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Group Title: Correspondence, Business and Legal Papers
Title: Correspondence, Business and Legal Papers: January-February, 1905
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Finding Guide: A Guide to the Napoleon Bonaparte Broward Papers
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Title: Correspondence, Business and Legal Papers: January-February, 1905
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Tallahass~eeFla

My dear" SIr;-

I undrs~irtalld that Mr. B~ro.rne .4ill call the matter of

Hamilton G3rif"in's pa~rdon up before the Pardoning Board shortlyandl I

:rould easpcally ask thatfdo all that you oarn for him, You .rill remem-

ber that rhsn your :4av in Keyq Wesit lasitI dnt over the Ofise ri~th yro

ant tolt yoau t~hat in a short tine the case woruld come antd yEou said then

that you woulld do all in your poverzooinsistly rith your dultY asPf Governor,

to help, younE Ifriffin

I Am fier.11y convicted that Griifin never intendledJ to shoot Glrynn,arba

the *rlol affair ran accideltntal,but it is one of those unfortunately onses

that aannoot Fe proven,but Revertheless .re are satisfied to a moral cer-

talbty that he never intended to orboot,

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January 27, 1905.



Hon. N B. Poward

Tallahassee, Fla.

Dear Governor:-

I received your letter of recent A~nte in '.~i-:hi h o

tonier me an appointment to your personal stclff as eite~~L-temem

w~ith the rank of colonel, andl I have delaysil rep~lyin~ until I h~ad

advised with my father in re~art there~to, and rs he~ has been absenlt

-rom the city for s~ome: days the matter has been unacvai~slably ot-

ponot until this time.

I. desire to thankr you most sincerely for the honor whiiich you

have thus tendered- me, andL under other 01~rcumsztances "I should fooll

proui, indeed, to accept the appointment, but my father advises me

that he has signified to youz his desire to receive the appointment

as Harbtr Master for this port, and it would therefore seen to us

that another appointment at your hands would look too much like

a family affair, rather inviting unjust criticism, anl for this

reason, and this reason alone, I feel that I must decline the honor

you have tendered me.

Assuring you of mny app!rec'iation, I am

Yours sincerely,





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Key West, Florida,

January 31, 1905.

Hi s Excellency,

Governor N.B. b 1roarad,

Tallahassee, Fl~a.

Sir;

Please excuse thre liberty I take in

addressing you. I an a widowr, without

money, family or friends. Before his death,

my husband went to Mdr. George Brooks, At-

torney-at-L~awr, in Key West, to make his

will. Mllr. Brooks told him that he would

like to read the law on. a few points be-

fore maing the will. In the meantime my

husband died. Mbr. Brooks will testify to

the incident, an to the fact that my bus-

band intended to leave m~e the place where

I am nowP living and q$800 in money. MyI3 hus-

band had frequently told mne this, in the






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presence of his niece, who is also a wit-

ness in my behalf.

The lawyer who settled my husband's

affairs, paid mqy husband's bills out of

the $800 intended for as and gave me one-

third of w~hat was left. Myj husband's

children (lpy step-children) got the rest.

His children now threaten to take myp home

from me and put me in the street. Knowing

them as I do, I believe they will attempt

to carry out their threat.- Each of his

children has a nice home, well furnished,

while minne is old and leak~y, and they know

their father intended to makze his will and

leave no~ the house and also the money.

What shall I do? I have no one else

to appeal. to, and I sincerely ask that you

will kindly take som action to enable me

to keep my home.
Thanking you in advance for any ad-
vice and assistance which you may be able





p. ggyN W. J ORYA
LAW OFFICES
BRYAN & BRYAN, J~auary 51st, 1906i.
J AC KSO NV ILL E, FLA.


Governor N. 3 B Eieroard,
lrallahaseee, Pla,,

Dear 8175-

Enclosedt hRereith I senrd yod copy ofE latter sand propo0sed,

heading for petition which explain ~themrselves.,

I do not believe there la anly doUbt but that Senator

Brown has permanently changed his res~ience~, as I wass told by

Dtr. Slitchz an 2 Hawls that theyr hadt bought him out1, and he owns~L

no property wPhatever in jarion County and said he never ;irtendeds
to return there to ~vle sa has; gones into business In Nbiami.

Parthermore, I go not believe that hkis change of residence

and the consequent vacanoy fin the office of SenatoF caused thereby

should be allowed to gob unnoticed.

r wilr advise youL ;f" I hear( Further f~rom MW. B ullook

or others in that Btenatorial, Dstrict in reference to the matter.

fery 1Cespectfulkyg yours,


]EnSO. 3.





TO HIS ~EXCELL~ENfCY TH~E GOVfERN~OR OF FLORIDAB,

Yes the undereig~ned eleators of the Twentle~ b Senatorial
DistriSO1otcomprising the Coun~ties of Ma~rion andr SaPnter in the

state of FPLorida, resp~eattaly reprersent -unto your Etxcellenor
that the Eonror ~ble Chblrarles nroe Brown, eleoctd na state senator

from said DistrioS at the general e~lection in Niovember, A. D1

1902, for a term of four. yeara theretrom, and w~hose term~ as suoh
Rtate Senator fran this, the Twerntiefih Benatorial Distriot of

FloridA, does not Shorefore expire until after the next assalon

of the Legis~lature of ~the State of ~Pforida, has permanstently changed

his residene f~rom this, the said Twentieth Benatorial Distriot

faro alhigh he wras sao elected, So the TPhirteenthr Benatorial Distriot

of the state of Florida, and that hisa seat from the Twentiseh

senatorial DisttrioXthas thereby been vac~ated; therefore wo, the

said undPereigned electors, respectfPUlt petition your Ezsellennyg

to eaa1 a (pcia election before the sesalon of the Leg~islature

of 1905 is he1A in order that the said vacanpour as~ed by the

said permanant change of residences of the said Ch~arlles Henroe

f5rzow, whose term9 as senator fromP the.-anid Dis~trictt has not one

Oireldl may be filled and this Distriot not allowePd. to be unrepre-Y

. sea~re5'2d~~; the 5md) sesion of the Legalatute of the Sta:te-of ,

S2oterda, to canvrene an ~April 4thl A. D. 19805,


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LAW OFFICES

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I fuwrther believe, and am most emphatic in this belief,

that no such mnrz as Cn 11. Brown should represent further the

Twcentiaeth Senatorial Distlliot, if it is possible to in any cons~ti;

tutional or legal way oust him.

I am-sendingl you this on ag own responsibility, and sug~-

gest that yo confer with your friends about it and lZet me hear

from you, and if I can be of an further service in thi.s or any

other matter you kn~ow in advance yrou can command me.

With best wishes and regards, I remaEin,

Yours very truly,


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Your comrmunication of 17th instant dulyi

received and wouldc h~avre b-een answered sononer bu~t

T;r :." aosence from thec C t'-:

It affords rze pleasure to accept your very

-I!,rous offer arri do so under the conditions ron:ec? in

'cnr -,L 7'ster's cormmunicoation, andii Lrovern : self ic -

cordln -1..

.1-;I: tl~anki!r yrou for you~r courtesy, I remar-in,

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TO H~IS EXCELLENCE.

N.B.BROWARD, GOVIERNR OF FOIDA.

SIR 9
I herewith submit for your consideration, theReport
of the Honorary Fish Commissionor, of the State of Florida, for
the years l905 ,908,
The persistent anta onism towards the efforts
of your Commiissioners, duinT previous years, in behalf of the
State and her peop'le,in protecting and propaTatingh~t her natural
food resources, and creatinE a revenue therefrom, culminated in
an Act of the L~egFislature, durinF; its last session, repealing
the Sections of the Statute, creatini- the Fish Commission, its
duties, and compensation, "thereby leaving : this most valuable
of the States food resources, of Fish and Oysters, to the
depredations of those who seek rather to destroy*, than preserve
this inheritance of posterity, and the methods whereby, these
Food products could be propargated, and protected according to
Law. This coupled with an intentional omission to pass a Relief
Bill introduced to compensate Mr John G Ruge, the former Secretary
of the Commission, for services since I~8,18 to which he was justly
due, equally with the Chairman of the Commission,who relieved his
salary in conformity to Law. This in itself was an injustice, and
should be considered by the coming Legislature, in appropriating
th snna"-mhamm eatesseJthesy a paid th~e Gha~rman,
the same amount as Salary,as paid the Chairman-
The matter of personal Exupenses, requisite to carry on the
work of the Commission, in3 the past both. itinerary, and clerical
was also ignored.
Under the conditions stated~the Fisheries and
Oyster industries which form such an important source of Revenue
to other States, when properly protected by L~etislative action,
are virtually abandoned, for want of Legal suervision by a
competent Comm~ission, and therefore subject to violations of
the Law in all localities, as is exemplifiedby the destruction
of the Oyster Beds for many miles in the Matansas,and St Sebastian
Rivers near St Augustine. The Sponge Fisheries have also suffered
devastation from the same cause, as~cited in the Report of the U,S,
Commission ofFisheries to the Secrdtary of Commerce and Labor,on
padres 13 and 26, for the Fiscal year ending June I906.
Your Excellency ,realising the conditions existing and
the motives of the opposition, in the antagonizing of the Fish
Commission, in the past, permitted the iill to become a Law
without exercising the Veto power, thereby leaving a clear field
for future Legislative action. In order that nothing might be lost,
in the way of a succession of Reports, or the Correspondence which
since IS98, had 'ocen kept up, which embraced inquiries from Foreign
Countries, as well as from nearly altl the States in the Union.
Mr John Y Detwiler, the Chairman of the Commiss-ion since L898,
was appointed as Honorary Fish Commissioner,without compensation,
he,:-agresingq to continue the work as in1 past years,rea~izing the
importance of the service to the State, trusting the 'Ieg~islature
of, 1907, would recognise the importance of action, after a further
realization of two more years of the depletion of the Fisheries,
the Oyster, and Spong~e industries.







Pag7e 2

The above statement;Your Excellency, briefly defines the conditions
as they now exist, since the end of the year 1904, the Report of
which emanating7 from the Chairman and Secretary, of the Florida
Fish Commission, virtually terminates the action of that body.
I ~In conformity to previous Laws ref-ulating the Florida
Fish Commiission, the Report was to be submitted annually to the
Governor, Ulnder the new conditions, the duties were assumed to
be mainly clerical, and in accordance with the best interests of
the1 State, as defined by the Honorary Commiissioner.
During the time elapsing since the adjournment ofl the
Legislatureo f l05,the work outlined was to reply to all
Correspondence of whatever nature addressed to the Comm~ission,
to send out the Reportsof 19303 and 1904 to the Fish Commissioners
of the several States, also to the most prominent Pulic Libraries,
wnere the Reports would be permanently retained for reference..
the nessessary postage and stationary being furnished gratuitously
by your Commissioner whenever required~ also keeping in touch as
much as possible,with the operations of the Commercial fishermen
and thereby acquiring valuable information for future use.
In the matterof information, your Commissioner is greatly
indebted to the Public Press tnroui7hout the State,many of the
Editors realizing the importance of thework engi-aged in, burnished
free of charge, copies of their papers.
Of thek itinerary work, of nessessity it has been greatly
curtailed, owing to lack of funds for exrpenses.Prom Pernandina,
south to Miami, along the East Coast, and short trips by Launch
from the head of the Halifaxi,to Indian River, embraces the limit.
Forinland transportation, courtesies have be n extended when
required by the Florida East Coast Railway.
In reporting tne success attending the planting of Shad fry
during previous years, authentic statements as to tlhe taking of
Shad in the Miami River in Dade County, the St Lucie River in
St Lucie County, also the Tomoka River in Volusia County, have been
recieved,showing that practical results have been obtained as
anticip at ed.
Itis sug;ested that a Memorial to Congressbe
submitted by the coming Legislature recoomending that the Musquito
Lagoon,be set apart as a Government Reservation, for the natural
propagation' and protection of the Mullet, and other native fishes,
this locality being their native habitat, the limits extending
fromthe south end of the Lagoon,and head of Indian River including
the Haulover Canal and its approaches,to such limits, as have been
found by investigation to be nessessary for their future protection
orom the depredations of Comimercial fishermen ,such locali~8 should be
forever exempt from Net fishing for commercial purposes.
During the month of December,I906B, the TT,8,BFish Hawk,
was ordered to New Smyrna, to investigate the habits of the
Mdullet,and ascertain their spawning grounds. After exhaustive
investigations by experts, it was ascertained that the Musquito
Lagsoon was the feeding grounds,, as well as the nursery of the
young Pryzand that the surf in the vicinity of New Smyrna inlet
was the spawning grounds of these most valuable Fish, the young
fry returning by the million, to the Riveron their way to Musquito
Lagoon
Through the kindness of Col Mh,J,0 B~rien #~resident of
tneSouthern Express Company, your commissioner has been the recipient
of valuable Statistical information, relative to the shipment of
Fish over the lines of the Southern Express Company~from all sections
of the State during the years I903 and 1904, too late however to be
included in the~revIious RPe Dorti but are now incorporated with this
aocument also to same sta istics for the years 1905 and I906.







Page 8.

When it is considered that these records are absolutely authentic,
and are comparative in their nature, embracing four consecutive
years, your Commrissionerfeels under great obligationsto the
Gentleman, for the courtesy extended in this particular.
It is hoped that in the introduction of a Billin the coming
Legislature, it will include a eeetiebnb section requiring a
License, for all1 engaged in Comm~ercil fishing, thereby creating a
Revenue, whereby the waters of the State may be replenished, and
provision made for the expenses of the Commission, as well as
providing Statistics, forfuture reference, that will prove a
valuable auxiliary, in the future developmentof our natural food
and marine products.
Respectfully abmitt di
New Smyrna, Flor ida. .v,
Febr~Luar, 'uet3- 1907+ i )- d'-- I.?, ./:*
aonrary F sh Commissionerfor' Fl~orida.





Reports of' Fish shipped from Plorida, by Southern Express Co
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.h.-sne-ns Ota.-.At Jacksonville, Fla., Fel 14th, 05.





M~r. John Y., Detwriler, i i

President, Florida, Fisht Commtrission,

New Smyrna, Florida.

Myr Dear Sir:--

Your favor of 7th. in~stant to Tltv York greeted my

return here to-cay~ from Hfavana.

Appre:ciating ygour efforts in behalf of the Florida

Fish Commission, an~d the importance of this industry to the State,

I can assure you that it will afford us pleasure to assist in atny

way wre consistently can in the accomplishment of your object, and

while I do not know that w~e will `te able to furnish all the data

desired, I will refier your letter to our Super.Y~ intendent, Mr.'V W (.

H~aile, in this City, with request that he take steps-to supply you

with suLch information as to the movement of fish from Florida iy-

Exrpress during 1904 as it may be practicable to collate from our
reFf ord~is.

Trusting that the data which we m~ay be able to com-

pile will serve your purpose,

I am,

Yours very truly,













em~; Fe j/~ b.15th,1905 .








Krs. Johin Y. D~etwiler,
President, Florida Fishi Com~rission,
New Smyrna, Fla.
Dear Sir:
Yolur letter of Febrru~a-ry 7t~h to Mrr.!I..J.0'Brien, Prssident,
has been sent to me, anld we wsill e~nd~eavor to gSive yIou tofl d3sired
staitem~ent as toe thie number of barrels of fish shipped from thie
State of Florida byl Expresse for thle pjast year, mionfhly.
If have taken? th roatte~r~ upJ with Mr.J.B.Hockiaday, Supe~r-
intendant, Savatrnnah, Ga., whoiC has charges of thes Expr.;as business
on thes linet of t~he Florid~a East Coast Ry. and the Atlantic Coast
Line, and! when I hear from~ him, will be g~lad to coraminicate further
withl you on1 ithe subject.

Res le ch; f ully, ,,: .* , :r ,


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Pres ident,:lFlorida~ Fishr Co. -<
New Spy`Jrnat, Fla.
Deitr Sir:
Ack~nowledgt~i ngS :oulr letter of thes 18th, in connection with; pre-
vious correslpondnce, 1 betg to ha~:nd I'ou herewith statements showrin~ thle
number of barrels of fish shi pedi from Florida by Express dur inii the
yeaLrs 1903 adi~ 1904.
The st1atsment, of fish~ from~ the Florida. Division comp~rises
shipmebnts from tUhe line of the Florida East Goast Ry and Atlantic Coast,
Lines, and those from the S~oultheastefrn D~ivtision cover the Seab~oard Air
LineB Ry, and Carrshe3. ll,Tall~tarese & Georgia R.R.
O~f course, there are a few fish shipped fran other points,
but tese are very ma~ll shipments.
We do not kas~p this information byr stations and i~t would bes
an evelrlaseting job to fget it up Itow.
I hop~e thle information cojntsined in 4,th attached statements
will serve ~four purose.

nse a p.fuly,

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Iofe~rrin to ;,...: letter of th~e 4th inst.; anld .*CI i m.1y of
tile iOt 1~: to a e~se ?iou Iedr~eviith stae -edt of fish moved from? th1e

SO".:;', I- DITIISION, of 1.6 000"J2eT vl~e: Ij Compnyi, fo~r years
1901: and i(` C, abc- ine an increase of 3231 ':a:, tls for 1'.0!6.
Just as so an ais state at for the Florida Civ ;sion is re-
ceivzd from "r. ~ .? '-aekefe ;, Sup~e~rint~endent at Sa-voi. 2 a.-&, we
:-ill for:a-rd s~ne a to you p~rompJtly-, at rL70.11:-assee.

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8144

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14111

10551
103764


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July,

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September,

October,

November,

December


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I hope to be in T"lorida some time in Mafirch anrd 'vould be gl.adi t~o

call on yio:1 anc tacl~k wsith y~o71 on '`l18 subjecot-~-

I1 llr state brief;lyr tiat, thel EverS1lades~ cn~ never

be, suc ce ssfull:T reolai2-med while thlet Kssinm~e river "lows into

!rlake: Okeechnobee. This st~re.a;- muiist, be diverrte:d into the southl

Porke of Pease rivear,and~' t :enle in~to Charlotte 4arb~or--

Thle old cana:l rmust be iderned,a~ndl mdet aviailable to carry off

thec sulrrulus8 vater of 2the lake in the~ rain:' selason---

An embn'.lklrn~--nt--lev--- murst be construlctead around thle sout'ern

rim of lake Okeechosbs,to in rornd thie wYater or the laket---

Then by a syrstem or dikers th~e 'rsrtlades cn be dr'ained toward

the Atlantic coast---
tecluans) (~t~ LL11E\)\\ C; Sterw;
"je whole cost of th~e wrork I have oult-lilnedl should not exceedl

$.5,ooozooo----1 'ba~rre figI:.; on t'lis estimated ve~rry Olosely "!7nm
the data I havext,anrd~l7 am uit~e s!re th~at, it wqll not, cost, near so

much as has been supp~osedi--
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AnN GROSSMAN DAVID S. KOMISS BENJAMIN ROSENBERG
PvCSIoeNT Vice-ParsioENT SEcaanrAR aNo TacasuRI





UNITED STATEi~S REST AN CO
STATEADAASS

Hon. N B. Boward Gov.
Tallahasse, Florida
Dear Sir:-


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WCe a~re erectin- a most exclusive and refined. Dining Hll

situated at the Corner of State & .4dams Sts.) Chicago, in a siadce

occupying 19,000 sQ"* feet, divided in sections equal to the amount of

States in the union. Each" se ation to represent a different State of

the United States of America, and each State will be decorated with

chk~otorrants of thle most prominent man of the State.

would it be asking too much to have you furnish us with a photo-

graph of yrourself", whisk we shall be inite .honore~d to exhibit in youlr

State.

n6 as much? as we have, found our G~overnjra quite generouss in furnish-

ing their photographs we trust that you will overlook this indiscretion

of addressing you writhout a forml introduction.

Thlankinj you in anticipation of~lthis .favor, and hopin3 to be

favored with a rep~ly at yollr earliest convenience, wre are

Yours most res8ectfu~ll~y

United States Restaurant Companly,

BY oi d, r~; gl 2 -Me7
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CfRAND, RAPIDAR FURNZITRE: CO.,

SATPLE FUrRNITUIRI- co .
GRAND ,RapIos, M~on. JACKSONVILLE, FLA.



Jacksonville, Fla, Februaryr 22, 1905.

MXrs. N. B. BTroward,

Ta~llaias~see P"la.

LIear iradame:-

To'F :jgi to PeknowPledg r~ceipt of your favor of the l7th inst.,

and; we are pleased to know that you wRill be in Jacksonvn~ illee shortly to

make a personal selection of a china closet, and beg to remain,

Yours truly,

GFA1Zr T:APIDSX FURNI"UREr COMPANY.~

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XC. O. CODRINGTON.

XE. A. CRAWFI1ORD).


INFORMATION BAlLLOT.
Showing candidates for DeleriFtes to
National Convention, endorsed I..:. Ir 1.:con-
ference of State T .;. sue of Hearst Anti-Trust
Clubs. These <.ank.En.-,i are indicated by an
"x" mark before their names.

Also candidates for M~embers of the State
Executive Committee, who are ruar.l;n:
Anti -Trust, Anti -Corporation C and..1.v.
These are likewise indicated by a "x" mark
before their names.

F~or M~embers of the State Democratic Com-
mittee from State it L~rc
"x" mark indicates \rlan 1 -s Anti-Con-
vention, Anti-Corporation Candidates.
i \'ote for Thirteen.)
J ,. W~. ADAMJS.

SDR. WAR~REN E. ANDEIRSON..

GE~ORGE L. BAHIL.L



A. C. BLOUNT, JTR.

SJOHNI J1. BRYAN1.

C. D. CLOUGHT.





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j ~Offic-lrsr Mardi Cras, March 6-7, 1905.
Invitation Committee
WALKER INGRAHAM, Pres. ijPE1NSACOLA
ci VV. C. JONVES, Chairman
JOHN G. OLIVER, Vice-Pres. C ria so at n i D OHIME

Fl) Ic~Ri~lt~ll~l? Tn ~PENSACOLA, FLORIDA C : (IIVr



: .nsacola, Florida,

Fer"-'uary 25th.19015.


Honorable :Lapoileon B. Broward,

Gov rnor of Florida,

Tallhassee, Florida.




By co :tmano of his :,.ajesty "FIriscus", kring of the ilardi Gras

Carnival, I: am sendir~n: to you under separate cover, an invitation to at-

-tend the ball at which his Royal Consort, the queen, will be crownd;; and

herewith, by be siajesty's c;_~-rani I am :. Singr~l: you tickets ~.':Mich will.

ca~r~it you to his ball.

His L~ajesty dir~ects me to transmiit to you his Royal cc:.mndrcsto dispensF

w~ith all of ibe b'.siness of State,,during the period of his reign, that you

may come to Pensacola and join his other loyal subjects in its revels.

With best wiszhes, I aLm,

r ~Very re spec' fullyr,

P --r

Chairman of His Mi~ajesty's Committee

on Invitations.


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WV. W. FA~RME~FR.

Do. U. FLE;TCHER.

.R. B. GARNETT.

G:. P. HSEALYT.



F'RANCIS A. -ENTD~RY.

W ILLIAM HOCK(ER.

HI. W. LONTG.

"H. H. M'OREAR.



G CUY I. METC-ALF.

X W. H3. MlILTON~r, JR.

X H. s. PHILLIPS.

JOHN Q. SMITH.

J. N`. WTHITNER.

Foer D legates to the National Democratic
Convention from State at Large.
"x" mark indicates Anti-Trust Hearst Can-
didates.
(L ote for Four.)
T. J. APPLEIYARD.

X JOHN S. BEARD.

y T. E. Bn'RYA.

X W. J. BRYAN.i

y C. A. CALRSON.

WT. J. HI1LL~I, N.

CLASUDE L;'~ENGLE.

For Delegates to the National Convention
from the Second Congressional District.
"y" mark indicates Anti-Trust Hearst Can-
didates.
(Vote for Two.)
4 T. S. ANDERSON.

D. NT. BATCHEIA).

X J. E. T. BOVDE;N.

D. L. GAULDEEN.

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JF~IF ~A. HENDLEY.

FRANCIS A. HEN~DRY.

WTTILLIBIA HOCKERI.

HT. W. LONGc.

H. H. M6'CREARY.



GCI'Y I. MZETCALF.

W. HI. M~ILTON, JR.

H. 's. PHEILLIP S.

JOHN QZ. SIITH.

.T. N. WHVI-TNEIR.

F~or Deleraftes. to the N'ational Democratic
C..nu~nnon from State at Large.
"X" mark indicates Anti-Trust Hearst Can-
lEldates.
(\ ote for Four.)
T. J. APPLEYARD.

JOH aor S. BE)ARD.

T. E. BR YA N.

W 7~. J. BRYANI.



WT. J. HTIhLiLaN.

C~LAUDElr L'ENGLE.

For Delegates to the National Convention
from the Second Congressional District.
"x" mark indicates Anti-Trust Hearst Can-
didates.
(Vote for Two.)
T 1. S. ANDERSON.O

D. N. BATCHEIX)R.

y J. E. T. BOWT~DEiN.

D. L;. GAUL;DEN.

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PROCLAMATION



Ifo the AMIERICAN PEOPLE:


Appointing: Washing~ton's Birthday, February 22d, as


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HEItrEAS, hapiness~ri` ini Ourp 1IInCS, ;IIII.JlL. 11..
am~ong 1)ur1 peple,lc hlonecsty~ nod1l ability inl (ivie
oIffairs, the( pruogress of demtc~rade-i insjtitulimas l


The1( formlt is thle c~ornecrstonelc of the~ repulblic. .
The-j~~ furl(toryt.,~ c~ontec s next inl importune. Hunt- !
er ndfurctcory w8o~rkers tconstitultt the geat
p'r~od~ctingp ma!sses. ao pnte ol na n
the fac~tory, 1ubor inl thle distr~ibutio nI o-f thle prr~oduct: s of forml11 andlt bfolr.V
---u1Ch are the sources~ of this counlltry's wea:lth1- ou, r varst. prodswltlllin usul
consumlllingK p)owerI upon0 thle prosperity of whichr dependllt s thle unticunt
w\elfatre.
BEhlindt aind aIbove oill is that mlost wronderlful of Intmranl institutions ;
--the AmeuriCan houseic. (condritionrs w.itrin tlhe horne1C mu11 th,0 11,il,,, n., -

cirde a nulrsc' ry ofC a.1 thatl is best~i and hiighe~st ini pcrsonar~l chul:r~nctcr -
a1 c~onlstant inspirationl to- honest, endealvor its private or~l publlic life' on
the p~art of hath y-ounlg andl~ ojld.
It is mcct and! prope~tr thlat, dluring ant last onec 11ay o~f thec yeanr,
tcth Amecritr nn pecop~le c~onlcen~tritte theoir' tloughits andt deed~ts upon~r the
bettcrmnllt ofi c~ndritionsl .l11 I III_ thle -form, thle hlornel, the( furlctcory, anal
all1 that. thereuinl is. Thel( m~tost app~lrop~r~inrto tte forr slc~h n cee-lchrl;t~ion is

to thle Entlietr o' o~ur m:nmenltot tcounriyr ini g1rat~irtud focr thec inlst~itutions l
here rea'~tted by the' wisdloml mlid s~c~rifites o-,f c-ulr unlcestor11s, nIrl in
tlevotionl to the( fundrt amentalt l pr1ilc~iplel (hecst. ("nuncl(iated~ by~ the( intmorta1.l
~incln)rl~ tha:t ~. -, I1. us II Io~f theI( pefOple' i,- by1I the pel(' usel1 Fr. thec peop1!1

to ourr rlestclndants.


p'resen.'t extortionateltr raitces nt' pcst~age, together wvith2 a local parcels post
:rt still lower' rates.
4. Pocst. cheektl currency.c~ whlerebly $1, $2 andli $5 bills, also worsiltl...t
forl frnectionar~l partl's ofl;1 :s dllur, mnay for p~ostal and maliling purposes
:1,e conver~ctcd at w.ill into( chlc~ks payable only to party whose name is
wr~it-tenl upon~l .frrl thereof; whcln not so use~d, the bills to be pa:yable to
hoc~utrer and to p~ass Culrren't aS ait IPresent.
Th'lese re(formsll2 w\ill prlOfounldly cheaponCI an~d simplify transportation
of p~erxonls. prodnetlcts and1 intelligenlce. Th'les rciforms will sturnl~e that
mocthecr of trust s-tl:rrasp~orta.t ionl disc~rllrminationr R in whatever g=uiSe.
Thelcse recform~lls w~ill f'acilitatl e xchaclrnge of fulrns anld fuetory products.
Irolrctate the( P('nera'l we'lf:1r( withlOut inljusti('e to an11Y interest, bring the
nmenit(liies 1,f life' to thet himbles~10t c:ity horneI1( or to thle mrout distant rural
iamnily, and~t insure'( fairi returns uplonl ouvery dollar legitimattely investedl
inl trnuipcrtattionl mad1 allied. indlustries.
Al\c~auresc inr ca;r'~J ry ot all of-1 these;c rceformst. are nowv pe~tlndin in
cong1Irc ess. Thyc` alre: indlorsed inl spirit if nort inl letter, by thle President.
by? ctertainr sounters0l' nold rclprescllntativs rega:rdlecss of party, by sta~t
legiisi~ntures. public 11.. II. 1-, agricultrral :Indl inhor o~rganrizrations, conl-
morn1iall hadtties~,:ll nod by th publliC JgouerallIY.
rrutl sale11 if not,1 fill Of thlse retforrms may:t heo defeatedi or cmalsculatpt d
art thre bechost orf ralilwa~y manage1K~ rs, exprSI) S (lOmplaniesH andl mon~ropolistic:
trus~ts thal~t Fitt((nl upon)1 the( evil systemr l whlichl now) salps the indlustriarl
li-fe b~loodt ofr thle people- whl--nlichl Iwhs themll ait evry\c? turn writh an insantiate
agreed that~ tires nott fotr no~ inlstnrt durringp 1tver second of clve~ry minute
olf rvcer? hourrl of (very tlay thro~ughou~t the( yea;r.
\,.teeoe olweiieso h ntdStts ieu nyu
mriF.ht1 onl February~ll3 id--thelf day hereb~'ty ?-t :la:rt to insu~r Ithis girea;t
vicltarr fotr our! fo:rmslr, Iluerlcs andl frc~tcories~. Srendl te~legramns, letters,~
I(esn'mtilli us and petitionlS in bceha;lf of thecsc- rceforml~s to the Presidlent, to-


Now, therefore,'t' know)~ :1ll men1, women('1 and chltlidren~l by theOSe presen('lts.
thatL we, thle undetrsigiltl ,d Americ:nnl citizentls, for)l ourselBCvCs o for th Ll(
various conlstitucncies which~ we( ha~vu formalll ulnthorityS to rclH'08001*ll
alnimated solely bry thle hlighest pantriotism~ adrt sinceoretst dlisintlerestc: dne1ss'
andt with bckeonining mo1destY, do0 here'by jointly aml1c severall~y prloclaim. l
anlnoulnce, 1~I....lar...I mull de~Signate1( thalt We(dne~dalY the~ twentY-SI:( Ond~
dlay otf February, shloulld e ob~sclrved ~s F.\ I'll. II.OME.I AND FAn('-
TORY~k DAIY.
Letf tho 1eople1~ inl cvery homelc, i-cnchlr~s andt chlibtireln inl ove~y school,
members usull ..1. ,- I Of il11 OrI'lllized~ bOdjieS, editor' S mid( o)ther1 lemiers',
the workers on e vtrry form-I :arid inl ttvery fucto~ry, oil this dlay emilfer as
to how thcy untWy hotst promo11tl theC imlljividual llnd COmmII On welfanre.

f'ac~tory nIror inltcres~tingf anllt prospelrours, impr~love oulr giover~nmernl pr.-
malte recligiionl, rlake lif'c m~ore joayouls ;rndt mlore1 worth~- the1 livingf for l
oulrselvces o~lt forl thlose- who are1 to emieo~lclffer us?
Onr thiis tay sulchl qulcs~ionr s may~l wll be( tronsideredot thlought fu--l lly ~

b~usinlss, in poclifices, in pgvc'rrllnent.l LecT us~ sandit like a rook~l for good t

crmyinglecte devo-tio-n 1 ilto the poprle's welfare;I( in all pub1llie 1...- fot
the hrighestt to fihe lowoit, that ri vani\ it Irllf shaill noc t ,,.ll..... pu i

of p~arnlno ilnn ilnlortature.c~ mid rtl wI within unr1 ra~iSp:
1. Adml~iiSira~tionl O. f~li IIroSpor'tation:11t and colon11ionietiOnl w'ith abso-
lufte fairncss to all, buti wvithl spec~rial privi~Kc' s to nono1(! TherefCIOre:
2. Govellllrment; authority overtl railr~oadt s 11th1...ni in proPmptly
ab~olih1 Iunjust raltes. to speed~~ily wip~e out ctvery vefstige of dlisctrimnintions
that now br~leed mronooly,~f and~ tor ilsurllc tha~t ralilroadis he contlucted with
such ab~ilitys,' clomny anrd honercsfty as to. serve ther publlic: well at equitable
rates, which wrill pay a julst rtrturu uplon the( 1:plitn]l ..-1,,,,11. inlvested.
provided every dollar earned goencs inlto thre ra:iltorods' treasuries :for
security holders" 1.. II. hi
3. A pa~rcels post, so, tha~t palclclckagsno to elcevcln poundt s weight
ua~y be :...ll.. ~I tralnspc^rt-ted by mn1il :1nd de0liveredi at ano-half Ithe


?cour rslnrato~r andrr Iclrep;rc: 11itativs at Wu hlington, D) C', andC CSJexprSsl


Hlon St~phenl H. Elkinls, Chairmlan Senate! Comml~ittee on Commerce,
Honl Nelsocn W. Aldlricrh, Chairmaln Solnate Committee on Financce,
uNnr notes Penr~ose, Chair~anl senate Volnunittee on Postonices,
Hion Willi;,m P. Hepburn1, Chairmanl H-ouse Cornunittee on Interstate Com-
mercre.
}hitl .Jesse Overstreet, Chairman~n H-ouse C~onunrittee on Postoffices,
Ilonl Revrntr E. Payne, Chairmanl H-ouse :onm~littee of Wa~ys and Means.

Embll.otlr inl .vol own1 word~ts thle idens1 cxrsl ~~sedt in thle f'our demnands
:1bove( stataf~l. o c'py' them,11 o' similply :Isk f'or thle immed~tialtel eunctrtneur

tlay~ arr1ivc.s. agitate thelr inntler inr hornec, school, mnceitinK, churchl, Cnrm
an felry Bforec thle tlayJ owlls, see to it: thlt: telegramlls. lett(ers, reso-
lluionls nod,1 pclfit~ionls lo1(I the ov~c II I ha~ve Roneo to WaT:Shing~:tOnl by theC

Lect cnd~l betl\tlvri dan<1 his part in wrlitingF such' lett(ers, and1 il CirCuI-
lan eiin.See( thalt I'ourP horne1, your schloorl dijStrict, y.our indusll-
trial, ~ ~ ~ ~ S)II laoro nrcutua aoiztin yu la n; wor or cily, xcelscci


nookI mu11l ('orner'I of.1 theI( IUited SetRI:S. \11:1: it a decmonstrationo of
the( poularlnl w\ill thar~t shall sweerp awan y all opposition, and ~complel the
('molftinen'lt of.1 -ull....n re111fOrmll S befOfor COngreCSS aldournlS o the 4th of'
Ouch f that dtln-c prtove too neanr, the Precsident of thle U~nited States
is recspcct-fully re~quested to convene congress in speein session until it
c~omplletcs these re~forms.
Toct evelry indlividlan1 or hadly of pcop~le ( tT.. r;.,-ly; employ their mag-
nit~icent power1 inl this irresPiS~ih~!R uprisingC for th~e people's righ~ts.
Tone thris ... .. ... Alny of February, in the1( 120th year of Ametricna
Ilttltependenc, and1~ in theC 1905th yealr of our Iordt JTesus C~hrisrt. Witness
ourll hmulls an~d seal :ts foresaid. 2


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