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Florida mirror
Uniform Title:
Florida mirror (Fernandina, Fla.)
Place of Publication:
Fernandina Fla
A.B. Campbell, Geo. Burnside
Creation Date:
December 25, 1880
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Weekly[ FORMER 1878-<1886>]
Triweekly[ FORMER <1890-1891>]


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Newspapers -- Fernandina (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Nassau County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
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United States -- Florida -- Nassau -- Fernandina Beach
30.669444 x -81.461667 ( Place of Publication )


Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 30, 1878)-
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Ceased in 1901.
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"Democratic" <1880>.
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Editor: Geo. R. Fairbanks, <1887>.
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Publishers: George R. Fairbanks, <1885-1886>; Moore & Manucy, <1887-1891>; The Mirror Pub. Co., <1894-1898>.
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: xsirs. Steamship Company, mitt the extensive! bus- her rich and productive back country, the Fort Myers-W. S, (Collier.Fort Tilt: COLIt IIVI1'IIEVVV /:.

mess of the line necessitates the building o f commerce of the lakes and the Ocklnwnh Oflt'II-T, M. Ditruiico.Key .

Columbia. another wharf, which wilt save distance, am river, is evidence enough to the businesseye \\csf, first 1 charge/( -A. 1"'lll'r.I'irk' S.NOW: STORMS AMlSKVHtK: : CtU.KS IX "TIIKXOUTH :
: (Chapel-J. J. Scully.
"'0 have noticed the increased activityamong will he in every way more convenient.Ccdnf ,- that Lccslmrg will bo a business ccntn Cuban\ Ii:<..ioll-II. I SnmcrHan.:: -TIIK IKON I'llmT I.ONO IlliVXCItIIKISO ,

._ our mercantile business men during Key Journal." of considerable importance.\ -Judge R. II Sunday :School: Secretary. A. Robin: : W\SIIFIt: .ttt'.tY.

the cotton season nod were surprised at the Orange. Williams, Messrs. h. K. Smith: and Robert son. C.K.I 1: n. FuKnnmK.sftnMi.VA.: : December :LM.? --Snow

large amount of the fleecy staple that has Sony, of Mnyticld I, Kentucky arrived this bus fallen in Northern\ Virginia for thirty-
Frost to a greater or less extent was experienced VLOUlltA MMUCAL .1SSOCLITIOxPr. three hours without intermission. Travel
been daily brought to town and disposed of{ week. Judge Williams and )Ir. Smith: has been !
for live consecutive mornings last! pur- ) (Charles .f. Konworthy. President (If impeded, and trees have been
but we were really not prepared for the statement based forty acres of excellent\ hammock: the 1101'111h'lli'al broken down by the weight of the ""II\\'. A
bus ,'nlll',1thl'
,,'e is visible from visitations : ,
we heard, from reliable source, on some rscrtityins land from Messrs. Johnson nnd King, storm of such severity bus not boon experienced -
in annual mooting of the association to
wh lethe browning: hays conveno for thirty-live yours.LO.MI I
yesterlayandwhich: we feel proud to record Lake Harris, last winter, nnd arc now in Tallahassee
sweet potato and banana loaves in other on Wednesday, January
ItitvNnr \.J. December
as a tangible evidence of the growing ing it dl'nl'l'lll1p nnd! planting: out 21.-\ Corysevere
orangegroves. 12timISSI: I In his circular the
is about the extent of the damage; to profession: ,, storm, with heavy snow, prcvaifs
prosperity of our town. Our informant i is Jwl tgeS'iiliants will hl'illltis family
( :
/ this
Dr. along coast. At the
The extremely dry weather accounts for the Konworthy says : Freeport -now is
well posted in cotton statistics, and besidesopportunities small' harm done. The thcrmnmcU on the down next fall fur permanent settlement. "Owing) to the laxity of t ho law regulating fifteen inches deep, nil is still falling/( Two
verifying the facts of which )Ir. Sony is on his maiden trip to Floridaprospecting I locomotives on the Now .fl'I Southern
the I of medicine- this
IIwrnings'aril.1 from 31 to .degrees in the practice State I our Railroad: are buried in a 8111'aW slide at
he speaks. He snros!' us that one bu!'iness nnd will doubtless! make :
diHeront localities heard from.-In evidence purchase citizens nre daily subjected' tn the mal-prac Hrunchport.: I) The telegraph wires mono the
firm in Luke City has this season controllednnd before leaving in the !>\,rill't, loam coast all do\\n. ,
of the increasing business! time South lice quacks: and! health and life :1I'l'1'lIl'-1 arc great iron pier nt

handled one-tenth of the entire crop of Florida Railroad, we will mention that the from our Kentucky residents that It l.irgc rilicod. In this ago of bogus, diplomas tin this place is being washed away h l y the

long cotton made in the United States If number their'fl'il'llIls will move to this title of tt 1. 1). is tin evidence of profosslotiaqualifications storm.

this be so, and there can he no reasonable train wont out Saturday eveningith the county during the present winter. ,"lIItI'I' } ; and a bill \\ ill be illl'oIIII'l'11nt NMV: YOUK, lh'ccnalcr21.-A:? heavy gale 1

doubt of.: it, then we fool warranted, from passenger car full of passengers and seventeen Ailntnce. the next session ..I' till' legislature to regulate from the northeast to north, accompanied
in the box car. In addition. to the Ih,' trochee of medicine In 1 this State. with snow, I'reyaill'lnlldI\\', veering to 1
our knowledge, in assorting that inasmuch Twcutv-throo states in the Union liuxcostuhlNhcd north northwest at evening, and! blowing in
taken the l
freight by regular trains\ special Till: ISl .ll.
ns there is another house here which !'hipsfIl1l Mvoxriitixci state boards of 11'lIlIh,11I1I1 in none squallOn this account only few vessels: ,
throe-fourths as much cotton ns the freight train was run every day last week. :. i is such n hllmllllorc urgently thai and those steamers, have sari itrL

house informant On one day last week the special! train took OOAI.A, Fi.\, December) ), IS0: in Florida. In the languuge'of t the Into ojirosident \-
: our refers to and there
nrcabout out eight heavily-loaded cars of freight. / and To the Kditur{ n/ thc 1'"ioll : : of the association, ])Jr. Daniel) 'it T111.17:11' AllMIXISTltATlOy,
other houses who deal
seven largelyin uehoow-s us as citizens and physicians to
I another letter about the )
the same train brought back eleven tons of promised you
cotton and have and \ >1'I'Scn'rl'lIItirillgh' in ellorts; towards General (Garjiold has visited'mushingtun
purchased shipped Motm.>dit Conference held in Vala.: Your ) our : /(
oranges. The other locomotive is badly the accomplishment object) until attended to his private business, consulted[
: they
this season fully as many balesasusual, that space will\ not allow a full report of nil the
needed but will be here in January.-i&nith proceedings, and I must content myself to lire crowned with success: Through tin with a few of his lends and returned to his
our town exports as much us: one-fifth of ull : homo nt Mentor to await
Florida .Jim r/lal. few points of greatest Interest want t reliable data I regarding! /( sanitation I i t inauguration/ day
the long cotton of the country, and nearly A fine class of seven 11Il'1I'l'ro received discuses and mortality this state, it hu I demeaned himself with beconiinguigui-.
every bale has been controlled and handled Judge Spoor, of Oakland, while hauling into the Conference and ordained deacons boon misrepresented abroad, and Its l'tlle'IIll'lIt t ty ut the capital, und certainly I left in commanding
cane last!' week, found throe and advancement retarded. The cry general respect from political 1'
canes having, respectively These have demonstrated their fitness establishment
merchants men
by our why, by energy, activity lends nnd foes, boenusoof his unobstrusivointercourse
of !
olHciont Hoard
an of
forty-five and for the work by serving two of trial
and enterprise, have placed themselves forty-six forty'Sl'vcn years Health, with competent set'rotary, would with I all, and his unconcealedcontempt
in five
in the front rank of the commercial matured joint Who can beat it?- an received acceptable on manner.trial.The young IIIl'nWl'rl' accomplish much in the WilY of collecting for tow-path clubs: und their kindred

community of the State and established the Two crates of ripe tomatoes, raised on the cause of education was represented by reliable information regarding the climate, placemen.

claim of Lake City, beyond peradventure, as banks of the St. Johns were shipped to New Rev. M. ('allowa\', 1). I)., in ,an aide speech, diseases and mortality ho of the State, and its reasonable:General IIIl'n-url'ofthe(Garfiold is only deformities n man, with which u
publicationsould authoritative! ami
York the Western 7'c.rlast mill the ('osfercnrcunit'acashcontribution t
on week. The
the long cotton mart of o'lorida.-La City of $200: to .\lIIlrlIull nt Emory College, would disabuse the )public mind I and thereby modern politics inflict upon our statesmanship :

lii'liorter. raiser pockett'.lnhout ton dollars per crate. an institution for boarding youim men in add to our population wealth." L_ .. lio.. .is. the..strongest' man. intellectually ..
This fact should 01 an 111(' residents itucnunnn,
the SHUT
of the ,
open peopleof
eyes reduced
THE BOND UC'TIOThe election to decide : needy at rates. but; ho lacks Lincoln's ever-saving faith IIIl'ulllillOIl
whether our county should accept thecompromise Orange county. There has boon no weather Rev W. P. Lovojoy, financial agcutof the Tin: 1.Y.IUOUU.U'lOX. sense, Grant's unyielding tenacity,

offered by the bondholders and yet sufficiently cold to injure tomato College statistical, also made an nddress.Thu that there The inaugural ceremonies of Governor Hayes's amiable obstinacy. If ho shall make

plants, and the only reason why one hundred fl'porthowl',1 Itloxham will tike place in the l'lIl'itol on u failure of his administration it will not bo
issue new bonds in the place of the old ones, arc in the Florida Conference nearly\ 11(1110members ,
crates per week have (not )boon shippedfrom and the 4th of January, tutu it is expected that for want of Intclligen'eorgood purpose, but
/ at a discount of seventy per cent., on Tuesday r/JI.O Sunday-school pupils. they will exceed in interest those of any for \\'tint of courage tomaiiitain hisownconictions. *
this point is that the plants wore not There has boon some advancement the former similar i i 1 110 ,
last, passed! off quietly. The vote was \ was a great loader In.1i1'putu.
rather light for a question of such moment. put out in time anti properly eared for. Will and present for your the in maintenance the collections of the for tyorn missions: -otttpreachers : The entire military oftho\ :State have boonspecially litmus on the \floor of'the House: but ho was a
invited by the authorities to bePresent follower, rather than loader In 1party
our enterprising truck-growers bear this item n shaping
and widows of deceased minister
The majority in the county for the issue of
in full (tiI"llIllIlullilirl1l. and lie started the
in mind, and next: December) sec to it Hint Sunday dawned with clouded\ skies which manyof ,policy always partvright
new bonds under tho compromise is eighty. the \'lIrioU'olulIl''r\ military organisations !nut when it refused to follow, he J iold-
The following is the official statement of the they have supply)' of this: vegetable ready the soon weather poured down the Methodist rain. Notwithstanding ihurch \"' signified thl' intention/ (10 attend. ed and followed the Party
for the Northern market : wascrowded Kxcursion: rates all the lie has made records most of the
just at a time to secure upon I transportation on grout L'
at the to its .
majorities respective precincts : utmost capacity.It /
the fancy prices above qUolel1.0rallcCUIllty lines will honrrungcd fl and published i 1 questions ofthoduy, which, udgedbytlmcur
toall that
I'l-cctncti. For. Aytiintt. was n disappointment llishop in ample time for citizens: frolll'n' part of selves alone, would rank him\ ns the foremost -

1.......................................... No election. Jifjwrter. Pierce, on account of the condition of his: the !State to visit till( ('apillllllllll! take part in statesman\ und patriot of Congress; but
2.......................................... 10( Sumtcr.IMMIORITION throat, \vus: unable to prcuck. But his place II the ceremonies. lie bus almost! uniformly murred them by,
i well filled Dr. ""
2.......................................... 2'J TO SI-MTER! COl' T\-Xo was discourse of by Uil'h'.LCwlto amid preached the The entire memberships! of the State I legislature the surrender of his better teachings to themean
4.......................................... 12 a eloquence power on will bo present, ns that body i is required necessities of party. He made a platform -
5......................................... 7 flowery correspondent has ever graphically text : To the poor the Gospel is preached. I. i by law (to meet on the day name(, on Hoclionnl peace that would elevate

fi................................. ......... 27 presented the handsome lakes, the clear AI night Rev. H. It. Avery preached an Arrangements have boon made, u.s will be a national administration to the highest
excellent oII'rtlWII.Ir.. has'
7.......................................... 22 rippling streams, the high, rolling, rich landsof transferred! from California A'r;\Florida.! just been You soon by reference to our loran columns, fur a ''loint of popular approval, but he deserted
8.......................................... Tic. this to grand inaugural: ball, in honor of the gov it when the party lush: was cracked In his!
ar y. 9.......................................... 27 county, to the eyes of the inquiring will see hv has the appointments\ given below, ernor-elect, by the members of the Govern face. Ho made deliverance on civil! service t

t 10......................................... T/5 public. No highly pictured pamphlets hu'ec'l'r that he bci-n stationed nt !St. Paul's\ or's Guards, the Loon Light Horse, and the reform in a loading muguy.lno that foreshadowed
church in The former
t been her your city. pastor citizens of Tulluhusseo. : the ideal of n"III't'Willlllll
:Since: the above was in learn published showing advantagesin government :
;. put type we Rev. C. Downian: i bring made Presiding
: The! occasion will\\[ he one long to be \ Curtis: und Wayne MucVchh but
"'F climate soil and rClU'I1I11'rcd. ,
the following is the vote of the county as: geographical !portion, Eider of the Tallahassee District.) He will
and it is expected that a larger num ho tore it to shreds when the I political necessities : -
ij f.. '\ canvassed : For Itonds, 322 ; Against Bonds, like a precious stone in its crude state, hid take rank with the \pastors of your city in her of the citi/cnx of the Slate\ and of vis-it of II Presidential campaign confronted

,.. 232-AVworfcr. from view, her value is not known. No ordination pulpit ability of elders After, the the sermon and the lug! strangers will!! be congregated. together him. He was among the! first und boldest
following appointments -
t! Gadsdcn. one ascending the broad majestic\ St. Johns than over hetore In time history, ol' the! State. of his party to declare against bayonet flections
\ river were announceii.TIIR The invitation to attend( nnd witness! the in the !South, but (altered to the rear '
A colored man, by the name of Hen Irvine can imagine that twenty miles from .MTol.NTMKXTH.TullaluMce : inaugural: ceremonies is understood I to bo when till )party bugle; sounded on another

who lives! in the ll'{'tminpkmi I district, in her western shore lies a land high, rich and JHntritl-C. I 1':. I DOWMAN) P. K.: general omit! to include every citi/en and lino. Ho framed an 'lIIilll'IIt1Y.l"lt law usan

this with his wife about productive, with a dry, health-givingntuos- TIlIlIlI&a& JooI'e-g:. L. )F. Itlake. stranger within our borders'(. T county, a boy Flurid,'" hill und deserted Ids bill both
ph ere. No one ascending the small, serpentine 1AvmmCircuitS.Voumlhcrry': own us a rider -
twelve years of age, and one ot, made on Union Circuit-J. M. Jlondrv. und us n separate measure, when the
Ocklawaha river
f twenty acres of unfertilized high' hammock viewing the foreboding )lollti'cllu-I.I'IIJool'u.i l M'oiw rou TIII: uxio\ party }proswuroounio.Those ;
land this year four bales of cotton weighing jungles on either side; listening to Waukoenah 'ircuit-J. A. (:ustcl). The.! ['"im. has been under its present maiingoinont disputing./ records: made bv GeneralGarfiold 4..
t' the screach of the night-hawk and, the roar ('rawfimlyilhd.'irt'llit-IL' I n. BO 'III1, something; over two yours.Vliilo / exhibit Ilillllllll great and\ Jut' man
-1.30 each bushels
pounds till :: of corn, one of alligators, can picture such immense, Wncissa Mission-U. 1 II!. Ili hto\\'r. it has not accomplished that it desired it in all\ his (convictions\ purposes\, hut lucking .
barrel of syrup and fifty bushels of sweet Little River l'ireuit-11.1! M. Tydings. has made KratilViiig progress, and has, to lilt couruKc.: to command obedience to ";
potatoes. This is perfectly reliable, and we magnificent lakes as Gritlin. Eustis and Harris Quint-y-(J. A. Humidor day, more friends: tluui ever before.! At the what he could have well sustained 1 with ;

defy a better showing from lands elsewhere skirted with high, rich lands, and flour- Gadsdcn<< ('irl'uit-I: Mnrtir.Gadsden close of the old and upon the threshold of boldness equal/ folds, ability und fairness- ;

whose is i Hiing orange groves, ns lie at its source. << lil'sion-\\. (Ii, tooth. the now your, it is lilting; that the L'numspeak hilt( he was then only one of many }party I
fertility attracting immigration. Still, upon her own merits, without the aid Liberty Mission-J. Ilcmanes.Apulachicohi of some of the objects for which it lctu'rsIn till House ; his I'pllrii'rt' col,.
Quincy Star )Mission M. .\. Phillips. will labor in 1 IMsl. tested)' a dozen tireless ngjtrosslvo! demagogues

lltllsboroitgh. of auxiliaries, the advantages of Sumtercounty Lift (hkillfr l't-H. Jo.:. I'll/LJ.JI'1>I, P. 1 H.: It is: the province of true journalism to und he 1"111"11 to accept time I Issue t fompelling
arc becoming widely and favorably Live Oak l'irt'lIit-\\', II. F. Roberts.Madison Imild! up-not 1I1't Since the late norther the fish have censed known. Sumter county is about the centreof ond EIIt'llIt'Hllllimr.) lug muttor-of-fatt ago, tutu that journal till: lesson that he who sorvcx his country
to die in the of tho which seeks to feed) its renders lest, servos his puma most Ho Is now the
upper part bay, though the peninsula, bordering neither on the Madison: ('Ir'uit-\\ (C. (Collins.Mosoloy upon thedog' has
?_ we hear that they are still dying near its eri1 Hall (Cirl'uitl. )1. )liehaw.Lafa'cilt nias of the dead past' rather than dl""II'llluo I'rosidcnt-f\ he >l now and excoptiynullutios
Gulf or Atlantic but nature has given her I Mission-J, S. ISarnott. vital issues of I the/ living present, will find imposed upon him ; he Is }presumed
|t'| trance from the Gulf. No doubt the north outlets to both and! at the two extremes of Jasper Circuit-W. M. Mclntosh! itself left i completely) \ / the rt'nrllr till! rllllllin .o bo us nearly fret) us Is |ossiblo, from degrading -

wind blew most of the poisoned water out the county Withlacoochoe river, a Wei born f'ircuit-J. Rogers. army of Progress whii-h moves 1 forwardcontinually \ obligations, and it bus boon well
of the bay. Sunliuul Tribune.Levy.; White to the accomplishment of said of him that bo Is In a position to mould
bold! running stream, into which lake l'an- !Springs -W. O. Hamilton.. new ds own destiny. He has the opportunityo
Columbia [ .
Virl'uit-.J. J. purluusvs.
% asolfkce finds un outlet, and around which Lake City-W. S. Richardson.Nownansvillo i'hillips.. Reducing this plain truth to the make one til flue most 1lIIH.t.'Httlll! adminstrulion.s -

'r "/ DIRT ROAD.-This question i is at last as- are some of the finest lands in the State, l'irt'llit-H. II. Howron. chief Inquiry; of the I'niun still Irudkc.: the country has ever witnessed,

.- burning a practical form. Our businessmen empties into the Gulf affording a natural Lake Butler Ii"-ioll-\\: R. Johnson.St. will benefit 1' 1ridaVhuat will tend to increase ind(allure If he will fall be with such dlsuMrou opportunities. his
Iury' Mission S. B. Black. flit material prosperity of this are becoming fully alive to the imtort- liighway to the country for miles around and State? Florida stands amid her sister Tho! late campaign: although one of the

ance of having dirt-road communicationwith The Ocklaw aha river awl the :St. Johns Gnintn-We /Jilltrid-J. I' IcP.tss,1'. K.: states, among the youngest, a beautiful most earnest und bitter of modern times,
the main land, and it will not be long B. Joys'+nn. A new lifu is: already pulsating lilillt'ft\ little of Its bitterness to linger with
and Lake Kiibtis:
Railway tapping the St. Hawthorne Circuit-\\ )1.'ullll.. through It Is not
| even whether
; her veins, und with the tllII'ol'll' klllwn
: beauty of
before the horse and ox teams of fanners river afford )licanoI'Y-S. L. Smith.
our Johns sure anti quick trun.-por- her rivers und lakes, the generous fertility of majority of the votes cant }preferred GurUld -
will be as common a sight here as in a country tation to the Atlantic, and the day is'er II roll"on and Key-J. J. Nixon her 011.' (the llcI'nnalth of her orange I or Hancock fur President but the maorityof -

town. Colonel Lutterloh and Mr. Peter Archer Cir'ult-T. Tomkies.. the wonderful of her the electoral vote Is for Garflfld,
l near when a railroad will be built from these ioll-tu be groves range ugricul*
Quinn made of the and suppiieii.learnII. turn! productions und I her genial climute, and the country bus accepted tIU'r''lUI with
a survey route ascertained lakes to the Withlucoochec river and one ( K.: Partridge. she Is more inviting thousands than geseruus ," to tho (ur'ful of

the amount of tre:;tling, etc., needed running north and south through the centreof Marion Circuit-F. C./ 'A')'. IIf her sister And although her soil Is any not time notion. There is no dl") >sition to em* rImrnasstimenewl're'sitienttumle'ssitbcuinong

to build the road, together with the prob- the county, extending from Gainesville Ocklawaha Fort )11\1011-1'0 Circuit be-J. S. Jollier. ribbed with veins of iron or of coal, or her ) 't i
able cost. According to the estimate made to: Charlotte Harbor. As the lands along Yalalui supplied.Leesburgand -\\'. .'. ortou.l1mtf sands wise 1 legislation sparkling und with gold, yet, i if we have the ritry plunderer} the great and muss}place-men.of it-oplu On the of('Oi.all

the cost of building the road will not exceed these routes are fertile, orange groves and Cin.'ult-A.. J. Bl t. doubt we will have,a we generous will outstrip j IMIiey as most no, }>urties will be willing to give Irartneld a fair y,

$2.500. In fact, it is below this amount On farms will interlock each other front one end Brooksville CircuitOa'ic'l.. of the states in the race fur enlarged and trial They will censure him with reluct-
June I, 1811 the town !had election Hernando Mission-.\. M. C. Russell. lusting prosperity. Our mice aid commend his public acts with
an on to: the other. According to census returns Starke and Waldo T. B. population is becoming II
.cy. and gltutnt'ss ; und he need only be true to his
issuing bonds: to build a road, and every the: population of this county has increased Juckvinttlle JEdriei-4'.t. FCLI.WOOD, P. K.: yet. all those more who more make cosmopolitan hornet, and own convictions and maintain them with

vote cast was in favor of the measure. If. 3,120 during the past decade, but the actual Jacksonville B. .\very. tore have intere,. in common.|ermaiient All want courage I', to command: the approval of his!

the town council sees proper to do so, we increase is about 4.CKJO, and h wealth has La Villa! Mission-H. B. Frazoo.Duvu J. Rust.. gas! economical government ; that we may countrymen, l oth North ana South. The

presume they can issue bonds at any time grown proportionately much larger A ier- Fernandina! -Atkins. assist in maintaining It. The Union will In- whole nation wants a respite (runt 5trtlsanand
silt the strictest sectional strife, and if General
and raise money to build the road. There son risks nothing by buying lands and Nassau Circuit-R. A. Russell: with UIMJII efficient government! economy; the enlargement consistent hall simply obey hii own dl'lur'tl Harteh

may be some who would oppose sijch a orange groves in this: county. It is as safe Mandarin-H. S. Miller. anti perfection of the common school sys t hat he who attempts to \' t't lonal(dil-
Green Cove and
means of raising money, but there can be an investment as government bonds: with a St. Augustine Mission-L.I I'ulatku-T. W.. Moore.Moore. teat, and HII impartial distribution of the rust must find himself without |iatrtyand ,'
no question about the of the much K-hool funds to white/ and blacks alike ; the levotfs his ulluinltrtol to the promotion
right town togo larger interest. We fuel no: hesitancy Fruitland t' Increase of the school of the } of the j

s \ ahead in the matter.-Mr. Faber's mill in inviting men with capital and energy to Knterprise: .IinlinnWilliam l l !!. tax upon every voter; revenues the amendment by a poll of be of little moment who l'I'ltrltwi enter his' i

on Atsena Otie Is: becoming considerably en settle in Sumter county, when we look AM Mellon villound .akeJHul\.A.l'n'h the registration and election laws, so that a culn't or fill his offices. If ho shall give
R. H. UaMl
larged by removing the boiler to a new around and see hundreds!: prospering and Orlando| pka--T. Bishop. tt. free ballot and u fair count will be assured, It'fuhllc tranquility and thrift, and .
while at the same time { vil service, he will
building, which has just been erected out- growing rich who came here since the war. Indian River lsjun-T. T. Duncan. as difficult and dangerous illegal voting) will honude (lose his term more beloved( bv the nation

side the main building.-The -We word tole this week Brevurd Mission(). Collier WllMlIIsilllu j ; than when he entered and that
enterprising by a visitor who I the selection\ (l( public officers upon the upon I is a
firm of {essrs. Parsons & Hale are having a has traveled extensively over the United Tuinj Jiltrid-W. ('. Jonlan, P. K.: ground of merit rather than of j urty service crown that few Presidents ( the past have

new wharf built to join the railroad wharfat States and through Florida, that Lecshurgisdestined Tamju(learwaterCircult-O..t.-U. H. Bird ; the amendment, of the organic law so worn.-1'hiluddphics T/ '.
1{ lcuck. that manufactures can be fostered .. .
the cast end of the warehouse. This wharf to be the largest town on the South Fort Da.le(1rcuit H. Parker. tion from taxation for by exemp -
season ; enlavement I UOSSITKK
is being commenced at the foot of B. street, Florida peninsula. That her prospect! for Bartow ('f'uit-J. W. Mitchell. of our efforts to secure immigration edo.CJA. ., says ; 1 10 Summit not take thou-To-

in front of Mr Roderick' house. Messrs. being tapped by the Peninsular! Railroad, Alafia Clrcuit-C. .:. Pelot. ; and the faithful enforcement of the sand dollars fur KxceUigr: Kidney Vail
ManatF. my '
Parsons & Hale are agents! for the Morgan the St. Johns> & Lake Eustice> Railroad, and line Levtl-T.It,.\Bridges.. Branch. laws l.jelfm and, the lttcdy: punishment of crime. if I could not get another. I have gainedIn

three month* thirty JIUUd-&f,

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= : DECEMBER 25.

REVEILLE light shone, that added greater plainness] to --- -

t' The (lawn'smllod through w J: the bluencss the yellow skin and thin, sharp features. cut tere face 1 and honest, earnest eyes of La Mys- all to no ) What I strove for so best suits you. Yours "inlrdr. .
over- These two strange little folk eagerly Fate Jh\RY hrxDA.L'
head ran toward A sudden thrill could obtain for me. :
The lark awoke my pretty incognita and laid hold of her meeting was at my heart told me the I was at the opera one night when I'attl.ns Needless! to snr I ncceptctltime invitatiotnby'return
; 'with their skinny little anything unpleasant to inc. Margarita Two days' !' later the J four
was charming
The mist und mysteries of the paws, gabbling nil \\as she ? everyone, though post. .
night equally pleased! A
were the time in their slight llmh to wayV
fled, unreasonable jargon. She spread her me even her t1C'licio1'oi(' brought no o'clock express saw me speedtngonmy
over brow and lost
I The morning broke answered them in soothing tones, and taking waves of her brown hair itself in the !solace; the entrancing music! fell flat upon this time with every awiirance nfm'ting uMystcre
i ; the little girl upon her lap, drew the boy to her hand in the old; then she held out my oars and heart for the lack of one wo :: face to face, and learning; at )last

And soon the crystal chalice of the air her side as she continued hcrconsolatory re- lifting her handsome same to fearless manner, Jll n's face. Yet even as I argued with my somewhat of her history, past and present!

All pure and clear, marks. Feeling decidedly an outsider in "lIl!
>> ns briming,o'er with music sweet and this domestic scene, I made n movement to themselves," she said. "III it repeating) )presence near me. I raised my eyes ; the future.
From far and near. rare ]leave them. She raised her eyes, over which I took her outstretched band not so ? occupants of one of the large boxes on the At St. Mary ('rayI alighted. A groom
a shadow} had come and dimmed their her ]happy I looked into grand tier were moving about in a subdued came forward ; a moment more and wo were
I It overflows tho universe with charms, and said : eyes and in that moment fell but excited manner; heard, a low cry and the old rav church with its gruve'nrtlI1(1S'{
So fresh and bright song You must forgive my little ones; they hopelessly I in love, helplessly with the, unwillingly, but eternally then, ns.'thc; group parted my glace met the UC'llln time'very' heart of thc poorer cottages
That weary faces, pale with vigils long, arc Japanese and understand but a fewI I Japanese infants. of the two beautiful gray eyes of Ian Mystcre( bowling along over a fine country road, post
Suffused with light words of English: I took this as my dis Of the ten that At that moment the curtain went down at past! the rapid river Cray, dear to followers
; missal and left her; !but its I looked back, no minute days followed] I will give the! end of the fourth act, and a crowd of of old Izaak, and down the Pretty winding

And turning toward the beauteous eastern from the doorway, I saw her still bending understand Anyone will easily men surging out from the: stalls! ', prevented road toward a large group of trees at the txtremc -
sky, over those fearful imps, caressing their hor- dangerous ten days at sea, my reaching the box before the occupants end Of this quaint Ktish'ilIage.. A
In glad surprise, rid little faces with her soft white hands. I pas cultivated lrClience of a pretty) fa cimit-- had left it. I caught a glimpse of a white drive of less than half an )hour brought us

Reflected half the glories from on high resumed my promenade. mug The, incomprehensible woman i' gown in one of the passages', and ru hell to the lodge gates, then a moment more, and
In happy eyes. Good heavens I" I thought. "Her little mischief may prove. evenings worked the most blindly after it, though it seemed that all the. the )priory stood before us ; a dear old'
ones 1 She an English woman and they-Jap- such ; never were such moonlights, never men I had ever known in all my life, conspired fashioned, ]latticed-windowed house, with
And in the rosy shadows of the morn, anese 1 Then-horrible, unbearable thought! Arthur summer weather I We three-for at that particular moment to keep on overhanging roof, and triple chimneys of
A her husband to the glamor-sat hour me from living to the assistance door stood ; It
tiny life, -the father of these children after hour in of my un the Tudor period. The open
In solemn hush of joy: and love, was born what, was he but a Japanese also? tropical moon the while full she beauty would\ of an almost known. 'When I did reach the corridor, she was always open, that door, testifying mutely -
To human strife. Indeed, was there not a curious blending for La Mystcrc, sing to us ; was standing ]half supporting a lady, so ] to the hospitality) of all who dwelt with-
of the two nationalities in the little faces- possessed a voice of such beautiful and yet so ethereal looking, it
> t A buried heart, long cold as drift of snow, the brown hair of thegirl, the gray of power and sweetness faded that even ]her incomparable seemed as if even the breath of the summer in.A fine, handsome old man came out to
'Neath breast as white, the buy-like her, yet rendered unlike eyes by it. playing So into insignificance before night would blow her away. I meet me, with snow-white hair, crisp and
Stirred strangely in the rapturous morning the unmistakcablc stamp of their race I Hut she would charm us both, until The moment La Mysterc's eyes caught youthful standing about his head.
glow, how could such an alliance have come and even prosy, steady old Arthur lost his. head sight of me they lost their anxious look, and "So."iiecricdm a ringing voice, "thisis
And throbbed with might.A about? Were such things ever done? Was have declared that, but for me, he would the little troubled) frown disappeared from Mr. Karnsford I We have YOU at last, and
J there no law to prevent such marriages? placed his heart and fortune at the incognita's her brow. She put out an cagerliand, from are delighted to see you, sir.:' Then, turn-

weary soul, unloved, alone, and old, An hour later, as I approached the door of ;You will feet which she had withdrawn the glove, saying ing to some one within, he called : Here,
And long oppressed, the saloon, I came face to face with the all this time scarcely believe me, yet, during impetuously, as though we had parted but Weasel, tell Cora and Dorothy, Mr. J arns-
J Sped outward through the azure and the mysterious subject of neither Harford nor I had yesterday : ford has come"
gold was coming out for a breath my thoughts.of the She learned if she were maid, wife, or w llow. "Oh, fr. Karnsford, we arc in such trou /Some things come to one by instinct. I

To endless rest. air, she said, before confining herself evening to her There little was the black dress, and the horrible ble ; the carriage has not come, and see, she knew that Weasel" could be none other

I The. dawn smiled through the blueness] over- comfortable quarters for the night. I fan caressed Japs and, whom fondly, in addressed my presence her, she" littleones had must be taken home immediately." than one of the small Jells, and my instinctproved
cied she met as To offer my brougham which was luckily correct. Presently there appearedthe
head, : my glance less calmly I as she for
: proofs her widowhood
as ; while, in waiting, to myself horses lady I assisted
broke into servants, delicate fragile-looking
The lark awoke ; ( flow of words, fearing, on the other hand her innocent timer ,
The mist and mysteries of the night were I perhaps, I should ask some leading ques her absolute belief, in the fearlessness of this evil everything at little feet, was the work ofa at the opera, and at her side the Japaneseboy r
i tion. moment. She accepted) the first calmly his sallow complexion, black hair and
fled.Tho Leaning over the world), her almost childish trust, implied amaiden's enough, but just as I was depicting to mvself looking more dismal than ever beside
broke railing
morning !I.. glancing now at heart and nature not yet tried or the bliss of her home tall
escorting fairness.
the gliding water, now at a her flower-like
December my companion's moulded.
Harper. face, about whose finely-cut features the Her name was Sandwell ; we always distinguished, and rather cross-looking man "This is my daughter, Lady Dinsmore,"
-- -- ----- --- moon's rays lingered tenderly addressed her as one entitled to the joined them, apparently very much heated said Mr. Kendall ; and this=is my grandson -
TIIOSE ItllEAItPUL JAVS. we h"t'.wmore prefix Madame, and as she had never corrected and disgusted. ."

It was a dreadfully hot season, and let mo my greatest friendly finesse Hut and all delicacy,, put failed with to her us, we )had, consequently, to believe Not a cab to be found anywhere," he I thought the old ? clouded -
tell you that heat is heat in tho States. I draw from her confidence her a widow-anything less dignified was said irritably, but she interrupted !him. somewhat as he acknowledged the last
was coming from Canada to sail the next day name, her station her her regarding impossible.As 'I Never mind, George, Mr. Karnsford: has relationship: and I experienced a horrible
for home. I took the train at Niagara Falls, future. past, present or we neared our journey end, I began offered! us his brougham, so we can get Cora sensation oft the inevitable, creep over me,
and had a long sixteen hours' rule before She was dressed in I noticed to understand that I was deeply interested in home comfortably without delay." as I found here at the threshold of her own

me. The nasty white dust sifted through, and she wore on the third mourning finger of, her left, her-so deeply and so truly, that my futureseemed George ]looked ut me with the air of "And home, evidence of Dorothy's being the
the window-blinds and sashes: the sun hand a heavy with' a wilderness of unrest without her who the deuce is Mr. Karnsford," but before mother of these children. La M store must
in shades gypsy ring, a single figure in the foreground Hut how to present he could his look into )had I not heard
glared fiercely, spite of the provided stone-a diamond of otherwise put more polite of necessity be Dorothy, for
by the company ; tho car was crowded, and her attire was pain in beauty the extreme.; the her to my blood(.stately lady'Oranth's mother, with all words, La Mys-tcro seized him by the arm, them all address Lady Dinsinore as Cora;

every moment the atmosphere grew more i As it grew ]later, she turned from at into proud of the distilled whispered something in his car, and pointedto and then, too. had she not just the face fora
gazing double veins
and until breathing be- the quiet river below and a essence in her ? How the other lady, who was growing rapidly Dorothy, not beautiful but bright and fair,
us, her "This
fixing is
: chosen wife I know
absolutely say and
came painful. As things reached fearless my more more pale. George turned\ me. and proud?
this crisis, a brilliant thought struck me, and said eyes: on held out her hand nothing about her family, or her past. I met You are very kind," he said, 1 accept The day waned and no Dorothy appeared
emanating from sheer desperation. Why and thank her on a river steamer in America. She; has: your offer without hesitation : here is: my ; it was not until dinner that I saw
not get oil at Albany and take the night evening."Good-bye" you for a pleasant two Japanese children-but-I love her !I" card." He ]held out the bit of pasteboard her. She came into the drawing-room last

boat down the river to New York? I should "Oood.h '('," I echoed. Hut I shall A pretty statement of facts, and one synonymous which I thrust into my waistcoat pocket; of all,wearing some kind of thin black gown
arrive in plenty of time fur the sailing of in the I ]have sec with a cut-down of my present allovtutce,1111(1 then, almost: lifting the elder lady in his that showed her white arms and neck, witha
you morning
the Russia, and tho further misery of the of ; promised myself the loss of Thorney Grange, in arms, he passed down to the carriage, followed hunch of roses at her waistband. Mr.Kendall .
escape pleasure
six hours tho train. waiting" upon you toa mmothcr's gift, in prospective. ] by La Mvsterc, whose only. .sign. of simply said : '' ,
on Surely,on the beautiful hotel or-or your home. So the days glided I loved her "
Hudson, u cool breeze lon by ; more tnaiiKs: was a qtucK] : IOOK: towarameirom ner ion ami Jlorotll)' are out companions ;
comparatively most kind she
could be found. are returned quick and more d'lIp'rntt.'lI1d, as I told myself, handsome eyes, and a slight flush on her fair no need to introduce you. What makes
] "but 1
ly ; omit quite provided for, and I shall more and more hopelessly.Once face. Another and
they-were ?
We gone. ;you s-o Dolly
were already nearing Albany j so, has- require no assistance. Then bowing, she only we spoke uf tile future. I had] With a feeling of triumph I went back to "Angel would not go to sleep} ," she answered -
tily thrusting my scattered belongings into withdrew, and I was left lamenting.I made some senseless remark as to the blankness
my stall and listened in calm serenity to the in a low voice. "I had to sing to
my portmanteau, I stood ready and waiting did not see her again though lingered of life after our parting; and the probable final act of the opera. her until she did."
as the train entered the large railway depot. about the next morning, walked through the! do-nothing state I should sink into. She Had I not secured the right and the means The same look of passed over
Two hours later, behold me tranquil und saloon many times, touched the notes of the lifted her arched brows trifle annoyance
a ('ornfu1h'i of seeing her again ? The man's card was his face that I had noticed wht.'nhe spoke of
triumphant, after a very good dinner, and piano invitingly. All to no she and her curled
purpose ; lip a little, though in my pocket, he was evidently some relation Weasel. He said a little sharply :
with an excellent cigar, pacing tho deck of would not lip horrors To be sure, the elder of not make me any answer. and from him I could find! her address!!, You take too much care of those children
,. the finest river steamer in the world. the Japanese the girl, came out and "And you/1'hulked"what will you do?" to her and tell her-what? That I loved Dorothy. Leave them more to the
It was a beautiful night, tho moon at its l played upon] the /floor with a Japanese dollso She flashed "handsome eyes upon meus Pier but not the little Japs ; that she must nurses." .

full, the stars all out in their lesser glory. tearfully like its owner that! I fairly shud she replied, : "Simply my duty. You love me but not the little Japs ; in fact, that I cannot, papa.' You know promised
,As I roamed up and down, I passed the door dered. Overcoming my repugnance, I approached forget-I am going home to my little ones." with mo she could not need the little Japs. him."

,of tho ladies' saloon] and my attention was this small specinmeh,1111(1 asked: insinuatingly Oh. those horrid Jajw They; had not been I sauntered home to my chambers, happy "'ell, well, never mind, m)' dear; we
caught by a figure sitting silent and alone, for mamma. mentioned between us, uml I had piously in the thought of what the day would bring won't discuss it. )Ir. Karnsford, will you
in the moonbeams. When I parsed again, The child squinted her sharp black eyes at hoped that u merciful Providence had removed lime put 111)' hand in my pocket for my talisman give your arm to Lady Dinsmorc-Dolly,
I caught u glimpse of a bended,brown head, me, and hlgn1in her high shrill voice a voluble them from this sphere, and that I but-the card was gone.I you come with me. Sorry; George wu!>n't
and two ungloved hands loosely claspctj) together harangue in her native tongue, gesticulating never more should I encounter theirigly I searched every available portion of my able to come down to-night, but un M. IVs:
; a pretty, quiet figure, with feminine with ]her elfin ]hand) as she concluded; fllPOS. clothing, pulled my pockets inside out, but always busy nowadays."
,grace in its attitude. She did not look up- as but, though! she grinned and chattercd.nnl The day we ]landed was a forlorn ending with no good result ; it was not to be found. A most agreeable dinner followed, and
1 stood between her and tho moonlight, but winked her eyes, so like those of the doll to our summer sailing ; it rained copiously ; Then I sat down and sulked over it; what a one I should have better enjoyed had I not
\ moved a little impatiently, as if only half she held, I could make nothing of what she rained as it only can in Liverpool. Through fool I was not to have read the name and been haunted by the all-prevading presence

conscious of the obstruction. When I came said. Finally, I left tho brat with no more some mistake there was no one to meet her, address before putting it away ; now there of the two absent Japs, and,,' the half !sad!
by.the third time, she had vanished. accurate knowledge of my mystery than I so she allowed me to take her to the train, ; was no )possible chance of seeing her. In expression upon Dorothy's face, that had set-
I Shortly after, as I was still wandering ]lazily !- possessed: when I first saw her sitting amid see her comfortably l placed in a first-class short, I was in despair, until it suddenly oc- tled thereafter her mention of him. Could )
to and fro, I heard the sound of the piano the moon's shadows. carriage, booked for London, and did not re curred to me that at ]least I could ask the it be possible this sweet English-woman re-
t in the saloon. Foramoment I felt annoyed ;iI My voyage home was n dull one. The ship fuse the miscellancouscollection literature coachman where he landed the party. If he gretted her Japanese' husband I

I the night was too perfect in itself to be had few on board, and among the few no I thrust uion her. had not caught their name he would remember Only one circumstance gave me hope, her
,marred by any of the popular war songs of sensible man to make a pleasant hand at 1 was very miserable!! at seeing her go from their address. name. Sandwell had a truly English ring,
tho time, and what else could be expected cards] no pretty girl to keep one up in scientific me, yet I had not the courage to try uml win The next morning I summoned Peters and could not be orientalized. Shortly I ,however -
from a performer on board a river steamer? flirting. Consequently my thoughts her, Japs and! all. I could love her distractedly earlier than usual. Dill ho remember the that faint consolation was destroyed by

I My displeasure, however, soon gave way to often dwelt t'JIIIl'rlUpOl1 La Mystcre, us I but not her accessories: two ladies and the gentleman ]he took from my servant, who, a il' than any
astonishment and delight, as I listened to called her in my heart, and her strange, The guard rang the bell. I put out 111)' ., the opera last evening i ? Oh, yes,he remem femme-de-chambre. poured out to me the
r the strains of the "Moonlight Sonata." wierd, ugly children hand. Good-h>'l'," I said, and some of the bered perf'ctl} Where did he put them facts that she had taken the name of Sand
My love for music amounted to a mania A season spent in London, however, threw mournfulness! of my heart echoed in myvoice. down? Could ho tell me that ? Undoubtedly well from un old aunt whose] property she
and when this delicious melody, fl.ndcrettwith her somewhat into the shades of memory, "Good-bye, I shall not easily forl'l'ou :: ; the gentleman had given him half a had inherited, the name being part of the
all the passion of its composer's mind, amid when I did recall her, it was with ainomenturv I"She sovereign ; of course he remembered. It was legacy. "They do say, sir," continued
floated away over tho moon-washed waters, interest coupled with a slight feeling !: gave me her hand, the brave eyes No. Katon square. Jackson, "as her own name was a monstrous
I stopped in amazement. Instinctively the of disgust for tho small Japs. Tho deeper meeting! mine untiinchin ly. "Good-bye," Peters retired, and I, once more triumphant qucer-suuuding one. !She's always called
formed by desire, took shape within sentiment she had excited in me I fancied she returned quite calmly. "Thank you pn'pan'tI111mhll for the happiness in Mistress Dorothy in the house, and has only
I my mind : "She who thus plays must dead, and though I often caught myself Very, verynrucii for all your kindness" store for me. My inclinations advised me been home a short time-only since
be the girl that sat half hidden in the comparing other gray eyes with hers, 1 was She. loosed her hand from mine, the last to seek the lady of my heart immediately, lady's marriage: ; and when she did come my,
shadows.! in no way hard bit, and did not waste a bell ruuf' the train moved, she smiled, and but my obstinacy, though I dubbed it propriety she brought them fearful blacks with her
Throwing away what remained of my cigar thought on the possibility of our meeting I aWl')'. Looking back' for iv farewell { urged me to wait until the approved It's shocking to hear them a calling her
I stepped within the gilded apartment from 'again. glance, I saw the bright brown head !sink on lour for visits ; over a cup of tea one grows: mamma, and) it don't seem natural as they
which the sweet sounds issued. The room Life, however, was stranger than fiction ; her clasped hands, and I felt the gray eyes much more intimate and confidential. should be hers."

was comparatively empty, for most of the and so I found it. were t filling fast with willful tears. She, too, A little after four I strolled into Katon Alas! my fears and surmises!! were rapidly
passengers were on deck As I I\lltllusp'ct.!! I was again:; in thcStates.! and again on my then felt this parting! It was some slight square and rung the bell of No. -. The becoming certainties, I felt that ere long, I
od, at the further end, seated before tho homeward journey ; the Kus, in this time was I compensation for mown wretchedness I!!,and door flew open. "Not at home," said the must look the matter squarely in the face,
grand pianoforte, her back towards lime Isaw full to overflowing ; but us J: had a jollyI I gloated over it us I walked toward the hotel irreproachable butler and make u )" mind that in loving Dorothy -
my incognita: Her !head was: a little companion with me in the person of my old until the miserable idea) dawned upon called to inquire -." I began, when I must: hove the Japs as well. In choosing -
drooped, and the fine curves of her figure college chum, Arthur Harford, I felt above mo that I had let her go without obtaining he resumed in a most respectful tone: ""'us her for my wife, I must accept her past, >
well defined against the crimson gorgeousness : any chance acquaintance. "'c sailed late in information concerning her ultimate destination. I )Ir. Kurnsford?" "Yes." "Then my ]lady and her little ones with it.

of walls,and furniture. She was ab- the day, and, after dinner, llurfordund I sat Questions! innumerable had often had left directions that should Mr. }:arns- A week, two weeks, were gone, and still I
sorbed in the music. I approached quietly, smoking, comfortably at our case, in our suggested themselves during our ocean life, ford call he was to be told that they hud all lingered at the I'rioryIy:: passion for Dor-
and stood by her side looking down upon deck chairs. As the sun went down into I but a certain dignified reserve on her part gone to the country ; that my lady was better othy had become the prominent part of

her. Her face thus seen was very charming, the sea on one side, and the moon rose fromit completely repelled uny advances on personal and very much obliged for Mr. Karnsford's : being. Day, by day. }hour bv hour., it my became _-
softly tinted, and delicately cut ; a dropping on theother, I was reminded of that evening hiibfocts. 80 to the last she had -preserved kindliness." more ob\'iousto me that I should] n part
mouth, half melancholy, half determined ; in the past, when, under just such a sky, her incognita. "To what part of the country;" I asked from her either as her future husband or a
and braids of nut-brown hair rolled high with just such u moon above, I had listened Over our lute dinner I told Arthur of our <\tingh'. badly wounded, unsuccessful suitor. Yet
upon a shapely !head. I to Ueethoven, as never before hud it been my good-bye. He growled ut the tears in her "To her Iddyship's. father's," replied the during these two weeks, not one word had,

As she finished I made some appreciative good fortune to hear him rendered. eves!!, and added, savagely : man servant, implying by his manner, of ever come to my cars regarding her past life.
remark, to which she responded gravely, but I felt communicative, so told the story to "N 0 sign! t hat she cares a bu t ton for\'on-IlO course: you know where that is, or, if you She was still 'OUllg-too young for her to
with a certain dignified pleasantness that llarfonl, adding; as I finished : doubt she was laughing ut you the next moment. do not, you know nothing, and are not worthy have been anything more than a slip of a
marked her as: one used to the w Jrhl. "I would give a goodish: bit to see La Tears, Indeed-thought you couldu of enlightenment. As I stood hesitating girl when the heavy cares of life apparently
With two true lovers of music, conversation Mystero again. She was pretty, ami she see her-very pretty little trick that-bah I II what more to say, a door at the end! of became hers. !She spoke seldom of herself
soon springs into life; so in a few moment could play-ah how she could play Hectho- tell you it's none ense, all women do that the hall was pushed back, and, within the never of her life in the States. Yet she was
we were in full swing over our favorites \'enl" sort of thing-I have seen them scores of room thus revealed I beheld the elder! of oitcn-hearted as day, and talked well and

she arguing, differing,and illustrating, "Hah! said Harford.sentcntiously. "You times." the two black the girl with the wild, yellow earnestly on all subjects ; was most atfec-
with sudden touc ICS on the keys in a manner have dined to your liking. You are always After this rather depressing statement I hair and eyes. !She caught my unwil tionate to Mr. Kendall and devoted to the
dangerously] charming, while her eyes sentimentally inclined, Phil, after a gt)od kept my own confidence, and ere long LaMysteredied ling gaze, und, pointing ]her finger at me, little ones. The latter, by a, lucky accident
itiine fearlessly. Handsome eyes they dinner ; have remarked it oftenht and out oureonversation, though commenced jabbering something in her were confined to the
met with black lashes, and finely talk to that slim girl over by the wheelhouse not out of m\' heart Indeed I found my mother tongue. I lingered no longer ; another ish ailment. She was nursery never addressed some child-
nencilled were-gray brows., f she may like your rhapsodies better thoughts constantly roving off to those instant: and the door closed, and J"tuod as Mistress Dorothy, or Dolly I:: save

the midst of a lengthy argument over than I do"I brave gray eyes! anti the (proud mouth, us I outside! the wide portico, in silent naturally, the former there ; adopted,
In had last Sl'l.'li. look from the window of ; was a fitness! in
considerable You area heathen, Arthur I luhtelyremarked. : rage.So it that
in which she was displaying pleased me was she
Chopin,tire and spirit, a shrill\I, Nevertheless 1 did get up, mud the railway carriage. All the confu>ion. : near anti yet so far. and I her humblest; servitor?not my mistress

out. Mamma mamma," followed\ l>y stole in the direction of the lone figure bending hurry anti bustle of a guy season could not A week went by. At the end of that time Wt-11.: to cut it short, we
cried and voluble explosion: of Hindu- overtime railing.\ clear from mv memory that one face grown I found one Saturday morning, with my home one evening from a lawn were walking
u long of the of the ten :She was envelope in a loose wrap of some su inexpressibly dear during the summer other correspondence a letter to this effect : nis had not come into party-ten
one languages
,or any throat and days when Bailed together over the blue "Sr. MARY CR, KENT fa.hio1in those
loft tribes M far as: intelligibility was con- kind, pulled well up about her we 'Y June KSG-. days-given at one of the neighboring "
replied in the same ears, and as sloebent upon her crossed arms, Atlantic. "Mv Dc.tuSiB : The ladies of my family houses: ; Lady Dinsruore I""
companion her
rernoo, My ] formof speech the result a view of her countenance was rather ditn- I never attended u dinner, ball, or drum have reported to me your kindness and politeness Kendall in front husband, Mr.
incomepreheustble from of; the adja- cult to obtain. With invention lkrnof nee-: that the thought was not present with use to them the other night at the opera. them. It Dolly and I loitering behind -
heing the appearance one 1 and tossed Will she Iv there? As the weeks Hew by Their hurried of was: a lovely moonlight
: of two of the most astonLjrfmr :: t* ity, I threw myself forward manner leaving town prevented night: the little river
p) had, beheld. my lighted cigar( into the gliding waves. It and I never once met her, I waxed furiousut their thanking you in person when\ thread! at our feet the rippled like a silver
; trees
figures ultra-ugly children gleamed for an instant: in the shadows of the my own Cupidity in letting her go, with- you called Will you do me the honor to ows before us the cast deep shad.
most air
They were the accomplished out u clew by which to discover her Various a few days at house ; was IIwcct with a thou
How-faced, with dark almondImaginable keel ere it went out, but my object was pass my in this old- sand flowers. The
v.. ; .tl: unclosed withtickUrlwind ; the sudden. flash, us it passed schemes formed I In tinhUH brain ; IWeal. fashioned village. It will give me great pleasure was not to be resisted.influence of the night
'l1apetl eyes lashes and hair before her eyes, caused her to start from her .) insert discreet advertisement. in all to receive you, and to show m and-she knew Another moment
flit tdlftlsuu)', foreheads, brushed meditative posture,and throw lack her head. the dailies ; I would look up all the Sand- ciation of the kind services you rendered her, how 1 had all. Knew how 1 loved
n. o:):te upon their her wells in ull the different counties, make of fought otr that love, and how-
Rowing i| their The dark drapery |*+d from about >, I one mp daughters some mouths ago, to it would not be
-bacP and braideJ into hMieavy licks! were and, as she turned full 1 upon me. I beheld raids: upon their homes, and unearth in someway which" you have now added another to the er and conquered, but grow strong

mcIouldera.! On one other of a cummonuPrtU once more, under the moonlight, the finely my beautiful, tantalizing mystery ; but Ibt. I inclose the trains ; pray take which made me stronger sue for until her it held me captive, and
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No Lovelace! could have pleaded more I The Rest Taper Try It CONDENSED; :; TIME; : CARD' Florida: ami Western Railway to and fron MALLORY'S[ : \t

\warmly, and no Clarissa! listened! more coy OK THE Savannah: and all Northern, Eastern am I.'I.OUIUS'I'K\. ISlilia I.IX I:. .
I I ly. The beautiful color stole over her face: I tLU I'TIL\TEn.: Western: Cities.At .
her slender! hands held each other in sweet BB.\UTIFUItS> -:, YEAR: : ATLANTIC, OULF.t WEST.::: I INDIA THAN Lake City daily with the Florida (\'n..

confusion! and the prond handsome:' eyes SIT RAILROAD} tral Railroad: : to and I from Jacksonville, :Ot.; Only Direct Line to New<< York.THE .

were lowered beneath the ardor of mine. The S'I"n.llIm"rl'nn.. PENINSULAR! RAILROAD} Augustine, Palatka, Enterprise: and I. ind-
At }last she! spoke. ( Jl'udlru IIrll,) logs on t the St. Johns Ill ver. ..
"The children! TilE SciKNTino AMKUICAX: is: a large f first- ASHCUMBERLAND At I Baldwin daily with the Atlantic, Gul If "-

"Ah Dolly, Doll'I"I I answered, "do class weeklv newspaper of sixteen' pages : I ROUTE.In 1:. and WcM: India Transit: Railway and fronFcrnandina jj I
you suppose! 1 would separate them from printed in time most beautiful style prnftitclyilluttraled (inino'svhhie"Ltr! ( Key, am ; t >

''I you ? I must love them for your sweet with N>tcndhl ciiffmriiigt, representing : Effect: Ftlmtary! ISM. with !steamers for Tampa Key Wi't nmHavana. .
sake I confess," I added impatiently, "I the newest Inventions and the most recent :i ;
would rather they were not yours, and not .\Advances the Arts and :--::1'il'III''Sinrln.1iIl ooixo SOUTH. At ('hmattutluuu ho'.' three Ii III weekly will I : FINE: STEAMSHIPS: ,
Japanese. Of course I have no doubt your new and interesting facts in Agriculture t the People's Line and! Central Line I Boats: tn
)husband! was no end of a good fellow, butthat's the Home 1Icll1hh'dilIll'rogrl': : !! L'aVl'tlallta., ( 2.1.:)> r.. :M. and from Columbus} Eufaula.: Fort (III i Ill'!!, WB'.STI'.ltX: : Ti\AS.
In'ave Macon (Ia. 7.1" i' M I.
neither here nor there ; they are yours Hol' Science:: Xatural History, (Geology and i Leave Bruns\\ick, (hi. (i.15 I .\. M I. Apalachicola: : and other River landings.7O CA1T. IIINKS.C'lTY I ;: .
I love I .A tronolllThe -valuable 'Elegant :Sleeping; and I Parlor Coaches.
and that's enough. you want you ; 1II0 lraetkalpapers !
fl Arrive Fcrnandina, VIa..l.l) ( ,, .\. M I t. OF I>.\ I.I.S.1'1'.
-' and naturally must take the children with by eminent writers in dill departments Woo.1rIlI1' and Lucas Patent run daily betwccn
Leave Fernamlim.I \ t.
you. I am not such a savage as to ask a of :Science: \ will be found in the Sci Arrive Baldwin 1.25 i'. M. t Tallahassee and Jacksonville.'JT'flCJnick PA HI-: mother to from her little ones! l'lItilielIwricall.. : \ t time sureconnection. I'I'rfl'l.tsafl'tr.
part -- : of the above! Steamers will leave
(iO half which I.l'I'IB lll will fl;r'.fi'kllo-I\\'iJ\ It'. 1.30 i it:: M. ]EDGAR) VL1ET, ONE
"Husband !father !-me !-my own children Terms, $::1. \1 per year, $l. year, : : for New York'n'
!1" faltered Dorothy, her gray eyes full includes pn 1stag'. )Discount i to Agents. Sold Arrive Jacksonville (Cum. Route).. :.!.a.1p. M. 20-tf :Master TrlII:
of indignant surprise ;j' then on sudden by all Newsdealers.: Remit: i by postal I orderto I Leave Baldwin for (' ;;I rKI'1': ;r. This line, having no transfers to make
breaking into a ringing peal of laughter. MUXX ,t CO., 1'ublishers37: Park Row, ArriveValdo (Junction !'. R. 1\:) .. 4.11 I'. M. HUer and Oeeaii Steamboat. between

Oli, my pour, misguided! credulous! 1'hilip. New York. Leave .t. 'n I'. M. . .
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Atid did you think me the mother of Angel .'.\'I'I'X'I'S.-III: connection with thc Sc1- Arrive Gainesville.: .... tilT; I'. M. FERNANDINA) : AND} I'01:1: : \.
and Weasel ? I married my husband a l'lItilicull'r t i !'11tl. :Messrs.Mexx Leave Gainesville. ;5.2!11) I'. :M.Arrive \ iv: 5(11 11) IT i, i: Oilers t time

Japanese: Oh, forgive me, but it is too delicious & ('0. are Solicitors of American' and Cedar Key. .).30:\ p. 3!I. BEST AND( CHEAPEST I : : TRANSPORTATION :: -

!I" Foreign Patents have had .'(."> years experience Trains: to Jacksonville: and North of Baldwin TO FLORIDA:I I si I I l'l'Ilt4.: :
Dolly, however, was merciful. She saw and now, have I the largest: establishment daily. .- -i> <'"-'----'$

my I.'oilfusiol\andl'hoking back her merriment in the world. Patent are obtained, : on .01X0 SOUTH. { (;IOIC: (; IA | g J i.oicinv j jST Vegetables and Fruits will receive special!
as best she l'uultl-though it would the best terms. .\ !'1'1'I'iallllltil'l) is made in I -': care, in handling.
forth moment in little spasmodic Leave Cedar '\ 1.15 .\. :M. .' _---l a'------.
crop every the SCIENTIFIC .AMERICAN all inventions
bursts-she took my arm and related the following t patented through thiocgl'lH'r., with Arrive Gainesville) .s.U I A.M.
Leave (Gainesville. $.'10) .\. .
; M.
: t the name and residence of till' Patentee.Ity .
)Ir. Kendall i it my stepfather. moth the immense circulation thus given ArrieVfll.1..) (P. R.: R. June.). !"US' A. M. r'iY" I N LAN 1) lE-iI The t tniu-Ung) public are ollcrcd the advantages

er, an English lady, was the widow of a public attention is directed to I the merits ofthe Ll'IIVC'al.lo.. Si.55 .\. M.i of a (DIRECT LINE h:, WITHOUT
Spanish Don. who being on the unfortunate new patent and sales or introduction Arrive lhtl.lwin..I 12.17 I'. M. ANY CII.\I St CE-\; ::\. Connections made at
i: A .11 n o AT ro .111 A x v !
side of polities, at nis death left my mother often easily effected.Any I. Leave Jacksonville (Cum. 1O\lh'.1: ) I 1.15 .\. M. \ Jacksonville with all I steamboats! for all
very poor, and with two little babes. :My person' who has made: a new discovery Arrive Baldwin..........................12.30! : ) M. "'*""*" '"*""" \ s' -- "--- points mi the St. John's, (Vklawaha. and
twin brother, (iuy, was always a wild, ha i invention ascertain \I lit Ii HlwrslIl\Il with t the Transit Kail-
or can ,free ofrllflrlf., II :
he older : Leave lIalllwill.-: .::.::...........12.40( 1'. M.
r bov.aml. as nevercould ) ; r\llulut Fcrnandina alt railroad stations
rum-scarum with grew mother her whether a patent can probably be obtained Arrive Fcrnandina...................... :3.40 p. M.
agree either my or 1)\' writing to :Mfxx it Co. We also send ............ in .
kinder father could not : Leave Fcrnandina.... .. .. :3.15 I' :M.
husband though a Hand-Hook about the Patent Laws 4JkJSggff.MiU
the of sixteen. j"f'C our Leave Brunswick. .Olll') M. & : I AND I PASSENGER:; : (I RATESAS :
be. Guy, ran away at ngc Patents Caveats, Trade Marks their costs, '
heard of him for four l.l'ave1111'4111.: ... 8.40 A. M. l LOW AS BY INDIRECT) : LINES.jTOThrough :: .
\''e nothing years. and how procured, with hints for procuring -
Arrive .Atlanta ( 1.15 r. M.
letter reached from Rates and Bills of lading
Then, two years ago, a us advances on in'l'ntiontlllrl' s for the
Trains to Cedar Key and :South:; of Baldwin
of settlement in to all points.
the clergyman Japanese paper, or concerning patents
the far \Vest of the United ::States saying MUNN & CO.. daily except Sunday.PENINSULAR No :SEASICKNESS: : :1I! No OCEAN DANGERS I For passage or further information, apply

Guy was very ill. His wife a Japanese lady 37 Park Row New York. : :\ RAILROAD, to
of royal birth! had died leaving two little Branch Office, Corner F and 7th Streets, ( Waldo Kmnrh.' ) It. W. SOUT11W1CK Agent,

ones to his care. The clergyman stated that Washington I). C. (fi;!) OOtNU SOUTH. THE HTKAMEItSC'lTY Fernandina.C. .

lie had performed the marriage! ceremony between ---.. ---- -- --.--- Leave Waldo Junction................ 0.00A.M.: H. MALLORY it CO.,

them, she having previously become ItookN. mid. .Stationery.lIOHAC'i Leave Hawthorne....................... 7.40A.M. OF IIUIDiiKTOX Pier 20 Ea-t: : River____ New York. ..2-tf._.
wished r
a Christian, and added if we to see --- --- -- --- ---- --
Arrive Lochloosa........................ 8.10) A. :01.
Guy alive, we must lose no time. : )) It iTi.: And 1)\11) C'l.AIIK. 1.'I.OIUItXI) HAVANA
Of course there was no end of a !scene CiOlXU NORTH.
and my poor mother long asull'ererof heart Wholesale and Retail Leave !\.. ) .\. 'M. "TEEKI'Jo'Ai'l': !: MAIL[ SERVICE.IVrformcd : : :.

disease, died in consequence of the shock. Leave Hawthorne.10.15 A. M. ;-tt-Tlm l )o'\
Kendall thus rendered totally unfit Arrive Waldo Junction.12.15: I'. M.
for:traveling, even if step-sister's health Trains: from Waldo to Lochloo: return ",------.. .l'1 ;
Tuesday Thursday and Saturday.CONNECTIONS. { PASSENGER: ,: ] g ; :
would have permitted his leaving her. I Ami MUSIC?, .v- .* -: # H
persuaded him to allow me to go to America .
-I was used to going about. and did not 59 WEST BAY :STULT, ATLANTA. -J.IXI--: 1' .
I reached !San Franciscoin
fear the journey. : Close connection I is made Atlanta. Ga.,
time to !see: my poor brother before he by the ne-w and elegantly up-
FLORIDA.,7'CrNcliool and
JACKSONVILLE, to and from all points North East t. West
" I died and to promise him as a last request Northwest ) Steamer ('ily. of Hridjetoii, pointed steamship ADMIRAL( : I (sldc\\'I'lccl),
to take care of his little ones and be a mother daily. according to t the following schedule. ) : I
to them. I was bringing them home when \1'T. Ix'avo (Velar Key em Tuesday morning.Passengers .
I first met! you, and our second meeting With Trains for Eufaula: Columbus, Ga., Waits at Fcrnandina fur the .' IOIlIla11141 ( from Savannah leave by steamer
came about by my being obliged, some ItooliN, it SI'luIfJ..O."Tr .' Montgomery, Mobile and New Orleans.AT Thursday night Vegetable Trains of tim City of Bridgcton on Saturday p. m. LeuveFcrnandina
months later to go back to the States and .FERNANUINA H.V., or Jacksonville by Iransit! Rail
take possession of their property as their ,.,;,' e\: CLSuccessors .\ With New York and Fcrnandinu: Steamship .ATLANTIC!, GULF .t WEST 1 INDIAAM I)I road I train Monday morning), Arrive ut

guardian, my brother having left them with ( to J. M. Cooper it Co.,) Line from New York on W'lhll' h Pl'hSINSITl4.hi Ke-y \%We'dne'sday morning. Arrive ut
handsome fortune." Havana '\'l'lltH'IIIIIIlinl'mIiOIl..
a a. in., and for New York on Frhlllit RAILROADS: )
But why not have taken a maid with DEALERS IN :3.10p.m.) ; from Nassau, N. P., on Wednesday Itetmu ruing, le-aveHavana I Thursday evenInn. -
you ?" I interrupted. "Why travel so far ; for Nassau, N. P., Wednesday. leaving) Centre Street Dock) direct fur :Savan: [Leave! KeyVest Friday lltomlti Ar-
alone?" J '1"'Schoolau..1 JlIsc"II."u'o.4.r!' With Georgia awl Florida Inland Steamboat nah. Passengers and shippers! urn assured rlvo (Vilur )Key Sat tmrmlay morning (and at

Uocause," returned Dorothy, I have Co. from Savannah on 1'tios.htyVeilucs: of connection Savannah: : p with (lie steamships Jacksonville and Fernandina by Transit
learned that maids, since I was the age of day, Friday and :Sunday; lor Savannah on and trains fur the Railroad Saturday evening ami at Savannahby
twelve, especially where a sea voyage is concerned J t li Tuesday FritlllIIlId Sunday.With steamer l.'it'lif Bridge-ton Monday[ morning
are simply incumbranccs. No. I .--- 2 '. Charleston Steamers (St. John's and! ), I thus forming) the shortest |Hissible: sea 4

S had no fears at going alone. I am used to i HOOKS 3 HOOKS | City }'U llt) from Savannah ami Charleston" C'lark, route bclwe-e-n the United State und! Cuba.

it. I went each season to my' great-aunt o rI .* Wednesday and Sunday: r Savannah and ('.\I"r. P. I H. WARD, PASSAGE: RATES.
:Sandwell, in France and as we traveled ::1 Charleston' Monday and\ Friday.With (hl"!,,. J'ltniftiuit.Savannah .
considerably, I soon learned to manage for I JXJ Steamer Horn daily to and from St. Leaves Centre t Stre-el I Dock everyYdncsduy < (to 1 Havana........$32N:I: ) $I Hf>o)
the entire party. When my aunt died she Mary's, Ga., and semi-weekly to and from ami Saturday fur SAVANNAH I I, touching: atIIUITNSVICK Fcrnandina to Havana..... 2UOO( ) :3MOO I )
left me her property with her name, and this STATIONERY I AND FANCY GOODS) : 0 FALL :St. Mary's River landings. :ST. HDIO 'H, }DARIEN and Jacksonville to Havana ..... 2(100( ) ::11'< fill

ring "holding up her pretty hand. where KINDS, : FLA. DOUOY, GA. For staterooms and I tickets apply to LEVK:
blazed the diamond in its that
gypsy & ALDEN'S I : Tourist OIllce-H.
Arthur and I had I speculated overbe.. I With Trains for Live (Oak) ,Tallahassee, and Memoranda.Steamers << .
Cor. Congress and :St. Julian Sts., Savannah, cause," !she said I was the only one of the all )points in Middle 11111't."t Florida. :: are e-oiinecte-d )by Through( Tariff H. A. ( ''ALLAN Agent.Fcrnamlina .

) \ family that would put up with her vagaries.At Savannah, CieorRin.ItailroatlM. AT 1,01'111.0011.FL..\., with the Atlantic, Gulf it \Vcst I India Transit -Egmont: I I.utci. A. L. :M ELLEN -

Mr. Kendall's request} I added to my -.-. .. With Steamer J/y/ce fur all points and and Peninsular: Railroadsand: I via :Savannah : l : .\go'hmt. (
name the prefix due only to a married woman landings i on Orunge Lake, on arrival of Peninsular i with steamships: for Baltimore, Philadelphia Juieksuuuivihlo''riuer Bay and Pine lot rt'I'tS.
as a safeguard in my travels, though -- -- --'--" ------------ Railroad Train. New York und I h Boston .\. e. JA I'lIl'lm.: Agent.St. .

sobriquet of Mistress Dorothy was given T LORIDA CENTRAL: hUh I4llO.\I). State-Rooms:: 'Tickets ami all other AiiuuMlne: -On the Buy. B. 1.'. ARMSTRONG : [.
me long ago after the famous Dorothy Fox, AT (UAINESVILI, FLA.Vithi particulars! apply' to t the1 following Agents J. Agent. 2u..tfSItM.lER ..
\ Stage Line liJr kahn and Tampa on . ..,. _
of Chatsworth Hal!. JACKSONVILLE! FLA., March 10. ISj!). and from and Dices : - -
She )paused, then added a little breathlessly On and after this date Trains on this Road )Ocahi ollllay't'11IIes.lay a'nd. Saturday and; :Sun: Fcrnamlina, Flu.-'ul'1. J. 1,. 1:00tllllllut.A : : III'UI1I.I! : : :
but with a dignified movement of her will run as follows : Tampa Tuesday, Friday. geumt, ('t'lItn'IL: hl.tWI'I'1I:1'1'lInelllllel:: Third.I
head day. Ga. (Cor. I Bull I and I I ;
proud : Savannah Bryan :Sts.: : ,
DAY : ( )
AT l.'EII.\1t KEY, 'L.\ =
I have never been married. I am simple opposite Pulaski: ami Screvcn J llou-[ .
Dorothy del Balbo." Leave Jacksonville: ............ .......;. 8:30: A. M. With Tampa Stoamii.hiip Co.'s Line for Jacksonville, FIII.-Corner Bay and I Pine, I- a .---_.
"Oh, Dorothy !1" I cried in an agony of Leave Baldwin ..................... ...... !:30:: .\. :3!. Tampa and.I ::1Itull'c Monday and Thursday :Sts.: I Dr. J.'EIltII", ',. I Drug) Store; A. e. 1-un- $
shame-"Will you can you forgive my stupid Leave Lake City..........................11:.'!.'$ A. M. at 4 1'. m., and for Key West Sunday: and I phcreTicket' Agent; A. L.I I Hungerford I j j j ( j

mistake ? l was a fool a blind idiotic- Leave Live Oak........ .................. 1:00: I'. :II.Arrh'e Thursday at 0 p. III. Agt I'lIt. .----_'- .- _._ ---'.
fool But do forgive me, my darling I Show at Savannah ..................... 8:45: r. M. With the United :States: and Havana Fast :St. .\It It..tilll', Fla.-Oil till Bay It. F.Armstrong. .
your Christianity by heaping; coals of tire Leave Savannah .......................... 8:00 .\. :M. Mail Steamer Admirnl for KeyVcst t.IIIl\'l1na.1 t ) Agent. "1+ L
upon my unworthy head-say Yea to my Leave Live Oak.......................... 5:."),) 1'. :M. Cuba on )Special' Train, every Tuesday Palatka, Fla.-I Lilienthal Brothers it (Co., -
pleading{ !1" Leave Lake City ............ .............. 5:00: p. M. afternoon, at Lao) 1'. m. From Havana, .\gl'lIt:4.
If you wish it," she replied tenderly, Leave Baldwin. ............................ 7:1):! ,) I'. :M. Cuba, and Key \Vet every Saturday. :Special : (I mS1'\V i': LEVK: :,
and lifted her proud eyes to mine, proud no Arrive at Jacksonville ................. 8:05: : p. M. train to connect.With General Pussenircr Agent.W. .
fur the
longer but full of truest love. MAIL AND EXPRESS.: (DULY.) Steamer L'titer/iflff, points on I"'. BARRY

And there in the !shelter of the woods, Leave Jacksonville...................... 5:30:: p. :3f. Suwanntc For information River on respecting Thur
only the bright moon to look down upon us, Leave White Hou..c..................... 5:15: p. M. etc. to rutcHf J. N. HARR1MAN, "TIIr Palatku und intcrmediatt' lamlngs .

I took her in my arms and sealed the eon- lA-ave Baldwin..........................? 7:00) I' M. apply A. 0. MAtDONELL: 1 11 1 \latiumger.5'l' ... I on (till' St. John's, River, and Savunnahtnd
tract that made me then, and has made me LcuveIarlyville.) ..... ......... ........... 1::!.) r. M.lAave Gon'l Ticket and Pass.: Agent.; --------- -- ( .ltllrll'lotllll, tin 1',hsvsF'ruuui :
., ever since the happiest man in the world. Sanderson......................... XI)11': :M.Ixave I) B. MAXWELL Gen'I Suj>t. :21JMKSONV1LLIl'lNSACOLA .MAItY'S KIYit: : IVK'lil'.T.:
't And the little Japs you ask? (limy, more OIUi'tl.e.............................. 8:13: : I'. :M. -- -- .---- -- -- -- -- Fcrnnmli'na.
familiarly known Weasel, is a fine young Ll'lI"c11.: Carrie.......................... 0.03; : 1'. :M. : AND I f y gsirvrtxrviJn5'i
fellow now at Cambridge, and carrying all Arrive Lake City.......................... 9:30 I'. si.IAMVU : : FOR JACKSONVILLE: ) : A.M! PALATKA.)

before him. AIHIIke'f Look at that tall, Live Oak........................... :2:15: .\. )t. MASTER TIUXPOKT\TION'H OmrK, I rr !?l |t- *t ; .',EVERY: WEDNESDAY.: i: :) *!*
slight girl now entering the room in white Arrive 7:00: A. M. TALLAhASSEE: ''.,\., Fi-bruary3:S. l I/'INJ./ J _.
Heecy! drapery that clings closely about a Arrive Albany.............................1U: ,1') A. M. On and 'after )IOIIl1a '. February 2, IHN) ; From Fcrnamlina
finely-moulded figure) ; masses! of golden ArriveSavaiiiialm.......................... lt.00; A. )I. trains of this road will run as follows 'lUll'rn.uum: : : I" I.OICA.
hair twine about her shapely head ; black Leave Savannah .......................... 4:30: J'. :M.lAavo f, viz: JOHN RICHARD.SON( FOR SAVANNAH ANI) CHARLESTONir : :

jH-nciled brows and deep almond-shaped Albany ............................. 4:00: 1'. :M. ; 1':\'i-htV: FRIDAY.-tt-S;
; eyes complete the beautiful apparition. Tomorrow Leave Tullahas.xee ....................... 5:15: 1'. )t. PASSENGER! : TRAIN-EAST: BOUND.} WII.I.m'x ON THE: H'I'JtY'H: [ RIVLT ,
is: her wedding day and looking at Leave Live Oak........................... 2:15: A. M. Leave Chattuhoochce...daily'*ut.... 2 III) p. M. during) the xcason: us follows : C'lose e-oniuTtion made with teaiuer for
her as she stands there hardly wonder Leave Juincy............",,,,, :322P.M.: U-ave Sr. 1.ltY''IHY: : MONDAY andrilURSDAY Me-llonvillu und Enterprise: ulsti with tt-uni-
you Leave Lake City .......................... 3:50::: A. )I. ,
that she is making one of the best matches 1.1l.1'vo'l'lI11ahuiI.'C.I ............. ti;Son p. M. : MOltNING ut II u'do'k, for ers for Ockluwaha River; ul* ) at Savannah
Leave Mt. Carrie................ ..... .. 4:1H: A. M. "
in Kent. Leave Olibtce............................. 4:40.M.. [x-avo Monticello 7 10 p. M. 1.'EUiA'WIS.atlll! j will leave FEKXANUINA kith steuiners fur New York Philadelphia!
Leave Sanderson......................." 5:20:: A. M. Leave Greenville. 8 31 p. N. Mime days at M a. m., for CAMP PIXCKXKV: loMton and Baltimorc.and I I at Charleston with 4jTIlE
XOTHI Leave Darbyyille........................- 5:55 A. )I. I.caveIaelisHII.. I 0 Ifli J p. :M. und all inU'rnusliate lundinxs on the river. teanicrs for New York, Philadelphia} Baltin .

Leave Baldwin............................ (5:40: A. )I. Leave Live .. 215A.M. U-turning EVERY TUESDAY: and FillAY I.U. I. ore. und with Northeastern t South Corloimi -
POWERS; OF ATTORNEY hereto Leave White House.................... 7:05: A. M. Arrive Savannah. ." .... 000' A. M. will arrive at ST. )[AUY'" ut 5 I'. in., RailrouiU fur routes North. J-"ht: and! 4
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... ti
Arrive Thomasville ....
ALL A. )I.
given by me. to any one whomsoever Arrive Jacksonville.................... 7:50 A. M. oiiching at PKKNAXUINA.On Wet.FIRSTCLAS.S.
been Arrive Albany................. .....10 25 A. M. WEDNESDAYS): : and HATURDAYSvill
in the State of } revoked. See records In office County run through to and from Jacksonville and Arrhe Baldwin................ 025 A. M, be chartered for excursions toI)1ivagc.I4 DATIONS.
Clerk. Savannah ; also, Lucas Sleeping Cars run Arrhc Jacksonville 750 A. 31. Through: Tickets and Staterooms' secured
B. C. CUVELLIEU.3-It through to and from Jacksonville and Tallahassee. Arrive Fernandina........... ". 3 40 ... M. "" "" UIIII all information furnished! at otlice, corKT .
San Francisco Cal.. Xov.J3, 1880. Arrive Gainesville 5 (H... )I. Centre and Second streetmi.20ly .

TRY THE FJmX.SDIS.Xl'Hf5:';, (DAILY.) Arrive Cedar Key............, f) 30 ,'. M, o and t Fernandina.other jx,ints of intcrcwt in the vicinity ___. _,_-__ tA.:_ SOY K'4.__

Leave Jacksonville......................11:15: A. M. PASSENGER: TRAIN-WEST: BOUND. -
OBSERVER Arrive Baldwin...........................12:30 p. M. Leave Jacksonville .....daily at..... .5 30 p. )r. Through IIIIlM"" of '....11111; <;. r. AVKIIY,
NEW YORK Arrive Fernandina...................... 3:40: p. tt, Leave Fvrnandina .10 :iI) A. M. '
Leave Fcrnandina........................10:30 A. M.Leave Leave Gainesville ... 9 02 A. )I. IIY MALLORY'fl LINE of Steamew to all
r- THIS YEAH. Baldwin............................ 1:2):: 1'. M, Leave Cedar Key 4 30 A. :31. M>intM on the St. Mary's.C'onneetioii.

Arrive Jacksonville! ..................... 2:35 p. M.Passengers Lcaue Baldwin ." 7 00 p. M.
for Ftrnandina and Cedar Key Leave Lake City.............. 0 40 p. 31. Io""e"" : << IA IVERY AND BOARDING !STABLES.CARRIAGE : .

THE LARGEST AXD BEST FAMILY take this train. No train from Baldwin to Leave Savannah 4 30 p. M. node with the New York and Savannah
Leave Live Oak........ ........ ". 2 15: A. M, ANS'AGONS *
I'APER.V TUB WORLD. Cellar Key on Sunday. Leave Madison 351 .\. M. iteuniem. Mark all"good Care of Steamer To anti from Steamers! ami Trains.
CONNECTION: *.-At Baldwin with A., O. & j'lura. Ftrnandina.
W. I. T. R. R., for Cedar Key, Gainesville Leave Greenville.. A. M. tiOOU; ACC4JMMODATICLNH FOR PA8icnceTM ,
Monticello ... ..... 5 00 .
Leave .
\ M.
and Fcrnandina and all points North and xcunoi.mitlt": and TourisU will rout ALE; ; .
J33_ Send for Sample Copy-Free5J. West at Lake City for Tallahassee! Albany, Arrive TallahasHte! ........... ", 700 A. JI. ind this a attractive trip u* the hORSES: BUGGIES: JI.\mu1is. ',
; very ttoenery ,
and all North and West }L.eave Tallaliasse............,; ,... 8 30 A. M.
and and other
Savannah point ; 1. grand alligators c.\( S.
at Jacksonville with St. Johns River Steam. Leave Quincy............ ......10 O:t A. M. gallu"u"aLundant. t'nJ.A9O
'' ." ers. J. s. MCELROY: Arrive Chattahoochee... .' .....11 30 A. M.CONNECTIONS. For further information apply.Ui ;'TI-IUIS c.ts1ra .. .'

2fE\vYORK OBSERVER, W. M. DAVIDSON, Master T..LI18Ii'n. JOHN RICHARDSON, ;.ir"Oftk-e and Stable-First Street near
At LIve Oak with the Savannah I Broom !Street \Vharf.'r i.trr :
1-3t 37 Park Row, New York. Bu{ rintendent. daily 25-tf Fernandina. }1a. .

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THE FLOHID MIKKOK. fast as the rails! are laid the rauV -
commences SfiXATOJl
JOSE& lily arranged with more regard to rcsthctlcs;
11. the transportation!' of freight.. The road will
The people Florida we have every reason than we should have anticipated in a new -
I SATURDAY, bECKMDKR: SS probably reach Ocala by the first of February to December, iSSO.
1880. believe, are well satisfied! with the services boat for inland waters. The stockholders of TAttAHwnr, FLA.,
and will be then in communication with of Senator Jones. Able, faithful and the canal evidently intend that their On taking up Northern paper the other

t COUNTY TAX LEVIES the upper Ocklavaha. Ocala naturally takes devoted to the interests of the State he has work f'hnttIJl' grlcefull'oml'lctl.'d by their day I noticed the following paragraph in it:

Our system of levying State and county great interest in the early completion of the I not confined himself! to the narrow plane of inland steamer which would do no discredit The Florida Xrw-l'orkrr says the Miller

taxes needs simplifying. The !items which road, which they h:1ve10 long looked forward State or sectional\ interests, but has appreciated to the St. Johns Ilivcr. The canal will open colony from Minnesota[\ in Northern Florida

I I make up the State tax should be aggregated to. The business of Ocala is already the dignity of his position as a Senator up a large extent of country which will be failed because care was not taking in selecting '

t in the Comptroller's office, and instead! of very large, probably second to no Interior of the United States charged with duties and now devoted to fruits and, vegetables. The land. Part of the colony returned North

requiring the tax-collectors\ to collect the town in the State. When the road is completed responsibilities affecting the whole country, people of Waldo are enterprising and ener and part went further South. The latter are

items separately, he should simply collect a to that point they will be in direct and desirous to guard with jealous care the getic in promoting interests of their com now doing well. Several colonies have had

certain communication with Jacksonville! Fcrnan- constitution and laws under which live munity. The small who the It is claimed that Northern -
percent, for State tax ; for instance, we ; boy j jumps on n like experience.
I suppose we need $200,000: for ordinary dina, Savannah and Charleston, the distance to this trust he has been faithful, and helms car with his sharp ringing cry of "orangesthree !, Florida is being unduly advertised, and

t State expenses' $80,000 for interest, and $3O-, being by the Transit road about 100 miles! to been a faithful representative of our people ( for a nickel," is a good exponent of that, as rule, the !southern' part of the State '..

000 for school tax. This gives us a total of Jacksonville and 130 to Fern lHlina. The and State. I the quick business! talent of Waldo. is the better for immigrants. Inconsiderate

$310,000 to be raised by tax-supposing' the country around Orange Lake and Ocala has Nowhere is experience and the weight of The writer is moreover favorably impressed statements by interested parties lead to mostof

aggregate valuation of the property of the already !begun! to feel the stimulus of thins character and influence, which grows with by ilK pleasant! reception he receives the woes of colonization, and in every

State is $31OOOOOO-we have then to apportion important work, and we have no doubt that years, more important than in the United at the Waldo House, .well-furnished and case a representative should be sent ahead to

the tax on the different counties pro there will be strong effort to extend the States Senate. The South has shown her comfortable hotel near the depot, which has verify the reports."

rata, according to the aggregate assessed val road at once in the direction of Tampa, according wisdom in retaining in the halls of Congressfor done much to make Waldo popular and at In answer to the above paragraph, I will

uation if the property in each county is to the original plan and purpose of successive terms her eminent statesmen, tractive. If our interior towns understood give a brief history of the so-called Miller\

$1,000,000, the county has $10,000 to pay, the originators of the Transit road. Every and has thus maintained a position beyondher their own interests they would make a good Colony." In the spring of 1874 a young
mile of railroad constructed is of great valueto numbers and wealth. The of the hotel of the first his wife
and requires an assessment of ten mills names an object importance. man, by the name of Miller, and
on the dollar for State purposes.] There is the people of the State, and carries withit Senators of the South have become historic, Good hotels\: have done much to build upJacksonvillc.Palatka.and came !here for their health from Minnesota.

4 no necessity of dividing this amount upon immigration and Improvement.SUPEIiINTENIIENT and their tradition of senatorial ability has !' Green Cove Spring; He purchased a small tract of land near the

descended to these times. and St. Augustine owes much of the in market gardening and was
J'f the assessors and col\l'ctol'3'books\ into separate city, engaged
items. If the collector collects any part IIAISLFI7StllD1hSS )- Senator Jones has achieved a high and revival of its prosperity to the enterprise quite successful. He and his wife both became -

of the tax, he collects it all, and there shouldbe honorable position in the Senate. "'e which has built up its large and handsome quite hearty and seemed to be perfectly -
We take pleasure in inserting the following conceive of the hotels. Gainesville much of its
one item alone for State tax, and nothing can no good reason why owes very delighted with the country. In the summer
note from the Superintendent of Education legislature should not reeled htm. So improvement to the Arlington and the Var- of 1873 they went Minnesota on a
but money' should be received for the State
in correction and explanation of his: views. far as we know or have heard of the mini Hotels. Starkc and Archer need good visit. On their there he made arrange
tax. Tho county tax should, in like manner way
\ be made one item. The taxpayer does and address on the subject of education. We wishes of the people such is their de accommodations to aid improvements ments with the different railroad companies ,

not appropriate the he does not concur in the /superintendent's as to sire. The idea that a good Senator should already very noticeable within the last year for excursion rates" from Minneapolis to .'f
say confining C011l1ll0'U school education to be withdrawn from the public service because Fairbanks should also have a large and comfortable Tallahassee and Jacksonville for a !party ho
1 will school tax but not the
I pay my special the elementary branches. These should be there are other good men who would house for invalids\ for which its dry proposed to bring down in the fall on his re

; or general county tax ; he pays all or none, taught thoroughly and well as the ground- like to fill the place, i is contrary to the best' and salubrious location is especially well turn. On account of the low rates many
and it should be placed on the assessor'sbooks work of all true and valuable education. It is
thought of the world on the subject of civil fitted. persons were induced to join the party that

as one item. The receipt would then not so clear,however, that towns should! by a service. As he has been useful and capablein The orange trees look ,'eryV eU in all portions would not have come had they have had to

be simplified, the columns of figures embraced vote tax themselves for the support of higher the past, he will acquire by retention in of Alachua. Even on the high sand pay full fare. The party was composed invalids

the assessor's books, which now look schools unless the privilege of voting be his scat greater usefulness and power to benefit ridges about Battonville they show a healthy ,lawyers, doctors, mechanics,a few farmers
like a treasury report on the commerce and confined to tax-payers. To allow and In GnlneI'll1eII1.0rly who
persons our State. vigorous development. and a number of young men,
statistics of the country, or like the tables who pay no part of the cost to vote that We have no apprehension but that this every lot is now planted in orange "just came fur the fun of the thing." There

of census statistics, would be reduced to their tax-paying neighbors should support will be the view of the legislature about to trees which inn few years will almost afford were 150 persons in the party, and but few of

about five columns, viz. f high schools out of their property I Is going assemble, who have been elected, not to ex- support for a large portion of the popula them who expected to make :Florida their

Valuation real estate. beyond the proper province of municipal press their own wishes or preferences, but to tion. The Orange lake region will ship this home. Quite number of the party re-

Valuation personal property. corporations. It is true, as the superintendent give effect to the wishes of the people and to year probably over 00,000 boxes. The mained here only a 111and then went to

.- State tax.County says, that three-fourths of the }lott- promote the welfare and interest of the steamer Alpha is at work night and day East Florida. The party was organized to

tax tax is not collected, and hence the school State. I: gathering from the wharves and storehouses obtain cheap rates of transportation. There

Total. fund loses that proportion of that source: of around the lake over 800 boxes a day and were no arrangements made with the landowners -

There is no sense or reason in our present revenue : THE EDUCATION HILL. transporting them to the Lochloosa station. : here in regard to lands for a colony.

system of assessing and collecting taxes. It OFFICE OF We are Indebted to the A'aliunal AVywWi- The Increase in the yield of the groves this Miller, after the party was made up, to ob-

is difficult to obtain really competent assessors SUPERINTENDENT OF 1'UHLIC INSTRUCTION, can of Washington for the following synopsis : year is very great. One grove which furnished tain a little cheap notoriety, had it published till
of the educational bill which has ,
and collectors who can do the clerical TALI.AILASSEE,1)ecember :20, 1880. passed 400 boxes last year, ships! 2,000 this the papers as "TiiE MILLER COLOXY."

work with the requisite accuracy. Kdltor Mirror: I notice In your issue of the United States Senate, and we presume year and others in proportion. It is noticeable Eight families rented lands and went to \

Thus simplified, the collector pays over to the 18th inst. that in certain references to will pass the House of Representatives.Senator this year, that the fruit although the farming. This was in the year 1870, when
address in Fernandina have misconstrued Brown of has exerted his
the county treasurer, who is under corresponding my meaning.I you yield to the tree is not so great, is much Florida had not the best State government
my influence in furtherance of the bill which
heavy bonds, the amount of taxes favor such an educational system as will ,, larger and finer than last year Very little in the Union, and when it was impossible to

collected for both State and county. The put within the reach of all a good common on its passage, received every vote but six, rusty or dark fruit i is seen. The growth ol, convict a negro in this: county for stealing!
school, trailing In the elementary brandies The legislature of 1878 has:' received much
county treasurer settles with the comptrol Icli the trees has been very marked and very from a white man. The men who rented
and as to the cities, my viewisthat! it be censure, unjustly, as we think, for limitingthe
ler. The county treasurer, being near at voluntarily whether or not they tax themselves school tax to two and a half general. ___________ lands had all been Union soldiers, some of
hand, receives the taxes as fast as collected, for the of higher schools., If a county them were suffering from wounds received I'
SUl1t101't mills, the State school tax being one mill,, LOCAL OPTION LAW.
and is oh the spot to know whether the majority can certainly I be no while in the service. Strange to say the negroes -
objection. making three and a half mills on the dollar The question for the friends: Ofleml'efance
r.'collector is withholding funds he should pay I would also call attention to the fact that which is a larger sum than the whole to consider i is!!, how best: may the evil be took special delight in stealing from

over, and can promptly take the necessary ,i the Union, in the paragraph quoted!, did not and is reached? Will local option accomplish them, and, in short, they stole from them so
I I steps to save the treasury from loss, which i report me correctly\ in making mo say that state tax imposed in many states, the end? In our judgment it will not, even bad that nearly all the so-called "colonists"left
three-fourths of the revenue authorized to quite as much as the people are able to bear. supposing that the legislature will enact an
t the comptroller cannot as well do. A taxpayer : before the expired. Thus they
law and the courts affirm its constitutionality year
be collected for school purposes!' i'i reportedon Very few states have ever imposed a higher option
.f under our present system, State both of which are violent learned to their that the had
pays the deficiency list.: This 1 said only of tax than Florida imposes, even when it was suppo sorrow negro
tax proper, interest tax on bonds of 1871, the poll-tax, winch is not apart of the school sitions.! Hut suppose!' nil this done and the no love or gratitude for the "Union soldier"or
when assessed!' upon a whole white population, but law in operation. The iiuestion, "license or
one-half of the amount "
interest tax on bonds of 1873, and State revenue as \ the Yankee.
collected .to the State and one-half, to in J'loril11l'l1rl)' the whole tax is imposed no license," submitted and the people in
school tax 'which with the total column for goes and {in another The failure of the "Miller( Colony," if
the county. I recommended, however, that on less than half of the population.' The income one locality vote one way
State taxes, makes five columns to cover this bo made part of the school) fund, and derived from the public lands will materially the other way. Tallahassee, for instance,, there was one, cannot be attributed to the
what should be embraced in one column. that its .payment be made prerequisite to votes license" and"the balance of the coun "want of care in selecting lands," but to
HAMLEY. help this State to increase its school h''Ot,8 "no license. The result of courseis
is divided: into three parts suffrage. W. 1' the propensity of the colored clement )
The county tax fund without imposing an additional burden I to concentrate all the grog shops in the thieving
and a total column, making four more columns the city .ami to create bedlam here ; and MI of the Republican party. The Min-
MIDDLE FLORIDA FA lit. upon tax-payers : the law would work all over the State, for
or nine in all, instead of two, which sup ncsotians who purchased lands and paid
is synopsis of Mr.( lliirn-
The following a
the I might
that (
al/ylaw 1
is'all that would be necessary.' So the columns Tills fair is to be held at Tallahassee: during sido's educational bill as passed by the Sen adopt posing would stop the use of liquor anywhere them are here yet.

devoted to real and-personal property the week commencing January, andas yesterday : The net proceeds: of /sales of so! long Iits sale! by, wholesale ((1. c. liy the During seven years residence in Florida I

embrace some eight or ten items which the legislature will then be in session, it public lands and of patents arc forever set bottle) is authorized. have noticed that wherever Northern men
of real will doubt be largely attended. The range apart for the education of the people. The We conclude, then that local option" for them settled
could be placed I under the head no Secretary of the Treasury shall yearly apportion is not the true remedy. It might lessen the have pUfl'hl1Sl..11andc, paid ,
and personal estate. The necessary restriction of premiums is very large, and $1,000 is devoted to the several states and tvrritorities evil in a few localities but would increase it down and went to work to accomplish sonic-

I on county taxation could be made to horse racing. The experience of and the District of Columbia, upon the basis in others. The remedy is to be found, we thing, that they have been successful and
which have of population between the ages of five sadtwenty think suggested in the article from
in Tennessee that it should Northern agricultural societies! as was seem contented.
saying as ,
by years, the said net proceeds for the which the tnrtitutionquotes,taxation.. Experience .
not exceed the amount of the State tax. In introduced this feature in the past, is now previous) year, which shall be credited proves that the number of saloons Under the tenant system you cannot

this State it was formerly restricted to one- decidedly against its continuance, as well as the books of the treasury an educational in a community will depend upon the cost settle a country with industrious and intelli-

half of the State tax. Our present system base ball and ballooning, and other so-called fund, on which four per cent interest {per ua license. If this is high the number will gent people. No man of any ambition will bea
to annum I is: to be paid to the states as above ; bo IlIIall-if low they will be found at every
attractions which are not at all germane tenant longer than he can raise
@p of, assessment is irremediable so long as we provided that for the first ten years the apportionment street corner and cross-road. A license any money
,have our plan of five county commissioners the objects of the fair. The races are free to shall be made according to the which costs $800 or $1,000. for example, will enough to procure land of his own. It is

for county- whether containing one all the world, and are simply: designed to numbers of the imputation of ten years old operate as practical prohibition while one the men who own small farms that improve
twousand inhabitants draw a crowd and increase the entrance fee. \ ( who cannot read and write and that costs: only $150, as is now the law in! a and beautify a country.It .
thousand or twenty provided further, that one-third of the income county, or $:'JUO for State, county and city,
election district The Northern system: which is now become seems a little strange that Northern Republicans
With a commissioner in' every from said fund shall be annually appropriated operates as an encouragement. At any rate,
and n deputy assessor in every election the rule in agricultural fairs, is to sell membership to the complete endowment and where there I\reten licenses issued now there should be afraid of the negro.

of and fairness tickets at one dollar, entitling tho 'support of collegesestablished, which maybe would not be one under a sufficiently higher Se'eralorthern j>crsons have written here
district, some degree accuracy established under the act of 1N>2, until business
if the wholesale
during the fair and to rate, particularly that had intended to to Tallahassee
and to free entrance they come -
reached. If our planters party to said
could be the amount thus annually accruing is restricted to a gallon instead of to a bottle,
real estate owners were aware of the oppression enter for premiums. This, with the resstaurant colleges in each state shall reach $30,000, as formerly, and a distinction is made in timerevenue to spend the winter but had been told not 1

and unjust proportion of taxes put on privileges, makes up the premium after which the income of said: fund shall be law between wholesaling and retailing to, as there were so many saucy, impudentand

of levying fund. The old plan was to make all premiums appropriated by the said states, territories which is not now the case, as a license thieving negroes in the city that ft would
real estate J joy our present system education of all children
and district to the to retail carries with it the right to sell
and united in silver-ware, as honorable keepsakes The not be a safe or desirable place for them, and
taxes, they would take concerted between the ages of six and sixteen.: by wholesale, without separate license for
action for rflief. As it i is now, nearly the and mementos of success. The silver "l'l'rOhlfof' the treasury is authorized to either being required. We are satisfied: thatif they, for that reason, had concluded not to

the of the spoons, cups, etc., were valued far beyond add to the fund any sums given to the the press of the State will unite in deManding come. Tallahassee is under Republican rule,
whole burden pf paying expenses
United States for that purpose. A sum not revision of the license tax applicable
their intrinsic worth as trophies of success, a and the members of that not to
real estate party ought
State and counties is thrown on exceeding fifty per centum of the amount to the sale: of 1I'luoromcthln practicable
which, as a rule, produces less and pays and displayed with pride by the good housewife earned by any:state, etc., the first year, and will be accomplished! and that this: is be afraid to come here.
than other class of property. on her dresser, and the children of the not exceeding ten per centum in any year the one effective way in which the evil complained The Patriot of this city has suspended for
more any family had a high respect for the prize spoons thereafter, may be applied, at discretion: to of may be reached.. If, in additionto the want of patronage. This sounds: very
--- for instructionof
-- -- .the maintenance of schools high license, it be made a misdemeanor
THE rENINSULAR RAILROAD. stamped with the sheaf of wheat. We have teachers of common schools. To be entitled punishable a b)' forfeiture of license and by bad for the intelligence, liberality and patriotism

is the extension of the not improved upon this plan In making cosh to the benefits of this act, any state, fine or imprisonment, or by one or both, to of a county that gives nearly two
This road.which premiums of small amount etc., must maintain for at least three months sell or give liquor to a minor by a dealer, or thousand Republican majority,
Transit road ,towards Tampa, has reached citizens enter into in each year until January 1,1NS5, and thereafter to a Il'rson already intoxicated: or known to
Middle Florida} if her I have just received a letter from John M.
Lake and is now four months in ('ach'tlr., a system of and these
the north shore of Orange : be given to intoxication, ifto ]>cn-
fifteen miles of Ocala, to*which place the matter with (spirit and zeal, can doubtless free public schools for all children between alties there be added the right to sue for and Brainard, editor and proprietor of the Boone
within Of the make the best exhibition of agricultural six and sixteen year of age. Any state recover damages by wives and children for (Iowa&a/u ar/inforiuingmethatheintend*
the road-bed is: nearly completed. products of any portion of the State. etc., misapplying any of the money received loss of time of husbands or fathers who habitually this winter to visif his aged parents, who are
value of this rood some idea can be obtained under this act shall forfeit further grant un- hang around saloons to the
shall have been inl'urrof residents of St. Augustine,Florida, and have
examining the description of Marion til the amount so misplaced their families, a blow will have
4 by from the new STOltK AXD HARTRA3PS FLORIDA replaced by said state, etc. Nothing contained struck at the business of making drunkards been for many years. Mr. B. is one of the
county which we copy We in this issue, in accordancewith in the act shalt be held to alter anyprevious and criminals much more effective than all veterans: of the Iowa press, and his pen has
pamphlet of the Commissioner of Immigration commence Iqw regarding the disposition of the local !! that may be passed.All .
It is safe to say that the local freight our previous announcement the republication public land, nor to limit the power of liar this is feasible and within the scope of done much towards building up that great
work Florida domain, nor to interfere state. During his stay if he could be induced .
this road will, within of Dr. Stork's on press over the public 1 legislative power and may be obtained by ,
r4 which will pass over accompanied by the Journal of John liar- with granting bounty lands to soldiers pressure of public opinion voiced by the to visit the different sections of the
three years exceed that which is brought botanist which will\ be and sailors. The bill also authorizes mlle press, while the other mode, if adopted, will State and write descriptive letters for hU: pa '
fromlhe trunk.road below Waldo. In addition tram, the celebrated "l'8 established under the act of 1842 to establish prove Inefficient, partial and .- per and some of the leading metropolitan ,
wham will be furnished by Marion continued in successive numbers. The fact schools: for the technical educationof }'/ < to Bartram were to this State.
that both DrStork and Mr women. -- -
county and the Ocklawaha, a large eminent botanists gives a ll''ulillr'alue to Senator Jones's bill, appropriating t2.')(0,- Our citizens are making preparations fora
business'Rill be obtained horn the east. EDITORIAL CORRESPONDENCE, grand time at the inauguration of Governor -
county and the western the observations made by these gentlemen sactda. Bloxham.: The State-House and groundsare
Alachua December 20.
'm' trn'tart of the soil and productions: of Florida; LCUU.CoUNTY', to be handsomely decorated fur the occasion
The steamer Alpha upon favorably the committeeon
part of Putnam county. while the early period at whtcH this work Waldo is rejoicing in anticipation of the public reported buildings and by grounds, and haspassed and a grand ball is to be given etc

on Orange Lake makes now two trips dally published. A. D. 1763, gives an antique opening its canal into Lake Santa Fe now the senate It is to be hoped that the railroad officials
from the was fcteauier.the\ J.Lewin will run excursion trains at such rates that
/move the oranges landingsLake and completion The new
beauties near
i to l flavor to thelrdiscui.4ion of the the citizens in various portions of the State
receiving and fiuuti- Jl'OOE WOOD has been continued as Associate
the Jake to the car-load of advantages of Florida, comparing favorably ,U: receiving her machinery will be induced to come and witness the inauguration .
On Friday last a styleof ing touches, and Is a credit to the Canal Justice of the United States Supreme ceremonUs.
Lockloasa: the end with the more remote but I lea precise .
pjes came direct on the road Lake from and us the days of Addison and lib successors.: Company, she bvery neatly and onrfortap Court 11. C. Jhnn,.

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i J. AN ACCOUNT OPEAST ; where the climate being of (the same nature. on the west by the river Apalachioolaandthegulph DRY. GOODS AT NEW YO11K PRICESAT

r i, o it IDA \ of course yield* !nearly the same productions of Mexico.(
Wcshr.ll sec thl,* llust rated, by comparingthe
WITn ..t.iourisaI produce of thc two small Wands of St }:XTF. T. Tin lOltlt! )Ut,' (;ooi>s iiot'si: or

Christopher: and IhOlle-I: :
KEPT IIY well settled, and well cultivated ; both fertile Its breadth from the mouth of St. Mary's

JOHN lUnrnvM 1'itti..tiELrlttA and almost of the same size : the princi =:J. & T.IcYDD.ED11Y :
.' OF )pie difference betwixt them consisting in river, its northern limits, to the river Apalachicola ; -

L, llotanit to His Majesty this, that the former i is situated in lat. 17 I is about ;11). _

" for the Floridas; and the latter in 41. let an estimate be made At the mouths of St. Juan's river, 40 miles ,

vros of theannnadexportsOfenelt ; comparing south of t Mary's: where the peninsula begins GOODS] CLOTHING BOOTS AND SHOES
A Journey from St. Augustine them together we discover!' at once the difference ,
it i is ISO miles broad and
; grows narrower
tip the River St. John that is made by climate only ; the exports XO'I'.OXSXU FAXC'Y UOODS.
of the former are of great value, and of from thence to the capes of Florida, .

the latter of little. where breadth be between :SO and 40
LONDON: the continent very itlllf'e cannot but may LARGEST AND} 1I1.TTOCK; ; :; TO SELECT: FUOM, AT PRICES: WHICH
Upon miles. It contains \li.oll the nearest calculation \ 1'lm
.**> Sold by "-. NICOI.L, No. 51 J, St. Paul's sensible that the southern colonies, though about 12: millions of acres, which t N nearly \ OT HE UNDERSOLD.Large 1 .

Churclt-Yard, and (L W oonr.ttt, the latest: settled, and therefore the farthest I as much as Ireland. shipments of 1.1.XU WIXTHlt UOOIKS received weekly.

Chnrin -'ro s. from the best; stateof cultivation, yield more The sea coast of East-Florida!' : i is a low flat
[Price 4 Shillings.;.I ] valuable articles of trade than the northern country, intersected by u great number of r- r Wholesale and Retail. Orders by mail receive prompt attention.

17115.DEDICATION.. colonies ; and (the number of inhabitants rin'TS'rry like Holland, or Surinam in New York Otllce, f I N.K. 'or. Centre and Third,
considered) gwitly surpass them in the America. It continueshat for nhout 40 1IIiles Walker Street l{f J, *v TIC v )) J) }j Fernandina, Fla.

amount of their export. from the coast, and then grows a little hilly,
The of Georgia, which from being .
colony and in !l01IIl.trt.! rockv.
To the Moit Honourable Charles, Marquis of barrier province and other circumstances; ', Florida differs materially{ from the rest of SANBO11N & IIOyrl8ECOXU \
Jtockingham, First Lord of the Treasury, tCc.My bad when first settled many disadvantagesto America in this, that almost all the continent

LOUD, struggle with ; yet the. rapid increase besides covered: with a thick forest; whereas STREET: NEAR 1 CENTRE,
As the commercial interests of Great- which it .has lately made in its exports, the trees: in Florida are at a distance from

Britain are weighed by your Lordship daily, affords: sufllc-ient proofs that its climate is one another, and being clear underwood, WIIOI.KSU.K AMI UKT.UT
in order that they may he promoted and a perfectly adapted to the purposes, both for this country has more the appearance of an
thorough knowledge of his majesty's foreign European and American commerce ; and lit. open grove than forest.. GROCERS SHIP: CHANDLERS

t dominions is sought after, with a view to the for rice, silk, and indigo ; which, sugar excepted I The rains and the heavy dews, which are ,
I public service, I flatter myself that an account constitute the most t valuable article more frequent here than to the northward, AND DKU.CRS IN f fe

i, of a new colony, of which there is: of trade. In New-England, to say nothingof create such luxuriant vegetation, that the e e *__ e a eI .
none as yet published, will have the honour CmnlntHl! Nova-Scotia, where the winters surface of the earth, notwithstanding the --
with the earth is coveredwith
meeting your Lordship's: approba are still more severe, heat of the sun, i is never without a good I ver ._
tion. snow at let three months: in the year; dure. e e -* .. t

.;, During my residence in East-Florida, I the rigour of the climate puts an end to all\ fll l"'. II.son. ---
employed myself in acquiring a knowledgeof vegetation ; the beasts of the field require to
fhat I made the inclemencies of the
country : myself acquainted, be sheltered from
an far as my stay there would permit, with its weather, mind be sustained with fodder, laid A country so extensive as: this cannot but 2-19-lv! _

1 soil and navigable rivers, its climate and by in summer: : even the laborious: hand of have variety of soil, the sandy is: the most

natural productions. I can assure your industry is i in this .ii-ason of the year destitute toward he BENEDICT &
prevalent, especially sea. \ CO.
Lordship, that my pursuit was made agreeable of ullu employment, ,
by the satisfactory evidences found, both During the sage )period, the vegetation in There are generally four strata or beds of

of the goodness of the soil, and the healthiness Carolina[ anti Georgia alfords sufficient food earth found! in 1ast: -Florida : the uppermostis
of the climate.In for cattle shelter\ i is required for them
; no ; ; a mould of earth a few inches thick ; beneath
its climate it has the advantage of : the lakes and rivers are not frozen, and the SoulhweMt! Corner of liny iiiul fine S'rt't'hc,
is sand half in below
South-Carolina and Georgia; and from being garden vegetables contribute greatly to make a a yard depth ;

I nearer the sun than those colonies, will, plenty of sustenance, that a strong white clay, resembling the

; probably, be found superior to them in theI' I have dwelt the longer upon a comparisonof : marie in England, and may be used as manure y

produce of rice, indigo silk, cotton, etc. If the northern with the southern colonies, to the sandy land, this stratum is: com
I I am partial to East-Florida, it is not for in order that\ 1)hl'wingthemanifcstsuperi. FLORIDA,
want of knowing other countries, either in ority of the latter in commercial view, no monly four feet thick ; the fourth layer is a

Europe or America, for I have compared it surprize may be felt at the representationgiven rock composed; of petrified sea shells. The

with them. I suspect myself the less: of this of East-Florida ; in which all persons fertility of Florida is much ascribed to these

foible, because other gentlemen, who know concur who know that country, and arc also!' two strata of clay and rock Inch contributeto OFFER GREAT BARGAINS:: IN
the country, rate the advantages to be expected acquainted with the proper cultivation of it. ,
from this colony higher than I do. 1 If we carry the eye along the eastern coast: keep the sand moist: and prevent the rains

I have no views in publishing the follow of North-America from Hudson's: :J bay, down from sinking away from the roots of the
ing sheets, but the benefit and advantages to the island of Cuba which lies a little to
; and
plants trees. })))}) RRRR YY YY GGGGG( ( 000 OOO DDDI SSSSS:
Grcat-Hritain by encouraging( and the south of the Cape of Florida, as we draw
may reap III the interior parts, the trees are larger, DDDDD} } RRRRR YY YY GGGGGO( ; (OOOOO) 00000 mUjHS) H :-;''';
southern commercial
promoting this colony And I inscribe nearer the sun the .
young DD) HI) HIt RR YY YY GG( GG (h(1( 00 OO 00 DD} DDSSGG
them to your Lordship, because whatever productions generally become better, and of the grass higher, and the cattle bigger, than
is: calculated for such 1purposel cannot more intrinsic; worth. It is not only in sugar toward the sea, especially; in that part of the
fail to attention and and that Cuba all the English -
gain Lordships indigo
your : settlements surpasses continent peninsula which lies betwixt. the river St.Juan's DDDDD} } RR RR YY (Rh( (hUl( OOOOO) 000()) DDDDD)( SSSSSSSGGGGG ;:;
countenance Ianwith the greatest ; the
respect, ,
lying upon
9 { and the fort of St. :Mark d'Apahichie DDDD) RR RR YY 000 OOO DDDD I } SSSSS::
My Lord but in all other produetions.that: depend principally }

Your Lordship's: most humble upon the power of the sun. And in which i is about 150 miles to the northwest of .

and most: obedient servant, this: respect, Eal>t-Flofilla hath advantage this: river. .
WILLIAM STORK of Carolina and Georgia, as: much as Cuba !
I has the of EastFlorida.In To take a view of t the eastern "shore, of FlorIda
advantage +++HitCAIlPB'rS: 1\1 A'f'rINGSUH:: ++
INTRODUCTION. order to judge of the produce to be expected beginning from the north : we meet the ,

When any new matter is laid before the from a fresh; :soil, well supplied with river :St.: Mary's 1 lying in the :Nth) degree 47.

public, there is no doubt but its reception navigable rivers!, in the climate East-Flor: ; latitude, it ilia unite brOulnt iti: mouth, where .
depends not only upon the real merits of ida, let us consider the rest: of limo globe, lying '
in the same latitude and we find Egypt, Amelia island i is situated; it has live, fathom
what is: proposed, but in a great measure, iu "
upon the prenoscssions, already entertained Arabia Felix, Persia, IlIIliaChlna.IIJ\ll Japan; water upon the bar at low water, is navigable !

upon that subject. The author of the following of which China i is the only country that has above (W miles, where it bus::! three fathom ,
account of East-Florida, cannot but tolerable government ; yet it must! be acknowledged -
that all of them have water. It is the best harbour from the cape i
are, or
be sensible, how much his design: to make
the nation acquainted with that country, is been, famous for their riches: and fertility. of Virginia to those of Florida; it takes it i LATEST:; NOVELTIES IN i

discouraged, by the prejudices which at When _we speak, as it were, proverbially, of rise out of the great swamp..* called by till,
1 present against it. The truth of the the riches of the east, we can allude to no ++1 ,+.,
prevail I Indians Owa-qua-phe Imo-gaw. Tho )land 1+ 1
+ I
that have been
" matter is, that this country is very little other cuuntrthan' those __1 _____ ,____ __ ._ ._ ..__ F+
known in Europe : even the Spaniards: who I mentioned. As to the situation of Florida, upon the banks of this river arc the '!\ ++ ++, ++ ++ ++ 4+ ++ 4+ 44 44--44 44 44 4+ 44 44 ++ ++ ++ 4+ ++ 4+

from indolence, and a fear of the Indians, f in respect of the Spanish} trade: it need only in the northern parts of the province; llm ( 44 I
seldom ventured beyond the lines of St. Augustine be observed: that the Spaniards are too lazy to abundance of came-swaumpssullcientlyshews: 1:1 I:: DRE. ;S--O SILKS C CASHMERES 44 j
made themselves but little acquainted : supply themselves: even with necessaries;; that 441
the Havuiinuh, one of their richest is the fertility thereof. The best trees, that _
with it. Its oroad beach makes \ports n.1 '
: sandy a
I 44 ++ i-----4. + 44 ++ ++ ++ ++ ++, ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ 4-4 44 44 44 44
; few sail from St. Augustine and in the this the -- ---'--'-.
t disadvantageous appearance to ships that only a days: \ \ grow swamps: on : river are ,
sail along this coast; and the accounts of of course; is much\ nearer to t the capes of live oak and c'tlnr'l'rr useful for shipbuilding -----.1-----I |+++r,

\ mariners.have, for this reason, represented !, Florida, which lie directly apposite to that their Is
'. celebrated harbour. The trade winds which ; extraordinary strong/
it as barren and useless.: : The :several con- ,
current accounts of the unhealthiness: and ,, perpetually blow within the tropics: from mark of the goodness: of the soil. A colonyof ,
cast to west render the communication betwixt licrmudians is to settle (
infertility of 1Vest-Florfda, which seem but soon expected upon ,
too well founded ; have had no small! effect, the Havannah and St. Augustine always this river, and the Amelia island .
': to induce a belief in many persons, that the I easy, as: they lie, in respect to each
: whole of Florida, ceded to Great Britain, is other, north and south. The word swamp peculiar to Americait ; OUR Linen Department is COMPLETE: : IN EVERY: : RESPECT.::! '+

little better than a sandy desert. Prejudices As to the situation of Florida, with a viewto there signifies a tract of land is that is sound GREAT: CARPET: :SALE; : commenced on the 1st of this month. Over IOU
and good but by lying low covered with
the Spanish ships in time of
once {entertained are not easily overcome; surprize war iflVrent of liras e'IH and Wool ( oH'ered!
and water. All the forest trees (pine exccpted) designs: Carpel are now at
the lights offered to remove them must be the trade winds oblige the register; : :ships .
galleons from Curthageim, 1'orto Hello, and thrive best in the swamps, where the soil is:
strong, in order to be ('on vincin .
The design: of this work is not only to fix Vera Cruz, the rich cargoes: whereof very always rich; and when cll'arel1lnd drained STRICTLY NORTHERN TRICES.NICE
the attention of the ministry upon an objectof well known to return to Europe throughthe is i proper h for the growth of rice, hemp, and .

great national importance but also: to :gulph of Florida, and to call at the portof indigo. _
point out to individuals, especially; to personsof the Havaunuh, in their way to old Spain. I HRUSSEI.S: CARPETS: from 75 et*. upwards} to fcl.lO.

a middling fortune to take up grants from The strong current that constantly: runs from NOTK.-Of the authors of this work, we I WOOL CARPETS: from 11:5 el*. to *!4.S5.

the crown, of lands in ; where the vast between the Bahama islands and learn that Ur. ItorkVaOf: a distinguished HALF-WOOL l'AHl'J.'rH: from :10 et*. up.latest } .
the climate soil and' considered the Cuba right: into tbegul di of Mexico, as wellas botanist and member of the :;
produce a Royal Society, ] designs of FANCY MATTINGS. tort grades of Wliltoand! Checked.
the trade winds, which blow from the
lands are of no less value than in the islandsof :
embarrass who hud come out to Florida after the acquisition Window Shade made to order-materiid in all colors. ordering
the West-Indies. ame quarter, greatly ships corning ((111 simply}
The author knows but of two persons now from the westward to the port of thelIa11111ah by Englandfront Spainto examine: fctato color dimension. CORNICES MADE: TO ORDER. FINE: LACE: CURTAINSof

in England, besides himself (they are fortunately and expose; them very much to and report upon[ the value of the acquisitionto new design1

acquainted both with in parliament this country.) who One are actually of themis their the designs way to of an Europe enemy., double When the vessels capes, in ofl'lorida the Hritish crown. Of John Hartram we Hid Mores, all colors and qualities (two to MX buttons: ).

the noble lord whose travels through the they are under a neccsMty of keeping know much more, as he was: an American A large lot of HRUSSELH: : MATS, COCOA MATS and CRUMH CLOTHS, UORDERING -

continent of America, have been made with near tn the shore, in order to take the botanist residing in I'hilatltJlphhUr.. FOR CARPET.:

lit) much benefit to the public. The other isMr K'netit of the eddies and land breezes. Urinton gives' the following account of him, p-ir Hotel mid ItoardliiK'Honxte Keeper will find our prices exceedingly -
i Denys Itolle who has already made a When they have got round the capes, and '
\ ; in Florid ]("I lIl1tl'l, p. J$: I reasonable and selection grand. SHEETINGS: : PILLOW-CASINO TABLE DAMASKS
considerable settlement upon St. Juan's River fall the stream of the gulph of Florida, :,
west of Augustine.The : hey are carried forcibly to the northwards "John Dartram was born of a Quaker (white and colored), )DOYLIES: NAPKINS, CRASHES: GLASS LINENS: in
importance of East! -Florida, in a national IIr the strength of that noted current. A family in Chester county, Pennsylvania, in large varieties.
1701. From his earliest he manifested I I
few "ships, of force may easily take every youth
first, its view fertility, depends, in producing upon these such two grounds articlesof : ; loaded vessel on its way through this con- hut absorbing love for the natural sciences, Cornet*, Laces, Silk Tie, Silk lIall..llu'r'hlerH-IatcsL( designs at

commerce wanted by 'finned strait which is about M miles wide, specially botany, that in after years won for very reasonable: figures.FURNITURE .
as arc particularly
Great-Ilritain : secondly, upon its convenience and somewhat more than 2 from its situation and other circumstances ( and affords to ships passing through it, but Linna-us, the praise: of being tho TO MATCH.J
beneficial little choice in the line of their navigation.It greatest botanist in the New World. lie
carry on a commerce also the' first in itoint of time. Previously GENTS': CASSIMERS DOESKINS JEANS: : CAH. UfIm.'I FOR HOYS' WEAR
with the Spanish settlements in time of is easy: to discern the utility of a fortified was : ,
peace ; and to intercept, and cut off their harbour near the capes : it would contribute I nil investigations hud been prosecuted by CLOAKINGH, HEAVERS.LADIUS' : : ,

trade in time of war. not a little, to secure the command of the foreigners in a vague and local manner* and MISSES': UNDERVESTS}: sUes and grades, from 50 cts. up to
ulph of Mexico, as well as Florida ; the im- liartrum went far deeper than this.. <)n the
As to the of East-Florida without
fertility lot of RED FLANNEL: UNDERSHIRTS for Ladies-flne
tortance whereof I need not enlarge upon. '.leasant banks of (he 5dumylkillnear Philadelphia 12.00. a grade.
entering into the detail of its productions,
which shall be for the body of the I have insensibly run to a much greater lie constructed the first botanic garden '
reserved ftarOur Goods is in -
work I here to make some length In this: introduction than I intended. that ever graced the soil of the New Gents'Furnishing Complete Every Respect. : ,
; propose only
World here to collect the native flora he
in estimating the value of East-Florida, I r
general and must remarks intreat with the reference reader for to this while head tosuspend ; han, unavoidably, counted upon what it esteemed no journey too long or too dangercm It is IinjM H.sible for us to mention every article we have for sale but every imaginable
After the cession, he was >ointed article in FIRST-CLASS DRY ( >ESTAHLISHMENT:: be
his opinion, and not take it implicitly will be when settled, not upon what it is. ap| usually kept a can
for granted, that that part of North- I foresee its climate and produce, as wellas Uotanist to His: Majesty fur both the Flor- found in our House.
with 101an,1 though already numbering threescore -
its situation which to the
America at present BO little known, which attention to Order unit
lie hastened to visit that land jjfr Special paid Correspondence.Call .
lies to the south of Georgia,differs in its soil Spanish dominions( !, is of great moment, will years,
well fur his beloved
whose boded)
one hay render it a important colony to name or address
from the rest of the continent oris unfit for very
such productions, as correspond; with the Orcat-Uritaln ; yet the town of St. Augustine science. Accompanied only by his equally FUIU'IICJOTT, IIKXKDICT! : A CO.,

nature of its climate. exceptedj this country i is at present, for want enthusiastic son William he ascended the Ol-Om Corner of Hay and I'ine Streets.ARLINGTON .
of inhabitants, little better than a desert it. Johns in an open boat as far as Lake
In North Anteriea meet with sort ""
we every
George, daily noting down the curiosities of f
of climate; and in one part or other, it is the vegetable kingdom,and most of the timekeeping

capable of yielding every valuable nroduc- AX ACCOUNT OF EAST FLORIDA.SECT. u thermometrical record.: On ,buy NURSERillS.i
T tion. If it'be asked which part of tins continent return hesenbhU Journal to Jai,. friends in
is: the best, the question (is too generalto i
I.SITUATIOX.. England', under wbowo supervision! though
receive u determined answer.! We know "
contrary to his own desire it was published.
indeed soil of Newfoundland is, TUOI-IC.\I.llIul NK-MI-TKOrifAI
from a nature of the climite of F Florida, the mast southern colony There were several edition! published,

yielding u produce, equally valuable with upon the continent of British America lies the copy in our possession! and from which COIN! and "IUHnIX: HUletTIIH Dud FLOWERING PLAXTS.

cotton, indigo, or sugar. We may go,further between the 25th and 3lat degree of north this reproduction is! made U in duodecimo i .
and for the European trade, without
In rover and i Is evidently the first
latitude. paper
difficulty, prefer the climate of Carolina and NEW ASP CHOICE VARIOTIE.S: Budded Orange Tree MADE A SPECIALTY.
Georgia, to that of Canada or Nora-Scotia. nor DoL SJ ER. edition. There was another edition with

If we take a view of America, or even of Dy the king's proclamation, dated the 7th >late* In 17,. Urinton saysa

northern .of the earth we shall find the of October 1763, its boundaries were fixed on still later edition. We have seen the ",Ii- (Mend for Descriptive Catalogue. .. m *-

are most,agreeable even the temperate to live in climates.which, are the least the north by the. river St. Mary's, on the east ion of 1700 which i U a thin quarto and the AL1IEUT I. IUDWKLL..

adapted to the purposes of trade with Europe; by the Atlantic ocean and gulph of Florida, plates well executed. 1 tt JACKSON 'ILLk, 4 1b


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OATES. .,-
Silent and soft from measureless circle, United -, County .T"llc-A." Wnitlock, City Point. ison. Mad
TO EUROPEAN Slate om Wadsworth,
Cloudy battalions, in royal array AORI- er"' Clerk-.\. A. Stewart, fitusvillc.: Asscssor of 7ir..rcs-H. 1>
Move on to westward in billowy splendor{ CULTURVL NEWS! ITEMS. LAND OFFICE, GAINESVILLE. Assessor of T".rcJ.. D. Stewart, Titusvillc.! ison.MANATEE
Follow, majestic, the monarch of Uay To the, Editor of the Mirror : Register.. A, Barnes, Oa' lH'ville.!' (''ollct'turoJ ct'elwc-Jo' M. Platt, Lake Jcs- COUNTY.
Receiver-John 1.'. Rollins K. )(. Graham, Manatee.(
LONDON, ENGLAND Gainesville. sup Orange County.Superintendent Crtunty Judge
December 10 1880.
Plashing, he wheels toward n radiant ho'ri.zon Surveyor.Gcncral-L. 1). Ball, Tallahassee. of Schools-Alexander Tin Clerk-Robert H. Grifllth, Manatee.
With frosts at the early part of last week, Hall, Lake View. Slieriff-WIII. C. Hayman, Pine Level.
Sinking in vistas of heavenly hue; and heavy rains and unsettled weather towards COfRT. CLAY COUNTY. Asscstor of Titjret Wm. F. Parrish, Par-
,Gold tial; liko, the radiance of pavements celes its close, there has been but little progress "'fanlwl-.J. H. Durkee Settle, ,Jacksonville.Jacksonville. County Judge Win Peeler, Green. Cove ri9h.Collector JCI'Cllllc-arion G.I Carlton,

Crimson and silver abreast of the blue. made with wheat sowing in the late : Clerk-Philip Walter, Jacksonville. Springs Pine Level.of

districts, whilst frosts alternating with rains INTERNAL KEVKNUK. Springs.Clerk-O. A. Buddington, Green Cove Superintendent< of Scwo1s-I"chx J. Seward,

t Up toward follow the cloud ranks that noiselessly keep the land in a very wet condition. Collector-Dennis Eagan, Jacksonville., ,Scriff-Jallles! / '\'. DeWitt, Green' Cove Pine Level

There has been a rather liberal COLLECTORS Sprl1lg:4..AsBcnor. MARION COUNTY.
Streams more offering OF CUSTOMS.
Rich floating a new billow glory,shines effulgent lustrous, divine and; of home-grown samples in the London market John W. Howell, Fernandina. of Tares-Wm. Con way, Klng lc\". County Judge-.!. M. Mclntosh, Ocala. -V
tender the Edward Hopkins, Jacksonville. Collector of I:t''CIIUCWill.. S. Plummer, Clirk-H. 1V. Long! Ocala. -.
during week, but there i is no improvement Maxville.Suiteriiitendent Ocala.
In John F. House St. ,Steriir-1'\ D. ,
Shining ethereal sublime. Augustine.
to note in respect to condition J. M. Currie, Cedar icy of Schools)[, F. CC': ger, Assessor of. Taxes-Thomas Barco, Cotton

Down, past the distant and shadowy moun At Mark Lane, on Monday, the value of dry Middleburg. Plant. N. toy,
tains COLUMItIV COUNTY.: Collector of /
samples of English wheats was generally State OtlleerH.,

Sinks sun ;the great dazzling and glittering shilling in advance of the quotations of the EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT. CJIlllty.Tudge-W.C'rrkJohn'inzallt M., Ives Jr., ,Lake Jr., Lake City.City Ocala.Superintendent of Schools-H. C. Martin( ,

t Each tinted cloud floats away with new previous week, in sympathy with the somewhat I ( alll'CrllOr-Geor F. Drew, Tallahassee. Sheriff-J. W. Perry, Lake City. Fort McCoy. .
splendor, excited tone of the foreign trade. l'rc. irlcllt pro tem. of SCI/flle-'V. D. Barnes, assessor of Tuxes-I,. "'. Rivers, Lake City. MONROE c'otSTY.CUIWty
Soft in the blue hangs the pearltintedmoon. There was, however, no improvement the Tallahassee.Secretary i Collector ;of Taxes-Thos. W.' (Getzen, Lake : Judge/ -Win*. J. Baron, Key ,,'est.
of Bt'llcH. Ilaukin, Talla City. I Clrrk-John Sitclter: Key West.
demand for inferior samples. On Wednesday hassee. .";Superintendent of Schools- ul i usl'otsc1nmer, ,Sheriff, Ricliard: Curry, j Key ""'!-It.
:Was it n strain from the choir angelica the demand for breadstuff: was of quite (J'nnptrolkr-Glunthus' Drew, Tallahassee. Lake City. Assessor of Taxes-Walter C. Maloney, Jr.,

Borne on the silence and lost in mid-air ? a nominal character, and( Friday's market j,'rlmm'r"'Vllltl'r, (Jw .nn, Tallahassee. DUVAL COUNTY.: Key West:

t Arc those the wings of the cherubim. hastening closed dull, both for wheat and flour. In hassee.Allufllcy.Uellerttl1corge' 1' Raney, Talla sonville.County Judge-William A. McLean, Jack Jr.Collector, Key West.of Jfl'CIIIICWalter C. Maloney,

On to the great host whose rapture they most of the provincial exchanges values forbreadstuffs Commissioner of Lands-Hugh A. Corlcy, Clerk-Thomas I;. Buekman, Jacksonville.\ 8/1JI'r lltclidelllnjSchools-J. V. Harris, Key

.share? have improved, but the week has Tallahassee. Sheriff U rill h Bowden, Jacksonville. West.
I closed! with signs of weakness throughout Superintendent of Public Instruction-\\'. 1'. A.', rs. (jr of Tares-Daniel\ I' :Smith: Jack :NASSVU COUNTY.OimmilyJndycMinton .
0 pates of glory, stand open yet longer I It Haii-ley: TlIllllha l'e. sonville.Collector. J. Baker, Fernandina.
I : Trembling, I gaze at the luminous doors, the trade. The trade in foreign breadstuff Alljutrlllt.( UClIrrftl-J. J. Dickison> : Talla of Rci'cnuc-Henry A. h'nglC', .
a Yearning to win but one word from the silence has undergone a considerable amount of hassee. Jacksonville. Clerk-C. W. Maxwell, Fernandina.

fluctuation during the past week. On Monday ( Commissioner of Immigration- Dr. Scth Superintendent/ of Schools-Albert J. Russell Sheriff Vein Cone, Fernandina.Assessor .
'il Only one sign from the answerlcss shores I there French, Jacksonville. Jacksonville. of Taxes Will H. Garland, Fer-
Christian was some little excitement on account *
1 Union. SUPREME: COURT. naiulina. f
of the closing of the canal traffic in HAMILTON: COUNTY.: i F. Scott Per-
.H Warren
Chief Justice-E. M. Randall Jacksonville. Collector of Revenue: / ,
'THE NATIONAL the United States by ice County Judge-Henry J. Stewart, Jasper .
CAPITAL. locking up some Associate Justice-J. Westcott, jr., Tallahassee. Clerk-Robert S. Stewart, Jasper.S6erifJtunes nandina.Siijterlittcndent
10,000,000 bushels of wheat. The values of M. Duncan, Jasper. / of Scho"lsA. Mahoney,

I CHANGES, IN CABINET. AND IN COURT-AN OVA floating cargoes enhanced one to two shillings Jacksonville.Associate Justice H. B. Van Valkenburg, assessor Tuxcs-J, T. Cooper, Ancrum. Callahan. ORANGE: COUNTY.:
Collector of /CIlItC-J.. 1'. B. Goodbrcad
TION TO OENERALORANT-WOMAN BUFFRAOE per quarter, according to their position ,
Clerk-C. H. Foster, Tallahassee. Bcnton. Columbia County County Judge-R. L. Siunmerlin, Orlando.
-RHETORIC IN LINCOLN and the tone of the United States markets CIRCUIT JUDGES. Superintendent of Schools-Joshua H. Roberts Clerk-]. 1'. Hughey Orlando.

HALL.t tended to disorganize the market hereOn First Circuit- Maxwell Ancruni. Sheriff Thomas W. Shine, Fort Reid.
Augustus Pen-
I t To the Editor of the Mirror : Tuesday and Wednesday the arrivals of sarola. HERNANDO COUNTY. kinsville.Assessor of Taxes-John C. Bryson, Haw,

WASHINGTON, D. C., December 18, 1880. wheat-laden vessels off-coast, together with Second Circuit-David S. Walker, Tal ahas- County Judge"'. I.. Frierson, Brooks- Collector of CI'CIII1Cat., Poyntz, Orlando.

1 A week, characterized by changes in the : the increase of the visible supply of wheatin see.Third Circuit-E. J. Vann, Madison. ville.C/'rk-J. C. Law, Brooksville. Superintendent of Schools-John '1'. Decks,

) cabinet and in the supreme court, by nnI I the United States, caused a reaction in Fourth Circuit-II. B. Archibald), Jackson- ""Im'ff-.T.( 1). Mickler[ Brooksville. Fort Reid. TAYLOR COUNTY.

ovation to General Grant, and a conventionof the cargo trade, and from that time down to ville. Assessor of 1ir..res-'V. )(. Garrson, Brooks-
County" Judge-]). N. Cox, Perry.
Fifth Circuit-James B. Dawkins Gaines
the close of the week the ville.
women clamorous for the ballot, cannotbe position of holders ville. Sheriff):Thomas Osteen, Perry
Collector of Revenue F. .1(, Town
called dull in Washington. The secretary has been gradually but surely weakening, Sixth Circuit-II. L. Mitchell, Tampa. Brooksville. scud Clerk-John M. Funlker, Perry.Superintendent .

t ,of.the navy has resigned his portfolio to and the cable advices of lower rates at the Seventh Circuit-\\'. Archer Cock, Sanord. Siijierintendent Schools-Dr. S. Stringer, County Treasurer of-School I). S.*-Sutton E. Vann, Perry., Perry.
Atlantic seaboard have caused the trade to Brooksville.
accept the chairmanship of an alien Inter-
Court Calendar. County SUfI'ryor-H.. Cox, Perry.Collector .
Oceanic Canal Company, and! much close dull, and decidedly in favor of buyers IIILUnoRoUOII COUNTY. of Rct'clluc-.John C. Calhoun,

talk about it in political and amateur diplomatic In Germany the whole of the grain trade Spring Term- THIRD CIRCUIT Counli/ Judge-H. L. Crane, Tampa. ferry
has been the week and (Ylerk-Wimm. C. Brown, Tampa. Assessor of Tuxes-Win. II. Parker, Perry.
circles., No doubt 1\1. de Lesseps! had fluctuating during Taylor, :2d Monday in April.
I' Madison[ Sheriff). Isaac Craft Tanun,. ST. JOH.V'H COUNTY. V
at Berlin wheat has recovered 3d Monday in April.
diplomatic reason for conferring the honor
Hamilton 4th in 4RSessor of 7t.rcI... G.! Leslie, Tampa. )( R.
Monday April. County Judge Cooper, St. Augus
and the Ho was attributed speculative transac Collector of Rf'I'elluc-'V. F. Hurts
salary on Secretary Thompson. Suwannce, 1st Monday after 4th Monday Tampa. tine.
has genuine French appreciation of the prestige tions. At Hamburg, rates for breadstuff in April. Superintendent of Schools-H. I.. Crane, Clerk-Bartolo F. Oliveros, St. Augustine.

t and eclat that great enterprises acquire I I. were firmly supported, and barley was in Columbia, 2d Monday after 4th Monday Tampa. Sheriff A. N. Pacetti, St. Augustine.
f better demand. At Stettin, barley has met in April. JEFFERSON.County Assessor of Taxes-David L. Dunham St.
from and official
distinguished names posi Lafayette, 3d Monday after 4th Monday in Judge-\. Whitner, Monticcllo.Sheriff Augustine.
tion. But it is doubtful if the secretary of with a duller trade. April. / -,,'. %. Bailey! Monticello.Clerk Collector of Ret'cture-Joseph F. Llambias,
the navy had other than pecuniary reasons In France the course! of the grain trade has Fall Term- '\'. B. La mar, Monticello. St. Augustine.

for the In two months been much in accordance with that on the Taylor, 2d Monday in October. Superintendent of School -J. B. Christie, Superintendent, of School*-Thomas A. Pa-
accepting position.
Madison[ 3d in Monticcllo.County cetti
Monday October. St. Augustine.
1 ho would have ceased to draw his salary as English exchanges. Wheat and flour has Hamilton, 4th Monday in October. + Treasurer'\'. A. W. Simmons,

( I a cabinet officer, and emolument of$25,- been firmly held at advanced rates duringthe Suwannee, Ist' (onday after 4th Monday Monticello. SUMTER COUNTY.
in Collector of ]:ClIC/Illc-Jo Palmer Mon County! Judge-Henry Cassidy, Lee&burg.
early portion of the week, whilst values October. eph ,
000 f the remainder of
per year perhaps: ticello. Clerk-Ihoinas J. Ivey, Leesburg.
f 4 Columbia, 2d Monday after4th Monday in
his life doubtless consideration showed a decline, and ho trade was decidedly S/lt'riff-J. Dyches! Leesburg.Aetor .
was a strong October. ..sessorof Taxes-J. P. Granthani, Monti- ,
I n with an old man not rich but having many weak at the close. I.nfaycttc.3I1 Monday after 4th Monday. in r-'nl- --In" .. of Taxes-Jocui- Hutchinson..
r I The Great Eastern steamship has been definitely October. LAFAYETTE COUNTY Leesburg.Collector.

daughters.The resignation of Justice Strong of the chartered for ten years to carry dead FOURTH CIRCUIT. Count if Jiulf/e '\'. J. Dixon, New Troy. Leesburg. of lt'wlIle-Jolll1 '\'. Dyches,

l Court of the United States has been meat to the United Kingdom from the American Spring n'rlll- ShrrJ.. J. Johnson, New Troy. Superintendent of Schools-II. H. Duncan
Supreme St. John's 3d Tuesday in March. Clerk-Howell Hawkins, New Troy.Sjierintendent ,
( long expected, so that comment turns chiefly seaboard or the rl rt'r Plata. Itiscalculated Clay, 4th Tuesday, in March. + of/jJo/s-J. C. Ramsey, New Lake Gritlin.
i that from Tcxasor the Argentine Provinces Bradford, 1st Tuesday in April. Troy SUWANNEE COUNTY

i upon the Ohio judge, via Georgia, who hast beef of prime quality can be laid down in Baker, Tuesday\ in \ County Treasurer-J. J. Painter New Tray County Judge Michael A. Clouts, Live,
been appointed to succeed ]him. There is Nassau, 3d Tuesday, in April. Collector of Jlcrcnue Newton Sapp, New Oak.
, gossips to the effect that the President's ruse England at three centsjper: pound The promoters Duval, 3d Tjuesday in May. Troy Clerk-Robert A. Reid, Live Oak. 1'
of this bold scheme intend to slaughter Fall Term- Ataettor 7it.ccs-\ W. Cottrell )
to foist another Ohio man upon the supremo of New : S//m'ff-Jo)1Il It. Sessions, Live Oak. /
the cattle on board the great ship, and St. John's 3d Tuesday September. Troy .issrssor of 1i1TCSII.. Sessions, Wcl-
bench by appointing a Buckeye emigre from Clay 4th Tuesday in September LEON COUNTY liorn.
secured the
for this have
they serf
Georgia, will be resented by the majority o purpose Bradford 1st Tuesday in October. Count i Judge II. C. Hi pi icy, Tallahassee. Collector of t't'clwc-Hohcrt F. Allison,
vices of trained butchers from the slaughterhouses
. 1 the Senate, and that Judge Woods will fail Baker, Tuesday in October. Sheriff .\. Moseley, Tallahassee. Live Oak.
of Chicago. The dressed meat will Nassau, 3d Tuesday in October. Clerk-C. ..\. Bryan, Tallahassee.Stsymrriuer Superintendent of Schooh J. 0. C. Jones,
.( of con II runation. The appointee, however, I) nvnl, :3d Tuesday in November Live Oak. .
estimated that detmt
be in refrigerators, and it is + of''c1lOuls-Henrr N. Felkel,
i Southern Senators and I
has friends ,
10,000 to 15,000 carcasses of beef, all lungequal
am inclined to think he will meet no effective Spring 7't'f1ll- -J. I.. Demilly Tallahassee. County Judge-Fred. I. LaPenotiere En-
t opposition. to 3,000 or 4,000 tons of meat-will bo Sumtor, 2d Monday in March. Collector of t'I't'IIUe-C.. C. Pearce, Talla terpri e.I ,
each The' result of this Marion Monday: in March. hassee. '
shipped voyage. : : I Clerk-John W. Dickins, Enterprise. '
General Grant's showy military and civic enterprise, if successful, will have a wider Alachuu, 1st Monday after 4th Monday in At. t'SlIur of 7ir..rcs-H. A. Shine, Tallahassee. SIIt'rUT-W. A. Cone, Enterprise.
reception on Tuesday was in striking contrast March. Aftetnor
1 of Taxes-
with General Gartield's quiet visit to bearing titan appears at 'first bight. It Levy, 3d Monday after 4th Monday in LEVY l'O\' TY.OJmly.Tlltlfle Enterprise ,

the city threo weeks ago. The exPresidentwas be watched with much interest by the public March -'\'. H. Sob ring, Brunson; Collector of Revenue: -John B. Jordan, De-
no doubt, for, notwithstanding the large Putnam 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday[ in Clerk-J. M. Barco Bronsoni! Land.

received by such a crowd as his experience imports of fresh meat wo are receiving, retail March Sheriff;'\'. I). Finlavson. Bronon.Aeor Superintendent of School*-James II. Chan
during the last sixteen must have Fall TermSumter- I ) dler, Enterprise.WAKULLA.
years prices will rule high. But it will of Tujret-J. {. Willis Bronson.
in October.
very 4th
To have Collector of Ret"cllue-John C.
made him familiar with. seen McGrew,
very also breakdown that"ring," which, while Marion, 1st Monday{ after 4th Monday in Bronson.Superintendent. COUNTY.
'Pennsylvania avenue thronged with patient, October. County Judge"'. T. )Duval, Crawfordville.
immense almost at famine Schooh Jos.
making profits keeps: of F. Shands
eager, ,waiting thousands: must have been Akichua, 3d Monday after 4th Monday in ]Bronson ,o'IcriW.. II. Walker, Cruwfonlville.
prices one of the first fowl requisitesof October. C/ak-Xat. R. Walker
suggestive to Susan Anthony, Hannibal MUUSON: COUNTY
very the people. Levy 1st Monday after 4th Monday in Siijieriiitendent of School*-John I.. Craw
Ilandin and others, who can remember November. CbnnlyJudye-R. )(. Witherspoon, Madi ford, Crawfordville.County .

remote events of the triumphal processions To PICKI s PJACKHS, PLUMJ AND PEATS. Putnam, 2d Tuesday after 1st Monday .-;son.Sheriff. Treasurer-W.. Duval, Crawford
of Cesar, Pompey Trajan and other Take of r po peaches, plums, pears or apples [ December. H. Willard. Madison vii lc. '
seven pounds of sugar, one quart of SEVENTH CIRCUIT.Spring ilerk-John M. Boggs, MadisonSiifterintendent Collector of t'I'tllllC-W.. 1 I. Walker, Craw- '
Roman emperors. There was, however, vinegar, and mixed spicesput thesugarand Term- of Sdwols-I':. S. Tyner, font ville.Aemrof.

more curiosity than enthusiasm in the vinegar together amt pour over the fruit, Volusia, 1st: Monday! !in !uY.ure.arll Madison.County. Taxes-(leo F. Register, Craw-
i it to stand until the next morning, Treasurer-S. S. Smith, Madison.CUKK fordville.
crowd. The weather was delicious, and allowing 'M 3lonuay m 'my. .
J has thousands of well-dressed when repeat this process, strain'ng the juice Orange, 3d Monday in 11a)". --- -- .- -. .
Washington off the fruit letting it come to the boil, and Dade, :2d Monday in June, iw -
people who delight to display their fine continue to do so for four mornings ; then Full Term- cJ

clothes and sealskin jackets on Pennsylva- add spices: and put all' over the fire and cook Volasia,1st Monday in November. a; -
nta avenue. NbtwithstandingGeneral Grant's very slowly toed they look rich and clear. Brevard, 2d Monday in November. r C
Pears should be boiled in water until you Orange, 3d Monday in November.
long residence here, there were many who can run a broom whisk through them. Dade, 2d Monday m Dminber. 2ITI
had never before seen him, who has been Quinces are also delicious when preserved in
gazed at by more eyes than any other living this manner. County Ofllcera.ALACH17A .

_. 4HUNTY.Ouunty -<
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individual -+...........................- Gainesville }
Stone Llvermore Black- Judge- Junius C. Gardner,
r Mesdames Lucy : OKANtiEtt. i i- C.0 1J
well and other wierd sufferers for woman : ( THE ONLY
Gainesville.Sheriff .
-4..4- Cler/-J. A. Carlisle, PAD '
suffrage are here once more in annual con. John W. Turner, Gainesville.Assessor : LUNG

,ventionk repeating, with blighted variation, of Tiuet.-J. M. Dell, Gainesville .:s c FO aGp + oe 'yrR crPctRE.
the same dreary speeches, end passing the Collector uJ Rt't'TtuG.l'. Thomas, Gaines-
same impotent resolutions. Alas: why will jteCONSIGNMENTS: SOLICITED. ville. BY AILSORI'TION
these ladies continue to agitate us, and shako Superintendent School*-O. A. Myers, YOirit II.\CK-\.Cllf (NATURE'S WAY)
will not bon diseases of the Kidneys, Bladder
? "
centre Why
to the Gainesville. *
pets US and babies very suffice, as in the golden age BAKER COUNTY. and Urinary Organs, by wearing the ALL LUNG DJNEANEN,

of our grand mamas? Alas that female woman E. L. PALMER & CO., County Judge-Jno. R. Henidon.Sanderson. PROVED EXCELSIOR THROAT DISEASES,,
who was once so divine and nice in Ureathlug
Cltrt-V. J. Plaits, t Sanderson.Meritr Trouble

sickness and in wellness, should now stuff wish I +...........................................................+- -J. C. Williams. Sanderson.Aiseisor ;KIDNEY PAD It DRIVES
to figure In a torchlight procession, a i of TIJ.ctl-l G. Rogerson, San. INTO the systemu curative
ballot-box, and shoot off rhetorical sky. It is a MARVEL of HEALING
derson.CtJleetor and RE agltnDRAWS
with their mouths. !Wholesale Fruit Dt'aler"I{ Richard LIEF SIMPLE 111031 the d'iissepsed f
rockets of '' + Kennedy, 8E.VSHH.E, DIRECT poisons that parts the
.: PAINLESS, and POWERFUL cause death.
derived much satisfaction ... ... ...... ... .. Darby'me. It CURES Thousands
RED ANTS.-Having so -4- ". .0..u..a. p. uo *- SuperilllmdmtoJ&hool'-. Hampton, where all else) foils, A REVELATION and testify to its ,virtues
from the use of a very simple rem. Olustee. REVOLUTION in Medicine. YOU CAN
Absorptionor J1K:
edy for ridding our pantry of those little '. BRADFORD COUNTY. direct medication, as opposed to unsatis RELIEVED AND CURED.

pests, the red ants household, I am, tempted column to for send the BALTIMORE, MP. Cuunty J+ulge--J. R. Ricliard, Providence. factory internal medicines. Send for our Dou't) despair: until you have tried this sensible -
the same to your Cln.t-Jl'nr'. York Lake Butler. treatise on Kidney troubles sent free. Sold easily applied Bull UADH.\LL Y EFFEtTUAG
It is -
S benefit of other sufferers.where only wish!lCCCS.u.ry to Sheriff -W.V.. Tumblin, Starke. by druggists, or sent by mail on receipt of 1ell1ooy.:
to cover the shelves you A J. Lake I price, TWO DOLLARS.dllres Sold by Druggists, or sent
other articles of food, with REFERENCES; Aeor of Tkrr*- McKinney, of by mail on receipt .
place meat or Butler, THE "ONLY" Lrxo price, TWO DOLL.\Ii:3
PAD Co. by
will not go over the Rev.0. P. Thackara .Fernandina, Fla. THE "OXLY"
newspapers. TheTantS ma CMlector of kt't'nu1Cred D,Cone, Lake Williams Block, LUNG PAD Co.,
printed newflpapers deoiCt.l. )" e.an4 Mr. Frederick A. Fleming, Hibcrnia, Fla.Mr. Butler,*. IMroit, arch.t'r Williams Block,
1 covered with have paptr tned; U, have found it C. M. Bevan, Augustine, Fla. SuixriiitendfHt of School*-C.. E. Harrison, ; This 1:1 the original and genuine Kid :zb-Send for : .
others who relief (v3 l-2m) Starke. ney I' far it and take no other. Gl ''Three Jillion testimonials" and Hour book,
permanent a Year
I and
a Bare Sent free 6t.v .

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Heal IXfalo.FOH Professional and Ititsiness! Curds Groceries' and Provisions.A. AantCVLTVJtAL. poet of xucccso!' and now if our Oaineiville!

friends wO\lI.ll11o\'o in the same cause, after

SALE: % ))AICTHU1C C'. 1'OICD, n. NOTES, MrcK AND PKVT 1'\v.-1'hl use!' of muck a years rest, having the finest buildings and
grounds always prepared they could with
; ,
T\ENT1ST, / 1 ROCER AND SHIP CHANDLER, and peat pays abundantly, and we notice little expense, hold district fair that would
that the manho h011l' '
( fairly experimented -
he of credit
J J to and of immense value totho
with these fertilizers in the compost
+,---- n- Fourth St., bet Centre and Al.ichua, rtr.vt.En IN central portion of !' Florida
nA heap rarely abandons them. They are soundly has held creditable\ State Fairs
I converted to t the use: of these absorbents!' t many very :
I isiKAitii: no'rla", I IStf FERNANDINA, FLA 1'rovisions, Liquors" lUe. and in and autumn if they might have been better in many respools -
dry summer
____ every spell\ I t they might have boon much\ worse,
finds them delving in the !!WI\ It(1 peat'
that they have resulted! in much in
t -- "'JI. II. c. DITICYII: :, AGENT FOR B. F. AVERY & CO.'S PLOWS. bog, There iC i! the fruit-ynrtl where I' we began this way improving agriculture and good advertising
using:' in the (compost twenty
peat yearsago
t the resources of the State will
Situated directly\ the Railroad, ENERAL OOMMISMON( :: MERCHANT[ : still tat and flourishing! and bearing: but! it none
cI CENTRE STREET, abundance deny, i is, in mv opinion far bettor for
of the finest fruit'I'n'r l'ort,11 each section to
IHlilefII' annual fair
a good
CENTRE ST., NEVU R. R. J DFPOT, years peat, composted with stable manure
of its r
IN ONE OF! TIIK 52 tf FERNANDINA, FLA. applied without Mint and the roots own than to attempt) to secure any
like fair
thing a representation from the far
FERNANDINA FLA.Hay ---- have abundant of food There i is
an supply distant of tho
: portions State to 111OIlP point
J HEALTHIEST PARTS OF FLORIDA.: JiltS.XXI': l'I..tlKE: the large farm and nursery of our neighbor where State: Fair might. be held. Now as
Corn, Oats. that ha: been dosed with muck (compost: for regards
t twenty-live t and he keeps straight
Vents on
particulars ,
A W. COCKUELL: JSO. T. WALKKIl, rpHlRD digging composting! as if it was the

WALTFU It. YATI'S.' only! way in which ho could make his soil has accomplished a great work, and still
1< 1.OlUn.IlnnOR, }FERNANDINA.\., yield' paying crops. No bettor nursery trees has a grand mission: to fulfill.! I have always

53-tf Fcrnandina, Fla : & YATES, are raised in the state, mini his orchards are considered! its \I'Idllhll'1s'Cry!' much injured

COCxlllL1pI'ALKER DEALER IS TilE the models of dl'm'lIft'l: productivetrees. by holding its meetings at the time of our

Till FLORIDA (CocuRELL WALKER, Jacksonville,) : He has thousands fruit when other State Fairs, our best working members' have
Choicest! Fruits ..Vegetables, fail. Tens of !' of loads of muck boon identified with our fairs, and! would not
Attorneys and Counsellors'FEllNANDINA have been incorporated with the soil and possibly give the attention duo to the moot-
LAND the crops\ never fail from lack of nourish- tugs or't the association. Now t that there Is: no
CONFECTIONERIES: ETC.Blips' ineiit. There are two brothers just beyondwho fairs hold! under the auspices of the society,
OFFERS FLA.Onicc follow fruit and truck-farming: and I am in favor of having grand old-fash-

Garden Seeds, Flowers, Farm and have an income of from $14,000 to $:1I n,- ioned mooting of tho fruit-growers at Jacksonville .
600.000'rcM.* adjoining Clerk of the Circuit Court. Garden Implements. 7 tfANGEim 000 a year from their two 1tIIII"e: : never !' at the tine fixed by the constitution

fail to find, at this season of the year, acornpost the lHh! of January. I Of the most WALTER R. YATES, Notary Public. CJ It --- ----- heap of enormous proportions; close by interested in the progress of the State publish

------ ------.-.--.-- : 4V FICIIIXD: their barns. The best 'farmers: we know of; the timo of the mooting, and I would
who have the facilities: are using: peat and suggest that the president and members of
T>AKERS AND CONFECTIONERS, muck largely: and are extending the uso. the executive ('tlmitt.tJIIr/ <'1l\t an early
This fact about as good an advertisement day nl1tl1'rol'o l' a ami place to '
programme! '
CHOICE of the value of these absorbents as could hold the mooting at thc appointed time,

possibly be had. They are a good dressingfor issue: an appeal in the old members bepresent
MANUFACTURES Groceries"" Cigars"" and Tobacco, all light gravelly or sandy: soils, without and an invitation to new gentlemen,

At only $1.25 per acre to new settlers\ with MOULDINGS, BRACKETS: SAWED AND amendments.. They; are most economically and ladies, too, to come and join with usand
used probably for making t help to make the association what
the privilege of selection in parcels of 40 TURNED STAIR RAILS LUSTERS, WOOD, EAV1MTROUGHS NEWELS: TOYS: AND PANCHTJCU:' heaps upon the fields\ that are to ht' broken bo. Irf-t all who can bring specimen It. oughtto : of

acres or more. These lands are located on ; : SHEATHING up the next spring. An active green manure : fruits and flowers without regard to premiums
and adjacent to the line of the WEATHERBOARDING: I Weddings, Entertainments: and Picnics, from the 'Irt1tllblt! or the neighboring or compensation ; let all come together
ASP FLOOR furnished at the shortest notice, at rock-bot market town, are good, for these who can, and give to each other the benefits
ATLANTIC, GULF AND WEST INDIA ING. tom prices, heaps in the proportion; of one/ load of manure of these! years of experiences ; 1C'tI!\ renew
atANGEL'S: BAKERY for four or live of peat. The 't'nr.lIUHl old associations: i form new acquaintances} ,
TRANSIT CO.'S II. 11., Stair tultl'Church Work (\'titre Street, stables should ho abundantly supplied with visit "Metropolis"[ I\nellll\\'e good tlmo
old them, and it i is always limo for more peat altogether.! Ix-t us hear from other
23: 'I', O. Hulhli/l members
extending from FERNANDINA on the At- A Hl'ECI.JfY.noons __ J11> -- when the smell of ammonia i is perceptible.Near of the association.

lantic, to CEDAR KEY, on the Gulf coast, AND WINDOW FRAMES: ;t. t.- T 1C Y -ft the f'horl''lIriOlI'l kinds of seaweedmake D. S. PUCK,
admirable with Fish
thus affording to the producer cheap an oomposi pent Corresponding) Secretary.
constant OF ALL SIZES.
is still better cither from time factory
raw Wo
scrap [ cordially agree with )1 r. Place in hays
Post Oflicc Box 174.
and rapid transportation to the best or dried! and at least ten parts of peatto
Fermuulina Fla. W. LOHMANN'SFAMOUS[ ing a grand reunion of the above society on
markets. jan4 1\. one of the scrap, may: boused to advantage. t tho I'.uh day January J at Jacksonville! and

The belt of country traversed by the Transit J.\JII': J.fUI"I"IX Oyster-shell hill'I :fresh from the kiln, all I Unoriginal t founders of the society should
makes an excellent compost with peat or make: a point of being )present and renewing!
II. It. embraces
ONTRACTOR AND BUILDER, muck. Wood ashes lire still better, and the timo of ",\I1IIII.Il1g: i4vttei'e are the
C those who) live near \'lIb\jPllIft' still able toprocure who )
J.relUtrecl Flour. veterans: havo gone through the brunt
Alachua Street, between Second and Third, these in considerable quantities, it of the battle, ht19 moot onco more and
matters little what is used! to throw
agent shako hands
and teach those now folks from
be found in the State, a large proportion FERNANDINA FLA. the into ferment and thevegetable ..
heap: decompose our (experience many ('II ts. How savyou
being peculiarly adapted to the culture ofSKMITHOPICAL Orders and estimates from distance carefully ONLY FIVE CENTS:; PER POUND. After twenty-five years of old fellows, shall / Bring sample fruit
/ FKUITS and Early Vegetables, attended to. 3-tf persistent i use of muck and peat In tie emu- in your pockets 1II1l11.t compare and talk

.' and The Large, Compact Bodies of Timber _. .. post heap, we have abiding faith intll\ the matter over.]
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fertili/er. American
gft'at'IIllIe as a .IUI' -
make these lands worthy of CAREFUL LX- Fertilizers."" culturint.
TIpS by manufacturers of LUMDER .. .. -
J. X. KOHSOX A SOX -- ------- C01'1'O.V ..SIII
tit-______ The New Orleans Ittnutrral of Tuesday CAKr.H.-Tho host buckwheatcakes
NEW SETTLERS contains a long article on the maniifwtur'o aro mado with an 1llflitioof cornmeal
-I I Coiiiiiiission: "" "" .llerehaiits"" I 1-
of cotton-seed oil and the uses of cotton flour and oatmeal flour to tho buckwheat .
Purchasing:: land from this company are furnished *---- tit "I f ERNANDINA) FLOlUlI.IJluun .\, seed. The wages;: )paid\ in the mills range in this' proportion) : Six cupfuls of

with entire free on' the Transit CHARLESTON, S. C., IX range from $l.l'.r: lo !ja.i5 j; generally four men buckwheat, I Ihreo iupfuls of oatmeal !Hour,
being! employed I to every live prcss-bixes. or, if this cannot bu obtained, substitute
Railroad<< for family and personal! effects themselves to their fr The 'great dilllculty\ is in the lack of sulll- (iraham Hour in iu place, and one cupful of
to the station nearest the land purchased.; CONFINING incss, respectfully solicit con- Fiuu Faulily Groceries cient material to run throughout the year corn meal Hour ; to thin add a desert spoon

TITLE COMPLETE, being derived by signments. The average yield of a ton of seed is thir evenly tilted with salt, two tablespoon' of
AN1 ty-live gallons (of crude oil, at thirty cents'" molasses and lukewarm water suHlcient to
from the United States and purchasefrom batter\
grant form a stir through the !Hour well
--------------- pergallon ; twenty-two pounds of ('oltollllt ;
the State of Florida.CO1tRESPONDENCE: j 1'1RTILI1: It S. J PItOIOXS.Customers : eight cents: and i.'iI!) pounds of cake, at $::0 four teaspoonfuls of baking jtowder boforo
a ton, making{ total of ::1\1"11.;:I! (! wetting; but theso cakes are much better
SOLICITED. ---------------- Less than: ten percent, of the seed is utilieil raised, over night with yeast.

yet it brings to the South an annual Tine is
This business has been our special' trade nutmeg generally regarded as anagreeable
Descriptive MAW and CIKCULAUS mailed on for over twenty >'('arsIIHI we have endeavored can rely upon getting CHOICE; income of between seven and eight millions : but inoffensive condiment, yet it
of dollars. Of this New Orleans) alone furnishes
application. to furnish our planting friends a PURE: has derided, narcotic I'i''' ''terlirs. A lady wasadvisod
ARTICLE, and their continued patronage is GOODS, asNOTHING une-tllird. As cnmpureIwitIi linseed by a nursu to take nutmeg! tea. One
CIIAS. W. LEWIS, our best indorsement. are prepared to cake it produces, in cattle une-half ns much 111111half niitmep were used in its }preparation
fat ami twice\ as much flesh, and twice as At 10 clock she I
Land Commissioner. fill orders for all kinds of Fertilizers, togetherwith began to feeldrowsy !
our Cotton and Corn fertilizer and BUT THE FINEST: BRANDS much value for the manure produced. and<<1 byI. in thc morning she was: in
Cilice cor. Beach and Seventh Sts. Compound Acid Phosphate. During) the year ending September I, 759932sneks !!,- a profound sleep.: At 10 on the following
IG-tf :{ of cake .from. New
were shipped
morning the t'llt'l'tlI'I' to
J. N. ROBSON: & SON, f\n disapjtcur! and !
GO Charleston: S. C. are kept in Mock) Orleans: to (;rent 11ritl\IIIIIr Ii ft'I/-Hi xleemtus tho lady was fortunately well by 4 in the
TIII FLORIDArpOWN of the whole amount shipped' from that afternoon, In doses of about a quarter of

( OUIJ) .L CO.'S1sFERTIL1.El C. 11.\liT. If. HTKITK. port. an ounce: nutmeg has been known to }produce -
IMPROVEMENT COMPANY.Fcrmtmliim C. n.\It'I' A CO., As fertilizer it stands well lip to \II\IIO." .stupor. and delirium, and fatal results

................................................................. Tho oil produced is i graded "choice, I tart attributed to Its misuse in India. Mace, ;
1lriutc"Nos.' 1 and I :1. and the (' ', as"primp"
Importers andI'holcsalo Dealers litForeign ( whiih is the covering of the nutmeg, hUM
and I oil'. TIll refuse of the refining similar properties.
1 f is used for soap stock.

................................................................. and Domestic," Thc oil is used for adulterating! olive oil. CITHON J'"ISII.-Jl'at! until very thick
Towns on 1C. 1C. Line, The dillorenco between(' two oils is: very and light: the" volks of sixteen frosli (
IS THE BEST Fruits, Nuts, ('h'., : slight, they being alike in late, Hindi lull; stir In gradually, beating all the time, threer

And Cedar Key.: color. Fully J5/01ui01lgillsunsareexported' : ] tlnrters of u pound of sugar ; then mix In

Nos.: 55, 57 and f!'J Market Street, yearly to' Europe.Tho three-quarters of a pound; of melted butter
i' RING for FALL GARDENS- being
dividends paid I by cotton seed mills from which all salt 1111'1 previously
JL not only a perfect plant food, but will CHARLESTON: SOUTH CAROLINA.rfr : are very large. Here urn a few samples of wasps, Now life two deep pie plate with
keep all insects at a respectful distance.For .
the laU I two Hea1ofls71ijlJ : Bienvillc Oil puff }paste, cut: into thin slices some }preserved -
Offers to Lessees and Purchasers a large and sale in any order qualltitlarge delivered! FREE or small!; on, / Consignments l of Jo'LlItIll.OnXUf.ll Company' ten percent. ; C Crescent Oil Company citron and lay closely over the Pastry

number of the most: eligible and desirable boats country or cars. Vegetable TRY IT. solicited, and prompt returns made. J.'J-Gm: ten percent. ; ietlislaulten: per cent.; leaving a margin, of course, around theedges.
growers lH7i-J8so Fill with tho hatter and bake in
1 ): 1 planters', Jli'fI\'Hle aunt Ixmisiu11:1 un

Lots, suitable for Business Purposes, or for 04 3m 8S'. Bay St.,GOULD Jacksonville& (,0.Fla.. "'. K. lIAI7ICXKJlil% : Companies, thirty per cent ; Crescent oven where the heat is regular, but not too

. AOENT, City, twenty pcr ('<-lIt. rt'lIt'hrllllruwn from the oven sift over
Suburban Residences -- --- --- -- --
City or Fires are the great drawback to this industry. them some finely pulverized: white sugar.
II.COX IltltS! A CO.
W WHOLKHU.K AND RETAIL Fourteen mills have IeclI"lrm..1 They are go'Ml whether eaten hot or cold,

Importers and Dealers in BUTCHER}; AND STOCK DEALER: since the war. Tho region tributary to Now and urn considered the most dainty and delicate .

UPON EASY TERMS. AND1lealer Orleans raises such season nearly million of all puddings.
t .' -. tit '. of seed. If half of this bo consumed
in 1(('. tons

GUAXOS }! { CSUAXO.S } TENNESSEE: BEEF A SPECIALTY by tho oil mills,allowing tile other half for
Liberal Discounts on Values allowed to ; t J L J BROOM STREET WHARF, seed, wastage, etc., this: will leave enough to only have them sound linn very and ripe. l'ickrapl'lt

parties engaged in manufacturing or indus- give employment to H.OOO' hands, and to turn from the stem, wash them in cold water
19-tf FERNANDINA.; FLA. out$1'lOJOuOJof: ( products, to proMuce It);
water from them and them
trial enterprises, who will erect on the prop- No. 148 Bvv STREET, -- -- -- /1111'( !bales of ('ottolIII1W wholly\lost,and I :'IVXjO.rxx In u stone jar ; place the jar in U pot put of cold

erty purchased substantial improvementsfor Stoics and Tinware. ( ) gallons of oil-enough to supply the water and let it boil steadily until the gn'IJC.kills
wlllu'orl.1 with line table!
vegetable oil.
Savannah, Georgia, ---- -----. -- .- are loose. Take off the skins, saving
residence, or in which to conduct their The wry refuse, 1WJX)0( torn of cake, will the
all the skins will darken
j juke- and
business. Keep constantly on hand a good supply of S TICEKTY V IIICOTIIiiC: supply the region tributary to this city with make it slightly astringent Boil the jelly pulps
their celebrated all the it and the
meat wants left
Second Street > osite Post-Office soap-stock and
oj} j> once again hour all into a flannel bag
INDUCEMENTS TO MANUFACTURERS behind with an ample supply of soap. Suchis
MANIPULATED; GITASO.- and through measure
tiy firZ squeeze your juice j E
the picture of what New Orleans might do f'
by exemption for a term of years from Nothing better can be had for fall and win :. while for the vvholeHouth the product would and allow a pound of lump sugar for every
pint of juice. Mix and boil steadily but
taxation offered the several cities and ter crops. be more than three times as groat.STATK .
by BAG. or FIFTY DOLLARS PER TON, not too quickly, until it will jelly when you

towns. Apply toarOffice F.O.I. railroad or steamer at Savannah. try in a saucer. l'ut up in small glasses,
Send for circulars giving certificate, etc.PATKXTH y I'AIJt. which you wet first in cold water. Over the

cor Beach & 7th sts., Fernandinu. ... .. 1 top of each glass' place it piece of paper( wet
---- -- --- -- -- ---
IG-tf obtained for new inventions, rBt'IT- HOWKIW AHHOCMTIOJf, ETC., ETC. with brandy; tie up closely and keep in a

or for improvement in old 1: Kliturttf the t'ktriilu Ayriculturiit: cool place.

Undertaking.1C. ones. Caveats Infringements, TradeMarksand It scents more than probable' that there will To BVKE A TUKKEV.After it is dressed

all patent business promptly' attended be no State 1"airJ-callf'tI-Uu' present ttoa- salt and) |>op|cr it inside! ; make a forcemeat
31. IIKXDKUSO.V, to. INVENTIONS; THAT HAVE! BEEN IIIJI'fIe "State I'ark8.4'JCiation" of Jacksonville of bread and cracker crumbs ; tll'U1lC)1with

REJECTED may still, in most casts, be patented ban made a move in the right direction summer savory or sweet marjoran. To this
I by U!!. Being opposite the U. K. Patent and inaugurated an annual fair under forcemeat ciut>tnusts may bo added Theyare

Office, and engaged PATENT BUSINESS : Its own auspice, which it projioi-ea to buildup put over the lire in saucepan to burnt '

: EXCLUSIVELY, we ran secure patents umb'T01'K3 upon its\ own merit, and will rely Uxm the skins, then boiled in salt water Or.
in I less: time than those who are remote its own effort tit nutkeitexMisitiim: | worthyof hole oysters, well seasoned bay be addedto

(rum Washington.When # the city which footer* l1"tlu..t tains it,anil; the ntutllng. When stuffed tie it in fchajH- I

Inventors send model or sketch will doubtless secure' u large iu>rti'>n of the lard the top, wet the skin, and sprinkle it
we make search in the Patent Office and HEATERS.; Jt.\
cTh advise.'" to itt: patentability free of charye. TIN AND SIIEEPIIlONi'AlIE: more or 1 less of the middle"' and western |>ortiomtnf not very hot till the turkey get heated
Correspondence confidential) ; fees reasonable the State. This is as it should be, through, then increase the beat While tho
; and NO CHARGE UNLESS. PATENT ROOFING AND I GUTTERING: i. and all liberal-miaiudetl men will wish them fowl is cooking, boll Illegible!*, the neck,

U.VUKUTAKKIC.FIFTH IS OBTAINED CUCUMBER WOOD PUMP, ETC.: the greatest IUC'l'OJf, and if j !s. .FERNANDINA\. We refer by jieriiiission! to the City Poet to and visit this fair. The Middle fine, and when the gravy Is made add them
ST.. master: and to the Superintendent| of the A Urge stockof Stove on hand. Give us Florida AII*ociation will continue it* none to it. To make the gravy, after the turkey
Post-Office Money Order Division! in Wash a rail and compare uur prices with those of of annual faint which it has already is removed<< from the baking-ian put the

ROBES. METALLIC CASES, ington. t'or'lae ial references, circular, advice other house, here or elsewhere. inaugurated Tallahassee, and which have" pan over the fire, dredge Hour into It. and
BURIAL COFFINS AXD CASKETS. terms! etc., address --- ---- --- --- always proven nceeiwful. The West }Flori when brown stir in boiling water or block ;

'Telegraphic order promptly attended to. C. A. BNOW & CO., JOn PRINTING, In enrv style, and at da Association will also commence a series skim off every bit of fat, add the giblets,

37-3w 2-tf Opp.Patent Office,Washington, D.C. lowest rates, at the MIKKOK office. of annual fain thi* year, with every j>iw season with salt and pepper. .



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LOOAL ---- t
. I' We Chi'lslman. John Grccnlcnf, F Lahr, II It Hall, H M Bark James Kitchen (Br.) TO
give to all
our a Merry Christmas Peck E: B
.00 A YEAR 1.o0FOP SIX JJtoffnS.Correspondence. Mnrham, AH Kent H Brhtow, Brig Mary Louise ((ice! .)
greeting The, whole world rejoices C Asquith, ., Brcslcy, M O Schenck.T: Spencer Brig Parnell (Br.) I.I.\%TJ nS and JIKHCIIAXTS.:

to-day in the most glorious event in the history W Steele It Haward O AnlO Bark Usko (Russ.) -
!!. O Brown, .
of our race the birth of Emmanuel Ravenscliffy (Br.)
Sneeth, C E Sncath E Kingston J El- Bark Martha( P. : HAVE JUST RECEIVED.AND : .
I The MIRROR desires to reflect the interestsof Prince of Peace : Tucker(Am.)
Savior of
mankind. It Tern E:
the whole State and will Frieson, II Farm M Farrall, H Sum. Steamship Loch Garry (Eng.:) .
publish with is well-fitting that the
first and
I joy moral!, II A Smith. Ol.'Flm1' BOTTOM PRICES,
pleasure communications from the interior. which comes to the youngest child 1 is the The Weather. .

There arc many valuable experiments being Merry Christmas!II. the gifts and testimoniesof The Contention -
carried on, the results of which would be of love from nil. From the cradle to the CAUlLtecellllJer is, 18s0.The : ., Ft.v., Dccember21,1889.:! 200 Barrels

great value to others, and information of the grave the Christmas season is one of joy and convention was called to order by the -

growth and progress of the newly I settled comfort. chairman of the county executive committee 1879.! J18S0.I I --- ;-i)" :EXTRA}. .

I portion are matters of general Interest Judge Baker. I ''":
Commercial Dar. I :.1"1 .1"1:
Acth'ltll.'Ve .. -0 -0:
have now in port the English steamship Upon motion Messrs. A. It. Noycs, JohnA. -, I EARLY ROSE POTATOES.
ARRIVED December 21st British steamship Whitneyand John Owens were appointedto Saturday 1Rafl--r( -01' '- "'
iMch >t 72 Fair. *
Garry, 1,000 tons, from ])
Loch Garry Captain Frazcr from Demarara emarora nnlthe act as a committee on credentials.:' Sunday 19! I M m I IjI) I rr ('101111\'.
loading by W. Lawtey for Great .t HOYT.J. .
consigned to W. Lawtcy to load for the Britain After the report of the committee on credentials Monday :20 (1J Wi 51 iJf1 l 1 Rain. 4-2t SAXBORN ,
United Kingdom.REV. Western Texas. The Spanish steamship; Tuesday 21.'i1i' iO 42 41 ('loud! )'. 1I 1--------- ---- -- -- -- -'-
hero Ponce sailed on the 23d for England.; a permanent organization was perfected Wednesday 22 M il 3'2 4'i Fair. I.
by the election of \\'. N. Thompsonas Thursday 23 r.o. if} 42 M Foir. II. PKESCOTT.
J. ATKINS )has been returned to the Quite a fleet vessels line our docks I\IHlare .
chairman, and Isidor S. O'Neill as secretary I'rulay 2-1 __'jI) in 501 N) Fair.
at anchor in harbor ==: ._
Fernandina station of the Methodist Epis- our most of which are of the convention. = : = -

copal Church South, and will fill his pulpiton square-rigged vessels of considerable bur 1010fllceottce..
Upon motion the majority rule was! Style, Fit,
next Sabbath, 2Gth inst., at 11 a. in. and then. Office{ Hours-From 8.00 to 0.00 .
adopted, and it was decided to vote by ballot : A. M. : p M

7 p. m. The Arlington Hotel. each delegate depositing his:' own vote. Money Orders and Registered, Letters from Comfort,
8.00: A. M. to 1:00:( i>. :t.; and from 2:00: r. M.
DURING January all passenger trains on We have before us the mum of the Christmas The election of assessor! was first taken to 3:30:: r. M. Sundays from 10:30: to 11:30.1.: AMI

the Transit Railroad will be equipped with dinner to he served nt the Arlington up, resulting as follows : )If, and 3:30:: to 4:30: r. M.ARRIVAL .

the Wcstinghouse automatic air-brake, Hotel, in Gainesville, on Christmas day. ,\'. H. Garland, 32 votes ; W. B. Hardee,5 AND HEP_\RTfRE OF THE M.VII, Durability.

which will enable the trains to make better No proof of the advance of improvement in votes. Northern Mill-Arrives daily at 10:30:: A. M. i

speed, besides insuring greater safety to the Florida could be more striking than the For Collector of T".Te-W. F. Scott, 37 Southern .1ail-\Closes' (' "" "" 3 3:301'::00 1'.. M MCloves ..

passengers. change in the hotel accommodation in Flor- votes ; J. S. O'Neill, 1 vote. 10:00: A. M.

r ida from 1870 to 1880. Such n incnn as that For Clerk of CtJlrt-J. A. Edwards, : 38 .GY Mini's, and Tmler's Hill .l"il-

CLEARED on the 22 instant by W. Lawtcy, of the Arlington of Christmas of 1880 could votes. Arrives Tuesdays and} Fridays at 2:30: r. M.
Closes Mondays and Thursdays< at 8:00 ,
: A. M
Liverpool equaled by Delmonico, in New For ollnty.Twlyc-H.; J. Baker! 3S votes. .S7. Mnrifs, G"., onlii-
: York City. No opposition.! Arrives Mondays and Thursdays< at 8(10.1.: :r. .I'

21,000 sacks, 010 tons, cotton seed. 131 bales -- -- For Slicrljfrctcr Comic 35 votes! ; Patrick "" Tuesdays and Fridays at 2:30: p. M. liming largely increased my

Sea Island_ cotton weighing 40,2231bs., 385 The Western Texas. Kelly, 2 votes. Wcdn'sdaysandSat'days at 0.00: A. u.
The Western Texas arrived in Closes Tuesday stock oT Foot-ueur, In both line
steamship Wednesdays
barrels ro13in. Value of cargo $30,720. 2'or Superintendent of Schools, W. A. Mahoney ,
port Friday night, with n large passenger Fridays and Saturdays;' at 2:30: 1'. M.SML. and medium grade"" I am enabled -
22 votes
WE note with the ; Philip Goodbread 12 votes; T. RIDPELL, 1'. M.
pleasure improvementson list.Jnnd! a full freight} included in which to before customer
I L. Dozier, 5 votes ; I. S. O'Neill, 2 votes. ----- place my -
Centre street in the sidewalks and drain- was one hundred tons of iron rails to complete Brick, :
1 For Connly Sarl'I'yar-L. W.Higginbotham "* a very large assortment of .
age. We hope to see a general use of the the Peninsular Road across Orange I Lime,
27 votes; L. 1'. Tracy 11 votes ; A. B.Noycs, Cement hoots" and Shoes" made by the
and whitewash that
brush the
paint now Lake. We learn that the steamer had u .
weather has apparently become more set tough' passage, and was so delayed that she For Plaster. Hair most! competent and "Nidi led.workmen. .
County T/'cwtrrr-O. Stark, 3,3"ot's ; ,
tled. The season is favorable for plantingout will bo unable to go into St. John's river James McGiflln, votes.. AT SVNIIOKX HOYT'S. These Goods, were

shade and other trees. this trip. IIer passengers and freight forJacksonville purchased" for CASH, and arc
1 The vote for two county commissioners, W. II. T.rr.Contractor and Builder
will go forward by rail. whose terms have resulted follows Toledo Ohio An Excelsior only for the
OUR Florida correspondent says : "Hon. expired, : as says: Kidney exchanged "samecommodity.
John ex-member of Congress from : Pad rl'lievcellllC of pain in the s'ulcof liftecnyears'
Lynch The Baldwin Gamblers.For This! will be deemed -
Maine is extensively engaged in manufac- standing. Please send me another
First BalMJohnoore. 32 Noah
turing lumber in the vicinity Fernandina, some time past there has been established ; Hicks, I'lu1.-Sec A. a pleasure" after seeing, examining
13 ; J. E. Davis 17 ; L. Dozier 2; W. W.McCully .
Fla. He owns largo tracts of land in the nt Baldwin n gang of bunko men and ___ _n -'____ ______ and learning' at what
State, and will offer special! inducements to gamblers, birds of prey who have been:nt 2 ; W. II. Cope, 4; Phineas Johnson New Advertisements.Notice .
those who desire to settle! there. Businessin 10. extremely low prices' these"
train and -- ------- -- -- ---
the State is flourishing, and the outlookis every soliciting ,deceiving passengers Mr. Moore declared elected. to '.'ux--u > Goods offered.jJMJJIy .
devices was ( r""' arc ,
good.Farminyton (Me.) Herald. by various into losing their _
money, watches, etc. We learn that on Second' Ballot-Davis, 20 ; hicks, 10; Cope, NOTICE: is }Il'rebyiven/ that I am now "stock GKXTLUMUX'M 'V
4 Johnson, 4 Dozier 2. to receive the State and County
Christmas Festival..The ; ;
Wednesday a small of self-appointed UKMSIIIX i.s
party GOODS
Taxes assessed for the year 1880. My ollice worthythe
Christmas Festival of Presbyterian police with shot-gun accompaniments waited No candidate receiving majority of the is at the store of Angel & Friend, and is attention of hose desiring

Church Sunday School will be held on the upon the gang and forced them to disgorge votes a third ballot was ordered, resulting as open on Tuesday Thursday and Saturday, '
follows eXl'ept'wl} collecting in the country. fine ( oodfl.
evening of Christmas day commencing at :
some $1,200 they had gotten out of
1 will visit the at the time
following places
7 o'clock. All are cordially invited. some Georgians from about Valdosta, and Davis:' 23:I ; Hicks 11 ; Johnson 2.Mr. stated below : jZTff-Orders" left to my "selection

gave them notice to quit, which they promised Davis was declared elected. Otlom's Branch..Monday, January 10, lRRlKing's will receive careful and promptattention.
The 11. V. riant. Some discussion as to the appointment! of 11 Ii
to do. The public will rejoice at the Ferry.'l'ue! .
The steamer IF. B. Plant was slightly dis- disappearance of this gang by whatsoevermeans the county school board arose! when, upon Dunn's Creek..1Vetlnesday, "" 12, Ii" J. H. PRESCOTT
motion it was decided to leave its appoint- Higginbotham's..Thurs! 13,
abled by the loss of one or two buckets from
ellcctcd. and "
They were n disgrace Brandy Branch..Friday, 14.Ii, 4-3m Fcriiaiidiiia Flu.
her paddle wheels on Thursday evening on nuisance to Baldwin and we trust have left ment to the county executive committee and Callahan..............Saturday, !.">, ,

her trip to'Brunswick. The Athlete came in the State. superintendent of the schools.:' Hart's Road........Monday., 30, "

her place on Friday. The Plant will resume All business being disposed: of the convention l'oneville.ruesda'\.Tn'sla\ ,, "" 31.u 31, II. J. BAKER & BRO.
Consignees. tine die.
her trips to-day. adjourned .\nlelia..l-'rlda ., 7, "
The following is the list of consignees by WM. THOMPSON, Chairman.
W. F. SCOTT, Collector.
The Sea Island Route the Western Texas : A II Noycs,' Sanborn it Isinon S. O'NinLL, Secretary. Fernandina, Doc. 11, 1S40. 5-tf

On and after the first of January the Hoyt, J II Prescott, It Austin, J & T Kydd, -- -- --- 215 PEARL STREET, NEW YORK,

steamer Florida will make three trips week II: I: flatterer C C Benedict, G S Benedict C 1 Hotel Arrivals. FOIL SAM:

between Savannah and this city. leavingthat A Haley, O Stark A Seydell it Bro, Captain I mloxT-\r, Mass ; L \\'and Wallace Mrs A Chicago A )Mudge; Wm, Boston Seton -- 4 DESIRABLE: HOUSE: CONTAIVINGJ Manufacturer of

place on-Tuesdays!, Thursdays and Saturdays Fitzgerald Mrs. Lcddy, Angel it Friend! Mrs Brown London< England< ; .\ Singer, \_ five rooms, with Closets, front Piazza,

connecting here the next morning A C Fisher, C W Lewis, N Bronson, A W Chas F LtlIulISt Louis ; A R Conkling, large Yard Orange, Lemon and Banana <
leo K Allen A O Rowe II F Borroughs, Trees. Centrally located. (!ood title, etc.
Lohman, W Lawtey, Geo Henry J C} Glas- : -+-CJII JIIC.\I FjuTiLi/ius.--h-: '
Jacksonville returningthe
with the train for Albert Southworth and family, O Paddock For further particulars, inquire at this
same day.The ser, F Acosta, Egmont Hotel, J E Hammer- and wife Miss Paddock New York ; I I o fll('C'. 4-tf
lyJ F Lohman, It Waas it Son, Mrs M W Turnbull and wife Master S (S Turnbull, -------- -- ------

Wai/cross Railroad. Downie, A II Mode, U II Huot, Mrs J E Baltimore ; J N Moore and wife Kildare OIIAXGI: iioxr.s.rnillN : .

We learn that this road is graded throughthe Walker, M W Downie, J W Ho well, John Fla. ; M I. Byck, Savannah ; t'opeland,
Brockton. Mass; ; I T Penney, Highland, .' -
whole line with the exception of thirteen Owens, G It Fairbanks, I) W Hammond, C Fla ; I'rof M Callowal Emory College, lie! ; X WOOD FOR ORANGE, BOXES, """ on.I "

miles between Trader's Hill and Callahan. V Ilillycr, Horsey it Co, It S Boitel W Edwards Captain limes mul wife, 11'estern'I'exas ; W for sale at Fernandina by

Several miles of iron have been laid from Mrs. Clarke, Strccty Bros, Proctor, E Burns and wife, Nashville Tenn ; C NYan 0-tt! 1'. I'. BISHOP. \--TItil: _
fleck Win Van fleck, Cincinnati II ,
; -- -- --- ----- --- -- ----
Waycross and three miles from the Jacksonville Perkins Hussey, J E: Meddaugh, JC Read, :S:; Ely, Jacksonville. --- ;JljJI..\ tilt :

end of the road. A heavy force will be A G it WI'T It It Co 100 tons rail: I) L -, 1880. THIRD VOLUME. 1881. .

put on after the holidays. Voice A 0 MacDoncll, Captain Richardson, .U.t1UXB.. -THEFlorida -

A Stehl Fox .t Burns, H Bailey, W WMc- -
A Most
Parade and Competitive Drill. Bout of Fcrnandtna.mem Superior Article, under our own ,
Cully A L M. Mirror.
1 Our two military companies intent celebrating WATEK. Special Formula.

; Christmas with a joint parade The The Cumberland Jtoiite. Saturday, Dec 2.). 1:41: A. M. 2:0.11'. M.

lino will be formed in front of the Lyceum This'route seems to bo growing every sea Sunday,' :20. 2a7" :.1:0:1": : An Eight-Pago Weekly devoted to -
..... :i:37" 4:01"
27 :
Hall at 3:30: p. in. After the parade, the artillery son in public favor. Much the largest portion Tuesday Monday, ._..::>. 4:40:: 5:0': THE INTERESTS of the STATE.

company will have their sabre prize of western travel reaches Florida by Wednesviiy, "'' S J. 5H" Gll": KST COMPLETE MANURES

drill. If the day should be line, we venture this popular route. The number of passengers ThurMlay, SO..... :41" il0": (a o. It. FAIKHAXKS, Kditor.TKHMfi : .
t during the past week has been Friday I 31..... -3": 8:07ENTKKEI :
to predict it will bo a sight well worth seeing. arriving .
about three hundred. The connection be- ). &.OO PMt AXXUJI.rpHE Fou EVERY FARM CKOP,
Fernandina cC rfaelcaonvtlle Railroail. and I/niisvillo is I made
Cincinnati ir
tween Point Scott Charles-
Dec 1O-S. P, City ,
very close by this route and is: very direct- t : MIRROR has since its establish
Contracts have been made for the immediate leaving Atlanta at 2 p. in., Macon at 7 p. in., ; ton.llec.. 20-S. I1. St. Johns, Vogel I, Charles-I J_ uncut endeavored to furnish its readers Prepared on scientific principles to supplythe

# building the wharf and warehouse Brunswick in sleeping cars at 0 with u journal devoted ta the welfare of the exact plant food for each crop, so as
at Jacksonville. Pile driving is going on reaching ton.D1'c. :'O-Sch. E. H. Harriinan, Smith I State rellet-ting all its various interests and
mil t a. m. Travelers go on board tho fine Brunswick.Dec. localities, as well alS our own, giving such to produce large yields per acre. *
satisfactorily over the Nassau river and steamer If. K Plant for a run of forty- 21-Sch, Louisa Frazcr, Crawford. gell'ralllcwI and information as tho times

marshes and grading will be finished:: by five miles by the inland passage to Fer- Philadelphia.Dec afforded, discuv.injj public questions fairly,
the time the tracks arc completed. The comfortable breakfast 22-Brig Atlas, Gray >ew \ork and ha-s nought, ;moreover to become an ALSO DEALERS IN-
and the work nandina, getting a Dec. 22-Sch. Silas::; \ C. Evans, Sylvanus, acceptable visitor as a family and literary
weather is favorable progres- on board and an opportunity to make a New York. paper, free from many of the blemishes of

blng rapidly. refreshing toilet, always welcome to a trav I>ec. 22-Sch. II. U. Gore,Turner,Charleston modern journalism.: PRIME AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS;
In entering upon our third year, we further -
Settlers Coming In. $ eler. At Fernandina passengers for the Dec. 23 Sch.. P. II. Grace, Hand, Charleston desire to establish: a department in
In addition to the large numbers of persons Transit road and Jacksonville take the cars which we ourselves,and we think the public, SULPHATE AMMONIA.

coming into Florida by every train and awaiting them at the wharf and go through Dec. 23-S. P. St. Johns, Vogel, CharlesDcc. I will take great interest-the history of our

learn that large numbers are without change of cars to Jacksonville and ton State. On the 25th of the present month we ACID PHOSPHATES
:steamer we 24-S. Western Texas, Hines, New shall commence a reprint m our columns of ,
coming in by private conveyance. A resi- Cedar Key arriving in time to make con- fork.Ucc.. one of the most valuable early works on

dent of Starke informs us that at leat one nection with the evening boat for the upper 24-S. S. Loch Garry (Eng.). Frazer, Florida} published in 1765, in Ixmdon. )MURIATE, .' rOTASU, .
r of moving St. Johns. The conductors and officers of Demerara. This work was written by W. STORK, )(.
hundred conveyances persons
CLEARED. D., to call attention to the advantages af
into the country have passed through Starke the railroad and boat are polite and atten- Dec. 17-S. P. St; Johns;Vogel, Charles- forded by Florida, and to promote the settlement SULPHATE OF SODA

"within the last two weeks. We note these tive. ton, of the country. It treats of all the
and Dec 20-S. P.'City'Point, Scott Beaufort.Dec. natural productions! of Florida and its capa
increase of our population NITRATE
signs satisfaction List of Passengers 21-8.1'. St. Johns, Yogel, Charleston bilities. It will be published in full in successive OF SODA
means of husbandry with great Persteamship We'ltt'f'Te.l'a', from New York. numbers of the current volume of

December 2'-\ It Wells John Greenwoodand Dee 22-Brig Atlas Gray, New York THE MIRROR verbatim tt literatim with SUPERPHOSPHATE LIME,
Railroad.We ,
I\ilatka Dix 24-S. I' St. Johns, Vogel Charles.: notes by the Editor. r
learn that work will be commenced son, Miss K Nolan, Goo Johnson, AS ton. Our readers will be able in this way to :

road on the 27th instant at Palatka. Smith HA Ellis, Mrs M P Marcele, J P 1>l'C. 15-S. S. Nucvo Ponco (Sp.:: ), E I la- obtain this rare and valuable work of which SULPHATE MAGNESIA, r
this wife and child, Mrs N Cushing, varria Liverpool. General Sanford was able to find only this
the Bradley
constructed narrow ,
road will be upon Hines New in all England
The Dee 25- S. Western Texas one copy
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Railroad near Hawthorn about A Russell Mrs A II Rogers and son, A Schooner Kate V. Aitken. publishers to determine the number of copiesof .

Peninsular miles from Palatka and about 100 Handley, W F Redding, W II Lioy, Capt Schooner Five Brothers. Subscriptions the paper required.can be made through Mr. Our circulars give full particulars and are
Fernandina-tbfc would bring P Avery, II A Babcock J llanta, J E Hum- Schooner John Lenthal. Telfair Stockton at Drew's Book Store, in mailed free
Kit Carson. to all
from Schooner
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