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inthis this issue of THE TRIBUNE our ourkolisera ourertlsers of ofartiaers
h kolisera are making their cruwnir cruwnirart crowning crowningto
S art to secure a share of the merited meritedtronaee meritdronage merit meritronage
ronage of the people people of St Luc Lucty Lucie Lucieai
ai 11 These columns co urnns are eloquent eloquentMentsof eloquentents eloqueieats
Mentsof eats of the energy and upto uptotaess up to tolOess t twess
lOess of our merchants They have havetof havet hay haytot
tot t f all made a careful selection of ofthe
1 gifts of every description ran ranthA ra raeking
eking the markets of the country for forwybest forery fl flnary
nary wybest ery best Next Ne xt these merchanemade merchants merchantsMinade merchantsmade
Minade made a very attractive display of offa ofdecorating c cdecorating
fa decorating their windows in suc sucsinner such suchsinner suchriner
sinner riner as to compel the attention attentionHdmiration attentionadmiration attentieadmiration
Hdmiration admiration of even the most ii iiueot in infjreot InIrent
fjreot passers by And last of all alluauch allueh al aluch
uauch ueh as only a small percentage of ofr ofple c cpeople
r people ple u nt of St Q T Lucie iioio nnnnhv county liu live in inPierce inPierce f fd
d Pierce and have hav daily access to toij todisplays t tredisplays
displays these modern merchants merchantsBelected merchantedselected
edselected ij selected the columns of THE Fni TRI TRIthrough TRthrough lRIthrough
through which to make known knownVariety knowlImlety knowbvariety
Variety and quality and prices of ofif ofgoods e elit
lit if goods As nearly as possihleJ possible possiblejjiave pOdslbleave
eJ jjiave have ave placed a show window in init Intof f ftrtof
trtof it tof of every citizen in St Lucie cuunl coun counThis counThis
This they have done at no small smallpose smnllnse snit snitase
l pose nse Every move they h ve made madeprovide madeprovide mudiprovide
provide a suitable stock for the holi nolifihoppers holil holitlaltoppers
l fihoppers hopperR has coat them money A Aran As Asraa AsIS
ran raa IS possible they arc meeting the theKM theof th thieeol
ieeol KM of the great department stores storesd storesnow storesdaowit
daowit d now it is up to the holiday rtrade rade to toithat tothat t titbat
that these efforts are not fruitlesslie fruitless fruitlesswith
lie with the merchants who help helpttour helpJour het hetdour
road roadeducate
ttour Jour taxes and keep up your roads roadsitducate roadseducate
itducate educate your children who spent spentirmoney spend spende spendmoney
irmoney e money with you who extend to toithecourtesy tothe ti tiathecourtesy
ithecourtesy the courtesy of credit in time o o4a of ofjdenv ofa
4a a courtesx that the mail order orderd ordereedeny
jdenv d ny The 1 he more trade you you givtbome give givehome givejome
jome home merchants the th larger stocks stocksire stockrue
rue ire enable to carry carr > and copsetly conse consetly <
tly 1 the smaller margin they will be bekid beto bt bttided
tided kid to charge In your hands Mrwinner Mr Mrnrner Mrmer
winner nrner mer lies the solution in u great greatfare greatreof greatwore
wore fare reof of reasonable prices in St Sttse Sti Stcounty
se i county countyP
PiP P Cobb whose attractive full fullfe fullad fullK
fe K ad may be found on pace pa e 12 has hasnted hased ha hagted
nted ed considerable space in his large largeMrtment largement largetrtment
Mrtment ment store to the th display of hull holland hulls
1 s and offeraexctptlonal offers execptonal Al AlIestablished oppor opporto oppor opporthe
to the holiday shopper Thli Thlieltabllshed Thie1established
Iestablished store has ha for ninny nfhnyi nfunycatered
n i catered successfully to the wants wantsiicuitomers wantsiI wantslicuatomers
iI iicuitomers eutomers and this season will willM willN
M 10 exception1M exception exceptionrCity
rCity 1M City > s Market Market i takes i t a full ii iiUnpeople page to to1Ii8people tcto
to Unpeople people of their splendid prepar preparlifor preparfor preparK
K lifor for the Christmas trade They Thoynexcellent
iinexcellent line lineof of candies in holt holtlift hohrift huhgift
lift boxes cigars and tobaccos tobaccosf tob tobaccosalso CCOS CCOSalso
f also call attention to their fruits fruitstrackers fruitsra fruitstrackers
trackers ra kers and fruit pound and andraaln andraalnj rasinr rasin rasinjalao
r jalao j also their new line of Sunshine Sunshine1B SunshineliB Sunshinele
1B le leB B Lowrys large space on page 2 2the 2Jheattention 2the
Jheattention the attention of the Holiday shopthat shop shopI shopthat
I that his offerings of diamonds diamondsKind dial1lol1land diamonds6and
Kind 6and and other high grade jewelry isably a apbly Is Isbly
pbly ably bly the finest on the Eest Coast Coastitockofcut Coastltoek Coaststock
stock itockofcut of cut glass and Christmas Christntnsisles ChristmasEJI
EJI isles ei is attractive f and i should 1 ii iii app appeal appealrose al alwho
rose i who desire to give substantial substantiali
e i St Lucie Drug DrugC Company > mpany have ar aria grid ¬
id ia 1 most attractive display of their theirmas theilas theiras
mas as line including all the lines linesj lin linesMy s
My j 1 carried by drug stores with ai a aitockof alock
i itockof lock of candies in Holiday boxes boxesalsohave buxe111ao boxest
t she alsohave have a line of superior Xmas Xmastheft Xmaajthat Xml19th
jthat th theft t should have your attention attentionI
1 I Fee Stewart Company on pageattention pace pacefor pa e ettcention
attention to a large line of good goodfor goodsIh
Ih for Xmas presents including includingline incl ding dinglIne
L line of fancy china cutlery cutlerygoods cutlergoods cutleryfig
fig goods and small hardware hardwarepresent hardwarepresent hardwarepresent
present a list that should bn a aaldtoth Itaid aaid
aldtoth aid to the
ry Penney Pen our our ur enterprising enterprisingre enterprising enterprisingW terpJiglngfa
W re to men and boys calls the thew theof theof
w of the public to the adapta adaptaof adaphtfthelr
of fthelr their lines for suitable Xmas XmasTheir XmaTheir XmasTheir
Their store iswell is well filled withid with withKlid wit Ii Iiid
Klid id selection that will prove prove7call provtJpphlll proveppimr
pphlll for gift hunters huntersJacksonLuceGlndwln
JacksonLuceGlndwln Company Companycall
call 7 call attention to their stoc stocLl stock stockItmas stuckmas
Ll mas goods in furniture china chinaery chinalery Ii n nlery
lery ery and their line of wagons waconsBelbarrows wa wagonselbarrows onl onlelbarrows
elbarrows for young AmericalIne AmericaHue America AmericaHue
Hue offers a selection of giftsoald gIftsould gifts giftsMid
Mid be useful as well as acceptNesbitt accept acceptfNeabitt acceptI
Nesbitt i Cos Big Store on the thepressnta thef thepressnts
pressnts a showing of 0 f their theirM t theirto lelr
to M offerings on page 10 Theirpecially TheirSpecially Their fheirpeclally
Specially strong in Int toys ys dolls dollsJM dollses dollsea I
JM es in endless variety They Theylk Theye
lk e a a specialty of decorationst decorations decorationst de oratlons oratlonst
t articles in ladies ware wareCity ware warei warei
i i City Clt Pharmacy Pbarmacyanswers answers the theof theof theof
of thousands at the Yu Yuletide YuletideWhat YuletideWhat etide etideWhat
What shall I Give Theirwment Theirmeat Their fheirment
wment ment meat on page 5 calls your at atto attheir atto
to their lines In in n answer answer to this thisqiieation thisqueltion thisqueetlon
qiieation Their line is most mostFlorida mostYI mostRye
Rye RyeFlorida YI YIlrlorida
Florida Photographic concern concernl4 concernintention
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intention nUon to their splendid line
U and photographs for Xmas Xmasfrand Xmasdblr Xmasand
frand and dblr their liqe Hoe of cameras andt and andJJtftoforVXmM an < i iL
JJtftoforVXmM L t f for r i Xm tatta gift for w tor I Il
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absent abLent friend or relative Lhan
porLrult porLrulttI portrr
the tI Iltst not least B g Jeadc J nudon
le local
agent for the
Royal TnIlOl
announces IIn a big ffin if
holiday cut in price 01
8SXinvt StUI suits iractlvo mct s lan and trousers IT68 that BhouTfiat should JHice be at
tlhe The residents re1iderts of Fort Pierce and vi ¬
cinity cml cinity who did not take advantage of
the Irip 1 rip tround Around the World given Tuts 1uc
day evening December 12th by t the
Presbyterian ladies missed a rare fam treat tt tre treand at
and ILpd a splendid opportunity to visit t the
different points of interest intere t in their own ov ovcountry
country and a number of our moat pic pi ¬
turesque foreign rore l n lands in a limited time timeand tUnt tUntal1l1 tin tinand
and at a very vel y low price
THE TilE FiiltRIBUNE TRIBUNE 1R1n NE office was IIS the starting starlin starlinpOint startfipoint
point or union station flying the Amer American AmerIcn Annelean ¬
lean Icn flag and
equipped with every con convenience convelllence co covenfenee ¬
venience of the modern mo ern station of to t ¬
day Here automobiles left every fif fifen 11 ¬
teen en minutes conveying the crowd of oflI1patient
impatient travelers on this picturesque pieturesgttrip
trip in question Stops were made in
four fourcountries countries but America was give givea given givena
a thorough investigation first and the themingling th thm1l12hng tl tlmingling
mingling with celebrities statesrncpoets statesmen statesmenpoets statesmenpoets
poets and the like put you to wondering wonders
Who am I 1 Scarce had you sulve sulvethe solved solvedthe solvedthe
the problem until the lunch room with withsuch withsuch wit witsuch
such dainties as the Americans kno knohow know
how to consume came CUI1I to view and andthen andthen an anthen
then the museums with their hfddetreasures hidden hiddentreasures hiddentreasures
treasures and over all proudly waved wavedthe wavedthe wave wavethe
the Stars and Stripes This was all allrepresented allaepresented a arepresented
represented at the home of Mr and andMrs andMrli an antiers
Mrs C M HortonFrom Horton HortonFrom HortonFrom
From here you were rushed off to toSwitzerland toSwitzerland t tSwitzerland
Switzerland and there amid the blind blinding blindIng blincrig ¬
ing rig snow storm of confetti you ulomplishled ac accomplished accomplished ¬
complished the difficult feat of climb climbing climbIng climtng ¬
ing ng the Alps Grand and beautiful ant antsuch and andsuch andiuch
such a lovely welcome for you from the themaidens themaidens ttl ttlnaidens
maidens in native attire and a cup o olot of ofhot ofhot
hot lot chocolate and wafers to warm you youup youUIJ yo youp
up amid such frozen scenes Cand Candtf Candy Candyof
of tf a fine quality was here on sale saleThis saleThis salehis
This his was carried out in the attic at th thtome the thehome thehome
home tome of Rev and Mrs H W Mc MeCombs McCombs Mctombs
Combs CombsTime Combslime tombsTime
Time was passing qiiicklv sowe so we were werethen werethen wer werhen
then rushed on and landed nest ii iiapan in inJapan InJapan
Japan apan Here the ever busy Japs had hadmany hatmany i imany
many surprises in store for the Ameri Americans Americans Amenians ¬
cans ans Fantastic with fans lanterns and andparasols andparasols ant anttarasols
parasols tarasols was this country with the theproverbal theproverbal th throverbal
proverbal roverbal cup of tea and cakes caKes served servedin serve servein
in 1 their own style free to all and the thedaintiest thedaintiest th thaintiest
daintiest of wares were displayedhis displayed displayedThis dlslJlayedThis
This his was found at the home of Mr and andMrs andMrs ant antirs
Mrs irs A M SampleAnd Sample SampleAnd SampleAnd
And then without time to think you youcontinued youcontinued yotcontinued
continued on page J > age 6LABEL 6 6MABEL 6MABfL
Thepopular The popular Mabel Paige Company Companyof
of f fifteen clever actors will appear at atthe atthe al alto
the to Crystal theatre two nights only onlyMonday onlyMonday onlyonday
Monday onday and Tuesday Dec 18 and 19 19They 19They 19hey
They hey will present on Monday night nightThe IIlghtThe nightshe
The Lost Trail a bright breezy breezyarmy br breezyrely tzy tzyarmy
army rely story and on Tuesday night nightBilly mghtHIIIV nightBilly
Billy the greatest farce f rce comedy ev ever ever evwritten ¬
written writtenThe writtenThe writtenThe
The management of the Crystal Crystalthea Crystaltheatre theae thea
1 r ruompmiy for > over overvo el eltwo
tre e has made repeated efforts o
two vo year to secure the Mabel Pal Paige Paigeompany e eCompany
Company uompmiy iui for Fort run ort Pier Pierce lv lvdates > e and wlllio wllliodates whtluttes
dates ttes have been arranged for during duringprevious duringJ duringevious
seasons the company have luivuturned IH havetrued ve veturned
previous evious
J >
turned trued back from Daytona fearing fearingthat learlllgthat tearingtat
the e would not warrant warrantso
that tat patronage patona
milking the hlJ long lon and andexpensive andcpensive ld lduxpensive
large a
so t
trip down the East Ea t Coast CoastBut Coasttit ot otBut
expensive cpensive trial trialtrip ta trialii JUI JUItlip
they are muking a t
But tit this season sea lon
Itnddog and andusing findu
two popular pop liar plays
trip ii presenting
special scenery And Andlow An AndIw 1 1now
their own
using u dog Fort Fortfierce t tPierce
the people of ul Forterce Fo
low Iw beheoyes
fierce erce and vicinity to rally to their theirsupport thmU theirpport
for the size and class clll I of com companies comtitles om omllIS ¬
support U pport llIS ort that that visit isit Fort Pierce in the I he fu future fuI fure ¬
panies titles
I depends largely upon the support supportthat supportthat supportat
ture Ie Corn Cornpuny CornJ1 ComLily
that at is accorded the Mabel Iiiige lal e
nights nightsTickets IIIghtlTrckets nightsTickets
these two
puny J1 Lily Tickets n on are now on sale at the t IC ICI St StLucie St1CIe
store 35 15 5 50 and 75c 75cRemember 7ocRemember 75eRenieniber
Lucie I ucie Remember Drug the dates dat < December D ember 18 15mid 18IInd 18Id
mid Id 19 Get your tickets early
farce corned cornedwillll comedywill
This mirth producing tonight with the foI foI10winK faIlowing
willll will be presented
of characters charactersMrs chmlIcttrsMrs
lowing caste M Mrs rs l E Rollins RollinsMrs RollinsMrs
Mrs Featherly Miss Edna JohnsMrs Johns JohnsMrs
Mrs DeBootJ MiS Kathleen Smith SmithFannie SmithFannie
Mrs Swandown SwandownMISS Miill hiss LIlie Lilli lrowell lrowellFelix rowel rowelFelix
Fannie W E lylantlel TylanderMajor lylantlelMajor
Felix Featherly C H B Floyd FloydMr Ioyd IoydMa
Major DeBoots Arthur Brown BrownTrap BrownTrap
Ma Ice Brook Lesie1yre Lesie1yreEverybodys Leslie lyre lyreEvervbodys
Trap Friend is a comedy clas classic
Evervbodys presented 1 before English Eng English
sic having been aud audNnces lncei for the thePrast thepast
lish and American grows old oldrhe oldThe
and It never
past 60 years hu humor humor
abounds in spontaneous
The play situations are mirth pro producing producing
mor and the
ducing In the extremeMrs extreme extremeMrs Hardee will entertain entertainthe
Mrs W R acts with several severalvocal severalvocal
the audience between Mrs Hurdeels Hardee is a fa favorlte favorite
vocal selections Pierce audiences 8udlen es who whoalways whoalways
with Fort ort for forthem forthem
vorlte treat is in store
always knoW a she consents to furnish furnishThe appear i iThe
them whenever orchestra will furnish furnishthe
Pomeroy Pomeroythe
The music musicTickets musicTickets
the instrumental on sale sale at athSt atthe
Tickets and Dcti reservations rStorene ° °
the hSt Ticketscie ° StI + ucie cie DrUi Stort
Will he Second to None I IMagnificent For ForMagnificent forMagnificent
Magnificent Train ServiceTHREE Service ServiceTHREE ServiceTHREE
Times of Arrivals in Fort Pierce Quite QuiteSimilar QuiteSimilar Qti QtiSimilar
Similar to Service of Last Winter WinterWill WlnterWill WinterWill
Will Will Enter Key West in January JanuarySolid JanuarySolid JanuarySolid
Solid Pullman trains electric lights lightsthroughout lighted lightedthroughout lightedthrou
throughout throu hout and fitted with every mod modern modern ma maern ¬
ern convenience will make the service serviceover serviceClVIJr servkover
over the Florida East Coast Railway Railwayannounced Rnilwayunnounced Railwr Railwrannounced
announced for the coining winter sea season seatlpn se sesin ¬
son second to none anywhere Three Threepalatial Thrl Thrlpalatial lhrecpulatial
palatial limited trains practically all allsteel allIIteel e esteel
steel cars and two express trains will willmake willmake wi wimake
make up the service as decided upon uponThe upon1he uponThe
The schedule will be effective on Janu January J Juniary I1nu ¬ I Iary
ary 2nd and alldimmecliately immediately upon the com completion comI comIpletion con conpletion ¬
pletion of the extension over the ke3 ke3the keys keysthe keysthe
the great trains will hurtle over sea seaand Reaund se seand
and islands to the city citr of Key West WestMost WestMost WestMost
Most palatial of all 111 will be the Over Oversea Oversea Oveisea ¬
sea Limited which will be a solid Palman Pull Pullman Pullman ¬
man train electric lighted throughout throughoutand throughouand i iand
and with dining service a la cartsthis carte carteThis I
This train will handle a day coach from fromMiami fromMiami trot trotMiami
Miami to Knights Key and a mail car carfrom carfrom ce cefrom
from Jacksonville to Knights Key Ke with witha wit wita
a ship to and from Havana daily ex except except e eept ¬
cept ept Sunday North if e f Jacksonville JacksonvilleMns Jacksonvillhis
this his train will be known as the Net NetYork New NewYork NewYork
York and Florida Special and will be beoperated beoperated b bperated
operated over the Atlantic Coast LincAccording Line LineAccording LineAccordinK
According to the tentative schedule schedulethis schedulethis schedulhis
this train will leave Jacksonville at a
215 15 oclock in the afternoon arriving arrivingat alrlvln alrlvlnat
at it Fort Pierce at 1025 at Miami at atnights 3 3Knights 3Knights
Knights Key at 730 Returning it itwill Itwill i ivill
will leave Kn ghts Key at 7 oclock in inthe Inthe i ihe
the he evening arriving at Miami at 1130It 1130 1130at 1130ut
at It Fort ort Pierce at 420 in the morning morningand morningand morningInd
and will reach Jacksonville at 1 in the theafternoon theafternoon thttfternon
afternoon afternoonThe afternoonThe tfternonThe
The Oversea Limited will be known knownas
as Is No d7 southbound and as No SB SBnorthbound 8 8northbound 8northbound
northbound northboundThe northboundThe
The Palm Beach Limited No 33 33southbound 33southbound 3 3uuthbound
southbound and No 34 north will op operate optJrate oprate ¬
rate between Jacksonville and Miami Miamiand Miamiand Miamnd
and nd will be all Pullman with a la carte cartedinner cartodinner cartsinner
dinner car service service1his This train will stop stoponly stoponly stolmy
only my at important stations but to ac accommodate accommodate acommodate ¬
commodate through throu h passengers it will willstop willlitop wiltop
stop top at destination ot tickets tic1 < ets to let off offpassengers offpassenger of ofassengera
passengers boarding the train at Jack Jacksonville Jacksouville Jackonville ¬
sonville and holding tickets from points pointsnorth pointsnorth pointsorth
north orth of Jacksonville JacksonvilleThis
This train will leave Jacksonville in inthe IIIthe ii iihe
the he morning mornin at 9 oclock Fort Pie Pierce Pierceat rct rctt
at t 500 in inthe the evening and Miami at 930 930Returning 930Returning 9300returning
Returning it will leave Miami at 730 730oclock 730uclock 73 73clock
oclock clock in the morning arriving at atFort atFort atart
Fort art Pierce at 1150 and Jucksonvihict730 Jacksonville Jacksonvilleat
at t730 730 p pm pmThe m mThe mrho
The Seaboard Florida Limited NoD No
99 D south and No 98 north will be a asolid aNolid a ahid
solid hid Pullman train electric lightedlroughout lighted lightedthroughout lightedthroughout
throughout and with a la carte dining diningservice diningservice diningrvicc
service rvicc Through Miami and Knightsey Knights KnightsKey KnightsKuy
Key ey sleepers will be handled south of ofPalm ofPalm ofalm
Palm alm Beach by the Oversea LimitedThis Limited LimitedThis Limitedfhis
This train will wi11leavt leave Jacksonville Jacl < onville at
1215 15 in the afternoon arriving in Fort FortPierce FortPierce Fortlerce
Pierce at 8 805 05 Returning it will leave leaveWest leaveWest leavelest
West Palm Beach at 440 4 40 in the morn morning morning morng ¬
ing g arriving in Fort Pierce at 640 andtcksonville and andJacksonville andJacl
Jacksonville Jacl < sonville at 315 p m mThe mlhe mChle
The Key West Express No 37 southul south southand outhand
and ul 38 north will be made up of bag baggage baggage bagage ¬
gage age mail express day coaches Pullan Pull Pullman Pullman ¬
man an buffet sleepers to and from Jack Jacksonville Jacksonville Jacknville ¬
sonville nville and Palm Beach ench and Pullmantrlor Pullman Pullmanparlor Pullmanparlor
parlor trlor cars CIU between Palm Palm Beach and andKnights andKnights andnights
Knights Key This train will make lo toil local local ¬
cal il stop north of Bast ust Palatka and andsouth andsouth andulth
south ulth of Palm Palm Beach Between Eastulatka East EastPulatku EastPulatka
Pulatku and Palm Beach stops will only onlybu onlybe onlymade
bu made at important stations stationsSouthbound stationsouthbound stationsSouthbound
Southbound this train will leave Jack Jacksonville J Jackutville ack acksonville ¬
sonville utville in the evening evenin at 830 oclock oclockarriving oclockIIrriving oclockriving
arriving riving at Fort Pierce at 555 a am amM m mMiami
Miami M ial11i 1120 11 20 and Knights Key at 420 420Northbound 4 420urthhuund 20 20Northbound
Northbound it will leave Knights Key Keyat Keyat
at 1 oclock in the afternoon arriving arrivingat arrivingMiami
at Miami nt t 6 Fort ort Pierce at 1050 1050anil 1050an1 1050al
anil al in Jacksonville J at 920 9 20 a m mThe 1111he
The Miami Express will be No o 29 2P
southbound and No no noIt
It will be made up of baggage ba gage mailexpress mail mailIXII j jexpress
express IXII S Pullman buff buffduy buffet < parlor car and andIoy andday
day coaches It will make all stops stopsIt
It will leave Jacksonville at 930 in In the thetnlJrning themorning
morning arriving at Fort Pierce at
635 andMiami and Miami at 1155 Returning it itwill Itwililoltvt itwill
will wililoltvt leave Miami at 530 in the morning morn morning morning ¬
ing arriving at Fort Pierce at 1025 1025It 1025It 1025It
It will willleach reach Jacksonville at 740PALM 740 740PALM 740PALM
The following report clipped from fromthe fromtho fromthe
the proceedings of the county commis commissioners comrnis comrnisslonerl commissioners ¬
sioners of Palm Beach county will beof be bei beof
of ° Interest i i to those utliri who are nrn intproatan intproatanin Interested InterestedIn
bridge across the St StLucie StLucie StLucie
the proposed
in read fromGeo from fromGeo fromGeo
Lucie fever River A report was
0 Butler C E regarding the theproposed th thpro theproposed
osed sites for the bridge across thet the the8t theRt
8t proposed pro > Lucie river connecting Palm Beach Beachun Beachand
Rt t
and St Lucie counties The SewallsPoint Sewalls SewallsPoint
un Point site gave gavea a width to the river of
1389 feet t ti the water running to a depthof depth depthof
i of 23 w feet The proposed site west of ofthe ofthe
Ul railroad i ithe bridge bridgebegan at Stuart gave a awidth awidth
the of 13728 feet with a depth of ofwater ofbegan
of 20 fe t These two brid bridaltn bridges bridgesbeian
water began began and en ended in Palm PalmB PThese altn Baach cb county county
The proposed site east of the railrotbridge railroad railroadbridge railroadbridge
bridge gave the rivers width as a 150524 150524feet 150524feet 1505 1505feet
feet with a depth of 17 feet Tho Thonorth Ti Tinorth rhonorth
north end of this bridge would be in St StLucln StLuciA S SLucie
LuciA county The report was accopte accopteand accepted acceptedand acceptedand
and placed on file fileMUNICIPAL fileMUNICIPAL tileMUNICIPAL
Fort Pierce has again put forth goc gocreasons good goodreasons goodreasonR
reasons to the claim of its citizens that thatit thatIt thin thinit
it in the first little city of the land and andand andand nn nnand
and the new reasons make every citizen citizenproud citizenproud citizeproud
proud to call Fort Pierce his home homeThe homcThe homeThe
The bond election was carried by byunanimous a aunanimous aunanimous
unanimous vote votean an event that has hasprobably hasprobnhly ha haprobably
probably never before taken place in inany Inany i iany
any election in America where there therewere therewere then thenwere
were as many as eighty voters qualified qualifiedto qualifeto
to take partThe part partThe part1he
The proposition to bond the city of ofFort ofFort e eFort
Fort Pierce in the sum of 90000 fo fomunicipal for formunicipal formunicipal
municipal improvements met with the theapprobation theapprobation th thapprobation
approbation of the citizens from tit titiassag the thepassage thepassag
passage a of the ordinance by the city citycouncil citycouncil cit citcouncil
council and it was felt certain that tl tlproposition the theproposition thePIoposltion
proposition would carry but no one oneexpected oneexpected on onexpected
expected that the vote would be unan unanimous unanImous unanimous ¬
imous imousThere ImousThere imousThere
There were but eightytwo qualified qualifiedproperty qualifiedproperty qualifiesproperty
property owners to participate in the theelection theelection tin tinelection
election and the active efforts of sev several severnlcltlzens soyeralcitizens ¬
eral ernlcltlzens citizens headed by Mayor Whyte Whytewith Whytewith Whytiwith
with his automobile succeeded in get getting g getting t tting ¬
ting seventysix to the polls When Whenthe Whenthe Whetthe
the polls eloped the vote was canvass canvassed canvassed canvassed ¬
ed and it was found that all had voted votedin voterin
in favor of the issue of bond for all allthree uUthree al althree
three purposes purposes15OOO 15000 for electric electriclights electriclights electrhlights
lights 30000 for forwater water workaand45 works worksand45D00 and 45
000 for sewersThisis sewers sewersThis sewersThis
This Thisis is certainly a high tribute to tothe tothe tc tcthe
the people of Fort Pierce and showthat shows showsthat showsthat
that they stand for every improvement improvementfor
for our city cityand and a city with such citienship citi citizenship citizenship ¬
zenship cannot fail to grow row and pros prosper prosper proser ¬
per er as Fort Pierce is steadily doingSuch doing doingSuch doingSuch i
Such a vote will make our bonds bondseasy bondseasy bondasy
easy asy to sell and they will demand a ahign ahigh i isigh
high premium in the markets marketsIt marketsItiy
It Itiy is now up to the city council tc tctee to tosee tosee
see that no time is lost in providing providingthe
the he city with these improvementswhich improvements improvementswhich improvementswhich
which the citizens have so unanimously unanimouslyvoted unanlmoutllyvoted unanimouslytoted
voted votedSt votedSt totedSt
St Lucie countys officials say that thatthat thatthat thathat
that county is going to construct the thebest thebest thttest
best test good roads roaclssyatem system on the East EastCoast EastCoast Eastoast
Coast oast highway and that it is going to toil tobe tce
be e completed within the il next i twelve twelvemonths twelvenonths i imonths
months Thats the way to talk talkSt talkStAugustine talkSttugustino St StAugustino
Augustine Record RecordReserve RecordReserve RecordReserve
Reserve your seat today at the St StLucie StLucie Stucie
Lucie ucie Drug store for Mabel Paige PaigefLORIDA PaigefLORID PaigeLORIDA
The Florida Citrus Exchange when whenit
it t was first established went into the thebusiness thebusiness theusiness
business with the firm determination to togive togive toive
give ive everybody with whom it dealtither dealt dealtan dealtE
E ther itS a shipper or as a purchaser Rurchaseran
an n absolutely square deal It tookhe took tookthe tookthe
the he receivers in the big auction mar markets markets marets ¬
kets ets a year to find out that in the firstlace first firstplace filstplace
place lace the Exchange meant exactly exactlywhat exaC1tlywhat exactlyghat
what ghat it said when it promised them nil allExchange nilExchange nilIxchange
Exchange samples at auction should be beperfectly beperfectly beerfectly
perfectly free fair samples of the fruitbe fruit fruitto
to be sold and that none of the sam samples Ia stintlea m mpies ¬
pies lea of fruit handled by the Exchangeould Exchange Exchangewould Exchangewould
would ould bu deaconed or r jerryed or orfixed orfixed orfixed
fixed They finally were convinced convincedhowever convincedhowever convincedwever
however wever that the Exchange Exchan e meant it itand Itnnd itid
and id did it and the longer lon er the Exchange Exchangecontinued Exchangecontinued Exchangemtinued
continued doing business buslne s in the auc auctions auctionson aucnnson ¬
tions tionson nnson on that basis the more confidence confidencethe
the to buying trade had than when itught it itbought itboughtExchange
bought boughtExchange ught Exchange fruit it bought fruit fruittrue fruittrue fruitue
true ue to sample and they felt that they theycould theycoultJ theymid
could mid afford affol < to pay more money for fori forfruit foralt
i fruit alt when they were absolutely suretut sure sureI surethllt
I that tut the rest of the car was equal eq ual to toIIU tothe toto
the sample They therefore have havepaid havetid
IIU to UM W j p r rpaid
paid tid are paying and will pay a con considerably considerably conderably ¬
siderably higher price per box for fruitaring fruit fruitbearing fruitbearin
bearing bearin aring the Exchange brand when whenhandled whenhandled whenindied
handled indied through the Exchange agentten agent agentthen a lnt lntthen
then ten they will pay for fruit handled by byother byother byher
other her receivers of similar grade rade
The Lost Trail presented by the theMable theMable theMablo
Mable Paige Company received receiv d applause ap applause lipplause ¬
plause which always characterizes the theThe thoappearance theappearance
appearance of thlll company in Duthan Duthanrhe DuthanThe
The play centers centersyoung aroun around a romantic romanticyoun romanticyoung
young lady Edite Editebroncho Faulkner the theGener theGenerais Gener Generals
ais daughter and Bud LarrablJc a abroncho abroncho
broncho buster who has also lost thetrail the thetrail
trail and the Generals daughter who whois whoIs whois
is none other than Mable Paige helpshim helps helpshim helpshim
him to find it Bud Larrabee is is our old oldfriend oldfraend oldfriend
friend Edward Lawerence he of the thesilvery thesilvOly thesilvery
silvery tresses and genuine enuine wit witThe witThe witThe
The Lost Trail does not as some someimagine someImagine someImagine
imagine deal with the plight of pioneers pioneerslost pioneerslogt pioneerslost
lost in a wilderness but to the con contrary contrary contrary ¬
trary deals with the customary crude crudewesterner crudowesterner crudewesterner
westerner having nothing wanting wantingnothing wantingnot wantingnothing
nothing not hing but a horseand horse and saddle a pack package package I IaKe
of cigarette and a job He has hasui hasall hasall
all age of these possessions ossesslon9 and finallywlns finallywlnsthe finally wins winsthe
ui uithe the General 8 daughter If he didnt didntthe didntthe didntthe
the story would not end like all pret pretty pretty pretty ¬
ty little romances are expected to end endThe endThe endThe
The entire cast is Isgo good d each per perform perform perform ¬
form er handling his part with credit creditTickets crtdltTickets creditTickets
Tickets now now on sale at St LuciaDrug Lucia LucieDrug LuciaDr1i
Drug Co 85 50 and an < 76 cents
MONTIIYMT MONTIIYMTCommissioners MONTHLY MEET MEETCommissioners MEETCommissioners r11
Commissioners Devote Time To ToRoad ToRoad I I II IRoad
Road and Highway Matters MattersROAD MattersROAD
As Soon as Bonds Are Certified by Trust TrustCompany TrustCompany TrustCompany
Company funds Will be Availablefor Available AvailableFor Availablefor
For Road Improvement ImprovementThe
The Honorable Board of County Com Commissioners Commisloner Commissioners ¬
missioners of St Lucie county Flori Florida Florida Floriila ¬
da met in regular session December December +
5 5 1911 Present C H Edwardslairman Edwards Edwardsgle Edwardsc
c lalrman lairman E A Holt A N Ioofna Hoofna51e Ioofnagle
gle D E Austiaand Austin and Peter Raulersonwith Rauleraon Rauleraonwith Ruuleraonwith
with J E Fultz clerk cl rk and J A Al Alderman AlJerman ¬ I Idermat1
derman deputy sheriffMinutes sheriff sheriffMinutes I i iMinutes
Minutes of last regular meeting and andadjourned andadjourned 1 1adjourned
adjourned adjourned meeting held November 14
1911 read nnd approved approvedRoad approvedRoad I IRoad
Road committee report of J JFBell F Bell BellM BellVI r rM
M VI B Smith and H F Bell received receivedrecommending receivedecommending
recommending a public county road as asfollows I jollows Ifollows
follows followsCommencing followsCommencing i iCommencing
Commencing where W here the theonehalf onehalf mile mileline mileme I
line dividing section 21 township 35 35south 35outh If Ifsouth
south range 40 east east and west inersects in intersects ¬ I Itersects
tersects with Fort ort Pierce and White WhiteCity Whitefty 1 I ICity
City fty road thence west 7560 feet to tosoutheast tosutheast toutheast
southeast corner corner of SWJ SW of ofNWl NWi NW Sec Sec0p
20 0p Tp35 fp 35 S R40 E thence south 1320 feethence feet feetthence 1 1thence
thence west 1320 feet to northwest northwestcorner northwestcorner northwestomen
corner of SWJ SW of SWJ SW to section line linedividing linedividing linelividing
dividing sections 19 and 20 township 35 35south 35south J5outh
south range 40 east thence west 2640 2640feet 2640eet J Jfeet
feet eet to onehalf mile line dividing IlIvldlngsec sec section secion ¬ I
tion ion 19 township 35 south range 40 40east 40eatlt 40ast
east ast north and south thence north on ononehalf j
onehalf ne half mile line 2970 feet eet to intersec intersection in interseclon teraec ¬ 3
lon with the Fort Pierce and Fortrum Fort FortDrum j1 j1tlon
Drum rum road said road to be be30 30 feet wide wideand wideand I
and nd on motion is accepted and approved approv approved 1 1 I Ied
ed d and if I f no legal protest is filed file will willnext wille
be e declared a public county read atext at I I Inext
next ext regular meeting of this Board BoardReport BoardReport 1 1RIport
Report of tax collector received showrig show showing showIng ¬
ing rig licenses collected during durln the month monthof monthof
t tty
of f November Nov mber 1911 State 9600 Couny Coun County ¬
ty y 880U automobile automobile licenses 4000 4000polls I IPOIlIl j joils
polls oils 1909 1 11910 1910 9 1911 86Report 86 86Report 86Repurt
Report of clerk for month of Novem November Novemer ¬ i iber
ber er 1911 received rec lved showing amount re reeived re received ¬ I Icelved
ceived for or tax redemptions and nd pur purchases ¬ t thales I Ichases
chases 2335 2335Report 2335Report 1 1Report
Report of treasurer for the month of ofNovember ofNovember ofovember
November 1911 received showing bal balanceson balnceson i
anceson nceson December 1st 1911 as follows followsTotal followsTotal l lTotal j
Total of all 2508950 general fund I t I I316353j
316353 316353j fine forfeiture fund 244148runty 244148 244148county 244148i j jcounty
county school fund 422904 road and andbridge anti antiridge I
bridge fund 474834 building fundN4020 fund 1 1
244020 special road fund 424350 424350subschool 424350subschool
subschool ab school district fund fund382341 382341 specII spec special ¬ 1
ial II road district No 1 948 No No2 2 r
3993 No No3 3 202641 No No4 4 39555o 39555 39555No
No No5 o 5 1098 undivided road 176115 176115Board 176115Board 176115Board
Board adjourned to 130 p in 11 andnvened and andconvened andconvened
convened nvened at said hour All present presentPetition presentPetition I IPetition
Petition of James Paine M S Jones Joneset i ial
et al for straightening strai htening public road roadIndian roadfrom roadum t
from um St Lucie ru runway jway station east to ji jiidian I IIndian
Indian idian river received and on motion the thematter theutter I tarils Iwards I Imatter
matter utter is referred to Commissioner Ed Edwards ¬ I t
wards wardsPetition wardsPetition arils arilsPetition
Petition of J M Morgan D Jnowles J JKnowles JKnowles
il ilrond
for county countyroad countyad
Knowles et al a public
road ad as follows followsBeginning followtUeginnlng followsBeginning
Beginning at Gifford depot and run running running tr trrig
ning rig west along settlement road now nowin nowIn tr truse
in use to southwest corner section 33 33township 33township 33wnship
township 32 south range 39 east re received ref refcelved ¬ w wived
ceived ived and 0 A Morgan E 0 J Walk Walker Walkand ¬
er and Robert Reams are appointed a acommittee acommitttt3 aImmittee
committee to mark view and surveyId survey surveysaid surveysaid
to this Board at atits atits
said Id road and report t tOn
its 3 next regular meeting meetingOn
On motion Commissioner Holt is ap appointed aptinted
pointed tinted a 1 onmmiHnu committee of nf nntt one to look af ofr after ufter ¬ F
ter r Sebastian river bridge with power powerto poweract
to act actOn actOn
On motion S A Griffith aitfilh ia if placed laced on onthe one it itthe
the e pauper list ut 8 per pelmonth pelmonthPetition month monthPetition monthPetition
Petition of John W Davis 0 L LRiles Lles I I IRillg
Riles les ut al for a public road rom along alongright alongright alonght
right ht of If way of Florida East Coast Coastrailway Coastrailway
railway received and filed
of uari uariton
ton and C S Steele St ele recommending a apublic apublic I Ip f fJ1In
public p blic county road as follows Begin Beginning Be Beginntng ln ¬ I
ning J1In at the southeast corner of the theNEi theNE I INEl
NE NEi of section 9 township 35 south southand southand i iIImI
and range aun e 40 east e t t thence south 13 13chains 13chains I Ichains
chains and 48 links to the Fort Drumand Drum Drumand Drumand
and OkcecholTtfe e public road said road roadto roadto I Ito
to be 30 feet wide received and if noprotest no noprotest nl > I Iprotest
protest is filed will be declared a pub public publie ¬ I Ilic
lic lie county road at next regularmeeting regularmeetingof regular meeting meetingof 1 1of
of this Board BoardNo BoardNo I
No N protest being filed against t the establishment es establishment estabhshment ¬ I
tablishment of a public county road as asfollows asfothows I Ifollows
I Ir
follows Beginning at the northeast northeastnorner kl klcorner
corner r rner of SEt SE of section 29 township tow tlhlp
31 south range rangea9 39 east and run south
20 2 0 chains thence then e west 160 chains to torange torange j jlan
range lan e line as per petition the same isdeclared is isdeclared I
declared a public county road and or ordered ordered ¬ I Idered
dered opened openedOn j I IOn
On motion A N Hoofnagle is ap appointed appointed ¬
pointed Inted a committee of one to havebuildings have haveaary havelIding8 I
buildings lIding8 of countypainted whenneces whennecesBoard when neces necessary
aary saryBoard Board adjourned to 8 a m Wednes Wednesday Wednesday ¬ i iday
day December D cembcr 6 and convened at said saidhour saidhour saidhour
hour All present presentThe pr presentThe sent I IThe
I Ibonds
The 20000000 of road and dock dockbonds dockkbonds
bonds were signed sl ned by the chairman andclerk and andclerk I Iclerk
clerk of the Board Board and the seal at attached attached attached ¬
tached in open session session the bonds were weresent werescnt weresent +
sent to the United States Mortgage MortgageTrust MortgageTrust I ITrust
Trust Company of New York City Cityfor Cityfor City Cityfor
for certification with instructions to toreturn toreturn toreturn
return the thesame same to C M Horton of ofcontinued of off
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