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FIRST thing to consider in depositing mouey in a bank is spfiirity. The capital and surplus are the depositors protection fund. The NATIONAL government superintends and examines this hank. Our stockholders and directors are responsible, well-to-do business men. This BANK has been established over 14 years, during which time it has served the banking public faithfully and built up a large and prosperous business. The best service possi sible is none too good for our country customers and the people of MADISON ANNOUNCEMENT OF -R.. DAVIS, THE JEWELER. My business has increased to such an extent that I have been compelled to add to my repairing department anoth er shop-devoted to CLOCK and JEWELRY repairing and from now on I will turn out work promptly and every job GUARANTEED. Gather up the Clocks, Jewelry and Watches and bring them on. I have full line of WATCHES, CLOCKS and JEWELRY. Don't forget SPECTACLES. I know what I am doing when I fit you to Glasses and my price is less than half what others charge. Call in and see me any how. I like company. IR, Davis, JEWELER (?? STATEMENT OP THE ii CITIZENS BANK OF MADISON. m TOWN TOPICS. Our 'Phone 76. Kinder damp this week, eb ? GloyM for everybody at Taylor's. Earl Wilson of Cairo, Ga., spent last Friday in town. Seed Irish Potatoes, the best varieties at Stnitn's OrUK store. J, C. West, one of the prominent bus iness men of Greenville, was a visitor to our town Friday. Vim. Ivey, the paper bov. Ladies Horns Journal and Saturday Evening Tost. 2t Mies Kathleen Robertson left Friday afternoon tor Lake City where she will visit friends for some time. Fleincbmsnn'i Yesst received at PI it's Grocery Store frtsb twice a week. Henry L. Parratnore, a popular young traveling man of Jacksonville, was in the city en business Saturday and re aaioed over Sunday. All persons indebted to the late C. B. Ashley, will call on me and make set tlement. Chas. E. Davis, attorney for Mrs. Cora P. Ashley, administratrix. The names of Howell Yates, Ruth Wheeler, Wilna Coffee and Florlde IUndoll grace the Honor Roll ot tbe 7th and 8th grades for the month ot Febru ary, they having made an average each of more than 05 per cent. In all studies See tbe nerv Btyle collar st Taylor's. To-night is the lime for the holding of the regular monthly meeting ot tbe I Board at Trade, and It la hoDed and fx. pected that every member of tbe organ ization will be present aX tbe Council Chamber promptly at bslf past seven o cloik. At tbe opsra bouse to-night the Mad Uon Orchestra will favor the music loving public witb one ot its choice ooneerta. This organization deserves the enc?urngement and support of ev erybody in town and we hope that tbe house will be filled to tbe doors. Harried at tbe home ot the bride's parents at San Pedro, in this county, I nyuev. Dr. Mickel, Mr. J. P. Hannah of Poley, Ala., and Miss Trudie Hunter Feb. 23, 1U10. Tbe beat wishes ot all follow the happy couple to Ibeir new tome. Florida loses ons of her fair daughters but wbat Is our loss Is Ala daua'sgain. The first announcement of county candidates sppears In this week's pa Pr, the candidate being Hon. J. Ellia Blanton who aspires to represent the Tenth Distnot (Madison county) in the nennte of Florida. Mr. Blititon la an xperienoed legislator and with a strong following throughout the county will make it interesting for his opponents. The handsome drug store ot Daniel G. Smith baa been rendered even more attractive by tbe installation ot a beau tiful cold drink fouotain. the product tbe artistib conception and akill ot ine American Soda Fountain Co. The Pparatus embodies tbe latest Ideas and Improvements known to the nianufao- , 'jurers of such tbinga, and is indeed a pine ot beauty to vari cole red marble, plat glass, richest wood, band' oaaaly oarved. and rlenmina silver. To properly appreciate its beauty ons must view it, and Mr. Smith will heart '17 eloome all visitor. Overcoats at Taylor s Alonzo Rowe ot West Lake waa in the oity Sunday. Early Seed Corn a fresh supply at Smith's drug store. Mrs. W. A. Hamtnerley of Tampa is visiting Mrs. D. II. Yates. Mies Hiiffie Ha a of Greenville epnt last Friday in the city with ber sister, Mrs. L. C. Ruter. Par-a-elt-a-eide cures Itch in 30 min utes. Price 50 cents. Sold by D. ii. Smith. 8t Mrs. J. R. Kelley and little daughter Delores, bave gone for a abort visit to relativea in Bradford county. Reward to anyone who can find better clothing than that at Taylor's. Capt. W. D Griffin, one nf the ooun- ty's oldest and beat citizens, was a bus iness visitor In the city Monday from bis borne at Greenville. Lost: Red and black spotted sow, marked swallow fork and underbit in right ear, swallow fork in left ear. Re ward for return to Willie ehackleford Mr. A. E. Patteraon and family have moved to town from their Moseley Hall borne and are occupying tbe Tbomas cottage near the electrio plunt. We are glad to welcome this estimable fam. Uy as residents ot our town. Shoes? Why yes at Taylor's. Now that "the ice is broken" we naturally expect that tbe candidates for county offices will "full over them selves" to let tbe people know their de sires and we predict that next week several new announcements will nppear in these columns. Mits Nannie Campbell who has been the attractive guest of Mi. -a Stevle Dial for several weeks, left Friday afternoon for ber bom in Fayetteville, N. C , go log first to St. Augustine where she will spend a week visiting snd viewing tbs sights ot that ancient city. Mr, NT.D. Wi'.son, who lives and farms In tbe Ebb neighborhood, ws a caller at our sanctum lust Saturday and re newsd bis subscription for this paper. Mr. Wilson is enthusinstio because of tbe agricultural content Inaugurated bv the Board of Trade and will enter the sonteet on the corn proposition deter mined to capture the cash prize. Mrs. N C. Bevnn was the charming hostess of the Berean Clasa Thurrdty afternoon. There was a short business session and election of officers which are aa follows: President. Mrs. J. .1. Newman; Teacher, Mrs. N. C. Bevnn; Assistant Teacher and Class 'Reporter, Mrs. Al. Venn; Recording Secretary. Miss Dickinson; Treasurer, Miss Aunee Parramore. A pleasant feature of tbe afternoon was a literary contest in rhyme. Delightful refreshments were served by tbe hostess. We have in prospect an engagement ot tbe celebrated Svhubsrt Symphony Club and Lady Quartett Company of Cbirngo, and it i expected that they will be secured to give one othsir de lightful entertainments sbout "the 13tb inst. Tbis company gives a program of tb greatest variety, consisting ot lady quartettes, mandolin and guitar club, string, violin and vocal solos, amusing readings. In tbe Sch cherts w will get a musical entertainment that is enjoya ble from tb first to tb last not a leng, dull, olasaical affair, but a bright, interesting program ot mvsic'l choicest gems. rrr MADISON, FLORIDA AT THM CLOSaT OF BUMI AsTSS JANUARY Star, 9fO RESOURCES: Loans & Discounts Overdrafts - - - Madison County School Scrip Furniture 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 - - $ $228,070.72 1,4m. 52 8,154.9C 4,314.52 64,987.70 $306,983.42 $50,000.00 5,000.00 14,010.14 220.00 1,220.00 236,508.28 $306,9S8.42 A. Livingston, jr., Pres. ;j M. C. Drew, Vice-Pres. LrJ6oeeeea6e'e! J. J. Harrell, Vice-Pres. C. L. Morrow, Cashier. 3 Underwear at Taylor's. Walter Southall of Quincy was in the city last Friday on a visit to friends and relatives. Loat: My old hat and found a new one at Taylor's. R. E. Wilson of Cairo, Ga,, spent last week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J R. Wilxon, at Hamburg. FreBh boi! full line ot Garden Seed juat received at Smith's drug store. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Southall ot Quin cy spent last ireek with tbeir home folks In the Hamburg neighborhood. A dollar will buy 100 cents worth at Taylor's. Bayard B. Shields, one ot Jackson ville's prominent young lawyera, waa a business visitor in tbe city Saturday having business In the county fudge's cou rt. Lost: A gold buck! and locket watch fob. Monogram on locket, "J. J . N." Finder will be rewarded by re turning to J. J. Newman. Aborn Harris Smith, jr., arrived Sun day night from hta home at Dillon, Ga., and will spend several weeks with tbe family ot bis uncle, Columbus B, Smith. Later be will visit his uncle, Samuel B. Smith, at Hampton Spring. The I). P. C. and H. S. 9. club bave returned from tbe hunting grounds in the vicinity of the mouth of the Audita river where the members spent some- tking more than two weeks in ijtieat of big game. Ves, the boys report fair succe s but that ttey didn't bave the great big lime usuhI on their hunting trips is evidenced by the fact that none of them are talking much. Ordinarily, before the hunters have been at boras us long as they have from tbis trip "Bui lv" Gntlln baa talked to everybody in reach about tbe quantities of game kill ed end the many hairbreadth escapes ot tbe party from death and annihila tion. This time, however, "Bully"1 has been strangely quiet, from all of which we are forced to conclude that there wasn't "much a-doing" this trip. On Thursday afternoon Mrs. Willinm H. Dial gave ber friends a delightful guise of Whist in ber lovely home In honor of her daughter and tbe three at tractive young laities who were her boue guests. The decorations of crim-on cameliaa and violets blended beautifully witn tbe vices of southern emilax that draped the mant?la and windows of the spacious parlors. The refreshments were elaborate and re quired painstaking efforts to make them soeffictive. Mrs. Dial in a becoming gown grscioiisly presented to ber gueats Miss Campbell of Fayetteville. N. C, Miss Munford of Richmond, Ya., and M'sa Robertson of Jacksonville. Mix Dial looked "as pretty as a picture,' standing within a decorated alcove in tb reception ball serving punch from s bowl decorated with cherries and lus clou bunches of grapes The game was good naturedly contested. A nura ber tied for tbe prize, Mrs. Taylor whs the fortunate possessor, a handsome belt pin. Mis Mary Burton kept tb score of tb nine table. Tb hostess presen ted tb four young ladies tb benorees witb bow of exquisite design witb pins attached on which waa inscribed tb date ot tb pleasant fu notion. Tbe we maid of tb home, Miss Elisabeth, assisted materially Id keeping up tbe prestige ot house so wall known for its hospitality. Buggies, Wagons, Surries and Harness. I have opened up a place of business at Bevan Bros. Barn and have on hand a good line of Bug gies, Wagons, Harness, etc. I will appreciate your business and will assure you of courteous treatment and fair dealings. Take a look at our line and get our prices before you buy. A GUARANTEED WAGON FOR $35.00 All prices reasonable, for cash or credit. f J. J. NEWMAN p (Jail Al The Stationery Ste And Examine our Line of Illustrated Post: Cards Madison Views- Six Handsome Photographs of Mad ison scenes for five cents. Latest Ideas in Post Cards. A full Line of Stationery, Writing Pad3, School Books, Pens, Pencils, Ink, School Tablets, all kinds of Medicine's, etc., etc. Your close inspection cordially invited. Sewing Machines A Specialty. W. L. Tooke. 'Phone No. 47. Madison, Fla. Pant for papa, pants for son, at Tsy lor'a. Monday night's trains brought fifteen sdilitional students for entrano at tb Normal. It is fact that tb town is becoming congested witb pupils from other parte ot tb State. Hardlv a hoot in the town but has on or more boarder who are her attending tb school. Many mor could b easily persuaded to com if w could provide them witb accommodations. Tb mat ter is Important. Some provision must be made. Hurry up the dormitory. . Fine Clothing at Taylor's. For Disease of tbe Skin. Nearly all diseases of the skin such a eczema, tatter, salt rheum and barber' itch, ar characterized by an Intense itobiog and smarting, which often make life burden and disturbs sleep and rest. Quick relief may be had by applying Chamberlain' Salv. It al lay tb itching and imartlng almost Instantly. Many case bave been cured by its uas. For sal by W. B. Davi and B. F. Moelr.