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COMMISSIONERS OPPOSE OPPOSEFIVE
it FIVE PER CENT TAX RAISE RAISEThe RAISEfhe RAISEThe I
The following resolution was waspassed waspassed waspassed
passed by the Board of County
Commissioners at the regular regularApril regularAPlil regularApril
April meeting m eting held on Wednes Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday ¬
day the 12th a copy of which whichhas whichhas whichhas
has been forwarded to Talla Tallahassee Tallahassee Tallahassee ¬
hassee The Th board is putting
forth a mighty effort to side sidestep sidestep sidestep ¬
step the 5 per cent raise in taxes taxesas
as ordered by the State Tax TaxEqualizer TaxEqualizer TaxEqualizer
Equalizer
A Resolution ResolutionWHEREAS ResolutionWHEREAS
2 WHEREAS the Honorable HonorableMarion Honorablet
t 91 Marion riOJfL L Dawson Daw on State Equal Equalizer Equa11 Equa11IZerof Equalw ¬
w izer IZerof of Taxes of the State of ofFlorida ofFlorida I IFlorida
Florida did on the 25th day of ofMarch ofMarch ofMarch
March A D 1922 issue an or order order order ¬
der to the Honorable Tax As Assessor Assessor Assessor ¬
sessor of Nassau county Florida Floridadirecting Floridadirecting Floridadfrecting
directing that I a general in increase increase increase ¬
crease of five per cent be made madeon
on the value of real and person personal pe on onal ¬
al property in Nassau county countyand countyand countyand
and andWHEREAS
WHEREAS the Board of ofCounty ofCounty ofCounty
County Commissioners of Nas Nassau Nassau Nassati ¬
sau county believing that all allreal allreal allreal
real and personal property in inNassau inNassau inNassau
Nassau county Florida has hasbeen hasbeen hasbeen
been and is assessed at a fair fairand fairand fairand
and equitable valuation of fifty fiftyper fiftyp fiftyper
per p r cent of the value thereof thereofand thereofand thereofand
and that an additional amount amountof
of five per cent thereto would be bea
a burden upon the tax payers of ofNassau ofNassau ofNassau
Nassau county now nowTHEREFORE nowTHEREFORE nowTHEREFORE
THEREFORE Be It Resolv Resolved ¬
ed by the Board of County Com Commissioners Commissioners Cornmissioners ¬
missioners of Nassau county
Florida that this board does doeshereby doeshereby doeshereby
hereby appeal from the said or order order order ¬
der of the State Equalizer of ofTaxes ofTaxes ofTaxes
Taxes to the State Equalization
Board of the State of Florida Floridaand Floridaand Floridaand
and most humbly requests that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the Honorable State Equalizing
Board reverse or rescind the thesaid thesaid thesaid
said order of the Honorable
Marion L Dawson as aforesaid aforesaidupon aforesaidupon aforesaidupon
upon the following grounds to towit towit towit
wit
1 That in and by said order orderit
it fails to specify the particular particularclmmm
clmmm cJa or or1UUWCuuuS r 1 4 pvitmmip
T9U8UI 1 1crease 1UUWCuuuS cuuiil w wtLiu will tit Sam aIrn aIrncrease III IIIcrease
crease of 5 per cent c nt should be ap applied applied applied ¬
plied and fails to show wherein whereinthe
the present assessments are not notin notin notin
in line with the assessments on onsimilar onsimilar onsimilar
similar property I in other coun counties countics counties ¬
ties
2 That Section 3 of Chapter
8584 Laws of 1921 especially especiallystipulates especiaystipulates especiallystipulates
stipulates that it is the purpose purposeand purposeand purposeand
and intent of the eaualizer law
to bring about an equalization equalizationthroughout equalizationthroughout qualizationthroughout
throughout the State of Florida Floridaof
of the value of similar classes classesof
of property in one county as asagainst asagainst asagainst
against other counties
3 That the law as we un understand understand understand ¬
derstand it does not intend that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the State Equalizer shall fix fixthe fixthe fixthe
the total gross tax value in each eachcounty eachcounty eachcounty
county as he has done in this thiscase thiscase thiscase
case and that should he attempt attemptto
to do so it would be taking the theauthority theauthority theauthority
authority from the County As Assessor Assessor Assessor ¬
sessor of Taxes which is given givenhim givenhim givenhim
him under and by virtue of the theConstitution theConstitution theConstitution
Constitution of the State of ofFlorida ofFlorida ofFlorida
Florida but that the duty of ofsaid ofsaid I
said State Equalizer is to fix an anequal anequal anequal
equal tax value as near as pos possible possible possible ¬
sible on the similar classes of ofproperty ofproperty ofproperty
property in the respective coun counties counties counties ¬
ties of the State of Florida The Thesaid Thesaid Thesaid
said State Equalizer has not notspecified notspecified notspecified
specified what classes of proper property ¬
ty in Nassau county need to be beincreased beincreased beincreased
increased by b 5 per cent in order orderto
to be on equal basis with sirailaj sirailajclasses 8i 8iC1aS8 sinnhi sinnhiclasses
classes C1aS8 of property in olhqr oth
counties
4 That we are informed informedthrough informedthrough
through the press that at a ameeting ameeting ameeting
meeting of the State Tax As Assessors Assessors Assessors ¬
sessors Association held in inJacksonville inJacksonville inJacksonville
Jacksonville Florida about a ayear ayear ayear
year ago at which meeting the theGovernor theGovenlor theGovernor
Governor made an address that thatit thatit
it was agreed that property propertythroughout propertrthroughout propertythroughout
throughout all counties in Flor Florida Florida Florida ¬
ida should be assessed at 50 per percent percent percent
cent of the actual cash value as asof asof asof
of January 1st 1921 This un understanding understanding Understanding ¬
derstanding seems to have been beenconfirmed beenconfirmed beenconfirmed
confirmed at another meeting of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Stare Tax Assessors Assoc Association Association Assoclation ¬
iation held in Jacksonville last lastNovember lastNovember lastNovember
November I
5 That this board basing basingits
its position upon the agreed agreedmethod agreedmethod agreedmethod
method of assesment as set setforth setforth setforth
forth in the foregoing para paragraph paragraph paragraph
graph while sitting as a Board Boardof
of Equalizers of Nassau county countyin
in July 1921 went over the as assessment assessment assessment ¬
sessment roll of Nassau county countyvery countyvery countyvery
very carefully with the desire to tocarry tocarry tocarry
carry out or comply with the po policy poJicy policy ¬
licy of the Governor and of the
W M JOHNSON JOHNSONWilliam JOHNSONWilliam JOHNSONWilliam
William M Johnson a pioneer pioneerresident pioneerresident
resident of the Kent section sectiondied sectiondied
died very suddenly while at atchurch atchurch atchurch
church last Sunday having been beenstricken beenstricken beenstricken
stricken just before the service servicestarted servicestarted servicestarted
started He was a native of this thiscounty thiscounty thiscounty
county and was seventyfive seventyfiveyears
years of age Deceased was V a abrother abrother abrother
brother of ExSheriff A J JJohnson JJohnson SJohnson
Johnson of Chester and was a aman aman
man who enjoyed the confidence confidenceand
respect of his fellowman fellowmanThe
The remains were laid to rest in inthe inthe
the Little cemetery Monday Mondaywhich Mlmdaywhich nday ndaywhich
which is about three milel muI from fromKent fromKent fromKent
Kent many sorrowing r relatives relativesand lativesBud
and friends attending He
Idaves a wife and several child children children children ¬
ren the children all being of f age
to mourn his demise demiseState demiseState demiseState
State Tax Assessors Assoc ¬
iation in assessing all property propertyat
at its actual cash value divided
by 50 per cent and the tax books booksof
of Nassau county now stand on onthis onthis
this basis of 50 per cent
6 That there are in Nassau
very ver classesof pro property property property ¬
perty against which comparison comparisoncan
can be made with the th tax value valueof
of property in other counties of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the State There are no citrus citrusgroves citrusgroves
groves truck farms stock farms farmsor
or large general farms manu manufacturing manufacturing manufacturing ¬
facturing plants or large saw sawmill sawmill sawmill ¬
mill interest nor ranches in the thecounty thecounty thecounty
county to be compared against againstsimilar againstsimilar
similar property in other coun counties counties ¬
ties of the State Whatever Whateveracreage Whateveracreage Whateveracreage
acreage in Nassau county is isclassed isclassed isclassed
classed as improved lands landsconsists landsconsists landsconsists
consists of small farms owned ownedby ownedby ownedby
by people of moderate circum circumstances cir circumstances < um umstances ¬
stances who till these small smallfarms smallfarms smallfarms
farms for their own subsistance subsistanceand
and not for profit Hence the theterm theterm theterm
term improved lands in Nassatf Nassatfcounty Nassecounty i icounty
county cannot be placedon placed on an anequality anequality anequality
equality with the termimprov termimproved term improv improved ¬
ed lands in various other coun ¬
ties where said lands are profi profitably profitably profitably ¬
tably used for truck growing growingand
and other purposes of vast in incomQ incomo
como to the owners ownersAt W Weasa Weasat assi ae aethe
At Atoraerlng t the thqSt State TaxJEqunlfaer teTaxuaUzertltordenng to tocent
ordenng an ftntnere ftntnerecent t1el C Ccent
cent is not attempting to place placehis placehis placehis
his judgement against the theknowledge theknowledge theknowledge
knowledge of the various mem members members members ¬
bers of this Board of County CountyCommissioners CountyCommissioners CountyCommissioners
Commissioners as to the actual actualcash actualcash actualcash
cash value of residence stores storesand storesand storesand
and stocks throughout Nassau Nassaucounty Nassaucounty Nassaucounty
county Therefore the only onlyclass onlyclass onlyclass
class of property in Nassau Nassaucounty Nassaucou Nassaucounty
county cou ty which whi 1 can be classed cla ed
similar property in other
for equalizing purposes
live stock farm lands a lim limited limited urnited ¬
ited area of timber lands cut cutover cutover cutover
over lands and marsh lands a atotal atotal atotal
total of five classes
7 We feel that the jurisdic jurisdiction jurisdiction ¬
tion if any of the th State Equaliz Equalizer ¬
er ofTaxes of Taxes extends only to tothese tothese I Ithese
these five classes above men mentioned mentioned mentioned ¬
tioned which are common with withsimilar withsimilar withsimilar
similar property in other coun counties conntie counties ¬
ties The State Equalizer has hasfailed h hasfailed s sfailed
failed to supply the County As Assessor Assessor Assessor ¬
sessor of Taxes or this board
with sufficient or any data fig figures figuresi figures ¬
ures uresi < or > r information showing showingthe
the tax value of these five class classes ¬
es of property in other counties countieswhich countieswhich countieswhich
which information we feel feelshould feelshould feelshould
should be furnished this county countyin
in order to carry out the spirit spiritand spiritand spiritand
and intent of the equalizing law lawin lawin lawin
in so far as the State Equalizer Equalizerhas
has lawful power and authority authorityin
in the matter if any under the theConstitution theConstitution theConstitution
Constitution of the State of ofFlorida ofFlorida I
Florida
8 That this board has no de ¬
sire s to shjrk the responsibility responsibilityof
of good citizenship as citizens citizensof
of public officials of the county countybut countybut
but it feels that it would be an aninjustice aninjustice aninjustice
injustice to the taxpayers of ofNassau ofNassau ofNassau
Nassau county to carry out the theorder theorder theorder
order of the 5 per cent general generalincrease generalincrease generalincrease
increase in tax value as ordered orderedby
by the State Equalizer until theState the theState theState
State Equalizer has specified specifiedthe
the particular particularciasses classes of proper property property ¬
ty in this county on which said saidincrease sajdincrease saidincrease
increase of 5 per cent may be ne necessary n ncessary necessary ¬
cessary in order to equal the tax taxvalue taxvalue taxvalue
value or assessment of similar similarproperty simil similproperty
property in other counties countiesHence countiesHence countiesHence I
Hence this board appeals from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the order of the Honorable HonorableMarion Honorable1Iarion HonorableMarion
Marion L Dawson State Tax TaxEqualizer TaxEqualizer TaxEqualizer
Equalizer pending considera consideration ¬
tion and information upon the thelines thelines
lines set forth above aboveScan aboveScan
Scan the columns of ofth the Lt LI LIer LssderthisweekforbargaInLLoc1 > 4 4er I
er erthisweekforbargaInLLoc1 this week for bargain bar IDL Local Localbusiness Localbusiness I Ibusineu
business houses are catering for foryour faryour f fyour
your trade and it win pay youto
to tolookem look em over
It
BUSINESS WOMEN OF OFFERNANDINA OFFERNANDINA OFFERNANDINA
FERNANDINA ORGANIZE ORGANIZEA
A representative body com composed composed cornposed ¬
posed of twentytwo members membersof
of Fernandinas business wom women women wornen ¬
en sixteen of which were pres present present present ¬
ent met the summer grill of the theKeystone theKeystone theKeystone
Keystone hotel hotelSon on Tuesday Tuesdayevening Tuesdayevening Tuesdayevening
evening at a sixoclock six oclock dinner dinnerat
at which time they were wereorgan wereorganized organ organized organized ¬
ized into a permanent society societythat society societythat ocietythat
that will meet regularly regul rly at atdinner atdilner atdiiner
dinner to discuss matters of ofcommunity ofcommunity ofcommunity
community interest Among Amongthose Amongthose Amongthose
those present were Mesdames MesdamesEstella MesdamesEstella MesdamesEstella
Estella Rogers Minnie Ward WardNellie WardNellie WardNellie
Nellie Plumb Hattie Hernandez HernandezElizabeth HernandezElizabeth HernandezElizabeth
Elizabeth Fitzgerald Bessie BessieHayes BessieHayes BessieHayes
Hayes Belle Jeffreys S Ma Mahoney Mahoney Mahoney
honey Black Faith F ith McLucas McLucasand
and Misses Marie and Katherine KatherineWhitney KatherineWhitney KatherineWhitney
Whitney Elsie Steil Nan Jef Jeffreys Jeffreys Jeffreys ¬
freys Lavonia Carlson Bertie
Wood V ood Claire Weimar WeimarInteresting WeimarInteresting 1 1Interesting
Interesting talks were made
by several of the ladies and all allspent aUspent allspent
spent an enjoyable hour around aroundthe aroundthe aroundthe
the festive board while the fol ¬
lowing delightful menu was
served servedFruit servedFruit servedFruit
Fruit Cocktail Fried Flound Flounder ¬
er Fried Amelia Point Oysters OystersBaked OystersBaked OystersBaked
Baked Young Florida Chicken ChickenHome ChickenHome ChickenHome
Home Dressing Creamed As Asparagus Asparagus Asparagus ¬
paragus Tips on Toast Creamed CreamedNew CreamedNew CreamedNew
New Potatoes J toes Salad Whole WholeTomato WholeTomato WholeTomatd
Tomato en 1 Surprise Hot HotHome HotHome HotHome
Home MrteJtollVStrawberries MrteJtollVStrawberriesa lf trawberries
a la la1J1ode mode i1ei Home R Made Layer LayerCake LayerCake LayerLake
Cake Coffee CoffeeSTEAMSHIP CoffeeSTEAMSHIP CoffeeSTEAMSHIP
STEAMSHIP SAILS DRAW DRAWING DRAWiNG DRAWING ¬
ING 28 2 FEET WATER WATERThe WATERf
The f h e Japanese steamship
France Maru Capt H Iseki Isekisailed Iseldsailed Isekisailed
sailed Wednesday morning for forZpl
Staples Jiapl Zpl i Italy direct with 7200
tons gas coal loaded by the
Florida Terminal Co The Thesteamer Thesteamer Thesteamer
steamer was represented by Mc
Giffin Co and andthe the shippers
by Strachan Shinnintr rn n
The steamer stearnerdrew drew i 28 and a
feet of water and was pilot pilotW pilotbYCa
tses bYCa by Capt PtW W J D Davia vis visouter
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CALKINS TO SP SPEAK SPEAKMONDAY SPEAKMONDAY
MONDAY NIGHT APR 17 17I 17I
I will speak to the voters in inthe inthe inthe
the court house on Monday Mondaynight Mondaynight Mondaynight
night at 8 oclock April 17th 17thI
I hope the women as well as the themen themen themen
men will feel free to attend this thispublic thispublic thispublic
public meeting Speaking dates datesat
at other places in the county countywill countywill countywill
will be announced later laterJAMES laterJAMES laterJAMES
JAMES E CALKINS CALKINSNOTICE CALKINSNOTICE CALKINSNOTICE
NOTICE NOTICEThe NOTICEThe
The key to fire alarm box No
41 corner E Eighth th and Center Centerstreets Centerstreets Centerstreets
streets can be rbund hanging in inthe inthe inthe
the lobby of the Keystone Hotel Hotelhaving Hotelhaving Hotelhaving
having been taken from the box boxon boxon boxon
on account of so o many false falsalarms falseaarms falsealarms
alarms having been turned in infrom infrom infrom
from this box
Last Sunday morning the at attendance attendance attendance ¬
tendance at the Sunday school schoolof
of the First Baptist t Church was wasover wasover wasover
over one hundred and nd twenty twentyfive twentyfive twentyfive
five and as the pastor had prom promised promised promised ¬
ised the little ones that he would wouldsing wouldsing wouldsing
sing them a special song when whenthat whenthat whenthat
that number was reached they theyheld theyheld theyheld
held him to it and they were werevery werevery werevery
very much pleased with his song songMrs songMrs songMrs
Mrs James Thomas wife w e of ofRev ofRev ofRev
Rev James Thomas pastor of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Presbyterian church at En
tenten spent last Sunday Sundayin
in Fernandina with yith her father fatherDr
Dr Eugene Daniel Mrs Thom Thomas ¬
as is visiting her sister Mrs MrsJohn llrsJohn MrsJohn
John W Dodge in Jacksonville JacksonvilleN
N A Hardee and family John JohnR
R Hardee and family Mr and andMrs andMrs andMrs
Mrs Chas Hardee Mrs Jack JackHardee JackHardee JackHardee
Hardee Ira Hardee and D A APartin APartin APartin
Partin and family motored to toCallahan toCallahan toCallahan
Callahan Sunday where they theyspent theyspent theySpent
spent the day with relatives relativesN
N B Borden has purchased purchaseda
a 16acre tract of land from the theManucy thelfanucy
Manucy estate at Amelia City Cityand Cityand Cityand
and is erecting a small house on onsame onsante onsaTne
same Col Borden has named namedit
it Florence Point PointThe PointThe oiDt oiDtThe
The registration tion books close closeMaylst closeMaYlst ciceeMy
Maylst My lst If your name does not notappear notappear notappeir
appear on the primary book you youwont youwont youWont
wont be alowed to vote This Thisapplies ThiappU ThisappUniotly
applies appU appUniotly mostly to ladies Rqister Regiater Regis Register ¬
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OF INTEREST TO ALL ALLTHE ALLTHE ALLTHE
THE CANDIDATES CANDIDATESThe
The following is given for the theinformation theinformation theinformation
information of voters and candi candidates candidates candidates ¬
dates in the primary election of ofJune ofJUl1e
June 6th 1922 19221st 1922ist 19221st
1st The primary registra registration registrati registraticin ¬
tion ti n books will ill close on Monday
May 1st 1st2nd 1st2nd 1st2nd
2nd Poll tax must be paid paidnot paidnot paidnot
not later than Saturday May
13th 13th3rd 13th8rdCandidates 13thard
3rd 8rdCandidates Candidates must pay
filing fee and qualify not later laterthan l laterthin ter terthin
thin Wednesday May 17th 17thThreex 17thThree 17thThree
Three Statements of camp campaign campaign campaign ¬
aign expenses to be filed by bycandidates bycandidates bycandidates
candidates candidates1st
1st Statement To be filed filedfrom filedfrom filedfrom
from May 7th to May 12th 12th2nd 12th2nd 12th2nd
2nd Statement To be filed filedfrom filedfrom filedfrom
from May M y 25th to May 29th 29th3rd 29thrd 29th3rd
3rd rd Statement To be filed
the primary election andnot
not later than June 15th 15thG
G C BURGESS BURGESSClerk BURGESSClerk BURGESSClerk
Clerk Circuit Court
Fernandina Florida
12th 1922 1922EASTER 1922EASTER 1922EASTER
EASTER AT THE THEMETHODIST THEMETHODIST THEMETHODIST
METHODIST CHURCH CHURCHThe
The celebration of Easter
the royal day will begin with withspecial withsp withspecial
special sp cial exercises in the Sunday
school to which all are
invited invitedFollowing invitedFollowing invitedFollowing
Following is the program for
the 11 1 1 oclock service serviceHymn serviceHniu serviceHymn
Hymn HniuPrayer HymnPrayer HymnPrayer
Prayer PrayerHymn PrayerHymn PrayerHymn
Hymn HymnOld HymnOld HymnOld
Old Testament LessonGloria LessonGloria Lesson
Gloria GloriaNew GloriaNew GloriaNew
New Testament Lesson
Offertory
Anthem Rise Glorious Con Conqueror Conqueror Conqueror ¬
queror querorSolists querorSolistsMrs querorSolistsMrs
Solists SolistsMrs Mrs Mahoney Black
Miss Pearl Swearingen Messrs
Wolff and Douglass DouglassSermon Douglasser DouglassSerthon
Sermon er on The Empty Tomb
Christ is
Soloist SoloistMrs Mrs Irving Messick
Hymn and Benediction Benedictionafl
4ferU afl U Without 4jtU othea ° th haft1o haft1or nur l k I
getTamoi r ft moat th hearty wel ¬
id extended ded to tobe be present presentand prsMana pze ent entand
and enjoy the services servicesMR servIcesMR servicesMR
MR BRADDOCK CANDIDATE CANDIDATEE
E H Braddock of Callahan Callahanwho Callahanwho Callahanwho
who was elected a member of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the school board in 1920 is a acandidate acandidatc acandidate
candidate for reelection his hisfriends hisfriends hisfriends
friends having sent in his an announcement announcement announcement ¬
nouncement this week which is ispublished ispublished ispublished
published in this issue issueO
O T WEAVER CORRECTS CORRECTSA
A FALSE STATEMENT STATEMENTTo
STATEMENTI I
To the Voters of Nassau Coun County County County ¬
ty tyIt tyIt tyIt
It has come to me that from fromsome fromsome fromsome
some source the report has gone goneout goneout goneout
out that I am a Republican RepublicanYou
You will find on the registration registrationbooks
books of both Lake and Nassau Nassaucounties Nassaucounties Nassaucounties
counties that I have registered registeredas
as a Democrat I supported the theWoodrow theWoodrow theWoodrow
Woodrow Wilson administra ¬
tions throughout and for the thepast thepast thepast
past ten years have voted the theDemocratic theDemocratic theDemocratic
Democratic ticket in State and andcounty andcounty andcounty
county elections electionsAlthough electionsAlthough electionsAlthough
Although the one reason one onemay onemay onemay
may justly have for offering his hisservices hisservices hisservices
services to the public is that he hecan hecan hecan
can serve with a reasonable de degree degree degree ¬
gree of efficiency and faithful faithfulness ¬
ness and although I have an anespecial anespecial
especial interest in the training trainingof
of boys and girls and although althoughI
I am willing to give my full time timeand timeand timeand
and best efforts to educational educationalwork educationalwork
work in this county yet I Iwould Iwould Iwould
would not dare ask such a posi ¬
tion of trust and honor from a aparty aparty aparty
party with which I would not notproperly notproperly notproperly
properly ally myself myselfShall myselfShall myselfShall
Shall we dwell upon insigni
and prejudices 01 01the orthe
the knocker while your child children children ¬
ren lose the opportunities which whichthe whichthe
the State expects them to get getand getand getand
and which the other counties are aregetting aregetting aregetting
getting Let us be doing our ourvery ourvery ourvery
very best for your greatest in interests intereststhe intereststhe ¬
terests tereststhe the boys and girls girlsO
O T WEAVER WEAVERMr
Mr Merchant Please get getyour aetyoUr getyour
your advertising copy to us not notlater Dotlater notlater
later than Wednesday noon By Byso Byso
so doing do you give us a chance eb to togive togive togive
give better service and get out outa outbetter
a better paper Please be b gov governed go goerned 9 9emed ¬
erned accordingly accordinglyRegister aecord1nalzRegister accordingljRegister
Register between now and the thefirst therllBt thefirst
first day of May The books are arenow arenow areI
I now open at the court house
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THE BAUM MESSAGE MESSAGEUNIVERSAL IIBSSAGEl1N1VER8AL MESSAGEIYIUVERSAL
UNIVERSAL PEACEAll PEACE PEACEAll PEACEAll
All men and nations shall shallmake shallmake shallmake
make peace There shall be beuniversal beuniversal beuniversal
universal peace amongst govern governments governments governments ¬
ments universal peace amongst amongstreligions amongstreligions amongstreligions
religions universal peace peaceamongst pea p e a c e eamongst eamongst
amongst the denizens of all allreligions allreligions allreligions
religions Today in the world worldof
of humanity the most important importantmatter importantmatter importantmatter
matter is the question of univer universal universal universal ¬
sal peace The realization of
this principle is the crying need needof needof needof
of the timel1NawaSAL timeUiivxiiMAL time timeUNIVERSAL
UNIVERSAL EDUCATION EDUCATIONAll EDl1CA EDVCATIONAll ON ONAll
All mankind should partake partakeof
of both knowledge and educa education education education ¬
tion is one of the necessities of ofreligion ofreligion ofreligion
religion The education of each eachchild eachchild eachchild
child is obligatory If there are areno areno areno
no parents the community must mustlook mustlook mustlook
look after the child childSOLUTION childSOL11TION childSOLVTION
SOLUTION OF THE ECONOMIC
PROBLEM PROBLEMNo PaOUKNo PROLZMNo
No religious books of the past pastprophets pastprophets pastprophets
prophets speak of the economic economicquestion economicquestion economicquestion
question while this
problem problemhas L Lhas
has been thoroughly solved eolvedin eolvedinthe in inthe i ithe
the teachings of Bahaollah
Certain regulations are revealed revealedwhich revealedwhich I Iwhich
which insure the welfare and andwell andwell andwell
well being of ofI1 all ll humanity Just Justas
as the rich man enjoys his rest restand restand I Iand
and his pleasures surrounded by
luxuries the poor man must mustlikewise mustlikewise mustlikewise
likewise have a home be provid provided ¬
ed with sustenance and not be
in want Until this is effected effectedhappiness effectedhappiness L Lhappiness
happiness is impossible All are areequal areequal areequal
equal in the estimation of God Godtheir Godtheir Godtheir
their rights are one and there is isno isno i I Ino
no distinction for any soul j all allare allare allare
are protected beneath the jus ¬
tice of God GodAN
AN INTERNATIONAL AUXILIARY AUXILIARYLANGUAGE Al1XILIARYLANGUAGE AUXILIARYLANGUAGE
LANGUAGE LANGUAGEAn
An international auxiliary
language shall be adopted which whichshall whichshall whichshall
shall be taught by all the theschools theschools theschools
schools and academies of the theworld theworld theworld
world A committee appointed r
by national bodies shall select a asuitable asuitable asuitable I
suitable language to be used as a ameans ameans ameans
means of international com communication communication cornmunication ¬
munication and that
be taught in all the schools schoolsinorder
th the world rld inorder in orderthtvy orderthtvyguage iiuit tba cvery cveryguage v vgu
i
guage gu ge All will acquire the t e in international international international ¬
ternational auxiliary language languageAdv
Adv AdvLast AdvLast AdvLast
Last week Mrs J Y Purvis Purvishad Purvishad
Purvir
had a pleasant visit from her herson herson he heI r
son Mr M W Purvis who had hadjust hadjust ha hajust I 1
just returned from a business businesstrip businesstrip
trip of several months in South SouthAmerica SouthAmerica SoutiS i
America Mr Purvis Purviswas was on his hi S
way home in New ew iorkMrs lorKMrs L
Mrs Purvis Mrs Hattie Her Hernandez Hernandez Hernandez ¬
nandez and son motored to Jack Jacksonville Jacksonville Jacksonville ¬
sonville with him Wednesday Wednesdayevening Wednesdayevening Wednesdayevening
evening eveningGreat eveningGreat eveningGreat
Great improvements are be being being being ¬
ing made on the former home of ofG ofG ofG
G Gerbing at Amelia City re recently recently recently ¬
cently purchased by C F Bor Borges Borges Borges
ges of Cleveland Ohio who is isat isat isat
at present erecting a new shade shadehouse shadehouse shadehouse
house and brick hot house with withthe withthe withthe
the intention to continue in inspecializing inspecializing inspecializing
specializing in the fancy calad caladium caladium caladium
ium bulb business
Mrs 0 R Sanders Saiidersand and child children children childr ¬
ren r n Grace Vera and Alice San Sanders Sanders Sanders ¬
ders Verleria Zetterower Ola OlaFreeman OlaFreeman OlaFreeman
Freeman Mrs Charlie C Zet Zetterower Zetterower Zetterower ¬
terower and little daughter mo motored motored motored ¬
tored out to Hagans Field on onThursday onThursday onThursday
Thursday afternoon and were wereguests wereguests wereguests
guests of Mr and Mrs Louis N NJohnson NJohnson NJohnson
Johnson JohnsonMrs JohnsonlIrs JohnsonMrs
Mrs M H Baumgartner re reurned returned returned
turned to her home at Bruns Brunswick Brunswick Brunswick ¬
wick Ga on Thursday after afterspending afterspending afterspending
spending some time here very veryleasantly verypleasantly verypleasantly
pleasantly with relatives and andfriends andfriends andfriends
friends at Amelia City Mrs MrsBaumgartner MrsBaumgartner MrsBaumgartner
Baumgartner prior to her mar marriage marriage marriage ¬
riage was Miss Anna Gerbing
The city council should see seethat seethat seehat
that t property owners are forced forcedto
to t o repair some of the sidewalks sidewalkson
on many of the principal streets streetsWater streetsWater streetsWater
Water collects on them and andpIe peo people peopie ¬
pIe who have to travel them are areinconvenienced areinconvenienced areinconvenienced
inconvenienced no little littleAll littleAll littleAll
All ladies who have not al already already already ¬
ready registered on the primary primaryelection primaryelection primaryelection
election books are requested to todo todo todo
do so before May 1st Books Booksopen Booksopen Booksopen
open at the court house from 9 9oclock 9oclock 9oclock
oclock a m till 5 p m inH mH I
I II
H L Ezelle of Bryceville Brycevillecandidate Brycevillecandidate Brycevillecandidate
candidate for member of the theschool thechOol theschOol
school board from the Callahan Callahandistrict Cal Callahandistrict an andi
district di trict waa greeting his friends friendshere friendshere friendshere
here yesterday ye Wday
I MRS CUBBERLY Y ENTER ENTERTAINS ENTERTAINS ENTERTAINS ¬
TAINS BIBLE CLASS CLASSThe CLASSThe CLASSThe
I
The Womans Bible Class of
the Baptist Church met at the
home of Mrs Cubberly last
Thursday night fifteen mem ¬
bers being present The meeting meetingwas
was opened by scripture reading re ding
and prayer after which reports reportsand reportsand eportsand
and statements for the month of
March were handed in A line lineof 1ineof lineof
of work was mapped out for
April As all hands are at work
for the church improvement
fund our class leader le der Mrs J J
Rhodes suggested sending out outcards outcards outcards
cards and collecting a birthday birthdayoffering
offering This met with the ap ¬
proval of all and the treasurer treasurerwas
was authorized to purchase suit suitable suitable suitable ¬
able cards A six line verse was wascomposed wascomposed wascomposed
composed and each lady asked to tosend tosend tosend
send out five or ten cards to
friends We hope to realize a aneat aneat aneat
neat sum from this source All
business being transacted a apleasant apleasant apleasant
pleasant social hour was indulg indulged ¬
ed in Mrs
Goldstein told sever several several severat ¬
al highly amusing jokes and Mrs
Miller gave a humorous reading
entitled The Widow Vido Malone Maloneand Maloneand Ialoneand
and Her Life Insurance A Anumber Anumber Anumber
number of others told jokes and andseveral andseveral andseveral
several related amusing things
that had happened to them themwhich themwhich themwhich
which kept every everyone one laughing
At a late hour
our hostess as assisted assisted assisted ¬
sisted by Mrs Goldstein served
delicious fruit punch and home homemade homemade homemade ¬
made cake The guests then de departed departed departed ¬
parted each feeling better for a aprofitable aprofitable aprofitable
profitable and enjoyable even ¬
ing MRS TYLER MILLER MILLERClass MILLERClass MILLERClass
Class Reporter ReporterJ
J HAMPTON JONES SPOKE
HERE ON MONDAY NIGHT NIGHTJ
J Hampton Jones of Calla Callaian
han ian spoke to a representative representativeaudience representativeaudience
audience at the court house Mon ¬
day night and his remarks remarkswhich remarkswhich remarkswhich
which were along political lines lineswere lineswere lineswerewell
were werewell well received by the large largeaumber largenpmber largenumber
number present Mr Jones made madelis
his announcement at the meet meetar meettda meetffdr
= tda
i Uve U U c
lf idHfr ffdr ar His announcement irtn ann 1friE micement t ap appears appears jj jjpears ¬ =
pears in this issue Mr Jones Joneshas Joneshas Joneshas
has served as a member of the thelower thelower thelower
lower house at two sessions of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Florida legislature and andshould andshould andshould
should the people see fit to elect electhim electhim electhim
him this year they may rest as assurred assurred assurred
surred that he will look after afterthe afterthe afterthe
the interests of the taxpayers taxpayersHe
He has many friends all over overthe overthe overthe
the county who will work for his
FRANK CLARK WILL WILLBE WILLBE VILLBE
BE A CANDIDATE CANDIDATEEditor CANDIDATEEditor CANDIDATEEditor
Editor Leader LeaderI
I am told it is being circulated circulatedthat
that I will not be a candidate for forCongress forCongress forCongress
Congress this year This report reportis
is absolutely false I have al already already already ¬
ready qualified and my name namewill namewill namewill
will be on the ticket in the June Juneprimary Juneprimary Juneprimary
primary as a candidate to suc succeed succeed succeed ¬
ceed myself in Congress It is ismy ismy ismy
my purpose to speak in every everycounty everycounty everycounty
county in the district during the themonth theonth themonth
month onth of May Ma and until then I
my good will look lookafter lookafter
after my interests interestsRespectfully interestsRespectfully interestsRespectfully
Respectfully RespectfullyFRANK RespectfullyFRANK RespectfullyFRANK
FRANK CLARK CLARKREV CLARKREV CLARKREV
REV D SIKES DIED DIEDAT DIEDAT DIEDAT
AT CALLAHAN WED WEDRev WEDRev VEDRev
Rev D Sikes of Callahan for forseveral forseveral forseveral
several years pastor of the Cal Callahan Callahan ¬ f
lahan Baptist Church died at athis athis of ofhis
his home near that place Wed Wednesday Wednesday Vednesday ¬
nesday night after a lingering lingeringillness lingeringillness lingeringillness
illness A more extended notice noticeof
of his death will iil be published publishednext
next week weekSENATOR weekSENATOR weekI weekSENATOR
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SENATOR CALKINS FIRST FIRSTCANDIDATE FIRSTCANDIDATE FIRSTCANDIDATE
CANDIDATE TO QUALIFY
Senator Jas E Calkins who whois
is a candidate to succeed himself himselfin
in the State Senate from Nassau Nassaucounty Nassaucounty Nassaucounty
county is the first candidate to toqualify toqualify toqualify
qualify having paid his fee to toG toG toG
G C Burgess clerk of the cir circuit circuit circuit ¬
cuit court on Wednesday of this thisweek thisweek thisweek
week weekIn weekIn
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