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JOHN = cfTRice cJRY C l RICE STABL Publisher 1t9H18D = 1881JOHN 1881 1881Publisher and Proprietor Propri etor TALLAHASSEE FL05RTDA FLOIJ y A FKIDAY RAr APEilL AP IL 4 L902 6
eld e Important m or aIl Business Ilsiuess Ses Session Session e S ¬
6 sion llnesday Iles a Morning MorningAY
mmittee Appointed to Investigate Investigatethe
the Matter MatterThere 11atterTher MatterThere
There wasa was a business meeting of the thejoard th thoard theoard
oard of County Commissioners Tues Tuesday Tuesay ¬
day ay at which a number of important importantlatters importantattcrs
attcrs were disposed of ofThe ofThe ofThe
The mooting mec > ting was called to order by byChairman byhairman byhairman
hairman Yaeger with Commissioners CommissionersC
3 C Smith W V L l Moor and W V J JJohnson JJohnson TJohnson
Johnson in attendance attendanceMinutes attendanceMinutes attendanceMinutes
Minutes of the last meeting were read readland readand readand
land and approved approvedThe
The following accounts were exam examned examnedapproved
ned nedapproved approved and ordered pai paid i War xVaruits Warnts Varnts
nts for the several sever l amounts werftrawn werrawn werft rerrt
t rawn signed and sealed by the clerk clerkoand clerkand
land and countersigned by thechairman the chairman in inopen inopen inopen
open hoard hoardBounty hoardounty boardounty
ounty poor 118 50 50C 50C
C 3 A Bryan county auditor 50 00 00Geo 00Qeo 00Geo
Geo W V Hate janitor 20 00 00i 00Talla 00Talla
Talla i Lumber Mfg Co armory 30 00 00JR 00R 00R
JR R A Whitfield fees lunacy 2 00 00IE 00E 00M
IE E M Brevard fees lunacy 2 00 00ID 00D
ID D ED M Stoutamire fee commis commission commission commission
sion lunacy case 1 00 00L 00L 00L
L A Perkins fee commission commissionlunacy commissionlunacy commissionlunacy
lunacy case 1 00 00IR 00R 00R
IR R A Whitfield fee commission commissionlunacy commissionlunacy commissionlunacy
lunacy case 2 00 00j 00J 00J
j M Cam fee commission ran lintacy ItrnI ranacy
I acy case 2 00 00J 00J
J B Conner fee C9mmissfon C9mmissfonlunacy commiSfi commis z on ony n nlunacy
y lunacy case 1 00 00D 00D 00D
D F Gramling fee commission commissionlunacy commissionlunacy commissionlunacy
lunacy case 1 00 00A 00A 00A
A Stephens rep in assessors assessorsand assessorsand assessorsand
and collectors office 50 50Capital 50Capital 50h
h Capital City Light and Fuel Co Cogas Cogas Cogas
gas and coke 350 350Florida 3 50 50Florida 50Florida
Florida TimesUnion Citizen 100 00 00C 00C 00C
C A Bryan recording rights of ofway ofway ofway
way deeds 3 50 50JG 50G 50G
JG G W Hale amount paid for forwood forwood forwood
wood 3 50 50j 50C 50C
j C A Bryan amount paid for forcounty forcounty forcounty
county for right of way public publicroad publicroad publicroad
road 45 00 00i 00Sam 00Sam
i Sam Hartsfield repairing bridge 1 00 00James 00James
i James Armstrong repairing repairingbridge repairingbridge repairingbridge
bridge Gamble mill 1 00 00B 00B 00B
B Jordan repairing bridge bridgeLake bridgeLake bridgeLake
Lake Bradford road 2 25 25I 25D 25D
I D M Stoutamire lumber 19 08 08McKay 08McKay 08McKay
McKay Symmes typewriter typewriterribbon tYPewrlterribbon typewriterribbon
ribbon 4 50 50farshall 50arshall 50rshall
farshall Bruce Br ce Co stationery stationeryfor
for sheriff 28 15 15O
0 Chaires justice fees 1 80 80Geo 80Geo 80Geo
Geo F Smithson witness fees feescircuit feescircuit feescircuit
circuit court 1 00 00Fla 00FIa 00Fla
Fla State Reform School 8 34 34R 34R 34R
R L Collins ink t 5 85 85R 85R 85R
R A Whitefield report licenses 1 20 20C 20C 20C
C A Bryan listing 300 names namesin
in jury box 4 50
in lunacy luna y case
J DPerkins commissions coun county county county ¬
ty treasurer reasurer 119 61 61W 61W 61w
W E Gray measuring and post posting po posting t ting ¬
ing road 2 75 75W 75W 75W
W D Stoutamire hauling tim timher timber timber
ber 6 00 00C 00C 00C
C D Johnson haulingetc pub publie public publie i
lie road 11 50 50P 50P 50P
P W Smithson cutting and removing re removing removing ¬
moving tree from road 1 00 00R 00R 00R
R A Whitfield county judge judgefees judgefees judgefees
fees 4 62 62J 62J 62J
J A Pearce sheriff fees 21 20 20J 20J 20J
J A Pearce feeding prisoners 46 40 40R 40R 40R
R A Whitfield witness fees feescounty feescounty feescounty
county court 6 00 00E 00E 00E
E B Manning lumber 3 58 58J 58J 58J
J A Pearce sheriff fees 3 85 85O
0 Chaires for jurors justice justicepeace justicepeace justicepeace
peace court courtS 3 00 00S 00S
S M Archer Ar her stationery 2 15 15I 15It 15It
I It was ordered that the medicinefurnished medicine medicinefurnished medicinefurnished
furnished Mr Lawhon during his last lastI lastillness lastillness
I illness be b paid by the board when bills billsare billsare billsare
are presented presentedI
I The commissioners discussed at con conislderable considerable considerably
islderable length the propriety of Leon Leoncounty Leoncounty Leoncounty
county having an exhibit at the next nextState nextState nextState
State Fair It was w s decided that if the thepeople thepeople thePeople
people so desired an appropriation appropriationwould
would be made for the purpose purp se of pay
Ing all the expenses necessary for making mak makIng makIng
Ing a suitable display The amount amountrests amountrests amountrests
rests entirely with the farmers If Ifthey Ifthey Ifthey
they wish to have an exhibit and will willcultivate willcultivate willcultivate
cultivate their farms with that purpose purposeIn
r In view a sufficient sum of money will willfee willbe willbe
be given by the commissioners to pay
the expenses expensesI expensesGeorge expensesGeorge
I George W Hale was unanimously ap appOInted appointed
I Pointed janitor for the court house for forI forthe forthe
I the term of one year from date dateI dateThe dateThe
I The question of purchasing land and andI anderectingsuitable anderecting
I erecting erectingsuitable suitable buildings for a county
I Infirmary was given attention by the theward thehoard theord
ward W L Moor E C Smith and andI andW andW
I W J Johnson were appointed a com comlaittee comJnlttee com1Ittee
laittee 1Ittee to examine into i to the feasibility feasibilityand
land and if found practicable to examine examineland examineand
land and report rep rt upon the location cost and andI
j I attendant a ndant expenses of building and andI andalntahiing andmaintaining
I maintaining a county poor house houseW
I W L Moor MoorE B C Smith and W D DI D8toutandre Df
f I Stoutamire were were appointed a commit committee F
I tee to t examine the pauper list ot the theI th thcounty thecounty
I county to ascertain if there are are not notI notparties notparties
I Parties now receiving the benefit of this thisI tlisfund
y I fund who are not entitled to it Said SaidI Saidcommittee Saidcommittee
I committee to meet in the clerks office officeOn
I on Monday April 7th 7thW 7thN
° I W L Moor E C Smith and W J JI JJohnsoI JJohnson
I Johnson were appointed a committee committeeI
I Jo m 0 meet meefand and confer with the Hon B E EI EMCLin EMcLin
I McLin commissioner of agriculture todiscuss to toI todiscuss
I discuss the question of requesting the theI thegOvernor
i I governor to offer a reward of theamount the theI themount
I amount that would be due the county countyI
S + S
r jN
frqm the lessee of the convicts from
this county one year each for the cap ¬
ture of any escaped convict from a
lessee whose contract with the State
has haexpired haexpiredIt expired expiredIt
It was ordered that Mn M C T Han Hancock Hancock Hancock ¬
cock contractor and G W Rhodes RhodesCo
Co subcontractors for the county countyconvicts countyconvicis countyconvicts
convicts be notified by the clerk to ap appear appear appear ¬
pear at the next meeting ofthe of the board boardtowit boardtowit boardtowit
towit on Tuesday the 6th day of May
1902 to examine into the question of ofsaidleasing ofsaidleasing
saidleasing saidleasingFannie said leasing leasingFannie
Fannie Barineau was by order of the
board allowed 5 per month from the thecounty thecounty thecounty
county poor fund to commence from fromthis fromthis fromthis
this date April 1st 1stvireen 1stire 1stcareen
careen ire en Jordan was by order of the theboard theboard theboard
board allowed the sum of 250 per permonth permonth permonth
month from the county poor fund to tocommence tocommence
commence from this date April 1st 1stIt 1stIt 1stIt
It was ordered that The Weekly Tal Tallahasseean Tallahasseean ¬
lahasseean a newspaper of general cir circulation circulation ¬
culation published in Tallahassee Leon Leoncounty Leoncounty
county be and is hereby selected as asthe asthe asthe
the newspaper to publish the delinquent delinquenttax
tax lists for the year 1901 1901A
A weak and puny child is badly hand handicapped handicapped handicapped ¬
icapped in the battle of life It is iso isolated isolated isolated ¬
lated from tie healthy enjoyments of ofits ofits ofits
its little fellow beings It cannot par partake partake partake ¬
take either of their play or their sturdy sturdywork sturdywork sturdywork
work and progress in the world its itswhoie itsWhOlC itswhose
whose life is embittered by incapacity incapacityand
and weakness weaknessAny weaknessAny weaknessAny
Any woman who expects to become a amother amother amother
mother ought to know what Dr Pierces PiercesFavorite PiercesFavorite PierresFavorite
Favorite Prescription will do both for forher forher forher
her own health and safety during her hertime hertime hertime
time of trial and also to insure her in inbequeathing inb inbequeathing
bequeathing b a fair measure of health healthand healthand healthand
and strength to the prospective little littleone littleone littleone
Miss Horton living about seven sevenmiles sevenmiles sevenmiles
miles northeast of Tallahassee came cameto cameto cameto
to the city yesterday on a shopping shoppingtrip
trip While here she lost her watch a aladies aladies aladies
ladies double case gold watch with a along along along
long chain Mr J G Baum a young youngman youngman youngman
man living at Peck found the watch watchYvnen watchlien watchW
Yvnen W lien Mr Baum picked up the time timepiece timepiece timepiece ¬
piece a young negro Windsor Pern PernJr PernJr PernJr
Jr stepped up and said saidSay saitiSay saidSay
Say mister that is my wifes watch watchShe watchShe watchShe
She just put it there to play a joke on onsomebody onsomebody onsomebody
somebody somebodyThe
The young man handed the watch watchover watchover watchover
over to the negro and walked off He Hetook Hetook Hetook
took the precaution however to report reportthe reportthe reportthe
the occurrence to Chief of Police Bras Braswell Braswell Braswell
well About 2 oclock yesterday after afternoon afternoon afternoon ¬
noon Miss Horton reported her loss to tothe toth tothe
the th police The chief at once went on ona ona ona
a hunt for Pern and recovered the thewatch thewatch thewateh
watch Miss Horton refused to pros prosecute prosecute prosecute ¬
ecute the negro negroDREADFUL negroDREADFUL negroDREADFUL
Mrs Ellen Harlison of 300 Park ave aveKansas aveansas aveJCansas
Kansas ansas City Mo writes as follows followsOur followsOur followsOur
Our two children had asevere attack attackof
of whooping cough one of them in par paroxysm paroxysm paroxysm ¬
oxysm of coughing would often faint faintand faintand I
and bleed at the We tried
nose every everything everything ¬ I IthIng
thing we heard of without getting re relief relief ¬ I Ilief
lief We then called in our family doc doctor doctor doctor ¬
tor who prescribed Foleys Honey and andTar andTar andTar
Tar With the very first does they be began beI began ¬
gan to improve and we feel that it has hassaved hassaved hassaved
I saved their lives Refuse substitutes
Mrs Malone wife of Judge Malone Malonedied Malonedied Malonedied
died Wednesday afternoon at 330 330oclock 330oclock 330oclock
oclock at her home in Quincy from frommeningitis frommeningitis frommeningitis
meningitis after only a short illness illnessTwo illnesslwo illnessTwo
Two surgical operations had been per performed performed ¬
formed on the sufferer to no avail availJudge availJudge
Judge Malone was presiding over the theJefferson theJefferson theJefferson
Jefferson county circuit court at Apa Apaachicola Apalachicola Apalachicola
lachicola when the serious condition of ofhis ofhis ofhis
his wife was telegraphed him He im immediately immediately immediately ¬
mediately started for Quincy but ar arrived arrived arrived ¬
rived too late as Mrs Malone had already al already already ¬
ready passed into the great beyond beyondThe beyondThe beyondThe
The deceased leaves a husband oneson one oneson oneson
son and three daughters besides a host hostof hostof hostof
of relatives and friends to mourn herloss her herloss herloss
loss The bereaved family has the thssympathy th thsympathy thesympathy
sympathy of everybody in this judicial judicialdistrict judicialdistrict judicialdistrict
For all kinds of sores burns bruises bruisesor
or other wounds DeWitts DeW tts Witch Hazel HazelSalve HazelSalve HazelSalve
Salve is a sure cure Skin diseases yield yieldto
to it at once Never fails in caes of ofpiles ofpiles ofpiles
piles Cooling and healing None gen genuine genuine genuine ¬
uine but DeWitts Beware of counter counterfeits counterfeits counterfeits ¬
feits I suffered for many many years from froma
a sore caused by a gun shot wound in inmy inniy inmy
my left leg says A S Fuller English EnglishInd
Ind It would not heal and gave me memuch memuch memuch
much trouble I used all kinds of remedies reme remedies remedies ¬
dies to no purpose until I tried DeWittsWitch DeWitts DeWittsWitch DeWittsWitch
Witch Hazel Salve A few boxes completely com completely completely ¬
pletely cured meTHE me meTHE meTHE
The telegraphic market quotations quotationsyesterday quotationsyesterday quotationsyesterday
yesterday wereLong were wereLong wereLong
Long cotton 21 to 23 cents centsShort centsShort centsShort
Short cotton 7 7to to 8 716 cents centsFlour centsFlour centsFlour
Flour 415 to 485 485Meal 485Meal 485Meal
Meal sack 165 to 180Corn 180 180Corn 180Corn
Corn 80 to 83 cents per bushelRice bushel bushelRice bushelRice
Rice 3 31k to 6 cents per pound poundRough poundRough poundRough
Rough rice 75c to 1 per bushelOats bushel bushelOats bushelOats
Oats 58 to 62 cents per bushel bushelHay bushelHay bushelHay
Hay 85 to 1 per 100 100Bacon 100Bacon 100Bacon
Bacon 8 to 104 10 cents per pound poundHams poundHams poundHams
Hams 8 to 12 cents per pound poundLard poundLard poundLard
Lard 10 to 104 10 cents per pound poundSyrup poundSyrup poundSyrup
Syrup 25 to 27 cents per gallon gallonHoney gallonHoney gallonHoney
Honey strained 50c per gallon gallonEggs gallonEggs gallonEggs
Eggs 14 to 16 cents ped dozenButter dozen dozenButter dozenButter
Butter 24 2444 to 30 cents per pound poundTHE poundTHE poundTHE
is scarcely more agonizing than the re recurrent recurrent recurrent ¬
current pains inthe in the abdomen which fol follow follow follow ¬
low the eating of improper food or toofree too toofree toofree
free indulgence in icewater The im immediate immediate umis ¬
mediate cause of cramps and colic colicoften is isoften isoften
often the distention of the bowels by bygas bygas b bgas
gas Quick relief follows the use o oPerry ot otPerry ofPerry
Perry Davis D vis Painkiller Careful house housekeepers housekeepers housekeepers ¬
keepers give it the place of honor in the thefamily thefQmilY thfamily
family medicine chest chesti
> i f jO li J
The Bowen awoIl Georgia and aIl Flor Florida Florida Florida ¬
Companies that t at Will Do Business in inThis inThis inThis
This State StateThe StateThe StateThe
The J E T Bowen Georgia and Flor Florida Florida Florida ¬
ida Lumber Company with headquar headquarters ¬
ters in Jacksonville has been granted a acharter acharter acharter
charter by the governor governorThe governorThe governorThe
The general nature of the business to tobe tobe tobe
be transacted is the buying selling andmanufacturing and andmanufacturing I Imanufacturing
manufacturing of lumber The com company company company ¬
pany will carry carryon on all business pertainir pertain pertainirsg
ir irsg > g to said manufacture build own ownand ownand ownand
and operate tram roads and do a gen gene general
e eral al merchandise businessThe business businessjThe businessThe
jThe The capital stock is 50000 divided dividedinto dividedirlto dividedi4to
into five hundred shares of the par parvplue parvplue parvIue
vplue of 100 each The incorporators incorporatorsare
are James E T BowJen Frances J JPpns JPpns JPons
Ppns and John M Des RocbersTne Rochers RochersTne
Tne Indian River and Lake Worth WorthFish WorthVish WorthFish
Fish Company has hasalso also been granted a acharter acharter acharter
charter The principal place of busi business business business ¬
ness is at Fort Pierce in Brevard county coun county county ¬
ty The object of the corporation is to tobuy tobuy tobuy
buy sell and heal in fish oysters game gamepoultry gamepoultry gamepoultry
poultry meats and produce both bothwholesale bothwholesale bothwholesale
wholesale and retail The company has hasa
a capital stock of 20000 divided into intotwo intotwo intotwo
two hundred shares of 100 each tenper ten tenper tenper
per cent of which has already been paid paidin 3 3in
in The Incorporators are A M Sam Sample Sample Sample ¬
ple and Robert R Gladwin of Fort FortPearce FortPearce FortPearce
Pearce James W Rossetter WestPalm West WestPalm WestPalm
Palm Beach W Frank Sample and D DHarry DHarry DHarry
Harry Sample of Sebastian Each of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the incorporators subscribe for 4000 4000worth 4000worth 4000worth
worth of stock stockNIGHT stockNIGHT stockNIGHT
I would cough nearly all night nightong nIghtwrites nightlong
long ong writes Mrs Chas Applegate of ofAlexandria ofAlexandria ofAlexandria
Alexandria Ind and could hardly get getany getany
any sleep I had consumption so bad badthat badthat badthat
that if I walked a block I would cough coughfrightfully coughfrIghtfully coughfrightfully
frightfully and spit blood but when all allother allother alllother
other medicines failed three LOO bot botties bottles botties
ties of Dr Kings New Discovery whol wholly wholly wholly
ly cured me and I gained 58 pounds poundsIts poundsj poundsjIts
Its absolutely guaranteed to tocoughs cure curecoughs curecoughs
coughs colds la grippe bronchitis bronchitisall an anall and andall
all throat and lung troubles Price Priceand 5q 5qand 5qand
and 100 Trial bottles free at atstores all dragstores drag dtrlgstores
THE TAX BOOKS BOOKSTreasury BOOKSTreasury t tTreasury
Treasury Department State St te ofIda of ofida ofida
ida Comptrollers s Office Tall Tallsee Ta1lnsee TaI1a TaI1asee
see March 251902 251902Mr 25 1902 1902Mr 1902Mr
Mr W A Demilly Tax Collector Coun County County County ¬
ty of Leon LeonDear I LeonDear on onDear
Dear Sir SIrln = Jn view v ew of the fact that the thelaw thelaw thelaw
law requires the tax books to close on onthe onthe onthe
the first Monday in April please kindly kindlylet
let me have report of March collections collectionson
on taxes promptly at the close of the themonth themonth themonth
month Very Ver truly yours yoursA
A C CROOM Comptroller ComptrollerThe
The above order leaves the Tax Col Collector Collector Collector ¬
lector no discretion In the matter Thebooks The Thebooks Thebooks
books must close on above date dateW dateW dateW
A42t Tax Collectoren Collector CollectorAttention CollectorAttention
Attention AttentionCapt en ion ionCapt
Capt Rose State Chemist and a amember amember amember
member of the State Fair Associationappeared Association Associationappeared Associationappeared
appeared before the Board of County CountyCommissioners CountyCommissioners CountyCommissioners
Commissioners at their last meeting meetingand
and asked them to say definitelywhether definitelywhether definitely definitelywhether
whether or not they would appropriate appropriate2500r appropriate250or
250 2500r or any other sum sumfor for the pur purpose purpose purpose ¬
pose of making an exhibit at the next nextState nextState nextState
State Fair The matter was discussed discussedpro
pro and con and the Board finally de determined determined determined ¬
termined that they were were willing to tomake tomake tomake
make the appropriation if the people of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the county want it and upon the con condition condition condition ¬
dition tnat the tillers of the soil soiland soilandotherswill soilandothers and andothers
others otherswill will will interest themselves in preparing pre preparing preparing ¬
paring something to send to the FairIn Fair FairIn FaIrIn
In this connection The Tallahasseean Tallahas Tallahasseean Tallahasseean ¬
seean is requested to ask the people peopleof
of the county to write Capt C A ABryan ABryan ABryan
Bryan clerk at once giving ving expression expressionto
to their views as to whether or not notthey notthey notthey
they want the appropriation made And Andif Andif
if they want it made what article or orarticles orarticles orarticles
articles they will prepare for exhibi exhibition exhibItion exhibition ¬
tion at the fair and how much of each eacharticle eacharticle eacharticle
article or articles In this way they
Thinks Tninksit it 1 W Would oIl ohld be e a Good GoodThing GoodThing o0 o0lIl
Thing lIl for or Tallahassee TallahasseeIE TallahasseeSIIOULD
Farmers Advised toWork to Work With thatObject that thatObject thatObject
Object in inYiew inYiewThe inNiewThe View ViewThe
The people of Tallahassee and Leoncounty Leon Leoncounty Leoncounty
county have an opportunity opp rtunity to securethe secure securethe securethe
the State fair remarked remi ked a prominent prominentmerchant I1rominentmerchant prominentmerchant
merchant to The Taltahasseean recent recently ¬
ly 4 Whether or not they will take takeadvantage takeadvantage takeadvantage
advantage of the chance remains to be beseen beseen beseen
seen I for one am ath in favor of get getting getting getting ¬
ting it here But there are too many manypeople manypeople manypeople
people who are afraid to spend a littlemoney little littlemoney littlemoney
money moneyMany moneyMany f fiYIany
Many love o spen money when they theycan theycan the Y Ycan
can be assured of atleast one hundred hundredper
per cent every thirty days Otherwisethey Otherwise Otherwisethey OtherwiSethey
they are not going to invest for fear fearsomebody fearsomebo fearsomebody
somebody somebo < ly else migjt mig t be benefited benefitedProm benefiteJIiTom benefitedprom
Prom a pecuniary st s ndpoint I believe believethat believethat believethat
that it would be a jJaying laying investment investmentto
to have the State fai fait held here It hasbeen has hasbeen hasbeen
been estimated thaj the at least 12000 12000will 12000will 12000will
will be required to snake nake it ita a successWhatif success successWhat successWhaUf
What Whatif if it does It Fake vill be money well wellspent wellspent wellspent
spent spentJ1
1 EVen J1 en though mo s than this sum be bespen bespen bespent
spen spent it will not be thrown away On Onthe Onthe Ontheedntrary
the theedntrary ntrary it is m < re than likely thatthe that thatthe thatthe
the receipts r eipts from ad a issions and priv privll privihgCS privilige5
ihgCS will ll more th n pay expensesSup expenses expensesthe
Su Sup the citizen organize a stock stocky stoclcom stockcom
com 4 y for the pu p pose of holding a air aSta aState
State Sta ir With a a pital stock of 12 12shares 12Oor 1200OY
Oor shares at 2 each it would not notng nottal nottake
take tal ng to raise t e amount amountould amountit
it i ould like to ee somebody takehod take takehqfcttof takebQ4jq
hqfcttof hod f the matter sfad d if possible pusht push pushij
it t tfljfisuccessful fed ij r successful tei jnination ination Failing Failingin Failingintn
in intn tli tfiis Leon county coun count fd should by all allnieJ allhave allme
me nieJ jhave have an exhibit exhi t at the next State Stateatter Stateflitff Statematter I
flitff matter whey herl it is heldmy held heldmy heldmy
my opinion that the county countyloners countyioners countyc
c ioners cou cOud d be induced toappropriaton to 10appropria toappropriation
appropriation appropria pn for an exhibit exhibitg
g the peoplji peopl want it and thef the thewill thewill
f will go to work and raise some someith somelth someith
ith which tb make a suitable suitableiunty suitableunty suitableunty
unty in the theproductive th State has soil that thathan thatnroductive thatroductive
productive productivefar il han Leon countys countysductiveness countysSo
So far as pr priis < ductiveness is con connner contils conis
iis > is is the b bwe nner county of the thed
d we shou shounone should d dhave have an exhibit exhibitge exhIbitnone
none La Labe L ge herds of Jersey Jerseyon
r ii be found foundera on our pastures pasturesrize i iera
era have havethe prize rize winning sheeplille sheep sheepand sheepbie
bie the theWith and yields abound aboundand aboundh
lh he h plow and hoe hoeadvantages hoeWith hoeWith
With all these these3 advantages the theefarmers thefarmers thefarmers
farmers should mak may up their minds to tobe tobe tobe
be represented at the next fair It will willadvertise willadvertise willadvertise
advertise their products pro ucts and increase increasethe increasethe increasethe
the value of their farms fajms All they want wantto
to do is to go to fork and make the thenecessary thenecessary thenecessary
necessary preparations preparat ns Secure the thebest thebest thebest
best seed possible cultivate their lands landsproperly landsproperly landsproperly
properly and whep the time comes comesselect comesI comesselect
select the best fruips of their labor to toplace toplace toplace
I place on exhibition at t the fair fairWhen fairWhen fairWhen
When they do this I am confidentthat confident confidentthat confidentthat
that the county commissioners will willmeet willmeet willmeet
meet them half way by making an ap appropriation appropration appropriation ¬
propriation to assist in getting up an anFarmers anFarmers anf
Farmers Farmershope armers armershope f
hope to be prepared at the next meet meeting meeting meeting ¬
ing to act intelligently upon the mat matter matter matter ¬
ter terThis
This is a question in which every cit citizen citizen citizen ¬
izen of the county is vitally interested interestedone
one way or another We think the ap appropriation appropriation appropriation ¬
propriation should be made Leon Leoncounty Leoncounty Leoncounty
county cannot afford not to be represented repre represented represented ¬
sented She is the banner county of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the State from an agricultural stand standpoint standpointeapable standpointcapable ¬
point pointeapable capable of making the very best bestegricultural bestegricultural bestegricultural
egricultural exhibit exhibItand and her best in interests interests interests ¬
terests demand that the outside world worldbe
be acquainted with the fact on all oc occasions occasions occasions ¬
casions Besides we as the capital capitalcounty capItalcounty capitalcounty
county of the State have a prestige prestigethat
that must be maintained We there therefore therefore therefore ¬
fore desires to go on record as in favor favorof
of the appropriation appropriationBy
By all means gentlemen of Leon Leonwrite Leonwrite Leonwrite
write Capt Bryan at once some time timebefore timebefore timebefore
before next meeting of the Board any anyway anyway anyway
way giving your views And be par particular particular particular ¬
ticular also if you favor the fair tostate to tostate tostate
state what articles you will prepare for forthe forthe forthe
the county exhibit
j MostPopular Young L a aIN dy dyIN
I vote for fort
mar Cat t coupon out and return to this office directed to Coupon Contest ContestEditor ContestEditor
Editor TallahaS8eean Tallahassee Fla The encce successful ful contestant wlll be beIrtven
Irtven von a handsome gold watch wa nowon no on exblbltlouatSweetlnga exhlbitlon atSweeting a Jewelry Store StoreIUs
IUs t is nocheap no cheap w bu one of the best can atsw atSweeting ttng > a and aee U Uo ita
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exhibit t that wui be a credit cr dlt to old Leon LeonJust LeonJust LeonJust
Just look around and see the prosper prosperous ¬
ous farmers in Leon on county They Theyought Theyought Theyought
ought to have enough pride to push pushthe pushthe pushthe
the matter along and I think they will willdo willdo willdo
do it this year yearWhile yearVhile yearWhile
While speaking on this line I wish wishto
to congratulate The Tallahasseean for forits forits forits
its generous offer of prizes for the larg largest largest largest ¬
est watermelon and cantaloupe to be beleft beleft beleft
left at its office this year The prizes prizesought prizesought prizesought
ought to create a very wholesome riv rivalry rivalry rivalry ¬
alry among the farmers and probably probablywill
will Just keep stirring the matter matterup matterupas up upas upas
as you have in the past and you will willget wiIlget willget
get them interested after a while The TheTallahasseean TheTal1 TheTallahasseean
Tallahasseean Tal1 hasseean has been doing a good goodwork goodwork goodwork
work for Tallahassee and a d Leon county countyand countyand countyand
and is in my opinion the best paper paperin paperin
in the State StateTHE StateTHE StateTHE
Heard Before U S Court of Appeals at atiNew atNew atNew
New Orleans OrleansA
A dispatch from New Orleans on onWednesday onednesday onWednesday
Wednesday says that a case of more morethan morethan morethan
than ordinary interest was argued in inthe intIre inthe
the United States court of appeals in inthis inthis inthis
this city It was the application for forhabeas forhabeas forhabeas
habeas corpus in behalf of Joseph JosephThomas JosephThomas JosephThomas
Thomas Ben W Douglass and R W WLewis WLewis WLewis
Lewis owners of turpentine works in inFlorida inj1lorida inFlorida
Florida praying to be released from fromthe fromthe I
the custody cu tody of the United States mar marshal marshal marshal ¬
shal at Pensacola who ho is holding them themin
in custody for alleged violation of the theUnited theUnited theUnited
United States statutes forbidding forbiddingpeonage forbiddingpeonage forbiddingpeonage
peonage or involuntary servitude for fordebt fordebt fordebt
debt debtKon
Hon John Eagan United States dis district district district ¬
trict attorney received an answer answerfrom answerfrom answer answerfrom
from Acting Attorney General Hoyt Hoytsaying Hoytsaying Hoytsaying
saying substantially that in reference referenceto
to the practice prevailing in turpentine turpentinebusiness turpentinebusiness e ebusine8s
business to old laborers in a a State ofinvoluntary of ofinvoluntary ofinoluntary
involuntary servitude your course ininstituting in ininstituting ininstituting
instituting proceedings for the arrest arrestand arrestanj arrestand
and prosecution of the guilty parties is isfully isful1y isfully
fully approved and you should pursue pursueproceedings pursueproceedings pursueproceedings
proceedings with promptness and andvigor andvigor andvigor
vigor Section 5526 revised statutes statutesapplies statutesapplies statutesapplies
applies and at all events it is the duty dutyof
of the United States authorities to test testthe testthe testthe
the question and to enforce the law if ifapplicable ifapplicable ifapplicable
applicable Where the persons held heldare heldare heldare
are aliens the act will apply applyThe applyThe applyThe
The three men now applying for habeas ha habeas habeas ¬
beas corpus were indicted for conspir conspiracy ¬
acy to return to a condition of peonage peonagecertain peonagecertain peonagecertain
certain persons by compelling them to toreturn toreturn I Ireturn
return to work The accused are try trying trying trying ¬
ing to obtain theirrelease theirreleaseThe Lheir release releaseThe
The case was argued yesterday by byAttorney byAttorney byAttorney
Attorney Tunison of Pensacola Fla Flafo Flafo Flafoi
foi fo the relators Judge John Eagan EaganUnited E EaganUnited gan ganUnited
United States district attorney for the theState theState theState
State of Florida and Judge W W WHowe WHowe WHowe
Howe United States district attorney attorneyfor
for the eastern district of Louisiana Louisianarepresenting Lo Louisianarepresenting isiana isianarepresenting
representing the government officials officialsThe officialst officialsThe
The t 1 matter was taken under advise advisement advisement advisement ¬
ment by the court courtCHRONIC courtCHRONIC courtCHRONIC
For ten years I had chronic bron bronchitis bronchitis bronchitis ¬
chitis so bad that at times I could not notspeak notspeak notspeak
speak above a wnisper writes Mr MrJoseph MrJoseph MrJoseph
Joseph Coffman of f Montmorenci Ind IndI
I tried all remedies available but with withno
no success Fortunately my m employer employersuggested employersyggested employersuggested
suggested that I try Foleys Honey and andTar andTar andTar
Tar Its effect was almost miraculous miraculousand
and I am now cured of the disease On Onmy Onmy Onmy
my recommendation many people have haveused haveusej haveused
used Foleys Honey and Tar and always alwayswith alwa alwayswith 5 5with
with satisfaction satisfactionTHE satisfactionTHE
The LehrWilliams Lehr Villiams Comedy Co has hasbeen hasbeen hasbeen
been holding down the boards at the theopeji tlieoP7iP theop1
opeji house all this week Good crowds crowdsha crowdshal41
ha hal41 sfF greeted the performances every everyniglfrt everynig everynight
night nig ltt and the company has made a ahit ahit ahit
hit Tne play Monday night is pro pronounced prOnounced pronounced ¬
nounced by all who saw it the bestever best bestever bestever
ever seen in Tallahassee TallahasseeThere TallahasseeThere TallahasseeThere
There are a number of histrionicstars histrionic histrionicstars histrionicstars
stars in the LehrWilliams Lehr Wi11iams Company CompanyThe
The repertoire embraces some of themost the themost themost
most popular plays before the Ameri American ¬
can public and the specialties introduced intro introduced introduced ¬
duced between the acts are really good goodOn goodOn goodOn
On Wednesday night Mr Williams Williamsthe
the leading man was taken suddenly suddenlyill
ill during the second act of The WildRose Wild WildRose WildRose
Rose and a substitute had to be put puton puton puton
on to finish the play Aside from this thistheatergoers thistheatergoers thistheatergoers
theatergoers have been highly pleased pleasedwith pleasedwith pleasedwith
with the character of the plays as well wellas
as the acting actingThe actingThe actingThe
The play for tonight will be Mixed MixedPickles MixedPickles MixedPickles
Pickles and it is full of laughpro laughprovoking laughprovoking laughprovoking ¬
voking incidents in idents from start to finish finishLITTLEJEWELS finishLITTLEJEWELS finishLITTLE
Every mother that has a child has a ajewel ajewel ajewel
jewel more precious to her and worth worthmore worthmore worthmore
more than the King of Englands col collection collection collection ¬
lection of diamonds etc Pity the little lit little little ¬
tle one that is rapidly losing its health healthbecause healthbecause healthbecause
because its mother does not know it has hasworms hasworms hasworms
worms and that a 25 cent bottle ofMothers of ofMothers ofMothers
Mothers Worm Syrup will expel them themquickly themquickly themquickly
Up to going to press the standing of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the candidates was as follows followsMiss followsMiss followsMiss
Miss Pearl McCord 983 983Miss 983luSB 983Miss
Miss Octavia Lavender 845Miss 845 845Miss 845Miss
Miss Bessie Chandler 183 183Miss 183Miss 183Miss
Miss Florence Lewis 157 157Miss 157Miss 157Miss
Miss Fannie Shui ShutfLn n 137 137Miss 137Miss 37 37Miss
Miss Bershe Meginniss 93 93Miss 93digs 93Miss
Miss Mamie Andrews 43Miss 43 43Miss 43MIss
Miss Gussie Chittenden 42 42Miss 42Miss 42Miss
Miss Nellie Costa 27 27A 27A 27A
Rbbt R bt J Mill proprietor of the Read ReadHouse ReadHouse ReadHouse
House Drug Store of ChattanoogaTennwrites Chattanooga ChattanoogaTenn
Tennwrites Tenn writes There is more merit inFoleys in inFoleys inFoleys
Foleys Honey and nd Tar than in any anyother anyother anyother
other cough syrup The calls for it mul multiply multiply ul ultiply ¬
tiply wonderfully and we sell more of it itthan itthan itthan
than all other cough syrups syrups combined combinedProf combinedProf combinedProf
Prof H E Bierlys botany class vis visited visited visited ¬
ited Commissioner Hodges place yes yesterday yesterday yesterday ¬
terday for the purpose of inspecting insp cting his hisfine hiSfine hifine
fine collection of cacti and other rare rareplants rareplants rareplants
plants from all parts of the world This Thisis
is a very Interesting collection C > and the themembers themembers themembers
members of the class classwere were greatly ben Denefited benefited benefited ¬
efited by the visit visiI
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9 9plAnDflal
ijt plAnDflal AnnUa1 nnua Report for Year Yeari
4 h
t i r Jnding nding Il lIl February era ar arJt n nM 28RAILROAD
q r r res
r 4 4f rP
f es Seem to be in a Flourish FlourishCondition Flourishing
1 ing Condition ConditionRailroad ConditionThe
y 4y 4
The lorida Railroad Commission Commissionits Commissionct4llpleted
I rl c ct4llpleted Pleeed its fifth an annual nual report reportthe reportqer r
ail qer r g the year ending February 28 28ffthe 28fire 28he
fire ffthe he purpose of the Commission Commissiono
o Adjust just complaints in
regard to toagainst tQadp S Sade
adp against the various rail railj railrls1DiT rail41s
41s rls1DiT oi j business in the State Statereview StateI
l L1ef I ef review of the report shows showsorIJa showsd
j 1 d ftjorida orIJa railroads are in a pros prosucondition prosJttru
Jttru condition co lition On this subject subj ct therRays the thefSaj theJ
J ri rRays rRaysN fSaj ays
tiur14g car N tg the past year there has been beenactivity beens t tpsu
psu s activity along all lines of busi busiming bnsiming busiy
y ming under the supervision of ofCommission ofitfi ofD
D itfi i Commission mission It has been a period periodprosperity periodn
n mmon prosperity for practically practicallytransportation practicallylh
l lh h transportation companies The Thecrease Thet3i1 Thet1Ll
t1Ll t3i1 crease in net earnings from fromn from8rat5Pn
4 8rat5Pn ran n of the railroads reporting for forending forIJ fort
IJ t y r ending June SO 0 1901 over the theding theding theatr
atr ding June 30 1900 was 347 347O 34709r
4 O 09r r 1811 per cent centiminent centmlllent centi
i iminent feature of the report reportrge reporth
th h rge amount of statistical infor inforconcerning inforti infordti
dti ti concerning the condition and andns andns andera
era ns of the railroads in Florida Floridathe Floridain Floridadin
din in the year The statistical tablesto tables tablesmore tablesEjm
to Ejm mt th h more complete and exhaustive exhaustiveose
i ose which it was practicable for forto fori formission
mission to prepare prep re for preced precedrts
i r j irts irtshotal rts rtshd
hd hotal otal mileage for all the roads is isby isHe ise
e by classes as follows Main MaInk Maink4277435
He = k k4277435 577435 miles branches and andirsMOaL19 andrsJr andrs
irsMOaL19 rsJr rs 40319 miles yard track and ail ailIin
Iin 28891 miles total mileage miI age 3 32ve 3i4
i4 4 iles ilesth ilesh
th h value of all the roads in Florida Floridafollows Floridat
t follows old ows Capital stock 35328 3532817bonds
17bonds 17 bonds 3500147288 aggregate aggregate33j
33j 3 20105 General averages per perroad perfi perie
lIe ie a road Capital stock 1167336 1167336dfi1156 1167336d1156523
fi dfi1156 x 1156523 23 aggregate aggr gate 2323859 2323859lotal 2323859h
a h otal gross earnings from opera operaFlorida operaM operarn
M rn Florida railroads during the thestated ther
tr r stated as follows Passenger Passengera
2ve e a 241688111 mail revenue revenuet34191 revenue4f revenue3a491
t34191 4f 91 express revenue 430 43068L 43068Ljtra 4306811i 681
1i 7 jtra ra baggage b ggage storage s orage etc 21 21fiSS 21a21
fiSS 2 aP1 total passenger earnings 39p3 3
9p3 a21 3 98 total freight earnings ea 5 5953M89 5G3
93 953M89 G3 89 miscellaneous earnings earnings80fjt798 earnings80fA798 ngs
P 80798 80fjt798 total gross earnings frompe from fromp
p pe ° on n 917913385 This is an in inof inof ine
e of 201o46556 2010 > 46556 or 2813 per periver perei perfeet
feet ei ver the gross earnings of the thefor theIltneo
ire toads oadS for the preceding twelve twelvethe twelve4f1on twelveranfRa
4f1on ranfRa ranfRaIn t tInr
Inr In 42r the head of Operating Ex Exthe Exhs Exetrsr
etrsr hs the report exhibits the totals for forsame forIJi forllio
> > llio IJi o he same roads under four heads headsMaintenance headsfo headsjstfo
jstfo fo ws > Maintenance ce of ways ays and andtiucf3res an anc andi
tiucf3res i u c res 178081533 maintenance maintenancefeqSpment mallltenalceiq
feqSpment iq eq pment 124502968 conducting conductingVunsCJrtation conductIngI g gstns
VunsCJrtation I stns ns rtaUon 352102885 general generalx
> ix x > e eie e 36842246 total operating exrs ex exjyQtistf cxEtlS
jyQtistf EtlS rs 691529632 This is an increase increasew increasefil k
w fil ljp22470 1 822470 or 3179 per cent over overt overptc overthe
the t f al 1 operating expenses of thealn the thejtoads the4aine
4aine aln jtoads roads for the preceding twelve twelveThe twelve1n
14 1n nQ t1 The general average of per perof pert
t of operating expenses to grossrni gross grosswas grossfni
fni rni s was 7533 per cent For the theyear the1I thepore
1I pore ce ng year it was 7324 per cent centg centa
a ng g the roads as a whole the av avIrnings avi avr
i r g ge arnings per mile of road were as asFreight asollo aso
ollo o o Freight earnings 181674 181674er F Fs
s er train earnings 104009 104009earnings 104009s
s i earnings from all sources 2d32 2 2operating
d32 3 operating expenses 224531 224531tpt 224531vnjl 224531p4d
vnjl J tpt t earnings from operation 735 735k 735r1
r1 1 k tQ Eross + ross earnings increased 65439 65439le 65439per
per ei le while operating expenses were weretnqr werer
tnqr r ed 54162 per mile comparisons comparisonsbetween comparIsonseln
eln en made ade between the reports sub subfor subtt subj
j tt to E f tfor for the years ending respective r respectiveJ pectiVe pectiVe1J
1J j jAe J e 301900 30 1900 and June 30190L 30190Lle 30 1901 1901I
> lLi le I lion ion is made of o the railroads llro ds now nownbecourse nowti nowrile
nbecourse ti rile Ie course of construction in the thea thetitG thetat
titG tat and nd a recommendation is made madeoi madeqo
qo tot oi legislation l station to require all railroads railroadsisu
naI isu Wpress press Companies doing business business7oF businessra
7oF ra 1 n F rida to establish and a nd maintain maintainoffices maintaine31
re e31 1 offices in this State StateBIRTHDAY States
t 4 4Q
Jt Q ult 2 a large number of people front frontfhls rom romls
fhls ls 4 ty and the surrounding neghoxhatd negh neghassembled neghothDd
othDd assembled at the residence of oftman att oftman
t t tman on the St Augustine Augustinemiles Augustined Augustineltd
ltd d miles east last night The Theof TheurB Thetture
tture urB of the affair was a birthday birthdayby birthdaytgiven birthdaygiven
tgiven given by Mr and Mrs Eastman Eastmanson
tF t Ir r son Eert who resides near nearIt nearIt nearIt
It was made a surprise party partycfa
4 cfa fa f as he was w wad concerned concernedhad
Wb h e had been arranged a highly highlyand
ie tIng and entertaining program programfurnished programliic programiiic
liic furnished furni hed amusement until untilbbngLO30 untilbP untilhbuu
hbuu bbngLO30 bP O30 when a collation such as iseeldo is isedow iseldo
eeldo edow eldo seen was spread There were werejfojee werepre wereb
jfojee pre b e and nd a half long tables full but butTQJ butread
the TQJ spread read was sufficient for twice as asfjianjjfnore asn asr
fjianjjfnore fjianjjfnoreTifeje r en n oreT ore oreTirLe
T Tifeje TirLe flew by until the midnight hourn hour hourthe hourthe
n the guests that they must de debr del81t deaPtPor
l81t aPtPor > br their respective homes Mr Mrrs Mrnp 1 1nI
np 48their rs Eastman are Jolly entertain entertainft
ft Jjjd d always add largely to their theiroMriends theirtJ
tJ oMriends o iends on these occasions occasionsRE occasionsORE occasionsORE
Th They is no falling off in the number numbercations numbefa numberapications =
fa lications cations for appointment as no noblic notY
i1P tY tltbl1c blic During the past week the ther thetMe thepe
tMe r has appointed appo ted the following followingState followi followingi g gpt
i ± pt State at large largeorrlson largeorr1son largeA
A orrlson Island Grove GroveMather Groveor GroveIrv
or Irv e Mather Mi Miami MiamiCobb Miamig n nCobb
g Cobb Jr McLillan McLillanP
010 o P Hill Seffner Seffneras Seffnerias SeffnerTh
Th as Pebley Pensacola Pensacolat
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