THE DAILY NEWS PAXA.TKA, FLORIDA, FRIDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 17, 188S.
The Daily News
Saint Aneastiiie DeparSl
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA., FEB. 17, 1888.
lar-Bu-SFECIAfc BEKVICK WW (to St.
Awjiutin and Palatka HaUwoy THE DAILY
A'KWS is mm delirrred in St. Awrtiiie at
81 X O'CLOCK KV,KRY MORA1AO ex
enit M'mttau. thus furnishing to the residents
and vixitnn of SL Augustine, al ''"Z1"L "
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rur r. nrHJT:T RKP4RTS.
and mail, and all the ST. AUGL&TINE ,LOC A L
J.KWS, a iH as U of her matter wiW u ound
. a FIRST-CLASS 1AILY JOlKSAt.
THE DAILY A'KWSidn he delivered to City
8umerOen in SL Augustine, by carrier or maU,
at the following rate:
One year JJ'
Six months J J
Three months f
Cm roe... 25 cent
AUTffUB Van BOLSAS,
Superintendent of Circulation, Corner Char
oUt and Bridge Street.
ST. AUGUSTINE ADVERTISING DEPARTMENT.
imC DAILY JVBITS itfB wirt ST. AI O
tlSTINK AUVERTISEMENTS, in dixplnyed
type, either in it SL Augustine Advertising De
partment or elacvslterc in its advertising columns,
a may he desired,at usual ratrs, made known on
application at the Branch Offlee; and SPECIAL.
NOTICES in its St. Augustine Advertising De
nartment at the rate of OA' IS CEA'T A WORD !
Jio argument is needed to assure the Merchants
tout Business Men of 81. Augustine that the col
vmns of THE DAILY SEWS will furnish a
medium for reaching the local public such a
hey have never before enhmrd.
Opening and Closing of the Mails.
Jacksonville and point beyond.
Arrives 11:15 a. m. 8:30 p. m. 8i20 p. m.
Clones 7:00 a. ra. 11:15 a. m. 8:00 p.m.
Through mails to and from the North.
WEHTWARD AITD SOUTHWARD.
Palatka and points beyond.
Arrives 1:45 p. m. 7:15 p. m.
Closes 7:00 a. m. 8:3U p. m.
A rrtves, 1:45 p. m.; Closes, 7:00 a. m.
Arrives, 8:00 a. rn. Closes, 8:30 p. ra.
HL Aug-ustine and Tomoka (stwe:
Arrives, Tuesdays,Thur8(iays and Saturdays,
8H) r. m.
Cluses, Mondays, 'Wednesdays and Fridays,
Hihrt GAII.I.Altn. P. M.
LOCAL WEATHER OBSERVATIONS.
V. S. Akht, St. Fkancis Barracks,
Ft. Auqustine. Fla., February ltt, 7 A. M.
7 a. m..
1 p. m..
9 p. m.
HlRlwst temperature, 67; lowest, 48; foi the
punt twenty-four hours.
The amount of rainfall Is ttiven in inches
t"d hundredth. T. Griffith,
THE PRESIDENT'S VISIT.
The special dispatches to The Daily
News of yesterday from its correspon
dents in Washington and Jacksonville,
gave assurance of the final and favorable
decision of the President in the matter of
the long talked of Florida trip. The
Chief Magistrate is to arrive next
Wednesday in Jacksonville, stopping
there on his way to St. Augustine, to
visit the Sub-Tropical Exposition, and
making this city the terminus of his
journey, where he will spend a night
and the greater part of two days. lie is
expected in the Ancient City
Thursday morning, very quietly and
unostentatiously. The management
of the Ponce de Leon have been busily
engaged making preparations for the
entertainment of the distinguished
guests, . The magnificent suite of rooms
in the western wing, known as the bridal
chambers, will be made ready for the
President and Mrs. Cleveland and other
rooms on the same floor and in the vi
cinity wilj doubtless be occupied by the
other members of the President's ira
mediate party, consisting of Secretary
"Whitney and wife, Col. Daniel Lamont
and wife, and possibly Secretaries Fair
child and Vilas and their wived. On
the arrival of the special train the party
will be met at the depot by a guard of
honor, detailed from the Second
Artillery, TJ. S. A., who will act as an
escort from the depot to the hotel. Gen.
Ayres, commandant of the post, will act
as commanding officer, and with Rear
Admiral Upshur and other distinguished
military and naval officers at present in
the city, will join in the pleasing duty
of making the President's visit agree
able. The remainder of the Second
Artillery will be posted for guard duty
near the entrance of the hotel.
Once within the hospitable portals of
the Ponce de Leon, the party will be
come.the honored guests of the house and
will pass through the quadrangle to the
main entrance between files of employes
in full uniform and be received at the
doors of the rotunda by the proprietor,
while the Ponce de Leon military band
will discourse appropriate music from
the central balcony above. Arrived
within, the party will be enabled to en
joy a period of welcome rest and retire
ment, unmolested by the public, who
will be given an opportunity later to pay
- their respects to the President and Mrs.
Kefreshed by this season of respite
from the excitement of their public
reception in Jacksonville, and by appro
priate services of the mid-day luncheon,
an informal reception will be in order
for the especial benefit of local officials
and friends and acquaintances of the
party resident in the city and among
the guests of the Ponce de Leon and
other hotels. A public reception will
doubtless take place later in the day,
and a brief drive about the city will also
probably be included in the programme,
At night the entire building and grounds
will be elaborately decorated and bril
liantly illuminated in a manner quite
unique and startling.
Such substantially will be the order of
arrangements, the intention being to
have them as quiet, simple and unosten
tatious as possible, giving the dis
tinguished guests as much opportunity
as possible for rest aud quiet enjoyment
of their visit, instead of the worry aud
turmoil of a formal public reception.
1 he arrangement are in the hands of
those who can scarcely fail to make the
occasion a season of real en joyment to
the Presidential party.
The handsome new 'bus for the Ponce
de Leon arrived Wednesday night It
is the finest in the city and cost $1,000
at the factory. It was built by the
Racine Wagon and Carriage Company,
Ql itacine, wis.
The fancy . chain? fence around the I '
J Ponce de Leon is being put in place.
Quite a large excursion composed of
members of the State Agricultural So
ciety of Georgia visited our city yester
day. .. .". '; -
It was a light day yesterday in the
Mayor's Court, there being only two
cases of "D. and D." netting the city
$15 and costs. t
It is said that the Ancient City Dram.
atic Association will give another enter
tainment for some charitable purpose
soon after Lent '
Mrs. Geo. Colee, in charge of the cake
and ice cream table at the Catholic fair.
received yesterday afternoon a large
freezer of ice cream with the compli
ments of Mr. Seavey of the Hotel Ponce
As the confidence and bunko man is
getting a little familiar around our
streets and hotels, the management of
our different hotels have combined to
gether for the purpose of protecting their
guests against their games, and issued
the following circular:
"BEWARE OF CONFIDENCE MEN. .
Positively identify any one who may
approach you, purporting to be an ac
quaintance or the son of an acquaint
ance, before accompanying him any
You do not wish to see their books or
care to witness the paying over of lot
Strangers are approached daily with
these games. .
Further particulars will gladly be
given at any of the hotel offices."
Judge Henderson, of Atlanta,
visited this city yesterday.
Mr. W. C. Duncan and family, of New
York, are stopping at the Florida House.
H. C. Botsford and wife, of LosAn-
geles, Calif orn'a, are at the Pnce de
Mr. F. Ehrard, ex-police commissioner
of New York, is a guest of the Florida
Mr. M. C. Jordan, editor of the Sun
day Critique, was at the Florida House
Mr. Conrad Stein, one of New York's
largest brewers, is registered at the
Mr. W. D. Garrison, manager of the
Grand Union Hotel, and Mrs. Garrison,
of New York, are guests of the San
E. Hausman, the Southern agent of
the Collender Brunswick Billiard and
Pool Table Company, is at the Florida
Judge Haughton, of Palatka, was in
the city yesterday, and called bright and
early at The Daily News office for his
Mr. Joseph Medill, editor of the ChL
cago Tribune and his charming and ac
complished daughter, are now safely
and comfortably quartered at the Ponce
de Leon for the season.
Judge David S. Walker and wife, Mrs.
Col. Fisher, Mr. John A. Pease and wife.
Mr. C. C. Pearce and wife, Misses Mag
gie and Bessie Pearce, Captain and Mrs.
B. M. Burroughs and Mr.JWallace Quar-
terman and bride, made up a delightful
party of Tallahasseeans who visited the
Ancient City yesterday and took lunch
eon at the Ponce de Leon. Dr. and
Mrs. Burroughs, of Jacksonville, and
Miss Kittie Foster, of Nashville, accom
panied the party.
Casa Monica Concert
The daily morning and afternoon con
certs at the Casa Monica by Joyce's or
chestra under the leadership of Prof.
Otto C. Baake are a source of much
pleasure to the guests of this popular
hotel. Below we give the programme
for this evening:
L March "Chinese," ...Parlow
2. Overture "Smiles and Tears," Conradi
3. Waltz "Honeymoon," Waldtenfel
4. Selection "Aida," Verdi
5. Gavotte "Good Old Times," ... Daniels
6. Potpourri "Carmen," Bizet
7. Serenade By Title
8. Galop "Bum-Bum," Bische
A dry goods salesman. Must be well
posted in dress goods, strictly temperate
and wide awake. None other need ap
ply. J. VV. U. f. H.STES,
iel7-St St. Augustine, ila.
lhe Museum opposite the ort con
tains ten rooms filled with the Wonders
of Florida. fel5-10t
iJeautitul suburhan Lots in this new
addition now on sale. Corner Lota, $25;
inside Lots, $10 to $15. Forty feet above
the sea level. Lots 50x100 feet. Applv
soon to F. M. Clark, over First National
Bank, St. Augustine. felj-tf
Ingraham's Paint and Oil Store has
been removed to the Lyon Block, on St.
George street, south of the post office.
Race Mare. For price and pedigree
call on or address, Iw Oliveros, St, Au
Special prices on Ladies' Jackets and
Wraps at Sabin, Abbott & Co.'s. ja2S-tf
Remember Sabin, Abbott & Co. have
the largest assortment of Goods in every
department, and you can find what you
want there as cheap or cheaper than any
niier nouse in ine city. . jaa-ti
Emanuel Brothers are offering: $5,000
worth of Dry Goods from their South
Carolina store, regardless of cost. Call
and secure bargains. ja28-tf
Go to Central Wharf for the Best
Oysters! Stews, Fries, and on Half ShelL
Fresh from Savannah. J. C. Toshach.
Toshach is now receiving daily a full
supply or reen naa. Telephone t,ai
No. 30. Send your orders. delO-tf
Children's Cloaks for $1 each at Sabin,
Abbott Co. 's. jaSJS-tf
Kuta! Nuts! Nuts!
J. M. Webb & Co., near City Gates
St. George streeet, in addition to their
! large box trade in Choice Oranges ana
their constantly fresh, stock of Veg
etables, will have this week a splendid
assortment of Western Nuts, Shellbarks,
Butternuts, Black Walnuts, Chestnuts,
Hazelnuts, etc. Come and see them !
WHOLESALE GROCERIES, HARDWARE, CROCKERY, ETC.
W. LYON & CO.,
AND DEALERS IN
HARDWARE, CROCKERY, BUILDING MATERIAL,
Lyon Building, St.
I The Daihi Ken's is the mihi lwiRMXincr In the
United Shites that imldixlux the arrivals at the
SL Augustine hotels A
Ponce de Lton.
V. A. Carter and wife. Rjileiirli? .T. H. Crosbv.
Jacksonville: H. J. Smith and wife. Minneap
olis; Hon. E. E. Datz, Hon. F. Heintze, Hon.
josepn warren, Hon. G. Metzler, jersey city;
A. j. jMiuer and wue. Providence: w.K. ltot-
inson, John S. Gill, Lancaster, Ky.: S. Barrett
and son, Geortf e L. 8. Gamble, X e w York; W.
a. tiye, uiaae ssprintr, v a.; c. r. cowan ana
wife. Miss Ada L. Cowan, Mrs. X. E. Cowan, St.
ljouis; miss Cora utrden. St. bouis; Mrs. i. rt.
Baldwin and child. Detroit: John A. Crawford,
Jr., Covington; J. H. McCornell and wife,
Omaha; J. W. Brady and wife, Florida: L. S.
Morns, Atlanta; A. C. llelden and wue, James
M. Belden, wife and two children, Syracuse; M.
H. Moran, Jacksonville; Mrs. A. H. Haskins,
New York: L. L. Johnson. Miss Minnie P. John
son, Baltimore; G. Montgomery, Georgia; J. H.
be oamvier. Milwaukee: Mr. and Mrs. i. u.
Boyd, Tallahassee; H. W. Dixon, H. A. Knot,
B. A. Cohen, New York; F. I., i'atterman, Cin
cinnati: A. W. Spear, Miss Spear, Miss Florence
Spear, New York; Mr. and Mrs. J. W. l'axton,
Master raiton, v heelinif; M.J. Allen ana wile.
Miss J. . Hrauiey, Mr. and Mrs. t. . Houston,
8. N. Pinckney and wife, 8. V. Pinckney, o.
Pinckney, New York; B. S. Hume, Louisville;
W. Kaymoud, Boston; ex-Governor D. S.
Walker, Dr. K. B. Burrousrh and wife, Mrs.
J. H. Burrough, Charles Penchman.Miss Betty
Penchman, Cincinnati; Mrs. A. Gailand, A.
Galland, Nashville: W. J. Horner, Brooklyn. N.
S.: K. S. Westheimer, Beading, Pa.; J. E. Wood,
Orlando: H. B. Potsford and wife, Los Angeles;
J. II. McCollough, W. Parker, Brunswick, Ga.
P. Goodman. Louisville: J. H. Aldav. Mrs.
Alday, Miss A May, Miss K. Alday, Philadelphia:
C. H.'Wardlow and wife. Ohio; Eli Memlenhale
and wife, Joseph H. Mendenhale; Miss Mamie
Mendenhale, w llmington, Del.; c. Drake, Chi
cago; 11. F. Hampton, Gainesville; .1. A. Craw
ford, Jr., Covington, Ky.; Mrs. L. Baldwin and
child, Detroit; B. J. Buckmun, and wife, At
lanta; u. H. aring ana wue, Clement, ,a.;
J. W. L. Fleming, Augusta, Ga.: J. F. Hender
son, Atlanta; F. W. Pitcher, New York; 8. Lei-
digh, Louisvute; . .m. iNieiiois, c. i. Aooott,
8. B. Orsor, W. O. Saxton, New York; W. J.
Jarvis, city; W. C Duncan, Miss Duncan, Mas
ter Duncan, Mrs. a. Fe, h. nausman, conrau
Stein, F. Ehrard, W. K. French. Wilmington,
Del.; M. c joraan, jacKsonvine; t. r. isrown.
New York; George Mugriilge and wife, H. 8.
Lindsey, Georgia; S. M. Cox, Brooksyille; S. N.
Seip and wife, Palatka; William Garen, J. 8.
Henderson, Georgia; E. H. Howell, New York;
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Davis, Mornstown fa.
J. S. Johnson, Miss Minnie P. Johnson. Balti
more; Edward C. Kendall and wife, Knoxvtllo;
J.B.Wells, John F. Whiteside, New York; K.
G. Boss, Mayport; Dr.Aplington, Chicago; Ed
win S. Woodbury aud wife, Boston; C. H . Hall,
Sidney M. Powell. F. Bowell. W. D. Garrison
and wife. New York; i. K. Emery, wife and
child, Brooklyn; Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Town
send, Albany; C. M. Beiiiingham, Miss Clara
lienningham, Baltimore, t
W. T. Taylor, F. W. Defties. Toronto: D. W.
Pope, W. F. Pool, W. H. Ohrlton, J. C. CarlUin,
Atlanta; ft. ie, New lort; a. J. Donnelly, c.
L. Kingsbury, Boston; Mrs. B. J. Mitchell,
Louisville; Mrs. and Miss Southard, Trenton;
Mrs. Arthur Macy, Boton:VV. S. Moore, Haw
thorne: Miss Howell, Trenlftn; W. H. Trainer,
Davtona: Mrs. K. s. l"oor. Mrs. N. A. t hamif-
lin. Chicago; J. W. Gray, Sowh Carolina; Mrs.
J. P. Knowles, Miss Knowh Providence; G.
H. Kertoot, Louisville: A. H.tilenn, Jackson,
Miss.; H. James. Florida: a B. Leonardi.
Tampa; B. F. Heed, Topeka; Charles 8. West,
Flushing; A. McAulay, M. A. McDonald, Chiis.
Wyman and wife, Mrs. J. A. Larnerd, Pelatku;
Mrs. 8. C. Gilbert, Gilbertsville.K. Y.; Hon. T.
B. Pardee, Mrs. Pardee, Miss Pardee, Toronto;
Dr. Bucke, London, Ont.; N. E. Hultiert, New
York; F. E. Buck, Jacksonville; Sirs. J. B. Mor
ton, Fernandina; M. J. Morton, Sttunton, Va.;
Captain C. Burg and wife, Mrs. lurnbull and
family. New York; George M. Ehelberger,
Joseph Eichelberger, Crbana. O.; u. N. Halg,
B. Kurtz, Jacksonville; J. W. Mi-Quie, St.
Louis: C. K. Johnson and wife. FloM.lu: K K.
Ogden, Brooklyn; Thomas M. Gowaj and wife.
Baltimore; George Vv ashington, i ltidu; Beth
Dickey, Pennsylvania; E.J.Turpin udwife,
Cincinnati; Mrs. Buldwtn, H. de Gill)t, New
York; G. M. Gadsden, Charleston; J. I Lamb.
Waycross. J. M. Schwab. Jacksonvmn- siu.
Gardner, Savannah; Mrs. I). H. MeGiii-e and
children, St. Faul; H. L. Hutchinson. (tnriri:i:
H. Hurff, Philadelphia: Miss G.Hurtfi Elm-
wood, Pa.: tharles Marks. Savannah! Miss
Catharine Franklin, West Lebanon, N. H Misi
C. carpenter, mattnnooga; Cyrus Spaifcling
and wife, Webster, Mass.: W. C. Evans, V. c.
Duncan. Master v . A. Duncan. Mls9 Mi.,n
Duncan, Mrs. Alanson See, A.S.Cohen, lew
x ora; m. j. oyn, tsnogeporc: iuiss L. i.Ve,
Miss Janet McRae, Loekport. N. Y.: W5ir
ivy, laiianassee; m. 1.. jtaii, nrtsourg; vt
Jennings, J. L. Austin, Brooksville; James
ttoiston ana tour ladies, interlaclien: Jam
Robertson. Jr.. James U. Baillie. Canada: Mi:
The Florida House
St, AiEDStlne's Favorite Hotel.
OPEN FOR THE SEASON
Under the same management as last vear.
On St. George Street, ne block from the
Placa. Finest views of harbor and ocean in t he
city. Cwnfortahle, sunny rooms richly fur
nished. Croquet and lawn tennis courts for
guests. Steam heaters and electric bells
throughout. Newly painted and thorouk-blv
THE CUISINE UNEXCELLED
C. F. BECK. Proprietor.
St. Augustine, Fla.
Strictly a flrst-clasj Family Hotel, centrally
ocated near the Old Fort, the Plaza, City
Gates, Sea Wall and Post Office. Highest ele
vation (in the city. Sanitary conditions per
fect Sewerage to the sea, and flushed by ar
tesian welL Special rates by the week, accord
ing to location of room and length of stay.
W. W. Palmer, Proprietor.
HOTEL SAN MAEC0,ST. AUGUSTINE, FLi
AIrge and magnificent hotel, complete in
all its apoointmems, and with alt the
comforts and luxuries of a tirst-ciass hotel.
Accommodates Ave hundred guests. 'Situate!
i near the oldcity gates, opposite the Old Fort,
on the most elevated site in the eitv, and com
manding an uninterrupted view of" the ocean.
AOMjIIS it MCUCLARA. Mgrs.
On the St. Johns River, Fla. Magnolia Motel
cottages ana springs.
ONE of the healthiest and most charming
locations in the South. Situated on high
ground, with an extended range of water view,
twenty-two miles from JacKsonville by water
or rail. Pure water; perfect drainage. Home
like in all its arrangements. Accommodates
two hundred guests. Fruits and fresh vege
tables trout the gardens, and pure milk
from the dairy. The famous mineral spring on
the grounds contains valuable medicinal qual
ities, and is bottled for shipment ail over the
A1NSLIE, MoGILVRAY & GOODWIN. Mgrs.
STREEPER & COJIPANT.
1 complete Stock of Wood and Metallic
Cases and Caskets: also Burial Uobes. etc. con
stantly on hand..
Embalming a Specialty,
(TWENTY YEARS' EXPERIENCE.)
DPH0LSTEEIS8 AND REPiffilSG BLTARTHOT.
Old Furniture carefully and skillfully 1
paired and made new no2i-l
Special to tlie Palatka A'ews.
Jacksonville, February 14. The follow
ing are the quotations of to-day's sale bv the
Florida Auction and Forwarding Company;!,
Mandarines $7 S
Navels 4 tt'65 25
Choice Brights ... . 2 73rt: 00
Blights " . 1 7.V33 BS
Golden Russets 1 TiKTt.3 10
Russets 1 4o( l (o
Culls. . . 1 2UM.1 40
Again we had a great quantity of unsound
and pulled frut and of large sizes, which were
slow side, and sold from SI. 43 to Sl.'ii.
A. S. Mann, General Manager.
IReported by the Florida Fruit Exchange.l
Jacksonville, February 7.
Our latest telegrams report quotations as
Choice Blights. . . .
Ordinary Brights. ..
$X7.TO$l.O0 per box
.. 3.50TA 3. Oil
.. 3.flf.!i 3.35
.. S.OilTo 2.50
During the past two weeks sales have been
alow and prices depressed, all owing to un
The outlook now for fair weather and
better prices is very encouraging.
A very large proportion of the fruit now lift
ing received ranges in size from 86 to 128. This
fruit is extremely hard to sell and must go low.
A. M. Ives, General Manager.
New Yon k, February 16. Excnnnge dull but
nrm, 4iH. Money easy at 1VS to :l4, clos
ing otfered at 2. Sub-Treasury, gold, !:.-
ay.iw ; boo-ircasury, currency, fll,l,uiu.
Governments dull and heavy 4 per cents,
lirV; four and a half ier cents, coup., 1074.
ciuiiu uuuun vriiurcijr liegiecieir.
Ala. Class A 2-Vs.. K'
Ala, Class B, 5's...ll0
Georgia 7's,mort.. I05i
N. C, cons'd 6-s...U0L$
N. C, cons"d 4"s. . MU
S. C. Brown cou. l.xi
Tenn, settle't3's.. ti!44
Virginia 6's 4St
Virginia consol'd. 40
Chesapeak & Ohio. 3i
Northwestern... . lvV
Pacific Ists. 7fiW
New York Cenf r'l 107!
aor-K x est pre
Northern Pacific. 21
North'n Puc. pref. 4L5
Pacific Mail 35ii
men. oc Aueg y...
Rich. & Danville. -
aich. & West P't 2.
dock Island. i;8
St. Paul 7tV6
St. Paul prefd... 1151$
Texas Pacific. .. 25U
Tenn Coal & Iron. 31H
Cnion Pacific... pfl1
iieiaware & i-ack.woHi
Louisville & Nash.
Memphis & Char...
Mobile Sc Ohio
Sash. 4c Chat
.lew jersey cen.. isi
Missouri Pacific., fi'l
AWam l!..i.... TCI?
Cotton Oil CertifL' Mh
New York, Feruary 10. The stock market
to-day showed a marked improvement over
the last two days, and hopes of a higher and
more active market are expressed . Thero was
some talk, however, of a movement by holders
of securities to have railroad rates controlled
by State Commissions, and it gains strength
every day. London buvers in early trading
took all floating stocks, and the imj rovement
begun yesterday made further progress, aided
by some pressure to cover shorts. Union
Pacific, Northern Pacific preferred and St.
Paul showed the most strength iu the active
list, the latter being affected by a more favor-
dIiIa nntl.u.li fn. tltA . f . 1. .. - - :
rate war. while Union Pacific was strong on a
freport that the bill for funding the Govern
ment debt would be reported in a tew days
W come up for early passage. The great
iVature of trading, however, was a sharp ad-
vice in mciuuoim lermintii preierreo. Keaa
i'Vwasaweak sixit, and it sagged off slowly
nUlav without any special pressure. The re
minder ''t t,,e ,lst Wtts dull and featureless
m market openen nrm and with more
munition than has been seen for some ilnvu
Pric advanced steadily, but without any spo-
titu iciture except nicumonaana went l't. pre
ferre until after noon, when dullness again
anu ine auvunce r.aitea; in the last
ne pressure was oroughttj m-ar. nn
tne nj-ket tinally closol dull and heavy at
. uuuer me uesi prices, j ne closing
iiXui,-s were irregular nut generally higher
but witbhe exception of Richmond prefer! ed
which aMnced ls per cent. The tinnl changes
arP.r 'Actional amounts only. TotiJ sales.
iew ioK, February 16. Green & Co's
report on ,tton futui-es say s: "The market
not -ure any influence to lift it from
the dull uiti monotonous rut of late no-
uceaoie. little covering took tilace t(
day, and tii! furnished atioiitxli the demand
wuicn, iog t,.rwlth the efforts of the bulls.
K!uiunciio lioia values up very well, as
nit-re u iiunecial effort made to se 1. In
deed, generuiy the trade was alwndoned to
rtxim f niMi'rsind tnpy lackd gphit to make
nil cuuiitii iven an oruinary scalping deal
, .. i Jie crop movement maintuing
pretty full fia, Dut found the balance In
indiiotnously rV, iuto.l reports of good trade
both at home.Vid abroad, and the presenta
tion of this hittfc feature is the principal card
1 "inyb,cti operators seek to sup-
. iiioir After touching a fraction
above last event)? the market flnallv setthl
i imini oriwtfcjr. ,,ii lnl hri ita.iv "
" niary cotton Net re
ceipts, 43; grossJu;! tmles. Futures closed
barely steady: snK 51.
r;SVnlinr&' in05:,5 March, 10 57S.10 3S;
AP"U.i i1? ?"Y May. 10 72110 73: . une!
7rui i . 'IL. Si10 n: Augusu 10 KS
oiiiiii. v . lu iu : October.
o i r u'V !.. .T- S7W-9 88 : December.
ntw iosk. reurxw ix .. i
sales, 22 bales; uplai.'10Cr trleans. mi- i
Continent, 2..5S5; to tt.thann:u !.
l?-- . f .V"":-T",r. 5 35-4. buver
r,1, iTI. r "-xouyer. juiy-August
" AUKUsi-utember ft 44-M
?2.iLt5Tber'5 "V?. Futurefclod
dling, net receipt, i oS Lr S
IWB : stock. SS.lss SiV-.,5rn L1:1.8?.1?8
wapw 606 ; stock, Sy..W4; AeaT--
U Great Britain. cot wiTi:. ' eIp0rtS
Baixtmork, February IS -tVtton Kr mid
dling, tM-i; net receipts. -IVrfJL W-'
- r."r " . "lt Kritain.
oiwii,-; h ioe ctmunent VVI: ta Vmnt
- : sales tn urinni-ra- r"' "O r ranee.
t Jnhn ir. Austin.
VailFs UlockjTruslow's Jewelry Store, St. Augustine.
Bargains in Orange Groves, Honses, City and Sea
Beach Lots, Hotel Sites.
SOLE AGENT FOR
St. Angnstine and Palatka Railway Lands.
100,000 Acres of Choicest. Johns County Lands
at $5.00 per Acre.
Agent for Florida Southern Kail'way.Liands.
St. Johns and Lake Enstis Railway Lands.
Florida Commercial Company's Lands.
Atlantic Coast Canal Company's Lands.
Florida Railway and Navigation Company's Lands.
6,000,000 Acresof Lands $1 per acre and upwards.
Anastasia Island, Opposite St. Augustine.
Lota in this new Summer Resort and
eale. The St. Augustine and South Beach Railway and terry affords quick.ample
and freqeunt transportation to Anastasia and the Ocean Beach. No locality in the
vicinity of St. Augustine affords as many desirable advantages for suburban resi
dence as Anastasia ana tne great aoutn
South Beach Railway. For plats, prices
Boston. February 16 Cotton quiet: middling 1
10.: net receiuts 217: gross receiuts. 128 : sales.
none: stock. : exoorts to Great Britain. MD.
Wilmington. February 16. Cotton firm-
middling, 10; net receipts, l-V; gross receipt".
12:1; sales, none ; stock. iu,2i;; exports coast
wise, : exports to Great Britain ; to the
Continent, ; to France. .
Philadelphia, February 16 Cotton steady;
middling li'i: net receipts : grorts receipts,
45; stock, 2,440; exports to Great Britain,
1,0SB: coastwise, : to the Conuneut. ; ship
Savannah, February 16 Cotton steady; mid
dling, 13-ld ; net receipts, 710; gross,
sides, .00 ; sbick. 71,2ti ; exports coast
wise, aus ; to tne continent, ; to ureal
Britain, ; to ranee .
New Orleans, February 16 Cotton steady;
middling, net receipts, 5.646; gross re
ceipts, 6,315; miles, 3,000; stock, 341,508; exports
to Great Britain. : to the Continent, l,8a5;
to France, : coastwise. 1,932.
Mobile. February 16 Cotton quiet; mid
dling, 9 13-16; net receipts, 70 bales: gross re
ceipt, 72 ; sales, SU0 : stock, 3S,y.d ; exports
coiu-twise, 350 ; to Great Britain. ; to the
Memphis, February 16.- Cotton firm; mid-
lling. 9; net receipts, 1,127; gross receipts.
l,7i: shipments, 3,9U0 ; stock, 122,977 ; sales to
ArorsTA, February 16. Cotton quiet mid
dling, 9 15-16; net receipts, 374; groas receipts.
Crahleston. February 16Cotton firm: mid
dling, 104 ; net receipts l.Olrt bales ; gross re
ceipts, i.uw: sales, wju; etocK. s:,sio; exuorts
to Great Britain, : to the Continent, ;
to France, : coastwise. .
Attanta. February 16 Cotton quiet; mid
dling, 9 13-16; receipts, 106.
Chicago. February 16. There was consid
erable activity on 'Change during the morn-
ng. At the ooening unces tor leaning grains
were unchanged, but trading was limited, as it
was at first closely watched, there being much
uncertainty what sort of action would follow
yesterday's sharp declines. Before there was
any decided action in grain the bears began a
raid on provisions, their ellorts being mainly
directed against pork. By preconcerted selling
and sensational offerings below the market the
nrice broke 50 cents in short order, lliede-
cline'in May was from $14.30 to $i3.!). Of course
a reaction loiioweu. i lie nreaa snaucea targe
packers and bears who have been short sev
eral months to liegin covering. Large lines
were rauidlv absorlied. and the decline was
stopped and prices started upward, and before
long had leaded to $14.10. Trailing decreased
somewhat after midday; the feeling became
nervous, values receded to $13.924. out closed
at $l4iti.l4.32. below last night's close.
Short ribs were active ana ueennea lit to i
cents, but reacted 2W to 5 cents and closed
steady; offerings by scattering holders were
large, nut miyers ansoroea mem quite reaaiiy.
Lard was slow but held up stubbornly. May
sold at $7.67Hr'7.75, closing at $7.75.
Corn was an interesting niamet. on eanv
weakness in pork the crowd pounded it and
succeeded in getting themselves very short.
May oiened at 504, sold down to 50, but about
the time pork turned upward there were some
buying orders, which caused a second Hurry. A
bulge was started by two or three local houses
bidding W cent over the market, which started
the crowd, and there was a scramble for cover.
In afew minutes May jumped from oO to 59.14,
and before noon sold at 5tAi, finally closing at
ftui. There was nothing in ad vices to warrant
any neiter prices tor wneai mis morning man
on yesterday. T.he ciowd was ready for a re
action, tint it was delayed by a raid on pork.
The closing hour was more quiet, and May
hung around 8uynWHi'4, and closed lor the day
at KM. Oats sold within hfi range.
casii quotations were as ioiiowa: f lour
quiet and steady. o. 3 Spring vt heat,
red. No. 2 Corn. 47iv;i. No. t Oats.
27M32f8. Mess Pork. $14.07. Lard, $7.6(1
hoit no Bides, loose. .ir. nry salted
shoulders, Ixixed, 5.906.05. hhort clear sides.
boxed, S7.!HJriJi. Whisky, $1.15.
l.eadiiig futures closed as follows:
Wheat February. VAi : March. 75V: Mav.
80?6; June, HHi. Corn February, ; March,
'.: May, no-Hi: June, :uii. oats tenruary. ,
Murcn, ; Jiay, 31: June, 31". Mess for
veer. : f ebuary. S13.1.J4: March. S13.77W;
Mav, :i.0u. I jird f ebruary, ; March.
S7.60; May, $7.75; June. 87.82- Short Ribs-
February. ; March. ii22M& Mav, $7.40.
New York. February 16. Southern Flour
quiet but steady. Wheat options advanced Vi
to ?6, closing firm at alioiit the best; spot firm
and moderately active: No. 8 red, February.
tH: March, 8S-Hrt; May. 90fiSf9!!4. Corn
options ciowd firm; spot firm and moderately
active: No. 2, February, 59-T4: March, 59, Mav,
5Tiniti4. Oats options W to ?c lower eash
steadily held; No. 2, February, nominal; March
o7r Mav. 37:i& No. 2 spot, 3sVs3!: mixed
w esteru. 3Msi4l. Horadull. Coffee fair K10
dull at 16; ontions 20 to 30 points lower and
only moderately active: No. 7 Rio. February,
S:ir.ria.Sr; March, $12.40lZ.t)U : May, m--i-A
I2.-90. Sugar steady and unchanged; centrifu
gals, coast and foreign, 3 1-16 for 96 test : re
fined steady. Molasses dull and lower nO test.
20. Rice firm. Cotton Seed Oil, 3H536l4i for
crude; 43CJ44 for refined. Rosin dull at $1 10
ff' 1.15. Turjientine firm at 40H- Hides steady.
Wool steady domestic tieece, zaw37: pulled.
VHiiM; Texas, 14i Si Pork firm and fairly ac
tivemess, $1 i 1.j.124. Beef dull, 'liereed
iUi't quiet. Cut meats quiet but steady.
Pickleil liellies, 74. Middles nominal. Lard
Wesu-rn stesm, sot, $7.90(.05; March. $:.WJ
..": .May. freignts quiet cotton.
Jid; grain. lV4d. .
New Orleans. February 16. Coffee quiet
but tirm Kio cargoes common to prime,
15)s'filSi4. Rice steady and in good demand
.ouisiana ordinary to prime. cotton
Seed products dull and nominal; prime crude
oil. Sift,: summer yellow oil, nominal: cake
and meal, 21M21H- Sugar higher Louisiana
oien kettle choice S; prime to strictly prime.
4 W-16; prime, 4 11-165 4-4; fully fair, gooj fair.
4M-ltv.j4 good common, 4i4ii4 6-16; common.
.T-it,6; Louisiana centntugais. cnoice wnite.
Vi : off white6 1-166' ; gray white.
Shr'-'K cboiee yellow ciannea a?: prime yeuow
clarified, 5 11-16; off yellow clarified, 5145 9-.6;
st-conds, 44!si5V8. Molasses Louisiana oten
Kettle cnoice, svij; strK-tiy prime, ssao;
good prime, 2536; prime, 21vi23; fair to good
fair, l'"i20; common to good common, 14"?.17;
Louisiana centrifugals, strk-tly prime. SOtOr'SJ ;
prime to good Diime, 18; fair to good fair,
lttfsl7: inferior to gtiod common. 14S15.
wti.MiNOTOW. f ebruary 16 Turpentine firm
at 39Hi. Rosin quiet: strained. SO; good strained.
85. Tar firm at $1.15. Crude Turpentine firm;
hard. $1.10: vellow din. $2.10: virgin. $2.10.
Chakceston, February IS Tumentine firm
at 37. Rosin firm good strained, 80.
Savannah. February 16. Turpentine Arm
at 38!4. Rosin firm at 87&S2&
London, February 16. Turpentine, 29b. ljd.
lufincune of dot and Cold Ruths.
A French investigator has recently stndlfd
th? in2ue:iTO of cold and hot baths opou tbe
respiratory tuul imtritive processes. His con
clusion is that under tbe influence of cold
baths more oxygen is absorbed and more
carbonic acid is expelled. At the same time
more air passes through the lungs. Hoc baths
act in a similar manner, but in a less marked
degree. . -
liie tlible as the Law. "
A convention of tbe settlers near QaiUi
piac, Coon., was heid April 13, KSS, in a
barn at that place. After some discussion
tbe Bible was atlopted as the const. tution of
the new colony ami a settlement was estab
lished which was named New IJaven. The
Bible remained tbe constitution for several
Suburban Ileal Es-
residence Suburb are now offered for
iseacu reacnea Dy ine t. Augustine ana
and terms, apply to
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA.
Scene In New York City.
"Does this lino of people begin at the Bat
tery!" was asked at the ticket ofliee window
of the Grand Central station the other day.
"chit in nuJoeean, I should jude," was th
laconic reply of the jumping jack inside tha
window, who flew from side to side playing a
wild game of tickets and coins 011 the broad
sill, as the line passed between him and tha
brass rail outside.
"Hove on into the corner to count your
change," the stalwart policeman on the out
side whispers to any one who dallies a frac
tion of a second in front of the cage.
Men sweep the whole of their change to
gether with their left hands. Women invari
ably stop to count the pieces in a dazed,
fumbling sort of way born of suspicion, ner
vousness, tight gloves and many packages.
Now and again a neat little tailor mods
Boston girl sweeps oil tho change like any
young dude, bettering him by having a neat
little purse in her left hand, which snaps vi
ciously as she tilts her nose and her oxidized
sliver umbrella handle toward tho big chan
delier and passes by.
"From ten to fifteen thousand people. pas3
by between this window and that brass rod
daily," gasped the jumping jack, wiping tho
perspiration from his brow as the gong
sounded and the last man biro through the
gate, his cane punching into the stomach of tho
big fat policeman, and his coat tail atching
on the complacent brass knob. "Tho work
is divided between three men."
"Don't you find coins very inconvenient
for hasty handling?"
"An infernal nuisance. I wish all money
was in cardlioard, like tickets, ffe have so
many pennies, too, because we cliarge a fixed
rate per mile." New York Sun.
Tea Picture of Stockholm.
TVe entered Stockholm in the full glare of
a midday sun, and drove immediately to tho
spacious Grand hotel, which looked out on
the water just opposite the royal palace.
After taking our dinner we took a stroll
around the city and saw in our walk the
palace of the crown prince, which is not
occupied at present, on Gustave Adolph lorg
(lorg meaning place) and the opera house, a
building very similar, just opposite. We
then crossed the bridge to tho island, on
which stands the ilace, and at our request
the attendant showed us through, as the
royal family were in the country.
The apartments of the king and queen ara
both beautiful and magnificent, but to a
great many the home like suite of tho crown
prince and princess, and particularly their
private apartment, are preferable, as through
them prevails an air of comfort and cozinesa
dear to Americans. We then returned for
our supper and for dessert. They brought
us some pancakes, a specialty of the country.
The day following we visited tho museum
and the churches, also the beautiful environs
of Stockholm, incluiling the castles of the
Gripsholm and Drothingholzn. In tho even
ings there were numerous gardens with mili
tary bands, the Swedish punch liting the fa
vored beverage. In what is called tho DJur
garten or deer park there are a theatre, a cir
cus and a tivolis, tho latter a great report for
all nationalities. Cor. Home Journal.
New York Marring Lavs.
A curious result of the marriage laws in
New York state has recently been noted.
It is claimed that it is possible there :or a
man to have several lawful wives at the
same time; that he can be married to a
fresh wife every five years under tjns section
which permits re-marriage (but ,4-bids di
vorce) after desertion for that ftugth ii
time. But the law also provides that every
marriage legal where contracted is valid
here; and that a divorce obtained in another
state is not valid in New York, unless both
parties were under the jurisdiction of the
court granting it. Jones marries, brings hi
wife to New York, applies in Chicago for a
divorce, and obtains it. That divorce, valid
in Illinois and not valid in New York, ena
bles him to marry another woman in Illinois,
and the New York courts recognize that
marriage as valid and compel him to suport
both wives. He may rejieat this ten times a
year and fill his harem. The co'irts will up
hold all the marriages as valid and throw
out all the divorces.
A Laxy Man's Ingenuity.
A Kingston man, who keeps a horf,
takes a ride every morning before he
goes to work. The only dravback is,
the horse must be fed and watenj i before
the ride can be taken. HeTetoK ' the
man has been forced to get up at .Varly
hour, go to the barn some distanc&'away,
to care for the horse. Lately he has ar
ranged a bin and hopper, containing oats,
over the feed box, which can be operated
by a touch of a door knob on the wall a
few inches from the head of his bed.
An arrangement is also made for let
ting on water in. the paiL by which the
horse is watered. When the man wakes
up in the morning, at that time when he
feels that a second nap would be a great
blessing, he pulls the knob, which turns
on the oats and water, and then quietly
lies back on his pillow and goes to sleep.
Some would call this man lazy, but
others would say he was an ingenious in
In order to encourage the youth of tbe
island of Jamaica in the study of the
first principles of agriculture as applic
able to their climate and soil, the govern
ment of that island has offered a pre
mium of $500 for the production of the
best text book, elementary in plan, era-
bracing simplicity, brevity and freedom
from technical terms. It is to be a
manna) calculated to create in the minds
of the youth early and intelligent interest
in the soil, and in tbe profitable cultiva
tion of products that will command a
ready homo or foreign market. The
work must be eminently practical, and
entirely free from untried or doubtful
theories. Ameiictin Agriculturist. -
a 5. S. B.
and mnbs1 cover wiihwnL .nd ? J-f K:mroe' . k. body
malum in bit .houkWn. I kx?? s k!?ly " mr 1 00 eeoont of rhi
Cin. 1 IW taken. My ISmH tol'SSg 2ZgtZ E
I would not be wiliww ts. S. s. uSZXd "ftsMra1 VjLl ""S
C. & JUTCllLLL. V. st-i kc r
Health, Home, Prosperity.
Greatest Bargains'ever offered
Good for Sixty Days Only.
Ten-Acre Orange Groves.
TREES TO BE SET OUT AVIIEN SOLD.
Five Hundred and Seventy-Six
Four -Year Old Dummitt Grove
Orange Trees, Cheap House and
Durable Fence. Your Choice.
Only - $500 - Only
Ten-Acre Tracts, half of each
Cleared, Grubbed and ready for
Planting, and Cheap House,
ONLY - $200 - ONLY
Ten-A ere Tracts,
Pine, or Hammock Land
ONLY - $100 - ONLY
Cheap Orange Trees.
I will furnish Actual Settlers Four
Year Old Orange TreesFine Va
riety, for 10 cents apiece.
For the use of persons or families
Cottages for Sale or Rent Cheap.
I am determined to build
WELSHTON, and PEOPLE,
present profit, is my MOTTO.
Building Sites Free.
Fine Building Sites Free to
sons puttmg up Residences.
Make a personal examination and
you will be convinced WELSHTON
is the place to locate.
Character of Land.
High, Rolling, Pine Land, Clay
Subsoil, high and low Hammock,
Grass Lands, Lake Fronts, etc.
Fine Sulphur Spring and excellent
Farmers and Gardeners willing and able to
work can purchase Homes on longtime and
pay for them in work or produce.
Three years ago the site of Welshton was a
wilderness; now it has sixty-five buildings,
generally of a superior character, including a
Hotel that cost $22,000, a Gothic School.
House (we have a model School), costing
$900; Depot and Railroad Eating House, cost
ing $3,000; Church, Livery Stable, Stores,
Hotel Rates per Week, - - $8.00.
Good Private Board, - - 4.00.
23TFor Circular or special information,
JOHN H. WELSH.
CysKmm Wf art ontest atir $art4
trit tht Kumenmt bnUatirm, nbttititst,
potash ri memtry rmuxturm wkick are 30.
fetrpfoMjr,rfonMxrr msri,tmt on
lis merit of cur naurf. An, imitation is
alvart a fraud ad a dkeat, and Osy Oriw
TUS SWIFT SPECIFIC COL,
Praam-3, ttUnta, Co.
Spot oa Earth.
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