

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hammed shiek or high priest from the
top of a minaret in the plaza, summons
the faithful to come to Mecca, which
introduces a parade from all the streets
and an exhibition of Oriental costumes
and pastimes, including an Oriental
wedding, depart' a of the sacred bul,
with incidental prayer, singing, etc.,
and a realistic representation of the fa-
mous Algerians.
"Grand fantasia," by a troupe of gen-
uine red warriors, Sapji, with their
feats of wild riding, shooting and
mimic fighting. There are also vari-
ous other Oriental characteristic sports
and pastimes, such as Olympian games,
sword contests, Hind~' fakirs, jugglers,
gun spinning, wrestling, dancing, acro-
bats, torture dancers, etc., etc.

The liquor tax yields the best returns
to the government in Russia and the
poorest in Norway.

MENT has been thoroughly tested for
many years, and is a positive cure for
this most distressing and embarrassing
of troubles. Price, 50 cents in bot-
tles. Tubes, 75 cents. Wight & Bro.

professional ards.


Office in Masonic luihling.
Calls answered night and day.
Phone 110. 2:'-<-in
Office over Capital City Bank,







Through their use thousands of
people have been enabled to at-
tend social and religious func-
tions, travel, enjoy amusements,
etc., with comfort. As a prevent-
ative, when taken on the ap-
proach of a recurring attack,
they are excellent.
Sold by all Druggists.
25 Doses. 25 cents,
Dr. Miles Medical Co., Elkhart, Ind.

VI DMo_ M ER no.

are w lrY.

ty Dealer in Mar!h P.'reign and
Domestic. Orders Filled on Short Notic,

See his cuts and price ti fore sending
aoney outside the State,. 44-1y


Watchmaker an Rewe:er,

1-Watches, Clocks- ,!1d Jewelry
repaired and waianlet1,l

Notice in "Inventive A"e"
Book "Howtoobtain Patenrts'1 U
SCharg modrue. N-o fee tin p-ent is securmed.'
Letters strictly confideatiWl. Addre.
E. G. SIGGERS, Patent Lawyer*,Washingtoe.C.'

and all diseases arts from In-
digestion. They will urify your
blood and make youroyomplexlon
as FAIR AS A LILY.. They are
gelatin coated. PiICE 25 CElNTS.

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After Joe Morgan and his wife left-
the "Sickle and eaf," with that gen-
tle child, who, aII afterwards learned,
had not, for a ydar or more, laid her
little head to sleip until her father re-
turned home-anid who, if he stayed
out beyond a certain hour, would go
-for him, and led him back, a very
angel of love ank patience-I re-enter-'
,ed the bar roomqto see how life was
passing there. liot one of all I had
left in the roomjremained. The inci-
dent which had occurred was of so
painful a nature) that no further un-
alloyed pleasure ras to be had there
during the evening, and so each had
retired. In hih little kingdom the
landlord sat alone, his head resting
on his hand, and his face shaded from
the light. The 4vhole aspect of the
man was that of one in self-humilia-
tion. As I entered he raised his head,
and turned his Psce towards me. Its
expression was lpinful.
"Itather an unsprtunate affair," said
he. "I'm angry w'th myself, and sorry
for. the poor chill But she'd no busi-
ness here. As forf Joe Morgan, it would
take '"-t to r4ar his tongue when
once su, going* by Jiquor. I wish
he'd stay away $rom the house. No
body wants his company. Oh dear!"
The ejaculation) or rather groan, that
closed the sentence, showed how little
Slade was satisfied with himself, not-
withstanding thin feeble effort at self-
"His thirst fo? liquor draws him
hither," I remarked. "The attraction
of your bar to hit appetite is like that
of the magnet toothe needle. He can-
not stay away." ?
"He must stay away!" exclaimed
the landlord, with some vehemence of
tone, striking hiu fist upon the .'able
by which he pat "He must stay
away! There is ,scarcely an evening
that he does not ruffle my temper, and
mar good feelings in all the company.
Just see what h% provoked me to do
this evening. I wight have killed the
Mrs. Winslowe Soothing Syrup has
been used for ovgr fifty years by mil-
lions of mothers for their children
while teething, w;h perfect success. It
soothes the child, softens the gums,
allays all phin, cufes wind colic, and is
the best remedy fpr diarrhoea. It will
relieve the poor little sufferer imme-
diately. Sold by al druggists in every
part of the world. Twenty-five cents a
bottle. Be sure an. ask for "Mrs. Wins-
low's Soothing Srrup," and take no
other kind. ,
child. It makesI y blood run cold to
think of it! Ye, sir-he must stay
away. If no betEr can be done, I'll
hire a man to stand at the door and-
keep tim out" 4
"He never troubled you at the mill,"
said I. "No maniwas required at the
mill door?" a
"No!" And tho landlord gave em-
phasis to the woro with an oath, ejacu-
lated with a heartiness that almost
startled me. I had not heard him
swear before. "No! the great trouble
was to get him and keep him there,
we good-for-nothing, idle fellow!"
"I'm afraid," I Arentured to suggest,
"that things donjt go on quite so
manoothly here as Phey did at the mill.
our customers are of a different class."
"I don't know about that; why not?"
He did not just rlish my remark.
"Between quiet, thrifty, substantial
farmers, and drinking bar room loung-
ers, are many de rees of comparison."
"Excuse me, sirx" Simon Slade ele-
vated his person. "The men who visit
my bar room, as a general thing, are
quite as respectable, moral, and sub-
stantial as any wfro came to the mill -
and I believe more so. The first peo-
ple in the place, sir, are to be found
here. Judge Lynn and Judge Ham-
mend; Lawyer WIks and Doctor May-
nard; Mr. Grand and Mr. Lee; and
dozens of others-7all our first people.
No, sir; you mustn't judge all by vaga-
bonds like Joe M rgan."
There was a testy spirit manifested
that I did not care'to provoke. I could
have met his assertion with facts and
inferences of a c racter to startle any
one occupying his position, who was in
a calm, reflective' state; but to argue
with him then wozld have been worse
than idle; and so I let him talk on
until the excitement occasioned by my
words died out for want of new fuel.



"I don't see aching of your very
particular friend, Joe Morgan, this eve-
ning," said Harvey Green, leaning on
the bar and speaking to Slade. It was
the night succeeding that on whi"h the
painful and exciting scene with the
child had occurredl.
"No," was ansY-ered-and to the
word was added a',profane imprecation.
"No; and if he'll just keep away from
here, he may go ti) on a hard trot-
ting horse and a- porcupine .saddle as
fast as he pleases He's tried my pa-
tienc(e beyond endurance, and my mind
is made up, that hl gets no more drams
at this bar. I've borne his vile tongue
and seen my comlgmy annoyed by him
just as long as I mean to stand it Last
night decided me,' Suppose I'd killed
that child?"

"Per six ye wnt a v m
lai ita n I .oet ,s
bumilk tomst n tim fU ma acho
not retain a0.0 ,au n tamm LtMarh
begatkii CAS'.RiTS a-d *in then I
have steadily Imwod uatil I am as well as I
ever was in my ito."!
DAVID MUarBr. Newark. O.

"You'd have had trouble then, and
no mistake."
"Wouldn't I? Blast her little pic-
ture! What business has she creep-
ing in here every night?"
"She must have a nice kind of a
mother," remarked Green, with a cold
"I don't know :what she is now," said
Slade, a slight touch of feeling in hi
voice-- heart-broken, I suppose. I
could not look at her last night; it
made me sick. But, there was a time
when Fanny Morgan was the loveliest
and best woman in Cedarville. I'll say
that for her. Oh dear! What a life
her miserable husband has caused her
to lead."
"Better that he were dead and out
of the way."
"Better a thousand times," answered
Slade. "If he'd only fall down some
night and break his neck, it would be
a blessing-to his family."
"And to you in particular," laughed
"You may be sure it would not cost
me-a large sum for mourning," was the
unfeeling response.
Let us leave the bar room of the
"Sickle and Sheaf" and its cold-hearted
inmates, and look in upon the family
of Joe Morgan, and see how it is in
the home of the poor inebriate. We
will pass by a quick transition.
"Joe!" The thin white hand of Mrs.
Morgan clasps the arm of her husband,
who has risen up suddenly, and now
stands by the partly-opened door.
"Don't go out tonight, Joe. Please,
don't go out"
"Father!" A feeble voice comes from
the corner of an old settee, where little
Mary lies with her head bandaged.
"Well, I won't then!" is replied-not
angrily, nor even fretfully-but in a
kind voice.
"Come and sit by me, father." How
tenderly, yet how full of concern is
that low, sweet voice. "Come, won't
"Yes, dear."
"Now, hold my hand, father."
Joe takes the hand of little Mary,
that instantly tightens upon his.
"You won't go away and leave me
tonight, will you, father? Say you
"How very hot your hand is, Jear.
Does your head ache?"
"A little; but it will soon feel bet-
Up into the swollen and disfigured
face of the fallen father, the large,
earnest blire eyes of the child are

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raised. She does not see the marred
lineaments; but, only the beloved
countenance of her parent.
."Dear father!"'
"What. love?"
"I wish you'd promise me some-
"What, dear?"
"Will -you promise?"
"I can't say unta I hear your request.
If i can promise, I will."
"Oh, you can promise-you can,
How the large blue eyes dance and
sparkle! .
"What is it, love?"
"That you'll never go into Simon
Slade's bar any more."
The child raises herself, evidently
with a painful effort; and leans nec.rer
to her father.
Joe shakes his head, and poor Mary
drops back upon her pillow with a sign.
Her lids fall, and the- long lashes lie
strongly relieved on her colorless
"I won't go there tonight, dear. So
let your heart be at rest"
Mary's lids unclose, and two round
drops, released from their clasps, glide
slowly over her face.
Si hank you, father-thank you,
Mother will be so glad."
The eyes closed again, and the father
moved uneasily. His heart is touched.
There is. a struggle within him. It is
on his lips to say that he will never
drink at the "Sickle and Sheaf" again;
but resolution just lacks the force of
"Well, dear."
"I don't think I will be well enough
to go out in two or three days. You
know the doctor said that I would
have to keep very still, for I had a
great deal of fever.
"Yes, poor child. "
"Now, won't you promise me one
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Kindly, yet half sadly, the words are
"Tolerable, thank you."
The hands of the two women are
clasped, and for a few moments they
gaze into each other's face. What a
world of tender commiseration is in
that of Mrs. Slade.
"How is the little girl tonight?"
"Not so well, I'm afraid. She has a
good deal of fever."
"Indeed! Oh, I'm so sorry! Poor
child! What a dreadful thing it was!
Oh, Fanny! you don't know how it has
troubled me. I've been intending to
come around all day to see how, she
was, but couiun't get off until now."
"It came near killing her," said Mrs.
"It's in God's mercy she escaped:
The thought of it curdles the very
blood in my veins. Poor child! is this
her on the settee?"

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ed that mnot ukiBFmugb an to
shan the harm that lies in his path.
"Do promise just that, father, dear."
He cannot resist the pleading voice
and look.
"I promise it, Mary: so shut your
eyes now and go to sleep. I'm afraid
this fever will increase."
"Oh! I'm so glad-so glad!"
Mary does not slasp her hands, nor
show strong external signs of pleasure;
but how full of a pure, unselfish joy is
that low murmur of ejaculation, spoken
in the depths of her spirit, as well as
syllabled by her topgue!
Mrs. Morgan has been no uncon-
cerned witness of all this; but knowing
the child's influence over her father,
she has not ventured a word. More
was to be gained, she was sure, by
silence on her part; and so she had
kept silent Now she comes nearer to
them, and says, as she lets a hand rest
on the shoulder of her husband-
"You feel better for that promise,
already; I know you do."
He looks up to her, and smiles faint-
ly. He does feel better, but is hardly
willing to acknowledge it.
Soon after Mary was sleeping. It
does not escape the observation of Mrs.
Morgan tnat her husband grows rest-
less; for he gets up suddenly, every
now and then, and walks quietly across
the room, as if in search of something.
Then sits down, listlessly-sighs-
stretches himself, and says "Oh dear!
What shall she do for him? How is
the want of his accustomed evening
stimulants to be met? She thinks, and
questions, and grieves inwardly. Poor
Joe Morgan! His wife understands
his case, and pities him from her heart.
But, what can she do? Go out and
bring him something to drink? "Oh.
no! no! Never:" She answered the
thought audibly almost, in the excite-
ment of her feelings. An hour has
passed-Joe's restlessness has increas-
ed instead of diminishing. What is to
be done? Now Mrs. Morgan has left
the room. She has res-olved upon
something, for the case must be met.
Ah! here she comes, after an absence
of five minutes, bearing in her hand a
cup of strong coffee.
it was kind and thoughtful in you,
Fanny." says Morgan, as with a grati-
fied look he takes the cup. But his
Gentlemen-I will not hide my light
under a bushel, for I want the people
to .know what your Gooch's Mexican
Syrup has done for me. For four
years I have been afflicted with Asthma
and could not get anything to do m<:
any good until I got your Gooch's Mex-
ican Syrup. I took there' .ott~es an,
it cured me. I give you this ihoring
it may be the means (" sa-'ingof .si-e
one from a horriile arnid pei::anen
Yours under obli]5itio,:)s.
Rev. Thos. B. Warwich, Scott ': own,O.
Consumptives try ;t. It ci.res a
simple cough as if .by magi'-, .ad the
best remedy for w.'hooping cn'igh.
Price 25 cents.
hand trembles, ani. he spills a portion
of the contents as he tries to raise it
to his lips. How dreadfully his nerves
are shattered! Unnatural stimulants
have been applied so long, that all true
vitality seems lost.
And now the hand of his wife is
holding the cup to his lips, and he
drinks eagerly.
"Thiis s dreadful-dreadful! Where
will it end? What is to be done?"
Fanny suppresses a sob, as she thus
gives vent to her troubled feelings.
Twice, already, has her husband been
seized with the drunkard's madness;
and in the nervous prostration con-
sequent upon even a brief withdrawal
of his usual strong stimulants, she
sees the fearful precursor of another
attack of this dreadfjil and dangerous
malady. In the hope of supplying .he
needed tone, she has given him ,strong
coffee; and this, for the time, pro-
duces the effect desired. The restless-
ness is allayed, and a quiet state of
body and mind succeeds. It needs but
a suggestion to induce him to retire for
the night. After being a few minutes
in bed, sleep steals over him, and his
heavy breathing tells that he is in a
world of dreams.
And now comes a tap at the door.
"Come in," is answered.
The latch is lifted, the door swings
open, and a woman enters.
"Mrs. Slade!" The name is uttered
in a tone of surprise.
"Fanny, how are you this evening?"

M. Slade takes a chair, and sitting
by the sleeping child, gazes upon her
pale, sweet face. Now the lips of Mary
part-words are murmured-what is
she saying?
"No, no, mother; I can't go to bed
yet Father isn't home. And it's so
dark. There's no one to lead him over
the bridge. I'm not afraid! Don't-
don't cry so, mother-I'm not afraid!
Nothing will hurt me."
'I ue child's face flushes. She moans,
and throws her arms about uneasily.
Hark again!
"I wish Mr. Slade wouldn't look so
cross at me. He never did when I
went to the mill. He doesn't take me
on his knee now, and stroke my hair.
Oh dear! I wish father wouldn't go
there any more. Don't! don't, Mr.
Slade! Oh! oh! "-the ejaculation pro-
longed into a frightened cry, "My
head! my head!"
A few choking sobs are followed by
low moans; and then the child breaths
easily again. But the flush does not
leave the cheek; and when Mrs. Slade,
from whose eyes the tears come forth
drop by drop, and roll down her face,
touches it lightly ,she finds it hot with
"Has the doctor seen her today,
"N.), ma'am."
"Ho should see her at once. I will
go for him:" and Mrs. Slade starts up,
and goss out quickly from the room.
In a little while she returns with Dr.
Green. who sits down and looks at the
child for some moments. with a sober,
thoughtful face. Then he lays his fin-
gers on her pulse, and times its beat
lhy his. watch-shakes his head, and
lookl.s graver still.
r:vw long has she had fever?" he
'A!i day."
"You should have sent for me earl-
"Oh, doctor! She is not dangero"m,
I hlop e?" Mrs. Morgan looks fright-
"Sl a si(k child. midam."
"You've promised, father." The
dieamif-r is speaking again. "I'm not
well enough yet. Oh, don't go, father;
don't' There! He's gone! Well, well!
I'l try and walk there-I can sit down
and rest by the way. Oh, dear! How
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NIsa Irene Doss, a popular young
U)Cilty lady of Thomasville, is spend
Ing the holidays with friends in the
ity, and is being delightfully enter-
tained by Mrs. T. H. Humphrees.
John and James Moody, two broth-
Ms. got into a scrap in front of the
Hightower store Saturday, and the lat-
ter had a finger and thumb badly lar-
eerated by the teeth of the former.
The difficulty grew out of an old family
Mrs. R. F. Spiller, who has been
spending several days with relatives in
this city, has returned to her home in
Quincy. She was accompanied by Mrs.
A. C. Spiller, who will spend a part of
the holidays in that city.
LOST-Between the postoflice and
the Racket Store, on the night of the
23rd, a small bunch of keys. Finder
will please return to T. B. Byrd's'store
and be rewarded. MRS. P. HOUSTON.
B. E. McLin, commissioner of agri-
culture, in company with Prison Clerk
E. Ernest McLin, leave next Monday
for Holder, Fla., to check in the State
prisoners held by different lessees, and
to assign them for the next four years.
There will be nearly 950 prisoners to
Mr. Sampson Roddenberry, a succes-
ful and highly respected farmer of Wa-
kulla county, died at his home netr
Sopchoppy at 11 o'clock Monday nigh-.
Deceased was in his 86th year, and had
been sick for nearly six months, so his
death was not unexpected. Under-
taker Duncan sent a casket to Sop-
choppy Tuesday night, and the r.emainz-
were buried at 11 o'clock a. m., Christ-
mas day.
A serious wreck was narrowly avert-
ea on the C. T. & G. railroad Tuesday.
As the passenger train from Carrabellc
was approaching Ashmore it struck a
cow standing on the track. The loce-
motive was derailed and ran nearly
two hundred yards before being stop-
ped. Fortunately none of the coach-s
left the track, and the train came tdk
stop just as it reached the station.
Quite a crowd of passengers were on
board, and it. is providential that a
more serious accident did not occur.
Circumstances over which he had no
control prevented the high-diver from
making his dives this week. The lad-
der was up and the trame for the tank
in position ready for the first dive at
3:30 on Christmas day. But "the best
laid plans of mice and men gang aft
aglee." Christmas morning a hack
driver ran into out of the guy lines.
The ladder was thrown down and
broken into three or four pieces, and
the dive was necessarily -declared off.
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"All well-all

of fun".


That is the regular

report from the monkey cage
of Barnum's Circus ever since
the keepers began dosing the
monkeys with Scott's Emul-
- sion. Consumption was carry-

ing off two thirds of


every year and the circus had
to buy new ones.
One day a keeper accident-
ally broke a bottle of Scott's
Emulsion near the monkey
cage aild the monkeys eagerly
lapped it up from the floor.
This suggested the idea that it
mignt do them good. Since
then the monkeys have received
regular doses and the keepers
report very few deaths from


Of course. it'-

cheaper to buy Scott's Emul-
sion than new monkeys-Nar -.
that suits the circus men.
Consumption in monkeys
and in man is the same disease.

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A foreign negro ,unable to speak
English, got into trouble and was
landed ip the county jail Chrfstmas
He had n working for the Turk
who ru. the hoochee-coochee tent
The neg o is an anarchist, and took a
notion t at it was time to kill some-
body. a
Approqhing the proprietor of the
tent, tile negro informed that indivi i-
ual that le had been appointed to kidl
him and ais wife. With this he made
a slash at the man's wife with a knife.
The Turk rushed to her assistance and
grappled with the negro.
Chief yraswell was notified of the
trouble Mad arrested the negro, who
was takfa to the county jail on a
charge ot assault and battery with in-
tent to !i1.
During the recent cold spell Mr. L C.
Yaeger employed a strange white man
giving hb name as Brown to assist
him in the plumbing business. On
Christmai day Brown was sent to the
Leon hottl to do some repairing. He
was worljng in a room occupied by a
commercial tourist, and desiring to lay
in a supply of clothing, went through a
trunk. A number of articles were
stolen. I.tst night the police went
down to tpe depot on a search for the
thief, andy found him, waiting for an
out-going., train. The man had on a
suit of th,' drummer's clothes, but de-
nies having stolen them. He was taken
to the county jail. and will probably
serve the state of Florida for a time.
Louise, ,infant daughter of Walter
and Kati4 Wilson, died on the 23rd
instant. 'e tender our heartfelt sym-
Mrs. FeIctel, the mother of our most
worthy tai:-assessor, (lied on the 24th
instant. To the bereaved family we
tender ourn sorrow at their affliction.
Mrs. RiRtildo Van Brunt is very sick
at her hosie near here. We wish her
a speedy recovery.
Mr. and. Mrs. Charles Dickey, of
Cairo, visited Mr. and Mrs. G. T. Brown
during the Christmas holidays.
Miss Bebie Brown is at home after
completing. ner school term at Maige
school house.
Dr. Edward bSrickland is at home to
spend the Christmas time with his par-
Mr. Ed. ,lavender and Roy Roberts
and Misses, Octavia and Pauline Laven-
der and 1MAss Ferrell, of Tallahassee,
are visiting Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Strick-
land. -
A Christjnas tree was given at the
Dickey school house for the benefit of
the school,taught there by Mr. J. L.
Cook. They were entertained with
sweet music( and interesting recitations,
the childre i were amply remembered
by Santa Cdtus. and a pleasant time ex-
perienced l y all.
Mrs. Bealte also gave a Christmas
tree at her pome on the Lake.
A very pleasant Christmas party was
given at tbi home of Mr. and Mrs. G.
T. Brown at which there were present
more than itwenty-five persons. They
had music.' games, etc., and enjoyed
themselves to the full.
Mr. C. Parairo has moved from our
neighborhood to Mr. Joseph Everett's
plantation, aboot six miles from
Groovervill Ga.
Mr. .Alexe Blair will not move to
our vicinity as we stated last week,
but has moted to Mr. Tom Annlwhite's

MaI Mamie Snipe, the Tallahassee-
an's gted Cnaires correspondent, is in
the cif today. She is iccompwnied by
her cdesin, a Mr. Snipe of Schley coun-
ty, G .
The! Union Christian Endeavor So-
ciety till held the regular prayer meet-
ing al the Presbyterian Church at a
quarter before four o'clock Sunday af-
terno4, December 29. The leader is
Mrs. 1. V. Knott, with the subject,
"Numbering Our Days." All visitors
will b; cordially welcome.
Given iby Mr. and Mrs. Sweeting in
4r nor of tne Misses Rogero.
Mr. -and Mrs. H. N. Sweeting enter-
tained* a large number of friends at
their home on Adams street Wednes-
day night, in honor of the Misses
Roger*, of Jacksonville, who are visit-
ing MIs Cassie Sweeting..
Gam's and other amusements were
indulged in, after which delicious re-
freshntents were served. The evening
was giyen over entirely to enjoyment.
and th6 guests were well pleased with
the ho'itality of Mr. and Mrs. Sweet-
ing. Those present spent a very. pleas-
ant evetiing, pronouncing the occasion
one of the most enjoyable of the sea-
Delightful Social Event in Honor of
Miss Chittenden.
The ;reception and entertainment
given a the Leon hotel last night by
Mr. an Mrs. S. D. Chittendea, -in
honor (I their daughter, Miss Gussie,
was ona of the "swellest" events ever
held at tie Leon.
I ie pprlor was handsomely decorat-
ed for toe occasion, and the gathering
of populr and well known people was
extremely large. An elegant and sump-
tuous r nast was spread, to which the
guests dtd ample justice. Beginning at
9 o'clock dancing was indulged in, and
all spenf a pleasant evening.
Miss Qlittenden, in whose honor the
entertain ment was given, has been -t-
tending schooll up in Georgia, where
she wasa a great favorite.
Turkish Negro Gets Bloodthirsty and
; -is Run In.

F. C. Corsets

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We have
I.,L them in all
I'- styles and
Shapes to fit
every figure,
t and every
-L corctissold
undcr this
mo*st liberal
Sw arrant-,
'- "Money re-
...A. funded after
Io '; A t four weeks'
trial if corset is afe
not satisfactor-. ".

Look for this
Trade MarKhon
inside of corset
and on box.

S o l e M a h e r 9
I a la m azoo, Mich.

Tallahamee, Fla.


Museum, Menagerie and
Trained Animal

Show on Earth.
Now touring their Tenth Consecutive
Season of continuous success, and pre-
sent to their million patrons an aggre-
gation that is in all essential features
absolutely new from beginning to end.
Is as superb in quality as immeasur-
able in quantity. The only big show to
reduce the price of admission.

December 30


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European Menagerie, Roman Hippo-
drome Sports.
Arabian Caravan, Spectacular Pag-
eants and Trans-Pacilic Wild Beast
Exhibit, presenting more new exclusive
features than all other shows combin-
ed. One of the leading amusement en-
terprises of America. Sun Brothers'
Big Show of the World.


Street Parade

Educational Department.

If the twentieth century has brought
unmeasured opportunities for the
young and rising generation, it has
brought us also tremendous and awful
responsibility. What shall we do for
our children is an infinitely graver
question than what we shall do for
our lands, our forests, our mines, or
for our water power. There are men
in Georgia who are spending fifteen
hundred dollars a year on a three-year-
old colt to develop power of muscle
and speed of limb that the colt may win
a prize on the world's great derby.
Other men are paying a hundred dol-
lars a" season to have pointer dogs in-
telligently trained. If colts and pointer
dogs demand intelligent treatment in
order to secure prize-winning speed on
the race track and reliable pointing of
birds in the field of sport, the legisla-
ture may be sure of it that the intelli-
gent handling of children now is re-
quired in order to maxe men and wo-
men who can stand up and be counted
in the fierce competition for the prizes
of human life. The highest premiums
this world is paying today-are awarded
to men and women with full, well-
rounded and highly developed brain
If experts are required for intelli-
gent training of colts and dogs, surely
it must be true that experts are ne(e--
The Best Prescription for Malaria
Chills and Fever is a bottle of GROVE' TASTF-
LESS C'HILL TONIc. It is simply iron and quinine
a a tasteless form. No cure, No pay. Price 5.)c.

IThi Worli o Mo'

And the enterprising druggist
mu-t cater to the wants of h-s
customeDr. In other words,
he must move with the world
or get hopelessly left. Balk-
c-o:mi's Drug Store prides itself
(,n the purity of the .... ..




. n-I Druggist' s Sundries ear-
ried in stock. Everything is
the purest and best that money
can buy, and this should be
taken nto con-ideration when
you have a prescription. hlie
ii:'e of ...............




Is too precious to be risked on
impure, unreliable drugs. We
make a specialty of com-
pounding prescriptions, and
exercise great care in weigh-
ing the ingredients, so that
the results will be just as the
doctor anticipated.






Balkcom's Drug Store

The Hunting Season

Is here, and hunters can find
a full line of Guns, Revolvers,
Knives, Cartridges and Sport-
ing Goods at our store.

carry a
line of
and are
, for

Hardware, Stoves
H',ate-, Ianc s, and all kinds
of Cooking Utenssil. Get a Wil
son Heater for your bath room.
By its u-e you .::r made comior-
t:ille, andi the danger from sick-
ness entirely removed.

Iilmore 5 D 6 is Co.

Opening of

SPattern Hats, :

1 Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1901

4. 4.

essary for the skillful training of the
children. Experts are people who
know and who know tnat they know.
The skillful and reliable physician is
the man who knows what to do with
the most desperate case. 'he skillful
teacher is likewise the man or woman
who knows what to do with the most
desperate boy. or girl. Years of time
and lives of patience and world's of
skill and the whole history of art are
necessary now to re eem and save one
child. If a thousand-fold in value is
added to the head of a horse or dog
while they are correctly trained during
the formative years of horse and dog
life. ten thousand-fold of value can be
added to the life of a child when it is
properly trained during the formative
years of its life.
Oh, if our legislature could only
realize it, if as the direct representa-
tives of the people, the members could
only be made to feel it, that the best
money that Georgia can spend for the
next twenty-five years is the money
that she will spend for the' developing
of brain power and character in her
We can't develop brain power and
character unless we have teachers of
brain power ana character. We can't
secure these teachers unless we put our
hands in our pockets and pay for them.

EV FRAL o01 the io-i prominent residences in
L- the city-on Calhoun and Clinton streets-
unsurpassed for business convenience or sociall
surroilunings. such as are not on the market for
a lifetime. For terms apply early, if you want
10buI. W. W. )lc-GBIF.
'ult SALE CIlt.AP--t-ElHT I-
terest in the Long Grove Lota.
Sept. 14, 1898. R. MUNRO.
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S Tallahassee, Fla., Nov. 15, 1901.

*&Ass%.t& t~tt::ttt -tati l:ls t-4i4A1:

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34's 4:


I Say! I Keep Everything
0 Usually sold in a first-class General Merchandise Store, anl
- my stock is all fresh and good-none of your old, shop-worn
. stuff, but everything strictly up-to-date. In . .

: Dry Coods, Clothing, Boots. Shoes

,- Dr d C.othi ,. B o t ...-P
0. I can't be beat. If you want something btflish and ,god,
. give me a call. Then, if you are after . .

: Staple and -- Fancy Groceries.
4 Hardware, Family Drugs, Notions or anything needed in the
4 best regulated family, just see me, because I sell it for less
4 than the other fellow.

41. Am also Wholesale Dealer in Florida
40 Syrup, the best on the market.
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The Cypress Lumber Co., I



Cypress Shingles,. Doors, Sash and Blinds,

Mouldings and Interior finish of all descriptions.
We are prepared to fill orders on short notice.
Write for prices.

Cypress Tanks and Vats a Specialty.




Serviceable Shoes, comfortable shoes,
low priced shoes, the kind that will' fit
every pocket book, as well as every
foot. Children's shoes from 25 cents
to $1.50. Ladies' shoes from 75 cents
to $2.50. Men's shoes from *1.00 to
$3.00. I make low priced shoes a
specialty, and guarantee satisfaction.
My prices are money savers.


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The Peoples' Grocery
0 (On Jefferson street. second door from fish mArke;)
CHAS. F. COGSWELL, Proprietor.

S Our store is up-to-date in every particular. We are daily reeei vin-
our fall stock, and are in In i wivth prices that will make goods go.
We carry a Complete Line of
S Henz's Products. Canned Goods,
Olivt and Olive Oil, Baked Beans,
,Pickils, with Tomato Sauce,
i Jams, Chow Chow. Sauer Kraut,
Jelli, s. etc., Mixed Pickles. French Peas.
All kinds o Plain Pi,-k!es. Corn and fomatoe-,
Preserves in Pickled Onions, Okra and Tomatots,
SGlass and Tin Sweet Pickles in Bulk.
Pakal ges, ('how Chew in Bulk,
Cereals of all kinds, India Relish, .
SBuckwhat and Celery Salad,
Florida Syrup. Catsups, Sauces, etc.



Get your Christmas Fireworks from' II. L.

7 Judges of 6ood Cigar

If you cannot find our cigars
at your dealers, please call at
our office and get a smoke
free, and we will inform you
where they are on sale.

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