The truth burns, the truth will be known in this campaign, truth beareth the victory.

The truth burns, the truth will be known in this campaign, truth beareth the victory.

Published Date

  • published 1906

Geographic Term

  • Jasper, Hamilton County.

Description

  • In the last issue of the Banner of Liberty some letters were published ... This letter is written solely for the purpose of answering the false charges in the last issue of the Banner of Liberty. Frank Adams.

Transcript

The Banner of Liberty.
Devoted to the Interest of Jasper and Hamilton County
Vol 3 Extra! Jasper, Fla., Monday May 14, 1906 Extra No
The Truth Burns
The Truth will be Known in this Campaign
Truth Beareth the Victory
The Hon. Frank Adams Refutes the False Charges of his Enemies
To the Voters of Hamilton County:
[left column]
In the last lesson of the Banner
of Liberty some letters were
published, signed by J.L. Wetherington,
M.L. Horton, John High,

A.W. Miller, who is commonly
known as "Snap," and another letter,
which is so devoid of truth,
that the writer was ashamed to
put his name to it and signed it
"Oppressed Farmer."
Joe L. Wetherington has simply
mis-stated the facts and for proof
just ask his brother, Hon. J.B.
Wetherington, clerk of the circuit
court at Jasper. His letter is published
in this paper.
M.L. Horton is simply sour on
mankind, because, he was so ignominiously
defeated by Isadore S.
Geiger in the last campaign for
the office of Tax Accessor.
John High is mad, because, the
[left middle column]
people took him off the Board of
County Commissioners in the last
campaign, for incompetency, insufficiency,
and misadministration of
the county affairs. This is just
what they should have done-
was one of the best things for [tear]
county that ever has been [tear]
A.W. miller, commonly [tear]
"Soap Miller," is the man, it will
be remembered, who was turned
out of Hebron church for swearing
to a lie, which he openly admitted
in the courthouse at Jasper on Saturday,
May the 5th, 1906. Now,
when such a man accuses me of "assailing
his CHARACTER" all the
reply I have to make is, that I am
not skilled sufficiently as a marksman
to hit a tobacco seed with a
rifle ball.
As to "Oppressed Farmer's" let[
right middle column]
ter, it is so utterly false that he was
ashamed to sign his name to it. If
he will produce any widow in
Hamilton county, or elsewhere,
whom I have ever individually
wronged to the value of one cent,
one thousand dollars will be paid
him by the Bank of Jasper, but his
charge is untrue and "Oppressed
Farmer," whom I have done many
favors, knows it.
Mr. High charges the use of
money and whiskey in this cam

paign.
This may be true so far as he
and his friends are concerned-
they may use it. I have not used
one drop of whiskey, money, falsehood,
nor mud slinging to influence
votes, nor have I authorized
any body else to use whiskey, or
money, or false hood, or mud.
[right column]
Can Mr. High say as much?
The prices of long cotton has
been as high in Jasper for the past
18 years they were at any other
place on the face of the globe.
I have paid every cent for it that
I could, including ofttimes [smudge]
[tear] Cotton from the sur[
tear] country comes to Jasper,
because the prices are better and
the cash is promptly paid for it.
All those charges made by Mr.
High, Snap Miller and their kind,
is done for the purpose of putting
Mr. High in charge of the affairs of
the State, like Mr. High had charge
of the country's affairs.
This letter is written solely for
the purpose of answering the false
charges in the last issue of the
Banner of Liberty.
Frank Adams
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