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Florida mirror
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Florida mirror (Fernandina, Fla.)
Place of Publication:
Fernandina Fla
A.B. Campbell, Geo. Burnside
Creation Date:
May 12, 1883
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Newspapers -- Fernandina (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Nassau County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
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United States -- Florida -- Nassau -- Fernandina Beach
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Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 30, 1878)-
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Ceased in 1901.
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"Democratic" <1880>.
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Editor: Geo. R. Fairbanks, <1887>.
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Publishers: George R. Fairbanks, <1885-1886>; Moore & Manucy, <1887-1891>; The Mirror Pub. Co., <1894-1898>.
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VOL. V. FERNANDItfA, ELA., ,SATUDAY, MAY 12, 1883. NO. 25. 1;L: ..

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NEW YORK.A he speaks of coming back in the autumn of THE NATIONAL CAPITAL. cess. The occupation of Point Negra, at summer, which will be of great advantageto ,

1884, but he told an intimate, friend of his .. the mouth of the Black river, by membersof all. If you want to have a good time bv

that he was tired of seeking fame, and de- REUNION OF' TilE ARMY OF THE' POTOMAC the French expedition, is represented as the seashore, where the sweet murmurings
WHITE waters will sing a sweet
A :you
sired absolute retirement and seclusion from DISTINGUISHED VISITOR-DEATH OF A a death-blow to Mr. Stanley's schemes, as it lullaby to rest
night to Fernan-
$40,000 STOWED AWAY-THE YACHTING every ,come
FEVEB-ABBANGEMENT8 FOR THE the world. The truth of the matter is that # TREASURY OFFICIAL; ETC. closes the only outlet for navigation from dina and bring all your friends-Ii\tnhoe, in ,

OPENING OF THE BRIDGE.To the great artist is in love, and rumor con- To the Editor of the Mirror, : Stanley Pool to the ocean, except the river Savannah Eeu's.v

nects the name of Adele Belgarde with his 1 "WASHINGTON, May 4, 1883. Ogoone, which passes through the French -- -

the Editor of the Mirror: passion. She is just the woman to inspire a .The most interesting event to take place territory of Gaboon before reaching the sea. FLORIDA POLITICS. i
NEW YORK May 5, 1883. The next general election in this State is i*, 'r
like l fmn with tender- h a
great, nagged genius in Washington this month, is the grand reunion Commenting on the announcement of a ,"
ever hear of a printer who was a nearly two years::! off, but already it is the
Did you of ness. A slight frail woman, with delicate of the Army of.the Potomac to beheld possible encounter between the rival ex- subject of discussion, and we are favored

miser? Scarcely ; nature has a fashion features, large, luminous speaking black on the 16th and 17' li. Active prepara- plorers, the Paris triumphantly exclaims : with various prophecies as to what will :

making them all after the fast come', fast go and she has made We do fear then occur. This:: is rather premature, for >
eyes, a gentle manner, tions are under way, and arrangements are not any armed interventionon "
pattern, so that one scarcely believes that herself friends. She has the part of our adversary.. M. de Brazza the great body of the people are much more 31m
many made to have detail of the
being affair interested in
is material enough left for a specimenof every is no longer the solitary traveler, without at present, matters at hand, ;: .
there made great improvements since she came complete and brilliaht.; Efficient commit- friends and without money, whom the the immediate development and improve- ;17 ..! *1I
Yet white of
the opposite style. a raven on the stage, and since she played in Sal- tees have been -abpofrited to meet every haughty Yankee treated with disdain some ment of our State, than in the campaign of -' '. nt

this tripe has actually been found. A few vini's company she has made marvelous emergency r and from the extensive advertisements time ago. He is a French officer leading an 1884.The
old of 60 who the official mission well two matters::! which give rise to the l
man well
an gave guarded, supplied, 1
davs!:! ago of John Russell, was received in progress. Still, her range is limited, and she # of reduced. hotel wf* accommodations and who, while for will be most of this discussion are the proposed Re-

name will never make a great actress. I remem- aud railway fares for the occasion, a great able to carry on war itsnecessary.. M. de publican and Independent combination,

Bellevue Hospital suffering from Bright'sdisease ber when she first came out. I think it was ci owd of visitors is expected, and a good Brazza has, moreover, the immense advan- and the alleged dissatisfaction in South i
He said he had Florida on account of the Disston sale and
of kidneys.
tage representing a great country, whereas -
some time in 1877. Injudicious friends ad- titne. Some conspicuous names on the the act for the relief of certain bonded coun
and he was accordingly Stanleya geographical landsknecht
friends nor only
neither money vised her to make a sensational debut, and committee of reception are' General Sherman represents French sharpshooters ties. As for the so-called Independent
in of the hospital
placed one she appeared as Hamlet. She made a woe- Hon. W. E. Chandler, W. W. Corcoran are not to be massacred like simple, inoffen- movement, instead of being an evidence of
wards. When his clothes were examined, weakness in the Democratic party it is just
ful failure of it, and the critics treated her General Hazen, Hon. J. G. Blaine and sive Africans. Stanley may display as'much
the reverse-it is a confession the of 1
however, a surprise was in store for the anger as he likes. Brazza for ever! on part
harshly The lesson was a good one. She c!>lonel Bob Ingersoll. This will be the the Republicans of such final defeat that

officials. Sewed in his sleeves were twelve gave up the project of starting out a full- first re-union held in I < 'the Capital City, It seems hardly probable thatthe impend- they cannot even keep up an opposition i

bank books, showing thathe bad altogether grown star like Mary Anderson, joined a aa)lere the veterans disbanded eighteen ing conflict alluded to is to be carried on by without a disguse; and the abandonment

about $40,000 in deposit, and in the recess years Mr. Stanley single-handed against de Brazza's of their present party organization. When-
stock and worked her way up to of them have not visited
company, ago. Many Wash- ever a party obtains such firm control of a
of his $60 in cash was found of riflemen. If
of one pockets the ranks of a good, useful actress. iriigton since, and they will find it has company Algerian an government that its defeat becomes improb-
buried beneath a lot of rubbish. The man encounter be really imminent,most regret- able the
Sales of curiosities, historical curios and grown marvelously in beauty and size. The necessity of cohesion being lessened -
died on Wednesday morning, asserting until in able contingency, for which Mr. Stanleywill divisions occur, which divisions are
I common enough Europe,
autographs are t&nsformation wrought by improvementsof
the last moment that he had not a friend or I certainly not be to blame, you may be more or Jsss dangerous to its continuanceinpower
but they happen so seldom here that when everv kind will render the city unrecognizable according to circumstances. The so-
relative in the world. He said he had beena I sure that he will have adopted such meas-
of A called independent movement in Florida is
they do occur they are worthy note. except by such land-marks as the
printer, and had worked on several local ures as to make the result at least a matter not dangerous for several reasons, of which c
few days ago the chattles and effects of the Capitol and other public b_\iildings.andeven
daily papers, and had once been a member for doubt. Such triumphant outbursts as the chief are these : first, it has no princi- L
I well-known Italian artist Marra were
these have undergone many changes. They which to unite form
ples on to
or a new
Union No. 6 from which the above at the of the
of Typographical early stage proceedings -
auction, and the sentimental Toodles \ ill see it, too,' under! the most advantageous party ; second, it has no leaders; third, it is
he had been ejected for non-payment of i are a little suggestive of shouting be-
i insignificant in numbers. I
family was there in full force. The majorityof circumstances. Clad now'.in its spring
dues. His money was turned over to the fore one is out of the woods." A party cannot be made to order, nor cre-
the lots consisted of presents, with the garb of fresh green and'bright flowers, it is
I ated by few who desire office
public administrator, and it will go to swell The French Parliament will reassembleon a persons or
autographs of the donors, which Marra had perfectly beautiful. It is what no other citycn notoriety ; a genuine popular movement

! the resources of the county treasury. Is a at various times received. Among them aspire to be-it is Washington. The Thursday next, after a month's recess. arising out of realities may be used by such

life such as Russell lived, full of misery, were souvenirs from Mario, the tenor, the old soldiers will make:excursions to Mount Judging by the programmes published in persons, but they cannot create it out of
the Journal the session nothing. To attempt to make mere inde-
starving and exposure really worth living I Official summer prom-
late Mrs. Rousby, the beautiful and never- \ternon, and some to the battle-fields near pendentism the basis of a part.yorganiza-
when the fruits of it are such ? ises to run its course in the most tranquil
to-be-forgotten Adelaide Neilsson, Carlotta t;city. They will parade, orate, poetize, tion is an absurdity, as its only excuse for
The yachting season this will be an fashion. In the Senate, where several bills
year PattiSothernSalviniCampanini and others. banquet and together fight their battles existence is defiance of party organization.
exceptionally brilliant one. Last year distanced are before the committee, there appears to This is very different from the exercise by
The sale was quite a success, and good over again, and thrice slay the slain. The
all records, but this year will leave be no actual business on the ordre du jour, individual voters of the right to vote for
prices were realized. Among the pur- President: has accepted an invitation to takehart those whom they consider the best men. An ,
the behind in the annals of while of or less
past season some thirty measures more
chasers was :Mrs. Langtry, who bought a in the reunion.A Independent party is usually a combination
amateur sailing. At least three score of new local interest are down for discussion in the whereby a few men, who are unable to ob-
cage containing two beautiful little Java : very large party of tourists:, accompanied -
vessels will be added to the lists of the Lower House. Nothing can, however, be tain offices in a regular party,are enabled to
sparrows.Strange, it Dickens' works by Mr. John Cook, the managing partner nominate themselves:: to office, and to dic-
these small
clubs. Most of are craft built as may seem, more misleading than preconcerted arrange-
in the firm running these excursions, tate to their followers in a more arbitrarymaner
still continue the best selling standard
for the of their buta business the Palais
pleasure owners solely, ments for at Bourbon.
than be done in
books,in the stores. A bookseller of many reached the city Thursday night and took can a regular party
few large schooners have been launched years experience, and whose custom is a roms at the Ebbitt They startedf&mr'New The last session:: was frittered away by a se- organization.Such .

during the past few days which are destinedto representative one, toid?IUe. that there was ,riesj>f debates engendered) by Prince ., aRoleon's movements have been tried in various --.v.. .
York, and wit make an extensile Southern States and have succeeded in ,I ,
just as steady a call for his writings as there .;.
show such boats as the Montauh, the manifesto, and it may safely be pre '":'>:- If. ;
has been for the last ten years. Of the ( circuit before they return, visiting Cali- none. The Readjuster movement in Virgi-
Vlxon and Fanita their heels, no matter sumed that the Deputies, on reassemblingafter nia was a different matter. It was a
American novelists Henry James, Jr., and fijrnia and many places of interest during very
what weather. Notable among these are Howell's. run a neck-and-neck race though I the Easter recess, will be entertainedwith vital question concerning the material interests -

ex-Commodore Fish's Grayling, which will it is evident that there is a slight falling off I t&e next thirty-five days. Friday they spent *' interpellations," questions and other and moral obligations of the State,
; driving over the city and visiting the sights. which divided both the old parties, and
in the demand. There is a smack of same-
enrolled the list of the Atlantic Yacht until
be on obstructive measures, they begin to
ness in their respective works which eventu-I ;But the most distinguished visitor now in which brought about a contest in which the t
Club, and Mr. Hovey's Fortuna. The Gray- ally palls. This sameness is not of the same I Washington is Sir Colonial think of taking another holiday. AlreadyM. ReadJ"ustersunder the shrewd and unscrupulous -
Anthony Musgrave, -
ling is one of the most beautiful vessels that kind as Anthony Trollope's. His was Delafosse, an inveterate propounder of leadership Mahone, won. There

ever dipped her nose in blue water; her lines rugged, st.urdyand healthful. That of James Governor of Queensland. He has interpellations, has expressed his intentionof is no such question in Florida, nor has any

and Howell is affected, artificial and un- len Governor, successively, of Newfound- Democrat of prominence joined in-the Juder.
are the perfection of speed producing sym- raising a debate on the general foreign
pendent movement. As to the alleged dis-
natural. "Ten hence said
years my l lnd and British Columbia, Natal, New
metry, and her cabin is'fitted up with a friend, we will read James and Howell policy of the Government, while the Tonkin satisfaction in South Florida, we believe

magnificence worthy an Eastern palace. only as we read Miss Trollope's descriptionsof Sjmth: Wales, and Jamaica. Lady Musgrave question,the affairs of Madagascar,the triple that it is exaggerated. The necessities which
I ii the daughter of David Field. the Disston sale and the advan-
Americans thirty or forty as a Dudley compelled
Cherry, mahogany and maple are the woods years ago alliance, and the decision of the War Office
sort of historical curiosity, the same way as T iey are guests of Justice Field, of the Supreme tages arising therefrom are now generally
principally used. Fancy carving, elaborate we study old-fashion pla'tes.RAILROAD relative to the great cavalry man uvres, understood. As for the act for the relief of '
Court. Sir called the
brass work, mirrors, stained glass, painting, Anthony on will all provide subjects for lovers of sensa- the bonded counties, we are among those
iVesident Wednesday in with his who think that it not to have been
company ought
and rich Axminster carpets together make NOTES.A tional gossip. Serious discussions will
host. passed, but it is not near so big a matter as
up an interior in which an esthete might r 5The doubtless take place on the con version ques- some of our South Florida exchanges, who
long-agitated question a new
willingly breathe his so-called soul away THIRD RAILROAD TO ST. AUGUSTINE. opera tion, and on the renewal of the foreign mail are disposed to be a little hysterical over it,

It is only the rich, however, who can enjoy There have been many rumors as to the hp:>use for Washington is about to be settled contracts ; but so far as one can judge at seem to think. Jt was not passed as party
a' last. A lot on Connecticut Avenue hasbeen measure bait members voted on it without
the charms of yachting.The purchase by Sir Philip Clarke and others of present there is every possibility that the
bought for the and the enter- regard to party, more Republicans and Independents -
Grayling, I suppose, cost'Commodore the St. Johns & Halifax (White's) Railroad, purpose session will open with the usual flood of than Democrats voting for it,

Fish about $65,000 as she stands. Her cap- and that an extension of the same to St. pHse is actually on foot. vain talk and empty resolutions. and, furthermore, there is ample ground for

;The city is already remarkable for its honest difference of opinion as to the meritsof
tain and will cost him at least $500
crew a Augustine is contemplated. We have inquired -- -- -- -------

month, and the cost of the pantry, kitchen into the matter and feel warrantedin many monuments and statues, but still they ONE OF NATURE'S FAVORITES. the act. t
In far the dissatisfied feeling in South
c&tne. Four statues so as
and wine cellar may be safely estimated at stating that plans are being considered new are soon to be Florida is real, it is natural and arises from

$2,000 a month more. No yachting man which, if carried into effect, will be of great aiMed to Statuary Hall, the apartment in FEBNANDINA'S PAST WINTER AND COMING SUMMER physical causes, and will be removed before

I te Capitol known as the Old Hall of Rep- SEASON.FERNANDINA the next election by physical means. This a
would dream of going out alone, and he can benefit to this place. These plans contemplate -
I sentatives. in which each State is entitled FLA., May 2, 1883. dissatisfaction arises from the want of trans-

always find plenty of friends willing to give I the rapid completion of the road to i t$ place two statues. Comparatively few of Our Island City" has been well patron- portation facilities in that portion of the

him their society. Now custom demands the Halifax and also to St. Augustine, the I tide ized by the traveling public during the win- State, a want daily felt and which causes

that entertainment on board a yacht shouldbe I erection of a large saw-mill at St. Augustine, States are yet represented in the group, ter season, which, we may say, closed on some persons to blame those who are in no :
bit among the statues soon to arrive from the 1st when the noted responsible for this unfortunate de-
lavish, and such entertainments cost a and the shipment of the lumber from along yesterday, Egmont way
Ojhio; constituents is one to the memory of Hotel closed its doors, after having the most ficiency, but who are striving to remedy it.
great deal of money. A number of profes- the road through this port. If these enter- President Garfield. successful run since its completion. All who Long before the next election this will all

sional men have recently gone into the pas- prises are determined upon and executed, have been guests of this hotel are in one be changed; there will be abundant facili- '

time of owning small yachts, but somehow the great advantages to our city are obvi- ;Senor Romero, the Mexican Minister, has, accord in ascribing praise to its managementand ties for transportation, and all present tem-

cfi account of ill-health, decided to spendt the delightful surroundings. Our place porary dissatisfaction will have been forgotten -
all anxious that the
fact should
they are not ous ; direct communication by rail with the
All this seems so clear to us that
presents attractive features to our visitors
;e summer traveling in Europe and the
become public. Only a short time ago a Halifax and with Palatka will be at once from the snow-banked and ice-capped re- we particularly regret to see some South

distinguished architect with whom I am I secured, the city will be put upon a route of SJate Department has been notified that he gions of the North, and our resources of Florida and some Middle Florida papers en-
has obtained leave of theMexican Govern- varied and gaged in the unwise and unprofitable em-
acquainted had a sloop launched. Before through transportation and travel, its com- .. amusement being so delightful,
rent to that end. During Senor Romero's every one is well pleased and perfectly sat- ployment of mutual detraction.
the customary bottle of champagne was mercial connections will be greatly augmented absence from isfied. During the season we have had withus As a general rule those have the most to
the of
broken over her bow, he came to me and and it will become, as we have said, Washington Secretary noted sportsmen with the gun and rod ; say of this sort who know least what theyare

said : Won't you please ask the newspapermen an important lumber shipping port. It is the 3 Mexican Legation will remain as charge yachtmen, etc., coming from the East, West writing about. The prosperity and improvement -

not to mention dtaffairs.; and North, and each and every one has of every portion of the State "-'
me as owning the rumored that the of this
prospect company The death of Dr. Joseph, chief of the given expressions of their great surprise of acids to the prosperity and wealth of every a
yacht? If the matter became generally making the connection with St. Augustinehas our resources to please,entertain and gratify. other portion, and lightens the taxation and

known it would hurt my business, for stirred up the Florida Southern," and financial division and disbursing officer oft Our winter visitors::! having departed, our burdens of al. East and South Florida are

people would say : He is one of those that the last-named company, also, is aboutto &e Interior Department,occurred this week. advantages as a summer seaside resort are improving as though by magic. West Floris -

yachting fellows sWillard's Hotel, the favorite rendezvousfyr brought before the public. entering upon a new era of development,
now, and hence will not move toward building a branch to St. and confident of the bright future
The Amelia beach known far and wideto we are so
the and resident of
have time to attend to his profession.: Augustine. We hope this is also true. Let visiting politicians be the finest on the Atlantic coast, is one of Middle Florida that we believe that there'

Washington, will be closed next Tuesday attractive On is better investment in the State than !
The arrangements for the opening of the them come ; the more the merrier. -St. of the features. the beach no
fr the season. within the sight of the mighty deep and the Middle Florida lands.

great Brooklyn bridge are all but complete, Johns Weekly.REMEDY !Senator Hill, who has been having an unpleasantness hearing of the music of its waters is erected We have a good State, let us do justice to

and the hotels, particularly those near the I the Strathmore Hotel, which is now open all of it.-St. Johns Weekly.
with Secretary Teller of the
East river shore, are making extensive FOR SMALL-POX. for the reception of guests. It is understood

preparations to take care of the influx of Edward Hine, in a communication to the Interior Department,has this week returned and stipulated that it shall be well kept KELLY CONVICTED AT LAST.JUDGE

Liverpool Mercury, gives the following as a t& his Colorado home..One of Senator Hill's during the season, which means plenty offish
visitors which will I
undoubtedly come to grievances clams, crabs, oysters, etc., and open
that Teller
for the was Secretary ignored O'BBIEX SENTENCES HIM TO HANG ON
town for the occasion. In the evening a lids from :May 1st to November 1st, 1883, our
"I willing to risk reputation as a I advice in regard to the appointment and JUNE 9TH.
reception is to be given to President Arthur am my t summer season extending over a longer pe-
public man if the worst case of small-pox removal of Colorado employ the de- riod than our winter season. DUBLIN, May The third trial of Tim- .

and Governor Cleveland at the Academy of cannot be effectually cured in three days I;1rtment. For the accommodation of the public, be- othy Kelly who was charged with participation -

Music. There will be a grand illuminationof simply by cream-of-tartar. This is the sure '' sides the Strathmore on the Beach the in the murder Lord Cavendish and ...

the two cities, and fireworks will be set and never-failing remedy: One ounce of C PARIS.To well-known and always open and homelike Secretary Burke, was concluded to-day.
cream-of-tartar dissolved In a pint of boiling Mansion House, the new "Tourist The jury found a verdict of guilty againstthe
off from the bridge and other places. The water, to be drank when cold at short inter- the Editor of the Mirror: Hotel," and the well-kept Florida House, prisoner, and he was sentenced to be i

finishing touches are now being :put to the vals. It can be taken at any time, and is a I PARIS, April 231883. I with a number of first-class boarding-houses hanged.The .

structure, and an army of painters is at preventive as well as a curative. It is knownto I **The startling telegrams received from the will be kept open to give food and shelter jury deliberated for an hour before
work have cured in a hundred thousand cases i to all our kind friends who visit us from they brought in their verdict. The judge
painting the bars. Seen from below failure. I have restored rtgions of the Congo, and especially the sentenced the
without a myself the interior of Georgia and Florida. Our prisoner to be hanged on June

they look like so many crows circling about hundreds by this means. It never leaves a dispatch. from the Portuguese Governor of I city can and will provide ways and meansto 9. On,being removed from the dock, Kelly

iron posts. mark, never causes blindness, and always Angolo-who fears a conflict between theFrench make all comfortable happy and con- said : "I am innocent. Thank you, my

Salvini left us on Wednesday and the prevents tedious lingering. If the people expedition and Mr. Stanley-have tented, and the experience of the past!! is only lord." He also thanked his counsel for
would only try it, and report all the cures necessary to corroborate this statement.A their exertion in his behalf, and said that
chances are that the great Italian tragedian would to ussitated the hopes of M. de Brazza's railroad the he that
to you, you require employ many railway from the depot to hoped they might live long to de-
will never come back to' this country. True, columns if you gave them publicity.:' fiends, who are not very sanguine of suc beach, distance two miles, is promised this fend the innocent. "

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1 t THE LEGEND OF THE LAKE. understand, is in a very low state of I I mate of my household had had its: effect, was spoken, and my wife returned ,to our us, who is worth
anything, comes if he
health. r and I to be the infliction. can
:j. was spared And room where we discussed the affair for a get a chance.
The following beautiful rendering of the "Yes," said, "he is very old and ill. now another subject occupied my thoughts.It long time. I courted Miss By Belles George, sir do you know

; : ; .' Legend of Lake Kissimmee is b)' a lady of But I hope," I continued, as a' cloud ofanxiety was summer, the afternoons were pleas- In the morning I determined to give Bellea a couple of ga'oung grandmother ones ? And
: began to rise within me, that his ant, and on one of them I asked Belle to chance to speak, and at the breakfasttableI we were too !
the Ohio editorial which visited Florida Nobody ever knew of it
party, anything and that
expected decease has no connection with take a walk with me. I would have pre- said to her: made it all the livelier."

I J.'t!! / the past winter: I any prospects or plans of your own.": ferred Madeline, but she had excused herselfas "I suppose you heard the disturbance last 44 Do you intend to here

J i Men from the North, who go to see I "No," said the ghost. "I am perfectly she was very busy: making, what I pre-- night?" attention to my sister-in-law stay ?" I and pa Yasked

r .. The lake and river Kissimmee,* satisfied with my present position. I-utu off sumed to be, an altar cloth for Pegram. It "Yes," she said quietly. Did you catch anxiously.1 '
duty'' during the day, ana the difference intime turned out to be an afghan for his baby car- the man ?" I "
f Hear of a legend old Certainly do, was the '
M pretty
If! :% :,..)}. Of Indian girl'and Spaniard, told. between this country and Russia givesme riage, but the effect was the same ; she could No," I answered with considerable irri- I say that is what I came for reply.II?"
p. opportunities of here !in'your not When I could not have Madeline I "
j A sober tire whose haunts had been t' being: go. tation 4bnt I wish I had. "Don't you see the mischief "
;# you do?
early evening, and of and liked well to walk with Belle. She
4 ;t For along this lake and stream visiting scenes very "What would you have done if you had I asked. You will probably break
kr years off
4't r'i Said, Long ago this Southern wild l localities which" are very familiar and!agree- was a pleasant girl, and in these walks I always caught him ?" she asked, as with unusual match between her and a most excellent a

;fit, Was not the home of white man's child. able to me. talked of Crenshaw. My desire that slowness and deliberation she poured some gentleman whom we all desire-"
Which facts, perhaps, vou had counted she would friend
f marry my grew stronger cream upon her oat-meal. "Break off a match !I"
'' ,i? 41 The Seminole. for good or ill, upon when you first put this uniform on," daily. But this afternoon Belle hesitated, Done !1"' I exclaimed. "I don't know ghost of Buck Edwards, with exclaimed a satisfied the

Roamed through the forest at his will; I remarked. '' and looked a little confused. what I would have done. But one thing is grin. "How matches I have

;:r And dusky maidens, in their glee, The ghost smiled. I am not sure that I shall walk to-day." certain, I would have made him understandthat : The last thing many I ever did before brokenoff
l .. Came here in childish revelry. "I must admit, however, he said"thatI "But you have your hat on," I urged. "I I would have no strangers prowling away, was of that sort. She wouldn't went

;t The hunter's whoop they heard afar, am seeking this position for a friend of supposed you had made ready for a walk." around my house at nigl t." gentleman who shot marry'the

And watched the glimmer of a star, mine, and I have reason to believe that he "No," said she, "I thought I would go Belle colored a little at the last part of this evidently no conscience to me.this There was

r( The water's mirrored oak and moss. will obtain it." somewhere with my book." remark, but she made no answer, and the "And if you do not for specter."
f Or plumaged birds that flew across. "Good heavens!1" I exclaimed. *' Is it You haven't a book," I said, looking at subject was dropped. in considerable care"I that I said,
possible that this is to be her hands of which held anger, can tell you that
"r.J house haunted bya one a parasol. This conversation greatly pained both you are causing
J V. : '4 I' In time there came, by men beguiled, ghost as soon as the old gentleman expires? You are dreadfully exact," she replied, Madeline and myself. It made it quite young lady and the ill-feeling best friends between the

s. ; Some Spaniards to this sunny wild, Why should this family be tormented in with a little laugh. I am going into the clear to us that Belle was aware that we the world,which end she has in"

In quest of gold and fabled spring, such a horrible way? Everybody who dies library to get one." .And away she ran. knew of her acquaintance with this young :. "Now.look here may very* disastrously
does not have a ghost walking about his There was something about this I did not my man, said the ghost
Allured by tales that sailors sing. man, and that she still determined to say if you and your wife
are really her
;;, ; As fickle as a fairy's dream, house. like. I firmly believed she had come down- nothing to us either in the way of confidenceor you won't act like fools and make friends"
The jest proved but an idle scheme. "Oh, no, said the specter. "There are stairs prepared to take a walk. But she did excuse. She had treated us badly, and I made no answer to this trouble.
( lands thousands of positions of this kind whichare not want me that.was evident enough. I could not On remark, but asserted -
*m ; Deluded to these barren ; we help showing it. her side with much warmth, that I
s They wandered sad upon the sands. never applied for; but the ghostship went off for a long3lk, and ,when I returned Belle was very quiet, and entirely different to tell Miss Belle exactly what he intended
was and
,, Y"I here is a very desirable one, and there are supper was ready, but Belle had not from the gay girl she had been some time so break off the engagement at ,
.. One from his comrades listless strayed, many applicants for it. I think you will appeared."She before.I If you tell her that she's been
k,,. .' r And found a dark-eyed Indian maid. like my friend if he gets it." has gone off somewhere with a urged Madeline to go to Belle ond speak and talking with theghostof the fellow walking

She, coy and bashful, pleased to see "Like him 1" I groaned. book," I said. I'll go and look for her." to her as a sister, but she declined. '4 No," courted her grandmother-I reckon who

Y m? This kni ht of Spanish heraldry. The idea was horrible to me. I walked down to-the bosky grove at the she said, "I know Belle's spirit, and there could find some of letters she

I _, He held in his her willing hand; The ghost evidently perceived how deeply foot of the lawn, and passed through it would be trouble. If there is to be a quarrel the old lady's my, if she looked now for among them
t r His words she failed to understand.In I was affected by what he had said, for there without seeing any signs of Belle. Soon, I shall not begin it." -you'd frighten papers the wits out of her. ,

his despair, upon her cheekA was a compassionate expression on his however, I caught sight of her light dress in I was determined to end this unpleasant crazy. I know girl's natures sir." She'dgo

word imprinted she could speak. countenance. As I looked at him an idea an open space a little distance beyond me. feeling, which, to me, was almost as bad as "So do I," I groaned. ,

struck me. If I were to have any ghost at Stepping forward a few paces I had a full a quarrel. If the thing was possible I would Don't get excited he said.II Let

,. ;? <4 In Spanish, yet it was the same t. all about the Ytonse, I would prefer this one. view of her, and my astonishment can be put an end to this young man's visits. I girl alone and everything, will be the

1 t' To her, as if by Indian name. Could there be such things as duplex ghost- imagined when I saw that she was standing could never have the same opinion of BelleI able and pleasant. Good-night." comfort-
In bliss she in glee ships? Since it was day here when it in the shade of tree to
rapturous sang was a talking a young had had before, but if this impudent fellow I went to bed. but not to Here
hH a' The tell-tale story, Kiss-him-me.1 night in Russia, why could not this Specterserve man. His back was turned toward me butI could be kept away, and Will Crenshaw a terrible situation. A sister-in-law sleep. was

tP ; Her playmates heard in wild delight in both places? It was common' could see from his figure and general air should come back and attend to his businessas by a ghost Was ever a man called courted

,.',,. A,< The story of her lover's plight. enough for a person to fill two situations.The that he was young. His hat was a little on an earnest suitor ought, all might yet be sustain such a trial And I uponto
They lingered long about the stream notion seemed feasible to me, and I one side, in his hand he carried a short whip. it alone. There was other with must sustain

t' f To see this knight in glittering sheen. broached it."Thank and he wore a pair of riding boots. He and well.And now, strange to say, I began to could share the whom I

# "* you," said the ghost. But the Belle were engaged in very earnest conversation long for the ghost, whose coming had been
matter cannot be arranged in that way. and did not perceive me. I was not promised. I had been considering what Several times after this I saw this baleful

a' : .;v, The egret stands in silent mood, Night and day are not suitably divided be- only surprised but shocked at the sight. I means I should take to keep Belle's clandes- specter of a young buck of the olden time.

;" The deer is chased from out the wood, tween here and Russia ; and besides it is was quite certain. Belle had come here to tine visitor away and had found the He would nod to me with a Jocular air, butI

1 The curlews fly on easy wing- necessary for the incumbent of this place to meet this young man, who to me, was a tion rather difficult one to settle. I could ques- did: not care to speak to him. One after-

t: ,, .," I 1 j From cypress trees the mosses swing. be on duty at all hours. You rememberthat total stranger. I did not wish Belle to know not shoot the man, and it would indeed be noon I went into the house to look for mv

i The Spanish knight and Indian maid I came to you by day as well as at that I had seen her with him, and so I difficult to prevent the meeting of two wife, and very naturally. I entered the room
By simple language were betrayed, night?" stepped back out of their sight, and began to persons over whom I had no actual control. where Pegram lay in his little bed. The

., ,, The sweet child-song, as you can see, Oh, yes ; I remembered that. It was additionally cal her. It was not long before I saw her But I happened to think that if I could get child was asleep and no one was with him.I .

a Kiss-him-me," now Kissimmee. unfortunate that the ghostship coming toward me and, as I expected, the aid of the expected ghost the matter stood and gazed contemplatively upon my
t"" c "! -L. A. Alderman in Ohio State Journal. here should not be one of the linuted kind. alone. would be easy. If should be as accommodating son. He was a handsome child and appar-

Why is it." I asked. "that a man's own Indeed," she cried, looking at her watch, and obliging as the one who had ently full of noble instincts, and yet I could

.ii *South Florida. spirit does not attend to these matters? I "I did not know it was so late." haunted the house before, it would readily not help wishing that he were older, or that

always thought that was the way the thingwas Have you had a pleasant time with your agree to forward the fortunes of the family I i in some way his conditions were such that
book?" I asked walked homeward. it should not-be necessary figuratively
TIlE SPECTRAL MORTGAGE. managed. as we by assisting in breaking up this unfortunate
i ii The ghost shook his head. 111 wasn't reading all the time," she an- connection. If it would consent to be pres- speaking that his mother should continually

i '' t ; Toward the close of a beautiful afternoon "Consider for a moment," he replied, swered.I ent at their interviews the affair was settled.I hover about him. If she could contented
what chance a man's own spirit without asked her no more questions. It was knew from with a little less of Pegram and a little more
.. in early summer I stood on the piazza of the personal experience that love-
; and without not for to into this of me, my anticipations of matrimonialcareer
t' :' spacious country-house which was my experience influence, would me begin an inquisition making in the presence of a ghost was ex-
,, ti have in crowd of matter. But that I told Madeline all would be more fully realized.As .
I w home. I had just dined, and I gazed, with a importunate applicants, night tremely unpleasant, and in this case I be-
!. 'G .. a peculiar comfort and delight, upon the versed in all the arts, and backed by the in- about it. The news troubled her much, and lieved it would be impossible. these thoughts were passing throughmy

; .i ,, widespreading lawn and the orchards androve.s fluence necessary in such a contest. Of like myself she was greatly grieved at Belle's Every night, after the rest< of the house- mind I raised my eyes, and on the other
and then to the course there are cases in which a person be- evident desire to deceive us. When there side of the little bedstead I saw the wretched
,, { beyond ; walking hold had to bed I wandered about the.
; ; gone
other end of the piazza, I looked out toward comes his own ghost, but this is because the was a necessity for it my wife could com- grounds, examining the porches and the bal- I ghost of Buck Edwards.
position is undesirable and t there is pletely de-Pegramize herself, and enter with Fine boy" he said.
from which fine drove no com
., f the broad pastures, a conies, looking up to the chimneys and the
petition. quick and judicious action into the affairsof My indignation at seeing this
+ home to be
of cattle were leisurely coming ornaments on top of the house, hoping to
"And this new-comer," I exclaimed in others. existence within the most sacred precinctsof
toward'the fields of ,
and grain
milked, that phantom whose I had
"" whose was beginning already to be much trouble, will he take the form of Mr. 441 will go with her to-morrow," she said. see short time before, coming with much, a my house was boundless.
green !. Hinckman? If 44 If this I do not intend that anticipated 41 You vile !" I
touched with yellow. Involuntarily (for, my wife should see such an i person conies, dissatisfaction and If I could interloper cried.
< *'. apparition it would kill her." that she shall meet him alone." repugnance. At this moment Madeline entered the
ftV such
on principle, I was opposed; to feelings) even again meet the one who
was now serv-
The ghost who will haunt this place," The next afternoon Bellestarted out again room. Pale and stern, she walked directly
a pleasant sense of possession came over me. ing in Russia I thought it would answer
said with her book but she had but few my to the crib and took
It could not be long before all this would my companion, will not appear in the gone a as well. up child. Then
_'. r virtuallv be mine. form of John Hinckman. I am glad that is steps when she was joined by Madeline, purpose she turned to me and said :
,. 1. if it will with hat and and On the third or fourth night after I had "I was in the
About two before I had married the so, please you ; for you are the parasol, together they standing door-way, and
years with whom walked into the returnedin begun my nocturnal rounds I encountered, saw looking at babe. I heard
niece of John Hinckman the owner of this only man I have ever held such bosky grove. They you my what
S fine estate. He was ,old, and could not unrestrained and pleasant intercourse. very good time for supper, and as we on a path not very far from the house, the you said to him. I have suspected it before."

r. t t' be survive very much longer, and had Good-bye." went in to that meal, Madeline whisperedto young fellow who had given us so much And then, with Pegram in her arms, she
expected And with these words no figure of a Rus- me : trouble. My indignation at his impudent strode out of the room.
willed the property, without reserve, to my
sian officer stood before me. There was nobody there." reappearance knew no bounds. The moon The ghost had vanished, as Madeline
wife. This in brief was the cause of mypresent
l; and For some minutes I remained motionless, "And did she say nothing to you of the was somewhat obscured by fleecy clouds, entered. Filled .with rage and bitterness,
-r, .; sense of }prospective possession, with downcast eyes, a very different man young man with whom she was talking yes- but I could see that he wore the same jaunty for my wife had neverspoken to me in these
I said I was principled against
r; { r although, as of such from the one who had just gazed out with terday?" I asked, when we were alone some air, his hat was cocked a little more on one tones before I ran down-stairs and rushed
the voluntary encouragement a such delight over the beautiful landscape.A hours later. side, he stood with his feet quite wide apart, out of the house. I walked long and far,

''i: ; sentiment occasionally, I could not blame within myself I had the shadow, not that of night had fallen over 44Not a word" she said, "though I gave and in his hands, clasped behind him, he my mind tilled with doleful thoughts.

,' feeling married nnwife arose for her uncle's me. everything. This fine estate was not to come her every opportunity. I wonder if you held his riding whip. I stepped quickly toward When I returned to the house, I found a
rJ e: not money. to clear and unencumbered could be mistaken." him. note from wife. It ran thus
us ,as we thought.It my :
3; ; : Indeed, we had both expected that the marriage "Well sir!M I exclaimed.He
441 I not I "I "I have to Aunt Hannah's
'' '' : was to be saddled with a horrible lien, a am sure was replied. saw gone with
would result in her entirely
being spectral mortgage. the man as plainly as T see you." did not seem at all startled. Pegram, and have taken Belle. I cannot
; :! disinherited. His niece was John Hinck- How dye do?" he said with little
a live with
Then Belle is treating us very badly one my child a vile
; man's housekeeper and sole and comfort gone upstairs with Pegram.
prop '4
the of
4 she said. If she desires interloper.
: and if she left him for she expected Pegram was our baby. I disliked his company nod."How "
me appel- dare
sir I cried "intrude
4 young men let hersay so, and we will invite yon As I sat down in my misery, there was
lation with all
his bands But she had not my heart but Pegram
kindness at was
: no them to the house.1'I yourself on my premises? This is the sec- one little spark of comfort amid the gloom.
: { 4 't' left him. To our surprise her uncle invited family nameon )Iadeline'ssideofthe house, did not altogether agree with this latter ond, time I have found you here, and now I She had taken Belle. :My first impulse was
him and relations with and she insisted that our babe should bearit.
: us to live our want to understand that are to get to follow into
Madeline remark. I did not care to have Belle know you you the city and explain every-
1 >, him became more and more amicable and was very much wrapped up in young men. I wanted her to marry Will away from here just as fast as you can ; andif thing, but I quickly reflected that if I did
*' had of late Pegram, often I thought too much for
and Mr. Hinckman so
,: pleasant, there Crenshaw, and be done with it., But we you are ever caught again anywhere on this I must tell her of the ghost, and I felt
: frequently expressed to me his great satisfaction were many times when I should have this estate I'll have treated as a tres- certain that she would
both agreed not to speak to the young ladyon you never return with
t ''r \ that I had proved to be a man after been very glad of my wife's society, but was "
; the subject. It was not for us to pry passer. Pegram to a haunted house. Must I, in
!. .: his own heart; that I took an interest in obliged to do without it because she was into her secrets and if anything was to be Indeed," said he, I would be sorry to order to regain my wife, give up this beautiful -
6 t : flocks and herds and crops; that I showed a entirely occupied with Pegram. To be sure, said she should it. put you to so much trouble. And now let home? For two days I racked
{ '. talent for such and that I would my wife's sister was with us, and there wasa say my
pursuits, me say that I have tried to keep out of your brains and wandered gloomily about.In .
'' : : to when he the child's nurse ; but, for all that, Madelinewas Every afternoon Belle went away, as be-
'. ; continue give, was gone, way, but since you have proved so deter- one of my dreary rambles I encounteredthe
to the which so completely Pegramized, that a fore, with her boob, but we did not accompany
; ; same care and attention place great mined to make my acquaintance I thoughtI ghost. What here?"
are doing
\ it had been so long his greatest pleasure to many of the hours which I, in my anticipations her, nor allude to her newly-acquired might as well come forward and do the I cried. Miss: Belle has you "
{ bestow. He was old and ill now, and tired of matrimonial felicity, had imagined love for solitary walks and studies. One sociable." "I know that the gone.

of it all, and the fact that I had not proved would be passed in the company of my wife, afternoon we had callers, and she could not None of your impertinence," I cried. air expressing all, his specter usual answered, his
f were spent alone, or with the old gentleman go. That night, after I had gone to sleep,, impertinenceand
4' to be, as he had formerly supposed me, a What brings you here, anyway ? swagger, "but she'll come back. When
Madeline awoke with little shake.
.. mere city gentleman was a great comfort to or Belle. me a Well said he with little
; a laugh, "if i your wife returns, she's bound to bring
his declining days. We were deeply grieved Belle was a fine girl; to me not so charm- Listen, she whispered. Whom is you wan't to know I don't mind telling youI Miss.'*
''r U: to think that the old man must soon die. ing and attractive as her sister, but perhaps Belle talking to? came to see Miss Belle." At this flashed
a thought
i, ; ; ; We would gladly have kept him with us for equally so to some other persons, certainly The night was warm, and all our doors "You confounded rascal!" I cried, raisingmy mind. If any good would come of it, Belle my

''i iI i- .. years; but, if he must go, it was pleasant to to one. This was Will Crenshaw an old and windows were open. Belle's chamberwas heavy stick. "Get out of my sight, or I should never return. Whatever else hap-
4 ,, ". ,;. know that he and ourselves were so well school-fellow of mine, then a civil engineer, not far from ours, and we could distinctly will break your head !I" this insolent of
satisfied with the that had in South America. Will was the declared hear her speaking in a low tone. She pened ghost a gay young
3 ;. ; arrangements "All right! said he, break away !1" buck should have no excuse for hauntingmy
:. i'' 1 been made. Think me not cold and heartless suitor of Belle, although she had never was evidently holding a conversation with And drawing himself up he gave his right house.
,,1 reader. For few formally accepted him, but Madeline and some one whose voice we could not hear."I'll .
,: ;: high-minded a moments boot a slap with his whip. 4.She will never come back while are
both in said Madeline "andsee
in myself strongly favored the match, and go rising, "
i put yourself my place. The whip went entirely through both here I cried.
; But had you, at that time, put yourself in felt very anxious that she should do so, and 44 about this." She is legs It was the ghost 441 don't believe it," it coolly answered.I .
; my place on that pleasant piazza, I do not indeed were quite certain that when Will No. no, I whispered. talkingto Utterly astounded I started back, and sat made no further assertions on the sub-
;; believe would have cared to stay there should return everything would be made all some one outside. Let me go down and down raised flower-bed determined
,. yon upon a against ject. I had what to do, and it
: long; for, as I stood gazing over the fields, I right. The young engineer was a capital speak to him. and stole which I had :stumbled.: I had no strength, was of no use to be angry with a vaporing
,. ,i ; felt touch shoulder. I cannot fellow. had excellent prospects, and was my I slipped on some clothes quietly to I had
upon my nor speak.
power seen a ghost creature like this. But I might as well get
down the stairs. I unfastened the back door
r-fc.i best friend. It was our plan that after the :
that I touched but
say was actually I experienced before, but I was entirely overcome by this some information out of him.
marriage the youthful couple should live and went round to the side on which Belle'swindow
which indicated that
a feeling the "
amazing development. "Tell this I asked "if for
with us. This, of course would be delightful opened. No sooner had I reachedthe me ; any reason
individual who had ,
; apparently touched me' "And I
1 r now suppose you know who I you should leave this place and throw
to both Belle and her.sister and I could corner than I saw, directly under the
would have done so bad he been able. I said the and
am, specter, approaching, situation to would
up your so speak you
desire better than Will He window and looking upward, his hat
no companion ,
turned and beside ,
\ instantly saw, standing standing in front of me. "The one who have a successor?"
tall in the uniform of .was not to go to distant countries any more, cocked a good deal on one side and his rid-
; : me, a figure a Russian was here before told me that your lady didn'tfancy "You needn't think I am going," it said
and who could ing whip in his hand the jaunty fellow -
imagine a pleasanter home young
}, officer. I started back but made no sound. ghosts, and that I had better keep 'out contemptuously. "None of your little
than would be with whom I had seen Belle talking.
z I knew what the figure was. It was a specter ours ? of sight of both of you ; but he didn't say tricks on me. But I'll just tell you, for
i'a And now here was this dreadful prospectof Hello !I'; I cried and rushed toward him.
ghost. ,
anything about Miss Belle; and by George! your satisfaction that if I should take it
z Some years before this place had beenI a household ghost! At the sound of my voice he turned to me, sir, it wouldn't have mattered if he had ; into my head to cut the place, there wouldbe

=i j haunted. I knew this well, for I had seen A week or so passed by, and John Hinck and I saw his face distinctly. He was young for if it hadn't been for that charming young another ghost here in no time."

a ,. the ghost myself. But before my marriage man was no more. Everything was done and handsome. There was a sort of half lady I shouldn't have been here at all. I What is it," I cried stamping my foot
the specter had disappeared, and had not for him that respect and affection could dic- laugh on his countenance, as if he had just am the ghost of Buck Edwards who was that causes this house to be so haunted by

been seen since; and I must admit that my tate, and no one mourned his death more been saying something very witty. But he pretty well known in the lower part of this ghosts, when there are hundreds and thousands

satisfaction, when thinking of this estate, heartily than I. If I could have had my did not wait to finish his remark or to speakto county about seventy years ago. I alwayshad of places where such apparations are

without mortgage or incumbrance, was way he would have lived as long as I, myself me. There was a large evergreen near a great eye for the ladies, sir, and whenI 'never seen ?"'

much increased oy the thought that even remained upon this earth. him, and, stepping quickly behind it, he got a chance to court one I didn't miss it. "Old fellow," said the specter folding its

?;] the ghost who used to haunt the house, When everything about the house,had set- was lost to my view I ran around the bush, .1 did too much courting, however, for I, arms, and looking at me with half shut

had now departed. tled down into its accustomed quiet, I beganto but could see nothing of him. There was a roused up a jealous fellow, named Ruggles, eyes, "it isn't the house that draws the

li|! i. But here he was again. Although indifferent look out for the coming of the expected good deal of shrubbery hereabouts, and he and he shot me in a duel early one September ghosts, it is somebody in it ; and as long as

m form and guise, I knew him. It ghost. I felt, sure that I would be the one was easily able to get away unobserved. I morning. Since then I have haunted, you are here the place will be haunted.But .

was the same ghost to whom he would make his appearance, continued the search for about ten minutes, from time to time, more than dozen houses you needn't mind that. Some houses

Do you remember me?" said the figure. and with my regret and annoyance at his and then, quite sure that the fellow had got where there were pretty girls." have rats, some have fever-and-ague, and

; 1 Yes," I answered, "I remember you in expected coming was mingled a feeling of away, I returned to the house. Madelinehad "Do you mean to say," I asked, now some have ghosts. An revoir. And I was

i the form in which you appeared to me some curiosity to know in what form he' would lighted a lamp and was calling down- finding strength, "that a spirit would care alone.

,. ,; time ago. Although your aspect is entirely] appear. He was not to corneas John Hinck- stairs to ask if I had found the man ; some to come back to this earth to court a girl?" So then the spectral mortgage could never

? ; changed, I feel you to be the same. gbtost thatI man-that was the only bit of comfort in of the servants were up, and anxious to Why, what are you thinking of?" exclaimed be lifted. With heavy heart and feet I

have met before." the whole affair. know what had ,happened; Pegram was'crying the phantom of Buck Edwards. passed through the bosky to my once
+ "You are right," said the specter. "I am But several weeks passed, and I saw no ; but in Belle's room all was quiet. ",Do you suppose that only old misers and home.I .

ar glad to see you looking so well, and appar- ghost and I began to think that perhaps the Madeline looked in at the open door, ands lovelorn maidens want to come back and happy had not been there half an hour when
happy. But John Hinckman I aversion I had shown to having such in- w her lying quietly in her bed. No word have '
: ently an a good time? No, sir I Every one of Belle arrived. She had come by the momi -
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hand-bag. I looked at her in astonish- It is very seldom, if ever, that youth's ,; ; '
Dlen t. dreams are realized. The reason of this is B. XOYES. i.
"Infatuated girl,'' I cried, "could 1 you because of the inexperience of the person A H.E.DOTTERER S .
not slay away from here three days?" indulging in such visionary fancies. Youngboys (Successor to "W. A. SAXBORX), roY

"I am glad you said that," she answered, and probably girls also, may be saidto'be Wholesale and,Retail Dealer in : A.,
taking a seat, *' for now I think I am rightin always in dreamland as their untutored -
suspecting what was on your mind. I minds have not yet received the initiatory GROCERIES, PROVISIONS_ ,. SHIP STORES, INVITES ATTENTION TO HIS LARGE AND VARIED ASSORTMENT OF

ran away from Madeline to see if I could step into the stern realities which will CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS, HAY,GRAIN, r r:
find out what was at the bottom of this meet them face to face before long. Every I .L---:!I .., 1 1
dreadful trouble between you. She told me person has to a greater or less extent, felt Comer of Second and Centre Streets, near - .

what you said, and I don't believe you ever the impulse which youth,apparently,trans- Steamboat Landing, iLFINE{ FAMILYGR0CERIEsT '
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words to Pegram. And now I is j "
used those mits to everything. A boy's progress un- FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. ,. ;
want to ask you one question. Had I, in impeded, his path unblocked. Everythingseems -+l-- r ;Ak
any war, anything to do with this?" plain before him, and he wonders Owner and Agent for Schooner Silas C. 11* *1 ,
>V said I, "not directly." And thenemboldened why men of 30 or 40 years' experience are Evans Special rates for Merchandise in
by circumstances, I added : not more enterprising why they are so large quantities. '
But that secret visitor or friend of yours timid and afraid to go .ahead. Thoughtspass Agent for Hazard Manufacturing Compa- 'R;
had much to do with it. through his brain during the 10 or 12 ny's CHAMPION: BARBED WIRE-the
"I thought that might be so," she answered hours of wakefulness, which are, however, best in the world. FANCY IMPORTED GROCERIES.
; "and now, George, I want to tell forgotten with the day. Sound sleep approaches Agent for B.F.AVERY'S CELEBRATED
you something, I am afraid it will shock you and with it his thoughts are swept PLOWS.

very muc I 1.'* into oblivion, though only to make room Local Agent for BANK OF JACKSON. ONLY SUCH GOODS KEPT IN STOCK AS CAN BE ) ..\sPURE gyp.
I have had so much to shock me lately for more of the same kind on the followingday. VILLE. .33Building

that I can stand almost anything now." I,
u Well, then, it is this," she said. "That Young people think that they are better AND OF GOOD QUALITY. II; ,
person whom I saw sometimes, and whom adapted to overcome difficulties than their .
once found under my window, is a predecessors; that the obstacles which im- .; 4
ghost.:' peded their predecessors would be no im-
"Did you know that?" I cried. I knew pediment to them. How natural it is for a ...
it was a ghost, but did not imagine that you boy to criticise the work of a man, to pass -f s '
had any suspicion of it." judgment upon it, to offer suggestions, and BRICK, 'LIME HAIR, FINE TEAS AND: COFFEES f--:-0tttt .-
.. Why,yes,"she answered,"I saw: through even to ridicule whatever does not accord +
him almost from the very first. I was a good with his views. PLASTER, CEMENT, t-. "
deal startled, and a little) frightened when I At this time practice is undeveloped, and 6 '
found it out, but I soon felt that this ghost theory holds full sway over the mind. The- SHINGLES ,
couldn't do me any harm, and you don't ory is always more illiberal than practice, .n
know how amusing it was. I always had and for this reason the boy is more stubbornin DOORS, SASH, BLINDS rMkt

a fancy for ghosts, but I never expected to changing his opinions. Yet it cannot be NEW GOODS Received by Every Steamer. ,
like this." that his PAINTS OILS, ETC.
meet with one said that the boy is always wrong; ,
And so you knew all the time it wasn'ta mode of thought is contrary to reason. On ,,
real man. I exclaimed, still filled with the other hand, his concentrative, though -AT- .
astonishment at what I had heard. uncultivated mind enables him to solve Cor. Second and Centre Sts., FERXAXDIXA, FLA. I
A real man 1" cried Belle, with considerable questions that. often puzzle the wisest men. FRED W. HOYT & CO'S, v
contempt in her tones. "Do you sup His opinions are always given on the impulse -
pose I would become acquainted in that of the moment, and it may be said SECOND STREET; Near Centre.

way with a real man, and let him come that it is only in certain modes of thought COLLINS & CO. HARTFORD .r
under my window and talk to me? I was that he can make reasonable suggestions or

determined not to tell any of you about it, talk intelligently. Let him be asked to work wouldn't of it. and his ideas however and he ,
for I knew you approve out invariably Established 1826.MANUFACTURERS \ ,
would break up the fun some way. Now I becomes entangled and loses, even the
wish most heartily that I had spoken of it." thought that he may have at first expressed.It -DEALER INdl .. I
Yes," I answered, It might have saved is his fine instinct that enables him to L
much trouble." grasp a subject, but inexperience causes himto =
.' But oh 1 George," she continued, drop it. It is said that at a certain periodof l iaH.ANDLERY 1
"You've no idea how funny it was! Sucha life all are subject to build castles in : Md' {

ridiculous, self-conceited, old-fashioned the aW The castles however,grow smaller c = J ;.: hN
ghost of a beau!1" and smaller with each succeeding year,until .f I
Yes," said I, when it was alive it courted they reach a very d rninutivestate. At first Groceries, Hardware,

your grandmother." they are almost out of sight, so lofty and .

"The impudence!" exclaimed Belle. hopeful is the imagination. They may be DRY GOODS, BOOTS AND SHOES, .. ... _
And to think that it supposed that I compared to the highest mountain, away up i --
imagined it to be a real man Why, one beyond the clouds. The difficulties of access .
day, when it was talking to me it stepped : are unnoticed, and nothing but the Second Street,
back into a rose bush and it stood there loftiness of the pinnacle is dreamed of. As .T

ever so long all mixed up with.the roses years roll on, however, the craggy pathwaycomes vie FERNANDINA, FLA. .
and leaves" gradually into view, and each year
And you knew it all the time?" reduces the height, until at last the ma- OF
These words were spoken in a hollow tured youth reaches the same level upon FERNANDINA
voice by someone near us. Turning quickly which his seniors have stood.It .
we saw the ghost of Buck Edwards; but is hard for him to realize at first that
no longer the jaunty specter we had seen he is no better than any one else. But as MILL: Axes Hatchets Picks .
before. His hat was on the back of his head, the foot of the mountain is reached, he [{ STEAM ] {[SAW ]} {[ }} .

his knees were turned inward, his shoulders humbly, though reluctantly, submits to his -'* ill, ,iii *'--_--'* /
drooped, his head hung, and his arms dan- destiny. His career is now entirely changed.It AND OTHER EXTRA QUALITY .
gled limp at his sides.. remains for him to prove whether he will
Yes," said Belle, "I knew it all the remain at the bottom of the hill, which he C. H. HUOT, PROPRIETOR, TOOLS FOR FARMS AND PLANTATIONS.

time." has just descended, or whether he will beginto ,. 4 "i.. ..
The ghost looked at her with a faded, mount again in earnest. constantly on handLumber Also, FINE STEEL AND CHEAPER PLOWSOf 5
misty eye; and then, i instead! of vanishing Some people descend from childhood's 1jj1As
all sizes $5 $30.
and prices from to Also Plowing Machines.
his wont he began slowlyand ,
briskly as was lofty summits, become disheartened with
irresolutely to disappear. First his the rugged cliffs and glaring charms through by Cargoes. Farmers will receive valuable Information, catalogues, &c.,
body: faded from view, then his head, leav- which they have passed in their descent, by writing the makers,
ing his hat and boots. These gradually and without making an effort .to remount, Office on Second Street. vie
vanished, and the last thing a dissolvingview pine away the rest of their lives at the bottom COLLINS & CO., 212 Water St., New York.
of the tip-end of a limp and drooping. of the hill. The sooner the great castleis

riding whip. converted into a diminutive cabin just HOUSE-FURNISHING GOODS !
He is gone," said Belle. We'll never that much sooner will the owner be readyto GUARANTEED TO CURB; ALL CASES OF
see him again." comruence building in reality. It is as diffi- INDIGESTION LOST APPETITE. BILIOUSNESS i
Yes," said I, "he is gone. I think your cult to read the thoughts of the boy commencing DYSPEPSIA, SOUR STOMACH FOUL BREATH,
discovery of his real nature has completely his future plans, as it is for him to We invite your attention to our COSTIVENESS ENLARGED SPLEEN, COLIC, &C. i iRev.

broken up that proud spirit. And now, put them in practice. One-day he is in a .J.B.Graves,Editor and Proprietor"Baptist,"! J. R. Johnson, M, D.. of Abbeville. Miss. Aug.
what is to be done about Madeline?" happy mood ; next day he is very thoughtful Memphis,Tenn. says: 1 received a package of your 11.1882, says: I am a graduate of Georgia MedicalLiver
Medicine, and have used about half of it. It College and have practiced thirty-five years. I use
Wasn't it the called inter-
ghost you an and reticent. If one happens to Crockery 1 Glassware medicine In It is good ,
any works like a charm.I want no better Liver.Regulator your my practice. not only a
loper?" asked Belle. ask him what he is thinking about he inva- and certainly no more of Zetlin's mixture.Rev. Liver Medicinebut Isa sovereign remedy for flux.
Certainly it was," I replied. riably nothing," and seems con- .E.A.Huffina,Franklin Ky.Aug. Rev.J.S.' Beasley,of Snmm..rton.S .
Well, then, go and tell her so," said fused and evades the subject. Can it be and offer our Goods in these lines as low as .I'82 have,says overtaken: It is the In best my life.medicine It p in's C.preparation,J an. 82.says a great: I have deal used bat ZeU-find .

Belle. that he is beginning to see that life is not all Is curing me of Dyspepsia.Send me your medicine altogether superior
the lowest. Chamber Toilet Sets of in its effect on the pystem.The beet.
"About the ghost and all 1" I exclaimed. sunshine, and if so why should he be afraidto another package. Must have it.
Rev. J. L. Brittain, of Blountsville. Dr. S. Mansfield Wholesale Druggist.Memphis
Certainly', said she. show it? The interrogatory remains un- very latest designs; beautiful Tea Sets, Ala.,March 1882,says: I suffered with Tenn.,says: Have sold it 30 years; my predecessor
And together we went to Madeline, and I answered; but it is presumed that the difference torpid liver and costiveness,and your sold it many years before me.Thatthis medicine is a
Dinner Sets Lamps etc. etc. Tin medicine cured me. My wife has used it good one no one can deny;and that it is the true and
told her all. I found her with her ; '
anger between his
own imaginations and '\ with admirable effect for sick-headache genuine'Simmons Liver Medicine'noaedare ca'nsay; .
gone, and steeped in misery. When I had practical life are so great*that he shrinks Chamber Sets all colors; Woodcii- ": Original aai City O a anise. Estat.1210.1 w i;
finished, all Pegramed as she was, she from
a companion which might involve adverse Put tip In 25c.and $1.packages
plunged into my arms. I pressed my wife criticisms.Fernandina Social Club Housekeeping ; and bottles by MED
and child closely to my bosom, and we wept Journal. __ Utensils Y ?.F.SIMMONS& CO..ST.LOUIS.Me ;
with joy.When. rI

Will Crenshaw came home and was THE HEIGHT OF FpM/r.-To wait until you FRED W. IIOYT fc CO. w
told this story, he said it didn't trouble hima are in bed with diseases you may not get

bit. over for months is the height of folly, when DR. CLARK JOHNSON'SINDIAN
"I'm not afraid of a rival like that," he you might be easily cured during the early I

remarked "Such a suitor wouldn't standa symptoms by Parker's Ginger Tonic. We VflOLALE! AND RBTAIt.o
ghost of a chance. have known sickly families made the health- 'A'V i
But I can tell you," said Madeline, that iest, by a timely use of this pure medicine. BLOOD SYRUP ii
you had better be up and doing on your own Observer. O HO
account. A girl like Belle needn't be -- i (r
expected --------- .
to depend on the chance of a ghost." HIGHLY ESTEE\IED.-The color
o or the Stomach Liver Bowels
all diseases' ,
Crenshaw beetled her words and the d Cures
and a rich lustre are restored to faded or H
young couple were married in the fall. The gray hair by the use of Parker's Hair Balsam, -iI .: Kidneys, Skin and Blood. MILLIONS testify to its
wedding took place in the little church near a harmless dressing highly esteemed for its
our house. It was'a quiet marriage, and perfume and purity. fe efficacy in healing the above named diseases, and

was attended by a strictly family party. At it to be the Best Remedy Known to Man..
the conclusion of the ceremonies I felt, or -- A. B. NO YES pronounce
Why be weak? Why not be healthy '
saw, for I am sure I did not hear-a little *
sigh quite near me.I robust, and strong, by using Brown's Iron \ .: CJDEALER t_ GUARANTEED TO CURE DYSPEPSIA. '
Bitters? I
turned, and sitting on the chancelstepsI 'IK-' rrc

saw the specter of Buck Edwards His Trade Mark.Laboratory.
head was bowed, and his hands, holding ,,AGENTS- mac '
his hat and riding-whip, rested carelessly on I IBLEY' Family Supplies,

his"Bedad knees. .. 77 West Third St. New York City. Druggists sell it.
sir! he exclaimed, "to thinkof 'pP M
it! If I hadn't cut up as I did I might t;;t HEAVY GROCERIES,
have married, and have been that girl's CEDARTOWN, GA., June 20th, 1881.
grandfather!1" .P Dr. Clark Johnson:-My children were sick with Fever, and a short trial of your !{
The idea made me smile. OF ALL PLANTS, FOR ALL CROPS, Hay and Grain Indian Blood Syrup completely cured them.
It can't be remedied now," I answered. FOR ALL CLIMATES. 00 .46 RUDIE CANTLER.IDOW'S ;
"Such a remark to make at a wedding !1" '\\"o.rc fie lorjsst: farmers,lirnrct:' seed grow CD
said Madeline, giving me a punch with her C:.* -iJ Lirjcst seed uraJcra cayuhcrc: ; be co I
reproachful elbow. Prank h.,-a creates facilities: for rrcdncli:g Des f:ccc.t 2 ?* SHIP STORES, t o America Ahead j je
K Stockton in
.t.t our Seals are tested cad: cply tic best icut c..,:*.
Century Magazine Oar Annual Catalogue and Price L at brings TI:.": Z =P GINGER CORDIALIS
elides all thedesirable new and standard varieties G yO
Edward Hine, in a communication to the of riT wer, Vc-rctable, ndd end Tree Seeds, and so NOT AN ALCOHOLIC EXTRACT,
PSent FREE to address. Shoves, but contains all the medicinal I
any proper-
Liverpool the a'PA
Mercury, gives following as a at ,
1.1AM SIBLEY CO. Seedsmen! ties of the finest Jamaica Ginger Root. It ,.
remedy for the small-pox: Rochester,N.V.and Chicago,IlL Paints, ,; I is very pleasant to take, and '

"I am willing to risk my reputation as a o Crockery, = z
public man if the worst case of small-pox y CURES INDIGESTION, HEADACHE, \
cannot be effectually cured in three days, rffLnyERRYWr r.n : CDC12 N'I
simply by cream-of-tartar. This is the sure hrp I
and ::::: Co'N
never-failing remedy : One ounce of DIARRHEA DYSENTERY,

cream-of-tartar dissolved in a pint boiling s Willow-Ware. 5 PAINS in the Stomach and Bowels, 0 py .
water, to be drank when cold at short intervals r-ri .: .Mrrr..
It can be taken at any time, and is a < i """ and MALARIA warming and stimulat- I '
,. ... DEALERS.
preventive well Q
as as a curative. It is knownto Y
,.. ing the Stomach and Bowels into a healthy
have cured in a hundred thousand cases =T -* S=f = =Jft M. .... action. Sold by 1SK: FOR IT! BUY IT!! TRY ITH''
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of last without ordering'it It contains
mark, never causes blindness, and always about 175 pages, 600 illustrations, prices, accurate The property known as Sanborn's Stores. .
I prevents tedious lingering. If the people descriptions and valuable directions for planting "tej Jtii"-Also, Agents for DO"7S' JAMAICA .

would only try it, and report all the cures Plants 1500 varieties, Fruit Trees of Vegetable,etc. Invaluable and Flower to all,Seeds espec th tow I I.f' GINGER ALE, the only Ginger Ale made Apply for particulars to A. B.,NOVES:

columns to you, you if you would gave require them employ"many I tally D. Market FERRY Gardeners.&CO. Send DETROIT for It! MlCH. ?lm ri a i a L tow as a it without pepper. 22 Fernandina, July 15-tf.

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j ittJ: ,, e THE FLORIDA MIRROR : MAY 12. .


.q'L' THE FLORIDA MIRRQB'. M. Jacobs, V. D. Groner and Senator John AN IMPORTANT.. LAND' DECISION' It differs from some of the grants in that it the limits of twenty: miles on each side of-

4stk.. ,. ./ Jones. It was announced that $26,OOO.OOO BY THE SUPREME COURT. is made to the State, and not directly to the the route. On the 8th of April following
bas been subscribed to the capital stock of company to be benefited. The act of Congress Commissioner forwarded of
a the
;\" The decision of the Supreme Court of the copy map
the company. : however
provides, 'notwithstanding to the register and receiver of the land
t J>.i .j.l. General Stone will place a corps of engi- United States, ,which we publish below, the designation of the State as grantee, that office at Beatrice, in Nebraska, but it
f ,, :> THE TRANSPOR TA TION QUESTION neers in the field without delay, and: the is of very considerable importance to patents for the land shall be issued directly not received by them until the loth of that was
OF work is expected to be under contract by to the company: upon the completion of month. On the 13th the defendant
: ,1+,. FROM A FLORIDA POINT I Florida, settling; as it does, by the decisionof i entered at
", the first of September. 4 every ten consecutive miles of the road. The that office the land in question at private
: VIEW.: It i is estimated that the canal will cost the supreme tribunal* of our land, the grant'is often alternate sections, designatedby entry, and paid the Government price

,; r' A very general interest is being manifested 30000000.. and will be completed in three questions which have from time to time odd numbers, on each side of the pro- therefor. In November of the following

'- "Ii' r in the perfecting of transportation facilities rears. The proposed route will leave the been raised in this State. as to the relative posed road subject to the condition that if year a patent for it was issued to him. His
St. Johns river about twenty miles above it when the route of the road is thus
I\J: in Florida.Jacksonville. rights of preemptioners and the railroad appear, entry, as seen, was after the map had
: Jacksonville, and will run thenc'? Qn a direct "definitely fixed," that the United States been tiled and the route '. definitely fixed"and
;; *z is the natural entrepot and line, as nearly ,as possible, to the Su- companies to the lands granted to aid in the have sold any section or a part thereof, or the grant had attached to the adjoinin"-

r.4: J distributing point for the large region of wanee river, which it will follow Ito the construction of railroads. It has been often the right of preemption or homestead settlement odd sections. It could, therefore, initiate

: : ** country lying on the St. Johns river and Gulf of Mexico making a tide-water canalof contended that!: there could be no effectual has attached, or the same has been reserved no rights to the land, and the subsequent
I less than 100 miles in length, and deep by the United States for issued that
.. any purpose, patent upon entry conferred
a+' : to it and also to a certain extent withdrawal of the United States lands from no
enough to float the largest ocean steamer
;'; the Secretary of the Interior shall cause an valid title to the defendant"as against the
t' iv 'f;" is. or should be, a receiving and distributing from the Ocean to the Gulf. the market until theroads had been actually equal quantity of other lands to be selected company or parties claiming under it.

'. ,:t ,: point for the line of the Central & Western We find the above in the TimesUnion. built; that they were only entitled to the from odd sections nearest those designatedin The defendant having failed to establish

: Road into Middle Florida. The coast We are glad to learn that an actual surveyis alternate sections which then remained lieu of the lands appropriated, which the validity of his own title attacks the
shall be held by the State for the same pur- right of the company to the lands
r r canal and railway enterprises now underway to be made, with a view to a commencement along the line of the road, and that the The is the covered
pose. grant one inpresenti, except as by grant, alleging that the company
II ,;i for reaching the valuable section of of this great work. The survey will public lands up to that time were subject to its operation is affected by that condition ; never completed the construction of the

'f country lying on the eastern coast also demonstrate the utter impracticability of entry.Or that is, it imports the transfer, subject to the entire road for which the grant was made

naturally depend upon Jacksonville and the route suggested, viz. : "From St. Johns if a less sweeping claim was made, it limitations mentioned, of a present interest that after filing its map with the SecretarY
x in the lands designated. The difficulty in of the Interior it changed, for of the
f the St. Johns River for their connections.The river, 20 miles above(south) of Jacksonville, was insisted that,the.lands, were subject to immediately giving full operation to it arises distance, the route of the road, and part that it

Gulf coast and the rapidly-developing thence, in a direct line to the Suwanee, entry until actually withdrawn from mar- from the fact that the sections designated as never complied with the conditions of the

i settlements of Florida along the river." ket and granted are incapable of identification until laws of Nebraska for the extension of its
i'4' :., interior even, then if the land. officers made "
of the road is road within
t ; the route "definitely fixed. the limits of that State.
.-.1: w Transit Railroad, and l lying between'tbat No survey has ever been ,made of this sales or permitted'eutries, that such sales or 'When that roue is' thus;established grant We do not deem these objections, when

w V f t road and the St. Johns river, are intensely route. entries were good, as the Government was takes effect upon the sections by relation as of considered with the facts on which they are

fit"' interested in maintaining rapid transportation The line of levels of the Transit Railroad the owner of the laud and the officers their the date of the act of Congress. In that sense based, as having any force. There is to them
=+ Of that the is in It and conclusive
h we say grant one presenti. a ready answer. Assuming
y For this Florida business from Fernandina to Cedar Key shows that .
facilities. agents.It
[ cuts off all claims other than those mentioned that the Burlington & Missouri River Railroad
*' Georgia, and especially Savannah, has been at Waldo the elevation over tide-water is will be seen, that the Supreme Court i to any portion of the lands from the with which the company's road con-

reaching out for a long time. The energyof 154 feet, and at Highland Station, 210. holds that ipse facto from the moment that date of the act, and passes the title as fully as nected, was not, as averred by the com-

those engaged in the Plant system has Consequently, the canal if constructed on the railroad company filed its plat of surveyof though the sections had then been capable of plainant, a branch of the Union Pacific
Nor is this of the Railroad and that therefore
a identification. operation the company'sproposed
accomplished a great deal for the interests that line as a tide-water canal would require the definite location of its route the lands
grant affected by the fact that patents of the road was not entirely completed,
0 of Savannah. )fr. Haines. the able and an excavation of over 200 feet througha granted to it became no longer subject to United States are subsequently, upon the the fact remains that the company con-

energetic manager of the Plant system, has sandy soil, which would necessitate a sur- sale or entry, irrespective of the time of the certificate of the Governor, to be issued by structed a portion of the proposed road, and

r ', r with the utmost skill and shrewdness face cut at least a quarter of a mile wide to formal withdrawal'of the lands from market the Secretary of the Interior directly to the that portion was accepted as completed in
company and not to the State. This is onlya the manner required by the act of Congress.
,' %' tapped the Suwanee river at New Branford be bridged. by the General Land Office. The state of mode of divesting the State of her trust Patents for some of the adjoining sections

-tapped West Florida at the Chattahoochee, Again, there is hardly three feet of waterat facts on which this decision in the case of character and passing the legal title held were 'accordingly issued to the company,

and the St. Johns river at Jacksonville. the mouth of the Suwanee, and less than Van Wyck v. Knevals was made is similar by her to the party for whose benefit the and a right to all of them, not specially reserved -
? grant was made. The legal title under the by the condition of the- vestedin
: now to extend their road from the required depth for a canal at all pointsin and almost identical with the of
1 : They purpose position grant goes to the State, but the equitable it. So far as that portion of the road
'c ',' ll+ : Live Oak south to Tampa, along the central its channel. It debouches in a wide shoal, the Transit & Peninsular Railroad, who are right vests in the company. The State can- which was completed and accepted is concerned -

: and west side of the peninsula. They have which would not give 20 feet in width for a the successors of the Florida Railroad, to not dispose of the lands; she simply holds the contract of the company was
? its them for the use and benefit of the company executed, and as to the lands patented, the
distance miles from mouth.
controlling interest in the of over ten whom the made
purchased a grant was originally
the act of Congress providing how her transaction on the part of the Governmentwas
4 ': South Florida Railroad, and by means of The same difficulty of want of water respect to its lan
r ;, a line of river boats and the extension of would be found in the St. Johns river. law of the case enunciated by the Supreme be conveyed to the company. The act says fected. The right of the company to the

rr ? the South Florida Railroad from Sanford to Evenif, these difficulties can be overcome Court, must that the land granted shall inure to the remaining odd-numbered sections adjoining
i benefit of the said follows and the road completed and
as not
company accepted, reserved -
{r r 4 j { Tampa, they will make an independent there will remain the insuperable difficulty is much better,. that the rights of the then proceeds to declare that when the Gov- is equally clear. If the whole of the

,r + through line from Tampa via the St. Johns of a supply of water being maintained, respective parties'should be known, and unnecessary ernor of the State shall certify that a sectionof proposed road has not been completed, any

? river to Savannah, to increase the business Such, we venture to say, will bethe result of expenses and trouble avoided in the road often consecutive miles is completed forfeiture consequent thereon can be asserted
"in a good, substantial, and only by the grantor, the United States,
( the of line. perma-
:7 of their road and further Savannah's in survey the proposed the assertion of doubtful claims. "
nent manner as a first-class railroad, the through judicial proceedings, or throughthe
terests.As If, however,-this company has the capital The substance of the decision is clearly Secretary of the Interior shall issue to the action of Congress. (Schulenberg v. Harriman -

'F in the days of the Roman Republicall and the determination to build a ship canal, stated in the first of the head-notes : That a company patents for the sections of land 21 Wall., 45.) A third party cannot
from the West the of route will not be an im- granted which lie opposite to and cotermi- take upon himself to enforce conditions at-
roads led to Rome, so question grant of lands by Congress to a State for the :
nous with the completed road and that sim- tached to the grant when the Governmentdoes
ti li! ''t from the East and South, all Florida's portant one. They can have no interest in benefit of a railroad takes effect instantly upon ilar patents shall issue upon a like certificate not complain their breach. The

fs routes are to lead to Savannah. By means one route rather than another. They have the definite location of the railroad evidenced by upon the completion of every successive holder of an invalid title does not strengthenhis

r of the control of through rates of freight. the full report of General Gillmore to guide the filing oj the plat of survey, and cuts off from tion of ten miles. It matters not, so far as position by showing how badly the
subsequent settlers are concerned, in what Government has been treated with respectto
Savannah can undersell Jacksonville at all them and the assurance that by the route the time of the filing of such survey the right of manner the title, which has passed out of the property.

Y r.. the river and interior towns reached by her proposed by him a ship canal of the required preemption from subsequent settlers. the United States, is transferred to the com- As to the alleged deviation of the road

e. i i system. depth can be built. The 4th section of the act of Congress, approved pany from the State. Wizen the route of the i constructed from the route laid down in the

'' We learn that in the matter of through They will find, we believe, that a tide- 16th May, 1856, which contains a road is definitely fixed," no parties can subsequently map, admitting such to be the fact, the defendant -
acquire a preemption right to any por- is in no position complain ofit ; the
;, ..! : freights from the West and North, Savannah water ship canal through Florida is impracticable grant of alternate sections to aid in the con- tion of the lands covered by the grant. The right lands in controversy are within the required

:r ,W : has lower rates than Jacksonville enabling at any point north of 27, and struction of the railroad: from Amelia Islandto of the State and the company is thenceforth perfect limit, whether that be measured from one

'i. :' }. : her to receive Western produce and therefore not worth attempting. The the waters of Tampa Bay, contains the as against subsequent claimants under the line or the'other. A deviation of the route
United States. without'the consent of Congress to
so as
;' ,' :::f: supply Florida merchants at equally as elevation of the peninsula having to be sur- following provisipa, namely : "That a The inquiry then arises, when is the route take the road beyond the lands granted,

.: {j, low'if not lower, rates than Jacksonville mounted, they will have to ascertain quantity of land not exceeding 120 sectionsfor of the road to be considered as "definitely might, perhaps, raise the question whetherthe

.."f\ ...4, can do. whether a supply of water can be obtained.; said road and branch,and included with- fixed" so that the grant attaches to the ad- grant was not abandoned ; but no such
\. -.,.: This is not fair to Jacksonville and Florida The amount of water at the summit level in a continuous length of twenty miles of joining sections? The complainant in the question is here presented. The deviation i
r '11 within the limits of the granted lands in no
court below who derives his title from the
'r. ,t" '. .'':,!' towns. for the supply of a ship canal 26 feet deep said road and branch, maybe sold, and when company, contends, that the route is defi- way infringed upon any rights of the de

; t't ...t We do not blame the energy and success- and 125 feet wide there is no reason to be- the Governor of said State shall certify to nitely fixed within the meaning of the act fendant.
; ful business forecast of the Georgia railway lieve can be found anywhere along the sug- the Secretary the Interior that any twenty of Congress when the company files with *

1 s "' "j';; managers-far from it ; they are not work- gested'route. from Doctors Lake. to Suwanee continuous miles of said road or branchis the lines Secretary approved of by the its Interior directors a, designatingthe map of its when It follows the defendant from what made we his have entry said of that the

1 a' ing for the interests of Florida, but of Georgia i river. completed, then another quantity of land, route of the proposed road. On the other lands in controversy and obtained a patent

::, and of Savannah as it is but reasonable to i To suppose that they have not consulted hereby granted, not to exceed 120 sections hand, the defendant-the appellant here, therefor the title had passed from the United

; j, t' suppose:: they would. General Gillmore's report is to presume that for said road or branch, having 20 continuous tlement who acquired the his lands interest and by subsequent therefor-set- States conferred, and upon consequently him. Still no the right patent could gave be
on a patent
,' 11 :' :;, We must work with the same zeal and they have no serious intention of under- miles completed as aforesaid, and included contends that the route cannot be deemed color of title, and because of its issue the

\ energy for Florida. So far as railway transportation taking the work. within a continuous length of 20 definitely fixed so that the grant attaches to officers of the land department have refusedto

; t ,. : North is concerned, it is true that All the questions which enter into, the miles of said roador) branch may be sold, any particular sections and cuts off the rightof give a patent to the company embracing
; the land holding, as be inferred the
; : may ,
settlement thereon until the lands
t" at dependent on Georgia. construction of a ship canal are ably treatedin and from time to time until said road and are
: : : we are present so withdrawn from market by order of the Sec- view for which the defendant contends, that
: 'i But we have the means of availing ours General Gillmore's report. It is quite branch are completed." retary of the Interior, and, notice of the order his right to acquire a preemptive right by

,' ', : ; ".i selves of transportation by sea, quite as probable that the. persons who furnish the We learn that the-map of definite locationof of withdrawal is communicated to the local settlement continued until notice of the

:' ,\:, ;l I 1! rapidly, and in many respects preferable. press with dispatches relative to the canal, the route of that;part of the road between land lands officers situate in the districts in which the order drawal of of the the Secretary lands from directing market the was with-received -

> Jacksonville, Palatka, Ocala Gainesville, I are only attach of the projectors with a Waldo and Tampa was filed on the 14th De- are by the local land officers. The existence -

:;t Lake City Madison, Thomasville and Tal I very superficial knowledge of the subject. cember, 1860. The lands along the whole We are of opinion the that the position of the of the patent, therefore, embarrassesthe
r f complainant is correct one. The route assertion of the
complainant's rights
; : : .t-J"I labassee can have steamship transportation CRATES. line of road and branch were withdrawnfrom must be considered as "definitely fixed" when it that is, it prevents him from obtaining a;

:: i : :\ on more favorable terms, and just as frequently 55,000 sale and location by telegram on the has ceased to be the subject of change at the volition strictly legal title which would enable him
e The Transit & Peninsular Railroad trans- the Until the is filed
f.'f-.t 1 as by Savannah 17th May, 1856, and by notice 568, September company. map to recover possession of the premises by an
with the of the Interior the
ported during the month of April Secretary com- action at law. The existence of the patent
If Savannah and Charleston had but one 9, 1856. / is at liberty to adopt such a route as it
; ::1 J alent of fifty-five thousand crates t.heequiV-j pany also creates a cloud upon the title of the
": steamer a week they would not receive the may deem best, after an examination of the land. Every instrument purporting by its
:h 'j business of our merchants, truckmen and vegetables. The shipments for May' are. CHARLES H. VAN WICK v. SHERMAN W. ground has disclosed the feasibility and advantages terms to convey land from the original
I t': i "'I the powerful aid of the I likely to reach nearly double that amount. KNEVALS. of different lines. But when a source of title, however invalid, creates a
: fruit By routers
growers. Counting 400 crates to the car-load, the December 11, 1882. adopted by the company and a map cloud upon the title, if it require extrinsic
i Central Railroad, steamship lines it is filed with the of
"t Georgia designating Secretary
i : '. established for New April shipments represent a bulk of 140 car 1. The grant by the act of Congress of July the Interior and accepted by that officer the evidence to show its invalidity. (Pixley v.
have been 15 Cal. 128.
Hugging, )
: 18GG of certain lands to Kansas for
:; loads, of a market value of probably one route is established; it is, in the language of '
: : i l York, and it is owing to this tri-weekly line hundred and fifty thousand dollars. Whenwe the benefit of the St. Joseph & Denver the act, "definitely fixed," and cannot be under The these existence circumstances of the patent furnishes, therefore.groundfor
; that the business of Florida has been made Railroad, was a.grant inpresenti, operating the subject of future change, so as to affect
[ I consider the many hands into which the as soon as the route of the road was equitable relief. That relief, however,
e so largely tributary to Savannah. the grant, except upon legislative consent.No should be limited to decree declaring
\ E t. properly a -
: i.f. proceeds are distributed the seedsman, definitely fixed by relation to the date further action is required of the company to
: 4 We do for our own State and commercial the equity of the complainant the
;: can of the act and thereby cutting off the
: 1 ,
.a ? : establish the route. It then becomes the
: the merchant, the laborer, the crate manu- duty of invalidity of the title of the defendant and
U! I. done for ,
been from
has of
what preemption subsequent
: towns right
; :J ,, t the Secretary to withdraw the lands granted
from the assertion
and of
facturer the railroad enjoining
!!i:;; .; Savannah, if we will set aside all local in'it express companies settlers. from market. But if he should neglect this any
: ; f claim to the property under the patent ; but
the draymen and the commission mer- 2. The route of the road was definitely fixed
the not the
I and and learn to see that duty, negleetwould impair rights of inasmuch is taken the
l terests jealousies, when as no objection to
4 t within the meaning of the act the
chant-we realize the value of truckfarming the however prejudicial it might
company proveto form of the decree entered which
I Let Jacksonville and as requiresthe
: r:" : tf t our interests are one. company filed with the Secretary of the others. Its rights are not made dependentupon
to the defendant to execute of
and Sanford and Orlando, andY country. Interior a map of its lines, approved by a conveyance
Palatka the issue the order
of Secretary's or
: : : 'i; upon the to the and the
in premises complainant, as
after the
The comes its directors the route of the
f crop, moreover ,
and the rest of notice of'the withdrawal being given to the local
and Gainesville our
>. t\>- ; ;:,. Ocala road. execution of such a conveyance, amounting
It and the fruit have been marketed proposed
f' make use of the facilities our own cotton land officers. Congress, which possesses the in fact to a release of his claim to the property
-' t ; i 1 : towns, 3. After such fixing of the line all subse-
( absolute of alienation of the
and of power public
supplies a ready-money crop great will accomplish all that could belegahy
J aided by nature have given them quent patents conferred no right, even
: railways
has the
lands at which
h value. So that in Florida there is now buta did prescribed period effected,it is not considered necessaryto
the not withdrawthe
;,:' ,'. I 1 \ to reach the markets of the world through though Secretary other parties than the grantee named, shall order a modification of it. The decree is
interval between and lands from market.
short even
i !, crops have the privilege of acquiring a right to
: r our own seaports. then the lumber market is active, and gives 4. Any alleged forfeiture of the conditionsof portions of the lands specified, and neither accordingly affirmed.
L Let Jacksonville consider that she has the grant be raised only by the
t J'I thousand hands. pan the Secretary nor any other officer of the
employment to ------ --------
i ', the advantage of two ports instead of one; many Government, and cannot be. raised col- department can extend the period by requir- Post-Office Notice.
t ; laterally by a third party holding an invalid J
: i that she has one for her lumber and heavy THE Green Cove Spring may be assured title. ing something to be done subsequently, and, Office Hours-From 8:00 A. M. to 7:00 p. M. '
f '",: : by sailing vessels, and another here invalid title until done, continuing the right of parties Sunday hours, 12:00: M. to 1:00 p. M.
:t t'l freights that the Mirror is not in the habit of making 5. The existence of an gives the to settle on the lands as previously. Other-

\ ih. : : : :. for her fast freights and merchandise by loose or ill-advised statements. The editorof true owner of the grant a right to equit- wise it would be in their power, by vexa- ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF THE MAILS.

; ".., : steamships, which land their freights within the Mirror has known the country be- able relief to remove the cloud thereby tious or dilatory proceedings, to defeat the Northern Mail (Daily except Sunday-)

1, ,'(, minutes' haul of her own. ware created. act of Congress, or at least seriously impairits Arrives.................10:40 A. M. and 5:50 P. M.
.. 1' j 't ,, ninety tween the St. Johns river and the Suwanee Appeal from the Circuit Court of the benefit. Parties learning of the route established Closes......... ........... 7:30 A. M. and 11:00 A.H.

: .;- t- ', :. I.' houses. ______________ over'thirty years, and has traveled over it United States for the District of Nebraska.E. -and they would not fail to know Transit & Peninsular Railroad,

,J', -A 1 OUR SHIP CANAL. frequently, and the statement made relativeto E. Brown, appellant. it-might, between the filing of the map and Arrives...................................... 5:00 p. M.

I'. ;'j f, ?-, i it the elevation of the country was derived J. 31. Woolworth,Tr'appellee. the notice to the local land officers, take up Closes......................................... 7:30: A. }[.
f' the most valuable portions of the lands.
A POWERFUL COMPANY WHICH MEANS BUSI from the ,levels of the Transit Railroad, FIELD, J.: Nearness to the proposed road would add to Jacksonville South and West Florida-
NESS. Arrives...................10:40 A. M. and 5:50: p. M.
feet Station for determination the value of the sections and lead to
.i which give 210 at Highland and The' principal question ageneral Closes...................1100 A. M. and 5:00 A. }I.
4 WASHINGTON, May 9.The Florida Ship 154 feet Waldo. It is well known that in this case is, when does the grant made to settlement upon them. Arrives Sunday...... 11:00 A. M.
rfi ; Canal Company effected an organization at Kansas by the act of Congress of the 23d of This view of the law disposes of the claimof
fth' ; there is no considerable depression between Closes Sunday........ 4:00: P. M.
a stockholders' meeting in this city last July, 1866, for the use and benefit of the St. the defendant. A map designating the
; : a night. by the election of ex-Governor John those points. The Spring may also be sur- Joseph & Denver Railroad Company in the route of the proposed road, made by the St. Mary's and Trader's Hill Mail-

'. C. Brown of Tennessee, as president; Hon. prised to hear that Lake City is 203 feet construction of a railroad from Elwood, in engineers of the company after careful sur- Arrives Tuesdays and Fridays at 2:30 p. M.
William Windotn, vice-president;. George above tide-water, and the Suwanee river at that State, to its junction with the Union veys, and adopted by its directors, was filedon Closes Mondays and Thursdays at 8:00 A. M.
t C. Gorhara, secretary ; S. T. Meyer, treasurer Pacific Railroad, or a branch thereof, take the 25th of March, 1870, with the Secre- St. Mary's, Ga., only-
} l and General Charles P. Stone, chief engineer Ellaville 70 feet above tide-water, as ascertained effect so as to cut off the right of preemptionfrom tary of the Interior, who accepted it, and on Arrives Mondays and Thursdays at 8:00 A.M.
d ; with the following directors : John by the United States engineers. subsequent settlers on the land? The the 28th of that month transmitted it to the Tuesdays and Fridays at 230: P. x.
1 I C. Brown. William Windom. Governor Benjamin grant is similar in its main features, to numerous Commissioner of the General Land Office Wedn'sdaysandSat'days at 9:00 A.M.
F. Butler, Senator William Mahone, John Lee, colored convicted of murder, other grants of land made by Con with directions to instruct the proper locaiofficers Closes Tuesdays, Wednesdays,
.l V. Townsend Cox, Governor William E. Cam was hung at Gainesville on Friday of last gress in aid of railroads, and contains the to withhold from sale, or other disposition Fridays and Saturdays at 2:30 p. M.

eron, S. T. Meyer, A. R: Jones,A. S. Mann; week. same limitations, or, rather, exceptions it. the odd-numbered sections within SAML. T. RIDDELL. P. M.

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The Executive Committee,of the National .
Union League at a recent meeting in Philadelphia 7",'," ,

the Southern, took the States.important Republican. It action decided organization toward to hold rehabilitating in- Store J. & T. KYDD :: : L A

meetings in that section to be addressed by Offers a large and carefully selectedSTOCK ,
uOyr Corner of Centre and Third Streets.

I e* For Gentlemen, Ladies and Children. -I| SPRING GOODS I I- lilV

:3AN: :CXEeOSJEFS: : :,

Silk, Linen, and Cotton.

; Now in'Stock and arriving by every Steamer for all Departments, :>
Gloves, Neckties, Ribbons,

I I Laces, Towels, Napkins, Now hinh B&mDrica: *orc&los 111 i1k&_ &tina *untinga t ,,t

Dress Lining, Buttons, IJ, .

new lot of LACE COLLARS and NECK-

TIES just received and_ marked low. CLOTHING DEPARTMENT ;,, ..

Our Stock of COS SETS, ,'is*Very Superior. = Is now complete in MEN'S, YOUTHS' and BOYS, .
i The Latsst Styles, from Low-Priced to Fine Goods. :w.
ETS, VASES, TOILET-SETS, 'we offer a .?-*"!
] i fine variety. _.:_ Boots and Shoes A new stock Just received and ", t
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SPECIALTY. A large and well-assorted Stock
varies. A marvel
and wholesomeness. for MEN, YOUTHS and BOYS, O I ll M ii M i O y
the ordinary kinds, g&r-Orders from the Country SoliciteJ.KING7S7 .-
competition with the IN NEW AND IVOBBY
short weight, alun>or STYLES.i ,F
Sold only in cans.
POWDER CO., 17 tf Cor. Centre and Fourth Sts. .i J' Order BUTTERICK'S PATTERNS from us, and save. ..
Street, New York. trouble, time and expense. '

COLLEGE SEA ISLAND ROUTE. $& We are Agents for DEVLIN di CO... leading Clothiers of
New York. Suits made to order, from $16.00 upward. Orders by mail
-- ,receive prompt and careful attention. Special 'orders will be filled by our "'
LADIES. THE STEAMER ,' resident'New York buyer.

IS SITUATED AT J". cfc -JI.: : Y.
YD: :D "
TENN. New York Office, 83 Walker Street, I J FERXASDIXA) 'FLORIDA. .

Cumberland Moun- u. '
the University of the .'...'
unequaled ad-
on the mountain CITY OF BRIDGETON i
or liability to con-
leave Fernandina for Savannah RIVER AND OCEAN STEERS.MALLORY'S .
usually pursued in WILL -- ,
Wednesday Friday and Mon- -- -
: taught, inclusive of 5 p. m., arriving at the latter place ,
the following morning. STEAMSHIP LINE "
I under MADAME Returning, will leave Savannah for Fer- :
of very high reputa nanda on Tuesday Thursday and Saturday -
are from the first ,lat 4 p. m.
abroad and in this FLORIDA AND NEW YORK.
Fa c to Savannah, $ 6.00
school are moderate. To Savannah and Return 10.00 ,

address ._ _.. ,
F'r'C"} ? ..i = a-= .L
McBEE, Principal. TI rough tickets sold to New York, Phila- -
: Fairbanks, Esq., Fer- delp iia, Boston, and Baltimore.
; Jacksonville; Ft'P tickets and state-rooms, apply at the
City. 24 Com any's office, foot of Centre Street.J. = =
DREW 1. General Passenger Agent. '
' J. |'{. HARRIMAN,' [anager. = _- L i- .=t F ,
and Binder. NEW HOUSE OPEN. ,
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Orange Wraps -

T URIST HOTEL, .r -k vTr I,

to Teachers and -
:I and Catalogue free on is no w open to the public. New and neatly 1
furn shed, located. in the most delightfulpart .
Y STREET >f the island. r
Large and sunny rooms. -THE FINE STEAMSHIPS
ONVILLE. FLA. A g(;'od home for parties wishing to stop a
few >eeks or months in the South. CITY OJ SAN ANTONIO, 1.G8O T<)NS.
f'W DAUPHIN, Te ms-$2 per day; $8 to $10 per week. STATE OF TEXAS TONS. .

W. W. CLAY, Manager. CARONDELET, 1,5O8 TONS. r,

URANT7 The splendid\ Strathmore Hotel,
on the finest beach in the wgrld, will be
near Depot, open every fine day for the accommodationof
beach parties under the same manage- ONLY DIRECT LINE TO NEW YORK. r i
DINA, FLA. men 1. 10 iI
: ] Board by the \ I
14 -t
SHOES. -. __--- THURSDAY AFTERNOON, on arrival of afternoon trains from Jack- ;
sonville, Cedar Key, and Peninsular Railroad. ';
J. H. PRESCOTTDEALER This Line, having no Transfers between Fernandina and New i
FRUITS, VEGETABLES, and others. '!
: Jr., } S The traveling public are offered the advantages of a DIRECT LINE and UNSURPASSED i
j )} :m for JACKSONVILLE, and thence by Steamers to all points on the ST. !
i for LAKE WEIR. :
{ ,
I S freight passage rates, and schedules, or further information, apply to

S La les', C. H. MALLORY & CO.,
.Pier 20 East River New York. 51-
ltlisses'J1 I

; Children's.and' TO THE PUBLIC.I I*: n

C> Heii's, .l; Infants', .

Boys' .
\ } ::EJ and Youths', The success which we have attained in the introduction of our '4S

: j & Third. }} S I FINE Virgin Brand Baking Powder :. :

STORE. t .
SEWED has by far exceeded our expectations; and now that we are entering upon the third year .i

of its sale, we see before us a bright future and an increased demand for this, :

CORDIAL .. h,n Boods, &Ihra, L&CO e Sloes a, ONE OF OUR SPECIALTIES. : '

medicinal,EXTRACT, AND To dwell upon its merits would be unnecessary on our part, for those who have

,Ginger.Root.proper-It 1++ ++ once used the Virgin Brand speak of its superior quality in the highest terms. ,
; and I- We,are the originators of the VIRGIN BRAND BAKING POWDER, and

HEADACHE' ; -=fISLIPPERsr I from the commencement of its introduction we have held it to one standard, and that : 1

THE BEST. To this standard quality we shall continue to keep it. A Teaspoonful .
of the VIRGIN BRAND suffices for a full quart of well-sifted ;
Embracing New and Popular
Flour, where at least double that quantity would be required of inferior brands.
Stomach and Bowels, t

; and stimulat- Sra"Y"r.Esi : : A TRIAL ORDER IS SOLICITED. ;
into a healthy
....Ask your Grocer :for the VIRGIN BRAND: BAKING -
POWDER, and take no other.
Fernandina, Fla. G !NTS' FURNISHING


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Ii ,. :I. tr -. .7; ; "T E FLORIDA MIRROR : MAY 12. .

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j" 1 I I THE HUMlSTOy PRESERVING tween one of those eggs and an egg l l4 id the From the year 1850 to 1875 the consumption \ Professional and Business Cards.
V? PROCESS. day before." tIn of sugar in the United Kingdom increased -
conclusion Professor Humistoij said, from 27 pounds per capita of the
b: The new discovery is an antiseptic prepa-
in to that his invention population 'to 65 'in 1875. In 1850 WM. B. C. DURYEE,
; ration for the preservation of meats, fish, answer a question, pounds
: fowls and be kept would prove a blessing to the world: But the total consumption of sugar in the United
+ ;1 oysters, vegetables may COMMISSION \
'. in a perfect state many months. we quote: ;. States of both foreign and domestic was only GENERAL 4ENDALL'S
"'t A composed of millionaires has Prof. Humiston then remarked : "Vhy," 269,400 tons, while in 1882 it had reached \
i ,:; been company formed, with a capital stock of$0,000.- 'said he. "we have proved absolutely, not 935,871 tons of 2,240 pounds each, being a CEXTRE ST., NEAR R%..R. DEPOT, i

flS. ; 000, and large buildings are to be erected only to eastern capitalists, chemists and much larger ratio of,increase, as in Great FERNANDINA FLA. SPAVIN CURE
1 Wf i .5. for the preservation of meats, etc., which other inquirers, but also to the greaC: packers Britain, than that of the population. The -
HL' '.TJi .ci can be sent around the world and retain and cattle men of the West, that {ve can consumption of sugar in all the Countries of
Ii : "... their freshness. kill beeves at the Rocky Mountains ih mid- Europe in 1882, actual and estimated; was Hay, Corn, Oats

n J.1"' Professor Johnson, of Yale College, made summer and send them to Europeiithout; 2,690,000 tons. Tilt- estimated increase of .
,h; r.t': following report to the meeting held at ice; and that the meat will be mow. deli- consumption 1883 is 4 per cent.,or 115,000 JAMES HcGIFFIN,

;!L : New Haven, to test the merits of this discovery cious and juicy than when it is preserved by tons, showing a total requirement for the AND BUILDER,
+ ,. : the means of ice. So, too, we can seijd; oysters year of 2,985,000 tons, to which adding the CONTRA'OTOR
1 :" and fish around the world in th* most probable of the United States
f '*1 On January 31 eight joints and cuts of consumption Alachua Street between
+''; beef, mutton, pork and veal, seven fowls tropical climates, and they-will only >be the more than 4,000.000 tons will be required by Second. and Third THE MOST SUCCESSFUL REMEDY
: 1 : and birds, two white fish, one dozen eels more 1 luscious for the voyage. Eggs? milk, Europe,and America this year. FERNANDINA, FLA. discovered as it is certain in itsetl'ects
i fM'I' ; ; one gallon of oysters had been treated in cream, utter, cheese, cider, beer, all vegetable Formerly,_the sugar met with in commercewas Orders and estimates from a'distance care and does not blister.: READ PROOF
p ''ta ;;i' his presence by Professor Humiston, who extracts fruits and fruit juices ae pre- usually of four sorts-brown or musca- fully attended to. 25-tf BELOW.
r i had placed them in solutions in which they served in'the same amazing fashion Uy the vado, ,clayed, refined or loaf sugar, and .
,s' remained immersed for twenty-four hours. use of this antiseptic all kinds of perishable Chinese sugar candy. Brown or mnscavado O. S. OAKES Saved Him $1,800.00.
is .J They were then hung up in his laboratory, food can be shipped from the great}West sugar is produced after the cane juice is fully
". where they remained fully exposed to air where such'articles are a drug to thf over- crystallized by the'''simple process of the C/ONTRACTOR AND BUILDER, ADAMS. N. Y., January 30, 1882.
: );'. and light for twenty-four hours. In one populated East and Europe; yes, to the drainage of the molasses through holes in X Dr. B. J.GEXTSHaving Kendall d; Co.:

:. case a steak had been barely dipped in the most remote corners of the world, at Ka costso the bottom hogsheads, or other recep- MANUFACTURES : used a good deal of your
; _: j '< :'" solution and then was wrapped in a towel cheap that ice is not to be mentioned in tacles. Clayed sugar is prepared by takingthe DOORS AND WINDOW FRAMES Kendall s Spavin Cure with great success. I
t''f : ::: saturated with the same fluid. On the same the same breath with it. We thus rake a boiled cane juice, when boiled to a thought I would let you know what it has
.:..ff; :\, I day samples of cream and fresh milk had higher market for the producer, and Ie lower proper consistency, and placing it in recep- < OF ALL SIZES. done for me. Two years ago I had as speedy <
/If : .( ; been treated in the same way. The temperature market for the consumer. This thin: is not i tacles of various"kind .;Jur' drainage, and Post Office Box' 174. a colt as was ever raised: in Jefferson county.
f?; of the room in which the meats only a very striking chemical discovery, but is continued for some time a stratumof jan4 Fernandina Fla When I was breaking him he kicked over
l'' "j; fj to::-: had been kept varied from 50 to 120 degrees it is destined to solve a very important', difficulty moistened clay'is spread overthe surface ; the cross-bar and got fast and tore one of his
,::-, ;; : Fahrenheit. The average would be about in political economy. There ran be the moisture of which, percolating throughthe LOUIS A. C. LANGE, hind legs all to pieces. I employed the best
"-;: .' '?;1",. ,:; GO degrees. All the articles had remained no question that it will, within a fewjyears: mass, is found to contribute powerfullyto farriers but they all said he was spoiled.
.; i, the of the when thoroughly introduced to the :public He had a large
r ;::,1 ; perfectly sound, with exception its purification.There UPHOLSTERER very thorongh-pin, and I
: ; 2 ;: :ti .;' steakfoldedin'atowelundolleofthejoints add immensely to the volume of our ship is an amusing incident extant -) used two bottles of your Kendall's Spavin
.,: ,.;i. I of beef which showed a very slight musty ments of fresh beef, pork, game, vegetables, which is credited with the discovery of the Foot of Centre Street, Cure, and it took the bunch entirely off and
l : r' ;f. -":; odor. But this was instantly removed by fruits, etc., to Europe. The amount'of increase process of making clayed viz. : that a FERNANDINA, FLORIDA.. he sold afterwards for$1800( (dollars). I have
,I' in the solution which restored in these exports, which may bt easily sugar used it for bone spavins and
U .; dipping again hen, near a sugar plantation, got her feet Furniture repaired in the best manner. wind-galls, and
i'' "" .: ',' the meat, and that meat had been brought about, can hardly be over-estimat: thickly covered with clay moistened by Hair Mattresses made to order at short it has always cured completely and left the
ed. So see what a wonderful Hearing smooth.It .
\ : eaten here to-night. So far as the question you rain, then flying and notice. 36 leg
traveling over
I our antiesptic is likely to have on international ; upon is
f., j; of preservation of freshness was concerned. the granulated in the of a splendid medicine for rheumatism.
cane juice
: Professor Johnson concluded by saying that commercial relations." process I have recommended it to a good
'1. .: drainage, it was discovered that the moist W. K. BAUKNIGIIT, many,and
L r .'. ; the experiments had been to .him perfectly --S GAnThe :--- I; clay left from her tracks had tended to AGENT, they all say it does the work. I was in With-
erington &Kneeland'sdrugstore. in Adams
Ii. clarify the discoveries ,
important -
t I ':; ':;;;. Professor Johnson was questioned by various history of sugar is involved in *i good have sugar.been made from slighter cir- WHOLESALE AND RETAIL the other day, and saw a very fine picture
I 'I ,," :. gentlemen as to the effect of the mold deal of obscurity. It was very imperfectly cumstances.-San Francisco Merchant. BUTCHER AND STOCK DEALER, you sent them. I tried to huy it, but could
'I '., ,:. ; ;+, on the boef or other meat, and answered known by the Greeks and Romans; The ANDDealer not; they said if I would write to you that
: .. 1. 'J. that he could not see that, after being ret Bible, the most ancient book, contains no in Ice you would send me one. I wish you would
:',: :,' ;; <** moved, it affected the taste or quality in the word, in the original language in wlhich it VEGE7'ABL -GB0 JYEll S' MEETING TENNESSEE BEEF A SPECIALTY and I will do you all the good I can
.'; Y .i least. was written, that can be translated& ." The Middle Florida Fruit and Vegetabie- Very respectfully. E. S. LYMAN.
r ,. .'":. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS. But honey is mentioned in the b>ok of Growers' Association held a called meetingat BROOM STREET WHARF

I." ;;" I I Professor Iiunn'atont then remarked that a Genesis, at a date 1700 years before the Oallie's Hall in-this city yesterday to con- 19-tf FERNANDINA. FLA. Kendall's Spavin Cure.

+, i .Y"Y,.; great advantage for tamilies was their ability .Christian era, in the forty-third chapter of sider the subject of, transportation for the
J, to purchase a supply for a week or long- that book, and in the book of Job twentieth present crops of potatoes, melons, etc. The DR. W. E. SNYDER, ON IIUMAX FLESH.
k,. ..' ,:::6 I er. Ex-Governor Rice, of Massachusetts, chapter, 1500 years before Christ, and' in association perfected its organization by the '
; : { ,.:.:: had cut pieces from a quarter of beef for various parts of the Scriptures, to the I:evela- adoption of the constitution reported by the fI <:3::> VEVAY, IND., August 12, 1881.
:!'.::. two weeks, and found the meat not merely tion of St. John, 100 years after the CI istian executive committee. Delegates were pres- rn g Dr. B. J. Kendall & Co.:
Y4' c. ,i.i good, but perfectly l luscious. The effect of era. This book, however, gives &s the ent from Leon, Madison anc'Jefferson coun- GENTS-Sample of circulars received to-
{ ;. ;y keeping the beef in a warm atmosphere was earliest record of what was knownto the ties, but; the attendance from this countywas day. Please send me some with my imprint,
t' ':'Vt: that the fiber became exceedingly tender, ancients as "sweet cane," probabjy the shamefully small, indicating most extraordinary fIb ) printed on one side only. The Kernel's:
,, ,.\;. while it remained sweet and good. Preservation sugar cane of modern times now jso; extensively indifference on the part of our R z Spavin Cure is in excellent demand with us,
; : t, :,;; by ice, on the other hand, did not cultivated. It is evident ;hat it own people in the encouragement of this r :1._ and not only for animals but for human
3 ... ? "'; affect the quality the beef. The use of was then costly and regarded as a luxury; important industry.Mr. rt .t1j ailments also. :Mr.: Jos. Voris one of the
t'" f.i-; '. M. the antiseptic makes the beef in every way as, in the. prophecies of Isaiah, 700 years be- W. 0. Ames general freight and 5X2 leading farmers in our county, sprained an
Ji :i,. ( more desirable, more tender, more palatable fore Christ,forty-third chapter, the Alifiighty senger agent of the Florida Central & Western pas-- v ankle badly, and knowing the value of the ,
: :" .'. : and he thought, too, more nutritious complained that his people of Israel were Railroad, read an interesting paper on PIRST.CLASS; 20 years' remedy for horses,tried it on himself; and it '
:: though he would not advance the latter as neglectful of the usual offerings for his the subject of transportation. proposing, on OPERATIONS; charges reasonable. Sets did far better than he had expected; cured
claim worship, saying: "Thou hast brought me the part of the road, to establish and main- of Teeth on Gold, Celluloid or Rubber, and the sprain in very short order.
r; Y d. ',p To a question }put by Mr. Sperry as to no sweet cane with money." 1 tain special through freight trains for the every set warranted to fit or money refunded. Yours respectfully, C. O. THIEB AND.
i ,; .:,. \ what the cost of the antiseptic was, he said A historian of about 300 years befi re the movement of potatoes and melons, to run Loose or ill-looking Sets re-set, and Price $1 per bottle, or 6 bottles for $.3. All
"" 'r that it would not exceed one-tenth of a Christian era speaks"of "honey extracted on special schedules, either eastward, to made entirely satisfactory. Consultationsand druggists have it or can get it for you or it
.1 cent per pound for treating meats. He felt from canes and reeds but it was doubtless reach the Atlantic coast markets or west- advice free, and willingly given. 10 will be sent to any address on receipt of

;', : '"f: assured that the fact that the meat was syrup, the same as is now produced from ward, over the Pensacola & Atlantic Railroad price by the Proprietors. DR. B. J. KEN
... .t" ;' more moist and palatable made it more various substances, some of which seam incapable to the Western markets, upon fixed DALL & ,.,.( I healthful. Families could buy meat by the of granulation in order to bring a days. DRUGS, MEDICINES, ETC. Send for Illustrated Circular.
';.. ,,"J+ : carcass with the use of this preservative, portion of it into the form of sugar cBvstals. Mr. C. C. Pearce'4 'presented and had read a Sold by all Druggists.

,,' -- :_!' and keep it in excellent order. He had It is highly probable that the juice of the communication from Colonel F. B. Papy, DR. J. D. PALMER. T.W. PALMER.
t :: i ;,; once treated a carcass in a New York abattoir cane was first made into a hard substance, general freight agent of the Transit Rail-
a'.'; : :t and used about 100 pounds of the solution not by granulation and drainage, |ut by road, announcing the probable establish- PALMER BRO'S STOVES, TIN-WARE, ETC.
: of which into the four hard and continuous boiling and ----- ..
4 went evaporation -
,t.t. ; ;, 75 pounds ment of a semi-weekly line of steamers by --- --- ------
: : ,'::.p quarters. As the pounds fetched 15 cents thereby producing the most early and the Mallory Line between Fernandina and W. P. STREETY,
'.f r '.:.,t per pound, the Liverpool price of beef, !it most ancient substance called sugar and New York. i 4 I ''t-
: f' ';'tt: would more than pay the price of the antiseptic still known in China as "sugar candv." The communication and the address of tPH R I STS Second Street,'opposite the Post-Office,

L, \ j sf '.," :', and the freight across the ocean. The ancient historian, Strabo, status that Mr. Ames were ordered to be published
f 1. i Then followed discussion and queries "reeds in India produce honey," and!Pliny with the proceedings of the meeting, and --- '-+f" +f" +t" + +- FERXANDINA, FLA.
:t:, ': j.. l j and answers. And recollect that these men describes it as honey concreted froni'can s that the Tallahassee Floridian, Monticello
j are scientists-among the first in the country like a gum, white and brittle between the Constitution, and Madison Recorder be requested -
.j : teeth "sugar candy, doubtless. J Centre Street, near Depot,
9 to publish the same, and a vote of --
:', :.. E' A gentleman put the question : "After Europe is indebted to Saracens for the thanks to the two gentlemen named for the Sinp'N
k: i ; the treatment, if it becomes frozen, as it first considerable supplies of sugar acid for same. FERNANDINA, FLORIDA.
: '.; would be in transportation, what would be the earliest example its manufacture: and It was decided that the managers of the
rk' the result?" sugar cane was introduced by them into Florida Central & Western Railroad shouldfix ....
k'' ', r' "The antiseptic is there," answered Pro- Rhodes, Cyprus, Sicily and Crete after the the day or days of the week for ship- 3&ABSOLUTELY PURE t
+; .! fessor Humiston, "and it will protect the conquests of the ninth century. The[ Cru- ment by special trains. Statements from
4 ,i I meat. The fish treated were frozen ; so sades tended to spread a taste for ;:,sugar members present elicited the fact that there DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED
.j were the prairie chickens and some of the throughout the Western world. And}; now, were about 200 acres planted to watermelons
r other meats, quails and turkeys, which so universal is the craving for swe t food in Madison county, about 300 acres in "v"
; M ;.:. came from Ohio." [The speaker was here by all healthy persons, and particularly by Jefferson, and about 40 to 50 acres in Leon DRUGS AND CHEMICALS 1
t 'I referring to the dishes served at the dinner.] the young while i growing, that morq than county.Mr. ,.
r ; When meat thaws out it spoils very soon ; three and a half million tons of sugffrs are :R. C. Long called the attention of the
Standard Patent Medicines
;' n these were treated after they thawed out. It used annually in the food and drinksof; the association to the fact that there was a very ,
i made no difference whether the antisepticwas people of Europe and America alone! The great present need of reliable reading matter -
applied before or after freezing; or quantity consumed in India, China and descriptive of Middle Florida, and urged
+; ; whether there was any freezing at all. An other portions of the world it is difficult! to the association to provide for the publication -I| Fancy TOILET Article.lPERFUMERY : |-

; i'' experiment has been made by Mr. Mallory, ascertain. About half of the consumptionof :: at the earliest possible day,of a pamphlet STOVES, HEATERS, RANGERS.
,, the greatest shipper of oysters in the world, Europe and America is the product of on Middle Florida and offered the following Tlk
: of freezing and thawing oysters, which had the beet root, but it is mostly consumed resolution, which was passed unanimously AND SHEET-IRON WARE
Y l been treated a number of times, and there where it is produced-in Europe. I : ROOFING AND GUTTERING,
The 3L.TJBI1NT 8 EXTRACTS, etc.JJir .
effect whatever success attending this industry in
.h was no produced.
: ;, General Merwin queries: "Ill regard to Europe has, doubtless tended to reduce the each Resolved of the, That counties a committee of Middle of Florida one from PUMPS, DRIVEN WELLS, ETC.
d t the the of the canned cost to consumers of this delightful and rep-
; antiseptic taking place Especial and careful attention paidto
resented in the association be appointed by A large stock of Stoves on hand. Give mea
t I -< goods, would it not soon dry up, so as not healthful food. For! it is food in the highest
!, : r F to have the desired effect?" concentrated form, the sweet ingredient in the president, whose duty shall be to collect PHYSICIANS' PRESCRIPTIONS, by call, and compare my prices with those of
1- all of statistics in their several counties concern- an experienced Druggist. other houses, here or elsewhere.
; k; With very much less labor and trouble descriptions food being an importantand
rrj 1 ing the several vegetable and fruit
i than is required to can meat," was the re essential element. The abolition of crops J33' MR. RAID, the Manager, will sleep '
there to the in writ-
produced same REAL ESTATE.
i t ply. "The meat can be put into boxes and slavery and its probable progress throughoutthe ing on or before;the report day fixed for the next over the store, and will respond to all callsat
air to meet its demands earth to complete and universal eiiianci-
given enough so
; i ,.lh that it would not dry up. It could then be pation, the elevation of the masses, tie increased annual meeting of the association (the sec- night. 51 TIlE FLORIDA
4 iSi'|:' ;r shipped to all parts of the world. The result consumption of sugar annually, will ond Tuesday in August next) ;j- to use their

K. : ,P: ; ? of entirely excluding the air fromthe combine to increase the cost of the product endeavors of to the enlarge association the individual in their several membership EST ADLISI-.IED 187 T OWN IMPROVEMENT COMPANY.

i + ,' canned meat would be the retention of an of this great staple. The common !sugar --
counties by soliciting applications therefor,
,] '. animal smell." cane is a perennial plant being reproduced
9 i unpleasant and solfcitsub'scriptipns for fund to be
I'3 Si1.. Johnson remarked that Boston from the roots after cutting,is sensitive to a "
descriptive Fenian used in the
pubfication of a pamphlet -
; : scientist had found that beef would keep to cold, and is therefore restricted in i i& cultivation -
of Middle'Florida for cir-
>:4 general
; i:; -, perfectly when the air was displaced by.carbonic to regions bordering'on: the topics, culation., Towns on R. R. Line.
acid gas; but mutton would spoil. where there is little'or no frost. {
: ,x ;
;r Professor Humiston, to a question put by The Sandwich Islands commenced its The president thereupon appointed. the HORSEY & CO. And Cedar Key.
i Hon. N. B. Sperry, replied that a single culture about 1850, and in 185G exported to following committee : ,
a 1' x treatment would suffice for beef designed the United States 250 tons of sugar, ;jvhich Mr. R. C.: Long;\Leon county, chairman ;
"t : for transportation to Europe. What they; has now reached, under the.favorabk; conditions )Ir.v.. M. Girardeau, Jefferson county ; .
i )t: (had tested that evening 'had remained ten of the, Reciprocity Treaty wit-h the Mr. J. L. McFarland, Gadsden county, and =I PHARMACISTS 1=
iS .- days after the first immersion. He had United States,an export of more,than [0,000 Mr. W. S. Jordan, ,Mr.dison'county.. Offers to Lessees, and Purchasers a large
f v ; often, however, kept meat'without retreating tons per annum. [ The association then adjourned to the
:, ,h '. for many weeks, the only difficulty being This important staple in the groceryjtrade next annual meeting, the third Tuesday. of number of the most eligible and desirable
'' has reached of magnitude! August 1883.'-':Floridian. Centre Street
that it would become dry. In crossing a point very great : ,
s within the l Lots, suitable for Business Purposes, or
of Hving.
1 the ocean meats treated by the antiseptic memory men now
+ ,. would have, as against a land journey, the Fifty years ago it was not in commop use A DIFFICULT PROBLEM SoLVED.-:;-The desire FERNANDINA, FLORIDA, City or Suburban Residences, .
:; i advantage; too, of a much purer air." by the masses of populations, either in for stimulants is becoming a monstrous evil
u. t Dr.,Cheney inquired if they had reacheda Europe or America. : Less than fifty :years and how to overcome it is a serious question constantly on hand a fine assort- UPON EASY TERMS.
1. standard of strength for the solution ? ago a loaf of R. L. & A. Stuart's refined' with'reformers. Parker's Ginger tonic fairly KEEP of FRESH and PURE FOR-

., t Our standard," said Professor Humis sugar cost by the loaf, 40 to 42 cents per solves the difficult problem. It invigorates EIGN and DOMESTIC Liberal Discounts on Values allowed to
r ton, "is one pound to two gallons of water, pound, and well-to-do families kept| such body and mind without intoxicating, and
in extreme cases, as in the case. of spoiled loaves in the store closet, and clippings of it has brought health and happiness to many parties engaged in manufacturing or indus-
It ii : meat; it would need super-saturated sole were used only on special occasions, when desolate homes.- -Enquirer. Drugs and Chemicals
i tion." He then gave an instance of a badly there was company to tea" and on holidays : i rial enterprises, who will erect on the prop-
spoiled quarter of beef which he had treated, marriage festivals, and other joyous
and those who ate it pronounced it as fine occasions. Crushed sugar was not !; then ENTIRELY SATISFACTORY-Ladies wishinga H6mceopathic and Patent Medicines, erty purchased substantial improvementsfor
Pi ( 2 ? meat as they had ever tasted. In another known. A machine was invented by?some perfume that combines novelty delicacyand
case he took a tough old hen which was one to crack the loaves, and henceforward richness, find Flpreston, lCgne entirely Proprietary and Fancy Goods, residence, or in which to conduct their
'' permitted to reach a stage which Englishman -. housekeepers were in a great, measure, relieved satisfactory. .
might call very ripe, but American from the labor of using the hammer FINE TOILET ARTICLES business.
would stigmatize as very rotten. The antique and strong knife to clip offs bowl of fugar.$ Notice. MANUFACTURERS -
'p but utterly demoralized fowl. was A, committee of the British Parliament, INDUCEMENTS TO
t; i treated, hung up two weeks and then appointed a few years ago to investigate the To the Creditors of If. C. Baker: PERFUMERY, SOAPS, ETC., for term of from
1 i cooked. All who tasted the meat said it question of removing the duties on the\ importation I will, on the first day of May 1883, at the by exemption a years

Ii: was the most delicious spring chicken imag- of sugar, reported in favor of the office of J. E..Davis & Bro., King's Ferry, IN GREAT VARIETY. taxation offered by the several cities and
j '' j ; inable..' measure, and chiefly on the ground that Fla., make my final report, and pay to said ,
\ I i! 44 How about eggs?" asked someone. sugar had become almost a necessity of life creditors such amounts as may be due themas towns. Apply to
., ; Professor Humiston: "I have kept eggs < in the estimation of the poor toiling masses; per his assignment to me*dated December Physicians': Prescriptions LEWIS
; CHAS. W. I
;'? for,fourteen months, and at the end of that that their sugar and treacle cost them one- 29. 1882. J. E. DAVIS, Assignee. carefully compounded with pure Drugs, at

; .. time you could not tell the difference be- ; third as much as their bread. i.. King's Ferry, Fla., March 28-1883;' reasonable prices. jOffice cor.. Beach &'7th sts.,Fernandina.
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40 TIE'COUNCIL OF TIlE PROTES- : for regular board of missions! to consist of : FLORIDA'S NEW FIELD. was quoted in New York at $22, the differ- Through tickets via this line and sleepingcar
TANT EPISCOPAL CllURCII.I I four clerical] and three lay members. The report ence being in ocean freights $1, duties $7, berths can be secured at the Company's
was received, adopted and under the SUCCESSFUL FRUIT AND VEGETABLE SHIPMENTSTO and $2.15 importers' commission. Depot Ticket Office,and at Ticket Office, No .
We condense from the excellent report of rules the proposed amendment was laid over CHICAGO "Were itadmitted free of duty and import- 7 West Bay Street. .

the Floridian the following account of the for action. The East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia I er's profit it would still be much higher W. M. DAVIDSON,

proceedings of the 40th Annual Council of The Finance Committee reported, approv- Railroad is keeping pace with the movementfor than what'Southern pig is sold at. General Manager..
Church of the diocese ing the accounts of the treasurer of the fast freights to carry the fruit and vege- The fact is that iron is now being made WILLIAM O. AMES, _
the Protestant Episcopal diocese and of the treasurer of the Women's table.crop of the South to the eligible mar- cheaper in portions of Virginia, Alabama] General Passenger Agent..
I of Florida: Auxiliary Society. committee reported kets -now open in the Northwest and so Tennessee and Kentucky than it can be j. s. MCELROY, .
I FIRST DAY. diocesan assessments the same as last year, eagerly demanding these Southern products made in Great Britain, and the time has arrived Master Transportation,
The 40th Annual Council of the Protes- except that St. Marks, Palatka was assessed The Florida vegetable crop is now in fine when we can, by directing our ener- Tallahassee, Fla.TIME .
tant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of I $100 instead of $75 ; St. Pauls Key West, condition. Large shipments from it come gies in the right quarter drive British iron
Florida met in St. Johns Church, Tallahassee was assessed $200 instead of $250, and arrearages by the Savannah, Fonda & Western Rail from the markets of the world. Within _
on Wednesday, the2d inst., at 11 o'clock remitted; and Hibernia Mission road to Jesup ; thence by the East Tennessee, three; years I have made coke iron in the CARD
a. m. The church was beautifully adorned and St. Marks Mission, Daytona, were each Virginia & Georgia Railroad to Atlanta, South at a cost of$10.59 a ton and the facil- OF THE. .
with flowers, and the attendance of clerical assessed $10, and St. George's Mission $5, connecting here with the fast freight of the ities in the improvements of plant, miningand FLORIDA TRANSIT & PENINSULAR .
and lay members somewhat J larger than leaving the amount assessed the same as last Western & Atlantic, speeding on to the transportation are such, that the cost RAILROADAND
usual. year. The report was received and adopted. West by the rapid transit now offered by should be now reduced below that. The de- _
The first portion of the address havmgbeen On-motion of Rev. R. H. Weller, the arrearages the rapid transit now offered by the Cincin- velopments in the ore beds in the States .
unavoidably omitted, as above stated, against St. Johns Parish, Talla- nati Southern and the Louisville & Nash- named have exceeded the most sanguine FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE R. R.

on account of a want of space, we give be- hassee, were remitted. ville. A solid car-load of vegetables left expectations of those interested, as to quan- In Effect January -7th 1883. 1
the Pastoral Letter The Committee Admission of New and quality of and Northern and ,
low an extract front! re- on Jacksonville by this route at 6:30 p. m. on tity ore,
ferred to in the address, as showing .in a Parishes reported favorably upon the application the 20th of April and was in Chicago on the British capital is now seeking vestment in GOING SOUTH.

condensed form the present prosperous con- of the Church of the Holy Cross at morning of the 26th, the best time for the iron industry of the South to an extent Leave Fernandina........................ 8.00 _
dition of the diocese : Sanford, and the report was adopted.Mr. freight between the two points then on that cannot be realized by those who have Leave Hart's Road....................._ 8.42 a.m.
"When organized in 1838 the diocese Fairbanks, from the Committee on record. Another car-load left Jacksonvilleon not been on the ground. Leave Callahan.......................... 9.48 a.m.
numbered six clergymen and seven par- the University of the South, made a verbal the 3d of May by the dame route and "When this industry south of the Ohio Leave Dutton................,...... ....10.15 a.m.
ishes. In 1807 when the present incumbent report, showing that the quota of the reached Atlanta on the evening of the 4th, shall have been fairly developed, the tariff Leave Brandy Branch ................10.30 a.m. "
was elected to the Episcopate, twenty- diocese for the support of the university transferred by the East Tennessee Virginiaand will cease to be a factor in the regulation of Leave Baldwin..........................11.05 a.m. _
nine after the organization of the diocese payment of salaries of professors-of $300 Georgia promptly) to the Western & the price of iron, and the importation of any Leave Maxville.........................11.32 a.m. "
it numbered but nine clergymen and was wholly unpaid except the sum tof $50, Atlantic ; it was in Chattanooga the next foreIgn iron into this country will only find Leave Highland.] .........................11.55 a.m. ,
twelve. parishes, and had never, at any time, contributed by St. Peters:: Church, Fernan- afternoon, and will reach Chicago several its equivalent] in the trite saying of carrying Leave Lawtey ............................12.15 p.m. l,
exceeded this in strength. And for ten years dina i and that of the amount pledged by hours-uhead of the former car. The shipperof New CasUe.-Pemacola Gazette. Leave Temple's.........................12.30 p.m.
after I assumed its administration, in con the bishop on behalf of the diocese of $500 the; first car realized handsomely on it, Arrive Starke............................12.34 p.m. i
sequence of repeated failures of crops and for the building fund for the department of and had word from his broker that the vege Why suffer from a state of ill health ? Leave Starke .............................12.56 p.m. _
low prices emigration from the State, and chemistry there had been paid only $200, tables-arrived in perfect condition. Throughrates Why be troubled with dyspepsia? Brown's Leave Thurston .......................... 1.06 p.m.f
the depressed financial condition of the the bishop's individual subscription. An at low figures have.been made by the Iron Bitters will cure you.SatUfic Arrive Waldo............................. 1.30 p.m.
whole counts the work of the church in earnest appeal for additional subscriptions three jines mentioned for carrying the fruit Leave Waldo.............................. 1.35 p.m. .
our diocese was: mainly a struggle for life. was made by Rev. O. P. Thackara, and re- and vegetable crop to the Northwest, where Leave Gainesville........................ 2.27 p.m.
But for some eight thousand dollars whichI sulted in a considerable sum being sub- the demand! will always equal the supply.It Leave Arredondo ........................ 2.43 p.m. t _
received from the North during the time, scribed, sufficient to insure the completionof is said that the quantity of land in melonsin Leave Batton............................. 2.57 p.m. '
the most fastidious Hair Rcttorrr and
in response to a printed appeal In the first the two funds. the? immediate vicinity of Hawkinsville Dreutng.* Admired for 1U cIenul6iruandelrgant ai a prrftct pcrfamt.Nerer Leave Archer.............................. 3.15 p.m.
instance, and subsequently, the labors of a The election of diocesan officers was then indicates that three hundred car-loads will Fails to Restore Grey or Faded Hairto Leave Bronson ........................... 3.50 p.m. .
soliciting agent, we should have been very held, resulting as follows : be necessary to move the melons from that the youthful color. 50 cU.and$I tizes at all drugguU.a Leave Otter Creek....................... 4.27 p.m. .

near a state of collapse. Treasurer Mr.C.B. Benedict ; RegistrarDr. depot Ulone. Similar reports come from Leave Rosewood...... ................... 5.02 p.m. .
But with the return of general prosperity A. S. Baldwin ; Standing CommitteeRev. I other points along the East Tennessee, Vir- Arrive Cedar Key....................... 5.35 p.m.
to our land, and the beginning of a con- Messrs. 0. P. Thackara, C. S. Williamsand ginia fc Georgia; between Macon and Bruns- GetAt GOING NORTH.
State the decided R. H. Weller and Messrs. J. J. Daniel wick, :while the Florida both of
siderable immigration to our crop vege-
: all Leave Cedar Key........................ 7.25 a.m.
of the church C. B. Benedict and Samuel A. Swann tables and fruits, is beyond computation.The .
advancement began ; \ Leave Rosewood.......................... 8.05 a.m- .
ratio Finance Committee-Messrs. E. K. reparations of the various Southern b
which has continued in an increasing Foster .. / Leave Otter Creek....................,... 8.40 a.m.a.m.. '
the number of W. A. C. B. Benedict and lines jo handle this enormous have
ever since, as is evidenced by Spence Rev. crop \ 11es Leave Bronson................. ........... 9.22 ,
erected the Messrs. W. H. Carter and C. :M. been ;great bat all their precautions i
church buildings multiplicationof Sturges ; may Leave Archer.............................. 9.52 a.m-
missionary stations, and the increase in Deputies to General Convention Rev. yet prove insufficient.-Atlanta Constitution. Leave Batton ,............................10.09 a.m- I
Messrs. R. H. Weller 0. P. Thackara J. J.
the number of the clergy. ; ---- ---- Leave Arredondo .......................10.24 a.m. .
about Scott and W. H. Carter and Messrs. D. S.
Within the period or TIE DRY LAND APPEARS. Leave Gainesvilfe......................10.50 a.m.
that time, churches have been erected, or Walker, Sri:, G. It. Fairbanks.C. C. Yonge, Arrive Waldo] .............................11.40 a.m.
towards at Sr. and J. J. Daniel Chancellor-L. I.
are well advanced completion, ; THE SUCCESSFUL DRAINAGE OF THE OKECIIOBEE Leave Waldo .......................... ..12.00 m.
Pensacola] Marianna, Tallahassee, Fernan- Fleming ; Trustee of General Theological : REGION. Leave Thnrston...........................12.24 p.m.p.m.. <.
dina, Lake City, Jacksonville (church and Seminary-Rev. W. H. Carter. Colonel J. M. Kreamer,- chief engineer of Arrive Starke............................12.38 .
:Fort Or- Rev. Dr. Scott resigned trustee for the
three chapels) George, Ship-Yard as the OUechobee Drainage Company, has just Leave Starke............................... 1.00 p.m.
Park Green Cove Spring Federal University of the South, and Rev. C. S.
ange returned from the scene of the coin pony's Leave Temple's.......................... 1.09 p.m.
Mateo Crescent Welaka Williams elected to fill the
San City. was
Point, vacancy. work ; and in answer to inquiries by our Leave Lawtey '............................ 1.33 '
Sanford Lon ''wood Maitland, Santa Fe, The bishop appointed Rev. C. W. Ward as > 3 a as8E
made the following statements : 'Ii : Leave Highland] .......................... 1.55 1 }
Waldo Fairbanks Cedar Key preacher for the next council and Rev. S. reporter
Orlando 44 THe| lowering of the water level and the Ginger, llitchu. Mandrake, Ktillingia and Leave Maxville ........................... 2.19 p.m.
Union Church and Ocala. Besides B. Carpenter substitute.Rev. .
( purchased), as reclamation] of a vast area of valuable] lands many of the Lest medicines known are here com Arrive Bald win......... .................. 2.43 p.m. r
the twenty-six just named a church at Mr. Williams moved that Palatka be bined into !icine of such varied and effective
a mc.
Leave Baldwin ........ ................. 2.53
for the husbandman I regard as a fixed fact. make t'le Greatest Dlood Piirifier&the p.m.
Madison court-house is nearly completed ; chosen as the place of holding the next powers as to :
Leave Branch................ l f
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When our went to work they were Used.It Brandy p.m.
Health and Restorer Ever .
Best :
one for colored people is building in Jacksonville council. Hon. D. S. Walker, Sr., nioved an company Strength
funds nearly sufficient securedfor amendment that Tallahassee be chosen, to do the work of one hundred men a day cures Pyspcp-? Rheumatism,1eeplesmess, Leave Dutton ............................. 3.35 p.m.
building; in Mandarin ; a tine edifice was which was adopted unanimously.On right ;along, until they could show the all diseases of the Stomach, Rowels Lungs,Liver, Leave Callahan........................... 4.25 p.m.
under contract, at my last advices, to be motion the secretary was instructed to prope ?.results ; we have been doing the work Kidneys and all Female Complaints.If Leave Hart's Road...................... 5.15 p.m. .

built at.Eustis ; one will soon be erected, as have printed and distributed 500 copies of "of five hundred men a day and are far any disease you are, wasting use the TON awayvi.h c tf..Jay.Consumption 11 will; surely or .I Arrive Fernandina ............... ..... 5.50 p.m. : .; e
I am informed, at DeLand, and one at Day- the Journal of Council.On ahead j of our work. The drainage canal Femembcr! it is far superior Bitters, Trains daily, except Sunday w.
tona. Funds arQ'in hand fqr building one motion the treasurer was instructedto originally cut 36 feet wide by 6 feet deep, Esseces of Cins'-r and other Tonics, as builds 'a
on Orange Lake, at Tampa and at a settle audit and pay the secretary's incidental has one cutting an extra width, and it will upthesystemtrithmit intoxicating. so<:. andi ,
ment of church people some miles distant expenses of this council. soon more than double the present width, sizes,atalldealer-sri dnt;s. None genuine without I
'i1 from there as I am informed, churches are The matter of the establishment and pub- and the wash is deepening it to over eight signature LARGE SAVING of Hi cox IN &BUYING Co.,N THE Y. feer.d DOLLAR for circular SIZE. PENINSULAR DIVISION. ,

immediately to be erected.- At Manatee the lication by authority of the Standing Committee feet. Ve are also doing some lateral drainage GOING SOUTH. -(,
lumber and the'l la nd and offered/arFd as an of the Florida Churchman was taken b.v opening up communication with 1
efficient missionary will enter upon his du- and discussed at some length. Copiesof other 'lakes through Lake Tahopekaliga.We Leave Waldo Junction................. 1.40 p.m. r
ties in that county next month, a church up the paper, a neat and well-managed notice a gradual assuaging of the water, RAILROADS. Leave Dixie................................. 2.02 p.n ,
will probably soon be erected there. monthly of eight pages, were exhibited, and and tlrb dry land is appearing where it has Leave Hawthorne ................. ..... 2.20p.m. t '
Of missions and places where the services its appearance and management highly approved been for ages past under water. This fall Leave Lochloosa......................... 2.38 p.m. !
of the church are held, besides organized ; and praised by several members, and rangesfrom: two to four feet, and I regard it CENTRAL AND WESTERN Leave Orange Lake..................... 3.04 p.m. ;
FLORIDA Leave Anthony Place..................
parishes, we have over fifty. the best method of increasing its subscription as permanent% barringof course the influence RAILROAD. 3.31p.m.
Leave Silver ....................
Our clergy, at the meeting of our Dio- list and consequent usefulness were of a heavy rainy season. During my visitto .. -- 4.00p.m.
cesan Council in May last, numbered twen- discussed.The Oke bobee it was raining a good deal of JACKSONVILLE, March 4th, 1S83. Leave Ocala................................. 4.30 p.m. 1 i
ty-one.. Shortly after this I ordained one council then took a recess until 3:30p. the time and I noticed no perceptible rise Commencing this date, trains on this Leave Lake Weir Station.............. 5.18 p.m.
Arrive -Wildwood....................... 5.45
tothtfdaaconate, and since then I have received m. in the waters on that account. We have road and its connection will run as follows : p.m.
five by letters dismissory from other AFTERNOON SESSION. already reclaimed thousands of acres of GOING NORTH.

dioceses.!: Besides these, four others have The afternoon session was devoted to the overflowed land, and the good work is still WESTWARD.No.. No. 1. Leave Wildwood.......... .............. 7.00 a.m. ; ,
accepted work in Florida, upon which they consideration in Committee of the Whole of going on. Owing to the porosity: of the Accom. Mail. Leave Lake Weir Station.............. 7.35 a.m. .

will enter next month, making an additionof the report of the Committee on the State of soil, the lowering of the waters at any place Leave Jacksonville....... 5.15am 8.15pm Leave Ocala] ................................ 9.00 a.m.
ten in all to the clergy list of the diocese the Churcli.! means-the lowering of all the waters on Arrive Baldwin ............ 6.30 a m 9.02 p m Leave Silver Spring..................... 9.18 a.m. 4i
since last May. To these must be 'added The usual devotional services were heldat that ]level] fo: a vast area. It is necessary to Lake City.........10.55 a in 12.00 p m Leave Anthony Place.................. 9.46 a.m.
three more who have taken work for the half-past eight o'clock. x appreciate this fact fully before one can LiveOak............12.35pm 1.15am Leave Orange Lake ....................10.13 a.m.
winter in our midst. comprehend a'.l'! that is included in the great Madison ............ 3.15 p m 3.30 a m Leave Lochloosa................... ....10.39 a.m. I
Gratifving to every lover of the churchas fact thjit+ we have lowered the waters from Drifton............... 5.20pm 5.35am Leave Hawthorne.......................10.57 a.m. .
are such tokens of her health and growth, FOURTH DAY. two. to Jour feet. 'Monticello' ......... 6.00 p m 6.00 a m Leave Dixie...............................11.15 a.m.
more gratifying still is the fact that she has Council met on Saturday, May 5th, pur- 'Should our work stop now the force of Tallahassee....... 7.05pm 7.30am Arrive Waldo Junction..... .........11.35 a.m.
been rapidly gaining upon the population} suant to adjournment. After prayer by the the current; through the canals already] dug Leave Tallahassee......... 8.00amArriveQuincy I Trains 4
of the State, in the ratio of relative increase. bishop, the minutes of yesterday were read would hot only keep them open, but would .............. 9.,_,C-> a m I daily, except Sunday. 1 i.{
In 1870 there was but one communicant of and approved. wash them out to a greater depth. But we ". Chatta. River...... 10.50am ; ;
the church to every 322 of our population.In The amendment expect ;Jo continue the work and
to Canon 17, proposedon our present Leave River Junction... 11.00 a m ,
1880. though the population of the State yesterday,.and providing for a Diocesan projectfwill. take many years to finish, and Arrive Marianna.......... 1.55 p m FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE R. I. ':
had increased by one-hafofwhatit] was ten Board of Missions, was adopted. we haven already planned the projects that Pensacola........... 9.05pm ,
ten years before, there was communicant of It was onnounced that the rector and vestry will pul us very far into the future. Leave Pensacola........... 10.45pm GOING SOUTH. ;
the church to every 172. In an incidental of St. John's Church, Tallahassee, hadinvited Sir, Philip Clarke returned with me. I u Mobile............... 4.30am Leave Fernandina......11.35 a.m. 6.15 p.m.6.55p.m.. i it
conversation a few days since with the mis- i the members of Council to enjoy a infer frjmi conversation with him that he is Arrive New Orleans..... 9.40 a m Leave Hart's Road......12.05 p.m. .
sionary bishop (Elliott' ) of Western Texas, drive to Lake Jackson, and the time was very sanguine as to the future of SouthFlorid Arrive Jacksonville.... 1.00 p.m. 8.00 p.m. .
he said to me : 'Do you know that the fixed for half past four o'clock this after- !, and will, doubtless, soon be the EASTWARD.No.. G. No. 2. GOING NORTH. ,
growth of the church in Florida exceeds
cif millions of i
means English
noon. | placing capitalin Accom. Mail. Leave Jacksonville..... 9.00a.m. 3.35p.m.
that of everv diocese in the land? I I
replied the of i
that I did not though I knew we had Rev. Mr. Ward offered a resolution, pro- Region our improvements. Arrive Jacksonville....... 7.40 p m 7.30am Leave Hart's Road...... 9.35 a.m. 4.01 p.m.
1Ve have not commenced to sell
been gaining largely on the population of viding that that portion of the report of the our reclaimed i Baldwin............. 6.05pm 6.15am Arrive Fernandina.....10.40a.m. 5.00p.m. ,
lands and refused sell :
the State. He then added : Last summerI Committee on the State of the Church, relating yet to one Lake City.......... 2.05 p m 2.40 a m Trains double daily except Sunday; ,f
large trict for which offered
made a careful comparison of the growthof to the religious instruction of the colored acre." we were $5. per Live Oak............12.05 p m 1.05 a m SUNDAY TRAINS. r
people, be made thesubject, of specific Madison ............ 9.55 a m 11.28 m
the church relative to the increase of the report at the next Council, under the direc- Than ing Colonel Kreamer for the above p Leave Jacksonville......................' 9.45a.m.
Drifton............. 7.45 a in 9.43pm
population in all our dioceses and missionary tion of the bishop, which was adopted. informijtion: our man made his best bow Arrive Fernandina_....................11.10 a.m. .
Monticello ......... 8.15am: 10.10pm
jurisdictions, and I found that Florida, Rev. C. S. Snowden presented the reportof and ret red.-Time8-Union. Leave Fernandina.......................5.00 p.m.
in Tallahassee........ 6.00am 7.45pm I
this respect, was the foremost of them the Committee on Christian Education, Arrive Jacksonville..................... 6.25 p.m. ,
all." Leave Tallahassee ......- 8.15pm
::1 which was received and adopted. \ SOUTHERN IRON. Arrive Quincy.............. .6.20 pm I
Mr. G. R. Fairbanks made verbal Resolutions
a report voting the thanks of Councilto Leave Chatt'chee River 5.15 m
1 of the doings of the diocesan trustees of the the members of St. John's Parish, Tallahassee SOME STARTLING; FACTS IN RELATION. TO THE : Arrive River Junction.. 4.40 p p m CONNECTIONS. i

University of the South reviewing the con- for their abundant hospitality, and PRICED OF PRODUCING IRON IN THE SOUTH. I Marianna......... 1.30pm I
dition and necessities of that institution, to the rector and vestry for the invitation to The ejiitorial and correspondence in last '
Leave Pensacola........_ 6.20 a m AT FERNANDINA, FLA., ; +
and urging more effective diocesan aid drive to Lake Jackson, were offered by Rev.C. week's iGazette on the cost of making pig Arrive Pensacola........... 6.00am
thereto.Mr. S. Williams. and adopted unanimously iron in ihe South having.invited much Inquiry Leave Mobile............... 11.45pm With New York and Fernandina Steam
.C.B. Benedict treasurer of the diocese, by a rising vote. Colonel James Hemphill was interviewed Leave New Orleans...... 6.18pm ship Line from New York on Tuesday, at 8
read his report showing total receipts from The following were elected members of bn the subject, and as he is a recog- a.m.,11.35 a.m., or 6.15 p.m.: and for New ; .
all sources since last council, $4,680.00; total the Board of Diocesan Missions : Revs. J. J. nized authority in the State on the subjectof Passenger train leaves Jacksonville daily, York on Thursday, at 10.40/ a.m., 500. p.m. 1
disbursements, $3,393.53, and balance on Scott W. H. Carter, R. H. Weller and C. iron: metallurgy, we publish in a con- except Sunday at 10.00 a.m., arrives at Bald- or 5.50 p.m. ,
hand, to credit of missions, $489.89; diocesan W. Ward, and Messrs. E. K. Foster, J. J. densed form his answers : win at 10:45 a.m. With Sea Island Route from and to Savan-
fund $803.18 ; total balance, $1,293.07. His Daniel and C. B. Benedict.Rev. "I recd Mr. Gaggin's letter on the cost of Returning, leaves Baldwin at 2.45 p.m., nah Sunday, Wednesday and Friday. : ri
report further showed that of the thirty W. H. Carter presented a brief reportof milling;pig iron in the Southern States, and arrives at Jacksonville at 3:30 p.m., making AT CALLAHAN. 'I

parishes in the diocese, assessed at lastcouncil the Committee on Deceased Clergy, con- though;his estimate of $12.55 for charcoal close Transit connection& Peninsular both ways Railroad with for the Gaines-Florida .' To and from Savannah and Charleston at

eleven had to the aggregate amount of $1,670 gratulating the diocese that no deaths had and $9.55 for coke iron may seem low, it ville Ocala Leesburg Cedar Key and all 7.25 and 9.45 a. m., 7.30 and 4.22 p. m. \i;
paid their fuU'four ,
assessments in occurred within it during the vear and also corresponds with the facts as they exist to-
had partially paid, and the remainder'fifteen reference Gulf Ports. AT BALDWIN, FLA.,
made some remarks with to the day in the iron-producing States south of .
had paid nothing. The report was, deceased clergy mentioned in the bishop's the Oh!$>. I have just' been reading an esti- Through Sleeping Cars on night trains. To and from Tallahassee at 11.05 a.m. and \

on motion, referred to the Finance Com address, eloquent tribute to the mate b* Mr. Gordon, one of the best known CONNECTIONS. 2.43 p.m.
mittee. memory of the late Bishop Talbot, of the iron manufacturers of Pittsburg, 'who has At Jacksonville with Waycross Short Line AT HAWTHORNE,
The seventh annual reports of the secretary diocese of Indiana. been investigating the subject of iron manufacturing all points North and East; with the Fernan- To and from Palatka at 10.37 a.m.and 2.20 "
and treasurer the Women's Auxiliary After the reading and approval of the in Tennessee and Cumberland dina & Jacksonville Railroad for Fernan- p. m. ;
Society were read by the secretary; the minutes, a brief address by the bishop, regions! and he puts the cost of making pig dina ; and with Steamers for all points on AT WILDWOOD.
latter showed total receipts from all sources, charging the clergy to do their utmost to iron there at $8.50, to which adding $1 a the St. Johns River. With Stage Line to and from Brooksvilleand
$1,202.56. nnd was referred to the Finance make up the small deficiency the diocesan ton for interest, brings it to, $9.50, which is At Live Oak, with the Savannah, Florida Tampa daily except Sunday. t'
Committee; the former was on motion referred assessment for the support of the Theological about the price stated in the Gazette. & Western Railroad.' With Stage Line to and from Leesburg :;
to the Committee on the State of the Department of the University of the "Irow has been selling on the Tennessee At Tallahassee with St. Marks Branch daily except Sunday. !
Church. The work of the society was commented South and prayer by the bishop, the Coun- river at|$16.25, and the profits have been so Railroad on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sat-
on by the bishop with enthusiastic cil adjourned sine die. large tHat a furnace at Birmingham, on the urdays.At AT CEDAR KEY, FLA.,
praise, declaring that without it missionary On Sunday, the Gth'Inst., at the morning Tennessee river, cleared last year $84,000 on Chattahoochee River, with the Pensa- With Tampa Steamship Company's Steamers -
work in the diocese must have been long service, Rev. C. A. Apple of Apalachicola, an invested capital of 134000. Another cola & Atlantic Railroad for Marianna. Pen- for Key West, Monday and Thursdayp.
since checked or entirely suspended. He was ordained a priest, the entire body of furnace, with an investment of $300,000 sacola, Mobile, New Orleans, and all pointsin .m.; for Tampa and Manatee, Monday and
spoke in especial! praise of the parish of Fer- the clergy present taking part in the cere- cleared besides paying some interest, a pro- the West Southwest, and Northwest- Friday.
nandina, as being the only one in the mony, the Rev. C. S. Williams, of Palatka, fit of 2!. per cent on the capital. While this forming the SHORTEST, QUICKEST AND With Mo n's'Line Steamships for Key
diocese which had never been behind it its preaching an excellent sermon to a large condition exists at the South our furnacesin BEST ROUTE to these points; and with West and Havana every Saturday 4 p. m.;
assessments, and referred to it as "an honor congregation.One Pennsylvania are blowing out or are losing the Central and People's Line Boats on Sun- for New Orleans every Friday at 4 p. m.
to the diocese. money. at $20 a ton. days and Thursdays for Apalachicola and For information respecting routes, rates
The Committee Canons reported adversely hundred and fifty Hungarian immigrants ''Iron can be made in the Southern States Tuesdays and Saturdays for Columbus and etc., apply to
upon the propositions to amend the arrived at Petersburg. Va., on the cheapeitthan in Great Britain. Eufaula. A. MAcDONELL, :
Constitutions and Canons 23 and 9, and proposed morning of the 10th on their way to Cincinnati Scotch pig was quoted a week ago in ;Si-Take the NEW SHORT LINE via Gen'l) Ticket and Pass.Agent. ;
an amendment to Canon 17, providing and Texas. Glasgow. at 49 shillings, or $11.85: ton, and the Florida Central and Westers: Railroad. D. MAXWELL, Gen'l Supt. 21 : '

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THE FLORIDA MIRROR. The First Locomotive Built In Florida. flowers. Could I go in ? A friend of lr.1 tons, New York ; freight and W ANTED ix EVERY TOWS if

w A new locomotive the "W. S. AsUe," Scott's? Why, certainly.But passengers,by R.W. Southwick. "Nassau.Fibre". ; and Uphols- II
+ 'I I would not deceive a good Sister of agent. tered Nassau Beds." Here i is a good bnsi- 11
w. #1.00 A YEAR; $1.00 FOR SIX MONTHS built entjrely at the Transit Railroad shops, Mercy. I have softened a good deal in many I :May 11-Sch. T. Harris Kirk. Blake. New- ness for a live man. Exclusive territory

:"" in this city, was placed on duty yesten iy. things since I quit practicing law. I told ark ; lumber by Camp Bros. Liberal commission.

r s ... We believe this is the locomotive aver her frankly I was a newspaper man. It 'I 11-S. P. City of Bridgeton, :Fitzgerald, Address EDWIN S. L00111S.
i\: 'I Reflections. was all the same. I Savannah, with freight and pas- Fi-niintlina.:
its Fla.
built in this State, and the fact of ciln-
rl So we went in. sengers, by J. A. Mercier.IN .
i t. Major E. G. Hill, of Lawtey, was in the struction here is a note of our progress in There are thirty-six rooms inside. On PORT. Real Estate-- ---

*r 1 r'If /i1. city this week. manufacturing i industries. $ the lower floor there is a long hall, and,
For sale. Two
Bark Bjorn Bjornstadt. desirable lot:, well located 1
i I ;i4 'Z The steamship State of Texas, which sailed This engine was built under the direction! opening the twelve out sisters of it, who the refectories-one live there, and one for Brig E. L. Hall, Duffy. Apply to \\". s Rurcox. '

....... for New York Thursday evening, carried of Mr. C. V. Dahoney, the master mechanic for the twenty-four.children, whose homesare Brig Mary E. Powell/)1itchell; i, Fernandina, Fhi.. January I>. l x-tr.:

It ; :(. ninety passengers. at the railroad hops. \ in the building. There are also on the Brig Angelia, Steel. -
Sch. Mark Pendleton Warren.
r of 1 s lower floor two school. rooms and two reception NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.
The State of Texas brought a quantity Beach Railroad. ; rooms. Sch. Samos,O'Neil.

i,J railway iron for the Transit Road on her We observe in the Times-Uaion a notice ofa We looked into the school rooms, and the Sch.. Tom James Williams B. Dewell.Wheaton Starnard.Sch. -

New York. pupils with agreeable courtesy stood ,
;; trip from stockholders of the very
meeting of proposed' up to receive us. There are about eighty Sch. Andrew Nebinger, Smith.

The Strathmore, on Amelia Beach, under railroad from Jacksonville to the Atlantic children in the schools. On the second

the management of Captain W. H. Clay, is South Beach, a distance, we believe, of sojne floor there are two music rooms, the bed- List of Letters
; >' rooms of the sisters and their community. Remaining in the Post-Office at Fernandina -
fast becoming popular. miles.It .
twenty Miss Villalonga, whose generosity has doneso Nassau county, Florida, May 12, 1883. STRONG
.. : On account of necessary repairs to the City occurs to us that one grand seaside Joe-i much for the church and convent, also
for these letters
Persons calling must
r f : :' Council room and Mayor's: office, no meeting sort would bea better policy for East Florida.A i has a room upon the second floor during say

Council took Wednesr short railroad from Fernandina less tl her visit in the town. She treated the sight- advertised:
R of the City place $Ul FACTS
seeing editor with marked forbearance and Brown, Lizzie Galloway, F P
( a day. two miles in length, will give the people.of kindness, as thegenial :Mr.Scott rushed him Bignall, Daisy Grossman, Maurice N

A horse belonging to Caesar Baker, a Jacksonville and the interior access I to into the various rooms regardlessly. Brown, D H Halland, Pegie
: Amelia Beach, one of the finest beaches Upon the third floor there are two dispensaries Brown, Louisa Hall, Hera A
colored shot at .and seri
ti worthy man, was an infirmary, a dormitory for the Birgyes, Mrs Philes Hill, J A great many people are asking
the world. Let Jacksonville build her ut'n
; ously wounded by some malicious person girls and other apartments. Above all is Bourroughs, Mrs Howell, Henry J what particular troubles BROWN'S

x Tuesday night. hotels and cottages there if she desires, acid the cupola from which we enjoyed a fine Butler, Peggy Moody, Peter IRON BITTERS is good for.

*:': it will be as much her own as an'Jsolaged view of the island and harbor and the snug Clark, Charles S Millar, Julian M
?, 1 August Anderson, lunatic, who has teen 4 and attractive little town. When the con- Chatman, Daniel Nieles, R H
beach south of the mouth of
place on the : It will Heart Disease Paralysis
1 }+ ;, confined in the county jail some time, was, z vent is completed in the interior, the chapel Canidy, Louisa Poirier Alfred cure

this week, transferred to the State Lunatic St. Johns river. The fare to Fernandijna dome and the yards laid, as they will be in Cline, Annie Price, M G Dropsy, Kidney Disease, Con-

; and back is now on one day of the week lint cement, there will not be a more attractive Chaffee, Thos Simmons. Martha Dyspepsia Rheumatism
sumption, ,
4 Chattahoochee.
c at
Asylum place in the State.I Hon W A Safford Mrs G H
L $1, which is l less than a special road havingno t Cooper, and all similar
; + Hon. E. M. Randall, Chief-Justice of the other travel or business could afford-to, visited the big business house of our Cassidy, Capt H C Solomon, Jos Neuralgia, diseases.Its .

f Court of Florida, and wife, and journalistic wholesale grocer, Fred W. Hoyt, Clark, Elva Smith, Martha
t.... charge. Our beach railroad will soon !ate and his business partner, Mr. W. 0. Jeffreys. Eastman, M M Thomas Dick wonderful curative power is

M.' General A. S. Diven and wife, of Jacksonville constructed, and extensive improvementsare They have a large and prosperous establish- Edwards, Elviah Webb, Eliza simply because it purifies and en-

: are guests of the Mansion House. promised to be soon made. Let us lit ve ment, and if that, 'js what they like they Farrow, Darked Watson, Chas riches the blood, thus beginning at
ought to be happy. Fred is an Aldermanthis Watts P G.
r ," Xt We learn that there have been very heavy a Coney Island on Amelia Beach, and not; year, but you would never know it; he the foundation, and by building up
't' 1t rains in the interior portion of this county strive for a number of scattering local re- isn't. proud a bit. We rode out to the beach, the drives out all disease.
r '. ,' the past week. The upper part of the St.Mary's .. sorts. buzzed about old times, [prognosticated the C H Morton, 1230 Spruce St; Miss Georgia
Hannah Minas 530 Hirst St.
future and then I said tye and
$ ::r river rose very rapidly in conse-
; Jacksonville.It SAM'L T. RIDDELL P. M. A Cured of Rheumatism.
'i r'. quence. On this island no rains have oc- United States Tax Sale of 1863' seems, however, that I didn't go to Lady

G .: : curred. A Washington dispatch says : t Jacksonville just at that time.I Found, My Baltimore health was Md.much,May shattered T,1880.>by

r The beach road needs a new supply of A decision has just been rendered by ihe had taken my seat in the car, and was unsuspectingly On Amelia Beach Whitehall rowboat, Rheumatism when I commenced
Treasury Department which finally disposesof wafting my, hegira (please notice which the owner can have upon proving taking Brown's Iron Bitters and 1
'. k shell in some places. There has never been the long-pending Que!tion as to whetherthe that I use the word hegirait's a five- and scarcely had strength enough to at-

:: '. 1. more constant travel over this fine road Government of the United States has dollar word,. 'and\onlyattempted by me property paying expenses.G.. F. AVERY. tend am now to my using daily the household third bottle duties.I and I.

than now, and it will be likely to increase any title! to certain lands in Fernandiha, upon occasions requiring great presence of Fernandina, May 4, 1883. am regaining strength daily and I
Florida, which were sold for direct taxes in mind and courage) when a row of barouches cheerfully recommend it to all.
.' .: : L f : as the warm weather comes on. The road 1863. In July of that year most of the land drove up to the station and I was uncere- ,. I cannot say too much in praise

.: ; : must be kept in good order. upon which the city of Fernandina now moniously steered}'out of the car into a For Sale.One of it. Mrs. MART E. BRASHEAR PrestmansU

stands was sold for direct taxes, and a large vacant seat in the procession. There were billiard and two pool tables. Applyto 173
C :p t Mr. R. W. Southwick received a telegram part, of it was bid in by the Tax Commis- Mr. and Mrs. Pat McQuaid and family, of J. A. ELLERMAN. Disease Cured.Christiansburg.

k ; Monday evening from the office of the Mallory sioners for the United States. Some ques- Jacksonville, Mr. and Mrs. Will J. Youngand Fernandina May 4, 1883. Kidney
r ,Va.,1881.
,' Florida Steamship Line in New York, tion arose as to the validity of that sale, on Ralph, and :Mrs. Robert Southwick.We Suffering from kidney disease .

; 1. j stating that the San Antonio had arrived account of the participation therein of only rode to the beach, enjoyed a trot upon Captain Thomas S. Eells, from which 1 could get no relief i
..,. i two of the three Tax Commissioners, the the famous hard sands, and visited the MARINE UNDERWRITERS AGENT tried Brown's Iron Bitters which
w : that afternoon. The vegetables shipped by third one being absent and protesting againstit. pleasant Mrs. Clay at the Strathmore. cured me completely. A child of
For vessels of all nationalities, including from scarlet
; a in fine condition. The submitted to the Treasury Captain and Mrs. who will mine,recovering fever
Iff k:' #; : her were very question was Clay, conduct Lloyd's, London. Jurisdiction East Florida had no appetite and did not seem to
::1r. Department the same and Com this popular summer resort, are remodelingand him Iron
year be able to eat at alL I gave
fast steamers the -From Cape Florida to Brunswick, Ga.
The two
now put on
missioner; Lewis wrote an opinion adverseto greatly improving the hotel which, if Bitters with the happiest results.J. .
On the West From Cedar and
: i Mallory Florida Line, leaving here every the sale. Secretary Chase approved the people know what is delightful. will be vicinity to Apalachicola and vicinity. Cap- KYLE MONTAGUK.

Thursday night after the arrival of the opinion, and thereupon the Tax Commis- largely patronized during the coming warm tains of vessels wrecked or disabled, requir-
sioner the sale aside and readvertisedthe weather weeks. The beach is beautiful the Heart
k h; f. ; ,,, northbound train of the Transit Railroad, set ing his services, by advising him, will receive Disease.Vine
property. Part of it was then resold, bathing excellent; there are abundant bath- St.,Harrisburg Pa.
i t. deliver vegetables in New York, shipped via but about 2,000 lots still remained undis- houses, and the "Idle Hour"' and Steils' prompt attention. Residence. Jack- Dec. a,1881.
sonville Fla. 28 2t
f' i this line, in time for Monday's market. posed of. Some litigation followed in the Pavilion furnish the bachelors with the so- After trying remedies different for physiciansand
local State courts with regard to titles under laces of a first-class club. The men folks many palpitation
,, of the Livery Stable at a Bargain.I of the heart without receiving any
':t + The following is the cargo Mallory these sales, and the claim of the Government of our party went overto the Idle Hour and benefit I was advised to try Brown's
: ::' Ii steamship State of Texas for New York : to the lots which had been bought in ate raw clams for five or six hours or less, offer at a bargain my entire establish- Iron Bitters. I have used two bot-
1 : : i at the first sale before the De- while the ladies in their ment in this city, consisting of Carriages, tles and never found anything that
again came picturesque cos-
y ; ..; ;r., 2,173 crates vegetables, 411 barrels vegetables Buggies, Wagons, Carts, Saddle and Carriage gave me so much relict
tumes, sported with the waves at play. Re-
': 241 barrels rosin 79 barrels turpentine partment.In Horses Harness etc. Mrs.JEMMIZ Hxss.
t' spirits
: : : ,
: : February last the Commissioner of Internal gard for the truth compels us to admit that

,t lJ; :if' 263 cases cedar. 210 sacks hoofs and Revenue rendered an opinion to the the gentlemen did not go into the water. Terms of purchase, CASH. G. F. AVERY. For the peculiar troubles to which

horns merchandise feet effect that it would be the They sat Sweeney's front and
;:l' 173 packages 5,949 inequitable on upon porch
I'ir r Office and Stable-First Street Broom BROWN'S IROK
r ,near ladies are subjecl,
i 7. lumber 3 1 chicken. part of the Government to insist upon its ate their clams. A telephone wire now
cases cigars
coop Street Wharf. 46
I \: ownership of the lots that had been bid in runs to the Strathmore, and it is connected BITTERS is invaluable. Try it.

:) 'r ''f:, The Fernandina sea-beach is becoming for it at the sale of 1863. Secretary Folgerapproved with all the Fernandina boxes. Valuable Orange Lands for Sale.

i attractive. The of the the Commissioner's conclusion, We went back to the San Antonio for
2 ., I very temperature and on the 2d of May Acting Commissioner lunch, and afterward I rode out again to Tracts containing twenty acres each of Be sure and get the Genuine

} "t'::: ter is sufficiently warm, and the invigor- Rogers instructed the Collector at Jackson- the Strathmore with genial Bob Southwick, choice, high hammock land on Orange Lake,

;' 1'. : : ft'ft'w sea-breezes give zest to the pleasure ville to relinquish all claims, so far as the behind the best horse on Amelia Island- suitable for orange growing and truck farm-

t", surf bathing. The Beach Railroad is the United States is concerned, to the lands bid Bob's own. I went to the Strathmore three ing, are now offered for sale. These landsare
t- in at the sale of 1863, and to refund times that day, and if I live the summer out very conveniently situated for transpor-
+ j' :' one thing to be desired, and we hope to see tation by water or mil, and will be sold on
; ,
? '.k moneys received by him as rents for the I expect to go there many times more.-J.
: : its rails soon on the ground. We notice same. P. Varnum, in Jacksonville TimesUnion. terms to suit purchasers. Titles are unques-

k 4' the drives the tionable. Also valuable timber lands in
f in
1/ many strangers enjoying on The property controversy comprises ,
.. bodies. G. R. FAIRBANKS
:' .' : beach. about 2,000 lots, valued at $1,500. The ori Office hours of Dr. E. Leroy Jones : a. m. large E. LEROY JONES, M.D.,
!I 1
February 16,1882. Fernandina, Fla.
". .
t ginal owners are now represented by the
j until 8
; p. m. until 1 to 2 and 7 to 8.
i ,. ",/ There are, doubtless, many people who Florida Town Improvement Company, of -- HOMEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN and SURGEON,

': i. will be surprised to learn that butter is one which Mr. E. N. Dickerson, of New York, ispresident. Notice.

i ,. \ of the regular articles of production in Florida .-Times-Union. Range of'. Thermometer Neither the captain nor consignee of the Fourth St., between Centre and Alachua,
FOR THE WEEK .ENDING FRIDAY, MAY 11, Norwegian bark Bjorn will responsible for
; f : and that mercantile firm in Tallahassee -
'i'", \1 J.. ,. one SOME OF FERNANDINA'S AT- HORSKY'S debts contracted by the crew. FERNANDINA, FLA.
I' i :f'i distributes over 200 pounds of finei TRACTIONS.I WM. LAWTEY, Consignee.
i( ', Fernandina Fla., April 27 1883-3t. Calls answered promptly day or night and
i yellow butter per week regular customers. ,
< ) to. s; S it gd
,, recur to the question of transportation.The Medicine furnished without extra charge.
: 'f ; f.' We are using fine choice Middle Florida Mallory Line, as stated, have taken off C", J Ii c.ti > Strawberries and Vegetables.

h t :; .r j 1:! ., which we prefer to Northern butter. It the steamships Caronddet and Western Texas CQ t:) r NOTICE.
Fresh and strawberries
I vegetables received
their Florida line and .
{. .t' is the product of Jersey cows, and is firm, from supplied their Saturday..May 5 75 81 80 78 NE. daily at MRS. FLETCHER'S.For WEEKS AFTER DATE I WILL

; ;' .f'l close-grained, well flavored and well colt places with the larger and finer City of San Sunday.... ....... 6 77 82 79 76 SEt SIX to the Jud e of the C"unty Courtin
and State Texas. The
Antonio nf capacity of ...........
Monday 7 75 79 78 76 W. Rent.
.1. and for the of Nassau Fla. for
ored. County ,
the line for carrying freight is thus greatly Tuesday............. 8 76 78 180 I SEt A very desirable dwelling-house. Inquireof letters of administration on the estate of

: a"t j ") Church Kotteea. increased, but the their desirable improvementwould ednesday....... 9 74 80 80 178 S. JOHN HEDGES, Nelson Parker, deceased.
1 : be to run steamers twice a week
73 82 80 SEe
Thursday..10 January 19-tf Fernandina Fla.
t r t ., F Services will be held at St. Peter's Protestant instead of but once a week as now. The 176 F. C. St'HRER.
; ,
Friday................11 74 80 80 SEe Fernandina Fla.. May 12 1883. 6t
: : r : :. G Episcopal Church, by the rector, at 11 Transit Railroad runs two produce trains Nassau Fibre, '
i and 5 per week one connecting Tuesdays at Cal- For beds, pillows and mattresses, superiorto
b\ I A a. m. p. ra., on Sunday. REAL ESTATE.
.. lahan for the Charleston steamers, and one MARINE.Saturday anything else in use. For sale by

:; .:s1 :', t ; 'Presbyterian Church; Rev. H. S. Yerger, Thursdays with the Mallory Line at Fer- June 24-tf FRED W. HOYT & Co.
.- 'I nandina. If proper encouragement is given Port of Fernandina.
1 t 1 pastor. Services : at 11 a. m. and 8
1; : ; Messrs. Mallory & Co. they will put on a Select "Int rmediate School for
G : : :: p. m. ; prayer-meeting on Thursday evening double weekly service, leaving Fernandina Boys and Girls, IMPROVEMENT COMPANY.
"; ; ; i o'clock School at 4 and The May 12...... 0:00: A.M. 0:25: P. M.
: at 8 Sunday m. Tuesdays Thursdays.
; probably
} l X II and Ninth
importance of this does not need demonstration. Sunday, 13...... 0:50: 1:18" Corner of Ash streets. Circularson
i at the Methodist Church II II application.
t' ; : Services every Monday, 14.145 2:15 ,
j I : J t Lj i : Sunday at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Subject I have heard it many times stated that the Tuesday 15...... 2:39: II 3:09Wednesday II G. W. SCHUYLER. Fernandina, ,
U II received in Vocal and Instrumental
16...... 3:32" 4:01 Pupils .
: :
t' of the inside between
't : : for to-morrow "Is the navigation route,
morning sermon :
II Music and French. 50
and Jacksonville Thursday, 17...... 4:24": 4:52 Towns on R. R. Line
I Fernandina by
: : +;, .: : first or seventh day of the week the proper vessels, is entirely feasible. Fernandina sea-going bar Friday, 18....... 5:14: II 5:43 It Masonic.

: : ::' .: Sabbath? and how to keep it." Mr. A. A. has at high tide, they tell me, 17i feet of And Cedar Key.
I communications Amelia
; ', Robinson, the pastor, will preach at Old water, and it is confidently asserted that ENTERED. Regular LodgeNo.
; \ Town on-the same subject, at 3 o'clock in even deeper water than this can be had May 6-8. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, 47, F. & A. M., for the year 1883 : .
; tt I through the inside route." I have never I Savannah, with freight and passengers I I January 22. July 16.
t 'fi .:; the afternoon.I seen a hydrographical chart of the route-; i to J. A. Mercier. .. I February 19. August 13. Offers to Lessees and Purchasers a large
,I March 19. September 10.
7-8ch. Tom Williams Wheaton
has ?
who one ,
Island. .i
!r' I :h Truck-Farming on Amelia New York rock for April 16. October 15.
; jetties. number of the most eligible and desirable
I ; There are to be seen in our markets as .' 7-Sch. Andrew Nebinger, Smith, May 21. November 12. .
,.! of all descriptions raised of the handsome new buildings in Philadelphia wheels June 18. December 10. Lots suitable for Business for ;
: I"f: : : fin.e vegetables on Fernandina is the Catholic Convent, stand- ; car to December 27. Purposes, or
p ; "i I"; d'' this island, as can be found in section.In Transit Railroad.
: t; any ing upon the lots adjoining upon the east' 9-S. P. City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, At 7:30 p. m. Visiting brethren fraternally City or Suburban Residences,
; J : ;.' fact, we believe that our island possesses the beautiful Villalonga park and cemetery. Savannah; with freight and invited to attend.
i : :. I 1 great advantages for truck-farming. It is a symmetrical brick building three sengers to J. A. Mercier. J. E. WANDELL, W. M, UPON EASY TERMS.
: .. stories high, with mansard roof and cup 3la. C. H. BERG, Secretary.
; 1:: In celery and asparagus, especially,truck- 10-S. S. State of Texas, Risk, 1,542
The work was done by W. F. V. Scott, end New York Liberal Discounts Values allowed to
tons, freight and on
g '! i1 :. t fanners could nake very handsome profits. was completed in 1882. A chapel for ;the passengers, to R.W.; Southwick, Nassau Chapter No. 23, R. A. M.,holds its

', ?,3i 1 The soil here is peculiarly suited to both, sisters, however, is still in process of con- agent. regular convocations on Wednesday following parties engaged in manufacturing or indus-

:.. and with the usual prices received for as- struction. It stands at the northwest comer 11-S. P. City of Bridgeton,Fitzgerald, each regular communication of Ame-
"f.t: of the Convent building.Mr. i Savannah, with freight and lia Lodge, at 7:30 o'clock sharp. rial enterprises, who will erect on the prop-
in Northern markets 75 cents pas-
( paragus per Scott is one of the most generous and to J. A. Mercier Transient companions fraternally invitedto
t. : bunch, there money in it. gentle of men, an,"old bachelor," with none sengers, Agent. attend. W. F. SCOTT, H. P. erty purchased substantial improvementsfor

?t l Certain products seem adapted to particular of that person's proverbial ill-humor. ?He CLEARED. W. A. JONES, Secretary.
,' has long been a resident of Florida, and the 5-Sch.Acora,Cummings,New York; Honor. residence, or in which to conduct their
localities. The Bermudas raise onions Knights of
v, skill of his handicraft is permanently! attested Harrington ; lumber, by J. C.
_: '' -. as their principal crop ; Georgia has a special in sonie of the buildings Read. Weeapopka "Lodge, No. 2535, K. of H., business.
in; State. ptost.imrortant 5 Sch. C. G. Crammer meets the first and third Tuesday nights in
: j: aptitude for watermelons; Southern Florida the thrown Norbury, INDUCEMENTS TO MANUFACTURERS -
a'i excels in the raising of tomatoes; Marion and mortar into the frowning walls of Fprts Newark ; lumber, by Hilliard every month, at 8 o'clock.G. .
Jefferson and Taylor, the arsenal at Clu tta- & Bailey. N. SAUSSY, Dictator.W. .
.:, Alachua counties raise beans, squash and hoochee. and the convents at Key West and 7-City of Bridgeton, Fitzgerald, Savannah J. WOODWARD, Reporter. by exemption for a term of years from

d i; ;r tomatoes to perfection ; Middle Florida excels Fernandina. He greeted me as I came up with freight and pas- Legion of Honor. taxation, offered by the several cities and

- r t, in her potatoes and cabbage. the street, and invited me to go through:the sengers, by J. A. Mercier. Ponce de Leon CouncilxNo.; 922, A. L. of

s' r. We believe that if Amelia Island would building. I would not consent without per- 10-Sch. Post Boy, Gott, Port Lemon, H., meets the second and fourth Friday towns. Apply to

mission from the Mother Superior, and we Costa Rica; lumber, by Mizell nights in every month, at 8 o'clock. CHAS. W. LEWIS,
i\\\ devote
J itself to celery and asparagus, it went out into the. park and met her, a & Bro. .THEO STARBUCK, Commander.W. 1

: would be found to be a bonanza of wealth. pleasant French lady, working among;the 10-S. S. State of Texas, Risk, 1,542 J. WOODWARD, Secretary. p-Office cor.Beach & 7th sts.,Fernandina. ,



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