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h rf KA and Advertiser. NEW SE1UKS VOL. X, NO Mi A A NEWS Ir A.1LA 1 35, PALATKA. FLORIDA. TTITTliSinAV SF PTF.MWP.P icn , a- . eiVKi .m V COfYHIOMT, 1902 A. a. KUtSCHBAUU CO. hadthe extremes The Prudent Man Should Take Advantage of this Sale. The mark down extends through our Hat Department and all summer goods. Fearnside & Company. culatlszsL, Plorida. NOTI E ' OF APPLICATION FOR Tax Deed Under Section 8 of Chapter 48S8Lawsof Fieri la. Notice Is hereby Riven that J. B. D. Woodhurn A Co., purchaser of Tux Certi ficate No, 22, dated the 2d day of July A. D., HMO, has filed said certificate in my office, and lias made application for tax deed to Issue In accordance with law. Said certlllente embraces the following described property situated lu Putuam county, Florida, to wit, : NE of no J and nw J of bv . section 9, township 8, range 2fi - 80 acres. The said land being assessed at the date of the Issuance of Biich certillcato In the name of Unkuowu, Unless said certificate Bhall be redeemed according to law, tax deed whl Issue thereon on the 1st day of October, A, D.; 11102. Witness my official signature and seal this the 27th day of August, A. D., l'.)02. 8eal JOSEPH PRICE, Cierk Ct. Ct. of Putnam county, Florida. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOP. Tux Deed Under Section 8 of Chaptei 4888, L iws of Plorida. Nollco I" hereby given that J-. B. I). Woodhuru It Co., purchaser of Tax-Certificate No. 31, dated the 2d day of July. A D.,1000 has filed said certillcato lu iuj office, and has made application for ta deed to issue in iiecordanco with law. Said certllleate embraces the following desoribed property situated in Put mm. ouniy, Florida, to wit : SR , section It), township 8, range 20 100 acres. Tht said land being assessed at the date of the Issuance ofsueh certificate in the name of Sar ah A. Pierce. Unless said certificate Bhall be redeemed aciiording to law, tax deed wlli Issue thereon on the 1st day of Octobor, A D.. 1002. Witr.css my official signature and seal this tlio 27lh day of August A. D., 1002. Seal JOSEPH PRICE, Clerk Ct. Ct. of Putnam county, Florida. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR Tax Deed Under Section 8 of Chapter 4888, Laws of Florida. Notice Is hereby given that J. B D. Woodhurn A Co., purchaser of Tax Certi ficate No. 33, dated the 2d day of July A. D.. 1000, has liled said certificate iu my office, and has made application for tux deed to issue in accordance with law. Said certificate ewbra"es the following described property situated in Putnam county, Florida, to wit: . E. J of nw J, nw J of so , se of se , j nnunuu zi, town6Uip o, uange so iuw acres. Sahl land being assessed at the date of the issuance of such certllleate in the name of Peter Price. Unless Bald certificate shall be redeemed according to law, tax deed will issue thereon on the 1st day of Outober, A. D., 1002 Witness my official signature and seal this ths27ih day of August A. D. 1902. Se.il - JOSEPH PRICE, Clerk Circuit Court, PuluamCo.. Florida. NOTICE OF APPLICATION (FOK T. x Deed Under Section 8 ol Chapter 4888, Laws of Florida. Notice Is hereby given that J. Vt. D. WooOburn A Co.. purchaser of Tax Certificate No. 35, dated the 2d day of July, A. D 1900, bav filed said certifi cate in my office, ami has made appli cation for tax deed to issue in accor dance with law. Said certificate em braces the following described property situated in Putnam county, Florida, to wit: N of nw J, section 22, township 8, Range 90 40 acyng The sahl land being kBsessed at the date of the Issuance of such certificate in this name of ST. 8. and Peter Price. Unle s said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, tax deed will Issue thereon on the 1st day of October, A. D 1902. Wlfness my official signature and seal this the 27th day of August. A. D . 1902 Scal J( 1SKPH PRICE, lerk Ot. Ct. of Putnam County, Florida. The total shipments of lumber from the port of Jacksonville during he month of August was 10,8oO,K5 feet. Four thousand six hundred head of rattle have been shipped from Char lotte Harbor this season at an aver se prioo of $12.50 per bead. Our midsummer mark down sale of Light Weight Clothing is a money saver to the people No trouble to find a perfect fit. Why not profit by our efforts to oreak up the regular mid-summer dullness. Hot weather in the year in can't wear out are ottering in are the most conservative we have went a long time NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR Tax Deed Under Section 8 of Chapter 4SS8, Laws of Florida. Notice Is hereby given that J. B. D. Woodburn A Co., purchaser of Tax Cer tificate No. 30, dated the 2d dayrif Ju y, A. D. 1!MH), has hied bald certificate in my office, and has made application for tsx de,ed to issue In accordance with law. Said certificate embraces the following described properly situated In Putnam county, Florida, to-wit : W. I of sw, J, section 23. township 8, range 2080 acres. The said land being assessed at the date of the Issuance of such certificate in the name of Unknown. Unless said certificate shall bearedeenied according to law, tux deed will Issue thereon oi the 1st day of October, A. D , 1!I0'2. Witness my ofllcla1 signature and seal this 7th day of August. A. I) 1002. Seal JOSEPH PRICE, Clerk Cf. Ct. Putnam County Florida. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR Tux Deed Under Section 8 I hnpter 4888, Laws of Florida . Notice Is hereby given that J. B. D. Woodhurn ft Co, purchftserof Tax Certifi cate No. 37, dated the 2d day of July, t. D., IOOi), has filed said certillcato hi my ifllce, and has made application for tax leed to issue in accordance, with law. 'aid certificate embraces the following leS'M'ibcd property situated in Putnam county, Florida, to wit : Ne. J of so. J, bw. of sc. J, section 24, township 8, range 20- 80 acres The said land being assessed at the date of the Issuance of such, certificate lu the name of Unknown Unless said certillcato shall be redeemed ac cording to law, tax deed will Issue thereon on the lstday of October, A. D., 1002. Witness my official signature and seal this the 27ih day of August, A D., 1002. Seal JOSEPH PRICE, Clerk Ct. Ct. of Putnam Co :nty, Florida NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR Tax Deed Under Section 8 of Chapter 4888, Laws of Florida. Notice is hereby given that J. B. D. Woodhurn A Co, purchaser of Tax Cei tifl- cate No. 39. dated the 2d day of July, A, D 1900, has filed said certificate in ray office, and has made application for tax deed to issue lu accordance witn law Said certificate embraces the following described property situated in Putuam countv. Florida, to wit: Ne. li of section 30, township 8, range 0 ICO acres. The said land being assessed at the dale of the issuance of such certificate In the ' name of A. H. Whittiiker. Uuless said certificate shall be redeem ed according to law, tax deed will Is sue thereon on the 1st day of October, A. D , 1902 Witness my official signature and seal this the 27th day of August A. D., 1002. Seal JOSEPH PRICE, Clerk Ct. Ct. of Putnam County, Florida. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR Tax Deed Under Section 8 of Chapter 4HH8, Laws of Florida Notice is hereby given that J. B .D Woodhurn A Co., purchaser of Tax Certi ficate No 148, dated the2d day of July, A. D. 1000, has filed said certificate In my office, and has made application for tax deed to Issue iu accordance with law. Said certificate embraces the following described property Bltuated lu Putuam couuty, Florida, to-wit: N. i of ne. J, se. J of Di 1, ne. of se i4, section 3, township 9, range 2u - 153 acres. The said land being assessed at the date of the lssua ice of such certificate in the name of Unknown. Unlcs said cerllftte shall be redeemed accord ing to law, tax deed wil issue thereon on the lstday of October, A. D. 1002. ' Witness my official elgnatuie and seal this the 27th day of August, A. D. 1002. (skat,) JOSEPH PRICK. Clerk Circuit Court Putnam Co.. Florida , Jiotice to City Taxpayers. Nollco U hereby irlven li ! AiwmwmeiU Boll it the ( Itr Pl' KlorUlu, tor tli uii- of will heopmiwl l"r the uU.,n of ixe ihereon, on the and any ol OcioImt, I . On all fixes UKin m'l R..I1 reiutlnliiit due and unlaid on he lot dv of Jnorjr, null. 111 toret will lK.-hirelfr"m thedMeol the piin-ll.-lononiiln"itcetlhe rule of Twi Ivim U'i per eenl per annum, U'JI interest added to in. UXM andj..lted. f September tad, Wua. t ill Ta tolleutor lasts nine months Florida and style the nobby suits we two seasonsthey ago. near GorivWaU, MISS JANE WEEKS MR. THOMAS DAY. A Day is gained, A Week is lost . But time cannot complain; For soon there will Be Days enough To make a week again, If you have any proper ty of value which is not insured, do not put off in suring it a WEEK, in fact do not lose a DAY with out insuring with G. Loper JhtUey &. Co. E OF TOTHKSlir.lUKFOF PUTNAM COITNTY, STATE OK FLOUIl'A He It known, that I, H. CLAY CKAWFOKD, Secretary of - lute , f the Htilo of Florida, do hereby t'lvo notice that a General Election will be held lu Putnam Counly, Slate of Flori da, on Ttu'Hday next micceeiHnjr the llrst Mon day In November, A. 1). llMi, the oald Tuosday being Ihe Fourth Day of November, For one lleirosentatlve of the Second Congres sional District of Florida, In tho Fifty-eight uonuroHB ol the culled stales. For Secretary of siate of tho state of Florida. For Comptroller of the State of Florida For one Juntleo of tho Supreme Court of the State of Florlde. For two Itallroad Commissioners of the State of Florl la For Stat-! Senntor for Twenty Sixth Senatorial Dlsll li t ot the State ot Florida. For two Meuibere of tho House of Bepresonta tlves ot tho state uf Florida. 1-or TtlX AHHHl'SHOr. For Tax Collector For County Treasurer. For Ave County Commissioners. For llireo members of the County Board of Public Instruction For Justice of the Peace In and tor the follow ing Justice Districts, viz : No. No. No. No. No. No. - 1 5 111 15 2 6 11 P.! i- :t 7 i.i tm 4 1) H . For Constable In and for the following Justice nistrlcts, viz: No. No. Ko. No. No. No. 1 5 10 14 IX - 2 II 11 15 111 8 8 12 It) 20 4 0 13 17 - The attention of the Sliei Iffs Is called to the lav,' retili-lnB them to cause a uotlce of the said election to be published In a newspaper printed In the County, f there hea paper In the County, If there be no pajter published In the County they shallcause at leaet five copies of this no'lce to be postod In the most public p aeeslu the county, lu Testimony Whereof, 1 have hereuuto set L. S. my hand and aihxod the OreatSeal of the Stale of Florida, at Tallahasse, Ihe capital, ihle the Urst day of September A. D. 1!L 11. CLAY CKAWFOKU, Secretary of State. To B. C. HOWEI.L, Sheriff Putnam County Ait Ordinance. To provide for the Levy of City Taxes for the year 1002. Be It ordained by the City Couucil of th City of Palaika, Florida: That for Die purisise of securing an eoual and uniform rnle ot Taxation and to nay the neornpi'tattone for the current oxitcnRen of the city, and for paying the exsuises of the Fire and water iteimriniems, mere suae ne levieu uitou'the Keel aud Personal prortv In said city a tax ot sixteen .wills u(.ou the dollar, dls trinuled as louows: Oeneral Kovemie Fund, F.leven Mills. Fire aud water Fund Five 1111 8. passed In nien Counoil, this 2nd daj of Sep tember, A U. II' t. Attest . AJISTEEJI. J N H1..V K"WKIX President I Hy Council. I lern l ity t ounell Approved Ihls&nd day of September, A D 1902 OtuKOt W tL( H, Mayor Vrs.''Wv. t OUT OF THE t J ORDINARY. J Prayed at a Dance A strange vvoninn appeared on the floor lit the dancing pavillion at Hock SprinpH park, Knst Liverpool, Oliio, during an intermission be tween dunces one night Inst week. She proceeded to the Center of the floor, knelt down and raised her hands, prayed fcrverntly. The crowd stood in perfect silence nnlll she had finished and crept away. The dance then resumed. The praying woman was an East Liverpool 'mother who suspected that hor daughter was at the dance. Woman Prisoner Too Fat Because a prisoner is too fat to get through the court room door, United Slates Commissioner Dudley Lindsay of (hvensboro, Ky., has lel egr.iphed to Washington for per mission to hold court in the open iiir. The prisoner is Jane Woolsey of Litchfield, arrested for mnkiiigmoon shine whisky. She was huuletl to that city in a wagon, but it wns dis covered she could pot lie taken up the narrow stairs lending to the court room. She is 6 feet 5 inches high and weighs 4:i() pounds. llAHY Mistaken koh a Taroet A tragedy stopped t he target prac tice of Co. K. First regiment, Mine- sotn national guard, at Columbia khlge. John Kriko, 3 years old, who lived near tile ridge, was playing In dangerous proximity to the line of tire and after having been put off the range several times, stole to a point nhout 15 yards to the right of the target. Captain P. A. Walton was test ing n rifle when he saw what ap peared to he a sheet of paper flopping from a hush near the target. He fired at it, and the next instant the boy spia ig up and sunk hack dvinur. only 60 yards from Capt. Walton. Latkst Swindmnu Gamk Henry Peterson, a farmer residing a short distance north of Verooua. Wis., purchased from an agent a tin rooster winch was guamnteed to t urn red six hours before each and every storm, thus giving Um plenty of time to prepare for the blow. The storms came and went, hut the rooster did not change color and Peterson started an investigation in an attempt to recover the $;10 check which he had given for the device. He found t lie check lit the village hunk. It Intel accomplished what the rooster failed to do. It had turn ed to find. KULKILLKIl Hl ItOAiT When John Duiifee, now a million aire contractor, was a ragged boot black 40 years ago, he sat down on the steps of the Pike block, Syra cuse, N. Y., to eat lunch. The jani tor emptied a pail of dirty water on linn Ironian tipper window. "I'll own this block some day.'' snftl the hid. "ami I'll fire you." A few days ao Dunfee bought the block from Henry Duguid and is now its sole owner. It is iu the cen ter of the business district and is val ued at $225,1X10. The objectionable janitor is not in the block now. "If he wjis,"said Dunfee, "I would keep my promise and fire him quick." IjKkt Fortune toSwkkthkakt Miss Maria Hull, of Ijos Angeles, C.'il., is en route to Indianapolis to claim the fortune left her by Vernon Haiders, n young society man of that place who recently died. He stated on his death bed that he had provid ed $lri,()00 for the miss. It seems that lie loved her sinco childhood, lint never told her of his affections. She had not seen him for two years. Re cently he ciune to California to de clare his love, hut, lucking the cour age to dose, he returned to Indiana to tlio. Miss Hull snitl : "I hud no itlea of his love, and tlio news of it came us a surprise to me." It is said that with the money she will take a course at Vassar, She is IK years old ami very attractive. FlNKI) FOR CHKWINU OUM Judge Sidener, of the city hall po lice court, St. Louis, handed down a novel decision when he fined Mary Anderson, a witness in a disturbance ease, for contempt of court because she chewed gum in the court room. When the judge took his seat on the bench the first face to attract his at tention was that of Miss Anderson actively engaged in masticating a large wad of gum. Summonsing his bailiir he sent word to the young woman to cease chewing gum in the court room. Miss Anderson blushed, stammered acquiescence and put the gum beneath her chair. For 30 min utes she obeyed, hut when the case in which she was interested came to trial she could no longer resist. She was brought before the bar, severely led ured and fined $10. Trkkh by Hit.noky Sharks 'fhe tug Pennoyer has brought into llitox'l, Miss., a Norwegian, named Oscar, who was rescued from a boat named the Fan belonging to Mrs Blake, a hoarding house keeper and used to carry passengers from Hiloxi to Ship Island. Tho captain of the Pennoyer sighted a man clinging desperately to the top of a sunken vessel and shrieking for assistance. It was Oscar. He had been clinging to the masthead for a day and was exhausted. When the Fan sank the masthead was several feet out of the water. Being an expertswimmer, Oscar was preparing to swim for the shore when he saw that a school of sharks had gathered around and were ap parently waiting for him. He de clared that there were at least a hundred of them, and that thev jumped nut of the water trying to reach him. Wasn't All Haykkkii When three Willis Point soldiers came to their senses on the roadway near liayside and found the card of James J. Corbett pinned of their coats, says a New York dispatch, they realised they had been up against the real thing. Corbett lives in retirement on a small farm In Bayside and spends much of his time in his garden. He was driving along the road clad in blue jeans and an old farmer's bat He noticed three soldiers coming to ward him. but paid no attention to th m. When the soldiers came up to the supposed fanner they made insulting remarks. Corbett heard, alighted and tied his horse to a tree by the road side and went up the rond after the soldiers. He overtook t iem before they had gone far mid asked why they had used such language to liini. For answer one of the soldiers struck him in the face. Corbet t squared off and knocked the soldier down. Then tin others started in to thrash the pugilist. H struck out with- his right and the second and then the third soldier measured his length on the road. Then Corbett pinned one of his cards on each of their coats and went away." Dynamited by a Dou George Mediou, of Scale Siding, Pa., owned a dog suffering with the mange. In order to dispoKe of the niiiinal he took it to the woods and attached two sticks of dvninnite anil a long fuse to Us neck, lit the fuse and retreated to a place of safety, targeting to lie the dog. Theiiniiiiiil ran after its master to his residenc . Mechou saw the animal coining, anil knowing that an explosion was liable to occur at any moment, quickened his pace, with the dog close at his heels. He was successful in reach ing the house in safety anil closetl ihe door. The (log, hiully frightened hy the sinzling fuse, took refuge un der the shanty. Immediately a ter rific explosion occurred aiid . the building, with its contents and dog. was blown to atoms. None of the family, who were in the house, were injured. Giant Duti Up in Ohio The skeleton of a prehistoric giant was exhumed near Bowling Green, Ohio, recently by a colored laborer, who, terrified hy his find, ran bivath less to the nearest farmhouse and notified the neighborhood. A large crowd gathered and viewed the pe miliar remains and tho huge hones now lie at the home of Charles Witt iner, where people go constantly to see them. The skeleton, when plac ed together as it was in life, meas ures nearly 9 feet iu length. The skull measured almost 12 inches in diameter and there are two distinct rows of teeth in the massive jaw. The bones are well preserved, with the exception of the pelvic boms which are considerably decayed. The hones were at first thought to he the remains of some giant Indian, hu' tlie shape of the head is not the shaic of the sKiill peculiar to the Indians and the age in which the man lived Is still in doubt. Real Wife Stopped JI'askek Girl's Fun A pretty American art student, Miss Margaret Wells, aged 20, is in jail in Paris. when tlie commissary ot police in the Latin Quarter, accompanied by a woman, went to the Odeon theater and asked to he admitted to his reg ular box, the chief usher took him aside, saying: "I warn you that you will have nn unpleasant scene, be cause your wife already occupies the box with tliree friends. The commissary of police protested vehemently: "This is my wife." Miss Wells, who occupied the box. was called into tlie lobby to explain. She laughingly confessed that she had noticed that the commissary had never occupied the box, so she pre sented herself frequently saying: "I am the wife of the commissary; show me our box-" In that way, she admitted, she had cheaply made re turn for all the theatrical entertain ments, dinners, socials and courtes ies tendered by her friends. Only a Nkiiraska Zephyr Miss Mary Karons, a pretty Oma ha girl, has made a new departure in the way of a parachute jump. She was returning'' home from a picnic, and as tlie train which car ried the excursionists left Ashland Miss Karouse attempted to pass into another coach in order to say good by to some friends. Just as sin- reached the platform a small hurri cane swept between the cars, and sweeping beneath her skirts made a parachute of them and lifted the young woman bodily from the plat form high into the air higher, even, t han the top of the coaches. There the horrified passengers saw her suspended in the air and tossed about by the wind as the train dash ed on. Her friends hastsned through the coaches to find the conductor iu order to have the train stopped, but were unable to locate him until they had neared the next station, three miles up the road. There a telegram was sent back to Ashland and the crew of a freight train following notified to watch out for her. She was found in a corn field, where the wind hnd1 gently dropped her without injury. DavtouRED By Worms. Children often cry, not from pain, but from hunger, although fed abundantly. The entire trouble arises from iLanilloii, their food is not assimilated, but de voured by worms. A few doses of White's Cream Vermifuge will cause them to cease crying and begin to thrive at onoe, very much to the surprise and joy of the ino'her. 25c at Ackerman it Stewart's, Palatta, and Lounds' drug store, Crescent City. t General Tyree H. Bell, one of For rest's brigade commanders during the Civil War. diet Saturday night at the New Orleans sanitarium, aged eighty-seven years. He has been living with his children in Califor nia, and has been attending Confed erate reunions, besides visiting bis old home in Tennesee. He was on his way home, and was found help less and unconscious at the Southern Pacific depot a few days ago. A Communication. Mb. Editob Allow me to speak a few words in favor ot Chamberlain's Couah Remedy. I suffered for three years with the bronchitis and could not alrep at nights I tried several doctors and various patent medicines, but could get nothing In give me any relief until my wife got a bottle of this valuable medicine, which has completely relieved me W. 8. Brockman. Bagoell, Mo. This remedy Is tor sale by Ackerman i, titew(t, druggteta. GOINGS OX FLORIDA. Trinity Methodist Episcopal church, Jacksonville is to bo rebuilt on plans furnished hy architect J. H. W. Hawkins. Bids- were opened last week. There have been several burgla ries at Dranl ford lately, and the body of a dead negro, suppose to he one of the burglars, has been fished out of the river. Frank Herd a well-known citizen of Dtiytona coinmit teetl suicide last week by firing a i(K caliber revolver into his month. Justice of the Peace Chelf of Brooksville has fined a number of prominent citizens of that town four dollars: and eighty-five cults each for shooting bull bats. Wm. .J. Mourey, a prominent young man of St. Augustine is ilead of consumption. He was attacked and severely cut with knives by some negroes when a little hoy, and dated the decline of his health' from that attack. The ice famine at Key West has been broken by the arrival of a three masted schooner from Bath, Me., with a cargo of SUM) tons. This natur al ice is sold at 75 cents per l(Ki pounds. While riding out of Chipley on a turpentine wagon the other day, the little son of Duncan Harris was jolt ed by the wagon hitting a stump, and fell out, a barrel of Hour falling on nun ana Killing nun instantly. Chief Justice Taylor of tho Su preme court has been resting at his oh! home in Alachua countv, and yet there seems to he plenty of rest for member of the Supreme' oourt in ialianassee. A. B. Cox, wlio was a fireman nt tlie Gainesville water works, and Claude Sanderson, son of another fireman employed at, the same place were drowned in a small pond near tlie water works last Sunday after noon. Ihere were no witnesses to the drowning, hut from the position of the bodies when found, it is sup posed time yotmg Sanderson dived into the pond and was injured bv striking something or was seized with cramp, when Cox went to his assistance and was clinched by San derson una unable to save either himself or Sanderson. Miss Cluin Hampton, pop ular teacher of Gainesville, accidentally fell down the stairway of James Ding's resilience in that citv last Monday, striking, the hack of her head and seriously injuring her spine. Miss Hampton had just re tured from Starke where she was en gaged in teaching at the Summer Normal school. L. B. Lewis one of the wealthiest and most prominent citizens of Levy county, and his estimable wife were found murdered about H o clock p ri day night of hist week. The tragedy occurred at their resilience, five miles sout h of Bronson and was not known until Sal mil ity morning. They bad returned from' their son's residence a short distance away, and Mr. Lewis was preparing to retire when two loads of large shot ended Ins Hie. l'rom Indications at the iceiie of the murder this morning, M;-s. Lewis was nearby, writing, when her husband was shot, and when she rushed to his assistance, a hull was fired from a rifle, penetra ting her mouth. This, it seems, did not prove fatal, and she managed to reach his side, when a load of shot A'as fired, which ended her life, and she fell across his lifeless form, and it was in this position they were found. It wns learned tlinteffort had been made to rob Mr. Lewis's safe during his absence, which proved futile, and it is believed that fear of detection caused the fiends to com mit tlie awful crime. The belief is rhnt the murder was committed by I wo parties, and the general impres sio:i i-i that they are white men, who ire acquainted with the premises and know of his wealth. S. J. Wilk erson and J. M. Martin were arrested on Monday on suspicion, and are in jail at Bronson. It is thought that a mob will attempt to lynch them, aud the sheriff is taking every precau tion. Manny Price, the murderer of W. F. Bruuson, together with another negro named Bob Scruggs, were lynuhctf about two miles from New berrv. Alachua county, shortly after 5:30 o'clock Monday afternoon by a party of about three hundred men. I'he negroes were being taken from Newberry to Gainesville by special deputies, and tlie party overpowered them and tooK tne prisoners away, l'hey were given a chance to confess, which they did., and then strung up on a tree, and their bodies riddled with bullets. Manny Price, who was well known to the police in many parts of Florida, "was arrested in Kolkston, Ga., a day or two ago for the brutal murder of W. F. Brunson, :he superintendent at the Buttgen bach mines, near Newberry. Brun son was shot from ambush. A deprtr tv brought Price to Newberry Mon day, and he was taken before Justice Bartry, and upon examination, con fessed that he had killed the super intendent. In his statement be im ulicatud Hob Scruggs, who had been serving a sentence at the camp for carrying concealed deadly weapons. At 5:30 o'clock Special Deputy C. K. Mclver started to tjike the murderers to Gainesville, and had proceeded about two miles on the way when he was halted by a crowd of about three- hundred men. The deputy and his men resisted the crowd as long as possible, but the numbers and de termination of the other side soon won the .day, and the two negroes were forcibly taken away and car ried to a convenient tree. Here they ere told to confess their crime, and this they promptly did. After this they were told to pray. A few min utes lati r their bodies hung pendant from the linilw of the tree, and a shower of bullets made certain of the work of the lynchers. The mur der of Brunson was brutal and un called for. He was the superinten dent of the Buttgenhach mines, and hed been called from his house at night to suppress some disorder. When returning to tits house he was shot from ambush, within a few feet fro;;: the door. The tragedy occurr ed August 18, and since that time, up to a tew days ago, posses nave been In search of the murderers. The drag containing President Roosevelt and party while ascending the hill to the 'Country Club at Pitta field, Mass., yesterday was hit by an electric car which had become un manageable. The horses attached to the President's carriage were killed. President Roosevelt escaped with a few bruises. Secretary Cortelyon was badly injured. D. J. Pratt, dri ver of the president's coach had his skull fractured. Secret Service Agent Craig was instantly killed. Gov. Crane ot Massachusetts was slightly injured. The party was taken to Pittsfleld in ambulances. The motoi'inan and the conductor ot the car have been arrested. The president will be obliged to discon tinue his trip and nurse his face which is badly scratched. C'()Nl)KN.Si;ii WOULD NEWS. Four big Texas counties have de clared for prohibition. President, Roosevelt hits been mak ing a liig swing around tlie New Kiiglnii.l circles this week. Congressman R. C. De Graffenreid, of Texas is dead. Gov. Sayers will call an election iu November to fill the vacancy. Major Generals Corhin, Young and Wood of the United States army are being entertained in Berlin by the German Kaiser. Ardee Wilson, a negro of" Sparta, 111., has been riddled with bullets by a mob for an assault on a young white girl last Sunday. John Brown, a nergo who attempt ed to criminally assault a twelve year old white girl, was lynched at Monticello, G., last Sunday. An Illinois evangelist advertises his services for camp meetings and revivals at $rs) per week, guarantee ing "40 conversions or no pay," Tlie propaganda at Rome has de cided to recommend the Pope to ap point Rt. Rev. John M. Farley, D. D. archbishop of New York in suc cession to the late Archbishop Corri gan. . , While rounding a curve on a high embankment near Berry, Ala., on Monday an excursion train jumped the track and rolled down the in cline, smashing the cars and killing 30 people. . Arkansas had a democratic elec tion on Monday. Twenty-four of tlie 2f counties of the state are surely democratic, and the 25th, likely. The feature of the election was the extremely light vote. The eruptions of Mt. Pelee have been constant since Aug. 15th. The worst occurred last Saturday when the village of Morne Rouge, near the district previously devastated was entirely destroyed and 200 lives were lost. Gen. Nelson A. Miles with his wife left Washington yesterday for the Philippine Island, where he goes to inspect the army. He is to sail from San Francisco on the transport Thomas which leaves oil the Kith. Ada Gray, celebrated actress, is dead at the Fordham Home for In curables. She was hurried by the Actors Fund of America, by whom she has been supported for the last seven years. She was 60 years of age. Presjdent Pnlma of Cuba at a cabi net meeting last week read auto graph letters from King George of Greece, Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria, and the president or the Brazilian republic, recognizing the . republic of Cuba. Tlie new battleship Maine, built by the Cramps, on her trial trip over tlie Cape Ann course last Saturday failed to attain the speed qualifica tions of her contract. The fail ure will cost the Cramps $3,500, less than the cost of a new trial. The contract speed was to be 18 knots. file ship made 17.atio Knots. To the South Carolilia primaries last week A. C. Latimer and Ex-Gov. John Gary Evans were the highest candidates for U. S. Senator, receiv- inir 22,SIH and 18,521 respectively. ' They will run over in a second pri mary. Capt. D. C. Heyward re ceived 30,5tt8 votes for govenor, and M. F. Ansel stood next highest with 17,668 votes. They will run over in a second primary. The Sultan of Binidayan, who was held as a hostage by the American forces at Camp Vickers, Island of Mindanao, attempted to escape from . his guards last Thursday aud was shot and killed by a sentry. The Sultan had been arrested after the recent murders of American soldiers iu Mindanao, and was being held pending the surrender of the mur derers. The heirs of Mrs. ('has. Fair have settled with the Fair estate, the terms of which are that Mrs. Fair's mother releases all claim to the es tate for $1,000,000. Of this sum $300, 000 was paid iu gold, and the balance to paid her in one month. Hy this arrangement all of the Fair money will go to Mr. Fair's sisters, without contest. They are Mrs. W. K. Van derbiit, jr., and Mrs. Herman Oel richs. Rev. Sam Small, professional evangelist and intemperate advocate of temperance, who hails from Geor gia collapsed in Hrattelhoro, Vt., last week. He spoke incoherently and then was led staggering from the platform. Next morning Small ac knowledged that he was drunk. Small was stumping Vermont in the interest of the republican candidate for governor a'ld the Local Option License League, as opposed to prohi bition. He has been on the down grade ever since he wvt forced to re sign from the army in Cuba, where he was stationed during the war as chaplain, and where he was impli cated in a questionable transaction, with dealers In army supplies.