The Gainesville star

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The Gainesville star
Alternate Title:
Gainesville twice-a-week star
Place of Publication:
Gainesville Fla
D.E. Godwin
Creation Date:
January 8, 1904
Publication Date:


Subjects / Keywords:
Newspapers -- Gainesville (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Alachua County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( marcgt )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Alachua -- Gainesville
29.665245 x -82.336097


The first issue of the Gainesville Star appeared on May 1, 1903. D.E. Godwin was its publisher, and the paper appeared semiweekly at least through October 4, 1904, by which time W.L. Hill had taken over its management. Some issues bear the heading “Twice a Week,” and publisher’s information occasionally referred to the “Gainesville Twice a Week Star.” The Star appears to have been affiliated with the Democratic Party. The Gainesville Star carried reprinted stories from around the world while providing a good share of local news as well. Among the issues discussed regularly in its pages was the adoption in 1904 of a “dry ticket” and the resulting closure of the town’s saloons. The prohibition of alcohol would contribute the following year to the relocation in Gainesville of the University of Florida, the state’s college for men. Gainesville was known for its good drinking water and the lack of any other beverages or activities that might get young men into trouble.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 1, no. 1 (May 1, 1903)-
General Note:
Publisher: D.E. Godwin, May 1, 1903-<Sept. 27, 1904>; W.L. Hill, Oct. 4, 1904- .

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Al MICA NOPY it froia plac io l.' often
i' ', '' 'y ;, ) --":': *. -' w without it ed to l tep ll, 1,1 14 '0tt10.
-' ages outside of the rmrhirilsp tou to a
ied Wediesday Afternoon atrew stars, re aired az ngly sinill. Yet-
:when it ina in once gets, it ash of circus
:011 0 ,. .. life it's all up with 1ii.lile 'i. i' river
0c c ock. g9od for anything else iand never walitso
Utd b'e. There nilist be a gertl, bhred of
theo sawdust, that gets inoi, the 'blood.
OPULAR YOURG COUPLE Take the canvnaei's, rfoinstuance. They
S.. -get $20 it month ond their bia'rtl. which
.. usually consistsaof bad gruh rtiiand an ltiu-
on Bridal T6otr-Will be at prompt bed In a wagon. Oftelt they
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Home to Their Friends at
Citraiter Two Weeks
A beautiui home wedding occurred at
thb home of Mr. and: Mis. E. C. Chillty,
at licanopy, Wednesday
Th coutractiig parties -vcre .Mr.
Charlesa l obert Ct-eria.poliular Atlantic
Coast ine railroad coriluctoc, and Miss
llAUie Geirtde Chitty, the charmingg. ac-
coMfplIshe4 and very popular daughter of d Mrs. E. '. h tty, antd the o6f
Maing minister was Rev. M. A. Clots,
jniaior -editor of the .S-.& thernr Baptist,
this city.
Only ithe iamiily and B few invited rela-
tives and friends were present, and after
tha caeitotqy a sumptuous dimner was
much enjoyed' by all present, after which
i)tr and Mr. Carter left via the Atlantic
Coast Line o0 ia two wee -is wedding tour;
They will -Visit Washington, Baltimore,
andethherpointduof interest, and then re-
turn and be at bome to their friends at
'Cttra. -'
The groom is ou. of tthe Atlantic Const
Lilhes most popular conductors, and the
bride ia ofone Qf the first families of the
County, and is exceptionally popular.
SThe' Star unites with' "the uinmerous
friends of the happy young couple in
wihing thorne a long life of unalloyed

PsUaL- lmwetaktiosm of Pope's.
Pope i4 Burns are respectIvely the
authors of more familiar phrases than
anybody. elasbut Shakespeare In mod-
ern times. Herei are a few of Pope's:
""Shoot tolyas sbhe flles,>""iope springs
eternal In. the human breastt" '"Man
" never .I. bit ltayis to be blessed,"
'Whatevert ., tio right," "The proper
study of b'manklnd'J is a i," "Grows
With his growth and strengthens with
hi0 atsetngth," "Order is heaven's first
law," "WWorth makes the ltn and want
of it the fellow," "Honor and shame
from no condition rise; act well your
part-there: all the honor lies;" "An
Sbonet mian's the noblest work of.
God," "Thou weert my guide, philloso-
pher and friend;" "Every woman IA at
heart a rake:" "Woman's at best SL con-
tradictlon still," 'u"Jt as the twig isa
bent, the tree's Inclined," "Who shball
decide when doctors disagree?" "A. lit-
tle learning is a dangerous thing," "To
er is. human, to forgive divine," "Bfeau-
ty draws us with a single hair," "Fools'
rsh In where angels fear. to tread,"
"Damn with faint praise," "Thie many
headed moister."
Dar' Klowth'u Rat.
The story-of the- luck of the Howthe
Is well known, and down to very recent
tlhmes a0 member of that faminlly would
petmt a rat to be put to death. Itwas
said that -about the year 1750 -,tie twen-
ty-stX,.t Bareon Howth was giving a
banquet to hst'frlends when a rat rush-
ed into .tbiall, followed by several
dogs, and. j mping on the .table, sat up.
before Lord Howth as If appealing for
protection. He saved its life, and from
'that moment It never quitted him. At
last he aet out on a foreign tour, accom-
panied by his brother, who persuaded
him to leave the rat behind,
81tting in a hotel at Marseilles, the
%im au4denly flew open, and the rat,
dripping wit, came crawling in and
went sI'tsijt tq the fife to dry Itself.
Lord Howtihb brother, enraged at the
Intrultoa, selap the poker and dashed
out the.rati iramins. "You have mur-
dered mer" el ed Lord Bowth and
instantly fell down and expired.-Lon-
dam Tit-Elks.
..4 a To t is a e*lo.
If Yoi poke about the corners of a
gardeI ou Will soon anderntand, says
th'e Gird, how the stories of toads
IPrsaoa It a solid rock arise. You
hartd e S~ d a toaed in Its chosen
rtMtt'whUbout wondering how it man-
aget- to t tm iad how tt proposes to
Bet out iaiw, and our aneators en-
shr ned tbi, betrachlan habit in the a' b'hole" as the name of
fG 1lb ,..o ,, h a pies of meat is
n If*aSe a batter, with no visible
myala of esgtrano or exit. This pecul-.
rllf W ttsyt leaving a base behind is
dugt-o M sirk ot burrowing back-
WW, M eh dOo ah strong hind
beog. tt.e. ..
th t. wa o *

4SeA*t0 Vt-'

at a tliwn- There's one fellow 1 know
who possesses more than the average
intelligence. He lhis a trade, and dur-
Ing the winter he makes on ani average
$20 a work, aind yet just as soon 1as the
circus season opens lie throws tp his
Job -rid goes out on the road with a
show for $20 a month. In ahnost every
town ithe management is besieged by
meni and boys who want to go along;
and many of them offer their services
for their board. It's a queer state of
affairs."-Philadelphia Record.
Prof tltaUe oiItellteua.
"The custom house nuisance can be
greatly abated by a knowledge of for-
eign manners," says all experienced
traveler. "Politeness is not absolutely
thrown away even on American cus-
tom house ofltcia4s, and in Prance It is
three-quarters of the battle. The whole
secret of getting easily and comfortably
through the dounne lies in the greatest
possible politeness and tie least possi-
ble appearance of flurry. 'Pardon, mon-
sieur; st vous aurez la boute,' ett., is a
safe prelude to a happy and rapid re-
lense. If you have nothing to declare
say so at Once and atit the same time be-
gin to open your bags and boxes. In
nine cases out or ten this will have the
effect of making tboeofficer chnlk till
your boxes without a- word. A-little
Joke, too, about the absurdity of Im-
porting anything into so perfect a coun-
try as France or sonic such- mild Jest
will often go far to put you on the best
of terms With the douaniler. lint above
ill things bt polite. Iternieimber that In
France you cannot lily it on too thick."
Small Plastio Judgrments.
:Thut insects thtInk -Is -Ire belief of a
French neurologist who hts been mak-
tng careful observations of rints aind
bees. lie thinks that, between the
does of the naturalist who regards in-
sects as mere automatons and those of
thie unn who treats theoin Us ) nnlrrr1nly
Intelllge-nt, tliere Is a happy niedium of
coniumoii sense, and tills lie Iis tried to
attlii.. Ills observations teach hlin
that, although most of the, acts of In-
sects crn be explained by distinct,
there remain what lie calls "sitnall
plastic Judgments" by wilch they
avoid difficulties pird steer tli r way
beyond dliigersa, h'lie directive faculty
of beea especially aird their wonderful.
nieniory for places call hiardly be ex-
phlined on thie theory of automatism.
P'lowvln the Water.
A curious method of producing plat-
inum is reported to be practiced by the
inhabitants along the Turn river, 'in
Tomtsk, Siberia. They cull It "plowing
the water." A raft is consitructed, and
fastened to it Is an Inclined gutter of
boards, which at its lower end Is pro-
vided with an Irou plow. While. float-
Ing down the river they scrape or plow
Itsbottom.. The sand scraped out falls
intq the gutter and passes into a tub
filled with pine boighlis, upolIn which
platinum is deposited. The sand of the
Tura river and its tributaries is o rich
in platinum that even this primitive
production is profitableto to the peasants.
"Two Pictares at Onee.# .
A well known landscape painter wan
busy "dashing in" the colors of 'a sun-
set. The tints were hurriedly conveyed
from tube to palette and from palette to
canvai, tor the artist was anxious to
catch the effect.
A rustic standing by observed the
operation for a Uttle while and thep roe-
marked: "Ar, you be a-pninting two
pictures at once. That's clever." Be
paused a moment and then blurted out,
"I like that picture best, the one you've
got your thumb through!"--London M.
A. P.
A Celebrated! nlteids.
Haydon, the celebrated historical
painter and writer, overcome by debt,
disappointment and Ingratitude, laid
down the brush with which he was at
work upon hil last great effort, "Alfred
and the Trial by Jury," wrote with a
steady hand, "Btretch me no longe
upon this rough world," and then with
a pistol shot put so end to his unhappy

Vn Mlree Troule, -
Mother-So you and Harry have
quarreled, have you, Hlortensel What
Sthem matter? Did be find fault with
the cooking?
Toung Wisa (solbblag)-No. mn-mam-
ma. My c-ooking suits him well
eough, but he s-ay I'm-I'm all
wrong ea the subject of baptism.--

'h r'azmec a tg a side show, Me"
IB. amoanl lI alarn--Ooshl Whee'
thes attsrlmal.nI -
I The Lotwr-Dok't bo alarmed, my
tmA., ia esa. oer Uving skuletsa.
tbi Is suheing from the ague, you

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This thing hatem pa."

One of the moe remarkable please of
nature salptuttre I C.lafolsa Is the
George Washnsto okf, s about thirty-
ive miles northwest of U sAngeles, I
the atm ona osAm e-a. aye the
Bunimt MagteMa A HAiela seaes-
meat could hardly bear truer tlkenes
to Georie Wal4sto them tIsi bachee
pictaeo totilperAgged CBtourOfahugb
bowler. .I&Si tOM O mo-I, e
only a t aaryU end O ts- -ag n O Flu da i
paiats t he stok I$ 4 l 0 aiiA
The hpaW Iis m
Tb I 14 "OPPONS. hfl (Wl.>|MM"

Tuaelkr -Inuknlght.
United in marriage at the I'reshyte-
rian church in Archer, Wednesday, Mr.
J. It. Tucker anrl iias Fula, the ac-
conmplished arid popular daughter of Mr.
and. Mrs. C. W. Baukiiight. The bride
aild groom are both very popular, and
they have many friends to wish thenim 'a



Mount Vernon Lodge No. z0 Is
In Prosperous Condition.


Interesting Session -Names of
the Officers-All Are
Ani unusually itnterestinig session of
Month Vernon Ltsxge No 2o, Kniglgts ot
Pythis, was held' Tuesdly -evening at-
Castle Hall, the occasion being the 'in-
sthallation of, the recently elected- officers
for the e'irising term. The following are
the officers installed:
. J. H. Douglas, C. <'.; J. A. Phifer, V.
C..; W. -D. Dickinson, P'relate; N. R.
Carter, M. at A ; J H. Brinson, K. of R.
andS.; R T. SchaferM. of W.; J. G.
Torry, M. of H ; A. M. Ciishnrar, M. of
V.;; D. Adamasoi, Inuer Guard; W. B.
Holder, Outer Guard. .
The.past teru, with Mr. R T. Schafer,
C. C., has been one of the most success
fu1 terms this lodge has' ever witnessed,
and the newly elected officers ere all en-
enth.usiastic, and we predict that the in-
terest and enthusiasm shown in the past'
will be.continued; .
A oPoet's Mother..
RIobert Buchtia un had one deep en-
Iili hiisin, his brother. hShe was always .
.M ulf In n her bieiluniet hut li h. le-
; li'dldl her to the eind of helr life is
;ilu>,>nr ilhiig ev ien 'i tg;r ih sl i hu nn..- lie
'<.uild i! tvr' r reaullz tla.t s' !' \'vWis grow-
l> tiu',e lI looking ri t hiI 'ir., e'.''o i whont
-,r'.. \\ t;r u i t'ut l'o- t .l -t y. I:.- \ th(I
i-. n i',,; ev'e 'arid geuldrh] t ':; ",.'.uru'lh
Sr!. l t .i -ed I '.ug ui 1I u'| r'i' t l'i .;;'in i it -; u ti '' ': i i l'.';,i-r. a inert a g: ii tiln' < t.v t iti er
P.; ul. lo r l t C i' -'1 l t.:.t suhe is
S d. il i I I i < 0-. t iti;;\ tZ i I w0V 'id
'' In, a Youthi of ei i-gtit'rl, he wetit
t r th uo : r '. 'a l ti>i...' tn weori tl y
.., I i 'h i t Ja uni'or'liu i' >'.1 tlir' rutilsvnuy
-;-u r iuu, l. lii li>'inrt inl-ing his ey s t' dliu
w'ii i iitue' --r.
"I i''uii 'dx.l," h si iy', "thalnt l. w'as for
i.the li'- tii ry uil'ut fnirniidiels laind alone.
I thliought uf iia' idotr literr praylig
for lite nt lieivl., and I loinge(l to turn
Ieu'k ii-il utk ltin l-'>orgl'v'ninst. fort ainy
pIuitn I haid iistsd lit-r. "v Eveii now I
lin.-'r tik- ua rillway journey lit night
, without re allIng ine do lisiiil heantniche
of that nidalnlght journrej to Loidonh"
Ahliiost dlally durliing this early strug-
gle did he receive n letter from her, nl-
nways full of lovlrisg instruction for ilis
guidance. Hlls inuwers, were overflow-
nlag with heurt and hope. other and
son were constant Inl this tender serv-
ice. From first -to lust they were the
best and mout Intinmto of fi-oends.
A Queer Marriagse Cereatony,
Ar! 'e the Kherrlas of India the
nmrr ..,- ceremony is quite elaborate.
Afterr miiny preHlmnlnaries the priest
begins this shingtlar performance: Tak-
Ing as rinll portion of the hair- of the
bride and groomn In turn from the cern-
ter of tine forehead, he draws It down
pin to the bridge of the nose. Then,
pouring oil on1 the top of the head, he
watches It carefully as j.t trickles down
tlhe portion of hair. If the oiall runs.
straight on to the tip of the nomw their
future will be. fortunate,- but If it
spreads over the forehead or trickles off
on Utler taide of the ios bad luck is.
sure to follow.. Their fortunes told,
generally to theIr own sallafaction, the
eseeuallal and -Irrevocable part of the
e-'r'-niouiy takes place. Stauselgd np
sile by Ride. lutt( with faces strictly
nv.' Mlie lrld.' and bridegroom
iiairk i'i-th otlir's foreheiad wIth "sIn-
dunr" (v,,rnllnai (rieat care la always
tiikEni Ilit nrtllher shall 'ntclt a glimpse
of the other during Itlils Important proc-
es which llnilly miukeS tlhe couple man
and wife.
lse o0. Law Peek.
A New Mexico correspondent sends to
Case and Conrmneut the following letter
written by a newly elected justice of
the peace In that territory some twenty
years ago. when conditions were some-
what more primitive than now:
"I wish you would send me a fee bill
for Justices snd constables. I have hut
one law book In my office, and that Is a
last years almanac and does not co.n-
tain a. fee bill.
"I had my first ease yesterday, and
the Jury promptly found a verdict for
the plaintiff, arid I charged the' defend-
ant $20 costs. He kicked, ansd I reduced
It to 815, which hbe paid. I then
'whacked up' with the constable, whIch
I thought would be about rIght. If I
don't bear from you before the next
ease cones on the costs will he 2.

Monroe Venable of Kanapaks, was one
of Gainesville's prominent visitors Tues-
John V. Dentop of Micanopy, was
tranusacting business in the city Wednes-
Attorney J. M. River returned Wed-
nesday from a professional visit to
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Medlin were in the
city Wednesday from their home at
Z. M. Seanders, oue of Hlawthorn's most
prominent citizens, spent Tuesday in
George Glass, postmaster of High
Springs, was a business visitor to the
city Tuesday.
jerryy M. Colson of Galnesille, spent
Monday night here.-Levy Time-Dem,
ocrlt, Jan. 7.-
James Fowls, a prominent mill" maU
of LesMe,. we e bahines visrtor .to
Gainesville Wedmemsdg.
old nswspWsp, sqieshe for wrapping
purpoes,15 isa. a J er sfer
eta., at Tat Sf seam
P, Marlomn asmey, a popular sties of
Wacabsoots, was aoug ht- hu esl.-
tsmi to t city Wa y,
M. psiae ie *os st il
tildiestothe clipl iry"' era..".

,1llstrtrry aml.daesrttsl- tqcll
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UARY 8, 19o04. NO.,.

0. H. Stewart, M W

o .o. ox "I w e He ave
Gainesville, Florida. W Have -.
Boiler Maker and In Stock, and are constantly receiv-
Sheet Iron Worker. ing "up-to-date" Shoes for 'Men,
SWeci. Wmen and Children, at popular
Prices and ot the best makes.
I would be glad to co.r-
respond with managers of, VW e call
either high or low pressure
boilers. Particular attention to the Ladies
ALL WORK GUARANTEED I "Brockport" and Mens "Al Amer-
Good References. V ica" and "Walk Over" grades.
Talues H. Granger, a former city utar- u
sblial of G(ainuesvllle, was in the city yes- atheson
hlera o, rn Tiiaies lo.t. .iiir ielrone. Fit .
If pyio want akoney oto buy or buld AM0a Q4 L Ine 0&daill.r |t.
1mey iy off nortgang, or controto9 1UrUp UifiWP5 FB.
tro>ll1 Investment nee Movers.
Jacob hurkhita of IlirriRgham, Ala., a t t a a

long and happy life.

Names of Jurors.
Aitortig the businesittausacted at the
adjourned session of the Boart of Coun.-
ty Coniiiitlioners Wednesday, was the
selection. and placing in the box of 310
tnaites of citizens to serve is jurors at
the ensuing term of the circuit court.

oots and Shoe*.
Boots are supposed to have -been the
JInvention of the Carians. They wAn
melitioned by Homler, 007T B;' .0.
Grecian women possessed twenty-two
kinds of footgear, which may be
classed is those which cover all the
foot up to the ankle and those which
simply lied on the top of the foot witu
wide. ribbons or straps. The practice
of shoe and sandal wearing can be
traced back' for some thousands of
years and is probably of eastern origin.
Frequent mention Is made of the shoe
In the Bible, from the book of Exodua
to the Acts, and there is mention made
of a shoe latchet as early as the time
of Abraham.
Food and Charnater.
A scientist has recently been Inveati-
gating the effect of food, particularly'
vegetables. on the human chairecter.
He affirms that a diet of carrots amael-
orates harshness of character and re-
duces nervous. Irritabilitty peas create
.Joyousness, while turnips bave a de-
pressing Influence. Cabbage Is good
for pulmonary complaints, while lettuce
acts. as a sedative upon the human
frame, owing to the opium contained
In its'milky juice. .
A Center of Attratelon.
"I shouldn't be surprised If our hebild
should be a great statesman, with ex-
traordinary talents for fillbUstering,"
said the father.
"Why, be can't even talk yet." said
the mother.
"That's true. IHo hasn't anything to
say, and yet look at the time and at-
tention he can monopoise."-Wasb-
Ington Star. .
rt.ter's shortrosmfu.
"The trouble with father," sald' the
gilded youth, "Is that he has no Idea
of the value .of money."
"You don't mean to Imply that he Is
a spendthrift?"
"Not at all. iBut he puts his mon0 y
away and doesn't appear to have of
appreoiatIon of all the things he mIght
buy with lt."-Exchange.
-The Dl renee.
"What is the difference between a
woman's whist club and a man'i poker
"Why, in one you get home, to din-
nor and in the other to breakfastL"-
Detroit Free Press.
Spend not all you have, believe not
all you hear and tell not all you know.
servants In C -hs.
A rich man'is servant In China geta
no salary, yet-many .are the applicants;
yhile big salaries are maid to the serv-
ants of the common people, but few
make application. The perquisites. of
the former often more than .triple the
salaries of the latter.

The first step to knowledge Isa to
know that we are ignorant.-Oell.
The wipe man i' cured of aimbitUloe
by ambition.-La Bruyere.
Try Pagan's market for best meats,
I. I,. Prevatt of LaCrosse, was in the
city Tuesday.
Col. John B. Dell of Hague, was In the
city Wednesday.
Miss liza Dell of Hague, has been on
a visit to Mrs E. Lartigue of this city.

Have you tried Olddings' Hair Grower?
Others have tded It and pronounced it
good. For slIe at B. Giddings' Drug
te, Oaineevill, and Postoffice Drug
Store and J. A Stephens, High Springs
Mr. Jmus Anthony, a newspaper aen
recently frnm North Carolina, and bis
brother Marvin Anthony, of Lake Butler,
ar intheulty. The Star editor, who knew
them years ago-at their former home at
Spring lHlll, Ga., was pleased to have
them call at this office.
Those Bostonian ses ftor men are
beauties, and -the prick can't be best.
And remember we carry t our shoe de-
pertment a complete line ladie' sad
cIldren's sboese and the prices can't be
equaled in the ctV. L. C. lSmith.
The editor returned Wedneeday after-
nooan from a visit to bhis trMr howe at
Cerre GOqdo, N. C. He wae somepoaied
by his a other, mrs. M. C. Godwin, who
will stpedth* witAr with heronmand
dult..lw. ,Mr. -as d .iM. W. L.
Godwis, at Pi*d&
In -ar deptsat -we stI
have a i l i jew silverware
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this city.
lton. PF 1. Townsend of Citrus coun-
ty, cane to the city Wednesday ai:d
placed his son, Jack, inl East Florida
John A. Maultsby of Calipville, and
Carl Williamson of Grahami, returned a
few days ago front their old home at
Whiteville, N. C.
Col. T. V. Porter, a prominent citizen
and buaslmesei nan of Jacksonville, was
looking after some ot his property inter-
ests in this city yesterday.
The Gainesville -Graded aind High
School, and thie East Florida Seminary,
are again lit operation, and new students
have entered slnce the holidays.
SIf it is Job ttprting you want just send
your order to the btir., -..It -will have
prompt attention, and work and prices
will ulit you. tf
Rev. M. A Clonits went to Micauopy
Wednesday to perform the ceremony on
the occasion of. the marriage of Capt.
Carter of. the A. C. I,. to Miss Gertrude
Giddhings' Hair Grower does the work.
For Sale by lDr. S. B. Giddings, aolnes-
ville, and the Psotoffice Drug tore n tdJ.
A. Stephens, High Springs, P1a,
Mrs. J;. Fletcher ItMl attended the
marriage of her later, Miss Allie Ger-
trude Chitty to Mr. Chrales Robert
Carter, at the home of the bride in Mic-
aunopy Wedniesday.
C. HI. Crisman of Micanopy, and It. B.
Godwin of High Spritngs, are authorized
to take subscriptions and collect ,for the
same for The Star. See them about it,
Mrs. W. N. Sheits, wife of State au-
perintendent Sheati, has been visiting
her many friends for the last few days,
She left for her home int Tallahassee
Wednesday mornhig.
In our China e:partmuent, you mnay
find a piece of Chitna or glassware, for a
New Year's gift, for.the friend you didn't
remember on Christmas Day. I,. C.
Don't fail to attend the Memorial ex.
ercises at the court house on the 19th.
The program is a highly Interestilg one,
and all who attend will be well pleased.
Everybody is invited.
Bring us your cotton, andI price our
goods. If you can do better elsewhere
than-with us, no harm done but give us
,a trial. 0, W. lasterlin. Co., High
Springs, Fla.
J. W. Wells, Worthington Sprltigs;
Win. Bou-ware, Campvllle;' D. .Hicks,
Waldo; Jno. Miller, Trenton, ond P. 13.
Stephens of High Springs, were visitors
toGailuesville Wednesday.
If your hair sla becoming thin try lid-
dings Unpsralseled Hair, Grower. For
sale by Dr. B. adding a, oainesville
and the 'ostoffice Drug and J. A
Stephens, Store, High Springs.
We are glad to report hat after a con
feteuce of tlietr"usteesof the High School
and the county b ard of public lstrnc.
tion plans were formed by, which the
high school will run for the fall term of
eight months.

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It' e to'th S n t ." W JLkh l ,2 I^ rted in hi. let portft rigton-Bul
ted to th Senate bMia* r ot,, this. omcfi er nd hi wer treatY A, d arOga
Presdent Roosevelt. locally began war against gooreceiving, In.' Ront aisg bu
.e nAlt States, and Only the .for opr honorable pl build the e
b e d coolness of our oleteptl alt a&d prot6et *lt Opeu iUghway
prevented bloodshed. Oth I6Mi.4, nladerse mId.
FACTS IN PANAMA AFFAIR 1a hAI letter of Noyember 8 Oet; that oat poMitith. the m adatory
S 1111d MUubbard seta Sort. tho (at0 4Of bcvilization haS been by'no mears
'n aor' In detail. 'isconcelved Is shown by thq promp
Cbols. Answer In Complilace With This paain otlicial acconat Of the n.' itude with which the power have, t
-tir Resolution Calling for In-. tIbrences of Noveabesn.4 Dhows that, after another, followed our lead in
Ing .I. i isttead of there baav *,j i t too much recognizing Panama M a" indopent
femUatlot--United States Not a provision by *' an govern eat state. qpur w.n cOiW-' 1 tOInl aa
Party to Fomenting a Revolu. meat for the nlmi=taLAAoe o( order and the new republic h'aa o oWif 0wed by
tion-Only Question Is ropertRy t, the order for like recogapllin .,,p, i, ,ne
Whether or N-ot We the molt lt h Aerican. war Germany,. e1 ltia, .Ewedef
Sh Build Canal ships betb too long delayed; so and NieorWtap ,-Klwair. ai Ohina
l t that there were but lor- Cuba, :reat ft& cap Wta rt
'. -- t-DW' Aalueg and sailors available Jfpa a 1A 9b"nt$W FIrtt .,
SThe principal feature of the preut,.. IiAlil protect the lives of Amer Th. e vpa"bl lmi., and as
de t's message, sent to the seat op 5 en .and women. It was onjy the I frmly be eve,, of the adJ0~ient parts
,eeo-pianc& with Senator Hoar's -rdao- e bs ad gallantry with which this of Onlt adid Sputhb Amerole, will be
n.on asking for a full .. -,IW l e band of men wearing the Amert greatrly beb t014 by the building o
t..n_ naskingfora .. ull statement lo 'can uniform faced ten times their their 6ans A4 M the guarantee 0, peace
the Panama matter, are as follows; number of armed foes, be.t o rry. "at,6l>e aload it4 li*e( a4id bhaid la
Slay before the congress for te In- lug out the- atrocious thlen z the bhleM with tU beiattIt to 'tem will go&
fOrmation a statement tof y action Colombian commander, that prevented thf i.eIpLt to .s45 and to mankind.
up to this time in executing the act murderous catastrophe., At Panama. -By our protnvt ad decisive action, not
enutled ".An act to provide, for th w the evolutio. bqke out, there only have our Interest& and those or
trucUion of a canal onnectd tne was no Amer --. ,ai-dft-war ad no tb g lWtt limtte b.e conelrvaed, but
ers the Ata and l'aci lmerica. troop 6r sailors. At ( w ha forestalled complications
oo ana," approved June 28, 190L. : ; ion, Com nndor IM b-4d acted with Which were likely to be fruitful in
By the said act the president was entire Impartiality toward both sides, loss to ourselves and in bloodshed and
Outrized to secure pr huZJt prev;ttg s y movement, whether suffering to the people of the Isthmus.
o e 1 .by to0 bllas or the Panamans, Meanwhile the only question now
s.* S5 G Comp ny and the perpetual con- whioh would tend to produce blood before os Is that ot the ratification of
t 4 r D t1ipsL mlles wide across shed.. Ogiol' o liaeri; 9e prevented the treaty. For it is to be remember
Intlh'u of Pr Panama -It wwas fur- a bOdy "t6 'tti IvutuionistB fro-m Oi-t-ie failure to ratify the treaty
provide that "should the presi- landing at Colon. Throughout he be wll undo what has been 4don. will
S n .Lb'b to obtain or1 ;.t .Un b t .pot creditable manner not restore Panama to Colombia, and
6ti sattler Ot r n,,J b. Maolrk Evennla Post, un Will not alter our obligation to keez
B ", lthb e 'llb dtrI6a'b4 der date of Panama, December R the transit open across the Isthmus
Within a reasonable time and there is an article from a special cor- and to prevent any outside power
.-M, reasonaGe terms, then tb,.pres- ripqnden which sets forth In detail frpa menacing this transit.
| d 4-1t should ubd1divor to l0yovid6 for the unbearable oppression of the Co- I conclusion let r e repeat that the
I anl by the Nicaragua route." lombian government In Panama. quetionB actually before this govern
7 This act marked the climax of the I call especial attention to- the conw mont1 ts not that of the recognition of
S.B.ort oq dle part of the United States eluding portion 1f. thi' Interview Panama as an Independent republic
eto ecans, so far as legislation was wleh states the willingness of the That Is already a ao0omplished fact.
S coedra e, an Interoceanie canal Panama people to fight the Coloml~pan The question, and the only question,
S _t bp slthmus, -.,...... 'ps. t the a COeatmaier is whether or not we shall build an
1 1 lg.ovypi~pl l t& llbald-to 0ermtI tt, tiat e :th*t. athalan oanal,
Odl s ls the Hay-trrtatreamy tnle railroad and therefore tolget into aI o- I transmit herewith copies of the
,-. s were, t'q,., teh whate athp elght,- 4ars take letotes from the minister of the
-. us early ap rs that reptibit of Panama to this govern
WAN "? s, that the oanal should be the: ft tt tat there was nq bloodthed matt, and of certain notes Which have
,-'The lUnited .States had- w1 Um- on the Isthmus was direoy di 4-n4 pasPed between the special envoy ot
''. 1 0n.o With the canal cer only due-to the proni tUd t en- the republic of Colombia and this gov
IAOnslbttlltes bn6t only to Its forcimnat by tht I m tt o g I it nent.
People, but to the r villsed world. ttail i pollUo. -ri S-the' pat THIODMO ON. OOSEVBiT.T.
Imperatively demanded that l1,o9 and4 p.tompts White House, January 4, 1"904 .
Ml bhelIt b*-, b4; d. edt- -,I .n.
eginniag the work. tn pn TAoT'S NAME SENT IN.
w ond. It ;r 1 9g`f TArTfl NAmit8KgNTr IN.
S ot w0btw t i ttat* t eIn have I'"Inportant Batch of Nominations
.el y, lnialn th In d In ', Tranmlitted to Senate by Presildent.
So r lyIn a b pui d d m In- The president Monday sent to the
to sel not merely in A spirit of struotions to protect nme transit. One senate the nomination of William H.
0e but in a spl* .. t--o -g ~hwS'ls-mew tloo resulted in three Taft, of Ohio. to be secretary of war.
i. t2 .Wi th9 people tbrQuf years of Warfare; and the aggregate The president also nominated Luke
Id_ W i. 'ihti illd ft. 'The of blodheshd and misery caused by I. Wright, of Tennessee, to be civil
I!reaty, it erred at all. them 'has beea Incalculabl, governor of the Philippines and Han-
th dtaltdeti' a an over-ean- The fact that In this last revolution .yy C. Ide, of Vermont, to be vice civil
S tWSard t1 Qoloabla i govern. not, a life was lost, save that of the governor of the Philippine Islands.
ra .. Ii" 'our anxiet to be fair we man killed by. the shells ot the Co. Civil service commissioner, John W.
hq 60 t 0 tc 1 the-7 yergt In yl1lding lamblon .gunltat, Aib4 nof property de- Black, of Illinole.
StO weak nation's demands what that etroyed, was due to the action which Consel general Henry D Saylor
Sway helplessly unable to en- I havedaii@tWb(d. We,. In effect, po. Pennsylvania, at Coburg, Germany.
e from us Wagainst our will. It is liqed t. lQt hus In the Indfrest of Its Assistant secretary for commerce
h i n e noei could ons tr t bsha .ad of bUr own national and labor, Lawrence 0. Murray, Ill[-
8 wilk the neutrqllty of. the needW, R4 for the good of the entire nots
;'. J a ? 10 es dt. ofo oOlitrol lvMled4Ml. Failure to act as the Marshal, James A. Toler, northern
TOOi.": t Ulated for. Jn the ILy. sditaliitrkt(iota cted would have district of Mississilppl.
,'Rftiehl 'to gRsan' meant gint wriste of life, great auf- A Ilft of postmasters was also trans.
-' e o Atlonul wa deessarily eringi great destruction of property, mitted.
WI' blibn& y 'practleable trez- all of which Wha avoided by toe Drm- Altoghther, the batch of nomlua-
Bl t. S, thereft renee '-and prudence with which Com- tons sent In for confirmation is thq
sod IS Ll u a dtueitfbn whether meander Hubbard carried out his or- most Important Preqldent Roosevelt
O' fn e!a enattl~y 'tq bar'the trtp. dere nd prevented either party from has sent in during his administration.
t the world'p traflMe, across the attacking the other. Our action was The appointment of Governor Taft as
IsS ',-br Ur the peace both of Colombia and secretary of war to succeed Ellbvi
hat the canal Itelf -was eagerly of Panama. It is earnestly to be hopod Root, was expected. likewise the ap-
diDnlded by the people of the local, that there~ will be no unwise conduct pointment of Luke E. Wright, of Ten-
I t. through which it was to pass, atd on our part wbich may encourage Co- nssesee, to succeed Taft as govern'nr
tl- the people of this locality ini! lombla to embark an a war which can general of the Philipplne Islands.
le* eagerly longed for construction not result In her regaining control ot Judge Wright has been vice governor
UXer American control. are shown the isthmus, but which may cause of the Islands and sl thoroughly fIa
by-the unanimity of action In the new much bloodshed and suffering. miller with the situation in the Phil-
PlBaat S rtheatld, Cd1' ". Injtirloua Ilninuatione. Ipplnefa
4 h bls, l ahgil ted ttre t:' heslta to etfqt to -fe inrioune The appointment t of Gen. John C
a ap 5Jr~ ts ans wali Insinuationsi w ih have bben nlde or Black, of Illinoais, to the office of civU
l 3her owe to ah -^-pHollt by IBis govertinent In the service commissioner to succeed the
Sf P iG sinne shown the utmost revolutionary movement In Panama late John 8. Proctor, le distinctly a po-
AIR E ?to accept the .apo treaty, Ty ar-p as dpstttute of founation as littal play on the part of the presi-
y the status quo cod be r'e- of prop~lity'. The only excuse for my dent. General Black is commander
K ",' C?"* S "mentioning the Ja the fear, lest ln- in chief of the Grand Army of the Ri-
-... iJE. lt.1l congrt det.a- thinking pqtoMt inslgt..jlsIbaahl loo public, and has also been prominent-
e!tt ed where the canal Was to aoquiesence the silence of mere self ly mentioned as a good man for see.
*B M'.' S'-_Sa* y4l-Ai ne he made for. the o that no one oppneoted with this and thls appointment by Roosevelt
Sbi'os the rstmtn itta a' enlad any prqvlos know takes hima out of the hands of the dem.
5 OAd Ift, gy '.t solution eteit such as oarats.
I.e t "acoes to any 'rqs of ordi ---
-t^,,. tna. no atum use posen io in la e who .ieo. d the newas- VETERANS HONOR LONGSTREET.
S a- no meant papora and kept up a current ac-
Bffi .;r :* ad[ i~i l tia t9 Cllalntnc with ce aflira. Mortal Remalne of Dead General Lies
!;.:/l.- e .itbte.e -aM o b^'F UIts In state at Galneaville. Ga.
: 0'!~,. ,-lyl:gwg- ?r QH-:'. At Galneaville Ga., Tuesday after-
," l Uewas called New Oraned r om, h" lanablmls hardy'lo-re ord noon, General Lonatreot'a body wa
Rasor Panlle a wam*.tadh, Pee. ed li ,any similar case-the Deople cl moved from the home of his daughter
was ini Aa e've!turntqM Pathlaa declared themselves an I de to the rotunda of the county court
As,,'f eveno"tsUa h tred t elUU- pendent republic. Their recognlt'.uu house, where It lay In state until 11
*-'- by this government was based -upon o'cao Wednesday morning.

a de estate of facts In no way dependent The. Oandler Horse Guards acted
,1+ W sr Tt justification upon our action in as.escort, the active pallbearers bear.
a"* lid 'wuw iVO l~in" t 0 F capes. I have, not denied, Ing the remains to and Irrm the
feel a abroad and W4 Wi81 to deny, either the val- hearse.
141o1 a the lantr I 11. roprntly 6f the general After being place In position, the
..t.. ..lepten- e+w state Slo4 not be .easket was owpnet Land a stream of
,t&- rJde ib n6t till it has people at once began filing by to got
to-. e' Jll to maintain Its In a look at the dead Warrior. The cna.
eelb 4 M rule a derived from haket, a Very handsome one, was drap.-
artegend lat b.e itl ( Uoa Intervention, and ed in a confederate and federal flags
bad been no ; u rn of that principle has and was covered with a profusion of
s. but that th e6BeWI b aR served by the Unitsd handsome floral offertngs.
critical if the revolutionary pt *.the principle from
should act. On this o ainMlr the rule la sub- GAME OF GRAFT SUSPECTED.
ateh d Press nla W&b t .ad there are, la In
bulletin stalling that a remvo B anl d Imperative re*- Aooeunts of Interstete Coemmerce Com.
tb 'had occurred e refrom It was Ju- mielon Being Probe&d
u~ht 10 the aSt^ t i t Treasury department experts have


nmmander Hltji
otanent mha' ]
4 "lctd, the Im

red amandl
mt anm 9be

ita tuuea an lvestilgaton of the me-
otsiat Of the Interstate commerce
;eob itl la take at the instance

p1 .U Chairman Clements, of the
rMiu ,a a teaslt ot pwealatent
Wigtett tao the draw
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Notled Confederate General
Passes to Great Beyon',


4led Only Maenly Returned to His
"Ome in aine4Wi*e frem
Cheollge Whers H H ld een
AUnder Treatment.

General James Longatreet died Lat
the howme of bis daughter, INtts. J. Nstin'
Whelchel, at Gainesville. Ga., Saturday
afternoon at about 5 o'clock,- rather
suddenly from pneumoia.i
A few days ago he contracted a cold
which went Into pneumonia and hem-
orrhages came on, ovcota.xlg his
strength and causing his sudden death.'
His sudden end was a great surprise
to his family, as only a short time be-
fore he was discussing Improvements
to be made on his farm near the city,
and talked as though he had every
hope of life for some time yet.
At the time of his death his wife,
who was Miss Ellen Dortch, formerly
of Carnem.ville; his only daughter, Mrs.
J. Estin Whelchel, and his sons, John
G,-atd4 Randollh Lngatireet, WOrad
with him.
The general raised up on his bed and
-a great gush of blood came from his
mouth and through the old wound
which he received at the hands of his
own men through mistake at the battle
of the Wilderness, and he fell back
lapsing into unconsclousness.
General Longatreet returned to Jila
home in Gainesville two weeks ago
from Chicago, where he went for treat-
ment for cancer of the eye. The af-
fected member was X-rayed out, and
his general condition seemed to ba
better than in year before.
General Longstreet was first mar-
ried to a daughter of General John
Garland, United States army, and she
died fifteen years ago.
Five children survive the union,
namely, John 0., R. Lse, James add
Randolgh Longatreet, and an only
daughter, Mrs. J. Estin Whelchel. R.
Lee, who is a reslieni. of Washington,
D. C., and James, who sl a captain Il
the Thirteenth cavalry, United States
army, now doing service in the Phil-
ippines, were the only children not
with the general at the time of his
In 1907 General Longstreet was mar.
ried to Miss Ellen Dorich, former as-
sistant state librarian. "No isaue re-
shrited from his second marriage.
Bince hbi appointment by President
McKinley as United States railroad
commissioner in 1898, General and
Mrs. Longstreet, for the most part re-
sided In Washington, D. C. They spent
part of their time during the summer
seasons at the general's summer home
at Longstreet Heights, near Gaines-
Sketch of His Life.
General James Longetreet was borri
In Edgefleld district, 8. C., on January
8, 1821. -His family removed to Ala-
bama in 1831 and he was appointed
from that state to the yVest Point mil-
Itary academy, where he was graduat-
ed in 1842, arid was assigned to the
l'ourth Infantry. He was at Jefferson
barracks, Mo., In 1842-14; on frontier
duty at Natchltoches. La., in 1844 45;
in Texas In 1845.46. and in Mexico at
the battles of Palo Alto, Resaca de Is
Palma, Monterey, Vera Crus, Cerro
Gordo, San Antonio, Churubosco and
Mollne del Rey. For gallant conduct
In the two latter engagements he was
brevetted captain, and major, having
already been made first lieutenant
February 28,. 1847. At the storming
of Chapultepec. September 8, 1847, he
was severely wounded. He was chief
commissary of the department of Tex.-
as. 1849.1l, was commlsloned captaIn
In December, 1852. and major and pay.-
master in July, 1858.
In 1861 he resigned to Jqin the Con-
federate army, of which he was Imme-
diately appointed brigadier general,
and won distinction In the first battle
of Bull.Run. His brilliant and brave
record throughout the war Is a matter
of history.


slesue Invitation to "Dollar Dinner" at
Lincoln, Nebraska.
In an Invitation Issued at Lincoln
Nebraska, Bryan democrats ask all the
faithful to a banquet January $9. Af-
ter telling of the honors conferred on
Mr. Bryan abroad, the call declares:
"Loyal democrats, therefore, deem 't
only fit and proper that this splendid

American citizen and great democrat
be honored by his fellow democrats
upon his return home and. to that end,
are arranging a 'dollar dinner' to be
held at the Lindell hotel, Lincoln, on
Jannuarv 18, 1904."


The Knoxville and Bristol. Short Road
In Tenne"@ee, Is Absorbed.
With the beginning of the new year,
the Southern railroad absorbed the
Knoxville and Bristol, a road forty
miles long, running from Corryton,
Tenn., to Morristown, Tena. The road
was oertgtally projected to run from
KaaXville to Brtstol and there connect
with the Norfolk and Western. The
tmasfer was made at Washalaton.


Millionaire Brewer. Captain Frederlek
Pbt, Joins Silent MajeQily
Captain Frederickt ppbst. OT years
01. ureemdeat tf the Pat Muwj
OoWa iy. died at hble itiae In Miiwau-
, r ,w rmr Ctptaal Pahat rawl.
;at the end had case, sMd talked
a.... .....t te Al ir a
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Vhtige Polnts In Koreta.


S4l-OMffolal Report that Ruselan
friepe are :Marching Upon Saoul,
the GeCital of Kireea-Japan
Makes a Counter Move.

Tihe Cbee-oo correspondent of the
Parts edition of The New York Her-
ald, cables as follows:
Might thousand Japanese troops are
ready to land at MaMsapho, and their
landing probably will moan war. A
regiment of cossacks Is expected at
Port Arthur. Reserves are belng
moved from Blagovyeshensk (the cap-
ital of Amur province in eastern Sibe-
ria), to Tsitslhar (in Manchuria). The
position of the troops In Manchuria Is
being rearranged, but their location
la kept a secret.
Russian Troops for Korea.
A semi.ofacial dispatch to a St. Pe-
tersburg news agency from Vladivos-
tock, and private information from
Mukden, state that owing to disturb-
ances between the Koreans and the
Japanese In Korea, the Rnuslan Soc-
ond rile regiment, at its full
strength, has been dispatched to Ko-
rea In order to protect Russian inter.
eats there.
Preparing for Action.
A special from Toklo says: The
Russian reply to Japan has not yet
been received. It is reported from
Vladivoetock that the Russian squad-
ron there Is preparing for action.
According to another report a Rus-
sian cruiser has left Port Arthur with
a small military force on board. Its
destination is unknown, but it Is
probably Chemulpo, Korea.
An extra edition of the Toklo ofl-
cial gazette has been issued contain-
ing army and navy orders prohibiting
the publication of any reports of the
movement of troops or war vessels
from this time on. Otherwise, the
Japanese authorities are not Interfer-
ing with the press messages.
United States Marines Arrive.
A detachment of thirty-five marines
from the United States steamer Vicka-
burg, now lying at Chemulpo, arrived
at Seoul, the Korean capital, Tues-
day, a guard for the American lega-
tioa. Another body of seventy ma,
rines will arrive later. The United
States transport Zaphiro Is also at
Chbemulpo, where Russla, Japan and
Great Britain have each one war ship.
Quiet prevails, but the palace is heav-
ily guarded by the Korean army.
Thb movement of the Japanese
troops and fleet are unknown In Seoul.
The attitude of the Korean govern-
ment Is unchanged. Solicitude In
shown as to What may happen on the
arrival of Japanese troops.
Amerloan Admiral Cautioned.
The St. Petersburg correspondent of
the PariJ edition of the New York
Herald, sa&s he Is advised that Ad-
miral Evans has been Instructed not
to allow the movements of his war.
ships to be such as to encourage the
construction that the United States is
supporting Japan. The correspondent
sas -'hat the action of the United
States government is sincerely appre-
clated, the conviction being In high
quarters that Japan, If unsupported,
will not declare war.


iramentWi efl i *.CK B1 ** -

'Praeticalely 91e Ur euu a. of the
soete Teasday Was devoted to s
speech by, Mr. Lodge co the situation
on the isthmus of Psanama. e dis-
cussed the abstract questloa of the
. right of the president to r ecoglll
the Iadependence of a new RatIoa
and concluded that such a prerogative
pertains exclusively to the oleo of
the chief executive. He also contenild-
ed that there had 'been a .general
expectation of. an uprising in Pana-
ma in case of the failure of the Hay-
Herran treaty ,and declared that the
I president could not have done less
than Inform himself of. the prospect.
Mr. Lodge argued that our interven-
tion in Panama had been only in the
Interest of peace and contended that
the president had not gone a ,stp be-
yond what the proprieties called for.
Mr. Lodge made reply to those who
contend that preventing the secesion
of the southern states In the civil war
debars this country from recognizing
any nation which has come into ex-
Iqtence through secelsion as has Pan.
ama. He deemed this argument un-
worthy. Really under present circum-
stances other could now be no forma-
tion o fa new nation except by se-
cession. The right of secession In the
right of revolution an4 has nothing
to do with law.
Many instances In which recogni-
tion had been purely executive were
cited and the senator asserted that
President Taylor had prepared to rec-
ognize the independence of Hungary
before a government had been estab-
lished. In reply to a question by Mr.
Bacon, of Georgia, Mr. Lodge said he
had voted for the resolution, declar-
ing that "the people of Cuba are and
of right ought to be free and inde-
pendent," but he said that as there
*was then no government In Cuba, his
vote then had not been InconMestent
with his present attitude. His con-
tention was that the recognlUtion of a
government is purely an executive
Mr. Lodge read from a speech made
by Mr. Morgan, la the fifty-seventh
congress, protesting against the rati-
fication of the treaty with Colombia.
Mr.. Morgan construed Mr. Lodge's
action to be an Inference that he (Mr.
Morgan) had altered his views con-
cerning the rights of Panama to the
proceeds of the sale of the ianama
canal concession.
Explaining that he had not changed
in any particular his views on th9
matter, Mr. Morgan said he supposed
the speech had been brought into de-
bate for the purpose of reproaching
him. He then asked Mr. Lodge:
"In the absence of any agreement
with condemned felons in France con-
stituting the Panama Canal Company,
would you be willing now to take this
$40,000,000 to be paid by the United
States and give It to the republic of
Mr. Lodge answered that he would
not be willing to so divert money
which he believed to belong rightful-
ly to the Panama Canal Company.
Mr. Lodge declared the question in-
volved to be an American question
and one In which the whole American
people are deeply interested. The
question is neither partisan or s'e-
tional, and the senator thought all
should unite in sustaining the course
that had been pursued. For the life
in him, he could not see the wisdom
of the course of some of the demo-
crats in this instance. As a repub-
lican he would like no better Issue in
the ending presidential campaign


Alleged that "s9inas HuAnawred
NO" 0 3JaPS:WIth RefPS4aI to
Siant come o 0ma-s'p~y-
"hli FeW* ftrUgWe wrvt

'A AsEt a tt# r twm Toklo,. J.
Pa sir A.p;p aqul4dron, con.
alstlai of esi armored cruisers and Ad.
mis'al Kamlmuras,I eOpected to leave
BSeeho tomonrsw Salturday) for Ms.
sampho, Korea.
Sesho ila a Jpan iSport 25 miles
to the west of NagasakL

A London dCOsMtAh sayas The Far
eastern outlqok is gloomy. No further
news has developed, but the fact that
not a single telegram fromt Japan has
been received by any Lqnlopn newspa.
per since Thursday night In itself
creates alarm. The telegraph compa-
ny Is not aware of any delay In the
transit of messages, and It, therefore,
Is supposed that the Japanese govern-
-ment is stopping dispatches.
The feeling of apprehension was
reflected at Lloyd'E Friday, underwrit-
ers demanding additional premium to
cover a war! risk on all vessels, no
matter of what naUtonality, proceeding
east of Singapore.
The London morning papers print
alarmist statements. The Dally Tele-
graph, in leaded type, says:
"ven In diplomatic circles hitherto
sanguine of peace, there Is a recogni-
tion that a rupture is all but inevitable.
Neither Japan nor Russia rill abate
anything- In their claims, and there is
no disposition on either side to Invite
the Umedation of friendly powers. It
is believed that Japan will take decis-
ive steps within the next few days un-
less a conciliatory message is dispatch-
ed from St. Petersburg, a contingency
which those best able to form Judg-
ment do not antleipate."
The Dally Man deals atmilarly with
the situation and says that It under-
stands that Russia has reached a de.
alsion, whiph, when communicated to
Japan ,must precipitate hostilities.
Among unconfirmed rumors la
steamship circles, it is said that the
Peninsular and Oriental steamship
companies have sold four of their lin-
ers through a French firm to ftusla.
The Dally Mall's Malta correspond-
ent reports that ive Russian torpedo
boat destroyers, which are undergoing
repairs there, have suddenly been or-
dered to sea In an unfinished condl-
Japanese Minister Talks.
Baron Hiyashi, the Japanese minis-
ter in London, has been Informed from
Paris that Russia has dgcirded not to
grant the Japanese proposals.
This Il the first Intimation any one
In London admits having received
anent the Russian reply.
The baron said to a representative
of the Associated Press: "It my Infor-
mation from Paris la borne out by the
wording of the Russian reply and the
Japanese government adheres to Its
present determination, there seems to
be small possibility of averting war.
Foreign Secretary Lansdowne has
Informed one of the foreign ambassa-
dors that he has practically given up
all hopes of peace.
The statement made by Baron Haya-

ihl, the Japanese minister, that he bad
Rock Island Passenger Train In Di.- than the Panama canal, but as an been Informed from Paris that Russia
astrous Collision With Freight. American, he would regret a division had decided not to grant the Rapanesa
Rock Island passenger train No. 8, on this important question. proposals, is regarded as beIng most
the through train from Chicago to grave, and especially In view of the
western points, collided with a freight PABST GAVE MILLIONS. minister's statementsthat his informa-
train five miles west of Topeka, Kan-ton came from Paris, and the fact that
sas, about I o'clock Wednesday morn- All Rblatives of Late Milwaukee ti he permitted such for, mad the ft that
Ing. Reports from there say many Brewer Were Remembered. he known permitted such inortional stage.
persons were caught In the wreckage. Captain Frederick Pabst, whose fu- come known at this, critical state.
The general superintendent's office neral has Just been held In Mllwau- It was learned that Japl hast oe-
reports the wreck as very serious, hee, made gifts on Christmas day to culred a large additional I otlt of
Engineers Reardon and Benjamin every member of his family, said by coal in the name g of one of t ages
were killed. More than a dozen pas- hiB close friends fo aggregate some nlh shipping fArms send ves
sengers are fatally iurt. $5.000,000 or $6,000,000. Captain Pabst sels to the sfar. GEast,
All the passenger coaches errept fully realized his Illness would be fa. IThef St. James Gseett A ys "It un-
the last two Pullmans wore piled tp tal. and that the end was not far off. der stands tat the Japanee severn-
In a heap. The two trains met square- The entire wealth of Captain Pabst ment has taken over two vessels of
ly in a head-on collision. Is estimated at $10,000.000. the Nippon line for use as hOepital
shJps. Fr
State Legislature Convenes at Jack. No Dividend Paid on Common Stockt Chure en m l--io-
so**n and Organization Perfected. of Steel Trust. Methodlet Church Jeln t ammiselon
The Mississippi legislature assem. The dividend on United States Steel Completes Part of Its Work.
blood at Jackson Tuesday In regular common was passed at the quarterly Hymns of the Methodist Bplacopal
bienaial sessionI meeting of the directors In New York church and of the Methodist Eplacopal
n the house N.Thomas, Tuesdaybut the regular1d -4 per church, south, have been elasslfled
In the house 11. N. Thomas, of cent was declared on the preferred, under the following geapt.lheedis by
Washington, was elected speaker, and stock. This was practically what r the J oint committee o en lic hand by
L. P. Smith, of the same county, clerk. Wall street expected. the joint commtt h Iehes sw sub-
The minor offices were also filled. E. Ules othe tw chaes tow ases-
ISlon n I wauhlaxt: ,Wiem the
H. Moore, of Bolivar, was chosen Host of Employs*e idle, Trinity, the ler, th Holy
president of the senate pro ten. FPlfteen railroads of tb& General GTrLalt, the H tllser. the ur, t- OHoly
Governor-elect Vardaman and the Managers' Association of Chicago r o- oth e Hoel ChrlptW l te, ,ieurch,
other state officers will be sworn in port the laying off of nearly 18,00o em- t. e r *nt, a Cperiel sti fe T e andcc
January 19th. ployees during the last three months. tealt, PharlW and Bleet i a cc
mot slonam, charitr and doazlogies&


Record for United States and Canadd earful Work by an Explosion of NI.
Show Total of S16,197,700. troglyeerlne In England.
A record pf lose by fire In the Unl- Fourteen men were killed and sev-
Pourte=n men were InstanUty kill-
ted States and Canada for the year ed and several more or less serlooiy
Just closed compiled by The Journal Injured by an ezxpllosion at these S o
of Commerce. New York, shows. a to- glycerine department at the National
tal of .956.197,700. This is the great- xplesive Works, eight miles from-
Penzaaee, Wasglad. -Nearly eveWr
et loum of 1sines01 with the excep window at 8. -Ives, three mnes dis-
tio ot 1901. tant, were shattered. Many windows
_-_-.-,_a. were also smashed at enmsance.
FoO the Revrey of Sody of Millione &--- Teprte new
afit GeW Sonem, Whe ulodede Prevalle at Many Points.

1,9 L t OTith or g made by er reports from all pVer NOW island
reWto G Iet.f ftwYork, to overs 8 indleate the most tn(ense cold. At
r We rd a 1 S 0;eo0 10 tr e rm eovey ~of M. a W o stre s
the 3y. b son, Granville W.v 8a ,the first Ue harbor wtn year I
O*lt, Pisdent ot the Metbalss'N Mft, h No S wHamps hie bi degrees I
, ,,*'M*. fr 00o''ag-I l Mrwi .allt. f y s w *iamIs


Three Guete tKillted Aid- Otfhe In-
jured In Mad Rush f street
Three per ma wme ko and tour
Others Injtlued it a & qtVda2. night
that destroyed .w tel, In
Chicago. Nearly ope howdrt, guets
arere In the hotel at t bile6 With

the remembrtueea4l triw4O the-tbew
tre horror treh 1 ti V every
one in thk tplame atrcke

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iqwmboodore. omearville Nicholson. of
the United States Navy, in a letter
S from 1887 14 St., N. W., W-anhingtoli.
D. 0.,says:
"eour Peruna has been and is now
used by so.nany of 'y friends and ac-
.I q ntances as a sure cire for catarrh
Sthat I am. tonviuced of Its curative
qualtiue, and I unheettatingly recom-
mend It to all persons Suffering from
that complaint."--S. Nicholson.
The highest men in our nation have
ypn Peritna a strong endorsement.
sn of all classes and statiojis are
*eqalfy wp re eted.'
SIf you dAn aot derive prompt and sat-
itfstory results from the 'use of PIc-
runa, write at once to Dr. Ilartman,.
gvlting a"Tull statement of your case.
s.d he will be pleased to give you his
Vyltable advice gratis.
.Addreea- Dr. Hartman, President of
TheHIrtzagnSaultarium. Coluinbus, 0.
M" Yoqr Drivagiit for a free. Peruna
Alalqnac for 1904.

S.,- :Pellct Cure for Insomnia.
That any policeman 'can sleep'after
midnight, provided he haq his unl-
form on, 'da vouched. for by Alfred
.blw' formeotly a patrolman In the
BElhteenth. District. One night ha
Wi oeeupying a: bed in the station
houso vainly endeavoring to sleep. He
tossed and, rolled -from side to sile.
The xight' was very warm.
SSuddenly a' brilliant idea struck
himTa flejuin'ped from .his bed, hastily
donned hbli uniform, and, again lay
ddwn. -He tiwears that the charm
acted lliko magic. He slept soundly
for twelve hours.-Philadelphia Led

"Oeorge," said the little girl to her
S brother as she looked up from the pa-.
per she Was reading, "Iti snys here
tlat another octogenar'a. is' dead
What is an octogener!an?"
"Well, I don't know what they are,
but. tbhey must ba sickly creanturen
You never heor of tlem bait they are

Caller: So your papo and mamma
are going to take you to Europe with

Willie: Yes'n.
Caller: Aren't you afraid to go on
the o i.ean
Willie:' N'm. I ain't afraid of noth-
tli'. Prim been See
men's Journal.


Ofl w given up to die with
qulek Consumptton. I then began
to e Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. 1
improved at once, and am now io
pfect heahh."- Chas. E. Hart.
NMn, Gibbatown, N. Y.

It's too risky, playing
with your. cough.
The'I rst thing you
know it will be down
deep in your lungs and
the play will be over. Be-
*t--eerly with Ayer's
Cherry Pectoral and stop

i w sedoter. It bea l s
It. Ahe It ,
sw~brkn~ wnine-



oIib and Arrtow Shell.

104" mIWithMTAN-I
-mkN noie -

w L f tl Eeotblack Mastered tIm,

A Story which lies very near the
heart of the few, says Success. who
have come to know of It is that of
Carlo and the circus poster. Carlo Is
a little Italian boy of In0, and he lives
In one of the back tenements In Or-
chard street. To got to Carlo's home
one has to pass through the close, I I
smelling halls of a tenement that
faces the street., cross a court black
with countless children. and white
with drying clothes, an.d enter a dark.
carpetless room perpetually filled
with steam and the smell of washing.
Carlo lives there with an army of
brothers and sisters. Ireo blacks
boots and runs errands, and when thit
story began he had never been to
school He is a cheerful I1l('. soul,
ordinarily, .bue his heart knew one
bitterness-envy of the neosboys he
knows who are able to spell out thea
headings of the articlees'n the papers
they sell. It was only a few weeks
ago that Carlo made up his mlrid that
one'd letters can only be earned by
trying to learn them. Hie had no
books, he could not buy any, and he
knew nobody alho owned bool, ..
Newspapers were accesFsible, but tha
print was small and It tc to spell out the wor,-i. Then one day
he saw a circus poster
The circus poster was red nir.1
orange and wonderful. It had p10.
tIres of animals IeI kndwrand fat
more he didn't know-but they nil
had letters underneath that, with tlmI
help of the pictures and the little he
already knew, he was able to make
out.-- With his bootblack kit over his
shoulder Carlo stood by the half-hour
before this dazzling text-book. When
a -word proved too much for hi-m there
w as always a sympathetic passerby
to give him frtondly aid.
ITe meant to atop one morning 't3
spell once more the exaggerated
statements of the poster; btut, as ho
turned the corner, his heart failed
him, and he stood still, aghast. Whit-
coated men were tearing off his prec-
Ious text and were covering the board
with a sober theatrical announce-
ment. Carlo ran to them, breathless.
"You leave that there alone!' he
The men laughed and went on with
their work, whistling. When Carlo
realized that hit precious posters
were, Indeed, to go, he sat. down on
the curbstone and cried.
That was when hls new fritid, tihe
Man, chanced upon hin,. The Man
heard the billposters laughing, and
he wnas touched, because, as he sup-
posed, the little boy was crylMg over
the les. of the garnish pictures .of
Joys he never knew. When he- ques-
tioned Carlo, however, and heard the
truth, a now heaven on a new earthI
opened for the little heoy.

.FI1'.er'nnnttv eiut e'f. No fit or narvo'us
,es. "A fir il 1 v's 11e i 1) ,'-. Itl1 t'4 C(renit
Norvit -tore:-.Ii2tri' itt >'.B lii ndtro ittletre5
DyrV.I. C'(t. ., r,ti,..9, I. ANi -t., N'1ii t., A.
Consider the 'i.livi of the hllimbnhe dray;
it has a tor.nic, but it never gossip.
xo, 0a t'i',nts For lo.,
Thi it a retman-lof'," offer the ,John A.
Pn'a'rr Perl C'o., f. ('r-e. Wis., nr'lces.
Thevy will scind yoq their Lipg pl'nit TnIl
ePi i enta'log, together with enough scetl
to rnow
). 00l fine. solid Pa'biaes,,
.Y W. 'lp'ivi1ns Carrots,
B.OO Tfl ''irtniror. n uity Ce<''ry,
J.lno ri're. hlu 'ei rv Tn ttW ice,
1,000 spdeniid;'l Oniuio,
1,001 rare. l] Tadihihes,. "
1.n000 .ori'0 uv brilliant Flowero.
'Trlis great offer is mndle in order to in-
'luce out to try their warranted seeds-
Sfor iwIen iot nee plant thenm you will
grow io"others, annd
XT.T. PR-n notir I16. rosTAOR,
Providing you will return th4.1 notice, and
if.viou wifl send therm 20c. in postane. they
will add to tie Abve a paclkaf of f the fa-
mous Ber'liner Cauliflower. [A.C.L.]
Some animal tamers carry in their left
hand a second wliip, whiieli is never used.
It represents to the wild beasts the terrors
of the unknown.
Mrs Wlinlow' Scoothln -iyrtp for avlldres
telthlir,sort8o0the itims, realness in(laia'n.-

Peslimiism n re people who go around
looking for thorns to sit on.

Took His Medicine.
Scrap formed an acquaintance with
the baker's small daughter, Sophie-
not quite as neat and agreeable a
young person as could be uealred, so
his mother absolutely forbade him
to go over to the bakery or Invite So-
phie to our house. Time and again the
attraction across the street proved too
great, and Scrap disobeyed. At last
the mandate went forth: Scrap was
to be whipped If ho went again. This
was too terrible, so days passed and
Scrap contented himself with only
watching Sophie from the parlor wl-
dow. At last one afternoon he burst
Into his mother's room with despair
on his small face.
"Mamma,"' he exclaimed, "whip moe
now, please, bard, quick as you can.
for 1 must go to see sophle!"-Lucy C.
Lilllie, in January LIpplndott's.

W r nullds Nmlloetl Thetre*.
A Breslau Journal announces that
Gerhart Hauptmann bas a plan of
Inilding a national theatre, n aIn- Bnl-
rettli, at &chrelberhan. In the Mlant
mountains, where every summer about
iftetn or twenty performances of Ger-
man plays could be given.
xDe*uo" emet0 t we 0.1. .
huloealtppiaatllQU astbhey cannot raeluhe
=Mdportloor theear. Therolg oluyone
SW toaure desanSW, and. tha1t Ito bysosti-

eet hearton d wben Ita entirety elosd
sfa ts o is tl result,ag aun4 selbe a HemS.u
z"a -rbe take eout and thiniiL iSE-
5oredtto tIsA*mWicondition, besla wWl
t td forver.jue. eses .ee etofio
eS Ibyetarrf waleblsaotbalnwtbmta
VWm 0i s oei Bes wineossrtanBeE.
4Owli One 0D bdred Dollr.sor an y

Tfi mrou5 ihpidx of .PatAgtlf
ayIb aed wilb evet
Pu"Ca dsrifo. T 'lo",t .
HiZ -MM~~~ltf the bel*>t1 tlw

A Pretty 1ftet.
" A pretty effect In evening finery Is
often heightened by a delicate shower.
Inug of spangles, spangles of the smaller

A Humble Birthplaee.
"There ere many, doubtless, who
know that Eleanora Duse la to the Ital-
Inan stage what Sarah lerpihardt Is to
the French. but those who know that
she was born in a wagon, and ou the
following day carried In a glass cradle
ornamented with gold to the church
for baptism, are fewer, nevertheless.
All this happetted forty-three years,
ago. Both parents were traveling play-
ers, and among her relatives quite a
score of actors and actresses are to be
found. As soon a slipe could stand andi
speak she played small parts, but It
'was not untlll Eleanora Duse lhad ex-
perlenced a terrible private sorrow that
she showed the tremendous power site
possessed. That was when she wns
twenty four, and since then she lits
devoted her "Ife to the classic clharnc-
lera of the Italian. ermann, Austrin.t.
i Islt.nn, French and American stage
I ihroiugith the aid of her marvel tis
genius.-New York Amerlcan.
The Lasetr Fadis In Hsar Ornament,.
To-dany. the fashionble girl collar her
_iairjQ low V..hi er neck and it la espe-
clally with this style of coiffure that
rshe needs some dainty ornament as a
finishing touch for the top of the, coll.
The-very latest novelty of the moment
Is a graceful feathery spray in -tlip
form 'of an open pond lily nnd a bat.
At one side of the coil the lily and the
bud are caught, while at the other side
is a smaller bud and a leaf.
Another odd- little hair. ornaments
which Is pretty and original In effect.
yet very simple to make, is of. braidedt
strands of satin ribbon, wide enough
to make a.two-incli band. which is only
long enough to just outline the top of
the coil, while at either side It $s
finished with a little 1ilk tassel.
Hair nets are being worn again, and;
the girl who has light hair has her net
studded with bits of shlunig jet, while'
for evening wear the clever dark
haired girl has some threads of gold
Interwoven with' the mesh of her net.-
Woman's Home Companion.
A Tip to TOti Wives.
The'wife who tries tokeep alive her
husband's love for his mother, not
only in his heart, but in outward ob-
servancel as well, la the c-nd serves tier
own Interests better than theirs.. Thoe
boy who loves ils mother and alsters.
ind who is always thoughtful and-I
tender with them, .till be a good hus-
Linnd nine times 'out of ten.
of ,the mnny conies with the love of
one, and just as truly as hlie loves lills
sweetheart -better .beenuse of hbi
mother and sisters, lie may love them
better because of her.
Ttb& poor,. heartbuhtigry mother who-
stands by with briminlng eyos, feat-
f! that the' joy of her life may be
taken frtom her, will be content with a
little if she may butt keep It for her
own. It Is only a little while, at these
longest, for the end of -the., jotuney ias
soon, but sunnet and afterglow would
have some of the ranture of dawn if
her son's wife opened t'io door of her
thoughtless young enrt and said, with
true sincerity and wells of tenderness,
"Mother--coime!"-Pittsburg Dispatch.
A 'Wirst f Enerwry.
There is nothing more detr'iiiiittl to
beauty in womni- than worry. declares
a woman who never worries. 'The-
worryling woinn does wi)l)ody naiy
good. Site simply Invites the hand. of.
Time, which writes pleitty of wrinkles.
on her brow, around her eyes. and,
month, paints her face a yellow, and
gives her a lacKi-lustro eye that no artl-
fice can brighten.
It is quite atneccessiiry to worry,
and it is a total waste of energy
whlci hcoiil be better" employed in do-
ing something Useful. Thie man who
wrote (It must have been n mann) "It
Is not work but worry that kills" knew
something. ITe had a wife, or at sister.
or a cousin, or am, aint who worried
him by 'tie hour. and so killed him by
inches. That is the worst of a worry-
ing worpan. She not only.,worrles, but
she worried you.
You know a worrying woman the
moment you see her. Her character Is
written in her face in wrinkles which
you would think nothing short of a
miracle would obliterate.
Downright ugliness is a heavy price
to bnve ito pay for the possession o(
a bad habit, but there it is: and not
only does worry directly Ifluence the
complexion for evil; its more remote
effeots are no less potent in robbing the
face of the peach.-bloom Uints, which
nrs the admiration of the poet, lbhs
painter and the general put lie. Worry
nffects the entire nervous system, andl
through It the liver and organs of dl-
gestion and the heart. The things a
woman eats have more than anything
else the power to make or mar her
beauty, so let htier beware of worrying
overmuch, lest she lose that greatest
of all the gifts of the good fairies.
Neadle Work oltes.
Rod cushion covers In artistic Orl-
ental colorings and designs are shown
jaust in time for all furnlshlngS and
are excellent for covtiwlng old pillows.

An attractlv* gift Is made of the
ordinary wooden coat and skirt hang-
ers, which are neatly wound with rib-
bon or covered with silk and are plenty.
fully sprinkled with sachet powder.
A beauttial table cover of eCru linen
had for it ornamentation Ita very Pon-
ventloal bhord'bf grape design., the
leaves wro ot tI rusty browns with
touches of preO, a ad the fruit In dull
goomy parpile
A lovely tableWpred d quits above
the ordinary was made of a lusare of
old rose, l., linesM with pale greow
sateen of "e. qnIIty. Over the sur-
face of th spread wets battered

y tp i t
tetM' 1


She is the wonder of the town;
i Miranda In her clinging'gown.
It flts her as a silken sheen.
That lien upon a nectarine.
There's not a wrinkle, not a fold
.Along ItA lines of pliant gold.
In quoanlinesa and splendor she's
A visAont of Hesperidea.
And, like her gown, her brow i free
IF'rom fold or wrinkle o'er so wee.
No trace of thought, no farrow made
! By intros-pection there is laid.
Mentality's wide elpnaturo
'iHas not been scrawled upon its pture
Smooth surface, wtdhch Ia glossy white'
As almond blossom In the light.
Her heart-I'm sure the heart of her
I l tightly laeed, and cannot stir.
iDmotion; passion, love alive
Are not allowed therein to strive.
Were .t to beat It might distress
Thp contour of that -perfect dreps.'
She is' the. wonder of the towi .
Confound t ter,' brow, and heart, andl
--New Oriatne r imea-Delmocrat

A Modern Samson.
From Tiara Szs Miklos, Hungary,
comes the story of t modern Samson,
although the Delilah le missing~.: u-
dolf Tyrrltz, the strongest 'man In his
part of the county, was building a.
stable for a farmer. When it was all
but completed a dispute arose about'
pay. Rudolph' so lost his temper
that he grabbed one of the pillars
which supported the roof and shook
It so hard. that the whole structure
came down on him. He was Icilled.

Mrs. P. llrtnsel, wife of P. Drunsel,
stock dealer, residence 3111 Grand,
Ave., Everett, Wish., says: "For fit-
Steenr yeats I sutifTredl
with terrible pain In
"'my back.' I did not
know what it was to
enjoy a milght's tent
and 'arose., in the
m iortnlig feelitrg tired
lind utirefreshed. Myl
.suffering sometlitne
was a simply indeo-
scribnbleo,. When I
|finiglhed tho first box
a of Donn's Kidney
Pills I felt like a
different woman. I
$ w contained until I had
tacen r f..1e boxes
Doan's Kidney Pills act very effective-
ly, very piromtptly, rellevp the aching
piAns and all other anhoylug daifficu1.
J'oster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
For sale by all druggists. Price 60
cents per box.

Not Dangerous.
"Boy," said the self-appointed advis-
or, "don't be so careless with that
"Oh, it will not hurt you," anawevrd
the boy. Indifferently.
"Yes, that's what they all say," con.
tinued the adviser, "but It Is always
the empty gun that kills."
"Well, you needn't be disturbed
then,'I replied the gunner, "because
this onoe Is loaded with buckshot In
both barrels."-Januairy Lipplncott's.

Barnes-Do you ever meet Stryker
Howe--Yeea; I saw him day before
yesterday. bt I didn't bave any talk
with him.
Barnes-You are not 'm bad terms
with him?
Howes-Ob, no: I saw him frst,1
tbat's all.-Boston Trasscript,

I do not bellov Plee's Oure for Coa mip.
hu 6has8 0anit foreoughsl and oolds.-o ,s,T, id., Web. 15 .
There is noih1an dae than the man
who has lov sa d i m-lem it the
man wlio has loved and woe,
No nmss or fallaresm de with PorxNa
Wise is the man who sbhle to keep hal
mouth hbut whln he ba mhi ng to sy.
'tm 4 III'tm XU
The Iwo gretet foddpr plastee n ert.
one good for 14 t 0 of hay an the ehedr
t teons meen Ramsr en* Mae, Ows

breds a yw-r

Vour poeer

teto fmn tbo
0..SOiota al




0 Cl4 r 1. 6 bhtnaman, Sled.
It ww buud that he had left rop-
SFl by will to hisathree sons. as tol.
twitr"'O1e~ahlf to the eldest, one-thir4
to th n ext, sad one-nlnth to the
younllget 0a. .WWa t.e property
was lnvestorled it wp found to con-
slat of seventeen phi~ants,. Here
was a dilemma, for it was, mpoilble
to divide the property aeeordling W
the terms of the will without hbop-
plug up the seventeenth elephant. Fi'
nally the heirs applied to a wise law-
yer. Sam Punk, for advice, which they
prollased to act upon. Bam Punk had
an elephant of his own. He drove It
into the yard with the seventeen, and
"Now, we will suppose that your
father left these eighteen 'elephants.
Fum Hum, take your half and de-
So Fumy Hum took nine elephants
and went his way.
"Now, Nit Pin," said the wise man.
"take your third and depart also."
So Nu Pin took six elephants and
"Now, Ding lat." said the wise
man, "take your ninth and begone."
So Ding Bat took two elephants and
Then the lawyer took his own ele-
phant and went home again, feeling
very wall satisfied with himself.-Cas.
sell's Journal.

Reltaible Frisek. Engines. oller a .
"laste. WhIeat Ssparators.

A Letter From The governorr of Orefge.
Peruna is known from the Atlantio t.- BTATE-o OuOO, I
the Pacflc. If.ttet-s of econgrautilation ExsECuxlVr JDI5PnTUNST, I
-.i..imeindation let lyiigt the rOm iit. of The Pertina Medicine Co.. Columbus, O.: BEST IMROVED SAW IILL On
Petuna an a caft>rr itm,,iety arrt pouring 4 BETn WROYD SiAWBLL 0
in from every State in the" Ultton. ult. IPea,' .Stri '--I ve had eealttol to Large Engines and Dollars
Itartmana is reel ing hin.l,",ds of t lihi, Ir < /at lie' PrI.nt ese tO b promptly. Shingle Mills, Corn
letters daily. All clUasa wine ti,-oe It- et la < tlyj;o co(-s., esd4l < provedto 6e .Iirlr b. TtP tn
terms, front tioe hihet to tIl,'lowst.. ... l.reel.,ut rema>d. 1 Ass soe Citcular 8avvw.Saw TeethPatent
'he o lutdolor laborer, tins inr a Gti. S governor. Full line EnlI.
the clerk, ite editur, the statramnian, tIh. ,Mi i, ,,0'ao 8r lth .- MlI Supplies. Snd for fre e Cenlatll
preacher-all agree that L'eruna is the- ,a nei. s.
tarrh remedy of the age. The stage it, I our ver tfruly,I''
rostrum, recognizing entirrh asm their gr.ut W. Jme Jze a ,"'-'.
eat enemy, ass epei tally enthusiastio it11 i t a
their nraiM and taltimuou-.... i t ntie "otd that th- Qw&mI
Any man who wishes perfect health iyu)' hite his ,it had occas on to use P- M L tar saw "il
must bo entirely, free from catarrh. Ca- t. rullna r thlr itiliitnt. 'rhe rsa o wior t rge nivrat .,tia ns.Reotis
tarrh is well nig universal; almost omni. ts 9 I,,1 t hi.ri. ailments bogle writh a. nnaist' rksei' is a
pt-int. Pcrmna is the only absolute safe- cold. It 1itig Pi a i ito p ioimtilv oure colds@ BSSrtaareed *Worksare nr
wi 's at .PerIn-m16titleon d luyfsafet idott o winterran d thr wl beaC.5tIACIT
guiltard ktowt. A cold is thebeinntun o ( hlie protect Itsi. (annly against other all- Aswu foraopioo AT.iu Wrmc forrumr
caterrii, To prevent colds, to cure coi monte. Ti.M iM rtexct y 1hial every otler w seroulare. sManrimras. e fo r f
ia to cheat cntarrh out of its victimss' e- (fmildy in thie liited State shoulil do. ONWOIBKR inSn-Ip i .in
ri-u not 'only ciures c-atarrh, but .arevent_ n110 Psruna in the houee. Use it, for
it. Every houitihohl shuiit be stuppli d ecough., eolds, la grippe, and other climatio itoi
-withI thisi great nicdy hur cough., oidr affections of winter, oa tihert will be no Vel
aid so fort.l other. ailmlenla in he houte. Stch fam- ,,.U
The Governor of Oret6on is an ardent tdies should provide thlselves with aop
admirer of Persna. Ilctkeepls it cottantin nf Jr. Hartman'% f ie e book, MeltIlli Wim
ally in the house: hI a recetit lehttr toe h'r t atarrh." Addre Dr. Jiat -a ',
Dr. Ilartman he says. luiabus, Ohio.
Ask Your Druggist fora fresh Peruna Almanac for 1904.

vcovry which climaaes and
heals all inflammation of the 'a M
membrane wherever located.
In local treatment of feiiale hlls Pa1,
RI L t PISTOL CA .TRID t valuable. Used aadouheit
is a revelation In cleansing and heall
A 'S the shots that hit that count. pWine iste it a d a na
Rifle and Platol Cartridges in all calibers hit, that l Thuse of tteon an o worens
they Shoot accurately and strike a good, hard, pone S iseat enur
treating blow. This is the kind of cartridges you will get,9 1tair never falls to cure pelvic
if you inai.t on having the time-tried Winchester make. cmobhael ceth, sorethroatsZ
ALL DBALsaMa alss. WINOHBSTBS MASs or CARTRID0US. diseases are all caused by inflammtiaona t
Sthe mucous membrane.
rtrreeleasy nowhitohto.' -0
S. utr"?tais-I Withaw Pori n plemee its equal.
W TO.Akl Nm 1 i Ph en and seedalists everywhere
I V presciAberandendorse Pautine, andlthou-
.k (A 7 U(17 1J TE e if CKgIa re andsetitetimonlallettersproveItsvalue,
Sly-hl you wail-and has no batdlfects. o l St sh. IT At drggists, or sent postpaid 50ct .
V Co^ldJ A l ^^i-ve. i* fis y i

Horse Hair for Bowe. 11M KNl W 'ihIGHT OFF.
"There is a vast amount of ioi'-O 'Ahlt eIghed the wretched Mr. A U A 8 EL IN

States for 'maitlng and. repairing vio- on th .lio ervoes than.a baby that eries EL to ts ,
Il, viollheello and btrns vkil bow." all night long?0 1" htoal fl Imst '*lea-m
said a dealer lan such materials to the *TwIns," answered l th man eswhohad h 11odonef TO
writer recently. "All of the hair booeen through it-Chi ago Reepd. s i
comes from Germany and. tauB'la, in herald. oMsAR riIIoIn. a ae
which countries the tails of horses o a I an%
are generally allowed to grow longer STUART'St a n nr a awhnaton 1
than here. The forolign hair Is alao n Q|N and BUOHU ao be I : na
coareor in textuire, and tougher than al-r lro I froe Aa'er s1of Leus
that which grows oni the America wi,. Cr wItim Ktignoi, litOriArBIto **eur mn n r l b
horee, and these qualtes nake the or I".. .I disease., samniple Itle o Wtart' J yn
valuabl than. (tin amuil ntaiih%,thesream siluthtermni Wtt an an I al o t 8r11i11aat a
Imported article m ore Valuable than eivr Maletne. ii lbe Ireni olueflt es0r soome t r
the domteoetic product is for the lparur, ggM1i6 Ol%.V ..nn Adlnares. a.AR
pose. i4
"There are onl two kinds of horse 3*5 F f*M We esebase tei

hair suitable 'for taking ow At WdO L f oo letnto" W
they are of .the white aid black varle- eralsterm*saNd us.
tanitSe easiemhctiOn. ONC ND WOO LEN
ties. The-former is .ued for violinn MILL.S. NtICKAJA GA.0
bows, and the latter, which is nhe'vler
and stronger, I the bh I material for
making bows for 'cello and basa viols,
because it bites the larger ftrilngs
better. The ltported hair la put up
In hankse thirty-asex Inches long, 'which'
Is five or aix Inches longer than the
standard violin bow. A hank Is sum.
lent for one violin bow, while two
hanks are required to hair a 'cello or
bass viol bow. There are about one
and one-half ounces of hair In a hank,
whiob Is worth from twenty to thirty
cents, according to the quality of the
~hale.0 Our money winning bes

* MIss anhoe, Sec'y Detroit I
AUtWur Art Assocldation, tells
young womo wlat to do to
avop-i aad aufhterng caused
by fe trluMbm.
DutA Ms. PKsAM-I eaI"an eo'
j'entiuly e es"e"ud LydIa* .
Inba iret V-etsbtohaepouad
to thof 0 my ifstor Sttlsg wit
fmale wesasn! aaUd thU trybles
'bheb mo oftm befall women, Isal.
erta t for oth* with feral weaks
Wttasr ea.rd

S h d. for -at
a i srarBW.I bean. in
asod lP Iat o ed wX.,

0 1 OW55Jese

wri.p- by omn wbo know, tU
you all about

Pote sh
They are nespdd by e*sy n
who ,os a fired and *a pow, d
wio desIlres to go the atl 04t
Lil -- WIll.^^^
Ai'tayfrtr'lu+iO, gI ll kwal ..


I i s lawg
,~~ba ^^bu'sfmK^

.ThS. Bc~h

Earliest ad Mest ProfitaMe
Treckieg Madf ruak Laedo mIn Sea Tos.
Southerapmont warN- well drained soil,
moilaure abumdent Undeveloped lands
eh4p. Bpeelal IndueJAmeat to tR h a& I
settlers. Write for ballet No. Il,
1. GIIBB, Huntsville, 1TXS.


-. pc Kseec i5 Bot aitss, .'

This is What You Wait.
NIIA You Ay Malaril Trutil i

far EI"

X 22
long 14
11 is 01

v -jr, -.- 3c - -9 1 ij

si-s b~e~*~O4~,S,'Clantsale:

M A C Uf ;N.'

.There areevwrpl deeyer gentle- The year J
gI. ObDW N, men i-thni race for Coagress frotn shown, was p's" .i
S dltor and Proprietor. the second district, but J. M Barrs this cotqury. .
',- is, beyond the possibility of a Muich was said d urfig the latter
tiled April 28, 1908, at Gainesville, doubt, the ablest man in the race, Pirrf.fthe year tbtut a financial
isaemaoond 'of March 3, 1879. by all classes of people. It, 'p s; y 'fortunes were swept
y ad ly, not be generally known th~t that whirlpool, but for the
0syear In advance. fiart got the Australian 4' inat i, the history of the coun..
-go Cent. for Six Months, tern (by which a i .serious complicatlous in" the
as Cents for Three Months. as his consciene t street bad no effect on the finauanal
ADVaRTISINo RAs. interference by u, sed condition o .the people, .enertly.
lat Readers in brevere'type,. 5 cents in Jack A-t was lThe reanoo for this ip ,itSply in
upsfer esch Insertion. copied to hbts is the fact.thai the whole '.tItr y has
,.00. for display alvqrtisements priced due .tU',1ttle' t ssit- arrived at a ,p1ge whetr- it 14 no
AiSilation tern 0 .0 other tga l-u longer dependent on the so-called
H A.c,, v the 111e1d am tnuch to the financial centers for its money. The
;. tourists are coming South with poortlt payers by forcing rich cor- country districts are largely out of
Sm eighty rush. porMtioal .to pay something Ilka debt, and as largely have money to
ublic officials can not p their 'just proportion of taxias, as loan.
Public officials can not pleaseha J. M. Barrs. If you don't be.- Crops have been good and the
everybody, but they can do their lieve it ask the honest people of surplus has brought good prices.
Sduty. Jacksonville who are posted. And Railroads have inaugurated

There is always two sides to g it iS for this cause the rich would-be sweeping plans-for new economics,
question-the wrong side and your tax dodgers are tryinIg o hard to and have made many miles of need-
side. defeat him. Ask the people of Jack- ed extension.
sonville who caused the tax assess- Conservative banks have done
Subscribe for THa TIca-A-. meat of a single corporation in that well and there have been fewer
xxz STAX now in the betinninR city to be raised from "$1280,000 to failures, both among bankers and
, Of the year. Only a dollar a year. s1,000,000, and they will tell you merchants.
ome of lorida's orage grow- that Barrs did it. Ask them who While many thousand small
havbeen in clover since the caused the building 9f the $180,000 shareholders have I eon caught in
S shipping season was t viadict now belg constructed in the squeezing out proce- made nec-
1, *. s Jacksonville, at not a dollar's cost essary by the overcapitalization of
to the city, but at the expense of the great corporations, the people,
S". marriage is a failure, a large the raltroads which rendered the as a whole,. have not suffered.
,lfber or failures have been re- viaduct a necessity, and the answer Summing it all up, it is K.afe to
u' Fsds4 inPlorida during the past will be "Barts did it." s. say that 1903 will pass iuto history
c weeks. Barrs. s called thi "daddy" of as one of the most prosperous
"l',it besaL our prmeeNt phatary system, by years of the country.-Miami Rec-
Sbeel are hnot alway s gt weat man Is as itpor- ord.
Swl'it when they tkie tii i u lFetlosass |a the richest FROM BBCKHAM'S MBSSAGB.

a eing mof the vicl tla' ut, aud this act has endeared him I s rct me to thLeg-
ao tmnco.aomett result. (and justly No) to thousands. If I is reca tmessagetohm. Le
of theap didates have rrs can do all of these things as Kentucky, among other things
B l...,..nuil6 about every, a private citizen, or city official of sKad:
'"dep water," and no Jacksonville not be a val. "It is not an exaggeration
soon she will be prom-. tible man in Congress? We think to, sa that there was not_ a
ad! thm l t's tro him! lot khe

Ztlropean immigration to the
lied States during the yeat 1908
immense, but not enough of-
s^di immigrants fornd their
tj. Florida.

pa ud Russia continue to
each other with a lickltrg.
S two powers get down ,to real
Tii there will be hot times over
e. Let us hope that the war
-not occur.

s 'Misa Ruth Cleveland, the oldest
l0hter of ex-President Grover
aind, died of diptheria at the
lalad residence at Princeton,
s., yesterday morning, after an
i)f a few days.
e tsaltan of Turkey bae been
the "sick man" a long time,
I there seems to be no percepta-
l e-change in his condition. His
st aient (pure rascality) seem, to
Sbe Qofthe lingering, and unchanga-
Olle sort.

Ten years ago it was believed by
some that the naval stores and
Itumber industries In Floerid would
,.h t a thiMg of the past before
. but ot so--the industries
4fr~il!e be immense here for malay
eI yet.

Skl"e4 Btates during t-he yar
-,gone, but there we got. as
uinwspaper talk 3abott It ks
l-too a many of' the .rima
l mll Iiiamtted up Noeth. That
"ga.e differ af c rse.
"I the preIentioltel e am.-
liaov. r posbiblr i U itt pe-
.wtll take up the. IoM3 Ieds
agitn, but at present some
CotWaMLmpea' seem to be
m ai na ta for a leag campaign
Ia they'eit for long good roads.

If: ex-Seualor o used to
nvans the d4it .i genuine
r -s tyle, doran '0 t his
ru silk hat, ieteaJIthepr
-and "sich-like,". how 4ti ite
the wool hat boys who aed
'lily to his standard to suoprt

is not a doubt of there be-.
l rl men iu the race for
than is the Hon. C. M.
Ula i san excellent gen-
bo'th htWspapers which
l 'r,;*t him are,

lB rislia~s'~ba i 1*iia'." *,f a'3ih '

toe lt'o

Cn N. C Stock i
and that hbe is
amoa people
any, as Lht

Be loved act

pi 191WU eIM 6 tryi; r il1
whose taxes are burdensomn retmem-
ber Barra is their friend at court,
and an able one, too.
How do the candidates for rov-
ernot stand on tie question of the
Wailes clatin the divorce laws and
the abolition of the Pardoning
Board? The Heraild would really
like to know. Maybe. Brother
Godwin, of the Oainesville Star,
can tell us, as he. Is in such a great
hurry for the primary election to
be neld.-Punta Gorda Herald.
Poor Brother Jordan; he iS Fo
worried about who is to be our next
governor that he "don't know
where to stay tonight.' He seems
anxious .to divert the mind of
"Brother Godwin" from the Sen-
otorlal race. He reminds us of
an old quail trying to divert at-
tidtion from her young, but we
know too much about Brother Jor-
dan's tricks to be fooled away
from his nest only to see hint arise
and fly away while he laughs at
our stupidity. Brother Jordan is a
nice fellow, but he is mighty un-
easy right about now, and his an-
tics will bear watching.
Mr. Taliaferro denies most of
the charges brought against him,
and declares that Mr. Stockton is
as guilty as he ia, so the people
will have to decide the matter--
they are the arbitratrs. Taliaferro
also says: "I wish to see the yonng
men and young women of Florida
so equipped as will enable them to
successfully compete In every walk
of life with the youth of any 8tate "
That word 'compete" has a fa-
Amiliar sound, .since the'editer of
Thau STAR has been trying for
about two months to induce Sena-
ator Taliaferro, or some of -his
supporters, to say why he did not
allow otlaer young men to "com-
pete" for that free scholarship to
Annapolis,. Instead of giving it to
the sodoa a wealthy liquor dealer
of Jac"kaTMilU, presumably fror the
father's pp'thia laoueuce.
The edor'oitced absence f roman
the Stat for O're than a week has
caused him to get a little behind in
the matter of polItical news, and
bh can iot, now wad through the
-ccnftlnatho of eiOtbaxto to better
post hmisahef, 0 -I any of the
brethren. of th- e pr besides
Brother JI it.s w td"
lng any qIe ..In to4.04sl edi,-
tor during h is as gq
ceived no replt 4
shoot again.
*ilte campaign t he :'
oway and ahelas la t tet p
"rme'r than ,It 'li n. We
Mrends. 01, tt o- cean
e Vp e WI t.i. their
ilWSatti6 tlhe ex-

clay during the past year that
human life was not safer in Keq-
tucky, even in Breathi~t county,
than it is any night upon the streets
of Chicago or New York, from the
anguinary coluints of whose vora-
cious journals the people have been
sold day after day of the-awful con-
lition of lawlessness and crime in
"The colored people of Ken-
tucky cal solve thie so-calledt race
problem for themselves, if they cAni
reitlh the point where thlir race
prejudices cannot be stirred tip itn
every politicaIl contest, nnd if they'
will not ul.,ow irresponsible deni..-
gngules to tench thiemi ihit tlie'i
white ileighbors arc liheir en-.uin .-
rn'ther than thle.r f.ik-nds. Ti'.i
iegro hias ever ha I better tr iei-.-
im.ii the white people o( Kentttu.-k
have been to them, for, altliough
they pay ani insignifleitnt portion of
the taxes, they h-te been permitted
to share equally in the school funds
with the white children of tihe

Brother Godwin, of the Gaines
ville Star, thus candidly refers to
himself and his few co-adjutors:
"We know several Florida editors
who won't want any quail for a
year after the primary fs over, for
they will have a superabundnuce of
crow to eat."-Punta Gorda Her-
Brother Jordan, of the Punta
Gorda Herald, will find plenty of
crow on his dish siter the primary
is over, but we can not say that he
will eat it, for he will probably be
too sick to eat, and retain auy.
thing. Rven now lie experiunoes
a kind of turning sensation in his
political stomach, and he'll soon be
vomiting up things he hasn't eaten.
Now just watch him.

The candidate who is willing to
declare what his platform is is the
man who has some opinions and
convictions of his own, and is de,
cidedly safer than the man who is
afraid to tell the people what he
favors or opposes, but is willing to
promise anything and everything
for the sake of getting official po-
sition. Every candidate should be
willing to state his platform of prin-
cipals so that the voters may know
where he tands on important pub.
lic questions.

It la said that right about this
time war is unpopular in Russia.
War should be unpopular in ady
clliFsed country, but possibly the
tlLt apa n's aavy is, superior
i.. 411 b 1y tus"a ac
S -..eof nh t popularity
a a t C people at




16t t erect a allowa Holly's af Bi$w"n O -Qpe'-urglare
t Jilm Tilllnnnu, South Carolina Pri" hte t d Away.
3w proposed to erect a .monlUmlielnt Burilars of the eve cracking frater-
Gonzalas.-Ti nes--Union. / auity, visited the store of Mr. John Holly
Ttesday night, aid while the merchant
Fifty years ago a million dollars was asleep in his house a few hundred
yards from the tore, the burglars drilled
as considered, a big pile of money, into and blew open the iron safe with
ow, if a man hasn't a million, he dynamite. Neighbors were attracted uy
not considered. rich.-Tampa the sound of the explosion, liastened! to
tribune. the store and sas) the burglars (two menu)
escaping without securing the nioney or
S e r other valuables from the nasf. It is to,
Many negroes are dying in Cal- be hoped that the burglars will be ap
ton county, South Carolina. with prehended and brought to justice
rknisinrition- f a di e s, hie r.p,

or bothered them when slaves -
Jacksonville Metropolis.

Your Chickens, Eggs,
Vegetables, and in fact all
kinds of Country Pro-

Highest .Pricea for Coun-
try Producw q,"4 ell. as

h'.Sy ', ,,

We don't hesitate to say that
John.N. C. Stockton represents the
people in the fight now on, and
true democracy will win with him
as their standard hbearer.-The
Levy Times-Democrat.

The'appearance of so many can-
didates for State offices in Jackson-
ville gives out the impression that
the vote of Duval is uncertain
though worth striving for.-J.ack-
soniville Metropolis

Mr. Davis says when Iet becomeli
Governor he will appoint Mr.
Broward notaty public When
Mr. Holloway is State School Su.
perintendent lie ititends to assist
Czar Sheats in securing a third
grade certificate. Who said that
our office holders are nout liberally
inclined?-Palatka Times-Herald.

Baruwell Court House, South
Carolina; is on the air line fruomi
Charleston to Augusta. and when
the first railroad in the United
States of any length, the South
Carolina Railroad, between Charles-
ton and Hamberg. was about to lhe
built it was planned to build it
through Barnwell Court House, but
the citizens of the place met and
sent a petition to the Legislature,
not to permit the railroad to be car
ried through the town, as the cars
would kill all the children and the
cows. The Legislature granted
their request, and the road was
carried through Blackville. ten
miles distant.-Jacksonville Me-

If all the good women of the
United States would treat drinking
men as they should treat them, and
ill of the railroads and other large
cu.rporatioins would act towards
it inking employes as some of the
larger ones are beginning to act, in
.e-ss than one year ninety per ceut
or the breweries and distilleries
wUild be closed to open for busi-
ness no more.

A young white tman, while under
the influence of liquor, and trying
to board a moving passenger train
at Kings Tree, S. C., last Monday
evening, fell and was run over nud
instantly killed. A majority of
such deaths are caused either di-
rectly or indirectly, by liquor, and
in many such instances the railroad
people are not at all to blame.

Two A. C. L. conductors--Capts.
Williams and Carter-who were on
the High Springs and Citra run,
have p;arried charming young
brides within less than a year. Any
young mau. who wishes to get mar-
ried might do well to apply for a
position on this run..

For Sheriff.
To the Voters of Alachua County:
I hereby announce myself a candidate
for the office of Sheriff, subject to the
action of the next Democratic primary.
If elected,. I promise to discharge the
duties of the ofce to the very best of my
ability, and I solicit the support of all
voters at the polls.
espectfully GV

The unadersigned having been appointed
administrator of the etste of Mrs. A.
L,. BtriagMfllow, deceased, notice is here.
by give that creditors, legatees, or dis-
tributees and all persons having claims
or demands against the said state to
present such claims within the time pre-
scribed by law. All persons Indebted to
sid -tate will pleassi pay amounts to
the u dersigued.
Administrator estate Mrs. A. L. Sing.-

Brooklyn, N. V., April 21, '99,
I)r. S. li. Giddings,
Dear Sir:-Will you kindly inform me
by return mail if you can send your 50c.
bottle of Hair Grower the IT'paralleied
(Trade Mark) and if so I will send you
a postal note for the same. Please inform
me the amount of postage if It can be
When in Florida time winter of 1.97
and '98 I used five bottles of the twenty-
five cent size and produced a nice growth
of hair where it had been entirely bald
for fifteen years, and now I would like to
try it once more if I can get it.
Yours truly.
59 Hicks St. J. W. HAYVNS.
State ofFlorida,
County of. Alachua,
City of Gainesville.)
Personally appeared before the sub-
scriber, a Notary Public, in and for the
State of Florida, at large S. B. Giddings
who being duly sworn br me depose and
says that the above testimonial was sent
to him by mail by J. W. iHavnes, a man
whom he had never seen or heard of
also that hp had no knowledge ot the
man ever having used or-procured the
Unparalleled II r Grower, and as far as
he knows no one had influenced him to
send it, and that the ndan has never re-
ceilved anything for sending it.
worn to and ubcribed before me this
2lath day of November, A, -D. 1902.
.. Rivuts
Notary Publjc for the ate of Farida
at large.

)"'4.; ::L'

and Coffin Company,

I. M. RILES, Manager.


We are now ready to furnish build- ,
ing material for anything in the
lum- er line such as framing, sid-
ing, flooring, ceiling and mould-
ing... Our machinery is all new
and up to date and we guarantee
first- class work. Address


Air Line Railway
Schedule effective December 7, 1903.

27 1 3T 4 55 1 SOUTHERN DIVISION. '- 54I 4 .T .. T
9 354 8 3op 3 op Lv Jacksonville .Ar 10o 50 7 5a 5 oop
so 5 8 55P 3 4up Baldwin . o 1012a 6 30 4 20
11 46 10 45P 5 o3p . Waldo .. 820 4 a 50
12 20p 5 36p Ar. {GAINESVILLE Lv 7 14A 1 4p
5 36p Lv ... Ar 7 14a . .
... ... 5p Ar ..... Cedar Key .. .. Lv 4 50 .. ...
i 2 p ... l.v . Silver Springs . l. 5,2P
1 58p 12 5 a a . S 5 1 i 41p
2 551) 2 13a . .. Wildwood 12 23 3 56p
5 up 7 aoa Orlando . 7 op 8 5a
4 l4p 4 8a Da le City ... 1o p to 37a
S 5P 39a .Plant Ci .... 9 23 9 45*
7 ISp I 2ua ..... Palmetto . 4 45P 7 424
7 28p II 46a . Manatee 3 50 7 27a
7 45 12 30P .... Saraota .. 300a oop
6 oop 6 45 Ar .... Tampa .. Lv .... oop 8

street Carulsal Here.
Reddell's Street Carnival, which open-
el here Tuetlay, has been well atteitded,
but owing to the rain yesterday there'
was nothing doing during tile d(ay
The managers seem to be nice, clever
fellows, and the show is.not like many of
the street carnivals which are unfit for
ladies (or gentlemen) to visit. he
managers expect to remain here until to-
morrow evening

The "1,1-mt Olrl" Ilabit.
"Why." sukedl her tnxloi l ad excit-
ed mother, "do you thlunk he ls coming
to the point nt last?"
"Wel.l," file mnialen replied, looking
demurely down ut the rug, "when ho
Stook ne n his arms nd kIlgsA1 I e ast
night heb' ild he'd got so used to me he
didn't believe he could ever break him-
self of the habit." Chicago Record-
(lYreleasemns at the Track,
"It was slieer cnr 'isstie a on some-
body's part that caused Charley to lose
money on that race," said young Mrs.
Torkins sympathetically.
"'llow do you know?"
"I saw t In the paper. The horse was
left at the post The Idea of putting a
horse In a race and then neglecting to
unhitclh hlihu!"--\VWasliigton Star.

Jacksonville Hotel
The New Travelers Hotel, i. wV. ilau-
cock proprietor and R. W. Camspbell s.a-
sistant manager, is the place to stop
when you go to Jacksonville. Nice
roous, good table fare, reasonable'rates,
and centrally located-on fay street, in
business, center. Mr. Camnpbell is of
Valdo. Alachua county, and it will af.
ford himni pleasure to treat nicely people
from his home county when they go to
When you go to .acksonville and want
good fare and polite attention at reason.
able cost. inquire for the "Travelers" Ho
tele," and when you go to Green Cove
Springs stop at the Riverside Hotel, of
which Mr. Hancock is also proprietor.-


^ '., .

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we make it perfect and strong--ilst
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guarantee to please you. Pa.sse-Partout
-all colors; 15c. per box.
The first exhibition of the famous
Copley prints at our Sttudios. WVorlds'
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W. 1'. GARRKTT ART c o.,
Studios it and Ia. Miller Law tIxcliange,
up stairs. Gainesville. Pila

9 ooa 7 5op
10 I5a 9 oop
12 olp 10 35P
I mop II oa
3 09p 1 449
3 57P 3 soa
5 30p 3 55p
7 40p 54a
9 55P 8 osa
S. 12 o5P
mI 18p 9 36a
11 53p 10 45a
8 ooa 5 35P
6 35a l2p
1o toea 3op
11 25a II 25P
I 36p 2 5oa
4 iP 6 3P

l.v Jacksonville.
Ar Lake City .
Ar Livye Qak .
Ar Madison .
Ar Monticello .
Ar Tallahassee .
Ar Qulacy .
Ar River Junction
Ar Penaacola .
Ar Mobile .
Ar New Orleans .
Lv Jacksonville .
Ar Macoun .
Atlanta .
Nashville. .
St Lia ..
Chicago _. ,

3 4op 9 25

55 pto
.. 9 op .3
S. 4op 3 aSP
.. 4 17P.
, . 5 o5p
*. 0o 509
. . 7.
. 8 lop
S3 40
S 7. S

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Connections ror Palmetto, Manatee, Oneeo and Sarasota, on 31, except SatiuA
dlavs, from Gainesville.
Train No. 34, Seaboard Express, drawing room Pullman sleepers between
Tampa, Jacksonville and New York, via Richmond and Wasnington. Vestibuid
day coaches between Jacksonville and Washington, via Richmond. Cafe dining
car service from Jacksonville.
No. 66, Seaboard Mail, day coaches, mail, baggage and express cars between*
Jacksonville and Washington, and drawing room Pullman sleepers between Tampa,
Jacksonville and New York.
No. 55 connects at Stark for LaCrosse. Alachua. Williford, Wannee and inter-
mediate points, and at Archer with Early Bird branch.
Nos. 56 and 57, Pullman sleeper -etween New Orleans and Jacksonville.
Sicaumers for Key West and Havana. Leave Port Tampa Sundays, Thlsiys ang
Thursday, Iv :5 pj .
A. 0. MACDONioL', Ass't Gen. Pass. Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.
E. C COBB01, Ticket Agent, Gainesville.

Gainesville & Gulf R'w'y Co
T me Table n Effect July 5, 1903.

No 6. No. 4.
Except Daily.

.Lv P M. I.v P. M.
7 45

43 to

8 45

9 43Ar
S in I 640
1200 a655
1-)22 708
12 40 7 15 Ar
8 40

Ar P M. Ar A. M.
IOOt 6 5.

No. V

Lv A M

6e i
7 U
7 A)0
11 00
8 5
8 Iii
II 10
4 10
7 40

No.. I.

...... Irvi
.... Hck
Lake 8
...... Rocky

.Lake butlr
a.... aota,
. Atlanta.

ailY. Da% "~e,

Ar P.M. Ar A. M. Ar
field .. i ...
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ood ......

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SCity@..... 8sso 40 i
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A. A N. ,vl' 1.

a. M. LGRAHAM, reidat.
J P. HILL Agent

P. W.


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Rapid Transit and Unsurpsa eid Service.
Time Table in Effect November 29, 1908.

Depart F


High Springs amd Inter-
mediate Points
am, Leabm and Tampa,

a* s iDaytona, ja'tmvi
NToth, Rs ami! Wet

Asdrrff'w If

. Qv


I -- am A 7 wlpmm


ucfll M., 111

I ,

lv Jilcksommville .
fAr l'ernaudiiia ,
Ar Bruniawick .
Ar Savannah .
Ar Fairfa .
Ar Denmark .
Ar Columbia .
Ar Camiden ....
Ar Hamlet .
Ar % ilwiugton .
Ar Southern lines
Ar Raleigh .
Ar Portsmouth .
Ar Richmond, Va.
Ar %ashington .
Ar Baltimore .
Ar Philadelphia .
Ar New York .