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REPORT OF THE CONDITION .-OFjTHE FIRST NATIONAL BANK. AT MADISON, FLA, la the Sun'' Florida, at Close of Ituslnesi, January Hist 1610. AS CALLED FOR BY TH COMf. TltOLLK. REMOIKt'KM. .nil discount... 7,:I15 1R Jfjierdrift", secured and unsecured l,"iW m ll s HoiiiIb tn secure circulation 7ft,KKl.U0 pmiums on U. S. bond.... ,250.(K) Rr.nils securities, etc, and Premiums,. 21,2iI.U4 Saniilurc.nnn fixtures 4,WJ.UU But from Natron! Banks (not restive urrnts) tWM.Hl Due from Stale and Private Minks sail llaiiatrs, nu.v u.vinirk Hanks. fi.OOO 0U Due from approved reserve luents Check,! and oilier cash Items .... Soles of other Nnlioiml Bank.. yrsctronal fiiner currency, nick flu, ami cents lawful money reserve in bank, vis liwia'f wilder miles hVdcitM'Uoii lll,,u witlil'.S. Treas urer (6 per cent, of circulation) e.nro.T r.rri.wt muu 124.87 10.WI7.T6 ,0UO,UO SJW.OO 6U.SS7.12 Total fM.UbM I I tHII.ITll.M. Ciiital slock paid In Burpl'i'' f"i"1 lJiKtivt'K''l plot. In, less cxpcli 7fi, fKK( (10 IS.IKHI.UU , ISIl. II! Tri.iHKi.iiu itnd , laxi-p.iiii National Hank Soles outslandinu; ... . Ilnlileml.- l'n.ild Individual lUlmMls subject , click 117,(177.!. Ii'iiifliiil Liililicalcs of Deoasil 25,ml.lll TtmectrliiKatesuf dcpot.it. Si.non.WI tahliiet's cliciks ontstand- jnji 65S 82 sis,Mn.no iii'ji.liri.ii.' Total. STATE OF HI.OH1IJA, Countv of Madison, Ss, I, !.. A. MIAI.F.ICill, President of thciibnve PHineil liaiiK, do solemnly swear that the nbove lUlcimnl is true to the best of niv knowledge mid belief. I.. A. KKALhlliit, President. Subscribed and sworn to before me this Hill day )l rcn. 1MU. leai; A. L. VAXN, Notary Public. Cokkkct Attest: T. C. SMITH, I. h, UAUDliE, D.U. SM1I It, Directors. . TOWN TOPICS. Our 'Phone 76. Overcoau at Taylor's Did you got a yaleutlne? Gloves (or everybody at Taylor's. Mr. Redden Parramore is spending I few days at Hampton Springs. Seed Irish Potatoes, tbe best varieties itSniitu'i DruK store. George A, Davis, tup contractor, pent a lew days in town this week frith bis family. For Pale: Three house aud lots in town of Madison. See B. 8. Mc Id tyre tor particulars. Mies Elizabeth Maya of MoDticello is the charming guest of Mra. P. S. Cog frtos, having arrived to the city Tuesday afternoon. Go to the Smith Mercantile Co. for jour spring Oi fords. They have just received b complete line of Oxtords and Pumps in all grades. E. W. Irvine, the well known trave 'ling nan, mat a visitor to Madison Ibis week and received a .cordial welcome from his many friends. All persons indebted to tUe late C. B. Ashley, will cull on me and make set tlement. Cbas. E. Davis, attorney for Mra. Cora P. Ashley, administratrix. Mrs. Hoy ilC. Dunn ct, Tallahassee came down Saturday and will spend "bout two weeks m the city visiting her litters, Meedameg Claude and Charlie Morrow. A dollar will buy 100 cents worth at layloi s. ., The little shanty which has stood for ffitoy years on the corner went of Vanu Bros, store baa been torn away to make lluoe tor a new building which will be used as a grist mill by Mr. Aaron Horn. We are ulad to know that at last Madison la to have a grist mill, an industry which we have needed for a long lime, and we wish Mr. Home the greatest prosperity In his industry Reward to anyone who can Hud butter clothing tbuu that ut Taylor's. The Madison Bjard of Trade to en caurug,, the farmers of Madison county u to improve the methods of cultiva tion of fleltl crops, have appropriated a sum of money to be giveu as prizes tor Uie beet crops of various kious to be Mlsed on specified quantity of ground fluTiug this year. We have received the list of prizes and the rules under which the contest will be conducted, out being somewhat crowdi d for Bpace this week we are compelled to delay Publication of same until i.ext week, kookf or It in the next week's paper and go ia to win one or more of the oaab tlz. See the new styls oollnr at Taylor's Mr. John I,. Fonda made a business trip to Quitman Tuesday. Fleiscbmanu's Yeast received at Di al's Grocery Store fresh twice a week, Mrs. Colin McNair from Henderson, N. C, is v'siting her daughter, Mrs. Randell Pope. Par-a-slt-a-cide cures Itch in 30 min utes. Price 50 cents. Sold by D. U. Smith. 8t Miss Mumford, of Richmond, Va.,has come for a visit to her friend, MIfs Stevls Dial and will remain in Madison for several weeks. Go to the Smith Mercantile Co. for your spring Oxfords. They have Just received a complete line of Oxfords and Pumps in all grades. BenWaiing returned Friday night from a very pleasant visit to his broth er, Howell, at Port Tampa City. Ben looks very much improved by his trio. Fresh and full line of Garden Seed just received at Smith's drug store. We hear of several contempl ited buildings to be erected in our town in the near future, but are not permitted just yet to give particulars. Lost: Red and blin k spotted sow, marked swallow fork and untlerbit in right our, swallow fork in left ear. Re ward for return to Willie .-buckle-ford, There will be services at the Catholic chu ch next Sunday evening at' T:.''J consisting of Roearv and sermon. Maes .Monday morning at 7. Pants for pupa, psuts fur sun, nt Tay lor's . Superintendent Oeo. W. Tedder spent lust Saturday in Jacksonville utteutling a meeting of the Exrcu'ive Committee ot the Stute IMiicutinnul Association of which he is u member and chairman. Fine Clothing at Taylor's. Those who foiled to hear Uyrnn W. King ut the Auditorium I'uesduy n'ght missed the rarest literary treat of the season. Prof. King Is an elocutionist and lecturer of pronounced ability and wonderful charm and grace, ui;d his ecture "All the World's a Stige," abounded with pathos, wit and humor and whs presented with a dramatic fer vor, richness of voice and facial expres sion that was simply irresistible. We hope that Prof. King will visit us again some day. There is a deathly stillness pervading town politics. Here it is only about three weeks before the nr-minating pri mary and not a single stir of the politl cal breezes. Of course the "present incumbents" are content and will not seek to put life into the town campaign but is there not even one outsider who would like to get Into the game and give some of the present officials a "run for his money?" Get busy, somebody, and let us have a promise ct at least a little excitement. An entertainment will be given at Lee on February 25th under the au - spices of the School Improvement As sociation for the benefit of the school. the proceeds being used for the library and for beautifying the house and grounds. The pupils of the school and the members of tbe Association will take part in the exercises. Au admis aion tee ot 15 oeota for adults and 10 ceots for children between the ages if (j to 13 will be charged. The exercises will be held in the Woodmen's Hall and will begin promptly at ft:30 p. m Ever) body invited to attend. Madison in general and tbe Elizabeth Harris Chapter, U. D. C, specially, ar delighted with (he visit ot Sister Esther Cariotta, President of tbe Florida Di vision. Yesterday afternoon the Chap' ter and the honored guest were enter tained at the lovely home of Mrs.S. Alex Smith, where eaoh guest was warmly welcomed. A plensmit entertainment will be given by the Elizabeth Harris Chapter to tbe ladies of the town t meet Slater Esther Cariotta this after noon at 3 o'clock . Thib entertainment will be given in tbe parlor of tbe Mer Chun's and a pleasant time is anticipat ed. Bister Esther Curlolla Ik tbe bouse guest of Mrs. W. L. Parrauure. presi dent ut the local chapter. The family ct Mr. H. M. Willis had a nariow escape from sudden and violent death on last Friday. It was at the noon hour and a high wind was blow itig. An ancient and massive oak tree standing in the back yard was blown tlowo aud in falling fell fuir upon tbe rear part of the bouse utterly demolish ing aud crushing that part of the structure. The family bad just finished dinner and repaired to the main part ot the house when tbe tree fell and the dimug table which they had Just left was directly 'under that part ot the roof which was crushed in ami through which tbe heavy trunk of tbe tree crash ed. A considerable lot of furniture was badly damaged, one bed, in a rear room being torn into splinters. We confjrutu- late the family opon their escape. Oliristmas Is Coming AND FL- DAVIS, THE JEWELER, Is making full and ample arrange ments to furnish EVERYBODY with EVERYTHING nice and good. PRETTY NECKWEAR Is Popular this season. Remember, I have everything in GOLD JEWELRY, SILVER NOVELTIES FANCY CLOCKS and a big variety of WATCHES. Everything engraved F REE. Don't forget SPECTACLES are all at HALF PRICE, also CUT GLASS. IFL XD avis, JEWELER Underwear at Taylor's, Hon. H. C. Dunn, of Tallahassee, was in the city Tuesday, W. L. Tooke'e store telephone, No.47. Lot: My old hat and found a new one ut Taylor's. Tooke's stationery stors is the place to tiiid the up to datest pout curds. See his advertisement. For Sale: A good cow. See W. R. Ivey. We've bad enough cold weather for one winter. For one, we would bid Spring a joyous welcome. For Sale: Velvet beans, either in hull or cleaned. Write for prices. Rou & Hall. Lowell, Fla. Dr. Boswortb, the eye specialist who ha been at tht Merchants for the past three weeks, left for bis borne in At lanta yesterday. Fred Sanders Is agent for the Deline ator, the popular fashion magazine, and will be pleased to receive tbe subscrip tions ot all who desire to subscribe. , Will Davis left Monday night over the Seaboard tor St. Marks whereon Tues day he took a nnptba launch for the camps of the H. S. S. and D. P. C. hunting club at the muutb of tbe Aucil la river. Shoes? Why yes nt Taylor's. Rev. Charles Campbell, pastor of the. Quitman, ()., Preebyteriun church, oc cupied Dr. Mickle's pulpit in this city Inst Sundar, preaching a splendid ser mon at the morning service. In the evening a union service was li'-IJ at the Pieabvterian church,tbe other churches ot the city holding n service and giv ing their congregations the opportunity ot attending tbe service at the Prsby terian e'lurch. Mr. Campbell, Instead of preaching a sermon, delivered with tine efl'ect, a beautiful poem of his own composition entitled "The Search." be reverend gentleman proved himself an elocutionist ot ability aud the beau t.fnl thought and words tt the poem pleased and edified all who heard it. The music at this service v.as specially good being rendered by a full choir with Mra. Reeve as soloist. 1 he Valentine Dunce at the open bouse wus largely attended and many of Madison's graceful devotees ot the art Terpsichoreun gladly look advant age of the opportunity to while away a few hours to the mains of dreamy waltzes, two-steps and the graceful movements ot quurdrilles, lanciers and brn dances. The youthful pupils of Miss Kathleen Robertson gave evidence of their careful training; in sailor's burn pipes, cake walks, and other fancy dancee. The program, which included several numbers by the little folks, was curried oft' with never a bitch and the grace aud beauty ot tbe little ones will be long remembered by fond parents who were present to witness tbe evolu lion's of their darlings When this part ot the program was completed the Moor waa given over to dancers of all ages and the merry whirl continued until after the midniubt hour had sounded. De lightful refreshments were served dur ing the evening, and altogether the oc casion was one of great delight and pleasure to everyone present. r7eie V-assi)aiiistsssss''"ji STATEMENT OF THE a e e ft a V CITIZENS BANK OF MADISON, MADISON. FLORIDA AT THK CLOSK OF BUSINESS JANUARY 3fsr, 19tO RESOURCES: Loans & Discounts -Overdrafts - -Madison County School Scrip B'urniture and Fixtures Cash in Vault and due from Banks - Total, LIABILITIES: Capital Stock Paid In - -Surplus .... Undivided Profits (net) Dividends Unpaid Reserve for Taxes, DEPOSITS Total - - A. Livingston, jr., Pres. M. C. Drew, Vice-Pres. ftitf'ft'!!l!ftftftftftft!&ftftftftftfti!!ftfti!'liftl!i r0tstftfttee):iiisici f ( V-SiiSZ JUST received! . m Jt M f m r WHITE HICKORY WAGONS . These wagons are first class in every respect urnl we GUARANTEE them to be as good (if not better) than any wagon made. A has one of these wagons that has been in use for THIRTY YEARS can any wagon beat that? Ttr i,. i ,i -t n :. it i v U aiMj iiiivt a gunu mie ui unties, liiti uos, nay nt Robes, Etc. Give us a chance before you buy. Every- fhi thing sold under a positive GUARANTEE prices reasonable, for cash or credit. J. J. NEWMAN AT SEVAN BROS. STABLES Call At The Stationery StOfe And Examine our Line of Illustrated Post Cards Madison Views- Six Handsome Photographs of Mad ison scenes on one card for five cents. Latest Ideas in Post Cards. A full Line of Stationery, Writing Pads, School Books, Pens, Pencils, Ink, School Tablets, etc., etc. Your close inspection cordially invited. I Sewing Machines A Specialty. Early Seed Corn a fresh supply at Smith's drug store. Get busy, candidates. Let the "dear people" know the particular job you are after holding down. The committee has told you what you must pay for the privilege of having your riame printed on the official ticket and the law says you mustn't "give up" anything except for legitimate expenses. No need to wait longer. Bring us in y.ur "V ' and we will put the people ' wise" to what you want. t:ii b o $228,070.72 1,400.52 8,154.96 $ 4,314.52 64,987.70 $306,9S8.42 $50,000.00 5,000.00 14,040.14 220.00 1,220.00 236,508.28 $306,988.42 J. J.'Harrell, Vice-Pros. C. L. Morrow, Cashier. ft as f ana r a -x ' man in Madison county 4 De.vs Editor: I came to your beau tiful city from my home in Atlanta front "Greenland's ley Monrtt'Rs" to the "Land of Flowers" three weeks ago. 1 was a stranger to everybody but the one person I came to serve, and in leaving your beautiful city mid your hospitable people I beg to thank all I met for kindness and courtesy. I have been a citizen of Atlanta all my life and if I could live tbere in tlis summer and fall months and live In Madison all oth er months, I would be in Heaven, al most. Respectfully, Dr, Boswortb.