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Highest Production Per Acre 01Any Of OfAny OfAny
Any of the Big Crop States
125000000 INCOMYearly INCOME INCOMEVearly
Yearly Orange or Colton Crops More Thai ThaiSum TI1 TitanSun 1 1Sum
Sum Paid Spain for the he State Phos Phosphate Phosphale Phosphate ¬
phate nnd Lumber Big Industries IndustriesJust IndustriesJI IndustriesJust
Just JI t at the present prm et time greater greatercuriosity grentercuriosity greatercuriosity
curiosity is being shown by the home homesefcking homeseeldng hanhej
j seeking public Imhlic JUbllc more questions ll1eH ioIlR being beingasked beingasked beingasked
asked anil tllll more attention being paid to tothe tothe tothe
the State hate of Florida than to any other otherstate othmstuto otherstate
state in tho Union And this is not at atall atall utall
all wonderful when a knowledge of the theconditions thecondltl1 theco
conditions co lditiaus and opportunities existing existingthem exiHlinKthert existingthere
them ore re known says the Manufacturers Manufactur ¬
ers Record RecordThis Htcordihis RecordPhis
This attention is not being attracted attractedalone attrnctealone attractedalone
alone by reason of thosplendid tho splendid climatic climaticand clinmticand climaticand
and other conditions making for pleas pleasant plensaut pleasant ¬
ant and comfortable home life in that thatstate thatstatu thatstate
state but quite as much l1uchfor for the reason reasonthat rell reasonthat on onthat
that while pleasant and comfortable comfortablehomes comfortablehOllies comfortablehomes
homes have been and are being nein estab established eRtahIIshed established ¬
lished the opportunities forprofitmak forprofitmaking
ing from the soil are unsurpassed by bythose hythose bythose
those of any anystute state in the nation And Andthis Andthis Andthis
this is true not 1I0tof of any particular por portion porI porItion portion ¬
tion of the state but oft of the whole wholestate wholestate I Istate
state stateFlorida stateFlor stateFlorida
Florida Flor lla as a whole has the highest highestproduction hirheRtproduction highestproduction
production per acre of any of the big bigcropproducing hi hicroppruducing bigcropproducing
cropproducing states etll etatesPilo < < s Tho United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States Department of Agriculture A rlcultUle year yearbook yenrbook yearbook
book shows earnings per acre at the thefollowing thlfollowing thefollowing
following figures figuresIllinois figureRIIIinoil figuresIllinois
Illinois 3154 Wisconsin 2884 2884Pennsylvania 2884Pennsylvanln 2884Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania H084 Alabama 5058 5058Texas 561i8ftXI1H 5658Texas
Texas 5450 FloridaG350 FloridaG350It Flor dnG3HO dnG3HOIt
It is i not surprising that with these theseconditions theseconditionRIIR theseconditions
conditions as to both pleasant and profit profitable profitable profitable ¬
able life becoming known and under understood understood understood ¬
stood by the people of the more inclem inclement inclement inclement ¬
ent latitude the farm homes > s of Florida Floridaare
are being rapidly built up and that morelands more morelands morelands
lands are now being sold to liotneseekers liotneseekerseach
each month than were sold during the theentire theentire theentire
entire year only ii a few years agoFloradu ago agoFlorida agoFJo1ll1t1
Florida has cheap lands as compared comparedwith compllredwith comparedwith
with other sections of the country It Ithas Ithas Ithas
has the widest diversity of product It Itis Itis ItIs
is in a a latitude and has aclimate a climate which whichmakes whIchmak whichmakes
makes mak H the harvest time earlier with a alarge IIlarge ularge
large part plLrtlJ of the product going goin upon uponthe uponthenuuket uponthe
the thenuuket market with little competition thus thussecuring thuslecurinK thussecuring
securing the best prices It has hnsu a long longer ¬
er growing season withns with as high as four fourcrops fourCrOIJS fourcrops
crops from the same land during the theyear th thyear theyeur
year Florida is one of the thehesttimbel thehesttimbelstates beat timber timberstates timberstates
states and the cost of building material materialis
is reasonable it is unnecessary to build buildexpensive buildexpensive buildexpensive
expensive frostproof houses the wint winter winter ¬
er er brings hringlllo no heavy fuel and clothing clothingbills clothingbill clothingbilly
bills bill and both homebuilding and home homesupporting homesuppoting homesupporting
supporting expenses are at the mini minimum mlnilI minimunr ¬
mum lI munr1Vith U Ill
With her system of rivers rivers i and inland inlandnavigable inlundnaviguble inlandnavigable
navigable waters her enormous enormous coast coastline coastlInenllllher coastline
line lInenllllher and her great ocean ports at JacksonvillNPampa Jack Jacksonville Jucksonvillt ¬
sonville sonvillNPampa Tampa Pensacola and Miamicheap Miami Miamicheap Miumiclwup
cheap transportation is an insured insuredfeature inHlIIedfeature insuredfeature
feature and complete cmnpletocontrol control of railroad railroadrates milroadrateR railroadrates
rates can be had hadUnited hlldUllittd hadUnited
United States R Secretary of Agricul Agriculture AgjlcultUIlf Agriculture ¬
ture Wilson Wilsonin in an address before the thesession theseR thesession
session seR session ion of the National Congress of ofFarmers ofFnrl11er ofFarmers
Farmers recently held said I The Theplace 1heplac lheplace
place for the farmer now is the tlllSouth tlllSouthfOl South Southfor Southfor
for thuHOil the soil in the South is friendly to tonearly tonead tonearly
nearly nead every product of the country countryTo cmmlr
Country I
To give a u few fewilluRtrations illustrations of the thespeed thespeed thespeed
speed with which settlement and devel development develOplllllJt development ¬
opment is iHnowJoing now going in Florida mention mentionmay mentionmay mentionmay
may be madepf the following culled culledfront culledfronf culledfrom
front our JUI exchanges exchangesFourteen exchangesol11teen exchangesFourteen
Fourteen ol11teen thousand acres near Tampa Tampaknown Tampaknown Tampaknown
known as as the Keystone park lalk Colony Colonywas
was laid Lid out in ten twenty and forty fortyacre furtyacre fortyacre
acre farms arms last fall twentf and ani sold in an anastonishingly tin tinastoniHhingly anastonishingly
astonishingly short space apnce of time and andthe nndtht1 andthe
the same people penplare are now now laying out ut anadditional an anadditional unallihtlOnal
additional ten thousand tho fHmd acres in m thenelghhorhood the theneighborhood theneighborhood
neighborhood while developing manythousand many manythousand mlll1Ythllllsahdncrcs
thousand thllllsahdncrcs acres of truck lands on tilt tliooutskirts tiltoutHklrtK theoutskirts
outskirts of Tampa TampaAt TampaAt
At St Cloud last August there was waRonly wasonly wasonly
only a usur stir surveyors eyors eyors shack but now over over700pll1ulutlon
700 700pll1ulutlon population
r Fifteen it teen cn acres southeast of ofLake
Lake LnkoCityare Litk City are being colonized by byIllinoiR byIllinoiRcnlltnlistR Illinois Illinoiscapitalist Illinoiscalltailists
capitalist capitalistCither
Cither capitalists are colonizing 30
000 acres al res in Orange Osceolaarid Osceola mid Polk Polkcounties PolkcOllntits folkCetnltie5
counties countiesSikty cOllntitsSikty Cetnltie5Sixty
Sikty thousand acres midway be between betWtltn hetween ¬
tween Orlando and Kissmmee Ki Rmmce is beingrapidly being beingrapidly heingraidly
rapidly sold soldrijeso soldllieRo soldlfiese
rijeso lfiese are but a Ii few of many illustrations illustra illustrations ilhtRtratlon ¬
tions tlon of o the development now now going on onin 011in Oilin
in Florida FloridaQuoting FlorIdaQLtoting
Quoting Herbert Herb rt N Caasori In Mun Munlyii Alune Muney
ey e lyii 1 Magazine MagazineFlorida Ma uzine
Florida Florin is lsaland a land of many man colorsa colorsarainboty colorsurainbow olorRnralnboVll
rainbow ralnboVll land t1d of f green reen palm red poin poinBettfas polnetd ipoinettfas
Bettfas etd s blue > W waters writers tl s white bouches btlU hlRaml hlRamlell and andttllA 11111fellow
fellow ttllA ell w or ordngea ordngeaMen ngesi
liMen Men are now now finding gold in Florida Floridanot Floridanot Floridanot
not in mines but in forests farms farmsneheriea fmfllRfisheries farmsflsheriea
fisheries and factories Not N otalltlw otalltlwold all the theIfold theold
Ifold old thafWIIB that Was found in Nevada and nndArizona anllriio andArizona
Arizona Arizona riio nalas last year Y Rrforintnnc for intnnce t > wouldequal would wouhtu wouldual
equal u ual ltheWEj the wealth lthth that t went to Florida Floridafor Floridaor
for or Her terfruits i < er fruits arid r vegetables i nor or would wouldthe Wliu wouldhe Id Idhe
the he total totaloutp output tofAloskpngold of Alaskan gold ptlnes ptlnesenough mines minesbe minese
be e enough tpMy to hay the cigars of Tampa Tampaonrl 1 mla mland
onrl nd V rt rtThewg
K1y KeyWest 8t Ii
Thewg Th rt1ergereegonghgolden 11 are ar enotrgtf et1 tghgQldfn golden oranges orangesnd u
n nd grapefruits g 1Pfrui J in her herrov groves thi thin win winW wlnerto winflerto
W erto erto to pay paYitbeprc paythepriee5000OO0that paythepriee5000OO0thathe th lce5000000that lce5000000thatneVUiuted 5OOO09Otha 5OOO09Othab
he b neVUiuted Unlted VnJt States bald afdWSp toSpaln to Spain fnor for the thetar therrl thebrrkfiory
tar brrkfiory rrl tt4821r li tf the hWlllb h will haye h Vo vc enough enouibif
if ifL
t L i r i
1 i tfrii iit C 1 I if ifU
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cotton and tobacco both of the highest highestqlluht highestquality niches nichesquality
quality to bring her 5 IiOOU 0 more moreand more1lld Inurenail
and the > lumber I mhet that Floridians shipped whippePhosphate shipped11Om
front their five seaports in1S nil 10081Vas was sold
rot 10000000 10000000Ihosillmte
I Phosphate is probably the most mosii mORti mostcions
i Itsis precious lr cloliR natural product of the state
I j It is a plant food used to enrich the thesoil thesoil
1 soil A village doctor was the first tccov to toIh
Ih discover cov COVI r i it thirty ycnr8 wo and s since >
then Florida has sold 50000000 worth wortlmostly wOIthmost worthmostly
mostly most Iy to Germany Inany and other European Europeancountries gl1lopeanCOUl Europeancountries
countries COUl countries hes This sum seems large enough enonghI
I but itiH It 18 is a trifle compared to what Flor ¬
ida will make from from her phosphate when whennlie whenrhe whenshe
she learns le 1I1s to use every ton of it at Home Homeenriching homeemlclllng homeenriching
enriching the soil of her own farms andgardens and andHardens andganlenH
Hardens HardensWhat ganlenHWhat gardensVhat
What with this thl buried treasure of ofphosphate ofphoRphate ofphosphate
phosphate the riches of her soil and andtrees andtlees andtrees
trees and waters and workshops and
the earning of the tourist touri t season thepeople the thepeople thepeople
people who now live in Florida Flol dn have a ayearly ayelllly ayearly
yearly income fncoi le of more than 125000
000 This amount we may observe to tothe tothe tothe
the countrymen of Ponce de Leon is isvery isvery isvery
very nearly equal to the present presentgovernmental preRentgovernmcntollevenue presentgovernmental
governmental governmcntollevenue revenue of the Kingdom Kingdomof
of Spain SpainIt
It can be said that no other state is isfarther
farther from the Kates of death than thanFlorida
Florida Her average death rate is isabout illaboutf leitbout1er
about itbout1er 0 per thousand and she has ha seven seventyone seventyone seventyOne ¬
tyone veterans who have rounded out outa
a lull century and are still in in the land landof landof landof
of the living
She allows ullowsthe the soil and sunshine to towork tovork towork
work for you every day so that farm farming farmInlt farming ¬
ing Inlt becomes a continuous performance performanceIf
If a crop fails there is no need to waituntil wait waituntil waituntil
until next year you can an plant a now nowcrop newCIOp nowcrop
crop tomorrow tomorrowGOOD tomorrowGOOD
Friends be honest with Florida Flo1 to Do Donot Donot Donot
not come here from portions of the thecountry thecountly thecountry
country where land is worth w rth up into the thehundreds thehundreds thehundreds
hundreds and expect the same samend samendvantngfR ad advantages advantages ¬
vantages of good roads plenty of neigh neighbors nelghbots neighbars ¬
bars and allthe nil the improvements which are arebound arehound arebound
bound to come in 11 a densely settled settledcountry settledrountry settledcountry
If Florida was settled up to the limit limitof limitof limitof
of what she is capable of supporting su portlnl > her herlands herlandK herlands
lands instead of being beill sold soh sUl for tens of ofdollars ofdollars ofdollars
dollars per acre could not be touched touchedTor touchedror touchedtor
Tor hundreds of dollars for here with withour withour withour
our three or more crops a year year the retUlnR re returns returns ¬
turns on the investment would be far fargreater farIeater fargreater
greater Ieater than anywhere else elseCome elseCome elseCome
Come here with the expectation of ofbeing ofbeing i
being learners and take into careful carefulconsideration carefulconsideration carefulconsiderution
consideration your experience or lack lackof lackof lackof
of experience the amount invested and andbe andbe andbe
be content to work for a moderate re remuneration remuneration remuneration ¬
muneration it necessary with the theknowledge theknowled theknowledge
knowledge knowledge e that as the State settles up upyour upyour upyour
your holdings holain s will increase in value and andyou nndyou andyou
you will thus accumulate a competence competenceas
as you grow older olderMany olderMany olderMany
Many people come here and conscious consciousof
of their knowledge knowledge gained from exper experience experIence experience ¬
ience in other parts of the country countrydecry countrydecry countryleery
decry the seeming slipshot methods of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the native population and endeavor towork to towork towork
work along alon what to them appear to be bemore bemore bemore
more more modern lines These people in inmany inmany inmany
many cases make a miserable mise1 ble failure failureand fnilureand failuretold
and consequently the whole State is iscondemned iscon iscondemned
condemned condemnedThe con plllrwd plllrwd1he
The safest way is is to assume that thatthese thatthe thattilese
these the 1O methods are I1r possibly the result of ofa ofII
a cause cause which cannot be discerned by bythe bythe bythe
the newcomer newcomer let him begin his work workalong I Ialong
along nearly similar lines and then thenmake thenmake thenmake
make modifications as he sees his way wayDont wayDont wayDont
Dont come with the idea that you know knowit
it all Dont como with the intention intentionof
of making l11akin much out of nothing and andabove nndahove andabove
above nil do not get ge it into your head headthat leadtnat l ad adtlmt
that good horse horse sense and plenty rlentyof rlentyofhnlII of ofhard ofhard
hard work 01 k or 0 sufficient capital capitato to buy buytho buythe buytlw
the labor of others will not stand you youin youin youin
in handFlorida hand Florida AgriculturistThe Agriculturist
The Baptist Workers will meet at the tinehome thehome thehome
home of Mrs Reefer Wednesday WednesdayMarch WednesdayMarch WednesdayMarch
March 2nd At the last meeting the themembers theI1Ilmlllls thenanlheis
members decided to discuss diRcuRssomo some topic topicit
ai it each meeting The topic for tho coin cmning coining comin ¬
in ing meeting meetingwdl will be Christian Love LoveELIGHTfUl LoveDELIGHTfUL LoveDELIGHTFUL
Mrs Anna M Chamberlain enter entertained entertained ¬
tained some of her near neighbors nel hbors informally in informally infOlIHally ¬
formally Wednesday evening evening at Del DelCerro OelC DelCerro
Cerro C rtO grove rOe Ankona Progressive ten tenminute tenminute tenminute
minute five hundred was played and andwhen andwhen andwhen
when the scorecards score cards were footed up it itfound itfound itfound
found tililtthehead that the head prize prize had been won tvonby wonby wonhy
by David Eldred while w while Iile the foot prize prizewent prizewent prizewent
went to Mrs Peter PetelAnkeny Ankeny The Thep1 prizeswere prizes prizeswere zes zeswerocleverly
were werocleverly cleverly woven fruit baskets in inwhich inwhich inwhich
which Florida rattan was waslised used to tocompletely toOlnpJetely tocompletely
completely enclose in one onean an orange orungeand orungeandin and andin
in the other a grapefruit grapefruitRefreshments grapefluitRefrcshments grapefruitRefreshments
Refreshments wf were > roserved served afterwhich after afterwhich afterwhich
which the thehosteli1 hostess favored her guests guestswith guestswith UeltR UeltRwith
with two tw of Griegs beautiful songs songsfollowed sonJsfollowed songsfollowed
followed by a bright selection of her laerown laerowncomposition own owncomposition owncompositit
composition nlhiR This is the first time that thatMrs thatMrs thatMrs
Mrs Chamberlain has been heard in innilllliu inpuhlic inpublic
public nilllliu on ii the m East < ConstSh Coast She r possesses posRIPsesII t
a rich powerful soprano thoroughly thoroughlytrained thoroughlytrained thoroughlytrained i ia
trained by h one of Berlins I3erlpins best instruct instructors insttuctorRand ¬
ors orRand and those present pre ent voted her per performance perC pe pefOImlno ¬
formanco formance a treat It is ie ii said that this thissinger thissinger tillssinger
singer Will Hooti soon give the thefil1lt first of pC a series seriesof seriesof seriesof
of master composer home recitals recitalsThe reCltalRTho recitalsThe
The social socfnlovenlngWns evening wasgivenin was given in honor honorof honorof honorof
of W B BRChamherlain Chamberlain ambcrl lnof of Minneapolis Minneapoliswho Minneap lis liswho
who has been spending dIng a fortnight fortnig ht withhlsfamilyai1l with withhisfamily withhisfamlly
hisfamily hlsfamilyai1l beensre anti and who returned vtb toit1 toit1NOrthwest to the theNorthwest theNorthwest
Northwest Friday Mr CliamboralinJs MrChambornlhtisassOci CliamboralinJsassociate is isassociate
associate assOci ee editor it rofthc of the Minneapolis MinneapolisJournal AUnneapoUsJ MinneapolisJournal
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New Primary Law Makes Tha ThaLast ThatLast ThaLast
Collector Cannot Accept Poll Tax FromOther from FroiOther fromOth
Other Oth r Than Voter Accept When Paid PaidWith PaidWith PaidWith
With Real or Personal TaxFew Tax TaxFew TaxFew
Few Floridians are thoroughly pORted pORtedin postecin
in regard to the requirements of the thenew thenew thenew
new State law as aRregards regards qualifying qualifyingfor
for participation in the selection of par party partynominels partynominees tj tjnominees
nominees The new law regarding re drdin the thepayment thepayment thepayment
payment of If poll taxes section 10 10chapter 16chapter 10chapter
chapter 5928 laws of 1909 reads a afollows aR aRfollows asfollows
follows followsSection followsSectlon followsSection
Section 16 Any tax collector or per person perHon person
son acting under his authority or direction di direction direction
rection who receives or permits to be bereceived bereceived bereceived
received any anv money money or other thing ofvalue of olvalue ofvalue
value in payment po ment of poll or capitation capitationtaxes capitationtaxes capitationtaxes
taxes from any person firm associa association nssociation association ¬
tion or corporation either by check checkdraft chqckdraft ch ck ckdroft
draft or any nnyother other method of payment paymentor
or any tax collector Issuing a poll tax taxreceipt toxreceipt taxreceipt
receipt without payment In advancethereof advance advancethereof advuncethereof
thereof other than the person whospoll whose whosepoll
poll or capitation taxes is to bo b paid paidshall paidshall paidshall
shall be deemed guilty of a misdemean misdemeanor ¬
or and upon upon conviction thereof shall shallbe shallbe shallbe
be punished by imprisonment in the thecounty thecounty thecounty
county jail for not more than three threemonths threfmonths threpmonths >
months Provided that nothing in iothis iothisact this thisact thisact
act shall be construed to prevent anyperson any nnypersonpayin anyperson
person person personpayin paying or any tax collector from fromcollecting fromcollecting fromcollecting
collecting the poll tax due by anotherperson another anotherperson anotherperson
person from any other person who shall shallalso shllllolso shallalso
also pay upon request of the personowing person personowing person personowing
owing the poll or or capitation tax the real realand lealand realand
and personal taxes of the person person forwhom for forwhom forwhom
whom he offers to pay the capitation or orpoll orpJII or orppll
poll tax taxProvidedthlit Provided that where the pay payment pnyment payneat ¬
ment of poll or capitation tax is neces necessary necessary necessary ¬
sary to qualify voters for participation participationin
in the primaries herein provided for forthat forthat forthat
that such poll or capitation tax shall be bepaid bepaid bepaid
paid not later than the second Saturday Saturdayin
in the month preceding the month in inwhich inwhich inwhich
which such primary is held heldIn heldIn heldIn
In order to qualify as an elector in the theapproaching theapproaching theapproaching
approaching primaries prlqll1riesunder under the pro provisions provIsions provisions ¬
visions of the new law a person must mustpay mustpay mustpay
pay his poll taxes for the two years yearspreceding yenrsJ yearspreceding
preceding J > the year in which such elec election elertion elecn ¬
tion is held on or orbefore before the second Sat Saturday Saturday at aturday ¬
urday in the month proceding the themonth themonth themonth
month in which such election is held heldThis held1lJis heldThis
This means that April 9th is the timelimit time timelimit timelimit
limit given persons to pay ay their poll polltaxes polltaxes polltaxes
taxes and become qualified qualified electors in inthe inthe in inthe
the primaries of this year And thevoter the thevoter thevotpr
voter must pay his own own poll taxes un unless unless un unless ¬
less it is paid by another when his real realty realtytax realty ¬
ty tytax tax is paid Those voters having no norealty noreolty norealty
realty tax to pay must pay their polltaxes poll polltaxes polltaxes
taxes individually and personally infuture in infuture infuture
future and the practice which hasfrequently has hasfrequently hasfrequentlyprevailed
frequently frequentlyprevailed prevailed in Florida of candi candidates candidates candidates ¬
dates paying the poll taxes of largenumbers large largenumbers largenumbers
numbers of prospective supporters in a abunch abunch abunch
bunch is now unlawful and not to be bepermitted bepermitted bepermitted
permitted permittedIt
It is well that the Democratic voter voterwho votelwho voterwho
who desires to register his choice in the theapproaching theapproaching theapproaching
approaching primaries take note of he herequirement herfquirementand herequirement
requirement rfquirementand and make it his business businessto businessto
to pay up his poll taxes before April
9 It is an an essential preliminary to toparticipating toparticipating toparticipating
participating in the selection of nominees nomineesfor nommeesfor nomineesforthe
forthe for the many important offices within withinthe withinthe withinthe
the gift of the people of Florida this thisyear thiRyear thisyear
year And it is also safe to attend to tothis tothiR tothis
this matter matt r at the earliest convenience conveniencethus conveniencethus
thus avoiding the possibility of being beingcrowded beingcrowded
crowded out in the rush which will be besure besure besure I
sure to mark the last few days of the thequalifying thequnlifyinA thequalifying
qualifying qualifying I periodTAIIAFERRO period periodTALIAPERRO periodI periodTALIAfERRO
TelegramWashington Telegram TelegramWashington TelegramWashington
Washington D C Feb 21 1910 1910Editor 1910Editor 1910Editor
Senator Taliafero 1alinferointroducedln introduced in inthe inthe
the Senate today todnya a bill bllllisking asking for anappropriation an anappropriation anappropriation I
appropriation of 100000 to make a Ittwelve atwelve atwelve
twelve foot channel into Santa Lucia Luciainlet Lucininlet i iinlet
inlet and will urge passage passageC pa sage sageC
Mr and Mrs Mr Alex St Clair AbrnmofJu Abramsof Abrams Abramsif
of ofJu if Jacksonville soOille and Mrs W II Tomp Tompins fompkitlsof lompkips
kitlsof kips ins of Titusville are registered this thiseek thisweek his hisweek
week eek at the thoAtiuntlcHotelMr Atlantic Hotel Mr Abr Abrmsani1MrIompkinsliavbigbusiness Abrms Abrmsand ms msnd
ani1MrIompkinsliavbigbusiness and nd Mr Tompkins Having business be beore before before
fore ore the circuit circmtcourt court court now in session sessionANAMA seRsionhere sessionhere
here herePANAMA herePANAMA
Opened last IMtSaturday Saturday byAmbaslador byAmbasladorBryce by byAmbassadorBryce Ambassador AmbassadorIryce
Bryce who delivered a memorable meJDorabIQPd pd pdressthrough oil oildress
ressthrough throUgh whlclHhe which the advantages adVlln iiges of oflorlda ofFlorida f fFlorIda
FlorIda lorlda have Iliv been beenadvcrtis advertised d through throughout tlirou h hout
out ut America Am rlca and Europe EuropeJelng hieing publish published publishedln
edln ed rt in hundreds hlJ tdr dsolargo of largo newspapers newspapershe newKpapcr8the newspapersthe
the he Panama Canal C r alCelebratioli Celebration at Tam Tampa Tamia Tam ramria
ria ia which will willclOsoJomorruwSaturoay willclOsoJomorruwSaturoayFebfuarfafJth close tomorrow tomof row Saturday Saturdayebruwy SaturdayFebruary
February FebfuarfafJth 36th baa hlsp proved oved to be the the4I
most most successful celebration c bllLtloll of any kindever kind kindever I
ever held in the South Immensecrowds Immense Immensecrowds Imn 1se 1secrowds
crowds from every section of the United UnitedStates UnitelStutes UnitedStates
States are attending and the Tampa TampaBoard famfJlIBoard PampaBoard
Board of oflmde Trade has large committees committeesat
at work day and night looking after aftertheir liftertheir aftertheir
their wants Every feature of the big bigcelebration hlgcelebration bigcelebration
celebration is proving even more suc successful successful ¬
cessful than was at first anticipated anticipatedNo
No features have proven more at attractive nttractive attractive ¬
tractive than the aeroplane aelo lane and airship
flights and races which whlc which I began Monday
Some of the fastest flying machines in inworld inworld inworld
world including the aeroplane a in which whichGlenn whichGlenn whichGlenn
Glenn Curtiss the American aviator aviatormade uvlatormade aviatormade
made his wonderful fights in France Franceare
are on the grounds Another great greatfeature greatfentUlO greatfeature
feature is the maneuvers of the cavalry
infantry and artillery companies of the theUnited theUnited theUnited
United States army which occur on onthe onthe onthe
the celebration grounds each afternoonond afternoon afternoonand afternoonand
and evening Thousands are also visit ¬
ing the
other war vessels in Tampa and Hills Hillsboro HillsI HillsIhoro Hillsboro
boro bays which are the first big war warvessels warvessels warvessels
vessels to visit Tampa TampaAccording TampaAccording lampnAccording
According to the estimates of Gov GovGilchrist GovGilchrist GovGilchrist
Gilchrist and other noted men who participated par Jmrticipated
1 f i t t ir iriniciivL4
ticipated iniciivL4 in tu the buc monster iiiuiiovwi pageant Ju uuiJk iuiijr fully
100000 people p oJlle representing all sections sectionsof
of the United States witnessed the theWashington theWashington theWashington
Washington birthday civic and andgrowth andgrowthshowing growthshowing growth growthshowing
showing parade in which leading cities citiesand citiesand citiesand
and towns of South Florida were rep represented represented represented ¬
resented From Twentysecond street streetYbor streetYbol streetYbor
Ybor City to the Bay extremity of Hyde HydePark HydePark HydePark
Park avenue a distance of four miles milesthe milesthe milesthe
the streets balconies windows and trees treeswere treewere treeswerefilled
were werefilled filled with eager men women and andchildren andchildren andchildren
children and the thepaKeant pageant which they saw sawmore sawmore sawmore
more than met the expectation of every everyperson everyperson everyperson
person personSPEED personSPEED person personSPEED
At Ata a recent meeting of the board of ofdirectors ofdirectors I Idirectors
directors of the Florida East Coast CoastAutomobile CoastAutomobile
Automobile Association is was decided decidedthat decidedthat decidedthat I
that the 1910 Daytona Beach speed speedcarnival speedcarnival
carnival would be held on March 22 2 23 23and 23and 23and I
and 24 For several s veralmonths months past it itseems itseems itseems
seems as though the fastest automobile automobileracecourse automobilerace
racecourse race course in the worldwould world would be aban abandoned abundoned abandoned ¬
doned and it was not until the Benz Benzand Bennnd Benzand
and Fiat enthusiasts enthusillstsengnged engaged in a con controversy controvelsy controversy ¬
troversy as to towhich which of the two Brooklands Brook Brooklands Brooklands
lands track cars was the faster the thepwners the9wners theowners
owners agreeing to decide the question questionon
on the Daytona Beach that the local localinterest localinterest localinterest
interest was revived Then the officials officialsand officialand officialsand
and members of the Florida East Coast CoastAutomobile CoastAutomobile CoastAutomobile
Automobile Association became active activein
in planning for the coining speedfast speedfastE
E WC Arnold of New York owner ownerof ownerof ownerof
of the Lewis Strange Fiat and Barney BarneyOldfield BarnoyOldfield BarneyOldfield
Oldfield the track champion who recen recently recently recen recently ¬
tly purchased urchased the hp Hemmery Benz which whichtravelled whichtravelled whichtravelled
travelled faster fasteronthe on the Brooklands track trackthan trackthan trackthan
than Marriott in his steamer did on the theFlorida theFlorida theFlorida
Florida sands are now arranging details detailsof detailof detailsof
of the proposed match which will be the thepiece thepiece thepiece
piece de resistance of the match matchmeeting matchmeeting matchmeeting
meeting meetingOldfield
Oldfield is confident he can canc cover ver a amije amile amile
mile in 25 or 0126 26 seconds which will of ofcourse ofcourse I
course co rse beat the mile record of 2815 2815second 2815Hecond 2815second
second made by Marriott in 1906 1906There 1906There 1906There
There will be four or five races of ofdifferent ofdifferent ofdifferent
different classes of cars scheduled each eachday eachday eachclay
day of the themeot meet and the Minneapolis MinneapolisSir
Sir Thomas Dewar Gold speed King Kingtwomilesa Kingtwomilesa Kingtwomitesa
twomilesa minute and other rich richtrophies richtrophie richtrophies
trophies will be awarded winners of ofraces ofraces I Iraces
races racesThe racesThe racesThe
The meet will be under the sanction sanctionof
of the American Automobile Association Associationand
and Chairman S M Butler of the thenational lhenational thenational
national contest board has been select selected selected selected ¬
ed as referee refereeT
T E Fitzerald secretary secretnryof of the Day Daytona Daytona ¬ i itOlla
tona organization will have active activechnr charge chargeof e t tof
of details of tilespeedearnival tilespeedearnivalA the speed carnival carnivalA
A sociable will be given at the home homeof homeof j jof
of Mr N J Cooper Coopelthis this Friday even evening evening even l
ing February 25 by the Baptist Ba tist Young YoungPeoples YoungPeoples YoungPeoples
Peoples Union this will wilbe will be a free freesociable fleesociable freesociable
sociable and We we want all to come and andenjoy undenjoy andenjoy
enjoy themselves Those who will help helpto helJltoentCl
to toentCl entertain ain are Misses DeHay Holmes HolmesEdwards HolmesEdWUlds HolmesEdwards
Edwards Trowell Jewell Pearl and andRuby andRuby
Ruby Swain wlin and Lyda Richards I
Under engagement en agement of the theRoad Road Bond BondTrustees BondTrustees I
Trustees of St Lucie county D HWinslow H HWinslow Hi HiWinslow
Winslow of Washington DI D u United UnitedStates UnitedStates
States Superintendent of Road Con Construction Construction Construction ¬ I
struction will address the pcopleof people of St StLucie StLucie StLucie
Lucie county ii the Improvement club clubImlltomorrow clubhall i 1
afternoon afternoonat hall Imlltomorrow tomorrow Saturday afternoon afternoonat
at 2clock on the subject of Roads Roadsand Rondsand Roadsand
and Maintenance MaintenanceMr
Mr Winslow is regularly detailed by bythe bythe I
the government gov rnment to such places as ask askfor j
for his services where he not only in informs inCorms ¬
forms the officers offic rs and people ot tho thovery thevery j jvery
very latest improved mothods of ofrond ofrondCnstrI road roadconstruction roadconstruction
construction CnstrI tion but makes a apelsollnl personal inon in investigation investigution ¬
vestigation vesti 1 utt on of every available material materialHe mnterialIe
He Ie is spending the week with one ontoof of ofthe oftho ofthe
the trustees G GE E Dutton DuttollhlRpecting DuttollhlRpectingour inspecting inspectingour
our roads and available material and andwill andwill andwill
will be well posted on all subjects subjectsof sUbj ctR ctRof
of road building and maintancnce as asapplied asapplied asapplied
applied to tootr our county countyIt
It is hoped that a 1 n large and andtepresen andtepresentative andrepresent represen representative
tative t tive audience will meet m t the speaker speakeron
on this occasion who announces that he hewill hewill howill
will endeavor to answer all questions questionson
on on road roadbu bu ding that nnyonecareR anyone cares to toask toask toask
ask Much Mllchbeneflt benefit willundou will undoubtedly undoubtedlyresult undoubtedlyresult tedl tedlresult
result to toSt St Lucie county countyJames countyJames countyJames
James kiiight Jrj Jr of Philadelphia PhiladelphiaPa P 1i1adolphia 1i1adolphiaPa
Pa is registered at the Fort Pierce PierceHotel PieicHotel Pierce PierceHotel
Hotel for to tliebalanceof tlio balance of tho season season
Do Present RepresentativcsServe RepresentativcsServeas
as Allies to Corporations CorporationsA
Necessary to Secure Men Who Arc free TreeAnd freeAnd freeAnd
And Fearless and True to Peoplern PeopleInvites People Peoplernvites In Invites
vites Thorough Investigation i iyl
The following communication communlcl1tlonwhich communlcl1tlonwhichseuks which whichspeaks whichspeaks
speaks for itself is from the pen of T TW Tw
W Mather of Little River and is Is ad addresses addlesses addresses ¬
dresses to the members of the East EastCoast EastConst
Coast Fruit and Vegetable V egetableGrowers egetableGrowersAssociation Growers GrowersAssociation GrowersAssociation 1
Association AssociationSome AssociationSome j
Some time ago one of the directors directorsof
of the East Coast Fruit Fr lt and Vegetable VegetableGrowers VegetableGrowers VegetableGrowers
Growers Association asked me do you youthink youthlnkou 1 1think
think thlnkou our association should be into intopolitics intopolitics intopolitics I Ito
politics to the extent of recommending
to the voters certain certnincalldidates candidates for forCongress fOlC 1 1Congress
Congress C ng ess and the State Assembly Assemblymeaning Asscmblymeanmg 1 1meaning
meaning of course men who would b bsafely bl blsafely ba fi fisafely
safely on the side sidtof of the people in any anycorporation anycorporation anycorporation
corporation fight I answered answeredemphatl answeredemphatlcallyYes emphati emphatically emphatically ¬
cally callyYes cally Yes why not Why Whynotindeed WhynotindeedWe not indeed indeedWe indeedWe
We are sorely in need of such men menHave menHave menHave
Have we now in Congress a single singleSenator singleSena singleSenator
Senator Sena oror or Representative from Florida Floridawhose Floridawhose Floridawhose
whose personal interests are not notmore notmoreor more moreor moreor
or less tied tiedu u1 u > with our friends therailroads the therailroads therailroads
railroads Could we depend on one of ofthem ofthem ofthem
them to work and vote for our interests interestsin
in perference And vet vetsome some of these thesesame thesesnme thesesame
same men now noweome come forward and cheer cheerfully cheerfully cheerfully ¬
fully ask us ustore to reelect elect them themlThey themlTheypoint They Theypoint Theypoint
point with pride they challenge lchallengeinvestigation challengeinvestigation challengeinvestigation
investigation investigationWell
Well T r for one am in favor of a most mostthorough mostthorough mostthorough
thorough investigation but it should be beby beby beby
by men who know our needs who can cannot cllnnot ii
not readily readllybo be fooled who are not afraid afraidto
to speak and fight fl htand and recommend recommendWhy recommendWhy recommendWhy
Why should the directors hesitate hesitateSenator heHitateSenator hesitateSenator
Senator Taliaferro and Representa Representative ¬
tive Frank Clark want wantvinrlication wantvinrlicationThey vindication vindicationThey i iThey
They are chiefly supported by newspapers news newspapers news ¬ l lpapers
papers known to be owned or controlled controlledby l lby
by the East Coast Railroad Co whose whosepresident wh whosepresident se sepresldentasho
president presldentasho a short t time ago emphati emphatically1 emphatlcully
cally1 told our ou committee that his com company company cornpany ¬
pany would fight you outo to the bitterend bitterend bitter bitterend
end Is this thisslpport support a part of the thefight thefi thefight
fight fi ht Is he to nave have the exquisite exquisitepleasure exquisitepleasure i ipleasure
pleasure of ofmakiqgu3 making us elect the men he hewants hewants hewants
wants Was there ever impudence impudencemore impudencemore impudencemore
more more sublime What do our our erectors directors directorsthink directorsthink t tthink
think of this thisThere ihisThere thisThere
There are other national candidates candidatesClaude candldatesClautJe candidatesClaude
Claude LEngle 1 Engle and andundexGoyernor andundexGoyernorBroward andand and exGovernor exGovernorBroward 1 1Broward
Broward The exGovernor we all allknow 1111knowand allknowand
know knowand and many of us admire adrnireandrespect adrnireandrespecthim and respect respecthim nRpecthim
him for the good work he has done andfor and andfor nndfor
for the enemies he h has made But I Ifor IfOl Ifor
for one only know of LEngle L Engle as a arather IIruther arather
rather bright political editor Is he hewith hewith
with us us Can we wetrust trust him Would he hebe hebe hebe
be a man manof of weight in tlieUnited the theUllit United dStates dStatesSenate States StatesSenate StatesSenate
Senate I wish our directors would wouldin wouldinvestigate in investigate investigate ¬
vestigate and let us know He may be bean bean bean
an ideal man but we want to know knowOf knowof knowOf
Of Mr Zim I also know nothing
for or against We need a forceful forcefulenergetic for forcefulenergetic eflll eflllenergetic
energetic influential man as our repre representative representative representative ¬
sentative in Washington Wushingtonone one who whocould whocould whocould
could be trusted to work and vote on onthe onthe onthe
the right side in the gigantic struggleimpending struggle struggleimpending struggleimpending
impending between the people and pre predatory predatory predatory ¬
datory corporations It our directors directorsare
are not satisfied they should bring for forward forward forward ¬
ward another candidateGrowers candidate candidateGrowers candidateGIowers
Growers and merchants and men of ofevery ofevery ofevery
every trade were never before as well wellorganized wellorganized wellorganized
organized and determined d as I now nowbllt nowblltthey but butthey butthey
they want leaders they can trust The TheEast ThoEast TheEast
East Coast Fruit and Vegetable Growers Grow Growers Growers ¬
ers Association represents all because becausethe bocHusothe becausethe
the interests of all are identical It is isstrong isstrong isstrong
strong in number and an influence its itsofficers itsofficers itsofficers
officers will not be suspected of self selfseeking Hulfseeking selfseeking
seeking and their advice will carry carrygreat Clilr Clilrgreat carrygreat
great weight Let us have the benefit
Famous Minstrel Coming ComingHonest ComingHonest ComingHonest
Honest endeavor willalway will aIWI alway becrown hecrowned becrowned be cIown cIowned
ed with success success No doubt this is the theluuauii thereason
I luuauii reason why WII T Richards ihivriiuiun v PdngIesu PdngIesumous i Pringles illicit n Iu Iumous Fit Fitmows
mows mous Georgia Minstrels have been so solong 110herore sobefore
long before the public To make this thisseason thisseason thisseason
season better than last to give thu tbupublic thupublic
public public a better show this year yea than last lusthns
has has always alwa s been the watchword of the themanagement themanag themanagement
management manag ement Wornout ideas shabby shabbywardrobe shuhllvwardrobe shabbywardrobe
wardrobe and questionable acts have havenever hn havenever
never found a nlncein place in their program programThese programThese
These methods may succeed for a timo timobut timubut tintobut
but the American people are too intelligent intell intelligent inteUiJcnt ¬
igent to tolerate it for long Not a nque3tiollable aquestionable aquestionable
questionable word wordact act or song can find findplace findplace Omitplace
place in the performance given g vcnby by this thiscompany thiscompany thiscompany
company Heads Headsoffamilles of families often hesi hesitate hesitate hesi hesitate ¬
tate to take t ke their mothers sisters wivesorchildlen wives wivesor
or orchildlen children to a minstrel show for this thisreason thisreason thisreason
reason but they need needlmvcno have no fear fea to totake totake totake
take them to a performance given by
this company company The Th program progrnmis is abso absolutely ubsoIlitely 11150lutey ¬
lutely clean and refined This Thlscompanr Thlscompanrwhich company companywhich companywhicfinumbers
which whicfinumbers numbers nearly forty fortypeople people will willbe willbe willbe
be seen at Improvement Club hall Fri Friday Friday 11 11day ¬
day Februry25 Bring Bringthechlldren Bringthechlldrenout the children childrenout childrenout
out to see the big freestr free street et parade at atN atnoon w wnoon
noon noonNew noonNew
N New ew Catholic Church in Fort Pierce PierceThe PierceThef1rst PierceThe
The Thef1rst first service will be held in it the thenew th thnew > I Inew
new Catholic church hurchof of St Anastasia AnastasiaSunday Alinsth3iaSunda AnastasiaSunday
Sunday Sunda February Febru ry 27th as follows followsMass followsMass followsMass
Mass and sermon 10 a hi Sunday Sundayschool Sl1ndllyschoolllm Sundayschool
school schoolllm 11 a m evening service serylcowitti serylcowittilecture with withlecture withlecture
lecture 7 p p m Mass Monday morn morn morning mornIng ¬
ing at 780 An Aoe earnest rtlestand and cordial cordialinvitation cordialInvitntioni
invitation iaextended is extended ext ndedto to all cathqlica cathqlicaami cathilll catholiceand s samI k
ami non catholics
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