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REMEMBER R. DAVIS. rum JKWKLM. Has, as usual, thetin- . est and largest stock of fine GOLD Jewelry .. in Town. v: : NEW ACCOUNTS EVERY-DAY r i i t f 1 THE MERRY SEASON will be all the merrier for you if you will open a bank account with us. A bank account gives you happiness and in dependence. You'll find nothing: but Christmas cheer and good will here whether you come to open an ac count or have a talk with us o n t h e subject The First JSJalioi)al pai)k Capita', Surplus and Profits: $100,000. TOWN Our 'Phone 76. TOPICS. J. P. Tiiylurof Greenville was in the city TucmIhv. Now is the liiue to et your Xnms goods clicHp r.t Moselc s drug etore. 2t Lewis Wadeworth left Sunday after noun f. r .Incksonvilie and other point 'in Florida. Tho Florida Dlospqme, & real oon attraction under canvas, pl)ed to a crow !id tint MondiiT night. List: A pnir of Pointers. One white and liver spotted. One liver and white ticked. Reward if returned to H. F. Mol'ulloug'i, R F. D. 2, Box 03. Our towt. has certainly beta overrui wiih shows of tlie cheap canvas covci variety for the pact week. And froii 11 rtjoits the ecd is not yet In eight. Jllss Ethel Howe returned home ftU tirJav from Holly 11111, S. C, wbri she has been visiting friends for severs, weeks. Mies Ethel reports a delightful time. Mi9 Jane McLeod, en route to hei home in Jacksonville from Quimy, stopped over la Madison a few dnjt this week and was the Kuest of Mrs. A. Livingston, sr. There will be a Christmas tree anu Cantata at the L'aptict church at 7 o'clock oc Christmas eve night. The public is cordially invited to attend the exercises and to linog their gitie on the tree. J.apiks: We buve the largest and mcbl bc.iut.ful Hue of pictures ever ex bibitdd in MudUou and we are Koiin: to ei:l! out cheap. Cull and make your It'ec' iiuib before tljey are all tioue. li. F. Moet iey. Jt, Next ek Ui?l.(T in Chris! mas. Let us tt.l ik-U niiine thai it phall be imierd a sre'isoii of "pence oq enrtb, good will to men" and strive to co cuiulu .-t our snivel as i.ot to brlDK repruiiuli ou the woniici f il t vent nt whk'h the day is a ey nihil. The tented show which held forth in Iudiai n nil hist week folded its tent at ti late I . i.r Saturday night and ilru.r ted for o'ner tields. We are of the oniniuii tnat it vt ill he a long while be fore they llnd another stand as prolita ble to them as this town proved if ail reporU are true. Sir. J . s. Baker find family have moved to tiieir country home about 4 miles ent of town, nod Sumpter will eDgHKtn farming next year. We are sorry to lose them as resident of our , .twu aud, hope that befora many years hav passed they will conclude to again become resldeuta with us. , N. xt Sunday night at ths usual bour vice the Methodist church choir ' li.il.la special song service in ths . h.Thne will be rasponeiv read. .. jtioi, tLd tuaoy splendid sout-; y the fc!io:t. A cordial invita tion i . i'ei Jet o the public to attend this sert ice l J a ri al seisouable treat is promise !. With ."J., ' io "fair warning gala," "big tuiiJT f''"" od prices a Li around in keepi sr wiUi bard timea, the purcbasii g pubj.c of MoJieou county ahoold find no li.' Mislty in supplying their needs just no. 1 merobaau who advertise hav got the (foods and they waul to exchange them wllo tus people who nave the money. Cast your ey over our advertieiug columns and yon will tta ' -ling to io teres I you. U. X. 'I'ii. kirof Quincy spent Sun day in town with his family. Wanted: Kooin and board in private family. Address Box 158, post otllce. K. A Weldon, the ninrble mm from Thnoinsville, Ga., was In the city a few dii)8 this week. A large number of strangers are seen on our streets this week, many of them being wituesses from Columbia county in the murder case now on trial. Messrs. S. R. West and A. R. Gar ner, prominent citizen? of Greenville, were business visitors in the city Mon day and p ud this office an appreciated call. Land to Rent: Ooe, two, three and ?uir horse farms to rent Smiles fouth xe-t of Madison on Sampala Lake. For jarticulars apply to Theo. Randell, Ebb, la.. R. F. D. 1. George A. Davie, the well known lontriiotor, left, Monday with a gang o MurKineu for Went Lake where be war sailed tq do some building for the Vest Lumber Co. Pror. W. J. Maloy arrived from At lanta Saturday sod will remain In Mad ison until after the holiday season. He w.ll he found at Moieley's drug store duncg the da) preceding Christ mas. Mrs. Chas. E. Davis is at tome again and greatly improved in health, news wh.ch will be gladly received by her countless friends. Mrs. Davis has bein fur several months at a sanitarium in Kirkville, Mo. Mr. Eaudell Pope last week purchos ed the Peck Smith lot just north of the Merchants hotel. Mr. Pope has not j et ditei mined whether he will dispose of the lot or whether he will huild linn self h home thereon. The price paid proves that Mad .son "J rt" is very valuable. Mied Km ..el Murtiu, the pnpu ar Vuur;g (laughter of Hon. nuJ Mrs. Tlios. , . .Martin, w is the winner in the popu larity caMet conducted by the tented show company 1 st w ceK. and Satnr dsy night wns presented by the com pany wita a gold watch. Mies Rachel reo-ived more ?hau two hundred thous and V'jt-S. The Stetson Glee Club whs gr?eted by a large audience at the opera house lnt Wednesday ulghtand those present enjoyed the program immensely. The glee aingiug by the gentlemen, the quartettes by the Stetson Quirtette. the duetts and solos by the several mem beta of the club were all splendidly rendered and the singers elicited much applsuse for their excellent work, nearly every number being heartily en cored. We hope that at some future day we may have another visit from this high-clasa musical aggregation. Rev. Thomas Williams, pastor of Madison Circuit for the past year, left Monday afternoon for Miami to attend the Annual Conference. Tbe gen tie- man carries wlib bim a splendid report of his work during the year. Tbe cir cuit comprise four cburchea, Stone- call, Hickory Grove, Hsnsco and PlnetU, and under Mr. William pae. torate of tbe past year the membership oo tbe circuit has been increased by 85 acoeaalona. Every claim was collected In full and an excea of paator't salary was collected and presented to the pas tor. The churches comprising the cir cuit are greatly pleased with Mr. Wil liams as a pastor and ar hopeful tbat be will be returned to tbem for another year. Bracelets ockets Chains Watches Pins and NOV ELTIES. i All good and guaran teed, and engraved FREE of charge. : Cut C3rl S3 I will sell my entire stock of Cut. Glass at Cost, and Spectacles at Half Price. : : R. DAVIS1 JEWELER. ' ' Madison. Florida. ; Ex Senator Samuel Pusco of Monti csllo. was In the city Tuesday. Russell Vann handles Arnold Bro'e shingles. Call at bis store for prices. J. A. Crews, representing the Timef- L'uion. was a business visitor to the city this week. Officers and members of the Mnsonic Lodge are urged to attend the regulai meeting to morrow night at win li ses sion the annual election of cfacers win be held, V. II. Towlescf .Fort Myers, FIh., i in town this weeK attending the circuii court. ' Mr. Towles was once a citizen of tli s county and has many friendc here who are glad to see him again. We have on hand a large supply oi fourteen inch flower pots, with saucer', and arc going to sell them out fur Co cents eauh. We have smaller sizes also which we will sell at cuct. B. F. Moseley. tf Hon. L. E. Roberson of Live Oak, and Guy Gillen, Esq.. of Lake City are in the city registered at the Merchants They are associated with the State's Attorney in the prosecution of the de fendants now on trial in the court. ChriHtmus shoppers are out in force Btid 'ill of them Lave well filled pocket booke. We've beard that times are bard and money is scarce, and from our own personal knowledge we know theie is some truth in the assertion, but one Would not think so to see the army of l'..pperson our streets and in ours r this week. Little Genevieve, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Claude .Morrow, was too ho-tess Monday afternoon at a children's part) winch proved very delightful to the large number of little folk present. The occasion w,is the celebration of the tit h anniversary (.f t lie little iadv and she receive! many nice preeen'.f from her little fr'.ei.da. JMo tice. COLD STORAGE NOW READY. The Only Way to Cure Pork. First, salt pork with plain salt by rubbing on and spreading out, say 12 hours, then apply to hams and shoulders as follows: Salt 10 lbs., brown sugar 2 los., salt petre 2 ounces, red pepper 1 ou nee to 100 lbs. of pork; rub and apply freely. Sides resalL If killing is done while weather is cool, say frosty, meat may not be stored for four to five davs after butchering, but if warm it should be stored within 12 hours. Do not cut off chin bone, as this ruins the ham, and in storace they cure as well with chin left on. Time to be stored: Thirty davs is sufficient When taken from storage wash in warm water, wipe dry, sew up in canvas or homespun hang up ahd smoke every third day for two weeks. Use green hickory wood for smoking. Salt furnished at a reasonable price. Mddison Electric Power Co. - e a 0 It is surprising, even to us, to note the new business 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. Li. r.'ta CITIZENS BANK OF MADISON, MADISON. FLORIDA. '.2 i....isess'',,',8M a - . Sfioes OO j5Q "Dorothy 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 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 j;ou 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 bee whit we've got. t Dx-agr Store. Mrs, Mods Johnson of Live 0;.U is the guest of Mrs. W. H. Uoodb:ead. Xext Sunday, 20th inst.at St. Mary's Episcopal church, the following order of service will be observed: Morning prayer and sermon at 11 o'clock. Evening prayer and sermou at 330, Order of music: Processional, Hymn 403, Venite, 13 Robloeon. Gloria Patri. ram. Deora Laudamua, Tbomss, in F. Jahili.1 5o, Smith. Hymns SO tui 4 2. Heceaelonsl Hymn, &16, Barring ton. Offertorr. Solo by Mr. Reeve. Efenlng erTice: Pioceasional, Hymn: 12, riopkins. Gloria Patrl, 13, Robio on. MairniBoat, Fild, to O. Nunc Citnitjua, Field, in F. Hymn 13, Web er. Recessional Hymn 535, Barnby. Everybody 1 eordully invito! j0)r, in tbeMrvnes. ' R. Cnrtit''artV, Rector. . DOLL F-REE. On January 15th, 1909, we wil) have our usual annual drawing for the beautiful doll, Violette. All the little girls from three years old ere cordially invited to take part in the drawing. B. F. Moshlet. It is claimed that the Florida or wge crop this year will reach 4,000. 000 boxes. NOTICl OF DlSCHAJtSX. "J? lT" taat .tz months afwr 2f laiSriSSsr,'! t:,u " mums Wloon louniy, Huruta. It then OlbCbargf m sack lmlui.iu.. ,u1" a. K. w asT J.