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AN EDITOR'S EXPERIENCE.
NEW KMEHI'KISE, F.Ublihtd MADFSO V IlfcCOItDhR, Kiblilnl lji. CONSOLIDATED J jn?j. 1V!I. Madison. Florida. riJBLISIIED WEEKLY. F-Oterel t tV firtin Pnf Office l f"" Muter june 80, JUtS, urMcr A-t of M irt h :(, COLUMBUS B. SMITH, f ditor. t,VSnhL-rijtio). f i.po ptr ve.ir. Advertising mtv. mute known on uprilic.itlon. Oorrr PomU'iit will ple:we writ on only one UJe of I he piiru-r. He brief in vour i(ein,'but give cverv itrm of . Weimitt have the name of every contiilMl or, not for publication, but tnrt we mm know the orrepondcnce i .ml hemic. Al' nonvmr nt com munictitirn willHn n home r .re watte b:ilet. ,ililrt'M alcnmm'inicnTion to THE NEW KNTKUPKISK, . Maditon, Florid. TIIL'KSDAY, MAY 20, 11X19. Bishop Galloway of the M. K. Church South, died at his home in Jackson, Mis3., last week. He w as one of the great men of his church. Governor Gilchrist last week appointed Mi, Henry Curtis' of Quincy to be Assistaut State Auditor vice W. B. Sadler, whose terra expires June 1st. The Jacksonville charter Mil has at last arrived and been in troduced in the House of I!ep reseuiatives. We were betrin ning to fear that Jacksonville had forgotten her righ'. to con sume the legislative time. . The House last week refused to hear read a letter from Wil liam S Jennings. We don't know whether this was a direct snub or whether the members were afraid they would have to pay a ' fee1' or a "commission." A persistent warfare is being waged in many parts of Florida against the common house fly and the mosquito. These in sects aie both breeders of dis ease and should recive no quart, er. Let's exterminate them in Madison. We are about to enter upon the summer season and there should be a general cleaning up on the part of every citizeu. Let the town authorities enforce the sanitary laws. It may save us much sickness during the next few months. ' An Impressive joint session of the Senate and House was held last Friday when eloquent eulogies in memory of Senators Stephen R Mallory and William James Bryan were spoken by many of the legislators and suitable resolutions in honor of the distinguished dead were adopted. A bill which we imagine will receive the uuited oppositisn of every county officer is that which has been introduced in ttTe legis lature placing allcounty officers upon stated salaries rather than upon a fee basis as now- exists. Tbe passage of this bill into law would materially reduced the emoluments of every county of ficial and it is but natural that they all should be "up in arms" against it. His hundreds of friends, iu town and county ace jubilant because of the splendid run made by W. S. Jordan in the Jacksonville city primary last week.' Mr. Jordan lacked only eighteen votes of securing tbe nomination for Mayor in the first primary, leading the other candidates by many votes In th second primary he will, be .pitted against Gen. Sebring, present M.iyor of that city, but Judging fton, the lecord iu the first primary Mr. 'onia.ii.. tny be safely slj v(i t V 'next Mayor Divides Up Old Subscriptions Into Seven Different Classes. Trying to collect back ac counts on subscriptioa list gives the editor a good insight into tlie various people. Our exper ience along this line have been pleasant, laughable, humorous and exasperating. From our experience up to present we have divided those paying up into the following seven class es: First, there are those who pay up, add another year's subscrip tion and tell you how much they appreciate the paper and how they would hate to be without it, they are friends. Second, there are those who pay up a year ahead, apologiz ing for making you wait, and thanking you for being so ac commodating. They are gentle- men. Third, there are those who pay up aud continue their paper. They are square honest men. Fourth, and in a class below the others, come those who af ter, paying the editor several dollars that might have pulled him out of many a hole in days gone by when they were tirst due' tell you he has no ill will agliust you and your paper for trying to get money, but that he does not desire it an- longer. These are unjust and unrecipro cating. Fifth, in a class by himself comes the man who pays up as if he feels that you are robbing him, tells you your paper is no good, criticises your method of doing business and hastens to stop his paper. These are men whose obituaries we would be pleased to write, if were not for the fact that the editors are supposed to say nice things about dead ones. We would dub them soreheads. Sixth, there is also the man who is important in bis day and generation. The man who has been 'n business and consequent 1' chinks be knows a few things, and who tells you that you don't carry on your business proper ly, points out your errors with fiendish glee, tells what he would do if he were running a paper, and caps the climax by stopping bis paper. This tcac, in spite of the fact that by some odd accident he has managed to s:rape along during his lite time, we would christen a block bead. Seveuth, is usually the meas ly bunch of deadheads that hamper every business, and add thousands of dollars to the wrong side of the ledger of many an honest man every year. the. man who has taken your paper for a number of years but no tv refuses it without pay. A comprehensive search through tbe utmost limits of our vocabu lary failed to reveal an epitaph sufficiently appropriate to this scamp but we expect that he will get bis reward by and by. Lakeland News. More than one thousand bills have been introduced in the two branches of the Legislature up to date, but up to one dy ast week only one Jaw ot a general nature had been signed by tbe Governor. The great majority of the bills introduced are of a local nature, pertaining to towrj and city charters, protection ot fish and game of various coun ties, et;., etc. Some way should be provided by ( which our bi-ennial .'legislative sessions could be relieved of so much ;al legislatioa. There'is no better time than right now to brighten' up your home.' Housecleaning can be made considerably lighter if you use paints and vaji'shes around the home. There" are so many little things like screems, cupboards, chairs, stove pipes, radiators, etc., that can be improved wonderfully by a coat of paint or varnish. The housewife needs only to tell us what surface she wishes to finish and we will gladly tell her just which of the 12 kinds of x SHERWIN-WILLIAMS BRIGHTEN UP FINISHES ,is male for that particular surface. Brighten Up Finishes is the new name the Sherwin Williams Co. have given to their old line of household products, for the convenience of the purchaser. You will be surprised at the economy and satisfaction that accompany the use of these paints, staius, varnishes and enamels. They make painting easy and make the home fre6h and sanitary. Remember our slogan "Brighter Homes for Everybody." Let us show you color cards of the 12 kinds, 77 attractive colors. It will place you under no obligation to buy. ; . ' Tharin & Leslie. MADISON, FLORIDA A citizen of a Florida county. asked how it happened that this county elected the honorable Mr. Blank to the Legislature, re plied: "Well, it was a case of electing Blank or nobody, so we did both." Exchange. The District Conference, Tal lahassee District, of tbe Meth odist church, will be held at Carrbelle commencing Wednes day night,' 26th inst. A large attendance of delegates from the churches of the District is expected and a pleasant time is assured to all. f Some of our newspaper edit ors commenting on the defeat of Senator Beard's prohibition bill in the Senate last week say hat the action of the Senators is inconsistent. Not at all. The Senators who voted for the Constitutional amendment did so in tbe firm belief that this is the only true method of dispos ing of the liquor question. It is worthy ot remark that the coiftentiou of Senator Beard that we can have State wide prohibition by legislative enact ment has not received - the en dorsement ot any person other than himself so far as we have been able to discover. The resolution adopted at the last meeting of the Towo Coun cil providing lor the issuance of bonds should have the careful consideration of every citizen of our town. By the provibions of tbe resolution an election is to be held early in July at which it is to be determined by the votes of 'the qualified electors whether or not bonus should b issued by ' the town to the amDunt of 45,000, a portion of which shall be for the installa tion of a sewerage system, part for extension ot tbe water mains of the town and part for the building and furnubiog of a dormitory tn connection with our school.' Each of tbe pur- poses "named Is worthy of care ful consideration, , , A bill ha k been passed in the House tvhicb provides that every voter must pay his own poll tax in order to vote in elections here after in Florida. The purpose of the bill is a good one and we hope it will be enacted into law. Then the payment of poll taxes by candidates-in blocks of five or any other number will be a thing of th past. Corporations will be deprived of the privilege of buying up votes in great num bers and the liquor dealers will find it, hard to control votes which they might b'eabletocon. trbl if they were permitted to pay the poll tax of voters. Let the bill become a law. " Westward, ho! Tbe prohibl tion sentiment lias struck tbe Pacific side of the Rocky Moun tains. Fresno, California, a city or 30.000 inhabitants, has voted tbe saloon out of her domain This, too, in spite of the fact that Fresno is the largest city in tbe greatest crape and wine producing country in America. Fifty-three saloons went down before the guns of the prohibi tionists. Volusia County Re cord . Wick Morris, the negro mur derer ot Sheriff Langston of Leon county, plead guilty in the Circuijt Court of that county last week and was sentenced to death. The negro evidently thought that by entering a plea of guilty he would save bis neck, and when Judge Malone pro nounced the death sentence he collapsed completely, falling to tbe flior in a dead faint. His execution will not be delayed longer than necessary. tk It Mow- Now ia the lim to K"t rid of your rheumatism. You can do so by apply ing Chamberlains Liniment. Nine cae out of tec are einply muouuUr Theumttlt.ro due to cold or damp, or ohroi.lc rheumatism, end vield to the vijrorou application of tbia liniment. LTrjr It. You are certain to be delight ed with Ue quick relief whioa it aflorcU eold by B ;F. llw-eley & W. B. D- THE If f, JACK? o nj(u RE ESTABLISHMENT W-B- DREW COMPANY, JACI SOfiVILLE FLA Although less than two bave elapsed since tbe. destrucJ by fire as a portion ot tbe busi of the above Company, there an' ready settled in new and com dioui quarters, 30 West Bay S (entrance tlirougb alley adjoi The S. B. Hubbard Co.) with Machinery installed in both ijiiuottrapuing mnn Jjie fitatupi: Department, and are in readwj for tbe prompt execution of order! The Wholesale Paper Departn ' also included in same buit ding, t; heen replenished with an entire v stock of all their well knewn bnu' of Paper, Envelopes, Card 6toc Printing Inks, etc. The Shiupinn Department inch .... , , , ed in the new location ia most d J veniently arranged, affording be! ( facilities for tbe prompt handling ; Orders. j A Home Institution equipped , the latest devices and the best f&if itiea for supplying tbs . product I their various Department: tq t best ad vantage, tbey solicit tie p tronaje of the Public. j For a burn or scald apply Cbamtt lala'eSalve. It will allay tbe pile most iostaotlv and quickly beat L injured parte. For sale by W. U. ! via ana D. t . Moeeiey. ( t J. M Class Drowoel Ell&ville, May 17. J. M.' G was accidentally drowned here J , terday while bathing in tbe 'i He leaves 'a wife and several br;! and sisters, Mn. Dr. E. Lot? Macclennyj Mrs. Walden Bev1 Madison and Mrs. W. L. Horn Eilaville, being among the laU His father was drowned near uon in ideut:cally the same v- one year from tbe UCUb Call U ftttLU' sgo, and bis . mVtter 1 i shock of tbe drowiili-; the father. f The body wm rteovere.1 at 4 clock yesterday afternoon. I' sonville rfctropolif 17th lost. Mr. Class' funeral was belt day st Corinth church jirsr ' Eer, L. D. Lowe offlciaUn". I I? If