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Our Live Oak Christmas might well wellserve weIll weIllserve wellserve
serve as a model for the rest of the thecountry thecountry thecountry
± country in those respects in which whichthere whichthere whichthere
there is such urgent need of reform reformThere reformThere reformThere
There was no lawlessness or rowdyism rowdyismworth rowdyismworth rowdyismworth
worth mentioning no drunkenness insight in insight
sight barring a mild case or two and andthousands andthousands andthousands
thousands of people of both races min mingled minled minBled ¬
Bled led on the streets in perfect good hu humor humor humor ¬
mor and in the true Christmas spiritJudge spirit spiritJudge spiritJudge
Judge Reeves doubtless felt that he hewas hewas 1 1was
was blessed above all men in the theChristmas theChristmas theChristmas
Christmas gift g t he got by the with withdrawal witha ¬ I Idrawn
a drawal of Mr Blount from the senatonal sena senatorial senatorial ¬
torial race thus leaving him as the theonly theonly ther
r only West Florida man in the field forthat for forthat forthat
that office Judge Reeves is a man of ofstrong ofstrong ofstrong
strong character and ability said to bevery be bevery bevery
very popular in West Florida and the thewithdrawal thewithdrawal thewithdrawal
withdrawal of Mr Blount may improve improvehis
his prospects for getting in the second secondprimary secondprimary secondpray
primary primaryThe
The great worldquestion that has hasrolled hasrolled hasrolled
rolled unanswered down the ages in inthunderous inthunderous inthunderous
thunderous tones Who struck BillyPatterson Billy BillyPatterson BillyPatterson
Patterson has at last been side sidetracked sidetracked sidetracked ¬
tracked by the more momentous queryWhere query querytfhereis queryII
II Where flhere is Dr Cook The season seasonbeing seasonbeing seasonbeing
being Christmas and Doc being in deep deeptrouble deeptrouble deeptrouble
trouble our guess is thats hes off 0 oa OL OLa 0a
a drunk and under such circumFltifices circumFltificesyou circumr nces ncesyou
you know how hard it is to D fh > J a fel leilow fellow fellow
low sometimes sorne mes when he vdnts to laylow lay laylow laylow
low and has the price to pay for the theprivilege theprivilege theprivilege
privilege privilegeThe
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The returns arall a all in from the lateChristmas late lateChristmas latehri6tmasf
Christmas f festivities vlties and the number numberid n ber berurd
urd id other d forms of crimi criminal crimial criminal ¬
nal al VIO violence ence ncein in the States most given givento
to such expressions of Christmas hilar hilarity hilarity hilarity ¬
ity is perhaps ully f full up to the averageEducation average averageEducation averageEducatIon
Education to develop and train weak weakand weakand weakand
and primitive brains sobriety to keep keepdownthe keepdown keepp
p down downthe the lawless instincts and im impulses impulses impulses ¬
pulses of human nature and an admin administration administration administration ¬
istration of the criminal law that will willmake wiUmake willmake
make it in fact what it was intended intendedto
to be but from which it is at a distance distancetoo
too vast now to computethese compute these in time timewill timewill timewill
will give us a civilized Christmas free freefrom freefrom frefrom
from bloodstain and debauch But ho holong how howlong howlong
long Oh Lord how long
The withdrawal of Hon W V AI A ABlount ABlount
I g i Blount from the senatorial race last lastweek lastweek lastweek
week was something of a political sen sensation sensation seni ¬
i sation Mr Blount publishes at length lengthhis
his reasons for the surprising step hehas he hehas hehas
has taken and those reasons in sub substance substance substance ¬
stance are that his health was sufferi suffer suffering suffering ¬
i ing under the strain of the canvass he hewas hewas hei
i was making and the constant personal personalappeal personalappeal personalq
q appeal to voters to support him had be become become become ¬
come incolerably humiliating putting puttinghim
him as it did in the attitude of a sup suppliant suppliant suppliant ¬
pliant beseeching favors He was not notdiscouraged notdiscouraged notdiscouraged
discouraged by his prospects but sole solely soleI solely ¬
I ly for the reasons given he preferred preferredto
r i to withdraw to the seclusion and inde independence independenc independence ¬
pendence of private life to which hehad he hehad hehad
had been accustomed Mr Blount will willsuffer willsuffer willsuffer
suffer no loss in the high opinion of hisfellowcitizens his hisfellowcitizens hisfellowcitizens
fellowcitizens by this step and his hisstatement hisstatement hisstatement
statement of his motives will be ac accepted accepted accepted ¬
cepted as absolutely true His secondreason second secondreason secondre
reason re on for withdrawing is really unique uniquein
in this age and seems to be so little littleunderstood littleunderstood littleunderstood
understood or appreciated by candi candidates candIdates candidates ¬
dates in general that we feel it a duty dutyto
to publish it He says saysSecond saysSecond saysSecond
Second There is another reason reasonless reasonJess reasonless
less tangible but to me no less real realmy realmy realmy
my repugnance to the personal solici solicitation SOliCIr solicitation ¬
tation of votes either by a direct re request request rey ¬
y r t quest of the voter or by an exhibition exhibitionof
of myself to him for the sole purpose purposeof
I of a tacit solicitation I foresaw hesitancy hes hesitancy hesitancy ¬
itancy on my part to do this but I Ithought Ithought Ii
i thought that a short practice wouldmake would wouldmake wouldmake
make it a thing first enduredand then thenembraced thenembraced thenembraced
embraced but I findthe disinclination disinclinationgrowing disinclinationgrowing disinclinationgrowing i
growing greater day by day Of course courseI
I would ould have strength enough to endare en endure endure ¬
dure this during a campaign even evenh
c 4 h it were much more onerou but hutnot butnot butt
t > not feel that the prize is wortbH worth worthand
mlliation H and the th
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Congressman Con smln Clarks enemies betray betraythe betraythe tral traltQ
the tQ poverty of their arguments rg ments against againsthis
his reelection when they charge himwith him himwith himwith
with making grand stand plays because be because because ¬
cause he has again introduced in con congresshis coness congresshis
gresshis ess his bill to provide for the pay payment payment payment ¬
ment to the State of Florida of nearly nearlyone
one million dollars cotton tax illegallycollected illegally illegallycollected iIlegallycblIected
collected by the Government from our ourpeople ourpeople ourpeople
people back in the sixties and also because be because because ¬
cause he has reintroduced his measure measureto
to levy an import duty on Egyptian Egyptianand
and other long staple cotton coming into in into into ¬
to this country in competition with our ourSea ourS ourSea
Sea S a Island product That the ends endssought endssought endssought
sought to be reached by both thesemeasures these thesemeasures thesemeasures
measures are much to be desired andwould and andwould andwould
would be very helpful to the people of ofFlorida ofFlorida
Florida will not be denied d med and this thisbeing thisbeing
being true we should be glad to know knowin
in what other way Mr Clark couldmove could couldmove
move to reach them He has done the theonly theonly theonly
only right thing possible in the prem premises
ises if he had done less it might have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been charged against him with some someshow someshow someshow
show of reason that he had not been beensufficiently beensufficiently beensufficiently
sufficiently prompt and alert in renew renewing renewing renewing ¬
ing his efforts to accomplish the work workhe workhe workhe
he had inaugurated at a previous ses session session session ¬
sion sionIt sionIt sion sionIt
It is not disputed that the cotton tax taxwhich taxwhich tax taxwhich
which Mr Clark seeks to tohavereturned tohavereturnedto have returned returnedto
to our people was illegally collected collectedand
and nothing but the arbitrary will of a arepublican arepublican arepublican
republican majority in congress stands standsin
in the way of repayment Mr Clark Clarkis
is appealing to the sense sense of justice inthat in inthat inthat
that majority to do right in the matter matterand matterand matterand
and he is making material headwayalong headway headwayalong headwayalong
along that line at each session of con congress congress congress ¬
gress That is the only xay ay to win winand winand winand
and if he persists in his endeavors it isreasonably is isreasonably isreasonably
reasonably sure that he will win Butif But Butif Butif
if he does not that will be the end of ofit ofit ofit
it and the people of Florida will never neverget neverget neverget
get back that million dollars illegallytaken illegally illegallytaken illegallytaken
taken from them under color of law ata at ata ata
a time when there wasnt much justice justicefor
for the South in either Federal Federal legislation legis legislation legislation ¬
lation af administration But war warjuniceshaving war4tidices
7 vjudices juniceshaving having nearly disappeared incongress in incongress inongress
congress congress Mr Clarks bill or one like likeit
it will become law and that money moneywill moneywill moneywill
will be returned returnedAs
As for the proposed tax on foreignlong foreign foreignlong forei n nlong
long staple cotton which now comes comesinto comesinto comesinto
into this country duty free to depress depressthe
the price of our Sea Island staple it is ispractically ispractically ispractically
practically certain that every Sea Island Is Island Island ¬
land cotton grower in the South warm warmly w warmly rm rmly ¬
ly endorses Mr Clarks bill and as asprotection asprotection asprotection
protection against foreign competition competitionis
is the fixed policy of the Government Governmentrepublican Governmet1trepublican Governmentrepublican
republican consistency demands that thatthat thatthat thatthat
that bill shall pass Our congressman congressmanis
is appealing to that thatcorisislency consistency with withsome withsome withsome
some prospect prospe t of success and the more morehe morehe morehe
he hammers the better that prospect prospectgrows prospectgrows prospectgrows
grows The whole history of congress congressional congressionallegislation congressional ¬
ional ionallegislation legislation shows that v v ry manymeasures many manymeasures manymeasures
measures hopeless when introJuced introJucedwere
were finally and after the lapse of a anumber anumber
number of oCsessions sessions enacted into law lawas lawas
as the result of persistent effort that thatrefused thatrefused thatrefused
refused to become discouraged and andthat andthat andthat
that is evidently the spirit in which Mr
Clark is working for the passage of ofthese ufthese ofthese
these two bills billsIt billsIt billsIt
It is unfair in the extreme to charge chargehim
him with grand stand playing be because because because ¬
cause he is sticking to his purpose withsuch with withsuch withsuch
such admirable tenacity and the peo people people peepie ¬
ple of this district are sure to resent resentsuch resentsuch resentsuch
such unfairness by reelecting him to tocongress tocongtCss tocongress
congress congressThe congtCssThe congressThe
The recent controversy as to what whateditor whateditor whateditor
editor had been longest in continuous continuousservice continuousservice continuousservice
service in Florida seems to have been beensettled beensettled beensettled
settled in favor of Editor Harris of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Ocala Bam er and now the ques question question question ¬
tion is what editor in the theentlre entire United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States can justly claim the proud dis distinction distinction distinction ¬
tinction of having been longest in the theharness theharness theharness
harness An interesting contribution contributionto
to that question is the following which whichwe
we take from the last issue of the theAmerican theAmerican theAmerican
American Press and which will be es especially especially especially ¬
pecially interesting toConfederate vet veterans veterans veterans ¬
erans one of whose number n mber modestly modestlyaspires modestlyaspires modestlyaspires
aspires to the honor honorAnentthe honorAnent honorAnent
Anentthe Anent the still unsettled question questionof
of what journalist has been longest in incontinuous incontinuous incontinuous
continuous service as a managing edi editor editor editor ¬
tor or publisher and editor we have havethe havethe I
the following from Marion H Ingrim Ingrimeditor Ingrimeditor Ingrimeditor
editor and proprietor of the Winamac WinamacInd
Ind DemocratJournal DemocratJ ournal The editor editorof
of the DemocratJournal DemocratJ ournal has been in incontinuous incontjn incontinuous
continuous contjn ous service as editor and pro proprietor prop prer ¬
prietor p etor for nearly fortyfive years He Hecame Hecame Hecame
came to Winamac from Grenada Miss Missin
in January 1865 and in the following followingFebruary followingebruary followingFebruary
February bought b ught the Winamac Democrat Demo Democrat Democrat ¬
crat which in 1884 he consolidated with withthe WIththe withthe
the Journal His first newspaper purchase pur purchase ¬
chase was the Granada Miss Locom Locomotive Locomotive ¬
otive now the Sentinel which be pub published publithed pubIi ¬
lished Ii = tied in 185 lSS9und 5 mid at the outbreak ootb outbreakLL ak akw
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The time for your nnual good goo goolutions gO < Ktr rt eo eolutions lo loJutions
lutions is again at hand and we trust trustthat trustthat i ithat
that h no o one will be deterred deterredfrom < lfromma lfrommaking from ma making1 making ¬
king them because those previously previouslymade
made have been broken so often thatthe that thatthe tlJltthe
the habit has become a subject for jest jestand jestand jestand
and much m ch flippant and illconsidered illconsideredtalk illcons dered deredtalk
talk The beauty about a good reso resolution resolution resolution ¬
lution is is that it can sustain fractures fracturesinnumerable fracturesinnumerable s sinnumel2bIe
innumerable without losing either its itslife itslife itslife
life or its virtue and if the resolutorkeeps resolutor resolutorkeeps resolutQrkeeps
keeps at it he may win out in the end endand endand endand
and that will be worth the pain of all allthe allthe allthe
the previous fractures The very purpose pur purpose purpose ¬
pose to make a good resolution even eventhough eventhough eventhough
though the will should prove too weak weakto
to keep it shows that t at you are worth worthsaving worthsaving worthsaving
saving and are on the right road roadKeep roadKeep roadKeep
Keep on fighting your your besetting sins sinsKeep sinsKeep sinsKeep
Keep on making good resolutions pro provided provided provided ¬
vided you do it sincerely no matter if ifyou ifyou ifyou
you do break them and some glorious gloriousday gloriousday gloriousday
day youll find that they have reached reachedthe
the sticking point at last and you have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been redeemed from the degrading degradingslavery degradingslavery degradingslavery
slavery of habits hurtful to all that thatwas thatwas thatwas
was best in youand perhaps drag dragging dragging dragging ¬
ging you down to hell All the truth truthand truthI truthand truthand I
and honor hon r and virtue in the world to today toI toIday today ¬
day all the high strong manhood and andpure andpure andpure
pure noble womanhood all that makgs make mak makJile makelile
lile worth living were achievejixonly achievejixonlyafter achiev rbnly rbnlyafter
after the failure of innunjerable innu innunjera r ble rle good goodresolutions goodresolutions goodresolutions
resolutions made ourselves by 09rs lves and our ourancestors ourancestors ourancestors
ancestors and if discouragement dis ouragement and andindifference andindifference andindifference
indifference had resulted from such suchfailure suchfallure suchfailure
failure the world wouli have been a amoral amoral amoral
moral chaos today The more good goodresolutions goodresolutions goodresolutions
resolutions registered tomorrow in ingood ingood ingood
good faith by strong and weak alike alikethe alikethe alikethe
the less of sin and sorrow there will be bein beIn bein
in the year 1910ExGovernor 1910 1910ExGovernor 1910ExGovernor
ExGovernor Broward sends out ortword outword It Itword
word that his candidacy for the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States senate is s a sure thing no mat matter matter matter ¬
ter what may have been rumored to tothe tothe tothe
the contrary and with his usual but butsometimes butsometimes butsometimes
sometimes mistaken confidence in the thedear thedear thedear
dear people he says that if if the vote votewere votewere votewere
were taken now he would win easilyover easily easilyover
over all competitors The exgovernor exgovernoris
is a formidable man anywhere you put puthim puthim puthim
him and he is going to make a stren strenuous strenuous strenuous ¬
uous campaign to realize his highest highestambition highestambition highestambition
ambition but we hazard the prediction predictionthat
that senatorial sen toriallaure1s laurels are not for him himat himat himat
at least not this time timeThe timeThe timeThe
The South loses a sturdy friend and andadvocate andadvocate andadvocate
advocate and Mississippi a most loyal loyaland loyaland loyaland
and devoted devot d son by the death of Sens Senstor SenEtor Sentor
tor A J McLaurin of that State Statewhich Statewhich Statewhich
which occurred last week The de deceased dtceased deceased ¬
ceased statesman starting from an anhumble anhumble anhumble
humble beginning he called himself himselfhillbilly a ahillbilly ahillbilly
hillbilly won his way steadily up upward upward ¬ j jward
ward by force ol strong ability dogged doggeddetermination doggeddetermination doggeddetermination
determination and an an ambition that thatnever thatnever thatnever
never faltered or relaxed He achieved achievedthe
the highest honors that his State could couldbestow couldbestow couldbestow
bestow upon him and he deserved deservedthem deservedthem deservedthem
them Old Anse had a marvelous marveloushold
hold upon the confidence and affections affectionsof affectionsof
of the plain people of Mississippi and andthey andthey andthey
they deplore his death perhaps more as asthat asthat asthat
that of a personal friend than a public
servant The legislature will elect his hissuccessor hissuccessor hissuccessor
successor a few weeks hence and ex exGovernor exGovernor exGovernor
Governor Vardaman is among the can candidates candidates candidates ¬
didates for the place placeHEMP placeIIEP placeIIEMP
Judge Jtllt Wall rnll3Iakes Makes Pertinent Remarks Remarksto I
to Jurors in Tunipn TunipnWhat TumpuVhat 1uinpaWhat
What we oe need is the judicious ad administration administration administration ¬
ministration of hemp said Judge J JB JB JB
B Wall in the midst of his address to tothe tothe tothe
the grand jury yesterday on the car carnival carrival carnival ¬
nival of crime which has been preva prevalent prevalent prevalent ¬
lent here It was the opening of the theterm theterm theterm
term termI
I regret he said that there has hasbeen hasbeen hasbeen
been so many cases of homicide here hereI
I do not know what is getting into the thepeople thepeople thepeople
people While I was away from here herea
a few days ago a man approached me meand meand meand
and asked me how many murders murdersthere murdersthere murdersthere
there had been committed since I left lefthome lefthome lefthome
home He said that he understood understoodthat understoodI
that there are about six a week here hereUnless hereUnless hereUnless I
Unless something is done to stop it and andto andto andto
to keep these impressions from going goingabroad goinabroad goingabroad
abroad I do not know what we are go going going going ¬
ing to do What we need is the judici judicious ¬
ous administration of hemp hempLet hempLet hempLet
Let the petit jurors stiffen their theirbackbone theirbackbone theirbackbone
backbone When a man deliberately deliberatelymurders deliberatelymurders deliberatelymurders
murders another they should not bring bringin brin brinin
in recommendations for mercy to the theman theman theman
man who ought to be hanged but it is isno isno isno
no mercy to the man who is going to tobe tobe tobe
be shot down from the business Give Giveyour Giveyour Giveyour
your fufl investigation to these cases casesand casesand casesand
and I hope that the petit jurors will willhave willhave willhave
have backbone enough to do their duty dutyWe dutyWe dutyWe
We have just as good jurors here as asto asand asan
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double woven rattan not cheap pith pithWe pithw pith2x50
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