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Florida mirror
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Florida mirror (Fernandina, Fla.)
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Fernandina Fla
A.B. Campbell, Geo. Burnside
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May 19, 1883
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Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 30, 1878)-
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Editor: Geo. R. Fairbanks, <1887>.
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V. FERNANDIN FLA., SST' DAY, MAY 19, 1883. NO. 26. _

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STATE NEWS. superable) difficulties and objections to that | TIlE NATIONAL. CAPITAL. rooms of the House of Lords to take evidence NEW YORE ''

scheme. But it is with much pleasure I respecting the channel tunnel. A
call tle attention of your readers to an able considerable number of\engineers and "
gen- THE
Mr. and exhaustive editorial from the columnsof I tlemen interested in the undertaking ,at- DIET-
dealer last week purchased the improved : RESORT-NEW CIVIL SERVICE RULES THE DOG SHOW-NO CHANCE FOR
estate the Savannah News on the same subject, tended. Sir Edward Watkin was the first COURSING- "WORLD." '
place of Mr. A. Puskas, on the high and earnestly commend it, not only to their ] -TIlE STAR ROUTE TRIAL. witness called.
Mirror' He stated that in the pro- To the Editor of the Mirror .
south of Tallahassee. He is To \the Editor of the : t
hill one attention but to those who liv-
especially posed tunnel there would be a double line NEW YORK
to that there is \ WASHINGTON, May 11, 1883. May 12, 18S3.
shrewd enough see moneyin ing at a distance, unacquainted with the of rails, capable of allowing; a maximum of "Gentlemen said
The President has directed the a professor ofmetaphsics ,
real estate-that there is an
Leon county physical geography of our section, and igno- 250 trains each way per day. The speed to his class "if
demand for fine agriculturallands Bayd to begin the open-air concerts in the you wish to
increasing rant of what has already been done by the would be 45 miles an hour, so that the 22
study philosophy
must not eat
} House next you pota-
White grounds Saturday
knows that healthgivingclimate after-
he our I'I
and other
; Government impartial "
surveyors miles of the tunnel would be traversed in toes. He wished
the American nodn at half-past 5 o'clock-half hour thereby impress the
is unsurpassed engineers, might be led astray by the vaga- about 30 minutes. No company should influence of diet the
of later than heretofore and convenientfor upon workings the + ,
has been at more
he! looking some
continent ; ries of impractical and uninformed advo- have a monopoly, for as this was an inter- mind. No doubt the counsel for the
the fine ;the attendance of the pro-
of fertile soil- public. These
the productions our cates, such as those who have of late been j national work it should be a high road for ponents in the Stokes will which has
case, ?
daily shipped to Northern mar- concerts; have always be popular resorts,
vegetables the of citizens in Mo-
tickling ears. good everybody. Last year the total volume of the attention
occupied of the
not! because of the music which is surrogate for
and he has discovered that the desirable simply ,
kets, bile and New Orleans.In passenger between England and France was months have '
many weary a similar idea. ,
attractive bene h. the trees
locations around Tallahassee are being such a great work as this, it is not fora dodbly green 464,000, of which about two-thirds were It seems that while the late Mr. Stokes '
bought by new comers, and he has pur- moment be tolerated that the amid beautiful surroundings, but, after the and
to flippant English Americans, and one-third for- in business he used to send out for his

chased a place which, with enterprise and a generalities of non-professional engineers manner of gregarious humanity, everybody eigners, but he believed that in a year after lunch to an adjoining restaurant day.

reasonable outlay of money-both of which should before the unexamined likes to go where everybody else goes, and every
go public or the construction of the tunnel that would The lawyers have found the waiter who

he possesses-can in a few years be made one unrebuked ; and it is, therefore, as an anti wel-dressed people collect on these occasions have swollen to 4,500,000. The saving in used to bring him in his lunch. ;'

of the loveliest spots in the environs of the dote the of malevolent principally to look at each other,
to extraordinary farrago time between London and Paris would be that he always brought the bill of fare first
He has already mapped out amj, as no :seats:; are furnished, the crowd
capital city. nonsense which has lately appeared in two hours, but in the case of,goods it would when Mr. Stokes would study it carefully
his plans for further improving the place, connection with the that I ask being compelled to remain standing, beautiful -
subject youto amount to days and even a week, as the and then almost day conclude by ,
and will put out a variety of choice fruit the admirable article from the dres8es are displayed to the best ad- every !
republish continuity of the traffic could be maintained ordering either fried or stewed oysters. It !

trees, including pears, peaches, prunes, etc. Savannah News. vantage.
weather. Not
unimpeded by tempestuous looks
much if these
very as lawyers meantto
into the future, he has discovered There is scarcely a road leading in any f
Looking The clearheaded editor of the New York
only would the tunnel attract passengers by find in this fondness of the gentleman for 1.

that our new hotels, the completion of the (Sun, in a recent article (published also in direction from Washington that does not saving in time and comfort, but it would oysters, even out of the "R" months!:, proof
affifrd attractive drive but the Soldiers'H03ue
Pensacola & Atlantic Railroad, giving us an ,
your columns), readily detected the faults also have a tendency to cheapen the journey, that his mind was unbalanced. Rich old
through rapid transit to all points West and and merits of the two schemes and Park is the favorite resort, not only
unhesitatingly because wherever there was a large trade gentlemen, with a horde of expectant heirs,
of the Thomas- for stylish equipages but also for unpretentious -
Northwest, and the building
pronounced on the potent towards reductionof
developed a tendency a can therefore not be too careful about their I
ville Tallahassee & Gulf Railroad, furnish- turnouts. After 5 o'clock in the afternoon -
superiority of the "barge" o\'erthe "ship"canal : freights prevailed. If the tunnel were I diet, otherwise the lawyers will utilize every

ing a direct short line to the commercial The writer in the Savannah News the road to these beautiful grounds is not made, the traffic from America to the little peccadillo as a tool to ruin their posthumous -

centres of the North and West, are bound to with more local knowledge and evidently thronged with vehicles of.every description, Continent through England would, undoubtedly reputations.The .

be factors in drawing the attentionof which just at this season raise a continuous
potent intimately acquainted with the subject in become less and less, and would change in the detective force, remov,1;
clod of dust three miles in General ;
to the hill sec- length.
thousands prospectors
hand, produces even more irrefragible ar- go to the Continental ports direct. Puttingit ing all ward detectives from jurisdiction
tion of Florida. These connections will Stu3-gis, governor of the.Soldiers' Home, has
in favor of it. Let then ,
us hope
; at a very moderate estimate the exist- of the captains and district inspectors, and
of the travel to and opened the park to the public on Sundays, ,
turn a large percentage that the concessionaires. of the "Atlantic and ence of the tunnel would add $5 to the making them directly responsible to the '
from the State through the picturesqueregion ail f last Sunday was opening day. On
Canal of the
Mississippi Barge one most value of every ton of merchandise crossingthe Chief of the Detective Bureau, Inspector
of Middle Florida, and many of them valuable and held trus- Sundays heretofore Judge This-and-That
practicable ever by channel. The United Kingdom had imports -
and Byrnes, will not be productive of much ofa i
will stop at the pleasant towns along the tees for a public benefit, will recognize that .. General So-and-So were allowed the and exports to the extent of $3,500- result. Byrnes is too good a policeman to
& Western Rail- freedom of the park, but the laborer whose
line of the
fact and the desirability of,ut once commencing
000,000; nearly all the raw material for our seriously interfere with the captain's games, .
halt in this favored onl;' leisure comes on Sunday was debarred
road. they
the of which is
I operations, success manufactures and about half our food sup- in drawing tribute from dubious houses and
will be with all the attractive recitation in these exclusive grounds. Leav-
section they pleased assured, not the unbiased
already only on
and for mercantile
ply came by sea, a na- other sources. Of course the captains did
surroundings. The welcome they ing; the gates ajar for plebeian as well as
of the
authority most distinguished en- tion this was a most perilous position to be
not like the change, and protested,but prac-
the hands of the soil patician: is one step in the right direction,
receive at our people, gineers who, having carefully examined all
= in. What would be the effect upon us for tically the extent of their perquisities will
old hotels broad winding but:the National Capital lacks much of w
climate yet
grand the feasible routes and verified the calcula-
one year if we lost control of the sea ? The remain the same. All that Byrnes wants is,
and lakes, clear being an ideal Republican city. The Congressional -
valleys, large magnificent tions of former pronounced the
surveyors terrible results: of a blockade were seen dur- that if anything happens in a precinct in
running streams, and the numerous other line from St. Marys, on the Anlantic to St. Library, National Museum, Bo-
ing the American civil when becauseno
war. the of a larceny a robbery, a murder a
way .
natural that tend to make a tanfcal Gardens, Patent Office, and
advantages i Marks, on the Gulf, as preeminently the best, many
cotton could be brought here million
a of he be
swindle etc. moment
home and desirable! in the garden oth r places where the working people could may apprised -
pleasant but also by the vast pecuniary aid and resources -
and half of reduced
a people were practi- of it at once. Hitherto cases of mo
spot of the State, will induce many of themto which will be placed at their disposal obtain information, are still closed on Sun-
t cally to a state of pauperism. From a com- ment have frequently been kept in a precinct -
locate in the New Florida. A grand day .
during the developmentofthe simplestyet
mercial point of view this was a most vital and tinkered the ward detectives
by -
boom for Middle Florida is coming, and it greatest improvement ever made on this .Tle. new-civil seryict&4le ..have, been re- ,
question affecting England. If such a contingency until werespoiled.and then theaidof
will not be very long getting here. It is not continent. A. C. visl1i, approved, and have at last receivedthe they
happened, yet in alliance with the Central Office was called in. Prompt
in the power of man, or any combination of St. Marys, Ga., May, 1883. signature of the President. In the formin
France could hold the channel tunnel
we action will be insured by the new system. I
to its onward We are they have been promulgated
men, stay progress. ----------- --- theyare
and he could not imagine England at war The show this week has been the
not a bit selfish in this matter. There are TIlE SANTA FE CANAL. {twenty-two in number. The commissioners dog I
with France and all the other Powers at the which with
event to everybody, ,
any pretense
millions of acres of land our will leave Washington in a few days i
same time. With respect to defensive workshe at all to be considered as belonging
great State, and we want to see them teem- COMPLETION OF THE WORK, AND THE TOWN for the purpose of establishing examining .
proposed that a great fort be constructed either to the the fashionable
sporting or
ing with happy and prosperous people. We FROM WHICH IT STARTS. boaids in all the large cities. They expectto
answering three purposes : guarding the world had to The attendance
want all Florida to prosper and bloom as WALDO, FLA., May 9, 1883. hive; their bureau in this city in working go. was very i
m0.1 th of the tunnel and defending the large, and the show was the best ever held
one vast panorama of orange groves, pear Probably these gleamings from this por- order: about the first week in June. The

orchards, truck gardens, stock farms, rice tion of Florida will be interesting to some, work has been so divided that each commissioner harbors of Dover and Folkestone. The cost in this country. The entries numbered no ,
: of this would be borne by the constructors
less than 1,133. The special feature of the
and and the whole inter- at least of the readers of
sugar plantations, many your paper, is assigned to a district. Mr. :
of the tunnel. The tunnel itself should be
spersed with thriving towns and cities, and as it pertains to local progressive matters in Eatifn will take the principal Eastern citiesN show was the large representation of St.
made by private enterprise,because wouldbe
Bernards. There is no denying it. This
the numerous industries in the absence of this section. The most important event on w York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and
and the docket here is the completion of the done at one-half the cost, and in about species has become fashionable, and Lady
which of her varied valuable
many resources Boston. Mr. will
Gregory to
go Chicago one-third or one-fourth the time the
Santa Fe canal. This enterprise has beenin gov-
Florence Dixie's escapade in London has
are undeveloped, and in a measure the course of operation for several years, Milwaukee, Buffalo Detroit, Toledo and ernment would take, but it should after-

worthless. Let all work together for the under varying circumstances of success and otheV lake cities, and Mr. Thoman to St. wards be taken over by the nation. The cost given it a further boom. Ladies seem to

would be $15,000.000, exclusive of the sidings be the of such dogs and it was j E,
development of Florida, knowing no east, failure. The work, it seems, was attended Lou$*, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Kansas City, owners ,
and the
two The
approaches. proposalwas
with stupendous difficulties, which could amusing to see a little woman being dragged
south, middle or west, and if the real estate not have been reasonably conjectured. The New Orleans and other cities in the Southwest to work the tunnel with compressed air
along by a chain, to which one of these
men of Jacksonville any other section- engineers, managers and directors of this Each commissioner will take with engines.:

desire to take a hand, and share in the. enterprise well merit the praise and commendation him!an assistant! detailed from one of the Sir Frederick Bramwell then showed the huge monsters was attached. It was ex-

honors and of the development of j which they are the recipients of practicability of constructing the tunnel. pected that one of the results of the show
profits departments here who has
already servedon
for their untiring efforts and persistent He had two plans for ensuring its complete
energy would be the establishment of a coursingclub
Middle Florida, we say come, and welcome. and skill manifested for the completionof examining boards, and is familiar with defence. First, by the construction at the

The field is long, broad and inviting, the this important industry. The advantagesto the ivork. The examining boards in the English end of a customhouse stationprotected which would give the greyhound an

work will be pleasant and profitable, and be derived by this thoroughfare will be cities; will be selected from in the by massive iron gates, between which opportunity of resuming his proper position 1 I
of vast importance as it will afford facilities persons the train would be stopped until it could be The advocate \ i''
easy as a sporting dog. principal
must be done in the harvest time. Make
in those cities and
for travel and transportation of examinationswill examined. These gates would: act by hy-

ready for the harvest or step aside!: and let freight to a section of country which has :;not be held oftener than twice a year. draulic pressure, and would resist any force, of the sport was a Brooklyn gentleman,

willing workers advance with the boom.- been almost isolated and disconnected from Mr. Xeim's name has been withdrawn at explosive or otherwise, which could be who had a dog and a bitch at the exhibi- '

railroad communications. The town of brought against them. The second plan of tion. As he failed to get a prize, however,

Floridlan. _____-__ _____ Waldo, where the canal commences, is his rjwn request, and Mr. Charles Lyman, defence would be by flooding the tunnel. he lost all interest in the sport,and thus the .

RAILROAD NOTES. quite attractive and in a prosperous condi- chief clerk of the treasurer's office, has been After examining several models of the

tion. It can truly be called a LaVilla, as it appointed> chief examiner of the civil service works the committee adjourned. Sir Ed- matter has fallen through again. ,,

lies nestled among orange groves and the ward Watkin invited the committee to inspectthe The World has at last been sold, Jay
I commission the
on recommendation of the
Monday afternoon a special train arrived ,. evergreen foliage of varied fruit trees, vines, works both on the English and Gould having grown tired of newspaper

with three carloads of iron, followed on shrubberv and flowers indigenous to the climate com Q1i sioners. French sides. proprietorship. The price which Pulitzer is

Tuesday by six more car-loads. The cars of Florida. The orange culture in this With characteristic caution the Presidentis said to have paid for it is $400,000. I am

of vicinity is rapidly increasing under favora- nift hasty in filling the vacant commis- TIlE STORM KING'S FURY. creditably informed, however, that the actual -
were unloaded at once at the depot the ble Some industries in
prospects. new veg- siom hip of internal revenue. Upon a price was no more than $175,000. Mr.
Florida Southern,and work was commenced etable planting have been opened and car- FURTHER PARTICULARS FROM THE TRACK OF Pulitizer is a live man and an energetic .'
ried on successfully proving that the soil of Secretary Folger, Mr. THE GREAT CYCLONE.
Thursday to place the grade in good condi- journalist. He means to make the World a

tion and laying the iron that is now on and climate are: well adapted to the produc- Knot, comptroller of currency, has been CHICAGO May 15.-A special dispatch from thorough American newspaper, and there is

hand. tion of them. Some shipments of Englishpeas designated to act as commissioner of internal Sturgis, Mich., yesterday says: "A cyclone no doubt that he will succeed.
The road has been and
graded cross- and Irish
potatoes were the
among struck here from the southeast
tied for some time to within two miles of first received in the Northern market, Mr. revenue for ten days, that being the legal through the outskirts of the city and sweep- List of Letters

Lake A. T. Lee, of your city, being the producer.A linii |of such an appointment. Prominent in its which ,
Weir, and with a little working will ing everything path, was half a Remaining in the Post-Office Fernandina (I-
be for the shipment of a fine specimen of luscious amoig: the many applicants for the placeare mile wide. Chancey Gilman, a farmer, liv- '
ready Major Conant, who peaches was made this morningby Mr. Forest the names of, Julius Caesar Burrows of ing two miles from here,sought shelter with Nassau county, Florida,May 19, 1883. !
was in the city Tuesday, informed us that We are glad to have the of ,
pleasure his three children in a barn, which was Persons calling for these letters. must say ')
with the iron now on hand here and at Pa- noting these enterprising: industries, as itis a Michigan, and Ben Butterworth, of Ohio, carried away and all four killed. George advertised: I

latka, and what is being loaded aboard part of Florida deserving more considerationof Ohio but as they havebeen mentioned as Rugan's house and barn were wrecked and :'
Brown Mrs. Chas. 2 Newman Mrs. A.
notice than has been given it.-A. T. L. .
for that has his The
every vacancy oc- family severely injured. cyclonewas
schooners in New York, there will be enoughto in Savannah News. Butler, Lizzie Price Nancy
the heaviest hail and
curr<|l in the public service since their retirement accompanied by Cooper, Charley Quigley, James M.
extend the road to Leesburg. The work rain and the most vivid lightning ever witnessed -

will be pushed through at once until com- The Orange Ridge Echo is the title of a from Congress, the hungry crowdof here." Chaffee, Thomas Robinson Betsey-

candidates do look Briggs, W. B. Roberts. Richard D.
pleted. The iron that will be laid is of forty new weekly paper published at Volusia not upon as MACON, Mo., May 15.-The cyclone of Evans, Rose :M. E. Richold, Hannah

pound bars, much heavier than that now county. The initial number is very credita- formidable competitors.In Sunday night left the business part of the Eliot, James Simmons, John
the star route trial the town comparatively uninjured. The loss, Alice Swann James
closing argument Epps, A.
ble and
in matter The
used. The long talk of the Florida Southern appearance. thriving
for the defense have begun. Thereare however, will reach $100,000. Three personsare Higgin,Lizzie Souber, Emma
people about what they intend doing community in which it is located will no known to have been killed, namely, Hallsen, I. Smith, Ricbel I

has at last been put into execution,and now doubt give it a hearty welcome, although sEven of the counsel to speak, and eachis Mrs. E. Barta. Mrs. John Clarkson and Howell, Henry Slake, Rev. Ezra A."

likfely to speak four or five days. Colonel Charles Ross. The injured are being cared Hunter, Thomas Suber, Worron
it can, be relied on as work and less talk- they are already: well supplied with the
Bob ,Jngersoll is to make the closing argu- for, and ample relief is being provided by King, Mrs.Leech Smith, Catherine
Ocala Banner. Agriculturist, favorably known throughoutthe the citizens. Mrs. J. F. Swann, James A.

State as an excellent agricultural and menBarnum's INDIANAPOLIS, IND., May 15-A cycloneof Lang, Silliar Thompson Frank

THE FLORIDA CANAL.To family paper. circus has been the popular considerable magnitude passed south of Love, Faney Taller, Bill

the Editor of the Mirror: amusement; .of the week, and 'Jumbo's re- this city last night, damaging telegraph lines :Mullen, James B. Wright, Jannie

I offer no apology for againreferring to The .New York Herald of the 16th an- cepti ns have eclipsed those political and and other property. At South port both the Meynardie, Alice Weal), leser
official. Methodist and Presbyterian Churches were Moore, Thomas B. Webber, Joleny
this important subject. In your last issue nounces the failure of the well-known fruit j demolished, and several farm houses in the Miller, Priscella .

you drew attention to the notice of the incorporation house in New York of Maxfield & Co., who .I THE CHANNEL TUNNEL. vicinity were badly wrecked. HELD FOR POSTAGE:

of a company," by whom it have been for several years largely engagedin To the Editor of the Mirror: CAIRO, ILL., May 15.-Last night a hail Johny Murphy, Waynesville, Ga.

is the Florida fruit business. Among the :,1 storm at Mound City did considerable dam- :
proposed to carry out the ill-digested pro- ; LONDON, April 25. 1883. NO OFFICE: -
I to window lights, etc. Some of the
ject called the "Ship Canal," and briefly preferred creditors are named Mr. J.A. Har- Yesterday, the joint committee of Lords age stones measured nine inches in circum- Steve, Brown, No. 4, Johnson Station. '

pointed out the many (and insane cases in- ris and others, of Marion county. and Commons met in one of the committee ference and weighed six and a half ounces SAM'L T. 'RIDDELL;P. M. i I

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It.. fIj, ': l: MY MO TIIER. ;,' made his own selections, and finally showed the crowd on the platform to a man who sir." It is no use attempting to escape. Mr. La-
'" >. : ri away in his breast pocket some very choice was walking'about under the clock. It may only be another trick." suggested mont. will you remain here a moment,
JI i ;1 : Oh for the olden davs! specimens. Having transacted his business, "Went by the 5 o'clock express, sir; Mr. Lamont. please while I fetch a constable?"
: .. :it : Those were the golden day*-" be stayed chatting a few minutes witl Mr. booked for Exeter, and took a small valise," "You're quite right, sir.. said the detec- Mr. Lamont by no means relished this ar-
: I .i : Days that have fled. Lamont, chiefly upon the agreeable topic of the man was saying as Mr. Lamont hurriedup. tive, condescendingly. Perhaps:: it is. But rangement, which took him completely bv
i' ). Oh for the mother love! the large profit that would accrue from the we shall soon find out. Here is the hotel. surprise, but before !he could say anything
; : .... Earth has no other love commission on hand and then took his de- "Confound it I"1! (Just minute late," mut- The portals of the Rose and Crown, whichis the detective had disappeared, taking the
,. : M. ;w, \Vorthinitsstead. parture, remarking that he should J30t be tered the inspector. "You must have let one of the principal hotels were still hospitably precaution to double lock the door behind
\ I'I i,;! able to get further on his journey i than him see you'he.added8harply. open and inspector, bidding Mr. him.Mr.
.i ,!:t :: Still! as it seems to me, Exeter that night but !hoped to be back in Well, sir, I told you Lbeheve he twiggedme Lamont await him outside, immediately en- Lamont was greatly startled at being
;, r in Hatton Garden said the man. tered the vestibule and commenced confidential left tete-a-tete with
1, ,'n Comes she in dreams to me.-;' town the next evening. a a desperate man in the
a ':' And her soft hands Another customer claimed Mr. Lanjont's "No doubt, and guessed you would fol conversation with a portly waiter, position of Mr. Abrams who stood eyeing
;;w. .:-:,'; 'J i .. Comb my bair for me, attention the instant young Benlevi left low. See the 'cuteness of him, sir?" said who was dozing over a newspaper in a chairat him with a very unfriendly countenance
r i Y,.1' ) With tender care for me him, so that for the next half hour lip had the detective, in a tone of admiration, turn- the foot of the staircase. Apparently Fortunately the thief was a little man
:" :'' I Fashion its strands. no leisure to think any more of the niatter. ing to )Ir. Lamont. To put us off the Meary soon succeeded in ingratiating him- while Mr. Lamont though stout and elder
.t. .;, .. .:. 1" When he was alone again he proceeded to scent he takes the same route as the real self with this individual, for, after chattingwith ly, stood nearly six feet high ; a circum-
.;, \ ;: A Is love a pain to me? make the necessary entry of the transactionin gent was to have taken." him in an amicable manner for a min- stance which, no doubt, told immensely in
i.. j' : Friendship in vain to me? his day-book, and during this occupationit "Are you sure it was this-this man ute or two, he made a sign for Mr. Lamontto his favor in the awkward situation in which
,\ : ;:: 1 :, J' Barren life's way? crossed his mind, curiously enough, that Abrams ?" interposed Mr. Lamont, breath- enter. he was placed. Whatever)Jr. Abrams' nat-
::" : :. ::, Sorrow she shares with me, if some clever scamp had succeeded i in personating lessly, addressing the inspector's subordi- "It's all right, sir" said the detective. ural impulse may have been, he apparently
y .'' k';\" I Whispers at prayers with me, Michael Benlevi he would! have nate. He has put up here." abandoned the idea of making a personal
J ,, ti ,'!,: ;,! God bless my child !I" made a splendid haul. It was a mere passing Oh, quite certain, sir!I" replied the man, Had a light supper and went up to bed attack, for, after impudently staring at his
Ki i "I t reflection, arising from the magnitudeof touching his cap. almost directly," said the waiter to Mr. La- companion for a few moments, he abruptly
,4 j : 'f, Sings like the birds to me. the figures he was engaged in inscribing, Then why the deuce did you let him escape mont, with an air of mystery. turned his back upon him and seated him-
f' : ': Speaks loving words to me, and nothing was further from his tlcought you?" cried Mr. Lamont, beside him- I What is the number of his room ?" inquired self in a chair in front of the fireplace. Asa

(\ ." ; ,:t Covers my bed ; than a serious suspicion of the kind. ;But it self with dismay and vexation."I the inspector, in an insinuating tone, piece of bravado, he proceeded to light a
i1,' II :'r' Oh I have need for her! certainly was an ominous coincidence that had no orders," returned the man, as he slipped a sovereign into the man's cigar, and disposed himself comfortablv,but
'I :!:i:'. My heart doth plead for her- while he was thus occupied, a clerk ehtered i glancing at the inspector, "and no warrant.I hand. inelegantly with his heels upon the mantel
l-v. 7; :? '1 Mother dead the room and laid upon his desk 4 card I didn't know what he had been up to any "Well, it's No. 32, on the second floor." shelf above his head in the approved Amer-
> (" "' ,'jt bearing the name of Inspector Mearyof) the more than I do now." returned the waiter. Do you want to see ican fashion.Mr. .
7r't : K'1:, ', .J What are life's thorns to her? Metropolitan Detective Police. i "No, sir, it wasn't his fault," said the in- him?" Lamont was both relieved and amazedat
\ -t':'".;", i Life's sunless morns to her? Bless my soul !exclaimed Mr. Lamont, spector. It's a pity we were late, though. Yes. This gentleman and I will go up the man's coolness, but never for a
moment -
r t1). Moons that must wane? nearly jumping out of his chair; police= Now the question is, what is to be done? Of stairs to his room, if you have no objec- relaxed his watchfulness. He felt too
t :-' l :\. ; Spring has no breath for her, inspector! What can he want with ne1" course, what you want, sir is to get back tion," said the inspector commencing to as- ill at ease even to congratulate himself at
a I .;" I Autumn no death for her, He ordered the inspector to be shown in, the stones. If i it was only arresting him, a I cend. having recovered his property and eagerly
u. : :.,:f' Lights are in vain. and the next moment was confronted by a telegraph down the,line would do the trick. i The waiter looked doubtful for a moment longed to be released from his unpleasant
i' 'if "::1f little, brisk, gray-haired man in a ;tweed But we want to lay hold of those diamonds, but.. as the detective gave him no position. Meanwhile the minutes dragged
What are my prayers to her? suit who gave him a sort of military salute and Moss is such a 'cute card that I don't time to protest, he placidly resumed his seat slowly on, and Mr. Abrams continued to
.:t : rr 'h f '. '.h" '', Cumbersome cares to her? and stood at attention. Had he not. Known like trusting the job to country hands, and and his newspaper. smoke placidly, entirely ignoring his anxi-
rl : She is at rest; his Mr. Lamont : that's the truth." '* Mr.
t .: "t: what he was from card Now, sir said Inspector Meary to ous guardian. After the lapse of nearly a
.. \ >"'. Roses bloom over her. would have taken the detective for ii pros- There is an express on the Great Western Lamont, as they hurried up the stairs, you quarter of an hour, he startled Mr. Lamont
':.: :: t Snow-blossonis cover her, perous petty tradesman or a small farmer{ inhis at 5:37," suggested the man. stick close to me, for he may show fight, by suddenly givingan angry jerk at the bell,
." ; ",' :; Earth on her breast. holiday attire, so extremely unprofessional "To Exeter? That will do us," said the and I shall want your assistance." which he could reach without rising from

f .. I ',1 / Down the was his appearance. | i inspector briskly. We shall probably ar- "Hadn't we better ask the waiter come his seat. While Mr. Lamont was uneasily
.;4-jit': Sorrowful through dreary years, "Are you-is this your card ?" inquired: rive almost as soon as he. I think you had with us, then ?" suggested Mr. Lamont, wondering what the man's object was,there
J ,:. t Hears she weary years?, Mr. Lamont doubtfully' Inspector Mary?" better come with me sir," he added, turn- rather uncomfortable at the prospect."I came a knock at the door."W1o .
Are her hands my cry Yes, sir. Excuse my coming tjo the ing to Mr. Lamont. think we can tackle him between us," is that ?"shouted Mr. Abrams over
:,i And her holding me? point," said the little man, speaking in a By all means ; certainly," said Mr. La- said the inspector with cheerful confidence. his shoulder.
r f. arms folding! me? mont, cheered up by the detective's confi- "Now, sir, this is the corridor. Tread as "
i +l' :)k Is she still nigh ? sharp incisive tone which compelledattention. Chambermaid, sir was the answer.
"> \" 9't' Fact is, one of my men reports he dent tone and ; but I doubt if we lightly as you can. How far off is the police station ?"
't : ", Sees she my yearning tears- saw a party coming out of your ofliJe half can get to Paddington" in half an hour." The two conspirators crept along the passage "About 100 yards, sir,just over the way,"
We must., said the inspector, emphati- on tiptoe till they reached the door
w. Pitiful, burning tears? an hour ago. He is got ups uncommon was the astonished reply.
+r' *: From heaven's height smart, with no end of jewelry: j cally, and, after exchanging a few hurried bearing the number they were in search of. Send for a constable and ask him to
: Y, : Comes she to talk with me, That must have been young )If. Ben words with hisassistant, he led the way backto With his finger on his lips the detective step round immediately. Do you hear?"
: ,;, f Stealthily walk with me levi, a customer of mine," said Mr. L mont, the cab again."Supposing gave a peremptory knock and tried the han- "Yes, sir.'
t ,
: : : f he gets out at some station dle. The door, however, was locked on the "And-here Have du-
r t 'f/i', ,;. Morning and night! feeling vaguely uneasy. stay. you got a
short of Exeter, shall have our journeyfor inside. "
9. we plicate key to this room?
know him then sir? sajd the
: ": -;,; Ah as it seems to me. Oh. you rather, crestfalle, Ididn't nothing," observed: Mr. Lamont, as they "Who is there?" inquired a voice cau- i "Yes, sir; the housekeeper has."
::1i,': ... These are not dreams to me; inspector think looking could have beeji mis- started oil "The train probably stops at tiously. "Give it to the constable when he arrivesso
; man
my "
:f. Still thou art here, taken. However, there is no harm! done. two or three places. "Boots, sir, returned the detective, witha that he may let himself in." said Mr.
I've thought of that replied Inspector wink at Mr. Lamont '
.beside Abrams, calmly.Mr. .
me, my
'f J't! Whatever Walking betide me Considering who the party was-as man Meary. He may do so, of course but I A footstep was heard advancing, and the Lamont was simply aghast with
the nature business
: I ;) imagined-and your ,
: don't think he will. You he no doubt squared his shoulders and
;l Mother most dear. around in- see inspector pre- amazement at this dialogue. The man'simpudence
: do less than acid
i : :. I couldn't step
6: :Y'It!! anticipated that a telegram may be sent .pared to force his way in directly the door was astonishing. What did he

,( '. 1 F. ; 'N. When life's "good-night" to me quire.Stay !" said :Mr. Lamont as the detective! down the line after him, and if so, a sharp was opened. The' instant the key turned in mean by deliberately sending for a con-
I ; \ lookout would be at the intermediate the lock he seized the handle and the next
I Heralds new light to me. I there i. stable? Mr. Lamont could hardly believe
''i '; took up his hat. I- -perhaps may stations. He would know his best chance moment he had unceremoniously thrust
; In the unknown, after all I sincerely his: senses, and stared at the prisoner open-
: }. :: Unending bliss for me be something wrong The truth ,is tliouglj that would be to stick to the train and trust to himself into the room, followed by Mr. La- mouthed. The latter, however, moved
: .;,t' Shall be thy kiss for me, hope not.himself \'oungMr. the crowd and the darkness to escape at Exeter mont. neither hand nor foot and continued to
i i', ,' :', ,. !i 'r,. Mother, my own. Benlevi I have known was his a father stranger for! me, in case he should be waited for." Mr. Abrams was evidently most disagree- fumigate the room with his cigar. Mr. La-
though many "
,II, '. ,1'I' / \ "Exeter is a large place, isn't it? demanded ably surprised at this nocturnal visit. He mont could not help feeling rather small
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THE BENLEVI years."A stranger !I" said the detective :Jrvl '. Mr. Lamont, uneasily. If he gets was half undressed and, apparently, had though he scarcely knew why. This vague
ti N t' ; DIAMONDS.i there before us as he probably will, we
t.i is that been about to retire to rest with a comfortable sentiment of humiliation aroused his ire
all I
Well man saw
can say my "
little :Moss Abrams the cleverest f roguein shan't have much chance of finding him. sense of security. lIe turned pale when against Inspector Meary. What did he
a "f' Mr. Lamont. the diamond merchant off London coming out of_ your place not Well, I never like to boast, especially' in he saw the detective, and looked inclined to mean by deserting him in this fashion, and
:f ,t fl Hatton Garden, felt rather uneasy in his half an hour ago, got up no enl i of a dealing with such a downy card as Dandy'Moss show fight, but finding that he had to deal why on earth was he so long in procuring
'I' .\' mind at a request contained in a letter which swell." but I flatter myself that I can affordto with two persons he no doubt reflected assistance?
:: ,J,'.:., he received one morning from customer, in Good heavens Then do you rely be- give an hour's start to a man in the pro- that discretion was the better part of valor. Mr. Lamont's speculations were inter-
v .4 3; i ; Birmingham. Mr. Benlevi, a highly I respectable lieve I've been imposed upon ?" exclaimed vinces, especially" to such a one-eyed downas He was wonderfully self-possessed, but on rupted by the welcome sound of voices and
'<;:l r r dealer with whom he had done business Mr. Lamont almost in a whisper. { Exeter, said tfcfe inspector, with an air beholding. Lamont he could not refrain footsteps in the corridor, the measured tread
f ,corni; "Well, that depends what he came for," of calm superiority.Mr. from giving vent to an exclamation of of a constable being clearly distinguishable.
'.. : missioned by a wealthy peer to procure for returned the detective. J Lamont was so much impressed by amazement. Mr. Abrams now arose from his seat, and
t' .':if+' him, on approval, some tine brilliants for a Gracious goodness Why, he has parried the detective's shrewdness and quiet, busi- What you here!" he muttered. leaned against the mantel shelf facing the
'r ""J; ] pendant which his lordship proposed to present off !7,000 worth of diamonds cried l+Ir. La- ness-like tone, that he began to feel hopefulof Yes, Moss, we're both here." said the room.
: "i : to his wife on her birthday. So far, of mont., unable to resist any longer th6 force recovering his valuable property. During inspector, cheerfully, as he closed: the door "Come in," he cried, in answer tc a
; ,; /t course, the communication was the reverse of his foreboding. their rapid drive to the other terminus, he behind him. Glad to see us, eh?" knock. Have you got the key ? The door
.oJ' : of disagreeable ; in fact, Mr. Lamont saw Then Moss has been at his olds' tricks gave Inspector Meary full particulars of the "Who the devil are you ?" blustered Mr. is locked."
'," with infinite satisfaction the prospect of again," said the detective calmly.! "It's interview with the soi-disant Mr. Benlevi, Abrams turning fiercely on the detective. A moment afterward a police sergeant appeared -
: i, making a handsome profit. But Mr. Ben- him and no mistake; just the sort of game and wound up by voluntarily offering a reward "You've a wonderful short memory for followed by a small crowd of waiters
I ',;. levi went on to say that his son and partner, he excels in. Fortunately my man I lad>! his of !500 if the jewels were returned to faces, my man," replied the detective, quite and chambermaids who congregated in the
'I: Michael Benlevi, would call for the stones, suspicions, and kept his eye on him.t tJoss him intact. The detective, while disclaiming unperturbed. "However, I know you very doorway and peered curiously into the
: ;> : I,'. and take them with him down to Devonshire took a cab and directed the driver th take the necessity for any such stimulus, well. If you are too proud to recognize me room.
1 ; ': where his lordship happened to be him Waterloo Station and I seht my seemed So hihlv...con_" gratified at--- the-- -- amount nn -,,-- of,-- why. _I _ain't.n _; particular:* No. sir : I was told somebody in this
... t.., '! r 'I.' staying at the time. Mr. Benlevi explained man on there after him in case of accident. the suggested honorarium that it was evident What is the meaning of this Mr. La room sent for a constabIerpli.l;; the
:: r ,. : that: he wished to introduce his son to the I will go down there myself," he jidded, he fully expected to earn it. This cir- mont ?" said Mr. Abrams, turning to the officer, looking curiously from one to the
: 'i-" \ : : notice of his lordship, and thought this taking out his watch and moving fco the cumstance Mr. Lamont regarded as a favor- merchant with an air of injured innocence. other.
H.;.' ,;,:, :; would be a favorable opportunity. door. i able omen and he therefore looked forwardto Come, Moss, it wpn't, do, yon know !" Did you ever hear of Inspector Meary, of

,i,.: !' : ,!! Now, Mr. Lament's! uneasiness did not Let me come with you," cried Mr. La- the result of their expedition with an said the inspector grinning. the Metropolitan Detective Force?" inquired -
', :{' J '';': .: arise from the least mistrust of his old customer mont eagerly. I-I could not remain here amount of excitement which effectually This is Inspector Meary. of the detective Mr. Abrams, with a sneering glanceat
:,, :, t r..: '! Mr. Benlevi, in whose integrity he in suspense. Good Lord Why, the rascal banished despair.Mr. police" interposed Mr. Lamont. who Mr. Lamont.
; ': 'r had complete confidence ; but he did not has gone off with a small fortune t Lamont and This companion reachedthe could hardly speak from suppressed excite- No, sir ; I don't believe there i is such a
:,' t\ Ii' quite like the idea of intrusting valuables to I'm afraid it is your own fault, sir; Great Western terminus just in time to ment. "I demand that you deliver up im- person,"' said the sergeant.
I f. ,,. a person he had never set eyes on. Young though, for that matter, you need siot be catch the train and the inspector beguiledthe mediately the diamonds which you ob- "Of course there isn't,"' returned Mr.
i l! x:,, Benlevi was a stranger to him-in fact, till ashamed of having been done by Ifandy" tedium of the long railway journey by tained from me under false pretenses." Abrams with a laugh. *' Doesn't it begin to
''"! : I 111: that moment, he had not been aware of his :Moss, as he is called." said the defective. giving lively account of Mr. Moss Abram's Yes Moss, there's such a place as 'And- strike you that you've been made a great
f; ; ', existence. He would have preferred sending Come, be quick sir." ? career and antecedents. Had the diamond over" said the detective, facetiously. fool of, Mr. Lament?" r.
t't 'r the diamonds through the post in a :Mr. Lamont, with feverish haste, bundledhis merchant been a disinterested listener, the "This is-this is absolute nonsense," observed Good heavens !f"* cried the diamond mer-
:f ,r' registered letter, in which case he would be private ledger into a safe, locked lip the recital would have been amusing for Mr. Mr. Abrams, angrily. Mr. Lamont, chant, who for some moments past had sat '
: ; :.r' ", > insured against loss by the floating policy drawers of his desk, and few minutcti! after Meary had a vein of dry humor which made you know who I am." in his chair with a ludicrous expression of
:, ;, ;:. ;:i' which he always kept on foot. By parting ward took his seat in a hansom by the side him a very effective story-teller; but under "Yes. That is just why we came after bewilderment. Is it possible you are really
4?? ,i with the stones in any other way he would of the detective, who ordered the driver to the circumstances Mr. Lamont was quite you," laughed the detective. )Michael Benlevi, and that the detectivewas
t : ,' I ) 1 lose the benefit of the insurance-for instance use his best speed. *)< distressed to hearso many striking!instancesof h I am Michael Benlevi," said the man the thief?"
t j.f:: if he handed them to the wrong per.r'H' I wonder- hat made Moss give the direc- "the dandv's acuteness and his wonderful unblushingly. There is no doubt about it," replied the
.son he would have no redress against the tion Waterloo," observed the detective skill at baffling the police.It "Oh I of course, said Inspector Meary, young man, adding to the crowd in the
: ; insurance company. There was not, however absently as they rattled through the ttreets. was nearly 11 o'clock at night when the nodding his head. doorway : "Here! you be off, all of you
:q much risk of this, for Mr. Lamont was It was a plant no doubt. My man :Says he travelers arrived at Exeter. Mr. Lamont "Then what do you want with me?" returned and shut the door." When this order had
.. t .tolerably acute and flattered himself he thinks Master :Moss intended to be]; over- in spite of his excitement and anxiety, felt the man, still addressing Mr. La been reluctantly obeyed, he again turned toMr.

.. ) ,h ; could not easily be imposed upon. But heard, from the loud voice in which he very much fatigued, but the detective was mont. Lamont and said :
:: i14 t though, like the rest of his craft he was I spoke. Was Mr. Benlevi going down the as brisk and lively and looked as fresh as "You must give up the diamonds directly "I guessed the fellow was a swindler, butI
m ; .callous almost to recklessness in handling Southwestern, sir?" f though he had just risen from a good night'srest. ," said the diamond merchant, firmly. could not resist giving you a lesson. Mr.
: 41 k valuable stock in trade so that he would "Yes. Now you mention it ; he sad he On alighting from the train they tooka Come, you know what I mean. The dia- Lamont. Did you see how he grabbed at the
+ often walk through crowded streets with intended to start by the 5 o'clock Depress fly and drove to the south western station monds you obtained from me this morn- diamonds and carried them off?"
'%'t. ; several thousand pounds' worth diamonds for Exeter. I expect it is all right, you which is situated in another part of the ing. "Oh, my Lord 1" groaned Mr. Lamont,
I ,: 1 i. r 1 in his waistcoat pocket, he liked to do know," added Lamont with sudden hopefulness town, to endeavor to trace Mr. Abram's I haven't got any diamonds of yours writhing with rage and vexation. "What
; r things in the regular way, and it certainly your man may have made; mis movements. They naturally anticipatedsome cried Mr. Abrams" indignantly. What do the deuce made you give them up if you
r :r was not his custom to run the chance of take." > difficulty about this, but, by an unex- you mean ? knew he was a thief?"
1 ? t ; c :sing swindled. It's possible, of course," said the inspector pected piece of good luck, the first person "Why, you infernal scoundrel !I" cried Because you insisted upon my doing so.
Still his objections were not really serious in an ominous tone. ; the inspector spoke to-a railway porterwas Mr. Lamont, furiously. Didn't you call Anyway, they are gone ana you may whistlefor
r enough to cause him to raise difficulties If I have been swindled the thief must able to give him valuable information.On at my place this"morning and carry off some them. Your only consolation must be
'r .about the plan suggested by Mr. Benlevi, have found out all about Mr. Benlev/s intended being nnestinned.- -he at once said that valuable stones. that he_ carried them) off right i under your
i who was a good customer and must be visit, and even ascertained where he he remembered a gentleman answering to Come, Moss, we can't go on exchangingcivilities i nose," said young Benlevi in an aggravating -
: ,; .humored, especially) in connection with a was going," said Mr. I mont, incredulously. the description given by the detective ; he all day," said Inspector ,Meary, tone.
t 1u.i large commission like the present. There But how the dickens could hi have had seen him standing on the platform just dropping his bantering tone, and stepping "But your conduct is scandalous, sir?
<, 1 d. F. -could be no doubt that the order was genu- found out anything of the matter?*" said after the London train came in, consultingone forward with a determined air. "I mean You have played into his hands by allowinghim
i :jne{ and he therefore selected the stones Mr. Lamont, impatiently. "The ,young of the time bills on the wall. The business, and it's no use tr}ing to bamboozle ample time to get clear away," cried 1
I1 r which he thought would be likely to suit, man I saw was intimately acquainted with stranger had subsequently accosted the sta- i I me. I've treated you like a gentleman, Mr. Lamont furiously, and almost tearing 1
_ I .and put them on one side in readiness for the Benlevi's affairs and was evidently in tion inspector, who happened to be passing, and unless you hand me over the swag" immediately his head.
., ; .young Michael Benlevi, who, his father's the trade, from his conversation." and asked him! a question, after which he I I shall go on another tack. Well, perhaps it is not yet too late to recover ;
g letters said, might be expected in the course "Several persons have paid Mos that left the station on foot. There could be no Mr. Abrams looking very pale, turned the stones/' said young Benlevi. apparently
+', f of a day or two. compliment, whose business is veryfdiffer-!; doubt of the identity of this individual, from one to the other in an undecided man- touched by Mr. Lamont's distress.
xil .i A few days afterward the young man ent from :yours," said the detective with a from the porter's account of his personal appearance ner, as though meditating a desperate at- Will you reach me my great coat from be-
: r' .called, sending in one of his business cards superior smile. The fact is, he cali talk and his attire, and InspectorMeary tempt at making his escape. But the detectIve hind the door, please?"
r.;:' >by way of introduction. When he was the jargon of any trade and is wonderful therefore proceeded to knock up the station resolutely barred the way to the The sergeant, who stood by, thoroughly
,. !Ushered in, Mr. Lamont looked at him narrowly 'cute at preparing himself to act ff part. inspector, who had already retired to rest. door while Mr. Lamont stood with clenchedfists satisfied, stretched out his arm and placedthe
a' 't<: and resolved to question him closely Probably he got his information (from; one The functionary, who was somewhat irateat ready for emergencies. The outlookwas coat upon the table. Young Benlevi
,1 ;in ali off-hand way in order to satisfy himself of the clerks in your office, who coached being disturbed, confirmed the informa- so little encouraging that the man quickly ripped open with a penknife a por-
: ? : of his identitv. Meanwhile he felt relieved him up ; though in the matter of knowinga tion given by the porter, and said that the shrugged his shoulders, and, with an air of tion of the inner lining, and then extendedfor
at being able to trace a distinct like- good stone from a bad one, Moss re ay be gentleman had simply asked him what distance sulky resignation/moved away'' toward the Mr. Lamont's inspection a rather dirty
ness between the young man and his father trusted not to go wrong." : the Rose and Crown hotel was from fireplace. Still keeping his eyes fixed upon handful of glittering gems.
'. -though thick-lipped, dark-eyed, short- "One of my clerks!1" repeated Mr. La- the station. On being told that it was with- them, he proceeded without another word, "What My diamonds? exclaimed Mr.
s r necked and flashily dressed with a great mont, struck by the suggestion,. "Pooh in five minutes' walk, he said he need not to detach from his person a leather belt Lamont, starting back.
i deal of jewelry about his plump person. Ridiculous Absurd !" he added uneasily. take a cab, and asked the way. which he wore concealed beneath his The very identical ones," said young
"i t, A short conversation, however, soon set "After all, it don't much matter, for the "This is a rare stroke of luck, sir," said clothes. The detective watched every move- Benlevi. evidently enjoying his triumph.
:. Mr. Lamont's mind at rest, for Michael present how he got his information!' said the detective, in high glee, as they left the ment keenly, evidently apprehending a sudden "Then what was in the packet you gaveto
r Benlevi l showed himself intimately 'acquainted the detective shrugging shoulders$ "We station. Of course, the clew may lead to onslaught with a revolver or some other that-that rascal ?" demanded Mr. La-
it with his father's affairs. Not only can inquire into that afterward H}re we nothing for it isn't like Moss to leave tracks.I weapon. Instead of this however, Mr mont, as soon as he could speak."A .
: .4 so, but he surprised Mr. Lamont by his are, sir. Better wait 'a minute 'cabby! in i suppose he was thrown off his'guard by Abrams produced'from' an inner pocket of set of paste that I always carry aboutin
; t? knowledge of diamonds and precious stones, case we want you again. | i not having been molested at any of the intermediate the belt a small parcel done up'iu tissue paper case of an emergency" laughed young
f 1 and manifested, shrewdness and business The detective alighted almost before the I stations ; but it's a singular fact, which he threw upon the table in front Benlevi. "The fact is, I saw at Waterloothat
.. capabilities beyond his years. He was not cab had come to a standstill, and walked sir that the cleverest criminal will often doa of Mr. Lamont. The detective pounced I was being watched, and thought it
.,{t by any means disposed to take upon trust briskly into the station, followed h y Mr. foolish thing, without rhyme or reason upon it eagerly, and, after a rapid glance at quite possible that there was a plot to rob ',
t I the samples which Mr. Lamont had prepared Lamont. He looked about him keenly fora which leads to his detection. It's what I the contents, said reassuringlY. "All right, me. So I placed the diamonds where no
tj S for him, but with excellent judgment moment, and then made his way through call a merciful dispensation of Providence, Mr. Lamont. Moss, you are my prisoner. one was likely to look for them, and made

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and made to stand and deliver." human system. The temperance cause in I ::_ -. ._. __ _;_ t -- -
"That was very neatly done sir'' ex- Georgia h'as been quietly conducted, but the I XOYES. -
claimed the sergeant, looking at the youngman results of the work done are so striking as to A1B. DOTTERER.M.r
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with the deepest respect. attract wide attention elsewhere. A surprising (Successor to W. A. SAXBOKN),

Yes. I flatter myself I'm up to them;' feature of the movement is the fact '; Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
said Benlevi complacently. Won't that where the traffic has been abolished or ,
that'young friend of yours be sold Mr. Lumont. curtailed it has been effected with a decree GROCERIES, PROVISIONS SHIP STORES, I INVITES ATTENTION TO HIS LARGE AND VARIED: ASSORTMENT OFFINE

he discovers the nature of his spoil? of spontaneity upon the part of voters not '
I'm sorry you've had a long journey for witnessed in other sections. __Ji I
nothing/thouJh.'' Many of the counties where the changehas Corner of Second and Centre Streets, near : = =
Oh pray don't apologize," said Mr. Lament been effected were noted for the amount > Steamboat Landing, i GRo ERrnsh
making a grimace.-London Truth. of liquor consumed and the reign of violenceto I { FAMILY C
which drunkenness gave the rise. These
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THE REV. JOSIAH IIENSON. orderly and progressive in the State. The for Merchandise I
E ans. Special rates : in
DRESDEN, OST., May 5.-The Rev. Josiah testimony citizens(Washington,Screven
Henson, known for many years as Mrs. Liberty, Spalding, Pierce, Wayne and other large Agent quantities.for Hazard Manufacturing Compan EMBRACING NEA LY EVERYTHING IN THIS LINE, ALSO IN THAT OF

Stowe's Uncle Tom," died to-day in his counties proves the wisdom! of the change.A 's CHAMPION BARBED 'VJRE-the

04th year. gentleman, who has a large store in a brat in the world.
Mr. Henson was born a slave in 1789 in town in one of these counties, and who for jAgentfor B. F. AVERY'S CELEBRATEDpiows. FANCY IMPORTED GROCERIES. ..
Charles count Md., and in his infancy he many years sold liquor speaking about the ); _
from his father and a few effect in his said that he was a
separated county Local for BANK OF
later from his elder brothers and sis drinking man and had made considerable VILLE. 33
years ters. Josiah and his mother remained in money in selling liquor, but he advocatedand

Montgomery county, Md.,on the plantationof voted for prohibition in his county. : PURE AND OF: GOOD QUALITY.
Isaac:: Riley, whose confidence Josiah Previous to the passage of the law his store _
gained protecting him in many drunken was crowded with men, who spent their JBuilcliiigMaterial "
brawls and by caring for his estate. After money for liquor and would quarrel and .... ESPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO SELECTIONS OF

the slave had reached manhood his master fight, and occasionally a man would be ; 4
became bankrupt and. fearing that his negroes shot. They would go home with nothingfor ... R

would be sold he persuaded Josiah to their wives and children, and were BJUCK; LIME; HAIR, -fFINE TEAS AND COFFEESf-i
lead them to the estate of his brother, Amos always in debt. Now, there was a radical *.... _
Riley, in Kentucky. Henson safely l con- change.. Farmers came and exchanged their t: PLASTER, CEMENT, -+ m*; t- r a
ducted twenty-one slaves, including Ills own produce, and bought ,what they wanted and ; "
wife and two children, a distance of nearly went home sober. They were raising better I, SIIINGLES. THE BEST GOODS OF THIS DESCRIPTION THAT CAN BE PROCUBED.

1,000 mil In Kentucky the religious faith crops, were better clothed, and were gettingout .
which his mother had instilled into him of debt. This merchant, who is one of DbORS, SASH, BLINDS.
able to read, the shrewdest of the who visit Savannah )
deepened and. without being many "
he became a preacher in the Methodist Epis- added that now it was a pleasure to do i PAINTS, OILS, ETC., Received by Every Steamer.
copal Church. Such was his character for business in his town. Before he was anxiousto *: F 4-

truthfulness that he was frequently allowedto quit the place on account of the disagree- 1 -ATI ii

leave the State on church business, and able necessity of trading with unreasonable t Cor. Second and Centre. Sts., FERXAXDIXA.. FLA.
even to go North on his promise to return. drunkards. I FRED W. HOYT & CO'S,' 1
At a Methodist Conference in Cincinnati in The work has been gradual, but the re-
1828 he obtained gifts amounting to $275 sults are !significant.: Forty-four countiesare I. SECOND STREET, Near Centre.

and some time after he arranged with his now under prohibition or high license >
master to purchase his freedom for $450. laws, and in many of these the latter are COLLINS&COIHARTFORDEstablished

He paid the money, only to find that he virtually prohibitory. Noting the move- | C. H. HUOT :
was the victim of a trick, and would haveto ment in Georgia,; the Boston Post, anythingbut ,
pay$500 more for his freedom. Soon after a prohibition organ, says: 'Ve shall ** 1826.MANUFACTURERS '

he resolved to escape and after much dan- watch this movement Georgia with much -DEALER IN4' i.t);.
ger and many hardships he made his way interest. When the drinkers of a com- !t, ;,'
to Canada with his wife and four children. munity band together and demand prohibition I = (;:
lie found work with the farmers of Dawn there is some chance that it may bring ." .i-i

(now Camden), in Upper Canada, and he about the desired reform. It is a queer liCHANDLERY : I i : -

soon acquired some property and became phase of the temperance movement and : ; I ,f_
the leader of hundreds of escaped slaves. altogether novel."-Savannah, News. .1; r t "' :'

He took an active part in The Under- --- 5 Groceries, Hardware, ;

ground Railway," risking his life more than DYNAMITE.Dynamite. I '.

once by venturing into Kentucky. In 1851: is one of the many products or DRY GOODS, BOOTS AND SHOES, F? ill
had him to read
after his eldest son taught coin binationsof nitro-glycerine, and about s .. ,
he visited England, carrying introductionsto thirteen times .
as powerful as gunpowder.The ;
i Second Street
and meeting with great ,
people '
many discovery of this dangerous and potent ti
his return he wrote and pub
kindness. On
was made in 1846 by Ascagne
lished his autobiography, for the purpose of vie FERNANDINA, FLA. '
Sobrero, then a pupil in the laboratory of ,
of his ,
the freedom
raising money to buy Pelouze, the eminent French chemist who ,t 1
Mrs. Stowe doubtless obtained ,
elder brother.
devoted tWent"ears of his life to the investigation OF ;
I ri;
from Mr. Henson much of her material the : FERNANDINA
of chemistry of oils and fats.
for" Uncle Tom's Cabin. but that Dynamite, was patented in the United I i1 A
the of Mr. Henson as n I 4; ""r
novel is not history
States May 26, 1868. the patent being granted 1
he the sole model for Uncle '" fit Axes Hatchets Picks
slave Tom.,"nor Mr.was Henson visited England again to Alfred Nobel, of Hamburg Germany, as- [STEAM ] [ SAW ] [MILL. .
a few years ago and had an interview witl h: signor to John Bandman, of San Francisco.It { } { } { } ,. I i *
consists of a combination of nitroglycerine *1_ J# -$ *'----* ..
Queen Victoria. The British public has; with a substance of great absorbent AND OTHER EXTRA QUALITY of his autobiography. -
purchased. 40,000 copies rotten power,stone.such, for By instance this composition,as fullers' earth the ex-or j C. H. HUOT, PROPRIETOR, TOOLS FOR FARMS AND PLANTATIONS. *tf.:
THE NEGRO PROBLEM plosiveness of the nitro-glycerine is con- ii Also FINE STEEL AND CHEAPER PLOWSOf h!:**
trolled, as it were, and the compound is ca- HAS constantly on handLiuuber ': 4*f
A convention of representative negroes is pable of withstanding all the ordinary dangers .' "'% i,. all sizes and prices from $5 to $30. Also, Plowing Machines. ':. J,1.'
next September,
held in
to be Washington of transportation, while at the same .U!
to consider the best method of securing tc, time its explosive power is not lessened. l'am'office by Cargoes Farmers will receive valuable information, catalogues, &c., Ii J 1,
the negro race in this country the full enjoyment The process of manufacture is very simple. by writing to the makers, ;
of its social and political rights. As You take a certain proportion of nitric and ( on Second Street. vie J
to the social rights; of the negro; he is in pos sulphuric acid and mix them with certain -. COLLINS & CO., 212 Water St., New York. ,;

session of all that he is everlikelyto obtain, other proportions of glycerine, which is the

save such extensions as the tastes of white essence of fat, to make the nitroglycerine.To HOUSE FURNISHING GOODSWe !
individuals may accord to him or he nta\' make dynamite you only need to mix CUARANTEED TO CURB ALL CASES OF
command by his honesty, thrift and intelligence. nitro-glycerine with some absorbent mate- I. INDIGESTION LOST APPETITE. BILIOUSNESS; r;
As to his political rights, when UK rial-fullers' earth is the best. D. SIMMONS DYSPEPSIA SOUR STOMACH, FOUL BREATH, ,
United States placed the ---- i invite your attention to our &C. f.
they conferred upon him the highest political HOW TO TAKE OUT SCREWS FROM Ear.J.R.Graves,Editor and Proprietor 'Baptist." J. B. Johnson, M, D.. of Abbeville. Miss., Au.t' t
right, or rather privilege, that could be Memphis Term. Bays: 1 received a package of roar 11.1882, says: I am a graduate of Georgia Medical I
accorded him. This privilege and others WOOD 1VORK d'OCkery Liver Medicine, and have used about half of it. It College,and have practiced thirty-five years. 1 nse It
1 Glassware, works like a charm. I want no better Liver Regulator your medicine In my practice. It is not only a rood '.
that go with it are within his reach upon One of the most simple and readiest and certainly no more of Zeilin's mixture. Liver Medicine,but it is a sovereign remedy for ilaz.Key. t
complying with the regulations prescribedby methods for loosening a rusted screw is to .. Rev.E.A.Hnffins,Franklin.Ky. .J. 8" Beasley,of Snmmerion
the various States unless debarred by apply heat to the head of the screw. A ants offer our Goods in these lines as low as Aug.1'82 have,says ever: It taken is the In my best life.medicine It p inns 8 C.preparation,Jan. 82.says great: I have deal used bat Zeil-n nd I

reason of conviction of crime. small bar or rod of iron, flat at the end, if is caring me of Dyspepsia.Send me your medicine altogether superior
the lowest. Chamber Toilet Sets of in its effect on the system.The best II
Must have it.
another package.
There are those in the Republican party reddened in the fire and applied for two or ;
Rev. J. L. cf Blounteville, Dr.S. Mansfield Wholesale Druggist. Memphis
who were zealous in conferring suffrageupon three minutes to the head of the rusted screw very latest designs; beautiful Tea Sets, Ala.. March 1882,says I suffered with Tenn. says; "Have sold it SO yes's; medicine
the negro who would gladly! see him will, as soon as it heats the screw, render its ."- torpid liver and costiveness and your sold it many years before this is a
of it since he longer be led Dfmier Sets, Lamps, etc., etc.; Till -I- medicine cared me My wife has used It good one can deny;and that it is the trap and
deprived can no withdrawal as easy by the screw-driver as if withadmirableeffectforsick-headache genuine'Simmons Liver Medicine' none dare sa'i I c
by the nose at the will of the Radical lead it was a newly-inserted screw. As there is Chamber Sets all colors; Wooden Original aai Caly Cennlae. EsUb. 1310. S7.5 ? '
ers. But so far as the Southern Democracyis a poker in every kitchen, that instrument 'I
in SI.packages
Put 25c. and
the is safe in the exer Wire of all kinds and Housclcccp up I YA I 1 Ai t "
concerned negro if heated at the extremity,-and applied for a ; 'S : and bottles by '
cise of his suffrage, subject to State regula few minutes to the screw will do the required iu Utensils generally. .F.SIMMONS& CO..Sr.Lout .M( ".!
tions. He counts for too much to eliminate work of loosening, and an ordinary / 1 1 ti... 4) aI

him from the factors that make up the po screw-driver will do the rest, without caus- \r FRED W. HOYT & CO. I
litical strength of the South in the Federal ing the least damage, trouble or vexation of ,. t

councils and in the electoral college. spirit. In all work above the common kind, -;, DR. CLARK JOHNSON'S ,
The main question as to the negro is his where it is necessary to use screws, and par-

education-his moral and mental education. ticularly in hinge work and mountings, II WH LE ALB AN RETAIL.
Whether the average morality or mentalityof fancy fastenings and appliances affixed to '

the black race can ever be made to equal joinery of furniture work, we would advise INDIAN BLOOD SYRUP L ;
that of the white is (questioned by many, the oiling of screws or dipping their pointsin 0.1--- .
but the evidences are not wanting to indicate grease before driving them. This will c.A.
that the negro if left as he is, may in render them more easy to drive and also .1
c Bowels
diseases of the Stomach ,
all ,
time the two much nearer to o Cures
bring averages to withdraw, and it will undoubtedly retard r
each other than they stand at present. for a longer time the action of rusting. == Kidneys, Skin and Blood. MILLIONS testify to its I
Whether the ratio of increase of the blacksin I
point of numbers is likely to be as greatas Create -------- a; 7I eflicacy in healing the above named diseases, and 1 t
a healthy appetite, prevent
some would claim or not the negroes are diseases by using Brown's Iron Bitters. tv ; pronounce it to be the Best Remedy Known to 31aa.:
sufficiently numerous to require the chief B. NOTES I
attention of our police, our county and local + :y C

officers and criminal tribunals. The only Y. a GUARANTEED TO CURE DYSPEPSIA. t
"w .
hope of making the negro law-abiding and J' -DEALER INm .
him- Satisfies the most fastldioui in a jx-rfei t liir Restorer sn JDmslng. I I
industrious is to teach him to respect
Admired forlUclennliiuianii.l eltruitiierlmiie.Kcrcr .1! Trade Mark.Laboratory.
FAils to Restore Grey or I'adcd Hair -W.ANTED
self.This may be an experiment. and it may ; jj Family l1nl Jh es, i AGENTS
fail, but it will have to be made, and the
. sooner it is attempted and decided the bet- 1-4:1 .' 77 West Third St., New York City. Druggists sell it.CEDARTOW r.y

ter. The greatest need is teachers of his !"'>... HEAVY GROCERIES, ..
own race. There are funds available for the f.r GA., June 20th, 1831. ,
creation of such and other funds donatedfor I Dr. Clark Johnsmi:-My children were sick with Fever, and a short trial of your I'

educating the negroes might be similarly Hay and Grain Indian Blood Syrup completely cured them. i;, I!
applied. ,. V! 46 RUDIE CANTLER.DOW'S ,!
o ..
There are negro churches that could be .,

used for schools,and the pastors of the same night.Got r.P I.\
'* SHIP STORES I America Ahead }
could serve their race and increase their incomes c \
by acting as teachers. The States Z ooIIr I I sy/

could increase the negro school fund, and -I f""', JAMAICA GINGER CORDIAL I I
the Federal Government should be made to jj I Furniture, IIi -I If f .:
see the importance of seconding the effortsof ;
the States with Federal aid, subject to i Stoves, I IS but NOT contains all the medicinal proper-, I P t tc
State direction. Whatever else the t
negro t1 Z r.n ties of the finest Jamaica Ginger Root. It :
requires to advance himself he can and
.i i Paints, : is very pleasant to take, and ;
must supply himself. He must cease to be I 5O -
the too of scheming politicians, and pay t r e e s 0.; Crockery, ,I CURES INDIGESTION, HEADACHE, Oto zN
attention his condition. r .rl\ l .
more to bettering t f r.:::: ....
Sobriety, industry and honesty are the keysto Cluarer,Ituchu. MamlrnLe,fetillingia and VfJ. thardware,. : \r'io'r.1 COLDS, CHILLS, CRAMP COLIC, t Co
: \ < *
here l *
of the Lest nictlicii.c ai c com ft I
the negro's welfare as they are to that of many bined Into a medicine of lIch varied and effective .....c '.' ..., ,. .- DIARRH02A, DYSENTERY, II ....... 0
the white man.-Savannah New. IS totnake the: Crelcst nlooJ Purifier&the ; 't- \VilIow-Ware.. t ? I N
powers Ever Used.It ; :,'; .e': PAINS in the Stomach and Bowels, p00 '
-------- --- Best Health and Strength Restorer M

TEMPERANCE IN GEORGIA.The cures Pv epM-s.F: icuni:ttiun'lerplesmess, H, .. ,;'. ,..: stimulating I
!diseases of the bi'imnclt, ISmvcls: J.iugs.Liver, OSM . I P I and MALARIA, by warming and FOR SALE BY ALL LEADING DEALERS.
of the sentiment '
growth temperance Kidneys, and all i'cm.i'e CoinpLu.u. .MrI .i the Stomach and Bowels into a healthy I
in'the: West has been phenomenal. Opposition If)'ou are wasting: away wi h Consumption or :c ooII action. Sold by. 4.SE FOR IT! BUY IT!! TRY IT It. 1
to to liquor traffic has long been strongin any Disease, use t',e To.\: c to.:1.1y.: It wi i 11 urelyhup PALMER BRO'S, I
New England and other sections of the you. c-neinber! itisf-rnineriortoduers, OiW ,fl5 Centre Street, Fernandina, Fla. To Rent.
in the Essences C.iir r.uJothrr Tomes,:s it builds
North. the -
Agitation upon subject ; andisizesstalldn'er'.i I The property known as Sanborn's Stores. .
: st1C. ,
West has sought remedies in prohibitoryor : 'idni- I rmcc mi'ewithoutsignatureofJ Ol Also, Agents for DOWS JAMAICA Apply for particulars to *
high license laws, and a system of educa- rnx&C..Sc'II: 'rcircular I i Ale made
i GINGER ALE, the only Ginger A. B. NOVES.
tion with is the being\'ieof applied acquainting in the public the schools young LARGE SAVING IS BUVI.NG T.Z DCLT.AR SIZE. t P w: as: b as His Loral: I n. without peppei. 22 Fernandina. July 15-tf. '

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(I \ THE FLORIDA 1. mIPOP. .I between Florida and Savannah, and trot DEATH' OF GENERAL GORGAS.The Plant Investment Company. You are aware "TRUCK" AND TRANSPORTATION

: $ Jacksonville or any other Florida towns In telegraph announces the death of that our president, Mr. Plant, is one of the In another column

1 '.,, 'It railroad parlance they go in for the "longest General Josiah UJ'tgag at Tuscaloosa Ala largest owners in railway properties in the will be found an arti-
: ;: SATURDAY, MAY 19, 1885r -, South. In connection with two or three cle from the Florida Mirror under the caption -

"'\.... t' haul. They will bill freight from i)ew on the 15th inst. other business associates residing in Balti- "Florida's Opportunity." While it directs

"EVERT TUB WILL STAND ON ITS York via the Savannah steamers over their+ General Gorgas was well known as the more and New York, he owns a controlling attention to the fact that Middle Florida -

OWN BOTTOM."' own line to Tampa via Waycross, Jacksonville Chief; of the Ordnance Department of the interest Atlantic in Coast the Line entire, beginning system known at Richmondand as the .i has the soil and the climatic conditions-

: 'it y In his interview with,the Times-Union, the and Sanford, all of which will became Confederate Government: during the civil terminating at Charleston. The Plant essential to successful production of vegeta

: ,; representative of the Savannah, Florida & equally as way stations on its line. Its own war. He was a graduate of West Point,. and Investment Company proper embraces the bles for the Northern market, it points the

cars and its own boats will make a through was in command of the United States arsenal Charleston & Savannah Railway, the Savannah mutual
'" Western Railroad Company is made tojsay: Florida & Western and its dependence of transporters and of
,I connection from Savannah and from
to at Charleston S. C., at the beginning of
t"" '" : :1 We have taken no move, and we intend several extensions under charters from the producers. The former must supply rapid

';.r:" :} taking no move that can possibly be prejudicial Tampa. We fail to see how Florida interests the war. Having surrendered the arsenal, States of Florida and Georgia and the steam and reasonable transportation or the farmer

". '''':::1 to the State of Florida or any section I, are benefited by making Savannah 'the having no troops under his command, he boat properties plying the Chattahoochee, labors in vain ; the, latter must produce

:.... "I of it. We want business wherever we can terminus of all its lines of communication, resigned: his commission and tendered his Flint, Apalachicola and Suwanee rivers. in
1 1s :....t,1; get it, and will unite and help everyone I how the Florida The recent consolidation of the South Flor- quantity or the former cannot be sustainedin
or to
.i railways can
failf services
s :. -:1!' I who proposes to. introduce business to us. to the Confederate Government. ida with this system will givea total mileageof business. It is shown that a desirable

;?; : Nearly i if not quite, ninety per cent. of our suffer by these far-reaching business m&ves Appointed to the charge of the Ordnance 750 miles of rail and 685 miles of water outlet for the produce of Florida-all of its

', .... property is owned b) Northern men, mainlyy to obtain business wherever they can ge it. Department, his services proved invaluableto transportation."The sections including the West
:' ; )Ir. Plant] and his business reputation magnitude of these best and South as
; They are certainly wiser in their pans the Confederate Government. The Con- figures can
.''t.t.f. ; :?o: and sagacity are too well-known to suppose be appreciated when we consider the great well as the Middle-is by steamer from the

j t YO for one moment that he would countenance than we have been, and every move br n gsa federacy was without military supplies, be- extent of country supplied by the system, port of Fernandina, providing that the ser-

:=' discrimination in favor of one section over' larger section of the State tributar to yond the limited old-time! guns and muskets and the great investment that has to be vice be at least semi-weekly and

i :'*.Li another. With him every tub will stand on them. If the effect should be to cause our in the Southern arsenals. General Gor- looked after and carefully guarded. These we pre-
this be
t f sume may assured by general actionin
amounts of
its own bottom. great capital have been laid out
railroad to Chattahoochee be dwarfed
',t":. I own to gas at once drew order out of chaos, and or- making shipments via this
; In another portion of the interview he SOLELY WITH AN EYE TO RESULTSas route even
and crippled by the abstraction of its 1 usi- ganized his department systematically.There this season, while the increased
1' r k stated frankly : Our management it monetary investments. The recent rail-
: very
= and interior railroads be which be
ness, our to ru ned was hardly any ammunition, or ( may anticipated in succeedingyears
road in this
developments State have ren- .
based on business principles.111 He also : will doubtless call for
: says or abandoned by being flanked by th superior more frequent
field pieces, percussion caps or war mate dered it necessary that our company should
t= We want business wherever we can get it." departures. Heretofore the great bulk of
t- .. capital and power of extraneous rial. He arranged''for extensive importations carefully.guard the large amount of capital shipments has been via Savannah and frequent
: We can see no ground of complaint against and material interests in Flor-
\ roads; if the business which shout? be of war material of every description consequent complaint is made of delay in trans-

4: Mr. Plant's company, or his or their acting transacted by our own merchants is transferred ida, more especially in the southern portionof portation, which has caused loss and injury.It .
through the blockade runners; sent his the State. Our president, recognizing the
: would wise to
+. in accordance with principles thusenun- seem encourage the Fer-
t to Savannah, and our own business agents abroad to collect and forward sup- necessity of securing a southern outlet on nandina line, if for no other reason than!
dated. centres checked in their and the Gulf of Mexico, and believing that the
plies. At home he improvised gun facto- that a healthy competition would be induced
ii; ; ,f The only point on which we wish to comment development of that portion of the State
development, we may realize that we way ries, nitre beds, arsenals, and gathered all which would necessarily be for the
,. :. ; ',; is the natural result, so far as Florida receive too much fostering help from our would materially benefit our existing sys- advantage of the producer, while the sup-
the available in
i material the South.In tem concluded
: "' \ and Florida concerned of satisfactory arrangementswith port of the Fernandina line would aid the
::. enterprises are ,
: good neighbors whose interests lie ;
manlyin President Ingraham for the controlof
; an incredibly short space of time he commerce of a Florida city and assist to
..:.: r these various enterprises in Florida, with Georgia and not in Florida. the South Florida Railroad:' the
was enabled to supply every requisition for build it up to consequence to which its

: k which Mr. Plant is connected. .. The Savannah, Florida & Western I.Ids arms and ammunition. The troops of the Mr. Owens said further: position and its harbor entitle it. This Atlantic

i' ,:' The State of Florida has devoted many virtually a monopoly of the Florida busi ess. "In this connection it will not be im- harbor is of essential importance as a
Confederacy enabled to face their
i '. millions of acres of land to the building up but were opponents proper for me to say that we have been receiving point for the railroad system of
-, We have one competing line from past well arme3 and it is be
: : well-equipped for somewhat surprised at the character of recent Florida, where to hoped daily
r' 'k
within her limits of of railroads
a system Florida, that afforded us by a weekly stdam-. the great battles in which they gave such he- articles, both in your editorial and local steamships may ere long deliver freight and
1 : intended to accommodate all sections and communication from columns with that passengers destined for all parts of the State,
1 ship Fernandint to roic evidence of their valor and strength.To crediting us a policy
':.' portions of the State. Georgia has aided in New York. Increase this to would favor Savannah merchants at the expense and beyond its bounds to the westward over
a tri-wetkly the calm and earnest man, sitting at his lines to Pensacola.The .
of those doing business in Jackson- the through
; building railways for the benefit of
r line and every advantage which Savannah desk in Richmond, the skilful generals of ville. Our management is based solely upon "truck industry of Middle Floridais

Georgia.The has is secured to Florida, and the additional the Confederacy owed their ability to con- business principles, and if we were actuatedby in infancy,but an infancy which prom-

L Savannah, Florida & Western Railroad advantages of a shorter rail and lodger any such policy it would inevitably resultin ises great results of maturity-before which
front the serried hosts to them and
opposed ,
'' r, by the construction of a road in Florida injury to ourselves, and we are profoundly comes the necessary lapse of years of growth.It .
water route to market. This
ti 4' as tyori- to maintain for so long a period the unequal impressed with the belief that the prosperityof is a new agriculture and business whichis
35 miles in from the St.
i length, Mary'st dian well remarks, will promote healthful struggle., Provisions. failed, transportation :! East Florida is indissolubly linked with being learned, and time is essential as in

.f .' t river to Jacksonville, has placed its road in competition, and secure the best faciliti; to was deficient clothing was insufficient ours. acquiring most things which are worth

+ '1 connection with the Florida Transit Rail- the planter and merchant. letuse The purchase of our South Florida interest knowing or having. Some start into it enthusiastically -
Finally; but, thanks to General Gorgas, pow- ." resumed Mr. Owens fancying fabulous profits,will
i 1 bad at Callahan, and the St. Johns river at "appears to
Florida act to its interests
( up own am der and ball and field batteries were always me to be a move that can but result in the not compromise their extravagant anticipation -
1 Jacksonville. By construction of a piece the text which Mr. Owens has for merely good returns and are disap-
furnisher us, furnished to meet every demand. The sleep- utmost benefit to the entire section of -

+? t of road 42 miles long it has connected with and let her tub stand on her own bottom less, untiring of the Chief of Ord- country tributary to the St. Johns and especially pointed at not reaching a figure themselves
( S energy too to touch. Some ship to the
.c + the Florida Central & Western at Live Oak, so to Jacksonville, the commercial placed high
and not that of Savannah.
on ; sustained the of the market at the time inferior ,
nance military strength wrong or
; and the Suwanee river at New Branford I emporium of the State. It will result in a wrong
Confederacy to the very last, and when the large accession of settlers, as I am told it produce, and get bad returns. So some
and by the construction of 25 miles of road conclude that the truck business don't andwon't
THE FERNANDINA ROUTE! a most beautiful and
end came and the banners of the Confederacv opens up productive
has connected with the Chattahoochee and In the extreme northeastern section of the State. pay. They are mistaken, and to con-
cornef of were furled, a well-equipped but exhausted vince them that are-that it does
'" .' Railroad "The contracts for the entire rail, to be of they pay
: the Pensacola & Atlantic at Chat-
Florida the nearest of the State tQ 5
point the army laid down their guns and steel, have already been placed. The con- somebody and the community themselves

: tahoochee, thus making the whole railway great Atlantic marts of supply and dercfind, turned over to the United States equipments solidation of the South Florida with our included as of the community "put
4 :,ii system tributary to the Savannah, Florida them on a standon the road leading to
with it
is the city of Fernandina, possessing a .om- which challenged the admiration of system brings an engagement on our
et the Tallahassee depot, where they can
a &Western. part to complete the road to Tampa, if pos
: modious harbor with
a depth water fiiffi-
their late foes. The United States officers sible by January 1st 1884. see the wagons pass: loaded with vegetables -
The Savannah Florida & Western Railroad I ,
cient for the entrance of ocean steamers of
and for these will back
pronounced the quality of the ammunition The enterprise, however, does not money come ,
I stopat
t :, j Company now purpose to extend the large burthen. Thus located in admirableposition I brought into the country from another section -
it is the terminus of a railroad that prepared at the great arsenal at Augusta Tampa,and our president is now consider- '
to swell the amount of in
South Florida Railroad 80 miles to Tampa, ing the advisability of currency
t Fw I traverses the State, and is crossed by tines superior to that supplied to their own this. We ask them what the county had
; i'1 thus making a virtual extension of its road running east and west through the n&rth-, BUILDING A LINE OF STEAMSHIPSto :!
to at this to intoit
tl troops, and were astonished at the manu- export season bring money
'' t'L from Savannah to Tampa Bay. ern portion, and north and south toward run between that port and Key West and before it shipped vegetables in addition to
of and ammunition which
,, ..1? This is all right, so far as its business interests and from the Peninsular section. sThis factory arms Havana, built especially with a view to what it may have had and still has ? They
concerned. Transit road stops at the ocean-bii|. its General Gorgas hao"1 improvised during the safety, speed and the utmost comfort and must confess that the vegetable return is

are They say they want route is extended over it, as it wen? by war. luxury to passengers. The time between clear gain. But they will object, for the

; j ;la business wherever they can get it." But is steamers taking up the burdens ofj the In the longest. bombardments like that of Tampa and Havana will not exceed twenty- dissatisfied always find pretext, that it cost

",r g w it true, that these various moves and exten- trains, and its ;advantages are so applrent: eight hours, and between Jacksonville and so much to raise the vegetables that there

,' sions cannot possibly be prejudicial to Florida that it may be presumed that there \v 4l l be Charleston, or sieges like that of Vicksburg, Havana fifty-four hours. In addition to was small profit. Well, granting that in

before a great while daily arrivals an J departures the Confederate troops never fell short of this coasting vessels will ply the Gulf coast, some instances there is small profit to the

i ,l and that they are all for our benefit? It of steamers. The argument of n such ammunition, but were able to return gun taking in Braidentown. Manatee, Palmetto, producer, still the money he expended was

1.' r will be admitted that the road from Chatta- presumption is obvious for being f in* the Palma Sola, Dunedin, Clear Water Harbor, disbursed, for the most part, among the

i 1, p hoochee to Jacksonville has been built by track of the main roads of the Florida sj*>tem for gun. Anclote and other points." people, and the money received was an ad-
the Transit road is in commanding After the war General Gorgas established "How miles of road have to
'. portion many you dition to the wealth of the county, and indirectly -
and aid and that it do all
i State county can of being the outlet and inlet for all of them extensive iron worksatBriarfield, Ala., and. build to reach Tampa?" for the benefit of all-to be ex-

the business of that section of country and to the best harbor of the State on the .A lan- the recommendation of "There are eighty odd miles of road to be pended with the laborer, the mechanic, the
a great deal more. A most liberal land tic coast, and if there were frequent and upon built, and the entire South Florida road merchant who should all prosper in this

grant of about 24,000 acres to the mile was close connecting steamer service a con der- President Davis, General Robert E. Lee and when completed from Sanford to Tampa land which nature has so munificently endowed
; { w able proportion of the export and import others, who knew his merits well, became will be 125 miles long." with the raw material of prosperitysoil -
= + M I the State to the Pensacola & At-
given by:
commerce of the State would flow through
j vice-chancellor of the University of the health and climate-leaving to man
,- ] this channelto and from the peninsula'\and the responsibility of wisely utilizing or foolisHly \-
South at Sewanee Tenn. GRAND JURIES.
eatenI; over the Florida Central & Western and neglecting the gifts of Providence. .

Pensacola and Atlantic, traversing the His duties as vice-chancellor were per- The province of grand juries is, accordingto The net return from one acre of Leon soil
tahoochee. The Savannah, Florida& Western -
northern part for four hundred miles. jThus formed with the same devotion to duty and their own interpretation, a very broad one. successfully tilled, is the purchasemoneyfor
'r : Railroad builds a short branch and puts the steamer service might focus at FeJnan-
that and several other acres and it is
thoroughness of execution as had been char- We have noticed in several recent grand
: ". on a train from Jacksonville, via Way cross, dina most of the Atlantic coast traffic s to Pensacola. It will be admitted that State, with much from the westward beyondour acteristic of his official connection with the jury presentments a very wide scope of sub- pacity of production and the greedy marketof

; every boundaries, by enabling cheap and |rapid Confederacy. Firm, gentle and polished in jects embraced. Outside of their special the North to consume that this section

'! ; r passenger and pound of freight it carries transportation for produce and merchandise' his manner and deportment, he earned the duties as defined by law their opinions are shall not grow up to the measure of its mer-
y : from Jacksonville to Chattahoochee is taken -making our railroads pay and assure the its and attain its destiny of prosperity.-
admiration and respect of the youth under entitled, we suppose, to the same respect as
growth of a Florida city. To further such
from and is loss to the Florida Central & Floridian.
a ___ ___________
1. desirable ends it is necessary that thosq who his control, and gave character to the insti- those of any other fifteen citizens associated ,-

', Western Railroad. Is this not prejudicial have freight to send and those who lire to tution with which he was connected. Like together. The grand jury of Alachua and SOME VERY PLAIN WORDS.

to Florida? receive freight avail themselves of'this;
I ; General Lee, he was a soldier of the cross, Marion and several other counties seem to
E to build and route; that the railroads give fair through
Again! they run a
t rates in connection with the steamers, and and maintained the dignity of a Christian have special penchant for new court-houses,
,! line by railroad from Tampa to Sanford, UNITED STATES ABOUT THE PROPOSED CON-
that these run, as they propose to jdp if gentleman.His and have presented accordingly. We do
"t thence steamer to Jacksonville and
by ,
i properly seconded in the enterprise, ;right beautiful cottage home at Sewanee not observe that they have presented that ORED MEN.
: thence by rail to Savannah. This will through to New York on time without
touching at i ntermediate Atlantic coast ports. will long be remembered<<; by the students of their counties are in debt. Richard T.Greener, LL. D., the eminent
deprive the various railroads chartered to
This should concentrate traffic to the:route that institution, and visitors, as the centre ofa We publish in another column a terse colored orator and scholar, was asked todayabout

:' Tampa-the Transit, the Florida Southern, and give to the carriers of the State the bene- refined and elegant hospitality. communication from ex-Governor Reed on the proposed convention of colored

:', the Jacksonville & Key West, the Tropical- fit of the State's commerce. Produce would men called to meet in this city next September. -
t i
Having held the position of vicechancellor this subject.We .
1 'x j of whatever freight and are carried have quick and reliable carriage, as would
+ passengers
: 1,4 Mr. Plant's return freights of merchandise, etc. This is for many years, he was subsequentlyelected find nowhere in the Constitution and I have great doubt if it will be held,"
by Savannah Florida & "
so desirable that we hope soon to hear that president of the University of Ala- laws of the State any authority for grand said he. f
;, Western road. Is this not prejudicial to But your name is attached to the call ?"
; ? satisfactory schedules and tariffs estab-
C 4I are
bama, but failing health compelled him to resign juries constituting themselves a council of U "
I know it he "but it is
a i l Florida? lished via rail and steamers from Fernandina, replied ; en-
and that the railroads the Mal- this position for one involving less advice to the government, county authori- tirely unauthorized. I did not attend the
< ; Mr. Owens, the general agent of the Sa- are feeding
lory line and the Mallory line the railroads, labor and responsibility. ties, legislature and the public generally, or meetings of the committee because I knew
; vannah, Florida & Western Railroad, is the had status colored of
they no among people
to the profit of both and all concerned. General Gorgas 'married a daughter of as censors of measures, or individuals, or as
active agent in New York in securing freight and should the country, who are naturally and properly
; They are mutually dependent
concede to to Governor Gayle, of Alabama, who survive representatives of the public at large in restive under dictation or direction from
P for the Savannah mutually assure prosperity
steamers. both-do a big business at low rates, rather him. He leaves two sons, the elder of whom, reference to municipal interests. Washington, especially when the motive is
i The business interest of the Savannah
in doubt. Men who have rarely shown
than a small business at high rates.-Tallahassee is a surgeon in the-United States army, and
''d l Florida & Western Railroad is to secure Floridian. i interest. in our race, except in retaining
three daughters. themselves in office not the stuff to
4 L Lf freight to be carried over the whole length are
a General Gorgas, born and raised in the call attention to the admirable articlesin make real leaders out of. I am opposed to
of its road to Savannah. It is not the business THE movement in truck shipping is
: North, cast his fortunes with the Confederacy to-day's issue from the Floridian, entitled conventions ; they do harm rather than
interest of the Savannah Florida & active the line of railroads. One of
1 when his recognized merits would have "The Fernandina Route"' and "Truck and good. In them we gather our most turbu-
F i Western to stop any freight at Jacksonville. the Savannah steamers carried out on one lent elements. Washington, too is the
given him a high position in the Fed- Transportation. The Floridian1 long acquaintance -
It is the interest of that road to carry goods trip over 6,000 crates. At the depots along very worst place to hold a convention. Why not
eral army, and he nobly and unselfishly with Florida, her needs and Richmond or Nashville?
''r to Florida merchants and planters from Savannah the Transit Road scores of young, bright, "
tit We have under the law. We
sacrificed all for a cause which he believedto struggles for transportation facilities, the our rights
t ; because the further they haul the active men can be seen every day delivering, are free ; have citizenship : have educational
be right and just. His was a noble char- want of which since the war has retardedher
freight the greater the profit and business. billing, marking and shipping early Vegetables advantages, and some degree of civil rights.
acter, and thousands will mourn the loss ofa growth everywhere, and especially in What do these want? More
more men
M It is, therefore, not logical for 'the agent,of to New York, Boston, Philadelphia,
true and gallant soldier of the Confederacy Middle Florida enable it to speak with intelligence office ; that is all. Some of our men have
; a ; 1 the Savannah, Florida & Western Railroad I. etc. The general report is of satisfactory mad over the notion that this countryis
vi l a firm and unflinching friend, a thor- upon this subject. Middle Floridais gone
% SI M' to speak of the line they propose establishing returns, and the truck farmers will be en- to be run to furMsh officers on the race
> ough gentleman of the old school. now 4 ,., ., from Tampa vin the St. Johns river, as couraged to extend the area of their opera- quota, and because we were once wards of
rival the east in the extent and variety of the nation were to be forever under
# being of the utmost benefit to the entire tions another year. They are constantly for
SALE OF THE SOUTH FLORIDA her shipments for the production of which guardianship. I believe in standing up
t i section of country tributary to the St. Johns, acquiringexperience with choice locations, RAILROAD.We she has such unequalled advantages in her my rights when assailed and demanding all

i r"i f t and especially so to Jacksonville." and of varieties for cultivation. A very that belongs to me as an American citizen

i > From the nature of the' case the main noticeable improvement is to be seen in the find in the Times-Union of the 17than rich soil. __ _____ but no more. If the negro could get rid of
C. D. Owens his black leaders and his white philanthropists -
'. benefit and aim of this move is to increase manner of putting up and handling pack- interview with :Mr. general The Florida Herald, the Jacksonville even- by profession who follow him from

the business of their road terminating at ages. They have learned that there i is great agent in New York of Savannah. .! Flor- ing daily, we are glad to learn, is meetingwith the cradle to the grave, he might in time

1 ". Savannah. If nine-tenths of the stock is advantage in having their vegetables placedon ida & "Western "Railroad. Mr. Owens, in an encouraging patronage. We see no develop into a useful citizen. His real

=r owned at the North, on business principles, the market in neat and attractive: pack- reply to a question as to the recent purchaseof reason why Jacksonville should not support progress is constantly" thwarted by these two
adverse factors.
l a." : t i' they will pay no attention to the interests ages. There is more discrimination, too, in the control of the South Florida Railroad, I a good daily evening paper, and the Conventions !" said the Professor indignantly -

iei of Jacksonville or of Florida, but consult sending uniform sizes and qualities. :Thereis said to the reporter:. : Herald is deserving of support. It is well -there never was one that did not

rht their own interests in carrying all Florida also to be noticed that the express and The purchase of the South Florida Rail- conducted, presents a careful condensa I disgrace the race by wranglings. We need"
road has been contemplated for some time some common sense, not conventions. -
i-i freights both ways over their own road. Itt railway people handle the .crates with; more by our management, and by our manage- tion of news, and is neatly printed and Washington, D. C., Special of the-New York

;, a is to their business interest to promote trade care. ment' I mean the system known as the cleanly edited. Tribune.r .


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GRAND JURIES. I1 T'G' icuriosityVariety

To the Editor of the Mirror:

Your article relating to grand jury pre- Store a.

sentments" is pertinent to an inquiry whichis : .J. & T. KYDD
always suggested by the manifesto of a .,
\ Offers a large and carefully selected
Florida grand jury on closing its session : '. Corner i
< What is the purpose of a grand jury? As 1 : TOCK OF HOSIERY ','-
you say, it. is embodied to inquire into alleged / Y11r f

violations of the criminal law, into ]i For Gentlemen, Ladies and.Children.

the commission of crimes, with a view to a i i i -j I SPRING GOODS |- R

fair trial before a court and jury. 3AN':CXEROSJEFS:: : _

Immediately after the war the grand Juries 1; Silk, Linen, and Cotton.

of the United States For the Northern Now in Stock and
arriving by every Steamer for all Departments,
District.of Florida were selected under the Gloves, Neckties, Ribbons,
and used almost for I. j Laces Towels i a i am i M i iJ t .
iron-clad oath, solely j Napkins, Nw hlntl !
; tinl
personal and partisan purposes-to blacken Dress Lining, Buttons, J VMtUNIIWj, IVtUNIWj MIUUJJ ;, untingl, .
and screen, rather than ,
character expose :
and Notions
villainy; and the local grand juries of the Generally. AND NOVELTIES IN DRESS GOODS.OUR .

have followed in the wake, -
counties aspersing
4KlrtG A new lot of LACE COLLARS and NECK-
character, grumbling about bad roads, : TIES just received and marked low. CLOTHING DEPARTMENT

bad laws, and bad government, whitewashing -

county officers and flattering the courts.In Our Stock of COSSETS: is Very Superior. = Is now complete in MEN'S, YOUTHS' and BOYS,
refer to they present" a
the case you
The Latsst Styles from Low-Priced to Fine
county officer for incompetency, becauseof $&- In PICTURE FRAMES-, BRACK-
irregularities," which they would have POWDERAbsolutely ETS, VASES, TOILET SETS', we offer a

the public infer were of a criminal character. fine variety. .. ,_ Boots and Shoes. A new Stock Just received and 1/:'

If criminal, it was their duty to indict offered at VERY LOW PRICE. ,,1'J
the individual and have him tried by the Pure. ly
court before condemning him; if not crimi- A SPECIALTY. A large and well-assorted Stock : ]
of their business as a jury, THIS POWDER never varies. A marvel SPRING I HATS
nal, it was none purity strength and wholesomeness.More for MEN, YOUTHS and BOYS, ,
but their duty as citizens to see that the : economical than the ordinary kinds, jaJOrders from the Country.Solicited.KING'S7 .-

"irregularities" complained of were cor- and cannot be sold in competition with the IN NEW AND IVOBBYJ& STYLES. t-.
rected by the properly constituted authorities. multitude of low test,short weight, alum or
phosphate powders. Sold only in cans.
Their presentment" is an impeach- ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., 17 tf Cor. Centre and Fourth Sts. 'Order BUTTERICK'S PATTERNS from us, and save r
ment of the Governor and the Board of 38 106 Wall Street, New York. trouble, time and expense.

County Commissioners, as well as a reflec- SEA ISLAND ROUTE. #'- We are Agents for DEVLIN k CO., leading Clothiers of :

t tion upon the individual characters of the THE FAIRMOUNT COLLEGEFOR New York. Suits made to order, from $16.00 upward. Orders by mail

jurors themselves for not meeting their personal -- receive prompt and careful attention. Special orders will be filled by our

i responsibility as citizens.I YOUNG LADIES. : THE STEAMER resident New York buyer. .

I wish you would agitate this subject still --

I further,and see if popular attention cannotbe T HIS INSTITUTION IS SITUATED AT ar. e C T. I3.-YD ,
awakened to either abolish the grand
jury system altogether, or render it subser- MOUNT EAGLE, TENN., 1t New York Office, 83 Walker Street, FERN UDINA, FLORIDA. I

vient to equity and justice, and promotiveof on the plateau of the Cumberland :Mountains .
the public interest, morally and politi- ,a few miles from the University of the
South. The location presents unequaled ad- !,
cally. vantages for health, being on the mountainand i ST. NICHOLAS ., .
of the roads is the
The presentment" J
free from all malaria to
or liability con-
stereotyped expression of every grand jury tagious diseases.All ''TTTILL leave Fernandina for Savannah STEAMERB.lIALLORY'S .
assembled since the adoption of the Consti- the branches usually pursued in :j T V every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday -
French Seminaries are taught, inclusive of mornings arriving at the .latter place '
tution, which limits the poll-tax to one dol- Modern Languages. the same evenings. STEAMSHIP LINE l
lar for all purposes, and it will continue to Music is made a specialty under MADAME i! Returning, will leave Savannah for Fer-
form the basis of complaint and disgrace the DEBARRY, a teacher of very high reputa. nandina on Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday .
tion whose testimonials from the first : at 4 p. m.
State, until there is manhood and courage are !
musical professors from abroad and in this FLORIDA AND NEW YORK.
;, enough to impose a tax upon property sufficient country. !Fare to Savannah, $ 6.00

to remedy the evil, regardless of the The charges of this school are moderate. [To Savannah and Return, 10.00
For terms and circulars address _= jrisas 3Y' -
demagogue and partisan cry of low taxes hi
SILAS B. McBEE, Principal. j Through tickets sold to New York, Phila-
only to be secured at a greater cost to the jlelphia, Boston, and Baltimore. -- !;,
character and of the State and References: G. R. Fairbanks, Esq., Fer- :
prosperity !i For tickets and state-rooms, apply at the "
nandina Dr. H. Robinson Jacksonville
; ; Company's office, foot of Centre Street.
Rev A. W. Knight, Crescent City. 24
Jacksonville, April SO, 1883. ,
I t General Passenger Agent. ..ra
-- ---- -- --- HORACE DREW, t J. N. HARRIMAN, Manager.
NEWS NOTES. Stationer t
Bookseller s\ NEW HOUSE OPEN.
Printer and Binder. '
DOMESTIC. j r rt

Another severe clyclone has visited the School Books and Orange Wraps OURIST r HOTEL i

Northwest, causing great loss of life, the NOW A SPECIALITY. !
particulars of which are given elsewhere.The I!I"- FERXANDIXA, FJ A., !I'I I

trial of Congressman Philip Thompson jZ25" Liberal discounts to Teachers and ;is now open to the public. New and neatly
Trade. Special prices and Catalogue free on furnished, located in the most delightfultpart
of Kentucky, for killing W. H. Davis
application. of the island. and
; Large sunny rooms.
has resulted in t\n acquittal.The 59 W. BAY STREET, |A good home for parties wishing to stop a -THE FINE STEAMSHIPS

star route lawyers are still arguing JACKSONVILLE FLA. few weeks or months in the South. CITY OF SAN ANTONIO 1.O80 T<)NS.

that long-winded case. The vitality of the t! Terms-$2 per day; $8 to $10 per week. STATE OF TEXAS, 1,542 TONS. ,'

jury is something remarkable. RIKART fc DAUPIIIX, t! W. W. CLAY, Manager. CARONDELET, 1,508 TONS.WESTERN .

Snyder, Democrat, has been elected to "DRENCH AND AMERICAN :,1t 1! TEXAS, 1,210 TONS.ONLY .
The splendid Strathinore 'Hotel
Congress over Brown, Republican, in Senator I
RESTAURANT ;ion the finest beach in the world will beopen
Kennon's district in West Virginia. every fine day for the accommodation I
General Grant was defeated for the presi- Foot of Centre Street, near Depot, !of beach parties under the same manage- DIRECT LINE TO NEW YORK.
fment. 10 L
dency of the Army of the Potomac, at the FERNANDINA, FLA. |

recent anniversary.The % Meals at all hours. Board by the I t
week month. BOOTS AND SHOES. of the above STEAMERS will sail from FERNANDINA FOR NEW YORK ,
or 14 ONE
executions for murder during the THURSDAY AFTERNOON, on arrival of afternoon trains from Jack- ;:
past week have nearly kept pace with the sonville, Cedar Key and Peninsular Railroad. "

reported murders occurring during the same BOOTS AND SHOES. !J. H. PRESCOTT This Line, having no Transfers between Fernandina and New t''

period, which is a hopeful sign. I York, offers the BEST AND QUICKEST TRANSPORTATION TO SHIPPERS OF r
I FRUITS, VEGETABLES, and others. t
The General Assembly of the Southern t f The traveling public are offered the advantages of a DIRECT LINE and UNSUR- II!
Presbyterian Church assembled at Lexington I DEALER PASSED ACCOMMODATIONS TO FLORIDA. WITHOUT CHANGE; making close i!'
Ky., on the 17th. Dr. T. Rogers, of :a W. F. WOOD, Jr., }} c1.Q si IJ connections at FERNANDINA with FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE RAILROAD I,
i for JACKSONVILLE, and thence by Steamers to all points on the ST. "
Virginia, was elected moderator. :
Hon. Proctor Knott has been nominatedby j Proprietor, (} :mC .i RAILROAD for ALL STATIONS and GULF PORTS OF FLORIDA ; and with the I

the Democratic State convention for the 1 PENINSULAR RAILROAD for OCALA, and with FLORIDA TROPICAL RAILROAD r
position of Governor of Kentucky. This is, > Cr > i

of course, equivalent to an election. It THROUGH BILLS OF LADING TO ALL POINTS.For :
a: : i. ;:
Hon. Jefferson Davis,who has been very i TT; freight passage rates. and schedules or further information, apply to

ill for some time is reported to be conva- s s t! : R. W. SOUTHWICK, Agent,

The great Brooklyn bridge is to be formally AND '.x Ladies', C. H. MALLORY & CO.,
Pier 20 East River. New York. 51-
opened by the President of the United S S Misses',

States on the 24th inst. 1 1
!! Children's.) '.. .
-r :11p : TO
FOREIGN. i .and- tr -Infants', TIlEPUBLIC.r
The trials of the Irish prisoners charged :IMen's, .
i with connection with the Phoenix Park C> C> j Boys' r
i and Youths', The success which we have attained in the introduction of our
murders, have resulted in the conviction of .

I I Kelly on the third trial. Kelly and Brady, { Fernandina, }} :EI it

who was hanged on the 9th, were the real 'i FINE Virgin Brand Baking Powder C

I murderers Lord Cavendish and Mr. Burke.A :a { Cor. Centre & Third. }} S i ti: .r .

penal number servitude of others! for have a term been of sentenced years, who to 1 l S :E W iJ :D has by far exceeded our expectations; and now that we are entering upon the third year )!r,

have plead guilty to the charge of a conspiracy STORE.TENTS t of its sale, we see before us a bright future and an increased demand for this,
to murder. ,

The Pope has issued a letter warning the PATENTS or for improvements in old u ton ootl G iitc! L ; Am ONE OF OUR SPECIALTIES.
Irish clergy against being connected with ones. Caveats, Infringements, TradeMarksand : ,
the political movements, of which Parnell all patent business promptly attendedto. i .
is the representative.The INVENTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN J. AND To dwell UPOi.rits would be unnecessary on our part, for those who haveonce

London Times Berlin correspondentsays REJECTED may still, in most cases, be pat- used the Virgin Brand speak of its superior quality in the highest terms.
the Government of the German ,ented' Being'opposite the U. S. Patent -++ ++- h
the Reichstag seem to be rapily drift- Office, and engaged in PATENT BUSI- I![- I SLIPPERS We are the originators of the VIRGIN BRAND BAKING POWDER, and f
ing into a conflict. On a recent vote in the NESS EXCLUSIVELY, we can secure pat- from the commencement of its introduction we have held it to one standard, and that r
ents in less time than those who ++ ++
Reichstag the Government was in a minority.The are remote f --M- ++- THE BEST. To this standard quality we shall continue to keep it. A Tea-
from .
Washington.When i *
beach is of the finest in t spoonful of the VIRGIN BRAND suffices for a full quart of well-sifted t
one the
world, Inventors send model or sketch, \t-Embracing New and.'PopularGENTS'
the air is cool and refreshing,and the season we make search in the Patent Office, and 1 Flour, where at least double that quantity would be required of inferior brands.
for sea-bathing has already come. A few advise as to its patentability free of charge t
guests have been quartered at the Strathmore Correspondence confidential; fees reason- '
fora week or two past,but to-day Mr.Clay,the able; and NO CHARGE UNLESS PATENT S-r-y-r.m-S: A TRIAL ORDER IS SOLICITED. 'I
manager, transfers his headquarters thither, IS OBTAINED.We ir
and the season may be regarded as fairly refer by permission to the City Post- ....-Ask your Grocer for the VIRGIN BRAND BAILING ,
opened. Mr. Clay has made a number of master, and to the Superintendent of the [ POWDER, and take no other. ;
improvements and additions to the house, Post-Office :Money Order Division in Wash- FURNISHING J;
and is prepared to accomodate some fifty or ington. For special references,circular,service as S. GUCKENHEIMER & SON, 1.
sixty guests in a thoroughly cosy and com- terms, etc., addressC. f AND ", l'SA. '
fortable manner.-Fernandina Notuin Times- A. SNOW &; CO., 1 .V .NNAII: GA.. '
Union. Opp.PatentOffice. Washington,DO. 2tf. 1 IEVCJBBE23f GOODS. 1 ANGEL & FBIEND, Agents Feraandins, Ha. t.
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+C x DRAINAGE. I matured without danger of injury by frosts, I I this load has been just beet 1$ inches. The I I Professional and Business Cards. .1 -

Much as has been written concerning the consequently the seed can be in perfect settlement is so even that the greatest varia- .
of about our ( condition before haT\'esting.-OrlaJld Reportet' tion in the sinking of the four corners is aditl'erence
7 necessity perfect drainage
> I four-one-hundredths of
there still lamentable amount I
:i dwellings, a II
A of ignorance on the subject. Line upon inch between the southwest and northeast I I I I II II
l I THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT.. corners. The other two have settled exactly COMMISSION MERCHANT, I
line, and precept upon precept are continually GENERAL I
needed to keep attention directed to alike, even to the hundredth part of an incli. \
this most vital matter. Many people do not TIlE HISTORY OF WHAT WILL BE THE HIGHEST The total pressure now borne by the bed of CENTRE ST., NEAR R. R. DEPOT, KENDALL'SI
STRUCTURE BY MAN'S HASD. foundation is tons or 92 cent of
;;: realize that sink drains and cesspools are as EVER RAISED 74,871 per I
fatal as bullets; that btagnant water and Probably few persons outside of Washington the whole pressure that will be placed uponit. FERNANDINA, FLA.Ilu.y .

/:. heaps of decaying refuge are as deadly as. realize that the time has come to peak The line at which the work rested in
ti 4 ,j i i r strychnine; that our dead selves in any respectfully of the Washington monuijient. I 1856 can plainly be seen, the old portion of Corn, Oats I
+ :' form taken back into ourselves are sure That unsightly column-as it was f*{>r so I'' the monument being darker and more
t# ;, death to us. This is no figure of speech and many years-which used to stand like j.\ big weather-beaten than the new. The slow JAMES McGIFFIX,
of but the stone between the Ionic of I rate at which contractors are able to deliver
i e no extravagance phrasing, simplefact. stump portico AND BUILDER __ -___ -:... _-
We are the prey of unnumbered par- the Treasury and the broad glittering Shadows the marble regulates the progress of the CONTRACTOR --- 0. w-:
: asitical animals so small that only the most of the Potomac, has within the j past monument. The money which Congresshas I -- ;;;;:- : -
j powerful microscope reveals them to the I two years risen into a stately obelisk, whose already appropriated.. about $800,000 in Alachua Street, between Second and Third THE MOST SUCCESSFUL REMEDY
l =.j eye When one class of these minute creatures marble sides gleam in the siih-a simple* and all, will suffice to complete the shaft and FERNANDINA, FLA. discovered, as it is certain in its
I, ; finds a home in our bodies, small-pox imposing shaft, which will one day be'! ma pyramidion, as it is called, the pyramid Orders and estimates from a distance care- effects and does:: not blister. READ PROOF
i4 is the name we give to the malady they jestic. The paragraphers who are'stilt jok- which is to top the shaft at the height of fully attended to. 25-tf BELOW.
produce. Another class causes scarlet fever; ing about it, are behind the age. It isnow! 500 feet, and rise for 55 feet, part of it beingof ,

,, S another measles ; another consumption. higher than any of the Egyptian pyramids glass in order to light the deep well of the O. S. OAKES 'J" Saved Him
The diseases produced by germs developed except that of Cheops und its companion: monument. $1,800.00.
1? : +r in consequence of defective drainage are various pyramid King Shafra's; and when Jit is When this work has been completed the CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER ADAMS N. Y., January 30, 1882.
d chiefly diphtheria tonsilitis and typhoid completed it will be more than 100, feet question of the decoration of the base will Dr. B. J. Kendall& Co.:
i+' j p, .r; disorders of manifold development. higher than either of these, and will bji! not need to be considered. The .original and MANUFACTURES\ GENTS-Having used a good deal of your
m The presence of these germs in the system only the highest known structure iii the absurd idea of surrounding it with steps Kendall's Spavin Cure with great success J
t may result in a reduction of the vitality to world, but, so it is said the highest struc- emblematic figures, statues, etc., rising to DOORS AND WINDOW FRAMESOF thought I would let you know what it has
fM : .such a degree that any infection will be ture which is known to have been | ever the height of 100 feet, has been abandoned, ALL SIZES. done for me. Two years ago I had as speedy
(,, readily absorbed and the hapless victim fall raised by the hand of man. The greatjSpire as it would destroy the effect of the obelisk. Post Office Box 174. a colt as was ever raised in Jefferson; county.
n+ {, an easy prey to any slight derangement. of the Strasburg Cathedral runs up tp{ the Whatever plan may be decided upon it jan4 Fernandina, Fla When I was breaking him he kicked over
'; We often usi the expression to throw off height of 468 feet; the height of the to\fer of seems safo to predict that it will be one con- the cross-bar and got fast and tore one of his
b: : disease, and correctly, for when one is in the Cathedral at Cologne is put at 511 ;feet ; sistent with the grand simplicity of the LOUIS A. C. LANGE, i hind legs all to pieces. I employed the best
t, t perfect health the germs of disease find no St. Peter's from the pavement to the* base monument, which is its chief merit. The farriers, but they all said he was spoiled.
+ congenial soil to sprout and grow in. We of the lantern is 448 feet, and the Milan way in which this general idea can be helpedis TTPHOLSTERER. He had a very large thorough-pin, and I
; never find moss on vigorous healthy trees Cathedral is 355 feet to the very top of the for the joint commission, of which Mr. U SADDLE AND HARNESS-MAKER, used two bottles of your Kendall's Spavin
or even pn shingles until they begin to de statue of the Madonna. The Washington Corcoran is chairman to exclude from the Foot of Centre Street, Cure, and it took the bunch entirely off:and
.? t cay-the healthy fibre resists the attacks of monument is now 340 feet above thefloor monument a good many of the stones that FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. he sold afterwards for$1800(dollars). 1 have
For the of the shaft. When it will be have been sent to be incorporated in it. and
floating organisms. same reason completed, as Furniture repaired in the best used it for bone spavins wind-galls: and
its those who obey the laws of health possess by December. 1885, at the latest,, it wall be There is a big shed in the shadow of the Hair Mattresses made to order short it has always cured completely and left the
.: sound fibre in which malarious and infec- 555 feet high, or more than forty feet higher' monument full of these stones, many of notice. 36 leg smooth.It .
i. tious germs find no place to lodge. than the very tip of the slender pinnac.1es at which have been there for twenty or thirty is a splendid medicine for rheumatism.
t ", ; The worst month in the year for typhoid Cologne. The comparison is an awkward[ years. Many of these are tasteful and ap W. K. BAUKNIGIIT I have recommended it to a good many and
it tl, pneumonia is April; and why? Because one, perhaps, but it has its uses nev4rthe- propriate-stones presented by foreign Governments they all say it does the work. I was in With-
1, the cold weather has kept, people in doors less-a plain shaft is not to be compared, -a handsome new one coming AGENT, erington feKneeland's drug store, in Adams,
:; 1 and they have breathed in their dead selves architecturally, with a cathedral or pyramid; from Brazil-States of the Union towns and WIIOLESALE AND RETAIL the other day, and saw a very fine picture
F v b over and over again, until the typhoid but it is of some interest to remembet that villages, societies, Sunday schools, etc., etc. AND STOCK DEALER, you sent them. I tried to miy it, but could
,, .. germs have fastened on the vitals multiplied while the tower of the Cologne Cathedral One broad slab is inscribed in Chinese; an- BUTCHER ANDDealer not; they said if I would write to yon that
'. ,I in the tissues and absorbed more or will probably taper into the air with avery! other in Greek ; another in German ; one is in Ice you would send me one. I wish yon would,
;; ,; less the life of the individual. A slight cold small diameter, the Washington monument from the Sultan of Turkey, with a Turkish and I will do you all the good I can.
; still further depresses the vitality and makes at 500 feet, or almost exactly the game inscription ; one from the governor and TENNESSEE BEEF A SPECIALTY, Very respectfully. E. S. LYMAX.Kendall's .
c t. ".,;: the increase of these germs more and more height, will show a width of thirty-1iv' feet commune of the Islands of the Paros and BROOM STREET WHARF
r!.. : '::t. easy, until the fight for life becomes alarm- on each of its four faces. At the basel!each Naxos in the Grecian Archipelago ; another 19-tf FERNANDINA FLA.
.a I it ing' and ends, we all know in too many of these sides has a width of fifty-five* feet, from the Cherokee Nation ; another is inscribed Spavin Cure.
'. 4 ,r cases, how sadly. While everything is frozen showing that the tapering of the coluiim, is simply "From Braddock's field,"
,( up it is difficult to take proper care of very gradual. As one stands near the foot which sends the mind back to the scene ON HUMAN FLESH.
:w refuse accumulate drains become and l looks the column like where the ,young officer of twentythreemoved oFi
a r .; '1 sewage; piles up seems ajgreat B VEVAY. IND., August 12, 1881.
i..: '., ; choked, cellars gather decaying mat- tower of rock growing out of the eartKi and about so calmly among the whistling In Z Dr. B. J. Kendall dL .:
; ,:: ter, waste-pipes: become foul, and all these reaching the sky. Work was begun a port bullets that it was said he really een1(>II to \ : GENTS-Sample of circulars received today -
;u' ,. agencies combine, unless counteracted very time since for the season and by December enjoy" it. One stone is from AlexandriaVa. :Y dto = Please send me some with my imprint,
it' : early in the spring, to increase the tide of the monument will probably be about 430 ., from the descendants of the friends and ) printed on one side only. The Komla/I's
,;: into the with feet i i neighbors of Washington. All such offer-
':; t parasites floating body every high. : = Spavin Cure is in excellent demand with us,
: : ::'T breath. The subtle poison cannot be detected The engineering feat by which a nev1 and ings have their meaning, and should havean ZOi ::4fl and not only for animals but for human
s ': ';" often by the most acute olfactory enlarged foundation was inserted unler[ a honorable place in the interior of the I :t'j d ;:::" ailments also. Mr. Jos. Voris one of the
.t I'I nerve, and there are no chemical tests that structure 150 feet high and weighing 71,5oo.- monument, where it is proposed to use all R ? leading farmers in our county sprained an
: can be applied by the non-professional to 000 pounds, as the monument was when such stones. But where the only design of ankle badly, and knowing the value of the
if! t! i determine their presence. Eternal vigilance if.i i- work was begun in 1878, is one which}; can the giver has been to have his'name built FIRST CLASS 20 years' remedy for horses,tried it on himself and it
is the of and not of lib- be described Colonel; into a monument that will stand for OPERATIONS ; :
: price liberty, only adequately by many V7 experience charges reasonable. Sets did far better than he had expected;; cured
: r t.( ty alone, but of health. And this vigilance Casey, the engineer in charge, and hei= says centuries or to advertise his business, which of Teeth on Gold; Celluloid or Rubber, and the sprain in very: short order.
'f I J i must be exercised not only upon the outside that though often urged to do so, he {:shall is plainly the case with a number of the set warranted to fit or refunded. Yours respectfully, C. 0. TIIIE AXD.
br/. .,Iof of the cup and platter," but it must go not write a line upon the subject until;l the stones, they ought to be rejected. A conceited every. Loose money Price
or ill-looking Sets re-set, and $1 per bottle, or 6 bottles for $5. All
I, ,t, to the heart of things, to the foundations monument is completed. Perhaps itt! will militia company ought not to be made
: and allowed to inscribe its roll on the walls of entirely satisfactory. Consultationsand druggists have it or can get it for you, or it
K ; : and search out every nook crevice with make the story more intelligible to go5back
.. t advice will be
free, and willingly given. 10 sent: to any address on receipt of
little. The of to Washington the monument nor should a nora
r cleansing power. a plan a monument newspaper
t price by the Proprietors DR. B. J. KENDALL
., f t In removing offal from our premises we in the city bearing his name was, as locomotive works be permitted to adver- & CO.. -
Enosburgh Falls Vt.
t j. .. need to remember that the wet earth does many will remember, formally approved by tise its business there, any more than a DRUGS MEDICINES ETC.DR. Send for Illustrated Circular.,
e ,,d; ti+ : ,r neither deodorize nor disinfect it : dry earth Congress in a resolution passed less: tlan! a soap-maker or a patent-medicine man. The ,
k ,, } alone can do this and there must be sufficient fortnight after his death), and which requested man who should carve his name into the Sold by all Druggists.
x ,; : / dry earth to absorb all the moisture, that his family permit his boy to marble surface of the pile would be con- J. D. PALMER. T. W. PALMER.
; ;, \ :'; f.. or exhalations dangerous to life will be be deposited under it. The monument was sidered a vandal. It is difficult to see why STOVES TIN WARE
0' r, .>;.i given out. "A little leaven leaventh the to be erected by the United States, but oth- the man who buys a bit of stone for a few PALMER BRO'S, --- ETC. ,
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1 : '/.d whole lump."' One foul pipe in a house is ing was done. In 1833 an association of dollars and puts his name on it with the ------ ----- -

-"j; ;I. enough to kill its inhabitants if it has a leading citizens in Washington was foi rued, same object is any better, and the commis- -++;-+1 I II Iff I : W. P. STREETY,
,r : ;'t good chance at them. One neglected refuse which, having collected enough money by sioners ought. not to make themselves his Second Street
1 the
: I : : 1 heap may breed pestilence enough to de- private subscription to begin work secured accomplices.-Correspondence New York Tri- I PIIARl\IACISTS opposite Post-Office,

ijt stroy a whole neighborhood. A broken the site from Congress in 1848, and laSiR the bune. I FERNANDINA, FLA.
h --- ------ -- -+ II : II
r: brick in a sewer just under a closet opening corner-stone on July 4th of that year; In A DIFFICULT PROBLEM SOLVED. The desire tlll lltil Ir
i : ; I. into the rooms of Prince Albert caused his the eight years following the shaft : -
for stimulants is evil
death. ried to the of 156 feet where ;Work becoming a monstrous
height ,
; r 1 Centre Street, near Depot,
and how to it is serious
overcome a questionwith
\ : t"t What we term modern conveniences" was suspended for lack of funds anjl; no
reformers. Parker's tonic
4'' d i i 'f include many conveniences that are often stone was laid on the shaft from thatttime Ginger fairly
solves the difficult It FERNANDINA FLORIDA.
1 "I.. l very detrimental to health. If the bathrooms until August8th., an interval of tw nty- problem. invigorates -
and mind without and
': ", i.t4 in houses could be contrived four which the body intoxicating,
; i ,r our so years, during slavery Citation { has brought health and to
; 'i as to open on a piazza, which might be latticed the civil war, and the convuhions happiness many
'e : t 1'. instead of opening into the house and growing out of it, united to detract the desolate homes.-Enquirer. ;%ABSOLUTELY PURE;

r t', ,p! infecting it. as they do, great gain would result public mind from a work peculiarly natfonal ENTIRELY-SATISFACTORY.-------Ladies- ,'.. U ,
I J', L' to the health of its inhabitants. Well and suggestive of peace and unity: Bui one that combines- wishinga DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED ''G I T I !4' I'lil'

:. '( h/ i. people do not suffer so much from immedi- of the great reasons why the flow of little perfume richness find Floreston novelty Cologne delicacyand pKr ter,:,
: t t ate exposure to malarious influences as do subscriptions from all over the land[was ., entirely DRUGS AND CHEMICALS Ke, ..
: i .' a i "r invalids and little children. Doubtless our stopped, was the belief, which became satisfactory.In ,
,;: .r ':' .: pallid city children would be less pallid general, that the foundation was not strong fevers, malaria biliousness heartburn, .; _
','f I :.. ','' ;: than they are if the old-fashioned washbowl enough. When Mr. Corcoran, Dr. Johsi B. etc.,'nothing is so beneficial as Brown's Iron Standard Patent Medicines,
i ,. and pitcher and slop-pail, carried out every Blake, and other citizens here, succeeded in Bitters.
t 'I"'f 'U s sI ; day, superseded the elegant marble basin inducing Congress to undertake the Completion -
";: r and rosewood framed bathtub, which, left which it did by a resolution i iiv the -I| Fancy TOILET Article, |-
-: i : 1 to the care of servants, become elegant centennial year constituting a joint commission /'i1'S':':';\" ',. EY''f.I
.. r causes of diseases and death. it was found that this belie -avas )'}, :::! :! STOVES, HEATERS, RANGERS
i ; t Sunshine is the great healer,sunshine supplemented correct. The monument which, as already r--. i" -- PERFUMERY, TIN AND SHEETIROX"ARE

.. -: '+ 1' with abundance fresh air. "In stated, showed a breadth of 55 feet on each r..,. :- t .,:.-.I.iJ .-
':. :L Him was life and the life was the light of of its faces at the base line rested up;>n a bJ ,. r. ::.J I LUBIN'S EXTRACTS, etc. ROOFING AND GUTTERING,
/h. Y
: :' men." In many senses are life and light foundation only] 80 feet square and 23? feet i.j-..!. 1.i21 ;"ti.-a PUMPS: DRIVEN WELLS ETC.
: interchangeable words. When we put seeds deep, and poorly constructed at that. Below OF ALL ,
f }i ;'f-l PLANS, FOR: ALL CROPS,
I : > ;; in the ground we must cover them away this was the ground, of rather a '1ield- FC:! ALL CLIMATES.VT3 : Jjiir Especial and careful attention paidto A large stock of Stoves on hand. Give mea
: ::1r- t' from the light or they will not germinate. ing nature. If they had gone on heading\ rrc-: t'ioirt Trrmcrs,1r..t seed; KTOIV- PHYSICIANS' PRESCRIPTIONS, by call, and compare my prices with those of
.. '::,t" : s We give them warmth, moisture and darkness stone upon the monument the result would c. ....J I.._ ;. 't; screJ dealers c:::;where; LC..CO an experienced Druggist. other houses, here or elsewhere.
'!:, i t t and under these conditions they develop simply have been that the weight would| t i_''v.'-,.ik tz." :: -:1C1 for rjrthicf: :::?Dcst 8ccc; !;*
: t life. The same conditions in our have driven it downward like a punch?. It y. .' urrGxs are tcs'ed, tnd crly tha beet bent cut. $ ? MR. RABB, the :Manager, will sleep REAL ESTATE.
i \: }" ;! '' houses develop active life in all malarious would probably have settled unevenly J and Oar Annual Ca.talog-J.8 and Price List brings TIILJC.1Z.VTZST over the store and will respond to all callsat ,
t : : SEED STORE IN THE -- ------- -- ---- --
I ;ptr(' I and infectious germs. Therefore when the we should have had either a new ieaiiing V/OSIJ TO YOUR OWN DOOR. It includes night. 51 THE
:I ; ; searching sun ray penetrates and illumines tower of Pisa, or perhaps no tower ai all, : all the desirable new and standard varieties
; r. : our interiors and the purifying air absorbs which would have furnished either why a cf T"orar, Vegetable: Held and Tree Seeds and :EST.A.BLISI-.IED 1871.
,. "I' moisture and carries off poisonous cffluvias, fine paragraph for the newspaper cs rre- FisU: Sent FREE to any address. rpOWN IMPROVEMENT: COMPANY.
) ., t our rooms are cleansed and made fit to live spondents, but would not probably |iave Hi:2AWI I:: SIBLEY & CO. Seedsmen --
'p t :' I j ;,' t", in, other fundamental sanitary conditions been of much benefit to any other class in Rochester,N.Y,and Chlcaeo,111.Cfb <
I : 'j 1! being complied with.! There is certainly the community. f DRUGS anHORSEY MEDICINES Fcriiumliiia,
: ,'." r". enough light and air and dry earth 'for all ,Obviously the foundation needed to be
;1 uses of health. What is needed is intelligence strengthened, and Colonel Casey addressed Towns on R. R. Line.

i'Ji: :. t' to utilize them in such a way that himself to a task which a good many t engineers l ds RgfE pal( v
'i, ;' i health shall be promoted and disease pre- would have preferred not to under :l DESCRI paicEl., : : & CO., And Cedar Key.
:. .
.;,. I vented. _____________ take. Going down below the foundation
; 'i already, built, he dug from under,it ,all
i .' \"" ; ",. ,1? T ABOUT* THE CASTOR JJEAN.L around a core of earth 44 feet square, di i rectl I v
., ; ; J Some time in the not very far distant .future under the centre of the foundation ;{and = Offers to Lessees and Purchasers a large
;"l the castor bean is destined to take avery monument, and the 71,500,000 pounds of
I', important part in the agricultural and weight stood on this pillar of earth. [The Will be mailed pals to all applicants and to customers number of the most eligible and desirable
t ';};'. t commercial economy of Florida. Nothing new excavation was of a depth of 13;feet, of last year without orderinpr it It contains Centre Street,
':' '. ',,'t.', that grows here thrives with so little care and made a cellar under the foundation:; 126 about descriptions 175 pages and; 600 valuable illustrations directions, prices-for planting accurate Lots, suitable for Business Purposes, or for
: ':J' ; and attention. Once planted it is planted feet square. This was filled with Solid 1500 varieties of Vegetable and Flower Seeds,: FERXANDINAFLORIDA,
p i i: ( for years. The annual of the North is here masonry, except where the core of earth Plants, Fruit Trees,etc. Invaluable to all, caper City or Suburban Residences,
; tally to Market
Gardeners. Send for it
: t treejwhich'; and flourishes for years stood which not removed. Then the !
iI : l' a grows was : D. M. FERRY & CO. DETROIT MICR
', : :,:. ,, requiring no care, fertilizing itself, and enriching sides of the old foundation above were torn KEEP constantly on hand a fine assort- UPON EASY TERMS.
; J: the land on which it grows. The down for a considerable distance under the of FRESH and PURE FOREIGN -
; : ., 1"t yield of seed is continuous throughout the walls of the shaft rebuilt of better materials, NOTICE. and DOMESTIC Liberal l Discounts on Values allowed to
J: : P year, and as there is no liability of damage and spread out, further over the new base SIX WEEKS AFTER DATE I WILL
<.;' from frosts.there is no hurried harvest for below, thus distributing the pressure ovjer a to the Judge of the County Courtin Drugs and Chemicals parties engaged in manufacturing or indus-
0/' .i;; ,, the crop.: It is believed by those who have much larger area. So, instead of a foundation and for the l1nty.of, Nassau, Fla., for ,
: the matter some thought that it can only 80 feet square, that is, extending letters of administration on the estate of rial enterprises, who will erect on the prop-

M ,r., given as a shade for most garden vege- only 12i feet beyond each of the four faces, Nelson Parker, deceased. Homoeopathic and Patent Medicines,
.: tables, tender plants and flowers, as the few there is now a foundation 126 feet square, F. C. SUHRER. erty purchased substantial improvementsfor

q random experiments'show that the plants extending 35 feet beyond each face, :and Fernandina, Fla., May 12, 1883. 6t Proprietary and Fancy Goods, residence, or in which to conduct their
t: will grow and thrive underneath the shadeof running 13 feet deeper. A good many;;engineers -
# the broad ]leaves of the bean. Indeed, sop have come at different times to visit Valuable Orange Lands for Sale. business.
far as ,the matter has been tested, plants the monument and inspect this interesting Tracts containing I twenty acres each of FINE TOILET ARTICLES,
j seem to do better when protected. At pres work One of them looked at it a long time choice, high hammock land on Orange Lake, INDUCEMENTS TO MANUFACTURERS -
.i : ent there is no market price for the beans. without saying anything. Then he :; remarked suitable for orange growing and truck farm PERFUMERY, SOAPS, ETC.,
;: A standing offer of,a moderate price. per: quietly : Well, that's easy enough ing, are now offered for sale. These landsare by exemption for a term of years from
t'' =r bushel would secure the planting extensively to do, but I don't know one engineer Jn a very conveniently situated for transportation IN GREAT VARIETY.
and after a single season a sufficient thousand who would want to try it.. !The by water orrail; and will'be' sold on taxation, offered by the several cities and
quantity could be secured at a low price to result proves how well the work has lieen terms to suit purchasers. Titles are unques- 1
keep an oil mill in operation. A ]large and done. Since thelayingof J stone was renewed tionable. Also valuable timber lands in Jj2r Physicians' Prescriptions towns. Apply to
uncommonly fine looking bean is produced 28.355, tons of stone have been added toHhe large bodies. G. R. FAIRBANKS, carefully compounded with pure Drugs, at CHAS. W. LEWIS,

t here. It can be left on the tree until fully pile and the, settlement of the shaft. due. ;; to I February 1618S2.,.;.;. Fernandina, Fla. reasonable prices. Office cor Beach & 7th sts., Fernandina.
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THE CANAL QUESTION sagacity can foresee will ever cease to tax double its width and capacity, its total cost will not save New York while grain can be 333 Take the FLORAL CITY ROUTE
the resources of the country while they re wouldlstill: remain less than one-sixth of the shipped from Chicago Milwaukee and Du- the NEW SHORT LINE via the Florida
TIlE BARGE VS. TIlE FLORIDA SHIP CANAL- main. enormous cost of the ship canal. luth to Europe without breaking bulk ; nor Central and Western Railroad. + ? w
JCIXJE FRY'S NEW ORLEANS RESOLUTIONS Taking a proper view of the situation, it In dIe statement of Judge Fry that the the ship canal New Orleans, while, in addi- Through tickets via this line at the Com
SUPERIORITY OF TIlE BARGE CANAL seems to us that it would have been the Okefinbkee summit level of the barge canalis tion to breaking bulk heavy canal and jetty pany's Depot Ticket Office, and at No. 7 1 "?
CITIES OF THE ATLANTIC SLEEPING policy of New Orleans to welcome both enterprises 1071 fleet above tidewater on the St. Marys, fees must be superadded to time and danger West Bay Street. '
OVER THEIR INTERESTS. ; the one to shorten the line of he inadvertently, admits a f1.Lct'as remarkable I, of Gulf navigation. That grand mission is WILLIAM:: O. AMES:: ,
We have before us a preamble and resolutions such heavy ships as might choose to leave as Ct: is fatal to the future value of the reserved alone to the steamboat and barge Gen'l Passenger Agent.Jacksonville ,
on the comparative merits of the two the Atlantic for a cruise through the ship ship canal. Actual survey shows that canal from the mouth of the Mississippi Fla. =4
canal projects across the peninsula of Florida ] canal and the jetties at a heavy cost of tow- that there is scarcely ten miles between that river across the peninsula Florida through W. M.. DAVIDSON, .
which were adopted April 23. by citizens age, and the other to relieve the annual summit: level and tidewater while the ridge Okefinokee to the Atlantic ocean, where, General Manager, :
and the Cotton Exchange of New Orleans grain blockade, which so much hinders the which ;surrounds Okefinokee, at a varying from the land-locked waters of the Gulf it i Jacksonville, Fla. .
at the suggestion of Judge Fry, vice- population and development of the great distance! of from two to three miles from the enters the capacious harbor of St. :Mary's: j. s. MCELROY,
president representing the Ship:; Canal Com- valley from which she expects to derive her swamp; has an elevation of from fifteen to connecting with another magnificent systemof Master Transportation, h ,.
They were evidently prepared for commercial prosperity. The two enterprises thirty :;feet only and nowhere more than inland navigable waterways stretching Tallahassee, Fla.
the pany.double purpose of inspiring public con might be prosecuted in harmony, if it be three"rtiiles wide between the bed of the along the entire eastern shores of the At-

fidence in the Ship Canal Company, and of true as claimed, that the barge canal i lake orswamp!" and the bed of the St. Marys lantic. IME CARD.
destroying that confidence in the Steamboatand not dispense with the ship canal," both I river. Let the products of the Mississippi valley _L OF THE
Barge Canal Company, to which end contributing in some degree to the growth ThesE facts show that a short canal or be brought into these waters at the ports of
the advantages of the one are exaggerated and prosperity of the city ; but if they must ditch of three miles in length from one to St. Mary's, Fernandina, Savannah, Port FLORIDA TRANSIT & PENINSULAR >
and those of the other grossly misrepresented war against each other, with the influenceof thirty feet in depth, would actually drain Royal and Charleston, as shown heretofore RAILROADAND
in the face of the highest official testimony New Orleans on the side of the ship canal Okefinokee into the St. Marys, furnishingwater can be done far cheaper than they can be "
to the contrary-testimony from United that city cannot reasonably complain if power of 107 feet fall in a distance of shipped over the Northern railways even to FERNANDINA P, .
:States: surveys, and presumably, well Judge Fry's resolutions fail to estop the barge ten miles, and endowing the enterprise with Chicago, or reloaded at New Orleans to be & JACKSONVILLE R. R.
known to Judge Fry and the Ship Canal canal from reopening Bonnet Carre bayou half a million acres of fertile drained lands towed through the jetties and the ship ca- In Effect January 7th, 1883. ,
Company.Having. so recently closed at great expense, restoring] within [the State of Georgia alone without nal, and New York will no longer be mor- 'l.
premised and resolved that the the delta distribution of the river, and thus touching the vast territory of Florida with tified at seeing her ballasted ships enter GOING SOUTH. mL' n,

canal is a feasible enterprise would saving the city from its threatened desertion the drei;: ling machine. These lands couldbe upon a two-thousand mile cruise around a Leave Fernandina....................._. 8.00a.m. ,.
confer great commercial advantage upon in spite of the opposition of those who immediately placed on the market, man- dangerous cape to obtain cargoes of grain ; Leave Hart's Road.....................? 8.42a.m.
Sew Orleans and, therefore, should be would like to be regarded as its friends. It ufactories: erected to utilize this inexhaustible and Great Britain, with Canada, will no Leave Callahan........................... 9.48 a.m.
speedily constructed, the resolutions proceed is true that Bonnet Carre, connecting Lake water power and millions of feet of fine longer have it in their power to cut her off Leave Dutton....................... ....10.15 a.m. .
warmly to attack the barge canal in Borgne with the river is about fifty miles timber floated to the tide level from the from the best-paying trade of her own terri- Leave Brandy Branch ................10.30 a.m.
the following language : above New Orleans, and that such a termi- drained!forests of Okefinokee. Here then tory. Savannah too is vitally interested in Leave Baldwin..........................11.05 a.m.
"And whereas, this meeting is further advised nus of the barge canal would leave the city is capital in hand at the very' beginning of this question. Her citizens seem indifferentto Leave :Maxville.......................;.11.32 a.m.
that at the last session of the Legislature totally out of the route instead of reducing the barge canal more than sufficient to an enterprise that would do more to make Leave Highland...........................11.55 a.m. ,
of Florida a was duly chartered her to the insignificance of a passing station complete it to the Gulf port of St. Marks. her the great port of the South than all her Leave Lawtey ............................12.15 p.m.
l and with corporate company rights obtained ," but that would be her own choice, But these great advantages are extremely other projects combined. There would be Leave Temple's.........................12.30 p.m.
under, the laws of Louisiana,Mississippi and since there are abundant waters for a nearer dangerous; to the ship canal and if public opened up to Savannah nearly 200 milesof Arrive Starke............................12.34 p.m.
Alabama claim full rights to construct and approach and not the fault of the canal attention can be turned away from them a new country now almost unknown to Leave Starke .............................12.56 p.m. t ,w
operate a barge canal from the Mississippiriver people. If, however under the pressurenow great victory would result to the monopolizing her trade before touching the North Gulf Leave Thurston ........................_ 1.06 p.m. k' ,
through Lake Borgne or Pontchar- indicated, the barge canal should be railways now absolutely taxing at will coast where she would be connected with Arrive Waldo.............................. 1.30 p.m. l -
train through Mississippi Sound, Mobile obliged to enter Lake Borgne and pass the the great and growing industries of the the Gulf cities by water as now by rail. It Leave Waldo.............................. 1.35 p.m.
bay, thence on through the headwaters of city by carrying with it her shipping. Mississippi valley dictating the terms of is sheer nonsense to talk about the canal interfering Leave Gainesville........................ 2.27p.m.
the Gulf to St. Mark's bay, and thence over- from land to sea and from sea to land," prosperity to the Eastern cities of the North, with the prosperity of these rail- Leave Arredondo ............... ......... 2.43 p.m.
land through the Okefinokee Swamp, witha whose interest we ask, should be consulted and starving out as rapidly as their syndi- roads. Not one-fifth of the resources of the Leave Batton............................. 2.57 p.m.
summit level of over 107 feet above sea the sole interest of New Orleans or that of cates cart effect it the commercial importanceof country are yet developed and the peopleare Leave Archer.............................. 3.15 p.m. ..
level and thence to Fernandina or Bruns- the eastern half of the continent? Was the the cities of the South Atlantic. What, entitled to the cheapest transportationthe Leave Bronson ........................... 3.50p.m. I
wick on the seaboard being about 700 miles Mississippi valley created for New Orleans i if to secure this prize they paid the cost of a nature of the circumstances will permit. Leave Otter Creek....................... 4.27 p.m. '",.... .
long, requiring 200 miles canal digging with or the latter for the valley ? Why not as twenty qr forty million dollars canal across The interest and prosperity of the railroads Leave Rosewood...... ................... 5.02 p.m. ;..::.
costly dams across some rivers, and 34 locksto much for Chicago, which city is quite as the remote peninsula of Florida? It wouldbe themselves depend upon low rates of trans Arrive Cedar Key........................ 5.35 p.m. : 1' "
get up and down the summit level, witha great a distributor of its products, and in a mere trifle partly refunded in Florida portation to encourage development insteadof GOING NORTH.
the event of the failure of the at the lands nrtire than quadrupled by the impoverishing the industries and no
costly lock and improvements to let the jetties Leave Cedar Key.......................... 7.25 a.m. 4
mouth of the will haveno singjegrain) from the Northwestern class of business have been to
I waters" of the Mississippi river into these shifting Mississippi, i a crop men quicker Leave Rosewood......................... 8.05 a.m. .,
Southern rival for the trade of the valley valley, and if successful in defeating the discover this truth than the of thereat
f Gulf waters and dredging the Gulf watersto managers Leave Otter Creek........................ 8.40 a.m.
attain a depth of 9 feet all the way, and ? barge papal would yield a perpetual harvest systems consolidated under syndicatesto Leave Bronson................. ........... 9.22a.m. .
then only one barge or one steamboat couldgo The truth is, that the great river and its at tlie small cost of keeping up a show of lower rates and effect this very object. Leave Archer.............................. 9.52a.m. '
through each lock and the canal at a valley belong to the whole country and no business land providing comfortable establishments When rates are finally reduced to the minimum Leave Batton .............................10.09 a.m.
time ; and barges could not go through it. local interest will be able to prevent the ; for a number of theoretically en.terprising. it will be upon the basis of transportation Leave Arredondo .......................10.24 a.m.

abreast as they come down the Mississippiriver flowing out of its advantages to other dense gentlemen.It where permanent prosperity establish Leave Gainesville......................10.50 a.m.
which would require the canal: and ly-populated sections. If the General Gov- is unnecessary} to compare further the itself in the mutual service and harmony Arrive Waldo.............................11.40 a.m.
locks to be fully doubled in width, and in ernment can construct a canal from the i merits of the two enterprises in order to Savannah of the two methods of transportation. Leave Waldo .......................... ..12.00 m. .
cost being even much greater than that for Mississippi river to the Gulf Mexico: and show the: trained measure of the resolutions News.THE Leave Thurston..........................12.24 p.m.
the ship canal.: thence along the coast eastward to the Atlantic referred to, for that is apparent upon their - --- -- -- -- Arrive
Starke............................12.38 p.m.
"It would not then carry any of the other without the consent of the States, face and-should attract the attention of the HEIGHT OF FOLLY.-To wait until you Leave Starke................................ 1.00 p.m
commerce of the Gulf, and, therefore would and said canal can be utilized to do the mis- cities of the Atlantic and the people of the are in bed with diseases you may not get Leave Temple's.......................... 1.09 p.m.
not dispense with the ship canal. chief to New Orleans apprehended ;In the East wlo[ are looking forward to cheap over for months, is the height of folly when Leave Lawtey ............................ 1.33p.m.
*' The express object of this barge canal is resolutions, why, then, wesay, it will surely water transportation for relief from undue you might be easily cured during the early i Leave Highland ........................._ 1.55 p.m. d
declared to be for the purpose of carrying be constructed as soon as capitalists under railway taxation. But further stress shouldbe symptoms by Parker's Ginger Tonic. We i Leave Maxville........................... 2.19 p.m.
barges and steamboats laden with commerce stand the advantages which compel the laid upon the fact that as the port of have known siekly families made the healthiest Arrive Bald win......... .................. 2.43 p.m.
coming down the Mississippi river, to pass hostility of the Ship Canal Company ; not I New Orleans is by no means secure against by a timely use of this pure medicine. Leave Baldwin ........ ................. 2.53p.m. .
directly through this canal to the Atlantic indeed to consummate that mischief but desertionjby; the'! river and consequent abandonment -Observer.
Leave Brandy Branch.................. 3.15 p.m. ;
port without breaking bulk at New Orleansor to convince Judge Fry and the Cotton Exchange of the jetties at its mouth, the ---- -. --- Leave Dutton ............................_ 3.35p.m. .

Mobile on its passage. of their mistake-to prove to them steamboat and barge canal promises the only HIGHLY ESTEEMED.-The youthful color Leave Callahan.......................... 4.25 p.m.
The object of this barge canal is to make that the development of the resources of sure relic;to the people of the valley againstthe and a rich lustre are restored to faded or Leave Hart's Road...................... 5.15 p.m.
New Orleans and Mobile mere passing stations Mississippi valley by the easier safer Northwestern? railway monopolies, and gray hair by the use Parker Hair Balsam i Arrive Fernandina ............... ..... 5.50 p.m.
and to take from them the shipping and cheaper transportation of its products I the only certainty of distribution of the pro- a harmless dressing highly esteemed for its
from land to sea and from sea to land will not necessarily prove detrimental" I ducts of the valley among the ports of the perfume and purity. Trains daily, except Sunday.PENINSULAR .
and to that extent would be detrimentalto to the commercial interests of New Orleans.It Atlantic. ) The ship canal would be wholly t

the interests of New Orleans. Moreover is well known to them or should be. powerless to support the commerce of New DIVISION.
this commerce can be transferred that the inability of that city to control the Orleans in the almost certain event of the RAILROADS. GOING SOUTH. I.
much quicker and cheaper at New Orleans, changing; of the current of the Mississippito
trade of the rise to the
valley gave numerous Leave Waldo Junction................. 1.40 /. e
and thence be shipped through the jetties the AJchafalaya, while the barge canal --------- p.m.
and the ship canal to an Atlantic port, than valley Northwestern trade and that railways with engaged the in aid the of would still conduct the great bulk of the FLORA CITY ROUTE. Leave Dixie................................ 2.02p.m. "
will ever be possible through said barge ca even Leave Hawthorne ................. ..... 2.20p.m.
, the jetties (without which the moving productsof valley to her wharves.
, nal. Then too, barges steamboats could will be useless to her), she does not ship canal Its system of barge transportation through FLORIDA CENTRAL & WESTERN R. R. Leave Lochloosa......................... 2.38 p.m.
not live through the frequent storms and seriously to endanger their shallow waterhums, already been demonstrated -- Leave Orange Lake..................... 3.04 p.m.
profits. In Leave Anthony Place................. 3.31
hurricanes common on these headwaters of view of her great distance from the to be the only successful competition it is JACKSONVILLE, May 13th, 1883. p.m.
the Gulf; therefore, Atlantic to Leave Silver Spring..................... 4.00p.m. .
the of possible bring against the Northwesternrailways
cost bulk
Rcsolval, That this meeting deems said breaking for reshipment, mid the British / COMMENCING: this date, Trains on this Leave Ocala................ ...............? 4.30 p.m.
towage through the jetties and canal fees steam lines throughthe \j road and its connection will run as follows -
barge canal project as impracticable; would proportioned to forty million Welland canal and the great lakes. If Leave Lake Weir Station.............. 5.18 p.m.
dollars ;
not benefit commerce at large; will be superseded capital invested the or ship fifty canal dues not it is contended that competition betweenthe : Arrive Wildwood........................ 5.45 p.m.

:; by the ship canal as the cheapestand promise greatly to increase her competition latter will reduce freights to the minimum WESTWARD.No.. No. 1.Accom. GOING NORTH. t,

quickest route and inimical to the interests with these lines. In fact, the Northern and w answer; first that ultimate profit Mail. Leave Wildwood........... .............. 7.00a.m.
of New Orleans and ought not to receive Canadian railways and canals could not would inure to the superior British lines ; Leave Jacksonville....... 6.00 p m 9.30 a m Leave Lake Weir Station.............. 7.35

the sanction' and commercial influenceof "- have enlisted a better ally than the Florida second that great monopolies national or Arrive Baldwin ............ 7.15pm 10.13am Leave Ocala..............................,. 9.00 a.m.
Xl'Orleans/ Ship Canal in the work of enabling them to international, will agree on terms of mutual Lake City...........11.45pm 1.00pm Leave Silver Spring..................... 9.18a.m.
I It is to be regretted that any number, draw away the commerce of New Orleans accommodation ; and. third that in ten Live Oak............ 1.25am 2.18pm Leave Anthony Place................. 9.46a.m. .
however small, of the citizens of New Orleans and after all, it may turn out that their interests prosperous years from this date all the :Madison: ............ 3.35am 4.03pm Leave Orange Lake ....................10.13 a.m.
allowed themselves to be drawn into effected the resuscitation of what the present' existing British and Northwestern D.ft on............... 5.._)t-> a nl tJ.II: 30 pIn 'i Leave Lochloosa: ................... .....10.39a.m.
an indorsement of statements so overdrawnin country: long regarded as the defunct Ship railways and canals combined will.not be Monticello ......... 5.55am 5.50pm I Leave Hawthorne......................10.57 a.m.
the one case and so manifestly unjust Canal Company. It would not have been able to move one-half the surplus grain and Tallahassee.?...... 7.00am 7.00pm Leave Dixie...............................11.15 a.m. .
j and untrue in the other. If it is argued difficult to persuade them that the construc- other crops; in that portion of Mississippi Leave Tallahassee......... 7.25pm Arrive AValdo Junction..... .........11.35 a.m. ;'
that the commercial interests of the city tion of the ship canal would result in the valley north of the :Stales:; of Tennessee and Arrive Quincy............. 8.40 pin Trains daily, except Sunday.
dictated this action, and required her to abandonment of the barge canal project and Arkansas. This has already been provedby Chatta. River..... 9.40pm
favor the ship rather than the barge canal that the impossibility of the formers ever experience the failure arising from two Leave River Junction... 9.40 p in

it may be answered that a liberal and enlightened coming into competition with the Northern conspicuous circumstances that cannot be Arrive:\Iarianna.: .......... 11.23 pm FERNANDINA & JACKSONVILLE R. R.
public policy should have suggested railways would secure to them perpetual controlled\ now or hereafter by transportation Pensacola........... 6.35am GOING SOUTH.
also, that while it was legitimate and immunity from the danger of cheap water I linesofthe: North ; first the impossibility Montgomery..... 8.50 p m
proper to guard the commercial interests of transportation from the Mississippi to the of operating these lines against the .. :Mobile.............. 4.25pm Leave Fernandina..11.35 a.m. 6.15 p.m.
New Orleans it might be impolitic and un- Atlantic Ocean. The only hope of this advantage ice and show.' blockades of winter, at the New Orleans...... 10.15pm Leave Hart's Road......12.05 p.m. 6.55 p.m. j

just to denounce and oppose a public enter to the East depends upon the barge very time when the grain is most valuablein Houston........... 6.50am Arrive Jacksonville.... 1.00 p.m. 8.00 p.m.
prise the commercial world may prefer to canal, which competent engineers have the Eastern markets ; and second, the GOING NORTH.

the local interests of a single city. It is pos shown could be constructed from St. :Marys: impracticability of transporting an abundant EASTWARD.No.. No. 2. Leave Jacksonville.... 9.00a.m. 3.35p.m. :
sible that the country, including the Stateof on the Atlantic, to the mouth of the Mississippi grain crop over costly railways of great Accom. Mail. Leave Hart's Road?... 9.35 a.m. 4.01 p.m.

Louisiana since that State granted cor- river, a distance of nearly 700 miles lengths when the market value of the grain Arrive Jacksonville...... 6.40 a m 4.30 Arrive Fernandina.....10.40a.m. 5./)/ p.1I1 i
porate rights to the barge canal not for less than $10.000,000 while the falls below the railway cost of pIn
may ship canal transportation. Trains double daily except Sunday.
deem it Baldwin............. 5.15am 3.48pm
an impracticable enterprise and has never been estimated at less than Figures are abundant to establish "
City. 1.20 a m 12.47 m
may require construction, notwithstanding $40,000,000 though extending on1across these facts, and the losses entailed thereby
) the opposition of the Ship Canal Company the narrow peninsula of Florida. It utilizes upon the farmers of the Northwest who LiveOak............11.40pm 11.34am Leave Jacksonville...................... 9.45a.m.
and the Cotton Exchange.The none of the land-locked waters of the Gulf sometimes find it more economical to burn Madison ............ 9.30pm 10.08am Arrive Fernandina.....................11.10 a.m. I
means employed to destroy public for the benefit of numerous towns and cities grain for winter fuel than cheap coal from '"' Drifton.....,......... 7.20pm 8 23 a m Leave Fernandina........................5.00 p.m.
confidence its merits will be more likely needing trade and traffic for development, the neighboring mines. From this state of Monticello ......... 7.45 pIn 8.50 a m Arrive Jacksonville...................... 6.25 p.m.CONNECTIONS. .
Tallahassee....... 6.45am
to have the contrary effect, for the resolutions draws no trade from the interior to the affairs in the richest valley in the world the 5.30pm
Leave Tallahassee ........ 7.00 a m N
bear their own refutation in the mouths of the demands relief the
recital numerous rivers flowing into country by adoption ofa
Arrive Quincy.............. 5.30 a m
of the claims of the barge canal, met. the Gulf east of the Mississippi, and offers method and line of transportation not '
Leave Chatt'chee River 4.30
only by declarations of opinion wholly un- in drainage nothing to compare with the only exempt from ice and snow blockadesin Arrive River Junction.. 4.30 a a m m
accompanied by facts. Indeed the 800,000 of fertile lands winter but also and AT FERNANDINA, FLA., k
proceed- acres to be given to adapted by capacity Marianna.......... 2.28am ;
ing shows that"so self-evident and irresistible settlement and to the of the trade
With New York
agriculture in Okefinokeeand cheapness requirements and Fernandina Steam-
Leave Pensacola........... 7.30 m
arc the advantages of the barge canal, as San Pedro swamps alone to say noth- at all seasons of the year. Leave Montgomery..... 8.30 am p ship Line from New York on Tuesday, at 8

set forth in the several surveys of the route ing of the vast timbered regions of flat lands To these great interests, we have said, the Leave Mobile.......... 2.00pm a.m.,11.35 a.m., or 6.15 p.m.: and for New
the Ship Canal Company deemed it absolutely to be drained and brought into market by cities of the Atlantic are asleep. In no other Leave New Orleans....?.. 8.40 a m York on Thursday, at 10.40 a.m., 500. p.m. .

necessary to its own success that the barge canal. While the latter has a way can we account for their silence and Leave Houston........... 6.15pm or 5.50 p.m.
public sentiment should be changed on that commanding and safe harbor at St. Maryson want of action while preparations aregoingon With Sea Island Route from and to Savan-
subject, and the attempt now to destroy its the Atlantic, and also at St. Marks on all around to cut off their future partici- Trains 1 and 2 daily ; Trains 3 and 4 daily nah Sunday, Wednesday and Friday.AT .

influence through the Cotton Exchange of the Gulf, the ship canal had no safe or pos- pation in the trade of the valley. Already except Sunday. CALLAHAN.To .
New Orleans is a declaration of war againsta sible harbor at either terminus until it recently the commanding city of New York, the me- SOLID TRAINS Jacksonville to Pensacola.
rival it endeavored to but decided SLEEPING CARS Tallahassee to Pensacola. and from Savannah and Charleston at
vainly ignore, to adopt Fernandina on the tropolis of the country, is unable to
was obliged at last to face, as a standing Atlantic almost in sight of the magnificent with Chicago in the grain trade of the'West cope CONNECTIONS.' 7.25 and 9.45 a. m., 7.30 and 4.22 p, m. ,

menace to the success of any scheme for a harbor of the barge canal and even now it as evinced last season in the failure of her At Jacksonville, with Waycross Line by AT BALDWIN FLA.,
costly ship canal south of Okefinokee across has no harbor on the'! Gulf or any possibilityof merchants: to load European bound ships No. 4 in the a. m. and No. 2 in the p. m., for To and from Tallahassee at 11.05 a.m. and
the peninsula of Florida. Two authoritative one short of an outlay of several millionsof with grain; though high premiums were of- all points North and East; with the Fernan- 2.43 p.m.
opinions only could be mustered into dollars. Any attempt to construct a fered for cargoes to avoid returning in bal dina & Jacksonville Railroad for Fernan- AT HAWTHORNE, i
the service of Judge Fry's resolutions, and harbor at the mouth of the Suwanee river last. If Chicago was able at that early day dina ; and with Steamers for all points on To and from Palatka 10.37 a.m.and 2.20 }
two officers quoted but expressed their will prove a ridiculous failure, it being well to cut off the grain trade of New York and< the St. Johns River.
individual opinions relative to the competition known to the United States Coast Survey compel her empty ships to double Cape Sable At Baldwin by No. 1 with Florida Tran- p.m. AT WILDWOOD.
between the barge canal and the portof that nowhere along that line of the Guff for cargoes at the distant port of New sit & Peninsular Railroad for Gainesville,
New Orleans long before the barge systemof coast can the shore be approached Orleans With Stage Line to and from Brooksvilleand
nearer the inquiry may well be made as Ocala Leesburg, Cedar Key, and all Gulf
transportation. was organized upon the than five to seven miles by vessels drawingover to what she can do to recover her supremacy Ports. Tampa daily except Sunday.
Mississippi river. Their opinions might five feet of water. Furthermore the With Stage Line to and from Leesburg
now that the powerful British marine is At Live Oak with the Savannah, Florida
have been worth something in that day, crooked route of the ship canal as now laid brought into competition with her throughthe &; Western Railroad.At daily except Sunday.AT a
but things have changed-the country has down, passing from Fernandina into the great lakes. The centre of populationis Tallahassee with St. Marks Branch CEDAR KEY, FLA.,
J, grown since then and the improbabilities St. Johns south ward.thence westward to the already nearing Mississippi river, having Railroad on Tuesdays Thursdays and Sat- With Tampa Steamship Company's Steamers -
of a quarter or a half century have become Suwanee river and thence southward to the
ago passed westward from Cincinnati andina urdays.At for Key West, Monday and Thursday
r not only probabilities but established Gulf, increases its length to about equal few more decades the mighty populationand Chattahoochee River, with the Pensa- p. m.; for Tampa and :Manatee Monday and
facts of the present day. But granting all that of the barge canal across the peninsula, wealth of the valley will dictate their cola & Atlantic Railroad Marianna.:: Pen- Friday. -
that is claimed for these opinions, both ]imply though the latter has its Atlantic terminus own channels of commerce. If before that sacola )Mobile Montgomery, New Orleans With Morgan's Line Steamships for Key
a doubt of keeping open to the portof farther to the north and its Gulf terminus day the ports of the Atlantic do not secure and all points in the West, Southwest and West and Havana every Saturday 4 p. m.;
New Orleans," that may prove as fatal to much farther to the west. The cost of the their positions as distributing points for the Northwest-forming the SHORTEST, for New Orleans every Friday at 4 p. m.
the! future of the ship canal as to that of the barge canal from St. Marys to St. Marks, products of the valley the opportunity will QUICKEST AND BEST ROUTE to these For information respecting routes, rate
city, already imminently threatened with across the peninsula has never been estimated be lost forever, and the East settled down points; and with the Central and People'sLine etc., apply to
''t'',i" desertion] by the great stream, now only to exceed $3,000,000 so that, shouldit into subordinate rank in commerce as in Boats on Sundays and Thursdays for A. o. MACDONELL,
held in service to her commerce by systemsof become necessary by great increase of politics to the great alluvial empire of the Apalachicola and Tuesdays and Saturdaysfor Gen'l Ticket and Pass.Agent.D. .
costly levees and jetties, which no human transportation, as already anticipated, to interior. The freedom of the Erie canal Columbus and Eufaula. E. MAXWELL, Gen'] Supt. 21..



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ly J .d 4b THE FLORIDA MIRROR. The Egmont Hotel closed about two weeks I : FERNANDINA, FLORIDA. 12-Brig Angelia j Steel, Philadelphia ; WANTED IN EVERY TOWS 11

ago, owing to the effect upon travel producedby lumber, by Mizell & Bro. AGENTS"Nassau Fibre" and UpholStered :
: the small-pox scare ; but visitors will find \ BY REV. J. H. MARTIN, D. D. 15-S. P. St. Nicholas Fitzgerald, Savannah Nassau Beds." Here is a good busi--
j :iJ ;::4 ;t.oo A YEAR; $J.OQ FOR SIX MONTHS charmingly cool and pleasant quarters at the with freight and passengers ness for a live man. Exclusive territory

I. ; :!, ; Mansion House conveniently situated in one Apropos of our remarks upon our beach, by J. Mercier.. Liberal commission.

( !, '.l Reflect tons.i of the most attractive portions of the city. we append the following lines received from 15-Sch. Mary E. Pennell, Mitchell, Address EDWIN S. LOOM,
: This hotel is built in the old-fashioned Fall River
.t. < ,.. distant Orlando which express in true ; lumber, by J. C. Fernandina, Fla.
Southern style, with low. airy rooms, Read.
left for the North via the
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; !' tt : passengers delicious in their coolness, with wide porches poetic terms the rapturous delight inspiredby 17-Sch. Samas,' O'Neil New York ;
: t t ,..: steamship San. Antonio this week. and with ample grounds for the childrento : our beautiful sea-beach : lumber, by Mizell & Bro.
I'I' ,1} li' The post-office will hereafter be open between frolic in. Genial Major Suhrer and the 17-S. P. St. Nicholas. Fitzgerald. Savannah -

I! .,{t .: ;ri J' 10:30: and 11:30 a. m. on Sundays. ladies who act as ministers of the interior ;Would you enjoy, 'neath glowing skies, ; with freight and pas-
.; ,I I ''',11 make the hotel home-like to all and thereare A tropic winter paradise, J. Mercier..
II. school ; sengers, by
j : r The Sisters of St. Joseph with their .
soft and
''p+ With climate ,
Ai many who would find it pleasanter to stay 17-Sch. Andrew Nebinger, Smith,
l ..."., ;.:; had a basket picnic at Fort Clinch Tuesday. there and go out on the beach in the morn- Where, wafted from the sounds and seas, Philadelphia ; lumber, by C. H. .
""' Mr. Carnegie's beautiful steam-yacht Missoeis ing or evening than remain at the beach all There blows a fresh delightful breeze, Huot.
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f '. the time. When the beach railroad is Untainted, undefiled ? "
\.: : t 6 ;, is still in port, undergoing a few necessary 17-S. S. San Antonio Hines, 1,680
.. pleted this plan will probably be commonly -
'i : 'I( quite tons, New York ; with freight
I' : 't repairs.: and both the Mansion House Then come to Fernandina fair,
"I. .., t adopted, and passengers, by R. W. South-
(! ; :' ;..i.I I A match game of base ball will be played and Tourist Hotel will profit by it.-Fernan- :And breathe its pure and balmy air, wick agent.
Its loveliness behold
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Ml1 :yA', t f at the grounds near the cotton seed warehouse dina Notes in TimesUnion. The various features that unite; 18-S. P. St. Nicholas, Fitzgerald, Sa-

J'' ':" ,'/.," Monday afternoon. The United States Coast Survey schooner To form a pleasing picture bright. vannah ; with freight Mercier.IN and. pas- TRUTHSThe
sengers, by J. A.
''t! The splendid horses of the Wizard Oil Drift came into our harbor this week froma Here all their charms unfold.

; : I"" : f' ',"l. Quartette were shipped North by the steamship cruise off-shore along the! Gulf stream. Above, around, what beauties meet! S. Ardanrigh (Br.PORT.S. ), Ewer..

14 4 f.J.( San Antonio this week. She has been engaged for some time in tak- A thousand things the vision greet, Bark Bjorn, Bjornstadt.Brig blood is the foundation of
f: '. I(4i::r:: The opening hop of the Strathmore will ing observations upon the currents, etc., of And deep delight impart- E. L. Hall, Duffy. life, it circulates through every part
The town, the the vines and flowers of the body, and is
groves E. Powell/l\Iitchell.
"I : t;. take place Tuesday evening next. A largeparty the Gulf stream. We are informed that at a Brig Mary pureand
: The stately trees and shady bowers, Sch. James B. Dewell. Starnard.Sch. rich, good health is impossible.If .
t!i .ti,. t., {. :' is expected from Jacksonville. station nearly east of this port she found at With gladness thrill the heart. Tom Williams Wheaton. disease has entered the system "

.l: :.''ri.\;. i:,:. The three omnibuses of McGinnis & the surface of the Gulf stream a current the only sure and quick way to drive
t. f,.; ..; Rawson can be hired by private parties for running three and a half knots per hour, And placid its surrounding broad and shores open displayA bay, Ho for Savannah.The it out is to purify and enrich the
'. :.' L; j: \; excursions, picnics, etc., at reasonable rates. and at a depth of twenty fathoms below bright and glittering hue; mammoth colored excursion will blood.

;", tr t l';,;:: Charles II. Jones, Esq., editor of the Jacksonville the surface a current of four and a half St. Marys in the sunlight glows, only leave from here to Savannah the Jack- These sample facts are well
Times-Union with his brother and these And Dungeness its splendor showsA sonville excursionists having decided to go known, and the highest medical
I : : knots hour. While engaged in
: ) '; per : wide, enchanting view. via the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway authorities agree that nothing but
., c. \. : business manager Mr. George W. Jones, interesting observations she had out four The steamer St. Nicholas will leave the iron will restore the blood to its.

".: : '.U ,';;y, took in Amelia Beach last Sunday. hundred fathoms of chain attached to a Crossing a narrow isle, you reachA wharf promptly at 9:00 a. m for Savannah. natural condition ; and also that

::i : '" .,- A regular communication of Amelia Lodge heavy anchor, and at the last station, in en- sandy shining smooth sea-beach, Fare for the round trip, $3.75. Buy your all the iron preparations hitherto-
A F. & A. M. will be held on Monday Where surging billows roll ; tickets on the wharf, at the steamer, on the made blacken the teeth, cause headache -
: ,:: ', 4; t 47, deavoring to haul in her chain and anchor, :You with
'f gaze, transported delight, morning of the excursion. Remember the and otherwise
: :: ', !; :, ..: ; evening at 7:30 o'clock. All brethren in was unable to haul them in, and after disabling Upon the glorious, lovely sight, date-Sunday morning, May 27th. BROWN'S, are IRON BITTERS injurious.will thoroughly -

i :' : p t ;t I good standing are expected to attend. her windlass was obliged to abandonthe : Entrancing to the soul. Special accommodation for white friends. and quickly assimilate with.

:!, t a!; ; .f ; .. The steamer St. Nicholas has been placed cable and anchor. She is here awaiting In I long and swelling waves that roar, 26 For 2t further particulars P., apply the blood, purifying and strengthening -

" '; li. :! i on the Savannah and Florida Inland Route orders. Her officers are Captain, John C. The waters beat upon the shore, it, and thus drive disease from

.' ,': ;' in place of the City of Bridgeton. The St. Fremont, Jr., First Lieutenant, Fecklee, i The foaming surf retires ; any part of the system, and it will
Tuesday Arrested by the solid land, Found, not blacken the teeth, cause head-
Niclwlas will leave -
I every Second Lieutenant Kellogg Third Lieutenant -
,; ;i";; the ocean's boundary of sand, On Amelia Beach a Whitehall rowboat, ache or constipation and is positively -
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.t t Thursday and Saturday morning on Brown. j The exhausted wave expires. which the owner can have upon proving not injurious.
l; arrival of the Jacksonville train. property and paying

't"f .:'..r.. !' The Ladies' Society, connected with the' Mrs. Mary S. Fordham. When fierce and stormy tempests blow, expenses.G.. F. AVERY.

: From the Wavery (N. Y.) Advocate of The heaving billows flow Fernandina 4
'. Church of this place will give ,angry May 1883. Saved his Child.
.f'"I' : Presbyterian i
i With loud, terrific sound
11th the tribute
i, ./.:: an ice-cream festival at Lyceum Hall ont May we copy following '!The' raging surges, capped with white. 17 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore, I.Id.

I .:i z i Monday evening, May 21st. All interested the memory of the late Mrs. Mary S. Ford- A grand majestic, awful sight, For Sale. Feb. u: 1880.
I \ ham, wife of Mr. Silas Fordham, of St. i t Dash in-.and then rebound. One billiard and two pool tables. Apply Gents:Upon the recommendation -
: I in furthering the building of the parsonage s : of a friend I tried 1riowN'siRoN
: J. A. ELLERMAN. PirTEus tonic and
Marys : : as a restorative -
, ; :(. are cordially invited. Admission free. Cake In vain the strong and towering wave, Fernandina. May 4, 18R3. for my daughter, whomI
{ : ,, with cream, 25 cents. Doors open at 8 Died at her late residence, near Sayre, Pa., Like warrior daring, stout and brave, was thoroughly convinced was
on Saturday, May 5th, MARY S. wife of Silas 1 Attacks the sandy coast wasting away with Consumption.
!5 ,:,: o'clock. ; PostOffice Notice. lost three the
! : Fordham, aged 62 years. Defeated and it flies Having daughters by
.E 1'}a' t. I The Beach Railroad we hoped to have announced Seldom does a bereavement bring with it |j3ack to its bed, recedes and dies, Office Hours-From 8:00: A. M. to 7:00: p. M. terrible eminent disease physicians.under I was the care loth to-of ,

:, r :;:, ; as being under construction. We more profound sorrow to an extensive circleof i No triumph it can boast. Sunday hours, 10:30: A. M. to 11:30 A. M. believe that anything could arrest |*
i relatives and friends than is the case in I the progress of the disease but, t< I
: do not know the arrangements of the company Money Orders and Registered: Letters from
the death of Mrs. Fordham. The loss is surprise before daughf.r |
: ". Jt'or He that, formed the mighty sea, my great m v -
-. '' but we beg leave to remind them that not confined to those most intimately con- {Affixed its bounds by firm decree, 9:00: A. M. to 1:00 P. M.; and from 2:00: P. M. had:taken one slio little of 3twws's.IJ .
I... '"" the season is fast approaching when its nected by the ties of family affection, but | To check its swelling pride ; to 4:00: P. M.ARRIVAL now is quite restored to former
many who had no such claim will! feel thata 'Vnd when He it health. A fifth b. ..
the ample room, daughter u to.
f' : profitable use will commence, and that gave AND DEPARTURE OF THE MAILS., &
:.;, great sorrow has fallen upon them, and Ie said, Thus far thy waves shall come, show signs of Consumption! and
!J.,1 1 public are anxiously looking for tangible the numerous recipients of her ministrations Here shall be stayed thy tide." Northern Mail (Daily except Sunday-) when the physician was consulted
"; / l s t: evidence of its construction. of kindness and love will carry to their own Arrives! ................ 5:50 p. M. and 6:05: p. M. he quickly "Tonics were required -
h ; blessed remembrances of this sainted hut view the in milder mood Closes.................... 7:30: A. M. and 9:30 A. M. ;" and when informed that
: td ; It will be observed that the thermometer graves deep the elder si t .r w.s takingllnowN's;
': When skies serene above it brood, Transit & Peninsular Railroad IKON liiTfhKS rcsponucd "that i L.
t" e : has not reached a temperature above 78 one.Mrs.. Mary Shepard Fordham was a daughter And gentle zephyrs play, Arrives...................................... 5:50: p. M. a good tonic take it."

r t, ,I i, during the past week. The sea-bathing is of the late John Shepard; the pioneerand The sportive waves each other chase Closes........................................ 7:30: A. M. AIJOKAM PHELPS.13RO1VN'Sianti .

.,f Ii+ : 'I ;.' I i delightful, the temperature of the water and early settler of this section of country.In With gliding, undulating grace, Jacksonville South and West Florida-

1 t t-, i i '. J. ; air just what it should be. A plunge in the : early life she was consecrated to the service { A lovely scene display. Arrives................... 9:00 A. M. and 6:05 p. M. '

.,!' .. .... ... .. of Him whom ever after it was her Closes .................... 9:30 A. M. and 5:30: p. M. UnrrKs fTt.t t, -
and makes
; \ 'H. surf is exhilarating 1 a new man Vhen calm the and low the tide and
: greatest joy to serve. We cannot speak of sea Arrives Sunday...... 10:25 A. M. ly cures Dyspepsia, indigestion
w:,.j 'w't. of the fortunate bather. We find a bath at her Christian character as other than her- 'Tis then the beach, firm, smooth and wide, Closes Sunday........ 4:00: p. M. Weakness, and renders the greatest

: ) ,!I : the morning hour gives a wonderful increase self, for it was her life, her being ; and the f Lies gleaming in the light, St. Mary's and King's Ferry Mail- relief and benefit to persons suffering
beautiful love and which .1 glittering long-extended strand
'. charity ever were from such wasting diseases as Con-
: 'rt' appetite. hers, were but reflected from Him to whom pf glistening shells and whitened sand, Arrives Tuesdays and Fridays at 2:30 p. M.
sumption, Kidney Complaints, etc.
.' 1'c The steamship San Antonio which border Closes Mondays and Thursdays at 8:00: A. M.
1 I Mallory she lived so near, and whose blessed exampleshe An ocean bright.
'j' 'r I siiledforNewYorkThursdaYevening.carried so closely followed. She possessed in a l St. Mary's and Duugeness-

boxes remarkable degree those charms of person ;the noble, fiery, foaming steed Arrives:Mondays and Thursdays at 8:00 A. M.
; the 538 cedar 138
l following cargo : logs and manners, as well as those qualities of Mites o'er this splendid course with speed ; Tuesdays and Fridays at 2:30: p. M.
;t : cedar, 395 barrels rosin, 239 barrels spirits mind, which could not fail to endear her to t The chariots swiftly roll ; Wedn'sdaysandSat'days at 9:00 A. M.

; ,: i turpentine 100 bales moss, 41 packages mer- all who were so unfortunate as to know her. Jnequalled beach, without a peer, Closes Tuesdays, Wednesdays,
As has remarked "She What charms and pleasures mingle here, Fridays and Saturdays at 2:30 p. M.
,. chandise, 181 empty beer kegs, 50 boxes one : was superior to
criticism and while others looked Bewitching to the soul SAML. T. RIDDELL P. M.
; Wizard Oil 12 barrels 1 4 yet upon 1
:. liquor, wagon, HO FOR THE BEACH.
her thus felt than
4" no one ever more keenly
; i' horses 126 barrels crates ;.t prospect wide enchanting, fair,
: vegetables 2,729 she the sinfulness of her own heart and her Livery Stable at a Bargain.
A. cool refreshing bracing air A MOONLIGHT
vegetables.L. need of a Saviour. What a loss to such a I offer at entire establish- AND
E Exhilarating breeze, a bargain my
I. Emery, Esq., agent of the Treasury world as this is a character so pure and The matchless drive upon the shore, ment in this city, consisting of Carriages, three elegant Omnibuses of McGinnis
We believe
Department at Washington, has been in the atmosphere lovely. can of heaven readily to be more untainted congenialto The murmur of the billows' roar, Buggies Wagons, Carts Saddle and Carriage & Rawson can be secured for private partieson
I Horses Harness
city during the past week arranging the mat- a character so exalted. Many of the Ie I Combine. to cheer and please. Terms, of purchase, etc. CASH. very reasonable terms,at any hour, either-
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ter of the release of the claims of the United latter years of her life were spent in her No other spot upon the coast G. F. AVERY. day or night.

} r States on lots sold at tax sale of 1863. The Southern home in Georgia, but from her Attractions, joys like these can boast, Office and Stable-First Street, near Broom 26 McGINNIS & RAWSON.E. .
r I old home beside the Susquehanna, where When winter rules the land Street Wharf.
R ; 46
;, c leases given by the United States agent have she was born and married, her precious hen visit Fernandina fair, LEROY JONES, M.D.,

a 4 .r been mostly surrendered, and the money spirit took its flight, and it is the privilegeof Distinguished' its balmy air, Strawberries and Vegetables.Fresh .

1 ( : repaid to the lessees. Some of the permits her native soil to receive her sacred dust. And glorious beach of sand! and strawberries received HOMEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN and SURGEON,

He sees when thejr footsteps falter Orlando Fla. March 31st, 1883. vegetables
given by the United States agent are still daily at MRS. FLETCHER'S.
When their heart grows weak and faint; Fourth St., between Centre and Alachua,
't out but of of value.
r are, course, no
He marks when their strength is failing Range of Thermometer
: i The British steamship Ardanrigh, Captain And listens to each complaint.He For .Rent. FERNANDINA, FLA.
Ewer, which arrived here last Saturday bids them rest for a season, rOR THE WEEK ENDING FRIDAY, MAY 18, A very desirable dwelling-house. Inquireof

; morning is now loading for the United For the pathway has grown too steep, HORSEY'S DRUG STORE. JOHN HEDGES, Calls answered promptly day or night,and :
1k''h i And folded in fair green pasturesHe January 19-tf Fernandina, Fla. Medicine furnished without extra charge.
1 ,,, s / Kingdom by Mr. Win. Lawtey. She is a giveth his loved ones sleep." I Office hoursa.. m. until 8 ; p. m. 1 to 2

I 1r: i f very staunch, finely-equipped, barkentine- a ct i. c.o. :; Nassau Fibre, and 7 to 8. 22 ly*

) rigged steamer of over 1,200 tons, and will Change of Schedule on Fernandina I tr CO r For beds, pillows and mattresses, superiorto

f take for her cargo 1,200 tons cotton seed, & Jacksonville Railroad.The ?atu rday......May 12 70 76 76 741 SEe anything else in use. For sale by REAL ESTATE.
June 24-tf FRED W. HOYT & Co.
1 1,200 barrels naval stores, 650 logs cedar and trains on this road now leave Fer- Sunday ...... .......13 72 78 77 75 SE.
NS. uonday ............14 72 78 78 76 SW.
r 1 ; 50 bales of cotton. We learn that Mr. nandina every day but Sunday at 10 a. m. Select "Intermediate"
; Philip School for
I Tuesday............15 70 73 73 71 SW.
1 ; ) Ii i Lawtey will go to England on the steamer. and 7:15 p. m. Leave Jacksonville for Fer- Wednesday........16 71 74 74 72 NE. Boys and Girls, THE FLORIDA

: There is much surprise expressed b y travelers nandina daily, except Sunday, at 7:30 a. m. Thursday ..........17 69 74 73 70 NE.riday..18 Corner of Ash and Ninth streets. Circulars IMPROVEMENT COMPANY.

) I at the miserably meagre accommodations and 4:15: p. m. Sunday trains leave Fernan- .? 68 74 73 71 NE. i on application. rpOWN
i ,. + afforded for the convenience of passengers dina at 5 p. m., and leave Jacksonville at 9 ------ Pupils received in Vocal and Instrumental

'I. p' awaiting the trains on the Waycross a. m. MARINE. Music and French. 50 Fernandina,

: i road at Callahan. Frequently
twenty or
: A Quick Trip. Port of Fernandina.HIGH Masonic. Towns on R. R. Line.
::1., ; thirty persons-invalids, women and chil-
The Mallory steamship State of Texas, WATER. Regular communications Amelia
'' dren-are huddled in the shed Lodge
rough And Cedar
I up which sailed from this port for New Yorkon ,Saturday, May 19...... 6:02: A.M. 6:27P.M. No. 47, F. & A. M., for the year 1883 : Key.
i which answers as a waiting room and baggage Thursday evening of last week, arrivedat unday, 20...... 6:45": 7:11" January 22. July 16.

t room. The managers of the Waycross londay, 21...... 7:27" 7:51" February 19. August 13.
i her dock in New York at 5 o'clock the
p,; road have provided such beautiful and handsome on uesday 22..... 8:08": 8:33"ednesJay March 19. September 10.
.t accommodations following Monday morning. The Mallorys 23...... 8:46" 9:14": April 16. October 15. Offers to Lessees and Purchasers a large
: elsewhere that it is
telegraphed :Mr. Southwick, the agent of the hursdayi 24..... 9:31": 9:54" May 21. November 12.
I : presumed they will not neglect to place line, that the vegetables arrived in the very ,Friday; 25..10:12: -10:34 June 18. December 10. number of the most eligible and desirable-

>" ,. I suitable waiting rooms at Callahan. There f December 27.
: i is now a large travel moving northward, finest possible condition. ENTERED. At 7:30 p. m. Visiting brethren fraternally Lots, suitable for Business Purposes, or for

and there is great necessity for early atten- Church Notices. May 13-S. S. Ardanrigh (Br.), Ewer, Port invited to attend. City or Suburban Residences,
Royal to Wm. Lawtey. J. E. WANDELL, ,, M,
? tion to this matter. Services at the Methodist Church every r" 14-S. P. St. Nicholas Fitzgerald, Sa- C. H. BERG, Secretary.

We learn that Mrs. Whitney, the widow of Sunday at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. vannah, with freight and past -' UPON EASY TERMS.

,, rt ,, the late esteemed John A. Whitney, has received Services will be held at St. Peter's Protes- t sengers, to J. A. Mercier. Nassau Chapter No. 23, R. A. M., holds its Liberal Discounts Values allowed to-
l ; er regular convocations on the Wednesday following on
S. Nicholas
P. St.
Fitzgerald Savannah
from the Knights of Honor the of tant Church the -
sum Episcopal by rector, at 11 with each regular communication of Ame-

$2,000, the amount of his policy of assurance a. m. and 5 p. m., on Sunday. i ,,to J. Mercier freight and, Agent.passengers lia Lodge, at 7:30 o'clock sharp. parties engaged in manufacturing or indus-

,I : : I in that excellent organization. The promptness Presbyterian Church ; Rev. H. S. Yerger, r 16-S. S. San Antonio Hines, 1,680 Transient companions fraternally invitedto rial enterprises, who will erect on the prop-

: with which the amount has been paid] pastor. Services : Sunday at 11 a. m. and 8 tons, New York ; with freight attend. W. F. SCOTT, H. P.
.and to R. W. South- W. A. JONES Secretary. substantial improvementsfor
is .f passengers erty
commendable. The of
t } very Knights p. m. ; prayer-meeting on Thursday eveningat wick, agent.

4< Honor, although but recently organized in 8 o'clock; Sunday School at 4 p. m. t 18-S- P. St. Nicholas Fitzgerald, Savannah Knights of Honor. residence or in which to conduct their

our State have gained a firm foothold already Preaching at the Baptist Church every f ; with freight and past Weeapopka Lodge No. 2535 K. of H.,
I4 in sengers to J. A. Mercier. meets the first and third Tuesday nights in business.
public confidence. Since their and
j : Thursday Sunday nights, also every every month at 8 o'clock.G. .
? 2 ; organization $8,000 has been paid into its Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock and Sunday t 41 CLEARED. N. SAUSSY, Dictator.W. INDUCEMENTS TO MANUFACTURERS -

: treasury by citizens of Florida, and $16,000 morning at 11 o'clock. Subject tomorrowfor 12-Sch. Mark Pendleton, Warren, J. WOODWARD, Reporter.
New York lumber by exemption for a term of from
tt ; by W. B years
has been
9 !{ 1 received from death losses, an exceptional morning discourse : "Faith." For even- C. Duryee. Legion of Honor.

: w A, ; mortality among its members. ing discourse : Where are we Drifting as a : 12-Sch. Oceanus, Young, Newark ; Ponce de Leon Council, No. 922, A. L. of taxation, offered by the several cities and

M : : We also learn that the late Dr. Whiting, of Nation, both Politically and Religiously." t lumber, by J. C. Read. H., meets the second and fourth Friday towns. Apply to
; Pensacola was member of the order, and Subject next Thursday night : The Rich { 12-Sch. Mary Collins, Somers, Philadelphia nights in every month, at 8 o'clock. CHAS. W. LEWIS,
; lumber, by Camp & THEO. STARBUCK, Commander.W. .
his will receive "
s 3 t t h t i -, family $2,000., Man and Lazarus. .) Bro. J. WOODWARD, Secretary. .. Office cor.Beach & 7th sts.,Fernandina.n'iV .

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