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VI No 33 FORT PIERCE ST LUCIE COUNTY FLORIDA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 24 1911 100 A YEAR YEARn
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ORIDAWARD ORIDAWARDKW ORIDAWARDWSETTLER
KW SETTLER WSETTLERPeninsula SETTLERPeninsula SETTL RS RSPeninsula
Peninsula State Makes Rap Rapregress Rapid Rapidlogress Rapogress
logress regress in its Development DevelopmentME Developmenti
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M ME E OF BIG PROSPECT PROSPRrlunlties PROSPCriunfties PROSPECTrtunllies
rlunlties Regarded as Remarkable RemarkabClimate RetnarkalI RemarkableClimate
I Climate is Famous FamousTide Tide of Im Imligralion 1migration Imigration
igration Turns to the Southeastfar Southeast Southeastfar SoutheastCar
far as the interests of settlers n nerned are aretlIIe nerred
erred tlIIe Florida is one < of f the newe neweis newes t tH
is H although historically it is tl tlit the thet tit
it t Like LiI < e several other soutlie soutlieia southem southemt
ia t s its agricultural n > resources ha1 ha1dormant have havedormant hadormant
dormant because of lack < of sedum seriot se ous oust
t along systematic lines UniIn Until Untiln Uni Untn
In n the last few years agriculturlopment agricultur agriculturlopment ugrlcultumllopment
lopment in Florida was merely melel i iitalthe in intalthe in intal
italthe tal the push and energy that bui buiie built builte buie
ie e west were lacking A few nu nupossibilities men menpos mepossibitities
pos possibilities ibilities in the cheap neglectti neglected neglectedbut neglectebut
i but many years had to elapse br brthe b bjthe be bethe
jthe the settlers who were pushing wes wesi west westwilling weswilling
i willing to look toward the South Southlore Southore Southore
lore ore people are pouring into Flpric Flpricy Florida Floridathnn Floridthan
y than at any previous time in ii iitry its itsIY it itvy
try said Louis Larson of StAuj St StAufe Auf Aufe
je e who has taken an active part i icampaign In Incampaign rcampaign
campaign to turn settlers towut towutSouth towarouts toward towardOUtll
South Up to withina withinafcw few year yearR yearRo
30 o per cent of the immigration an anseeker and andtleeker anseeker
seeker movement was toward th thand the theund than1
and northwest then the south hn hnming had hadning haring
ming During the last two or thre three threeth threthere
3 there th re has been a tremendous ir irso in ina ine
so a in the movement to all the gut guts Iulf Iulfs
is s especially toward the he southeastfurious southeast southeaslCarious southeastnlious
Carious causes have contributed t tf to tonbqut ttabout
f about the change in the populaute populaute popula popularute
ute toward the south PUbIicittand Publicity Publicitand Publicityunli
and advertising done don doneby by railroad railroad3d railroadset railroadget
3d get et the movement started The TheB 1hen 1hena
B a sort of educational campaign campaignmany campaignany ampaignany
many any newspapers and periodical periodicalted
ted ed articles describing the charm otry o oitry of oftry
try try life and whetted the appetite o olie of ofIe ois
lie Ie to such an extent that they weriproper were wereplOper wenproper
iproper proper mood to buy land landnother lanqnother laidnother
nother thing that helped help d to bring briniit
it t the change was that thatquuntities quantities o opriced of ofriced oriced
priced riced lands could he bought in large largIs larges
Is s Land companies companiesalld and real estatits estate estateta estateis
its ta in the north saw the opportunity opportunitystarted opportunitvstarted opportunitustarted
started an advertising campaign campaigir
r l r before equaled in the history oizatioti o olization of ofization
lization work The advertising inrated in inirated inrated
rated by these people seemed t th to toh tc tch
h the public in exactly the righfor righ righd rightfor
d for the prospective settlers were wenhungry werehUllgly werehungry
hungry in fact they were ao 0 cage cageet eUjrerat ealremet
et a plot pl t of Florida J soil that the thecht they theyht the3litun8ight
cht ht litun8ight unsight and unseen unseenf
f you were to try to sell these peo peoi peohorse peohorse
i horse a eowor cow or even a wutch they thejId theyhi the3Id
Id want to examine it first for fear feaie fenre
e might be something wrong witl witlBut witlut witsBut
But ut with land landwell well you see thatWit that thaitied thatted
tied to he different They figure figureno figllledno <
no one could get the land away awaji awaythem awaythem
i them When they had paid for it itreceived itleceive itreceived
received the deed and an attended t ttuxes to totaxoN tctaxes
tuxes no one could steal their landow land landJow landow
Jow ow the greater majority of ot sue suehasers such suchhasels suchhasers
hasers are not farmers it is fair to tcme tome tome
me and they do not know that thereuih there thelculh thereuch
uih poor land in Florida l < along nlon with witlh withh
h that is good ood There rher here is it land in irida inida inids
ida that is not good for farming of ofkind ofkindJlItllas ofkind
kind just as is the case in any other othere
e e kindJlItllas and un ranthere there are some who have haverht haveht haveht
rht ht places of this sort sortBecause sortJeca sortlecause
Because Jeca lecause Re of this tendency ten tendency ency land com comjes comes cornCs
jes es have a clause in their contracts contractsviug contractswing contractsItIJr
wing ItIJr the purchaser lIrchnser from thirty days daysour daysour daysour
our months mont 18 time in inwhich which to exam example eXl1mthc examthe ¬
thc the purchase If hiring d iring that timepurchaser time timepurchaser timepurchnser
purchaser examines the land and ands
s it is not satisfactory the seller sellerjcs 51101CR
jcs Cs to either eitherlefuud refund the money paid paido
o grant an exchange for other land landterns landems landhems
terns to tome me this is a fair proposition propositionthat
that in case a huyerdoesnot buyer does not inspect inspectpurchase inspectpurchase
purchase and later finds his land lam de deive delve deive
ive he is as much to blame as anybecause any anybecause anybecallRe
because he has neglected one of offirst offirst offirst
first principles of any transaction transactionI
1 have lived in Florida upward upwnr of ofiteen ofteenyear3 ofteen
teen teenyear3 years have been over almost almostparts ulmostarts almostarts
parts arts of the peninsula have exam examI examall examall
I all kinds of land and know what whatI
ti I I is suited for But even though thoughilled thou thoughified h hilied
illed with this knowledge if I were weretart weretnrtout weretart
tart tnrtout out to buy a site for my home homenuld homeGuld homeould
nuld not close a deal for land in my myv mycounty mycounty
v county until 1 had examined it carey care carey cureyev
y yev ewn n though I already had some someiwledge somewled somewledge
iwledge wled e of the ground as a result of ofing ofin ofingr
ing in passed sassed across it several times timesTo timesTo
To those those who whomay may be thinking of go goto goto goto
to Florida 1 would like togive to give a andly andl audly
ndly ndl word of advice adviceFirst advice1irst adviceFirst
First do not get et the idea that suc suci RUCiB sucIs
i is Is attained at nined in Florida without Intel Intelmt intalnt Intelnt
nt applicatiol1and application ant and hard hard work We Wee W Wacombinatlon
e e u combination of climate and soil soilt sOIlis
t is hard to beat but without per perent perentcareful pereat
eat entcareful careful work and attention on onpart onpart onpart
part of the th farmer they would be beless beless beless
less Any experienced farmer or orit orIt orit
it grower rower knows this without being beingbut beingbut
1 but the thousands of inexperienced inexperiencediple
pie who have cast their future lot in intida Inridn in inrids
rids will need to have this truth truthroughly truthloughly truthroughly
roughly impressed on their minds mindsSecond mindsSecond mindsSecondif
Second Secondif if you expect to start on onhmd onland
1 land lunl uttlk With 11ltle lUtln nnnttril capitl1lfind capital find nt out bJ by byeful UV UVh
cr eful l investigation j just sthow how muc mucli muclih I Ihw1I1
hw1I1 h will he needed needediri in getting g tting your place placedy placely Iace Iacely
dy ly > You ought to know exactly howciv how huwh hawoh
civ h money will be b required to provide providei providemime
mime i me and R1tt to leave something savid savidVmergencjtffy 11Itv sawCdt d dmenIcjt
Vmergencjtffy t menIcjt iht because IURe the chancel chimceci chnnceabout chancelabout
i about even evenThat Xhat at you may m y not 110 t make D1 maket ku
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a howling success the first year yel r or t tunless two twounless tunless
unless you are experienced experiencedLastly eXPOIiencedallly experiencedLastly
Lastly allly make up your mind lnd exac exacwhat exaowlutt exactly exactlywhl1t
what kind 1 < hid of fanning you will go in f fand fur furand ft ftruin
and what fruit or II crops you Olt want wantgrow wantgrow to togrow
grow because Florida Flol dn is it a big state tam tamthe a athe and andthe
the climate shipping seasons seat ons and pr prducts p pro products
ducts vary between the extremes fr frPensacola from fromPensacola frc frcPensacola <
Pensacola to Key West After v vhave you youhave
have made up your youi mind on these poit poittry p01nts p01ntstly pair pairtry
try to get the best land and the best bestcation bestcanon 10 10caticJII
canon cation suitable for Im your lineif line lineIf lineIf
If one has sufficient sum lent means mennsthere there a aimproved aimproved are areunproved
improved farms and groves for sale saleFlorida saleFlorida in inFlorida
Florida as well as elsewhere and t tman the theman ti timan
man who does not care to go throuithe throui through throughthe lhroulthe
the pioneer pioneer stage can always findapla findaplaready find a place placeready phi phiready
ready for immediate occupancy occupancBut
But I would like to add that if pepie pe pepie peo peopie
pie do exercise exercise good judgment ju gm nt there a asplendid ure ureopportunities asilendid
splendid opportunities in Florida Flol da f fthe fOl fthe i itie I
the state has remarkable resources resourcesproof In Inproof 1 1proof
proof of the varied natureand natme and the abun abunance abundance abumnante
ance of these resources a man om ommade once oncemade ommade
made the assertion to me that if yi yccould yicould you youcould
could build a high wall around Florida Floricso FloridaHO
so that nothing could be brought in an annothing and andnothing annothing
nothing taken out the people with withcould within withincluld withic
could c ulcl exist and nrl enjoy practically all allthe of ofthe c cthe
the necessities necessl hel comforts and ev evluxuries even evenluxuriet eve eveluxuries <
luxuries which they now have haveWe haveWe haveWe
We sat down and figured it out an arwere anwere anwere
were surprised to find that his state statiment statement statement
ment wan wa based on actual facts factsOur factAOur factsOur
Our main needs are food clothing clothinjand clothingand
and shelter Florida produces a aabundance n nabundance an anabun I
abun abundance ance of cattle sheep hogs an anpoultry and anpoultry I Ipoultry
poultry while her waters teem wit witfish with witfish i iIIsh
fish oysters clams turtles and otht othtsea othesea other I Isea
sea food The forests abound in wil wilame wild wildame wilgame
game ame such as quail turkeydeer snip snipsquirrels snipesquirrels snlpcsquirrels
squirrels rabbits etc and Florida Flol da i ithe i ithe is isthe
the winter home of the duck So mud mudfor inucfor much muchfor
for the meat bill billFlorida billFlorida billFlorida
Florida grows all of the cereals ex exept except exdept
cept dept wheat and grows the entire listc listcegetnbles list o oveget4bles of ofvegetbles
egetnbles In addition we have havejreat havegreat a agreat
great variety of fruits including thos thoswhich1 those thoswhich I Iwhicl
which which1can can be produced only in th thTopics the thettopics thtropics
Topics Coffeetea Coffee toa sugar salt sirup airujuiu sirupand siruptad
and tad tobacco are there as well as milk milknitter millbuttet milkbutter <
butter and cheese in plenty Nearl Nearlvery Nearlevery Neally Neallyevery
every tovyn town and city has an ice plant plantLhis plant1his plant1his
1his list includes many luxuries as we weis well wellas welis
as is necessities necessitiesA
A man can he well clothed from fronlead fromhead
head to foot and every article would hinade hi he hemade bmnade I
nade from the products of Floridacotton Florida FloridaCotton FloridnCotton
Cotton both the upland and nndthe the set seialand sea setsland I Iisland
island wool leather material for but butona butI butItons butens
tons ona and a number of fibrous plants am amrees and amrees I Itrees
trees rees used for material In in the inatuiacture inatui man1i man1ifncture nianuacture
fncture acture of cloth among the th products ol oliur of ofOUlstate ofur
OUlstate iur state Material for the manufac manufacure manufacture
ture ure of glass and an paper are found foun iiibundance ii in inabundance itabundance
abundance abundanceliThe abundanceThe ibundanceThe
liThe The third and last necessity is shel sheler shelter sheler
ter er Florida has several s veralldnds kinds of build buildtig bujding buildng
ing tig stone as well as concrete brick bricknd bricknnd brickind
nnd nd wood Her forests abound witloth with withboth withToth
both oth > hard and soft woods in fact facliverything factverything I
iverything that is used in building bUild ing i iiouse a r rmouse
house mouse I
iouseWhat What about nails Why bless youi youicart your yourheart yourHcart
heart cart didnt you know that we have haveon haveron
iron ron on in Florida Well we have and so scinch somuch soouch I
inch of it that cannon were manufncl manufnclred mnnufaclured manufactred
ured red here during one of the early wars warshis wnrslhi warshis
lhi his is not generally known because becausehere becausethme becausehere
here are no rolling mills nor iron foundies found foundies foundriel
riel ies in operation hut the material ii iiiere Is Isthere ishere
there iere and close to the surface ton tooThe tonThe I
The fact is that Florida 1 is a great greatig greatig
hig ig rich state with her 1200 miles ol olja of ofsea ofea I
sea ja coast but her bigness does not be becontinued becontinued becontinued
continued on page 3 3RILLIANT 3BRilLIANT 33RfttIANT
BRilLIANT RECEPTION RECEPTIONCOLONEL Rf Cf PTION PTIONCOLONI I ICOLONEL
COLONEL THOMPSON THOMPSONQuite
Quite the most brilliant function in inle inthe intc
the le history of the Biscayne Bay Yacht Yachtlub YachtGltlb Yachtlimb
Gltlb limb at the Miami clubhouse was the thexeptionof th thr thecwpthonof
r xeptionof ception of the members Monday hi Idonduyafter Idonduyafteroon un ay after afterion ufternoon
Robert M 1L Thomp Thompn
noon ion to Commodore lhoml lhomlsrm
srm nt n who arrived in Miami Sunday to toend totlpeml toend
tlpeml > end several weeks aboard his palatial palatialluseboat Illilatialhomwboat palatialouseboat
luseboat The Everglades Evergladessays ssaYR says the thoiami theIiamiHerald I
Miumi IiamiHerald IiamiHeraldBefore iami Herald HeraldBefore HeraldBefore
Before three threethirty threethhotyorlock thirty oclock more than thanycnty thanventy I
twenty ycnty yachts owned by members of ofme of ofie ofthe
the ie club cl b congregated con regated in front of the theubhouse theubhouse I
ubhouse and at four oclock the theammodore theCommodCJrefiled theomunodorefrred
CommodCJrefiled ammodore fired a salute followed llowed by byie hyone by1e
one ie gun from the clubhouse which was wasie wasthe wasre
the re ie signal to dip ensigns and immed immedtely immedintely immedtely
intely tely after dress ship This part ofme of ofic ofthe
the ic program was waselpecially especially beautiful beautifulid beautifulnnd
nnd id all yachts seemed to dress ship shipmultaneously shipsimultaneously shipmultaneously
multaneously simultaneouslyAvely multaneouslyA
A Avely very pretty feature during the fir firg tirg firing
ing g of salutes was the bombs thrown thrownom thrownflom
flom om the gun aboard The Everglades Evergladesie
The he ie first bomb thrown burst in the air airid alland airid
and id a silk American flag unfolding anddrifted andifted and andifted
drifted ifted away out of If sight This was wasllowed wasfollowed wasllotved
followed llowed bv bvanother another bomb throwing a alinese aChlneie ahinese
Chlneie linese English and American flag flagid flagnnd flagrd
nnd id the third vas < a Chinese fish The TheurHi Thefourtit TheFurth
fourtit urHi was very beautiful beauti lll being a aries a aries useries
series ries of pennants signal codes etc etcie etcrho etcne
rho ne ie fifth was a Chinese sailor and the thehers theothers thehers
others hers weresilk were silk flags of various nationsFollowing nations nationsFollowing nalionsollowing
Following this display the members membersthe membersoCthe membersthe
oCthe the club and nn their families boarded boardede boardethe
the e Everglades anchored at the end ofe of ofe ofthe
the e clubhouse pier They were received receivedthe receivedat receivedthe
at the gang gang plank by Commodore Thomp Thompn
son n n and as they passed on up to the therricane theirricane thehurricane
hurricane rricane deck of the Everglades theyere they theyjre theywere
were ere received by Mrs MrilJ J W West heat st Rooae Rooaelt Roollevelt Rooseit
velt lt whoassisted who assisted Commodore Thomp Thompn
lion n in receiving Mrs Thompson be ber beillJr beg
illJr indisposed indisposedFor
r
For three quarters of an hour the thec thogu thetests
gu tests c > sts were wer delightfully deli hlfully entertained entertainedoardthe1 entertalncdabuai entertainedionrd
abuai ionrd oardthe1 the houseboat on the thehllrtlcane thehllrtlcanedeck hurricane hurricaneck
deck ck during which time refreshments refreshmentssre
were ere served All through the hour the theiyal theHlwnl theoval
Hlwnl oval Palm P lmorchestra orchestra stationed in theubhouse the theChouse thecll1
cll1 Chouse houtle played appropriate lJ1proll1iatcmusic lJ1proll1iatcmusicnm inusicV inusicVd
nm d at atfive five fiv8PCock oclock clock the festive scene ButIneof ButIneofth of ofe
th e 9 aeon season closed closedf
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PROGRAM fOR PORTHE FORTILE fORTHE
THE INSTITUT INSTITUTTeachers
Teachers of St Lucie County CountyAssemble Will WillAssemble W WAssemble
Assemble Here Next FridayDLMONSTRATION Friday FridayDEMONSTRATION FridayDEMONSTRATION
DEMONSTRATION WOR WORSupervisors WORK WORKSupervisors WORSupervisors
Supervisors Trustees and Palrons Invilto Invited Invitedto Invite Inviteto
to Attend the Sessions SessionsWill Will Result In IrMuch InMuch inMuch
Much Improvement in efficiencyThe Efficiency EfficiencyThe EfficiencyThe
The following program has been ptpared pt pre prepared prpared
pared for the St Lucie County Teacera Teaters Teat 1eachere
era Institute which convenes in FoPierce Fo FoPierce Fort FortPielce
Pierce Friday and Saturday March Mnrch3FRIDAY 3 3FRIDAY 34 34FRIDAY
FRIDAY SESSION880Opening SESSION SrSSION8300pening
830 8300pening Opening Exercises Supt Hod Hod840Why Hodge Hodl Hodl840Why
840Why 840 Wh We Meet Supt Hodge Hodgt845Enrollment Hodge8A5Enrollment
845Enrollment 845 Enrollment of Teachers Organ Orgatzation Orgunization Organnation
zation election of chairman andse andseretnry and andseretnry sec secretary
retnry appointment of committc committcon cO TIlttces TIlttceson
on entertainment resolution at arprogram atprogram find findproram
program for f or country schools schoolp910Class school910Class
910 910Class Class Exercise in Fourth Gra GraSpelling Grade GradeSpellingMary GracSpellingMary <
Spelling SpellingMary Mary Fair Fair930Class Fair930Class Fair930Class
930Class Exercise in Fourth Gra GraPhonics Grade GradePhonic GracPhonicsLawton <
Phonics PhonicsLawton Lawton Geiger Geiger950Discu8slon Geiger950Discussion
950 950Discu8slon Discussion of foregoing work t tthe by bythe h hthe
the institute institute1010Recess
10 20Recess 1010Recess1040How 020 20Recess1O40How Recess
1O40How 040 How to Secure Better Results Resultsour in inour i iour
our Language teaching teachingMrs Mrs Fa Faand Fair Fairand Faand
and Mrs Schofield Schofield1110Discussion
11 1110Discussion 110 10 Discussion by Institute instituteL145Noon
11 45Noon 145 Noon recess recess100What recess100What recess100What
100What ConstituteslGood Constitutes Good Order i ithe i ithe in inthe
the School How to Secure it Wh WhNecessary Whv WhvNece9saryand WhNecessary
Necessary Nece9saryand and for What Purpose PurposeProf PurposeProf PurposeProf
Prof Okerlund Misses Inga He Heseth Helseth Heseth
seth and Ida Vause130Discussion Vause Vause130Discussiol1
130Discussiol1 130 Discussion by Institute Institute200Class Institute200Class
200 200Class Class Exercise in Sixth Grad GradReadingMhs GrlideRendlngMhs GradReadingMiss
ReadingMhs Pauline Smith Smith220Discl1 Smith220Discussion
220Discussion 220 220Discl1 Discussion sion by Misses Emma 0Helseth 0 CHelseth 0Helseth
Helseth Penelope PenelopeGeigel Geiger May Pen Pernington Pennington Pennington
nington Nellie Schofield and Emm EmmHall Emma EmmaHall EmmHall
Hall Hall260Hecess Hall250Recess
250 260Hecess 260Hecess3IJOClass 250Recess300Class Recess
3IJOClass 300 Class Exercise in Seventh Grad GradArithmetic GradeArithmeticMiss GradArithmeticMiss
Arithmetic ArithmeticMiss Miss Edna Johns Johns330Discussion Johns330Discussion
380 330Discussion Discussion by Misses JosephinStinson JosephineStinson Josephine JosephineStinson
Stinson Emma Bell Annie Brown
400 Adjourn until Saturday morning morningSATURDAY morningSATURDAY morningSATURDAY
SATURDAY SESSION SESSION8300pening SESSION830Opening
830 8300pening Opening Exercises Roll Call CallProf CallProf CallProf
Prof Okerlund Ol Okerlund840Class < erlund erlund840Clnss
840Clnss 840 Class Exercise in Division oFractionsMiss o oFractions of ofFmctionsMiss
Fractions FmctionsMiss Miss Eva Daniels Daniels905Discussion Daniels905Discussion
905 905Discussion Discussion by Institute Institute930Relatlon Institute930Relation
930Relatlon 930 Relation of Exercise and Ventil Ventilation Ventilation Ventilation
ation of the School Room to Healtlof Health Healthof Healthof
of the Pupils PupilsMisses Misses Pauline Smith Smitland Smithand Smitiand
and Ida Vause and Mrs Schofield Schofield1000Discussion Schofield000Discussion
1000Discussion 00 Discussion by Institute Institute25Recess Institute1025Hece8s Institute025Recess
1025Hece8sIn40How 25Recess 025Recess040How 25Recess4How
In40How 4How I Teach First Grade Num Numhers Numhms Numhers
hers and Reading ReadinltClass Class Exercise ExerciseMiss EXeIciseMi ExerciseMiss
Miss Mi 3 Flma Geiger110Discu Geiger GeiJrellllODiscu
lllODiscu 110 Discussion + sion by Institute Institute145Noon
114 145Noon 145 Noon Recess Reeess100How Recess100How
100How 100 How to Assign Lessons LessonsMieses LessonsMiesesuta Misses MissesUla
Ula Geiger FrankiePearce Frankie Pearce Emma EmmrHavird EmmaHavird EmmaHavird
Havird and Alice Vause Vause130Discussion Vause180Discussion
130Discussion 130 Discussion by Institute InstituteJ00 hltitute200Insttuction Institute200Instruction
200Insttuction J00 Instruction to Young Y uung Teachers TeachersJ
J W Hodge Hod e Questions and an answers answers answers ¬
swers by teachers and trustees trusteesJ30 trustees230Recess trusteesl20Recess
230Recess l20Recess45Report J30 Recess
245 45 45Report Report of Program ProgramCommittee ProgramCommittee300Report Committee Committee300Report
300Report 100 Report of Resolution Committee Committee31Oliive Committee3l0Five
31Oliive 110 Five Minute talks by anyone in interested intprepted interested ¬
terested in our schools schoolsI00Dismission
4 I00Dismission I00DismissionEvery 100 00 Dismission DismissionEvery Dismilsionvely
Every vely teacher teuclwr1s is required to bo blplompt blplomptand prompt promptid
and id to make nml < e thorough preparation for fort forpt I IIfot
Ifot pt > t only the work assigned hut to I hA hAready holady > R Riady
ready lady if any teacher is absent to take takes I
his s or her he place placeThese plnceThese placeThese
These meetings will be held in the theirt theFort theort
Fort ort Pierce High School building and andlyone andWynne I
nnyone lyone is at liberty and welcome to tome tocome tomine
come me It is hoped the trustees and su suirvisors survisors I Iplrvisllls
plrvisllls irvisors of the various schools will he heith beith
with ith us Respectfully RespectfullyJ I
J W HODGE Superintendentof Superintendent SuperintendentHE SuperintendentT
T HE BAND BENEEITS BENEEITSRAISES BENITSRAISSA BfNfEITSRAISES
RAISES RAISSA A NEAT SUM SUMThe i iThe
I
The oyster supper and dance given by bye bythe
the e management of the Improvement Improvementib
club ib in the hall Tuesday evening for fore
the e benefit of the Fort Pierce band was wasst wasmOllt wasost I
mOllt ost st liberally patronized by the citizens citizensthe citizensof citizensthe
of the town Mrs McCarty with the thesistance thesistance I Iassistance
assistance sistance of a dozen jadies ladiesselved ladies served asplendid alendid a alendid
splendid lendid supper consisting of oystersled oysters oystersed I Ifried
fried ed or orstewed stewed salads saladsl pickles coffee cotfeem cOlfeeicc coffeecream
icc cream and cake in n the reception receptionom I Iroom
room om > m a splendid oil painting by Mrs MrsiCarty MrsCarty
McCarty iCarty wits offered in Ina a voting con conrit contest const
test st it for th thH Inost popular lady and was wasn waswon wasin
won in n by Mrs Brian K McCarty net netg netI netItin netig
tin ig g the sum um of 15 The band turn turnred fumed urn urniahed ¬
iahed red ed music throughout the supper as aswell asll
well 11 as for the dar 1 which was well wellended wellattended welltended
attended ended The tot totIIeceipt toti l receipt receiptof of theeven theevenr the event eventamounted evening
ing r amounted to 5365 ti GSI I to which was wasled wasadded wasded
added led 1350 by Mrs McCarty to make makeotal maketotal I Ia
a total of 100 which she had pledged pledgedself pledgedherself pledgedrself
herself self to raise for fo the band bandBLE bandIBLECONIERfNCE
I IBIBLEcONffRfNCf
BIBLEcONffRfNCf BLE CONFERENCE AT ATSTtlART ATSJU ATSTUART
STUART SJU RIMARCI1 MARCH 515 515special 515specialfeatnro 515Aspi
Aspi specialfeatnro special hlfoatl1ro feature of the theBihl Bible BibleCanfer BibleCanfercetolre Confer11Ce Confer ConferetoYie
11Ce etoYie to held at 1 Stuart March Gthto Gthtoh Sthtoih Mhto16th
16th ih h Wlllb will b be the th > presence V1lt eDCuu of pr L r J M MJ M4r
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Gray dean of the Moody Institi InstituChicago InstitiChicago Institute InstituteChicago
Chicago ChicagoThe
The Rev James M Gray D D i inoted is h hnoted a anoted
noted speaker spealt er and bible teacher teacheran At Atan
an early period in his ministry he hecame bl blI I Icame
came especially interested in the sti stiof tudy tudyof
I of the Bible in the exposition of svh svhalong which whichalongpopuhl1 whialong
along alongpopuhl1 popular and deeply spiritual Hpilituallines HpilituallinesI Hihe Hi lithe
I he is recognized throughout our count countand coun counand country countryand
and Canada and across the sea as aspeculiarly one onepeculially o oPeculiarly <
peculiarly gifted of God For ye yehis yeur yeurhis yethis
his services p rvlces have been in such dente denteat demuat demand demandat
at our largest IlIrg st Bible conferences a aconventions mId mIdconventions iii iiiconventions
conventions that engagements r rmade are a amade
made with him twelve months in i ivance ad advance u uvance
vance vanceButnerhaps vanceBut vanceBut
Butnerhaps But uetllllps the greatest work workhas he hehns I Ihas
has been used of God to accomplish accomplishthe is istho
the inauguration and maintenance maintenanceinterdenominational maintenanceinterdenominational of ofinterdenominational
interdenominational Bible classesdifferent classes classesdifferent In Indifferent
different parts of the country plinomenal pli phe phelIomf phnomcnal
nomenal lIomf nlll in size and in the interest a aenthusiasm and andenthusiasm am amenthusiasm
enthusiasm of their membership It h hnot has hasnot hnot
not been uncommon to see from o othousand one onethousanrl am amthousand
thousand to two thousand and ev evmore even evenmore eve evemoremen <
more moremen men and women meeting together togethin togetherin
in these classes from week to wee weestudying week weekstudying weestudying
studying the Bible under what has ht htcome L Lcome be become
come known as Dr Grays Gra tI synthel syntlietmethod synthelmethod tlyntheticmethod
method If there were twice as mat maidays muny munydays matdays
days in the week Dr Gray could ha haa hama have havea
a large and enthusiastic class every di diof day dayof ddof
of the week weekOne weekOne weekOne
One secret of Dr Grays influence influencethe influencethe is isthe
the smoothness which he has been ab abto ablo abloto abto
to work with all the different denotr denotrnations denominations denomnations
nations not arousing nrou inlt antagonism bihealing bi but butlieuling bthealing
healing differences and attracting pe peplt peo people petpie
pie > on the same general platform platformRev pintflllrnHev platformRev
Rev A H Plumb D D preside presideof Illesidentof
of the Congregational Con rgational Club of Boston Bostoisays Bostonsays Bostotsays
says In my ministry of over thirtyfive thin thinfive thirty thirtyfive
five years I have known very few mt mtwhom men menwhom mewhom
whom I have regarded with more esteefor esteem esteem esteemfor
for clear biblical and theological know knovedge knowledge knowledge I
ledge and true evangelical spirit the theRev than thanHev tintRev
Rev James M Gray D D I havlever law have lawnever I
never heard from him in any circuit circunitance circumslance circuitstance
stance or on any occasion one woi woitvhichl word worwhich I Iwhich
which I could wish were different Hs H Hs He I Iit
it s singularly free from any anylmuopliety improprietn impropriet I
In n public utterance his words bean bcinveli being beingwell beanwell
well considered fine forcible an annost and annost I Imost
nost convincing convincingDr 1 1Dr
Dr Gray is the author of severe severeooks several severalbooks seversnooks
books > on Biblical themes which are b bng be beng i
In ng used among Christians of all denonrnations denom denominations denomnations
nations One thousand copies cOJliesof of ofvork ofyurk a awork
work of his on Biblical Introductio Introductioind Inuo IntroductiouidChristian uction uctionand
and uidChristian Christian Evidences were wererecentl wererecentlpurchased recent recenturchased recently recentlypurchased
purchased purchased by a committee of a certainlenominatlon cor certain certninilenominatlon tail taillenomination
lenomination and distributed gratuously gratu gratulously
ously to every everyac active tive minister on ontheh onthehrolls thei theioils theioils
oils oilsNot Not less than th an 2000 ministers to sa salothing say saynothing samthin I
nothing mthin of thousands of other Christails Christ Christmis Chrlstians
ians ails wall of all denominations attended at theJnion th thJnion the theUnion
Jnion Bible Conference this past latlt sea seaon seaon
sonDUIing on During the eleven days of it itession its itssession itession
ession Dr Gray Gmywls was heard on aiverageofonce ai an amtverageofonce I Iaverage
average verageofonce of once a dav or twice as often ofteis
atl s s any other speaker s eaker on the program programDr program programDr I
Dr Grays Bible Bible ible expositions aredeejithout aredeej uredeepwithout are deel deelvtthout
without being obscure scholarly bu buot but butnot bumot
not ot pedantic thorough but suggestivi suggestiviather suggcstiveather suggestivdather
ather than exhaustive eminent eminentractical eminentlvJracticul emnenthracticul
Jracticul ractical and also deeply spiritual spiritualhey tlpil spiritualhey tuaf tuafThey
They hey entertain and interest but butedifY butedifYstill edifj edif3till edifjtill
still till more He repeats bravely the re reukes r rhuketl rejukes
jukes of Scripture against any form oin o oin of of31n
31n in but does so from duty rattier thai thaipile thatpite
spile pile and with pity more than with Wittleisure witlleasure withpleasure I
pleasure leisure He respects others opinionut opinion opinionsbut
but ut subjects them all to the criterion crueriornd cli elion elionInd
Ind nd makes them all how to the best besurt best bestf bestYS bestcurtthe
curtthe urt the Word of f God GodHE
1 HE f RONEY BOYS YS 3RD 3RDLYCEUM 3RDLYCEUM > I IL
LYCEUM L ATTRACTION ATTRACTIONThe ATTRACTIONI I
The Roney Boys the third Lyccuntraction Lyceum Lyceumattraction Lyceumsttraction
attraction traction at the Improvement Club Clulill CluhImll Cluball
Imll ill is billed to appear the evening evenin oiWednesday oi 01Wednesday oflednesday
Wednesday March 8th 8thThis 8thPhis I Ilhis
This company is one of the best tour tourg touring tourig
ing ig g the country countl this season and will be betreat ben betreat
n treat eut to music lovers The following followingstorical fullowhlghiatolical followingistoricul
storical sketch of the company will beinterest be heof bef
of f interestHenry interest interestHenry interettIIHenryB
IIHenryB Henry B Roney originator trainer trainerid trninerand
and id manager of Honeys Boys needs needsintroduction neodno needsp
forlinois for forlinoisof forIllinois
no p > introduction As vicepresident
Illinois linoisof linois of the Music Teachers National NationalBsociationchoir NutionalAssociationchoit Nationalssociationchoir
Bsociationchoir master of the Chicago Chicagoiocesan ChicagoDiocesan Chicagoincesan
Diocesan Choir Cho Association As ociation thirtytwo thirtytwoloirs thirt thirtytwotoirs twlIl twlIlchoils
choils loirs and twelve hundred vestedloristers vested ve ventedmonsters ted tedchoristers
choristers and as trainer of a largeamber large largeimber I Inumber
number amber of the most noted boy solongers solo soloigers solosinlers
sinlers igers of the theperiod period he has established establishedstandard establisheda establishedstandard
a standard < l of merit which has ha become becomeproverbial hecomeso heconteproverbial
so proverbial as to inspire public con conlence comelence i ifidence
fidence lence in whatever talent he introduces introducespon intlmlnccUpon introducespun
Upon pun his hi work as musical director of ofe ofthe ofe
Jubilee in injtober inetober I IOctohfr
the e National Pence Chicago
Octohfr jtober 1898 which enlisted the ser serces serces I Ivicei
vicei ces of sixtythree Chicago church churchoirsand chUlchchohsand chinchmo118and
chohsand oirsand an artists chorus choruscorn choruscornused It com comised composed
posed used of twenty professional male andmale and andmale nndfemnle
femnle male quartets he was personally personallyirmly personallywarmly personallyarmly
warmly irmly congratulated by PresidentcKinley President PresidentcKinley I IMcKinley
cKinley The fame of the Roney Roneyimicerts Roneymcertsnow I IConcerts
Concerts mcertsnow now covers covers the entire Unitedates United Unitel1States Unitedates
States ates The same unyielding high highmdard highstandardoriginol highandard
standardoriginol mdard original methods and con contentious conscientious conientious ¬
tentious attention to torletailt details which whichve whicheve I Igave
gave eve ve to the theclloir choir of Grace EpiscopalLurch Episcopal Episcopallurch I IChurch
Church lurch Chicago a national reputation reputationring reputationraring I Idurin
durin ring the ten vtU1s1887 years 1887 to 1817 U Uis Itwus t tas
wus is under un er Mr Honeys direction as a ormist or ornist 01ganltlt
ganltlt mist and choirmaster and later in inymouth innymouth
ymouth Congregational Con r ntlonnl Church Dr Drmsaulus DrGun Drrnsaulus I
Gun msaulus aulus have hllveHtamped stamped their im iniess imess impres
pres ess upon all of theRoney Concerts Concertsring Conceltsduring Concertsring
during ring and since that thattime time His field fieldoperation O fieldoperation ld i iof
of operation now covers every state stated I Iand
and d territory and the Canadian CaDa ian pray proves prayces ¬
incest incestTickets es cesTickets esTickets
Tickets wil wil1be will be on sale at the St Sticie Sticie I Iucie
icie Drug Store early next week weekMiamis weekMiamis weekMiamis
Miamis Board of Trade is consider considerthe considerIng consklerg
Ing g the purchase purchaReof of the t e famous Halcyon HalcyonU H lc on onll
ll all U llprop property rty
OPPORTUNITY OPPORTUNITYAS OPPORTUNITYASSUGARBU
AS ASSUGARBU ASSUGARBUClimate SUGAR BELT BELTClimate 8fL T TClimate
Climate and Soil Make Staple a nMoney aMoney aMoney
Money Crop for this County CountyIS CountyIS CountyIS
IS NOT AN EXPERIMENT EXPERIMENTLetter
Letter Written to Louisiana Relatives Pro Proclaims Proclaims Proclaims ¬
claims Advantages of St Lucie County Countyas
as a Great Future Sugar ProducerThe Producer ProducerThe ProducerIhe
The following letter written by BF B BF BF
F Hardeaty of Sebastian to his twice neicband noiccand twiceand
and nephew in Louisiana will hoof hoofgeneral beofenelnl be of ofgeneral
general enelnl interest to our readers and the theprospectors theprospectors theprospectors
prospectors in this sectionSince section sectionSince sectionSince
Since I received your your last letter Ihave I Ihave Ihave
have sent you several newspapers from fromthis fromthis fromthis
this coast in the hope that thiLtOU you and Ar Ardis Ardis Ardis
dis would become interested in this sec section secthan ¬
than and perhaps make up your minds mindsto
to come here to live Peoplemay People may think thinkas
as they please hut Florida today is at attracting attl attrarthng ¬
tracting tl ltil1ir more people than any other otherState otherStntein otherState
State Stntein in the Union We are Ktterally Jitterallyoverrun Ktterallyoverrun litterllllyovellun
overrun with prospectors and they are arenot arenot arenotonly
not notonly only prospecting but are buying up upjur upour upour
our lands and making homes tor them themselves themselves themselves ¬
selves and children for years to come comeThe comelhe comeThe
The wonderful resources of Florida Floridaare Floridaare
are only just now beginning to t be com comprehended comprehenCJed comprehended ¬
prehended and an eomnencingtobe commencing to be taken takenadvantage takenadvcintage takenadvantage
advantage of Land developing com companies comranle corn cornpantes ¬
panies ranle are in operation all over Florida FloridaI Floridahuve
I have been working for one of these thesecompanies thesecompanies thesecompanies
companies since last August until last lastFriday lastFriday s sFriday
Friday when I had hadto to stop to look out outfor outfOl outfor
for the thedisposin disposing of my crop of fruit fruitwhich fluitwhich fruitwhich
which is ready for forshipment forshipmentEver shipment shipmentEver shipmentEver
Ever since 1 have been in the State Statehave StateI
I have havebeen been looking for the time when whenjome whensome whenseine
some person or persons of large means meansvould meanswould meanswould
would recognize the truth of ofwhut what a agovernment agovernment am
m government surveyor said nearly twenty twentyears twentyyears
years ears ago That South Florida ought oughto ou ht htto
to o and could produce the thusugal sugar for fOlthe fOlthewhole thewhole the thevhole
whole United States At last I amabout am amibout rim rimabOltt
about to see it done A company of ofarse oflarge ofargecapital
large arse argecapital capital has bought 10000 acres of ofand ofland ofand
and in Iadecountyin Dade Da county countyin in the everglades evergladesthat
that was so somuch much written about in theKiami the theHiami theMiami
Miami Metropolis which 1 sent you youmdthey youand youmud
and mdthey they have sent to Cuba for seed seedane seellcane seedane
cane ane to plant twenty acres and next nextrear nextyeur nextrear
yeur rear will plant the Entire product of ofheae ofthese ofhere
these twenty acres If it grows down downn
in n Dadeas it did in my myyard yard the twenty twentyicres twentyacres twentyacres
acres ought to plant not less It ss than twotundred two twolundred lwohundred
hundred acres next year and perhaps perhapsargely perhapslargely perhapsargely
argely in excess of that thatIn thutIIIn thatIn
IIIn In 1907 on the 4th day of June Ioak I Iook Itook
took a stock of ribbon ribbonclUle cane to the of ofice officeof ofice
ficeof ice of THE ST LUCIE COUNTY TRIBUNE TRIBUNElubjished TIUBUNFpublisherl TRIBUNEnublished
lubjished in Fort Pierce This stock stockas stockvas Iockwas
was as from from a buncn of cane that I Ilmll Ilmllplantell haddented had hadhinted
plantell hinted three years before and it had hadever hUllnever hadlever
ever had any fertilizer or cultivation cultivationnd
and nd had to fight for its life with unr surounding unrounding S11Imlnding ¬
ounding guava trees and a bunch ofmtekory of ofickory uehickory
hickory that came up by it The stock stockame stockcnme stocktune
tune up the first week < in January andiotwithstanding and andotwithstanding 111111notvithstandillg
otwithstanding the unfavorable sur suroundings Sillroumlings suroundings
oundings on the 4th day of June when whenut whencut whenut
cut ut it measured over five feet for the thelilt themUIt thenilil
mUIt lilt Had I fertilized and cultivated it its itas its
as s we do in Louisiana in those live flvoMonths livetonths Iiomonihs
Months it would doubtless have cut cutfteen cutfteen cutfifteen
fteen feet for the mill Last year I Iut Jcut Iut
cut ut a a stock tockllf of cane from the same bunch bunchnd hunchandltrown bunchmid
andltrown nd grown under the same i conditions conditionsmt coruliliollNthut
thut mt in less than a years growth mUlls niuasred mUllsllled nteasred
llled red about eleven feet lt The Thol two Vo crop erojisf cropI IOP IOPof
of I f sugar that I boiled for the Ferris Ferrisoinpany lilmigCnlll1l1l1Y Ferrisomupany
Cnlll1l1l1Y oinpany at Barbrcck Mills in 1892 1892ould l 1892L 1892Loultl D DVoulll
ould not nothnve have averaged more than five fiver livoor
or r r six feet for tho mill and thosui thosuiw tho those e w wero weroivoralle ro roivorable JOravOlahll1
ivorable years for cane in Louisiana LouisianaI LlIi ialla iallaI
I have no doubt that the lluylcr Iluyltromfort lluylcronifort lIu hI hIConifOlt
onifort Company in Dade county would wouldi wlluldhe
he w i glad to get people colIll from Louisianaho Iu Louisiana oiusianIIho nsinrm nsinrmwho
who ho understand unllelsrul1l cane culture and tho themiunmfuctuee thoami thomanu
manu miunmfuctuee ami f acture of sugar ugal and make g goad gCll1dtell11 goadsans < md mdTHIS
tell11 THIS with it ii them to come and engage 11I 3g in inic inthe into
the ic business husin < > ss under arraiigiimnit with withicm wit withtem h hnlem
nlem tem Of 0 course I cannot say n that thatich t thatich hn hnsuch
such ich will be the case but it is i only onlylasoiiahle onlyrcasonahle onlysasonable
lasoiiahle to suppose that it would lie lieThe h hThl heThe
The Fellsmore Farms Companywith Companywithiiich CornlllIY wi I It Itwhich
which iiich I have been engaged engag d for fOIsevlIal fOIsevlIalmonth severalnnths several severalonths
month onths I have no doubt will follow suit suitith suitith lIit lIitwith
with ith the HuylerConifiirt Huyler Comf rt Company Conipa ny of ofide orDnde ofade
Dnde ide I do not see how they can resist rosistSugar 1ItiMtit resistSugar
it Sugar Su ar is destined de tinell to be the staple stapleop stapllClOp
ClOp op of South Florida Oranges o Ill n feR pinetples pi pine pineapples lie lieiples
apples iples grapefruit and winter win tel crops of ofigetables ofvpgetahles oftgetnbles
igetables will continue to be raised raisedre lais11here
here re on a large scale but the day of ofgar 01sugat ofgar
sugat gar is at hand ha lid Why Vh just think of ofcane ofit ofcane
it cane does not have to be bephmterl planted of pfner oftenel ofner
tenel ner than once in five to seven wears years ears Iat I 1tat IThat
That tat at alone is profit for the cultivator cultivatorat culhvatolIhat cultivatorat
Ihat at ought to satisfy the most mostexlcting mostexlctingWhen niostexnctinghen exuding exudinghen
When hen the sure returns from sugar sUgarcul sUgarculture cul culre culre
ture re here is once realized the stampede stampeder
fOl r it will equal the days of 49 in the thosh lhorush thesit
rush sh to the gold fields of California I Iig IIrig Ilon
lon ig to and firmly believe that in spite spitemy slli1aor spitemy
or my advancing years el1ls I will live to toe tllsee toe
see e the day when this dream h i realized realizedThe realizedIIlhe realizedThe
IIlhe The Fellsnme Farms Company lands landse hmdsare
are e principally located in this thi St Lucie Lucieunty Lucieunty Luciecounty
county unty and embraces el1lblucesalmogt almost every va vaty va vaity variety
riety ity ty of soil known to Florida Their Their5d TheirlandlZ Theirnda
landlZ nda 5d begin about three miles from from Se Sestian Sestian Sebastian
bastian stian I understand that their tract tractntains tractcontains tractntains
contains ntains about 175000 acres People PeopleB
are B already coming in numbers to toin toinspect in inect inect
spect ect the thelands lands and mld50me some purchases s are areIng arebeln arelug
beln lug made though the company is not nott notyetrendyto
yetrendyto It t ready to market marketthe the land Like tho thoerglade thoevergInde h harglade
erglade land a large quantity of it ita ittnR itms
tnR ms a to be drained and to show their theirith thehfaith k kith
faith ith in their investment invefltmelH the company companyw cm lny lnynow
now nv w has on tht ground Jtloundm inthe in thenelghhur thenelghhurconUnued neighbor neighborcontinued v vcontinued
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