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R. DAVIS THM jmWBLK, Has, as usual, the fin est and largest stock of Fine GOLD Jewelry in Town. : ': BUSINESS COMES TO US EVERY DAY. r . SUCCESS FLIES along with every man or woman of good judgment, so show your good judgment in the selection of a bank to guard your funds and look after your financial inter ests. This" bank solicits your account, assuring you absolute safety. Why not open an account NOW? The First National J3ai)k Capital Surplus and Profits: $100,000. Bracelets dockets Chains Watches Pins and NOVELTIES. All good and guaran teed, and engraved FREE of charge. : TOWN TOPICS. Our 'Phone 76. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ch-is Nogel on last Friday, a boy. Ruesell Vann handles Arnold Bro's ebingles. Call at bis store for prices. Mrs. Angus Stanton left Monday for i week's visit to Mrs. James G. Sharon atQuincy. Mrs. B. F. harrell and little daughter ofAtlanta, are guests of Uie lady's uu cle, Mr. BS. F. Moseley. Mrs. A. C. Ives of Tamps, dnd her two children, are guests or the lady's sister, Mrs. Archie Livingston, jr. Thursday bMng the 30lh anniversary of the Earnest Workers, Mrs. K. J. Vann entertained in henor of the society. For Sale or Rent: -Ten acres laud, house and lot, here In Madieon. The James I. Smart place. See or write K. S. Mclntyre. 4w Mrs. Alex Peeples cf Valdoeta was the guest several days last week of Mrs. Will C. Smith at the home of the latter in the Hamburg neighborhood . Miu Vaomi Hampton. charming young lady of rlarapton Spring.was tie guest of Mibs Susie McUall wonoay ternoon. The young lady was en route to Lake City. A G. Allen's Big Minstrels will sp pear under canvas in this city to-mor row night. This, is an organization of white artists) and they come with good re commendations as expert entertainers Mrs. Hequembourg, teacher of vlol.n at the Woman's College in Tallahassee, came from that 'jity with Mrs. V . H. Dial last week and Is the home cuest for a week or longer at tho delightful Dial home. Since the holiday vacation and up to Tuesday of this week, forty seven new students have entered at the Normal Of this number fifteen are trom coun ties other than Madison. Thus does our school grow and eipand. The parsonage of MadiBon Circuit, located in Tonyvllle, Is for rent. This comfortable cottage, with good well of water, gardeo, barn, etc., all in Rood order, mar be had for this year on reasonable terms bv applying to Olin Oramhng of O. W. Rykard, Trustees. rnnn,n.inr ut Sunday the Geor gia and Florida Railway inaugurated a new passenger schedule for suna.,. only between Madison and Douglas. ' Ga. This train leaves Madieon at 0:30 a. m ,' arriving at Douglas 11:15 a. m. Returning, leaves 'Douglas at 2:u0 p. m., arriving Madison 6 20 p. m. These young ladies are in the lead for ,. mmivi Pi.nn tn Le eiven awav March lei by V. M. Taylor: Mia Agfcee Parraroore, Miss Agnes Long, Mies Ollvs Sloan," Mn. C. H. Burton, Miss Louise Coffee, Mine Rachel Martin. Mrs. Will N. Conoley of Mldletowo, 111., wife of Rev. W. N. Conoley, a former beloved mlulster of the Florida conference, Is visitor at the home of her sister, Mrs. Tbos. Z. Martin. Mrs. Conoley is well remembered here where she was born and reared, ecd ber many friends will be delighiel to nteet her agaiu after an absence of so many years. OTJLt GlF SS I will sell my entire stock of Cut Glass at Cost, and Spectacles at Half Price. : : R. DAVIS ' JEWELER. Madison. Florida. J. H. Haven of Aucilla was a busi ness visitor in the city Monday. Mrs. I). G. Smith is anticipating visit from Mrs. aud Mlas Campbell of r ayetteville, . j. Dr. E. M. Brevnrd of Tallahnssee was the gue-t of Dannitte H. Mays from Sunday u tit' i Monday noon. Joe W. Redding of Moseley Hull, well known and popular throughout the county, was in town on business Mon- dny. J. B. Brlnson left Tuesday for a trip to the western part of the State in the ii.tercst ot the Florida Life Iufurauce Company. Mrs. J. Randall Walker came over ilosta. Sucdav and remained until Monday the guest of her mother, Mrs P. S. toggles. Mi68 Eflle Hardee, who is a etudeut of the Baptist College in Richmond, Va., is now a guest of Hon. and Mrs. Livingston Vami in Washington. The brick work on the Nogel build Inir has been completed and carpenters aro nniv husv on the interior. 'Ihe building will be ready for Its occupants in a week or two t i t e o- e e e t I ot 4 oe ee on OS a oo tnl We find it hard to account for some of the patronage that comes to us from day to day. We some times enquire, and it develops that this or that friend or patron has spoken in our behalf. We certainly appreciate all these kind courtesies, and take this occasion to thank our friends for their many kind words of ap proval and commendation. It will be our effort to continue to merit them. CITIZENS BANK OF MADISON MADISON. FLORIDA. e . I I- oe e e oe e For Sale: Seed oats. We can sup ply you. E. C. Hasaell & iSon. 4w Dr. George Davis spent several days of last week with his brother-lo law, Dr. Ives, at Lake City. Charlie Gibhes, one of the prosperous merchant and business men of Lee, was a visitor In our town Monday. Mrs. .lanie Brvan arrived from Jack sonville Saturday and will be the guest I of her sister. Mrs. D. H. Yates, for several weeks. ('liffnrJ Mcfall nf Monticellu, spent Sunday in the city visiting his wife and babe who are guests or Mrs. J. l . McCull at the Merchants. W. B. Davis went to Jacksonville Monday afternoon to he present at the aonual meeting of stockholders of the Florida Life Insurance Co.. on Tuea day. He returned yesterday. We have on hand a large supply ot fourteen inch flower pot, with saucers, and are going to sell them out for 50 cents each. We have smaller sizes also which we will sell at cost. B. F. Moseley. tf Rev. T. C. Bradford reports a large, t USTOTIOIE 1 have bought all of Cole Kenney Company notes and machines. Please call and ar range your notes at once. T Un.m ntvia vnrninc in 111H. chines for cash or on time. y -atrt-l t Art I T WILL PUSIHVtLT itLL III A SACRIFICE. It will pay you to see me before buying elsewhere. Viattenlive ana manireeiiy appreciative Rev. W. R. Ivev was called by tele- jtoni?rei?atlon at Hickory Orove last Ala.. to1e...j... grum Monday to Montgomery, Ala., to the bedside of his brother who was re ported dangerously ill. We trust that Mr. Ivey will find bis Drotaer greauy improved. A party composed of Messrs. A ex Smith, Bate Mays, T. C. Smith, J. G. Sharon of Quiucy and Dr. Chandler Smith leave to day for a hunting trp to the gulf coast, Dolly's Creek being t e camping point Mrs. E. M. Define and charming daughter have returned to their home in Valdosta after a very pleasant visit O Mrs. Arthur Vann. Miss Devine made manv friends while here, who will look forward to her return wit1! much pleasure. rnr.ia have been received here from Mr. and Mrs. Rnlph Barker, of Bridge- I pert, Conn., announcing the engage ment of their daughter, Cornelia, to Mr. George Holmes Edwards. Mr and Mrs. RrUer were at one time residents H this place where tbey, and their daugh ter, hnve manv friends who are pleased to hear of the happv announcement. little ladv of this city, who shall be nameless, was promised a few dBys ago tbat If she would apply her self to ber studies at the Normal dur- inn thi. var nad make a good record, tbat her fatter would next year send her oft" to college. Immediately i-he appealed to her mother for an opinion u t whether or not she was cot now qualified to enter the "Sycamore" class at college. Strikes us thai ene yei neeos a year or two mote at the "little red school house on the hill." M, T.la arri Adam', who, W Hh his l. n annual visitor to rur town, bas endeared himself to our people. tDd especially to the lauits oi r.nzauei.i Harris Chapter, U. D. C, by the gener ous donation of one hundred dollar to the CoufeUerate Monument tuna air. Adams, a Virginian by birth, lives in New York city where be is a prominent busies msn. Mr. and Mrs. Adsm-, .. . .nthuslastie hunters, have been coming to our town for several year. past for the excellent spori auorueu u foreete and fields. We wish. Madison Lad at least one hundred more annual visitors like them. Sundsy . His reception was most grati fying and a prophecy and pledge of good things to come. "New,1 the valuable and splendid nnintar doir of W. B. Davis died last week. The dog was a gift to Mr. Davis from his friend, Mr. Ayling, of Syra cuse. N. V., and was perhaps the finest bred doff in town. Mr. Davis feels deeply the loss of his splendid animal Mrs. Charles E. Davis left Monday for Kirksville, Mo., where she will re ceive further medical attention at the Snitarliim of that city. Mrs. Davis i. greatly improved in health and it i expected that another course of treit ment will restore her to compleie health. Col. Davis accompanied hei on the journey as far as Valdosta. The Cemeterv Association profited to the amount of J17-I 0 by ths Holding oi the O'ThIvkI and gain week here tw weeks ago. This is a tidy sum nod wi! Ilv in the worK which tin ladle of the association have panned The money bas been turned lino in .u.ormiinn treasury bv the Puwi Council and the ladies of ths association ire jubilant because of the snug aidi tion to their fuudn. Madison is destined at an early dy to hh-e an orchestra ot wm.o u wi. have cause to be projd. The leader i Dr.GeoraeO. Davis, lt violin, ami niher members are Miss Kachel Mi rtn 2nd violin. Alex Wade, bass viol. Fhil elide trombone, Chnrlif M nrrnur and Randall Rowe, comet- Waller WhKlock, pianist, rnd Dr. Huter, trip drum. A teporter dropped i int.. the. onera house Monday uighi where the orchestra was practicing itnd an amazed and gratified at. the really splendid, music which the orchestra I? providing. They propose giving a con cert in the opera house next Thursday ..iuht. 21st inst., fur ths purpose oi rau- ing money for the purchpse of ntubtc aud other things necessary. Ihe pnc. of admission bas been placed at tLc .ii .n m of twenty five cents, no re- ,.,! teats, and we have no hesitancy hi asserting that 'ipatrons win receive the full worth of their money. It is to be hoped that a large house will greet them on their first public appearance Shoes ( "Dorothy Dodd" Shoe cost you but $3.00 to $4.00, but they are worth ten time that um to any woman who value a stylish appearance with entire comfort. Smth Mercantile Co. "People's Popular Department Store.". Georgia & Florida Railway. MAIN LINK Elective Jan. 10th, 1909. LAKKIVALS From HozK'Lurst. Douglas, Nashville, Valdosta From Dfiiglas, Nashville and Vaidost Fioui Nashville aud Valdosta DEPARTURES For Valdosta, Nashville. Douglas, llaztehurst For Valdosta, Nashville and Douglas For Valdosta a id Nashville, 11:40 am 6:20 tn $ 6:10 pm f 2:23 pm 0:30 am i G:10 am Djily t D''y except Sunday $ Sumiay Only J. M. Tcrneh, ' A.Pope, Getn si II inager. TraUlo Marager.