TRANSCRIBED BY : TINA EASLEY

FROM THE DAILY SOLIPHONE MARCH 26 , 1902

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POLITICAL SPEAKING

HON. J.V. BOURLAND , OF OZARK REPRESENTING GOVERNOR DAVIS , AND HON. CHAS. COFFIN , OF WALNUT RIDGE , REPRESENTING COL. RECTOR , ADDRESSED A GOOD SIZED AUDIENCE AT THE COURT HOUSE THIS AFTERNON, THOUGH THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE SPEAKING WAS NOT GENERALLY KNOWN , OR THE GENTLEMEN WOULD HAVE PERHAPS BEEN GREETED BY A LARGE CROWD OF HEARERS . MR. BOURLAND SPOKE FIRST AND HE ESPOUSED THE COUSE OF GOVERNOR DAVIS IN A VIGOROUS AND SENSIBLE STYLE , HIS WORDS ELICITING FREQUENT AND HEARTY APPLAUSE . WE WENT TO PRESS BEFORE MR. COFFIN RESPONDED IN THE BEHALF OF COL . RECTOR