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Lorettus S. Metcalf,.
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August 16, 1895


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States and the States west of the Mis-
souri River will send silver delegates.
and that they will be strong enough to
outvote all the States not included in
the area described. 'They of course cal-
culate that Illinois will declare again
for free coinage, and to add zest to the
campaign in that State they hint
that the candidate for the nomination
will be found in Illinois.
There was no effort during the con-
vention to start a boom for anyone.
but this was probably due to the fact
that Presidential timber among the sil-
ver men is so limited that a boom at
the present time would do more harm
than good. It was intimated, how-
ever, by several members of the con-
ference that if some of the Western
Statesmen but maintain a discreet si-
lence long enough to see what strength
the silver men will have one of them
may get the nomination.
Senator Call made a brief speech in
the conference, in which he declared
his friendship for the white metal. It
so happened that when the senior Sena-
tor from Florida rose to his feet he
stood confronting one of the large mir-
rors that adorn the walls of the hotel
parlors. It soon became noticeable that
he was talking principally to his own
image in the looking-glass. and that
the address to the conference was but
Incidental. It wxs probably for this
reason that the Senator's speech made
a more apparent impression on him-
self than it did any body else.
The Session in Detnil.
(By AFsoclat.d Pres.)
Washington, D. C.. Aug. 15.-The sil-
ver Democrats continued their c-onfer-
ence at the Metropolitan Hotel at 1,)
o'clock to-day. The committee on reso-
lutions and programme being unable
to report when the meeUng was first
called to order, it. was suggested that
the conference should listen to speeches
by those present C. F. Cochran, editor
of the St. Joseph ,Mo.) Gazette, ad-
dressed the conference. He declared
that the silver agitation would not die
out. but would continue until the end
for which it had been originated should
be attained. He was for a declaration
for silver without regard to the pros-
pect of success or failure at the polls.
Representative Neill of Arkansas an-
no'unced his entire sympathy with the
objects of the present conference. He
declared that the Democratic Party
had no show in the next campaign if
there was not a declaration for silver.
Ex-Representative Fithian of 1Ilino:is
denied that the free-silver sentiment
was dying out in ,tht State. He- de-
clared that illinois will send a delga-
tion to the national convention favor-
able to free co,:inage at 16 to 1, inde. en,-
ent of other nations.
Representative Livingston of, Ger-
gia said that thie time had cme ffor all-
other declaration .o-f independen,:.e. "It
Is tiet purpose of the, country 'ron
which I cornm-." he said. "to prosee-tte
the fight with their coat! off and their
sleeves r,-lled up and Ino_-t to desist Lln-
ti- the end."
Senator Morgan sent a tele-.ram
saying: "I wVill follow the lMd guard
wherever it leads."
Speeches were also made by Senator
Call. A. A. Lipscombo,-_f ,' Washingto,,-
Vo M&. Hill Of,," Missouri. Represetatati\'es
?otie % .of Virginia and Lic.khart. of
';Nqth1'Carolina. and' Mr. Bodine of Mis-
ft k .' i i- --. i .-:- ., .!
'R'e.1'6ini>Fe'niations of the C'ommi.ttee.
-It was almost 12 o'clock when the
committee on resolutions filed into the
conference-room, and, S wvas recogniz.P(d to make the re-,port of
the committee's proceedings. The ad-
dress was read by Governo:, Stone of
,Missouri. It disclaims, speaking with
party authority, the assemblage being
a. \,:lutary on,:e. but strongly represents
the opinion of the conference that the
.party should declare, for free coinage of
silver.' The address ,concludes, as, fol-
low s. .
"Duty to, the, people requires that the
'party ,of the peopVle continues the ba't-
tle for bime tallism' until its'efforts are
.crowned with success; therefore be it
bResolved,,a That the Demociratic
Party, in, natiorral convention assem-
bled, should demand th-e free and, un-
limited'coinage of silver and gold into
primary or redemption money at the
ratio of 16' to without waiting for
the action 'or approval of anry other
nation. ,
S"Resolved, .That ,it *should declare
'its irrevocable opposition to the suib-
stitution for a .metallic money of a
panic-breeding, corporation-credit cur-
rency,' based on asing'le metal, the suP-
ply 0f which is. so, limited that it can be
cornered at any 'time by a few bank-
ing institutions in Europe and America.
"Resolved, .That it should declare its
opposition to the policy and practice of
surrendering to tihe holders of the ob-:
ligations of the United States the op-
tion reserved by the law to the Goviern-
men, of redeeming .such obligations in
either silver ,coin or gold'coin.
'"Resolved, should declare iJ-.s
opposition to issuing of interest-bearng
bonds of the United States ,in time of
peace, and especially to placing the
Treasury of the Government under the
control" of ,any syndicate :of bankers.
and the issuance of bonds to be S!::'.
them at an enormous profit ,r tIi]iij.h:-Tr
lpose of supplying the Federal treashr-y
with gold, to maintain the policy of

gold, monometallism' \-
Thorough Organization Urged.
"With a, view to, secure the adher-
ence to, and readoption of, the Demo-
cratic financial policy above set forth
ty the, national convention to be as-
sembled in 1896, and of the nomination
-,tf a. candidate for the Presidency well
known to those in party sympathy
therewith, 'we hereby pledge our mu-
tual co-operati6n, and urgently recom-
mend -to our. Democratic brethren in, all
the States at once to, begin and vigor-
ously and systematically to prosecute
the work of&'a-thorough organization,
and to,/this end, the adoption of the plan
of organization herewith submitted is
The plan of organization recommend-
ed the appointment of a national com-
mittee of Democrats who are' favorable
to the free coinage of silver. Until
otherwisee ordered the folowing-were/ to
be appointed the executive committee,
XVith full poWver.
Senators Isham G. Harris of Tennes-
see. James K. Jones of Arkansas, and
David Turl:,ie of Indiana, andHon. W.
J. Stone ofr Missouri, W. H. HinrichSen
of Ilinois, and Casey Young of Tennes-
The members of the national .com-
mittee, from each State, 'immediately
after their ap:,lponintment,. are instrusted
to take such steps as may be deemed
best to organize the bimetallic forces
in each State;' and!" it is recommended
that ,in each county and election pre-
cinct of each State bimetallic cltlbs be
orc I l-aize_'i. I
The report of the committee wac;
adopted wlith,,ut oppositih-n, and after
*listening to Senator Daniel and a few
others who made brief speechs the con-
fe'rence a,:Ijourned sine (lie.


him. lie denied the Minister's state-
ment. but said that he was aware that
lr. de Lome was endeavoring to have
the various Go-vernments revoke his
appointments. Mi. Borden's treatment
by the Spanish Minister recalls the in-
cidents connected with tile deposition of
Jose Marti. the Cuban patriot, who h-eld
the important post o-.f Consul General
for both Uruguay and thie Argentine
Republic, for n,, sooner did the Spanisht
Minister at Washington learn uf
Marti's sympathy for his fellow-Cu-
bans than lie asked the Govienments
represented by Ma)'ti to revoke his ap-

Mr. Borden was Con-sul for many
South .American and European coun-
tries. andl was thie victim ,-Ift consider-
able jealousy con the part of less fortu-
nate aspirants fotl consular honors.
The fight on him became vig:,rou.
after the Lagonda affair, and Minister
dte Lome lhas kept it lip relentlessly
ever since. Indeed. this action on th,_
part of f the Minister is responsible to a
Ereat ,gree for Mr Borden's suse-
q,:uent la o,:,rs in behalf of thie insurg-
ents. vhic-h have resulted in the land-
ing .,..f m,:ore than ,o:e expedition of
go,-,dly proportkions, besides many ship-
nment-s of arlmas anu ammuniti-n which
hae leached the_ co-nsignees without
trouble, so that Mr. Borden th'ilks that
he is at least even with Senor de Lome.

{-feers, and Very Fe-w of
Thent Eicaped Death.

i s|' l~,:'ial t.:, the Citiz-n.)
Tampa. Aug. 15.-Passeners from u-
a t.-nighr bring the following- re-

-On 'st We,:lnesdlay a-n lnsur.1ent band
Lun'de]'Matagas encountered a band ,:f
Spa t- 9 guerriTlas near I- ,Colon. an,_l
eight fVi.(e ,:of the latter were killed..
The ',,,urgent losses were seven killed
and1 1 ', rty-tN,- wounded.
'Eu klo. Lor-to has ap:,,eared:l near
Cocp, ros withTat>and off ). all well
armed with W;inchesters andl mach-

L ,Sunday thie train bearing a,
large detachment ,:,f Havana \'olun-
Iters, Santa Clara districts was des-
tro. Ox, by dynamite at Bo:,n,:lron Rail-
vay, ;a'idge and very few ,,of thie vol-
untel escaped death. The explosion
was>i i'rific
Ca p9s has ordered the trrolps to
d res't Hi, blut.-checkei.l go,,.:s to distin-
gui l hem fr<_,m the insurgent- ,. it
hamikl been disc,-vere, that thie Span-
iardtri tcasionally kill on- an,,liter
t I 1-6.. .m mistake.
Ho: lg,2, are I:,ein" cnstruetted wher-
e\ et" ^ianish troo,:ps are stationed to
car'a r i.ellow f tv\-r and wound,:ed
l:a t 10j :

Emma B. in 1ihe Fishiug Bnsiness.
i, l:.-;ial t,, th r C itizen.)
Fernandina. Aug. 15. The yacht
Emma B.,. about which so, much has
been printed, l in the newspapers recent-
Iy in regardl to her connection with
the Culan Revolutionary Party. and
which hlas neve" been denied, is en-
gaged in the fishing trade on the banks
off Amelia Island. (aptain Strong, who
was to take her to Cuba. is doing the
fishing until he receives orders to go
,elseOwUheRNI. I

Continued Activity Reported in Rnil-
road and Industrial Affairs.

By Asi.:,:!iatLidJ Pre .).
Baltimore. Md.. Aug. 15.-In its week-
ly report of Southern business interests
thie Manufacturer's Record reports con-
tinued activity in railroad and indus-
trial affairs. Notwithstanding the fact
that there are over a hundred cotton
mills under construction, or companies
,,organize,:d to build, in the South. new
companies are constantly being formed.
Among the new .mills reported for the
week was a $166.000 company at Selma.
Ala.: a :3.0(,-spindke twine mill -at
Heardmont: a $100.000i mill at Yorkville.
S. C.: a $200.01),0 oil mill organized at
Laurens. S. C7.: a $11)1,)1: company has
purchased an old mill at Goldsboro. N.
C.; to lIe enlarge,:l, a 5.0)00-spindle mill
at Male. N. C.
Much activity is n,:ted in iron'inter-
ests. especially in Alabama. and plans
have been matured for building two
furnaces at Bessemer. in connection
with the large steel plant recently pro,
jected there. Arrangements are being
made for putting into operation several
*of the new idle. furnaces in that State.
A $200.000 water' powwi' in- Arkansas;
a ,256..06 lumber manufacjtury'atr.e,-
-"::"......o....t P a .

rial of Juan Gualberto Goni>z
i Monday. He defended him-
Iwas sentenced to twelve years
tient at Ceuta. the Sp-,anish
ki Nort hern Africa. Lpe.
the Matanzas chief, who av'as
I to the ISeld ,y his affianced, re-
htile same sentence. Ignacio
, gapito, Echevarra, Pedro Vil-
nd Eladio Arjola. charged as be-
todiais ,of insurgent arms and
itions, were sentenced for twen-

ed Rm

c: ve'a
La za
4 ng '
a m n't

the i7
S pa n
f,',D lr'

ie fifth inst. at Monte Gordo.
Irgent and Spanish forces, eacli
I'ng '200 had all encounter. The
Ih loss was nine dead and, abo::ut
ounle while the Cuban lost
id and thirty .ouned.
l- cutter Forward,. wit,1h
at Pensacola. and the
11, with temporary h ea d-
Aidar Key. arrt\eI at Port
ight.. The, F,:.rward had
NWest ta secure a small
.fr the lptr ,se .,f 'navi-
tall lagoons in a seM
P! a'd filibusters. -Ss



nthe most er brlg s b e
faVoT of free silver at the Present ratio.

f.,, or any other ratio,, without internqation-
. al agreement. But they hav~gone to)
far. In the agitation now to draw back.
and they therefore find it necessary to
continue the fight upon such lines that
.will enable them- to accept thee decree
0fthe national convention, if not with
cheerfulness, at least with submission.
This Is fplly believed'here to be the,
whole purpose of the conference_.
The formation ,of a national organiza-
Al.. tion cannot aid the movement to any
i appreciable_ extent. ., Such men as will
: be found to .serve upon, the national
.' ',,committee to'be appointed by the'exe-
cutive committee are doing, all they
can now to spread the craze, and their
effectiveness can scarcely be increased
by the fact that they are now members
of a. national organization. -
S-On the other hand,. the 'announce-
".' ment that the fight is' one, for Demo-
( crafts'only, and 'that neither Populists
nor Republican$ are wanted to take
', part in it,'will .deprive 'thte movement
< 'of ,such assistance as, It would natu-
'; rally receive' from these organizations.
,I. is 'claimed, however, by the piomo-
ters of the scheme that this will be a
. blessing to the silver wing of. the party
in both the, South ,and West, because it
wil'l bring lto, them many Democrats
: ., who' have held aloof through the fear
t '._" hat the advocacy of free silver would
lead' them out of the Democratic Party
i int6 that of the Populists "or some kin-
dred organization. -
t The Plan of Camnpaign.
Th11 plan1 of eamp'aign is to be. not ,so
t muclh an aggressive one against the
gold men as: it will be a still hunt for
delegates) to. the convention, andq for
this reason, it is thought by the silver
leaders, a na-tional organization may be:,
beneficial. The movement is so clearly
l6'sing ground that it must-be thought
mpst bf,. the claims made are but part
of the bluster with which the silver men
attemptto impress the country.
P For the:first time, the conference was
to-day open, to thepublic, and the irre-
sponsible portion of the gathering was
given an opportunity to air their
views, while, the more responsible mnem-
bers were busy completing the address
to the country and the plan of cam-
paign. As a result, some ill-advised
and intemperate speeches were made
by a few, gentlemen from the 'West. who
are not known outside their resp:,ective
localities. The Administration.-was as-
sailed as the tool of the gold bugs. and
'.President Cleveland and Secretary
Carlisle were denounced as traitors to
th.e people and to the party.
Representative Jones of Virginia took
occasion to rebuke these outbursts, and
in a very conservative speech' he de-
clared himself as warm a friend of sil-
ver as anyone in the country, but said
he had been a Democrat before he was
a silver man, and would remain a Dem-
,ocrat no matter what platform is
adopted. -N
Representative Lockhart ,,f North
'' Carolina spoke in a similar strain, and
counseled his hearers to treat the mat-
.'ter earnestly and not with bitterness
In their opposition toc) those who fail to
'" agree with thetm. The only-significance
in these addresses was the evident de-
i termination upon the part of all the re-
.. sponsible Democrats present to prevent
'' their followers from saying anything
.",.. that could engender bitterness and in-
c. crease the schism in the party ranks.
,'..'. Effeqt of thte Conference.
'"..'.*; /rhose who attended speak with great
K",eji,..enthuslasm of the probable effect of the
glr,;:f..0nifer.ence upon, the silver movement
:9' e ierally, They treat the matter as

*, ,,, <^ ^ *^ B ^. ...,^',': . sn^e..
clat6d' P reps!.)
t' .f.5,--&ei[ord in g to
o1 w%,h h Sii.,een T) -
< |Gove'rnmenf it.' _e e af1,]
.e.I B shown ihat' serious dis-
s" a mong the insukgent
leadet.i' This is said to be due to the
fact .it' some of them are not willing
to de-i by. by burning or other means.
the.p. erty of planters and others. In
ti s i s nectihon. according to the Go'-
nlen'tl formation. Clief Rabi and.M aceo
ha%-e ad an angry dispute, arid the
latter was slightly wounded ,by the
form! According to the reports, they
had "'o be separated by their friends
in or 'er to av'oid more serious trouble.
Another report from official sources
Is to'the effect that some of the other
insurigent leaders are desirous of de-
posing .Gomez from the position of
,-enetl-in-Chief of the insurgent forces
on aftunt of a circular which he re-
cently,':Issued. ordering his followers to
burn.Tall' .property belonging to, those
who -'e not in sympathy witfi the
causefef the insurgents.
Infi 'hat'ion given out from official
source' is that the Insurgents attack-
e'd t vol-umn of. Major Zubia on the
pla nt ibn of Natalie, in the District of
Sagu a, Grande. The insurgents were
routljq'.n.d dispersed, leaving three
dead T! 'e,tmtpps lost one' killed. ,
VcIhtee.r,'*%'ere making a recon-
noiss Ce of a Camp of the in-_urgents
on tl|| plantation of Marian Antonio,
,i-n th diittict of Santo Dnmingo. ,and
they ok lhr armed prisoners.
A,ife i.ort given out here is to the 4f-
feetcL t.te insurgents attacked a di-
tach nM,'o'f troops on the plantation of
Cora &*,Jesus. The garrison within
wasx wounded, but made a Valorous
defe ah'd the insurgents were ob-
liged retire. 'It is stated that they
lost Ig xtmately three dead and two
wou lops oi:)s Were dispatched to
theirfsist e f r,,li4agua.
Ins g6 N \-1,a't1e ;ci of b. I .rov ce of
San t lra..t Let.E'e attack are
unkndxmn Gener rst -.'Valdez, sta-
tionei at Gil- a, h'^ a, removed to
the ox So\'ince .t, S tlara.
He itt s N~ot Depomfd by Urugnay, but
(Special to tne Citlzen.);
Feandina, .15. The. Associated
Pr-si a ispatch sent ourtfronm Washing-
ton t,'"the effect that Treasury Depart-
ment was informed Hy the Government
Of Uruguay that the appointment of N.
B. BoL.en as its Consular representative
for Ioorjda had been revoked by rea-
son of Borden'-s aetiv'e,espousal of the
uLban cause, created a stir here to-
day.v. | .,
Th Citizen."--rrespondtnt saw Mr.
B:,rdan and ca~l=fed his attention to the
dispatch, and asked if he had anything
to say.
!Mr... Borden read the dispatch, and
laughiingly remarked that he was not at
all surprised, but.tholght the press re-
portes exceelingl-y -slow, in learning
that The was no longer Vice Consul for
Urugay.. i '01,uinig. he said:
"I re'sigied tffr Vice Consulship'"near-
Iy txvv months qgo of my o)wh free will
and accord. My 1 motives for resigning
I-ereion. account of the fact that my
private business was such that the Con-
sularl'duties interferred with it."
:Mr.Otorden is a great admirer of Pru-
d,nc* de'M'irquiopndo, the Consul Gen-
eal f4pr UrBtuaa^'and sa? a large por-
,a it jtf that -g 00'man at his home.

Alexander Brown, who.,f,:orm- M C
svndi. g,- in Baltimoret to .c-12e, te
wifth ,"i e-,,Morgan-Belmonrt shdicatt
In t'urzii hii the gold for the last, is-
sue Is'"'.. =. commenting upbn t.he,.
gold export,''says that there is not the
slightest cause for alarm. The syndi-'
cate has the situation well in hand, and
will keep the Treasury gold reserve in-
tact. Commercia-l bills are beginning to
appear in the market, and they will
furnish abundant exchange, and will
effef.ct.ively check the outgo of gold.
"As regards the talk of another bond
issue." said he. "'Iv o not think there is
Ohe slightest foundation for it. The
rates for exchange are already begin-
ning' to weaken, and I firmly believe
that the shipments of gold are nearing
an end."

' ..Mlos,t .(Wj,.the innjure~d ,p~e^^^^^^? .'.
U"- 'p s "T "- "'-EN
moveed "to their hosdjac '
,houses. which werehh .open. for' ....
t'heir-receptton.. N%'ere i
Sentenced to Tweny* Years for As-
saulting a Young Lady.
(Spe>ial to the Citizen.)
WVaycross, Ga.. Aug. 15.-Will Pun-
ter. the negro who assaulted and tried
to dishonor Miss Nellie Fleming two
weeks ago at the young lady's home.
near Camilla, was brought here to-
night by State Transfer Guard B. H.'
Pearson, and taken to the State con-
viet canmp in the Okefenokee Swamp,
where he will begin his term of t\ventyk
years in the penitentiary.
Hunter was triad and convicted by
Judge Broward of Bainbridge, and his
sentence of twenty years was displeas-
ing to Miss Fleming's'friends and ac-
The assault was made on Saturday
morning. The girl was in the field
where the negro was plowing. Hunter
left his plow. and went to where Miss
Fleming was. He asked her a simple
qtiesti,,n about some w,:,rk, and before
she knew what he was about, he had
caught her in his arms. He tried to
throw her down, but she screamed for
help, and made a desperate sruggle to
-get away. Hunter tried to'stifle her
screams with his hand on her routh,
and made an effort to force her.
Her. screams were heard, and her'
father ran to her rescue.
Hunter was not arrested until Sun-
da.y morning, as Mr. Fleming lived
eig-hteen miles from Camilla. He had
1)'011in Mr! Fleming's employ for eleven
.Near. k
The people were greatly incensed at
Hunter, and a speedy trial was all that'
saved him from being lynched.
Arrested. for L ynching.
(Special to the Citlzei.)
Lake City, Aug. 15.--Deputy Sheriff
XV. J. Edwards arrested John Walker,,
John Roadan, Randall Padgett, Thom-
as Phillip0s, and Padgett to-day about
. thirteen miles ,froig Jake City, for
being implicated,21In the lynching of
Robert Bennett,'2: te young negro
preacher WhohQwas.taWken from the pul-
pit on 'the Fourth o,f July and lynced.'
They all ga"'a bond'of $1,000'eacl for
their appearance at '-the preliminary
trial, which comes 'qff Tuesday next.
Burglars FrIgfhtene.d Away.
(Special to the Citizen.)
Waycross, Ga., Aug. 15.--Burglars at,.
tempted to enter the store of the .Watt,
Harley Hardware Company here.,lat' .,.'
night. They drillel two dozen holeA'In.. i
the partition over the back 'door,`1aut.:" ^
were frightened of',,before they could
finish their work. Haod they gained 'en-
trance, they would hae found a bbnan-"
za. in fine pistols and cutlery.
Stabbed Morris In the Back.
(Special .to the 6ltlzen.)
Waycross, Ga., Aug. 15.-Sam Mor-
ris and Henry Scarlet fought at a game
of baseball at Hazzard's Hill, a negro
suburb, to-day. Morris was probably
fatally -stabbed. He was cut Iri the
back and the wounds are deep. Scar-.'
lett is in jail. i. '
Augusta Evening News Rw" pnleWt .
(By Associate Prft .! 'i,
Augusta, Ga., Aug. 15.-The .Evening VO
News has suspended -publication. ",The'
employees entered claims for wiage 'i "

Onmpala River To Have a Regnlar
Daily Mail.
o ,?l:,#-.'iS al to the Citiz.n.)
Washington. D. C.. Aug. 15. The
P,:,tt O-fee Department has issued an
,o)rder establishing steam)boat service
in Florida as follows: Iola. by1, Magno-
lia Landing -to Wewahitchka. Fla..
seventeen miles and back. six times a
week. in safe and suitable steamboats
to Magnolia Landing. and by land the
residue. by a schedule of n,-,t to exceed
five hours running time each way. mail
to be carried daily, except Wednesday,
and in close connection with the north
and southbound mail boats at Iola.
from September 16, 11S95, to June 30, 1S96.
"$2.300 for Pensacola's .Post Offlee.
'Srpeeial to the (_itizen.)
Washingtton. D. C.. Aug. 15. The
Post. Office Department has granted
all allowance ofJ$2,500 for clerk hire in
the Post Oq.a.t>Pensacola. Fla.., for
the fiscal 3Bi111ginning.July 1, 1895.
Postmaster at Langston.
tSpleial to the Citizen.)
Washington, D. C.. Aug. 15.-G. A.
McLeod has been appointed Postmaster
at Langston. Wakulla. County, Fla..
vice S. C. Langstont, resigned.'
Plorida Man Griinted n. Patent.
(Sp-ecial to the Citizen.)
Washington, D. C.. Aug. 15.-A patent
has been grantedito James C. Fleece
of Wildwood.. Flt., for a mechanical.
Tattle Sentenced for'Mardeir.
(By Ass.ociafed Press.)
Winston, N. C.. Aug. 15.-Arthur Tut-
tle. colored,,was sentenced to twenty-
five years in .penitentiary this after-
noon for the murder of Pollceman
Vickers last May. Counsel for the de-
fense made no motion for a new trial.
The case of Hud Cunhingham for kill-
ing his sweetheart, was given to, the
jury to-night. A verdict of manslaugh-
ter is expected.
Fifty Negroes Are in Jail.
(By Associated Press.4
Raleigh. N. C.. Aug. 15.-A special to
the News and Express from Winston,
N. C., says: Fifty negroes who par-
ticipated in Sunday night's rlot,,are in
jail. The Grand Jury has returned true
bills against parties connected with
the trouble. It is estimated that more
than 200 negroes have left Winston.
since the riot.
Hurled from a Third-Story VWindow.
(By Associated Press.)
Baltimore, Md., Aug. 15.-AMrs. Bertha
North, 27 years old, hurled her 10-days-
old infant from a third-st'cry window of
her home to-day and then leaped after


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bAY, AUG T 16, 1895.



. Insurgents Kill Eighty-

Five Nqear Colon.


uri.s.urgenti Blow Uip iih Dyna-
-k(i.te a Trainload of Volnn-

Up Business.


The Address to the Country Is Very
Moderate in Tone-Senator Call
Addresses Himself Elo-
quently In A Mirror.

(Special to the Citizen.)
Washington, D. C., Aug. 15.-The sil-
ver conference came to an inglorious
end to-day. The programme announc-
ed In these dispatches last night was
carried out, and without any discus-
sion of ;he work of the committee the
address t5 the country was adopted. It
Is difficult to see h'ow the action of the
conference is going to benefit the silver,
cause, but it is possible it may have
the effect of bringing many ardent ad-
vocates of free coinage to their senses.
The address to the country is moder-
ate In tone, and while it repeats all
the well-used arguments of the silver
men, It cannot widen the breach be-
tween the factions of the party. What
Is fAY1 more significant and important
to the country than the action of the
conference was the evidence through-
out the proceedings that the stiver
Democrats have no intention of leav-
ing. the organization and affiliating with
the Populists or any new party that
may be formed from the disgruntle-d
elements after the national conventions
shall have adopted platforms. The fact
that to a..arge extent the conference
wa-I intended to. head off just such a
move on the part of the extremists is
practically admitted by the leaders of
the movement. For this reason the de-
clarations of the conference, likeithose
of some other political organizations,
are more fpr effect than observance.
The address itself, as Governor Stone
said, is substantially the same as that
adopted by the Democratic convention
In Mississippi, and wholly the same as
that adopted by the silver Democratic
convention of Texas. It purports to
be a thorough declaration of the prin-
ciples of the party upon the money
question, and as such may mislead a
few uninformed people.
Real Purpvose of the Meeting.
The general understanding, however,
of the manner in which it was formed,
and the character of the gathering,
', that assumes to speak for the party in
., advance of the party convention,
;' .,. should make It a very harmless docu-
V. ment. The purpose to be served is to
SL, give men like Senators Jones. Harris
&6l1. n'nel, .aid whetherr prominent.silver;
''"Upon Wj1hleh :'jb'-` ai


Emmett Divers Taken from the
Sheriff and Executed.


His Body Carried to Fulton and Sus-
pended from a Telegraph Pole-To Be
Cremated with tihe Hoase Vhere
Cain and His VWife Lived.

iBy Associated Press.)
St. L"uis. M,:,.. Aug. i1.-Enm ett
Divers, the negro who,,: outraged arid
then killed Mr-v. C'ain near Fult. :, M,:,..
a couple of weeks ago. and Who was\
brought her,- f,,r sate kl.eping, wa-s
taken tfronl the Sheriff at Fult,..n about
1 ,'clock this morning .,by a mo.b an.l
hanged at railroad bIridge. Di'veirs was
taken tfronl here yesterday aftern,:ion
by Deputy She'-Iff Buchanan o,:f (-i al-
loway C,:,unty, and arriv d at Fulton
s,:,me time after midnight,
Sheriff BuCehAnan left the train with
hi- priso,,ner s,,ome distance fL,om Ful-
ton, and a lwa pr,:eeolingn with hinm ill a
carriage when he was intercepted by a
iol), of nlore than a hundred 1e. who
t,,ok the negro and hanged him.
A thousand ,,r mre men fro,,m all
parts ,f the country gathered this aft-
erno,:,n at the bridge where, Di-e-rs wa
hanged, cut his body, down arn:l march-
ed with it to Fulton,:n where it was sus-
p:end,:ed from a tele:,pragh pole as a pLt.ub-
lic spectacle and a warning to, all evil-
doers. This diemonstration was made
at the special request of J. W. Cain.
the husband of the nlur:':lei:ld w,,man.
It is said that the body 01, Divers will
be taken to,:-night to the little house
where Ca-ain an,:d his wife lived, the
prEmises saturated with oil. and rthe re-
mnains ,:,f the nerro. together with the
house, destroyed by i: ,re.
Marshall. C'oleiuan, and Fox Sen-
teneed for the Killing of Dinkins.
iBy Assoceiatfe P-ress.)
Jackson, Miss.. Aug. 15.WOn TWednes-
day. August 7. Hon. Dabney Marshall,
Dem,:,cratic nonilnee tfor State Senator,.
and a member of the Virginia Legisla-
tut'e. accompanied tb.y H. H. Coleman,
W. J. Voller, and R. T. Fox. all. )ron"i-
nent citizens of Vicksburg. arrived in
this city and proceeded to search for
R. T. Dinkins, a gentleman highly con-
nected in this State. and a ecoiusill of"
Bishop C. B. Galho\\ay of this city. wh1,o
it was charge,:l, had circulatedl very
sensational stories about Marshall.
At Dinkins' boarding-house it wa-s
learned that he was in Brandoh. a smalt
statio-n fifteen niles east of here. ..:
Early Thursday, morning .MarshaWil,
and 4his friends hired a livery tea~m.qiT.'
proceeded to Brandon, ,whee ..t5
fond Dinkins standcu lg_.i
platf.rnm wa iting to a tIra in. ar~n'ai_.,
without warning. opened fire on JDh kis
and a struggle ensued..
When it was found that Marsha;l
was getting the worst of the encounter.
his friends came to his assistance..and i
sent a fusillade of shots at Dinkins.
who was unarmedl. Dinkins fell dead,
pierced )by half a dozen bullets. Mar-
shall and hi- companions immediately
surrendered to the Sheriff.
Circuit Court met at Brandon Mon-
day last, and the Grand Jury hnine-
diately proceeded to work on the case.
and last evening brought a true bill
against Marshall. Coleman. qnd Fox.
and discharged Voller. who apparently
took no part in the shooting, but was
p:,'esent merely as an attorney.
The prisoners pleaded guiltyv of mur-
dletr in the first. degree, and were sent-
enced to life imprisonment in the State
Penitentiary. They will be brought to
Jackson to-morro,,w to begin their sent-
The v'erdiet is regarded a., a triphxn.l
o:f law over violence, and is "'justice
even for Mississippi". there being an
interval of exactly one week between
the shooting and the sentence to-day.
Jaryv Finds HimU (-.ailtyv of Mnrder in
tlhe Second Degree.
,By A'??.:.ciated> Press.)
Riehmnond, Va.. Akug. 15.--A Suffolk.
Va.. special to tlhe State says: The ju-
ry inl the murder trial of William J.
lr:uhart, charged with killing J,:hn
E. Cray. on Novenmber Sth, 157". ,to-day;
rendered their verdict, finding the
prisoner guilty ,of murder inl the sec-
,ond degree and fixing hi? punishment
at five y'ear--" inipriso-nnment in. the
The trial has Ibeen inl progress since
Tuesday, an,: the case wold have l:een
sulbmitted to the jury last night, but.
they could not arrive at a verdict and
remained in the Sheriff's custody until

t o-,dlay.
The iloer';? counsel, after consul-
tation with the accused and friends,
deeid:ed not t.:) o e tr a new trial.
Judge Kilby passed sentence about 1
o'clock this afterno-n. When he asked
Urquhart if he had anything to say.
the latter replied: "'Not a word."
Soon after the killing. Urquhart fled
and,: remained a fugitiv'e until three
weeks ago, when he surrendered to the
authorities and asked for a trial. He
iks related to prominent families in this
and Isle of W'ight (Counties.

Holmes To Be Tried in Chicago.
(.By Associat-.1 Press.)
Philadelphia. Pa.. Aug. 15.-It has
pra.-tic-ally been deeied that H. H.
Holimes. the alleged nu',erer of Minnie
and Nannie VWilliams. B. F. Pietzel.
and halt a d,:,zen others, will go to
Chi,,a >., for trial for the murder .of the
W illianms' girls. This. it is said. was
the o,: utconle ,:.f a lengthy cenfeeanc.--
held in this city to-dayv between W'. A.
Capps of Fort Worth. Tex.. and Dis-
trict Attorney G-raham. After the co-n-
f,-rence Lawyer Cal)ps said that he hadl
urge,.1 tlie District Attorney to) all,:,w
Hol es t,, go t._1 Chicago,. and that Mr.
(Graham eould hardly refuse to,: grant
his request.
Lnv Offices Robbed of $10.000.
(By Assc:,iat-e Pries;.)
Pittsburg. Pa., Aug. 15.-The law
offices of John D. and William McKen-
nan have been robbed of $10.001.1 in
stAcks and bonds. Both gentlemen have
been away for a few days and their
offices were closed. The janiitor Qf the
building discovered a tin box iin the
basement of the. building containing pa-
pers belonging to Messrs McKennan.
This led to the discovery of the rob-
h1=.rv., Fi've thoni d dior ,'llar's in hnd.s


Collision on the Camden and
Atlantic Railroad.


Stops at Liberty Park Slation To Let
Off Passsengers-Its Presence De-
clared Not Known to the Crew
of the Approaching Train.

By Assoiated Pr0ris.)
Camden. N. J..'Aug. 15.--One person
was killed and a score of others more
or less seriously injured in a rear-end
collision on the6 C amden and Atlantic
Railroad, in the southern part of this
city. to-night. i
The Atlantic City acconmmodati,:on
train, which left the shore at 5 ,-'clock
this afternoon, crashhed into the rear.
car of an excursion train from Lake
Side. at Lil:erty Park Station.
Marshall Johns,:,n, tile 16-year-old son
of Re.%. Marshall Jo.hnson, pastor" of the
African Union Methodist Episcopal
Church of this city. was burned to
death, and the following are the more
seriously injured: Maggie Cannon, 14
years: old. Camrren. incised wound of
breast and legs burned; Daisy Nahen.
9 years old, Philadelphia, sprained an-
kle: John Wilson, Camden' badly
shoel:ed and burned on face and hands;
Lucy Buchman, West Philadelphia,
shoulder fractured; Matilda Quash,'
Garrets Ford. Pa.. ankle sprained; Car-
rie Quash, Garrets Ford, Pa., hip in-
jured by jumping from car window;
Mrs. Marshall Johnson, Camden. in-
jured on back and hips; Mrs. Lizzie
Walker. Camden, leg injured; Mrs. Ma-
ry Jane Groves, West Philadelphia. in-
jured about the body: James Groves.
West Philadelphia, injured about head
and body.
Immediately after the collision the
rear car. of the excursion train caught
fire and was completely burned. The
train was the first section of fifteen cars
that left Lakeside Park at 7:0.S p. _m..
having on board the parents and schol-
ars of fourteen colored Sun'day schools
from Camden, Philadelphia, and sev-
eral counties in Pennsylvania. It had
stopped at the station to let off lpas-
sengers from South Camden.
The headlight ,-,f the Atlantic City *
train was seen as it rounded the curve
at City Line. and a panic ensued. A
rtlsh was made for the doors and w'in-
do)wvs, and children were thrown -from
the cars to the pleatform, while others. 4s
jumped from the windows. The crash
foliowe,, and ittq.iaOment 4he car was
hn a blaze. aIs body was
afterward ..o u.. .i ..
Jto a c risp ......... .........
.'. rliilA ..4i-iii i t ,-' +


A County License Tax of Fifty, I
Cent of the State Tax Was
Levied Upon All occupations
Named in the Law.


















eiry division of the Louisville tnd Nas
\'ille Railroad has left no:, sto,-ne u
turned to effect his cjaltui-ue. He h
Nvorked night and day and expen,
much money for this purpose; in fat
every railroad man has done all th
he could to assist those who. were e
deavoring to arrest the outlaw. E
erybody along the line of the railro.f
'appreciates the efforts of Superinten
ent McKinney and the other railro,
men, and I shall always hold them-
grateful rememberance.
"Yes, you can s'ay that just no
there is not a word of news that
acan give about the outlaw. He a
pears to have sunk, out of sight fi
the present."

Had No License for His Wincheste
(Special to the Citizen.)
Peuiisacola4, Aug. 15.-Sheriff Smit
has arrested Ike Harrison, a negro, wl
says that he has been roaming ov<
the State, carrying a Winchester rifle
He could not give a~n intelligent ai
count of himself, ,and was placed i
jail to be tried for carrying a Winche&
ter rifle without having given the bon
required by law.
The arrest"was made inn a cabin ne;
Olive iStation, six miles from the cit.
A large- number of negro men gathered
around the Sheriff when he meade tl.
arrest, 'and one of them wms great]
surprised, for in him the' Sheriff re(
ognized an old offenders for whom h
,had been ,carrying ,a warrant, fc
months. He was also placed under a]
rest, .and brought to the County Jail.
Many New Factories Are Being Es
iSpecial to the Citizen.)
Tanipa. Aug. 15,-The cigar industry
still continues to increase and new:fa(
tries are constantly being established(
Aniong the latest are: Ventura Be
rosa. No. 233; Jose y Delpiffo, No. 351
L. L. Wilson, No. 299; V. Bustillo Bros
Nlo. 154: Benj. Barnum, No. 411; Ante
nio Cacciatore, N6. 405; Chas. F. Friend
No. 41:1:)3: Fitzgerald & Co.,.No. 352; Gold
berg. Bowwn & Co., No. 394;' Charle
E. Hall. No. 326; R. A. Lopez, No. 31',
Havana and Key West Cigar Corn
pany. N.:-,s. 240, 270, 115, and ,208; Horac
R. Kelly Company, No. 77 and, 16.
Among the late movements in fac
stories are those of Lozaro., Pendas
Co.. wh,,o have removed from Port Tair
pa City to their splendid brick struck
ture in this city.
Salvador l10driquez has ceased or
orat ion in his temporary quarters, an
is no,,w moving into his recently corn
plete,: factory- in East Tampa.
Ramon Alfonso has changed the bas
of his operations from West' Tampa t
a commodious new factory in Eas
It is3 estimated that in July of 189
$19.0066 was collected by the Collector o
Internal Revenue for-the sale of ciga
stamps. The same estimates place
v the sales for the last month at abou
The sale of cigars for July, 1894
wuild therefore, be about 6,300,000, anw
for July. 1895, about 9,000,000. During
the month of July the cigar manufac
ttrers of this city paid, into the Cus
to-n House in this city $49,427.05 fo
withdrawals made by them from thi
bonded warehouses. The total receipt
of the Custom House for July wen
$55.050.75. leaving but $5,600 from othe:
sources than tobacco. I
During the past ,two weeks then
,'were 5412 bales of tobacco leaf importe(
at this port, arid, in the same time then
were 7SO cases of cigars shipped fron
And Excursion Raten to the Atlnntv
(Special to the Citizen.)
Tampa. Aug. 15.-F. C. Mosier, e
prom ofI Pittsburg, Pa.
writes to E. M. Hendry of this city, anc
suggests what appears to be an ex-
cellent idea for the people.of this State
also suggesting an excursion route thai
it might be wvell for the, passenger
agen&l of the various, railroads to take
under consideration. ,
Mr. M,:osier urges that Florida have a
"phosphate day" at the Atlanta Ex-
position, and writes to see if the people
,of Tampa cannot get the Governor tc
luse his influence in accomplishing that
aim. He thinks that it would attract
a great deal of attention, and. be the
means of materially assisting that in-
dustry; His opinion is that if the ra'il-
roads would make a good rate, issu-
ing excursion tickets with a broad lim-
it, say from Scranton to Atlanta, pass-
ing through the old Tennessee battle-
fields returningg via Tampa, St.
Augustine, Jacksonville, continuing
up2 to touch the Virginia Val-
ley and some of the Old Dominion bat-
tle-fields, also Antietam and Gettys-
burg, giving the same rates from Tam-
pa or other points on the route for the
same excursion or circuit. This route
would surely catch all the old soldiers
of, both the Union and Confederate
armies, besides large numbers of Others
who would take advantage of the rates
to see the exposition and the South-
eastern port of the United States.
,' some Personal Notes.
(Special to the Citizen.)

Tampa, Aug. 15.-F. W. Morast, the
leading photographer, and A. E. Park-
er, his ab)e aid, have gone on a visit
to the Great Lakes.
S. W. Allen left yesterday for Jack-
sonville, where he goes to meet his
wife, who is returning from a summer's
Walter Spitler and family have gone
to the Ancient City for a visit. I
Phillip T. McGurk, who has been
here some time for the benefit of his
health, has returned to his Northern
Louis Douglass, an official of the
electric street railwayr, has gone to
Virginia on a vacation.
Editor Calhodn of the Times left last
night on a business trip to Nebraska.
His,'family accompanied him. They will
be absent about six weeks.
Jury Fails To Agree in the Trial of
a, Negro for Assault.
(Special to the Citizen.)
DeLiand, Aug. 15.-Business dragged
somewhat in the Criminal Court yes-
terday, despite the efforts of the Judge
to hurry matters. There were two. jqry
trials, however, and some delay was,
caused in the -selection -of juries. Bos-
ton, White, a4, young negro probably not
more than 16,, was ,tried for assault-
ing an -aged lady named Mrs. M. C.
Clarknrer. The object of the assault is
not known, and was not proven. It was
alleged that the negro went to the la-
dy's house one nigh about 12 o'clock,
and told her that one of her neighbors
wias dying; ,and that her presence was
desired. Mrs. Clackner lives alone and
In a rather lonely settlement about five
miles north -of DeLand. Suspecting
nothing wrong, however, she hurriedly
followed the negro, and when a short
distance from the house he knocked
her down with a heavy club and lft
her insensible by the roadside. Mrs.
Claclkner's identification -of the negro
was notcomplete, and after consider-
ing ,the matter for some time the jury
reported its inability to agree, and was
discharged, The vote stood five for

has been spending some time in th
city and Ormond left for home yeste
Committee on sports and excursion
for Labor Day, appointed by the At
letic Club held a meeting last nigh
The committee will meet again on Mo:
day night.
E. H. Glidden is in the city fror
L. H. White, who has been conduct
ing a book store in the Opera Hous
Building for two or three years, mad
an assignment this morning in favor o
L. L. Tower of Boston.
Miss Sophia MacMillan and Mr
Charles W. Wade Married.
(Special to the Citizen.)
St. Augustine, Aug. 15.-A beautiful
home wedding was solemnized at tl
residence of Mr. and 'Mrs. Andrev
MacMillan on St. George Street at
o'clock last night. The contracting
parties were their daughter Miss Sophi
MacMillan and Mr. Chales W. Wad
of Pittsburg, Pa.
The parlors of the residence in which
the ceremony was performed, ws
tastefully decorated with white flow
ers. The other rooms and halls (
the house were also elaborately deco
The bride was attired in a neat fit
ting gown of white corded silk trimmed
with white chiffon. At her throat wa
an exquisite 'pendant of diamonds,
present from Mr. Wade. Rev. Brook
G. White of Jacksonville performed th
ceremony. Miss Amy MacMillan, sis
ter of the bride, acted as maid
After the customary congratulation
the entire party repaired to the dining
room, and partook of a sumptuous "re-
past. The reception lasted from 11 t
11 o'clock.
An excellent collection of useful an.
ornamental articles were among th
wedding presents.
Mr. and Mrs. Wade left this morning
for Edgewood Park. N. Y. Mr. W'ad
has charge of the advertising depart
ment of the Pittsburg Dispatch.
.All Stores M31st Close.
(Special to thenCitizen.)
St. Augustine. Aug. 15.-The saloon
keepers of the city are \ery mudc
agitated over Marshal Hinch's acti,,
in closing the saloons ,:on Sunday. and
pres.nted a petition to, the City Counn
eil calling attention to what they clain
is partially vin the part of the Mar
shal. They contend that the ordinanee.
call for the closing .of all places o:,f bus
iness on Sunday. drug stores exeepte.l
and they want the ordinances enforce,:
in their entirety or not at all.
The Mayor. in his comment on the
petition, said he thought the saloon-
keepers had cause for complaintin, an',:
ordered that all ordinances in reference,
to Sunday closing be enforced strictly
This means that no stores of any de
scription will be open on Sunday. ex-
cept drug stores, and they will no,:t I:,t
allowed to sell cigars or soda water.

To Pave San Marco Avenue.
(Special t, the Citizen.)
St. Atugustine. Aug. 15.-No definite
action was taken on street pa\'ingc, b\
the council last night, but .an impronmitu
meeting, however, was held at which
each nleml)er expressed his opinion as
to the best way of pa\'ingg San Marc:,
Avenue. It was agreed b\y a majority
of the memnl)ers tehat the best way would
I:,e t,:, take up the blocks from thet City
Gates to the north end of the thorough-
fare.'"' eni.the,,^ is 'to s-lect-tall of
the good block Nfd lay, a.-ef reje,
iteen f Nt d w le- "P-in*-'^l'*T *fS

Highest of all in Leavening Power.-Latest U. S. Gov't Report


vs. Broderick. Brokerick is a well-Pap-
pearing man, and is respected in 'the
r. community in which he lives--Orange
City. He was charged with having car-
th nal intercourse with an unmarried fe-
. male under the age, of 16 years,. the
e. girl being his stepdaughter. The State
le was unable to make out a case against
^e_ Brokerick, as the girl was only 11 years
n old, and thephysician who /examined
i her testified .that the act claimed had
S_ not been committed. -Aside from this
the girl herself denied, it on the stand.
i Brokerick was released and received an
open-armed welcome from the members
Y. of his family, who were in attendance
d at the trial.
ie Dr. ,W. S. Taylor will leave to,-mor-
y, row for a wdek's stay at Coronado.
C_ On returning hewill take a month's va-
ie cation, which he will spend at his old
)r home in Owensboro, Ky.
r- IMr. W. D. Haynes ie'going into the
, waterworks business on an extensive
scale. He has just added another mam-
moth tank to his tower, into which, wa-
i_ ter from a deep rock well is pumped by,
a windmill. 'He threatens to compete
witch the city in supplying water to his
Y Mr. E. 0. Painter of the Agriculturist
- returned this morning irom an extend-
d. ed observation tour through South
3` Florida. He reports a fairly good crop
5; of fruit in the extreme southern setion
*" of the State, but not enough to glut the
- market by several million boxes.
d'- /

7; With Proper. Cultivation It Should
Succeed in This State.
(Special to the Citizen.)
-- Orlando, Aug. 15.-Among other in-
& dustries suggested by the Reporter,
i- which might be carried on advantage-
-- ously in Orlando is the growing of cas-
tor beans and the manufacture of the
i- oil. The oil mill is understood to be a
4 not very expensive plant. The cost
1- would be, within the reach of our busi-
ness men. In the- light of two years
e experience here,it might be claimed,
o that the beans cannot be successfully
,t grown here. It is true,, Western men
of experience in the manufacture of the
4 oil attempted for two years to grow
)f castor beans near, here and made a
r failure of the undertaking; but this
s failure was predicted by every intel-
t ligent old, resident who- took enough
interest in the matter to inform himself
:, of the time and manner of planting.
d Last year the ,planting ,was deferred
g until late in May. The plants came on
- finely, made a, rapid ,growth, and the
- gentlemen gathered two cuttings of
r beans or heads before the frost of last
e winter cut down the plants. This year
s he waited until about the same date,
e hoping that the roots of his last year's
r plants would throw up sprouts and thus
make plants. When satisfied that the
e old ro6ts were dead, he put in, mules
c and plows, and furrowed the land, run-
e ning furrows -four or five feet apart.
a In: these fie dropped his seed and c,,-
ered it. The weeds had already taken-
thee middles, which were not plowed,
and when the young plants made their
1-plpearanee they, were alr-eaVy o,'et-'l
i gr,-,wn and were soon smoothered with
the. dense growth of weeds. Had he
prepared his ground better, the lateness
of the season would no d,-iu bt have pro-
, duced the same results as followed laEft
year's experiment. The time and
money put into this year's' experiment
w were thrown away.
Inthis connection was,an object les-
r son which should have pointed out to
this man his error, and which points
every observing man the way to suc-
cess. Last falls cuttings of heads were
' thrown on a large threshing floor at
cnee corner of the field to dry, so that
) the seed could be threshed from the
t hulls. In this process thousands of
t beans were scattered upon the ground.
Here they lay all winter, passing
. through two if the most severe freezes
known in the history of Florida. In
the early spring these germinated, and
when our friend was running out- his
furrows and preparing to plant this
year the young plants, from these scat-
tered beans were two feet high. They.
,have continued to grow, uncared for
and unattended, and at this date are
maturing seed, with full four months
before them in. which to mature seed
before there is the least danger of frost. t
The lesson is that the seed of the
castor bean can be safely planted in .
this region in December, and" be ready
to germinate with the first warm
weather of spring with a; certainty of
a harvest of four months' duration even
in the most adverse seasons, and a
probability of living through three win-
:ters out of four with a harvest period .of
*.nine rronths', duration the following
summer. With such an advantage .
over other sections growing castor
beans, and with a mill owned and oper-
ated by the men who cultivate the: land
and grow the seed., absolute, independ-
ence of any trust, or combine is secured, r
and. the profits would remain in .the
kands of the grower and manufacturer.
To Obtain Free Tuition at the South
Florida Military Institute. t
(Special to the Cltizen.) I
Orlando, Aug'. 15.--State Senator M. t
R. Marks gives notice of a. competitive
examination of young men desirous of i
entering the South Florida Military In- 1'
stitute at Bartow. Under the recent -

act creating the institute each State i
Senator is authorized to appoint one t
strident from his district, who will be ,
entitled to all of the privileges and ad-
*vantages of the institute at no cost ex-
cept for clothing and for medical at-
tendance. The school will open Septem-
ber 25 of this year' under General E. M.
Law, who has been made general su-
perintendent. The examination for this n
district will be held in the Courthouse t(
at Orlando on Saturday, August 31. I
Louis Vernon McKinnon and Miss I
Jennie McCall of this place, were mar- S
ried at the home, of the bride last night, c
Rev.. V. J. Bolin of the Baptist, Church e
Officiating. 3
Dr. R. L. Harris is obtaining signa- I
tures to a -telephone exchange, for Or- P
lando, with a fair prospect of success.
The Novelty Works has. a, force of C
men in the woods gathering material hc
for novelties in the furniture line, of
which this, institution intends to make
a specialty hereafter.
Dr. Lanphear has sold his residence
on Central Avenue to. Mr. I. H. Nettles. i,
The doctor is now in New England, and
has decided to. locate there.
A novel game of baseball will be play- 0(
ed here this evening. A number of busi- t<
ness men will give the regular nine, of
the Orlando club a lively tilt for hon- 0
ors. Of the out-of-date players are R. c
L. Hyer, J. M. Cheney, J. N. Bradshaw,@, s
D. S. Shine, Gus Hart, Dr. Z. W. M6-
Elrnv. andI T-F. "Bb_ "Rh f theseo Shine.

Mr. Davet- will minister to- he Episco-
pal Church during the absence of the
local rector.
Messrs.-Peeler, Pinckston, Bolen. and
Maltbie have returned from their trip
to the east'coast.
Dr. Peak is still experim-,enting with
his newly-discovered pigment, and with :i ,
each new exleriment, is strengthened '*
in the conviction that the material wil 'l,
prove valuable. He washed some of
the. mineral, and floated some of :the ,*'
lighter and "finer portion. ,This he
dried, and subjected to heat in the open .
air. The result was a fine brown flour,
This he worked up with oil and varnish, ''
and had it tested by one of our local
printers on some. electrotype plates. *"
partly print, and partly cheap wood
cut. The result was all that coulld be
desired. The color was, good and solid,,
and the impression was equal to. the
finest of the coloredinks. .
People of %Vest Palm Beach Will Now
Be Heard fromu on the Bonds., '
(Special to the Citizen.)
West Palm Beach, Aug. 15.--Mayor
Earman of' the town of West Palm
Beach has issued his proclamation in -
accordance with the".order of the.Town. ,
Council in regard to the bo:,nding of the
city for $25,000. The proclamation' is
as follows :
"To the Property-Owners of the Town
of West Palm Beach: .
"Pursurant to a call of the council '
of the town of West Palm Beach, I, "
J. S. Earman, Mayor of said town, do
abide by the order of the Town. Coun-
cil, and hereby call for an election to
be held within thirty days from; date;
in accordance with the',0rder of said
council that was passed At a meeting
held by that body on the. evening of,
Monday, August 12, for the purpose of
testing the views of the people regard- :-
ing'the bonding of the town of Wvest
Palm Beach for the amount of $25,000; .
said amount to be expended for the es-
tablishment of a Fire Department'.and
systerA of sewerages for, said town, and
the balance to be appropriated for such'
purposes as may be determined by the
council of said town of West Palm
Beach. J. S. Earman, Mayor".
The Mayor, issued the proclamation '
last night. He will call a meeting of
the council as soon as possible to con-
sider a question ,regarding the legality
of the issuance of bonds,,which should
be settled at once. The law says'that;
no city or corporate town 'shall issue-
bonds exceeding,5 per cent of the as-
sessed value of property. The assessed
value of the tow 's property is $39,)'(M!0.

Personals and Briefs. i '
(Speeial to the Citizen.),
West Palm Beach, Aug. 15.--Judge
and Mrs. Knowlton did not go North
as was expected, but they will leave in
a day or two.
Mrs. Chillingwrth is on a -isit to
Mrs., Judge He. ser at

s will, remain away g ou ,h exposi-
Littlea ''alter is wikth
Deputy. S i "I
Juno with Dr'. Pott ta
states.. that Sam Lew it
ratherenicely. but. was_.rrested t -
swcellen.. -".:r -.'. [ l
Mlrs. George H. '"oodal] expects to
]ea\e in a fedicdaris for Atlanta, where
she will remain throughout the eoxposi-
tiomr M o .. L" ..
A laundry,, to be known asnthe on- .
cage Laundry, has -been established .
on Clem atis Avenue, nears Irailroad
way. Mr. n o
Ac"mans named 'Palmer shot 'a dogss
hdre recently and he was arrested :to-
day for discharging firearms in the
city limits. '
Several new sidetracks have been laid
on the line of the new extension of, the
Florida East Coast Railway.
Mr. and Mrs. Sullivan of Rock Ledge
have rented the Shawderman house on
Clematis Avenue, that was made vwer
,cant by the removal of G.s o dWoiSandgr-
son's family. ,Mr. Sanderson. now oc-,
cupies the Wfybretht cottagenAcross
the street.
Captain E. E. Vaill was in bed sick
yesterday. < ""
T. J. Jones, who wasonce, telegraph
operator for the Fdortida Eartl Coast
Line, is now here. He is ePloyed at E

th TSmioee-iuarFatory.ills. .
(SplEnineia to te Cotleen. .rie last
Fennigt eisa enrute to.Yethery ower
et oasty formissionerpswee oding sesion
eng .D.Bllnineern in the cana ir. Ally
City membernere preseingoth whop has
beegn athm Juoh e usal business, re-

Titusilled, wher then thlerain for tax
infer days besfore departn forlowsanGta,

eral fund,. 24 mills; interest and sink-
ng fund, ,ll/ mills; roads and bridges,
% mills;, school fund, etc., 5%,mills;
special ,tax for Amelia Island roads,
1 mill; State tax, 41 mills. Total coun-
y and State'tax 16% mills. This does
not include the 1 mill special tax for
Amelia Island.

Successful Fishing Party. '-
(Special to the Citizen.).
Fernan'dila, Aug. 15.-The' following
noen composed a fishing party that went'
o the Bungalow, South End, yesterday:'
E. D. Lukenbill, Isaac A. Mode, Charles '
SM. iStark, W. B. C. Dwyer, Samuel D. f
Swann, -and -Charles Wrhitner. Their
,atdh during the-day amounted to sev-
aral hundred fish. among them being a
,0-pound bass, which was landed by
M-r. Whither. Large quantities of
)ompanao were also among the lot.
Judge Randall of Mississippi and T. A. "
7anze were entertained at the Bunga-
ow yesterday.

Cargo of the Rio Grande.
(Special to-the Citizen.)
Fernandina, Aug. 15.-The following
s a list of freight taken North this
week by the Mallory Line steamship
Rio Grande: 175,000 feet of lumber, 175,-
00 cypress shingles, 2,400 sacks of cot-
on-seed meal, 318 barrels of resin, 167
mses of elder, and 50 packages of mer-
hanricse. The southbound -cargo con-
isted of 1,600 packages of merchandise.
Tillis Gibbs Is Getting Better.

the Bridge Company-Cost of
Separate City Census.

(Special to the Citizen.)
St. Augustine, Aug. 15.-The City
Council was somewhat slow in settling
down to business last night, but when
they did get down to it, they worked
hard for nearly three hours.
The Street and. Lane Committee in its
report, submitted a petition from the
St. Augustine Bridge Company, ask-
Ing permission to change the location
of the catch basin under the approach
to the dock. As it is now situated the
-basin would be sealed in by the road-
way.. The company offers to move it
Just south of the approach, which they
also ask permission to run over the
sea wall. The council did not seem to
be in favor of allowing this. After some
discussion the motion prevailed to ask
the company to submit a plan of the
proposed change.
Passed Its Third Reading.
The new electric light ordinance was
placed upon its second reading. After
a few amendments requiring the in-
corporator to put up $1,000 of forfeit
money within sixty days to complete
the plant, and have two miles of road
In operation within one year, it passed
Its second and third readings unani-
Bids for shell for paving streets were
opened and read. They were as fol-
D. E. Jackson, 10,000 barrel lot at 121_.
cent per barrel; C. E. Sequi. any quan-
tity at 12 cents per barrel; F. M. Cabot.
WVest Jupiter, fifty car lots at 1612. cents
per barrel; Paul Capo, 10 cents cash,
11 cents on warrant per barrel, 412 for
spreading; C. B. Mickler & Co.. 101.,
cents per barrel and 41; for delivering.
etc.; Ed Wilson 4,000 barrels at 11 cents
per barrel.
Aldermen Watts and Greatorex were
In favor of awarding the contract to
Capo, as he guarantees good shell, but
others were not in favor of pa.ying him
3 cents per barrel more than others.
so the matter was referred to a special
committee of three, Messrs, Bruce,
Canfleld, and Paris.
Bids for sweeping asphalts and other
paved streets were opened, and read
as follows:
Irwin & Johnson agrees to do work
thoroughly for $18 per week.
E. F. Pomar at $4.50 per mile for
five miles.
C. E. Johnson at $3.51) per mile on
paved, and $4.50 per mile on unpaved
H streets.
Patent Sweeping Machine.
The Aldermen were not in fax-or of
aw'ardlng the contract at once. so they
were def.ered. a Adaction will not be
t 9;;,1;.In the mean-
iaahine will if none,"
7.. he wo rkl.

ig (Special to the Citizen.) I
ia Pensacola, Aug. 15.-The ar
le County Commissioners held their re
,h lar monthly meeting Tuesday night. a
3s yesterday morning. At Tuesday night
v- meeting, the chairman, Hon. J. A. Hil
)f iard, who. has been quite ill for tw
D- weeks past, wasunable to preside, bu
the members were glad to greet: ii
t- at yesterday's meeting.
g With one or two exceptions the boar
a sustained the assessment made by th
cs County Tax Assessor, notwithstand
ie ing there Were several vigorous kicks.
9- The tax levy of 1894 was adopted, a
)f follows: i
School tax, m ills ... ............... ....... 5
iS Count tax proper, mills .................. 21
.- Road anJ lrtdge tax. m ill.z ............... .... I
._ Fine and f,:rftiture, mn lll ................ .... 1
T o t a l ............................. .. ... .... I,)
To rhis was adJe.l tle tax f.r tlhe pay ent
-1 ,,f the interest and pSrin.;ipil o" the Ijnr~d
l; issued for building the annex to the c.oufity
,:',:iurt h u ; n ills ...................... ;... 1
S T ot..ta l ...... ............................. ..
A county license tax of 5%i pe" cen
of the State tax 7fas levied up.orn al
occupations named in the law. ehor,
are several occul:,ations not nam d'ir
the State law. and these were (- ', rrei,
t0 the County Attorney for his o i,!on
h The DEaily News was designafd a,,
n the newspaper in which the adlle:tise
, ment of the tax sales must ,e n.-1 .
- All Efforts To Ralie the Btkirk Havc
is Proved Futile.
Special to the Citizn.)
:1 Pensacola. Aug. 15.-The situation o
the fine iron German bark Senta, whi]
e was calpsized in the bay nearly a montl
- , arousing, much interest in ship
1 ping circles here. She is of 1.057 tons
Salm-st new. fitted with all modern
appliances?, and is one ,,of the finest sail
_ ing vessels that has visited thishport
- She had just begun to take on aTarg,
e of Itll0ber on the day that she. wa:
capsized by a sudden squall. in whirl
the wind for a minute blew at th rat,
of sixty mniles rpelr hour. .7
A sysdicate was formed here to-rais,
her. and they secured the contract
e from the agent of the underwrit,4!' an(
the captain for the sum of $8,500." Th,
contract stipulated that if. att ethe ex
piration of twenty day's. .thh,|Fihavt
s failed to raise her, the)y shallpa,. U.f' in
' demnity ,of $151.1 per day. and.,. ioti .'ap
" tain and agent shall be empo .'l.o -K^
1 declare the contract at a ..-i ..'
"make a new contract with 6 .i . !
- if they desire. A-.,* .'-
f The twenty da,'s will 'X011
S :'tu'rdav. and thie bark 'i
o t t tto on-t-he ....i,jh "v
l i'btfeet of water and P'Itiry,
LPeT-,"dtf mud.' The synd ata .gg
,hard to raise hefr by Pun ^i
"4 ing'. tackle on two la rg' i
chored along side. but it
ceeded in getting the wa E {uo_ 0
The captain and undwil
ha\x been notified ., s ie-'er. s
of the syndicate that they. h
done,:l the contract, but the fori er,.say
tlfatthey will have nothih'g, to /iw .iwit [I
the matter until the timeiTimitt-f'nder
the contract expires. In the. meain-
time, Captain S. C. Cobb. one of the
members of the syndicate, says that
he will not abandon it. and is'still at
work. He feels confdent that k will
be able to have the vessel up. j.ead\-
to pffmp out by Saturday. Unt[ Jthat
time 'nothing further will be dd Ne )"
the captain and agent :,f the Tn der-
writers. '

'As Director of the Pen~sacola First
National Banik. ,,,,.
(Special to the Citizen.) ,
Pensacola, Aug. 15.-Hon. W. D. Chip-
ley has resigned as a director of the
First Natibnal Bank. His resignation
was tendered at a meeting of the1 direc-
tors held about ten days ago, but at that
time it was not accepted. It is, uhder-
stood that Colonel Chipley renewed his
request, and at a meeting of the direc-
tors held Tuesday the resignation -as
accepted.. '
Customs Infspector J. T. McConaqghy.
who has been on duty at the qu!qran-
tine station since May 1, has been
transferred to the barge office in' this
city. Inspector C. N. Quina takes his
place at the quarantine, station. ,
The regular weekly' meeting o'f the
Young TMen's Business Leagute was hehld
,Tuesday night to, hear the reports of
the various standing eonmittees. Dr.
C. F. Marsh,. who expects to remove
from the city, tendered h'is resignation
as third' vice president, and it wsp ac-
cepted With regret.
Messrs. Charles LeBa'ron and Lee
Daniell, promoters of the bicycle.; race
on the 29th inst. for the entertair-ment
of visitors to, the compet~itie esh-tbit
here, have purchased a handsome cycle
clock and a set of gold shirt butt,-ns
as prizes.
A party consisting'of Messrs. Thomas
C. Watson, S. :R. Mallory. W.. A.
Blount, Jr., and Mallory Kennedy hav'e
'returned from. a ten days' fishing,? trip
o~n Santa Rosa Sound. *;
On Tuesday night a party of his
young friends tenderedf a boat eKC-ur-
sion to our young wheelman, Dan Shep-
pard, in honor of the splendid record
made by him during, the recent cycle
tournament at Meridian, Miss 1'-h~e

life-saving 'station .was !visited, ant.
many of the party-enjoyed surf bath-
ing. Delicious ice cream and cake wore
served on the boat, and the happy party
enjoyed a sail on the bay for several
hours. l
The Search for "Railroad Bill" Has
Been Given Ul. .!
(Speclai'to the Citizen.)
IPensacola, Aug. 15,.Judge A. M
MoMillan of Pine Barren was in the
city yesterday attending a meeting of
the Board of County Commisisioneri.
Judge MoMillan is a brotherr -:>f Sher-
iff MoMillar ,of Escambia County,, Ala.,
who. -was killed by the negro' outlaw
"Railroad Bill", land he. has been, unre-
mitting in his efforts to capture. the
murderer. In speaking'of Railroad Bill
the Judge.said:
"For the present all trace of the
negro ;has been lost, The large bodies
o'f men that !have been hunting him
have been withdrawn, ant]d the ,:l,)g?
returned to.their owners.- At present

,,-,-',ge-thou'ght it tbo
s'itn el-WAsn'to do awa y, with
.,< -.yte nsp ctors, so an amended notion
was car'ied.making this term of office
expire on September 1.
The last motion made and carried
was to the effect that a committee of
three, -Messrs. ";Canfield, Bruce, and
3.Watts, be appointed to wait upon
County Census Enumerator Ximanies
and ascertain what it would cost to
keep a separate' census of the city.
11f it shall not be too expensive, the
city will have a Complete record of its
1 population.
Resigns. His Position To Go Into
Business for Himself.
.... (Special to the Citizen.)
'St Augustine, Aug. 15.-Mr. A. C.
Vedder, head salesman for Mr. H. M.
Snow, will shortly leave for Wejto'n, 0..
where he will enter into business for
himself. Mr. Vedder's resignation is, to
take effect about the 1st, of -September.
The dance,to be given by the Rifles,
complimentary to the people of St. Au-
gustine, will not take place on the
beach, but in the armory.
Among the bicyclists from this city
who will enter in the races at Jack-
sonville on the 27th are Vinnie Capo,
Fred 'Allen, -Herbert Colee,, and Tru-
,man Lynn.
*F. M. Cobat has returned to Palm
Dr. Bishop, Citizen correspondent of
SClear ,Water Harbor,paid the St. Au-
gustine Citizen bureau a visit to-day.
The twelve members of the Rifles who
are to execute the silent fancy drill in
Prof. Brooks' entertainment on the 22d
iiist. held a rehearsal last night. The
i boys& are to be dressed in white, black,
and silver, and the effect, with a dark
stage and colored lights thrown from
the balcony will be pretty.
Killed a -Large Wildcat.
Messis. Franki'and Deloren Corbett
killed a large wildi cat on Mr. Frank
Corbett's place in New Augustine last
J. 'A. 'Enslow, Jr., left to-day for
T,,ampa. ,
The Rev. Mr. Bicknell is in the city
on a visit from Sanford.
Captain John Myers is in the city,
paying a visit to his family.
A called meeting of the St. Augustine
Athletic Association will be held in the
Armory of the Guards on next Monday
evening at 8. o'clock. 'Important busi-
ness is to be transacted.
*' Miss Winnifred Young of this city, ac-
6ompanied by Miss-Emma DeGrove of
Jacksonville, have gone. to Green Cove
Springs on a visit. '
F. X., Miller, one of Gainesville's mer-
chants, is in 'the city. '
Douglas Enslow is in the city from
Palm Beach, to visit his parents for
several days.
Rev. Father Foley is in the city from
Jacksonville, to assist Father Maher
' until the return'of Bishop Moore from
Rome. .
"-George -H. Atwood 'is in New York
City. He will leave there shortly to
visit friends in Boston.
Met at Stnnbury Cottage.
The St. Augustine General Ho-.%pital
Association held a meeting this after-
noon at.the Stanbury Cottage.
Colionel C. M. DuPree. one of Inver-7
ness' legal lights, is in the city on a
short visit.
' *Mrs. Hubert Hernandez and children
-will leave shortly to join Mr. Hernan-
S dez in New York.
Miss Irma Genovar has returned to
her home she has be.n visiting friends
in Casacola.

'. r:'odir ,Arrested.
(Special to the Citizen.)
St. Augustine. Aug. I5'.-Two s_.lier?
from.St. Francis Barracks were arrest-
ed. charged with cursing anld fihtinx.
They appeared before Judge Corbett,
and he fo~lnd them, guilty. Their attor-
ney, Mr. W. A. MacWilliams applied
for, a writ of habeas corpus. It was
granted, and ,his, clients were tried be-
fore Judge 'Cooper this. afternoon and

Farmers Around Orange Home Are
Well Fixed'for Winter.
.(Special to the Citizen.)
^'Orange Home, Aug. 15.-Prof. W. C
Dodd and wife left yesterday for Texas,
,,where they )will [make .thfeir future
Mrs. E. H.' Reynolds, Sr., returned
Monday evening_ from Henry County,
Tenn., where, she has been visiting rela-
tives and friends since May.
Mr. J. D. Courtoy is up again, after
being ill with bilious fever.
Rev. W. L. Mahon and family of
Whitney visited friends here last week.
Tons upon tons of crabgrass, beggar-
weed, crowfoot grass, and pea vine hay
are being saved and stowed away by
the farmers here, and it is of the finest
quality. This, added to the fodder
saved, and the large corn crops, make
the farmers independent of the grain
and hay dealers.
Mr. R. D. Mathews of Lake County
is having his large corn crop ground
into meal, and is supplying surrounding
'towns,, and will probably ship to
Tampa: also.
The heavy rains of the -last few days
have interfered somewhat with saving
hay. ,

..Fort Pierce Items.
(Special to the Citizen.)
Fort Pierce. Aug. 15.-The rains of the
last few days were much needed, as the
vegetation in this section was suffer-
ing. It is now doing well. "
Miss -Sterla Tucker returned from
Titusville, where she has been on a visit
to her friends. .
A large manatee. went up on Wednes-
day's. freight train. He measured nine
and one-half feet. He was caught -by
John Miller of Eden. .
A large number of tarpon have been
caught recently.
A magnificently mounted tarpon may
be seen at William Everett's fish house,
the work being, done by Mr. Stetson,
the station, agent here., who is a first-
class taxidermist. The'.tarpon meas-
ures six feet ten inches.
'Had To Steal His Bride.
(Special to the Citizen.)
LaCrosse, Aug. .15.-Mr.. Dave Wil-
sonand Migs Inie Smallwood of Os-
ceola were quietly married at 4 o'clock
this morning by Rev.'Charlie Parker.
Mr. Wilson left Osceola with his in-
tended bride at 10 o'clock last night,
and reached here about daylight. He
spirited her away while her parents
were asleep, and drove at a rapid rate,
in ordtr to be. out of reach by the time
the old folks .should awake.
Mr. A. G. Cooksey, will soon com-
plete his new, livery stable.
R'. B. Firicher. Jr., arrived this morn-
ing, and will probably stay with his
parents for the- next twenty-one years.
Prospectors in Maseotte.
(Special io the Citizen.)
Masc tte Aug.- 15'.-Mr. McBride of
.Voltusia Co-,unty, Mr. Newell of Georgia,

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 1895.



St. Augustine Electric Light
Ordinance Passes.


Street and Lane Committee Submits
Its Report, with a Petition from


'It Will Remain the Same as



If your case has resisted the usual
methods of treatment, we are particu-
larly ,anxious to -have you give this
.compound a trial,
We guarantee relief in every case, .
and will cheerfully refund your money
should our remedy fail to produce the
most gratifyipg results. .
Please remember that the appellation.
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Scott's Carb0-Digestive Compound.
It is a prescription put up by a lead-
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and-nervous troubles a specialty'for
years. (
We court investigation, and earnestly
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TIVE COMPOUND. which we will mail
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Scott's Carbo-Digestive Compound
Is the most remarkable remedy that
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Don't forget that we cheerfully re-
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WVymen. Sailed from Plymouth Aug-
ust 3.
Schooner Edward 'W;.
from Plymouth Augtusi,3..., o.*'.. ^,! ''^-/s,
hne'r: H. S. Lu r S d


Funeral Director and Embalmer,
40 and 42 W. Forsyth't.," TJ, ^k,,0M|l -e "p1,
Telephone 188. U SUllUU c. "



Large, cool, airy rooms, with all modern con-
veniences. Special Summer Rates by the week
and for transient visitors,
, L. C. RILEY,

Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
World's Pair Highest Award.


Everything entirely new. Decorated and elegantly furnished throughout.. This will be the mos
liberally conducted hotel in the South, with superior cuisine and service. Terms, $2.60 to $3.60 pei
day. Special weekly rates.. L. N. WAReD.

Corner Forsyth and Hogan str pO@@ttl b 4vdra went BEuldlungi
Was opened Dec. 16, under the management of DODOE & CULLEBNS.
Everything entirely new and first class. Steam elevator. .Best location In the
city. Elegant sample rooms and special rates for commercial men. Bath
rooms on every floor, and apartments with baths attached.
Rates, $2.50 to $4 per day. Special Rates by the week.

--r rUnder New Management.
Open all the year. Coolest and moht pleasantly located hotel for the summer months. Thoroughly
refitted and elegantly furnished. Elevator. All modern improvements. Rates, $2.60 to 13 60 per day.


J. E. Sistrunk, a negro, who claims to
be a lawyer, was next called to the
stand. He stated that he had been re-
tained by the two House brothers to
look after their side of the suit, and to
ascertain, if possible, why Mr. Pope
was not pushing it. He knew that Mr.
Pope had been retained, and that after-
ward Michelson took charges of the suit.
He went to see j Michelson about it,
and Michelson told him that the suit
was getting along all right and that a
settlement would be made when court
met. Michelson also told him that he
had received the $25 that had been paid
to Mr. Pope by the House brothers.
Had Settled the Case.
Sistrunk did not like Michelson's
story, so he went to see ,Mr. Toomer
about the case and Mr. Toomer told him
that he had settled the case with Mich-
elson for $75. Sistrunk then went to
see Michelson again, and this time he
admitted that ,he had received the
money, and had notified House of it,
but asked him to wait for a week or
two until he could get some money as
he had spent the amount that he re-
ceived from Mr. Toomer. The witness
waited for several weeks, but as no
money was forthcoming he told Mr.
Pope of the affair. Mr Pope said that
Michelson had not received the $25 re-
tainer fee from him, and that Michel-
son had nothing at all to do With the
case. House had paid Michelson $12.50
as a retainer's fee.
This was all of the witnesses for the
prosecution. The defense had no wit-
nesses and Michelson was put on the
stand to make a statement.
Miehelson's Statement.
Said that he had been approached/
by both of the House brothers, who
asked him to take charge of the case,
as Colonel Pope had been at it for more
than a year, and had not even entered
suit against the company. He did not
like to take the case, knowing that Col-
onel Pope was very peculiar, and that
he. would claim that he was trying to
take his clients away from him. The
two men came to him three times, and
the third time he took the case. He
received a retaining fee of $10. He
told Mr. Pope that he had taken charge
of the case, by request of the two men.
Mr. Pope told him that he had charge
of the case, and that he Michelson to
have nothing at all to do with it. Mich-
eison told this to the two men who had
employed him and they stated that they
would employ whoever they pleased,
and for Pope to let the case alone. He
stated that Joseph House had with-
drawn from the case, and left his
brother Noah in full charge. Michel-
son told Noah House that he would not
take charge of-the case unless he would
give him full power of attorney, and
allow him to settle the case as he might
see fit. This paper.was drawn up, .and
Noah signed it after it 'had been, read
to him by Cromwell Gibbons to be sure
that he understood its nature.
'Spent the Money.
Michelson said he collected the $75,
and spent his portion of it Sistrunk
came to him and told him that he
wanted the money for his client. Later
he -received a letter from Sistrunk stat-
inig that House had decided to decline
the $75 compromise. Still later another
letter came, stating that House would
accept it. Michelson offered a mule
and cart to House in settlement of the*
case. This was accepted, and House
was to come for it the same day, but
he did not do so. Later it was refused,
and Sistrunk, on behalf of House, stat-
ed that he would accept the mule, and
wagon, and give a receipt in full for
the amount' if Michelson would secure
the signatures Of two lawyers to a pa-
per recommending that Sistrunk be ad-
mitted to ,the bar' to practice law.
*When this proposition was rmade to him
M Lchelson cursed at, Sistrunk and he
then told Mr. Pope of the affair. 'This
was the end of his statement, except
that he said he did not think Mr. Pope
had anything to',do with the case.'
M. C. Jordan made a short argument.
-an0 asked for the immediate discharge
of the prisoner. O:,unty Solicitor
Christie represented the State, but he
did not make any':argument. Justice
Smith thought' that .the evidence
against Michelson was sufficient to hold
him for trial' before the Criminal Court,
and he was sent to jail'in, default of
bond in the su4 of $700. 7
Two More Arrests.
After the, attorneys had concluded
,their arguments, two warrants were is-
sued for the arrest of J. E. Sistrunk
and Noah. House, on the charge of con-
spiracy. Sistrunk was arrested in the,
courtroom and was immediately taken
to the Sheriff's office. He called up
J. N, C. Stockton, whom he wanted to
go on his bond. When he learned that
Mr. Stockton was ou-t of town, he con-
eluded that he would have to go to
the County Jail, and await the arrival
of some ,0ne who was willing to give,
the necessary $500 bond, the bail hav-
ing been placed at that amount.
*House was arrested bVy Sheriff Bow-
den and' Deputy Sheriff Vinzant later
in the day and taken to the County
Jail, in default'of $500 basil.
The conspiracy is said to-lie in the
efforts of Michelson, House, and Sis-.
trunk to get money from the Alabama
Coal Company, without the authority
of Joseph 'House, brother "of Noah,
who was the Pers~n<>uthorized,to con-
duct the case.

Michelson, when seen' in the Sheriff's
office, afteT the hearing, said that al-
,though he was morally guilty of
wrong-doing that he, was not legally
guilty of any violation of the State
laws, and that all we wanted Was a
fair and impartial trial and he was
confident of acquittal.
S-In speaking of an article that recent-
ly appeared in a Jacksonville paper, he
said, that as-soon as he had cleared
himself of the. present charge he in-
tehded to immediately institute pro-
ceedings against the paper for libel,
saying that his character had-been de-
famed by being mentioned as of ille-
gitimate birth. He says that he has
ample evidence that-will prove that he
was born of a good family, and that
he has a mother and father, as well
as" sisters and brothers.
I A Pleasant Trip.
Sheriff Bowden, who brought Michel-
son back to Jacksonville, left here last night for Tallahassee and, se-
cured requisition papers. He left for
Montgomery the following day. Upon
his arrival at Montgomery, the;Sheriff
learned that his prisoner who was then
.in the County Jail, had, secured a po-
sition, previous to his incarceration, to
take charge of the criminal, depart-,
ment of a well-known. law firm in >Mont-
The Chief of Police had formed a, like-
ing for the prisoner, as had a number,
',of prominent men in the city. It was
also .learned that the night previous
to his arrest, Michelson had dined with
one of theState Senators of Alabama,
and, was on the road to winning social
distinction when the arrest was made.
During the trip from Montgomery,
Sheriff Bowden deemed it unnecessary.
to handcuff ,the prisoner and the time
was spent talking over the case'.
When the Sheriff and his prisoner ar-
rived 'at the station, few persons*
thought that Michelson was a prisoner,
being nattily attired and carrying a
large grip. >
Attorney Frank- W. Pope, who was
,,riginally retained in the Alabama coal
case. says that he was the recipient
of a letter signed, by the name


The Commissioners Also Designate
the Months in. Wlich It Shall
Be Unlawful -To Hunt or

Fish-Other Business.

(Special to the Citizen.)
Tallahassee, Aug. 15.-The Board of
County Commissioners at their last
meettg designated, in accordance with
the provisions of an 'act -of the last
Legislature, the months 'of February,
-March, April, May, June, July, Au-
gust, 'and September as months in
which it shall be unlawful to chase,,
hunt, catch, kill, or otherwise mnolest
any deer in this county.
Two, hundred andf fifty dollars was
appropriated to pay the transportation
of cigarmakers, brought for the new
The board, upon examination of the
assessment roll., found that the taxable
property .of the county is, valued at
$2,120,000, and estimating the county
expenses for the present year 'at $8,500,
bonded indebtedness and interest at
$2,000, roads and bridges at- $2,000,
fines and forfeitures at $2,000, and
county schools at $10,000, -t, was %or-
dered that the following rate of tax-
ation be levied. One mill .for county
p purposes, 1 mill for sinking f-und and
interest, 1 mill for fines and for-
feitures, 1 mill for roads and bridges,
an'd 5 mills for school purposes.
The Tallahasseean was designated
as the ,official paper for the publica-
.tion of tax sales.
Union Veterans To Visit the State.
(Special to the Citizen.)*
Tlallahassee, Aug. .15.-V~eteran Com-
panyr A 'Third Battalipn, National
Guards of Missouri, have applied to
,the Governor and received permission
to pass through this State armed and
equipped during the months of Septem-
ber and October. Company A is com-
posed of ninety Union Veterans, and
enjo:,-s the- 'distinction'' of being the
,nl]y comrpanly nco ,pose,] exclusive-
1l" of old Union soldiers nov d,:,ing. duty
in the National Guards. Theyi contem-
plate making a tour of the Southern
States during the months above men-
lioned. and will reach Jacks Friday. September 27. andl Tallahassee
on Saturday the 2,Sth. They will Spend:l
a half day here. when they will be
looked after Iby the Governor. Adju-
tant, General city officialsl. and the
Board of Trade. From here they go
to Pensacola, where they will spends

50 Bay St., Jaksonville, Fla.

'NEW -HOUSES BEING'ERECTED below which is a piece of poetry, tell-
.tring why the "gold bug" should take
Considerable Activity in Building advantage of the cheap rate to Atlanta,
Operations in the City. and.five "silver dollars also tell why the
Considerable activity in the construe- silverites should go. A crisp $5 bill
tion of residences is apparent in the ",lso tells its 'own story. The show of
city. New houses for private use and noney proved a good attraction for
for renting purposes are being con-,, l-ssersby, and held the darkies rivetted
structed in all of the suburbs of ,the tthe spot.
city, and the architects report a num- i
ber of plans under preparation for more :,THE NAILLESS HORSESHOE.
houses. Among the new houses for-
residence purposes,,that are being erect- An exhibition of Its Use To Be Given
ed are the following: : This Afternoon.\
H. S. Duval is putting up a residence `3F. Sheptall will give an exhibi-
in Springfield at the corner of Hub- tion of the use of his nailless horse-
bard and Fourth Streets. It will be' sh^e by putting them on several horses
one of the handsomest residences in at lis shp, 111 Cedar Street, this after-
tl~re city., when finished.'tU hrt l earSrethsatr
nora at 2 o'clock. He invites all who
Johrn E. Ivers has just finished a new. airenterested in the use of this inven-
residence on Second-Street, and Johntit- to witness this work this after-
McMurray has just finished his resi- t1"1.
dence oil Third Street. o
Dr. Neal Mitchell is having a new H-'received notice yesterday from the
residence erected at the corner of For- Pensylvania Iron and Steel Company
syth and Julia Streets. It will be built o'-f ?lttsl:Ig, u .Pa., that it will be able
of Philadelphia pressed brick, andl wrill t to frnish him with 300 of these shoes
be a handsome structure when comn-- O'e 2 ahe he-wil be able to sup-
pleted. Ply 'he trade.
A, H. King has about finished'his new H- is receiving letters daily in large
house in Riverside. It will be quite ounberys frem different experts of the
hn ornament to that section- of the f.nuntry reqLutesting the exclusive right
city when" completed. of ian'ling these sho -s: alsnmany
Captain Harry Fozzardl is erecting a flatj-ring offers for the purchase of an
new veneered brick residence on East interest in the invention.
Adams Street. As befo--re stated in these columns
Mr. Warrington is putting up a neat they have been used by ownerss o.f fine
cottage in LaVilla., hor-ss for different periods and with
A. J. Hedrick is having a new resi- gre't satisfaction.
dence built in Riverside.
J. 1. C.' Stockton will so,.,n buil, SCARCITY OF LIMES.
a new house in Riverside which will be. -
one of the handsomest residences in the Ve' F Few To Be Had. Alt]housh the
city. v Demand Is Good.
S. C. Bbyleston will scion build a Tie fruit deal-rs and >-lggists are
handsome new residence in Riv'erside. conqpaining of the great .:caritv ,of
J. S. Parker is putting up a cottage tlinssin this market this season. They
in Fairfield. V ,,selling tfo,r very little money at
Dr. J. C. L'Engle is having a new th .A-orresp:nlinz time- of last year. but
residence on Monroe Street. between n',',w they w,-,ullP easily c,-,mmanl re-
Market-and Liberty Streets erected, muneratixve price-. Besi-es :being very
'J. H. Burleigh is building a ne"w popular in this city in the preparation
house at the corner of Church and New- ,:,f a. very l.efreshing ,drink. they are
nan Streets. i ni s as one o;f the
...Emery Bros. have, just built five i e n"'a,,gd,,t s n,, h
i E y Btst he.dthf-ul .acids f..r use in .sick-
apartment houses on Monroe Street. nest
near the corner of Cedar Street. .. ,,^ ^ ;.t
Claude L'Englehas just completeda',.-_.^ J Y h.-;' have en' seu it is Lill-
1 I ,. R th ,= season, altb,,uht_1 n
new dwelling on West Monroe'.._'t3 '. -- a ha
In addition to the albove,'sever'al-, .i
uInessbltnkso te abein ^^J^, ^fce in-.the Biscayne Bay sec-
business blocks re eing cs State. The growers, acting
of which reference has recently NO--gaxp of preus a-
m a d i.. *f.H.)R l 'ie l o f yp r e %,i u s s e a -


Appointed Ivy the Governor.

i.Special to the Citizen.)
Talla~hassee. Aug. 15. Governor
Mitchell has mnaide the following civil
Gppl)ointlt 1e n t S :
John A. Kirkpatriek ,,:,f Pensacola to
1:? notary public fl:r Escambia. County.
J. K. VWhitmon insp)ect.:,r of lum:er an.d timber for
the county of Esc-ambia.
James ,C. Byrd ,,f Lake Butler t,:, be
Tax Collectr f,:>r the county ,of Brad-
A. L. Von Keirn qf Starke. to .be no-
tary public for the State at large.
Work on ---State C aIUM -
( S p e c i a l t o t h e C it lz e n ) .. : .
Tallahassee. Aug. 15.-Thtf- work of
talking the census of Fhlorida a.s pro-
vided by act of the last Legislature
lihs been delayed somewh-nt on account
of the immense amount of printing re-
quired to be done. Mr. Shine. the de-
partment printer, has delivered:l the
blanks during the past few days. how-
ever. and they are now being .sent out
t'o the variouus, enumerators by1t the Comn-
mission-er of Agriculture. WNork will
go f,:,rw'ard now as rapidly as plpssi-
Says He Is Being Persecuted.
'Special to the Citizen.)
Ocala, Aug. 15.--Mr. C. Thalheim.
the phosphate man. was again arrested
to-day, this time on a charge ,of selling
liquor without a license. He left for
Tampa this afternoon t,:, secure a hear-
ing and give bond. There is a com-
missary at his mines, and. it is prob-
able that the charge originated there.
Mr. Thalheim says that he knows noth-
ing pf the matter, and his friends claim
this arrest to be persecution.
M-br Jacksonville, Aug. 16:
Sun rises .............. .................. 5:24 a. m .
Sun sets .................... i .............. 6:44 p. m .
M oon rises ...............................12:13 a. m.
Mayport mouthh of St. Johns River):
High tide ................ 2:36 a. m. 3:18 p. mi.
Low tide .................. 8:52 a, m. 9:50 p. m.
Port of Jacksonville, Aug. 15. -No. en-
trances. No clearances.
Maritime Miscellany.
The steam tug Ruth E., at Merrill-
Stevens. Engineering Works, has been
housed, and is having her machinery
put in. The tug belongs to Gilbert &
Hodges at Satsuma, and will be used
by them; in the trade in that section.
Vessels Expected To Arrive.
Steamer City of St. Augustine, Cap-
tain Gaskill. Sailed from New York
Aug. 6.
Schooner Mary J. Russell, Captain
Smith. Sailed from New York August 8.
Schooner Robert W. Dasey, Captain
Hunter. Sailed from Uhiladelphia Aug.
ust 1.
Schooner J. B. Holden. Sailed from
New York August 7.
Schooner Edward W. Young, Captain

ft jt the .rnsenit time. few
pay b1) &ter T'un-s "t--fr
r^it of labor involved in the
l!rj shipping of them.

Held forTrial at tlhe Criminal Conr"IM
Case of Criminal Libel.
Robert L. Zeigler and Sumpter Zeig-
ler, colored, were before Justice W'il-
lard yesterday morning on the charge of
assault and battery. The charge
against the two men, was made by M.
J; Preston, also colored, who said that
the Zeigler brothers had assaulted him
with, canes., The evidence against the m
warranted their being heM>l in the sum ,:,f
$50 each for their appearance let'o,:re th.-
next term of the Qriminal C-,,urt. Their
bond was furnished immediately.
Later, Robert L. Zeigler sw,:,re out a
warrant against Preston charging him
with criminal libel. The Ieginning of
this row was several days ago when a
paper in this city of which Preston is
editor, published an article stating that
Zeigler, who is well, known in this city.
and who is also in the newsbape, ,usi-
ness, wag living with a w,',man wio hle
passed off as his wife, that he had been
living with her for twelve years, and-
that-he wds not married to her. Zeig-
ler resented the insult by going 'for
Preston with a cane. The case will
come up at 10,o'clock to-morrow morn-
ing before Justice Willard for a hear-
ing. Frank W. Pope has been, retain-
ed by Zeigler, and Preston rep-
resented by M. C. Jordan.
Arthur Scruggins Was Afterward
Married to Another Woman.
Arthur Scruggins; colored, was be-
fore Justice 'Willard yesterday morn-
ing, charged with bastardy. He was
arrested by Constable Frank Land on a
warrant sworn out by Ella Nixon.
Scruggins was arrested pn Wednesday
night,_ just a few moments before he
was about to be married to another.
woman. He spent Wednesday night ,in
the -County jail. The case excited more
than usual interest, and the court-
room was crowded. The prisoner was
represented by B. B. McDonell; and a'
release was secured as the. evidence
was not sufficient to hold him. -
As soon as the prisoner was dis-
charged, -to woman to whom he was to
have been married fell on his neck,
and covered his face with kisses. Then
they started up the street, closely fol-
lowed by the Nixon woman. At, the
corner of Bridge and Adams Streets,
the Nixon woman commenced to fight
the couple. The bride's mother took a
hand in the fight, and the result, was
that the Nixon woman, was. severely
beaten. No arrests were made. The
couple were married a, few moments
after the fight was over.
A Ha-Iaenan Arrested, but Released
with a, Warning.
Judge WjlIlard had only two cases
to dispose of yesterday morning in the
Municipal Court. The first was -that
of Richard Calhoun, colored, charged
with violating the law by not having
the numbers of his license painted on
the lamps of his hack. The defendant
was discharged, with a warning, as this,
was the first offense.
Carrie Hall, colored, was fined $5.
Carrie is an old-time offender, and has
been before the court many times. On
this occasion, she was charged with dis-
orderly conduct by, using profane and
abusive language. She did not have
the $5 and, will spend the next seven
dav in th Cityv .Jail.

Vessels Lying in l_ O l t.' -"; ''.:',
Schooner Alice J. Crabtree,' Captain
Goodwin. WVill clear for foreign ports.
Schooner Amelia P. Schmidt, Cap
tain Pashley. Will' clear for New Ha-
Notice to Mariners.
Notice is hereby given that, on or
about August 22. 1S95, there will be
established at this station, on the west
side of the Hudson River off Rockland
Lake Landing, a bell to be struck by
machinery, during thick or foggy
weather, a double blow every fifteen
seconds. This notice affects the List of
Lights and Fog Signals, Atlantic and
Gulf Coasts. 1&95, page 64. No. 325. and
the List of Beacons and Buoys. Third,
Lighthouse DLstrict, 1894, page 115.

Port Tampa. ,
(Special to the Citizen.)
Port Tampa, Aug. 15.-Arrived:
Steamship Florida, Hall, Mobile, 550W
tons 'of cargo; steamship Masscotte,
Howes, Havana, via Key West, sixty-
six passengers and 558 bales of tobacco,
and returned. Sailed: Schooner Tolofa,
Fletcher, Baltimore, 1,660 tons -of phos-
phate from the Palmetto Phosphate
Company. .
/ Fort George.
FOrt George, Aug. 15.-Wind south-
east. Sailed: Steamship Algonquin.
Nothing in sight at sundown.,

( TO T-...were Issued by tlte
Ma':" *1ef"of Poliee' yesterday.
Ch'T. of.Po' ice_ Keefe intends to clear
t he''" of the gambling sharks that
have-.. infested it for some time past.
Orders to this effect were issued to
the policemen yesterday morning, and
notifications were delivered :personally.
it is said. to several gamblers that the
sooner, they left the city the better
it Amould I)e for them.
T~is order apl:nies to persons -:,f
doubtful character, who have made a
habit of hanging around the saloons
and street corners, where they have
preyed on unsuspecting victims- and
quietly fleeced them out of their money.
The.Chiey ,.,f Police thought it was time
to call a halt on their operations, hence
the issuance of the above order.
The orer does not, however, apply
to the managers of gambling-houses
in'the city.

The Negroes Were Very Much Afraid
of Him, However.
Sheriff Bowden, who returned from
Alabama yesterday, stopped off at FIG>-
maton. Ala., for about two hours dur-
ingi his trip. This was the home of
Alexander 'Simms, who was hung in
this city on July 10 for the murder of
Policeman Minor. .While there, the
Sheriff talked with citizens of the place
in regard to Simms. He states that the
white people spoke very highly of him,
and said that he .was a good'worker
when he resided there. The negroes
however, spoke as though they had
feared Simms, mainly on account of the
manner in which he domineered over
t hem, ,*
The Sheriff was unable to see Simms'
wife. who lives in the country, about
four-miles from Flomaton. She wag
said- -to bear a good name among the
pe0*1 there.

Rev. J. P. Hilburn Appointed. Pastor
of the Methodist, Church There.
Rex-. J., P. Hilburn, who has had
charge of St. Mathew's Church in La-
Villa since the Methodist conference
which -was held lin this city last fall,
has been transferred to., Ocala by order
ol Bishop W. W. Duncan of Spartan-
btiirg. S. C., who presides over this dis-
trlct, to take the place made vacant by.
the resignation of'Rev. J, M. Pike, as
pastor ,.f the Methodist.Church of that
place. Mr. Pike has been elected edi-
tdr of the Way of Faith, a Methodist
,During Mr. Hilburn's short pastorate
ii this city he has made a very favorable
impression, and it will be a matter of
regret to the members of the church
and congregation to have him leave.

Before Any Paving or Excavation
Will Be Allowed.
The probability 'is strong that the
State Board of Health wjLL w the
.the laying of the sewer on West Bay
Street to the Terminal -Station after
October 1, preparatory to the paving of
the'street. It is certain that no permit
"will be~ci zranted -"bv the Sta'te hbrc lfor




Orders the Tax Levy for the
Present Year.

Positively the one Remedy Jfor the
treatment of
Simple and Aggravated Forms of

Does your food sour after eating?
Lkre you easily confused and excited?
Do you get up in the morning tired and
unrefreshed, and with a bad taste in the
Is there a dull, cloudy sensation, at-
tended by disagreable feelings, in the
,head and eyes?
Are you irritable and. restless?
Does you heart thump and cause you
to gasp for breath 'after climbing a
flight- of stairs?
Does it distress you to lie 'on the left
side ?
Have you impaired' memory, dimness
of vision, 'depression of mindt, and
gloomy forebodings?,
These symptoms mean that you are
suffering from dyspepsia and nervous
exhaustion. "
There is no other remedy extant that
has done so muih for this class of trou-
bles as

Pre iier





:,Brought Back from Alabama

/ Yesterday Morning.


Emvidenee Sufficient To Hold Him on
the Charge of Forgery, and He
Was Sent to Jail in Default of
$700 Bond-His Statement.

Alexis M. Michelson I's now a prisoner
at the County Jail in this city. Sheriff
Bowden arrived in the city at 8:10 a.
m." yesterday with Michelson, whom he
brought from Montgomery, Ala., from
which place he was brought on the
charge of forgery.
Deputy Sheriff McMillan met the
Sheriff and- his prisoner at the depot
and the trio were driven to the Sheriff's
office at the Courthouse.
Immediately upon arriving, at 'the
Sheriff's office, Michelson -sent a note
to his wife and she came to the office
soon afterward. Upon her arrival Mrs.
Michelson was embraced by her hus-
band, and the affection between them
seemed reciprocal. Michelson and his
wife afterward retired to a comer, of
the office, where an animated conversa-
tion was heWd by them for a few min-
At 10 o'clock Michelson was taken to
the office of Justice Smith and his bond
was fixed t.t $300. He started out with
his ,attorney, M. C. Jordan, and accom-
panied by Deputy Sheriff Nolan, to
look for the required bond. At 2 o'clock
he returned and stated that he had the
bond ready. Justice Smith had in the
meantime decided to raise 'the' bond
from $300 to $1,000. This Michelson
said he was unable to procure, and de-,
manded a hearing at once. The hear-
ing'of the case was set for 3 o'clock in
the afternoon.
Hearing the Case.- -
At the appointed time all persons in-
terested were present, and the hearing
was gone into. Wiley G. Toomer of the
Alabama Coal Company was the first
witness. He stated that/he had been
presented with an Mr. Mich-
elson, signed with the name of Frank
W. Pope, for $75 in settlement of the
case of Noah House vs. the Alabama
,Coal Company, for the death of Abe
Mumford, which occurred at the docks,
of the Company in January 1894. The
order had the. signature of Colonel Pope
attached to it, and 'requested Mr.
Toomer to, pay the $75 and take Mr.
Michelson's receipt for it. He sent for
his attorney, J. M. Barrs, and upon
Mr. Barr's suggestion, he made out a
check for $75.and gave it to. Mr. Michel-
son. Later he received a letter from
Mr. Pope asking if he had paid the
money to Michelson. He answered
that he had, and gave the order to Mr.
Barrs to show -to Mr. Pope. Mr. Pope
declared the order to be a forgery.
F. W. Pope was the next witness. He
stated that he, had.been informed, by a
negro named Sistrunk, and also by one
named House, that Michelson had
" forged his name to, an order on'the
'Alabama Coal Company and thus se-
* cured $75. He did not credit the, story
of the negroes, and went to see, Michel-
son about it. He saw Michelson and
was told by him that he had not forged
S, an* order, and had not received any
[i money fromn the Alabama Coal Com-
f'ff.:, pany ,
'* Pronounced it a Forgery. '
t-- 'r.^Po.stCtPej that _he did not think,
1't,^ -'.,icte.,,f-le matter until thett-wo no'-'
r o, crees came to him again. He then
*"" wrote a note to Mr. Toomer'and asked
'" him if it were true that Michelson had
presented an order with his signature
attached to it. Mr. Toomer gave Mr.
Pope's letter to Mr. Barrs, and request-
ed him to see hirm .in regard to the
matter. He saw Mr. Pope and showed
him the order. 'He'at once pronounced
it a forgery, and stated that he had not
,. signed. the order, nor had he given any
one else power, to do so.
.Mr. Pope stated that. he received a
letter from Michelson on the night of
the. 7th of August, commencing ,"Dear
Frank", and signed "A. M M". This
letter asked that on accounts of old
friendshiI all be forgotten and for-
given. He also, asked that his wife be
allowed to. speak a few words with him.
1' ., Mrs. Michelson and Mr. Pope went to
Miehelsoni's office, and had a talk about
the matter. It was stated in the]l~etter
that Sistrunk and House had been/
bleeding Michelson ever since they had
been aware of :the fact that he had
.forged the. name of Mr. Pope, and that
,/ he had cursed Sistrunk out on that
day. He asked notate be prosecuted.
'M"; r. Pope stated that ,Mr. 'Barrs, ,as"
attorneyy for the. defendant in the suit
against' ithe Ala~bama Cosa1 Company,
hiad .0fferedf $50 as a, compromise. This
w~as n'ot accepted. Finally $75 was

agreed on, if 'the clients, of Mr. Pope
were willing to ,accept. Mr. Pope" wrote
to Joseph House, and' told him to call
,at his office to consider the' proposffoin.
1 He did not dp ,so. M.ichelson-was told
of Mr. Barrs having offered $75 as ,a
compromise, and it was supposed that
A': he tgqok iadyantage ,of his knowledge
anid thus secured the money.
Gave Michelson a Cheek. c
J. M .Barrs, attorney for, the, Coal
Company, was next placed on the
,stand.,' He said that he had been called
by Mr. Toomerto -represent the Coal
Company in I the,.,suit. Mr. Toomer
wanted to, go, away for some length. of
time, and asked Mr., Barrs if he, could
S' not settle the matter out of the courts.
' He replied, that he thought he could,
N and called on Mr. P6pe". with that object
; 'in, view. He -offered Mr. Pope $50, but
this* Was refuse-d, as ,Mr. Pope. thought
S" .the sum should be $A100. Finally $75 was
agreed upoil.ais 'the amount, and Mr.
S'Pope said 'that he. would, notify his
client. Later, Mr. Bsarns was approach-
ed ,by Michelson, Who stated that Mr.
'Pope; had been discharged from the
case, Oald that he ,had been retained
'to take charge of 'it. He said that $75
would be satisfactor.v, anid ,he wanted
Mr. Barrs to see that it -was paid. Mr.
Bairrs said that he, v;-,'uMl1 prefer an
S* order from Mr. Pope for the money.
AMichelson offered to .go with him to
Mr. Pope., and,get -his 'order for the
money. Mr. Barrs, did not have time
to go to see Mr. Pope, ,o h,:'told Mich-
elson tit go and get the 01"d>-r,. Ali
", order was received, and Upon Mr."
Bairs' suggestion, Mr. Toomel" gave
t'he check to Michelson.
Inquiries Were Made.
"Several weeks at'terwa.rd Mr. Barrs
stated that he was called to the office
-of the Alalama Coal Company by Mr.
Troomer, w\h.o showed him a letter from
Mr. Pope. asking it' a.n order for the
pa..vnient of $75 had bgen presen.teti wit-h
his name signed to it. He t,:,ok th-
order and letter and started up) the
7 street to look for Mr. Pope. He saw
Mr., Pope on the street and ask,:-l if
he had not sent the oriler t,:, Mr.
:f Toomer. Mr. Pope replied that he ha,:l

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> Formation of the Grand Comftand-
i ery of the State of Florida.
X convention of the Knights Templar
of the State was held at the Masonfc
) Temple in this city yesterday morning;
preliminary to the formation of a grand
commander of the State. Judge W '
A. MlcLean was selected chairman of
the convention, and J. W'. Boyd of Bar-
tow, secretary. Committees were'ap-
pointed on rules of order, constitution
and credentials, and were directed to
report to the Grand Commanders'. The
convention then recommended that a
,,Grand Commandery be formed, and
.. the 'business of the convention be finL-
ished, it adjourned, and the, business of"
_electing officers for ,the Grand Corn-,
rhandery was taken ip ''by the Sir
Knights who were present. '
Judge McLean, acting under the com-
mision issued by' Honorable Hugh Me- '
Curdy, most eminent grand, master of
the 'Grand Encampment of tle United
States, then. declared a grand' cobm-
mandery opened. The reports of 'the
committees of the convention, on rules
of order, constitution, and cd&e .of stat-
utes, were presented and adopted, acrer
which the following officers of the new
commanadery .were chosen. Grand om,
mander, Judge W. A. McLean of, Jack-
sonville; deputy grand commander. C.
,McKenzie Oerting of' Pensacola: grand
generalissimo, W. P. Webster of Jack-
sonville; grand captain general,:I. IW.
Boyd of Bartow; grand prelate, Dr. R.
C. OgIesby of Pensacola; grand treas-
urer, I. E. Baird of Jacksonville; grand
recorder; J. D. Sinclair of Jacksonville; ,
grand senior warden, W., S. Ware of,
Jacksonville; grand junior' warden, T.
L. Watson of Pensacola,; rand stand
ard bearer, B. H. Chadwick of Jackson-
ville; grand sword bearer, ----. Kel- ,
jar of Pensacola; grand warder,
Charles ;A. Clark ofi Jacksonville;' grand
guard, Thomas B. Davis of Jackson-
': The,'various committees provided-,for
by constitution and by the code of.stat-'
utes, were then appointed by the grand
commander. Two charters were grant-
ed by'the Grand Coimandery to corn-
onanderies under dispensation as fol-
lows, to the Palatka Comandery No. 5,
and to the Vance Commandery N4o. 6.
The convention was attended by a "
large number of visiting Sir KAights,
and the utmost harmony of feeling was
manifested in allt the prioceedings. '
The next meeting of the lGrand Corm-
mandery Will be held in this city at the
,Masonic 'Temple, on the first Thursday :
after the' first.-Tuesday in May' 1896.,















is constructed is a matter of small mo-
ment. We have always pointed out the
ill effects of a law that allows a State to
put Its convict labor in competition
with honest labor. But at present we
have such a law, and no man is harm-
ing a community legally when he hires
convicts and puts them to work. This

is done in other parts of the State, and
Contractor McLain has done nothing
unusual in bringing convicts over to
this section. The State is the guilty
party, and shame rests upon it so long
as it disgraces its statute book with
such laws."

For a number of/years past the gam-
blers have been allowed to operate
openly at Saratoga. Season by season
the crime has grown more prevalent,
and the law-breakers more bold. Last
year the old watering-place, once fa-
mous as the resort og wealth and cul-
ture from all parts of the country, was
largely given over to the gamblers and
the other classes of disreputable peo-
ple of both sexes who follow always in
their train.
At last the moral sentiment of the
community was aroused to the enor-
mity of allowing such open and out-
rageous violation of the law. The bet-
ter class of citizens rose In revolt
against the authorities, who had con-
nived at it, and officials were chosen
who pledged themselves to enforce the
statute against gambling. This sum-
mer, for the first time since it was
opened by John Morrissey many years
ago,: the notorious clubhouse, which
was the headquarters of the profes-
sionals,' has been closed, and no place
where gambling is known to be prac-
ticed is allowed. '/
'The gamblers and their sympathizers
are loud in their declaration that the
enforcement .of the law will ruin the
prosperity of the resoi. They argue
that the gamblers and other law-break-
ers who accompany them belong to a
class. that. spends, money freely, and
that the loss of their patronage will be
a 'very serious matter for the hotels,
restaurants, shops, and business inter-
ests generally. But these claims do not
seem to carry much weight with the
intelligent citizens, and they remain
steadfast In their purpose to sustain
their new reform afficials in enforcing
the law.
The truth is that, instead of gamblers
having benefited Saratoga, every candid
citizen knows that their presence and
their growing prominence have worked
only harm to its interests. As year by
year the old patrons of the watering
place came to understand that it was
being given over to the law-breakers.
they left at the end of the season with
a resolve never to return while the con-
ditions remained the same. Such peo-
ple constitute the backbone of tlhe pros-
perity of any pleasure or health resort,
summer or winter; the class who have
ample means, but quiet taste: who can
afford to stay for months and pay the'
highest prices; but who Insist, first of
-all, upon having things done "decently
and in, order". Noise, confusion, disor-
r, cr.1 are always sure to drive
iM~xujiS~mrfrom UiacDl-ac an_ keep

fXcee&',' -'...., ,r rs)t s1ipns'
of the return of Its old piodsperity. Of
course the news of the change in the
policy pursued by the local authorities
toward the gamblers reached many
former patrons who had abandoned the
place for this cause after 'hey had,
made other plans for this season. Such
people are consequently" not yet found
again in their old haunts. **But a goodly
proportion of those who have always
' liked Saratoga and who left it with re-
gret, were at liberty to go where thiey
chose, for the summer, aSnd they gladly
returned.' to their former favorite .among
summer resorts. The proprietors of the
leading .hotels and boarding houses
report that, they have a larger propor-
tion of guests of the most desirable
class this season than ever before since,
the .gambling element became predom-
'Saratoga its having the s'amie eXpe-
rience that every other place has lhad
which tried i the policy of breaking the
:law a~s a means .of "helping trade".'
Law everywhere represents the conv ic-
ti~ons ,of sc majority of the people, in-
",eluding by f~ar the .largest proportion
of ,the educated, intelligent, and well-

to-do, class. A law ,against gambling
means that the preponderance of sen-
timent in ,a civilized State is -on the
side of -the theory that to practice is
a crime, and that it works ,harm not
only .to those' w*h.o- -engage in it, but
-also to the community that permits it.
This being the caLse, the conclusion in-
evitably follows that any city,or town
that allows. the flagrant violationn
of law must,,suffer for it. The numbers
and res-ources ,of the law-breakers
whom it attracts axe small comp ared
with those of the law-keepers whom it

Coloraqdo has hitherto been the Mecca
for consumptives from all parts of the
United States, and of late years its
dtry air, high altitude, and abundance
of sunshine have drawn an increasing
number of sufferers from England and
the Continent of Europe. But with the.
rapid increase in the patronage of the
.State by people afflicted with diseases
of the lungs has come, an unexpected
development in the fact that a grow-
ing proportion of the natives are fall-.
ing victims to consumption.
Colorado Springs, which is the most
popular resort for. invalids, is warned
by,, physicians" that it is threatened
with the fate. that has befallen Men-
tone, France. When that village was
discovered forty years ago to. have the
most healthful climate for consump-
tives, in all Eur,,pe.the peasantry on-,
joyed r,:bust health, anid lung diseases
were unknown among them. But when:
the" inhabitants aban done"!d their farms "
to 'wait 'upon "the strang-rs, they be-'

formerly recognized, and no

Bar Harbor, Secretary HetberE went
on board the New York, occupying
quarters with Catptain Evans. The
dispatch boat Dolphin is attached w
the squadron, and will participate in
ng the fleet tactics. According to Admiral
as Bunce's plan, the fleet will come tc
as anchor at Bar Harbor early on Sunday
he morning.
on a
1 Consul Jewett Sends a Full Report
at.- Regarding Them.
he (By Associated Press.)
Washington, D. C., Aug. 15.-The De-
partment of State has just received
from Minister Terrell a report dated
kg July 25, which throws some light upon
the report telegraphed from Constanti-
nople a few days ago, saying that
-A American citizens had been injured at
or Marsovan. From Minister Terrill's re-
yn port it appears that on July 1 an' Arme-
a nian named Garabad was assassinated
ae at Marsovan, close to a church door. He
3s was the chief man of the Protestant
3r community, and chairman of the coun-
te cil of thirty, who are responsi-
it ble for the peace of the city. It was
3t alleged that he had given the Govern-
n- ment ,information in regard to the
3,s revolutionists.I
Consul Jewett, in reporting this case
ar July 13 to Consul-General Short at
is Constantinople, says that ,numerous
ge Armenians were arrested, as it was said
d there was little doubt that Garabad
f- was murdered by them. Among those
A arrested was a naturalized American
d citizen, who had been a student at the
h American College at Marsovan, but
Is who,* as Mr. Jewett is informed, "had
d been dropped from the rolls" some
.- months ago. Minister, Terrell was
promptly informed concerning the as-
n sassination and the imprisonments
I which followed, ,and took immediate
steps to insure fair treatment of the
s naturalized citizen. .
'- A Mr.Terrell's report ofthe troubles at
Marsovan is based upon a. verbal state-
d merq hf Mr. Dwight, a leading Amer-
v ican .missionary at CpnstantinopIe, and
f is as: follows: More tha.t'n a, year ,ago
sixteen persons at Mar.ovan received
written notice that they would be
f killed unless they would co-operate
1 with, the, Armenian revolutionists;
o President. Tjrcy, .1ad Prof. Riggs of
I Marsovan, College, are two of those.
e They had. incurred the ill-will of the
s revolutionists by' refusing to receive in
the college the sons\ of certain men
suspected of being, revolutionists, Gar-
abad, who was assassinated, was au-
other of, the sixteen Who received no-
tice, And Mr. Dwight has been' in-
formed thiatstill another has been as--
A Turkish guard was furnished at the,
L request' of Mr. Terrell to protect the.
American families from the assassins'.,
Mr. Dwight considers this guard suffi-
cient to protect the missionaries at the
college, and Mr. Terrell has not ap-'
plied for additional force. Mr. Terrell
adds that the, revolutionists at, Marso-
van are organized, and marked, the
American, professors long before' the .
'Sassoun atrocities.'

The Southern tratihc Associtation
.Adopts'the Biew Agreement. .
(By Associated Press.)
Alanhat tan Beach. N. Y.. Augg. 15.-
The representatives of the Southern
traffic interests went into session again
this forenoon, and as soon as Vice-
President Thomas called the meeting
Ito order the new agreement was taken
up. The new agreement was adopted,
and the sixty days' notice of with-
drawal accepted. This is a victory for
the Seaboard Air Line. Its representa-
tlve. Mlr. St. John, insisted on- adoptilg
it,' or his road wolId not have gone into 1
the new association.
But one article. No. IS, which deals,
with differentials, remains tn dispute,
and t committee representing the pin- t
oipal lines and Mr. Thayer 'of the t
Pennsylvania:; Railroad was apiointte.-l
to consider this articlp, and report on.
it on Tuesday at 11 a. m,,, at the Hotel
Waldorf, in New York City. i S
The. meeting adjourned until that date"
and time. The election of officers will"'
'also take place at that. meeting. '

General Imboden Reported Dead.
(By Associated Press.,) |
,Richmond, 'Va., Aug. ,15--It is re- ]l
ported here to-night that General J. G.
Imboden,, the noted Confederate cav-
alryman, died at his home in 'Abing-
ton, Va." ,g
', WAR DOGS. '

They Carry Ammunition atnd Act as }
:' Scouts.. ^' i
From' the Militara-W~oehenblatt ', l
Some very interesting experiments e
a~s 'to the utility of w~ar-dogs were made i
in oin~ection -witlh the Dresden interna-
ti~onal d~og show .on the race-course near
Dresden. A company was supposed to t
be covering1 some-tran sports of h~orse~s 1
against' an imaginary enemy, rn order
to .do this more 'effectually, some' non- "
commissioned officers', accompanied by t
trained dogs, were sent forward to
watch the. approach of the \enemy.
They advancedd 'about a mite and a s

quarter, while keeping up cpmmuni- t
cation with the company by means of n
the dogs. In this way the .company
was kept fully informed, as to the move- ,
ments of the enemy, iand, could stop, the
transport of horses in good time before"l r
the ,attack. The same do gs were also m
used for carrying ammunition to the t
firing lin-, each dog being provided for e
this purpose with, a kind of saddle, hold- c
ing 300 cartridges. -The animals will go ty
along the lines, stopping in front of b
every mean, who takes the 'number of g
cartridges, he. requires. When the ama- i
munition is exhausted,, the dog will. n
hurry back to receive a fresh supply,
and thereupon resume ,the distribution. (0
The dogs are -also trained to find 'the
wounded, and attract .t'he. atentilon of .-
-the ambulance men in, various ways,
some remaining near 'the man and F
barking until assistance arrives, some
running off to find an ambulance man M
and -lead, him to the spot, and others tt
taking ,the man's forage-cap or tearing o
away a piece ,of 'his clothing and carry- n
ing it to the attendants.

S Waists Against Feet. d
From thie New York Medical Record. o
Some ;English dadiesi (residents in U
China, have started a society to put a a
stop to the practice of binding the feet' g
of young girls. .Chinamen; who resent lo
the impertinence, ask the members of t:
the new society to join 'them in the o
,formation of a Natural Waist Society,
to put an end to tightlacing. o
Could Not Effect a Compromise, and
Postponed, the Wedding., o
Charles Alton Block, colored, rushed in
into the office of County Judge. Baker a
yesterday and said that he was tired "
'of running Itwo', establishments and v
wanted to. affect a consolidation by
marriage, and that he had but $2, which t]
was- the -cost of the marriage license. ,fu
He said that if Judge Baker would give c

tons were taken to prevent well per-
sons from being infected by the sputu
of the sick which contains bacilli. T]
doctors declare that Colorado Sprin!
will become in this respect a seeoi
Mentone unless precautions are take
The Colorado physicians submit
plan for the separation of consum
ties from the rest of the population
They urge that victims of the diseai
throughout the country be brought
gether for treatment in the reg!
of which 1Colorado is the center. Th
would have a series of cottage san
toria erected, after the fashion alrea
set in the Adirondacks, and they figi
it out that the cost of board and lod
ing could be reduced to as low a s
as $5 a week. They hold -that the Sta
Government should build such c,
tages, and that the national Gove
meant should also help in the effort
stamp out the disease. The suggest!
Is a most interesting one, and desert
careful consideration. -

The Citizen has always held that the
talk about securing the free coinagE
of silver through a scheme of Inter-
national bimetallism was a delusi0n
and a snare. We have pointed o6
that no. such policy could be carrti
through, without the co-operation -
England, and that no reason what e
existed for the belief that En va
would abandon her "present system i
If any Southern people have ,u
to the hope that, after all, some 41n.
might be accomplished in this line,)n
have taken up the theory that h..
recent elections in England, and th
change in party control of the Go\ n
ment there might help to this,
they should be undeceived by th
port just made by a represents tiv(
Southern politician, himself hitl
a believer in international bimeta iert(
who has had a chance to lear t
truth as to the situation by per: fn
,observations ; in England. Ex-SIa
er Crisp of Georgia, who has "e
spending some time in Great Brin,
and who, from the prominence o
official position that he has held in 1,th
country, has enjoyed especial faeit'i
for securing accurate infrmation., iiLe
an. inquirer who asked him for'V,."
views as to the chances of an inter, ls
tional monetary conference: '
"I could not disco\'er in England'a
any Interest in bimetallism was tka n
among the people. They do no,.Ike
cuss it. and do not seem to be ea is-
ted up to it." ca-
In the light of this report theva
about international bimetallism -,
as well be dropped. The only I in
about silver is whether the G,)vernnt
of the United States shall .ado.* the
policy of unlimited coinage by
People must make up their f.
or against this 'pro: IsLItl, f
politicians cannot any%,., g
taking sides by keeping gIII
about international' t1 p, 11 c
ject. ,-t'l n

The statementt of' Presi
of the Jacksonville Ferr
a strong argument aiaiti
of a brildge over the -
opposite the, city. 1%11.
that the expense of ,:, *'3'
averages $3B per day re-
c'eipts aka'erage from $21 t,$, $ The
tolls are: Five cents for foot passengers.
'each way; 15 cents for single teams
each way. ,,or 25._ cents f,:,r the. round
trip; and a corresponding- amount...for
double teams. At the-se rates the ferry
should pay h~and'.,-,nmely were- it. e:x-
te-nsi\'el.v patronizedi. Suchi. ho-wev'er.
scenic ino:t to be the ease. The average?
number of t'-ams ,:aily i? less th an
fifty, while the average. number ot'f, fut
p:ass'ne--rgo' falls short .of three hun-
d re,:. :
SThese f'ac-ts make it evident trhati the?
patrons ,of the ferry are very fe" in
nnnmber; too few, in faet, to maintain
a terry rUlning btlt one vessel.' A
bridge would cost much more to ope-
rate and, keep in goo:d ,c.,nditin,: and,,
therefore, would b-e .a luxury" for ,wJiech
the tax-payers of Dural County 0:,uld
ill afford to pay. (


Sunday Saloons and the Moral nIaw.
Editor of 'the Florida Citizen:-- ax-o
read with some" interest' the 'coitro-
versy that has appeared in the Citizen
concerning the enforcement Of the Sun-
day law,. ik
The opening of saloons on Sundays
is said to be'. a violation of the rmoral
law. Is the selling of-liquor'ax viola- tion
of the moral law on" Sunday, and not
on Monday, or a greater offense against
the moral code on the Sabbath thah .-on
any other day? C. OL9SO OS".
Jacksonville, Aug. '14" ".. .


An 'Inducement. Sunday school
teacher: '"You knew your lesson per-
fectly; this time; Tommy." Tommy:
"Yes'rm. Pa said he'd let me go fishing
this afternoon, if I did not miss any'of
it."-- Life, ,' : i

A Choice.--"I have finished your per-
trait, 'Mrs. de Fash," said the; artist.
"All but the coloring, of the face.';'
"And why do you not finish that?", "I
wanted to. hear from you as to/whetlher
you preferred me to, have you look
healthy'or merely. interesting."-Ha r-
per's Bazar. \ .
Doctor: "I really don't undei'stanid.
There; is no. reason why you should: go
in"for a reduction of corpulency." Pa-
tient: "Still I want you to puft me
through a course of antifat treatment.
My Eulalia shall see With her own eyes
how I pine away for love of her."--
Gartenlaube. ;
'Mrs. Houlihan, `'Sure, Teddy dt's
costin.' yure sowl more to- shave yur-
sielf -th-an it Would cost yure pocket .to
pay' for a barber." Mr. Houlihanr (slash-
ing himself again): "Begobs, if it war
a barber that were, cutting' me this way.a
Iit's lucky 'O4d be to get off wid a life
sentence."-7Texas Sifting% -Library.
Mills: "Why do you stay at home

Continued from First Page.
closed, but adjourned without select]
members of the national committee
authorized by the conference. It w,
announced to be the purpose of t;
committee to organize the national con
imittee at the earliest practicable da1
but it was thought best to defer acti(
until suggestion could be received fro
States which were not represented k
the conference. The executive con
mittee wil reconvene at the call of t]
Due to an Expression Regardin
"Jeb" Addicks.
(By Associated Press.)
Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. .15.-
chance remark uttered by Senatc
Washburn in a private 6onversatic
in New York threatens to become
matter of national interest. The nan
-of John Edward Addicks, known a
^"Jeb" Addi'cks, 'became very familiar
eto the redding public during the lai
Senatorial contest in Delaware, and
is alleged that it was due to him th
' the election of another Republican Ser
ator to succeed Senator Higgins, ws
This was discussed among other
I things by Senator Washburn upon hi
return to this country, and he made us
| of an expression which was publishe
| in New York last Saturday to the ef
t feet that a man like Addicks should
d be killed. When the Senator return
here he acknowledged having used suc
)f an expression. In response to thi
r Senator Washburn to-day receive
d from Philadelphia the following tele
gram from Mr. Addicks:
"Kindly wire me .the grounds upor
g which you base your judgment that
9 should be killed."
To this the following reply wa
d sent: "Telegram just received. Be.
e, living you, responsible. for the defeal
e of a Republican Senators, I expresA(
.myself emphatically, as I did in Nev
York, as to your action, intimating, ol
, course, political. rather than* physical
. punishment."
, Senator Washburn, in speaking of
e the incident, said that if he hadknown
' that the matter was likely to get int(
, the papers he would have preferred
e saying nothing. But now that the
matter has gone to the- extent It has
1 he proposed to have the truth told,

Hon. Lloyd Lowndes, ex-Congress-
man, Named fer Governor.
(By Associated Press.) \
- ., Cambridge, Md., Aug. 15.-The Re-
3 publican State Convention met at noon
to-day, and nominated the following
ticket: For Governor, Lloyd Lowndes;
for Attorney General, Harry M. Cla-
baugh; for Comptroller, L. E. Dennis.
The platform is confined to State, is-
sues. and opens with a demand for a
reassessment of property. '.'
Hon. Lloyd Lowndes. the nominee for
Governor, is extensively interested in
the commercial affairs of Maryland. He
was educated as a lawyer, but took up
mercantile pursuits, and is now at-the
head of a. number of banks, mining
companies, etc.. at Baltimore and Cum-,
berland. He served in the Forty,-third
Congress as a strong supporter of the
Grant administration. Wh,le in Con-
yess he stood against tjhe Civil Rights
nnthe ground that it was uncon-
nal. Should this' i be used
thhim with colored voters, a pam-
is in readinless showing, that Mr.
des' opposition was tothe form of
Jaw. and not to its spirit, a'd that
U.-nited States SUl:,reme Court sub-
lyc nim this posiion. ,.

The Ainphitrite Enters in tfhe Pres-
enee of 2.000 People. ;
i By Assoclated Pre-ss.) i
Port Royal. S. C., Aug. 15.-The new
Government dry dock was opened for
the firstl time to-day. The United
States ship Anilihitrite was the first
vessel to be docked, and this was, suc-
cessfully accomplished at 2 o'clock.
about 2.0.1 1)people were present and:
e-verything passed off satisfactorily.
This is the only N-,i,\'ernnient dock
that will admit the new battleships:. The
Simpson timber doks at the Norfolk,
New York and League Island yards are
rot wide enough at the gates.
The original plans of the Port Royal'
dcock did not provide a sufficiently wide
entrance, but they were altered soon.
after v,',:rk was l:egun, to: admit the bat-
tleship:s Marblehead and hIowa, which
werethen being I:uilt. The Port Roy~al
.dock is a timlberdock.
The otherr Government dolck.- are be-
ing c.onstruete.,d. ,on at Broo,:klyvn. and
,on at Pug.t Sound. The former w~as
designed by the eiv'il eng-ineers at New
York. and the plans ,of the latter were
prepared ILy the engineers or' the Navy
Department here.
Mexican Troops Ordered Ont, To Pun-
ish Depredators.
i.By Associated Press.)
Merida, Yucatan, Aug. 15.--There. is
great enthusiasm here over the inten-
tion of President Diaz, as announced
fr~om the ,City of Mexico, to OCCUpy-
Baclar-with a strong force, of troops.

The Santa, Cruz Indians. are, filled with
dismay, because they now realize their
,depredations .are to be severely pun-
ished. Many of those Indians are flee-=
ing to Belize to accept British hospi-
tality among the people, who for many
years have been furnishing them arms,
and ammunition. It is not believed that
the leaders of the Indians can^-bring
over 600 into -the field against the Mexi-
'can troops. Ten thousand Yucatans,
now employed in cutting dye wood in
Honduras, will return to take up arms
at Baclar directly the troops succeed,
in dislodging the hostile Indians now
A Number of Various Organizations
Meet at Fort Worth, Tex.
(By ,Associated Press.)
Fort Worth, Tex., Aug. 15.-One of
the, largest conventions of railway or-
ganizations ever held in Texas was
called to order here to-day, and will
continue throughout the 16th and 17th.
It includes the Brotherhood Of Loco-
motive Engineers, Brotherhood of Lo-
comotive Firemen, Order of Railway
Telegraphers, Order of Railway 'Con-
ductors, Brotherhood of Railway Train-
men, and a14 the other railway organi-
zaftions in Texas. The object is espe-
cially to ,secure such legislative meas-
ures as would be a benefit to the or-
ganizations. Among the matters to be
considered will be -the- arbitration bill
which was passed by the last Legisla-
ture, but so amended and cut to pieces
that its usefulness to the men was
greatly marred.,
Sumter's Tax Collector Dead.
(Slecial to Ithe Citizen.)
Wildwood, Aug. 15.-Colonel John/ R,
G' Hamilto:n, Tax Collector of Sumter,
died at -his home near' Coleman this
morning at) t'o'clock., He had been
-,!-k qtT v. --r i". 1. m I wo'vsq t'w i'+th f s r*. r -w I I

liORETTUS S. METCALF, Editor and Proprietor

Entered at the Post Office at Jacksonville as
second-class mall matter.

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Three months, by mail ........................ 2 00
One month, by mail ............................ V7
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All subscriptions are payable In advance.
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The date on which a subscription expires is
on the address label of each copy. The paper
Is stopped at the- expiration of a subscription if
a renewal is not received.

Now that farmers have shown that
Florida soil will produce all kinds of
vegetables, they should keep constantly
at work. Midsummer has passed, and
the time to prepare the land to set out
seed beds, and to make all preparations
for fall and winter crops Is at hand. A
monopoly of the pnarket means good
profits, and during the fall and winter
this State. is the only one in the Union
that can send vegetables to the North.
A possible early frost is all that can
prevent this. But the chances are that
eXtreme cold weather will not come
until after the vegetables shall, have
been gathered. The risk, therefore, is
small compared to the benefit to be
gained. A. F. Boyce, a farmer of ex-
perience, in a letter to the Agricul-
turist, says that now is the'time to be-
gin active work in the garden. He
planted turnips on July 19, following
with celery seed, snap beans, and other
vegetables, and results were good. Cab-
bage seed should be planted this month,
in order that the heads may be fit for
use by the end of November. Cabbage
and celery seed should be planted urnder
partial shade, where a good circulation
of air will pass over the young plants,
and should be frequently watered.
When the seed beds shall be under way,
and early plantings shall have been
,, madet attention should be ,paid to the
.A^-Jan. ,:.W~ken, it'is.-IOw -and has a ten-
;{o,.. ,qrnpsu, It. ust''be stirred


iPreMlinary Examination Before,' ,
SComiitIioner Eagazan.
..United State's Commissioner Eagan
.had two, prisoners before him' yester- i 7
day morning, who were charged with ;
selling liquor without having contrib- ,
ut-ed anything to the Government for,'
the, privilege. Th.e first ,was Ed, Peru- ',,];, ;
berton of Ocala, whb was arrested by / ,
Deiputy Marshal SScott in this city on ':
Wednesday morning. 'the prisoner '
was defended by Attorney Hutchinss, i
and Was, held in, $11. bonds to appear' ,',
tor trial ,t 'the ,r(ext tertn of the Uni Led '* '
States.Court. Hg promised to,' furnish ""
the b6.nd within a, few day8s, and was i,
sernt. to. the jail tiff-it shall bb orth- ,' ":
com ing., *. ,' .'. !, '"
The n 't was Wlh ,i Moran of Li -e Oak,
also colored., who was brought to the
city by Deputy Scott. He waived ex-
amination. and was released on the
furnishing o a $200 bond for his ap-
Deputy Marshal Smith brought to the. ,
city yesterday morning a colored man .;
from Luravflle, who was arrested onu.'- ,/'
theus-ual liquor charge. He will have' :"**^
an _examinatlt thi-s m. orning.. H iS .i. r
name' wasq Chtcrles 4AA1LTi- IL9'': -'.v';'*"?
Doe nt? ^tra~rgaT.~^*
brought to 'the city yesterday-*mornin~g z^ '
fromoSanford by United States De.puty -?'^
Marshal Morris, and was committed to N;
the Duval County" Jail to await trial at ?
the next term of the United States Court. .
The charge against h1im was that of
liquor selling, and he was committed
b'y the United States Commissioner at

Unfortunate Fail of a Fair-Bickye'llt ,"
S' : 'Last Evening. .. .* ... ..'.
A well-khown young lady was ser- '
onel^ 'biking" along Bav, Street early "
lastevening and Was' the, cynosure' ,, y ;
all eyes, An expression' of ,-happiness
and contentment was, plainly, depicted ;. -/ *
upon'her face, but;thii expression was, ,
soon changed to. one of pain as the., i
young rady toppled over acndfelf upon :: ,
ler wheel. > ,, '
A number- of people who htff.'witiess-
2d the fall ran to her assistance, and "
t was foundT that shIe. hald become hope-
[essly entangled in'the wIheel,.'and all
effortss to. extricate her seemed bunayval- '
ng. The, young lady, and fh<_3 wheel
were carried to, the store of Rolbert W. "
4imms and, a successful effort "wstmnady', "
,o release her from her involuntary ar- ,
-fance with t-le wheel. ;
It; subsequently, proved that, the, skirt *
worn-by the young lady had caught in
he chain andf the continual revolving, i
)f-.tie :pejaX' had i wou'd, a large e por- '
ion of it about the shaft, and'at last :
;omethinrg had to give, and the. someo-
hfng was the fair bicyclist. Luckily
1o injury resulted. ,. .
The Sdott Matter.. '
Judge W- T1. Owen states further, In',
gard-to the published statements :, .
Trade by^ him relating to his transac- i-.
ions wirh i. R. Scott, as, superintend-'
mt of' the public 'building, 'that the
,onversation he had'with members. of .
he present Board of Public, Works was,
beforee the last, election, and before the
*entIemen had any expectancy or .
knowledgee that they 'would, become':\
nembers-:of that board. ..

'irst the Typeetting Ma'elkines. a-d' .
,Now a Reduetion in' Price. '.
7rom the Metropolis, Jacksonville, Aug. 15. / .
.With ;the introduction of the famous.
vlergenthaler typesetting machines in .,
he Metropolis office this paper is now
ne of the best-equi1i)l)eo Lafternoon ,,
newspapers in the South.,. : t -
Not content with this improvement,
he proprietors of the Metrop.olis have
decided on another important step, and
ne which, we know, will please our
Cobd-paying patrons in these hard
imes, and that is from this period on
11 subscribers who pay in advance will
,,et the Metropolis in future as fol-
ows: One year. $4; six months. $2;
hree months. $1; one month, 35 cents;
ne week. 10 cents.
We wish to emphasize this fact"that
nly those who pay in advance are en-
itled to this big reduction, and those
vho do not care to take advantage of
his offer will pay the .old rates.
It is safe to predict, however, that
rery 'few will fail to take advantage
f this inducement, for it is a big say-
ng to pay $4 instead of $5 a year, and
s everybody mn town must have the
people's paper" they will all take ad-
vantage of this offer.
Another 'reduction made will be in .
hie newsboys' sales, and the paper in ,
uture will be sold on the streets for 2
ents, instead of 5 cents.

?R" W = ,o, sad-en CrOps during
&^S^fa a natter, of impor-'

V "tte -.thint ti'eground should' not be
:,'left to'6, loose about the seeds, or roots
of plants' when transplanting is done;
'and to obviate the danger of this, a
due compression 'of the surrounding
earth is' needful. Thousands of patches
are planted each year that never show
aught for the labor bestowed, simply
0rom a lack of. proper attention to this
point. Plants cannot be coaxed to
grow unless they are given a proper
start. Prepare the land a week or ten
days before planting, so that in th'e
Interval the ground may become set-
tled. Planting early ,in the summer
season is advisable, in' order that the
plants may get the benefit of the rains,
for it often occurs that a long spell of
dry weather comes about midautumn.
Summer or early plants are occasion-
ally cut down by untimely frosts, but,
notwithstanding this, to go forward
with the planting of all 'such garden
crops" as have a fair chance of es-
caping damage by too severe cold is
best. To illustrate this point: To plant
peas after September 15 might do, but
to plant beans after that date would
not be safe, unless In the lower part
of the State."
Mr. Boyce says that at the time of
'writing, July' 26, he had planted tur-
nips, cabbage, and' onion peeds, and
v was then engaged in making ready for
snap beans, "beets, celery seed, lettuce,
spinach, parsley, squash, and cucum-
bers, all of "which may be planted until
the end of -this month. He considers
that, the extreme cold of last winter will
be hardly likely to recur this winter,
apd that. he who fears to plant lest
it should come is not wise, and does not
deserve success.

The employment of convicts on the
extension of .the" Florida East" .Coast
Railway is, attracting the attention of
all who have: the interest of the free
? laboring man' at. heart. The cQnvicts
are usually employed by Senator Bailey
in phosphate mines. 'Recently many of
the mines closed for an indefinite
time. Mr. Bailey, who must pay the
-state 'for the issue of the convicts,
is forced to find .employment, for them
'elsewhere. As they must be. kept in
the State, he is compelled to look with-
in its borders forsuch employment, and
has -hired them to Contractor McLain
.of the construction department of the
railroad extension. In this manner the
State convicts come"in contact with free
labor.' Whether or not the convict sys-
tern is a good one is notlthe question at
issue. The people. bave decided that
', they wish the institution, and the only
question to be discussed is -as to how the
convicts shall be employed. In selling
their services Mr. Bailey appears to be
fully within the law, and after that
little remains to be said. '
The Melbourne Times, commenting
on the subject, very wisely remarks:
"A great-many people have expressed
.surprise at the fact that eighty-two
convicts have been sent to Lake Worth
+to wo7rkl on thei newx E7 ast rCroat. T.Inr-"


FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 1895.

Published. EveryDay 'in the Year.



XANTED-By a lady, position as teacher in a
family; English and music or English and
art taught; references exchanged. Address
*A. W., Citizen office.
VANTED-Positiont b.y competent engineer, W,
P., care Citizen.
V.ANTED-Steady position by bookkeeper and
accountant; has had practical business ex-
perlence; Is rez-ident of this city. M. A. Y.,
care Citizen.
"ANTED-Positlon by civil engineer and archl-
tet; 25 years' practical experience; first-class
draftsman. Address Engineer, care Citizen.
V.X-NTED-By a graduate of the Florida Busi-
ness College. a pc,,Ititon. as assistant bo.o}k-
keeper or clerk. Address lock box 403, city,
VANTED-Posit ion as coachman with private
family, or any general work; references. Ad-
dress "C. C', Citizen office.' "
rANTED-Work of any kind by" willing col-
ored boy 19 years old. C. M. C., Citizen.
VANTED-Position as caretaker for a, fam-
ily who wish- to leave their house In gooda
hands during their absence. rs. R. A. Jack-
son, Acme Hotel. "
VANTED-Posiion as Iiookkeeper; a young
man, graduate of a commercial college, who
can give best 'of references, desires a position
oC bookkeeper or assistant bookkeeper in a
mrcantile or manufacturing business; salary
no object until proprietor issatisfied that It
is fully earned. Address W. N; P., care of
Dr. H. 'Robinson, .Jacksonville, Fla.
"ANTED-Positio.n in a town that has a band
and needs an A- 1 baritone player; will ri-\
struct if necessary; also play elide tronibone
or flute in orchestra; am a printer by trade,
but will work at any light work. Address H.
34. S,, Post-Office Box "G", Brooksvllle, Fla.
rANTED.-Situation 'by a competent gardner;
good references. H. Myer, 619 Spearing Street,
city. , I
7ANTED-Sev'eral sets of, books i0 write up.,
etc.; compensation moderate; best references.
J. Menks, Church and Laura*Streets. .

*ersons wishing help can advertise
in this department without cst".)
ANTED-Young man between 25 and 410 for a.
permanent position; .$15 weekly salary; must
have $300 to -invest In the business. Address .
one week, "Hale", Box 21, Jacksonville.
N experienced adv'ertlsing solicitor wanted at
once; permanent position. Florida Home
Joural, 215A Main Street.
ANTED-A hustling, experienced agent; $21)
o $36 per week. Address "Al", care of Citizen.


(One cent a word.)
WILL OR I WON'T-iMeet me at New Dural
rom 9 to 11 a. hi.
PHYSIC'IAN desires a partnership or an as-
isiantshipl, ith an elderly physlclan, or a
rst-class location for ihe practice of his pro-
ression. A. D., Citizen office.

CHAS. A. TREMERE, Manager.
ltrs ton all clase C oQ nf wonodrkt rr ur'alnii i-n-a


Min HWORKA CCO if PIffnTTOTTT'n use of gas. This would represent the dancing and games Were indul HUORNCANE SIGNALS. was held for the purpose of arranging
cost to the city of having its streets up to a late hour. -- for new work in the secrets o the
lllUCRWn UKVCCulTLISHE lighted. He contended that the limit Among those present were Mrs. B. Provisions for Warning Vessels of order.
of the capacity of the plant would be Gwynn, Miss Jessie Ward, Mr. an rs, Severe Storms.
reached before long, If every request George W. Clarkson, Mr. and Mr E. The following circular has been is- W. 1. HUFFSTETLER HERE
for arc lights in different parts of the R. Reynolds, Miss Amy Adams, Ise sued from Washington by the United
City were granted Mr. Gerow Edith Ward, Miss Alice Hogan, Mt E.' States Weather Bureau, under, the date H~e Will Train for the Bic.ceRae
.At the Meeting of the Board of thought that the city should be proper- Hudnall, J. Scruggs, and E. Huds of of July 26, 1895, instructing shipmasters on August 27.
ly lighted first, and if any capacity DeLand, Fred Scott, E. Kirby E ne, as to the use of the hurricane flags dur- W. L Huffstetler of Orlando arrived
Public Works. should remain at the plant to supply E. Hudnall, and Henry Doig. Ing the storm seasons on the Atlantic in the City last evening, ad w g
~additional lights, It should, be used for and Gulf coasts and on the great into. training immediately forte cy
*+/ , ++j :+{ rduceCmercial 'wostrkf and citin thisways CITY NEWS BRIEFLY ,TOLD lakes. It has been sent out under the cle acesH
-iuc th coto h-it ihsa authority of the Department of Agri- here till after t'hcat date. IeAppae
W I(UTION OF HOGAN'S CREEK much as Possible. Mr. Cashen took the The Elks will hold a meeting to- r- culture by Willip L. Moore, chief of the in good condition, .and Will b
other extreme, and said that in his row night at the lodge rooms, c er Weather Bureau, and s as follows: set a lively pace at the coming meet
opinion t he city plant should be put of Main and Adams Str'eets. The hurricane flags (two 6-foot red He. reported that or s n the
Son a paying commercial basis first, so fas ihsur lc etr)aeOlnordrfwl n't
.A. 711 Mclure Appointed Superintend- that it would be a source of income, The old safe which has been in he feags with square black centers) are Orlando riders wil enter the different
and that if any power remained it Custom House of this port for the I st loaned by the Weather Bureau to ship- events on the 27th,: and that great in-
oentofCointretion of the City Hall. might be used for street purposes. quarter of a century has been sold. masters who are willing to co-operate ,crest is manifested in Orlando in the
~with the Bureau In the dissemination -coming races here. Ire saidta
J. M. Bar" Makes & Report of Mr. Clarkson again stated his views T. H. Sompayrac has returned fr m of hurricane warnings, and whose es- large number of visitors I at
Collection. Made by mm on the subject, to the effect that the a trip to South Carolina, where he was sels pas v them.
city should be well lighted, but that called on account, of the illness af i ts selspass beond she rach themo o
the plant should be put on as nearly father. methods of transmission of these warn- HOTEL ARRVAL.
a paying basis as possible, even if The J., T. & K. W. R. R. broughia u wgs.
The meeting of the Board of Public ithe public lighting should be scrimped large number of excursionists to t he These signals are displayed at all the DUVAL.'--Mrs. Simmon is, Maggie sii-
metn fteBado ulca little., city from points along the line of t9pincplprsothstlni n ~ t AgsieEns n
"Works yesterday afternoon was char- Superintendent Paterson said that the road yes tsray. t principal ports on the Atlantic andso-r8sist Augustime; Ernest and MrS.oinger-
acteredby a long session, lasting till unusedcapacityoftheplant e rd ye y Gulf coasts and on. the great lakes, Shields, Ciinati w. T. o, Aln
'after ~dark, an durng thesin lathree hours poerhused aaityote pres ntwa abot nine A large number of Jacksonvillle p o and at numerous small harbors in those W. G. Lee, Virginia;. James A. rto, t
t and moruth t heba a tothrehr mporearc-ghs, andt hat If manyumt ie ble left for the North on the Cly e regions. They are also displayed on the lanta; j. H. Packard, Fort Meade; T
andmoe ha te bartwhaogthhat woea r e pugts ond theal if steamsore Aloqis-ihsie Cross Rip Lightship in Nantucket and wife, city; D. W. Stanley, Ware alr
an amount of work was accomplished t awe o tightc s which s d m Sound, the Sandy Hook and Scotland J" W. Boyd, Bartow-, H. P. Co ,ltm o
which would surprise some other cult, in addition to what were already The tri-weekly served alyy4e Lightships off New York, and the'ry- C e sby, T L. W c. i%
The useekl itwulerbalvbieesayce of the Cld igthpofNe rkante-ry Pensacola; Mr. and Mrs. C. W. WdPts
ranheo the city government o e necessary Steamship Company, between this port ing Pan Shoals Lightship off the North burg; G. W. Saxon, Tallahsse;.DLuken
brnhe th iy oenmnto run the other engine. aise;I
The entire board was present, with Funds of the Board. and New York, will be re-establishe4 Carolina coast, bill, A. O. MacDonnell, W. N. Thompson J
Mr. Gerow in the chair. City Attorney The rnprt of Comptroller Sawyer as on the 26th inst. Shipmasters are requested, whenever McG. Thompson, Fernandina; A. J. Kennedy,
Fleming was also present, as were sev- to funds at the disposal of the board Alcina M. Mann transferred to Hat- ayo see hurricane signals displayed at Emporar ; Ames Merril, M. M. Iunn;
eral others who were interested'in the showed that the amount of money now tie L. Owen the northeast half of lot 9, any of these poi, to hoist'their w J. White, Hasting; Charles E.Taylor F.
proposed city ordinance for the regula- onhand to the creditoftheboard was block "C", of Ross' addition to River- flags, andthey should as soon as pos- c. & P.; P. Lavin, Savannah.
tlion of the use of Hogan's Creek. $14,570.19. A list of the warrants un- side. The consideration was $2,000. ble thereaftrskinforfm PLACIDE.-A. p. Rosenberger, city; M S
lu'eo the nearest CeaherBukea office asCarter, St.. Louis; Charles "W. mhtCta
ln~peetion otHo~an r.paid in the hands of the Comptroller A meeting of the Women's Relief As- to the location and probable duration of B. J. Piper, Cincinnati; B. P. Butler
After reading the minutes of the reg- was also submitted. sociation will be held at 5 o'clock tlis the storm. This if formation, if ob- ton, D. C.; William R. Steckert adwind
ular meeting of August 8, and of the The City Attorney reported in regard afternoon at the residence of Mrs. ^t.i
special meeting of August 13, Chairman to a request for an opinion regarding A. L'Engle, corner of Church and Ma thedr sigals shouldethem eain im and wife, Gainesviis eH.T Meryman New
Gerow reported that, in company with an alleged contract with J. Lee Hanks ket Streets. Y o otherwethe flasas rrk; Loran H. Green, crrityton;
the City Engineer and W.oR. Thomp- & Co. for hauling brick, and also re- Jacksonville Senate, No. 112, Knights lowered within twenty-four hours from Muass.; Chares Lewis Monroe, Yua
son, representing the users of Hogan's guarding the eiability of the city under of the Essenic Order, will meet to-night the time of -hoisting. Vessels plying Galespie, Withlacoochee; Henry MC,
Creek, he had, on Wednesday, made a the contract. He said: in the Elks' Hall, corner of Adams and within sight of the Florida reefs are re- New York; -Carl C., Chroley, Cinchnai
trip of investigation throughout the "The city charter, section 14, article Main Streets, at 8 o'clock. Major Tur- quested, on approaching this region CAIRLETON.--G. W. MoElveen, T .Tg
fulnvgbelnt6o h rewt provides that all contracts of the her will preside.,, during the hurricane season, to be par-grt A.I ~ftelanta OHlado C.h M.e Dixon
the Idea of gaining points for a'pro- board shall be made In-the nanle of thel W. gar ft, tlana .C2ere Ol ndo; JohnCiy
posed ordinance, regulating the use of city; shall be executed In behalf of the News reached the city ,yesterday o0 ticularly watchful when passing Ju- Titusville; W. B. Vaughan, Botoey
the. stream. The figures giving the city by the presiding officer of, the board the death of Walter G. Hall, youngest[ piter or Sand Key Lights, in order that Cooper Sh,eftdll, Florida;. Mr. and Mrs. James
depth and width of the stream at vari- under the seal of the corporation, and son of Rev. R. T. Hall, formerly pastor[ they may repeat the signals if, dis- E. Powell, Ins A.,C. Poweii, Savanah; H. L.
wous places were submitted. Various shall be flted'and recorded in the office of the Congregational Church of 'this- Played there, as this coast has no other Burton, ontgmery;:FredC. olen rmi
suggestions were made as to the wid- of the board. This positive direction of 'place. The death occurred at Green-l means of receiving this warning than Samueil.teman, Tampa, Ho(it; >
ening of the creek at certain points, so the Legislature, In my olinion, pre- which, Conn. by vessels flying the flags" ST. JOHS,--'O. Clute, Lak E.t j
that lighters could pass each other, as eludes the board from making con- The adding of about fifteen feet in' WILLIS L. MOORE, Stlman and family, Florida; J A. j
there were but three places where two tracts In any other manner, -and a, con- height to the marble smokestack on! cief of Bureau. st. Augustine; v. 'Schnedz, Florida; w. E.
18-foot lighters loaded could pass at tract, to be binding, must be made -in the Government Building is now about: -- Hukon, Orlando;iD. J. Mcintbsh/,'Tampa.
Present. ,Suggestions were also made' accordance therewilh.-' This would not completed. The extension was made1 PERSONAL.' ,,
by owners'and users of/lighters on the relieve the city, ho6eveT, from liabil- necessary in order to give the necessary, -- BUSINESS NOTICE.
stream. The data gathered from the Ity for work done or material; provided, draft to the furnaces., Charles W. White of Citra arrived at
measurements and from the sugges- that the same was accepted by. the The Jacksonville Light Infantry ex-, the Placide yesterday., $5,rate Jacksonville, to Atlanta and
tIons of the discussion were submitted board inopursuance of their authority, cursion to Pablo Beach last evening' Mr. and Mrs. William R. Gleckert and Return. On the 19th inst. the
to the City Attorney, to be used by and for which the city received the was exceedingly well patronized. Their two children, of Gainesville are regis- Florida Central and* Peninsular will
him in drafting an ordinance regulat- befhn ot. a First Battalion Band accompanied the' tered at the Placide. ,, put on a rate, good for either
ing the use of the stream, which will I do not thn however, that Hanks excursionists and furnished music for. 0. Rogers of Putnam County arrived train of that date for Atlanta
be brought before the Cty Council. & Co. have valid claim for a continu- dancing at the pavilion. and return. The coaches wi
A suggestion was p4ade that a boom Ing contract for hauling. Very respect- e r'e ino tho Atlant yesthout
b e p o vi ed tlt e m uth of h e ree , ull F P L E M N G T h e stea m sh ip K a n sa s C ity ,,of th e several l d a y s on b u in ess. r i ced t s oig ooho e u n u to A l n a tthe 22
bew roided s all e mloseuthofathecreek, fuly F. "Cit FLEMING,. Ocean Steamship Line, will resume her' 'Mrs. George Price ,will leave for May- Ticket.ris good forareturnkson-ill :
the flood tide, and opened by the ebb "e City Attorney also submitted ar run from Savannah,:Ga.. to port to-day, where she/'will spend sev- a. m. and 6:20 p. lml s

aS~a^^e^ ^oThe City Attornsey alo^ subind1 a i 4.^ adptmh6fn .^ ?0e r hyw in .^ and6:0.'m.^
the fobody tisIdeand opened bytheebb eNew York on August 25. She has been -i'al Weelks with friends.
tide for the purpose of keeping out report In regard to a contractwith J. laid off for repairs foir so'me weeks and rardan dauger Yeft Savannah Steamslip Linnahe
the water hyacinths, which are m serf- Smith for paving Main Sreet with vitri- I .
has been refitted and, put in the afneot W ,' n .d lef.t Ocean Steamship Company of a,-

D~~~e~~arat~~~~nhehadmadT^^^ ~~ ~flday brick. At bill per $1,10 f atorndemur- fail Xtdful fbndi hesmMs xita whre? re the' wit lls" "^.^PA 2t^^
0us menace to the navigation of the raged wrick o ilo 0frdm rder. y yesterdayy orAzn, whr hy wi annah will sell tickets at $205 ak
stream. The City Attorney was asked P wrs presented on the ground that v50,isit friends until Oaibt t.e soaino'te to Boston and renFturn Aua.
to embody this Idea in the ordinance. I as the material wans delayed In deliv- David Fenbritk, white. was before T.L. Allen of this city will leave- in ,- 17 for direct t
Bro n 's tereng as per contract with the city, the Justice of the Peas e Smith yesterday A. -. Bossel eo
J. E. Bryan, who was present at the work of laying the same *tas delayed morning on the charge of peddling sH wil 15o a sveati,,n in Ge,:,rgiua. ati1 clo |m A
also, and the claim was, made for 110 without a license. He was sent to ..H e will sene several weeks, ut IS B 1 '.
daystofp the h ad wat aske d what for delay at $10 perk day. The attor ey's jail in default of bond aIn the su1 of Maiss Lillie Jeffries ,f this city Hawkins, F. P. A.. 224 e st.
preparation he had made, for.the pav- ci"y Flas
Ing of Forsyth Street. He replied that opinion in this case was the same as $50, to await the action of till Crim-' returned after a pleasant Visit t: a~~,,\il.Fa
'explained thhat of the Hanks & Co. contract. final Court f. r ends and relatives in ie,,rgia.

heol oeaadtatIsome ecnlybenfac tphe briecokycllctd y eorW FtNrthepr pig ldr-f av t-mrrw"o Tmp, hee r:' p ,.fc B
Ing on the wayn to, ths point by: j sall "J. Barr's Collections. C. Wa. Carson. solled ting passenger' ,MajorlA. J. Rueslti -es xl.-c'ts s'- .-ntu-f i
vessels Mr. Clarkson said that rumors J.f. Barre;s ex-City Attorney, re- agent of the J.. T. & K. W. R. R., w ea\e for a summer, outing in Virginia, -L L
* had reached him that the manufactory ported, io reply to the request of the Personally conduct an excursion over ,.lhero he will spend several week-s.
' of 'the Catskill Brick Manufacyturng board which was made some weeks ago,o that line from this city to Tampa on bishop E. 7:. 30d ,,f this city is ex- WAL L
, 'Company had not yet been built for tat as his clerk was absent from the next Monday. Aug. 19. A very low ,rate, pected back fro m Tampa to -morr, ,w.
the burning,of the brick. Mr. Bryan city and had been delayed by illness, of fare has been provided from allo',Wbete he has be-0en fc, several weeks,
%^ta/h~hi!o ,io ..Oa.,ee h.Mi t-e aig^e poinole t s h ao~ng Sthe lineo road. ^ ^0 ''- I V. Hoyle Hadldoc so Lal^ wi"-ll fB-- -^ ... .S-lB ''.
explained that the manufactory was he hd been unable, to pre. ent an ex-line foad .... v Hadc o L lla wi P A P ER
an old one, and tur t'inthad recently been act report of the money collected by b ev. W. F. Norton. apesiding elder of .i^ave to)-ior,'ow f'ur" Tampa. where h,:
enlarged, and that the work hnad just him on the paving contracts of Bay and the Jacksonville district of the 1etho-...ill visit relatives for several Iee .-
been completed. He then Inquired of Alain Streets. lHe was able to re- dist Church, S outh. will preach at .St r. Barnard W. Fuller of this city P F
the board who the Informant was who port, however,' that he had, collected Matthecwi 's Church. corner of'B/,o eave next wceek for Alabama, where
had conveyed the rumor to any of Its on the Bay Street paving the sum of and Duval Streetszlat 7:36 thisT^ ,i^11isit frie-nds for several weeks. *H

paymembers.nt Mr. Clarkson f ed to $3,010.50' for the benefit.of. the Tennes- At the close of the sermon., he .
naa mntte' cItn. Hyillpmee wasg asked see PhavTuutingabend Brick unvmryak.O theael thrdm (laterl cnene0'"P ".veteda,'S~S ai *T inc of rthis,: c eiter- ur
", i g h.te9attne' befe.. e _x.t ,wmre e. Mainnstteet paving^he rtte Sa m r afYhd e on healrd qurel nen:.i: The ''sn -ro L yhnCit.wendas in..P ensao-, T Oe Steam
; Ingqt te bord, a It as expect tha cit~neinertop^^ ase ws -^peaIC-0 toteSprm istnereati:vek anill lnein.;l o sev-
,t wouldb e le to.'tb speak ed $'2,21n.59, for 'which he as to have ,Savannah has arranged for....l'.".,':'"". '. ,"! ""q: "aY ftntra .
,,.'.d etatraow tdeawas M Blroale accounted to Bisbee & Foster, to be to Boston and return rl Ave next w aya has retrne
A ohsald that 'histoer% appea deformakeapplied con anc mount bf the', paving theavne re A t 17 anf e will pe hne d to
Sthetbo hedqualityiofthrikeshould boe Bridge adtpossibly ofdouraStre e aving ahere the f7 aoi ined esrom Lgthea Springs, Ga., wh1 ere .
up to the specifications of the contract A communication from F. P. Ham- iolc,o of 15 ebeen visiting f .e\'eral weeks ,'
and that it would be delivered I on mar called attention e to -the condition will he given to Boston direct o '
spr thatg thoeqaltyof brick" shol beK^ Bregeandpo sibl of Dua trees "fr~n om,^ S?"; $avnna oil the-' foloi Duvi -o. J- Bt.Sfn C flL~
time, ltwaS a" ete of sidewalks and roadways on West 'Way ot New York. .: c,'and Mrs. A. M ia ,:,f

J. M. Burrs appeared for the'eneral Adams Street, LaVillra. The communi- E. Mouli, h s ',vet ur l are in thE c.ity andl %ill
"':.Eletri Copan, ad akedif hecation was flied as information. charge of embezzlement at the'a heserl" dy be,,eg:,n
board could provide for a reasonable J.S. Price asked that the street lines t o he o t. was "t r o
payment on the claims bf the company in We p ew ner s as lete of the Crimina il yo rd tis *. Ii zant Are, t hed y ter-
IningetheLeatteribforeeteetnextimeetidly.'The matter as referred to th

the board in regard to his proposition frontage on Hubbard Street, between Jacksonville Wheelmen has secured vlilsi rienas until the later part of No- mert of physical culture, with military'drll for
:for furnishing paving material, etc. H- Third apd Fourth Streets, petitioned 'very low rates from all hearts of thbe \eme,', when she wilivreturn to this young men; library *of 6,000 volumes; reading-
was told that he would be given an for new sidewalks, which matter, was State t0 the in this city ct. Mr. Jenison will leave in Sep- room, with leading homeland foreign
equal chance with other bidders. referred to* the City Engineer. on August 27. The announcement .:iofI several weeks aSequiad dchemicaland dphysicaltr W
T. A. -Baya, agent of the Fidelity and Want Dxmages for Delay. these rates were made yesterflay by Miss, Tysen went to Pablo, Beach last separate building for Music and Art Sphools,'
casualty Oompany of New York, sub- Bisbee & Foster asked for somepnro- the Florida.East Coast Line, t'he Flor- eveningg. and will spend the rest of the with artists of established reputationuin charge.
.. mitted a plan for insuring the employer vision for demurrage for the dela of ida Central and Peninsular, and the Sa- week as the guest of Miss Robinson. Opens October 2., Send for catalogue giving full
vi in.o. ...rg e f r h el y o in form atio n io
ees of ,the city electric plant against their'contracts with the ciy in thpav- vannah, Florida and' Western Rain- Miss Rosa Williams went to Pablo a
d h,,:re for~o ceti sthorts tim charea wil re=
,, tion" submitted by Mr. Bays was as was requested to confer with the firm Business in the marriage license line tPort-r, for th orty, ithim a ^'will re-
follows: in regard to the matter. has been rather brisk during the last Miss Ma c ut y w i aferwoulys Mon0ey to Loan on, M0rtga
S. Insurftl City Employees. Mr. Gerow reported that the board Jew -the unty J o-y y is seriously ill days. 10 CoB ug of-
l.,"D. T. erow, chairman: DerSr ha~d been presented with two car loads neie the following lIcen'ses were issued '. "am Ntpigtd 0I 1 7-iT F=FROF=ERTV
: 1 would respectfully call your attention of, paving material by F. E., Bond of yesterday: E. D. #roWn to Catherine Captain George C. Floyd, agent oof tha Dear '-* be ; wsth t t ,
'" > to the'fact .t~hat the employees .of the DeLand,, Which he wished to have the Howard, March Heath to Mamie Jack- Florida East Coast Line, returned yes- In sums of $10,000 to $1,000; /vso wanted to
city connected With the electric plant board put in some place'where it could son, William M: Davis,0 Alice Rich- terdaY morning from a brief trip" to purchase a few smallfrsabot five acres,
'> haav'e no protection whatever in cases' have a fair test. Arrangements will be ardsoni William Oliver to Edins Lewis, Augusta. Ga.. where he went. last Mon- near Jacksonville. Callbnwrit a W
of accident., except that, the board see made for the use of the material in and Charles Alton Block to Della Dan a.Rato,:-'t tend. a meeting of the order of E. J. B HARVEY, Attorney ta
"fit to advance them money for lost this way. iels, All colored. allaywy COl:uctors. The meeting was ,
time.' It bi 'in this connection that I The Recorder reported that he had TeCnr Railro a of G w attended by about ,fifty representatives I a S w
'.,-would ,ddre'ss y olu. of 'ust wil frontr different parts of the South, and rnia Restprant, 27 .
conferred, with eorge 0,. Holmes, agent run an excursion to Atlanta, in connect= Caiori Retuat;17W
..We Issue blanket policies for Just' for the Holmes estatee* An regard to the tio'n- Wi'th' the Pla4nt .System frorn Jack-
SU~np.U esb^hes~p~cle ^arslothI^ ^^gf'te~t~n ^ ^ ^'^^^ nr r^Cr~n, R n ^Breakfast and supper, 25c; Dinner.,0. o
suchpurp~es.These policies axe Is- charges for the paving of the street.In sonville bn August 19.' A very low Dr. Price's Cream Baking' Powder connected rafswithananyS prother25ehouse.Dne'0,No
sued to the employers, the object -being font of the Hol e and B rat .has been fi e for theround ri Dr Vear hre a nda H W cEE, PROPRIETORS.
to I to cover a11 workmen (without regardfk1 Standard, CHOW & L PROPRIE
:%/to hanes ofindyidal emlo~~l~orPro~perty., The charges for t~he grading and the'tickets will be good returning
appeared tobe excessive,, and the mat-till the 23d. Trains will leavethe Ter-W
'_,..Idemhnity for andduring totalidisabil- ter was, referred to,, the City .Engineer minal Station, at 8 a. m. and 6:20 p. .,"
-ity and for, an allowance -at- death, to examine and report to the board and Will, carry through day c',:,aches "W W l- w p Dlars.
whether the employer ,is liable or not: at the next meeting. 'and sleeping cars. >.,""
liab'le. The, premium miscalculated on Mr. Clarkson reported a number of -e-- te With you if you call at our store during this mouth and purchase anything you maydeien ,
Sarah Brown, colored, was arrete
: the stlmated annual pay-oll of all the deficiencies and breaks in sidewalks in ,by Policema oore yuthe musical line., '
men vo-eredsbeingtheqoicy,2' so retasothe citywihad .We will move into our elegant new warerooms by the 1st of,September, and to save the expense of l
- Tndeanity t roviees wages; for were rferrd to the tengineer. where she was locked up ot the charge moving all of our immense stock we are' offering Sheet Music, Books. Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos,
heA E, M lrmiyp A oinedd. 'w of disorderly conduct by using lorofane Accordeons, Music Boxes, and: every tnowu musical instrument, at power prices than ever before Ae
dethifty rtonehl weeks', wages; frdurin hE Mcplure, Apoitii-d. :, ofrd in t'he South, "'.
'i-tlity, conenualf weeks wages during ,Theappointment, Of 'a superintendent made on a warrant sworn out by an- We have three asores (,four floors) packed with'
....t he continuance of thg, same. 'of Construction of the public buildingohrwmnn edElDu ar.S- ,
'* The total number of men employed ?--^ ?0 te~bcmdn other woman named Ella Dunnard-. Sa- \,,
the city, numberofn emled rah will be given a hearing this morn- P 1 F- N O S A N D O RG ANAS N t,
f 'b h iy nCnncinwt h lc erred to. the last part' of "the meeting- 'ing at th Municipal Court. S, AI ED O R GA N
tric plant was stated to be nineteen, On' notion of Mr. Cashen the position A.. aeom:ledwt eod-adisrmntac f y uaeloi
a t a total, salary of $14,340 per year. was given toA. E. Morlureff ca't aslar John Seeley,, a well-known pawn brp- And an outside wareroom fllled with econd-hand instruments, and if, you are looking for Bar-
The offer was made to insure all the -of $100 per month. Itws understood ker, was arrested by Deputy Sheriff gains now is the time to see us. Cash or easy terms, .
Employees at the rate of'$1.60 per ,100 that the new appointee will have charge Vinzant yesterday morning on a war- A
of the total pay roll. The matter was of the construction of thebn ga rant sworn out by Archibald McCallum THE A. B. CAMPBELL CO., 29 E. Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
ofor theic Smith.cion The charg buldng an ,...
Deferred to Superintendent Patterson, will'also act as inspector 'of all ma- agi nst i ce aith. sTe n chrg
to 'be reported at a later meeting, terial used in the building against Seeley is concealing- stolen. f
Use of City Electricity. .,Before, the final adjournment of the property. It is claimed' that he has a r i At
A petition was received from A, K. meeting, the board approved thepa db ae a Al the Latest Sty "A
.Bashan requesting an arc light at the roll of the Engineering Department for from Mr. McCallum, and which he s
corner of. Florida Avenue and Ashley -the week ending ,August 14; it also keeps concealed.' Seeley will be given -- : h
'StreeLt. The matter was referred to "considered several other bills and au- a hearing before Justice., Smith to- .. uL
'Superintendent Patterson to report the proved them. The, meeting thereupon1 day. l / Af
Cost of the same to the board. somn adjourned at 6:30: David Fenbrick, a young white man, ...\. ARl.NGTQM Boo sa o'1U
discussion was aroused between the was arrested by DeputNy Sheriff -%in- / -I p r
., members of the board by this petition PARTY AT 'TH PAID zant yesterday morning,, on a warrant an |
as to thle intention of the organization PARTY AT THE PLACIDE sworn out by Captain Hawkins, Cotn- S '
of the electric lighting 'nlant now _- 'f a +7 J '

A Boldl Atter"pt To Rob.
A bold attempt at Mbbery I& being
perpetrated upon the peol]Me everywhere.
In the South, in the effortse of unaseru-
pulous persons to sell them an Inferior
article to take the place of Sim mohs
Liver Regulator. the Red Z. It's worse
than robbery. It takes the money of
the sick and afflicted, and gives in return
preparations as unlike Simmons Liver
Regulator as Is the character of sueh de-
celvers compared to the man of honor
and integrity. Forewarned is forearmed.
Save your money and protect your
health by taking nothing- but Simmons
Liver Regulator, the Red Z. It's The\,
Old Friend that. for more than sixty
years has blessed the homes of the land,
and brought long life to many a sufferer
with liver troubles. You can rely on its,
doing as much for you. Health and;,
wealth comes to him who takes Simr mons
Liver Regulator. Look for the Red Z
on the front of ,the package, that Is the \
guarantee of the proprietors that the
medicine is genuine. + .

(Persons delsring situations can ad-
vertise in this 'department
without ehaige.).
WANTED-At once, position by a gents' fur-
nishing salesman; references.' Address H. C.,
Lock box 506, Ocala, Fla. ',
WANTED-Situation as typewrltist and stenog- ,
rather by young lady experienced in clerical
work. K., Citizen office.
WANTED-Situation as driver of grocery
wagon; private of public coachman; expert- ''*
,ence In city delivery business; good: reference.
: Address E. A. G., 1215% West Bay Street. ,
WANTED-By middle-aged lady, a position as
housekeeper In a private family, or will take
the care of an Invalid; terms reasonable;
reference exchanged. Address E., Madison,"
F la. ,
WANTED-Position as drug .clerk; six years'
experience; best references; prescription work
prefered. W. P. Talmage, Bartow, Fla.
WANTED-By a printer, a steady situation; ',
four years In the business, and can do any- ,
thing from straight work to Job composition."-
Address ,W. B., Citizen. ,.
WANTED-Auy kind of work, by a willing :
white woman., J. S., care Citizen. "
WANTED-Position as salesman In dry goods
or grocery store, or office work; best refer-
ences., E. A. T.,, Citizen office. .
WANTED-Situation as c'ook or housemaid in n
small family. S. E. W., 816 Lee' Street. '
WANTEb-Positioh by young druggist With "
three years' experience; expert at sod'i foun-
tain; good references. Address Box. 406, Bar-
tow, Fla. ,
WANTED-Respectabsle young woman "wants a- .
position in small family; Is thoroughly ,cm-
petent and has best of references. Address'
F. D., this office., ,
WANTED-A. situation as porter or clerk in a
wholesale or retail grocery hoilse; under-
stands selling, marking, and shipping; refer-
ences given. Address C. R., Post Office.
VANTED-By a nice, competent lady, a po-
sition as housekeeer in Hotel; will work very
cheap, or for board till the winter season
opens. Address Lena J., care Mr. C. Slough,
Daytona, Fla.

WANTED-By a lady, position as housekeeper
in a hotel; has had experience and can give
first-class references as to ability, etc. Ad-
dress K. W., Citizen office.

WANTED-Position by first-class bookkeeper;
mercantile house of manufacturing; unques-
tionable references; no objection to leaving
city. Address W%". W. C., care Citizen.

"ANTED-Situation as watchman, or static
ary engineer. Can grive ,go0d. {efeq.envce
either. A address T ., J,,. .Cl zentob e.o'P,, -

sition. Office Rwork
this office.

VOUNG MAN of 23 years vwIshes position as col-
lector or olerk: best of references, Addresg
"Frank", Citizen. "
WANTED2-Positlon by married man of 31); ex-
perleneed wholesale grocery and transporta-
tion stenographnh r a ntl -r' rit'nl t Gr r'Itl-.

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Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays,.at p P. m., and rel '
turning, leaves Sanford Mondays and Thursdays at 5 a. m. .

General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay Street, Jacksonville,

A. J. COLE, General Passenger Agent, F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr,,VFla. Pass. Agt.,
5 Bowling Green, New York. 204 West Bay St., JacksonVille, Fla..
M; H. CLYDE, A. T. M, JOHN L. HOWARD, Fla. Fr't Agt., /
6 Bowling Greei% New York. Foot Of Hogan Street, Jacksonville. Fi&
D. D. 0. MINK, G. F. A., J. A.'LESLIE, Superintendent, /
12 So. Delaware Av., Philadelphia. Foot of Hogan Street, Jacksonvile, Fi'.&
THNO. G. EGER, T. M., 6 Bowling Green, NewYork., i
WM. P. CLYDE & CO., General, Agents,
18 So 1Ielaware Av., Philadelphia. \ 5.]Bowling Green, New Yorlk.

Q. M. SORREL . . . . ... Manager,
The magnifloent steamships o this line are appointed to sail as follows:

Steamship Dessoug (freight only),
Sunday, August 25, at 3 pmn
Steamship Gate City (passengers and freight),
Monday, August 26, at 6 pm
Steamship Oity of Macon (passengers and
freight) ................ Friday, August 30, at6 pm.
W. L. JAMES, Agent, 13 South Third St.
buavannah to New York.
(Central or 900 Meridian Time.)
City of Birmingham .... Friday, Aug. 2, 3:30 pm
Nacoochee ................ Friday, Aug. 4. 5:00 am,
Tallahassee ............... Tuesday,,Aug. 6, 6:00opm
City of Macon .......... Thursday, Aug. 8, 7.00 ami
City of Birmingham...... Sunday, Aug. 11, 9:00 ag
Nacoochee............... Tuesday, Aug. 123,10:30 amn
Tallahassee ................ Friday, Aug. 16, 2.00 pm>
City of Augusta...........Sunday, Aug. 18. 1:00 pm
City of Birmingham.. ..Tuesday, Aug. 20, 5:00 pm
Nacoochee ................ Friday, Aug. 23, 7:30 am
KaisasCity.............. Sunday, Aug.:25, 9:00 am.
City of Augusta.. .........Tuesday, Aug. 27,41:00 am.
City of Birmingham ....... Friday, Aug. 30, 2:00 pm

New York to Savannah.
Pipr 35, North River-3 p. m. ,
Tallahassee .................... Thursday, August
City of Augusta..... .......... Saturday, August
City of Birmingham ........... Tuesday, August 8
Nacoochee....................... .Thurday, August
Tallahassee .................... 1.Saturday. August 10
City of Augusta .................. Tuesday, August 1
City of Birmingham ............. Thursday, August 15
Nacoochee ....................... Saturday, August"17
Tallahassee...................... Tuesday, August 20
City of Augusta................. Thursday, August 22
City of Birmingham............ Saturday, August 24
Nacoochee ...................... Tuesday, August 27
Tallahassee............ ......... Thursday, August 29
City of Augusta................. Saturday, August 31
rL. WALKER, Agent,
-New Pier 35, North River, New York.
B3oston to Savannah.
Lewis' Wharf-3 p. m, Calling at Philadelphia.
Chattahoochee...... Monday, August 5
Gate City ........................ Saturday, August 10
City of Macon... :............. Wednesday, August 14
Chattahoochee...... .......... Monday. August 19
Gate City.........................Saturday, August 24
City of Macon...... ..........*Wednesday, August 28
North Side of Lewis' Wharf, Boston.
Philadelphia to Savannah.
Pier 39, South Delaware Ave.
Steamship City of Macon (passengers and freight),"
Friday, August 2, at 6 pm
Steamship Degsoug (freight only),
Monday, August 5, at 3 pm
Steamship Chattahoochee (passengers and
freight)............. Wednesday, August 7, at 6 pm
Steamship Gate City (passengers and freight), .
.I Monday, August 12, at 6 pm
Steamship Dess6ug (freight-only), :- 1
Thursday, Auguet 15, at 3 pm
Steamship City of Macon (passengers andfreight),
Friday, August 16,,at 6 pm
Steamship Chattahoochee (passengers and
freight) ............ Wednesday, August 21, at 6 pm


Every Wednesday and Saturday (standardltime), as follows: '
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WM. LAWRY NCE, Captain W. Foster .......'.................. ........Wednesday, August 21, at 6:00 p). u
D.H. MILLER, Captain G. W Billups ........... ...................... Saturday, Argust 24, at 8:30 p. M>
WM. CRANE, Captain Cbas. James................................... Wednesday, August 28, at 12:00 n.
And from Baltimore every Tuesday and Friday at 3 p. m.
Lowest Freight and Passenger Rates to Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, and points reawhea s
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even fraudulent methods; when they|
add to this a power of taxation in their
hands over the people without thehiB
consent; when they obtain control of .
the political power of the State, they.
descend from the role of benefactors
and become the enemies of the people
of liberty, of republican government,
and main pillars of that bridge of sighs
over which the hopes of mankind have
ever passed, only to perish in sorrow
and despair.
With these things I charge the cor-
poration rule party, Its owners, its sup-
porters, its aiders and abettors in any
and every form, and this issue do I
make with them. Their Legislature
in large part. not elected, not
chosen by the people, but false-
ly certified under a fraudulent
election law, and really appointed by
the non-resident owners of the corpora-
tions and the corporation-rule party, j
met last April and adjourned at the
time limited, leaving the fraudulent
election law in force, and leaving the
people of the State at a time of un-
precedented calamity without a sin-
gle measure for their relief.
It would have been not a difficult
task to have assisted me in my efforts
in the United States Senate to use the
public credit, both State and Federal,
in such shape and form as would give
employment, money, and relief to our.-,
people in the construction of public
works and buildings of usefulness and
necessity, and creating a financial sys-
tem which would enable our fruit and
vegetable growers, farmers, and phos-
phate miners, our lumbermen and mer-
chants to obtain ton easy terms the
money to replant, cultivate, and work
their groves, farms aand mines, and fur-
nish them a profitable market by com-
pelling the corporations to. transport
them and their products at reasonable.
and cheap .rates, and repay the 5 per,
cent promised the orange-growers years
ago. But instead of this the time was [
devoted to a consideration of the means
by which the power of the corporation-t
rule party should be perpetuated and[
the white people of the State be placed ',
under the colored, -as witness the Jack-
sonville election and the, State law 'as ;
passed by the Legislature.
Let us rise in our might and effec-
tually put down these conditions, with,
justice, with moderation, but with firm- j
ness let the people assert their power..
Our State of Florida and our Ueople
have everything necessary for pros-
perity and for happiness.
It only ,needs that we shall break the
chains with which we are bound and
make law for the people's benefit and
not for the corporations and their for,
eign owners, and we shall havre abun-
darnce for our people and money for.
all our needs.
The -dawn of the twentieth century,
already colors with cheerful light the;^
closing yeats of the dying era. Let the"
giant of -the people's democracy gird!
his loins, cast off all supurfluous eight',
and hidrance, and prepare for his,n.
pointed task of a victorious cutest
with all the evil forces ,whlel" zr ges
have bound the.-peo-)le to want and
misery, arid which now w~th "redoubled
erergy are seeking to forge and rivet.
the chains of a wretchedness which
shall have no remedy."
Under the sacred inscription on its,
banner of "peace and good will" among
men the people will marshal for a final,
victory over the conditions whictI bin X
them to "struggle on in unnoticed m is-
ery, suffering the. ills of cruelest poo-
e rty, .asking, for labor as a bo,:,n, alt
though it scarce n-ets them an exis-
This is the contest to which you are
challenged, and your State of Florida,"
is the battle-ground whichthe corpora-
tion-trule party -has chosen.
All my time and -all my efforts wll
be given t..:, the rescue of the peo,:,
Florida from the control of thh
who are engaged in these treas,'
and wicked purposes, and -for thh
-^ic^-..a___Duj1JWI~,U opinion NNI-nIgi
withhold support xA4-ni the news
which are published by men wh
sold themselves to foreigners an.(
to perpetrate their power and r
people whose support they b ask
whose midst they arerpublishedl
I hope to meet the friends of
ple and .of government biy th.:_i
.at some ,of the f.:ll',owing tit-vj
places: f~-1
Pensacola, Tuesday an.3 WelIp
October 1 an~d 2; DeFuniak. ThurdW
October 3; C~hipley, Fri~day. October'
4; Marianna, Saturday and' Sun-.
,day, October and 6; Quin-
cy, M~onday, October 7; C~oncor1,
Tuesday, October 8;. Tallahassee,
"Wednesday, October -9; Monticello.
Thursday, October 10; Madison, Friday-
October ,11; i Jasper, Saturday, 'Octo:
bet 12; White Springs, Sunday. nd
Monday, OctOber. 13 and 14; Lake City:,
Tuesday, October 15; Cedar Key,'
Wednesday and Thursday, October 16
and 17, Gaines-;lie, Friday, October.
18; Ocala, Saturday, October 19; Brooks-
ville', Sunday and. Monday, October 20t
and 21; Tampa, TueSday, October 22i
Braidentown and Manatee, WVednesday
October 23; Arcadia, Thursday, October,
24; Purnta Gorda, Friday, October 25;
Myers, Saturday and Sunday, October
26 and 27; Bartow, Monday, October 2;
Kissimmee, Tuesday, 'October 29: Or-
lanido and" Sanford, Wednesday, Otto-,

ber 30; Titusville, Thursday, October
31; West Palm Beach, Friday, Novem-
ber'l; Daytona, Saturday,
2; Palatka, Monday, November 4; St.,
Augustine, Tuesday, November 5; Jack-
sonville, Wednesday, November 6; .Fer-
nandina, Thursday, November 7 ;'
Starke, Friday, November 8; Macclen-
ny, Saturday, November 9.
I shall be free after this date to,
meet the people at such other places,
as they give me notice of, until De-

lands of Southern Britain. Man has
been the unconscious, as well as the
conscious, instrument in the whittling
down of animal size-a result which
can be detected almost immediately af-
ter his appearance on the scene.
The destruction of the gigantic ani-
mals of the later eras by the early
hunting races of mankind is the least
part played by nmn in competition with
existing animal forms. Hunting man
does not, as a rule, increase in numbers.
It was the gradual absorption by high-
er races than the cave dwellers of the
greater part of the natural feeding
grounds available for the support of
the great herbivorous creatures, either
wholly, by cultivation, or partly by oc-
cupation, hunting and the support of
domestic animals, and transferred to
the sole use of the one dominant race,
would account sufficiently for the dis-
appearance or degeneration in size of all
the larger forms. The Bos taurus,
whose enormous skeletons/,are in the
British Museum, and the extinct bison,
both. of which were immensely larger
than their modern representatives, the
wild cattle and the European aurochs,
are instances of creatures which 'are
known to have degenerated since the
appearance of man.
Restriction of range and of feeding
ground consequent on human encroach-
ment are the only obvious explanations
of this fact; and a similar loss of the
necessaries of gigantic existence, due
to other agencies, but identical in its
effects, must account for the disap-
pearance or degeneration of species,
more ancient than the human race.

lie policies. They are by interest, by e
education, and by the- traditions of a
centuries the enemies and opponents of ]
Government by the people. They have c
found in legislative franchises of rail-
way incorporations, which carry with
them a power of taxation of the people
often procured by fraud and bribery,
and in the watered stock by the power
of issuing bonds, the convenient means 0
of vesting all political power in Ve
privileged class; and to this end this a
corporation-rule party is now directing
all Its energies. They have established
at great cost, a corporation newspa-
per, and have subsidized other news-
papers to exalt their own creatures in
the public regard, and to defame, dis-
parage, and vilify all men who have
the courage to be true to the people and
to the Democratic Party and its prin-
The corporation rule party is com-
posed of a few men, some of them sub-
jects of Kings and foreign States, own-
ers of the bonds of the United States
and of public and private corporations,
created under legislative franchises,
with an unlimited power of taxation of
our people. They are organized to
control the political parties of our coun-
try, both the old political organization
and the new, and the prospective ones,
by the purchase of men of influence,
both with money and making them their
paid attorneys, and by supplying them
freely with large sums to buy votes in
conventions and elections, and to pro-
cure false returns, and the establish-
ment in power of a few men, a privil-
eged class, controlling all the powers of
Government for their own enrichment
and for the impoverishment and op-
pression of our people, through cor-
porate franchises granted to them for
public purposes and not for the control
of elections.
They have even corrupted some of
the professed ministers of the gospel,
and made thepi their emissaries-to per-
form the part of Judas Iscariot again
in destroying the bread of life for the
people, and fixing upon them and their
families the galling yoke of a cruel pov-
erty and want which always lead to
suffering and degredation and to the
suppression of personal liberty to the
end that they and their families should
revel in wealth beyond even the dreams
of' the most avaricious men of other
The railroads are at their disposal,
and free transportation is furnished to
their agents and emissaries, and to all
who, at the time of an election or the
choice of delegates to conventions, will
obey their will and support their can-
These men have selected our State of
Florida as one to be controlled by
them. They "have expended great
sums of the money, which they have
taken from the people, in controlling the
conventions, the elections, the judicial
decisions and the exercise of executive
power in our State. They .largely own
and control the newspaper press of the
State and of the United States. They
have served notice on our people that
they will not allow me to be re-elected
to the Senate, and that the representa-
tives in Congress from the State must
De men who, will do their will and be
selected by them, and by their repre-
sentatives. ,...
I accept therfr challenge and defy and
denovnce Ilir power. I shall expose
their frauds, their corrupt practices,
their criminal violations of the laws of
the State, and the United States, and
appeal to the people of Florida to over-
throw their power and protect them-
selves, their .families, and ,their prop-
erty.from their oppression and" their
treasonable p,rposes. This is the is-
sue, and upon its solution, by the
triumph of the people under Demo-
cratic organization all our liberties de-
To overcome the great power of cor-
porate influerue and accumulated
wealth in conventions and elections,
and to restore the principles of Demo-
! a lnve our free government
%ii Cn 'dsru`Mt1r -arid t(> unatS~e -4-T
,mote the britelrest and happiness of the
people,.we 'must organize in every
county and neighborhood, by selecting
committee of persons of unquestionable
integrity, who cannot be bought, who
will pledge themselves to give their
time and attention to this great andi
patriotic work. And to enroll the peo-
ple who are willing to become mem-
bers of Democratic clubs, organized to
secure these ends, and to create a pub-
lic opinion which will prevent and pun-
ish withi stern condemnation all~persons
who shall continue by corrupt practices
corporation rule in this State.
We must not allow the Democratic
Party, the child of Thomas Jefferson,
the apostle of human liberty, and the
, uplifting of 'the people from a. condi-
1 tion of hopeless poverty, cruel suffer-
- ing, .and degradation into comfort,,
- manliness, and j independence, .to, be
- turned from the work to which he ap-
- pointed it of regenerating the political
f and industrial condition of the people,
Sto .be the tool and instrument of. the-
* mean ambition and the cold and grasp-
Sing avartce of a few' men.
r. To the end that you may appreciate
1the serious character of the conspiracy
t to overthrow your control of 'the poli-
:tical .power of your State, I publish
Herewith a letter from one of our most
r intelligent citizens, a man -*of' excellent.

mind and intelligence, and of the high-
e est character, both as a business man
e and a member of -society. In due time
his name and those of the other parties
will be made public. One of the per-
e sons described in the letter is a leading
e lieutenant of the foreign oligarchswho
1 are seeking to destroy republican gov-
ernment in our country, and the other
is a Democrat, a friend of the people
" and of Democratic government, and a
_ man whose word will be taken any-
'. The letter is as follows:






Responsible for Their Disappear-
e, Having Occupied Their Feed-
Ground, Besides Hunting and
llling Thema-Their Huge Size.
F. the Chicago Times-Herald.
sitors'to the zoological gardens and
tl natural history museum have
d, btlss sought some explanation of
tl monstrous skeleton of the iguano-
d n recently set up in the galleries of
S uth Kensington, by inspecting the
t o large iguana lizards which have
Jist arrived at the zoo, says the Lon-
dbn Spectator. The result is not likely
tb aid scientific or unscientific inqui-
ri es' to any great degree. The iguano-
din. was so named from the resem-
blance of its teeth-the first part of the
skeleton discovered-to those of the
iuana lizard; and though this happy
collectiono, which occurred to Mr.
Slutchbury when Dr. Mantell was
arearhing the drawers of the Hunter-
4'n museum for teeth resembling some
which h he had discovered in the Tilgate
forest, served to show that they belong-
ed to some monstrous form of vegeta-
ble-eating lizard, there is not much
else in the form of the living iguana
t) explain the mode of existence of
a terrestrial lizard thirty feet long,
'Which fed on leaves like a giraffe, and
*alked or hopped on its hind legs like
!gigantic kangaroo..
The iguanqodon was one among many
huge extinct reptiles, some feeding
wholly on vegetables, some on fish,
while some were wholly carnivorous.
So much can be gathered from the
structure of their teeth. But this
scarcely explains their place and, func-
tion on the earth when they lived;
neither does it account for their enor-
mous dimensions, the gradual decrease
in the size of somewhat similar crea-
tures of to-day, or for the total disap-
pearance of the greater number of
types. The circumstances of the dis-
covery of the iguanodons, though inter-
esting, throw little light on their habits,
though one of the most interesting
"finds" of recent days, in the eyes of
the paleontologists. The character and
probable size of the creatures had been
accurately predicted by Sir Henry
Owen from fragments discovered by
Dr. Mantel in the Weald of Sussex,. But
in, 1878, in a clay bed, 350 yards deep, in
'the workings of the Bernissat Colliery
in Belgium, the skeletons of twenty-
,nine iguanodons were found together.
It was not until seven years later that
two were mounted in the courtyard of
the museum at Brussels; the first which
has been seen in England is' only now
seen at 'South Kensington. The struc-
ture of the head and jaws shows that
they had not only teeth adapted for
vegetable feeding, but in all probability
a prehensile tongue and lips, Which ena-
bled them to use their long necks for
browsing on the tops of trees, just as
the giraffe does' But the discoveries
of Prof. Marsh in the "bad lands" of
North America showlthat side by side
with this s"giraffe-lizard" were others
which filled the places or the carnivor-
i ous land animals of our day,'or haunt-
ed rivers and swamps, like the modern
crocodiles. Others assumed bat-like
forms, and were able to fly. Yet they
in no case developed into higher forms,
.or presented any other than the com-
min features of reptile structure mod-
ified for the part which they, had to
play in life. Their function was limited
to that of "assuming some of the char-
ics presented byanimals much
in the scale of leing. that flour-
the present day", sh,:owing that
.. A. Hutchinson has aptly, called
^- of ainticfpat:n'" rather than,an
I le of progressive development.'
ize of Prehistoric Animals.
^^ydispropotion in. size between so
^ of the creatures of the prehistoric
t^ and of our own era is more strik-
ndl^~ less easily accounted
su:.ubstituthon of the more perfect
*fs of mammals for marsupials or
ur*nic. ilzards having approximately
^Rsame functions. 'Not all the crea-
IHs of the epochs of gigantic animals
were gigantic. Side.'by side with the
iguahodon and .its fish-eating relations,
the mososaurus and megalosarus, there
lived small quadrupeds, fish, dragon
flies, and other creatures not remarka-
'ble, for size.. But whether they as-
sumed the characteristics of modern
and more. advanced species, as the car-
ni~vorous lizards did.those of the car-
nivorous mammals, the fish-eating liz-
ards those of the whales and sea lions
and the leaf-eating iguanodons .those
of the giraffe, or were extinct mem-
bers of existing species, such as the
monster tortoises, the mammoths, and
straight-tusked elephants, or the Bos
urus and Irish elk of Great Britain,

great size is the general concomitant
of great antiquity in early. forms of
living creatures. The fact is proved
by their skeletons, and admits of nO
question. Yet each monstrous skeleton
asks a very pertinent one.
The globe was no larger than the
globe is now. There was no more sur-
face space; its natural features were
iprobaly on no larger scale than we see
them to-day. The trees and grasses of
the "reptile era" were not more luxu-
riant 6r of greater size than they are
now. No fossil tree has-been found
as large as the "big trees" of Califor-
nia, and the "mares-tails" and tree-
ferns which grew in the. marshes and
on the river banks were not more nu-
tritious than the plants which form the
food of the hippopotamus /of to-day.
Yet in a world. of the same/size, ,of not
greatly different' physical features,
with no PmonstrouA growth of plants,
,,with water and atmosphere neither
more nor less favorable to the growth
oaf li-Ving tissues, one class of organic
forms, the animals, were. enormously
larger than those of the present day,
both in proportion .to the rest of or-
ganic nature and to the actual surface
of the globe on which. they lived.
Where Big Beasts Thrive.
"But in the 'bad lands' west of the
Mississippi Valley, old 'lake deposits of
enormous size, the remains of gigantic
Creatures have been found in multi-
tudes. They were not'isolated gigantic
individuals like the European elk,' or
even ,the Indian rhinocerous, but mem-
1beis- of numerous, and in some cases of
gregarious tribes. The food necessary
for the support of the noncarnivordus
species was found, probably, not in a
richer vegetation than now exists in
Tropical forests, or in an extent of the
area of such vegetation beyond what is
now found in the tropical and temper-
ate zones, but in the practical undis-
puted possession Which these creatures
enjoyed of the whole of the earth's ,sur-
face on which their food would grow.
As higher forms of life successively
became dominant and took the place of
those which had, preceded them,, the
gigantic size remained fairly constant.
The degeneration in size -and extinction
of many of the larger species can b4
explained,'without reference either to
natural catastrophes, or a gradual
I'freezing out" by the advance of glacial
ice. There is no climatic reason why
the .monster elephant of the Sewalik
Hills should not be found in the Indian

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The Magnificent Steamshlps of this Line are appointed to sail as follows

(STANDAB TnraX.) .,
From New Torhk F lrom Jacksonvilll for
(Pier 89, B. R.) STEAMER. Charleston and New Yorkd
Friday, July 26, at3p.,m ................ IROQUOIS .......... Thursday,Aug. 1, at 2:00p.m
Tuesday, July 30, at3p. m ............... CHEROKEE..;........ ... Sunday, ,Aug. 4. at 4:00a.,Db
Friday, Aug. 2, at 3 p. m ............. SEMINOLE ............... Thtirsday.Aug. 8, at 6:00 a.M,
Tuesday, Aug. 6, at3p. m ......... "..:...IROQUOIS................. Sunday, Aug. 11, at,, 8':00 a. m
Friday, Aug. 9, at3p. m ..............ALGONQUN.,............ ThursdayAug. 15, at 110:0 a. n
Tuesday, Aug. 13, at3p. m,............. M..CHEROKEE .............. Sunday, Aug. 18, at 2:00 p61.m
Friday, Aug. 16, at 3 p. m ................. IROQUOIS................ Thursday, Aug. 22,.at .600 a. m
Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 3 p. m ..............ALOONQUIN .......... Sunday, Aug. 25, at 8:00 a; t
Friday, Aug. 23, at 3 p. m ..... ......... SEMINOLEV.............. Thursday, Aug. 29. at 12:00 n.,
Monday, Aug. 26, at3 p. m ............... CHEROKEE ............... Sunday. Sept. 1, at 1:30'p. m
Wednesday, Aug. 28, at 3p. m ................ IROQUOIS................. Tuesday, Sept. -3, at 4:00a.-w
Friday, Aug. 30, at 3 p. m ........... ALGONQUIN.............. ThursdaySept., 6,at 6:00aw. m




Captain W. A. SHEAW, /

My Dear Sir: I had a talk with --.. "
He told me that he, would make affm- Between Wooden-Legged Pedestri-
davit that -- told him, "We used to ans and Nogent-sur-Marne. '
take the 'crackers' to beat the 'nig- From the Lancet.,
gers' with. Now we take the 'nigger' Nogent-sur-Marne, a city not hitherto,
to beat the crackerr' with." I told him pelebratr as a snoratincit nter, ha t rn-n
thatI, thought it was. high time that celebrated as a sporting center, has ren-
men .appearing and posing as Demo- dered itself famous by inaugurating a.
crats -and running the Democratic Party series of running contests for wooedtn-
were exposed and put down., I hope legged athletes. Not long ago. in re-
they will be, but' they. have money and sponse to a general invitation, no,
no conscience, no principles, no pa- fewer than sixty-seven individuals who,
triotism, no scruples, and are work- had lost either a leg or a thigh comnpe-
ers, but. they can't fool- all the people. ted-for a. number of prizes, the distance
all the time, -." to be covered amounting in every case
in conclusion,. I do not encourage or to 200 metres. The enterprising crip-,
advocate ,extreme,.opinions, or hostile ples were divided into cuissards and
action toward non-resident, ownership jambards, and contrary to'what might
of corporate rights, or property inter- have been expected the "grand chanim-
ests, nor do I seek to diminish the just pion" turned up among the former
esteem and public regard'for the men class. M. Roulin,,whose thigh had to
of executive ability and large execu- be amputated in 1887 in consequence of
tive enterprise who may conceive use- an -accident, succeeded in getting over
ful public works. the course (about 220 -yards) in'the very,
In my public action in the Senate, I remarkable time of 30 seconds; whereas
have spoken in terms of high corn- M. Florant, the mostispeedy jambard,,
mendation of such men in connection took- 36 seconds, and. was, moreover,
with our own State, and its public easily defeated by the second and third
works. But. when. they become secret cuissards as well as by the champion.
conspirators -to control the political' There' was'also a. race'for juniors, but
power of the ,people; when they corrupt the youngsters failed to approach the
public officials; when they command veterans,. thl winner's time being 35
the support of their employees for poll-' seconds. The proceedings ended/ with
tical and personal ends; when, for their a course de consolation, which was car-
own selfish and personal interest, they tried off in 33 seconds by M. Mansire.
seek to disturb the settlement of the but whether this gentleman was a cuis-
race differences in our State, which has sard or a jambard is not stated. Alto-
left the white- people in control of the,1 gether,. the meeting, or match as our
political power of the State, at the risk French friends palled it, was a great
-of reviving "'and renewing the civil success, 'affording endless delight to
strife. the b>loodshed, the crime, anrd all both competitors and spectators. -If
the -dangers of servile disorder to our a similar show were to be organized in

.Savannah to Boston.
Gate City..................SUndayAug. 4, 5:00 am
Chattahoochee ........ ..Tuesday, Aug. 13,10:30 amn
Gate City.................. Sunday, Aug. 18, 1:00 pm
City of Macon...... ,....Thursday, Aug. 22, 7:00 pm
Chattahoochee ...... .... Tuesday, Aug, 27,i11:00 am


savannah to Philadelphia. '
Dessoug .................. Tuesday, Aug., 1, 2:00 am
Dessoug............ ...... Saturday, Aug. 10, 8:00 a9
Dessoug............. .... .Tuesday; Aug. 20, 5:00 pnm
Dessoug.....................Friday, Aug, 30, 2:00 pm

J, P, BECKWITH,. F.I& P, A,, Pier 35, New York.
C, 6, ANDERSON, Agent, W, E. ARNOLD, 6. T, P, A.

For further information, address
206 W. Bay St., Jackhonvit-
nsger, W. P. TURNER, G. P. A.,
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J. J. CAROLAN, Agent,
Savannah, Ga.
J. 0. WHITNEY, Traffic Mai
Baltimore, Md.






He Denounces the Wicked, Wicked
Corporations, et al., and Will Pre-
pare & Plan of Campaign for
the Senatorial Contest.

The following letter in circular form
Is being sent out from Washington to
persons In Florida at this time:
An open letter to the people of Flor-
Ida: I take this method of replying to
many Jetters urging me. to meet the
people in different parts of the State.
I shall canvass every, county in the
State next year, commencing early in
the spring, as a candidate for re-elec-
tion to the Senate by the people.
In the meantime I will meet such of
them as may wish to confer with me as
to publlo affairs, at the times and places
stated in this notice.
It Is not my purpose to make speeches
or engage in public discussion at this
time, unless specially desired; my ob-
ject is to consider with all who may
wish to do so the political condition In
>ur State, and the necessity of organi-
zation, to prevent the denial of the
right of suffrage to our people, the
overthrow of the Democratic govern-
ment in the State, and the control of
our elections by, fraudulent conven-
tions, false counts, bribery, and corrupt
practices. The corporation-rule party
has deprived the people of their right
to vote, and has taken away from
them free homes on the public lands
and fraudulently conveyed them to
private persons and to corporations. It
has nullified the homestead laws of the
United States and of the State of Flor-
ida, and has deprived the people of all
control over their own affairs, and es-
tablished the government of aliens and
foreigners over them. It now seeks to
secure further control of the people by
reviving the angry controversy of the
races and the dominance of the colored
element over the whites, not by their
votes, but by counting them as corpora-
tion-rulevoters under the name of Dem-
crats. It has suppressed the will of the
Democratic people in conventions, and
denied them the right to vote In elec-
tions by secret and open bribery of both
white and colored people.- In brief, I
wish to consider, with such persons as
may allow it, the most effective means
of restoring to the people the govern-
ment oe the State under Democratic
principles and policies, against the
shameless and corrupt men who main-
tain a newspaper controlled by persons
who* have no regard for truth or de-
cency of conduct; who, It is believed by
the people of the State, have sold them-
selves to defame and misrepresent all
men who are true to the people and to
the Democratic Party, and to place in
power men who falsely claim to be
Democrats, while they are In fact the
enemies of the Democratic Party and
of the Democratic principles.
The political condition in our State
Is one which gives cause for serious
alarm to all persons who do not believe
in aristocratic and arbitrary govern-
SA N of i-eat wealth, derived
"1.1-n ,. .. franchises,

onmeasures to band
4( .'. togetherr the colored people, and by add-
Ing to them the small minority of the
white people, to suppress the great ma-
jority of the white race. To these they
have added all the corrupt practices of
the reconstruction era. in false counts
and fraudulent returns until the will
of the Democratic people has been and
I Is entirely suppressed.
There is no doubt that ninety-nine
hundredths of the Democratic Party
of the State, and an equal proportion
of the intelligent Republican voters,
and of the Populists, abhor with a
righteous contempt the men who
belong to the corporation-rule party,
and condemn their attempt to steal
into power by purchasing with cor-
poration money delegates to conven-
tions and voters in elections, under the
false pretense that they are Demo
crats, and that it is for the benefit oi
the Democratic Party.. Organizati6r
of the true men of the State, who re-
spect and honor principle and a brav
and manly devotion to government b3
t lhe people, will bury in the grave of ar.
everlasting contempt the corporation-
*rule party, its newspaper, its Benedici
Arholds, and its advocates and sup-
porters, who, to secure political powei
to. the persons owning thae corporations
/of the ,State, are seeking again to review
the war of the races, and to place th
white people of the .State under th
control of the colored population, lee
by men who profess for this purpose
to be Democrats, although heretofore
known as "extreme and radical Repub.
licans, and as extreme and .radica:
Democrats, now bound together in ar
unnatural and unholy alliance which
in some counties, proscribes the whit
people who do not belong to. the cor

poration-rule party from holding omce
and suppresses their votes by count-
ing the colored people for the corpora-
tion candidates. This shameless cor.
1 porite oligarchy which dares, unter
the cover of a few white men claiming
to be Democrats, to defy and tramp..
on the white people of the State, mus
be, taught that the people of Florida
of all political parties, are the. loya
(supporters and defenders of Govern-
menf by the- people;. and that we, and
our wives and children, cannot be made
slaves by a few men who expend the
money derived from the legislative
:" franchises. granted to them to corrup
the exercise of political power and
deprive the people of all control over
the Government of their State.
,Our people, by a great majority, be
long to the Democratic Party, 'vtna
believe in, Democratic principles and
policies. Our organization, therefore
tnust be as Democrats, -and in the
Democratic Party, but none the less
may we claim the support of all citi
zens of all politicalparties to pnite with
us in defending the, Government of the
people and preserving political power
in their hands; and in bringing to the
bar of justice, before an outraged peo
ple, those who are seeking to over
throw our institutions and to oppress
our people.
To preserve this free Government o
the people, which was achieved by ou
forefathers a~t the cost- of\ blood and
self-sacrifice, which affords the only
hope to tlhe people of betcvring tfe!I
condition a-gainst the attack of its ene
mies in our midst, will require our mos
\ energetic efforts. As Democrats, believe
*ing in the principles of the -Democrati
Party, and in the Government by th
people and for the people, we are bound
hb all our traditions and all our prin


iBSw'.ukeSons &Co.'l^ iK


High Grade Tobacoeo
AND 3 ***

New York, Charleston, and Florida .Line

Philadelphia, 0harleston' and Jacksonville Line
For the present and until further notice, Steamer ,,YEMASSEE" is intended to-
CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA SUNDAYS, Close connection ,made at
Charleston With Clyde Florida Steamers for business to and from Jacksonville autt '
all Florida points. Also, Philadelphiamad interior points via Philadelphia.

P ,St.,Johns River Line

'For Sanford, Enterprise, and Intermediate Poits. onitt -..
St. Johns River.

.25a ......
10 10 a .....

No. --No. I STATIONS No. 2!No. -
Daily Except Sunday.
........ 7 4-5 a L.. New Smyrna.. Ar 1 10 p .......
....... 9 13 a Ar.. Lake Helen...Lv 11 40 a .......'
........ 9 37 a .Orange City..... 11 18 a .. .....
........ 9 45 a .Orange City J... 1 10 a .......



All trains d&fly betw-c-Ja c n-TiUl and-Ot; An l. '"" ... o -- .- .'."' ..
Trains 23. 25, 26, and 78, south ofSt. Augustine, daily except Sunday.' -": *.,.
Train 208 every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Train 20 every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturda.
This Time Table shows the times at which trains.may be expected to arrive at and depart from the
several stations, but their arrival or departure at the times stated is not guaranteed, nor does the com-
pany hold itself responsible for any delay or any consequences arising theretrom.
Vice President. General Passenger Agent.

" Train 23' leaves New York 9:00 p. m.; Washington, 4:30 a. m.; Charleston, 10:12 p.m.; -_savannah, "1-
a. m.; arrives Jacksonville, 7:65 a. m.; Sanford,l:00 p, m.; Winter Park, 2:09 p.m.,, Orlando, 2.26p.m,;
Bartow, 6:00,p. m.; Plant City,5:85p. m.; Tampa, 83:00 p. in. Train 36 leaves New York 9 A.m. WVa's
ington, 3:30 p. m.; Charleston, 6:57 a. f.; Savannah, 7:66 a. m.- arrives Jacksonv.ll, 1: p. I..;
Bartow, 7:40 p. m.; Plant City, 7:20 p. m,; Tampa, 8:00 p. m.; Port Tampa, 8:-3 p.- m.. TrnS trom he
West via Montgomeryarriveo Jacksonville 7:66 a. m. and 11:30 p. m., Trains from theWent via Tiflon
and Waycross arrive Jacksonville 7:5S a. m. and 11:30 p.m. -
No. 32 carries Pullman sleeping carfPoiTampa andWaycrossmto New York. No. 32 carries Pullman
sleeping car jacksonville to Cincinnati via, Waycross, Montgomery. No. 78 carries
Paulman sleeping car Jacksonville to New York. Nio.78oarrieasa'mn sleeping car Jacksonville to
St. Louis via Thomasville, Montgomery, and Nashville. No. 78 carries Pullman sleeping car Jack-
sonville to Macon Atlanta, Chattanooga, and Nashville. I -._ ._
Through tickets sold to all points and sleeping oal space secured at company-B office, 1S8 West B&y
Street, or at passenger station. I ,, I
passenger Traffi Manager. Asst. Gen. Pass. Agt. Tray. Pass. Agt.

Time Table NORTH,
in effect August 12, 1895. No. 32. No. 78. No. 208.
Lv ....... .... Jacksonville.............. Ar 7 30 am 4 00 pm .... ......
......... .Green ove Spring. ......... 603am 466pm ....... ....
....... ......... Palautka--. ....... .., ...... 46Sam 4 06 pm 2 36pm
.............. Huntington ................ 3 60 am 3 098pm 1 16pm
.... .... Crescent City Junction .......... 3 46 am 3041pm 100Ipm
Seville ................... 3 22-am 243pm 1230pm
. ... DeLeon Springs ............. 242am 208pm 1.0am
............Berestord ................ 2 16 am 1 46jm 10 1am
LAr .... DeLand I ........ Lv....: ......... 20po 0 ..........
Ar ... .. ........Sanford .............. .,v 1 26 am 100pm 91D0a
Ar ..Orlando .............. -v 116S0pom 1136 am Tues......
A ......'. Kli~simmee ............. Lv 1106pm 10 66 am Thurs....
Ar .......... .... Bartow ............... Lv 5 60pm 9800 am Sat .......
Ar ..... ...... Punta Gorda ........... Z-v t1 20pm ...... .... .... ......
Ar .............. Tampa ................ -Iv 7 40pm 8 20 am ........
Ar ............ Port Tampa ..... ...... -.v 7 00 pm 7 30 am ..........
Lv .. ........ Port Tampas............Ar 2 30 pm Thurs. and sBn.
Arr .............. Key West...............Lv 10 00 pm Wed. and Bat.
ar .......... Havana............. Lv 31 20pm Wed. and Sat.

Jacksonille and Atlantic Railway Co.
IN EFFECT MONDAY, JUNE 17, 1895, 10. A. M:
Lv. Jacksonville .....10:00 a. m. and 5:00 p. m.
Lv. Pablo Beach ...... 7:30 a. m. and 3:30 p. m.
Lv. Jacksonville 10:00 a. m., 2:00 and 6:00 p. m.
Lv. Pablo Beach 8:40, 1:00, 5:00 and 9:00 p. m.
J. W. ARCHIBALD, Pres. andd Gen. Mgr.

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A.- Sure lning

To be sure of Through Cars,
To secure Lowest Rates
To Points North and West,
Take the

Louisvile and Nashville Railroad
Florida Passenger Xgent.
206 W. Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla.


8 16 a Lv JakosonvitieAr
t 2 05 p Ar.. Enterprise. Lv
2 28 p Ar....Osteen. ..Lv
3 58 p Ar..La Grange..Lv
4Q6p Ar..Tituaville..Lv
8 15 a Lv.JacksonvilleAr
t12 30 p Lv.. Sanford...Ar
12 42 p Lv...Monroe.. .Ar
2 30p &r.. Oakland ..Lv
460p Ar....iTrilby ....Lv
8 30 p ArTar.Sprine..Lv.




,, -. ,--,:,,^ ^;%.

995. ""




Range of Prices Was Chiefly Within
Fractioff TLimits--Close Was Firm,
and Gen\ 4 Higher-Bond Trading
Was ti-uiert-with Sales at $1,8412,000.
(By Associated Press.) -
New York, 1N. Y., Aug. 15.-The share spec-
ulation to-day was without special feature.
The tone of the market was better than yester-
day, but the trading was dull unto stagnation.
The frost scare having subsided there was some
covering in the grangers, and the fact that
no further engagements, of gold for shipment
to Europe were announced, helped to strenrgthenf
the general market. The easier tone of the
sterling exchange market was also a favorable
influence. The movement of prices was very
narrow, not exceeding fractional, limits, ex-
cept in few instances. The market closed firm
and generally higher.
Bonds, were quiet with sales of $1,842,000.
Atchison ............ 15% North American Co. 6%
Adams Express.. ...147 Northern Pac........ 43
Alton, Terre Haute.. 42 Northern Pac. pfd.. 17%,
Alton. T. H., pfd.... -- U. P., D. & G........ 6Y
American Exvress..113 Northwestern ....... .101M
B. & O................ 64% Northwestern, pfd..115
Canada Pacific ...... 52 New York Central...101%
Canada Southern.... 56 N. Y. & N. E ......... 626
Central Pacific ...... 18 O. & W............... 17%
Ches. & Ohio........ 21 Oregon Imprvement 10
Chicago & Alton ..... 160 Oregon Navigation.. 24
C., B.& .R........... 9u% O.S.L.&U. N...... 8Y
Chicaeo Gas...:. .. 60% Pacific Mail........'. 28%
Consolidated Gas.. 142 P., Dee& Evans...... 6%
C., C.,.&St.,L..... A8Y Pittsburg,........... 162
Colb. Coal & Iron... 7 Pullman Palace.....172
Cotton Oil Certs .... 25% Reading .... ........, 18Y4
Del. Hudson .......... 130Y Richmond Terminal -
Del., Lack. & West..1613 Richmond T.. pfd.. -
Den. & R. G., pfd... 47 Rio G. W............ 17M
Dist. & C. F. Co...... 21 Rio G. W., pfd.....:. 40
East Tenn............ Rock Island ......... 79Y
Erie .................. 8% St.L. & S. F.,lstpfd-
Eri eLpfd3............. 0 St.Paul .............. 71;',
Fort Wayne .........162 St. Paul, pfd .........u12
Great Northern, pfdl2,i St. Paul & 0........ 41
C. &E. I., pfd ...... 102 St. Paul & 0. pfd,..llS:j
Hocking Valley ...... 24,3 Southern Pacific.... 2.72
Illinois Central..... 99 Sugar Refinery.... .114i
St. Paul & Duluth... 28 Tenn. Coal & lron.. 2"9
K. & T., pfd ......... 3&j Texas Pacific ........ 12,%
Lake Erie &W....... 26 Tol. & O.Cen., pfd.. 78
Lake Erie & W., pfd 89Y Union Pacific ........ 13%
Lake Shore............150 U. S. Express ........ f,
Lead Trust........... 353 Wabash, St. L. &.Pao 9
L.&N... ... .. ",'.6t W.,St.L.& P.,pfd. 21%
t. & N. A ............ 8Y4 Wells Farxo Ex. ...118
Y~anhattan Cons'd..117' Western Union ...... P3%
M & C.............. 15 W ,& L. E... ........ ist.,
Michigan Central...110 W. \ L. E., pfd...... 52.
Missouri Pacific..... 37% Am. sCot. Oil ......... --
Mobile & Ohio ....... 24, Am Cot. Oil pfd... 74
Nashville & Chat.... 7n, St. P. M. &- M....... 115LL
X. Cordage.......... 2h Southern Ry., com.. 135^
W-. Cordage, pfd..... 5% Somthern By. pfd... 4114
Y. J. Central........104% Tobacco...,......... 108S I
Xorfolk & Wes.. pdf 13% Tobacco. pfd ....... Ill
Money Market.
Money on call easy at 1 per -:.nrt. Last ,:an
1 per cent, closed 1 per cent. Mer.-antile papl:er.
3Y4@3Syc. Sterling exchange easy. with actual
'business in bankers' bills at .S'i' t:,r
demand, and at $4.89% for ixtyv ,j:1.%: p.:.te,.i
rates, $4.90@4.91;' commEr,.ial .,bilk. H.,'::.'*,
4.88%. Silver certificates, ..;.t'.7 .:
U7.,.84pnew reg,. 121% 1M. T. I 4s ...... P--L.
U. S. 4s, new coup...121% M. K. T. 2d 4 c....... 6)
U. S. 5s, reg ..........115 M 1tual Urion 6s.. .M0
U.S. 58, coup!........15 N.J.Ceu. Gen'15s. 117?
U. S. 4s, reg..........112 Northern Rac. lets .in171
U. S. 4s, coup ........ 11` 1 N rthern Pac. =2d.... 102%
U. S. 2-i.reg..... ... *991. Northwest C n ols .1414'
Pacifdc6sof '95.....T,) N.W..S.F. deb.5s..112%
Atchison 4sg.......... S1 1R. G. West.lts ....... 76.
Atchison, Second A. 33'4, t.Pul C'onsol 7S 1261
Canada So. 2ds ...... 104ls St. P. C. Sz P. W. 5s 115
Cen. Pac. lsts oft '105.If2 iSt. L. lq 1. 3. ien. 5- 19
Den. & R. 0. 7s...... 115',j St. L., r8. F. Oen.6sllO
Den. & R. G.,4s ...... SS Tex. Pac. Ists....... .34
Erie 2da....... .... *8-4 Tex. Pac. 2d......... 29
Or. H. &q. A. 6s ..... 104 U. Pac. Ists of '16 ...107
G. H. ,v S. A. 7s ... 1 3 West Shore 4a ....... 107,
H. t T. Cen. 5s/'....llu So. By. 35s............ S6%
H. & T. Cen. 6s .....I0S
4 Bid.
Dank clearings. -i,,,72.r.4: balan,. 'r. ...9,-967' .
I:,cvernnir-,nt b,:,nJ.- ea- tr fur new 4S andn-5sz"
steady for .,, t .'r 4. Railr.:.a.l r,,:.n, irregular.r-";'I-

ai tha ,t 1-L .-C %
clii- .\' the r-:Fjlt .rt a I-,-ari.- statement b.y'"
Neill to the eft'>:-t that th- bur-au report ,in thie;
,:..:,n.Jit .:,n ,:,f th e- I:,:1, was inic-,:,rrec('t; that the,
Ensli-h miark-t d'J.:lin 2. -",; rp intz as a result',.
i:,v: ,only "a r:,rti-n ,:,t' the 1 i.;.. an.] closing
at a n-t A-L.lin-e .:f 1.t' ,l.13 p,:,inti. T English
raetkn--' V1a1 0; U'ir- t., the trade here.'
Th, :--.-,n,]u.:.t ,-," toel N.-w Y.-,rk market later. in
tl'e i '?.:..,:on w -- a greatter ,ur|:rise in the way
that it re,_i-?te,:l the l':,:-il ielln? T pressurf-.
E\-.:l..h,,.l\"- _eeme,-] t-.1 ,e .. I:,,,' Ae,:- t.:, wait for
nr.,re i[if'.:,rriati.:,n ai.:,,ut the cr.,l.,p.iartic.-ularly
that o' '?,:,uthwve.t Texa'.
S[,,:.t e,:.:tt,:,n :loe,.1 riuiet. M hilllin-_? upland.J
"7 9-1-,i:: g,:,,:,,. gu[t. 7 13i-1C;.: satle-. 21, l.,ale-.
Futures. ,',pene.] s-teady~. Sale.-. 6i.3ii l~ale'i.
January. 7.4%:\ Fel-ruary. 7.._;:?,>: Mar>:h. 7.%. ;
S-i.,tember. 7.2;'..:,: (:Oe*t, ^.3:...._ : N<:\ em ber.
7.57L : Deceemh_r. 7.-i2>:. Futu,-es Sales-. W9i.i,,o i:,le?. Januar"y. 7.47,.:.: E l:,ruar,.
,.^.-":: M arch. ,.7.:.7:. lM a.y. ,._7, .Augus-_t. 7... ..
O'c>t.:,l.-r. ;.2.;,'; No\-emth,-r. :.2.ic; [,eeembeir.
7. 42,:.:
Li..*:rt,,,,:,l. E.ngl-an~l. A ua. l"..--i:',:,tt,:,n--Sp,:,t.
n.:...l- r.-tte ,ie m a n,:. pri,.:e-- fa \,:, I:,,J ve rs.
Anier'i,:an linil.llinT-. 4 17-?:.."2,. p-.'. ,n-1 i.J.:1line-. 4 4-
.'.:.' : A nm .ri.:'an nr-I.l.linp. " 1 .'.-;2,1 : g,:-.~.- ,:,r>di-
nar\-. *311-1ri,1: ,-.r.Jinar '..'-.J. Th- sale ,:,t" the
,.1.iv we~re 12.,,, i:,alei. ,:4" whi'.h 1.,",, were f,,.r
speculation and export, and included 1,,.$,,,
American. Receipts, 4,000 bales, including lI,:i
American. "\
Futures opened quiet and closed, quiet.' Amer-
ican "id g 1. m. c, u s, 3.56-6.d; o-
nstaridSeptgember,; 3c56-4@3t'-64d;6 Septe b..r
and October, 3 57-64@3 58-64d; October and No-,
vember, 3 58-64@3 59-64d, November and Decem-
ber', 3 60-64d; December .and January, 3 62-64d-;
January and February, 3 62-64d; February and
March, 4d; March and April, 4 l-64d; April arid
May, 4 2-64@2 3-64d.
New Orleans, La., Aug. 15.--Cotton futures

steady. Sales, 32,300. August, 7.10c; Septem-
ber, 7.10-12c; October, 7.12-13c; November, 7.10-
11c; December, 7.15-17c; Ja~nuary, 7.21-22c: Fe,-
ruary, 7.26-28c; March, 7.31-33c; April, 7.3:6-..:'.
General Cotton Receipts.
Norfolk, Va., Aug. 15V-Cotton steady. Mid-
dling, 71/4; low middling, 6 13-16c; good ordi-
nary, 6%c; net and gross receipts, 4; exports
coastwise, 500; sales, 6; stock, 8,528.
Baltimore, Md., Aug. 15.-Cotton nominal.
Middling, 7%c; low middling, 7 5-16c; ,good
ordinary, 6%c; gross receipts, 335; stock, 6,873.
Boston, Mass., Aug. 15.-Cotton steady. Mid-
dling, 7 5-16c; low middling, 6 9-16c; net ,nd
gross receipts, 1; stock, 2,667. ...
Philadelphia, Pa;, Aug. 15.-Cotton firm.MTid-
dling, 7%c; low middling, .77%c; gocd, ordinary,
6%c; gross' receipts, 352; stock, 5,441. ".
Savannah, Ga., Aug., 15.-Cotton very firm.
Middling, 6%c; low middling, 6 9-16c; good ordi-
nary, 6%c; exports coastwise, 109; stock, 4,427.
New Orleans, La., Aug. 15.-Cotton dull but
steady. Middling, 7yc; low middling, 6 11-16c;
good ordinary, 6%c; net and gross receipts, 121;
,sales, 50;'stock, 79,421.
Augusta, Ga., Aug. 15.-_Cotton firm. -Mid,
dling, 7 9-16@7%6; low middling, 7 3-16@7%c; net
and gross receipts, 339; shipments, 26; sales, 1;
stock, 4,069.'
Charleston, S. C., Aug. 15.-Cotton firm. Sell-
ers asking higher. Middling, 7c; low middling,
6 11-16c; good ordinary, nominal; exports coast-
wise, 5; stock, 18,700.
New York, N. Y., Aug. 15.-Cotton quiet. Mid-
dling, 7 9-16c; gross receipts, 547; exports to
Great Britain, 200; to France, 26; to the conti-


-Cereals in Florida Are in Good Condi-
tion, but Cotton Continues Un-
satisfactory, as Indicated by
Rust, Shedding, and Grass.

The Weather Bureau of the Agricul-
tural Department tends out the fol-
lowing bulletin of the conditions of
weather and crops for the week ended
August 12:
Nearly normal temperature condi-
tions prevailed in the Gulf States, Okla-
homa, and Northern Texas during the
week ending' 8 p. m., August 12. It
was, however, cooler than usual over,
the southern portion of the Florida
peninsula, the temperature at Key
West averaging 3 degrees per day below
Throughout the Rocky Mountain,
plateau, and Pacific Coast districts the
week was cooler than usual, the aver-
age daily deficiency amounting to from
3 to' 6 degrees per day over the region
Arizona northward to Montana, in-
cluding portions of North Dakota, Ore-
gon, and Washington,, and limited areas,
in California, the deficiency being
greatest In North-Central Montana.
In the Lower Missouri and Upper Mis-
sissippi Valleys and thence eastward
to the Atlantic Coast, including the
-Carolinas, the week was warmer than
,-usual, the excess in temperature
amounting to from 3 to 6 degrees over
the greater portion of the region named,
being greatest over a belt extending
frQm lower Lake Michigan eastward to
the lMiddle Atlantic Coast, and while
-the week has averaged unusually warm
over this belt, the maximum tempera-
tures have not been exceptionally high
for the season. The highest tempera-
lure during the week for the districts
east of the Mississippi River, 98 degrees,
occurred at Philadelphia, Pa., on the
The difference between the highest
and lowest temperature recorded dur-
-fng the week over the Dakotas, Mon-
tana, Wyoming, and Western Ne-
braska was quite, marked, ranging
from 42 to, 58 degrees, being greatest in
MEastern Montana, the minimum on the
morning of the Ipth reaching 38 degrees
-at Havre, Montana.
More than the usual amount of rain
'has fallen' during the week in the lake
region, Southern New ..England, and
over the northern portion of the Middle
Atlantic States. There has also been
:more than the usual amount of rain
.over. portions. of the East, Gulf States,
.Oklahoma, extreme Northwest Texas,
and Central Kansas. While limited
-a.reas in the Upper Missouri and Upper
Mississippi Valleys and Southern Texas
2iave received more than the usual
'mount of rain, over, much tho greater
--portion, of these districts the rainfall
-was deficient. It was also generally
deficientt in the Lower Ohio Valley,
Tennessee, the, Carolinas, and'over the
greater part of Arkansas and Louis-
/ tana. Over Ohio and most of Nebraska
only very slight showers fell. practi-
L lm:-hone falling- in- So.ttheas.tirn
I- Iowa. while in extreme Southeastern
7' Nebraska good 'rains occurtre. In
-Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Ohio, ex-
cept in the western part of the last
.,.,-named State. bountiful rains have
fallen and afforded relief from drought,
< "*-which has prevailed in those States.
General Remarks.'
; ,The condition of corn in Maryland,
-Virginia, Indiana, Iowa, Oklahoma, and-
portions of Kansas, Nebraska, and Mis-
.souri, owing to drought, is not as good
S as wit was a, week- ago, but in Penn-
*' vanfa, West Virginia, Ohio, and Michi-
gan it has improved. The corn crop
' > continfues in excellent condition in Wis-
consin and generally throughout the
Southern States., In Northern Missis-
sippi and portions of Tennessee and
:Kentucky, however, late corn is being
-unfavorably affected by drought. In
the Dakotas and Minnesota corn con-
tinues backward; and in the Dakotas its
general condition is not good.
Cotton "has experienced further im-
-provement during, the week generally
S-throughout the central and eastern por-
f tions of the cotton region, but in Texas
sand Oklahoma it has not done well, ex-
cept in Northwest. Texas. A little
"picking h'as been done< in tte last-
-nam ed State. ^
Tobacco is in poor condition i in Ohio
ad is suffering from drought in per-
-tnns of Kentucky Indiana,-Maryland,
-and Virginia. In Tennessee, Wisconsin,
Connectieut, North Carolina, \and over
the greater part of Kentucky .it is in
** s, good 'condition. ," "' .
:. Drought has been 'relieved im Penn-
Ssylvania, Michigan, and Eastern Ohio,
-but continues in Southern New Jersey,
and-in p0tions of Maryland, Virginia,
:West Vrirginia, Iowa, Nebraska, Kan-
"sas, Oklahoma, :Central and Southern
.. Texas, and Northern Mississippi.
** -Frosts ourted in the Central andl
-Northern Rocky Mountain regions on
-'the 8th, 9'th, and 10th, causing some in=
"ury in Montana, Idaho, and Utah.
"Plowing for tall seeding: has com-
/ menced in New Jersey, Pennsylvania,
/' Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michi-

.gan, and .Minnesota.
WeatherandCropsin the Cotton B~elt
The past week was generally slightly
warmer than Usual over the entire cat-
S -" ton belt. save in NorthweStern Arkan-
sas, Where it was slightly cooler. The
excess in temperature was greatest
from Central Tenniessee eastward, over
the' Carolinas, averaging from -2 to 3
degrees daily. I 1
The rains of the wee]k were generally
unevenly distributed, and were heav-
iest in portions of the eastern half of
the belt, and only in excess of a nor-
mal weekly fall in localities in the west-
ern half. But little rain fell in Texas
Northwest Louisiana, a. goodly portior
,of Arkansas. Tennessee, and Mississip-
pi. and in Northern Alabama.
Cotton is suffering for rain in a great-
er portion of Texas, but the dr.y
Weather was favorable to the crop ir
Arkansas and Northwest Louisiana
while the crop appears ,to be fruiting
better and showing a slight improve-
ment over the greater portion of th(
eastern half of the belt, except o~er
Northern Florida. where it is in an un
-satisfactory condition.
Summaries from State Centers.
Louisiana-'-Warm favorable week f,.)
crops with unevenly ,distributed show.
ers. Yield -of corn will be the largest
on record over the greater portion of
th- State, due to the increased acreage
-Cotton is fruiting better, bu-t worms ar,
becoming more general, and some shed
(ling continues. Rice is a fine crop and
promises a heavy yield; some cutting
'Cane .growing well.
:-. Texas-The weather has continued
;',i too dry for cotton, which is ,oufferimn
,':.- ,.'-.. P. rAci i -voent no.'r northwest, t Texas.

INo. 33No.SOt No. 10 No.9 No. 31
IDaily" Daily. No0.39% Mlo.f
Leave Jacksonville..... 730 0 p 30p....... dna 735 a 905 a 63p 600p
ArriveFernandina...... 8 4 al 3 02 a0 54 p....... Arrive Jacksonville." I 9 HO a10 30 a 9 40 p 710p

Florida East Coast Railway

Formerly the '
Jacksonville, St. Augustine and Indian River Railway.
Time toue1 in effect July 8,1$89?, .

No. 28

Jacksonville, Tampa and Key West Railway
JOSEPH H. DURKeX!, Receiver.

tA r "I I r~

Jacksonville,, Mayport and Pablo
Railway and Navigation Co.

Lv. Jacksonville dafly ............'..... 4:30 p. m.
Lv. Mayport daily ..... p .......... I ..... 7:00 a. mx.
.Sundays Only.
Lv. Jacksonville ...... 10:00 a. m. and 6:00 p. m.
Lv. Mayport ....;..... 8:00 a, m. and 4:36 p. m.

10 10 a
t 7 2S&a
3 451p
12 3Sp
106 6 A

fU 40 &
1140 a


Lv Jackonvatle~r
Lv..Or. 0ityJc.Ai
Lv JaoksonvtUeAr
Lv.. ianford ..Ar
Ar....Psol .... I
Ar.. Mt. Dom..IT
Ar... Tavar ..L

t 710a
a600 p
II125 a
10 14 a
832 a
t 600a

8 16 a LV.daCKSOnVUlt~er
4 45p Lv .Palatka...Ar
5 40 p Ar..San Mateo..Lv
7 20 p Ar...Ormond ..Lv
7 80 p Ar...Daytona. Lv
816 a Lv.JacksonvUleAr
10 10 a Lv.... Palatka.. .Ar
11 0 a Ar. H&wthorne.Lv
12 20 p Ar.Galnesville.Lv
12B pVAr .... Ocala .... Lv
3 21 p Ar.. Leesburg.. Lv
a n AA k. Annrsi IA1-J1 T .v

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No. 38, Everett, 9.55 a. m.; Savannah, 11:42 a. m.; Augusta, 1:3U p n.; (t h,1.rla, 4.t0 p. n-.
Charlotte. 8:2u p. m.; Greensboro, 10:43 p M.; Danville, 12.(0 iidiigbh1: l}i chb"rg
7:30 1:53 a. in.: Washington, 6:42 a. m.; Baltim, re, 8:05 a.m.: 1 hiladelplhia, 10:25
New York, 12:53p. m. Only Morning Through Car Line to New York
a.m. Everett, 9:400. m.; Macon. 4:60 p. m.; Atlanta, 8:3) p. m. No.37 arrives Jacksonville,.
9:40) p. m.
Everett, 8:45 p. m.; Savafnah, 1l(:31 p. m.; Lolumbia, 2:65 a. m.; AE-heville; 10.00 a. m.;
No. 3, Charlotte, 7:00 a. m.; Oreensboro, 10:50 a. m ; Danville, 11:40; Richmoni, 4:40
No. 6, p. .; Lynchburg, 1:45 p. m.: Washington, 8:30 p. rc.; Baltimore, 11:25 p. m.; Phila-
delphia, 12:50Ua. in : New York, 6:23 a. m.
6:20 Everett, 8:453p. m.; Macon, 1:27 a. m.; Atlanta. 5:45 a. m.; Cattanooga, 7:10 p.m.; Lex-
ington, 4.61 p. m.: Louisville, 8:10 p. w.; Cincinnati, 7:20 a. M.: Chicago, 7:30 p. m.
Atlanta, 6:00 a. m.: Birmingham. 12:01 noon: HoliW Springs, 7:53 p. in.; bt.Louis, 7:45
p.m. a.m.; Chicago, 1:55 p. m.: Hoily Springs, 8:)6p. m.: Memphis, 40:00 p.m.; Kansas
City. 5:00 0p.m. No 35 arrives Jacksonville I0 311a m."

POINTS.-Only Through Car Line Between Jacksonville and
New Orleans. .
9 50U Baldwin, 10:42 a. m.; Lake City, 11`:56 a, m.; Live Oak, 12:40 p. m.; Madison, 1:34 p. m.;
Monticello, 2:52 p m.; Tallahassee, 3:37Tp. m.: River Junction, 5:15 p. m.; Pensacola
a. m. 11:00 p. m.; New Orleans, 7:35 a.m. Return- Train, No. 1, arrives Jacksonville 8:00
a. m.
6 00 Baldwin, 7;15 p. m.; Lake City, 10:40 p. m.. Live Oak, 12:10 a. m.; Madison, 1:55 a. m.;
6:00 Monticello, 4:10 a. m.; Tallahassee,'5:50 a.m. No. 3 arrives Jacisonilie 3:45
p. mn. p. mn. ,'.

Waldo, 12:48 p.m.; Gainesville, 1:56p. m.; Cedar Key, 6:00 p.Wm.. Hawthorne, 1:30
9:60 p. m6: Citra, 2:07 p. m.; Silver Springs, 2:38 p. m.;, Ocala, 2:32 p. m.; Wildwood, 3:52
9:50 S Catherine, 4:29 p,. in; Lacoochee, 4:51 j).,nm,; Dade City, 5:08 p. m.; llant
City, 6:11 p. m.: Tampa, 7:10 p. m..; Leesbnrg. 4:20p. m Tavares, 4:47 p. m.; &pop
a. kas 5:40 p.m.: Orlando. 8:l.p.m. Train No. 10 arrives Jacksonville 3.45 p. m;
Waldo. 12:48 a.m.; liainesville, $7:00,a. m.; Hawthorne,-1:32 a.m. OCitra,2:09a. m.:
No. 13, Ocalas,3:05a. m.; Wildwood, 4:25 a. m.; St. Catherine, 5:20 a. m.; Lacoochee, 5:48
-U a. m.; Dade City, 6:08 a. m:: Plant City, 7:28'a. -m.; Tampa, Qi:00 a.m.
9:50 Wildwbdof: 5:0a. m.: Leesburg; 6:25 a. m.; Tavares, 7:20a. m.: Apopka, 9-65 a. m.; Or-
lando, I1P:50 a. m.; Winter Park, 5:30 p.m.; Lake Charlm, 6:25 p. m. No. 14 arrives
p.m. Jac konville 6:30 a.m. i ;

SLEEPING CARS--Nos. 37 and 38 carry Pullman Sleepers between Tampa and New York;
also day coach between Jacksonville and Washington./Nos. 35 and 36 carry Pullman Sleepers between
Jacksonville and New York: alro day coach between Jacksonville And Charlotte. These trains also
handle the Cincinnati and Florida Limited (solid vestibule) train. Nos. 1 and 2 carry sleepers be-
tween Jacksonville and New Orleans. NOs. 3 and 4 carry sleeper between Jacksonville and ,Talla-
hassee. Through sleepers between Jaekfponvillp and Asheville on Nos. 35 and 36.



Time Card in effect August 4.1 89. Trains will leave as nellowsa
A. 0. L. Western -A. j. L.
STATIONS,, Express LoWa 70 LI Express. Express
No. 34. "No. 3. No. 32. No. 34. No. 78.

Leave Port Tampa ... ............ .......... .......... ......... FO I p ....... .... ..........
Tampa Bay Hotel..... ................... .... ..... .......... .......... .. ..,...
a mpa....6:40"p.........10:40p:: pm 5:"0: pm: IDp mg:20 am
1 Plant City..::.................... :32pi.t ......... 11:38 p'm :32 pm 9:08 am
so Bartow ........................ .......... ........... ..... 6:00 pE 6:00 p m am,
Orlando ........... ............ .............- 113 Pm .......... .......... 11:53 p m 11:35 am
Winter Park ................... .......... .......... 12:07 a m .......... ......... 12:07 am 11:50 a m
Sanford ........................... ............ 1 1:1:1am 1:16 a -n,1:18 a m 1:00 pm
Palatka ...... :........................ 5-W am .......... 5.60 a m, 6:00 a m 4:05 prm'
Jacksonville.:.................. ................- 8W a m 3:20 pm 8:00 am 8:00am 6:20pm
Caulahan.......................... ;...-.... ......... 8:28 am 3:54 pm 829"-am 8:29 am 7:02 pm
Ocala ........................... ............. I ...... .... 1.....".................. .... .. .. .......
Is Gab esville ..................... .......... .......... .. ..... .......... .......... ...........
S Waycross....................... .......... .......... 9:52 a In 6:30 p m .:52 1 pi:52 a m P m
of Brunswick ....... 2............ ........... .......... ......... .. ......... ......- ............... 1:00 P. m
Albany ........................: ..... .... ..... 2:20.p.m........... ........... :2 m 0....... :05 a m
Jesup .. ......................; ........... .......... 1071 a MD :55 p mn 10:53 amIl .......... 9:49 p m
Savannah.................... ..... ..........12a49pm 8:45p m 12:19 pm .......... 11:46 pm
Thomasville....................... .... ........ 1:48 p m 11:59 p m
C Charleston ..................... .......... 4:54p m .4:6 pm .......... 5:03 am
M acon ......................... ........... ............................ .......... 4:20 p m 4:05 a m
Montgomery ................... .......... .......... .......... .......... .. 8:45 p m 6:5 a m
Atlanta................................... .......... .... ........................ 8.0- p m 7;45 a m
Colum bus..: ...., .... ........ ............. ..................... ....... "" *:**- ....
Birmingham ......... .. .............................. ...... .....2.... kt .11:30 aIm
Mobile ....................... ......... ................... .......... 3-06 a m 12 25 p m
S New Orleans ..................... ..... .......... ......... .......... ..... .. 1.. am 6.00pm
.0 g Chattanooga ................... :..... ................ .....l a m 115 pmi
Nashville ...................... ........... ........... ..... .... 8:40 am :05p m
Richmond...................... ..................... 3:40 a m ........... 3:40am :........ : 8;:4 p m
Louisville .. .................. .................... ...... ..................... 1 :33 p In ..........
Washington.... ...... .......... 7:00 W .....7-00 am, ..... 7... 11:10 pm
Baltimore..................... :.... ...... ......... 8:20 a m .......... 8:20 a m i.......... 12:48 a m
Philadelphia.................... .......... .......... 10:48 a m ......... 10:460-am .......... 3:45 6am
New York ............................. :23 p m .......... 1:23 pmm ......... 1.:63a m
Cincinnati...................... ...... .................... ........... .......... 4:20 p m 7:00 a m
St. Louis........................ .......... .... .... .................... ......... 7,20 p m 7:20,a m




No. 9. No. 21. No. 23.
8 30pm 8 15 am
... .... 9 53pm 9 18 am
j1 20 am 11 00 pm 10 10 am
100 pm 12 01 pm 10 57 am
112 pm 12 06 aml 11 01 am
150 pm 12 29 am 11 20 am
3 10 pm I o 0 am 11 50 am
41p o 142 am 12 15 pm
... .. ... ..... .... 12 35 pm
.... ...... ......... 11 50 am
5 20 pm 2 50 am 1 00 pm
Monday.. 4 2) am 2 25 pm
Wed...... 600am 307 pm
Friday ... 8 10 am 5 (0 pm
........... t 4 00pm t 1 20pM
.... ...... 8 46 am 6 09 pm
...... .... 9 40 am 7 05 pm
Mon. and Thurs ....... 9 30 pm
Tues. and Fri.......... 3 00 pm
Wed. and Sat. ......... 6 00 am



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nii-nt. 61,"; forw.%ard-,:t. .n,):l e 2. 215. all spiinr.Piz;
stok. Iti9.ii"'' Tot'l t,,--.1ay-N.:t re,-:eipti. 179:i
xl-,,:rt. t,, Great 1Brtain. *,i,: tto Fran,:. n ,:: to
Lhe continent, luu; atock, 4u9,367. Conbohdaltud-
- Net receipts, 1,468; exports to Great Britain,
5,596; to France, 26; to the continent, 355.
General Produce.
New York, N. Y., Aug. 15.-Flour-Market
active on spring patents and winter straights,
and spring bakers in demand for export. Rye
flour dull and easy.
Wheat-Spot dull. No. 2 red, store and ele-
vator, 71%c; afloat, 72%c; f. o. b., 72%c afloat;
No. 1 Northern, 83%c delivered; No. 1 hard,
74%c delivered. Options followed corn to-day,
and closed strong at %@!%c advance. Trade.
was Jlight, and the early tendency lower owing
to weak cables and English selling, but with
the advance in corn shorts got frightened and
covered freely. Export demand was small. No.
2 red May, 76%@77%c, closed 77%c; August,
711/@71%e, closed 71%c; September, .70%@71%c,
closed 71%c; October, 71%@72/4c, closed 72/,c;'
December, 72%/@74c, closed 74c.
.Corri-Spot weaker. No. 2, 45%c elevator;
46/c afloat. Options, after a weak opening,.
opened sharply, and continued strong all day,
closing 1/4@c higher. Dry weather and re-
ports of frost were the buying motives. May,
37%@38c, closed -38c; 'September, 42\,,i :,:.
,closed 43%c; October, .41%@46%c, closed 42%c;
November closed 41%c.
Oats-Spot firmer. No. 2, 25%c; No. 2 de-
livered, 26%c; No. 3, 25c; No. '2 white, 28@28/2c;
No. 3 ;white, 26%c; rack. white, 28@34c. ,Op-
tions were hot active, but shorts were anxious,
-,fid-ran prices up %@%c over last night on
near'months. May closed 27%c;'August closed
,25c; September, 23%@24Lc, closed 24%c; Octo-
ber closed 24%c. i%
Lard-Higher. Western steam vlosed at
$6.42%; September,,' 6.45 nominal. Refined
higher; continent, $6.80.
Butter-Quiet. "Western dairy, 9%@13c; do
.creamery, 13@20c; do factory, 8/2@12%c; Elgins,
Cheese-Irregular. State large, 51@7%c/;
small, 6@8%c; part skims, 2@5c; full' skims,
1y2@/lc. 11
Eggs-Quiet. State and Pennsylvania, 14@
15c; Wes.ern, fresh, 12%@13c.
Turpentine-Quiet. ,
ARice-About steady.
i ,I.:.lrasses-Steady.
-'.,tton-seed Oil-Inactive.
c'.:* rie--Closed quiet. Sales, 8,000 bags, in-
,.lulliin August at 15.20c; September, 15.25-30c;
',:.:t. -ir, 15.30c; December, 15.05c; March, 14.45c.
.' Sp.-.t Cokfee-Rio quiet; No.' 7, 161/4c; mild,
I fuie-t.: Cordova, 18,y4@18c.
S LI- i r-Raw steady. Refined quiet but steady.
;f Chilcago Markets.
[ Chicago, Ill., Aug. 15.-After an, early de-
[.cline to-day wheat reacted on cash buying and
closed 5c higher for September. September
corn >ilo?:ced %c higher, September oats %c, and
l.r.:.\ii,..nm showed good advances.
The leading futures ranged as follows:
Orpning. Highest. Lowest. Closing.
Wheat, No. 2-
I Alg. ..,;5 + 66% 643/4 66
Sel.t. ..6;5% 663 65% 66%
D E-e.:. ...68% 691A_ 68/8 69%
; Corn. No. 2-
u g .. ...... ...... ...... 38%
Se-L.t. ..16% 38 36% 37%
',:-,: .: ...l "1 31% 30% 31%
Oats, No. 2-
-)uP.- 19% 20% / 19/ 2014
-lt. ..191/2 201/8 19% 201/8
Mess Pork, per barrel- t
Sei... ..$ 9.40 $ 9.55 $ 9.35 $ 9.55

fruiting xell.and is promising, but lw-
land cotton is not fruiting well. and
there is much complaint --.)f I)ottoltm
bolls rotting. Corn excellent. Reports
from nearly every county in the State
indicate the largest crop for several
years. Dry weather needed for all
crops, and for saving hay and fodder.
,Mississippi-Rainfall generally defi-
cient and more needed north. Cotton
slightly improved; bolls opening slowly;
some shedding, rust and blight; worms
in valleys, but not general. Corn dam-
aged by drought in north. Much fod-
der ant hay saved. Cane grinding be-
gun. Meadows and pastures fine.
Alaba-ma-Warm days accompanied
by abundant sunshine aand occasional
showers has improved crops. Cotton
improving and bolls forming nicely
,now. Old corn made and abundant;
young' corn good, but needs general
rain to mature. Sorghum, potatoes,
turnips, ground and field peas excel-
lent. Hay being saved abundantly.
Georgia-Raihfall unevenly distribut-
ed and temperature high. Corn made in
southern and nearly so ih northern
counties; condition and prospects for a
large yield are excellent. Fodder pul-
li'ng well advanced in ,South and com-
menced in North. Cotton maturing
slowly; is shedding and'some blight re-
Florida-Rains not so heavy as on
previous week, though the cotton
plant Over the western and northern
districts continues in an unsatisfactory
condition, as indicated by rust, shed-
ding, and grass. Corn excellent, with
cane, peas, potatoes, and rice satisfac-
South Carolina--Plenty of rain where
heeded has advanced crop prospects
materially. Cotton improved, al-
though still sWedding some; average
condition and prospective yield of cot-
ton excellent. Cane, turnips, peas, and
sweet potatoes are fair. Rice very
. North Carolina-Warm, sunny week,
with beneficial showers favorable,
though drought stiI1 prevails in some
sections. Cotton greatly improved;
fruitingF bet ter, and with a late fall
will yield a good crop. Corn pros-
pects still splendid. Fodder pulling be-
gun. Tobacco cures excellent. Turnips
and crimson clover being planted
Rice and field peas fine. '
Tennessee-Generally warm and dry
weather promoted growth of a healthy
nature, and haying. Early corn as-
sured; late corn promising, but is need-
ing rain in portions of central and
western divisions. Tobacco promises-
a good yield. Cotton is nokig a better
growth, Immense crop of millet saved.
Other crops fine.


Never Drinks Liquor but Is Always
(Special to the Citizen.)
Waycross, Ga., Aug. 15.-"Joe, the
Drunkard,", a middle-aged/ white man,
from down in the vicinity, of the Oke-
finolmk-,. Sw'anm.p). was on the streets
here yesterday, hatless. and shoeless..
and with his customary "jag" on.
This is not saying that Joe was drunk
as he wva-5 never known to drink any-
thing in the nature of an int,:,xieant.
1He does not have t,-, drink to, put on, a
"jag-. as h lhas appeared tI,- I:,e drunk
ever since he was a child. It is a
natural amlh-tihn. and Joe is not re-
sponsible for it. He staggers ;a,:lly.
and- walks ,on his toes. but his heels
neer touch the ground while he is
walking. He seemT-s t,,to :.e falltnu. and
his face nearly touches the ground -when
he walks. -He walks a ftew, vards, and
then i staggers to,, either sile t- o %th"-
street. His name is J,-:, Miz-l '\but,
he is alwNays known as
-.H f mind seems to be affected L?p
malady. He is not regarde,:l ap:c:1
ge -tus m, an. "'-' t--

Points of Interest in Florida.

LAKE WORTH.-Long, narrow lagoon, sep-
trated from Atlantic Ocean by ridge of land;
gulf stream runs close to shore, sensibly modi-
fying temperature; game and fish abound;
shores lined with handsome villas; Palm
Beach, terminus of East Coast Railway. Di-
rectly opposite on ocean side is Hotel Royal
OCALA.--Center of the r.:,ek phosphate re-
gion; also orange, lemon, and vegetable center.
ORMOND.--Between the ocean and Halifax
River; exceptionally fine beach and hammock
drives; Hotel Ormond is here.
ST. JOHNS RIV'ER.--Rises in u-amps near
Lake Okeechobee; empties into the Atlantic
near northern extremity of the State; one of
the few rh'ers flowing north; upper course lies
through savannas and swamps; below Sanford
it widens into numerous lakes; sluggish eur-
JUPITER INLET.--Souther extremity oc
Indian River; Jupiter lighthouse, 1t6 feet
above sea level, visible for twenty miles; Gov=
ernment signal service station; American end
of Nassau cable; good tarpon and shark fishing.
SKISSIMMEE.-Frontier town on Lake To-
hopekilega; starting point of Disston drainage
operations; dwellings and plantations s, tand
where once was water five t.o ,seven feet deep;
fine hunting and fishing. Near by are St.
Cloud Government sugar experiment station
and extensive rilce and fruit plantations on re-
claimed lands.
/.FTERNANDINA.--On Amelia Island; finest
harbor on, Atlantic, Ocean south of Chesapeake
SBay; firm, wide beach, many miles long; ex-
cellent fishing in Cumberland and Nassau
Sounds and/tributaries; town settled by Span-
lards in 1808; rapidly rising in importance as

a phosphate shipping port.
LAKE GEORGE.-At the junction of four
counties; sixteen miles long by eight wide;
formed by a widening of. the St. Johns River.
ROCK LEDGE.-Beautiful spot on Indian
River in heart of Indian- River orange county;
several tine hotels.
NEW SMYRNA.-One' of Florida's oldest
towns; seat of Turnbull's Minorcan settlement
in 1767; ruins of canals, sugar mills, and drain-
age works yet extant. Good hunting and fish-
Ing. "
BISCAYNE BAY.-Terminus of the Florida
lagoons, separated from the gulf stream by
r line of coral reefs and islands; home of the
green turtle and. the tortoise shell turtle of
. commerce; finest cruising grounds in the United
States; headquarters of the Biscayne Bay Yacht
Club at Cocoanut Grove.. Incomparable cli-
mate. *
'ST. AUGUSTINE.-Settled by Spaniards in
;1565; oldest town in the United States. Princi-
/ pal objects of interest,_ Fort Marion. St. Fran-
Ccis Barracks, sea wall, Old City Gates, Slave
_ Market, and the famous Alameda hotels, Ponce
f de Leon, Alcazar, and Cordova.
TALLAHASSEE.-Capital of Florida; was
.once one of its richest towns; situated in high
- rolling country; noted for its beautiful flowers
* and good .roads; surrounding country fine. The
Al urat estate. once owned by Prince Achille
SMlurat, two miles west of station. State House
is of Interest.
OCKLAWAHA RIVER.-A very narrow, tor-
e tuous stream running through a dense cypress
swanWp; 200 milesatraversed in a straight line ,of
fifty miles; dry land visible only at long inter-
. vals; trees draped in moss touch the steamer on
either side.
TAMPA.-On fine bay; important commercial
e point; land terminus of the Plant Railroad Sys-
r tern; steamers connect with Havana, touching
at Key West. Tampa Bay Hotel, west side of
Hillsboro River. Port Tampa Inn at Port
Tampa, nine miles- distant. Cigar. manufactur-
ing a growing interest at Ybor City, a Cuban
r suburb of Tampa.
- QUINCY.-Pleasant ante-bellum town, center
t of tobacco district; hilly country; good roads;
f fine farming country.
SILVER SPRINGS.-Most famous spring in
e Florida; 600 feet in diameter, 60 feet deep, of
, perfect transparency; 3,000,000 gallons of water
, discharged dally. .
KEY WEST.-Southernmnost city of the
United States; situated on coral- Island, four-and
one-half 'miles long by one broad; important
d military and naval station; center of sponge
g fishing and cigar manufacturing interests. Fort
. Taylor, Custom House,. Masonic Temple, ,con-

Time Card in Effect July 8, 1895.


Showing Condition's 'for the

Week Ended August 12.

Lv. Jacksonville.


*Daily except Sunday. tSunday only. Trains marked ;hue do not run on Sunday.
Ticket office, 202 West Bay Street, corner Hogan. Tickets sold and baegage checked to all points.
Trains leave Union Depot Station. "
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ard, p(.r 100 Ibs.-
Ser.t. .. 5.97% 6.10
iJan ... 6.05 6.12%
hort rlb?, per 100 pounds-
SeI.t. .. 5.55 5,70
Jan. .... 5.20 5.30


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Cash quotations were as f,!lows:
Flour--Quiet. unchanged. N..,. 2 spring wheat,
;V,rv.e,;r: No. F.Lrimna wheat, '.2i,'_64c; No. 2 red,
,]d6 l-.". N.... 2 c>..rn. ,s ,'4[J.': No. "3 yellow
e,.orn. :3 ..'r ,,,:. No. 2 oats. 2,,' ,; No. 2 White,
"4.-; N,, 3 white. ::",,21.: N.,.. 2 rye, 43c. No. Z
barley, no minal: N.:. 3. n.:.niinal: No. 4,,nomi-'
,nal. No. 1 flaxseed. $.,._"'.1. Prime tim-
c.thyv s-eD. 14.... Me p, l,-rk. per, bbl., $9.55@
'9.t,11: lard. per 16-,1 l,:,un.!:. .-1.10; short ribs
si. s i. :.:,-*-1. 7.*.<,^ .7^ dry '-i :A ted shoulders
,b,:,:-l,. 5,;_5 ','': -short clear side? (boxed).
l'-cr,) %, -:.. \Vhi.?ky. distillers"' finished g.',".d per
g-al.. i1.22. Sugar unchargeed.
% Naval Stores.
C'h!lrle.--'t,:n. S. C.. Aug. 1.r. .--Re in firnn. ,.l.)',
"I.'t,5. Turipe-ntine fir "':I..24 .3
R.mingt,-,n. N. C., Au." 1%--Resin firm:
c ,- 1,$1.1 V : g.:od. l.2,,. Spirit, -tea.iy. 24%.
.. .Tar firm, t..i.. Turpentine firm: hard.
$1 l.111. virgin. $l.S,.
h, Ga.. Aug. 1S..-Spirnts firm. 2'.1,i'.
x; water white. $2.SO:;. window glass.

"!I'nnle B. 13srnes andt Mr.-Jessie
1. Fespernn n 'ledded. /"
'----" (Special to the Citizen.)
,,AV'aycross. Ga.. Aug. 15.--The pretti-
est social event of the year was themar-
e-i ge last nizht i f Miss Annie B. Barnes,
'tp Mr. Jessie M. Fesperman at the Pres-7
,yterian Chureh. For several weeks
the society people have been saying
miany pretty things al.bout this marriage
and thie newspapers have spoken, of it
in gl,,wing ,trms. The church was
tast-_fully and elaborately decorated
with ferns, fl. wears and evergreens by
Mesdames Shehl,-n. Viser, ,Andrews,
F-spleriman. and Miss Mattie Wiliams,
and Qu at.r-man. The church was
thronged with friends of the bride and
91001" Il'',
At 7:31I p. m.. the ceremony was con-
dtetedi ,l b Rev's. E. D. Viser and W. H.
Scruggs. The ,rie was dressed in or-
grandie o:,vter white silk. and wore a
wreath of oranEe blossomns. The brides-
maids w-re dressed in white silk
Misses Maude Garrett and
Barne-, were the bridesmaids, and Mes-
srs. IV. W. Mc@Sormick and Fred Bibb
were the groom's best men. Misses
Marnie Beavers and Della Carswell act-
ed as flower girls. Miss Clare Strick-
land was the ring maid. The bell girl
was Mamie Joe Young. Mrs. T. L.
Strickland was the organist. "Messrs.
Carltnn room, "Brad Watson, Joe
Brewer. and Dr.'B. H. Williams were
the ushers.'
1 The following persons were among the
:many guests: Mesdames Sam Paine,
and P. H. Broone, and Miss Paine, of
tav'annah; and Dr. Johnson, of StAtes-
ville; and Mr. Walter Barnes, of Tar-
a er. Many rich and hansome presents
,were made.'
i The bride is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. George W. Barnes, and the groom
Is a young railroad man of. this place.
After receiving the congratulations of
their friends Mr. andMrs. Fesperman
Jeft fart Asheville, N. C., where they
I i] mainn a month. They will re-
e in Waycross.

New Military Company Projected.
;<, (Special to the Citizen.)
Waycross, Ga., Aug. 15.-A new mili-
tary company is being organized in
this cityA. A -eting was held last
night at the .. Smith Hall for the
purpose of discussing matters relating
to a permanent organiation. Frank E.
Andrews was. made temporary chair-
iman. The election of officers, will take
place and the organization perfected on
next Tuesday night. The 'new com-
pany will probably be named the Way-
cross Cadets.

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i(,' 1895.

early in the day, shouted out, "a lie".
Ldud av-d indignant cries of "order"
were beard from both sides of the
.RbUSW Dr. Tanner declining to with-
drW the expression, the Speaker
gained him. The Right Hon. Josephlh
Chamberlain, Secretary .of State. for the
coloniess, moved that Dr. Tanner ,e
Suspended. A division was called for,
but Dr. Tanner failed to find a teller.
and the Speaker declared the motion
carried. Dr. Tanner was thereul:pon re-
quested to withdraw, but arose and
addressed the Speaker amidst loud
cries for order. The Sergeant-at-Arms
walked up the floor of the House to
where Dr. Tanhriner stood. Dr. Tanner
then quitted, the House, accompanied,
by the Sergeant-at-Arms, shouting all
the way, "Judas!".
Upon retiring, he made a courtly
bow, and exclaimed: "I have greater
pleasure in leaving than I ever had in
entering this dirty House." Then,
pointing to the Treasury bench, he
shouted, "Judas". This was repeated
four times. Arriving at the door, he
tried to turn back, but was prevented
by the officials, his "last words being,
"None of your nonsense on me." The
House then adjourned.
Ceremony Performed Quietly by a
Justice of the Peace.
(By Associated Press.)
Asbury Park, N. J., Aug. 15.-There
was a. quiet, civil marriage here to-
day of which the principals were Cham-
pion James J. Corbett and Josie Tay-
lor of Omaha, better known as "Vera
Stanwood", the name under which she
figured as corespondent in the recent
suit for divorce that was granted to
Mrs. Ollie Lake Corbett.
Justice of the Peace John A. Borden
'entered the Corbett cottage at noon. He
found waiting in the parlor J. E. Wort-
man, a, real estate dealer of Asbury
Park; P. F. Buckalow, paymaster ,.,fr the
Consolidated Traction Company: Jo.s-e:ph"
Corbett, the brother of the champion,
who assisted him in his 'recent restau-
rant linpleaxantnes-: with Fitzslmmo,,ns:
Alice BrOw'h, the colored: cok,and two,:
newspaper men.
After Justice Borden had pronounced
them man and wife- congratulations,
were received. The couple left an hour
afterward foq Buffalo and Niagra Falls,
where they wll stao [': .ttuen, days,
after which Corbett will return here
and begin training for his match with
Fitzsimmons. "
It would have been illegal for the.
pair to, marry in New York, for the de-
cree of divorce pade in that State de-
barred the pugilist from remarrying in
the lifetime of his first wife. Legal
authorities say that they would not be
recognized by the law as mnan and wife
while living( in New York.
President Diaz Puts His Veto on
.Pugilistic Encounters.
(By Associated Press.)
IEl Paso, Tex., Aug. 15.-To-day 'M. T.
McLean, a prominent Slporting man of
Chicago, who came here a few days ago
to see what arrangements could be
made to have the Corbett-Fizsimm ons'
/fight come off in Juarez, Mexico, in case,
it was stopped at Dallas, Tex., received
a telegram from Joe IHtampson, the big
railroad contractor of Mexico; stating
'that President, Diaz would under no'
consideration allow' the fight', to take
'place on Mexican soil.
Billy Smith, a pugilist of this city,
has been sent d-1.wn to the City or',
Mlexico to give a boxing contest with
Jimmy Carroll1 before President Diaz',
a'abinet to, show them that the sl-port
is not :brutal.
New Lon Distance Bi le Rcord.
New Lols- Distance Bicycle Record."


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TEAS are our peculiar sp:,.i.alty an.l one rea-
son ,of our pre-eminence. The pril,:. ,1'f 1-nme-n
cannot make a Finer "'T" thian our. which re-
flects China an.d Japan at their WeOt.- It's cer-
tainl;." l )et t:o drink the finest tela. The num-
her of cents pIalb.i a pound fInr t- vas no: :rtritron
,of cost-a high-p'i:.ced l.ran-l may go eno-ugh far-
ther to be the (leape~t. Tnt'.s h.:ow,- our super-
latively' nne tas c,,eorn to b.,e Eo rnu.:.h cheaper
than any others. Our high-grade c,:,lcees are
cheap for the amrne reason. Our entire stock,
in fact, is a blaze of high-quality cheapness.

Low- Priced
LowV- Priced

to the trade only.


business confined

Ladies anid Gents' OCarried in Stock by
our Agents. Terms Liberal.
Lamips. Belts, Pants. Guards. Etc.


]laced Hewitt in the Iox. Pittsburgt
,finally won ,ilut in the last inning.
.Ch :ag ,. ..... ......... .i 4 7l Ii 7|
:l t t l L ............. 4 I I 1 1 1- g
B se li t ? i- ,' hii< : ,.. ,: : P i t tz l:.u r g l 2 .
Err,.rs-- :-Chi.a ., .: ]Pittslutrg. r 3.
FBatteri --- i:'i:ago:. -3ririth :f n,:l "'i a'
Pit:-Iur,, H .wle.. H*vvitt an.: Me- 'i i
U 'piriie-Mc- :.n!al.I. .
Cleveland. 3: Cincinniti
iBy Associated Press.)
Cleveland, O., Aug. 15.-Bad

K^ %PMl^lali6b^ter,.. Conpervative;
r.,f '^41 ," '.p'' rni'he re.' ,and formerly Attorney.*
Gl. General, m,,oved: that a certified copy of
the tialal and conviction of Michael
Daly, the dynamiter, who was recently
elected to Parliament, representing
Limerick. although he was convicted in
1,S4 of having been engaged in dyna-
; mite conspiracies, be furnished to,the
House, and that the Governor of Port-
land Prison present a certificate to the
-effect that Daly is still a prisoner( in
i .. that prison. ', I
;'' Mr. John Red mond. member for Wa-
terford City, Parnellite, ,said that, he
S.recognized the motion the,'first step in
S'proceedings' aimingeat overriding the
unanimous election of the electors'of
Limerick, and he protested against it
and insisted upon a, division.- At the
conclusionn of Mr. ARedmpnd's remarks
Dr. Charles D'.-K. Tanner,,member for
the Middle Division of Cork, anti-Par-
.. nellite, and one of the Whips of the
Irish National' Party, protested that it
was unbecominig behavior on the part
"of the gentlemen sitting near the Right
iHon. A. J. Balfour, first Lord 6f the
Treasury, and Conservative leader in
the House of Commo:ns, to be "snig-
:' gering" at Mr. Redmon:l's remarks.
Sir Richard Webster's motion was
Finally carried by a vote of 314 to 77.
Little in the Speech. To Criticise.
The Daly matter was made the or-
der o0f the day for Monday, i
SMr. Thonmas WoodhQuse Legh, mem-
h her forthe Southwest division of Lan-
cashire, Conservative, moved the reply
to the Queen's speech,' saying that
/ there was .nQt much to criticise in iV.'
Mr.: T. Herbert Robinson. member for
Hackney, Conservative, seconded the
"Sii, William Vernon Hareourt, 'the,
leader of the opposition, congratulated,
S Mr. Legh for touching upon Armenia,
..and said he trusted the question would
not be allowelh to sleep, arid that the
SGovernment, would be firm in insisting
"' ,upon the ref-rms which it recommend-
ed being carried out. Thie opposition
,'l : eader then said he wished to, know.
S whether the Government intended per-
manently to,. occupy Chitral, and chal-
lenged the Wivernment to say whether
i It was prepared to extend the bounda-,
ries of the empire without Informing
Parliament. 4 ?
.' "In rega&d' to Ireland, Sir iWilliam-.
Harco.urt remarked that their late Gov-
. ernmerit. unfortunately, was unable to
settle the great question in connee-
tion with that cou'ntr.y. Ireland, he
Added, was never more peaceful than
npw. and was the Goverriment wise
in adjourning for si months without
expressing its intentions in this.m at-
ter? .
Mlr..Balfour. the Conservative leAder,
agreed with the opposition leader's re-
marks in regard to Armenia, and said
the Government was doing its best to
carry out the poltey of'the Earl of Kim-
berley, the late Secretary of State. for
Foreign Affairs. The Government, he
continued.. is alive to the seriousness
of events In that country. and to the
.danger to the Turkish Empire.
As to Chitral, Mr. Balfour remarked
that the right honorable gentleman's
criticism of the course of the Govern-
ment in this connection was not well
founded. The Government has not'ex-,
tended the boundaries of the empire:
but Chitral being within its bounda-
ies, England would not permit any.
lodgment of foreign power in that ques-
tion. The population of Chitral n;iust
look to England and alone as the great
suzerain power. In regard to Ireland.
l Mr. Balfour said there did not appear
the Middle Div.ision of Cork, anti Par-
forward land legislation before next
I Dr. Tanner Ousted.
STihiatby HariIng-ton in the course of

.u.y Associate, Fress.)
-Cleveland. O.,.Aug. 15--Louis (Gininm.
the crack long-distance bicycle rider ,-f
this city. who started at noon yester-
day ,at the Cleveland, Driving Park to
beat the twenty-four-hour record.. enled
his task at 12 o'clock to,:-day, andl
smashed the American record. Ginmm
nmade 4, miles and 1,700 yards,, and-
rrode ,the last. teh miles in better than
a 2:30 clip, running away from. his pace-
makers. Although he has taken very
little r est, he -seemed as fresh when he
ihad finished as when he started. The
American long-rif!tance championship
was previously held by W. B. Twyma'n
of Chicago, with a record of 407 miles
and 84 yards. .

ning lost to-day's game for ,t
team. The fielding and battin
two clubs was about equal. Sc-
.levelin l .............. A 1 o ,
I'.ininna ti ............. n nij hll--C-leveland. $: C,:ininnat,.
Errot,'s-- l'. lan.l. ,,: 'incinnati. 2
fatteries-C-levelaind. Y.,,un" and0
Cin:innatr. Rh nes an. VaIfhn.
U lF- rrl -'-, -O'ED y.

uckley. Gr.ady an-1 lenen: New York,
n. VanVValtren. an.l Far-ell.
Atlanta. 3: Nashville. 5.
B.v Associatied Press.)

Brooklyn. 6;: ,nshing'toi
eBy Associjted Pref.. ..
Broo,,,klyn. N. Y., Aug. 15.-Tf.-Th
ing-t.ons made their last appearance in,
this vicinity this season at Eastern
Park to-day. Mallarkey pitched and did
.fine work. The Senators lost through
stupid wor-k in the field. Ser:,,e:
1B1 o :k l1.% n .. .. .. .. 11 -1 1' 'i' 3 .3 ip : *
W shine, ton ............ 2 11 11 I1 0 I' 1-- 2
Ba-e hiut--Brooki.vln. .: W\V?-hingt,:on. 5.
/ Error?-Bro- oklyn. ,11: Va hinat.:,n. 2.
aterie.-Erkl:.'n. Knnedv tin. Grim,
" nVashiingt,-n. Mallark y an- MGuire.
[Tn Fiu'e-KIee fe..

Atlanta. Ga,. Aug. 15.-The visitoi-<
"on 'from t o ti hone eam :,y superior
stick work to-day. So:,re:
A tl anta ...... .. ...... 2 1 .-. 1o 2 ,1- 3
N ashxille ...... .... 2 1 1 1 1- 5
Base hit--Atla ita. S,: Na-hville. 1',.
Err,,rs--Atanti. 1; Nash\ile. 1.
Bteries-.atlta. lNorton and XVilson: Nash-
Vill Herman and Sweeney.


The Weather Bureau furnisHes the following
observations, taken at the same moment of
time 6 o'clock p. m. 75th meridian time), at
the stations named.
Department of Agriculture,
Weather Bureau,
Jacksonville. Fla.. Aug. 15. 19)5.

Measurements of Defender and" Vigi-
lant Not To Be Given Out.
(By Associated Press.)
New York, N. Y., Aug.'15.--The meas-
urements of the Defender and the Vigi-
lant, as taken: by' John I-Yslop, the
official treasurer of the "New York
Yacht -Club, will not be given to the
public. The American cup committee
and the regatta committee of the club,'
the'latter qf whom will have the imme-
diate control of the trial races, next
week, will be the only possessors of
this information, except the comman-
.ders of the shil:.4, who will naturally, if
not necessarily, be told how big their
vessels are,, in order to permit each to'
do some figuring on his own hook, and
also to let him know just where he has
to come in to win. This has been set
tled by the two committees,4and it may
be guessed that the decision has been,
arrived at as the, outcome of an objec-
.tion to the publication of the figures'
filed by Mr. Oliver C. Iselin of the De-'
The Audrey Wins in a Light Breeze.
(By AsAociated Press.)
Ryde, England, Aug. 15.-The Inyohi
Niagara, Vineta, Audrey, and Isolde
started to-day in a race for a cup pre-
sented by' the Princess Stephanie of
Austria, widow of the late Crown Prince
Rud:.lph of Austria, who has, been en-
joying the yacht racing in'these water
1 ers, ,The course! was twenty-five miles a
.long,' and the racers started in a light
breeze. The yachts'finished as follows:
'Audrey, 4:11:26; Iiyoni, 4:i4:07; Nia-
gara, :23:11; Isolde, 4:27:52;' Vineta,
.4:311:11' '
Nothing but a Drifting Match.
h(By Associated Press.)d
,Ryde, Isle'of Wigh~t, England, .Aug.
15.-The Ailsa anid Britannia started to-
day in the race, for the Ryde town cup
over a, course about, fifty miles long.
The race eventually became nothing
more than a drifting match, and was
stopped at the end of the first round,
the Britannia being declared the win-
ner. The times, of the yachts at the
finish were: Britannia, 2:59:25; Ailsa,'
3:1)5:15. .
S Standing of the Clubs.

1 ]

Baltimore. 11: noston. 10.

(B.v Assooiated Press.)
Baltimore, Md., Aug. 15.-Baltimort'
won to-day in'the fifteenth inning, the
longest and most exciting game ever
seen in this city. Esper had the game
won- for his team until the seventh in-
ning, when he went to pieces and .al-
lowed Boston to score four runs. Bos-
ton got ahead in the ninth, and Balti-
more tied them in their halIf of the.,
same inning. Neither side scored again
until the fifteenth, when the Baltimores;
made a run. Score: -
Baltimore ......... 1 3 1 1 0 0 2 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 1-11
Boston ............. 0 02 1 0 0 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4--1)
Base hits-Baltimore, 18; Boston, 18. '
Errors-Baltimore, 4; Boston, 2.... ,,':r
Batteries-Baltimore, Esper, "Clarkson,, andl
Robirlson; Boston, Sullivan and Tenney ani
Ryan. '
Umpires-Hunt and Murray. '
Philadelphia, 23; New York, 9.
(, (By Associated Press.) .
Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 15.-To-day's
game was ai travesty on baseball. The
Phillies began to toy with Meekin in
the first inning, and scored fives ea rnedr
runs. In the fourth Meekin was tal '_
out and VanH'altren tried to pit
Rusie going to center. B13ig Van .,h
some difficulty in locating the plate, and,
while he was not'giving men bases on
balls, or hitting them with the sphere,'
the locals were sending it to .different,
sections of"th6 city. In the eighth inj
ning Orth, the Lynchburg, Va., ma;
made his debut with -the Phillies, and
only two singles were made off him in
the remaining two inning. Score: .', I
Philadelphia .......... 5 3 1 ,2 6 0 '0 3 3-23.
New York ............. 3 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 0-'.
Base hits-Philadelphia, 26; New York, 21',
Errors-Philadelphia, 3; New York, 1.
Batteries-Philadelphia, Carsey, Taylor, Orth,

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JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Cor. Main and Forsyth Sts.
Transacts a General Banking Business. Receives Sayings Deposits from S
upward, and allows
4 Per, Cent Interest.,
Loans made on Collaterals and Real Estate. Bonds and Stocks negotiated Anthorize& to ei sip
Trustee Assignee, Administrator, and Executor Mortgages and Bonds guaranteed.
s The Banking accounts of Individuals, firms and corporations In city and State oolicTted
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30.02 76 78 SW
30.08 80 88 S&
30.04 72 74 N
29.98 88 92 NE
30.04 76 82;N
29.96 84 92 E
29.96 76 82 NE
29.88 86 92 SE,
30,10 76 80, SW
29.98 88 96 SE
30.07 74 89 SE
30.10 80 86 S
29.98 78 82 NE
30.08 82 88 SE
29.92 84 92 N
29.90 76 86 SE
29.92 86 92 NE
29.90 80 90 E
30.02 78 8S -
30.06 78 88 SW
30.02 80 82 SE
30.04 80 90 W
29.94 82 82 SW
30.06 76 86 S
29.96 88 92 SE
30.00 76 84 SE
30.06 76 88 SE
30.10 74 86 SE
29.88 76 94 NE
30.06 80 92 E
30.08 76 78 E






.. 2



Stations and
\ State of weather.
".~ ~ !

Atlanta, raining ..... ....
Augusta, raining. ........
Bismarck, clear ..........
Boston, clear. ..............
Buffalo, pt. cloudy. .......
Charlest.:.n."pt. cloudy. ..
Chi:a'i:Ao. clear. .. .... .....
Cincinnati, clear ........
Cle'veland, clear. .........
_JDa-veip'ort, clear. ........
Dodge City, clear. ........
Galveston, pt. cloudy. ....
Ha tet-lra.-,: cloudy .. ........
Indianair,'a:. clear. ......
Jacksonville, cloudy. .....
Jupiter, clear ...........
Kansas City, cloudy ....
Key West, clear ...'......
Memphis, clear ..........
Montgomery, cloudy. .....
Nashville, clear. .........
New Orleans, clear. ......
,New York, clear. ........
Norfolk, clear. ...........
!Omaha, pf. cloudy; ......
Philadelphia, clear. ......
Pensacola, cloudy. .......
Savannah, cloudy ........
'St. Louis, pt. clpudy.'.....'.
St. Paul, clear. ...........
Tampa, cloudy. ...........
Titusville, pt. cloudy ....
Vicksburg pt. cldudy...
Washington, pt. cloudy,
Wilmington, cloudy ......

On Easy Payments at Very Close Figures.

., PEL -LERIN & C o.', Jack oUle, la.


--tVelocity of wind less than six miles an
hour. '*
T -Rainfall too small to measure.
Observer Weather Bureau.

Local Weatther Observations.



Club. Played.
Cleveland' .. ..98
Baltimore .....90
Pittstburg ....94
Cincinnati ...91'
Chi.-ago ......97,
B,:.- t.:,n .......90
Phila'delphli -90
B3r,:,,:.klhvn ... .91
New York ,..91'
Washington .86
St. Louis '... 95
Louisville ...88

i *

, 42
'- 56


118,Wv]ST BAY,
Jacksonville. Florida.

Per 6Cent.




Chlicago.' t; Pittsburg, S.
Chicago. Ill., Aug. 15.-To-day's was
one of the hottest and most exciting
O' r .qr t^ cl-q ^ 1 ->^ ^*'^ jjj s- m

,_ ____, ~_,. -



Bfore the English Lords arnd


Thinks It Inconvienienta. tThis Season
of the Year ,To Comstder Impor-
tant Legislative Measures.
Little Ot.akr Bsrtess Done.

(Special to the *Citizen.)
Loanon, Zngland, Ag. 15.-After the
11ole ,of Obmmfnis'WEalsembled to-day
the mrenibsers .wert :-summoned to the
HIv as lrtls 'with:the usual formali-
,tis, 9and the Queeti's speech was read
Siby. -,the 1i-ord 'Chancellor, Baron Hals-
ibury, as follows:
"'My Doridp::and( CjGentlemen: The com-
n.Vaaitiotts 'whiDh I receive from for-
(d tgn: powers assure me of the continu-
',ancecof lthrdgoi~d-will. I am happy to
sa.y '.that .,o international complication
.as arigel.i tn any quarter calculated to
endanger ,!the .peace of Europe. The
"war ?between "China and Japan, which
was tIf .progries at the opening of the
laest session, !has been brought to a
c-andlusion by a peace which I trust will
endure. oI .-bserved strict neutrality
'du tng the war, and have taken no ac-
tdn .in -respeedt thereto except such as
appeared to ;me likely to be favorable
,to afterrhilnatton of hostilities.
'Idadelply regret to say that the most
.atrocious outrages upon a body of
Engllipth missionaries are, reported
'rom ithe ,province of Fu Kien, in'
'Ctiina. "In-reply to earnest representa-
tions :addressed to the Chinese Gov-
e'rment':by,2my direction,' active teas-
ures, which I trust will prove effective,
are being taken for the punishment of
the murderers, and all persons in any
degree responsible for there crimes.
"The internal troubles which have
brAket out in the Armenian districts
;of Asiatic'Turkey have been attended
with horrors which have moved to'inri-
dignation,the Christian nations of Eu-
,rope generally, and my people espe-'
dially, My Ambassaqor and the Am-
Sbassadors of the- Emperor of Russia
and the President of the French Re-
_public, acting together, have sug-
gested to the Government of the Sultan
reforms which, in ;their opinion, are
necessary to prevent a recurrence of
disorder. These proposals are now be-
ing considered,'by the Sultanf, and, I am
anxiously awaiting his decision.",
The speech corncludes with reference
to the incorporation of Bechuanaland
into Cape Colony. I I
Coinmaons Asked To Procrastinate. r
The speech to the commons merely
says that the estimates for the service
of the year which was not voted at the
last session will be laid before them.
SThe second portion of tle speech says:
'' "My Lor'ds and Gentlemen: 'At this
seas'o-in of ithe yearit'will probably be
S found more convenient to defer to an-
other session the consideration of any
important legislative measures, except
those which are necessary to, pr:,t\'i:l
for the administrative charges' of thi-
After: adjournment, the Hou-se of
nnp'a'm -t -gain at. 41 o'clock. an.:l
^^^s.p o n "with
r 'h,-il


Make aceceplable birthday and :anniversary presents. The






Refer to Patrons Who Have Had Losses During the
Last Twenty-Six Years.,


SOLE AGENT Jaoksonville, Fla.



-3,, 30 andl 32 East Bay Street,
Jack<8onrvilletP, i oori cl a
Wholesale an.] Retail Deal-,rs in
Groceries. Wines, Liquors. Cigars,
Coal, Hay. Grain. Etc.





WIROT.iR AT..! A3SD ]ETAr is
Tinware, Doors. Sash, Blinds, Paints,01 O1s,
Farming Tools, Barbed Wire,

.Florida : State : Agricultural : Colliege,
Next .:.:ilge year Ibegins MONDA.Y, SEP-
TEMBE R C,,, B11- Full r.t,:ulty .f, able pro-
fessors. Four regular COU.:u'rses. Agricultural.
wilnical, Latin-Scientiric, Women's. equiva-
in length, studies and honor. Graduates
atin-Scientific course ,receive degree oft
',f other courses, degree of B. S., a one
!, 3inss Course, a year's course in
irTy:pe "'Wrlting, and Telegraphy, a
e z'0 s mltary'- sdrill,.o and '
^^*i~i^i^.fe^e~iatWy <*ivs~ cue-*of' ofe'ry6ear'.
Apl-'oysic,. Young-., m'en
[4' ^^^.'a ii.',;, 'J.a'"- inonth.-i Yoting
,xn P.'f-fa.illes" in towa afit-'Mto
m .o Iege .ear begins'September 30,'
a0lo es.address
6UTE. President. Lake C'it). Pla.

Iron and Steel. Guns, Rifles and Ammunition. v
JackSonvilll, Fla.

.'Oso.' ',,MABVIN, Pres. NO. 4332. THO. .Q<
W N3& D.V....



Respectfully Solicits Your Deposits, collections and
General Banking Business..

President. Secretary and Treasurer, General Mana

The Southern Fuel aud Supply Co
Located in Yard F. C.& PR. R.
Wood,: Coal : Coke,: Brick, :Shingles
408 West Bay Street.





iet noAwarded Far
Highest Honors-World's Fair.

L. & M. PAINT,

Our specialties



Alabama Coal Company

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