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Writes of His Experience ExperienceNOT ExperienceNOT ExperienceNOT
While fruit is s Inferior They Net More 01 01Account on onAccounl onAccount
Account of Uniform Handling and andCheaper andCheaper andCheaper
Cheaper Frght Fr frdghtRates frdghtRatesThe < ight Rates RatesThe RatesThe
The The following article was wl s written b bCornelius bCornelius bCornelius
Cornelius Cliristiancy formerly of Port PorOrange Poit PoitOrange PortOrange
Orange now manager l1Iallagerpf of the La LI Isa Isab IHabflla Isabeta
beta b lla groves at Ponce Porto Rico fo fothJ for fortM forthe
the Florida Fruit and Produce News NewsI Newstwill
j I twill will enclose samples of the postenwe posters postersweuse lostersweuseaso
we weuseaso weuse use also the sticker we use on our GUIgntoefruit ourgripeCrult ourgrdpefruit
gntoefruit applying same with ly lyelue hot hotgl hotglue >
glue gl elue eto to the fruit fruitLa I Ia
8 l La a Isabella Gr Grbox Grapefruit led the market marketth market marketthisspring
th thisspring spring selling as hi high h as 787 per perbox perbox
box and andoUl our average avera e on the crop of
11000 11 000 boxes was away ahead of any anythihjfI anyIhlnlCl anyth
thihjfI th ngI have noticed any Florida grow growWhen grower
er doing
When I lived on the East Coast Coastmy Coastm Coastmy
my m home is still there and I will be beback beb8ekalaln1 beback
back b8ekalaln1 againI again I used to tell the growers growerstntf growersth growersthttif
thttif tntf th tlf if the freights frel hts were reduced that thatwe thacwegrowers thatwe
we wegrowers we growers would not get any more moremotley moremoney moremoney
money for our fruit as as it would simply simplysell
sell s l1 for or a little less money I figured figuredth figuredthat figuredthat
th that t there was always enough fruit fruitbought fruitbought fruitbought
bought by speculators who would add addtheir addtbeir addtheir
their box profit profitfreight freight and other othercharges othereharges othercharges
charges and then makethe make the market marketprice marketprl marketprice
price prl
priceWhen When our fruit sells in New York Yorkfor Yorkfof400 Yorkfor
for fof400 J400 400 per box it nets us lie 340 per perbox perb perbox
box b x here at the dock and if it happens happenstogoupon happenst happenstogo
togoupon t togo upon the Red D Line it nets us uslost usjll usJut
jll lost t8 8 cents per box more Think of ofa ofhaYinr ofbating
haYinr bating a iiijs water nuici vt competition cumpetitloniThe > uijciiiiuii f fThe
iThe The freight on COO boxes of grape grapefruit grapefruit grapefruitand ¬
fruit fruitand and oranges over the N NY Y P PLine PLine PLhe
Line is 131 13125 25 and over the competing competingiae competingUDeit competingineitis9158
UDeit iae ineitis9158 It Is 9188 The freight frei ht from my myhome
home town in III Florida to New Yoft Y Yo oh c on onWlhnvpQ on60I1 onldboxes
ldboxes WlhnvpQ 60I1 es would be 34500 Whrlrprs Whcetsj WhrlrprsthVdifference WhI etR etRthedlfference
j thVdifference Well I guess I know knownow knownow I W Wnow
now that the growers get it I shipped shippedoranges shipledlranges shippedranges
oranges from here and they sold forleM for forless forl
l less money than my Florida oranges orangestold orangessold oranges orangestoldtorat
told toldtorat for at the same time and the Porto PortoRiS PortoRito PortoRio
Rio > oranges netted themost the i most most money
f fo o b bThe bnITheFlorida bThe
nITheFlorida The Florida orange and grapefruit grapefruitwro
wro It ao 10 far ahead of anything else produc produced ¬
ed in the world that there is no use of ofcomparing ofeomparjn ofcomparing
comparing Porto Rican citrus fruit with withHart withbitofFloridu withthat
Hart bitofFloridu of Florida but the Porto Rican Ricanarticle lUraninicle Ricanarticle
article coming into competition with withCalifornia withCaUCornlalinds withCalifornia
California CaUCornlalinds finds a steady trade because becauseit becauseitis
it ItJ itis is juicy and sweet sweetThePorto sweetThePnrto weet1he
ThePorto 1he Porto Rican grapefruit will un unquestionably unqueStionablY unquestionably ¬
questionably bring high grices because becausetnetrees becausethetrees becausethetrees
thetrees bloom late heroithe heaviest heaviestbloom heavilstbloom heaviestbloom
bloom is in June and July and that thatnwpsiUhip thatDiesit thatiotf
iotf nwpsiUhip Diesit cos it ship lute in the spring prin and andwming andComing nd ndeoming
Coming into competition at that time timewiththe timei timewith
withthe with i the Florida fruit it will bring more moreJNtoey mOIclIIOtIey morernotey
JNtoey because It is jucier heavier heavieriniit heavierfrqlL heaviert
iniit t frqlL it It is interesting to note that thate thatrrhIleLa
w1 rrhIleLa le e La Isabella grapefruit was top topPing topPIthe topPL I
Ping PIthe PL the market that thatothel other Porto Ricangrapefruit Rican Ricangrapefruit RicangrapefrlJlt
grapefruit was selling for 150 to 225 225fr 225pe 225per
fr pe > box x The reason was in the packM pack packtoo packana
too M the thestyle style of the package packageiffhey packagef packageThey
f They have another advantage here hereowr hereOlaer hereover
over Olaer Florida and that is the cost of ofW ofbor oflabor
W labor bor r Our best labor at 60 60cdnts cents perl perlty per Peltb perday
ty < will do more work in the 10 hours hoursy hoursthey I
tb they ey y put in in for a day than any Florida Floridai Flol da daDfgro
fork Dfgro n i gk ro I ever paid v vj S150 150 for 9 hours hoursfork hour8work
Ido Idonot not consider the fact that this thisiMd
Iel ielind j iMd nd is free from from frost any advantage advnntagetall advantagestall
stall tall 11 so ofar far as tUlthe the production of ofcihus citrus I ItoSta It lkite
kite toSta t it8ls is is concerned After a residence resiliencenYycarln residenceatmanyyears j jHgany
atmanyyears Hgany nYycarln y ars In both California and andjgfwai 1101the
I jgfwai ai a1 and nyear 11 year in studying studyingi the con conto conher I
to ons > her here I am am more convinced to tofythnn tot
dythan fythnn i t nn ever before in my life that the thefcrt thet
1 fcrt aat t citru fruits raised rais d in Florida FloridaIust Floridaras Floridajust
just ras as close to the frost line as a
are to get getmuch getcmuch
f cmuch much for quality but when it itfight itright t tright
right down tq profit why this thislias tl1Hhas thisid
id has us skinned a block and andIsoine lUll nil nilsome I ItiBorne
tiBorne tiBorneIorchlrdis Isoine some someAn j jwn
wn iorchard An Iorchlrdis orchard is a a green een fruit factory factorypmaltlr factoryno
inpmatter no pmaltlr matter how much RUc pleasure weaitof we wel wel
l Utof ° l oC growingffuitVwe growingfruit growing ffuittwe wc hap got gotffKethe g gotkethe t tke
ffKethe ke kethe the business bu buslnewpay in > pay or else it itpMatthe Itta it itis
ta business but It d plaything pliythlngIlA
pMatthe rWak IlA a at t th the TamtiB rampar t convent con convention elltJon ion of ofe ofera ofers
e era in In June Jtine1919 J ne 1909 1909and and it seemedthat seemed seemedfcthat scemedthat
fcthat that everyone vfap bent on damn damnWconimissionman damcommlsRlonm damnhiecommission
Wconimissionman hiecommission commlsRlonm man n I believed in iniwzaUon III IIIUun iiitiun
iwzaUon Uun and andhadJbecn hadjbeen had been trying to tofeea toW tof
f W feea s ii local packing house7for h u f9r years yearswanted yearsa yearsa yearspanted
a a purpose purposeJrapted
Jrapted wanted every orange orangethat that t at left ft tny tnyJJWacetogo 1nyo myetogo
o JJWacetogo la etogo out under one oiie bwnJ b tlj or orbrands orJbrands orIbrands
Jbrands brands of ofa a uniform pack packwe
1Iw 1 Wanted nted it all picked and packed packedthe packldthe
we the greatest care and everything everythingW
W We I done to make the man who got gott gotxa gottattheother
tattheother xa t the other end come back back1nd back1ndfotmore and andsecretin xndfor
for fotmore fotmoreecret more
The secretin secret in getting good prices pricesiWr pricesfrults pricesrfruits
iWr rfruits fruits is i in having hav ng enough e ou h of ofH Odf Odfr ofter
H ter f you have packed it right and andrepeater an anrepeater anda
a repeater Of it The Florida FloridaMtchange Floridachange FloridaExchange
Exchange change had a fine selling or oron orIon orIon
Ion on and if they had only had hadfine hadftne hadfine
fine packing organization behind behindm behindywould
m 1 ywould would have tiBvemade made a glorious gloriousWhose glorloUSWhose gloriousS
S Whose fault is it The man manttieboxi manthe manthe
ttieboxi ttieboxif the box boxto boxto
f d to be be said years ago that a aJwrnan Uman aman
Jwrnan man w was sone one Who could sell sellRomothing sellnething sellmothing
Romothing nething hedldn he did not t want wantifood wantQd
ifood Qd ss mMtnanpf iaJnU wmaa Qt today todalis i is the ter h I
l lI I
t J 1 tJf r tl c r c ct
t ffu
t I
Jj ij
itlesimtn who Ul1derlancls what hi hiI hiII his
customer II hl
wr wants nnt and
I PII Jells him that lIIcl
iI tnliutv It up UI with othelsulei other 91105 I will
I llItUlt the assertion slrtion that
MI IrI OUItlll OUItlllhl1rll lurtmi lurtmhail
hl1rll hail
a dciruuul mIlIlHI for well lacked
i brands
Ilist WllIlll that
could not stttisfi atlI
AIHI iii iiido will VIIIlUIe to Ray that II r ll
dO time rhero rheroauso
III11UII a tinw h III1 auso two two ears of
y oil Crlllt tiromtneamopackin fOm the + lIm unu packing house fail
to como up unitoni
Now No it Is up tii the thewhether Florida
whether ahetherthe yh tIel the t he Florida oran ranges < es > alllt grower
iruitiH fi IUI uit IR is going goln to no o to IK IKit market so grape that
it I will Wllllwt net something son1lthln on tlipinu tlipinui the investment
You i r IIU < m cannot cmi UII not unload the i ion esponslhllity
on to Mr 1f It
r Burton and andup say here It h
up to you youI Voui
i I remember woll when he got up to
Bak slJ ak at Tampa after the first time
and I turned to a commission
man near lI > m
by and said to him Gee Ge he has i 1 a
KZ1 KZ1vBnd game leg vBnd and SecommlBston the cOlllmlssloll ma man
reported Yes Ye
but he is n nm 1
game rooster I said to the commit
eion1enttii sion ° 111 all m Do you youutkno utkno know with him n and an i
he replied No tut but I know a salesman
when he opens his mouth and I will
tell you right rightllow now what Burton is uu up
againstthese growers are going to
lay down on him You know how it is It
in ill Florida when a friend calls at your
house and there are a few mosquitoes rno quitoes
aroundyou are always al WIlYS ready to tell
him him how much worse they are a mile mileflnufn
flnufn down Hi the a river t > s nn The tllu m viunuu Florida i itllu growers uiuwurn
have reached the crisis and every tub tubwill tubwill tubwill
will have to stand on its own bottom in innobodys
the future and everybodys business is isnobody isnobodys
nobodys 5 business businessWhat businessWhat f fWhat
What Mr MrBurton Ir Burton needs needsis ig an efficient efficientcrops efficientcrops efficientcropsof
cropsof crops of inspectors who will travel from
house to house and inspect tlvj th packing
and the picking These inspectors inspectorsshou inspectorsshould inspectorsshould
shou should d report to Mr Burton and they
should train some one man in each eachThe eachpacking eachpacking
packing house to be a local inspector
The grower who is not willing to live liveup liveup liveup
up to t a proper standard had better get getout getout getout
out of the game gameAsk gameAsk
1 Ask Mr Burton what bethinks bethinksabout he thinks thinksabout thinksabout
about it itFINE itflNf itFINE
A musical and dramatic entertain entertainment entertainment entertainment ¬
ment of more than usual interest will willbo willho willbo
bo given in the Crystal theatre next nextMonday nex nextMonday t tMonday
Monday evening August ugu t 1st lAtfur for the thebenefit thebenefit thebenefit
benefit of the Fort Pierce Baseball Baseballclub Baseballclub Baseballclub
club clubAn clubAll clubAn
An excellent program has been pre prepared prepared prepared ¬
pared which contains a large number numberof
of the most plunsingof pl asingof of the thehome home talent talentwhich tale talentwhich t twhich
which has done don so much to entertain entertainthe entertamthe
the people during the summer summelmqnths summelmqnthswho months monthswho monthswho
who will willlppear appear in new and entertain entertaining enteatalnIng enteitainhig ¬
ing numbers numbersThe numbersThe numbersThe
The baseball boys have been to con considerable considerable considerable ¬
siderable more expense than the gate gatereceipts patereceipts gatereceipts
receipts to induce teams of standing to tocome tocome tocone
come to Fort Pierce to play on the thelocal thelocal thelocal
local diamond so that our home people peoplejould peoplecould peoplecould
could witness thegamesand the games and they should shouldbe
be liberal in patronizing patlonizin the entertain entertainment entertainment entertainnleut ¬
ment which is is given for fO their benefit benefitso
so that they might be enabled to con coninue contillue continue
inue to furnish our people with inter interesting inter1 inter1eating ¬ I Iesting
esting baseball games gamesThe gamesThe
The following program will be ren renlered reng rentiered I
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Miss Margaret Nuison NuisonHas NI Nei on onHn onalas 1
Has Hn Anyone nyone HoreSeen UcreSepn Kelly 1111 Geo Htckus IilckusMonologue HtckusStill IhckuMln
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Still as n the Night NightA Nixht Ch Chas Lord LordA I IA
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11Il PinnoSolo Mnini 0 Solo 10 Miss Rathiiiil RathiiiilRLtvDt ut ut > Alderman Aldermanllustrmeil I lern1l1n
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Music liy I the Orchestra OrchestraReserved OICh + trCl traBedewed I
Reserved n seats are al now on I sale sa I ea alj aljho at atthe t 1 IllH i i in I
the ho St Lnde Drug Store torl at t 60 10 l cents centscneral
cneral admission adrni siln 35 cents I
The mattY friends in Fort FOttPielce Pierce and andSt IIndSt andSt
St Lueii Lurie county c l11ty of MraDB Ms Dll D B Prtchard Prtchardof
learn of her hersudden hersudden hersudden
Titusvillewere TituJville wtJte > pained to
death which occured last Friday Fri Fridav Frilay
sudden after an illness of on olll only y two days daysm daysNo daysNo
lay < <
been m > i received und as asit asit usit
details hllv have
No not known that thatshook she was VIIS Ill the theshok theshoal
shook it was to loher her fi fiTin1 fri friends nds has beetigreat beetigreatTlie bCeI great greatTIll
TIll deceased I Ito bcforeher before her marriage to toD toD
James JamesPritchnrd JamesPritchard
Pritchard son of Cnpt
president dlnt of the Indian River RiverState RiverState
Pritchnrd pres
Bankfitllllvillojwas Bank Titusviikwas Miss Bessie BessieHull essl esslHall
State second daughter of Mr Mran and Mrs MIsE MrsE
Hall Ha and 1h thrdulh throw rfiahher her assistance assistance1to assistancer
W Hall
to her ht r fitter lather In the office of tax collec collecSt collector colloctor
for Brevard Brevardcounty county for many l11anyyears l11anyyearsshe years yearsshe
tor became known toa to a large part partoft partoftthe of ofthe
she ° revard Hrevardand revardIlnd
oC what Is noV
the citizens Besides her herhURbandMr1 herhusband
Iuciecountles Lucie counties
and St
little littlechild littlechild
Pritchurd leaveR a
husband hURbandMr1 earold hell ager e pare ts tsMr
child about a yearold parents parentsMr
Mrs E Hall of Sebastian Sebastiantwo
Mr brothers and W H Hull of Titusville Titusvillennr1 Tituavilleand
two of Sehastian und one oneslsterMn onesister
slsterMn and G Mrs B John C Jones of Qua and andSt andSt
sister St Lucie and an hosts of friends to mourn mournher mournher mournher
her untimely death deathdialtoy deathMrs deathMrs
Tylander will entertain entertainthe ntertainthe
Mrs W next nextrm Thnrsday hThursday after afternoon afternoon
the Guild at tea rm Aafter
A cor cordlllli
t 4th 4thdial r m 2 to
August AUJu
noon extended to the public pub1Jcto
dialtoy dialtoyto dlllli dial invitation 1vifatJon Is
to attend attendit tead
GOOD ENOUGt ENOUGtImpressions NOUGHImpressions NOUGIIImpressions
Impressions of Floridian Wh WhMigrated Who WhoMigrated WhoMigrated
Migrated to Oregon OregonWEST OregonWEST OregonWEST
Some of the Advantages and Disadvant Disadvantages Disadvantages Disadvantages
ages Possessed p ssessed by Oregon Will WillReturn WillReturn WillReturn
Return Before Christmas ChristmasC ChristmasCentral
1 Central C ntrul Point Ore July 18 1910 1910Editor 1910Editor 1910Editor
I suppose you ou are still waiting for forthat forthllt forthat
that letter I promised to write when I Ihad Ihnd Ihad
had been here long enough to get some someidea somehleu someidea
idea of the country
AH you well know we left Fort Fierce FierceAprjl PiorceApril PierceApril
April 10th arriving at Medford Ore OreApril OreApril OreApril
April 18th after a long and tiresome tiresometrip tiresometllp tiresometrap
trip Had Harllt it not been for the beauti beautiful beautiful beautiful ¬
ful scenery along the route it would wouldhave wouldhave woulflhave
have been more tiresome It would bit bitimpossible bi biimpossible b bimpossible
impossible for me to describe the thegrand thegrandlire grand grandure
lire we passed after leaving Kansas KansasCity KansasCity
City Mo MoWe
We We were all day going through the themountains themountains themountains
mountains of Wyoming and we passed passedthrough passedthrough assed assedthrou
through throu h the pl place ce where General Custer Custerfought Custerfoulht Custerfought
fought his last battle A white cross crossmarks crossmurks crossmarks
marks the spot where the general fellWe fell fellWe fellWe
We were up in the air during dUIingour dUIingourrip our ourrip ourtrip
rip I tell you At one place in the theRockies theRockies theRockies
Rockies we w were 7000 feet above sea sealevel sealevel sealevel
level and it took three locomotives adouble a adouble adouble
double header and a trailer to take us uaup usup usup
up the mountains It was grand untilwe until untilwe
we started down with but one on engine engineand englfland engineand
and it looked as though the coaches coacheswould coacheswould coacheswould
would run over it I thoughtillke thought like the thefellow thefellow thefellow
fellow did going up Lookout Mountain MountainWhen MountainWhen MountainWhen
When he asked the conductor what whatwould whatwould
would become of them if lithe the cable broke brokethe brokethe brokethe
the conductor said it was owing tohow to tohow tohow
how he had lived So that is what I Iwanted Iwanted Iwanted
wanted to know when we w were re going goinglike goinglike goinglikea
like likea a scared dog down the mountain mountainIt
It was fine now that we are over but butjust butjU1t butjust
just at the tune it was rather thrilling thrillingto
to a Florida Cracker by marriage marriageWe
We went over and around mountains mountainsthrough mountalnthrough mountainsthrough
through canyons in and out of tunnels tunnelsuntil tunnelsuntil tunnelsuntil
until we reached Portland then we had hada hada
a day light run down < the Willemet Valley Val Valley ViiiIy ¬
ley through Cow Creek Canyon into intoRogue IntoRogue intoRogue
Rogue River RiverValleywhere Valley where we weare are stop stopping stoppil1lr stopping ¬
ping temporarily at Central Point PointYou PointYou PointYou
You will want to know what I think thinkDf thinkof thinkof
of Southern Oregon by this time I Ithink Ithink Ithink
think it is over estimated to a consider considerible consideralJle considerable
able extent extcntalthough although I must say Oregon Oregonis
is s hustling from one end to the other otherIn otherIn otherIn
In an all day run from Portland Portlandato PortlandatoMedford 4 to toMedford toMedford
Medford we did not pass a town that thatvas thatWUH thatwas
vas not building up Something doing doingin
in in every town townMoney townMoney townMoney
Money seems seen IS to be plenty and work workor workfor workfor
for or any anyone one that is willing to work at atrery atvery atvery
very good wages Now this is is my mytbservation myobservation myobservation
observation in what a mechanic me hanic can caniommand cancommand cancommand
command Carpenters 350 to 450 460Jer 450pel 450per
per Jer day plasterers and brick layers 6 6o 6to 6to
to o 7 per da day > ranch hands 150 1 50 to 2 2n 2In 2In
In n spite of all this you will see plenty plentyitmen
itmen men men hunting work or something they
hope they never find mere are arelots arelotsof
lots lotsof of such men in this world worldI
I have come to this conclusion If a aman aj aman
man has a small bearing orchard he has hasa
a gold mine But there is where the themoney themoney themoney
money plays an important part you youhave youhave youhave
have to take as good care of an orchard orchardas
as you you do a pineapple farm farmLand farmLund farmLand
Land is so very high and land any anywhere anywhete anywhere ¬
where near transportation is Worth Worthfrom worthfrom worthfrom
from 50 to 150 per acre acreThere acrelher acreThere
There lher is one thing in in Oregons Oregonsfavor Oregonsfavorthev Oregonsfavorthey favor favorthey
they do not use any fertilizelhere fertilizelhereAIIthey fertilizer here hereAllthey hereAll
Allthey All they want is water and they get it itthrough I II itthrough
through the irrigation ditches running runningthrough runningthlou runningthrough
through thlou h the country for whichthey whichtheypay which < they theyI theypay
pay 250 per acreThere acre acrethere acrei
there has been no rain ram for ten weeks weeksand weeksanti
and none is looked for until December DecemberIt DecemberItgets
It Itgets gets very ver warm in the middle of the theI
day but the nights are cool cosh There are areI areIno
I Ino nomosquitoessandllies nu or fleas to make makela makeI
la I a man cuss cussLet cussLet cussLet
Let me say a word about Medford MedfordI MedCordthat Medfordthat
I that is the coming town of South Ore Oregon OreI Oregon
I gon with a population of 9000 They Theyare Theyare
I are paving ten miles of streets this thissummer thissummer thissummer
summer and as many more miles of side sidewalk sideI sidewalk
I walk There are three large batiks batikstwo bmllstwo bankstwo
two hotels and two more sky scrapers scrapersstarted sctapersstnrted scrapersstarted
started to be completed bv January JanuaryThev JanuaryfhtY JanuaryThey
They are also1 alsdglnlr going to build a aFederal aFederalbuilding Federal Federalbuilding Jiederalbuilding
building to coat 110000 three new newcontinued newcontinued newcontinued
continued on pl1ge4 pl1ge4GOVfRNORONOqS page 4 4GOVERNOR 4GOVERNOR >
I 4 4The I IThefollowIn
The ThefollowIn following letter complimentary complimentaryTiniesUnionTjiesday complirrientary1to complimentarytti
to one of our ltlzens appeared In the theTinlesUnionTUesday
TiniesUnionTjiesday TiniesUnionTjiesdayProminent TinlesUnionTUesdayProminent IlnesUnlon ge day dayPromlnellt I
Prominent ajnong ong the sojourners at atstate atstate atstatecamp
state statecamp camp grounds at Black Point last lastweek lastweek lastweek
week was wast that atgrand grand old man m llof of Florida FloridaCol FloridaCol FloridaCol
Col W J Tuckerof Fort Pierce ColTucker Col ColTuckor ColTuckr
Tucker has hashaq had many m ny honors bestowed bestowedupon bestowedupon bestowedupon
upon him among amon ywhlch which is the distinc distinction dlstlnctionof distincLion ¬
Lion tionof of being heinga a Florida cracker in inwhich Inwhich inwhich
which he takes no little pride He was wasborn WIlSborn wasborn
born at Newnanaville Alachua county countyJuly coUntyJuly countyJuly
July 20 1840nt 1840 near r the thesUvery silvery waters watersof watersof watersof
of the Sante Fe F Although being belnRcon belnRcongratulated con congratulated congratulated ¬
gratulated on all aUsideIJ aides at the camp camp on onthe onthe
the theannive anniversary rparYOh of his isRe seventieth Ven tlethbirth tlethbirthday birth birthday birthday ¬
11 day he ia i yet yet as straight stralghtlui as the Indian Indianhe Indianhe Indianhe
he fought half alf a century enturyapo ago ago His step stepIs stepio
Is y0t it like that of the reiular Md his I
hair is not even sprinkled with age ageColonel ageColonel ageColonel
Colonel Tucker is u veteran of the thrSeminolc
Seminole wnr wnrl fought in the fifties t ftiusj sa saconstant saw sawconsthnl sawconsthnt
constant service for four years in th the
late unpleasantness and is ready tocla toclato today
to take up his gun in defense of hs comi comitrys coun countria countrys
trys honor Although he has always alwayanswered alwuysalHlwered alwaysanswered
answered to his countrys call for mon monthan nlOlCthan morethan
than fifty years he has found time ti tiaccumulate to tolIccumulate toaccumulate
accumulate a splendid competence for foiold forold forold
old age which at present seems quite quitedistant quitedistant quitedistant
distant There are many beautiful beautifulthings beautifnthings beautifnlthings
things about Col Tucker but the most mosibeautiful mostbeautiful mostbeautiful
beautiful is the tender and loving man manner manner manner ¬
ner in which he speaks of his wife to towhom towhom towhom
whom he was married fifty years ago agoDecember agoDecember agoDecember
December 19th next There Th re is a say ¬
ing that a prophet is not without honor honorwvein honolsllve honorsave
save wvein In hisowncountrv his own country but the Colonel Colonels Colonef Colonefis
is s honored wherever he is known A Afew Afew Afew
few years ago his neighbors ascertain ascertained ¬
ed that t at the following day was the anni anniversary ann anniversary I Iversary ¬
versary of his birth and as a spontane spontaneous ¬
ous outburst of their affection galher galhered
ed at the Colonels home which is called calledThe calledThe calledThe
The Promised Landand Lund and extended to toilni tohim tohim
him congratulations and wishes for formany formany formany
many returns The writer suggests suggeststhat su suggeststhat gests geststhat
that the people of Florida keep in mind mindthe mindthe mindthe
the 20th day of July and if any should shouldbe shouldbe shouldbe
be so fortunate as to call on the colonel colonelthat colonelthat colonelthat
that day a year hence they would ex experience eXI ¬
perlence a sample of thegood thegoo old South Southern South13rn ¬ I Irn
13rn ern rn hospitality which is fast passing passingaway passinaway passingaway
away and which should always alwaysbe be 1 > e writ written wrltten written ¬
ten in capital letters lettersCol lettersCol lettersGol
Col Tucker was at Camp Gilchristas Gilchrist
as colonel and aide de camp tampon on the gov governors governors governors ¬
ernors personal staff On July 20th 20ththe 20ththe 20ththe
the Colonels seventieth birthday as a atoken atoken atoken
token of love and respect and in com commemoration cornmemoration om ommemoratlon ¬
memoration of the day Governor Gil Gilchrist Gilchrist Gilchrist ¬
christ presented pre ented to the colonel a beauti beautiful beautiful beautiful ¬
ful souvenir spoon upon which is en engraved engraved engraved ¬
graved a pictureof picture of the State capitol an analligator analllKator analligator
alligator the great seal of the State Stateand Stateand Stateand
and the words Compliment of the thegovernor thegovernor
governor r Albert W GilchristThousands Gilchrist GilchristThousands GilchristThousands I
Thousands of congratulations and andgood andlood andgood
good wishes for Col Tucker May MavFlor MavFlorIda Flor Florida FlorIda ¬
ida produce more such men menJ JWW JWWTHE J WW WWTHE V W WTHE
The new rock road built by privateubscriptlon privatesubscription private privatesubscription
subscription and an a donation from the thecounty thecounty thecounty
county commissionersfrom commissioners from the city lim limits limits limits ¬
its on Orange avenue west for one one and anda
a quarter miles is completed and andfurnishes andfurnishes andfurnishes
furnishes a splendid drive for pleasure pleasureseekers pleasureseekers pleasureseekers
seekers as well as opening up one of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the finest sections west of town The Theroad Theroad Theroad
road is built with two feet of rock in inruts Inruts inruts
ruts and covered with a heavy thickness thick thickness thicknessofmaJl ¬
nessofmaJl ness ness of marl and is one of the best bestroads bestroads bestroads
roads in this section The road ends endsabout endsabout endsabout
about a quarter of a mile east of the theand theend theend
end of the East Coast canal but will willlater willlater willlater
later be continued to the canal and turn turn3d turned turned
ed south to the Ten Mile creek road by bythe bythe bythe
the East Coast Cattle Cat le company company companVThis companyThis
This road marks the beginning of ex extensive extensive extensivo ¬
tensive development in that section sectionThe sectionThe sectionThe
The following shows the total cost cos t of ofhe ofthe ofthe
the he one and onequarter miles milesHauling milesHauling milesHauling
Hauling marl marland and rock 55400
1210 yards rock and marl 24200Daywork 24200 24200Oaywork 24200Davwork
Oaywork mining and spreading 613 58 68Iotal 58lotal 58Total
Total lotal cost 1409 58 I
This expense has been met with the thefollowing thefollowing thefollowing
following subscriptions subscriptionsEast
East Coast Cattle Co 60758 60758St 60758St 60758St
St Luciecounty Lucie county 35000 35000Fort 35000Fort 35000Fort
Fort Pierce Land Im Co 10000 10000Fred 10000Fred 10000Fred
Fred Fee 7500 7500William 7500Villiam 7500William
William I Fee 5000 5000C
C A Killer 5000 5000Geo 5000Geo 5000Geo
Geo WDrawdy WDrawdy 3200 3200J
J G Coats Co 2500 2500T 2500TB
T TB B Hilliard 2500 2500T
T J OBrien 2500 2500Jack 2500Jack 2500Jack
Jack Parker 1500 1500J
J M Swain 1000 1000C
C C Feigel Fei el 1000 1000Chas 1000Clias I
Chas Clias Bean 500 500Leslie 500Leslie 500Leslie
Leslie Bean 500 500J
J ALowry 500 500JSKeen 500J
JSKeen J S Keen 500 500Weldon 500Weldon 500Weldon
Weldon Wirt 500 500M 500Si
M J Raulerson Rauler on 500 500John 500John 500Jul1n
John Richards Richards 500 500Total 500Total 500Total
Total to to 140908INTERESTING 1740958 1740958INTERESTING 409 8 8INTfRESTING
Thursday and Friday of this week weekare weekare weekare
are the dates for two ball games be between between between ¬
tween Fort Pierce and Miami on the theMiami theMiami thei
Miami diamond It is said that thatFort i the theFort thel thelFort
Fort Pierce nine has been strengthened strengthenedby I
by the addition of several players and andthat andhat andhat
hat the St StLucle Lucie boys are coming comingwith comingwith I
with the settled determination to make makethe mukethe makethe
the Miami fellows feel like m e joining a akindergarten akind akindergarten
kindergarten kind r arten class of bean bog tossers tossersThursday tossersThursday tossersThursday
Thursday nigilt nigh ni l t a dancewill dance will be given givenat givenat
at the Fair Building to entertain the thevisitors thevisitors thevisitors
visitors and to toincrea increase e the revenues of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the baseball basebal1or organization anlzl1t1on It will be a aa aquestion aquestion
question for speculation however if ifthe ifthe
the Miami boys willever be ableto able to play playa
a good game game again u ain until the gran granof grandeur grandeurof
of their new suits has time to be a alittle aIIUletarnished alittle
little IIUletarnished tarnished No human man could couldin couldin couldin
in any justice jURticebe be asked askedto to don such suchgarments suchRarments suchgarments
garments forget them and nndpla play ball ballThe ballThe ballThe
The suits arrived Saturday morning morningand morningand morningand
and will be displayed displav d over Sunday in inthe inthe inthe
the big bl window of the thealore store of W M MBurdine MBurdine MBurdine
Burdine and Son Citizens itlzens of Miami Miamiare Miamiare Miamiare
are are urged to go o down and get a near nearview nearview nearview
view of the thegorgeous gorgeous toggery while whiled it is isat isattest isat
at attest rest Remembering the recent re ent fastplayln fast fastplaying fastplaying
playing playln of the Miami team there seems seemsto seemRtobe seemsto
to tobe be belittle little chance of ever again deter determining determining determining ¬
mining that particular u shade of blue bluewhen bluewhen 1 1when
when they have left the show sho window windowMiami wlndowMiami windowMiami
Miami MetropolU of Saturday SaturdayC I
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8 i iWriter
Writer in Everglades Magazine MagazineSo h hSo
So Dubs Napoleon Broward BrowardHIS BrowardHIS BrowardIlls
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r rLand
A Native of a More Populous State Would WouldLand WouldLand
Land Him in In Presidential Presl enllal Chair ChairHis ChairHistory His History History ¬
tory Will Record His Name High HighThe Highlhe 41 41The
The following followin article by Clement ClementYore ClementYore Clement
Yore appeared in the last issue of the thoEverglades thever theEverglades
Everglades ver ladeJ Magazine and is full of in interest Interest interest ¬
terest to our people peopleNapoleon peopleNapoleon peopleNapoleon
Napoleon Bonaparte Broward Browardcabin Browardcabinboy cabin cabinboy cubinbOf
boy pilot ownerof owner of the famous Three ThreeFriends ThrcuFrlendsI ThreeFriends
Friends the man who kept Garciathe Garcia Garciathe Garciat
the t e Cuban general eneral in the field fieldand and the themost themost themost
most potentfactor potent factor in gaining ainin the in intervention intervention in ¬
tervention of the United States betweon botweanSpain betweonSpain betwellnSpain
Spain and Cuba 1 the man who saw the thepossibilities thepossibilities thepossibilities
possibilities in Floridas Everglades and andran andran andran
ran for governor against every mono monotary mone monetary monetary ¬
tary interest in the State of Florida Floridaand Floridaand Floridaand
and was elected has again defeated defeatedthe deCeatedthe i
the cohorts of capital and greed in inFlorida inlolorida I I Iin
Florida and will represent his State Statein Statoin
in the United States senate senateNapoleon r rNapoleon i iNHpoleon
Napoleon Bonaparte Broward is a abig abig i
big man physically mentally and andmorally nndmorally G Gmorally
morally He Bestands stands morethan more than six feet feetand feetalid k kacid
and he is just the kind of a man to topace topace toPace
pace the thequaterdeck quarterdeck of a Man of ofWar ofWar ofVar +
War All of his life has been devoted devotedto
to fighting unjust things thin s and always alwayshas alwayshas j
has ne he been arrayed against power and andoppression andoppression I Ioppression
oppression Born of ofthe the great middle middleclass middlecluss middleclass
class class of our AngloSaxon stock stockthe stockthe I Ithe
the cruel war of the Rebellion found foundhim foundhim foundhim
him destitute after the thecessation cessation of bfthe bfthecannons the thecannons I Icunnons
cannons roar roarSteadily IoarSteudily 1
Steadily Steadilyhe he arose arosethrough through all aUof of his hisyouth hisyouth hisyouth
youth to toapoint a point where wherehe he was independ independent ¬ r rent
ent of every ev ry than man He sailed the high highseas highseas highseas
seas in many capacities from cabin boy boyto boyto boyto
to captain He was the owner at the theoutbreak theoutbreak theoutbreak
outbreak of oithe the theCuban Cuban war of the sea seagoing seagoing seagoing ¬
going tug called Three Friends He Hewas Hewas f
was engaged then in the dangeroustask dangerous dangeroustask k ktask
task of a wrecker ie i e a man who whotakes whotakes whotakes
takes his life in his hands to save pro property property property ¬
perty in the nature of steamships and andjailing andsailing andsailing
sailing vessels which have been lost lostupon lostupon lostupon
upon dangerous reefs around the Flori FloriJa Ida I Ida
da coast andthe and the islands of the South SouthAtlantic SouthAtlantic SouthAtlantic
AtlanticHe Atlantic AtlanticHe x
He wasemployedby was employed by bytbe the Cuban Junta Juntao r rto
to o carry arms and munitions of war totbeCuban to tohe tothe
the tbeCuban he Cuban army in the field This he helid hedid tf tfdid
did successfully for several years The TheSpanish 1heSpanilh TheSpanish
Spanish navy hal1thrown had thrown a cordon cordoniround cordonaround cordonaround
around the Cuban coast coasttopass to pass through throughvhich throu throughwhich h
was almost instant death yet yethis yetthis et etthis
this his man Broward did it itmany many times timesmd
through throu h his efforts the Cuban army armyviis armyWIg armywits
wits WIg f furnished with the means of offense offenseind
ind defense At last there was a re revard
offered olt red for f I this boat and its cap capain
ain and the United States Stat s govern ¬
ment was compelled to take him
custody The justice however of his hiswork hi hiwOlk hiswork
work was appreciated by the Wholeworld whole wholeworld wholeworld
world and the shamelessness of our ourgovernment ourgovernment 1 1governmentwasneverexhibited
government governmentwasneverexhibited wasneverexhibited was never exhibited through throughthe t tthe
the conviction of this thlsmunand manand man and our de declaration decJarationof de declaration ¬
claration of war against Spain was wa a ajustification ajustification I Ijustllicationthat
I Ilhe
justification justllicationthat that Captain Browurd of ofThe ofThe
The Three Friends was rightHe right rightHe rightHe
He was fired on many times by Span Spanish SpanIsh Spanish ¬
ish gunboats and once at least he defeated de defeated defeated ¬
feated a gunboat that attacked him himAfter himAftel himAfter
After the Spanish war this man re returned returned ¬ i iturn
turned turn dti to > his native Florida He had hadalways ha haalways hadalways
always dreamed reamedof of reclaiming the for fertile fortile ¬ I Itill
tile Everglades He saw them gradu gradually gradually gradually ¬
ally slipping into the control of the themoneyed thejmoneyed themoneyed
jmoneyed moneyed classandtherailroadinterests class and the railroad rallroalll1t interests interestsand rests restsand t tand
and so one day he said to some friends friendsI
i r I believe I will run on the indeplnd independ independent indeplndent f fant
ent ticket for governor of this State Stateand Statend Stateand
and nd save the millions of acres of Ever Everjglades r er erglades is isi
glades i land to the people of Florida FloridaPoliticians FloridaPolitlclans C CPoliticians
Politicians laughed at him Every Everybig Evervbig tI tIbig
big newspaper In the State opposed opposedhim opposedhim
I him The interests were arrayed arrayedagainst nrrayetlagninst arrayeddagainst
against him to n man and a rl he felt the thepoignant thepoignant thepoignant
poignant shafts of the railroad interests interestsyet intere interestsyet ts tsyet
yet he said 1 know the Florida FloridaCracker Flori FloridaCracker u uCracker
Cracker will excuse mistakes mi tuls of gram grammar glammtr grammar ¬
mar whenhe finds Im talking horse horsesense horicsense horsesense
sense senseI
senseHe He took the stump he spoke in tho thocities thociUes thucities
I cities in the beautiful and perfumed perfumuitorange perfumedi perfumlJ1lorange
i orange groves out in the piney woods woodsand woodat e eand
and at the turpentine stills He talked talkedto talk talkedto ed edto
to the thQoyster oyster fishermen to the inachanacs mechan mechanics m chall challIcs ¬
ics and ntlthe the farmers and when election electionday electionday eIettuorfday
day came came around these men believed believedthat d dthat a athat
that he was talking horse sense andthey and andthey andthey
they elected him himNpwhe himNoW himNowhe
Npwhe NoW he has recently come through throughanother throughanother x I Ianother
another campaign campuignand and has defeated defeatedSenator defeatCdS defeatedSenatorTaliaferro
SenatorTaliaferro Senator S natorTaliaferro Taliaferro and he is now to Jo Joto o oto t tto
to the theUnited United States senate where his hischampioning hischampi t tchamplonipg
championing champi nl g the Everglades of Florida Floridawill Fl rlda rldawill l I Iwill
will sound throughout the nation in inclarion inclarIOn inclarion
clarion tones It is isBrowards Browards dream dreamto
to make the Everglades the garden spot spotwhich spotwhich spotwhich
which Nature intended they should be beand beand beand
and if he can make the United States Statesgovernment Slatesgovernment Statesgovernment
government assist in this great inove inovement Jll > ve vement < tment
ment he intends to do so soNapoleon soNapoleon soNapoleon
Napoleon Bonaparte Broward is a aman aman aman
man among men and he has the mark markof markof i iof
of the master upon his brow His face faceis faceis faceIs
is strong and his jaw like that of the theintense theintense i
intense fighter the man who does not notknow notknow y
know the meaning of ofdefeat defeat And yet yotwhen yetwhenybu yetwhenybu
when whenybu you look Into his eyes you you see seethere t ce cethere 1 1there
there a gleam of sweetness and and senti sentiment sentiment senti sentiment ¬
ment and andsomehlV somehow or other you know knowthat k1owthat E i ithat
that the fight this manisVnaking mani8m man islnaking kmg isthe isthefight ill the thefiJlht r rfight
fight for love and of others andthe and the de decontinued d dcontinued deA > 3 3continued
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