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Tallahaiiw TaUakarWa Friday March 3I95 3I95It 3 15 15It
It is now said that Mrs hadwick has hassalted Jwsalted hassalted
° ° salted away something like a million In Incold Incold incold
cold cash besides about 9150000 in jew jewcl Jewels jewcis
cl els as a part of her net earnings in inthe Inthe inthe
the several transactions in which sha ahahas shaho shahas
has ho recently been engaged Thus is in induatry Industry industry
dustry rewarded rewardedThomas rewardedThomo rewardedThomas
Thomas Jefferson advocated the re rebtrictionof rotrlctlon retriction
btrictionof trlctlon of monopolies letter to Mad Madan Madton
7 ton an 1787 but never the public owner ownerIhlp ownerMtlp ownerxhip
Ihlp of public utilities notwithstanding notwithstandingassertions notwithstandingassertions
1 assertions a ertlonlJ to that effect of some someio acmeo omeo
io o make loud claims as ardent follow followof
of the great apostle of hue b uc Democ DemocThe Democey
Demos ey eyTho
Tho first issue of The True Democrat Democratpresented DemocJftpresented Democrtpresented
presented as the fruit of much la tor torer leortier or orixler
tier er greatest difficulties It is not up upour upour upour
our own ideal but as we get affairs affairsnd
nd work organized and into a larger largerbuilding lalgerbulIdlng largerbuilding
building we will do better make the thepaper thepi thepaper
paper pi per larger and we hope still tfll better betterMr betterMr betterMr
Mr Bryan and the Democratic partyare party partynoargr
are 8r6 noargr togcthcr togotherJtody < tody than they theyover theyave I Iavo
1 ave ever been before Both have had hodme hadIm
Mime Im me and opportunity and fn incentive ntlv to tonlearn tounlearn i inlearn
unlearn nlearn many things and to learn oth othrs othr othrs
rs r about each other What is l to pre preont pre5ont proant
5ont ont a final consummation of harmonl harmonlius
r ius us 1I relations between them before the thenext thoJnaxt thenext
Jnaxt next Presidential contest
Tremendous calculations arc being Intlulgod in indulged InJ ¬
dulged J lgoo In by tho bibulously inclined < 1 who whoexpect whopcct whoexpect
expect pcct to be present prc cnt at tho State capltal capl capltfll cupltal
tal during the coming session of f the theLegislature theLegislature theLegislature
Legislature upon tho ease and facility facilitywith facilitywith iacilitywith
with which the supposedly auppo cdly popular do demand domand domar ¬
mand mar d for strong drink will be met and andsatisfied ondsatJ andsatfafled
satisfied satJ fied by the inevitable blind ti tigers tIgerl tigers ¬
gers In this they may reckoning bereekoningwithout boreckoningwithout be reckoningwithout
without regard to < < tho enthusiasm of the tholadles theIt thek4dioa
ladles It < < llol and tho clergy by whoso efforts ofortathe effortstho effortstllo
the olectlorjjVflB olectro was carried for theory1 theory1B th the Ury Urysldn ryJ ryJfd °
B sldf fd tfHH or or to OwBttfunch thet tt1 nch and andcjjj andC4 andcte
C4 cjjj Jggorformonce ertormonce of o oe JMfc
M H ttmTuTSiTo7ffi e ce 0 < I law lawH Jawy
H gy y ondtmmlclpoL ondtmmlclpoLB anthrninlcipaLRoosevelt lw lwRoosovelt
B H Roosevelt has assured RopCampbell Rop RopCampbell
H Campbell of Kansas that thatBpwor thatwor thatwor
Bpwor wor of his administration administrationuld
H H Bould old be used in the Invest InvcstlHMrhaVa
HMrhaVa 11 11 undertaking through the theHKeaU theeU theeati
HKeaU eU of Corporations into tho affairs affairsthe affairsthe
HHhe the Standard Oil Company to too fifed
Kd ct that the thosm small ll producer dealer and andconsumer andcon andconsumer
consumer con umer ullkp alikpahallhavo shall havo fair treat treatment treatment treatmont ¬
ment and that at the th08ame same time no in injustice InJustfce InJ ¬
J justice shall be done tho Stnndart 011 OilCompany 011Company 011Company
Company or any other concern That ThatIs
Is certainly tho right spirit in which whichsuch whichuch whichduch
such Investigations Inv stlgatlon should bo conducted conductedthe
the judicial spirit If the Standard StandardOil
r Oil Company In Kansas or elsewhere elsewherehas
has wilfully violated any law I w it shouldUpon should shouldUpon shouldUpon
Upon due proof receive just punishment punishmentas
I as in tho case of any natural person to totho totho tothe
tho end that it may be restrained from fromfuture fromtuturo fromfuture
future violations and if I It has en enBroached enroached enroached
Broached roached upon or disregarded the th rights rightsF
F of others tho fact should be ascertained ascertainedand
and made known that duo reparation reparationmay reparationmaybomado
may maybomado bo made If it is Innocent it should shouldwelcome shouldwelcome shouldwelcome
welcome and facilitate such investlga investlgationand Investlgatlonand Invostigatlonand
tlonand thus secure Its It vindication vindicationPresident vindicationP vindicationPresident
P President 8ldcnt Eliot of Harvard College Collegecites Collegetlte Collegetotes
cites tho example of Bermuda whore whorethere whorothere whorethere
there Is l a largo preponderance of blacks blacksrr
rr tioro ere suffrage is baaed upon educational educationaland
and property qualifications whore tho thowhite thowhlto thewhite
white minority rules nnd where the pub public pubUc public ¬
lic schools arc maintained by taxation taxationbut tnxotlonbut taxationbut
but attended only by negroes white whitechildren whltohl1dren whitechildren
children being educated at private cost costand costan4 costan4
an4 ho deduces from thcso conditions conditionsomowhat conditionssomewhat
ktHfc somewhat extraordinary assertion assertionrthat assort assertionthat Ion Ionthat
that if thoSouthern people would at attack attack attack ¬
tack tho whole question in a like none saneand noneLand Sanoand
Land and Intellltfont IntelIl ont fanhlonund tUllhlon wand muster musterIplhQ mUtterouHJgoml musterIl
IplhQ Il eoa Courageand o nnd justice to do as the thoBormudans theBermudans theBermudana
Bermudans hove done It they would weuMwipe wouldwlpo wouldwipe
wipe out tho whole negro question questionThanks qucatlonThank questionThanks
Thanks Mr Eliot The jwjoplo of Flor PlorIda FlorHdn FlorIda
Hdn Ida have haveatready already done this With tho thoAustralian thoAUltraUan theAustralian
Australian ballot ballotreo 1reo rco schootsin sep separate 80Parate sapstate ¬
arate achool schoolhouses houses e R for both races racesmaintained racesmaintaihed I Imnlntalhsd
maintained by general genO 1 taxation tho thoconditions thoOJt theonaitiona
conditions OJt ltlolUl compare quite favorably with withthose withthose 1 1those
those in Bermuda and tho ho negroes do doInot donot donot
Inot not as a there absorb theontira the entire school itchoolundit SchoolundIt
bundIt undIt 10 1 equitably divided dlvl between betweenUHoraccfl betweentlio
UHoraccfl tub races It would do ProaWont prea ont Eliot EliotVuid Eliotd
Vuid d his kind Incalculable If gooato to travel travelM travellittle 1 1I
M I little and learn something o condU condloxlttna condiexist
Kens existing exist ia II their own country coun ry be betre beIi berp
tre rp Ii presuming < < to ° instruct and advise dvisewho avlHwho
Mpto who know much more than tfjem emes em emea
ea es0a
T o f ft k kIt
t jfoj It reenferiatf thfc lnwdand and some somemfe zometlm
tlm dmts mfe e4ll eril IfteJd t fleM e2 of Florida journal journalIsm
Ism f m the publisher desires to speak a few fewwords tewwords fewwords
words to his many old and lifelong
friends throughout old Leon and the ad adjoining adjoining adjoining ¬
joining counties of Middle Florida con concerning conecmlng concorning ¬
corning tho enterprise and the reasons reasonswhich reasonswhich reasonswhich
which have impelled him to engage in it itWhen itWhen itWhen
When with health seriously rno1 ly impaired impairedby
by continuous contfnuouaand and devoted attention to tothe tothe tothe
the interests In restt of tho old Tallahaeoeean Tallahaeoeeanhe TalJaha eean eeanhe
he sold the outfit and good will of that thatpublication thatpublication thatpublication I
publication to his old friend and co coworker c0worker coworker I
worker Mr John JohnC C Trice it was not nothis nothi nothisJntention i
his Intention hi to return to the newspaper newspaperprofession newpaperprofesslan newspaperprofession
profession Having later substantially eubstanthillyregained substantiallyregained substantiallyregained
regained his health and made an unex unexpected unexpected unexpected ¬
pected but satisfactory disposition of ofother ofother ofother
other interests which had engaged his hisattention hisattention hisattention
attention he decided to employ his time timeand timeand timeand
and part of his hl means in building up a ajob ajob ajob
job printing business in Tallahassee Tallahasseewhere TaUohasseowhere Tallahasseewhere
where firstclass reasonablepriced job jobwork Jobwork jobwork
work had become a great public neces necessity necessity neceacity ¬
sity His exceedingly gratifying suc success sueCeIS success ¬
cess in this direction encouraged him in inthe Inthe Inthe
the belief that he had been especially especiallyfortunate cspeclallyfortunate especiallyfortunate
fortunate in retaining the confidence confidenceand
and patronage of his hi old friends and andneighbors andneighbors andneighbors
neighbors and when the recent trans transfer transfero transfero ¬
fer fero of the Tallahasedean plant and bus business bustfleas I Inefts ¬
ness occurred resulting in the c extin extinguishment extinguishment ctin ctinguishment ¬
guishment of that newspaper upon the theupbuilding theupbuJJdlng theupbuliding
upbuilding of which ho had spent someof some someof someot
of the best years of a very busy life lifehe litehe lifehe
he received so many voluntary assur assurances BSsurances asaurunces ¬
ances of support if he would begin the thepublication thepublication thepublication
publication of another to take its place placethat placethat placethat
that ho soon determined to todoso do so Having Hav Having HavIng ¬
ing ordered the necessary material con contracted controcted contracted ¬
tracted for a large power press to be bedelivered bedelivered bedelivered
delivered at an early day and arranged arrangedfor
for the construction of a new building buildingin
in an eligible location csoeciaUyadapted csoeciaUyadaptedto cs ecially adapted adaptedto
to the i requirements of the th business it itwas Itwas itwas
was decided not to await the consum
mutton of all of these plnns but to com commence commence commence ¬
mence the publication immediately us using usIng using ¬
ing a patent inside temporarily t and anda
a large job press for the printing of a aportion aportion aportion
portion of each Issue IssueThe IssueThe issueThe
The publisher respectfully refers to totho tothe tothe
the prospectus of the new paper issued issuedsome IssuedlIome issuedsome
some weeks ago and now reproduced reproducedelsewhere reproduccdelscwhere reproducedelsewhoro
elsewhere in this flwt Issue 18sueas as gqIndi gqIndication an indi indication ln i ication
cation of what h ho hopes TJurTrua The b I ru8 Democrat Dem Democrat Democrat ¬
ocrat nuM4pefyT nuM4pefyTsores rll become becomesurot becomlIu
sores lIu surot e those whfo whfoi whfoltfmany WWNti why mjr ow W address ddre8 ddre8Jftany
wnll ltfmany many htln hdndrcdswho h pdVJio 9bohuve have in inent Inocont
ocont i ent yes yeajjubectmTe yearabee < < n e resiuunfi of the theCttnJityand thoplt theQaltRa
CttnJityand QaltRa plt mYond yard its vicinity that no ef offort effort effort ¬
fort will bo spared upon his part to sup supply supp up uppT ¬
p ply iyih31E IhoJo lh A8 Cho hD mtryfnvorhlmjwith their theirsupport theirsupport theirsupport
support with an entirely satisfactory satisfactoryweekly satisfactoryweekly satisfactoryweekly
weekly newspaper He asks in return returnthat returnthat returnthat
that those who desire such BUC a publication publicationwill
will promptly send him their orders for forsubscriptions forsubscrJptlons forsubscriptions
subscriptions and advertising adv rthdng as well wellas
as for firstclass job work of every de description decrlptlon doacription ¬
scription scriptionIn
In order to perfect present plans for fortho fortho forthe
tho publication of the t paper volunteer volunteercontributions volunteercontrlbutfona volunteercontributions
contributions upon any local or State Statetopic Stntetopic Statetopic
topic of public interesttare cordially in invited Invited invited ¬
vited a local correspondent will be boneeded beneeded beneeded
needed in every town and village cape especially capeclal1y capedaily ¬
daily throughout Leon county local localnews loealnews localnews
news notes und nd matters of personal in interest Intcrest inthreat ¬
threat will bo particularly welcome and andliberal Rndtiberal andliberal
liberal term will bo proposed for all of ofthese ofthose ofthese
these to every one who expresses a de desire desire dosire ¬
sire to aid in the chief purpose of the theenterprise theenterprlso theenterprise
enterprise which is that Tallahassee Tallahasseeand Tul1ah ssee sseeand
and Loon county shall not want for a agood agood agood
good live thoroughly Democratic home homepaper homepaper homepaper
paper conducted for and by home peo people people people ¬
Judge Mnlone of this circuit has just justrendered justrondered justrendered
rendered a decision in a chancery case casefor cusetor casefor
for injunction that may have a strong strongbearing strongbearing trongbearing
bearing upon the status of legislative legislativeland
land grants Jx > railroads In effect thedecision the thedecision thedccl
decision dccl sustaining tho pleas of the respondentatho respondentatho re respondents ¬
spondents spondentatho the Board of Trustees of oftho oftho ofthe
tho I I Fund Fundholda holds that the legislative legislativegranta legislativegrants legislativegrants
grants of swamp and overflowed lands landslying landslying landslying
lying beyond the slxmilo limit of tho thograntees thogranteos thegrantees
grantees line of railroad were made madesubject ntndosubIoct madesubject
subject to the terms of tho trus trust es ustablished established S Stabllehed ¬
tablished in tho act of the Legislature Legislaturecreating Legislaturocreating Legislaturecreating
creating the Board and giving It control controlIn
In trust of the lands in question and andhence andhonco andhence
hence all grants except those within withintho withintho withinthe
tho statutory limit must be regarded as asnot aanot asnot
not absolute but dependent upon tho thofinal thofinal thefinal
final execution of tho trust trustIt tn18tIt
It 10 said that in a somewhat similar similarcaso
cue in tho third circuit Judge Palmer Palmerhas Palm Palmerhas r rba
has recently r given a decision almost tho thoopposite thoopposite theopposite
opposite of Judge Malones butas butastaqjgo but a aleo ati atile
leo le o was granted in tho case just deci decided deeldcd docidod ¬
dod by b Judge Malone M fono for an amendment amendmentof
of tho bill and as appeals will probably probablybe
be taken in both cases to tho higher highercourtn highercourtn highercourts
courtn this vexed question is quite quitelikely quiteUko1y quiteUkely
likely to be further debated and passed passedupon passedupon passedupon
upon Iwforo b t relt It Is I finally na adjudicated adjudicatedTho adjudrcatTho
Tho man who marries a small woman womanwith womanwith womanwith
with the idea thathordressmaking that dressmaking her bills billswill billawl1l billswill
will not be dfl large l oaa as that of her
larger sisters is due for a big surprise surpriseshortly eurprtsoshortly I Ishortly
shortly after the honeymoon is l a over
The old o adage ad ge about riding a In Inhotl frhorseto
horse to death finds abundant lJIa flluitron tn tnbon
bon in every personal peno snl experiencein expericnce bJin
in none morq more than in that of everynewpaper every everynew everynewr
paper paper r that is published in this bIanTljo b bTle roa
IanTljo TJje promoters of every coiccivabl coiccivablenterprise co 1colvablenterprise lceivab lceivabenterprlse
enterprise public or private
as their first firs step towards success th thtask thtaak thtask
task of interesting the press in the therespective thelrespective theirespective
respective projects with the sole pupose
pose of securing from the
the largest largestquantityof quantity of publicitytheycau publicity ty
they theycau can procurerornothing procure for tornothing nothing Andtbcomplacent Andthcomplacent
complacent liberality of the averagnewspaper averagnewspaper
newspaper man when requested to contribute co cotribute
tribute of his means meansspace space In his co coumns coumna
umns and expense incurred in mechanIcal mechaical
ical preparation which constitute hisole hisole
sole stock in trade tradeIs is responsible ve velargely velargely
largely for torthl forthisgrowmghabit this growing growlnghablt habit The Theunl Theunlversal Theunivernal uni universal
versal hunger for free advertising hai haibecome hwbecome h a
become a national vice aq as is demon demonstrated demontrated demonstrated
strated by the fact that the manageof manager managerof
of great national and international exposAtions ex expositions expo81tlon
positions with practically unlimited unlimitedmeans unUmltecmeans unllmimeans
means at their disposal for every othei otheilegitimate othelegitimate ochelegitimate
legitimate and necessary expense exp nse o opromotion 0promotion opromotion
promotion count as one of their chieassets chie chieassets chicassets
assets the certainty of securing all o othe 0the othe
the advertising their enterprise require requirewithout rcgulrelwithout requirewithout
without the expenditure of a dollarAnd dollar dollarAnd dollarAnd
And the same fs a true of every minoi minoischeme mlnoscheme minoscheme
scheme of like kind however meritori meritorious
ous as every newspaper man can tea teatify testity
tify tifyThe
The popular theory that from sheei sheeipatriotism sheelpatriotl8m sheepatriotism
patriotism in the interest of the public publicsvery pub1icevery publicevery
every newspaper should contribute contributofabo contributetal contributetalboyond fai faijoyond
bo joyond and the bounds b Ullds of the most lavish lavishindividual lavlsIndividual lavisindividual
individual generosityto to the promotion promotionof promotioof
of every project which has for its os ostensible ostenslble ¬
tensible tensiblepurpose purpose the public benefit
from individual advantage
profit proftt1 has acquired enormously undue
In n the public mind and ft it would
that the time has arrived fO
men to make an effort in the
of a correction of this grave
of their wellknown liberality
has la become not only expensive
> ut unjust
As soon soon41f8 ps can be made convenienthe
the publisher of The True Democrat wlJbecome willbecome
become jecome a member of the Florida PressA8socll1tloh1d PresAssociation
A8socll1tloh1d Association and hopes no pes to be able to at attend attend
tend the am annultnneet1ngat L4c City
March 22 2 In another column win be befound befound
found the official program giving abund abundant abundont abundant
ant promise of an instructive and d
li4tiuTotflcaafon fT lPttaf iehtfafotcasiom iehtfafotcasiomfT iLLuuijLmiJ iLLuuijLmiJThe tcaston I IThe J JThe
The W Washi jtt correspondents pondents
pre preant predl predictpd
dictpd dl d iium nii1int ant ntacqulttalof acquittal of JudgeSwayne Judge JudgeSwayite JudgeSwayne
Swayne and nd the Republican Senate Senatepromptly Senatepromptly
adopted Judge Pardees view viewof viewof viewof
of the matter and provided provi ted the necessary necessarycoat necessorycoat
coat of whitewash in order that no Republican Re Republican RepubUcan ¬
publican whltewBSt1hln may be hurt urt But dont you youglty youJlt youpity
glty Jlt pity the they theyftwyorrund lawyenmnd lkwycnnrndlltlgdnt8 litag lltlgimts tuts in Judge8waynb Judge Judgewaynes Ju < lge lgeSwayn
Swayn waynes s court when he resumes hisplace Vila Vilaplace lilsplace
place and hitS aChonceto make things thingswarm thlngwarm thingswarm
warm for those who have been con concerned concerned concerned ¬
cerned in the effort to get rid of him himThe himThe himThe
The recent horrible assassination of ofthe otthe ofthe
the Russian Grand Duke Sergius the theuncle theuncle theuncle
uncle and chief adviser of the Czar was wasbut wosbut wasbut
but another demonstration of the fact factthat tactthat factthat
that absolute monarchy as a method ofgovornment of ofgovernment ofgovemrnen
government is doomed Russia and Tur Turkey TurICc1 Turkey ¬
key alone remain of the great powers powersof
of Europe adherents of that almost ab absolute absolute absolute ¬
solute form of government and the very veryatmosphere veryatmo veryatmosphere
atmosphere atmo phorc of that muchgoverned continent con continent continent ¬
tinent indicates the changes which mustcome must mustcome mustcomo
come for the universal freedom freedom of the thewhite thewhlto thewhite
white races of all al1lond8 al1lond8A lands landsA
A curious phase of Pensacola journal journalism ¬
ism was presented during the SwayneImpeachment Swayne Swaynoimpeachment SwayneimpcAchment
impeachment trial when a reporter of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Daily News of that city testifiedthat testified testifiedthat stlftedthot
that he had submitted a mild account accountof
of the contempt In proceedings against againstcertain againstcertaln againstcertain
certain parties in Judge Swaynes court courtto
to the judge jud e himself who thereupon thereu n ed edit cdit edilsl ¬
it ilsl 3 3J J the same for publication This is isan IsItn isan
an entirely new departure in modem modemnewspaper modemnewspaper modernnewspaper
newspaper management and suggests suggeststho
the possibilities of a censorship which whichif
if generally permitted might become becomeat
at least leostt embarrassing Upon being beinjasked belnJrI18ked beingasked
asked why he made his statement of offacts offact offnct9
facts comprising public proceedings in inan Inan inan
an open court of ota a mild character characterthe
the ingenuous reporter innocently re replied repUed replied ¬
plied that ho was afraid tif U he got it itwrong itwrollg itwrong
wrong that the judge might have him himup himup himup
up before the court for contempt or orwords orwords orwords
words to that effect eCtectwhlch which was W 8 cer certainly certainly corLain ¬
tainly Lain a statement rather damaging to totho totho tothe
tho judge judgeThe JudgeThe judge judgeThe
The wires announce that W H New Newman Newman Newman ¬
man just elected president of tho Von Vonderbilt Vanderbilt i idorbl1t
derbilt railroad system will receive a asalary asalary asalary
salary of 120000 a year yeaNl0OOO 10000 a amonth amonth amonth
month 2304 a week f329 329 a day dayor
far or his services Governor La Follette Folletteof
of Wisconsin says that the net earnings earningsof
of one railroad in that State in 1904 1904were 1904were 1904were
were equivalent to 6 per cent en In a valu valuation valuation valuation ¬
ation of 110216000 UOJ16OOOt 110 216000 and yet when its itaproperty itspOpclty itsproperty
property in Wisconsin n was assessed as essed at atflO200OOO at7o200000
70200000 for taxation tho company
protested that it itwas was too high I The netearnings net netearnings neteamlnAS
earnings qf another company in thesame the thesame thellama
same State amounted to 6 per cent on
112023316 112023 316 but when its property p rty was wasassessed wasU8eS8ec1 wanassessed
assessed U8eS8ec1 for taxation ta atfon at 71600000 it
with other lines in a suit to setthe set
the assessment aside as excessive
o aro some of the things which ex ¬
and sustain if they do not justify
the widespread and dantrerous dnn roua animos ¬
ity which prevails in the public mind
corporations generally and rail ¬
corporations in particular Verily raY
Justice honesty truthfulness
uprightness in their dealings deal with
public pi1 llc would obviously be and would
been thdjbeat the beat and safest policy
the preservation of all of their le
rights rI powers Over and privileges privilegesthey privilegess
s they had but realized it it
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PANA PIUNae PlUNGe FLA Feb 28 1905 1905plying 1905We
We Wewill plying with your request requestd J
will gi glfor y a te few lines from this p pfor
for the theFirst rstfssuo rst ra Issue If tThe The Tie Democrat t
First o oupo all Ie letme me m congratulate tuJate yo youpo
upo th thwani birth f the ner n publication publicationill
ft a It i d doe not e oto fife 11 a long felr fellr
r wan waniintense wan i wW La a wantf wan none the IesIntenpe I Ba
intense intenseAll in a Cara of Its short hort duration durationhome
All tii tiihave those ose I th the did home he het
t have com comhave 4om m hetf her for thepast the past few weebhaveJtJ wee weehave
have haveneed haveJtJ xp the bfpe h 41 that
Col1 ColhnA wutart w start a paper W
need It V Vagemeot said I without dispar disparone dlsparagemeat disparagemeat
agemeat agemeotwhere to one nukr in the field fieldt fo fOIWhere
where b th thsee xnthefsize size of Tallahas Tallahasnly Tallanassee Tallalhassee
see tha thaithe g has > nly one newspaper per1 an andthe
the ana ansver ansverist er to feel be e It does not ex ext
fat Ahd AhdThe A shoo bou t there be two twoje tw01The
The town townfact is je e erjough e b for two 1 1fact Infact
fact two twoone Jt i re business thanone thaone
one Wi Wilof u In e field the
of each w wwith tally und it it whereaswith whereas whereasfield whereaswith
with only c ccome e n ib thfield field the friends be belose becolne
come Indlff indi indihove re t an lose osewho who feel they theypresentation
have no nocome W8 Ape presentation be becrent
come wo th thBut Brent crentis BrentBut
But mv m uuiiifluy dearsjr you y u nave have set set a naru narutask hard haresople
task forybur for our s4f4that stf scfLth th t of keeping the thesJLj
paper upjto up u ko thehtandaVd the ten n sJLj d its IA name indi indicates i iyu ¬
cates catesll Tie 0 TrudDemolrat Tru em rat It is a ahug ahugundertaking hugeundertaking
undertaking to n a naper per that shall shallcome shallcome shallcome
come strictly p uj to that ttrp t motto but I Itrust Itrust
trust that you till m master m ter it and be ¬
hove the new par pa r has a large constit constituency constituency constituency ¬
uency of well wellThe ers
The hunting bison on on fiere re which is isabout isabout isabout
about to close hasmat nat been i b en as good as asin
in years past Tfe T weather w they has not
been favorable a tfi II I It I has been theseverest the
severest winter Jt fciAim r m for many years
if indeed not tot t e werest ever Known
It has been balmy balm balm t iid d fine however as uscompared
compared with ever ymr ur sister State StateGeorgia
Geofgiadnd Georgia and mdrila more m r sople than ever evertheir
before have made3 their winter winterenoted
home Mr Willard Willardplaywright 7 noted enotedwith e notedplaywright
playwright of Phi with withbeen withhis
his wife and two cl clhere re e been beenJanuary
I Ihero here since the first firsti January anuayI anuaryand
i and will be here BO BOday 2t t The TheMrs Theday Theday
I day following their tiisirC th lr e Mrs Mrsre MrsC
I C H Johnson and t tlanta of At AtI
lanta who are still Wi Uifine Ire week
I later Mrs Johnson pw lwMa by her hermother hermother
mother Mrs TignerfTOJterJ Tigne Springs SpringsGa
Ga and about abouttcn ten 4a equentl equenthrthe equentlthe
the Spencers werej were j 4 grfrien grfrienMrs irfrienMrs irfrien
° Mrs Regar egar ofbrought of ofN Nc Ncbrought < I n nI
I brought tw twjp twjprostilljyflj1 lid r Tijey Tiieyare
are rostilljyflj1 stillhR stillhRdir I hIl hIltur
Am Spencer Spen er is the most mo t successful successfu116ftoose successfulWnag successfulitagoose
Wnag 116ftoose ose hunter unter that ever cameto cametoFlorida came cametoFlorida to toFlori
Florida Flori perapsrfWhen per a per When a man kills killsthree k killsthree lls llsthree
three or four wild geese in a shooting shootingseason shootlhgseoson shootingseason
season he thinks he has done remark remorkably remarkably a ably
bly well Mr Spencer notwithstand notwithstanding
ing the weather has been exceptionally exceptionallyunfavorable exc exceptionallyunfavorable ptionally ptionallyunfavorable
unfavorable has killed a dozen or fifteen fifteenalready ftfteenolrcady fifteenalready
already And he keeps ducks in thehouse the thehouse thehou8c
house all the time timeMr timeMr timeMr I
Mr EmnTett Emr Mitchell of Thomasville Thomasvillewho
who is here with his wife for the secom secomtime second secondtime seconitime
time since the hunting season opened openedwent openedwent openedwent
went out yesterday afternoon and andkilled andkilledtwo killei killeitwo ki1Jedtwo
two very large geese g ese He had nothing
but small shot No No4 4 or there might mighthave mi mtththave ht hthave
have been a very different story to tell tellas till ttllas
as he says the geese came right tupwithin tup tupwithin UPwithin
within fifty yards of his blind blindAs b1lndAs blindAs
As a fishing place Panacea has hot hotsustained notsustained tot totsustained
sustained itfl reputation very well in 1 late lateyears lteyeors to toyears
years until the past week Tho writerrecalls writer writerrecalls wri er errecalls
recalls going out to Otter Lake sevjen sevjenyears seen seenyearsogoond screnyears
years yearsogoond ago and catching 67 speckled perchand perch perchand h hand
and two large trout in one afternoon afternoonand
and he met J Emmett Emm tt McGriff at the thetrain thetrain thetrain
train in Tallahassee last Wednesday Wednesdaythe
the 22d and Mr McGriff declared tb that tijatat a1 a1at
at Otter Creek Rise Risethree three miles from fromhere fremherewhere fromherewhere
here herewhere where he was fishing the day be Liefore before
fore for sheepshead he actually had hadget rto rtoget noget
get behind a stump to bait his hookproof hook HS HSproof s sproof
proof of this ho said he caught 47 finefellows fine finefellows finefe1Jow8
fellows in an incredibly short time whpn whpnhis wh n nhis
his fiddlers bait gave gavoouf out and the fish fihhwould fishwould ffiJhwould
would pay no more attention to him j b > r rthe rthe
the stump stumpBut stumpBut stumpBut
But that selfsame day claytho the 22d 22dth 22dthday 22dthday tell tella thJ thJday
day on which no one is permitted to tel tela
a yamnot yarn not even a fish story atoryexcept storyexcepttrue except i itrue
true one because of the great admiral admiration ndmiration
tion we all have for It the Father of hiCountry hi hitCountry hiCountry i
Country Captain J H Fenn made madenew madenow madenew
new record for Panacea fishing N Nprevious Nprevious Nprevious <
previous preparations had been made madeHe madeHe madeHe
He got his bait in the morning and in inthe Intho Inthe
the afternoon walked out to the fishing fishingplace ftshin ftshinpIneoOtter fishingplaceOtter
place pIneoOtter Otter Creek Rise Riseand and by seven severoclock sevenoclock sevenoclock
oclock had walked back to the hotel hotewith hotelwith hotelwith
with 100 of the finest sheepshead ever everseen everseen everseen
seen in one catch There were fourstrings four fourstrings fourstrings
strings strung on fishing poles and andhcng hang
ing to the ground with the poles on twotall two twotall twotaU
tall mens shoulders Captain John JahnHewitt JohnHewitt Jo n nHewitt
Hewitt one of Panaceas guides guideswith Ins waswith Inswith
with himOnly him himOnly himOnly
Only a few days da rs before that Mr MrC MrC MrC
C Jones and wife wife wl of Atlanta wentthe went wentthe wenttho
the same place and did nearly as w wThey I IThey IThey
They fished ftsh d a few hours until they j I ttired t ttired
tired and come back with 87 So Sowill So1t So1twIU t twill
will be beacon seen that thatnoitherof neither of these thesecatchh thesecatchhwere catch catchwere catches catcheswere
were mere accidents but such catches catchtoas
as can be made any day when condltlorSsaro conditions conditionsare
are favorable Mr and Mrs Jonfa Jonfasaid Jon Jonanid Jonsaid
said theythoughttheycould they tthoughtthey tthought they could have caught caughtas
as many more hiore if the bait had lasted and andthey urrd urrdthor nB nBthCl
they had felt inclined to fish longedMr longer longerMr
Mr Jones Jokes gave it as his h J candid candidOPlnio candidOPlniothat opinio opiniothat opInfothat
that two hooka could catch 1500 fis fisthere fisthere fist fistthere
there in one day by making it hawork har harwork ha hawork
work instead of a days recreation ansport an ansport ansport
sportYour sport I IYour I
Your readers doubtless have heard heardof h hof hof
of the recent change change in management at atthe a athe ae
the th e ebore hotel Capt J H Fenn who camd camdhere earn
here last l st September and took a half interest in interest intoreat ¬
terest has sold out to the Panacea PanaceaSprings Panaceasprings I Itlngs
Springs tlngs Hotel Company Com any of which John JohnTrice JohnC
C Trice formerly o of Tallahassee is the themanage themanage I Il
manage l The new proprietors are go going goahead ¬ 1 1fug
fug right ahead fixing fixI c up things thins a bit 61t111e
The contract eontr ct t has been beenJ let t an end nd lumberand lumber lumberand 1 1and
and timber is beta being put on the ground groundthlrwcck groundth groundtM
thlrwcck th tM Weekto week to build a new n bridge across I
4P I
II < j j1D
ffte Tfc IiTKCOr ce 6t Ki i fu the CIa Sorric 3niaj of C CWrittenfor GecI GecIWritten Gwrittenfor
Writtenfor Written torTM Th True DemocratThe Democrat DemocratThe DemocratTho
The real need of the age la a closer closerfellowship eJoserfellowship
fellowship between man and andmana man a ason sen sentiment ¬
timent which whfcbhas has beencrowded been crowded out and andsuppressed andsuppreDBed
suppressed by the wild chose after4he after4healmighty after the thealmighty thealmlg
almighty almlg 1ty dollar But the reflex action action11is
is bound to come man will not always alwaysbe
be satisfied with wlt the o worship wo hip of Mom Mommonf Mammon
mon Emerson sayavTi8 sayS Tis Ti pitiful pitifultfie
the things tbl tbingsbywhich g by bywhlchW which wo aro rich or poor poora
a matter of coins coats and carpets t tlittle
little more or less of stone or wood wooder or orpoint < rpaint
paint the fashion of A cloak or hat hatIndeed hatt hattIndeed hatIndeed
Indeed the i cui ui bono of this gain of the theworld
world by the loss of soul powers has Al Already Iw 1 1ready ¬
ready presented itself to some of qur ourmoneyed qurmonerCd qurmoneyed 1
moneyed men and the thought has crys f
talized tal tahzedmtonumerousactaof ze < J into numerous acts ofpublic ot public ublicbene bene ¬
faction for the cultivation of of the higher her
life of the many msnyi 3 These few lewwho who are areno oreI
I no longer striving for things have dis diacovered discovered discove ¬
covered cove rea that real happiness lies not in inwealth Inwealth fnwealth
wealth and power but that only by do ¬
ing for others can we reach the highestexpression highest highestexpression hlghesexpression
expression of ourselves In other words
have found that thus onlycan only can we move moveupward moveupword movqupward
upward working out the beast beastAlexander beastAlexander beastAlexander
Alexander Gunn the Hermit of ofl 4 4Zoar
Zoar beautifully expresses this ideal
life as without pride to be alwaysgood always alwaysgood alwaysgood
good and simple and friendly to loveand love loveand loveand
and be loved When the pomps andvanities and andvanjties andvonitics
vanities no longer hold us we will rec1 rec1ognize rec recognize I
ognize each other as brothers and dear dearcomrades dearcomrades dearcomrades
comrades and will be surprised in this thisnew thisnew thisnew
new light tightto to find how much of beauty beautyof
of goodness go dne3s and of simple joy has es escaped l lcaped
caped us and also to find how complete completelife I
life is when wlien self is no longer first firstRusk ftrstRuskin firstRuskin
Ruskin in has said that he held his talent talentin
in trust for Gods poor p or and his life lifedemonstrated tifedemonstroted lifedemonstrated
demonstrated his sincerity inCeri He inher inherted inheritcd inherited
ted 750000 he made 500000 000 and ho heave hoItave hogave
gave ave all but 40000 which w ich yielded anincome an anncome anIncome
Income of 1500 1 50 to his brother man manAnd manAnd
And this is the spirit in which he gave gaveit 1
it t It is nothing to give food and medicine med medclne medIcine
Icine to the workman who has broken brokenus
his us arm or the decrepit woman wasting wastingn
In n sickness But it is something to use useyour useyour useyour
your time and strength to war with the thewaywardness thewaywardness thewaywardness
waywardness and thoughtlessness ofmankind of ofmankind ofmankind
mankind to keep the erring workman workmann I
In n your service scr ce until unti116fiJiave yfiff y j have made him himJUT himan hima
JUT unerring one and an to direct directyo your r a alow
low merchant to the q ao0 f O e da J whichhid which whichhp whichhittJudgment
hp Judgment vukTnuve wu Jhave fu ve lost lostAll lostA ost ostAll
A All l thi this is bukaltrulsm It itmay itmaybesaid itmaybesaidand may be said saidand saidand
and not n nOthtnilpractical tat at all practical But when we call callto canto callto
to mind how the spirit of brotherhood brotherhoodhas
has grown say since the fourteenth fourteenthcentury fourteenthcentury fourteenthcentury
century grownh when whan w en the the t equality of all men menand menand menand
and the gospel os 1 of labor first found ex expression expression expression
pression in English literature through throughLanglands throughLanglands
Langlands vision of Piers Plowman and andwhen andwhen andwhen
when we take into consideration the thegreat thegreat thegreat
great men who have not only given giventheir giventheir giventheir
their writings but their lives to estab estabJish estnbIsh estabfish
fish Ish these great grentprinciples principles we can nolonger no nolonger
longer doubt that the movement is gain gainingground gaining ¬
ingground ing ground Surely such men as Rus Ruskin Ruskin Ruskin
kin Kingsley and others who have havepointed havepolnted havepointed
pointed the way have ve not lived in invain invoin invain
vain All these were imbued with the theidea theidea theidea
idea ideasovereign that universal brotherhood is the theand theBOvdreign theavctrei
avctrei sovereign n agent of economic reforma reformation reformation ¬
tion tionquie and the messages of their lives arequ1e are arely Oregule
quie quieimpi ly working in the minds of men menrceptibly t
rm imp rceptibly perhaps but still a living
fore force > The movement will be slow but buteach butcae buteac
each cae step st must be well taken remem rememberisg rememberig renicinbermg
berisg that the greater the undertaking
the blower the progressThe progress progressThe proEressrho
The true foundations of a State arenot are arenot arenot
not liberty but obedience not mutual mutualantagonism mutualantakonism mutualantagonism
antagonism but mutual help When Whenthislsentiment Whenthis Whenthis 1 1and
thislsentiment this I sentiment becomes general thestruggle the thestruggle thest11lgle
struggle struggle for the mastery between classes classeswlTn classesWI classeswill
will wlTnthe WI I eases ease and the world influenced by byreat
the thecons treat rent ipiritof pirit of brotherhood will un unco unto
cons consPC co iouslj loust have evolvedpeace evolvedpeaceFla evolved peace peaceZ
PC sacol sacolp Fla Flai FlaCasli
i Casli Discount Sale SaleI
I am otq going to move my stock of Gro Groceries Groceries Groceriegand ¬
ceries ceriegand and in order to reduce my stock stockand etockand stockand
and save sa e expense ex ense of moving same willgive will willgive wittgive
give ajlO a 1O 0 per cent discount on all cash cashpurchifeea cashpurch cashparch
purchifeea parch C8 until I move Come early 1 1
It wont wo t be long before I move
At 01 Express Office Opposite Tele Telephone Telephon Telephon ¬
phon building buildingI buddingWortb buildingWorth
I Worth Trying TryingHere TI71nHere TryingHere
Here We re two easy little things worth
trying for r the present year yearFirst yearFirst
Firsts First to give ive some one at least one
little thhll t i11 11 of o extra happiness by a kind kindword kindword
word ortteed or eed in addition to those which whichspring whichring whichspring
spring Create ring up spontaneously from your yourheart heart
Create one on extra one each day by yourown your yourown yourown
own COn conscious ClOU8 effort effortSecond effortSeond effortSecond
Second Seond stifle at least one hasty word wordor
or ungenerous deed each day that would e
have found expression but for this cam campaign camwpalgn campaign ¬
paign of selfwatchfulness Did youever you youeVeratop youever
eVeratop ever atop and think how much brighter brighterany
any die of us can make this world just
by a adding ling to it these 365 rays of sun sunshine sunBhln sunshin ¬
shine and suppressing 865 of its smallcloudq small smallcloud sma11c1oud4
c1oud4 cloud each yearSelected yearSelectedOtter y ycarTSelected car Selected SelectedOttcrjcreekl
1 1Ottcrereek1
Ottcrereek1 Otter Ottcrjcreekl Ottcrjcreeklplctedj ree and IB soon as that is corn cornwill comPle i
plctedj Ple work workwhichln will begin on the track trackoverhauling trackwhich trackwhich
which whichlnMrsJutl n overhauling badly badlyhousekeeper badly1d
MrsJutl MrsJutlhas 1d IJuU housekeeper at the hotel
has return returnlion urn from fromatrip a trip to Tallahassee TallahasseeDim
lion F Duval of Crawfordville Crawfordvilleterday
hare h ro y terday terdayat terdayTho terdayThe
Theirri The fart nl at the hotel last evening
eza U A J Mover and J J Mc Mcithbert
of ofomt thbert Go Gorum Golira caMra
Mrs P rum of Pelhom Pelh Ga is Is a awhb
mv who came for the Ute t water watericre
wi be ere for some time Sle Sletied
omt omtband tied on the trip down iyy W 1
her h band bandfcoul ba d but on account of buif buifstaybutoneday bu l
h hGanr fcoul con staybutoneday staybutonedaysn stay but one day
Ganr sn n Smith SmlthgJves gives notice that thatjute
will w111 t jute ute vioUtors of the kw kwirkeys w wor
or h irkeys deer deerc and qfcail 1
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