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Title: The sun
Uniform Title: sun
Sun (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Physical Description: 2 v. : ill. ;
Language: English
Publisher: Sun Co.
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Publication Date: August 25, 1906
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
Subject: Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Tallahassee (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Leon County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Leon -- Tallahassee
United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.451667 x -84.268533 ( Place of Publication )
 Notes
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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Volume ID: VID00042
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Other version: Morning sun (Tallahassee, Fla.)
Succeeded by: Dixie (Jacksonville, Fla.)

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BROWARD-BEARD DEBATE

AT PENSACOLA AUGUST 20.


Facts and Figures Assembled by the Governor E.aislly
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challenger, with Mayor Dllis, who had arranged
the debate, as msrsb of the lists.
Quite seemly and racteristic of the man
was the offer of Mr. Beard to allow the governor
the opening and the closing, because the ov0er-
nor was guest and Mr. Beard was host on the
Besides the temer of the audience there were
other testure thas mae this debate a fair co.
test 14 which the ahances for suookes were equal
ly balanced between the contstants.
Mr. Beard Is a practiced debator. Governor
Broward sMspeaks the language of the people.'
Mr Beard's legal training gave him ""at-
age In the ptieentation of the law, whh wa off-
set by Gove=nor Broward's advantage oIn the pea
session ot the facts.
. Mr. hard's eloquence was off-4t by the Gover.
nor's earnestness.
Mr. Seard's equipment in vocabulary was couna
teracted by the Govenor' ability to drive home
thewords. he had.
.Taking everything Into consideration t would
be di4cult to ind a oase la which the Obaasee
were as equal as they were nl this debate Is P'ea
Saflwhen_ the. making booas, mtt
wow. be as0 1 1 to recall a maeeamWhio" the
reul~ W m edivewhe the abtaa s
* The ~p't r w He woa eu .,,,


When Queen Victoria heard the news of the
celebrated yacht rae n which the. famous yacht
"America" won the cnu which is known as the
"America cup," and which Sir Thomas Upton has
been trin to "lift" tor pny years past without,
suoous sh said, "You ,ay the Amerca was
et? whch boat W was eoondt" The reply
came, "Your Mjty, there WAS no second.
This oonvrsatlon has become as widely known
as the Inteoratsonal yacht ra.es themselvest, sad
the people of Penacola uuons ously quoted It
when they were ked abut the result of the
Beard4Broward debate In eir city last Monday
siht, for they said that Governor Broward von
the debate and Mr. Beard was nowhere when the
debate ended
It was a splendid audience that created the
speakers when they ascended the platform at I
o'clock to begin the debate The crowd filled
the square and overflowed to the sidewalks sur
rounding it. It was a hard meeting to address be.
cause the speakers found themselves surrnded
by their audience, tad were compelled to turna
,from one side to the other In the effort to make
all of those assembled hear them. It might we
termed an out-pourlns of the dUtiseas of Penas
cola, because fully ,0 people wen e
the square when the and
ably one0alt of them wl I
all of the men, were u "n the
It was a fair feld tf th
Mr. Beard was his ad
Mendsa, and Govera or i
equal division those whoa as a
candidate and those WOW h him a
candidate, but all united l t*e a to
give the Governor of thea is us hr dbames to
present his statement at the account of h a09 *
ardship and to hear him with patience ab
tion.
It was a serious crowd.
There was very little enthulsasm ad the
cheering came at rare ttervals.
The people were there to hear and to learn
something about this great question whih had
been but little discussed I their comNmuamty.
They bad no time to applaud. They were too
mush oceapled la Itealag
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SThe pr4 s as is Jti Is but the rvant of
iase hunmadteolledt, a Its ministry Is r good
or evil, according to the character of those who
conduct it.-Wm. Called Bryant.
A man who attempts to read all the new pro
ductions, must do as the flea does-skip.-Rogers.
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Men must read for amusement as well as for
knowledge-Beecher.
And better had they ne'er been born
Wo toad to doubt or read to scorn.
o' o Sir Walter Scott
If thou vilt receive profit, read with humility
and simplicity and faith; and seek not at any time
the fame of being learned.-Thomas A. Kemper.

The strongly bld tat ChOtlstian Science is taking
was recently 6orolbly evidenced by the dedication
of the new Mother Church In Boston, built by
the contributions of money from all parts of the
world at a cost of two million dohars. A writer
In the Denver Rooky Mountain 'News declares the
event to be not a matter of Interest to that city
alo, but to the world; not to this era alone, but
SitorIy. .The cult, o slob a new me that the
it marity of those of their religious faith.
hialy realise the 'David in the path with
sling and stone facing the Goliath of Innu-
merable faiths; behind him already stand
nearly a million believers in Mrs. Eddy's cult,
whtch has (oq t xpon t Christian Sclenced
.bE al, a motbly estaRlised In the early days
o. bercareer a d now having a wide circulation
amoug her followers. The July number has reach-
ed t and I aTve read it because one needs to
Ikep abreast of what is going on In religious us
W las seaulr literature, and for this reaon the
.4oral ti a welcome visitor to my exchange ta
ble, ,it aI published by the Christian Science Co.,
Bosteo, Mass., at $I per annum, 0 cents single
,number.,
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The Musician for August, published by the well
oewn hbose of Ditsoa & Co., Boston l as more
than the usual number of pieces of musie In its
supplement, six vocal sad Ia trnmental pieces be-
Ing gives. In sheet form they wold cost about
,the priW e of a year's subserlptiMa yet each month


there are from four to six pieces given. Techli-
cally devoted to the profession there is a vast
amount of interesting reading of general Interest
to all music lovers. The price, $1.50 per year,
puts it within reach of all who touch the keys of
the piano, while to the teacher it would seem to
be indlspensible.

A have known and met for many years at the
National Editorial Association, Frank P. Holland
of that excellent Texas agriculture weekly Farm
and hanch of Dallas, but it was only recently that
I knew he was publishing a monthly magazine of
purely literary and artistic character, called Hol-
land's Magazine, at $1 per year. The August ie-
sue has reached me and I find its contents equal
to most of the dollar magaslines now in the field
for readers. The fact tnat it is a Southern ven-
ture should commend it to the patronage of the
magazine readers of the Sunny South. A peculiar
feature of the business end is the guarantee of
the reliability of every advertisement appearing
in its columns and if through any appearing in It
a subscriber should be swindled or dishonestly
dealt with, the publishers will make good the fual
amount of the loss, provided they are notified
within 30 days after the transaction occurs and
provided, further, tnat the subscriber shall always
mention Holland's Magazine in writing to adver-
tisers. I do not recall any similar instance of
guarantee by any other journal, monthly, weekly
or daily, and it would seem to be a big contract
taken by Holland's. As a brother N. E. A. mem-
uer wish Frank such measure of success as will
make his venture the welcome guest in a hundred
thousand homes South of Mason and Dixon's line.
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As an editor for a fashion magazine, Ralph
Tilton of The Delineator, stands in the front rank,
and A opine there is a woman well versed in fash.
ion's frills and furbelous, in close touch for coon
salvation and advice, as to feminine lingerie "and
sich,' whether of tue peek-a-boo order of other-
wise. And then, the magazine is so early in its
issue for the succeeding month that one wonder
at the aptness of illustrations, suggestions and
the dictum of those who are said to control the
tashions. One hundred and seventy pages 'Af
laustrations of style, colored plates, patterns for
young and old (if their are any women who moy
be ed old), stories and serials and depart.
ments covering the kitchen, the nursery, needle
work, millinery, styles of the month at home or
abroad; all these and other items coming monthly
for only one dollar per annum, should make it wel-
come in a million or two homes In the land. The
difference between the Delineator of to day and
Godey's or Petersons of the days gone by is so
marked that one wonders at the progress made in
the adornment of the "human form divine." But
we accept it as we do all the other signs of devel.
opment shown in this age of progress.


Grit, In a reoet iaeeollent article,
properly 'llut d nl the South,
based on thg government teo
gardens at S* tS ago I us.i
to enjoy this eUual as it reached
my exchange'tablt retsa sight of it,
after several year, loome it was.
Grit has, It Isa of a quarter
of a million and, ho t, has Florida read
ers. It is publUhed t Will rt, Pa., and .:
sample oepy abeid by leader of THEI
SUN for tho esla'.
"Bvreybody's" forAtr gtst Is mainly a fiction
number, containing ten short stories, based nl
love, adventures, danger, oxeltement, dog nature,
etc. Besides these Obhas. EdWard Russell in this
month's installment of "Soldiers of the Common
Good," gives a study of Japan's economic fore-
sight, sound statecraft and commercial initiative;
a third article on Bucket Shop Sharks makes a de-
tailed and exhaustive exposure of this class of rob.
bers ana their methods; of course, no number is
complete without something from Mr. Lawson,
who tells us what a muckraker is, so vividly that
the reader will wonder If Th omizas W. is (or was)
one himself. A notable midpwqmer contribution
is George Gibbs's six drawings In color, of "The
Mermaid." These are aro ani tle most effective
and pleasing reproductions of; .he; year. In adait
tion to the stories already deibed, this notable
Issue contains a stirring 1 "11o story" of lov3
and adventure, "The Betrothal of Juanita Casas,"
by William Bulfin; "Whistliag Sandy," a power-
ful picture of a hero in the desert, by Roy Norton;
"A Return," a charming and unusual love story by
Arthur E. McFarlane; and Parker H. Filmore's
delightfully sympathetic child story, "The Lam.
Lady's Pansies," and there are three "Little Sto-
ries of Real Life;" "The Sent Wire," by Mary
Heaton Vorse; "The Fidaler of Thundred Bank,"
by T. Jenkins Hains, and "The Rejected Suitor,"
by Dorothy Canfield.


Just as Watson's Magazine for August reaches
my exchange table, appears the -anouncement in
the daily papers that its publisher and editor an-
nounces that he has become a Democrat; but, as
this department is barred as to political comment,
the tact is simply mentioned as perhaps account-
ing for the twenty-two pages of an editorial ent'
tied "The Cow and the Socalst," an which the
ever entertaining Thomaq deals out some heavy
blows to Socialism as he understads It and to ltd
leaders. The second chapter of "Life and Times
of Andrew Jackson" is given, the paper on the
next constitutional convention is concluded, there
are several partly good bits of fiction and the arti-
cle "What Is Money" printed as an editorial, but
written by Mr. Morgan, editor of the Buss-Saw of
Arkansas, is a very complete epitome on a most
important subject. $1.60 per year, Tom Watson'd
Magazine, New York city.


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Goow martain' Mrs. Piangat 01 fought 014
dhop In ftr A lnaut to e .how e it
the day7. Tm a gand day Oustad barrI the
ranla. Oh, aler amoin umbreUy .Orl pt
shtand ut here n the earner. Oh, but Orl, tam t
told! TIs, Ol'll be sitti' do* a bit.
"Oh, Mrs. Flaanla, darliat, 01 do be atther
havinw4 t olm I me itolfesioe 01 saw ye lashtl
Phawt do ye ftink? 01 wnt to a progrlts
euchre parrthy last Chuseday, mad phiat's moatr.
01. tk a parolee! Phwat do ye t'ink o' that An'
me that slver had at card nla me *ht before!,
but 'twu igeat doe's, Mrs, 1lainls nl '
'ye ee. Monday wae a *ek ago, Mar Aaa
Won aba to ber U-ona, the hgr wa b l at
school, and nobody boaue but me an' the bo-aby,
sad 01 a doin'. me ,weeila' plwi the bill rang
at the front dure., 01 shuk the ld ah me haeds
and wina to the dure and 'twas Roy an' Annie
41lhOoley to -m would Mary Ann boy ticket for
the progrlsive euchre parrthy that the ladies of
8t. Pathrlk'es was ittin' up for the ArrpOin As-
soylim. 01 tuk thim Into the parlor and told.
thim Mhry Ann wasn't home, but 01 take a
ticket fr bher, being' that sorry for the Arrphl.s
"'An' want ye take a ticket for yersilf, Mrs.
Catey?' rss Annie GOthooley.
* "'An pbawt wud 01 be dole wid ut? 01 si.,
'01 nitter played a pme l card ft me lolfte'
'Oh, ft ary Antho tache ye!' li she. 'Shure
'tie an say game. MAn wan wid a bit IT din"s
can larma it in an aveniO'.'
"Well, 01 didn't t'Ink l'd be goln', but 01 aid
Old take a ticket. So 01 wint up htairm to git
me purrse and pbwl 01 kim down thu y wasw
talks' quoit bloke a', 01 heard Rost pay to Anne:
'Ye don't belave he'll om, o0 ye?'
"'No indade,' sis Anais Mlary Ann wouldn't
lave her, but It's wan more tikut eold.'
'1ary Ann lave me Itnd We Me own cholid that
01 ralisedto be that'ripltful and obdjntt BShare
01 was that mad Mrs. Flniganl. 01, htud there n
the hall wid me hands oifa this way for tolve
minnuts they was that ain' to be bumpWa' their
'*s bids together!' Bat 01' aI to heilft *NotV
011 tool yes this tolme! Ol'l show ye that Brid-
get Casey'il do ea she plas6e, and 'heldl not be
adna' prisllon I Mary Ann father.' le 'hwin
Mary Ai can u home, 1O gaV her the tie"ut
Oi'd been after bofin' tfr her, but niver a wi*d
d4i 01 lr about me" own.
"Afther upperr" phwlnwe was all sitting' in the
parrlor (Ixcpt Molke-he wV gahn to a ward
martin ) l0 is, 'Shure it molghty loaowmme loik
wid nothing' doln'!' 01 *l: 'Pbhwoy doant yea git
out the o "ar d pla gaie iv ehre? 0rofd
like to beh *u'O a l *fs*.
i"e ', si W An. 'IUrry an' 01, will tache
Patsy an' Jablnyo,
"'Til al s01 to alilf, 'an' ye'll tache yer ma
too all unbeknownst to ye.
"o the thel he eards as' laid thim out.
"'Thim'e the bow wows,' ls f arry, platin' at
some IT the pitcher yard. 'An they'll take sasny
t'ing In the pack barring' the Jeaser. An ye' sgoter
git tree tricks or Ill ye gits euchred.'
d',Phwaft' eubed r sis JohnnoW. 'It's th me
as bated' Irry; an he told thim a lot mare
abot Kt&g an oan a Aee sa' tn a ipets a'
paees an' ardher till me hi a ., l a whr, .
Thin they dilt the cyard asn b sa playln.' flure
It iked miilghty asty. All ye had t6 bo was to
may 01 a1fer ut up,' or pass,' oP the l ta e iv
that; this they'd alteh lay do* a :i"ra, w
aftr the father, ttl they was all n a, ta' th
folly that had the joker was tie a
"'uh !' a01 2 to me1f0it, Th 1C
have tdk a had iwlf.
"'Vl el, ome a iChusda., Mary 'Mt .v
an' wiat airli tot fer wb,
04 trun malf It tute ( k th ,.it
dure. an' It waA't tn mipsunts Mr .io A
s way to the pa thyhwI-a got thet e Vh
that seare 01 *,e an .te pint IvT t*tln'
tfr sle a crowd V wimuna ye niTer4d1d q but
01 fought lI the eak 01 ajut to bave bo
maiy Ollhooley alrrh as 01 tuk brace to me
sit an' wist In. A asygir showed ; the
phwere they tuk a( their eats (*esy a kipt
their bumalta an), mn' phwla 01 himopt et g$rI
giwe me a phwelte tikekt iM auah shtriag is
"'1Imhwar thisr 01 me. f
*'It'syewr wed.9 Meit, sa tills py the
*ut.M M ei W I t54 dt 1 elated 1


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down In the otltr thair a'ei 1 to Millf
'Phwat's the mater wid Bridgt ta Olisbow
thim O'm no fool.' 01 saw Mary An i the
llbholeys up at the aInd but .hee
didn't aee me. an' Ot hd ineilU a.s ld
oehoInd a ftt lady that sat b4twae, i.'. it
want thim to H aw t -
"Afther a phwqll the tales wa all g. up
d a bell rag, anm they toulgnd va 0.
Te firt t ing they did wa to ax me wul
an' 01 had mo re odi phwait It"-h mint
than apytl g Bat 01 w, npl s bt bthbray o
Ignorance, so 01 :s 'Yel hae to iosw e me- but
01 forgot to brina me solsMor. o 01M lav e.ome
want liae do the aottil', 01 sil. T his tree w.
mun looked at altoh other an' laughed a bit but
the wan that sialt apposite we wee raTle lady, -er
the Jus~ smiled as swate at me as ye plase, an'
she ais, 'O1'll cut fr ye,'san she s lst aleheW d out
her hand an' lifted a low cards sht the tap Iv the
pack an' turned thim over. Thin the lady to the
lift Iv me done the saame, na' thisshe tuk, the
yards and dilt thim. She gave alt b IV s ibwe
an' pit the rlit an the table. Ye see 01 Was e*kWi'
wid all- me oyes so O' not be makls sfa'y inles
takes. Thin they all aid, 'O1I pi,' a1T 01 Wid the
same, an' the lady thaGt d t the cyard that iwa
on top Tl the paek an' pit down wap but it her
hand. Thin we aitch laid down a heard, Mtine
wu a pitcher wan. the lady turnlat e (the
swate saIlian' wan) swled thim in;, a t a
luked at. me, 01 throld to lk llsaist an *
ktowin,' but divil a bit 01 know phwat they was
lukin' at, at, hl. At lasht the swate lad1 y is:
"'Io *t th t ick; It's ui lade.'
'Twas you tk.t,' 01 .
"' O1 yer pardner,' she alis '01 tuAk ut fer
both iv us;' she si. 'Will ye plae ladO 01 din.
na* 1 _v .. ,
Manin' will 01 lay down a cyardr 01 si,a
certainlyly,' she mus.
"bo 01 done t .
"'lowld an thee!' moramus wan IT the wis.
mun; 'ye rvalgge'rdi'
'fet# a earlt 1 sil. ',^ niter doe ilobh a
t'lng in me ltsfe! ,0l'm a dayidnt, ,plettble
wuoknman, so 01 at'
,."8, was gitlai' putrpl In te face iTt h
that ada' mwa 01 ye way b Ut.
pardn *s, awful polthiNs I e, '
ye don't, oonderbtand. Ye ee .ye p'o
wrong cyard. Ye hud have played t o an
the nt trick instlUd v the trummp..
"'hare 01 beg prdon. mum, .. 1 ia4 f. bit
hasty' 01 IL. Til the fuyt totml 0e ,er iWA
mixed up wid the Joike Iv ti, and I t 01 out
IT -it dove It'l be me lat W w ,wld tim
Sure O111 do better next tlue.' ,
"Well, 01 gOt on all rolsat tiu 01 had to dal.
An' oh, marrther, Mrs. Flanlgnt 01 barely I
in the attempt. "Twa the tfurri tolmOt d the
stll perry little divils in ns fl.ht, b tri "t the
fl' at a toline, sa' me hands htt A
dropped thi# a4t a 'er the We r 0 W
n, to cihifld thin tolthe. Th 01


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"Tuft sn*s u te yrm tllv0* e'am h,
fTonp f'0~stht pemmeweowl ~aoidaeu..
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much plaasd wid her"Uf.
"'01 Atide four,' *,e t st thin a bill
rag ag'l.a.
'6Don't move till ye lgt e pooah.b." e si
to me. ,
"'Pooach, Is uti Indomade a' i sot Te
toughta i ut is mot ,rIlv1. o l at$ waft
fer the poonh but s* bt twas l mod.
oud w.i The lady huim around td 'o ehr
olaeu i e ti tp me: ptner i
an' i, I i hi l' t
take this pla not' w
*'Ot'm Wattl, te me ton "ooh' 01 sai"
'Oh! didn't ye git aMany? ae al. 'leret gite
me yet yardd' an se o "ato ut oAt l moe ha
and wint away wid ut. t m as4 in a0t ew" bk. p
wid at an' tll, Tht'sM all rolght. y beang at
table numtabes slvtin, w.'
"'Oma' si i01 to hesilt 'It's there 0Ol) git the
pooach. '01 hope It' good an' throng, tor O i
gitti.n a ts le t'urrnt on m..
*4 But, if yell ) sla h me, iMn. anlga,
didn't sit o p o at ati l. though
Waited et at nItltp w asw1wa
tillia *0e to wait ferut, a i to k.
butAl 01 got l more We* i4 the,buta
aer a hrap I ooc though 0t wap qa
dhry as t er tick.
"At watn the tabe e parder pas e
wyp the two WWIr s e pt the m G, am*
*i,'W1L ye plap kaps the euers
$"We, Ol hadn't bees watehit' how twam dose
but 01 fought l O oud loam 1a, o 01 iatOhed t1e
ether yaumma that was kapia the ero to taIe
other IMe anls' ghw0later, 01 ass'lr % a"
score yard's 01 doee ne the ue,' Ma 01 #A fA*
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(Continued from Page One.)
He sd,4 that many o,f the newspapers in teis
State were deceive4 by people ho were paid to
deceive them, but they had been unable to cor-
rupt or to deceive either one of theitwo newspa-
pen in Peoeacola because the editors of these pa-
pers eould not be corrupted and had not allowed
themselves to be deceived.
Taking up the question of practicability of
draining the Everglades the Governor said that
it was entirely practical and that the abundance
of profiles and maps of the region In possession
of te, Trusties 'convinced them that it was not
only entirely feasible but that it could be done at
a comparatively small cost. Referring to the
rihneass of the land when drained the Governor
said that two head of cattle could be raised on
1 acre of It and that all the sugar used in the Uni-
ted States could be produced in a portion of the
Bverglades so Insignificant In sise that one would
have to ride around all day to find the patch.
He said that the first thing the people of the
Mtate of Florida did was to put on foot the plan
to reclaim the rich lands of the Everglades, pro.
during the original document known as Resolu-
tion No. 1, asking for a survey, passed by the
Legislature which convened the year that the
State was admitted into the Union, to back up his
statement. The very next Legislature, he said,
passed a resolution asking the National Govern-
ment to grant the swamp and overflowed land to
the State so that it might be reclaimed. He then
read the Act of Congress of 1850, known as the
Swamp and Overflowed Lands Act, which granted
to Aranesas and to other States, including Flor-
ida, the swamp and overflowed lands. He next
referred to, sad read in part, the Act of 1855,
pa d by the Legislature of Florida, creating the
Board ofTrustees of the Internal Improvement
Fund and vesting in them irrevocably the title to
the lands, which were to be used, as far as neces-
ary, for, the purposes of drainage and reclama-
tion and the residue to be used for the purpose
of education. "This is the authority," he said,
"under which the Trustees are acting now."
Tne Governor then said that he would antici-
pate somewhat the argument that Mr. Beard
ou l make, because of the quotation made from
a former sp.eeh of Mr. Beard's, and answer in
advance the question Mr. Beard would probably
Walse ai to the granting of too much power to the
TrUasIea. His answer to this argument was that
the dinag law and the proposed Constitutlonal
Amendment would not give the Drainage Commis-
alones say more power than that given to the
Tax Assessors in every county and to every towh
ouna l in the State, and if anything that te pre.
pond eane of power lay with the Tax Assessors
and Town Councils, because they could not only
collect the tax, butuld x they could the assessment
of theland, while the power of the Trustees was
limited to the imposition of a tax not exceeding
0 ants per acre on the lands to be drained.
Directing his attention to the proposed Consti.
tutlonal Amendment the Governor said that If
this amendment were adopted t would settle the
case now In Court, being prosecuted by the syn.
dicated land owners in order to escape the pay-
ment of the drainage tax; tha tthe Trustees did
not easo tas thltax order to carry on their work
of u' e and reclamation; that they could
drain by elling a piece of land and drainit an.
other piece and selling that, and so on; but that
It was the desire ol the Trustees to make the peo
ple who received the beneftts pay for the drain.
age, and that as the land syndicates owned more
land than the people, the Trustee ought it a
faiat the lands catr ia should
as msuch as the people d4 or relalmin t the
As to tho eear that the railroad ompanles who
have legislative giants for ore land than there
'is land left would wet te balance of the land
when drained, the Governor afat at the dei l o
of the courts wasaso strongly ti favor of the oon-
tention of the Truat.ea f the ntpeds and
other corporations claiu e wohed nee oet
them. In support of tls pof he p out
thte thn otamaae h o tn wer not thle the
sui they had aa the in the Truteeh; tat Judge
Malone had decided on two odeasins in favor of
the Trustees, and the claimants In this case were
compelled to amend their bill; that her* was
now a suit pending In Judge Swaae's court
which was not being pushed. In view of these
facts the Governor gave it as his opInion that the
olelmnntl to the land were afraid of thle asue,
teat tey were dodging It, and that they consid-
e that their only chance for 8ueoeus ws to Im.
Ii the work and defeat the Ocuetional
Amendment and try to elect other Trustees who


would take a different view from the present
ones. He said that he and the present Board
could become popular at once by sending a tele-
ram to the grantees asking them to come to
Tallahassee and get deeds to the land, in which
event he would be heralded by their newspapers
as ..e greatest Governor Florida ever had, but
-that he would not gain popularity at the people's
expense.
Mr. Beard's speech, like that of the Governor's,
was divided into two parts:
rlrst-That the railroads woud get the lands
after, the Trustees had drained them.
Second-That the proposed Constitutional
Amendment put too much power in the hands of
the Trustees.
In his opening remarks he announced that he
wou.. not differ with Governor Broward as to
the feasibility and practicability of draining the
Everglades and as to the value of the lands when
drained, but that it was his sincere conviction
-that the railroads would get the lands after they
were drained, and that he was opposed to giving
them the lands and draining them too. He said
that during his whole life, since he reached his
majority, he had been a consistent, insistent and
persistent opponent to corporate greed, and that
he would continue to oppose it; but that he believ-
ed he was Aghting the battle of the people when
he asked the people to vote down the proposed
Constitutional Amendment; that he was opposed
to giving the railroads any more of the people's
property add, that itf this amendment were adopt-
ed, the people of the State would be taxed for the
purpose of draining lands of which the railroads
would be the sole beneficiaries. In support of his
contention that the railroads would get the lands
he quoted three decisions of the United States
Supreme Court to the effect that the acceptance
by the State of the grant by Congress of the
bwamu and Overflowed lands was not a contract,
but a direct gift of the Federal Government; and
that the Legislature was supreme and its grants
were valid. He referred to Governor Broward's
citation of the decision of the United States Su-
preme Court in 1862, known as the Mathis v. Mo-
Gee case, in which the Court held that the accept.
ance by the State of the grants of land by the
United States with conditions attached constitu-
ted a contract, and designated this decision as
obiterr dictum," whica, being translated, he said,
meant that the Judge was gabbling, because there
was no issue involved, uo case to be decided.
"But." he said, "the decisions on which I base
my contention that the railroads will get the
lands are later decisions and are decisions on
eases actually at issue.. They were handed down
by Justice Bradley and Justice Blatchford, who
wrote the unanimous opinion of the court."
The language of thee decisions, Mr. Beard
paid, was so plain that there could be no mistake
about it. Justice Bradl6y said that he once was
of the opinion that the transaction between the
United States and the States in the matter of the
Swamp and Overflowed Land Act did constitute a
contract, but upon more mature reflection he was
of the opinion that it was a direct gift and no
power could review the disposition of the State
by these lands except Congreess, and Congress
could review it only by revoking the grant. Jus
tice Blatehford, he said, held that the grant by
the National Government was a direct gift and
that the conditions attaching, to drain and re-
claim, could be interpreted by the States them-
elves, and that the disposition of the lands by
the States for other purposes could be construed
as the declaration by the States that the lands
were not needed for drainage and reclamation,
in which event the act of the State ino carrying
out Its declaration could not be reviewed. Thero
fore, as It was his opinion, based upon these Su-
preme Court decisions, that the railroads would
get the lands, he was opposed to oarryont on the
work of drainage until the title tothe lands wa
fully decided. He sad that there was no immeg
diat or pressing need of drainage; that the pro




ths t -ower to Tntde Mr. Beard tad that
,beo no the pand of hve men more thpower twa
serious dout ea rust to them; ownrsip wao t n.
weSoas touw rant pdowe to m witheut best


n s oere th neop men o wo re not a bonded
h woswer no accountable to earny onea; that
dtem raticu nt wiasn ly ino hit opitnio, pdlapd
sh, safeguard a would be collected byth

ersa It in; the State Treasurer, another bonded


August 22, 1906


DEBATE


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officer received It from the Tax Collectors, and
that even then no maey could be spent except
by the ippropriati of the legislature which re-
quired the warrant of the Qomptroller, another
bonded offer, to Issue befot the funds carried
by the appropriation were disbursed. We have,
he dad, honorable hntlemen at present who are
Trilstees. No one thinks that these men will be-
tray their trust, but we may Upt always be so
fortunate, and under the proposed drainage
amendment it would be posalile for designing
men to get themselves elected and squander the
people's money. He said that the amendment
was loosely drawn; that it Was unwise, undemo-
cratic and not in accord with the spirit of the age
which was to put proper safeguards and restric-
tions on public offers, and for these reasons it
should be voted down.
He said that the Trustees did not have suffi-
cleat data to go upon lan the prooecution of their
drainage plans; that Mr. Keller had estimated
the cost to be ton million dollars, and that the
whole people would be taxed to raise this money,
of which the railroads would get the benefit, and
that when the suite were ended and judgment
made the people would find themselves without
their lands and without their money too.
As to Governor Broward's proposition to sell
land to small parties and drain with the money
derived and to sell the lands thus drained to other
parties, and so on, Mr. Beard maid that that was
entirely impractaoal because the Trustees could
not give a good tue to the land in the face of the
legislative grant which were out for them; and
that if Jim Smith or Bill Jones did buy lands from
the Trustees and go into possession of them that
as soon as the suits were decided the railroads
would eject them, and the State of Florida thus
find itself in the position of taking people's money
for lands which they could not deliver; and he
did not believe there would be many Jim Smiths
or Bill Joneses to buy the land as long as these
suits were pending and undetermined and likely
to vest in the railroads.

Replying to Mr. Beard's argument Governor
Broward said that he was not afraid of the rail-
roads getting the Everglades; that these were
primary times and the Judges who would decide
these questions were elected by the people. As
to the contention of Mr. Beard tuat the railroads
would eject all small purchasers who bought
lands from the Trustees the Governor said that
the purchaser of these lands would get his title
from the Trustees and that that was where the
railroads would have to go for theirs; that it is
written in nearly all of the grants that the Trus-
tees must agree before the t is of any effect;
that all grantees had recoe d the power of the
Trustees to decide as to whether or not the deed
should issue, because they were willing in the
past and ARE WILLING NOW to take whatever
th Trustees will give them. In asking for deeds
from theTrustees the grantees have not raised
the point of priority but have waited patiently
while the Trustees were deeding lands under
grants later than theirs for the Trustees to come
baVk to them and deed them some. It the rail-
roads do not haveto go o to the Trustees for title,
and if they do not have to accept the decision of
the Trustees as to what lands they shall have,
why have not the railroads gotten out a manda-
mus proceeding?
These legislative grants to railroads are for
lands somewhere on the earth, and are for a
given number of acre of the public lands which
HAVE NOT BMEN DISPOSE) OF, If the Tres-
tees sell the lands to private parties and give
them a deed, THENB PARTICULAR LANDS will
be disdosed of* and not subject to the grants even
if the courts should hold them to be valid, which,
he said, was the very thing that he believed the
courts would never do
Answering more fully Mr. Beard's contention
that there are no safeguards on the Trustees the
Governor repeated what he had said before about
the Truatee having no more power tha that of
Tax Jsareson and Town Qoqnlla, and added
that every check carfUin L L money had to be
signed by all the Trustees and that it would be a
hard matter to get five men to agree to steal the
samre amount at the same time.
Refeorring to Mr. Beard's figures of ten million
dollars for the cot of the work Governor Brow-
d readl part of the report of J. Kramer to
the canal compa that employed him, in which
he put the ost f oonstructing canals similar and
Identical In maeo tamose proposed by the Tru-
te at twelve hundred dollar per mil He mald
tuat Mr. Kramer was the boess of Mr. Keller
whom Mr. Beard quoted for his ton million dollar
In closing the Governor said that the damage
to crops cased by overflow last Deembeor, was
enough to cover the coat of the etire drainage
plan, which would make oerlow IamiMe.


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August 25, 1906


THE SUN


Shaking the Old Plum Tree


Friends of Attorney General William H. Bllis
are wondering Just about now if this is the sua.
plolous time to launch his gubernatorial boom.
They are mindful of the fate which overtakes
plants and flowers which bloom prematurely, and
although they are very much impressed with the
necessity for getting their candidate before the
people for consideration by them as early as poe-
slble they hesitate to make a formal announce
ment for him at present. But as it is the duty of
political "dope" writers to grind out about so
much of it, every now and then, I will take the
liberty of saying that Florida's present Attorney
General will have to be reckoned with by several
early birds who have already launch4e their
booms for Governor. Attorney General Eills is
young and has always been poessqed of that deo.
agree OL patriotism which would eause him to
make personal sacrinoes It he believed that he
could serve the people for the people's good. If
thli can be cooitrued as political ambition Gen.
ils will no doubt confess to having It. He had
a ine opportunity to test his popularity two years
ago, when he made the race for his present poal
tion in the primaries, against Alred ft. Clar-
Abrams, and the auspicious reeut of this es"ay
can by no means be considered as a check on any
political desires the Attorney General may have.
Judge Bllis, as he Is ,ometlmees sealed, has an-
other spur In case his spirit ahoeld Ahow sines of
Sagglin, that should be quite NdWenst to eaue
him to enter the race with determination to win.
He Is a brideroom of a few months and owes it
to his bride to Mftalre the honorable title of Gov.
ernor t she has the desire to be known as "the
Governors wift." Mr. Blls' matrimolal amll
snoe will be for him a source of onsiderable
strength when he deddes to pnoupew his sand.
dacy. Judge Penwick Taylor was for a lone time
a power In the politics of this State, ad ounts
his frMends by the thousands and has proven on
many a well fought field that he oudersteads me
art of political welfare In an of its peeliar turn
and twists. Gem. Blls WANTS to be Gomver of
Florida. This much is certain. Gen. lsI
WN*to eWal t ICt I writse-
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which he is capable to reach his desire. This
can also be written down.
Happy Is the political writer to whose lot it
falls to record a bran new thinly in the political
cards, so, happy am I, for I am able to write down
the fact that John Beard will be a candidate for
United States Senator to succeed senator Mallory
when the primary campaign open up about if-.
teen months from now. Mr. Beard is Demorat
nominee for State Senator from the Second Flor-
ida District, will be duly elected and will take his
seat on the Idea of April. He has a bill up his
sle.ve, or, rather, I should may heo)A figured out
a bill, because he hasn't yet drawn It, which he
believes will be almost unanimously passed, and
when passed will achieve for him so much fame
as to erve a a campaign cry for United State
Senator, and a winning cry at that. It is not peu
mitted that I should tell what this bill ls. It was
Imparted to me In private conversation by Mr.
Beard In his house and It would be a diseourteouS
act If I were to spring Mr. Beard's surprise ad
AMhu rob him of the advantage that his sp
of t4 would give him. I know what the 0 u0t.
however, and you can take my word for It that
It to a brand new proposition all right a4d one
which. In my Jucagment, carries with It EMest pe
bilitles of political advancement for, the am
who puts it through the Legislature. Mr Beard
told me that he had been studying on th
tion for two years and was convince h I
could not be successfully attacked on .a
ground. and that he was pretty nearly oavined
that It would stand the tet of popularity
the people understood It, and that It would be hi
businee to make the eope unertand It. t
tlal oom it he ets Into theetorlal
I taak 6 pratically certalt the a
Steve Sparkann will be a candidate. It also
probable that Senator Mallory w agala b a
mandate, and It tis entirely poeti put In
the most carmeful way. that W. Lmr wII iet
Into this race. Leaving oat the dark boe Mr.
Beard will fnd that the three aemen jut as
tioed will case him to display all the runsing
ut teast vote INcouanted.
Very much to my suprise, and. I belWe, to ohe
surpre of most people who to figure out
Whte to happen to no candidate
,bast oan W. Hunt HBarrisjr
to commit himself and Harry om
to s ray Fraak Ades wat let anybody know
wat he thinks; and Sntos OR% heboo m s


lut nothing. But In spite of this caution among
the sixtoon enastos who light slpire to this
position It in quite certain that Setator Harris
will not be allowed to walk off with this plum
without a sharp olamb for It, lsd mluok viga
shakla of the, branches of th tree plor to hIs
gathring It l Dull and,, sluggish Is the ters
that can be used to characters the contest for
Speaker of the Hous The two Matthews ,q
Bradford ad4 Marion rspM UTvely, adU Mr, Car
tor of Alachua, are the ,oW avowed oandldatqs
In the f14d whose canudmduy oa a he take* e-
riously. There is lots good. tmber out of
which to carve a first ol Speaer but If o
other try for it than the thee mentUo rld
is boun to get a good peal by theo
of one of thee thrM. ,,
ot bok to the natal sucealon tof
ater a .t? for m m Aet. it 1e
with engine regret fore the
culatlos of ase to connet the ame of Con


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Aiguspt 28, 1906


Dear Spotts: Two wakes bolve marktn iv their ballots According to
sone bye sinse 01 tok me pean is bea the dlktates Iv their hankering for
to tell youmse deer Spotts. the pOny tainted money? I don'. bike t W be
to tell o me deer Spott, the pollyti considered eggotistical but it's me
cal news in thot dear Wlortds which 01 make the man who wrote Ta-Rah.
has nla late years, bin lolks a st4p, O make the man who wrote Ta-Ra-
mithor ter me; but the fault has ot Boom-de-Ay look like tin cents worth
entoirly been me ow but oblefly the iv prunes.
postmaster's thot miaion iv a days. Before committing ut to the cold un-
dent monarcAy, bad i to him, who fayin worruld, 01 took mesllf ouwt in
wed not thrust me ter stamps wid the cow lot and sang ut to the family
which to mail me letter if Oi had writ- pig, an uaylolve me or not, but it's
ten it. tner blissed truth, or may 01 niver
T'was only this morning thot the post again hear their resinous voice iv Nat
boy brought me the letter contalan Walker eaisn theor roll, if that pig
me planson which Uncle Sam is atther u...n't mase a holler for something to
pain me for rubbin the skin from off eat and drink Just the same as any
me starboard shoulder blad6 whilst other pollytlcian.
leanin against the door iv the panty iv Well Spotts, me darlint, 01 started
the battleship Texas listening ter the ou*t ter tell yer the political news,
pealln Iv the potatoes, which plaston, and have allowed meoslf to be switch-
as ye well know, because minny's the ed off into poetry, but 0l'll not kape ye
tolme Olve been after tellin ye, was in suspenders Inny longer. Here ut is:
sayoured by our mutual but noble frln O1 holve ut from a rayliable source
emmy Todivur, known by his Innl- that Triay tass quit playing solitaire.
mys, may the divi fly away wid em, as Puat do you thin.. iv thot? This
PFrap Jame the statesman, phat manes,, v course, thot there will be no
deligts' to shake the ban iV the poor third house organized nixt session iv
paypul very ix years, and then the legislature, an consequently the
shakeM em all togep er for six years motto IV thot session will be N. D.-
more. notanng doing. For, wid Traly quit IV
But call him as they may, Ol'll niver playing solitaire there will be no ex-
e00e to rmagard him as' the wonder plalnashun iv his presence in Tallahas.
1 the age, for no man but him could see nilt spring, an paypul possessed iv
holve 1 ot that ptnslon for yours tru. restless minds, will be after askin
ly, without which 01 wud be com- wan and another awkward questions,
spelled to suffer the deep hnoullqbun an somebody will ayeventually begin
v borrow the loan of a small pace to suspect Triay iv making a two
iv money twice as often as 01 do now. months sojourn In Tallahassee Ivery
Be. as 01 was after sayln, Its other two years for other purposes than his
pollytoal new in Florida O'll now be true wan iv gettln a quiet place to play
tellia ye, because you holve been solitaire ln.
out off frm the MIaln source iv supply Spakin iv pollytloks O am raymolnd-
SMla Major Healey an yourself have ed iv Barra, an whin I taink lv J. Mur.
gon to work. dock these last few days it's three
torf 01 forget it in the enthusiasm min 01 have to call to howld me sides
Iv me raycitle. 01 wish to thank ye for to keep them from dropping off me as
thor tp ye gave me In your last let- 01 augh, an laugh, an laugh. Here's
there, as ter which wan iV the two how 01 heard it an as tis a dead say-
ooberasytorial candidates brought rit yet 01 wld tell ut ter you, so you
out by Uncle Henry's newspaper, will can tell ut as wan IV your wurruld ray-
go to the poet wid the real money on noune. jokes.
..a. bo Watson'l a dead wan since Fer several years, phast as Ivery man
he dayolard his intenshun ter vote for knows, me three frins Holloman, Wil-
dra in it cootly up lU the ntlt son an Carter, holve been pulling off in
letslaturet Bad luck ter his lmpu. Jacksonvl.e a gigantic fake called the
debo0, how dared he make so bold as Carnivul. It was a folne schame for
ter tixprw an opinion? Didn't he the annexation lv coin thot tnese boys
know thor rWe lain down for the ugld. framed up. They used the Pro Bono
ace 1V fre iv thor paypul's rublico ga an got all their concessions
wi ? He taSlk widoewt orders ter nowthin, besides separation the bus.
wed h se? W 4 d$ he daeWsrve all he Iness min from their nard earned coin
ot and ti d Of am for wan thot by springin the "Roll iv Honner" brace
is the tbe for him, and ktMddoo game, in columns iT the two public.
is the wurNrd handed out phin his tons run by Immutable George an Wil.
trayson Was made known. lie Ringworm. To get on the Roll iv
ow that they candidate's been day- Honner all ye had to do was to cough
ctded on, 01 holve copaposd a cam. up a check and the bigger the check
pal boa which 01 fattuaw meyslif the more honwer ye got, an if ye play
wi lead the boys te victory or dough. tight wad ye are at wance classed as
It goes something tolke this: miserable knocker.
Well ye know how illegantly the
Oh! you big an little graften fey terse wrruked this spayeles iv
Get In line. get in e, polite "howi& up" in years past so
It's ta.e dollars that y' a after b11 not dweAl on ut. ter it ran lolke
All thor time, all thor time. the graft in wan iv our great insurance
Thedough ba will soon open companies wd thesmootuess
And by and withuthis towe y wad t mootuness iv
The Made everybody give up and thin
All wates will soon be broke em loile ut.
That don't contain this rhym. They got J. Murdock, the city's at.
Chorus. tornoy, to tel the counMO to give em
For it's Bill and Crial, O1 ordnace widout paying a license,
Elect them that we will, b beingead to Murdocac n the tree
For we've got to swallow Bryan, Om line, an by havitn Charley Jones
Though bitter is the pll, write wan iv his celebrated front pag
newsidlotorlals in which he bike
Howdoes that strike yefor am Douglass Wetmore (the ex nae
S;,. to lead the untorrifMe trorIr O"nclm) sd thot J. Murdok


the best city attorney Jacksonville river
had or river could, would or should
have.
Well, this year Its the same thing
only different, and this difference is
where 01 get me laugh in. Now lis-
ten! After tiolloman, George and
vvihde got their free ordinance passed,
turo the curtesay iv J. Murdock, twas
him thot took another think. Says
Muroook to himself: "Sure it's their
big chump Oi am to let these grafters
get an ordinance that will let them
limmuts widout payin a city license,
give their cheap shows in the city
pain Oi eam after giving a show the
same time accrost the St. Joans River
whicL 01 own, If these fellows want
to run an opposition show to mine they
ought to pay for-the privilege| for tie
mesllf that's the natural receiver iv
free privileges handed out oy the city
iv Jacksonville. So, Oi11 just put a.lit-
tfe crimp into em by looking up the
law, as flndin law for Innything 01
want ter meslft is the easiest thing 01
do."
Wid thot the PAYtriotic city attor.
ney found out that the council had no
right to pass any law exemption side
shows, no matter if they are fakes,
from payin license to the city.
Phin the news Iv Murdock's daycis-
ion was broke ter Willie Ringworm he
got some wan ter figure ouwt the
amount he an his pals wud have ter


cough up for licenses for their chaip
showS and this are the figures he saw
written:
- TWINTY SIVIn HUNDRED DOI-
lAoR 4ND lORTY POIVE CINTS.
At tasht accounts Willie has not
raycovered from the deep swoon he
fell In to pain those fatal figures met
his gase.
Plase don't laugh, Spotts, me dear,
ut's too turrlble sad. Yours
PAT.

A number of the newspapers of the
State are now publishing long articles
against the daslnage of the iver-
glades, All of these articles are adl.
vertisements-pald for by the firm.i,
corporations and trusts which are try-
. lng to gobble up these lands, and ste-.I
them from the people. The artic' s
are made up of reports of hired engi-
neers and hired lawyers' opinions, aro
sent out In plate *oym and paid for iat
the rate Of so mudl per column. Some
of the n .ew ei are Indicating on
them the tact they are advertise-
ments, while others publish the arti.
cles as news (at so much per column.)
with no marks indicating their nature
The advertisements are sent, very
naturally, to the newspapers which
will endorse editorially the attemptedl
larceny of these lands by the ra;l-
roads.-Deland News.


The Cami al Iakrs, Hollomon, Wilon and' Carter have started
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Amolg toiee who visited the Capital this week
was the Hon. Prank Adams, of Jawper and Lake
City. Mr. Adamsw s" sthe ity bit a few houru
but founa time for moat of his friends to W him.
IoI w < e (, I.mu aron la Ut hotull ob!!r
when the reporter saw him, attracted by ands
of much laughter. "Tell that one agali, said
some one Ia the crowd, explaining that "t. was
one on the Governor.'
"I wasl ut repeating a oonveration overheard
on the tl, said the letator. "Two of my tel.
lW ra ste diatsut a ai po ll, It
other Otandpont of the iroommuDnl-
y1 it thleaolre of the dim4ission the W ameI
o m O rto0 Boward oo0urrod. Mou Iow,' al.
nouer one of themu ntlemn, 'I don't like that
towee Broward a much as I did before the ele.-
tlon.' 'Why, Bi asked his, friend.. 'Well, I'll
tell yer. My wife was bllgty enough before the
election, the Lord knows, but lnoe that there
feller has gone to ap'platin' women to offoe she's
Jest simply scandaloua.'"


For several days this week there was at the
Leon a representative of the "higher Journalism"
In the person of Mr. Richard Barry, the war corre-
spondent for many New York papers and some of
the more important magazines. Mr. Barry is not
long returned from scenes of bloodshed and disae-
ter in Europe and the Far ast. He has been
seeing for hmselt and describing for a wide read.
Ing public oeourrences in Russia during tht4
strike and riots. He is In Florida as a repre-
sentative of McClure's Magaslne, for the purpose
of obtaining Information about the reports of
"peonage" In this State that have been spread
abroad by newspaper comment for weeks past.
McOlure's Is recognized as the most dignified of
the "Yellow" journals and it is making investiga-
tlons before attempting to describe any of the
conditions said to exist In the South In connection
with labor problems. bar. Barry was the man e&-
lecteu by the magazine for this work ainer much
deliberation as to the nature of the work and the
ability necessary to success in securing the desire,
ed information.
Mr. Barry's career has been a most Interesting
one. He was born in Wisconsin, but the taitnly
removed to California some yards agb, and from
Cashtorna he date his beginngs as a Jornsalst."
Having gained expeience and won his spurs In
newspaper work, when the opportunity came he
wu ready to meet it, rather more than halt way.
At the beginning of the Russo-Japanese war he


was sent to the Orient by the San ,FradlaW o
Chronlole with no instructions eept to 0. Ra
went, he was with the Japanese army t r four
monthl us, he used well both eyea and OearN and at
the end of foUr month he ,aWe to .the -Ula
woru, waiting became up to t, t tiro the
been no definte or q ad obi
ed, the fullest and mnoentm t derlptli of
events that were mainl the _o10 of the war
that were liven by hnt writer duri I pwr
in the world of the newspaper nd th
a "beat" Is the thing most to be dealredof
eartnly thins, and to make o0 eO the bit
"beats" In the of wat
to the lot of thai tr t H eeaed aew
York with the ma p of at ht wt
Into the prominent f a1 t It It M
portant cities I lk 6o -d '~
Lonaon Ttne, t l g ko, ad,
and other. It waa the story f Po rttO I
fullest detail, anu with It were the reordA of his
four months with the Japanesee .- e I& $, u,
the steges, the army reouro -all tt beell
mysterious and unesplalned was seen with a ooat
observant eye and deserlbed with a mst lraphlo
p6n. Four hundred pictures And a hudred th
and words of description he had, and thia UlaUd=d
such evidently thorough knowledge of all, eI
of the subject that young Barry's reputaton wa
firmly established and Colller's Magauine sent
aim on a trip round the world to see and to do.
nor*.,e for It the situation In each of the Uuropesn
countries with regard to. the possibilities or the,
probabilities of war. Leaving the Japanee ary
after his exhaustive study of Its e*an eent with
Russian arms, Mr. Barry journeyed to the la*n-
terlor of China, then to Honp-Kong, thence to
India. In India he sooompanied the Prince of
Wales and his sault on their famous tour through
that deeply Intere ing and wonderful land. In .
every part of the lobe that he visited he was
studying conditions with the trplned. eye of the
professional observer and writing his imp1e00lo0
for Collier's Magaslne and for syndl ates that
made his work known wherever Xngllih to read.
The Blentifio Ameican published mi 4rtle eon
the technical side of the Japnes War lan which
he analysed the very art of wa, What m
and wht manner, *hat new n0 tlops and t
use of old, were to be san *Amoc tA
The Port Arthur story has since been puilq ed
In book form, under the title "Port Arthur: A
Monitor Heroism."
From India Mr. Barry returned to his native


Alit" w":atf nt grateful oiwmAW'

im1b9Ur of. tboP009 O peoPulic0
Mr. ,atI'llworkhi~i pbo"eyW
unusipal OYv a nd
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During the few days that Mr
Tallahassee he had several con
OlW8 at the State house a at l
terview with the Governor as to the
aolteoce of peonage nd the odon lb
in the South aun4 i orid 4,i .o
whiob thli t~ if It
Mr. Barry's last "bl t
Prnoao a, thquak, e asooft
the day after fere l i e ge
disaster, espa ly of the day uceeding e
calamity, was ope of the ,aet Inmplred by It,
though stories and deamcriptna Innumerable were
sent out.
1ue thing that espedally iree 9 I on-
netion with Mr. Barry's wor + > maturlty of
it, the large r the wide the nder.
standing, s.aowt byo4 a,, t
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Florida's New Fuel
Written for THB SUN by Robert Reason, St
Augustine, Florida.
For the past two or three years some uneasi-
nes has been felt on account of the growing
scarcity of fuel. The ubiquitous iglhtwood knot
of our youth has about disappeared, while the
sawmill refuse is so eagerly bought up by stem
using plates as to make the fuel problem In our
towns an villages a serious one. More and more
oal has been Imported from Northern and Wae-
tern iee till we have become entirely depen-
dant on thee sources for all railroad and manu-
factulng eUtterprises of any considerable *sle.
Just as the last llghtwood knot is disappearing
from our ken, we are Introduced to a vast store
bouse of combustible material which a compea-
sating providence has been keeping In readiness
for our needs.
We are not asked to dig thousands of feet In
the bowels of the earth, or mine it at the expense
of hundreds of human lives and employ great pow-
er to raie't to to t surface, but we find it geom*
ly rtpolg la sIales and bogs, or In lakes and
rivers waiting for the dredge or steam shovel to
coverO ity cldevtors, to comparatlvely i'abple
machines In which It is converted into compact
form for all use Ia which tel s needed.
My attention was first seriously attracted to
this posamle fum supply in December 187, whila
xamining the so called muook lands lying between
Lake Worth and Miami. The following year par-
tle In Canada brought out a machine for eam*
presig peat Into a very compact form and aftWe
trhio by them of various samples, I Intrbodued It
to the notice of the officials of varioem ralrads
as.bein superor In every way to ither W0 o
eal. It was maokeles, olndles, lean to
die and eoMbuUtble to the last ash and I"t bat
not leot was obtainable doe at, haut My
father tdod e that whe he was a boy thee were
ertaina people who, for ton or fifteen yea ft


matches were invited, and quite oovaon yet,
preferred to chip the skin off their knuckles by
using a flint and steel every time they wanted a
fire. I think I muat have been dealing with the
direct descendants of these people. As time and
means allowed I continued to search for suppplte

and found it alonq the Atantio Coast as far as
Wilmington, N. C.- Reports from nMarly all the
Northern States show a wonderful awakening to
the value of peat a a fuel and I have reports
from California, Wsoonsin, Illinots, Indians ai d
Massachusetts as tb Its daily Increasing Uae ad
value.
At the present rate of progress In thisto ,
peat as a steam, ga or domestic fuel will not
displace coal and oUl, but will prove a greater
source of wealth *han naval stores to day, ead
that in less n han years. Can it be be '
Used? That is th question every espltalt
put to me that I nve solicited for flna l
No then I don't it ton lite ofthe
nine out of ten of the proposed mono oledIo
before they are fly launched an tt the ae
ten per cent are to day kept busy burning up theor
reooros and evaditg sheris officers, yet ers
are till enough of the great Americau ho let to
want to grasp t all, Well, they tell me tIft a*ou
a. -W t." r s e t tow1e lad f'o
syOir pCo be t is to p eot iem oae
ettlng row threat with om
Is the a"ea1dreds of w
mtllis ad turpetOne pante in l4the ate al
pdent of each oe and all akg a
ing and proIt on their Intnwto, ad I Ih to
w eW when there w i ho as a l W" i
S rloation, hne and th of de.t
heeabu, cheap traaportatlas bocp toaiias
* Wh I oame beore the pbiee' aska othk o
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Wo~ mai y j.kr6 frd ob dou* and
ade i h ie the oer edg th her ide s pon some muok land
hb b to to r one ale of cotton, worth $50,
blithe etll o 8 Ib ,
At Srt he *4d bBItoes rom his laad at the rate of $800 per sore.
SHbg P' enIo th.I h uim taat the labor problem is the ONLY
O00 0T W "M owhethe a hais good and the seasons propitious.
A :o or tW ago he tarteo At to make as elort to solve the labor
Skhqm i t e6i"h could be hired in his region was not to be
4im' w nM a that the neoeslty for white families of the farming class
toa0etIn hll region was great, and if this could be aooomplished that the
labo problem would e be olved.
He Is now traveling lan Weetern Florid and in Southern Alabama and
Georgia, trylng to indque W IUT FARMERS who. have been cultivating poor
led to move to South Florida and become his neighbors, so that the prooasl
that is known as "log rolling might go on.
He believe that Imall settlements of white families would make each


live in a setoe compared to whrh a priW IS A L=8 EDHAVEN OF
But there are probably picturesque detils @nn*pW It Ith te Florida
slave story thateWould make it a palatable dish toIset O tf the'majority of
the readers of lre's agasine, because of the demand from the North
er readers fI t magaSSine f or aouthern- s4v ty.-
That' just thepoint that we object to in th of Mr. Barry in
present capacity.-
This section demand for a Southern sla s s an naturalde-
mand, created by the unase passions of a b England woman
who came from a State n rrwhich they BURNED wi TeSp T T of hE STAKE
WbIle we welaooe Mr, Barry, and while we approve of his declared in.


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dt'tlg 6I held to discuss the immigration question
Sqluethn, at which were delegates from all the South-
representative, after listening to the ideas of Alabama
people, as to the desirability of certain classes of for-
rmans or Italians from the northern part of Italy were


KWe want in Florida, Immigration from Georgia, Tennessee and Ala.
"We've got THE SOIL THAT WILL ATTRACT THEM, and we are-
bound toge4tthe if thy can Ana out what they can do on Florida land."
A State BoUatl ilmgration will be able to get in the hands 6f these
people oet aton.
Our tist pictorially presented our idea, 1nd we believe that this
magnet matt be gotten In working order too -A Thr the good of the State.

We E rtOrn a ,auck Raker.
We are glad to welcome to this State Mr. Richard Barry, special repre-
sentative of ubnlure's Magauine, who announces that his mission is to find
out the trUth about white men being held in bondage in this State.
We think the minleon of Mr. Barry is a good one and as he is a courteous
entaftan we extend to him in full measure that hospitality for which the
South is deserveay famous, both on account of himself and his mission.
To get at the truth about all conditions In this State is the particular
pecialty of this journal, so that we have a third reason for extending a wel-
come to Mr. Barry.
This gentleman spent three days of this week in Tallahassee and gave to
us some ox the facts which he had gathered in his two weeks' investigation
In diftrest bpart of the State.
We are not at liberty to use these facts because they were gathered by
the representative of another publication and were discussed with us In a
professional way, which precludes us from making any mention of them in
advance of their publication in McClure's Magazine.
It was not necessary for Mr. Barry to tell us, however, that white men
have beeo held In bondage in this State by their employers and in several
eases have been grossly ll used.
This is a great evil and brings A JUST AND WELL MERITED RE.
PROACH ON THE STATE. *
We know that the State authorities have been endeavoring for some
time past to get Information about this breach of the laws so as to punish
those who are guilty of these outrages.
.The flies In the Executive offloe show that the Governor wrote to the
peace ofloers of the counties In which the scenes of the outrages were laid,
to investiate them, and TO PUNISH ANY ONE GUILTY OF VIOLATING
Up to this time no prosecutions have been commenced in the State courts,
but we are quite certain that prosecutions WILL COMMENCE it the stories
which ave been printed In the Northern newspapers are true.
What strikes U forcibly about this visit of McClure's representative is,
the freny that the people of the North are thrown into whenever the word
slavery or bondage is mentioned in connection with the South.
Ever since that New England woman, Mrs. Stowe, wrote that outrag-
eously overdrawn story of the horrors of Southern slavery, known an "Uncle
Tom's Cabin," the people who live In the North have been so based on this
question that they are utterly unable to view it with calm judgment
It has BEOM THE FASHION for the Northern people TO GET
FRANTIC over any mention of Southern slavery.
Admitting that the stories printed in the Nortnern papers about the abuse
of a few sapnslees white men whose own admission showed them to be un-
worthy to be ranked with American bahood, in that they submitted to abuse
and ill treatment without reeenting It are all true. Admitting that there are
a few Isolated cames of A VERY BAD FORM OF SLAVERY in Florida, we
are struck with the unneeeary trouble undertaken and the distance traveled
by the representative of McClure' Magazine to get a slave story, when slav.
ery TEN THOUSAND TIMUS WORSE than that which has EVER EXISTED
In the South or whica COUULD EXIST In the South, can be found within ten
minutes walk of the place where MeClure's Magazlne is edited in New York
City.
When we asked Mr. Barry: "How about the slavery on Grand Street
In New York," he confessed that h did not know where Grand Street was,
and the slavery that exists on Grand Street In New York City is a form of
the evil compared to which the slavery that exists in Florida Is liberty itself.
We asked Mr. Barry why he didn't write about the slavery in Jefferon
Market Court, where friendless women are ground to body and soul destruoS
tion between the policemen who arrest them and the saloo keeper prte
alonal bondsman, who keep them from golag to jail in order that they may


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tentlon to est at the truth of conditions il this tate, if they are bad condi-
tions, we resent thefanaticisem that inspired those who sent him.
The editor of McClure's uMagaine attempts to remove the met& that is In
our eye, and completely ignores the beam that is in his ow.
0-
Tom Appleyard seems to be terribly agitated about the legality of the
election orf some of the proposed Constitutional Amendments beeaNse there
was an error made Inthe first publication of the notie, woi has ben esor-
rected.
We don't like to see a gentleman of Tom's embrp4't petwbed during
the hot season we are now having, so, we will come to his relet by saying
that the Supreme Court has decided that an advertisemet ara r out the
design of the publicity of proposed Censttional Amadme-bIes suffilent
for their legality, even ifw the advertisement did not raun the full tue. It is
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First thing we know people will be aying tht, w haven't but one su*
Ject to write about, and but one man to dlSoau, buti uitag this space, which
belongs to the people, In dItouingl Napoleon a Broward, Governor of FlIr-
ida, our exouae is that the Times-Union oftsn foro u to do It, and our rea-
son t Ithatlst about now, the Goveoro t i s about the most tmopr.
tant subject we ban discuss, beeaUse he tepelntain his person, the most
important popoeltlon tow before the public odeunlderalon.
We said that our eoxuse for our frequent mentor of the Governor on
this page was that the Timed-Unlon often fore to do It, and the hflites
Union forces us to do it because, IT, day after day, and almost every day,
conttnues to misquote him and to convey to the people an erroneous idea of


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him and hit acts.
A cae tIn point was last Wednesday's TImeaUndte whleh ead: OThe
Governor sayp the railroads have set out to steal the lands frm the people.
a statement which he knows is not true."
We agree with the conoluelo of this remark, bt not with Ito predate.
The Goveror has NIVER a that the railroads ha t t to ta
the lands from the people. And, We know that the T'ieVU was
informed about what the Governm DID eay when a dibesy oe
him. Governor Sroward sai, n h debate with Mr. Beaed lat Monaat,as
e laid many times before, that the railmoade'have b em gives as immen
domain by past Legtstatures, and are trla to taoes the Trstees to'd s
deeds that will put them In posseee of the balanoei aad that t he
are endeavoring to save the lands wha belong to the peepl, FOR
PBOP B. .
The TImsanm fUMarther aays: *Qovernor toward knw that th


drulnage f I l:des will not In the scimeh affect the olala
U d nt, hvo een guilty ot tpdoward t
Stow people. But it didn't stop there. Itwetonto ,ay: Th
U ad will gt the lands when the people of Florida have paid for rain-t
age." Thisp w t. TlmoUlo
4 S Board Beard te t
to dratning the I1f t''b
Wll ta ue be out BO MONSY TAND
4 berth thintfor th Tim-Union to do It it ws ift lor
thenUi fIt p lto b Ur o m
It strt vvrno position XATL? CONTRARY to *hwt
t is.
the argaeout of Governor f i 1 a tavow of the adoption of
SO t d- Aoneadipent hah bean that sIe shouldd not be made
Sqpt of dra"llns the Nverras iAatO I iallroad comp.-
eland owners who have had g a b tV this land.
bo M fr dr0lo rthe lands wbtoh tc hW, M
botI refea r Itmself, and e s6 iadtmnyt
bn f Oe thingtoday because It is told to say t, and'IMS
noth2 0 brew*r eMtUse I tos told to say It,. i whkat t he TimnUt o
W Oal thet thh Time.p-U tl ba f terhe dIIte, wheo it piles ensure
oin r od tf overnor Broward f itemp to mae the people pay fo
ld w of the land; for. we remember dith what velhmena the Tited
tUnlo t ooted, but a short the ago, that it was pn unfair nd It *
ueajus t he to re ot railroads to pay or the drtanOd eof th land
at#, er ords, the people. WBRB NOT MADB TO PAJ
4The i ter that If the railroads succeed nla ma ki
their clas after' tire detained the railroads will get p6soess o
lands which* te eopole haed be to drets.v
This is prtly true, but only partly true, because the railroads will pay
their share of th cost of dralage if thel Oonuttutional Amendment to
ad uGooernor 3rqward urge, and they will NOT PAY A CENT OF
t If Coastltutlonal Amendpent 1o defeated, which Isto the sole
object of CM Obntrol the editorial page of the TItsWUnlon.
So, we a .t t(hiC 6 ThITOUnlon has knowinly by this editorial, and
has knowingly, by other e d la, sought, and will, knwlnly, by Atill other
editorials It will tnt In the e, ee to pi se Goveoor Broward In afalse
position before the people by direcy Nleqiot g him and by putting a wong
construction o the words whlol) they happen to Quote oorreoty.
I~ 0G6vernor Arowtd succeeds in his ort t induce a ort f the
people tO totse R the proposed amendment TUIB RAILROAD WIM PAY
their jst pr flot for drlaing the terglades.
If the *4ned.t.o In I e*forts to Induce a majority of the
people to vote AOAINIT e I d danae amendment, th people will
pay all of the cost of drlneage D LRADf WILL PA NONE.
/ail for BVWwe .
Because It happened in Chigeso sad nloaga is a long Way from Florida
might be given as a reason why this Journal, which is strletly a Florida
Journas, should not, be greatly agitated about the failure of a Chicago bank
three week ago, with loss to the depositors of a milllio dollars.
But, because banks play leading part, lthe bulnes of this State, and
for that rease the samo principle apples here as In Chicago, we will take
the fallute of the Chfigo bank as a cue for the diseassion of bank fallues.
The e*qw reports of the Chicago cank failure r a 'Another senatIonal
feature wa*s th disappearance of the cashler and the issuig of a warrant
lor his arreAt, dining ambesslemet." This may have been a oesational
reastre, but Itti s In no~Pite ai UNUBUAL PBATUR3
The ccher 'or the president, or soiO trusted cla4 ALWAYS embeole,
or othewise misassm the funds of a bmak, before a bank can fall.
SomeUimes the 4o sal speeulateson his own aseeont; sometime he speo
late for tie bak; sometimes he comes to the aid of a friend or friends
.with the bank's money; asd somtims he acay eals the money f the
glut It is alway soa teform ot'BSTRAYTAL OP TMB TRUST IMPOSBD in
bank oDtelal that It reNmasble for the failure of banks ,.


I1ftberIsbat O baluemtat senidw!awpeuo -in in;S hountry that is
ABOLU0WT tOITIN or' SWMhSS. thatt bftb"sIs
~wI~s de ~ t Own 1"d eVen uo", in whatever buso.. nhe
fraybelWmAiSAM I muum be *ds
Inaklcun v3owry ??
AtWi 4IGwuiuaus a I. t~ MO*Oer, much It war Invdv otheM.
thenb~ .*to p i~t Ibo l t knmt GO OW oftOle *6
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for_ Me a SeiASi 1. It
h.1 wMi.OP'il i- -i w se hoee iti eoen hbea. nd aS




b --- *thman anhi-- s wieat- th- e othr tan t--n a woke urly wan mew n. mn
hi a4bl b l ite t bt wife, who wA




hmaaut-aea u eaewa ad atmal and qite wtw e he apease t.o


-Ra-e-lwd- fra r,,-- n-- 18- In te ma coh at
100".Ja M04,la to d to hIseco.duct.
S t ii and taken without the least Vrovoca-
t e sort uts orwa eli hhe strucker on th
de op. The ofep a-of ab oam ---- the ae l with his open bad.
eedA lt be me~lS ere, al M to h c h aw lehu m ed never to Inter-
py It iwre o o i wo toe ee n a wordy wai pelfbto man



Sd wteo hi S w. and wo man, but'Whena l owe was
begug 1* obletv Mipt Ohey struck, then it wastime for action.
aiwe ynwas s4oitwppos gike a flash he went ul p thearLe.
nstblut hatners mleces we lik! e biudsn
er ethe ra fo athr erte a of et' Hatl I aulleand training were
ahe st er b a5d o dt, and he knew self-defense ftom
Dyesurn bol& o toNOl W A to Z. He caught Mr. Leigh by the
basom; walnmet and h quSu Jt back of his coats jerked him out of the
si; and staW b a b altlo. a seat and shook him like wa te rrier does
beoteywas d t e press ive good a at. With a feeling of disgust Ohe-
leans saleeper at Memhl He had ote romW Ithdisl and adto him:
come by boat m won. oul". th Do that again, and by the eternal
It was tn early summer, and travj Ill thresh you until you can't seel,
South was notlvery hea thvy. Yellow Leigh was ally too drunk to un
fir ad not been conquered thea derand s d what It al neant. The fall
as ow*, and every so often he oay have stunned him for a moment;
tegoyla got very busy and a fvor UaYwa e remained quiet ana event-
epideaic was the result Neither uYW fell Into a deep sleep.
were Pullman sleepers such luxuriant Mrse. Lr g wasa rofuse In her
atahe a on wheels ati the present thanks to Chen ut begged him to
day The were oonly four other peo. be areful; Mr. Leigash would be very
left Memphis, Oheneyr took the all asked Cheney to change a&s location
io, two single Wlalen and a man and to another car. He wasn't that kind,
hise wife. Obeaeys section was ame however, and resumed his seat.
one end of the oar, and that occupied aeh slumbered until about 2:80,
by the man and his wife at the other and then awoke surly and mean. From
end. The man soon showed signs of l Ti alls he took a fresh bottle of
iuor. In the smoking oarb he proffer- whisky; his supply seemed inexhaus
e heney a bautiful fl with the tible. By 3:80 he was again under the
usual salutation: Inluence, and this time he was fight-
"Have a drink, straiger?" Ing mad. In the smoking compart-
"Thanks, no," taid Cheney. "Too meat he oorraled the porter and told
warm thin evening." that worthy that worthythat he (Leih) was go
"That the only reasonlt Jut a la to do Oheney.
taint suggestion of a sneer acoompan- The potter told Oheney, and that
let. thie ,. gentleman realized there wa trouble
"That's tbhe one I care to o s ahead. He took his revolver from his
right now," said Chbeney, his bane eyesi satchel and dropped It In his outside
becoming steIy gray. coat pocket. The other passengers in
The stranger was a big man, phys- the car were terrorized. The train
toally. He had long Jot black hairl crew, Pullman conductor and porter
artedway over on one aide, and were under the spell of Leigh, the
his eyes were the same color. Hise x. bad man. They all lacked nerve, so
presson was not very prepossessing, essential n dealing with such a char-
and something told Cheney to keep acter; all save COheoney. He had nerve,
his eyes on him. plenty of it. He also had discretion,
"Well, there's no hmrm done; here' a valuable adjunct to nerve. He
my card." didn't want any trouble, wasn't look-
The card read "Fred Leigh," and lag for it. but If it came his way he
iave a street address in New Oleans would not dodge It.
Chancy thought a minute, and then The former trouble with Leigh
remembered the'addresS given mwas in came to a cilmaz when he slapped his
the gambling district in New Or- wife's flaoe, and when he was corn-
leans. He also had heard of a "bad fortably full ha was ready for an-
man" among the gamblers named other row. Leigh returned to his
Fred Leih. .- a was evidently the seat but Mrs. Leigh tried to avoid
ma trouble; she wouldn't talk to him, but
Presumably Leigh thought the mere he grew louder In his Imprecations
sight of his name would thoroughly and again struck her, this time not
cow the stranger, ad perhaps he with his open hand, but with his
would give him his card in return, clenched fiAst. The poor little woman
But Cheney did othiqmg of the kind; screamed, and Ito an Instant all was
he merely bowed, and curtly said: turmoil and cofution. Women shriek-
"Thanks," ,then returned to his eat ed anu the men (poor excuses they
In the oar. were) sat paralyzed. One surly
During the evening Leiga Imbibed drunken brute had the ear under hig
freely, and several t0ise was eaed tnumb. FProm the liquor-maddened
In animated Loena with h Leigh a eemblanoe of reason or h-
wife. Angry words paesR between vanity fled, and once more he raised
tuem. Chqney iept hte eyes and ear his hand to strike the little woman
open but nothing untoward happened so unfortunate as to be his wife. Che-
which would warrant his interferatoe. e)y, at the frst sign of trouble, went
The next morning Leigh resumed down the ear again and selued Leigh's
his drinkinr, and by 10:8 waft nip uplifted hand in a grip of steel. He
drunk. The coaduetor aie d pewt did swung him around and struck him a
nothing to keep him quiet; 1i fact sttigtig blow. All the blood In Che-
they Informed Cheaey tat Leigh was os bey was In his face, and In a
a bad man. They knew him well, minute Mr. Leigh wu reduced to sub-
and, as the port enpreui It: ,K -Mlveus. lere had been trouble
any one crossed Mistah Leigh, he enough for one day, and Cheney dra<-
was turriblo bad." Chey had sees e4 Leigh to the oar ahead, and told
"turrible bad" men a plenty hi his If he came back again he'd gri
day, and knew that geimealy there woee than a thrashing. Poor Mrs.
up If some one had nerve enough to th5 eIr, to leave the train, because
bring it out. Mr .LJgh would emetuay get even


Leigh


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with him. So tar only physia form,
badi been usaed. WhenM Mr. LISh M I
tu she was afra be would shoot. I
oeny measured her, and things I
ulet down and then the motn of
": gradually luuled him to seep.I
When Oheney so. unoeremonIlou0 i
put Leigh out of the Magenta, he read
a sharp lecture to the train crew, and t
thatnsd tb kport them all it they.
allwe~u Leigh to return. They prom-
ise not to do so. Leigh fell into an-
other dumber lasting longer than the
first one. When he awoke e hsat for
a.oe time turning things over In his
mind. Through the drunken haseI
came memories of a fracas; there had
been a scream, and then something '
hit him. His hand felt the bruise on
hia fase-who did It? Who? Who?
W wuas he herewith that brakeman
sit"ng opposite? All at once there
came the memory of a young man
with dark hair and complexion and
two steely gray eyes. He was the
man that had humniatea him. Twice
that aay had he reduced him to senso-
leness. It wasn't a time for fists;
sometning stronger must be used. He
renscued in his pocket and out came
hie flask. A long pull put false cour-
age into his heart. In the other pock.
et was his six shooter. in aild hi life
he had never been beaten; he was
always the bully. Everyone in that
train was afraid of him, except CMe-
ney. Apparently the brakeman was
watching him, had been put there by
the conductor for that purpose; but
when that man remonstrated Leign
felled him with a blow. Drawing his
revolver, he started beak. .
"Stand back, everybody!" he shout-
ed, brandishing the The gun. There was
no need for his command, because
"everybody" had ducked under his
seat Leigh's progress was unimped.
ed, and he stepped out on the plat.
form between his car and the Magen.
ta. In those days the view of the in-
terior of a Pullman was not obstruct-
ed from each end as now. The gentl-
men's smoking room was in the rear,
and the ladles' room, a small cubby
hole, at the forward end.
Leigh could see the entire car, an4
whisky had utterly dethroned hise rea-
son. All he wanted was to kill Che-
ney, to avenge the blow that hal
caused the big lump on his chin. Ho
hadn't any more sense than a mad
dog. Not waiting to open the door,
he commenced firing through the
glus window at the top. At the flret
shot everyone in the sleeper got down
behind seats, and the women scream-
ed, that is, those that didn't faint.
Cheney heard the shot and crash of
glas. He had full command of his
faculties the minute ie opened his
eyes, and knew the "bad man" was
again on the war path. He grabbed
hil revolver, Jumped up and saw out-
lined behind the glass in the door the
blear-eyed Leigh wildly firing his gun.
There was no whisky in Cheney'a
veins to disarrange his aim. The
train was lurching from side to side
as he fired, once, twice, and then the
face of Leigh disappeared. "Thin
might be a rue," thought Cheney, "to
enable him to reload his six-shooter."
He seled the bell rope and brought
the train to a standstill The oonduo-
tot came back and found Leigh on the
freat platform of the Magenta with a
bullet wound through the fleshy part
of his pistol arm. It was more pali-
ful ,.! serious, ad had caused him
to drop his revolver. He was help-
less, and knew it.
Of course Cheney was a govern.
meant ofoer, and could have arrestq4
Leigh then and there, but to have
done so would have revealed his
Identity, and the mission Cheney wiw
on precluded that.
Lelgh was taken up in the bai&gace
ear a prisoner. His bravado was
gone, so was his revolver; that made
him,tame, and he was not ah object
of tear any longer. Cheney made the
conductor wire a complaint to the
chief of police In New Orleans, asking
him to hy a detail meet the train
em its arrivaL.


Onoe Mrie ig beged Che-
ney not to hae. a to do with
her husblsi. ,a Nhew 4a he was
sit pwe d w do Oheney
lirm. But the oiwmed only mlRed
and assured M Leibh he would
take care of himself
At 11 o'clock the train pulled into
the old station, and A dgh wuas turned
over to the poie, o h,, said no
would make the complaint and ap.
pear in the morning. Leigh said
nothing, and It wa seteeed. o seemed
particularly oof4a4t of the outcome.
Cheney spent the night at the Gulf
City hotel, reg eg as Albert Gal
latin of Baton Iuge. The next day
when Leigh, ase w Called, Cheney
told hi story, bit urpred to
note that not e the other wit-
nesehs was e nwhi; Neither was
Mrs. Lis n. Ulim bona apparent to
Cheney be t a Vlag In the hands
ot ild friend. ualoe all-powerful in-
fluence was at work in his favor, and
the judge dismissd the case. Cheney
returned co the hotel and rested for
awhile. About noon he came down r.i
the lobby, and Ed. Sweet, the pro
prietor of the hotel, came to him.
"Mr. Galiatin, are you armed, sir?"
"Why no, not now. Why?" asked
Cheney.
"Fred Leigh has been in here and
made some ugly threat against you.
I don't want any man murdered in
my house. Here'Ws my un."
"Thank you," said Cheney, with his
inevitable smile. 'll get my own
gun, though I coonee I think Mr.
Leigh's threat is-mostly talk."
'Well, you rave it to him sood on
the train, and he deerved it all. But
here he's king of the gambling ele-
ment. Any number of thugs and bul-
lies are ready to do his bidding. You'd
better be prepared."
"Again I thank you," said Cheney.
"I'll be here for a day or two, and
will keep my eyes open for Mr.
Leigh."
That afternoon while Oheney was
in his room a card was brought to
him bearing the name of Judge W. H.
Lmery.
"Show him up," was the terse or-
der to the negro bell boy.
Cheney was standing in the middle
of the room, his right hand resting
carelessly in his coat pocket But
at the same time he he was grasping his
revolver, and when Judge Emery
came in he was covered. Cheney
was ready for any emergency.
The judge was a typical Southerner,
and occupied a place on the city
bench. He was not long in maklag
his mission known.
"You are Mr. Galatin, I presume,
sub?"
"At your service, Judge Emery."'
"Well, su, Ah come as the repr.-
sentative of Mr. Frederick Leign,
with whom yo' had an altercation last
night. We realise, of co'se, that yoti
are a perfect stranger in those parts,
and we are willing to provide you
with secoonds. Mr. Leigh demands the
satisfaction of a gentleman, sub."
"You mean A duelIr' aid Cheney,
sminning.
"Exactly, sub," replied the judge,
stroking his goatee. "Yo' are the
challenged party, sub; what weapons
do you choose?"
"Well, Judge Emery," drawled Ch9-
hey, "I've never fought a duel in my
life. I don't know mnch, about such
affairs, but I believe I am right in A)-
susinug that only gentlemen Indulge
In such-er-sport?"
"Yes, sun, both parties must be
gentlemen, to be shush."
"Well, then," said Ohesey, and this
time his words came forth like the
crack of a rifle, "there can be no duel
between Leigh and me. A gentleman
never strikes a woma., and I now
regret I did not Injure him more so-
riousy. I've been told, sdr, that Mr.
Leigh hba made threats quaint me.
He's a damned ur,. Judge bory, and
I'1 kill him on sight. That wil be

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.CHAPTER VI.


Jurgle and Ors were very muth la
love; they had waited a long timemt
Was now well Into the se nd year,
pad Jurgis udged everything by the
criterion of its helping or hindering
their union. All his thoughts wore
there; he aooepted the family bocauo
It was part of Ona, and be was Inter-
eited in the house because it Wm to
be Ona's home. Even the tricks and
cruelties he saw at Dunham's had lit.
Ule meaning for him ust then, save as
they might happen to affect his future
with Ona.
The marriage would have been at
once, If they had had their way; but
this would mnpa that they would
have to do without any weddlng-feast.
and when they uggested this they
came Into conflict with the old people.
To Teta BElblet espeotally the very
suggestion was an aMiction. What I
she would cry. To be married on the
roadside like a parcel of beggars
No I No I-B sbleta bad some tradi.
tons behind her; she had been a per,
son of Importance In her girlhood--
had lived on a big estate and had ser-
vants, and might have married well
and been a lady, but for the fact that
there had been nine daughters and 61
sons in the family. Even so, howeyve,
she knew what was decent and clungI
to her traditions with desperation.
They were not going to lose all caste,
even If they had come to be unskilled
laborers in Packingtown; and that
Ona had even talked of omitting a
vesellja was enough to keep her step
mother lying awake all night. It wria
in vain for them to say that they hal
so few friends; they were bound to
have friends in time, and then the
friends would talk about it.
They must not give up what was
right for a little money-tf they did.
the money would never do them any
good, they could depend upon that.
And Elsblets would call upon Dedo
Antanas to support her; there was a
fear In the souls of these two, lest this
-Journey to a new country might som.-
how undermine the old home virtues
of their children. The very first Sun-
day they had all been taken to mass;
and poor as they were, Elsblets ha,I
felt it advisable to Invest a little of
her resources in a representation of
the babe of Bethlehem, made in plans
ter, and painted in brilliant colors.
Though it was only a foot high, there
was a shrine with four snow-white
steeples, and the Virgin standing w.th
her child In her arms, and the 1igs
and shepherds and wise men bowlnUl
down before him. It had cost ffty
cents; but Elsbleta had a feeling that
money spent for such things was not
to be counted too closely, It would
come bank in hidden ways. The piece
was beautiful on the parlor mantel,
and one could not have a home with.
out some sort of ornament.
The cost of the wedding feast
would, of course be returned to them;
but the problem was to raise it even
tempo ly. They had been nla the
negborhood so short a time that
they could not get much credit, and
there was no one except 8Sedvtls
from whom they could borrow even a
little. Evening after evening Jurgls
and Ona would tsit and figure the ex-
penses, calculating the term of their
separatio. They could not possibly
manage it decently for less than two
hundred dollars, and even though they
were welcome to count In the whole
of the earnings of Marua and Joaa,
u a loan, they could not hope to rae
this sum in less than four or fivoe
months. So Onae began thinking of

l sk, she might be able to take tw'
mathd of th tttme. They were just
beginning to adjust themselves thio
neessity, when out of the dear esy
there fel a thnderbolt upo them-A
laInty hat eattored alt their hopo
to the teu winds.
About a block away from them
there lived anter Ithuanlan t ,.
niutIlnq of an elderly widow an
ne smrw sea; thedr me was


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'TB taing^ame gradusall. Iq Lithuanalas w
first place as to the house they a lovaks. Who there we pei ian 1
.n ie. Slovaks. Who there p an4,
bought, It was st now at las th mote miserable than he lovaks;
ha osed t wa afbo ft n Grandmother M auIuto ne had no :
years old, and thr was aching new idea, but the pa<^ would find then,
upon it but the paint, whih was o never fear, It ,Was uy to bring
bad that tne ed tobe pt on ne them, for wagenorvw really much I
every year or two. The ouse was higher,and tw 'only when it wes
one of a whole row thawas built by toplate that tob #r people fAouIn
a company which existed to makes out that ever lsee "was hrt
money by swindllng poor people. The too. They w rk ats In'a snt
ao .1 woo. *aoywm I W a W *04
family ad paid fifteen hundred dol- that was the tth; and more*of them
lars for it, an it had not oost the were Pilla in neveWry day. By and by
builders fve pdred when it was they woutd have their tevnge,
new. Orandmot r Majausakis kneW though, for the thlS wasgettngt b ,
that because her son belonged too po. yend human endUrMace, and the pWo-t
litleal organisaticn with a contractor ple would rise and murder the puakr
who put up exactly such houses. They ers. Grandmother Majausukiene *t
used the very flinslest and .- epeta oalist, or 'some such strange
material; they built the houses a 4o thing; another son of hers was, Work
on at a time. and they cared about s l n the mines of iberiat, and the
nothing at all except the outside old la y herself bad made speches
shine. The family could take h "er, her time-wbich made her Gem
word as to the trouble they would 1 th more ter-ible to he presented
have, for she had been through all terrible to her pres
-she and her son had bought their "ditrs.. ..
house In exactly the same w. y They They called her bcktothe storOf
had fooled the company, hower, o theory house. The German family ad
her son was a skilled man, who made been a good sort. To be sure, there
a high as a hundred dollars a monta had boon a9ret MIanyofthem, whte!
and as he had had sense enough not W as como1l tlfailing in Packin *
to m rythey had been able to pay town but the a worked hard, a
for thehouse. y father bea a steady man,
Grandmother Majauklne saw Sad they had g deal more than
that her friends were pussled at this half paid for the ouse. But he had
remark; they ldd not quite ehow bean kedn a an elevator accident In
paying for t he ouse was "foollt DlrhasMe.
the company," vldeptly they were Then there had come the Irish, and
very Inexperlenced. Cheap A the t.ore bad been lots of them, too. 'be
houses were, they were sold with the hubUand drank and beat the chald RA
Idea that the people who bought -the neighbors could hear thl
them would not be, able to pay for shrinking any night. They we
them., When tbeyfi f It were hln with tr rnt. all the ti.
only a single ,oth- Tey 4 ee utthe mpany W W good to .
the house and all that they had paid There W le bac o t
on it, and then thee pafy 0oul4 GrdwteM eaO at 44 a
sell it over again. And I the ofte ay Just w utte La
get a chance to do thaT D e"1 one toed the "War O .
(Grandmother UMaJas&ske. raled Legue," whibct wY a sort v6tl
her hand). They d14 It-how oncle ub of all the thu had ~,o*l n
no one could say, but dertaly m 're the district; and you el
than halt of the tit. They might that you epuld e ver be a
ask any one who knew anything at anything. Once pon a ld
all about Packlngtown as to that; Lafferty had been caught with a gang
she bad ben living there ever sdoe that had stole cows from several
this house was built, and she could of the noor. QD ltll ighbor.
tell the all about it And had it :hood a' l 4 t1 I 9 ani t'
ever been sold before ftusimilkle' Vshahty ofthe -r'IaA- them.
Why, since It had bee9 built no leas He had been in a.l only three daya
than four fillie that thder I toe tor it, and had oeme ot laughlag d.
a" ould4 ae had tRIed to buy it had not eOes loet ble .es I A
and f .len She would tell them a peaking houae. .H ba4 n 'o
itte about it. ruin with the drink. bewever7, i t
The first family ha been Germans., his pewer; one of1; b Maa, w S
The. b l bad all been of d"erent a good man, had kept hims ad thbo
nsUnalMtea-thbere bad been a rep family up for a year r two, btthen
resettive of several races that had be had go sick with coisue Uon.
displaced eebh other In the A toek That was aeoder tbIwg~ I mad
yards. Grandmother Maa-e tlee *other Malauskiltu aet erupted her
had come to Amera with her ion eltf*4b4t boee was alaftp Uvery
at a tWme when o far a so e kew tallt that lived In It. ee one was
there was only one other th an sure to get oeseUmpto., Nobody
family In the .district; the worker could tel why that wus; the mus,
had albe Gma then-4kddllei be something about a oewM, orw the
cattle btberta=Lt the packers had way It was bullt-Aome folks sad It
rat e abradto start the 1u. awp bese the a bee be
,ss. Afterward as eaper laor to 19 dark
had nme. s Ger a ima smnd w e.e d of badt wy ,
vs y. nho nadt were 6th Irish**-** bmetle m.@
these had bes if or Stht years be a Pdua room tlMat yo old
whei ?acklagtowa Mha bus a sa"6* 4 oat 6t so.dA*'6nrt hia tat
Ia Irish f. ThersewAere fw 4 Soeem h be was t wge d M
08%e,40 the d douS" hr ag Seoa eBeMuish
sad get all the gsapt bet the 1;" lt w I" a AN of M t1 111e11
etb who Vwe3g he te NwaMI. su wa(riki Ir*


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hard to teol wl At. o isa, w Wir
those days there theya ,
abqut the Ase o
a hbad worked a but
At ti manre k akthe ty,-l od !
pued, 0and Grandmother If
kl ,agaeuin had to make an epana i
tlon-tat, It alnit the law for
dream to wr o they were sl
teen. What wi t a M of that?
they aaatd bu thiauhi*
f tttit B oT go to
6h Waasee& to
wWilw the no u to
maf-the law male rn
oept that it forced t about
th a.e of their e Os would
i; to know the*
posted 94em to 0; t w teal
Hi toat had'. a p Ible ia of
support ezeIpt e o ldrea, and the
law provide them BO other way t
et aiing. Very oft a man
id. o work tI l for
month whle a hild od o sad
get a plte tly; there as always
some nea machine, by whilh thu
poskers could get as s work out
of kebUd as they had been able to et
out of t ,ae, and for a third of the
To some back.to the bhoue aaino it
was the woman of t et"A hP,
tuat had died. That w s after
bhd been there nearly four yea,m
this woman had had twl., reuWla)V
every year-and their h baeen r
than you would bount when they mov*
ed In. After she diedthe manwould
go to work all day and leave them to
shift for themselvee-the neighbors
wotid help them iow sad then, for
they would almost fteese to death.
At the end there were three days that
they wee aleo before it was found
out that the father wasa deI He was
a ";horeman" at Jonae's, and a
wounded steer had broken loose ail
mashed aim against a pillar. Then
the children had been taken away,
and the company had sold the house
that very same week to a party of .
ernjaats.
I th vria old wo en went on
witi e he tale of s worn. Hw mioh
of It was eho oont l4
telI? It wasua, too plaible.
The.le was that bout onuptl,
for hteuo.f They knew DnothingS
toust eonumpln whatever, exoet
that It made people cough; and for
two weeks they bad been worrying
about a ouglan spell of Antasa It
*eemd to shakllim all over, sad It
never stopped eTot could see a red
etals where he bad spit upon tho
glob#. t .,! t T I ) I 1 1
Am yet all these thlngs wre, as
to wht oIM e a it late.Is.
They had en questiosthe old
tay 1tAw* onbfamU had been
Mb to pay, ts i how iher by
figure that It o to have been
po ble; and dmor M
kleoe had d4r

Then they r h"MI"
t ~on the money 6u biUll
owe7tie eiiweed,. .,"1i','.:
",Bt we d'dt have to pay aaW .
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W. I. Pabor.
Since the publication of my article on "Cotton
Raised From Trees," published on page 7 of Au.
gust 4th issue of THE SUN, I fina the following
paragraph in a recent bulletin from the Depart.
ment of Commerce and Labor:
"Herbert J. Webber, chief of the Plant Breed-
ing Laboratory in the Agricultural Department,
is quoted by the Washington Post as ridiculing
the cotton tree in India, concerning which Mr. J.
R. Spenoe, a well-known Englishman, recently
wrote to the London Commercial Intelligence, a
part of whose letter was reprinted in Dally Con.
sular and Trade Reports. Mr. Webber aid:
S 'For seven or eight years the Department has
been making experiments with cotton trees, and
none of them has amounted to anything. The
trees will not stand the severe climate in this
country and always trese. I have seen them
grow as high as this room, but never have they
put forth a Lngle boll. We have tried hybrids.
Ia these foreign trees with our native plants,
thinking that in this way we might secure a plant
that did not require so long a time to rch the
blooming age, but all of the efforts have been
uaavallng. It takes two years to bring a cotton
plant to the period when it will bear and several
more to make It a paying investment. Coon.


quently, a tree from a tropical country stands no
chance here. The only successful result that has
attended our endeavors along this line of breeding
Is to have increased the length of the plant's sta-
ple. Our agent in India has secured some of the
seed from this new tree of Spence's, and we shall
make experiments with them. I am not at all
optimistic of the outcome.'
"Mr. Spence did not claim to have discovered
something new, but rather to have availed himself
of something long known but not cultivated to any
extent. This so-called "tree," Mr. Spenace said,
grows to the height of from 4 to 5j feet."
I remember that about four years ago a Ten.
nessee Cotton Gin Co. sent out broadcast through
the South, packages of seed from Persian tree
cotton, said to have been grown on trees about 15
feet high, two crops a year, replanted every seven
years. I do not recall seeing any printed state-
ment of results elsewhere, but I was fortunate
enough to receive three or four packages of seed
and planted a few on my experimental grounds at
Pabor Lake. The seed germinated in good shape,
and a bush (for it scarcely deserved the name of
tree) grew about six feet highland yielded a little
cotton. The tallest bush was grown inside my
pinery sheds, but other bushes grew fairly well in
the open, but will not be sure that they went
safely through the severe weather of two winters
ago. The busu inside the pinery did. Not feel.
ing at that time particularly Interested in the cot-


Thinks B TH Brethren


Alashua Counte Financial Condition.
The whole people of the State have
realized for the past few years that
the State was making rapid strides of
advamnaoet They were compelled
to note tbls, onacout of the In-
crease In various enterprises, increase
to the railroad service over all sys-
tems, Increase in tfrming and bhort
culture-and nla tact a nrease lan
everything inc ing trade
Wi~*le the at t rom beauti-
ful Manatee river to the busy bay of
Pensaoola, fortune has favorere the
people, she has not smiled more pleas-
antly on any section than central
Florida, of which Alachua county Is
UO hub-and she nas not smiled on
any people who could have been more
grateful.
As the beat evidence that Alcahua
county and her people are prosperous,
reference may be made to the bak
tag business transacted her. Not
withstanding that within the past two
years nmeros beaks have b .a


started in the smaller towns through-
out the county, all of which must nt~u
essarily do business to survive, the
condition of both banks of this city
show the best inthe history of eacn
Institution.
Where Is the money coming from?
Surely it is not Imported, for the peo.
ple of this county have all the money
at their comm"md to meet their needs.
A revision of the condition of the
banks throughout the county is evi-
dence that a wave of prosperity with
no outgoing tide has enveloped us.-
Galnesville Sun.
. They have a man in Jacksonville
named W. J. Bryan, who is develop-
ing Into a dangerous political charac-
ter-dangerous, in that his present
doing may Incidentally result in his
smashing several valuable and valued
political slates As Solicitor of the
Criminal Court of Record of Duval
county, he has begun a vigorous
proeoction of the e and meat


Florida's New Fuel

(Continued From Page Seven.)
Florida, but believe as I do that the time has come
to place this product of nature in a marketable
form before the public.
A little later if more capital It needed the pub-
lie will be asked to supply it on muon terms and
in such manner as will assure them that (thanks
to such men as the brothers Bryan) the day 1f
small men Is not entirely passed by and that it is
yet possible for public utilities to be exploited
without thq small fish being eaten by the larger.
No article on peat fuel would be complete with-
out rendering to Mr. J. M. Cheney of Orlando a
just tribute of his enterprise in the erection of P
peat fuel plant, at great personal expense, as an
experiment, which has proved its value to him
and all who have seen it. I expect in a few days
to pay a second visit to this plant and hope to
have the privilege of again coming before your
readers on this and kindred subjects.

ton question I have not carried forward any sub-
sequent experimentation. A package of seed is
still on hand and at this writing (Aug. 5) I have
dropped half a dozen in open ground, ust because
the "cotton tree" is in the limelight.


trusts that are operating in Jackson-
ville; and if he succeeds in convict-
ing and punishing the members of
the trusts, as everybody hopes that
he will, he will become the Folk or
Jerome of Florida, with a political
prestige and power dangerous to the
ambition of several of our leading
politicians 'Rah for Bryan-both of
'eml-Punta Gorda Herald.
It seems that there is something in
a name after all. And those who are
boosting W. J. Bryan for President
had better be careful to state which
one they mean, as the wrong one
might be no"nunted, and get things
kinder conglomerated.-Williston Ad.
vocate.
Standard Oil and Turpentine.
The Breese does not pose as a po-
litical prophet, but unless the next
state campaign in this state does not
resolve itself into a contest in which
the industries named at the caption of
this article, play a largew part, we
either do not read the signs aright,
there will be a change in the present
oondimtl eso remarkable as to hardly
seem possible.
The ast Coast interests, which i


but another name for Standard oil, In
their fight for the control of the Trus-
tees of the Internal Improvement
Fund, which must be secured through
the election of the Governor, compu-
ed with the Broward-Davis campaign
was a May dew beside a July flool.
and they are not waiting for 1908 to
begin either. Already they have
been securing a press influence by the
purchase of outright of some that are
thought to be worth it, and are inter-
ested in the establishment of others.
Two years ago turpentine and oil
mixed together because the turper-
tine men thought that their interests
laid in that direction. Then came tht
organization of the Jacksonville Ex-
port Co., with those closest to oil in
control of the me n wement, and thi
disastrous ending with Shotter, be-
hind whom is beUevea to be Standari
Oil, in control of the situation, and a
strong suspicion on the part of the
naval stores men that they had beea
done to a turn by the men whom they
had believed in enough to trust their
money with.
The result was the parting of the
political ways as well as otherwise,
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"That means replied thO other, but thea It was easy work. and on
"that you have to pay them seven dol* could not everything. So In thq
lara net month, as well as the twelve d On, with a ten-dollar bill burn
dollars." g a e I her palm, had another
Then again there was not a sound. ith the borelady.
It was stokening, like a nightmare, Ln Meantime Teta o lableta had taken
which suddenly something gives way Stanislovas to the priest and gotten a
beneath you, and you feel yourself certificate to the effect that he was
saInking, aling, down Into bottomless two "-Br" older than he was; and
abyses As it in a lash of lightnn with it th ttlUe boy now called forth
they saw themselves-victim ofs re to make his fortne n the world. It
lentles fate, cornered, trapped, In the eaanoei that Durham had Just put la
grip of destruction. All the fair strue- a wonderful new lard machine, and
ture of their hopes came crashing when the speolal policeman in front
about their ears.-And all the time of the time station saw Stanislovas
the old woman was going on talking. and his document he smiled to him
They wished that she would be self and told him to go-"Cslal Calal
still; her voice sounded the croaking pointing. And so Stanislovas went
of some dismal raven. Jurgis sat down a long stone corridor and up a
with his hands clenched and beads of flight of stairs, which took anm Into a
perspiration on his forehead, and room lighted by electricity, with the
there was a great lump In Ona's new machines for filing lar, cans at
throat, choking her. Then suddenly work in It. The lard was fln4shed on
Teta .;lsbieta broke the silence with the poor above, 0an It In ltte
a wall, and Marlia began to wring her ets like beautiful,. wrig ,0 sa .
hands and sob, "Al All Beda man!" white sakes of unpleahMnt ldor.
All their outcry did them no gooS There were several kinds and sises
of course There sat Grandmother of jets, and after a certain precooe
Majausakiene, unrelenting, typifying quantity had come out, each *topped
fate. No, of course, it was not fair, automatically, and the wonderful ma-
but then fairness had nothing to do chine made a turn and took the can
with it. And of course they had not under another Jet, and so on, until it
known it They had not been intend- was lled neatly to the brim, and
ed to know it But it was to the pressed tightly, and smoothed off. To
deed and that was all that was neces. attend to all this and fll several hun.
sary, as they would find when the dred cans of lard per hour there were
time came. necessary two human creatures, one
Somehow or other they got rid of of whom knew how to place an empty
their guest, and then they passed a lard can on a certain spot every few
night of lamentation. The children seconds, and the other of whom knew
woke up and found out that some. how to take a full lard can off a cer-
thing was wrong, and they wailed and tain spot every few seconds and set It
would not be comforted. In the morn. upon a tray.
ing, of course, most of them had to And so after little 8tanislovas had
go to work; the packing houses would stood gazing timidly about him for a
not stop for their sorrows; but by 7 few minutes, a man approsehe4 him,
o'clock Ona and her stepmother were and asked what he wanted, to Wlich
standing at the door of the offile of Stanislovas said, "Job." Then the
the agent. Yes, he told them, when man said, "How old?" and Stanislova:3
he came, it was quite true that they answered, "8bxtin." Once or twice
would have to pay Interest. And then every year a tate Inspector would
Teta MBsbieta broke forth Into pro. come wandering through the packing
testations and reproaches, so that the plants asking a child here and there
people outside stopped and peered In how old he Was; and .0 the packers
at the window. The agent was as were very caNful to comply with the
bland as ever. He was deeply pained, law which 0ot them as mucl trouble
he said. He had not told them sim- as was now Inolved in the boss's tak.
ply because he had supposed they Ing the dofosent from the little boy,
would understand that they had to and glancing at it, sad then sending
pay Interest upon taeir debts as a It to the offceto be lled away. Then
matter of course. he set some one else at a different
So they came away, and Ona went Job and showed the lad how to place
down to the yards and at noon-time a lard can every time the empty arm
saw Jurgis and told him. Jurgis todk it oftthe remorseless machine came. to
stolidly-he had made up his mind to him; and so was decided teplce into
It by this time. It was part of fate; the universe of little Stanlalovas, and
they would manage it somehow-he his destiny till the end of his days.
made his usual answer, "I will work Hour after hour, day after day, year
harder." It would upset their plans after year, it was fated that he should
for a time; and it would perhaps be stand upon a certain square foot of
necessary for On to get wrk aiter floor from seven. in the morning until
all. It was not fair to let Jurgis aip noon, and again iroin half-past twelve
her support the family--the tawily till half-past five, making never a mo-
would vetohe asit could. Pre- tion and thinking nver a thought
viously Jurgis had scouted this idea, save for the setting of lard ans.
but now knit his brows and nodded In summer the Otnh of the warm
his head slowly-yes, perhaps It lard would be aums1 patind In wla-
would be best; they would all have to ter the cans would a' but freese to
make some sarifboe now. his naked little fingers in the unheat.
So Ona sat out that day to hout tr ed cellar. Halt the year it would be
work, and at Marija came home dark as night when he went In to
aing that s.he had met a gir named work, and dark lght again when
Jasattyte who had a friend that work- he came out, ana O he would never
ed in one of the wrapping houses it know what the sun looked like on
Sown's, and might get a place for week days. AI for this, at the end
Ona there; only the forelady wu the of the oe,-0 e wo*l4 home
kind that takes. present- was no three .dGarts hisaidlyl; en hi
use for any to ask her fora pl pay the rate of Eve cents per hoar
unless at the same time they slipped shar af she
a ten-dollar bUIl Into her hand. Ji of san
was not In the least surprised at threequarters of children who aren
now-he merely asked what the now enpaged m their Iovint s
wages of the place would be. So nq. In the United
gotlats were opened, and after a And mmi. bemoe they were
Interview Ona cam home and report- young, aa4.t & (I s t t be sntifned
ed that the seemed to like before OtstimJurgisand we
her, sad had said that while she was again calcuSM,; f, they had dia-
hot sure, she thought she might be soveredat i'wusi o i iS
aole to put her at work sewing covers wd R _tn aore-tha
on hams, a Job at which she could te i l~left itkinasi
earn as much as eiMght or ton ded ars they had s een .Io It would be
a week. That was a bid, so Met but fair to Ato that the moe
eorted, after consulting her fried boy was delight with his work. ad


anM ten uOere was an ausios *o- at-thei--i e.to-e-
terea at home. The work was doms and ali,' IV" U
In f of the elas sd J i S1. ln love ea Mitser,
bat waatnn to wk.Is sas ad; .lM mw ,l
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Ooatinued fm ep Tn
"Puartely, sh, purfeotly; but I
fear you do not thoroughly understand
our custom .". .
"I understand enough of deenoy's
customs to thrash a cur when I see
him. The Interview is ended, udge,"
saud Cheney, bowing him out.
M wa a pretty, mess Cheney
was down there on gvernmeat busI
noes, and It he became Involved In a
row with this Leigh, his identity
might be revealed asd his pleas
thwarted. The department In Wash-
ington woue give him a good rap over
the knuckles, and, nbap, dmsma i
him. The afair mnt be settled, and
settled quickly. Oheney knew Leigh
to be a coward at heart; but he was
in his own bailiwilk, entrenched
round about by the gambling ele-
ment. Alone, he woulu be nothing to
fear; with this crowd back of him, ho
would be everything. Leigh had no re-
spect for law; he was an open vioet.
tor of it every way. But he had reck-
oned without his host.
At this time a reform mayor and
chief of police were trylang to broe
up this criminal gang. Oheney didn't
know either one of them, and did not
want to reveal his true self, unless It
was absolutely necessary. But he di.
know a man named Jim Welch, who,
uurtng the clvil war, had been one of
Forrest's rader. Welch had done
some work eeret service after
the war, and Onpeesnt for, his to:
come to the hotel We l ch eame, and
ltBJak Ao re.ko *we


When they got outside Obeney sur.


priMed Welh by giving him ls revol-
v er" :, + *+ t ,< ,
"What's that fob, Jack?" askie
Welch. "To'may need this."
"No I wont. All I want you to do
Is to stand off the gang, and I'm gong
to give Leigh the best thrashing he
ever received. I don't want the
hound's blood on my hands."
"Well, Ah'h keep the gang off.
Nevah you fear old man," drawled
Wele,.
Oheby bought a good, stout raw-
hide, and then started after his man
Leigh was down In s anl street sur
rounded by acrowd of his w h oMeO .
His wound of the previous Might was
not bothering hm at all, and he had
led his tang with W4at Ibe was
gon to do to latln" when thWY
met auddenlyC Oeney and Welch ap,
peared In their midst, and Welch
swung two slzshooters in front of the
"ftand bak genlemen. We doan'
want no Interierne beach at all."
Cheney In the meantime had grab-
boa Leigh's right hand with his left
an ven It a wrenoh well nigh bon.
breaking In ts force an then with
tue rawhide he thrashed Leigh until
he begged for mer. Above the sound
of the swishing othe oowhlde, as the
whip rose sa fell with tinglg foroe.
he could hear Ben Welch's drawling
vo.t say:
"ee back, gentlemen, keep back,
or Ah make some work for the un-
dertakes."
This admonition was not necessary,
for the gang were dis te with tho
behavior of their so ed leader. e
made no fort to defied himself, but
yelled to OChenesy to stop.
"Ba you are a damned coward?'
said Oheney, pausing with whip up.
"I'm a damned toward,' gasped the
thoroughly cowed Leigh, Anythin
to stop the avalanche of blows. AL
this time Leigh had a six-shooter, in
his hip pocket. Obeney took It, and
then rung Leigh afrm hipm Turning
to the crowd, he auetly said:
"Any of you geP emen want to take
this up?"
"Not, 9." said 0e0; "Ah reckon no
one hesh wants to tackle y. To' are
too mu ak' a bu saw."
L.h ,ad sn away like %
whipped dog, nd ended his tan.
"Ja' said Wel. ,"Ah guess we'a
o PatBoland a' have a julep."
And they did.


Thinks of Stat Ths o wha
n should be al dMy
but by aIbros' ,
the Brethren a on o Um
Conainuedf t .mPap0On th t a f it
and now the fight Is en. Of course, fblns l Ina t on a M bu
a yet., It Is not ope, but thre at s very likely to be fotdbis '!=
symptom that th fight is ing fair In any otrer *- a ola
quietly, bat in determined maner. Adwta


snoa W t athe l itA te4 vAli
stores Interests so m a
but if the should t A'
afip, 4S. w lln ave is

mhe nae uug-
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i "aweditor of
=W* awl-
safrbit'.te moul11oaiaa,.
at


Every newspaper and every public
spirited man In this State should join
in the et ofM bDringing before the
eat Leislature the need of a Slate
Immigration bureau. While 4raln
the verglad other
bills that willbe fbet s Soo
Ilature would detiess S

would rWult la 4,m
good, the setdls of rey oral thousand



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ut you were environed by hotie -UU" i eIlo n
,owers that were trying to get yM7r Btts -.a
money, and who ued all the virtMe **----es Ie. ...I..li
tO bait thetr trape with. Tbo ete -. m
,eepers plastered up their Wtabws Or. e 0 aL.., 4, .m m u l MJ.


V Ith hh15 Mrts of lies to entloe you; Str iwL
T E, JUNG.L b^,, the ,W di t | | *doMameaca- u'i
.(Co.ntned ...o Pg .....) ife withh lie. The ret co B WITE IR WAGONS
;RiW, ^which employed you lied to
..e CHOTE. sIL AS-e. __ate-you. and lied to the wholere e0-r-M

All to no te Wh~an hfromw taop to bottom It was noli on t

eoh fr. Jouego tme ofd ti edm rpU 14 have that her twee
.ied icrtwfo th i-t; wand yet it was rall ay lforBies





Seta. t N em." Io an_, a onU ohta I noold cllars of 3rown's L WOO
h : ia aonfvear -s omeha wsi t o h, hluU mpwattr. Oes wa Ii
v o b e I th hie d w h en w au r p i>l s a d di d n oo ride


olertheI ot dtsoh w p ud sh the ad I HeJurst e he
Cboread laf theom hoert hundred kOee.No9iIn tha t to vowingMhisU Jk fl(



heoke, with t Weo.l. olt hatihn w p s avd an ordonam teo A
dola4 sW It 11 "or a ueI tw and them to av week waters, thews
ithe oa ti lora n h v d ten noto rs e nre adrthe 20RRAY&BAKER
144 iopuned them into ,a n ros had mado enemy that he could noted
.e..dapa. tr a nt. uch *^ ft ly have thwarted to ohrme itA



thot b Uy s S a tay when the ra In toreent;.) and BestfAmt YearW YRou rdn
montnd afoer the wdI W i t ofuhtl- ... Deeber, .to be wet
themt as t was or their nitd d6 a6 ethemtosit ,day ,n g, it00M L
lit^q ae110"Ac".d" gote t s o on
Sout d bort dayb Mk to wor. On o lauhin matter.. Oin wA a __I
SohIitw? oaatia wth e erkin girl, and did not own water-
usiti on; bOut Of she wp anre to her hin ,and so Jurgis4
ougit to be hAppy; we 11 tookher and put her on the street
burned faintheft lrth ndleaped ar., Now it chanced ha this car L31MENTR
i they watld be r a "e was owned by gentlemenwho, a




he woim t tureyoe h e weretryig to maket oimoney. And the
nto aeththe&,e of havingpassed an ordinance miods r Hotel
t that The l ad them to give transfers, the
even little tullo, who w a i llen nto a ra e;a first the
ad opened t bes ke llt5had made a rule that tirnsfer. coui o



tomthespting times and theO na less In ad only when the fare was paid;o
they cried ut, f tl andlater, growing still uglier, the,




hi wondered lost everno spite thaof him;ad hadn
bloAis omed In th old had be ven so a
ctushed 1Atamped I ger must ask for the transfer, the con. and Florida's Laftest
Ovr them relentless and Tavage w ductr Was not allowed to offer it.
there cracked the l8b of want; the 10ontlnuod oB Page Iftei.) and Best YearRound.
morning after the wedding. t sought
them as they slept, andk ro them otel



wout before daybreak to aOnd m nma7
was scarcely able to stand with 6x- 0 14 DODG & l IGUILININS
haustion; but If she were to Ise her W'WUI1I~tL~flYD
plawi they would ruined, and hroe MiQ Owners and Manr



Wd surely lose It i a she wereplnbt onu ____i__il_
even little Itan. ist who was l4 L, i11111on o.i
sar parlla. ll th-atdayhe steo at801 CO.
his lard machine, rocking unstoeamily7
his eyes closi In ite of t him; and COa A
be had all bt h 0Aaf, e even o, ---- --- --,
r the for teman booted Win^ to t wice totI, Ta-0Uke Iw1









'1, tltoMae HOW'8 THIST f
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It was t w W t e hey A 1 Jewel BIn or Waltham
were all norma m t hao. P Bal again and m. antim,





as ble mtna sad he Bt ite P. Oar 88, Jarad o ailled, opene1eme
with whining children a cros. POBvenTano ewF l i
aduf the sou was not a leaont
le4 0 le a. h6rgli lost hi ternw AJp t n





per. Mv io.however$ Al, w-omalng 7- -r .P.Dpo..,
.sdee.400 Itvwas w beause f .Ona:
the least 4g1e at her, wa alNwaeakerCA oI F e oAolA
enough to ake him control hAmaebit oO o, CtALA
he Wtoa o seblave-the M nbt at- OTTL N CO.M
ted for *uch a life as this; and ALU I. Ku4MANMR

wouldbe lost; hheia h ids ahrdwi t

a the ohe al. Ms lr omhe n had IW. Aime. I DiD
re d of her, but now that ItouMEwant.
bad haobe he kehw that he HOW'S THIS? UWiTi'4MuI
a earned the right; that ml Ane 15 Jewel ein orWaltham t
Svirtue'of his.But As 20 year. gold filled, open.- face. 18 L ANKIN
that hedidnot esbanewhere..0..with
Of VVY self; he would g fa o.rrIs
s toeven toI little matters, such .a AL 88.conie a ii7 I
as hto manners, and his habit of a Hax Mat Jaeftonvle FIL am .
wearing ae thie went wroux. P. 0. Box 573. 30kNO. P
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He had for t hem to r, to do battle A Npw O the Wrld
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'e ta tranot.; ut it wI hot oT PO-K-M8 IT EMBRACKS
her to speak up anlso she suffering dt Ideal loation. o0Uo of Libeal
4, her eyd t e m. l333 I ISo
n would think of her. When at at spt la f of Wenell eto mentae.n noll
the time came for her to t. out, 9she ft 6l- new
asked for the transfer as w asM ret ty wi e a M i _oflo
ed. N0t knowing what to make of ~~1 g of Inaet powder-a pat*
its, she beoan to armue with the .soo eat preparation whai cha ted to be
doctor, Ia a language of which he did 95 per oent'gypeum, a harabless earth i o o
not Radpstad a word. After war-w1o s had tst about 2 ce to pr* hat L
Bt hO several tjmes, he pulled the pare Of course It had nom the least -- men ,
Wanll A s rt wt wont o n-at ih 100 '4o14 000opt upon a tow r. a- Toung lals oontomplat l onterI the Colleg i oe 'FI
O 4 1tto tears. Atthe ne oor- tote thw to d we at one forO bdl Wednesdary, i01
aor A ot, of oon and he o t tl i o aA athotqheto to unu oh aigot he
had ti moeo money sho had to walk I t T'oft of Po ao detaled ISforMnaUon write to
the rat of the way to the yards la 'Pars. The family,l g hai no Idea o, A* A* MURPiRI
the pouring rain. And so all day this and no more money to throi 4 ,, yL s...
long she sat shiverinl and came homo away, had nothnlog to do but give Iap fi, A.t
at night with her tooth chattering and submit to one more midpry fto | ti r .
and palns in her head and back. or the rest of their day o A /w
two weeks afterward she suffered Then there was old Antauas, j Th itE
cruelly-and yet every day she had winter came, and the place ieeo
to drag herself to her work., The tore. worked wa aa drk, unheated ola i -.
woman was especially severe with where you tul4 see your ;,tes A; I InV! W I up
Ona, because she believed that sha day, sad where tour Afn re tgasof i
was obstlnate on account of having times tried tq (rqeae, p e oli
been .efused a holiday the day after man' ,qough grew every day worse,
nor Wedding. Ona had an Idea that nUtil thero am a Nm tmW a It har.
her !orelady" did not like to nave her ly ever stopped and he ,ad beoomm4
girls Iattry-perhaps because she was & a nultane abOut the pls. V ll
old 0d, ugly and unmarried herself. Then, t.o, a spill "mW drOedO J11iom 11 WS M{
There were many such dangers, lu thin happened to him;l he 6 n ...
whidh the odds were all against plaee where e were, K-ke4 (wer WIe.
theap. Their children were not as in chomu lsl and It was pot long b irwect rS i ktU WW a
well is they had been at home, bat foe the T.adS ea Ai" tbin his ne6V
.how 'oal they know that there was boots. Then sorea bou, to break ous &lick d^1{
no sower to their house and that the on il feet, an grow brbse. an4
drainge of fifteen years was In a worse. Whther I was that his CnrI fl mffAnHnn dfwn
em..pool under t? How could they blood wua ^ tori ebroehad been g I1 a1 P SttW i ngi v 10 t
know that the pale-blue milk that they he could not my; but he ~#k --* -L ..L
bought around tho cornr V woae the met l dl .tt CI 'd tO n lY
ed and doctored with formaldehyde was a Ieg th ?tu* 'I .al V4IW '5hP,
besides? When the children were petre. Every one felt it, sooner otI *0 le''*'
not well at home Teta Elsbleta would later, sad en It wa all upw Ilt i
father herbs and cure them; now she at lekat or A : igd -t i 3Th
was obliged to go to the drug storesores would never hest-fa the ean W f Quotatio S A
and buy extracts-and how was she niasto"s would dI ho Old na< o s it dillV
to know that they were all adulterat- (at. Yet 014 AAtns would n04 Mto auf ran, maled f to a aw
ed? How could they find out tnat quit; he saw the ufeing of his fa ,
their tea and coffee, their sugar and fly, and he remembered what it had :<
flour, had been doctored? That their co.t hIS o6 et wP. e e ud i R a mmn0 mrf ino
canned peas had been colored with his foot aua. w t on limping about --v----- ------- __- ---
copper salts, and their fruit Jams with and coughlat, until at last he fell t
anilne dyes? And even If tney ha4d 41 h t!p t ) I t9he ,.
known it, what good would It have O I '
done them. Since there was no place They 1 4a ad t
within mile of them where any other laid M 6 lth ght
sort was to be had? two of the men helped him home. TI4 ,- ""
The bitter winter was coming, and .po id an4 -TO QU ILY IN R u TWl NEW ME
they had to save money to get more though d f vyn .
clothing and bedding; but it would to ed, -hp6 M A Nev Iowa W
not matter in the least how much they "s w .ae l 'o a w
avTd, theyy could not gsfet Wnto g to9 oshday san night, st s Wa TIM 9 iIJLE
keep them warm. All the l othwnagasJBTing w M AR r B S K M i e
avqd, thoyc ld~otgtan ~ touPmewhenthV w6&,
that was to be had in the stores. was tmeO when '
made of cotton and shoddy, which Is hlm that thesboums of
made by tearing old clothes to piecs through--wbich was a hoble y"aonw
and weaving the bre aal. It they to o ven to of. And oL94 n
paid higher prico. they I .lt ltt Ikeo he* flt ad na li tthL mou t
Frills and tfancl, or be cheated;' bat rTef of hml ye lws athtggorsea
uaonSe gaUty e could ant obtain tmy ld with te, "et t "
love nor money. A youag tridnd d d(octor,* sad ald l t a dar to *e, 9M i
of Sedvlas's, recently come from told that_ th ift to b
abroad, bad become a clerc in a donsi.U te did n |t
on Ashlandusvene, and he nara hearthiss o the old man coals


Moss as usomr...- d. ................o
purchase an alarm clock, and te .TH FOR S9rol
b s had aown him two exactly ti O CONTINUD kX WBBK. t m f
was ,dollar. and o the other& a doll *Te fiArst dd i .s diggi mud,A_
seventya ve. Up beingaked wa the prit oa by Governmav '

Wound the frst halfway and the 14 *, wiiiV{ifliil ,ifptf JP #

s" much noise; upon ha the cu-. *'* Q*a*** has gone fwmm, V
sleeper, and had bettor take the more UIsderdale to WeulnUoWldesr- M as
expensive lock or to nladue the proipe authorities.~ I, jfog,-n ld
There is a poet woo stlags that there to give ash ab 4 as may 8e "
"Deeper thr heart ows and nobler properly iven uanr the law, to ids



comes with destiotution, that is so end. that hte won.t haveal to
lealy bitter and oraoel, and yet so sor on when the eleooon tkesi pla e--_. 2 I ,.
did and petty, s ugly, so humiating Novembe. It suck should be t;e


or digaty or even of pathos. It is a whoe state I his bk an I
kind of angdsh that poets havq not ddial n lbL i- t t
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