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JOHNcJRY JOHN CJTRICE SSTABY11R1 Publisher T = I 1881 sand 8JProprJetorJ ProPrietor TALLAHASSEE FLO w wJOHN PJA A FKIDAY AT APRIL 4 i L902 9 at ati VOL XXII NO 6 6i I
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old e Important m or aIl Business useless Session Ses Session Se s
sion Tuesday Morning MorningAY
mmittee Appointed to Investigate Investigatethe
the MatterThere Matter MatterThere 11aU r rThere
There was a business meeting of the theJoanl th thoard theoard
oard of County Commissioners Tues Tueslay Tuesay
lay ay at which a number of important importantjatters importantatters
jatters were disposed ofThe of ofThe ofThe
The meeting was called to order by by3hairnian byhairman byhairman
hairman Yaeger with Commissioners CommissionersC I IC
3 C Smith W V L l Moor and W V JJohnson J JJohnson TJohnson
Johnson in attendance attendanceMinutes attendanceMinutes attendanceMinutes
Minutes of the last meeting were read readland readand readand
land and approved approvedThe appron > l lThe
The following accounts were exam examicd examned examnedapproved
nedapproved ned approved and ordered paid U7ar U7arints 1Jarnts Jar Jarnts
nts for the several sever l amounts were werfii werdrawn
t drawn i signed and sealed by the clerk clerkcountersigned clerkand clerkand
and countersigned by the chairman inopen in inopen inopen
open hoard hoardBounty hoardounty hoardaunty
Bounty poor 118 50 50C 50C
t C A Bryan county auditor 50 00 00Geo 00I
I Geo 3 W Hale janitor 20 00 00lla 00Talla 00Talla
Talla lla Lumber Mfg Co armory 30 00 00R 00R 00It
R A Whitfield fees lunacy 2 00 00E 00E 00E
J E M Brevard fees lunacy 2 00 00ID 00D
ID D M Stoutamire fee commis commission commission commission
sion lunacy case 1 00 00L 00L 00L
L A Perkins fee commission commissionlunacy commissionlunacy commissionlunacy
lunacy case caseR 1 00 00IB 00R
IB R A Whitfield fee commission commissionlunacy commissionlunacy commissionlunacy
lunacy case 2 00 00j 00J 00J
j M Cam fee commission dun dunl lunacy llinacy ¬
l acy case caseJ 4 2 00 00J 00J
J B Conner fee commission commissionlunacy commiS t on onc n nlunacy
c lunacy case 1 00 00D 00D 00D
D F Gramling fee commission commissionlunacy commissionlunacy commissionlunacy
lunacy case 1 00 00A 00A 00A
A Stephens rep in assessors assessorsand assessorsand assessorsand
and collectors office 50 50Capital 50Capital 50Capital
Capital City Light and Fuel Co Cogas Cogas Cogas
gas and coke 3 50 50Florida 50Florida 50Florida
Florida TimesUnion Citizen Citi en 100 00 00C 00C 00C
C A Bryan recording rights of ofway ofay ofway
way ay deeds p pG 3 50 50G 50G
G W Kale amount paid for forwood forwood forwood
wood 3 50 50I 50C 50C
I C A Bryan amount paid for forcounty forcounty forcounty
county for right of way public publicroad publicroad publicroad
road 45 00 00Sam 00Sam 00Sam
Sam Hartsfield repairing bridge 1 00 00i 00James 00James
i James Armstrpng repairing repairingbridge repairingbridge repairingbridge
bridge Gamble mill 1 00 00JB 00B 00B
JB B Jordan repairing bridge bridgeLake bridgeLake bridgeLake
Lake Bradford road 2 25 25i 25D 25D
i D M Stoutamire lumber 19 08McKay 08 08McKay 08McKay
McKay Symmes typewriter typewriterribbon tYPewriterribbon typewriterribbon
ribbon 4 50 50farshall 50arshaIl 50arshall
farshall Bruce Co stationery stationeryfor
for sheriff 28 15
0 Chaires justice fees 1 80 80Geo 80Geo 80Geo
Geo F Smithson witness fees feescircuit feescircuit feescircuit
circuit court 1 00Fla 00 00Fla 00Fla
Fla State Reform School 8 34 34R 34R 34R
R L Collins ink q 5 85 85R 85R 85IL
R A Whitefield report licenses 1 20 20C 20C 20C
C A Bryan listing listing300 300 names namesin
in jury box 4 50
J A Pearce fees in lunacy case 2 85J 85 80J 85J
J DPerkins commissions coun county county count ¬
t ty treasurer reasurer 119 61 61W 61W 61W
W E Gray measuring and post posting posting postin ¬
ing in road roa roadw 2 75 75W 75W
W D Stoutamire hauling tim timber timber timber ¬
ber 6 00 00C 00C 00C
C D Johnson haulingetc pub publie public publie
lie road 11 50 50P 50P 50P
P W V Smithson cutting and re removing removing removin ¬
moving movin g tree from road 1 00 00R 00R 00R
R A Whitfield county judge judgefees judgefees judgefees 1
fees 4 62 62J 62J 62J
J A Pe Pearce irce sheriff fees 21 20 20J 20J 20J
J A Pearce feeding prisoners 46 40 40R 40R 40IL
R A Whitfield witness fees feescounty feescounty feesCounty
county court 6 00 00E 00E 00E
E B Manning lumber 3 58 58J 58J 58J
J A Pearce sheriff fees 3 85 85O
0 Chaires for jurors justicepeace justice justicepeace justicepeace
peace court 3 00 00S 00S 00S
S M Archer Ar her stationery 2 15 15It 15It 15It
It was ordered that the medicinefurnished medicine medicinefurnished medicinefurnished
furnished Mr Lawhon during his last lastI lastIllness lastillness
I illness be b paid by the board when bills billsare billsare billsare
are presented presentedI
I The commissioners discussed at considerable con conjsiderable considerable
jsiderable siderable length the propriety of Leon Leoncounty Leoncounty Leoncounty
county having an exhibit at the next nextState nextState nextState
State Fair It was decided that if the thepeople thepeople thePeople
people so desired an appropriation appropriationwould
would be made for the purpose of pay
Ing all the expenses necessary for mak making making making
ing a suitable display The amountrests amount amountrests amountrests
rests entirely with the farmers Ifthey If Ifthey Ifthey
they wish to have an exhibit and will willcultivate willcultivate willcultivate
cultivate their farms with that purpose purposein
y 1 in view a sufficient sum of money will willfce willbe willbe
be given by the commissioners to paya pay
a the expenses expensesI expensesGeorge expensesGeorge
I George W Hale was unanimously ap apointed appointed
I Pointed janitor for the court house for forI forthe forthe
I the terni of one year from date dateI dateThe dateThe
I The question of purchasing land anderecting and andI anderecting
I erecting suitable buildings for a county
I infirmary was given attention by the theboard theboard theboard
board W L Moor E C Smith and andW andW andw
W J Johnson were appointed a com comimittee comJnlttee committee
imittee to examine into i to the feasibility feasIbIlItyand
land and if found practicable to examine examineI
I an and d report upon the location cost and ands andattendant
s I attendant expenses of building and andI andblaintaining andmaintaining
I maintaining a county poor house houseW
I W L Moor MoorE E C Smith and W D DI DBtoutamire DSthutamire
I Stoutamire were were appointed a commit commIttee
I tee to t t examine the pauper list of f the theI th thcounty thecounty
I county to ascertain if there are not notI notartIes notparties
I Parties now receiving the benefit of this thisI t thisfund Is Isfund
I fund who are not entitled to it Said SaidI SaIdcommittee Saidcommittee
I committee to meet in the clerks office officeOn
I on Monday April 7th 7thW
I W L Moor E C Smith and W J JI JJohnson JJohnson
I Johnson were appointed a committee committeeI
I te 0 meet meefand and confer with the Hon B E EI EMCLin EIdeLin
I McLin commissioner of agriculture todiscuss to tot todiscuss
t discuss the question of requesting thegovernor the theI thegOvernor
I governor to offer a reward of theamount the theI theDlount
I amount that would be due the county
y ds
I I frQm the lessee of the convicts acts from fromthis fromthis
this county one year each for the cap ¬
I ture of any escaped convict from a
lessee whose contract with the State
has expired expiredIt
It was wasordered ordered that Mr C T Han Hancock Hancock Hancock ¬
cock contractor and G W Rhodes RhodesCo
Co subcontractors for the county countyconvicts countyconvicis countyconvicts
convicts be notified by the clerk to ap appear appear appear ¬
pear at the next meeting ofthe of the board boardtowit boardtowit boardtowit
towit on Tuesday the 6th day of May
1902 to examine into the question of ofsaid ofsaid ofsaid
said leasing leasingFannie leasingFannie
Fannie Barineau was by order of the theboard theboard theboard
board allowed 5 per month from the thecounty thecounty thecounty
county poor fund to commence from fromthis fromthis fromthis
this date April 1st 1stvireen 1sttreen 1stcareen
careen Jordan was by order of theboard the theboard theboard
board allowed the sum of 250 per permonth permonth permonth
month from the county poor fund to tocommence tocommence
I commence from this date April 1st 1stIt 1stI 1stIt
I It was ordered that The Weekly Tal Tallahasseean Tallahasseean ¬
Ilahasseean lahasseean a newspaper of general cir circulation cirt circulation ¬
t culation published in Tallahassee Leon Leoncounty LeonI Leoncounty
county be and is hereby selected as asthe asthe asthe
I the newspaper to publish the delinquent delinquenttax
tax lists for the year 1901 1901A
A A weak and puny child is badly handicapped hand handicapped handicapped ¬
icapped in the battle of life It is iso isolated isolated isolated ¬
lated from tae healthy enjoyments ofits of ofits ofits
its little fellow beings It cannot par partake partake partake ¬
take either of their play or their sturdy sturdywork sturdywork sturdywork
work and progress in the world itswhose its itswhoie itswhOle
whOle life is embittered by incapacity incapacityand
and weaknessAny weakness weaknessAny weaknessAny
Any woman who expects to become a amother amother amother
mother ought to know what Dr Pierces PiercesFavorite PiercesFavorite PiercesFavorite
Favorite Prescription will do both for forher forher forher
her own health and safety during her hertime hertime hertime
time of trial and also to insure her in inbequeathing inb inbequeathing
bequeathing b a fair measure of healthand health healthand healthand
and strength to the prospective littleone little littleone littleone
Miss Horton living about seven sevenmiles sevenmiles sevenmiles
miles northeast of Tallahassee came cameto cameto cameto
to the city yesterday on a shopping shoppingtrip
trip While here she lost her watch a aladies aladies aladies
ladies double case gold watch with a along along along
long chain Mr J G Baum a young youngman youngman youngman
man living at Peck found the watch watehvuen watchden watch1h
1h wen den Mr Baum picked up the timepiece time timepiece timepiece ¬
piece a young negro Windsor Pern PernJr PernJr PernJr
Jr stepped up and saidSay said saidSay saitSay
Say mister that is my wifes watch watchShe watchShe watchShe
She just put it there to play a joke on onsomebody onsomebody onsomebody
somebody somebodyThe
The young man handed the watchover watch watchover watchover
over to the negro and walked off He Hetook Hetook Hetook
took the precaution however to report reportthe reportthe reportthe
the occurrence to Chief of Police Bras Braswell Braswell Braswell
well About 2 oclock yesterday after afternoon afternoon afternoon ¬
noon Miss Horton reported her loss to tothe tothe tothe
the police The chief at once went on ona ona ona
a hunt for Pern and recovered the thewatch thewat thewatch
watch wat h Miss Horton refused to prosecute pros prosecute prosecute ¬
ecute the negro negroDREADFUL negroDREADFUL negroDREADFUL
Mrs Ellen Harlison of 300 Park ave aveKansas aveansas aveansas
Kansas ansas City Mo writes as follows followsOur followsOur followsOur
Our two children had asevere attack attackof
of whooping cough one of them in paroxysm par paroxysm paroxysm ¬
oxysm of coughing would often faint faintand faintand faintand
and bleed at the nose We tried every everything everything everything ¬
thing we heard of without getting re relief relief relief ¬
lief We then called in our family doc doctor doctor doctor ¬
tor who prescribed Foleys Fol ys Honey and andTar andTar andTar
Tar With the very first does they be began beI began ¬
gan to improve and we feel that it has hassaved hassaved hassaved
I saved their lives Refuse substitutes
Mrs Malone wife of Judge Malonelied Malone Malonedied MaloneHed
died Wednesday afternoon at 330 330oclock 330oclock 330oclock
oclock at her home in Quincy from frommeningitis frommeningitis frommeningitis
meningitis after only a short illnessTwo illness illnessTwo illnesslwo
Two surgical operations had been per performed performed performed ¬
formed on the sufferer to no avail availJudge avai1Jldge availJudge
Judge Malone was presiding over the theJefferson theJefferson theJefferson
Jefferson county circuit court at Apa Apalachicola Apalachicola Apalachicola
lachicola when the serious condition ofhis of ofhis
his wife was telegraphed him He im immediately immediately immediately ¬
mediately started for Quincy but ar arrived arrived arrived ¬
rived too late as Mrs Malone had already al already already ¬
ready passed into the great beyond beyondThe beyondThe beyondThe
The deceased leaves a husband oneson one oneson oneson
son and three daughters besides a host hostof hostof hostof
of relatives and friends to mourn herloss her herloss herloss
loss The bereaved family has the thesympathy th thsympathy thesympathy
sympathy of everybody in this judicial judicialdistrict judicialdistrict judicialdistrict
For all kinds of sores burns bruises bruisesor
or other wounds DeWitts Witch HazelSalve Hazel HazelSalve HazelSalve
Salve is a sure cure Skin diseases yield yieldto
to it at once Never fails in caes of ofpiles ofpiles ofpiles
piles Cooling and healing None gen genuine gen genuine genuine ¬
uine but DeWitts Beware of counter counterfeits counterfeits counterfeits ¬
feits I suffered for many many years from froma
a sore caused by a gun shot wound in inmy inmy inmy
my left leg says A S Fuller English EnglishInd
Ind It would not heal and gave me memuch memuch memuch
much trouble I used all kinds of remedies reme remedies remedies ¬
dies to no purpose until I tried DeWittsWitch DeWitts DeWittsWitch DeWittsWitch
Witch Hazel Salve A few boxes completely com completely completely ¬
pletely cured me meTHE meTHE meTHE
The telegraphic market quotations quotationsyesterday quotationsyesterday quotationsyesterday
yesterday wereLong were wereLong wereLong
Long cotton 21 to 23 cents centsShort centsShort centsShort
Short cotton 1 744 to 8 716 cents centsFlour centsFlour centsFlour
Flour 415 to 485 485Meal 485Meal 485Meal
Meal sack 165 to 180Corn 180 180Corn 180Corn
Corn 80 to 83 cents per bushelRice bushel bushelRice bushelRIce
Rice 3 to 6 cents perpound perpoundRough per pound poundRough poundRough
Rough rice 75c to 1 per bushelOats bushel bushelOats bushelOats
Oats 58 to 62 cents per bushelHay bushel bushelHay bushelHay
Hay 85 to 1 per 100 100Bacon 100Bacon 100Bacon
Bacon 8 to 104 10 cents per pound poundHams poundHams poundHams
Hams 8 4 to 12 cents per pound poundLard poundLard poundLard
Lard 10 to 10 4 cents per pound poundSyrup poundSyrup poundSyrup
Syrup 25 to 27 cents per gallon gallonHoney gallonHoney gallonHoney
Honey strained 50c per gallon gallonEggs gallonEggs gallonEggs
Eggs 14 to 16 cents ped dozenButter dozen dozenButter dozenButter
Butter 24 244 to 30 cents per pound poundTHE poundTHE poundTHE
is scarcely more agonizing than the re recurrent recurrent recurrent ¬
current pains inthe in the abdomen which follow fol follow follow ¬
low the eating of improper food or toofree too toofree toofree
free indulgence in Icewater The im immediate immedIate ummediate ¬
mediate cause of cramps and colic is isoften Isoften i ioften s
often the distention of the bowels by bygas bygas b bgas y
gas Quick relief follows the use o oPerry of ofPerry ofPerry f
Perry Davis D vIs Painkiller Careful house housekeepers housekeepers housekeepers ¬
keepers give it the place of honor in the thefamily thefamily th thfamily e
family medicine chest cheatF
F c
The Bowen oweu Georgia and au Flor Florida Florida Florida ¬
Companies that t at Will Do Business Busin ss in inThis inThis inThis
This State StateThe StateThe StateThe
The J E T Bowen Georgia and Flor Florida Florida Florida ¬
ida Lumber Company with headquar headquarters ¬
ters in Jacksonville has been granted a acharter acharter acharter
charter by the governor governorThe governorThe governorThe
The general nature of the business to tobe tobe tobe
be transacted is the buying selling andmanufacturing and andmanufacturing anJmanufacturing
manufacturing of lumber The com company company company ¬
pany will carry carryon on all business pertainirig pertain pertainirig pertainiTJg
irig to said manufacture build own ownand ownand ownanl
and operate tram roads and do a gen general gene general
eral e al merchandise businessThe business businessjThe businessThe
jThe The capital stock is 50000 divided dividedinto dividedirlto dividedinto
into into five hundred shares of the par parvjilue parvplue parvplue
vplue of 100 each The incorporators incorporatorsare
are James E T 1 BowJen Frances J JPpns JPpns JPons
Ppns and John M Des Rochers RochersTne RocbersTne RochersTne
Tne Indian River and Lake Worth WorthFish WorthFjsh WorthFish
Fish Company has hasalso also been granted a acharter acharter acharter
charter The principal place of busi business busIness business ¬
ness is at Fort Pierce in Brevard county coun county county ¬
ty The object of the corporation is to tobuy tobuy tobuy
buy sell and veal in fish oysters game gamepoultry gamepoultry gamepoultry
poultry meats and produce both bothwholesale bothwholesale bothwholesale
wholesale and retail The company has hasa
a capital stock of 20000 divided into intotwo intotwo
two hundred shares of 100 each tenper ten tenper tenper I
per cent of which has already been paid paidin pardin paiJin
in The incorporators are A M Sam Sample Sample ¬ i ipIe
ple and Robert R Gladwin of FortPearce Fort FortPearce FortPearce
Pearce James W Rossetter Ro > setter WestPalm West WestPalm WestPalm
Palm Beach W Frank Sample and D DHarry DHarry DHarry
Harry Sample of Sebastian Each of ofthe ofthe I Itbe
the incorporators subscribe for 4000 4000worth 4000worth 4000worth
worth of stock stockNIGHT stockNIGHT stockNIGHT
I would cough nearly all night nightong nightlong nightlong
long ong writes Mrs Chas Applegate of ofAlexandria ofAlexandria ofAlexandria
Alexandria Ind and could hardly get getany getany getany
any sleep I had consumption so bad badthat badthat badthat
that if I walked a block I would cough coughfrightfully coughII coughfrightfully
frightfully and spit blood but when all allother allother alllother
other medicines failed three 100 bot botties bottIes botties
ties of Dr Kings New Discovery whol wholly wholly wholly <
ly cured me and I gained 58 pounds poundsIts
Its absolutely guaranteed to cure curecoughs cute cutecoughs curecoughs
coughs colds la grippe bronchitis and andsall andall an anall
all throat and lung troubles Price 5Cc 5Ccand 5Q 5Qand l land
and 100 Trial Trlalbottles bottles free at all alldnfg alldnfgstores a113rifgstores drulg drulgstores
stores 4 4THE >
THE TAX BOOKS BOOKSTreasury j jTreasury t 5 5Treasury
Treasury Department State St te of ofIda Fl FIIda Flida
ida Comptrollers Office Tallana Tallanasee Tann Tannsee Tallasee
see March 25 1902 1902Mr 1902Mr 1902Mr
Mr W A Demilly Tax Collector Coun County County County ¬
ty of Leon LeonDear LeonDear eon eonDear
Dear Sir Sirln In view of the fact that the thelaw thelaw thelaw
law requires the tax books to close on onthe onthe onthe
the first Monday in April please kindly kindlylet
let me have report of March collections collectionson
on taxes promptly at the close of the themonth themonth themonth
month Very Ver truly yours yoursA
A C GROOM Comptroller ComptrollerThe
The above order leaves the Tax Col Collector Collector Collector ¬
lector no discretion In the matter The Thebooks Thebooks Thebooks
books must close on above date dateW dateW dateW
A42t Tax CollectorAttention Collector CollectorAttention CollectorAttention
Attention AttentionCapt
Capt Rose State Chemist and a amember amember amember
member of the State Fair Association Associationappeared Associationappeared Associationappeared
appeared before the Board of County CountyCommissioners CountyCommissioners CountyCommissioners
Commissioners at their last meeting meetingand
and asked them to say definitelywhether definitelywhether definitely definitelywhether
whether or not they would appropriate appropriate25Qor appropriate250or
250 25Qor or any other sum sumfor for the pur purpose purpose purpose ¬
pose of making an exhibit at the nextState next nextState nextState
State Fair The matter was discussed discussedpro
pro and con and the Board finally de determined determined determined ¬
termined that they were willing to tomake tomake tomake
make the appropriation if the people of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the county want it and upon the con condition condition condition ¬
dition tnat the tillers of the soil soiland soilandotherswill soilandothers and andothers
others otherswill will will interest themselves in preparing pre preparing preparing ¬
paring something to send to the Fair FairIn FaIrIn
In this connection The Tallahasseean Tallahas Tallahasseean Tallahasseean ¬
seean is requested to ask the people peopleof
of the county to write Capt C A ABryan ABryan ABryan
Bryan clerk at once giving vIng expression expressionto
to their views as to whether or not notthey notthey notthey
they want the appropriation made And Andif
if they want it made what article or orarticles orarticles orarticles
articles they will prepare prepare for exhibi exhibition exhibition exhibition ¬
tion at the fair and how much of each eacharticle eacharticle eacharticle
article or articles In this way they
TMnfcs 4Tbinksit 4 it 1 Wonld W Oil oiIld lie e a Good GoodThing GoodThing 00 00lIl
Thing lIl for or Tallahassee TallahasseeWE
Farmers Advised Advl ed toWork to Work With thatObject that thatObject thatObject
Object in inNiew inNiewThe View ViewThe Vi ViThe
The people of Tallahassee and Leoncounty Leon Leoncounty Leoncounty
county have an opportunity opp rtunity to securethe secure securethe securethe
the State fair rem remarked jked a prominent prominentmerchant nrominentmerchant Grominentmerchant
merchant to The Tallahasseean recent recently ¬
ly Whether or not they will take tikeadvantage takeadvantage takeadvantage
advantage of the chance remains to be beseen beseen beseen
seen I for one am mh in favor of get getting getting getting ¬
ting it here But there t ere are too many manypeople manypeople manypeople
people who are afraid to spend a littlemoney little littlemoney littlemoney
money moneyMany t iMany tlYIany
Many love o spentj spen money when they theycan tbeycan theycan
can be assured of at atJeast least one hundred hundredper
per cent every thirty days Otherwisethey Otherwise Otherwisethey Otherwisethey
they are not going to invest for fearsomebody fear fearsomebody fearsomebody
somebody else might mig t be benefitedIrom benefited benefitedProm benefiteJliTom
Prom a pecuniary standpoint st s ndpoint I believethat believe believethat bellevethat
that it would be a a paying aying investment investmentto
to have the State fait held here It hasbeen has hasbeen hasbeen
been estimated tha at least 12000 12000will 12000will 12000will
will be required to nake ake it ita a successWhatif success successWhat successWhatif
Whatif if it does It Itvill vill be money wellspent well wellspent wellspent
spent spentEVen spentEfen
EVen en though mo e than this sum be belentf bespen bespent
spen spent lentf rit it will not be thrown away On Onthe Onthe Onthe
the < cmtrary C it is m < re than likely thatthe that thatthe thatthe
the receipts r eipts from ad a issions and privilige5 priv privIbg
ilige5 Ibg will 11 more th n pay expensesSup expenses expensesthe expensesSup
Sup esi the citizen organize a stock stocky stoclcom stockconir
com y for the pu p purpose pose of holding a air aStat aState
Stat ir With a c pital stock of 12 12shares
000 fi shares at 2 each it would not notng nottake nottake
take ng to raise t e amount amountould amountit amountould
it t thoj ould like to ee somebody take takehQ4jof takehold
hold hoj hQ4jof < Kof of the matter zfad d if possible pusht push pushuccessful
it t tbjSsuccessful r uccessful te jnination ination Failing Failingin
in tfils tn Leon count coun fd r should by all allmejijhave allhave allmehave
mejijhave have an exhibit exhi t at the next State Stateatter Statefitfmatter Statefittf
fitfmatter fittf matter wher it is held heldmy heldmy
51 my opinion that the county countyioners countyioners countyc I
c ioners cou cord d be induced toappropria to toappropriation toappropriation i
appropriation appropria pn for an exhibit exhibitg exhibittoti
toti g the peopl want it and the thewill thewill theft
ft will go to w work trk and raise some someith someith someith
ith which tb make a suitable suitableunty suitableI
t unty in th theproductive State has soil that thatban thati thatnroductive
i < i
productive productivefar han Leon countys countysductiveness countysfar
So far as pn pniis pI ductiveness is con connner contils confifs
tils iis is the b bwe nner county of the thed
d we shou shounone d have an exhibit exhibitge exhibitnone
0 none La Labe L ge herds of Jersey Jerseyon
no be found founders on our pastures pasturesirize pasturesera
ers have havepnile prize irize winning sheep sheepand sheepbie sheepWile
Wile bie the and yields abound aboundbthe aboundhe I Ihe
he the plow and hoe hoeWith hoeWith hoeWith
With all n these advantages thefarmers the thefarmers
farmers should maky mak up their minds to tobe tobe I
be represented at tb the e next fair It will willadvertise willadvertise willadvertise
advertise their products pro 1ucts ucts and increase increasethe
the value of their farms fajfms All they want wantto
to do is to go to york ork and make the thenecessary thenecessary thenecessary
necessary preparations preparations < ns Secure the thebest thebest thebest
best seed possible Cultivate their landsproperly lands landsproperly landsproperly
properly and whep who the time comes comesselect comesI comesselect
select the best fruits of their labor to toplace toplace toplace
I place on exhibition at t the fair fairWhen fairWhen fairWhen
When they do this I am confidentthat confident confidentthat confidentthat
that the county commissioners will willmeet willmeet willmeet
meet them half way by making an ap appropriation appropr appropriation ¬
propriation propr ation to assist in getting up an anFarmers anFarmers anFarmers
Farmers Farmershope
hope to be prepared at the next meet meeting meeting meeting ¬
ing to act intelligently upon the mat matter matter matter ¬
ter terThis
This is a question in which every citizen cit citizen citizen ¬
izen of the county is vitally interested interestedone
one way or another We think the ap appropriation appropriation appropriation ¬
propriation should be made Leon Leoncounty Leoncounty Leoncounty
county cannot afford not to be represented repre represented represented ¬
sented She is the banner county of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the State from an agricultural stand standpoint standpointcapable standpointcapable ¬
point pointcapable capable of making the very best bestegricultural bestegricultural bestegricultural
egricultural exhibit exhibitand and her best in interests interests interests ¬
terests demand that the outside world worldbe
be acquainted with the fact on all oc occasions occasions occasions ¬
casions Besides we as the capital capitalcounty capitalcounty capitalcounty
county of the State have a prestige prestigethat
that must be maintained We there therefore therefore therefore ¬
fore desires to go on record as in favor favorof
of the appropriation appropriationBy
By all means gentlemen of Leon Leonwrite Leonwrite Leonwrite
write Capt Bryan at once some time timebefore timebefore timebefore
before next meeting of the Board any anyway anyway anyway
way giving your views And be particular par particular particular ¬
ticular also if you favor the fair tostate to tostate tostate
state what articles you will prepare for forthe forthe forthe
the county exhibit
MostPopular OS O ldar ldarIN Young own Lady LadyIN a
I vote for
Cut t coupon out and return to this this office directed to Coupon Contest ContestEdItor
EdItor TallahaSseean Tallahassee Fla The Iuccesaful contestant will be beriven begiven
given a handsome gold wa watch now on exhibition at Sweeting IS J Jewelry 6W elry Store StoreIt
It 15 no cheap Wftch watch bu one of the best can at Sweeting1S a and see tI U UL
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exhibit tha that wui be a credit cr dit to old LeonJust Leon LeonJust LeonJust
Just look around and see the prosper prosperous ¬
ous farmers in Leon county They Theyought Theyought Theyought
ought to have enough pride to push pushthe pushthe pushthe
the matter along and I think they will willdo willdo willdo
do it this year yearWhile yearVhile yearWhile
While speaking on this line I wish wishto wishto
to congratulate The Tallahasseean for forits forits forits
its generous offer of o prizes for the larg largest largest largest ¬
est watermelon and cantaloupe to beleft be beleft beleft
left at its office this year The prizes prizesought prizesought prizesought
ought to create a very wholesome riv rivalry rivalry rivalry ¬
alry among the farmers and probably probablywill
will Just keep stirring the matter up upas upas upas
as you have in the past and you will willget willget willget
get them interested after a while The TheTallahasseean TheTall TheTallahasseean
Tallahasseean Tall hasseean has been doing a good goodwork goodwork goodwork
work for Tallahassee and Leon county countyand countyand countyand
and is in my opinion the best paper paperin paperin
in the StateTHE State StateTHE StateTHE
Heard Before U S Court of Appeals at atiNew atNew atNew
New Orleans OrleansA
A dispatch from New Orleans onWednesday on onWednesday onWednesday
Wednesday says that a case of more morethan morethan morethan
than ordinary interest was argued in inthe inthe inthe
the United States court of appeals in inthis inthis inthis
this city It was the application for forhabeas forhabeas forhabeas
habeas corpus in behalf of Joseph JosephThomas JosephThomas JosephThomas
Thomas Ben W Douglass and R W WLewis WLewis WLewis
Lewis owners of turpentine works in inFlorida in1lorida inFlorida
Florida praying to be released from fromthe fromthe I I
the custody of the United States mar marshal marshal marshal ¬
shal at Pensacola who is holding them themin
in custody for alleged violation of the theUnited theUnited theUnited
United States statutes forbidding forbiddingpeonage forbiddingponage forbiddingpeonage
peonage or involuntary servitude fordebt for fordebt fordebt
debt debtKon
Hon John Eagan United States dis district district district ¬
trict attorney received an answer answerfrom answerfrom answerfrom
from Acting Attorney General Hoyt Hoytsaying Hoytsaying Hoytsaying
saying substantially that in reference referenceto
to the practice prevailing in turpentine turpentinebusiness turpentinebusiness e ebusine8s
business to old laborers in a a State ofinvoluntary of ofinvoluntary ofinvoluntary
involuntary servitude your course ininstituting in ininstituting ininstituting
instituting proceedings for the arrest arrestand arrestanj arrestand
and prosecution of the guilty parties isfully is isfully isfully
fully approved and you should pursue pursueproceedings pursueproceedings pursueproceedings
proceedings with promptness and andvigor andvigor andvigor
vigor Section 5526 revised statutes statutesapplies statutesapplies statutesapplies
applies and at all events it is the duty dutyof I Iof I
of the United States authorities to testthe test testthe testthe
the question and to enforce the law if ifapplicable ifapplicable ifapplicable
applicable Where the persons held heldare heldare heldare
are aliens the act will apply applyThe applyThe applyThe
The three men now applying for ha habeas habeas habeas ¬
beas corpus were indicted for conspir conspiracy ¬
acy to return to a condition of peonage peonagecertain peonagecertain
certain persons by compelling them to toreturn toreturn
return to work The accused are try trying trying trying ¬
ing to obtain theirrelease theirreleaseThe iheir release releaseThe
The case was argued yesterday by byAttorney byAttorney byAttorney
Attorney Tunison of Pensacola Fla Flafo Flafo Flafoe
fo the relators Judge John Eagan EaganUnited E EaganUnited gan ganUnited
United States district attorney for the theState theState theState
State of Florida and Judge W WHowe W WHowe WHowe
Howe United States district attorney attorneyfor
for the eastern district of Louisiana Louisianarepresenting Lo Louisianarepresenting isiana isianarepresenting
representing the government officialsxhtr officials officialsThe officialsT
The T 1 matter was taken under advise advisement advisement advisement ¬
ment by the court courtCHRONIC courtCHRONIC courtCHRONIC
For ten years I had chronic bron bronchitis bronchitis bronchitis ¬
chitis so bad that at times I could not notspeak notspeak notspeak
speak above a wnisper writes Mr MrJoseph MrJoseph MrJoseph
Joseph Coffman of f Montmorenci Ind IndI
I tried all remedies available but with withno
no success Fortunately my employer employersuggested employersyggested employersuggested
suggested that I try Foleys Honey and andTar andTar andTar
Tar Its effect was almost miraculous miraculousand
and I am now cured of the disease On Onmy Onmy Onmy
my recommendation many people have haveused haveused haveused
used Foleys Honey Hone and Tar and always alwayswith alwayswith alwayswith
with satisfaction satisfactionTHE
The LehrWilliams Lehr Villiams Comedy Co has hasbeen hasbeen hasbeen
been holding down the boards at the theopep tlieopE theope
opep opE house all this week Good crowds crowdsha
ha N f greeted the performances every everynigut everyniglIt everynight
night and the company has made a ahit ahit ahit
hit Tne play Monday night is pro pronounced prOnounced pronounced ¬
nounced by all who saw it the best bestever bestever bestever
ever seen in Tallahassee TallahasseeThere TallahasseeThere TallahasseeThere
There are a number of histrionicstars histrionic histrionicstars histrionicstars
stars in the LehrWilliams Lehr Williams Company CompanyThe
The repertoire embraces some of themost the themost themost
most popular plays before the Amencan Ameri American ¬
can public and the specialties introduced intro introduced introduced ¬
duced between the acts are really good goodOn goodOn goodOn
On Wednesday night Mr Williams Williamsthe
the leading man was taken taken suddenly suddenlyill
ill during the second act of The Wild WildRose WildRose WildRose
Rose and a substitute had to be put puton puton puton
on to finish the play Aside from this thistheatergoers thistheatergoers thistheatergoers
theatergoers have been highly pleased pleasedwith pleasedwith pleasedwith
with the character of the plays as well wellas
as the acting actingThe actingThe actingThe
The play for tonight will be Mixed MixedPickles MixedPickles MixedPickles
Pickles and it is full of laughpro laughprovoking laughprovoking laughprovoking ¬
voking incidents in idents from start to finish finishLITTLEJEWELS finishLITTLEJEWELS finishLITTLE
Every mother that has a child has a ajewel ajewel ajewel
jewel more precious to her and worth worthmore worthmore worthmore
more than the King of Englands col collection collection collection ¬
lection of diamonds etc Pity the little lit little little ¬
tle one that is rapidly losing its health healthbecause healthbecause healthbecause
because its mother does not know it has hasworms hasworms hasworms
worms and that a 25 cent bottle of ofMothers ofMothers ofMothers
Mothers Worm Syrup will expel them themquickly themquickly themquickly
Up to going to press the standing of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the candidates was as follows followsMiss follo followsMiss s sMiss
Miss Pearl McCord 983 983Miss 983MISS 983Miss
Miss Octavia Lavender 845Miss 845 845Miss 845Miss
Miss Bessie Chandler 183Miss 183 183Miss 183Miss
Miss Florence Lewis 157 157Miss 157Miss 157Miss
Miss Fannie Shutan 137 J37Miss 137Miss 137Miss
Miss Bershe Meginniss 93 93Miss 93Miss 93Miss
Miss Mamie Andrews Andre s 43 43Miss 43Miss 43Miss
Miss Gussie Chittenden 42Miss 42 42Miss 42Miss
Miss Nellie Costa 27 27A 27A 27A
Rbbt R bt J Mill proprietor of the Read ReadHouse ReadHouse ReadHouse
House Drug Store of Chattanooga ChattanoogaTenn
Tenn writes There is more merit inFoleys in inFoleys inFoleys
Foleys Honey and nd Tar than in any anyother anyother anyother
other cough syrup The calls for it multiply mul multiply multiply ¬
tiply wonderfully and we sell more of it itthan itthan itthan
than all other cough syrups combined combinedProf combinedProf combinedProf
Prof H E Bierlys botany class vis visited visIted visited ¬
ited Commissioner Hodges place yes yesterday yesterday yesterday ¬
terday for the purpose of inspecting insp cting his hisfine hiSfine hisfine
fine collection of cacti and other rare rareplants rareplants rareplants
plants from all parts of the world This Thisis
is a very interesting collection c and the themembers themembers themembers
members of the class were greatly greatlYben greatlYbenefited benefited ben benefited ¬
efited by the visit visio
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cAnnna1 Annna1 IlDUa il Report for Year YearS
t S tr i ti titr nding Il 1Il Febrnary FebruaryT4 28 28I
1 T4
o i iI
Les I es Seem to be in a Flourish Flourishing FlourishI Flourishdi
I di R I ing Conditioni Conditionliby Condition ConditionRailroad
Ii The liby e lorida Railroad Commission Commissionpleted Commissionh
I h r1 c f1pleted pleted its fifth an annual nital report reportthe reportCr reportliferthe
liferthe Cr the year ending February 28 28ffthe 28lf 28P
lf P e ffthe purpose of the Commission Commissionijust
z c 0 just complaints in regard to toadp toJIIII toi4
JIIII adp against the various rail railj railds1DiT rail41s
j 41s SllsXoiTa ds1DiT oi business in the State Statelef Statei
l lef i ef review of the report shows showsW showsorida showsorida
W L orida railroads are in a pros prosJ5 prosijJUcondition
J5 At ijJUcondition condition iu 1 On this subject the theurg theJ therAay
J r rAay ays aysI s sur
I r tiur1g urg ur 4g the past year there has been beenigau 1
Ip p > > igau s activity along all lines of bus busiunder bnsiming t ty
1 y ming under the supervision of ofCommission ofD
I D itri iq Commission mission It has been a period periodfcndlgmmon periodn
4 fcndlgmmon n mmon prosperity for practically practicallyISth
it l ISth h transportation companies The TheIgil Thel
t Igil l Aicrease crease in net earnings from fromiragm fromlirat l ls
s iragm lirat ra ion n of the railroads reporting for forending for1t forsay44
1t say44 y 1r r ending June 30 1901 over the theding theftt1ding theate
ate tiding ding June 30 1900 was 347 347r 347811 34709r
09r r 1811 per cent cenLmment centeminent 4 4minent
eminent feature of the report reportrge f fh
k fh h rge amount of statistical infor inforconcerning infor1r
1r ate tI concerning the condition and andns andF andQEra
F QEra f ns of the railroads in Florida Floridathe Floridain Floridaruin
ruin in the year The statistical tablesmh tables tablesmore tablesEi
Ei mfh mh more complete and exhaustive exhaustivelose exhaustivewhich
i lose ose which it was practicable for formission forC forC
C mission to prepare prep re for preced precedfti precedII
II fti i nlforts r rts rtsh
i 4
i1 = h hEotal total mileage for all the roads is isby isieif ise
e by classes as follows fol1o s Main Maink3fc277435 Maink i ik
ieif k3fc277435 k 77435 miles branches and andrs andrsf
rs rsf 40319 miles yard track and a an s sfin
fin n 28891 miles total mileage mii age 3 3of 3i4
i4 4 Iles Ilesh
h value of all the roads in Florida Floridafollows FloridaOllOWS
ks OllOWS Capital stock 35328 35328lUTjHbonds 35 328
1 lUTjHbonds 17 bonds 3500147288 aggregate
32 32420105 3 20105 General averages per pere pertte
1 tte e t1 r road Capital stock 1167336 1167336fldsfill56523 1167336dfii1156 1167336d
fldsfill56523 d dfii1156 23 aggregate aggr gate 2323859 2323859h
+ h otal gross earnings from opera operaFlorida operaMW1 operarn
MW1 rn Florida railroads during the thestated ther thedear
dear r stated as follows Passenger Passengervens Passengerve
vens ve 241688111 mail revenue revenue34fcii91 revenue4f
34fcii91 34 4f tt91 91 express revenue 430681 430681baggage 430681ra
7Y ra baggage storage 6 orage etc 21 21total 21a21 21total
total passenger earnings 3 3total 3X398
X398 a21 3 98 total freight earnings 5 5f3 59K3
9K3 f3 3 89 miscellaneous earnings earnings80VA798
80VA798 80 0 A798 798 total gross earnings ear i gs front frompe frontoyersjaon frmp
oyersjaon p pe on 917913385 This is an in intVeasf mas inre
tVeasf re as of 201046556 201 < > 46556 or 2813 per perr pereitrPver perver
r eit eitrPver J > ver the gross earnings of theine the thel the8Jltneo
8Jltneo l ine ae > Broads oadS for the preceding twelve twelvethe t twelvelantfda elve elve4f1ant
4f1ant 4f1anttrn lantfda lantfdain
trn in r the head of Operating Ex Exthe Exhs ExeEisr
eEisr hs the report exhibits the totals for forsame forIJi forll
ll IJi o he same roads under four heads headsws headsfOIWS
fo ws Maintenance of ways and andres andtUc andt4uc
t4uc tUc res 178081533 maintenance maintenanceleqSpment maintenancef c cqq
qq f leqSpment leq fOIWS pment 124502968 conducting conductingVansprtation conductmgns
Vansprtation stns ns rtation 352102885 general generalxre
xre e 36842246 total operating ex exEIS ex exlS
EIS lS 691529632 This is an increase increasefl N Nytf
ytf fl 1 822470 0 or 3179 per cent over overP overe
P e t 1 operating expenses of the thefne theja thealn
ja aln fne ne1ioads roads for the preceding prec ding twelve twelveThe twelvel twelveiiin
iiin l nQ The general gen ral average of per perof perof
4 t < of operating expenses to grossrni gross grosswas 0 0Eni
Eni rni s was 7533 7 > 33 per cent For the thetffcejHng the1J thece
1J tffcejHng ce ng year it was 7324 per cent centa centJa centTa
Ta < Ja a ng ° S the roads as a whole the av avjjfge avr
jjfge r g arnings per mile of road were as asTogow asfroffo aso
Togow froffo o o Freight earnings 181674 181674iwaissrager 181674s 181674aster
iwaissrager aster < s er train earnings 104009 104009ji i ii
ji ts i ss s earnings from all sources 2
593 32 operating expenses 224531 224531uqjl 224531VnJl 224531ijittl
uqjl ijt J t earnings from operation 735 735i 735i1Q
i1Q 1 i tiEfoss ross earnings increased 65439 65439le 65439Pet 65439per
Pet le while operating expenses were werelaqr werekarced
laqr karced ed 54162 per mile comparisons comparisonsbetween comparisonsen
en made ade between the reports sub sublijttt sub4i ubtt
4i lijttt tte tt i i lfor for the years ending respective r pectrVe pectrVeifJ
ifJ 7 Je e 301900 30 1900 and June 301901 301901le 30 1901 1901Jlion
le I Jlion tion is made of the railroads nowtale now nowi
i nslejfecourse n tale e course of construction in the thete thet2tE thet
its t2tE te t land and nd a recommendation is made madelegislation madeqo
tot qo legislation l station to require all railroads railroadsnal
nal 1 Wpress press Companies doing business businessFJnrida businessJn
Jn a FJnrida F rida to establish and maintain maintainleml maintainie
1 ie leml e31 l offices in this State StateBIRTHDAY Statet StateBIRTHDAY
1 1i
J p Q ut 5 a large number of people Ironi Ironity rom romty
Is ty and the surrounding neghopho4d negh neghassembled ne gh ghothDd
othDd assembled at the residence of oftman ofJl1 oftman
Jl1 tman on the St Augustine Augustinemiles Augustined
c4d d miles east last night The Theof Theure Thei6riture
i6riture ure of the affair was a birthday birthdayy birthdaytgiven birthdaygiven
tgiven given by y Mr and Mrs Eastman Eastmant
t t tlir lr r son Bert who resides near nearIt nearIt nearIt
It was made a surprise party partyas
fa f as he wag w wa concerned concernedh
h e had been arranged a highly highlyand highlye
to e ting and entertaining program programfurnished programIc programliichi
liichi Ic furnished furnI hed amusement until untilbbuglO30 untilwhen untilbou
bbuglO30 bou 1030 when a collation such as is isseen iseldo iseeldo
eeldo eldo seen was spread There were weremd werere werebye
bye re nd a half long tables full but butread butD
the D read was sufficient for twice as asflew asn
en n ore oreTItle oreTit
Tit TItle flew by until the midnight hour hourthe hourthe hourrni
rni the guests that they must de der detaft
taft r r their respective homes Mr Mrnp l l4nxi
4nxi np 45their 3 Eastman are Jolly entertain entertainr entertainalways entertaIni1
i1 2t d always add largely to their theirlends theirijFit theirof
ijFit o of rIends r on these occasions occasionsja occasIonsORE occasionsORE
Th The is no falling off in the number numberUcations numberapiications =
ja tications Ucations for appointment as noiy no noblie notltbUc
iy tltbUc blie During the past week the thehas thgrPle thejoye
rPle r has appointed the following followingtlfc followi followingpt g gpt
pt tlfc State at large large6orrison large4Iorrison largeA
A 6orrison orrison Island Grove Groveve Grovee Grove1rv
1rv ve e Mather Miami MiamiV MiamlCobb
7 1 V Cobb Jr McLillan McLiUanHill McLillano
10 o P Hill Seffner Seffneras Seffnerfas SeffnerTh
Th as Pebley pebl y Pensacola Pensacolajf
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