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eat sympathy ot Democrats all over overthis ovorthis overthis
this country in the deep huUation h Nation and anddisgrace anddilgrlce anddisgrace
disgrace in Democrats desWting d g their theirparty theirparty theirparty
party and joining with Reffibllcans Re blicanl to toelect toelect toelect
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Senator James P Taliaferrp Taliafer for copy acopyof a copyof copyof
of Statistical Stat l ical Record of Jbe tbe Progress Progressof
of the United States 18001907 1 1907 and andCommercial andCommercial andCommercial
Commercial and Financial Finan c ialf Statistics of ofForeign ofForeign
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Foreign Countries fromthe Department Depart Department Departmont ¬
ment of Commerce and Labor It is a avaluable avaluable avaluable
valuable and interesting document well wellworth wenI wellworth
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When a politician starts out under the thepretense theI thepretense
I pretense of playing politics in a areliK areliKious relig religious religious ¬
ious way the chances chanceste are te tea a thousand to toone toone toone
one that he is a h hGreeneville and fraud fraudet fraudGreeneviJ1e fraudGreeneville
Greeneville Sun Sunera et Bome preach preachetting preachen
era in this State Statepresent getting into the thek thepre thepresent
t present pre ent political politicalWe on a rush rushfore rushi
i We have letters fro frothem k fore than one of ofa ofthem ofthem
them asking for support support of f candidates candidatesSorry candidatesSorry candidatesSorry
i Sorry it is so too tooGoneral
General Albert W Gilchrist a lead leading leading leading ¬
ing candidate for Governor spent last lastSaturday lutSaturday lastSaturday
Saturday in Tallahassee itaJJahas ee returning r urning to toJacksonville tQJacksonville toJacksonville
Jacksonville after a very pleasing and andprofitable andprofitable andprofitable
profitable visit in West Florida FIJrida He Hereports Hereports Hereports
reports prospects for his election themost the themost themOlt
most promising from every section s tion vis visited visited vieited ¬
ited and says he is becoming more more re and andmore andmore andG
G more satisfied each day While Wh 1e here herebe herehe herehe
he met many of our citizens perepnally perepnallyand
and becsm acquainted wi widid ny hedid he hedid
did not know before and andoldtime s of ofoldtime ofoldtime
oldtime friends were de dehim to see seebim seehim
him again srd pledge pledgeGeneral plc 1e support supportl pportI
I General Gilchrist will get getmajority et good safe safemajority safemajority
majority in Leon we feel qui quiFor quite sure sureFor sureFor
For some time the frien frienlace friends of Wal Waltace Wallace
lace W Stripling have been beento nghim nghimto
to make the race for Comptr CompStripling Mr MrStripling MrStripling
Stripling would make an ide idethe for forthe forthe
the place He is equippe equippeduties equippeor or the theduties theduties
duties pf the office in every everyThoifecord ucuJar articularThoufecord ucuJarTb8ltecord
Thoifecord especially would like like to see seeWallace seeWallace seeWallace
Wallace Stripling enter ent jKfeft race we wee wewere wewere
enter
were boys together togetherknows the e editor editorhow editorknows editorknows
knows his real worth worthwould how well he heoffice hewould hewould
would fill the Comptr Comptwo I a office and anddecide andw andwo
wo w sincerely trust he heter 1 decide to en ening enter enter
ter the race Mr S Sfrom ing Dg is known knownwere knownfrom knownfrom
from one end of the StafeMo Sta to the other otherand otherand
w and his thousands of friends fn nds declare
him a winner if he enters enterstbe enterslthe the race raceManatee raceManatee raceManatee
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The True Demcrat ofForsJto off a to its breth brethren brethren brethron ¬
ren of the State press fomheir fo eir consid consideration consideration considoration ¬
eration the name of Hone Hon fol J Apple Appleyard Appleyard Appler
r yard of Luke City for tM tH position of ofState ofState ofState
State Comptroller Like other news newspaper newspaper newspaper ¬
paper men of Florida hajias h he hasgivencon hasgivenconr givencon givenconorable givenconorable
r orable of his time and his his1fmitedmeans his1fmitedmeansto limited means meansto
to those things that tendto ten < o the devel development development development ¬
opment of the State His recent exhibit ex exhibit exbibit ¬
hibit at the State Fair at t 1mpa Tampa mpa of the theresources there theresources
resources re ourcea cf the northern north section of the theState theState theState
State in placing his histPunty oujountys peuntys re resources resources e esourcos ¬
sources on exhibition exhibitionf ioaW f Jd give him himthe hUJ1the himthe
the support lup ort or of every ma maduring mad Politically Politicallyover
during a public pub Jc life lifeyears ft over twenty twentyand twentyyea
years y atll he has been beenNo j and upright uprightdishonorable uprightNo
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of his He H a wou wouwoifld s a1tro strong man nuan andwoUkJ andwouW and andWhat
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NAMBS NAM a of the straightout machine machineleaders machinINdira machineleaders
leaders lure hit em on onthe the rawThe raw rawThe I
The NeW throws a fit and can think thinkif I Iif
if it ever does such a thing as think thinkof I Iof
of nothing to say sa but youre a liar liart11e I Ithe It1e
the t1e last resort of the exposed The TheNews Th1News TheNews
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1 w1O handled by the local editor editorie editorClay
ie a Clay County Times so tie tkaTalla tkaTallaiee Talla TallaOt
iee editor of that paper took it up upid updwondar updwonder
id dwondar wonder of wonders Igives gives the thewhole thewhole thewhole I
whole thing dead away by boldly ac acknowledging acknowl8dging acknowledging ¬
knowledging that there is a machine machineand
and claims thatit that it is a good thing So Soit Soit Soit
it is for its pets and hangerson on and andthe andthe andthe
the peewees that sing the praises of ofits ofi ofit
its i it leaders and managers Of course coursethe counethe coursethe
the Times had to abuse the former formerleaders formerleadors formerleaders
leaders of the Florida Democracy Democracysuch
such men as Dr Crawford Bloxham BloxhamDyke BloxhamDyke BloxhamDyke
Dyke Drew Mitchell Fleming Gwynn GwynnHenry GwynnHenry GwynnHenry
Henry DEhgle and a score of others otherswho othorawho otherswho
who if living are not now known in inthe inthe inthe
the Democratic organization And it italso italso italso
also had to ring in a lot of fulsome bal balderdash balderdash balderdash ¬
derdash about the great things thinglJen thinglJennings Jen Jennings Jennings ¬
nings has done doneYes doneY doneYea
Yes Y 81 Jennings has done some big bigthings biltthings bigthings
things Instigated and inspired by the theStraightout theStraightout theStraightout
Straightout machine he has done donehis donehil donehis
his little best to disrupt and destroy all allthat allthat allthat
that was decent and orderly and square squarein
in the Florida Democratic organization organizationWe
We shall hear more from the other otherpeewees otherpeewe88 otherpeewese
peewees but we will bet a dollar to a adime adime adime
dime that not one will follow the Times Timeslead TimMlead Timealead
lead in confessing that there is a ma machine machine machine ¬
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The Tallahassee True Democrat fails failsin
in its duties as a newspaper when it itsuppresses itsuppresses itsuppresses
suppresses the facts about the alleged allegeddeplorable allegeddeplorable allegeddeplorable
deplorable occurance at the capitol capitolThe capitolThe capitolThe
The people of Florida are entitled to all allthe allthe allthe
the information obtainable about things thingsthat thingsthat thingsthat
that transpire in their public offices officesThis officoThis officesThis
This is the second mysterious affair that thathas thathas thathas
has occurred at Tallahassee recently recentlyand
and the press of that city has not yet yetenlightened yetenlightened yetenlightened
enlightened its readers readeraTampa Tampa Evng
News Feb 27 27Now 2iNow 27Now
Now you have gone and said some something lomething something ¬
thing sure enough but pray why go gofor gofor gofor
for us Tallahassee newspapers in such suchmanner suchmanner suchmanner
manner for falling short on such oc occasions occasions occasions ¬
casions when the Jacksonville the theTampa theTampa theTampa
Tampa the Pensacola and other daily dailynewspapers dailynewspapers dailynewspapers
newspapers have right in the capitol capitolbuilding capitolbuilding capitolbuilding
building paid men or women to keep keepthem keepthem keepthem
them posted who alsd failed in theseduties these theseduties theseduties
duties The True Democrat pleads pleadsguilty pleadsguilty pleadsguilty
guilty in having done wrong in simply simplyalluding simplyaUuding simplyalluding
alluding to them and we are truly sor sorry lOrry sorry ¬
ry we did and when we make such ad admission admis admission ¬
mission mis ion or apology for it if you please pleaseit pl ue ueit
it goes go that we will not be so guilty guiltyagain KUiltyagain guiltyagain
again But pray dear brethren of the thedaily thedaily thedaily
daily press pre s you who thus throw little littlestones littlestone littlestones
stones at us why do you not have your yourhired yourhired yourhired
hired people at Tallahassee send you youthese youthese youthese
these kind of occurrences just as they theysend theysend theysend
send you out the other otherkind kind Only last lastweek lastweek lastweek
week a daily at Key West objected to toour toour toour
our sending to him a true statement statementwhich statementwhich statementwhich
which we paid telegraphic charges on ontoo ontoo ontoo
too to the effect that two cabinet offi officers officers officers ¬
cers were determined d to save to the theschool theschool theschool
school children of this state near if not notquite notquite notquite
quite a million dollars nearf Truly Tni y you youdaily youdaily youdaily
daily newspaper men are hard to toplease toplease toplease
please pleaseTampa pleaseTampa pleaseTampa
Tampa Evening News later date dateMarch dateMarch dateMarch
March 3 3The 3The 3The
The Tallahassee TrueDemocrat vouch vouchsafes vouchsafes vouchsafes ¬
safes the enlightening information that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the deplorable incident in the State StateCapitol StateCapitol StateCapitol
Capitol which it recently mentioned mentionedwas
was between two gentlemen The TheTrue TheTrue TheTrue
True Democrat would have proved it itself itself itself ¬
self a better newspaper by refraining
from any allusion to the incidentiif if it itwas Itwas itwas
was so situated or entangled that it itcould itcould itcould
could not give the full particulars The Thestate Thestate Thestate
state press has been ro regarding r arding the theTrue theTrue theTrue
True Democrat as the one independent independentand
and fearless newspaper of Tallahassee Tallahasseeand
and has been depending upon it to tell tellthe teUthe tellthe
the truth about what goes on there therewithout therewithout therewithout
without fear or favor Editor Collins Collinsshould Collinsshould Collinsshould
should endeavor to maintain this repu reputation reputation reputation ¬
tation tationWe tationWe tationWe
We will in the future even though thoughthe
the heavens fall but kind brother we wedesire wedesire wedesire
desire to assure assure you youmost most emphatically emphaticallywe
we have no entanglements or situa situations situations situations ¬
tions here that can possibly prevent preventour
our saying anything we please at any anytime anytime anytime
time and we will do it itThe itThe itThe
The Breeze of DeFuniak assures us usthat usthat usthat
that the governor has good reasons to tooffer tooffer tooffer
offer for his conduct in the Cooper Coopermatter Coopermatter Coopermatter
matter and that these are entirely satisfactoryto sat satisfactory satisfacto ¬
isfactory isfacto > to his friends we are warned warnedthat warnedthat warnedthat
that when these are put before the thepublic theubJi thepublis
public ubJi some will be knocked down downOur downOur downOur
Our esteemed Contemporary fontam rary forgets forgetsthat fo forgetsthat ets I
that the duty of 0 publicity is binding
bn the th governor Kovemorthat that he is not our ourWaster ourtilrlte ourhlutei
Waster ± but but our agent ent and that he heowes heown hopwee
owes us an aacountmgCurrent accounting Current Com Comment Common Comment ¬
ment mon Times Tim Union UnionTKis UnionTHi UnionTlie
TKis may may all be very well but would wouldit
it not be more seemly and timely to tohand toI tohand tohand I
hand out come of these REASONS to teal tealof all allof allof
of th the dear people peoplei j ji jJ jtll
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We hear much of ofl1loridtt nehine e in
Florida politics 1itiCl but wable w B never been beenable beenable
able to locate itPe it P PAnother HBft Journal JournalAnother JournalAnother
Another dear little innHKlunb in innw pitmb Some Somenewspapers Somenewspapers
newspapers nw p8r are reajBpf rea reactlel unsophieti unsophietieatedfor uneophkticatetl
eatedfor ctlel for this wick wickGUn Kid world of ofours ofours
ours No machine machineDo M in Florida FloridaDoesnt FloridaDoesnt
Doesnt Do nt the innocemWithe Innocen Innocenfreeze a suggestion suggestionfreeze suggestionfreeze
freeze you Y9uOcala Y9uOcalaThe Ocala Wfetr WfetrThe
The livafcjqa livo IIIl iMfriB which Editor EditorCollins EditorCollins
Collins o ftJ TkJiafia e e True Demo Democrat Democrat Democrat ¬
crat aJlPwWt cwt the name of those thosecomrelmc thoucom thosecom
comrelmc com the state machine in 10 anew anto an answer ¬
swer ew to the e dare of Editor Crawford of oftbe
tbe b Pensacola P8n acola News must have taken takenthe takenthe takenthe
the breath away from that young friend friendOf
Of oUnlTampa ours Tampa Tribune TribuneSome TribuneSome TribuneSome
Some evidences of fact factJ 1 In the re removal removalof ¬
moval movalof of StateAttorney Perkins through throughthe
the work wor and influence of James Jam Alex Alexander Alexander Alexander ¬
ander the facts that followed and the thereinstatement thereinstatlmont thereinstatement
reinstatement of Perkins with relief reliefbill reliefbill reliefbill
bill for his bi salary which was right just justand justand justand
and due tojiim toJ1 m but the State paid two twosalaries twosalarie twosalaries
salaries by the machine playing in poli politics politic politics ¬
tics It would take much space for de details detail details ¬
tails and they have been published
2 The long delays and quiet very verysecret verysocret verysecret
secret actions in the Cooper case on the theadvice theadvice theadvice
advice influence and work of Lawyer LawyerBrady LawyerBrady LawyerBrady
Brady and the spending of contingent contingentfunds contingentfundlconnocted contingentfundsconnected
funds fundlconnocted connected with that celebrated celebratedcase
case with its many frills mysteries mysteriesetc mysterietc
etc that go with it It would take a alarge alArge alarge
large space and Floridians have seen seenmuch Ionmuch seenmuch
much of it in print but there is yet a acloud acloud acloud
cloud over it
3 Action in connection with the Eppea Eppeamurderers Epp08murderers Eppesmurderers
murderers the DocMac case and someothers some someothers someothers
others of similar nature Particulars Particularswould Particularswould Particularswould
would take great space Floridians are arefamiliar arefamiliar arefamiliar
familiar with it
4 The veto power that has been beenplayed beenplayed beenplayed
played for all it was worth in killing killingmeasures killiDgmoasures killingmeasures
measures first that protected and required re required required ¬
quired depositing with treasurer of 11 11funds I I Ifunds Ifunds
funds and later that played into the thehands thehands thehands
hands of machine politicians in Duval Duvalcounty Duvalcounty Duvalcounty
county
5 The number of cheap ch p sales of I I Ilands Ilands Ilands
lands to or through machinists or fav favored favored favored ¬
ored ones Queer and inconsistent action actioninsetting actionin
setting in aside primary election actions actionsgoing actionsgoing actionsgoing
going back on democratic precedents precedentspractices proc8dentspractices precedentspractices
practices etc These would take great greatspace groatspace greatspace
space and an have all been in print
6 The peculiar action in connection connectionwith connoctionwith connectionwith
with printing < < when the Attorney
General the Supreme Court and the theBar theBar theBar
Bar Association of Jacksonville J de denounced denounced denounced ¬
nounced it and the work was refused refusedbut refusedbut refusedbut
but paid for and accepted the same samework samework samework
work has been en done over and paid for foragain foragain foragain
again
7 The suppression and whitewashing whitewashingof
of that asylum investigation and many
funny and disgraceful affairs connected connectedwith connectedwith connectedwith
with it High state officers have told it itout itout itout
out of meeting too that just a few more morepointed morepointed morepointed
pointed questions would have brought broughtout
out the true history of a certain 1200 1200check 1200check 1200check
check or draft that was cashed at the theCapitol theCapitol theCapitol
Capitol
8 The usurpation of power in setting settingaside settingaside settingaside
aside court actions acti ns
9 Disregarding the wishes and desires de desires desires ¬
sires of a large majority of citizens citi ens and andrecommendations andrecommendations andrecommendations
recommendations of county democratic democraticexecutive democraticexccutive democraticexecutive
executive committees in appointments appointmentsetc
etc
10 Allowing if it is so and it has hasnever basnever hasnever
never been denied that in the great com compromises compromises cornpromises ¬
promises some chosen or machine man manwas manwas manwas
was allowed to get in the shape of fees feesenough feesenough feesenough
enough money to take up campaign campaignnotes campaignnotes campaignnotes
notes to the amount of 10000 in Jack Jacksonville Jacksonville Jacksonville ¬
sonville sonvilleThese sonvilleThese sonvilleThese
These will do for the present but butthere butthere butthere
there are many things that go to prove provethe provethe provethe
the existence of machine politics being beingplayed beingplayed beingplayed
played into all kinds of public affairs affairsand affairsand affairsand
and each of the subjects is open to just justcriticism justcriticism justcriticism
criticism and would furnish matter for formuch formuch formuch
much space in print Almost every everyquestion everyquestion everyquestion
question that was before the last legis legislature legislature legislature ¬
lature had machine politics played into intoit
it hence the burdensome taxation the theshortage thoshortage theshortage
shortage of funds to meet the load of ofappropriations ofappropriations ofappropriations
appropriations etc Yes the machine machinegang machinegang machinegang
gang that is in power in Florida are areplaying areplaying areplaying
playing things for all there is in it for forthemselves forthemsclves forthemselves
themselves and friends friendsand and there is a amachine amachine amachine
machine within a machine a wheel wheelwithin wheelwithin wheelwithin
within a wheel a ring within a ring ringand ringand ringand
and Floridians are groaning under it itIf itIf itIf
If any democrat in Florida still doubts doubtsthe doubtsthe doubtsthe
the existence ister ce of this Barrs BarrsStockton BarrsStocktonJenningsBrowardstraightout BarrsStocktonJ Stockton StocktonJenniligsBrowardstraightout
JenningsBrowardstraightout J enni ma machine machino machina ¬
chine or desires further and more de detailed detailed detailed ¬
tailed information concerning any of the thaforegoing theforegoing theforegoing
foregoing items we will gladly respond respondto
to any reasonable request for the same sameto sameto sameto
to the fullest extent to which we can canspare canspare canspare
spare the space for such details detailsThe detailsThe devilsThe
The Tallahassee True Democrat will willnot willnot willnot
not come out with the facts about that thatdeplorable thatdeplorable thatdeplorable
deplorable incident which it said oc occurred occurred occurred ¬
curred at the Capital any further than thanto
to declare it was personal a agreement agreementbetween agreementbetwoon agreementbetween
between two gentlemen in in4he the Capi Capitol Capitol Capitolbuilding
tol building Strangosurpassmgstrangi StrangosurpassmgstrangiWe Strmmesurpu ingltrange ingltrangeWe
We thought those gentlemen in the theCapitol theCapitol theCapitol ie ieTHAT
Capitol building were like souls withbua with withbut withbut
bua but a single thought etc etcTama etcTamaTribune Tampa TampaTribune
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TAXES HAVE INCREASED INCREASEDOne
One On of the penalties of being rich ch and andprosperous andprotJerou8 andprosperous
prosperous is heavy taxation Notwith Notwithstanding Notwithstanling Notwithstanding ¬
standing it does seem passing strange strangeto I
to us that as our own beloved Florida Floridagrows Floridagrows Floridarows
grows rows richer and more prosperous and andvaluations andvaluations
valuations valuations increase each year the rate rateof rateof I Iof
of taxation should increase along with withit
it A slight investigation investi ation along these theselines theselines theselines
lines will convince the most skeptical skepticalthat Ikepticalthat
that taxes are about an high as during duringreconstruction during duringreconstruction I Ireconstruction
reconstruction days while taxable valuos val values ¬ i iu08
ues have increased amazingly Where Whereis I Iis
is the remedy We think we know it itbut itbut itbut
but we are going to permit whoever whoeverwill whoeverwill I Iwill
will to answer for us ulMadison Madison New NewEra NewEra
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The remedy is easy see that politics politicsis
is not played any longer into all public publicaffairs publicaffairs I Iatrain
affairs that men who use the public publicbusiness publicbusiness I Ibusinus
business to build up and strengthen strengthenpolitical strengthenpolitical i ipolitical
political machinery is defeated at the thepqlls thepalls I Ipqlls
pqlls Again these matters began to toget toget toget
get so under a democratic carpetbag carpetbagger ¬
ger who accidentally became Governor Governorof I Iof
of Florida FloridaThe FloridaThe FloridaThe
The insinuation that there has been beenanother beenanother beenanother
another scandal at the state house houseis
is without the least foundationPon foundationPonsacola foundation Pen Pensacola ¬
sacola Evening News NewsFrom NewsFrom NewsFrom
From which we must infer that there therehas therehas therehas
has been ONE Will the News tell us usif usif usif
if our surmise is correct If so SOt when whenwas whenwas whenwas
was it and what was it itLaKe Lake City
Index IndexIf
If there is a lie out this newspaper newspapernever
never told it No one from Tallahassee Tallahasseehas
has ever said it was a scandal scandalThere scandalThere scandalThere
There was a good hard facepunching facepunchingand
and scrap in an executive office a clerk clerkpunching clerkpunching
I Ipunching
punching a cabinet officer all the same sameNow sameNow i
Now let the Pensacola News and other otherpapers otherpapers otherpapers
papers get statements of facts just j Bt as asthey asthey asthey
they were and give them to the world worldwe
we gave both parties to understand at atthe atthe atthe
the time we were ready to publish publishtheir publishtheir publishtheir
their statements of it itHon itHon itHon
Hon W M Hollpway state super superintendent superintendnt superintendent ¬
intendent of public instruction is hot hotafter hotafter hotafter
after that million dollars the 11 I I Fund Fundowes Fundowes Fundowes
owes to the State school fund He is isgoing isgoing isgoing
going to get it itFlorida Florida Index IndexOf IndexOf IndexOf
Of course he is if there is or will willbe wi1be willbe
be enough of that fund left to pay it itEditor itEditor itEditor
Editor Thotj J Appleyard carried his hiscounty hiscounty hiscounty
county to the state fair in good shape shapesecured shapesecured shapesecured
secured much prominence for his home homecounty homecounty homecountyand
county countyand and captured valuable premiums premiumsSuch
Such men are worth much to a com community community community ¬
munity munityHon munityHon
r rHon
Hon D H Mays of Monticello can candidate candidate candidate ¬
didate for Congress was in the city cityWednesday cityWednesday cityWednesday
Wednesday and made the True Demo Democrat Democrat Democrat ¬
crat a pleasant visit He reports af affairs affairs affairs ¬
fairs very satisfactory to himself and andfeels Cndfeels tfndfeels
feels sure of being one of the highest high t in inthe inthe inthe
the first primary primaryNote primaryNote primaryNote
Note the fact that every man who whoholds whoholds whoholds
holds an administrative department of office office offlee ¬
fice first secured it under the appoint appointment appointmont appointment ¬
ment of William Sherman Jennings the thefigure t thefigure e efiguo
figure head of the machineexcept machine except Hons HonsB
B B McLin and W M Holloway who whoboth whoboth whoboth
both went into office by election the thefirst thefirst thefirst
first time and wonderful to behold too toothe toothe toothe
the State democratic executive commit committeeltKat committopt committedl
teeltKat topt tedl tlittt time run an indepent candidate candidateagainst candidateagainst andidateagalnat
against the regular nominee Mr Hol Holloway Hol10IY Hottoay ¬
loway No there is i no dirty political politicalmachine politicaJmachine politicalmachine
machine in Florida Scat ScatWamte ScatWatd ScatWasted
Wasted WamteOne WatdOne WastedOne
One good farm hand Regular work workand workand workand
and good wages w ee G G GibSs 504t
THE TRUE DEMOCRAT WILL DO IT ITNews JTNews ITNews
News comes from Tallahassee that
the State Pardoning Pardonin Board was again
in operation last Friday and that many manyconvicts manyconvIcts manyconvicts
convicts were released one of the num numI ¬
I bar being Harry Bomford of Tampa a aplumber aplumber
I
plumber who snot Capt Park and wag wagsont wusont wassont
sont to prison seven I ven months ago for a ayear ayear ayear
year It is probable that no publicity publicitywill
will be made as to the others pardoned
If the True Democrat of Tallahassee Tallahasseereally TallahUleereally Tallahasseereally
really wishes w llh81 to smash the Tallahas Tallahassee ¬
see machine tI the publication of the
list of pardons granted grant d and denied deniedother and andother
other particulars articulars connected deniedl theredh theredhwould there b bwould hwould
would help Celp materially It is no unmon uncJH uncJHmon un
mon thing to hear men say they will willnever willinever wluf wlufnever p
never vote for any member of tha
board again Jacksonville J Metropolis MetropolisBut
But you must know there are arecandidatescoming arecandidates I 1 1candidates
candidatescoming candidates coming out agafiist aga st any anyof 11 11of o oof
of them so far an and the primaries are arecreeping arecreeping arecreeping
creeping up on us fast fastIn fastIn fastIn
In their enthusiasm over the prospect prospectof
of the schools securing that million milliondollars milliondoUanl million milliondollars
dollars certain certainpapen papers have seemingly
forgotten that Governor Broward plays playsa
a conspicuous part rt in the premises premisesPalatka premi premisesPalatka Ol OlPalatka
Palatka TimesHerald TimesHeraldNay
Nay for the slice is big enough to togive togive togive
give him full credit for all he too is isentitle isentitlod isentitledto
entitle entitledto to and we will go still further furtherand furtherand furtherand
and admit that he did say and contin continues ¬
i ues to say the schools are entitled enti led to it itBUT i iBUT itBUT
BUT you administration people must mustremember mustremember mustremember
remember he wishes to continue spending spend spending spending ¬
ing those same school monies in drain drainage drainage drainage ¬
age operations and as we have every everyreason everyreason everyreason
reason to believe after spending every everydollar everydollar everydollar
dollar that way and after every acre acrehas acreht8 acrehea
has been disposed of it would take at atleast atleast atleast
least a million dollars and may m y be bemore bemore bemore
more to continue to drain the Ever Everglades Everglades Everglades ¬
glades where would the schools share sharecome sharecome sharecome
come from The difference is as to tothe tothe tothe
the time and way to settle up Thats Thatsall
all
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We with pleasure pI sours add to our ex exchange exchange exchange ¬
change list The Real Estate and Bank Bankers Ba1ikera ¬
I ers Review a very neat and clean cleanmonthly cleanmonthly cleanmonthly
monthly in magazine style published publishedat
at Live Oak It is very interresting interrestingand
and will be a valuable and splendid ad addition addition addition ¬
dition to everybodys collection of ofreading ofreading ofreading
reading matter Get a sample copy copyof copyof copyof
of it and read it itIt itIt itIt
It is really amazing to note some of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the lame attempts of the ring organs in intrying intrying f ftrying
trying to stem the tide of popular pub publie public public
lic approval that Hon Albert Gil Gilchriat Gilchriat Gilchrist
chriat is winning throughout the State StateHon StateHon StateHon
Hon Albert Gilchrist has a record for forhonesty forhonoaty forhonesty
honesty and faithfulness faith uln06s that cannot be befazed befazed befazed
fazed by these punny attacks Hes Hesbooked Hesbooked Hesbooked
booked for the Governors chair and andthe andthe andthe
the ring organs know it even at this thiaearly tht thtearly thisearly
early stage of the game gameLake Lake Butler ButlerStar ButlerStar ButlerStar
Star StarThe StarThe StarThe
The Laurel Hill Home pays Hon HonRoyal HonRoyal HonRoyal
Royal C Dunn Secretary of the Rail Railroad Railroad Railroad ¬
road Commission the following qompli qompliment compUment gomplimont
ment If Mr Morgan is to retire at atthe atthe atthe
the end of his present pros tnt term as Railroad RailroadCommissioner RailroadCommi RailroadCommissioner
Commissioner Commi ioner we w are of the opinion opinionthat opinionthat = I Ithat
that there could ba b no better materialfound material materialfound materialfound
found in inthe the State to take the place placethan placethan Z j jthan
than U IaMr Mr R C punn He has had hadmore badpOre hadlpcre
more pOre thair than1ive fivQ years as Secretary Soore of offfia oft ofdie
die t Commission Con ndllon which naturally na urally makes makeshim makehim makeshum
I
him thoroughly familiar farniliarwith with the thedutiee thedutieeof duties dutiesof duti dutiof
of the office and besides b lde he U i natur naturally naturaU naturalq ¬
ally aU a good man one whom we believe believewiD be1i believewiU ye yewlU
wiD serve both sides sid of the question questionfairly que questionfairly tion tionfairly
fairly and squarely

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