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;(00ooooeooooooooeooooosiooooooovooJ : oo Next to having money, the most important thing is how to take care of it how Lest to invest it. A Banking Institution of this kind cannot only care for your financial interest in a care ful, conservative way giving you abundant banking facilities in every department of finance but can also give you valuable aid and advice about investments and securities. Open an account and enjoy the advantages that accrue.. The First INfafcioija) J3ai)k Capital, Surplus and Profits: $100,000. TOWN TOPICS. Our 'Phone 76. Free: Pisco, at Tajjor's. Get ready for the joys of Christmas. Ami after that comes the Carnival and Gala week. Notice: Big line of Children's slices at Taylor's. W. H. E. Terry, the Pioetta mer chant was a visitor 10 the city Tues dy. T. J. Beggs & Co. have a big adver tisement in this issue which it will pay you to read. See Taylor, next door to post office, fur tins Clothing. Misses Jennie and Pearl Blnnton of Ellavllle spent Thanksgiving with their sister, Mrs Lou Peek. Albert FraleUh left Sunday for Mont gomery, Ala., where he will spend some time looking after business matters. Horseback riding seems to be the popular fad these days with a large cumber of our young people. Splendid exercise. Rings Little Liver Pills for bilious cess, si kheadache. They keep you well. 2S oenta. ' Try them. Sold by B. F. Moseley, Mrs. Cora Sutton returned to her borne at Perry Saturday after spending s week most pleasantly with ber father, E. C, Hasaell. Ker. J. O. Harris, traveling agent of the Orphans Home at Macon. Oa., spent Thanksgiving With his relative, Mrs. R. S. Melotvre. If you are a sufferer from piles, Man Zan Pile Remedy will bring relief with the first application. Guaranteed. Price 50 cents. Sold by B. F. Moseley. County Commissioners, School Board and Town Council all held the regular monthly meetings this week. Proceed ings will appear In this paper next week. Will we have any wintry weither this year? Judging by' the present temperature one might reasonably think It was midsummer instead of nearly Christmas. v Miss Florenoe Marsden of Pensacola, who was the attractive guest of Mies Helen Begge Thanksgiving week, re turned Monday to her studies in the Woman's College at Tallahassee. Will Goza took his Thanksgiving dinner wtyh friends near Lee, but it wasn't the dinner that Interested Will so much as was the being with' a cer tain , young lady In that pai l of the county. Bees Laxative Cough Syrup alwnyi brings quick relief to coughs, colds, hoarseness, whooping-cough and at U bronchial and throat trouble. Mother. especially recommend it for children. PleasBDt to tuke, gently laxative. Sold by B F. Moseley. Thanksgiving service at the Meth odist church last Thursday was largely attended and the congregation greatly enjoyed the splendid sermon by Pastor Ivey of the Bantist church. The c'nirch was tastily decorated and the music was a most delightful feature. Mr. tind Mrs. J. L. Gladwin find French maid arrived from their home In France Monday night for their an nual winter visit to Madison. They have apartments at the Merchants. Mr. Gladwin romei to cur town every win ,ter to erjoy the splendid shouting in this vicinity. Taylor has received a big lot of shoes. L. A. Fralelgh spent Monday in Jack vllle on busicess. Every young lady who wants a nice Piano free, tee Taylor. Mr. Brooks Bird of Jefferson county baa been In town several das this week. At last, rain. Looks like might have a touch of cold weather, too, be fore a great while. MuC. Tharln Is spending the week at home with hi family, having had a yery successful trip on the road. Mrs. Ola Sunders and Miss Xonie Edmonson entertained the children of their Sunday school classes yesterday afternoon. J. A. Crews, the hustling represer.tr. tive of the Times-Union, was In to n Tuesday presenting the claims tf b s excellent paper. Holiday shopping is in full blast new ind the display of holiday goods by our merchants and dealers in such articles are very handsome snd attractive. The Methodist choir is putting Id a lot of time practicing for the specie: Christmas musical aervioe. There will be some excellent mutio on that oo oasion. Land to Rent" One, two. three and four borse fans to rent 9 miles south west of Madison on Sampnla Lake Fji parttoiilan apply to Theo, Randell,Ebb, Kin.. R P. D. I. Knox Bunting has returned home again. He started a week ago tor points in South Carolina but decided ttat Madison is good enough for aim and has oomt hums to etay. We ars told" that the receipts of t-e "Deestrick Skule" entertainment at the opera bouse Monday night amounted ' about one hundred and twenty dollars. Good business and the Espicoral con gregation Is to bs congratulated on the splendid success of the affair. Madison has a new paper The Madi son BreezV It is sn organ of the col ored people and M. J. Miller i schedul ed as editor. J, M. King secretary, Rev. R. R. MtKlrver, publisher, Pro fessor George I . S. Cummlng, general manager and Sam MoselVy publisher at Greenville. To those afflicted with kidney and bladder trouule, backache, rheumatism, Pineuies for the Kidneys bring relief in the first doe. Hundreds of people to day testify to their remarkable beallng and tonio properties 30 days' trial I1.C0. They purify the bloofl' Soli by B. F. Moseley. Miss Rosa Klipp, the attractive guest' of her sister. Mrs. Al Vann, for several weeks, left Tuesday morning for J ick- snnville and St. Augustine, and after dewing the fights of those cities for several d iys will return to her home at Frederick. M J. Miss Rosi Is a most charming young I h 1 y and her stay in .Madison was greitlv enjoyed hv the nvmv friends si.e made who hope for another visit, at 6oine future time. ' It was announced from the stage M n day night that the' play of the ''Pees trick Skule" would he repeated Tues day night at the request of some wio Wire unable to attend the first School session Tuesday, however, the "ikoj lara" found themselves so exhausted !; their bard labors and etudy that, quite a Dumber of them balked and vowed theyjui-t couldn't go to "skule' an other day. so the p'af is indefinitely postponed. REMEMBER Pi. 3D A. V.T S rut jKwmumK. Has, as usual, the lir. est and largest stock of Hne GOLD Jevvefry in Town. Bracelets Lockets Chains Watches Pins and NOV ELTJ ES. All nou,! pnd ' guaran teed, ami " engraved ' VKVM of charge. : Giat G-Ip ss I will seir my entire stock of Cut Glass at Cost, and Spectacles at Half Trice. : : R. DAVIS JEWELER. Madison. Florida. I Think of it, chlldrer, only three weeks until Christina Russell Vsdd banclles Arnold Bro's shingles. Call at bis store for prices. John C Dial come up from Lake City Monday and will ) in town several days. Fred Hardee ,of Tallahassee spent Thanksgiving at home with his pttreots. Capt. and Mrs. J. B. Hardee. Mr. and Mis. Frank Pomeroy of Jack sonville came up for Thanksgiving din ner with the lady's sister, Mrs, Matt Thornton. Miss Mae Vann left TuesJay niorn iitg for Jacksonville, St. Augustine, DeLand and other towns of that seo Hon of Florida. Messrs John W. Vann, Eugtne Armstrong and W.M. Burton have beou summoned to Jacksonville to serve ss jurors in the Federal Court which con venes next Monday. Ike doctors report that the health of Madison snd vicinity is distressingly good We heard a drug clerk g'rowllng a day or two ago beoause bs had not had a osw prescription to compound for two whule daya. Bad tor the doc tors and druggists but good for the peo pe. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilton Rhime anrJbunce the marriage of tbeir daugh ter. Miaa Leila Shtltoo, to Mr. I. 8. H'lt'o.the cer m my having occurid at the family bciue in Holly Hill, S.' C, Deo. 2nd The bllde will be remem bered as a former and welcome guest of Miss Ethel Rowe. These young ladles are in the lead for the 4O0.OO Piano to be given away March 1st br W. M. Taylor; Miss Louise Coffee, .- Mies Olive Sloan, Miss Agnes Parramore, Mrs. C. H. Burton, Miss Rosa Beggs, " Lill Armstrong. Mrs. F. L. Paterson. Miss Goodwin Beggs. Eliztbetb Harris Chapter V. D. C, last week placed the order for a hand -some monument which will b erected in memory of the Confederate dead of Madison county We understand that the monument willbs about 25 feet Id height, surmounted bv a heroic figure of a Confederate soldier. Just where it will bepawed has not yet been de termined. The unveiling ceremooiee will rake plaoe tome time in April It Is expected. This afternoon at four o'clock- in the vacant store next to that of the Smith Mero-intile Co , the ladies of Elizabeth Harris Chapter. U. D. C, will hold tneir annual bazaar and wil have for sals many beautiful and useful articles and plenty of good things to eat. The baz-mr given hv these ladies annua'ly has come to be recugnized BLci liked fur as the itowjUi.' social eveut of the season, th-re being no citizen who is not Intercsted-Hnd in sympathy with the cause lor wh ch the tmz tar is held Christmas shopping !a the oMer now and It will profit, shoppers to vii.lt the bnzanr this afternoon and to-night as they will find there articles which will iake most acceptable aud appropriate pi events for ilteir frtem's and love I ones. The ladies expect to serve, every citizen of the town with supper to night and l'ty proini-e a epiendid spretid for a very moderate fee. Doors opel! promptly ut four o'clock and con tinue open until everything Is ditpesed of If it ukts until uidi.igLit. i v - a a o a oa e a o a OP o t Of oo oo oo oo oo oo oo oo 00 oo oo oo oo 00 oo oo 40 oo DEPOSITORS Like to feel that in bringing their business to a bank they are helping to build it up; in otner words they tire giving something for what they receive. We want you to feel that way toward u.s. WE ARE GROWING GROW WITH US - We want your account; want to make ourselves useful to you in anything per taining to finance and we can handle to mutual satisfaction. CITIZENS BANK OF MADISON: MADISON, FLORIDA. XI oo 0- oo 00 00 oo 00 co o oo o OS oo . oo oo ' o o oo oo oo oo oo oo oo oo oo 00 o o to o oo oo oo 0 ' .0 oo oo 00 oo 0 o o oo oo oo qooooeoeoooteoeoeoo-oooeoooeoeoooeen 5f; :stMsttfttt.v... so.- - ii - i i Shoes "Dorothy Dodd" Shoes cost you but $3.00 to $4.00, but they are worth ten time that sum to any woman who values a stylish appearance with entire comfort. Smith Mercantile Co. "People's Popular Department Store." Get Ready for Christmas A visit to my store and inspection of the Beautiful Line of Holiday Goods now on display will convince. you that it will not be necessary to send away for your Christ mas Gifts. Here you will find suitable gifts in jewelry, china, cut glass, toilet arti cles, books, silverware and a wonderful variety of toys and games for the little folk. Come and see what we've got. ID.G-. Smitli's IDru.gr Store. Go to the Coufedemte buzmr this ifternooo nd evening. Mrs. Sidney llinely enme uvr from I it- Ohk lt Tiiuisd.iy nmt hft-r xpecdioB the d;ty with htir ni-t.r. Mis. I'. C. smith, went In hi-r pHreotb home ut Snuipsltt f-ir vieit of eeen,l ds. Little Mis Olive OUI, dttiiijliter of Mr. Hitd Mrs H.eliuid Iih1, w-,s the hftpny little lititr Tuesimy nfternoon and rovsllv enteittiined a larue numler of little misses snd musters In bouor of her tifft blrthilnv. Wood's Liver Medirlne in liquid form for in ilhrin, chills and fever, regulates 11. c liver. k:dne8 Hud bladder, lirlmts quick relief to Lnliousnes.sicUhi'oJ mi he. coustiputiou. PleKsant to tuke. Llie J1.00 bottle contains 21,' times quaL'ity of iheSOc size. Firit dje rinu lief. told by B. V. M"ley. A treat eouiue treat is In store for the iiuislo loving eitizuns of tho town on next Wednesday nltt'it hea tiie fiiui'ius Slcisoo Uoivrsitv Glee t'lub will Hppeitr ut the opers houee to this city. Th s c'ti'j is conitobed of nio jjentl.'mcQ iij three ludns snd U uinking h tour through this section of the Stnt. liieyHiw thoroughly tiHin eil for this work, Imvlog Inst pril, lUMded trip through South Fljrii! Those who httve nt some 'time heard a good male quurtette (like our "tlood Night" crjowd) huve nl.vnvs looked foi whi d Villi phcisure to hearing an other. Tins will l no opportunity to heur g"ii 1 q'-.rtette snd otiter toui Itilati.ii.e of voices, remliiigf. etc, thot. eimill towns cridoiri t.at. l'ro.'ie.U above Hi t'.'Hl co-t are t r the lirm tit of tlis SL'iiooi litre. Got. ; git i',u'.;e'S curl'. . .