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H ON D U letcber mayor of ofJacksonv1Ue ofJackeonvllle
Jacksonv1Ue and one of the thetrusteu thetrustees
trustees of the Univerdtywrites Univerdity writes asfollows as asfo
follows fo lowll to the Jacksonville Metropo Metropof Mt = tropo
f Ifs under date of April 8 8For 8a
a For mont months 1J the public has been reo reogaled re reBaled
Baled with qll kindll kindn 01 attacks 011 the tbepreliident thepresident
president and trustees oJ Stetson Unl Unlverlllty Unlverdlty
verlllty and they have been content contenti
i to stand on the action ot the board boardand boardand
and let that peak bur Itself The Thepredldent lheprellident
prellident has been assailed in the tbemoat themoat
moat unjust wicked and barbarous barbaroullw
w tuan 4n 4P 4PWC tr r m the e public pretlll anI and other otberwttle
wttle The trustee trudtteitbaye have been helu heluup bel < 1 1up
up u unworthy of confidence an anu anuwantinlu < 1 1want1nar
want1nar wantinlu in siucerity tliucc lty and p prlnclple prlnclpleAlaliciuusanU in ipl iplMallciou
Mallciou AlaliciuusanU an tattle throe statements statementshave IItaLtwtmttihave
have been but we have not troubleo troubleoyou troubleuyou
you fur space to reply 1 do not pro propO3C propose
pose to cpter into any discussion ot otI ofthe
I the matters now Latttr Latterly these as asflaulttl
flaulttl are betegaimed belug aimed at the tb Ul11ver Ul11ver1nty Universtty
1nty it8c1Cand itself and In its defense aa one onewbo onewho
who cherillhtlllttJ IW welfare Vt1fu even though thougbtbatillyolvclI thoughthat
tbatillyolvclI that invulves oppodtiun to its ablfo ablfoi abaolure
Ib i lure domination by one lul1ueace 1 1f 1Ib
f fed 111 that bepalf b aI called 011 to cor correet correct
reet the misrepresentatlond millrtJJrlsen athnti embraced embracellu
lu the article copied I by > y you yesterday YC6Ltrday1rowa yesterdayiroma
1rowa lJliLand D Land paper uuder the Jam fiamlog JamInK
InK head 1Iuell ievtulylwo Left LeftSchool LeftSchool
School Jbe Stetson tettlon University ill idNow illNlw
Now Suffering The head line is it > nut 110Ltrue nuttrue
true The usual number 01 lIlulitnltl ptudcntswho lIlulitnltlwho
who go out atthecluse at of the winter winterterm winterterm
term have gone Inclu including ln the Cblca Cblcago Chicago
go students who always leave to take takeup takeup
up their studies In LtilcaJo Ubicago Univer Univerittyjvhere U al vtr vtr1Lyrwbere
1Lyrwbere they left ollln ot In Stetson SldlonTHE Stetsonh
h THE N NI W s1UDE2iTs s1UDE2iTsThe S1 PNT3 PNT3Tbe
The ullu usual i number perJ derliaps apa a little littlemore littlemore
more of new btudenllS have entered enteredtur enterediur
tur the tlpringterm spring term and there f bere are in inactual inactual
actual attendance al the Unlverblty Unlverbltyteday Unlverbltytoday
today more students than ever before bdoreinlh beforeis
is inlh its bhttory at the beginning of any auysprlnl anyspring
spring term The statement that the tbelItntlmeut ther
r V lItntlmeut over the state ill almost almolltu1JanhQO almostunanimous
unanimous 8 for Dr Forbell rctjrem retirement retirementid nt ntilS
ilS not true This ill equally misleading mislead mlshading
ing wlthtbe with the Ijt statement ttment that tbi this sen sentiment sentiment
timent favors the reinstatement 01 01Mr ofV
V Mr Stettton on the Board of lrulI Trustees lrulIteeil
tees The author of that statem statement statemento nt ntWlUJt
must have known that Mr Stetdou Stetdouhaa
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te has never been removed as a trustee trulteeHe trusteet
t He knew as others who have given givenpubll givenpublicity
publl publicity ity to like expressions have bavtknown haveknown =
known or could have known that Mr MrStetaon MrStetson
Stetson is a trustee today Mr Stetw Steteon Stet Stetaonls
w eon aonls is not prellident of the board His Hlaterm Histerm
term as president expired at the last lalttmectlng lastmeeting
meeting H He was not reel reelected cted andwhat and andwhat
what seif selfrespecting respecting body could bt ex expected expected
pected to elect as its president any anymau anyman
man who had denounced it alt un unwCJrtby unworthy
worthy of confidence and declared he hecOLlld hecould
could not work with it and that he hehad hehad
had abandoned the Univtrdlty and andcared andcared
cared l1 nothing tbing for its future But Buttbest1 Buttbesq
tbest1 scribblers and perverters of oftnth oftruth
truth prefer to tell the public that thatMr thatAir
Mr Stetson tetdon Vas dlliptacedalJ a trustee trusteewhen trusteewhen
when they mu must t know that is not true trueOther trueOther
Other statements aDd conclusions in inth inthe
the th article mentioned are equally at atvariance atvariance
variance with facts and untenable untenableTHE
THE SITUATION SITUATIONSo
So far from Dr Forbes connection connectionw connectionwith
w with lb the University being a detri detrim detriwent
m went t it Is Its hope and nd salvation salvationThe salvationThe
The prediction that there will nOL nOLbe notbe
be a corporals guard uard there at the theQpe1in theopening
opening of another term if he remains re rem
mains m ins iii on a par with 1th similar pre predictions predtctions
dictions made a year ago ai to the theterm theterm
term beginning last October and yet yetI yetthe yetthe
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the records show the J matriculation matriculationhas Jatrlcuiatronbaa
baa been greater and the character cbaracterof
VV of work rk accomplished by thestudents thestudentshaa theetudentsair
air has been moresati more satisfactory factory than at atan atany
an any previous term in the life of the theUDlversity theUniversity
4 University There Is more poison poisonone
one atmosphere where newspapers newlpaperspubllbtD newspaperspublishing
publishing suchstuff such stuff circulate than tbanttiel thanthere
there i is tnall to a1l DeLand Kent Hall BaUis BaUisccupied is isoccupiedbyone
occupiedbyone ccupied by one of the Uni University Universityi erslty ersltyfor
i for force e and the rent of a house is saved savedJ savedthereby
J thereby thereb The University does not notown notown
own Kent Hall but pays rent for It to toMr toMr
Mr Stetson and when the Chicago ChicagoIUdenti Chicagoatudentereturned
IUdenti atudentereturned returned as they the doevery doeveryx do every everyr
x r year otheratudent other etudentslnKedtgallwere etudentslnKedtgallweremoved hi Kent aU were weremoed
moved into theit tbeltplaces places and Kent KentBan KentBall
Ban was occupied ae stated and the tberental therental
rental of another house was saved savedTheile
1 These are the real ealfacte facte Compare Comparetbe Comparethem
tbe them wlthtb with the scarehead article pub publisbed publisped
lisped yesterday and lee what hat uncon unconelonable uncon unconeclonable
elonable mlllrepreeentations are be bec beiti
c lnt iti f fimposed P made ad and host othe the public la being beingImposed
Imposed upon In the the etforttomanu etforttomanul effort to manu manufacture
fapturc facture a public sentiment for the theJ theaccolnpliehmentof
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< J accompli accolnpliehmentof hment of o one epurpCIethe epurpCIethei purposetheculmination
V i culmination pf the moat diabolical diabolicaliyperetctatiorof dJ bol al
7 iyperetctatiorof 9 0 whichthe blc1tl J mIPd l n I9ft cars carsI
1 copceive 9 veAnd And wbat blr does doe It avail availWhere yaJlP yaJlPWbere
Where I is the cp cpaoi tor qt the he b beneft beneftpisutoahue neftt nefttWf111Qt
Wf111Qt pisutoahue U attempt t mpt the destruction of a ad arM1tt ar
d rM1tt r edacat u atkUlal pal > Institution T TI The Then
I n I atibncwi11 ril W iU live j just it n lur sure e aa aaxf 1 1t
t orf biW Yl hn lu ipbi l1p aD as Jru truthapreaIIL truthapreaIILV hp cta1lt cta1ltY
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IT 1 T IS Impossible to reply to the many mJa mJarepICsentfttlonll mUrepreeentutlona
repICsentfttlonll and falsehood I ollJu circulated ollJutted
tted through the press and otherwlae but butthoro butthere
there are re some facto that cannot bo Ignored 1110N4by Ignoredby
by unpreJudlc thlnkJlJlt people peoploJt
Jt t8 II fact that early JI1 the bearlnuiDIr ot otthll ofthis
this trouble when there Wltl DO scandal 1Qa11da1abroucl scandalabroad
abroad 1111 Stetaons 3tt D8 uttorl1es searched the theOuntr thecountry
country Ountr over bunting SOulIltWuar that they tbeycould theycould
could use to blacken the cuamcter or lJr lJrorbc9 DrForbes
Forbes They lho took spcclal pains to give Ive their theiriOcuJled theirso
iOcuJled so called testimony telthuon to oU who would ould read It Ittlloullh Itthough
though ut the sublteQuont 1nnsthtloo much muchof muchorit
of orit It was proven untrue find entirely OYllr OYllrthrown ovurthrown
thrown b by orol pelllODIII testimony tUtithl1on l1r Jr Stet tHetiOn Stetson
iOn docs not notclulu UluIW that he was hunting facts 1Rotato factsto
to bring before the hoard or 1ru8LuIII In uu uuhonsl anhonest
honest Invcsthrutlon but that he was prepl1r prepurugfordefence prepl1rJUIt
JUIt ugfordefence fOl dteuw Iu CUl case or prulICCJu prosecution I1CJu the thequestion Jhbqucdtlou
question naturally urises If All Stetson hue huudune huedone
dune l1utbll1 nothing but his slml1141 dUL duty In this sue suewhy ClUIIwhy
why dl did h he tear proWcuttulJi proWcuttulJiJt
Jt Js an n UlibcUd or Prulolltlon for ar 1111 aUor attorney
110 ney to publish his testimony to the world 00 00tore before
tore goinglnto loin IDto court wurtJt courtIt
Jt II R fact that Mr Stetson demanded th thteiJlInutiou the theresignation
resignation of Dr Forbes and Dd war tak1lJ tak1lJteps takine takinesteps
steps to Wouro hluucClI8Or before euuuIUUa euuuIUUawJtb coueuitiuewith
with the Board of Trustees or euu with tin tin1Jcecutlu theExecutive
Executive Committee IlIdln fact the mat muttor matter
tor waenut was not brought to their attention UlltlJ UlltlJJt uutbIt
Jt W was done by lJr Forbes ForbesIt orbcsIt
It II a fact that ut themecting hl me tlnlr called all by Dr DrForbes DrForbes
Forbes for the lath or epLewbur after B Bmo amoat
moat mo t lourehlni IJlcatlllllUolI by the ent entBoliN entire entireBoard
Board 01 all rUUlOrJiutlcCtlnlr rumors uti cting the character chtUactelolDr oX oXDr
Dr Forbes rbcII the resolutions exoncratlu hUll hUllwere kilnwere
were announced adopted not a sentiment sentimentbeing WntlmentOOlnar
being uttered or ore v vote te cillt cast to the cOllt contrary contraryIt ry ryJt
Jt Is a fact that the University opened on onthe ontho
the lit ot October with the arwellt enrollment enrollmcl1ttn
tn Its history and has maintained this large la1lreIIlteudul1clJ largeattendance
attendance throughout the year having 11 11total utotal
total enrollment larger than thauuny Imy other year tn tnUshlstory inlta
lta Ushlstory htetory and a talller number llC actually uall1 prey plUoent preyout
out now than any other spring tarnIt binD binDIt
It JI a fact that In the month of January Januarybll Januarywhile
while bll the school was IU thus pro prosperous pCIroUB just JUltbefore justbefore
before the annual meeting ot the Board of ofTtustecllt ofTrustees
Trustees Mr fr Stetson gave out his much mucbtalkedof muchtalkedof
talkedof Interview to the Philadelphia North NorthAmerican NorthAmerican
American In n which ho cast resection upon uponDl uponDr
Dl Forbes and the DOlrd Boqrd ot Trushes Atabout At Atabout i
about the same time his attorney was put In InjaJlln injail
jaJlln jail 1n Tampa and gave out a slanderous In Intenlew Intervlcw
tenlew to tb tht public press Not lIlthUed with wltbthis withthis
this hu proceeded to pu publish Ush and scatter ecalterbroadcalt scatterbroadcast
broadcast over the land an as lnfpmous Jnti1loo 1 pam pamphlot pamphlot
phlot purpornJnar to tobe be testimony te ttmon tn thecase thecaseand thec ae aeRnd
and even went so tar as to place tW pamphlet pamphletin pamphletIn
in the bands of students and by every means meanspoeslble meanspossible
possible att attempted lnpted to o break up theechooh theechoohThen the echoo1 echoo1Then
Then Mrs Ir Stetson and his frJendll oame came before beforetho beforetho
tho Dourd at Its annual meeting tn February Februa17tnddemanded Februarydad
tnddemanded dad demanded that because of the wIde of ofculatlon cir circulation
culatlon ot thIs scandal Dr Forbes should be beremocd beremoved
removed Q8 a matter ot expediency stating statlnarthat statingthat
that the question ot guilt or Innocence was wasnot wasnot
not involved InvohcdIt
It lea bet th that t It any other member ot the theBoard theBoard
Board ot Trustees had pursued the course counethot coursethat
that Mr Stetson has In this matter be would wouldhao wouldhave
have been promptly expelled from member membershIp membership
shIp tn the Hoard and such action wouldbave wouldbavebeen would have havebeen
been applauded an over the land The board boardot boardof
ot Trustees appreciating what Mr Stetson Stetlonhad Stetsonhad
had done for the University in tho past baa baanot hasnot
not even so much as censured him yet they theyare theyare
are acou accused ed of treating him very unjustly unJultlyIN
IN DEFENSE O OF THE TOWN TOWNEditor TOWNEditor
Editor Johnston Comes Out Against AgainstStetsons AgainstStetsons
Stetsons Tactics TaetlcsFrJm TacticsFrom
From the DeLand Supplement April 8 8The 8The
The Supplement has kept out of thc thcunfortunate theunfortunate
unfortunate StetsonForbes fight and andit andit
it is glad of it Simmered down to the theactual theactual
actual thing it was a fight pure and anddmple anddniple
dmple between John Forbes and John JohnStetson JohnStetson
Stetson In a scrap between two twomen twomen
men we had no concernnone what whateerso whateverso
eerso long as the fight did not im imperil imperil
peril the interest of our constituents constituentsBoth constituentsBoth
Both were our friends A As longis longisboth long as asboth
both fought fair we could not inter interfere interfere
fere
lJut lJutWhen IutWhen
When the scei1 scene of battle shifts Ihifuwhtn shiftswhen
when the fight chang s from an attack attackupon attackupon
upon an antndividual individ411 to a wholesale ef effort effort
fort to slaughter the the prosp prosperity ri y and andblast andblast
blast the future of a communitywhen communitywhenan ommU lty wt1en wt1enan
an institution that has been the roost roostvitallnctor mostvital
vitallnctor vital actor in the making of o our r t town townand wn wnand
and the prpsDer prosoerity iy of f our our people is to tobewreckedas tobewrecked
bewreckedas as a means to an endwell endwellthe
the Supplement can be coul1t counted d on in the thescrimmage thescrimmage
scrimmage and it will try to be in at atthe atthe
the death Justification ustific tion we think can cannot cannot
not be pleaded to the indictment I arg
iug ln effort to kill the institution on onthe onthe
the ground that the wot1db slar slayer er is isalso isalso
also the creator The laws 0 our ourstate ourstate
state and we believe af nostate no state make makiufllntidde makeinfanticide
infanticide justifiable A father has no norig no noright
rig right t morally lor l1y or legally to o murder hh hhSUl hisson
son SUlThe The deep respect and lov love yie have haveever haveever
ever cherished for Mr Stetson has hascaused hascausedus
caused causedus s to deny denyin in our hearts if not notverbal1yan notverballyand
verbal1yan we we have d done qe it verbal verbally verbally
ly toothat lie had left + thepath the path of ofvirtue ofvirtue
virtue off in sin to stray We could couldnot couldnot
not bring o ourselves rseh s to believe that the theman theman
man who for Of t three r e score years and andmore andmore
more hadfollowed had followed the narrow path that thatleads thatleads
leads to future and everlasting reward rcwardshould rewardshould
should at the last moment when his hisnearness ifsnearness
nearness to eternity should have given Rivenhim givenhim
him a clearer view of the IItreasures IItreasuresbe treasures treasureshe
be hadJaid up forget and forego his hisptstand hispast
ptstand past and his future becausewhat becausewhathe
he was miffed at John Forbes and andwanted andwanted
wanted himousted him ousted from the control coptrolof controlof
of an institution to which he had con contributedso con contributed
tributedso tributed so largely and so generously generousJyf
of f hism his means n Itdldntscemreas It didnt seemreason seemreasonable p
i able 4141 did its neighbor l ighbor Doryott or yibl yiblu blame blameus
u us for or clinging aS long lonl as possible posflbletoourld possibletoour4ldol
toourld landmutlnrt andrefusing to believe that thatir thatour
our r old oldtime tlmefrie friend d wntbe was the bl black ckra ckrabe ram ramhe
be was painted pairiteW paintedWe
W We haveend have endured ed m much cbW WS have havel havecontended
contended l tended fr from D1 the IHJltoPI and pd high highplaces JlCh JlChplacel
places that t Stetsons t 9I mottvet 9 Ye were werew wereworthy
w worthy rtby and at arepiard r lrd we ehave hive had had1tkiijn hadgtdy
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T HAVING been stated by the De DeLalld DeLaud
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Laud Record that 72 students left leftJohn leftJohn
John B Stetson University week be before before
fore lastJ last a reporter called at the of office offire
fire and wall given the figures from fromthe fromthe
the books of the institution which whlcl16i whichgive
6i give ve the following facts factsp factsUp
Up p t6 the present date April 9 448 448stndentl 448students
students baTe registered this year yeorogalnst yearagainst
against a total of U9 at the end nd of the theterm theterm
term last year JearAt yearAt
At the end of otthe the hinter luter termHorek
8568 96 68 students Including the Chicago Chicagopart Chicagoparty
part withdrew the same number
68 withdrew at the end of the winter winterte11Il winterterm
term last year JearDuriug yearDuring
During the winter Inter term this yea 72 72stndeuu 78students
students k t J during the winter lnter term ternltlt termtaut
tlt taut lt year ar 7 r 2 less left leftSince i
Since the glnlllui of the present presel1tterm presentterm
term 27 new students hare registered registeredlheIe registeredThese
These are facts Tbeyare They are furnished furnisbedUti
Uti by those who know These facta factaLud facteand
and figures would have been cheer cbeerully cheerully
ully given iven to the cdttoro the Record Recordif
if he had asked for them He bd bdNilfully hatwilfully
wilfully and maliciously misstated misstatedfacts misstatedfacts
facts with the intention of in1ur1nK in1ur1nKthellcbool in luring luringthe
thellcbool the dchool in the interests of his hisma hismasters
ma masters mastersThe er
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The figures iues shown above are phe pheuomenal phenomenal
uomenal the students have been beenheld beenheld
held and new ones are coming in inthe I
the institution Is prospering notwltb notwltbstandhig notwithstanding I
standing the most moat diabolical efforts effortsto
to ruin it That iUs it is prospering after afterMr afterMr
Mr Stetson hal spent thousands of ofdollars ofdollars
dollars in a vain effort to ruin it after af after
ter the ten thousand lIestbat lies that have bavebeen havebeen
been told ol about faculty trustees ru tees and andpupils nd ndpupils
pupils ie s wonderful 1t Qhowtw bowa that tbattbe thatthe
the Institution the pupils and the tbefaculty thefaculty
faculty are in the bands of Opewbom Ope whom whomperjury
perjury dollars a andvilllfcafop qvHlUlca iop can cannot cannot
not dismay ditlmayANOTHER dismayANOTHER
ANOTHER STETSON ORGAN ORGANWill ORGANWIII
Will Fight the Trustees Through 8 8Bl1 aBaptist
Bl1 Baptist tlst Paper Paperrom PaperFrom
From rom the Tampa Tribune April 1 1Jobn 1John
John B Stetson tetaon Is to have a news newspaper newspaper
paper In or4er order to combat the s erntl erntlmeat ntl ntlment
meat a against alnllt him which l Rev ev J C CPorter CPorter
Porter of the Baptist Witness II la eveating ere ereatlD
atlD ating over the state against the thefounder thefounder
founder of Stetson University Some Somefew Somefew
few days since the announcement announcementwas
was made from Gainesville to the thee1fect theeffect
e1fect effect that a Baptist paper was wastJoon wassoon
soon to be established at that place placeWord placeWord
Word now comes from that city cityto
to the effect that the paper bas basbeen hasbeen
been contracted for and that it will wHlbe willbe
be one of the best publications In the theState theState
State It is also stated that the paper paperlit
lit to be fed by Mr Stetson and there thereare thereare
are excellent reasons for believing believingtbat believingthat
that this is the case As a matter of ofcourse ofcourse
course this statement 18 to be denied deniedbut deniedbut
but the facts will appear as soon as asthe asthe
the paper bas been In circulation for forany forany
any length of time time1tte timeAttention
Attention 1tte tlon Confederate Veterans VeteranllIn
In the years ears gone by you were ever everready everready
ready to respond to the call to arms armiNow armsNowyou
Now Nowyou you are Invited under different ditferentclrcumlltances differentcircumstances
circumstances to attend tb the meeting meetingof
of the survivors to be held at the theCourt theCourt
Court House at DeLand at 11 oclock oclocka
a m on Monday May 4tb 1903 for fortbe forthe
the purpose of organizing in such sucbmanner suchmanner
manner manner as may may then be determined determnedl1 determinedupon
l1 upon > on TurD Turn out then then comrades comradelJOHN comradesJo9N
JOHN A BRADLEY HUADLEYJ
J J VINZANT VINZANTw
w PEDWARDS PEDWARDSU P EDWARDs EDWARDsU
U M BENNETT BENNETTlJSNYDER BENNETTTJ
TJ lJSNYDER lJSNYDERD SNtDER SNtDERD
D L WICKHAM1 WICKHAM1D WICIwAM WICIwAMH
H D BEACEY BEACEYEx BR y yExC
Ex ExC nfederates Canfederateaa nfederatesa
a map we hOlestly believed pure dnd dndunselfishand and andunselfishand
unselfishand the giti gibes a and hd sneers of ofour ofour
our friends who claimed and perhaps perhapshad pethapshad
had a deeper and nd clearer insight into intothe intothe
the muddy pool of human nature natureThe natureThe
The sh shattering tterlng of an idol idolthe the loss of ofiovcd ofa
a loved and cherished objectthe see seeverance se severance
verance of a tie that has bound us to tosomething tosomething
something Or some someone ne we we loved and andvaluedis andvalued
valued valuedis is painful to contemplate Do Doyou Doqou
you blame tis for or holding to hope as as10nK aslong
long ashope JivedVe lived We arc still til gtop gtopinK groping
inK for levered ends of the tie that thatbound thatbound
bound us s to this idol of our early man manhood manhood
hood and we still plead in in our hearts heartsCor hearts heartsfor
for a weldi11g of the ends It is is with withthe withthe
the most extreme reluctance rcluctancetbat that we wewould wewould
would raise our hand to shatter this thisimage thisimage
image that halbeen has been enthroned in m o our ourhearts r rhearts
hearts these many years We shrink shrinkfrom shrinkfrom
from the taskwe taskweconfess confess itand here thereis hereis
is no other consideration that would wouldpr wouldprompt
pr prompt mpt it save a duty to the people welove we welove
love and nd wboleprosperity whose prosperity and happi happiness happiness
ness ness is dearer to our hearts than any anythinK anything
thinK else on earthourdu earthour duty y to the thecommunity thecommunity
community in which we lived 1Ve be beCore before
Core John Ston Stet on or l John hnForbea Forbes ev ever ever
er taw DeLandourc1uty DeLandbur uty to the town townto
to whole OI u pbulldig bui1diiwehavecontrihut bui1diiwehavecontrihuted ehav contribut contributed
ed in our J reblee ebl way waybut ut when these theseV thesei
V i nt ceshp fJar are Involved and the future futureof futureDf
of our community I is imperiled there thereis
is a duty we cannot shirk a and It it b bIoovea be behooves
hooves ui to buckle on the armor an ango
10 into thtt6h the fightnand 3Dddaltud dagleed b be bepint b bw
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IF I FTHIS THIS fight should eventually turn turnout turnout
out to be a scheme to get a couple coupleof
of million dollars cheap advertlsln advertlslnfor advertising advertisingfor
for the hat factory now wouldnt wouldnttbat wouldntthat
that jar your grandpas preserves preservesJobn preservesJohn
John B should either stop furnlshlug furnlah furnlahinR
lug the sinews of war for thin fight filrhton
on the poor Board of Trusteesor Trusteesordouble Trusteesordouble
double the capacity of his ice plant plat1tIt
It 111 rumored on the street that thatUbrlstiancy thatChristiancy
Ubrlstiancy and St Stetson < tson now own a apart apart
part iDter interest lIt In the Bugle The ru rumor rumor
mor is not confirmed by the Bugle If Ifthere Ifthere
there II la no truth in the rumor the thepeople thepeople
people will know within the present presentmonthall presentmonthas
monthall Ben will lop again if left leftalone leftalone
alone He has so far flopped only onlyonce onlyonce
once this year and has another flop ftopcoming flopcoming
coming to him himWonder hl hlWonder
Wonder bow long thebeated term termw1ll termwill
will continue in DeLand this yearThe year yearTbe
The Bugle stated last week that tbatthe thatthe
the state press bad refused to print printtbe printthe
the Supplement upplem nt sent them by the IDa IDajori majorlty
jori jorlty y trustees showing the true inwardness in inwardness
wardness wardness of this fight ght against the theboard theboard
board This statement was about as astrue astrue
true as most statements found In Ben BenBolts BenBolts
Bolts Bugle Fourteen of the Jest bestpapers Jestpapers
papers in the tatemany papers of oftbree ofthree
three times the Bugles clrculatlo clrculatloha circulatlothave <
ha have ve issued the supplement I do not notknow notknow
know whether this falsehood was wasgiven wasgiven
given publicity oy Ben through Igno Ignorance Ignorance
rance or malice These two traits traitsap traitsappear ap appear
pear to bt vidng wIth each other for forpre forpredominance
pre predominance ominance at the Bugle ollke ollkewm ouilceWill
wm the Bugle kindly Inform an aux anxious auxtous
ious public as to the number of ofpaptrlt ofpapers
papers In the state that have printed prlntedthe printedthe
the Stetson sidethe Blue Book BookI
I 10 not know that it III necessary necessaryto necesoJar necesoJarto
to deny an anyihiag l hili IItat stated d In A C CHaynellluugy CHaynes
Haynellluugy Haynes lung Indcd article aa 1 1r ev everyone
eryone r one knolls t that ha t w whlt hil t Z 7an n doel doesnt doesntknow nt ntknow
know iI bout thelrullt thetrusteeeuteetingwould thetrusteeeuteetingwouldtill teU1telln would wouldUlllleJ1crn
UlllleJ1crn till sevn een copls cnpl s of the Conlres Congresatonal Conlresslonal
atonal Hc Ekcurd ord The following is the thetrue thetrue
true wrfllln oI onto misstated ref reference reference
erence erenceIn erenceIn
In the board O lrd mLctlll meeting last Septem September Septemher
her Dr Forbes toat at quiet until the thestattmcnt thestatement
statement was made that be had said Ialdthat saidthat
that h he intended to live or die by byheri byher
heri her Be ro rose e to hlll fe feet t and with withall withall
all the power at his command de denounced denounced
nounced the statement as absolutely absolutelyfalae absolutelyfalse
false He asked to reinstate te Mrs MrsMath1 MrsMathes
Math1 as an act of simple justice justiceand justiceand
and Mr Stetson and Dr Foster said saidThat saidThat
That Is right Dr Foster has de denled denied
nled over his own signature that he heever heever
ever said that Dr Forbes did not notwant notwant
want an Investigation This brand brandsas brandas
as faille the statement statementthat tbat Dr Foster Fostersaid Fostersaid
said that Dr Forbes exclaimed My MyGod MyGod
God I want no examination examinationDr
Dr Forbes letter saying be hoped hopedMr hopedMr
Mr Stetson would do rl right bt that 111 do donotbinR donothing
nothing was written just after the theAahbourne theAshbuurne
Aahbourne agreement to settle and anddrop anddrop
drop everything and after two twoinvet twoinvettigatioua invel inveltlRatloD5
tlRatloD5 bad been held This walil1 walil1anllwer was In Inanswer
answer to a letter telling him that thatMr thatMr
Mr Stetson was not keeping the Ash Aihbourne Ashbourne
bourne agreement agreementJf
Jf f Mrs Forbes wa was made Ill by the tbescandal thescandal
scandal why wasnt it when abe first firstbeard firstheard
beard It She expressed the utmost Ulmostcontempt utmostcontempt
contempt for It and wall only made ill illwhen illwhen
when she came to realize that Mr Mrand Mrand
and Mr Mrs Stetson listened to it anct1 anct1were and andwere
were using llIlnJ It agaInst Dr Forbes with wltball withall
all their power Dr Forbes could Dot Dottben notthen
then believe that Mr StttllOU had hadturned badturned
turned against him and a attributed attributedMrs ttribuLedMrs
Mrs Forbes belief beliefto to her illness Be Bewould Hewould
would not fully believe it until rev revceiving re rece1vlnlZ
ce1vlnlZ the letter telling him Im to re remove remove
move his effects from the bousej bousejthen house housethen
then he knew it meant Dot a leave leaveof leaveof
of absence but going for good In Inthe inthe
the face of the scandal It lIi meant ant d1 d1honor d1s d1shonor
honor and ruin He determined to totlKbt tofight
fight for bi his honor and that is aU be beil heis
il doin doing or bas done doneCHRIS doneCHRIS
CHRIS O CODRINGTON CODRINGTONFROM NOTON NOTONFROM
FROM TALLAHASSEE TALLAHASSEELegislature TALLAHASSEELegislature
Legislature Organizes The Governors GOYernorFine GovernorsFine
Fine Message MessageTallabassee MessageTallahassee
Tallahassee April BThe Leglsla Leglslat Legislature
t ture re met In biannual session ollTues on Tues
Hon Cromwell Gibbons of Jack Jacksonvllle Jacksonville
sonvllle wall elected Speaker of the
and Bon Frank Adams of Jas Jasper Jasper
per President of the Senate O R RIrcboft RIrchoff
Ircboft of D DeLeon Leon Spttngs Vas waselected Vaselected
elected as janitor of the lenatea lenateafOudfa senateagoudfat
fOudfa jo job paying 16 per day
Governor Jennings mes message alCe was waslIept wassent
sent to both houses yesterday It is isa isa
a splendid state document the most mostable mostable
able and nd thorou thorough b ever written by a aFlorid aFlorida
Florid governor governorBills overnor overnorBUls
Bills have already begun to pour pourJnto pourInto
Into the 4ryo lfo ht1s hhuaes hhuaesProspects s sPloepect
Prospects are good 000 for the mOat mOatpJpductl mostproductive
productive ve session of the L Legislature Legislatureever islature islatureever
ever held heldThere heldThere
There Is over a million dollars of ofcash ofcash
cash to in tbehuide the hands of the state tressurer tress trea8lurer
urer and the expenditure of this tblsmoner thismoue
moner moue in a wise conscientious manner man manner
ner wUrbetbe w lrbe the moat Important duty
to come lrfore efo the LelCi Legislature Legislatureh lat re
h t
G A DREIA CO COLEADING COU
LEADING LEADINGGeneral
General Merchandisf MerchandisfOldest U y yOldest
Oldest Established House in the City OityDRY CityDRY
DRY GOODS AND NOTIONS NOTIONSSIEOIALTIES NOTIONSsPECZAZTZ
SIEOIALTIES SIEOIALTIESNew s sNew
New York Avenue and Woodlawn Boulevard BoulevardDeLand BoulevardLeLand
LeLand Florida FloridaeJoO
eJoO + O + O + OfOt < HCHO + f0 OfO + 0 + O + O + O ODeLand 0DeLand
DeLand Real Estate Of Office Officecusss lice liceHouses
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Houses cusss For Fa r R en enCity t M
f fCitJ
City Lots Residences Residencesand
and UnimprcCTed Props PropsProperty 1 1Property
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Property Property of o NonResidents ou es eo s Cared are For or and au Taxes Ties TiesLand Paid PaidLand
Land sold for Taxes redeemed redeemePLA J JJs
sb sbE
Js E l Wetherell WetherellAbstract
Abstract Office between Post Ofllce and Bank BankPLAYING
PLAYING PLA rING WITH FIRE FIREEllIlanKers FIREEndangers
Endangers both the home and per person
J
son One may meet with 11 serious IIcriouaccldtnt c
accident while escaping from 01 01aUemptlnJ ofattempting
attempting to save something In Ina Ina
a burning hou house houseWhy e eWhy
Why not be safe from pecuniary i I Iloss
loss In either case i Carry CarryFIRE a f fFIRE
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FIRE AND ACCIDENT ACCIDENTIPSUFAlCE ACCIDENTISUACE
IPSUFAlCE IPSUFAlCELnd ISUACE 1 1and
and the loss wlll fall upon lho those e
best able to pay It The Compa Companle Companies t
nle nieswe we represent settle all claims clnlmspromptly claimspromptly
promptly and are ver very 11 liberal in intheir 6r
their treatment of policy holders holdersSILAS holdersSILAS
SILAS B WRIGHT DeLand Fla F1aaaaa FlaOI
aaa a OO4 OcO HO Ga tro a aD11t
OI D11t 1 9 oo1 l lwt
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ax axuntil
until you want to use your HayRake Mowing MowingMachine MowingMachine
Machine Wagon or othlr farm tools andtl andtldiscover and
discover that they need repairinge repairing repairingHallll1Vs
Hallll1Vs e Jt Cone one NoVV NoVVi ow
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1838 OXFORD GEORGIA 1808 1808OXFORD 1803O
XFORD i is situated on a high ridge in lb the healthiest petition petitionof tion tionof
OXFORD O of Middle Georgia where there are n no local causes to tobreed tobreed
breed sickness The College will continue to make every everyeffort everyeffort
effort pow RS in the past to send forth young men well furnished furnilhedin 4 4ill
in physical strength in mental training and in zealous Christian OhriltianOO x xa
character characterCourses OO
a I
OOC C Courses urs leading to the e three degreesAB PhB an and SB aBfor i iare
are designed to lay broad foundations foundationsAfter for any walk in 1 life if ifAfter
After the Sophomore year opportunity is given for election of ofstudies ofstudies
studies in in the direction of the students special aptitudes aptltl1deTho aptitudesThe
The Central Bluing Hall wilt offer good food at actual COlt Dot t to exoted exoeedeight J JIbt
eight Ibt dollar per per month Furnished rooms are let at one dollar per month for each eachlodgr a alodger
lodger This s el stem temltt is under the immediate supervIsion or a member of the Iao Iaoulty 1 so t tulty
ulty who II assisted by acomp a com Piite tent at and experienced matron matronAll t L
All 11 necessary expenses for the college year may b be brought broughtwithin
1
1 1within
within 17500 17500FALL if
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FALL TlmM OPENS OPL1 Is SEPIJEMBIlII171 S SFor t tFor
For catalogue and other informatIon address addressmen <
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James a men E E Dckey ckeyPre rev i f et en
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