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MADISON. FLA.. THURSDAY. MARCH 24, 1910. $1 A Yt'kJt Seweraf e Contract Awarded. On Wednesday night cf hut weeU ' the Town Council met in special session for tbe purpose of consider, iug bids for tbe construction of tbe proposed sewerage system, due no tice of which bad been jriven by ad yertising in tliis and other papers. At tbe meeting representatives of seven diffeient contracting firms were present and presented sealed bids for tbe work ranging from 121,469, the lowest, to 12-1,796 80, the higlieet. After carefully considering all bids tbe Council awarded tbe contract to tbe Dysard Conduction Co., of At lanta, for tbe sura of 21,Gu0,50. , This sum is 130.70 more than tbe lowest bid submitted, but the lvove. senlalives of the two bidders being Si-bed as to the mateiial upon which the estimates were based, the next lowest roan named that which the Council thought was tbe best made sml upon this statement the contract was awarded. Mr. Djsard, the sue cessful bidder, was present and a contract fur tbe work was immedi atcly entered into and signed up by . tbe interested parties. Work will be commenced just as soon as the pre liminary arrangements can be per fected. Concerning tbe successful bidders we clip 'be following from tbe Moultrie, Ga., Observer of Feb. I8tb, in which city sewerage has just been completed: "Moultrie's new system of sani. tsry sewers ie complete, the job hay ing been turned over to the city and full settlement made, Mr. Dysard, of the Dysaid Construction Com pany of Atlanta, who bas been bere Most of tbe time to personally super intend tbe sewer work, returned borne last nlgbt, carrying with him tbe satisfaction of having done one of the neatest jobs of tewer work it has ever been bis privilege of doing. He also carried with him the thanks and warmest appreciation of tbe city officials who were thrown with him in the work and observed bis liberal interpretation of the contract in tbe city's interest, and the thoroughness and the excellence of all tbe work done. "The Dysard ConstructionCo.was 'not tbe lowest bidder for the sewer work,buttbe contract was given tbe company because of the recom mendations it bad from other for whom work bad been done. In Moultrie Mr. Dysard bas proven that bis renutatlon was not over drawn and that the Increased price Paid him was monev well spent. In addition to doing tbe city good work he has made many friends. " Our Stock is Now COMPLETE IN EVERY DEPARTMENT We Want Your Business. We GUARANTEE Everything we Sell! If you MUST have t-u i-'Uliai o, UUIilU IV SCO .... Lee News. Mrs. S.J.IIarrell of Montgomery, Ala., is here visiting ber Diece, Mrs. Dr. Mfckler and family, A number of Lee children attend ed tbe Easter egg bunt at Mr. Tbos. Miller's on Saturday, given in hon or of Miss Nora McCall and Mrs. Bryant McCall's children of Jen nings. Tbe millinery opening given by Brown & Davis last Saturday prov ed to be quite a success. Mr. Brincc Lamb bnl (juila a ser. ious accident on Sunday lust, by fulling and disloiath g bis shoulder, lie was Immediately brought to Dr. Mickler, who promptly set tbe limb, and at hst report be was listing very well. Mrs. Dr. Mickler and ber sunt, Mrs. Ilarrell went down on early train Friday to EHaville and took breakfast with Mr. and Mrs. Scar boro, after which they spent the morning on tbe banks of tbe old Suwannee and Withlachoochee riv ers, reluming, on noon train, after having spent a very pleasunt morn ing through tbe hospitality of Mr. and Mrs. Scarboro. There will be easter exercises by the Sunday School at Stonewall church on Easter Sunday afternoon beginning at 3:30. All are cordially invited to attend. There will be an Easter egg bunt for the children In the grove at Lee on Monday after Easter; all are cor. Jially invited to come and brings ggs. Jurors for Serine Term of Court The j':ry for the Spring term of Circuit Court which convenes tbe second Monday in April is as fol lows: Tom Thomas, W. L. Stephens, Jobe Williams, R. E. BaUey, R. B. Warren, John Mazingo, W.R. Wimberly, J F.Littleton, W. L. Tooke, J. W. Loper, T. J. Shaw, jr., T. P. Cates, W. M. Burton, L. C. Cash, V. F. Howard, J. W. Gaston, A. M. May, S. J. Duyal, D. M. Wood, J. T. Woodard, W. II. Dial, L. S. Warren, John Mercer, R.F McCullough F. J. Jeffooat, D. N. Henderson, A. II. Morrow, W.T. Kent, O. A. Henderson, W. II . Burnett, (i. C. Vsnn, R. C. Reams, T. L. Rogers, Dan Carter, L. B. Jams, Wm. C. Smith. A movement is on foot In Gaines. ville to have tbo city own Us own electric light plant. a Cheap Buggy, such as you see m catalogues ana newspapers lor tony to j?nty ,-,eQ-nri ttt -mill Riinrjlv your wants, but remember, we do not guarantee a thing, but i w ...... r i. -r t TTatf WT,iUo Plnetta News Rev. T. C. Bradford 6 1 led bis regular appointment here last Satur day and Sunday. Tbe cold snap last week did con siderable damage to young gardens. We trust this is the last real winter weather we will see Ibis seasou. S. T. Corbett mado a business trip to Valdoslu Monday. Dr. J. I. Kinsey moved into bis new houe last week which bas just been completed, Mr. and Mrs. Kuss expect to leave some time this week for their home in Spartanburg, S. C. They were culled uere some lime ao on ac count of their son's Mines. The debate lust Friday night was a decided success, the sul jeet beinr, "Resolved, that Intemperance is more destructive than war." Tbe judges decided in favor of the nega tive. Spring lime bus undoubtedly ar rived hern as wo noticed lam Sunday a surrey in full bloom. The Pinetta literary and debating society will bold its regular semi. monthly meeting Friday night, April 1st, at which time a subject of great importance to all will be up for dis eussion, the subject is, "Ilesolved, that bonding Madison County for One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars for the purposu of building good roads would be a great benefit to the County." On this speciul subject no speakers will be assigned by the committee to either side of the question but tbe subject will be open to any and all who wish to speak. The committee bas already been assured of two speakers from Madison, viz: Dr. D. II. Yates and Rev. W. H.Whitnell, both of whom are interesting and instructive. Everybody who ca afford to be present should do so as you will be sure ot hearing something good, After the debate the ladies ot tbe School Improvement Association will serve a supper, consisting of everything good to eat including oysters and lee cream. Tbe proceeds arising from the supper will be ap plied by the School Improvement Association lo any improvement which Ibey deem proper for the school. This important meeting will be belli on the second floor of Mr. W. H. E. Terry's new brick store. Tbe.e will be ample room and com fortable seats arranged for every, body. Speaking begins promptly at 6 o'clock and supper will be serv ed immediately at the clote of tbe debate. Let everybody come, - -wrill etenr1 "htr t.hftm. REMEMBER. W6 Mlli-bell Johnson Is the nam ot a "black, blubber-lipped" nwo who by rHthts beloncs to the county j.il await inn the convening of court to be tried on a chaos of murder committed a week or two aijo, but who took "iff bail" Saturday afternoon and is now nobody seems to know whr The negro was ud for preliminary hearing before the enmity Jiultfi Saturday mom ing and was committed without ball to await trial at the approaching term of court Saturday afternoon deputy NlierilT llutlcr Horton vlnlted t lie jnil anil neglected to aeiMire the guts leading Into tho j ill enclopu ie. Kutcr'nff the jail the priBoi.ers poinpliiiije 1 of cold nod .) hnkon eetit intit (lie yard for a turn uf wo.'d. Finding tbn natt un locked the negro pawed Ihici'inh and made good liia en-ape and he hnen't yet returned with the turn of wood. John eon killed another negro on the nnjht nf the l'Jth) mat., at one of t lie turpentine et ills in the northern part of the county. Sheriff Stanton ia making diligent eearcb for him end hopes to land In in before a great while. SUCCESSORS TO JORDAN, ASHLEY t& CO. IITSTJEAITCE g We represent leading Companies in Fire, Life, Liability, Tornado, JJ Live Stock, Automobile Insurance, and will go on your bo -d, w Your interests with us ate always guarded. We appreciate your 3 2 business. S P. J. Parramore has entire charge Wi7TT I am prepared with the latest and best machinery to bore you a well of any size. I guar, antee satisfaction both in work 1 Tf J. 11 w ana price, 11 put down let you. Gordan P. MADISON, . Notice- Tbe tax books will close on Mon day, April 4tb, next. Let every tax payer come in by that tunc ami pay their 190'J taxes, also tube notice. Unit April 9th, Is the Intent date up on which tbe poll tnx can be ( aid lo allow voter to vote in primary and bond election. Voter is required by law lo pay bis poll tax bini-elf, ft hcinu unlawful to send amount by any one else, so the public will plea take not ice d tie governnl accord ingly. Respectfully. S. J Ellison. Tax Collector. . --r - Spring Millinery Opening. March 24 25 and 26. The late-t si li s for S.riuz and Summer including reproductions of the newest md most beautiful Paris and New York patterns, wi I be dis played at J, E. Carter's Millim-ry Store on above dates. Everyone ii most Co diallv invited to attend jj of the business at the same n III re 1 RnPTMr: 1 you wtuiia, weu me figure with Wadsworth FLORIDA IK , "II , . . & ii Will Sell YOU lUSt as M ii you will ouy our juv xj-lj jej vcuiwoo w v j - uneap as anypoay auu ttio noxo m j - raleiglL-Xjixies-SlDLelf ex Co'r.