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Title: The weekly true Democrat
Uniform Title: weekly true Democrat
Weekly true Democrat (Tallahassee, Fla. 1905)
Physical Description: 7 v. : ;
Language: English
Publisher: John G. Collins
Place of Publication: Tallahassee Fla
Publication Date: April 9, 1909
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subject: Newspapers -- Tallahassee (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Leon County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Leon -- Tallahassee
Coordinates: 30.451667 x -84.268533 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Mar. 3, 1905)-v. 7, no. 52 (Feb. 16, 1912).
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Volume ID: VID00216
Source Institution: University of Florida
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JPRITDA, FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 1909.


NO. 7.


flq~i da u~kOffice; WquaIJustice to AlI-aSpec~aI Privlkps to None.'


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I pm. by Ron.dA,,

M -lw Dr. A. A.
odt Flridaetate


ofphirrekl Oete for a peaesw
iB eafrt tobe beh In Talladeaee
kver yJ &B. Pat.-
M thread id Cirelt. Is
i Palmer arted a Tall
presstded to alt tuas~
Itwas found thatthel
Sa before the fte day
yiawelaped, wwdd be liM,
Nb. to u Rhina fo 0
bhto tadt to u adjr oenrt
after remandior th prisoner
tu Uto await tho regular term
Mt orris, by order of Jude
will be copied in Jacksowvie0.
band I. U r Srdes Is Trinity
XM Soias Chwrh.
Sunday *ven"i, beiming at 8
o lock, thor. will ano Eater Service
esidacted by th Junior LAogu.
The children will render sog and
redttis s ropr to the occasion.
An ~atr Off ar will be received
Sth Junior LeaW, to be ppied on
e fore dy Sehoo Ad-
MNItofrIM7t6 Ch9reh buildiL.
d tfe of the ehleaM Meth-
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m little rLeials.
." Two ramo sda e boad.
w 1 ae, with bnoam w be w
S -Cow. the Vi star ing."
i ee-w bers Again m" Th i
lt e edin-Rev. Ira S. Pat-
F 4or-wRe.y J. X. Won-ward.
ag*A Glad Easter Mebsae.
). tr Welrome." Six
Ritatis "aster MesenAgo."
9 little girls.
Son-One little girl.
Recttion-'Whet Have We for Je-
Su. Two smaIl girls, one boy.
Recitation-"Tbe Reaurrection
Story." 12 boys, with banners.
=lH B- Co4 0fetation standing,
Rdtlat=es- AlIve Again." Three
Retlos-Anipw Par Does Love
Rectatsa-.eThe Singing Time."
Xiffhtwir, with wreath'
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The -tehm Loea "h O PeM
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Rev. J. J. Temp-m, meletant super-
Tvor a U An4t-aloon Lm n.[m work
in lUds. Ihm heoated bhimsf In eMs-
foertaUb qatme e* the oseoed flor,
the Cay betd, an Cliua mStreet
Mr. Themm of eoam reailses that
the pm of ailsb ashe tb tee.
pw ep'wil try to ot hremh
nstilton of btate-wide probtdtmo.
stU fs tm it wi be a et tep to
wards tht ead. Heelaims that ough
votes haIve bem edsid to mr thaO
givte as-roind thr-ffths, alt&
Us Mseerl mt-Mf t b fta wl"to
cast by members whome cmtltuts
are not favorable to the full measures
advnetod by tUhe phbittoteet Nov.
erthlem, they wi the matter to eome
to an essue so thmt thewill of the ma-
jority may be known.
Mr. Tbompmo wasreinforeed Monday
night by Rev. Brooks Lawrence, Super-
intdeeMt of the Anti- Saloom L e ain
Alabama and Florida, and Re. C. I.
CoUllins. the State Superintendent.
The gentlemen will remain here dur-
infg the fight.


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mreY yofFlUrMn, FW gdsilature of
IM9 peiead fr a brash of inestiga-
tsaw beb is povle.g to beof muec
vald in the development eof th State.
Is this lan rFlm hasb sot bhretofore
kept p swith other State. With the
eeptin f the t temporary services eof
Dr. Joha Keet dwing JUM no strictly
geot*eieal work had previously boen
carried on In Florida dmer the authori-
ty of the State. Alabama. our Migh
bor Oa the northwest, has maintained
inee 1878, a survey actively engaged
Ia Iavestiattag and rmaki- known the
raoeuaee of that State. Georga, our
a btr a the north, inaugurated a
i l marvey as early as 1884.
idat JouIh fterrupted for a time,
was reestab d aad has proved an
Aleid t d meprtm t. It thus happens
that in eologieal work Florida in 1907
began where these neighboring States
wer aplroxmately a quarter of a cen-
aset providki for the survey was
Introduced by Dr. 8. Crill, senator
from thi 26th district. and It was due
largely to Dr. CrUl's efforts that the
but beamed a law. Thi survey law as
dawn isa broad in it provisions. Eco-
nomie rasult arne ou t primarily; the
edostional bearingsf of the survey,
howeverto the people in general are
not overlooked, aad it is provided that
of the speclmmea collated in the pro-
gras ofr th survey duplicate sets shall
be deported in t tM to Colleges. The
~ri of land owners are fully pr9tect-
Sby tha provisions that when mate-
riale of value' ar discovered the ownei s
of the land shall frat be notified before
the Information is give. out to any
other artry.
The State Surveyb isow approalhin
the aeles of the flt hlem riod o
its work. The saltse htaloid ar of
the Stats. Two reports have beeoie-
metd One of the na, the fatr smuam
ropas, aaitains a as ount of the ai
eral oatries aa the Statei The phes.
alpreaelve uin report toweoal treated
meat. Is additis a a matter of are-
reo. mall ublleatios, freedom all
arenes wthiekrelat to orf dbe
Florida geology ar eHsted the morw
portat ones reviewed. The semod re-
port ia on Oth underground water -su-
ply, and eontaine a mashowlug tho
areas of artesian row in Florida. The
principles which permit of4he drainage
of lands by means of bored wel are
explamnel n th bulletin a se ll as th
manner of eonstruetion of ibus wells
In order toobtain the preratet sedicy.
Among investigations in
that of fullers earth depto sl
results of aspoela value. T..o -
its are bar troead out and i4n
detail, and from this report, is
auod. lead ow rs in that part r- the
Stat berd dbyt thereport Wibe able
tod d ins whether or mt fuellers


of pormon r valuea to the Ste. Th, a
ur raportMa arsdistributed met ely
to .ivlalut are o file is thM pas-
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TaE COTTON STOCK.


deavest Ever Ibewa In the lsteor
of the Staple.
Mr. Henry C. Billingeley, who repre-
sents the department of Commerce and
Labor for Leon county, has received
the preliminary summary of the repo t
on cotton stock at the lose of February,
1009, which is as follows:
UNITED STATI..
(Runninr bales, except Voreign cotton.
has been reduced to equivalent 500
pounds and rounds counted as half
blek.) /
HULD IN COTTON GROWING STATSn.
By manufacturers ,tesm; by pro-
duer*, m .M; ind"pMdsnt ware-
hosses. Including comprise, t,047q15;
tmnumportatlon company. 406,515
of 8.721,l bales. .
Held in other States by mamufaetur-
ares *aa 1.IM 1 ; Independet ware.



The apprmmimate a t of
stocks above rateoo location
and nota At-qr ip; for lnstanes, oot0
ton in wawned and operated
In conjenetiou with mills Is classed as
Inpoeesion of manufacturers; under
independent warehouses is shown all
cotton so stered. rearJ!e* of owner.
hip. Cotton of foreign growth. inclu-
ddnla these statistic, amounts to 56,
62 bales, of which 5(161 are Efgyptian;
1,M., Indsian 8 08, Peruvian 134,
other. Sea island cotton, incJuded in
the total stocks is 64,130 bales. The
amount of cotton In this country Seop
temher 1, 1908 was 1,23, M O bales, di.-
tributed as follows: Manufacturers,
84,4: producers, 58 8a; warehouses
andompreass, 444.862; transportation
comTa c 2,186; and other holders,

sUPPLY AND DIrTaItRTION
Of cotton tn the United States for the
six mathe period eding February S,.
Steks hold Sept. 1, 1908.... 1.2M.0oM
et ports-................. .000
Gl med sine. Aug. 31, last. .11,00,.o2
Total number of bales....... 14,8460
IOTi rUTION.
paporte fre pt 1. IM6
to Peb.3, alaelve.. 6,166671
Steke Io eoustry Feb. SA,
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The legislative wak per UN hbaM
Moaday miht with the seast eses In
both houses for the elsetion of the eof
Germ for the seion.
IN TH SNWAT.
Hoa. Frd V. HR m of DDad, w1o
eo ably ao thatbody IM W,
wa wever -
by a =ai;FUaNt etO 71
is dseaared many of theft Mtidhof
Hod on hi aston-IlahIly
vote was do to theo spleAd wrk
ezx-Governor N I- Broward,
was present, beaor ad ator the sea
cue, an sleuous laborer wi hisa tre
V. H. Baker, of 8umptr enty, wae
elected president pro tom.
Chs. A. Finley waste leated maer
tar,.
Assistant Secretary, A. C. Sellars.
Bill Soretary, C. O. Andrews.
Reseoding Secrotry, Mrs. L. B,
Younage.
eiading Seeretary. Nat Marion.
Assistant Recor Secretary, Co.
lumbus P. Smith.
.-Enroaw Secretary R. S. Smith.
Earollian Secretary, C6 l Sams.
Sargeant at Arms, C. Wllisse.
Meseger. Emr MeCleary.
Chaplain, ROev. Samuel Moran, pe stor
of St. Joha's church. Tallshaues
Doorkeeper, T. A. MorgaU
Janitor. Otto Kirehef.
PI Joh Bard, Bmaore Cdita4
and ohn Gablmo.
IN Tni mouss.
At 8:10 Chief Clerk Kelm rapped
the House to order and called the roll
of the Reprmestatlve*e t.
Every member responded to Ms
name.


W elI At D es t
Hisa mra. w o t a v
tweo aI n iol sowd to tb a beft Una
Mews. Me aill ams of a Jedm




B lberm elooquettly e e tw to
of ti SWo the hoaor, Abut 4
clir toakea spee, as tJherea
o muebbeson.sd to trnnese, Mo

thAleader, of Vo. tedala, Robertoe
Sewannto and as, of Dunr we
tho mh beatin arris ttr Robaets
After a p. ry atrite to eont e ts

plah d in nomination. Farris a
S Alexander 13.
Mr. Calkim, of Nasae,. placed the
name of Ion L. marris oin nmlntis;
Mr. Davis, of Madison. that Mr.
Robertsone and Mr. Thomson, of Vele.
sn, that of Mr. Alexander. Erh paid
a spleadid tribute to the candidate of
his abhoie.
Mr. J. G. Kellum, of Tallabhseesoo, wan
nanImoasly re-elected Chief Clerk.
Assistant Chief Clerk, Charles A.
IUo of Columbla eneatv.
OBill lark. GSwk B. iekiaon, of
Orange.
Radin Clerk, Nat R. Walker of
Wakulls.
salissat Rendin Clerk, W. B
LAaN,o ef Colembia.
SCerk, Dr. York.
IUg| Cleark. C. M. Brooml, of
eeswdlg Cler, A. A. ray, of Gods.
Mess-ages Vitr awof se, O
eregant al-Arms. George w L
Doerkeeper. J. V. Alles of Jeose
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S'hA Are We ere For? "
W H hw for the Commistlon bill.
l. e willt bo plenty doing within a

She have been more men besides
m who have sold themselves for a

jl klevllloe erets tall buildings so
thIt It take a man with an exceed-
lona mnek to count them.
lftt Worth, Texas, had a $2,600,000
Saturday night which destroyed
ft-pr-two blocks of city residences.
The good people of the entire State
-wl omend very legislator who
'I~s ald votee in the cause of right.
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Sthe popased Inheritance tax would
the government $20,000,000. Why
impse it aid let the breakfast ta-

If Congress wants to raise more
laeM o why does It not increase the
n beer rather than on the neeesl-
gf MifsT
h w~e l Ae*y to redue. tM tariff on
nmd lapoe a tbig one on coffee.
poper fthg for as to do then will
1 a i toae swetend water.
m l Spearkmeals working for
Sduties on l amber ad otten.
6qw toaUwdolly beat those
s biustes in Florid tereby..
-, -- -- -- --
What a mbear of manly, ambitious
l" .d of eleeteoo a page of the
vv heses Moneday nght. f l usB h he B
o Io wil surmeaMt little failures like

Itma ld that a Tallahaasse woman
uatup en h poemeto umrebse
a hsm. If she meesed lndolan 4
*awll be i womam with a lt of4

~ diun& of thftariff Is Con.
ii lPianson to mpty aqmt. Th
Damems hopsM that no busiesaeI
OM beob" the aiMda- lg-
so- umwinte 11et
ip aT investor has eo .
Ma td h ed whisk Mu.matleafy

for a* a embinatim.
a a endit Is edvis t lses
f M eseh^ mlwy vwork a '
bmm e. Mem pe .
*^BiBBW 01--- IMM W^O1 1

iM be a biSe fWaimu

sper I aternaity is repro
SnHth a5 nii sof do ma
f* tag CrL An
6 k ma Et Mp ortet p els.

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rNao fawea fo cfdoam"lr4b.
sh. Camps. wMsh demas de o ke l
pri nIM fer the le atd Fslr hemr
appeied Teseday do IeMisms.o f *e
Morasg News, a daily paper olit ded>
to resliste Tallabhms darin the

The aam of Then J. Apployard, of
Lake City, app s as editor. The pm-
per emerates the felewing as tihe
loading le that are mikly to egageo
th attention of ti law makers:
2. ReapportIsMMeL
mmIlOL
4 RO of the psiot laws.
5. imyla w in efidnieyts.
Geed reed,.
7. Game ad bil pr.taetlou.
8. R f from ** barks. '
Immediately under this list appears
the fo o vF:
"Others might be added, prolong o
the list almost in ileltely, but bt W
will, we bimevie, be accepted as the
most vitally important. And some
would transpos the Item of the Isot
to relative Importance, but that is mre-
ly a matter of individual opinion."
It is then, evidently, the "Individt al
opinion" of this edior that State pro.-
hibiton is the most insignificant of his
suggested ssues.
In commenting on these he says of
this last ia his oumeration:
"The extremists among the temper-
ne people of thea ttate are preparing
to inset late the deliberations of the
oealns the awturbin element of a de-
mand for Sltate prob tiion, and It ap.
pears probable that this topic will afford
occasion for the consumption of more
valuable time than any other question
arising during the session The real
friends of temperance, believing that
the existing local option system requires
only the adoption of still more radical
and stringent regulations directed
against the unlawful saleof intoxicants
to effect the purposes of the law, will
endeavor to preserve a system which
has forbidden the sale of liquors in
about thirty-six of the forty-six eoun-
ties of the State, and avoid another
amendment to the constitution, which
must ensue before State prohibition can
be made effective."
Notwithstanding the insignificance
given to this proposed measure, by the
gentleman n his list, he devotes more
space In commenting on It than to any
other of those mentioned.
According to this kind of argument,
It s necessary to east a mountain upon
a lea to kill it.
In his heart thm gentleman from Cc-
luabia knows that hi should have re.
versed the order of his issues sad placed
prohibition at the head, for the legaal
ad sle of whisey n IFlorida is doing I
minor to debaseb her youa manhood,
to Inerea erima and to letias the i
spread of morality and latelligeme than
any other doa eausese ombned.
It is rather significant that the gen. I
tlemas In hia "What AreWe Here I
For?" editorial recoimmeds the pm
ee of eight of his "leading iasses"
id preteast against the eomsadersat n
Of h1s a1ith.
The Tru Democrat do not believe I
that a single dollar has been sabsertbed
4n the entire state for the advoemy of
Ilther of his fret eight iases, but it
does bieve that a eomldrahMe sa
bas been aberibed to fght hia sith.
It takes money to pubish a daiy pa
r, even ome as small as the Measm i
News.
Of eourse the gentleman from Ceum- i
M is sankla g his (?) had earned eaeh
Sthis venture because h thinks It t
wise and patrietl to Afght the met in.
igmieaant thMan hto t eate ery of

These Wo hav permed the e sihiam I
of the Maag Mews hav already da.
MIed what IT is here fr. I


avel ns th wa ar bmpa in* *
on a Sua r all Seheel smo eadM en T

sensah uh mea u n O
lob en advertisement o1 the Peam k m


~ua*aelYhmsovgemI
gib dofer swendetht hwo 'teve

ft in ""r44iy uneemedgohat

ob et eu webqm arw ewpsMw
Nesne is 040ool6 as *.u k
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mumid of sibb WA mjo a
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Lor w bSa af Se, aerl o-m
LIo e Hssemas o the Floftia Lq
tare. His midasy in s hatd uM
adealtlesa iotsrt to E nab e mu
pmple tfim the a (at that lm bisa
rim esunty b y sad ham wm Il pasat
viable stading se daism, d- is.m
jede md ssnd eby101 n m de" +
frte and aty. This fest is te w
knewaS a=& e@9owpeep10ho
Mr. Farris a a bep and i Iidit
sarrm whh deep selsud e he
showed when sislw alhdeaS in the Sm0
W. K. Zewnikis oges, in thiMs dy
the wa tat ire aid devetles to
std., that marked the eaming mf
AU these espeetations he has mad
good, ad it would be vary gm itfylo
adeed to his hbet of friends and w.a
wtisherea Marion to am im enjoy the
distlstion he so richly deeres by e-
ag made Speaker of the aet Hooae of
the Florida Laegislature." -
If the gentleman who has jusot bee
elevated to tihe responsible poaie of
Speaker, discharges his fll duty to-
ward the people of the State, falfiling
every pledge and treating every later-
eat with just consideration, there will
be still higher honors for him.
The Truee Democrat will watch his
rulings with particular interest.
John U. Collins, from whom we pur-
chased The True Democrat, is so con-
siderate of the needs of a hungry news-
paper man, that he is keeping our lar-
der supplied with fine pike and bream
these balmy spring days. Nothing like
having an ex-newspaper man as a
friend, especially if he knows bow to
induce the nony tribe onto his book.
Governor Gilhrist is to be commend-
ed for having so promptly orded a p-
cial term of court in Leon county or
the trial of the murder of her brave
sheriff. The thing people want isspeedy
justlee ain such cases as this, and if the
courts can once get a reputation along
thi line, mob law will soonbe a thing
of the past.-Mariana Courer.
The prompt visitation of justice upon
any violator of the law is exzested by
enlighted people, sad it is only through
such a system teat life, liberty and the
preseavatlon ot property can bo mu-e
tainted.
Postmaster MeDougal visited The
True Demoerat 1.ee with avolmalnses
govesamum t doesuent a few days slae,
Wd to editor at es began to qmake
Shis hoes fearing that ha hd vioatied
me of UnslAam's numerous law ..
But he was relieved to lnd ttUastel
Iam was only watnag to pay todebt,
It having bea aseertaed that the e-
of ten seats was du Mai for basane
e poet ease seesmnts m l3W. We'
Informed this goal eaal that we
liked to have grot men ad iamsttatiem
indebted to us, ad we preferred that
Uncle Sam keep th hAsnge.
WVT TUI L-UISIATI.
The Jackseaville Tlmes-Umino of last
lu y entaled the following edite-
rial paragrapha:
Now liste tfor avitoery oratory in t e
qeglativ hal at Tallahames..
How the loria Isghkin.. will mis
ese good idube vi an s.
The thlx hehe at TalhaBssea this
rear wl have to b eae itslf, for the
bre ladies Ita mMIdL
Even if t in to e wireless age,
her'Ubelo a letof wr plnl in Ta-.
sham Suneaday d Meday.
A uitUe mere "repeal" ad a Mlte
eam "maset" Wl make te fois lad
mitaor of 11 pap wh the pee-*

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The Atlsta Cetmtlts has beemM as The desi sat aV. od W .
swerving opponet of prebiltbsa a pred of the Seat 4
But even that paper is eomplled to ad- vistery fo r th element
mit the vast improved -'.dltb- aid wM"h deli In to r p I*l
delares that the saloon has gone to that othe itemeMt
aty. The Consetiteion says: th people are peotete. Md
t'o the closing of theo saloon muat be say tat atlM a prap|itlis
ehiefly attributed the decrease of 8,810 iblo. But Tihe r Dmemon -
nla the number of arrest by the police that t its not ooly tenaMl, hti
last year, as compared with the reeords jusC Protetion to bi thi ib
of 1907: essential to a truly pr opareus
"The experiment of the abandonment Of Ssator Hudson. s m i
of the saloon, therefore, cannot be quea- papers the Miami Metr pglg
tioned; its success is established in Senator Fred K. Hodaom. w
these figures, which, in similar propor-, leave tomorrow or 8unday hgW
tion, will undoubtedly be found in other hasse, to attend tim smile a
communities from which the saloon has idea's legislature, has the bt
now disappeared. the Metropolis in his aamll-
"The saloon has gone for good and presidency of the seNate, d a
those who are even remotely antleipat- dieations are deceptive, Mr.
Ing its return are indulging in fatuous will occupy the preMideat's ehair
hope." liorda State Senate.
013EIWRICKTOIMIBTIM "*Mr. HudsIn is a mn PWhie p-p
ON N ANCiTO IN ATe. de r is unlimited, sai e
Governor Gilechrit very pertinently with a sinele perpoe to a "
says in his message that one single th greatest good for fthe -o- -.
family induced to settle on a lina of rall- ber. Soa er Hdson Wa tt
road by a Florida newspaper is worth W antaontl towards
more to that road and the State. tha he beimWn tey dmM be
the cost of insertiagthe tiae table of epl wit 6the law, the Iamn
that road for an entire year. And The rate ladiviiMaio aren Se d
True LUmoerat does not am how &ay How Mr. deem has
legislator a doay it. nrnaead we ore aMe to
The Governor uses this argument in toat it pain wto t
adva eog the proposition that the rail- t o is he
roads and steamboat eompaiaes shod pld g aoy theaige.
be permitted to exehagetrasort aties ",A rods eW ld limt lhe
for advertisig rates. for their lves em f oftr
FlorMda hs aShieved the prol pol e- e n aMbselte nsity,
ti ashe holdsamom her stare sd of a d beadeatewi&th w i B
Stats through the two grea ageonlee wit visear. We heve
of ber railroad sd bher a papr. Hden in o tohe kind sof a *
No greater blow has beb given to her for th --'eepes a- deal w l
pregre-s than the destretism of the riso aen oW arp ml-.
harmonioaos business relatioeas that bave o a6 gieoy hai
for so meay years existod between --. -
theae two factors for good. nc o CU TAL
Retore this kindly feeMdi, and the The PalathM Now saps: "ilI
greatest hbidraon to immigration will nmme to prevail that there in
be removed. thing n the faet of bebg a
Am honest editor never yet olmd tatt a oat asa tow belMi
his privilege of aerleitlog tethat te a mltak It is meW
agmet of a railroad simply be e h tha -n inlplm t ad. It ltb
was peying an equivalent for his trail- tl whetheM- ny ld t L
poertmatn h advortitnspos. how fewa Cm~ dl$Ma" e

The Tre Doetou p arient elsL or Man db se ai d
the fallm sanag" t Govawm art e. m heet th mkd m ,
I th Florida logislatore, anew in am. sk h tt adl

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making work a h aem Oad stooping or
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frid wholad bee easied of@inm
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ot e e. neer ielding to the demands of
the niW tate irvernwint. WI~n
add to tbothe lat deporttMionof th~e Somi"Oks.
nw wsrn ma do the Tallabasswans hid thea.
the klet eves na@Ii fastnesses of th~e Ever-
glad..Phd thets remulm~d tidl jw*O*
D obiy "buried the tvmahask' and se
INS pted his fate as the cruel fortune of
Red =#ft. Ki-I'uIMOO epftole,.uam
the Gematte of that city. rem,,int-er hit.
ME esbrg ht hero. He ws uin I il eastumne,
weaung he egaim of his rkink, and
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SNo. 4R.
S p ,00. S .roo M all modem coveamemoe,
SpotOao N.*AdamsSt. This io a vry do-
No. 6R.

street. $10 d a,onthly.
No. 8 R.
91,399. 6 room cotage. adadle o tretA ner Park
AveMue, in food repair. Terms on-third cah. Bal-
S0se1o om lamd two year.
No. 9 R.
$ot1O-4 room Cottae. lot IsUX210, Park Avenue.
a Height. fin, fruit, good rden, barn rad
other oat houses.
No. 10 R.
Mj000-Eight lots and an 8 room house and a cot-
tage, M roe street: Close to business section.
Ranmoabl terms. .
No. 12 R.
$3,500. 7 room house, beautiful location. good
neighborhood, pretty yard, lot large enough for another
lns,, fronts a park, has bath, Ac.
No. 13 R.
$600. 8 room cottage in Springfield large lot, good
well, fae fruit, A good home for a colored family.
No. 14 R.
,1W The Hartt place, corners on Park Avenue,
large lot, pretty location. House needs repair. Lot
worth the price.
No. 15 R.
60, $1,000 1,100. Three 4 room cottages lots
8IV wel located. Terms one-third cash. Balance
woe afne two year.
ya No. 16 R.
2, $. A pretty 5 room cttage on large corner lot,
Boouerard, eoevesinet to railroad station, park front
Terms ene alf eaho, balance one and two years.


Timber ad Farmng Leds.
No. IT., v


.000 Arm le Le a nty, Towri W.
RngeM M"d S W. O.uOdNc s ler, aboutar il
fram erakead, ey bt Iles O m Tall asew
s150 s aredi. W M esa mr Awlvation a 7 room
sme aMd a 4 ro sottag s toin e. After ben
oese, thee wi m be fme mlM about 1
Aes a 1 nemr, Meety oae. says will eat
abht 4000 test oase. Cid hardwood. Look
at the priee-410,00. Ol*y a per re. The timber
aboe bW north thePISe.


No. 2 T.


280 ACra TownshMip 1, N. Range 2, E., 160
acres e woods, pie, oak Mckory, &c. Never fall-
ing stream of water thro place. Fine pasture, 120
acres feanced. PU fa Ing land. 120 acres open.
About 40 fmn peach trees la rin Land lies well.
DwUelling and out building. Price 12-50 per acre.
$1,500. 16 acres. 5 miles south of city, Good 5
room cottage, beautiful live oak rove, grand view of
large lake, over 000.000 feet timber on place. Pecan
and fruit trees. Timber will pay for the place. Fine
uite for mill. This is a bargain. Terms one-half cash.
balance in one and two years.


Business Property.


No. 5B.


Pays 10 per cent. That office building on Monroe
street next to Capital City Bank. Good paying ten-
ants. This is certainly a good investment.


No. 1 B.


Pays 12 per cent. 2 store on Monroe street. Do
you expect any better interest ea a safe investment.


No. 6 B.


4 brick stores, well located, good renting property.


Farmiag Lead.
No. 2F.
table landslightp sad mlayesmiil
o (at 3 good berm.. Prig. ST800. Re.-
No. 4F.
M7 areas, Towsh I N Ra N 2, well water,
about M0 erm under culvtia S tenant houses,
d u ln ee&rmpair. About 10 sres am weeds.
No. 6 F.


9 aerm, ar city, on Qutey road.
and poultry. Price 5360.
No. 7 F. ,


Fine for truck


68J aerea two miles of city, on S. A. L. R. R. F le
land, 7 room house, barn and out buildings, 2 good
well, 50 asres cultivation, plenty of wood, fine pear.
peace, apples, f and mulberries. Pecans, lots of
them. Prioe $1,750, if quck.
No. 8 F.
200 acres well improved land, 8 miles from Court
House. 11 acres shaded and now being prepared for
another crop of tobacco, 2 large tobacco bars. 100
acres planted in corn, 7 acre in cane. 6 acres In cot-
ton 6 seres peanuts, 8 acre saeet potatoes. Plenty
of fruit. 100 bearing pecan trees. One 4 room house,
2 tenant houses, 3 room, 2 tenant houses, 1 room, a
good 5 room dwelling, new barn good sheds ad other
out house. 5 wells, land all wired in. Two 2 horse
wagons, 1 buggy, 1 rake and mowing meeahine, dies
harrow, cut a-way harrow, plows, A Ac. 4 good
mules, 10 head cattle, 8 sows and pig, turkeys and
chickens. A complete, well equipped farm. Can ar-
range loag terms. Price $20,000.
Building Lots.
No. 1 B.
12 splendid lots on Duval street north of the Gov-
ernor's Mansion. Price very reasonable.
No. 3 B.
Only 2 of the Magnolia Heights lots left. Price
$115.
No. 4 B.
Those beautifml lots, known as the Gamble plee,
on Gained street between Adams and Brooogh. Will
sell by the lot or as a whole.


I have other good investments for sale. Call on me. Business is getting brisk.


R. GRIFFIN JOHNSON, Real Estate Broker.


Phone 80.


Office 103 S. Monroe St.


Marine Bank Blildlag.


ssoelated with J. T. Bernard & Sea.


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Best App V megar, per gallo.............................. e
Granulated Sugar, per Ib.................................... o
Meat and Lard.. ............................................ 1-
Ocetam Soap, 8bans.......... ............................. I-
ladies' Cloaks and Overeoast at aetoal ast.
Wilburn's Stock Food, 2 Ib bueeket, worth .O. My prie..$1.L
Steak Food and Ch(eke Food, worth as package. My prise.. Ms
Wla of Life and StellU-Vta. priee S1. My priu ............. *s
Nuoa s e and Th atber's Blood Syrup, Ms elm............. 48
Foley' Homey and Tar and Tnataehe Cogh Syrmp, els
My prime,............................................... S
Black Dragbt, Msiae. My pries..........................
Liver Regulator, ed aue. My pries........................
Aad a lot of other meiadle at redmed prices.
Dry Goods, Nothas, ees Mata, GeMt's FWarae tlg eda, As.
at reek bottom pries. Call mad mesamM my stouk boemr bilsag
I pay eash tar my goods, l for eaoh, sadma asead to sealseap.
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So lawm of. Florida, we, the State Board of
nbma the f ellowiag port:
p m anow ai i themsand, w e hundred and seventy
atoam oa the pension roll of Florida.
Wal Ms Sled under the Act of 1907, from May
SMarch 1, 100, four thousand one hundred and

'Emi elai allowed under said act, from May 29.
L to March 1, 1900, three thousand six hundred six


M dalms pending, five hundred seventy (570).
Lmto-fiv (75) penaioners who had been dropped
Sthe dell e account of property restriction, or to
pAMleasm fro the United Statea for Mexican or
war serve, have been restored to the roll.
M ndred sad forty4ight (248) pensioners died dur.
0I0e year 190 The roll is not materially decreased,
i--n, by death, as the pensioner's widow generally
M h pace9jm the roll.
M w rralts leased during the year 1907.9357,010.47
9Va ats iwatsped-durig the year 1908. 730,83581
|sma warrants liesed during the months
Je sary mad February, 1909............ 187,275.05
Ila o kMi Plaud.,March 1, 1909...... 21,194.19
was a balance of 83,813.09 In the Pesiou Fund
y 81, 1907. Thim amet, toget with the levy
milk allowed under the present law, has fallen
of meetlag the roll, is shown by the deddt in the
Sz1, 199.
levy of four mills will produce annually on the
valuato, approximately, 9640,000.00. During
.1M the payment for pensions amounted to

Shundred and twenty new elaims were filed during
t mite of January and February, 1900, an average of
per moath. There will be suffielent money In the
wh e the 1908 taes are In the Btate Treasury to
ie two mere quarterly payments, but there will not
L odaent to make the third payment, which will be
inp eM r 69,199M, and the att-tion ofd the Lagks
aheold be dihcted to this fact, so that some pro
Shall be made for the quarterly payment due Sep
S80, 1900, and December 81, 1909.
amant needed for pensions will be Increased from
Mowinag aes:
wh eMlfted as boys in organizations of Home
will be eligible as soon as they attain the required
isty years; the rate per annum will be Increased
ee hundred to one hundred and fifty dollars per
as pensioners increase in age and its attendant
s; oldierm from other States who have not been
if this State ten years will be eligible as soon as
eM establish the required period of citisenahip, and
o de eased pensioners, as soon as they have been
the required period of ten years.
,l seguiae a levy of six mills on the taxable prop>
1 State to produce suffilent funds to meet the
darlag the two years that will Intervene between
of the Legislature of 1909 and 1911. unless
by a revsleon of the law limits or restricts
of po Ieae aad decreases the present roll.
aetfu ly saulmitted,
AlVaRT W. GILCHRIST. Governor.
A. O. CROON, Comptroller.
W. V. *KNOM. TMurer.


o tt Po nels FPud sam be met only by
M B p Oaying sais, sa allowig
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W tMe yeaor 1690 the 8atate
Lam 4 Rel s t a- PAST. Dedueting th
mf t r the ip,-m of ta tstt s oalrds of aHath for
the yetr P atd wiMh be thU fuM by the od of
as yar, fully 1MUA. e snaal halfmill State
Nilt ia aew 1N9 will Nmit ta fully 7B,000.00. It is
qi"te appMaret that a part f the Health Pund could be
utAd. it dae. sdvase.- 1,om the lease of the
tane eavfets the will te resn fully 88,000.00, July
Itt Mad the ea a uent o October lot By taklai
thi mosqy fro the contle, for which it Is now appro.
prito1, a part of this fund eedM be diverted toward the
a. Pa nfe Teren ais h ns of welln-to-do en
whose ams are eonthe Peadeisolls. Unless some aetiol
Is taken, their mnam being e- the IsIt will prevent many
medy and airns vatern fbe rwelving assistance.
The following is submitted fo tInformation:
The Stat* of Georgia, In 191T, paid to 15,*07 Cobfed-
erate pemioMrs, ,8U69 as follows:
To 2 6 deabled soldiern, 1f 5.00, or 95t.45 each.
To 2,8 widows of sold s,, 141,47.50, or 160.00 eakh.
To 837 Isdigat soldi s, 4,878.15, or 960.00 each.
To 2,8 Indigent widows, $141,900.00, or W60.00 each.
15B,OT penaiooers received P65,086.55, or an average of
169.0 each.
ALABAMA.
For the year ending September 30, 1908, the State of
Alabama paid #778,361.00 to Confederate pensioners.
Prst-class pensioners received $5.00 per annum each.
Second-class pensioners rclved 08.00 per annum each.
Third-clas pensioners reeIvred $4.40 per annum each.
Fourth-class pensioners received 42.50 per annum each.
There were 16,546 pensoners on the roll for the fourth
quarter of 1908.
SOUTH OAROLINA.
The State of South Oarollna paid in 1908 the sum of
$25,843.00 ais Confederate pensions.
123 pensioners In Clans A icealved 911,808.00, or 096.00
each.
169 pensioners in Clam B received $12,168.00, or 172.00
each.
. 645 pensioner in Class 0 (1) received $30,960.00, or
P48.00 each.
4,09 pensioners in Claus C (2) received $86,86.90, or
$21.20 each.
737 pensuloner in Claus 0 (3) received $35,376.00, or
148.00 each.
3,554 pensioners in ClassO 0 (4) received #75,844.80, or
P21.20 each.
9.316 pensa6ners received 252,348.60, or an average of
927.08 each.


LOUISIANA.
The State of Louisiana, under Act 28 of 1908, appro
priated $250,000.00 per annum for Confederate pensions.
She has four grades of pensioners, as follows:
Grade I receives ....................90.00 per annum
tirade 2 receives .................... 056.00 per annum.
(rnde 3 receives ....................$44.00 per annum.
Special grade receives ...............$80.00 per annum.
TENNESSEE.
The State of Tennessee appropriates $300,000.00 per
annum for Confederate soldiers' pensions, and $75.000.0(1
for widows' pensions. On July 31, 1908, there were 6.100
pensioners on the roll in Tennessee. The amount paid to
each pensioner ranges from I60.00 per annum to 8300.00
per annum. The average to each pensioner Is 961.47 per
annum.
TEXAS.

The State of Texas appropriates $500.000.00 per annum
for Confederate pensions. There are 8,950 pensioners on
the roll. The law provides that each penelon shall he
$P00 per monfb, but the appropriation being insufficient
and limited by 4he State Conatitution. each pensioner now
iets about $55.00 per annum.


PENSION STATISTICS-1908.


OTATE.


Both Carolina ..........
Tennessee ................
Texas ..............
Alabama ............. .
(eorgia (1907) ...........
Plorida ...................
Estimated for 1910, Florida,


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8,950
16.546
15,707
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375,.000.00
500,000.00
778.61.00
082,885.65
730,835.81
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APPROPRIATION FOR MAINTENANCE OF
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J our attention is Invited to the fact that only $100.00
pr apita to appropriated for the malatenance of the
Cal nrat vetereas at the Confederate Bee, at Jack
smavlsl. They eaeb reeve a peMioM, probably the limit.
1318M. TM peale is Inot f6r their melOtasme! at the
Man. It wuOd be wea toappeIMt a emmiltte to e@am
ai m aels eaamlo m aa m, wihe e BN I v T
S40"*. m sm m to *e appuleprlatted1
XMI ra me t 1M a n 6mo


NOGRAPRHE -AVyUMrmUNT S o
COUNTYr coMxIsaWSIxO
The following rnem adatlea of Jude
are cocuraSd Il. Jude ealas f e....leeml
given at kngth in the report of the Attor m
He reommendas: "That court sa.meapiW ,ha I-
to the older of the trial judge *a t esw as
is now provided In criminal caes, and that th MI"
taxed a costa in the cae wh the t
assigned to take It by the trial Judge, and paid
county. That this cost be taxed as other e as
the oaig party nd,we collected In the se p
to the County Trasurer, to raimburm the aj
payment of atenographers." He my that th' i
mendntlon I based upon hbi experience upom the b .
He also recommends that the "Statoute a he oM I
so framed as to require the County omn1deasmoa ttm .
different counties to advertise for blds, and giv to s
lowest bidder giving a good and safdlent broad hr Hi ,
performance all work required to be dona for the besOa
of the county by the Oonmmaloan therof."
RECOMMENDATIONS OP JUDGE J. EMMBT WOL PS
OF THE PIBRST JUDICIAL OIROUIT.
Repeal of Law Authorising Reward of W0.O to Intef
era-Carbon Copies to be Furalabed by the Osk of
the Supreme Court.
The following recommendation is made by Jde Jb.
Emmet Wolfe, First Judicial Circuit, and Is coameu ionfl:
He recommends the repeal of the law allowing a reward
of $50.00 to informers In liquor cases. He says: "I thk'
this law leads to perjury."
He recommends: "A law requiring the Clerk of the
Supreme Court to aend a carbon copy of the Suptmr
Court's decision in appealed cases to the Circuit Judgi
who tried the case."
RECOMMENDATIONS OF JUDOE W. 8. BULLOCK,
OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT.
The following recommendations by Judge W. S.& Bl
lock, of the Fifth Judicial Circuit, are concurred in:
Cash Bond for. Defendants-Repeal of Law Autherisa g
Reward to Informers-Section 8448, (Geural Statta
"Unintelligible."-Judges of Circuit Courts (artlfylag,
to Pay Rolls-State Attorney to Appear Before Par de
Board.
He recommends that a law be passed: "Authobrmilg a
defendant in a criminal case to give a cash bead."
He also recommends a repeal of the law o*ernlg a r M
ward of $50.00 in cash in case of conviction of aeead
for selling liquor without a license. He usS very aeFOq ,
language, stating that it is "Preilum on perjury. The
temptation Is too great to commit perjury."
"The law requiring the Circult Judge to ertify to p -
rolls should be repealed at once." "At each term of te
Circuit Court I am required by law to ertify to a b e
of which I have no knowledge.1 The reeemas a allt
Judges are given lan full la the Report of the Attsr
General.
He also Invites attention to Section 8448 of the Gearal
Statutes stating that It is "unintelligible," and sa Of f
It really passed the Legislature as It la printed IS tM
Acts." that he believes it to be uncoustitutltaal. e
states: "You will notice that it says, 'Be impris mad a
the county jail for more than six months!' They hamv
left out the word 'not' after 'the county jail for.'"
Referring to the Board of Pardons, he says: "If te
Atate of Florida were reprerented before the Par4dai
Roar4 by the State Attorney, In the circuit, or distrK It .,
which the applicant was convicted. It would have ( "
effect of bringing out the true condition and sata1 e
feeling. and at least give the Pardoning Board an ep.i as
unity to know and hear both sldes." The law should b
such that whenever the Governor, upon the advice a ,d .
conhent of the Pardoning Board, deemed it advaabe the
Rtate Attorney who conducted the cae could appear be*
'ore the Pl'ardoning Board, and the case before the Pardoe.
Ing lonrd could be met for a hearlngr at a time whih *\'
would not conflict with the duties of the State Attorn.y.
If it were necessary for the case to be set for a hearIug
it a time which would conflict with the duties of the sald
mtorney, in that event the (overnor shouldM have the
power to direct some other attorneyv temposrally to repro
wint the Mtate In that jndletal circuit" '
Noma 3a T s Oovanno.
Any expense IncldentnI to such should be paid out mf i


the fundn arising from the lease of Rtate ceonviet. '- L
Pu.h a law would h of speclal fonre In petitios beb :
the Board of Pardons to commute death setteiMee to thu-
nriannmet for lIf.
IRECOMMENDATION OF JUDGE J. B. WALL W t
THE BIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT. '
Amending leetIon 3A Omerml Sttutaes.
Jude Wall recomedo that eetle M0 of t he
*ral Stautem be so ame aded.p to maem It mis lM. '
hits and tmoreew to llv or cohabt t5uPt W
t, tt6 m1rrn la asot hem taft or euetryw
I coseand I n.

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Od ea d sa mmestary tf ate, be
to eis" the puPat noaststatiou, by 'Isrtias
f the n* thee medmata whict have atal
ii' aa wdltbkBay paM at the aet general
aeameedeeto to be sbsttuted In the body
Oatuttloe, sad to take the place of mach sectio"e,
M -may be or may have been ended. This
h Iba as the "Oostitatlo as amened la 1910,"
el algsted la any other manner, as the Legislature
Sm prpe.p
MilteMIl Ameadment Belating to OneMill Rehool
U s High S Behoole and Rural Graded cthouls.
K IThe Spreme Ooert has decided the Acts of 1907, appro-
Sprltisg Ia the aggregate 145,00.00 for each of the years
-IW sad 1m08, for eadraging High Schools, and for
S sa nagla average daily attendance, to be uneonstitu-
i ~foMl. SM pBaase of a constitutional anendmeunt I
t emmUimded, authorizing the levy of a one urill tax, to
S bhe apeAded for the benefit of high schools and rural
', glded schools throughout the State, as the Legislature,
IWy direct. A one-mill tax will result In 9150,000 to
S 186,000. The total aaseum-d valuation of all the property
hr 1908 was $159,990,230. Though all In not collected
e each particular year, yet the annual redemptions and
S ta for previous unpaid taxes will partially offset tho un-
paid taxes for each particular year.
OONTIITUTIONAL AMENDMENT COST OF
fP I NTINO.
Your attention is invited to the fnct that, prior to and


muis byl a wN
eied fIr tVibalp or o t
purpose tf admie Ubearis an
teseders, or for other aleatleppt IN I aoo 0 t l
distribution asmeg all theo sehg g d the diset be
e*qatable."
1NDMNIrTT LANDS DUS 5 @TATEL
Wright v. Boamterry,'11 U.. O& fp _spei .- wam
aad Overswed L&nd--D ed @ prm inM--J. S. Gov.
mernm t to ldemnaify State for Swamp lans ld or
BomBstsMdld
Under Act of Cogress, Feb. 2, IWO, FloriM, thke
other Mtates, becam entitled to all the swamp sad over
lowed lands within her borders. In this easetli, your
attention is Invited to the following qyltlbas In the cae
of Wright v. Roseberry, 121 United States Reports, de,
cided May 21, 1887:
"The grant of swamp and overflowed land to tke seW-
eral States by Act of Sept. 28, 1850, is one V pr#einmt,
passing title to the character of the lands therela de
scribed, from its date, and requiring only Identification
thereof to render such title perfect.
"Huch identification by the Secretary of the Interior is
conclusive against collateral attack as being the judgment
of the spedal tribunal on which such duty was imposed.
'On neglect or failure of that officer to pnakq such de.
ignition, it Im comiipe.'nt for the granted iof the state to
hidntifv ti,. h mndi in ,inv nfother a nnnflrnrinp nin A rdint r .


ding the year 12, il th ontitutional amendments vent their rights from towing defeated.
submitted by the Leginlature to the qualified electors were the State, and ado
approved. Hince that time there has been, at each elec "After xgregation of t.he hads by the State, and adop
tion, at least one constitullonal amendment, which elicited lion of the segregation surveys by the proper Federal
imch discussion. The effort to defeat such amendment, oflihers, the right of the State's grantees to maintain anH
in many cases, caused the electors, in order to Ie sure of :,'tion for recovery therrof cannot be defeated because
voting against the ohjeo'tionaule amendment, to vote n llih hlill( hmve t ot been certified or patented to the State.
S Iagalnst all. lly exatiinnlion of ithe vote cast, you will "The isiue of patents for thele lands to defendants or
observe that les th:iin one third of the electors voted for liheir graiitors, under the pr.eeiption laws, upon cliimsi
t: or against the ('onstilitliotal Amenripoment. In mv invitnitild nil ,seIiue'rint to the swanip grant to the Stiato. Is
.: opinion, the efforts in 1901 to def'atil thie r(nititutitional not (coIclusive at law .is against parties claiming under
P" AAendment conferring rivil jiirildictin on n ithe. riiiiiniil nllih grant, and in ain tionI for their po5ssiofn evidence
Courts of Iecord, wli''h ninmrviln nti dteprive.d .I(li c s of iM (ldminiilbe to determine whlilethlr or not the lands were
the Pencf of ill Jurildhl tfion, e fei fti d overiltiwed t le dat of hthe swbami-
,one of the lprolpo ed imieidmenI at t list e .hl-cli efforts to defeat the anim ndluimt, referring to drainage. in l l (lj; ii ifli d i o r Ilie n a tre i t l)O,'(li i t0t
190 practlillv y (m '(ed the' li d ffit of tihe other niiiendl tip crlrt."
mIents, and in I the. ie effortt to dfle t e flip ont i 1 ill ftx he ld, llo
for higher educintlonai I.Irpos.es n aiiedI the defeat of tli T he inlitd-l ,dIc tela hindorithI hlaive nold, or allowed to
other amendments. hb lnmetleaded, much land which i undoubtedly awainli
Te voterN anro! not,. evilntly, nlffl.icilntly edlincited on ;lnld ove(rlowed. Their goeiirni nt should indemnify thi,
the agmndnlmento to Ie hble to vote int1lligentl.v. Hly e iState by returning to the SHtte nil cash received for such
Art. 17, of the constitutionon rtquir ni nliniindmient to sale". In tlhe case of hioreteiads, other lands should be
be advertised three montllim. This nhoulil Ibe reduced to gi ven the State an indemnify lands.
gow month. P'ostern, or other means, should clearly aet It in recomntmended that 'a concurrent resolution hI
Serth the effect of the proposed aimendments. The cONI panSed, requesting the Senators nnd members of Congres.
d advertising the proposed amendments. In 190S. from this tate to take suitable action toward having the
amounted to 93,581.00.. Houme one may use this as an State indemnified in such case.
mlent for a (UAnntitutlonal ('onvention. If a new 1HECOMMENDATIONH OF ADJUTANT GENERAL.
0lWItution were adopted, at the first Mwsion of the Brigade Encanipment--t ate .e Team Competition-
o. hlature thereafter, there would bejunst as many amend- attn. atrg en o )ut Brigade
meatN proposed ns there are now. This cost of three atinl enlargement of Duties of Brigadnders
naMOths' advertisement should 1. lessened to one month. The Adjutant reco ends of h
SCHUOOL FUNI)4-IIMOW I'IRIVEI) rige Adjutant erntate recommend encmpmentti of the
The School Funds are derived from the following rilgade Intefa to e sentry, to participate rin tcompetitional mtatches,
Se rces: One.-mll State tix, apportioned In proportion toll of we teamhih to be is ont to pacurred rticipate recommend the national matches,
OW actual school attendance; interest on State Hchool il of which inconcurred in. He recommends enlargement
fead; the county tax of not less than three, or more than of duties of Brigade conmnandern, and the employment of
Sae n mills; the net proceeds of all fines collected under i stenographer to such commander to be paid by the
St pemnal laws of the State, within the county; and capl. State. He stateN that two Brigade commanders have I
ttiom taxes. resigned on account of their military duties eouicflletin


SCHOOL DISTRICT TAX.
., Authority for Trustees of Rehool Districts to Ilond Dis-
triets for School Houses-Rec. 11 of Art. X11 of the
Oftitutilo Relating to Mchool Districts.
.h E addition to this, the Legislature of 1907 appro
ted 66,000 annually for High Schools and Rural
Seools. This represented approximately a one-
tea Th Beupreme Court of the Btate declared these
40 ueemstltuttonal. This amount, which has hereto.
e em gne to the schools, will have to be supplemented,
y ecoatltutional amendment, suggested In another
ttea ofa this message, or by the establishment of more
dlk rits throughout the State, as now authored
M O~ tlttiton. Referring to school distrlets, your
tl lvlted to the fact that, ader the present
the trustees of the school distrlk t are not allowed to
&U d tlet, for the purpose of buIldMlg a school house.
M a d pedleit and also eces ary, it would be well
toe CmoMtitutlon, so as to permit the bonding
re the weetion of aehool heses. Thib s an
f deinremeat nl dvlleation, consmquotly there are
mlt. As these school hoses aae to be wed for
as welV as the pmresst, them io Wo asos why
Ieal a It lp to p hftr tm.
O i IH SCHOOLS 0FR AOH COUN TY
_a of mepW, come s n ad a high
Sask wltS a little pltle beom n
am a weii It Ii knll Mtk tha
d POWe Imhttm be a to
r m B l Seh e la their tIeetl
i OeiitutlierN ft Ito si D.,


.A p aad o fat m* a

L


with their civil duties. The duties of the Brigade co.m-
mander In peace should be diminished, instead of being
Increased. This recommendation is not concurred in.
MORE LIBERAL LIBEL LAW.
Freedom of the press is the bulwark of the freedom of
a free people. A more liberal libel law is recommended.
GOOD ROADS.
Full Power to Counties to Assess Taxes for RBods.
In my Inaugural address, attention was invited to the
number of miles of good roads built by the several cos.-
ties at their own expense. The suggestion was made that
It would hardly be fair to tax thee coautles by State
taxation, for the purpose of building good roads In ether
counties. Good roads are good roads for the farmer, and
for others, including the politicians. It Is reomm -hs.l
that general laws be passed whereby contles eam avall
themselves of the privileges of raising such taee as tN a
may deem advisable.
STATE BOARD OFP HBEAIH.
Full Authority Over Infeetlous and Comtagious Diseage
-8tate Board of Health to be "Depart.eut of Health
of Florida"-Home tor O suumptivea Ored by Dr.
J. B. Ern l-Improvemeta Worth RmM.0-4alte
Board of Health emieminmaM Amee --epte-Pmai.a
Requested to Sped 10,000.00 a Year In Coaset6es
Theewwith.
A highly lantertang ad valmble report is _W-l"il
by the tafte Bod of Health Itis to kpu f itbetet
the eane did met summary theat tem l seL h
Mdisowllm ;-e.-ada:--, tIme me ..mem-me,
atite osmotI be fm emut i t ti tw |b
il astal o esastlem a" lsm iiuim
mIan heibes ammis SiM t
1s1111 be 6s hdAm b em smf

mU heb WINNOW 1" es ~ i =6
.9 A*'


and 4


Te ImpB to e worth t
Dr. hose, ab Imll pIry, oale re i d



Tets ae ud for the accomedatlsM of the
though it "i popased to build tages1 at
ewith for theoi loe tf"Hwpm.sit,
Dr. En th few oaks. this poptn


to the l tate Board of Health, fworthe ute of1M



provided the Board will appropriate adequate tdl
carry on the experiment a sufficient length of time
prove its practicability. The State Board of Health Nees .,
mends: That the generous offer of Pr, Ennis be ac
priation, or to gave permission to the 8tate Boatl 0
and that the coming Legislature be asked for an appl.
fTealth to expend at least $10,000 a year, or so -u
thereof as may be necessary, to demonstrate wheth.r.i
inst'tution conducted upon a plan for the open air trst-,
ment of cogyUmption. can be successfully conducted to tl
benefit and cure Of this class of disease."
HOSPITAL 1Q11 THE INSANE.
Addition of Two Internes or Clin!'."al Assistants andVIC
citing Staff-Certain Im provements.
The Board of Commisjoners of State Instit4ti6l0, evS
listing of the Governor and entire Cabinet, have ta
steps to provide two Internes, or clerical assistants, e
the Hospital. They are to. be graduate physicians. It is
also learned that two such can be obtained for about the
price paid a nurse. In addition to these, there as a Chief
arid Assistant Physician. The Board also passed the
following resolution: That after April 1st, 1909, tbees
shall be appointed a visiting staff for the Florida Hosptld
for the Insane, to consist of not more than seven reputale,
Florida physicians, each of whom shall be an expert l
the special field for which he is appointed. The member
of the Visiting Staff shall serve without pay, but their
traveling expenses and entertainment, while at the Hoe-I
pital, will be defrayed by the State.
The Superintendent recommends certain improvement W ,
the cost to aggregate $32,900. The necessities for
expenses will be determined by the visiting committee,
be appointed by the Legislature.
ADVERTISING THE REaOURCE OF THE rSTAi
It recommended that at least $5,000 or mote be ap
propriated, to be used by the Commfsioer of Agriculltmw 7
f'or advertising the resources of the State, under sok re
itrictions as the Legislature may deem proper.
TOWN AND CITY CHARTERS.
Oharter to be Amended by the Council, Subect, to e ier*

Much time of the Legislature is unally taken up Is
the consideration of town and city charters. a1r mea
areM affect the local interests of the various nue of'
he Legislature. They are usually of meore ipertames to
hem, than general legislation that affect the t entin ge,
It is recommended that an act be passed, by whleht the
arenof charters can be amended by the conusells the
alousn towns and c ites, the same to be sbmitted to
he qualified electors a a referendum. This Is uat -:.
dly a better plan of safgugardln the Inturesotim e th
itopleg of the varls towns and elties, thanem the i-wu.
manner of paying any old bill, whleh may be labtedmeee,
rithout giving It any attention whatever. *
SILVER SERVICE OR BATTLESHIP FAORIDA. ,
The battleship Florida, beiog buiet, wil r be outh
bout J aune or July, 111. It is uualm to ppe
ally 5,000o, or mor fee a silver service, to Ha '
o the Inp,named t ho r of nthe S s tat
LOBBsYIO.
tbbyl ing l Gem ral--oe yg by the t atae
laptu ed
It would be well to eat la e bt0v ol orebiita
wrutpra ties t ememu b g, or in op t1ts t ,wo


apportof, laws or paud*ag 60%iowoin
0or In suppor t .1 chme agait the Statskad
sMalUtie frthe vielatbs m o& uk lw.
It wmuldbe mWelto pmameaactq g.
MIMkn lewbhig unlwful171 liphe weI.Ihs
Wmabeo ow R4,14 b M sbw as dharm lu%
mrasb rntati q I at d eu*aiaftft or


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ftaft toom


om "mom Is* .00 ansi mo
?Ik iI Ardaw I Iat twosa *a hel0.T
monary sM, I. mabmury
b flseb La.heh.., he dl.s areld a legl hot
) *i


i nftia showed a1tmas toward the Sftt
goet in th an latoe ft the prtnadph, a
elaery ln to united Mates: "A h.. divieW
if mnant stand,." 0 "om eve have en
tetipti i iser to preserve tb cals. W
eoprap, fworttede, self-dlal, -ad deviotion t
t thoa who wore th gray. We naturally feel mor
toward thes, because they wen blood of on
We suffeed with them, and we naturally glory li
i aorievemroents. We mumt also appreciate the sam
SInthors who wore the blue. The record made b:
bth varies Is now our eommou heritage. Many veteran
1 the Unito army and their relatives and sympathizer
h se parehased property in our State, and are interest
e the development of our resources. Thousands of rel
Sltivea of those who wore the blue are visitors to ou
. State. 'There is no other Southern State which has bette
Seasons for taking the initiative in this matter, thai
! Florida. Some have said let some Northern State fira
act toward recognizing some Confederate chieftain. Ther
is so Northern State in which one-tenth the reasons exist
Sor such action toward recognizing some Confederab
chieftain, as there exists in Florida for the action recomi
vL46nded. Besides, Abraham Lincoln was President of th
' United States. As such it was his duty to defend and pro
serve the Union. Had he lived, le would undoubtedly hay
4 been in fact, as well no in name, the President of the whole
United States. His untimely death was a great blow t
:outhland, and consequently to the United States.
SRELIEP F ROBERT II. ROESCII, CLERK OF THI
C COURT. MANATEE COUNTY.
CIRCTJ I the Circuit Court in and for Ma;i
At the fall.terin 'at "tuller was in attendance as
htee County, one C. 11 ,-
Witness in'a criminal cae, ftching been request t
come from Seattle, Washington, !o te*, in an important
case. He was paid by the Clerk of the Cirltit Courl
Robert H. Roesch. with the approval o0 the presidan
Judge, J. B. Wall, $434.50. Afterwards, the ttorne.
General held that only mileage from the Florida line tu
Bradentown and return, including pwr diem for attend
asce on court, could be allowed out of the appropriation
re jurors and witnesses. In consequence, $364.20 was de
by the Comptroller from the amount allowed the
IS k. The Comptroller recommends that the same bl
Said; in which recommendation I concur.
INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT FUND.
Status of the Lands Held by the Trustees of the Internal
M Improvemeit Fund-The Nature of the Compromises
or Real Estate Deals by thewTrustees With Claimants
Holding Through Legislative Land Grants to Railroad
Companies-The Acreage Now Claimed by Railroad
OCmpanies-The Number of Acres Now Held by the
Trustees-The Besiduary Interest in All Lands Held
-by the Trustees is Now Vested in the State Board of
dwcation.
Prior to the administration of Governor Jennings, it
a the policy of the administration to deed lands to the
qwdbus railroad compsales, in accordance with the terms
-4 their charter, whidh had been granted them by the Leg

During his administration (see pae 27, VoL 5, Min-
ute of the Trustees of the Interal Improvement Fund
t the State of Florida) he suou a ed the following prop-
tlons, l reasons ier not complying with the various
esllead charters, deeding lande to railroads.
October 28, 190, at mest the Trustees of the
wabreal Improvement Fund. after reciting the Act of
SMS Septmbse 28, 1860, ceding the swmup lands
f the State of Florida, and the Act of the legislature
S41 State of Florida Sf January 6, 18M, reacting the
^ .4 of Tiessaa, solutloas were unnimoasly adopted.
Sbetannee of whin i as follow: "That th trte
S rt their rights and defend the title to th landa
-d and Irrevocaby vwstd in t5em for the purpems
S e mt eeth, of reclaiming said lands by musas of
t, nd 4ial;" that the tr tee"had so legal right,
1qr pew to Mw thmit memesems by mea t
V Iuelrurmsts st writing, or ebllptloms other
dsl ---adeeds a_-mqi th legal title to Iamb
1 t- Ml a_-ll eart ilat oo, ether InMe unts
1 s g tuem I e and the esm are hereny de

a* sevb|d s meal." W


..... s-e -Aml a t a to the l

Obb mIW ,Acto f
s o
S4^ saw a


|i*h latft s t in- eb feets, or e "tsMetoai
IOAu, r *bUi noM lat by the t"rutees at aid
f4d, prieto those 4ats Mpest.
Do"uring te aw psP f UN thene various mwaMs be-
ese a tactor in the dectwe a s d aftesesftl candidate for
Goveresr. The LA. N BaRftead havtag mucesded to the
lada d land Vants of the Isemola A Atlaat Ball .
read Co., broht silt i the trustee of the I. 1.
Fund, ezxorsnr W. B Jailap benag the attorney fo*
the trust. O. the u" t hear of the eaeu May %,
iWt, ths caM was de eu apste the trutees. Pleading
the appeal t the trates, tho their attorney, made a
empromi e with the U A N. Railroad Co. Practically,
they went iato the real estate bsiolaw. They deeded the
railroad company 374,K4 acra of land, situated in Lee
County. In addition to this they gave the railroad comn
pany 113,96.3 for the remaining claim of the railroad
company to 1,0021428 acres, being approximately
90.10 a-8 per acre for their claim. Thlia lalm was as
signed to the State Board of Education. The amount of
land is given by the Commissioner of Agriculture, on page
53 of hise report for the year 1908. This differs slightly
from the acreage stated by the aild attorney in his report.
The claims of certain other railroads had been purchased
by the Winner Land Company. The 4 unmes of theme rail
road companies a ppear on page 644 of the Seventh Volume
of the Minutes of the Tiustees of the Internal Improve-
ment Fund.
The aggrigate number of acres given on this page, 544,
differs slightly from the number of acrn given in the Re.
port of the (1omiiissioner of Agriculture for 1908. Prom
the Rleport of the commissioner r of Agriculture the num-
her of acrrs conveyed to the Stnte Boanrd of .unntion,
1n 1.83'5,947.57 aeros,
Sec. 4, Art. 12, of the Constitution provides: "That 25%
of the sales of public lands which are now or may ,Vlire
after be owned by the State" shall become a part of thi
State chioiij Fund." This was in the C1.stitution of


Appdm~as u tedll t blati a
0A101Weofabe&WeI tdlewe m a
FWm. On a tAbst.42Art. d eata i eetut es a part of te Stats he i
rom the Beport of the BeeNtary tf M
the Inter oal q I noforad to f" tit em-
"June 1, Ito, A. Doptt was appoelte1 uMu
Pted by the United Stae Jam asd 4
seauritie, ete., were rded trMned ver Mto
that time until about October 1, 1881, the mtb
met of the ancal afire of the trustee was tI
of the court, administered by this neeher,
of the court The destruction of the belidlag
which the court records were kept la J
pltely deatroying ll the record thereof,
possibility of obtaining information from that
The want of proper records here prevented the
tion an to the proceeds of th sale of lanom4 w .id
period. Hence it was determined to c6tame
October, 1881, and list all the land sold for eash, fwk
date to Febrary 5, 1906, the last date mentioned 6
resolution called for by the trustees."
"During the period last named the entire proceed
the Disaton sales were disbursed in the payiet
coupons and interest, adjudged by the United states
to be due, hence the money received from that sale 1
included in the statement of cash sales, from whleh
25% may be set apart, under the Consutitution of t SLS
"Entries made on account of commissions for as
and patenting land, on account of railroad and canal
grants, and on account of drainage and canal out
for which no cash consideration was received, an
eliminated.
*"The total amount received from October 1, 1881,
February 5, 1908, so far as it has been D"sible to
tain. in pursue" of the resolution of the trnRs kj
.u.ng the course above outlined, is 982,A03.4.
amount is subject to reduction, on account of
tures made by the trustees, in liquidating indebted
contracted under Act of 1855, prior to 1868, for Inteo4a
bonds. judgments, etc., which expenditures were nece
in order to release the land from the encumbrance plaS
thereon by the terms of the Act of 1855, Chap. 010, SI |
the Luws of Florid.


18i4., nnd is in the present Constitution. This provision .)It appears that prior to 1901 practically all of
had long been neglected. I funds received by the trustees were used in discbar6l
(n Febriiaury 5, l8IS. upon the request of the Governor, this Ino'C'tedness, which was a lien on the land, l
I he Attorney General rendered an opinion, "holding in Act of 1855, cet such funds as were used in oavl
effect tlat the provision of the Constitution referred to .itrpe'vs to rpip.re "i ie tife, an th .iij
llpplied to the ln.d sof the erna I oveet Fud;" mental expenses connected with the selection, ina
"the recognition of this claim of the State Board of Edd.' meinti Ii mnl of the land. Hence the amount of
cation ulginst the Internal Improvement Fund was con- sales from October 1. 1,MI, to February 5, 1908, has bes
sidered an important feature and largely influenced the divided nto two parts, a follows: .
adjustment and settlement of claims by the trustees of Prom Oct. 1, 1881, to Dec. 31. 1900 ..........94 ,8 S
the Internal Improvement Fund and conveyances to the rom Jan. 1, 1901, to Feb. 5, 1908. .
Fro Jan 1, 1901, o Feb. 5 1908 .........


School onara under saia settlements." The roregoing is
quoted from page 545, Vol. 7, of said minutes.
On page 593, Report of the Commissioner of Agricul-
ture, the number of acres of State lands on hand Janunr)
1, 1909, is as follows:
Swamp .................... .1,531,162.82
I. I. proper .................. 5,700.32
School ........................ 255,548.05
Seminary ........................... 444 .86


1,792,856.05
In the Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture, pp
575, it appears that the lands claimed by railroads, and
not deeded, aggregate 5,093,587.26. This does not include
the claims of several other railroads having land grants
but which have not put in their claims. Of these claims, the
claims to 1,855,947.57 acre have been trabufeored to the
State Board of Education, leaving ,2f87,69.60 acres still
claimed by the railroads. The total number of acres of
swamp lands, as shown from the statement above given,
January 1, 1909, by the trustees, are 1,581,162.82 acres It
will be remembered that in all the legislative grants, there
wa a provision to the effect that each grant was subject
to prior grants. The transference of thee claims to the
State Board of Education does not .hitate against the
claimed of those railroads which have resved o lands. If
the railroad d companes, having prior claim, had reeived
these lands, than there would have bes no lands with
welch to satisfy the suba quoent claimants. It thus ap
pere af thatthisprior, superior and hrred" ehlaim of
the Stat Board of Edulation to 1,8 M6J. acres of land
Is beater than the total acreage now remlaining in the
Fund, and therefore there wilH be no lad tft for suabe
Iqueat clmant" Pap 43, Vol. T, Minute of the Ti
te of the nlaternal Improveisat 4Fu. The Truste s of
the I. L Fund havel itreited te *Seetary to make a re
pt, owing the number of Sern of lsad esold sila the
adeptid of the stitutlos of 1r and th price per
am. mndfrm which the N l Funh d would be eattl
to 5%. Tbhe full epert w be submitted to you in a
eoal m AMMN mendned saft this report I
am pUMae
./e anall /I a1 1*-4 t-r ili s .ai -a

dith Se Sbx S f atieud i n mt W
SaSsM to b ta oI -S at IMAW p 1,6
~S~^ail l, o P- v f lap ,BB4


Total ................................... Bo m .
"There could be no sales of lands within the meaalfg
the Constitution of 1868, until the prior liens, c4 eie
Act of 1855, had been removed, and therefore the
Fund was not entitled to any percentage, except ia
made from January, 1901, to February 5,19M0, 6 dM
quent thereto. The figures given for the perd i
January 1, 1901, to February 5, 1908, show a
the amount upon which the 25% xed by the
of 1868 may be allowed to the School Fund." A mal
ised statement may give a different result. The
is condensed from the Report of the Secretary of thf
tee of the Internal Improvement Fund, March 2,
Under the compromise, or land trade, made by
trustees, reference to which is more fully met aJ*
page 40, there was paid on December 9, 1907, tthe Ul
Railroad Co., $115,6.95. Thenr wr ulellarly
February 25, 1908, to the Wisner Land Co., ftA
Total, 9131,393.52.


There have been paid to the 8tate Bchool Board i
the following amounts:
Nov. 17, 1908-- % of sale from Feb. 5, 19 to A

Jan. 28, 1900-25% of male from Sept 1,196, to
81, 190S-rW,123.40. -
Feb. 8, 1909-25% of sale during January,

Mare 8, 1909-2% of saleM during February, 1 .,


The cah payment of the transference et the elaims
under etai railroad charters and pa t topla
State Board of Edacation agrepted Sp BlIS
was paid out for land the residuary title a wto
in te tate Board of gentle. ThI op
1% of $ 78,34, baeaf the ament ltuitm
ale from January ,1" to w Im
the trustees are new tremhrlna 1%
elmed tem the lie to the Stale ear et
the poely ar te psuned, umnt n em .
miie b ase qmi wiaOp Im. p
se m fftt ah Ia f
40 ;iet Ate MA*u,9tt t^ ^ ^











|Bl Wlbv^.PVh ,w.M-,*o Kto Mo o0 Cot-
4To st to tara 196.
K At*0009 port, iing todrWai p atiope is
| WItY of Pert LaUdeuAiie, i herewith submitt:
S"MaIrckb h12, 1909.
A. W. Oilchrist:
"m> ilng with yor order wired me March 9, by Mr
4 A. Melntosh, Jr., the Secretary of the lntarni I-
| urmet Pmud, I beg to hand you hberewith a tabulatsd
.Mt of the work of each dredge since they bequn, up

OClumn of 'ests' include all working expenses, repair*,
ad supplies, and are ascertained each month for pre-
edhlag mouth, all bills belong reported to me for that
S irpues by the purhasing agent, Mr. B. A. Bryan.
Is this statement, the costs for February cannot be
e ta, as the bills for that month have not yet been re-
S ported to m.
p nh it ms to my that it is not practicable to separate
S e of rock digging from dirt digging, both being done
S gether and the rock being very Irregular.
Work of IWedp Okeecbobee, April 1, 1907 to February
1 ,1909:


Rock
y Tear. eC. ya.
* 0 mm 1o01.. 170,000
3 3 1"8.. 200,000
JA. l9m... 5.ooo


Earth
co. yda.
13,414
64,421
100,564


Mb. IM0... 14,133 30,000


Total
en. yds.
303,414
666,431
106.884
866.749
46,133


cost
per I
Cost, cu. yd.
b20o,s9.1. 10.2c
28.21.76 Sic
3,l .03 3.71e
652,716.74 S.Osc
--ot stated-


lflgtb
feet
10,16
24,311

40,361
2.659


"The figure for February, 1909, are given for informa.
tea, but are not included in the totals, as cost could not
be stated.
eIangth of south canal, with branch, Feb. 1, 7 miles
Sad 3,9Jt feet. Average coast per cu. yd., 6.09 cents.


9 "Work of Dredge

L Rock
k Year. cu. ydu.
f M. 1,"... 63,000
AM 1,... 95,139
r a i190... ......


Everglades, July 4, 1906, to Feb. 1,


Earth
cu. yd.
114,14
651,780
71.964


Total
cu. yds.
83,455
100,791
560,930
71,964
987,190


Cost.
* 7,706488
265,599.156
5,902.49
32,49.11
$61,741.53


9 09........ 40,000 40,000


Cost
per Length
cu. yd feet
9.3c 3,661
I1SC 9,768
4.80e 21.924
3.46c 4.048
6 26c 39,401
3.,20


"'Lagth of north canal, with branch, Feb. 1, 1909, '7


aiUe "441 feet. Average coast per cu. yd., 6.25 cents.
"February not included, because I have not yet


the


"Respectfully,
"JOHN W. NEWMAN,
"Engineer in Charge."
; T total length of the two canals dug to March 1,
II was 15.1 mile, each of the two canal being approx-
etly seven and one-half miles long. These canals ared
A bet wide by 10 feet deep. The total cost of operating
SNewman's figures, is 114,478.57. The aver-
W es-t per mile is $7,591.36. The total outlay by
Me, aon account of operating dredges, Including coast
.q two new dredges, is 0377,642.72. By comparing the
>hti per cubic yard of the work done by the Evergladee,
"b Jasuary, 1909, in which there was no rock excavated,
l -At 8.4 ecenta, with the cost of the work done In 1907,
, 8t It was part rock and part dirt, the cost being 8.51
SUnit per yard, the natural Inference is that the remainder
of the work will be done more cheaply. It will not, how.
k am, be done proportionately more cheaply, because, as
St eanals inresset in length, the coet of the transporta-
i. es of materials, provisions, fuel, etc., proportionately
buewaaes. However, it is safe to say that the average cost
work will be more cheaply done, than heretofore,
to the fact that there will not be so much rock.
t will be observed that the dredge Everglades com.
r sced work July 4th, 1906. It is digging a eannl on the
esatinastion of the North Fork of New River, to Lake
seehobee. To February lot, 1009, thin canal had been
sat nearly seven and a half miles. It in working with :i
4 t fore only. During the month of January, where
| lee was no rock. It cut about four-ffths of a mile. From
laudedale to Lake Okeechobee, the distance is esti
to be about fifty miles.
The Dredge Okeechobee commenedl work in April, 1907.
sese both a day and a night force. It hnas cut some
Mhat over seven and a half miles. It is working in the
tion of the Mouth Fork of the New River. It :s
a tention of the Trustees to have this dredge con
itM course for about six miles la a wetward direm
#at which point It will turn southeaastwa dly toward

dredges have Just been completed at Tampa, Fla.
use Olo hatcheM was towed up the Caloomahatche.
Tmph a NMarch a 190w. It is the lateentio
h avet t 4 wok its way ito
Af t ter Omeeebee, it is 1-
H a Iw Masao A tmse sau th.
thMof the ma* bealg et tewerd
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Co-m ie.-A~ t of 199? Antherttog Aypalaftuq
Another Oem iein-.-Wilam Waum i-(rft--
of Two C"etaMMt- al Covetios Declaring T-m
Frandulest and Inebtive.
The following brief story of the ed Indian War
Claims In submitted for your comidratlem:
On April 10, 19 6 Mr. Kaigt, of 01trw County, latro-
dued ia the Home of Reprserntatives, Home Bill No. 72:
A bill to be entitled An Act to provide far e-amitles
and settlement of elaim against the State of Florida for
services rendmed and supplies furtosed durig the la
Seminole Indian War; to provide tr appoatment of a
Commission to invstigate and adjudite suto ch claims;
to provide maaner of payment, and to make appropriate
tions to carry ame into effect.
Mr. Knight's bill provided "That the filling in evideee
of a warrant of the Comptroller of the State of Floida,
or the production of duly authorized mftat rolls how-
ing enrolled service, shal be takes and deemed by sald
slq )umla,,p g JO1 A15 *| lass lgepipeaum q oql
'IppiJo P e o NlP o 1 o doo ll Jo ; em op ~o a
'aq iw s ea9 q aI 'llj Jasaum eq Lq amaoqs se seaus
pallejua .q j o solpidmoa q a -I J o soauppe a pelg
) jusaa 1*UJlpo Iq; jo S alJ p q; wojoj mane Jd u
jWd uaAn jo i sq) O INamujaq easui 'noseam gp W
-Jasul pus wldpapd jo sunowu eaq) o n pjauu jlqm q41A
wqpaXoi 's qjuos p pJoaw eq) *9 IpVl e o joBamO)o
qoan 'svp ol jo aJeg eq) asuljuw aldWqa s iAu I paw
seaf s el aum eq1 ) l9 spplp pas mpqio I uodn end lqse
uolesimmoe oq aAsaqi,, usq) pepjAOjd jaoqnjj 1
'000'910j uoq e9; eqf BOJ aAq IPlnoIIA IIq sjq e Jo
alMeud eq) 'pup Ip )lnoqu asB nqg oq9 ;q poplAoid aq
ol ,wouapjA ;awadmoa,, aq) sV ,y,' liuWjov p.aso us
aqsmu pow seaUwwlsp aql Joj pug llwqs njaUolsimmoo pe e
Oq4 'PileAU| pas ai9l| | a 9a9mes aql wq4 ouaaplA uaad
-moo 4q Aoqse au o 9 g 9qI **Mian pou 'saluia jo ;41IPiA
aq) jo ejuapjA opuj-saimjd as asauoMasimmoo jo p.vog
warrant upon the Treasurer of the State of Florida for
the full amount of the principal and interest so found to
be due."
On May 10, 1906, the said bill came up upon its second
reading, as a special order. Mr. Gilchrist, of DeSoto,
offered the following amendment: "They shall also ex-
amine into the service of those who entered into the
service of this State, or the service of the Confederate
States from this State, during the war between the States.
If any have not been paid properly they shall so report,
stating amount due them." Mr. Knight, of Citrus, moved
to lay the amendment on the table, but by a vote of 18
to 42 Mr. Knight's motion was not agreed to, after which
the amendment offered by Mr. Oilchrist was agreed to.
After the adoption of other amendments, Mr. Gilchrlst.
of Defoto, moved to indefinitely postpone House Bill No.
72, which motion to indefinitely postpone was agreed to
by a vote of 89 to 90.
On May 11, 1905, Mr. Gilebrist, of Deloto, Introduced
in the House of Representatives House Bill No. 401:
"A bill to be entitled An Act constituting the Governor.
the Attorney General and the State Treasurer a Board
of Commissioner to examine Into and report upon the
claims against the State arising from moneys received
by the State on account of Indian War claims." (Pair
912, House Journal. 1905.)
Mr. Gilchrist's bill was enacted into law, becoming
Chap. 5451. Acts of 1906, which provided that 'The
Governor, Attorney General and Treasurer are hereby
constituted a Board of Commlmioner@ to examine into
all rialoms In which it is et forth that 'the State of Florida
has recelvod money from the United States In the ettle-
sent of Indian War claims, which money the Stilate ha
never paid out, and which is now Juastly due to the
claimants.'"
el tiom n 2 provided that "It shall be thne duty of the
('ommlloner to make such examination into the claims
an they may deem best, etc."
The Comwniuion provided for by the Act of 100B. Chnp.
4l1. consiating of the Governor, the Attorney General
*nd the Treasurer. made its report to the Legialature of
1907, in which it sat up and described a large number of
"laims which were submitted to them, and made the fol-
lowing observations:
"The claims which have been filed with the Board, in-
cluding interest at aven per cent. from Jan. 1, 1858.
iggreffte about 9225,000.00.


"No proof was submitted by any of the claimants.
which, in the opinion of this Board, eetabllahed the fact
that the claims submitted, or any of them, form any
part of the Btate's claim agalast the United States, for
which the State received payment.
"We think that the Legislature should provide by law
for the appointment 'f a Cemmiselo, and vest it with
the power to her and lavestigate all claims against the
State o asecoaut of expenses icumred i the suppreesion
of Indisa hettlitiee sloe Ja. 1, 18469, and authbod
seo CUmma Bee to empl the ervica of Mehk p8reo
a it m'e 1inseeary M to me s espes of all the StaWo
veMdme nw fin a all the Departmemt of W.r
aim tohe Sq I Wus kam es gLi M IsP1t of it M




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of t~. United iet.e to e is of #'M. -



what evidence aud dats he e O with gat
statement of the aht for the at
and the United States ,imeit ftIgihs
services in the years 185, '5,U, Sand M
report to the Commleission which early 1ummlmnb
" went to Washgton straggly b Ie n that

not all, the claims which are beaIg ms asg
State for service saubesatsmeea, p r-
etc. had been included in the statement by te

therefore felt that the State 'treery held rme y
really belonged to many, f not all, of these
but upon inve tigation, made as ind withd above, I

sool coNmefed tht thes Eteme, s e swust esad abani
Sot bees Encuded et the esoo ee b tt
and t the United Gotve 1mtes.
during the years of the Indian hostilities, 1855, ', i

there were certain companies organlid s derd b a
report to the C tate goveraim ent, for the pi o







preming such hostilities, which compe a awe La
form received and enrolled i.nthe service of t p'tS
rtat s. Payment of the e regularl.y eholl e
was made by the W.tate, and sutrch pnymbets aftewa
became the basis of the State's laim ang t *th Unald-
State for erica A r mt.








It appears, further, from evdence on fie in the ,Optiy'
Floridthat there were other compUnited Saes, ia t he t .








Guards, with various numbers of citisems aN members,
with more or less regular organisations, wlehh
however, were never receivd or enellel, or
in the service of the Btate, or of the Un ted Sts. ,

a lare number of State warrants welnreat ed s l

of the alpegd services rendered by seuk tqnIre .la
panes, sad there are public and offiSal earpes of e isd
having existed I. the issu of such wanutse, as ewI
danced by the ofheial documents which have beens se
amited to former Indian War lClaims Commislsos, t o.

former Legislatures. '.
It seems to be settled, fron the record C of all the etflee
and comemisions, that such claims foorgan rm no part
basis of settlement between the State of lorJld
the United States goirnment, which h was ecoa uded

adjusted in 190, and that the 8tate of Plorida has
received from the United States governmce oft any
tawhichtes. Payment of tusedn ruym tof uchno ll ms. ,













bursement of money actually paid out, and no elhim as
actually paid in cash by the ttate was allowed Ina s
settlement. The e is probably one exceptim al ei tb
of Lieutenant Alderman Carlton, to which your atte d
will be invited. This is not a part of the Wiln the a waJ
ranat. The claims represented by the Williamse of
or Bluore Srip, were all rejected by the United
government, and the State never received oa eeanst Jo
In the nt of ch claims from the government, or
other source that after the
Th lae warrants pon whStaichte thewarra numerous cla
ofased were ued by comptroller B. C. Williams,
ane At of the General Assembly approved ehrM

1t61.

gained by the people of the State of Plorldat, a
adjuon aembled, That the Act of the Flora.l


approved February 8,1861. and entitled 'As Aet
vide for payment of the Florida Voluates, ad s
who have not bee paid tr services aetialy
the State of Florida In the last war with the
Indians,' be and the same is hestby w p peal
payment of an wervea bdue* r the gooe#NOW.
*Wd Act be suspode d .
Durhg the sme Ometi to 4 l00
repeallng ordMIseaS, ste a M
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UIu*Mtual WPd under Chapter 5603 of the
rim da to Aet the crrext psam of the State
m4 for buidlap aMd repel for sid ad b,
bi o State Usivsity, the Florida w maste Ool
AIMld, Dea f ad Dumb Imntitute and the Oolord
feboil, the tSea of 17Io0,11148, out of whUeb
Sb em dmlb -d the san of $20,732.68, leaving
S Mapaed st tht date, 8,s78.75.s
lottw appropriatlo has also bees held ht t1
Oeeral to be ebjet to the provisolos of OChap
Sof tohe Laws of lorida, but tboe umrnt gpMi,
M other espses as wer demed by the Board
Ms Iutlttloms to be actually Mesary, were paid
e authority of said Board.
*0"amtd deaelkaole in the appropriations made
r etaem of 1907 to Jtne 0, 1900, are as follows:


printing an d adrtsium& estimated.
' omed Ow hawing to payterfo
do the us prntngt the Eqilature of
.A A' 81 settee of Oldeiteon won.

*~3wi~of r~MANIntimatd Isdo
1, to beomIseosIn eafletlemad
lf antkl u, stmted deblesc


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to Increase ln boaM before the ourt..... MUW0M
BNepectfully yeous,
"A. 0. OOOM,
"Comptroller, Bttat of FPlorda.'
The excess of appropriations over receipts ap-
pears to be ............. ............. ..1. 612.3


The following are actual accrued deficits:
Publication of Ooutitutional amenedants....$
Amount of appropriation for collection of rev.
eanu ... ........ *. .. .
Malntenaee of Lunatics ...................
Appropriatio for jurors and witnesses.......
Railroad Oommaau on reports and accrued
deficit of ....... .. .. *.. .. ...


50000.0


30,000.0


Total actual er defcits..............4122^00.00
If, in providing fo the actual a eered deatea, theI Le
islature provMld or tbh payment of thex em of appro
pristlw over the total amount to be perldd
for, ln aiuies to cme t &xpees ftr the two esma
yeMar, and for the o amounts to be appopriate, will

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nent four times. He alsm served
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(emabett. the Prmeb patret, ad
but m ey. How he eamr )e telt
other to ebidbood is told t a wuter:
"It appes that Gambetta bed seb a
diUike to golg to sebool that he me
to hi tthter that less toe wwa t0t1
fmi eemot be would pokea teo f is
*Fe out. "us father tae nled ea i bb
mntag tes at school, wheerepea (m-
bett d6M # he had thrmatfmd to d
emd asm Jo father mrmomntlrme watb
him be gMold tht I h father meat lim
beak asle to sebool be woMlM pWs the
ether eye e -t. Beb a deatmisn
ebar cer was bhe that ble fthe bead
flmaly to give way to him."
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A lett tbo who had bou preled
a watb to a a mto Im.lto wat
bowed a tMndemy t" r vet to he
5-t- t wsoith a fa euea w b NJtMy
*eMsam the paUmsof ats b e s-
ter. "It *you ywatb* a sa Is oa
saftun MeNt m--ales at pespes, wbh
as&b ember at the d ftal ed a
NO1. veue, thm wbw demweol a"vb hib
as to Ad Is. WpaOet with hi eb e ad
spotted. "What I my sate yew" I y
ato an, Watehr'
A Weinmet Pfe.s.
No words ea eapes- the tosh t -
fvieM ov" aneed tmeuem ad te per-
et trUet sNa hppe- aet ast gr
wa fees as be s bSi d lat s ae
ot her heaoba*-sad mlel. Os
bhdav impres sw =pm g 4w disad
fees away. bat that swet emrne
t"am 1mslas stamped I a Wsimy
tover.-Wyae LusaU e eade.


U.amd am a' too
0Cma,-Ill give yo asa 11 m~l
Wky b a amulie a inupettl ToM-
Oftk up. 0m-WP, hd us s
dews thea Poo* swe* an ever q
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The Old QOw-Ina dopft ga *a$,t
uloal amores anyou ftas siwaftp
m0d Jam=lomm wtna. Es11W 4
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peuumtO tU*tWilkbleroI *5k!-A

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Dip lea Wieds"* Imem otrebo,
wea. Mr. CoaulleMr. ELPeckam
904410 Dumble..Any Adiltims mat is
to this lost Will be reoded to the
serldmt s C~ Tfibuma

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od smoof th met elldestof the
State e sm In losemly looking aftw
tho dmeaaMl interest of Florid he
is ieame b see thm following reesm.
modastioes em ited lito laws. They
Wer passed at the M Owet State Tecb.-
e Amedo tli b wab a Mt is Lke City:



a ipelal tax for the Mout and main-
teimas of the Rua e ieor

Sthe mltinatai for
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me sea Stodyt of tho Uso.,
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Whereas Sub oletanso by th
Fedm roermernma att this time whi
tw varou edertiopun force eof th
State are making oeh oumeet eiffrt
tv better tie r ltural eondltilM
would result i s fttbstoee t
whole State, therefore. be it
Resolved. Pirst:-That the Conty
Suppritewtndet and High School Pria-
elp s. a omvattion ambled, do
heWreby *eet our Seuat.O and
Ropllm"Tiiv to re the RMfo of
t-Davis bill or similar o06.
A btlleto bo etltd sasat t smemd
SepitieM of thefenral stoate f

A iltobe entitled an set to amend
BSatoes 1, of Cbhapter w ? of the r
A stattest of th Bateo of PloriaM, R
tio to the establishment of kiadergae
torM Twoe are omeo buildag
dfseam ptpoM in theBs
t ame nwot with adequate .an
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t oeard, Bf the County opor
teaeat sod High Sebreol Pr palS,
thatM we quest lMogislatur to ro-


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e ingth, is omitted from th eroeFe-dg
of the omvmeation as hereo pibm-hed.
A Wb to be titled a Mt w amead
Settle. U6. 38, af el guerl
state of the tate of l m t
to Me eertlfleaton of teashoe, th
ra wd e -rfea-.._____ earti
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oi lnt fndo =
AJlle be ntotledmd aut*muMd
Beolliml of the Jaem" stah"e of
th0o to rf r roelatiag to iWe
rnSrod ThaT t this oavwtioa em-
dUoes emtly uniformity of text books.
Tlted That this oovet b-
eW it Florida shbld have tho
toz ttext-book as well as to bet
Rolved, That a o- of these roe
btiem be -eat to the ooraor d to
*A member of the legislature.
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Of Orange County.
om6 A. B. Newton was born
Ip Wamba county, Miss., about
iwm- ago. He was brought
p a farm, and educated in
a blic schools and academy
!mt county.
S. e early years of his life he
qit in teaching, beginning his
asr principal of a school at
age of nineteen. At twenty-
be was elected Superintend-
ed Public Education in which
be served his county dur-
a tem of two years.
the past seventeen
Sr. Newton has been liv-
J Winter Garden, Orange
Florida, being the pio-
merchant of that place. He
i fso r several years agent
tM Atlantic Coast Line and
Tamres and Gulf Railroads.
A ardent Democrat. Mr.New-
believes in Jeffersonian sim-
economy in public affairs,
a favoritism towards any
or individual. His latest
We service was rendered as
tial Elector on the Par-
Ow and Davis ticket.
m STATE IMsIGRATION.
IT True Democrat has continually
MbtAd that one great need of Fluorda
r people. The present popula-
of the State could be mditiplied by
*n and still there would be room for as
Smnre.
W instance, not one acre in twenty-
tf the productive soil of Leon
is under cultivation, and what is
tilled is mostly by a system of
which is destructive to the soil.
are many Tal:lahapseeans who
MRn firghtlyon t is preposiotin. One
fhembuniberis Mr. Eugene Duval. lHe
that the larvetarms should be lea.sid
Silently and one ni in pl:kced in
g e of each as a eu wrinti'nderit,
would see that the lands were
Ilen wise preparation and the crops
N proper cultivation. If proper in.
enmeents were ulTered hundrirds of
Md farmers from the SLttes immedi
iely north of us could be located in
ecuity.
T True Democrat is glad to see the
pding State paper advocating the pas.
of a bill by the next legislature to
immigration.
regard to this matter the Jackson
Times-Union prints a very perti-
Seditorial. every wurd of which we
It says:
tew weeks the legislature will be
r ', and the business of that
Is top ide for the needs of the
krestest need just
pw r*or apple The most impor.
I before the legislature la to
a ps b which the advantages
State wil Ibe set forth as widely,
I dearly and as economically as possi-
Mthe ~word economy is mentioned,
s or who panders to i norace


hewy somtr ia tm8; 8te tihe
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RON. L. W. WALL,
Of Bradford County.
Hon. L. W. Wall, member of
the House from Bradford oWm
ty, claims that he is no politlhdil
but only one of Florida's "m
ble citizens." In this uply.
however, his record shows thi
he has served his State faith*
ly and well.
Mr. Wall was born in SAX .
Carolina in the year 1848, bout
1850 came with his father -a
family to Putnam county, r *
da, where he lived until bli M
rnae in 1867, when he rcwd "
to Clay county.
During the war between
States, he served in the Co
rate army a little over .
years, being paroled at Wd;a
Florida. where he was amembM
of Captain J. J. Dickerson's
pany. His services as pa
official consists in having bee
tax assessor for Clay county dare
ing the years 1877-78, and t
Bradford, to which county hbe
moved in December, 1880, deiurl
1896-96. In 1897 he was sent t
the legislature, but after om
term declined to re-enter politieS,
though he consented to serve as
one of the board of county oolf-
missioners during a six month i
term.
In 1908. Mr. Wall. without hb
own consent, wasannounced aes
candidate and elected by his
friends to the present session at
the legislature. He is now sixty,
six years old and is the father
of tb ree daughters and two soma .
MANUFACTURE IT &T HONNL
Few people realize the importance at
the Brown-Jenings hardwood faetry
located in the southern part of the uity,
hut it is one that is probably riceilVta
more foreign business than any othr
concern in this State.
During the past week they have hyip.
ped five solid cars which were cut sepw
tally for the foreign trade, and thi b
not an occurrence that happens just 021
and then, but they are receiving at *
times orders from foreign countries to
the Florida product of the hickory, ea
and ash.
Among the shipments made the pau
week was three cars for HamburlgGsm
many, which were ordered by tMhe
ernment for special purposes, I
been discovered that thin matu 4
lust better and be more serviceshIl
other materials that have hereibei
ben uaed.
Two cars were whipped to ChriesU
Norway, and this material will be I
principally for skis (snow shoe).
Besides the ehipmuets that are M
to foreign eoutries the r.m are a a
times busy ttiUng specialoNee feor ~
loeal trade and hip a largmemo of
the material eat up for asaft, s a
and rims, which is aftArwr1d a 1s1-
ed and put ia tM proper shaps
factories boyig it.--Gaamil
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FLORIDA FEMAE COLLEGE,


TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA.


The Florida Female College is not a normal and industrial school, but is priir arily a
College of liberal arts, with which are associated a school of industrial arts, a school for teachers
and a school of fine arts. The aim of the institution is, in the course of time, to provide every
facility for the higher education of women and to render the College a university for women in
fact if not in name.
he College maintains the following departments:


I. THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS.


1De


ment of English language and literature. 3. De
ment of mathematics and astronomy. 5. Depart
apartment of philosophy and education. 7. Depai
of natural science. 9. Department of drawing.
culture.


apartment of classical languages. 2. Depart-
apartment of modern languages. 4. Depart-
tment of history and political science. 6. De-
rtment of physical science. 8. Department
10. Department of oratory and physical


II. THE SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ARTS. 1. Cooking. 2. Sewing, dressmaking, milli-
nery. 3. Housekeeping. 4. Horticulture and floriculture. 5. Industrial drawing.
III. THE SCHOOL FOR TEACHERS. 1. Classical, literary, and scientific studies. 2. Vo-
cal music. 3. Freehand and industrial drawing. 4. Domestic science and manual training.
5. Reading and physical culture.
IV. THE SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS. 1. The department of music. a. Piano, organ, violin,
etc. b. Voice culture and vocal music. r. History and theory of music. d. Elocution and physi-
cal culture. 2. The department of art. a. Drawing and painting. b. History of art. c. Clay
r- -- nm ...


SENIOR C.ASS.


A. A. MURPHREE, A. M., L.'L. D.,' PRESIDENT.


modeling, designing and carving. 3. The d'
apartment of expression. a. Oratory. b. Litera-
ture. c. Physical education.
From this outline it may be seen that the
College aims to provide for Florida Girls the
highest and best education possible: It cannot
do less, for, after all, women more than men,
exercise the greater influence upon society and
citizenship, since it is the home in which origi-
nate the forces that determine the character of
the community, the State and the Nation. Edu-
cation of the mother means the education of the
children. The State in such an undertaking as
this owes it to herself to provide for the highest
and best development of her women. To this
end the Florida Female College has entered upon
its career with a threefold mission: the devo
opment of a "good heart," a cultured mind,
a skillful hand in the young womanhood of FloF"-
ida.


Among all the towns of Florida there is none
more attractive or better adapted for the loca-
tion of an educational institution than Talla-
hassee.
Tallahassee enjoys excellent railroad facilj-
ties which give her ready communication with
every part of Florida by means of the Seaboard
Air Line Railway. The city is also the
nus of three other railroads: The Carrabelle,Tal
lahassee and Georgia; the Tallahassee South


eastern; and the Georgia, Florida and Alabama,
which bring the city within a few hours of At-
lanta, Macon and Montgomery.
To parents and guardians no characteristic
of Tallahassee will appeal more strongly than its
abundant supply of the purest artesian water
and the presence in its midst of a competent
corps of physicians, surgeons, and trained nurs-
e. Parents in the more northern States may
here enjoy the benefit of the mild and healthful
climate of Florida and, at the same time, utilize
the educational advantages offered by Tallahas.
Sodd LU.
J The 'Florida Female College has its chief
.aasons for being in the belief of its founders,
people of thq State of Florida, that our civ.
lon ultimately rets upon the hpme and is
.pdnt on and measured by the culture of
women. With this ideal in the mind of the
of the Co4199% the dormity sfnot
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al t eomw eoM tese term ta- da. De set bhr a d ward wthe
a -,s thle lre a dwt est- ick h u aeemabrrema t of liede
that llo eold a dly tho brokln dal
t te ood drwer old toe bu eh b o pmherd.

puk aba"bom r ohmt ful s aNeer of the Winter .ear ow vTe-
8|g aso Is -t a rntr w mte bte ithte btr Miebtrutle otmru-
Mhe bIre m the nom. Terohe. %aINwaaDe m as easc. mg t leasut*


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hew odv toDu mrvis.rog
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t0m ut llm Ima lk a oft M ver yw
onmatIsth an w De o" -re with,
so bavh f at hai s nmw wds to
amek fa.
t olM Mth siHo iMled aitherb
-amleas mei Hig W yes q nt
sewem ievody as he watched
Whe at lat he mft away Das
khw to a ewtd t t weweld

her mole Ma play it ttbMrea. the had
to dIssi e ad R t wd t.
wem gBB sh ow O mm o e would
mst. Per eseto la e s*to would
"Ma S o 9 p said et ready," her
mN r emaANU mIS067e1 00 frm
ts thbit *TB G ttte dishes"
Denas tae t sad aeS her desperate-
It. T"o ot goilg to eange my
dratedt" e dM bresaeslsy.
TYou alatT Do yes want bhim to
an ye hIa nyew cm a elotbe ,
"a* woat me mae"
"What do yoe eas? What adls
yoru Mrs. Naughtet was astonoshed.
DeMas tnod wearily away. "I mean
that b wew t o se sesn-..vr6" she
aO ad saleapped agets to her room.
Mr. NaugMate looked after her. her
rtstle eyes deay eough for one
Mad her restless tamo t1.
Desa heard her morntg about; theb*
es rattlet violeTasrtly. PresentlUy she
eOlld from te a*t ad tohe stairs:
"Oam gog oet hr a spelL"
Dos was lytag e her bed crying
mew waseretalsely. Sh Ofted other
heba ad masseed to sk:*
WhMer
'Ovw to lMW reaisMe's."
Dome bead wet dowa with a
pess. ge kew that her mother
w dM drag other poor ttle secret forth
a d iset it Imernlhly before the
hupgry ee f tohe ei goeoalp who wa
almost her eoly Mtmd. The outer
door epemed, loed0, sad theM all was
eta. Deao m ot untl she could ery
The deo~ jaNed a s etod e prug
of the bed, polished her chebs hur.
dte with toS damI DmdheRchlet aed


asi q th dsehe enek.. too e k a
e whe m w waiting to eW.
4e %40 Dbers" s lali a ptone
-s vet 0Ma"y i ome tro
so pat be ie Nueeoy. entee sa
deos the ler hblmmft. Do" stoad
eto-e-os-wth eurpitee and jay.
"Aina y M lad to mee at Di
yo thiak I was never Comn anainr
Be took her ane *and loa*d down at
her tadurly. Tha Dea'e vsole came.
a td e looked up at hma.
"Te Idad thnlk so. And I dtt
blam yoM thIe understod. Oh.
He sok her tInto his arms. "aSt I
oend, dear, that nothing o earth
wa a Aiently bis obstaleta to oesop
me fte lovin ys e d wanting y
s goins ye"aisla to toen o reea ,
I eMr ackk ft a met) for yeaos, as
yM will you be "edy to go with mI
"Oh. Diek" Doe criedn, and her
wooa t trouble and doubt and despair
mted from her like a arent et
oww this mew sunbhlae.
A Parelan Trgedy.
*"I am here to kll you tor a onneg
Colnsyr The speaker was a so
samed Ko t sad th ueaw a alls
ftt rate cat aIn a maa street IN
KReait was a member of a gang at
Apaheoes, the maurderoas Parisla boe-
Igama. Another awaber of the gat,
Cole. d bteen denounced to the p0
liee by a woman named SBrab Bart.
mro A court of oley's associate
had tried the woman in her a1thom,
condemned her and by lot had ebohem
Camille Koealt to carry out their sa
teaea
d"ak t up your mind you sly. to
die," eoatinued tto man eiously. "I
givo you a quarter of an bow to settle
your asffaim." With those words he
left the cate.
saome twenty minute later the
wretehed woman summon d up cowr
age to leave the place. She was hardly
In the street before Koeit sptee
spea her with aa open lUkfte at
strck bhe to the heart.
Koelit was arrested, but *wti to
the foolish lenIacry of Freneb ertaikal
law escaped with penal seritude ht
This story reads like cheap Saetle
It il. however, an aboolute fset, O
say me aequaIntted with eritama bft
Is Part ald other gret ctIestl aws
well that Malisd crime never tea
to tUke taert vgeembe von these
who betray eir fellow crim oa.-
Patri letter.
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eON. B. I. e1UN,
fgnlam ioner of Agriculture.
ectof the above cut,
8. MeLn, Commissioner
has the distine-
Sth only member of
SGovernor' official
wbe has served two full
a thehad ofone of the
Dea-rt at he having
M po n his O al work as
Sthe Dh artient of
atthe begnning of
Section of Governor
h. Jedings, held onie
9ov" Broward's ad.
t' t n now enters up-
I third m as Qommislon.
under the ad-
of Hon. Albert W.
wesent Executive
of Florida. Cor-.
Lin has the further
having been somi.
ta to office both by the
primary systems.
dominated at the
a~-d perhbs, the largest
eowventie ever held in
the convention of 1900
was held in Jacksonville.
to Mr. MeLin's entering
dutie of a State officialF
yred in the capacity of
to eator for th ee 5ee-
the iste, having
alod elected to
O d At ictof Flor-
a of IM, afterone
Mtt testo that
State.To
SIt he was nom-
amond tem of four
without oppo.
the primary or
upon what he
in befg etlect-
hoe that






Svi.ws and ..-

viewsof the S ,
0la ed to
^^S^^^^^fc^an awrf


fence" on any proposition that it
was his duty to have and express
an opinion.
The second reason Mr. MeLin
gave to which he attributed much
of his political success, was the
fact that he had carried out, to
the best of his ability, the lessons
taught him by Dencratie ane-
tore that publicc ofce is a public
trust" With this idea he had
endeavored to treat all with the
courtesy that the citizenship of a
State are entitled to who have
applied to the Department under
his supervision for information In
connection with any matters in
the different divisions of the De-
partment.
Another point Mr. MceLn re-
gards as a very important factor
that has contributed to his sup-
port for public favors, is that he
might be called a stickler in hav-
ing all applications for informa-
tion, addrea ed to his Depart-
ment, promptly replid to. He
said he usually called his clerical
force together about the begin-
ning of each administration, and
advised them that his idea of
making political campaign was
to commence the first day of each
administrative term, the first day
of each year, with a persistent
effort'to give prompt and as com-
plete as poiblee Information to
all enquiries mae by any indi-
vidual citizen.
Upon asking the Commissioner
if there were any particular mat-
ters that he had in mind that
should receive considention at
the hands of the incoming legis-
lature he said there were and
mentioned the following:
"As set out fully in my tenth
biennial report, I am very hope-
ful that the legislature will ee
ft, in their wdom, tpa an
act authorizing the Board of
Commissioner of Stte Institu-
tis or some other authority, to
purchase a farm or farm upon
which can be placed all female
prisonersthe lame and invalid
male prisoners, as well as the

from the loea a 1the-prent
&mntraw* Awr the 1 0eae, begiani
1910, has made provision aorhad
ditional payment to be made
the lea1ess for the able-bodied
Mt t dbe withdrawn from
I I takkver y tpe.

now


the
fled from w
as well s addvits bJ
rors who have tried
Caom, thtver o fre the
eU to fi t t the jury w n his
in the va d palty tg ilt r



tendt vat uldw. e
rationary power left wiath th
thm dgdld be a NWU
jug eh judge who Wads e ai.


mthe evt of thr ver ot_ Ub
Co pendt"e nadwillam.






The Comnmissoner is wanus
dpe and requiring thke h e
to state, where there. is


ithe vent of etir verdiobeing
nght In undetailr certain d ws
The CosmsbIoner is anxions
tha A add" satue ts eanWa.
Te1o to thewD&tt o
eMr. deo ts jotneothis
most in the State o ov
topublsb in pamn form or





r svrthe oflands of
td t e, tw u and stock

me ed aid thee fod a t re law i.
n a vet i of this character is
The m itprit over which


Mr. Msrltin a idIs rone.f the
most tin the tatu e dGo-
the &ag, se& and Wstock


tfod apun food and d rlaws, or



o ation is amt th-e Deparen of
togetve with the iStat i thso
system of the State andanoemeat
ntes etin to ifmration All
of th above bein und s Airit
m iad IpervWonrI andodires-




tem.ish of the dae
titon and that reies to
ough attention s at ed bo y all
o have oan business with of this
department, or who a famivi
wi Mr.detonrand hies eicient
and aWoith orps of aW-
stahts no ofStae do-
pertinent betoreougly a stela-
pfmed on and on aionforw
nation is met wNMaob= yof
manner ad ta hfulresdiess
to eMve, from the hsad of the



na met Mto eh IndiMvi dual
clrtmk that makes It ad 1atr
indeed to transact iunm wit
theme
That thia uniform-o s a nd
Prompt attention ma e1ery


no oneThas -had the dummee
contest with Mr. cdN for thf


w I w n *hllll
his conprstat imtMto
work relating toa M
reativ* to S"h i dos efi.



tion is deatrd.
ai to detaof
his department, his
upon promspt atte to dody
Upon thepamrtof hisebmuudlnates
sad never falling co&y toea
with whom he bay cWomsiemw
tact, l either a private aor
way typi ea the .pesd that
"pulie *office is a publictr "
and has gained for himself the
confdene, and estem ofalL


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Corbet's Furniture Store.


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Ostermoor Mattresses,


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on -tsta r .elaled i-of
ti ecor M iW the ap-
poinet as of timber.
Zq aner e oce tain
elected to theagg of Rep-


dueed his prt Io select him as
Chairman of the CAty Demo-
erati Executive (Omnittee of
bhis native county during the to-
litical eaavassm of 10M6 and 1907.
and he contributed very largely
to the sueesm of the party in
those year. The comAdence thus
won from his fellow-citizens
moved them to demand his can-
didacy for the Gmeml Amsembly.
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L' 's* Rev. J. P. Hal-
r wi of Sorland


was admitted to
am Tenn.,
there-


has gane
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public utilities etc. For the et
sx or sevenyears he has bees
Chairmn of the Board of Public
Ihatruption of Putnam County.
Florida., n which position he aa
aided mateially in the uph id.
Ing of the schools; and today.,
Putnas County has the beet
schools she has ever had, ha
wiped out her school debt,
an provemets in her eshool
bul and and hav-
in a good in every dih
Last year, he was a candidate
In the De ratic Primary forr
Repreeentative in the Legisla-
ture and won out in the firat -
mary over five opponents, with
big majority, and is now a mem-
ber of the leilature. As sooi.
as he was nominated his friends
began to boot him speaker,
and the comment of the pre
was most favorable. It is be-
lieved that he could have won
easily, but he promptly annousc-
ed that he would notbe a candi-
date.
Mr. Hilbi n saMason ad a
Knisht ot PAtN&& having been
elected Grand Prat at t
"seion o f e GrAd Lodge,
Kght of Pytbia. This hbor
beftthat he is
"from the floor," saner before
having held or run for an oe in
the Grand Lode. deha, never
been dsfeae for any office,.
either political or fraternaL
In die year IMa he wa hap-
cuief, of Lake City. loda, and
they have one daughter. nine.
yearsold.


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RON. JORN W. RHNDIRSON,
State Senator from the County
of Leon.
Hon. J o h n W. Henderson.
State Senator from Leon County,
was born in 1878. and is a native
Floridian. He is a son of the late
Hon. Jno. A. Henderson, one of
Florida's leading lawyers a n d
prominent for many years in the
political affairs of the State. His
maternal grandfather was GeCo
T. Ward, Colonel of the 2nd Flor-


He has been a member of the id auegiment, Conrearate arrry.
Thomas e ee 's whose memory is enshrined in
Church for 25ek = S the hearts of all Floridians as one
uor deacon for nearly the sme of the South's bravest soldiers.
n l d o t n the lSme Colonel Ward was also prominent
le onth of tie. r the t 10 In the earlier political history of
or years he has been thvlle Batreast theState.
er of the Jacksonville Bapti Senator Henderson was educa-
Assoeiation, and a member ~Itsted in the common schools of the
exittive comeinitteeoandhasbencounty and at the West Florida
He was married to Miss Marth Seminary, now the Florida State
e ws ried to M Couere for Women, located at
E. Braddock January 1st, 187 Tallaassee. He studied law at the
They are childlem but have Univ Ityof Virg"nia, giadus-
and cared for several of Univ ity of Virginia, gradua-
reared and cared for several of from that instditI in the
their orphaned relatives.
A nephew of Mr. Ogilvie rep- A L DM-N
resented thecountyin the LeINla- I A. MCKIN Z,
t ireof1908, and abrotherin 07. Representative from Putnam
He is not a member of any of County, Florida.
the fraternal orders. H. A. B. McKenzie was born
His conseien dous devotion to on a plantation in Barnwell coun.
duty, his high moral ualitiesand ty. 8. C., in 1849, his relatives
his trainingles to do wit his might all being large property owners
what his hands find to do, will en- and slave holders of that State
sure his success as a legsatr priortothewar. When a youth
----- he moved with his parents to Au.


practice not only at Starke
where is home is, but als
throughout the State.
Mr. Adkins is prominent in ik
cal politics, having served hi
home town as Mayor during tw
The Distingushed Yoa Senas-
tU fban th IMande


tgua, ua., where be received his
education, and then entered the
newspaper pftemsion, serving on
the Chronic, under the manage.
ment of Hon. Patrick Walsh, ex-
United Statee Senator, and one
of Georgia's greatest men. In
187 Mr. McKensie camd to Flow-
da, purchasinr an orange apove
sad home at Fruitland, and- two
jae later founded the Palatka
Times, now the Times-Herald, of
which he is editor and pub1leh-r.
At the time of the big free he
also had an attractive plaek on
Lake Come, Ever a mtaunch
Democrat, and having aided in
the overthrow of rpet.bar
iam" in the "Old Palmeto
State." it was but natural that


law aam of 1896. Mie
miasontothebar of
mediately after his
hepractced law in
Following in the
his distinguished fatte.
Henderson has always
actvi interest in thr u
fairs of the city. He w
ed mayor of Tallhame la
and made a conaseentiou
able executive. In 190I6 1
elected to the State Senate
during the session of the
ture of 1907, was one of theim
era in that body. .
Senator Henderon l Mt k
ebt and conservative, andbi
to a school whose ambitid It
always been to keep po
clean. His loyalty to his
and to his ideas of what bee
sides right; his deferene m ri
views of others, th me""
with the courage of ow
victionma, will conti to
him appreciated b
In the enate where wi
be among the leade ....


politics of Putnam tr.
years he gave lbe of
time and newspaper Iom ,
der to "boost" his fie is
office, but never u o
himself until 1906, w. .,
after much solictatioom. M
mted to run for the L t
He wu nominated ad-t k
AsMion he served n ix
te and wam hain u a
Committee on Ore. is
He conducted him f e
ably and satlfao Al
was honoied with la





Atwo nation, ad tm

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one.
A mu W Seesfla 9 a
wiiid~ 4aw am wk mu
snwod his wo "S
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jude6, tM airom and minOl-
mm pimaltl under the law In
the Mvt of their vwrdit beid
brought Ia minder certain degre
of penalty.
The CommI sitoner Is anxiou
that the leilatur make o ap.


~r.


. BMx. a. Ia. MeLUM,
of Agriculture.
=Wwatof tho above cut.
SIL MedUn, Commiaioner
has the dstUnc-
only member of
C OM Govenorse official
wh has se b ved two full
iM head ofoneof the
s he having
i hi o work as
of the Departent of
at the beginning of
d etimn of Governor
*aer held office
noe Broward's ad.-
and now enters up.
i temr as Conmmision.
tare under the ad.
of Hon. Albert W.
the rent Executive
| l e 'o Florida. Com.-
SLnhas the further
of having been iomi.
a Btato office both by the
and primary systems,
wasM Arst nominated at the
perhaps, the largest
SeeItion ever held in
the convention of 1900
wae held in Jacksonville.
to Mr. MeLin's entering
duties of a State official
served in the capacity of
Seator for three see-
thme i tuer, having
aAed elected to
B theoad t of Flor.
falWof I after one
bl tter contests that
waed In any sen.
lam State. To
It an be was som.
a es term of four
a eM te without oppo.
the primary or
opon what he
in being elect-
she that


fl learned that



sand mvie.
B a~t eamtime, had
ernt with eter.
vi s of othes. l


fence" on any proposition thatit
was his duty to have and expree
an opinion.
The second reason Mr. MeLin
gave to which he attributed much
of his political mucces, was the
fact that he had carried out, to
the best of his ability, the lesons
taught him by Democrati aneow
tore that publ of fice a pubile
trust" With thib idea e had
endeavored to treat all with the
courtesy that the citizenship of a
State are entitled to who have
applied to the Department under
hi superviion for information in
connection with any matters in
the different divisions of the De-
partment.
Another point Mr. McUn re-
gards as a very important factor
that has contributed to his sup-
port for public favors, is that he
mignt be called a stickler in hav-
ing all applications for informa-
tion, addressed to his Depart-
ment, p romiy replied to. He
mad he usually called his clerical
force together about the begin.
ning of each administration, and
advised them that his idea of
making i political campa was
to commence the first day of eah
administrative term, the first day
of each year, with a pedstent
effortto giverompt. and as com-
plte as poible Information to
all enqurie ma by any indi-
vidual citisen.
Upon askig the ComminesInr
if there were any particular mat.-
ter that he had In mind that
should receive osidertion at
the hands of the ieoming legi--
lature he aid there were and
metio-ed the following:
"As et out fully nla my tenth
biennial report I am very hope-
ful that the legislature will a
it, la their wido, tpas an
act authrising the Bard of
_Omml-r:s-- of State Intita
tons or asme other authority, to
purha s farm orfarm upon
w a placed female
aLnae proeae the
p*Mwgastwon thasthe



the lma


Bs test a& beiog was
ditailwheruisvim$
oB anNM anestag con-
be foud i Mo
than he cold print
la sa rato this characetr.
The Dprtment ove whih
Mr. cJi uraddo is one of the
ot apor t in the State Gov-
ermet, e ring the lands of
the Stae, f rt s and stock
feed and pore food anddrMiglaws,
together with the Statejrilon
systm of the State and a a-
tr relat Win to immigration. AU
of the above being under his Im-
mediate Derv oa and diree-
ton, and that each reeeivea thor-
ough attention is atteted by all
who have any bsAineM with this
dprtment, or who are familiar
Mr.W Men and his e ent
and aewomunodatir corps of as
shitant. Thewworlk of the do.
tbrisLy systems.
nartmeot is -bfnyl ayete
dand one a Orin for infor
mation is met with a cordiality of
manner and a cheerful readiness
to erve, from the head of the
department to each individual
clerk, that makes it a pleasure
indeed to transact budines with
them.
That this uniform orteand
prompt attention toemryetail
of thi important banh of the
State's Governt is observed
adapeiaed ytepob~iniat-
tthebe6u etthat
noone has had tbe mraoeto
contestwih Mr, Nlan for thi
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A LBOX COUNTY TO"** N AMN


Macey Book Cases,

Ostermoor Mattresses,

Branlin Shades

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1" ecr h b the ap-e
Aintnt o P of timber.i
1it&6 a 60, flsc of ae till
d e eet bAut of e Rep-y,
peo OtOe Woo the elt ie
dn edfo his tof ell c himeas
C airvd em o d- Cae D emo-
edtsae xertihv Oma ttee of
histaSeiveteffartdheCs the out
I lwtia canoari3e dd Is and 190nt,
Ilanrd he con-.tibe t tye largely
o the =m o oo ethe party in
S those re-ar The ace. thus
we0 1eht bi fmanlow-eitizens
moved theta to adenalS his can.
daw tfor tel g tnhl As a Eblo.






T e ox. amn w. n rafo aroN,
c Stathe SWUmtor fbrm the County
of Leon.
Hon. Jo hn W. Henderson,
3St ate elator fni Leon County,
. gd r d yh born in 18 and is a native
I, b etc. Fo thel. o~lda. He is a son of the late
-o x or'b e he bw en N tim. Jno. A. Henderson wone of
Cotun Botrbe dat of Pnb" Flaorlda's leading lawyers and
a n ltheawhishs tdtodrbehi poite affairsof the mo Stalte. His
UUM .asr ded v ui apbgg .o ts enontl randfather was Geo.r
MOWto h O t he*; sad dade. T". Ward, Uolonel of the2nd Flor-
T m.Ptue Canwonot ins .the ab He was banre mber of the d RWegimnt.UonU teF arnS.at
= A*l ahe has fver had. --- Thomas C, k a_ ,Baptt whose memory is enshrined m
d.wipbed out her paebool d e Thm are C chid les, but hav the herts of Vi Floridians as one
vements in heschoo oly e of the South's bravest soldiers.
I bd tteaand hav- we Colonel Ward was also rom inenth
oot lad vr I A nofte. Fh the whof10M. nth "aierPoliticalho..3
,in., L,,as most favra-le..... It ,. ~ aure of the Jankmvd l oeApO. re resentative from .Put,--
_on he sth art he wacos a candidate Aso n a Memberof nts fSenator uHenderson was educa.
siNor*h _S--wbtative in thelLaislC. th fraeralord county and at the West Florida
Ia ~i. t and won out in the Art or- Hi sm-criend~--"-eo to Mona lan ato now the Florld State
r, my o ve op, wih aE .Braddock Januarylat. 1 87 188 --.r W'omen, .oc'ted
ldir. b ,i & ndeas now m y are childl but have Tel .".=d",l."aw at
mi _d as hbe was ao h so arkiends their orp hahed relatives. t arm tadt institution iin the
ittll to am mecomm etofn the re ntedt h MutinIth ela_ B. A. SlUbt
Hie that he omld have won He i not a member of any of drCounty. Florida.
010V .edlt hat phwud a n a_ d the fraternal orders. H. A.B. McKenzie was born
oit dats .ha he.woud ,His ca i B oncdien dous deoon to on a plantation in Barnwell coun.


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his distiah"ised father. 8
Henderson has always take
acetiv6 interest In the poubl
fairs of the city. He wam
ed mayor of TIlahame in 1
and made aconseientiom m
able executive. In 1906 he
elected to the State Senate
during the session of the le
ture of 1907 was one of the
ers in that body.
Senator Henderon sr.
ebt and conservative, and l
to a school whose ambtien
always been to keep
clean. His loyalty to sia f
and to his ideas of what he
raiders right; his deferene to
views ofothenr, theqoa
with the courage of hs own
victiona, will continue to i
him apprecia by hisUoll
in the Senate whee be will


politics of Putnam county. t )
years he gave libeully of s
time and ne paper spae in e
der to "boost' his friends latob
office, but never Iou at &a
himself until 1906, when, oly
after much solicitation, be Ow


-a,,da~5en w s. mted to run fore the aisathm
sld ave hoeeror that Sta He was nominated and ,l cf e.

IUuta, Ga. where he received his a f t L ?
action. and then entered the -am, M s w ,
oe m rng on He conducted himself a h
u theMn ably and oatlsedast ardy tha
of Hon. Patrick Walsh, ex. o gt ,
Stem Senator, and one At the Capitol e rw Is Wm -ih.
I s--- ble i sh I t e.I ee
-srasmen. In
? as af worieW than a a e 4ta
(nto Fr-^ his beat efforts aw asbo WC6
3an orange gr commivtt room. Mr.
S at rutland, and two member o f M hW '
^ea later founded the Palatka Church, I J
110 ow the Times-Herald, of Mn'UOd s d O O
h he is editor and Ablisher. M en, Odd FUw atlheS
Sthe time of the big free. he JAME&-- F t
had an attractive place on tTLo of h F
Coino, Ever a staunch of L ri to ..i
D rt ~and having aided in memberhip e has, a w ,
-overthrow of 'carpet-bag- two daughtersn and two M .
Ir n the "Old Palmetto hI home life s indeed a h


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I L-$ IL Neeley was born in Jefferson County, Fla., Sep.
Pf, 177. He came to Tallsharsee, July 14 1897, to act as
to the Railroad Commissioners. This oace he resigned
1901, to begin the-pracnIce of law. He is now senior
% the law firm of Neeley & Simmons.
campaign of last year Mr. Neeley enters politics, and re-
a good majority of the votes cast for Leon's representation
present session of the Legislature. His constituents have
.esdneo in his integrity and ability, and feel that their in-
awe in safe hands.
Neeley's ambition is to serve his State to the best of his
He studies the problems confronting the people of Florida
arise, and seeks out for his satisfaction these problems,
S opinions carry weight is shown by the prominence whi-h
Sto his name in recent journalistic talk concerning probable
rdMtes for the office of the Chief Executive of Flords.


Mr. Whitdd is a young man
of rare ability, and is putting irto
the State's service the ha ts of
methodical exactions and attoen
tion to the minor details of his
work, as well as to the more im-
portant matters, that are proba-
bly the result of the mental train-
ing received during his study of
the law. What has recently been
said of Governor Gilchrist may
also be said of his private scre-
tary, "No subject pertaining to
his offie s so difficult that he
cannot became its master, nor
any detail so trivial that he will
not stoop to give it attention."
HON. MCQUKEN CHAIMU,
Representative from the County
of Lafayette.
Hon McQueen Chairms, who has
been active in county polities
since he obtained his majority in
Fel ruary, 108, was elected a few
months ago to represent Lafay-
ette county in the House of Rep-
resentatives during the present
session of Legislature.


State Chemist.
Hon. Rufus Edwards Rome,
State Chemist of Florids, comes
of a long lne of prominent Vir-
ginians, tho' he hbdelf was born
in New Orieanu La. His father,
Alfred Jae oe, was a grand-
son of John Rose, of Virginia,
who at one time was chief
r tahan ad constructor of
the helphia vyard. Jno.
,Roe was married in Philadelphia
to Elis Panooast
Capt. Roe's maternal grand-
father was John Seaton Johnston
of Virginia, who married Suan
Cevas, a daughter of a French
family of Louisian, prominent
in Colonial day..
Capt. Rose waseduated in civil
and practical engineering and in
chemistry, and ir his early man.
hood became directly connected
with the development of the Lou-
slanna sugar industry, during its
struggles, from an art to a aci.
ene, being among the first to
amt In putting the sugar house
urders dientfic chemical control
as ditinligubbed from the "old
rule of thumb" methods.
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tist nd intereted in sugar grow-
ing and manufaeturin, he no-
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the drainae system of Louis-


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HON. PARK M. TRAMMELL, ATTORNEY-GENERAL.
Hon Park M. Trammell, Florida's new Attorney General, is a
young nan having in him all the elements that go to make success.
Of a fine physique and a dignified bearing, he seems also to possess
the calm and equable temperament, clearness of perception, quick-
nees of execution, honesty of purpose a nd depth of mind that har-
monises well with these external qualifications in gaining for him
position and recognition. As a lawyer he is alert and active, well-
grounded in his profession, and thoroughly posted in all affairs per-
taining to his new position. -.
Mr. Trammell was reared in Polk county, and Lakeland has been
the place of his residence during the most of his young manhood.
g He graduated in law at the Curr berland University. Lebanon, Ten-
u se, in May, 1899, having earned for himself the money with
*which to pay his expenses, and immediately after began the prac-
tieof law. His public service began at an early age. He was
mayor ofCakeland during two terms, being elected to that office
when only twenty-three years old. At twenty-six he was sent to
Sthouse of representatives, and two years later to the senate, of
body he was made president. Now, at the age of only thirty-
he is the Attorney General of Florida, and as such bids fair to
e for himself an enviable record.
Mr. Trammell has stood from the first for publicity in all public
He advocates the advertising of any projected sale of
tracts of land, and has introduced a number of resolutions re-
ring monthly reports and other data to be furnished to the In
a Improvement Trustees. In the early part of his term he of-
ferd a resolution to discontinue the employment of a regular at-
torney by the Trustees. and another to prohibit any paid agent, (m-
ployee or attorney of the Trustees from getting any commission -
compensation from the purchasers of public lands. On the Pardr r
ing Board, Mr. Trammel takes the position that every application i
*should have thorough investigation, and that, while justice shou'
be tempered with mercy, the law-abiding must be remembered
well as the law-breaker.
Mr. Trammell's record as a legislator was one of which he might
SdJustly te proud. He was active and aggressive, and was the author
ft many important measures. A few of these are as follows:
Two of the laws for State aid for public schools, under which]
thousands of the children in the country get a longer term.
Thelaw allowingan attorney's fee and 50 per cent per annum t
force railroads and express companies to pay claims for lost or dan -
aged freight and overcharges in a reasonable time.
A law authorizing the Railroad Commission to require transport:.
tion companies to refund overcharges made in violation of ratA
i made by the Commission.
The law allowing persons one year from dat4 a rate made by th
Railroad Commiss on is held to be legal, in which to sue for ove: -
charges, instead of one year from time claim arises. Under the ol
law the time would expire before legality of rate would be passed
upon by the court.
The law to protect the farmer against the deceitful methods of
the commission merchants in soliciting consignments of produce.
A law raising the license tax on express companies and authoriz-
ing towns and cities to impose a license tax.
A resolution appealing to Congress to amend the law in several
particulars that would doubtless give better freight rates.
A law to make the tax assessment law apply to the railroads the
same as to individuals, by taxing the franchise. This was to cor-
rect the discrimination in favor of the railroads. It is said that as
the mutoe of the fight for this measure the license tax of $10.00
a mile was placed on railroads.
A measure to require the publication in detail of the financial
S trsa -ntms of the State officers. that the public ,nay know some-
thing of its busines...
A ure providing that when large tracts of public lands are
to sbeo they should advertised.
A measur to prohibit candidates from buying office; to prohibit
he hiru ar grafters and workers, or otherwise buying influ-
ems, ad to require them to publish a sworn expense account
A to authormi the Railroad Commimson to require the
m I t trak and equipment in gd, safe cooditil
t u i tM c ofthe treks and equipment. (A

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HON. W.L A3MR,
Who Represents the 2th
trial District


Sena-


The subjecti'f this sketch, the
honorable Senator from the 29th
District, sent no poto aph to
adorn the page of this issue of
The True Deocrat giving as an
excuse an "absence of good
looks," conequently we can give
only a word picture of his attain-
ments, which, after all, conveys
the truer image of the real man.
Hon. W. E. Baker was born in
Sumter county, .& C., about for-
ty-thre years ago, but for the
past eighteen years he has lived
in Florida. His business is real
estate and fruit-growing, and his
35-acre orlgee grove in Clay
county, is one of the best paying
properties in all that section, not-
withstanding that on three suc-
cessive occasions Mr. Baker has
had to "go down upon his knees"
to re-bud the stock after a severe
freeze. Perseverance, however,
is Mr. Baker's watchword, and is
a quality of mind that brought
him success in the campaign of
last year when, after a most stub-
bornly contested fight, he won
out for the Senate. His oppo-
nents were Col. C. F. Law, of
Green Cove Springs, and ex-Sen-
ator F. A. Fleming, of Hibernia,
brother to Florida's late lament-
ed ex-Governor, Hon. Francis P.
Flemirg.
Mr. Baker I as already served
in the Legislature as a member
of the House during two terms.
HON. A. Z. ADKINS,
Senator from 16th District.
Hon. Andrew Zenas Adkins,
of Starke, Florida, Senator from
the 16th District, has the distinc-
tion of being the youngest mem-
ber of the present session. lHe
was born March 16, 1877, at New
River, Bradford county, and lived
upon his father's farm until 1901.
During these years in the coun-
try he attended school but not
very regularly. Later, he took
a ten month's course in the Geor-
gia Normal and Business Insti-
tute at Abbeville, Georgia, grad-
uating at the end of that time
from the commercial department.
After this he took up the study
of law and graduated from the
law department of Cumberland
University, Lebanon, Tenn., in
June of the year 1903, and was
admitted that same month' to the
bar of Florida, at Gainesville.
He now has ar excellent lawv


practice not only at Starke-
where his home is, but als,)
throughout the State.
Mr. Adkins is prominent in In
cal politics, having served hi:
home town as Mayor during tw<
terms, 1907-08, and bears the en.
viable reputation of having beer.
the most progressive Mayor that
Stark has ever had. Last Ma>
he was nominated for Senateo
from the 1Ith Senatorial District.
and, after one of the hottest po-
litial fights ever known in Brad.
ford county, he defeated his op-
ponent, Mr. A. D. Andrews, a
prominent merchant and farmer
of that county. H ,
Mr. Adkins has never married.
having had the care of his mother?
sad msters since is father.'
death, wideh occurred when h,
w mly -~sev etoen year ohld
ABMu his friends Mr. Adklmi
is amfor his devotion to bi
alI wel on far ay other
-ta-0ermltIca th IkIrk
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HENRY CLAY CRAWFORD,
Twelfth Secretary of State since the admission of Florida into the
Union,
was born in Bainbridge, Georgia, on the 5th of April, 1856, and
was reared on the "Old Plantation" near Crawfordville, in Wakulla
county, Florida. He was married February 22d, 1881, to Anna
Moring, of Crawfordville. and for several years thereafter was en-
gaged in the mercantile business.
Mr Crawford's political career began in 1887, when he was
elected to the Florida Legislature from Wakulla county. It will be
remembered that the Legislature of that year was marked by the
spirited contest for the United States Senatorship between former .
Governor Bloxham and Governor Pet ry. Eight years before, Gov.
Bloxham had appointed the father of the Wakulla Representative
to be Secretary of State, and four years there ifter Governor Perry
had performed a like service, and Mr. Crawford found himself un-
der obligations to both candidates. He espoused the cause of Gov-
ernor Bloxham, however, and supported him throughout the long
and bitter contest, which finally resulted in the election of Senator .
Samuel Pasco.
In January, 1889, Mr. Crawford accepted a clerkship in the office
of the Secretary of State, which position he held continuously until
the death of his father in January, 1902, when Governor Jennings
appointed him, without his making application for the said position,
to succeed his father, which appointment extended only until the
next general election, and in the primary of 1902 he was elected ,
without opposition. In the campaign of 1904 he was opposed for t
re-election by two ex-State Senators. In the first primary he failed
by only a few votes of securing a majority over both opponents
and was forced to go into a second primary, in which he was elected
by a majority of more than fivq thousand votes, and in the primary
of 1908 he was again elected without opposition.
No man in this State was ever reared in a better political school,
no man ever imbibed his ideas of democracy from a purer soure ;
and those who know him best will be the first to say that no Cm ,R
ever moro faithfully applied the fundamental principles of deqnws
racy to the political problems with which he has had to cope ina h
official and political life.
He comes from an old and distinguished Southern fa_..y _,.
Among his most prominent ancestors is his great uncle, WHill ,-'
Harris Crawford, who was in the public eye along with Webt',
Calhoun and Clay. He was United States Senator from Georgia;
first President pro tempore of the United States Senate; Secretary
of War under President Madison; Secretary of the Treasury usda
President Monroe, and refused the same position under Preident
John Quincy Adams; was Minister to France during the reign j
Napoleon. and was the regular caucus nominee of the Democratl
party in 1824 for the Presidency. Another kinsman, George W.
Crawford, was Governor of Georgi& and Secretary of War. Otk ,'.
ancestors held various positions of honor and trust, one being -
retary of State of Georgia for many ears, whit his own atb
was Secretary of State of Florida for twenty-o years. In abm.i'
iting the political tendencies of his ancestors, the present Secretary
of State alfo exemplifies in his political and private life a fr-ankeim
of character, honesty of purpose and simplicity of manner that W
such high and honorable positions for those who wrote the
name in the political history of the past century. There is no
resembling ostentation about Mr. Crawford, it has always been
belief and practice that official trusts should make all public
vants what the name really implies, not the beneficary, but
trustee, cf the people, subservient at all times to the will
wishes of those from whose hands the trust was received. 55*
extremely simple in his manner, is easy of approach, and a w
his desire to al ways accommodate those having business in ts]T
apartment. He is what might be termed a 'Working O '"
too good to "punch" a typewriter or transcribe a record, or
thing else connected with the work'of his office.
He is ex-rfficio State ULbrarian, custodian of the Capitol
and grounds, and member of the Board of Commesaer
Institution, the Pardoning Board, the Board of Eduuctim
State Canvassing Board. He is also custodian of the Gra
the State and State records. He .lso has supervision of the
pition and publication of the legislative act, and of ae
reatlngto corporations chartered the ltMe. '
M. Crawford I Grand Chancellor Order M of
Pythias, and takes a a interest in the Orer.


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Baruy Clay, Jr., and George Gwynn, who live with him in


h Secretary's gremtat pleasure and life hobby is hunting wild
ducks and geese. He knows every cove and creek between the
Ocklockonee and Wacissa rivers, and those who have enjoyed the
pleasure of a trip with him will testify that Clay Crawford knows
where and how to "bag the ducks." He is never happier than
when on his duck stand in the marsh grass, with his feet buried
in the mud, and his famous Chesapeake Bay dog. Van, by his side,
watching for the passing duck or goose; unless it be around the
camp fire at night when he loves to dwell upon the scenes, and
tell of his experiences, in those creeks and coves, in the days of
long ago when he hunted in their as a boy.

Florida in the Lead. rosin. Florida leads the list with
17,030,300 gallons of turpentine
One of the strongest and best in 1908 against 15,572,700 gallons
"boosts" Florida ever received in 1907, and 1,932,114 barrels of
is included in the following edi- rosin in 1908 against 1,774,370
trial in the New York Commer- barrels in 1907. Florida's out-
cial put of turpentine was thus nearly
cl"Frida. while nt new per eent. of the entire product
Florida, while not new in the for 18, while her rosin output
naval stores industry among her was almost one-half of the whole.
sister States of the South, was So her naval stores industry
among the latest of them to de- brought at least $15,000.000 of
velop the business on a wide scale. outside money into Florida last
by a liberal employment of capi- year a sum much more than
tal ; but she has forged to the double the value of the largest
front by l-aps and bounds, and orange crop that the State has
today easily leads the group of ever marketed during the palm-
eight States in the volume and iest days of that industry."
the value of her turpentine and -. .-.
rosin industry a great achieve- A member of the Florida House
ment, considering the fact that of Representawives is going to in-
not so very many years ago or-
ange and other citrus fruit cul- troduce a bill requiring all legis-
ture claimed the attention of the lation agents, commonly called
peat majority of her agricultur- lobbyists, to wear a uniform with
ists, while the winter resort ho- a cap and badge to be furnished
tel business was regarded as by the Secretary of State. If it
chief among the cash producing
enterprises. Of the eight South- passes, and the law becomes op-
ern States, each producing more erative, we are going, to have
than two hundred thousand gal- some fun when the legislature
Ions of turpentine and more than meets another time. Orlando
twenty five thousand barrels of Sent:nel.


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IION. JOHlN r'. SITOKI 8,
Representative from Escambia
County.
John P. Stokes. representative
from Encambia county, is a naa-
tive Floridiaii, born and reared at
Pensacola. Ill giand parents
settled in Franklin county, Flor-
ida, before the vivil war, and his
arent have spent their lives in
Mr. Stokes attended the city
of Pensacola. He entered
I tw oflce of Hon. C. M. Jones
afterwards the law office of
Charles B. Parkhill, now
of the Supreme Court, as
boy. Hre he took up
of the law. and at the
myeas was ad.
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Judge William B. Slu-ppard. of
the United District Court. North-
ern District of Florida.
In 1908, he wna designated a'w
Special Counsel for the United
States in the famous Jackson
Lumber Company peonage cases
which attracted much attention
throughout the country, and in
that capacity appeared in thr
United States Circuit Court of
Appeals. Fifth Circuit, and assis
ted in securing the affirmance of
the judgment of the lower Court.
In the same year he announced
in the Democratic primary for
the nomination for member of the
House of Represntatives, and
led the ticket over v oeoet.
Both the Republans a soial
Wt put a lcsaktive ticket In the
field In the:N IS e4t n--ad
again Mr. led the
ever all aema
Mr. Stokes
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''he new agricultural appropri-
ti(i bill carries many items of in-
.,r(,:.t t Iurly to Florida. Cotton, tobacco.
Citrus fruits, pineapples and truck
:rming all receive attention.
Improvement in transportation of
Florida oranges, $9.000; study of
,pecan varieties,.$2700; farm man-
agement in Florida, etc., $7,084;
tobacco and seed distribution,
S300; subtropical garden, Miami,
$12,217.50; soil surveys in Florida,
$2,b00; scale insect investigations,
A6.000; white fly investigations,
),4000; insects affecting tobacco,
$5.000: Everglades drainage in.
vestigations, $2,000; cotton di.s-
ease investigations, $2,787.50;
cowpea disease investigations,
$1,010; investigation of malnutri.
tion of truck crop, $2,435; breed.
ing new citrus fruits and pineap.
ples, $4,110; weevil resistant cot-
ton investigtions, $10,814.20;
production of rubber and rubber
substitute in the United States,
$1.00; boalmie studies of va.
ous troc and ubtropica
plants, 8.1; a5kAhm. t of
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Perile Ar persi .
A few of the newspapers thai
ardently p t MoI .IBow-
ard and W'kt~oat in the primaries
of last year, are already seeking
to cast discredit on Governor Gil-
christ's administration by indulg-
ing in reflections that are not on-
ly unjust, but puerile. For one
thing, they sneer at the fact that
our new executive is carrying out
the Everglades drainage policy of
Governor Broward, and in doing
so they would lead one to believe
that General Gilchrist, in his pri-
mary campaigns last summer,
declared against the Broward
drainage scheme and as a result,
had received the support of all
the opponents of drainage.
The fact is that General Gil-
christ never did declare against
the Everglades drainage scheme.
The sum and substance of allhat
he said on the subject was that it
was "a business proposition" to
be considered carefully as to the
cost and the profits. He thought
that such a colossal scheme
should not be undertaken with
undue haste or a reckless disre-
gard of the possible consequen-
ces, amongst which consequences
was the eventual ownership of
the lands as might be decided by
the courts.
The ownership having been
settled by compromise, and the
Internal Improvement Board
having already invested hundreds
of thousand of dollars in dredges
and actual operations, and having
also made great land sales and
contracts binding the board to
continue the drainage scheme,
there was nothing else left for
Governor Gilchrist to do, even if
he had been opposed to the prop-
osition. But he never did say that
he was opposed to it, and so the
aspersions of the Broward-Stock-
ton press are nonsensical.
Our new governor is a man of
business sense, and is moved in
his official acts only by the purest
patriotism and the loftiest ambi-
tions; and those who are inclined
to make invidious reflections upon
lkis administration may rest as-
-sure'd that whatever he may do
will be done with an eye single
to what he conscientiously be-
lives,. to lbe for the best interest
of the State, and no amount of
(i:m'.irig, inilndo or clamor by
ii, *e w ho opposed his nomina-
t ,,, c'an move him from his
on-:.. If he finds any policy
X',;n.iI lie thinks will be f'r the
ol, il the State. he will not
w 1 il,.tte t1o adopt it, even though
il IIlmy lIe a pet hobby of theli pI-
-I I (11)11.
,v.rvnor (ilchrist is not
pla; ,iig politics;" he ie s simply
li.vot ing himself with his v. hole,
,inv:irt to the lofty ambition of
,asking. one of the best governors
that Florida has ever had, and he
will succeed in his efforts. Pun-
ta Gorda Herald.


HON. SYD L. CARTER,
of Alachua County.
Hon. Syd L. Carter is one of
the most prominent figures in
Florida politics, and one of the
ablest members of the Florida
bar. For thirty years past he
has served his State in various
capacities, always with honor to
himself and satisfaction to his
constituents.
In 1881-and 1882 Judge Carter
was Superintendent of Public In-
struction in Levy county, and in
18?5 was elected a member of the
Constitutional Convention, where
he served on the Judlic ary and
Educational Committees.
In 1887 Judge Carter removed
to Gainesvilie. Here he entered
into a law partnership with Hon.
I. PI. Taylor, which partnt rship
co(itiinied until Judilre Taylor was
appointedl to the Supreme Bench.
In 1811 lit' represented Alachua
county in t e I, Lvislature. and


served as Chairman of the]
Committee of the e
House on the Revisio
Laws. Was also a
the Committee on J
that session, and was
of the Committee on
tional Amendments. He
sented his county in the
tire of 1907, and besides
member of the Judiciary,
priation and Railroad
tees, he was elected Chai
the Commission created to i
tigate the acts and doings of
Internal Improvement
Ten years he has
State's Attorney, besides
ing many other positions of
and trust, and now his conaq
ents have returned him to,
session of 19J09 practically
out opposition.
Ju'lg,' Carter is a Past GraOq
iMaitte-r of the Masonic Gra=
LolgI,', an Odd Fellow and Ma
Elk with "long antlers."


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lION. J. A. COX. FINEST OF ALL CLIKATEL
Of the( Couwtv of Polk. At t'.. recent TuWercul'osis EbiW.
tion :,i J.t.Ke.onvillc, Dr. Henry I9
lion. J. A. Cox, one of the Stout d-li.cered an address on l41h*
members of the lower house for Cli rate of Florid i w.th RefeiTne t
the county of Polk, is a native of Tu.brculo,.i." He said in part:
Mississippi, and a graduate of s,,,w. I, well in a high alttutoJ, 1*.;
the University of that State. He specially if they are not subject
is a teacher by profession having hemorrhages. or have heart
spent forty years in school work. tons; others thrive in a law sl tMIt
Is now seventy-one years old. which does not tax the heart or
From April 16th. 1861, until tion.
discharged by parole, May 3rd, "The chief thin.; to be c i4n
1865. he served as a Confederate however, ik the opportunity to live ot,
soldier, both in the ranks and as of doors and to feel the health-glsai
prisoner on Johnson's Island. rays of the sun. In these partimlMWg
Was wounded at the seige of Florida stands among the most favage,
Vicksburg in 1863. localities.
In consequence of this service "Dr. Baldwn, from twet"4
and suffering for the beloved years obwrvations in J
"Southland," Mr. Cox takes a Is")a that J&anary has had an I
great interest in the organization ofN cl2 r days, February T. Magb
of United Confederate Veterans. April 25, May and for the
He attends the reunions as often State, = clmer day .
as possible and, by bis devotion. "suroon-Genw al Lawson uip
has ao won the esteemof hisold theclmat of Florida is
comrades as to have been made e quibe, and proverbially agrwab
by them Brigadier-General of the t subject to few atmospb ls
3rd Brigade, Florida Division, tio. and its atmospherie riig
U. C. Vs1. mhtN s than I ay p.rt mf*
Mr. Cox is also a zealous Ma- 8 tat*w a a I
son, having been a member of ...., .
this order or fifty years. At this WIsias.Ir-,AW
writing he holds the position of tieom whih are ly
D. D. Grand Master of the 17th :.ped pro
District. He is a member of the w .
Missionary BapUti Church, a- "S-by w
married man and an anas milaes- "no. pia v"r i.lh
ble Democrat, having never vo. a
ted ay other tidckeLt
Mr. Cox was a number of the E
Florida Leislat m in .M
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nl!a ofto wohluma to fc
to Pi ot Me delay It was ealy a
fiw M eus past 6 wha Do drew
e baoe e halt at Mdge's own
"We've made eeellet Ume." he
ma. "Now, Miss Madg. If you are
w1a. r11 Just take yoer wagon
gp to Tom WIek'as sop and leave
it to repaIred I dop't think Tom
S Oh you'W so ood! You've tmb
es -eh trouble." Made breathed, I,
ow-n taS you enouh."
Mar bther aighed with relief as she
e relthe haw e. He had a good An.
the i set ad wa l trying meat and
pot ta for uppwr. "Tu dear. brave
Ml girl, he said remorsefully. "If I
wa half a man"-
S"MOw, dad, you shan't my that?
Mad ured. Thmse laughed ofy.
7.ve had such an adventu." And
M h what had happened add-
aws ao Dee o aoy.dad
Why. e be O n of the earOw
up xeuM wa."**h h father a id
Neat de. whan Mad e weat to pst
her w o shew fa ud Ite woet only met
SM p tr. Afer that dw
AM* a-H something for herself en
t hear bebx at the junctli of the
-Wesbwltr and Naread read -a es-
of eaudy, a mew book or a pretty a-
ate o flp oredates. Thefa wa so
ap is tall ohsW n e tay came, but
Made knew, and the kaowed mads
hr han t wondowus lt.
0Ha S ay mu 1i chueh Made
m othe busatofso a Og W
I eM b Oaktufflt& l d ebaWSW
Wo Dem Owre am g After ehureh
he walhad hom wit hrw.
e trid to thank hIo &hr an hia
knitme but he pIrinaden not to un-
da, v After that hb came several
tueeto the t dueb and each time at-
cepani har hems. Kimt Winter
souneed him.
"Madi has st a beau sanw anough."
she tlbs and she wett oo tgbtway
to IMteSm te Mad.L
"I saw that you Cary walking
hoe with you from church yeater-
day," be said. "He's the blgest
atti up NWrthtld way. Histatbr's
worth $4,O, they my. and Doo' his
ealy child." /
he was at im sitthwnL rather mad-
ly Shat one Sunday afternoon when
tihe doorbell rang. Made went to an-
wer the rtg and aaw Don Cary ml-
eg and poweeWd white with snew.
"Wi you let me come tM, snow and
'.he asked.
eMad wa oenly too glad. She had
frgotte everything at the ght of
"Well yro year wll aeoo be up,"
Im Winter mid a maeth later, drop
piu la 6w chat with M p. wo was
buy eewltg. YToW've held out we
aditly, an d I seer tho ugN y"
a-Id. Gong to take WI a~nte year'
"WeL I t-g as msuh, MUim
Winter I I W as g sharply at


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Ta M 'S wiMaefalow a
W ooM trhe pIn Mat re

w ~m* a wna a t a chisanee
wOeB may ta Goes mer', ."-

The Apaniah etal sta th is moat
ceampIcated. The ad at yellow of
the Spanish ag is sarM tr be derived
from this occwrream : la 378 Charlet
the Bolddipped m hs age in the blood
of Geotrey, coant et Barcelona, and
dew the down the econt's golden
2M el In.token of his appreciation of
the latter' bravery. The shield, sow
marked, became the arms of Barce-
lba^ which became part of Aragon,
th Its arms were taba by that singer
dom. Now t the rgal standard: In
the list quarter or upper left band
part at the Oag are the arms of Leon
tad Cstfle, the lIWl and the castle.
The second quarter is taken up one-
halft by the antas of Arago, one-half
by the arms of BStly. T he upper third
of the third quarter-dIclefty under
the anst-showa the Austrian colors.
The lower two-thilrds is divided be-
tween the lag of Burgue dy and the
black lion of Flanders. The upper
third of the fourth quarter shows the
checkers, another BArgm dlan device.
while the lower twothirds is shared
ty the red eatle of Antwerp and the
golden liek of Brabant, and on the top
of all.this are two hadoe abowIngt
the Portuguese arm, the other the
trench eur-d-ils. oa slderable of a
lag that.
heed Cauee Pfe Teers,
A oettain ma laeval a lton had all the
mirror. removed from bs palace, so
the miPo t avoid the paIn ot e*
lb his own face. This sultan called
a hisgand ivIr oal day mad by a
ddut happened to catch ight of bais
WAect Hia i as-- r lds es overpe w.
eed him. and be br nto tiosest
sobbng lm tthi ostbrst the VtO
SFinally the sultan lmed
down, wiped his oeys and Pt eay to
smokeoned talk. But not so the vtr.
He sobbed on and on. His master. tap-
pug his slipper Impatleatly an t
etmloa waited for him to cease. At
tg buthe sultan set anlry Mand e
calamd:
"Why do you weep longer than I,
vilierr"
"Alas." thei rand vi er replied, "you
wept 0 cosmaner of the Mta i.
because you saw your face obut for an
instant, but I se It all day and eVery
day"

A Dubious ComplimeeiL
"It looks well, but I am afraid It Is
duabous," mid a financler. speaking f
a proposed scheme. GYVe. It to dubious.
It *Vmla4. me of the Turkish pasha
and his wife.
"A Turkish paaba lay dying. Be
summoned to hil the youncast aod
first of his forty-six wiveS and Mad
to her In a low. weak voice:
"'Put on your rkbhet chsume, your
mOst brilliant jewel.. lek your hair
with pearls and brIKbtiu your linr
ttp. with bhena.'
'Ile youiig wife bluhbed. ven In
"'Aud why, m1 lord.' Hhe mId 'do
you dire me to make this samptuous
"'So that death bhea It comes.' the




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hams,
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ot an -Uaimttad -ep, an4, ae-d,
et a rman lemoa, Just =a-keat t
pyS the amnt as two ooma ad tod
keep Ma f t a ro suh contact with
the eandtee of ufpe.
Althemah thee etera nalUtte were
Sabout him, ae rewarded t which he
afar bacage te had nevw bete forced
hadto MsIlpt wth em. an n



Day ftber day be ist over the trys
of ts tyewrter, two roomand to p
per a load ot valou that were with
the rddea to elif elop ad took
winl to thee lst erry market, wbere
too often cause hehadttred bck.
Still be wrote on, and his dreams
rose a a bulwark against the buffets
of the world, ad his ebeerful face
smied at ulf.
Amoug the many other dwellers In
the hose was the little music teacher
aroes the ball, who squeemd barely
enough income from the world to keep
together her slender body and her gen.
tie soul.
Her face was young and sweet, but
the struggle with life had set Its work
upon It, and she sometimes envied the
boy his cheerful face, though she took
herself to task most sternly for bar-
boringi scb unworthy thought.
The boy thought little of his nelgh-
bor, although he always liked to listen
In the evening when her sweet voiee
and the notes of her old piano Boated
scream the ball.
This afternoon the boy's mind was
busy with quite another person than
the music teacher.
"I wonder," he. aa to himself, "I
she'll wear them. Of couse she'll nev-
er know from whom they camt."
A wistful line deepened between his
eyes.
"Of conme she'll ner know," he
repe ad, with a little sigh. "he
mout have any number of admlirea"
Be tralsttened is a ei ahel
des as thogb to shake oil an istl
h buries.
"ihe is so beautiful and so aeoas-
I. I woW it wo ant har to know."
me wMppMi ato package earefuly
ad souSht he l$anr. who h reM
qatd to act I nthe eapauty of *a
The ma looked at the boy with
amiable toie-me. vevry one was
amiable with the boy.
"Hellol" be called after him. "You
I6te0't told me which lady on your
hal."
The boy turned with usboed cheeks
and shy eyes.
"'Why," he said, "sho"- He could
not bring himeIt to speak her stage
mame. It jarre apeo him, and he
Womb fromI conelmte be ha did
eot know her real one. The amusned
ae t the aniter was upoa him, and
ohe threw upI hts head with a dden, a-
wanted digmity.
Please take It to the beautiful adg
or," he amd prosilly.
That evening the boy pick-tured the
celebrity presing her fair face tn the
fragrant violets. Would she wear
them? lie opened bin door and walk-
ed down the bug ball to the window
at the eud. His eyes wer on the door
of the eelerity' sittlng room. lPr-
eutly she would co n out on her war


ill find both In the
i. Organdies, Oing-
Percales, Linens,
of all kinds,

m nroderies, Rib-
osiery, Ac., also


a L n


arhcers at


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7 ,t he ih ar, he r hbt
am were the roye lita -
MwoCAtIN' haI~r eawbt ai

I e loiBst fyoutha aa a dh.e
woeUon da wor, "and y
hoi-thing in her iacs tha tl
th Wv mer than evem her
attire. The door closd, amd hS
.A he groped hisway --r
darkness of hist stti-n reoam
on the pages of his latest ma iri
that had fallen to the oor, but
not heed. Throwing himaetf Into *
ametr. he lane a ad t the taMa
and buraled histee a n his ars.
for a long time he at ta the da
moa. He thought of his violets new
only with a feelang of self disgwt
suddenly the soft strain of "Anaie
Laurte" fell on his ears, played
asng by the girl acro the hai M e
aised his face an4 listened. A so*
daon contrast rose before him-the hea-
features he had seen and the swo ,
modest tao of his little naehbor. He
obeyed a sudden Imaplse that bee t
him w his feet and mat him uae
the hall. The door was ajar.
The strains of the old song h 4
ceaed. lbut the girl atl atttm a
before the piano, her face burled t
the fragrance of a bowl of loieH
She rated a startled tae at h4
knock, but at eight of the boy hr
face brightened. Re looked at her b
wonder-at the smooth coll of har
soft brown hair-and marveled that
the garish gold bad ever seemed
fair.
"Oh." she said, "I hare had such a
lovely precut!" And, lifting the vi- *
lets, she took a long. laxnrturos gai
"I don't kndw who sent them. J"
think, the Janitor mid they we
the sweet stnge." And he lauaIhe
apply.
There was somethlasn In the hbag
taoe that startled her.
"Oh." shbe cried, "did yo-I beiev
yo f eat tmr .'"
The boy laughed In a lUght baa
way that l4s surspised him. ,
Sam ad you like the m,
$%ey ar alikhe yo eome ow-he vin-
The irit" under d with arm, i4
moisaue. aid held eot a s bM
passive little hand.
"Os b yoe of t knowh, h1 e elM I
waU tired and IsMigJAed I k" s i





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Ms. Dhe 8m e w-T"omy. a b tl.
andt some lA plans heamr .




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the one that s 'the Bant s to Yi.
lef To mmy-f arlyo dp't
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want ome nOce plum Jam? Taq*
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