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NEILL’S. 1 1 I : I 1 i K i LIIoSUSL, ftwTorL , U i I HI! Order System! Ii ■ j* the best in the 1 1 L Jf| Goods Trade I enables you to purchase At New Tort Prices ■ m ■Oil CAN ORDER m 1 Bonnets. Wraps, L. Costumes. Under ■Childreii's Clothing, ■s Goods. Silks. I® I ■ ■Men’s Furnishings,! fcoistery. Curtains, ■famishing' Goods, ■na and Glassware, ■kousands of other ar ■fcrpersonal or house 1 ■comfort or adorn i I- - I ■“ud Winter ( atalogue now upon application. ■J. Hacker & Son,; ■Charleston. S. C. a 3Hm*l|¥ ■ OF P-SASII, BUNDS, ■JJNS MATERIAL. ■2? ®° Low Prices and A-ui> 20-1889 ly. ■■—CHEROKEE FARM ■Kr AND ISfSfSm miseries. 1, ()llr of IVttrH lllnnf. Peru] in mMßr!?:-. Oliver, p **• A B 1)log - Apncots, ( ’ rapce and orua -*-* and tree ■ LE? lar^e and the *e ss&r ■•*s-2 V °msi ■ U *tfreto a u'. ri > ? r Oheroltee An ■ “AYtRaSBOA: TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA, OCTOBER 8, 1889. R@Al P &AKIN c POWDER Absolutely Pure. This powdeinever varies. A murv.-l of purity, strength ‘and wholes* mene>B. More economical than the ordinary kinds, and cannot be sold in competition with the multiude of low test, short weight, alum or phosphate powders. Sold only in can# Rotal Bakino Powder i 0., 106 Wall St., N. Y. Presents in the most elegant form THE LAXATIVE and NUTRITIOUB JUICE — OF THE FIGS OF CALIFORNIA, Combined with the medicinal virtues of plants known to be most beneficial to the human system, forming an agreeable and effective laxative to perma nently cure Habitual Consti pation, and the many ills de pending on a weak or inactive condition of the KIDNEYS, LIVER AND BOWELS. It is the most excellent remedy known to CLEANSE THE SYSTEM EFFECTUALLY When one is P.ilious or Constipated —so that — PURE BLOOD, REFRESHING SLEEP, HEALTH and STRENGTH NATURALLY FOLLOW. Every one is using it anr! all are i delighted with it. ask your druooist for ; SYHTJI* OF FIGr MANUFACTURED ONLY BY CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO. SAN FRANCISCO, CAL. WUISVILLE, KY. NEW YORK, N. t. Feb. 26, 1889-1 y From the Christian Advocate. i Mr. A. K. Hawkee has gained a national reputa !ti-n as i practical optician, and his celebrated ! spectacle and patent -pring .-ye-glasses a e known throughout the United states. We are writing tn sart icle witha pair off his new crystalized ! un-*es. and they seem tous as transparent as ; light itself :and with them the finest print is>s ! clear as in youth.—Editor Christian Advocate. ALL EYES FITTED And Fit Guaranteed, At the Drug Store of M. LIVELY, Tallahassee, Fla. ti&rch 19. 1889—1 y established iß*,6 B. C.LEWIS&SONS, Bankers, TALLAHASSEE. THE OLDEST BANK IN FLORIDA. DEALERS IN State, City, County and Miscellaneous Securities. tVe have every facility lor transacting a Gen eral Banking Business, and solicit the accounts and correspondence o! banks, bankers merchants and Others. Collections Receive Prompt Attention. SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES FOB REST. HISS E. J. STEPHENSON Has now open a large and handsome stock of Spriii£& SnnerHilliaery, a fine assortment of the latest novelties In COLLARS, RUCHINGS, GLOVES, MITTS, HAMBURGB, LACES, ETC., to which she invites the kttention ofthe ladies of Tallahassee and vicinity. Faney Tort Materials a Natty. Orders from a distance promptly and carefully filled. Tailihabskb, Fla., March 21,1880. ODD FELLOWS’ HO.YIE. Jaek.onvllle’B'Plan Endorsed by (be i Sovereign Grand Lodge. The October number of the Odd Fellows’ j Companion, published sit Columbus, Ohio- j contains the following stirring appeal to j Odd Fellows to aid in carrying out the plan , of establishing an Odd Fellows’ Home at; Jacksonville : One ol the very important matters ! brought to the attention ot the Sovereign Lodge, was the “ Memorial of the Hoard ot Trustees for the building ot the Odd Fel lows’ Home, at Jacksonville, Florida.” The brethren at Jacksonville have nobly responded to the calls of the Order in the past by relieving and^ caring for sick Broth ers from all over llie land. Many afflicted with pulmonary and rheumatic diseases have sought for health in “the Land of Flowers,” and thousands have found it there. Jacksonville, with its sea breezes and equable climate, has been the principal Mecca towards which hundreds have trav eled, and arriving there, many of them de pendent alone the weekly benefits hey have found their means inadequate, tor the purchase of proper food and atten dance, and have been compelled to solicit aid and attention frem the Brethren there. Florida Lodge, No. 1, with only thirty eight members, has often had as many sick io care tor. The burden has been so great that hundreds have withdrawn front the Order and disfellowshiped themselves be causethey were unable to maintain the nec essary expense of caring for their Brother Odd Fellows. These have been left to the care of the few noble men who maintain their'character as Odd Fellows at an extra ordinary expense ot time and money. The now propose to their Brethren throughout the land to erect a Home, where all who come within their care may he lodged, boarded and nursed at so small an expense that thrir weekly banefits will be amply sufficient for the nursose. They have donated to the Home a lot for which they have refused SIO,OOO The Grand Lodge of. the State has nobly come to their aid, and gladly would the Grand Lodge and Florida Lodge No. 1 build and equip the Home, were they able to do so. Wlmt they ask is the insignificant sum of fixe cents from each Odd Felloir in the land, with which to build, equip and maintain such a Home. The Soverign Lodge has endorsed their plan, and bids them godspeed. Surely every Odd Fellow in the universe can do no less, backed by the contribution of bis mite. Florida Lodge No. 1, has expended out of its own funds in supplying and re lieving sick and suffering brethren, in aid iDgsome to return home, in transporting home or burying brothers who have died there, as donations, about <52,000. They are willing to do more and to continue to extend the open hand of charity to a brother in distress. But the relieved are our Brothers, mo, and we cannot do less than to aid them in their work. TEW SETTLEHS’ SOCIETY. The NuegeMtion fleets With Hearty Approval and Will he Acted Upon. The* many new settlers of Leon county have been aroused to action by the sug gestion made by Judge H. C. Hippev.aud the New Settlers’ Society will soon be or ganized. Several of the prospective members have been holding social converse and caucus ing on the question during the week, and all say no suggestion yet advanced by any one will contribute so much to the pleasure of those who have settled here since the war, uor has any scheme been formulated that will do morejtowurd inducing otheis to settle here Dr. W. B. Radford says that he is heait jly in favor ofthe scheme and that he will clear out hit grove, furnish the tables aDd contribute all his energies to make the New Settlers’ Picnic a tig success. This is a liberal offer, and, furthermore, no prettier place could be found in Leon eounty for holding the picnic than is Dr. Radford’s handsome estate on lovely Lake Hall. Judge Rippy was* seen by a Floridian reporter' and expresses himself as being well pleased with the enthusiastic manner in which his suggestion has been received by all-old settlers’ as well as new. In ibis issue will be found a card from Judge Rippey setting the date for the pic nic—Thursday,!November 21—at which the New Settlers’ Society will be organized. Let every new settler now go to work to make New Settlers’ Day a gala occasion in Leon County. Flrat National Hank. In our advertising columns to-day will be found a notice authorizing the estab lishment of the First National Bank of Tallahassee. The officers of this new institution are George Lewis, Edward Lewis, vice-president, and W. C. Lewis, eashier. The bank will open for business Novem ber 1. OOD FELLOW!*’ MK.tIORIAL The Grave* of Departed Brother* to be Decorated. Odd Fellows Memorial Day will be ob served in Tallahassee on Friday, October 18th, by Leon Lodge No. 5,1. O. 0. F. The ladies of Tallahassee are earnestly r> quested to coplrihuto cut flowers to be used in decorating the graves of departed Odd Fellows. These can be sent to the Lodge room Friday morning, the 18th inst. and a committee of Brothers will be ther* to receive them. The wives and daughters of Odd Fel lows are requested to meet at the Lodge room on the morning of Memorial Day and assist in weaving the flowers into the adopted design, which will be three links tor each grave. The ceremonies will take place in the af ternoon. The members will meet at the Lodge room about 3 o’clock and, dressed in full regalia, will form into procession and parade, going down Adnms street to Capital square, thence cast to Monroe street, thence north to McCarty street, thence west to the cemetery, where the grave of each departed Odd Fellow will be decorated with one ot the floral links. Mr B. A. Meginniss will then deliver an ad dress appropriate to the occasion. There are twenty-three Odd Fellows buried in the Tallahassee cemetery; the following being the list : D. H. Ames, J. W. Argyle. T. B. Archer, D. G. Adams, A. L. Bull, T. E. Barefoot, C. J. Bernreuter, W.R Clark, C. E Dyke, Sr., C. E. Dyke, Jr., G. W. Edmondson, J. B. Galbraith, J. Q. Gallagher, Edward Y. Gallagher, G. N. Heir, Chas. A. Mvers, (■has. Mundee, Sr.. John McDougal, W. H. Newsom, C. C. Pearce, Samuel Quail, S. B. Shehee, John Wilson. The surviving friends and relatives of : the above will confer a favor upon Leon : Lodge if they will, between now and the ! 18th, point out the graves to some member I of the Lodge or place some design or mark upon them so that they can be readily lo | cated. The graves of most of the departed I brothers are known by the Lodge, but J there are a few who were buried years ago ibat it will be difficult to locate without as sistance. The committee in charge of arranging a program for the occasion consists of Messrs. A. J. Fish, W. H. Chancey, W. M. Mclntosh, Jr., J. G. Collins and Joseph Duncan, aud anything that the ladies or others can do toward helping them in *his work of love will be highly appreciated. The full program will be published next week, and h\ the meantime citizens are re quested to save as many flowers as they can for October 18th —Odd Fellows Me morial Day. Tom Kippur. Beginning at sunset last Friday and con tinuing until sunset Saturday the most sol emn of all Jewish holidays, Ynm Kippur or the Day of Atonement, was observed in Tallahassee. On this occasion all differ ences are settled, all hard feelings are for gotten and every good Jew forgives his enemy and begins life anew, with his heart clear of prejudices and every man his friend and brother Speaking of this holiday the Metropolis says: Yam Kippur—the Day of Atonement — is a mandatory holiday, and the Torah, or Book of Laws, embracing the five books of the Old Testament, lays special stress upon the day, its intents and observances con veyed by the lines “ye shall afflict your selves.” Israelites, regardless ofthe signifi cation placed upon these words, whether ruled by the teachings of the Sephardisf, German or other Rabbinical schools, unite upon one point—total abstinence from food, drink and the transaction of mundane affairs from sunset to sunset, giving their entire thoughts to prayer and the Great Jehovah. Among the ultra orthodox, Kippur Day is regarded in the same light as a deathbed* and in their synagogues they clothe them selves in the identical “ tachrechim shreud —that will drape their forms when in the silent grave. While these sombre acc*sories ate absent at the majority <>| temples and synaungues, tlie ritualistic cere mouies ate identical. Both Friday and Saturday are days of atonement. A Nfew Hettlers’ Picnic. All white persoQs.lboth male and female, from other States and countries who have settled in Leon county since 1865, are earn estly requested to join in a basket picnic to beheld in the grove on Dr. W.B. Radford’s (arm on Lake Hall, on Thursday, 21st day of November, 1889, at 11 o’clock a. m. The object of the meeting is to get ac. quainted with each other, exchange views in regard to the country, climate, soil, pro ducts, <fcc., and to organize a New Settlers’ Society and see if we can’t do something to bring winter visitors and home seekers to Leon county. It is to be hoped that eyery □ew settler will see the importance of such a society and attend. Fill up your baskets with grub and come out with your wives and sweethearts and let us have one grand day on the banks of Lake Hall. H. C. Repmy. WHOLE NO. 3173-SERIES 3.-YOL. 11.-NO. 2. A YACHT CLUB. The Beaaatlful Lakes of the T'al lahassee Country Should he Botted O'er with Pleasure Boat*. The tourist season will soon be in full blast. Travel to the Tallahassee Country will be larger than ever this winter and we should begin at once to prepare for the en tertainment and pleasure of our expected guests. The beautiful lakes of the Tallahassee Country are admired and often visited by all who spend the winter here. It is quite pleasant to drive out and gaze upon the liquid blue bosom of Lake Jackson, the picturesqueness ot Lake Hall, the lovely white sand beach of Lake Bradford and the graceful, undulating swells of Lake Lafay ette ; but how much more pleasant it would be if a neatly furnished steam or sail yacht were placed in Lake Jackson for the ac commodation ot pleasure parties; if Lakes Hall, Lafayette and Bradford were dotted with canopy covered row boats; in other words, if Tallahassee, only had a Yacht Club. And why can we not have either a Yacht Club or a Pleasure Boat Stock Com pany ? Perhaps the better and quicker way to supply this want would be to organize a stock company. Our hotels would take stock, our busi ness men would take stock, our pleasure lovers would take stock, and it "ould take only a "short while in this way to raise sufficient money to purchase say a Naptha nr Shipman Yacht for Lake Jackson and a half dozen row boats for Lakes Jackson and Hall each, and perhaps two or three nice little sail boats for Lake Jackson. This would do for a start. Fit up a neat boat, house at each of these two lakes and hire the sail and row boats out at so much per hour. The yacht could take quite a party of pleasure seekers all around the lake, which, by the way, would he about thirty miles, at so much per passenger for the trip Every day the guests of the differ ent hotels and private boarding houses would go to either one or the other of the lakes, and wereallv believe that, this would prove quite a profitable investment, sum mer as well as winter, for our home folks would patronize the boats during the pic nic season. Let’s make a beginning this winter. If we cannot do any better to start with, let’s put two or three neat little canopy covered row boats on Lake Hall. This pleasure boat scheme would be quite an attractive feature for our hotel proprietors to work up. They could af ford to subscribe liberally toward making it a success, for it would increase their patron age. Now is the time to begin. Who will take charge of the matter and canvass the city to see how many will take stock and to what amount ? NO PENCE. A Commiiiioner of Leon County Talks About the Law. Dr. J. A. Anders, a citizen of Leon County and a member of our Board of County Commissioners, was iu Thotnas ville last week and was interviewed by a Times-Enterprise reporter. “How does the no fence law work in Leon county ?’’ the reporter asked the Doctor. “It is working well. While there was some opposition to it at the start, I know of only two —possibly three —men in our section ofthe county opposed to it. I am satisfied that when it is tested, as is being done, they, too, will be no fence men ” “How do the colored tenants and labor ers stand on the question ?” we asked the doctor. They, too, like many whites, were op posed to the law, but I am satisfied that after the law has been tested, they will see the benefits and approve it.” “ What about the report that Leon county is to build a division fence along the State line?” “ I am glad you asked me that question,” said the doctor. “I am one of the County Commissioners of Leon county, and can give you definite information on that point. There is a mistaken idea among the farm ers on the Georgia side of the line about this matter. The law does not require Leon county to fence against Georgia. It only requires that we fence against sutv rounding counties in Florida. It will thus be seen that farmers in Georgia, along the line, must fence in their stock, or adopt some other method of keeping their stock from raiding on the no fence section across in Florida. There is a strong argument in favor of your people, especially those living along the line, adopting the no fence law, as they will have to fence their stock in to keep them lrom intruding on us, whether that section of Thomas county adopts the no fence law or not.” Washington Capital: There are few so ciety bellee who have not a record of con quests made with the assistance of smoke less powder. There is nothing new under the sun. A MECHANICS* CLUB HOUSE. A place Where Social and Plena* ant Ereßlßg* Can be Fasted Without Haring to Tinit tho Bar and Billiard Rooms ta Find Companionship. Now that Tallahassee is grow ing and building up so rapidly It behoove* all good citizens to make suggestion and help in the work of planning to make this an attract ive, popular and busy city. Many good suggestions have been mads and acted npor. We want Tallahassee to he the city for the mechanic as well as the millionaire, and a suegestion recently ad vanced by Mr. A. J. Fish, while in conver sation with a Floridian pusher, will, if carried out, make Tallahassee more popular with mechanics who come here with the intention of settling, and more attrnet'ive to those already here. The plan proposed by Mr. Fish is for the mechanics of various branches here in Tal lahassee to hold a meeting and start a mn tual assessment purse, thus raising among themselves sufficient money to purchase ft lot and build thereupon a neat Club House, fit it up with plain but comfortable chairs, lounges, etc., and supply it with books t' magazines, games and various little things that will contribute to the amusement and pleasure of the members. This Club House would be a charming little bower in which the mechanics of Tal lahassee could gather evenings'and pass an hour or more in pleasant social chat, read ing the current literature of the day, smok ing, whistling, singing, playing games, or enjoying themselves as best suited their respective frames of mind. To make it more pleasant, and in the spirit of fraternity, a card should be.hung at the outer door announcing that all visiting mechanics were cordially invited to enter and mßke themselves at home, and this featnre'would be the one that would most benefit the city. There are now in Tallahassee many mechanics, employes at the railwav'shops and others who are comparatively strang ers here; they have not been in the city long enough to form many acquaintances; they come up-town ot evenings and find it quite dull on the streets; theyfhave no place to go other than the bar or billiard rooms ; there they meet the few whom they have become acquainted with; they don’t like to lake advantage of tle hoe pi tidily of these houses wibout patronizing them; they stand treat; some other fellow treats; then another orders the drinks, and pt-rhaps ere they get out they feel like the world had doubled up its 9Deed of revolu tion and was trying to fling them out into mid air—next morning |they awake with a big head aud an empty pocket; the end of the month comes and they often find that they cannot meet all their obligations. All of this because they had no other place to go- Thus it is that many young men of ex cellent character fall by the wayside. They have no where to go. They are at tracted by the brilliant lights and jolly clatter ot tongues in the gilded rum shops* and, like a moth, they fly into the flame and often, very often, come out with scotched wiugs, so to speak. Now, mechanics ot Tallahassee, look upon this picture and pause to consider. Would it not be much more pleasant to have a club house of your own ? Would it not enable you to save money if you had a place iu which to spend your evenings—a place untainted by rum ? Think ot these things, and if you want to unbosom your self the columns of the Floridian are open to you. Mr. Fish is not the man to make a sug gestion andMhen stand off and see others hear all |lhe expense. He is a mechanic himself and a good one, and be will con tribute a liberal share toward building the Tallahassee Mechanics’ Club House and making it a success. Who next ? Let us hear from all will ing to “chip in” no matter if the amount is small. OUR RAILROAD. The Augusta, Tallahassee and Galt Is Booming Bight Along. Work is progressing finely on the Au gusta, Tallahassee and Gulf Railway. Pile driving across the Otklockonee has been completed, and the work of driving piles across the Sopchoppy will be finished this week. Maj. Green, assistant manager, is in charge of the work along the line, and a large force of hands is at work cutting the right of way and grading from the Ock lockonee toward Tallahassee. The committee of Wakulla county citi zens is busily engged in securing the right of way through that splendid county for the company. Col. Bailey, the general manager, is ex pected to arriye in Tallahassee next week. Mr. Harry A. Blake, president of the company, accompanied by his friend, Mr. Morgan, were here last week, went over the line of the road, found everything in good shape and were well pleaseg.