Weekly industrial record
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Title: Weekly industrial record
Portion of title: Industrial record
Physical Description: 19 v. : ill. ; 35 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Turpentine Operators' Association
Publisher: Industrial Record Co.
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: September 13, 1906
Publication Date: -1909
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Lumber trade -- Newspapers -- Southern States   ( lcsh )
Naval stores -- Newspapers -- Southern states   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
United States -- Georgia -- Chatham -- Savannah
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1900.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -v. 19, no. 42 (Oct. 25, 1909).
Issuing Body: Official organ of the Turpentine Operators' Association.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 6, no. 1 (Jan. 3, 1903).
General Note: "Dedicated to the naval stores and lumber interests."
General Note: "The exponent of southern progress."
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COL. W. M. TOOMER, Elected President of the Turpentine Operators' Associ-
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T. G. Hutchinson, Jacksonville, Fla.
Walter Mucklow, Jacksonville, Fla.
Commercial Bank, Jacksonville, Fla.
Florida Bank and Trust Co., Jacksonville,
Chas. Blum & Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
oseph Zapf & Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Atlantic Supply Co., Jacksonville Fla.
Loyd's Portable Fireplace, Valdosta, Ga.
Cummer Lumber Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Southern Fuel & Supply Co., The, Jack-
sonville, Fla.
Kohn-Furchgott Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Craig & Bro., J. A., Jacksonville, Fla.
Kohn-Furchgott Co., Jacksonville, Fla.

Jacksonville (Fla.) Coca-Cola Bottling
McMillan Brothers, Jacksonville, Savan-
nah and Mobile.
ACooperage Co. The, Jacksonville, Fla.

Knight Furniture & Crockery Co.,
sonville, Fla.


Win. D. Jones, Jacksonville, Fla.
C. C. Bettes, Jcksonville, Fla.
Groover-Stewart Drug Co., Jacksonville,
Kohn-Furchgott Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Covington Co. The, Jacksonville, Fla.
Kohn-Furchgott Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Marcus Conant, Jacksonville, Fla.
Merrill-Stevens Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Schofield's Sons Co., J. 8., Macon, Ga.
Lombard Iron Works and Supply Co., Au-
gusta, Ga.
Atlantic Supply Co., Jacksonville Fla.
Boyd's Portable Fireplace, Valdosta, Ga.
Hours & Co., Wm. A., Jacksonville, Fla.
Marcus Conant, Jacksonville, Fla.
S.lofteld's Sons Co., J. S., Maeon, Ga.
Southern Fuel & Supply Co. The, Jack-
sonville, Fla.
Knight Furniture and Crockery Co., Jack-
sonville, Fla.
Craig & Bro., J. A., Jacksonville, Fla.
Standard Clothing Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Kohn-Furchgott Co., Jacksonville, Fla.

Consolidated Grocery Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Jacksonville Grocery Co., Jacksonville, Fh.
Williams Co., J. P., Savannah, Ga.
Young Co., John R., Savannah, Ga.

Hicks Gas Motor Co., Waycross, Ga., and
Detroit, Mich.
Bond & Bours Co. The, Jacksonville, Fla.
Briggs, W. H., Hardware Co., Valdosta, Ga.
Tampa Hardware Co., Tampa, Fla.
Weed Co., J. D., Savannah, Ga.
Bourn & Co., Wm. A., Jacksonville, Fla.
Craig & Bro., J. A., Jacksr.nvlle Fla.
Standard Clothing Co., Jacksonville, Fla.

S. J. Melson Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
McMurray Transfer Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Travelers' Hotel, Jacksonville, Fa.
Aragon The, Jacksonv'!ie Fla.
Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York, N. "Y.
I'axton House, White Springs, Fla.
Telford Hotel, White Springs, Fla.
Merrill-Stevens Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Schofleld's Sons Co., J. S., Macon, Ga.
Prudential Life, Walter P. Corbett, Mgr.
Jacksonville, Fla.
Cay & McCall, Jacksonville, Fla.
Greenleaf & Crosby Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Hess & Slager, Jacksonville, Fla.
Keeley Institute, Jacksonville, Fla.
Florida Life Insurance Co., Jacksonville,
Blum & Co., Chas., Jacksonville, Fla.
Altmayer & Flatau Liquor Co., Macon, Ga.
Joseph Zapf & Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Spencer Medicine Co., Chattanooga, Tenn.
Sehofleld's Sons Co., J. S., Macon, Ga.
Schofield's Sons Co., J. S., Macon, Ga.
Baker, M. A., Brunswick. Ga.
McMillan Bros. Co, Jacksonvil, Savan-
nah and Mobile.
Schofield's Sons Co., J. S., Macon, Ga.
Tampa Hardware Co., Tampa, Fla.
Weed & Co., J. D., Savannah, Ga.
Malsby Machinery Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Atlantic Supply Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Ludden-Campbell-Smith Co., Jacksonville,
Peninsular Naval Stores Co., Tampa, Fla.
Barnes & Jessup Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Consolidated Naval Stores Co., Jackson-
ville, Fla.
Standard Naval Stores Co., Jacksonville,
Union Naval Stores Co., Mobile, Ala.
West-Flynn-Harris Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Williams Co., J. P., Savannah, Ga.
Young Co., John R., Savannah, Ga.
Southern States Naval Stores Co., Savan-
nah, Ga.

Atlantic Supply Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Bond & Bourn Co., Jacksonville, Fi

Tampa Hardware Co., Tampa, Fla.
Ludden-Campbell-Smith Co., Jacksonvill
Coons & Golder, Jacksonville, Fla.
Merrill-Stevens Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Schofield's Sons Co., J. 8., Macon, Ga.
Atlantic Coast Line.
Seaboard Air Line Railway.
Stockton, J. N. C., Jacksonville, Fla.
Brobston, Fendig & Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Livingston & Sons, J. EL, Ocala, Fla.
Deen Realty & Improvement Co., Way-
cross, Ga.
Florida Realty Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Bours & Co., Wm. A., Jacksonville, Fla.
Cummer Lumber Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Merrill-Steven s Co.. Jacksonville, Fla.
Covington Co. The, Jacksonville, Fla.
Jos. RosMnheim & Sons, Savannah, Ga.
Clyde Steamship Co. The, New York City.
Holmes & Co., Samuel P., Jacksoville,
Davis & Son, G. M., Palatka, Fla.
Schofield's Sons Co., J. S., Macon, Ga.
Chattanooga Pottery Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
.>.cKoy Patent Turpentine Cup Co., New
Orleans, La.
HARe v.elst.. os.
Baker, M. A.. Brunswick, Ga.
McMillan Brothers .Co, .Jacluonvlle,
Savannah and Mobile.
FOX ryizwRIaTRS.
Owen Typewriter Co., Tampa, Fla.
A. Reed Warrock, Jacksonville, Fla.
F. D. Bruce, Pensacola, Fla.
Davis & Son, G. M., Palatka, Fla.
Davis & Son, G. M., Palatka, Fla
Harley Hardware Co., Valdosta, Ga.
Council Tool Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Marcus Conant, Jacksonville, Fla.

The speech of Mr. P. L. Sutherland in
nominating CoL W. M. Toomer for prei-
dent of the Turpentine Operators' Asso-
ciation was a gem of oratory and fell with
enthusiasm on the convention. Mr. Sutk-
erland said:
"Mr. President: The declination of the
chair to accept the nomination for re-
election as president of this association,
just tendered by the nominating commit-
tee, makes it necessary for us to go to
the floor of this convention for a candi-
date for president Mr. Chairman, we all
recognize fully the time, capacity, unsel-
fishness, ability and fidelity with which you
have served this association since its birth.
I happened to be present upon the organi-
zation of this association; ht has had my
hearty support since which time up to its
practical development and work to the
present hour; this achievement has been
largely accomplished by and through t1
executive head of this association.
"The object of this association has been
the betterment of the condition of the
turpentine operator; that you have sue-
ceeded, Mr. President, is an acknowledged
fact. The condition of the turpentine
operator has been improved; we desire it
to continue to progress. I feel no hli-
tancy in saying that the work of this asso-
ciation has been one of the most potent
factors in the development of the prospr-
ity of this country that the South ever
"Now that you have decline to serve us
further, Mr. President, we are groping in
the dark for a leader. We had one match-
less leader, the greatest man we ever had;
we loved him, and we loved to do his bid-
ding; he was a born leader; the enemies to
our interests dreaded him; he was a stran-
ger to defeat; when he said 'Come on,
boys, let's do it,' we came as one man,
and our efforts were accomplished ends to
the material betterment of the condition
of the turpentine operator, individually
and collectively. He, too, is gone. You will
serve us no longer; we must have a leader;
a prototype of those whom we have been
glad to follow so far. Mr. Chairman, k
think and believe we have him here on the-
floor of this convention. I know him to be
a man of the greatest sterling worth, in
whom we can repose the utmost confidence
as our chief executive officer; a man to
whom we can give rein and who with our
counsel, I believe, will pilot and lead.us
on to victory; elect him; do not restrain
him; give him your counsel and uphold
his hands upon a final decision; he il a
man who will not jump at conclusions,
but who will act only upon thorough in-
vestigation and then, and then only, for
the benefit and advancement of the irter-
ests of this association; he is a man who
will seek and must have your counsel and
support; give it; he is a man perhaps un-
known to some of you, but he is a born
leader, and we who know him, know him
to be the man of the hour, and we will
make no mistake in electing him presi-
dent of this association.
"Mr. Chairman, I present the name of
Hon. W .M. Toomer, of Jacksonville, as
president of this association. "



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MleMurray Transfer Co., Jacksonville, Fla. van Bye--Agents for Jungst Cainc
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Greenleaf & Crosby Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
Hess & Slager, Jacksonville, Fla. CHAS. BLUL M & CO
Cummer Lumber Co., Jacksonville, Fla. JACr.snI .L" FLA.
East Coast lumber Co, Watertow Fa.






W. F. STARK, Manager.

A solution of the labor problem has
been offered to the turpentine operators
through the action of the members of the
Turpentine Operators' Association, who
were in attendance upon the session of
Wednesday afternoon, when the report of
a special committee, with slight amend-
ments, was adopted.
That report was made by W. M. Toomer,
D. J. Herring and J. G. Boyd, the commit-
tee appointed by President Covington. The
full report of that committee follows:
"We submit for your consideration
the following resolutions:
"1. Resolved, That each member of
this association deposit with the sec-
retary of the association, and payable
to its order, a sight draf for two hun-
dred and fifty dollars ($ 20.00). for
the following purposes, and to be col-
lected and applied on the following
conditions and in the way hereinafter
"A committee of three shall be ap-
pointed by the president of the asso-
ciation; this committee to be clothed
with authority to hear and determine
all complaints and controversies be-
tween the members of this association
in regard to labor. Complaints shall
be filed in writing with the secretary
of this association, who shall notify
the committee; and thereupon this
committee shall make a thorough in-
vestigation into the complaint and if,
in their opinion, the complaint is well
founded, they shall so notify the see-
retary, who shall thereupon deliver
the draft for $250.00 made by the
operator found at fault, to the treas-
urer of the association, and from the
proceeds of this draft the entire ex-
penses of the committee, including
a per diem of $5.00 per day, shall be
paid, and the net loss sustained by
the complaining operator be paid, and
the balance, if any, of the proceeds
of said draft paid into the treasury
of the association.
"The operator found at fault shall
have the right, upon written notice to
the grievance committee and the pres-
ident of the association, to appeal from
the decision of the grievance commit-
tee and have the controversy heard and
determined by the association at its
next regular session.
The Other Features.
"Be it further resolved, That each
member of this association be furnish-
ed with a printed copy of this resolu-
tion containing a provision for his ac-
ceptance and agreement to be bound
by the terms of this resolution, to be
signed by him and returned to the
"And be it further resolved, That
none of the provisions of this resolu-
tion shall be regarded as binding upon
its members unless same is assented
to by three-fourths of its membership.
"Be it further resolved, That each
of the factorage companies are request-
ed to co-operate with this association
in the enforcement of the letter and
spirit of the foregoing resolutions.
The Wage Scale.
"Resolved, further, That the follow-
ing shall be the scale of prices to be
paid for box cutting, chipping and
dipping during the season of 1907:
"Box cutting, 11/ cents; dipping, 50
to 00 cents per barrel; chipping, 70
to 85 cents per thousand.

0. A. Conventil

"These prices to prevail in all classes
of territory."
Amendments Are Made.
President Toomer then called for any
discussion the operators might wish on
the report, which was practically the plan
that had been outlined by Col. Toomer
previous to his election as president of the
association, and several amendments were
at once proposed.
Mr. T. C. Cranford, of Valdosta, Ga.,
moved to amend by making the grievance
committee consist of five instead of three
members, though giving three tlhe power
to act; and that their decision be final
and no appeal be allowed to the associa-
tion. Some little discussion followed and

then, when put to vote, the amendment
carried ,only one or two operators voting
against it.
Then, on motion, the entire report down
to the wage-scale, but not including that
feature, be adopted. This motion, too,
went through with a rush, none voting
against it.
Wage Scale Taken Up.
Then the convention took up the dis-
cussion of the wage-scale feature and Mr.
Cranford moved to amend by making the
price for dipping 45 to 50 cents per barrel
instead of 50 to 60 cents, and the price
for chipping 60 to 70 cents instead of 70
to 85 cents per thousand.
This amendment was, after a lengthy
discussion, defeated.
Mr. Mahaffy then moved, in order that
there might be no misunderstanding, that
only a maximum price be determined upon,
thus allowing the operator to secure his
labor at as low a price as possible. This
was carried, and the maximum for dipping
placed at 60 cents per barrel and the maxi-
mum for chipping at 85 cents per thousand.
A motion was then made that the wage-
scale be adopted, as amended, as a whole.
This was carried almost unanimously, and
the working basis for the endeavor toward
solving the labor problem had been secured.
A great step had been taken and the ope-
rators realizing it, applauded.
The Concluding Features.
Attention had been called to the fact
that this agreement could not be binding
on operators not members of the associa-
tion, and in order to get as many opera-
tors interested as possible, a motion was
made that President Toomer appoint ex-
perienced solicitors to canvass the Georgia-
Florida turpentine belt and induce as many
operators as possible to join the association
and sign the agreement, paying well for
the services of good solicitors. This motion
was unanimously carried.
A resolution was then passed calling
upon the factorage interests to urge their
customers to join the association and sign
this agreement, making it as general among
operators as possible.
In order to avoid any possible litigation
ove:- the question of the payment of for-
feits. the executive committee was in-
structed to investigate this feature and,
if necessary, take steps looking toiardl
the incorpliration of the association.
The secretary was ordered to have cop-
ies of the agreement printed as quickly as
possible and forwarded to the olisrators for
signature, in order that it might be known
whether or not the needed 75 per cent of
the members would sign, thereby making
the agreement valid.
Grievance Committee Named.
President Tocmer then named the griev-
ance committee, in accordance with the
terms of the resolutions adopted, and to

pass upon the guilt or innocence of those
charged with violating the terms of the
This committee consists of W. C. Jack-
son, of DeLand, G. F. Tillman of Bartow,
S. A. Alford of Chipley, R. F. Rogers, of
Lake City, and D. E. Richardson of DeFun-
Then, after the congrtuatulations of Presi-
dent Toomer had been extended to the
operators, adjournment was taken and the
sixth annual convention had ended.

There was one gentleman present at
the convention who was there determined
to get relief from the present condition of
affairs .which he regarded to be deplorable.
This gentleman was Mr. J. W. Fisher, of
Otter Creek, and he had a great deal to say
in reference to the situation and to the
actions of some of his brother operators
and himself as to the labor matter.
The first hard from Mr. Fisher was when
the resolutions submitted by Mr. O'Hara,
calling for a forfeit of $1,000 were under
consideration. His was one of the most
interesting speeches of the entire after-
noon. rich in plain facts plainly stated, and
abounding in dry wit and humor. He was
constantly interrupted by shouts of ap-
proval and applause, and the plain facts,
forcefully driven home, pleased every one.
Mr. Fisher said, among other things:
"The posting of the forfeit is the great

essential.- If you haven't touched the tur-
pentine operator through his pocket you
haven't touched him at all. You have got
to touch him on his pocketbook.
"Turlentine men have less respect for
each other than any pieces of humanity
that I know of. They go to church and
pray for each other's welfare and then,
on the way home .steal each other's hands.
They go to their lodges and then come
home and entice their neighbors' hands
from them.
"I know what I'm talking about now.
I have as good neighbors as anybody has,
Iut they'll come over and steal my hands.
and I'll wake up and find myself without,
help. except a puny. yellow-faced little
woodsman. And what is a man going to
do inder such circumstances?
")th if one of my hands runs away to
Tones or Smith or Brown and I send for
hlim. they write back. 'Come and get him.'
('onie and get him!' That is a pretty
tling. If I go and get him this peonage
law g-es as fast as I do, and when I get
back Ite United States comes and gets
"\\e have goot to solve this thing and
-olve it quick, and if we don't there is
goingg to be a lot of the worst 'broke' tur-
pentine men in Florida that you ever heard
of. \We have got to get together and
stick together, and the operator that wil!
not go in with us. well. we have got to
,ut hlim out of business. I indorse the
plian of Mr. O'llara."
Mr. Fisher was cheered and applauded
wheln lie finished Ilis adIdress.



Board of Trade Building.

Phone 312.

Jacksonville, Fla.

Solution of the Labor Problem Offered by



Notice is hereby given that the under-
signed, six months after date hereof, will
make final return of his accounts as Ad-
ministrator of the estate of John M. Flem-
ing, and apply to the County Judge of
Duval County, Florida, at his office, for
approval of same, and a discharge as such
Administrator. This 9th day of June, 19061
As Administrator of the estate of John
M. Fleming, deceased.


On October 2, 1906, the undersigned will
make final returns of his accounts as ad-
ministrator of the estate of Henry C.
Strawn, and apply to the County Judge of
Duval County, Florida, at his office, for the
approval of same, and a discharge as such


As Administrator of the Estate of Henry

C. Strawn, deceased.

Lombard Iron Works

and Supply Company

Cotton, Saw, Frtilser, Oil sad Ie Ma-
chinery, and Supplis and Repairs.
Capacity for 200 Hands.
Machine Took, Wood-Working MachMnr,
Shafting, Pulleys, Langme, Lethr ana
Rubber Belting and Hoa, Railroad and
Mill Supplies ad Tools.
Plans and estimates furnished for Power
Plants and Steel Bridges.
Steam Pumps. Feed Water Heaters and
Hoisting Engines.

Sam'I P.Holmes&Co
Stoks, BMnds, Cottn,
Grain and PrevIsies

Direct private wires to all exchanges.
local stocks and bonds a specialty.
Bell Pbone 853 BEMwl BSock

Frank 0. Miller & Co.
419 West ay St., Jaksell wMIu ra.
PNOE121 7
New Homo. White, Domestic and



We Have a Proposition in Cattle and Pecans


Use your Your

Grazing Land Garden

For Pasturing arnd
Farming Lands

and For Ralsing
Short-horn PECAN


Write Marion Fdarms, ocala, Fla.

We'll be Glad to Explain.
Governor Broward Was Not in Sympathy coarison ,f the value of this export THE NEW OFFICERS OF THE T. O. A
Governor ,,,,aNo, as compared with some of the TO GET RIGHT DOWN TO BUSINESS
W ith Plan to Low er W ages other great exports of the United States. There is to be no time lost by the new
it an to Lower ages ov. Broward proving conclusively that officers of the Turpentine Operators' As-
the naval stores business was among the sociation in getting down to business and
A notable speech was the one of Cover- nut of your industry is higher. It is largest. comparisonss with the total trade making an effort to place into effect as
nor Broward, when he delivered the ad- easier to add to the selling price of an of (:,eat Britain after 1,700 years of prog- soon as possible the resolutions adopted by
dress of welcome to the Turpentine Opera- article that costs much to produce than it ,.(. l.wed that the naval stores business the association to settle the labor troubles.
tors' Association. The references made to is to the price of an article that costs but of today i- within $i2,000,000 of equalling President Toomer announced yesterday
the labor problem by the Governor were little. By way of illustration, it is easier that he had been promised the most loyal
hardly in line with the views held by those to sell calico that costs $1 per yard to e ess on at e ime co-operation of the Secretary and the mem-
present. and in this particular his remarks manufacture for $1.25 than it would be to referred to bly the greatest commercial (ers of the executive committee and that
were not applauded. But the address of sell for tive cents calico that costs 21/ nation in the world. there would be a few conferences held at
the Governor showed a keen interest in cents to manufacture. In concludingu (no.. llroward said, among once and men named to see the operators
this great industry and a desire to see '-\'hen the wgaes paid the laborer are their thins in the woods and endeavor to secure their
the conditions of all those engaged in it high. the community is prosperous. Thie co-operation in the plan proposed by the
better to a material dgree. He said: lalbrer gets a goodly portion of what we "IThere is Iiuch to be gained beside the convention.
"I am very glad to be given the oppor- earn .and at times 1 have found it difficult dollar.. To you is given the pleasure of President Toome rregards the matter as
tunitv of looking into the faces of those to kcep him from getting it all. But we wa:cl inlg a community grow and knowing a vital one and appreciates the fact that
whose life is striving to make history as' should lie content, for the merchant thrives tlt you hae ed such a great art in order to make the resolutions effective
well as to make fortunes; into the faces as t e laboring maini is prosperous, and i v Ithere must be quick and positive action.
of those who have been so closely identified tne more money that the laborer earns, in its development. out see today a man He is confident of success. He has conl-
with the material development and pros- the more he spends. owningg his own home and know that last dence in the good sense and the good judg-
peritv cf this State as you have been. "So. I trust, you will le satisfied with year Ihe could not have owned it. You see ment of those engaged in the industry and
"It is a very difficult thing for the gov- the conditions as they are, in a great part, another man mixing his paint with tur- firmly believes that with the proper effort
ernor of a State to meet all the require- so long as,. when you have added in the not only the members of the association,
ments of his position. One day 1 am called cost of production you can still dispose of 'en:inp and i you know that there is no but all those who are employing labor in
upon to address a gathering of college your wares at a good and reasonable inner drier in all tile world. this great industry, will join in the move-
studen:s; the next day I may have to profit. "You see tihe man to whom you paid men: and that there will be a united effort
speak before a kindergarten; the next "As we all make money, the country is what you thought an exorbitant price for made to regulate the labor troubles.
tay .perhaps. to an assemblage of farmers prosI erous. The country cannot be said his lands wealtlier and happier because President Toomer has the greatest faith
or to a gathering of medical men. to lie truly prosperous when the few alone you were able to pay it. You see his in the plan which has been proposed. He
"No man can talk in the role of teacher are getting richer and the others getting daughter, bright-faced, coming home from feels that it will eventually settle the libor
on all of these subjects. If he knew any isorer It has been said that we are none college, or his son. happy, preparing to problem and that when once the success
of them well enough to speak thereon with of us in business for our health, and while Itegin his higher education. Then, added of the plan has been assured that the ope-
authority he would le an educated man. that i< true, yet we must give the laborer to all this in which you have been such a rators will see the necessity as well as
And so, in dealing with this broad subject, his j-st Iort;on. knowing that the more great agent, is your own materially in- the benefit to accrue and will stand firm.
I must ask your pardon for the address. money- lie earns, the more lie will spend." creasedl prosper, y." The greatest effort is to be made to
The subject is one of vast importance, Gov. Broward then took up the naval In closing .;ov. Broward paid a tribute get all the operators to accept the plan
vet I have been able to find hot few sta- stores business and. Ihy reference to sta- to the rapid development of the State and and to secure their signatures to the com-
tistics Iearing upon it. What I have tistics. takenn from the report of the United eulogizxed .lacksonville and the unconquer- pact. It is believed that when the propo-
found I shall give to you, with my author- States agricultural commissioner and the abltc w ill of its lpople who, overcoming sition has been presented to them m full
ity for the figures quoted. State commissioner of agriculture, showed every other enlamity, were yet undaunted that They will go into it with a determina-
"It is a matter difficult enough, under the value of the naval stores industry. lwhen 4t(i acre- lay fire-swept and who, tion to have the plan succeed.
any conditions, to show-by statistics the Hie sltoid that the business had grown inte.ad tof dropping their hands and giving There is to be no time lost in getting
great business that you have created prac- Iar;'d'v alnd tant in 1905 exports to the wa;y 1, d-espair. with high lhope and courage tl:p men to call on the operators in the
ticallv within the past ten years and to value of A1.5.72,117 had been shipped from l.ian "'tniea.iring iff through the hot wools and solicit their support. As soon
show bow, by your efforts, you have ship- tl'e Florida ports alone and that, on esti- aslihr. with ten-foot sticks. the sites for is the men have been sent out, the re-
ped out products of enormous value. But rates of the value of that shipped from %-u Iunililings to lake the place of the old." su't~ of their efforts are to be given out
if this be hard, it almost staggers the mind ports in other States and that used in this 'The aildres 's is one of the most felic- f:om time to time.
to grasp fully what you have accomplished. country. the total value would easily ex- itoin that Inov. Broward has ever made With the effort which iii to be> gut forth
"It is true that the price of labor is ceed $30.000000,. and lie wa- generously applauded when there is every reason tr believe t tat the.
high, but the price received for the prod- Then came an instructive and interesting lie concluded. plan will be a success.


NOTICE OF APPLICATIOW FOM stock of this corporation shall be One
AMEDMZNT TO CHARTER. Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000), to JOHN N. C. STOCKTON
Notice is hereby given that the under- be divided into one thousand shares of the I
signed will apply to the Honorable Napol- par value of one hundred dollars each.
eon B. Broward, Governor of the State of The capital stock shall not be sold for less REAL ESTATE, STOCKS AND BONDS.
Florida, on the Ilth day of October, A. than par. Said capital stock may be sold
D. 1906, for an amendment to the charter for cash, or used for, or issued in the .CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED
of the McMurray Livery, Sale and Trans- payment of labor, services or property, at
fer Company, which amendment was a just valuation thereof in the discretion ROOM 4, UEDEMAN BUILDING. JACKIONVILLE. FLA
adopted by a resolution of a three-fourths of the board of directors. _. .. .
vote of said stockholders, at a meeting Article V be amended to read:
duly called and held for that purpose on Article V. The business of the corpo-
September 5th, A. D. 1906. Said amend- ration shall be conducted by the following
ment to be as follows: officers: A President, Vice-President,
That Article I be amended to read: General Manager, Secretary and Treasurer,
Article I. The name of the corporation and a board of not less than three nor
shall be "JACKSONVILLE TRANSFER more than thirteen directors. The offices
COMPANY," the principal place of busi- of Secretary and Treasurer may be held by
ness of the corporation shall be in the -he same person. The number of directors THE G IN A E IN THE
city of Jacksonville, Duval County, State may be changed from time to time by the BEST A 'A S L WORLD
of Florida. by-laws, but shall at on time be less than
That Article II be amended to read as three nor more than thirteen, and the di-
follows: rectors shall be annually elected by the Its the Most Satisfactory Beverage you can get
Article IL The general nature of the stockholders. The above-named officers anywhere
business to be transacted by the said cor- shall be elected by the board of directors
portion shall be to own, buy and sell, from among their own number, except the It Pleases the Palate
mortgage and convey, lease and sub-let, Secretary and Treasurer who need not
operate and control and deal in land and be a director. The board of directors may It Quenches the Thirst
real estate, houses, office buildings, fac- appoint subordinat e officers of this cor- It Benefits the System
stories, warehouses, stables, timber, tim- portion ,having such powers, duties and t t t e Sy e
her lands, farms and cattle ranches; and .erms of office as they may deem best.
to manufacture and market, buy and sell The annual meeting of the stockholders (Costs no more than the inferior substitutes and imitations.
and trade in ,both for its own account, and shall be held on the 3d day of October, Sldd every where in pints, quarts or ......5 cents per glass.
as factors, brokers or commission mer- A. D. 1906, and annually thereafter on the
chants, at wholesale or retail, dry goods, same date, but the date of any annual SAY ..LD ROCK SAY IT PLAIN
groceries, hardware, cotton, phosphate, meeting may be changed by the by-laws.
fertilizers, cane syrup, cotton seed oil, The by-laws can only be adopted by a The Trade Supplied Through All Jobbers
soap, brick, lime and building materials, maorjity of the outstanding stock, voting
-coal, timber, lumber and agricultural prod- in person or by proxy Until the officers M e
ucts, hay, grain and provisions, and all elected at the first annual meeting are Made by
kinds of merchandise and property, and qualified, the business of this corporation
to conduct all kinds of manufacturing and shall be conducted by the following named T h e R ed R ock C o.
mercantile business; to own, operate and officers: Jacksonville, F l.,
control a general livery, transfer and President-J. F. Corrigan.
teaming business; to own, buy, sell, hire, Vice-President-C. M. Lynch. .
mortgage or otherwise control, horses, General Manager-E. C. Huntington.
mules, cattle, or any other kind of stock Secretary-John E. Huntington.
whatsoever; to buy, sell, manufacture and Treasreer-H, J. Corrigan. A C B ro
deal in both at wholesale and retail, all Directors-J. F .Corrigan, C. M. Lynch, & g
kinds of harness, wagons, buggies, and John E .Huntington, E. C. Huntington and
anoy other kind of vehicle used for trans- H. J. Corrigan. 239 W. Bay Stree EVERETT BLOCK.
portation purposes; to buy, sell, own, Article VI be amended to read:
operate, mortgage or control any and all Article VI. The highest amount of in-
kinds of shops, tools and machinery 'ed debtedness or liability to which this cor- L aders in M men's and Boys' Fine Cloth-
-or the repair or alteration, or manufl portion may at any time subject itself
ture of all kinds of vehicles whatsev all be twice the amount of the author- ng and Up-to-Date Furnishings.
to buy, sell, manufacture and deal in capital stock.
riers' supplies, tools, and to conduct J. F. Corrigan, President, and John Agents for Dunlap and Stetson Hats; largest stock in the City.
general farrier's and blacksmith's bai- tington ,Secretary, respectively, of
ness; to rent, hire or lease all kinds oft l Murray Livery, Sale and Transfer 0 0e --0 1 3
harness, wagons ,buggies, mules and Company, do hereby certify that the fore- h .. u..u -
horses; to advance money and loan upon going amendment of the charter was duly ..
the security of real estate, bonds, mort- adopted by a vote representing more than t nr l thi C om pany
gages and insurance policies, shares of three-fourths of the stock and stockholders S C l C m
stock or commercial paper; to buy city, of said company, at a meeting duly and -
country and suburban property and to im- legally called and held on the 5th day of
prove the same; to sell, mortgage, pledge, September A. D. 1906, at 11:00 o'clock a.
sub-let, hire, lease or convey the property m. One Price O Pric
of the said corporation, or the whole or J. F. CORRIGAN, President. I Pri
any part thereof, at the discretion of the Attest: JOHN E. HUNTINGTON, -
board of directors; and to borrow money,1 Secretary.
issue bonds, notes or other obligations, (Corporate Seal.) FASHIONABLE CLOTHIERS AND FIRNISHERS,
and secure the same by mortgages, deeds, ad 9 W t By Stree Jakso ville, Poa.
pledges or any other kind of instrument;
and nto make contracts of any kind what- HICKS' GAS MOTOR COMPANY stetmon ad Hawes Hats. Slplal AttentUo- Given t. Ma I Orders
soever for the furtherance of the purposes We are pleasd to announce to our ..
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line Engines is completed and in operation, ACS NVILLE. FLA. rcts: c iy
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and enjoy all the rights, powers and priv- Engines, from 2 to 500 H. P., also Gas T'le largest leading State Bank in Jacksonville. Is conducted in an old-
ileges incident to corporations for profit, Producers, Pumps and Gasoline Motor fashioned strictly conservative manner and is subject to regular examination
organized, chartered and existing under Street Cars. While the Hicks Engines are by the Comptroller.
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Addresss of President Covington a Fea-

ture ot the Convention.

When the Tuesday afternoon session of
the Turpentine Operators' Association had
been called to order, President A. D. Cov-
ington delivered his annual address and
this proved to be the feature of the after-
The following is the address in full:
"Another year in the history of our in-
dustry has passed and we are again as-
sembled in this good city of Jacksonville
to which we have been so cordially wel-
comed this morning.
"For the justification of these annual
assemblages for friendly conference you
have but to look at your condition today
as compared with five years ago.
"Whatever we may accomplish or fail to
accomplish by formal resolutions no one
can question the fact that this friendly
mingling and frank exchange of views
draw men together in a bond of sympathy
and union which gives to our industry that
strength which is necessary to guard your
interests and preserve that prosperity
which had its beginning simultaneously
with the organization of this association.
"And as I think of the past of this as-
sociation, one figure stands out more prom-
inently than any other; one who never
tired in his work for it, and who felt that
the strength of this organization and the
welfare of our industry were one. Death
has claimed him since we last met. Never
lived a stronger and truer friend to every
producer than Hugh A. McEachern. He
believed in co-operation and kindly frank-
ness. Let his spirit permeate this meeting
and many of the vexing questions you will
have to consider during the next few hours
will be easily solved.
"And now let me extend first a word of
congratulation on a subject which is a
just matter of pride to this association.
During the past year a wave of protest
has swept over tihe entire country against
the practice of adulterating all marketable
"Be it said to the credit of the turpen-
tine operators, and particularly to our
legislative committee, that instead of being
compelled by legislation to market pure
products, they took the initiative, drafted
adequate laws and put the world on notice
that spirits purchased from our stills is
pure spirits and that we propose to keep
this high standard.
Next a word of warning-conservative
estimates show that each year no less than
one million acres of round timber are
brought into active operation in the State
of Florida alone. When we add to this
the acreage of other States, and to this
the further fact that many sawmills in
the western territory are cutting only
round timber, it will readily be seen how
rapidly our reserves for turpentine pro-
dluction are being depleted.
"I wish this fact were known wherever
spirits of turpentine and rosin are used.
The consumer would then understand that
this association is not at war with his
interests, but that the success of its efforts
in restricting output to reasonable bounds
means a prolongation of the supply of
pure spirits to the world.
"What this association asks of its mem-
bers is that operations should be confined
to limits which are certain of being thor-
oughly worked, and that timber should not
be wasted in reckless extension of opera-
tions. Let us guard jealously our present
timber holdings and concentrate our efforts
on how to work our places to the highest
efficiency. In this connection it is grati-
fying to know that the United States for-
est service is conducting careful experi-
ments at Walkill, Fla.. looking toward the
increased eciency of our operations.
"But the most pressing and most com-
plicated question which confronts you to-
day is the labor question. And to this
I urge you to give your most serious and
earnest consideration.
"We are in a condition which I venture
to say has never before had its parallel in
the history of the world. We have passed
through several prosperous years and as a
result the demand for labor is enormous.
Similar conditions exist in other industries.
"Such demand has led to the offering

of higher wages to laborers. In other in-
dustries this has brought blessings to the
laborer and increased efficiency to the
manufacturer, but with us the result has
been just the opposite. Those who did
not know the turpentine negro well, and
some who should have known better offer-
ed higher wages. This forced the. other
operators also to advance at least to
some extent the customary wage. What
is the result? Thoroughly demoralized la-
bor and less work done.
"The turpentine negro is not thrifty.
tie does not care to save Just as soon as
he has earned a certain amount he quits
work and loafs the rest of tie week. High-
er wages to him has simply meant more
time to loaf, and while he loafed your ex-
pected profits were disappearing.
"Another phase of this demoralization is
the pernicious habit of renting boxes.
Hoping to get more work from the negro,
foolish prices are offered him for gum.
Knowing how easily he can make the
amount he wants, the negro neglects his
rented boxes and so again valuable timber
is wasted and expected profits disappear.
"But the demoralization extends fur-
ther. Money is recklessly advanced and
old debts assumed in order to secure la-
bor, seemily a without regard to the relia-
bIlity of the laborer. Then when the negro
leaves with his debts unpaid what redress
have you? None. The turpentine negro
has no property, and you therefore cannot
recover through the civil courts.
"On the other hand, if the slightest in-
timidation be used,.the peonage law stares
you in the face. Gentlemen, I do not wish
to hold up any Iogey before you, but that
peonage law stands as the law of the land,
and if you insist on advancing money,
make up your minds that that money is
gone when your chipper or your dipper
leaves you. The logic of the situation is
simple-don't let your hands get in debt
to you, and put your prices for labor at
reasonable figures.
"I wish to urge upon the committee in
charge of this matter that they discuss
it thoroughly and bring before the conven-
tion a resolution which will lead the way
to definite and united action on our part,
action which will put our demoralized labor
conditions again into a normal and healthy
Following the address of President Cov-
ington. a general discussion upon it was
called for, though 'Mr. J .G. Boyd, of Bar-
tow, was the only one who sloke at length
thereon. Mr. Boyd emphasized the serious-
ness of the labor problem and commended
the suggestion of the president that the
operators solve it without delay. Con-
cisely stated, he said, tle problem was
how to handle the negro, and the operator
inust answer it and answer it wisely or
great loss would ensue.

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Report of the Convention Committee on

The report of the Memorial Committee great loss, in that his strong hand, his
was ready by the chairman, Mr. Edwin clear brain, his loyal heart, was ever en-
Brobston. Mr. Brobetoa prefaced the re- listed in the cause of the best interests
port of his committee with the following of the operators,
eloquent tribute to those engaged in the Therefore, Be it resolved, That we here-
great naval stores industry as well as to by testify our love and respect for his
those who had passed to the great be- memory; that we deeply sympathize with
yond since the last meeting of the Asso- his bereaved family; and that a page of
elation: the minute book of this Association be set
Mr. President: As chairman of the Me- apart as an appreciation of the life and
moral Committee, it becomes my sad duty works of the deceased; and that a copy
to report the names of those members who of these resolutions be sent to his fam-
have departed this life since last we met. ily.
SThere has been handed to the commit- EDWIN BROBSTON,
ee three special memorials which we pre- C. H. HERTY,
sent, though each dead member is worthy C. P. DUSENBURY,
of a special tribute of respect Your com- Committee.
mittee had not the data from which to
prepare these, and the limit of time was D. R. Edwards.
too short in which to frame words ex- At our last meeting there was with us,
pressive of each. assisting actively in the business before
y friends, in the shock of battle, the the convention, Mr. D. R. Edwards, of
soldiers sometimes have scarce opportun- Lawtey, Fla. In appreciation of his good
ity to bury their dead comrades. So in work and counsel, he was elected a mem-
the fierce competition of civil life, we go ber of our Executive Committee. Return-
down into the grave, scarce exacting the ing home, he was soon thereafter, Decem-
tribute of a sigh. The turpentine man is ber 13th, 1905, stricken by death.
on the picket line of prosperity, he is the Mr. Edwards was one of the best known
advance guard of civilization, he carves operators in the naval stores industry.
his way to fortune amid dangers as fierce any of our successful operators of today
as ever dared the pioneer who first chased owe to him their first knowledge of tur-
the Red Man from his moccasin swamp. pentine work and by his assistance were
Who so brave as the man that gathers enable to make a start in the business.
his little brood about him and the tender He was always active in his support of the
companion of his bosom, and with these Association. Now, in appreciation of his
he plunges into the isolation of turpentine loyalty and good works, we offer the fol-
camp, with its trials and its dangers, lowing:
knowing neither peace of mind nor safety Whereas, It has pleased Almighty God
of person, he goes forth to win fortune to remove from our number by death Mr.
or die at his post. D. R .Edwards, of Iawtey, Fla., on Decem-
And so as one by one they lay down ber 13th, 1905, and
their lives and .ron. one cause or another Whereas, His interest and activity in
they drop from the rL'e of life, and from this Association marked him one of our
the roll of this organize *ion, certainly it most useful members,
is befitting that we shou:-' recall their Be it resolved, That we deeply deplore
memory and pay a passing trncite to their his loss, and extend to his family our sin-
virtues, to their va.r. cere sympathy, and
THE COMMITTZI'S EPOk. Be it further resolved, That a page of the
And so it is fitting that we who are minute book of this Association be set
gathered here today, enjoy health, ha,- ap.t to his memory, and that a copy of
pines and prosperity, should %use in the .iese resolutions be sent to his family.
midst of our deliberations to pa tribute EDWIN BROBSTON,
to the memory of those who since o'- last C. H. HERTY,
meeting have been called from our mk'st: C. P. DUSENBURY,
Wtih sorrow we chronicle the death *t Committee.
John R. Young, Savannah, Ga.; H. A.'
MeEaehern, Jacksonville, Fla.; D. R. Ed- J
wards, Lawtey, Fla.; D. Padgett, Hurds,1 John Young.
Fla.; R. G. Skinner, Hogan, Fla.; J. S. \ hereas, It has pleased Almighty God
Coleman, Bonifay, Fla.; B. R. Sharpe, Hal- to re.nove t om our number by death, Mr.
cyondale, Ga.; F. E. Bond, DeLand, Fla.; John .'. Yot ng, of Savannah, Georgia, on
John Conoley, Oviedo, Fla.; and W. W. the 12tL 'ply of November, 1905, and
Whitehurst ,Tarpon Springs, Fla.,-all men Whereas, He was largely interested in all
who, in their lives were true to their phases of the naval stores industry, both
friends, just to those in their employ, and as operator and factor, and recognized the
loyal members of this Association. advantages that would follow a closer
EDWIN BROBSTON, union of those engaged in the organizauli.n
C. H. HERTY, of the Association, and was for several
C. P. DUSENBURY, years a member of its Executive Commit-
Committee. tee, whose counsel was always wise; there-
fore be it

Hurh A. McEachera.
Hugh A. McEachern, a moving spirit in
the organization of the Turpentine Opera-
rs' Association, its treasurer, and mcli-
er of its executive committee, died at his
home in Jacksonville, Florida, on the 2.k
day of December, 1905.
Closely identified with the naval stores
industry from his early manhood, appre-
ciative of its needs and courageous to fight
for its betterment, he was among t!,h first
to recognize clearly the necessity for co-
operation among the producers of naval
stores, and worked untiringly and success-
fully to that end.
His was the guiding spirit in all delib-
erations of this body, and where he led
the way, all followed willingly.
As a token of our memory and esteem,
we offer the following:
Whereas, we feel that in the death of
Hugh A. McEachern we have sustained a

Resolved, That we deeply deplore his
loss, and extend to his relatives sincere
sympathy; and be it further'
SResolvedl, That a page of thle minute
book of this Asso:ation be set apart to
his memory; and that a copy of these
resolutions '1 sent to his nearest relative.

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to this cea y.
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President-W. M. Toomer.
Secretary-J. A. Hollomon.
Treasurer-R. M. Sasnett.
Executive Committee-W. M.
Toomer, A. Sessoms, J. A. Hol-
lomon, R. M. Sasnett, J. B. Pad-
gett, R. S. Hall, A. P. Malloy,
F. J. O'Hara, A. D. Covington,
J. W. Ward, A. Pridgen.

R. C. Middleton Married.
The following wedding announcement
has been received by the editor of the
Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Cook announce
the marriage of their daughter, Helen
Lucretia, to Mr. Robert Clester Middleton
Monday, August the twenty-seventh, nine-
teen hundred and six, Janesville, Wiscon-
sin. At home after October first, Pomona,

A New Turpentine Company.
The Razorback Turpentine Co. has suc-
ceeded the C. E. Curry & Co., at Tysonia,


Col. W. M. Toomer is Unamously Chosen

President of the T. O, A.

The election of Colonel \V. M. Toomer It was one of the prettiest nominating
to succeed Mr. A. D. Covington as presi- speeches ever delivered, and will be found
dent of the Turpentine Operators' Asso- in another column of this issue of the
citation was one of the be-st actions taken record .
by the convention and it vwa in every There were several who arose to second
sense an important one. the nomination of Colonel Toomer, among
Possessed of marked ability, enterprise .hemn being Mr. D. J. O'Hara, of Lake City,
and almost unlimited energy, and heart and Mr. J. G. Boyd and Mr. Cranford, of
soul wrapped up in the movement of which teoigia. All ot them expressed their con-
he is to be the head, Colonel Toomer is a lidence in the ability and sincerity of
fitting successor to Mr. Covington. There Cosonel Toomer.
was a general expression of regret when \When the question was put to the con-
Mr. Covington announced that he could vention there was a unanimous vote amid
no longer serve the Association as its a deal of enthusiasm.
president. He had expressed his deter- Innledliately following the vote the re-
mination not to stand for re-election to tiring president asked Colonel Toomer to
his friends previous to the opening of the come forward, and as the new president
convention, but it was hoped that when ascended the platform and was met and
he had been unanimously recommended by escorted to the chair by Mr. Covington,
the nominating committee that he would there were loud cheers. Colonel Toomer
decide to accept. But when the nominat- was brief in his speech of acceptance. He
ing committee reported his name at the 'old the operators that the great industry
had of its list of recommendations for in which they were negaged was passing
officers for the association ,Mr. Covington through a vital crisis and promised his
plainly and positively declined to serve, best and his most faithful, constant and
expressing his opinion that after any man persistent efforts to serve the Turpentine
had served in that capacity for the years Operatois' Association. Without more ado,
that he had, another man ought to be the new president piloted the convention
found to take the lead. His decision was on to the next order of business, taking a
final and while there were expressions of most prominent part in the discussions
regret, the members of the convention and instilling new life into the meeting.
were satisfied that there was no further I le other otlicers elected were as follows:
use of pressing his name. Vice-L'resident-Mr. A. Sessoms of Boni-
It was then that Mr. P. L. Sutherland fay.
arose to place in nomination Colonel W. Secretary-J. A. Hollomon.
M. Toomer. The nominating speech of 'Ireasurer-R. M. Sasnett.
Mr. Sutherland was a beautiful and elo- Executive Committee-W. M. Toomer, A.
quent tribute to the late president as well Sessoms, J. A. Hollomon, R. M. Sasnett,
as an expression of the greatest confi- J. B. Padgett, R. S. Hall, A. P. Malloy,
dence in the man whom he placed before F. J. O'Hara, A. D. Covington, J. W. Ward,
the meeting to be voted for for president. and A. Pridgen.

The Factors and Producers Discussed by

W. C. Powell

At Wednesday's session of the T. 0. A.
convention Mr. W. C. Powell of Jackson-
ville discussed the question "The Factor
anu the Producer" in an able manner, giv-
ing to the convention many excellent sug-
Mr. Powell pointed out that the two
were indissolubly linked together, that the
old distinction had been wiped out, and
that upon the success of the operator
depended the success of the factor.
Then, taking up the questions of the
day, Mr. Powell stated that all were over-
borrowing, over-trading, "The spirit of
speculation is rife throughout the entire
Southland," he said, "and that portends
trouble. Already the rumblings have been
heard in the distance, and when you re-
member that pay day is coming some time,
you will see what it all means. Unless
you can make out of your land and timber

weuat you pay for it, the price you paid
for it is not a true value. Build your
house upon a rock and then, when the
storms come, it will stand."
In touching on the labor problem he
said: "'Go home and tell your negroes
that they owe you nothing. Wipe out all
tlher accounts and then tell them that
you will no longer sell on credit, that you
will no longer make advances. Tell him
that you will give him what he has earned
u hen he has earned it, and that alone.
Then you will have gone far toward solv-
ing the labor problem."
The address made a strong impression
ant was heartily applauded.
When Mr. Powell had concluded, Secre-
tary Hollomon read a letter from Mr. G.
A. Petaway suggesting a plan of solving
the labor problem similar to that sug-
gested by Mr. O'Hara on Tuesday, only
making the forfeit $2,000 instead of $1,000.

O'Hara Was a Leader in the Plan for Labor

Trouble Solution

Tuesday afternoon when President Cov-
ington introduced to the convention Mr.
F. J. O'Hara, of Buffalo Bluff, as the
speaker on the subject "The Labor Ques-
tion," every member of the association
prepared to give himt the closest attention.
It was realized that the problem had been
called up, that it was now to be met, and
each operator prepared to do his share.
Mr. O'Hara, who spoke extemporane-
ously, but with the greatest earnestness,
showed his through knowledge of condi-
tions and his study for a remedy. His
address was. in liart. as follows:
"Owing to a certain unavoidable pub-
licity which has been given, through the
press, to myself and my relation to my la-
borers, it is with considerable hesitation
that I address you today on this subject,
which is of so much importance to each
and every one of us here.
"And at the very outset permit me to
say that I have been in business in Flor-

ida for sixteen years During all that
time I have been hiring and controlling
labor, and I have watched, carefully and
studiously, the changes that have come.
And these changes have been many, and
have not, I say it without hesitation, been
for the best as far as the labor problem is
"'When I first began employing labor,
yes, when I was a laborer myself, it was
selldni that a laborer asked for an ad-
vaice on his wages. And even when he
did it was for but a small amount and
ien'er. unless he was particularly 'broke,'
.. d it amount to more than fifty cents.
"Hlow changed the conditions now!
lihat is the limit today? There is no
limil. I have often been asked by my
lionkkeeper to send a cheek for $150 to
advance money to some laborer, but I
have always refused. There are turpen-
tine hands at work now for whom I would
not give that amount if the old customs

sts.i prevailed and I could for that Ru
purchase their services for life.
'"I have studied this question carefully.
I have consulted the books at the ive
places of which I am manager sad at
my own turpentine farms, and I have
made careful inquiries from other opera-
tors. I am convinced that the yearly oss
to the turpentine men and sawmill man of
Florida, through this system of advances,
amounts to hundreds of thousands of dol-
lars, perhaps fully a million dollars.
"*e have no laborers for the tupentine
business like the negro. I have tried the
labor agencies of the north and, if I had
been given what I ordered, I believe I
would have succeeded. But I was not,
and instead of immigrants willing to work,
I was given the off-scourings of the slums
of New York, off-scourings that had been
picked over and over and then sent to me,
when none in the north would have them.
believe in a foreign agency in the
hands of competent men And, if necessary,
let whole families of immigrants be
brought over, if we cannot solve this prob-
lem without them, if we cannot get the
necessary labor from the negro.
"I am no speaker, but I have thoug
over this plan. My idea of the solution i
as follows, and, with the presentation of
that idea to you for consideration, I will
"I would. suggest that a committee of
eight or ten be appointed to adjust our
troubles and reach an agreement satisfae-
tory to all operators. Then let each ope-
rator agree to carry out, at his own place
or places, the terms of this agreement,
posting a dratt for $1000; the money to-
be forfeited in ease of his failure to keep
to the terms of the agreement.
"I would suggest that all green to pay
but one and one-half cents for box-cut-
ting." (Sustained applause )
"That we do not pay more than forty
or fifty cents for dipping gum, for at this
rate the negro would make his $2 or $.560
between sunrise and sunset" (Applause.)
"That eighty cents be the maximum
paid for streaking.
"That no advance of either money or
goods be made until it has been earned."
generall and sustained applause.)
"And, that we may be kept closer to-
gether and thereby better able to unite
to solve our problems suggest that this
association meet every three months, in-
stead of only yearly. I thank you for
your kind attention."
SThe first speaker, when the sunggestions
of Mr. O'Hara were opened for general
discussion, was CoL W. M. Toomer, who
said, among other things:
"There is one thing to which I wish to
call attention. It is generally known that
the convicts are leased largely to the tur-
pentine men. Once in a while you me
some smart solicitor or other official scor-
ing a convict captain because he does not
banquet his convicts. The country prem
takes it up and ofttimes exaggerates the
conditions. Too much seal on the part of
public officials and too much attention
paid to it by the press seems to have hurt
us very greatly."
Col. Toomer then discussed the efforts
of certain parties to depress the prim
of turpentine and rosin and called atten-
tion to the desirability of making a fight
in the right way for the German market
outlining to the convention the way in
which he believed such a fight coud be
successfully made.
Mr. A. Sessoms, of Bonifay, was the
next speaker, saying in part:
"The negro is not the chief of sinners,
and we operators are largely to blame for
conditions as they now exist. And is
the operator who alone can remedy h
I endorse the plan of Mr. O'Hara, that w
ourselves, solve this problem. It is te
to stop 'resoluting' and begin doing some-
"And as for the shiftlessness of the
negro, well, he is no more shiftless than
the operator has been. And, furthermore,
I'll guarantee that he makes more out of
it, in proportion to the amount that he
has invested, than does the operator him-
self (Cheers, laughter and applause.)
"Then, too, do not forget that it is the
snoatlessness of the negro that has saved
us. saved the situation. Because he has
been so shiftless he has kept the produc-
tion down so that we can market at a
reasonable profit. Let us get our own
hearts right before we begin heaping the



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blame on the negro. It is hard to take WANTED.-Position as superintendent
medicine, but when we realize that we of an.
are really sick the medicine tastes pretty of a wood turpentine plant. Have had fve
good after all. And let us now come for- years' experience in construction and man-
ward and take our medicine like nice little'aging these factories. Salary, $125 per
med. Let us get ourselves right and then month. G. Schade, care Record. 4t
the problem will solve itself or the way
to ution plainly appear ssio, i POSITION WANTED.-Experienced tur-
After some little further discussion, in
which several of the operators took a pen.ine man wants position as manager of
hand, President Covinkton repeated his'
h President C'ov n repeated his turpentine place. Have had eight years
question as to how many of those present turpentine place. Have had eight years
woulu be willing to enter an agreement experience. Can give best references. Ad-
such as had been proposed. dress F. B., Brushy, Miss. 4t
Instantly nearly a hundred of the opera-,
tors present were on their feet. Then WANTED-All commissaries to clean up
came the suggestion that the agreement their barns of all kinds of seed sacks and
do not hold unless 75 per cent of the ope-
rators went into the agreement. This buriaps. We buy everything in the way
was taken as understood, and with that of sacks. Write us. American Fibre Co.,
understanding nearly all present went on Jacksonville, Fla.
record as favoring such action if a satis-
factory agreement could be reached. FOR SALE-Good turpentine place, six
Uol. W. M. Toomer then moved that a
committee of conservative and experienced miles from shipping point. Sixteen crops
operators be appointed to take up the being worked. Enough timber to cut ten
matter, draft a set of rules and regula- crops virgin. Moderate price. Easy terms.
uons along the lines proposed, and report Schedule upon application. Address A. B.
back to the convention Wednesday morn-
ing. A number of seconds followed rap- Powell Bros., Lena, La.
idly, the motion was put and unanimously -
carried, and the committee, as stated SAWMILL BOILERS, practically new,
above, was at once appointed by President guaranteed to stand 150 lbs. cold water
(Cvington. Shortly thereafter adjourn- pressure. One 25 h. p. portable boiler on
ment was taken. t.-., .. .....
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Rate for this column is 2 cents per word
for first insertion and I cent per word for
following insertions. No advertisement
taken for less than 40 cents for first, and
20 cents for following insertions. Cash
must accompany orders unless you have
an account with us.
FOR SALE-A splendid turpentine farm
in West Florida now working third year.
Life of place, 10 to 15 years. Healthy
locality. Price, 27,321.00. Delivered Sep-
tember 1st, 1906. For complete schedule
or full particulars, call on or write to
Turner & Aymard, Real Estate Brokers,
Tax and Title Abatractors, DeFuniak
Springs, Fla. 4t

FOR SALE.-Turpentine location, twen-
ty-five crops, round and back box timber,
a plenty to cut twenty-five more crops.
0,920 acres of fee simple timber lands,
eight head of mules and three horses,
must be sold quick. To examine is to
buy. Ira Sanborn, Carrabelle, Fla.

FOR SALE-Good turpentine place near
Hartford, Ala. Five crops round timber
to cut, 400 acres. More can be bought.
Plenty labor, easily controlled. G. B. Me-
Elvain, Hartford, Ala. 3t
.old steam pumps for tank service at about
half price. One duplex Worthington, 1y4-
inch suction and 1-inch discharge; one sin-
gleaction Davidson, %-inch suction, i/A-inch
discharge. Write to Eureka Machinery
Company, P. O. Box 113, Tampa, Florida.
BRICK FOR SALE.-The very best brick
made of purest Georgia clay; E. N. Jelks,
the Georgia brick man has a good stock
on hand, and can supply you. Wire for
bottom delivered prices. E. N. Jelks,
manufacturer, Macon, Ga.

a6s. e f u. p. yprF u e oar onu
skids. One 60 h. p. full front, horizontal
tubular boiler. For low prices, write to
Eureka Machinery Company, P. 0. Box
113, Tampa, Fla. 8-16-4t.

FOR SALE.-A desirable turpentine lo-
cation on railroad; 18 crops of virgin and
yearling boxes and about 8,000 acres of
round timber; also one with 13 crops of
boxes and about 2,000 acres round timber
on line of G., F. & A. Address Ginola,
care Industrial Record. tf
FOR SALE-Good turpentine place for
sale in Georgia. Good healthy location.
Box 17, R. F. D. No. 2, Sylvester, Ga. tf
FOR SALE-The finest turpentine place
in Georgia, located five miles south of
Quitman, in Brooks County, Ga., on the
South Georgia and West Coast Railroad.
Low freight rates, healthy location, labor
plentiful. Several thousand acres. Ad-
dress D. T. Clyatt, Quitman, Ga. 4t
WANTED-I want a good turpentine
place. In answering this ad, send sched-
ule and map showing location, give the
lowest cash price for October delivery.
Address me at Valdosta, Ga. W. B.
Conoley. 4t

FOR SALE-17,800 acres timber leI
100 acres in fee, plenty of shanties
dwelling houses, commissary, barn,
cooper shop, tools, etc., 100 patent dip
rels, 25 barrel still and fixtures, No .2
field pump, 6 mules, 3 horses, 3 two-h
wagons, 5 crops virgin Herty cups, 7 a
yearling Herty cups; 6 crops year
boxes, and enough round timber to
about 35 crops. More timber to be
Railroad being built through place. P
$38500, delivered Sept. 1, or $35,00,
livered in the fall. Address box 103 A
lachicola, Fla.
Wanted-By experienced woodsman,
sition as woodsman o commissary c
and bookkeeper for turpentine compi
Address "Woodsman," care of Indust
WANTED-Job as still or woods ri
('an furnish references. L. F. Herrin, S
son City, Fla.


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Sawmill men and employers of labor
throughout the State are having great
trouble in securing reliable labor and they
are urging everywhere the enforcement of
th vagrancy laws.
The law is being enforced in Savannah,
and as a result, the employers of labor in
that city are having no trouble in secur-
ing an abundance of labor.
In Jacksonville, once in a while their is
an attempt to enforce the vagrancy laws.
The police say that they do not try to
make more arrests because whenever they
do arrest vagrants the courts give them
only a short sentence, and this has no
Good Effect of Long Sentences.
It is generally believed that if the va-
grants are given to understand that they
will be given a good, long sentence in the
State prison camps, or even the county
camps, that there will be a noticeable de-
crease in the number of vagrants seen
loafing around the streets.
During the session of the criminal court
which has just concluded, the trial of a
large number of cases, there were seven
convictions on charges of vagrancy. These
vagrants have not yet been sentenced.
The question of the scarcity of labor and
the large number of able-bodied men wbho
are seen constantly loafing around the
cities and towns of Florida is one that the
Georgia and Florida Sawmill Association
has taken up.
In its report of the proceedings of the
last meeting'bf the association, the South-
ern Lumber Journal of Savannah con-
taind the following on this subject:
Sawmill Men Act.

in the hands of the various municipalities
throughout the country. Let the mayors
in all the cities, towns and villages in the
states of Virginia, North and South Caro-
lina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Miss-
issippi meet at some central point and
after discussing the best means and meth-
ods for the present difficulties, then and
there among themselves agree upon a cam-
paign for the most rigid enforcement of
the vagrancy laws, such as are to be
found in the statute books in the various
states at this time. Then let Louisiana,
Texas ,Missouri, Kansas, Kentucky and
Tennessee adopt a similar policy, other
parts of the country doing the same thing,
until the whole country has been organ-
ized. This would enable the mayor of one
locality to act in conjunction with his
next door neighbor, so to speak, and in
this way there would be concerted action
and no conflict of opinion between the va-
rious heads of the different municipalities.
This plan would furnish no hiding place
for idle loafers, white or black, who would
thereby be given to understand that they
must work or move on.
Enough for Al Needs.
This plan would have the effect of dis-
solving and scattering the numerous bands
of loafers, who are barely eking out an
existence in different cities, towns and vil-
lages on five and ten cent jobs, and in
this way furnish an immense number of
hands for the mills, woods and elds. We
honestly believe that we have enough help
here in the South if the vagrant laws were
rigidly enforced to fill every need, and
what is more ,the average negro help in
this country is far superior to that of the
average foreigner, such as we have been
able thus far to induce to come down
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The action of the Georgia and Florida s wa. e mayr o e cn-
.nt nmuniipalities throughout the coun-
Sawmill Association in Jacksonville the t nicipalities thr ht the cn
try adopt this plan and thereby render a
other day, at which time it was resolved losing service to a great country Great
to inaugurate a local campaign in all the shall b e their reward if they will.ntr at
cities and towns throughout the South, is srn Lu ber Journal.
the right and proper thing, and the word _____
should be passed down the line to this BIG SCHOONER FLEET NOW DUE.
effect by the lumber contingent all over
the country. Under the plan as adopted Twenty-Seven Sailing Vessels Coming for
at Jacksonville it was deemed wise and Cargoes of Lumber.
best that every lumberman should call A fleet of twenty-seven sailing vessels
upon his home paper to urge the mayor are now enroute to Jacksonville from va-
and board of aldermen to rigidly enforce rious ports, having been chartered to load
the vagrancy law of that community. The lumber here.
scarcity of labor and mill help in the Most of these vessels are due here now
South has assumed such proportions since and are expected to arrive in port within
the rst of the year as to arouse the most a few days. A complete list of vessels
serious apprehension over the nal outcome chartered to load here is as follows:
of this mooted question. At the same The schooners Elizabeth T. Gilbert,
time we can all bear testimony to the Capt. Hutchinson; Glad Tidings, Capt. Me-
fact that there is not a city .town or ham- gee; Invictus (Br.), Capt. Roberts; Wil-
let in the country but what you will liam L. Walker, Capt. Simmons; Goodwin
nd there negroes loafing on the street cor- Stoddard, Capt. Miller; A. B. Sherman,
ners and hanging around the wharves and Capt. Adams; Sallie I'On, Capt. Kirwin;
steamship docks in droves ranging in size Frank Huckins, Capt. Peck; Charles G.
from five to tuenty-five in number. Herein Endicott, Capt. Bailey; R. T. Rundlett,
lies one of the serious troubles with this Capt. Fountain; Inez N. Carver, Capt.
vexatious question, and one of the pri- Young; Bertha F. Walker, Capt. Hooper;
mary causes of the universal scarcity of Robert T. Murphy, Capt. -- ; Maud B.
labor. Since the rst of the year matters Krum, Capt. Krum; Robert A. Snyder,
have been growing from bad to worse, and Capt. -Tinker; Helen M. Atwood, Capt.
the importation of foreign labor has thus ; Savannah, Capt. Gould; John
far failed to remedy the situation. Paul, Capt. Rutledge; Alice B. Phillips,
Solution Suggested. Capt. Lundt; Elizabeth T. Doyle, Capt.
There is one solution to this question, Flynn; Millie R. Bohannon, Capt. Law-
however, and we believe the solution is rence; Alice B. Lord, Capt. ; Ken-


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sarig prices, masy papers of lfose pre white, perfect
DIAMONDS. It Is oar desire to cenftlme beig the largest
Diamend dealers It Jackseville, ad oar specialty Is iae remud-
cut gems and igh-grade Waltham a EigI Watckes.

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wood, Capt. Allen; Phinas W. Sprague,
Capt. -- ; Rachel W. Stevens, Capt.
-- ; J. S. .Hoskins, Capt. Johnson;
Robert M. Haywood, Capt. Green.
The following vessels are now in port
for cargo:
The schooner J. W. Balano, Capt. W.
M. Wilson, is taking a lumber cargo at
the foot of Market street.
The British brig Marconi, is at Cashen's
mill, loading lumber.
The steamer George Farwell is loading
cypress lumber at the Standard Cypress
company's pier.
The schooner George H. Ames is at Tal-
leyrand, loading lumber.
The schooner Marion N. Cobb is at Cum-
mer's mill, loading lumber.
The schooner D. J. Sawyer is moored
at the Atlantic Coast Line export pier,
loading lumber.
The barkentine Auburndale is moored at
Wilson & Toomer's pier, discharging a
cargo of coal.
The schooners Sarah D. Fell, Jeanie Lip-
pitt, Linah C. Kaminski and Julia A. Tru-
bee are at Mayport, discharging coal and
the E. Starr Jones is at the same place,
discharging railroad iron. These vessels
will all come to the city for lumber car-
The tug Standarl and oil barge are at
the Standard Oil Company's pier.
The Clyde steamer Apache is at the
foot of Hogan street, and the Clyde
steamer New York is at the foot of Wash-
ington street, both taking on miscellan-
eous cargoes for New York.
Notice of application for letters patent
incorporating the Florida Fruit and Vege-
table Exchange is being published. This
is a new company that has just been or-
ganized by Jacksonville citizens and it is
the'r intention to make it just what the
name indicates-an exchange for Florida
fruit and vegetables.
The incorporators of the new company

are J. Denham Bird, B. B. MacDonell, A.
T. Pearce and S. J. Sligh. They are all
well known in business and professional
circles and are all gentlemen of push and
The nature of the business of the com-
pany, as set forth in the proposed charter,
is to handle Florida fruits and vegetables
on commission or otherwise; to manufac-
ture, handle and sell crate material of all
kinds and also to hake packing houses and
tents and to contract to pack vegetables
and fruits at any point or points in the
The headquarters and principal office of
the company will be in Jacksonville, but
branches may be located in Florida and
other States and territories as the board
of directors may find necessary and desig-
The capital stock of the company is
$25,000 divided into 500 shares of $50 each,
with the privilege of increasing the capital
to $100,000.
The rfist annual meeting of the company
is to be held on the first Monday in Deto-
ber, 1900, and thereafter on the first Mon-
day in January of each year. Until the
first meeting is held the affairs of the
company will be conducted by the follow-
ing officers and directors:
President and Treasurer-J. Denham
Vice-President-B. B. MacDonell.
Secretary-A. T. Pearce.
General Manager-S. J. Slight.
The board of directors consists of J
Denham Bird ,B. B. MacDonell, A. T.
Pearce and S. J. Sligh.
Mr. S. J. Sligh, who is the general man-
ager of the Florida Fruit and Vegetable
Exchange, has been engaged in the fruit
and vegetable business of Florida for the
past twenty years. He is thoroughly fa-
miliar with every branch of the business
and will devote his whole time to the in-
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The Immigration Problem as Presented

by Edwin Brobston.

Mr. President, and Gentlemen of the Tur-
pentine Operators' Association:
From the editorial page of the Times-
Union, of September 7th, I clip the fol-
lowing paragraphs:

"The New York correspondent of the
London Times, writing of the allega-
tions of the ill-treatment of European
laborers in Florida turpentine camps,
seems to proceed on the theory that
the charges are true or they wouldn't
be made. The editor of the Dresden
Daily, a paper published in English
at the German resort, pomts to the
fact of the arrest of the accused par-
ties as an indication that they are
true! As though every court were
not bound to proceed on sworn infor-
mation. This, too, in answer to an
American subscriber, presumably a
Floridian, who wrote to the Daily a
communication in the course of which
she said: "The nature of Florida men
is pacific and if any brutality in the
Southern States is brought to public
notice (even to negroes) it is severely
punished. May we not ask you to
withhold such brutal scandal? When
investigation proves the truth of such
statements, then we can accept the
facts with deep regret." Could any-
thing be fairer than such a request?
But the editor of the Dresden Daily
does not seem disposed to grant it.

The cable dispatch referred to as
sent by the New York correspondent
to the London Times begins: "Stories
by men who have escaped from Flor-
ida show that immigrants from Eu-
rope, after arriving in this city, have
been persuaded to go there on prom-
ises of good pay and are now living
there in a condition of absolute slav-
ery." Then he goes on assuming that
the charges are true, that they are
proved by the allegations of men who
are so irresponsible that the United
States court authorities are compelled
to keep them in custody to insure that
they will be on hand when the day of
trial comes.
If compelled to name in their dis-
patches some individual or firm or cor-
poration who could make trouble by
suits for damages, this correspondent
and others of the same ilk would be
guarded in assuming guilt, but so long
as they can attack the honor of a
State, they are sweeping in their alle-
gations. It is a safe thing to do. Any
coward can do it with impunity. By
the time the charges are disproved in
a court of law the public must be
relied upon to have lost interest in
the ease. But the injury still remains."
In reference to this matter, let me say
that some weeks ago I introduced the fol-
lowing resolution, which was unanimously
passed by our Board of Trade:
"Whereas, sensational reports have gone
broadcast throughout the United States
with reference to peonage charges as made
by some of the foreigners who have re-
"ently been employed in mills and turpen-
ine camps, and
"Whereas, such charges, upon investiga-
tion, appear to have been gross misrepre-
-entations of the facts, and
"Whereas, these sensational reports are
calculated to do a great deal of damage to
the South and tend to keep worthy and
honest laborers from coming into our ter
ritory, and
"Whereas, such foreign labor as the
South has been getting appears to be of
the most undesirable class of shiftless
people that are never likely to become
good citizens, and
"Whereas, the South in general, and
Florida in particular, is in need of more
people to work the resources of our for-
ests, our fields, our mines and our manu-
"Therefore, Be it Resolved, that we pe-
tition our State authorities and memorial-
ize our legislature to co-operate in the
establishment of an immigration bureau
for the purpose of diffusing reliable infor-
mation to those who would like to come

among us, and to prevent their being im-
posed upon, and in like manner to protect
the employers of labor and save.them from
being imposed upon by a worthless and
shiftless class, such as have been imposed
upon our people by so-called labor bu-
reaus in the North and East.
"Resolved further, that we communicate
with the various Boards of Trade and
commercial organizations throughout the
South asking their co-operation in urging
the various States to take up the immi-
gration question with a view of establish-
ing a central bureau in New York City to
maintain agencies in European countries
in order that a better lass of immigrants
may be attracted to the South."
Mr. President, this convention has but
emphasized the need for some movement,
not only to relieve the stigma which has
been placed on the South i general, but
Florida in particular. There is need for
some movement that will give relief to a
situation which is becoming oppressive to
every business interest.
The establishment of the right kind of
an Immigration Bureau will be a long step
in the direction of a solution of the labor
problem; it will be a long step in the di-
rection of putting the South where she
must ultimately be n spite of calumny
and in spite of her tradueers.
Let me say in passing, that while envy
and jealousy may contribute to the spread
of exaggerated reports, and the eager en-
thusiasm of our young newspaper men in
quest of an item may be larly responsi-
ble for these reports, it is a fact that we
should be extremely careful to observe the
laws of our land so that we my stand
with clean hands before the bar of public
Unfortunately the law bears hard upon
the employers of labor. They dare not ask
a negro to work out his account, lest they
be arrested for peonage. We are forced
to deal with a worthless, shiftless ele-
ment; the more they are paid the les dis-
posed they are to work.
We have only been able to secure the
scum of great cities whenever we have
reached out in an effort to get something
to compete with the negroes. We advance
car fare and wages, then when they arrive
we have only to insist upon their perform-
ing their contract in order to put upon
ourselves and our children the stigma of
being arrested like common criminal. If
this is not a serious proposition I would
like to know what you would call it. You,
as individuals, are prohibited from going
to Europe to secure reabe, able-bodied
men for your work as they would come un-
der the head of contract labor, which the
law forbids. Therefore, the State must go
into the business for the State can and
will protect both parties. The unscrupu-
lous labor employer will be held down by
a heavy hand, while those in quest of
work will be accorded fair treatment; each
side will have a redress for wrongs in-
It is to secure legislation along these
lines and to secure the necessary appro-
priations to back it up, that caused me
to introduce the resolution. Now, Mr.
President, if this convention shall become
thoroughly imbued with the idea of the
importance of that resolution there is no
question but it could bring to bear suffici-
ent pressure on legislative action, as will
secure to the State of Florida, such an im-
migration bureau as will accomplish great
This means a bureau established on com-
prehensive lines.
This work to be successful, must be
planned on no small scale; must be planned
on lines that it will take years to develop
to a full measure of usefulness. This
is a work that cannot be accomplished
over night.
We need not think it any easy task to
induce immigrants to come into the South.
The mere stationing of agents at Castle
Garden supplied with literature for distri-
bution is not going to do the work.
Printing a few thousand volumes of
facts about Florida ,to be distributed by
a Commissioner of Agriculture is not suf-
The mere creation of a immigration
commission to take care of some broken-



down politician or to further some private
land scheme will not answer the purpose.
What is most needed is a bureau eqiup-
ped to push forward a strong campaign
of advertising. For we not only need to
acquaint the world with our wonderful
resources but must pull down a wall of
prejudice which has surrounded us for
more than half a century. This wall was
constructed partially by our hands and
partially by our enemies.
Perhaps one of the hardest things to
make the Northern man believe is, that
notwithstanding the length of our sum-
mers, the heat is not oppressive, that work
can be carried on every month of the
year, and while heat prostrates and kills
by the thousands up there, it only makes
us perspire and feel good down here. That
while blizzards blow LaGrippe in winter,
we are basking in sunshine, they have
begun to appreciate; but of the delights
of our summers they are in utter igno-
rance. There is, perhaps, more dense ig-
norance concerning health statistics, than
most any other one thing, though we have
the government reports and have a weather
bureau, we need to have these emphasized
until the world will come to realize the fa-
vored conditions as they really do exist.
The ignorance and prejudice of our own
people, their lack of respect for law and
order, has been held up constantly in its
darkest colors until the rising generation
has not yet quite eradicated the venomous
poison of a civil war. The idea has been
kept prominent and there are ever eager
hands to flourish the brand which stains
the South as a land of slavery before the
civil war, and the land of peonage ever
since the war.
Now until we can make people believe
that life and prosperity is safe in the
South, it is useless to tell them of our
rich resources.
People would sooner immigrate to Africa
or to the Antilles.
It is useless to tell them that more
money is to be made on one forty acres
of the tobacco farms in West Florida than
upon one thousand acres of wheat lands in
That more revenue is derived from one
acre of citrus fruits in Polk or DeSoto
counties than from one hundred acres of
the best corn lands of Iowa.
That one acre of potatoes in Putnam
county is worth more some years than a
whole farm in Dakota.
That the finest beef cattle can be pro-
duced for three cents per pound.
That celery beds around Sanford are
more profitable than the celery beds of
* The world knows practically nothing
about our wonderful variety of soil and
its enormous treasure of untouched wealth.
But what cares it if our phosphate mines
are yielding to their owners the revenue
like the famous mines of Klondike or the
"Rand," and I can assure you that investi-
gation will prove this.
What if our turpentine and lumber is
making millionaires?
The wonderful story of our prosperity
will not induce good people to come among
us, unless we can establish our claims to
health conditions and prove ourselves as a
law-abiding, peace-loving people.
The maintainance of good schools, the
building of good roads, and the enforce-
ment of good laws, is the basis on which
to build good citizenship at home, or to
induce good citizenship from abroad. Cer-
tainly there are within the United States
already enough good people who properly
approached, could be induced to move to
Florida, and make one of the most popu-
lous as well as prosperous States of the
Union. Certainly there is no State where-
in the small land owner can secure such
abundant returns from his labor, in the
soil, as in Florida. When these small land
holders have come insufficient numbers
they will constitute a source of labor sup-
ply from which the factories and other in-
stitutions can draw with the same steadi-
ness as the factories of populous New
When all the timber has been cut from
c.ur forests you will see other factories
springing up. Each sawmill is but the in-
cipient plant from which the great indus-
tries of the future will spring. Look at
the Carolnas of today, almost ready to
rival New England as a manufacturing
section. Less than a generation ago the

Carolinas were dependent on "pitch, tar
and turpentine." And in less than a gene-
ration these turpentine and sawmill opera-
tors in Florida will be largely engaged in
converting the raw material into finished
products, sending forth our phosphate and
kaolin, and other minerals together with
our tobacco and lumber and cotton all
added by the value of brain and brawn
from our own work shops.
There is a time coining when the 1,400,-
000,000 people outside of the United States
will get most of their cotton goods from
the South, rather than getting our raw
cotton. Then, instead of paying us $400,-
000,000 for our cotton they will pay $1,-
200,000.000. But before this comes about,
we must do a great work of education,
both at home and abroad.
With our -millions of untouched acres,
the great tide of immigrants sweeping into
this country now, could soon create a
wealth of untold value, almost beyond
computing, yet for a hundred years we
would still have cheap lands so extensive
is our untilled territory.
The South has already developed here
many resources up to a point where it is
a question of labor supply. Where we
needs must pause before taking another
step. Her expansion of trade and wealth
henceforth must be measured by her ability
to supply labor. We could not produce
more cotton if cotton was fifty cents a
pound, nor more turpentine if it were one
dollar per gallon. We could not produce
more lumber if it was bringing forty
dollars per thousand at the mills; nor
mine more phosphate if it brought twenty
dollars per ton at the mines; we could
not produce more tobacco if it were five
dollars per pound-unless from source we
can increase the production of manual
labor to handle all these things. If any-
thing has developed more than another in
this convention it is the fact of a labor
shortage in every branch of Southern in-
There may be those who would argue
that we let well enough alone, there may
be some who are content to let natural
increase supply our needs. These will
certainly have their way unless we in-
augurate some comprehensive plan of im-
migration. The only way to control the
blacks is to snow them under with white
people, the only way to get the white
people is to assure them against the
blacks; and this we c(an do by settling
small communities of whites where, besides
good lands, we can offer good schools and
good roads. We must depend largely upon
the people of our own country. The Chi-
nese are a failure so far as they have
been tried, the Italians appear to be un-
satisfactory. We know the Germans, the
Swedes, and Hungarians would assimilate
as they have done in the West, but they
have been taught, to shun the South. In
order to reach these we must begin across
the waters; we must educate them, and
must establish steamship lines to bring
them direct to Southern ports or we will
never turn that tide for which we have
waited so long-that tide which has made
cities over night that were almost as big
ais Jacksonville. These people will not
come South to be treated as we treat the
negro, they will not come South at all
unless we put forth the exertion that will
he required to get them.
To undertake this great work success-
fully will require the united work of all the
Southern States. working in harmony with
the railroads and steamship lines. At pres-
ent Florida has a magnificent field to draw
from in our own country where there are
people of our own tongue; let us direct
our energies to secure these, people who
can come here to worship the same God
that we worship, whose children can sing
from the same song books that our child-
ren s'ng from, and whose country is our
country. There are plenty of such to come
who will be anxious enough when made
a(lquain'ed with true conditions. A bureau
such as I have in mind will reach them
and will make the truth known.

Walter Mucklow,



Seaboard Air Line Railway Will .Make

Great Improvements Here

Formal announcement has been made by
the Seaboarh Air Line Railway Company
of the intention of that company to con-
struct additional terminals, depots, depot
grounds, warehouses, wharves, piers and
terminal facilities, on the property pur-
chased by the company more than a year
ago, known as the old Eppinger & Russell
mill site.
This property lies along the river front,
east of Hogans creek and is considered a
most excellent location for railroad termi-
nals and especially for the location of
wharves and piers for loading vessels with
While it has been reported for more
than a year that the Seaboard bought the
old Eppinger & Russell mill site, the for-
mal announcement has never before been
made. It was also stated by the Seaboard
officials that the property had been bought
by a Portsmouth, Va., gentleman, and
such was a fact, but at the meeting of
the board of public works yesterday after-
noon an official communication from Supt.
Hicks of the Seaboard, announced the
ownership of the railroad company.
At the meeting of the board Chief Engi-
neer Selden and Capt. D. E. Maxwell, gen-
eral agent of the road, appeared and pre-
sented the communication, which was in
tue form of a petition. It set forth the
fact that the commerce and business of
the city of Jacksonville has so greatly in-
creased, that in order to properly tran-
sact its business, it is necessary for the
Seaboard Air Line to increase its tracks
in the city and its yards, depots, grounds,
warehouses and terminal facilities along
the St. Johns river.
It is stated that th e petitioner, the
Seaboard Air Line Railway Company, has
purchased the i.ppinger & Russell mill site
.property, on the river front, and east of
the branch or division of the road, known
as the Fernandina and Jacksonville rail-

It is then stated that it is necessary to
build a branch line from a point on its
present line of railroad in a southeasterly
and easterly direction to the old mill site
property and thence easterly through the
property adjacent. It is stated that the
company desires "to build and construct
additional terminals, depots, depot grounds,
warehouses, wharves, piers and terminal
facilities on the Eppinger & Russell prop-
erty and other property lying east thereof
and adjacent to the St. Johns river."
The proposed line of road, which is re-
ferred to as a branch line, is to cross a
portion of Adams street; Forsyth street
if extended, and also will cross Bay street.
The petitioners ask authority of the Board
of Public Works and other city authorities
to cross said streets, and any other inter-
vening streets or avenues, and to lay,
construct and maintain two tracks as a
part of the road across these streets.
Capt. Maxwell and Chief Engineer Sel-
den submitted maps showing the location
of the proposed line across the streets
named, and after some discussion, the
board of public works adopted a resolu-
tion recommending that the city council
pass the necessary ordinance granting the
petitioners the desired authority to cross
the streets at the points designated.
The Seaboard Air Line now has a suft
pending in the circuit court, before Judge
Call, wherein it has brought proceedings
to condemn a right of way for its line
across the property purchased last year
by Decatur H. Miller and the Merchants'
and Miners' Transportation Company.
This property extends from Adams street
to the St. Johns river, along the eastern
line of the right of way of the old Fer-
nandina and Jacksonville railroad (now
the Seaboard), and from this right of way
eastward to the bank of Hogans creek.
The property was formerly known as the
Clark mill property. It contains eighteen
acres and was purchased for $(l9,000.

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Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 3:00pm .... ARAPAHOE..... Sunday, Sept. 9,at 10:00am
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Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 3:00pm...... APACHE ....... Sunday, Sept 16, at 10:00am
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Friday, Sept. 14, at 3:00pm...... HURON.......Wednesd'y Sept. 19, at 10:00am
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F.-M.-IRONMONGER, Jr., Asst. Genl Pass. Agent, 122 W. Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
W. o. COOPER, Jr., Frt. Agt. C. P. LOVELL, Supt
Foot of Hogan Stieet, Jacksonville, Fla.
Gen'l Eastern Pass. Agt., New York. Gen'l Frt. Agt., New York.
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Resolutions Adopted by the Turpentine

Operators' Association.

The following resolutions were reported
to the T. O. A. Convention by the commit-
tee on resolutions and unanimously adopt-'
tae Geran Market
Whereas, this Association is con-
vinced that certain exporters and dis-
tributors of turpentine at Hamburg
and Antwerp, for sale in Germany, are
adulterati the pure spirits of tur-
pentine with keroene oil, thus discred-
iting our product to the German con-
sumer, and effectually killing competi-
tion in that territory with exporters
offering for sale pure spirits of turpen-
Therefore, be it resolved, That our
Senators and Representatives in Con-
gress be requested, through the Sec-
retary of Agriculture, or the President,
to direct the attention of the German
authorities to this matter, and to re-
quest that an investigation be made
as to the quality and purity of spirits
of turpentine being sold and distrib-
uted in Germany.
Be it therefore resolved, That a copy
Sof these resolutions be furnished the
Senators and Representatives in Con-
gress in Florida.
against As-sia InadebtedLeae
Resolved, That we earnestly urge
that the members of this Association
refrain from assuming indebtedness
due by laborers seeking employment.
The Saving of Timber.
Resolved ,That the members of this
Association confine their operations to
limits which are certain to be thor-
oughly worked, and this to the end
that the timber shall not be wasted in
reckless extension of operations.
Against Seeking Credit.
Resolved, That we, as an Associa-
tion deplore the practice occasionally
prevalent among operators of seeking
a line of credit with one factorage
company during the fall, having this
account carried during the unprofitable
winter season, and in the beginning
of the producing season transferring
the account to another factorage com-
The Jacksaville Open Market.
Resolved, That we congratulate the
Board of Trade of Jacksonville and the
factorage companies and others co-
ope-ating with'that Board in the es-
tablishment and maintenance of an
open market for the sale of naval
stores at Jacksonville.
This movement, in our opinion, has
a tendency to advance and steady the
price and tone of naval stores and to
discourage the manipulations which in
previous years have discredited the Sa-
vannah market.
Fal Sterie in New York Papers.
Whereas, certain newspapers in New
York have recently published 'sensa-
tional statements as to the inhumani-
ty practiced on labor in certain tur-
pentine camps in Florida;
And whereas, the parties alleged to
have been mistreated and who were
quoted in this publication as having
been whipped and otherwise punished,
did not furnish and willfully sup-
pressed the ci-cumstances connee'ed
with their confinement and punish-
And whereas, we are advised that
these parties were not freemen, but
convicts who were arrested, legally
'owreted and properly punished for
The-efore be it resolved, That this
Association protest against the injus-
tice to and misrepresentation of Flor-
ida and her turpentine camps, and re-
ouests that through 1he Associated
Press these resolutions be communi-
eated to the papers containing the ob-
jectionable publications.

By Edwin Brobston.
Whereas, sensational reports have
gone broadcast throughout the United
SStates with reference to peonage
charges as made by some of the for-
eigners who have recently been em-
ployed in mills and turpentine camps,
Whereas, such charges, upon inves-
tigation ,appear to have been gross
misrepresentations of the facts, and
Whereas, these sensational reports
are calculated to do a great deal of
damage to the South and tend to keep
worthy and honest laborers from com-
ing into our territory, and
Whereas, such foreign labor as the
South has been getting appears to be
Sof the most undesirable class of shift-
less people that are never likely to be-
come good citizens, and
Whereas, the South in general, and
Florida in particular, is in need of
more people to work the resources of
our forest, our fields ,our mines and
our manufactures,
Therefore, be it resolved, That we
petition our State authorities and me-
morialize our legislature to co-operate
in the establishment of an immigra-
tion bureau for the purpose of diffus-
ing reliable information to those who
would like to come among us, and in
like manner to protect the employers
of labor and save them from being
imposed upon by a worthless and shift-
less class, such as have been imposed
upon our people by so-called labor
bureaus in the North and East.
Resolution by John McLane.
As one solution of the labor trouble--
Be it resolved, That a committee of
three be appointed by the chair to
draft a bill similar to the Georgia
contract law and also the Georgia
vagrancy law.
Be it resolved, That this Association
lend its hearty support to these meas-
Resolved further, That individually
we shall press this matter upon our
representatives in the legislature.


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Timely Thoughts Expressed in Welcome

Address Responses.

Melsby Machinery Company

,L -0 of Jacksonville. Fla.

The first response to the address of wel-
come was made by Col. W. M. Toomer, of
Jacksonville, whose address, earnest as it
was and abounding in polished figures of
speech and forceful presentation of facts
and argument, was easily one of the fea-
tures of the morning session. Tmong other
things, Col. Toomer said in part:
"We. have been shown the interest that
the city of Jacksonville takes in the Tur-
pentine Operators' Association, and the
best evidence that we have that the ope-
rators take an interest in Jacksonville is
the fact that they rebuilt the city. Florida
is essentially a State of one city, and that
one city of the entire State is Jackson-
ville, the great commercial city, the busi-
ness center."
Three Great Divisione.
The speaker then pointed out that the
turpentine, or naval stores business, is di-
vided into three great divisions, the operat-
ing or producing department, the factor-
age interests, and the export feature. Con-
tinuing his remarks, he said, in part:
"The operating end of the business is, I
believe, in very good shape. The labor
problem is, it is true, a complex and un-
satisfactory one. But it is going to be
solved. The members of this association
must understand and fully recognize that
the turpentine of this State and country
is going to be produced by the darkey
laborer. And as for me, I'd rather have
a negro woman as a worker than a China-
"It is all well enough to speak of the in-
creased prosperity of the laborer and that
the higher his wages the better his work
uill be. But we must remember that the
rules that apply to the white man must
be reversed when applied to the negro.
When you increase his wages you injure
him. Raise his pay and his labor depre-
ciates. This has been amply proven, not
only on the turpentine farms, but by the
Clyde steamship line." (Here Col. Toomer
was interrupted by a burst of spontaneous
applause and cheers.)
Matters for Thought.
Col. Toomer then pointed out what he
considered some of the matters which the
operators should begin thinking about, in
order to be fully ready to act upon when
the time comes for action.
He called attention to the fact that the
factors had at present no power to buy
rosin and turpentine, and suggested that
the power be given them to become pur-
chasing agencies, with the view to retiring
from the market 50.000 to 100,000 barrels
of naval stores. In speaking of this fea-
ture, Col. Toomer said:
"I tell you that nothing saved you from
ruin but Almighty God and Standard Oil
Company. If the Standard Oil Company
had not covered the market at 57 cents,
you would have sold the bulk of your crop
for less than 50 cents."
The speaker also called attention to the
need of better warehousing a nd suggested
the conversion of the factorage companies
into export companies. He also dwelt on
the fact that Jacksonville had become an
onen market calling attention to the bene-
fits that had been derived therefrom and
to the fact that even hostile interests
were now buying here.
Major HaiF Responae.
Major T. C. Hall, of Ceala, responded
next to the addresses of welcome.
Major Hall's address was a little gem.
Concise, directly to the point, and rich
in figures and ornamentation, he returned
the heartfelt thanks of the convention to
all the cordial welcomes that had been ex-
NWhen he closed his address ,the conven-
tion applauded him loudly.
Ho. T. A. Jeamings.
The last response to the addresses of
welcome was delivered by the Hon. T. A.
Jennings, of Pensacola, who spoke as fol-
Mr. President: On behalf of the naval
stores producers of the State of Florida,
of which I am one, one behalf of the Tur-
pentine Operators' Association, which has
a membership representing more than 700
stills, scattered throughout the Southern
States, wherever the pine trees grow, I

thank you, Governor Broward, and you,
Judge Gibbons, representing the mayor and
the city council of Jacksonville, and you,
Mr. Carter, representing the board of
trade and the Jacksonville newspapers, for
your hospitable greetings, and the cordial
words you have spoken, welcoming us in-
dividually and as members of this asso-
ciation to the metropolis of this State.
"It is most pleasant, we assure you, for
us to come to these annual sessions and
meet with such exhibitions of boundless
and limitless feelings of cordiality for
which Jacksonville people are noted, for
everybody knows that Jacksonville always
does her part. Our highest state official,
the officers of the city council and of the
board of trade of Jacksonville, while honor-
ing us with their presence and their
speeches of welcome, have only emphasized
the true Jacksonville spirit, and which is
going a long way toward making Jackson-
ville one of the most prosperous and most
popular cities in the country.
"And just a few words to you, fellow-
operators. The Turpentine Operators' As-
sociation has passed its experimental stage,
and should certainly become a fixed in-
stitution. Founded upon the broad prin-
ciples of 'equal rights to all,' you have
asked no 'special privileges,' and it has,
during the six years of its existence done
great good by bringing the operators to-
gether and creating a feeling of friend-
ship and brotherhood between them. It
has done good by putting the world on
notice that while it is not in any sense
of the word a trust, we will not sell our
products at prices below the profit line,
and for less than their actual worth. It
has done good by encouraging and assist-
ing live, healthy and strong competition
in opposition to a genuine trust, which
seeks to control not only the market, but
every other branch of the industry. It
has done good, and is continuing to do
good, in other ways unneceary to men-
tion at this time, but which are well
known to the turpentine operators, to the
trade generally and to the public at large.
A Great Work Done.
"The turpentine people have done much
toward the development and upbuilding of
Florida. Go where you may. from one end
of the State to the other, you will find
them engaged also in other lines along
with the leading business men of the
State and among the livest and most pro-
gressive citizens.
"They are everywhere extending their
operations, as they prosper, and are be-
coming bankers, merchants, planters and
developers generally. By their broad and
liberal ways of doing business they have
been of aid directly or indirectly to nearly
every new commercial enterprise in Flor-
ida. The bankers, the wholesale dealers,
the small merchants, the great railroad
systems, the laborers and the farmers are
all being greatly benefited by the inter-
change of business and trade with those
engaged in the turpentine industry.
"Consult the tax books of the several
counties in the State and you will find
that the turpentine people are not de-
stroyers of wealth and property; that they
are not taking anything away from their
fellow man or the country at large, but
they are producing by development more
wealth all the time and that they are
sharing the same with the people among
whom they live.
Against Discouragement.
"The fact that a competitive company,
organized and backed principally by ope-
rators who were members of this associa-
tion. was short lived should not discourage
us in keeping up this organization, and it
should not discourage us and prevent us
from organizing other companies for the
protection of our great industry whenever
and wherever we need them.
"The closing of the doors of the recent
company so dear to the hearts of all of
us was, indeed, a sad day to me, to you
and to the producers of naval stores at
large. But out of failure there frequently
conies success. We should remain organ-
i7Red. Keep alive this association, gentle-
men. Keep it alive! Give it your heart-
iest support."

Portable, Stlatlmr, Egliu i Eelkr

Portable Oufits a Secialty.
Write for haudsme illustrated 1906 cat

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General Banking.

C. E. GARNER, President.
C. B. ROGERS, Vice-President.
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49 on Savings Deposits

A. F. PERRY, Vice-President
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The prices of spirits ranged about the same for the week here and at Savan-
nah, the latter market having the best of the trading. The rosin prices here
more than met the differentials in freight.
Price. Sales. hipments. Receipts. Stocks.
Jax. Say. Jax. Say. Jax. Say. Jax. Say. Jax. Say.
SFriday ........ 62 62 383 924 0 496 741 10,466
Saturday ...... 2 253 382 0 4,315 461 1,010,962
Monday ....... 62 2 636 340 2,902 05 98711,423
Tuesday ..... 61 62 131 1,22 0 110 689 1,30011,688
' Wednesday ....61/ 61% 195 2111 0 701 716 3,001 12,377
Friday. Saturday. Monday. Tuesday. Wednesday.
Jax. Sav.J. Jax. ay. Jax. Sa. Jax. Sav. Jax. Say.

WW ................. 5.50
WG ................. 5.15
S ................... 4.90
S ................... 4.55
K ................... 4.50
I .................... 4.50
H ................... 4.50
G ................... 4.50
F ................... 4.40
E ................... 4.35
D .................... 14.25



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Sales. Shipments. Receipts. Stocks.
Jax. Say. Jax. Sav. Jax. Say. Jax. Sav.
CBA .................4.00 4.05|4.00 4.1013.95 4.00)3.95 4.1013.95 4.10
Friday ................. 1,146 2,823500 1,4451.817 3,06067,973 73,877
Saturday ............ 613 2,6822,500 5,3411,137 2,24866,290 69,984
Monday .................. 1,843 2,125 1.108 8,0411,632 1,942164,927 63,885
Tuesday ................. I 189 2,8332,400 1,7021,515 3,827165,451 66,010
Wednesday ............... 449 3,1823,000 3701,582 2,001167,641 64,566


First. Resolved, That each member of this Association deposit with the
Secretary of the Association, and payable to its order, a sight draft for Two
Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($250.00), for the following purposes, and to be
collected a nd applied on the following conditions and in the way herein-
after stated:
A committee of five shall be appointed by the President of the Associa-
tion: this committee to be clotl'ed with authority to hear and determine all
complaints and controversies between the members of this Associaion in regard
to labor. Complaints shall be filed in writing with the Secretary of this
Association, who shall notify the committee; and thereupon this committee
shall make a thorough investigation into the complaint and if. in their opinion
the complaint is well founded, they shall so notify the Secretary who shall
thereupon deliver the draft for $250.00 made by the operator found at fault.
to the Treasurer of the Assoc'ation. and from the proceeds of this draft the
entire expenses of the committee, including a per diem of $5.00 per day, shall
I-e paid, and the net loss sustained by the complaining operator he paid, and
'he balance, if any, of the proceeds of said draft paid into the Treasury of
the Assceiation.
Be it further resolved, That each member of this Association be furnished
with a printed copy of this resolution containing a provision for his accept-
ance and agreement to be bound by the terms of this resolution, to be signed
by him and returned to the Secretary.
And be it further resolved. That none of the provisions of this resolution
shall he regarded as binding upon its members unless same is assented to by
three-fourths cf its membership.
Be it further resolved, That each of the factorage companies are requested
to cooperate with this Associa ion in the enforcement of the letter and spirit
of the foregoing resolut:'ns.
RPeso'ved further, That the following shall be the scale of prices to be paid
for Lcx cutting, chipping and dipping during the season of 1907:
Box cut ing. 1, cents; dipping, not over 60c per barrel; chipping, not
ever P5e Fer thousand.
These prices to prevail in all classes of territory.
The con m'ttee provided for by these resolutions was named by the chair
as follows:
W. C. .la'-kon. of Del.and, G. F. Tilliran of Bartow, S. A. Alford of C(hi,-
Icy. R. F. Rogers of Lake City and D. E. Richardson of DeFuniak.

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