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?0L IX-NO. 10 MADISON, FLA., THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 4, 100 $.1 CPfv.FITIGIRAGEDY I'Snmpter" MItcliell Kills His Wife, josepnme. LteiM)15 to Lay the Killinnr to Un known I'ariy bui arinju oun Disproves Statement. The cmh' niectmg Rround of the ocgrnfs, two miles north on the Vtil Justa. Soul lit rn , was the Heme of a WffAy l-'''1' Sunday afternoon, in which Jusiphino Mitchell lost her life instantly hy reason of n pistol bull u'lii'.-li penetrated Iter heart fired, it is ctiaigol, by her husband , Sump, ler Mitchell, who bow lies in jail wailing 11 '('gul investigation of the charge of murdering his wife. Fur niuiut ten days the cttmp meet ing has he 3 progress and it has been attended by large crowds of the colored people without, so fares we Uve been able to learn, the slight est dionU-r 01 confusion. On Sunday Sumpter and Josephine with their small son, Joe, went out fa the meeting. Durng the day bumpier indulged rather freely in liquor mid by ibtfnll was consid erably under the Influence of drink. Suter, Sumpter is ft pretty good negro, hard working anil reliable, but drunk, he is altogether a dillcr. mlpcrsmi. Culling to his wife anil son they walked off from Uiu crowd ml started north on the railroad Kick. When they bad g'ine but a sbortdis'anre a single pistol shot wn btard followed by a woman's ictmoi and hj-staiide.rs went toward Mbe sounds, lindiiig Suiupter across inebo'ty of hisdend wife. lie oluim e;l llie slmt which caused lier death cime fiom a train standing nearby mi I r I Just The Grandest Line 1 1 r-"-1"1iV 1K ,V:;- Hen, Youths and Boys hk J i ' fj Ij fl T H ' ' l' fj 1 WJM We Have Ever Had Is YM lf 1 ilpU mfiHT NOW fll I All ! 1 I III ' ' ' 1 CRIrTONLOTllES S&r 3S'0iJ QUARANTKED or from some one in the rfai knees, but the boy, who Is only !) or In years old, stepped to the- railroad embankment am) picked upihe pistol from where Sumpter had placed or thrown it immediately after the shooting, and banded it to Deputy Sheriff liutler Iloiton, who ww. quickly on the seme, telling him it was his fathers 's pisiol. Upon scutching the clothing of Sumpter a number of rifle cartridges were found and it is thought by the ollhi.rs that il wan his intent inn after killing his wife, to make his escape and use, if ni eossary, these em Iridges to prevent his capture. The dead woniau has been a sei vant in many of our best families and was geuerallv respected and esteemed for her faithfulness to her duties. It has been well and truly said: "One step won't take you very far you've got to keep on walking; one word won't tell folks what you are you've got to keep on talking; one jnch won't make you very tall you've got to keep on growing; one lit tle "ad" won't do it all you've got to keep on going. " Crouc Cured and a Chill's Life Saved- "It affords me Kreat pleasure to mid my testimony to ilmt of the thousands who have been benefited by Chamber lain'BCouKh Remedy. My child, An drew, when only :i yeaix r;li) ivaa tal en with a severe attack of croup, am! th-rrka lo I lie prompt usa of Cliiiuiber lHin's Cough Remedy his life was saved aiul to-dny he Ik a robust and healthy boy," 8.1)8 Mrs A. Coy, jr., of San Antonio, Texas. This remedy has been in ue for many years, thousands if mothers Keep il hi bund, nnd it bus never been known to fail. Tor sale by W. B. Davis and It. l' Moseley, STANDING COMMITTEES Of the Madison Board of Trade. Are Name! by the Board of Coventors Important Meetlnirof the Organization To night The Hoard of Governors of the Madison lb aid of Trade met in regular weekly session at the Coun cil Chamber Monday cvcnir.g and transacted considerable business of interest nnd importance to the or ganization. The committee appoint ed at a former meetieg to name the standing committees of the Board reported at length, and the members of the various committees, upon whom much important work tie. volvcs, are as 'ollows, the first nam. ed in each committee being the chairman: AiiKK ti.tirk: C. B.Ashley. II. M, Taylor, Theo. Rttndoll, J.' S. Baker, j ., H. Davis. Animal Indcsthiks: Ola Sanders, T. Z.Martin, Alex Smith, A, K. Fraleigh, V, A, Gate. EntCAiioN: J. K. Hardee, T 0. Smith, R. II. Rowe, Entkiitain.mknts ani Excl usions: C'hns. E. Davis. Vans R-iudcll, J. V. VVadswortb, VV, C. McDaniel, T. D. Leslie. TitANsroKTArioN : W. P, Knight, Theo. Leslie, R. V. Dial. P. J. Pur rum ore, Immiohatios: C, C. Carroll, R. S. Mclntyre, M. C. Drew, A. B. Lini'T, J, W. Keev, jr. Mam kaciluks am Kkw F.xri:ii prtiHKs: B. B. Mct'ill, I,. A. Fra leiglr, W. U. Cale, T. J. Bcpits, Chas. Nocgel. iI km r.Kiii ii r ; W. I!. Ivey, . tf. Coffee, ,1. ,1, Conway. Prm.tr Wi, nits: A. Livi'ig-o'i. jr.,D. !. Smiih, W. L. I'.iri'.iu.oi . . Bankimi am Invi uancb: W M Burton, XV. M. Tny h.r. J. I.. Ibnry. T. C X'aen . Sanitation ami I'i 111.10 Ih. v1.111: I! F. Moseley , 1):-. L C. Hnter. Dr. C. II. iiii'.h, Dr. Casft-ell. Stiiki.tk, Roaiis ami I'i;iin;i.ft: ' I) II Yates, W. L. Toolie J. A. Z p. perei , XV. A. Da e. The chairman of th'-v various committees are r Ue.ii-. hi eoni municiiUi itiiuiedi'ilely v. ith tin' iie-m bers of tin if committee and implesi. upon each of Ibern the ininnilance of attending the regulr.r monthly meeting or the Board which will tie held at the Council Chamber to night at 7:30 idock. It is especial ly urged thut every member of the organization he present at this meet, ing, and those who have nut et, en. rolled as members are cordially in vited to attend the meeting iil.so. "Yes. sir. You bet it is a food thing, and should li.ive the sup. port and encouragement of all. but I'll just wait awhile until it gets started and I see what it is going to do, and then I'll come in." Is that what von are sav ing when solicited to j.iin in tli movement for iucroas-'d lirori-ss and prosperity? Don't In- ,1 "waiter" :nd lotilc to the oI!:t fellow to do it all, but cum en in, right now, and give onr streivrh .tnd inlluence to aid in the good c iu-e. The man v'ni wants to enjoy the prospi-rii v jirovvd. 1 hy the other fellow's ellons is a sorry cit:z. 11, an doesii't deserve to he cont'd -t -il 1 1 GOOD CONDITION. Says tl:e Incpqctirg Er.jrinesr, P. Li. t.i hnnissian. Concenlns Track cf Valdosta South ern Raihv.iy. Between Madi so.) an! ald05ta- Frank P. I:miitn, Ir.sjn cliim Krgi. :ei r of lliB Sliitt lti 'ilioml Coiumis--ion, has reueinlv been ovir the line, f the Valdoriia Soul hern bclvein M uli on and Viddosia on a tour of inspection, mi i bis report of the condition (f biinie to the Coinmis sioneis, under dale of October I4lh, is as follows: lions. K. Ilu lson 1'uir, Xewlon A. lilio-h, R.ij al C. Dunr, Railroad Commissioners. (ICNll.liMI-X: I beg leave to submit the follow ing report of my inspection of the Georgia nnd Florida Railroad from Madison to the Georgia line: I tin -I the roail.b;d shows an lm provi mi nt since my last inspection in wiei nma exe iv iiiors and cm bi.iiUinenls, and is row in good con dition with the txiVplions of two cuts near the Georgia line, those have not been wide tied and are very rial row. Repairs are being made to the 're.st'e icris the XV mihieooelice riv er :ni I thi.-. is being put hi good con. di.ion, 'I he tiisa.T in good condi-i- 11 show-in; osly u very s'li.ill per 1 ni-ue lh.it rue "ot doiii tome mo vice. ''"e ti-re-'k v races in fairly gm d sui l-ic-' mill illinium nt, nnd is in g.iod coodiln n for liaelt laid with 10 Pi. hi!. y,.in's 1 i-s.,1 el fully , 1 l-1: k r. D un . I spet;':nir Kt'einecr.