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f S '.V. .4. A'N N OUNC E WI EN T g --T-rr -- . vT' ':i .. . . - 1 RAINY DAYS Come to everybody. Life has more ups than downs. Right now, while you are making, you ought to be saving, then when the downs come you will have something to fall back upon. Where is the money you have been earning all these years? You spent it and somebody else put it in the bank. Why don't you put your own money in the bank for yourself why let the oth er fellow save wThat you earn? . BE INDEPENDENT AND START A BANK ACCOUNT WITH THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF MADISON TOWN TOPICS. Oar 'Phone 76. spent Inst Stop by and see Taylor, Col. J. N. Stripling of Jacksonville as in the city this week. Taylor, tbe leading; clothier and fi.r mshier tor the best. Mr. and Mre. Louis A. Fraleigh left Monday aftemoou for a short visit to Jacksonville. Baltimore and has taken a position in Carter Millinery Store. Mrt. Chandler S. Jordan and little son, Spencer, of Jacksonville, are vlsit intr the lady's mother, Mrs. J P. Thomas, B. X. Tucker can sell you gcod Ken tucky mules and horses. See bim at Harrell-.lohnson Co., stable east of ourt houBe. ' 4w Mlrse Bertha Griffin aod Jamie Green of Greenville epent Friday and (aturflay in our city at the Merchacts, guests of Mr. James W. Smith. Mrs. S. D. Morrow huppened to what threatened to be a mit serious accident last week, having run a rusty nail in hr foot. She has suffered intensely with it but is now somewhat improved. In honor of her guests, Mies Staten otVsldosta, and Miss Broadwater, of Cumberland, Md , Mrs. A. Livingston, jr., entertained Saturday morning a (ew friends in an informal way. Rev. W. R. Iyey left last Thursday for Montgomery, Ala,, in response to a telegram announcing the death of hi ipotuer, which sad event transpired in that city on Wednesday of last week Mr Ivey will return to bis horns in this city to-day. Americans like to laugh, and this fact Is not overlooked by the Schubert Symphony Club. Several number on tbeir program, as well as their encores, art full of fun, and yoo will be highly sntertamed by their program at the Normal Auditorium on Tuesday, March 15lh. Madison is beooniing to full of auto mobiles thBt they have ceased to be I owelty. And by-the-way, now that we "avs so many of these machines, it is op to the Town Council to enact an ordinance governing the speed at which they bhall be operated within the corpo 'ste limits. w. X. Dickinson, one of the county's W citizens, has rcutod out his lands ' the southern port of the county and removed to Had won to stay. Madi sou la fortunate in securing o good i Wizsn, and we onlv wish tliat several hundred of the same kind could be in duced to make their hornet in our town general J. C. Davaot of Brooksville, "sjor general of lbs CorwederaU Veter ns, has announced that Mil a Clara CokhIds of this elty will be the Florida n, ... - fuunor at tbs annual Confederate re gion to be held in Moolle, Ale., next month, Thitlg a great lioLor most orthi:y bes towed. Mist Clara it one ' Florida's tnli-tal anil mnul .'kiaruiinif ughtra and we predict that at the r"Ht re-union do Stale will have u 't.mo1 charming than Florida, ""so Julia Hopkins of St. Augustine "u Alice Bullock of Ocala, are the 6f J.- 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 forcet 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, Davis5 JEWELER CITIZENS BANK OF MADISON, See Taylor's new goods. J. S. Baker, Sr., and Jr. Sunday iu Jacksonville. Par-a-sit-a-cide cures Itch in UOmiri utes. Price jO centB. Sold by D. ii. Smith. 8t Mrs. A. Livingston, jr., has returned from YaldoBla whore she s pent the pat week. Sum Marks, a popular and prominent young man of Jacksonville, spent Sun day In the city, guest cf Mr. aod Mrs. W. L. Parramure. Closed, will be compelled to clos Ki i day to open and arrange my big stock Of Summer Clothing, Shoes, Huts and Furnishing goods. The fruit trees tre all in bloom and be forests are liberally hesprluklei with the wild violet. All indications point to the arrival of spring, Lost: Red and blin k spotted oJ marked swallow fork and underbit in ight ear, swallow fork in left ear. Re ward for teturn to Willie rhaekleford. Claude L'Engle, candidate for United States Senate arrived in the city Tues duy night from Perry, and left earl) Wednesday morning for Live Oak.Wel- born, and Lake Park, Ga The Senator starts his third speaking campaign at Bristol next week. On Monday afternoon Mrs. Rol'io Joiner entertained the Woman's Mis sionary Society of the Baptist church, after the business session oi which b invited her guests to accompany her to the store of the Madlsou Drug C where tbey were treated to refni'iing drinks. Mrs. C. B. Smith entertained the members of tbe Woman's Foreign M Is sionary Society (Methodist) Tuesdai ufternooo in its regular monthly busi nest session. An unusually interesting program was enjoyed aod various plant laid looking toward a prosperous and profitable fiscal year. James W. Smith returned to bis home at Bennettsvllle, 8. C, on Monday after a visit of several weeks with relatives here. There is a etrcng probability that Mr. Smith will return to Madison in the fall and again make Ibis bis permanent borne a probability which bis many friends will be delighted to see become an actuality. We hear considerable rumor of the ereotion of several new brick buildings in the city during the summer. We are not uermitted to rtate just now as to where or by whom the proposed buiU ing will be erected but we re content to bide our time, beoiu-e as we under stand It the new building are praoll caily certain. Let tbe good work go on Wednesday of last week the annual meeting of the Woiuans Horns Mission Society of the Methodist Church was held from 10 to 12 A.M., with Mrs. At bert Vaon as the skilled hostess Tbe meeting was an important one, being tbe occasion for the retirement of th old ntticars and the installation of new ones. A review of the year's w.irk w; made which inspired each meinour with new fnitb and hope for the curren venr. At tbe conclusion of the buel ness session, Mrs. Venn, assisted b Meadainea J. T. and T. C. Vann and Miss Mave Vann served Several liiud of delightful cuke accompanying Till cream, and the ladies spent an bou socially with their cordial and winning Arc't thev pretty. Taylor's new goods Misses Mary end Modest Burnett of Cherry Lake spent Tuesday in town. J. U. Thomas is at home this week after a tour of inspection of several of the convict camps of tbe State. Miss Klein Stnten of Valdosta and her jtuest. Mis Ethel Broadwater, of Cumberland, Md , were the week enu guests of .Mrs. A. Livingston, jr. Don't forget that I am now located at llarrell-JohueiMi Co's., stables east of court house. Come and see me if you want ti liorse or mule. B . N. Tuckr. Col J. W. McKinnon is in Jackson ville this wtek attending the session of i lie Uraiid Lodge of Knights of Pythias s representative from the lodge at Perry. Mrs. IS. 11. McCall bail two charming youDg lady guests last Friday and Sat uulay in the persons of Miss Emma Joe ma e r i e wm ) e MADISON. FLORIDA AT THE CLOSST OP BUSINESS JANUARY 3lT,l9IO resources: Loans & Discounts Overdrafts - - Madison County School Scrip Furniture and Fixtures Cash in Vault and due from Banks Total, $228,070.72 1,41)0.52 8,154.'JG $ 4,314.52 64,987.70 $30G,98..42 ' e aa LIABILITIES: Capital Stock Taid In Surplus Undivided Profits (net) Dividends Unpaid Reserve for Taxes, DEPOSITS Total $50,000.00 5,000.00 14,010.14 220.00 1,220.00 23G.508.2d $30G,9S8.42 A. Livingston, jk., Pres. M. C. Drew, Vice-Pres. J. J. HARRELL, Vice-Pres. C. L. Morrow, Cashier. eer ! 5- a C:eeae0eaeee I Buggies, Wagons, Surries and Harness. Hiltt toil Mies Uemark, both of ul- dostn. The young ladies returned to their borne city Sunday afternoon. I have severed my connection with the Fraleixh-Liiiet-Shelfer Co., and am now ocated at the stables of the Ilarrrll liihiison 'o., e:st of the court house. Have Just received a carload of Hue iuIhs. Come ami see them. B N ucker. t To morrow (Friday) night is thedate, 7:30 o'clock the hour and the court nuse the place of holding the maes meeting cf the voters ot tbe town for the purpose of nominating officers for the current ar. He present and xercice jour right to vote with wisdom n I discretion A meeting in the Preebyterlan church is announced to begin l ues lay nigtir, March 22 and to include two Sundays. It will bs conducted by Rev. Dr. W. H. lilev one of tns leading vastus of Louisville, Kv. Everybody is invited t attend, aud all the other churches of Mdim are invited to co-operate fully nd make it 'heir meeting also The valuable Coggins let just north of the Pona Block, on the corner, has been secured by the First National HsnkBnil in the near future a handsome two story maybe, three-banking and nffine tmildiuii will be erected thereon l li is lot is one of the mist valuable he hus ness district of the towt, in fiiot, it is the only vacsnt corner lot ic nt busineee section. We understand that a pretty lung price was paid for the property. That loroer with a bandsoine building thereon will add materially io I lie attractiveness of our little city. 1 have opened up a place (if Imsiness at Devan Bros. Burn and have on hand a uod line of Uu,' gies, Wagons, Harness, elv. I will appreciate your business and will asuie you of courteous treatment and fair dealings. Take a look at our line and yet our prices before you buy. A GUARANTEED WAGON FOR $35 00 All prices reasonable, for cash or credit. J. J. NEWMAN Everybody invited to the opening Saturday at Taylor'. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Psrramore left Monday for Hampton Springs wtiere they will spend a week or tw We offsr our usual ten per cent. di' count on Ice coupon books bought for cai-h from this date to April 1st. Mad ison Electric Power Co. tf The choir of the Methodist church and also it Sunday school, with Mrs. T. C. Vano n cbnlrman of arrange ments, are both arranging an attractive P.uttBr nrnirram to be presented the evening ot Easter Sunday. lion. Danoettell- Mayt, Congressman from tbe Third District and candidate f r re-election, was In tbe city yester day looking after bis "political fences" and shaking hands witti his many friends. Mr. Mays has only a short while to maks bis campaign, congress t.inr in session. IS be will return to Washington in the Immediate future Mrs. Mays nccompauled him bere end lliey ere guests at tbe Merchant, Fleiscbmaon's Yeist received at Di al's Grocery Store fresh twice s week. Mr. S. W. Bowen of the West Yellow Pine Co., Olympia, wus a business visi tor in thecltv Monday afternoon. All persons indebted to tbe late C. B. Ashley, will call on me and make set tlement. Chas. E. Davis, attorney for Mre. Cora P. Ashley, administratrix. Hon. J. F. C. Orlggs, candidate for Congress, bit town from Apalachicola last Friday afternoon and remained is town and sections of tbe county until Saturday night. Mr. Griggs is leaving nothing undone to eno.mpasg bis nomi nation for Congress io the coming pri maries, and being a man of must genial personality makes friends wkerever be goes. Three full-size aeroplanes are in course of constriction by member of the Aero Club, Jacksonville, and it is said that before very long some local contest will be arranged for. 1 Easter Greeting. 1 ! With a grand line of Easter Hats, Easter i Dresses, Easter Shoes and Easter Cloth- ing for everybody at IT. 3. Beggs Is Company di of Honor. hostess.