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A STRONG APPEAL. Jacksonville, Fla., July 2,1892. Several Boards of Commissioners of the State of Florida. Gentlemen— When I was at your convention at Tallahassee, called to consult together regarding the parti cipation of Florida at the World’s Columbian Exposition at Chicago, I became convinced of a general feel ing of regret among you at your in ability to make the desired appropri ation, owing to the possible illegality of such action. Asa member of the state World’s fur commission, appointed by Gov ernor Fleming, and authorized to collect tunds for the production and maintenance of a state building and exhibit, I wish to call your at tention to the present statns of the World’s Fair matter, the magnificent opportunity now offered every county in the state for a legal county exhibit at a small outlay, and the necessity for immediate action. That the transcendent importance of this greatest of all expositions is beginning to dawn upon the people of every section of the world is evi denced by the amazing interest and activity shown by every foreign na tion and by our own people. Sev enty foreign countries have applied for space, and special commissioners are either now in Chicago or on their way, from England, from France, from India, form Australia; asking for an increase of the already large amounts alloted them. Every avail able foot of the exposition grounds will be applied for live times over by people anxious to profit through the phenomenal opportunities offered to show to the world the attractions, resources and possibilities of the localities which they represent. In addition to the millions ol dol* *Tars already expended by the exposi tion management, congress is almost certain to appropriate other millions, such action being unanimously de manded by the business interests of the country, and the representatives of all political parties, through their national conventions. Nowhere else in the known world is there exhibited such a strange apathy—l might almost say criminal negligence—regarding this gigantic industrial enterprise as in Florida. Successful action cannot be delayed much longer, and I appeal to gentlemen, for such appropriations as •hall place your several counties prominently before the millions of visitors who will throng the grounds and buildings of the greatest exposi tion that the world has ever seen. Work upon all state buildings must he begun at once and finished in time lor the dedication exercises, begin “og on the 12 th of October next. Prom that date until the middle of April exhibits will be received and placed. The exposition will be open tothe world May Ist,and remain open ®®til the last of October, 1893 —a Period of six months. The Florida state commission at once needs $50,000, with which to bnild the Florida state building (a of the old Fort Marion, than which no more will seen among the state buildings), *od for the securing transportation placing of exhibits needed tA f the splendid space allotted to Plorida in the main buildings of the and for perliminary work *pon the “Official State Gazetteer.’’ | this amount lam assured $30,000 •y non-residents having Urge in in Florida, provided SBO,OOO is wished by the people of the state. Ik** 4 ***** * 30 > 000 may be immediate |Pf secured to the great and lasting | food of all Florida, I appeal to you, lyptlemen of the several boards of commissioners, land hereby jjr* * ou len thousand square feet of and wall space in the Florida we building at Chicago, in amounts gfaot less than one hundred,* nor than one thousand square feet, [||Pl*r square foot, payable to the state commission upon the allotment of space and the acceptance of the same by ;the board of connty com missioners applying for it. The choice of location in the State Build ing will be given to the several boards making application in the order in which such applica tions are received ceived by me, at the Carleton House, Jacksonville, by 1 etter or telegram. In addition to the space in the state building each county will be given, without further charge, space in the one hundred thousand copies of the “Official State Gazetteer” for a general county description equal to the amount paid for space in the state building, on the basis of S2OO per page. A county paying S2OO for one hundred square feet in the state building would receive in addition to such space one page in the “Gazetteer.” By this arrangement any connty may secnre a large or small space, as may best suit its re quirements, at a moderate expense, and at the same time representa tion in the “Official State Gazetteer” directly in proportion to the amonnt of its appropriation. There is no county in the state that cannot af ford to take not less than one hun dred square feet, and several ought not to take less than the maxumim of ij HftfedWKftta j ■HI II Ihi MgH H iml. LXIHe' MACHINERY HALL—(Specimen Illustiation from the Official State Gazetteer of Florida.) one thousand. It is reasonable to assume.that, if the county commis sioners provided the space and the state commission for the care of county exhibits, the people of the several counties will furnish the ma terial for creditable displays. The state commission hopes to secure free transportation for all county ex hibits. N o application for space under this offer will be considered binding upon any county, or the state com BOTAL JUKQTO POWpJSB CO., MS TALLAHASSEE, FLA* SATURDAY, JULY 16, 1892. mission, until inch space has been paid for; bat it is hoped to secure an immediate expression from every oonnty regarding what may be ex pected of it. Regarding the legality of this pro posed action by the counties, nothing can be more certain. There can be no more question abont a connty buying space for a oonnty exhibit than there coaid be about its buying ground for a connty coart-honse. It is strictly and absolutely for a county purpose. During the remaining six months of the present year it is con fidently expected to raise the balanoe of the proposed $200,000 for the Florida ex hibit by individual and corporate subscriptions,'through the medium of the “Official State Gazetteer,” which will be printed in January next. The $20,000 asked of from yon, gentlemen, is, however, needed at once, that the other $30,000 may be secured and work began; therefore, should this letter fail to reach any oonnty board in time for action at its regular July meeting I earnestly suggest that a special meeting be called as early as convenient to con sider it. If you will kindly inform me the date ol any such special meeting I will try and be present and famish such father information as may be desired. ARTHUR C. JACKSON. Florida State World’s Fair Com missioner, Jacksonville, Fla. WOBLS>B FAIB MUSIC. The fact that Theodore Thomas is musical director of the World’s Columbian Exposition, and that associated with him are William h. Tomlins and George H. Wilson, is assurance sufficient that music of the highest order and an excellent pro gramme will be provided. The best musical talent of the world will be drawn upon; fine halls will be pro vided and something like half a million dollars will be expended to . make the musical features of the Exposition a success. Two of the halls V auditories will cost each SIOO,OOO, and\tl7s,ooo has been set apart for an orchestra of 120 skilled musicians, who will Nis .drilled <by Theodore Thomas. This Orchestra will be the nucleus about width will be formed the grand choruses. N \ The Bureau of Music of the sition has issued the following out line of its plans, from which it will be assn that the plans are compre hensive snd promise most gratifying results. Reoognizing the responsibility of his position, the musical director groups all intended illustrations around two oentral ideas: ‘I. To make a oomplete showing to the world of musical progress in tills country in all grades and depart ments from the lowest to the highest. ft. To bring before the people of the United States a full illustration of music in its highest forms as ex emplified by the most enlightened nations of the world. In order to carry out this concep tion of the unexampled opportunity now presented, three co-operative conditions are indispensable: 1. The hearty support of Ameri can musicians, amateurs, and socie ties, for participation on great festi val occasions of popular music and for the interpretation of the most advanced compositions, American and foreign. 2. The presenoe at the Exposition of many of the representative musi cians of the world, each to oondnot performances of his own principal oompositions and those of nis countrymen, all upon a scale of the utmost completeness. 8. A provision on the part of the Exposition authorities of the means neoessary for carrying out these plans in the erection of the halls in dispensable for sncoessfnl perform ances and in the engagement of solo artists, orchestras and bands. Consideration of these three lines of inquiry has taken much time, bat progress is sufficiently advanced to permit the Bureau of Music the fol lowing preliminary announcement: The halls have been officially agreed upon and their construction ordered. These will be advantage ously situated within the Exposition grounds: 1. A Recital Hall, for quartet, concerts, etc., seating 500 people. 2. A Music Hall, with accommo dation for 120 players, 300 singers, and an andienoe of 2,000. 3. A Festival Hall for perform ances upon the largest pr&ticable scale with 200 players, 2,000 singers, and audience of 7,000. The Music Hall will contain a fine concert organ, and in Festival Hall will be placed an organ for chorus support. The appointed Commissioner to Europe who was sent to tender the invitation of the Exposition to the most distinguished composers has returned with an encouraging report whioh insures a series of international concerts unprecedented in point of •oops and character. • The invitation of the bureau to choral societies co-operate because of their love of art and the pride they have in the opportunity the Exposi tion will afford to show the world tbs aittstio level of the United States in music has broughtmany assurances of support. Inasmuch as it would be manifestly" impossible for the same cheiro to take- in all choral pe* formaWs, this work will he divided among >choral societies oi the entire country,\ , The Mnsioal Director assumes that thousands of singers and music lovers will visit the Exposition in any case, and that they will prefer to appear ae contributors, thus con ferring an importance upon their societies and their home* not possi ble under any other circumstances. These forces being directed and guided, as they must be, in combined effort, the neooessary preparation for their appearance at the Exposition will afford intelligent direction to efforts that in some parte of the country are now beiog wasted for want of a commanding object of work. The entire range of. the perform ance proposed may be seen from the following tentative classification: First Semi-weekly high spade orchestral concerts in music hdl Seoond—Semi-monthly high grade choral concerts in Music Hall. Third—Six series of international concerts, choral and orchestral, each consisting of from four to sue in Festival Hall and Music Hall Fourth—Three series of three con certs eaoh of oratorical festivals by united American choral societies in Festival Hall. Fifth —Concerts in Festival Hall under the auspices of German sing ing societies. Sixth —Concerts in Festival Hall under the anspioes of Swedish singing societies. 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