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Title: The sun
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Sun (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Physical Description: 2 v. : ill. ;
Language: English
Publisher: Sun Co.
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Publication Date: July 14, 1906
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 18, 1905)-v. 3, no. 47 (Sept. 12, 1908).
Numbering Peculiarities: Published at Tallahassee, Fla., June 23-Sept. 12, 1908.
General Note: Claude L'Engle, editor.
General Note: "If it's right, we are for it."
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AN ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY WITH A WILL OF ITS OWN, PRINTED FOR THE PROPLEf OF FLORIDA, BY THE SUN CO TALLAHASSEE, PLA.
TA LLAHAISSEE, FLORIDA, JULY 14, 06 c per Y





GNRAL ORDER No, .



REPEATED BY REQUEST.
It is known of all men and conceded to be good by all wise men that the masses be informed about things
Sin general and the things that concern the public welfare and happiness in particular.
It is conceded by both wise and foolish men that there is only one way to inform the masses, and that way
is to put facts before them plainly, concisely, fully, reliably and understandingly.
It is known of most men now living that while there formerly was but one way to put facts before the
masses-by proclamations uttered by public heralds so that the masses could hear them-there are now two ways-
by public out cry and by public print.
It is known of all sane men, saving only those who remain ignorant under twentieth century enlightenment,
that the day Oqttenberg invented the art of printing, the day of the public crier began to close, to dawn no more,
and that now, the art of printing having reached its perfection, there is but one way used to bring information to
the masses-the way of the printed page.
These things being so-
And, THE SUN, by reason of being possessed of the LARGEST AND MOST DIVERSIFIED OIRCULA-
TION among Florldians enjoyed by ANY PUBLICATION WHATSOEVER being competent to do so-
It is ordered-
That THE SUN be now and hereafter prepared and printed in the city of Tallahassee, the Capital of the
State of Florida.
But, it being highly important, not to mention absolute essentially, that the means of getting information
be not withheld from any one.
It is further ordered-
That THE SUN hall still continue TO BE PUBLISHED EVERYWHERE.
As the public has an inalienable property right in THE E UN, because THE BUN is wholly and ossestially a
public journal, it is both meet and proper that the public should know all about THE SUN.
Therefore,
It i further ordered-
That the reasons for the change in place of preparation and printing of THE SUN, be nowe set fo *
To.m:
First-To be at the source of information about the people's business which they have entrusted to their
servants whom they have sent to Tallahassce for that purpose. Located where the people's business iQs lv on
THE SUN will be able to get faots which the people should know, at first hand, with promptness and foiWty..
S Seond-The difference between MISINFORMATION and INFORMATION being identical with Phe ifr.
aece between GOOD and BAD, it is both timely and proper that information shall be put before the people 'TB
SUN will contain information and have no dealings at all with misinformation.
"Third-The time has passed when the makers of THE SUN were trying to make a great state paper. They
MheW MADE THE SUN THE GREAT STATE PAPER. The capital of the State is the proper' place for s.oh a
Fourth-Money, as is well known ,is but a secondary consideration with THE SUN, but it IS a cooeldera-
tio m d a certain amount of being necessary for SUN success, it was up to TEE SUN makers to get that certain
necessary amount. They saw a chance to make it by operating a print shop A TallaAssee in which among other
work the state printing could be done.
The determination to strive for SUN PERFECTION, growing lustier as it grows older, and the twin pro-
ceases of discriminating choosing of good things, and ruthless elimination of bad things, showing not wen the
^ ~prellminary sign of stoppage.
It is further ordwed-
That THE UN shall be better and brighter, bigger and stronger, hotter ad hotter, because of its move; and
shall allow no modem incarnation of Joshua to successfully command it to stand still
Be it known that by authority of the endorsement of THE BUN by the good people of this state, we THhi
SUN, do declare Oeneral order No. 1 duly promulgated.
..iven unde rthe great acal of publ approval which is vested i us, thIs 284 day of June in the year of our
Lord Nineteen Hiundred and s, of the year of the Republic of the United States of America the one hundred
al HiMrtet, nof the year of the admissio of Florida into the uion the eAety-frat, ad of the monh of BUN


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THE JUNGLE -1t*
"opyright, 1906, Doubleday, Page d Co. AU right s. rwvU d.;_'


BYNOP818.
The story of to Jungle," Upton
Sinclai' novld, which has caused the
(overument lAvetliloA into the
method employed by the Beet Tr ,
had its origin an actual Packin-
town rommece.
nla Ahland avenue--back of the
stock yar "-the wedding took
place.
The rt hapts merely showed n
broad4hboulded butcher being we4-
ded to a ousa girl who ses in him a
ihem. e we iedtal fn all its mea-
queness Is described this chapter.
The wedding ceremony is typical of
Packlngtown. At midnight the form.
alltie ended.
The romance Is a prelude to the
story of actual life in the stockyarn.
The frst stalment, which began
in THE SUN last week, concluded:
"The last tardy diners are scarcely
given time to finish before the tables
and the debris are shoved into the
corner and the chairs and the tables
piled out of the way, and it was then
that the real celebration began."


CHAPTER I (CON'WNUED.)
His companion follows, but with
his eyes open, watching where he
tread, so to speak; and finally Vai-
eutinavyclst, ofter waiting for a it-
tie and beating with his foot to get
tho time, cuts up his eyes to the
coiling and begins to saw-"Broomt
bom broomroo"
The company pairs off quickly, and
the whole room is soon in motion.
Apparently nobody knows how to
waltz, but that is nothing of any con-
sequence-there is music, and they
dance, each as he pleases, just as be-
fore they sang. Most of them prefer
the "two-step," especially the young,
with whom it Is the fashion. The
older people have dances from hom'w,
Strange and complicated steps which
they execute with graYve solemnity.
Some do not dance anything at all,
but simply hold each other's hands
and allow the undisciplined joy of
motion to express itself with their
feet. Among these are Jokubas Sed-
vilas and his wife, Luclia, who tu-
gether keep the delicatessen store,
and consume nearly as much as they
sell; they are too fat to dance, but
they stand in the middle of the floor,
holding each other fast In their arms,
rocking slowly from side to side and
grinning seraphically, a picture of
toothless and perspiring ecstasy.
Of these older people many wear
clothing reminiscent in some detail
of home-an embroidered waistcoat
or stomacher, or a gayly colored
handkerchief, or a coat with large
cuffs and fancy buttons. All theae
things are carefully avoided by the
young, meet of whom have learned
to speak. English and to affect the
latest style of clothing. The girls
wear ready-made dresae or shirt
waists, and some of them look quite
pretty. Some of the young men you
would take to beake to be Americans, of the
type of clerks, but for the fact that
they wear their hats In the room.
Each of these younger couples affects
a style of its own in dancing. Some
hold each other tightly, some at a
cautious distance. Some hold their
arms out stitly, some drop them
loosely at their sides. Some dance
springily, some glide softly, some
move with grave dignity. There are
boisterous couples, who tear wildly
about the room, knocking every one
out of their way. There are nervous
Couples, whom these-frighten, and
who cry, "Nustok Kas yra?" at them
as they pasL. Each couple is paired
for the evening-you will never see
them change about.k
There is Alena Jasaityte, for In-
Htance, who has danced unending
hours with Juosa Racalus, to whom
she is engaged. Alen is the beauty
of the evening, and she would be ,
really beautiful If she were not so
Proud. 8he wears a white shlr.- I
waist, whiet repreents, perhaps,


+ "THE JUNGLE," Upton
+. called attention to the met
+ packing houses in Chicago
S began last week in THE A(
+ Before the publisher pu
+ assigned unbiased investing
+( made by Mr. Sinclair. T)
+ which corroborated in ever
+ thor. They found that me
+, tion was being packed in c
+ country. They found that
+ its condition, was being p
+ necessary of life, when in
+ poison.
+ Readers of this serial-4
+ ranking as a document im
+' better conditions in the o
+ tunity to get into intimate
+' ods employed by the great
+ world, and wil be enabled
+ under existing conditions,
+ profit out of commodities u
. diet, but are positively Wnju
+ The story, which will fol
+ ingmen of America.
-9-4'. PJ .a. a ,A
T4 ."-4 TIDT -O'- "-


half a week's labor painting canzi
She holds her skirt with her hand as
she dances, with stately precision
after the manner of the grande
dames. Juosas is driving one of Dur-
ham's wagons, and is making big
wages. He affects a "tough" aspect
wearing his hat on one side and keep-
ing a cigarette In his mouth all the
evening. Then there is Jadvyga Mar-
cinkus, who is also beautiful, but
humble.
Jadvyga likewise paints cans, but
then she has an invalid mother and
three little sisters to support by It,
and so she does not spend her wages
for shirt waists. Jadvyga Is small
and delicate, with Jet black eyes and
hair, the latter twisted into a little
knot and tied on the top oi her head.
She wears an old white dress which
she has made herself and worn to
parties for the past five years; It is
high-waisted-almost under her
arms, and not very becoming-but
that does not trouble Jadvyga who
is dancing with her Mikolas. &he is
small, while he is big and powerful;
she nestles In his arms as If she
would hide herself from view, and
leans her head upon his shoulder. He
In turn has claped hie arms tightly
around her, as if he would carry her
away; and so she dances, and will
dance the entire evening, and would
dance forever, in ecstasy of blise.
You would smile, perhaps, to ame
them-but you would not smile If
you knew all the story. This is the
fifth year, now, that Jadvyga has
been engaged to Mikolas, and her
heart is sick. They wouad have been
married in the beginning, only Mike-
las has a father who 'to drunk all
day, and he is the only man In a
large family. Even aso, they might
have managed It (for Mikola tos a
skilled man) but for cruel accidents
which have almost taken the heart
out of them. He is a beef-boner, and
that is a dangerous trade, especially
when you are on piece work and try-
ing to earn a bride. Your hands are
slippery, and your knife is slippery,
and you are tolling like mad, when
somebody happens to speak to you,
or you strike a bone. Then your
hand slips upon the blade, and there
Is a fearful gash.
And that would not be so bad, only
for the deadly contagion. The ,ut
may heal, but you never can toll.
Twice now, within the lat three
Yrear, Mikolas haa been lying at
home with blood*els ..ig- _me tor
three months and aeme.for ne s


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a-AaA_. -J.. "'oen step Into the ,n901oo and
V ; dance with her. Baon aoee' for
SsW-eal I ste--asM l so ai he
6SHinclair's noe l, wh4ch wret plaeee it to a very 34"P
htods employed by great meat with lauffghter4
, the centre of the indwy Whenha s6
/N, and will be fn es. ta, wh h ld the hat, It ie
t4the book on- o t a thAtsey drope a t tor
itore to 9ify 'th aow t lare a
power a his WtS7
ewe probers made a report of the p
y detail the expose of the a* ptd to pary or thi mnat
at unit for tnan conump I they b pro r geits will
a" that onr a.Beat 81 1M over
ne and sold throughout the b ad .is t .r
so-called food, almost M k in life upon.
almed off on the public as a i Mot teatful they we to Otf
reality t to s protidoslay a mv t. e will oftaly be er
.. .. two hu ia d nollMa, a'd ay be
touted as a novel, but now three haunr; had three hudred
separable fro the fight for dollars i s baoro than the yW in.
ounty-uill aw an oppor- potm a A t om vom
uM otr. There aru able-bode mou bQ* he o
acquaintance wfth the mo th work from early morning, until late
test packing houses in the at nalht, lna oo-old .ll0rs with a
to re, e how monopoly o. quarter of an onch of Wate on tile
5,er--men who for sIx orfa 6
mulct the publio and make mouths In the year never
Aitch ore not only uefoes as a light from Sunday afternoon Ui t h
grious. next Sunday morani--4 woe0'
low, Ia dedicated to the work.* eart b h j h ula
sea rce la r teeis, who R
se the top of the work
0-A....O -6-6whoe e rats hav id o 0et
-,T ---- -- -T the ir P -aad who do-otma,
the halt of reeo hundrd rt a
. seven. The last time, too, he lost year, and, erhap not evTea th3
s his job, and that meant six weeks of it Ai thn to spread 4 a
, more of standing at the doors of the sum, all Ini p aci daytptro aoIrWe
packing houses, at six o'clock on bit at a wed feIasti (tor hoUly
- ter Winter mornings, with a foot of It is the ame thing, whet0r Yon
Snow on the ground and more la the spend it at once for your o0wn"
a, ir. Tnere are learned people who ding, or i lon time, at t wed
. can tell you out of the statisticU that di of a our- 1i e S
beef-boners make forty seated an I i *e imlprd ,t l,
hour, but, perhaps, these people have but, 14b i X eL enufal. IWt
Snever looked into a beet.boner's thor
hands. eithlb, ,nse buto il the
L When Tamoulus and his lompa. ol ng withal the th
i lonas stop for a ret, as pertore they stuls-meg papmt irvet0 e
musts now and then, tae d anesrs I l To that WVOo
I alt where they are ana wait pa- merely t be de e "tt
gently. They never see to tine; Mk lwl dltf the 46Ou,
and there is no plae for them to t *no* boet nte ta ~ ng s.I
0 down if they did. It is only for a what hk e the ,yor -. The
minute, anyway, forthe leader starus'e sVy h oome ,tm
up agin, in spite of all tae protested & far-ot s; and:tg ea it -
of ttheother two. This time it ant- WMas tt e mlhtlw I "t
I other sort .of a dance, a LithMuaisa td p
dance. Those who refer to, *o u t __
with the two-tep, 5at the majority % m" ,
so through an intricate series of mo. 104l oiiA
tons, remblin ore fano skang provided that one
than a dance. the climax of it is lst testifyo the id
furious prestistmo, at which th w it all it, aee and
I s 1 a dsa begin 4 BSSno suoh rit*u g
whirlingg" This is quite sirrlti, mere bblyb Io bUs.M'l
and every one in the room ;!A a th
until the place becomes a ma j about and
flying skirts and bodies, quito de, toe be be 11
sling to look upon. But the sight _t OneM ay, i u, likea l !.
ights at this moment is g am& red Wi. haiSvJi
Kule .lk The old Asddle Slf fte r m l ,toer o,
and shrieks in protest, but Tuman old C OW bankto toUi Sl
h11 no morcy. The sw -eat stt R -IsA- -- ,,gal hi
on his foreh ead, and he beads er lsys
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Letters of Pat


Dear Spotte-Ye remember that
simple quotation from Homer, or was
it Bacon-"eomparisons smell like
onions," and that philosophic utter-
ance of Alclblad;e, afterward discov-
ered by Andy Hamilton of yellow
dog fame, "one touch of nature makes
us all want to skin?"
I merely call these gems to yer
mind me dear Spotts, as a preface
for the tale I will unwind and that
is brought to me thoughts by real-
ing me newspaper mail from Mada-
gasesr.
Ye knew I was a political director
in that fair land after I got the skid-
doo note in South Africa after the
Jamison raid and the Boers wanted
me hide to decorate a laager as
memento of me share in the revolu-
tion.
But as I was saying, I read me
papers and they were full of the late
primaries in the island of me exile,
and Spotts, I nearly laughed myself
sick over the fulsome and lavish
praise given to some of the ducks
that I personally knew to be the
greatest grafters that ever kept on
the fresh air side of a gaol-that's
Arable for convict camp, Spotts.
How do they get the happy word-
the joyful eulogy that makes the
heart beat faster and causes the head
to swell, when if they had what was
coming to them they would be look-
ing for a hole In the ground and
praying for an earthquake to cover
it after they had fallen in. Ye'll
have to ask me an easy one, 8pottes-
why does adog have fleas, or some-
thing equally simple?
To reua me topic, .however, me
dear lad, and when ye read me fee-
ble comments, don't think of compare.
ing me rambling and disjointed rem-
iniscences with that land first known
through Hernando DeSoto's person-
allr conducted excursion.
will quote ye some of the ttd
bits. Here is one: "It is a pleasure
to inform our readers that Hon.
BooM MeJungle has been trium-
phantly returned. His career has
been commendable in every way, and
though a few obscure sheets have
pointed out tiat he was In a state of
deep intodlctioO during nearly all
of his term of ofte, yet not enough
persons read the charge to materially
effect the vote for aim. It was also
said of him that he played the
double-croes on the members of the
Third House. That when ye bought
his vote on a bill, if it was amended
ye would have to buy him aapi to
vote for the amendment. We are
happy to say that this charge alo"
fell at as no sucker who had been
caught was willing to give himself
away."
Here's another: "Hon. ,an sails
was lucky enough to sidetracek his
enemies and befool his friends and
we are pleased to state that he will
be a member o our next parliament.
Although he tois charged with having
burned a government building to
hide traces of his rascality that fact
has not preyed upon the minds of his
Intellignt onstitueny, and he will
annouoae himself for the position of
presiding ofleesi.
That's the way they do it there,
Spot. Ain't it disauting? I could
cite ye many moire. ll tell ye of an
incident. e010 there was a bill to
regulate te duties of the palm les*


lun inspector. Opposition developed
,ud it was necessary to argue wita
bome of the I-want-to-be-seen boys.
A sort talk ana the transfer of a
tive-pound note (tnat's $&. of our
coin, Spotts,) did the work. With
tears in nis eyes old Gunwad says:
"Thank ye, for ye generous offering.
I'm with ye to the last. It's the first
real money I've seen this term.
Promises are all I've had so far."
Nobie old fellow, wasn't he. Ye"
have some admiration for a purchase
when it stays bought, and don't
throw ye in the air at the fatal mo-
ment. That reminds me of an old
chap who ran tne Madagascar Flag.
Once upon a time he hated railroads
so hard he wouldn' have a rail fence
on his farm. He would t buy any-
thing that was hauled by a railroad.
He wouldn't accept % pass to attend
the annual meeting of the Madagas-
ear Press Association, prefering to
ride giraffe back.
One day he became acquainted
with a cocoanut oil magnate who was
also owner of the Madagascar Mid-
land. He fell under the influence of
the octopus, saw the light and yelled
for a drayman to take his old-time
principles to the garbage dump. lie
paid his paper bills and ass whooped
it up for the railroad and his bene-
factor ever since.
Whin me mind carries me back
over those things that happened it' is
without difficulty that I raycall other
things that also happened. It is a
reflection, dear pots, that is forced
upon us at .very turn of life that
something' that happens now, brlnqs
to mind vividly something' that hap-
pened in the long ago. I picked up
a copy of Jawn Collins' True Dimi-
crat the other day and I discovered
that Jawn, who, as I told you once
before, is runnln' one of those shame
papers in that dear auld Tallahassee,
and who is ever on the ave of flndin'
out something' which nobody river
thought of doln', has discovered that
same carrier pigeon which was used
so effectively by yours truly during
the late lamented Call-Chipley con-
test for United States Sinnit. You
will raycall, Spotsy darlint, that the
Call people used to caucus in the
room that the Sinnit used to hold
sessions in before Sherman Jennnes
remodelled the capitol, and that
very marnin' the Chipley men would
know all about what happened in the
Call caucus the night before.
I make no doubt that your mind
refreshes your memory with the con-
sternation that was depleted upon
the faces of the faithful flowers of
the tall Call column whin they dis-
covered that all their plans made
the night before were known by the
inlmy before sun-up next morning .
Many Is the look of suspicion that
you no doubt caught passing from
one Call man to another Call man,
each one ruspictin' the other one of
begin' the Judas. The only explana-
shun that could be given for this
leaking out of the secrets of the
Call caucus was that a carrier p1i.
eon was used by the Chipley crowd.
I favored the carrier pigeon idea
ye know, because divle a bit did I
care to have any one suspect that I
had fund a way to set up in the
garret over the Sinnit Chamber, and
by boring a hole through the ceillig
I and placing me eye ad me ear alter.


nately at the hole, GOT WISE TO
EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENED in
the Call caucus, which I promptly
raytalled to my employers before I
sought my downy couch that same
night.
Well, it seems that Jawn HAS
CAUGHT THIS SAMEb CARRIER
PIGEON that the Call crowd suspict-
ed the Chipley crowd of being after
having, for he says that he is in po-
sition to give the STRAIGHT GOODS
ABOUT ALL THAT HAPPENS at
the meetings of the I. I. Board when
it was proven on him that he NIVER
HAS ATTENDED A MEETING NOR
QUESTIONED ONE OF THE TRUS-
TAYS.
I say, Spotsy, would ye be kind
enough to tell me whether I can got
a Job on one of the dredgeboats em-
ployed in draining the East Coast
land around West Palm Beach? If
not I will apply to me fr'ind, Gov.
Broward, for a job on one of the
State dredgeboats that is after doing
the same thing in another part of the
State. And while you are at it,
Spotsy, will you tell me how it is
that drainage is a GOOD THING at
West Palm Beach and a BAD THING
at Lauderdale?
I see that me fri'nd Will Bryan is
after the ice trust in Jacksonville. I
wish you would tell him for me,


Spots, that he needn't waste his time
in going after the boardinghouse
trust, for dlvie a wan could I ivcr
get to trust me for a male.
It is with much pleasure that I
note that me old frin' Albert Gil-
christ-General Albert Gilchrist they
call him, though dinle a bit could I
figure out the war he served in-is
going abroad. Right gladly will I
welcome General Albert to the old
sod, particularly as I hear he has
made a pace o' money out of land
trades, and ought to be good for a
touch of fair sised proportions. It
will depend upon the sise of that self-
same touch whether or not he gets
me support in his race for Governor.
Tell me, Spotsy, has Major H'aly
started out on his semi-annual tour
through the State which he always
takes about this time ivery two
years, fizin' up the cards for Speaker
of the House and President of the
Sinnit? Ho promised to take me
with him this time so I might be on
the ground flare. whin the Thi-d
House tois organised for business Ye
know, traveling' around and fixin'
Legislatures an' things, is about the
ayesiest thing the Major does.
Olive oil, Spotsy dear. When .e
mate a square m'al face to face-
think of me. Yours,
PAT.


Railroad Commission


Takes the Initiative


Special to THE SUN.
Jacksonville, Fla., July 12.-Rail-
road Commissioner R. Hudson Burr
arrived in Jacksonville Wednesday
morning for the purpose of maklag
an investigation of the congested
condition of the railway freight term-
inals here. Wednesday and Thure.
day were spent in getting In touch
with the lumber dealers, and in mak-
ing a personal inspection of the
terminals. A hearing will be held
Friday at 10 o'clock in the Board of
Trade rooms. Forty or fifty wit-
nesses have been subpoenaed who
will be examined under oath. Among
those summoned are both consignees
of freight, and railway officials.
Both sides of this question will be
fully heard, and from the facts ob-
tained Commissioner Burr will make
up his report and recommendation to
the commission.
Secretary Royal C. Dunn is with
Commissioner Burr.
In order that the equilibrium may
be preserved as far as possible an ex-
. tract from the correspondence files of
the Railroad Commission is printed
below. In this case the Railroad Com-
mission has acted to prevent, the pre-
paration of a fraud by a shipper on a
railroad. A railroad, like all other
things and like all persons, is some-
tUme victimleed. This seems to be a
casew here the Railroad Commission
acted promptly and effectually nla pre-
venting a railroad from being made a
victim by a dishonest shipper. The
correspondece, hich explains Itaelt
and the point, follows:
Ms 1,t 1906, Bery Padgtt, of Cea-
tor lUl.%P wrotto t 0 D=n,%


Secretary of the Railroad Commission,
enclosing bill of lading for toen crates
of tomatoes which he shipped to C. H.
Norris Co., Baltimore, requesting
the Railroad Coamission to trace the
shipment. The Oommission answered
May 3rd that it would do no good to
trace the shipment it the tomatoes
were lost il tr.asit, and suggesting
that he make claim on the railroad
company, for the amount that the to-
matoes would have brought, less the
freight charges and commission, and
also suggesting that he secure a 1I-
ter from the cosilgnees stating what
tomatoes were selling for on the date
the shipment should have reached its
destination, and promstng that upon
receipt of the information asked f the Commlsslos would make the claim
for him. Mr. Padgett wrote to the
commission meehants, requesting
them to advise him what the tomatoes
were selling for in the Baltimore
market at the time the shipment
should have reached destination. H-'
sent a copy of this letter to the Rail-
road Oommisson. The Railroad Coi-
mission July 3rd wrote 0. H. Norris
& Co., the letter which follows:
Mess. C. H. Norris & Co..
22 LiUght St. Wharf, Baltimore, Md.
Dear Sirs-The Oomaislaoners are
sending you herewith .letter which
was addressed by yoe to Mr. Berry
Padett, Center Hill, La. The Com-
mIslomers desire to call your atten.
tioa to the lite WVbhe sys, to part.
"Ww aselig Sa ta time at $2.00 per
rate." Please advise whether the flg
ure'2 was made by Yea e was placed
(Continuted a Thirteen.)


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THE, "INU


Drain-


Primer


Charles Dickens cleverly depicted the embarrassment which the en-
quiring youthful mind may bring to his paternal ancestor In his book
"Dombey and Son." Those who have read the book and have forgot-
ten most of it have not forgotten the dilemma that the elder Dombey wus
placed 4n when Paul Dombey, his small boy, suddenly asked him,
"Papa, what Is money?" The novelist said Mr. Dombey was puasled
and the attempts of Mr. Dombey to expound the financial scheme of
the British government in terms understandable by his offspring were
humorously drawn. Paul was one of those youngsters who go around
with a question on his lips and Mr. Dombey was pussled more than once
by the questions fired at him by his tormentor, who was serenely un-
conscious of the torment he was inflicting.
The Everglades drainage question has been beclouded to such an ex-
tent by the people whose interest it was to becloud this question In the
hope that it would be so misunderstood that it would be overwhelmed
by opposition aroused against it, that THE SUN has resorted to the
vehicle used by the great novelist to Inform the people of Florida on
the drainage question by printing Imaginary conversations between an
imaginary father and son, just as Dickens informed the British people
about things they should have known, though the fictitious Dombeyw,
father and son. The conversations which are to follow under this
head, between little Algernon and his Pa, will, it is hoped, present the
drainage question to the people in such plain, understandable shape
that the difculties which have beqn made to surround it by interested
writers In publications owned or controlled by the Interests will pats
away. THB SUN, therefore, introduces little Algernon and his Pa,
whose pictures can be meen at the head of this story.
Algernon-Pa, what are the Everglades?
Pa-The Everglades? Everglades?, you say? What are the Bver-
glades? Why my son you embarrass me by asking such a question at
this particular time. I really am not sure myself what the Everglades
are. When I was your age I was told that the Everglades were a wa-
tery waste and I grew up with this idea. But lately I read a letter
which my friend Major Alexander St. Clair Abrams wrote to the news-
papers In which he said that the Everglades was a desert and drew a
distressing picture of the troubles of himself and his born from the
dust kicked up by the heels of the horse In traversing this sandy, water-
less area.
Algernon-Has the Major ever been through the Everglades, Pa?
Pa--The Major says so, my son, but no one ever heard of his travels
until this year, and people might have believed that he did make a trip
If It hadn't been for that ghost story about the dust smarting the nos-
trils of his trusty steed.
Alg.-Who is Major Abrams, Pa?
Pa.-Major Abrams! Why, my son, you astonish me when you be-
tray such Ignorance of so distinguished a person. Major Abrams is the
man who breaks out In a new place every now and then. He is all the
time denouncing somebody or something. He Is the man who bolts
Democratic conventions one year and tries to run the Democratic patty
a year or two.afterwards. He is the man who does strange sad unac-
countable things. For instance: In the year 1901 we and him pour.
ing forth torrents of abuse against Henry M. Flagler, one of the great
developers of our State, accusing him of every crime known, and sus-
pecting him of crimes unknown. To have heard him the one would
not have been surprised to se him throw a fitf any oe haud sid a
good wood for this man Flagler. Yet, in 1906, the Major ss his
ever ready pe sad dashes off a panegyric on. the object of his hatred f
four years before that would have made Anthoyr's speeh as Caesar
look like a printed dialogue between two fishwives. Major Abrams has
what is known as "penclltls" and has suffered a relape at that. He
Is so addicted to the habit of writing things that If he dosea't break
out with some of his scorching letters about one in so often he will
have to take the Pasteur cure.
Alg.-Does the Major believe all he writes about the UverIladeiT
Pa.--Now, my son, you are getting entirely too personal. wouldn't
like to commit myself with an opinion about what the Major believe.,
If I wre to undertake to say what the Major really believes the rst
Justice of the Peace who heard of It would order a lunacy commesIlos
to sit on my case.
Alg.-You think, then, that the Major writes against the Xverglades
drainage plan because he Is hired to do it?
Pa.-Tou guessed right the very first time.
Alg.-Why don't he write In favor of the Bverglades?
Pa.-Beamse the other side saw him first.
Alg.-I hear people talking about the Literary Bureau, pa. What
is that?
Pa.-A Literary Bureau, my son, is one of those thins that are
established by people who have as interest la fooling the wet of e


iwg ZVroFBIP UM: & e
In rea e toaelegra' from the ito war from there tt
on the work of the dredg. Uvqr. gias V 0 S
Out to
on Mot
sd.. which was built at.ew Rlror ""* y
to ait in the drainage aid reelami-.
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rPa.-th, mioly ore eo. Mot of iO
But'eovsIdtsist hahes t p
aere p* I a b. ,,s ,,
Alg.-A wto.thte epent ne things?
Alg.-Thenaes te ro people an afford them?


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tst fbo ft, p AtI-t,
Vrglades w e that
Bvergl1ade40 e i95AMIU
mralned bet ua that Nr rf th o hr
of the avroglad otAthoat eaotAeM or ,
Alg.--Uo dW4o theee people know elS .
Pa.-Th Iow st are, te$ e a r t.e t
th*eml--ovend they offtred ton O f
drain the byerglades, ,e 4h party O I
acre for draiwtge, provided the Stat he fo t .t
lAnds wheR theV were drained. *.. "A. n



Al.-Who ly didn't tha throuh.-
Pa.-Ittdide go9 0through fran the
thesltat e as not sat e wth toe "aa th O WN
were promised but wanted toCet them all.
Alot.-oeo whom n4 this land belong?
Pa.-FIrst itleisoi tio 0the d tate *3thO
S. vt gve t to te tate of o
through Its LegVslture asked that it be given for ttped t
age and reclamati .... '. .'.dh
Alg.-How lotng ago w. that ,
Pa.-A little ovr ft ear. .. .. ,
Alig.-How much land es been given to tt tate tUW 4
ront to drain and reclaim?
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Alg-WhvT y + *' ;
Pa.-Because the State h bee trying o fifty e t have ti
drained by private parties and ha, made .v-ral cont.rac.ts with pryaf i.d



opartie to drain the,, te e.r.e.
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when toheoy got theima i d th

Als.-ease the TOfas
outthReobi.gatione rt nStb e tryint
themselves what other is e n
pie to do by cont iet s. an bat mb w.foo, o
to gles-You of hts
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THE SUN


July 14,1906


GUBERMATORIM TIMBER.,
CHIP AND 5PLINTER5.

lrwS^Hl M.f^ l


0I YVILD GOOSE. CHI~5L


Shaking


This Is the season of the year and
the period on the political calendar,
in which governors are made over
night. There has been a whole lot of
nonsense written about the guberna-
torial succession in 19u9. It has
been a form of amusement, followed
by several people in the State, to
bring out a new candidate for gover-
nor every once in a while. Most of
these candidates have no chance to
get the ogee, save only in the fertile
brains and overwrought imaginations
of those who mention them, but, as
the dull summer season is upon us,
and most of us get tired of Imbibing
soft drinks and looking at ball
games, which are about the only
' forms of amusement left to us in t O
summer time, except fishing, which
only a small part of the population
has the time and inclination to In-
dulge In; Mr. Taylor, THE SUN car-
toonist, has conceived the idea that
It might be as well to indulge the
speculative tastes and fancies of the
people and will make a series of car-
toons which he will call "Gubernato-
rial Timber Chips and Splinters."
Mr. Taylor invites every male per-
son, who has attained the statutory
gubernatoriall age, to send in his pic-
ture and he promises him that. by
this act, he will make himself eligi-
ble for mention amonw those who
might be Governor. This, purely in
the spirit of not denying the people
any amusement possible for them ,to
obtain in the dog days that are upon
us.
The serious part of Governor-mak
fIr will not besln until after the
next LeTwilature has lived and died
"nd it will be a month or two aftti
*tq s" d or pleasant demise. (depend
'i w upon whether the viewer hma
-en .,r.t or benefitted by th(
Rinon)l that the real discussion o
*h. wnhmenatnoral eandidatde will
h.vP1vin Pornet. Although the pro
o"w t n tf this in4mrnl may havy
fhht. foknrtp eftnitdlte for Governnm
w "ow. it to nttire1v too early ;-
the #4 s to Irremvnhbly enmmit thi
4n1"rnal to the advocacy of any one
When the time comes this lourni,
will surely advocate the mau for gov
emor who is the most worthy of al
those offering for that high ofLe.


the Old


About two -weeks ago THE SUN
printed a little size-up of the men
who will compose the next Legishl-
ture, from the standpoint of adminis-
tration and anti-administration.
From information at hand at the
time that was written the prediction
was made that there would be S33
members of the next House who
would be distinctly friendly to the
administration. I am now a little
better informed so that I am able to
add two to tLis list and get out the
revised figures as 40 out of 69. I
said before and I say now that it is
quite probable that this list of mem-
bers favorable to the administration
will be increased as the members-
elect study State questions and be-
come acquainted with the policies of
the present administration. Gov.
Broward learned the game of politics
long before he commenced to prac-
tice Statecraft, and it will be the
biggest kind of a surprise if he should
have forgotten any of the things he
learned about politics In the wood old
days when anti-Greek met Straight-
out Greek in Duval. I predict tht
the Governor will see to It that every
man who will occupy a seat in the
next T4gislature will be informed
correctly, rellably and fully as to the
Important State Issues to be decided
at the next session. These Include,
in the order of ttaer prominence
and. I think. In the order of their
Importance, drainage. State Inmir-
a ie. lIdncation. Immliratinn Bu-
reau, Uniform Textbooks. Tnternsl
Tmnrovements. and T miwht add a
few other., but T won t because If T
I were to start to make a list thIt
r should Include all the questions th.t
will be aritated at the next session
s of the Legislature I would not get
0 nnvthing else In the space allotted to
f this discussion.


There seems to be a difference of
nonilon among the editors of the
State as to whether or not John
Watson, formerly of Osceola but now
of Dade. will be a candidate for
Rnesker. T saw in the Metropolis of
.Tacksnville a statement that he
would not be. Being mindful of the
ruling propensity of this paper to get
things wrong, its announcement that


Plum


Mr. Watson would not be a candidate
rather shook my conclusion, which I
had previously formed, that he would
not be. Another paper, printed
down the East Coast, stated last
week that Mr. Watson would be. I
still adhere to my opinion that Mr.
Watson will not be a candidate for
Speaker. I made this statement over
a month ago and gave as a reason
then, which I now repeat, that Mr.
Watson, having gubernatorial aspira-
tions, will not risk a defeat for the
Speakership, which would nip his
aspirations in the bud. He will pre-
fer, in my opinion, to make a record
on the floor, which he is capable of
doing b) mental force and past ex-
perience.


I see the Hon. George C. Matth-
ews of Ocala mentioned as a candi-
date for Speaker and by some accus-
ed of having administration support.
I don't know whether Mr. Matthews
will have administration support or
not. I know, however, that he is not
one of those who sit up nights trying
to find a new way to misrepresent
the acts of the present administra-
tion. He belongs to that larger
class of the people of this State who
are willing to give the administration
credit for the good things it does and
are not rushing headlong into a
criticism founded on misrepresent -
tion. With the Ocala and Starke
Matthews'. Mr. Carter of Gainesville
and Mr. McWilliams of St. Johns In
the race for Speaker it Is a safe pre-
diction to make,. if no others come
out, that the next Speaker will be a
man fully eoulnped to discharge the
important duties of presiding officer
of the Florida House of Representa-
tives. T don't think that Mr. MeWil-
linms will be able to get votes enough
to elect him. With the present en-.
tries the race Is between three, but
the race is just begun and ftae winner
may not enter until late in the fall.


It seems that the primary law to
fated to be tampered with at the
coming session. Nearly all those
who have written on the subject and
those who have spoken on It have
found something the matter with it.
I do not look for any material change.


Tree


in this law. The difference of ope.-
ion as to what the law should contain
were so very marked at the session
of 1901, when it was passed, that a
compromise between the warring
factions on important legislative en-
actments was the ONLY TININ,
THAT SAVED IT, and these diver-
gences of opinion will, in my mind,
prevent any material change, because
Its friends will be unwilling to risk
the fate of the primary law in a free
fight engaged in by those who,'
opinions are strong and whom it
will be difficult to reconcile.


To a person who keeps his bey.'s
open and who does not forget thinit
that happen an interesting specta,'le
Is presented in che grooming of 'w',
candidates for the governorship.
Those papers tauat, confess to Ea't
Coast Railway Influence not long ,a1-
were booming Crill for governor. A
short time ago one of those panP.l-"
The Tropical Sun, of West Ptil"
Beach, launched a boomlet for John
Watson. This was taken up by some
other papers belonging to that <;1>s
and for a while Watson stuff seemed
to have the right-of-way. But 1,,t
week the St. Augustine Record,
which Is not free from suspicion of
East Coast Railway Influence, had
some very nice things to say anbt
Crill for governor. It looks som'
wha like a game of "Catch o'm
a-gwine an' a-comin'" that the lt
Coast papers are playing, and soei
boom Crill and others boom Wantt.
a sort of trying-out process-a little(
feeler sent out, as it were--t"n .
which one of these two candor 1nth'
can raise the biggest wave of cnthir
alasm.' Not willing to risk t;,o
chances on one candidate, tne Fi
Coast people cast a precautiontflh
anchor to windward by holding on to
Crill while trying out Watson.


Away down yonder In Tan'"'
where the corporation infl"I'I'
seems to be flourtshin in all its ,l-
time glory known before the re,'"
Joyful days of corporation-baith',
and trust busting, there Is a paP"
published which goes under tO
(Contiaue from Pse fourteen.)


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That a man who w:ars a 6% hat
and who sets out a daily-aoept-4a-
day publication which takes the form
of a newspaper, but which has nose
of the attributes of a newspaper ex-
cept that it is printed upon newspa-
per; runs this publication strictly lu
accordance with the Ide s that devel*
op beneath a 6% hat, hu long been
known to the people of this State.
The proprietors of the Metropolis are
engaged In a merchandise business.
Beyond printing a few telegraphlo
dispatches which It gets from the
Associated Press It makes no tt-
tempt epsta4m the new In. ts col-
umns.
Whenever an item of news comes
in conflict with an tem OP INTER-
EST TO 8OMR1BODY WHO IS WILL-
ING TO PAY POR IT, the Item of
news tis always made to give way.
Most of the tufff that tois printed in its
column is PAID FOR STUPF which
tIt0 tto the interest of some one to
have published and for which he is
willing rto pay.
The proprietors of this sheet have
been accused by TH BSUN of black-
mail and have ben convicted of It
by proof published In the columns
of THU, SUN. Occasionally, when
business' dull, and nobody has any
pay news to offer, the columns of
this sheet are used for the purpose
of venting the personal id will of its
editor and its'busineu manager upon
those who have blocked some of the
nefarious schemes of this pair. A.
distortion of fact and the publication
of willful untruths is the favorite
method used by the proprietors of
this publication to 'get even" with
some one for some fancied wrong.
A thing of this kind printed is
bound to ,do some harm, because
there are some people left In the
State who have not yet found out the
character. or. rather, the ABSOLUTTO
WANT OF CHARACTER, of these
men who prostitute the business
which they claim to be engaged In-
newspaper making, for tne purpose
of money making.-Their gross mis-
representatton and willful lytiqg
about the Governor of the State is
well known. A newer Instanee of
this nefarioul practice Is afforded in
a recent attack made upon Prof.


Tom F. McBoath of Ganeseville, Fla.
At a meeting of the Press Assoola.
tion Mr. Carter, editor of this pieee
of merchandise, which is for sale to
aby one who has the price, attempted
to tool the members of the State
Press Association Into adopting a
resolution condemning the State ad-
ministration for letting the State
printing to a person who was Incom-
petent. Mr. McBeath drew from
Carter the cause of his resolution
when he made him admit that the
editor of this journal was the man
to whom he referred. This resolu-
tion was truly Cartereseque In spirit
and in letter. The animus was bid
and the letter was wropg, because
there was no change in the State
printing contract as declared In the
Carter resolution, but merely a
change In the management of the
company which had the State print-
lang.
Carter did not forget this Interfer-
ence of Mr. MeBeath with his
schemes, and when an opportunity
occurred he did not fall to lie about
him.
The Metropolis of a recent issue
contained a sarehead story, "Me-
Beath Turned Down,' and followed
It with a false account of the; ele-.
tion of a principal of the West Palm
Beach High School, attempting to
show that Prof. MoBeath had applied
for this position sad had been turned
down by the board. THM SUN wired
Prof. MoBeoath asking him to give
his side of the story. The reply of
Mr. McBeath follows:
Carter TWred Up.
Agricutural College, Miss.
July 6, 1906k
Editor THE SUN: '
A few days before leaving home
for my work here, the following ar-
ticle appeared in the Jacksonville
Metropolis, under the caption 'Me-
Beath Turned Down:"
"Tom McBeath, formerly a school
instructor In Jacksonville, but now
of Gainesville, and generally ktown
throughout the State as 'Prof Sohool-
fellow' owing to his weakness for
writing doggeral, made application
last Thursday for the nosltion of
principal of West Palm Beach school,
but the Board of Public Instruction


of Dad6 eonjt Perof. John I note th* t .1
ZL Bowes of Waukoes IL, 5at e the t l !po* ; l m
latter wan uamualoy oea ter, 90m;4 V e to
th1 V IMIrt 6a (&. i'i
veryenerh thteat pQi has *0
that Ipubat of an igad to state the whole t the e,
statement In the Metropols was tan- which areas follows .
tamoupt to bradling It afk or a s I wrote Mr. MetAto.fat" 9~#e
falsehood, I w~s more d.thea postlo of 'ina4pol VwM I
VTed; and partly beaua Idit not hd rtb Wr for
consider the matter deasdtlin of 6o. 1a flt olafs Abdol,mwn sad tld
tlo, andlanrtn de a to the Pa a hiadsoe d iW Mr. Metcalf
wisdom of a temly old Gootoh pm- ropited.that th p.l'W vauMt,
verb thatwanas s agast wrestMi aUl n d .u d whate! -iwhst Si-
with a certain unmt.Uoaable thie na I fla 6Ol1 lUd to the
the contact with walehhweould nnefs. OMit0sa. Ito le *t1ASmagnlA
state a warm bath and a ohkae of. a alsty that ,,ul V SeLpt The
clothing, I decided to pa. n tt- telegram was ator
tion to that fair ample ot the only the. meettni, ealid Io, I
kind of journalism with which that believe, to dooldo te rot bo
paper is aequaiateda re, ommeded So T,,t 1H l
A day or two atteward, I reMeved pOted the 8 AI wm* kld
the following unsolioltd genwous permit my ,wto M ldet
and manly letotr from HoB. Guy amont the poslL 6 sbU a d
Metoaltf, scrtary of the Board of so was not surprise Iat IM 4,
Trustees of the West Palm Beach nothing more of the atte
School, whiehb i her published Ly saw he above quoted f
his permission: the Metropoll,' Now whethb
"Hon. Tom F. Moleath, district board did eonaidefma an ap.
"Gaineville Fla. plicant and "turn me doW*" bhasI
"My Dear Slr:-I deem a but fair they found somebody .th ., wold
to you to say that the artile which rather hae, or wathesa"pm'ro put
recently appeared in the Jacksonville me outside the pal t4iM a
Metropolls, statlnr that you had been I have no means oat kSM Aow i but
turned down by our county school knowing the Boa#r oef t tes to b.
board was not only untrue but najust courteous sentlemou I .O believe
to yourself, as your name had not that had they co saW d aeto an
been considered by them, and the applicant for ,omInat ,a&d, *:o
application that was turned down considering me, ha veo sireA an.
was that of another person, not a other before me, theyr 6Wid have
resident of the state notified me ,of their saMe.l t The
"They voted to employ Prof. John Metropolis is welo e beOidevA -
H. Bowers as principal of the West what it plea.e-, s a iny wat It
Palm eteah school after havln scon- pleasee o fars a : I;m e71:adet.
sidered the application only of the Very fortupat p or e, both the
person above referred to. Metropolis and myelf amr y wll
"It occurs to me that it is barely known Ins. lo ""
possible that your ver, apt and I reIsat, for the time elsn i the
truthful pleasantry, embodied In the temptation to take the matter uVp
poem you prepared ead read before with the Metropoli H s : .r
the State Pres Association recently, In dispeasiton, I'm good nate,
must have touched to the quick the not easily provoke b k the
distinguished null driver who bolts statement that, if tra. rM ar eya'tf
sway on the Metropollt tripod. what's comis to lta be ean Set
"With personal regard, believe me good mad plenty by a boe 0moro
"Yours ary rely, hint. I leave m Ni i to
"GUY I. M1 TQAL ,eietary." the judgmut of 11 rlNOedp U4
During the past two weeks. from Yours trly, .
clipplnas sent me by friends at home, TOM, a. V i,


ThnksY Brethren


.lorida's Car Famine.
When the railroads of Florida can
furnish cars and transport the busi-
ness offered them In Florida to the
markets, prosperity will have reached
us. Saw mills, crate factories and
concerns are compelled to close down
at times for want of Gars In which to
ship their products. More cars, bet-
ter rolling stook and more of it, and
safer and tter roads are needed
badly by the trunk lines in Florida.
This is not a secret-the Florida Rail*
road Commission knows all about it.
Live Oak Dezocrt,
Jaeckonville' lee Trust.
Jacksonville is moving in a orimi-
nal prosecution against an lee trust
alleged to exist In that city. The
solicitor says It ses lee at $10 and
$12 a ton, while small consumers pay
much more. It would seem that there
is occasion for prosecuUto, and poe.
sibly a justilcation for the talk that
the city will go Into the lee business.
Criminal Information has been lodged
against the five local dealers who are
alleged to have formed the trust
which boosted the prices.-Tampa
Times.
Pistsl Totems to Se Labeled.
A bill has been Introduced In th
Loulsiana Lgislature providing that


those who desire to so about armed
with pistols shall procure a license
and wes a badge. Tf every man In
Plorida, white snd black, who now
"tosts" a pistol had on a badge near,
1v the whole population of our fair
tsate would be "labeled pistol-toters."
My, what an army we would make?
In all seriousness surh a law to badly
needed in Florlda. The "pistol toet-
Ing" habit Is a bad one, and the man
who makes a practice of carrying a
tlstol should be "labeled."-TAve Oak
Democrat.

Work of "The Interests."
We noticed last # wek that the
(aineville Sun. Arcadia News. and
Clay County Timee ostained three
editorials apiece that appeared It all
three papers the same wol. suon the
same subject, with Identically the.
fame wording. and at the same time.
It |I strange how restt men's minds
will run together." but it Is stranger
still when they express their thoughts
In the same wording-Tropical
BrUee.
"Tis very grea An examination of
our waste haka, wunid fln those Is.
terestlnr (?) editorial gintly m nom.
fai amid the reat at the rubbfIh.
That's their place of Interment, with
thers that rimlarv tar nn their
sea In this office.-Orlando Reporter.
Miami I* All Right
The rockledge New still streak


onsly ins$itf that M amI has hbll i
"abandoned' by what it calls "the
great developer."
To any one who will come to thlo
tvY and observe the large amount o
Improvements going on, then so to
the ounutry mrrounding the dity and
oe what fe being does there in the
way of openfng new farms* will ol.
serve the tndomtitable ihkA"'c d 4
severance of the peowil, he will be
omwelled to believe that the great
develomw of this ooontrv is the nti.
ted atiu of the enterp aljmr and in.
dustrios olitisens who are bugtAng up
a rieh and prosperous owm wi ty.
This Is the cly developer that
MiJni depends on or -ever tas de.
peed en, fo[ Its proigre-,
Of curs fit I t la.16 be seea
that what the News tis dvt* at Is to
convince people that the wrove.
mete Inaugurated by Mr.
have been abandoned and that i con
seue* Miai 1s to e a
g@1t viage.gs


e the reason why the towmi .en-
tIoned by the Newshave sot hel" to
thel? auntipatImBt a
As ftv aM haextesio to Keso Wet
Is enlad,. he Is4es m Ia in*
deed who e m jwist o at bOw mt-la to
It camot be done.."MiAam*Reoed.


The o Ilowivf*t,&Wl
Rt. Ausustine WmsW
Mar, saill, al t ftoe h
I F low bigw Ieee~
of f nus~bel f Ilt 1.0.
gi~ itliowtifull'

These ~a prowse
"0 Orlt.we- t,

opats oe~*Own


In the Iat of actual vento the
chargme.. nustton. Is abId. rm. a
Thee ventn Reaord has alreav Ei %,
shown that eworkt the ship canal 1 5e 7d vatns.
being pushed as fast as the goyer. fortnate io
met aa do It ad iadt migtt 0d.for sas know
the Infonmation of the News, that the uhder the
Mt 0 at6 arola hastdmmj e 9
to this time th e onm i t rea fth Ot
oR Favu omaet ealls W. There Is the
not the slirhteMt t sot to .atprt i'p Jh
any sh fatastule snd absur" 4 Ide i
am has bee d b h News.
'P M peonie of this seootlen we de,0
e*msu thi country and Mi aml
eon" bas ba et x s a""soft


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July 14,1906


THE SUN


6U&ERrATORI 1MBER9 WINTER
CHIP5 AMD SPLTR.


41% WI1LD 6005E CHI~ef


Shaking


the Old Plum


Tree


This Is the season of the year and
the period on the political calendar,
in which governors are made over
night. There has been a whole lot of
nonsense written about the guberna-
torial succession In 19u9. It has
been a form of amusement followed
by several people in the ktate, to
bring out a new candidate for gover-
nor every once in a while. Most of
these candidates have no chance to
xet the office, save only in the fertile
brains and overwrought Imaginations
of those who mention them, but, as
the dull summer season is upon us,
and most of us get tired of imbibing
soft drinks and looking at ball
games, which are about the only
Forms of amusement left to us In t d
summer time, except fishing, which
only a small part of the population
has the time and inclination to In-
dulge In; Mr. Taylor, TH BSUN car-
toonist, has conceived the idea that
It might be as well to indulge the
speculative tastes and fancies of the
people and will make a series of car-
toons which he will call "Gubernato-
rial Timber Chips and Splinters."
Mr. Taylor Invites every male per-
son, who has attained the statutory
gubernatorial age, to send In his pic-
ture and he promises him that. by
this act, he will make himself eligl-
ble for mention among those who
might be Governor. This, purely in
the spirit of not denying the people
any amusement possible for them to
obtain in the dog days that are upon
us.
The wrious part of Goveror-mak-
Int will not beain until after the
next Tewlilature has lived and died
"nd it will be a month or two after
itN snd or pleasant demise. (depend.
n,, upon whether the viewer hit
boo"n ,urt. or benefitted by the
anlnnml that the real discussion o
#%A1, earnhtortal ftudldatt will
howtilvn earr.nt. Although the pro
*%,qotn of this Iniarnal may have
ther fevnt tr eanAlte for (ovorno
`011n w. It li eMtirelv too early M
*h %mm" to irrwnahly enmmit thti
4,%rvnal to the advocacy of any one
When the time comesn this lourni
will surely advocate the man for gov
rnoer who Is the most worthy of al
those offering for that high ofoe.


About two-weeks ago THE SUN
printed a little size-up of the men
who will compose the next Legisla-
ture, from the standpoint of adminis-
tration and anti-administration.
From information at hand at the
time that was written the prediction
was made that there would be 33
members of the next House who
would be distinctly friendly to the
administration. I am now a little
better informed so that I am able to
add two to this list and get out the
revised figures as 40 out of 69. I
said before and I say now that It I~
quite probable that this list of mem-
bers favorable to the administration
will be Increased as the members-
elect study State questions and be-
come acquainted with the policies of
the present administration. Gov.
Broward learned the game of politics
long before he commenced to prac-
tice Statecraft, and it will be the
bigest kind of a surprise if he should
have forgotten any of the things he
learned about politics in the good old
days when anti-Greek met Straight-
out Greek In Duval. I predict thitt
the Governor will see to it that every
man who will occupy a seat in the
next Legislature will be informed
correctly, reliably and fully as to the
Important State Issues to be decided
at the next session. These Include.
in the order of tWeir prominence
and, I think. in the order of their
importance. Drainate, State Insnr.
anee,. dneration. Immigration Bu.
reau, Uniform Textbooks. Tnternal
TImrovements. and mltrht add. a
few others. but T won t because if 1
were to start to make a list thnl
should Include all the questions thi't
will he a ltated at the next session
s of the Legislaturp T would not agel
e anything else In the space allotted t(
f thWs discussion.


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There seems to be a difference of
nrnion amonor the editors of the
State as to whether or not John
Watson. formerly of Oseeola but now
of Dade, will be a candidate for
anpwker. T saw In the Metrooolls of
Jacksonville a statement that he
would not be. Belni mindful of the
ruling propensity of this paper to get
things wrong. Its anounmement that


Mr. Watson wouid not be a candidate
rather shook my conclusion, which I
had previously formed, that he would
not be. Another paper, printed
down the East Coast, stated last
week that Mr. Watson would be. I
still adhere to my opinion that Mr.
Watson will not be a candidate for
Speaker. I made this statement over
a month ago and gave as a reason
then, which I now repeat, that Mr.
Watson, having gubernatorial aspira-
tions, will not risk a defeat for the
Speakership, which would nip his
aspirations in the bud. He will pre-
fer, in my opinion, to make a record
on the floor, which he is capable of
doing b) mental force and past ex-
perience.


I see the Hon. George C. Matth-
ews of Ocala mentioned as a candi-
date for Speaker and by some accus-
ed of having administration suppo-t.
I don't know whether Mr. Matthews
will have administration support or
not. I know, however, that he is not
one of those who sit up nights trying
to find a new way to misrepresent
the acts of the present administra-
tion. He belongs to that larger
class of the people of this State who
are willing to give the administration
credit for the good things it do4s and
are not rushing headlong into a
criticism founded on misrepresent,-
tion. With the Ocala and Starke
Matthews', Mr. Carter of Gainesville
and Mr. McWilliams of St. Johns In
the race for Speaker it is a safe pre-
diction to make,' if no others come
out, that the next Speaker will be a
man fully etuinped to discharge the
Important duties of presiding officer
of the Plorida House of Representa-
tives. T don't think that Mr. MeWII-
llams will be able to get votes enough
to elect him. With the present en.
tries the race is between three, but
the race is Just berun and tae winner
may not enter until late In the fall.


It seems that the primary law is
fated to be tampered with at the
coming session. Nearly all those
who have written on the subject and
those who have spoken on it have
found something the matter with it.
I do not look for any material change


in this law. The difference of oph-
ion as to what the law should contain
were so very marked at the sessi"*i
of 1901, when It was passed, that a
compromise between the warring
factions on important legislative en-
actments was the ONLY T7lIN'
THAT SAVED IT, and these diver-
gences of opinion will, in my mind,
prevent any material change, because
Its friends will be unwilling to risk
the fate of the primary law in a free
fight engaged In by those who e
Opinions are strong and whom it
will be difficult to reconcile.


To a person who keeps his Cey's
open and who does not forget thin-s
that happen an interesting specta'le
is presented in che grooming of tw')
candidates for the governorship)
Those papers taat. confess to Ha't
Coast Railway Influence not long ago
were booming Crill for governor. A
short time ago one of those panf(,
The Tropical Sun, of West Paim
Beach, launched a boomlet for John
Watson. This was taken up by some
other papers belonging to that cais
and for a while Watson stuff sVenmTd
to have the right-of-way. But last
week the St. Augustine Record.
which Is not free from suspicion of
East Coast Railway Influence, had
some very nice things to say "nbomt
Crill for governor. It look son m
wha tlike a game of "Catch 'M
a-gwine an' a-comin'" that the Eat
Coast paners are playing, and some
boom Crill and others boom Wa itsl.
a sort of trying-out process--a little
feeler sent out, as it were-to s,0
which one of these two candidat'
can raise the biggest wave of en thb'
slasm.M Not willing to risk their
chances on one candidate, tie FaO
Coast people ast a precaution a
anchor to windward by holding on t1
Crill while trying out Watson.


Away down yonder in Ta1.
where the corporation inf.t-"
seems to be flourishing In all its.
time glory known before the re" '
joyful days of corporation-baiti
and trust busting, there is a pap
published which goes under th.


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That a man who w:srs a 6% hat
and who gete out a daIllyeoept4*11-
day publication which takes the form
of a newspaper, but; -which has none
of the attributes of a newspaper ex-
cept that it it printed upon newspa-
per; runs this publication strictly in
accordance with the Idea that devel-.
op beneath a 6% hat, has long been
known to the people of this State.
The proprietor of the Metropolis are
engaged in a merchandise business.
Beyond printin a few telegraphic
dispatches which It gets from the
Associated Pres it makes no set-
tempAwrpriet the newsin .Its col-
umns.
Whenever an item of news comes
in conflict with an item OF INTER-
U8T TO 0MO1TDY WHO IS WILL-
ING TO PAY TOR IT, the item of
new to alway made to give way.
Moot of the ats0 that ts printed in its
column. l PAID FOR SITUF which
it is to thelatereet of some one to
have publtosed and for which he is
willHng to pay.
The proprietors of this sheet have
been asoced by THR SSUN of black-
mail l-and he been convicted of it
by proof published in the columns
of TII.UBUN. Occasionally, when
budin-s is' dull, and nobody hab any
pay news to offer, the columns of
this sheet are used for the purpose
of venting the personal hI will of its
editor and Its'business manager upon,
those who have blocked some of the
nefarious schemes of this pair. A
distortion of'fact and the publication
of willful untruths Is the favorite
method used by the proprietors of
this publication to 'get even" with
some ne, for some faeled wrong.
A thinly of this kind printed is
bound to, do some harm, because
there are some people left In the
State who have not yet found out the
character. or. rather, the ABSOLUTTI
WANT OF CHARACTER, of these
men who prostitute the business
which they claim to be engaged In--
newspaper making, for tne purpose
of mony making.-Their wross mis-
rY*tesentatton and willful lyviqg
about the Governor of the State is
well known. A newer Instance of
this nefarioui practlIe is afforded 9n
a centt attack made upon Prof.


Tom F. McBeath of Galnealle Fla.
At a meeting of the Pre s Adeoela
tion Mr. Carter, editor of this peoos
of merchandloe, which Is for sale to
ahy oni who has the price, attempted
to tool the members of the State
Press Association Into adopting a
resolution condemning the State ad-
ministration for letting the State
printing to a person who was Incom-
petent. Mr. McBeath drew from
Carter the cause of his resolution
when he made him admit that the
editor of this Journal was the man
to whom he referred. This resolu-
tion was truly Carteresque ain spirit
and In letter. The animus was bad
and the letter was wropg, beauseo
there was no chanp In the State
printing contract as declared la the
Carter resolution, but merely a
change in the management of' the
company which had the State print-
ing.
Carter did not forget this Interfer-
ence of Mr. MeBeath with his
schemes, and when an opportunity
occurred he did not fail to lie about
him.
The Metropolis of a recent Issue
contained a scarhead story, "Mc-
Beath Turned Down,' and followed
it with a false account of the elec-
tion of a principal of the West Palm
Beach High School, attemptitg to
show that Prof. MoBeath had a#plied
for this position and had been turned
down by the board. THU SUN wired
Prof. McBeath asking him to give
his side of the story. The reply of
Mr. McBeath follows:
Carter wrmed Up.
Agricutural College, Miss.
July 6, 1908.
Editor THE SUN:,
A few days before leaving home
for my work here, the following ar-
ticle appeared In the Jacksonville
Metropolis, under the caption "'Mo-
Beath Turned, Down:"
"Tom McBeath, formerly a school
Instructor In Jacksonville, but now
of Galnesville, and generally kiown
throughout the State as 'Prof School-
fellow' owing to his weakness for
writing doggeral, made apulicetion
last Thursday for the nosittlo of
wrinctpal of West Palm Beach school,
but the Board of Public Instruction


statement la the Metroel" waT tan
tamoupt to bran4inM Ar a
falsehood, I w moe m goth
exed; bad pattlt beaus4 r d11* n6t
consider the matter dedetiag of aso
toe, snda tlyIn defetnoe to the
wisdom of a homelyA old Sootch ro-
verb that'warns t aat writia"g
with a certain ,mm eaiiae thily
the contact with w(lehbwuld aes.
state a warm bath andA a chagea of
clothing, I decided toe pay no atte-
tion to that fair sample 01 the only
kind of Journalism with which that
ppaer Is acquainted. no
A day or two afterward I received
the following unsolicited eneous
and manly letter from Hon, Guy 1.
Metcalf, Oretarya of the Board of
Trustees of the West Palm Beach
School, which i. here published Ly
his permission:
"Hon. Tom F. MoBeath.
"Galnesville Fla.
"My Dear Sir:--I deem a but fair
to you to say that the article which
recently appeared In the JacksonTllle
Metropolis, station that yo had bee
turned down by our county aehool
board was not only untrue but unjust
to yourself, as your name had, not
been consideredby them, and the
application that was turned down
was that of another person, not a
resident of the state.
"They voted to employ Prof. John
H. Bowers as principal of the West
Palm Beah school after havnia eon,
sided the application only of the
person above referred to.
"It occurs to me that It is barely
possible that your ver, apt and
truthful pleasantry, embodied in the
poem you prepared and read before
the State Proe Association recently,
must have touched to the guick the
distinguished ulill driver who hol4s
sway on the Metropolis tripod.
"With personal r'erd, believe me
"Yours Te' sincerely,
"GUT I. g ,v During the past two weeks, from
clppings sent me by friends at home,


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expected the sal I a ...
permit my a i
ames the posse
so wa anot mIai
nothing mre :of the matter I
saw the above quoted
the Metropols., Now ,,r, the
district board did l.det m
pllieat and "tI ti' me O W bmI
they found somebody teP would
rather have, or waether, price put
me outside the pale il tto.
I have nso "mi e o PIMm hat but
knowing the afi rt f to to .
courteous entlea en d' believe
that had they .ooNI ddi e6i an
applicant for aaat ad, *@
considering t, haypv an-
other before me dw hive
notified me .of thsir auelai 'The
Metropolis so welcome te believe
what It pleases, sad Mw 'wht it
pleases so fai at- m lasted.
Very fortumat*lyrte we, o40th be
Metropolis sad myself a very well
known In lerfda r
I resist, for te t ime buIew, the
temptation to take ,the matter n u
with the Metropolie .,!:
In disposition. Fm iodatAed
not easily provokedI Wi.-h the
statement that, ; I f We ta
what comnlg to 4i0 aa t N t
good and plenty by more
hint, I ave hIiN aI tI to
the Judgment of pa


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fiorlda's Car Famine.
When the railroads of Florida can
S' furnish cars .nd transport the busi-
ness ob6red them In Florida to the
markets, prosperity will have reached
us. Saw mills, erat factories and
concerns are compelled to close down
at times for want of aMrs In which to
ship their products. More cars, bet.
ter rolling stock and more of It, and
safer sod Wer roads are needed
badly by the trunk lines in Florida.
This Is not a secret-the Florida Rail-
road Commission knows all about it.

Jaekeenvle's lfee Trust
Jacksonville Is moving In a rilml-
al prosecution against an ice trust
alleged to exist in that city. The
solicitor says It ses fee at $10 and
$12 a ton, while small consumers pay
much more It would seem that there
to occasion for prosecution, and poe.
sibly a Justfclation for the talk that
the city will go Into the ice business.
Criminal information has been lodged
against the five local dealers who are
alleged to have formed the trust
which boosted the prices.-Tampa
Times.
Pistol Toter to Be Labeled.
A bill has been Introduced In th
Isiana Lesar pamvidlg thalt


those who desire to go about armed
with pistols shall procure a lions
and wear a badge. If every man In
Florida, white ad black, who now
"toats" a pistol had on a badge ear-
ly the whole population of our fair
State would be "labeled pistoltoters."
My, what an army we would muake?
In all seriousness sush a law Is badly
needed in Florida. The "pistol to-at
lug" habit Is a bad one. and the man
who makes a practice of carrynl a
Wiltol should be "labeled."-.Uve Oak
Democrat.


Work of "The IntMrests."
We notiUed last wek that the
alnesville un. Arcadia News, and
lay County Times eontalned three
editorials apiece that appeared f all
three papers the same week. 0oos the
same subject, with Identically the.
same wordinr. and at the same time.
It Is stranp how restt men's minds
will run together. but It Is strauIer
still when they express their thfoutts
In the same wordng.-Tropical
Brsese.
Tis very lreet. An em latliton of
our waste masket wnold fWn those to.
terestinr (?) editorlats Ptly ruans.
fnl amid the rest f the rubblh.
That's their place of nterment, with
rnther that r.wularfv trs iw their
oes In this oflea.-Orlando Reporter.
Miami is All Right.
The Redokdge Me"ws tl streatt


0isly Insists that hManSMl has htn hbe the reason why the towns me
abandonedd by what it calls "the tfkwed bv the Nws have ct bh" e to
great devloper." fther atl I,:t,. % f
To san one whsv will come to thin As far as thek.uteIdito KanWft
ritr and observe the large amonit Of in MnMred.tt h #lc ae 1iinetn
Improvements goingw on then go to doe, who canon! t out how uhthallto
the country surrundI the idty ad ton re th*i elt.- "
see what Is bel d therk th i e "It enouot be dOi Mta, ord.
way of opening new farms: will o0. "
serve the Indomitable ~lua k d ,.r A' l tl04r
severanc of the people. he will be Tk fW atstgi.s'A- ke.
.M10116ed to Nelieve th"atthe eIaS t WO14,wi U i- .6WO thie
ievelo Tr of this ouatr Ib the i.- Rpt. Au.,. "stine ,
ted Action of the e terprIwinga nd in. a9 e o1 a th4 OIt
dustrioes oltises who are bMlag6 up iyow i t A.
a rich and prosperous somnualty. iut tJm t etatn
This Is the only developer that e uet 18,9 Il.
Miami depends on or e oas do g
p oon.td o,? f sis progrN. ah1
O thf N we dd
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town th t wo t the s hio aa It tave ivoutera
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We believe that MORB GOOD will be aomplished to the people oxf


Florida by this visit of the Commissian to Jacksoi le than by ANY
OTHER ACT OF THE COMMISSION SINCE IT WAS CRBATBD.
The necessity for prompt relief Is groat.
The opportunity to do good s great.
And the good that will be accomplished is the great.

MORE TRUSTS FOR BRYAN TO DUS.
Last week we advised Solicitor Bryan to go after q t Trust.
We do not know whether Mr. Bryan read the advilo we gave him
before he made up his mind to act, therefore, wre ainot In position to
say whether or not Solicitor Bryan took our advies.
But the Solicitor DID GO AFTER THB BEBB TRUST.
Encouraged by this we will venture to take another atop along truit
busting lines and suggest to Mr. Bryan that It would be a good thluh
to go after the Grocery Trust.


MD FOR MAL PMOFO..I .
Several time have we said that we differ with the Trustees of the
Ilatral Improvemet Fund an the question of levying a tax against
the land owner for dranalag the Mverglades.
We have give what appoean to e ag food reason for this position,
lh s tat Ba peealt hld be |loed aaelnt property UNTIL
Bu BK IT ~TO T TW MTY A S AC4QRUBD.
S ow oe aa e ddirtinal essoa whleb we think is of ev.an
ORNATER W ToW the the oa we have given.
O- b-i.,. 4tl ~$ good of the State would be best served, it the
Troootekb holda *SI the money necesary to carry out the trust im-
poed upWoI om to drain the vWrglades, BY SLLINO THE LAND.
-Wbtevet i ri t here b may be In the claims of the railroad compa-
W's aad other rporation, against this lead by reason of legislative
g*raea, a d the TruasteO for thePurpoee of raising money
to" OU"0T FOR WHICE TUH TRUST WAS CREATED
IS'A4S2 TITLa to that which the reAlroad companies and other
rates by ro could get tfro the Trustee.
The libtle a o the people are but afe-garded when the property
of the Stato la whltb they live is divided among many, Instead of being
apportoaned asnoe a few. -
Ia Atheae, where te purest government that man has ever known
tsistedt, every ittea had bhis piece of land that was recognized as his
lr Inallenable right
ThO Ubaleo the Athelans waned and finally went out, when the
property of the ouatry beame concentrated in the hands of a few
w' mwausly ariel
WhB Rome ws a Repubtlic and the land was apportioned among all
of thbopeople, RONM WAS PREE. When Rome was an Umpire and
the laud inas held entirely by the wealthy clan, ROME WAS A
DESPOTISM.
The AmeriMan people themselves enjoyed freedom from corporation
end trust and monopoly rule, when the wealth of the country was
MORM MVBNLY DIVIDED. The RISE OF THE MILLIONAIRE ti
colncident With the PALL OP THE LIBERTIBBS.OF THE PEOPLE.
Out of the vat domain of 20,000,000 asores granted to this State by
the Gederal Government there remain not quite 8,000,000 acres. The
17,00000 aroMs and more that have passed out of the possession of
the State are owned B A FPW RICH CORPORATIONS.
If the Trustea of the Internal Improvement lund, In carrying out
theit plan to drain the Everglades, should raise the necessary money
by taation it Is almost ortain to happen that the remaining 3,000,000
acres will go the same way the 17,000,000 asre went.
Bit'it f the Trutee should raise the money for drainage purposes by
SBLLINO THE LAND, they can see to it that a more general allotment
of the land is made, by selling SMALL TRACTS TO INDIVIDUALS,
as the work progreses.
There tois now sflcent money at the command of the Trustees to
finish th6 second of the two dredges provided for and operate them a
year. At the end of that year enough land will be drained, reclaimed
sad available for settlement to raise suffcient money for carrying on
the work.
We believe that the Trustees SHOULD NOT SBELL ANY MOR)E
LAROG BODIES OF LAND.
They should mrerve the land that is left and sell only that portion
of it necessary to perform their trust by earrylng on the dralnage
operationse, ad these lands should be sold in not more than 1,000 acre
lots to ole person, and that person AN ACTUAL SETTLBR or his rep-
Te- WAtn up of tax certificates by wealthy people has CHANGED
TH MAP OP AFORMIA as far as ownership of land is concerned.
Lare traets of land, formerly held by MANY INDIVIDUALS, have
paseed into the poeeatlon of ONE INDIVIDUAL OR FIRM, and we
think It Is a duty of the Truste to do all in their power to put the
lands of this State In the hands of AS MANY PEOPLB AS POSSIBLE,
la order that the people may enjoy a degree of liberty not possible In a
State wherein TH BI WEALTH IS CONCENTRATED IN THB HANDS
OF A FBW. As firmly as we believe that It is the duty of the Trusteei
to drain the Everaldes. do we also believe that it is the duty of tho
Trustee to distribute the ownership of land as widely as possible.
THU RAILROAD COMMISSION ON MOKuIACOK.
Beinl poseased of the principle of modesty, we are loth to record
6 this column anything that looks like the exploitation of an achieve-
mest of this journal.
We have lot pas many an opportunity to do so when the achieve-
meant, although Important to the people of the State, was not sufa-
clely noteworthy to overcome our sense of the impropriety of tosntig
the ratulatory bouquet at our own heads.
We would not now mention what we are oing to speak of, if we did
not consider the subject of such tranmodendet importance to the people
of this State that a failure to mention It would be a fault.
Two weeks ago, t our news columns, we printed a story showing the
condition of the termInal yards at Jacksonville. We showed that the
busalne of the State was partially paralysed by the congeted condition
of theo yards.
In an editorial we advled the Railroad Commition to make a per-
Monal investigation of these conditions, to find the fault and apply the
remedy.
Last week we printed further details about this paralisatlon of the
State's business duo to the want of provision by the railroads fur
handllUng the baulsnes otered them.
nla an editorial we alan urged the Commlssion to go to Jacksonville
Sad MAKB THIS PBBNAL INVmrtOGATION and stated that we
aw signs that INDUCID US TO HOPS that the Commission would act
ftavorably on our suggestlop.
This week with a duo aese of qur humility, but with hearts un-
ftelaedly thankful we are able to record that the Commission HAS
AbOPriD OUR 8UbOESTION, AND IS NOW IN JACKSONVILLj
MAKING THIS PERSONAL INVESTIGATION.
We predict that ORBAT GOOD TO THB PEOPLE OF FLORIDA will
come of this visit of the Commissionl to Jacksonville.
We believe that the Commlasion has the power to remedy these bad
conditions, and we believe also that when the Commtsieton learns the
true situation by this personal nlaspection IT CANNOT FAIL TO BIXR.-
CISB THIS POWBR.


Another ornament to this galaxy of distinguished erialals would be
the grocery trust whoih exists in Jacksonville. There is a combintion
among the wholesale grocers In Jacksonville. under the form and guise
of the Jacksonville Wholesale Grocers Association, which meets once a
week for the good of the combine.
No Individual nor firm not a member of this asolatlon can do
profitable business In Jacksonville.
The cardinal principle of this grocery trust Is to prevent those who
do not belong to it from buying from manufacturers, by threateniu.
those manufacturers who sell to Independen, firms with leos of trad t
from trust members.
We refer Mr. Bryan to the United Grocery Co., of Jacksonvlle, for
information about the grocery trust. This company has Issued a, cir-
cular letter declaring that the trust exists and announcing Its Intention
of watging war on this particular trust.
And the prices charged by the Grocery Trust amre not base un the
cost of the goods nor the facilities for handling them, but on wn at the
members of the combine think the people of Jacksonville nd 0he State
of Florida WILL STAND.
In ca e Solicitor Bryan should decide to go after the Gr ery Trst
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inalted tter Atton Gueral, commenced prooetings in the United
Stats Court iat 0te Jacksonvtille Wholesale Grooers Assoclation.
Mr. stripliB told the writer that he was not suboiaful la the prose-
tuqoftiso thamu of his teabilUty to sd people willtan to tae-
. ttiry, .t itpi' falluro should not dijsourae a man of eolleftor
Bry 'a eg~ry,.W t aSd d.4otlon to duty.
As ke b tini trathtb bort wewill sot rUa the risk of the iol1ktor
ovWel0ki trOst that might mist, by holding for att w a
cU o baet tanothe trust that we believe ests In Jackieawvil
We* itkwtro suggest to the Solicttor that Inveitlgatlonas ibt
reveal ta hi toe adstence of a Light Trust In Jacksonvile.
A oomblastA between the City Blectric Light Plant and the Ja*k-
Nsotvlliet4 SrCo., exists by which PRICBES FOR LIGHT ARE PIKbD
and by wAhoh' the territory tributary to both companies Is apprtioned
between them. -
'Th eity, hs fixed aa arbitrary minimum rate of $.00 poe mapath,
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that if a poor man wants five lights, or two lights, or even one lillt,
be ti COMPBLLED TO PAY $2.00 A MONTH, and if he shpuldbmen
to be within the territory covered by the wires of the Jacksonavl le os
tried Co., as well: a by the City Electric. Light Plant, .he can a T O
8BRVICB PROM EITHER AT A LESS PRICES than. the lmisimua
fxed, on account of the combination.
It a combination exists between two Itht plaats, it is anome the les
a trust, even If a PUBLICLY OWNBD PLANT SHOULD be one of the
vartle maintaining it....
Justice Miller of the United States Supreme Court sead that "a mono*
poly, even though It be a publicly owned monopoly, is none the Ie a
monopoly."
We agr with Justice. Miller, and if Sollietor Bran should find out
that the city of Jacksonville Is In a truest he should place the oNeers
S.rpoblt for he eistene.of this trust at the bar al e of thoe
PRIVAeTU CT1fKNB whom he has accused of this udemosratie pre
tice. ..
As we sald before, we wish Solicitor Brya God speed i his eorts
to break up the trusts In Jakaonille, sand we atl peam the iroset
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reod man tok up hSl .u and at nine o'clock 'e wuas ou of the eay- "It's on'y me, old pal." he ,
Mlf d ons u the bc af he wua chair md dA isaon the table as smiling at tim as ienery woke up
S tth 'ed of th lO s n taid woll as posible.l He smashed three and should at 'im to ept Up.
before th. CauiWr.s T i esti amugs ad upeet about two pints o' Hesery Walker was going to ay
4!St I bl3SiR beer, but he jast put his 'and In his something bad, but 'o thought better
e8S o JSt ^ tw pocket sand paid for em without a of it, and he lay there art bumsiag
St worde with rage, and watching Bob out of
tll o theThere's plenty more where that the corner of one eye.
SlSBlat w It U aed to came tfr he see, pulling out a "I quite forgot you was on my
P/.lJl' S t ulouely. "Wheo handful o* money. club till Smith reminded me of it,"
ou have a mu o' ale IT Peter Otibblns looked at it, hardlyy sos Bob. "Don't you take a farthing
Y ,eou;l and itf ou was to able to speak. ,It's worth while be- lea thin ten pounds, Henery."
m 8 ot amightn't tlug shot to 'ave all that money," he Henery Walker shut his eyes
N%... lastL again. "I forgot to tell you I made
S m od"D 't you worry yourself, Peter," up my mind this morning not to be-
900i p the old no Bob Pretty; "there's plenty mose long to your' club any more, Bob,"
PS p I ah 0ml over of you as'll be shot afore them gen- he seo.
So r a psan. "It tlemen at the Hall 'a finished. Bill's "Why didn't you come and tell
d d to 9tak no notice It the fust, but 'e won't be the lut--- me, Henery, instead of leaving it till
Sak me." not by a long chalk." it was too late?" ses Bob, shaking
o l und the landlord "They're mere careful now," ses .his 'ead at 'im.
and pushed his mag Dicky Weed, the tailor. "I shall want all that money," ses
I hly do41 tron. The land- "All right; 'ave It your own way," Henery; In a weak voice. "I might
ao o from the second soes ob nasty-like. "I don't know 'ave to have a wooden leg, Bob."
t0rllt 5 tt much k about shooting, being on'y a "Don't meet troubles art way,
"It puts li nAtto e" t said the 014 pore labourin' man. All I know is I Henery," ses Bob, in a kind voice,
tg, to hifs .p and bow* shouldn't like to go beating for "i ve no doubt Mr. Sutton'll throw
9t. itme talk." them. I'm too fond o' my wife and In a wooden leg If you want It, and
"Tte e modving Jack" said family." look here, if he does, I won't trouble
the let tra he oond, aa- "There won't be no more shot," you for my art of it."
sMatill to ths s an abstract proposal. es am Jones. He said good-niaht to Henery and
tot i N preened, however a determl- "We're too careful," ses Peter went off, and when- Mrs. Walker
na oto tih his p1pe irat Gubblas. went up to see 'ow Henery was get-
,o saying something "Bob Pretty don't know every- ting on he was carrying on that
about eoOntlnued the old thing," se Dicky Weed. alarming that she couldn't do noth-
man. remind me of some There'll be some more of you ing with 'im.
shooting we 'ad hero once In Clayr shot," ses Bob Pretty, In a temper. He was laid up for over a week,
bury. We've always 'ad a lot o' "Now, then." though It's my opinion he wasn't
ao la these par* and it it wasant *0ow much'll you bet, Bob," ass much hurt, and the trouble was that
or a low, poa1hing fellow named Bamn Jones, with a wink at the others. nobody knew which gentleman 'ad
Bob Pretty-Claybury' disgrae I "I can aee you winking, Sam shot 'im. Mr. Button talked it over
oall 'ln--wed 'ove a lot more. Jones," ses Bob Pretty, "but I'll do with them and at last. carter a good
It happsel in this way. Squire more than bet. The last bet I won deal o' trouble, and Henery pulling
RoCkett was golnt abroad to foreign to still owing to me. Now, look 'ere:; up 'is trousers and showlngr them 'is
parts for a year, and be 1t the Hall 'll pay you sixpence a week all the leg till they was fair sick of the
to a gentleman from Loedon named time you're beating If you promise to sight of It, they paid 'im ten pounds,
Sutton. A eal gentleman 'o was give me art of wot you get If you're the same as they 'ad Bill.
ope-anuded sad free, and ust about shot. I can't say fairer than that." It took Bob Pretty two days to Ret
October he 'ad a lot of 's friends "Will you give me sixpence a his 'art, but he kept very oulet about
come down from London to 'lp 'tm week. too?" ses Henry Walker, it. not wishing to make a fuas in the
kill the pheate* umeaing up. village for fear Mr. Button should get
The first daythey frightend more "I will,' see Bob: "and anybody to hear of the club. At last he to!d
than they killed. but they enjoyed else that likes. And wot's more, I'l lITenery Walker that 'e was going to
theSrelves all right until one gntle pay in advance. Pust slxpences now." Wickham to see 'Is lawyer about it.
manS who 'adn't shot a st1ne thint Claybury men 'ave never been and arter Smith the landlord 'ad
all day, shot pore Bill Chamberw wot backward when there's been money read the paper to Henery and ex-
was beating with about a dosen to be made easy. and they all wanted planned 'ow he'd very likely 'ave to
Sro*i to join Bob Pretty's club, as he called pay more than the whole ten ponnd0
7ill ot most of It In the shoulder it. But fnst of all 'e asked for a then, 'e gave Bob his art and said he
and a little In the cheek. but the row pen and Ink. and then he got Pmith, lnver wanted to see 'lm again as long
he fit to make you'd ha' thouibrt the landlord, beinx a scholard. to ar he lived.
he'd been killed. We tal4 on tbh write out a naper for them to sian. Pohb tood trppt un nt the anlt-
gronld 2foatiaU with 'is eyes hut Renery Walker was the ftst to write flower that night. ad said 'ow bad
and evebdy thouRhIt '* was dytint name, and then Sam Jones, Peter he'd been treated. The tears stood
till Henry Walker stood down and (unbbing. Ralth Thomson. YAm Th11 In 'ia eves a'most. and at lastI 'A std
asred tm whether 'e was hurt. and Walter ell wrote theirs. onb that if 'A thought there s t
It took 'oty mT n to carry Bill stopped 'M topn, and said six 'nd 1. be pny more fusg of that krind he'
'orm. id was euthat parteoular vOU wnnAh to rn on with: and then 'e wind tnp the club.
wouldn't bel0.ye Thea 'ad to talk toI 4 up the .ixpenees and wished 'em "Tt's the best thlng you aen dn."
whtImem, aRd when Peter Oubhhitt lue s ae Sam Tones "'m not in to he.
for jt 'lmlef and boesn to whistle Wot they liked almost aP well Is lone to It any longer, so T give you
be asked him where his 'art ws. the ati-tenes was the Iden o' re'- Siotiee. If so be as I ret shot I want
Whe they walked fast be said they tim" the better o' 0 ob PrPtth As N the money for myself."
$jtlted 'in. and when theG walked said afnito. h. was a rnmeher. iand "MlA too." se Paeter (lubin s: "it
Niw '* asked 'em whether thevd *hat artfnl that nfn t1 tht tiem nn. *nd flir broa v 'art o ng ito
gou a to sleen o wot. boav 'ad evor' ot te better nt *'Ia. Prptty five "nwnds. T'.i enoner oive
1ill was tn bed for nearly a week. Thev made tR meAh fun of 'fm t h it tn mv wife."*
blut the Mtemntleotn was verv Ire net night that Boh turned Asllr All the othe cha said he e
ahot it and said that It was hNs lnd went ff 'oi. and for two n- thin.. but Robh nonted o tte' th
failt. We was a wry nteasant-sok,- three nlsht' he 'ardiv Onwed hiS that they 'd taken theAr toXpe
P% tlew an. and. arerrs eosdine f, t : n d the nviewt ot thot t h 'ad 1e on'v t e night afore. RA the, y t
,e f.e to hm alnd sawg he'd fa went ff ton Wickham nnd noAboy A tav in for the week. IT ,ai d tha t
0 an0. ao Nt ov's Pll to b hoten *I l 91"mfiill 00 *' jd *** fl int"* T
the ll. 'h a've saill wT am!m' ten saw 'in all d *a. twas the law. ome nof 'emr tlled
poqAg to mitre it for0'i Imff*4rIQ. That very dayv WervV allror wn, shout wlvn.l 'Is 'Is lirne hback.
"I1 'ad l00e10 A"d to la IJ n for an- shot. Pveral gentleien tred at i bit Rob .!Ad If they did they must
thr w an the teor. wn t 'd rabhit that was started. and t% nao t nay tn all xn the es toy had 'd
een ,alling tewic d*y. said ? thlln they )eOw WeH ery w 4Ike- fr thr weefr. h nd f It w
wold1 ho otu' bleol f l lfek wan 1moe om the ieround eallo n out they they'd tay In f.or that wPee
if he don't bt tdhel tn llrdS, ma that 'is leg. 'a bn snt ol. aon tit a lmt ,t let oer, e
ton m- 'ne *f' >tPt *Y JiW~t. P 17 e maemo Tnulfm than Tt11,1 Phentt on ?al .tonl Pr d, Pe .r

Ntqfiw,. ws handpd .na acid to Tr.. 'mu to' i.uhhtliiu h ,a nt, and Peter t.ihh fls nuene.' 'Is
whn '. co. in l walked feehble- 'ada a. he came fnto the bedroom tov'q mnao-nro to Pee 'ow much
lire a n.' a"1' qn f faint Imtt E"' Wine dImge,'tt, thCPE' W5M 111 it. Th'h cawm t to thn
vocmiu. P hilth. the 1andtov. 'tot lim a '% tnot nh Rb THtty 'ar e^.-rhnit nnfd a connie of pilelar Otit .n at the EO f.nowe at ^.pt 0'o0n- tea'tnetrq, btit h wasn't here, ,.-
o' t ne uriour. and Rut sat the' like i that eweni,,. ad he, st ,nwtw '.5 --he the-, wt to his 'fs Mr.
ap1 wot It felt like to be shot. I,, 'is lwi. e.tld Errvr 'w TIs ,,e". lrhanfi. wouin!q^'t he har. t
I always have said wot a g.o ,til..-aleen ,w Rntgvnv. o they.v ',at to Sne;nd theql
good than doctor's medi ne Who m wwale '1sa till he st t down gentle o ,u That w ,,u on T d, and th in ,
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birdswas gett4scarce and the gen.
tlnmet that i ua to shoot then
there wu no holding them. Once or
twice the keepers spoke to 'em about
carofutaeb, sad id wot large faml.
lies they'd go. but it wasn't much
good. They west on blaming away,
and Just at the corner of the wood
Sam Jones and Peter Gubbins was
both bit; Sam la the leg and Peter in
the arm.
The nolse that was made was aw.
ful-everybody shouting that they
'adn't49A t anAll speaking at
once, and r. Suton 1 Was dancing
about almost beside himselff w!th
rage. Pore Sam and Peter was 'lp.-
ed along by the others; Sam being
carried and Peter led, and both of
'em with the Idea of getting all they
could out of It, making such horriblee
nolms that Mr. Sutton couldn't he-r
'imelf calling his friends names.
"There boomas to be wounded men
calling out all over the place," he
sea, in a temper.
"I think there la another one over
there, sir," sak one o' the keeper .,
pointing.
Sam Jones and Peter Gubbins both
left off to listen, and then they all
heard it distinctly. A dreadful noise
it was, and waen Mr. BSutton and one
or two more follered It up they found
poor Walter Bell lying on 'is face In
a bramble.
"Wot's the matter?" ses Mr. But-
ton. shouting at 'lm.
"I've been shot frotm behind," aws
Walter. "I'd got D,4Wthlng In my
boot, and I was J St stooping down
to fasten it up ailn when I. got it."
"But there oughtn't to be anybody
'ere," sex Mr. Button to one of the
keepers.
"They get all over the place, sir."
see the keeper, soratohing his 'ead.
"I fancied I heardd a sun off here a
minute or two arter the others was
shot."
"I believe he's done It 'Imself,"
sawy Mr. Button, stamping his foot.
"I don't see 'ow he could, sir,"
see the keeper, touching his cap and
looking at Walter as was still lying
with 'is face on Is arms.
They carried Walter 'ome that wpy
on a hurdle and Dr. Green spent all
the rest o' that day picking shots out
o' them three men and telling 'em lo
keep still. He 'ad to do Sam Jones
by candle-light, with Mrs. Jones 'old-
ing the candle with one hand and
crying with the other. Twice the
doctor told her to keep it steady, and
poor Sam 'ad only just passed the
remark, "How 'ot it was for Octo-
ber," when they discovered. that the
bed was on fire. The doctor said
that Sam was no trouble. He 'ot
off of the bed by 'lmself, and, when
It was all over and the fire pnt out,
the doctor found him sitting on the
stairs with the leg of a broken chair
in 'is hand calling for 'is wife.
Of course, there aa a terrible to-
do about it in Claybury, and up at
the Hall, too. All of the gentlemen
said as 'ow they hadn't done it, and
Mr. Sutton was art cray with rage.
He said that they 'ad made 'li the
laughing-stoqk of the.nerM blnrh9od.
and that they oughtn't to shoot with
anything but pop-guns. They got to
the gentlemen wont off 'ome that
very night.
There was a lotoftalk up at the
Cauliflower, too, and more than one
pointed out 'ow lucky Bob Pretty
was in gettlnI tour men out of the
six In his club. As I said afore, Bob
was away st the time, but he came
hack the next night and we 'ad the
hlbggest row here you could wish for
Henry Walker began It. "* s'poqe
you've 'card the dreadful news, Bob
Pretty?" b ees, looking at 'ls.
"T 'ave." sa Bob. "and my 'art
bled for 'em. T told you wot these
gentlemen was like, didn't I? Bnt
(Continued on Pags Fifteen.)


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July 14,1906


CURRENT LITERATURE.
Conducted by W. E.-Pabor.


(Books, Magauines and other matter
should be dressed' to Literary 1dito
Unquestionably the article of the
month In the July magazines, is thLt
of Vance Thompson, In Bverybody's.
Hfappenang' to be in 8t. Petersburg at
the time of the opening of the Duma,
as he writes It, or the Douma, as it
is generally printed, he had the good
fortune to be present and his nara-
tive is clear, concise, incisive. He
did not write for "space copy," hence
there is no long drawn-out para-
grapas. One see as in a mirror the
coming, the movements, the passing
of the Csar In this drama preceding
what may. be, but hardly will be, a
bloodless revolution out of which
will come the tragedy of a deeper
slavery and a more despotic rule, or
the sublime symphony proclaims, not
the dawn, but the bright sunlight of
freedom for an hundred and forty
millions of peoples-a conglomerated
mass of Red Russians, White Poles,
Tartars, Calmucks, Armenians. Jews.
Carcauslans, Georgians, .Letts, Es-
thomlans and what not-all of whom
hope, through the Duma to control
the unknown forces that are seething
in the minds of the masses of that
vast empire of the old world. "The
Loosing of Unknown Forces" there-
away, is attracting the attention of
the entire civllised world. There are
other articles of conspicuous merit in
this July number of a magazine that
so rapidly won its way Into public
favor; notably the one dealing with
the vigorous foreign commercial poll-
eles of Japan; the bucket shop evil Is
covered In a second article by M.- A.
Teague. Gilbert Parker's powerful!
story, "The Error of the Day," and
"Marcia Way," by the very able new
short story writer, Richard Wash-
burn Child, are striking features of
the July fiction. "And So They
Were Married" Is a charming and un-
usual love story by C. Bryson Taylor,
and humor of various Interesting
types la supplied in "The Saccular
Bea-Serpent," by BrQughton Branden-
burg; "Cupid," a story that every
dog-lover will want to read twice, by
. Robert Alexander Wason, and "Smith
and the May. Lee Association," by
Gelett Burgess. Dorothy Canfield has
a touching story, "The Last of the
Garrison," there are "Little Stories"
by Mary E, Q. Brush and Edward
B. Waterworth, and the usual de-
partments.
S
"We must know what we, are eat-
Ing," say the editors of the July
"Success." But alas! how will we
know it? Tne packers will not tell
us; the inspectors do not always
know; the speaker of the House of
Representatives says the offletal re-
ports give 92 per cent. purity: from
the packing house down to Its ap-
pearance on the table food, other
than fruits and vegetables fresh
from orchards, garden or field, is
more or less a mystery. Can Con-
gress or President assume such con-
trol over the packing Industries of
the country as to ensure us that what
we eat is the genuine article? It is
the question of vital Import to us
all. And the searchlight of the preos
should not be allowed to grow dim
and obscure on the subject.
Success gives its usual menu of
fiction, in addition to four chapters
of David Graham Phllllns Serial "The
Second Generation." while other fea-
tures and departments cover the
Pulee of the World. Editor's ChV.
The Well Dresed Woman and also
the Man. Recreation and Sorti, etc.
Published at $1 per vear by the Suc-
cess Co., New York (ity.
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The Choice.
S'lv Cha. K. Field, Edltor "Suneet."
"Cbmoae," tried the Friend, and hli
breath
SWithered the blossoming city:
"T tin Deotructlon and Death.-
Chboosel ls It greed, now, or pity?
Yk have been given this hour,
Hardly I wait on your pleasure.
What will ye ave from my power,
Life, or your treasury "


for notice In this department
r of THE SUN, Avon Park, Fla.
Then with one voice they replied:
"All that earth has In ia giving
Reckon we nothing butide
Bven the least of the living;
Light In a dog's eye, the bird
Caged for Its song, beyond measure
These at the last are preferred,
Love over treasure.'
So, having chosen, they fled
And the friend took their treasure
forsaken.
Lo, how their spirit was fed
By the burden of love they had
taken!
All unbereaved they behold,
Dreams 9f their faith realisang,
A city more fair than their old
Already uprising.
The "Sunset" for May is a unique
magazine production, following the
destruction of its printing plant la
the San Francisco fire. It consists of
only eight pages on cream tinted
cover paper and sla lased as the
"New San Francisco Emergency Ed;-
tion." The first pap is a cover de-
sign, the Spirit of tue City, rising
phoenix-like, above the flames con-
suming the city. The next three
pages are by E. H. Harriman on "San
Francisco." Then follows three
pages of "Greeting from the Pub-
lishers," written by the editor,
Charles K. Field, telling what isa in
store for the 400,000 readers "Sun-
set" reaches, and promises a regular
Issue In June. The last pap has a
poem on "The Cholce," als6 by the
editor, which we copy above.
S* *
In the July Delineator to begun a
new novel by C. N. and A. M. Wil-
liamson, authors of "The Lightning
Conductor." "The Chauffeur and the
Chaperon," which Is the title of tMe
new story, promises to be the brignt-
est, cleverest piece of fiction that the
two famous authors of motor stories
have yet written.
Of the several groups of collabo-
rators who have won success In large
measure, none la more Intereeting
than the two Willlammons. Before
their marriage Mr. Williamson wns
an editor of renown. Mrs. William-
Aon employed her time In devising
conntleos romances for tiMe bette"
ciRan of EnallHh papers. It to sa
that she eonld turn nout a story of any
length, btilt aronud any g ven Ilot,
ti a stated number of bouts. Their
methods of work are ilterodtin.t.
nTetwpen them. It In understood, thv,
dtvis the lots of their stories, whIle
MY Wl11amnon s 11nitias the dia-
lomue. which in their brightest 6F-
turea. and Mr. Williamonn the fanta
nP<, data. Tt in one of ftol 19twarmtr
troitsf to write their exPn their honkols. a"d thaM9* torv wth*h
Arfef In the .Aully T'l1no'to IN the0
dir et result nft" a tnt, olf Wolland
that th intntors recently made In a
motor boat.


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The Outinor maramine noneals tM
nvprv lovpr of outdoor 11tf. travel
"nIl adventure In. nir and far of
nrners of the world, to womanly
wnrt. country life at d nature. It tI.
Thierfore. a Rna sine that Aould
Mbea th1e cultivated enntrw hoUe-
4oldn oP thf nation. n *rnrfer of the human Mide o( coun-
tfy lif. It I now rumnnnla wi 0t -
,viarlrahie u edlo of trel. "nderO the
' e"tion of The Buildnr. d nln with
"th ^ fonotnic owtb ef the OOmtrr.
It# 1emiot limltlss vemonree0 and Iti
wminrfosniv nsodita to' tba ftfnre."9
Trhs artilel bermf in the Mare%
number and will be fontanued
tonfigh the 0s. 'ne mnberto
Snrip t 2 wrn7 year. but, i a embi
nation with tha t mltrlMtohta mat-
wine and the WOlw4d nf' ToAv tth
thy. gs %o 1 had by M1113 -W v I-
" for *2. O-- p vin tf t.t.Bo
'ho wholne mamgane *world is 0 m
by fhis (smbiatlon a on wTv* the
leader a enedn view of ets e
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trotter a a syndic.ite. ewe ai t mor ,
has been to Cba, wthe Wetd a r 4I ss
dens of the United y^ he ints yowee' ndg ,_s
it and WritSi U le ho
about the IlM VA ts itt W plmPeA tA. .be.
that t bear he aht b ,e SO bit "a B. to
there of oe Oilnd eorporUon or l th po, .
steambhip f Jl a
1a1 6= 10h 1 4 S th e WON t
Cuban RPA*IIf atUi mMI tion,", (o4 4U 604,o
the surm lioIl t AM toI ... non us ot.e d lwe.
Plortdal, W Ot oN det4Ied to vIortdna i tIn
take a back pMat ltth *r hl i "orchard" is,.t
after" Its itr (raV Id pinotees now thisA lV ... n I t
sink into a saale I o ProSUt0 so low planted et~Uroly to M r
as will be scare worth tgonIl 1*years M
belde 8,000 teW entepitt orWt s" 00 i* a At .
intg carried on In the *Isle ,oW o wg ,uOa to
.tfertility and yellow wf uy n wofaer olg og A
last feature In eonnecti.o with *10 amdav owAo
met quareatine rOlatlitlo tto e t o 0 iBu
touchedlio. ga ehw 0
Mr. Carpenter,. "h^ i of or" hT i ri _
most of the 11 of t* 48418o rld 0 of A W Vty
knows none wleh hl ireS twoo" trout f) an to0
tul resources an ld I*n btt .its- ive hundred oAM o',or .
pects," revolutloUAry movements When I me t tA
eluded We precut. M 8. ^ volwvlng ttl I trA t
"Cuas is to be the Witer a lttleibii th* -w
of the United Itnt. It I Sn dr1 '4 .w0
to supply the moat of 'Ott trpio what .
fruits and the greater part of oar -Fv 'b 0Un
vegetables conumed f trool) Ice trsm to thes ,t 0.
until May. The island ia situattd la ^e say
that Its prduct eat b taken to to a
Yorki, Otea"ew onu i rm fP-our 0 f00 b. DCi S
great citles, both b .and WestA, si to the' btt
competition with those of elostwa Our op t aGii4n 4
and California; and its soil s so Pro- o 'e
ductire that ifintesaly farmd a l n wm ru fr_-C..tkU
woul4 alostot fe'our nation. .l .t.oi t
"nhVe you ever tiooideted the o1 ",.o 'tB r
cation of Cuba? It is'only a t# sm l L
across the way from Vlo Tou nbout a ,.
can reach it in gcomItabli strea fo itin abho 'ut.
within a few hours from there from oxtder Rca h B rode
Mobile or New Orla1p said it is "tr" the
only two or three days aro.m New wth pad up tor rF
York. It lies, oIn fact, In Uncle ie" e #cot s
tim's front yard with a short and ethayb SW A
heap water route to, hi skitch en &Ato frth "
It ha. about 150,000 o1iab1it, ant d s o, b rn -
but can easily support 0lfteen molliotn. o betnd f6J S i t
and the land uan n be motivated to the yO.W l lll4t
tops of the hills and. we auppo, of the lake on ofh l
down on the other i49 the edges of the lake regiofIt ra
of the watoerot tht Sru t* 1he, se4i a .. ii.
can supply sugar or th* world 0attnd cOan ioai
also, tobacco. o the s It ,a' oan an go 4.to
Wrowevs of the' sp1 0fh and awY,4 3 10 t d avnt
the esuar tbet a" t r Vf 4 n *and c
tern .and BRocky otio a a i l W S
as well begin to tun their Sttett t ait iio
rurp a foothold In Cjb bI"ovf A'1 ob0 1
r*h tnqw a*4ver14t, n40' vrof1 banMa Vthbt S
%, to lat e I
fruit awyndicataet are lelnp- oW B l
After sundiykry itrokiba ta s 4ra tion inW bW i sk s A V*to
granhs of a genera0 mIV a r
RAPtr *efnte r to' "And whon thib*U4 Ioo
enroanut"In *a1ouW t ie /t h i0
tion .0gife U b To n Of
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fw FOUR PIGLONS


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July 14, 906



W. W. JACOBS
yright 1905 by W. W. Jacobs.)


Th old man took up his mug and4
life along the beach until he was
e *hude of the elms that stood
before the auMlower. The uetiea
OO to who
weter the
toils otal tl e sun.
.U e g* a'ft W t itse to
be" a. tremulously. "Whoa
you tohave a mug o' ale T
Seard y ad It you was to
eto ave another, I mightn't
eo e m nodded.
0tOM there' pip d the old
St l w4y I come over
e dd, after a pause. "It
'Ud elike to take no note; if
0yow toak me."
loo round as the landlord
SpI oaohe, and pushed his mug
getln Is his direction. The land-
lor4 be g a nod from the second
st gr, u tfl!ed It.
It puts life Into me," said the old
ma,. ralsia it to his lips and bow.
InA. Itit aes me talk."
"Timule we wore moving Jack" said
the first traveler. The second, as-
mnting to this u abstreat propel.
tion. ipreed, however, a determai
nation to nish his ppe first.
"I h ousa yin something
about i," continued the old
man that reminds me of some
shooti we 'ad here once in Clay-
burt. We've always 'ad a lot o'
rme In thee parts, and if it wasn't
or a low, posahing fellow named
Bob Pretty-laybury's disgrace I
call 'im--we'd 'ave a lot more.
It happened In this way. Bquire
Rockett was gongs abroad to foreign
oart for 8 year. and he let the Hall
a gentleman from London named
Sutton. A real gentleman 'e was,
open-'anded and free, and Just about
October he 'ad a lot of 'is friends
come down from London to 'elp '0m
kill the pheasant
The first day they frightened more
than they killed. but they enjoyed
thetrslves all right until one gentle.
mas. who hadn'tt shot a single thing
all day, shot pore Bill Chambers wot
was beating with about a dosen
moreo.
Rll irot most of It In the shoulder
and a little in the cheek. but the row
he nee t to make you'd ha' thought
he'd been killed. He laid on the
ground groaanlnr with 'is eyes shut,
and everybody thought 'e was dylax
till Henry Walker stooped down and
asred 'It whether 'e was hurt.
It took 1-ur men to earry Bill
'ome. MOd he was that particular you
wouldn't belle. They 'ad to talk In
whisnep and when Peter Ouh1bns
forgot 'tmself .nd began to whistle
be asked him where his 'art was.
When they walked fast be said theo
oIted 'Im. and when there walked
slow 'e asked 'em whether theb'dt
agne to rleeo or wet.
11it wasn t bed for nearly a week.
hut th gentlemsn was verw ntle#
about It and said that It was hbs
fault. We was a very weasant-sink-
mn pemtleina. ead. artfr medlndi
Twe. nfeea to him manAf satl he'd nov
th IMl. 'Mw i are will hameR ten
pOde to tn ake V for 'If an I fVrlorni.
111 'aI latenodl to lav, n for an-
qthAr woe,. and the d04tor. wnt 'e0l
bee, calling twiem e ty. aM i h
wonl ', be ,aonurlh a for 'Is litf
If he didn't; bwt the ten Wnonds we.
ton ynpe'l fr 'i*,. and one ewinnt.,
.nat, a weea e ,ti,. accident,. ha


when '.* ronm In ,, walked feble-
hire an*ri# *woi t ta ft'lt gnvt o'
ynoic*. Pmith. the landlord at '|mt a
eam"crhalr endt a commnl of t111cm fnut


at nine o'clock 'e was out of the easy-
chair and daring on the table as
well u possible. oe smashed three
mup and upset about two pinto'
boer, but he jut put his 'and In his
pocket and paid for 'em without a
word.
"There's plenty more where that
came from,' he see, pulling out a
handful o' money.
Peter Gubbinas looked at It, 'ardly
able to speak. ''It's worth while be-
tng shot to 'ave all that money," he
me, at last.
"Don't you worry yourself, Peter,"
na Bob Pretty; "there's plenty mo-e
of you as'll be shot afore them gen-
tlemen at the Hall 'as finished. Bill's
the fust, but 'e won't be the last--
not by a long chalk."
"They're more careful now," ses
Dicky Weed, the tailor.
"All right; 'ave It your own way,"
ses Bob nasty-like. "I don't know
much about shooing, being on'y a
pore labourin' man. All I know Is I
shouldn't like to go beating for
them. I'm too fond o' my wife and
family."
"There won't be no more shot,"
m BSam Jones.
"We're too careful," ses Peter
Gubbins.
"Bob Pretty don't know every-
thing," see Dicky Weed.
There'll be some more of you
shot," es Bob Pretty, in a temper.
"Now, then."
"'Ow much'll you bet, Bob," sea
Sam Jones, with a wink at the others.
"I can see you winking, Sam
Jones." ses Bob Pretty, "but I'll do
more than bet. The last bet I won
Is still owing to me. Now, look 'ere;
I'll pay you sixpence a week all the
time you're beating if you promise to
give me art of wot you get if you're
shot. I can't say fairer than that."
"Will you give me sixpence a
week, too?" ses Henry Walker,
Jumolng up.
"I will." ses Bob: "and anybody
else that likes. And wot's more, I'll
pay In advance. Fust sixpences now."
Claybury men 'ave never been
backward when there's been money
to be made easy, and they all wanted
to join Bob PrettTy' club, as he called
It. But fist of all 'e asked for a
ren and Ink. and then he got Pmith,
the landlord, belni a scholard, to
write ont a naner for them to stem.
Henry Walker was the fnat to write
'0a name, and then Sam Jones, Pater
nhbins. Ralnh Thomson. Jam Wall
and Walter Pell wrote thelirs. 1ob
stooped 'em toen, and said Mlx 'nd 1.
ennAeuh to oM on with: and then 'e
said up the sixpences and wished 'em
luet.
Wot they liked almost as well ia,
the sax-tene' was the idea o' o'-
tile the better o' Bob Pretty. As T
a d afnre. he was a nachepr. and
that artful that no fn that timeA no.
hboa 'ad eva'r got t..s better of 'In.
Thev made so Imah fun of 'tin th,
neVt nloht that Bob tnrnpd snIkv
and went off 'nmoe. and for two nr
three nihta he 'ardyv sanwed Ahi
fa'We: nd the nert s hoot threy ed he
went nff Mto Wlckba and nodhodv
saw 'IIa all dav.
That very day Penery v al1rr wai
hont. Peveral e1ntlemen frAd at a
rabbit that was started. and th net
thinC they Inew Wenerv Walkr-
wan lvise CM the ground calling out
that 'in la, 'ad lwsen hot. off.
He made more fnsa than 't111
lhitnhera *aw heyv 1,onne 'In off a hnrle carrv.
io. him 'nin. end the tfhin' *,
toad to PI. fir, f'- rubhbin 'hi
'andt as he came Into the bedroom
was dlsaracefnl.
nn at the V'aullnw~r at e^M~ o*io~lr


n* Tu e amour. and vill a-t th oe likSethat evrinp. and hpa *t onwn '.a
a Irlow, tellin na all his *nftefrinij% sud eat Pa tn se o Twmor, fa t
,pd wet It felt like to be shot. is '*i I..' mco"Id perr"v 'IV" l V---
T always have aid wo0 a MgooWl wasl a.ln wh 'a #%# theP ,,. ,
thit beer Is, and It done Billt o 4n all he unld, wb',rttv Oni-,an0"
good than door's medicine. When ware '1s till he sat down gentle o
h came oIn he bUd 'ardly eVrawl, ad '"i bad le.


"It's on'y me, old pal," he me,
smiling at 'lim as kenery weke up
and shouted at 'im to get up.
Henery Walker was going to sy
something bad, but 'e thought better
of it, and he lay there art busting
with rage, and watching Bob out of
the corner of one eye.
"I quite forgot you was on my
club till Smith reminded me of it,"
sea Bob. "Don't you take a farthing
less thin ten pounds, Henery."
Henery Walker shut his eyes
again. "I forgot to tell you I made
up my mind this morning not to be-
long to your club any more, Bob,"
he ses.
"Why didn't you come and tell
me, Henery, instead of leaving it till
It was too late?" ses Bob, shakiig
his 'ead at 'lm.
"I shall want all that money," ses
Henery; In a weak voice. "I might
'ave to have a wooden leg, Bob."
"Don't meet troubles art way,
Henery," ses Bob, in a kind voice.
"i ve no doubt Mr. Button'll throw
In a wooden leg if you want it, and
look here, if he does, I won't trouble
you for my art of it."
He said good-night to Henery and
went off, and when Mrs. Walker
went up to see 'ow Henery was get-
ting on he was carrying on that
alarming that she couldn't do noth-
ing with 'Ima.
He was laid up for over a week,
though It's my opinion he wasn't
much hurt, and the trouble was that
nobody knew which gentleman 'ad
shot 'im. Mr. Button talked It over
with them and at last, carter a good
deal o' trouble, and Henery pulling
up 'is trousers and showing them 'is
leg till they was fair sick of the
sight of it, they paid 'im ten pounds,
the same as they 'ad Bill.
Tt took Bob Pretty two days to get
his 'art, but he kept very outlet about
it. not wishing to make a fuss In the
village for fear Mr. Button should gat
to hear of the club. At last he to!d
ITelnery Walker that 'e was going to
Wickham to see 'Is lawyer about it.
and carter Smith the landlord 'ad
read the paper to Henery and ex-
plained 'ow he'd very likely 'ave to
pay more than the whole ten pound
then, 'e gave Rob his art and said he
Iftver wanted to see 'im again as long
as he lived.
Roh stood treat un nat th p e anl-
foinwr that night. tnd said 'ow bad
he'd been treated. The tears stood
In 'Is evea a'most. and at last '1A sad
that If 'e thought there was Folng to
he any more fusN of that kind he'd
wind up the club.
"Tt's the best thing you can do."
sea Sam .ones: "I'm not gotiar to he-
long to It any longer, so T tive yon
notice. If so be as T wet shot I want
the money for myself."
"MO. too." sea Peter lubbins: "It
'id fir hreakr mv 'art o n iven tob
Pretty five nonds. 'I Pooner give
It to my wife."
All the othOr chans said *he ,mne
thinr hut loh noTnted out to them
that they 'nd takpn their sixpeneos
on'v the ni'ht afore, and th ( mnt
tav Iin for the weet. Ha sald that
was the law. some of 'ema talked
anot vln* 'tn 'I*a w~lnelme hack.
but Rob Namd tf they did they mnst
"ay 'n all the slxp toees thOe had '*d
for three weefl. The Pnd of it wpa
they sad the'd stay in for tWat week
anl rot a lnoment. longer.

wore 'nW hnde In hen PndP hn-r
-t. a.nd P1otar nunhhbins onneeq 'I.
h w'q monoy-hny to tee 'ow much
thr., was In It. They r'sn n to the
tUmllflnwar to vny 'obh their egh.
when thew, went to hlq '"mae V
qn.iir*_ ad wnn!ni't he hoei til
mtmn.4 Sn they ', to snond the
I yvuno.v on hbee iusteqapd
'1hst w.i on Tn*e.av, ann thin ,.
went on all right till Friday, when


Mr. Button 'a another shoot." The
birds iwa ton scarce and the gen.
timeint that axioue to shoot theta
there wu no'olding them. Once or
twice the keepers epoko to 'em about
arefulaej, amd, Mid wot large famri.
lies they'd got, but it wasn't much
good. They weat on blazing away
and just at the corner of the wood
Sam Jones and Peter Gubbinq was
both hit; Sam nla the leg and Peter in
the arm.
The noise that was made was aw.
ful-everybody shouting that they
hadn'tt done, it. adall speaking at
ones, and Mt. tta was dancing
about almost beside himselff with
rage. Pore Sam and Peter wa 'eilp.
ed along by the others; Sani being
carried and Peter led, and both of
'em with the idea of getting all they
could out of It, making such horriblee
noises that Mr. Button couldn't henr
himselff calling his friends names.
"There sems to be wounded men
calling out all over the place," he
sea, in a temper.
"I think there is another one over
there, sir," aOs one o' the keeper.,
pointing.
Sam Jones and Peter Gubbins both
left off to listen, and then they all
heard it distinctly. A dreadful noise
it was, and w en Mr. Button and one
or two more follered It up they found
poor Walter Bell lying on 'is face in
a bramble.
"Wot's the matter?" sea Mr. But-
ton, shouting at '*i.
"I've been shot 4m behind," vsi
Walter. "I'd got wmething In my
boot, and I wh Juet stooping down
to fasten It up aine when I got it."
"But thbre oughtU't to be anybody
'ere," seo Mr. Button to one of the
keepers.
"They get all over the place, sir,"
ses the keeper, scratching his 'ead.
"I fancied I heardd a gun off here a
minute or two arter the others was
shot."
"I believe he's done it 'Imself,"
says Mr. Button, stamping his foot.
"I don't see 'ow he could, air,"
see the keeper, touching his cap and
looking at Walter u was still lying
with 'is face on 'Is arms.
They carried Walter 'ome that w ,Y
on a hurdle and Dr. Green spent all
the rest o' that day picking shots out
o' them three men and telling 'em lo
keep still. He 'ad to do Sarn Jones
by candle-light, with Mrs. Jones 'old-
ing the candle with one hand and
crying with the other. Twice the
doctor told her to keep it steady, and
poor Sam 'ad only Just passed the
remark, "How 'ot It was for Octo-
ber," when they discovered. that the
bed was on fre. The doctor said
that Sam was no trouble. He %,ot
off of the bed by himself and, when
it was all over and the fire put ou',
the doctor found him sitting on the
stairs with the leg of a broken chair
In 'is hand calling for 'is wife.
Of course, there was a terrible to-
do about It in Claybury. and up at
the Hall, too. All of the gentlemen
said as 'ow they hadn't done it, and
Mr. Button was art erasy with rage.
He said that they 'ad made 'in the
laughing-stock of thebAebbonrh0ood,
and that they oughtnt to shoot with
anything but pop-guns. They got to
such high words ,ver It that two of
the gentlemen went off 'ome that
very night.
There was a lot of talk up at the
Cauliflower, too, and more than one
pointed out 'ow lucky Bob Pretty
was in getting four men out of the
six in his club. AI said afore, Bob
was away at the time, but he eame
hack the next night and we 'ad the
biggest row here you could wish for
Henery Walker began it I s' Sp
you've 'card the dreadful w, ws, Bob
Pretty?" le see, looking at 'im.
"T 'ave." so8 Bob. "and my 'art
bled for 'em. I told you wot thO gentlemen was like, didn't I? But
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C URkENT LITERATURE. C


Conducted by W. E.-Pabor.


(Books, Magazines and other matter
should be addresed to Literary Edito
Uquestionably the article of the
month in the July magazines, 18 that
of Vance Thompson, ina everybody's.
Happening to be a lt. Petersburg at
the time of the opening of the Duma,
as he writes It, or the Douma, as it
is generally printed, he had the good
fortune to be present and his nara-
tive is clear, concise, incisive. He
did not write for "space copy," hence
there is no long drawn-out para-
grapas. One sees as in a mirror the
coming, the movements, the paying
of the Czar in this drama preceding
what may. be, but hardly will be, a
bloodless revolution out of which
will come the tragedy of a deeper
slavery and' a more despotic rule, or
the sublime symphony proclaims, not
the dawn, but the bright sunlight of
freedom for an hundred and forty
millions of peoples-a conglomerated
mass of Red Russians, White Poles,
Tartars, Calmucks, Armenians. Jews.
Carcasians, Georgians, Letts, Es-
thomians and what not-all of whom
hope, through the Duma to control
the unknown forces that are seethingI
in the minds of the masses of that
vast empire of the old world. "The
Looking of Unknown Forces" there-
away, is attracting the attention of
the entire civilized world. 'There are
other articles of conspicuous merit in
this July number of a magazine that
so rapidly won its way Into public
favor; notably the one dealing with
the vigorous foreign commercial poll-
cles of Japan; the bucket shop evil Is
covered in a second article by M.- A.
Teague. Gilbert Parker's powerful
story, "The Error of the Day," and
"Marcia Way," by the very able new
short story writer, Richard Wash-
burn Child, are striking features of
the July fiction. "And So They
Were Married" Is a charming and un-
usual love story by C. Bryson Taylor,
and humor of various Interesting
types is supplied in "The Baccular
Sea-Serpent," by Brqughton Branden-
burg; "Cupid," a story that every
don-lover will want to read twice, bly
Robert Alexander Wason, and "Smith
and the May, Lee Association," by
Gelett Burgess. Dorothy Canfield has
a touching story, "The Last of the
Garrison," there are "Little Stories"
by Mary E. Q. Brush and Edward
B. Waterworth, and the usual de-
partments.


"We must know what we. are eat-
Ing." say the editors of the July
"Success." But alas! how will we
know it? Toe packers will not tell
us; the inspectors do not always
know; the speaker of the House of
Representatives says the official re-
ports give 92 per cent. purity; from
the packing house down to Its ap-
pearance on the table food, other
than fruits and vegetables fresh
from orchards, garden or field, is
more or lest a mystery. Can Con-
grenss or President assume such con-
trol over the packing industries of
the country as to ensure us that what
we eat Is the genuine article? It In
the question of vital Import to us
all. And the searchlight of the press
should niot be allowed to grow dim
and obscure on the subject.
Success gives Its usual menu of
flrtlon, In addition to four chapters
of David Graham'Phllis Serial "The
second Generation," while other fea-
tures and departments cover the
Pulse of the World. Editor's C V,.
The Well Dresed Women and alao
the Man. Recreation and Snorts, etc.
Published at $1 per year by the Sue-
oss Co., New York City.
The choice.
Rv Chap. K. Field, Editor "Sunset."
"Cbqose," cried the Friend, and hlb
breath
WIthered the blossoming city;
m Deottruation and Death.-
Chooser Is It greed, now, or pity?
Ye, have been idven this hour,
Hardly I wait on your pleasure,
What will ye save from my power,
Life, or your treasure "


for notice in this department
r of THB SUN, Avon Park, Fla.
Then with one voice they replied:
"All that earth has In Its giving,
Reckon we nothing beside
Even the least of the living;
Light in a dog's eye, the bird
Caged for its song, beyond measure
These at the last are preferred,
Love over treasure."
So, having chosen, they fled
And the friend took their treasure
forsaken.
Lo, how their spirit was fed
By the burden of love they had
taken!
All unbereaved they behold,
Dreams 9f their faith realizing,
A city more fair than their old
Already uprising.
*
The "Sunset" for May is a unique
magazine production, following the
destruction of its printing plant In
the San Francisco fire. It consists of
only eight pages on cream tinted
cover paper and is lastsed as the
"New San Francisco Emergency Ed;-
tion." The first page Is a cover de-
sign, the Spirit of tue City, rising
phoenix-like, above the flames con-
suming the city. The next threo
pages are by E. H. Harriman on "San
Francisco." Then follows three
pages of "Greeting from the Pub-
lishers," written by the editor,
Charles K. Field, telling what is in
store for the 400,000 readers "Sun-
set" reaches, and prpmises a regular
Issue in June. The last page has a
poem on "The Choice," als6 by the
editor, which we copy above.
*


In the July Delineator sto begun a
new novel by C. N. and A. M. Wil-
liamson, authors of "The Lightninig
Conductor." "The Chauffeur and the
Chaperon," which is the title of the
new story, promises to be the brigat-
est, cleverest piece of fiction that the
two famous authors of motor stories
have yet written.
Of the several groups of collabo-
rators who have won success In large
rnensure, none is more Interesting
than the two Willlamnons. Before
their marriage Mr. Williamson wos
an editor of renown. Mrs. Willinta-
snn employed her time In devising
enuntles. romances for tMe better
M lA of Enalish papers. It Is saM4
that he could turn out a story of any
length. built around any TRyen slot,
hi a stated number of hours. Their
methods of work are interostin.r.
lntwpen them It I understood, tholv
dpnvise the nlots of their stories, while
Mrs. Willminnn .nntlles the A*s.-
logne. which in their brightest Fen-
tire, and Mr. Willllamon the fiatts
Pnd a nts. Tt IM onn of thpI' litertar
t'rlts tn write their exnTInceq int n
thptr hnonk., at tPAh"p1 story whi*h
h^nvflq in the .Tuly l nlnon**to. In thep
ltre t result of a tofn of o rllnd
that th, ottnors recently made In a
motor bont.


The Outinp mansrlne "ealq t'
vrlv Invor of outdoor litf. travel
"nd adventure In, near and far off
,nrnerx of the world, to womaonly
n ort. country life sad nature. It !.
therfore. a manazite that should
axcrh thne O ultivated ronntry hbooe-
hnlds oo the atlon. tsla i tt Is 1a In-
fornroter of the human Mide of eouR-
try life. It In now ruannilu a -e-
miaktrahlo ple epof rtlelms under the
oftntion nof Te Buledrs. H1glln with
"th, eonomIc growth of the countrv,
t# almnost limitless resnorei and Ito
vminriolu r onom ts for' the future."
These articles ben In the Mare%
number end will be continued
thl nur the year. The psubsrttlon
trice is t2 w1 yevr. but, by a combi-
nation with the Metronolttan ma-g.
"0ne and the World f T d av the
throw r ne he had by TTW M UN WMed-
,,, for .RAO0-a saving of $.910.
Thp whole manoine world io veraed
hy this combination an one gives the
.reader a encelse view of etret
I (C otine Page p urteem.)


Plerida'sP



trotter and syn catwe. pe
has bee' to Caba Mthe thW~k* Ge 4W
dens, of the United ft ..k... ..
it and Writeo o0 0 a w
about th1e t8l1adb Its' bl ,b l l
that Ie h es#A 'soo,-?the s
there of snme bil ad orporatiU oth r
steamship HIt. Indeed th .
anoe otf h1is oI I M tb pi
Cuban Review an d'~ B1llet make n (o0w !S
the surmiie almost oetttl. not ugig m
Florlda is, of oour defeat to o
take a ba0k seat In the "*aTy he**- after;" its oltrus trotes- d pnerlo now this
sink into eale o pro d Q0no 10WQ so lo
will be seared worth ttntlbMaoilS, 04rs6
beide 8,000 eato enterprti n ow be n to sent thv e
ins carried on In the Itel at0 a so ng
fertility and yellow ever; only this o
last feature In ,obteste 5 with $m*A lea, ouii
mer quarantine reitalo no IS o t
touched upon. b b red atw1e
Mr. Carpente "hVai g of orans! ( l
moot of the Islands of the world," of th w r
knows none whioh hoas uoh wonder- .svtroules) to oome ye
ful resources and sueb iight pros- ive hundred a of o
pects," revolutionary movemnts In- When I ease thn
eluded w1 presume. .2 6: Volvni, ,tlWhe 1c me!
"Cuba to be the winter garde n flu? m u-
of the United Statee. It, dti4nnd r4 d tw01yofl
to supply the tmost of 'OWr troplt what lota, I.
fruit and the gri pSart of oat it huhNstg sr e mlag 0
vegetables consumed tro m mbd tr to tw t e' Is
vo o,? .. .i;^ ?2tro, ,^ th -, & am
until May. The Isla oe Is t tt o he, teS tth *ee
that its product tA e tkn t w iA
York, Cticago and oter t out 400,9 S Ab
great ities, both 314t ad Weat, 'n ii 40 0p4 A,, W W aI
competition With thboe of 1otld1 ,0* vt,'h
and California; and Its soil 1s io pop Iro-tOl
ductive that Ifintesoely farmed i kh M ra
would almot fed'our aton. a:
"Have you ever conlderd the io
cation of Cuba? It Is oIly # 3% Wa st i
across the way fro 11 01ida. TYoua *a.. out
can reach It In comovtibt steamet r ,
within a few hours from the, f o prom pntt l 0 r loOf
Mobile or New Oreian, and it a sitehU SSSW "01
only two or three days lrom New twith"'ts".
York. Itt lies, n fact, In Uncle ie" tup to
bam's front yard with a short an4d .*1 OS
cheap water route to his kitchen fit ahvltfa
door." .told thmt s* iu
It has about 150,000 habltas, .many as a ut n a a ..
but can easily support Oft aillin, do bte a
and the land eanI b eulo td l to s k s"
tops of the bills and. we suppose,
down on the othw side to the edgw of the1 r oI o!L
of the water that 4rroun,. it. It 19.0
can supply sugar 0tr the world aRid 1o 4 30: tf h
also trobap. q f, the Iattr _*aoC acll w+ .h
rowe" of the spany oubth l:d at d a,'1'4.Si -
the uxar beet raluer of t a i5 d at it
tern 1ad Rokv Monuain reoRockyIt Wmy "it .
is well begin to turn their attention MI
to other crown w rperhapg1 ak to Wet il' t i
rrsre a foothold in Cubs bfore all t WR
Cho lnlAi e4erttse4 I tee, ulln pers of bantas0#Or
fruit syndieste $-e d4i0he ., o. o)i ttnd o a t Msloa p
After mundry truy I t t r ata" tion t-a!. wIh I
tranhe of a gene yl e obA-rart of the baoa uas u
etert w*e nWme toS li t
e'noanut" In ln o oAti, "a"h -tt^ -B o
tion owned lA of wnsJ l 6.0S00 tea^,^.
Aieripn and C00sn ljrt ., t: .att.i I v
are emplovre, to the a o tif oa u or ,esta 'e w
teen hundred. come of a .oo"- .Ile
"Four veare ago," hte ays, "the "'"' :
land whlfh pomprld I 0S tian- x S ain io|4$
lxe. thoiatd tffe t

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nln+M! for the' marttetg hf #e TL* 1 ahlo
e',d alo a Tast extent o fla e* r if 1
I T t satbiv, r4 la that trvaet
Is at tial nelrltboriote of lr thbnu. e
sand meMee. t rode4 th1rt'five mtes
over Iton horsebatek, taklnr two
nays fot'r may **eem eitouvo. d B'
In ,1 'tny mvde T du Wiat'dM drlt
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the American people can well sf0rd to look with ose deree of tran-
quility on this Indecent exposeroe. .. '
Mr. Gethro says: "For whatever wrong I h G0de to iassachi-
setts I shall atone as best I may. but In my deffraaUoa I sa buoyed up
by the knowledge that I shall have dose ta 1M int soe Mrvio if in my
ruin the structure of infamy headed by those e who have taken
bribes shall fall."
This is a practical demonstration of the t 0t of l Iood may
sometimes come," and disgraceful as Mr. Mtis may have
been, it may be that a great good will be .e through the air-
tug of them before the public.
We do not know Robert Frothin am f, v s Magaune, but
At would appear to us that Mr. Frot rade of THE
SUN. He has been sizing up the adg t a eritcisue the
business man who withholds his busa'iMi iP ltion which
prints the things THAT SHOULD BE it-this maner: "A
weak-kneed publication carries weak-kneed ad@4 tl1" ", and returns
from weak-kneed readers are not worth while go iter. Editorial
backbone presumes Intelligent readers of tIndlualith and discrimina-
tlon. That is the class who make the money In thil wrld4 and have it
to invest and to spend."


PRIMARY
United States Senate,
Washlngton, D. C. July 2, 1906.
Claude L'Engle,
Tallahassee, Fla.
Dear Sir:-Your letter of 16
inst. came duly to hand, but I ha
been so busy with matters in Co(
gress, that I have not nad time
make proper acknowledgement.
I think the primary law can
greatly improved by a few wl
amendments, but. have no copy of
with me, and if I had, would m
have the time Just now to put i
suggestions in proper shape.
As the law now is, I have no doi
that the majority vote should be t
rule for determining the will of t
people. Very truly, etc.,
8. R. MALLORY.


A, ttletS of St. Marks.
whidcht 1 nts In this
r ~ slmaeaaUit one time the
We Sinai p le *b* n vie by this swindle?.
w e ew,
whoJ 7P5 Slis rn t 11, a0I 3 own there he Induced a man
IreS, l 0, U", ueoe. oB his order, and to
DO p ,this amount
Joe,:. the aaouat of $3000.00.
l R r was able to et out of
0,a h s oiltor about $600. The re-
t 1 tt in Oraa was that Register wentbroke and
hist f: now uffxl ,Aoont of it.
Bth'jwe W ltree at St Marks, aid that Graham
b and about 80; that he made numerous appointments
her bbd to this amount, which appointments he never
LN ton of a money.
SKdy, w alMIlvoe aSt t. Marks, says that Graham swind-
ed 'ott of 6 w 1 he owed her and promised to pay for boarding
hi 1help. ht'l Is woman. badly In need of the money, but says
toM ir h BWITH 1 she can do WITHOUT IT.
When Gaa wa.r operating his mill in St. Marks he had an office
in the Amo building in Tallahassee. It was a practice of his to ask
the men worill f him to come to Tallahassee to get paid, and then
to skip out the back way and not pay.
The rnlergad -nt at St. Marks was named W. 3. Himes. On one
Iela ,a loaded a oar with shingle. Hinw Issued a bill of
ra.= 0I iO h took the bill of lading to Tallahassee, made a sight
dftto hi attached the bill of lading, presented it at a Talla-
aeh bank Ipat. He then went back to 8t. Marks, told
S thatit the bill of lading, Induced Himes to issue him
another o thht thi second bill of lading to Tallahassee,
Sat dras and GOT THIS CASHED. In due course the con-
swIg the second draft. It was only after Himes, the
raham and threatened him with physical violence,
that a, after lying about it many times, refunded the money
Which ho got the second draft.
IAy people nla t. Marks were victimised by Graham's favorite prac-
tie of iasing checks when he had nq money In the bank to pay them.
All of the facts here related can be proven by the testimony of the
people who are mentioned, and the fact about the two drafts for the
same shipment can be proven by the testimony of a business man now
living In Tallahaee and who is READT TO TESBTIFY.
We will have the proof about the duplicate deeds to the same piece
of land and will aoon give several of them specifically.
This week a representative of THE BUN visited Bristol, the county
sat of Liberty County, and next week we will present proofs of Gra-
ham's rascality, there.
O0GNS OP A OONSCINCB WAKING UP.
To all editors of papers In this State who have devoted the colum "
of their papes to the Interests of the interests, WE GIVB GRBBTING.
We ask that we be awarded the palm reserved for him who has de-
served It.
We have been the humble instrument of awakening one of the class
of editors to whom we thus give greeting, to a BELATED SENSE of the
respeaslibty. devolving upon men who proclaim themslves editors.
We showed last week that a distlangushed member of this class of
Journals to whom we give this greeting, had NVBER PUT HIMSELF
IN JEOPARDT of learning the truth about things done by the Trustees
of the Internal Improvement Fund, by asking a single one of the aive
Tiaroee a utlagl question.
-.CollNte sthe editor of the Tne Democrat, VSIBITD THE STAT?.-
e "paost pa oft a morning nl the ols e of the Secretary of State.
Me requested that offisil to furnish him with the minutes of the
lateral improvement Board, as published in pamphlet form by order
of the Boa.
The Secetary of itate. who is a courteous gentleman, was pained by
the oftesehoa of hi liability to comply with Mr. Collins' request. He
told hi that he hAd only one et of the pampnalet which he was
obliged to retain la his office among his reords, but he referred Mr.
O.lins to a geatleman who might be able to furnish them.
We are msh interested in Mr. collin' 7IRST EFFORT to obtain
CORRECT M1010MATION about the doings of the I. I. Board and we
desire to at tp blaL
We ba a t pamphlets which he sought at the offie of the
40 w take plasaure la pa* g them at the disposal
of Mr. ~~~~vite* hlm to exame .l oigently aad to peruse
arnetlly W3 haim to stand not upon the order of his asking,
but to as f. be shal rneeveIn la like measure.
SA.m-AT tm vs1y 1mm1.
One Frank ethro.,whiUeAeoIsneaI to dlshont practices, bids fair
to do a great serve to the qlau of legislative purity. This man was
I Member of the Mauachstts. oun of RepresetatiUves, was found
lty of attmptin to bribe fellow-leislators, confee his guilt and
8 expelled from the NOM., Oethro mis that he will reveal the
n es of all of the Massohuaase legslators who have accepted bribes,
sad further says that hi rWelations will be of such a nature as to
sue the tying and taking of bribes Impossible at the 8tate house in
the future.
We have always been of the opinion that the bribery was Inanltely
orme than the bribes; that the mtaa who offered a bribe comatted, a
PAR GRBATER BIN aglaist the community, than the man who took it,
because his was the INSTIGATION that realted la the commissoa of
tiscre. But if the shameof e bribe itvr will elit nla th sear.
lag of others of his tribe, as well as their aseeompleas, the bribe takers.


SYMPOSIUM


ventions for returning to the old con-
vention system. I think the people
of Florida could not make a greater
mistake than to give up the primary
election system and return to the
convention system. That' there Is an
element in Florida opposed to the
primary elections, there can be T1o
doubt. The primary system Is a good
thing for the people, and the convea-
tion system Is good thing for the
politicians speildly the politicians
with corporation roivites and af-
filiations. One of the greatest politi-
cal questions In Florida today Is the
proper taxation of railroad values
and the relief of the people from
excessive passenger and freight rates.
Under the convention system, years
ago, it was customatr to see the lead-
ing railroad attorneys of the state
seated In the convention In charge
of the largest delegations from the
largest counties In the State. With-
in late years some of the leading rail-
way attorneys of the state have been
members of the State Legislature.
Is it possible to pan a law In a Leg-
islature to properly tax railway
values, If a majority of" the legisla-
tors, or an Influential minority,
should be directly In the Interest of
the railroads? The primary system
is a partial relief against corpora-
tion control In politics. The expense
of the primaries Isa n some cases a
heavy burden to the candidates, but
better this than anything that will
tend to overthrow the primary sys-
tem. Very truly yours,
W. B. LAMAR.
M. C., 3rd District, Florida.


Looks Bad, Mr. Collins.


On several occasions THE SUN has
heard Mr. Collins, editor of the True
Democrat, accused of having some
one write his editorials for him. Not
being one of the enemies of the True
Democrat. THE SUN gave no cred-
ence to this accusation, but held to
the belief that Mr. Collins wrote his
own editoriaAi. But THE SUN is
now reluctantly compelled to admit
that from Internal evidence It ap-
nears that the charge was true, at
least so far as last week's Issue of
the True Democrat os concerned, Lrw
THE SUN feels sure that Mr. Collins
could never have been guilty of the
errors, as to grammar, that appear in
the following, cdiped from the edito-
rial columns of the last Issue of the
True Democrat:

Every Floridian should have the
True Democrat visit THEM regularly.
When eoverpor Broward charged
newspapers with selling space, with
sentimentt thrown In," we resented
It: asd now Inform you, HE, or any-
one who may charge us with barter.
Ing PnrincIal away for filthy lucre,
that it is false to the letter.
That's good! and you DONr, it a'1
right, but the people of Florida also
have a right to their otinon about
such matters. 0 *
But since he Is one of the few
newspaper men in Florida who on
several sc0 and alway. In about
the style above quoted, PERSI8g


in trying to discredit the good we
are always trying to do In the Inter-
est of the people of Florida. *
We have no personal issue with
you, nor have we asmned you or
blamed you, but we have charged the
board with being lax In THEIR du-
.ties in allowing another such cheap
when THEY claim THEY epect to
get 150,000 for Everglades lands.
Have been ashamed, or the board
was so anxious to get money to
waste in silly drainage shemeu that
THEY deliberately became blind to
the real salpgnfcane of the tranasc-
tion; that having 4* *
We do differ with you altogether
as to our "Jumplng at a coneluston
that the board had not done its full
duty ln the matt" and did,, and do
still, accuse thb4 nEY acted wCon-
trary to the t tterests of the
State,and we tick to It; for any
land sale, made to 0 *
We will not state that the "board
may have made a good trade nla th!s
particular Instance" from the fact
that we do not believe THY made a
good trade. We beMee THEY
should have gotten th t as am.
or $1.25 per acmt. We S v THEY
should never sell a acre of
those kind of lands for one iagle
enat lus, and when THYT en bet-
ter lands. THEY should get aU THEY
an Possibly 6IN 0ut of them.
$10.00 or m4. tt1 3TYa- It


Houns of Representatives,
Washington, D. C., June 29, 1906.
Mr. Claude L'Engle,
Editor THB SUN,
Tallahassee, Fla.
My Dear Sir:-Your letter of the
16th Inst. to hand, asking my opin-
ion upon this question: "Shall the
State or the candidates pay the ex-
penses of the primary election?" I
can answer you in a line by saying
that I think the candidates for office
should pay the expenses of the pri-
mkry election. One does not have
to be a candidate unless he desires
to do so, and I do not think the
qualification fees, graded for the dif-
ferent offices, are generally excessive.
If the State pays the expense of the
primary election, it will furnish an
argument to the advocates of con-


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Railirod mmissIon
the initiative
there by Me other u----
eto iiE o ofafterP etr
ofMc ad*
dre d o. edehaon this offer.
o. +,.+..+1.;. ;',+ *:'*'.* tii tra ly
Se b ,,L0O. IUNN, bee.
In reply the Commission re.
celved th- .IIn copy of letter
from 0. A.ol Clo., to Berry Ptade
Aett, as s wlwl a


Dar, oecelpt of your
favor ud t t eplylng to ime..
would" MA we have referred, to
our b d to tt on this date
to mte at $1.00 per4
arte, btthe you put in aI
Oaim lnat the *Railroad Commis-
stonl trf i value and should they
come bak to wi h we will do all we
cu' to help you oollet same. You
Cr 44t +assud at that every time..
WIU be p)VaIed to hear from you at
any tm. .
The letter of Whlch the foregoing is
a copy. ad which Mr. Padgett sent
to the CoMIslon, Iahd e figure $1
chan wita pea to $2. On the bQo
tom rof thlletter Mr. Padgett made
th-is 'a":
10 c o tomatoes at 2.00-$20.00
Prei..t ..*** 9 ....00
Comlson ......... ....$..00
Net prooeeds ...........I--- .4
S$13.600
upon Wceivi the copy of the let-
ter from $1.00 per cate to $2.00 per
crate the COmmlnlo wrote the tol
lowing letter to Mr. 190adgett:
w July 10,106.


Mr. Bery Pad etto
Center Hill, FlG.
Dear Sir-The Commilloners are
returning to you herewith all papers
In your claim for alleged dama o
against the TnasporttIon Co The
Commissioners Vha e ertanOed that
the igure named by your commit lon
merchats a the amat tor which
to oes were sold the 4"te your
shpt should haie'w r ed at desti.-
nation was changed from $1.00 to $2.00
per af atter the letter left the ofice
of the a ssn m hants, the
Com,,isionW canot be patties to
an attempt to defread the troa.porta
tison companies The -omtatsloners
will be pleaded to assMt hpers at
all time in the collcia of Just
claims, but will t knowl V assist
In ollect11 g S ua r aa M t., "Ne.
who seeka eulpty must .tt do
equity," Is one of the maIxIe of the
law. TYour very truly,
R. C. DUNN, K eortary.


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him for Railroad Oommisuloner In he
recent primary election.
Tbe 640ted r ol a fo t
in rality attacking, not the
lessee, but the State adminlstraotk,
for permitting the existence of enor
mltie such as those conjured up Wb
the superheated brain of our bouth
Florida contemporary.
If these horrors exist, what shall be
said of the oSfcials of State charged
with the admiulanlstratio of the oceTM
system? W)at shall be ad of t4 t
newspapers that, in their Uaate to
pa over the chief offenders 0"d
strike at the ubordllates?
The trouble with such paper as the
Lakeland News a that they pit*
upon some isolated case of cruelty-
or alleged cruelty-to a covarlt and
offer that to the public as a fair soa*
pie of the entire system. It w uld be
more to the point were they to baI
their opinion upon the ast majort
of cases; for then they would et be4
long Io coming to the concluslop at
which the Star long since arrived.
namely, that never before in the hie
tory of the State have the oonavie
been so well fed, clothed and cared
for as today.-Ocala Star.

Six Lions Looked on While Warrior
and Trainer Played 4 ."


Berlin-Werner, veteran of the
Chinese war, played a game of "66"
with an animal trainer In their eage
the other day. After the end of the
usual performance In OCircus FrMl
attendants brought a little
three chairs and three telnO f beer
Into the cage. Presntly entered
warrior Werner and an animal train-
or, while the trainer of te U s a,
young woman, faced her puphs with
whip and revolver nla hand. te Uo0
could not be prevented frop: in
Werner all over, but retired at =
their hair raising welcome to ni,
nor. The gapi e lusted about m
minutes amid breathless allene a
the part of an immense aIdeMae.,
Werner looked very pale wo ie he
same from the age and didn't know
whether he id eon or lost.

I Society to obmbt hiuMoIMI and

Parls-"The Union of Anti-Pa
riotss" agant whis t tht e
,enee ^ 'John Doe w.,S
was found to have oa i
the state employees taO Tul
Areenal. The literature of the Lea
rue address itself prinally to t1e
workmen of Prance and It's1
dea is to destroy "the fook41a
)f patriotism," second to fght
tarstom and consign so andi
>ers to public detestation. ,


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a reading nation and In these days ot
vaudeville songs and topical melodies
it is a pleasure to meet with a publit-
cation like The Musician, devoted to
the higher educational interests of
music and one adapted alike to teach-
or and pupil. The foat that the old
etablished house of Dltson & Co. tos
the publisher guarantees the highest
standard of merit, and the twenty-
fout pas of Oaeet music that are
given monthly mke a volume of
nearly 300 'agesh year worthy
of presevatio. Bth vocal and ta-
strumental pies art given and each
number contains what would cost
more than the years subscription
($1.50) if purthied In the stores.

Shaking th OId Plum
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(Continued from Page rs.)
same and title of The Morning Tri-
bune. In an editorial Is a repeat
Issue It attempted to put life into the
political corpse of the RHo. Robert
. Davis, more widely, and eadlf.
known as "Our Bob." The editorial
predicted that this ditstitslshed
orldlan would be heard of again In
poplltles. I don't know what bread
of hop the writer of that paragraph
isto n the habit of smoking, but I d)
know that It Robt. W. Davis evor
comes to life again as a political pos-
sibillty it will be long after thM


Ou OoIt beeomslg quite
o phblll Ahots, after the
Ion q( I .pinoott,' Ceu.
a /i, S ete. *. It has
, "y publication
flr P arw Edward
W t aonolume to "Tue
iBn t" o"a remarkable
tre aeroe the high Bierrias. Fur
br plant .4Mlptios, entertaining
a huats Iliadent, vivid love at
o S it is said this
3= Un'thing Mr. White
hu et written 'nd will, no doubt,
be $* leading out door book of the
YTO. The book publishing o0fie of
OutIg i. Ina ew York City, 854-37
Wst Ust Street.
*10 $ational t4 oltW a "World's
CoatortiloIt, ulnlmted, in Its July
Issue. Its author,-King 0. Gillette,
proposes something complicated m
character, optimistic in Its outlook,
and universal la Its application to
the world's insustrl and therefore
important to Its workers. It is to
absorb the wealth sad assets of in-
dustry throughOut tAi world, with a
progressive and ulmltted capltalisa-
tion, absolutely liaMPsonal, without
regard to natftoalyt, race, color,
age or sea. Tbere would be no di-
vision of the *Irth's surface, no
Americans no Bnglishmen, no Ger-
mans, no Frenchmen, no Swedes, no
(Chlasme, o Am rttas, *to., an"d
would consist of thee great legisla-
tve and executive bodies, a Con-
gress, Boards of Finance and a bani-*
ing system. It will be impossible la
this brief notice of it to go fully into
details; the reader must study It and
perhaps gat a clear idea of what the
writer is driving at, but it seems to
me that human, nature must change
materially before all the nations, ot
the earth ad all Its buslnesas nter-
prise and at human movements will
subsidiary to such a "Corpora-
tion." Uity* 4 iulty and Justice are
magicalL wotP but it will be long be-
fore they revolutionize the world and
create a social and business milenium
The usual miscelany is presented
and the K. K. K. Is continued, while
the editor, evidently influenced by
"The Scrap Book MagaSone" Idea,
takes up heart songs for a theme and
offers prises for poems, sonup and
roumV of th long ago. Crappie
Pub, IIst Mas


friends who so ardently followed
him, I AMONG THE NUMBER, have
forgotten how ue laid down on them
In the last gubernatorial campaign.
Personally I have a high regard for
the Hon. Robt. W. Davis, but politi-
cally I do not think that he is enti-
tied to a mention. His friends elect-
ed him, all except toe counting of
the ballots, to the office of Governor,
and HE lost It by his failure to rise
to the occasion.


Women Ought to Enter Polities, bays
Professor Forl.
Zurich-The famous professor,
Forel, alieiast and leader of the anti-
alcohol movement, has written a
most interesting book on sexual evo-
lut'on, maintaining that woman must
enter politics tor the world's good.
"Sexual intrigues." says the pro-
fessor, "have too long played a lead-
ing and often disastrous part in poll-
tics, whole nations have been wiped
out, governments abolished, millions
of people have been slaughtered be-
cause some powerful man made war
for the love of a woman, or for love's
disappointment. If the emancipation
of women is estaodshed and if wo*
men obtain equal rights with men In
poaities, the sexual questions will
equalise tbheselves. and the world
will profit."

WANTED.
WANTED-A Florida registered
pharmacist, preferably unmarried.
Address D., care The Bun, Talla-
hassee, Fla.


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TME FOUR PIGEONS.


(Co0ti6ued ;tTeta Pae.)
none of 1yo wo te44e ,,e. Now
you can se as I WMi rih ."
"It's Vwry tSas", g s H ney
Walker, looking rowla; "It's very
strange that all of u wot's been shot
belonged to Be0 PFrtt's precious
club.",
"It's my luck. Heiery," ea Bob.
"I always wx` ,from a child,"
"And 1 .y' J th'1n, ,re o-
ing too they
get?" seai glke*.
"Don't talk Ot money while
them pore chap s IS f serving so
Bob. "I'Tm suf -d at you, Hen-
cry."
"You won't 'ae i farthing of it,"
ses Henery Walker; "an wot'sa
more, Bob Pre1y I'm going to 'ave
my five pound* bak."
"Don't you believe It, Henery,"
ses Bob, smiling at 'lm.
"I'm going to 'ave my five pounds
back," se Henery, "and you know
why. I know wot your club was for
now, and we was all a ,ack o' silly
fools not to see it afore.
"Speak tor yourself, Henery," see
John Biggs, who thought Henery
was looking t t 'lm.
"I've been putting two and two to-
gether," ses Henery, looking round,
"and it's 'a plain as tue nose on
your face. Bob Pretty hid up In
the wood and shot us all himself !"
For a moment you might 'ave
heard a pin drop, and then there
was suck a noets nobody could hear
theirselves speak. Everybody was
shouting his hardest and the on'y
quiet one there was Bob Pretty
himself .
"Poor Henery; he's gorn mad," he
sea, shaking his 'ead.
"You're a murderer," ses Ralph
Thomson, shaking 'is fist at him.
"Henery Walker's gorn mad," seo
Bob agia. 'Why, I ain't been near
the place. There's a dozen men'll
swear that I was at Wickham eaen
time these mistortunate accident
happened. "
"Men like you, they'd swear any-
thing for a pot o' beer," ses Henery.
"But I'm not going to waste time
talking to you, Bob Pretty. I'm go-
ing straight off to tell Mr. Button.
"I shouldn't do that it I was you,
Fienery," see Bob.
"I desay," se Heoery Walker;
"but then you ee I am."
"I thought you was gorn mad, Hen-
ery," ses Bob, taking a drink o' beer
that somebody 'ad left on the table
by mistake, "and now I'm sure of it.
Why, it you tell Mr. Button that It
wasn't his friends that shot them
pore fellers he won't pay them any-
thing. 'Taln't likely e would, is
It?"
Henery Walker, wot 'ad been
Standing up looking fierce at 'im, sat
down agin, struck all of a heap.
"And he might want your ten
pounds back, Henery," said Bob in a
soft voice. "And seeing as 'ow you
was kind enough to give five to me,
and spent most of the other, it 'ud
come 'ard on you, wouldn't it? Al-
ways think afore you speak, Henery.
I always do."
Henery Walker got up and tried to
speak, but '* couldn't, and he didn't
get 'sl breath back till Bob said it
was plain to see that he hadn'tt got a
word to say for himself Then ne
shook 'is fist at Bob and called 'Im a
low, thieving, poaching murderer.
"You're not yourself, Henery," ses
Hob. "When you come round you'll
he sorry for trying to take away the
character of a pore labourin' man
with a ailing wife and a large family.
But if yon take my advice you won't
ay anything more about your wicked
ideu; it you do, theem pore fellers
won't set a farthing. And you'd bet-
'r keep quit about the club mates
tor their sakes. Other people might
,,t the same erasy ideal in their
silly 'eads as Henery. Keepers espec-
lally.**
That wasu Osy common sense: but,
as John Brim Sid, It did sE ard
to think'a~- lra' 3b F ty p p l 14 e


slowed to get off eotree, and with
Henery Walkere e t poUd too.


"There's one hlin&" he seas t oi,
*"yu wU'W& 'avw if uI "ueiw )s
pure uuuPu mouey, ana, i ne'e ,(
tuvs, mut sy 0044 ku 14"0 u A& 14
iA10n'ry %Vuaw r ul o e mo et @ue t'
iaveu dium o unuing you otit."
'" Auty've g i 10 UPi me ldit," M W
LOU. *A'm a &"KWu mial, out L'i altuK
up Lor mA railau. AM tor me aoe
I.u 'ei, aiy. aY uI' uOen 'UrL a go U
LuuWa aUv a I' L one AL-*-depeaia
ur. SOiAuery w aker. wny, Luey'iu
iuiuaj 'UArt alit il."
'Djun't answer 'Im, Hionery," we"
Joan Jslggs. ou save your oreata
to go anu tell Sam ones and te
oisUers about It. it'll oneer 'em up."
"And tel 'em About my art, in
case tOey get tbo oneertul ana go
overaoing t," sea s ob Pretty, stop-
ping at me aoor. "uood-ni )t all."
nobodyy answered 'im; and carter
waiting a little bit Henery Walker
set oe: to see dam Jones and the
LuOers. JoUn Blggs was quite, rigl
aUouL its malting 'cm cheertal, utu
tey see as plain as Bob 'lseit that
it 'ad goL to bo Kept quiet. "Till
we've upent the money, at any rate,"
sea Wa.ter ebl; Len p r'ap Me.
button might get Bob locked 'up for
At."
Mr. Button went down to see 'cmi
all a day or two afterwards. The
snooting-party was broken up an.
gone 'ome, but they left some money
behind 'em. Ten pounds each they
was to 'ave, same as the others, but
Mr. Button said that ne 'ad heard
'ow the other money was. Wsted' a
tae Cauliflower, and 'e wasgoing t
give it out to 'em ten shillings a
week until the money was gorn. Ho
'ad to say it over and over agin be,
fore they understood 'im, and Wal-
ter Bell 'ad to stuff the bedclo'es in
'is mouth to keep civil.
Peter Gubbins, with 'is arm tied
up in a sling, was the fust one to
turn up at the Caulflower a6d4 :
was that down-'arted about it we
couldn't do nothing with 'im. He 'ad
expected to be able to pull olt, O
golden soverigns, and the d1Sappilit-
meat was .oo much for '* .
"I wonder 'ow they heard about
it," ses Dicky Weed..
"I can tell you." S 9 Pr'OW,*
wot 'ad been sitting up In a corMnr
by himself, nodding and sml1,ig t`
Peter; wot wouldn't look at 'Im. "A
friend o' mine at Wickham wrote to
him about it. He wasu so disgat
at the way Bill Chambers nd H
cry Walker come up 'ere w tfS
their 'ard-earned money, that he
sent 'im a letter, signed 'A Friend of
the Working Man,' telling 'im about
it and advising 'lm what to do."
"A friend o' yours?" ose John
Biggs, staring at 'im. "Wbat for?"
"I don't know." ses Bob; "he's a
wunnerful good scholar, and *e-
likes writing' letters. He's going to
write another to-morrer, unless I so
over and stop 'lm."
"Another?" ses Peter, who 'ad
been tellin' everybody that 'e would-
n't speak to 'im again as long as ne
lived. "Wet about?"
"About the Idea that I shot you
all," ses Bob. "I 'at my sharao-
ter cleared. 0' course, they can't
prove anything against m-'-Ive uot
my witnesses. But, taking one thing
with another, I so now that it does
look suspicious, and I don't suppose
any of you'll get any more eof veu
money. Mr. Button is so slick o be-
ing laughed at, he'll Jump at any-
thing."
"You dursn't do it, Bob," seo Pe-
ter, all of a tremble.
"It ain't me, Peter, old pal,/' se
Bob, "It's my friend. But I don't
mind stopping 'lm for the sake of old
times if I sget my art. He'd listen to
me, I feel sure."
At fust Peter said he wouldn't get
a farthing out of 'la It his friend
wrote letters till Doomeday; but by-
and-by he thought bettor o. it, ad
asked Bob to stay there while he
went down to see' Sma and Walter
about it. When '* ame back he'd
got the fust week' toe (r ob
Pretty but he ealI h7lt WaIW
Bell carrying 0 like a madas, Sad.
as for saa Joses. he wu that geut


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