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0 NEW ACCOUNTS EVERYDAY ! lias, as usual, tfie tin i est and largest stock of fine GOLD Jewelry in Town: : '. REMEMBER DAVIS Next to having money, the most important thing is how to take care of it -how best 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 National J3ai)k, Capita', Surplus and Profits: $100,000. jOWN TOPICS. or 'Pbon? 7$. Free: Pi-nn, lit Taylor's. S)d llinely of Live Oak iip a busi ness visitor in tlie city Monday Notice: Big line of Children's eln.ee t Taylor's, ' W. .' 1' Rtilu'i uf l.ee was a pleasant and we lromo culler Bt this uftiee Mon day. See'i'iivlor, next door tn post .nice, for line Olo'.hinu. Col. Randell Kowe will go down 0 Lake City this morning on professional business b.-fore Judge Pulmor. Now or never Bsk Bill Taylor. Mri. Francis W. CBrroll arrived from Monticello Tuesday afternoon fur n two weeks to visit her daughter. Mrs. Colum bus Smith. Rings Little Liver Pills for bilious ress, Bickheadaohe. They keep you well. 25 cents. Try them. Sold by B. F. atoseley. Born Rt the home of Mr. and Mrs. John R. AA'ilson. Hamburg, on Sunday last, to Mr. ar.d Mrs. J. R. Jones of Tallahassee, a tine baby girl. If yon are a sufferer from piles, Man Zao Pile Remedy will bring relief with the first application. Guaranteed. Price OU cents, soiu uv i. r. Moseiey. Mibsph Frinkle nnil Mabel Armstrong of Terrs Cola, Fl., are the attrative guests of their couinB,the Minsea .Arm strong nd Misses Rosa and (ioodwin Beggs Chance of a lifetime see Taylor. Dc .ilwouil Dick, the drama that conies 1 rre tn iLnrroA t.llit, is not a AV i West sh v. but a good moral dr-inii Willi oomedv and pathos enough t- innl;e it instructive and hilcr.'Ktiti;,', :Nin" o'nl.n-k i the l..ur. Vednepiv D'e. 1J. lb- day. J'rt u weckd only to i liriutinns Taylor h.i rpct'ived a big lot of shoes. Messrs. . B. McCall and John L. F;."!'1!! soent Sunday In Qiitman. Terv yn'iifitf Imfy th? wants a nice Piano free, ree Ti.vlofi MIsh MtWle Loll Madden went to .Tacksniivdle Sdnilay And spent several las In that lively city. Come to the bin tle at Taylor's. AV. H. Davis e;ient several days In .liicksorivllle, this e.-k attending a meeting of the Directors of the Florida Life In-uriince C. CA. K,.Ldoll Walker of Valdneta spent Sunday in the-city, havipg jnet returned from a hunting trip to the const. Col. and Mrs. Walker returnid to their home in ValdoeU Tuesday. Land to Kent: One, two, three and four borne firms to rent 9 miles south ive.l of Madison on Kampala Lake. For particulars apply to Theo. Racdell, Ebb, KIh.. K. F. D. 1. . Head the statement" of the two bark as thev appear in this paper this week. The combined showing made by the bank prove a condition of 15 Dances which ahould be very gratifyin g to our people. Come early and avoid the rush at Taylor's big sale. There will lie uo preaching at the Methodist church neit Sunday, the pas or bing Absent attending Conference. Nor w III (here be any service in the church, for ihe Butne renon, on the following Sunday morning, but. at night of I bat day there will be special ' liripl n.ae serv'ce of son and praise by the clinir. Mr. aii.l Men. K. U Ad nnf rniv.l i T.y Th. C!,.-ip' li. . i a-r.. i,il !b lerc ir'e bi -a start s Dec. llith. tiif-mlers of r.iv.abeth IliinU r, f. I). ('., :.re v. ry grateful to it 7. --lis o .huiismi or the;r liberal ii.-kt-at tbiir r. , i-!it Laziar. ipec .it, k- nr.. i-Meod-'d lo the tiuitb .t'.;iL' t i. lor tlw us,; of their from llieir home in New York Tuesday and t.re .'oinfortnbly quai tero 1 at the JI(n-hai,tH Tlie annual im's .if thi I'stima'.le couple are looked forward to by their iriuiy friendB her.;. k'S KaX'itive Ccugh Syrup nlunys br.ings uick relief to conths, colds, hi ars.iiFKs. whooping cough and nil brnnr bi:.l and throat trouble. Mothers pei: nlly recommend it for children. I'lensaiil to take, gently laxative, Sold bv B. F. Moselev. The congregation of St. Mary's Kpls copal church wlah to thank most heart ily esch and every one of the good peo ple of Madison who helped to muke th ' Deee.tr ick bkule a success. Especi ally the orchestra, the committee, Dr. Davis for the opera house, the Klpctric Light Company, teacher and "skollars." Taylor's big sale, Pec. IGth, 9 o'clock . in. Rv. C. Fred Blackburn left Tuesday for Miami and other points on the enst const. Tlie annual conference of the Florida Metritis! will convene at Mi ami on the 1Mb met., and tbe reverend Kentleoinn will attend the sesaioo. In the Interim he will visit other .towns In that part of Ihe State whete .he has served as pastor in tare pi.et He will riot return buine until a day or two be fore 'I r's'tiiiis. Whether his reti.Tt t thai tiu.e ill be for another year Is a question t t txi be determined, Lu! it U tbe unanimous detire and h(i.u of bis cocurrgH' ion that tu.'h will be the case. elorlions" an 1 to ni-rchnuts . w kimli;, loat .'i.-:,es for t liv liseoft'ie l...ll", an ' to ..II others who gave nid in v a r 1 1 u s ays, Jii'ii-s I. Vninrt has fully decided to again liCL'onie a citizen and business man of Madison, and following that de cision has bought out the livery busi ness heretofoie cunducted bv Dr. Har rell on the lot east of the c urt house. The purchase included not only tl e business, the live stock und vehicles, but the buildings and lot as well. We are glad that ".Teenies I" has returned t.o us permanently, and we wish him unlimited success in bis business. i,The annual bazaar of the Daughters of the Confederacy was held last Tburs dav afternoon and evening; in the va cant Smith store. The store had been beautifully and tastily decorated by the devoted ladies and the appearance of the various booths was most pleas ing. A great many fancy articles were disposed of at good prices and the ele gant supper served by ths ladies was heartily appreciated by all w' o parte U thereof. Oue bnudred dollars was realized from Ihe ta'.w of articles and IblA placed in the treaury brings the amount now in band for the Monument fund to something more thau seven hundred dollars. This Is a eplendld I work bich the good women have un dertak"u in mem ry of Mudisnn's L on. federate soldiers and they feel greinly Aril.nll i-u rr...l 1..- . 1.. l:i.A.l .. . ' Bracelets Lockets Chains . Watches Pins and NOV EE LT I E S. All good and guaran teed, and engraved FREE of charge. : Cut Grl S3 I will sell my entire stock of Cut Glass at Cost, and Spectacles at Half Price. : : R. DAVIS JEWELER. Madison. Florida. encouraged uy ma liberal support given thpm in their ffor. Plenty of shows In town this week. Wednesday, December l(i. is the date. Dr. C. H. Smith and T. C. Smith visited Jacksonville on business this week. H'lftsell Vann handles Arnold Bro's shingles. Call Ht his store for prices. 11. II. Stevens hns moved bis stock ot goods from the store next to the Sinitt. Mercantile Co to the corner state of the Pope block where he will be ple .-ed to see LU cus!yu-,eru und friends, Messrt. Eugene ArniHtroug. W'. M. Burton and John AV. Vann left Sunday for JHckscnville in reBponee to a sum (nous of tlie United rjlntc-s Court com manding them to appe .r in, that city Monday to serve as jurors in the Unit ed State- Court. To those afflicted with kidney and bladder trouole, backache. rheumatism, Pinetiles for the Kidneys bring relief in the tlrBt dose. Hundreds of people to' day testify to their remarkable healing and tonio properties. SI) da s' trial 11.00. They purify the blood Sold by B. F. Mobeley. Our good friend J. D. McCullough, wbo lives on rural route 3, placed two sw eet potatoes on our desk lust Friday which were beauties in size and excel lent iu llavoi. This was merely a sam ple of his crop of 200 bushpU of tbe a.. me kind. Un his farm this yeur Mr McCullough raised 12 bales of cotton, 00' I buehela of corn, 4 barrels of syrup 3ti meat bogs, 200 bushels of potatoes besides mauy other things. These young ladies are in the lead for the flOJ.l'O Piano to be given aav March 1st by W. M. Taylor: .Miss Agues Parraiuoie, Mies l 'live Sloan, Mls A I'nej I.ioug, Mr. C. II Hurt on. Miss J.oui-e Cofl'ee, M.-ti (ioodwin liegiis. Mrs. F. Xj I'ata'fon. ' V i.as Kosu lleL'gn. Dr. C .swell, a ilflitist. has rei.le,) 1 1,7 )i n llhirtH hijuse and in a few Ji. wiil move thereto with hie. family, il, wili lit up eltgaiit dental olliccs in the Sa il li building and enter Ui..n tbe pr ,( lice of his profession in our tow n l b., doctor cunieg to us from I.iveOak ,w hen lie i highly esleeuie I and beats a s;.e.) did pr. fessiicial reputa'ion. t e e .r,! ally welcome him and bis f,i.u:t r -. Itlente wdh oh. Prior to lenv'ng for Co.lf-rem- !: - nisi service ot ' ne eo tereuce t.-,.i- .,.... held at the Metbociis' cbure'i Sue. day. The p .etor. Kev. C. Fred l:e burn, preached a beautiful sermon Inm the Parable of the Talents, after which a church confetenoe was held. Some figures given out in this conference are interesting as showing the progress of the church for tbe pet year. Total membership, 240, an Increase of 70 During tbe year the pastor's sa'ary was increased 1200. Tte Sunday school in creased Us membeiship and attendance more than 50 per cent., and membership in the Epwor'h leagues Increased from 30 to 152. Tbe church raised for nil purposes during the year, f 2'05. Every claim upon tbe churofc, including pue tor's salary, presiding elder's ealury, conference claims, were pa'd lo full aort tbe pastor will have a clean report to present at the general conference. The Methodists of Madison raav well feel proud cf their ne"ompllsbm-nts during tbe past year and are encouraged to press onward with renewed vlgur and di termination in tLe ir in 51 It is surprising, even to us, to note the new bu.. which comes to us daily, proving First. That our efforts to please are appreciated. Second. That we have the confidence of the people. Third. That the masses think well of us. Fourth. That our location is convenient Fifth. That the public likes getting 4 per cent interest. Sixth. That quarterly interest is what the public likes. CITIZENS BANK OF MADISON, MADISON, FLORIDA. -r; SAoes "Dorod.y Dodd" Shoes cost you but $3.00 to $4.00, but they are worth ten times that sum to any woman who values a stylish appearance with entire comfort. Smith Mercantile Col "People's Popular Department Store." ' Get Ready for Christmas A visit to my store and inspection ot the Beautiful ; Line of Holiday G-oods now . on display will convince you :: that it will not bs necessary' to send away for your Christ -mas Gifts. Here you will find suitable gifts in j ewelry , ',. 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. ' " ' . ' Dr-de Btorc. Wait for the big sale at Taylor's. Burton McLeary spent Sunday in Qiiitman. He went over to attend the ','onfereDce of tbe South Georgia Metb odists and to hear the Bishop preach. Judge Palmer has ordered a special term of circuit Court for this county which will cunvene next Monday raotr Ing. The term is held for the trial of a murder case from Columbia county. The bl-gest advertisement ever printed in a Madison papr appears in this pap r tins week. It lake up two full pivs and tells all about tbe big sale which Will Taylor will pull oft" be. ginning next' Wednesday. It will pay you to read tbe .advert'semenl, and it will pay you better to visit Wn, )' y,v store during the pi ogress of this . Haiamre going lo give i.a.s btrgaim pit Sail ,i,t , A ery pretty exerolse took the School Auditorium last morning st the hour for cbapel. pupils ana faculty assembled daily custom In tbe auditorium. after tbe devotional exercise at mittee from Elizabeth Harris Cl.l U. D. 0. appeared and took cl A aeleeted choir sang Suwannee L j after which a floe portrait of Jftt'eV Davis was presented to the ich Columbus B. Smith, nuking the seotation on behalf of the Haughty Then Mayor Howe, acting on t.b"" behoif, presented a tins ' portrait' Robert E. Lee. Tbe pioturea were! eclved by Professor t ate on bel.al! the school and a committee or pii w nt'no cte.l to hang them on ! ..ii liunug tbe day. Tits exert) -clu-dl wit , i. Billtij11 of ..rjixie'; -which the pupilj beurtily jo ,a.