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4, 1 gnat 'B11 B B Q IE ffl l "1 J1' N" M.MHSOX. l'L., FJilDAY. Al'lill. -ti. 1 H I J ;.. 1.. j ' ..;i;,.;HT To Vi.TK .,.; nr ,,n. , .K.,. Imss-;sm,)xs ,NI TIIK INTIMUITV iF Till: V. W.luT siluri.h n."''KI! Y I A IM..K) " frit I 'ri fl.j initial ..ii' J . . ..: V'''. A t J ' 'I ' t J t v ,4 , ,V f V VI ' .Mm.: s n V. K I j " s 1 v April 3d. 1912 ( Jinan! met promptly at )" a. I m. Full iiMnnl pr'SMit. M :n'.it's nf hist m'i..'ti!iy p-ii'l inn! iipprov-j .Mr. I.a!!ii'nii (imi'ti il tli;il , In1 hU'l i!i(-'tiat'( Sflmnl llfni.- iUl'!. til)' sitnic n-f(l .(? a new roc.t the I'diitraet for thU n which -,va i.pprov-i Pi. iry mat .! l-t I.', av'.' and ivclamation of the'MnuteS School Board swamp ami overflowed lands, purchasers of unreclaimed lands should he fully adviseil at the time and should not lie sold to prospective settlers until the ... I i t .same nave nec-n made perma nently inhahitable and tillable. I The oMahlishnii nt of an in I formation hureau for the nir- pose of developing iinpai'tially ail sections of the state. Florida I possesses a vast territory of in ihahiiahle land-. distriinited Ihroitelioiit the state a:,d I he. liee it should estahlisll and ; 1 lerinine to have an inunivrii'.inii ! hurt an that will aid and a.-.-ist all i sections lur the devclopirn nl and ,;,s f,,, I ; ' ' "I" ' "' 1 Wr .should lend o':r eifojts im partially to all sections a: d pro- y . ! tccl e er.V honeM investor alii! j;,;,. .v;;;;7 setih-r hy providinj.1' that t.e y -"ur ,.,,...); j ceives w hat is reprc-eiiti I when ;in;,.n sol! p( hiin. ' Th(. ! Ninth. Tiie orvaniza: ion oi' a ,,f Home UNDERWOOD 74 E ONLY SOUTHERNER. It la LrdBr...ccd c' A'aba-.i nnil tv ten of v .'ise;, IU''l"n , oik II 'III.', f:...- I he ., l . i iO; : Tile appro (( l.amnvin- Tiie Oakland ordered wai" :-clloo liutidir.-.' ed: W. F. s an.! . :.: Fee h; . ,' Mr. Whiti was ordered 'el) Mi I F L'llOO Fhe f Foil of '.'. ere lj, tZI. N I Ki it r.. .'i.hiii I nliLTi II,. i. . ,., . I . r i-!i . VV. II i v'.l I II.. r. ,i i I n.l.'l W ll'MH ;il!lin !"ll ;.-i .f .. r.,,i - I, .in ...jiiv- v. ; I, Lm.ier - awarded ' .- mi .1 t. lis ScllOo U for . luildin Slate Tax lvpialixation P.oard t-V th-:i opened: W. K. Mir, which taxes of the people ..hall y. ('. .r;n,., j;; iUM he unifoi'niiy rejnilat"d and the i .,),., o.-,o Conti-ict w-s COL. CROMWELL GIBBONS, i'A ND1DATK I'oR GOVERNOR OF FLORIDA ; state shall receive justly its ! pro)jcr returns from all propertv 1 holders. Tt-nlh. Amendment of the election laws o! We should provide' for a more thorough publicity of; , primary !the state. 'el :on V.'ep' , vlll. I 1 I. J I. - award '. Sloan I'.e (on- a suit-. able site ran he sec.ired for building near Mt. Har.'b and re port at next meetintr. ! Settlement was hail with : ed to I). I). Fanier. M was ordered to invest i;: ditions and a.-certain if nut 'A, . I... ili'lv . ti'inl Iiil' mi i: 1 tlf llli'X'.'ll'r:! '. Hl'i.ll rlni i.-. 1 .... 'It I '. 1... iht! j... .f.ini!-. I- j .'.' I .mi :; Mi.' . .11 iil:ii-i.i i;. ' ! i-i 111.!. B 'I CI"" 'l.i ,.i I I i.'.-.ilthl l. -:iim.'. -p. ..rii,.,,. , .1,1 - Is . l lie -l '. Tht votti-3 of Florida art call ed upon to decide many grave ((utstions at the spring prima nes. It is my desire that every mtin shall know how I stand on Itebe issues. I hope I shall be able to address gatherings in all the principal communities Those whom I cannot reach personally must be touched through the columns of the local newspapers. Those whom I will meet per Konally will be in better position Ij jude for themselves from taiviiH read and considered my platform. With this in view, 1 lave prepared a short synopsis of fie sixteen cardinal reforms and I rinciples embodied in my plat form for publication in every newspaper in the state. I ask the people of Florida to make me their governor as the measure of their approval of my stand on these measures. PLATFORM. First. Extended and increas ed powers of the Railroad Com mission, which will ir.sure the utmost rights for the shippers and which will guarantee proper Md equitable rates. Second. The Convict Lease system of Florida is a brutaliz ing oie. I am in favor of its abolishment and the placing of the convicts on the public high ways of the state. Florida needs ttore good roads and I believe j "at they can best be secured by working our convicts thereon; also, the state has no right to profit by the misfortunes of its citizens. The actual labor to maintain the support of the con yict is all the state is entitled. Any profit should be set aside for the benefit of the family of the convict; because we should Punish the criminal is no reason hy his family should suffer. On the contrary, they should be pro jected and supported by the la tor of the convict and thus the tate will be relieved of the poB-j ibility of the family being a public charge. Third. To t-r:ab)ish the rul '8 of t!ie peopit tno to meet conditions that confront us to day, I am in favor of the initi ative, referendum and recall. The initiative means that the people shall, by petition or oth erwise, make their desires known to the law-making bodies. The referendum means that all laws passed by the law-making bodies shall be referred direct to the people before they become operative. At an election called for that urpose the people can vote for or against laws passed by their representative and a majority vote for or against a law adopts it or rejects it. ThJ recall means that at any election, .special or regular, the Deoule may. by ballot, determine whether or not a public servant whose term has not expired is still acceptable to them, ami a majority vote for or against him determine whether or not that eprviint .shnll stav. in office or be recalled. Fourth. I favor additional laws for the control of the trusts. Fifth. There should be string ent laws governing all corpor ations authorized to do business in Florida, thus protecting pur chasers of securities offered by such corporations. Sixth norma nas suimeu irrefttlv through the operations of irresponsible land companies. I, therefore, favor strict laws governing land and colonization companies in order to protect alike the investors and settlers and the reliable dealers. Seventh. The drainage of the lands known as the Everglades by the state on a safe, scientific and business basis that will in sure drainage and reclamation, and that the same shall be drain ed and saved for its people, and not permitted to go into the hands of speculators. If the state is to be responsible for the drain- ; campaign contributions and ex- treasurer and i.ll.l.ills raid. Hoard penditures, and regulate and lim-1 adjourned. .. McLkuIj. Chair. j it the amount that legally shall q Fei.der, Sec i be expended by candidates for' . office, state and county, and fori what purpose said expenditures shall be authorized. Eleventh. Legislation that j will improve and extend our free public school system, providing every opportunity throughout I the state for the education of our children. Twelfth. Continuation of lo- ical option and a strict enforce- txfhMnn,Kfy ment in every county of the lo ' Tiwnsenj. bii! $ 77 . . .' I v.. oi'tM o.n.i:,.. lbu.-l. ca ootion aws ot tne state ' " UNA NCI A I. STATF.M ENT. APKIL 3 1912 mmxipts: April I. S. J. Ellison, Co. l-vy $24 IX. 2. polls Jii2:t H2 April I. S. J. Ellimin, Cro-iivillf siilj-distrWt "76 U.1 Auil I, S. J. Ellisini, SirniHiik Hi suli-dlstrict. TutHl V147 II 50 Thirteenth. The increased ef ficiency of the National 'juard and Naval Militias of Florida by state and municipal aid. Fourteenth. Legislation ex- tending and increasing the pow ers of municipal and county gov ernments, thus giving the people absolutely home government. Fifteenth. The conservation of our natural resources under the control of the state. Sixteenth. A conservative and progressive business admin istration of the state, giving complete publicity at all times of its affairs. These declarations cover the issues which are of most interest and importance to our people at this time. My record as a pub lic servant should be sufficient to insure the justice and wisdom of my stand on any question of im portance which shall arise later. I have always and consistently been on the side of the people, as a whole, as my record will show. I stand for a conserva tive, business administration of the affairs of the state of Flori da. If elected, I shall undertake to perform my part of a great work as thoroughly and patiently as if engaged in the management of a vast business enterprise of my own. Under such an adminis tration Florida should move rap idly forward in all lines of progress and tha full measures of prosperity, which our diver sified resources promise, should be realized. Cromwell Gibbons. 2"t I'll Huttif- Willhiiii- A r I i n . :., mi 4n mi ' 7n (in : 47") no I 411 (III 12 50 r.- (hi 411 110 40 (10 45 (III 45 (HI 40 00 45 (III :15 0(1 35 00 40 HO 40 00 25 DO 12 50 40 00 inn No. I:l!l. Mm. tfUL'llillli Nn. llilll. .JoM',hiii- teacliing N. IU41. J. W. WliM'Icr, ,unii No. Ki4:). W. B Cult-, tforliinn No. KI40. Mrs. R. W. Cruy. iciu'liinil No. Hi IK. K. 0. Wilson, t,-u( IiiiiC No. 1 !!. H. C. Hurr, teei hini! No. lii.'O. Belle Flowers, teacliinij No. 1651. Mabel Cooksey, teacliinij No. 1652. T. W. Sweat, leacliintl No. 1053. W. D. Gray, teaching; No. 1654. Mrs. Mattel Mi Mullen. teacliintt No. 1655. W. N. Blair, teaching No. 1656. Nita Law, teaihinti No. 1657. Mamie Morrow, tiai h- ilt No. 1658. Eva Caulk, leachiml No. 165!). J. H. Tuten, teachint! No. 1660. Mary Murphy, teachint! Nit. 1661. Geo. W. Hill, teaching No. 1662. J. D. Moore, teaching No. 1663. Lillian Burnett.teucliinti 25 00 No. 1664. R. H. Houston, teach inii 25 00 No. 1665. E. L Alexander, teaching No. 1666. R. M. Alexander, tchintl. Nit. 1667. Nniiie Harrison, teach ing No. I66N. Karl Kluns & Compa ny, rithher hands No. 16110. Enterprise-Re c r (I e r, printing No. IK70. Citizens' Bunk, interest No. 1671. T. Z. Martin, recording No. 1672. .1. T. Gniney. work on desks No. 1673. W. M Goodman, wmd No. 1674. W. C. Luptr, wood No. 1675. J. H. LmtinKiris, hoard member No. 1676. Z. M. McLend, hoard member, No. 1677. S. H. SUian.lKj.ird mem ber No. 167H. American Seating Co . blackboards No. 1679. W. B. Cate, wood end janitor No. 1680. Livingston t Morrow, UNDERWOOD AND THE ISSUES PLAIN WORDS ON BIO QUESTIONS. Kswni. In. f-orn interview v,f Oscar W. ''nderwoml. reported In phi IT onevjxinitence of the New Vork World, editorial ftrr ti II'','. 3. llli "There Iiim licit no attemtit un the part of the mnnitfiirttir el's to (five blxir lt shnrn of the lieiti-ntH diTl ' i' l fniin I lie tin ;?. Thev luiv.. tVi.'il nil Ihe pronm.'' "To proli','' tert hii.tlicij.ri,', hue r;ti ii, -r TV' try." .11 I to pro ', I , -lr.j,,i:ii ili'M'l.ip III, Im "I tin f.T ,, '. t Hi., tiirirr !H I'V lal.itii: - MT Hie top ,.f the 'Mill r:,' , . ,y ,,-ni. mil utr the sv tit the hot I, .III." "The ;i".i, tin' l.',.ii;lil. I,ll lint ke;,' ;.,-'t f:t it n ;n 'i.'ii'ly I,,-, ao-e it ' 'l il 'l I Ijelll." "If It i!li '""'in:'!! n.'ti i en fiineil a . " Oi'iial siatnie It U an I'ltli'leti' '.''riinii'iit f.r ,re v -ti I j i tf mid 'ni'ii-liins nioit'ipoly a ml re!r.'i,t ,T innle." 26 llll 25 00 20 Oil Notice. Commencing on May 1st, the un dersigned Banks will open for busi ness nt 8:00 o'clock A. M and flow nt 3:00 P. M. First National Bavk Or Mauisov Citizens Bank Ok Madison insurance No. IBM. Mark & Sheftall. plans No. 1KK2. W. C. Arline. work on desks , No. 16N3. W, W. Corh"tt. work un IH (i3 i desks. h" ri j No. HiHI. ,1. R. Wilson, wood M 110 No. IfiN."). P,l,p W('l)l). wind lo. iiinu. w. it. ri'r.-ott. repairs No. HiK7. H. I.ovett. repairs I No. 16HN. Pinetta Supply Co.. incidi'iilals No. KihH. G. W. Teildcr, sahu v No, 1(!!)0. .1. W. Davis, treasurer No. 1693. Hudson Jarm.in. tchm!. No, 33. Pinett.i Drug Co., honks 75 12 00, I i oo ; 17 (i0 7 (Ki 4 Ml 44 39 21 75 .')." no is Su N 00 I IKi I 5u 70 (10 11 III 71 Mill cf' 7 ill !l.i 1)0 6 25 Total $3035 75 I certify that the report is true and err- j reel, to the best of my knowledge and ht 13 50 lief. Z. M. McLeob. Chair. Attest G. W. Tedder, Secv.