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THE TEACHER'S DEPARTMENT,
Mrs. KS. Smillie, - Editor. MORALS ANt) THE SCHOOLS. To the People of Marion County and Particularly the Teachers of Pnhllc Schools and Sunday Schools. To the Editor of the Banner : It is a matter of history aud a fact ad mitted by all who reflect, that education and wealth go together, while ignorance and virtue are not incompatible. Or, as one has said, “The ignorance of vice is more potent for good than the knowl edge of virtue.” Then the query arises: What can be done to neutralize the tendency of wealtt, education and re finement to evil. Such surely is not the legitimate results of these blessings, but rather a warped or perverted condition. We all recognize education as being a great blessiDg, a mighty factor in human affairs, a powerful lever for the uplifting | "of the masses when the moral as well as j the intellectual attributes of man shall lie drawn out and developed pari passu. The Christian world recognizes the Bible as the foundation of all moral teaching, and the query is: How can we best utilize the Bible ? It has been tried j as a text book in our public schools, and ita use here is generally condemned. And yet the Bible mu3t be taught some how if we ever hope to raise the future generation out of the narrow shells of ] ignorance, superstition and general human depravity. Did the parents of our land but recog nize the great necessity of educating the the moral as well as the intellectual side of the rising generation, then the great tendency of education to vice would be somewhat ameliorated. Ido not believe that the school room should be held responsible for all of the shortage; be cause it is but one of the factors, and a weak one too, as compared with the mother’s influence. The mothers of our land are the magnetß around which all of the human race revolves. She is the huh, andlrom that center should emi nate virtue and morality else reform is j hopeless. As are our good school inarms are but the day mothers of our children —just to that point are they responsible for their future. Professor Streator has written a good article on “Religion in the Public f-choole.” The Professor took the broad j round of religion, and not the narrow rpirit of orthodoxy—and yet, the fact I hat the .aw provides that teachers ! should be of good moral standing, does not fill up the void. So far as I can see, our only hope is in our Sunday Schools, as the day schools draw out the dormant intellects of our children, so let the Sunday Schools draw out the latent spirit of reverence for all things good, as the day schools teach honor, sobriety and virtue as means of commanding the respect of men. So let the Sunday Schools teach honor, sobriety and virtue as means to win the love of God—as the day schools develop the intellect, so let the Sunday Schools develop the heart and soul. It does seem to me that the two are twin sisters established by God as co-laborers in the upraising of human ity. If tins is correct then let our Sun day School convention, which meets in Ocala on the 7th, Bth and 9th of April, consider the relationship existing be tween these two schools, and in some way co-operate for the bettering, of our fellow man. The day schools, as well as the Sunday _are are as yet but in their iri fancy. v7iislSU ie y will be when grown into maturity “3ioth not yet appear,” but wj know if they *&’ -proximate ’the model as first planned byNfiod, that they will be glorious.institutioiftf, shedding love and light over the darK regions of the earth, and we know that anyone who lends a hand to the furthering of that end will he a benefactor to the human race, and this should lAp the aim of every true man and woraaul If every Sunday School contention iu i the state would take as otig of their sub jects for discussion, ‘‘The relationship that exists between the public schools, 1 believe good would grow out of it, and a mighty impetus woo'd be given to the Sunday Schools aud the charges against our free schools that they are “soulless institutions” would be less true. L. M. A yep. The Anthony Normal. Tj the Editor of the Banner: As I am constantly receiving letters of inquiry about the coming Normal, 1 should be glad to have you announce through your columns that Anthony i3 ready for it and we are expec'ing a good attendance. Quite a number have al ready engaged boarding places and we still have room for a hundred or so more. I am authorized to make the follow ing rates: One dollar a day, four dol lars a week and ten to fifteen do'lars a month. The tuition will be free. The school will open the first Monday in May. Classes will be sustained in all the common branches, particular atten tion being given to methods of instruc tion. Young teachers will be thoroughly prepared for the examination at the close of the term. Bring all youj text books and come prepared to work. While we hope to make your stay in Anthony a season of social enjoyment, we do not invite you here simply to have a good time. We want to do three monlhs’ good, solid work. Take a month’s recreation now and another after the Normal closes, and you will be ready to begin your next term with renewed energy and increased capital. Get ready and come to the Normal. Geo. Stuaht. Anthony School last week closed one of the most successful terms in her his tory and the patrons showed their ap preciation of the good work done by immediately electing the same teachers for another term, with the exception of .Miss Pauline Pugh, who declined re election that she might attend college and complete her education. Her brother, J. A. Pugh, was elected to her position. Those Interested in politics are packing t heir grips for Tallahassee. The Ocala Rilles are having electric lights placed in their armory and read ing room. Mr. Albert S. Jones, cashier of the Urooksville bank, spent Sunday with friends in Ocala. We have had considerable March weather during the past week, evidently, the effects of the spent snow storms of the north west. Mr. Ed Waterman, brother of the late Aden Waterman and a resident of lowa for the past six years, is on a visit to friends in this city. W. 11. Brady, a former citezen of Ocala, but of late years a resident of the great and flourishing city of Detroit Mien., is s visiting friends in the city. Mr. Edwards, of Flemingtou who owns an orange grove at Webster, completed the shipment of his fruit, among them a grapefruit tree, which netted him S3O. The Greenwood school has sent four boys to White Sulphur Springs Normal school, among them the son of Charles Thomas, the great shephard of the Flatwood country. Our market men are complaining very much about the indifference of the council to their wants. The roof is badly leaking and it is almost impossible to get the council to repair it. There is madness in neuralgic pains which none but sufferers known. Pity the universal world don’t know that this is cured by Salvation Oil, the famous lotion for man and beast. Dr. U. S. Paisley, of Selma, Ala., who ?!as been visiting friends at Apopka Lake returned to Ocala, Monday. Ho will tarry a week or ten days and then proceed home. The genial Doctor is slowly recovering from a severe attack of grippe, contracted in Alabama. The one-horse circus, Monday, drew well but its attractions were meager in deed. Outside of a little accrobatic work it was nU. Monday night the lights went out and great fun it was for the boys to strike matches and see the sparks. Florida and Texas. It is very pleasant for the “ Lone Star State ” to grasp hands with the “ Land of Flowers,” through the medium of your valuable and interesting journal, and it is also very pleasant to welcome the Banner to the Brownwood Board of Trade, with the wish and prayer that our interchange of soul may bind our minds and hearts in such a communion of spirit, that all the eyes that, dally beam with pleasure on the waving? of the Banner may say we are instructed and interested in the occasional letters from Brownwood, the gate citv of Southeast Texas. Our-Board of Trade send a wish that the Banner long may wave on the progress and prosperity of your beautiful flower environed Ocala. We have giveji Ocala’s bright represen tative a select position on our reading desk, and shall always welcome with genuine heart pleasure its sunny visits to our social circle. The Land of Flowers! In the long ago, away lieck yonder in the sunny garden of childhood, bow we nsed to read of Florida, the flower garlanded wish for a little peep into its fabled, beautiful mysteries! To-night, after climbing up, up the grade of life, we are eager to scramble down again the steps cut in the great pathway of time, and gather bright flowers of hope, joy and love, when we said our evening prayers at an angel mother’s kaee. How many of us who for years have toiled upward, almost to a finish of life's work, love to run down again to gather the beautiful flowers of a radiant, joyous past? Florida! The name was always rich to us in beautiful, poetic fancy, and now ’tis doubly dear to your correspondent in all that is pure in memory, when ten* i der love stoops in imagination to kiss a beautiful flower, that blooms in the orange groves Of the “Peninsular State.” Would you know this flower? Go to Florida Female College and ask for Brunswick’s representative maiden, wearing the beautiful name of May. Floridians! Yes, they are here in this flowcr-ciad corner of the “ Lone Star State,” adding energy to our busi ness world, finding new homes in our valleys and giving grace and culture to our social circles. Thv Sunny South has given many noble sons and fair daugh ters to people the b autiful mountains, grassy plains of the fertile Brownwood i country. Here we have people from the Virginia’s, Carolina’s, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama and other “ Dixie ” States, as well as. the noblest from Massachusetts, Now York, Pensyl vania, lowa, Indiana and other states north of the fabled Mason and Dixon’s line. Ileie the cruel war is over and the “bloody shirt" waves no longer; i here every religion, creed and nation ality is represented; here Texas gal laniry welcomes every honest and in dustrious man, without regard to poli tics or reliai n; here is a “white man's country,” for the negro is practically an unknown quantity. The Brownwood I county “ make up” is decidedly cosmc* I politan in chatafter, composed of the i cream ot the most enterprising, cub i fared, moral and industrious people of ! the older states. Statistics have ex | plodel the myth that Texans are ruf | tians, whose chief uccompiismeut is to ; diink whisky and "shoot, up towns.” i Sensible people realize the fact that a people who build more school houses, | erect more churches and spend more j money for public education in propor- I tion to population than any other peo- I die in the world, are not barbarians. These smiling valleys and beautiful mountains are settled by farmers and I planters, attracted by the rich soil, genial eiimate, beautiful streams and healthly atmosphere; enterprising basi ns en, at'ti acted by splendid business op portunities, and laborers attracted by a chance to build comfortable homes. Our social circles are the embodiment of culture, grace and refinement, having for their stars men distinguished for gal lantry, intellect aud renown, whose beauty and culture will grace the proud est courts of America or England. Thus we have taken a peep Into the society world of Brownwood and the grand country that pays tribute to the progress of the “Gate City” of the glowing Ujiouthwest. j The society question is fraught with a grandly important interest to the parent seeking anew home for the loved ones of the old homestead in tlie States. This little picture of our world is not colored to suit the fancy of the writer. In our next an effort will “be made to throw light on other features of Texan life and its surroundings. ■With the renewed wish that occa sional letters from Brownwood may prove instructive and attractive, your correspondent drops his pen to say “good night.’. Cake Vincent. Brownwood, Texas, March 19,1891. Wanted to Loan, SSOO to $5,000 on good town propa-ty or highly improved and productive country property. Money always ready where security and title is satisfactory. *, The Buffum Loan & Trust Cos , 2aug td - Ocala Fla. A First of April Set Up. Chemist Serge Maiyvan is generally busy, delights to be full of work, is an enthusiast on the subject. He is a simple child of nature in American manners and customs, so Wednesday morning, the boys set up ou him a good Ist of April Hike. They got strangers to invade his office and me cadamize the same with phosphate rock, requesting immediate analysis. The en thusiastic chemist, with face all aglow, sang merrily : “This is the biggest day’s work I have had in the history of the shop,” stripped bis coat, and began active operation for the test. When all was arranged for the final test, ‘‘the boys” appeared, and shouted: “First of April.” The Chemist smelt a good sized Nor way rat and “dropped the biggest day’s work in the history of the shop,” with other soft sulphurous expletives. Runaway Mishaps. Saturday, Mrs. Agnews’ carriage team, standing in front of E. W, Agnew A CV’a. store, with Mrs. C. 11. Nash in the vehi cle, ran to the stable, but did no serious barm. Sunday, Newt Lamia, Geo. Atkinson, Clarkson and Crook were out riding in one of Captain Richardson's team 0 , which ran away, upsetting the boys and slightly hurting the first two, while the horses, detaching the front wheels from the carriage, ran into Barnett’s show window at Wright & Frazer’s breaking the glass and show case, and one of the horses falling and hurting himself. Monday morning, one of Fanning's circus men drove up in front rf Agnew A Co’s store and tied his pony to the wheel of his road cart. The animal backed, was thrown on to a harrow and terribly lacerated from the protruding iron?, from the effects of which it died. • G.S. Calmer, the extensive and re liable commission merchant, of New York city, visited Ocala duiiug the week. He said with 4t) cents per bushel duty on onions and a soil and dimate unsurpassed for their production, he thought the farmers of Florida should reap a rich harvest in their cultivation. The same advice applies to tiie growth of sugar cane, with 2 cents a pound bounty on the sacharine matter, while the growing of tobacco has ail the ad vantages that can be claimed for it in any clime or country and none of their drawbacks in Florida makes this a favored state indeed. B. A. Taylor, representing the Free man, of Indianapolis, Indiana, was in the city Wednesday and made the Ban ner a pleasant call. The Freeman is a distinctive negro paper. All the edi toral and mechanical work ia done by negroes and the circulation since it started, three years ago, has grown to 30,000. It is first-class tn every perticu lar and is a credit to any people, white or black. R. L. Anderson, Esq., and Editor F. E. Harris departed for Jacksonville Wed nesday noon, to attend the annual re ception tendered by the Seminole Club of that city. The invitation came I through Mr. Geo. W. Wilson, of Oak lawn, this county, who is a member of the c!ub, and who has permission to in vito two persons only to the reception. It will be a grand affair. Mr. Harris will be absent a week. “We have met the enemy and they are ours,” said Commodore Pern-, thus telling the story of the battle of Lake Erie. And it is also a fact that Dr. Bull’s Cough Syrup is no sooner used, than the cold is conqured and the cottgh disappears. CORRESPONDENCE. Fantville Heard From. Our Regular Gorrespondence. Seeing nothing in your newsy sheet from this section, henee, if youwiUbe charitable enough togrant me a small space In your valuable journ al, I will endeavor to pen yon a few lines con c;ming the topic of the day In our midst. We have had several small dews for the last eight or ten days and some of oar farmers put on the smiles of adversity. But niat, as usual, in the proper time, old Sol made his appearance again and with him.he brought those genial rays which has the same effect upon the human mind, especially after a rainy spell. Farmers are abont through planting com, so the young people have a regular pienic every evening after tea in depriving the pindara of their cozy homes and getting them ready for mother earth. The people generally through this part of the moral vineyard have become almost disgusted with the fleecy staple, therefore. I don't suppose there will be but very little of it plan ted this season. Wise conclusion, fanners, stick to your text and raise bog and hominy. If Madam Rumor speaks truly, some of the fair damsels of this part of the vineyard are to be lead to the hymenial throne at an early date. Go it, boys, such is life. What is an old batch worth without a wife? The youog people had quite a pleasant "soiree" at the residence of Isaac Nixon's a few evenings since and one of these old batches was there, and 83 he could not resis* the enticement, he just shook his fantastic toe a few rounds to show the fair maidens that an old bachelor was noten t rely a lifeless piece of humanity. Guess what two gentlemen it Is that makes their bast girls a visit, yea, visitation, every Sat urday night. Be careful, boys, and remember that Saturday night is night. Ah, If jrgot about the two gentlemen belong ing to the bachelor tribe. They are excusable of coarse under the circumstances. Our worthy tax assessor, Mr. Mathews, was smiling in our midst the other day. He is the right man In the right place. Infant. Lake Weir. Our Regular Correspondence. Mr. J. 11. Carter has been appointed agent of ih: F. S. R. R. at Weir I’ark. Rev. .1. B. Anderson, of Ocala, preached to an appreciative congregation, Sunday, both morn ing and evening. Several visitors from South Lake came over on the steamer "Maggie,” Sunday morning, to at tend services at the Presbyterian church. Quite a number of irrigating plants have been put in on the lake this season. Capt. and Mr.E. L Carney are heeled in the way of moisture now, all thiy are waiting for is a young drouth. Mr. E. L Carney has au ingenious arrangement in the shape of a barge or large flat boat which can t o ins the necessary machinery for propelling the barge and also for irrigating purposes. He will water both his home grove and his island grove by this arrangement. With a few more level headed and energetic men like Mr. C things would have to move Messrs. Wallace an I Mithison, of Candler, are fixing to water their Lake Weir grove. Mr. Forsee is also putting ia a nice plant to keep the dast down aul to mike his beautiful groTe attend to its business in good style. Those of us that have no plant—well, we do a't believe in ’em you know. Think its g >in; to be a good season anyhow, set? At a meeting of the Democratic club of this district on the 23th, the executive committeeman of this district, Mr. E. C. Cary, was instructed by a unanimous vote to nominate and use his in fluence for the e'eetion of Mr. R. L. Martin as one of the county commissioners by the Demo cratic Executive Committee which meets in Ocala, April 6th. Mr. Martin is a level headed, energetic business man, and if elected, wilt make a good county commissioner, X. X. X. Fruitland Park Pointers. Our Regular Correspondence. Mr. Thorp and wife left for their Northern home iu Massachusetts iast Saturday. Mrs. J I. Boswell was pleased when her cousin from Philadelphia, Miss Thomas, surprised her by driviugin front of her residence one day last week. The citizjns of the Park were delighted to have Mrs. Ditmus, her daughter Ltbb'e, and her two youthful sons, spend a few days with them. They are expected to return and make a longer stay. The Libby family that have been giving musical and literary concerts all over Florida, have been staying with F, M. Buck for a week. Mm. Libby is suffering with a fever which will pre vent them from meeting their engagement this coming week. Consumption is making sad havoc in the Tanner family. Wesley Tanner was buried last Friday, and Maggie Tanner. Monday the 29th of March. A. I’akkitb. 1 ntei*:.talc Commerce Commission. All the railroad and steamboat lines from Jacksonville to New York, were represented in Jacksonville, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, before the Interstate Commission. The railroads insisted they were barel.v| eeking out an existence. Charley White and Mr. Bishop, of Citra, aud other leading fruit growers, assured the commissson they were and would continue “in the soup,” if the present advance of 10 cents a box, made last November, was maintained. Transportation lines insist that ad ditional transportation facilities have been given fruit growers for the advance in through trains and extra time, but the latter can’t see it in that benefieient line. Epoch. The transition from long lingering and painful sickness to robust health markes tin epoch in the life of the individual. Such a remarkable event is treasured in memory aud the agency whereby good health * has been attained is greatfully blessed. Hence it is that so much is heard in praise of Electric Bitters. So many feel they owe their restoration to health, to the use of the Great Alterative and Tonic, If you are troubled with any disease of the kidneys, liver or stomach, of lungs or short standing you will surely find relief by useef Electric Bitters. Sola at 50 cents and $1 per bottle at Ed. Del ouest’s the druggist. 3 Mrs. Alien Munroe’s Card Party. Avery ph asant and enjoyable evening was spent Tuesday at Mrs. Munroe’s hospitable home on Onondaga Hill, by her many fr iends in a game of euchre. The house was tastily and handsomely decora’ed with ferns and floweas, and the guests sumptuously lunched. Mr. T. T. Munroe and Mrs. Geo. K. Robinson were the fortunate winners of the first prizes, while Mrs. T. T. Munroe and Will Koehnle came in the booby winners. Mrs. Allen Munroe, who is a born hostess was ably seconded by her charm ing daughters in entertaining her de lighted company. That Terrible Cough. Im the morning, hurried or difficult oreathing,raising pnlegm, tightness in the chest, quickened pulse, chilliness in the evening or sweats at night, all or any of these things are the first stages of con sumption. Dr. Acker’s English Cough Remedy will cure these fearful symptoms, and is sold under a positive guarantee by Wright aml Frazer. 1. Drng Dealers Please Reatl As signes’ ;sale. The entire stock of drugs, chemicals and druggists’ articles iu store at Silver Springs Park, Fia., formerly occupied by Torn V. George, will be disposal of at public sale on Tuesday next, April 7th, at. 10 a in. 1 will offer the same in one lot or iu separate parcels as may be deemed nec essary for tlie ;best interest of creditors. Terms cash. B. F. Hopprr. Assignee. Hearting for the Golf. Tlie S. S. O. A G. R. R. have several hundred men at work in Citrus county, extending their line to several of the large phosphate deposits and on to Brooksviile, and will eventually make St. Petersburg, on the Gulf of Mexico, and deep water its terminal. Hawkers and Peddlers. What ear-splitting erics we hear daily in the streets of every large city! But these itinerant dealers who hawk their wares about are, when under proper restriotians, a useful portion of the community, and not such nusiances as the catarrh hawkers. This is a stubborn disease to conquer, but Dr. Sage’s Catarah Remedy does it. It is mild, soothing and antiseptic, unlike snuffs that irritate, or solutions that burn. It corrects offensive breath, and restores taste, srnWl and hearing. Nasal catarrh often ends iu consumption. App’y the only cure in time. Price 50 cents, by all druggists. Everybody wants a good picture of themselves,* and to secure same, you mast call on Colby. * THE OCALA BANNER, FRIDAY, APRIL 3; 1891. THE NEW CAPITOL AND MR. BASKIN. In reply to Mrs. Lease, who continued to attack him after his defeat for the United States senate, Mr. John J. In galls, with biting satire simply said: "Only Indians and women scalp the dead." In its feeble attacks on Mr. Baskin after his defeat for the Legislature the New Capitol partakes of the pltilessness of the Indian and the littleness of the woman, and if Mr. Ingalls by chance should ever cross a copy of it he would have to modify and reconstruct his in genius reply to the Kansas lady. The New Capitol safe: "It knows of the past 100 well when Mr. Bas kin placed himself under obligations to Mr. Dunn for valuable favors and now shows his ap preciation by stabbing his best friend in the oack.” Mr. Dunn is not the man we take him to be if he places men under obligations to him with the expectation of profiting by these obligations politically and we know that he does not hold that Mr. Baskin is under the least obligation to him for any favors he may have shown him, and especially the kind hinted at by the New Capitol. What the New Capitol refers to is the fact that while secretary of the Alliance, Mr. Baskin was paid a salary out of the amount donated by Mr Dunn to the Al liance. Mr. Baskin had nothing to do with Mr. Dunn’s donation; he didn’t suggest it and is under no personal obligation to him for it; and Mr. Dunn had nothing to do with the appointment ot Mr. Baskin as secretary or in fixing his salary. Whatever salary Mr. Baskin receieved he was legitimately entitled to it, and the insinuations and inuendos of the New Capitol are \yorse than diiect charges and if persisted in will hurt Mr. Dunn more than Mr. Baskin. It is of fact that Mr. Baskin did not write the item attributed to him by the n. e. butt on the contrary enter tains the kindest good will for Mr. Dunn and he has too much sound sense to permit the attacks of the n. c. to bring about un alienation of this friendship. The n. c. is an injudicious friend and is doing Mr. Dunn rnorei njury.than an avowed and open foe. Unfortunately it lacks what old Joe Brown calls judgment, and without which iisattacks are neutralized and its good in tentions spoiled. FLORIDA GRAPE VINES. Official Informations From Wash- Census Office. Serge Malj van lias been presented by Hon. Robert P. Porter, Superimen lent of Cen-us, with a bulletin, showing the arei and production of vineyards aul capital invested in the United States by geographical divisions and districts. In regard to Fioridt, the Washington office says: “This investigation lias shown an ex tension of vineyarns during the past two or three yesrs in the State of Flor ida. Hie E vira and Niagara have been planted somewhat extensively,and part of tlie Niagara products reaches the northern market as early as the hitter part of July or the first of August, bringing higher prices in eoneequer.ee, selling from 25 to 30 cents per pound. The varieties mentioned are white grapes, very hardy, and may sueeceed.” The report shows that in the Southern divisions (Georgia, Florida, North Caro lina, Tennessee aud Virginia.) are 11,538 acres bearing vines, 5,534 acres new vineyards, producing 1,105,832 gallons of wine and 29,078,0ut) pounds of table grapes (1889) and the report is conclu sive. The outlook for successful viutimlture in the Southern division for wine and particularly for the finer varieties of table crapes, grown for the early north ern ami ’western market, is fuli of enj cuuragenient of to the careful ami ear nest cultivator. The Pulpit and ihe Stage. Rev. F. M. Slirount, Pastor United Brethren Church, Blue Mound, Kansas, says. “I feel it my duty to tell what won ders Dr. King’s New Discovery has done for me, My lungs wore badly diseased, and my parishioners thought 1 could live only a few weeks, I took five bottles of Dr. King’s New Discovery and am sound and well, ganining 20 pounds, in weight,” Arthur Love, Manager Love’s Funny Folks combination, writes: “After thorough trial and convincing evidence, I am confident Dr. King’s New Discovery for consumption, beats them all, and cures when everything else fails. The greatest kindness I can do my many friends is to nrg them to try it. Free trial botttles at Ed. Delouest’s drug store. Regular size 50 cents, and sl. 3 Bounty on Sugar. Treasury Department, Office of the Commissioner of In- j teknal Revenue, Washington, D. C., March 14th, 1891 J J. O. Mathews, Citra, Fla.: Your letter of the 10th inst., relative to the bounty on saga*-, addressed to the Secretary of Agriculture, has been re ferred to this office. In order to entitle the producer of sugar to this bounty it will be necssary for him to file a notice, prior to July Ist, stating the place of production, describ ing the machinery and methods to be employed, with an estimate of the amount of sugar proposed to be pro duced, and make an application, and give a bond. Regulations will be issued upon the subject, which can be obtained from the collector of internal revenue of your dis trict, with the proper blanks, after April Ist, upon application. There is no bounty payable upon sugar made prior to April Ist, 1891. Respectfully yours, JonN W. Mason, Commissioner. Beware of Ointments tor Catarrh That Contain Mercury, as mercury will surely destroy the sense ot smell and completely derange the whole system when entering it through the mucous surface. Such articles should never be used except on prescriptions from reputable physicians, as the dam age they will do is ten fold to the good, vou can possibly derive from them. Hall’s Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F J. Cheney A Cos., Toledo, 0., cantains no mercury, and is taken internally, and acts directly upon the blood and a mu cous surface of the system. In buying Hall’s Catarrh Cure be sure you get the genuine. It is taken internally, and made in Toledo, Ohio, by F. J. Cheney A Cos. BSuSold by Druggists price 75c per bottle. Florida Visitors. The T. U, ot Jacksonville, estimates that the eight leading hotels of that city have entertained to date 30,000 persons; while the large and small boarding houses took care of 12 more.—Number of visitors in the State this season is placed at 05,000 to 75,000, while California has not had oyer 25 per cent, of this number. The Land of Flowers is holding its own in the tourist schedule. Stood the Test. The Ocala Blue River Phosphate Company sent a cargo of 1,500 tons, of unwashed and nndried phosphate to Hamburg and Monday word came that its average analysis ran up to 81-59 100, while the company only guaranteed 75 per cent. , - Blue River is way up. Do not Softer any Loneer. Knowing that a cough turn be < necked in a day, ana the first stages of c- —imption broken in a week, we hereby guarantee Dr. Acker’s English Cough Re me-- - -nd will refund the money to all who uuy, take it as per directions, and do not ficn <>ur state ment correct. Sold by Wright a -i Frazer. How is This? We hear so much about mortgaged and foreclosed farms, yet the late census returns from lowa give $125,000,000, the value of farms in that state, with only 10 per cent, mortgage while the horses and cattle of the state are worth as much as the farms. In Alabama the mortgages on (arms only amount to 6 per cent, of their assessed value. Dr. Acker’s English Pills. Are active, effective and pure. For sick headache, disordered stomach, loss of ap petite, had complexion and billiousness they have never been equaled, either in America or abroad. For sale by Wright and Fraser. J Mr. D. A. Miller is in receipt of aud ; paying out to holders of Citrn? Hard Rock Phosphate certificates, the April : interest on same. The holders are very j happy in consequence. Miss Zie Gayton, the actress, who made a wager of $12,000 to walk from San Francisco to New York City, 3,395 miles, in 226 days, won the bet in 215 days, arriving m that city last Friday. She wore out five pair of shoes, and reached her journey greatly exhausted. J. O. D. Clarke, representing the New York Illustrated liepnblic is back from his visit to Meddleburg, Ky. with a glorious case of malaria. With the bal somed and reisinousair of Florida, he ex pects to come ont all right in a week or two. Mr. Upham, the proprietor of Pleas ant Hill Grove, South Lake Weir, is not only interested in the production of orauges and lemons, but has some ot the most beautiful flowers iu the State; is a firm believer in a diversity of crops and is endeavoring to create among his neighbors great enthusiasm in the culti vation of coop apples. Colby presides over • the finest art gallery iu the city. if He Thinks Well of the Banner. Martin Station, Fla , March 30, ’9l. To the Editor of the Banner: lenlosed please find my check lor one dollar for the Banneb for 1891. I feel very thankful to the Banner which is woiking for the good of the people in general, aud the farmers in particular. H. N. Knoblock. J. H. Slater, St. Augustine, Fla. Has Northern farms, ranches, hotels, city property and merchandise to exchange for Southern realty—make offers. A| 35t F. C. & P. R. R. State Sunday School Convention Rates. Round trip Stale Sunday school Conven tion rates over F. C. AP. R. R. to Ocala April 7, 8 and 9 will lie one fare and one quarter. Straw Hats, cheap, large stu< k, new styles, at Hood A Nash's. mchlutf Mr. J. G. Lumpkin, a fonnrr resilient of Blue Springs and OnUa, but for several years a citizen of Berea, Ky., is back with us again and proposes to again iast his lot with us. His father and mother will arrive next week and they say there is no place like Ocala. “August Flower” Mrs. Sarah M. Black of Seneca, i Mo., during the past two years has been affected with Neuralgia of the Head, Stomach and Womb, aud writes: “My food did not seem to strengthen me at all and my appe tite was very variable. My face was yellow, my head dull, and I had such pains in my left side. In the morning when I got up I would have a flow of mucus in the mouth, and a bad, bitter taste. Sometimes my breath became short, and I had such queer, tumbling, palpitating sensations around the heart. I ached all day under the shoulder blades, in the left side, and down the back of my limbs. It seemed to be worse in the wet, cold weather of Winter and Spring; and whenever the spells came on, my feet and hands would turn cold, and I could get no sleep at all. I tried everywhere, and got no relief before using August Flower Then the change came. It has done me a wonderful deal of good during the time I have taken it and is work ing a complete care.” ® G. G. GREEN, Sole Man’fr, Woodbury, N.J. Lovely new back-grounds for photo graphs, at Colby’s. tf Photographer Oxen lias just received the latest improved Globe enameler, the best made, and will turn out only the finest satin fin sh photographs. feb27dAwt GRAND DAILY EX CURSION. Thirty miles down Silver Springs and the famous upper Ocklawaha River. A chance never before offered to the trav eling public to visit the eighth wouder of the world. Tho new and commodious steamer, “ Eureka,” Capt. James Coons, will leave Silver Springs every morning upon the arrival of the F. 0. A I‘. train from Ocala, aud return in time to connect with evening train for Ocala and all points south. Fare $1.25. All kinds of repairing of wagons and carriages at Smoak’s new shop. 4mardAwlw Belle of *Nelson Whisky The only unadulterated, pure and genuine brand of Kentucky, Belle of Nelson Whisky. _ It is famous the world over, and wherever the stars and stripes float, there you will find this excellent beverage. So famous has it become, that imitation “belles” like Queen of Nelson, King of Nelson, Pride of Nelson, and other brands have sprung np like “moshroous” in imitation, but none of them have taken rank or found favor with the original “Belle of Nelson.’ For this celebrated beverage, and other well known brands of wines and liquors, call on, at The Old Stand, J. 11. VEREEN, Agent. Ocala, Florida. mchl2tf 2,500 Acres, Two thousand five liundred acres of bed phosphate lands in Marion and Citrus counties for sale by Albertos Vogt the first discoverer of phosphate in Marion county land 9. All exploited, surveyed, pitted and mapped, with guaranteed analysis. Price SSO per acre, immediately on R. R. and river. Apply to Albert us Vogt, owner, Dunnellon, Florida. 30jand&w Bass and Express Service. The old reliable is now prepared to move parties on short notice. Wagons made purposely for the bussiness. Leave orders with the buss driver. 9janly Charles Myers, Manager. For Sale A complete Bottling outfit, by Ocala Bottling Works. Mayl-tf. Executor’s Notice o pplication For Final Discharge. Notice is hereby given that on May 7th, 1891, I will present my accounts and apply to the connty judge of Marion eonnty, Florida, for a final dis charge. MILES J. MIXON, Executor of the will or Charlee J. Mixon. 31oct6m Notary Public. Elmer T. Townsend, Notary Public, Stale of Florida, Recorder Bowlder Min ing District. Offiee at Blue Springs. ; Fla. lOoctly a ”>•' j SM4WI. Oil a rn, !> b.'a* mad, kj Joho *. Godwin. I ofk Am u Mr, ; you m*r not make as mock, but w# cam ; Mek you quickly how *5 corn from 56 to •19 • <Uy at ike fai, *b4 mo tu •• you go ou. Both Nit*, oil tfN. In oar pan of America, yea can oonmiaaf ot homo, giv ing oU your tmui.or spore uobwU only to tho wotk. A’i i* now. Gnat pay SUUKftw every worhtr Wo ttart you, feraMuag everything. EASILY, SPEEDILY leeraeA l AUnciTARS FKE*. AAfcuetoac* biUKts * to., roßTuiß, liin. Go to Smoke’s new shop for all kinds of blacksmithing. 4mardAwlm Full line dress goods in latest style aud patterns at Hood A Nash’s. msfcittf Don’t forget to visit the cheap shoa ; store of Neely & Cos. 3loct V TRkOC MARK. | \ W* * irrt ****** A. E. BURNETT, Jeweler, Has Exclusive sale of these Celkurated Glasses in Ocala, Florida. FAULKBER, KELLAM & MOORE, The only Manufacturing Opticians in th South. Atlanta, Ga. 16febd3mw6m THE Equitable Life Assurance Society OF THE UNITED STATES. JANUARY i, 1891. ASSETS... $119,243,744 Liabilities, 4#, 95>5<>3>297 SURPLUS. .$23,740,447 INCOME.... $35,036,683 N^X SS [ 203,826,!07 A s n “..i 720,662,473 HENRY B. HYDE, President. Jambs W, Alexander, Vice-Pres’t, E. C. ALLEN, General Agent, Room TJ, Gary Block, OCALA, . - FLORIDA. mm 49* Ask for cat&lo&rue. TERRY M’F’G CO.. Nashviue. TERN. Tax Assessor’s Notice. 1 yvlll be at the following named places for the purpose of receiving re* turns of persons and property subject to taxation in Marion county, for state and county taxes for the year 1891 and agri cultural report, for 1890: Bilver Springs Tuesday, March 3 Montague Monday “ 30a m Candler Tuesday “ 31 N. Lake Weir,Benson’s, Wednesday, April 1 Oclawaba Thursday •• 2 Stanton Friday “ 3 8. Lake Weir Saturday “ 4am Llnadale Monday “ 0 Chipco Tuesday “ 7am Moss Bluff Wednesday “ s Grahamsville Thursday “ a Powell Town .-. Friday “ 10 am Michigan City Saturday “ It Kerr City Monday *' 12 am Harvard P O Tuesday “ 14 •; Orange Springs Wednesday “ 15 Eureka . „ Thursday “ 16 Fort McCoy, Friday “ 17 am OMan—Md Ifriday '• 17j,m Cltra Saturday ** IS Ocala. Tuesday 21 to Friday 24 Inclusive Flcmlngton Monday 27 Joseph C. Mathews, Tax Assessor of Marion Cos., Fla. Feb. 18th, 1891. THE ANGLO-AMERICAN PHOSPHATE COMPANY. PHOSPHATE LANDS. We take pleasure in announcing to any parties seeking investmenls in Phosphate Lands, that we have small or large tracts that have been selected by experienced men, and thoroughly pitted, with analysis already made, showing a high grade of phosphate, which we can sell at reasonable prices. Please call at our office over Hubbard & Macduff’s hardware store and fee sam ides and plats. R. R. Snowden, tf.ll 7 90. Manager. Shaving and Baths. Snyder, the Montezuma tonsorial art ist, is ready to give yon a first-class hath, shave, or hair cut. Call around, 3oe-tf SSOO J&uwaivd * WE will pay Ike abft* o rtputt fj. *:iy case oi Liter JompUkiut, Dycpepeta, Sick Healach \ Indite tion. Con stipation or Costireuessi wo cuttnot cure witn West’s Vegetable Liter I’llls, t hen the directions arc strictly complied with. They arc purely Vegetable, and never tail to pivo satisfaction. Stigar Coated Large Ikjxos. containing a) Fills, 25 cents. Beware of counterfeit** and imitations. The genuine manufactured only by THE JOHN C. WEST COMPANY, CHICAGO, ILL For Sale by Anti-Monopoi.v Dr Store, 20febly Ocala, Flu. THE COURIER-JOURNAL, IjOUISVILdLE, KY. Subscription rates, Daily and Sunday, *IO.OO a year, Daily without Sunday, BS.OO a year, Sun* day, <2.00 a year, Weekly. 81.00 a year. THE YEEKLY COURIER-JOURNAL Hu the largest circulation ef any Democratic newgpapaper in the United States, and proposes to doable or trebble its already large circulation. HOW? BY GIVING AWAY EACH AND EVERY DAY To someone a splendid high arm sewing machine era handsome void watch, absolutely free. Full particulars in Weekly Courier-Journal. Sample copy free. Address, W. N. HALDKMAN, President Courier-Journal Company, Louisville, Ky. Public Notice. This is to give notice to all whom it may concern that the following named persons, members of the Marion Alli ance Plow Company, gave their indi vidual notes to Whittock & Ethridge, of Paris, Tennessee, for the sum placed op posite their names, dated from about the Ist to the 20th of January, 1891, payable six months after date: J. F. Barron, $75.00; J. L. Srooak, $75.00; E. T. Williams, $75.00; E. M. Gray, $75.00; A. J. Turner, $75.00 ; Wm. Hickson, $75.00; P. W. Perry, $75; P. L. Durisoe.s7s.oo, withltwo indorsers; F. 11. Lytle, $75.00; C. S. Young, $100; L. L. Akin, SSO; J. P. Parker, S4O 00. On account of misrepresentation made by Whittock and Kthride, the above named paries warn ail persons fiom haying or trading for above described notes, as they will net pay same, and if forced to will resist payment thereof in the courts. By order of the Board of Directors. Wm. Hickson, Pres. Marion Alliahce Plow Cos. J. L. Smoak, Secretary. NOTICE. To Stockholders of the Ocala Building am) Loan Association “Series A.” Vpon application to the treasurer of above Association and until further no tice, from 1 to 10 shares of “unincum bered paid up series “A stock” can be turned in to the treasurer at his office ou the sth of every month, between 9 a. m. and 5 p. m AH assessments, with ten per cent, interest per annum upon the uninvested funds will be refunded in cash for such stock. Applications will be taken up in rota tion as they arc received. By order of the Board of Directors. Louis Fox, 2troar27 Sec’y and Trea°. THE BUFFUM LOAN AND TRUST CO. SURPLUS $2 ?6 500 001 " 0T mCORPORBTE! > cT of 1889 Money at low rate of interest on City Property N o Delay Whatever. Cash Always on Hand. No applicant ever failed to get the money oi this Company when security and title were satis factory. Come and see us if you need money, and have good security. OCALA, FLORIDA. * Some f>eople may be opposed to the use, and some to the abuse of whiskey, yet its use is often abso’utely necessary, especially for medical purposes. In stub easts, the wire, unadulterated stufl is needed —not a doetor* and, drugged combi nation —and when the I. W. HARDER is used, you get the best results, without any bad eff ets. Us parity and high standard will be maintained because this firm has an enviable reputation whirb it means t > sustain. Jr r&n lie ha * t W. J. MtGrath,Ocala, Fla 20 feb 0m Wagons, carriages and buggies built at Smonk’s new shop, on Exposition street Tmard&wltn n visit ■ TO n. NETS Dry Goods Emporium Will Pay Everyone who intends Buying SPRING AND # SUMMER GOODS Call Early and Inspect His Line of WHITE GOODS. M. Fishel. B • u T <4TV MARKET "|™ CITY MaKKET E R BUTTERY-STALLS S T CITY K.IUIT A CITT MASKET L L s Ocala Wagon forks, !*. J. KIKGMAS. Propria... J/, Serially, fSCfo. l Wagons Carriages AND HARNESS All kinds of Wagon Sup plies always on hand. 8 td Ocala, Fla. G. C. BTEVENS. 11. 11. GRAHAM. J. c. McKIBBON. STEVENS, GRAHAM * CO. DEALERS IN PHOSPHATE LANDS- Brokers in Phosphate Rock and Stocks. Included in our large holdings of land, the following tracts an- th.,rou-l.lv pit!,.,! ~„t developed and are weil situated for mining and transportation: 10,600 acres in Marion and Levy Counties 5^ 6 il9 acres in M -rion and Levy Counties 6,000 acres in Marion County, 3,500 acres in Alachua County 1.800 a-eres in Alachua County, I|VSt. acres in Alachua County, acres in Alachua County, 640 acres in Alachua County, 1 350 acres in Citrus County. Room I, Opera House Block. 27mfbir —C. H. LORD &CO iSurttftors to &MeCaUJkSon.) WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IV FUR NITURE I HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS, OFFICE FURNITURE, MATTING, ETC. Also Coffins, Caskets, Metalic Cases and Under takers’ Goods. 39aug90 OCALA NOVELT YWORKS M A L LET T & CO., (Successors to Yonge Bros. & Cos.) MANUFACTURERS OF StSH, DOORS, HOUIDINBS. HEWEIS AMD BMCKETS. Casings, Flooring, Ceiling, Turning and SCROLL SAWING OF ALL KINDS A SPECIALTY. Affent for Averill’s Paints and Fillers. Sniall i4noviy n<l Row B ° Uts built U or,ler ’ Estimates of all kinds of work furnished W. W. CONDON. '—'—DEALER IN—*— "Wateh.es and Cloehs, ——AND A VERY FINE LINE OF-—'— Foreign and Domestic Jewelry, DIAMONDS, EMERALDS, ONYX, MOON STOKES, ETC. The only establishment in the county that makes a specialty of manufacturing Jewelry, and deals in Musical Instruments, Strincrs, Electric Bells, Etc., Etc. OCALA, ----- FLORIDA. lSMarCm BURNETT THE WATCHMAKER DEALER IN Watches, Clocks, Jewelry and Optical Goods. WATCH REPAIRING A SPECIALTY’ PALACE DRUG STORE. - OCALA, PLOKIU C. RHEINAUER & BRO. JUST RECEIVED ! AND Ready for Inspection. An Entire Assortment of New SPRING DRESS GUNS In all Paterns and varied Qualities and Prices. In Announcing OUR NEW & FRESH STOCK We deidre to call Attention to our Goods remaining over, To make room for the new goods and to close out Remnants, we will make Special Reductions. Dont forget! we have the goods and THEY MUST BE SOLD. C. RHEINAUER & BRO.