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VOL I No 10 FORT PIERCE ST LUCIE COUNTY FLORIDA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 22 1905 100 A YEAR
OCCUPATION OCCUPATIONLICENSE A TION TIONI
I LICENSE TAX TAXSeveral
Several Additions Made to the theState thestate
State List for this County CountyNEW CountyINfW
NEW OrriCEJOR OffiCE fOR CLERK CLERKCommissioners CLERKConlmlssloners
Commissioners Give Contract for Building Buildingto
to Franklin Uros Other Bus Business Uusloess ¬
loess ut Speilul Meeting MeetingPursuant MctlngPursuant
Pursuant to call of chairman the theboardof thcb
b boardof rdof county count commissioners met at nt9a
9a 9 a m September 20 1905 to lovy lov li license license ¬
cense taxes tu > e for the ensuing year and andattend andattend
attend to such other matters a might mightcome1 mightcorne
come1 before thorn Present W II IIlHardee
lHardee chairman J J F I Bell K H HIRaulerson BIRaulerson
IRaulerson K D Holmes and P Kroe KroeVJify l ou ouJJ
VJify JJ W Lemwrd sheriff J E I Fultss FultssClerk FultzOn
Clerk ClerkOn
On motion the following resolu resolution resolution ¬
tion was passed passedI pU8 CI CIWherens
I Whereas this board ot county cOllnt com commissioners commlsloners ¬
missioners have boon petitioned by h tho thoprincipal thotprlnclpul
principal property holders of Jensen JensenSt J UlHwn UlHwnstLuclo
St stLuclo Luclo county Florida to have cer certain celtalntrlSIHlI ¬
talntrlSIHlI tain trespassers WI moved from tho re reparlan 10parlan
parlan i Ignis at tho foot of Commercial Commercialistreet CommelclulJstreet
istreet in said town Therefore bo it itiresolvecl ItIresolved
iresolvecl that t Hon H on W H lillls nttor nttorney a ttorney
ney general of tho state of Florida Is Ismost Ismos
most mos respectfully requested to tile an aninformation unInformnl
information Oil in chancery ciIllIlClr in the circuit circuitcourt cllcuitcourt
court of St Luclo county Florida Floridaagainst Florldnagalnst
against C S Schuylcr E J J Hlcou and andtheJtrustees nnt nnttheltrustee
theJtrustees > of tho Planters Whurf WhmtIIHsoclatloll as association ¬
sociation at Jensen J ulIen Florida George GeorgeBaker GLUlgOBa
Baker Ba er G E I Coon and C II IJacy toi toiremove I IIremove
Iremove remove the annoyance UtlI10 lIllC and obstruction obstructionon
on the ilptirian rights to Commercial Commercialstreet loll1melclalstreetnt
street streetnt at Jensen on Lot 1 section 22 22townflhip I Itownshil
townflhip 37 south range11 east and andthe 11111the
the townshil clerf of this bonul huunlls is Instructed to tofurnish Infurnish I
furnish a certified copy of this sesolu sesolution sesoIUthm I I
tion
On motion board
to meet at 1 p m mIjoard mQ
Ijoard Q rd met at 1 p m with all mom momben lI1embeft4
ben clerk and sheriff present The Thefollowing lhofollOwlllg
following order was adopted udoptlIt
It is ordered by the county cnnimls cnnimlsBoners conllllsscmers
Boners that no person shall engage In Inor Inormanugl
or ormanugl manage any business profession or oroccupation 01k
k occupation > CQ tlOI within St Iucio county countyupon count countuXlnwhlch
upon uXlnwhlch which a state license tax tn > is im imputed imL ¬
puted by L the 1 provisions > Ioi of chanter 5100 5100of r101iof i
of tt lawa of Florida and subsequent subsequentamendments I Iamen i
amendments amen dnuts thereto t unless unl Hs a county COliIt
IkwOffe 1i4 t1 shall IIlull have been procured from fromthrtax l ltiit I
thrtax tiit x collector COlllCt 11 which license shall be bebMyed
bMyed Id in the same manner as state II IICMicTare 118ni I
CMicTare 8ni urc issued and the tax collector collectorshillin cull ctol ctolMlrth
shillin each ease collect an amount amounteqdalto I Ito
eqdalto to fifty IIft per WI cent of the amount of ofthVstate i itM
thVstate tM ltatl license tax for Io such business businessprofession lnlo lwss I If
profession f Blon or occupation n as U fixed by b bKichuptll
Mid Kichuptll chapter 5100 of the laws of ofFlorida 01 01Fl
Florida Fl rlda und subsequent sUU elltnt amendments amendmentsthereto all1elldmentsth
thereto th i to and it is further ordered that thatnoperson thatn
noperson n j erson shall engage in any business businessprpfession LUIIl ss ssprplesslon
prpfession or occupation hereinafter hereinafterrationed tel telioned
rationed ioned without first III t procuring a li lizenfe Iitllelefur
zenfe therefor and nn paying to the tax taxcolktctor taxr
colktctor r lW tol the several HUelalul10unts amounts indicated indicatedbclipjr Indicatedb
bclipjr b as follows followsiAfents followliint
iAfents int and solicitors of industrial industrialmutual Industriultlml
mutual tlml benefit and other Insurance InsuranceAkents InsUIllIIclK
> Akents K nts of manufacturers 500 500Birber 1iOOKrbel
Birber shopsone chair 250 2i O and andMWIfor undJMIfor
MWIfor each additional chair chairHlboats chair1boats
Hlboats used by dealers dealt Is or others othersfboatchlng otherRitching
fboatchlng itching or handling fish l1 h for profit profitjilaunches profitl
jilaunches l unchl used for hire 100 per perV perdealers
V
i dealers who ship oysters 1000 1000tkersuiie 1000kels
tkersuiie kels one wagon tOO two wagons wagonsi wagoilsIthree
i j Ithree three or more wagons 500 no noft
ft 200 200itling
1 itling works < s 1000 1000itractois
1 itractois tractors 250 250ber 2 O Obel
ber dealers or agents 2000 2000jhant 2000chant
chant tailors 510 510lufucturers 500r
r lufucturers of If artificial stone or org 01g
g blocks < s 500 500tiers 500lers
tiers in naval stores or agents
icion or oculist 200 200owing 200wing
owing bulls or other miasils ml slls at atB
B or heads 200 200lertakers 200ertalcrs
lertakers 1000 1000pdyanld 1000dyurds
pdyanld 200 200butchers 200utchels
butchers who kill cattle and hogs hogsarket hogsrket
arket 1500 for each place of ofS3t ofss
S3t ssmotion motion the opinion of f n F Fdson Fdsoll
dson legal advisor for the board board3ingthe bOU1dIn
3ingthe In the duties of tax assessor assessorceivedand assessorecelved
ecelved ceivedand IInd filed filednotion filedrnotion
notion board adjourned to meet at atSeptember atJP
JP September 21 21met 21rd
rd met 8 u m September 21 all allnt allt
nt t except K B Raulerson who whoen
en excused excusednotion excusedmotilln
notion salary of F M Hudson Hudsonal
al advisor for the board of county countyIsslollers
Eissioners was fixed at 10000 for forInsuing 101nsuing
Insuing year cllr services to date dateJuly datuuly
July 1 1905 1905notion 1905lotion
notion J A and Geo Franklin FranklinvUting Franklintutlng
vUting the firm of FranklinBros FranklinBrosnpowered Frunklln BIOS BIOSpowered
powered to erect a building tor torinty lorunty
inty clerk and tux collector s of oft
t 3 1 per diem each Said Frank Franks
os s to employ such other assist assists
is s may be necessary in the erection CIectlonbuilding
1 building The material for the thepn then
pn n of building to be furnished by by6unty byunty
6unty unty but to be bought by the thefranklin therunklln
franklin runklln Bros said material to be belass belass
lass in every respect and at the theprice theprice
price at which such materials materialsj materlnlspurchased
j purchased in the open markets marketsrices marketsices
ices to be approved by John H
u
Wynn I us supervisor el ls of f such hb building buildingwho lldlng lldlngwho
who is I appointed u I > olnled by the board of county count countI
commissioners Tho execution e > of work WOI WOIIn
1 I in the erection of said building to be beI befilst
I first class in every OCI respect lUll > Ict and UII subject subjectto
to the approval of said supervisor and andfinal andUnal
final approval and acceptance of the thecounty
I county commissioners The building to tobe tobe
be completed as per 01 plans > lnn8 and specifica specifications flpectliclItlons ¬
tions on file suicl building bul ding to bo erected erectedon
on the property IHol > Olty heretofore specified as asoffered afJollerml
offered by h the thotown town of Fort Pierce to toSt toSt
St Luclu county countyI
I On motion an agreement was entered enteredInto entoredInto
Into between F M Tyler und the board boardof
of county commissioners securing unto untothe untoI
the County of St Lucie a certain tract tractof tructof
I of land under certain conditions which whichis
is on file with the clerk of the circuit circuitcourt ellcultcomt
court courtOn comtOn
On motion board adjourned to meet meeton
on first Monday Monda in October ut 10 u m
Improvement Club Building BuildingWork BuildingWOlk
Work on the foundations of the Fort FortPierce FortPlalco
Pierce Improvement I club building is isprogressing I Iploglessillg
progressing rapidly > l l and the piers will willall
all bo be finished lul d by > the end of the week weekA
A corner stone fias fin been prepared with withthe Wltllthe
the date I11Oij 100 chiselled upon its sur surface SUIfllcl ¬
face and UII it will be laid with appropriate appropriateceremonies uPPIolHlntcClICIl101l1f
ceremonies by u the ladles of the club clubSaturday clubSatuIdt
Saturday SatuIdt morning Various memorials memorialsof
of the occasion will be blocked up In the thesolid thesolid
solid masonry masol11 The carpenters ore ex expected expoctcd ¬
pected to begin work next week but ns nsyot aset
yot et the contract has not been awarded awanledI
I
IMPORTANT CASE IS ISSETTLED ISSETTLED
SETTLED IN BREVARD BREVARDI BR VARD VARDI
I In the case IIRO of Mary ltnl Sanchez va Wm WmM
M t Dallam et al bill for partition partitionof
of the Spanish grant known as the theRogui theSfjul
Rogui grant involving 150 acres of ofi of1IIIIId
i 1IIIIId land lying I hlj north of Titusville 11 III svil1e which whichhas whIchhllH
has been pending about u1 > Olt throe years ears in intho inthe
the Brevnrd county Circuit court Judge JudgeJones JudgeJonel
Jones announced yesterday a decision decisionthat eclslonlhllt
that tho th 1 plaintiffs may ma take their de
ClCl for partition This was a hotly hot1 con
tested case Jiulpe I D L Gaulden of ofTltuavlllo
Tltuavlllo lltu vl1ll and Geo U Walker of ofJ
Jacksonville J represented the com
plainants and A W Cockrell Son of ofJacksonville ofJ
Jacksonville J and Geo M Robbino T < of ofTitusville ofJitu
Titusville Jitu lll1l represented the defendants defendantsI
This rhl is n 1 lecldid victory Iltor for Judge JudgeGlluldcn
Gaulden and his friends are congratu cOIIgratuIlItlllg
hit IlItlllg ing him on his success after hirt lire lireleas tireIloa
leas efforts for years tlrl in this case caseVisitor raseVisitor
Visitor to Town Towni
J T 1 Paclgott of Olney was n vial vialtor
tor in town this week < attending to tosome to8U110
some business hll lness mutters before the thecounty tholounty
county officers
SCHOOL TERM TERMCOMMENCED TERMCOMMENCfD
COMMENCED COMMENCEDfort
fort Pierce High School Opened OpenedUnder OpenedUnder
Under Favorable Auspices
152 ENROLLED MONDAY MONDAYNumber
Number will Probably Reach 200 After Afterthe Afterthe
the Holidays t10IldaysEKcelielit Excellent Corps Corpsof
of Teachers this Year Y ar
The Fort Pierce public schools opened openedMonday oRellcdMOllday
Monday with an attendance of 152 the thelargest thelargest
largest In the history of the school und undthe undthe
the following teachers In charge chargeProf chalgeProl
Prof J T R Pomeroy principal principalMiss prIncipal1IIss
Miss Sophie BauaUett of Hampton HamptonVa
Va first assistant assistantMiss assistantMiss
I Miss Genie Harris of Osteen Flu Flusecond Finsceond
second assistant assistantMrs
Mrs Geo Beck nee Miss Etta Jones Jonesof
of Catuwba Fla primary plimuIt
It being impossible to get all the pu pupils pupils ¬
pils Into one room no general opening openingprogram openingprogram
program was attempted each depart department department ¬
ment organizing In Its own way
An assembly ropm In which to con conduct conduct ¬
duct general exercises Is very much muchneeded muchneeded
needed A fourth assistant ass stunt is needed neededalso neededalso
also and will be an absolute necessity
in another year yearNine car carNine
Nine full grades have been organized organizedthis i ithIs
this being the first time the entire work workof workof
of the ninth grade or first year ear of the thehigh thehlh
high school has been taken up
The wagon from St Lucie brings six sixpupils sixpupils
pupils ana the one from lom the south brings bringseight bringseight
eight It is expected that by Christ Christmas ¬
mas mus the attendance will reach 200 a anumber anumber
number far beyond the present seating seatingcapacity scat ZOOt ng ngcupucity
capacity of the school building
Professor Pomeroy is an earnest and andcapable an ancapuble
capable instructor understanding the therequirements I Irequlroments
requirements and peculiarities ot this thiscommunity thIscommunity
community thoroughly and the fact factthat facttlmt
that he has been in charge of the school schoolhere schoolhere
here for several years em bespeaks his pop popularity popularity ¬
ularity He expresses s the hope that all ullpupils allpupl1
pupils will earnestly try to be In their theirplaces theirplnct
places every day du for only by h constant constantattendance cOllstuntattcndnnce
attendance can tho best progress rogres bo bomade bentlde
made A request is made that t It patrons patronsof pattollof
of the school endeavor to have their theirchildren theirchildren
children regular in attendance and to totake totake
take directly to the principal all com complaints complaInts ¬
plaints and suggestions suggestionsMarried suggestionsMarried
Married lit Jacksonville JacksonvilleThe
The friends of George Beck of Fort FortPierce JiOltPierce
Pierce and White City and Miss Etta
Jones of Catawba who was one of thetuuchtIJ
teachers In the Fort Pierce High schoolIllst
lust year were surprised JuIprl e to hear of theh1IIIrlage
marriage which occurred in Jackson Jacksonville Jacl < son sonvilio
ville lust Suturduy The happy coupleulrIod
arrived in Fort Pierce lust Sunday after afternoon attellIoon
noon and lilt were met by a 1 host of thehfllen
friends fllen H who came well supplied with withrice wIthrice
rice and good wishes They are now nowliving nowliving
living at their residence on Orange ave avenue avenUe ¬
nue Mrs IIJ Beck is again holding the theposition theposltloh
position us assistant in the high school schoolBaioball schoolBalcball
Baioball Today TodayA
A bull game will be played on the thehome thehome
home diamond this afternoon between betweenthe
the Acme team of Jensen and the Fort FortPierce FortPI
Pierce PI Ice club It promises to be a most mostinteresting mostIIItflestlllg
interesting game The new uniforms uniformswore
wore OlU due to arrive last night and the theboya theLo
boya Lo s urj IJ eager to don them It is ishoped ishoped
hoped that a good crowd will bo present presentto
to encourage the new team
f ABSTRACT ABST ACT QUESTION QUfSIION CREAKS CRfA TfS DISCUSSION
Reviews Abstract Question QuestionIndian QuestionIlidiun
Indian River Flu Sept 19 1905 1905Editors 1905Editors
Editors TRIBUNE TRIBUNEThe TRtBUNErhe
The question of a 1 set of abstract abstractbooks ubstractbooks
books to be owned ownl and controlled by the theCounty theCounty
County of Si Lucie for the real estate estatein
in thecounty is being pushed by some somepeople somepeople
people and the writer has been an in interested IIItlICitetllcadel ¬
terested tlICitetllcadel reader of the articles written writtenby
by Taxpayer rn > puYel N 0 Penny Penn J F Bell Belland Bcllund
and the editorial that issued from the thepen thepen
pen of the erratic elI lc News man manTaxpayers mllIaxpu
Taxpayers Iaxpu els idea I heartily sympathize sympathizewith s mpathlzewith
with for it does look as if we had to topay topuv
pay too much for abstracts and for a anumber anuinbm
number of yeara etl1J I was us of the opinion opinionthat opinIonthut
that we were e1e paying too much for these theseinstuments theseInstul1lonts
instuments but after looking into the thematter themattUl
matter I changed my mind mindA minA
A set of abstract books cost money moneyeither moneyeithel
either to make mal < e or buy There is but butone butone
one set et in existence that is authentic authenticfor
for the real estate in St Lucie county countythat count countthat
that is owned by the Brevard Abstract Abstractof
of Title Co at Titusville These books bookswere bookswele
were originally made up in a careful carefulmanner carefulnHlI1ner
manner from the records in the clerks clerksoffice clelksotlce
office in Brevard county the records ot otold ofold
old St Lueie county count which were in St StAugustine StAugustine
Augustine and other places and from fromthe fromthe
the U S Land ofilce These T lese books booksrepresent bookslepresent
represent a great deal of time labor laborand laborunll
and money spent In their making mal lg orig originally ollgInnlly ¬
inally and keeping up to the present presenttime presenttime
time They are valued at 5000 and I Ihave Ihnve
have heard that they have been offered offeredfor
for that price I know that there are areseveral uresevclU1
several parties in St Lucie county countythat countythat
that have investigated this matter thor thoroughly thoroughly ¬
oughly with the Idea of purchasing purchasingthem
them but after Investigation they have haveall haveall
all come to the conclusion that the de demand demand ¬
mand for abstracts would not justify justifythe
the outlay even at the prices asked askednow askednow
now for abstracts abstractsThe abstractsIhc
The incentive that moves private privateparties privateparties
parties to put their money in such in investments investments ¬
vestments Is the income or profit ac accruing accruing ¬
cruing therefrom and after careful carefulconsideration carefulconsldorntlon
consideration they the have arrived at the theconclusion theconclusion
conclusion that the actual income would wouldnot wouldnot
not pay a careful man to keep up the thebooks thebool
books bool < s and would not pay any interest intereston
on the investment Had we a county countywith countywith
with a large population and valuable valuableconcentrated valuableconcentrated
concentrated real estate Interests fre frequently frequently ¬
quently changing hands us In Duval Duvaland Duvnland
and other counties then It might pay payund payund
und there might be sufficient reason for forprivate forp1
private p1 vate parties or the county going into intothe intothe
the abstract business businessI
I understand d that there is a party in inFort inFort
Fort Pierce now who has made an ar arrangement arrangement ¬
rangement with the Brevard Abstract Abstractof
of Title itle Company to furnish abstracts abstractsContinued abstractsContinued
Continued on 01 Page 4
Opposes the Project ProjectWabasso ProjectWabasso
Wabasso Fla Sept 18 1905 1905Editors 1905EdItors
Editors TRIBUNE TRIBUNEIt
It looks as though the abstract ques question question ¬
tion was attracting t home > attention in inthe Inthe
the county and this Is as it should be beThe beThe
The News in its last editorials presumes presumesthat llsUm s sthut
that all opposition op > OSitioll to this move for un unadded unudde
added burden on the taxpayers tuxpa els comes comesfrom come11om
from parties Interested Intele ted in the abstract nb Ituct Ituctbusiness
business This is positively not so not notonly notonly
only am I not interested in thu remotest remotestway remotestway
way to the abstract ab tract business s but I Inever Inever
never expect to be not but what it is isan Isan
an honorable and legitimate business businessbut
but it does not run in my line lineI
I stated bv reasons for opposing the themeasure themeasure
measure in THE TRIBUNE and further furtherI
I want to say I right here that I wunt to toknow I
know what authority the editor of the theNews theNcws
News has for saying in an editorial that thatit I IIt
it is for the best interests of the coun county county ¬
ty to spend 3000 and more for ab abstracts abstracts ¬
stracts at this time An editor as I Iunderstand Iunderstand
understand it is no more of a tax payer payerthan payerthan
than any other citizen of the county countywith countywith
with equal taxable property and the thevery thever
very ver fact of him being an editor of a acounty acounty
county paper should temper his state statements statements ¬
ments and make him exceedingly care careful C lle lleful ¬
ful of taking sides in a matter like this thisNow
Now I say su again I am opposed to tothis tothis
this scheme for spending the countys countysmoney countysmoney
money for the reason that the th county countycannot countycannot
cannot afford it at this time while it is iswithout iswithout
without a court house without a jail jailwithout jailwithout
without a clerks office without a safe safeplace safeplace
place to put the abstract books in if we wenud wehad
had them themit it looks absurd to advocate advocatethe
the idea ideaI
I am of the opinion that no matter matterhow mntterhow
how large a petition is gotten up for forthe forthe
the county to go into the abstract bus business busIness ¬
iness that it cannot be done in this thisway thisway
way that there is no warrant of law lawfor lawfor
for such a proceeding as the people peoplehave peoplehave
have the ballot for determining such suchthings suchthings
things and I am convinced that it is the theonly theonly
only way it can come before the people peoplefor
for a decision Yours very trulv trulvE tru truE
E A HOLT HOLTThe nOLTThe
The law provides that the county countycommissioners countycommissioners
commissioners may order this work un undertaken ¬
dertaken upon a petition of a majority majorityof
of the registered voters of the county
Chap 5173 laws of 1903 ED EDShall EDShall
Shall the County do the Abstracting AbstractingSebastian AbatractingSebastian
Sebastian Fla Sept 20 1905 1905Editors 1905Editors
Editors TRIBUNE TRIBUNEShall TRIBUNEShall
Shall the county do the abstracting
for the people For the reasons sug suggested suggested ¬
gested by J F Bell and others I say sayyes sayyes
yes I also say yes for the reason that thatContinued thatContinued
Continued on Page 4
Fire at t Waveland WavelandThe
The residence of G V Honker at atWaveland atWacland
Waveland was burned to tho ground groundTuesday groundTuesday
Tuesday night the fire having started startedshortly startedShollly
shortly before midnight The building buildingwas
was unoccupied at the time and it is isthought Isthought
thought to bo the work of an Incendiary IncendiaryWest
West Palm Beach 8 Stuart 0 0The
The Stuart ball team met the West WestPalm WestPalm
Palm Beech aggregation on the latters lattersstamping lattersstampIng
stamping grounds Thursday afternoon afternoonand
and were defeated by a score of 8 to 0 0ST oST
ST LUCIE COUNTYS COUNTYSFIRST COUNTYSfiRST
FIRST CIRCUIT COURT COURTThe
The first session of circuit court held heldin
in St Lucio county opened Monday Mondaywith Mondaywith
with Judge Minor S Jones presiding presidingand resldlngtlnd
and Prosecuting Attorney John C Jones Jonesin
in attendance attendanceUp
Up to tho time of going to press no nocase noctlse
case has been placed on trial out it is isexpected isexpel1ted
expected that the grand jury will pre present present ¬
sent their findings this morning and a acase actlse
case placed on trial trialThe tllulhe
The he following is the granc1fulY grand jury
A M Sample SamlI T J OBrien G S STucker Sfucker
Tucker W H J Musgrove E J Tray Traynor Iraynor
nor W P Lasslter A B Lowry H HE HE
E Crooks Wm Fee Harry Jennings Jenningsclerk JennIngslIcll
clerk < W N Hendry Hen l W E Tylandor TylandorJ 1 landcr landcrJ
J G Coats D L Alderman AldermatlJ Lee Fa Faber Faber
ber A Y W Hogg H A Holmes E EC EC
C Summorlin foreman foremanThe foremanThe
The following have been drawn to
on the petit jury
R S Reynolds R Whyte J D Al Almond AImoud ¬
mond J J S Keene C F Olmstcad C CA CA
A Robiimon J H LeTourncau E C CB CH
B Tyndrtll T lIdtlI W H Harris T A Alder ¬
L S S Furnsworth A J Arnold
Favors the Abstract Plan PlanWhite PlanWhite
White City Flu Sept 19 1905 1905Editors 1905Edltols
Editors TRIBUNE TRIBUNEAs TRI UNF UNFAs
As there has been a letter published publishedin
in THK TH TRIBUNE asking for more infor information Information ¬
mation on the abstract question and as asI asI
I have been writing on this question questionmore
more or less I deem it my duty and andfeel andleel
feel as if the public expected me to togive togIve
give them what information I can in inmy Inmy
my humble way of this question of ab abstracts abstmcts ¬
stracts The principle facts involved in inthis Inthis
this question were given in my last two twoletter twoletter
letter but I shall briefly go over the theground theground
ground again and connect what has hasBeen hasbeen
Been said with other matter which will willprobably willprobubly
probably made it clearer clearerIn
In the laws enacted in 1903 chapter
5173 provides g That the county com commissioners commlslon ¬
missioners rs in and for any county of the theState theState
State may when they deem it advis advisable advisable ¬
able and upon a petition of a majority majorityof
of the registered voters of the county
to have abstracted any or all instru instruments instruments ¬
ments of writing relating to real estate estatesituated estatesituated
situated in said county Such abstract abstracting abstracthlg ¬
ing is to be done by the clerk of the thecircuit thecircuit
circuit court in and for the said county countyund countyund
und the clerk is to receive as his com compensation com75 ¬
pensation 75 per month for abstract abstlactng ¬
ing ng buck records recordsAfter recollsAfttJr
After the back records are abstracted abstractedthe
the clerks c lelk s monthly salary of 75 ceases ceasesand ceaslSand
and he is allowed the following compen compensation compensation ¬
sation for keeping the abstract records recordscomplete recordscomplcte
complete ten cents for making record recordof
of each instrument in abstract books booksbrought Looksbrought
brought to his office where said instru instrument Instrument ¬
ment does not contain more than two twodescriptions tWQdescllptlons
descriptions Where instrument con contains contains ¬
tains more than two descriptions the theclerk theclelk
clerk Is to receive 10 cents each for forthe fortho
the first two descriptions and an ad additional additional ¬
ditional fee of 3 cents for each of the theother theother
other descriptions descriptionsSection
Section 5 of said chapter provides providesthat
that for making abstracts the clerk clerkshall clerkshal1
shall receive 50 cents for first transfer transferand transferand
and 25 cents for each additional trans transfer transfor ¬
for ferSection
Section G of said act provides that thatupon thatupon
upon a petition of a majority of the theregistered theregistered
registered voters of any county of this thisState thisState
State the board of county commis commissioners commlsslonms ¬
sioners of said county if the said board boarddeem boarddeem
deem it advisable are authorized to topurchase to1Ulchnse
purchase a set of abstract books for forwhatever forwhatever
whatever price and on whatever terms termsthe telmsthe
the board may deem expedient expedientSection expedientSection
Section 7 of said act provides that all allsuch allsuch
such abstract books shall be held under underthe underthe
the custody of the clerk and shall be beopen beopen
open to examination free of cost costI
I have given above what I under understand understand ¬
stand the Taw to be on the subject subjectContinued subjectContinued
Continued on Page 4
f C STETSON STETSONIS ST TSON TSONIS
IS NO MORE MOREUnexpectedly MOREUnexpectedly
Unexpectedly Passed Away Wed Wednesday Wednesday ¬
nesday Night at His Home HomeDEATH HomeDEATH
DEATH DUE TO ASTHMA ASTHMAFuneral
Funeral will be Held this Afternoon at 3 3oClock 3oClock
oClock at EldredA long longPatient longPatient
Patient Sufferer SuffererThe SuffererThe
The citizens of Fort Pierce were wereshocked wereshocked
shocked to learn that Frank C Stetson
had suddenly died Wednesday evening eveningat
at 9 oclock oclockMr
Mr Stetson has been a sufferer for a ayear ayear
year or more from asthma asthmal and during
the spring decided that a change cnange to his hisold hisold
old home In New York would be a ben
fit to his health so with his family ho hospent hespent
spent several months at Stockwell und undother andother
other places In New York returning to toFort toFort
Fort Pierce about the first of September Septembermuch
much Improved in health On the 3rd 3rdof 3rdof
of this month he again took charge of ofthe otthe
the Fort Pierce passenger depot for the
Florida East Coast railroad but WAS wnacompelled WAScompelled
compelled to forego much of the work
in a few days as his old complaint was wasagain wnsagain
again troubling him and he was con confined confined ¬
fined to his bed the moat of last week weekThis weekThis
This week he has been feeling much
better being down to the depot every everymorning everymorning
morning and expressed his belief that thatwith thatwIth
with the advent of cooler weather ho howould hewould
would soon be well again againWednesday againWednesday
Wednesday morning about 10 oclock
he became much worse the attack < of ofasthma ofasthma
asthma being so severe that Dr Lloyd Lloydwas Lloydwas
was called in several times during the
day and It was only by constant cure cureand carean
and an attention that he was enabled to tobreath tobreath
breath This condition continued all allday allda
day da and until after 8 oclock at night nightwhen nightwhen
when he seemed to bo resting easier easierAbout cuslelAbout
About this time Mrs Stetson arranged arrangedto
to retire After placing a cot at Ills
bedside and preparing for bed she no noticed noticed ¬
ticed that he was breathing much easier easierupon ouslerupon
upon a closer examination she could not notdetect notdetect
detect that he was breathing at all and anda
a touch of his hand made her aware awarethat UWntothat
that he had departed this life Her Heragonizing HeragonIzIng
agonizing calls brought in the doctor doctorand doctorand
and neighbors but he had passed be beyond beyond ¬
yond human help
The remains were placed in charge of ofthe ofthe
the undertaking department of Fee FeeStewart FeeStewart
Stewart The funeral service will bo boheld beheld
held at his late residence resl ence at 130 1 30 this thisafternoon thIsaft
afternoon aft rnoot and the interment interrm nt will be
cemetery at 3 oclock oclockFrank
Frank C Stetson was born at Stock Stockwell Stockwell
well N Y on May 20 1864 came to toFlorida
Florida 1 < nineteen years ago and lived in inJacksonville inJacksonville
Jacksonville for eight years coining to toFort toF01t
Fort Pierce eleven years ago to accept acceptthe acceptthe
the position of station agent for tno tnoFlorida thoFloriaa
Florida East Coast railroad which pos position posItion ¬
ition he has held since that time He Hewas Hewas
was married in 18S7 in Jacksonville to toMiss toMiss
Miss Maude Williams who with their theirtwo ththtwo
two children Frank and Florence and andhis andhIs
his father mother and brother In Stock Stockwell Stockwell
well N Y mourn his loss lossMr lossMr
Mr Stetsons long residence resl encc hero has hasmade hallmade
made him one of our most highly re respected respected ¬
spected citizens and the hosts of friends friendsof
of the deceased join THE TRIBUNK in inextending Inextending
extending to the bereaved ones their theirheartfelt theirheartfelt
heartfelt sympathy sympathyHad
Had an Arm Broken BrokenWednesday BrokenWednesday
Wednesday evening while Wiley Lowry Lowrywas
was playing with some of the boys on onthe onthe
the depot platform he tripped and fell fellover fellovel
over the tongue of the express truck
breaking both bones of his eXlress left forearm orealm
The broken bones were set by Dr Lloyd Lloydand Lloydand
and the young man Is resting as easily easilyas ensil ensilas
as could be expected This should be a awarning awarning
warning to the numerous small boys boyawho boyswho
who frequent the depot about the time timeof timeof
of the approach of the evening train and andengage andengage
engage in hide and seek and other othergames othergames
games that are liable to prevent their theirnotice theirnotice
notice of the train and result in serious
Injury
Jap Social and Reception ReceptionThe
The ladies of the Fort Pierce Improve Improvement ¬
ment club will give a Japanese social socialand sociuland
and reception from 3to 530 oclock Sat Saturday Satulday ¬
urday afternoon October 7th at the
Fort Pierce hotel The public is cordially
invited to attend this receptionand reception and it is isespecially Isespecially
especially arranged at this hour so that thatthe thutthe
the mothers and children may attend
The waiters will be attired in Japanese Japanesecostumes Japan st stcostumes
costumes In evening a dance will be begiven begiven
given for the young people peopleImprovement peopleImprovement
Improvement Club Meeting MeetingThe MeetlnThe
The regular monthly meeting of the theFort thoFort
Fort Pierce Improvement club will bo
held next Monday afternoon September September25th
25th at 330 oclock in the first pri primary pl plmary ¬
mary room of the school house All Allstockholders Allstockholders
stockholders are urged to be present presentas
as the vote on the bylaws will be taken takenand takenand
and the same adopted at this meeting meetingReturned meetingReturned
Returned from Hospital HospitalDana HospitalDana
Dana Curry the young y ung man that thatwas thatwas
was severely bitten by the shark some sometwo sometwo
two weeks ago and has since been in inthe Inthe
the St Augustine hospital returned to toFort tQFort
Fort Pierce last Friday and is now nowaround nowaround
around town on crutches It is quite quiteprobable ulte ulteprobable
probable that the young man will en entirely entirely ¬
tirely recover not even suffering any
lameness lamenessTo
To be in good health this winter take takea
a bottle of our Peptonlzed Beef Iron Ironand Ironand
and Wine Drag Store I

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