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VOLUME VJII AROADIA FLORIDA FRIDAY FRIDAY Y SEPTEMBER SEPTE SEPTEMBER IDER 8 U Qp5 p5 1 NUMBER NUMBS 51 d
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EVIDENCE ONLYUE ONLY ONL1HE
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1H8UES ItEMUEVK fEPIt1EVETORE ItEMUEVKORE RSrnJlFORE
TORE ORE EVIDENCE IS PRODUCED PRODUCEDo PRODUCEDoperVrol PRODUCEDoeperiVrote
operVrol o p r Wrote letter LtterTo To florernor OovernorAnd OovernorAndEepeata And AndIt AndIlepete
It Ilepete p t > II lie I II Innocent or the thaCh theCharge I ICbr
Ch Cbr Charge rc < < o Of oraiurdcr Iurdr or Bowinun nowmanThe BowinunI nownenTho
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I The followlngappeared following appeared In TuesdaysfTlmesUunlon Tuesdays TuesdayImelUunlon TuoedayeImes
fTlmesUunlon Imes ImelUunlon Uunton coming from Talla Tallahassee Tldlahl1lleOl Tallahusee ¬
hassee hl1lleOlOolonol huseeColonel t tColonel
Colonel J W Brady In ngalnobtaln ngalnobtalnIng againobtainingarevocationofthedeath
Ing ingarevocationofthedeath a revocation of tho death warrant watrantfor walranttor warrantforhie
for forhie his 111 client I E Cooper has accom accomplished accomplilhed accomplbhed ¬
plished what appeared to bo almostthe almost almosttlaeleis almoltthe
the Impolliblo Colonel Brady la a atlaele atlaeless
tlaeleis tlaele and able worker and has devoted de devoted devoted ¬
voted himself to the talk of saving thoInto tho thoIlfo tbolifo
lifo of the condemned man shows showshe IhoWIhe thewshe
he firmly believes Innocent of tho thocrimn thocrlma thei
i crime of which he has twice stood In Inthe Inthe Inthe
the shadow of the gallows and lisa lisatniuu hlltwice hsatwice
been rClplted rClpltedFor
twice tniuu ivoii v4 v4For
For more than n year ho has beenworking beenworking been beenworking
working on the case and has placedbefore placedbefore placed placedbefore
before before tho Board of Pardons a rolumInous volum voluminous olumInoul ¬
inous mass of evidence th that t ho feelsi feel feels feelsJustifies I IjUltlfiel
i Justifies him In asking a commutationollhe commutation commutationof
ollhe of the death lentenceThe sentenceThe sentence sentenceThe
The evidence upon which Cooperwas Cooper Cooperwas
was convicted was entirely clrcum eircunletantlal circumItantlal clrcumstantlal
stantlal and olroumitances have deiolud dovelupud do doveiopod
veiopod iolud which may prove that thero theroare thereare theroare
are strong grounds for doubt of theInfa1lblUty theInfallibfhty the theinfallibility
infallibility of the evidence upon whichhe whichhe which whichhe
he was convictedAyear convicted convictedA
Ayear A year ago when Cooper sat at waiting waitingto
to be led out tobe to be executed he stoutlyasserted Itout1yallerted stoutly stoutlyasserted
asserted his Innocenceasserted Ithen itwhen It Itwhen
when hen he had abandoned all hope of areprieve areprieve a areprieve
reprieve reprieveIn
In a letter to the Govenor writtenlast writtenlast written writtenlast
last week again In exptotstlon e p t lon ofdeath ofdeath of ofdeath
death upon the gallows h hn maintains maintainshis maintainshie
his Innocence Accompanying his lot lotter latter lotterls
ter terls II a photograph of himself hllwlte hiswife his hiswife
wlte wife and children takened In the DeI DeBoto De BeSoto
I Soto County Jail at Arcadia Do youthink youthink you youthink
think hesald that a man man with this thllrelponllblllty thisresponsibility thisresponsibility
responsibility would deliberately seekluch seeksuch seek seeksuch
such troublo as has come upon met mefThe metTb me meTil
Til The lUnulU lUnulUMany I1uu1UMany neeultMany
Many papers are summing up the thelosies theloalel thelosses
losses and gains during the war In the theFnr theFur theFar
Fur East nnd the following remits remitswill relUltlwll resultswill
will be of ofJntercit ofJntercitWhat oUutereltWhot interest interestWImt
What Russia RU sla has lost Olt by the wart wartMillions warlIIl1onl wariMillion
Millions In warships warshipsImmense warahiplImmenlequantltles warshipsImmense
Immense Immenlequantltles quantities of of otwar war material materialMillions materialJlIIIOill materialMillions
Millions Indalnyand In J1alny and Port Arthur ArthurMillions ArthurJ11l1onl ArthurMillions
Millions In Manchurian railway ad adventure adventure d dventure ¬
venture venturePart venturerart venturePert
Part of Sakhalin orSaklJallnAllotlc ofSakhalln ofSakhallnAsiatic SakhalinAsiatic
Asiatic commercial prestige prestigeAsiatic preltlgeAllallc prestigeAsiatic
Asiatic political prestige prestigeWhat preltlge1hat prestige1Vhat
What Japan has gained gainedA
A great Increase In her navy navyMuch tlavfMuch navyMuch
Much war plunderPart plunder plunderPart plunderJ
J Part of Sakhalin SakhalinAsiatic SakhalinAllatlc SakhallnAsiatic
Asiatic commercial prestigeAsiatic prestige prestigeAsiatic preltlgeAllatlo
Asiatic political prestige prestigeTho preltlgeTho prestigeThe
Tho admiration of the world worldThe worldThe worldThe
The fear learot of ofpatronisingand patronizing and Insolent Insolentpowers Inlulentpowera insolentpowers
powers powersGreat poweraGre powersp powersGreat
Great Gre t honor for the broadminded broadmindeddeference broadmlndeddefercnce broadmindeddeference
p deference to the world wide wldeJudgment wldeJudgmentth Judgment Judgmentauii
fir thitpeacywas th tv Q WI in n orderGainelville orderGainelvilleSun orderGainesvilleSun
Sun
> auii auiiI
I t Haying < < Florida JrIClrd Timber I Laud Landt3eorgla LaudOeorglalawmlll od odGeorgia
Georgia Oeorglalawmlll sawmill men men atid turpen turpentine turpentine turpentlao ¬
tine operators continue to become becomeheavy becomeheavy becomeheavy
heavy Investors In Florida timber timborlands timberlands tlmblJrlandlThe
lands landlThe The latest a telt deal Is reported reportedfrom reportedtrem reportedfrom
from MoultrloOa noult Moultrie leGa Ga and Is I as follows followA followsA t lloWl1 lloWl1A
A land and timber trade has beenclosed been beenclosed beencloed
closed here of which the consideration considerationwas conllderatlonwaalnround
was waalnround in found numbers flTSOOO 1711000 Two TwoMoultrte TwoMoultrle TwoMoultrie
Moultrte parties W v C Vereen and andII andli
II 1111 H Smith SmltlibqugM bought of Iowa parties partiesabout partlcabout partiesabout
about 25000 acres of land In Jefferson Jeffersonand Jelferaonsnd Jeffersonand
and Jeon J eon counties Florida that Is Isrich IIrlchn Isrich
rich rlchn In n yellow pine timber The body bodyof bodyot bodyoftfmberhas
of oftfmberhas timber has been owned for some someyears lomeyeanby tomeyears
years yeanby by a a milling company at St StMarks StMarh SIMarta
Marks and recently the companyfailed company companyfailed companyfailed
failed the themlillwas mill was closed down and andthe andthe andthe
the timber fell Into the bands of par partics partlelln particalaIowa
tlelln tics ticalaIowa In Iowa The Thedeed deeds were made madeby madeby madebyArthurHoffmanofMueatine
by byArthurHoffmanofMueatine Arthur Arthur110aman Hoffman of Mutcatine Iowa Iowaand Iowaand Iowaand
> and the money money was paid paldover over here by bythe bythe bythe
the Moultrlo oultrlo purchasers purchasersWith purchalerslth
With 1blthtbedeal lth the deal 3V V C Vereens In Investments InveltmentslliFlorld InsestinenteinPiorida
vestments veltmentslliFlorld IriFlorida timber for the thepast thepaat thepast
past sixty rilxtdaYI days reaoheia rcaolies a half million milliondollars milliond milliondollar
dollars d 1 ara lie believes this last iavestmeetioneof inrest inrestment Inveltmeat
meat meetioneof Is one of the Abet bbst st he has haltho halthollualh7 the thequality thequality
quality 9f 90bo the Umber being very very fine fineand One flneand Oneitd
and itd the d1 prospects practically Assuringthe assuring assuringtlie 8IUln8the
the construction o ltrlJqUonota of a a railroad through throughf5
1 f5 t + bit il lstmb timber r atan atanearll early date 1V VU WIImlth VUVfiralth + H Hmith
Vfiralth mlth will proceed pr eed at once on e to put pp upRheneeeaxary pphen IJPthel1ee
Rheneeeaxary thel1ee hen ecMtry lKryetlU stills for tororklng vorklng the theturpentine tbetilrpenUne theturpentine
turpentine turpentineCapt tilrpenUnet turpentinedept
t dept MJohnson has haslom some funny funnyexperleBces IUIUl1lptjel funnyArpariescea
experleBces lptjel c lS W t relate r llatell In his hlkwork work of ofWkjNCt ofId of4iklg
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AiljiifleilServed BO Venn VennMrs rerMrl ears earsMrs
Mrs W II Felton tell the follow following tollowIng following ¬
ing pathetic story Itorlln In a recent issue of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Atlanta Journal i iThe ITh rThe
The Th story of CharlesIfenry Charles Henry lIenr11ranklln lIenr11rankllnwho Franklin Franklinwho Franklinwho
who was condemned to be hung In InBibb InBIbb inBibb
Bibb superior court over twenty yean yeanago yeanago yearsego
ago and and who was respited on the gal gallows gal10wI gallows ¬
lows after the ropo had noon tied on onhis onhll onhis
his neck and his feet wero standing on ontho ontho onUna
tho death trap under the gallons gallo 1t1 tree treebeggars treebeggon treebeggars
beggars romance and proves tho truth truthof truthof truthof
of the old laying that fact Is I strangerthan stranger strangerthan Itrangerthan
than fiction fictionIlls fictionJill fictionIsle
Ills respite procured a change In thesentence the thelentonco tholentence
sentence and he was sent up ul as a life lifeConvict lIroConvlot InfoConvict
Convict and served encd twentyono years yuarsof yuarlot yearsof
of thin hard sentence although ho was wasan walan wasan
an Innocent man all the tlmo and his hislife hislite pielife
life had been sworn sworn away by the real realmurderer rcalmurderer realmurderer
murderer murdererAnd murdererAnd murdererAnd
And this happened In Georgia The Thereal Thareal Thereal
real murderer confessed the crime on onhis onhis onIds
his deathbed and told bystanders that thatFranklin thatFranklin thatFranklin
Franklin was an Innocent sufferer sufTerurThis aulTererThll suffererThis
This poor victim of anothers wrong wrongdolrg wrongdolrg wrongdoipg
dolrg had not only been to nearly nearlyhung nearlyhung nearlyhung
hung but ho served at the hardest hardesthardest Ilardelthardelt hardesthardest
hardest work as a life term con COBSviet convict conIct ¬
viet Ict In Coal City coal mines and on onrailroad onrailroad onrailroad
railroad grades In summers heat and andwinters andwinters andwinters
winters frost and at rock quarrieswhere quarries quarrieswhere quorrleJwhere
where toll was the thehardelt hardest and punish punishment punl punishmentseverest h hment ¬
ment mentseverest severest Ills wife died on theday the theday Ihoday
day when the hangm hangmans ans rope was wasfastened Walraltened wasfastened
fastened on lsi his poor ncekdlcd neck died from fromgrief tromgrief fromgrief
grief shame humiliation and despair despairleaving delalrleaving despairleaving
leaving a alittlebaby little baby girl three days daysold darlold daysold
old Her suffering was grcatervtlmn grcatervtlmnshe greater than than8he thanshe
she could bear and her life left Us Usfirlefitrlckon Itlgrletltrlcken itsgriefstricken
firlefitrlckon tenement to find perhaps per perhaps perbaps ¬
haps rest that she was dec doeled led hero on onearth oneorth oncart
earth earthTnls cart eorthThll
cartTsls
Tnls poor wretched man had also III so a amother amother amother
mother whose agony was Immeasura Immeasurable ¬
ble and who died as a pauper consumed con consumed conlumed ¬
sumed by the agony of her grief and andthe audtho aidthe
the condition of her hopeless son sona sonalife a alife alite
life convict In Georgias chalngang chalngangThis chalngangThll chaingangThie
This poor Mr Franklin < was 65 years yearsold yearlold yearsold
old when the prison doors were openedand opened openedand openedand
and ho was told to go as he had been beencleared beencleored beencleared
cleared by the confession of tho real realmurderer realmurderer realmurderer
murderer murdererBut murdererDut murdererBut
But what was there for him b m on theoutside the theoutside theoutside
outside after such bitter servitude servitudeand lervltudeand servitudeand
and degradation except the liberty to togo togo togo
go where lie pleased the liberty to tOlub tOlublilt tosublet sub subsist ¬
lilt let and make a living the best hecould he hecould hecould
could for one of his arms arms had been beenmashed beenmalhed beenmashed
mashed off In a lumber mill and he liewas hewas hewu
was not only crippled In mind mlndbut mlndbutmolmed but butmaimed butmaimed
maimed In body a pentfylcis pau pauper pauper pauper ¬
per a homeless waif having been deadto dead deadto
to the theworld world for twentyono years andthereby and andthereby andthereby
thereby robbed of tho best of his life lifeIs liteII lifeIe
Is It not dreadful to know how ho was waswronged walwronged waswronged
wrongedTrue wronged wrongedTrue wrongedTrue
True It Is e he had the consciousness consciousnessof
of being Innocent und his telfrespect telfrespectdoubtless eelf eltrelpectdoubtlelA reepect reepectdoubtless
doubtless sustained him In tho hope hopethat hopethot hopethat
that God would be merciful and let letthe lCtthe letthe
the truth prevail but who can meal measure mealure mesaure ¬
ure the depths of suffering as a the theyenn theyennrolled years yearsrolled yeonrolled
rolled < on a as his head whitened and andhis andhll andhl
his hl health declined and nothing ap apparently apparent1 apparenty ¬
parently came to Us relief reliefHo relletlie relieflie
lie had never seen his child that thatthreedayold thatthreedayold thatthreedayold
threedayold baby which survived themouser the themother thamother
mother on that awful day set for Its Itsfathers Itatathers it itfathers
fathers execution and when he foundher found foundher toundher
her In Florida after the prison doors doorswereopohed doonwere doorswere
wereopohed were op opohed bed to loMmll himsliewas him she ew was s herself amother a amother amother
mother and anl this poor victim of anoth anothers anutlerl anuthers ¬
ers sin was a grandfather grandfatherIn
In those dreadful convict can viet camps the tholife thelIro thelife
life convict worked overtime and sent sentthe lentthe sentthe
the money to educate that th t child and andthat audthat andthat
that childs life was shadowed and de depressed deprelled depressed ¬
pressed and hampered by the fact that thather thather thather
her father was al once nearly hung and andstill andatlll andstill
still a life convict In Georgias penl penltenltentlary pen penltenitentlary I ItenUontiary
tenltentlary condemned for murder murderIt I IIt IIt
It Is simply too horrible to be ex expressed esprelled expressed ¬
pressed In Inwordl words I No Noamouot amount of money moneycan moneycan moneycancqua9hzo
cancqua9hzo can equalize the ruttering and rightful rightfulclaim rightfulclaim rightfulclaim
claim of Franklin to justice jUILl and reha rehabilitation rehabilitation rohabilitatioa ¬
bilitation before his fellowmanl fellowmanlHe I IHe 1He
He always protested his innocencebut Innocence Innocencebut Innocencebut
but It availed him nothing after the theJury thejury thejury
Jury decided against him Just Imag Imagine ImagInelt Imagleeif ¬
ine Inelt If you yo can how his poor heartgasped heart heartgasped henrtgasped
gasped and agonized and beat Itself itielfagainst ItaeUagalnlt Itselfagainst
against the tho Injustice of man manThe I IThe IThe
The story of Jean Vnljcan will everrefrain ever everremain everrelDaln
remain a classic In popular fiction fictlonbut fictlonbutlean butJean but butJean
Jean Valjean could get out and couldbreathe could couldbreathe couldbreathe
breathe the freeair and circumvent circumventhis
his enemies and could do works of ofcharity ofcharity ofcharity
charity was bbloved by those who whoknew whoknew whoknew
knew him best beleven oven If howas he WIII all the thetime thetime thetime
time in danger and forever hounded houndedby houndedby houndedby
by the lawthat law lawtbaslealed that sealed sealed his fate as a aconvict IIconvIct aconvict
convict in FranceFranklins France FranceFrankUI1 FrancoFranklin
Franklins fate t te11s pan was Inexpressibly InexpressiblyHopeless Inexpnllbl1holelel Inexptisgiblykopelet
Hopeless he hewa was furever under theban the theban theban
ban i his bloadmever load loallmevel never lightened lIKl lghtenedalways lghtenedalwaysbowed tened always alwaysbowed alwaybow
bow bowed 4down down nothing In sight save savedeath ia iadeath rave ravedeath
death that tblpromhed promised relief relletPlt1fU1 relletPlt1fU1beyol1d Pitiful Pitifulbeyond Pitifulbeyond
beyond expression wu was was his condition conditionuntil conditionuntlltbe conditionuntil
until untlltbe the jailer opened th the < door and andsaid andlaid andaid
said You Yo can can gal gotGo go goOa galOJ
Oa OJ to towbat what after old ago had over overtaken overtaken overtakenhlmandhislifehad ¬
taken takenhlmandhislifehad him and hit life had ten con dontlaualiyseared continually on onllluallYlearedu ¬
tinually llluallYlearedu seared at with a a redhQt redhot Iron Ironand IroriAnd ironand
and left Iftff j Soars scars as a lileel deep aplop a plow plbwf Rdrrows Rdrrowsbe farrows farrowstm rroWI rroWIba
tm hi hiilropCl hopesandi artd happlnes happllicSup happtieasVdu happlnesBuperlbteitdent +
Vdu Sup Buperlbteitdent p ilbteadent Brown le Is holding Mldlnltelct holdin holdingetchers g gteachers
telct teachers etchers en4 f3amhnafioaa < amlMtl amltlDII < Hi this week weektoot 1Yoekbout peekAbode
Abode toot 88Tare lI arSakrpJJDmln Ukfut lbeoiatwlnetiou lbeoiatwlnetiouyr the m Ins lions iQ1
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THE COURSE COURSEOF
OF TRUE LOV LOVONCEJIOIIK LOVE LOVEONCF
ONCE ONCEJIOIIK 1011 IOiIE PAILS TU BUN SMOOTH SMOOTHron S3100TJIFOn SOOTIIroll
ron YOUNO COUPLE courLiAnUted COVILEAulle1 COUPLEAIIte1
AnUted by Friend the Young roun I Lover LorCarrIe LoverCarries > v vCnrrlc
CarrIe off Sweetheart Hut lIu a SternParent Stern 8trnlnr 81erarrent
Parent lnr nt Ends I oh the Romano ItomanoChester 110mncOhelter RomanoChester
Chester Whidden a young man just justentering jUltentering justentering
entering manhood fell desperately Inlove In InIqvo InIqvo
Iqvo with his cousin Etta WhIdden apretty a apretty apretty
pretty inlssnf 14 summers The young younglady younglod younglady
lady lod did not return his affections affectionsso affectionssowith so sowltli 10with
with the help of sympathizing n friends friendshe
he decided to kidnap her from lieshome her herhome herhome
home With the assistance of his hisbrother hllbrother hisbrother
brother Curtlss and Lamb and Cyril CyrilMcClelland CyrilMoClelland CyrilMcClelland
McClelland tho young lady was In Induced Intluced inh ¬
diced to go with thorn t h o n t to t o Zolfo wh whJustice whore whoreJustice ore lereJUltlce
Justice IIMhigh II M 1llll1h High made tho ycung ycungman ytungmanhappy C unR unRman
man manhappy happy Tho girl glr tearfully returnedwith returned returnedwith returnedwith
with her nowmade husband to his hishomo bllhomo piehome
homo In Gardner About Aboutthiatimethe AboutthiatimetheIrate this time tho thoiruto thotrute
Irate father was hot on the trail of hisnew his hisnew hllnew
new soninlaw and found them withthe with withthe withthe
the door barricaded Procuring a gun gunhe gunhe gunhe
he returned to toth the ehouseanddemanded ehouseanddemandedhie house and demanded demandedhis
his daughter lieluctantly the door doorwas doorwal doorwas
was opened and the daughter rushed rushedInto rUlhedIuto rushedlute
Into the arms of horjond parent The Thenow Thenew Thenow
now soninlaw mndnadash mod a dash for lib Jibarty liberty liberl ¬
arty erl With tho aid of neighbors the thetwo thetwo thetwo
two youthful accomplices to the abduc abduction abductlon abduclion ¬
lion wore captured Constable < le Prine Prlnetook Prinetook Prinetook
took tho train for Punta Gorda where wherehe whereho whereho
ho captured the husband hu bond and retul ned nedwith nedwith nedwith
with him to Gardner The father hadChester had hadChester hadChelter
Chester arrested The uncles of the thenew thenew thenew
new soninlaw son in law had the girls fatherarrested father fatherarrested fatherarreated
arrested for assault with Intent to mur murder tnurder lIIurder ¬
der The end Is not yet but the youth youthful youthful youthful ¬
ful pair are separated and the matter matterwill matterwill matterwill
will probably be taken to the courts courtsas
as the girl Is not of age and did nothave not nothave nothavo
have time to obtain her fathers con consent conlont congent ¬
sent
A Comedy or Error CrroriIn ErroroIn ErrorIn
In a certain frlsh r1lh provincial provincial paper aburglar a aburglar aburglor
burglar was recently described as hav having have haveIng havlog ¬
ing stolen from a a famous actress who whowas whowas
was touring tho provinces two bugs bugsand buglda bugsand
and da daA a rag ragA ragA
A polite note notetrdm frdm frdm the lady was responsible re responsible reo reoIponalbe ¬
sponsible for the still It III more startling startlingnotice Itortllngnotice startlingnotice
notice which rant rantWe ran ranWe I IWe
We sincerely Iln erclt regret tho mistake mistakewjhich mlatakohleh mistakevlhiclh
wjhich hleh crept Into our report of the thetheft thatheft tbothon
theft of Miss Bs property This The Th Jug Juggage lultgaRe luggage
gage consisted of two bogs and a rug rugand rugand rugand
and not twd bugs b stl and a raga rag stated statedthrough statedthrough tiltedthrough
through our printers error Wo hopeti hope hopetlmt hop8tfi
tfi ti tlmt at t Miss B who Is starving in tho thoprovinces thoprovlncel theprovinces
provinces wilt accept tho apology apologyherewith apolog1horewlth apologyherewith
herewith offered offeredNext olfetedNext4ay otfetedNextclay
Next Next4ay day in a h 1 special and profuse profusearticle profuleIIrtiele profusearticle
article the word starving was re replaced replaced replaced ¬
placed by starring and this timethe timethejocular time the thejocular theJooular
jocular printer mast have been held heldIn heldIn heldIn
In check for the letterpress appeared appearedwithout app appearedwithout altd altdwithout
without a flaw fiawThe The Caxton Maga Magazine 1Ilagal 1Ilagalzlne Magazine ¬
zine
An Admirable Curfew CurfewPalmettos currow1almettol CurfewPalmettos
Palmettos city council has Ise passed a acurfew acurfew acurfew
curfew ordinance ordlnanceproJdlng providing that no nochildren nochildren nochildren
children under 21 shall be on the thestreets thoItreets thestreets
streets without escort after 8 oclock oclockpm oclockp
pm p m The Palmetto l > News thinks this thisa
a good ordinance and that the city cityauthorities
authorities should see that children childrenunder c cldldrenunder2lareaat llldren llldrenundor
under2lareaat under 21 are areI at their parents fire fireside fireIldoafter lireshdeafter
Ildoafter side after 8 oclock If the city fathers fathersof
of Palmetto have devised an ordinance ordinancethat ordinancetbat ordinancethat
that will keep the kids under 21 by bytheir bytheIr bytheir
their parents fireside and in August Augusttoo Augusttoo Augulttoo
too too they would copyright the ordi ordinance ordlnance ordinance ¬
nance and rent It out to qther towns townsrhey townlThey townThey
They oughtalsotocopyright ought ou ht also to copyright or patout pat patent patont ¬
ont or trademark those Palmetto par parents parents parante ¬
ents who desire to resort to city or ordinances ordlnnncel ordinances ¬
dinances to control controlthelrownchildren controlthelrownchildrenThe thelrownchildren thelrownchildrentho their own children childrenTho
tho News has always found that a adutiful adutiful adutiful
dutiful child Is t like a grammaticaladultthe grammatical grammaticaladult grammaticaladultthe
adultthe adult the product of home training trainingnot
not of ordinances or text textbooks hooke It Is Issafe IIsaf issafe
saf safe atthtsdlitance at this d distance htance today to lay that tha the thoPalmetto thePalmetto thePalmetto
Palmetto ordinance will 111 euro few fewDeLand tewDeLand fewDeland
DeLand News NewsEndowed NewsEndowed NewsEndowed
Endowed With nil 11 Ills III Oood GoodiIt OoodIt OoodIt
It was at a fashionable wedding In Inavannah InSavannah InSavannah
Savannah says say the Philadelphia Record Rec Recrd Record
ord rd Tho bridegroom had no visible visibleloans VllblelDoanlof visiblemoans
lDoanlof moans loans of support save his hl father who whoas whowas whowas
was as rich I but when he reached thatpart that thattart thatpart
part tart of the service he repeated repe ted boldly i tWitt iWith IWith
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endow mdowlWhereupon I hWhereupon Ihereupon
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stage whisper that could be heard all alljver allover allover
over the church churchGood j jGood tGood
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OFFICERS ARE ARENOMINATED ARENOMINATED
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At a massmrcting of citizens which whichwas whlcbWill whichwag
was largely attended attend cd Mayor 1ooser 1ooserwas looscrwaa Pooeerwas
was elected to preside over tho meet meetIng meetIng meeting
Ing Considerable Interest was shown shownIn
In settling tile question ns to who were werequalified wereIuallfipd werequalified
qualified to take part In tho meetingThe meeting meetingThe meetingThe
The following followln were tho nomlnfti for fortho fortho I Ithe
tho different differentoflieess ofllcesi Mayor W M MPlatti MPlott MPlatt
Platt Platti I Tax Collector KdOrcenej 1011 Greene I Mar Marshal MllrIhol litershal ¬
shal 8am BOlnlowell1 Powell Clerk It Campbell CampbellAsscsior I tAeeeeso IAlleSJOrJ
Asscsior AlleSJOrJ r J J Singleton Councill Councllmcn CouncllmcnF Counclll11Jn Counclll11JnF > 1gn 1gnF
F W Hays and J N Holllngsworth HolllngsworthJ
J LJones L Jones Joneland and E A Houiton werenominated were weronominated werenominated
nominated for councilmen but withdrew with withdrew withdrew ¬
drew before the vote was finished finishedClilckga IlniehedChicago nllhedChlIIO
Chicago J Leads CM < U In Stitnuoalty StitnuoaltyChicago SttnuoIIrChloago StrnuoitrChicago
Chicago It undoubtedly a strenuous strenuousplace IHenuouploee strenuousplace
place but until n prying statistician statisticiantabulated Itotlltlclontabulated statisticiantabulated
tabulated Its nmtly mtl 1y J claims to that thatdistinction thatdlltnctlon thatdistinction
distinction the Inside details were wereunobtainable wereunobtainable woreunobtainableVnlCCr
unobtainable unobtainableVnlCCr JJodor U < < r the caption captionSoniBthlngTioTng captionIISomothln captionSomnthingDt
IISomothln SoniBthlngTioTng g g In Chicago a arc arccent re nocent recent ¬
cent Issue of the Ohio State Journal JournalcontalnedTTToTollowlngi Jonrrnlcon Journalcontal
contalnedTTToTollowlngi contalnedTTToTollowlngiA con contal tdl nc ned 11i lollowings lollowingsA f llowl ng I IA
A death ilcath eathpvery every fifteen minutes minutesA
A birth every 8 minutes and 27 sec seconds Iceondl secands
ands ondsA andsA
A murder every over171 70 hours hoursA
A suicide every 18 hours hoursA hourIA h ours oursA
A serious accident neceultntlngnurael nccessltntln nccessltntlnnurses neceeeitntingnurses
nurses or physicians caro every everyminutes overymlnutel 4 4minutes
minutes minutesA
A fatal accident every flvn hours hoursA
A case of assault and battery every
28 minutes minutesA
A burglary every 2 2hours 2hoursA hours hoursA
A A holdup every 0 hours hoursA hoursAdisturbance
A disturbance of the peace to at attract attract attract ¬
tract attention attentlonevery every 6 6houra 6houraA hours hoursA
A larceny every 6 minutes minutesAn mlnutelAn minutesAn
An An arrest every 7 minutes and SO SOseconds 00lecondl 80seconds
seconds secondsA
A fire every everylour everylourAn hour hourAn llourAn
An arrest for drunkenness every fif fifteen fifteen fifteen ¬
teen minutes minutesA
A marriage morrage every cveryrmhl1ltel cveryrmhl1ltelA 2minutes 2minutesA 20mlrmtes 20mlrmtesA
A case for the coroner every ever threeh three threehours threehOlirl
h hours hoursA ours oursA
A new building completed every 1 1hour 1bour 1hour
hour and 1C minutes minutesA mlnutelrailroad
A railroad passenger train arrive arriveevery arrlvoseer1 arrivesevery
every every CO seconds secondsi secondsSixty o
i i Sixty passenger suburban andthrough and andthrough andthrough
through arrive cv OOy ty second at railway rail railway railwaf ¬
way stations stationsSeventy ItatlonlBeventy stationsSeventy
Seventy thousand gallons I of water waterpaisvthrough waterplIsthrough waterpasthrough
paisvthrough the 1GOO lI O miles of water watermains watermalnl watermains
mains every minute minuteThe minuteSavannah
Savannah SavannahTle nnah nnahThe
The Savannah MornlngNews of Friday Fri Friday Friday ¬
day September 1st gives very manyinteresting many manyInteresting manyIntereltlng
Interesting figures regarding the comcoerce com commerce eommeree ¬
coerce of that city for the year endingAugust ending endingAugust endlugAugult
August 31st The Increase in n bull bustnese business bullnelll ¬
ness way wayla Is i most flattering and there thereIs
Is a gain In every branch of Industry Industrythat industrythat i
that tha Is Indeed a surprise to all The TheImportations Theimportations
Importations are In excess of whatmight what whatmight whntmight I
might have Deen expected and the out outlook outlook outlookerthecity ¬
lookerthecity look fpr tho city Is beyond the anticipa anticipations antlelpatlonloCthe anticipations ¬
tions tlonloCthe of the most enthusiastic citizen citizenSavannah citizenSavannah citizenSavanna
Savannah will continue to hold her herposition herposition herpOlltlon
position as a the leading seaport lea port city of ofGeorgia ofGeorgia ofGeorgia
Georgia and andmuch much pains are taken to tomaintain tomaintain tomaintain
maintain Its beauty and health ass assresidence as aaa aaaresidence a aresidence
residence city All In all Savannah Savannahwill Bav Savannahwill nlah nlahwill
will stand well at the front for sta stability stability ta tablllt7 ¬
bility with any of the cities along the theAtlantis tbeAtlantlo theAtlantic
Atlantis seaboardGovernor seaboard seaboardGovernor IeaboardGovernor
Governor Nepoleon B Broward re returned reo reotlJrned returned ¬
turned yesterday from a trip to Chica Chtesgo Chicago ¬
go tho Great Lakes and Hot Sprlncs Sprlncsand BPflnitland Sptinesand
and declares that he and his familyhad family familyhad familyhad
had a delightful tlmo and that the trip trippravtd trippro tripproved
proved pro ld most beneficial En route routehome routohome routehome
home the Governorand Oovernor and his family tamllrollu tamllrolluthat one onethat
that would tickle Roosevelt and II Apes Apeste Apostle Apoltie ¬
tie Dowle to death deatheven seven daughterstho daughters
tho youngest being only 1 years yearsold yearsold yearsold
old the eldest scarcely Icarcely16 16 are at the thoGrand tboGrand theGrand
Grand enroute home from a trip north northA
A sisterinlaw alsterin lawandhcr andhcr and her daughter are arealso arealo arealso
also In the party Governor Broward BrowardIs
Is 48 481earl years of age and his wife 85 85Florida IllSFlorida 85Florida
Florida II s prosperous with good cropsof crops cropsof Croplof
of of all kinds kindsaid said the Governor anddevelopments and anddevelopments anddeve10pmeDtl
developments and progressing in every everydirection everydlrectlonJackaonvlllo everydirectionJacksonvillo
dlrectlonJackaonvlllo direction Jacksonville Metropolis Metropoliso
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lag In City of Jaeftl JaeftlWe IlerIE IlerIEWe J t elt eltVfe
We hear no complaint of frost thee thesidays theeday thesedays
days daysMem
Mess V 0 Fusiell and Allan ttob toberts ttoberts Jtobertl
erts of this place mado Tampa a busl jutl jutlnell business buslness
ness ness call this week weekMr weekMr I IMr
Mr Dryant Hampton of AresHa I Ii II IIviliUnK isvisiting
i visiting his father this weekMlssesNannie week j jMisses I IlIlIes
Misses MlssesNannie Nannlo Bertlo and andFlunl andFlunlCoker Fannli trannteCoker FannliCoker
Coker went to Arcadia Friday nigh nightand nighand nighand
and ncompanled a crowd of of young younpeople youngpeople oung oungpeople
people out outlo to tho church festival at atOak Oa OaHill
11111 and reported a pleasant time timeMr time1I1r timeMr
Mr Arch Hampton after spending spendingseveral spendinseveral pendlngIveral
several days In tho wood I returned tc tcday te tedoy today >
day doy1IUI
Mils Mlchall Coker who received receivedsovere asevere a alevere
severe shock of lightning on the 20th 20thIs 2OtbII 30th 30thIs
Is rapidly r pldly Improving ImprovingThe
The Literary Literar 1 societ society 1 has been post postponed poltpaned Pe Peponed st ¬
poned until Friday night nightII
II P 1 PJolnsonmadeArcadiaa > Johnson made Arcadia a bust bustness busln0l8 bodnets
ness call todaylilies today todayMlis todarIIII
Mlis Carrie Parks Is visiting th thMisses tho thoMluel thoMisses
Misses Coker CokerMr CokerIr CokerMr
Mr Ir W A Stephens who hu beenvisiting been beeivisiting beenvillting
visiting friends and relative here returned re rtturned returned
turned to his homo In Ft McCoy las lasThursday Jut lutThurldoy JutThursday
Thursday accompanied by b T WCoker W WCoker V VCoker
Coker CokerMr CokerMrOran CokerMr
Mr MrOran Oran Baldwin tho prominent promtnenFish prominentFllh
Fish Branch teacher was w1181 In town thl thlweek this thlaweek thisweek
weeklilies week weekMiss
Miss 1 > lIs1 Nannlo Coker after af after r spending spendinga
a few days In Arcadia visiting friend friendand frlendaand friendsand
and relatives returned homo JfoncU JfoncUevening Monday Mondayevening Mondayevening
evening eveningtVeather eveningWeather eveningWeather
Weather seems gradually getting gettingcooler gettingcooler gettingcooler
cooler And we raise no objectionsSunday objections objectionsSunday obJ ctlonl ctlonlSunduy
Sunday School was well represent represented
ed hero Sunday Sunda from Btuwnvllle ownyUI Arcadia Ar Arcndla Arcadia
cadia and other places placesMr place1I1r placesMr
Mr HuttoDurrsnco Uutto HuttoDurraneemadeabrief Durrance made a brief call callat Callot callat
at the Gardner House Sunday BundsyCecil BundayCecil SundayCecil
Cecil Durrance after spending sav sovoral savoral ICVorlll
oral days with home folks at Lily am amfriends and andtrlenda andfriends
friends In Gardner returned to hi hiposition his hllpOlltlon hisposition
position as express messenger from fronLakeland tromLllkclnnd fromLakeland
Lakeland to Tltusvlllo TltusvllloMr
Mr J Harrisons sister Mrs ltr Carl Carlson Carllon Carlson ¬
son Is visiting here this week weekProf weeklrot weekIrof
Prof Chester Parker mode a flying flyinitrlpto 01iugtrip flyingtripto
trlpto trip to Owens SaturdayreturnlngSun SaturdayreturnlngSunday Saturday returnIng Sua Suaday
day dayMr
Mr lr Watson of Tampa was calling oV otrono 01 01one oVone
one of Gardner fair young ladle ladiesSunday ladleSunday WIleSuliday
Sunday SundayMr
Mr Ed Hendry of Arcadia Arc dll1 ban been beeivisiting beenvlaiUng beenvisiting
visiting his sister Mrs K Eo Fielder i ifew a atew afew
few days daysMiss dllYIMI dayslilies
Miss MI Melda Cline of NocaUc made madithe madetbe madethe
the Misses AIIlelCoken Cokes of this place aplciw aplciwant apleuant a plesa plesaantchltSaturdayreturning
antchltSaturdayreturning ant chll Saturday returning Monday MondayMessors MondayMeese loudsyMellerl
Messors Meese Walter Jessie and nova novaMlxello ROICOMlselle Boaaolt11xello
Mlxello of Nocateo mado their ret rettlves role reiatlvel roletires
tires of this place a pleasant call callBuo callSunday callBuoday Sun Sunday
day
Messes Will Scott Jack PerroU Ferroldand PerroUand Fenotdand
and Bryant McCorquodalo of Arcadia Arcadiawere Arcadiawere Aradiawere
were calling here Sunday SundayMiss SundayMiss
Miss Jessie J llle Carl Carlton ton made herparent herparenta
a pleasant call Fridaylire Friday FridayMrs Friday1I1ra
Mrs A M Coker made Arcadia i ibusiness a abullnell abusidees
business call SaturdayLittle Saturday SaturdayLittle SaturdayLittle
Little Miss Abble Carl Carlton ton of Zolfi Zolfiwas 7olfowal 7MUnwas
was visiting the little Misses 111 Coke CokeSunday CokerSullday Coker CokerSunday
Sunday SundayMiss SulldayIII SundayliluA
Miss III Vela Hay Ilayman Jaymln man after ftcilpending aftcispemdingIwo ftcilpendingtwo spendtnf spendtnftwo
two weeks with Mrs Lunn and a d Cokeiof Cokei ColterIItthll Cokerof
of IItthll this place returned to her home In InFt IaFt inFt
Ft Meade SundayWe Sunday SundayWe BundayWe
We are glad to say Mrs MeCorqna McCorgeodale MeCorqnadale 1fcCorquodale
dale after being III for several days daysImproving ts tsImproving IsImproving
Improving ImprovingMrs ImprovingMrs
Mrs Adns Ad na Mercer made Arcadia a sbusiness abUllne1 abusiness
business Trip MondayMr Monday MondayMr Mondar1I1r
Mr Henry Bullock of Arcadia was wasIn wuIn wasIn
In Gardner Tuesday TuesdayBy TueldayDyrefer TuesdayBy
By Dyrefer reference nce to chapter 4K 4001 > 7 p paR page R
101 of tho thoaetl acts of 1001 Laws of Flori Florida Florida Florida ¬
da It will be b noticed that an act forthe for forthe lortho
the protection of birds and their ncsU ncsUand nesllland nestsand
and eggs makes makealt it unlawful to MU MUbullbats kiltbullbata killbullbats
bullbats which nro aro being slaughtered slaughteredby
by tho hundreds In some lome seeliont seeliontWhat eeetlonaWbAt eeetionaWhat
What are considered garn game bird cn cnbo Callbokllled canho
bo bokllled killed In season but the butlbsts butlbstsarc builbatsare
arc not In this list and persons pcraonllrnuo pcraonllrnuolullt7 proven provenguilty pmveaguilty
guilty of their destruction are ro liable liableto
to a f fine lne of tb fi for each offence and anadditional an anadditional anadditional
additional fine of f5 II for each birdllvingordeadorpartofuFh bird birdliving bIniliving
llvingordeadorpartofuFh living or dead or part por of taph h bird blnlor blnlornelt birdornest or ornest
nest or or eggs possessed In violation of ofthis orthis ofthis
this act Bullbats are included In Inthll inthis n nths
this act ac and offenders olT nderl should take takewarning takewarnlngGalne takewarning
warnlngGalne warning Gainesville vI1l6 Sun SunOolar Sun SunColnr
Colnr 001 Bait a art 4t 4tf rt t tI t tI
I telf you what said Gotluuo Gotluuotcrto4nlne OotJuustcrtmnillf es estertdaing +
tcrto4nlne his wcatera cooatu levery leverythings erayao eTCIT eTCITthlna
thin things R e ao high hl tb tblble here WI Its almost alll Inpoe Inpoeklble I IJlbe
klble to ke kee keep < J a hoiiso boulOcolnc boulOcolncWell KOUUC KOUUCnVell
Well tell replied the Fsnsssi x xwlndl fee ftewinds feewinds
winds are ar so high out oar way 7 Wst It almost al almost aJmalt ¬
most impossible ImpOIIJ e to tokltf keep a IIODBB Jlo from IromJrIIPIIhlladelpbla ApogoingPhlladetphla fromBolng1
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In the he Criminal Court Tuesday b bCan begun be belIan
Can the he trial of Owen Loadholtz who whoIs 1 1echargedwitiscommiltlog
echargedwitiscommiltlog Is charged with committing the crlmo crlmoof crlrnoof orisnoof
of manslaughter manslaugbttrtho tho shooting and
kJlllngot killing of Miss Way Brown during the thetragedy tbetrBRedrln thetragedy I R
tragedy trBRedrln in the office of Justice P Farris Vlnlon Farrison rrv rrvon
on February 13 131000 1805 when there wasso wa waso was
so ranch shooting done by Mrs Bulk RutfFreeman
Freeman mother mothoroflfiss of Miss DrowlIlnd Brown and andLosdholtz 11 11Loedboltz eLoadholtz
Losdholtz The latter was w under ar arrest arreat arrest ¬
rest and rd was being preliminarily tried trlwton hltdon it l lon
on a charge of betrayal of f Miss Brown Brownthe Brotmthe Dro1nthe
the particulars of which were given glrenyesterday f1enJesterda 1 1yesterday
yesterday in the trial of Mrs fn Freeman Freemanfor Freemalifor i ifor
for assault with withlntent Intent to 0 murder Load Loadholts Loadbolta Loadholts
holts Size was walconvlcted convicted of otIJClrayt otIJClraytult sggravate sggravateasaultandamotioneniarcdtoranow sKRra ateit ateitauault
auault asaultandamotioneniarcdtoranow ult and a motion entered for a now nowtrial I Itrial
trial trialLoadholtz WI Ray RayLoadholtzigbetogdcfcndedbyJrZ
Loadholtz LoadholtzigbetogdcfcndedbyJrZ It bclagdcff b logdetnded nded by M X XJordan I 1r VI 1
Jordan and J II Christie and proud proudented pro prosecutest o P Peuted
cutest by b County Collntr80Jlcltor CountyfolidtorBryan Solicitor Bryan II nwT nwTF 1 It
F F Fw W v Pope The Jury jul today eonslstie eonslstieofOOWIngat eoaaletueof r
ofOOWIngat otOOWfugateJU of O C Wingate JM J It Wsnuley Inuley WV W T TW f > I
W W1Iowtlen V Ilowden J J Wilson l Kd A d Currie Curristand e eand
and D O CrewsYesterday Crews CrewsYesterday i
Yesterday In the trial oflirs at Mrs ra Free Freeman Freeman ¬ f
man very ery little trouble was uxperlenc oxpcriene oxpcrienecd 1 1
cd in obtaining a aJul jury Today how however however ¬ I Iever
ever It was quite differentasa different as a anum numbar num numb r rher
her b r of the he talesmen summoned ha haexpressed haffl hafflexprctsed
expressed an opinion as to the tragedy tragedy1O4O1IOLTZ tragedyLOADIOLTa raged1LOlUI10LTZ I
1O4O1IOLTZ TKLUI 011 III STOHV STOHVI areayLmadholtx 1 r rJdboltz
udholti I In n his statement drscrib drscribed > 1 1ed
ed the he scene the be position II uiOcrcovonwi uiOcrcovonwioccoplcd utiatoneoccupied ti a On6tI On6tIoccapled
occupied In the room otJuUw of JuiUea YurruK YurruKI Jriarr Jriarrwhere klnrtewhere
I where the shooting occurred lie Hesaktsr HesaktsrVewereallat aaidc aaidcWe aid aidVe
We Vewereallat Ve were all at Justice Farris court courtroom coorzNODI f froom
room on on February ebrual 131906 13 1905 wlicro at attrial atdal sstrial
trial was w going on Mr H Mrs Freeman FrffmsuaOle x xarose i iarose
arose Ole out of her seal lel and came towards towardsmorapldly towaretsI1Icrapldlyand8 > j jmenpidlyandsstdsOwcnlaadholtr
morapldly I1Icrapldlyand8 menpidlyandsstdsOwcnlaadholtr and mid IdOweDLoadboh Owen Loadboltc Loadboltcwith I
with Ith a pistol plltalln In her hand J was JotfC JotfCIn juwtha I IIn k
In the act of getting up oat of my eh chair ehairand chairand fcr fcrand
and was waaln In a stooping position I think thinkmy thinkm1 t tmy
my face was turned coward oA Jostle JostleFarris g gFerris j jFurll
Farris desk where I was going f going lng to uk tsfchim ukhim ukhim
him or my attorney Mr Jordan lordanque CLM CLMqneslion anqussuon
qneslion que t1on My face was w turned uroft that thatway Ihll1way thatway
way the witness indicating with hf hfhand hihaudwhen his hishead
hand haudwhen when Mrs Fre Freeman msa avid d Onen OaerhLoadholtx OnenLojidholtx OonLoJ
Lojidholtx LoJ Iholta I ducked my bead when 2 2saw l luw r rsaw
saw trIO pistol plltolln In her hand and there tberttrs therInl i iens
trs then a flash and a report I palled palledmy pqJltdmuan pulledmygunand
mygunand my muan gun and fired flredI t dont don know bavc bavcmany hMcmsny hovtmany
many tmes timesandldontknawwtsetbex 1m sndldontknowwlietber sndldontknowwlietberor r1 r1or j jor
or not she had ralle f llc sn umaebaAy umaebaAycaoght aemabndyrcaught bodp bodpCAnght
caught me from txhlndstnl behhuf and wbtlo wbtlostruggling wbliCatruggllnr I Istruggling
struggling with the own holding mo ft t tdont tdont t 1 1another
dont know who he waJumt was w there thereanother W1iI W1iIauother t
another report rcpor of a pistol duebarrtrfl duebarrtrflat dta p pat
at my m back when some oaeuidLook oaeuidLookout onescid Loot Lootout I IOIlt
out Loadholtz I dec d nb last who whostd nb nbsaid wbtoAid
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