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I tB Believed lIeved that this Route will Be fa faMore far farI rtMore
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formation has reached THE TRI TRIoffice TRII TRI
I l to office that Governor Broward ha haid has haed
0 ed id Franklin Sheen the able sur surof sunof
0 of West W lst Palm Beach to make maketnvey i inirvey u ulIll
nirvey lIll of a route from the St Striver StIlvtI Siriver
river to Lake Okechoobee It i itood Itood II
I I tood that Mr Sheens route wllthu will willI win
I thu course of the south fork et o olt of oft
t lt t Lucie using the Halpittioke Halpittiokeuntil
II until it passes Iu ses through the Han Hanrant Hunrunt Ilanmutt
rant thence along the south InnI line limd lineI
I d grunt to the southwest comegrant come C01nelC C01nelg1llut
C grant thence in a southwesterly southwesterlyition southwesterlLion
p Lion to near south boundary line o oihip of ofphlp el
l phlp ihip 39 thence on u due wesfie wes wesuntil VEst VEstne
ne until it intersects the easter easteny easterabatadar3
abatadar3 Ir y line of range 37 thence in intnWhwesterly i ifa n nwesteaI
fa tnWhwesterly tthwesterly westeaI course to Chnncey Bay BayOfTthe Baythe I I1401tthe
OfTthe the eastern shore of Laku OkechobeeI Okechobee
o NflTMs hls route is I declared by b those win winart whoI wh1itthoroughly
I I thoroughly art arthoroughly familiar with the coun countvy counbe coun7Q
> tvy 7Q < to be far more suitable than thi thius thof
f Ious us route as it follows the th iwturaisions iwtura natulnlI
I shuns and water courses of thi thiiMdJand thliJMid thland
iJMid iMdJand land and runs to the south of the ridgethat ridge ridgetlwt ridgestlalt
that jay y v north and south through tinou gh all tin tintfrriforv thelHtween thtiisrI
tfrriforv tiisrI iv between the Indian River am amOkechobee IInd IIndILK
ILK 0 Okechobee whilu the formegoes former formeigoes formeri
i goes exactly along Ilon the divide 01 01water of ofjt o otoft
jt oft ft water courses and through th tht the theI <
I t point of land in thu sectionlconvetsation section sectionIconveisation soctlonlcolelsnton
Iconveisation with a TRIBUNE re rer rer
> r 1 Mr F 1 h M Platt n practica practicaivttjengiiuer prnctlculYUIengllHII practIcavitlengineer
ivttjengiiuer and woodsman who ii iiuglily is isI i iuhly
I uglily familiar with every foot ol olid ord o obetween
id d between b twecn Lake Okechobee ant uncdian und undI antdrat
I drat River stated that a cams canaor cnnul
or the line lately completed would wouhlire tvouhre
lire 10 a cut of Ja feet in passing passingli
h the rid ridges ge9 i which lie on either eithuithe litholot
ot the AIlapatahatche Alluptitahatchc slough sloughby
by adopting a southern route routewould routewould routewould
would pass Ins to the southward ol oli otridges o oridges
i ridges there would bu no cut over oveiIt ovortboth overtboth
It tboth both figures based bus ell on lowering loweringlater loweringatel
later atel in the lake tI i feet feetDther feetthel feettier
tier advantage of the southern southernI
I is that it would pass puss through u uore a aore aore
ore desirable track truck of land the thecountry thecountry titcountry
country being composed of rich richbeing richelng rickclog
being mostly muck with sandy sandyiinderlaid snndyIIlllnlald sand sandnderiald
iinderlaid with marl nuulund and clay Thisterritory This Ihiiterritory his histel1ltol
territory tel1ltol if brought under culti cultiby cultlb cultiby
by b the completion of thu canal canalopen cunulopen canalopen
open up u new garden spot spotevery spotevery spotevery
every kind of vegetable would wouldBI
BI h 108 acres of this land neat neatwas nearUS neatteats
was US planted two years ago a ro and andevery undevery ant antevery
every promise of producing ex exIt ext ext
It t crops but before maturity the thecountry thecountry titcountry
country was under water and andIlls undhl tint tintIda
Ills hl destroyed destroyedbuilding d
building of this canal will not notbe notbe notbe
be of inestimable advantage toand to toand toand
and surrounding country but butoel butd
oel d effects will extend far beyond beyondnarrow lieyonllurrow beyondarrow
narrow limits as the successful successfuling
ing ng of Lake Okeehobee will pre preeis preIts prets
Its ts overflow and the damming up upthe upthe
I the creeks and an rivers tributary tributaryo
to 0 and will make tillable millions millionses
res es of land in Dade St LucieMonde Lucie LucieMonroe LucieMomol
Monroe > DeSoto Polk Osceola OsceolaOrange O Osceolarange ceolll ceolllrange
Orange range counties which have no noanywhere noanvwltJle noanywhere
anywhere in the world The re rektion retio yeton
ktion tio ton 1 of this vast expense of terri tenlill terriwill
will ill open up a new garden spot for fortate forate forate
tate ate as well as providing untold untoldfor untoldfor
for pasturage that is now under underthe underthe underthe
the plan of the governor to haveanal have haveiunal haveuna
iunal una anal I connecting the St Lucie LucieIwith Luciewith Luciewith
with Lake Okecnobee to be a part partinland partinland partinland
inland waterway the other canal canalInnect canalnnect canalnnect
nnect Lake Okechobee wich theahatcitee the theknhatchee theahatchce
knhatchee river which besides besidesIng besidesng
Ing ng this immense area will open a aI afor afor
I for steamboat transportation to toI toproduce toproduce
I produce to tide water waterit
it t it is Governor Browards firm firmtion firmIon firmion
Ion to begin this work US soon as asJctlcal astical astical
Jctlcal tical route is determined upon isn is isIn Isn
In n by the presence tesence along the proroutes pro proroutes proroutes
routes or oh representatives of some someB someltUgc somelarge
B large canal diggers in the coun counvha counfho counho
vha fho ho are preparing bids for building buildingootcMml
> foot ootcMml canal Mr Bowers a repretive repre repreItive repretive
tive of u San Francisco firm has haslover hasover hasover
lover over both routes and will present presentfor
1 for the work on the new route as asas ass
as s the surveyor has completed his hisBids hisBids hisBids
Bids are also being asked for foronstruction fornstruction fornstruetion
onstruction of dredges and other otheriinery otherInery otherinery
Inery necessary for the successful successfulng
Ing ng of the project by the State StateIt
p it not be given out on contract contractP contractTRIBUNE contractTRIBUNE
P TRIBUNE hopes that the most mostflcal mostcal mostcal
flcal cal route will hopes be adopted and andwork andwork andwork
work will not be long in being beingnenced beingenced beingenced
enced and rushed to completion completioni completionanother completionanother
i another year yeariRS yearRS yearRS
ir rs Gladwins new boathouse boathouseis
is built on piling some distance distancethe
the river to the northeastward northeastwardr
11 Ir r shop is nearing nearlngcompletion nearlngcompletionew completion completionnew
new ew building is 32x35 32x3 feet In size
= 7 7and
and will afford much needed accom accommodation uccommodatlon acconrmoIntion ¬
modation to their growing business businessIt
It is connected with the shore by asub asubstuntlul a sub substantial Hubstuntlul ¬
stuntlul dock The hl largo launch svhiclthis which whichthis whichthis
this firm have been building hulldlll for ol h hIiiesewetter E EKiesewetter I IKlesewettCl
Kiesewetter an Ohio man is praitlcallv praitlcallvcompleted lJlultlcullvcompletlI pructicullscompleted
completed and will probably bu launched launchedto
to day Mr h Kiesewetter KI elltltH is expected t tureisc tc tcarrive toUlllve
arrive here Sunday SUI1l ay Col J I F 10 Buildtine Build Buddafine BuddIhw
fine cabin launch which has received a athorough 1 1thorough athorough
thorough overhauling was launched launchedduring Inunclwdduring launchedduring
during the recent high water utt > l and will willbe willbe willbe
be ready for his use U o immediately mmedlntcl upon uponhis uponhis upunhis
his arrival which is expected in a 1 fewdays few fewdays It > W WdUYR
days daysThe daysThe
The first of the large seine boats boatswhich boutswhich boatswhich
which Sears Gladwin have been build buildIng buildIt1Jr buildin
Ing in g for the Indian River and Lake LakeWorth LnleWorth
Worth Worth Fish Company Comrun Is nearly nelllI ready
for fa l launching and am work on the second secondIs
Is under way
It will bu remembered that a steam steamboiler stamboiler steamboiler
boiler and engine have been Installed Installedin
in the bout shop in place of gasoline gasolinewhich gmollnewhich gasolinewhich
which had been found to be expensive expensiveand
and not entirely entlrel satisfactory The Thesteam 1hestenm Thesteam
steam plant affords a 1 steady stca y and relia reliable rcllable reliable ¬
ble source > of power and at a small ex expense exIJense cxpense ¬
pense pense as the waste timber supplies a alarge 1 1ur aurge
large IJense urge ur e part of the necessary fuel fuelA fuelA fuelA
A large number of boats have been beenbrought beenblought beenbrought
brought for shelter during the unsettled unsettledfull
full weather to the mouth of the creekadjoining creek creekadjoining lreekudjolnlng
adjoining the boat yard and with the thevarious thevulious thevarious
various boats oats under course of construction construc constlUCtlon construction ¬
tion or repairs present an interesting interestingscene
scene scenePOPULAR scenePOPULAR
THE TRIBUNE is in receipt of the fol following following following ¬
lowing invitation announcing the com coming comIng coinlug ¬
ing marriage of a popular young couple couplewho couplewho couplewho
who will wlllrcside reside in Fort Pierce PierceI PierceMr
I Mr h and Mrs John W Moore invite invitei inviteyou
i you to be present at the marriage of ofI oftheir
1 their daughter Frances rnnces Gardner Gm l1Cl to toMr toMr toMr
Mr Daniel Thomas McCarty on Wed WedI Wednesday
I I nesday n day evening the twentyfifth of ofi ofOctober
I i October nineteen hundred and five at uthalf athllf athalf
half after seven oclock St Peters PetersEpiscopal PetcrsEplscopul PetersEpiscopal
Episcopal church Charlotte North NorthCarolina NullhCnrollna NorthCarolina
Carolina CarolinaMiss CnrollnaI CarolinaMiss
I Miss Moore is well and favorably favorablyknown fuvolublyknown favorablyknown
known In Fort Pierce where she has hitss hasspent hassJ
spent sJ s pent nt several winters with her sister sisterMrs HistelI
I Mrs Mrs A M Sample and where she has hasa
I a 1 host of friends who will welcome her herret herletulll herreturn
ret letulll inn to our town t own SIll is a lady of ofmany ofmany ofmany
many rare traits of character and her herrich herrich herrich
rich voice has attracted many to our ourchurches omchurches etachurches
churches when she was announced to tosing tosing tosing
sing an anthemMr anthem anthemMr
Mr McCnrty is too well known to toneed toneed toneed
I need comment here He has lived in inthis Inthis inthis
this vicinity from boyhood and grown grownup
up among the majority of our people peopleall
all of whom have the highest respect respectand reSlJlctI respectstd
and regard for his many gentlemanly gentlemanlyand
and business qualities and all will wllluliite wllluliiteIn unite unitein
in extending congratulations on his excellent ex excellent lXI ¬
cellent choice for a ullte life partner partnerAfter pmtlwlAtter partnerAfter
I After the ceremony the bridal couple couplewill couplewill
will wlllienve leave on a L extended tour visiting visitingseveral vl visitingseveral lt IIg IIgI
I several western status and will be tit tithome uthome athome
home to their friends in their elegant elegantnew
new home on the river riv l front after the thefirst thefilst thefirst
first of DecemberTUB December DecembelTiff
TUB TRIBUNE joins the hosts of friends offrllllllsof friendsof
of the contracting parties in extending extendingcongratulations extendingcongratulations
congratulations and best wishes in h ad advance nilvance advunce ¬
Editor Blackman Advises Grow Growers ¬
ers to Plant this Staple StapleNORTHERN StapleNORTHERN StapleNORTHLRN
Inhibits at fairs In New York and Penn Pennsylvania Pennsylvanlu Pennsylvanla ¬
sylvania Show Poor Displays of ofPotatoes ofPotutoes ofIolatoes
Potatoes and Cabbage CnbbjgeSeveral CabbageSeveral abbugeSeolnl
Several weeks ago the editor of the theHomeieeker theHOmeIlNJIel thelianteieeker
Homeieeker left Miami on his annual annualadvertising nnnllaladvoltlslnR annualadvertising
advertising trip through the states of ofNew ofNow ofNew
New York Y Oll and Pennsylvania Since Sincearriving Sincealllvlng Sincearrivut
arriving r north he has visited several severalfairs sevemltailR severalfahs
fairs Including including the New York < State Statefair Stntejuh Statefah
fair at Syrucusji S IUCl1SU and wrote the following follow following tollowInlC ¬
ing observations for the lust issue of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Hoiniscokor HoiniscokorAt HOIl1l iColtl iColtlAt
At the county fairs we w > have been beengreatly beenJPtlut1 beengreatly
greatly disappointed at the small amount amountof
of vegetables veg tubles on exhibited The potato potatoexhibit potntocxhlblt potatoexhibit
exhibit at all the fairs has been espec especially especIally especsally ¬
ially poor The same can be said of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the cabbage display At each of these thesefairs thesefalrl1 thesefairn
fairs we have hud the opportunity of ofmeeting ofmeting ofmeeting
meeting hundreds of farmers and conversing con conversing convelslng ¬
versing with them themTho them1he themThe
The potato crop throughout New NewYork NewY NewYork
York Y oll state is rotting roU Ing badly in the field fieldOwing fieldOwing fieldOaring
Owing to the continued rains the growets grow growers glOWNS ¬
ers have not been able to harvest their theircrop theiri theircrap
i crop and the continued water soaked soakedsoil soitkedsoil soulwdsoli
soil hastens i decay A large planter plantertold phmttettold
I told us that he was digging his crop as asfast liSfast usfast
fast as possible and should store none nonein nonoIn nonehl
in the cellar as a ho is afraid they will willcontinue willcontinuo willcontinue
continue to decay The blight t struck struckthe struckthe struckthe
the vines and decay set in inIt InIt inIt
It is evident that the East Coast potnto po potato po potato ¬
tato planters plunt rs will have a good market marketfor mUlketfOl
for their potato crop this season We Wewould Wewould 1Vewould
would advise the growers in the south southern ¬
ern portion of the East Coast to plant plantearly plunteurly plantearly
early get their crop marketed before beforethe beforethe beforethe
the Hustings crop come in so there therewould thorowould thornwould
would be no competition between the thetwo thetwo thetwo
two points pointsThe
The he acreage planted in cabbage inthe In Inthe Inthe
the section whore here we have traveled issmall is issmall Issmall
small with a medium crop If this isthe is isthe IIthe
the general condition throughout the thecabbage thecnbbago thecabbage
cabbage growing districts there will willbe willbe willbe
be good money l1Ione in Florida cabbages this thiswinter thiswinter thisssi
winter ssi ter and spring
We have never seen so many mlU1 people peopleanxious peoIIunxiouR peopleanxious
anxious to learn Il > Un something reliable reliablein relll reliable reliablein lie lieIn
in regard to Florida The cold wintersand winters wintersand wlntetsIIml
and the unfavorable outcome of the thefinancial thetlnancinl thefinancial
financial part of the business is setting settingthe
the people thinking and many are con convinced convinced convlnced ¬
vinced that the far South offers greateradvantages greater greateradvantages Hleatermlvllntnges
advantages both in climate and tilling tillingthe tillingthe tillingthe
the soil soilThe soil1hu soilThe
The outlook now is that the East EastCoast EustCOIIHt EastCoast
Coast will have a much greater number numberof
of tourists next winter than ever be before beforl before ¬
fore and the increase in permanent permanentsettlers IJCrmanentsettlms permanentsettlers
settlers will be still greater There are arereaders urerlndllS arerenders
readers of the Ilom Homoseeker eseoker throughout throughoutthe
the north 1101 th who are coming south south this thiswinter thiswlntel thiswinter
winter for the first t time and a large largenumber lungenumber hUllI1llmbel
number of them will purchase land hU1IIund and
engage in vegetable v and fruit growing growingThese growinglheso bg bgThese
These wo would advise to come early eurfjand earlyand Ully Ullynnd
and take plenty of time to decide upon upoia
a locationlho location locationThe locutionIhe
The East I ust Coast of Florida is destined destinedto
to become the most thickly settled por portion pOItlon porthin
thin of the United States Sluteslt It will be thegreatest the thugreatest thoglatelt
greatest fruit growing section of the thesouth tlwsouth thesouth
south Property values will wllllontinuo continue to toIncrease toIncr toIncrease
Increase Incr IIHC and he who gets a place then thennow thmcnow therenow
now will wlllrenp reap tho harvest from his i ivestment In Investment Invoittncnt
vestment a 1 year or two hence henceTho henceTho henceThe
Tho Tribune Buy Penny Prlntory PrlntoryIn
In keening with the unnounced inten intention Intentlon intention
tion of Tin 7 I m TRIBUNE to always keep h hthe In Inthe inthe
the front In its ability to turn out noth nothing nothIng nothilug
ing but first class work and to bo pre prepared IJlepnted prepared
pared to handle anv and all work that thatthe thutthe thatthe
the people of the East Coast desire we wehave wehnvo wehlmlvo
have purchased d the business and outfit outfitof
of N 0 Penny tho commercial cOl11melclnllJllnter printer printerof
of Voro and have added it to our al already alreudy already ¬
ready well equipped plant This outfit outfitis
is now in our alike and will be an addi addition addltlon addition ¬
tion to our facilities for handling any anywork anywOlk anywork
work that may be wanted We have haveestablished haveestabllslwd haveestablished
established a reputation for first class classwork classwOlk classwork
work already ana wo wish to assure assureour assmeOU1 assureour
our patrons that their orders will have haveour haveOU1 haveoar
our best attention and we guarantee guaranteeevery guarnnteoeve
every eve IV order to be executed in the high highest highest highest ¬
est degree uegree of perfection known to the theart thel11t theart
art iJank Bunk work catalogues halftone halftonework halftonowOlk halftonework
work and embossing are among the thefeatures thefeatlues thefeatures
features that we have no competition competitionin
in south of Jacksonville JacksonvilleTHE JacksonvilleT JacksonvilleTHE
The members of the Fort Pierce Improvement Im Improvement 1mlllovement ¬
provement club have every reason to tofeel toteel tofeel
feel pleased over the success of the thoJapanese theJupmwle theJapanese
Japanese tea and social held at the theFort theFOlt theFort
Fort Pierce hotel Saturday afternoon afternoonand
and evening
Although rain threatened in the af afternoon ufoternoon afternoon ¬
ternoon many ladies and children were werein wereIn werein
in attendance in fact the afternoon afternoonwas
was given over to the little ones and andtheir undtholr andtheir
their protectors By 8 oclock how however however however ¬
ever the hotel was comfortably filledturd filled filledand filledami
and the coy little Japanese maids were werekept werekept werekept
kept busy serving ice cream to the theever theaVOl theever
ever increasing throng throngEvery throngEvery
Every section of this this vicinity was waswell waswell waswell
well represented and the affair will go godown godown godown
down in history hlstor of local events as one oneof oneof oneof
of much enjoyment enjoy meat and great success successThe auceessThe lS lSfhe
The large dining room of the hotel hotelwas hotelwus hotelwas
was decorated tastefully with Japanese Japaneselanterns J Japaneselanterns apUl10se apUl10selantell1s
lanterns and fans and the attendants attendantsat
at the tables Misses Morgan MiltonOlmstead Milton MiltonOlmsteud MiltonOImsteuti
Olmsteud and Kimball and Mesdames MesdamesC
C T McCarty and H B Paxton were wereattired weleattired wereattired
attired in Japanese costumes and pre presented presented presented ¬
sented a 1 striking array of bright colors colomspretty colorspretty colorspretty
pretty faces and vivacious mannersAbout manners mannersAbout mannerAbout
About 8 oclock the floor was cleared clearedand cllL1edand clearedand
and the young people until enjoyed tipping tippingthe tipplnthe
the light fantastic untlll the weesma weesmahours wee sma smahours smahours
hours hoursThe hours1he hoursThe
The sale of refreshments during the theafternoon theafte1l100n theafternoon
afternoon and evening netted the Im Improvement 1mprovement Improvement ¬
provement club the sum of 47 which whichwill whichwill whichwill
will be put to good use by this enter enterprising enterpllslng enterrising ¬
rising club clubJ
J N Waller deputy sheriff of Bre Brevard Brevnrd Beeyard
yard county and recently nominated nominatedfor
for marshal of Titusville was u visitor visitorin
I in Fort Pierce Thursday
St Lucie County a as a Place to Live In InWabasso InWabasso InWabasso
SR Wabasso Fin Oct 10 1905 1905Editors 1905Editors
Before I saw say su anything about this gar garden gluden gillden ¬
den spot of Florida this Paradise re regained l lgained megained ¬
gained but for the single drawback drawbackof
of mosquitoes in tie three summer summermonths summermonths
months I will say that I have lived inFlorida in inFlorida inI
Florida for nearly 30 years ems in the mid middle middie ¬
I die and western parts of the State until untilsix untilsix untilsix
six years ago when I came to Wabusso Wabussothen Wabassothen
then the southern part of Brevard now nowthe nowthe nowthe
the northern part of St Lucie and In inthis n nthis
this best part of a life time one should shouldform shouldform
form an opinion if observing that thatshould thutshould thatshould
should have some weight weightIn
In referlng to this part of F Florida onda by bythis bythis bythis
this part I refer to an imaginary line linedrawn linldrawn linedrawn
drawn from about the Sebastian river riveron
on the north to the St Lucie river on onthe onthe onthe
the south and comprising the entire entirestrip entirestrip entirestrip
strip of ridge land that produces a agrowth agrowth agrowth
growth of scrub hickory tho soil being beingmostly beingmostly beingmostly
mostly what is known as red soilas the thegarden thegarden thegarden
garden spot and the paradise of ofFlorida ofJtlorlda ofFlorida
Florida I mean just this That when whenpeople whenpeople whenpeople
people of moderate means find a 1 place placethat placethat placethat
that is healthy congenial as to sur surroundings surroundlngs surroundings ¬
roundings and the easiest place for en enerffv energy energy
and uerseverence to make a living livingIn
ergy In n that there is in these United States Statesof
of America it is ideal Take the niosqutoesaway mos mosnutoes mosqutoes
from the section above indicated indi indicated Indicated ¬
qutoesaway nutoes cated for away the months of June July and andAugust nndAugust andAugust
August and it IS paradise paradiseLet
Let us notice for a little the first con condition condition condition ¬
dition named the health of this section sectionThe sectionThe sectionThe
The entire strip of land mentioned mentionedlies
lies alone the F E C Ry and is from fromonefourth fromonefourth fromonefourth
onefourth of a mi mile e to one mile from fromthe fromthe fromthe
it is almost almostin
the Atlantic ocean in fact
in sight the entire distance The pre prevailing prevailing plevailing ¬
southeast southeastcoming southeastcoming southeastcoming
winds are east and
directly from the thousands of ofmiles ofmiles ofmiles
coming miles of ocean the purest air in theuniverse the thouniverse theuniverse
universe No one living here for any anylength anylength anylength
of time can help Tmt but feel bene benefttted benefitted bonefitted
be become become become
fitted unless their a ailments have ¬
come so chronic as to be incurable andit and andit
commonest thing to hear new newcomers newcomers newcorners
it Is I Ihave Ihave Ihave
Why what an appetite
comers say
have andT and I could scarcely eat anything anythingwhen anythingwhen anythingwhen
when I came This Is a standing joke jokeon
and Is invariably the
on the new comer
Familiar Quotation of F E Ry RyAptly RyAptly RyAptly
Aptly Used UsedViews Views of Two TwoCorrespondents TwoCorrespondents TwoCorrespondentsFlorida
Correspondents CorrespondentsFlorida CorrespondentsFloridaOffers Florida FloridaOffers FloridaOffers
Offers Opportunities Opportunitiescase
case A story is sometimes re related 1 1lutoll related ¬
lated meant to bu at Floridas expense expenseof
of u 1 person who came to Florida to get getrich getllch getrich
rich His idea was that Florida lilo1 da wasone was wasone wasone
one vast solid orange grove awaiting awaitingsubdivision awaitingsubdivision awaitingsubdivision
subdivision and all he had to do was wasto wusto wasto
to select his share 8haro40 40 acres would be beenough beenoughfence beenoughfence
enough enoughfence fence out trespassers and in ina ina
a years time ship the the fruit and andrake nndrake andrake
rake in the checks Well he did not notfind notfind notfind
find it so and when the year rolled by byho byhe byho
ho journeyed jourll > ed back from whence he hecame hecnme hecame
came wiser and poorer in pocket But Butthat Butthat Butthat
that is not all the story On the way wayback waybuck wayback
back a fellow traveler tluv ler to whom he related re related reluted ¬
lated his experience asked him him how howmuch howmuch howmuch
much per acre he considered the land landworth landwOlth landworth
worth and he replied that 1000 an acre acrewould ncrowould acrewould
would buy it Why said his com companion compunlon coinpanion ¬
panion now how can that be I I wouldconsider would wouldconsider woulllconsldor
consider it worthless Climate cli climate cllmate climate ¬
mate said our Florida friend I have havenot havenot nave navenot
not been able to satisfy my appetite appetitefor
for a 1 year And this is true in this thispart thispart thispart
part of Florida With fish and oysters oystersin
in 11 abundance and fruit and vegetables vegetablesall
all winter as well us the rest of the theyear theyear theyear
year and the salt breezes rcezes blowing blowingaround blowingaround blowingaround
around you all the time and some somework somework somework
work mixed in for spice it seems to me methere methere methere
there must be something radically radicallywrong rndlcallywrong radicallywrong
wrong with the person who who does not noteat noteat notcut
eat and enjoy three meals a dayin day dayIn dayIn
In another paper I will say somethingabout something somethingabout somethingabout
about the other conditions I have named namedas
as being inimical to this section of ofFlorida ofFlorida ofFlorida
A Desirable Section for Settler SettlenWhite SettlerWhite SettlersWhite
White City Oct 11 1905 1905Editors 1905Editors 1905Editors
In this debut to the many inquiring inquiringfriends hiquhlngfriends inquiringfriends
friends of THE TRIBUNE it is well to topresent topresent topresent
present conditions of a general nature natureWhite natureWhite natureWhite
White City is a wide spread village villageabout villageabo villageabout
about abo t six miles nillessouthward southward of Fort
I from one to H
west of the F E C Ry with which it itis Itis itis
is connected connlJct ll by a 1 shell shelllund shelllundTlw road roadThe toadThe
The first impression to a majority of ofhomeseekers ofhomeseekers ofhomeseekers
homeseekers for the East Coast is apt aptto
to be unfavorable as to distance from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the beautiful waters of Indian river riverbut riverbut
but getting used to that u settler will willperceive wil wilperceive willperceive
perceive advantages which will more morethan morethan morethat I
than compensate the th absence of u awater uwuter uwater
water frontund the lovely St Luck Luciuflowing Luciet1owlnf Luckflowing
flowing right through the th settlement settlementcan s ttlementcan
can afford afford much of the pleasures of the thewater thewater thewater
water waterThe waterThe waterThe
The balmy atmosphere of the pine pinewoods pinewoods pinewoods
woods mingling with the proverbial proverbialtrade
trade winds is more than compensation compensationfor
for any seeming seeniimi r loss in being a little littleretiredand littleretiredanll littleretiredand
retiredand when when the northeast and andnortherly andnortherly andnortherly
northerly winds prevail their chilliness chillinessis chillln ss ssIs
is broken by the protection and warmth warmtharising wUlmthn1islng warmtharising
arising from the forests forestsThe forestsThe forestsThe
The lands here are in the main of a atwofold ntwofold atwofold
twofold nature 1 the low rich loam loamand loamand loanand
and clay bottom soils and 2 the high highpine highplno highpine
pine and palmetto lands The first are areadmirably areudmlmbly areadmirably
admirably adapted to all manner of oftruck oftruck oftruck
truck farming and sugar cane The lat latter lattel hatter ¬
ter are excellent for the citrus fruits fruitsand fruitsand fruitsand
and the pineapplesother fruits also alsoand ulsoand alsoand
and sugar cane sweet and Irish pota potatoes potatoes ota otatoes ¬
toes etc These lands are so distri distributed dlst1ibuted distri distributed ¬
buted that both may easily be obtained obtainedin
in tracts of 10 acres ana often in five fiveacres fiveacres fiveacres
acres acresThe acresThe acresThe
The most important industry in the thelong thelong thelong
long run will be that of the citrus fruit fruitBut fruitBut fruitBut
But the pineapple brings more immedi immediate ¬
ate results Truck farming has been beenthe beenthe beenthe
the mainstay of the place though enough han handicapped handicapped handicapped ¬
dicapped by expenses to the Northernmarkets Northern Northernmarkets Northernmarkets
markets It promises a great business businessin
in the near future when the great greattrunk greathunk greattrunk
trunk lines it is hoped shall have of offered offered offered ¬
fered better facilities of transporta transportation ¬
tion But at present trucking is being beingsupplanted beingsupplanted beingsupplanted
supplanted by the culture of pines pinessince pinessince pinessince
since it has been proven that they at attain attain attain ¬
tain here the highest perfection in both bothsize bothsize bothsize
size and quality The more valuable a aproduct aproduct aproductthe
product productthe the easier the expense of trans transportation transportatlon transportatlon ¬
portatlon is borne However with the therapid therapid therapid
rapid increase in population these mat matters matters matters ¬
ters will be adjudged NONAMDTHEN
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People and Events That Arc In the Public Publicye PublicyeMentlon PublicycMenlion
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Dally DoingsRev Doings DoingsUov DoingsHev
Rev T W Tomkiea will preach at atStuurt ntStunlt atStuat
Stuurt next Sunday SundayMrs
Mrs J H Lloyd is reported as being beingqultu beingquite beingquite
quite ill at her home on North River Riverstreet HIveIstreot Riverstreet
street streetMrs streotMlR streetMrs
Mrs Platts mother of Dr Platts is isin ishat IsIn
in Melbourne where she will spend two twomonths twomonths twomonths
months with friends friendsThe frlendHIhe friendsThe
The oyster o stel house of Hine Company
has again opened for the season andthe and andthe nndthe
the delicious bivalves can be secured atany at atany atany
any hour of the day dayThe duyIhe dayThe
The Ladles of the Methodist Aid AidSociety AidSociety AidSociety
Society have planned to have u Halloween Hallo Halloween Halloween ¬
ween entertainment which will in duo duotime duotime duotime
time be well advertised advertisedM
M J Raulerson killed a large red fox foxThursday foxThursday foxThursday
Thursday morning at his place on Five FivoMile FiveMile JlvoMile
Mile Mr Fox was preparing to break breakfast breakfast breakfast ¬
fast on yellowleg chicken chickenKent cFlicKenKent chickenKent
Kent Hildreth has joined his father fatheron
on the Atlantic Coast Line Railway Railwayand
and is holding the position of flagman flagmanhaving flagmunhaving flagmanhaving
having stood the examination well wellCapt wellCupt wellCapt
Capt Hiltlreths run is between Lake Lakeland Lukeland Lakeland ¬
land and Fort Myers MyersW
W B Cross already large fish house houseIs
Is being enlarged by a 11x35 foot ad addition uddltlon addition ¬
dition to the east end which will willutfold willutfoldquite afford affordquite uftordquite
quite commodious quarters for hla hlathriving hlaUulvlng histhriving
thriving fish business H B Paxton IB IBin laIn isin
in charge of the work workHendry workHendry workHendry
Hendry Goldsmith are receiving receivingtheir rccelvingtheir reeeh ing ingtheir
their large fall falluml and winter stock which whichwas whichwas whichwas
was bought with the utmost care as to tothe tothe tothe
the needs of this section On our 8th 8thpage 8thpage 8thaboutttheir
page they tell our readers some thing thingabout thln i iubout
aboutttheir lii that be of interev y
about their line a that will be of interest InterestO
0 0 Poppleton took a party over to tothe tothe tothe
the ocean at the th inlet Tuesday who re report lCrOl report ¬
port having had a most delightful out outtig outng outing
ing rOl tig Those in the party were Urand Lr Lrand DInnd
and Mrs T 1 W Tomkles Mrs H E 13tlargrove EHnrglOVl EHargrove
tlargrove and three children of Tampa Tampaand 1ampaan Tampaand
and an Dr M M Hendrix HendrixQuite HendrixQuite HendrixQuite
Quite a phenomenal catch of sailors sailorschoice sailorschoice sailorschoice
choice was recorded yesterday Harry HarryRoberts HarryRobelts HarryRoberts
Roberts fishing t for Rlcou OBrien OBrienat
at one set of his net caught three boat boatoads boutloud boatloads
loud of the fish amounting to 2500 or
3000 pounds or between 10 and 12 burrels bur barrels ¬
rels The catch will net something somethinglike
like 35 35Judge 35Judgo 35Judge
Judge Otis R Parker wife and three threechildren throBchllllr threechildren
children n arrived from lom Jacksonville JacksonvilleThursday J JacksonvilloThursday acksonvlllhursday
Thursday morning and will make their theirlome thollhome theirhome
home lome here They have secured the K IC ICB KB
B 3 Raulerson house in the western pit pitof IJl11tof putt puttof
of town and will make their home there thereor there therefor t 1ClO 1ClOfor
for or the present We extend u cordial cordialwelcome cordinlwelcome cordialwelcome
welcome to these good people and hopo hopothat ho hothat hoposhut
that they will find Fort Pierce ierceu u pleasantplace pleasant pleasantlnce pleasantplaco
place lnce of residence residenceThe
The people in the vicinity of Sebastian Sebas Sebasian Sebastian
tian succeeded yesterday in opening an annlet al1Inlet atnlet
nlet to the ocean through the narrow narrowjenlnsular III1roWenlnslltu narrowpeninsular
peninsular opposite OppOIl te the mouth of the theSebastian theebastlun theebastiun
Sebastian river Between 40 and 100 100nen 100men
men have been engaged in the work ork all allhe ullthe allhe
he week The Th value of this inlet to tohe tohe totho
he ocean to the people from the Nnr Nnrows Nnrrows Nutairs
rows to Eau Gallic Gall e cannot be estimated estimatedn
in n dollars and cents centsThe centsThe centsThe
The ladies are looking forward to thepig the theig
big ig millinery and fall goods opening at atJ utp atP
p J P Cobbsestablishmenton Cobbs establishment on November Novemberand
1 and 2 Mr Cobb is now receiving receivinghe
he first installments of this stock stockvhich stockwhich stockvhieh
which will be the largest and most com compete complete complete ¬
plete ever displayed dlspla ed in Fort Pierce Pierceiis PierceHis
His advertisement on our 4th page will willell willtell willell
ell you some of the special special things th ngs thatvlll that thatvill thatwll1be
wll1be vill be exhibited on the the t 1e opening days daysL llu s sL
L Mathersons new dwelling in south southorth sOllthFOlth southorth
orth Pierce is well on the way to com comDiction completion conndetion
Diction The building is 22x35 i feet two twolories twostories twotories
lories in height and will have eight eightooms elrrhtlooms eightooms
ooms kitchen and bath The frame is isU Iiiull isII
ull U up the siding on and tho roof was wasnished WtlSt wasfinished
t finished Wednesday G W Sanderson Sandersonml
und ml son of West Palm Beach are do doig dolng domg
lng ig the work Mr Sanderson says that thatTHE thatrlU thatnE
THE nE TRIBUNE lRI UNE is ahead of any other otherewspaper othornewspaper otherewspapor
newspaper on the East CoastMrs Coast CoastMrs Coast1Irs
Mrs R E Minis and W N Hendry Hendryntertained Hendryentertained Hendryntertained
ntertained the Methodist Aid society societyt
ut t the home of Mrs Hendry Tuesday Tuesdayfternoon Tuesdayafternoon Tuesdayfternoon
fternoon There was a very large at utendance attendance atendance
endance not only from Fort Pierce Pierceut Piercobut
but ut also from other places on the river riverThe rlvcrThe riverhe
The he society on motion of Mrs 11 rs Toni Tbmies Toniies om omkies
kies ies took one share of stock in the Im Inmovement Imrovement Improvement
provement movement club All were delighted delightedvith
with the charming manner in which whichliey whichthey whichhey
they were entertained The next meetng meet meetng meeting
ing ng will be a business meeting at tho thoarsonage thoparsonuge thoarsonage
arsonage parsonugeMARRIAG arsonageMARRIAGE arsonageARRIAGL
Wednesday Afternoon at the home of ofMr ofMr ofdr
Mr and Mrs 0 0Olesen Olesen in White City CityMrs CityMrs CityIrs
Mrs I S Lockhart and Mr A Louvet Louvetvere LouvetWere Louvetvere
vere married in the presence of a few fewriends fewfriends fewriends
riends Congratulations are extended

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