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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 13, 1883
Publication Date: 1878-
Frequency: semiweekly[<1894-1899>]
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triweekly[ former <1890-1891>]
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Fernandina (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Nassau County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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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>.
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: v o. y. I FERNANDINA: FLA., SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 1883. NO. s. ';

STATE NEWS. Jllllsborough. NEW YORK. who combines McCullough's magnificentstage The H. E. Church South. '

Colonel W. T. Haskins has. this season, "-- presence with Barrett's subtlety and The following appointments of preachew- .

Alachua. picked from the trees on his lotin town 13- DEATH OF A METROPO TAN.cn RACTER-G.UN8 Booth's refinement, but in the passages for the year 1883 were made at the recenf _'

F.URBANKs.-Having seen nothing recently 000 oranges. The lot is but 105 feet square, AND LOSSE8-FOiDNESS"* 'THE' LATE RUSSIAN which require the ebullition of unrestrained conference in Jacksonville: s

in your valuable paper about our and there is a house on it 82x32 feet. Thisis VICE-CONSUL FOR, HIGH PLAYSVLMI animal nature he falls below McCullough.His TALLAHASSEE DISTRICT.J. .

thriving little village, I have concluded to the way Tampa's sand bed pro- MORSE'S NEW PLATS-WAL- voice then does not sustain him. It ATKINS-Presiding Elder. '

furnish you a few items that your many duces. Ten acres in such trees would be a LACK AT HIS OWN THEATRE becomes harsh and throaty like Booth's at Tallahassee-H.Leon Circuit H. Kennedy.
-Richardson.Monticel .
readers may know something of us. Our fortune.-We were shown by Mrs. Henrythe BUSINESS CHANGES-BILLIARD times. I have gone to theatres for many lo Station-T. W. Moore. W t

village is decidedly on the up grade," and most magnificent tea rose we ever saw. GOSSIP, years, and have seen some magnificent stage Waukeena Circuit-E. J. Holmes. ", .'t ,

promises. in the near future, to be a beautiful It is by actual measurement six inches! To the Editor of The Mirror:,' pictures, but the manner in which the Union Circuit-S. B. Black. .

l place. A number of lots have been across, and nearly eighteen inches in circumference NEW YoRK jljniary 6,, 1883. Roman rabble was, managed on the stager in CrawfurdvilleCircuit-WGBoothe.Quincy Station-A. Woodberry. 1f ::

4 purchased recently and the parties will around the points of the petals.It In the death of Mr d) |rd Stern,-Russian all those exciting scenes which eventuallyled Liberty-to.:be supplied. ,r. *:., ,.k '_ ;

build on them. Frazier Bros., recently is of a lovely pink tint, and its fragranceis Vice-Consul in this' citY,rnietropolitan to the downfall- and banishment of a)rio- Little River t ircut-R'H. H wren. .. .:

from Kentucky have purchased Mr. J. C. exquisite. This rose grew in Mrs. Henry's life loses one bf its most I .interesting adven- lanus'was perfection. Altogether, a tragedyhas Gadsden Apalachicola Circuit-A.and A.Carrabelle Barnett.--W. M.: .

Balis' stock of goods and are adding to their garden, in the sandy soil of Tampa, and was turers. He was not a man' among not been presented for years in this cityon i \Vatts. a '

stock daily. They are also having a large picked after the recent unusually! cold the people he knew- popir knew almost so grand a scale. It is the event of the Greenville Circuit-C. W. Morrison. .:.

and commodious store-room put up which, weather. It will be sent to Michigan to everybody but his i 'history and theatrical season. Perjy Mission to be supplied by J. S. Bar-:
nett C. E. Dowman
being under the supervision of Capt. W. L. give the dwellers in that frozen region a pluck, even under the most. exacting circumstances With the first of January come many College, Oxford. Ga. Professor: in Emory t d

Finger of Yulee. will be completed in a few glimpse of Florida sunshine.-Tampa Tri made him one of those persons changes in business failures, retirementsand LIVE OAK DISTRICT.

weeks, when our new merchants promise us bune. whom one cannot overlook. Of moral sensibility dissolutions. Although the year 1882 II. B. FR\ZEE, Presiding Elder. .1'r

a stock of general merchandise second to The steam dredge Alabama is at anchor at he had but little He was a Rus- was signalized by general prosperity, yet Madison Madison-Circuit P. Murray.T. J.'Philips..
none in this State. Among the late arrivalsto the mouth of the river and. we learn, will sian, and if ever;;*U lie'aphorism of the cele- certain lines of business suffered. The fire Ellavalle and Belleville-Jas. Graham.

our town are Mr. Upson and family, of proceed to remove the rock in the channel brated French tesman J*' scratch a Rus- insurance business was particularly hard Troy Circuit-R. B. Bryan. .

Illinois ; Mrs. Sweet and son, of New York; which has so long obstructed the passage of sian and you will find a'*Tartar beneath," hit, and I am informed that several com- Old Town Mission-to be supplied.'

Mr. Keith and family, of Tennessee; D. L. steamers up to the wharf. We hope that was practically illustrated; furnished the panies propose to go out of business. The Jasper White Springs Circuit-Circuit-W.T. J. Nixon.H. T. Roberta. -#

Frazier and wife and brother of Kentucky ; the work contemplated may prove more means. He was married no'less than three .old and established Tradesmen opened the Live Oak Circuit McK. F. McCook.

Mrs Frederic and Mrs. Flagg of Illinois ; advantageous and effectual than that done times, and had as many divorce suits to de- year by deciding to retire, and they reinsure Columbia Circuit-T. S. Armistead. t
Mrs. Mullin and child of Indiana. We their risks in the Standard of Lake City-R, L. Honiker
( under a former appropriation of Congress.The fend. Some months ago he was publicly England. )Ir. St. Mary's Mission-W. 0. Hampton.

have good Sabbath school, which continuesto i remainder of the soldiers of Battery caned in front of i ..the Hoffman House, by T. T. Brown, who has been the mainstay of Lake Butler-J. H. D. McRae.. ,I '.,

grow in numbers and interest under the G took their departure Thursday on the Mr. Druilhet, the father t>f ljast wife. The the company for a score of years, and whois Newnansville Circuit-S. ".. Tomkies. ,

leadership of our faithful and earnest super- 'I steamer Alabama en route to St. Augustine, old gentleman is the leading member of a an insurance man of exceptional brightness GAINESVILLE DISTRICT. ,.", *

intendent, Mr. J. II. Vandiveres, who is the where they will join their command. The rich firm of wine il11portersJand while being and capacity told me that he for one Gainesville-F.H. E. PARTRIDGE Pasco., Presiding Elder. .

right man in the right place. Our day Government schooner, which was ifeed for the embodiment of French politenessand thought it wise to give up a business when Starke and Waldo-J. A. Castel.

school numbers about fifty pupils, all of conveying supplies to the garrison, also left honor, he is also very irascible. Stern there was seemingly no chance of making Hawthorne Circuit-W. H. Steinmeyer.

whom are progressing rapidly under the I for Mobile: on Thursday, where she will treated his wife so badiy'fha she was com- money, rather than postpone retiring until Micanopy Areher Circuit-S. E. Phillips
C. .
supervision of their highly-esteemed teacher, I doubtless remain. Thus the garrison is now pelled to leave.hi m. Not co ,; therewith, you had a loss to put down. The Trade- Brotison and Cedar Key-J. P. DePass.

Miss Jeana Watts, of Massachusetts, who is entirely deserted, the last vestige of oc- Stern, in a very, 'ctfwardly manner, spoke men's at present can pay a handsome divi- Levy Mission-J. S. Collier. !

quite an adept in managing a school. Our cupancy having departed.TampaGuardian. disparaginglyof her among other men, and dend to its stockholders, a thing which it Marion Ocala-E. L. T. Blake. P
farmers are all busy putting out oran egroocs Monroe.We his remarks were, of course, repeated to his might not have been able to do had the re- Anthony Circuit-J.Place Circuit C. Pace.-R. M. Tydings. i

and planting their seeds for an early had occasion to visit the hempcleaning father-in-law, who took: the above very tirementbeen postponed another six months.Mr. Withlacoochee l1sslOn-'V R. Reason-
garden The of the latter will Brown becomes of the Standard over. :
crop. acreage establishment of Mr T. J. Ferguson & practical means of showing Stern what he manager
be large this season, owing to our many recruits of his behavior. Company, and there he will be the right Leesburg and Yalaha-J. W. Hanger, Jr. ,t.
Son last week, which i is located near the thought Sumter CtrcUlt-W. C. Collins one to be =
in the agricultural line. Colonel I. Marine Hospital. All the machinery neces- Stern was a very bold speculator in Wall man in the right place. supplied by E. D. Lewter; A. C. Lee Gette, .
John Balis ((8 prince of good fellows;), who Billiard circles interested
are greatly over Supernumerary.
all Russians immensely fond
street and.like
sary for cleaning hemp is in readiness but ,
has recently retired from the mercantile him the projected visit to this country of Vignaux, JACKSONVILLE DISTRICT.C. .
of It is said of that he lost
very little work in this direction has been high play.
business here, may be seen daily passing to the French FULWOOD Presiding Elder.
least half dozen but his champion. Very advantageous 4
done as yet. We found young Mr.Fergusonand at fortunes mental Jacksonville-E. H. Harman. .
and fro with his tennis and implements, preparing offers have been made to him, and it is be-
two men engaged in another branch of elasticity was such that he easily recovered La Villa and Brooklyn-J. B. Ley.
to swell the number of crates shipped from blow and forthwith l set out to lieved that he will accept. Slosson is anx- Duval Circuit-T. W. Moore. ..,
industry however which is likely to pay a .
from this station. The orange-grove boom ious to make a match with championat Fernandina-A. A. Robinson. ; i.,
He died worth about
another. $200-
better than cleaning hemp. They were make : Nassau Mission-A. G. Baker. : '
has struck us, quite a number having already manufacturing a.mineral. paint,. the. _materialof 000. Among a certain class 'o f' men i lie was cushion caroms and with extended balk ,King's Ferry and Hilliard. Russell. 4. ,

been put out, and many more preparing for which was recently discovered on the ,greatly ad mi red ToTTh"is SKlVlcoolness; -and! lines. Sexton, the American champion, :Mandarin Mission-E. T. Ley. J J
it. Our most energetic and enterprising in will probably accommodate him. A billiard Palatka and Green ve--'V.. Dunbar.St. f
He bad his
borders of the Everglades in Dade county. nerve at poker. once. a party O. A. Hiscock.
citizen, Col. C. D. Furman, is, as usual, tournament, to be played in February, is Augustine -
where the cards
It Is found in certain low lands or basins room at his hotel were Fruitland Circuit-J. C. Smith.
ahead with his improvements to talked of. It is to be the
pressing for twelve somethingon planof Volusia Mission-A. A. Presbrey.
some ten inches. below the surface of the dealt almost uninterruptedly
his already lovely home. He is now extending that for the Roche emblem, and an effortis Norwalk Iision-to: be supplied. .
of hours. He member of the Turf Club
soil in layers about five inches thick. It was a ,
his rose-hedge in front of his residence, to be made to get all the great players of Altoona Circuit-W. R. Johnson.
is' a mineral caked clay hard and brittle and, of course, one of the main supporters of Tavares Mission-W. Williams. -
which will add greatly to the beauty and the world together.A '
and of. a pale yellow color. It contains baccarat, which was played there to such an Sanford-C. A. Saunders.
value of his magnificent home.-Gainesville Lake Circuit T.
some mineral oil properties which give the extent as to make the daijy papers disclaim WRECKED CONCERN. Jessup Bishop.
Orlando Circuit-A. Peeler.
Bee 6.
January clay an adhesive quality when pulverized against it. I saw him in the club house at Apopka Circuit-W. F. Norton, and one

Columbia. Mr. Ferguson burns this material to a red Saratoga one evening when he lost $20,000at INSOLVENCY OF THE KNICKERBOCKER LIFE IN- to be supplied. 0. W. Ransom, Super-

The following statement of the exports color and when pulverized it looks precisely roulette with the nonchalance that lesser SURANCE CQ\IPANY-APPOINT\IENT A RECEIVER. OF numerary.

from Lake City during the month of December like red ochre. mortals show when lose at bil- Kisisimmee Mission j -P. L. Smith.
When mixed into they a game The announcement has been made in New Indian River Mission-W. A. Simmons.

: paint, Mr. Ferguson says, that it is better liards.It I York of the insolvency of the Knickerbocker TAMPA DISTRICT.R. .
1.427 bales sea island cotton............$142,700 than paint, and will keep is such characters as these that give Life Insurance Company of that city, and H. BARNETT, Presiding Elder.
250( tons cotton seed........................ 2,875 copper worms 'I the appointment of Senator Charles H. Russell Tampa-J. J. Seally.
2.531 Ibs. hides................................ 404 from the bottom of vessels. The supply of .Jscw York like that strange spice of cosmo- as receiver. Clear Water Circuit-H. S. Miller.
12,889lbs. 376 the material of this mineral paint i is no doubt politanism which makes it- so attractive to Just after the close of the war this company Bartow Circuit-W. C. Jourdan.

275,000ft. 3,475 very extensive on the borders of. the Everglades the student of manners and morals. But opened an agency: in this city, doingan Fort Mead District-C. E. I'elot.
-- and Mr. the relations of these bril- immense business, many of our best citizens Alafia Circuit-M. H. Parker .
Total for December.................$149, 30 Ferguson's; discovery is an- knowing family taking out policies fur large amounts. Fort Dade Circuit-G. W. Mitchell.
[The above does not include the 102.000 other source of wealth of South Florida.Mr. liant meteors on the social horizon one cannot The Knickerbocker did the largest businessof Brooisville Circuit-J. T. Shands.

pounds of freight forwarded by the Southern Ferguson is also manufacturing a fer- help pitying their wives. Little indeedis any insurance company in Savannah and Hernando sion-W. Davies.
tilizer from night soil, which will no doubtbe the pleasure they get.I the South at one time, and took away hundreds Panasoffkee Mission-Supplied by J. l'tr
during the same niothjNOVEMBER ]
Express Company of thousands of dollars from this
; sec- Mays.
of great benefit to our truck farmers met Salmi Morse, theproprietor of the
on '
EXPORTS. there numberof F. It. E. T. Gates Su
tion. At present are a large Manatee- Bridges ; ,
1.013 bales sea island cotton............$101,300 the keys.-Key West Democrat. much-talked-about Passion Play," the policy holders here, although there has pernumerary.Manatee .

,: 70 tons cotton seed......................... 770 St. Johns. other afternoon, and walked up with him to been no agency in this city for a number of Mission-to be supplied.

, 1,800 Ibs. hides ............................... 216 in connection with his hotel. He assured me that he was goingto years. Medora :Mission M. H. Outland.
i 22,000ft. lumber............................ 2,200)() Everything the Jacksonville oratorio ad- The announcement of the insolvencycauses Pine Let el Circuit-J. D. Rogers.
l 832 gals, syrup...... ............ ............. 291 St. Augustine & Halifax River bring out his play, or as by no surprise in insurance circles, as it Fort Ogden Circuit-T. A. Branch. .
1 Railroad is progressing as satisfactorily as vice of counsel he calls it now, if it cost him has been known for several years that the Oak Hill Mission-Supplied by A. M. San-,

j Total for November..................$104,777 ohe could wish for. The road-bed is all his money. Mayor Grace refused his application company's available assets did not equal its ford.
any he has renewedit liabilities, and since 1878 it has not been allowed Caloosa atchee-\V. E. Collier. I
for license but
OCTOBER EXPORTS. now finished, and all the ties arc now cut a to assume new risks. There are differences Fort \Ivers-E. H. Giles.J. .
J 578 bales of sea i island cotton ...........$58,700 to Mayor Edaon and if Mr. Edson is like-
and for to the which Johnstone transferred to North
J 132,000 ft. 1 lumber.......!.................... 1,320 ready laying. One engine left New of opinion as causes B. t
wise reluctant to him to produce the about the failure of the Conference.
t 5K>u tons cotton seed..... ........... ........ 1.080 York on Tuesday. December, for Jacksonville permit brought company Georgia
4,400 Ibs. hides................................ 484 b} rail. On the 20th two schoonerswere play then he will invoke the aid of the some of which are not creditable to the
of the Mr.
present president company, THE Mirror regrets that through the inadvertence
kind of in
courts. Mr. Morse is a a genius
chartered rails
Jacksonville .
and his associates.As
Total for October........................$61,584 carry his but most of his efforts are misdirected Nichols of a compositor article contain
one carrying 300 tons and the other 500 own way, of interest to the policy holders in this
SEPTEMBER EXPORTS. He told me that he had writtenno city and State we publish in this connectionthe ing some statistical information taken from
Total September exports....................$9,548 tons, making 800 tons of steel rail, which is i following from the New York Herald: the Pensacola Commercial, was! not credited
all of which
Grand Total for September October, soon to be added to the many tons already less than forty plays, vfcre "The failure of the Knickerbocker Life to that The Mirror frequently sees
." November Dl'Cember.$325.739 in his possession at present, and every one paper.
arrived on the ground. These schooners Insurance Company is hardly a matter of without credit
Zip! Allen, another of Columbia's indus- have already commenced loading. Other of which he proposed to produce in due timeat surprise, for it has been known for some its own articles copied or.
of them all he time that it was in difficulty. Apprehensive wrongly credited, but has never taken of-
his theatre. The ,
trious greatest
farmers, gathered season vessels to the balance of the rail
carry policy holders long; since requested the State fence or thought it worth while, in any
seven heavy bales of sea island cotton, worth other material will follow once. The rail thought, was one entitled "A Min winter officials to examine the company, but their case, to take notice of it, presuming that it

. $700 ('.:\'h. He also made 300 bushels of is being turned out at the rolling mill at the Night's Dream." It is written in blank petition was effectually smothered at the instigation was mere accident or inadvertence. The
end of fairies it is stated of members of the Insurance Mirror regrets that soslight an offence should
introduces -
corn, 250( bushels of sweet with verse, no ,
potatoes, rate of seventy tons per day, and will con- Committee in the Senate. cause the Commercial to indulge in language
": sugar syrup and bacon put to more than tinue until all is made. sprites and other denizens of the spirit world. it
/, up Immediately after The fact that the company has done little towards the Mirror as discourteous as was
run I him this ).(.ar.-Many farmers report the holidays extra gangs of workmen will He read me some of it, and while admiringits new business since 1878 is a matter of small uncalled for.

good luck in putting up their bacon ; more be put at work upon the road at tracklaying diction and imagery, I could not help comfort. Those who were insured in 1878

will be made at home this winter than and work will be pushed with viJ.Or.- remarking that the sentiment was turgid, can seek new insurance elsewhere at only Hotel Arrivals.
advanced rates, and their interest in
usual. The corn,crop was one of the largestever Mark the difference between the Disston and the character, plot and incidents such slightly the failure is but triflin ". But it i is to the EGMONT.F .

grown, and more sugar: and sorulds dredge at Okechobee and that employed in that if Mr. Morse finds people to come and old policy holders that the great wrong has A Camerden, J Woodworth Edw W

being made than in any year before. The the construction of the canal on our coast. see it, they would not sit out a performance."That's been dqne, for they cannot be placed else- Merringe, Jas Davis, W II Johnson, :.7
Win J L Clark
where now except at a comparatively extravagant Weinman, Hollingsworth ,
dear fellow
people are determined to buy less abroad That employed at Okechobee has been all a mistake, my re- .! advance. They have lost not L C Green.Wni L Porter, Win S Wei John

this year.-One of our ora.ngc shippers, nearly a year in going.eleven miles and has plied Mr. Morse with a superior smile. "I only the money invested: but the class in S Hoey and wife, D King, wife and daughter,

Captain J. F. Baya, has shipped over seventy- just entered Lake Okechobee; that of the think that this is just what the public want, which they were formerly registered. There W BoyntonNew York ; Prof )Jelville Ben
five thousand of the golden fruit up to date, Canal Company has gone about four milesin and you will see how it.will draw." I am seems to be a surplus on the books, but on a and wife, Washington I) C; D C Bell and
B US Coastand
Can John Weir
this will probably to be wife,Toronto, ;
and is still shipping, all of which were six weeks, and promises to have cut at a loss to properly class this play. It is rigid inquiry in insolvent prove companies Geodedical Survey; Rufus Jones, Knox-
mythical, as figures
through to the Halifax by the end of Feb-
grown in this county. And the beauty of ..- St. a combination of tragedy, comedy, panto- almost always He. The cause of the failure ville ; Charles J Sundell, Chicago; Janus
ruar AugustinePress.WE
it is, these are without any ) mime, melodrama and the spectacular. would appear to be the unwise not to say Wilsou. Portsmouth. Va ; W C McAndrew
oranges grown -- ----- -
at reckless. advances made on real estate, basedon Macon, Ga ; A Ijdauer.; wife and son, Cincinnati -
o expense to our people, for they are not hope the present Legislature will be Lat Wednesday night was a gala night a purely speculative value and contingent 0 ; R P MacDaniell. St Louis; A compelled to be continually fertilizing the "conspicuous for its brevity," to use the Wallack's Theatre, inasmuch as the famous on the success certain rapid transit Ricard Wilmington, N C; IJ H IlHngworth,

trees, as is thccase in other localities in theState.'e language of ex-Governor Hill of New York. actor appeared for.the first time this seasonin schemes in Brooklyn. The- freedom with Liverpool Eng; M Gale, D A Mnrdock,
, We referred last week to the work accomplished there which bank insurance and trust companieslend H N Child. Jean White,, John D Dwyer,
his house. All society was ,
have eaten from a of South
oranges by the Legislature other people's is at the bottomof Boston ; Camille L L'Engle, Mr and MrsRussell
.. number of trees in different sections of the in a thirty days' session. Industrious committees and the house presented a more brilliant ap- half the financial money trouble in the country, J W Brown Jacksonville ;: W A

Ii". county, plucked since the recent cold snap, and short speeches will dispose! of a pearance than on Patti's first appearance at and this will continue until the law makesa I Rooks and wife. J Wood, Philadelphia; C B
. and found them unhurt by the large amount of business. There is i oftentimes the Academy of Music. On the same even- director personally responsible to the depositor Dibble Rosewood, Fla ; T M Carnegie, LM
{ entirely in a Legi'lature.feeling! of courtesy for reckless loans effected by his vote Morris George Lander. Taylor, Pittsburg
frost.=:Mrs. William Niblack gathered which prevents the summary ruling out in ing the Thalia Theatre introduced to in the board. We trust that the receiver of WH Clay, Thomasville Ga; M :Marcuson,
;R$ from three trees 5,000 beautiful, bright oranges a summary way of foolish motions and York the celebrated German tragedian the Knickerbocker will violate established Cleveland 0 ; A Quick. Pa ; II A Pkkerin(; .
which she sold for $50 cash. Her measures. A motion which clearly oughtnot Barnay. He made his debut in a German rules, rind leave a little something for the Walpole Mass; D S Fogg, M D..Hyde Par '
Ii. to be entertained or a bill which oughtnot Coriohnus and sufferers by the late catastrophe-Savannah Mass ; M 0 Bierne, Norwood, Mass; 0 E
version Shakespeare's ,
. farm is three or four miles from the city. to pass, should be disposed of without Neict. Conger and wife, Fulton, N Y.
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; : .;' i-:; A LULLABY. most agreeable, I assure you. I-I have only spoke unguardedly. As I said before, ners reading papers and gesticulating with \ others ; the kltrv.i of the Greeks and
taken the liberty to bring her here, hoping as your father is absent, I took the libertyto animation. the citrus of Josephus, were all understood;
; : : Sleep, my child tl.e shadows fall ; that you could do something for her," fal- tell your lover that he had my full con- I ran down stairs and opened the door. A to mean he same fruit : and, as has been
i ;- Silent darkness reigns tier all ; tered my father nervously.The sent. Tell me Marion, did I do right.I crowd was coming toward the house, and found to be the case with many other substances
t! ..:I Bird and bloom are lost: to siihttj other did not immediately reply. He could only press my lips to the gentle Egbert Hamilton, pale and heavy looking, the moderns supposed that because-
r'.4 1 In the folded arms .night ; turned his gaze away from us. and 'looking hand. He understood my meaning, for he was leaning upon the arm of my father. there was an identity of name, there must
r.f ., : Stars will soon from cloud-towers peep down at the carpetdrummed with his fingers said : The rest is soon told. E bert was a twin. be an identity of substance, never reflecting
:-tj i ". ; ,II+f While all nature lies asleep. upon the desk. Then he again looked toward "And now you may go. When he comes His brother had always been a wild, dissipated : that the name had been imposed by themselves
us and said : I will tell him that he has won the sweetest fellow. He had gone to Egbert's and that therefore its identity -
; : ,Y-Z, f1 Breathe thou softly! Rest is sweet You are aware of the fact that I have woman in this world-precious child.I ."- rooms upon that terrible night, and asked nothing.The proved
; J '-:;.::( i For tired hearts and aching! feet; two daughters of my own ?" arose and went up to my chamber. Ah his brother for money. He took the golden fable continued, however; and though .
I No dull toil is thll1ei "I have heard And I that how the of that interview to
sc care or so. thought memory clings dagger and went out. there: was a good deal of writing up.m tIle
) i 4 Nor sin. thou blessed:: child of mine ; my little Marion's lot would be pleasanter me. How all the sweetness of my uncle's A wild impulse must have come to him subject, there was no attempt to examine
.,, ,', t Tranquil on thy soft couch rest here for that kindly spoken words thrilled my heart. to enter the house, which chanced to be the authorities with that minuteness which
i,..l : With dreams of Heaven jn thy breast. If it would be agreeable to my wife and At midnight I was awakened by a step Lisle's. He must have been discovered by the search of truth demanded, till the nineteenth
f' ,. daughters in the lower hall. I thought of burglars. I the master, and-the rest is already told, excepting century. The history of this fruit
:. ,,: ; Buds are sleeping; close thine eyes ; Jack, don't hesitate. Years have passed listened ; no one else in the house seemedto the fact that unfather drew from was first carefully traced by Gale io, whopnbhsht'tl
to i :; ( Waken with a soft surprise ; and you and I have been like strangers to be stirring at this hour of the night. I the lips of the dying murderer all that con- his Traite du Citrus, at Paris in
r' ,'' I'" Ii Greet the morning with thy smile, one another. I know you will take this would now repay my kind uncle for all his cerned the mystery. And so, my father, 1811. He maintains that the orange insteadof ,
';: 4 And sweet prattle without'guile.. motherless one anddo for her. I do not ask generosity toward me ; I would arise and the returned gold seeker, who was the one being found in the! north of Africa in
;r. I.' ; 'I I' Slumber till the daylight hours. girl a little l love. A warm heart goes a great quantity of silver plate in the house; and, no longer under the shadow of the golden must have obtained their )Iellian apples "
I t: ways toward filling one's life with happiness.Tell besides that, my uncle always kept a large dagger.Utica Observer. was not in that part of India which is wiiand
)T-t; : iI Sleep Thy Father guards thy rest; l me-dear, kind old Jack, that you will i sum of money in a private safe in his libra ----- tered by the Indus at the time of"Alexander-
J'l .' t Lay thy head upon His breast ; do this for me, fur-fur Marion's sake." i ry. I threw a shawl over my shoulders, HISTORY OF THE ORANGE. the Great Indian expendition !I
it is
,.. Safer than these arms which hold thee, And father arose and went to the opened chamber door softly and stole as notmentioned
my my In of the by Nearchus:
a History Vegetable King among the fruits I
y"{ ''I. : His dear love will firm enfold thee ; other's side, and leaned his hand upon the down the stairs."Y: : door at the back end of dom," written by Prof. William Rhind, lecturer and productions of that country. It is not
love than mine shall He .
Higher the hall crouched down in the '
desk. opened.
either \
Marischal by Arrian.
," nn botany, College Aberdeen by Diodorus
J Give, beloved one. to thee For Marion's sake-I will do it." dark shadows and-my God there in the and or
9 Scotland, in 1855. he treats on the sub Pliny! ; even so late as the year 1300
God.bless you, dear Jack. I know thatI faint moonbeams which struggled throughthe Pietro di
; ject of the orange in the following chapter, Cuescengi, a senator of Bologna,
': Sleep 1 The waves have long been sleeping; do not deserve a single favor from you. window over the front door, was the which we copy from his Very interesting who Wrote on agriculture and vegetable
0' Angels o'er thee watch are keeping; But, I'll bless you for this. Marion, this is form, the face'o?....Egbert Hamilton.My work, furnished us by Dr. Waldron, of Kis- does not take the least notice productions of
ti ", O'er us both the pale stars shine your home. You must always obey this lips were mute my tongue refused to simmee. It will be read by growers of citrus the orange.
< With a radiance half divine. kind, good man-your uncle." break the painful silence. could only press fruits with interest on account of the great The first distinct mention of oranges is by
nV :; 1 Slumber, innocent and light, Now I knew the reason of that startling my trembling form more closely to the wall, antiquity of its origin the Arabs ; and Avicenna (book v.) not only
-. /. /. Fall from Heaven on Chambers'thee. to-night.Journal. resemblance. They were brothers. So this as he came toward me, passed time and went The natural family Aurantiacece, or Hesper- describes oleum de citrangufa (oil of oranges
::1. man was my uncle.and-would be my mas- out of the front door. ideXj contains some of the most beautifuland and oleum de citrangulorum neminibns( of
ter.I Trembling in every limb I went up the important of exotic fruits. The family orange seed) but speak of citric acid (salt of
;' TIlE GOLDEN DAGGER. do not know how it all happened after- staircase and back to my bed. My brain belongs to the class pulyadelphia, and order lemons,) which is contained in all the genus,
,0 1 wards. My father took me in his arms and seemed in a whirl. Was this lover of minea polyandria of Linn ns. though more abundantly in that species from
t "'1 was the poor relative; the ever handy kissed me tenderly. Then he left me. The thief? What reason had he for stealing? The common character of the citrons or which it got its common English name.
,. one. to be dragged down to the handsome incidents which followed in quick succes- Then a strange, restless slumber came over orange family, is that of low evergreen trees, According to Galessio, the Arabs. when
y parlor to seat myself at the piano and play sion came and went so rapidly that it all me, and<< I was awakened<< by the sound of awoman's with ovate or oval lanceolate, entire, or ser- they penetrated to India, found the orange
and sing as long as it suited the august seems like a dream to me as I sit in the soft shriek. rated leaves. On the un rafted trees, and tribes there, further in the interior than '
I' pleasure of my rich cousins glow of the firelight, and Heavens how I arose dressed myself quickly and opened those growing in a natural state, there are Alt>xander hac11wnE'tmteelnll; they brought
My mother died while I was yet a babe; sweetly do I hear the tender tones of Egbert my door. The servants were crowded about frequently found axillary spines. There is them thence by two routes : the sweet ones,
and tty father, a man ota roving disposition, Hamilton's voice yet in my ears as: he whispered the library dear, all peering in as thoughsome a structure of the petiole of the leaf, which now called China oranges, through: Persia to
I ,. dragged me from point to point. I have me the love that dwelt in his heart strange object therein riveted their serves to distinguish the species. Thus, in Syria, and thence to the shores of Italy and
just the faintest recollection possible of gaze. the orange and shaddock the petiole is the south of:France ; and the bitter oranges,
crawling upon his knee one eve, long ago, It is not necessary for me to tell you of 1 pressed through the crowd, went into winged, producing a marked form of the leaf. called in the commerce of England. Seville
and hiding my face upon his bosom, when the many vicissitudes which encompassedme the library, aria( oh God, how every impulse In the citron, lemon and lime the petioleis oranges, by Arabia, Egypt, and the north of
.some of his boon companions told him that during the three years that followed rny to speak was frozen-for there with naked. The flowers appear in peduncles Africa to Spain.It .
"The slip of a girl ought to be put with her advent into my uncle's family. one arm resting upon his desk, his head axillary or terminate, and one or munytlowen.'ti does not appear that the orange was
sex." My aunt was kindly disposed to make my upon his arm, was my uncle dead! : the citron and lemon have ten originally a Chinese fruit, as it is not mentioned -
f; It startled even my young fancy ; the lot as pleasant as was possible ; and, indeed, His wife was kneeling by his side, her stamens, the orange more. The fruits are by Marco Polo, the father of modern}
idea of being put away from the only per would have treated me as a third daughter, arms clasped aboiit his form. The girls, my large berries, round or oblong, and generally! i travelers, who is so circumstantial in describing :
son I loved, und who loved me. Who in were it not for the inordinate jealousy which cousins, were walking the floor and wring of a yellow color. In the orange and shad all the other wonders of that coun
,r all this world would cherish me as he did ? the two girls manifested. And, as for my ing their hands in grief.I dock, the shape is spherical,or rather an oblate try.Now
and who would care to gather me upon uncle, when we were alone he would drawme came near-leaned over the back of the spheroid, with a red or orange colored these facts certainly go far to show
their knee aid let me sleep against their to his side and press a kiss upon my i chair-a cry of horror was wrung from my rind ; in the lime spherical with a pale rind ; that the orange was not known to the ancit'n ts
bosom ? brow, and say in kindly tones : lips as I gazed down upon that terrible sight. in the lemon oblong, rough, with a nipple- either in Europe or in Syria; but that we ,
.; Ah, life seemed then to begin its shadowy Marion, haw like your mother." There, yet plunged! to the hilt into my like protuberance at the end ; in the citron are indebted for the first knowledge; of it to
forebodings. All mv sweet dreams were But I was: the pour relative Mine was kind uncle's neck, was a gold-handled dag- oblong; with a very thick rind. There is a : the Arabs who. with their zeal to propagate
.about to vanish, and I looked forward to the lot of subjection whenever either or I ger.I. peculiarity in the fruit of all this tribe. The the religion of the Koran wore anxious to
the. morrow with an emotion of fear. both of my cousins were present. I fell in a faint. rind or external pericarp, is of a soft spongy extend the advantages of agriculture and
taw. I was fourteen when father took my hand So four years had passed and I was still Merciful heavens! I had often seen Eg texture, containing but little juice or sap of medicine. The sweet orange which they introduced -
in his and led me from the car through the an inmate of my Line e's house.In I bert cut paper with that same toy weapon. any kind in its substance : but the external was not, strictly speaking, that
I crowded city streets up to my new home. that time I had learned from my cous- And he-my lover-was a murderer. surface is covered or tuberculatcd over with which has since been caljed the China orange -
,. How my heart beat, how every nerve was ins' lips all about my father's past. They, And ftfr what reason ? little glands, that secrete a volatile oil, ; and under that name-introduced into
4 strained to its fullest tension. 5ly eyes were it seems, were better acquainted with his e e x 4 which is verv inflammable and acrid. According Spain, Portugal, St. MichaelVthc other At-
r :..: blinded by the tears which would not flow ; strange past than even I, his child, was. Six months,have passed since the horrible to :Decandolle, the fruit consists lantic isles, and the Wet Indies ; but rather
;" for I was now about to take leave of the And when I asked them from what source aifair transpired. Six months of unallevi- lirst, of a thick valveles imlehiseent coat, the orange which was known in Italy before
.' heart in all the wide world which had a they derived their information, they said ated misery and woe. which is most likely to be considered a continuous Vasco de Gama had doubled<< the Cape of
I ,. single love-beat for me. that everybody knew of it ; that it was a' The ownership of the golden dagger was torus ; secondly, of several carpella, Good Hope.
Still holding my trembling fingers in his well-known fact that Edward Lisle had beena known to others than myself. My cousins verticel late around an imaginary axis often The orange i is said to be found by the
.--0 \ grasp, father went up the wide steps and dissipated young man. That he had disobeyed had seen it in the hands of Egbert Hamilton. separable without laceration ; membranous Portuguese upon the cast coast of Africa ;
pulled the bell-knob. I looked up at his his father's injunctions always, and and either containing seeds only or filled but it is not known whether it had been indigenous
.. face as he took his hand way from the that his cruel conduct had well-nigh brokenhis And then-all their regard for him turnedto with pulp lying in innumerable little bags, there or disseminated by the Arabs.
.. knob. Child that I was then, I could see brother's heart. And furthermore, they gall and bitter hatred. proceeding from the inner coats of the cells. When the Portuguese reached India, they
c ,: C that this mis ion had something unpleasant told me that he had eloped with a poor girl- He was arrested and placed in the strong The flowers of this tribe are deliciously found the orange there, and also in China,
; : connected with it. \Vhat it was I did not my mother. This set the faces of the whole hands of the law. His lawyer had succeeded fragrant, and the fruits almost. all eatable. which was visited for the first time by sea
know then ; two or, three years: after it was faniily against him, and his father cut him in having the trial put off twice. Six The wood i is particularly close grained.The in the early part of the sixteenth century.
all clear to me. off with a shilling. months Egbert; Hamilton had been incar- golden apples of the heathens and Although the oranges of St. Michaels, in
Is Mr. Lisle in ?" my father asked of the This, then, was the reason why my past cerated behind prison bars. Six weary, the forbidden fruit of the Jews, are supposed the Azores are now the hest that are to be
r servant who answered the ring. Again I had not been strewn with roses. I was only long months they had been to him. The to allude to this family, though it is remark- met with in the European market, they are
s looked up at the pale face above me. Lisle the daughter of a penniless man an outcast circumstantial evidence was strong against able that we have no authentic records of not indigenous productions of that island: ;
.t -why that is! my name. My father's com- son I can well realize how hard it was for him Everything tended to doom him, nay any species of citrus having been known to but were sent there by the Portuguese: as
,.: rades always addressed: him by that name. my father to come and sue for me an en- one thing was lacking-the motive for the be cultivated by the Romans. the same fruit was originally sent to the
:-- f He is in. Do you wish to see him?" trance into his brother's faniily. deed The daily press was teeming with the I It is very difficult to determine what is a American continent by the Spaniards. In
'; returned the servant. Yet, there were bright skies overhead now, ; accounts: of his cell life lIe still used his I variety, and. what a distinct species in this the middle a forest, on the banks of the
,'; Yes tell him that a gentleman desires for my heart was warm with love for one pen. but, strangely: enough: it never touched faniily. Four species are, however, commonly Rio Cedeno, Humboldt found wild orange
;-.' to see him on very important business." who had ever seemed, since first I placed I I the subject which had placed the stigma of t'nutlleratell-the orange, the lemon trees, laden with large and sweet fruit. They
: ; .. Step in, please. Your card." my eyes upon him, as a perfect king; among blood upon his name. I the citron, and the shaddock. Of these thereare were, probably, the remains of some old
il,::: tVe went into finely-bedecked room lead men. E bert Hamilton was a frequent- I, And I-oh, Goo) !I how sick my heart was a great many varieties. I Indian plantations ; fur the orange cannot j jI
': : "... ing off the wide hall. Father took out a itor at. the spacious mansion.! The two girls, i with the weary heating which throbbed day The orange; family are originally nativesof m be reckoned amongst the spontaneous vegetable -
'..1,, dingy diary: and wrote something upon a my cousins, seemed to take especial pains to and night; ; how tired my brain was with time the warmer parts of Asia, from whence I productions of the New WorM \
.*; leaf,then tore it out and handed it to the ingratiate themselves into his favor. Not by I'' terrible secret which it held. t.hchave been introduced and naturalized E But, in whatever way oranges were first
:> t::. r servant, who took it with just the slightest any means was! he a rich man Ah now No I living person except nlpelfknew of the in the southern counties of Europe in the introduced into these parts of the world of
..:;- 'w, gesture of JUdain. In a few minutes he returned intrudes the sweetest feature of the charm discovery I had made. None knew that I had West India islands, and the tropical parts of I which they are not natives, they are nowvery
i and requested us to follow him. Upa which clings; to my prince's being. He wasa gazed in horror upon the face anl form of America. They will even grow in the open I widely diffused<< ; and wherever theyare
grand carpeted staircase we followed the favorite writer for the press. His pen was Egbert; Hamilton upon that terrible occa air in the warmer counties of England. In found they are among the most. ornamental -
straight-laced functionary. He tapped versatile ; poetry or prose! seemed evenly sion.And warm climates they continue flowering during I of trees, and the most! delightful of
:. softlv upon a door near the landing adapted to his genius. Men counted his the third day of the trial was for the nearly all the summer and the fruit fruits. The species and varieties have also
Come!Y" said a voice from within. A wonderful tact as something beyond the third time, set. takes two years to come to maturity, so that been greatly multiplied ; but whether from
thrill passed through my father's form as scope of mankind in general. The judge was on his bench, the jurors in .I for a considerable period of each year, a I their proneness to produce varieties, from
that voice struck his sense of hearing. I And this man's voice was yet. sounding in their places, and the pale face of the prisoner healthy tree has every stage of the production some original differences, or from differenceof
; could feel his hand tighten over my fingers, my ears ;: its sweet accents were thrilling my with its brave eyes, was greeted by the from the flower bud to the ripe fruit, in I soil and climate, cannot now be asccrI -
: I I.y I and then we were ushered into the presence heart strings, as I sat there and gazed into large crowd which thronged the court-room. perfection at the same time. tained. Including all the different species.Kis .
.y of a fine gentleman, who was seated at a the flickering flames which played upon the I How my heart ceased its painful beating TIlE OR.\ WF., (citrus cuu'nntnni.) The or- I <:>o. an eminent naturalist at Nice (and
I ; desk strewn with papers. He held the pen hearth. when I was called upon to i identify the gol- ange is a middled sized evergreen tree witha ''I from his living in a country producing oranges -
;,r with which he had been writing poise in What would the girls say? What would den dagger. How nay brain whirled as I greenish brown bark and in its wild state he_had the best opportunities of examining -
L' his white finger. my uncle say ? The haughty cousins-they caught the gaze of Egbert fastened upon me with prickly branches. The leaves are ovate, and studying them) has in a very
Take a chair. Thomas hand the child a who had vied with one another to win this when I swore to the fact of having seen the acute, pointed, and at the base of the petiole elegant and elaborate natural history of oranges -
4 .> chair," said this fine gentleman. man's heart? Oh, would they not turn the dagger in his possession. My cousins were are winged. The flowers are white, contain published at Paris in the year 1818
Father took the nearest chair, and, drawing look of scorn upon the presumptuous "poor I also called. The evidence was the same as ing about twenty stamens and are disposedin enumerated described, and. with respect t(,
me to his side did not notice the chair relation?" mine Thank heaven, none knew of my clusters of from two to six upon a common all the more important sorts, figured no fewer
.",; :': which the servant pushed toward me. Then, It mattered not to me. so long as he loved terrible adventure in the hall, dimly lighted peduncle. The fruit is globose, bright: than one hundred and sixty-nine varieties ;
after Thomas went out, father turned his me. I felt in my heart that in his love there by the moonbeams. Two, three weary days I yellow, and contains a pulp which consistsof I these he has divided into eight species ;
'.: eyes upon the other and said : Jack, you was the all-protecting agent. dragged on, and then the trial was ended. a collection of oblong vesicles filled witha sweet Oranges, bttter oranges bergamottes,
r .T. I sec I have not yet forgotten you." Two, three months passed quickly by, and Egbert's lawyer delivered an eloquent sugary and refreshing juice ; it is. besides, limes pampelucos, sweet limes, lemons l and
0". The stranger gazed upon us with a one evening my uncle sent for me to come plea to the jury. He dwelt upon the dangerof divided into eight or ten compartments, each citrons.
.: .' strange. chilly stare of inquiry Then heY to the library. Marion," he said, after I circumstantial evidence. He pictured containing several seeds. The principal varieties Of the first of these there are no fewer
:' ". 0..1 : I had entered and closed the door, "I have the'past life of his client. He told how ut- are the sweet or China orange the than forty-three varieties ; though, in the
'. ''Y'; t ** As I perceive. What might your wishes something of vital importance to tell you." terly impossible it' would be for a man of hitter or Seville, the Maltese or red pulped. If opinion of Galessio, they are all derived from ,
.. xt be? In other words, to what am I indebted I looked at him so earnestly that I think he Egbert Hamilton's sensitiveness and honorto The box-leaved willow-leaved, and some the common orange. The others are, generally
r ,'" for this call ?" must have been instinctively impressed as steep his hand in blood-and in the others are cultivated more as curiosities speaking more acid in their flavor;
: : Again that thrill, sudden and almost painful to the reason, for he continued : blood of a dear friend. Ah, me 'Twas I than for use. though some of them, such as the bergammottes. -
in its tensions, passed through mv father's "No ; I have heard nothing from your vain, this noble effort, for, after the jury had At the time when the people of Europefirst from the rind of which the cele-
: form. He drew me more closely to him, and father since he left here. Sit down, dear." been out four or five hours, they filed backto visited the Levant in great numbers, brated oilot'herganrotisobtained, are highly'
,r Mid : I took a low chair and drew it up near to their respective places, with a look of that is, during the crusades for the recoveryof perfumed.Of
"Jack, I-I have never intruded before I him, seated myself upon it,amid. leaning my stern determination upon their faces-'Guil Syria from the dominion of the Saracens, the bitter oranges ,Risao enumerate '
.;', would not do so now if it were not for this cheek upon his knees awaited for him to go tv.." oranges were found abundant in that country. thiry-two varieties ; of the be rgamottes, five;
1 girl my daughter.:' on. Even now, as I sit and write, years since Though they were in reality cultivated trees, of the limes eight ; of the pampelucos, six ;
.16I ,' Ah I I see. So she is your daughter. E bert Hamilton .has spoken to me, my that terrible word sounded in my cars a their number, and the beauty and goodnessof of the sweet limes, twelve ; of the lemons,
: Well, she resembles her mother," quickly dear." shudder of horror passes over me, and I their fruit, naturally caused the adven- forty-seven ; and of the citrons seventeen.
interrupted the other, as he examined me I started; he saw the blush which came I glance toward the corner where a silvery- I turers (who were not very conversant with The family of the oranges, in almost all
from head to foot with a cursory gaze. upon my face, for he said : i haired man sits reading the paper. natural history, and not a little.prone to romance their varieties* are now cultivated' in P"rlugal -
n;4 t, Yes; she i is the very image of her mother. No need to blush unless with joy. He I I was carried from the court-roont in a and credulity) to believe and state in Spain, in France in Italy amid in
k I You must remember Marion's appearanceat is a noble man, and I have long admired dead faint. My cousins told me afterwardthat that these were indigenous to the country Greece. In the first: two countries time' especially
I X this girl' age," said father, passing his and respected him for the intrinsic qualitiesof Egbert pressed a kiss upon my inani- and formed a portion of the glories of the abound ; in Algarve and in the fin" I
N',$ *; hand curelpssly over my long, yellow hair, his generous character and disposition. mate lips as the men conveyed me by him, "Holy Land." plans of Andalusia,on the banks of time Gau-
t# which hung down in two thick braids. Marion, he has asked for your hand." Two weeks passed, and the time set aside The fables of the profane writers and the dalquivir. The latter is the place from I
::4 How old is she?" the other asked, motioning A flood intense joy thrilled through my for the final act,of this great tragedy finally ambiguity of the descriptions of vegetablesin which the bitter or Seville, oranges are !
z m ", with his fingers toward me. entire being. That this man had loved me, II arrived. I had visited the doomed man of- Holy Writ, helped further to confirm this chiefly obtained. In Algarve and Andalusia
#{ Fourteen, Jack. Examine her features I well knew, for he had told me so. Yet, I ten. I still proved 'my love for him yet I opinion. As the oranges were of the form the orange trees are of great size : and exten !
;. closely. Are they not a perfect model of was so entirely unschooled, so unsophisticated j could not bring my heart to utter in its of apples and the color of gold, it did not re- sive orchards of oranges have formed the
Marion's?" and as he spoke, father pushed as it were, that I had not brought my : mute appeal the thought that he was inno quire much stretch of imagination to make principal revenue of the monks for several ;
N.; t me toward the other. thoughts to bear upon the subject of matri : cent. Again, I never told of the strange encounter them the golden apples of the garden of the centuries. In Cordova the seat of Moorishgrandeur
The latter reached out his hand, and drew mon}". : in the hallway, I knew it would Hesperides ; and the only point that remained and luxury, there are orange trees
: me kindly toward him. Now that my eyes "Tell me Marion, do you love this man?" I only pain him. And so the fated day was to settle the locality of that fabled still remaining, which are considered tn be
were, turned fully upon his face, I was softly asked my uncle 'as he laid his hand I dawned. I locked myself into darkened paradise, which was generally)" laid in six or seven hundred years old, ; and in that
1: startled the close resemblance between the upon my head. :' chamber. The peal o|' the clock's bell struck the part of Africa which lies between the I province whose! craggy mountains are covered -
dq two.What o. My poor, foolish heart was so overjoyedthat upon my sense of hearing like dismal toll- mountains of Atlas and the southern short with gardens and vineyards, and
did it mean? I gazed from one face I could not speak. I only turned my bogs for the dead. One, two hours pass and of the Mediterranean. The authority of forests abounding in fruit, the flowers of the
to the other. They were very much alike. face up toward the kind face above me, and Egbert Hamilton has one short hour to Moses was called in to confirm the existenceof I' orange fill the air with their perfume and
f I did not understand the meaning of it."She answered with mute expression. .Then the sound of the newsboy's Ih.e'I' this fruit in Syria, even at the time when lead the imagination back to those days
:i looks very much as Marion did at I see it is so. He has asked permissionof the street came to me as it cried in the children of Jacob were wandering in times t which the Moorish poets and historians delight
I ,that age. Ned, where have you been keeping me to sue you for your hand in marriage. tones: "' 'Ere's yer Telegram. Full 'count of I wilderness ; and one of the trees borne in in describing, when the land which .
.3 the girl since her mother died?" asked He i is a true noble gentleman,and I feel in Hamilton's 'scope from the gallurses." the procession commanded in the twenty- they conquered was adorned with all the reI -
1+ the stranger: after I had returned to mv. my heart of hearts that he is worthy of your What! Heavens Escape What did it I third chapter of the book of Leviticus, was I finements their taste and intelligence, and?
father's side. love. As your father is absent, maybe mean ? considered to have been the orange. The I the luxuries of the East were naturalized in
y "She has been with rae ever since she was there there, little one, don't look so fright- I opened the blinds and leaned out. Lit- I main medlcn of the Romans, which is men- !I the most delicious region of the South.! The
four years old. Her lot has not been the ened, hell come back again, never fear ; I tle groups were congregated upon the cor t tioned by Virgil, and afterwards by Palladio t trunks of the old trees of Cordova have be-


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environ of Nice, where the species are very The Maltese orange is: large, the rind is sene lamp bursts. The same thing may enough for the Centre Table or a Holiday
; many, and come to great perfection. To the thick and spongy, the glands that secrete happen when a girl pours the oil over the Corner. of Second and Centre Streets, near Present. Send on your name and post-office

west of the. Rhone, the country along the the volatile oil are prominent, the pulp is fire in the range or stove, if there is a cloudof Steamboat Landing, address, with 10 cents, and I will send youa

coast is flat, sandy and barren ; and on the red, and there is a trace of bitterness in the vapor in the upper part of the can, or if FERNANDINA FLORIDA. copy, postage pail This is not a quarterof
plains of Languedoc that lie interior of this taste; while the St. Michael's orange is the stove is hot enough to vaporize quicklysome its cost. It is printed in both Englishand

barren tract, the olive thrives better than small, the rind is thin and smooth, the of the oil as it falls. Remember thatit Owner and Agent for Schooner Sitars C. German. If you afterwards order seeds

the orange, apparently because there are no glands less prominent, the volatile oil in is not the oil but the invisible vapor which Evatis. Special rates for Merchandise in deduct the 10 cents. Vick's Seeds are the
secondary mountains between the cold smaller quantity, and the lightercoloredpulp explodes. Taking care that the oil does not large quantities. best in the world The Floral Guide will

heights of the Cevennes and the plains. The sugary and'delicious. Some allowancemust take fire will not protect you. There is no Agent for Hazard Manufacturing Company tell how to get and grow them
country to the eastward of the Rhone is no doubt, be made for the original safety except in the rule: Never pour oil 's CHAIPIOX.RDED WIRE-the Vick's Flower and Vegetable Garden, 175

much better adapted for choice vegetables, differences of those oranges, regarding them' on a lighted fire or into a lighted lamp. best in the world. pages,6 Colored Plates,500 Engravings. For

both in soil and in aspect. In the westernor as having come in the manner stated by Ga- Christian Union. Agent for B. F. AVERY'S CELEBRATED 50 cents in paper covers; $1 in elegant cloth.
French part of it, the Alps descend gradually lessio; but they have now been long enough PLO 11 S.Local In German or English. '

by successive elevations, from the in both islands for having their qualities MAGNETIZE TIlE BED.A Agent for BANK OF JACKSONVILLE Vick's Illustrated :Monthly Magazine, 32

high summits of Mont Blanc, Mont Rosa, modified by the dffferent climates and soils. German has occupied many years in 33 pages, a Colored Plate in every number and

and St. Bernard, to the sea. Thus the low The modifications produced by differencesof studying the 'art of bed-making, or rather many fine Engravings. Price $1.25 a year;
grounds are finely exposed to the southern soil and climate, in the same vegetable, bed-placing. Baron Reichenbach the pains- five copies for $5. Specimen numbers sent

sun ; and being at the same time sheltered are among the most important inquiries in taking German, maintains that improperly BuildingMaterial for 10 cents; three trial copies for 25 cents.
from; every quarter whence a cold] wind the science of plants ; and they are, at the placed beds will shorten a man's life. He JAMES VICK,

could cOllie, the vegetation is at once lux- same time, among the most difficult, and says : 5 Roohcster, N. Y. ,
uriant and choice. The finest bulbous flowers certainly the least attended to. One principal -
a mere magnet exercises.an influenceon
others source of the difficulty lies in the observer -
the the cactus, and many ,
earth's ,
being as much changed as the thing persons, the magnetismmust BRICK, LIME, IIAIR, b t' rr
the air of the perpetual summer t1 .&: t
give more make itselffelt .' .
certainly the "' .
on nervous \..)" LI
countries, than is to be found observed. Those who are parched with r ,
of the tropical
in other country of Europe, thirst-do not stop to analyze the water, or life of man. ( PLASTER, CEMENT, .rc1 fl i' L ...,
, perhaps any In whatever be always I
/you may r)
descant the flavor of whatever bever- or p .
of the extent. ..
I in other same upon .
certainly any sleep with your :feel to the equator, SHINGLES J. ... _,,
I The glory of that delightful country: is the age they may have recourse to for slaking and let your body lie Y,true as a needle to is' :.:.1d..1 r.l, )0.. -d- ... I,,""l/iilii'ijj
I orange, which, when full grown, attains the it. The removal of the painful sensation is the t,'. '" ..t. ,; v_<1.--. :.. '
them far delicious than the pole. DOORS, SASH, BLINDS, l.". 'to'. .
and to more purityof
feet is i
I height of about five and twenty The baron the polar direction of the kI : .
graceful in all its parts. The trunk and the most limpid spring, or the flavor of says ..t. cO'tinue fe. ,
I older branches are of a delicate ash color; the choicest wine. Just so with man when body is circulation of the utmost of the importance blood for the PAINTS, OILS, ETC.AT ., ;: 1,t. ,, .: :. 'H'30lic.torsfor:
the twigs of so soft a green that they almost he is panting under a burning atmosphere; proper many :7(': g, caveats.xts : .
disturbances in the human
1 transparent ; the leaves are moderately the fruit which is most delicious to him is organism have trado-rnnrfcs, (;.p--'i- :, etc. for
appear been cured by simply placing the bolster ata the United States and to obtain
of fine that which is most cool. This necessary
I large beautifully shaped, a
different point of the compass from that it FRED W. HOYT. in Canada, England France: ,
healthy green, and shining on the upper change in the judge, as well as the thing had &' GO'S, ;
occupied. Germany: and all other corntries. .
of, must never be omitted when we
sides while the under ones have slight appearance *
Let such as have hitherto been in the Thirty-six yeztr<: prT:'t"o. No
I : of down The flowers, which are come to compare the fruits of different habit of sleeping with their heads where SECOND STREET, Near Centre. charge for examination of models or traw-

in little bunches, and very graceful in their countries as reported of by those who have their feet ought to be, take to.heart the example inns Advico by mail free.
form, are in the sweet oranges of a delicate enjoyed them there; and we never can be of the late Dr Eischweiter Pau-tits obtained thronsrh us arc n"fie-.il in
white, and in the more acid varieties of the certain of their real merits till we have them Mag- the SCIENTIFIC: AB1EUICAN which has
.family lightly marked with pink. Some decided by the same individual under the deburg, who died recently at the age of 109 FERNANDINA the largest circulation,I'nll is the most: influential -

plants have a more powerful odor, and are same circumstances. To take a case in years. iicvrspcper cfit+1.-published in the

for the moment more rich ; but there is a point: a guava apart from its rarity, is cer- Enrich and revitalize the blood by using world. The advantages i"ench a notice every
freshness in the of tainly not in this country anything comparable patenteo uuderstands.
aroma an orange grove Brown's Iron Bitters.
which never offends or cloys; and as the to a peach ; and yet those who have { STEAM } { SAW } { MILL.]} This is largo; and: splendidly illustrated newspaper -
---------r--- published AVKEKlvy
at 13.20
.tree is at one and the same time in all stagesof been in tropical countries talk in raptures of WOKTH REMEMBEKINO.-Now that good *v ,* *v ,* #, and is admitted to be the best devoted year

its be.arinJ-in flower, in fruit just set, the guava, and say that the fruitgrown hereis times are again upon us, it is worth remembering to science.mechanics,inventions paper,engineering
and in golden fruit, inviting the hand to inferior and degenerated. But they should that no one can enjoy pleasantest works, SL 1 c"ior departments: of industrial
jpull and the palate to taste-it is hardly bear in mind that, in the tropical countries, surroundings if in bad health. There are C. H. HUOT, PROPRIETOR, proc''s' 'ed in any country. Single

possible to imagine any object more delight- there is the tropical zest, as well as the trop hundreds of miserable people going about piei i j. :>iI!, ,'1 cents. Sold by all new -
ful. The perfumes of Arabia do not exceed ical flavor. The man who traverses a mountain to-day with disordered stomach, liver or dc:a'- .
:the fragrance of the groves on the north of country in the North, heeds not the1ittt'ring kidneys, when a bottle of Parker's Ginger HAS constantly on handJ'Lumber A ':;.*:d .r; ("i", pnhliiera of ScienI .
the Mediterranean, in which the beautiful fountains that issue from every Tonic would do them more good than all tiiTi! > : !!'r.cziNe\v: York.
f i white Provence rose, the tuberose and count- rock around him; but. send him from Suezto the medicines they have ever tried. by Cargoes.Office lia.tl.n". J.uo'lS !' .;,>::t-i i.rr t.etl: free.

'less other flowers blend their tweets with Bassora, or from :Morocco to Fezzan, and
------ ------ -
};J that of the orange; and where, with all this he would remember them with veneration. A DELIGHTFUL NOVELTY.-Ladies prefer on Second Street vie. -THEWEEKLY
richness, the pestilent airs of the tropics,and But, again, we have a further confirma- Foreston Cologne because they find this last- -
even the sirocco of the southern parts of tion, when we compare the continental l or- ing combination of exquisite perfumes a de- NEWS. '
Italy, are altogether unknown. This de- anges. The climate of the slopes and valleysof lightful novelty. C. H. HUOT,

i iligh'tful fertility and fragrance accompanythe the Estralla, near the lower Tagus, and SAVANNAH, GEORGIA.
chain of the Apennines round the whole that of the Maritime Alps, and the Apennines
Gulf of Genoa, and until they subside in elevation I in Provence and Liguria, certainly NOTICE OF INCORPORATION. -DEALER IN- A MAMMOTH eight-page paper contain-

and bend more toward the Adriatic. very different from the climate of Andalu a I ing sixty-four columns, mostly reading
sia.: The diversities of surface and the vicinity matter. It gives prominence '
to all
is further but
Tuscany to the south, the IS HEREBY GIVEN that
un- .
climate and the vegetation cannot be com of the sea, keep the air over the for- NOTICE act of the Legislature of the i CHDLERY relative to the Agricultural,Commercial and

pared to those of the little valleys of Provence mer places in continual play and motion, State of Florida, entitled An Act to pro- i J- Political Interests of the people, while its
and Liguria, especially the latter. and prevent those intense heats which, unquestionably vide a General Law for the Incorporation of --i,,1! -I: = and General Market News, Georgia and Florida Items

:About Florence there are still orange trees (though by a process which Railroads and Canals," approved February16th Reports Departments are spe-
chemistry has not yet fully investigated) Groceries Hardware cialties in which it is nnequaled. Full
in the gardens ; but there are none of those 1874, the undersigned have formed and tele-
render the of acid acrid graphic News from all of
aromatic and which juices plants or sa- parts the world
groves plantations are under the of up
found further to the west. Nor are the line; while, from the wider extent of Anda- organized a company name to the hour of going to press. Original Stories

causes difficult to find out. There is an lusia, and its comparative distance from the ATLANTIC & MEXICAN GULF CANAL DRY GOODS, BOOTS AND SHOES, by home authors, are an attractive feature -
enemy on each side of the plain Tuscany, ocean, the air over it is, in the warmer COMPANY of the WEEKLY NE WS.

which will not allow the orange to arrive at months much more quiescent. for the purpose of constructing, maintaining Second Street The following new stories will appear this
perfection. The gales that come from the These considerations will, to a certain extent and operating a steamboat and barge season :Irene Douglas," by Miss Allie

southeast over the sandy shores near Leg- explain why there are so many varieties canal for public use in the conveyance of I.awhorn : "The Harold Brothers," by Mrs

horn are not adapted for a plant which, as in a fruit, which, according to the au- persons and property from the Florida line, vie FERXANDINA, FLA. Ophelia Nisbet Reid; "Eagle Bend," by
thorities, all to have come from the the Okefenokee )Irs_ Mary Faith Floyd Desire
well as heat and pure air, requires a considerable appear near Swamp; thence in a ; Wentworth -
quantity of moisture; and the winds same part of the world; and a further ex- southwesterly direction across the State of ," by Miss It J- Ihilbrick hThe Rescue -
from the north that are cooled in passingover tension of these considerations would forma Florida by the most direct route to the Gulf, HOUSE-FURNISHING GOODS ," by Miss Janey B. Hope; ''Miss Little- .
the Adriatic are not so geninl: as those criterion of the situations in which. it and along i its shore to the western boundaryof john," by Miss Eleanor 31. Jones.

from the Alps, that are warmed in passingover would not be desirable to cultivate the orange the State; to be constructed within Every subscriber for one year is entitled

the vale of Lombardy. But still the the limits of the counties of Nassau, Baker, to any one of the following serials of "The.
olives, the grapes, and the melons of the vale One great recommendation of the orangeis Columbia, Hamilton,Suwanee, Madison, La- We invite your attention to our Morning News Library:"

of the Arno in so far compensate the Inhabitants that it may be had fresh in every regionof fayette, Taylor Jefferson, Wakulla! Franklin "Sombre Monde," by Miss Mary Rose
for the want of the orange. the world, and almost at every season of I Calhoun, Washington, Walton, Santa Floyd ; ")Iuffit," by Mrs. Ophelia Nisbet
Eastward of Tuscany, though the coast of the 'ear. The tough rind,and the aromaticoil Rosa and Escambia. The Canal Companywas {(/rockery 1 Glassware, Reid ; "Through the Years," by Miss R. J.

Italy inclines still further to the south, it is with which it is filled, protect it from originally incorporated by the Legisla- Philbrick : "Reviresco," by Miss M. E
both extremes of temperature; and the acid- ture of under the of the Heath ; "The Heathercoteso" by Mat
even less adapted for the production of the Georgia, name At- and offer Goods in these lines low ; Grim j
our as as
orange ; the sea coast is barren, the interioris ity of the pulp deters insects from piercing lantic & Mexican Canal Company, of which "Herzchen" by \11'8. Nora Lipman Hussey'"Vascoe
dreary, and over the whole the pestilent it ; and if pulled from the tree before it is this proposes to be an extension. the lowest. Chamber Toilet Sets of or Until Death,"' b.Y' Mrs. B. :M.:

malaria creeps, forbidding man to approacheven quite ripe, this fruit will keep for a longtime GEO. DREW, Zimmerman ; :"Only Nora Heartlev" by .
for the cultivation of the fields; and Indeed, the greater portion of the J. J. FINLEY very latest designs; beautiful Tea Sets, Mrs. Ophelia Nisbet Reid ; "The Image of'.

thus it may be that ere long the arid downs oranges imported into this country are taken GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, Dinner Sets, tramps, etc., etc.; Tin Her Mother," by Mrs. Mary Augusta Wade-
by the swTwill meet the marsh of the interior from the tree while they are still green. Of Florida. Elijah Bathurst's Expiation: nv :MisS "

and the centre of Italy shall be deso- This gathering of both oranges and lemonsfor LAFAYETTE MCLAWS, Chamber Sets all colors; Wooden- Fannie May Witt; "Make-Out-Hall)]," a

lation to the very base of the Apennines.After the English market begins in October, JOSEPH SHEPARD, Ware of all kinds and Housekeeping country story, by Mat Crim, of Georgia; -
the Gulf of Gaeta is passed, and the and continues to the end of December. Oranges JAS. S. BAILEY ; "Branly Farm," by :Miss\ Mary Rose Floyd
shelter of the more elevate mountains of are not fully ripe till spring. It is Of Georgia. Utensils generally. of Florida; "Warp and Woof." by Miss R.r

Calabria is obtained, orange groves again found that the orange trees, from which the Dated this 10th day of January, A.I1.1883. FRED W. HOYT tt CO. J. Philbrick, of Georgia.In .
make their appearance. fruit is gnthercd reen, bear plentifully every ordering the Weekly News state what
year ; while those which the fruit is In the Circuit story you want, and it will be
Thus the locality of the orange depends upon Court, Nassau sent to you
fully as much upon situation and soil as latitude suffered to ripen afford abundant crops onlyon County, Florida. !I tB AtB or to any address you furnish, by mail, postage -
alternate Orange ; RBTAlt.1o paid. *
; and therefore, we need not wonder years. Gmvty Reporter.loll' ALEXANDER McRAE, 1
that, considering the l1JU1and varied lands -- -.. ---- versus To receive the benefit of this otTer, sub-

in which it is cultivated there should be so KEROSEXE LAMPS BURST. BENJAMIN EAGER,SIMON TEM- I I. scriptions must be for one year, $2. .

many varieties of its fruit. There is no ab Girls as Wt'lllts boys need to understand ,, PLE, S. B. HCBBARD, ALONZO } In Chancery. ;:; forward Postmasters and Agents. are authorized to-' '
solute reason for supposing that the sweet about kerosene explosions. A great many B.NOYESWM. LAWTEY,WILLIAM I o subscriptions.
and the bitter orange were originally differ- fatal accidents happen from trying to poura JOHNSON, M. M. WHITE, I Frr.e J. II. ESTILL,
ent ; and even now they are not so differentas little kerosene on the fire to make it kindle and THOMAS BRownER J JTTNDER I .= 41. 3 Whitaker Street, Savannah Ga.ESPECIALL'i .
two mushrooms of the - .
same varietytheone better, also oil into -- ---- -
pouring lamp while it and by virtue of a decree entered I --
produced upon a dry and airy down, is lighted. Most persons suppose that it is \J in the Circuit Court Fourth Judicial C3 TUf
and the other marsh. Now if it be
upon a the kerosene itself which explode, and if Circuit of Florida, in and for the County of I
true that the bitter Seville came, A. B. NOYES
orange they arc very careful to keep the oil itself Nassau, Florida, for the enforcement of a Improved COTTON.GUAIN. .
by successive removals, from the head of
from being touched by the fire or the light certain lien for labor done and performedupon Y CKASSIi.VEGETABLES..
the Persian Gulf, along the margin of the there will be rl, I .ti .
no danger. this is .
But not so. certain
a :-awmil8ituated in said ?
suit desert, till it reached the states of Bar- I -DEALER IXI == I VearetbelarK.
If is left about r
a can or a lamp half full of County situated hereinafter .
it as described, : .5 r est farmer-:,ECTI!
bary. where was transplanted into Spain ; kerosene oil the oil will dry up-that is and known as the Tolu or Eager Mill-said 00 I rowers anil M iJeilers

if France the came sweet through orange the of more Malta,fertile Italy partsof and "evaporate" little, and will form, bv decree being in favor of Alexander :McRae I Family Supplies j 6 WIUTC,n).< oknur .
mingling with the air in the upper part, avery and against Benjamin Eager, Simon Temple, a 6 prriitt*iJiirilitics
Persia and Syria ; and if the orange (of Z I : : ft>
explosive gas. You cannot see this S. B. Hubbard .
gas B. Noyes, Wm. Law-
India. and the Azores! came direct from Chi- .
na-it, would follow that each should have any more than you can see air. But if it is tey, William Jolmson,, I. M. White, and 5; I HEAVY GROCERIES, M 'r- ,- rT Rraruand'arrp.
disturbed and driven out,and a blaze reaches Thomas I
Browher will sell in front of the
those qualities which lind iJ it and that history,
we : doecriptioriH -
the opinion of Galessio is borne out; by the it, there will be a terrible explosion, although Court-Honse in the City of'Fernandina. in ':. 4 :r culture of
i the blaze did not touch the oil. I Ii esfUninp,GrassPotatoes. -
said County, Florida, the first in
on Monday
only evidence which the admits. : .
case i and Grain 10 Cits.
Looking at the facts, where induced to in- There are several other liquids used in February, 1883, being the 5th of said month, Hay 00 -- -- .? i.'atalogu Flowering
houses and workshops which will producean the mill known the Mill situated 0 r Bulbs and Plants for boose or garden, FKKK.
Eager :
fer, that if the temperature be sufficiently as Spring Catalogue of Field, Garden,Tlower and Tree .. ,
high for maturing its flavor, the is explosive vapor in this way. Benzine is and being in Sec. 19, T. 1, S. 24 E., Nassau Seeds and Plants FILE B. Sibley'i Farmer#Almanac-
delicious in orange one ; burning fluid is another; naptha, alco- County Florida, together with buildings, jSHIP STORES.- 0 SiCO prize essays on Southern Gardening,1O cents
proportion to the uniform salu
hol, ether and chloroform do the HIRAM SIBLEY & CO., Beadsmen
brity of the air; and that those high temperatures thing. may same machinery, equipments, boilers, engines, Z = ttoclieater,K.T. and CUcc 1U. ,
which force etc., used in said Tolu or Eager Mill, situ-
a very large expansion In a New York workshop lately there ated ,
of the fruit are against the fineness of wasa as aforesaid, on said premises ; to satisfy Furniture,
can of benzine or gasoline on the floor. A said decree aforesaid.. Terms cash,
its quality. In this respect. we have an as FNERRY!?
opportunity sixteen old 00
boy years lighted a cigarette and purchaser paying for title. ;
} of contrasting! both the oranges of threw the burning match close to the can. Stoves iSIMTDuiE 7
islands and those of continents. St. IichaeI's !
He did not dream there D 'PgicEGAJ&p
was any danger, be- 7 Special Master. ,
in the Azores, and Malta, are both Paints : .:
small islands the former cause the liquid was corked up' in the can. Fernandina, Fla., January 4, 1883. .
always exposed to
; But there was a great explosion, and he was .
the equalizing breezes, which, from whatever o yc
badly hurt. This I.
seems mysterious.
very OF
quarter they blow are >always wafted STATE .
The probability is that the can had been OF NASSAU. [ / p-
across the of the Atlantic and the I Hardware, M;
expanse ; standing there a good while and a good deal 00
latter Tti James O'BOllle:--You are hereby notified ....
lying near the dry and sultry shores of
of had formed of which
vapor some that a writ attachment has been'issued ; Will be mafled" to all and to CUHtomera -
Africa and of course, subjected to more I 1 'illow-1 'are. : EEE applicant
leaked around the and
stopper was hang against you and your property attached, to of last year without ordering it Itcrutain*
changes; of season and a higher temperature. ing in a sort of an invisible cloud over and satisfy the demand of twenty-five dollars. ... about 175 pages, 600 f n tratlons. price aoctn..:o
There directior for rar" T
is also and rateable
some difference in the soil. descriptions
around the can ; and this cloud, when the Now, unless you shall appear before H. J. 1500 varieties of Vegetable and Flower !w eu-t,,
Whether it be the decomposition of the match struck it, exploded. Baker, Esq. Judge and ex-offido Jus- O .- Plants Fruit Trees,eta Invalnable to all. V,\MiaJly -
rock, or saline brought the I to Market Gardeners. Send for it!
I Suppose a girl tries to fill a kerosene lamp tice of the Peace in and for said county, at M ... D. M.FERRY & CO. DETROIT MJCH
MUle pestilent wind that withers the southof
without first blowing it out. Of course the his office at Fernandina, on the 12th day of O :; .
Italy and with the sirocco it is
Sicily -- --
lamp is nearly empty,or she would not care :March. A. D. 18S3. at 10 o'clock in the fore- I :
well known that under the artificial earth h"tM To llent.The .
to fill it. This is filled with .
empty space a noon,judgment will be rendered against you
(brought originally from Sicily) which I cloud of explosive vapor arising from the oil and your property sold to pay the debt. o ____u_ property known as Sanborn's Stores.!
forms the soil of Malta, there gathers a crust, in the lamp. When she pushes the nozzleof Dated this 12th day of January. 1883.J. Apply for particulars to .
and this that if the earth be not trenched, and the can into the lamp fills the empty A. ELLERMANN.Std < feas Low as 1 thc Loral.. ? .\. B. :NFornandina ',,

crust removed at the end of a certain space and pushes the cloud of explosive va-. Plaintiff. I July 15-tf. : -: "

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d N.''''' :. 'BnE }FLORIDA MIRROHSATURDAY ?. by law without exception or proviso. We WASHINGTON., The Russian court could "let loose the THE FLORIDA SHIP CANAL

b i"" .. '. do not see that any ojthe proposed amend- dogs of war" at any moment, if it wished, To the Editor of the Mirror
{j. ments out of the old rut of one .
get us the of regiment
by movement
a cavalry or Until the
t' JANUARY JS 1883.
'4. ..., BILL-THE PORTER BILL. appearance, during the past
,., assessor and five county commissioners for To the Editor the even of a handful of armed slaves. On all week, of a paragraph from a Nashville!
; of Mirror
I- ," ATLANTIC & MEXICAN GULF all counties, be the population 500 or 25,000. sides may be seen quarrels half patched, or paper, we thought this chimerical

f : CANAL. We need a change as much in the organization WASHISGTOX, January 6, 1883. project
"' ,f.. questions awaiting solution, which would had been abandoned, and that the
The of the civil service bill the good
I J The success of the Suez Canal has revived of our counties as we do in the manner passage by serve to start terrible contests ; and the sense of the public had
House was an agreeable to few endorsed -
surprise a
,:t public interest in the construction of canals selection Another amendment! proposesto worst of all such provocations to war is the the conclusions arrived
millions of at in Gen-
,, : to shorten long sea routes. When the gold reduce the salary of the Governor to people and a bitter disappointment martial state of Europe. The prodigious armaments eral Gillmore's able report on the
to few sores of who subject
a Congressmen ,
..:, '.mines of California were discovered, it required $3,000 ; Justices of the Supreme Court to in every country, which cost the viz. : the desirability of effecting the
had the and
prepared speeches on subject,
.; an overland journey of ,over 2,000 $2,500 each ; Circuit Court Judges to $2,000 ; who now their unrecited elo- tax-payers of the Continent more than $500- ends, (i. e., the "junction of the Mississippi
mourn over
'1: 5 !.f miles, or a sea voyage of MX months. Then Attorney General to $1.000 ; Secretary of 000,000 per annum, and take from the ranksof and the Atlantic,") by the far less
costly and
The bill is not what it should be
.' :1 Came the Panama Railroad, then the Pacific State, who shall be ex-offido Commissionerof quence. ; industry yearly some millions of young more practical method of
a steamboat
f 7' Railroad, and now comes the Panama Canal Lands, to$2,000 ;Treasurer, $1,800 ; Comp- it is not thorough ; it does not go to the root and strong workmen are perilously expen- barge canal. and
of the evil, but it attacks its little branchesand
:' :: project. troller, $1,800: Superintendent of Public sive and tempting. The three or four great It'is quite true that General Gillmore's

$ !f:r..-,; A canal across Florida was discussed more Instruction, $1,500; members of Legislature, twigs, and let us be thankful for small statesmen who control the vast forces of now l lying before me, dealt, in the first report -
(1 favors until we are .able to demand reformin
1 J."t'j, than fifty years ago, and a government survey $4 per day. Europe must often hear the whisper of instance with the feasibility and timates

,' t; made by Lieutenant-Colonel Perrault, We see no reason why the salaries of the a more imperious way. Real reform Fate "
Sadowa Sedan
t i suggesting a or a a for a "Ship Canal;; for reasons (that I need
underan economical Democratic administration i
,; '(:,: ,of the United States Engineer Corps. Several Circuit Judges should be reduced below $2- I fresh Austerlitz or a new Raft of Tilsit, and not enter into here), that was the only

4 : have since been made, the last' 500. They should be men learned in the will mean the reduction by half of the pro
.il; : surveys then-repose and general disarmament. But, ject named in his instructions from the Sen-
force and of the civil service establishment -
11 : being that made under the direction of General law, as much so as Judges of the Supreme expense in drawing the whole youth of nations into ate. (See resolution of January 9, 1877)
and instead of ):
a business a political
a i '_ 9 Gillmore f jn 1879. The line of that survey Court. the barracks, these stage-managers of history "To ascertain the best water line of transportation -

.:' t: was from the mouth of the St. :Marys The salary of the Comptroller is certainlynot administration of'the purely business have had to admit public opinion to their from the mouth of the St. Marys
affairs of the United States. Until this idealis
: alternative too high. The business of the Comptroller's doctrl'aifeS councils. When modern armies are drilled river on the Atlantic coast, to the Gulf of
reached and sentimentalistswill
. ;1 :. office is much the largest of any of by millions they think by millions, and wiIIha'e Mexico," but at page 14 of the said report
til' continue to write, and agitate, and vote
{. and St. Marks. the executive offices, and the expenses for a voice and opinion in the matter be- the greater advantages to commerce, consequent -

:':: The surveys which have been made at clerk hire, etc., are very small. It is not until the Conklings and Camerons and fore they are led to death and wounds. on the adoption of a "barge" insteadof

:, ; showed that the interior of good policy to make salaries too small to Mahones are further eliminated, and, no
a different There
points are no countries now where a govern- a "ship" canal, are clearly and distinctly
, ;:' ; i I the peninsula had an elevation of about 200 secure capable and incorruptible men. matter how grail)Lznay; be the contempt of ment could move its countless battalions to set forth.Having .

.i ) i i ,! feet in the neighborhood of Trail Ridge, We do not suppose that these propositionswill the socalled''ptcHcal' politicians for the war as "Xerxes did, Napoleon, with a sin- the honor of distinguished en

'i' and Waldo at Trail Ridge the elevation amount to anything in their present doctrinaires and sentimentalists, a reading "
Starke order
tj ; A: gle of the day except it be Russia, gineer's acquaintance, and been intimately
between the lines of will show that
,/41' ?: ; being 210 feet. shape. The Legislature will, undoubtedly, history and even there the late Czar rather followed associated with this project for
tr'1'1 the latter have had their in the some years,
H.. i! On the line surveyed by General Gillmore, call a convention, which will maturely con- way long his military than led them. This check- I have observed with much regret that
found in the Okeefeno- sider the whole Constitutional question in run. President Arthur will no doubt sign I a
'r=1; 'y a summit level was the necessity for enlisting national has
( approvalexists disingenuous use beer made of
: ';., i : ; kee Swamp, at an elevation of 120 feet, with all its parts. the civil service bill, and it will become a and also the enormous costliness ;, many
portions of his report, and the large of
t -- '.. miles in law. : of modern war, both during the struggleand ; array
: a level seventy-four length, along
facts and statistics .
so ably m i.iarshaled
when the fine or indemnity has to be
Among the most brilliant sneerers at civil
1 :;: ;:; : I the valley formed by the Suwanee river, The Jacksonville Times gives an interesting paid, which the example of the last two and others, when Demonstrating the enormous
service reform is. Mr. Frank Hatton editorof
It: ;, ,:, that summit level terminating; near Ella- report from one of its editors of the ,. great campaigns has tended to establish importance of this great internal improvement

1-. .: vine, at a distance of forty-eight miles from condition of the St. Johns bar. Upwards of the National Republican, and Assistant The Milliards" are remembered manya not almost
r nly to State
Postmaster General of the United States. rash Frenchman who has, perhaps for- every
' : the Gulf. twenty vessels are said to be l lying at the in the Union ,but to
': His makes the prediction that the gotten Sedan and Gravelotte, and Turkey is : our foreign trade.
/ / As a tide canal at a uniform level from mouth of the river awaiting sufficient depthon pawned to Russia, if the "duplicate" could When dealing with those statistics (among

the Atlantic to the Gulf is shown to be out commissioners to. be appointed under the only be cashed or presented. Briefly the
.t ..; the bar to go to sea. Of the condition of the most wonder in this wonderful coun-
! rbA bill will "sell and t.)1art'H the offices for gold, scale and expense of modern warfareare
..: ; .:. of the question::: and locks will be necessary, the jetties the Times' reporter says : and that addition, division and silence will so frightful that none dread conflicts try), no other route,was contemplated (whetherfor

?'-' .. it was a matter of prime importance to find They were begun in December, 1880, by chief more than those who can precipitatethem ship or barge), than that pronounced
be the
recommendation for
'p1 1 ; ;' at the summit" level l a body of water sufficient the contractors, Larra, Ross tt Co. The work place, rather to say nothing of the extremely unhesitatingly, by General Gillmore, the

';1 :\: to act a 9a feeder the canal at al! seasons under the second contract wa begun in No- than the qualifications of competency and doubtful issue of all campaigns. Long ago best and most than that as

: of ycar. This condition tot vember, 1881. During the time that work honesty. Now..since Mr. Arthur has recom- Tlmucy Bides wrote that in war affairs go feasible already
: of the
;.t. seems was going forward upon those contracts the mended the of a civil service reform unexpectedly more than in any other hu- named, and more particularly designated i afterwards

have been fully met by the Okeefenokee channel was moved northward, probably a passage man business," nor has any age illustratedthis by him in said report viz. : "A
''!/ s':'.. and miles mile and moving that when Major bill and since its measures will to a great better
, Swamp, which i is39J miles long 25J was way than our own. Statesmanship water line from the mouth, of the St. Marys
,.r;. .?' wide, and receives the drainage of some 900 Durkee finished his work. At that time extent depend upon the high office which abdicates when the soldier draws his sword ;
there was a channel to the sea fifteen feet Mr. Hatton holds,for their faithful application and, after all is done, and the earth is red- river, on the Atlantic coast, through the
, "J
square miles. A branch of the St. Marys deep.\ The work under the present contract dened with i ignorant and innocent blood, Okeefenooke Swamp, and the State of Florida -

,?'M: .; river runs from it on the east, and the source should have began in September; almost the President should remove Mr. Hat- what issue was ever yet arrived at which to the Gulf :,:01' Mexico. Yet when

L of the Suwanee river on the west. nothing at all has been accomplished underit. ton and give his place to some one more in reason and justice could not have reached? writing of the (new) project General Gillmore's -

During; the delay great washouts have accord with his policy with Congress, and These are considerations, however which report is ignored altogether, and one
1 This line is shown by the it is
to be "evolved" from the "impracticable"Suwanee
occurred along the jetty line and the work from the
pass political to the moral sphere,
claimed to be the lowest summit level be- with public sentiment. By :so; doing the and dubious St. Johns named instead
:-r' :: :; has been undermined and sunken in places. and which have as little weight, no doubt, -

i ;. tween the Atlantic and the Gulf north of The entire work under the present contract :. President would be no more than consistent at Christmas time as at any other season. !
: has been thus far in mats In conclusion, let us hope that no persons
H : latitude 29<< expended placing with his recent action in removing officialsin
: ': '4 will be found so foolish as to embark their
alongside of the jetties, "apron mats, theyare
: The intention of this canal is to this city for their sympathy with the star- FLORIDA IN THE CONTEST OF
( ,, open called, to arrest the progress of destruc- money in a speculation so patent in defects,
t .u +; a connection with the Mississippi river tion and mend the breaks or sinks. Only route thieves. 1884. and which could only result in the mostdis-:

'- > r through the various inland waters and eight cargoes of stone had been delivered up ; The civil service bill has been the general I The result: of the last:; election makes it unsafe astrous failure.
:t ; to 1st. and but two since General Gillmore has estimated the cost ofa
January one or
topic conversation the clerks whomit to calculate on a Republican victory in
: sounds via Lake Ponchartrain Mississippi among
::1 f',' then. The channel has worked back several 1884 without the aid of one or two Southern ship canal as at least: fifty millions, whereas -
, : Sound Mobile and Biscayne bays, Perdido may affect throughout the several depart- : on closer estimate, the original cost of
....'. : hundred feet further south than it was when States. This outlook is fully presented from a
)''I. :"j" and Pensacola bays, Santa Rosa Sound, St.George's Major Durkee finished his contract. Fifteen ments. By some it is claimed that the provisions political indications. "Steamboat and Barge Canal,*' which had

'i feet of water has become ten feet three of the bill will be been estimated at ten millions, has been reduced -
:'' Sound, etc., which will be secure ; not strictly en- By adding Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michiganand
million feet of lumber are lying idle in our I to seven, and "A bill granting the
Indiana the list
to States carried by the
forced if it should become law.
and at all seasons of the so that even a of for said Steamboat and
.l '. open year and belated vessels right way Barge
: port, are paying an aggregate Republicans at the last election, the Repub-
:. i Ii r the grain trade barges which descend::; the of$150 a day to subsist in this mari- Others say that the framers of the bill are I lican electoral vote amounts to 1U7-1 less Canal Company from the mouth of the St.

'{ :i Mississippi may be discharged at the most time prison of ours, bankrupting themselvesand disappointed at its success. There are a cer- than a majority. If Indiana be taken out Marys river to the Gulf of Mexico, has been
, the Wature"Vimile
: ( hiiitable harbors on the Atlantic coast. ruining: Jacksonville as a commercialport. tain class of employ, however, who have of this listun account of doubtful nature, approved by Leg
\ therefore all the recent statistics
: I ,
Y the amount t falls to 182, or 19 votes less thana
' '' E'E'.R The conception is a very grand one, and been in the public service so long that they majority. Even if the doubtful States of point to the best results and largest profits,

t;'. J the estimated cost of such a barge canal being FLORIDA HARBOR IMPROVE have become utterly unfitted for any other California, Connecticut and Nevada be car- for a steamboat barge canal, constructed on
the lines and recommended Genera
1: .. .r less than ten millions of dollars, far below MENTS.In business. The latter are greatly excited at ried by the Republicans they would still be Gillmore,route and capable of meeting by the

, : the cost of the Cincinnati Southern the United States Senate on the 3d the prospect of being thrown out in the cold short of two electoral votes: to elect the next largest requirements} of an everexpandingcommerce
President. As the Presidential nominees
4t.., i+' Railroad, built to advance the interests of a inst.. Senator Call submitted the following world, and having their places filled by col- of: the Democrats will likely be taken at a cost of only seven million
f very
. resolution} legestudents. Many of them they would dollars, it as surely follows that a ship ca-
single city. : say from Indiana and New York, it is not at all
'.t nal of from
involving outlay
. an even thirtyto
f Ten millions of dollars is comparatively a Resolved, That the Secretary of War is prefer to contribute yearly to a campaignthan safe to count on those two States. From fifty millions, (bearing in mind the iiutluiri-

''. small sum, considering the magnitude of hereby directed to furnish the Senate info be compelled to submit to competitive the complex nature of things it seems very ty for quoting the latter as the guest probablesum
::1' likely that another contingency like that of
mation of the condition of the work for the
t intended he examination.A ,) would prove not only a chimera, as to
the to
:! : objects accomplished. 1876 will arise which will make the resultof
:. improvement of the entrance to the St. ,
but disastrous failure to its unfor
to be satisfied of communication from the Secretary of 1884 hinge on the electoral vote of Flor protits, a
:f. :'f ; Capitalists only require Johns river, Florida, and to Cumberland tunate projectors and commercial fiasco.

"4! r" the value of any proposed work of public Sound, Georgia and Florida; also whether the Navy was yesterday laid before the ida. Viewed from this standpoint, the con- Yours, respectfully,
'i in this State hence becomes
," If there is a necessity:; for an immediate two years
' appropriation Senate containing recommendations for the A. C.
,,", improvement and the I means are forthcoming. ,
; ;' ( of national interest and should be
:. I for the protection of the works already one we
:,a;i \ 1;'i: Water' transportation is the 1 cheapest I constructed from destruction by the construction of a steel cruiser of about 4,000 fully prepared to successfully meet this St. Marys, Ga., January 9, 183. .

;'t:: .\ known mode of transportation. Barges, action of the waves ; also as to the amount tons displacement, to cost, it is estimated, probable contingency.By .
'J f : '. towed by tugs, have proved, for inland waters of money necessary to be expended for this $1,516,854 ; three steel cruisers of about 2,500 deducting Bisbee's majority of 209
until the commencement of the from Davidson's majority of (u'74, the result We trust that every reader gave an atten-
:1 purpose
:: < ti the cheapest system of moving heavy next fiscal year. tons displacement, to cost each, estimated, shows that the Democrats' carried Florida tive perusal to the article in yesterday'sissue

"::' I' freights. $1,031,255 ; one iron dispatch boat, or fast:; by only 375 votes at the last election. If we of the Time on the St. John's bar. The
The Senate by unanimous consent
''::1; ; A canal across Florida would not only pro- clipper, of about 1,200 tons displacement, to add to Bisbee's majority the 800 Republican facts disclosed in it are of vital importance
ceeded to consider the resolution. : votes which were not polled the last election to every one interested in the growth of
the of of cost estimated $460,000, and one cruising
1 : ;' cheapen actual cost transportation Mr. Call. I desire to say that I hold in in Leon county the Democrats would Jacksonville or the prosperity of the State.

e: the immense grain products of the West, my hand a statement from J. J. Daniel, an torpedo boat to cost $38,000. appear in a minority of nearly 500 in the We may multiply our railroad facilities, put

:l.+ ..:' .1 but during the whole of the winter season eminent citizen of the State of Florida writ- The first touch of sectionalism that has State. Of course, this calculation includes f new lines of fast boats on the river and cover
in behalf of the citizens' the fjr McKinnon interior with network of roads and
' would have practically a monopoly of this ing committee of disturbed the present session of Congress Independent vote cast the a ca-
: Jacksonville, and setting forth information which amounted to 3,553. Of this number nals ; but Jacksonville can never become the
.It.:. '!\' ,.. .", ,. carrying trade. derived from the engineers as to the condi- obtruded itself in the Senate debate yesterday :; about 600 were Independent Democrats, castas great commercial centre which her position

*bc' The saving of a distance of 600 miles in tion of the public work at the entrance of upon the Fitz John Porter bill. It was follows : 50 in Escamhia. 98 in Holmes, relative to the rest of the State entitles her

,"' 'i I the length of the water route would, of itself the St. Johns river and the necessity for the of short duration, however, and did not 116 in Washington, 210 in Walton! and about to be while the entrance to our river is blockaded -
continuance of the work so as to'prevent and 100 in Monroe. As most of these Inde- by a bar which is growing worse, and
: be of provoke the taunts, jeers rejoinders -
' "1; an object paramount importance ; the St. Johns bar from shallowing until it savage pendent Democrats burnt their bridges when which even now closes this: port to the class

,:;,! i; but when, in addition to this, a dangerous becomes impassable for vessels ; also stating which were wont to markCongres- they left the Bourbon camp, it seems likely of vessels which do four-fifths of our coast-

t ,f' ; voyage is avoided, it would seem that the that the action of the elements there is such sional discussions when the feeling engendered that they will vote for the anti-Jourboii wise trade.

l: ,., Construction of a canal across Florida would that without further appropriation the work by the rebellion were stirred again electors in 1884. There were nearly 200 Independent The facts published in that article are by
I already constructed would be destroyed entirely Democratic votes cast for Pope no mean: all. Others are<< in our possession
,'i\\ '' :,",: certainly occupy the attention capitalists.. and asking that information may be into activity. In fact, the introduction of Madison: county, which are also likely to and art being collected which will be laid

:.' ;\,\ .' 'i' A company has already been chartered by presented before Congress and such action sectionalism yesterday only served to show be cast against the Bourbon electors at the before the public in due time. All the facts

..; ,,IIl the State of Georgia, at the head of which had as will enable an appropriation to be how absolutely dead is that spirit which next election.As that we have been able to gather point to the
'1'1";' made for the immediate protection of the sides of revolutions never go backward we feel conclusion that the present condition of the
i' the opposing Congress
stand the names of General Jos. E. Johnston once swayed ,
,..t work. The same statements are made by safe in predicting that the Independentwhite bar is due to causes that are remediable but

:,t {:, General McLuws and others, chartered persons engaged in the work in regard to and caused a whirlwind of excitement when- vote of this State will, to a great extent the only way to insure the application of the

, .' ,'r : AS the Atlantic & Mexican Gulf Canal Com the works for the improvement of the entrance ever introduced. '_ be cast against the Bourbon ticket in remedy i is to make the facts known as widely
I" '\' to Cumberland Sound. I ask for the the contest of 1884. Of course much will a": possible. While our merchants and ship-
This will of need
:..' ,: pany.! company adoption of the resolution.The depend on the character and kind of men pers are deluded with the<< notion that there
; t.? Recognition by the Legislature of Florida. resolution to. AFFAIRS IN EUROPE. who will be placed in nomination in this are twelve or fifteen feet of water on the bar,

t ", TJhe; time seems favorable for the inception was agreed To the Editor of the Mirror: State by both parties. If the Republicanticket and with frequently repeated :statements:

j : Of this work, and Florida can well afford toy THE demand of the times is for reductionof LONDON, Exo., December 23. 1882. be acceptable to all the elements about the progress of the jetties, loss and
which can be marshaled against the Bour- vexations will continue to be inflicted
; the distant thunder clouds have upon
-Charterany companies which will undertake and decrease of the burden of Though
expenses, a
tf bons there is no doubt of a signal defeat for them by just such delays as are so bitterly
,.f) : ..' the construction of either a ship or barge unnecessary taxation. The accomplishmentof cleared off, and the blue sky is seen again the hide-bound, fossilized Democracy in this complained of by the captains and others.

,1lt4 kj canal, or both. 1 this demand of the people rests largely overarching Europe, there are politiciansand State two years hence. Everything pointsto The better way is to ascertain and face the

: I IU' with the Legislature. The expense of the journals that will continue to forebode this desirable result. The present Legislature facts in the first place and then to find out

WORK OP THE LEGISLATURE. Legislature, with its present large and unnecessary desperate events. So far as this is honest either by acts of commission or who, if any one, is responsible for them.
: number of members i is, at best, omission, will very likely improve the So far as we have been able to gather
: We are indebted to Senator Baker,' of this very considerable, and should be made as prediction, it is the very cheapest kind of chances of a Republican victory at the next them, the facts point plainly to the conclusion -

jo county, fof the daily journals of the Leghature. small as possible. We are glad to note that prophecy. The causes of war, like the poor, election. The question of a Constitutional that, whether or not a blunder was

", 4 (. The journals indicate a close attention the subject is already attracting the atten- are always with us, and Europe presents a convention is the rock which will wreck the made in their location, the effect of the jetties -

x'. \ to business, and a full attendance' of I tion of members. As thev cannot diminish whole of envolved problems each of Bourbon party. If the "short cut" way be so far has been to injure and not to improve -
1, their numbers, they can lessen the cost by array adopted they are gone ; and if this way be the bar. If not speedily carried forward -
f.. .members. Several proposed Constitutional shortening the usual period of the session. which contains the germ of a conflict. It is not adopted the failure to do so will also to completion, there is danger that they

fc amendments have been introduced. One not to be pretended example, that the send division and defeat in their ranks. will literally close our port. And at the

r ; set proposes the election of county officers4n WE see that already quite a number of Berlin treaty did more than adjourn the They seem destined to be impaled on either present time substantially no work is being
horn of the dilem ma. done them. Not only is this the case,
bills have been introduced for is- upon
each county for term of two with special
a years, Eastern which could be rendered
The outlook for 1884 in this State is certainly but we are assured by those who are !in a
1I f., a proviso that the Legislature shall have the lation, such as changing names, makingmen burning" again by any one of the Great very encouraging to all who desire position: to know, that the condition of the

power to provide for the appointment by of minors, ferries, etc. This class of Powers. Bosnia and the Balkan peninsulaare the overthrow of Bourbonism in the next jetties, as well as of the bar, is worse than it
1 legislation' should be excluded rigorously. contest. The anti-Bourbon elements will six months No work is being
f the Governor of any or all the fficers in any magazines of loose 'needing but ago.
1 It entails a very considerable expense upon have the power to elect their ticket if the done and the work already done is being
e! county whenever in its judgment the public the State to accommodate the vanity, senti- a spark to blow concord to the four winds. means and chances within their reach be undermined, toppled over, and wrecked.

interests will be promoted thereby. Another ment or interest of individuals. General Disturbances might arise at Constantinople, well utilized. Bear in mind that all the Before we are through we shall endeavorto <<

E1 set provides for the election of a county laws should relegate all such special appli- which would bring all the political to the anti-Bourbon elements must be united on one throw some light upon the causes of this
cations to the courts or the county corn nmis- I ticket in order to win. No victory is possible state of thing::! When that U done i it will
shall be
who "
WI S judge, cx-officio county treasurer : "sick man's" bed again to be in at
sioners. The time of Legislature should eager without Independent votes.-Key West News, be- for the proper authorities to apply the

' ? ,' and the other officers now provided, for I be devoted solely to general legislation. i the death." January 3. remedy.-Jacksonville Daily Timu.rc .


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THE TRANSITS PENINSULAR R. R. in the South, made the Northerners ready Armstrong, Moses Junes;Allie I FALL 1 S s. FALL 1882.
to adopt the sentiments of Dixie: I, Briggs, Josephine Law, Daniel | J.- & T. KYDD'I
Bevice, C.V. I jam beg, Rosanna
,, AN 01110 EDITOR'S IMPRESSIONS ON TIlE BECENT Way down South in the land of cotton, Blackman, John M. Mandel, A. G.
EDITORIAL TRIP. Those old times are all forgotten, Briant, Barry Mecir, Frank .02
Our party had expected no attention after Look away, away away!1I Baley, Pegy Mauoe, Lizzie J. & T. KYDD y
arriving at Jacksonville. The intention was wish I was in Dixie, Burells, Peter Nought, M. J.
to dissolve as a party there, and each one go Away, away Cook,Mary Pietzsch, Arno .
where he desired. But the generous peoplei In Dixie's land I'll take my stand, Emerson, j. J. Ree,, Wm. Howell Have and are weekly receiving their immense Fall Stock of
i i of Florida would not permit this. The trip To live and die in Dixie!1" Farrin ton, David T. Reden, Moley C!
the St.Johns was planned and while ont OVI
up Gibson, Dan'l W. Ruse, Leonardi
farewell Ocala which
Such was our
1 the river came telegrams inviting us to visit Gladden, H M 2 Richards, Edward
Tallahassee, but as that trip would require was received with tremendous cheers by the< Grant, Willie Sims, Thomas SILKS BROCADES '| DRESS GOODS
I two days, it was regretfully: declined. We, people.-BarncsvUle (Ohio) Enterprise. Gavins, Dora Sims, Thomas a

however, voted to accept the invitation of Gray. C. W. Stanley. J. H. 0

the Transit & Peninsular: Railroad Companyto THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION Harris, J. J. Turker, FrankF. FANCY GOODS HOSIERY NOTIONS 0
make a trip over their line to Ocala,about QUESTION.We Taylor, Wm. Wright, John1Willison ,
100 miles south of Jacksonville. There wasa Grace b '
special train next day of handsome coaches, are glad to see that the Legislature i has: Higginbotham, Cornelia Jl
accompanied by Captain D. E. Maxwell, the determined to take up this question at once. -. -- HATS
superintendent; Captain A. O. MacDonell, It should be settled at the very outset of the 'Vm. B. Smith..New York. -
Hon. W. N. session for if the "short-cut" method pre-
the general ticket agent; Arnow Jacksonville.NO .
Thompson, assistant treasurer, and Major vails a prolonged session of the Legislature OFFICE.E. ftft
George R. Fairbanks, editor of the Fernan- would be a useless ( unnecessary expense., S. Jackson, Boardman, Fla.SAM'L Trunks, Valises, Blankets and Comfortables.HOUSEKEEPING .
modest editorwe In that event the of the appropriation -
dina Mirror. This is the most passage T. RIDDELL. P. M.Absolutely .
ever knew,and his name does not appearin bills and action on a few other impor- .
his paper. It is quite evident that he is tant matters, which would occupy but a fewda's ftM .
Ohio man. would be all that the necessities of the
not an
The train ran through a wild country, but State will require. Low taxes are now pos- GOODS -
we often came to clearings and villages,and sible, but this would be changed by a long H.W
were told that land along iJiis railroad commands session, the expenses of a convention, if 0Y4et .
from $10 to $50 an acre, though off (ailed immediately, and the extra session of H r
the line it can be bought cheaper. We the Legislature after the convention, to put A full and complete stock at VERY LOW FIGURES.

stopped at many places, and gathered curiosities !- in {force the new Constitution. The people
from the swamps, the groves and are in no humor for shouldering this ex I
stations. The ladies' car looked like a dec- pense. If the "short-cut" method prevails,, ;
orated hall at Christmas time. Passing the let the appropriation bills be passed and the Ay J6CLOTHINGCLOTHINGJ g

flourishing towns of Lawt(y, Waldo and present Legislature adjourned. The money ,
Hawthorne, Orange Lake was reached, and thus saved by a short session should be .
ii stop of an hour made at the Bishop i and enough to pay the expenses of the convention -
Harris groves. Mr. James A. Harris invitedus and even then it would be impossibleto A large and handsome stock of latest styles, -
to inspect his grove, packing house, etc., keep down the rate of taxation to four QD o
and to help ourselves to the fruit that hungin mills in 1884, and maintain the State on a
such abundance. This was the most (sash basis. It would, ho\yever. aid much in ..s From LOV, -PIII1;D to FINE Goods.
wonderful place we visited in the orange keeping down the tax rate. But we hopt O 0
country. It was originally a forest of live the "short-cut" method will not prevail.,
oaks and wild oranges,but many of the oaks The State is prosperous; good and hones) O y.
have been cleared out, and the orange trees: government exists in every county; the laws o jjiJ'" Orders by mail receive prompt attention, and carefully filled by !
have been grafted. Many dead trees still! are faithfully executed ; taxation has been
stand in their weird grandeur:, covered by greatly reduced, and will be lower still :; NN
the long trailing moss. It is civilization property) is rapidly increasing in value, and I -. Inc ''. K-y"JI: : :)
planted in the heart of a solitude. The every public and private interest is on theupgrade 4KIJ4G Li
grove of Mr. Harris contains 175 acres, and toward a more complete and pros- tfS
is so extensive and its surroundings so wild perous future. Why then such haste in Kew York Office, 83 Walker Street, a FEP1dfiUlNAFLOti1D.1.' ?
and strange, that several of our party lust calling a convention? Having prospered

reckoning, and could only find their way under the present constitution in the past,, --- .. ---- .,
out by following the sound of locomotive notwithstanding its admitted defects, it
whistle. The thousands of trees in this ought to be no intolerable burden to live FALL 1882. | J. & T. TTYDT I FALL 1S S2.

magnificent grove were still loaded with under it two or three years longer, during POWDER
fruit, although many thousand boxes have which time a convention can be called according -
already been shipped. The picking, pack- to the forms of law and against F. W. )IUM Y. J. N. C. STOCKTON R. D. KNIGHT.

ing and shipping operations were viewed which there can be urged no objection from Pure. :
with much interest. The two groves will any class or party. MUMBY, STOCKTON & KNIGHT.

ship 35,000 boxes this year, which will be The Union months ago expressed the POWDER never varies. A marvel I .IPOnTEns.
worth more than $100.000. Specimens of entinientwould demand THIS
opinion thatpublic!> purity,strength and wholesomeness.More .
the different varieties of the citrous were a convention, though it believed, and still economical than the ordinary kinds, The largest stock at wholesale and retail in the Southern States.
procured as mementos of their visit by does, that every necessary amendment could and cannot be sold in competition with the
many of the excursionists. They had left be reached as well and at much less; expense multitude of low test,short weight, alum or CROCKERY, CHINA AND GLASSWARE.Lamps .

their homes a and week the before, in the afforded midst of by legislative enactment. But since there phosphate powders. Sold oral., in ClW$. Chandeliers and General] Kerosene Fixtures, House-Furnishing Goods, Wood and:
ice and contrast by
snow, must be a convention, the main question i is ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO.,
and fruit of these WillowWare, Stone::; and 'fin.'Yare. Bird Cages, etc.
the green foliage golden how and when shall it he called. The phaseof 38 lOG Wall Street, New York.37H. .
magnificent groves was appreciated and the question, too,. has been fully discussed pijSOLE STATE AGENTS FOR THE MONITOR OIL STOVES..
dwelt upon in enthusiastic terms of admira- throughout the State, and doubtlessthe i Dinner Set $15 to $75; Tea Sets, $4 to $35; Chamber Sets, $3 25 to $25; Parlor Lamps '
tion. minds of our legislators are fully made PRESCOTT $1 25 to $15; Library Lamps, $3 75 to $9; Hall Lamps, $1 50 to $8. Table Cutlery, Plated
Leaving the grove, accompanied by the up on it, and nothing we can here say will Ware, Tea Trays, Coffee Urns, Pots, etc. Special inducements to the trade; also to Hotels,_
hospitable proprietor, we went to Silver change the opinion of any, nevertheless we Restaurants, Bars, etc. MUMBY:, STOCKTON & KNIGHT,
Spring, one of the wonders of Florida. It desire once more to put ourselves on record 48 No. 13 West Bay Street, JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
rises: from the ground, and is as wide as an methodas DEALER
as prot(stiu a'ainst the
ordinary creek and forty feet deep. It is a
unwise, and as affording a dangerous -
beautiful emerald gem in the midst of the hasty precedent, which mischievousin S. B. HUBBARD & CO.
may prove
swamp, and its clear depths with the bottom .
covered with wonderful colored stone, the future.-Union, Jariuwy 6. IN;,, -...

seems like an enchanted spot, suited for the --- --.--------- JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,
home of elfs and fairies. Some of our party
had boat rides on the bosom of the beautiful "
spring, but time was flying and they were Hardware, Stoves, Doors, Sash Blinds, Paints, Oils,
recalled, and we hurried( on to hospitable In looking over the columns of the daily
Ocala. press one cannot but be impressed) with the : : $&3r PUMPS, LEAD AND IRON PIPE, SUGAR :MILLS, RUBBER AND LEATHER '
This is the county seat of Marion, situated number of acts of violence recorded therein. BELTING, STEAM AND GAS FITTING, PLUMBING AND TINSMITHING.J235HAZARD'S '
about forty miles across the country west of ; It would seem as if murder were stalking; :
Palatka. We had loitered so long on the I through the land, and that crime was holding POWDER, BARBED FENCE WIRE. 42-tjanl

way that it was nearly sunset when we arrived high carnival. These acts of violence Ladies',
at the end of our journey. We got out are confined to no one section of the coun- -
blisses': River and Ocean Steamboats.
at the station, where an array of carriages try. In looking over the Western papers, ,
and wagons were standing ready to convey for example, wa find many recorded, occurring Children's ---
us to the Ocala: Hotel and on a tour around in that section. that our own dispatchesdo
the town. General Robert Bullock, on be- not bring us. All through the land star- and Infants', MALLORY'S STEAMSHIP LINE !
half of the citizens, tendered a warm wel- ing head-lines appeal to a morbid taste for Men's, ,
come. After speaking of the hasty arrangements horrors, and sensational writers make the Roys'
and the power of the press, he said: most of deeds of butchery.But and Youths',
We extend, I repeat,our heartiest welcome, are we really, as a people, worse in .
.\' regretting that the latenesss of the reception this respect than those who have gone before .
of the notice of your coming: has us,or than we used to be? We think FINE FLORIDA AND NEW YORK
prevented that fuller and elaborate prepara- not. It must be remembered that we are
tion which the delight of the prospect of seeing fifty millions of people, and that in a popu- .
you has inspired." Our party were then lation so large, with human nature constituted -
seated in the vehicles and we took a delightful as it is. there must daily be crimes of SE w Dttc .

drive through the\ town, and along Orange various descriptions. It must also be remembered -
Avenue, a sandy road, with orange that, whereas in days gone bv,
groves in the earlier stages of growth on only crimes of exceptional atrocity or notoriety u on ooh G&i itc;rl L&C noa;
heralded all the ]land ,
both sides of it. The conductors were gentlemen were through ,
of the town, who had made, or expected low the network of railroads and telegraph AND
to make fortunes out of the orange wires that overspreads the country sendsibroad
business. Our driver regretted, as he passeda the news of every act of violence. Its .
young grove, that he had sold it for$500an i not then that crime has increased in the SLIPPERS .
acre; but when he came to another he and in proportion to population, but thatt
felt better,; for in this case he had sold is more fully recorded. -u--- u- .
twenty acres for$21,000: making handsome But still it must he admitted that with
profit by the operation. The' land around he:: growth of this country, and with its ad Embracing New and PopularFURNISHING
this town had remained a forest from the rancement in civilization, crime should
time of De Soto's expedition until the orange have decreased. It cannot be truthfully
boom had rescued it from obscurity and said that this is the case. Without seeking
made the wilderness blossom us the rose. other causes, it can be asserted, without fear S-r-Y-I.ES:
The gold which he sought was not gatheredin >contradictionthat reason for this is the -THE FINE STEAMSHIPS.
crystals or in streams, and never sprang criminal habit of carrying concealed weapon ..
into life uptil judicious labor had planted We use: the criminal" advisedly, CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, 1,080 T<)NS.
orange groves, and then the wealth came in "or whatever is contrary to law is criminal.We l. GENTS'
the shape of golden fruit which brought do not consider it the mark of a brave 'I STATE OF TEXAS 1,42 TO3V8.

tribute from other climates. There is also a man to carry concealed weapons, but rather ANDR'tTBBER CARONDELET, .' ::1, ,08 TONS.
Lemon Avenue at Ocala,but we had no timeto the contrary. Of course there are circumstances \
take in its beauties. in \which carrying them is justifiable OOO3DS. WESTEITX TEXAS, :1,21O TONS. -

After this pleasant: ride, the orange kings but for a man to put on his pistol in ,
took us to the Ocala House, an excellent the: morning as regularly as he puts on his
hotel where a bountiful repast, with the I coat does no credit to him as a citizen nor #3'THE NEW STORE.-

t Southern accessories, awaited our comin I is a man.
Here we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, and :Especially is this a dangerous habit in the ONLY DIRECT LINE TO NEW YORK.

after supper spent an hour listening to the I'oung. Many of them think that it is man ]3 {( W. F. WOOD, Jr., } SC .
conversation of our charming; entertainers.The 1)". Poor fools. True manhood consists in 'IONE
evening was warm and pleasant. 78 :jourage of soul, in daring to do right; in
degrees above zero and the editors and citizens ibhorring bullying, braggadocio and row- > {j Proprietor, } E]
gathered outside and enjoyed the balmy lyism. Let a thinskinned youth, of violent of the above STEAMERS will sail from FERNANDINA FOR NEW YORK

clime. Nothing pleased us more than the temper and great idea of his own im- c:> !. C> THURSDAY:; AFTERNOON on arrival of afternoon trains from Jack-
whole-souled welcome of little Ocala. It, jortanceand honor-heaven save the mark- sonville, Cedar Key, and Peninsular Railroad. '
seemed like the garden-spot of the South, stick a pistol habitually in his pocket, and having Transfers between Fernandina and New
and its people had captured us entirely. he is making of himself a dangerous element IJI :a: York This offers Line the, BEST AND: no QUICKEST TRANSPORTATION TO SHIPPERS OF
When we had gathered at the depot, before in a community and perhaps pavinghe FRUITS, VEGETABLES, and others. ,
leaving, Dr. Maxwell, in behalf of the citizens way for an early grave or a criminal's ,
made a beautiful address, speeding the loom. S .s The traveling public are offered the'advantages' of a DIRECT LINE and UNSURPASSED -
parting guests on their way through the We do not know how much the habit to AND ACCOMMODATIONS TO FLORIDA. WITHOUT CHANGE; making close
State and to their homes. This was responded which we have alluded obtains in this com- connections at FERNANI>INA with FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE RAIL-
to Major Bickham, of the Dayton Journal, I nunity. Hundreds of our citizens never S'iSr ROAD for JACKSONVILLE, and thence by Steamers to all points on the ST.
in appropriate terms, and after hearty hand- think (of carrying a weapon, but the display JOHNS OCKLAWAHA and INDIAN RIVERS: and with the FLORIDA TRANSIT
shakes with the kind Ocalains the Ohiomen (>f weapons on Christmas was sufficient evi- :a: RAIJ..ROA for ALL STATIONS and GULF PORTS OF FLORIDA ; and RAILROADfor with
bid goodbye to all with much regret. Three (1 lence that there are others who do, though PENINSULAR RAILROAD for OCALA. and with FLORIDA TROPICAL

cheers were given for Ocala, and three for uch; we can well say, are by no means toe V.Fernandina. .. LAKE WEIR.
the editors. Before the train moved out, > ranked among our best citizen-Mobile C> C> I
however another touch was added to the Register. TIIROUGII BILLS OF LADING TO,ALL POIXTS.I
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farewell The editors crowded into
scene. .
the ladies' car, and, led by superb singers List of Letters : C> j EJ For freight, passage rates, and schedules, or further information, apply to

like Hitchcock and Alderson, sang"{Dixie" Remaining in the Post-Office at Fernandi- R. W. SOUTHWICK, Agent, '

with vim and feeling, changing one word na. Nassau county, Florida, Jan. 13, 1883.'ersons :a {j Cor. Centre & Third. } S FERNANDINA FLORIDA.C. '
only. As one touch of nature makes the ;
calling for these letters,must
whole kin touches of say
world the
so many New York- 51- ,
East River.
Pier 20
brotherly kindness, manifested everywhere advertised: ; r-TIIE NEW STORE.

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t. ,,ii" \.'- l' ...i. "... ,> Judge-R. D. Davis, Sanderson.
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\" ,\ '" .' Clerk-F. J. Pons, Sanderson. of Revenue-Frederick N For
.': I LAND OFFICE:! GAINESVILLE. Sheriff .U. C. Herndon, Sanderson. Ocala. '

Register L.; A.. Barnes, Gainesville. Assessor of Taxes:-George P. Canova, San- Superintendent of School4-H. C", Marti

irt' rnr! Receiver-John' It'. Rollins, Gainesville. derson. Fort l\IcGoy. '
1 I ,." Sun-eyitr-Genertd l.: Malavhi Martin, Talla Collector of Revenue Fleming B. Smith, MONROE COUNTY.
; GEl BESt hassee.:: *'- 4 i Sands roa. County Judge-Chas. S. Baron Key West
DISTRICT .COURT. Superintendent of Schools-A. J. W. Cobb, Clerk-Peter T. bright KeyVt.'St..
lii Olustee.
Sheriff George A. Demerritt
Judge-Thomas Settle, Jacksonville. ( Key West
; .' ,Marshal. 1LDurkee: Jacksonville. of TaXfs-'Valter C. Maloney, j'r..
Key West.Collector.
Clerk-Philip'Walter, Jacksonville. County Judge-J. R. Richard, Providence.
!*' I ,j' Clerk Henry F. York, Lake Butler. .of RC1.'ellUe-'Yalter C. Maloney.
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| > i a i \,4 ,. ; Sheriff -W. W. Tumblin, Starke. Jr., Key 'Vest.Superinlelldent.
15?. ,, ; Collector-Dennis. ,Eagan, Jacksonville. Assessor of Taxes-N. C. Wainwright, Lake of Schools--J. V. Harris'Rev.
.< Butler. '% est.
fu-r \ John W.. Howell, Fernandina. Collector of Revenue-Bunjaerry Haynes: NASSAU COUNTY.County.IurigeHinton .
THE Santa Fe.Superintendent.
1 3 :. '., Edward Hopkins, Jacksonville.John J. Baker, Fernan
Schools-L. 'B. Rhodes
: m of dina.
F. House,' :St.: Augustine.
! : Starke.
-. Joseph: :: Hirs 'edar Key Clerk-J. A. Edwards, Fernandina.
BREVARD COUNTY. Sheriff Peter Cone, Fernandina.

\\tyl County Judge-James A. McCrory, City Assessor of Tares-Wm. H. Garland, Fer
i .' t : ; State Oiiicers. Point. nandina.
jl !
i M EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT. Clerk-A. A. Stewart, Titusville. Collector of Revenue-Warren F. Scott. Fer
> I f Assessor of Taxes Wallace R. Moses, Geor- nandina.
? {* ': GUL'ernor-Wm. D. Bloxham, Tallahassee.
? I Il Lietttenaul.G 1eruor-Livingston W. Bethel gianna. Superintendent of Schools W. A. Mahoney.
4ri4V- Key West. Collector of Ret'imue-A. D. Johnston, Orlando Callahan.

: Secretary of State-John L. Crawford, Tal- l Orange county.Superintendent ORANGE: COUNTY.:

lahassee of Schools-A. Grady La County Judge-R. L. Summerlin, Orlando
'Joinptroller! ="W,,1J. Barnes,,Tallahassee. Grange. Clerk-J. P. Hughey, Orlando.
i', The people generally get that which they make a market for. They demanded better Treitsurer-Henry A. L'Engle,Tallahassee.AttorneyGeneralGeorge CLAY COUNT; Sheri Thomas W. Shine, Fort Reid

u i newspapers. and within the last few years journalism has made rapid strides. P. Raney, Talla- County Judge-J. T. Copeland, Orange Ref of Taxes-Jaui&> M. Owens, FortCollector
' ? ', ", hassee. Park. < It'la.
1, ': THE TIMES, which, from the day of its first issue, took place in the front rank of Cuniinissim,qf.Lands-P. W.'"White.Tallahassee Clerk-0. A. Buddington, Green Cove of Revenue-Richard H. Marks .

[i? 4 progressive journalism, has kept along at the double-quick step, and at this time is ,' _. Springs. Sanford.
rr ; ; Superintendent'of. Public Instruction-E. K. Sheriff James W. DeWitt Green Cove Superintendent of School* John T. Beeks,
f -
'J'iH Foster, Tallahassee. Springs. Fort Reid.

( Adjutant-General: Yonge, Tallahassee Assessor of Taxes-Wrn. Conway, Kingsley. PUTNAM COUNTY.
;; ,A BETTER NEWSPAPER THAN EVER. BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION. Collector of Relenue-Wm. S. Plummer, Judge of Probate E. Harrison, Pal atka.

i Commissioner A. Robinson, Tallahassee. Maxville. Clerk-". F. Forward, Palatka.
lI. ., Superintendent of Schools-M. F. Geiger, Sheriff Thomas Shally. t
'' Clerk-R. C. Long, Tallahassee. Mid lcburo. Asses:'or--S. E. Timmons.
It is a journal that never sleeps and never takes a holiday. As there are 365 days, so Special Agent-Columbus Drew, Astor COLUMBIA COUNTY. Collector of Rettuue-Joseph Price.

:i. ; there are 365 Issues of THE TIMES in a year. The week-day edition of THE TIMES is Building, Jacksonville.L County Judge-W. M. Ives, Jr., Lake City. 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. Strickland. 9TAYLOR

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. COUNTY.
'" Associate Justice-J. Westcott, jr.,Tallahas- Assessor of Taxes'-L. W. Rivers,Lake City. County. "( '-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.

,- widely known as "the handsomest paper in the country." CIRCUIT JUDGES. County Judge-William A. McLean, Jack County Treasurer-D. S. Sutton, Perry.
sonville. County Surveyor). \. Cox, Perry.
First Citcuit-Augustus, E. Maxwell, Pen- Collector of Revenue J. B. H
"nIee, Perry
:; sacola. Clerk-Thomas E. Buckman, Jacksonville.
Assessor of Taxe# S. H. I'eacI'k, Perry.ST. .
Uriah Bowden Jacksonville.
Second Circuit-David S. Walker, Tallahas- Sheriff ,
: .. .Y. :. Assessor of Taxes A. J. Prevatt, Jackson JOHN'S COUNTY.

,, .: : . see.Third Circuit-E. J. Vann, Madison. ville. County Judge-M. R. Cooper, St. Augus
' 'tr' ..s )'..; ,_ : Fourth Circuit-James il. Baker, Jackson- Collector of Ret'enue-loses J. Brown, tine.
: Jacksonville. Clerk-Bartolo F. Oliveros, St. Augustine.
ville.Fifth..Oircu -James B. Dawkins, Gaines- Superintendent of Schools-Albert J. Rus- Sheriff: Ramon Hernandez, Augustine
ville. sell Jacksonville. Assessor of Taxes David L. Dunham St.
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Sixth Circuit-H. L. Mitchell, Tampa. HAMILTON COUNTY. Augustine.

h9IMI Seventh Circuit=Vf. Archer Cocke, Sanford County Judge-Henry J. Stewart, Jasper. St.Collector of Ret'e1tuc-Joseph. F. Llambias,
Clerk-J. Caldwell, Jasper. Augustine.Superinttiident
Court Calendar.FIRST Sheriff James M. Duncan, Jasper. St. of Schools-C. 1:. Perpall.
Assessor of Taxes-J. R. Hunter, Ancrum. Augustine.
v CIRCUIT. Collector of Rtt'ellUe-'V. H. H. McLeod, SUMTER COUNTY.

1f Fall Term- Columbia County.Superintendent County JltdgeHenIJ' S.C'assddy, Leesburg,
h !, f 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 in Holmes October., 2d. Wednesday after 4th :Monday HERNANDO COUNTY. Assessor of Tares-G. P. Wall. Webster.
Collector of Rel't:7me-J. R.
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- Sumterville. Cf. Hamilton,

; of America. It circulates, as A FIRST-CLASS FAMILY JOURNAL, in every. State in October. ville. Superintendent of Schools-A. C. Clarke.
.V"i Jackson, 3d Monday after 4th Monday in Clerk-J. C. Law, Brooksville. Sumterville.
': and Territory, and it has subscribers in every part of the world. October. Sheriff-J. B. Mickler, Brooksville. SUWAXEE COUNTY.Coud .

; .. ; The leading feature of THE WEEKLY is: the Escambia. Monday in December. Assessor of Taxes-Frank E.Saxon, Brooks- M.
i ,.">, M' This act amended section 2 of act of February ville. y .IttdfJ'-M. Blackburn, Uvft-
t ,' i 10, 1879, and does not change the Collector of 'enue-P. M. Townsend, Oak.ClerkRobert
Spring Term. Brooksville. A. Reid, Live Oak.

", ../ I! .A.t\TJST: .A.J.S :-rsm: :: :: "VV..A.B.."7 Spring Term- THIRD CIRCUIT. Fort Superintendent Dade. of Schools-D. H. Thrasher, born.Sheriff Assessor John of Taxes R. -Sessions W. H., Live sessions Oak., Wei-

a Taylor, 1st. Tuesday after 1st Monday in HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY. Collector f flertUlIe-Uobert F. Allison.

This embraces of unwritten contributed April. County Judge-H. L. Crane, Tampa. Live Oak.
department chapters history, by prominent Madison, Monday in April.
Clerk-Wm. C. Brown, Tampa. Superintendent of Schools-J. 0. C. Jones
: ., a ': J .: actors in the War of the Rebellion, and it has become a recognized depository of suchmatters Hamilton, 4th Monday in April. Sheriff-D. Isaac Craft, Tampa. Live Oak.
Suwanee 1st : after 4th
I' Monday Monday
whether from Northern or Southern sources. THE ANNALS will be kept fully in Assessor of Taxes-S. E.Sparkman, Tampa. VOIt:" COUNTY..
t I April. Collector of Revenue-','. F. Buns,Tampa. County Judge--James H. Chandler
"' up to the high standard of former years. I in Columbia April. 3d Monday after 4th Monday Superintendent of Schools-W.P. HendersonTampa. prise. Enter-
r Lafayette 6th Tuesday after 4th Clerk-John W. Dickins Enterprise.
; __ Monday
)I. in April. Sheriff W. A. Cone, Enterprise.
Fall Term- County Judge-J. B. Christie, Monticello. Assessor nf Taxes-John Andcr
Taylor, 1st Tuesday after l&t: Monday in Sheriff T. B. Simkins, Monticello. prise.
t" 9 .. ] TERwnr'S_ ', r.. [ October. Clerk-W. C. Bird, Monticello. Collector of llt't'ellue-John B. Jordan, De-
!! ;
Superintendent of Schools-W. R. Taylor Land.
""i Madison, 2d Monday in October. ,
: '. '. I Hamilton, 4th Monday in October. Monticello. Superintendent of Schools-A. Cranshaw
". 1-.1! '.. Suwannee Monday after 4th Monday County Treasurer W. M. Girardeau,'Mon Enterprise.

; \ THE DAILY TIMES; -Twelve Cents a week ; MAIL SUBSCRIPTIONS, postage free,.Six Dot in October. ticello. WAKULLA COUNTY.
> Collector of Palmer :Mon Count J"dqr.A.. '
'enlle-Joseph Giles fVawfnrdville.
< lars Cents : Columbia, 3d Monday after 4th Monday ,
a year, Fifty a/month.
:: : October. ticello. Sheriff W.'ll. Walker, ChuvfortU ille.

> \- TIlE WEEKY TIMES-Fifty-six columns of the choicest reading, cpeciallyprepared:: ;: Lafayette, 6th Tuesday after 4th Monday Assessor of Taxes-J. P. Grantham, Wau- Clerk-Nat. P.. Walker Crawfo'lldlle.
in October. keenah. Superintendent of cwols'V. 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. County Tteas'uuWalker, Craw

St. John's, 2d Tuesday in March.\ Sheriff Thomas J. Walker, New Troy. fordville.
Twenty copies, Twenty-five Dollars. An 'Extra sent free to
; copy Clerk Howell Hawkins New Collector of Reienuer. II. Walker, Crawford -
Clay, 4th Tuesday in March.
r any person getting up Clubs of ten or twenty. : Bradford, 1st Tuesday in April. Superintendent of Sch ools-J.C.Ramsey,New ville.
Assessor 'It"1'1 ( R. :
llc\"tH..ls. Craw-
Troy. .
Baker 2d in '
THE SUNDAY EDITION-Double sheet, eight The best known and riot Tuesday April. fordville.
'' pages. accomplished Nassau, 3d Tuesday in April. County Treasurer-J. :M. N. Peacock, NewTroy.
: writers contribute to its columns.every week. Two Dol Duval, 1st Tuesday in May. .
: Collector of Revenue-Newton Sapp New Stoves and Tin .
Fall Term-
FL lars a year, postage free. Single copies, Four Cents. .
Troy. -- -
St. John's 2d Tuesday in September. -- ----- -

F -I. ; THE TIMES ALMANAC Manual of Political and Other Information, published. :. on Clay, 4th Tuesday in September. Assessor of Taxes-A. Ackley, New Troy. IV. JL*. sTIYzTTl..

: -the First of January, every year. Fifteen Cents a cop!. Bradford, 1st Tuesday in October. LEON COUNTY. Second Street, opposite the Post-Office,
Baker 2d in October.
Tuesday County Judge-Win. P. Byrd, Tallahassee
I. ", ;i ANNALS OF THE WAR-A royal octavo volume of 800 pages, beautifully illustrated Nassau, 3d Tuesday in October. Sheriff :Moseley, Tallahassee.
Duval, 1st Tuesday in November.FIFTH .
,,', -Written by Principal Participants in the War, North at..l. South. Clerk-C. A. Bryan, Tallahassee.\
CIRCUIT. Superintendent of Schools-Henry N.Felkel,
", Address all letters and other communications to ; Tallahassee. .
'," '... : Spring Term- __ .
!e \ ... : Sumter, 3d Monday in March.\ Treasurer L. Demilly. Tallahassee. i 4''r} '

:: i :,:; :';:;: ; : !, -r :-I-J:1\I.IES: : : : :: : ; Marion, 4th Monday in March. hassee.Collector of Rerelnte-C. C. Pearce, Talla
:" 'i.J Putnam, 3d Tuesday:: after 4th Monday in
: : : TIMES March. Assessor of Taxes. -G.A. Croome, Tallahassee.
4 ", \. Levy, 4th Tuesday after 4th Monday in r IINSTOVES
\' Crt:: March. LEVY COUNTY.
,w ;; i IIILADELI.J.IIJ\. ,
.,10-..,'', Kz-, '. Alachua, 4th Moltdayafter4th Monday in County Judge-W. H. Sebring, Bronson; I
March. Clerk-J. M. Barco, Bronson.
SEND FOB A SPECIMEN, : OPY. Fall Term- Sheriff( J. S. Parker, Bronson. S
.. -- ':.: '- Sumter, 1st Monday in October. Assessor of Taxes-Louis Appell, Bronson.

-, .,. Marion; 3d Monday in October. Collector of' Re-t'elllle-J. Ira Gore, CedarKey.
"" f' -: Putnam. 3d Tuesday in November. .
cr '!: Levy, 4th Tuesday in November. Superintendent of School*-J. B. Jlen en-
j Alachua, 1st Monday after 4th Tuesday in hall, Bronson.
.,... : County Judge-R. :\. Witherspoon, :Madi
[ > ,.-{ ET : Spring Term- ROOFING AND GUTTERING,

VII. BLOOD Orange, 4th Monday in January. son.SheriffS.. M. Hankins Madison. PUMPS, DRIVEN WELLS, ETC.
SYRUP? Volusia, Monday in February.
Clerk-John M. MadisonSuperintendent
T Beggs, A large stock of Stoves on hand. Give me
Brevard 1st Monday in March. of Schools-E. S. Tyner, a call, and compare my prices with those of
Dade, 3d Monday in April.
other houses
here elsewhere.G. .
Cures all diseases of the Stomach, Liver Bowels Fall Term- or :
i County Treasurer-S. S. Smith, Madison.

i i : I. a Kidney, Skin and Blood. MILLIONS testify!'.' to its Orange Volusia,,2d 2d Monday Monday in in August.September. Collector of Ret'eliue-\I. H. Warring, :Mad F. VERY,

i I efficacy; in healing the above named diseases, and Brc'ard.4th Monday in September.Dade ison.Assessor of Taxes-B. D. Wadsworth, Mad-
.: 2<1 Monday jn November. ft:
..f; r \ : LtP! pronounce .it to be the Best Remedy Known to Man j ison. MANATEE COUNTY.

k: I& County Officers. County Judge-Z. T. Crawford, Manatee. LIVERY AND BOARDING STABLES.

.. '; Cmtnfy.Jad{ -Junius C.,Gardner, Gaines Sheriff A. S. Watson, Pine Level. CARRIAGES AND WAGONS
Trade MarL Trains.
; fI ville. Assessor of Taxes-S. J. Tyler, Bradentown To and from Steamers and !

"; ; 6A.G-.ENTS WANTED. a :,; Clerk-J. A. Carlisle, Gainesville. Collector of Relenue-Jlarion G. Carlton, CONTRACTS FOR HAULING Err.:

1 ", Laboratory 77 West Third St., New York City. Druggists ;sell.* it. Sheriff-John Assessor' of axes'V.-Turner Qeorge, Gainesville.W. Hawthorne, Popash.Superintendent of Schools-Felix J. Seward, FOR SALE :

tf. '' ; Hawthorne. Pine Level. HORSES, BUGGIES, HARNESS,

; ;, ; CEDARTOWN, HA., June 20th, '1881. Collector of Reveinie-H.G. Denton, Gaines MARION COUNTY. CARTS AND WAGONSf -
; Dr. Clark Johnson:-My children were sick with Fever. and a short triaFof your : ville. County Judge-Samuel Marshall Ocala. p TERMS CASH

Indian Blood Syrup completely cured them. i! I Superintendent of Schools-W. N. Sheats, Clerk-Robert Bullock, Ocala. Office and Stable-First Street near

1m'r. '. ,46 nUDIE CyNT1EL.Fy : Gainesville. > Sheriff-A. B. Crutchfield, Ocala. Broom Street Wharf. 49tfI

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THE RIGHTS OF A $7 COn t we can build much cheaper than the Indian Professional and Business Card IME CARD ,d

The representatives of the people have as- planter can build the size he required. PARKER'SHAIR JL OF THE .,
sembled in the State Capitol and will aftera though he does get his labor for ten cents Jai DR. II. ST. JAMES, '- : 1
per day. The cost of retting jute then it FLORIDA TRANSIT
few days of preliminary work consider the BALSAM. RAILROAD
in Indiajust .
this country will be cheaper ;
discuss those
wants of the State questions :. r
in proportion as the pond or receptacle A perfect dress -- -:
which are agitated, and pass such laws as in which the jute is placed, costs less 'ingelegantlyperfitmed Office on Second Street, (over Win. Lake's PENINSULAR RAILROAD, I
demanded by the people or that will giveto and harmless :
are -
than in India. Water being just as cheap Jewelry Store), ,
the people the largest amount of good. Removes (Waltto Branch,) ,
The must important measure for consideration here as there, and as water produces the dandruff restores FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. '
is shall the $7 cow have rights that '.desired color and quality of fibre that the natural color and AND :
that is shallwe trade requires it is i the only practical sol- preventsbaldness Anaesthetics administered when required. FERNANDINA'ACKSO \"ILLE 1.
every man is! bound to respect; R. :.--
be compelled to fence a thousand dollar vent known for dissolving the gum that .. SO al rritu"urr mid iut..fltiut Fifteen years' experience. Fees moderate.
holds the fibres together.The .
against a $7 cow, or shall we fence the jute ..
crop ': in other LOUIS A. C. LANGE
results of>all experimenters ; nORISTONCOLOGNE. '
cow. The law at present requires the orange methods of retting jute has been to add cost In Effect January 7th, 1 83. \ 1
the truck miser and the farmer to
grower and reduce its commercial UPHOLSTERER.
to the product
help the stockman feed his $7 cow. r I ::) IAKEn,
cattle to run at largeis value. All nqalI ly fm..t .
The law permitting '
The machine not only reduces the cost of ,, grant perfame with Foot of Centre Street, GOING SOUTH.
unconstitutional a disgrace.
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Such a law may be enacted by a legislature.It handling jute, buy it also produces a more t pro peril*!. FERNANDINA. FLORIDA. Leave Fernandina........................ 8.00a.m.:
may be supported by the people, but it is uniform quality-therefore more desirable" SS! and 7 J crate. Leave Hart's Road....................._ 8.42 a.m.:
not a" good law. Any law that interferes It saves t expense of cutting butts, besides PARKER'S Furniture repaired in the best manner. Leave Callahan.......................... 9.48 a.m.
with the property and prosperity of those making that portion of the stalk, usually Hair Mattresses:: made to order at short Leave Dutton........................ ....10.15 a.m. '
who are carrying on a l legitimate business is cutoff in India-as butts "- of a uni.for'm CINCER TONICAn notice._ 36 Leave Brandy Branch .................10.30 a.m.

in opposition: to the spirit of our govern quality with the best of the stalk. Leave Baldwin...................?......11.05 a.m.
ment. No law should besustained if itgivesto Jute grows most luxuriantly on moist alluvial Invigorating Medicine that Never IntoxicatesThis WM. B. C. DURYEE, : Leave Maxville.........................11.32 a.m.
more power than unotherNo soils. It should be the aim of the delicious combination of Ginger. Buchu. Leave Highland_.......................11.55 a.m.
one law should person be sustained if it permits one planter to produce stalks about one inch in Mandrake Stillingia.and many.other of the best GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANT, Leave Lawtey ....................._.....12.15 p.m.:
the rights of property legitimately diameter at the butt, as many as possible vegetable remedies known cures all disorders of Leave Tenl p Ie's.................. .......12.30 p.m.
to trespass in the on possessession of another. upon an acre-12 or 15 feet high. Jute will the bowels stomach liver,kidneys and lungs, &is CENTRE ST., NEAR R. R. DKI-.IT, Arrive Starke............................12.31 p.m.

has an acre of Bermuda grow in some rich soils if drilled. 11 to !2 The Best and Sorest Cough Cure Ever Used Leave Starke .............................12.56 p.m.
Suppose arvl a the person is worth $10. Has his inches in diameter, but this is not as desirable If you are suffering from Female Complaints, FERNANDINA, FLA. Leave Thurston .......................... 1.06 p.m..
grass, right crop to let his $7 cow go over here as in India, as it is more profitable Nervousness Wakefulness, Rheumatism Dyspepsia Arrive Waldo.............................. 1.30 p.m. 1
and neighbor, eat up a the crop, and thereby convert for the Indian to remove the pith from a age Tonic.or any disease It will or strengthen infirmity brain take and Parker'sGinger body Hay, Corn, Oats Leave Waldo............................... 1.35 p.m. 1

her into a $17 cow at his neighbor's expense single stalk producing two ounces of fibre and give you new life and vigor,, Leave Gainesville........................ 2.27 p.m. +
? Under the present law, yes ; but by than from a small one yielding one ounce 100 DOLLARSPaid HENRY BARKER, Leave Arredondo ........................ '2.43 p.m.
moral law, fibre. But the machine will strip two stalks: for anything injurious found in Ginger Tonicor LUMBER AND'TDlllElt Leave Batton............................. 2.57 p.m. i
every No one inch each in diameter as quickly as from for a failure to help dealers or In cure. Law LICNSED INSPECTOR Leave Archer.............................. 3.15 p.m. ;
We.and 11 iu**t drop.! UTlnr boring ,
Your neighbor has no more right; morally one two inches in diameter, producing a. $1 Size. Send for circular to Hiacoz*Co.,U3 WmJt.,N.T. Leave Bronson ........................... 3.50 p.m.. +
to let his cow eat up your grass or truck than vl'tter'quality of fibre. All intelligent planters FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. Leave Otter Creek....................... 4.27 p.m. i
he has to roll out a barrel of flour without then will know how best. to treat their I .__h.___. _::= The best attention given, to the shipmentof Leave Rosewood..... ................... 5.02p.m.
paying for it. If there is a great moral own soil to obtain the largest yield of fibre. Lumber, Timber. Ties, etc., Arrive Cedar Key........................ 5.35 p.m."
On a deep, rich, moist soil, jute should be
and Medicines.S'rAI3LISIIII
in volveil, on which side should beth Drugs Accounts
principle promptly made and satisfaction 1
broadcast if and will GOING NOKTH.
sown ( sown early) pro-
law? Why on the moral side because! ; guaranteed.For .
that i is always the best for humanity. Thenif duce from 3.000 to 4.000 Ibs per acre, while ) 1875. the past ten years with Colonel J. C. Leave Cedar Key.......................... 7.25 a.m.. i
this be true it should be the policy of the less rich soils will be more likely to produce Read, to whom apply for reference.a Leave Rosewood......................... 8.05 a.m. '
State to remedy all laws that are adverse to a full crop if planted. in drills from two to Leave Otter Creek........................ 8.40 a.m.
the progress of Humanity. Now, let us examine three feet apart according to the judgment DAVID J. TAYLOR Jr. Leave Bronson. .............. ........... 9.22 a.m
the true state of a Hairs.( There in this of the planter in the strength of his soil. -1 1' I'I =- Leave Archer.............................. 9.52a.m.
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section one hundred men who own groves The western grain drilling machine will. ----I -- HIP BROKER AND INSPECTOR Leave Batton .............................10.09 a.m.
containing from one hundred to five thousand probably prove the most economical machine -i Ii AM) .... 1 1- S Leave Arredondo .......................10.24 a.m. i
trees to one man who owns one hundred for planting jute. In all cases the< OF LUMBER AND TIMBER Leave Gainesville.......................10.50 a.nl.
head of cattle. Who shall be protected? the ground should be well prepared before sow -MEDl'CIN'ES--! Arrive Waldo.............................11.40 a.m. r

hundred groves or the hundred head of ing. The amount of seed required will be< -I FERNANDINA, FLORID. Leave Waldo .......................... ..12.00 m.
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cattle ; the present law says the cattle. Let controlled entirely by the method of planting Leave Thurston...........................12.24 p.m.
us come down to a more equal illustration.Here and strength of soil, say from 6 to 15 Office corner Centre and Second Sts. 25 Arrive Starke............................12.38 p.m.
are two men ; one has one hundred pounds per acre. The seed may be plantedfrom Leave Starke................................ 1.00 p.m.
trees worth $10 each, the other having one March or April to June according to HORSEY & CO.PHARMACISTS JAMES McGIFFIX.CONTRACTOR Leave Temple's.......................... 1.09 p.m. i
hundred cows worth $7 each ; the trees locality, making the planting :season: las! ., Leave Lawtey ............................ 1.33 p.n1.

can't go over and eat up the (cows so they three months. --- ----- ---- ------- -- --- AND BUILDER Leave Highland.... .................... 1.55p.m.
are harmless, but the cows win go over and Jute should be cut while in flower to produce Leave Maxville...:...................... 2.19 p.m. ,
eat up the trees. Now, who should be protected thebest quality of fibre. The machineis :1 J j= Alachua Street between Second and Third. Arrive Baldwin........ .................. 2.43 p.m
? The owners are both citizens, and placed in the field, there removing! thc Leave Baldwin ........ ................. 2.53 p.m.
botli JUaha'etll equal amount of capitdlat : pith and outer bark; the ribbons (which: FERNANDINA, FLA. Leave Brandy Branch.................. 3.15 p.m.

Make.: Why a reasonable man would !say are the product of the machine) are then Centre Street, Leave Dutton ?........................... 3.35 p.m.
whereas, the cows are u herd of prowling placed in water to ret, which will require Orders and estimates from a distance care- Leave Callahan.......................... 4.25 p.m.
depredators, they must he restrained. But about ten days, when they are reihoved FERXAXDIXA, FLORIDA. fully attended to. 25-tf Leave Hart's Road...................... 5.15 p.m.,
the law says : Mr. Horticulturist, Mr. Gardener washed, dried and baled for market, at a Cst -------- ---- Arrive Fernandina ............... ..... 5.50 p.m. r
and :\1'[ Farmer, fence up your trees, of from 1J to 21 cents per pound dependingupon constantly on hand a fine assort- O. S. OAKES
the price of labor and facilties for ret KEEP of FRESH and PURE FOREIGN Trains daily, except Sunday.
your truck, your corn, or I (the law) will C UIII'DER .
come over and consume them, and thus the ting. In most cases, the assistance of a i and DOMESTICDrugs ONTRACTOR AND P ,
man with a bunch of$7 cows:: is made monarch stream or bayou may be obtained for this 1e
of all that ain't fenced. purpose. Any pond that will contain 445 and Chemicals MANUFACTURES PENINSULAR RAILROAD -
Think on it, ponder on it, and the more cubic yards of water. or say 80x30x5: feel DOORS AND WINDOW FRAMESOF ,
you think and reason and ponder the more deep will be large enough to contain the ALL SIZES. GOING SOUTH.
jute ribbons that will make ten tons of fibre,, Homoeopathic and Patent. Medicines, ,
you will wonder that. such a law has ever Post Office Box 174. Waldo .. .
\ Leave Junction. .......... 1.40 p.m.
work of each after whicha
.existed. The stock business: of Putnam or ten days a ton ; \
Proprietary and Fancy' Goods, jan4 Fernandina, Fla Leave 2.02 p.m.
don't amount to anything when day's work will be the removal, leaving
;, county ---- Leave Hawthorne 2.20 .
roomfora lay'swork of fresh ribbon Therefore p.m.p.m.
compared with its horticultural and agrri- all the time lostin in water FINE TOILET MTICLES"IERI'UJIEItV \ 1;'. K. RAUKNIGHT.AGENT. Leave Lochloosa......................... 2.38 .
cultural interest. The life and future prospects retting jute .
Leave Orange Lake......... 3.04
is ten for the The cost of building p.m.
will in days season. .
of this county a large measure and of the size Leave Anthony Place.................. 3.31 p.m.
the action of the Legislature this maintaining pond mentioned SOAPS, ETC.,
depend on for of five WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Leave Silver Spring.................... 4.00 p.m.p.m..
a period
winter on this important subject. We ask years or more
the gentlemen of the Assembly to take hold should not exceed half a cent per pound of IN GREAT VARIETY. ; AND STOCK DEALER, Leave 4.30 .
< fibre baled. IsmhiaHa BUTCHER Leave Lake Weir Station.............. 5.18 p.m.
of the scrub" the horns and throw them Siiynr-Boii'l. ANDDealer
: by Arrive Wildwood....................... 5.45 p.m.:.
over the fence.- -PuHnum Onmty Journal. T--- -- in Ice .
J, WHAT EVERYBODY \YA Ts.-Is a reliable I .
January 4TJIK___ ______- _n__' midicine that never does any harm and that flir" Physicians Prescriptions TENNESSEE BEEF A SPECIALTY, GOING NORTH.

JUTE INDUSTRY.: prevents and cures disease: by keeping the carefully eOllllOuutlNlwith pure BROOM STREET WHARF, Leave Wildwood......... .............. 7.00 a.m.
stomach in order, the bowels regular, and Drugs; at reasonable prices. Leave Lake Weir Station.............. 7.35 a.m.
BROOKIU\'EN.as ., Deeaeucber5,1882. the kidneys and liver active. Such a medicine 19-tf FERNANDINA, FLA. Leave Ocala................................ 9.00 a.m.
J. I: GHmorc Esq., New Iberia, La. : is Parker's Ginger Tonic. It relieves ----- Leave Silver Spring..................... 9.18 a.m.
PEAK Sin :-Your favor of the 29th ult., every case, and has cured thousands. See DR. J. D. PALMER. T. W. PALMER. Railroads. Leave Anthony Place.................. 9.46 a.m.
dated at New Orleans, received. I regret other column.Tribune. --- ----- Leave Orange Lake ....................10.13 a.m.

very much that yourself and party could ---- -- ------ PALMER BRO'S, F LORIDA CENTRAL AND WESTERN; Leave Lochloosa................... ....10.39 a.m.
not visit Brookhaven/ and witnessthe' opera A VALUABLE ADDITION.-Because it is ben- RAILROAD COMPANY.JACKSONVILLE. Leave Hawthorne.......................10.57 a.m.

tion of decorticating jute by machinery, as eficial to the scalp and adds to personal! Leave Dixie................................11.15 a.m. .
you had arranged; to do. beauty by restoring color and lustre to grayor -i ++i-+i-+H+.4ii 1 t--r-: +I;:i-+I--i-iI :-+ +- June 25, 1582. Arrive Waldo Junction: ...... .........11.35: a.m.

The lively( interest Colonel Harris has taken ,. faded hair is why Parker's Hair Balsam t PHARMACISTS i Commencing this date trains on this 1 I Trains daily, except Sunday.
in promoting jute culture .ad prepared is such a popular dressing.Not -t. road will run as follows : i

him for making: a critical, as well us: practical -- -- -r-t I I I : : ++-H-!++t tii-+"'+iHfrK45! :- WESTWARD.Acconi. I I -
examination of work done here at the an alcoholic beverage, but a true and Mail.: .FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE R. R.
Menelas plantation" The same may also reliable fancily medicine is Brown's Iron Leave Jacksonville: ...... 5.15 a ni 7.45 p in
be said of Colonel Allen and had he', as Bitters. Centre Street, near Depot.FERNANDINA Baldwin ............ 6.30: a m 8.40 p in I GOING SOUTH.
president, with the directors of the Land '. Sanderson......... 8.25am 9.55pm Leave 'ernandina..ll.3.5 a.m. 6.15 p.m.

Reclamation Company," carried out their Real Estate. '?.r FLORIDA. Lake City...........11.00 a in 11.55 pin : Leave Hart's Road..12.0.5 p.m. 6.55 p.m.
intended plan of witnessing the machine at Arrive Live Oak..........._ 1.15 p in 1.15 a In Arrive Jacksonville.... 1.00p.m.( 8.00 p.m.
work, they would have been bt tt prepared EHayille............ 2.30 J p in 2.30: a m I
to decide upon the immediate future of jute THE FLORIDA1OWN Madison ............ 3.30pm 3.30am !I' GOING NORTH.

planting upon their reclaimed lands ; and Drifton.:............. 5.25pm 5.30am .. Leave Jacksonville..... 9.00a.m. 3.35p.m.
your excellent paper having devoted its columns IMPROVEMENT COMPANY. jBET ABSOLUTELY I-JJnE"'? Monticello ......... 0.00 pm 5.[() a ru Leave Hart's Road..... 9.35 a.m. 4.01 p.m.
freely to anything of interest, concerning Tallahassee' : ........ j.: 1) p m 7.30 a m Arrive 'ernandina..10AO. ;;.00 p.m.
i iutc, its many thousand readers are DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED Quincy....... ...... !9.30am Trains double daily except Sunday.
prepared to receive intelligently the progress Chattahoochee... 10.35 a m I
made Chatta. River...... 10.55am SUNDAY TRAINS.
Among the prominent visitors who exam Fernancliiia, DRUGS CHEMICALS, EASTWAKH. Leave Jacksonville..................... 9.45a.m.
ined our work here have been Jas. M. Putnam Accom. Mail.ArrivcJackw : Arrive Fernandina......................11.10 a.m.
on R. R. Line.
: :Esq., of New Orleans ; General. G. nvillt........ (;.45 i mi ;.30 a 111 Leave Fcrnandina........................5.00 p.m. "
Wall, Commissioner of Agriculture and And Cedar Key. ,Standard Patent Medicines, 4t Baldwin............. ;;.2;') it Ill 0.15am Arrive Jacksonville..................... 6.25 p.m.
Immigration! Mississippi, and Hon. W. Sanderson......... ;3.55pm: I 4.50am ,
W. Stone, of Stoneville. )Iiols.110 are intelligent Lake City.......... 1.20pm 2.40 a IU I -
and practical gentlemen, progressive -| Fancy TOILET Article, Leave Live Oak............11.35 a in 1.15 a m CONNECTIONS.AT .
and capable of doing a great deal to advance Ella ville............10.10am 11.55pm i.
the agricultural and manufacturing Offers to Lessees and Purchasers a large '4 Madison ............ 9.05am 10.50pm FERNANDINA, FL.\.,
interests of the South. Drifton............... 7.30am 9.05pm I
:Mr. C Menelas will plant 100 acres of jute number of the most eligible and desirable PERFUMERY Monticello ......... 7.00am 8.45pm; With New York and Fernandina Steam-
result of facts ( 14 ... 6.00am ship Line from New York on Tuesday, at 8
next season as n developed by Tallahassee...... 7.30pm
this Lots, suitable for Business Purposes, or for LUBIN'S EXTRACT etc. a.m.,11.35 a.m., or 6.15 p.m. : and for New
thin experiments season. Quincy .............. 5.30pm
York on Thursday,. at 10.40 a.m., 50.0 p.m.,
It has been known for several years that City or Suburban Residences Arrive Chattahoochee... 4.25 p m
the jute plant would) grow as vigorously in Leave Chatt'chee River 4.15 p inPaxsenger With p.m.Georgia and Florida Inland Steamboat -

the Southern Suites as in India. The difficult Ji.JJ- Especial and careful attention paidto : trains leave Jacksonville at 10 Company from Savannah Wednesdayand

part of the problem to solve in competing UPON EASY TERMS. a.m., arrives at Baldwin at 10:45 a.m. Saturday; for Savannah Tuesday and
with India. was a matter of cost\\\\ producing Physicians' Prescriptions by Returning, leaves Baldwin at 2.45 p.m., Friday.

the marketable fibic. To do this, I an experienced Druggist. arrives at Jacksonville at 3:30 p.m., making ,With the Steamer Martha from St. :Mary's
have shown that could} remove the pith of close connections with Florida Transit Rail- River Landings on Wednesday and Friday;
the stalk and outer bark without injury to Liberal Discounts on Values allowed to JJ 3?" Mn. RABB, the Manager, will. sleep road for Gainesville, Ocala, Leesburg and for St. Mary's River Landings on Sunday
the fibre by simple machine, to which I .
a Cedar KeSleepcrS\ .
the and will to all callsat and Wednesday.
parties engaged in manufacturing or indus- over store. respond
have invited those of the public who were on all night trains.CONNECTIONS. .
interested to examine and b)' its operation night .', 51 AT CALLAHAN.
'i see the machine remove the pith and bark rial enterprises who will erect on the property At Jacksonville by Waycross Short Line, To and from Savannah and Charleston at

\ from as many stalks as the capacity of the purchased substantial improvements. Books and Stationery.HORACE with all points North or West ; with the 7.25 and 9.45; a. m., 7.30 and 4.22 p. in.

machine will iillow. (which mabe built for .1 ___ _____ Fernandina & Jacksonville Railroad for AT BALDWIN, FLA.,
150 or ) in the same time that it takes Fernandina and with Steamers for all
more fofrt'Sidence. or in which to conduct their ; To and from Tallahassee at 4.20 and 10.40
the Hindoo to remove the pith and bark DREW.Bookseller. points on the St. Johns River, Savannah or
and 9.15
2.27 in.
a. m., p.
from a single stalk. By the operation of decorticating business. Charleston.At .
the machine removes about 75 Stationer, Baldwin with the Florida Transit Railroad AT HAWTHORNE,
percent, of the weight of the stalk; therefore INDUCEMENTS TO MANUFACTURERS Printer and Binder. for all South Florida.Ocklawaha River, To and from Palatka at 10.45 a.m. and 2.40 '..

where the Hindoo places 100 tons of or Gulf points without change; of cars; also p.m.
jute stalks in the water to ret, we will needto by exemption for a term of years from for Cellar Key and Steamers to Gulf ports. i t AT' WILDWOOD.

put in only 25 tons; also, where the Hin- School and Orange Wraps At Live Oak by Nos. 5 and G, with the With Stage Line to and from Brooksville
doo removes his 100 tons (as the< weight does taxation, offered by the several cities and Books Savannah, Florida fc Western Railroad for t and Tampa daily except Sunday.

not vary much from the time it was put in), NOW A SPECIALITY. Albany or Savannah.At I With Stage Line to and from Ieesburg
we will' have only 25 tons to remove-practically towns. Apply to Tallahassee with St. Marks Branch daily except Sunday. ,

much less than 25 tons.I CHAS. W. LEWIS, Railroad on Tuesdays Thursdays and Sat- I
have shown, also, by measuring a pileof Zs?' Liberal discounts' to Teachers and unla\ .
jute stalks, then decorticating the same $1rOfce cor. Beach ct 7th sts.. Fernandina Trade. Special prices and Catalogue free on At' Chattahoochee River with Steamers i, With :Florida & Havana Mail Steamship
and measuring the product, that I remove application. Chattahoochee on Sundays, and Evering- Company's Steamers for Key West on Monday }

95 per cent, of the bulk (cubic feet.) of any Select "Intermediate" School for' 59 W. BAY STREET t ham on Thursdays for Apalachicola and and Thursday; for Tampa on Mondayand

Given pile of stalks, demonstrating the fact Boys and Girls, returning on Tuesdays and Saturdays for Friday. '
that when the Indian planter. constructs a Corner of Ash and Ninth streets. Circularson JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Columbus. Ga. For information respecting: routes, rates
pond to contain 1,000,000 cubic yards for application. j. MCELROY, etc., apply to
Wanted to Rent Master\ of Transportation. A. O. MAcDONELL,
retting this jute, we have to a G. W. SCHUYLER.
pond to contain. only 50,000 cubic yards for Pupils received in Vocal and Instrumental A Piano. Address H.. P. O. Box 56, W.,M. DAVIDSON. Gen'l Ticket and Pass. Agent. -, .
producing the same amount of fibre, which i :Music and French. 50 52. Fernandina, Fla General Manager. D E. MAXWELL Gen'l Supt.


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I fjf.1!J j :[ :I 'i : : 1 THE FLORIDA .MIRROR: JANUARY' 13. f: I

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,' THE FLORIDA MIRROR. that none more valuable can be obtained. The City's Finances. Range of Thermometer Masonic.

t*,, ; Madame de Barry i is under engagement as FOR THE WEEK ENDING FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, Regular communications of Amelia Lodge

pianiste at the Egmont, but her leisure time REPORT OF THE CITY TREASURER FROM NOVEMI HORSKY'S DRCU STORE. ,l"40.47, F. &; A. M., for the year 1883
$3.00 A YEAR FOR SIX MONTHS i RER 3 tO 31 1882. :
: f ; $1.00 DECEMBER ,.. .
will be devoted to the instruction of such as i S January 22. July 16.
,y. I is 1882. Cash. Scrip. I. I ': .j WindMARINE. February 19. August
command her services. 13.
\'Y ',i may desire to :::.. :
\ Reflections. Nov.- -To balance.........$1.204 37 $548 48 1 e-i COI March 19. September 10.
p',1l t'l' The steamship Carondelet arrived in this Dec. 31-J. Meddaugh, I I April 16. October 15.
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< The Carondelet this week brought ninety port from New York on Wednesday morn- Tax ccount... 24 66 87 91 Saturday..Jan. 6 i 54 I 65164160! t I NW. May 21. November 12.

,".:J,) passengers. and cleared for New York License acc't... 25 00 Sunday ............. 7 55 64 65 63 N'V. June 18. December 10.
v ing, Thursday Monday ............ 8 54 70 66 62 K'V. December 28.
; f A hop was given by the young people at night with the following cargo: 538 bales $1,229 03 $661 39 Tuesday............. 9 49 58 56 53 r N'V. At

B :ghp: the Egmont Hotel Wednesday night. cotton 120 barrels rosin 508 'logs; cedar, 71 CR. Wednesdav........10 42 60 60 56 NW 7:30 p. m. Visiting brethren fraternally

t Dec. 13-By Warrants'paid- Thursday.......11 38 52 48 NE. invited to attend.
We call attention to the advertisement in cases cedar 45 bales moss; 50 barrels syrup
r. No. 2556......... $ 15 00 Friday...............12 30 148 52 45 NE. J. E. "'A\DELL, W. M,
.'.:. I another column of Chamberlin's Steam 1,231 boxes oranges, 12 barrels oranges, 32 t No. 2557......... 10 80 C. H. BERG Secretary.

pI .. ". Cooker. packages merchandise. Dec.14- No. 2560........ 17 00 ,
1\'I ',, No. 2572......... 5 40 -
; ; The United States revenue cutter McCullouah. Proceedings of the County Commis No. 2563......... 50 00 Nassau Chapter No. 23, R. A. M..holds its

;/ ; ; Captain J. C. Mitchell, arrived in port sioners.A Dec. 21- No. 2573......... 100 00 Port of Fernandina. regular convocations on the Wednesday following -
.11 No. 50
;{ 2574.33
'<., : called meeting of the Board of County By Bonds and int.- HIGH WATER. each regular communication of Ame-

:.{ ,:'. Mr. O. 1 r. Crosby, correspondent of the Commissioners was held at the clerk's office No. 1.............. 56 25 Saturday, Jan. 13..11:07 A.M. 11:38P.M. lia Lodge, at 7:30 o'clock sharp.

:' Danbury Newt paid the Mirror office a pleasant 1'0.5............. 56 25 Sunday, 14...... 0:00" 0:00 Transient companions fraternally invited
_'i oI r visit Wednesday last. No. 6.............. 112 50 Monday, 15...... 0:33" 1:00 to attend.
; t yesterday.
1/ I Present : Chas. W. Lewis, chairman, and Dec. 31-By Coupons 1. 5, Tuesday, 16...... 1:35" 2:02" W. F. SCOTT, H. P.

L, i. ".i The Carondelet, this week, brought a new Commissioners W. 0. Jeffreys and James E. and 6............. 20 00 Wednesday, 17...... 2:37" 3:05" W. A. JONES, Secretary.

'I f life-boat for the steam-yacht Egmonl, which Davis. By balance....... 752 33 661 39 Thursday, 18...... 3:40" 4:08"
: t Friday 19...... 4:41": 5:07 It Livery Stable at a Bargain.
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-x" ,. : q. is daily expected here. The auditor was instructed to purchase a $1,229 03 $661 39NEWS I offer at a bargain my entire establishment -

,: 1, Mr. W. J. Woodward,auditor of expenses copying press and letter-book for use of of- -----.,-- ENTERED. in this city, consisting of Carriages,
+ Buggies,Wagons Carts.Saddle 1
'i.1 : ; of the Transit Railroad, has been confined fice.It NOTES. Jan. 7-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, Horses, Harness, etc. Carriage

:.' E to his bed for the past week. was ordered that the amount hereto- Savannah with freight and passengers Terms of purchase, CAsa. I
The Newhall House, the principal hotelin to J. A. Mercier.
fore allowed toward the support of John G. F. AVERY.
;: '., ;: r We are very glad to note the arrival at the 10-S. P. City of Bridgeton.Fitzgerald,
". the city of Milwaukee has been burned, Office and Stable-First Street Broom
:r'' J r;: '; Egmont of Mr. and Mrs. John S. Hoe}', of Floyd, Charles Ross, and Mrs. Louisa Jones and fifty lives lost. Savannah, with freight and passengers Street Wharf. ,near I

t : New York, visitors of last season. discontinued from the beginning (the to J. Mercier, Agent. 46'I
.t.<.I,. .. present month. The Jacksonville. St. Augustine&Halifax 10-S. S. Carondelet.Hines New York, Wanted.A .

;;'W't'J 1: ": t There will be no services held in the Catholic The following bills were ordered paid:: Railroad has iron enough on the way to laytwenttwo 1,508 tons ; with freight and passengers good milch cow with young calf. Apply -
Church to-morrow Father O'Boyle being to R. W. Southwick. FAIRBVNKS.
to GEO. It.
.S .
: Norman Brownson forstationery.... $| 95 miles of the road. 41 10-Bark Victoria St.
:f .: absent on his annual mission. Queen Mirror Office.
:. 1. R. M. Henderson, for coffin furnished, : Marys.
The bill for the relief of General Fitz John
; ": f"; Lieutenant Russell and his bride, daughter pauper................................. ....... 7 00 12-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald,
Warren F. Scott conveying two pris- I Porter, restoring him to his rank in the' New Advertisements.
: Ellis of North Carolina Savannah ; with freight and passengers
;.;;, '.. ." of ex-Governor oners to county jail..................... : 40 army, has passed the Senate by a vote of 33 to J. A. Mercier.
:',$ .-' :, ", have been sojourning at the Egmont. James Anderson for work on county ? ayes to 27 nays. NOTICE.

: t. Charles Ross old resident of Amelia road............................................ 24 00 CLEARED.
an Florida Mirror printing and advertisr: The City of Brussels, one of the finest ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

.7 :: : Island, living on the shell road to the beach, ing.............................................. 12!$ 00 steamers of the; Inman Line, was sunk in a Jan. 6-Sch. Ellwood Doran lumber, Warrington C.H. TO Take notice that on the 13th day of ';
', .J i:, died of dropsy on Sunday morning last. Peter Cone keeping jail for Decem- ;:: Philadelphia ; by February 1883 I will apply to the Judge of j
fog by Glasgow steamship in the Huot.
a near
.: ( ber............. .............. ................. 9: 90 port the Circuit Court in and for the Fourth Judi-
.., J 't Senator Baker, of this county, has introduced C. W. Yulee. rent of clerk's office 10 J; British channel.,..and... ten lives lost. 7-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald.. cial Circuit of Florida at Jacksonville for a t
,.' r,"; J. a bill providing for the establishment IGq 00 Savannah; with freight and passengers license to manage, take charge of and con-
The House of Representatives have under l
+ hy J. A. Mercier.
r: :. of a school for deaf mutes, to be located atJacksonville. J. A. Edwards, services as auditor.... 2: 00 trol my property,and to become a free dealerin
:'; ": 'r. B. F. Rich, keeping county bridge for discussion the bill reported by the Committee 10-City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald Savannah every respect. according to the statute in
December. 30 00 on Commerce in reference to the ship- with freight and passengers such case made and provided.

; : Presbyterian Church, Rev. H. S. Yerger, Pauper account for December........... 24 00 ping interest. Mr. Bisbee has spoken on by J. A. Mercier. MRS. MYERS..
11 S.
: S. Carondelet Lewis New York
Fernandina Fla., 12 1883. 8 4t
t l January ,
Services 11 and 7:30 .
,:- ," pnstor. Sunday, a. m. I this subject. 1,508 tons ; with freight and passengers

""' tr" ,I" p. m.; Sunday School, 3:30 p. m. ; prayer- I. Council Proceedings.The Tennessee is a defaulter towards its cred- by R. W. Southwick. NOTICE.

,; ;. meeting. ,; Thursday at 7:30 p. m. City Council held regular meetinglast 12-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald,
,r." Wednesday night. Present: F.C, S ih- itors in the amount of upward $15,000,000, Savannah, with freight and passengers CITY COUNCIL having directed
} t t Another cold wave struck Florida on and its State treasurer Marshall T. Polk by J. A. Mercier. THE
rer, president and Aldermen Avery,P. Williams two Horses or Mules,and two Carts,
:" ,; .' Tuesday night, rebounded and returned absconded with the sum of $400,000 of the 12-Brig Emeline Urquhart Kingston, Harness, etc.. be purchased for use of the
Oakes McDonald und
:;:' j; with increased severity on Thursday night. Lake., R. Joseph !1 State's money, but was captured in Texas. Jamaica; lumber, by J.C. Read. City proposals will be received at my office

I;, the temperature going as low as 24. IN PORT. until 10 a. m. Wednesday 17th and an
t BILLS ORDERED PAID. : The use of artificial leather is now sug- inspection had of any Animals, and Carts,

w 1., ," : :Mr. John B. Weir, of the Coast and Geodetic Robert Brown, lighting street lamps i gested for buggy tops, and for upholstering Bark Queen Victoria, Munroe.Bark' ana Harness, at 10 o'clock, by the Purchas-
.:t" h Survey, has been in our city several for December ..,..$15.00 where leather is now used. The Nicola Smith. ing Committee appointed by the Presidentof
f'' R. L. Dennefield, feeding city prisoners purposes Bark Mentor, Schultz. Council. Weight of animals should not
Mr. Weir :
;, ..' : I days, stopping at Egmont. .-..-.... 5.20 new material has the alleged advantage of Brig Sarah Wallace, Jones. be less than 1,000 pounds each,fair age, well
\fT' t l, expects his vessel to arrive at this port in a C. H. Huot, lumber furnished city...... 11.85 being much more impervious to water than Brig Angelia. Mitchell. recommended, and suitable for scavenger
: ... few days. Brig: Geo. E. Dale, Pierce. and street work. Committee is not boundto
;: : t REFERRED TO FINANCE COMMITTEE. the genuine or natural article while it is
Brig Emma L, Hall. Duffy. unless satisfied
: : ; : Postmaster Riddell informs the J/trror Florida Mirror, advertising and printing found to wear longer and looks better. accept any proposal fully
t Brig Emiline Urquhart. that it is in the best interest of the city.G. .
,:'. I (4 ; that on and after to-morrow the post-office ._.$23.25W. December 9th was the fourth anniversaryof Sch. Emily E. Davis, Pierce. F. AVERY,
F. Wood Jr. commissions treasurer
.a 1 ; will be open on Sundays from 12 to 1 o'clock as Sch. William Wilson, Bradley.Sch. Chairman of Committee on Streets and Pub-
: 01 ._. 52.00A the Gotha crematory. That date saw the Elwood Doran .
;: : : a'' p. m., instead of from 11 to 12 o'clock as lic Improvements.
', '. proposition offering: bond No. 2 for one hundredth cremation. There were 16 Sch. Aldytha. Nelson. Fernandina, Fla., Jan. 11, 1883. 8rj.

A 1 heretofore. $500, with interest, for the sum of $.,)())2.50, cremations the first year, 17 the second. 34 Sch. Xebec. Dunham. ,.

: : i r(: Mr. John A. Whitney and wife returned was, upon motion of Mr. Avery, accepted the third and during the fourth ; 75 were Sch.Sch. Nellie Kit Carson S. Jerrell Harding.Ludlam. s. AVERY
',:' : !.:; 1.. Saturday from Orange Lake. We are sorry and the treasurer instructed to take it up. males, 68 Protestants. 28 Roman Catholics Sch. Lizzie Carr, Hatch. Of the Profile House, "'bltooun-

:: ".- to see that Mr. Whitney's health has not The report of)lr. G. F. Avery, Chairman and 6 Jews of various nationalities, 5 being --------- tains. and New York and Boston

." improved any, as was hoped, from his visit of the Committee on Streets, etc., was read Americans. Real Estate
.:: in the country. and approved,.and the treasurer instructedto Nearly three hundred million dollars is For sale. Two desirable lots, well located. ,

:.f. t. : : .. Rev. J. B. Morton, of Georgia, will preach pay Mr. Avery the balance of$6.12 due the estimated, cost of the proposed ship ca- Apply Fernandina to Fla., January W.6,S.1882-tf.RAWSON. AT EGMONT HOTEL.

in the Presbyterian Church on Sunday at him.The nal from Bordeaux on the Bay of Biscay to Hair-Cutting and Shampooing done for

+,,' ,.; 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. A cordial invitation report of the treasurer for the six! Narbonne on the Gulf of Lyons, a distance City Tax-Collector's Notice. Ladies and Children.

i-: I f .j is extended to all citizens and visitors to be weeks ending January 1st, 1883, was read of about 240 miles-thus making a direct Notice is hereby given that all the city Ladies waited upon at their 4CHAMBERLIN'S

i present at these services. and referred to the Finance Committee.See connection between the Atlantic and the taxes remaining unpaid on the first day of

;' : Rev J. Atkins who has faithfuly served ( report in another column.) Mediterranean. It is proposed to tow vessels February next will be advertised and sold

''t, 1} the Methodist Church in this city for the The following resolutions were adopted' : by steam engines running along the in accordance with JAMES law.E. MEDDAUGII, STEAM OOOIECIEIR

: I .' j past three years, has been appointed presiding By Mr. Avery:. banks, and the voyage is expected to be Collector.

EL;: t elder of the Tallahassee District, Mr- Resolved, That the petition of the Florida made in three days. In addition to this vast Fernandina Fla., January 3, 1882. Emits no Steam or Odor in "
) I Town Improvement Company, in regard to the Room.
.J" : Atkins will reside in Tallahassee. the erection of a building on Centre street engineering scheme is one for uniting the
? be with the thatit Loire and Rhine by canal with of Last Notice to TaxPayers.I The
10, The new steam-yacht Egmont was reportedat wharf granted, provision course only Steamer that controls -
shall have a metal roof, and that the similar will be at Mr. Brownson's Book Store .'w the Steam.
a N
Savannah the 8th. Her arrival is
+ on weather-boarding be covered with two coats every day during January, for the purposeof I
looked for certainly, and will be hailed (together of fireproof paint; and that it shall be built Some indication of the rapid advance receiving the :State: and County Taxes for : ] Simple in Construction.

..; with that of her owner and commander north of the north line of Centre street and which is being made, by the Japanese people 1882. My books will close January 31, 1883,

t Captain Harding,) with pleasure as west. of the west line of Front or First street. in the path of progress and civilizationis after which time all property on which the ,n Saves Time and Money.
taxes remain unpaid will be advertised for -t;
C well as interest. By Mr. Oakes : afforded by the tenth report of the Post- J
sale. Come costs.
quick save
Resolved, That this Council in grantingthis up Everyone Delighted with it.
tl Colonel L. Dozier has transferred the permit wish it understood that they do master-General of Japan for the fiscal year WARREN F. SCOTT, rti
the havein June 30 1881. The number of books I Collector Revenue Nassau County. f Thousands: now using Them
4 agency of the fire insurance companies represented not relinquish any right city may ending t
Fernandina Fla. December
30, 1882.
this t .g -
t' by him in this city to Mr. C. V. property. newspapers and letters transmitted duringthe ,\\\ltlI,\ !I;! :" ,r i Tough Meats: and Fowl
tl :! By Mr. Avery : twelve months was upward of 83,000- .-
Hillyer deputy collector of customs. Mr. Nassau :fibre, : made Tender and Juicy.
WHERE The preservation of the health
>. '\, :, Hill)yer has opened an office on the floor of the people, the lighting and working of 000, showing an increase of nearly 20 percent For beds, pillows and mattresses, superiorto The Food more Palatable, Nourishing and

i of tile custom.h ouse offices. the streets, care and repairs of drains, night as compared with the previous fiscal anything else in use. For sale by Digestible.
work, and cleaning of streets, re- and 49.3 cent as against 1879. The June 24-tf FRED W. HOYT & Co. -
scavenger year per *
Florida has $ On exhibition in for few-
: The Senate of passed the resolution y operation. a
quire a large outlay of money, amounting of all the mail routes in
aggregate days, at S. A. Hayes' Tin Store Centre St.Don't .
in reference to Constitutional Convention
: a during the past year to over $2,400; and City Scrip
fail to examine it. You affordto
operation was 48,475 English miles. The can't
:. J which was passed at the session of there being a necessity forastill more vigorous For sale at market rates in amounts not less be without it.
I' and thorough prosecution of this work total number of post-offices is now 4,819, than $25. J. FRED LOIIMAN.
.: 1881 by a vote of 25 to 3. The Senate also 0. M. CROSBY
t ,;' with the least possible cost to the tax-payers; and the net profit derived from the depart- Fernandina, Fla., December GO, 1882. tf 8 General Agent for the State.
second bill
: parsed to a reading a 'providing be it, therefore,
ment amounted fomhe/ period mentioned to
for calling a Constitutional Convention. Rtflolz'cd. That an appropriation not exceeding :
.1" $500 be made to purchase two 76,627 yen ($80.000J.
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: Mrs. Colonel Geo. I. M. Davis and her EL DOTTERERINVITES
horses or mules carts, wagon, harness, At the meeting of the French Geographical .
\; 5 5V grand-daaghter, Miss Alice Howard Cody of plows and scrapers, or other implements
held in Paris few days since
Society, a ,
:. : New York, are at the Egmont. They contemplate necessary to do any or all night scavenger
i" work working and cleaning of streets, etc., M. de Lesseps promised that the Panama ATTENTION TO HIS LARGE AND VARIED ASSORTMENT OFf
:. : r remaining some weeks. Mrs. Davis Canal should be to be in 1888.
etc. And to make such outlay effective and ready opened
is well known to many of our best families profitable, the Chairman of the Committeeon He described the sanitary condition of the
: here and has been the recipient of marked Streets and Public Improvement shall people employed in constructing it as satis -1 *;*,_*====---:='-=*-1- ,

Of employ a suitable with the consent factory. The mortality at Panama is not,
: and kind attention. person I
., and approval of the Council at a salary not he said, higher than in France, that is to { FINE FAMILY GROCERIES }
Jt ,. Prof. A. Melville Bell, of Washington, exceeding $40 per month whose duty shall say, it does not reach two per cent of the

*,.'... father of the inventor of the telephone, be to devote his whole timediligently to the population. M f. de Lesseps also contended -i- *_+-

I o 5 r. with his wife, in company with his brother, care of the city teams and other property, taking that the fears which had been expressed
.1 In charge of all employe's,keeping their time concerning possibility of the canal being
r.' t D. C. Bell and wife of Toronto. Canada and doing any and all things pertaining to injured by earthquakes were quite unfounded. EMBRACING: NEARLY EVERYTHING IN THIS LINE, ALSO IN THAT OF

r. E have been spending some :days at the Eg the interests of the city, under the directions! Panama, he maintained was outside
.,' ; Ii mont. They themselves delighted and orders of the Chairman of the Committee the volcanic region so justly dreaded on'account -
!' ft express on Streets and Public Improvements, or of the terrible disaster which had hap- FANCY IMPORTED GROCERIES.
j- i with Fernandina and will return again this
within limits. An
its earthquake
!, such other person as Council by resolution pened ,
(:\. 1 season. may direct. The term of employment to be might occur there, but the Isthmus of Panama ONLY SUCH GOODS KEPT IN STo'cK AS CAN BE RECOMMENDED
: :' The convention at Call'ahan recommended for one year, unless otherwise directed by was no more likely to be visited by one
Council for good and sufficient reasons set than any country in Europe.
-, ':., ;; the following: county officials to the Governor -
!P forth by resolution of Council. Said employ PUKE AND OF GOOD QUALITY.ESPECIAL .
for appointment: I subject? to discharge at any time by What Has Become; of the Dog Tax?

Tnx-\sseor-W. H. Garland. I the Chairman of the above committee, with To the Editor of the Mirror: '
I Tax-Collector F. Scott. privilege appealing aggrieved -
The of committee on city
y County Tre\snrer-'V. H. Garland. or injured by the action of the Chair-
Superintendent of Public Instruction- man of said committee.And finances omitted to give any account of dog 4n. +-

; L Lewis W. Ili inbotham. be it further resolved, That the Chair- taxes collected by our Marshal. As there [FINE TEAS AND COFFEES 1--

+,' ,', County Commissioners II. Jones, R., man of said committee shall employ such are several hundred dogs within the corporate --V *
f, N. Green. other laborers as shall be necessary to carryon ntt j-
.: the work at prices as may be agreed limits of our city, it is presumed that
Madame E. de Barry of New York, so upon, not exceeding current prices for simi- the amount collected, according to the scale THE BEST GOODS OF THIS DESCRIPTION THAT CAN BE PROCUBED.

5 favorably and widely known as ,a musical lar work. established by some of our city fathers,

; composer and pianiste, is expected to arrivein Upon'motion of Alderman Williams, the amounts to a considerable sum, I would ,

\ a few days at the Egmont. Her services President i appointed the following committee like to know how Marshal has disposedof NEW GOODS Received by Every Steamer.Cor. .

t teacher be secured by residents of three committee to
as n may our as a purchasing the amount collected.

\ during her sojourn here, and we are procure horses, etc.: Messrs. G. F.: Avery A TAX-PAYER.

:$ + : assured, upon unquestionable authority Wm. Lake Peter Williams. Fernandina. Fla.,January 11,1S8S. Second. and. .Centre Sts., FERNANDINA, FLA.IJ" .
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