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and an the Foxy FOQSenate FOQSenateThe Senate SenateThe SenateThe
The result of the Swayne impeachment impeach impeachment ¬
1 ment trial has been quite q ite generally com commented com commented cornI ¬
I mented upon in the Democratic press press pressNorth pressNorth
if North and South but the Republican Republicannewspapers Republicannewspapers Republicanr
r newspapers appear to have maintained maintaineda
a discreet if not significant silence on onthe onthe onN
N the subject subjectThe subjectThe subjectThe
The New York World editorially re remarks remarks remarks ¬
marks as follows uJu Judge e Swa Swayne SwaYJ1ewas SwaYJ1ewasimpeached was ewasimpeached wasimpeached
impeached for high crimes and rnmiade rnmiademeanora misde misdemeanors misdemeanors ¬
meanors theSenate but seems to tohave tohavevoted have havevoted havevoted
voted on the question of his politics politicsIt litics liticsIt
It is extraordinary that the evidence evidenceshould evidenceshould evidenceshould
should have convinced all the Democrate Demo Democrats Democrats ¬
crats that Swayne was guilty gull and nearly nearlyall
all the Republicans Repu licans that he was not notguilty notguilty notguilty
guilty Judging from the vote some somethirtyodd somethirtyodd somethirtyodd
thirtyodd Senators wished to convict convictSwayne convicttl
tl Swayne of being a Republican and about aboutfifty aboutfif aboutfifty
fifty fif Senators wished to acquit him of ofbeing ofbeing ofbeing
being a Democrat To state that this thiscleavage thiscleavage thiscleavage
cleavage along party lines was unfortu unfortunate unfortunate unfortupate ¬
nate is to state the casg cas mildly mildlyThe mildlyThe mildlyThe
The World also sums up the result in inthe inthe inthe
the following schedule of vital precedents preced precedents precedents ¬
ents which it claims have been estab established established establiahed ¬
lished by the Senates verdict
1 That a federal judge is licensed to toaccept toaccept toaccept
accept a private car from a railroad railroadplaced railroadplaced railroadplaced
placed in his is charge by the appointment appointmentof
of a receiver and ride everywhere everywhere with without without without ¬
out cost to himself
2 That such official may charge the thegovernment thegovernment thegovernment
government 10 a day for expenses re regardless regardless regardless ¬
actual exrenses
gardless of what his actual expenses expensestoiay expensesmay expensesinay
may inay have been beentJ
tJ r 3 That his place of residence is a mater mat math
er et h of his own choice despiu the statute statuteairecting statutetIirecting statuteldireeting
airecting that a federal judge must live livein livein livein
in his district
4 That a federal judge may punish punishhis
his political opponents if if he can confine confinehjfroperations confineperati1ns eortfineoperations
operations perati1ns to proceedings in in con conThe CtmQfnpt confnpt
Qfnpt QfnptThe fnpt fnptThe
The Atlanta Constitution says The fjlJheSwayne 7heSwayne TheSwayne
Swayne case has been decided decid d but it itwill itwin itwill
will be some time before the odor hau hausubsided hausubsided hassubsided
subsided subsidedThe
The Louisville Evening Post says saysThe BaYJJliThe saysThe
The verdict in the Swayne impeach impeachment impeachment impeachment ¬
ment case is not guilty guiltYi with a strong stronghi
hi it that he musntdo it t again againThe againThe againThe
The Savannah News mildly comments commentsas
as follows flIt It may be that because so somany somany somany
many judges do what Judge Swayne Swaynewas
was charged with doing in the matter matterof
of expenses that the Senate refused tohold to tohold tohold
hold him him guilty And it may be that thatbecause thatbecause thatbecause
because so s many high officials go on onjunketing onjunketing onjunketing
junketing trips at the expense of the therailroads thermlroads therailroads
railroads that it decided the accused accusedwasnt accusedwasnt accusedwasnt
wasnt so very culpable for using the theprivate theprivate theprivate
private car of a corporation cOl > Oration that was in inthe inthe inthe
the hands of a receiver and was in a aposition aposition aposition
position to request favors from him himOf himOf himOf
Of course it would be hardly just to say saythat saythat saythat
that Judge Swaynes usefulness as the thejudge thejudge theI
I judge of the district court of the north northern ¬
ern district of Florida is at an end but butit
it is certain that the majority of the thepeople thepeople thepeople
people of that district havent a kindly kindlyfeeling kindlyfeeling kindlyfeeling
feeling feeling for him and would be glad if ifthe ifthe Ifi
i the government would give him a job jobelsewhere jobelsewhere jobelsewhere
elsewhere He may resign but there thereisnt thereisnt thereisnt
isnt much probability that he will willThat wilLThat willThat
That there was a political feeling in inthe hithe
the decision there isnt any doubt doubtglance fin finthe A Aglance Aglance
glance at the wee way the Senators of the thetwo thetwo thetwo
two parties voted vote shows that thatThe thatThe thatThe
The Brunswick Journal quite agrees agreeswith agreeswith egreeawith
with the Atlanta Journal that the acquittal ac acouittal acuittal
ouittal of Judge Swayne by the Repub Kepubficarts RepubIIcas Republicans
ficarts of the United United States Senate is isw isI
a j b w I putting of a distinct seal of approval ap apnroval approval
proval nroval on official graft We also think thinkt
it t grants Frants full letters of marque and re reprisal reprisal repnsal ¬
prisal to an already autocratic federal federalJudiciary federaliudiciary federaljudiciary
Judiciary iudiciary bloated with wi the arrogance of oflifetenure oflifetenure oflifetenure
lifetenure and feeling the safety of ofjudicial ofjudicial ofjudicial
judicial immunity from any possible defense de defense defense ¬
fense of rebuke by the people peopleThe peopleThe peoplThe
The Buffalo N Y Enquirer editorially editor editorially editorially ¬
ially remarks as follows That the thelot thelot thelot
lot of the carpetbagger can > etbagger is not always alwayspleasant alwayspleasant alwaysii
ii pleasant is shown in in the experience of ofJudge ofJudge ofBudge
S Judge Swayne of Florida whose Impeachment im impeachment Impeachment ¬
peachment trial was ended festerdayby yesterday yesterdayby
by a decision in the Judges s favor favorGoing favorGoing favorGoing
Going from the North and carrying with withhim withhIm withhim
him the rabid partisanship which char characterises characterlses characterieea ¬
acterises the less ess conservative of the theRepublican theRepublican theRepublican
Republican officeholders Judge Ju Re Swayne Swayneshould Swayneshould Swayneshould
should not have been surprised a that his hisairs hl hlairs hipaira
airs and his methods did not accord with withthe withthe withthe
the sentiment of the southerners It is isoi Isrresunled isresumed
he too arbitrary too toondePfndent
resumed that was
rresunled lndept ndePfndent ndent to please the southern Idea Ideaof
should constitute a just judgeVery judge judgeVery
oi of wnnv wlut wu t iMiwuiu v no j jVery mate mateyesterday
Very naturally the vote in the theyesterday Senate Senateyesterday
yesterday was along strictly strictlr party lines linesand linesand linesand
and the result is not at all al surprising surprisingThe
The strongest st1Ontlestlesson lesson to be drawn from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the Swayne case is the unwisdom of ofriving ofgiving ofgiving
giving a judgship judgahipappointment appointment as a re reoard reatd
Srd oard atd for political services There ThereBBouklbe Theref Therebbuld
BBouklbe f bbuld utd be no partisanship on the bench benchfits benchwe benchto
fits to presence proeef Ce only lowers thedignity the ° dignity of ofthe ofthe
the gown gowntt gownill
tt t is quite significant of the sentiment sentimentAvailing sentimentvailing sentimentn
Availing n in Congress on the subject subjectltfcinafew eubjcct1W
ltfcinafew 1W ln in agfew a ew hours after the verdict verdictera veriilctwa verdictwas
wa era rendered Mr Platt of Connecticut Connecticutmoved Connecticutmoved Connecticutmoved
moved amend amendments to the sundry cl clL civil civiltfjen civilE
L k pp tfjen mc1 mc1tow bill bUL tow towto which were promptly promptlyrestricting promptJrnetricW1li
E deal r restricting tricttng the expense earpennlos bills billsI billsef
ef f fjl I jodgoa a to freaaon reasonable bte expen pen penI
sea actually incurred for travel and at attendance attendance attendance ¬
tendance not to exceed 10 per dayAmong day dayAmong dayAmong
Among the Florida newspapers that thathave thathave thathave
have expressed their views are the fol following following following ¬
lowing lowingPerry
Perry Topics Judge Swayne Sw e has hasbeen basbeen hasbeen
been acquitted CiI1 tted of tho t e charges a filed filedagainst filedasminst filedrest
against rest him Thin was expected ectCd under underthe underilie underthe
the circumstances and Mr Billy Lamar Lamardoubtless Lamardoubtless Lamardoubtless
doubtless feels that th t a lot of labor hasbeen has hasbeen hasbeen
been lost lostJasper lostJ latJasper
Jasper J r News Judge Charier Swayne Swaynehas Cwaynehas e eM
has been acquitted ultted by the theUniWd theUniWdSenate Unltod Uni < l lSenate 9ta 9taSenate
Senate of the impeachment crgesbrought charges chargesbrought d s sbrought
brought against him Now if hell Qet Qetout < et etout etout
out of Florida and stay out well try tryand tryand tryand
and forget him himMonticello himMonticello himMonticello
Monticello News It is highly signif significant si significant If Ificant ¬
icant that on the count charging im imSroper improper i iproper
proper use of free railroad transportation transporta trans rta rtatlon
Sroper tlon on the vote was overwhelming 4 > 9 to
18 The Senate is jealous of its privi privileges privileges privilega ¬
leges How could Senators occupying occupyingseats occupyfnKseats
seats bought for them by the railroads railroadsand
and other corporations co rations and with pock pockets pockets pockets ¬
ets stuffed with franks and passes do dootherwise dootherwise dootherwise
otherwise than indorse the polite grafting graft grafting graftIng ¬
ing of Swayne In this let us us s give the tileSenate theSenate WeSenate
Senate due credit for consistency consistencyBrookville consistencyBrookville consistencyBrookvllle
Brookville Southern A Argus s Judge JudgeCharles JudgeCharles JudgeCharles
Charles Swayne just tried tried m im impeach impeachment impeachment ch chment ¬
ment proceedings proce dings was acquitted on onMonday onMonday onMonday
Monday last of all charges c es against him himby himby himby
by a party vote They were proven provenand provenand provenand
and in the largest nUm6ad1 number admitted iti d tobe to tobe tobe
be true by b the defendantpbut defendan ut were not notconsidered notconslde notconsidered
considered conslde crimes by the e Republican RepublicanSenate RepublicanSenate RepublicanSenate
Senate The Republcan Republican party being in inits inits inits
its own opinion higher than the law itsmembers its itsmembers itsmembers
members cannot violate it it seems seemsThey seemsThey seemsThey
They only set it aside or ignore it itPartisanship itPartisanihip itPartisanship
Partisanship is just the thing not to tohave tohave tohave
have in a country countryJacksonville countryJacksonville countryJacksonville
Jacksonville Sun Fresh from thevindication the thevindication thevindication
vindication granted him by a partisian partisianSenate partisianSeriate partisianSenate
Senate he will come back to the people peoplewho peoplewho peoplewho
who repudiated him unpurged un of the thecharges theharges thecharges
charges that were made against himwhich him himwhich himwhich
which thirtythree good and true men in inthe inthe inthe
the United States Senate Senate said by their theirvotes theirvotes theirvotes
votes were proven He will perform performhis
his official duties with the knowledge knowledgethat knowledslethat
that he holds his office against the thewishes toewishes thewishes
wishes of the people among whom his hisduties hisduties hisduties
duties call him and that but few respect re respect respect ¬
spect him He had better resign and andpass andpass andpass
pass the rest of his days in obscurity obscurityso
so that people will forget him and his hisvindication l1i8vindication hisvindication
vindicationPalatka vindication vindicationPalatka vindicationPalattca
Palatka TimesHerald And Judge JudgeSwayne JudgeSwayria
Swayne Swayneima has hasi i b > etftrftraittedr con e ittedMTheJudge ittedMTheJudgeis > The Judge Judgeis
is a Republican the Senate is Republi Republican ¬
can by a safe majority so the verdict verdictoccasions verdictoccasions verdictoccasions
occasions no surprise surpriseDeLand aurpiiseDeLand surpriseDeland
DeLand News When one considers considersto
to what depths politics have sunken inthis in inthis inthis
this country and how how the country and andth andth andthe
th the ordinary ordin citizen is exploited for the thebenefit thebel thebenefit
benefit bel efit of railroad steamboat and other othercorporations othercorporations othercorporations
corporations he must marvel at what whatthe whatthe whatthe
the country will stand It is able to towithstand towithstand towithstand
withstand this enormous exploitation exploitationonly
only because cause of its natural resources resourceswhich resourceswhich resourceswhich
which are gradually being depleted depletedNo
No one who knows anything about pres present present present ¬
ent conditions is at all surprised at theacquittal the theacquittal thecquittaI
acquittal of Swayne by the Senate SenateIt
It is only a continuation of the sys systems oystems systems ¬
tems exploitation The system is istaking istaking istaking
taking care care of its children childrenA
A political verdict in every sense sensewas sensewas sensewas
was the decision of f the United States StatesSenate StatesSenate StatesSenate
Senate in the case of Judge Jud e Charles CharlesSwayne CharlesSwaYJ1e CharlesSwayne
Swayne The fact that the judge is aRepublican a aRepublican aRepublican
Republican and that he was appointed appointedby ap inted intedby
by a Republican President outweighed outweighedwith
with the Republican majority of the theSenate theSenate theSenate
Senate every consideretion of guilt or orinnocence orinnocence orInnocence
innocence as developed d by the testi testimony testimony testimony ¬
monyGainesville mony monyGainesville monyGainesvi1le
Gainesville Star Standard Oil Rock Rockefellers Rockefeller Rockefellers ¬
efellers United States Senate in vindicating vin vindicating vindicating ¬
dicating Judge Swayne of the charges chargesmade chargesmade chargesmade
made by the House made such a miserable miser miserable miserable ¬
able failure in their work of whitewash whitewashing ¬
ing by leaving the black spots B ts on hisjudicial his hisjudicial hisjudicial
judicial ermine as brazen and conspicu conspicuous ¬
ous as ever that the veriest dauber will willfail willfaU willfail
fail to pronounce that body expert expertpainters expertpaintera expertpainters
painters paintersOcala painteraOcala paintersOcala
Ocala Banner If this had been scmer acme semepoor
poor r devil instead of a man wearing the thejudicial theJudicial thejudicial
judicial ermine of the country there therewould therewould therewould
would be little question about his con conviction conviction conviction ¬
viction It seems impossible for memberg mem members members ¬
bers of a political lItical party partythe notwithstand notwithstanding ¬
ing i the oath they take take to rise abovetheir above abovetheir abovetheir
their party affiliations Andrew Johnson John Johnson Johnson ¬
son who had offended his party J > though thoughhe
he had d been guilty of no no offense known knownto
to outlaws barely escaped conviction convictionfor
for high crimes and misdemeanors misdemeanorsThe
The commission that sat in the cele celebrated celebrated celobrated ¬
brated TildenHayes case composed of ofmembers ofmembcn ofmembers
members of the supreme court and andmembers andmcmben andmembers
members of the Senate Senand and House of ofRepresentatives ofRepresentatives ofRepresentatives
Representatives supposed SUpJ > Oled to bo themost the themost themost
most exalted men in the nation cast casttheir C8IJttheir casttheir
their vote strictly on party rty lines No Nomember Nomember Nomember
member of the commission was able tovote to tovote tovote
vote contrary to the dictates of his hisparty hfaparty hisarty
party arty So it is with the case of Swayne SwayneHonor SwayneHonor
Honor Honor justice and integrity in ty all are set setaside setaside setaside
aside Partisan politics triumphed triumphedOv
Ov 0 r FrioBOla of tk UM ftato = tat rrM raJa Akoat AkoatTivt AhUDe Abstma
Tivt 1 Tree Itoraecrai ItoraecraiManatee hmcaaIManatee DraoaatManatee
Manatee Record The True Demo Democrat Democrat Democrat ¬
crat is the name of a newspaper n WI per to be betarted
at Tallahassee by John John G Col Collins Co1lina Collins ¬
lins within a few days Mr Collins isone is isone isone
one ofthe of the best newspaper news men in the theState theStateLtmd theS
State StateLtmd S and is of the old true ueJeffcrsontan ueJeffcrsontanJae1caonville Jeffersonian Jeffersonianschool J effer onlan j jschoo
school schoolJacksonville schoo I IJaebonYllle
Jacksonville Metropolis Metro Ua The True TrueDemocrat TrueDeftsocnt TrueDttriaarat
Democrat with John G Collins CoIlinc as ed ¬
reached The Metropolis office oMe0 yes
axutoal Smoloa t tko GlUt lodge 1N4 Largely LargelyThe Lt delr delrAttML 1 14Ue
4Ue 4UeThe AttML AttMLThe
The Capital City duly impressed Im ressed with withthe withthe withthe
the honor of their presence prese n has given giventhe giventhe giventhe
the visiting Pythians a w Icome quitecharacteristic quite quitecharacteristic quitecharacteristic
characteristic and in keep keeping ng g with its itsreputation itsreputation t treputationforC9rdIalhospt
reputation reputationforC9rdIalhospt for cordial hospit ility ty Many Manybuildings Manybuildings Manybuildings
buildings on Monroe street exhibit flags flagsand ft fiagaand 8 8and
and decorations in the official om lal colors of ofthe oi oithe ofthe
the order and the citizens have lave exerted exertedthemselves exertedthemselv8 exertedthemselves
themselves to see that the he visiting visitingknights visitIngknights visitingknights
knights and the ladies of the e Rathbone RathboneSisters RathboneSisters RathboneSisters
Sisters also convened in annual ualscssion ualscssionshall ual session sessionshall sessionshall
shall have no cause of complaint complaintThe com laintThe laint laintThe
The Grand Lodge officers OffiC s in attendance attend attendance attendance ¬
ance at the opening of the session were wereJudge wereJudge wereJudge
Judge Geo S Hallmark HaUmarkl Pensacola PensacolaGrand PensacolaGrand PensacolaGrand
Grand Chancellor M W Stewart Pa Palatka Palatka Palatka ¬
latka Grand Vice Chancellor Chanc Uor Henry HenryHorsier HenryHorsIer HenryHorsier
Horsier Pensacola Grand Prelate W WH WH WH
H Latimer Latime1avares Tavares lava t Grand Keeper KeeperRecords or orRecords orHecords
Records and Seal W 11V w t CWest CWeatJack CWeatJacksonville West Jack Jacksonville J acksonville ¬
sonville Grand Master ox o oil Exchequer ExchequerL xcn uer uerL
L C Lynch Gainesville Grand Master Masterat
at Arms J Emmet mmet Wolfe Pensacola PensacolaGrand PensacolaGrand PensacolaGrand
Grand Inner Guard C Pritchard St StAugustine StA StAugustine
Augustine A tine Grand Outer u Guard Rev RevW RevW
W W De Hart Tampa and Hon W WH WH WH
H Ellis Quincy Supreme Representa Representatives ¬
tives L G Chappell Jacksonville Gen General General Geeera ¬
eral era Organizer bndowmenfcank bndowmenfcankTho dowm8J1t dowm8J1tThe Rank RankThe
The arrangements for the reception receptionand
and entertainment of the distinguished distinguishedvisitors
visitors were in the hands of the tollow tollowing tollowing tollowing
ing committee F T 1 Myers ti 1 E Mc MeLin McLin McLin
Lin W A Rawis John W Henderson HendersonL
L A Perkins K r Hose H HUlay Clay Craw Crawford Crawtord Crawford ¬
ford P W Wilson W V Knott KnottHudson K KHudson ItHudson
Hudson Burr A A Murphree W WLewis K KLewis 1 1Lewis
Lewis C H Dickinson Geo tico1 1 Davis DavisW
W D W Won teon I B Huson A H Gins Ginsberg Ginsberg Girlsberg ¬
berg Walter Wight J A + lydmondsonJulius ixlmondson ixlmondsonJulius tAmondsonJuhus
Julius Ball H N Sweeting J F I HillA Hill HillA HUtA
A S Wells W W Hughes J C Cal Calhoun Calhoun Calhoun
houn A C Croom G i McGrilf Ar Arthur Artbur Arthur
thur WilliamsAccording Williams WilliamsAccording WilliamsAccording
According to program the officers officersand
and grand lepreaentutives lepresen tivea assembled 8 at atthe atthe atthe
the Leon Hotel and forming in march marching marching marching ¬
ing order escorted by the committee committeeand
and commanded cOJ1mandedby by Grand Marshal MarshalSweeting ldarshalSweetmg MarshalSweetmg
Sweetmg with Grand Chancellor Hallmark Hall Hallmark Hallmark ¬
mark ana others in a carriage proceed proceeded ¬
ed to the State Capitol where as they theygrouped theygrouped theygrouped
grouped themselves on 3rlanlt An aitibelow and below the theeastern theeaswm theeastern
eastern stairway they ey were welcomed welcomedin
in a brief but eloquent address by Hon HonJohn HonJohn Honiohn
John W Henderson to which Grand GrandChancellor GMindChancellor GrandChancellor
Chancellor Hallmark responded d also alsovery alsovery
very briefly in his happiest vein The
then to
Castle Caste Hall on McCarty street where wherethe wherethe wherethe
the first session of the Grand Lodge was wasopened wasopened wasopened
opened at 12 oclock The sessions were wereoi
oi course secret but on Wednesday Wednesdayevening Wednesdayevening Wednesdayevening
evening an open session was held eld in theopera the theopera theopera
opera nouse attended by a large audi audience audience audience ¬
ence at which addresses were made as asfollows asfollows asfollows
follows On Benevolence Henevolence1by by Past Chancellor Chan Chancellor Chancellor ¬
cellor J E t Wolfe on Friendship by
Hev W E 1 H Mabry and on Charity
by Hon Fred re < 1 T 1 Myers all of which whichwere whichwere whichwere
were most excellent highly appreciated appreciatedand
and generously appiauued by the audi audience audience audience ¬
ence Excellent music was rendered by
the Tallahassee Orchestra OrchestraOn
On Thursday the election of officers officerstook officerstook officerstook
took place with the following result resultSupreme resultSupreme resultSupreme
Supreme Representative Hon W H HEllis HEilts IfEllis
Ellis Grand Chancellor M W Stew Stewart Stewart Stewart ¬
art Jacksonville Grund Vice Chancel Chancellor ¬
lor Henry Horsier Pensacola Grand GrandPrelate GrandPrelate GrandPrelate
Prelate Ueo M Lynch GainesvilleGrand Gainesville GainesvilleGrand GainesvilleGrand
Grand Keeper of Records and Seal W WH WH WH
H Latimer Tavares Grand Master of ofExchequer otxch ofExchequer
Exchequer xch uer Wm C West Jacksonville JacksonvilleGrand Jack80nv1l1eGrand JacksonvilleGrand
Grand Master at Arms J ttmmet ttmmetWolto jo immetWolfe mmetW
Wolfe W ol1e Pensacola Grand Inner Guard
H Pritchard St Augustine Grand GrandOuter GrandOuter GrandOuter
Outer Guard Hon H Clay Crawford CrawfordTallahassee Crawford1aUnhasaee
Tallahassee TallahasseeThe
The choice of the place for the nextannual next nextannual nextannual
annual session was also made on Thurs Thursday Ilhursday 1hursday ¬
day Palatka being the place selected selectedRATHBONE selectedRATHBONE selectedRATEIBONE
The Grand Lodge RaChbone Sisterswhich Sisters Sisterswhich Sistonwhich
which convenes at the same time and andplace andplace andplace
place as the K of P was walso also well attended at attended attended ¬
tended the meetings being held in the theOdd theOdd theOdd
Odd Fellows hall The following offi officers officers of l ltors ¬
cers were present at the opening ace session 8C1S8ion acesion ¬
sion Mrs Hattie Neville Pensacolasupreme Pensacola Pensacolasupreme Pensacolasupreme
supreme representative Miss l Virginia VirginiaLee VirginiaL
Lee L e Hatton HattonTampa Tampa grand chief chlefj Mm
C Williams WilllamsJPensacolagrand Penscolagrand junior juniorMrs JuniorMrs juniorMrs
Mrs Goo P Morris M liiorris Waldo grand sec secretary secretary secretary ¬
retary Mrs Bena Maas MoubTampa Maas Tampa grand grandmanager grandmanqer grandmanager
manager Mrs Fannia b O Hlnsey Hi YJ Ap Apalachicola A Aalachico1 Apalachicola
alachicola G Mof M of R R1 C Cilin Mrs Vashtl VashtlNedley VaahtfNedley Vast1tiNedley
Nedley Pensacola G b u M F Mira MiraRichards Mrs MrsRichards Ir IrRichards
Richards Wcwahitchka G P PAmong PAmong PAmong
Among tho prominent Grand Repre R re ¬
present were Mrs R H HHtlliard HHilliard HHilliard
Hilliard Pensacola Mrs Kate Coch
Key K West Mrs Moore Mrs
Mrs Morton Jacksonville Mrs MrsWilliams MrsWill MrsWilliams
Williams Will m Mrs Turner Mrs Givins and
Glogowski Tampa Mrs Stewart
and Mrs ONeal OrlandoThe Orlando OrlandoThe OrlandoThe
The election of officers resulted as
Mrs Hattie Neville Pensa ¬
supreme s me representative ro Mrs
P Pllorri Morris Waldo grand grand chief
J C Williams Pensacola grand
Mrs Bene Mass Tampa Tam grand d
Mrs Richards Ric ard WewaUtchka
m Mrs Walzer Jacksonville g
of ofr r and c Mrs Vashti Nedley
g m of f reelected Mrs
ndon Clearwater g p tJlnt Mrs Coch
Key West ± g g
terday and it is brimful of live news newsmatter newsmatter newsmatter
matter and able editorials It Is far farahead farahead farahead
ahead of anything in the newspaperline newspaper newspaperline
line that has heretofore emanated from fromTallahassee fromTaUabassee fromTallahassee
Tallahassee and it is typographically typographicallyamong
among the beat papers pers w the State StateThe StateThe StateThe
The people of Tallahassee should give givesuch givesuch givesuch
such a paper the greatest test encourage encouragement encou encoument encouragement ¬
ment as the State Capital has long longneeded lo longneeded g gneed
needed need d a real newspaper newspaperSchool neWS newspaperSchool per perSchool
School Exponent Our old friend friendJohn friendJohn friendJohn
John Collins is soon to commence tho thopublication thopublication thepublication
publication of a new weekly The True TrueDemocarat TrueDemocarat TrueDemocarat
Democarat at Tallahassee We W Wrejoic are arerejoiced arerejoiced
rejoiced to know Brother John is to tomount tomount tomount
mount the tripod again The State StateCapital S StateCapital ate ateCapital
Capital needs just such a paper as he hecan hecan hecan
can and will give ve it itPANACEA ItPANACEA itPANACEA
From Our Regular Correspondent CorrespondentPANACEA CornepondentP CoreaepondentPnACia
PANACEA P NACU SraiMoa March a 8Th1a Th la a week of ofBloom ofIoom ofgloom
Bloom Ioom at the Spring g the like of which comM to toM toua tow
M ua only one a year and no on one her he but r rIt reJo6cee reJo6ceeIt
It boos pot Otcom4l came ofUr oftener r W Wi refer first to tothat totbedeo totbedeoparture toed toedparlur
parture of that nx mot t ettimable Umabt gent nanMr nanMrWillard Mr MrWillard Mrwilled
Willard Spencer the famous pUywxiantcf plaYWr < < bt htof PhI PhIdotphla la
delphla KU ht charming cbn ming familyandtheir family taml ana ncf ttielrfn thetr friMld M Mmod U Uftd Mn MnRegan
Regan mod ftd two eon 8O Io of Uorrktawn Ft The TheSpencen TMSpencer
Spencer S nlera have e been coming here for four tourand ywro ywroand re reand
and were this teMon Joined by lire II Regar Re r am amher and
her Bon ThAt they have been well placed withthe with withthe withthe
the place la evident Inasmuch u they pat la I all allof allof elof
of their time here aave Iv one day d only to be spent spentin
in Jacksonville J on their return returnThe retut1lThe retutmThe
The other lad feature of the week la the thes thesturo devtture depar departure ¬
ture of the t e wild Beeee Monday morning they be began beb began ¬
gan b their usual drill M wear u known to all alllunt allluntertI hunt hunter buntera ¬
er era on the coast and along in the afternoon they
began iavl leaving Of court there are 1011 at a few fewhere fewbere fewber
here but aiueM uftJ1I unless It should turn suddenly cold cokwithin eoIdwithin coldwithin
within a few day d they will all be gone The Theducka n nduck Tbducks
duck too are going very ftI rapidly and bd then t hero will willbe wUlbo willbe
be no hooting of any an kind after the next few fewBut fewt fewsflut
But t there have been other features ttu that hare harenot unrnot barnot
not been ao depreMlng One of the miracles mlracteaelthe of ofthe f fbe
the be age ao to toPeak speak his h been taking place and andhad andhad andhad
had Its It culmination this morning A weak ao to today toda7 today ¬
day Mr IL D Dun the brick manufacturer of ofyour ofyour ofthat
your county waa brought here suffering M much muchthat muchthat
that that he h could not not bwaalk walk a a utep atep and asuffering hla cue ase risfi really 1b
looked desperate d rate H He went to hbraar hla room rCQ1LancI and kept keptthe keptthe keptthe
the water right f fresh nan sitting by him all tho th tteaetaking tiae tiaetaking thaeaJeln
taking aJeln frequent and largo 1ar lug draughta of it When Whenhe
he went to leave thla morning tnorn he h surprised every everyone ttYeQon ¬
one on in the house bou by walking ly down ataln with withVF wlaultnand very
little assistance and nimbly climbing ing into tho th t e ewhich hack hackwhich hackwhich
which took him over to the tholataUon tholataUonAmo station stationAmong ItatlonAmong
Among Amo other recent arrivals are Mrs L I A ABush ABUlhl Aflush
Bush BUlhl Mrs M E Bush and Miss Callsta Bush of ofCamilla ofCamlla ofGmdla
Camilla Ga Mrs li J R Ckments and Mrs P Fo FoCrum G GCram CCrum
Crum of Pelham Ga and Mr J H IL Mefaxland Mefaxlandof
of Lanark LanarkDr
Dr Edwin M Newton of Savannah Ga who whospent wholpent whospent
spent most of tho eeason eeaaenre here left us Saturday
The family of Dr Swendencr of St Joseph JosephsMich JOIIePbaMleh
Mich are expected dally They The are coming coml for formonth a amonth amonth
month event or more tho theremote fame of Panacea water having havinggone hayl haylIrOne harmgone =
gone even to that remote remo place P p14csThos placeThose
Those who are too timid to be six miles from a aphysician apb aphysIcln
physician pb lcbn without without wl art means of quick communication communicationwill
will be b pleased I to learn earn that the telephone line lineagain la laagain I Ianln
again In to wovk working ng order Messages M can an now be boaent bent beant
ant nt or received at any time timeMr UmMr timeMr
Mr Emmott Mitchell and wife of ThomaivUle ThomaivUleGo
Go GAo who recently left us after a weeka star starwhich its itswhich tarwhich l
which war ao pleasant that they prolong d It to totwo totwo totwo
two weeks write that they had a most pleasant pleasantlourney ploaantJourney
Journey ey through th h the country arriving homo all allrirht allri
rirht ri hL
Frank Ridley of LaGrange Ga 0 writes to torartiefl toJartlCIII torattles
rartiefl at Sopchoppy 8opcho P that he and his hi son will willarrive willarrive willarrive
arrive theN in a few t r days dy that he will remain remainthoo remainthere
there 01 for some time while hla son and servant servantcoma Mnantcomo servanteomo
coma on here for a month An Atlanta club ofwhich of ofwhich ofwhich
which the doctor U a member contemplates the theerection theereellon theerection
erection of a hunting lodge somewhere in this thisvicinity thlavicinity thisvicinity
Madam Rumor has In some way wa connected my myname mrname myname
name with 1he he starting of your paper I with w to tostate totato toatato
state here that at no time was wul I consulted co lulted in any anymanner IUI7mnner anymanner
manner about the venture nor am I in any man manncr mann manncr
ncr n r directly or Indirectly Itldlrec concerned In It front a aInanclal afinancial aItnanciti
financial or other standpoint My II visit to Tails Tallalaaaee Tal Talhuaee Tailshaeee
huaee laaaee the day following Ita publication war pure purey purely
I ly y a coincidence coincidenceThe
The Panacea Springs Hotel Company Com have the theong thelone thebridge
lone ong bridge across Otter Creek well under underthat way waythat
uui that Is most mosi i of the lu lumber bee and large 1 la timbers timbers are areon are areon ANon
on the ground und which Is a large share of the work workA I IA
A jolly party is expected soon from Bainbridge BainbridgeGa Rainbr RainbrGa inbrid inbridGa
Ga They will wUlIO go Into the Townsend cottage and andtake ODdtake endtake
take their meals at the hotel hotelMr hoteLMr hotelMr
Mr Taylor one of the administrators of the theWIlUamMcCb theWII1IamJd theWIIWmMcCabe
WIlUamMcCb WII1IamJd ettaU taw has been in this vicinity vicinityfor YleII YleIIfor
for several days da personally Inspecting the timber timberands timberland timberland
land or the estate taw It Is rumored rum red that all the thIlOo thIlOocbe Mo MoCabe IlesCab
Cab lands landlln In this county count will be purchased by the theJ
J P Williams Company This rumor II apparentt apparnty appar apparently ¬
ently nty given color by the fact that the treasurer treasurerof
of the J P Williams Company came down today todayand todQand todayand
and met Mr Taylor The Tb latter abandoned a trip triphe triphe triphe
he was starting off on and they ttI went into intoence confer conferenee conf i ienee
When the present Commission was wasorganized WaJorganized wasorganized
organized it established a schedule of offreight offreight offreight
freight rates upon various classes of offreight offreight offreight
freight including what has since been beenmown beenknown beenknown
known mown as Class P which included includedumber Includedlumber includedlumber
lumber of all kinds brick and other other3uiding otherbuilding otherbuilding
building material It it also passed an anorder anorder anorder
order permitting the transportation lines linesto
to establish within certain restrictions restrictionswhat reatrlctlol1lwhat restrictionswhat
what are known as special rates on onsuch onsuch onsuch
such commodities This privilege has hastaen bubeen hasbeen
been enjoyed without complaint until untilrecently W1tllrecently untilrecently
recently when a large committee of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Georgia Interstate Sawmill Associ Association As8ocIatlon Association ¬
ation appeared before the Commission Commissioncomplaining Commlasioncomplamlng Commissioncomplaining
complaining that them th specUl Ipoc 1 rates rateswere rateswere rateswere
were unsatisfactory and an objectionable objectionableand l I Iand
and asking for a revision of o ofl ofthe the t e rates ratesif
if if the making of the special 8 lnl rates could couldcould coulacould couldcould
could not be stopped Being advised by bythe bythe bythe
the AttorneyGeneral that the making makingof
of special rates in such cases could not notnow notnow notnow
now lawfully be forbidden the Commission Com Commission Commission ¬
mission on Monday last la issued a notice noticeto
to jo the officials of all of the roads doing doingbusiness doingbwsinesa doingbusiness
business in Florida in whole or in part parthat partthat partthat
that at a meeting of the Commission to toe tobehe1d tobe
behe1d be > e held at Tallahassee March 23 at 10 10oclock 10oclock 10oclock
oclock a in the question of amending amendingclassification amendingclaaslficatlon amendingclassification
classification f No No1 1 by striking out outlumber outJumber outlumber
lumber and lath 1 c 1 123 28 of 6 6and 6and 6and
and substituting therefor lumber and andath andlath andlath
lath L 1 c LI2 L 12 of 6 Also to amend amendthe amendthe amendthe
the schedule of freight tariffs now nowknown DOWknown nowknown
known as Class P by y a reduction reductionalthe of ofthe ofthe
the rates stated therein as set forth in inhe Inthe Inthe
the Commissions Commiulonaorder order and notice noticeShould notiC1Should noticeShould
Should these changes CI after the tbehearfNr tbehearfNraetdown hearing hearingset
set aetdown down as above be made by the theCommission theComm1 theCommission
Commission Comm1 alon they will affect aff et not notthe only onlythe onlythe
the rates now no charged ed for car lie to toexport toexport
export XP < rt points tntl but also rate rates ca allsmaller all allsmaller iaIlamaller I
smaller shipments from all points to toall tI tIaU tooall
all point within the State
Items Ite ef Interest from ft1 > > a the Votieas VotieasState Vule VuleState 4 4State
State DepartaeatsEXECUTIVE Departoaeats DepartoaeatsEXECUTIVE nepal18tsEXECUTIVE
Governor Broward has appointed apJ > 9lnted the
following delegates to the Tuberculosis Tuberculosisconvention Tuberculosisconvention Tuberculosisconvention
convention which meets in Atlanta
April Apn117 17 Dr H E Palmer Tallahassee
Dr E Androde Dr F P Hoover Dr
E N Liell Dr P J Stollenwerck Dr
J Y Porter State Health Officer Offieelj Dr
W E Warren Jacksonville Dr Louis Louis
DeM Blocker Dr Warren EAnder EAnderson EAndertontDt ¬
son tontDt Dr J Hargia Pierpont PiE n Dr Frank
G Renshaw enshot Dr C W DVAlemberte D Iemberte
Pensacolai lir Dr J H Hodges H Dr N D
Phillips Gainesville Dr J M Jack Jackson Jackson Jacksong ¬
son song Jr rt Dr W B Bush B Miami Dr
J S Helms Dr L WWeedon W WW Weedon edonLDr Dr J L
A Blzo Blzl Dr F H Caldwoll Tampa
Dr J I4 N 11 Fogarty Dr J BMaloney B MalonCy Malone
Key West Dr W DeWitt Webb St Sf Sit
Augustine Dr E Q Atwood Dr H
H Seelye Daytona Dr F Airth
Dr C S Brown Live Oak Dr
A L Blaloflc Bla1 Jct Madison M dLson Dr J I J D
Bennett Dr H 11 M Taylor Taylorteal Crys Crystal rys rystal ¬ i iDr
tal River Dr G W Lamar Quincy
Dr Hiram Byrd Kisslmmee KI8 lrnm i DrW Dr W L
Hughlett Cocoa Co oli Dr John Ham 11am Mala ¬
bar Dr N N A Baltzell l Marianna Dr
N R R Phillips Graceville Dr J C C Pe
lot Manatee Dr R L Goodbread
Mayo Dr John John MacDiarmid DeLand DeLandHon DeLandHon DelandHon
Hon J Clifford R Foster has been beenreappointed beenreappointed beenreappofnted
reappointed AdjutantGeneral of the
State for the ensuing four years yearsGeorge yearsGeorge yearsGeorge
George B Ellis Lake City has been beenappointed beenappointed beenappointed
appointed treasurer of Columbia is county
for the unexpired term of J L Turner
deceased deceasedNotaries deceasedNotaries deceasedNotaries
Notaries public for the State at large la o
Miss Jeanette Stoy Jacksonville C E I
Mackey St Augustine A gusiinoL C S Sessions
Butler M G Brown Lake e City T C
Bryan B an Wannelh J S Thrasher Thrasher Ybor Ybor
City D M t Gornto iOmtor ornto Starke C C
Odom Providence J M M Junkina Chip
Icyb ley A B Torrey Crescent City J E f I itit
Armstrong t Aripeka8 Arlpeka S Brash Ap App r =
lachicola J J W Johnson Alafia U Id h
Soymour Miami W W Dewhurst St
The following letters patent have been
issued during the week weekMiami weekMiami weekMiami
Miami Realty Loan and Guaranty
Company 100000 to buy and sell real realestateetc re l lestBtoetc
estateetc Incorporators WW W W Prout ProutW ProutW ProutW
W D Sturtevant C M Terrell M D DPrice DPrice DPrice
Price PriceHenry PriceHenry A AHenry
Henry Giddens Clothing Company
Tampa 75000 75 000 to do a general mercantllo mer mercantile mercantile ¬
cantile business bus neas etc Officers Officers W B BHenderson BHenderson BHenderson
Henderson president I S Giddcns Giddcnsvice Giddensvice Giddenevice
vice president resident L Gates secretary H HC HC HC
C Giddens Glddens treasurer and manager managerFlorida managerFlorida managerFlorida
Florida Orange and Commercial Com Company Company Company ¬
pany Jackson Jacksonville llo 10000 to buy sell selllease Bellloose
lease etc real estate farm products productsetc
etc Incorporators Inco rators D T Gerow F G GYerkcs GYerkes GYerkes
Yerkes C B Potter R E Gerowr Smith Sm th B BBurbridge BBurbriage BBurbridge
Burbridge BurbridgeApopka BurbriageApopka BurbridgeApopka
Apopka Water Light and Ice Company Com Company Company ¬
pany 3000 to manufacture manufacturet etc etcelectricity etcelectricity etcelectricity
electricity and ice Officers A C Gt Star
bird president H H Witherington Witheringtonvice
vice president J D Mitchell secretary secretaryand secreta secretaand
and treasurer tren urer C R Converse and A
M Starbird directorsSUPREME directors directorsSUPREME alrcctors8UPREME
John D Robertson plaintiff in error errorvs errorVB errorvs
vs J Albert Hinson Jr Jrt defendant In Inerror inerrorMarion inerrorMarion
error errorMarion Marion county Judgment u ment af affirmed affirmed affirmed ¬
firmed Division A Apereuriam per curiam without withoutopinion withoutopinion withoutopinion
opinion William Mocker for plaintiff plaintiffin
in error no appearance for defendant defendantin
in error errorE
E E Ropes plaintiff in error vs E EH EH EH
H Stearns defendant defendant in error errorPut errorPutnam Put Putnam ¬
nam conuty Judgment affirmed a Divi Division DIvision Division ¬
sion A without written opinion E E ERopes ERopesc ERopes
Ropes in pro Inro Inroerror per no appearance for fordefendant fordofenaant fordenant
defendant in error errorE
E E Ropes Ro o plaintiff in error errolj vs J JF JF JFAlien
F FAlien Allen defendant in error errorrotnam errorrotnamcounty errorl Putnam Putnamcounty utnamcounty
county Judgment affirmed a Division DivisionA
A without written opinion E E ERopes ERo ERopes
Ropes Ro s in pro per no appearance for ed edfendant cdfendant edfondant
fendant in error errorE i iE
E E Ropes plaintiff in error vs C CW CW l lW
W Lansing et al defendants in error errorVoluaia errorVoluala errorVoluaia
Voluaia county Writ of error die dismissed dlamissed diemissed ¬
missed Division A because no final finaljudgment finaljudirment finaljudgment
judgment judgment was shown by the record recordOpinion
Opinion by Justice Carter E E Ropes Ropesin Ro s sIn
in pro per no appearance for defend defendants defendanta defendants ¬
ants in error errorJohn errorJohn errorJohn
John Claflin appellant vs W W WLangford wLangford WLangford
Langford appellee ap peilce DeSoto county
Appeal dismissed Division Bpercur Bpercurlam B per r cur curiam curiam
iam without written o opinion anions Forres Forrester Forrester orrea orreater ¬
ter Burton for appellant appellant no appear appearance appearance appearance ¬
ance for appellee appelleeTh t
Th Thq State of Florida by J B Whit Whitfield WhItfield Whitfield
field AttorneyGeneral appellant vs vsS VBE vsE
E R Marsh MorsHetaL et aI appellees DppelleelManatee DppelleelManateecounty Manatee Manateecounty
county coun counCuria Curia Appeal without dismissed ward Di Division iOnB iOnBVictor D DptU J3 J3per
per curiam ip without written opinion opinionVictor opml opmlVictor
was wasB
Victor H Knight with whom wh waa WUr EV EVB
B BI Drumright > on the a brief for appdant appd appdlant appellant
lant t io o appearance ppeiran9tw for or appelleea appelleeaThe ppeUeeeThe
The court stands adjourned adjournedTuesday unYi un unTuesday
Tuesday TuesdayMard114 March kith next l lCoRt t r rGbattrad
Gbattrad CoRt at trottoai Q alrtes ftG ool ootrtaw a
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