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report of the Joint J t Co eo1I3 Cancmiuion aais ion oa created by th thtslature the L Litslatnre Leg Legia1ature
tslature of f 1907 to invet itivwrtig i11 < tt die i act 1 1frouti M tkdirjpt tkdirjptIt I IaT
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10 10131s to tli t peojdc of ofport f d J to o Qf wtu < t t4 JailC JailCport s spout
port the t1IeetJIIr tb tftter poWfe pi poWfepublk 1 n tII6t144 tII6t144public t iwr l 1 1id
public servants touching touchingthereto Il and ttn ttnh ttniU a ahereto id re1ntfh re1ntfhX re1ntfhMy
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My reading iU of ftlle the re reCorS or andcOgiisHtocc andc d is tcct of ofts t teta the thects l
eta ts of the irui Ti ttlWsi tnfcbfcs ibles 18 TOE 1 It1D IP say iniatration tfart tfee t5teDiatratid
Diatratid d Governor JIQI N B Bras Bwwiu4lembevcft aw beembed be I Iemembelll
lembevcft asr oat oatf df < tf stti siidi w 6 grestiWtlke fnitii ii iiile pee peeIe peole
ile in bit hiacoaduct ooodnct of tl the thegreAt great work ofe of l le rtclai wi g gle
le e Everglades thatlai thatlaiudpleat that his mist mistakes aate aod errtrt errtrtjudgment 1 1udgment
judgment will be f fargtaat fargtaatWith i aMbg aMbgWith aa4 aa4With
With a Be ietJiuJsMBJsjBjsthnt th i ig < < kiiiii dnrtrt dd daunt dautJth dauntth
MMS W > ViM vWHI tv PjHpH I Hip P wi S pHW S k j jith
th a courage that t at no a calumny eal 81uy con coold sake i ake with withwidmthat witfQei witkfaz
fQei fQei1ritIa faz tts widmthat woia t list Q4Citkimcoii Q4Citkimcoiiwttfc v Itciai eoi 14 ocijrs ocijrsW
wttfc W dui an t cntitt niiec0utte < ttfity i tY1h th tut t tq < t < tnel cle cleGovenor i II IIcoaK
coaK coaKGovenor c0utteGovenor
Govenor BtoWtttd pushed the work of drainagewhich drainage drainagewhich rainaaehidt
which he tad started to the end that it will willto u g f om ofto omrto
to completion and become the grandest uclat publicwork public publkwork publick
work k ever done by byy any state in the history of the tideworldrestoring tileworW theworld
world worldrestoring restoring a principality larger than two twowhole twowhole twowhole
whole states and riekertmsati rieJIer rie e 4 ie ieI > 1 Assi swIlHtes ltE ltEley tk tkIky
Iky IkyI ley leyI
I am also enabled to say that W S Jennings as asGovernor uG aufir
Governor G ftrDor performed greatly for the beG benefit t of the thteState tbeState theate
State ate when hen he STOPPED deeding lands 1 to railroads rail railroads railICla ¬
roads having ham Ijjjgltfrye e grurts art I IgNrt to sell sellsad aelltile sellthe
tile Ia sad i for the peoples benefit be e6t II he bad listthis not notthi JI t tthit
thi this there would o t have bsea bse nlaeaai laM lest Is for tarBroward lorBroward forBroward
Broward to drain drainI
I am also enabled to toy say tbat the other Trustees Trusteesft Tnt
tetti ePimg t with Jtmntff je 4 ad od Brwai Brwirwd gave their theirvotat theirtW theirv
v votat tW tW cdtiftMl a t t air IparltotieaUy totioaUy to the thethe thert4lt theL
rt4lt p a patpo the two Governors G9verD0nr GovernorsFormerl G9verD0nWSJeuaiu18
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Mcity f pit pm to W > Si S Jennings out of of f pub pubi pubSalary pubes Pub8e4Qjpt pubest
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LAI As Gebe irk Apttt g nt Bonus B < mu 500000 500000A 00000A
A As AgenU 4r gents ta i and Cowsel sel w Expense J24 323426 323426Lawyer J3 26 26lawyer
0 lawyer im Drainage Suits 500000 MOOOOI
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l Tot Tbttdto TotAl n 1907 0 00 1623426 1623426paid 3426 3426plid
I Melr paid to W S Jennings out of public publicO
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AI 11 O Couasel > tt scl Salary 1500000 B 00000 540000Aft 00000General
Aft Ge General ieral Agent Salary 500000 500000Agent 500000A
A At Nia1 Agent Commission 7140 7140X 7140Xand 714000hi O OAm
hi AIeIt and Counsel Expenses 3719 3719J 371 95
t1751195tD 1751195 4351195rcal 1751195in
in 1907 11623426 11623426total 1623426Total
total in 1908 qi1r 1751195 1751195Ornd 1751195Otd1Jta1 1751L95Qr9etd
Ornd Otd1Jta1 read 2 year337462I year337462IWhoie yean 3374621 3374621Wnole 3314 21 21Whole
Whole amount of money paid to W WS S Jennings Jenningsaiace JeaningsRuce Jenningsii
aiace ii e bit term as Governor expired up to 1909 1909Q I909wp43795O1
14319501 wp43795O1rise
Q rise e spelt f a aiiasa Md MM t this is iii the aeeepted IP IPW w y yso lo heni heniFe bgdtRIat
W RIat r PMsa1 Fe os e althaais Isbaasssrd 1 taj 1M i HSHM > Oiarh 0 0tn el elserris t taiMN
tn aiMN serris ea il iW est U 8 itt ittwi eesaalttes eesaalttespg ee eeinsiisstailoa
pg wi N insiisstailoa Aw H the tb luag D el 01I a price s ioe fer ferUs assn assnI
I MshJ Us e Welt tees u f bpnsd b p a d for f or MUlesseai Th TIleWore Tbbsfow ThWore
Wore iW oesassiu oosasitiaa 01 < 1it WM at MbJ what prioe 0 > e ee IsE IsEM
M e < eredu > aeulsr bj the go go4rnaHt rome t tUM IWIlIer IWIlIer0IIuII SssistorCbadi
0IIuII i11 of UM Lb in 1 ao Kha > NtMtibl stible copper ooPI allies MI awl bf virtne virtneof irtuof rt
of whiah many times ti a millionairs millionaireobjoted objseted to 0 the tb price of ofone 01per ofoats
one doily per ass a as rropsdiapbssisiag ros r aad esB hasisiog Us otyeotiea oltjMt by bya bJeI
a eI dsyg esuigiofiveooedeJUrssiseteibenaod too owe gin one dolar si aez tINt and tUli tMiwOtU for all the theJa aMP tbittad
Ja dafasjd ttad vnU hip ohewk at osjee o s 8eaais > r PetiM P looked lookedat 1011 1011ao
at hiss is of0sj saoaihed ao aetoniehnisni ssyiag why spit BNMfw spitgas
gas fw know ovw lMss ese is a U1UQ aiD sod a half aefas II el f those thoseTee tMMII tbs tbsIsadt
Isadt II Tee r said id Senator Clark that IIa is a about what bat I
make it IL > > And you will give ive one on dollar do Jar an acre and GIVE GIVEA
A CHECK RIGHT NOW Saidtie did 4 4e e yetemn senator uI uIwll1 I Iwill Iwill
will said the Montana millionaire Senator Why Wb good goodLord goodLorct goodLor4
Lord man 8 I did not know there was so much money mODe in the thewerWrexcMmed tb tbjxolsimed be bewrit
werWrexcMmed writ jxolsimed txelahaeel old man Pettas PettasI
I atnmniiriea of this i dory when ben I examine exam the tit report NfWttlp wf wftt etrpibiM
lp rpibiM iM tto niutos I tt e toinreeUfeto to the t tituAew t of tlllta tllltaIs tom U in internai Istarnal
ternai Is improvement Iprov b fund and the minutes mina of the tmefsns tmefsnsorfeti tra9lsser 1111 1111the
orfeti er t + tt g the th last loir qtr qtrYre qortrey years yearsTrem
trey Yre b the 11 time he b ber r went ft out o of f office 0 ooe as governor in i Jan Janitf J JTtWf Jswltd
TtWf ltd to jh JAnwary ifliq 1909 a period ofUss oflethan than four loarOtnor years yearsWflftatn y
f nuerGote11aor Otnor Wflftatn Sherman 8htr DJlI Jennings JeD11I1 received the t tS themaggiolesi
maggiolesi S eub of 48795Ot 8t 79601 16 01 tint of the public pttbUI1t fends f nd of tIN litestate tINtate thespate
state of f Flortda FlortdaIt lorlLXL 4 4h
It is irot ot gtYsn Jfft to many of asfosrts4nly NII not to many 1 Florida FloridaCaltJ FlorMaditinsnatto a abitias
ditinsnatto CaltJ bitias sto to get hold holdr of that tbatnarsoli at mnoh money at as a fr Cra fruit U of the th la lahors Iabon isboys
hors of a quarter aaner of a century eVen tnD when all of ones ODe tune is isdetotad Isdeiotad
detotad 0 to the work in bandYet band handYet bandYet
Yet daring tl l the thhu time the former to governor was wsi receivingthe receiving tln tlnpri
the priabtty pri prIEi Iy Mi end d of tOrt Aac tea thoesand dotlars tlOUh ou tt a ayes aIIle atar
yes + tar he feQd dais time to 0 attend to tneir sir bnelttate bath inoMiSg InobMI InobMIiee i a ayear aywr
year as vies iee president bt of atlttlMD b tUion dollar hanhing luldn iostiUMton iostiUMtonwith 1 1wltl
with salary 7 OQmmeasrW o 09 mmej serate to his II reaponsibiiity one area of lie tbereoqswis thereonieers liereopie
reoqswis n of anolhsjr ane4 mr bsnkiag 1DIU inskitatioo spoanlator in inreal I Ihtbowtll1 Is3Minoa
3Minoa htbowtll1 Pille real realtat estate attorney ora in active practice la the theFlorida thefInda Hrlerlc1a
Florida metropolis candidate oaDa Tot oe member of the national aatllIMaooraio nationalDemocratic st stDesooratio
Democratic com mittee iUlle and participator in I the deliberations deliberationsof db dbf
of f the democratic we national oonreatwn ttoll by 1 heinf the proxy proxyholder pricybadr
holder 1 of hi fttherm4aw farlo 1air ad trader r ii i Florid Ftori lands in inhundred IDftlldrtd inkndred
hundred thousand d lOre lotsruly lots lotsTruly JolTraiT
Truly ruly a liCe liC o of grea ptM gt M activity lot and by reason of those thoselaMta die tl tleft
laMta 1 atl fansii iiirtioipsifosji mrt ip Mot in kip and politioA p hl > l atIfMtI atMrs at atfairs
fairs devoting but a SMALL paT OF HIS TIME 1I dmr dmrkf Ort
kf the fovtr f years y ra to ts tlaw worlcior w4 for which wd ks reoelred a for fortM forttl
3ft FIcld dd 14a HM Jf KM J i Npiy ors stoat lt46 H but neve to tootl 101brYtr soibrIk c
ibrIk 1brYtr a a 1M otl 1 M fit hw who ww eNa e eruurrt fc frw it t I Illinois uoia If rmnoHs rwMOrlWund rwia rls true trueMind hatsbsiund
Mind A team ti 1M aet of dapple P11t1t1alna grty itngtng the tb virtue of wUnrd wUnrdoil wlsudoil wlu wluoil
oilBitt oil
Btttgftai Bitt a gl 4s wad w tor Mil aparvaal of tie ta minute iat of oftrustees ofIN ofcis
cis IN trustees and of tftt N import of the thepeoia1 speotel 0 tuplwiite cewmmes will wHllMlt williN w411rhulss
rhulss lMlt JM t iliejthfSfT 1 I1 1 s ai niaabse btaneM eeu in JMtping jat + t ag from f onegrwo one onefifttn
fifttn 0 field to tab tbe otter otJaIrt waiie 11 retaining retaini his PREEMPTION PREEMPTIONDK y yON
ON BOTH that would auto ma M a hungry grasshopper look lookUk lookUJr Zooklik
Uk a harmless barlal lady tal taln bug bugThese bsgTb
These n rei reoonos reoo old show u that white h ha was a getting < < a fortune fortuneJroBt fortunetrots ona onalro
trots lro tie pahlta blte More ore Hue of 0I1a oo bin adopted state MAt be Ia was W I an anoextag ansohig
oextag no noeMicleralile tnoe idersble pert of tit the arplas orpl of tkoee tbo It who whowej whotray lao laoOOKPKLLBD
wej tray OOMPBLLXD TO IK BUSJNIOB with wbbM him slot aa aaattorney aaturay
attorney M and afent of the b kiss trustees in purchases parcb of pablie pablieWilliam paWier pabUWilliam
r William iJlIa Sherman Jennings ahaCl coming 1111 oat of the bewt weal wasta wealbiMd
wt a new n trail in legal stabs not DO heretofore dltOOr dltOOrbt discovered discoveredby
by sleepy and reputable Florida lawyers 1a7 when with I equal eqnntfeoJtHy eq eqi equaltieililr
i feoJtHy sad nd with ilJt great profit to himself hi be h served It ae r AT ATTORNEY ATTORXEV ¬
TORNEY POK OK BOTH WDE8 in a transaction IntoMag IntoMaga III IIIf
f a million I Ulio of money moneyThe IBOMTI moneyThe
I The former governor also set up a new standard not no noolor hertofore here heretofore ¬
tofore discovered by Wortdai out of date legal practitioners practitionerswhen
when be received d THREE salaries Iari of 16 6 000 Ii year N EACH EACHfor
I for serving servio the SAME set t of men at the SAME time in EX EXACTLT BIAOTLY EXACYLY
ACTLT the SAME work workBat workI workBut
Bat the fertility of resource of the Gentleman from fro lilt IllsMss Illinois ¬
nois was 11 not 10 impaired nor diminished nor was hie tare inrenUvs i id taretins
tins d power enfeebled by his hi sojourn am amid d d the he langnM langu 4 ain aliathat ainlaM sirsthat
that Wow ow through reub there iiinous IDOU pine t ope 4 > t of bit adopted adopteclStor State Statefor Scatfor
for h 1M discovered a new way a to break into the publio publicTreas publicTreasury pu blw blwear Tr + ee eeurr ¬
ury ear and a in thebreaking look the iboriff calmly t in the eye eyelie e eU
U lie sold soldoae some 101 laud to some of his atxjusiutauoes IIOtjuin and received receivedooaaogaion reoeitedcommissions reoeay reoeayfor
commissions for the th selling lIiD during dnri this IIi year of 1906 1906amounting 1tp6amonetiug
amounting 0 I11o to the neat and nifty ui lUlU of 7140 7140The 710The 9140Tb
The balance of the 1176119ft 17611 V6 of th tbt public money mon mon1Jnd de delivered deby ¬
by livered d into tbe far reaching reaob l bund of the gentUnwm witf witJttb witfthe i itM
the tb disagreeable middle oars uaiue under und tbe bead of oftense ofDa eg eg1O
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