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Saturday GHVH GHVHSaturday December Deccmber30 tpf E 30 o905 1905 d f THE SUN d f EDITO E D I T 0 ti I
dot 1I + 1 i Lamar amar DiJEx Dtd ExdUiy ttlg 1 Right RightWo i I
r Wo have had a choice selection of nowj nC o 8 JAnd and nd comment on the LanmrWll Lanlar WIl
y linins
row in the National House of It
Representatives for our mental grazing
and wo have absorbed about all the
facts in the case and the comments thereon
Wo are fully aware of the fact that
tllatoqr oijr opinion of John Sharp Williams s
will not have any effect on the political fortunes of Congressman Williams and
would have kept koptit it screened from the
public gazo if the tberemarkable remarkable perform ¬
antes of the gentleman had not reached re chedlcross across the Florida border and
TOUCHED OUOHEDTHE THE PEOPLE OF FLORIDA through thr ugh ono of oftlacir their servants now
doing duty in
Congress CongressBecause I IlJccumH mIhieiuse
fft i
Because he has done this we now glee gt If utterance to the opinion we woo
° o formed sometime ago and pronounce tho gentleman from Mississippi an in ¬
competent leader a compromising easy going power worshiping Democrat
and an a small biased unjust man ruanlIe manHo manHe
He stood convicted of all
three
counts in our indictment against him
when ho loft Mr Lamar and Mr Shacklcford off tho Interstate Commerce
Committee because these two gentlemen en did not t agree with him last session
on tho rate regulation question questionMr
Mr r Williams showed his astn tn
incompetency as a leader by committing so impo ¬
litic an act as this open and flagrant insult to two of tho small minority ho has
undertaken to lead to the accomplishment of
good to the country through tho
adoption of Democratic principles principlesIt
It is tin unwise leader who chastises his IaiJ soldiers when the enemy is so
much stronger in numbers and tho fight ist is just about to begin When
Napoleon took command of tho army of Italy Italyl lie tlO o did not find fault with a single
man for his ragged appearance or his breaches brenel c8 of discipline Ho overlooked
their faults and kindled their enthusiasm cnthuBiuambYJJointing by bypointing pointing to the fertile plains of
Italy and nn them the1 thcifeast
inviting to tho feast feastNapoleon fl flNupolcon
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Napoleon lead HIS MINORITY to
glorious victory and enormous heaps of
spoils taken from the enemy
Williams Juts lead h nd IUSMINORI1Y HIS MINORITY to defeat and has seen THEM DES ¬
OILED by the victorious enemy enemyTho enemyrhe enemyIlto
i
Tho minority lender has severaltimes several times jshown iBll sliotvn n himself a compromising
easygoing powerworshiping power worslliping Democrat DemocratIn j jIn
In Ute last Democratic national conventiorfjio was found in the ranks and
was mouthpiece for the Ilelmont BolmontRyanMcCarrdn Ryan McCarrtln n Wall Street brand of Democ ¬
I racy that saddled the placid colorless leurJ learned ed ono of Esopus on tho Demo ¬
cratic host that needed a Saul not a Daniel to lend them against the foe
In the last Congress COJ gtess Mr Williams exhibited his right to tho title of com ¬
promising easygoing eaH ea13yg hroing Ing powerworshiping lOwerwo 8hiling Democrat when ho HO complacently
r fell into the net that hit
Republican friends
spread for him on the tariff reform
question and the rate regulation question questionTho
The Mississippi Miss tulipIi statesman rend his title clear to the charge we bring
r against him at a 1 small biased unjust inun man in his action against Messrs Lamar Lamarand IJlulUlrlUul
and Shackleford ShacklefordIt
It was W H small l because ho used the power Vested in him by his party to pun ¬
r ish two ofjiia of his party whoso vhosevioWH views WERE tfOT I O1 HIS VIEWS on a matter of ofparty ofpnrty
party policy policyIt
It was biased because ho was unable to see morit in the view taken by
Lamar and Shackleford on the rate regulation question when Ium that view wasnot was wasnot wusnot
not his viow although tho view of Lamar JJ n1nr and Shackleford HAS BECOME THE
VIEW OF A MAJORITY OF CONGRESSMEN CONGRESSMENTho
x The 110 action was unjust because Mr Williams accused tho two gcntlemon gcntlemonof
r of breaking the rule of a Democratic Del11ocrnticcIUlcuS caucus when Mr Lamar proved clearly
that NO NOOAUOUS CAUCUS HAD BEEN DBI N CALLED QN THE Ill KATE REGULATION Rl
QUESTION QU SION when tho rule was made On tho contrary tho meeting g was held
f for tho purpose of considering a matter personal to Mr Williams VillintUsthe the question questionof
of his resignation of his leadership leadershipMr
p
Mr Lamar DID PERFECTLY PEIUI TLY RIGHT TO PROTEST against the unjust unjustaction unjuHtIwtion unjustatmtien
action of this discredited leader and the proper time to do it was the VERY VERYFIRST VERYl VERYFIRST
FIRST l TIME HE HAD A CHANCE CHANCEAa
As to tho Williams remark that Democratic dirty linen should not bo bewttHhed bowashed boWUHhc
washed in presence of Republicans Ropublicnnsthis this cornea under the head of bu buncomb buncomband buncomband ncomb ncomband
and belongs on tho list of highsounding high souid ng but cheap che p claptrap used by persons personsSHORT lersonsSnOUl personsSIIOItT
SHORT ON LOGIC AND LONG ON WIND WINDIf WINDIf
If tho immaculate shirt front of Dpmocracy Din ocraey was soiled Mr Williams wasthe was wastho wastho
tho man who put the dirt on it and being soiled let us not be too particular particularabout pnrticularabout particularabout
about tho place laco of tho cleansing lets 1o h bo sure that tho washing is done donePROMPTLY done1PROMlTLY donePROMPTLY
PROMPTLY AND WELL WELLSomo WELLSomo r rSome
Somo of Mr Lanmrs critics cr tics have hurled the terrible accusation against againsthim againstIlim againsthim
him that he was thrusting himself into the limelight Well THATS WHATWE WHAT WHATWE WHATWE
WE PAY HIM FOR FORTho FORTho FORThe
Tho calcium glare is a good thing to turn on Congressmen and when it itshows Itsl1oWlthom itshone
shows sl1oWlthom them FIGHTING FOR A POSITION ON AN IMPORTANT COMMIT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE COMMITSTEE
TEE WHERE THEY CAN DO GOOD SERVICE FOR THE PEOPLE PEOP E THEY THEYREPRESENT TH THEYREPRESENT Y YREPRESENT
REPRESENT as did Mr Lamar lucky htc y is the State that has a t limelightlovingservant limelightloving limehghtlovmgt
t servant aorvantSee servantSee
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Thanks forthe for the Buckman Law LawIt LCl 1 A
It will only be sometime hence when the utility practicability benefits and andgood andgood 1 1goodcommollsoJls6
good goodcommollsoJls6 commonsense commonBonso of Harry H Buckmanfl school bill will bo fully understood understoodand umlerijtoound
and comprehended by the masses for unfortunately a good measure such na nahis RSIlis
his isis is is slow to bo accepted and assimilated by the public publicHard publicHard publicHard
Hard has been tho fight as to the constitutionality of his bill by which till thoState tillStut timeState
State colleges arc consolidated cOIUIOli ated but Mr Buckman when he framed that bill billknow M billknew I Iknow
know exactly what ho was about and that the bill would stand the test and live liveIt liveIt t
It is again a case of tho survival of the fittest fittestIt
It was a signal triumph that the bill passed By far greater is the tri triumph trumpb triumph ¬
umph of its passage through the courts and nn its acceptance on the ground that thatit 4 J Jit
it is constitutional isconatitutionalNow constitutionalNow
Now that the bill has become a law its opponents will know that their theirwrath tJl ir j jwruth Iwrath
wrath and abundant indignation availed not and they will have time to grad gradually gradul1l1y gradually ¬
ually absorb this bills good points oints and IIn rejoice ovor this measure measureIt
It is a measure of COMPLETENESS FULLNESS I AND WHOLESOME WHOLESOMENESS WHOLESOMENESS
NESS NESSIt
It is a measure which means CONCENTRATION ION the establishment of a auniversity auniversity auniversity
university in its true and full House sen e the uniformity of grades in every county countyof
of the State StateIn StateIn
In 1 1 addition to this it eliminates the worry care excitement and frictioncaused friction frictioncaused frictioncuuscd
caused by local and lid sectional bickerings and disagreements It SAVES SAVESMONEY SAVESMONEY SAVESMONEY I
MONEY FOR I OU THE STATE OF FLORIDA l J for it has brought about radical radicalchanges radicalehoJ radicalclarigos
changes ehoJ gJa by a saving to the taxpayer taxpayerIts I
Its greatest benefit will be the concentration of tho funds of the State I
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upon 1 a system of higher education In this direction alone aside from all I
otherbenefits Florida lori < 111 will feel the greatest beneficial results as the youth of 1 1
tho various vt iouB counties the
reap advantages which this bill brings to them j
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Especially will the public free school system of Florida show a healthy
improvement and nnt a higher standard for the Buckmun bill assures the public i
school system that care and attention in the future which it has ms been
in the past pastLocal pastLocal mst mstIAOcnl wanting
Local feelings and interests in certain towns of the State which
will
feel what their enthusiasts have termed Ha a hardblow Janrd blow to our local I
nity will soon rally from the seeming sC < ming shock The citizens will find that commu time ¬
will heal that wound woundbe bo it a deep one or only a scar Bcaranti and they will rejoice
in their enforced surrender of their institutions the
quicker they realize and
understand the vast benefits IN GENERAL which will
accrue to the entire
State Then too will they be in a thankful spirit for WHAT THEY HAVE IIA VE
HAD HADThe
The very condition of things demanded a L Buckman bill Tho condition has I
been met and tho results of the new order of things will
soon and ever after afterward afterward ¬
ward prove and be acknowledged as for the very best for all concerned in tho
vast and important field of education in Florida FloridaFormerPresident FloridaI FloridaFormerPresident
FormerPresident I Richard A of
McCurdy the Mutual Life Insurance Insurancecompany
company has developed a bad cough so his physician It
says cannot be more moresorious moreserious
serious than tho coughup cough up spell he recently had when he gave up that big fat
job as president of tho Mutual Life L o

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