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I MAJOR AJOJlSt AJOB St Clalr ClatrAbrams Abrams silent silentwatched s11enwatched IInently IInentlywatcbed
watched the tiie effort to prejudl prejudlthe prejudicetbe prejudlthe
the people p ople of Florida against Stets StetsiUniversity Stetson StetsonUniversity StetsUniverslty
University until he could conta contahimself connlbimself contain containhimself
> himself no longer On Friday tl tlfollowing the thefollowing t tfollowing
following letter appeared in the Jatsonville Jac Jacaonville Jack Jacklion
aonville lion vUle MetropolisJacksonville Metropolis MetropollijJacksonvllle Metropolisi
i Jacksonville Fla la April AprlllO 10 10 10l 100 100To 1003 1003To
To the Editor of the Jacksonville Jacksonville3letropoll Jacksonville3letropollI Metropolis MetropolisI
l I must confess iny mYliurprltlc surprise surpriseatI surpriseatIV at U Ueditorials the theeditorials
V editorials published In your paper paperti i iyesterday of ofyesterday
ti yesterday afternoon aft rnoon When the pen penIng pend pending petfug
fug Ing suits against Mr Stetson were b bgun be beUI1 1 1Run
gun UI1 you published a statement statement fro frome from fromme frtj
j me to the effect that my advice but butto butb butbto bu buto
to the trustees trust es and Dr Forbes wou woube wuuld wuuldbe wutbe
N be to remain absolutely silent and ni nito not notto n ny
y to attempt to influence the pnblic I Iany b bany
1 any statements prior to the trl trlWithout trial triaWithout trialj
Without knowing the facts and upo upoex UpOll UpOllex up upex
j ex parte st statements and affidavitsa affidavits 1 1a in ina
a vile phamphlet circulated to inJure injutDr inJureDr inluDr
Dr Forbes 1 eighttenths eight teathe of which at atnothing are arenothing a anothing
nothing but hearsay and the whole wholethe wholethe of ofthe <
the balance absolutely conslater conslaterwith consltltentwith cunslstewith
with perfect innocence innoc ncc you by yot yoteditorial your youreditorial yo yoeditorial
editorial fan the flame of prejudice prejudlcand prejudiceand prejudiand
and deprive Dr Forbes orbe of that fal falrfnd fair fairitnd fa faAid
Aid impartial trial of bib case ca e which whlcthe whichthe wlrbthe
the constitution and < laws an well wellcommon a acommon as ascommon
common justice entitle him to I I pntest pn protest pr prtest
test against this Dr Forbesand Forbes and th thtrustees the thetrustee tl tltrustees
trustees are acting by my advice adviceand ad advicand vice viceand
and I am solely responsible for thelsilence their theirdie thesilence
die silence nee If I were disposed to try tbl tblcase thl13 thl13case th thcase
case In the newspapers newspa pers Instead of bt btfore before b bfore
fore a jury I could publish a state stattment statment
111 ment which would show up this en entire entirpersecution entireversecutlon tl tlpersecutlun
persecution in its true and prop propelight pruperIIgbt propG
G light but I shall not be deterred fro froithe frowtbe frothe
the course I am pursuing neither wi wimy will willmy wl wlmy
my client clientPLETCHEKS clientFLETCHERS clientFLETO
It is proper tu state tit ate that the letter lettepublished letterpublished lettipublished
published by you from Mr Fletchewas Fletcher Fletcherwaslubmitled Fletchiwas
was waslubmitled submitted to me and that 1 inos inosheartily most mostbeartlly mo moheartily
heartily approved ot it t It corrects correctsa corrected correctedt
t a deliberate falsehood fah ehood which had been beeipublished beenpublllihed be bepublished
published for one purpose only onl an anwhich anu anuwblch atwblch
wblch you OOU had copied certainly with without without wit witl
l out making the slightest investlga investlgatlon In investigtiun vestigatlon
tlon of Ita truth or falsity falsityI
I have nothing nothln to do with any feel feeling feelIn feelug
lug In that may exist on your par paragainst part partagainst palagainst
against Mr Fletcher but your com comments comments conments
ments on Dr Forbes are wholly unjust unjusand unjustand unjuand
and unfair I am yet to learn that thaeither thateither theeither
either law justice or morals shall re relieve reo reolieve ra ralieve
lieve a slanderer of the duty of prov provingbis proving pro proingbis
ingbis ing his slanderous or libelous accusetions accuse accusatlona acculatlons
tlona and Impose upon the persoislandered persoi perdonslandered persoslandered
slandered the duty of proving anega anegative a negltive nega negativ
tive tiv as you demand Dr Forbes shall shaldo shalldo
do If this were the case then n nmans no noman nwans <
4 mans man good character or reputation reputatloiwould reputationwould reputatiowould
would be worth anything fir Forbe Forbehas Forberhaa Forbehae
has appealed to the courts and i ithese If Ifthede Ithese
these charges are true let Mr Stet Stetson Stetson Stelson
son file a plea of justification jUlltlth at1on au aubring and andbring anbring <
bring his proof forward As the at attorney attorney attorney
torney of Dr Forbes I challenge MlSteteoh Mr MrStetson MrStetsoh
Stetson to justify the slanders and 11 11bela llbeltS li libels
beltS that b have ave been put In clrcula clrculatlon clrculation circulation
tion by his agents employes anc ancothers and andotberli anothera
others and with his ful knowledge knowledgeAt
At the proper time and before th thtribunal the thetribunal thtribunal <
tribunal in which these cases arc arcpending arepending an anpending
pending Mr Stetson will be affordedthe afforded affordedthe affordedthe
the fullest opportunity to bring brin the thecharge thecbarge tlucharge
charge made and we will also en endeavor endea endeavor
deavor dea vor to ascertain to what extent extentthe extent
I 0 t the tb for torrent cat of libel that has beerpoured beer beerpoured beenp
poured p ured upon upon Dr Forbes through news newspapers newspapers newspapers
papers in this state have been wit witbid with withhis withhid
his knowledge and through throu h the pro procurement procurement procurement
curement of agents and at the proper propertime propeltime propertime
time I shall advise him to discover discoverwhether dlttcoeri discoverwhether
i whether or not the constitutionaguarantee constitutional constitutionalguarantee constitutionalluarantee
guarantee of fredom of the press can canbe canbe catbe
be perverted pervertedintosuchgross into such sucbftroullcentiout5 sucbftroullcentiout5lIess gross licentious licentiousness ¬
ness that after Dr Forbes had chal challenged challenied chatlenged
lenged his accuser accu erl to bring thefijxoof their theirproof their theirroofinto
proof roofinto Into court he was made the sub subject subject subP ¬
P ject of what appears to me meaprecon meapreconcertediJystem a precon apreconcerted preconcerted ¬
certed certediJystem system of libel and vindicationIn vindication
In certain newspapers In the state statewhose statewl statewli
wli whose wl iae 8e hole Ole and only purpose was and andIB an anis
IB to attempt to orestall the verdict verdictof verdictof verdictof
of a jury jury and to prevent If f possible possiblethe possiblethe
the getting of a fair and impartial impartialjury i impartialjuryto parttal parttalJuryto
jury Juryto to try this case caeeIs caseIB caseIS
I I protest prote t most energetically againstthe against againstthe
r 0 I the editorial edLtorlalin in your paper of yesterc yester yesterday yest r rll ¬
c day I kpowallthefactelnthlecaaei kpowallthefactelnthlecaaeiYou know all ll the facts factslnths In this case caseYou caseYoudo
You Youdo no o not but you ou certainly ought oughtio ou ht htto
to know Vat that there Is i another anotberllide anotberllideud side sideand sideand
and the tbef fact ctthaHr that Dri Forbes has ha beent been beengenerated beenN
N t generated exon rated three times after three threesuccessive tbreet threesueceeaive
successive investigations Inv I lga Dns ol this mat majtetbDtt1d ntatter >
1 t tetbDtt1d tett ter should nave tiaveentitled entitled him to the theforbearance theforbearance theforbearance
forbearance and silence of the re respectacle reIpe rep
ssofthe of the State until untilfrdm untilfrdi1 untilfilm
spectacle Ipe p table le press pr
film frdi1 the ibeltand stand at the tbetrlal trial the factooo facts factsoo
oo botbsides both sides are given Iven to the public publicInstead publicInltead publicInstead
the thelead tbele thelead
this following
Instead of you
lead le dofa of a base unprincipled element elementwhich elementhJ elementthe
inscrutable Incr able wisdom oTldnced o oP
which hJ in the th
P Tldnced TJatoceYhaH idencr idencrlnt hail aa been permitted to toprint toJiiit
print lnt little newspapers and to toprostl toprostltute prosti prostitute prootitiute ¬
tute a noble calling clamor lamo1 for the theHfifUton tber
> Forbes Fo In asvance asvancecf asan asvanceoftb e ei
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cf oftb tbAdJUdlcatlpnhe i adjudieatiohhe j di U9i1 e seeks T repeat repeatl
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THE T BL DeLand Record having published a list of 89 students who left the theUniversity th1University
A University for it dont know why THE TUENEwa tNEWS NEWS has secured tie cured the fol following foliowhll following ¬
lowing statement from the University authorities showing showln why 62 of the 89 89left 89left SI SIleft
left and we sincerely trust that Prevatt will read the Hit carefully He Hemay lIemay Htmay
may be able to learn something from It ItFred itFrcd itFred
Fred Clock Atlanta parents wore requested to withdraw him h1nlt himH himH
H 1 P Johnson Ctiluigo Chicago student winter quarter only 001 001H
11 A fcvmis Ulld ChlwtKo ChlwtKoEclUUUUondiicumd ChlC1lll0lItb UbicaguEdith
Edith EclUUUUondiicumd EclUUUUondiicumdAlury lItb U DondUoLuud DondUoLuudaury Uond 1JeLulid 1JeLulidMllr
Alury Mllr C PatttHun Muudarln MuudarlnHoruiuT HundarltlIlurueer uUtJll1lnH0111CU
HoruiuT H0111CU 1 Alieiii UuLunUt kludergarten 4 years enrs old oldHurry oldHllrr oldhurry
Hurry Hllrr A Uotts UeLund UuLllndluft left Feb oebl8tIO Ietto m < to tuuu position ni bookkeeper West Palm D4Ilcb B acb Has Hasu TIaiu HalII
u brother btotherstlll still Stl1l1lUIO Stl1l1lUIOltuth UeroUuth Uero
Uuth inmUIlii Ucsburtf UcsburtfMcllJu LlUtUUftluWo Lveet urg urgacWu
McllJu uWo K t Wuro tvurejuekouuvllleprivutereasons Jiickoonvlllo private rlvate reasons Ilrotberatlllhere IlrotberatlllhereSndru IJrother still here hereSudio hereiIIUIU
Sudio J puce Jucksunvlllu JucksunvllluJltro Jitcksonvlllu Jitcksonvllluiln
iln 118 J W Cimpiuiin Wur Warsaw nw Itid Illness of husband Was special art studentilaybello student etudent1lnybellu
ilaybello 1 u l1ello T 1 blunt LOIIKVIUW Ky K entered cutcr d for torone one quarter Left for home lust December DecemberJ
J trunk l Stripling JHCKHOUVIIIU k simply wanted to no 0 home no reason given BivenTUomus ihenl11ulIIUII givenhumus
humus M 1 buuckilfurd Suuukelturd1utupu Tuiupu lilt i vuc Uee23becauso ec J IWtt 100 because family rnnll moved to TallahaMOOIjirt TallahaMOO
Leo Ijirt K k lltmeulct ItMlinillrif JItJksollvlllo Juckso lilfL > antlt will > HK lu1I Kilt April 4l > i > ll jtb Ttli tnfiiln to tuko spulul iifst work l In It pb pbyalcal lt lcal l cultureLthei culture culturllthel i ilitUei
litUei thel Huiulin UoUmU UoUmUUiiuino lleLuudUhduto JJuLuuuU1Jt1lno
Uiiuino Vuiiswurliigou VIUI urluKuu Chicago left Jan Jan12th 12th to spend winter with parents parcntln In Cuba CubaUogiiiuld CubaUOtlUluid Cubaltogtuuld
Uogiiiuld A lUUii Utttuud UtttuudMaitfUcritu UuLuudhuIlUurtto uebuudhu
MaitfUcritu hu guerltu ilundure iJoluud iJoluudU
U C l uolka tiollesUeLwtd UtLiuitl now tukliiM regular rOjluI rogularwork IIr work bare LewUmrlei IUilreIhl1rle bareUlurlei
Umrlei Aruuy AIUu Bust t turuuudlim turuuudlimArttiur iourlluuulllllArthur kuruuudputArthur
Arthur It Hcurson Jacksonville private Jlivllt reasons reasotuAdttaaud reasonsAda rcaIOIlAdl1
Ada Adttaaud Maud IUU Hill bautoru bautoruEkunor SantoruLleuuor iuntortlcullor
Ekunor MuiTlao Anuloie ill health Registered for forspring spring left Mareb 29 29Anttlo 29mule
mule 111110 itinvls Itaw Is Limtvou1tryetul lilanvoodtrymul lilanvood llIuwaodIrjLullI1Wltl
IrjLullI1Wltl trymul imvls UeLund noLttodHttthurluo UeLundKutburlno Uo LuIlU LuIlUIimllurlliO
Kutburlno M 1 todirun St Augustine 111 health of mother motheriiurl ntotherhurt
hurt A t Snydut1h tinyuui1 n1101 lJuLtuid Lat d loft AevU ov M to a take po position IUOll in Hillndolphla r Pa PaFruuceti PaIUUCCII PaFr
Fruuceti Fr IUUCCII L liylw Icl UuLuud k kit f t Duo24 Dc Du Xl to tttke position in Jacksonville Ha Flaliessiel HaBessie naJielllo
Bessie liessiel M 1 liuiiimufly UuUmU left iliircti 3lnrcn4 4 i parents moved to Arkansas ArkansasWlllu ArknnaasWI1111 ArknnsasHllht
Wlllu J Conner 1 Hest > cut UtitCotillur Cornier left Jun RJ J i registered d for two terms but had to leave on aocount ao account aocount ¬
count or business matters lualtersopldu mattersSophie lUuteraophlu
Sophie U Hand LleLund married m rlludl loft Oct O l 20th 20thBruneis 20thfluUCCIi 20thFrunces1luttders
Bruneis Frunces1luttders 31 1 Vlunduru UcLundUcrtrudu IJcUind IJcUindUcrtrudo vcLumlJerlruue
Ucrtrudo Compropst t Klvurs de Ill ix l registered lstertd only on for winter quarter Brother still here hereForrest bereioorredt hereForrest
Forrest ycKunureo HcKull rce Cus Cusey y UoleUo Toledo Unlo stated that bo did not leave on account of trouble troublebut troubleuut troublebut
but because Ills family h1UlIl moved to Mebrasku Ho wont to cut enhlr eutarNebraska r NebmskR Uulv tJUhiraJt nity nearhis near nsarMa ntarhit
Ma new home homclIe1cII homelieleulouu homeHelen
Helen lieleulouu ilead tmu UuLutul UuLutulUruvu lJOLIUlllUIUCO UcLundJ1UW
Uruvu Harwell UeLund now taking work here hereLulu hereLulU hereLulu
Lulu Lutz Vubusb inc JIl tourist left tortionli tur lIurtb with parent parentsUeuhiU parentHculllu parentUeulnh
UeuhiU L ilollliiKBWortb AreatuuJlura Areauiu AreauiuUlara ArCll lll lllChlru
Ulara Davis Tullutioma 1ulluuonn1euu 1ulluuonn1euuNuru Teuu TeuuMora leuuoru
Mora oru K F o Duvls Uuvie1ulluhowu1enn Uuvie1ulluhowu1enntdleo JLulluboiuu 1unn 1unnAUlee lollnAI1Juu
AUlee It iuvis Tullulioinu Tenu TenuCourtney Tennuurtuey lellnlOU1tlIC
lOU1tlIC Courtney dark lurk Undo City cu CJty111 Hi 1Illiclllth Health left Jan 28 28Krnest 2 21Ilest
Krnest Ernest 1Ilest Kicker Jacksonville loft lu full term wan wusonly only onl here A few weeks private reason reasonHerbert realOllHorbert reasonsHerbert
Herbert Leslie Isaacs Fort Myen 1III 111 health left Eob 01 01Uburlus U UIhurhtllo Uhurles
Ihurhtllo Uburlus t t iopui Jacksonvilleill J UCkliOllUlo ill lieultbj left Nov uv O 16 16Houlunts 16ltoellll1t8
Houlunts ituelunts Uedoinann JaeksonvllJe Juck onvtUe loft because of death of father during fall t term termtllltil termklsu rm rmElsa
Elsa tllltil 1 UeUeiuunn Jiieksunvllle JiieksunvllleMarlon It Itlurlon U Udurlou
Marlon Howuixl UeLund Kindergarten parents left town townFlorence tawnIorellco townhlorencu
Florence A Fredericklutnl Fredericklutnllohu Krederlek Miami MiamiJolin lIulnlJohl1
Jolin A tfolbciKi olber Havana Cuba left NovSb Nov 26 to take builnosi pOAltlon poaltloautnlllu pOAltlonLuinlllu poaltlouLIIIDUIIi
Luinlllu L Show Murco MurcoKllu lurcuSllu
1 Kllu < 1111 u Cooper Hiintii Uottlu Uordahtuuu Uottluilaude J0111111I11Udo
ilaude J heed Draytou island here in University Unlver stty now nowItobcrt nowHobert nowtobort
Itobcrt U atovens ueUuid ueUuidLluudul LJOltlUdIll1ul1o uOLtlndIuuduD
Lluudul il Worlu WodeSt Vorley bt t Autfiistlne AutfiistlneLillian AlllfllstineLllllnllHl1mllll tugustinenllntilurulUh
LllllnllHl1mllll Lillian llurallii DeLand nus u brother brotl1e1stlllln still In University was put back in spring t term tilm1lonor termlenor rm rmblonor
blonor liutcliliibon lieLand IIIUKSs bas tUreo sisters hero now nowMyrtle nowIrtle nowlyrtle
Myrtle Irtle Uupo UeUtnd UeUtndMarie Uebtuudlurtu UellIl1d11111I
Marie 11111I P 1 Iteynolds1nutpn Iteynoltls Tampn suspended March 3rdJrueu 3rd 3rdL 3rdUllIeu
UllIeu L > race It bulsburg iulsbul Iort Tampa 1UIIIVI1llt City left because JeculI8t of buslaeu matttns matttnslitbel mUlrJM11ul mattereSthul
litbel A btarkey Orlando leu bemuse UellUIIC of 111 beultbIlzabetii healtb healtbElizabeth hllllthEllzll
Ellzll Elizabeth eth tfllvtrnuil Uaytunu Ullltollll Uriy tuau uuspeuded March 11th llthllutehlnson 11thUutlblnsoll
llutehlnson lutebinson W Pourer lOO C1 JKLiuul JKLiuulJordan JuLamliordon JtLunl1U01rtOll
Jordan il Little ueLand prepunitory work teat left because bit f father th r was call caUid1 called d as rcator to toUculu 10Ocnhl1pIBCOIJlllollll1II toUcnht
Uculu Ocnhl1pIBCOIJlllollll1II Ocnhl1pIBCOIJlllollll1IIEstella Episcopal charm ehuvciistella charmistella
stella K o slave b c Osteen OsteenLottie ulltenLottto Usteenottlu
Lottie LeonurJy Leonurd Ostcen Ostcenlbert OsleenAltJert OstcenUbert
AltJert lbert W y Little DeLund1 DeLund1Jeortte UULnndUcorgo Uolmndkorgo
Jeortte S 1 V Little UeLund > See 8 e aboveOortlon H Little Littlehrlstlnn LlttlwJhrlBtinn IJtth11IlIIItlnl1
JhrlBtinn A Little UeLundj UeLundjMarion DcLnnd DcLnndllIrion DeLundtarion
Marion 1 U > Uuncun1avurso Uuncun Tuvurso private reasons reasonsJohn reasonsJohu reaeoneoho
John oho P 1 KotbcTiuel Heading Pu ill health left Dec8rd Dec BrIl 1908 1908Minnie 1 1lIl1nlt 1linnle
Minnie B t HUMor Duytonu Uaytonurlolet DuytonuViolet UUtOIlIlViolet
Violet M MacCoy Iaclo Daytona left against willhea wiahseof vlih of her parents who to wrote wrotelobn wrtJteJohn wruteobn
John H lope Jacksonville private reasons reitsoniCUtCAGO renonCUICAOO reasonsCUICAGDSTUDEVTS
Coo hooper ooper er no such student her here this year yarCox yearlox 41ar 41arLox
Lox LoxA loxI 1
A I Cox Coxb
10 b H Lutlmer LutlmertVances Latimernlllcts
tVances lances nlllcts Ashley Asble AsbleHooper
lioopertJlilllwuntunu Hooper HooperjHlfliimn HooperA
A tJlilllwuntunu jHlfliimn Ulllml1n v Chicago students winter suarMrc quartrroaly oilf oilfPatricks I
J H1U H1UPatrick Hltlnlll1 I IPl1trlcks
Patrick PatricksMao i I
Mao Clyment ClymentGibson
Gibson GibsonAnthony GibBonAnthony GibsonAnthony
s 1 1 Anthony Duckra Duck J Jva J
va DUCkl a Treloar Treioar fro ol1r tourist will come back in 1nlall 1nlallPriml fall fallPrivate tallPrivntu
Private reasons means personal reasons and bas no reference to trouble between b teeu Dr Drorbes DrForbesl1nd Drorbea
Forbesl1nd orbes and Mr lr StetsonThe Stetson StetsonThe StutsonThe
The above accounts ac ountll for sixtytwo of the eightynine names on attached attached1st
list 1st st Chicago students stu ents 12 this year ear register only for winter quarter They Theylever Tbeyuever Theyever
lever take the spring term work here as our our ur spring term contains only nineeeke nine nineveekn nineeek
veekn eek and they must have twelve weeks work to receive credit at Chicago ChicagoC Chlca o oC
C B ROSA BursarStetson Bursar BursarStetson BursarStetson
Stetson University U lveralty
ment from the proper course that a alawyer alawyer alawyer
lawyer must pursue In the conduct condu t of ofhis ofhis ofhiH
his cased My personal relations with withyou withyou I
you are so friendly that you oou certainly certainlycannot certainlycannot certainlycannot
cannot charge me with any Illfeelingtoward Illfeeling 1lfeellngtoward ill feeling feelingtoward
toward you When therefore I ask askthe allkthe askthe
the publication of this thl letter it U be because becauae because ¬
cause I feel it my duty to my client clientthat clienttbat clientthat
that I shall call the attention of the thepublic thepublic thepublic
public to the unfairness of your criti criticism criticlam critidaw ¬
clam That any newspapers shouldcontinue should shouldcontinue shouldcontlnue
continue a course which tends to pol poldon poldon pcidon
don the public mind to deprive Dr DrForbes DrForbes Drorbes
Forbes of a fair and impartial trial trialto trialto trialto
to say nothing nothin of the anguish pain painand painand I Iand
and agony of mind inflicted upon theindocent thein theinnocent
nocent la unworthy of Americanmanhood American Americanmanhood Americanmanhood
manhood Impedes the cause of jusUce jus justice juetice ¬
tice and is a greater debauchery of ofpublic ofpublic ofpublic
public morals than anything charged chargedagainst chargedagainst chargedagainst
against Dr Forbes if every accusa accusation accul5aI accul5ation accusation ¬ I
tion against him bimwas was true trueI I II
I repeat rep at that neltherDr Forbeenor Forbeenorthe Forbes nor northe northe
the trustees trJlstee8 will be be goaded with my myknowledge myIcnowJedge myknowledge
knowledge and consent into any pub publication publication publication ¬
lication in the press or to and culmi culminations culminatlonl5 culminations ¬
nations and recriminations calculated calculatedto
to confuse the mind mind and to try the case casebefore casebefore casebefore
before any forum than that which the thelaws thelaws thelaws
laws have provided providedAtxt proYldedAL providedALEX
Baptist Witness Itne Gives Some Iniid IniidInformation InlidInformation IasldeInformation
Information About New Paper PaperFromihe PaperFrom PaperFrom
Fromihe From the Florida Baptist Witn Wltnell w April AprilCircular I ICirculars ICirculars
Circulars announcing the launching launchingof launcbinof
of a new paper at Gainesville havei have havebeen haveDeen
been i scattered broadcast over the thestate thestate thestate
state aqd the people are asking askingWhat aakineWhat askingWhat
What does It mean meanlu After care careful carefulinVstlgation careful ¬
ful Investigation into the origin and andpurpose andpurpoae andpurpose
purpose of the enterprise we are prepared pre prepared preparedto ¬
pared paredto to cay aywlth with authority that at MrhnBStetson Mr MrSpun Mrhn
Spun BJ3tets6n hn J3JSt tli n libacklni U backing It11h It with hti htimlney hi hiney hinney
mlney nney ney and andthe the paper paperil U to tobeJ1fper tobeJ1fperanai be his per personal peranal ¬
anal organ We are informed by byone byne byone
one one ne who knows all aUtbe the facie fact j la the thecaie tbecae thecase
case that Ret Re Jv J B BBOll Hollisy 1 1Wte4 1Wte4rnantiMri Uite4 1a1t 4 4Nranlr
Nranlr rnantiMri gt t lj ilEtr iotsU iotsUtr ttllll ttlllll
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DeLand and secured from rom them a apledge apled k kpledge
pledge pled e of i aiOOO OOO a year for two years yearsand yearsand yearsand
and more If necessary to be used tt ttestablishing In Inestablishing ineltabllshing
establishing the paper and placing It Itin fl flin itIn
in Baptist and other homes through throughout ¬
out the state at 1 a year It is evi evidently eIdently evldently ¬
dently Air Stetsons purpose and aim aimto aimto alitto
to kill the Baptist Witness reconetruct recon reconstruct reconItruct ¬
struct the Baptist State Convention Conventionforce Conventionforce Conventionforce
force the resignation of PresidentForbes President PresidentForbes PresidentForbesand
Forbes Forbesand and get ct control of the Univer Unlversit University Univerdty ¬
sity sit He has shown his bi usual business businesssagacity businesssagacity
sagacity in the selection of his agents agentsto
to edit and manage his organ or an We Wedoubt Wedoubt Wedoubt
doubt If two more suitable men could couldhave couldhave couldhave
have been found In the whole state to toengineer toenrineer toengineer
engineer and direct thlidlsorpanUlng thlidlsorpanUlngscheme this disorganising disorganisingscheme
scheme than Brethren Holley and andClonta andClontI andClontae
Clonta > Brother Holley has only re recently recently revcently ¬
cently come to us from the Methodists Methodistsand Methodlltand Methodistsand
and has only onl been in the state a little littleover littleover littleover
over a year ear and Bro Clonts cave sraveup sraveupthe up upthe upthe
the pastorate sometime some time ago and lenow la lanow Ienow
now a commercial traveler telling tellingpants sellingpants el1ngpante
pants for a Baltimore house He Is Isan isan isan
an energetic young man and with withclose withcloe withclose
close application may develop Into a asuccessful aucceeful asuccessful
successful journalist The claim that thatthe thattbe thatthe
the paper is I to be nonpartisan and andImpartial andimpartial andimpartial
Impartial is a delusion It I is unrea unreasonable unreaonab1eand unreasonable ¬
sonable onab1eand and absurd to say that Mr MrStetson MrS MrStetson
Stetson S etlonould would go 0 to the trouble and andexpense andexpense andexpense
expense of establishing a Baptist pa paper paper paper ¬
per per in Florida at ttbla this particular time timeunless timeunle timeunless
unle unless It wadistinctly was a dltinctly understood understoodthat understoodthat understoodthat
that It U to champion his hi side of theUniversity the theUniversity theUnlere1ty
University controversy If he is ac actuated actuated actuated ¬
tuated by A pure and unselfish desire desireto
to unify and build up the Baptist Baptistcause Baptistcaue Baptistcause
cause by thl tbllnewspaper this newspaper movement movementwhy movementwhy movementwhy
why hat ba he henot not been helping the Bap Baptitt Saptilt Baptlt
tilt Witness WltneaU all thee years eare previous previousto
to the University Unherltytrou trouble trouple leP If he loves lovesthe loelthe lovesthe
the Baptist cause In inFlorlda Florida and andwants aDdwant andKanto
wants it ittopro to prosperr p rr why dW dldbe he with withdraw withdrawhis itl1 itl1dra
dra draw drawhis hit annual aDn al donation of oftlOOto oftlOOtooUt 1100 100 to toout toour
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THE T HE Stetson people say that Dr DrForbes DrForbel DrForbes
Forbes resignation would not notstop notstop notstop
stop the fight that it will never stop stopuntil stopuntil atopuntil
until John B Stetson is reelected as aspresident aspresident aspresident
president of the Board of Trustees TrusteesThe TrusteesThe TrusteesThe
The prospects therefore are good goodthat goodthat goodthat
that the fight will be taken Into the thenext tbenext thenext
next world where It will be con continued contlnued continued ¬
tinued Stetson will brobably broba lily furnish furnishthe furnishthe furnishthe
the Ice needed there thereat at 100 per perhundred perhundred perhundred
The Stetson side scored on Satur Saturday Saturday Saturday ¬
day when theannouncement the announcement was re received recdved rev revcelved ¬
ceived that the University of Chicago Chicagowas
was about to withdraw Its affiliation affiliationThey alI1l1atlonlbey affiliationhey
They hey will doubtless make the th most of ofthl oftbl oftbia
thl tbia which they claim Is a victory as asIt asIt asit
It la the first one they have scored scoredsince scoredlince scoreddlnce
since February F bruary It is really too bad badhowever badhowecr badhowever
however that a Stetson victory means meanslosa meanslost meansloss
lost of money loss of visitors loss of ofbusiness ofbUlllnea ofbusiness
business 1 to tl > every man in n DeLand DeLandBut DeLandBut DeLandBut
But this U what they are working orklnl forIf for forfthey forf
If fthey f they can ruin the school and the thetown thetown thetown
town their victory will be complete completeDr
Dr Forbes is now a verv small fac factor factor factor ¬
tor in the il light ht It is nowi Stetson StetsonUniversity StetsonUniversity I
University and the town of DeLand DeLandagainst DeLandagainst I Iagainst
against John B Stetson The Stetson Stetsonpeople Stetsonpeople
people are not especially trying to in injure Injure injure ¬ I
jure Forbes now they are trying to toruin toruin toruin
ruin the school and Incidentally the thetown thetOWD thetown
town Some of our townspeople who whohave whoha whohave
have ha ve favored favor d Stetson Stet on the past few fewmonths fewmonths I
months have deserted his camp since sincelast eincelast Ilncelast
last Saturday They were willing to tosacrifice tosacrifice tosacrifice
sacrifice Dr Forbes and his family famll toplease to toplease toplease
please the old gentleman but they theyare the theare theyare
are not willing sacrifice to themselves themselvesAnd thewsel themselvesAnd ves vesAnd
And thats what they are now called calledupon calledupon calledupon
upon to do
What has become of that brick brickband brickbilnd brickband
band stand wltu the pagoda roof that thatwas thatwas thatwas
was to have been erected about three threemonths threemonths thretmontbs
months ago agoWe a agoWe o oWe
We have heard more about the el electric electric electric ¬
ectric railway to Daytona the pastfew past pastfew pa8tfew
few weeks than at any time since the thewater thewater thewater
water work fight Wonder Won er what the thetight thett thetight
tight tt ht will I III be over five years hence hencewhen hencewhen hencewhen
when the same old subject is brought broughtup
up again
church because Je aude that church and its itspastor Itspastor itspastor
pastor sustained tlusta i tied President ForbesAs Forbes ForbesAs j jAs
As a watchman on the walls of Zion Zlonwe Zionwe Zionwe
we feel it to be our duty to give thesefacts these thesefacts thesefact
facts concerning this latest innova innovation Innovation innovaLion ¬
tion and we now leave lea ve the matter to toour toour toour
our intelligent readers to draw their theirown theirown theirown
own conclusions and act as Gods GodsSpirit GodsSpirit GodsSpirit
Spirit may mao direct We cannot afford affordto
to take up any more of our valuable valuablespace valuabiespace valuablespace
space discussing dlcussln this matter The Theday Theday Theday
day is far spent the night will soon soonbe 800nbe soonbe
be upon us and we must be about our ourMastersbusiness ourlIasterIJlIllness ourMasters
Mastersbusiness Masters business I
Dr Forbes Does llight to Stay SUyFrom SUa1From StayFrom
From the Arcadia Cbmuplon April April0It II 9It IIIt
It was a source of pleasure to the theeditor theeditor theeditor
editor to travel from Lakeland to De DeLand DeLand DeLand
Land Junction en route to Seabreeze Seabreezetwo
two weeks ago In company of Rev T TJ TJ TJ
J Sparkman who bad been in DeSoto DeSotocounty DeSotocounty DeSotccounty
county visiting but whose home isnow is isnow 18now
now in DeLand Mr Sparkman isone is isone i8one
one of the Stetson University trustees trusteesand trusteesand trusteesand
and is thoroughly posted on the Stet StetsonForbes SteteonForbes SteteonForbes ¬
eonForbes scandal andean and can convince convinceanyone convinceanyone convinceanyone
anyone who is open to conviction that thata
a good man has been traduced In the theeffort theeffort theeffort
effort to oust him from the presidency presidencyof
of Stetson University According to tohis tohis tohis
his version It Is the old old story of a arich aricb arich
rich man who thinks he owns the thelarger thelarger thelarger
larger part of this earth and thinks thinkshe
he bas money enough enou h to buy the rest restThe restThe restThe
The trustees have proven themselves themselvesupright tbemeelvelupright themselvesupright
upright honorable gentlemen who whocannot wbocannot whocannot
cannot be bought and stand by their theirconvictions theirconvictions theirconvictions
convictions Those citizens of our ourstate ourstate ourstate
state who are so strenuously demand demandIng demandInQ demanding
Ing that Dr Forbes resign his posi position position poaltion ¬
tion as president of the college know knownot knownot knownot
not what they ask If Dr Forbes Forbesshould Forbesshould Forbeshould
should tesign I it would be to go forth forthInto forthInto forthinto
Into the world branded No door wouldbe would wouldbe wou1dbe
be open to him Or if by chance he hefound hefound hefound
found a secluded spot to begin a new newcareer newcaretr newcareer
career some envious enemy would wouldfeel wouldfeel wouldfeel
feel It his duty to warn the commun community communIty communIty ¬
ity that he was once a bad man had hadto h hadto d dto
to be turned out of Stetson Univer University Unlversity Universitylt ¬
sity sitylt etc etc and his occupation occupationwould occupationwould occupationwould
would be gone Dr Forbes does right rightto
to stay where he is and fight ebt for his hisrights hlarights hisrights
rights and vindication where the thescandal thescandal thescandal
scandal started He has the large largemajority lareemajority largemajority
majority of the thepeop1e people In his home homecKy homedty borneclhty
cKy with him and with their backing backingand backin backinand backingand
and support can afford a 1ford to make the theflght thebt thefight
fight bt Some men might be willing to todie todl tolie
dl die for thesake of a college colle see but no noinnocent noInnocent noinnocent
innocent man should be asked to go goforth goforth goforth
forth with a tarnished name to tollve live a aruined arulntdl1fe aruined
ruined rulntdl1fe life for its sake The man who whocreated wbocreated whocreated
created the college cClle e Is Dr Forbes not notJohn no noJohn notJohn
John B Stetson and the creator It isand Itand i iand
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OXFORD of Middle Georgia where there nr are no local causes to tobreed o obreed t tbreed
breed sickness The Collego will continue to make everyeffort every everyeffort everTeffort
to send forth men well ell furnished furnishedin
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in physical strength in mental training and in zealous Christian Christiancharacter Ohrietiancharacter j jcharacter
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