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7 VOL VIII-NO. 5 .MADISON, FLA.. THURSDAY, OCTOBER , 1908. $1 A ru-VR To Patrons of F. N. I. The reports for tbe first month have just teen sent you by your children. Please examine, sign and rturo. 'ote tbe scale of time for study ind confer with the teacher of the pupil who det arts very much either way from the time given for tbe riou8 grades. As a whole your children are do ing excellent work. Many of you ire co-operating with us in securing regular and punctual attendance and preparations of lessons. We beg of joo to become careless in these mat ten at do time, hut look after the matter daily and belp us to accom plish the most possible for your child . We regret that several of our boys are pn vented from doing the best possilile work on account of the use of tobacco in diffeient forms. It is i proven fact thst no pupil or grow ing 'perron needs the weed in any form. Help us to influence your boys to rot form this useless and harmful habit, s Vours truly, V W. 13, ('ate. For Chronic Diarrhoea- "While in the army in 1C3 I wag tak en witb chronic diarrhoea," says Geo. M. Feiton of South Olbon, Pa. '! hive since tried many remedies but without any permanent relief, until Mr, A. W. Miles, of tliia place, pereuad ed me to try chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, one bottle of which etoppd it at once." For eale ly w. B. Davie and D. G, Smith. Tbe Naval Stores Marketing Company has been formed to (ljlit the trui's. T. A, Jennings is at thy uead. Letter to T- W. Dale- MADISON, FLA. " Dear Sir: Mrs. S. C. Ashe's house in Vorkville, S. C, was painted Devoe 21 years aijo and hami t been painted ince; it is a handsome house and tbe paint bs m good condition when we ere there three years ago. Do we therefore say that Devoe wears Ql years in South Carolina? Nc; un the sandy coast, where the sun Is hot 'oa llie tlyinjj ssnd cuts rhe baric off I re!". Devoe is the only paint that seare mure than one year. Localities fliffer; Devoe doesn't differ. It is the paint that takes least gallons io coyer a jb and makes least cost and ears longest; how long depends on sun lod sand etc. Vours truly, l F. W. Devoe A-Co. f-S. D. U. Smith sells our paint. Overstrett's Big Sale. In this issue appears Mr. V. S. Overstreet's p?ge advertisement set ting forth the many hargains that await customers trading during the sale. Yesterday was the Opening Lay, the store was well patronized, the crowds were there all day and people were seen here from all sec tions of the county. The fact that the goods were being sold at the ad vertised prices made every pemon who attended tbe sale yesterday a satisfied customer who upon leaving promised to call again during the sale. The sale is to continue 10 days in all and the prices will be the same as quoted in this issue. There are 9 more days in which to attend this sale. St. Augustine is building a new schorl building to be read by tlie fall term or ltt(jy, It will cost more than t")0,000. Cold Weather Advice to all Is to bewnre of coughs mid colds on the chent; hr netfleae I they readily lend to pneumonia, consumption or oth er pulmonary troubles. J net us soon as the coukIi appears treat it with Bal lard's Horehound Syrup the s tandard cure of America. L'se us directed perfectly harmless. A cure and pre ventive for all diseases of the lungs. Price 25c, 50c, and J1.00 per bottle. For sale by w. B. Davis. All cf the trains on the Seaboard railroad stopped for two minutes at 3 o'clock last Saturday in respect for Capt. Maxwell. RUN-OVER LOCALS The Weather. For the week ending Sundy, Sept. 27. TF.MPKRATUBt: ' Mean maximum,... 85' Mean minimum, H98 Highest, W'dBy 88 Lowest, Sunday CO 8 rainfall: Wednesday, 02; Thursday, .02; Friday, .03; Saturday, .28. Total: .35 inch. Slightly Colder With Snow. When you see that kind of a weather forecast you know that rheumatism weather Is at. hand. Get ready for it now by petting a bottle of Hnlln-d's Snow Liniment. Finest thing made, for rheumatism, chilblains, frostbite, sore and stiff joints and mus'iles, all aches and pains. 25c, "iOc and H.uO a bottle. For sale by w. H. I lay is. Gasoline street c rs are now'bill ed for Miami and the old electric street railway's trucks will be put in good order. Where Bullets Flew- David Parker, of Fayette, X. V.. a veteran of the civil war, who lost a foot at Gettysburg, says: '-The good Klec trio Hitters done is worth more than Ave tundred dollars to me. 1 spent much money doctoring for a bad case of stomach trouble, t little purpose. 1 then tried Electrlo Bitters, and they cured me. I cow take tbem as a tonic, and ttiey keep me strong and well." OOe. at all druggists. THE GUIDE POST HE Largest Bank in Madison County-the Old " west Bank in. Madison County are two Guide Posts that should direct the man or woman looking for a strong Bank. Thirteen years of safe and con servative banking through good times and hard times is our record. During the recent panic (conce ded to be the worst bne in the history of the country) this Bank issued no Clearing House Certificates, re stricted no payments of money, nor did it require the CO days notice of withdrawal of money in the Savings Department in any instance, but paid out hard cash 'in each case, a record to be proud of. J We invite your account Deposits made in our Savings Department up to the 5th of any month draw 4 per cent interest from the first FIRST NATIONAL BANK j I 4 A I I S. Alei Smith has returned from bis trip in Georgia Mrs. 8. A. Hineley is spending the week with her parents, Cspt. and Mrs. Tbeo, Randell, at Sampala. Col. and Mrs. C. B. Ashley are at home again, having arrived Monday, They enjoyed a very delightful two weeks visit to New York. Attention is tpecially called to the 'Guld Poet" ad. of the Flm Xational Bank which appears on this page. A careful reading of ame may pay you, There will be no services at the Rocky Spring church next Sunday, Pastor Fletcr.er having called in the appoiat menton account of the Ilnnoon caiiip meetlng. Prof. V. .f. Maloy left Tuesday for Atlnnta to resume' his stu lie in the Atlnota College of Pharmacy. He ex pects to return here for the' Christmas holidays. Ice Cream fresh every day at D. G Smith's. t. B. Thomas spent s few days in Jacksonville last week and visited .May- port and enjoyed tbe splendid sea tleh- ng of that favored spot. He shipped a barrel of tine sea base to Dr. George Dhv'is to prove to his friends here his skill as a fisherman. Wood's Liver Medicine in liquid form for malaria, chills and fever, regulates the liver, kidneys and bladder, brings quick relief to biliousnees.sickheadaihe, constipation. Pleasant to take. The fl.OO bottle contains ' j times quantity of lhe."iUj size. Fiictduoe brings relief. Sold by B. V. MOBeley. The Womans Home Mission Sjciety of tbe Methodist church will meet at the residence of Mrs. Dr. Yates next Tuesday nfternoon. There are matters of importance to be traaancled and it is earnestly requested that all members of the society be present ut time and place stated. Dr. K. II. Armstrong, the Jackson ville eye specialist, is meeting with splendid success on his professional visits to Madieoo. Thoae in need of scientific service or are subject to nerv ous heuduohea should see him, as he overcomes all these troubles. His next visit, will be on Wednesday, Ovt. 7ih, one day only. Office at Merchants hotel. Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Morrow are busily engaged In getting their beauti ful new concrete home In shape and will fmoye into it during tbe week. This is one of the most modern of Madison's beautiful jomes, being equipped with all modern conveniences and most con veniently arranged in every detail. Contractor S. D. Morrow has certainly performed a most creditable piece of work. Tbe Southern Tobacco Journal of tbis week bed sn article from Madison county telling of the experimental crop of tobacco grown there tbis season. The writer knew tbe art ef setting tortb tbs advantages of his section all right, and It will prove good adver tisement for Madison. It appears from the socount that the Madison crops averaged 1,400 pounds to ths acre. Havana News. . The enrollment for the first month of our school last vsar was 225. This year it went to 255 tbs first month This Is considerable Increase and proves to us that steps should be taken at ones towards scouring more room. We ar Informed that the buildlog was Us ed last year to cars tor tbs pupils in at tendance. f ths (oils continue to lu cres this year as they started more room will be needed. Prof. Cats tells us that tbe prospects srs exceedingly bright for a larger crowd in tbs spring Uisd srr befire. Madison now baa a school whlcbkls tbs envy of many of hsr sister towns and sbs should do everything in ber power to furnish tbs tsary buildings and equipment that f $400 Piano given away free. See I Taylor. The tent meeting enndrcVed by Rev. Sam J. White, tbe (Cvnnireli8t of the Christian church, came to an end Mon day nikht. Iiev Mr. White is very popular with our people and is so uu usually eloquent and forceful preacher. Ills visits are greatly enjoyed by all of the people and it Is hoped that he will come again to us before a great while. Ue lett Tuesday for New Orleans where he will attend the conventio I of his church A BANQUET spread before you would dx you no good if you couldn't eat. Wbat good can food do a child when a soon as it enters it's stomach it is eaten by worm". ThatV the reason your baby is ailing, cross, pasty faced and thin. Give it W hite's Cream Vermifuge, It will ex pel the worms and act as a tooio for the chil l. For srile by w. B. Davis. The member of the Alachua County Furiiier'n Union have decid ed to store their cotton and bold it for better prices. Why Colds are Dangerous Because you have contrHcte l ordinary oolds and recovered from theiu without treatment of any kind, do no', fur h moment imagine that coUIb are not dangerous. Everyoue knows that pneumoDia and chrnoio catarrh bave their origin in a common cold Con Sumption is not caused by a cold but the o )ld Dre ares the sjstein for the recep tion and development of the germs that would not otherwise have found lodg ment. It is the same with al infectious diseases. Diphtheria, scarlet fever, me. eels unci whooping couph are much morx likely to lie contracted whan the child has i cold. You will see from this that more real danger lurks in a cold than In any other of the com nun ailments. The easiest and quickest way to cure a cold to take Chamberlain's C'jugh Remedy. II. e ninny remarkable cures efl'ected by this preparation bave made it a staple article of trnde over a large part of the world. For sale by w. B. Davis and D. O. Smith. Convention. The International Missionary Con- '. ventionof the churches of Christ will meet in New Orleans Ootobcr 100n. This is an annual gatl j eriifji and there is expected to ber j present net less than five thousand :delcgau s. There will be represents- , tives 'rom all the mission stations In the world supported by tbis cbnrcbv There wiflbe exceedingly low rates' from all points in the United States. . Anyone wishing to go to New Orleans -can take advantage of these rates. From Madison it will cost sixteen or seventeen dollars. The rates have not yet been received lor this place. Tickets will be on sale October 7, 8 9, returning October 24 with ex. te'isioii limit November 8, Sam J. Whitk. york has been resumed Key West extension. The ofllcinls say trains will be to Key West within months. on the railrr-ad ru nfi in fourteen . Notice. No hunting, fishing or other tres pissing upon any of my lands in Madison county, Fla. Trespasser' will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. It. !S. McIntvkb Playing. To most people who have had a re childhood, not cramped by overwor physical or mental, or starved by soi, dkltiess or filled with an Intellectuality, beyond their' years. "Alice's Artrciv . fires Iu Wondpi'lund" Is not far ctielil. tbe chlldreu of Kenneth Gra hi'ine's "Golden Ago" are real , people. and 'Teter Pan" Is mon thnh a de- lightful piny. Lewis Carrolf and r. finilinnie and Mr. Barrla bVe all told ' the truth, because with r-al children things are always being "mads be lieve" Just a little direret from wbat they actually are. I layjig bouse Is . tig tree where youi f f is made by broad leaves and w ho' e wide branches make your floor, your successive sto ries, your easy stairways; playing ship on a sofa or Iu an lavalld's chair; playing street cars .'with chairs for horses nml quarreling as to which child should be conductor and which driver that wn before the days of electric ity; playing that you are a horse eat ing hay In your stnll. "a real horse, yon know," na n child said to me last summer; playing wild uuiiuuls la tbe most grewsome places until you are paralyzed with terror and afraid of yourself In the durk; "making believe" In every lustnuce that you are grown up or dUTorent from what you really are that Is a wonderfully rich life. Louisa McCrudy Iu Atlantic. Hardened. "Listen to this, Maria," said Mr. Btubb as be unfolded bis scientific pa per. "This artldo states that In some of tbe old Itoman prisons that have been uueartbed they found tbe petri fied remains of tbe prisoners." "Gracious, John!" replied Mrs. Stubb, with a surile. "I suppose you would tall them hardened criminals." BENCH-MAI BOOTS $3.00 $3.50 $4.00 Are you one of the ladies who has never tried on a "Dorothy Dodd"Shoe? You really should do it at once, just to ap predate your feet. Never will you realize the beauty that is possible with entire comfort until you draw on the "Dorothy Dodd" ho. It is as easy as a clove, yet it retains its shape. It costs nothing; to sec your feet in these stylish shoes. Let us show them to you at least. They're all moderately priced. Smith Mercantile Co. "People's Popular Department Store." tbs institution may continue to grow and prosper.