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7u.J2'E]D TO m :I'E-1? i mrL :mT-Il.13S- A D POLITICAL INJTUI IUTS '&F CITW =O) J 5 A BTA.TI..
GAINESVILLE. FLORIDA, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1903.
THE CURSE OF
Arguments Based On a King's
TRULY WINE IS A MOCKERY.
No Man When He Fir.t Begin.,
to Drink Expects to Become
Last Sunday being Inte.-nationpl Teui.
* perance Day, the Sund(> Schools through
Out the world studied a te.iipe.-amce les-
son take from various d(eclara, ons of
Solomon. the thi-dl King of Isra-I aidl
Sthe wisest Iua I the world ever It new
The following is so n of thlie teLchi.lts
r on the subject, as taught in last S..ila)y's
'Sunday school lessou, ansd al! of our
'readers who lid not study the lesson
should read *hbs carefully:
Wine a Mocke- This is sn e. cl
description of strong dr.nk. It ,nocl.S
every hope that springs i tz 'ie litnnani
breast, and bias's every p.ospcct of
wealth and honor. It inflicts more mn.s-
ery and loss .han war, pe;tilence, and
famine. It is an insidious evil which
operates under many ple-is, rc'sta legal
regulation, and wo.Ls pe. petual nifschbef.
"'If anything shall defeat the world's
hopes which ha'ig upon our e.-perinient
of civil and religious libeAty, it will he
that river of fi.e qhlich rolls tlh.otugh the
land dest.oy;ng the v:tal ai.- and creating
an at-mosphere of datl'i." (Ieeche..)
No man ever begin the use of liquor w iLh
the purp-se of becoumiig a a1.j ikar.1,
and no muan ever plunged at once over;
..the p.ecipice of i.t- ilpera.ne. The
thousands who are robbed and i ni..ed
and slain by st.'oig drisik eme.y Vyeir arc
the una se victi.ns of deceliioi Thlie
begin with a gias3 of w'..e probably re-
ceived from a jeweled hand, or a Iottle
of beer recouiroended as a te.iipe-ance
drink; then 'hey indulge in a ni..).iiig
toddy, and a sip be'o e diane.i; Ih. te
drinks a day, tipsy late iii tde cveitnig.
drunk at a festival, d "unik again, a If .ik-
ard without k mowing when or how. .o
property goes. btriness goes, tuibii.u.in
goes, self-respect goes, ene gy gte..; ai.I
the victim of deception s;ts pe.i'iliie-sm -II
clothed In rags, not hav.-ig d rivatiuil tl
such a fate.
Wine a bource of Woes. flee int
wine man propounds a se'les of iljicsiu,.I,
which embrace an endless li-,t of Illis.cr'"
*and misfortunes. In the or.giial "o< "
is expressed by an exclaqna.;:on: \\u'li
hath Oh? Who hath Alas?" TI soc crit
lift themselves out of woundedd spirit-
that know no healing, and express a full
ness of meaning that tips never fou.,d
expression in the artic-ilate forms ,if
speech. Woes of body, pass of dise-a.ic
goadings of outraged conscie'ice, g.aw-
Ing remorse for wasted weal-li and lost
opportunities, and torlnent.:ig -fears for
coming days. A night of debauch often
brings days and even months of privation
and pain. "The seed and the harvest,
the poison and its effec.s-deranged stoum-
ach, diseased live., excited heart fevered
brain, shortened days, an ea-ly gruve.
ieftntal woese-percept'on dulled, ment-
ory impaired, reason beclouderl, and the
guiding atarof conscience eclipsed. Moral
Wpe*--affectiojs pe. averted, ambtAlons
alsai, lifeblighted." IS-n'th.) Men who
een peaceable enough when sober are often
wcotentious and quarrelsome when drin k.
tAlcohol fires the brain, ecites the pa-.
ilons, awake.is the animal in manl, andti
"eAth off the tongue with its world of in-
quil'.y. These brawls frequently engender
pefonal encounters, recrimi'ations, and
hitter feuds. To the drunken things
guanerally are out of joint, laws are bad,
frihadaare treacherous, society ia unjust,
dinrches are hypocritical-aU b cause the
tauddled and blabbing drunkatd fails to
appirehend the tru. that the fault is in
blaielf. In his iusane folly he heaps
abuse upos his friends and curses upon
haiasuies, and pours out bhis complaint
over the exhausted purse, the neglected
work, the lost health, ahe gathering diffi-
culties. He seems to foresee his inevita-
hble doom, and sounds ".e keynote of his
own mad dirge. He has spent his money
for iat which is not bread and his labor
or that prhich astisheth not. He is
ewmded and bruised, but his scars are
asit iBasks of honor. Had he engaged in
*ar 0sepel an invader and received his
WOde I defense of hotne and native
laid. ja wOid have reason to rejoice;
bt hies wotsad a thae marksof his folly.
Xkr mamasMM pitched him from bb horse,
be!&tE (Irtemna his carage. thrust him
ay, tia t hi into a ditch,
i f Uaesa. b raiud buhis Sea, sad
iio' abl highway exposed to wind
aarkhb of his sln are
i '.adasm of mey aad redna.
t0tda4iU orf cheek and for-
tbIkk.s. at tong"p
'* ^l tof ,i, t marfc the pcaai
St ,,,iigtr infT .1:u I u s i -st iare capable I"
l s[ .i., lu 111 u l sl urt-'a 01 i .- llYv poise 1')..,
A .hiti.t i al .1.1 s, l s of .iqnor sold in a
saloon dlij.j'lo-el in tle drink alcohol ,
ar-euic. a e-,. gi~i. bitter almonds, bliod,
chalk, topperas. gvpsitaum, henibane isin.
g 1s,-,. I lime- liiilc, ig od, Untx vouliC.a,
CoiIlulu, t.'-hticCO., and va- riou. other IeiU-
A. *iug ii il n;i ful iutgreulients. Yet l.ially
ar- fj.n'ci.itc l by ri)ed i(loor They ad-
ntire thi' eaun.)y of thle bend which indi-
cutelb the strength of the drink. Its
strength i, its ulanger lien it give
the glitleli;in- Iead illid moves almooth as
hunes, it may thrill th'e nerves with ex-
|tilite s:isations, but hheneath a pleasing
exterior i: aldes a horrible death.
\ wine a 1'earful Ds:'rnyer. At the last
it liiteth like a se,-pent and atingeth like
an mulddr The brilliant colors of theser-
lpent in nowibe temper the keenness of
the iang or allay the snatrt tuf the deadly
NO DECISION ANNOUNCED.
Road Machinery Tested. But Matter
1ixpert Weelis, who was seut here last
A eek by the good roads machinery peo-.
ple for the purpose of demonstrating by
actual tests that the machinery would do
what the manufacturer claimed for It,
tried the inachine in tie presence of the
county comnmissioners and others for sev-
eral days, and much to the regret of our
good roads advocales--though not to
their surprise --no such results as had
been claimed for the machinery were ob-
We believe it is the earnest desire of
the commlssiouer's to act perfectly right
in the matter, and bad the work done by
Mr. Weeks lieen satisfactory the board
would doubtless have taken final action
in the matter at its special meeting Fri-
day. but not being satisfied with the work,
and not wishing to act without due coln-
sideration, it was decided by vote to defer
action until the December meeting.
We .-e nlot authorized to say wriat the
board will do about it, but we atle inclin-
ed to the opiniion that when tine regular
meeting in DecembeT is held the' com.
uissio.iers will unanimously decline to
accept the machluery, and if such action
is taken it is quiite probable that the old
lilan of ro.,Il building will be returned to,
aiil it as to be hoped that more Interest
Lill tbe shown, and greater efforts put
fourth Ilhan has ever yet been witnessed
ill Ji .onn v.v
Dates for Speaking.
.t the solicitation of certain of i>s
frierutib I have cunisented to give nine
ud.%, partly to politics while inspecting
.citl in bchooltl for tile lpurpose of dt-ter-
iliitiin whether or not the) are entithli
ito -i'we iid ii.i ler a leccut act. Up to
this liatme I have tnot atlendcd a political
ileetilug in ur doted viae day to politics,
.AllI w%%lie-i tle. es nine days shall have tx
pirel I proplo e to resume my public
dutities until the proper time arrives, in umy
Jiudgmenttil to begin the cauipalg'i for the
primaries of next year.
I will meet the people to discuss public
education, and politics, at the following
places and dates:
High springs, I ueslay, night, Nov. 24.
I.aCrosse, Wednesday, day, Nov. 25.
Gainesvi'le, Priday, Nov. 27.
Lake Butler, Saturday, day, Nov. 28.
My opponents all are earnestly re-
quested to meet me, equal time will be
accorded them. The searchlight of truth
will be thrown upon the Booker Wash-
ington incident and other matters mis-
representing me and circulated to my in-
Candidates forother offices can address
the audience after the candidates for
State Superintendent of l'ublic Instruc-
tion shall have spoken.
Wu. N. SHtEATS
Our contract with the Argo Portrait
Company, of Chicago, will end January
rat next. All customers holding tickets
for 915 in trade, and 63.50 for a frame,
will call and select frames between Bow
and January art. as everything will be
settled by that time, and all frames not
sold will be returned to the company.
This is to give all our customers ample
time to get pictures and select frames, so
there will be no diLDaisfaction.
O1DONALD A& SAUNDBas,
November r a--6t.
Attention Confederte Veterans.
There will be a meeting at the Court
House in Gainesville, Fla., Monday Nov.
30th, 1903, at s:3o o'clock ia the evtenig.
All members o 'Sonewall Camp," No.
1438, United Confederate Veteans, are
requested to attend promptly.
Josls C. McGaEW,
Nov. fart, r903.
Ktel~ittr wherete fs5,ek Ae-
d1 us5I^ e I (sqse
Executive Committee So Declared
MR. CHEEVES RECOMMENDED.
Several Applicants for the Po-
sition Cheeves Won Out
On Third Ballot.
Iuursuant to call of the chi. nian, D)r.
J. P. McKinstry, Jr., the County Demo-
cratic executive Committee mnet at the
court house Saturday at ia:.o Prise.ft,
J. F. McKii.stry, Jr., chairman; T. M.
Venable, J. A. Roshorough, C. V, Mc-
Queen, W. M. Hlitch, J. N. Craig, 11. aM.
Baker, J. 1". Deshia, F,. A. O)s.een. L. II.
Hall. J L Townsend, J. II. Osteen, W.
A. Strickland, J. li. Turner. Secretary
Gibbons being absent J. N. Craig was
made secretary pro teni.
A notion to appoint a committee to iu-
vestigate the whereabouts and condition
of the registration books, and to ascer-
tain whether or not it was thought that
Registration Officer G. M. Weinges, who
had lIft the State intended to return was
carried. and thq chair appointed Conmmnift
teemen Venable, McQueen and Rosbor.
ough. During the investigations of the
committee a committee on rules were ap-
pbinted as follows: Blitch, Roshborough,
Stricklatid, Hall and Townsend.
The Investigation committee reported
that they found .he books being taken
"care of by Mr. S. II. Weinges, that from
the best Information they could secure
the registration officer did not intend to
return to the State, and recommended
that the office be declared vacant.
The report was adopted, and a mno.iou
to reconimueud a person for appointment
to the vacancy was offered and carried.
There were several applications for the
recommendation, and on the third ballot
Deputy Sheriff Sydney Cheeves was
elected, and Governor Jennings was
asked to appoint him. The coman.itee
then adjourned subject to the call of the
POLITICS AND POLITICS.
Stockton, Jennlng, lHolloway,Sheats,
Barra and Others. ..
During the past week, Alachua county
has bet-n tue storm cente.- of poli.ics as
far as the sp;raunts for Sate Suuprintenu
dent of Public I.In.inction is concerned.
Mts s s Hliohlwny anid Sheats have spoke
at( several points in .le county. including
Waldo, Ilawh1orni. Micanopy, and New-
ber;y, and to.aigit they will speak' at
High Springs. O.he." candidates have
bee i at the mee:.Ings and addressed the
people, but Hoiloway a.nd Sheats- have
been the p.itcipal attraction. Sheets
has been expla;.ing the Booker Wash-
ington affair and otherwise defending
himself, while Holloway has.been ably
defending blimself in Ihe matter and
airing other blunders made by Sheats.
We have not attended any of the meet-
ings, but f.-om what we hear it seems
that Holloway seems to have Sheats some.-
In other sections of the State the Stock-
ton-Jeanings campaign has attracted
muqch attention. Slace Jenning% attacked
Stockton at Tampa recently, Mr. Stock-
ton has been pouring h sh ot into the
Governor in great and good shape. lie
has show up the Goveraor's actions in
signing the "Flagler Divorce Bill" and
mane:i that is giving the the Governor
no little amount of worry and vexation
of spirit. The debates have beev veuy
warm and it is eveywhe.e admitted that
the Governor is getting the worst of it.
tven his friends admit that he made a
grays mistake when he drew upon
himself the fire frnn Stockton's guns.
Hons. James K. Broome, James E. Al-
exander, Frank Clark and others, have
been attending some of the recent meet-
Ings and making some pleasing speeches.
The friends of iSenator Bsoome say he is
rapidly gaining strength all over the
State. He will attend the Sheets-Holo-
way meeting at High. Springs tonight
and in this city F. iday.
HON. J. hi BAas.
lIon. J. M. Basis, leading eandidatec for
Congress In the Second Dist.tct, I' t r-
five i Oaiuesdlle via the Seaboard Air
Line a ot a today, and will proceed to
High Spetage this afternoon to partid-
pat a nite political umeeing there to-
olghL Hi w i also be at. Wh meialag
bern flfd; sad tUeewho wi* to bear
hIs clau all p iir tued g-hotld attend
ran F-a.. 0a M0 y 13$INSL ter
Those Bradford Killings. f OPERA HOUSE
From the best information obtainable1 TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1,
it appears that the killing of Deputy -THE GREAT-
Sheriff heury 0. Richard by the Bennett BARLOW MINSTRELS.
brothers, at Lawtey, last Thursday, must
have heen murder pulie an) sanple; lbut J. A. Coburn, Mgr. & Owner
th.'ee of the Bennett brothers, who are in 35 1lhite nAtists 35
IDnvalcountyjail for the killing, s.y it u n tB iI
was in selfodefeuse. i Gratid opening spectacle entitled
The sported killing of Acting Cit-, ."A Reception to the Royal Cecill-
Marshall Jones by Jerry Wills, at S.arke, ian Couirtiers." A beautiful es-
last Friday, seems to have been a cold- semble production, presenting the
blooded ajfair, but we now hear that .be entire comnpatty. Positively every-
verdict ft the coroner's jury was that thilg new this season. "Peerless
Jones was killed by a party to the Jury Barlow Hussar Band" in noonday
unknown. concert allid parade.
To the Voters of Alachua County :
I hereby announce myself a candidate
for the office of Sheriff, subject to the
action of the next )enocratic primary.
If-elected, I proluae to discharge the
duties of the office to the very best of myV
ability, and I solicit the suppolxrt of all
Voters at the polls.
W. C IlAtifrt..
Try Fagan's market for best meats.
Mrs. Reed of Montbrook was shopping
in the city yesterday.
M. IL. Moore, the Rochelle naval stores
man, was in the city Friday.
Howe's Great London Shows will ex-
hibit in Gainesville December 2.
F. M. Ramsey was in the city Saturday
from his home at Wacahoota.
J. F. Whetaton, of Mixesville, spent
several days in the city last week.
lion. P. M. Colson vialted points in
Levy county last week on business.
S. T. Prescott of Alachus attended the
Adventists conference here last week.
Capt. N. A. Callison of Henuington,
was transacting business here Saturday.
Attorney W. S. Broome visited High
Springs on professional business Friday.
II. Poleman, sawmill mian at Archer,
was transacting business here Saturday.
Mr. Beloat, a proutineut citizen of VtI
dosta, was in the city a few hours Satur-
Deputy Shetiff Sidney Cheeves visit :d
High Springs on official business Friday
Miss Mary Affleck, a popular young
liay of High Springs, was shopping in
the city Friday. '
George L. Taylor, a prominent citizen
of Palmer, was transacting business it
Rev. Those. P. Ilay and Mr. J. II. Vi-
dal attended the Presbyterian synod at
Madison last week.
Old newspapers, suitable for wrapping
pit ,oses, 15 cts. a hundred or 25 tor 5
ctas,, at TilH STAR officer
Hider Chris Matheson filled hit regu-
lar appointment at the Mikesville l'reshby-
te-ian church last Sunday.
If you want money to buy or bulld a
home, pay off mortgage, or contret fora
nrofitse investment see Movers.
Mesdames T. W. Shands and J. II. Al.-
derman have returned to the city after a
few weees stay in Atlanta.
If you have no girl Iorrow some one
else's girl anud .go to How's big show
which will exhibit here December 2.
B. P. McCall, Jr., of Fairbanks, one cf
Alachua county's leading naval stores
men, was in the city yesterday.
When you want a team that is not only
good for service, but handsome as we' ,
you should apply at Thomas' stables.
E. S. Gaulding, a prominent citizen of
Lafayette county, was in the city Friday
from his home at Hatch's Bend.
Mr. J. I. Griffin, one of Alach'ra
county's leading farmer cjtlzens, wps
transacting business here yesterday.
Col. 1. C. P. Sanchez, who has been
quite ill, is able to be out again, and I 's
friends are glad to see him on the road to
If it Is Job printing you want just send
your order to the btr. It will have
prompt attention, and work and prices
will suit you. tf
W. M. Blitch, democratic executive
committeeman from the LaCrosse dhi-
trict was here attending the committee
The Bowie, T*nas, Press ays: "Howe's
Great London Shows was clean and good
throughout." The shows will exhibit In
Gainlesville December a.
Dr. J. Harrison Hodges was confined to
his room with fever several days lat
week. but his many friends are pleased to
see him out again.
Giddings' Hair Grower does the work,
For Sale by Dr. S. B. oiddings, oainea.
ville, and the Poetoice Drug Store and J.
A. Stephens, High Springs, Pla,.
Mrs. J. W. Hudseo of Madison, WIs.,
who owes a pleasant winter home ti
Notlh OGineevall, has arrived to apr'd
the winter here.
as, P. 0. D l w' *,
ot *ftksMs ioS ld p .l wasted.
Mir .j1.Ti it* as tabena lt at her
home ta t*e .ekwal aj, sed fer
riajli b ,s a iawfll et be eel.
aB r'fI~l<|l -i i*
Prices 25c., 50o., and 75o.
Reserved Seats on Sale at
MILLER & AVERA'S.
Ii-punty Sheriff urigate, of Alachua,
brought tIo Ihi city Saturday one Will
llarrul., rol 1ho lial Iben sen sent up.by
Justice Itell of .A11htuii, for ninety days
Tlie press of Ie lie cotiitry spek in the
highest terms of Ilowe's (.rent London
Shows, which will exhililt t I aniinesille
)eceeniber J. See display ml elsewhere in
Bring us your cotton, and price our
goods. If von can do better elsewhere
than with uas, no harm done, but give us
a trial. 0. W. iasterlinti t 'o., High
Mr. J. 1, Townsend, a prominent cit-
zen of Rex, andil democratic executive
comutitteenaniR fiom that p.-Ccinct. was
here attending a meeting of the commit-
[lave you tried Giddings' flair Grower?
Others have tried it and pronounced it
good. For sale at 2. Ii. Giddings' Drug
Store, Gailneavllle, and l'oatoffice Drug
Store and J. A Stephens, Hligh Springs
Deputy Sheriff Sydney Cheevea brought
to this city Friday W. I.. Bloone. who is
charged with interfering with officers in
the discharge of their ditty at Williford.
lie gave bondl to await the action of the
grand jury anil was discharged.
If you want horse:i, initles, wagott,
buggies, ca..iages, harness. whips, lap
roles, or anything else usually kept for
sale at a first-class livery, feed and sale
stable, yon slhoihld call on W. R. Thuonii,
G;ainens ille, Fla.
Dr. W. It. Sibley has returned frouit
Iague, where he has frequent profes-
sinal calls. Mr. M. llaltinwanger and
a child of Mr. J. T. Landers are two of
the Doctor'a fever patient in that section,
ani under hiskillful care they are doing
Good, seiviceable plated ware interests
the majority of housekeepers. lven those
who can afford sterling, prefer heavy
plated ware fo' every-day use. The
most inviting stock is fonutd in our Jewel-
ry depaltnient. I,. C. Smith.
lion. Ilrank Clark nad Joines K. Alex.
ander, c.aidildaites fo;- congress speilt
I'. day n.glht ill tile city. They calise
here from Micainpy where ojine of ithe
candidates spoke Il'.day, and from here
thty went to Ne be.. y, where they spoke
Those "I..nox" shoes, for children, at
Smith's Shoe Depa.,.nient, have you seen
then? If not, comeni in, and see the finest
line of children's shoes in the city. We
can also furnish you with ladies' and
means' shoes at prices as low aa Lthe low-
cat. 1.. C. Smith.
T. M. Venable, Kanapaha; J. A. Ros-
borough, Wi.tdsor; C. V. McQueen. Lex-
ington; W. M. lllitch, Santa l'e; J. N.
Craig, Micanopy; J. I,. Townsend, Rex;
J. M. Turne.', Island u(rove, and W. A.
Htrickland, Paradise, were among the
county democratic executive committee-
men, woo were here at the committed
Giddens' Unparalleled Hair Grower
is all that Its name implies, It cures
dandruff stops falling hair and produces
new hair. It is an excellent hair dhsser,
For sale at'8. B. Gldding'I Drug Wore;
oaineavtlles and the Postoffice Drug Store
and J. A. tephens, High Bprings.
The wood house msa a quantity of stove
wood belo.iging to Robert lIup.ee, in
South Eiast GalnesT.ile was consumed by
fire Friday night. An alarm was :u.-ued
in ad the firemen responded promptly
but the fire was out.'de of the water lim-
its and they could only assist others in
protecting other p.'operty by means of
buckets and pumps. The people in that
section feel that they are not geilng the
fire and water benefits which they de-
werve. They complain, also, of neglected
The Duringo, Colo., Democrat, in
speaking of Howe's Gret London showN,
which will exhibit In Gainesville Decem-
ber a, said: "Howe's Show wa clean and
good, showed more than they asvetiatd
and pleased all whso attended. Now
what guore can be sadf They are good.
people, have a good show and merit all
that comns their wa."
Your Chlokens, Eggs.
Vegetables, and in fact all
kinde of Country Pro-
*. A Y 1Z
W e Have a.e o
In Stock, and are constantly vev-
ti' ing "up-to-date" Shoes for M
.Women and Children, at poplar
prices and of the best makes,
| We call
Particular attention to the Ladies
"Brockport" and Mens "All Amer-
ica" and "Walk Over" grades.
SJ. D. Matheson,
S hoe08 and Leatlher ope. taing Vl8, Fl.
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COMMbd'3 PON SO"r
J. F1. Mason,
Confectionery and Stationery,
News Stand in Connection,
SJ B Douglas,
Dealer in Heavy and
Fancy Groceries, Bacon,
Lard, Butter, Flour, Meal,
Grits, Rice, Coffee, Sugar,
Canned Goods, and in
fact everything in the
Hay and Grain
Prices low as the low-
est, and weights, measure,
and quality guaranteed.
I have recently opened
S up at a new stand, and
wish all of my old cus-
tomers and new ones to
call, see and buy.
J. B. Douglas,
122- West Main St.,
Next Door to 8. J. Thbius.
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The Only Big S13
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Drawn Up and Signed by
Hay and Bunau-VarTa.
V- eWenlon is Much simpler "Thatl he-
S efunot May-Herran Treaty-Ab-
QIaUtse Severelgnty is Award-
;-1 ed UnOle Sam.
V 'A WIashngton special sayE: See-
tary Hay and M. Phillipo Bunau Va-
5.l, the minister from Panama, at
:,' 4" 9 o'clock Wednesday evenlg sgn-)
the Hay.Banau-VarUla treaty, pro-.
'vding for the construction of o .he
ftpamsa canal y the 'UnStid, Bt.
The cor&mouk pcprred Ip l rceta y
Hay's stny, ibe Pamadw' M tAiter
arrived at Mr. Ray's y house proimp ly
at 6 o'clock, having made appointment
with the secretary for a conference'at
that hour. He was surprised to Afnd
that .ha secretary had before him the
tret .ugroaseqq I duplidate. The sec-
gretary tuormet M. Bunau-Varilla that
e was vea rsp sign the treaty. The
-"'. MIRiLOter read the document carefully,
ma '" d dth he a rnd arqtary biay at-
ta lhed bel ahae a te It.
hearty congratulations were ex-
; _h ,,ed1 0 It .*A* agreed that the
"" lr ofr thB sak Ig g of the treaty
tiUd hbe kept from t(e public for
m'ga*ai, advise of the signing of
ef-ld't4 demast" h' i '*flildtbr Bunab-
.-.. ?aril seat a confidential cablegram
"] his government, stating that the
4TUrsar'y and the minister re-
s. eud to comment on the corer o.
!n Th Gia l o IU amlWoU Oqt L
head i.s thet tjh) .y
"tAMabAh the treaty has not been
1 14a0de uhble. the Assojtpd P I,
Sll.al nd to five the asblthnofd of lbs
,: t It, It ossilts ot between
m I- 't*Wlnty-nv* article,
Panama cedes to the United
whatever lands throughout thd
i'9PUbile of ,P namM thlea government
/ hs find desirable ia connection. with
th b lalU pg taenal, In addlt"le
gS Iseluta sverelgnty over the canal
#tlp, wtlleo, It Is understood, com.
hetweept bas ht san' ten mllet' O
( eh aside of the canal. Within this
I. th the pohwr of the United Statot
i. l Ij~a4 Setlas if the sone-were parl
;' a Iroel of this country. In genera
it may be sald that while the nev
treaty contains many of the provisions
A4 Ohak, lo4e'a 9tgV-iTh*a t 04iiaty 1
X." XM1S JYE-DOl -yEo spirit, but the let
Str of the Spooner act.
Thus, nstiad of the lease for a fixet
Period of the canal strip, this new
r treaty provides for a perpetual gran
a ji the right of way to the 'United
.Statoe~ and Instead of a complicate,
pl'vlsclon for courts of mixed compc
.ltoi-tait Aipo'ma.'a" h" I Cc
Oinblan--to as, minister Justice ove
114 1h canal stri, the new treaty pe,
Itas tthis overbment to etercso tM
i most complete) Jurisdiction thereon.
Permission li.als6 given the UnItec
States to fortify the line and the ter
Sainals, and It may police it .with
troops. That portion 'of the treaty
dealing with the fortll)cation of the
terminals ia alber general, but aum
Seently explititaSot to be mtisundr
stood. The cite of Panama snd Co
No. 1s retain thelf mbnltcpal autonomy
i under the repu lc of Panama so lont
-'as1 they maintal* pubUic o 0 r an la
,,----y eo-dltloni'to the a t|lfdelu
?' te United StAta. Failure to do tbhi
Steav the Unite States, abeording t1
U0treaty, the ght to enforce atric
I Sleadpllanee wits the wishes of thi
S.tvernament in this dirtetfon, and th
Jited ltate sa an even use force L
i'pslbe rder and' public health In these
'leatl The nmney coasiderasoflt I
the1 sae In Sxtqinew treaty as In th
JayHerran contention, with the ex
7 iUon that t $10,-.00.000 goes t
H P a Inateatot Colombia,.
ASSIGNED AKE ClARGE.
WA^vetig*tien f Camden lank.,l)h
ft Making of QnJudloloua Loans..
| Alter an lvd4Stlgatlpn Into the aI
dj, mire of the Farmners' nd Merchants
.s-lk. of Camoet, C., the trouble a
suspectede, Iointed to InSudlclou
o ;nss. A ndmeetlb, pf -ectora w
held Wednesday irn-ing, ht hch 1I
was decided to make, an asslgnmen
S all the property, securities and credo
cOf the bank to M. 8. Vaux and At I
A dead af assignment was execute
M moe anUd the aqslgnees have asI
e4 charge oft the bank's affalraL
l* *B A Postmaster General's
Inv"i ays .-ed
vestgation is be-
Ot charges Involving the ,of
Ai AATr toat Postmaster
Inm Iooieton with
.t Ix ta r. ,
W L SAI alMA.
S gad ;oW
THE SEABOARD IS SAVED. I
R1ad Has Not Beon eilorn of Absolute
Independenee as Piublaead-NC
staunch a11 er06. .
A Now Yorka .speclfA sa: Blalr
- & o, Thomus F. RyM and T. Jeffer
seaS .o g, r.. have a, r0. to 10oA
the Seaboard Airt Le ralWsa thts
amount oat money diae.. A e-MiMaW,
by the ociflcO f Ithaow *5 pe1
off Its floating debt tl oplete
the "I3r1 M I on.
In P upderrttandlnm.
all -in In the proper-
ty r following directors
.t. d t a meeting Wed-
S Williams, Richmond,
YT',4 tnWtas P. Ryan. New York;
I'jMfI A. Blair, New York; J. William
aIladendorf, Baltimore; B. Davies,
i'Wtifleld, Baltimore; James IP. Dooley,
,ichmond; C. Sidney Shepard, New
*Frven; J. M. Barr, Norfolk, Va.; gr-
nest Thalmana. New York;. B. F. Yoak.
urn, New York; H. Olay Plerde, SL
Louis; Oakleigh Thorpe, New York;
Norn an R. Ream, Chicago, T. Jeffer-
son.Ooolidge. Jr., Boston, and Nathan-
iel Thayer, Boston.
The Seaboard Air Line wift continue
to be operated entirely as an Independ-
ent line. President John Skelton Wil-
liams, of the Seaboard Air Line, said
after the meeting: %
"The proposition made by S. Davlea
WAWel4.d, preollent of the Continental
Trust Compani, of Baltisnoe, on be-
half of Thomas F. Ryan, Blair & Co..
and the Old Colony, TrUst Company,
of Boston, has been unanimously ac-
septed and has resulted in the elec-
tion of a board of directors sataifac-
tory to all the Interests -bncerned.
Tbe entrapse lpto tl 4 amqWlnent of
the company of Mr. Ryan, BaIdr & Co.
and the Qld Colony Trust Company, In
conj Aot1n with Ladenburg, Thai.
mane & Co., and Thetr 'associates,
Sm*11 a dew *a StoBeboard affairs,
and -will place this eomnpany 1 han ean
Sviable Vosltton. both as to mnanci4l
Sbp-pb t and able and vigorous diree-
"In connection wit the nagbtlatlons
leading up to the successful oonclusieou
reacbh d today, Mr, Warfleii he9 played
a 1mt' tImPartant part. It was Mr.
Warfield who first saw Mr. Ryan, on.
' -Urly without my knowledge, and who
; tfit5awds bitahmt Tr., tysand my.
Self into negotiations with the success
ful result which has Just been asccm
plUshed. MV. Warleld has performed
a great service to the city of alU.,\
more and the south, and I am glad
s that he will take hit bid llaee on our
t board of directors, our executive corn
Smittee and on the voting trust.
r "The financial arrangements which
s tShe aboard Afr'Line tftlWay ns juet
t perfected provtl anilg other things
Sto thd mtubunt, required by the com-
Spany to fully complete its line from
Atlanta to Birmingham.
"At the time of the formation of the
" syndicate, of which Ladenburg, Thai-
t .man & Co. are manager, the Sea.
d board obligated itself to furnish out
dof its treasury, in addition .to the pro-
" ceeds of the sale of the $4,000,000
' "borilds on the Atlanta and Birmingham
r division, ap amount sufficient to com-
S.plete this extension, and thle has now
d COLOMBIA BEING DESERTED.
TWo More Statese 8eking to Align
Thtemelves with Panatma.
The state department late Wednes-
- da'y afternoon received advices that
- 'the department of CauoI and Antlo-
Y qula, of Colombia. are seeking to smp'
Sarate frg9 that government and are
" Al.16fnl-. adamliason into the Panama
e No Curprise is expressed In Wash-
O Ingiton over the report tat these do-
t p artmemts are making an effort to
p. align themselves with the republic ofl
e Panama. The two departuneant named
jaitsaos of Bolivar are the most
e rosprouo In the whole Colombilan
o territory. They contribute the great-
Ser portion of the revenues tor the fed
e eal treasury, that of Antloqula alone
* paying about one-third of the entire
OPPOSITION TO CUBAN BILL.
s. 4ra l Michigat, Texas, Call.
tlfa 'ahd Colerado Heard from.
Th eppeltlonic to- the Cuban bill
Was 'heard In the house and In Vigo-
.fou spedohes Wedne4day. The features
were the speeches 6f Mr. Groeves.
OV of Ohio, who opened the discusstie
Iapdvcear. -* the b:11. and of Mr.
tordney (republican), of Michigan,
who emphatically expressed his disap-
proval of the measure. Among other%
who spoke lai opposition to the bill
were Meapra. Slarroth, Colorado; Bur-
seao, Te sae aad Bell. California, demno
..crats; and Messrs. McMorran and
14oud, the 'latter two republicans
SINHUM.AN FATmER ON TRIAL.
gpr I gqr I | COhaNr e i%"kthe
i Th irik 3 w at DAVJVia.
charged lIth the murder of his three
children at ia$i1r4a-te. 1 S... sever-
at wlEke a o,'wad ehaler ii the supe.
rlor court aht ahevUle Wedlektday. iW,
SapeetatlwO rp v .a a-d1,. "iLtWe
rom which to select the Jury. The
atea of the defense will be bnulanty.
BOLL WEEVIL 1.N MAILS,
stma"*IvieIft Saelse ASt-
And Fifteen Injured In Fright-
Sful Crah of Trains.
ANOTHER RAIL HORRORP
Heavy Freight Plunges into a Work
Train Crowded With Track Handas
en the Big Four Railway,
Near Peorla, IllIriols.
Thirty-one men were killed and at
least fifteen Idjured In a head-end col,
Uslon between a wQstbound freight and
a work train on the Big Four rail-
road between Mackinaw and 'Tremont.
Illinois, at 2:45 o'clock Tlirasday after-
noon. Within a short time, the
bodies of twenty-six victims of the
wreck had been taken,'rom the muss
of debris, wh'ch was piled thirty feet
high on the tracks, while five remalr-
ed buried under a huge pile of broiken
timber, twisted and dLotorted Iron and
All the dead and most of the in
lured were members of the work
train, the cruws of both enginus having
Jumped In time to save their lives.
T-I.e collision occurred in a deep cut
at the beginning, of a sharp curve.'
nnilber Irain being visible .o Lie ricw
o. the other until until they were whit-
In flity feet. The two trains atructt
with such force that the concussion
was heard for miles around. A second
after the collision tho. bo'ler of the
woak traid exploded with torriflo force,
throwing heavy Iron bars and splinters
of wood to a distance of two hundred
List of Identified Dead.
The following Is a list of the-dead
who have been identified: Robert K'ng,
aged 43, Tremont, leaves widow an-
three children; Thomas Troy, 50, Tre-
mont, single; William Eads, 30, Tro.
mount, leaves widow and three chil-
dren; Charles E. Meyers, EO, Blooming-
ton, leaves widow and fiva children;
George Smith, 50, Bloomington, leaves
widow and three children; George Har-
mon, 88, BloomIngton, leaves widow
and four children; John Smith, Fred
Bachmas, John Shaw, Stephen Cuilor
and John Doran, the last five single
men,. -and twenty unidentified (dod
bodies mangled beyond rocoguit'ou.
Conductor John W. Judge, of Indian
apoll.s who had charge of the freight
train, received orders at Urbana to
wait at Mackinaw for the work train
which was due there at 2:40 p. m. In.
stead of this he failed to stop. Th.
engineer of the work train, George
Becker, had also received orders to
pass the freight at Mackinaw and was
on the way to that station. The world
train was perhaps five minutes late
and was running at full speed in order
to make up time.
The collision was witnessed by Itus
sell Noon, a farmer's boy, of 14 yeumi
of-age, who hastened to a nearby hsous
and telephoned to Tremonl.
The workmen had boon engag.' it
laying rails at different point alonq
the track and are residents of neigh
boring towns, andi the scenes alhout
the wreck were beyond descript lon
Wives and children of monm who wir,'
mieasing thronged around. p,.rlimg ,i
the unrecognizable forinn rnooved
from the debris. Out of thirty-tfiv
men who conslltuled tho crew of (hI
work train, only four are I vittn. ann
two of these are seriously Injurtd.
EXTENSION TO BE COMPLETED.
Election of Now Directors of Seaboard
Good Thing for the South.
The election of T. Jefforson' Cool
Idge. Jr., of Boston, as a d rector (
the Beaboard Air Line railway, and
the announcement that Mr. Coolidlg
and Mr. Thomas F. Ryan had agreed
to loan money to the Seaboard rail
road means that the Atlanta nnl Bir
mingham extension of the Seaboard I
certain to be completed, and prol)qhii
that the Soaboard Air LIne will go Inlo
the new passenger depot which Is lhe
Ing erected by the Atlanta T"rmlna
EFFORTS AT PEACE FAILED.
Chicago City Authorities and Strikers
Pall Down on Arbitration.
All efforts of Mayor Harrisun to so.
cure arbitration of the difnculiles be.
tween the Chicago City railway aind
Its strikiqg employees ailed.
This. announcement was made Thurs.
day following a series of confcren-e3
between Mayor Harrison and his men
dilation committee of aldermen and
committees representing the company
and the strikers.
Renewal of hostilities began prompt-
.ly, following the failure of the attempts
THIRD SYNOD IN FAVOR.
MlsalsaappI Presbyterlans Vote for
Merger of Colleges at Atlanta.
A speelal from Laurel, Msas.. says:
By p ore thpn two-thirds majority-64
to S--the synod of Mississippi at its
seasIon Thursday decided l'n favor of
the college consolidation scheme and
-appointed three delegatda to the Atlan
PRIEST AND PARISHIONER DUEL.
Card enmo la RteveMend' Amertments
Ws. (#yotb tIn leaver, col.,
ev. ~o % Wtpof the
p' Mout e. Cch,
another 'Jies --4y waa
fatally ve4 whfh aroe.
ver i 4h e
. OUBAN BILL PASED- =m o**.
Cream of News. e to ga b
.. .,Idrthe gourd'from the ornamentalI
ro... .Smm *r of Mo t e Approve MMae ure by i t hea.b 0 .d tOC '
,, m., --n o eVote of' 335Mto 21 an.,au onriousooutbull-dl-.mu_
Vmeorfnt ay.vot t3n. duing tMe summer. nm o at
Oth eoriao nf n ... .ern a m. my" t really th ir oman1
NrhSo folQ.AUTD fvery old black "antile
-North Georgia conference. t DISSENTERS EQUALIZEDInt e ... utraisesg ourds. bt .ot
Methodist Bplacopavl. church, south a ntefor ornamental purposes. In
opened its thirty-seIntl5 annual ----- a "every kitchen and cabin. there
slon at Grfflin Wednesday, Bisho J'. Anfaoment of the Vote Caused nre; ter gourds, soft soap gourds,
. .Key presldlng c a OnlySht bemnetnrml..-M sa....t gourds and even lard gourd. ForI
e -The government n uagatr cane an&L 'the sweetest, whitest lard I ever aw
exatrlmental station began operation not Wre Left OO ut was careful; "tried out." e oled with
at Waycross, Ga., Thurdday morning. in t colai. ; a unch of bay leaves In It and put
-The Georgia State Baptist convey. -- away Ia clean new gourds cut w the
tion convened I AtheI qhur4 A W hlns Iays: The "lid" would lft on nicely.
morning. President Nor t dn presiding house, Thursday., by rising vote ofgourd -is not appreciated as fully as Its
-The Farmers' aid Merchants' 885 to 21, passed the bill to make f.- ornamental qualities. After the beau-
of ans o Camdens. The. directors i vestt ftive .the Cqban reciprocity treaty. ty of the vines for outside ornament
gating the affairs of tie bank thouht The daslenting votes were about equal ttenton destroyed utilizig emay curiously
this cpurse was the best. They feel ly divided between republicans and topmed fruit, or the gourd&'tself, vhlch
satisfied that the asset Ad secfuritlie democrats, but there was no ,record comes In many varieties and forms.
are sufficleeat to meet all obligations. vote, ihe minority having too few And dainty gifts and Christmas tree
-Miss Rochester' postmistress t votes to order the yeas and nays. The ornaments innumerable may be made
Central, S. C., receiveI& through the democrats, under the leadership of Mr. from them.
mails, the left hand. of a woman. A Williams., sought to the last to secure For a hanging pin-cushion a straight.
druggist preserved It at the suggestion amendments to the bill In accordance smooth gourd innay lie cut and gilded.
of postoffice inspector, with the Ution of the democratic canu- Make a round pin-cushion of bright
S-The Southern railway commlislon- cue, but were defeste d steadyly., silk all around n,.d hping it with a
era, in session att Ne Orleans, e If wMr. Williams made the final effortfrll allnrbbo und. and handg it Pwith
ereInarsession at N.COrleansValde ifn roaf rbbovi bow on te l handle. if the
they had power to enforce ponldtles when he tried to havethe bill reco- frill races half.wynro he
against railroads It Would make their miltted to the ways and means com- gourd r face may e pnlte on the
rules more effective.-- mitte, with instructions to amend, other ad. ;. facemay paivte ocrlym
-The triei eol Dr. .1. V. Jay, chlirg but a point of order under the special bangs nnder the frill, or a Mother
wiTh themurder of his It. roe childr.rule providing for a vote on the, bill Hubbail face. with bands of silver
wa the ar murdvIe, N. C., several weeksldr, without any Intervening motion was hair.
at Barardsvle N. C. several wek sustained. Twn-o .r Ithree of these gourds gilhided
ago, began at Asheville Wedneaday. Mr. Cannon received the applause of miud cut In different ways, lined with
-The almehouse of Polk county, N. the democratic side when he entertatin- scrps of silk., aud hung tip with rlb-
C., destroyed by fire and four of Its ed the appal from his ruling made by bons, make pretty eateli-nih. Tin Her
five inmates perish In the flames. Mr. Williams, the speaker, saying he cIles ctubp, cut in bont fnauion ald
-The next reunion of the United preferred to err, if he erred.at all, In finished up entl t a lkeit qalnt card
Confederate Veterans will be held at giving the house the glht to express reeelve.s. antd the larger one are
Naservllle, Tenn. Its will. The appeal was tabled by a prleaves. The oldiny ones ar pretty dyd
-At Philadelphia Dr. Andrew L. strict pty vote. l eaves. The tiny ones are pretty dyed
Noldon, of New York, performe4 the The debate begun Monday was con- In maa colorsnd toglided bronzed or
operation of grafting an ear upon the tinted up to within a few minutes of paused r hrstmn, tree ornnnits.
head of a western millionaire whose the hour of 4 o'clock, the time appoint used ranging assets for light, delln
name, the surgeon says, he is under ell to take a vote on The fai palm ssg rinees avr made of gourds. The quaint
bond not to reveal. the bill. Mr. Williams made an handles add to the effect.
-The opposition to the Cuban bill arraignment of the republican policy Cute little nmnpkln rlils. or Jewel
was .eard in the house Wededy of protection. Mosall (rep.) of Ma- boxes, fuinny pin cushions., quaint
vigorous speeches. The features of msachusetts, made the closing speech work baskets and durable "Easter
ihe day.owere iespeeche of Ar. Greso- on the republican side, other speak. eggs" ftre among th- mnny desirable
venor, of Ohio, whoe ended the dMrGro- lag on that side being Hepburn, of articles that may be ensly made of
venor, o y of bOho, ho ll, nd r.e dicu- Iowa, and Watson. of Indiana. Mr. gourds. Strings of little goirdls are
sorney repubin advocacy of Mie bill, whond Broussrd (d.) of Louiana. op- appropilnte for the haby's first pinay-
Fordney, republican, of Michigan who osed the bill. and Mr. DeArmond thing. They are bright e.and smooth
spoke in opposition.(dm.) of Missouri, supported It.. and "rattle" Just enough to be anmus-
-In regard to the Indictment of Uni- The announcement of the paslage It Is not uis IInIsome parts of
ted States Benatop Dietrich, of Nebras- of the bill caused only a slight dem- the Lt for these ribbo-from oni rbat-
ka, for accepting a bri*. it devetopes ostrsUon'. t iesto er -Phandeldolphfroa ecord.ey
that United States Ditarict Attorney Mr. McClellan, mayor.elqct of New to anotilAr.-Phladelphlai Record.
Sumners wanted the lnvestigalon York, occupied the speaker's chair for WORDS OF WISDOM.
stopped, but was forced to proceed un- a brief time as chairman of the corn-
t dare orders from Attoriney Geaeral mittee of the whole house. Fool I for arguments use wngers.-
Knox. Mr. Williams, of Mississippi, an. Buller.
-The Hay-Bunau-Varilla Isthmian awering a statement on the republl-. o an any things In this life are only
c' canal treaty was signed at Washington can side, said that the democrats had good it. brag aLout.
Wednesday at the resldoence of Sec- forced the talk on this bill and refer- Indifference is the invincible giant
o retary Hay, by the secretary and Phil- red to his proposal to have the vote on of the world.-Oulda.
o Ippe Bunau-Varills, the minister from the minority amendment knd then Greatnee' of soul is not sysionymous
a Panama. vote on the bill without debate. with littleness of sense.
k -An anarchist has surrendered to Replying to Mr. Watson Mr. Willama A happy disposition Is In largely a dis-
r the Swiss police, who confesses .that said: position to make others happy.
r he had been selected to kill the presi- "Protection la a system of taxation The sign of the dollar is Ihe one most
dent of Switzerland. whereby many are robbed In order sought by this sinful generation.
- -It Is reported that two bther states that a few many be hot housed by Indiscretion and wickedness. be at
, of Colombia propose to declare (heir legislation Into artificial prosperity." known, are firnt cousins.-L'Enelos.
Independence and join themselves to Mr. Williams charged that the repub- The-e is more limit to the sefteniig
Panama. licana did not dare enter upon the tar. than the hardening 3" the 'humnn heart.
-Escaping from her attendant, Iff revision, for fear It would open the The flight of time ougit to remind
Miss Marie Louise Barnwell. a young doors to too extended a revision. Re. us of the coming of the time of our
Swo n of a prominent Cwelarle aston forring to the power of the republicans flight.
family, recently conned at a private to revise, he said theyhad a majority is unfortunate, but almost any old
, vanitarium rode horseback alone to in the house and senate and a very plaUtitude Is pretty sure to strike a
, Spartar Ga., Where shemployed at- large majority In the white house." responsive chord.
Sorneys, claiming that she employed at- He asked them if they were Peonle who mean well but are forever
Stornfalse charge of lunaty. afraid of their own common sense. Ad. doing the opposite might about as
e a talse charge ot lunacy, dressing himself to the majority, he well mean nothing nt all.
-J. W. Potter, charged with the said some of their pledges of prosper. ,'here Iq not a false step. a vice nor
I murder of Gugey Bouiquin near Sa- Ity were already collapsing. The peo. fault wieh one canot find authorized
vannah. Ga., had his .bond se at pie, he said, were beginning to find by example.-G. M. Valtour.
1.6800 Monday. that their laws were keeping In power The average woman would find it
-David '. Champlain, former may- not only monopolies, but public cheats, hard to decide whether ashe would
or of Blltn )re and calljger of Bilt- rather be observed of all observers or
d more estate, and George R. T Ten- PLEASEB COMMISSIONERS the observer of all observed.
nest, former time-keeper, have been --- "Is not marriage an open question.
Indicted for embesslement by- the Amador and Boyd Read Over New when tt i nteged, from the beginning
f grand jury of Buncombe county, Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty. of the world, that such as are In the
d North Carolina. At Washington. Thursday, the Pan institution wish to get out. and sumchb
e -Fraud on tile part of the agents ama commissioners, Dr. Amador and nes are out wish to get lu?"-Montalgue.
d of the Vanderbl.c and Oelrlohs Ipter. FPredrico Boyd, consulted Minister Bi. Do not spend all your time at your
Sests in the estate of the late Charles nau-Varina and Frank D. Pavenl. of business; take some moments to cultL.-
S,. Fair Is charged by Mrs. Nelson, New York, legal adviser to the legs- vats the better and higher side of your
u the mother of the late Mrs. Fas-i. ton. It is understood that they road life, to think about great things and
S -The Amerloan IFederation on La over the treaty signed by Hay and Bu great people.-Woman's Home Conm-
beor has endorsed Presldent Son~ars' nau.Varllla and discussed Its terms panlon.
bor has en dorsed President Gompersn rovslon in detail. It met helr -
l statement that a period of depresson hearty approval Oindea l.I tmel trhmerals.-
-Captain. Oberlin M. Carter' will,
on November 28, complete the four
years' term he was given for com-
plicity In the Savannah harbor frauds
and be released.
-'-Ban Donmingo has notified the
United States that several of the
island's ports are closed to commprere.
Despite this the Clyde lir.er Cherokeo
has sailed for these ports. The
Dominican consul at New York says
the Cherokee will be sunk ift abse tries
to enter the ports.
-Because of the indig ation die-
played by China over tae reoccupa-
tlon of Mounden, Rueala Is massing
troops in the far East.
. -Colonel K. Miller Boykin, United
States marshal under Cleveland, was
killed at Camden, S. C., Monday by
the accidental discharge of his gun
as he was climbing a lence.
-At Omaha, Neb., the United
States grand Jury has returned true
bills against United States Senator
Charles H. Dietrich and Postmaster
Jacob Fisher, of Hastlnga. Neb., charg-
ing them with bribery and conspiracy.
The senator la charged with accept-
ing a bribe of $1.800 from iFsher.
-The house of representatives be,
gan consideration of the Cuban ee*i-
procity bill Monday, a vote to be
taken at 4 o'clock Thurosay. -
-Colombia ha. addressed a protest
to the world agaast the action of the
United State lan regard tq Panama.
it is harmed that thi Comtury foment.
*d the rv0lt 01a the tathmua.
-buirtly after the death of Pred.
dnt .opkP"In, of the o Fam' a.d
g' a&ts bank if m o,. Q'..
TWO BANKS CLOSE DOORS.
One Large Institution Falls In Texas
and Another In Indiana.
The comptroller of the currency at
Washington was advised that thD In-
diana national bank, of Elkhart. Ind..
did not open for business Thursday
morning. C. H. Bosworth, national
bank examiner, has been directed to
take charge of the Institution.
The Farmers' national bank, of Hen-
rietta, Texas., has been closed by di-
rection of the comptroller of the cur-
rency. Miller Weir. national bank ex.
aminer, has been appointed temporary
FOUR PEOPLE CREMATED.
Two Men, Woman and Child Lose Life
In Burning of Home.
A dispatch from Luverne. Ala.. says:
Pobe Brooks, his wife and child-and
an unknown man, were cremated by a
fire which destroyed the Brooks rest-
dence Wednesday night.
The charred remains of the four per-
son were found Thursday morning. It
is thought no foul play was done, but
the coroner will Investigate. r
ARBITnATION it PROPOSED.
ttret Ralmwy Strieks l Cheso
Ma ". Ameaby SettledL
A Ob5 41aiatch says: Peace
bhoetidleada leekni t t ao mie-ita
eetllmat 4o the dtCM isto betwesm
the ianj rt .t Chiesge elty
raI. .p im s u a'. ^ eH st
nd"" u JSaetlii hf
My experience gained by close cou-
tact with the men In our prisons during
the last seven years had convinced me
that but a small percentage of the
80.000 now within prison walls should
be called criminals at heart. In this
statement I have been Indorsed by
wardens who have had a far longer
and more Intimate experience than 1.
and whose duty It Is to watch very
closely the actions, character and ten-
dencles of the men under their charge.
I believe that in every man's heart,
however hardened or hopeless the ex-
terior, there Is some tender spot. If one
knows rightly how to touch it, some
chord of sweetness that can be made to
vibrate to the very harmony of heaven,
amid all the Jangling discords of life.-
Mrs. Ballilngton Booth, In Leslie's
BIg Nwoee I% Favor.
In Jpan the nose is the only feature
which attracts attention. The nose de-
termines the beauty or ugliness of the
face. according as It is big or small.
Thla Is probably due to the fact that
difference In noses constitute about the
only distinction between one Japanese
face and another. The eyes are in-
variably black, the cheek bones high,
and the chin receding. In Japan a lady
who has a huge proboecis is always a
great beauty and a reigning belle.
There are few large noses among the
natives, and lucky is he or she upon
whom Nature lavishes one. In all Jap-
anese patreas rpiersetlag the suDppo.
edly beautiful woman, the artist in-
variably Improves on Nature by depict-
ag this feature as abnormally deval.
The Bmulan GOes eat haes ane-
tAete f deWall t m et o nearlyM.
Waftfofeta bCl ite ha iWeo eNoa
Strait. St Jsd*ksWe Zt wRI he sbee
The mowt ,d.0*4pT e5ia0 thsat ever
oeurrea betwa a' .*hoeual cithem
aad I aolo1y of r#4 at ia abhl.rt to
be realsd. taduitry am4&dM 1-
veraea oe ti -rad silk Istpo W
and bhis effortt are ofttea direatea
against the moat obamttfto nterpri,
yet are genegrly crowned with su,
coas. ,t has been frequeary lhinta
that If the red ants la this valley bad
been meni aind the womuft had been re
ants the Tonto dam would liars been
built years ago.
This particular etony of red ants
decided that It wanted to do buelams
on a lively tboroukhfta.. an It aelietut
one of the prlncipal stre et of the oa
and settled sader q Pemgent sidewalk.
When the summer sa^sou came along
better ventilation was desired. so with.
out loss of time, the whole colony aft
to work. and in a few days had a hole
bored up through the sidewalk, the
ant engineers having clUoteu a thilu
place between the cement blocks.
Then came the man's turn, for a red
nut hill is not n pleasing sight nor a
matter of utility on cement saldewalk.
The mau thought there must have
been a break I- the walk, else the ants
would not have been able to get
through. So be got some putty. and
stopped up the hole. It took the ants
just twenty-four hours to carry away
the putty. Fearful that they had got
niext to him and went to work on the
putty before It got dry, he decided to
get something with quicker action, so
lie secured a quantity of cement a1i
again stopped the hole. This held them
two or three days, but they gnawed
through agani, about the time be begas
to call the attention of his friends to
his supposed victory. He next trio4
plaster of paris. and after that solder.
but with similar results In both eases.
T'lic lie resorted to the prmalUrve
method of drowning them out. e
knew thaint nobody else ever suceas-
fully drowned out an ant hill. but he
thought It was the scarcity of water Ir
this valley. lie could surely drown the
Insects if hoe used water enough, for
the water cure fixes even a FPlpine.
As he had plenty of time on hin banda
he spent the next few days carrying
water and running it thr0ougrh a fun-
nel Into the ant hole. Finally the tu.
sects began to subside, aud be thought
be was making progress. when he
made the discovery that the cellar
under the house wsa full of water.
Then he stopped pouring water for s
while to let the cellar dry. When thel
water in the cellar began to go dower
the ants would begin to come out
again. After n few days spuet tn exr
perlment lie found that by ouantl n
the ants on the sidewalk he could tell
just how luucll water was ln tbe eel.
Inr. Tihei lihe gve up the water cure.
He is still sure thnt It would be a oe-
coas It lie used water enough. but ths
contract in keep the cellar full of water
fill suiner with a tlan bucket and a
funnel I)began to look formridable-
Finally a new Idea struck him. Be
gut a pound of wire nails and a kam-
mer rnd drove the ant liole full of
nailsl At ,ls8 dnlie he bas the ant paSe-
ficed nial te same Filipino; but he can
hear theii grlttinig their teeth on the
lower side of the pavement, a~ d nhe
knows they are rigging up somethlne
designed for his mental prostration-
Arizona Republican. 4
When Tihere Vwere ltras.e M.
Thi recent death of General Alexsn-
der MiLtnowe'l McCook, the last of 'th0
flgitutiig Mct'ooks" to leave the Uniliteff
St-, tcs Aiity. recalls a stBLory of hi first
yea ar as a older, which he told Io a
Bun reporter seven years ago, when
he retired from the army. (;enelfa
leCook, tlion a second lieutenant, lftt
West Point In 1852, and waas almost
immediately sent to Johi an expedl-
timan that was going from St.p 1 OU
by way to Fort Leavenworth, in Kan-
sas. to establishr a series of posts it
New Mexico. The party coPested of
twenty-threo commissioned ofltera.
thirteen women. 50O enlisted men, and
200 horses for theo dragoons, a theY
were then called, at the torts.
The first obstacle that tie troops ra
Into were herds of buffaloes. Theae
were the days when there were real-
ly buffaloes. The party forst met tb
herds at Council Grove. "Buffaloae,'
said General McCook. "were in slght
as far as the eye could reach, stead-
ily and almost resistlesaly moving
northward from their winter feeding
grounds in Texas, seeking the fresb,
suicculent grnsses of early spirlg, ,
"These vast herds of buffaloes grefr
ly Impeded the progress of the CO ln
mand. At times we were compelled
to halt the mnain command and 5em4
forward an advance guard go open a
way through the herds. We had f
picket our camping places to preCYSt
the stampeding of our horase and
mniuae, aud every morning an ad4V5
guard started out half nu hour ahead
of the minu command to break a way
through the buffalo droves.
"We were more or less annoyed by
the nnlmals until we crossed the At-
knansas. It was no trick at all to ride
among them and spear a buffalo ow
or bull with our bayonets. We Ilved
royally on buffalo meat during all of
June."-New York Sun.
The Pfattlenk Ob eled.
A well-known English surgeo, says
a Liverpool paper, was Imparting mOe
cliulcal Instruction to half a doIGn
students who accompanied bl s od Li
rounds the other day. Pauslng at thOe
bedside of a doubtful case, be hId:
"Now, gentlenien, do you think thla 1.
or Is not. a case for operationT"' One
by one tlie students made their laf'
nosis. and all of them answered I1 t%*
negative. "Well, gentlemdo. Y" a-s
all wrong." said'the wilel4W Of tttMo
and flashing scalpel. "an#4 X hall. -
crate to-morrow." "No, y, I .L
said the patient, as he toa
"six to one It a good Uma;je i
Keeps Won d en e M W.IN .
Jerome Rich is the 1jV54m tf a
pad of heatvretalnig
caeed nla metal, w h ih
of Se.e wl kee e
article bf' food or drink
table and will, at 1 St
kind Westoatv e Lor.
'V.4 1'WOUA.SK SINSGVILLE, P1nA.
-" A LAUGH IN CHURCH. -
t a th de sl.inm e i, ft .ap bodies to ie dle,'de
Syr sn t,round t to tki
a I g over t Such rs ,aSuht kis
e l60ofeetine orte 11atagers
so,= ....... : f ____",. ._ e touch of this satiny'-skint
SH Blared at the meitning.houaewlndowvs Ai a old, wet nose exploring.
g. Amcountedtims eawllies. Th dI mples uhm sder -her chin.
,. etmaeto aght'of the]ho .. bee. aun over the parted lip.
away a t est 'a .. o o :he could t atch it' o
Wes, eurlin a *uky meap_ As earne one wmad from a nap
Three slee k, ound puppes, with frin Btthe der wee woman hid her face
f s F or-shame hu her mother's lap.
..Y. .led.and fast asleep. -SaaWalter om,
A" Bookwor S ,"love tory
< '=. 00k r ""mI 07 "
.- ., i < v
&-Yn after day, for seom
oth -s I had sat is nea.
.owity of a young girt iI
the Biritish Museum, Who
wnitbost.- being beautiful
w- ths-t possessor of Infinite charm
tWhethier she worked so energetleally
tor the mere love of the thing or front
e'oeiceslfty I could not te'l. I chose
Stow.evr, to faney her the help of a
'widowed mother who on slender mean
hd perhaps still younger lives that
Ms fellow worker's to give her, anxi
etie Suffice It to say, on this point
my near fellow worker labored witt
meat, and often .her example inspired
amy own somewhat flagging efforts; ]
tonound myself possessed, of an uncon
: quotable desire to make her acquaint,
as.ee, yet I could not summon the neec
Sestry courage to address her.
A cold but bright day In January
tound .me on my ,way to Interview a
notable member o ,*Parliament, with
the hope to. secure through blh aid a
ticket for the House of Commons.
.;. had proceeded as far as the top of
hearing Cross Road, when I bethought
'te to take a 'bus. I became an "in-
Side." There was but one other occn-
pa... t--a lady".
recentlytly the. conductor's voice
tbtartled u both; the lady turning
.''bout revealed to me the well known
'face of "my lady" of thoeeatf'ng room.
. The conductor's call upon an for
."Pares, please!" together with the sud-
denness' of mutual recognition, had
rather flustered us. Presently a vivid
"blush spread over 'her face, as she
plaintivelyy gave the conductor to un-
derstand she had left her purse and
;money. at home.'
! The collector of fares was somewhat
Inclined' to be coarse and offensive, as
"Ho, I dessay: that's a tnle w-ot
-lin't good enough for nie. I've 'bin
kd. that way afore to-day. Wot are
yer gon' tjo do?"
At tlis unceture I deemed It ad-
vlaublo to expostilato, warning lhim
that it wais no part of his duty to be
uncivil. Then I begged the lady's per-
mission to settle so trifling a matter.
at the same time pointing out to her
that the fact of our being fellow
workers at the British Museum would
at least privilege me in so small a
"That t.C fortunate," ihe replied.
k ^ anyoen much. ki1 R ak your'
'lpwe? I gave it "Richiard Athel-
F"hank you so much. Mr. Athelstane.
1 am Eunice Frithi."
,After delivering herself of this grac.
loo* bit of Informntion she departed
tn 'her way. leaving me In a seventh
heaven of delight. For wns not the
Ice now broken?
I At the period of my first Interest In
S'unlee Frith I was usilly engngpred In
efforts to graft In so-ne manner the
'Amerlcan family of Rhaddee upon the
parent stock In England. It was a
"wrjk of great wearlsomeness.
i On the next occasion of my meeting
with Miss Frith the merest form of
g reeling followed. As she handed me
the bronze obligation, her renewal of
thtaks was accompanied by the faint-.
et change of color. but her words,
"You' were very kind to help me out
of my dilemma." left no opening for
extension of an acquaintance so aus-
plclonsly begun. Our sltting&a were
withini one of each other. We took
themand tbus fte there was the end.
She evidp ly knew full well the ex-
lothetc of the rnle of "allenee" which
the slmriLtendpt for the time ever
strives so, enaPgtUci to enforce.
Eunice lFrlth., whether or no she
divined that *I desired a closer ne-
qU9laiLtAic. never., bargained for the
catastrophe, which though It brought
fear ntd trembling for awhile to her.
Si. a "en sesame' I ha
'i f we,* e wemre g*ie
Ing terms. within a month an ac-
quatntauts 14 l4d refmtqh Bwrvl-
Itusly. =rmdually we cane to under-
stand each other. We sat side by
Ide., the dividing chair separated as
Then the time came when she as-
sentnd to y lnvt n to drink tea
with ie I4t y room. Over
that Gde J4i l go>kng we tchatted
ltaer. hii'sPore f& me of her mother
-an invalid; of her brother-a clerk
In a bIa g tte.- I igatihere that
the umlind eaisungs of these young
people represented nearly the whole
iathe wimrewlthal of their otherwlas
U *of pedigree creating bad
dl upon me for esome time.
1iM9meau to think lving aemoni tle
S so to speak-of digrs'md S1-
a iai trom ebHemradb.
OWN It happened eiaeFse itother
,erM o a e hr ittlhs Ma-
ti'y were 4eeeadiagr the
fishe the galleries I was
ilwi, timh IhaMU. EBaie la-
. .. '" mo .er' amd we r&-
)few Friok mud
e ready friend for once. Under its shel
r, ter Mrs. Frith reached her 'bus it
i comparative drynesl. I offered It tF
,. her. "Oh. no, ir. Athelstane, I won'
I, deprive you," she said.
. But my Insistence carried the 'day
Y and suggested that Eunice might fine
n It useful in the morning. That young
lady, however, declared she "had one
a of her own."
s Mrs. Frith settled the question by
"I will take It. Mr. Athelstiane, on
condition that you ,will bring Eunice
home this evening, and J101. us at our
little tea dinner, and then, you see,
C you can take possession of your umn-
brella." To this I consented.
After leaving Eunice' and her mother
I returned to the reading room, in-
trnding to put In an hour or two of
work, but In this I was frustrated by
the receipt of a telegram, which an-
nonnced the serious Illness of my
father and desired my early attendance
at his side..
Here was a call that brooked no In-
attention. I showed the wire to Eunicee
and begged her to express to her
mother my .regrets, and bidding .her
what was Intended to be an Impressive
"Good-by." left for my home at Wells,
Little did I think that two long years
would elapse before I again set eyes
on Eunice Frth ..
I was away In Norfolk for some.
three months, my father's condition
varying to such an extent, owing to
frequent relapses, as left me no alter-
nttive but to stay with him. I was his
second son, my brother Christopher
being two years my senior; our mother
had been dead many. years.
My father had been dead some six
weeks, during which period I had been
busying myself in the administration
of his little estate and winding up my
enforced rest from .pedigree. hunting
and other such trifles, when the great
change In my life began. The African
mail brought me a letter from my
otherr Christopher, or rather- from a
friend of his, acting as" amanuensis.
b'hristopher had met with a vry seri-
oun accident in the mine. Most of his
ribs had been broken, and the doe-
tors feared that much internal lacera-
tlion had also taken place. Chris was
anxints to see me, fearing a fatal
ending. Would I come at once to
timuberley? tie had aIso enclosed a
draft for $500 to cover Irarvelng ex-
penses, and lun case the world had not
used me kindly.
To pack up my trnpa wns Ibut short
work. and the old ioule I left In charge
of a mniden nunt.
After I had booked my passage I had
n few hours to spare. Thlise I spent
In a vain search for Eunlte Frith. I
could hear no tlndiigs at the house
where they had lived. The landlady
only knew they had left-gone, she
thought, into "unfurnished" rooms.
I did not feel easy on the matter.
but I hoped for the best. and made my
way to a hotel near Waterloo whence
I bad to start the next morning on
my first venture beyond the white
cliffs of old England.
TheCastle lineron which I had taken
my passage did her voyage well and
rapidly. The succeeding day. to that
on which i landed In Cape Town saw
me being transferred, as rapidly as a
South African railway camn manage It.
northward. I arrived too late. Poor
Chris had gone to the bourne whence
His lawyer met me soon after my
arrival, condoled with me. and eulo-
gized poor Chris's many virtues. He
said that my brother had been a most
msqcessful man up to a certain point.
But lately owing to-to--r-p-scruplea.
he bad been placed at a disadvan-
tage. BUll, he remarked:
"Sll.lh. Mr. Athelstan,. your brother
died-prMtly 'wrm. HIs personality.
I should say-well, let me see-er. well
---l qte 3iiD.000."-
I explained that my brother hsd-
never cesfIded either to his father or
myesf the degrees of success which
he hba attained. '
"Indeed. sir." I added, "we know
very little about bs South African
career. I presume he has a wife and-
"ot O. sir. Your brother lived a
very retired life. rarely Joinuig in any
of tme many functlons otir citisetns de-
light in. ie was t 'good mai, and a
"Charitabler' I quesatlioaed. "the
I presuime he ehas lft larle sms to
yonir tlass Insttmtions and hospltalh"r
"No, sir; not a penny."
"Tlien to whom does hi' monte re-
vetry Surely be did not die Intestatey
"oet a man nla the world lees likely
to do so. Vo. sir. you are a happy
lMn. Dy will-hes it is, sir. in black
aud w'lf-'aHl that I die posea ed
ef I leave to my brother. Ri'batd
Asiself,. to be by btr uned and dl.-
p of as l my Wea bt to his
O.goed *ad nigblbe dllspUtfle."'"
j~j -lB n^m- t--fLOB
,, eelj~~M r dia
N "o Bor o l l-Ventuiad rf" s"I't MW E
rooms, whether under red tap or other-. 1 NmEt W -ST
wl16. I should live In Utopia. To do AMERICAN
this, I deemed It wise mud best tc R N
return to England. In due course. I DUCHESS
arrive l tLondon. and at once 'went
back toi the scene of my old strug- This fine and Interestintg photograph
glee, the British Museium. It seemed of Miss May Goelet. the tiew Duchess
as if I could not -keep away. "Why t Roxburghe, "hows the greatest _itr.
did I g there?" you ask. To Ir,ok)ass In ttke world wearing most C lier
for Runice, or. waybe, get some news Jewelashd those of her mother,'
of her. But no, I could learning nioth- Mlas CGoelt is hi re lu fancy. dress
log; and It came, Into my mind that It1 Cleopatra, in which character she.
.had seen the last of Eunice Frith. attended Mrs. Adair's tinmous' ball in
I. had been one evening at K ing'..a Ilndon last springy it was the nmost
Oross station to inquire after n paek- c Pr nld facy dress ball ever glien,
ag I bad trnsmi tted.t -ude h short nd especially so In tile aluatter of Jew.
cut btek In the direction of lussell a.' TThe Countess of Warwick was
quare, w.. en my attention was ,drawn there as Queen enlramlia Lady Ran-
Swhen y.attetlo was olp hrelils it.,lysant nPub
to a knot of cildrenhd on the' pavement. iop hrchl a Bysantine Bm-
At rat I coulW d Isee nothing. bt as I press, nd the lPrIncess Hatfeldti as
At first I could asee.nothing,* but as *1 Queen., with '...t .. -t
drew near.I noticed one or two articles Qlneen Iatnor wlth .stookngltess feet
of furniture with a box or two cord d ls on .
SY Bu t aiong all these society leaders
oe. L none wore sucth. valuable Jewels as
"One of. those hateful cases of Ms. Miss' oefet.h 1 Her heibddrk vea ts
tralnt--onie poor, lone. aged widoW." Mie s of elet, mer ontds anta rbles a
I thought t1)i lejr.e Evenf ie I lo e erl, tlamonds rr r e uhe
I thought t c myself. Even .e I looked, blasting with coloed light. Ropes of
a oer,'wbrn woman ,. t neat and tidy pearls hun downon each s l e ti
withal, looked 'up. other face t pearly h d e o her
t oou fce .Her neck was encircled ith
pained expression telling a tale of
nmnny necklaces, and her arms were
oe. 1 Wher had I seel that mac e- ladet with bracelets. The Oriental
.fore' I iad not gone on my .way heitddrisRs was admirably suited to
miny stepi before my 'recollection her dark type of'beauty. The value
cleared. I hastened back to the forlorn f her Jewes wa not les than $00,
creature, and pushing my way to her bt that is a trifle, or s the
I- side asked in an undertone:
Iaosaeassr of $30.000,0)0O worth of New
i "Are. you not Mrs. Frith-Eunice Yorwk reao tat.
* mother?" York real estate.
Smother r? s Miss Golet Ihas been brought tip In.
tYes,. oh, yes! nut yoe--wo are the Britlsh aristocracy, llior aunt,
o" Lady Herbert, is married to-the broth-
Sefore I could .make reply,another er of the nrl of Viembroke, head of 1
I figure appeared on the scene. IEulce one of the mo t, anlent families hi
Sherelf-bt. great heve haels howl ngland. Her marrIge to tho Duke
E changed that face had become. In Its of Roxburghe. the only eligible DIuke
thinness and wannesS even the moth- in the United KIildgoul, v.,i51 place hl I
o ersa sank Into. nothingness, as in heart-
tones hSic gasped: .
"Oh, mother, another! Have bhey .
turned you out like this? I came as ,,
soon as.I knew the state of affairs." ,
Then, she caught asght of me. knew .
me at' once, as I could see, and drew "'
shyly back. .. ,': .'
I held out my hand to her, enyinh :
"You know ine, Mlss. Frith. ,You'T '- '
Sarm in trouble. Your mother cannot re- .'
main here, you must come with me." *.<'.B
In the twinklIng of an eye I had
put Mrs. Frith and ter daughter inside,
of a growler, and slumping on the lox .
told cabby to drive to King's Cross sta '.:B
In one of the waiting rooms I -heard
tile painful story my friend lhad tr.
tell, Einilcea's brother had lapsed frolm .
thd direct couirs. In their endeanvort
to rescue 'blin their small capital ot
hardly earned ayvIngs had melted lik ,'
bnow before the sun. :' '
A new home was oon found f "
thcn. Money rcan do that. I heggo( ....'. ". **"
them to' let mue be their hanker until : '"'"3
isuch ilne.nas EuInlCe's healtli -was coia n
-f!etp-y restored. Their- common i"s *|
was equnaT to tha ccaslion, ind the3 ,
showed it by nccepting my offer. A ,. '- .,. .i
month's perfect rest In town. anotley '' .'
at the seaside, oon menuded the tiea th ..., '
of theme broken ones, lumore than ver ie'i '- *
doar to me. My old home In Norfolk.
forms a peaceful haven of rest for ...'.i ,
MreFritl. At present unilcei Is with ,U. .;l
bridhl ceremony In the village. church tiS.":''' .:
beforeI return to town.--New York .YC '
r:wS i^ A ,I, :, :
A Boarding S)idleatne.
In thle enterprising town of Holly,
Orleanis Couilty, a new niovenient has
been,started, with the object of solving
the servant girl problem. Thirteenl
fat millles comiprising twenty-tine pe er-
sons of the best soceitl and buslines
standing, have formed a co-operative
boarding: association, all members to
bear an eqmul share of the expenses.
Gradually the various objoetionist were"
overcome, naid the members are not
only well Katinfled with" the progress
made. but think hat In n short thne
a notlealable tiereatic In thpir living ex.
penner will bt e evideit. l1pon Joining
tlie asocin tlon iiniem I-rs comintrillutled i
to crenle a fund with which to ei9uilp1
the klt-heu. With thils money two
Inrge ranges nnd dishes of every dt-
scription have been purchnsed; also
other articles necessary to the culinary
department. In the dining room each
family furnishes the table linen, dishes
and other articles for Its own use. In
several cases where two familIes are
small, both have occupied .the same
table. All expenses for provisions and
the services of the cooks and waltresses
nre then borne pro rata by the meaim-
bers. There will be considerable curl.
osity to know whether the experiments
cnu be made a permanent success.-
Buffalo commercial .
rThe electrical fslse do not helong to
any one clats or group-some are found
in fresh water, while others Inhabit
the sen. They possess two distinct
types of electrical organs. One cloep-
ly relates in sIructmire to niusarle, na
found In tile torpedo, gymnotus aind
skate, while the other presents more
of the characters of the structure of a
secreting gland, an Ilustrnated by the
electrical organ of the thundered fishh.
Both types are built upon a vast num-
ber of icteroscopal elements, each of
which lIs supplied with a nerve fibre.
These nerve fibres come from large
nerves that originate In the nerve c n-
tres, brain or splnal cord. and in these
centres are found special large nerve
cells. with which the nerve fibres of
the electric organs sre connected and
trom which they spring. Yet the elec-
tricity hI generated In the electric or-
gan Itself: In these animals there are
spectallsed organs for the production
of electricity on an economical IstI
far surpassing anything yet contrived
by- man.--American Inventor.
The Delisllts of dress.
1 cling tO that perhaps fanciful the-
ory that so primtluve IWtinct of nimu
Io altogether lst. It Ij lsadled, ead s
plIled. reaned; that Is all. With ill
our culture, we are barbarians still.
Man Is a clothed o tvagr. And now nnd
aaiftn he delights tIn lofhl the cloth-
inlg id returning hearflly to savagery.
How deftghtf/ the oee of thie brluy
breame and the blsteotM wave n
the bat ltdl M hrWrd Oaemitetr
ram at t. 0 (I i xee6 7"0layes of
eieted; *hit ir buwss o,e
CO0N OROWERTS' TROPT.
Handsome Prize Offered PFor the Bes
Results in Increasing Crop.
"Let every farmer Iln the seant gelt,'i.1
corn States give a few winter ev,'mihg,
uid 480.000,U)00 buslels will ,ie attndd
to the uinnual crop of tho corn bell." 1i
COBJN GoOWaP5 TiopTO Y.
these words Professor 1P. 0. Holdetu,
of the Ames Agriculturnl College, of
Iowa, autiniariaes tht6 cn mpaign In-
stituted bly himself amid the lowi Corni
It is not iWcrieaed nereng thliat Pro.
fessor Holdoni wants; it Is better re-
' .. :' -' I ll
-.it' -,y' -
CHOSEN LO.OF' IIELATH. O[.I)F'N lthtE1lPh, Wl'h )HAS 1illiliN
-Ilk.T1114DUKE OF1-'1OXHURIIifiOIE tO tHIR -DUCjlESS.%
at the very top of British society, andl
her vist fortune will iliike her a bril-
liant hostess at Floors Castle. R great
place, which linhas eein negleetind aai
much as Blenhelin was.
HoT---O ~- LD
HOT OR COLD.
Device Which Answers For Two Pur-i
The blow hoblowlo lw lcohl paradox of
the "Firat Htl'ader" 'lnilms its parnillh-l
In the venthtte-ld foodI over ilulmluiiteil
herewilh. Tils In designeil to keep
IHutter, cri- nium, milli. min t, JplliP., etc.,
In cool and perfect cndilllon tihriuigh-
out the wnrmest wnthloer. or. oni thn,
contrary, la eqninlly valuable for keep-
KaRPs rPOOD NOT on CO0D.
lug fomls warm until served. In the
first sense the cover is filled with Iced
water, nnd In the second it Is filled
'with hot wntir. Where n refrigerator
Is avallabpl, i.and even Ini refrigerators,
ilie food iiover c-an lie used to assist in
keeping Jellies and pastry cold aind
irum. Where meals have to lie kept
waiting for Irregular diners, as in a
boarding-house. etc.. Ihe heat retatn-
log features of the cover are also val-
Thi most northerly railroad In the
world was opened recently. For its
whole length It lips wwiln the Arctic
reglims. The greater part of it is In
Hwedilsh territory., ad only a small
part cuts througli the narrowest por-
lion of Norway until It riches the
Norwegian port of Narvik. The chief
object of the line, which now connects
the northern Baltlc with the Atlantic,
Is to open up the rich mineral resources
of North Sweden and to carry them
cheaply to Narvik. The new railway,
which will be known as tle Ototen
line. Is about 140. miles long, and cost
about pT.U(0GlO.--4iden Penny.
Advie 0 ssees ttelwas. ..
Deal fairly with thb puble. Give
every maL the. worth of bli s moaey I
service a N pl, teemes, a d ta pub-
lie will support the .'- wr Slef to- Ifs
efrts to please. Buat defy
tie publp., leMw a aMen a nird
mqst ttlh e We iri .'ies
,'i .'V. .. ;' .. I
utiltn from tiho present nerengt. It is
not by anmy iarti'llci clultiur e ho would
firing itiout these tapplirently. igauntlie
rosaiiltN. lie proliilms iiiId [delnon.
li'ntem that wtill bie'renlazd it thoi
farmner (dons the slinple lhling of liit.-
tltg it hIuimldred live k-eriels it every
Slia philui reiiltir-S only tihe lorting
Sliy hatil of lti sed tfiri linto lots of mIni-
fuior i ize il tId ie cllig ,if ihe lliitesn
u In corn )ili hirtlr In -lmit-hi a 'an y as to
drop tlhi rOeluirtI uinuiliir of grluinn
in ennh hilll
Then Iiwn (urlt
hais lisei formnedt ly fNiirn-rs who hb.
HIvoe In Protfepsoir II
V.. Wihlllng, of Whlllhing. Iown, In chliarni
of thle AgrIculturnI Ilv|inion (f tIlin
Iown Comnizilslion foralhn'1 II lilaldanil
I'u rhliase EP xpohslitloni. hi iperonally
preselitil i to Alues 'Collegie ainil thi
('orn Growern', Annt-iclnttili n trophy
valued at $-ri., whl-h will lie awarded
annually for sevenily livt yi-ars for tho
Iest reMultas I (rii arr g'owliig according
to P'rofsmsor ltohleili's henry. T'h1e
trophy In entirely Iaitiue, reprmenietlng
all Pael of o -crn elghtein Ili-hes Ioing.
tlihe hilsks of salivr nndl our of gold.
standing on alln hony eni, e. lponl thu
bas nr eI four scrolls In sIlvPr, deco-
rntod by tiny gKlllemi lr i of r(ritn, up-
on whiIh will be innsrlpllons of the
namPs of the whiners of the object
for which lthe cp was given,.
NEW ELECTC ENGINE.
Th'l most powerful l
world bas Jusit IseU il uil I y liie ln-
oril Ilcertrie (Conmpany, at ecalirctiiedy
for the l Blllinore and Ohi Ilallronat
for Une In Its Iiinnel isii-errieaouh the
city of lalllniorf.sf This loconootivie
marits n very dlilcllv-iv adviauce III
electric locomfl desilgn.. It will hall-
die all the frelgi traffld of tlie laltm.
more and Ohio Railroad which passes
through Baltimore aQut will operate.
over the seage iectlon as the present
eletrle locomotive design," It will han-
eral Eleelirle Compnay and which hlar
been in uiaceg ful operation for the
pIit 4if1t yflrw. The picture allows
onet4lf of ~the loomaotive. The com-
pM oiltat oiauists of another section
:I ths e ri i Sho*b, but the two rt .
we dslimned to b* worked coupid to.
'*9thet w V ts*Wt estelti ail thie bI6
iml-M^^^!y.'*' ^^'a- ll ji :,!!^^T^fl, p.: 1^
di-( l t ii* A^ 'Mk ^kii-- ^^~ jii
A .A :.alneneWe ar Inherited limltasti.,
$ 000 "- e-W**** 9 000*00 0*
o 9 fundl urdeh obm4 bend measure t i "
t A DAY IOR. eLUNDERS ill lhy lave bIen iM J just ovw tl "
peak of their,iimpedimtalM n t adu '.diw
t .i.i.... |lihe force of gravifa lof Pi bhasl a sO
4 Some asthmli t .i lh heI solne of these examples O trallsula
t Cost of g.lwe'irlc- take place beyond those whoe naoln
S curcy.. 4 C e. qaalications had placed t lem tIlW.
less. Msn's Rn'ailU4..Hold lead." .,A
'ThnHld ere is a dispositlioun rownlE *g '
i ithe aulli of a BIg the present for the emplore to 0iv1 I ,.
Coacern--...Auuu "ey 6t sI limited measure to his eniplorert," i4W
De" i t il and Is Pail Fcr. Mr, Pratt. "I have found a 0 .ilit lt
.. t" a .--- < the employs which revolted i
l u F oe r l1,0 c uret frt studied accuracy on the ground tt ..
e Wh o ,o, hi i h as' Wo. t retail tit e employer was airendy getting MG ~.
Ii 'J-. e iphyo 7 I',' ltim t8 han tho salary paid wan JutlFylnW .'
u the observathit etr e lo in mucth cases, however, the student
ia lrattP of W .O k lpn ark tile tf n accuracy needW only to be told of t .e
S ,r natural "intccurgt.v 1 u nl'le of the lesion inl general,
,Acb nlh arnmy of employees it, o hl c i.m lided that with ts.aC C1t .,.
niess day w-lI bting upon lit i.' ,11 r -ii' I,1 i", i rccagnrlsIed ihing cap '-
cmnployes .t irtOl ct urs I rom is t s% at 1,his na wn property, ." takg il e
perlors WhIel will arouse ti ,Uthivs. ,,nm I ,l ti IIIal.re14 lie goe.a Itli a 5 '"a
clerks a disposition to vqat tlher aitgr r" ,lt ul-y.. or n1tI I 01n ili amp ..n.;
or phgrt in upon OE cuttother of the l,,e tof tin"h i" I' l risr.,lt toni ,ritllt w .
house. .The question' Is*- Under suchiL "ii.' iii' ti. m, i,,tln.
a conlidltion; what Wawul be the, value C%,-triayit Iily ,i the ijin miningg wm
ot abso hlte a0 0 ura7 .In- ovemry.:etuploye 1 "u I -"It"it, riii-iii'i time reW lt-
hi such aim estaihet tha lint bclomgsto Ii Ii i.tI ,. -'pacity. ..
"lac t gor the grent iidestl l ('hicasgo ithas told,
o day," sayse Mr. Pratt' hisweet i)' Ihat I m l ls to Laielomi icket'lisere h -
IK a raiglinu iit of the metI ods of tile *1Iiml timler' lOti t iI'g'iltt e1stahlsr-s .
cityA's buhlnes8 world.- This too. Is an iteil l orclmr I llotll the ela .-
,stimttcd iloss based upon the Wvisbloe sof h 'i % t'' hein'e' i y1 y'time tO eal
anid .natiurial showing; the loss estug- ell"u lae' l a in a11-oli r1 r 1)es pellet
gegstrd it the fist mprpositlon maey' be repries. io1t heil 2m0 *: Arn t a
1 bto 1oto o s.t niake s n estimate s Lw cesal iii intlu taid'betd.ing. la gyouo
possible. "illy"real s ize.h 111i 00 11'tm 4it, I miwork
Slate of to tlst many develop the principles of ae-
tJhiecalu of this first p ropioslion iAr. eptrary ntAnd responsibility In a genera-
Pratt places thl employee of the I lowIet ation."--t'hicago Tributmc.
grade, the deltirtluent head, the gen-
'eoal mannaeor, the eniploycr and fltially
the cnaltomer, all upon the sane plane HAVE PET KNIVES u
of Interest (n lal efforts to ,atahblih ce7osbt aG -frer> necolt roolllh Abo< .
a ltheau hantn laiOr Iti liirpoele tOae oei- at. Their Vest.
.i'iliiatoii of iiiceurasry trtlnln#i for "Di)d .ou kuow tha* nooks and c-
1liom1e Vl0o iuay be brought to seoO .ti. 'terers beconin awfully foolish atboat
iet'td of itt. thie knives they nie?" nskcd tbe head
AH indcatllng the necessity ot aceRi- tnian In a downtown restaurau,. "Well,
racy InI th least Imuportaut places #I they do. Just the same. iAnd they come '.
tho world of bhutni.s, Mr. Pratt.shows to the conclusloni that tra but one .fa
howi the Inast of o1ipy0Y6s ln the o1fle0 knife that cian do thu wbrk they sl .
of the great captain r hof ndstrvy may, int the habit of doing, andt the' h "
thlroitgh the iinaccuraey comigtoUtal 1to particular kaniro they have been ID th '
him, Irritate the head'iif thq insuatitutlon h.atit of ut.ua Cooks sci'm to have
to ail. extelit reflectting 'all the way an affection fr te tsIlinga they use. '
down througll the Odafsll sines ofa aerthow. rhey are more. parUtlcula*
greant company Qr colrporatlon, perhaps about the 'knife tbnt they see ua- c ,s-
ftlntlly to react' 0 top tlo patronage of Aomed to use than they oa about ao u
the coac0rn hit a hundred ways, coating other article in their outfit. Let any-
the estabtlshnient thousand of dollars thing happen to ing happe to th knife and you will ,
before the effect of thip one b0lude of o ind them out of sorts. I have know -
t lieh onialliofce boy hasb eeon dls(lpated maiein cooks. wthti worked tor many "
and forgotten.al t years at oncs platc, to e ake thlior ta
'tin a ndt agein .1 have astit n tie-.vor-ito kmoif wi ha eno whna thew m
Seaffeet of nalck'm tiad by tleeud of r qtilt the eatabliehnmeits thmey had
great ctablltsameidt" .sa k Mr. 1,'ratt. worked amn iuch a long time. 1 sltdppose
"thoilnebody's blinder corner to the at- there In a good reason why cooks
tentlon of the .. e lhie.Disoipll causesa should be-atne attaheod In theil knivves.
him to cliharg Itto the glonera l mnall-, Barberm become utterly foolish about
anger. smrid whlellthen manager bhu -takte certain rnalrs. You n ve Lie doubt
IlHs k'kl'k he probably passed it fpn to observed this fat it, 'onilkectiom with.
n lalf inbsen bends of departments. ilhe tonnors. Mblalsclansn. ton. beoime
I''oni t4elsO wtho kicks are- pantaid on very uitteli I love wllh the musical
lowni the line tullil perhaps that 01is Instrumenl. the vloli., the cormet iur
nllnudaur, which realy n mounted to iUt- wliwtova r insar trenito they happen to
tie Ini tmei boglniilng lihas put half the use most. I hiave known n few meu
people ,of a great. house upon the who liecome alhtoi t an foolish about
ragged edg of 'ruitdled teommppr. oCtU their walking oenes ns about members
you ostinatoe what such at ditatrbing of their fnmilly. It seos tu be a nat-
triig hals coat the house ? rural sort of thing. There Is no reasaio
"IjuniItu nature IS htoimai nature. why time cook hbomuidl uot become
'l'tvre innay al)e dlndlvld"iili wlmo will not strongly attached to tile knife that bha
Te atnlgry at l0heig 'inaled down,' but It been of good service to hime. and whosa
tbhy nre not lmangry they 'are at least slamt and curvio b has become thor-
di~it'rlied nitd h urt, making the an til ouglily fnaillinr wllh. iutl whatever
the less competent to. carry oni their .tie reon int may be cooks beroinp ut
tanks. A Itmaiwlho s hutirt at a bit of terly floollsh about the knives they
censau6 Is at least opeeni to. mistaike1 uieo nnd they would be as wJlli ng to
and loiemcurneles, which will go on pro- part. with it dear friend or a member of .,;
voklng nioroe of this sline reeling until their own finally as to sgive up the ,
finally It 'will b, found that where knife they Jiiivhlbhen in the 'ibit o(,.
a busilnes na lostt has to go to thie wing f tor so :long."-Ncw Orlesn-; ts ;
wall. Ithe rnoue onf it.lsN flure t tky be- Tttues-iemocrat. '
cnemtentt ind cenditct." Thie o i Lpdrirn for. sess
To lintuleanie tir pinrll leS "of aeru- flondott's new fire chief, Captaint
raly Ino tliMni, op Int It In th e tank IlHii lliom, will not be omit of lil. s atr .
which Mr. I'raitl this set for himself, tinil itleuenit autoug nirenien, for the
ailnd wilhlth IlaP laiuntles b inei of hIoaigo Iremiia i Ins itiaIllyit namau whl has fl- .
llmav i'a iilct In o mll deri twe the mal dr reilt hseam. te l hais nerved I t he
lhirongl hlo tlniughlt metlliodns ati his inavy orIn thle mnerchlnit asrvice, seme.
leiatures. li bringing the' rtIoness times for a dosen yeurs. soneUimaes for
of liIrsioimaclcs to lthe attention of bmul- only t year or two. Thero are several
naen nann ivi the city Mr. Pratt has reasons for this preference fur seamen.
hlroisght onmt moms striking faicti and ltrnt, tlmere 1e the ob$luti advantage
flguren. lPor"'luer ace, the openlng of with which a s*ilor stirtsi In belgl ,..
trade with Maull, nd te u a e Orient u toccutomied to keep hrisead and bad
general, has shown in eat ease tat with moothllig hutt a rons betweewti d Y-,
s alight 1alslsake In the billing o a feet null death; bitt tIe. chles ll sg- .*
pactknge of lunereitadlhe to the Plpiair training Ie helieKng alWlys oe ditt. etae .
lines cost tim, hnosiH shipping the paekf Alrnain ma must be always avallgble,"u4 'n ^
n tl0 t daysn effort lu righting the er. his itotrs of duty-as one of thism oC- r
ror. Anoliler package shiplpedl ly fn- Iilarly enxpresod It--ire 1(68 a weelL ;.
other house ito (lantoi, ltmd wllbh was The 'reniuai who proffers hmleilf (o ..
to have nrrlvcdth timhere forew lest a rpminu udergoee three r ostlth* -,,
Christmas, hints Jnst reached Its deetl. irtbling.' Kn recaves (6 a week, and '*
,natioii. all through am fmallmi lm bIlling It. hands leuek tweity-five cents fee" l* ,
'A piece of freight sunt from Spring lo-Idgliig op the premises. He and his '*i.',
field to (hmlc.gn last Jaune Is now some. fellows look after themselves, pig,,g y ".'j
'where In Indian. with tie bouns still lag 11.71 a wree each ro' Wihtl-- .
trying to Irate It. board, electing their owiecterer ('ste -''.
AM to .Cllrma-cy wjlhin timre nmning of nlnolig the number, and telling Of9 ':/
Mr. r'rait. It liii. many forms. (n a re- couple uf Win each day Iq q ,t ", /
nit ease line connects th, tInanenrney codka. Thoe quarters are clean *ad .*;:1
'of \tie lauker with that of the laborer bhltisimnpe, looklaig over' the big wtttlr. s'
wlhem the haliamkr left a vsllse contnlu- And each recruit baig this pwloipee i.
Imig looo It thie seat of an elevated laeforo him, After thras months be "."-'"%
twriln on tbhe youth Si1de. while IPh will be a fourth claim fireman. sadlld n,., S,
laborer slimnily left hit dl(nlier ipall In to L0.O0 a Week. Another tbe t 1h"r i'
the surface car la which Mr. Pratt will 1rlng m an e tra dollar, '"
was e passenger hts mental Peducatlo hbeginus W'U.,.
"I know a woman who will not Igo ove;" hIts.crniar'ly for gynu 'l,,,.'
Inte a certain store ilt ('lilmtng.a to buy oxamlimniotua lead him by MaA!"j .4-'
gnoda." snild Mr, Pratt. am reasimIns 1 .neenteni"u lmoApota talto a ;. a,
of the slightest, too, 14t1. lind been feer att 1ia we*. '.
abopping therg just before S't. Valan- -
tine'w Day, anRd ial b" i'e wat n>Ie i that The Malse ad llas,,
afternoon she raemnrik-' tlit Ou 'ryilty 7A friejl report. ait !nienlu e-k
almost everywhirp was lokliit at hlir perimnlet lie WitBam i | l rvru. A
with either womllernieit or open. nunllmer" of tliu lry i .to eicI* were pit '1
smiles. hWihen e o luntl s iot illmi1 found into on.eaSl.f.tli Wire eagew, ,ull
that In passleg tender am ispiny of vnal- of Intficee" gpe 1y
an carried It away as a nmark for her plh l
arfiomflturr. Somebody had been In. l tiaR tlilo Aat9trder It. ita
aeeuirate Int pWlIng tile gaudy1 Ihiag, j Irqiat' p oht Mt t
a.nd it lost th oue a good customer hli til Ite thm
for asill tintm." ti at mlastoe
Of all forms of Inaceuracy. Mr. l'Mi g Ufi tg l*ureedd inl f it6
is inclinod Io ilerev that lIle titw l thliosgh the mnyrtl iff
IlI the time o krpineepiag a l lt tHie dnterd goal. I
Is the worst. To make an a !, i utftlil tel, tlI
sata not keep it miy disanirra W 'ay I. much qU
a.hy for a acore- of innowtCOA, tamne quicker stti
who i are molt remotely en a doubt o0'
!le 8g:eemeht. He reedl[ "trugh t
Who wai i bl j'rccepter $i Is0atrISeR
of MkeOag appoMintue e -
3R1aNipbm kept every al
-- --~---prc71 --I-T-Y ~----T---
a. B. OODWIN.
hdltr ani Proprietor.
';e. red April 28, 1008, at Oainesville,.
a., as second-clas matter, under Act of
,. Cougrme of March 3, 1879.
,, a Published every Tuesday and Priday,
J at 51.00 a year in advance.
S5 Cents for Six Months,
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?- vADr nT1sIMO RATBS.
S: o llne for each Insertion. ,
Space for display I4vertisements S44,
Gainesville and vadilnty suea
.p'- wetting rain.
A dollar will pay for this paper
untilW aft next year'selection.
The Levy Times-Democrat don't
wat Conure-sman Davis to be
Brother Jordan, of the Punta
S Ckrda Herald, Is certainly a very
S phaunny pheller."
he re is a man in Chicago named
Damricb, and yet the Chipley Ban-
eraffirms he is a poor man.
It seems that Bob McNamee has
i'- aboutdeodded to decide not to de-
-L "de to be a candidate for congres-
s ional honors.
The Brooksville Star and the
,'. ve Oak Crescent are supporting
Governor Jenmlpgs for the United
The Birmingham Ledger says it
A now disloyal in Alabama for a
riHtbmman to say he is proud
/ ig ag a white man.
"' i The Bartow Courier Informant
I, sys Tampa editors are seeing
monkey*, and it praumeis l msatt
ij: q from living in a wet town.
With the large number of candl-
"'. dates now out for Congress, it can
"" reksdy be seen that the plu-
"r 'rlUty rle in the primary wouldn't
4'- do at all.
'The CdlMba vote in Florida will
S. ilUtqtlett b6 olild for Broward for
v irntor, and in Hillaborough
Opp '* ty the vote will be right con-
V The fUllow who knows he has
q 4. wroag, and yet meets a gen-
ie prooff with an "I don't care,"
m et apt to. amount to much In
1" .tis old world.
The New Yodrer who sold one
of his ears to be grafted to a one-
eared millionaire's head, got $5,000
for the little flap, but he certainly
ear(oad) the money.
Where a man mows oats he does
not expect to reap wheat: and why
al.- n abold anyone sow rowdytam and
S- fwegrd for human life and expect
'to 1eap peace, happiness and safety?
Nione o( the candidates should al.
lew themselves to get ao hot dur-
i'' g the campaign that they will
''iwick while cooling after the result
te neakt year's primary becomes
An exchange says a farmer
,placed an ad in the local paper for
t 1O boys, and the next day his
'gead wife gave birth to twins-and
they were both boys. It pays to
Many Northern tourists will lean
Something about Florida politics
'ttkls winter. We don't know but
what Manna and Roosevelt might
ge t a few polaters down here right
What good can come of so much
Sfusing about the way Miia Roose-
Sveit rides? If the boys don't like
1*, be Imitated by the president's
k.. daughter why don't they adopt the
According to the Volusta Oounty
Jno B. Stetson has ex-
.$1 bO.OOO at DeLaud this
,77I' ee thousands put in cir-
.thlt was a great thing
that little city.
pt4:" better not
e.epfldh ji b olt hbus.
ju. her -r "---
seem to be vel f of
editor of th t
~eO tear gelln thasb asIVA
the time to t at it a hen it is gh I it Ione diing
Ing; that othe FIn a FwArama- uel ,-W ,W -. r anty of proa-
pened to ripa d the d iaosea caused by
oar pesnt a.i., Un that county during
fln1 C st", fti'Ik '".w fifteen weelks. We
the frg 3al1t no reflection on Bradford
the s county, but on the damnable liquor
iddntml :*eldered traffic. We sympathize with our
rvation that it
a time for the
but if there be such
among us he should be
utter darkness for daring
the charge of slothfulness at
S et of wondrous and beauteous
nature. As a matter of fact it te-
dqured less than two generations for
this luscious fruit to ripen. In-
deed, it reached perfection in its
54th year, and that Iam't long to
wait when one lhas become accus-
tomed to waiting.---Strke Tele-
The Telegraph is4 ot very..ac-
curate when 'quoting from THn
STAR, but cones close enough to
the truth to show that Brother
Matthews is catering on.
If Senator TTllaferro has been
mia rnted in this matter, we
shall be pleased to set him straight
before our readers. -Gainesville
Star, November 11.
The Star Is very kind and- .ma--
nanimous. It p" lthed isr. Stock-
ton's charges "ttbPfhasferro had
= tu vteh frai railroad rebates,
.ad, opposed ftK pImary system
and committed -h Oer grave and
unp=rdonable 4tfee;- nd wheu
thee lawrga were shown to be ut-
terly Wa the Star with its. aso-
cistoGmed ch4valry, caOse out and'-
and-unfortunat*ly, The Heraid
failed to redlv the copy of the Star
ia which It wea "plsead to et Mr.
Tallaferro itfright before its read-
ersa."-Punta Oords Herald, Nov.
*STAt failed to receive the copy of
the Herald, or any other paper, in
which the charges against Senator
Taliaferro "were shown t6 be' utt-
terly baseless and if there is a
copy of any paper giving such in-
formation lying about loose In the
Herald office--or anywhere else-
we will thank the Punta Gorda ed-
itor to send it toa s.
Lake City and Live Oak are sup
posed to be 'dry" towns, but thll
Madison Bnterprise says many filled
jugs and bottles are dlily shipped
from there- there the above towns -
It has been so long since we had
bar rooms in Live Oak that we can
not estimate. the difference in the
quantity of "booze" consumed then
and now. Of course a few jugs are
shipped to Live Oak, but not a sin-
gle drop of their contents are for
sale here. Thbre may be a few
here who get these jugs rather fre,
quently, but being as dry as Live
Oak in, it is far superior to any
open saloon or dispensary ever
tried. We do not know the condi.
tions in Lake City, but wedo know
that being dry like Live Oak, is
no "farce."-Live Oak Democrat.
Will some brother editor please
tell us how we can secure .the
"Oainesville News" as an ex-
change? Brother McBeath, of the
Florida School Rxponent, and oth-
ers of our exchanges frequently
credit quotations to "The Gaines-
ville News," and. the quotations
are so similar to Aatter we some-
times publish. In Tat SrTAR, that
we would like to exchange with t'*
"News," but wie ., at't locate it.
Nothing very strange; however,
abdut that, in a city as large as
It's just a little refusingg" to
note how some papers published in
Ort towns try to.make the public
believe that every "dry" town is
ovr raun with blind tigers. The
law agalp t Aseling liquor is .not
obeyed jpefectly, nor is the law
aalapt murder, but a great deal of
the stna we read In some papers
about, blind tigeis A as false as a
store-bougbt neAt g
Sch6oo tachera ad lesson bear-
era are -two, and altogether differ-
ent thbinv T6 e tUaper Ji a good
thing aI Ihould beie paid fot
his or her 1w a 1 s:e
who Is only ais
clog ih the wheel
progress, and should ,Ibe =
Fortunately Alachua 'o Mht
bleqsed with ."
j ftr evry al uupi tnatter
a beep d in Florid*
sister county; we know now to
sympathize, for Alachua-yes. dear
old Alachua--lw, passed through
hebll's flint'mUll herself;, and her
saloons has never paid one,-tenth of
their cost tothe county. God pity
Bradford. May she shake off her
saloon fleas and be clean.
m -m .m ,
"Why are there more widows
than widowers?" a contemporary
asks. TheTe are many reasons
why. Wars make many widows
and but 'few widowers; drink
makes, thousands of widows, and
almost no widowers, and then,
when a man becomes a widower he
can generally mary again if he
wishes to, and he usually does,
while many widows are left in such
awful conditions as a result of the
lifetime cursedness of their depart-
ed husbands, that they are mni'e
likely to become objeci!at charity,
than successful dates for a
There are several applicants for
the Jacksonville city attorney's of-
Gice, which is .soon to be made va-
cant by the resignation of Hou. J.
M. Barrs, the present inumnibebt,
who is prepa.ing to go to Cougregs.
If the successor of Barrs does as
well as he haa do"' thbi people of
Jacksonville wl* avg. uat cause
to be proud el, tUhe newetty attor-
ney. 'BasT has been a good- one.
Hou n Jas. a. SxPnme, leading
candidate for Secretary of State,
spent yesterday in,tjhe city. Today
Mr. Brootne wljtianact, business
in High Springs, ..aa4 rtile*lt1 in
the political speakiog mbeeteata ht4h
He is well pleased with the e"n
couragemnent he. is receiving wher-'
ever he goes.
Next Thursday is thanksgivingg
Day, and every individual has more
or less to be thankful for. Let
every ule give thanks on that day
to the author of every good and
perfect gift. Te c giving lf thanks
should noit lie mere nmaltter of form
hut the desire -s.ould be honest and
the act real.
JIo. D. Rockefeller is said to bt-
dissatl"fied because the late arrival
in his home is a girl, but kicking
about it won't do any good now.
it's too late. It will probably teach
the multi-millionaire, however, that
even the very rich can not always
have orders filled just to suit them.
And now comes the editor of
the DeLand Weakly News, and
virtually agrees with the Jasper
Weakly News, that the officials
of Alachua county ought to be
lynched. Great is Codrington &
Whitfield of the News and News.
When a newspaper editor desires
to publish in his paper an article or
paragraph taken from an exchange,
and don't want to let bis readers
know what paper he got it from,
the proper way for him to do is to
publish it not.
"Hon. J. N. C. Stockton,".says
.the Monticello News, "will carry
Jefferson county by an overwhelm-
Ing majority. He makes the right
sort of enemies for us Democrats."
Another editor to the front.
Thoa. J. Appleyard, editor of the
Lake City Index, has announced
himself a candidate for Railroad
If Plorida candidates were all
rich they would probably go to
work anid have soae hard roads
constructed-they certainly need
the little town of Brookeyville
hau a larger num.beW q. scandldates
t m Ienumber od pfle there, than
any other town in the State, '
SWhy ia there so much delay
but beginning work on the gv-
*lbt b.$idingtnu Wm sow one
*ha. t'ti!tow= the
RE~ ta ssmp
Udrve of h a d see A
droa thepth dyad, October, A. A .
3 by Honorable ..r TWillst hidc ot
i belbra h Court, of ose l h Juthe
Circuit of n n t e. and f Or lcia
county. Ins a cn thets pdndUl .P hl
Chancery ah~eof t"4 no=rt, L rb
Faurte T. Porter, In Couplastqut, atd
mattl e. 4Smith, in her own rth.t, eb4
as Adilastqratrix of and for the state of
H. Ialf t th, deceased, ChAlsath D.
Bass o 1ur T. Haines, Chlu s C
LokeWie da Hoines, a4d Pra Rice
an Defeatiass, wherein I was appointed
"s a iehf) Master in Chancery, to exe-
t r deesw % wi sell at public out-
ory, besbrt the Corrt Hose dohor, in the
Cothy at quavrlleo.in cAlaohua ~~u unty,
lotrd,0 on Monday, the, 7th dorY of Ve-
cember, 'A. D. m, stqag legal isle day,
between the legal hIu t sale, the fol-"
lowing destibed real estate sAuated, ly-
ing and being ia the County of Alac us,
In the State of Florida, and particularly
known, distinguished and desecribed as
The north half. the north half of the
south west quarter, the south east quarter
of the south west quarter, and the west
half of the oth eat quarter section one;
all of section two; the east half of the
north east quarter; the east half of the
south east quarter of section five; the east
half of the north east quarter; the mouth
west quarter of the north east quarter;
north west quarter of the north west
quarter; the south east quarter of the
north west quarter; the eaat half of the
south east quarter of section eight; the
east half; the south half of the north west
quarter; the south west quarter of sec-
tion twelve; the north hall; the south
west quarter; the north half of the south
east quarter; the south west quarter of
thu south east quarter of section thirteen;
all of section fourteen; all of section fil-
teen; the north east quarter of the north
east quarter; the south east quarter of
the south east quarter of section seven-
teen; the east half of the north east
quarter of section twenty; the east half,
the south east quarter of the south west
quarter of section twenty-one, all of see-
t on twenty-two; all of section twenty
three; all of section twenty-four; all of
section twenty-five; all of section twenty-
six; all of sectiontwen twety even; the north
east quarter, the south east quarter of the
south west quarter; the north east quar-
ter of the south east quarter, the south
half of the south east quarter of section
twe ty-eight; the north half of the north
east quarter; 'the north half of the south
east quarter, the south west quarter of
the north east quarter, the east half oi
the iorth west quarter; the south east
quarter of the south east quarter of see-
tion thirty-three, the north half of the
north t quarter; the south west quarter
of the orth east quarter. the west half,
the south east quarter of section thirty.
four; all of section thirtyfive all of sec.
tion thirty.six, in township. nine south ol
range fifteen cast. The east half of the
north west quarter, the south west quar-
ter of section seven; the south half of the
south west quarter of section seventeen;
the west half; the west half of the soujtb
east quarter; the south east quarter of
the outh east quarter of section eighteen;
all of section nineteen; the west half ol
tiUM north east quarter, the west half; the
wmet half of the mouth east quarter; the
soath east quarter of the south east quar-
ter of section twenty; the west half ol
the south west quarter; the south eaal
quarter of the south west quarter of. sec.
tioa twenty-one; the south west quartet
of the south west quarter of section
twenty.eight; the north east quarter of
the north east quarter; the mouth half ol
the north east quarter; the west hair ol
the south east quarter of section twenty.
nine; all of section thirty; all of section
thirty-one; all of setiqun thirty-two; the
west half of section thirty-three in townu
ship nine south of range sixteen east.
The south east quarter of the north easl
quarter, the west half of the north weal
quarter; the south half of section one; all
of section -two; the north east quarter
the east hall of the south eat quarter of
section three; the east half; the north
half of the north west quarter; the south
east quarter of the north west quarter ol
section eleven; all of section twelve; the
north half of the north west quarter; the
north east quarter; the south west quar-
ter of the north west quarter, the north
west quarter of the south west quarter-
the east half of the south east quarter oi
section thirteen; the north east quarter
of the north east quarter of section four-
teen; the north east quarter of the north
east quarter, the north east quarter of the
north west quarter of section twenty four,
in township ten, south of range fifteen
east. The west half of the north west
quarter, the west half of the south west
quarter, the south east quarter of the
south west quarter of section four- the
north half, the north half of the
south east quarter; the south east
quarter of the south east quarter of
section five; the north east quar-
ter; the north east quarter of the
north west quarter, the south half of
tht north west quarter, the south half
of section six; the west half of the north
east quarter, the north west quarter and
the south half of section seven; the east
half of the north east quarter, the south
half of section eight, the weat half of
the north east quarter, the south east
quarter of the north east quarter, the
north west quarter, the north east quar-
ter of the south west quarter, the west
half of the south weat quarter, the south
east quarter of section nine; the north
west quarter of the south west quarter of
section fourteen: the north west quarter
of the north west quarter; the south half
of section fifteen, the north half, the
west half of the south west quarter of
section seventeen; all of section eighteen;
the esst half, the east half of the north
west quarter, the north west quarter of
the north west quarter, the east half of
the south wet quarter of section nine-
teen, the wet half of the north west
quarter, the wvst half of the so~th west
quarter of section twenty; the north half
of the north east quarter; the south east
quarter of the north east quarter, the
northwest quarter of the north west quar-
ter, the north west quarter of south east
quarter of section twenty-two; the west
half of the north west quarter;' the north
west quarter of the southwest quarter of
section twenty-three; the north eat quir-
ter; the south west quarter of section
twenty-*even; the north east quarter of
the south east quarter, the south west
quarter of the south east quarter, the
eouth west quarter of section twenty-
eight 'tle brth west quarter, the south
of seti twenty-nine, the east half;
the sat hal of tbe northwest quater:
the Notuh east quarter of the sout west
quarter; the south west quarter of the
soMmt wet quarter of section thirty; the
east hailf, he muth west quarter of the
orth WeIes quarter of sectkh thlrty-me:
sehqf4h~ihcsawd, five hundrdd east nine
R4bft|9y.seveth bntdfwlthab acres
W or te s. s
Totether with all and singular the
tep*SP utt. haeditanents and appurten-
aNcs tbaefy to belonging, or in Any wise
*sppVirtnhag, mild tUhe reversioh and re-
vr*" s kemalnder and remainders,.
rots Isue a m'd profits thereof.
'Bald. p "rpert levied upon and to be
ld 14s i property of the said DeSen-
ants, to satisy and pay said dee'te, fees
and coat; terms cash.
Thibs i d diy of November. A. D. 1963.
W. r. BRQOME,
Special Master in Chancery.
SUn4r and by virtue of a decree f. tore-
closure made and rendered i the 2th
day of lBveember,- Io3, by the EHon. .L
M. Call, acting Judge of t e Circuit
Court, Etghth JudiqWial Circuit of Florida,
in andfor Alachb county, itsn a certain
chancery cause thereln pending wherein.
H. P. Dutton, John G. Nichols anud W.
G. Robinson, partners and bankers trad-
ing and doing business in Alachua county,
FlP)orida, under the firn name asod style
of H. P. Dutton & Company are ,com-
plainants, and Hill Printing Company, a
corporation existing under and bi virtue
of the laws of.tbo State pf. t lorlda, with
its principal offios and place of business
in Gainesville, Alachua county. Florida,
and W. X. 'Thomas are defendants, I, as
Special Master will pall at public outcry,
to the highest and, beat bidder for cash,
before tlie front door, on West Main
Street, of the building in which the per-
sonal property hereinafter described is
located, in Gainesville, Alachna county,
Florida, on Monday the 4th day of Jan-
uary, A. D. 904, between the legalhours
of sale, the. allowingg described personal
property situated in Gainesville, Alschua
county, Plorida, and being in the three
story brick Inilding known as the Bauk-
night building opposite and due west of
the old City Hotel, on West Main Street,
occupied by the Hill Printing Company,
to-wit: Tjhe entire printing outfit of the
Hill Printing Company, including print-
ing plant entire, consisting of presses of
eve ry desiiption and kind, type, type
Smachines, type furniture and press furn
Iture and all other furnitureof every kind
and character including office furniture
b and. fixtures and one number fve(5) Bab-
cock Optimus two revolution cylinder
press-except. one Mergenthaler Lino-
type Machine, one writing desk, one roll
Stop desk and the stock of stationary cont
isating of euvelopee, blotting paper, tag
boards, paper and cards.
f Together with all and singular the ap-
t purtenanees to the same belonging or in
any wise appertaining Said property
will be sold to satisfy said decree and
r costs. Terms cash.
Notice is hereby given that I, as ad-
Snuinlstratrix of the estate 6f 1. 1). Crom-
Swell, deceased, will apply to Hon. H. G.
mason. county y Judge of Alaclua county,
Florida, on the 8th day of December,
1903, at ten o'clock a. m. of said day, at
his office in the court house in Gaines-
ville, Florida, for the authority to sell at
private sale all the right, title and inter-
est of. Fletcher Cromwell in and to the
j following described lands situated in
Alachua county, Florida, to wit: The
west half of Block 6, Brown's addition to
" the town of Usineaville, Florida, and
which lies in and is a part of the north
west quarter of section 5 in township 10,
f range o20
f DORA T. CROMWELL,
SAdmiiulitratrix of the Estate of J. D.
C. C. THOMAS.
ATTroRNI'V AT .A AW,
Opposite Brown House.
'Phone No. 97.
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Office in Miller's Law Exchange.
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The first exhibition of the famous
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in Seed orUIt, Large orlll 5.StI l.
Advances made. Warehouse charge free: irm offers
made by letter or wire. Correspondence tlS
A Se1:dLe Ine 2L8 X A. P.. I Jn
Schedule effective june 28, 19os.
27 I I 55s
9 35a 8 oop 3 oap
10o 15 8 55P 3 40op
11 46 10 45P 5 03P
2 20op 5 36p
. 7 55P
I 26p .
I 58p 12 5a .
2 55P 2 t3
5 lup 7 2oa .
4 14p 4 18a .
5 Ixp 5 39a .
7 o8p oa .
7 28p II 46a. .
7 45 12 op .
6 oop 6 45a -
S. Jacksonville .
S. Baldwin .
. Cedar Key -
. silver Springs .
. Wildwood .
Daule City .
. Plant City .
. Tampa ..
34 34 1 66
ISa 5 oup
306 4 2o
4 04a 2 So
1 55sa & 4ip
13 a3a 1s 56p
7 cop 8 25a
o 28p o10 375
9 23P 9 45
4 45P 7 42s
3 5op 7 27
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oop 8 5oa
NORTH AND EAST 34 66 WEST & NBW OlUtA1AI 56 57
Lv Jacksonville . 8 45a 7 14p'Lv Jacksoeville . 3 40op 9 25a
tAr Fernandina .. o oa0 05 9 op Ar lak City .. Sip 20a
Ar Brunswick ... 2 oip io 35p At Live k .. 35P 12 04p
Ar Savannah .. i lop Ir 50o Ar Madiaon. . 7 55P j2 58p
Ar Fairfax . 3 o9p I 44a Ar Mputicell. . .. 9 lop 3 15p
Ar Denmark .. 3 57P 20on Ar Tallabasee . 9 40p 3 25P
Ar Columbia . 5 3oP 3 55P Ar Quincy . 4 17p
Ar Camden . .. 7 4op 5 54a Ar River Junction ... .. 5 o05
Ar Hamlet . 9 55p 8 05s Ar Pensacola . .. 1. o 5
Ar % ilmington . . 12 05p Ar Mobile . ... 2 55a
Ar Southern PInes n i8p 9 36a A" New Orle . 7 255
Ar Raleigh . 53P 10 45 Lv Jacksonville .. 8 p
Ar Portsmouth . 8 soos 5 35P Ar Maco . . 3 4oa
Ar Richmond, Va 6 35a 3 a2p Atlant . . 7 y50
Ar Washington ...... .0 100 8 3op Chattar.ooga ......... a 5
Ar Baltimore . ai 25a 25P Nashville . . 9 2op
Ar Philadelphia . 36p 2 50o St Louis . ... ...7 3ua
Ar New York . .4 15P 6.3o0 Chicago . 9 15a
Connections for Palmetto, Manatee, Oneeo and Sarasota, on 31, except Satur-
days, from Uaineaville.
Train No. 34, Seaboard Express, drawing room Pullman sleepers between
Tampa, Jacksonville and New York, via Richmond and Wasadngton. Veatibuled
day coaches between Jacksonville and Washington, via Rlichlmod Cafe dining
car service from Jacksonville. I
No. 66. Seaboard Mail, day coaches, mail, baggage and press cars between
Jacksonville and Washington, and drawing room Pullman aleev between Jack.
sonville and New York.
No. 55 connects at Stark for LaCrosse. Alachua. Williford, Wanaee and inter-
mediate points, and at Archer with Early Bird branch.
Nos. 56 and 57, Pullman sleeper between New Orleans and Jackhsoville.
SteamerSfor Key West and Havana. Leave Port Tampa undaya, Tuesday@ and
Thursday, i p. m.
A. 0. MACDONELL, Asa't Gen. Pass. Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.
E. C. COBB, Ticket Agent, Gaineaville.
Gainesville & Gulf R'w'y Co
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