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Agricultural and Horticultural DEPARTMENT. W FI. Lawrence. Editor. Ub View F:n 6 Ml TiMiss-f Good bye 1891. A Happy New Year to one and all. Make your 1592 nsott- big crops on small acreage. A narrow tired w&gott wheel in Middle Florida mean? a ru' digger. Have you selected you; seed com' It so does it hang when it can get he-at and smoke- If you are boardino rats and mice on your farm, about whs’ do they pay you per month' When you smoke y o.r nest do tt w;tn hickory w x>i or clean cobs —no trash sbouid be used. Many a female who takes the case to colored festivals in F.crtda ought not to, it ahe did bake it terse'.!. A farmers wife, this year bsca in Penn sylvania. sprayed her c?w* to seep me flies of—kerosene was the article used The worst case or rheumatism can be cured by earing less rszor backs, seeping the head ooi. feet dry an: subscribing for the Florid: an Abe Nogood still keeps five cur docs and a mortgage on his steer. He w;d put :n more cotton than ever this seas-on with n:s old stub :: a Dixie. It is ad wn-right shame that nr F. ida tobacc s stepped t: a large extent t eastern markets and 'her; credited as com ng firm Cud'S. The tobar-oo growers should get ur a seal :;r the next cr:r an: see that . g -es on ev ry ale. Why do Finis farmer's . :gi n g ee And wuy are t_ey n. st al men Fat gobblers arc w -th 1" cents a prnni "VYni.t -_ t erst cn y ten. [Stoj tna: p e-ry ma.L.ne Zed she's iipped an escerriric ; If ere *y farmer su:_ a year .s m.s could ‘knock :• n ‘the r.ng ' r*e at n expense, ur w p cr*p mat ::: rot pay haven' w. *:_>ss tenants pay n. rent, carry n: m< -gaues an and have n paje: ;n ! drawing g interesn wuldn’t weal, be | ving - u ; :st ab ut t _i- N-.w Year’s 1 day *- wc> gar manufiC-ttrer- are c-'-nv Mr- j icfihe fit, n*f opening fac v -rues out o: j tow:..—T ■ act Leaf Doming t Le. nc: un*v and t .anufactu*.: .z l ~ “ i our \ :eoa A’■■-ape ' -bacoc .mi cigar; j There ;s n- *er pom* in At'! - an: • we intend t Keep as. er *ng rnttl we cr n- j vine* go : practical cigar men of ’he; fact. Fam.-.'. let's sit c t. at. i re as- :. tv-1 t i get her tl. - winter. *'.*:. the td on a j tangei.t’ ‘-.mp-ly l*ec.vuse --me erne •: art. .c- apt-ear ‘ne>e- c-.-. :mu*- that a:-; -'.range t-• you l*e;ati* y >u Lave never p: . tieed them on the farm. New , thiuvs a.e inning up in farm Lfeda iy] arid to be a good farmer, a money-making farmer y u mu< -keep up w::L the pro cession.’ simply •w-cause be Mas*d' <i >ne so ' ! re* fie > i* aiy r why tue Afro-American ne w attempting to till ian in FI •; da should do so now? They nri-t wake up or quit their feeble attempt.- at farm ng. It is one of the .impos:U lines of the Nineteenth century yfor them : much longer follow certain Antiquated f.-rrnsand methods simply be muse the.: ma-ters did. Alreacy we Late ommenced to receive tb dazz mg monstrosities and impossibly colored see. <a*alc*gue. Toose we file for future re trercc contain faring red. tthite. n.ne an'- green * piciers/’ A Phila delphia term w.l sell these o'verdone cuts by the gro- ; a-, and a seedsman- Las to do after be r-< • mem is ! o bind them into a catalogue- 4 : t .-,< Them a L:gn soun ding name. k- • * ••.icit it is done with' and wan: l ne • :.e:n :n r ur- Tlit oiutr o• v ■. j vcTorntt’ v-ct eight intn ' vc: . .v- , baoco ■ are boose to exss,!: •- a-. . Lad not sb3pfK-.lt- N■■--,■ j rK h ,- g]; frr & with wrap;+r:; - 1 turori out tha* only one ot the ..• . w ht tobacco At ear, .• • the wajeLy-fc*, who was present w . * Le ..xaniinat.on was being made. : • ; %g a rifct tne rough way in which •..- _*,,■-..a were han dled, aod great earpriM.- v. .. fc bown by most of the deputies when they were informed that the commercial value of tobacco could be materially lessened when Lac died as though it were a bale of rags Take the inform a’ion used in the last sen tence borne to yourself to be used wbea handling .he next crop. ML Lively druggist desires to id form the public, that he is agent for the most suc- OMfol preparation that has yet been pro duced for coughs, colds and croup. It wfll loosen and relieve a severe cold jd lees time than any other treatment The ar ticle referred to is Chamberlain's Cough Remedy It is a medicine that baa won and popularity on it's merits and one that can always be depended upon. It i* the only known remedy that will prevent croop. " It must be tried to be appreciated. It fa pot up in 50 cent and fc 1 bottles. LA PIERRE PHOSPHATE COMPANY SALLAEASS3S3S, 7LCAICA. Oil or al*out Xovcmlior 20 tiiis company will be prcparctl to supply the local trade and farmers with our famou, GRLAdSTJLgATEID SOLUBLE BOoSTE. The un lersigned guarantee the natural “Granulatoai Hone" to be superior to any commercial fertilizer known for Cotton, Grain and Tobacco, This fertilizer ha-? neea carefully tried on tlie above crops with }h< nomen al success. Price per ton at the mines or delivered will Iv given on application at the otlice of THE LA PIERRE PHOSPHATE COMPANY, Boston Office. 73S Exchange Building’. TALLAHASSEE. FLORIDA >ew Year** Advice. Farmers, in 18M2. you must have x'ats at the tirst table. Do you heard You have been at the sev-nd table and sueke-d the hind teat Img enough. It's a fact and don't you forget it for a moment. Every day you are learning that pull ing together means business. Ain't that so 1 Commence to pull for your mutual good. A brighter day is beginning to dawn in the Florida farmers' horizon and all he need do is to keep a still upper lip. trust in God an: ‘ keep his p-wder dry." Don't forget that seat at the tirst table —that's what this department of the Floridian is working for. and every day we see the fulfilment of our prophecies and hopes Cotton has got to go this year to a great big extent and mixed crop-s take it place. We are not beret - ' discuss the tar:?, silver question and sub-treasury business w::L long-winded leaders We believe in the gospel of good cheer. c:ni: ler.ee in each o*Ler. hope for the future and good will to si. men 1.-osg ago we put gloom, fear, hate and despa r behind us. -Come t vgeiher!" is the rallying cry for Meddle Florida farmers tr< r l**bd. He-, p in view our mixoi crop idea.- and re sure t o plant ; lenty of everything that will gre w u y ur farms, and d*n‘t buy r.a. se. -i- r * *r. -a • r any p..ace e.se. G m orning' The Vltaation. i ccc:.t; n tua* s*irc*s msnv : ti.e farmers v this p ro:n the - a*e in the r-uie. st th’S *:e b-ogining ‘he n-.-w year. Cot: r..weare t.. - 1 wer *h-n :hi le-n s Id. and ;t m m- hands : ;L ~e‘i .♦ corgre--. yea* a“tr \-:-ar l<-g gves f * W v -■ Ifv * a *.--. v in the k*• age :•>>: b n.>-wj. we a ;v>. ] v that na : : : v.- -r- N*w w,_- ? - th**: ; . gr wh: _• sb . \\\ ; l%f , . . •’* c st:.. str o.gly fav >r a decrease :n - . :*re age ar. 1 the 1 ind use i i ,ttvn w uked with rr. x- ior -p*. It'- the m y **.. and • ■ pr ve .ur •'• - t re;ea*ed ta:<-me:.t w-wliat the ** >uth*-rn *’ > barmy dented bv anv tha: a cr *f s.v*■'..*>rX' bale- wii; bring astr.u ':. P**’*’ - y a* a crop of(>l ba'.e- The-e j. l .*- * l ' ' -a.e- cac be jr-.lucei ■•:. ]e-- tnan La.: *he i. ; :mter of acre- wh; ~ :e ii:i:e:t j-: duce the 'o.imki bu e- I: is estimated that to produce the cot <*r-.p ’he past season it required the cultivation of 2*- ••/*'* acre* in cotton. “J three and one-half ac• e- t • the bale live mi.lon tales can a*d ought t-- be produced on from T. V*m>x 10.(.>•.<>> acres. Thus a;:--wing the and iff- re nee. --r from IcY/JO.OOO to 2C*.<'..o>j acres to e put to gram or ’Le grasses. It is beyond the power of figures or the imagination to t-st’.mate t.-.e benefits which w >u <i f--i --low such a course, all of which can be .-umniei up in one line—decrease the acreage. Magi: trel Fertilize! Increase production! An intelligent, successful ! and observant farmer in this state ha- ; learned by actual test that nothing les than 1.000 pounds of seed cotton per acre will pay for the production if sold for ! iefcs than ten cents p-ound. The pres ent i -w pirices of cotb>n will continue so iong as the labor of tie South is engaged in raising it with no other idea than sup ply ar -‘* demand. And the present high price of c-m will be niainta nei s<> long 1 as we of the South fail b*produce a boun tiful supply for our section Travelers may learn a lesson from Mr. C I O ne, a pronun* n' avorney o 4 Parker. Dakota. wbo says “I never leave home w:!b .) 't taking a o' Chamberlain’s Co.ic, Cho.era and D.n >: i Remedv wi:h me, an 1 '-n many have ran with it to me T+'-trf t.A s-me su.f-rer and have never known it *o tail For sale by M L ft!} drugjr P b fat landtba' none 4 tat farmers Hound to lla.r It. 1 m ;-t and I will have it. exel.iiine J the I'ittie man an i he da*hed the paper to the boor. jumped f;oJu h.s chair aiid hi ought hischnehed hand down on the table vig orously: then, mopping his brow and adjust rig his glass*-* he seated himself, seixed his pen and in a nervous, exc’table hand wrote: D. 31 Ferry 4: Cos. Beed*- rnen, Detroit. 31ich. Gentlemen —Refer ring to your advertisement in the Na tional Intelligencer. I notice that you say that your Seed Annual for 1892 is free to all applicants. A* I buy considerable quantities of vegetable and flower seeds each spring, I would esteem it a favor if you would mail me your catalogue. My neighbor* say it is the best Very truly yours, Richard Due Fioiilahat a cheroot factory—at Tampa The many remarkable cures are proof that the dangerous diseases of liquo r . opium, tobacco and cocaine habits can In cur ed by Dr. Kelley's Bi-Chloride of Gold remedies. Correspondence solicited. The Keeley Institute. Pslatka, Fla. THE WEEKLY FLORIDIAN, TALLAHABBEE, FLORIDA. TOBACCO DKP.4BTSIEST. M '•RE AROUT SEED-REDS. I*. is not p'shivt-ly necessary ihat the new leginner or the old hand at the busi ness should burn his beds witn logs or brush before planting. The manner laid down in last issue will in nine cases out of ten produce good. f.rat-class, blocky to bacco plants. We have tried it often , still there are other methods. 1* the reader has a piece of new land, rich and fertile, let him remove all stumps and roots from it: then, if he wishes to. add some kind of :er:ilizer. Prepare the land right o?. and be sure it is of a moist character,well drained and will receive the sun from a south exposure. Treat the Had similar in all respects to the manner given tor the burned tx-ds. Sandy soil, generally speaking, dries out r&pid’y. therefore we u ge that some muck should be mixed with the -?il in the beds. Once more we urge the reader to recol lect that without goo-d, first-class plants in every yvnr tobacco expectations will nev-.r l>e realized Commence right at the start —and the seed-bed is the s'art — so s.re the- seed. Here is where one and all should take the greatest care against tail ure. In some Localities there will appear what :s known as the fi-a beetle. He is a verj >xall little Jell w. but he must be watched with the utmost care, because he can and will ruin a bed in a very brief space of time. f:imes he is not watched, and the <-wrier says the seed was of n: account, when in tact the seed were all right but the beetle was not. The bvst w-.ay is to look a: the beds every few days until the beetle's presence is discover, and. He commences .is work sometimes bet re the pi in is are : a rely c-u: o: the gr >und. an : the g< rm of a single se-d ot tnbacc- - * is s- small that it iKt-s a ..‘be ,ts< th an n- time t- r ‘he be-e --ut what kind >■ - :! the W-vtl** is most w itch tv* mm. Th y work on the plant I • • - ' - *r, t ♦ T A., • ‘ Make up & many g •’ on* c-f s'rong s -ip -uds you think wb 1-. r.- e-k-d through tiit: i ar: l i tverv eijh'-en jailors add one ounce r-f P r;s green Apply it w:i:. a -pr-.ving machine so .e k n-i. if y u L iVt- none, use a sprue.mg pot. I w .. w> 1. to remember ‘fiat burn ing the ’--is th' r -ugh. v k: .* a., the v *r;e— tie- grass an : ‘he <1 ? rent weed seeds that the farmer has t->con eid wits. T a- -tr vs ’he eggs of a.i in sec** and worms ••erhap- the larva -t this self-s m:e beetle tha* we are writ :: • about, f -railyou .-m w and last but nut least the unleached hard wi ashes enriches the s-uh. Where we hui our bed? li-t year we noticed that scarcely a weed or any kind of grass grew during the summer months, while all around tnere w.a- a rank growth of weeds Tnis was conclusive evidence to our minds that burning wa- the chief cause, because scarcely a weed appeared during the grow ing season, and they did grow on everv s de. Wa*ch out for the north and northwest winds. Vie ail the protection you can against the cold snaps that are liable to come ai'jng any day c-r n'ght in the week. Make two or three servings during Jan uary and one at least about March first. U>e this for replanting, which is very im portant. Mr. Cutworm will be around and do his work. He seldom ever fails. Last season he mowed down many a fine plant for us—so many that we had not enough plants to re set—consequently w e had a ragged looking field; ploughed furrow after furrow where plants were mis>;nc. All of which we term “Love's Labor Lost ” Oftimes the cutworm get* in a hurry for something to eat ani commences or: the beds. Watch for him there also Either spray the beds as above iescribed or mix an ounce of Paris green with five pound* of sifted meal or :i >ur an i scatter over the b-.ds when the dew i= on, or after sun down it •me has only a small quantity f seed, let him get some meat b o,* * S.w ;Lcm through the centre an*! each b \ w.li make two ctvJ frames. L*e the li: tor the Sjo'Tot the top box. Set them ur lr.>m the ground on legs then get some rich lbain from the wood* and mix old, well rotted minure with the loam. Place the boxes on the south side of tae barn or other buildings and sow the seed iust as soon as you can When a coli night comes, cover the box with anything that comes bandy. It would be well t > bore a few holes in the bottom of each box to give plenty of air and perfect drainage, i Sow in drills wide enough apart so that work can be done between each row to prevent the soil from becoming bakrd. When a crust is once formed the tender plant has bard work to force its way ( through. 1 Another way for small planting Dig up some sod. let them lay for a few days upside down, then rake them over nicely and sow ihe aeed thereon Put them in a i warm place and cover with damp cloths. | If the sun is very hot dampen each day. ' When the plants show signs ot sprouting renu vi the cloths and water every evening. • Let every grower sow some “jimpson" seed in each bed, transplanting the plants i to the field at the end of rows nearest to ! the woods. When they bloom insert a ' drop or two of cobalt solution into the : flower and the miller will ‘-get his dose.” Every miller killed means "00 to 1.0 A) less worms to fight. I Mr. William T. Price, a Justice of the j Pt-ace, at Richland, Nebraska, was con ; fined to his bed last winter with a severe ! attack of lumbago : but a ’horough appli cation of Chamberlain's Pain B-tlm en | ah’ed him to get up and go to work Mr. ; Price says : “The Remedy cannot be re | commended too highly." Let any one ; troubled with rheumatism, neuralgia or i lame back give it a Inal and they will be jof the sime opinion. -i>o cent bottles for | sale by M. Lively druggist Practical Thought* Fron :ix Southern Cultivator. Begin the new year by keeping a farm account. ' End the ol 1 year by checking and bal ancing the farm account. Begin the new year by resolving r> keep them. End the o. : vear bv mak.nz go-'-o res - loti -ns. The policy of r vising cotton at an annual loss is clearly unwise. An era of -mal 1 farm- is inevitable. Le“:nz land lie in grass impoverishes the father, but enriches the s -n. B iter price- can be realve 1 by keeping P -ste: as to market prices. We fav r the extension r j the free -deliv ery m.ii service to people oit-ide o’ the t7-wns an : cities. If vou'd live well in v -ur day. Y .: must w -rk a- well as pray Every owner •: ar, acre •: finable a:: should f>e a king unto him self. Fr:ning -l-.-e't pay when neglected of mbm-.nag' i. No m -re i-xt anv - taer Wusnier- T i- *L .' •<>: larraer wh r.ee-is help, &n-i the wealthy •• wh-. car. help him-*.:, an i Intelligent -:: >:t ne-ds *- be j:rtc‘ed * - Wv i- tne po- jarmer. wi- t sc'aeme M*. k B. Reach says hi-father had a v-.-j-.e o: --xer. tna? would stop short in ‘he furr -w an : turn homeward when the horn sonodt-i a* r. on. Tney wtre not dehorned Mr. T. I) Curtis perpetra’es this timely con uni rum I: a farmer is n-t * ?- • a? means - : instru< tion, w at is the u of having - ne conrecte ! wrh ar. Agr.c Mu-r b'- k- and p-.f-er- are as mu _ place in the farmer’s hand as anywhere and with■ little j- ai m ng. cn oe spare-i ?o a-terd p.-tces c: en’eria nm-n: and to visit socially. Educati is tbr rudj--r which gu- ie- th-: sr.-at ship oj in safety throng:, the great seething s**a f >t trade ate: comm ere t. Firm life need not be a drudgery ur.ess we make if so One of the greiv draw. bacKs is that we are apt to tsli into ru - ?. and < -nee firm y in. it seems more dificeuit to get out than it really is Properly managed :arm 1: r is the most independent v<cation. Ti ecn j’S and the stock will grow even though the farmer and his family may be awaylor a :ew days Close planting of pear trees is w fc lieved to be a ivintage us. as thev protect each other. For standard trees, d v ft apart i> considered a good distance, an: about 10 for and warts There is nei’Ler mocev nor economy in raising cotton at eight cents per pound with which to buy flour a: six and seven dollars per barrel. THE DACOSTA PRINTING HOUSE, JACKSONVILLE. FLA. MV offic e HAVING FF.FN DESTROYED IX THE GREAT FIRE AT -JACKSONVILLE AUGUST 7::.. I take tins method ot retrying my triends and patrons that a.i orders tor PRINTING A,NTD BINDING NV; I receive the usual promptness and attention. XKW IVI’K. XKW PRESSES. XEW MACHINERY Ot the most approved patterns will be put in the new othee throughout. To accom modate my present needs I have this day bought out THE TIMES-IMOX JOB PRINTING OFFICE AND BOOK BINDERY. And will conduct my business at this stand until December Ist. when I will move into the New Ruildiug specially erected for my accommodation. Remember DaCosta is Still on Deck. Send me your orders—Large contracts specially estimated on. CHAS. W. DaCOSTA,: : Proprietor For Over Fifty Year* Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Strip has been u-ed bv millions of mothers for their children while 'teething. If disturbed at night and broken of your rest by a sick child suffering and crying with j-aiu of Cutting Teeth seni i at once and get a bottle of “ Mrs. Winslow’s Sootuing Syrup " for Children Teething. It w-;]t relieve the poo* little sufferer immedi \telv. Depend upon i, mothers, there is no liislake about it. It cures Diarrhoea, regu .ates the Stomach and howeis, cures Wind Colic, softens the Gums, reduces Inflamma tion, and gives tone and energy to the whole system. “Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup" ! for children teething is pleasant to the taste md is the prescription of one of the oldest and best female physicians and nurses in the Cnited States. Price twenty-live cems a bot tle. Sold by all druggists throughout the world. Be s'ure and ask for “Mrs. Wins low's Soothing Syrup." RAILROAD JOTTINGS. The Neman extension of the Great Northern railway, running southeast from Great Falls to Neihart, Mon., has been opened for passenger traffic. The Ene has decided to abandon the project of building a tunnel through the Hoosac mountains to shorten the main line. The cost is estimated at fi.000,000. The New York day express on the New York Central, which has formerly taken the siding at Clyde for the Empire State express, will hereafter lay over at Lyons. The Wheeling Bndge and Terminal Railroad company has had a thirteen i lev-r inter!jckmg plant put in at Wheel ing. by the Union Switch and Signal - company. W. D. Erving Las appointed as sistant supennten-lant of tn- Fitchburg roa-i. with office at Boston. Mr. Erving was previou.- to this appointment gen eral manager of the Evansville and Terre Haute rja-i. The Pathogenic Microbe. 1 >r -bearing germ, "-xer rise? a mos‘ ie-Ti tv- it-fi ;®nce, -mi continue"}' wtg-rg w ir i.-jir*- heal■ L Innumerable :- th s mighty f-ne, but few eKar-e Lis E. tering’Le system ‘kr-ugh ‘he U *•!.■' - p.-iron us germ infects every if • me :• .y -pre.rs its drau.y v.ri? everywhere Under ordinary c'-uii* t.'.’ns it mu.tipues rap - i.y in: maiutams a s*rongh:*lJ upon ’be buman b>iy T- A- tr *_ as : : . i.g whi.-e o, ; •he t rnr M : tlcrg.es ! K cLt -sts. Tlt.: .I# LbTr *1 . w 'w . _ !. * ; L ~Z> u j*. K. UTT r . TT u u hl.i fCUTt •kii lift-:* RDi ; :f :y :t;s se::>i s>i;L iia* per:’*'mei :? crtaT vork. A.i msuner -v com pi a: 2is lsv.tfie.r ori gin i* sn impure and ::s - rde:e: c riiuu of the Mod Love i-een succe?'u ly treat : -: by this umivsd.ei bio**: medlc.ne. Being pure y s vegeiable r-uepara i -n. S S. S is ent,rely barni.t-ss. an: n t-uu effect resu. - TrcAi.se on E.ooi aui Sir v I’.seuse - m.-.*c free. SWIFT SPECIFIC CO.. AAla. Gi. A >' re 'eg. tne fi-.tsh s mass of disease, vei P P P. * Prick y Ash. Poke Root and P*>tass;uTa' achieved wonderiu. results, the fissh was purified and the bone got sound, and air health was e-tablish*-d. &avs Mr. James Master of Savannah, Gi Hock'en'i Arol|> s a j TANARUS( Tue lx'-t save in hi bruise?, s-jres. til x*rs. ?ab me m * tenet. chapfed Lands, cm.n.aia. cnrJL a.! skin ernptions. an: r<*s : ::vCvctp|l2. * or no pay required. It gtiirutert’ giveperlect satisfaction, or monerr Price 2o cents r-er bx. F : kv O Lively. America 1 * Kar!i-,t rn..— r u " Among pre-Columbian America the claims of the Xorsea**. * properly speaking, the Icelan by their low stature and feature, somewhat different from the ehanct is tic Swedes and Norwegians and m the Welshmen under Prince Ma-ioc *> fairly well known, Imt those in favor d an Irishman. St. Brendan, bishop tf Clonf-rt, in Kerry, not so faaOj* to us, although they are to the Fivnci. According to eleven diff-rent manuscripts in the Narional Lbrarr Paris, -one of which dates fr:-n tk Eleventh century, St. Brendan bit Ta. :ee nay ab<:ut A. Jj. - on a v.-jaggp the undiscovered country which he be lieved to exist beyond the Atlantic. Ifc vessel he embarkei in with his comp®, ions and provisions, including five wa- caught in a current, and after i voyage of many weeks he landed iaj strange country, where he taught tbe natives the truths of Chrisrianitr. After seven years he returned to In* land, and subsequently rnei a secooi voyage to the same country, as he iai promised to revisit it. but was bafiJadby the wind an 1 ti le. He -lie! in the odor of sanctity in oTr, aged ninety-fc ur v*aa. Thecurijus thing is that when Corset invade-I Mexico he found the native* a p.-ssess: on of s-:me of the doctrine* of Cunstianity. which they sai I hai bea taught them by a stranger -.lad in a loaf robe, who came to them from the Eotj island teyond tne s--a in a “bjat wii ■ung-” many c-nturies before and.prea- L-—i t : rerum to them. The advent of C-irtez was :n f.ic-t hailed as a fulfill met.. j-1 tnis traiit: .-n.—Lippdncotts Wealthy Men aod Directors' Fee*. uor to ney laaking of Wall etr~: w-re smrrlel a few days ago by t rep r: that Russell Sage Lad gene away fr m a direct re meeting without cot t: n * r. v-i the rumor to- be unfounded ‘*t~ne-e Russeli" is a 'director in twenty c-orp* rations, and he never misse*. a direr: r~ meeting if he can help itl Tue uou.il custom is to- pay -ach director cu-ntly me money is handed to the di* r-e t. rs m me f. rm tig: u piece as they enter the n—ting r- u A: other time* the and tr-cto re g-rt to-:: money j aet before jesuit toe r• m_ Sme -days cue n.an meetings If he haptens to be J. Pier -7' nt M rgnn hr will attend the meeting c f the rraat-es: importance. If he hap pens to be Russell Sage he will attend them aJ_ Mr. Sage does not believe m neglecting any ; f his official duties, and he considers the cc llection of hie five dollar fee as part of hie official duty. Mr. Morgan oecv si on ally accepts the fee when it is handed to him and passes it over to a clerk or to the porter of the building if he chances to be near. Mr. Jay Gould pays no at tention whatever to the customary di rectors fee. The modest cashier who tenders him a paltry five dollars does not even receive the courtesy of a glance.— New York Times. Call on Miss Stephenson for your milli nery. Her stock is large and elegant. Vel vet b nnets and hats put up to order. Prompt attention given.