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The St. Lucie County tribune. (Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County, Fla.) 1905-1920, August 18, 1911, Image 1

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Huge Ditching Machine in Action ActionOn Actioon
On Fort Pierce Farms FarmsTO FarmsTO
Main Waterway and Laterals to Extei ExteiThirty Extend ExtendThirly ExtenThirly
Thirly MilesDevelopment Miles Development Project Of OfGreat OfGreal OfGreat
Great Magnitude and Importance ImportanceThe
The vast vas t development project undeI undertaken under undertaken
taken I MI by the Fort 01l Pierce Farms com compo compoany comgany
W52ii has been referred fir l to nt length length o onv on onItmal nseveral
several any nv iiaa iiaaMveral occasions oCCaSic in in this puper and dt dtailed d dla detailed
ailed la l d description de crlfJ 1U1I given of the magntude rnagni rnagnitude magn magilltude
tude of this gigantic colonization enter enterwise enterrise enterprise
of 3600 3600acres 36000ere 3600acres
wise invovling u tract some
prise embracing what is is beyond rtoub rtoubthe dou doubthe t tthe
acres ere
the finest body of undeveloped land i iFlorida iFlorida 1J1 1J1Florida
Florida Additional interest is lent t tthe to tothe tthe
the project now that the work of con conjtruclmg construcllng conatrucbng
jtruclmg the immense a drainage ditc ditcis ditch ditchIs
is well wellundel under way marking the incep incepion ictceptionof mceplion
ion tionof of a series of plans for develop developBent developClent developpent
Bent which will result in populating populatinjthis
this entire urea with n colony of sue sueceaaful suecelSul sueceasul
ceaaful farmers lrllltH whose fields will pro produce produce produce
duce abundantly of diversified div rsititd crops cropsThough ClOpSfhlough cropsfhrough
Though the courtesy COUlttJHY of J E An Andrews Andr Andrew
drew dr wd sales agent of the company eompuriythi eompuriythiTRIBUNE th thTRIBUNE tha thaTRIBUNE <
TRIBUNE representative was WU driyeiover drivel drivelover driyei dllYtuoer
over the tract in Mr tit r Andrews A IIlllaw s touriiif touriiifcar
car Monday After a general tour o othat of oftbat of ofthat
that tbat portion of the land which is clear cleareJ
eJ of timber purceled off into fort fortjcre fortam fortacre
acre tracts and now on 111 the market t tvisit II IIybit tvisit
visit was nwdo to the point where th thexcavating the theexcavatillg thtexcavating <
excavating machine is I at work Tin Tininain Thtmain lhemain
main ditch commences on the south southeast southeast southeast
east portion of the tract thence will wiltun willrun willtun
tun due west several miles thence thencenorth tlltmceDorthmd thencenorth
north Dorthmd and north west so that with it itlateral itK itKlateral utlaterals
lateral the main ditch will reach tinuttermost tin thetterlllo thtuttermost
uttermost tterlllo t portions of the large urge are arewhich Uletl Uletlwhich ureawhich
which is cleared and ready for settle settlejnent settlement settlerent
rent A concrete dam with wing wingibutmthts wingbutm winglbutmehts
ibutmthts butm ht8 measuring some forty feelover feel feeloverall feetover
overall over all has been constructed where whentheditch wheretbt wherethediteh
theditch tbt dilch intersects Taylor creek am amthe and andtbe andthe
the latter stream is being beill widened out oulspaa outso outsoar
soar spaa so as to readily accommodate the en entire entir enfire <
tire tir drainage flow the creek emptying emptyinginto mptyinginto
into Indian river The datn is i of nms nmseive l1Iasslveco rnussive <
eive slveco cp co struction its foundation bein beinsunk being lJeingBunk beingsunk
sunk rive feet below the ditch bed and umdthe andthe ulldthe
the abutment wings serving us an aneffectional aneffectiol1lil aneffectional
effectional barrier against again t sand being beingwashed lJeingwashed beingwashed
washed into the ditch from either side sideThe sideTile sideThe I
The main ditch which is twenty feetaide feet feetvide ftetwide
vide m the bottom and has hustlloping hustllopingwall sloping slopingwalla slupingwalla
walla extending extelIhn the width at the top to toi toamaximum
i maximum of forty live tlv feet is being beingcut
cut with considerable rapidly consid considering cOllsidering consideying ¬
ering the handicaps usually experienced experiencedincommencing experiencedIncommellcilg experiencedincommeneing
incommencing this thl i character of work workindadopting workand workaudadoptung
indadopting and adopting the faciliters fur literll to existing existingconditions txi existiltgconditions ting tingcODdition
conditions The huge hU t excavating ma machine 0111cbinl machine ¬
chine in charge of Engineer Engine t McKinzie McKinzietemoying McKinzitIs
Is removing soil at the average rate of oflOOOcubic of1000cubicyurda
lOOOcubic 1000 1000cubicyurda cubic yards each twentyfour hours hoursworking houlsorklng hoursworking
working both day and night shifts It Itwonderful ItaVondErful
iaa wonderful piece of massive mechan mechanism ¬
ism Ism mounted on a short section of oftrack oftrack oftrack
track the engine proper propersurnnounting surmounting a arevolving ar arevolving
revolving r volvln pedestal which turns to either eitherweat eith eitheraide I I8Ide
aide weat at Wj will 0 of the engineer a long
Keel beam from which swings the ex excavating excavating excavating ¬
cavating bucket controlled by steel steelCables stedcables steelcables
Cables This hml bucket t n a recen recent > < ai > titimiiTiUi titimiiTiUioentin t ill1JJlove ill1JJlovelDent
oentin lDent in digging apparatus uPIJarututI has four fournpfflla foulpefals fourform
term npfflla pefals form of ofacla ohni shapped acla claws s l sections whichas which as ast crved the thl he in buck buckthe bucket bucketks the thet 1 1term t
descends t to th the e earth tth ale driven deeply
Into into the Iht sOil closing solidly and guthet guthetg
ing g a compact mas niasa of earth which is
lifted fted rajidly swung to either aide and alltlb alltlulDkPedlJy
dumped ulDkPedlJy by 1111 automatic opening of the theucet
b bucket ucet Jaws ks The solidityr solidity of the soil soilw
the he presence w of aiuuijo stumps ui or roots luuin iiuiii iiuiiiing 1I0UI
ing IDgappareutly ing apparently bars bal the way of ot this in intatlatn
tatlatn taUatt m ii i iJteudilv
monster which is rapidly unit
Jteudilv 8telldlly to cleari cleariwwards clearlllg the earth 011 it its way
towards ards consurmnating u project which
3 will WI redound W1 to tnt the benefit uf thousands thousandseWI thou and
wh9WIIl eWI till UI the soil for their tht l susten sustenJdea
nice niceSome InceSome
Some Jdea Idea of the magnitude of this thistntemplntion
ytaterway terwIIY call be gathered front the
L ablement ternent that the main ditch and andtltdr
tltdr hterah 8rJOWin row un contemplation and in inThe inJju tn
Slodedin Jju e In the present contract will willthlrt
measure thlrt thirty miles draining un area Uleato areaoyelb000acres
to er15000acrei The lateralditchts lateral lateralditchtsit clitchf s sreel
it be cOnstluctod constructed onehalf on half mile apart
tiring ong the line of the main ditch will be
fourteen teen reel wide and five feet ft t deepn deep deepbeing
111 being such as to furnish furnislibvln110 furnisIrainage
sample n p drama rainage a to each forty acre aCl1fo
fo tract t Iin hm th the l11ea ur a which is now offered
8a e she contract calla for thl thlbtlletion the
bvln110 btlletion dJ tenon of ° f main Jitc ditch and d laterals laterallllranuar
fearyl JanuaryI 1 of ofl f
Its lranuar next ext year yearid yeurtideis
tideis tPiden id K the u Itlt IIItcntlol < riti0i of the company to totleLrlaindilcl totL
tleLrlaindilcl tL maul ditch > later on making maklugoPofsidll1
top oPofsidll1 iottom Ottom forty f feet et and the width of oflteDdl
eztending tZtendI lteDdl de ell ellwaHs it walls sixtylive feet also ulsoPori
Pori portion ng to o the extreme western westerny WOllternplacedn
placedn of the tract which will Illdu be beOIitb beon
OIitb OIitbon on onFe Fe a on the th niarke nalketlhe Ptie lowest point pointtin
tin VlUltlueu vast urea of fortyncrl furry acre tracts ell ellxritsedb
xritsedb xritsedbby paesetl by > y lhesedlulnuge these drainage ditches is INthut
thijt0 thijt0above thut above a ve the bed of the ditches ditchesIr
Ir draloag IDl eanuring nsuring urll1g ample fall and unfailing unfailingJPthe unfailingIM
IM IMt t also JPthe 189th the intention Int tlon of the t e comp compoti6U
M well ftVidS provlde IWdldefuclhtlei fucilitjo for irrigation irrigationpossible Irrllutlon1b
1b a4 drainage rilllagu and with this In Inwill in4t
4t will lIecurea secure a welldrlllln
nd boreurteslan bore artesian wells 011 on all allon
s on the tract whereever the thee
to deske e he them This work will willJj
Jj atthe t clllininul10f minimum of expense eXpCrlSlIt expenseNSsi >
NSsi It made possible by the char lharr charuoed
r er used and the comp compt
anys intention to topurchase purchase curbing an und
other needed material lIIateriulln in
ties tie large quant i
Nothing that might be said or writ
ten can do at atthis
to the
magnitude of of
this thl ii project r and the benefits which
will aCClUe to thl section In
and Kellerul
an to tocFortoPieircesintiparticular FOlt Pierce in particular care ure
manifest to anyone who will give the
mutter u moments irs earnest consider considernlv
atlon Although only nlv on the market markelji
since January 1 of ji this year over 8
000 acres in forty acre tracts have
been sold to hona fide settlers in the
north and east all of whom anticipate
locating on the land cultivating if It
with the diversity of crops to which its
varied soils are adapted and thus
swelling the population of our county
ands nrrunainir ncreaslng the i wealth in of this
0 w bunii ui ima com ¬
As an instance of the stability of
this development work and the sincere sincereIlurpose sincerepurpose
purpose indicated by the promoters promotersall promotersallof all
of whom have other local interests iden ¬
tifying tifyingthem them with the progress of this thisu thistJectionit thissectionit
u tJectionit i is stated that on the comple complegarding
tltn of the plans regarding this thi 30000 30000I
000 acres it Is u the ii uckciiiimtuiuii determination I ui ot the tlJecompany thecompany nje njecompany
company to acquire additional tracts tractswhich tractswhich tractswhich
which Will be developed and improved
in like manner mannerSurely manlierSurely mannerSurely
Surely this is a project which merits
the endorsement approbation and help
of everyone who has faith in the future futureof futurof
of this section and the construction of
this immense drainage waterway is isanother IsIlnother isanother
another step towards the consumma consummation consununalion consummalion ¬
lion of an enterprise marking an era eraof eraof eraof
of unprecendented un growth and pros prosperity prosperity prosperity ¬
perity in St Lucie county
Material M teriRI reductions re uctions in freight rate rateon rateson rateon
on citrus cltru fruits from Jacksonville t tpoints tpoints to topOllitt
points in In the Central and Weatw WeatwStates We1tc11Stille WesterStates
States were ordered last week by th thInterstate thl thlInterstate thInterstate
Interstate Interstate Commerce Commission Re Reductiona ReductJona Reductions
ductiona range according to distancefrom distancefrom distance dittallcefrom
from seven to about twenty percent percentIn per cent centIn centIn
In February 1910 the commission ii iii in indeciding itdeciding
deciding inuiuiii i i the me 1 Florida iii iiiinuiuiii riuimu rruu Fruit uuu und Veget Vegetuble Veget Vegetable vc Bl Blable
able Shippers Shipp rs Association AR ociation case againsthe againsthe agains againstthe
the Atlantic Coast Line Railway nm nmall and andull antnil
all other carriers operating in Southern SouthernCentral SOIithernCentral SouthernCentral
Central Freight Association and West Western W Westerr lt ltern
ern trunk line territories held tharates tha thatrutes tharates
rates on citrus fruit from Elorida point pointto
to destinations dt > in Central and Westeri WesteriStates W WtsterrStates ster sterStatlR
States were unreasonably high and re reductions reductions reductions
ductions to eleven principal markets it itthese itthese in inthelle
these sections were ordered orderedThe orderedThe
The roads were directed to put cor corresponding COIIespunding corresponding ¬
responding reduced rates to all other otheidestinations otherdestination otherdestinations
destinations in same territories Corn Commissioner CornIIillioner Cornnilssioner
missioner Prouty in a supplementa asupplellentalIIplnion supplementaopinion supplensentropinion
opinion and order indicated that origi original OIi originut i inul
nut order was not carried out or ap apparently apparently apparetltly
parently for reason that carriers will willnot willnot willnot
not be able to agree among themselves themselvesabout them themselveabout elve elveabout
about divisions of rates when named namedThe namedTht namedThe
The commission has fixed t xed definite definiterates definiterates detinittrates
rates to points of destination named namedand namedand earnedand
and the rates become effective October Octobei2nd Octobel2nd October2nd
Just now when the avocado is com coming coming coming
ing into the market and strangers ti tithe to toI tcthe
I the he delicious d licious frnitvegetablefruit be because becaust because
cause it grows on a tree and because becausesome becauseome becausesome
some transported Yankee named ii iialligator It Italligatol italligator
pear pearvegetable vegetable because ii iiontains it itcontllill itco11tauns
ontains alligator a whole meal in itself and andneeds andneedl andneeds
needs pepper salt vinegar mustard mustardnnd mustardHnd mustardand
and olive oil to be converted into the thebest thelJe thebest
lJe best t salad ever made madethere there is real realleed realneed realneed
need of making public the ways to tolerve toServe toSPIVI
Serve the mystery mysteryIn
In order to make the avocado mar marketable marketable marketuble ¬
ketable a number of growers are tak taking taking taking ¬
ing the Htn sensible ible plan planof of sending recipes recipesilong recipesalong recipesalong
along with a I crate of fruit of which a aittle alittle alittle
Charles Charlesr ChallesMonlgorner CharleyMontg
little pamphlet gotten up by
r IIf Buena int Vista iH is espec especially especlally auo auoMUlllj
Monlgorner Montg omnery i ially
MUlllj uiilcij
being be being
comprehenslveuvocado soup
ally comprehensive comprehensiveng
the list listThe litThe listThe
ing ng on
The avocado I1vllcudoPersea Persea gratissima gratissllllaof gratissllllaofthe of ofhe
Lauracea known also as asilliiriitnr asulligator asalligator
the he order of
J Imffof Imffofuul butt butter butterind r rI1ml
illiiriitnr Ilfar mid niidyhi hlpmans mans
alligator pta pear
uul agiiaeato aglluca tn ii iial IS is one of the the best tJopt tJoptclil tropiiil
clil al fruits It is tin tinill the most noulishllll of ofill
varieties varittiPHcontain varietiescontain
l foods The best varietiesiontain
ill natural natUl
accord accordJiia arcordne ulcordin
contain over overlO W per cent of fat
Hlutiltics Jiia TliHinnst TliHinnstjelicate The most mostielish IIostdll
in ne In government
jelicate cat can eat eatn avocado v with of ofat a arelish
person sthneya partake of offat
relish n u miun when tluiu they innnol innnolatlfromanimaf cannot partake
fat atlfromanimaf at from animal sources sourcesonsistency s suUlcesWhen ur ces cesWhen
will willviehl willfield
for the frUit
When Ie ready dy use
thumb thumbflesh thumbabout
of the
field 10 slight pressure
the theconsistency
flesh of the ripe avocado o is about
hey ripewell wello butter butterNew butterNew
consistency junsist of w wNew wellmade well made
New Bookr in Library LibraryA
Robert Lou LouStephenson LouIs Lous
books by
A set of boys
donated to the li lirary Iibrln lirury
Is brln s rary Stephenson last week by Mrs Ml C G Roehr Roehrhe RoehrThe Roehrrise
follows followsKidnapped followsKidnapped followsKidnapped
volumes are as
The he Kidnapped Merry Men Treasure Is Istnd J Jland Isand
Nights and The Thelaster TheMaster Theduster
land and New Arabian
of Ballantrae BallantraeWe BallantraeWe
Master all who will visit visithe visitthe visithe
We gladly
call and renew renewour renewyourearly renewour
the he library
subscription which is only
yourearly our yearly
120 per year yearLibrary yearLibruryopen
on Monday Mondayrid Wednesday Wednesdaynd Wednesdayand
Library Libruryopen open of each week veekrrom from 2 to 4 4m 4JONNIB 4p 4m 4JoxN1E
and nd Saturday
Foreign f = Countries Seeking FoiMilitary ForMilitary For ForMilitary
Military Information InformationIN InformationIN InformationIN
Startling Rivclalions RI velations by Secret Service ServiceOfficers ServiceOfficersDiscoveries ServiceOfficersDiscoveries
Officers OfficersDiscoveries Discoveries ore of Such Na Nature Nature Nature ¬
ture as lo Cause Alarm AlarmNewspapers AlarmNewspapers AlarmNewspapers
Newspapers throughout tllIou hout the country
have given publicity to the statement
from Washington intimating that the
department of justice ju tico hud received m in
formation that emissaries emissal es of foreign foreigncountries fOIlIgncountries foreigncountries
countries have their spies at work in inportions inportions inportions
portions of the United States taking takingnote takingnote takingnote
note of means of defense methods of ofgovernment ofgovernment ofgovernment
government etc for what purpose purposehowever pUI1osehowevm puiposehowever
however was not clearly divulged divulgedAdditional divulgedAdditionul divulgedAdditional
Additional interesting speculation on onthe onthe onthe
the subject comes from Wushington in inthe inthe inthe
the following comments commentsStartling clJmmlntsStl1ltllng commentStartling
Startling evidences of the pernicious perniciousactivity perniciousnctivity perniciousactivity
activity of foreign spies is in the pos possession posRehlon possecion
session of the army armygeneral general stair whchaccounts which wllchI1ccountH whichaccounts
accounts for the serious consideration considerationthat considerutionthut
that is now being givi n to the most
reports at attempts to discover discoverthe dillcoverthe discoverthe
the military rnilitarysecrets secrets of the country
Some of these incidents are of com comparatively comparatively coinparatively ¬
paratively recent date and it was upon uponthe uponthe uponthe
the submission submi ion of such information to a alecret uecret asecret
secret session of the judicial judil ul committee committeeof corn mi ttee tteeof
of the house that legislation was se secured SI SIcured secured ¬
cured at the last congress providing for forthe forthe forthe
the severe punishment of spies in time timeof timeof timeof
of peace peaceAn penceAn peaceAn
An Englishman in Calcutta picked pickedup pickedup
up in the streets a small package of ofblueprints ofblueprints ofbueprints
blueprints showing every detail of the thedefences thedkfences thedefences
defences of Corrtyidor island the main mainstronghold mainIItrongllOld mainstronghold
stronghold of the United States in the thePhilippines thePhilippines thePhilippines
Philippines The prints IH nLq were not copies copiesof I Iof I
of any drawings or charts prepared for foruse foruse U I Iu
use u e of the United Unlt d Status but evidently evidentlywere
were the result of a careful calelulum and deli deliberate deliberate
berate ber te investigation of the official and andconfidential undconlidential andcunlidential
confidential records of the United UnitedStales UnitedStales
Stales StalesThe Statelhe StalesThe I
The existence of the blueprints made madeit
it evident that there were wer other copies copiesin copieIn
in existence existenceThe existencehe existenceshe
The he Englishman sent the papers to tothe tothe tothe
the war department in Washingtonbut Washingtonbutthe W ashi ngton hut
the most careful investigation failed to todiscover todiHcovor todiscover I
discover the means by which the in information InfOllllution information ¬
formation had been obtained obtainedA
A waiter in a 1 Seattle Seal tie hotel Vas found foundto
to he a foreign officer in disguise di guiHI pos possessing pmse possessing ¬
sessing se sillg many drawings dm Wirlgi and notes he hehad hehad hehad
had made of the Pacific coast defenses defensesAn lIufenHetAn
An American ambassador tlll1lJ1I1 aIlOl not notified notifiedthe notifiedthe illed illedthe
the state lttlt department that u certain certaincaptain certaincaptains ertaincaptain
captain belonging to the army of the thecountry tl1HCOUll thecountry
country COUll try where he was wa stationed station ell hud hatlbeel
detailed to three years ye m1
secretly investigating lg the Americaicountries Amerieurcountries
countries and studying their military militaryconditions rnilitalycondition militaryconditions
conditions conditionsEven conditionEven conditionsEven
Even the Panama canal has not es escaped escaped escaged
caped one of the engineers found i iforeign tl tlforeign rforeign
foreign officer an attache to 0 out of the thiAmerican theAllltriclIlI theAmerican
American countries secretly studying studyingthe studyinlthe
the canal from a strategic stlUte ic standpoint slandpoiniand HI tludpoin tludpoinulld
and he understood ulltltr mm toud that there were sbor sb sixor sipor
or seven other officers of the same satinnationality samenatlonulity
nationality in the United States gather gathering gathelin gatherbig samer r
big in military information informationA iii termatiunA
A New York policeman arrested tman t 11 11man nman
man for a trivial tl viul offense and found in inhis inhis inhis
his trunk military lIIi1itlll maps and lnforma lnformation infoluUltion information <
tion which convinced mama the officials that thaihe thathe thathe
he was in the employ of a foreigigovernment foreigngovernment foreign foreigngovernment
government but the incident that con coiivinced convinced convinced
vinced the judiciary y committee of the thunecessity thentcessil thenecessity
necessity ntcessil for till protective law oc oecurred occurred occurred
curred less than n year ago in the thePhilippines thePhilippines thePhilippines
Philippines An enlisted man in the thiengineers theengineer theengineers
engineers was offered 25000 by b two twoforeign twooreign twooreig11
foreign officers for the plans of the de defenses defew defenses ¬
fenses few es of Corregidor island Being theotticial the thoollicial theotiiciul
otticial photographer phutOI pIHI lit he had ample op opportunity oppurtuni opportunity ¬
portunity tv to got all the I ht necessary necessarypictureu 11ICe necessarypictures snlY snlYplctllleJ
pictureu having first informed his hissuperior hilllIpeliol hissuperior
superior of the attempt attemptA
A trap was laid and the two foreign foreignspies foreignspies foreignspies
spies were captured clplurt but habeas corpus corpusproceedings cur us usproceedings
Limey Limeywere
proceedings were obtained and tiiey tiieywere t I y ywere
were released as thei theme was then no nolaw nolaw nolaw
law in the Philippines or United States Statesunder Stutesunder Statesunder
under which they could be prosecuted prosecutedGeo
Geo K Koplin of Winter Haven Havenwho Hnvenwhll Havenwho
who keeps an accmute IICClil ute accounting nccol ntlnr of ofhis ofhit ofhis
his citrus business shows a net profit profitof prof1tof
of 4003 11 from his 712 7 12 acre grove grovefor groveCot grovefor
for last season The net returns on onfruit onfruit onfruit
fruit shipped through the Citrus Ex Exchange Exchalle Excimunge ¬
change was 198 a box and through throughhis
his mail order onlt trade 277 2 77 a box Mr MrKoplin M MrICoplin I IKoplin
Koplin has u highclass mail order tradehe trade trudehe tradehe
he has been dealing with for years yearsand YCIIland yearsand
and the net price he receives lece receives ps proves JlruveHthe provesthe ioves iovesthe
the oft made assertion that Florida Floridafruit Floddafruit Floridafruit
fruit when its superior qualities are arefwllv arefully arefully
fully known will command 50 cents to tojlOO tol
jlOO l 100 a box more tlmn the growers are arenow arenow arenow
now receiving receivingEXERCISES receivingfXfRCISES receivingEXERCISES
Very impressive impressive were were the cpnclud cpncludTie conclud concluding concluding
ing exerciesof exercises of the swimmer Normal at atthe atthe
the Tie University of Florida when the 106 106eachersin 106teachers 106teachers
teachers eachersin in attendance met in chapelfor chapel chapelor chapelfor
for or the last time this th year ye r A number numberf
of f excellent speeches weio delivered deliveredt
c t 1Y
t f1
A beautiful solo was rendered by Miss Missdayman MissGuymon MissGuymlln
dayman of Dade City On behalf of ofthe oftho ofthe
the student body Mrs Howz of Pal Palmetto Palmelto Palmetto ¬
metto presented a gold handled umbrella umbrellato
to Miss Nellie Stevens of Ocala in instructor instructor Instluctor ¬
structor in primary methodology Prof ProfHurry ProfBnny ProfBarry
Hurry Shaw of Tarpon Springs like likewise likewise likewise ¬
wise presented an exquisite chafing
dish dl h to Dr and Mrs John A Thacks Thnckston Thackston Thackston
ton of the University Dr Thackston Tlmckstonhappily Thackstonhappily Thackstonhappily
happily expressed bin thanks urging urgingall
all in attendance to come back next nextyear nextyuar nextyear
year when they would find the finest finestpedagogical finestrcdagogicallibrary finestpedagogical
pedagogical rcdagogicallibrary library in the State ready I Ifor
for their use I
After a stirring address by Capt CaptGeorge CaptGeorge CaptGeorge
George M Lynch the University Sum Summer Summer Summer
mer Training School Association was wasorganized wusol wanorganized
organized ol lInlzed Officers were elected a afollows a8 a8follows asfollows
follows President Capt Lynch Vice VicePresident VicePrasidellt VicePrasidesmt
President Prof Terrel Secretary
Miss Handcock and Treasurer Prof ProfKeene ProfKeene ProfKeene
Keene The Association will hold a abancjuet ahanquet abanquet
banquet in Jacksonville during the theChristmas theChristmas theChristmas
Christmas holidays while the Florida FloridaEducational Flor FloridaEducational Ida IdaEducational
Educational Association is in session in inthat Inthat inthat
that city The Banquet Committee CommitteeConsists CommitteeConsists CommitteeConsists
Consists of Prof Cawthon of Penaa Penaacoin PenRacoIn Pensacola
coin Prof McMullen of Sutherland nnd nndCapt nndCapt andCapt
Capt Lynch of Gainesville Prof Caw Cawthon Cawthon Cawthon ¬
thon was w 1s elected toast master for this thisoccasion thisoccasion thisoccasion
occasion and a large attendance and andsplendid andsplendid andsplendid
splendid entertainment are assured assuredUNIQUE assuredUNIQUE assuredUNIQUE
The Union Realty Compapy of Ra Ravenna Ravenna Ravenna ¬
venna Ohio are arranging to bring a alarge alurge alarge
large crowd of prospective locators to toFlorida toIlol toFlorida
Florida Ilol da and have prepared a unique uniqueplan uniqueplan uniqueplan
plan by means to which the comfort com fortof fortofthe of ofthe ofthe
the travellers will be assured They Theyhave Theyhave
have chartered a special train of Pull Pullman Pullmun Pullman ¬
man sleeping and dining dining cars and will willbring willbring willbring
bring a train load of homeseekers to tothis tothis tothis
this state bearing all expenses and andcharging andcharging andchargilg
charging only 94 for the trip which whichwill whichwill whichwill
will lust 25 days and will cover the thewhole thewhole thewhole
whole state It is intended to enter enterFlorida enterlilorida enterFlorida
Florida at the extreme west and go to toSouth toSouth
South Florida stopping u day or so at atvarious atvarious atvarious
various points thence back up the theeastern theeu theeastern
eastern eu tern side of the state The towns townswhere tow townswhere liS liSwhere
where the train will stop are requested requestedto
to furnish a picnic or barbecue tor the theexcursionists theexculHionlsts theexcursionists
excursionists and making arrangements arrangementsfor
for showing them the surrounding surroundingcountry surroundingcountry surroundingcountry
country Twentylive duys in Floridawill Florida Floridawill Plol lla llawill
will give the honieseekerb a better idea ideaof ideaof ideaof
of the resources and possibilities po sibilitieB of ofthis ofthi ofthis
this thi state than a carload of literature literaturewould literaturewould literaturewould
would do It is to be hoped that Fort Fortieree FortPielce FortPierce
Pierce ° real estate e tule men and the Board Boardof
of if Trade will arrange to have this thisrain thistrain thistrain
train visit our city The start for this thisitate thisstute thisstate
state will be made in September SeptemberANALWORK SeptemberCANAL SeptemberCANAL
Advocates of the proposed ship canal canalacross canalacross
across Florida to connect the Gulf will willthu witllthe withthe
the Atlantic have been put on notice noticithat noticethat noticethat
that the measure is one of the mam mammatters many manymutters manymatters
matters of vital interest to the Soutlthat Souththat South Souththat
that will receive consideration before befcmthis beforetills beforethis
this year comes to an end Congress Congresswill Congresswill
will get further details of the proposi propoaition proposition proposition
tion and more weight than heretofore heretoforewill heretoforewill heretoforewill
will be brought to bear on the scheme schemtto chemeto
to get AAet g let favorable action actionThe actionlime
The 1 = he use of St Marys river and th thSuwannee the theSuwannee theSuwannee <
Suwannee river for a greater mileage mileageof
of the canal than reported is said U Uhave to tohave tohave
have been found possible with a little littledredging littledredgllg littledredging
dredging It is not known who is back backing backing backing ¬
ing the expedition but a recent invest investigation investigation investigation ¬
igation starting from the eastern end endof endof endof
of the proposed canal has about com completed compll completed ¬
pleted pll ted the preliminaries and will make makereport makereport makereport
report in time to aid the movementCulp movement movementCulli movementCulla
Culli for Home Consumption ConsumptionIt
It is understood undel tood that all oranges sent sentout sentoutly sentout
out outly by the Florida Citrus Exchangehave Exchange Exchangehave E < change changehave
have been scrutinized seven times to tosee t ttlee tosee >
see if there is anything the matter matterwith matterwith matterwith
with the > fruit and each of the seven seventime1 aeVlntimei1 seventimes
times the person examining it is under underinstruction undelInHtrnction underinstruction
instruction to call every doubtful orange orangea
a cull Of course the culls are not notshipped notslllpped notshipped
shipped but are left at home for the thehome thoI thehorse
I home people seldom if ever get et any anything anythin anything ¬
thing thin but these It is often the case casethat casuthut casethat
that the th people in this state pay more morefor mortfcw morefor
for cull oranges and inferior vegetables vegetablesthan vegttabltsthun
than our Northern friends pay for the thevery thevry thevery
very best of Florida fruit products productsG
G inesville Sun SunSecretary SunSecretary SunSecretary
Secretary WB W B Powell 0 4 the Tampa TampaBoard TampaBoard IampaBoard
Board of Trade while admitting ad ittlng that thatthere thlltthere thatthere
there is considerable truth in the above abovestatemen abovestattmUI abovestatemen
statemen hold out the hope that the theremedy theremedy therermedywill
remedy rermedywill will come with the advent of offruit offlult offruit
fruit juice concerns thus providing an anadequate anadequate anadequate
adequate and continuous source of con consumption consumption consumption ¬
sumption for the culls cullsHarry cullsHarry cullsHarry
Harry N Atwood the Boston aviator avia aviator aviatOl ¬
tor who started starte from St Louis to the theAtlantic theAthmtic theAtlantic
Atlantic Coast in a biplane arrived at ating atSpringfipld atSpringfield
Springfield III on Monday complet completing completing
ing the firit flr t leg of the long journeywithout journey journeywithont journeywithont
withont a mishap He covered the dis distance distance distance ¬
tance from St Louis 98 miles in two twohours twohours twohours
hours and 25 minutes without coming comingto
to earth After resting rt3t nA up and being beingentertained beingentertained beingentertained
entertained by citizens of Springfield Springfieldhe Sprin field fieldhe
he arose arose for his flight to Chicago 198 198miles 198miles 198miles
miles northeast reaching the Windy WindyCity WindyCity WindyCity
City withou accident and being hailed hailedby hailedbyenthusiustic hailedby
by byenthusiustic enthusiastic thousands thouRandswho who thronged throngedthe throngedthe throngedthe
the streets and gave him a noisy wel welcome welcome welcome ¬
come He is now on his way wuyeast east andwill and andwill andwill
will probably finish the flight in record recordtime recordtime recordtime
Woodrow Wilsons Staunch Atti Attitude Attitude Attitude ¬
tude on Public Questions QuestionsHIS QuestionsIS QuestionsHIS
Extracts From Various Speeches Made MadeDuring MadeDuring
During the Past Few Months are Index Indexto
to His Theories TheoriesWe TheoriesWe TheoriesWe
We wish that every right minded mindedAmerican mindedAmerican mindedAmerican
American citizen could find time to read readthe readthe readthe
the series of public utterances made by byGovernor byGovernor byGovernor
Governor Woodrow Wilson during the thefew thefew thefew
few months that have passed > lIl1sed since he hewon hewon hewon
won his single handed victory for popu popular popular popular ¬
lar government in III regenerated New NewJerseys NewJerse NewJersey
Jerseys Jerse s memorable session of the state utateLegislature stateLegislature utatcLegislature
Legislature LegislatureEntirely LegislatureEntlrcly LegislatureEntirely
Entirely apart from politics present presentand presentand presentand
and future we countit count It no no exaggeration exaggerationto
to declare our opinion that no other otherAmerican otherAmerican otherAmerican
American has approached Ufproached more nearly nearlyto nearlvto
to Jefferson J ef ergon ana Lincoln in wonderfil wonderfilfacility wOlltlerfllfucility wouderfdlfacility
facility and felicity of stating the pro problems problems problems ¬
blems which touch real Americanism Americanismfrom AmHricaniJmfNIII Americaniimfrerxt
from every angle angleThe tingleThe lngIe1he
The people will hear much privilege privilegeinspired privllegeinspire privilegeinspired
inspired inspire < l censuse of Woodrow Wilson Wilsonas I Ias
as a demagogue an nmbitous selfseek selfseeker
er and all the like worn out o t methods of ofattack ofattack ofattack
attack unvaried from the days of the theGracchi theGracchi I
Gracchi to those of Roosevelt Roo evelt and La LaFollette LaFollette f fFollette
Follette whenever a formidable advo advovute advovute advovute
vute of popular rights r and exponent expone nt of ofpopular cfpopular f
popular aspiration has risen risenIn rienIn risenIns I
In Ins advance of such certain misrep misrepresentations mlsrepresuntatlons misrepresentations ¬
resentations we have taken the liberty libertyof
of depicting Woodrow Wilson the man manand manand manand
and his ideals and purposes in his own ownwords ownWOIds ownwords
words We Vfe have hnvetndenvored endeavored to do his tjiisby ij1lsby hisby
by grouping scattered scatter dextracts extracts from fromfifteen flomIfteen fromfifteen
fifteen of his public addresses as fol follows follows follows ¬
lows lowsWe We the people have not free ac access access access ¬
cess enough to our own agents or di direct disect ¬ i itect
sect enough control over them There Thereare j jare 1 1arc
are barriers b rriers to break down and pro processes proceRses processes
cesses to simplify which we liberals liberalsbelieve liberalsbelieve liberalsbelieve
believe we know how to get at We Wemean Wemeun Wemean
mean by one ne change or another to tomake tomake tomake
make our government genuinely popu popular popular popular ¬
lar and representative again againWe againWe againWe
We are cutting away anomaliesnot anomaliesnotinstitutions anomalienotInstitutions anomaliesnotinstitutions
institutions We are clearing away awaythe awaythe awaythe
the jungle and letting in the pure light lightand lightand f fand
and air not destroying the wholesome wholesomeforest wholesomeforest wholesomeforest
forest or creating waste places where wherethere whorothele
there was productive growth growthSuch growthHSuch growthSuch 4
Such tasks t sks are typically American AmericanIt
It has always been our privilege and anduur l lour
our happy happycapncily capacity to show how they theycan theycan
can be done donewithout without revolution with withaut without without
out strife or hatred or injustice with without without without ¬
out the necessity nec ssity of drawing in in De DePocquevilles DeTocquevlllt t tTocquevilles
Pocquevilles memorable memorabe phrase la laingle a adngle asingle
ingle tear or a single drop of blood bloocifrom
The man object of what we are at attempting attempting attempting ¬
tempting both in state and nation is isto Isto isto
to establish a close connection a very verysensitive verylensitlve verysensitive
sensitive connection between the peo people peopre people ¬
ple and their government both in the thestates thetates thestates
states and in the nation in order that thatwe thatwe thatwe
we may restore in such wise as will willsatisfy willsatisfy willsatisfy
satisfy us ag again ain the liberty and the theopportunity theopportunity theopportunity
opportunity in in whose interests our gov govmments governments govrnments
mments were conceived conceivedlIUl conceivedBut conceivedBut
lIUl But aumc some Klljll men put jui u a imnu false interpre interpretullnn interpretation iiibvit iiibvittation
tation upon this thi There is a certain certainunreasonable certainunreasonable i iunreasonable
unreasonable fear in the air as if the theprocess theprocess theprocess
process we have ha 0 been going through throughwere throughwere throughwere
were in some degree vindictive as if ifthere ifthere ifthere
there had been bitter it er feeling in it and andthe andthe andthe
the intention to discredit those tho e who whoopposed whoopposed whoopposed
opposed it itThe itThe It l lhThe
hThe The crash crnshof of political organizations organizationshas I Ihas rhas
has been the only crash of those that thatdid thatdid thatdid
I Ithere
did not comprehend but resisted re iste when whenthere whenthere
there was no right reason for resisting resistingand Iesitlllgand
and forgot that their very reason for forbeing forbein forbeing
being bein was that they might serve opinion opinionand I Iand 1and
and the movements of the peoples will willf willif I II
I if f any systems of nohcal practice practicehave practicehave practicehave
have collapsed only onl those have col collapsed collapsed ¬ t tlaJsed
lapsed which were unsuitable unsuit Ihle to the theobject theobject theobject
object which they professed to toserve toaerve tol
serve l erve
serveWe We are no longer in the temper of ofattack ofaUuck ofattack
attack We are are ready for remedy reme y and andadjustment andadjustment andadjustment
adjustment and an begin to see where to tobegin tobegun I
begin and in what direction to move moveA moveA move moveA
A promise of statesmanship follows u uthreat uthreat i ithreat
threat of revolution There can be no nomistaking nomistaking 1 1mi8taking
mistaking this Programs are taking takingthe takingthe I Ithe
the place of philippics < and programs programscan I Ican
can be soberly examined and an assessed assessedas as ssed I Iall
as unqualified criticism and denuncia denunciation delunciation denunciation ¬
tion cannot be beWe lieWe heWe
We look beneath the label to the theman themall theman
man and his thought Whichever party partyproves partyproves partyproves
proves proves most lit to conceive conce o and put putthrough putthrough putthrough
through u wise progressive program programwill programwill program programwill
will become the liberal liberal part lUrty of the thenation thenation thenation
nation Tories will be welcome we come to re resort resort resort ¬
sort to the other and enjoy the privi privilege privlIpge privilege ¬
lege of minority minorityWhat minol minorityWhat ty tyUWhat
What is necessary in order to rec rectify rectify rectify ¬
tify the whole mass ma s of business bUII lwss of this thiskind thiskind thiskind
kind the trusts is that those tho e who whocon whocontrolit con control control ¬
trol trolit it itshould should entirely change chan c their point pointof I Iof
of view They are trustees not mas masters masters masters ¬
ters of private property not not only bo bocause I Icaue lcause
cause their power is derived from a amultitude nmultitude amultitude
multitude of men but also because in inits inIts inIts
its investments it affects a multitude multitudeof
of men It determines d telmines the develop development dovClopment development ¬
ment or decay of communities It is isthe isthe isthe
the means of lifting or depressing the thelife thelife thelife
life of the whole country They must mustregard t tregard
regard themselves at as representatives representativesof j jof
I Ireasonable
of a public power There can be no noreasonable noreasonable
reasonable jealousy of public regulationContinued regulation > JContinued
Continued 1 on onPaiQ page T 6 rt

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