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0 o tla. People BdCetiy KIzio w I Ten years ajjo our business was Established witli a Capital of $1,500.00. To-day. wo have a Capital and Surplus of $-30,000.00. Sales liuve increased from $H.i(Mo $S0,000 per annum. Floor Spare lias increased from '2700 Square Feet to 20.100 Square Feet, Number of Em ploytvs from 0m: to l-'ifU-cn. and ST1U, WE (ilfOAV. We have Krovii where others have failed or stood still. THERE'S A REASON: A SQUARE DEAL to EVERYONE at all Times Explains It! Large Buying Enables us to set Prices that Defy Competition. .' ! 6 6 Furniture and House Furnishings If a boy lovss a girl that's his business if the igves u2 bay that's her business. li they gst msrrisd that's ihair bus'ne;s. Rut whan itccmss t3 furnisfrngthe house- ihefs OUB BUSINESS ! An immense stock of Furniture. Stoves and House Furnishings to select from. C LOT laXN" Q- For Every Man, Woman and Child. Little Higher in, Quality. ti I litis lower in Price, Is what is being said of our new fall line of high grade suits. An exceptional showing of Ladies end tlissesSuits Goats & Skirls 1ST "We Sell E-rer3rtliIn. vi;w i.'iiMtisr., i i!n M O..I.I H, ..,.hJ ),;;, -'S..:.l. TJ ;. .) . . )vm. M.u.so.1. Fio'l.'a. n1 . : , ,. M ! .; i.c i.o, UN.;,., a. : ..( v. ,h ;l, : wyiis n. s.Muii.Fdhcr.''"" I . I'll' S I " I. . , .,1'ICI- i- i"!1.'. -r. A v, .vo !;m i;r:: i, vu). N" b t. t ':. 111. in- li ,.f Tn-( kiys and Thanksgiving uvltre J. T Jieriiiir '. an ai;ed -rl jnoiniiifiit citizen of ( ,. ;,, uass .-, died in thai . iy last l-Vkay Ilf wa widely known thr uhout .ill Fi. i lr' i. Tin; people of Duv.ll LiMinty last week voieil an issue of one iniHion dollars worth of bonds for I lie building if god mails throughout tlx- county. Other counties in the Stale might pro fit by this examnle The regular monthly meeting of i he Hoard ot Trade will be lielil in the Council chamber to night, livery progressive citizen should be there ai'd give his as sistance in whatever nay h.. un. dert.il.en for tl.e public good. Dr. Cook, the Arctic explorer, has been very quiet and digni fied under the aspersions of Peary anJ liis gng, but he has now waked up ami is doing a little strong talking himself. He'll soon have his maliguers on the run. STAY ON THE FARM. I'he Jacksonville Metropolis oilers the following splendid ad vice to youny men. "Ii is no new thing. It is old. It U unfortunately true, how ever, just the same to-day as it lias been fur a generation or more. The boy on the larm.tho 'on of a prosperous farmer, has 'j'purtuuities for education and .'Velop'Ueilt to-dav that Wtiv unltm.wii a generation atro. The dilliculty lies in the fact that Just sooa a hoy gets a suiattei- ii'.g of an education lie develoos a disiaste kw the tilling of the He wants to be a doctor. twyer or clerk. He wants to be soiiietbinir n i,, The result is that he coir.es to the cite, the ritv u-iil, Oo , v.romnents of evil, its oppor tunities for dissipation, i t s crowded condition in the avenues ol trade and tralilc. is not good lor t lie boys. The result is the oiti-s are tilled up with young ui'-ti wbo ought to be farruinir. running truck Hardens and dointr that class of work instead of be- C Jllli'lLr ll.illent itipi it. l, -it.. We b. lieve in cultivating in the public mi i;d a entiment in favor 1 having an educated farminir p.Uiulation. To be a farmer does not mean to wear long whiskers, I,'IV'' nnkept hair and talk bad .. . . .-ii develop an absence of refinement. Tae mi;ressive man who is a fanner, who be lieves in having up-to date methods in fanning, who has plenty to eat of products that are raised on the farm, is ten times better off than the average citizen of the city. "Boys, by all means stay ou the farm. " V town that never has any. thing to do in a public way is on the way to the cemeterv. Anv citizen who will do nothing for his town is helping to dig the Krave. A man that curses his town furnishes the rollin. Th ram who is so selfish as to have no time from his business to give to city affairs is malnn.r the shroud. The man who will not advertise is drivliiL' the hearse. The inau who is always pulling back trom anv iiublie enterprise throws boinpiets on t I. rr., nieKiave. iiie man who is so st:ngy to be howling hard times preaches tlie funeral, sings the doxology, and thus the town lies buried lrom a'l sorrows anrl care.-.Warneija (Ga ) Times. Judge Ulount has declined the proposition made by J u d g e Heeves to enter into a preliraina. ry primary for choice of a West Florida candidate for the United States Senate, and in declining Judge Reeves gives some excell ent reasons for his position. The lime for idling. or rather, leisure, is old ane. not vomb truthfully says au exchange. There is scarcely any sight more pitiful than that of a vounc man idling time away, thereby sap ping manhood and degenerating in'.o a droiu and a burden upon society. Let a man be industri. ous in his youth and nrime ot lile, that in old age h may en joy the leisure and tranquillity he has earned by his labor. "I do not believe that Tt-v.i., will.be th" Democratic candi- uale for the presidency," says Xonn.ni E. Mack, who is chair man ot the Democrntic National committee. Maybe not. Hat if lie isn't it will be don't want tj be. Cotton continues to "hump" and we are strengthened in our opinion that Sea Island will be 'l.hig for thirty cents per pound within a short time. We hope that when the bi-r nrir i available that the producer will me one to realize it and not the speculator John I), Rockefeller has given one million dollars for the erad ication of the hook worm in this country. As the ravages of this pestiferous insect are coiiHiim.i almost entirely to the South necessitating the spending of the pnncely sum in our own land, we people of the Smith ought to feel verv irratAf.,1 f our "Uncle Johu" and not kick too hard if the price of oil up a half cent or so in the next tew months. This is the date set for the re organization of the' Seaboard Ka.lway Co.. and the receiver, ship under which that great system ha, operated for many nont lis will be luted. John Skelton Williams will in all probability again be put at the 'Jt the affairs of the system. The organization or re-organi. zation of boards ot tra.b. clumbers of commerce!,, many Horida towns is a notable oc currence these days. It speak8 of commercial activity and all that means to city, county and state.-Pensacola Journal. And Madison with tier newly organized and activ h.A J trade is strictly in iioe with the The Savannah News has dis covered a new disease and claims that it is abroad in the land to. day. The News in nnnouncinff its discovery says: "What queer ailments we suffer, and don't know it. Only a few years back nobody knew there was any such thing as appendicitis, and then literally tens of thousands of persons had it A year ajo came pellagra, which few ever heard of before, and then ihe hookworm, also an mil.-ni.ieiv and now pellagra and the hook worm are almost even. .vli.n Presently somebody is ir,in in discover megrim, and then there will be another howdy.do. Asa matter of fact, megrim is abroad in the land at this very moment. Did you know it? Do you believe it? If not, look in Hie dictionary and see." The holiday season is ranidlv approaching. Now Is the time for the wide-awake inerHvint to let the people know what he has to offer in seasonable goods. An advertisement in these columns will not cost you a great dea but will be the nieansof putting ni-iny dollars into your till. Our representative will be glad to cad upon you if you are open for business. '1'lie widely advertised decis ou ;f the cotton manufacturers to shut down their mills because ft the high price of cotton was met by the cotton holders with a firm determination to hold on to their product until even bet ter prices are offered, and cot ton continues to soar. Keep it "P. farmers. You've n-nf th wvcuieui. bulge on the manufacturer.