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Vol xxiv No DeLand Volusia Florida 7
52 County Friday December 24 1909 i 100 per Year
President of John B Stetson University Unersltywho Universitywho
who will deliver the forl11 11 addrL aclclress of tvcleome ekol11 in he behalf half 111 the theunicrit thej
F unicrit university to the n rttiScnl1Jltll embleel elelegatl mll their friln friends in the hi hiILu big
j ILu auditorium itor lim on Tuesday cenin evertinf 1 Ieccmher > ccemhlI 2S at i 0 0upt o oSupt
Supt upt A 0 Botts willlxtend will extend welcome on hchalf o of the plthlie plthliesellOnl ptthlieSQI1OOl
sellOnl authorities of Volusia county Our dtixens will all 1I join joinhlartilr joinheartilt
heartilt hlartilr in extendin extending greeting and in lt1nit ineutiffesting 5ting goofl will to all allour allour
our sisitnrs sltors Plcasllememlwr Please relnenlhcr the hour and II if you oulpelt e pcct to attelll attelllthis attendthis
this opening program he sure to be otl hand iil good time at i 30 30Im o oP
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1 lh J JitFFlirtSO BFIltnsO B BI tl tlSecretary iISecretary +
+ Secretary to State Board of ofPensions ofPensions +
+ Pensions Tallahassee FlaThere Fla FlaThcre
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There is a ti tide e in the affairs of men menWhich i en enWhich
Which taken any way you you please is isbad isbad
badAnd bad badAn
An And strands them in forsaken guts and andcreeks anderecks
creeks erecksNo
No 0 decent soul would think of visit visiting visiting
ingThe ing ingrhe
The rele receding ing of the tide of scnli scnliment scntiment
ment that controlled the llgilaturc of of190i ofago
190i ago reached its lbhmark ebb nark when the thelegislnture thelegislature
legislature of t Igog 101 confronted h by a aserious aserious
serious deficit in the pension fund and andthe andthe
the necessity of il1lIcnsin the lax laxIcv taxlevy
Icv levy for pensions or rcstnctin restricting the thegr thegranting
gr granting li1tin of pension chose the latter latteralternative r raltenmtie
alternative The situation that con confronted canfronted
fronted the legislature of 1909 a as far faras faras
as concernccl concerned the pension problem prohlemtaken problemtaken
taken a any 11 WII lvay you ou plitscteas hlll hlllWhen bad1Vltcn
When the Newton lton hill which orig originated oli oliinatcd
inatcd with th the United tonfelerte tonfelerteVeterans on CtI raic raicVeterans
Veterans of Florida and which finally finallhecmnc finallybecame
became the present pLn pension ioll law le left leftthe l lthe
the senatorial operating room wllln wlllnthe whenthe
the last amendment provision and andfurther andfurther
further provision had hCln teen stitched stitchedinto stitchedinto
into its fabric and du1 duly loncurre concurred in inby inby
by the house und approved hy the gO gOern goy goyernor
ern ernor or tlurltwu senators an and sixty sixtynine Ixtr Ixtrnine
nine reprcs representatives ntat hes 11lL heaved ved a sigh of ofI ofpious
pious satisfaction over an unpleasant unpleasantdutv unpleasantditty
I ditty erfornledthose who opposed oPposldi
the bi bill I beca because ue the they ha had fought the theI themeasure
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I measure to tIle last ditch IIIHt its ad adI advocates
I oentes heCllSl thl they > felt lhat time thlnecesitils timenecessities
necessities of the situation justified justifiedheroic iWjtilicl1heroic
heroic trcatml treatment treatmentThe nt ntThe
The law stands with its vIIIious pro 110vis provisions
vis visions Jns an unique p piece llC of lqisla1ie lqisla1iepatchwork kgislatiyepatchwork
patchwork patchworkHard patchworkHard
Hard Problem for BoardThe Board BoardThe
The thirtytwo and the sixtrnine sixtynineevent
wont home and prohah1 haw made ntatlepeace madepeacc
4 peace with their constittents hut the theBoard
Board Board of PtnsiJI1H is still wrestling wrlstlingwith wrestlingwith
with the ntcess necessarily rity t trying condition cmlitionthat conditionthat
that follows a I lI1Ltlrial chang in a any anylast 11 111aw
last that et effects lltS a large mlmlKr fif fifpcop1c ofpeople
people pcop1cl people1Vith
l With fine ne dbr Bard uf eonsegtwnres eonsegtwnresthe con lqmIC lqmICthe
the lawmaker created a conflitil1 conflitil1that n nthat
that nccessittte the re revision ion uf the thepension thepension
pension roll IIn and incidcnlally il1L drntnlh the thecnreful thecareful
careful goingoer of the entire work workof workof
of the vtf various ous pension boards since siIlCthe sincethe
the creation oi the first one in I SS5 1SSjand SS5nnd
and left it to the ingenuity o of the theBoard theBoard
Board of Pensions which was was author authorized authorized
ized to employ one clerk at n salary salanof salaryof
of five hun hundred rcll dollars per annum to todevise to todevise
devise ways and mean means of carrying out outthe outthe
the provisions of the law which car carries carries
ries with it the disbursement of more moret
than llmlqIHIltLrs tlaee quarters of a million Itul Itullars dollnrs
lars annually annuallySince annuallySince
Since August I th there have heen heentiJ heenfiled
tiJ filed lt in the pension departmlnt dei mrtm eat Ii ye yethousand L Lthounnc1
thousand nine hundred and twent twentOIH twentye
one claims under thc ad of lJOf lJOfThese Igoo1hese
These claims clam mms hale ha C been ta taken hn throughtill through
till multitude of details lIeces neecssu I II y
i I which includes the HeknowlLtgmelit HeknowlLtgmelitHlillg acknotvledgnlentfiling
filing rccordil1 recording the Ireful lxalnina
fqlH requesting
records tlOm from the war 11partll1cnt 11partll1cntwlwtl tiepartntentwhen
when deemed necessary necessary the certifying crtifyingI
I the a Jlproal of the Board of Pensions Penionsto
to applicants the notif notifying n of defects defectsin
in their claims ur oi the rejection of of1aims ofclaims
claims aid the hopeless attempt to togie togive
give a courteous rlp reply to th the thou thollsands thousands
sands of letters relative to pension pensionclaims > lnsioll lnsiollclaim
claim writtllI lv 11 impatient applicants applicnntsor
or their fr friends llllls lime greatest r ate t hin hinelrancl hindrance
elrancl has been the vigorous i orolls infliction inflictionof
of letters The correspondence lIlnt lIlnting reinttag
tag to pensions ensiol15 addressed tu the Board Boardof
of Pensions and to the comptroller comptrollerollid comptrolleruoulal
uoulal ollid ha hale e kept to stlllOgraphers stlllOgraphersbusy
busy since July In last lastThe t tThe
The holding holdin of a position of trust tllIstdenlops trustleyelOps
denlops the cOl1scienre old the men mcncharcel mencharged
charged with wit h the mhninistra athninistratioa drill 01 nt the thepension thepcusiun
pension fund haw been careful and andconsdcntious maulconscientious
conscientious in thc pel erfornrtnce ornwnce uf uftheir oftheir
their arduous task Fiftto hundred hundreddaims hundredclaims
claims ha have 1 been II allntvcd 11 o c cl under the thelaw thelaw
law now in force and the roll has been helnredue beenreduced
reduced about fifteen hundred The Thelast limelast
last payment un under lr the former la lafOI bnv bnvfor
for the quarter ending June 30 o Igog 1101
amounted to S SISS6tloo I SSfjIOO the first quar quartlrly quarterly
tlrly Ia lavtnent l1Iel1t under the new III law w wullloullteei
ullloullteei to SI3f50SOO SI3f50SOOCause
Cause for Decrease DecreaseTIle Decreaselima
TIle greatest dLI decrease rlasc ill tIll roll 1011has
has been lause caused < 1 by 11 the alteration of I ItIll
tIll rerJlI requirement Ilmcnt of f continuous Iesi IesidLIIlI
dLIIlI in thi this stat front time elastic elasticproi elasticprovision
provision proi ion of ten wars prim to making makingappJiation makinglu
appJiation to 1jlltinllolls ILs tesklenee lhI1le in intltis intills
tills steal tat sin since J ISp I anll making a asilllillll i iiamilar
silllillll maturation in the date of niII niIIri marp marpri
ri Igl IIf aidotr iclo > i flol1l ten years ealS prior priort
tel t mlking aplilation to altutl a date prior priort prior I
t I I I1a Hf Lnthr Vnl I the liberal PIOIItv 1roiurtyqurlitf PIOIItvqlldililtioll
qlldililtioll qurlitf ttion oi S5ooovery 5000 el fw haves havesIctn haL I Ickhallecl
Ictn ckhallecl I
In th 1 euly IIh slaws of the plnsiol1ing plnsiol1ingof
of soldiers h by tIt tliis state the 11lallks s sused I IuSld
used fill 1tI nrtkntg t1dl1l apphcatlun ntre 1 sortrrulgrd so soalltll
rtrrulgrd alltll lel that eery lI nlCa nmeagr Ir illflllI11I illflllI11Itioll
tioll uas IS lJjdtlfl cli itctl from the applkl1lt or orhi orhi
hi tottehers anll tILlflllnth the forms formswere fOllIIsI
were le not fill i11d d out The present law lustttcele
I tier tiere I
LS 1wIL months actllLI WI WII
I e i IInlss cliihII rlischnyed I for lisus tliseasconttarttd I
conttarttd < 1 or woltlllis received in al altltal toetuui
tltal line flf duty 111Il Hlllt it w1s IS founcll founcllnl fount I IIll
nl essarv lsa to r ire Il rte u lc lccnt eat infurma infurmatinll informnation
tinll fmil fry ° m t time Ill a applicalt ppi a n t in tIll rrawal rrawalnl I Iof
of nl I rltint Jot jilt to dLtllmill1 the lel period o < 1 oi oiII oft
II t rt ire lI and tIll eaelSe of llischarlW dischnrgeas
as IS well 11 liS the lslhlhhllwnt of till tillplOPI the11opt I
plOPI rtV Ifwdilication anal prrierl of of1lJlIlltlIIIS ofresuleuro
1lJlIlltlIIIS IlsIC1nll IlsIC1nllPurging resuleuroPurging
Purging the Roll Ro1TIll Roll1ln
TIll BIilld of ILnsilfus has in all alllaSLS allcases
cases whe1 additional l ctitlcncc 1hlhC was tvasreqtired J JlIqtt
lIqtt reqtired lc establish to the selke 1dl1Hr rlailturltsIsted I Iasbtrel
asbtrel the IlpplicHnt 11 by requesting requestinga i ia
a tllnsLIipl of tll the record 1ll OI ct from tIle theadiuttnt j jaoiutU11
aoiutU11 gr llleral ner I Several thousand thousandrecnrals I Iretwlls
retwlls huu ben bluillec1 in eases of ofdoubtful I ICotlttU
doubtful CotlttU or illlplrfeel claim lIIlSl Ihesrreel lIIlSlrltonl
rltonl reel rds have been the nllII1lS of fYUl purging purgingthe ing I Ithe
the roll of I11UI1 toulv untvorthy unorth penslouers penslouersdeserters InSlolwrs I Iclestrter
deserters ahsLntithfllitLa absent without leaye 1 11Iln 11Ilnmen umenomen
men who ho took the oath of alllgimcl allcgi mace tll tllthe tothe
the United States before the close cII l of lllL lllLwar thetvar
war and frequently nlt nh1n n who enlisted > cl in inthe inthe
the union atlII unly fir or lIa ntvv und who hact hactbeen Itnrlbeen
been ill good standing tl1l1l1in Oll the pension pensionroll pen ion ionroll
roll for nll1 ears have been ruthlessly ruthlesslcut ruthlesslycut
cut oil 1 on account cJlInt of these records IecordsTIll recordsThe
TIll Boalli of Pensi Pensions ns heretofore heretoforehas
has been great greatly hampered by lack of ofautlwnt ofauthentic
authentic il rLorlls recc > ids or 1111 any means of ofclifyillg cifverifying
verifying the statclllents of If applicants applicantsor
or their sotuhers 011 dCrs but 1100 no has acccs acccsto accessto
to the COI1 Cunfederate lcllrate and Union records recordson
011 file in the war rlpartlllcnt an anhid and andtvhieh
tvhieh hid are the greall greatest st assistance in ineSlllllishing inestablishing
eSlllllishing u soldiers record rllorclLiberal recordLiberal
Liberal Provisionsfile Provisions ProvisionsThe
The law no nett in force is very lt liberal liberalin
in its prcbiolls The requ requirements requirementsmost rements rementsmO
mO most t dillicult elil1 cult tu cletltIIl rleterntine lw alel justl justladlllinbter justly justlyadminister
adlllinbter me the lauses clauses rllatin rebating tCJ tCJplOptrt to toproperty
property 11111 a nel eOlll continuous inuous residence flsiclLnclIn
In u work ork of the ma nlagnitttde nitllle of tile thepension tileplnsiull
pension wOlk ill thi this state elllt SllS SllSmuch secsmuch
much of Illllnan nature much of synti
malt sOIllwhat
life accentuated h by dire necessit necessitThl necessity necessityIlme
Thl old and nClli needy v Ilcnsioncrchilcish Ilcnsioncrchilcishalld
anti illlpaticntciitims ones sympathy sympathan sympathyold
an old one earns tu help him In the thedays th thftaS
days of their sacdfitl and the four fouryears ulIr ulIreir
years eir of hardship an and Ir privation at ion when whenLimey hln hlnthe
the Limey fllltocel oUt thug oVer h100l1 h100l1battlefkllis bloody bloodybattlefields
battlefields to tlllg tragic l Appomattox they theywere the theWere
Were heroes Broken in n health and aniltotte1 andtottering
totte1 tottering ng towards life sunset tocta today we werelrlntl wereverently
relrlntl reverently salute them as heroes To ToSCl Tosee
see them in want ant and destitution is isenough isetlOttlh
enough to break ones heart ane and to tohave tohave
have been permitted to Iabor kehor amongthem among amongthem
them I hold the greatest prhilgl that thatlife thatlife
life has brought to mnePensacola mnePensacolaJournal ml Pen > 1cola 1colaJOllllIal
JOllllIal JOllllIalWantcd JournalWnntcd
Wantcd One for His s Pa PaKermit
Kermit Roosevelt recently killed to tohon tttobongoes
hon bongoes ocs We Ve dont JmJ Inuty just what a abongo abongo
bongo is but the probabilities ics arc that thatit thatit
it is i just a as fierce a manlter as thc thevamyamlhicago I Iamyamlhicago
amyamlhicago Record iherald1Vasnt Ilerald IleraldWasnt
Wasnt it rather wasteful to kill two twowhen t twhen
when one bongoes a long wayTintes wayTintesUnion a Times I IVnioll
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