Florida mirror
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Title: Florida mirror
Uniform Title: Florida mirror (Fernandina, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: A.B. Campbell, Geo. Burnside
Place of Publication: Fernandina Fla
Creation Date: January 6, 1883
Publication Date: 1878-
Frequency: semiweekly[<1894-1899>]
weekly[ former 1878-<1886>]
triweekly[ former <1890-1891>]
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Fernandina (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Nassau County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Nassau -- Fernandina Beach
Coordinates: 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.
General Note: "Democratic" <1880>.
General Note: Editor: Geo. R. Fairbanks, <1887>.
General Note: Publishers: George R. Fairbanks, <1885-1886>; Moore & Manucy, <1887-1891>; The Mirror Pub. Co., <1894-1898>.
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002057832
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> STATE NEWS. severe all over South Florida, making ice in NEW YORK. places in town where the daily receipts vary PARIS. '

I I Hillsborough, Manatee, Brevard, Dade and from $400 to $1,000 a day. Delmonico's

Orange.We the northern tier of counties. In December, PROFITS OF THE LIQUOR TRAD_-A HANDSOME down town establishment on some. days THE LAST HONORS TO THE REMAINS OF* THE 4. 4
do not believe there is a town in the at Manatee PRESENT-HOW A CRIMINALWAS takes in much the bar. '
1880, the freeze was so severe CHRISTMAS ; as as $1,500 over LATE LOUIS BLANC, THE GREAT FRENCH f
State of Florida which has made so rapid a that young early vegetable plants, cucum- CONVICTED-OSCAR WILDE'S DEPARTURE This place is a perfect thermometer of the COMMONER. ,' a

growth, relatively, within the past year, as bers and tomatoes were killed, and the -SOUVENIRS: OF'AMERICA. state of the money market. When timesare To the Editor of the Mirror:

Orlando. The town has more than doubledits young tips of the orange trees killed, while To the Editor of The Mirror: dull, the brokers are dull and poor, and PARIS, December 15,1882.A )a,+
population and the number of its build- they were not injured in Alachua county.! NEW YORK, December 30,1882. have little money to spend. But, when theyare vast multitude followed the remains of t

ings within the year. It is probable that Dr. M. B. Harrison went to Manatee to engage With the first of the year there will be excited, and the boys" make money, Louis Blanc to the grave to-day, forming a '

there are fully three times as many buildingsas in the market garden business,and that some important changes in the managementof nothing is too good for them,and Delmonico procession such as has, probably, not passed ;.

there were a year ago. This growth has was his experience. He remained at Manatee several leading metropolitan journals. invariably gets the cream of their good fortune through the streets of Paris since the fu- a ,

been a substantial one, and encourages the to continue his occupation, while those in First of all Mr. John.Xelly's name will be The Astor House averages $700 a neral of M. Thiers, five years ago. The interment -
. faith which all our citizens feel in the permanent Alachua remained at their post and ship printed on the editorial page of the Star as day year in and year out and does the best was, in fact, made the occasion of '- f ,z
prosperity of the place. The country each year car-loads of vegetables. The same editor. Mr. Kelly will not write much. He trade of any hotel in the city. gigantic popular demonstration in honor of '

about has made equally as great advance- cold wave struck Key West and Guatemala, is more a man of action than of words, but Last Tuesday was a day of terrors in the the great Democrat who spent his life in the .

.,- ment. New groves have been started in all where it killed young tobacco and seriously he believes that the value of the property of United Stated Circuit Court, where Judge service of the people, and though Louis

directions ; land has been cleared and pre- injured the standing sugar crop, doingno the paper,of which he is the principal owner, Benedict, usually one of the most fatherlyand Blanc's official position as a member of the
pared for fruit trees; substantial fences have damage in the counties north of will be enhanced. At the same time he will benign old gentlemen inflicted sentenceson Government in 1848, and as Deputy for ,

been put up, and as one rides through the Manatee; but the next wave that came, in be able to direct all the machinery of his forgers, swindlers, thieves and other Paris in this Parliament, was recognized by

country glimpses of new roofs are to be seen January, 1881, swept over the other part of party as vigorously as before, and should he criminals which were worthy of the severest the presence of ministers and legislators, by
through the woods in all directions. It is the State, leaving its blighting effects in fall out with the Governor or with the days of Recorder Hackett. Among those military display, and by the attendance of a

this outside growth which sustains the town, different places. And now we come down to Mayor, he will be able to criticize and attack sentenced was Eugene Landsberg, who was representative of the Chief of the State, the lam

and supports the numerous business houses, the recent cold wave that has visited Florida.I them from behind the shield of his paper, doomed to five years imprisonment at hard majority of those who made up the enorm- .

giving to each a profitable and growing was in the lower part of Orange county and while able to inflict serious wounds re labor for perjury. His case was a peculiarone. ous cortege, were there to pay a last tribute
trade. There is no indication of any falling Wednesday night and Thursday morning of main invulnerable under the concealing aid He was arrested on a charge of passing of gratitude and affection to a true friend +
off in this boom. It is rather on the increase November 29th and 30th, it being very cold. of the editorial we." Anybody who be- counterfeit money. He cleared himself of and ever-ready champion of Democratic

than otherwise. The almost absolute assurance Thursday night and Friday morning near lieves that Mr. Kelly is losing his grip on the charge, somehow managed to arouse principles. Nearly 100 deputations from z

that the Tavares, Orlando & Atlantic Clay Spring a heavy frost and ice. Friday affairs, and that Tammany Hall has seen the ill feeling of Special Agent Drummond. working men's associations, political clubs,
Railroad will be commenced at once and night and Saturday morning on the its best days, will find himself sadly mis- While testifying in his own behalf Landsbergswore popular libraries, free-thought communities -

pushed to an early completion gives addi- Wekiva river near Rutland, and at Mark's taken. His hand has not yet lost its cun- that he had never been arrested before.A municipal councils. and mutual aid so-

tional assurance that our prosperity is to be Ferry, the cold was greater and there was ning nor his arm its strength. number of reporters were present at the cieties, were marshalled in excellent order

permanent. We learn that a survey of this more ice than the previous morning. Sun- Young Mr.England,I am informed, is to retire examination. Drummond turned to one of along the Rue de Rivoli before the proces-

road will be commenced next week, and it day and Monday, December 3d and 4th, I from the business managership and pub- them, quite a skilful draughtsman, while sion started, the organization of the cortege 1 .5
is;hoped the work of grading will begin in was in Sanford, and saw the effects of'the lisbership of the Worldon the 1st proximo.Mr. Landsberg was testifying. Draw his picturefor i being left entirely to the initiative of the

January. This will give our fertile and cold. Saturday night,December 16th, I was Speed, the present managing,editor, is to me in that position,won't you?" he said, : people themselves, without any interferencefrom
thriving section an all-rail outlet, connecting riding along the road from Sanford to Lake take hold of the fortunes. of tnVpaper besides pointing to the defendant. The reporter i. officialdom, which, on these occasions,
us with the cities of the North and West, Eustis town and Fort Mason, and was out retaining his present positiOIi:. The World guilelessly did so. Drumraond had the picture is apt to do more harm than good. Behindthe

thus making a better market for our productions nearly all night and had the keenest experience has been making frantic efforts right alongto magnified and photographed and had hearse walked the family of the deceased .j

and giving us a choice of routes.It of the intense cold. Sunday morningmy boom itself up," somehow its effortsdo copies of it sent to the superintendent of and at the head of the procession ,

will do away with the necessity of ship. horse spattered along the water in not seem to be productive of the desired every prison and reform institution in the General Pittie representing the President

ments by ocean steamers, with all the delays the road near Lake Eustis and Fort Mason, results. It panders to the society world, but country, with the request to write him the Republic, M. Brisson, President of the 1

and losses incident thereto, free us from the the horse's hoofs breaking the ice, and the only amuses by its erudite profundity on whether Landsberg ever been an inmateof Chamber, M. Leroyer, President: of the Sen-

duties imposed by Eastern commission men, new grade of the St. Johns & Lake Eustis i matters of etiquette and its intimate famil- one of these institutions. Not long after a ate, and several members of the Cabinet.

apd place Orlando and the surrounding Railroad was frozen hard enough to supportthe arity with the family tree of every visiting reply came from the State Prison in Trenton Among the latter, M. Tirard, Minister of

region in direct communication with the horse. Crossing.theOcklawaha at Alsa- foreign nobleman. Its department, however that Landsberg had once worn parti-colored Finance, looked particularly prominent, j
West. Few towns have kept up with us in brooke's Ferry, between Lakes Eustis and is admirably managed by a man of trousers in that establishment. A charge of through the circumstance that he wore a 6 ;

material growth. Few have brighter prospects Griffin, about 9 o'clock a. m. I saw, as did great experience and knowledge of that important perjury was made and proven, and the poor blue with overcoat the ,funeral which contrasted garb of all unpleasantly who sur--

for the future, or offer greater induce- the ferryman, ice five-eighths of an inch branch of sporting literature. The fellow had to pay dearly for his past sin. rounded him. A long string of Deputies,
ments to settlers.-Orlando Reporter. thick from a bucket of water that had been World in summer is the. vade mecum of every At last he has left us, the apostle of aestheticism Senators and Municipal Councillors com
left on the ferry flat during the night. The racing man.Considerable. Oscar Wilde came like a lion and pleted the official portion of the procession,
WHERE DOES TIlE FROST LINE and then began the march of the popular f X
END? young trees in the Alsabrooke field were interest has been aroused,not went like a lamb, but he carried away with delegations, forming an unbroken line of

To the Editor of the Mirror : much injured, as also were the young trees alone journalistic but in wider circles,by the him to his home across the Atlantic, enough mourners, from the residence of the de-
pleasant reminiscences of his sojourn in this ceased to the western of the Rue-
3 1882. in Orange Bend. I saw a communication announcement that Mr. Cannery bad resigned extremity
January country in the"shape of American dollars. de Rivoli. A formidable demonstration it
from Lake Eustis that the frost of of the.I1erald i,
Hardly a winter comes but we are regaled managing editorship His year's visit cost this benighted country indeed was. Nearly every man wore red
< with'theories and opinions as to particular November 29th and 30th did not injure the on account of ill health'and: that Mr.Flynn, about $40,000. .,, immortelles ; wreaths and banners were of
localities being situated just below the frost writer's bananas or pine-apples. He did not the managing editor of Mr. Bennett's evening the same firery hue. Never since the estab- .., 11
that these bananas and pine-apples were the had succeeded him. THE TRUTH ABOUT COLD lishment of the Third Republic have these
line," and in doing so they are sure to disparage say paper, Telegram emblems of Socialism and Communismbeen I t
their neighbor's location, other sections under the virgin forest pines that grow in Mr. Flynn is a good news man. He is not WEATHER. borne behind representatives of the r

of the State and other counties. Theyare his enclosure. The cold of December 16th, strictly speaking a cultured person, as :Mr. John's Pass is in peninsula bounded by legal Government. The effect was somewhat -
17th and 18th was more intense and severein incongruous, but it, at ]least, demonstrated ;nr.
the especial holy Pharisees who thank Connery is. The refinements of thought, the Gulf and Tampa Bay, surrounded by a
that the extreme section of the Republican i>
God that they do not live where other people Orange county than it was on the 29th manner and action are wanting in him. He large body of water on all sides except a party can unite on the common bu

live ; that their spot on this great and expansive and 30th November. Monday morning, at came into the Herald establishment as an narrow space on the north side. A candid ground of paying tribute to the memory of
globe is the particular Eden whereto Ocala, from the several days cold some the office boy and worked his way up. His and sensible correspondent of the Tampa an illustrious citizen. $ t;

grow golden oranges ; but just over in fruit was frozen, but the trees were not in mind, however, is vigorous, activeand enter- Tribune writes that paper as follows : Each with group bore and a the banner Masonic on a delegates wreath a
hung ,
some other person's county the frost is sure jured. All along the railroad to Waldo, prising, and although he has the reputationof After a rather dry fall we got some very wore the insignia of their rank. The most ;
to come and destroy year after year and Starke, Lawtey.Fernandina,Gainesville, Ar- being excitable and rather a strong masterof nice rains on the 26th and 27th of November, elaborate tributes were a huge wreath of red g
redondo Bronson Rosewood and Cedar and already thought we could steer with full immortelles, borne aloft by four men from
winter after winter, with its blighting,withering Key strong language, yet he is very popular
sails into the vegetable business now but
; the Electoral Committee of the Fifth Ar-
mantle, the labor, fatigue and care of the larger trees were not damaged, which is among journalistic fraternity at large, and the two frosts which came down on the rondissement, and a still more gigantic r
their lives. Those people who go into the the condition of all the larger trees throughout that after all is one of the main necessities I country on the 1st and 2d of December wreath of multi-colored roses carried by
newspapers and set up such claims do the section of country I have visited,andI for a man in his position, since it reduces the i showed us that we had reckoned withoutthe eight porters of the Lanterne newspaper. A q
learn from with whom I have con- host, and that there is nothing more deceitful body of English woskmen with a banner
Florida no good. These newspaper ebulli- persons danger of being beaten" on an important and unreliable than weather calcula- joined the cortege at the Louvre. The crowdwas
tions are to say to the country and the peo- versed from Anclote, and from Hernando, piece of news, almost to a minimum. I am tions. immense along the whole line of route .
ple who come to Florida, Come here and Polk, and Hillsborough counties that the informed, boweverby some onein position, As to trees, the damage was light enough; from the Tuileries to the prison La Roquette.even .
buy lands in this favored section 'from me? cold has been very severe, blacking the to know that Mr.: Connery's retirement it was just the customary scaling of the the vacant niches in the palace being

The great freeze of March, 1835, made the guavas, browning the cane,lemon and other means no more than a six month leave of oranges most tender, but shoots the potato of the vines limes and, lemons cukes, occupied to enjoy by enterprising the inquiries youths of the, who multi appeared -

places set to oranges a desolate wilderness, tendergrowths, but doing no harm to the orange absence. As everybody knows, :Mr. Bennettis were killed, the tomatoes considerably hurt, tude as to how they reached their coign of
and the orange trees in the groves, gardensand trees, the fruit going forward to market actively engaged in the formation of a new and those eggplants which had not yet attained vantage without breaking their necks. So
the streets of St. Augustine that had from the extreme south to the counties of cable line, to break up the monopoly of a certain size injured some. It was did great was the throng that the procession
quite astonishing to me that eggplants reached Pere Lachaise. that the gates of the
gladdened the homes of its citizens with the Nassau, Columbia Hamilton, -Madison and the Western Union. Now Mr. Bennett has .' not suffer worst, for in all those garden cemetery had to be closed behind the last of
necessaries and luxuries of life were strippedof ot.hernorthern counties. I saw on a street of for years rarely taken any new step without books and almanacs they send down here the delegations and still the multitude was i
their foliage and the trees killed to the Fernandina a young orange tree with very consulting. Connery, and in the cable they speak of that strong and continued such that it was almost impossible!? to ap-
heat eggplants need for germinating and the to hear the speeches. Af-
ground, and where the mocking-bird had young tender sprouts untouched after the scheme, which is the most gigantic under- growing, but the latter seem to be less tender ter proach the wreaths grave had been deposited round
sat and caroled its varied song amid the cold of December 17th. In a gentleman'syard taking he has as yet started on, he means to in our climate and country than we ever the tomb, forming a veritable embankmentof
bright green leaves, the owl perched upon lime trees, all unprotected, and some have Mr. Connery's assistance. Mr.Connerygoes anticipated, and, to give an instance. I can flowers silence was ordered and M.
pine-apples under cover were not injuredby say that out of 385 young plants I had trans- Charles Edmond read out the funeral ora-
the bare unsightly limbs, screeched its lugubrious to Europe shortly and then will starton
the 27th and 28th November and
tion composed by M. Victor Hugo.
weird hoot, making the waking hoursof the freeze. Orange trees were not injuredby his new field of labor. of which none was larger than an inch anda r,
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the disconsolate people sad indeed. (See either of the late cold spells at Lake Cityor The amount of money spent at drinkingbars half, and some were hardly an inch long, THE freeze of December 28,1880, was very .
histories. Soon Tallahassee.This and I I certainly did not lose more that seven per
Fairbanks' and Williams' ) in this city is simply enormous the of Louisiana. t
disastrous to
cent., and of those 1 have no doubt I would orange groves
the trees from the roots, flourishing frost business amounts to this: Flor- will give an instance which will give rt
sprung you have lost some anj'how. Well, said frost and, in fact, to all parts of the country except -
and filled with fruit, and their owners ida is the home of the orange,.the freeze of you an dea as to its extent. The proprietorof occurred just in time to remind some people East Florida. The Louisiana Suf/nr-
happy. In 1844 the old citizens of Key March. 1835, being the only time within the two of the richest bar rooms down town, that in this section of the country we do not Bowl of the 28th ult.gives the following en- 4
memory of man that trees have been seri- at all live below that nonsensical so-called
West recollect distinctly the houses covered places which do simply a day trade and cater of their condition.It .
ously injured ; but. as before mentioned, frost line but that every third or fourth couraging report present
with a white frost, and there was plenty of they soon recovered and grew to large trees. only to the custom of ,business men, has winter we are sure to get some frost, and will be observed that the rust is fatally
frost at Fort Myers and Manatee, the sugar ,While a freeze may go to one part of the been in the habit for some years of distri- that, although very seldom, we may have prevalent on the fruit. Has this any con-
country another part be free from its even a little bit of ice down here. There are !
cane yet uncut having all the color taken buting the entire gross .receipts of the day The insect
nection with the freeze?
visitation, and however often it may come, some I know that do not like this to be orange
out of the leaves the fields wearing a sickly, as above cited the orange tree will continueto before Christmas to his employ Thereare mentioned, and only want to hear of those never appeared in Florida until it affected
haggard look. In 1853 I was out in a be grown,and will flourish and yield its thirty-two of them. He commenced in balmy breezes which reign down here the new growth upon trees frozen close in
snow storm in Duval county; not one of fruit to those who choose to engage in its 1879 when the receipts footed up $1,183.99.The through the winter time but as it is bad 1835. May there not be a condition of the-
cultivation. The public will receive cum policy to withhold the truth, and as our
those drifting, smothering snow storms that next to $2,562.60. In
year they from such injuries whichkcauses
grano sails those claims of any special sectionas country is a mighty blessed one anyhow, I sap resulting
bury trains of cars and houses ; neverthelessit being the only favored spot for orange 1880 they amounted to 237515. Last year do not see why to hide the facts and why the rust :
storm and the and in Florida and the of and this not to tell those wish to settle in our
was a snow boys girls growers experiences they jumped up to $5,163.39, year we Notwithstanding the very severe winter
frolicked about in it, and witnessed the "old the past years teach that the frost line is not they reached the snug sum of $5,850.87. midst how little danger there i is in these two years ago, orange trees have done their
by either longitude or latitude, frosts, and that all we have to do is, not to wood
best their losses in bearing
her the feathers governed the of sales I overcome
woman picking geese, flying These amounts include proceeds
fruits and to do
currents of continued blowingfor I plant any strictly tropical effected by the cold. And they have dont-
about in flakes of snow, and the groundwas days from the frozen and snow-covered of cigars, drinks and liquor by the bottle, our gardening with, some care, and the exceedingly well, the crop on the Mermentau -
frozen with a crust hard enough to sup- regions of the North and the Northwest. I which is always heavy immediately before ,'''proper respect to sub-tropical things and. this year having been very satisfactory.

port a man. In 1872 the ice was hanging _______ ________> SENEX. the holidays. When one thinks that the relations. A good many schooner loads have gone out ,
from the railroad water-tank at Ellaville CONGRESS. ; bulk of this amount comes in in the shapeof ,THE columns of our exchanges are filled 'Of the river to Galveston, railroad and some station.few 1
have been shipped from the .
nearly as large as a man's leg, reaching The bill for the relief of General Fitz John sums ranging from fifteen to forty cents with the notices of crimes, conflagrationsand We learn that Mr. Duhon, of Mermentau, y
almost to the ground, and the same night Porter has been under discussion the past for drinks, an idea of the enormous amountof accidents. It is hardly more profitable expects to get about fifteen hundred ($1500))
the water froze in the telegraph operator's week, and from the vote taken on the mo- tippling can be formed.Of reading than would be the publication of all dollars from his orange grove which consists r.
of about five hundred ((500)) trees setout
12x16 box-house office at Punta Rosa hard tion to indefinitely postpone the bill, it is course the proprietor of this place does the deaths and births which occur. A man on not more than two acres of round. ,

enough to break his water pitcher, showing I likely to pass the Senate.In not take,in nearly $6,000 every day. It is may die in his bed and hardly receive a Some of the groves on the lower river are ,
that the freeze was from one end of Floridato the House appropriation bills have safe to take off 60 per cent. for the extra death notice, but if suicide or accident car- : badly afflicted with rust as also on Lake .

the other. In the winter of 1874-75 I been under discussion.The trade brought by people anxious to swell the ries him off his demise is chronicled by the will Arthur.probably At the lose latter two place hundred Mr. thousand Laurence I

was in Hillsborough county, and the cold was Ways and Means Committee are at receipts of the employ But even at this Associated Press all over the country-cut"bono. i ((200,000)) oranges from that cause alone] but
more severe and we had more ice than there work on the Tariff Commission report, and the average receipts at each place are $1,000a What is the value cf such news in all things considered the prospects for suc- ''
was in Marion, Alachua, Bradford, Nassau so far as they have acted have raised the rates day, which is not a bad business. Besides Florida that John Brown shot himself or was cessful orange growing on the Mermentau
and Duval.} In 1868 the winter was equally of duty proposed by the Commission I II this there arc at least a score of drinking drowned Minnesota or Maine. are

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'; THE LEAF .A..YD THE BOOM I her. I dare say, you know, she feels lessshr. "Cold in this sweet air?*' 'she asked. She asked Babel severely. "If you think that, you with her.* --
I with me than she does with. ane:! i looked at him I have been "
J ',, papa you. and laughed. you are wrong altogether. Oh, no, and she "What does that
'.- 'j' Across the meadow-land together Very probably," answered Mrs. Verner fainting: indoors with your closed windowsall shook her head with decision ; "she is no with her" prove? I never saw .
' you retorted
:, A youth aud merry maiden stray'd, suavely! That is only natural." And she ni ht." coquette. Sbe does not care about men a bit." And then Keith Godfrey.
'" Where grasses grew and purples heather, went presently to her desk and wrote a Well, you have not looked like it then," "Has she told you so?*' asked Keith far knowing that undoubt
:r,:{ 'Midst chequered peeps of sun and shade. grateful note to Mrs. Prescott, telling her he replied bluntly. bluntly. edly, as as he was concerned, that fact

.r s At last beside the river seated, that Miss Hart bad arrived, and that so far "You are saying that at hazard. You Yes, of course she has," said Mabel. proved"I think nothing, held his peace.
:; 1 l He took her book-this lover sage, she gave entire satisfaction. don't know how I have looked," the young But I should know it even without her agreed, after a certainly few moments'she is a flirt,"" he
-' silence
: One fallen willow leaf secreted And certainly I have reason as ; and
every lady rejoined. saying anything. She is always laughingat it is for the
a pity others
::.',+ Then slowly folded down the page. yet to be ,'leased with the result of our experiment Why should I not know ? Do you thinkI them. She does not care in the least a notion of, it." don't seem to have
, l / she said complacently to her have not eyes !1" he asked. about getting married. Perhaps, to be sure Well it will do
Next the maiden no harm
slowly strolling
_ husband at not
year night. to
And then
laughed again very softly added Miss Verner "that
reflectively, know. Don't
11 Alone beside the river's brim may you say anything to
" To which Mr. Vernerreplied: "H'msheis and with and made other them
, a peculiar tone, no be partly because she does not think she is exclaimed
" "for
Godfrey, she is
Saw summer-time to winter rolling, an odd little person. She won't contributevery splendid
response. to have lovers.
And rested there to think of him. much likely any fun. What a pretty little minx she is
I suspect, to the general She rather small with too?
was a woman, a Keith did not have talk with :Miss
tints shaded any thought with at first ,that
Her eyes with were liveliness of the house. firm but you she was
( Her book still pictured youth and age- "She will contribute probably quite as rounded in its figure, not sylph-like, Hart during the morning of this day, but plain, but, by Jove, she knows how to make
she dressed well. She
pretty wayand rather late in the "
.a > had faded afternoon, as he happened the most of herself.
The fallen willow-leaf '
much to it as it is at all desirable she should
t had been in the shadow when he
at one time to be the hall he heard "
crossing "She is
Where he had folded down the a very odd girl said
I. page. do replied Mrs. Verner with Keith
k emphasis."A first spoke to her but she out or
came a step a sound of singing coming from the draw- gravely. "I am afraid she is
kt prominent, showy sort of girl would two beyond the veranda after his last question ing-room and putting his head cautiously in for not a very
t Years after by the stream forsaken, not, I consider, have been at all the kind of and the not dark good companion Mabel.
as night was a one, at the half-open door he Prudence's
In winter time she wandered forth to suit perceived "Oh, Mabel can take care of herself,"
person he could see something her face then. answered -
figure seated the music-
Great forest. trees with storms were shaken, Well, no-no, I daresay not," assented. He waited for a few moments after she stool. On which he debated on with the younger brother carelessly. Be
sides she
'' Sent from the Kingdom of the North. Mr. Verner. I only meant to say that she I had laughed at her he waited shaking up, and Miss Hart
looking as
found I two or three moments, and at the end of is just the sort of person to give her
She the where seated a
spot they were was not particularly attractive. with attention and then- fillip
some that time entered
and listened till the There is real harm
song no in herat
Before he left her for renown "And is there least I
1 ; any necessity, inquiredhis I don't see the fun, he abruptly said. ceased. don't think there is.
s No willow-leaf book secreted, wife, why she should be particularly not she answered. "I did She is a thoroughpaced -
"Very likely "
He had come in, as he thought, in the flirt, that's all.
But life's sad page was folded down attractive? It seems to me that there "
is not that would.
expect you most noiseless way, but yet the young lady, Well, but that is bad enough I
-Clement Scott. every reason, on the contrary, why she "Well, upon my word !I" said Keith. by.the time her performance ended seemedto Keith. suppose"said
\ should be rather the reverse. There is Perhaps, as Prudence Hart had chosen to be quite conscious of his presence, for, Keith was a little ....

. I t AN ACCOMPLISHED COQUETTE. Keith, "remember, coming out to-morrow say, Keith Verner was conceited, but there without turning her head, she said, as she his work that day. He uneasy had as a he went to
night- were enough good qualities in him in spiteof suspicion -
struck the final chord : that he ought to
Well, she is a demure little soul;" said Well, my dear, you need give yourself his conceit, to. make him likeable.. He "That is Handel. But I don't sing well. some hint of the special proclivities give that mother
Keith Verner,,,," and not much of a beauty"certainly. no concern about" Keith. He won't be smit- was tall and well looking; he was in general You ought not to listen to me." and Godfrey had discovered in :Miss Hart he
"'' ten with her, replied Mr.Verner, and went kindly and It to tell the ,
] : I 1"!,>"-> pleasant. was, "Then you should not sing in a room and yet he could not bear to hurt the
Upon which Mrs. Verner replied" with de- his way laughing.And truth, something rather new to him to find with the door open," he replied. by doing it. Mrs. Verner would have girl her
l cision : "She is quite as much of a beauty, in fact, when Keith Verper came out himself snubbed, and above all it was new I left the door open in order to keep out of the house at once if she knew
my dear, as there is any need for her to be." smitten the following with her.evening, he was certainly not to find himself snubbed by a girl whose nat- people away,*' she said. thought. And then he remembered how, he
And the man at that ural attitude toward him ought, as he considered Nell he answered "it has
young response, Keith the eldest of Mr. Verner's two you see, Prudence had said to him that she had no
was to be of deference and "
one respect.He
laughed. had the opposite effect. And then, as he other home than this one, and how she had
They were speaking of someone who had sons; the other was named Godfrey, and looked at her for a mordent, and then he moved a little nearer to her he laughed,and looked when she had said that she
just left the room-Miss Prudence Hart, a they were in both London.at this But time walking the made up his mind that the thing must be added, Which perhaps does not surpriseyou lonely and friendless, and he felt that was he
young person who had entered the Verners' hospitals though they put a stop to. She mistook her place. He very much." could not do it.

I t family only two days before, to fill the post lived in London, they came down nearly was a gentleman, as he was abundantly. But if he had had any hope that this retort -. So he made up his mind that he would
of companion to Mrs. Verner's only daughter always Tunbridge once a week Wells to and their sometimes father's houseat aware, and she'was-not quite a lady ; he would embarrass her, he was disap- say nothing, and that till the end of the
Mabel. Mabel Verner was nineteen, even must therefore give a lesson to her. pointed. She merely looked at him for a week, at any rate, he would"put the matter
: and was not in very robust health. She wasa more frequently. So he let the better part of a minute pass moment with, apparently, an entirely want out of his thoughts ; and accordingly, to the
little fanciful, too, and had of late devel- himself On this and occasion before Keith he took had his come leave out by and then, having taken that time to arrangehis of comprehension in her eyes, and then, best of his power, he did this ; but yet be-
oped a certain fretfulness, with which her next words he delivered himself of a grave vouchsafing no reply, rose up and began to fore the week ended he found himself be-
morning he said to his sister Mabel, I don'tthink and as he flattered himself rather '
a digni-
mother, who was an active and cheerful much of friend." survey her hands. coming very curious to learn how she
I' woman, had not much sympathy. your new fied speech."I "I shall never play well. I can't, you would conduct herself to him when he saw
"The child tries me exceedingly," she I believe she" returns the compliment, replied don't know from what you draw your see," she said. They are too small." her next. .
had often said to her husband "She hast Mabel, for to judge by what she has conclusions, Miss Hart," he said, "but, "They are very small certainly" he an- With a certain undeniable interest he
everything to make her happy, and yet she said, I should'not imagine that she thought seeing that you have only been acquaintedwith swered. And then he looked at them, too. waited for Saturday to come, and to tell the
I ., is not happy. I wonder." she had suggested much" of you. me for a very short time, will you allow -I Very small, and-very pretty." truth when it arrived, and when, as he en-
Whatdo that she has said? inquired
one day lately, "how it would answer to you mean me to say that I think you assume in i "They are like my mother's," she said tered in at the gate of his father's house, he
Keith, pricking his ears at this,and yourself of that ram
up a
give her some companion of her own age? power judging-me pensively. recognized at some fifty from him
What, another girl?" asked Mr. Verner. rather taken aback, for the young man set obliged" to request the liberty to dispute?" Have you got a mother?" he asked. small gray figure flitting paces amongst the trees a,
Well, that is not a bad idea." some store on himself. What makes you suppose that I assume She shook her head and sighed. the first impulse unquestionably was to
I have had it in my mind for some time," And then Mabel laughed, and informed any power of judging you ?" she replied to "Oh, no ; I was unhappy enough to lose bend his steps in its direction, for the small
him by degrees that Miss Hart had asked if this address composedly but her
bringing "
continued Mrs. Verner
thoughtfully. her long ago, she replied. died when gray figure was Miss Prudence Hart taking
only objection is that there might be some he was not conceited, and rather idle, and eyes as she spoke with rather a sudden I was quite a child. And I have lost my solitary exercise in the sunny afternoon.
had also implied a suspicion in regard to movement down his face from
to the
f difficulty with the boys. father, too. I am both fatherless and moth- But after a little pause, he continued his
"Oh, not the least fear of that! exclaimed the depth of his acquirements-which, with You did it just now," he said quickly : erless." straight walk to the house. Godfrey, in his J
f her husband in a tone of-amaze- sisterly frankness, Mabel remarked that she and then he added, not perhaps qUItewisely Oh, dear," exclaimed Keith sympathetically place, would have done differently but
ment. "The be would did not consider ill-founded by any means. and you have done it before. .
boys, you may sure, Keith liul scruples that were ignored by his
like it." Well upon my word! exclaimed Keith, Indeed ? she returned inquiringly."I He did really for the moment feel sorry younger brother.

j. I I have little doubt that they would like with what was perhaps, under the circum- think you can hardly deny it?" he for her. It was so clear that she needed Though he had scruples however, about
t it," Mrs. Verner answered shortly. What stances, not warmth."Ohsheisveryacute"said said." somebody to look after her, he thought. showing ardor in seeking Miss Hart's society -
I fear is that they might like it too well. If : Mabel. You If you will tell me to what you refer"- She had folded her hands and was stand- it was by no means his intention to
it that little here-" would not think it, but she notices a good she spoke quite pleasantly-" then perhapsI exclude
t were not they are so ing gazing thoughtfully on the ground. himself from any future intercoursewith
!! Ah, yes. that makes all the difference," many things. shall be able to understand you. They were both silent for a few moments, that young lady. On the contrary he
I I he assented. "And apparently" she imagines a good "I refer to the opinion which you did me during which he occupied himself in regarding had by this time assured himself that it was
I If they were living at home I should not many more, retorted Keith ; and then, the hongr ,to express about me to my sistera her, and then-beginning to find his duty in a quiet way, to learn what more
; i think of such an arrangement for a moment, having no more time to spare, he curtly few days ago. the silence a little awkward- of her he could, in order to place himself in
1 but seeing how much they are away, I am bade good-by to his sister, and hurried to And WhICh she has repeated to you?" "Well, I hope you will be comfortable a position to give such advice concerning
1 disposed to think that the plan might be his train. But as he walked hastily down Yes she has repeated it to me." here" he said abruptly and good-naturedly. her (supposing that advice were )
: tried ; especially if we could find some nice, the road he did not forget Miss Hart. "The "As she has also to me repeated yours It won't be my mother's fault if you don'tsoon as ought to be looked for from an necessary elder son
: quiet girl, not very good-looking," said Mrs. impertinent little mink !1" he said to him- about myself. Mr. Keith, I am very happyto feel at home." and brother. Without further loss of time,

Verner. self."That be able to meet yourcharge with a counter "Oh, no, I don't think it will ; I believe therefore, he set himself about this virtuous
: And then something of the nature of a is the worst of these half-bred people charge." And:: then Miss Hart softly chafed that thoroughly," she replied with earnest- work, and continued it with laudable per-
protest rose to her husband's lips; but, on ; they mistake flippancy for wit ; and her hands, and laughed in his face. ness. Your family have been very kindto severance through week after week of the
reflection he did it. now that Mabel has got it into her head that Keith, who did not relish being made
not utter me, Mr. Keith. Your mother, and your advancing spring and early summer, for it
Soon after this Mrs. Verner, having consulted this girl is clever, I foresee there will be no ridiculous, felt very hot while Miss Hart's father, and Mabel have all been kindness it- proved to be an undertaking of an arduous
I with her daughter, and received end to the way in which she will encourageher. mocking little laugh rang on the air, and if self. Even your brother Godfrey was good I sort, requiring (or, at least, so he thought)
Mabel's assent to her scheme, began to make. But wait till I see her again And he could have said something silence her enough to talk to me for a quarter of an much time for its due carrying out.
I, known amongst her acquaintances that she I with this vague menace, which conveyed a he would unquestionably have said it witha hour quite affably." As these weeks went on,Prudence showed
wished to receive in to her house a young person certain sense of satisfaction to him, Keith will ; but sharp-edged words unhappilywill Poor Keith's blood mounted to his face. herself to him in various moods. He saw a
: j of a modest and staid demeanor, in con- bent his steps back to town. not always conic at need, and so in the If the soft little fingers had slapped his good deal of her, and she was sometimes
sequence of which numerous young persons A couple of days afterward, at the end of sudden pause while he remained discomfited, cheek he could hardly have felt more hot. (though not often) silent and demure; she
were proposed to her, and from amongst the week, the two brothers came down to Miss Hart first amused herself with her mock- Now-I say !I" he broke out stammering : was generally irri.tating.and more or less
t i these various candidates she finally selected Turnbridge Wells together. ing laughter, and then, being for her own "upon my word that's too bad Andso mocking; she was occasionally gentle and
i i one who seemed in a happy degree to com "I don't think much of that girl my part quite cool and mistress of herself, proceeded you mean to say that I am the only one- womanly ; and in all her moods, except per-
bine the several qualifications that she most mother has brought into the house," Keith quietly to make another speech. that I treat you differently from all the haps the first, she got the better of him.
; had already said to Godfrey. I don't know I always find that it is wisest to have "
I- desired to secure. For, by the lady who rest? They had many encounters together, and
-1 recommended her, Prudence Hart was certified how others" may feel, but to me she seems no very clean hands before I indulge in accusa- "Oh, no-I am saying nothing about you she beat him in every one of them. She
i to be cheerful, clever, domestic, of a lady. tions4she said. "But, perhaps, Mr. Keith, at all,'* she replied," lifting up her eyes sud- was ten times cleverer than he was-ten
r sweet temper, and with regard to propriety Well, half the governesses going are not you are too young to have learnt the lesson denly with a smile in them that seemed to times readier-ten times more daring. And
1 and modesty of deportment, all that the ladies, you know," returned Godfrey. "This yet? If so you ought to be grateful to me him as cold as a steel blade. "That would bea he said to himself again and again, She is
i f! 1 most anxious mother could demand. girl is not a governess exactly, I suppose; for teaching it to you. And now I will go piece of presumption, after your rebuke not the kind of woman they think she is ;
i And then, to sum up all, she was not but it's all one." in, and" leave you to smoke your cigar in last night, that I should be sorry to be guilty she is not such a girl as it can do Mabel any
I handsome. Mrs. Verner saw her with her "I think they should have been more par- peace. of." good to be intimate with ; if my mother
i own eyes, and could testify to the fact. "A ticular in their choice." said Keith. There And she went accordingly, quite unmovedby "Miss Hart, you are an awfully sarcastic knew her as I do she would not let her stay
pleasant face; yes, I should call it decidedly} are plenty of nice girls they might have got. the clumsy "Oh, come! I say I" which woman !I" he exclaimed. How is one ever in the house ;" and yet, though he knew all
pleasant, healthy and fresh, but with no Miss Hart, .begin with, is as ugly"as sin." were the only ejaculations that the exigencyof to know how to take you? To say such a this, he presently'lost the power of opening
,, pretensions to good looks," she stated with "That is a bad business anyway, replied the moment had power to force from thing as that to a fellow is enough to knock his lips to make the others know it; for be-
decision to her husband, speaking of Miss Godfrey. Keith's unready lips. him down." fore he had been acquainted with Miss
Hart before the young lady took up her And impressed by this fact, when Satur- He said to himself presently : I'll be "There is not the least fear of your being: Hart for a couple of months, the poor young
abode with them. "A nice, plain retiring day came he went down to his father's, not even with her yet!" But for the remainderof knocked down" she replied, with a little fellow was in love with her.
lady-like looking just the sort of per- expecting to experience much delight from the evening, at any rate,she gave him no sudden scornful laugh. "Some people's She had got him in the toils before be bad
son I had in my mind. Mrs. Prescott speaksof his introduction to his sister's friend. chance of being even with her. When he words, I dare say might have an effect of even began to suspect his danger. Pretty
her in the warmest way. She says we But Keith, on his part, felt decided curiosity !- saw her next, she was kneeling at his moth that kind upon you, but not mine." soon indeed he began, to be conscious that
shall and she will be a comfort to us all." to see the youn lady again. It had be- er's feet, picking up a stitch that Mrs. Ver- But all at once, as she made this answer, she was acquiring a certain power over him.
;4 Well, that is, I suppose, assuming we come quite clear to his mina that a girl who ner had dropped in her knitting, with suchan she smiled,and the smile had a curious, unexpected He knew that she was flirting with him,but
shall be in need of comfort? suggested Mr. was capable of speaking about him to Mabelin expression of sweet absorption in her ,sweetness in it that struck the he could not help offering himself to be
I Verner; but his wife did not respond to this the way in which Mabel had asserted face that she looked an incarnation of all young man with surprise. For a momentthe flirted with ; she drew him to her by an attraction -
uncalled-for remark.It she had spoken, was a girl who required to the domestic virtues, and never until she face that he had been calling plain that he did not understand, but
was turning dark on a spring evening be taken down, and he was eager, with the bade him goodnight, either purposely or by looked, to his eyes, almost beautiful. And which he hardly tried to resist ; he thought
when the fly, that had brought Miss Hart natural eagerness of a virtuous mind, to set accident, did she allow herself come with- then, before he had more than half recov- be was studying her not suspecting that
I and her luggage from the statipn, drew up himself about this necessary work. So he in speaking distance of him again. ered from this first change in her, there while he was at his clumsy labors she bad
before Mrs. Verner's hall door. began by greeting her when they met in the He, on his part however, was pursued a came a second, which completed his amaze- learnt him out and out, and could see
: Will you take my two portmanteaus in, most chilling way, and then kept his atten- good deal by the thought of her, and foundhimself ment. through him as through a glass window.
i, if you please? The fare is three and-sixpence tion on the alert, that he might be ready, watching her almost against his "You seem to look upon me as a very designing After a very short time had passed, he began -
.* ," said the young lady, and paid the whenever the first opportunity offered, to will. Also, which was curious,, when Ma- person" she said abruptly, with her to take advantage of every opportunity
money and entered the house. i put her down as she deserved. bel spoke to him next about Mrs. Hart, eyes, full of their new expression, fixed on he could find for being with her, and he
The next moment she saw Mabel coming But the hours passed, and Miss Hart was as she did upon the following morning, expatiating his face, "and instead of that I am only a was uncomfortably conscious that he seized
: across the hall to meet her, and she put out so quiet that the opportunity for which he on her character with much frank lonely girl who has been left to herself a these opportunities as secretly as he could,
her hand with a little smile. watched was slow to come. She sat at the ness as she walked by his side to church, he great deal, and who has no home except and almost conscious (uncomfortably, too)
"How do you do?', Mabel said.U I am dinner table, and in the drawing-room, the made no return of confidences, and Mabel what your people give me, and no friends that she perfectly understood his method of :
afraid you are cold. We had hoped you most unobtrusive of women, hardly speak- remained in complete ignorance of the little except And then she stopped, and the procedure and entirely sympathized with it.
would come by an earlier train,you know." ing unless she was addressed and speakingthen passage-at-arms that he and Prudence had pause and the unfinished sentence were very "You never talk to me before other
"This has been a very nice train," an- only in the most modest way. She had together the previous night. In fact, eloquent. But before he could reply she people," he said to her once only half displeased -
swered Prudence, and .I like arriving at was bright and alert, but her alertness he made no mention at all of that encounterin had suddenly passed by him, and slipped at the demure manner that she al- t
places in the evening." showed itself in acts, not words ; she was the garden. through the open French window, and was ways adopted toward him in public and
I., And then Mabel took her to her mother, quick to perform little services, to bring a "You have seen so little of her yet," Ma lost to view. yet, for conscience sake, half troubled at it;
who was waiting to receive her in the draw- footstool to his mother's feet, to place his bel said to him ; "but in spite of her plain- After this Keith spent a quiet evening.The but when he made this accusation she gavea
ing-room. father's newspapers beside him, to play Ma- ness, I do really think you will like her in girls went to church again, but he did little laugh, and"Wellshall -
r' Miss Hart was a young woman of ap- bel's accompaniments when she sang, and time for I am sure she is clever. You have not go any more to church. They did not, we have our next conversation -
parently two or three and twenty, with a set in order the things Mabel left away ; but no idea how observant she is. I am afraidto however, lack an attendant on their way before them all ?" she answered in-
placid, rounded face and glossy hair, divided all this was done in the quietest way, and accompanied tell mamma, for I am not sure if she back, for Godfrey, when service was over, stantly. "I am quite willing on my skip.
in the middle, and put smoothly back froma for the most part only by little would like it ; but she is such a mimic that appeared at the church door, and escorted Suppose we come to the drawing-room now,
broad low forehead. The forehead and depredating,, inquiring, grateful or kindly she sometimes makes me die of laughing. It them home. "I thought you were going and let your mother have the pleasure of
bead were good, and the eyes fairly handsome smiles, that it would have been next to im- is a pity that she is not prettier, is it not. I over to :Mr. Marshall's, Godfrey ?" Mabel hearing you reproach me for my silence-
A but the rest of the features were possible to take offence at. think sometimes that if she were nice-look said to him, when he met them, but the and my other faults."
homely enough. "She seems to get on very well with them ing she might be very effective. You ,con- young man only laughed, and answered You always get the better of me," he re-
"I call her plain, decidedly," Mabel said, all certainly." Keith thought; to himself, sider her quite plain, I suppose?" said )label that he bad changed his mind. And then plied. "If I ever venture to blame you for
after she had been in her company for an "and to be very amiable and well meaning. looking up inquiringly to Keith's face, he set himself at Prudence's side, and talkedto anything you always turn the tables on
hour. If it were not that Mabel is a girl who tells and perhaps not longing very ardently to her, and Mabel took her walk home list- me." .
"Yes, my dear," replied her mother, "I the truth-" : hear her suggestion disallowed. ening, and perhaps in some surprise. And what else would you have me do?"
I' told you she was plain ; but I don't consider But then Mabel essentially was a girl who But Keith hesitated a little. The next morning, as the two young men she asked. "Do you think I am fond of
i that that is any drawback." told the truth, and so Keith wa$ perplexed. "Oh, well, I don't know. I thought her went back to town, Godfrey said abruptly being found fault with?-and what are you
I k.; And then Mabel said, Perhaps not," but Late in the evening: he came{suddenly on plain, at first," he said. But she has got to his brother, with a laugh : to me that I should take fault-finding from
it, :t thought at the same time in her heart that Miss Hart standing alone outof doors by good points, you know. Well I think my mother has caught a you ?"
':h', it was a drawback, for Mabel was pretty her- the veranda, looking at the stars. This "She has good eyes," said Mabel, dubi- Tartar. Of all the uncompromising flirts I And then the color came to his face. and
,. self, and cared enough for her beauty to seemed to him odd, for he was pot romanticand ously. ever came across, I have never known one that last question of hers touched him
I \, fancy that life would not be worth much never went star-gazing himself; in fact, Yes, and she knows it," exclaimed Keith to beat that girl !" enough to make his speech fail him. For
j. :. : without it. her occupation appeared to hiu so queer a with enough fervor to make:Mabel open her "Oh-what-you think that, too, do he had begun by this time (or perhaps had
The day after Miss Hart's arrival the girls one that lie peered at her inquiringly when own fine orbs. you?" said Keith. Why, has she been more than begun) to feel a certain secret
., spent a good deal of time together, and he came upon her in the dark, and said, What makes you think that?"she asked talking to you?" consciousness that he should like to be
', ; Mabel found her new companion pleasant Hallo 1" He had come out: to smoke a rather quickly. Talking to me! I should just think she something to her; he believed indeed still
\ enough. She talks a good deal when she cigar, and was not thinking of the stars. "Oh, I mean nothing. I thought she had," answered Godfrey. that there could be nothing serious between
) hr'' is alone with me," she told her mother, 'Vhy-say, aren't you cold here?" he played them off a little-that is all," he said. "But I don't know when you were together them, but he had thought often that he t
and she can be amusing too. I rather like exclaimed next moment. l' ""You don't mean in a coquettish way?" ," said Keith quickly. "I neversaw should like to move her to at least a sparkA



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brother care for her; a bold thing to do, and "Well, I ought almost to be afraid, I suppose her apparent preference of other peopleto would hardly care to come either, I dare say. for 10 cents; three trial copies for 25 cents.
a very unwise one as well, for, as may be to say anything more to you," he abruptly himself; and when be reproached her Oh, no; I think you had better say good-by JAMES VICK. + ,
supposed, she rose to the occasion, and began, with his heart beating fast, with these cruelties, she told him coolly) to them for me. Please say good-by, with 5 Rochester, N. Y. r- .
routed him with humiliation after the pause had lasted for a little while; that she practiced them for his own good, my very kind remembrances." ---- i Hi'If
g I trouble myself about your brother?" and I should be, I fancy, if my consciencewere that he might learn prudence, and wean his And so when Thursday came she took
she exclaimed, drawing herself up to her not as clear toward you as it is. But affections from her. her departure with smiles and tears. It was: t If-
utmost height (she was not a tall woman, you know pretty well how things are with I 44 For you know you are very foolish to quite an affecting parting. Mr. and Mrs.
but many a day she made him feel, for all me, Prudence never wanted you or any care about me1 she often told him demurely. Verner almost felt as if they were separating
his six feet, as if she towered far above him.) other woman to knock under to me, but There are a great many other girls thatit from a daughter. They gave her a hang : ,
44 Do you think I should be likely to try to you know I love you with all my heart, and would be far better for you to like." And some present to help her with her trousseau ; Ii, diiirw;; r
get a boy like that to care for me, when I if you can only like me enough to wait for she would enumerate these maidens some- they told her to let them have frequent news + a
would not move hand or foot to entice any me till I have got a home to offer you, I-I .. times, till she drove him wild with impa- of her. "The boys will be so surprised," 'it
man alive?" think I shall be the happiest fellow living," tience. Mrs. Verner repeated an hour before the "We continue toI' ,
And her scorn was so superb that, carried said the poor boy, with rather a break in his "I will marry you, or no other woman in end came. "I shall write to Keith this act assolicitorsforpatents '
away by it entirely for the moment, he almost voice at the last words.It this world!' he told her one day with ye- afternoon and tell him. They will both be- ,, caveats, .r
humbled himself in the dust before was an honest declaration, and no hemence. And then she laughed, and sud- so sorry when they hear you are gone." the trade-marks, copyrights oitain etc.;for
always need have been ashamed to be denly stopped her teasing talk, and looking And United States,and to pat
her to entreat her pardon. So, growing woman accordingly when Prut'.ence was fairly ents in Canada France
more and more tender over her, and touched by it. but :Miss Prudence Hart had with a softer look in her eyes than she often launched on her new life, Mrs. Verner wrote Germany, and all England other countries., 5
more enthralled by her, Keith came and proved her right to the name she bore on a let him see: her note, and Keith got it the next morning.He Thirty-six years'practice. No i I
went during these spring and summer good many occasions already in her life, and Well, I don't think you will ever marryme found it on his table when he came in to charge for examination of models or draw
months-not a very happy man, for neither though Keith was trembling as he finished ," she said abruptly; but, if such an breakfast, and he read it in Godfrey's pres- j ings. Advice by mail free.
Prudence nor his conscience gave him an speaking, the healthy color in her cheeks unlikely thing should by chance happen, I ence, and as he read it he gave a gasp and Patents obtained through ua are noticed in
easy time of it, but yet loving the chains he hardly either deepened or declined, and she will try not to make you unhappy-you turned deadly pale the SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, which has r
bad bound himself with too well even to paced on steadily for a dozen steps or more good aid Keith." "I say, what s up?" cried his brother in the largest circulation, and is the most influential i
wish to break them.It after he had ended his speech, thoughtfully, And on this-for she gave him few such surprise; and then without a word Keith newspaper outs kind published in the a
was not until August had come that, in to all appearance, revolving the proposal he tender speeches-the foolish fellow was so dashed the letter on the ground, and the world. The advantages oFsuch a notice every '
plain words he disclosed the state of his feelings had made. She was as cool as a melon, moved that, feeling an entire inability to other picked it up and read it. patentee This nude and stands.
to Miss Hart. Long before that time too, when, after that pause, she opened her express his gratitude in words, he fairly The next moment Godfrey had struck his iapublishedwEEKW large splendidly illustrated at$3.20 newspaper i k .
she had of course, been perfectly aware of lips. went down on his knees before her, and clenched hand on the table with a blow that and is admitted to be the best paper devoted a o
how matters stood with him, for both her And what would all your people say to kissed the little hands she gave up to him, made the cups and saucers ring. to sciencemechanicsinventionsengineerin
natural gifts and her large experiences made you, do you think, supposing I agreed to with all kinds incoherent blessings tumb- Confound her!" he cried furiously. works, and other departments of industrial #t ;
any want of comprehension on such a sub- this arrangement?" she composedly asked, ling over one another on his lips. "But Keith only looked at him for a moment progress, published in any country. Single I
ject quite impossible to her; but it was only and she turned to him and looked him And so, with little visible change, things and then walked blindly out of the copies by mail, 10 cents. Sold by all newa- .
. on this August day that the words, which a straight in the face.&t As things stand at went on till summer had passed its height. room. His brother might curse her, but he dealjprs.Acftlrep.
score of times had been very near theyoung this moment,they are not-exactly preparedto Long before this, Prudence had made her- had loved her too well for that. He felt as *. 3Iunn & Co.,publishers of Scientific
man's lips, finally crossed them and got hear of it, perhaps?" self much at home in the Verner family, if his life was ended. Through the closed American 2(51 Broadway, New York.
spoken.It The poor young man was gifted with onlyso and had won a high opinion for her virtues doors he heard Godfrey swearing, and he Handbook about patents mailed free. i
was a Sunday, and they had met early small and ordinary an amount of self- from Mr. and Mrs. Verner alike. From Ma- sat down alone,like a man who was stunned.The ,
( in the morning in the garden-as, to tell the control that, at this inquiry, he colored to bel she had, perhaps, not quite won so highan Argosy. -THEWEEKLY-
truth, by a sort of tacit arrangement, they the roots of his hair. opinion, for Mabel's acquaintance with
had done more than once or twice beforehe "They may not be prepared for it, but- her being more intimate, led her now and Invalid wives and mothers quickly restored NEWS. t
coming out an hour or so before break- but I should tell them at once, of course," then to certain suspicions that made that to health by using Brown's Iron Bit-
fast intentionally to find her, and she de- he said. young lady doubtful about the innermost ters. A true tonic. SAVANNAH, GEORGIA. .4
murely permitting herself to be found. On "And they would no doubt be highly 'character of her new friend ;yet even Mabelwas .
this special day he came in search of her gratified-by the intelligence?" replied Miss attracted by her too much to be disposed WORTH REMEMBERING.-Now that good AM eight-page paper,contain- f
while the heads of most of the rest of the Hart suavely. readily to think ill of her. "It seems to me times are again upon us, it is worth remem- sixty-four; columns, mostly reading
househould were still at peace upon their And then she looked at him again as she that she is not quite straightforward," she bering that no one can enjoy the pleasantest matter. It gives prominence to all matters ;
pillows, and discovered her soon in a distant might have looked at a beetle through which had said hesitatingly, once or twice to Keith surroundings if in bad health. There are relative to the Agricultural, Commercial and ;
part of the garden, pacing up and down one she had just stuck a pin, and the next mo- (who, having his own thoughts, too, on hundreds of miserable people going about Political Interests of the people, while its
of the gravel paths, in apparently a very ment gave a curious and perhaps not a very that point, had not, perhaps, been able to to-day with disordered stomach, .liver or General News, Georgia and Florida Items
thoughtful mood. pleasant laugh.He do much to allay his sister's perplexity ; but kidneys, when a bottle of Parker's Ginger and Market Reports Departments are spe-
441 hope you have not- been here long," was trying to find some answer to to her mother she had not said even so Tonic would do them more good than all cialties in which it is nnequaled. Full tele- d
be said cheerfully, when he lighted on her. make to her sarcasm, and had uttered two much as this. She was a kind-hearted girl, the medicines they have ever tried. graphic News from all parts of the world up f
4* I have been here for some time," she an- or three words, when she interrupted him, and hardly liked to hint at suspicions that to the hour of going to press. Original Sto- + +
swered coldly. not without a good deal of dignity ; she was she could not prove ; for if mamma A DELIGHTFUL 'NOVELTY.-Ladies prefer ries, by home authors, are an attractive fea- I
Oh, by Jove!-am I late, then ?" ex- so entirely mistress of herself that it was thought there was anything odd about her Foreston Cologne because they find this last- ture of the WEEKLY NEWS.
claimed the young man in a grieved tone, quite easy for her to be dignified, whereas she would never let her stay," she argued, ing combination of exquisite perfumes a delightful The following new stories" will appear this
and he looked at his watch ; but as he readit even self-possession! for him was clearly, for "and it would seem 'so hard to send her novelty. season :-"Irene Douglas, by Miss Allie
his face brightened again. "No; it is not the moment, a thing not to be attained. away. Besides, I may be wrong, and she is Lawhorn ; "The Harold Brothers," by Mrs.
half past 7 yet. It is you who are too early," Mr. Keith, I am not quite so simple as so nice in many ways, and I don't believe Real Estate. Ophelia Nisbet Reid ; "Eagle Bend" by '
he said. not to know how the matter stands," she she means any harm. 44 It is only that-I Mrs. Mary Faith Floyd ; Desire Wentworth ,
Too early for what?" she inquired ; and said. "Before you compromise yourself any think-she does not tell the truth" she ," by Miss R. J. Philbrick ; "The Rescue -
then she looked at him with a look that further, take back your proposal. You would say,a little troubled, and yet unableto ," by Miss Janey B. Hope; "Miss Little-
made him ready to sink into his boots, and have meant it !kindly, perhaps, but you have resolve that, if other people's eyes were john," by Miss Eleanor. Jones.
_*4 If you think I only come' out hereto forgotten, I think, to take into account thatI shut, it was her business to open them. So Every subscriber for one year is entitled
enjoy the pleasure of your company: Mr. am likely to be a little too proud to acceptit. she kept silent, and Prudence went on her FLORIDA to any one of the following" serials of "The ti
Keith, you are under a curious delusion," If you want me to thank you, I thank way rejoicing.But Morning News Library: "
she haughtily said. you, and-decline your offer. And now," on a certain morning, when autumn TOWN IMPROVEMENT COMPANY. "Sombre Monde" ," by Miss :Mary Rose
Upon which he felt confounded that he she said :composedly, "let us never speak had began, and the beech trees were grow- Floyd ; "Muffit, by Mrs. Ophelia Nisbet"
held his peace, for (as he had taken it hith- about this again." ing red and dropping their leaves upon the Reid; "Through the Years," by Miss R. J. k ,
., erto) he had not had a doubt that it was for But of course he began to speak about it lawn, the postman brought a letter to Miss Fernandina, Philbrick : "Reviresco," by Miss )[. E.
that reason that Miss Hart,on these Sunday again instantly! ; he might have hesitated be- Hart, from which unexpected results en- Heath; "The Heathercotes, by Mat Grim ; y
mornings, bad been in the habit of shorten- fore he opened his lips at all, knowing how sued. It was a letter addressed in a man's Towns on R. R. Line "Herzchen," by Mrs. Nora Lipman Hussey;
ing her repose.However much reason there was for hesitation: ; but, band, and when she received it at the "Vascoe, or Until Death,*' by Mrs. B. M. ,
w when she rebuked his presumptuous after he bad once parted from his discretion, breakfast table, Prudence blushed a little, And Cedar Key. Zimmerman ; Only Nora Heartlty," by ) ;
assumption with such severity, he it was not likely that an admonition from and slipped it into her apron pocket unop- Mrs. Ophelia Nisbet Reid ; "The Image of
submitted to the rebuke for a few momentsin her would keep him silent. So he pleadedhis ened, and when the meal was ended took Her Mother," by Mrs. Mary Augusta Wade; z
silence, and then merely answered: cause with all the ardor and the earnestness her departure from the apartment rather "Elijah Bathurst's Expiation"' hy Miss ,.
44 Well, it is for your company that I come, he could call to his aid,and she walked hastily, after which, for a good while, nobody Fannie May Witt; "Make-Out-Hall," a
anyway." placidly by his side, and listened to him, saw her any more. Offers to Lessees and Purchasers a large country story, by Mat 'Crim, of Georgia;
"That is a very different thing," she said. finding the occupation, perhaps, not un, After an hour or two had passed, however Branly Farm,'' by Miss Mary Rose Floyd, #'
of the most and desirable
441 suppose it is," he assented, a little rue- pleasant. Mrs. Verner was seated by herself in the number eligible of Florida; "Warp and Woof," by Miss R.--

fully.4t But; I say," be remonstrated, after If it is only that you mind what the dining-room with her desk and her account- Lots, suitable for Business Purposes, or for J. Philbrick, of Georgia.In i
another little pause, H I think you're awfully rest may say, you ought not to give me up books before her, when Miss Hart's gentle ordering the Weekly News, state what
hard upon a fellow. If you don't consider for that the young man eagerly argued. fingers opened the door, and her soft step City or Suburban Residences, story you want, and it will be sent to you,
that you may give one a little encouragement "And you are not going to tell me, Pru- having brought her to Mrs. Verner's side, or to any address you furnish,by mail, post-
after all this time-by Jove !-and then dence, that you don't care at all for me. down she unexpectedly plumped there on UPON EASY TERMS. age paid..
his eloquence failed him. You have as good as said you liked me before the floor, giving the elder lady, who was To receive the benefit of this offer, subscriptions ,
411 don't see why I need give you any encouragement now. I don't think that you would busy with her bills, rather turn. Liberal Discounts on. Values allowed to must be for one year, $2.
," she said deliberately. "I have let things go as far as they have-that 41 What's the matter, my dear," she said Postmasters and Agents are authorized to-
don't see why any man needs encourage- you would have let me get so fond of you as quickly, looking around. parties engaged in manufacturing ,or indus- forward subscriptions. u
ment. You are all alike, every one of you. you know I have been getting-if you had 44 Oh, dearest Mrs. Verner, nothing is the J.l ESTILL.,
You think a woman ought to be grateful, not meant to give something back to me at matter," answered Prudence sweetly. She trial enterprises, who will erect on the prop- 41 3 Whitaker Street, Savannah Ga.
:and to make a curtsey to you for every civil last." had a pretty color in her cheeks, and in her -- --- -- --
word you speak to her ; but I think differ- You forget, Mr. Keith, that people are eyes the softest look of modest confusion. erty purchased substantial improvementsfor ESPECIALLY FOR THESOUTH
ently. From me, I Leg to tell you, Mr sometimes a little weak" replied Miss Hartto Nothing is the matter-unless you shouldbe SEEDS !
Keith, you will get neither curtseys nor this appeal ; and then at last she cast her angry; but you won't be that, think, residence, or in which to conduct their
gratitude." eyes modestly to the ground. "I was very because I am so happy. I have come to tell .
Well, I am sure I don't expect them," weak if I ever said I liked you.:' you first of all. Dear :Mrs. Verner, I am-I business. ,, ., Jk VEGETABLE+. '
replied Keith rather indignantly ; and then 44 But unless it had been true you would am going to be married." 3Ve are the\nrfi-
he walked on with his heart pretty hot not have said it at all?'' exclaimed Keith Married, Prudence?" cried Mrs. Verner, ?,, 'N} /s- estfarmersr rrowers and seed teed 1 ,:r i:r
within him. triumphantly ; "and the truth of it is I quite taken aback for she had thought she by exemption for a term of years from W dealere anywhere -
She had a light summer mantle over her want you to allow. If you let me know knew all the girl's concerns, and had calmly ,bencepi
shoulders, and she folded her arms and that you like me, you can't imagine," cried come to the conclusion long ago that she had taxation, offered by the several cities and %/ facilities for
wrapped it round her, as if it had been a the young man, "that I am going to give never had a lover in her life. + / ; =s f 1IEKTEEDS.r rainandFara3
martial cloak. The movement almost you up. Prudence, do you like me?" And 44 Yes. I knew J should surprise you," towns. Apply to f. tire seemed as if it were made to show her lover with the last words which came fromhis: answered Prudence softly laughing, ** for I ""history, descripbf j
, how self-contained and independent of him lips with a tremulous tenderness, he ventured never told you, did I? But it has been sucha CHAS. W. LEWIS, a -rbestUraiiis.Graas-_T tions. culture at
she was. And so he interpreted it, as he to touch her hand, and after a mo- long attachment-oh, such a long attach l Office cor. Beach & 7th sts., Fernandina. ,Potatoes 1 0 CD*. ,
watched her askance, with his heart full of ment even to take it in his own. ; I ment I and-and there were difficulties ; but Bulbs._and-Plants for house-or losu garden*of,Flowering F1 LEI.
honest love for her, and yet torn with good She submitted to this movement for a:few I he can do what he likes now, and my only Spring Catalogue of Field Garden, Flower and Tree
many conflicting thoughts.Did seconds, but after that space of time :she trouble, dear Mrs. Verner, is that I must Seeda 8500 prize and Plants essays,on FREE.Southern SMey'f Gardening Farmer,1O f Almanae cents,
she not care at all for him? the poor gave a little, just audible sigh, and drew leave you all at once. Yes, at once, for he HIRAM SIBLEY & CO. Seedsmen,
lad was asking himself. She was far more awav from him." i is going with his regiment to Canada almost obtained for new inventions Rochester,2i.T. and Chicago,111. .
than a match for him-he knew that; but "This is very foolish," she said abrul1tlv.U immediately, and-and there will be so many PATENTS or for improvements in old
yet he remembered words and looks that she do you call it r' ejaculated things to do, you know." ones. Caveats, Infringements, Trade-Marks 0
had given to him ; he remembered (they Keith, with all his face on fire. It seems "But, Prudence, where do you propose to and all patent business promptly attended !UERRY&(j I
were rarely enough, indeed, out of his to me like-like standing on the thresholdof ) go to?" exclaimed the matron.feelingalmostscandalized to. INVENTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN iiJlnllA.T/f{El 0..
thoughts) two or three tender passages that some new world. ; at the rapidity with which Miss REJECTED may still, in most cases, be patented 'PI/l&'P arlTHE
had passed between them, and lie could not Well, and may not the threshold of Hart was preparing to transact the whole by us. Being opposite the U. S. latent }
believe that her indifference was not as a new world be a very risky place to standon affair. You can't be married in a moment, Office, and engaged in PATENT BUSINESS A4J
sumed. He let a minute pass in silence, ?" inquired Miss Hart. 4II am a coward, my dear child..' EXCLUSIVELY, we can secure pat- I'' :.
and then he spoke to her again. you see, Mr. Keith, and I am afraid of the "Oh, no ; but he asks me to go and stay ents in less time than. those who are remote : U L
441 don't know why you come down upon unknown. Come, I repeat, it is all foolish.. : in London with his brother" explained from Washington.
me so this morning," he said.U What haveI Let us forget. this last half hour." Prudence with another sweet and modest When Inventors send model or sketch, _jTOfc; 883.In and
done? I am sure you ought to be friends How can you tell me to do that, if.:you smile. His brother is married. I don't we make search in the Patent Office, and be of last year razz without to applicants ordering It contains ''
with me. If you knew how I felt to you, believed that it was possible?" the young know his wife, but that doesn't matter, doesit advise as to its patentability free of charge. about 175 pages and, 600 valuable illustrations directions, prices for accuratedescriptions planting ,'
you would see quickly enough how little I, man broke out, passionately. ? And they have sent an invitation to me Correspondence confidential ; fees reason- 1500 varieties of Vegetable and Flower Seed.
at any rate deserved to have you say such You have been very unwise," said 'Miss to go to them, and they want to have our able; and NO CHARGE UNLESS PAT- Plants, Fruit Trees etc. Invaluable to all. especially
Send for it!
things." Hart reprovingly. wedding from their house. Are they not ENT IS OBTAINED.We to Market Gardeners. DETROIT MICH. E
u And why you less than anybody else? 411 have to learn that yet" he replied. kind? But I think everybody is kind. refer by permission to the City Post- ---- --- w t
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You are like other people, I suppose," she "Surely, Prudence. I have told you nothingthis Wherever I go people are so good to me," master, and to the Superintendent of the To Rent. i
answered indifferently. morning that you did not know before! : said grateful Prudence.The Post-Office Money Order Division in Wash I
44 But all people are not alike," he re- You allow that, do you not? And dear," news was startling; but of course the ington. For special references, circular,service The property known as Sanborn's Mores.Apply ..
monstrated. Why, it is absurd to talk like he went on, ardently, after a moments silence I only thing to do was to facilitate Miss Hart's terms, etc., addressC. for particulars to ..:'
that. if have known that indeed and who to be A. SNOW & CO., .\. LNo1tsJFernandina ,
Do you think all women are like yon ; departure. The gentleman was .... ,,'
"- still how into good 2-tf Opp.Patent Office.Washington, D.(: July 15-tf. j :"h .
yourself? if you have gone on meeting me,; : her husband had just come a very

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1 itJ>! .r. THE FLORIDA :nIIRROR.t' much modified Mere by lines the of presence latitude of do water not LOCAL, OPTION LAW. The tax levied the present year in the city DEATH OF GAUBETTA. -

't' '1r confer protection.protection. The 'recent cold period We publish by request of the Woman's of Fernandina is : For the city, 121 mills ; It is a marked change in public sentiment

: gave us frost four mornings in succession Christian Temperance Union of Jacksonville State, 7 mills ; county, 12, mills, making an alto ver the world that the death of a

:;. SATURDAY. JANUARY 6, 188S. but no noticeable injury was done to orange an article on Local Option Law." aggregate of 31J mills,'over three per cent., untitled public man like Gambetta prominent -

1 trees or fruit. Weather of this character Undoubtedly We are entirely in sympathy with any on the property of which nearly 21 percent. attracts more attention today than
J IMPROVING OUR HARBORS. hardens the tree and prepares it of
1"i which for colder weather, should such occur. and every effort to lessen the evils of in- is county and city tax The county rate is any crowned head. Gladstone and Bismarckare
offered resolution
Mr. Brown was
i temperance and if a local option law can much too and the is too far
high, city rate high.In
"J '. agreed to, directing the Secretary of War tohl" In this connection we referred to the fact more prominent than. the sovereigns
4 inform the Senate of the progress made that on Saturday, the 2d of ecember, the legally and constitutionally be enacted, we Jacksonville it is even more the city. whom they represent.

..:. with the work of improvement of the harbors thermometer stood at 39 at Tampa, and at should regard it as a great blessing. The tax being 25 mills, State and county 151 The death of Gambetta has created a pro.

:.; ,! of Savannah made, and and the Brunswick amount that the can expenditures Fernandina 54, being fifteen degrees in evils of intemperance are daily and hourly mills, making over four per cent. As long as found sensation in France. He was a pronounced -
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1' before us. The recent festival of the Nativ- we are subject to these heavy city and coun- leader of the
y .1 be profitably expended during the next fiscal favor of the most northerly point.On Republican ideas of
,, of work. ity of our blessed Lord was celebrated in taxes the will not be satisfied France.
; ; fi '.. year, whether a suspension the 23d, speaking of the cold weatherof ty people His death was the result of a
!:c1 i .,' would not prove detrimental to the public I the 17th of December, we ;said incident- many of our towns as a carnival of crime with the reduction of the State tax only. trivial accident from one of those pests of
i in incomplete
the .
: interest by leaving an
;:: and that it
: is ally debauchery. It would seem We need a radical reform and limitation of mankind, the revolver.A .
.,f. : state ; also, what amount necessary ;
; '; to be appropriated at this session to conduct We observe that some localities in Orange should be in the< power of any communityto county and city taxation. We readily accord -

",;\! ,. the work as it should be conducted in each county would like to make it appear that determine by a majority of votes a ques- credit to om City Council for a reduc- SATURNALIA.That .

,f harbor during the next fiscal year; also to I they had special advantages of climate or tion of so much importance, as to whether tion the present year from the very high sterling high-toned and ably-con
i j furnish a similar statement in relation to protection. It is hardly worth while to talk
should be forced their will to ducted sheet the Mobile
they against last but Register, thus
1.: I each of the rivers of Georgia for which appropriations of a frost line as safety against cold weather. rate j ear, there is room for further Com-
Ji were made last session. have located in their midst a source of great reduction. ments on the abuse of the Christmas festivalin
The Herald
,i On motion of Mr. Morgan the resolution says: evil to themselves and their families. The language which is applicable to all our
,. before agreed to was amended so as to apply The Mirror will find its hardest job of all LOCAL OPTION.
; 'J' constitutional lies in Southern cities and
objection, we suppose, towns. The manner in
; to the harbor of Mobile. to make converts to its theory. There is no
f fact more thoroughly established than that the eleventh section of the Declaration of To the Editor of the Mirror which we desecrate. his Christian festival is

We do not suppose that Senator Brown'sresolution there are sections in the same latitude more Rights : Sec. 11. All laws of a general nature The question is often asked : What is a disgrace to Southern civilization :
will do much good in directing exempt from cold than others. local option ?" As defined Dr.
shall have a uniform operation," and by Haygood, The Christian churches celebrate the natal
i .- attention to the really meritorious works The Mirror seems to have at ieast converted in sections 17 and 18, article 4. President of Emory College, Ga., it is, the day of Christ as an annual reminder of the ;

which should be prosecuted to completion the Herald to its theory, for it simply reiterates We have not to discuss the bearingof free choice of the community. He- adds : appearance on earth of their Saviour. In
% 4 Southern coast. The work on our space the Northern States this celebration is observed -
I on our the opinion of the Mirror. "This 5s a fair principle each community
these sections at present, but it has been quietly and religiously, in the
reunion -
entrance and at the mouth of the St. Johns We at loss to the difference. The should have the to whether it will
are a see right
held in several of the' States that a law is say of families, in gifts to children,in attendance -
river are of equal importance with any Tavares peninsula is undoubtedly a very general and uniform, provided that all citi- have bar-rooms in its midst. It would seema upon church and in the quiet
others, and ought to be carried forward as that local should joys that attend religious faith. In the
nice place, but it is probably not the only zens of the State can, if they choose place great hardship minority Southern States, and in the cities

: rapidly as possible to completion. location with water protection. An old themselves under its provisions.THE impose their choice in such a matter on the and villages, the custom notably has been to herald

'i Two companies have been organized for Floridian in another column gives the result majority. It would seem an equal hardshipthat the coming of the day with displays of fire

the purpose of building ship canals across of his personal observation of the cold DUTIES OF THE LEGISLA- an outside majority should impose their works feasts, and the firing of guns and all

t. : Florida, and the improvement of our harbor question, which sustains our ;;view that the TURE. preference on a community removed from manner of loud explosives. These exhibi-
not confined to those who
are profess
is one of the most essential features of recent frosts have not proved Injurious and them."
The Tavares Herald gives its views on the and call themselves Christians. They are
their construction. The mere fact that by that lines of latitude do notper; se, confer subject of the duty of the Legislature in To illustrate : The town of Carrollton, in participated in by all classes, rich and poor,

the construction of a ship canal across protection. ; reference to calling a Constitutional Con- Georgia, has, under this local option princi- high and low. Too often they are accom-
' Florida the distance from New Orleansto panied with beastly gluttony and drunkenness. -
closed bar-rooms. there
vention in the following very positive man- ple, Suppose are The license given to emotion by the
New York would be shortened 497 GOVERNOR'S MESSAGE.The .
ner: 400 voters in Carrollton,and that 250 or any usages of the day is taken advantage of by

miles, and from New Orleans to Liverpool Governor's message will be perused Speaking in some sense for that liberal other majority say : *'We don't want these the disorderly and depraved to make a mock-

412 miles, gives emphasis to the statementof with much satisfaction by the ,people of progressive and aggressive element which bar-rooms ; they corrupt our youth, pauperize ery of religion and to degrade an honorable
festival into
III, General Gillmore: "That from a national Florida. It is gratifying statement of our has buried the past and will not permit its res- our people, undermine our morals, en- We demand a disgusting in the name orgy.of a Christian

point of view a Florida ship canal is an object condition, and we know of nomore:, effectual of urrection our ,political we ask you problem to cut the by Gordian immediately knot danger the peace, and put in jeopardy every people that the peace and order of this community -

!' of importance, as a part of a comprehensive document which could be circulated by the calling a convention of the sovereign people hour the lives of the people." Is it fair, is shall not be violated by such a pretended -

4 scheme for improving and cheapening Bureau of Immigration to attract attentionto of Florida, passing the appropriationills it just, is it democratic, is it republican, drunkenness observance of a Christian the festival streets If

I our means of water transportation from our State. } and adjourning. It is not foryou to that 150 or any other minority should say : brawls and ,violence profanity are upon crimes, they are,

the heart of our grain and cotton growing The message is confined, we are glad to not consider do. what It is not a State a part convention of the call will whetheror or will "We will have bar-rooms iri Carrollton ?" deeper and graver crimes on Christmas day

regions to foreign ports ; and there would see, to purely State matters. ;The Governor not the county of Leon or Duval or Jefferson Or suppose the question should be made to than on any other. If the law is not sufficient -

seem to be as little need of attempting to does not feel called on to express opinion will elect a colored man as sheriff if turn on the votes of the whole State. Then such to defend this day interferes from lawlessnessand with the
depravity as
fix its rentable or money-saving value as upon the subject of constitutional revisionin county offices to are deliberate made elective.for one You moment haveno every one of the 400 voters in Carrollton peace and comfort of orderly people, we demand -

in undertaking to'apply the same roll to the advance of the action of tlje Legislature.The whether right or not the white counties will "pro might say: "We don't want bar-rooms," that the General Assembly shall make

works of river and harbor improvements recommendation to reduce the rate of tect" the black counties. Your plain, sim- but 401 voters the other side of the State sufficient. .

prosecuted by the United States Govern- taxation for State purposes to-;:four mills is a ple duty is to call the convention and leave mightsay : But you shall have bar-rooms." ABOUT THE COLD.
the of Florida to determine what
ment." substantial measure of relief; with a pros- their people fundamental law will be in the future. In such matters the community, the coun- The late cold wave which passed over
The speedy improvement of our harbors of further reduction.The i Florida has again given rise to a discussionof
pect a That the present Constitution of Florida ty, the town, the municipality should be "
the frost line if there such
as was a
.' : would give an impulse to the ship canal Legislature, we hope, !will limit the does not suit the people, the most virulent free to say : We close the bar-rooms..*' thing in the State., Some ,of our Northern

projects which are now so prominently be- county rate, and repeal the authority to opponents of a convention admit. That it A citizen of Carroll county writes : No neighbors have permitted themselves to get

: fore the public and engaging the attention levy special taxes. In South! Carolina the does ernment not ;give that us it a creates republican in our form midst of a most gov- county in Georgia had more still-houses and considerably excited over the matter, and
because the cold got pretty severe in
of'capitalists. special tax rates in counties have to be monstrous oligarchy ; that it makes the bar-rooms to the number of inhabitantsthan
their locality they are drawing comparisons
We presume our own vigilant Senators authorized by the Legislature; It is a well- mass of the people puppets in the hands ofa Carroll twenty years ago. For twelve between its effects in their section, and its

will embrace the earliest opportunity of di- known fact that in many counties a tax is few men. all thinking minds are aware of. years temperance men worked in Carrollton effects further south.! The wise man of the
Governor Bloxham declared his
recting the attention of Congress to these regularly levied for county buildings, etc., pose to appoint as county officers only those pur- without success. In 1875 a bill was passedby Florida there Jlirror is but is little evidently, if anything of the,opinionthat in the

important objects.FINANCIAL not one dollar of which is so applied. selected by the people, he pronounced his the Legislature prohibiting the sale of claims of any section to exemption from

b condemnation of the present Constitution. liquor in the town. Public opinion soughtan cold becouse of locality, or of the surround-
THE Indeed, it is not necessary at this date to
CONDITION OF THE LEGISLATURE.The ings which nature has provided. The Jacksonville
ally in law, and law was sustained by
at length on the necessity for a change.
General : last argue Union seems mightily pleased to
Assembly organized
STATE. This is admitted on all sides. The only public opinion. The victory won was not learn from a steamboat captain on the St.
'. The Comptroller's report and that of the Tuesday. The Senate chose:the following question is, When and how shall the change an easy one, but the results, in a moral Johns river that the orange trees in and

Treasurer present a gratifying exhibit of the officers: be made? point of view, have been perfectly remark- around Sanford have shed their leaves, and
W. H. Babcock ] Much has been said about the restrictions claims that the trees in and
financial condition of the State. The at- Secretary ; assistant secretary able. The Solicitor of this Judicial Circuit exultingly
W. I. Vason ; enrolling clerk, L. B. placed by the present Constitution upon around Jacksonville have not done so. The
k tention given to a more thorough system of Wombwell ; engrossing clerk; T. D. West; calling a convention to revise the fundamental affirms that there is less crime in this coun- Tallahassee Economist boasts that the orange

assessment has already produced valuable recording clerk, T. D. West ; sergeantatarms law. It is upon this point that the ty than in any other in his circuit. The trees there are uninjured, although the

results. No very great improvement, how J. M. Auld ; door-keeper: M. D. Col- opponents of a conventian hope to win. success of the movement has been due thermometer fell to 22 degrees.As .
son Wm. Thomas Willie But we do not ask you to call a conventionfor regards the latter, it is not at all cer-
; messenger, ,
ever, can be expected under our presentone ; page to the kindness and of its .
the purpose of "revising" the present largely politeness
Beard ; janitor Jessie Dennis. tain that cold so great will kill trees, but the
county assessor system. With local assessors Constitution. What we desire i is that you friends. Those who work for truth and for I fruit, if there was any, would be damaged
In the House Mr. Dougherty, of Volusia,
I in each election district, all the property shall call the people of Florida in conven- God can afford to be kind and calm." past redemption. The cold, however that
was chosen Speaker: Dr. Bynum, chief tion together to do as they please-to framean
in the State would be listed and there would injure the orange crop is a positive
Dr.: Vernon, in an address on this subject,
clerk ; John R. Moseley, of'Jackson, ser- entirely new organic law, without regardto advantage to their peach and pear trees,and
would be a far greater aggregate valuation. and do noth- Local law does not
geant-at-arms Dr. McLeod of Leon assist- the present one, to adjourn says: option requirethe we look to them to furnish us next season
; ,
''' The expenses of jurors and witnesses, we ing-to express and assert the will of the Legislature to pronounce upon the main with a liberal supply of those fruits. The
ant clerk; Reynold, reading clerk Bryant, .
are glad to see, are much diminished. people.The question, nor to assume the responsibilityof Union's story has been thoroughly explodedby
recording clerk; Colson, engrossing clerk argument as to your right to do thisis a telegram from General Sanford to the
The receipts from the privilege tax, commonly it is in
prohibition simply permissive
r and Robertson enrolling clerk.. ended. Jurists whose eminence whose ; Jacksonville Times, and their squib will
- called license tax, has almost dou- A telegram to the Union says : learning, whose integrity and whose patriotism its character allowing the people to deter- eventually prove harmless, although it may
I I: bled. This is as it should be. Real estate have placed their names., upon the mine the question for themselves. So far find an occasional believer if a real estate
The President of the Senate to-day an- brightest of the history of this republic -
from about Jacksonville fit to
has hitherto been made: to the largest it has been successful.We man sees
carry nounced the standing committees,the chair- have settled this question of your rightin as tried eminently use it.The.
burden when, properly adjusted, the burdenof men of the principal of which; are as fol- your favor. The people cannot be restricted ask for this law as a wise measure in Mirror will find the hardest job of all

taxation would naturally be about equally lows: Judiciary, Mallory ; Appropriations, in their sovereign right to meet in suppressing::! the evils of intemperance by to make converts to its theory. There is no

divided between real estate and personal Leslie ; Finance and Taxation, Grill ; Privi- convention. No constitutional inhibitioncan removing temptation. It is said : If men fact more thoroughly established than that
leges and Elections, McKinne; Education, impair or take away that right. How there are sections in the same latitude more
property and privilege tax. Crill ; Claims, Speer; Railroads, Delano. ever sincere may be those who urge a differ- are determined to drink they will get drinkin exempt from cold than others. We have

Duval county shows the largest assessed committee was appointedjlo; whom was ent proposition,they have neither the weight spite of all laws.: But the fact is, few claimed, and we reiterate the statement,

valuation; Escambia is second. Both of referred all Constitutional amendments.Mr. of legal opinion nor the logic evolved from drinking men are determined to drink. They that this lake region is protected by natureto
McKinne introduced a' bill to repealthe our republican form of government, to en-
these counties have large cities and railway have a thousand times determined not to that extent, that a cold wave from any
act lands and write to
taxing improvenentsonpublic title what they say even respectful quarter must over large bodies of water,
.ti property; Alachua, with no large town and protecting the settlers thereon. consideration.From drink, but appetite within and temptation and before the pass groves and gardens are visited

comes third in the list Marion fourth, Or- We hope the Legislature will at once limit one end of the State to another without have been too strong for them ; by the wind the cold edge is taken off.

ange fifth, Leon sixth, Putnam seventh, and the time for the introduction Ef bills to the comes a demand for a Constitutional Con- they loathe and curse the cup, while they Since the last cold we have examined the
If i this call if
you ignore you per- and find
of Abrams here no
our own county of Nassau eighth. first two weeks, and act promptly on all mit yourself to yield to the dalliance of the clutch and drain it. Reeling and staggering grove orange, lemon Captain or lime tree touched. Someof

The disbursements have been for ordinary subjects before them. element represented by the Union and the down and down, they wildly shriek for the bearing guava bushes show effects of

; > expenses State government, $171,569.05; The Legislature of South Carolina, which Floridian, you rush this State over the edgeof some one to deliver them from the monster frost on the growing points, others are un-
bonds of 1871 and issued to a political abyss, at the bottom of whichis has enslaved them their touched. \Ve have eaten ripe guavas picked
,, I interest on 1873, has just adjourned, was in :session only God only knows what. As a Democratwe who by capturing -within the past three days, and there are

cover deficiencies during the Radical Re- twenty working days, and in that time,says appeal to you to save the party from dis wills, which now no longer obey the dic- guavas now on the bushes in all stages of

publicau rule, $118,123.72, requiring nearly the New.and Courier ''passe
one-half of the revenue collected. eighty-one differentacts, many of themof journ without providing for the immediate reform they cannot go upon the street with- who wishes to verify our statement. As the
I L calling of a convention, it will not be pos- article in the Mirror was aimed at and intended -
:, The total receipts for the year were, $350- the utmost importance to the State, and sible for the Democratic party to elect either out encountering the red lights, the old for us, we reiterate our assertion that

569.80. disposed of numerous other : measures of State or Federal offices in this State in 1884. deadly fumes, and the long-familiar loiter- there are sections in the same latitude in

)' The bonded debt of the State is shown to grave importance," and that; in the main, Adjourn without acting as indicated, and ing places. With enfeebled moral nature, Florida, and many of them in the State, that
] there thousands of Democrats in this
be $1,276,400, of which $350,000 is at 7 percent the work of the session was !done quicklyand State who are will never again vote a Demo- diseased body and shattered nerves, is it have them from natural cold.advantages This lake region which, of exempt which

and $925,000 at 6 per cent; $666,700( is well." \ cratic ticket. strange that with such temptations from Tavares is the centre is one of them, and we ;or

held by the State itself, as follows : At the close of this session of the Florida This is not the language of menace. It is without they should fall again ? We ask challenge the fullest investigation of the

Sinking Fund................................$159,500 Legislature we hope to be able to say with a plain earnest, timely warning, made necessary that these poor unfortunate men shall havea matter.-Tavares Herald.

I School Fund................................... 285.000 the News and Courier "the work of the Leg- by our knowledge of the minds and fair chance in this their last effort to regain -
Seminary Fund.............................. 87,400 tempers of the people. As a partisan we Select "Intermediate": School for
Agricultural College Fund............. 134,200 islature, as a whole, can be heartily recom- appeal .to you to act; as a citizen we demand manhood by removing temptation out Boys and Girls,

Leaving In bands of individuals the sum mended. Some things that were done might chains of have you been immediate for the action. fifteen Party of their way." Corner of Ash and Ninth streets. Circularson
worn past
of $609,800, less than half of the whole have been left undone ; others might have years by the people of the South, until to- As the passage of a local option law has application. G. W. SCHUYLEB.
been of in other States it
been better done, and others still might day thin and fragile as productive good ,
amount. are as gossamer is confidently hoped that Florida, by secur- Pupils received in Vocal and Instrumental
Deducting the Sinking Fund from the to- have been done that were left undone, but threads. Let you by act of commission, or ing similar law, may reap like beneficial Music and French. 50
of omission the bonds that
4 tal debt, the State debt is 1117000. the acts of favorably the General with Assembly the legislation of 1882 will of bind men now, snap, and the chains puny will fall at results. ___________ Livery Stable at a Bargain.I .

compare the feet of thousands, never again to be offer at a bargain entire establish-
former Assembly in The THE San Francisco Examiner and
any many years. says,
ABOUT placed upon their wrists. The political future ment in this city consisting of Carriages,
\ THE COLD. intercourse of the members was characterized truly too, that the disasters that have come ,
and there seemed to of Florida is in your keeping. We this rule Buggies Wagons, Carts, Saddle and Carriage
Our Orange county friends are peculiarly by great courtesy, leave make it. on country through Republican
to or mar
sensitive the of cold to be an honest effort all around to serve the you now have not been in consequence of corruptionat Horses, Harness, etc.
on subject more so
State in the best way and for: the greatest the tail, but of rottenness at the head. It Terms of purchase, CASH.
than the occasion demands. In other parts good of the whole people." THE reduction of Georgia's tax levy to two is not the clerks that have plundered the G. F. AVERY.

": of the State we accept the orderings of Providence and a half mills is a specimen of practical people of their money and their land but Office and Stable-First Street, near Broom
and conclude that the frost line is The tax rate in South Carolina for the politics." Congressmen, Cabinet officers and those Street Wharf. 46

tf where frost comes. The Tavares Herald present year is four and three-quarter mills The reduction of taxes is a necessary con- highest in power, and having supreme con- Nassau Fibre,
goes for State tax, and three mills for county trol of the administration of the Govern- For beds pillows and mattresses superiorto
out of its to make an issue with the sequence of an economical administrationof
way purposes and two mills for school tax, mak- ment. To talk of civil ser\ reform among anything else in use. For sale by
Irn Mirror as to what we have said on the sub- mk a total State and county tax of nine and affairs. It will be a matter of congratulation the underlings, as we day by day look upon June 24-tf FRED W. HOYT & Co. t l;

ject. In the Mirror of the 16th of December three-quarter mills. Special provision is if the State levy in Florida can be reduced the devastation that almost withers hope.
made to meet the indebtedness of of caused >.
some of
by cyclone corruption that Wanted.A .
: we said : to four mills. But the great troublein
E' the counties. has swept over this country, generatedby good milch cow; with young calf. Apply
The effect of cold weather is evidently The Georgia State tax is only. two and our State is not in the amount of State the minions of the Republican party, to GEO. R. FAIRBANKS,

dependent upon currents of air-, and is half mills. tax,.but in the county and municipal taxes. is silly. Mirror Office. --

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WASHINGTON. Groceries and Provisions. FALL 1882. | .T. & X. KYDT I FALL 1882. .
To thi Editor of the Mirror:
WASHINGTON. December 30 1882. ANGEL k FRIEND I r
Late Saturday night, when the stores and !
streets of Washington!: were thronged with BAKERS AND CONFECTIONERS, 02fl J. & T..
purchasers of holiday goods, a brilliant lightwas LIOy,. CHOICE O 'Z'o j
seen in the dome of the Capitol, indi- ROYAL Efw; *t Have and'are weekly receiving their immense Fall Stock of O i

cating that Congress was holding a night Groceries, Cigars, and Tobaccos, O a

session. The Senate was sitting up with the
civil service bill, and it held its vigils until O I'

nearly midnight. The bill has since passedthe O .

Senate, but the prospect for really prac- Entertainments, and Picn ics '
tical and reformative civil service legislationis furnished at the shortest notice, at rock-bot-. A
not good. The evil is great, but the coun- 1 A. 1 tom prices,at fl r6 'Ill

try is greater, and one goes his way to his lba,. i I ANGEL'S BAKERY, -_ HATS CAPS BOOTS SHOES GQ :. 1
farm, and another to his merchandise, whilea Centre Street, 9
and 23 Opp. old P. 0. Building.Building' .
third asksWho is civil service,

what does he want with reform?" The ftP Trunks, Valises, Blankets and Comfortables.HOUSEKEEPING ..
question stated very briefly,and as conscientiously Material i F(
as if your correspondent were under 4K1GPOWDER H ,} ;

oath, is this: The United States Govern- u H

ment has in its employ about 100,000 clerks, .,:-
half of whom, more or less,are supernumeraries BRICK, LIME, HAIR, QQODS, i.l i.
for the reason that they have no necessary "
work"to do. They all, it is true, make A full and complete stock at VERY LOW FIGURES.CLOTHINGICLOTHING. ;.

some pretense to work, but a critical exam- SHINGLES"J, 1 -

ination of their apparent employment will .
Absolutely Pure. DOORS, SASH, BLINDS, tj }
reveal that their so-called work has been invented 1

for them. Their occupation is worse POWDER never varies. A marvel PAINTS, OILS, ETC.AT ., u 'r
than useless to the Government, for they THIS purity,strength and wholesomeness.More 41
waste ink, and wear out the economical than. the ordinary kinds, 1" -
and cannot be sold in competition with the A large and handsome stock of latest styles; ,
bottoms of Government chairs. I have known multitude of low test,short weight, alum or FRED W. HOYT & GO'S, OQ o
about fifteen pages of copying,in a miserable phosphate powders. Sold only in cans.
scrawl of a hand, to cost the Government ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., SECOND STREET, Near Centre. ftO From LOW-PRICED to FINE Goods. r .
$60. The Government did not want the 38 106 Wall Street, New York. o
copying; besides, the money paid there wasa o
waste of ink and paper; but an influential H
woman asked an influential official for employment J. H. PRESCOTT JI31"'Orders by mail receive prompt attention, and carefully filled by M
., and he, kind man, gave her copy .I.4
ing at$GO per month.No CCM WHijLB ALB AN ETALI W
government in the world is supplied O" db T. ::E.."YD D ,
with such numerous and spacious and lux- DEALER O
urious offices as is the United States. Those
who have traveled with their eyes open will P5ft few York Office, 83 Walker Street, 1FERIAiDQA, FLORID P -
bear me out in this statement. But, not- IN 0 I
withstanding the number and space of the N ." "1

offices sinecures, they I have are mentioned so overcrowded that the with United the a 'C'g = FALL 1882.1| J. & T. KYDDI FALL 1882.

States Government has continually to rent
private property for office-room. A. B. NOYES
As might be expected from such a condi- : F. W. MUMBY. J. N.'C' STOCKTON. R. D. KNIGHT.
tion of things, the Government offices are
always behind with their work. Such a d -DEALER IN- 0 MUMBY, STOCKTON & KNIGHT. :
thing as businesslike promptness is not _
known anywhere. Circumlocution and illimitable Ladies9, e+ .
red tape is the rule in all the Gov- Family Supplies, H r The largest stock at wholesale and retail in the Southern States. .j
ernment offices to such an extent that busi- Misses',
ness cannot be transacted except by attorneys Children'sand CROCKERY, CHINA AND GLASSWARE.Lamps .
skilled in their devious ways. If it were not HEAVY GROCERIES, P I
for red tape and labyrinthine methods the Infants', Chandeliers and General Kerosene Fixtures, House-Furnishing Goods,Wood and
rr WillowWare Stone and Tin-Ware Bird etc.J3FSOLE .
thousands of supernumeraries would have Men's, Cages, t
even less semblance of something: to do than Boys' Grain STATE AGENTS FOR THE MONITOR OIL STOVES.- .:
they have now.I and Youths', ct-o( Hay GO Dinner Sets, $15 to $75; Tea Sets, $4 to$35; Chamber Sets, $3 25 to$25; Parlor Lamps, :.
will give you an example: there is a C $125 to $15; Library Lamps, $3 75 to $9; Hall Lamps, $150 to $8. Table Cutlery, Plated ;
weekly publication printed for the Patent Ware, Tea Trays, Coffee Urns, Pots,etc. Special inducements to the trade; also to Hotels, .
Office; as many as 1,000 copies, perhaps, are FINE SHIP STORES Q Restaurants, Bars, etc. MUMBY, STOCKTON & KNIGHT, :
bought directly from the office; price 10 cents Z 48 No. 13 West Bay Street, JACKSONVILLE, FLA. 5 I'
each. You would suppose, in the simplicity N 1,
of your heart, that you could present a dime I Furniture, P
to a boy hired for about $5 per week, and SEJVVEJIu S. B. HUBBARD & CO. .
r i
have your publication handed you over Stoves, U1 ,
the counter. Not so! You must write a I

stating letter to explicitly the Hon.what Commissioner pou want,of giving Patents the, u ttc on ooh, Gil ;ra, tics; nm, Paints. AND JACKSONVILLE RETAIL DEALERS ,IN FLORIDA If'WHOLEBALE

date of the publication, and enclosing the o Crockery, (.I.> ': v
sum of 10 cents. This letter is first referredto AND y Stoves, Doors, Sash, Blinds, Paints, Oils,
the financial clerk of the Patent Office rI1rI1 Hardware,
and his staff of assistants, who extract the 4ISI4PERSJEmbracing rr" /Sf PUMPS, LEAD AND IRON PIPE, SUGAR MILLS, RUBBER AND LEATHER I

dime, record it, and cover it with due formality Willow-Ware.rW = BELTING, STEAM AND GAS FITTING, PLUMBING AND TINSMITHING.
into the United States treasury. Your & HAZARD'S POWDER, BARBED FENCE WIRE.
letter then goes to the correspondenceroom I 42tjanl't
where it is numbered and recorded.It ," .. t
is then sent to the issue division, and, in &
River and Ocean Steamboats.
from twenty-four to forty-eight hours, your ,.". '"."' .-. _
10-cent publication is received by mail. : OO =
What newspapers could afford to sell papers P

in other this means way? than What taxation concern could supported afford by to I S PThFURNISHING: :JtL SO \* MALLORY'S STEAMSHIP LINE + )

carry on business in this way? This instance -
is not an exception ; it is the rule in rrica ic; &a LOW &a n; Lowa; P r
all the offices of all the bureaus of all the de I :

supernumerousness is one phase of
the evil, and how can it be remedied? It is ANDBU'J3EEB
not an easy thing for an employer to discharge -
half his force. He has bowels of G00S S.
mercy, and discharge means want and ,
and ruin to Here in the
hunger many.
government service it is worse. There is a 7r'TIIE NEW STORE.a .-& We invite your attention to our _-s. n.

larger average of incompetent helpless people -
in the pay of the United States than cane Crockery 1 Glassware
found elsewhere. They are called judge, _
: \ W. F. WOOD Jr. jj j- S "'
and colonel, and general and professor. .
They have high-sounding ana dignified and offer our Goods in these lines as low as __
bearing, but turn them out and they will -a
perish like canary birds. Besides, many of j Proprietor, \ E] the lowest. Chamber Toilet Sets of

the men have fought in the war, and manyof very latest designs; beautiful Tea Sets,
the women have lost brothers, fathers, C> C.r > I
sons in the war. and when these raise a hue Dinner Sets, Lamps, etc., etc.; Tin I II
and cry the politician will smite together at Chamber Sets all colors WoodenWare I;
the knees, and turn pale. Then, again, :a: ; I'
there is scarcely a member or a Senator who of all kinds; and Housekeeping -
has not a large number of relatives quarteredon s sAND
the Government. It takes hero Utensils generally.
in the teeth of his motherinlaw.In FRED W. IIOYT & CO.

the Circuit Court, Nassau FERNANDINA STATE OF TEXAS, 1,543 TONS.

County, Florida. :a: CARONDELET, 1,508 TONS. r


*K L-/* *> **
S. B. HUBBARD, ALONZO In Chancery.B. .
.NOVES.WM.! LAWTEY,WILLIAM > { Fernandina, } :ED .


:: \ Cor. Centre & Third, } S
and by virtue of a decree entered
UNDER Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial HAS: constantly on bandLumber -

Circuit of Florida, in and for the County of 'TIlE NEW STORE.B. .-.
Nassau, Florida, for the enforcement of a ;3?* by Cargoes. of the above STEAMERS will sail from FERNANDINA FOR NEW YORK
certain lien for labor done and performedupon ONE THURSDAY AFTERNOON on arrival of afternoon trains from Jack- _
a certain saw-mill situated in said A NOYES, Office on Second Street. vie sonville, Cedar Key, and Peninsular Railroad.
County, situated as hereinafter described, (Successor to W. A. SANBORN), Line Transfers between Fernandina and New
This having no
and known the Tolu
as or Eager Mill-said
decree being in favor of Alexander McRae Wholesale and Retail Dealer in C. H. HUO.T, York, offers the BEST AND QUICKEST TRANSPORTATION TO SHIPPERS OF
and others.
and Simon
against Benjamin Eager, Temple
S. B. Hubbard, Alonzo B. Noyes,Wm. Law- GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, SHIP STORES, The traveling public are offered the advantages of a DIRECT LINE and UNSUR-

Thomas Brow her-I will sell in front of the connections at FERNANDINA with FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE RAIL-
Court-Honse in the City of Fernandina, in Corner of Second and Centre Streets, near ROAD for JACKSONVILLE and thence by Steamers to all points on the ST.
said County,Florida,on the first Monday in Steamboat Landing, !CHANDLERY! JOHNS OCKLA.W AHA and INDIAN RIVERS: and with the FLORIDA TRANSITRAILROAD
February, 1883, being the 5th of said month, for ALL STATIONS and GULF PORTS OF FLORIDA ; and with the
the mill known as the Eager Mill, situated FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. PENINSULAR RAILROAD for OCALA, and with FLORIDA TROPICAL RAILROADfor
and being in Sec. 19, T.1, S. 24 E., Nassau Owner and Agent for Schooner Silas C. LAKE WEIR. r
County, Florida, together with buildings, Evans. Special rates for Merchandise in Groceries, Hardware, .
machinery, equipments, boilers, engines, large quantities. THROUGH BILLS OF LADING TO ALL POINTS.
etc., used in said Tolu or Eager Mill, situ- Agent for Hazard Manufacturing Compa-
ated, as aforesaid, on said premises; to satisfy ny's CHAMPION BARBED WIRE-the DRY GOODS, BOOTS AND SHOES, For freight, passage rates, and schedules, or further information,apply to ., '
said decree as aforesaid. Terms cash, best in the world. R. W. SOUTH WICK, Agent,.
purchaser paying for title. Agent for B.F.AVERTS CELEBRATED Second Street, FERNANDINA FLORIDA.C. .
7 Special Master. Local Agent for BANK OF JACKSON: H. MALLORY & CO., .' .
FERNANDINA FLA. I Pier 20 East River New York. -
Fernandina, Fla., January 4, 1883. VILLE. 33 vie ,

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{ ; -= ', '. 7: ---:--:- County.Judge-R. D. Davis, Sanderson. Plan
.J7 :' ;+. ,r; ,r United States Officers.. Clerk-F. J. Pons, Sanderson. Collector of Revenue Frederick N. Fov
j,,:, .- '-' : LAND OFFICE, GAINESVILLE. Sheriff; U. C. Herndon, Sanderson.Assessor Ocala. '
'". Register L. A. Barnes, Gainesville. of Taxes-George P. Canova, San- Superintendent of Schools-H. C. Martin
.. Fort McCoy. '
"Jr JI' < : Receiver derson. .
F. Rollins, Gainesville.SuneyorGeneralMalachi .
t '. } ..I Martin, Talla- Collector of Revenue-:Fleming B. Smith, MONROE COUNTY.
... ,. Sanderson. County Judge-Chas. S.
.. f1HEBEsit hassee. Baron Key West
i'.' J''' ., .. ..,,' .' >- DISTRICT COURT. Superintendent of Schools A. J. W. Cobb, C7 *- >eter T. Knight, Key West.
I i Sheriff George A. Demerritt
;': Judge-Thomas Settle, Jacksonville. Key"est,
I'..j .; '". .: Marshal-J.. H. Durkee, Jacksonville. BRADFORD COUNTY. Assessor of Taxes Walter C. Malone, Jr
l' ,.' : ':" Clerk County Judge-J, R Richard, Providence. Key West. .
Walter Jacksonville.
1.. ,. r '" Philip .Clerk-Henry F. York, Lake Butler. Collector of Revenue-Walter C. Maloney
vs Sheriff W. W. Tumblin, Starke. Key
n'if: ;. 2. ,, Collector-:Dennis Eagan, Jacksonville. Assessor of Taxes-N..C. Wainwright, Lake Superintendent Schools--J. V. Harris,Key.
' 'fj Butler. W 6St.
,'i'' John W. Howell Fernandina. Collector of Revenue. Bunberry Haynes, NASSAU COUNTY.

, I r'U THE, N r' F Edward Hopkins,, Jacksonville.John Santa Fe.Superintendent. County Judge-Hinton J. Baker, Fernan- '
: 'f F. House, St. Augustine. of Schools-L. B. Rhodes. dina.. -
Starke. Clerk-J..A.
\ ,_ Joseph Hirst, Cedar Key. '< Edwards, Fernandina.
' BREVARD COUNTY.f- Sheriff-Peter Cone, Fernandina.
fi., County Judge-James: "McCrory, City Assessor of Taxes-Wm. H. Garland, Fer-
State Officers. Point. sJ Y nandina.

: EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT. Clerk-A?P.A. Stewart, 'Titusville.Assessor Collector of Revenue-Warren F. Scott' Fer-

:' I GOternor-'Vm. D, Bloxham, Tallahassee. f,Taxes-all ace R. Moses, Geor- nandina.
*.- .J, Lieutenant-Governor-Livingston W. Bethel gianna. ". & Superintendent of Schools W. A. Mahoney.
.I. I" Key Nest.Secretary Collector of Revenue-A. D. Johnston, Or- Callahan.
' + of State-John L. Crawford, Tallahassee lando, Orange county.Superintendent ORANGE COUNTY.

of Schools-A. Grady, La County Judge-R. L. Summerlin, Orlando.. .
Comptroller-W. D. Barnes, Tallahassee. Grange. Clerk-J. P. Hughey Orlando. '
'+. The people generally get that which they make a market for. They demanded betfer Treasurer Henry A. L'Engle,Tallahassee. CLAY COUNTY. Sheriff Thomas W. Shine Fort Reid.
, ., newspapers, and within the last few years journalism has made rapid strides. hassee.Attorney-General-George P. Raney, Talla- Park.County Judge-J. T. Copeland. Orange Reid:Assessor, Fla.Collector. of Tom-James: M. Owens, Fort

-THE TIMES, which, from the day of its first issue, took place in the front rank of Commissioner of Lands-P. W. White. Clerk-O. A. Buddington, Green Cove of Revenue-Richard H. Marks,

progressive journalism, has kept along at the double-quick step, and atthis, time is Tallahassee. Springs.SheriffJames. Sanford.
Superintendent of Public Instruction K. W. DeWitt, Green Cove Superintendent of School -John T. Beeks,
""' Fort Reid.
Foster, Tallahassee. Springs.
djutant-General-J.E. Yonge, Tallahassee Assessor of Taxes-Wm. Conway, Kingsley. PUTNAM: COUNTY.
_A BETTER NEWSPAPER THAN EVER. BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION. Collector of Revenue-Wm. S. Plummer, Judge of Probate-B. Harrison, Palatka.
Commissioner-A. A. Robinson, Tallahas- Maxville. Clerk-W. F. Forward, Palatka.
OM.. Superintendent of Schools M. F. Geiger, Sheriff-Thomas Shally.
see.ClerkR.. C. Long, Tallahassee. Middlcburg. Assessor-S. E. Timmons.
Ifr-is..... a journal that never sleeps and never takes a holiday. As there. are 365 days, so Special Agent-Columbus Drew, AstorBuilding COLUMBIA COUNTY. Collector of Revenue-Joseph Price.

i there are 365 issues of THE TIMES in a year. The week-day edition of THE TIMES is Jacksonville. County Judge-W. M. Ives,Jr.,Lake City. Strickland.Superintendent of Public. Schools-J. W.

of four pages, being in a form suitable for the busy man or the busy woman. The Sunday SUPREME COURT. ,clerk-John Vinzant, Jr., Lake City.

edition, of eight pages, contains a great deal of the best miscellany as well as all the news. Chief Justice-E. M. Randall,Jacksonville. Sheriff-J. W. Perry, Lake City. TAYLOR COUNTY.
Associate Justice-J. Westcott,jr,Tallahas- Assessor of Taxes-L.W. Rivers, Lake City. County Judge-W. H. Parker, Perry.
The editorial strength of THE TIMES need not to be dwelt upon; the fact that it is Collector of Taxes-J. L.'Parish, Lake City. Sheriff-Thomas Osteen, Perry.

quoted more than any other paper in America is sufficient evidence of its excellence in see.Associate Justice-R. B. Van Valkenburgh, Superintendent of. Schools-JuliusPotsdamer, Clerk-John C. Calhoun, Perry.
Jacksonville. Lake City. Superintendent of Schools T. J. Franklin.
that direction. Nor:, need the typographical superiority be more than mentioned, for it is Clerk-C. H. Foster, Tallahassee. DUVAL COUNTY. Perry. .

ii' widely known as "the handsomest paper in the country." CIRCUIT JUDGES. County Judge-William A. McLean, Jack- County Treasurer-D. S. Sutton,Perry.
County Suneyor-D. N. Cox
., First Circuit-Augustus E. Maxwell, Pen- sonville. Collector of Revenue-J.
Clerk-Thomas E. Buckman,Jacksonville. Perry.
Second Circuit David S. Walker Tallahas- Sheriff Uriah Bowden, Jacksonville. Assessor of Taxes-S. H. Peacock, Perry.ST. .
.. ; -:- ; ;' .' .. I JOHN'S
'. ,. .., ,... ..,. ,< Assessor of Taxes-A. J. Prevatt, Jackson- COUNTY.
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..,,, ,' Circuit-E. J. Vann, Madison. County Judge-M. R. Cooper, St. Augus.
... ," ', ,.< ,[ Fourth Circuit-James M. Baker, Jackson- Collector of Revenue Moses J. Brown, tine.
Jacksonville. Clerk-Bartolo F. Oliveros, St. Augustine.
ville.Fifth Circuit-James B.Dawkins, Gaines- Superintendent of Schools-Albert J. Rus- Sheriff Ramon Hernandez, St. Augustine
i ville. sell Jacksonville. Assessor of Taxes-David L. Dunham, St.
Sixth Circuit H. L. Mitchell, Tampa. HAMILTON COUNTY. Augustine. ,

Seventh Circuit-W. Archer Cocke, Sanford County Judge-Henry J. Stewart, Jasper. St.Collector Augustine.of Revenue-Joseph F. Llambias,
Clerk-J. Caldwell
Court Calendar. Sheriff James M. Duncan, Jasper. St.Superintendent Augustine. of Schools- C. F. Perpall,
Assessor of Taxes-J. R. Hunter, Ancrum.
FIRST CIRCUIT. Collector of Revt'nue-'V. H. H. McLeod, SUMTER COUNTY.
; Fall Term- Columbia County.Superintendent County Judge-Henry S.Cassidy, Leesburg,
Santa Rosa, 2d Monday in October. of Schools-Joshua H. Rob- Clerk-Thomas J. Ivey, Leesburg.
Walton, 4th Monday in October. erts, Ancrum. Sheriff J. S. Dyches, Leesburg.
: Covers a distinct field. Into THE WEEKLY goes the cream of the daily issues, and at Holmes, 2d Wednesday after 4th Monday HERNANDO COUNTY. 'Assessor of Taxes-G. P. Wall Webster.
in October.
Collector of Ret'e7lUe-J. R. G.
the same time.it contains matter especially adapted to the wants of readers in every part Washington, 2d Monday after 4th Monday County Judge W. L. Frierson, Brooks- Suniterville. ,

of America. It circulates, as A FIRST-CLASS FAMILY JOURNAL, in every State in October. ville. Superintendent of Schools-A. C. Clarke,
Jackson, 3d Monday after 4th Monday in Clerk-J. C. Law, Brooksville. Sum terville.
and Territory, and it has subscribers in every part of the world. October. Sheriff-J. B. Mickler, Brooksville. SUWANEE COUNTY.

The leading feature of THEWEEKLY is the Escambia, 1st Monday in December. Assessor of Taxes-Frank E.Saxon,Brooks- County Judge-M. M. Blackburn
This act amended section 2 of act of February ville. Live

10 Term., 1879, and does not change the Brooksville.Collector .of Revenue-F. M. Townsend. Oak.ClerkRobert A. Reid, Live Oak. .

ii AI 'JSr. LS :F'I -:fIE3EJvv: : : .A. ." Spring Spring Term- THIRD CIRCUIT. Fort Superintendent Dade. of Schools-D. H. Thrasher' born.SJieriff Assessor Jolm of Taxes R. -Sessions W. H., Live Sessions Oak., Wei-

Taylor, 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY. Collector of Rezenue-Robert F. Allison

This department embraces chapters unwritten. history, contributed by prominentactors April.4 Madison, 2d Monday in April. County Judge-H. L. Crane, Tampa. Live Oak.
Clerk-Wm. C. Brown, Tampa. Superintendent of Schools-J. O. C. Jones
in the War of the Rebellion, and it has become a recognized depository of such Hamilton, 4th Monday in April. Sheriff D. Isaac Craft, Tampa. Live Oak.
Suwanee, 1st :Monday after 4th Monday ,
matters, whether from Northern or Southern sources. THE ANNALS will be kept fully in Assessor of Taxes-S.E.Sparkman, Tampa. VOLUSIA COUNTY.

up to the high standard of former years. in Columbia April.April. 3d Monday after 4th Monday Superintendent Collector of Re1enue-'V.of Schools-F.W.P.Buns Henderson,Tampa. prise.County Judge-James H. Chandler, Enter-

Lafayet ), 6th Tuesday after 4th Monday Tampa. Clerk-John W. Dickins, Enterprise.
in April. JEFFERSON. Sheriff-W. A. Cone, Enterprise.
Fall Term- County Judge-J. B. Christie, Monticello. Assessor of Taxes-John Anderson, Enter-
S I Taylor, 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in Sheriff( T. B. Simkins, Monticello. prise.
jTERMSz] .[ October. *, Clerk-W. C. Bird, Monticello. Collector of Ilet'enue-Jolm B. Jordan, De-
Madison, 2d Monday in October. Superintendent of Schools-W. R. Taylor, Land.
Hamilton, 4th Monday in October. Monticello. Superintendent of Schools-A. Cranshaw,
j Suwannee, 1st Monday after 4th Monday County Treasurer-W. M. Girardeau, Mon Enterprise.
THE DAILY. TIMES Twelve Cents a week; MAIL SUBSCRIPTIONS, postage free, Six Dollars in October. ticello. I WAKULLA COUNTY.
Collector of Revenue-Joseph Palmer Mon County Judge-W. A. Giles CrawfordvilIe.
a year, Fifty Cents a month. Columbia, Monday after 4th Monday in ,
October. ticello. Sheriff W. H. Walker, Crawfordville.

THE WEEKY TIMES-Fifty-six columns of the choicest reading, especially prepared Lafayette, 6th Tuesday after 4th Monday Assessor of Taxes-J. P. Grantham, Wan Clerk-Nat. R. Walker, Crawfordville.
keenah. Superintendent Schools
in October. of W. T. Duval,
.--- to meet the wants of weekly newspaper readers. One copy, Two FOURTH CIRCUIT. LAFAYETTE COUNTY. Crawfordville.

Dollars; Five copies, Eight Dollars; Ten copies, Fifteen Dollars; Spring Term- County! Judge-W. J. Dixon, New Troy. fordville.County Treasurer- W. Walker, Craw-
Dollars. An Extra St. John's, 2d Tuesday March. Sheriff-Thomas J. Walker, New Troy. I
Twenty copies, Twenty-five copy sent free to Collector of Re'lenue-'V. H. Walker Craw-
Clerk-Howell ,
Hawkins New
Clay, 4th Tuesday in March. Troy. 4
any person getting up Clubs of 'ten or twenty. Bradford, 1st Tuesday in April. Superintendent of Schools-J.C.Ramsey,New fordville. (
of Taxes C. R.
Troy. Reynolds, Craw-
THE SUNDAY EDITION-Double sheet, eight pages. The best known and most accom- Nassau Baker, ,2d 3d Tuesday Tuesday in in April.April. County Trea.mrer-J.\1. N. Peacock, New fordville. !

plished writers contribute to its columns every week. Two Dollars Duval, 1st Tuesday in May. Troy.
Collector of Revenue Newton New Stoves and Tinware.
Fall Term- Sapp,
a year, postage free. Single copies, Four Cents.
4 Troy.
St. John's 2d Tuesday in September. ---
THE TIMES ALMANAC-A Manual of Political and Other Information, published on Clay, 4th Tuesday in September. Assessor of Taxes-A. Ackley, New Troy. W. P. STREETY,

the First of Bradford, 1st Tuesday in October. LEON COUNTY. Second Street, opposite the Post-Office
----- January, every year. Fifteen Cents a copy. ,
Baker 2d in October.
Tuesday County Judge-Wm. P. Byrd, Tallahassee.
ANNALS OF THE WAR. -A royal octavo volume of 800 pages, beautifully illustrated. Nassau, 3d Tuesday in October. Sheriff-A. Moseley, Tallahassee. .- -- ---
Duval, 1st Tuesday in November.,
Clerk-C. A. Tallahassee.
Written by Principal Participants in the War, North and South. Bryan, S S S _
FIFTH CIRCUIT. Superintendent of Schools-Henry N.Felkel, aMd "M"jSI
,Address all. letters and other communications toM Spring Term- Tallahassee. 5S
Sumter, 3d Monday in March. Treasurer-J. L. Demilly Tallahassee. _

.. l..T ." ,- .. T II-rI:1\I.IES: : : :: .. Marion, 4th Monday in March. hassee.Collector of Rn'e1we-C.. C.Pearce, Talla
Putnam, 3d Tuesday after 4th Monday. in S -
.t of Taxes-G. A. Croome Tallahassee.
''!;:()' ( .. J Levy, 4th Tuesday after 4th Monday in .. .. : :..:

....- ", . March. LEVY COUNTY. L .
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Alachua 4th after 4th in W. H. Ma p"
Monday Monday County Judge- Sebring, Bronson; PS ?
March. Clerk-J. M. Barco, Bronson. "- ,
SEND FOE A SIFZECHMTIEIsr COPY-wt\ Fall Term-- Sheriff J. S. Parker, Bronson.

Sumter, 1st Monday in October. Assessor of Taxes-Louis Appell, Bronson. ..
.r K ; ,, Marion, 3d :Monday in October. Collector of Rn'enue-J. Ira Gore, Cedar ..,
8 jS I Putnam. 3d Tuesday in November. Key.
Levy, 4th Tuesday in November. Superintendent of Schools-J. B. Menden-
Alachua, 1st Monday after 4th Tuesday_i n hall, Bronson.
I" i County Judge-R. M. WitlierspoonMaaison.
Spring -- ,
S ,'! BLOOD SYRUP 4th Monday in January. Sheriff' S. M. Hankins, Madison. PUMPS, DRIVEN WELLS, ETC.
Volusia, 3d Monday in February. Clerk-John M. Beggs, Madison A large stock of Stoves on hand. Givem*>
., Brevard, in :March.
Dade Monday Superintendent of Schools-E. S. Tyner, a call, and compare my prices with those of
Monday in April.
Madison. other houses here
A : Cures all diseases of the Stomach, Liver, Bowels, Fall Term- County Treasurer-S. S. Smith, Madison. or

Kidneys, Skin and Blood. MILLIONS testify to its Volusia Orange,,2d Monday Monday in in August.September. Collector of Revenue-M. H. Warring, Mad- G. F. VERY,

efficacy in healing the above named diseases, and Brevard, 4th Monday in September. ison.Assessor of Taxes-B. D. Wads worth, :Mad
Dade, Monday in November. ison. ft:
pronounce it to be the Best Remedy Known to IlanS .

&: County Officers. County Judge-Z. T. Crawford, Manatee. LIVERY AND BOARDING STABLES.
". Junius C. Gardner Gaines Sheriff-A. S. Watson, Pine Level. CARRIAGES AND WAGONSTo
Trade Mark.Laboratory Judge- ,
ville. Assessor of Taxes-S. J. Tyler, Bradentown and from Steamers and

t \ .eeAGENTSW.A.NTED_ a Cltrk-J. A. Carlisle, Gainesville. Collector of Revenue-Marion G. Carlton, CONTRACTS FOR HAULING, ETC.
Sheriff John W. Turner Gainesville. Popash.
I.i 77 West Third St., New York City. Druggists sell it. Assessor of axes George, W. Hawthorne, Superintendent of Schools-Felix J. Seward, FOR SALE :
". Hawthorne. Pine Level. HORSES, BUGGIES, HARNESS,

CEDARTOWN, GA., June 20th, 1881. Collector of Rerellue-H. Denton, Gaines MARION COUNTY. CARTS AND WAGONS.jZ2Office .
I Dr. Clark Jomson)1y children were sick with Fever, and a short trial of your vill e. County Judge-Samuel F. Marshall, Ocala.l TERMS CASH.

1 r$' .", Indian 46 Blood Syrup completer; cured* them. Superintendent of Schools-W. N. Sheats, Clerk-Robert Bullock, Ocala. and Stable-First Street, near _
RUDIE CANTREL.ft Gainesville. Sheriff A. B. Crutchfield, Ocala. Broom Street Wharf. 49-tf

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EFFECT OF FOREST FIRES. If, however, forests are subject to constant Professional and Business Cards IME;CARD t

danger by fire there can be no proper systemof PARKER JL : OF THE H "

EXTRACTS FROM A PAPER BY PROFESSOR C. S. forest management introduced' into the ., HAIR DR. H. ST. JAMES,
SARGENT, OF THE ARNOLD ARBORETUM, rural economy of the community. There is FLORIDA TRANSIT RAILROAD "
READ BEFORE THE MASSACHUSETTS little inducement to plant or protect and encourage .,'. BALSAM.A. DENTISTI I '
the of natural woodlands so I
NORTHAMPTON, MASS., Dec. 7. long as the condition of public sentiment is 4.1 j3.' ., 1 ing.elegamlyper Office on Second Street, (over Wrn.''Lake's > If-RAILROAD..*! ,
the authors of forest fires not fumed and harm- Jewelry Store),
such that are 'less. (Waldo Branch,)
At the meeting of the State Board of Ag- Removes
held responsible for their acts. A man can- t dandruff.restores FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. fefl fo.
riculture this morning Secretary Russell not be expected to expend money or laboron natural color and AND ,

read a paper on Forest Fires," by ProfessorC. trees or allow them to grow a year after prevenrsbaldncss Anaesthetics administered when required. I FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE RR.: E
he can find any market for them if he has so onto and. 11tixc Fifteen years' experience. Fees moderate. I II II I
of the Arnold
S. Sargent, *HI before his
the danger of fires constantly
j The following extracts from the paper give eves. There is no inducement, under these f' FLQBETOHCOLOGNE. LOUIS A. C. LANGE,

I some idea of its scope: circumstances, to allow a forest to maturefor In Effect September S4th, 1882. ... .
j As population increases and the demands timber; it is safer to cut it off for cord- UPHOLSTERER,
I for forest products grow, the necessity of devising :- wood at the earliest possible moment, and k Aatsqciiltclrfrtrant *- ESS-MAKER, 9

I methods for preventing the spread of thus reduce the'risk of probable loss. Under perfune withuceptloDaJI11altluf Foot of Centre Street, i I GOING SOUTB. ti
forest fires becomes more urgent. As a it is useless to ] II '
of dollars and cents we cannot these circumstances adopt any properties. FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. I Leave Fernandina....................-. 8.00 a.m. F
question of or' by
afford to allow our forests to burn. of the methods thinning pruning S5 and 75 cents. Leave Hart's Road....................... 8.42 a.m.
longer of forest trees for
of actually productive forest which the value young PARKER'S Furniture repaired in the best manner. Leave Callahan........................... 9.43 a.m. !r-
The proportion is in New England already too timber may be vastly improved; or guard Hair Mattresses made to order at short :Leave Dutton....................... ....10.10 a.m. .
to population and destructive
the woods roaming notice. __ 36 Leave Brandy Branch ......... .....10.25 '
low and we have long imported most of our in State like Massachusetts CINCER' TONICAn a.m.
from Canada from the Western cattle. Even a ,Leave Baldwin...........................10.55 a.m. is.
forest supplies the value of all forest products WM.: B. C. DURYEE
I pineries and from the South. The where will not take the Invigorating Medicine that Never IntoxicatesThis :Leave Maxville.........................11.22 a.m.Leave .
: of lumber distribution has moved enormously high capital '' delicious combination of Ginger. Buchu, Highland.-.......................11.45 a.m. k
centre risk of forest culture, although it might' .be Mandrake, Stillingla.and other of the best CODIISSION1ERCHANT, Leave ......... t
from New to beyond the many ,GENERAL Lawtey ..:.........-.....12.05 p.m.
westward England
under wiser
made most profitable a manage- vegetable remedies known cures all disorders of :Leave Temple's........ .............12.20
Hudson and then to the shores of Lake of interestto the bowels,stomach,liver;kidneys and lungs,&is CENTRE ST. R. R. DEPOT ? p.m. .
ment. This is a matter especial NEAR ,
The extent of the loss which the Arrive Starke............................12.24 p.m. .
:Michigan. from the destruction New England to-day, because upon it The Best and Surest Cough Cure Ever Uied. Leave Starke .............................12.46 p.m.t ,
country experiences woodlands every fire year is largely depends the country's future white- If you are suffering from Female Complaints, FERNANDINA, FLA. Leave Thurston; ........................12.56 p.m.
of by enormous, pine supply, and the greatly enhanced Nervousness, \Vakcfulness: ,Rheumatism Dyspepsia .Arrive Waldo......... ...
lossesbe .............. 1.20
of such disease take Parker'sGiDget'Tonic. p.m.
amount ,
actual infirmity ,
and could the of much New age or any or Hay Corn Oats r n.
computed it would astonish even the best value in the early future Eng- It will strengthen brain and body Leave Waldo.............................. 1.25 p.m. j
land land. and give you new life and vigor. Leave Gainesville........................ 2.17 p.m. "<
informed.division of the tenth census, which Not a small part of central and southern 100 DOLLARS HENRY BARKER, :Leave Arredondo ........................ 2.33 p.m. .
has The been in studying the New England, no longer profitable for agri Paid for anything injurious found in Ginger Tonicor ICNSED LUMBER ANDTIMBER i Leave Batton.............................. 2.47 p.m.
forests of specially the country engaged, has endeavored to culture, is now growing up be with white pine will, BOe.for and a failure 91 slut' to at help dealer or In cure.drag. Large&Tllltbay g L INSPECTOR, Leave Archer.......... .................. 3.05 p.m. r'
statistics of the extent and value of and this, if it can only protected, $1 SI... Send lorc:1rcularto Uucoz*,Co,163 WnuSLH.Y. Leave Bronson ........................... 3.40 p.m.
gather all
in value the net
the forests burned during the year 1880. soon exceed farms. In profit some upon of FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. Leave Otter Creek....................... 4.17 p.m. /

The results obtained have not yet been pub- New the New England this second growth parts of The best attention given to the shipmentof Leave Rosewood.......................... 4.52 p.m. '

lished. Enough, however, will be shown to has been England growing for a considerable time pine Lumber, Timber. Ties, etc. Arrive Cedar Key....................... 5.25 p.m.

f indicate that the extent of forest fires and has already given rise to large and pro- Drugs and Medicines. Accounts promptly made up and satisfac- GOING NORTH.

throb thge] untry-stpielyfireater: } : fitable industries. The value of logs cut tion guaranteed.For .
than has ever been seriously supposed. In in Massachusetts during the census year ESTADLISI-IED: 1875. the past ten years with Colonel J. C.Read Leave Cedar Key...........'............... 7.25, a.m.

Massachusetts, to be sure, the amount of reached nearly$2,000,000. At least onehalfof to, whom apply for reference. 25 Leave Rosewood......................... 8.05 a.m.
property destroyed in this manner is shownto these were of second-growth pine. Leave Otter Creek........................ 8.40 a.m.
oe comparatively small. And yet in More than logs 100,000,000 feet of second-growth DAVID J. TAYLOR, Jr., I I Leave Bronson................. ........... 9.22 a.m.
Massachusetts in the year 1880 13,899 acres sawed during the same in -DRUG-S- I Leave Archer......:...................... 9.52 a.m.
of landrtW r' 'burhed :'overthe";:loss being Vermont pine were and New Hampshire, and year nearly HIP BROKER AND INSPECTOR Leave Batton .............................10.09 a.m. \'I

given aq,&yerV';$100,000., 'In P Pennsylvania, if not quite as much more in Maine. 'The, AND S Leave Arredondo .......................10.24 a.m. 1

where tlievalue of forest property is more manufacture, of wooden ware, an importantand -- OF LUMBER AND TIMBER, Leave Gainesville.........................10.50 a.m. ., t
appreciated. in Massachusetts, and the Massachusetts industry depending MEDICINESHORSEY .Arrive Waldo........... .................11.40 a.tn. .
lumbering interests are only second to thoseof growing this pine, has made Win FERNANDINA FLORIDA. Leave Waldo .......................... ..11.52 aun. }i .
Michigan,** 685,738 acres were reported chendon the upon grit centre of this business in Leave Thurston..........................12.16 p.m. 'i'
burned over during the year, with a loss of the United States if not in the world. These "' Office corner Centre and Second Sts. 25 Arrive Starke.................;.:..........12.30 p.m. '

over$3,000,900.) It is not probable that these forests are already, then, of great Leave Starke...............................12.50 pm.: i\
statements are exaggerated, and in the case young value and of greater promise; to New England I I & CO. JAMES McGIFFIN" Leave Temple's...........................12.58 p.m.
of Pennsylvania, they undoubtedly do not and to the whole country.The Leave Lawtey ,.............. ............... 1.20 p.m. 'i!
re resent the'actual loss from this cause. entire supply of white pine growingin AND BU'I.LDE Leave Highland.......................... 1.38 p.in. '.i[ ,
10t k,;fires however, destroy: ;not only the.United States and ready for the axe CONTRACTOR Leave Maxville.......................... 2.01Arrive p.m. ',\ '
of the soil PHARMACISTS ........ .. .... .. .....
growing wood, but the fertility does not to-day greatly if at all, exceed 80- =I 1= Alachua Street, between? Second and Third, Baldwin .. .. 2.25 p.m ...
itsel and its capacity to produce valuable 000,000,000 feet, and this estimate includes Leave Baldwin ......... ................. 2.32 p.m. ,./
trees again : they destroy, moreover/the confidence small and inferior trees which a few years FERNANDINA, FLA. Leave Brandy Branch.................. 2.53'p.m. ,t \\1:

of the community in the value and would not have been considered worth Centre Street, Orders and estimates from a distance care- Leave Dutton ............................. 3.10 p.m. }
stability of forest property. We have been ago counting. The annual production of this, fully attended to. 25-tf Leave Callahan............................ 3.50 p.m. ,,'!
accustomed, in, treating of forest fires too lumber is not far from 10,000.000,000 feet, FERNANDINA, FLORIDA, Leave Hart's Road..................... 4.42 p.m. T'
generally to consider only the immediate and the demand is constantly and Arrive Fernandina ............... ..... 5.20 p.m. '
rapidly O. S. OAKES
hand fine assort-
constantly on a f
and have not considered the much
amage increasing. The publication of these facts a KEEP Trains daily, except Sunday.
greater loss the Land itself suffers from being of FRESH and PURE FOR- CONTRACTOR
.few months has greatly increased, and AND BUILDER
burned over. If only a portion of the trees ago EIGN and DOMESTIC ,
in some cases more than doubled, the valueof
growing on a tract of land are cut, a sufficient '. ;,
lands and it does not require oIANUFACTURF.sI
pine ; any ?
number left to the soil
being protect and Chemicals
of foresight to be able to Drugs 1
and produce a supply of seed, if these are particular powers DOORS AND WINDOW FRAMESOF > PENINSULAR, RAILROAD : .
predict that the price must advance to still I
guarded/rom browsing animals, which,nextto higher figures. Enough is now known to Homoeopathic and Patent Medicines, ALL SIZES. GOING SOUTH.
fire their most active and
are destructive permit the positive statement that no great Post Office Box 17.4.jan4 a
eneniies/thesame species will'cqntinue to unexplored body of this pine remains ; and Proprietary and Fancy Goods Fernandina, Fla Leave Waldo Junction............... 1.30 p.m.
grow almost indefinitely. This is a system that with the exception of the narrow red Leave Dixie............................... 1.55 p.m.
very'often adopted' especially with, certain wood belt of the California coast, no North FINE TOILET ARTICLES W. K. BAUKNIGIIT, Leave Hawthorne ................. ..... 2.20 p.m.
vamties of trees, where scientific forest: man- American forest can yield in quantity Leave Lochloosa......................... 2.45 p.m.
agement prevails, and it is on many accountsa substitute for it. Under these circumstancesthe any AGENT, Leave Orange Lake...................... 3.15 p.m. -j y
very sensible and economical method, although growing pine of New England will soon PERFUMERY, SOAPS, ETC., WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Leave Anthony Place.;........... .... 3.48 p.m.'t

of course, susceptible of very con- become an important element in the c nn- Leave Silver Spring..................... 4.15p.m.
siderable modifications to meet peculiarcases try's supply. New England cannot allow IN GREAT VARIETY. Leave Ocala..............................? 4.50p.m.
of forest growth or climatic conditions.If this opportunity for increased prosperity to 13, ANDDealer Leave Lake Weir Station.............. 5.45 p.m.

on'the other hand, a forest is destroyedby be lost. in Ice Arrive Wildwood; ....:.................. 6.15p.m.
which kills the trees and undergrowth
a firer ip Physicians' Prescriptions
Tile single danger which threatens prop- TENNESSEE BEEF A SPECIALTY,
of shrubs and herbs, the same GOING NORTH. s
of this nature is the real carefully compounded with pure
erty danger, or
in the of
species, except case some our imaginary of destruction by forest fires. If Drugs, at reasonable prices. Leave Wildwood......... .............. 6.15a.m. si
least valuable trees, rarely spring up again. this danger and the dread of it could be removed 19-tf FERNANDINA, FLA. Leave Lake Weir Station............ 6.50 a.m.

Let us take the case of a white pine forest, or at least greatly reduced, an investment Leave Ocala................................ 8.00 a.m. ; ;
because the white is probablt.he most
valuable forest tree pine in New England. If a in young pines growing in New DR. J. D. PALMER. T. W. PALMER. Railroads. Leave Silver Spring..................... 8.30a.m.
England would promise to capital in the Leave Anthony Place.................. 9.05 a.m.
white fire this
forest of pine is destroyed by
long run larger returns than could be de- PALMER BRO'S CENTRAL AND WESTERN Leave Orange Lake .....................9.30 a.m. r
tree does not spring again, as it would FLORIDA
up rived from almost any legitimate busi- COMPANY.\ Leave Lochloosa...........,....... ....10.05 a.m. t 5 n\
under care and the land is not cov- ,
proper ness enterprise. The census investigation Leave Hawthorne...............:......10.35 a.m. j:!
ered again with growth of trees for a
considerable any The fireweed first showed that in Massachusetts during the JACKSONVILLE, June 25, 1882. Leave Dixie..............................11.02 a.m. "
makes it appearance.period. The light seed of this year 1880 fifty-two such fires were set by PH R AcniTS Commencing this date, trains on this Arrive Waldo Junction.... .........11.33 a.m.
sparks from locomotives; that forty spread road will run as follows: Trains mhi
plant is often blown for a long distance, and daily, except Sunday. t,
falling upon the bare ground germinates from carelessly burned brush-heaps ; that II M h
bunters caused thirty-seyen that nineteen 41111111 WESTWARD.Accom.. Mail.
quickly"t and finally covers the burned sur- ; ..
face with vegetation. Birds drop the seeds careless smokers dropped their lighted cigars Leave Jacksonville....... 5.15 a m 7.45 p m

of raspberries and blackberries, which find or burning ashes from their pipes andso Centre Street, near Depot, 11 Baldwin ............ 6.30 a m 8.40 p m FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE R. P.. ;
sufficient nourishment and light for germi- caused disastrous conflagrations. In three Sanderson.......... 8.25am 9.55pm

nation. "These, as they grow, cover the instances thp origin of forestfiresis ascribedto FERNANDINA FLORIDA.ABSOLUTELY Lake City...........11.00 a m 11.55 p m GOING SOUTH.

ground and afford protection to the stonesof the burning of charcoal, and in only I Arrive Live Oak............ 1.15 p m 1.15 a m Leave Fernandina.......................90.0 a.m.

the little Moreton cherry, dropped by eight cases to malice. It appears, then, that !, Ellaville............ 2.30 p ra 2.30 a m Leave Hart's Road.........................9.35a.m.
birds also, or to the light seeds of the gray the railroads are responsible for the greatest i Madison ............ 3.30 pra 3.30 a m Arrive Jacksonville..................10.40 a.m.
birch, or some of the willows or poplars, number of these fires; and that the remain- Drifton............... 5.25pm 5.30 a m
which are constantly blowing about, and der may be generally traced to sheer care- j 9* PURE Monticello........ 6.00pm 5.50am GOING NORTH. '

will'.germinate anywhere upon any unshaded lessness.As Tallahassee......... 7.30pm 7.30am Leave Jacksonville.......................4.00 p.m.
ground. These are generally the first trees a first step toward checking this evil DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED Quincy............... 9.30 a m Leave Hart's Road...................,......5.10 p.m. -
which succeed a fire-swept pine wood. But railroad corporations should be compelled Chattahoochee... 10.35 a m Arrive Fernandina.......................5.40 p.m. '
years elapse before the ground is recovered, to provide their locomotives with spark con- '* Chatta. River..... 10.55am Trains
daily except Sunday.
sumers. Another act is needed to compel. DRUGS AND CHEMICALS
even with such,trees, The cherries and the "
birch is and poplars are short-lived, and are under penalty of fine, the collection and Mail. SUNDAY TRAINS.

succeeded by more valuable broadleavedtrees. burning during the winter in which the Arrive Jacksonville....... 6.45 pm 7.30 am Leave Fernandina.... 7.30a.m. 4.30 p.m.
Squirrels and other animals deposit trees are cut of every part of them not car- Standard Patent Medicines, Baldwin............. 5.25pm 6.15am Arrive Jacksonville... 9.00 a.m. 6.00 p.m.
acorns in the ground, and the wind bringsthe ried away. A criminal act is also demandedfor Sanderson .......... 3.55 p m 4.50 a m Leave Jacksonville... 9.50 a.m. 7.15 p.m. t
seeds of maples, ashes and the valuable the punishment of any who shall mali- Lake City........... 1.20pm 2.40am Arrive Fernandina..ll.20 a.m. 8.40 p.m.
birches. Such seeds find protection among ciously or carelessly set fire to growing -f\ Fancy TOILET ArticlesTjPERFUMERY Leave Live Oak............11.35 a m 1.15 a m
the poplars and willows which, had sprung wood. On these points, however, it is more Ellaville............10.10am 11.55pm .

up, and as these die, the more valuable trees important educate public opinion than to Madison ............ 9.05am 10.50pm .
get a chance to grow and gradually occupythe frame or pass laws-which will only be en- Drifton............... 7.30am 9.05pm CONNECTIONS.
ground. This new forest of hardwood forced when people feel the need of them. A Monticello ......... 7.00am 8.45pm M(
trees, if protected from fire, will long full understanding of the forest question as Tallahassee....... 6.00am 7.30pm
the ground ; and the original pine will not it exists in New England to-day is the best UDIN'S EXTRACTS etc. Quincy.....-...... 5.30pm z
that the woods will be With New York and Fernandina Steam-
appear again until the land, long enrichedby guarantee protectedand Arrive Chattahoochee... 4.25 p m
receive the which in their ship Line from New York on Tuesday, at 9
an annual deposit of leaves, has been care economic Leave Chatt'chee River 4.15 p m i
if in other deserve.NewYork a.m.,11.10 a.m., or 5.30 : and for New
aspect no they p.m.
once more stripped of its tree covering and trains leave Jacksonville at 10
mellowed bv World. / Especial and careful attention paidto York on Thursday, at 10.25 a.m., 4.15 p.m.,
of cultivation.Such
years a.m., arrives at Baldwin at 10:45 a.m.
land nearly all New is Physicians' Prescriptions by Baldwin 2.45 or 4.50 p.m.
over England Returning, leaves at p.m.,
With and Florida Inland Steam-
freed from WHAT EVERYBODY WANTS.-Is a reliable Georgia
the plow or the scythe, and arrives at Jacksonville at 3:30 p.m., making
guarded from fire and pasturage, grows up midicine that never does any harm and that an experienced Druggist. e close connections with Florida Transit Rail- boat Company from Savannah daily except

again with pine. The different processes, prevents and cures disease by keeping the ; ,* \1R. RABB, the Manager, will sleep road for Gainesville, Ocala Leesburg and Monday; for Savannah daily except Sunday.
With the Steamer Martha from St. Mary's
however by which white pine land has been stomach in order, the bowels regular, and Cedar Key.Sleepers .
again brought into the condition to produce the kidneys and liver active. Such medi- over the store and will respond to all callsat on all night trains.CONNECTIONS. River Landings on Wednesday and Frid>. y ;
for St. Mary's River Landings on Sundayand
spontaneously another crop of pine, have cine is Parker's Ginger Tonic. It relieves night. 51 .
occupied a long period of time-so long indeed every case, and has cured thousands. See At Jacksonville by Waycross Short Line, Wednesday.

that it must extend through gen'era- other column.Tribune.A Books and Stationery. with all points North or West ; with the AT CALLAHAN.
tions of human life. The forest. fire, then, Fernandina & Jacksonville Railroad for To and from Savannah and Charleston at s;
which destroyed the pine, destroyed as well VALUABLE ADDITION.-Because it is ben- Fernandina; and with Steamers for all 7.25 and 9.40 a. m., 7.30 and 3.40 p. m. '"

the capacity of the land to produce a similar eficial to the scalp and adds to personal HORACE DREW points on the St. Johns River, Savannah or AT BALDWIN FLA.,
crop for a period of from 50 to 100 Charleston.At .
color and lustre to
years. beauty by restoring
grayor To and from Tallahassee at 4.20 and 10.40a.
The damage inflicted upon the land is, of faded hair, is why Parker's Hair Balsamis Bookseller, Stationer, Baldwin with the Florida Transit Railroad 2.27 and 9.50
course, not irreparable in a climate like that such a popular dressing.To Printer and Binder. for all South Florida Ocklawaha River, m., p. m.
of New England, where the annual rainfall or Gulf points without change of cars; also AT HAWTHORNE, '

is sufficient always to insure a growth of strengthen and build up the system, a for Cedar Key and Steamers to Gulf ports. To and from Palatkaat 10.45 a.m.and 2.40

trees of some sort upon undisturbed ground, trial will convince you that Brown's Iron School Books and Orange Wraps At Live Oak, by Nos. 5 and 6, with the p.m. .y
and sooner or later in the ordinary workingsof Bitters is the best medicine made. Savannah, Florida & Western Railroad, for AT WILDWOOD. ..
Nature's laws forests will succeed each NOW A SPECIALITY. Albany or Savannah.At With Stage Line to and from Brooksville ,
other here; but in some parts of the country Tallahassee with St. Marks\ Branch
and Tampa daily except Sunday. 'i tAT
where the rainfall is so slight that there is a Valuable Orange Lands for Sale. Railroad on Tuesdays Thursdays and Sat-
constant and severe struggle between the Tracts containing twenty acres each of S5* Liberal discounts to Teachers and urdays. CEDAR KEY, FLA., 4
forest and the plain, and where trees under choice, high hammock land on Orange Lake Trade. Special prices and Catalogue: free on At Chattahoochee River with Steamers With Florida & Havana Mail Steamship
the most favorable conditions barely exist, suitable for orange growing and truck farm- application. Chattahoochee on Sundays, and Evering- Company's Steamers for Key West: on Monday -
a fire not only kills the forest, but it makes ing, arc now offered for sale. These landsare 59 W. BAY STREET ham on Thursdays for Apalachicola, and and Thursday; for Tampa on :Monday: t
any future growth of trees impossible. Wen very conveniently situated for transpor- returning on Tuesdays and Saturdays for and Friday.For .
New England are more fortunate; and it tation, by water or rail, and will be sold on JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Columbus, Ga. information respecting routes, rates,
is entirely within our power to regulate the terms to suit purchasers. Titles are unques- j. s. MCELROY, etc., apply to k
composition of our forests, and maintain a tionable. Also valuable timber lands in Wanted to Rent, Master of Transportation.W. A. MAcDONELL,
proper proportion between forest areas aqd large bodies. G. R. FAIRBANKS, A Piano. Address H., P. 0. Box 56, :M.: DAVIDSON, Gen'l Ticket and Pass. Agent.D. .
farming land. February 16, 1882. Fernandina, Fla. 52 Fernandina, Fla- General Manager. MAXWELL:: Gen'l] Supt. 21



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THE FLORIDA MIRROR. Improvements in Fernandina.The Houghton's Compound Range of Thermometer Masonic.

1.1' march of improvement has been very FOR THE WEEK ENDING FRIDAY, JAUUABY 5HORSEY's Regular communications of Amelia
in Fernandina during the last DRUG STORE.
$ .oo A YEAR; $1.00 FOR SIX MONTHS year. AND CORRODING No. 47, F. & A. :M., for the year 1883 :
: This has been shown not in the
+' erec-
a i S i; January 22. July 16.
and t
"i tion of new buildings, but also in the gen- manymill men locomotive en- 6. Wind" February 19. August 13.
Reflections. Po.
i.ci 1\ J.. eral attention given to those lesser matters, gineers in this neighborhood and along the It'4 C'1 m co: March 19. September 10.

. : ,, 1 The German bark Mentor, Captain such as fences, sidewalks, planting of trees considerable line of railroad, the Mirror has experienced Saturday.....Dec.30 142 54 J 58 431 NW. May April 21.16. XovemWr OctolHT 15.

and trouble on account of the fomenting ........... 12.
dock for shrubbery, which indicate an interestin Sunday .31 44 58 58 53 NW. June 18. December
;! ':. Schultz is loading at the steamship home ties and home interests. of the water in its steam boiler, Monday ......Jan. 1 52 60 60 56 NE. December 28. 10.

' Wm. Lawtey. caused by the bad quality of the water used Tuesday............. 2 53 62 60 54 NE.
The walls of the new Episcopal Churchof Wednesday........ 3 56 64 &l 60 NE. At 7:30 p. m. Visiting brethren fiaternally
Mrs. B. E. Seegar has leased Colonel Do- for the generation of steam. Recently,
St.-Peter's, on Centre street have been Thursday........ 4 62 70 70 68 I N. invited attend..
zier's large dwelling, and has opened a first- built and-enclosed, and the church will be through the kindness of :Mr. B. F. Gilder.* Friday................ 5 64 76 76 70 E. J. E. "..\ DELL, W. M

class boarding-honse. a fine specimen of church architecture. It sleeve, chief engineer of the steamship C. H. BERG Secretary. ,

I' ; Quite a large number of vessels are now is built of concrete, in early English per- Western Texas, we have been furnished witha MABINE.Port -..

' in port, many of which are. from foreign with lancet compound fluid known as Houghton's Nassau
f'i pendicular style, windows, open Chapter No. 23, R. A. M., holds its
t ports. Sailors of various nationalities abound timber roof, covered with metallic shingles, Compound, which has obviated all this dif- of Fernandina.HIGH regular convocations on the Wednesday fol-

,'; in the streets, ,and with its thick walls and substantial ficulty. Houghton's Compound is a prepa- WATER. lowing each regular communication: of Amelia
I ration which prevents the fomenting and Saturday, Jan. 6...... 5:35: A.M. 5:57P.M. -
:: ,. ,f There must have been a broad smile in timbers seems capable of lasting for genera- Lodge, at 7:30 o'clock sharp.
corroding of steam boilers.. It is used the Sunday, 7...... 6:27" 6:48
: the City Council when the canvass of the tions. Monday, 8...... 7:17" 7:40 Transient companions fraternally invitedto

vote on the bond question was made. For The fine large building of the Convent of Mallory Line steamships and Mr. Gilder- Tuesday 9...... 8:07 8:31"Wednesday attend. W. F. SCOTT, H. P.

Bonds 9:; Against Bonds, 289. the Sisters presents a fine appearance, and sleeve, who has received the agency for the 10..... 8:55" 9:19" W. A. JONES, Secretary.
is ,sale of it in this State, is trying to introduceit Thursday, 11...... 9:39 10:01: "
weather is the at every way creditable to the zeal and energy "
The as frequently case in this section. It has been Friday, 12....10:23 10:44
this time of the year, is foggy. Thecold air of the Roman Catholics of this city and successfullyused New Advortim intnts.rj. .
at the railroad machine in this
diocese. It is built of brick shops ENTERED.
two full stories
' from the North and,the warmth of the sea ,
city, and on the locomotives of the Bruns-
water beget a confused state of the atmos- and occupies a commanding position.Mr. Dec. 29-Bark Nicola, E. C. Smith, New s. AVERY
Huot's fine brick block, built of the wick & Albany Railroad, and we can add York ; rock for jetties. Of the Profile House White)
phere. to its excellence. The 29-Brig Geo. E. Dale A. A. Moun-
best our own testimony fierce, and
Philadelphia brick, and ornamentedwith tains New York and Boston
We are glad to'noti'c that Ash street is compound, can be obtained through Mr. Mayaguez; oranges, to master.!
. artificial stone work, is much admired Gildersleeve. 29-Sch. Kit Carson, A. S. Harding, BARBER AND FRISEUR
,. .among the new buildings in the city. We Bermudas brick, to master. ,

have already given a full description of the 30-Sch. Lizzie Carr, A. P. Hatch, Bel- AT EGMONT: HOTEL.
street, and is likely to become some day a Change of Schedule. fast; ice, to J. C. Read.
business street. Commencing with Sunday, the 7th, trainson Jan. 1-Brig Emma L. Hall,J. Duffy Martinique Hair-Cutting and Shampooing done for
On Centre street the new house of D. E. the Fernandina & Jacksonville Railroad ; oranges, to C. Cointy. Ladies and Children.
The New York office of the Mallory Steamship Maxwell, the General Superintendent of the will leave Fernandina 3-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, Ladies waited upon at their residences. 4BROWN'
' J I. Line has notified Mr. R. W. South- Florida Transit & Peninsular Railroad, attracts daily, except Sunday, Savannah with freight and pas-
at 11:35: a. m. and 6:15: m. and leave Jacksonville -
that the p. sengers, to J. A. Mercier.
wick, agent in this city, oranges much attention. It is built in the
Yorkin at 9 a, m. and 3:35: p. m, Sunday 1-Sch. F. A. Server, R.T. Spaulding.
the Carandelet reached New
shipped by Queen Anne style,under the skilful superin- trains leave Fernandina at 5 p. m., Jackson. New Lowndes ; rock, for jetties.

good condition.The tendence of Robert Schuyler, Esq.,architect, ville 9:45 3-S. S. Western Texas, New York,
steamer Henry Burden, formerly of this city. Risk, 1,210 tons ; with freight
and passengers, to R. W.South-
I' well known on the St. John's River, was in On the corner of Sixth street and Centre THE BABY. wick.

port yesterday bound from Savannah to St. Mr. Swann is remodelling his house in a :Most young married couples have a "first 3-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, $

Johns bar to operate as a dredge boat to very ornate and beautiful manner, from baby," except in rare cases, when they have Savannah, with freight and passengers -
twins. Then they have two first babies. to J. A. Mercier, Agent.
the channel.In .
deepen plans prepared by Mr. Schuyler.On "
I The first baby is always a remarkable child. 5-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, IRON
the case of L'Engle vs. the schooner the southeast corner of Fourth and Such physical beauty, such intellectual Savannah ; with freight and passengers -

Xebec, in admiralty, the sum of $1,000 was Ash streets, Mr. P. Kelly has greatly improved quickness and genius, and such moral per- to J. A. Mercier.

+ awarded by Judge Settle, of the United his residence. On the southwest fection were never before united in one be- 5-Bark Mentor, Schultz, St. Marys ;
\ ing. Other babies may be all very well in to Wm. Lawtey. BITTERS
States District Court, to the owners of the corner Mr. Mullarkey has erected a large their way, but this first baby is something CLE.RED.Dec. .

tug for services in extinguishing the fire on and handsome house. peculiarly marvelous. All its aunts rave trill
board the Xebec. On Third street a large addition to the over it,and even its uncles are moved to say, 30-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, cure dyspepsiaheartburn, malaria
\ Florida House is now building, which will Keecher-keecher-keecher," and chuck it Savannah, with freight and pas- kidney disease, liver complaint,
A correspondent of the Palatka Herald under the chin with a fore-finger, by way of sengers, by J. A. Mercier. and other wasting diseases. "
from Georgetown, on Lake George, reports double the capacity of that popular hotel. ingratiating themselves with the infant.Of Jan. 2-City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, Savannah -

frost and ice. The thermometer indicated On Sixth street, between Centre and Ash, course the fond parents think that the with freight and pas-
Mr. Dan Kelly has built a very neat two- infant must be photographed. The world at sengers, by J. A. Mercier.
28 on one night and 30 on the next. Ba- story residence.On a distance should not be denied the opportunity ?4-S. P.City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald,

", nana leaves are killed, guavas scorched,and of gazing upon its lineaments; a Savannah; with freight and pas- BROWH'SIRON
the tops of limes are shedding their leaves. Sixth street, between Centre and record should be kept of its loveliness. So sengers, by J. A. Mercier.
; Alachua, Mr. Dotterer has erected a very some fine sunshiny day they go to a photo-- 4-Sch. Charlotte T.Sibley.T. G.Bart-
No material damage. handsome Queen Anne cottage, designedand grapher. Then the first baby immediately lett, Philadelphia ; lumber, by
The steamship Western Texas arrived at begins to quarrel and fret and look less beau- J. C. Read.
this Tuesday morning from New York, executed under the skillful hand of Mr. tiful than usual, although he is all dressedup 5-S. S. Western Texas, Risk, New
port Schuyler, the architect, who has done so in his best clothes. He wants things York, 1,210 tons ; with freight
and left here on her return trip yesterday much towards the improvement of Fernan- that he sees in photographer's show-case, and passengers, by R. W. South- BITTERSenriches
morning, with the following cargo : 259 bales dina. and not obtaining them begins loudly to wick.

cotton, 711 barrels rosin, 200 logs cedar, 250 protest. He refuses to yield to pacificatory
On Seventh street, Mr. Hedges has built a blandishments,and keecher-keecher-keecher : IN PORT. the blood and purifies the
boxes 19 barrels I
boxes cedar, 1,167 oranges, very neat and substantial brick residence, to fails to soothe. At last his turn comes. The Bark Nicola, Smith. system; cures weakness, lack of

.oranges, 40 barrels syrup, 242 packages hides be occupied by Mr. Pratt Thompson.On mother wants him in a certain position.The Bark Mentor, Schuitz. energy, etc. Try a bottle.
and skins, 59 packages merchandise.We photographer does not approve of that Brig Sarah Wallace, Jones.
Eighth and Ninth streets several neat position, and the baby won't have it. Fin- Brig Angelia Mitchell. ,.
learn that the depth of water on the dwellings have been erected during the year. ally a compromise is effected. The photo- Brig Geo. E. Dale, Pierce.

bar has been very good lately, and'vessels At the foot of Centre street Major Duryeeis grapher jingles a bell, clucks like a hen and Brig Emma L, Hall, Duffy. "

drawing 16 feet have gone to sea without erecting a handsome brick block for busi- raps with a stick all at once, hoping therebyto Brig Emiline, Urquhart.Sch. BROWH'SIROH
attract the attention of the first but
baby ; Emily E. Davis, Pierce.
be noticed in this
difficulty. A point to ness purposes. The walls are of Philadel- when the picture comes out there are found Sch. William Wilson, Bradley.

connection is that every foot of depth added phia pressed brick:, with cast-iron columns. three or four impressions overlaying each Sch. Elwood Doran. .

increases its National and State importance The style is ornate, and the building will other like the scales of a fish. A second sit- Sch. Aldytha Nelson.
ting is taken, and the photographer steeps Sch. Xebec. Dunham.
as a deep sea harbor. This bar is well knownto add much to the of that
his soul in perjury by telling the infant thatif Sch. Nellie S. Jerrell, Ludlam.
be permanent in its character, and not Centre street. he will hold still a white mouse will run Sch. Kit Carson, Harding. .

subject to sudden changes or variations. On Second street Mr. Oakes is erecting a out of the camera. The result of this is a Sch. Lizzie Carr, Hatch. BITTERSis
picture,slightly shaky, with the mouth open.A .
large building for a planing mill and wood-
Convention To-day. third picture is attempted when, at the
I Delegates to the
City Tax-collector's Notice. the Iron that
working machinery, which will add to the critical moment, the baby sets up a pro- only preparation
.' ,1 At the precinct meeting held Thursday facilities for building in our city. longed howl. Thus are the rosy hours be- Notice is hereby given that all the city does not color the teeth,and will not
night for the purpose of selecting delegates guiled.At taxes remaining unpaid on the first day of cause headache or constipation, as .
.,. The water front of the city has been improved -
to the Callahan convention, which meets today last a good picture is obtained and numerous February next will be advertised and sold! other Iron preparations will.
for the of recommending to by the erection of additional wharvesat copies are ordered. They are sent in accordance with law.JAMES .
b purpose the foot of Broome street. The facilitiesfor to the remotest friends and relatives. This E. MEDDAUGH, .
candidates for certain
Gov. Bloxham's loading vessels are now extensive and would cause great excitement in distant Collector.
county officers, the following gentlemenwere convenient.. lands if it were not for one thing. It is that Fernandina, Fla., January 3, 1882.
chosen : everywhere the likeness goes it finds some BROWH'SIROH
DELEGATES. ALTERNATES We have much reason for encouragementin .other young couple with a first baby, who Last Notice to TaxPayers.I .
B Van Ness the steady growth of our island city. We are equally of opinion that their baby is the
Patrick Kelly, J. will be at Mr. Brovrnson's Book Store
R. M. Henderson, Saml. A. Swann, only need unity of action, a common desireto finest in the world ; indeed, disparaging between con-this every day during January, for the purposeof

J. J. Acosta, R. Ferreira, promote the general welfare, and an active trasts are almost surelyiitawn other first to the ; receiving the State and County Taxes for
J. A. Ellermann, Fre ". J. Lohman, photograph and the baby, 1882. My books will close January 31, 1883,
interest in reasonable
John McDermott, David J. Taylor, Jr., promoting every disavantage of the photograph. Yet young after which time all property on which the
F. W. Simmons, A. Seydell, project for adding to our business and pop- couples will doubtless go on photographingfirst taxes remain unpaid will be advertised for BITTERS

'I G. N. Saussy, Win. Bell, ulation.In babies. sale. Come up quick and save costs.

It Charles H. Berg, Wm. Sharpe, our city matters we shall find that in WARREN F. SCOTT, Ladies and all sufferers from neu
Ed. Mordecai, Gabriel Hernandez, Hotel Arrivals. Collector Revenue Nassau County.
Minus McCleary, Henry Barker, union is strength. Fernandina, Fla., December 30, 1882. ralgia, hysteria, and kindred complaints
Jas. Bell. J. E. Wandell.Cinderella. EGMONT.J ,will find it without an equal.
Council Proceedings.The F Leach, wife, two children and maid,
City Council held a regular meetinglast Mrs D E Park, C D Willard, Washington, City Scrip
DC ; C E Henderson, Indianapolis, Ind ; For sale at market rates, in amounts not less
e There was a very large attendance at Lyceum Wednesday night. Present : F.C. Suh- C C Rushing and wife, Kokomo, Ind; L G than $25. J. FRED LOHMAN.

Hall on Monday evening to greet the rer, president, and Aldermen A very,P.Williams Dennis, Gainesville; 0 W Pearce, Fayetteville Fernandina, Fla., December 30, 1882. tf -

performance of Cinderella by the young Oakes, R. :McDonald, Joseph and N C; Geo Lauder T M Carnegie, L :M ---- ----- ---
Lake. Morris Pittsburgh ; C M Priest, A Feist Asi
A number of well arranged
people. very Leffler J L Acosta. Col John C Nichols,
: tableaux preceded the play, and the appreciative The petition of the Town Improvement Savannah, Ga-, J W Bushnell, Ocala ; C B

.:, audience, young and old, testified Company, asking permission to erect a Dibble, Rosewood; John T Walker, 'V E

their pleasure by continued applause. The wooden building on Centre street dock, to Livingston, Jacksonville; Hallis Hastings, ;(
Richards H 0 Fletcher
Geo T Cutler, E S ,
however be used as a market was read and referredto
main interest of the evening, cen- ,
Boston ; J Jordan. Waldo: F A Salomonson,
tered in the representation of that world Committee on Streets and. Public Im Ocala; Mrs G T M Davis, Miss Alice Howard II* *

wide favorite Cinderella, which will never provements.The Cady, Miss Bidwell, D S Hines and wife .
? lose its interest for young or old. The parts following bills were ordered paid : Peter Jackson, wife and child, New York ; FINE FAMILY GROCERIES: >
P W Dans and wife, Geo F Copeland, Buck-
I well Pay roll of marshal and police for
were well cast, the young people were ton :Mass
,; it up in their parts, and the dressing was remarkably December. 1882............................$162.50 1* ,;' *

H, handsome and appropriate. The Edward Bailey, removing garbage for List of Letters
November and December. 1882...... 30.00
'' crowded house was, as we hope is always Remaining in the Post-Office Fernandina EMBRACING NEARLY EVERYTHING IN THIS LINE, ALSO IN THAT OF
Samuel A. Swann, rent of Council
: the case in Fernandina, attentive and or- rooms, from March 1,1882, to Jan- Nassau county, Florida, Jan. 6, 1883.

I derly. There were, it is true, a few very uary 1,1883. ........... .................... 125.00C. Persons calling for these letters must say FANCY IMPORTED GROCERIES.

small boys, probably unaccustomed to the A. Haley, services as Mayor for advertised: *.,

of society who occasionally November and December, 1882...... 66.67 Barber, Noyes Johns. Rose
long shrill noises, which were not becoming W. F. Wood,Jr., services as Clerk for Cunningham, Elizb'hLottery,
December, 1882............................ 41.66P. Cottelle, George 'V1cJ etton, Harry
the time or place. We hope this gentle DunhamA G Newton, H M
Ash street from QUALITY.
Kelly grading
hint will not be lost. Our Lyceum Hall is a Ennes, Emma G Pittman J G
Second to Seventh, and other work 72.95H.
credit to our city, and the audiences assem- Flovd. Molley Purdie, C
E. Dotterer, for merchandise fur- Galloway Frank G Smith, J S ,.. ESPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO SELECTIONS OF
\ bled there represent our best society. nished city................................... 3.10F. Gavini, Dorha Smallwood, Temple
: f We have heard the suggestion made by W. Hoyt & Co., for kerosene fur- I I Hegins, John Soulee, J I ..J..f..h -+-

!( V persons who were very much pleased by the nished city................................... 19.14A Hauslin, Stepney Trisem. Juda I. JFINE TEAS ND COFFEES -
j;",' pleasant entertainment of Monday night, communication from W. B. C. Duryee, : Henton, Wallace Willots, Bell =
i *
McLellan Easter +
Smith tti'THE
..,,' ,: that another entertainment of similar character in relation to redemption of city bonds, was Williams, ChasNO

I4 I- '\ would be very acceptable.Great read and referred to Committee on Finance. OFFICE. BEST GOODS OF THIS DESCRIPTION THAT CAN BE PROCUBED.

credit is due to the young people President Suhrer having been called away, Rose, Long, Peryes Mill.
SAM'I. T. P. M.
'.*: and their friends who assisted them for the Alderman Avery was requested to take the RIDDELL.

',"' f decided success which rewarded their pains- chair. Real Estate NEW GOODS Received by Every Steamer.

. ; taking efforts in getting up so well, and at After a short speech by Alderman Oakes,
- or'sale.. Two desirable lots, well located.
. ., such short notice, such an agreeable enter- on the subject of the late election of December Apply to ; W. S. RAWSON. .

i"} ., I 'I I i j tainment. 18, 1882, Council adjourned. Fernandina, Fla., January 6,1882-tf. Cor. Second and Centre St"", ., FERXANDIXA.*,\.

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