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I1 I1THE THE THESTI THEST
STI ST UOIE ii TRIBUNE TRIBUNEOOUNTY
COUNTY OOUNTYFORT
L VI No 32 FORT PIERCE ST LUCIE COUNTY FLORIDA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17 1911 100 A YEAH
ORIDAS ORIDASNW ORIDASNWSEA NEW NEWS
SEA S A RAILROAD RAILROADefits
efits to State Described b bMr by byMr
Mr Ingraham in Examinerr Examiner ExaminerND
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NDERFUL ND RfUL R SOURCES RESOURCEktical SOURCESstical i I
stical Reports Show Phenomenal Phenomenalowlh Phenomenowlh
owlh Great Advantages from the theDrainage thes theDrainage
± Drainage and Railroad ProjectsiWritten ProJects ProJectsI ProJectsWritten
I
iWritten Written for Chicago Examiner by bytIngrahanr J JIngraham
Ingraham vicepresident of the therid th thrida
rid rida a East Coast Railroad who for forntysix fc fcentysix
ntysix years has made a study of ofregR c cgreSS
greSS regR an and Jears development of Florida Floridaany Floridaany
any years ago Mr Henry M FIuFrcmnrked Flug Flugremarked
remarked that he was going to trv trvJo tr trdo
Jo for Florida what the Spaniard SpaniardT SpaniardFrenchman
T Frenchman and the Englishman Englishmaneach En lishmai lishmaieach
each tried to accomplish In turn turnin turnin
in vain Mr Flagler built the thece th thce
ce de Leon and Alcazar hotels at atrAugustine a aAugustine
Augustine the first of the Aleat Aleattern grea greatern
tern of nine hotels now known as asFlorida a aFlorida
Florida East Coast Hotel System Systemh
h hotels ut Ormond Palm Beach Beachmi each eachNassau
mi Nassau Bahamas and on the thech th thch
ch near Jacksonville JacksonvilleC lie liee
e built the Florida East Coast Rail Railfrom Railfrom
from from Jacksonville 366 miles to tomi t tml
mi the greater part throu through h a bar barwildernes barwilderness
wilderness He founded towns townsthe towng
g the way contributing liberally to torehes t trahes
rehes of all denominations and andlOis any anyipols
lOis He employed many hundreds hundredsen
en in his varIOus various works helped helpeduRunds helpedusands
uRunds to establish homes or farmtllernseIves farms farmsthernRelves
thernRelves He built up the east eastst eas easSt
st of Florida by his perseverance perseverancepluclq perseverancepiuclc
pluclq he never admitted that any anyIf anyg
If g could fail if proper care und ef eft oft
t t were expended upon it By hhmple his hismple
mple he encouraged others and by by7mcans bi bimeans
7mcans means h he aided them his greatest greatesth
h bein being to help men to help them themes
es the greatest of philanthropy philanthropyhis
his expenditure of money time and andemitting and andemitting
emitting effort has resulted in es es1iRhing eslisting
listing the east coast on a sound soundncial sour sourncial
ncial basis Its success has been beent
t all over the State of Florida < Imi a and andthree andthree
three great crops fruit vegetables vegetablestouristshnve vegetablesteuriataImVC
touristshnve given it a world wide wideutation withutation
utation utationi119116 utationn
i119116 n 1906 Mr FI Flagler gler be began an the Key Keyst Keyst
st extension from Homestead to Key Keyst Keyst
st 128 miles This iR not a long IonAe
e of railroad construction but therere there therere
re no precedents on which estimates estimatesthis estimatesthis
this work of this character could be beed I IPod
Pod Contractors came down looked lookedr
r the wide waste of rolling waters watersbe waterybe
be bridged shook their gray heads headsreturned headsreturned
returned unwilling to ev even n try their theirII
II or trust their judgement in such suchusual suchusual
usual u undertakings undertakingshe ndertuk i ngs ngshe
he diflicultieR are these a narrow narrownge narrowngemore
nge ngemore more or less broken of low coral coralnds coralrids
rids or keys jutting out from the themland theinland
inland to Key West to be connected connectedj connectedembankments
j embankments trestles or viaducts viaductsbridges viaductsbridges
bridges the At Atlantic Ian tic Ocean on the theth theth
th the Gulf of Mexico on the north northtected northtected
tected in in places by the outer reef on onHouth onSouth
South side and by sandbars on the thetho theth
th thhese tho thoheRe
heRe islands are rocky hence afford afforded afforded
ed for the railroad for 112 mileR the thelance thelance
lance to he trestled or bridged or ored ored
ed in After ninny months of care careexamination careexamination
examination by Mr Flaglers Fla lers eneers en eneers
eers the actual br work waR b begun begundges un undges
dges were put to dig two parallel parallelull
mils IpO 100 feet apart from a point pointrOIlR pointToss
Toss the Ev Everglades > rgllliJeR south of Horne Hornead Homead
ad to Jewfish Creek at Key Largo Largorteen Largorteen
rteen miles the dump between the thedgcR thedges
dgcR being for the t future railroad rnilroadA
A number of light draft steam steamats steamata
ats and barges were bouR bought t and sup supflS supes
waterfor waterforfresh waterforfresh
flS were carried including
fresh water iR found on the keys to tomps tomps
mps scattered alon along the keys from fromwlish fromwhsh
wlish Creek to Key West and thous thousds thousds
ds of laborers were put to work workadin workading
adin ading the road roadbed ed on the keys keyshere Icayshese
here men were well cared for food foods
II good and their health was made an anjcctof anject
jcctof ject of care caregrent great dredges were built builtbought builtbought
bought and put to IIlling in in with withy withy
y sand and rock the shallow waters waterstween waterstween
tween some of the keys trestles trestlesre
re built across these waters and the therkofflllingin therk
rkofflllingin rk of filling in these places that thatId thatuld
uld Id be so treated was carried on onht onht
ht anddllY and day by dredges and by trains trainscarsdumJin trainscars
carsdumJin cars dumping rock and clay along alongesldes alongesides
esldes of these trestlesWhere trestles trestlesWhere
Where the water was too deep for foris foris
is treatment reinforced concrete concretedUcts concretetucts I
dUcts were built the longest at atIIg atng
IIg Key being 201 miles In in length lengthmeter lengthmeter
meter of arches 50 feet the track trackvel trackvel
vel is U ff feet > et above sea level This Thispe Thispa
pe has also been used for a number numberolenings numberopenings
openings at oth other r points Knights Knightsy
y and Little Duck ck Key bridge Is of ofeelgir ofel
eelgir el girder r spans these girders are 80 80t 80t
t long Sfeet 8 feet high track level being beinge
viaduct duct The Therders fherdersaresupportea
e same as Long Key Keyvi
rdersaresupportea rders are supported bV reinforced reinforcedn reinforcedncrete
n ncrete rete piers plarsThe piersThe
The total length of bridges is is 176 176iles 176ilea
ilea The total len length th of embankefttsbuist embank embanketltsbuUt
etltsbuUt by dredges dred es is 491 miles milesAt milesAt
At Knights Key 111 miles south of oflaml ofiami
laml a wharf was built where ce ceent cccut
cut granite gravel and sand from frome
e e HUdson Rver River quarries and Balti Baltire Baltire
re andotherconRtruction and other construction supplies suppliesuldbe suppliesd
uldbe d be landed by sea going vessels veRRelst
t Jewtiah Jewfi n Creek Indian Key Channel Channelaw
aw aw briiJgesfwera bridges were Jlrovided JlrovidedR provilerlRecalling
R Recalling c JlinilsMr as Mr FJagler did the ther4
r4 1 1 1I I
7
r
great riiistake made by Northern rail railloadR ratroads
roads as for instance the New York YorkCentral Yor YorCentral
Central Boston Maine Baltimore BultlmoreOhio BaltimoreOhio
Ohio and Pennsylvania Raillollll in inprovidin f fproviding
providing insufliclent terminal tacihtie8 tacihtie8nt tacilitkat
nt the great cities Mr Flllgier plnnned plnnnedn
n terminal yard at Key West of about aboutHiO
HiO acres of land built entirely in shalow slud sludlow
low waters on the north side of the iR iRland ii iiland
land thus creating terminal facilitie facilitielargely facilitielargely
largely in excess of the present want wnntsbut wantbut
but sufficient to supply all future needs needsAll needAll
All this great reat work is eo far along alum alumthat
that Mr Flaglel told the writer that he h hexpected
expected to ileA the extension opener openerfor opened openedfOl
for traffic to Key West by or before beforeJanuary beforeJanuary
January 10 lOi 1912 1912It 1912It
It is is the intention of Mr Flagler to tooperate t toperate
operate car ferJ ferries es between Key West Westand Wesand
and Havana by which freight cars carscan carcan
can be handled without breakin breaking bulk bulkAs bulkAs
As there are many people who know knowlittle knovlittle
little of the great reat countries that lie liesouth li lisouth
south of Key West a few figures may mayconvey ma maconvey
convey some idea of the value and tinportance im importance
portance of their commerce There is isa i ia
a population of more than 5000000 5000000people 5000O0people
people In the countries south and liviutwithin living livingwithin
within 1500 miles of Key West Thebusiness The fhebusiness
business of these countries aggregate aggregatemore aggregatemore
more than 2000000000 every year yearHavana yearHavana
Havana Cuba lies ninety miles south southof souttof
of Key West The city of Key Weshas West Westhas
has a population of 20000 Havana up upward upward
ward of 297000 Key West is withm wit hu
1260 miles in in direct line of Colon the theeastern theeastern
eastern entrance to the Panama Canal CanalThe CanalThe
The distance from New York to Key
West by rail is 1583 milesAny miles milesAnyone
Anyone Any one with a fairly acute mind can caneasily careasily
easily foraee many great Ieat changes that thatthe i
the opening of thisseagoing railroad railroadwill I
will bring about In developmtntof traf trafflc
fic that will arise under the new condiLions comli comlitions
Lions One Oneof of our most eminent states statesI statesmen statesmen I
men wrote Mr Flagler that he regard regarded regarded
ed the Key West extension us second secondonly secondonly
only to the Panama Canal in its politi political political
cal and commercial importance to the thepeople thepeople
people of the United StatesThe States StatesThe
The building of this road has empha emphasized emphasized
sized a phrase in Mr Flaglers char character charafter
after previously touched upon When Whenstorms Whenstorms
storms came hurricanes blew the searose flea flearose
rose and everything looked bud 111 111Flagler MrFlagler
Flagler took occasion to say that there therecontinued therecontinued
continued on pale 10 10THE 10THE
THE CITRUS EXCHANGE fXCHANGEMAKES EXCHANGEMAKES
MAKES flNf INSHOWING INSHOWINGThe SHOWING SHOWINGThe
The Florida Citrus Exchange announces an announces
nounces that its returns for frui fruit ship shipped shipped
ped to market up to December 10th 10thwere 10thwere
were more than 50 per cent higher per perbox
box than for the same period of last laRtyear lastyear I
year It also announceR that it will willact
act for a limited number of crops of ofcelery ofcelery I
celery and tomatoes from the Manatee Manateesubdlstrict
subdistrict Jt is the purpo purpose e to glad gladually graulually I
ually take on more of those outside outsidebrml outsidebranches
brml branches ches of business until the entire entirefield
field is covered 1he Times believes helieveRthis believesthis I
this to be a good step The Exchange Exchangeis
is already provided with nil the marketing market I
Ing machinery andconnectiolls and connections and if it itcan
can handle the entire fruit and vege vegetahle vegetable I
table business of the State it will effect effecta
a tremendous economy Having been beenfully
fully justified in its confidence in the theExchange theExchange I
Exchange on the fruit proposition this thisIaper thispaper
paper has 10 hesitancy in recommend recommend11g
Iaper log 11g the producers of all winter crops to toemnloy toemploy
employ it in disposing of them themJhe themThe
The great trouble with Florida I fruit fruitand fluitand
and ve vegetable etable growers has always been heenin beenin
in the marketing They have suffered sufferedimmenRe sufferedimmense
immense losses every year since they theybegan I Ihegun
began sending their stuff to market marketThe marketThe
The Exchange has put out of huslnels huslnelsmOlt husinessmost
mOlt of the petty swindlers who lived livedon
on the ignorance of Florida consignors consignorsand onsi nnrs nnrsand
and the commission men and travelling travellingbuyers travellingbuyers
buyers who remain in the field are re restrained restrained
strained from anything less than their theirLlest theirbestendeavors
Llest bestendeavors endeavors and must make showing Rhowingus
us good as the exchange makeR if they theyare theyare
are to stay in the business That iR iRthey isthey
they must pay as much for fruit and nndmake andmake
make returns in as short a time If Ifthis Ifthis
this had been nil the gxchan Exchange c had nc nccompliRlwd uccomplished
compliRlwd it wo would ld be worth all the themoney themoney
money it has cost It has hud a similar silJ1i1aretrpct similaraffect
affect in Its line as water competition competitionhas
has had in the mutter of railroad freightchargesTampa freight freightchargesTampa
chargesTampa Time TimesUNCLE TimeUNCLE
UNCLE IfKE APPEARS APPEARSAT
AT CRYSTAL TONIGHT TONIGUTToni
Toni Tonight ht and tomorrow nights the the17th the17th
17th and 18th Raymond D Crawford Crawfordwill Crawfordwill
will present Uncle Zekeand South Southern Southern
ern Belle two high class rural plays playsI
at the Crystal Theatre This iR a com company cornany
pany any of twentyfive people augmented RUAmentedby
by py band and orchestra Their Their Rube Rubehand Rubeland
hand iR a special featureplaymA on the thestreets theitreets
streets in hayseedcostume hayseed costume They Theyconie Theyonie
conie in a special car carrying their theirown theirawn
own scenery They are playing to ca capacity ca caacity
pacity houses all through the state and andthIs andhis
thIs is an opportunity that the lovers loversof loversf
of f ROod dean comedy should not miss mlRsThe missThe
The scenes of Uncle Zeke take you youfrom yourom
from rom the midnight robbeey in the postdlce post postoffice
office at Possum Trot to the den of the therobbers theobbers
robbers in the henrtof heart of Chicagothen Chicagothenback Chicago then thenpack
back to the old farm of Uncle Zeke Zekewhere Zekevhere
where you will be royally entertained entertainedby
by iya a good old country dance danceThe danceThe
The orchestra will render the follow following followng
ing ng program programOverture programvertureWilliam
Overture vertureWilliam William Tell Rosanna RosannaSelection RosannaiolectionMexicana
Selection iolectionMexicana Mexicana Hubbell HubbellDescriptiv Hubbellescriptiv
Descriptiv Overtue OvertueBuccolossi OvertueBuccolossiThe Buccolossi BuccolossiThe
The Hunting Scene SceneTickets SceneTickets
Tickets on sale at th the St Iaeio ucio Drn DrnCompany Drug Drugompany
Company Reserved seats 50 cents centsienera centseneral
ienera eneral admission 85cjchlldren25c 85c ch1Idr2n25c
COUNTY COURT COURTREGULAR COURTREGULAR
REGULAR M MLong MEET MEETLong
Long List of Minor Offenses Occupy Oc Occupy
cupy Time of Court CourtCONVICTIONS CourtCONVICTIONS
CONVICTIONS SECURED SECUREDCourt
Court Will Continue in Session 0 Part of ofNext o oNext
Next Weekfertillzer and Gambling GamblingCases GamblingCases
Cases Set for Monday MondayThe MondayThe
The St Lucie county court met in inregular itregular
regular session Monday morning Feb February February
ruary 13th with Jud Judge e F L Hem Htmmings Hemmings
mings presiding Otis R Parker pros prosecuting prosecuting
ecuting attorney J E Fultz clerkand clerk clerkand
and D S Carlton sheriff sheriffS
S Kitching E E Smith S A Da Davis Davia
via H H Racey and A C Miller of ofthe ofthe
the regular jury venire were excused excusedfor excusedfor
for the term termfhe termrho
fhe first case called wa was that of > f State Stateof Stateof
of Florida vs Frank Green charged charAedwith chargedwith
with assault and battery The defend defendant defendant
ant entered a plea of not guilty The Thecourt
court ordered a special venire of twelve twelvejurymen twelvejurymen
jurymen to report Tuesday morning morningWhen
When court convened Tue Tuesday day the de defondant
fondant changed his plea entering one oneof oneof
of guilty Tile court ordered him to topay topay
pay a fine of 50 and serve four months monthsIn
In the county jail jailState
State Statoof of l Florida < V3 W A Sawyercharged Sawyer Sawyercharged
charged with assault and battery was wasnext wasnext
next called The defendant was repre repreRented represented
Rented by Attorney Fred Fee A Jury Jurycomposc furycomposed
composc composed l of W W B Beecker ecker J H Le LeJourneau LeTourneau
Journeau Lee Morgan A A Hendry HendryR
R L Brown and LucIen Baker return returned returned
ed a verdict of guilty
State of Florida vs Dave I Roberts Robertscharged Robertscharged
charged with assault and battery re reRulted resuited
suited in a mistrial one juror holding holdingout holdmgout
out for a verdict of not guilty Attor Attorney Attorney
ney Gordon R Broome represented the thedefendant thedefendant
defendant The jury was composer composed of ofA ofA
A Lamb C R Prince Lee Morgan MorAanA
A A Hendry J H LeTourneau andG and andG
G S Hart HartO
O A Hartman who was found guil guilty guilty
ty at the last term of court on a char charge chargeof e eof
of illegal sale of liquor and was fined
1130 aid costs having p > dd id the finebut fine finebut
but being unable to pay the co costs tR the thefollowing thefollowing
following order was issued by the judge judgelIt judgeIt
lIt It appearing that the defendant hav having having
ing paid th the sheriff a fine of 150 im imupon imosed
osed upon him in said cause and that thatIe
Ie the defendant Is unable to pay ay theLOSts the theCORts
CORts in said cause it is therefore therefore or ordered ordered
dered by the court cuuseh t that at the defendant defendantbe
be discharged without the pay payment ment of ofsllid ofSaid
Said costs costsrhe costsThe
The case Stat of Florida Vfl D Pas PasChill Pashal
Chill hal charged with carrying concealed concealedweaponR concealedweapons
weapons waR tried Wednesday morning morn morning
ing A Jury composed of A A Hen Hendly Henivy
ivy W W Beacher It R L I Brown W WM
M 1 Merideth J T f ntville und MJ MJHaulmRon M J Jitaulerson
HaulmRon returned a verdict of guilty guiltycontinued guiltycontinued
continued on page 4 4DA 4DATE
DA DATE T Of PICKERTS IS ISPOSTPONED ISPOSTPONED
POSTPONED ONE WEEK WfEKThe
The popular Four Pickerts Company Companywho Companywho
who were billed tonppenr to appear at the Crys Crystal Crysal1hontre
tal al1hontre lheahe in Fort Pierce all of next nextw nextweek
w week ek have been obliged to postpone postponetheh postponeheir
heir date a week owing to their suc succesgful sucessful
cesgful business in Miami where they theywent theyvent
went to fill a one week ellgu engagement engagementiut ement ementhut
hut iut became so popular that they ore orenow aresow
now sow playing their fourth week there thoreThiR therePhis
ThiR lengthened enga engagement crncnt in Miamiins Miami MiamihUR
hUR ins necessitated a chnn change e of all their tllholher theirether
ether dates and will bring them to Fort Fortliercp Fortierc
liercp ierc ° II week later opening Monday MI1davniJht Mondayeight
eight February 27th Full announce annoullcement announcenent
ment wilt appear next week Watch Watchhe Wlltchthe
the he bill boards und dodgers dodgersEAU dodgersrAU
EAU GALLIECtLEBRATES GALLIECELEBRATESWASHINGTONS
I
WASHINGTONS BIRTH BIRTHfhe
The following motor boat races have havebeen haveeen
been een arranged for Washington Birth Birthlay Bilthday
day lay cel celebration bration at Eau Gallie Galli next nextWednesday nextVednesday
Wednesday WednesdayFirst VednesdayFirst
First Race 9 a m mOpen Open to all open openboats openlouts
boats with speed under 12 miles milesSecond milesSecond
Second Race 10 a m Open to all allcabin allabin
cabin boats with speed under 12 miles milesfhird milesThird
Third Race U a m Open to boats boatswith boatsbith
with speed of 12 miles or over overBoats overBoats
Boats will be handicapped on sp speed speedaided ed edhanded
handed in to the committee Entries Entrieswill Entriesdill
will dill close on February 20th except in incases inases
cases of boats that cannot getto get to Eau EauGallie Eaulallie
Gallie that lIoon lIoonA soon soonA
A measured mile course has been laid laidout laidut
out ut so that spuedof boat can be de detelmined deermined
telmined telminedOwners erminedOwners
Owners arerequeflted are requested to give In their theirfastest theirastest
fastest timeForfurther time timeFor
For Forfurther further information write to Geo GeoF GeoPaddison
F Plldllison chairlllan regatta commit committee commitee
tee ee EauGallit EauGallitMOTORBOAT Eau Gallie GallieIOTOR
MOTORBOAT IOTOR BOAT REGATTA REGATTAON
ON OLD LAKE WORTH WORTThe WORTHThe
The Palm Beach PowerBoat Power Boat Aflsocia Aasociaion Aflsocialion
lion ion has decideduron decided upon March 14 16 16 16and 16ad
and ad 17a9 the days far the holding of ofheir I lpeedlaotor
their seventh llllulll regatta gatta for high hiAhspeedmotor
speedmotor boats boats and offers for eac each eachT I
T f
event of the regatta It suitable and andvaluable an anvaluable
valuable pl prizein zeln addition to the special specialprlzeR speckprizes
prizes for the endurance rucethe speed speedrace spec specrace
race and the contest for Florida design deslgned designed
ed and constructed boats boutsThe boatsThe
The endurance race which has be become hl hlcome
come the classic event on Luke Worth Worthwill Worthwill
will be held on Friday March 17 and andthere an anthere
there will be many starters for the coieted cov coveted
eted Palm Beach prize of 2500 in inold i igold
gold old This prize will become the bonn bonnfide bon bonOde
fide property of that motor boat owner ownerwho ovinewho
who first succeeds in winning two con contests cortests
tests for the sameThe same sameThe
The endurance race this year will be bethe b bthe
the second for this prize the first leg le lehaving
having been won last year by the mo motor metor
tor boat Deweyowner W FConchman FConchmanwhich FCoachmanJacksonville
Jacksonville which made the distance distanceof distancof
of 11918 mi miles es at n rate of 248 miles milesan milean
an hour Lhe Jack Rabbit owned by byHugh b bHugh
Hugh L Willoughby jr accomplisheo accomplisheothe accompiishethe
the distance at a rate of 23 miles an anhour at athour
hour and the Eau Gallie owne owned by G GF GF
F Paddlson made the distance at the therate th thrate
rate of 207 miles an hou hour r The Diana Dianaowned Dianaowned
owned by George GinAIas of Rockledge Rockledgewithdrew Rockledgwithdrew
withdrew early in the race on account accountof accoun accounof
of pump troubles In addition to th thPalm the thePalm
Palm Beach grand prize the Palm PalmBeach PainBeach
Beach cup having an Intrinsic value of o
500 is for the motor boat showing the thehighest I Ihighest
highest average speed for six trials trialsover trialover
over the mile milecourle course on Lake Worthand Worthandthe Worthamthe
the association cup aho having an in intrinsic intrinsic
trinsic value of 500 is for the motor motorboat motorboat
boat winning the contest for theFJori theFJorida the Flori Florida
da desi designed ned and constructed boats boats1he boatsThe
The officers of the association are HM H HM
M FlaAlel president W K Vander Vanderbilt Vanderbilt
bilt jr vicepresident Leland Sterry Sterrysecretary Sterrysecretary
secretary and treasurer Theodore DWells D DWells
Wells chairman of the regatta com committee cornmittee
mitteeThe mittee mitteeThe
The members of the executive com committee committee
mittee are H C Ward Harrison B BMore BMore
More James K Clark Lieut H L LWilloughby LWilloughby
Willoughby H E Bemis and the themea1urer themeasurer
measurer Clyde Yeomans YeomansThere YeomansThere
There iR every indication that there thalewill therewill
will be a Iltr large e number of contestant contestantfor contestantfor
for the prizes offered and some very veryinterestmA veryinteresting
interesting events are looked forThe for forThe
The 4 Pickerts with a company of six sixteen sixteen
teen people will be at the Crystal CrYRtalTheatre CrystalTheatre
Theatre one week opening on the 27thTILE 27th 27thTE
TE CHAMPION SNAKE SNAKESTORY SNAKESTORY
STORY AUTHENTICATED AUTHENTICATEDCol D DCol
Col E C Summerlin has recently recentlyreturned recentlyreturned
returned from a visit to his eldest son sonAlpha sonAlpha
Alpha Branningat Mulberryand brings hrinlsthe bringsthe
the biggest snake story of ofthe the sea seasonand seasonand
sonand one that is vouched for by many manywitnesses manywitnesses
witnesses oC reliability The story runs runsthat runsthat
that during the high water just after afterthe afterthe
the storm of last fall three immense immensemoce immensemocc
moce sins were killed at the phosphate phosphatemines phosphatemines
mines at Mulberry The unusually unusuallylarge unusuallylarge
large size of these snakes one of them thurnbein thembeing
bein being more than six inches in diameter diameterattructed diameterittracted
attructed the attention of several wit witneRHe witiesses
neRHe to the killing and they were werecut wereutopen
cut utopen open It is not Aenelllllv known knownbut knownjut
but is vouched for by those who ha have havewitnessed ve vew
w witnessed it that 01 the approach of ofdanger oflonger
danger a mother moccasin will open opcnhel openier
hel ier mouth and her young will Reel Reelsafety seeksafety
safety within her From one of theRe theReHnakes thesemakes
makes thirtysix little moccasins six sixinches sixnehes
inches long scampered another proS PIOduced proSlured
lured forty and from from the largest of ofthe ofhe
the he three scventyfour young were werefound wereround
found All of the young one hundred hundredand hundredLad
and fifty in number were captured and nndkill andtill
kill and many of them are preserved preservedin
in n alcohol to bear testimony Phi fhelargest Phiurgest
largest of the three snakes snu < es was killedy killed killedby
by y Mr SUl1lmellins son Alpha Bran 1311111fling Branung
fling and the two smaller hy 11 Iilr I TIuch TIuchurd Buchard
urd and son head and IIs nssistant iltant machinst machin machiniRt
iRt st at the Prairie Pebble Phosphate Phosphatemine Phosphatenine
mine These three men together with wilhforty witharty
forty or mOle helpers around the mine minctestIfy mineestify
testIfy to the correctness ot this Htor Htorfhe story storyThe
The High Schools first base ball ballteam bailear
team ear went to Stuart Saturday where wherehey whmethey
they were beaten by n Stuart organ orgunizntion organzation
izntion 9 to 13 the home boys playedo played pillyelilto
to o great ndds but in the return game gamescheduled gaminecheduled
scheduled to be beplayed played here on the 26th 26thhey jth I Ithey
they expect to fully repay their opponnts oppon opponents
ents nts
entsTHE THE PROMISED LAND LANDSEEN i iSEfN
SEEN BY VISITORSTuesday VISITORS I ITuesday
I
Tuesday afternoon the editor in inompany i icompany I
company with his wife and little son sonStewart sunItewart
Stewart K and Mr and Mrs C CGamsey i iarnsey
Gamsey arnsey and Mr and Mrs 1 A Court Courticy
ney icy from Winnebago Minnesota re responded reponded I
sponded to a cordial invitation from fromCapto fromapt
Capto apt WJ Tucker to visit the Promis Promised
ed d Land and enjoy the delicious cane canejuice caneuice
juice uice and syrup foam from his famed famedGood famedGood
Good Old Florida Syrup such us only onlythe onlyhe
the he Captain know how to make The Therip fhetrip
trip rip was made in J G Coats Overland Overlandautomobile Overlandutornobile
automobile in thirty minutes which whichwas whichias
was as remarkably good owing to the thecondition theondition
condition of the roads roadsThe roadsThe
The party was most cordially gJ meted eetedby metedy
by y Captain Tucker and after bein beintreated being beingreated
treated to cane juice was shown over overhis overis
his is beautiful beautifulorange orange grove and peach peachorchurdand peachrchurd
orchurdand rchurd and then the many curiosities curiositiesthat curiositieshat
that hat the Captain has been beenaccumulating beenaccumulatingor accumulating accumulatingfor
for or years were examinedfhe examined examinedThe
The Promised Land is indeed indeedrightly indeedightly
rightly named and the Captain spen spends spendsiany s smany
many happy hour there looking after aftrhis after1s
his 1s valuable propertyThe property propertyThe
The RooneyBoYR the third r Lyceum Lyceumttraction yceum yceumattraction
attraction is hilled to appear hi Fort FortPiarct Fortfierce
Piarct fierce the evening of Murch Murch8th 8th in the theImprovement themprovemeut
Improvement club hall
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MANY MANYCIIAN6S MANYCIIAN6SINNXTSNAT CHANG S SIN
INNXTSNAT INNXTSNATSixteen IN N XTSENATE XTSENATESixteen
Sixteen StandPat RepublicansDefeated Republicans RepublicansDefeated
Defeated for ReElection ReElectionDEMOCRATS ReElectionDEMOCRATS
DEMOCRATS SUCCEED 6Of 6 6Of
Of The Thirty Senators WhoslI Terms rx rxplre Expire
plre Ned Month Only a few Will Re ReturnBody RcturnBody
turnBody is More Democratic DemocraticThe DemocraticThe
The personnel of the United States Statessenateil Statessenate
senateil senate is to be considerably changed asa as asa
a result of the elections that have taln talnplace tukenplace
place in the legislatures of numerous numerousstates numerousstates
states during the past few weeks The Thechoice Thechoice
choice has now been made in practically practicallvall
all of the states thus making it posslble possl posslble =
ble to draw a lineup of the member membership membership
ship of the upper house as it will stand standafter standafter
after the a adjournment of the session sessionThe sessionThe
The thirty senators whose terms will willexpire s sexpire
expire March 4are Aldrich of RhodeIsland Rhode RhodeIslanQ
Island Beveridgeof Indiana Bulkeley Bulkeleyof
of Connecticut Burkett of Nebraska NebraskaBurrows NebraskaBurrows
Burrows of Michigan Carter of Wy Wyoming Wyoming
oming Culberson of Texas Depew De pew of ofNew ofNew
New York Dick of Ohio DuPort of ofDelaware ofDelaware
Delaware Flint of California Frazier Frazierof
of Tennessee Hale of Maine Keanof KeanofNew Kean of ofNew
New Jersey LII Lalollette ollette of Wisconsin WisconsinLodge WisconsinLodge
Lodge of Massachusetts McGumberof McGumberofNorth McCumberofNorth
North Dakota Money of MississippiNixon Mississippi MissiRslppiNixon
Nixon of Nevada Oliver of Penmyl Pennsylvania Penmylvania
vania Pageof VermontPilcsof of Washington Wash Washington
ington Rayner of Maryland Scott of ofWest y
West Virginia Sutherland of Utah UtahSwanson UtahSwanson
Swanson of Virginia Taliaferro ofFlorida of ofJIlorida
Florida and Werner of Missouri MissouriSenator MissouriSenator
Senator Aldlichof Rhode Islandwho Islandwhodeclined IRland who whodeclined
declined to be n candidate for reelec reelection re elec eleclion
lion is succeeded by HenryL Henry L Lippitt Lippitta
a millionaire cotton manufacturer MrLippitt Mr MrLippitt
Lippitt hag never held public nflice nflicethough oflicethough
though his family has furnished two twogovernors twogovernors
governors of Rhode Island IslandSenator IslandSenator
Senator Beveridge of Indiana gives givesway givesway
way to a Democrat John W Kern who whois whois
is best known as Mr Bryans running runningmate runningmate
mate in the last presidential campaign campaiAnSenator campaignSenator
Senator Bulkeley of Connecticut was wasa
a candidate for reelection but was de defeated defeated
feated by byGeor George e P McLean a formergovernor former formergovernor
governor of Connecticut ConnecticutSenator ConnecticutSenator
Senator Burkett of Nebraskais sue succeeded sueceded
ceded by Gilbert M Hitchcock at atpresent atpresent
present a member of the housel1nd the thoproprietor theproprietor
proprietor of a newspaper in Omaha OtnahuSenator OmahaSenator
Senator Burrowsof Michigan one of ofthe ofthe
the vetelans of the upper house gives givtsway givesway
way to Charles E Townsend who has hasIepresented hasrepresented
represented the Second Michigan dis district listrict
trict in the house for eight years yearsAtlee yearsAtlee
Atlee Pomeree a newcomer in the thofield thefield
field oC national politics i is the choice choiceof
of the Democrats oC Ohio to succeed sllcceedSenator succeedSenator
Senator Dick Republican RepublicanJohn RepublicanJohn
John 0 W Worlcs orles the successor of ofSeri ofSenator
Seri Senator 1tor Flint of California ian is an able nhlelawyer ablelawyer
lawyer with many years of experience experiencoboth experienceboth
both at the bar amid on the bench benchLuke benchLuke
Luke Lea who takes over the toga toganow toganow
now worn by James n Frazier of 1cnn 1cnnessee Iennessee
essee is a lawyer and newspaper pub vubliRher publisher
liRher of Nashville and has never held holelpublic heldpublic
public ofllce before hefOleSenator beforeSenator
Senator Hale of Maine is succeeded lIucceedellby
by Charles F John on U luominent luominentlawyer iromiaentlawyer
lawyer has the distinction of ofbeing beinA time thofirRt timefirst
first Democrat sent to the senate from fromthe fromthe
the Pine lIce state since 1856 1856T
T E Murtll1c the Democrat who whosucceeds whosucceeds
succeeds Senator Keltn or NlW NewJersey NewJerseyteas hllJY
teas never before hold Imhlie puhlicoflice oflien though thuuAhl11uny thoughmany
many times a candidate eandidallSonntnr candidateSenator
Senator Money 0 of 1lississippi 1i li Hippi givl givlwny gives givesway
way to Ium Sharp Shur WillillnH the 101 101mer Iormer
mer 1 leader lulcr of the Democratic minority lIIinOlityin
in the house houseSenator houseSenator
Senator Piles of Washin 1Vashingtton ion is SIlC SIlCcelded succeeded
celded by MileR loirlllextel who hits hitsbeen
been one of the most cons liclious He ltepublicrin
publicrin uhlicnn insurgents in the douse douseSenator lOuse
Senator Warner of Missouri 1i OIlIi A gives givesway S Sway
way to J James ames A teed who made n rep reputation
utlition as pmocratic reform mayOl nniyorf mayOlof
of f Kansas Kans s City Home years ago agoN tl o oN
N P Bryan Ik all tl prominent lawyer of ofJ ofJacksonville
J Jacksonville iR selected to suceeed fjnll Semtor
tor or Taliafelro of Florida who was III de defeated
feated by the late Governor Browlml BrowlmlliS
liS a cllnllldnte for reelection reeiectionW
W F Chilton the Democrat chosen chosenI
to o succeed Senator Elect Scottof W West WestVirginia pst pstVirginia
Virginia IS a prominent prorinentlawyerand lawyer find pol pnttician
itlcinn of Charleston Th The West Vir Virinia Virrinia
inia Beat made vacant by the death of ofSenator ofsenator
Senator Elkn and now held temporarilY temporarilYI
by y the son of the lute senator will 110 110filed bofled
filed after March 4 by C W V Watson Watsona
a t wealthy coal operator operatorIhe operatorThe
The North Dakota vacancy caused by bythe
the lie death of Senator Johnson will bo bofilled hosiled
filled at the next session by A T Gron Gronna Gronan
na an am a member mber of the houseThe house houseThe
The senators elected to Rucc succried el themelves them themelves
elves are Jlupp Iapp of Minnesota Clark of ofWyoming ofNyoming
Wyoming Culberson of TexnsDuPont TexnsDuPontf Texas DuPont DuPontf
f Delaware LaFoletttof LaFolette of Wisconsin WisconsinLode Wisconsindodge
Lode of Massachusetts McCumber of ofNorth ofdVorth
North DakotaNixon of NevadaOllver NevadaOllverof
of tf Pennsylvania Page of Vermont VermontRayner Vermont3ayner
Rayner of Maryland and Sutherland of ofUtah ofJtoh
Utah
Notice to Juror and Witnesses WltneueBy WitnessesBy
By order of Judge Minor S Jones Joncsthe Joneshe
the he spring term of the Circuit Court Courtailed
called to meet next Tuesday has been beenadjourncd beenuijourned
adjourncd until Thursday February 21 21This 23Phis
This had been made necessary by the theJud thefudge
Jud fudge e being delayed in DeJand All Alliurors Allurors
iurors urors and witnesses summoned to up upleaf upieur
leaf ieur n next xtluesday Tuesday are excused ulltilIburc1Jay until untilfburaJay
Iburc1Jay J E FULT Clerk a ara
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