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December 30 1905 THE SUN SUNTHE S 8 8I 8TilE 3Tilt
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THE MECCA OF THE TOVRIS1 TOVRIS1Palm
> Palm Beach the Beautiful BeautifulThe The Land of Summer SummerWhere Where Flowers and andSunshine andd andSunshine
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Sunshine Plentifully Abound Abou AboundAuspicously Auspicously Hap This Season Opened V
i Hundreds of readers of THE UE SUN will bo inter interested inhrI interested ¬
I ested in the opening of tho east coast winter wint r season seasonwhich Rensont seasonwhich
t which took place Saturday evening December D cem1mr 23 23when 2Jwhen 23when
when at the dinner hour tho doors of the Hotel HotelBreakers UottlBreakers hotelBreakers
Breakers were hospitably opened wide wideTo wideTo wideTo
To those hundreds of our readers who have vis visited viRitcd ¬
+ 4 ited Palm nlm Beach during its season time this an announcement nni announcement ¬
i nouncement is of more than ordinary import as it itcalls iti itcalls
i calls up visions of beauty grandeur and enjoyment enjoymentas enjo I11mtJ
1 as are to be experienced nowhere else in Florida IloridaPatin FloridaPalm 1lloridnPalm
Palm Beach is the great center at which tho thorepresentative thoreprescntntivo therepresentativo
representative wealth and culture of the land gather gatherduring gntlwrduring gatherduring
during tho winter months Io have been there once oncein Ol1euin oncein
in tho full enjoyment of those pleasures which this thisplace thiRplnco thisplltco
place affords means a second visit followed by b other otherregular othorregular otherregular
regular visits for it is undeniable that Palm 1 > Beach Beachtruly Benchtlllly Beachtruly
truly has an irresistable charm decidedly its own ownAs ownAs ownAs
As usual each year there is some marked inno innovation innovntion lmo lmovution ¬
vation or improvement at Palm Beach for the benefit benefitof
of n tho n p of the two twon
largo hotels tho Hotel HotelRoyal Hoteltoyn1 HotelRoyal
Royal Poinciana and the theHotel theHotel thehotel
Hotel Breakers and this thisseason thiHRPnson thisseltsnn
season is no exception to tothe totho tothe
the rule ruleAt ruleAt ruleI
I At present pl Sent many men are areat nrent areat
at work engaged in the pro process proceAR process ¬
cess of giving additional additionalwidth additionalwielth additionalWidth
width to the bridge across acrossLake acrossLltko acrossLake
Lake Worth By means of ofa
a series of brackets made of ofheavy ofheavy ofheavy
heavy timber which are arefastened 010fRf arefastened
fastened fRf tened to the piers of the thobridge thehritlgo thebridge
bridge the width of the thebridge tlwhridge thebridge
bridge has been widened < l six sixfoot sixflt sixfeet
foot on the south side of the thestructure thestlucture thestructure
structure structureThis stlucturehis structureIbis
This his change will enable enableautomohilists enablenutomobilistR enableautontobilistH
automohilists ample room roomto roomto roomto
to cross the bridge with withtheir withtlwir withtheir
their machines and for forthem forthem forthem
them to pass each other in incrossing incrusHing incrossing
crossing crossingAlong crusHingAlong crossingAlong
Along the fake ako front frontBroadway frontBrondway frontBroadway
Broadway will l he > e widenedand widened widenedand widenoelntul
and ropaved for the benefit benefitof JUnefitof
of the aiitomotnlists and andfor andlfor
for the first time in the his history history history ¬
tory of Palm Beach the themeans thenwnnR thetmuallS
means of conveyance about aboutthe uhouttho aboutthe
the resort will be other otherthan otherthnn otherthan
than by h wheel chair With IViththis Withthis Vitithis
this the first Palm Beach Beachseason BenchfHlROn Beachlseasolt
season to afford the motor motorenthusiasts motorontlmsiasts motorenthusiasts
enthusiasts the opportunity
to speed their machines the therenowned tllCcnowJ1cdgayety therenowned
renowned cnowJ1cdgayety gayety of Palm
jungle trail will present a lively scene with tho thocomfortable thomfrtlhh thecolnfnrtahle
comfortable wheel chairs speeding to and fro wlththeir wlth withtheir wlthtlWil
their fashionablydressed fn hiollnhl dluH ll passengers passengersAt
At the Reach Club all preparations are about com completed comp1tl cotnpletcd ¬
pleted p1tl el for the entertainment of 0 its patrons patronsTho
The music cuisine and attractions at tho Beach BeaohClub 11IhClub Beachhuh
Club huh will this season exceed t + those of tho past lie Thogrounds lhoIou1HIH liegrounds
grounds Iou1HIH surrounding the building are prettilylaid prettilylaidout
out and It IH1 iii attractively nttllwt I ombelished with wi th rare and trop trapiclil tropical tlOphIll ¬
hIll I plants plantsTho plantsImo llllnb llllnbho
Imo ho famous Palm Walk from tho Hotel Royal lloyalPoinciana HO Royalloincituta Il IlPnincintln
Poinciana to the Hotel Breakers never showed to tobetter toIUl11 tobetter
better IUl11 advantage a view of the walk being shown shownin
in this issue Tho tall stately Btllhl palms tare now nowcrowned nowCIOWJwll IlO11crolvne1
crowned with magnificent mngnin ont fronds overlapping each eachother atehlother 1I0hotlWl
other in tropical profusion profUli on while hullo the rows of mint mintsloth mammoth nllmmoth ¬
moth hibiscus bushes are riotous in their gay gar garments gnr1Il1nh garlhnnls ¬
ments of limning dazzling scarlet blooms in many manycases mnnytIlHlH manyarses
cases almost 1t completely eo tpletely hiding tho bright vigorous vigorousgreen vigorousgreen lgOlOUHglnn
green of the beautiful h leaf of tho plant Last week
electric oh otrlo lights and those who worn present prOl ont gave the thohint th thhint thehint
hint of the marry morr scene soon to bo witnessed within withina
a few weeks when tho hotel will bo filled filledTho nihilrho filled1ho
Tho music as usual will bo under tho direction directionof 1ill ction ctionof
of Signor Migllonieo who has already been nt Palm PalmBeaeh PaintBeach nll11ltmoh
Beach for several days his band of fine musicians musiciansto
to arrive n llh today todayREGULARS tHIlyIU to lay layRI
REGULARS IU EN I N EVIDENCE EVIDENCEAmong BVDEN01Among 1 VIlINCIAmong
Among the th well known regulars who registered registeredat 1 1nt
at the opening wore noticed tho twines of Charles 11 HHall 11Ilan
Hall of Now York City 1 D lhlhunutkor K filmmaker of Atlanta Atlantala
On la and W V IX 1 Harkoo of Now Jursoy They came cainoearly cnmotlly cameearly
early tho first to register being Captain Hall whonlwayw who whoalwaytt wh whnlwn
alwaytt nlwn reaches Palm Boach a day or two before open opening uponlng openlug ¬
lug day dll As muul ho is I awaiting tho arrival of tho thonthl1r theother thoother
other members of tho Plnnoohlo Corner several of ofwhom ofwhom ofwham
whom dine 11 now on route to Florida FloridaAiming IIIorlllnAmllJlg FloridaAn1dng
Aiming the other regulars noticed wore Mr and andMrs nllilMrs turdMrs
Mrs Otto of Chicago
on
luster and brilliancy Many lfan lfant
t line and magnificent ma machines mnchines machines
chines will be seen there this season and to ucconi ucconimodato 1CCOIllmollate accouumodato
modato them a commodious garage is now being beingerected beingmmtml
it erected erectedThis erectedThis mmtmlhis
This his large structure will he on the Palm nlm Beach Beachside lJelhRide Ileaclhside
side of Lake Worth and will l ho > o near the grounds groundsof
i of the Beach Club this being a splendid location locationeasily lncntioncmdly
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easily accessible and most convenient The founda foundations foundntinns foundatines ¬
tines will largely be laid in the lake as tho west westend westend Rt Rtmill
end of the garage will extend a hundred feet or more moreinto moreInto moreinto
into Lak Worth The foundations and walls are of ofcoquina ofcoquina
I coquina upon which the superstructure will l he heercctc1 beerected e eerected
erected In every way the arrangements and appoint appointments nppointIntmtR appointments ¬
ments will be such as to accommodate the most fits fastidious flUJQ ¬
Q tidious tastes and the requirements of those whose whosepatronage wI whosepatronage lORe lORepntronage
patronage the garage will enjoy The building willpresent will willpresent willIIre8ent
present a handsome and picturesque appearance appearancewith
with the greater part of its walls arising from tho thowaters thonters thewaters
waters of tho lake lakeThe lakeLhe lakehe
The he electric launch equipment has been increased increasedthis increasedthis
this year and there will be some improveinnts of ofan ofan ofan
an ornamntal character to the Venetian basin into intoand intonncI intoand
and from which the swift easygoing launches glide glidein
in a 1 continuous parade all day long during the sea1 sea season ReaRon ¬
son This life on the water feature of Palm Beach Beachis
is one of its leading delights and pastimes and espe especially OHrecinlly ¬
cially attractive has it been to the very er Wealthyclass wealthy wealthyclass aa1th aa1thclnRR
class of visitors visitorsI visitorsOTIiER
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I OTHER ATTRACTIONS ATTRACTIONSThe
The Casino at the ocean side is pretty in its itsnew it itsnew
J new adornments < and nnl with its it new coat t of > f Colonial Colonialyellow ColoninelJow Colonialyellow
yellow elJow paint with white trimmings trimmingsyi
yi s + The jungle trail has been widened in places now nowside nr nrRide newside
side trails have been established cl4tnhli hed and the trail proJKrJ properhas proper
1 bas been extended In a few weeks from now the thoI tlloI
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INIl JNTKUIOU J rI ln01t VirV 1 II EW UFTIIK UJ Till Ililthe IWHAKKRS IWHAKKRSthe BltI Ahhlt A 1 EH EHthu
the line of incandescent hlCllIlIl cul1ti along this walk was turned turnedon
on at night and the scene presented Jl1l HH1tl was that of a averitable ILwritahle itveritable
veritable fairyland The Australian pino walk also alsoshows nlHoAhowH alsoHhoWH
shows what care and attention will accomplish inthe in inthe illtill
the complete COlli pinto and n JIll perfect pJrfe lt ensemble CIIIUHII hln of landscape liillllAIU po garBening gar gardening gn 1 1dOlling ¬
dOlling deningAt
At the Gun Club grounds and on the golf links linksdevotees IinkRdnvohCH linksdevotees
devotees of those forms of sport and game will find findnow fhulnflw findnew
now and added attractions attractionsHOTEL nttrneUOIIKJlOTJ attractionsIIO1J14
HOTEL JlOTJ r BREAKERS Iiit1 + JAKlJIIH OPENS OPENSFor OP1NSFor
For the opening of the Hotel Breakers nr akorR last Satur Saturday Saturlny Saturday ¬
day preparations pre Itratimhs had been going on in h advance and andthe 111111tho andthe
the hotel presents its irresistable attraction nt of com comfort comfort comfort ¬
fort fort and charm c I rm t to visitors and patrons as they enter enterits enterJti enterits
its hospitable portals Early last Saturday morn morning morning morning ¬
ing the starry banner was raised on ono of tho two twoHag twnIIn twoflag
Hag IIn poles pnl of the two massive towering turrets of ofthe oftho ofthe
the hotel while from rom tho other flag pole olo floated the thowhUo thewhite thewhite
white banner of tho hotel with its The Breakers Breakersin reakerHin
in I n largo red capitals capitalsIn
In the main rotunda the mossgreen carpets had hadbeen Illdhl had1R1n
been hl m laid the white wicker furniture grouped and andtho amitho andthe
tho stately palms and potted plants in their jardi jardinieres jnrdin jar11Beres ¬
nieres n frH placed llllccc1 at attractive vantage points of decor decoration dccorntiou decoration ¬
ation ationPatrons
Patrons of this hotel have been waiting wnithl in this thiscity thidt thiscity
city dt St Augustine f and other points along the east eastcoast oastcoast IHtCO1Kt
coast so that The Breakers is daily filling with withpatrons withpatronR withpatrons
patrons as each train arrives arrivesWhen arriveHVluan arrivesWhen
When dinner was Oft served HCrv 1 last Saturday evening eveningtho eveninRtho evenin eveninthe
tho red and white dining room was brilliant with withraw
raw
with their attractive daughter ¬
tau Mrs Catherine + fanny d11unyIlobart fannyllobart nullY nullY1I0hnrt
llobart and their golden goldenhaired gnhlemhnhcil goltlenhaired
haired and pretty grand granddaughter U grnnhltiaughter 11 III l lIlntlJh ¬
daughter IlntlJh tm They h have I III CUIIIH CUIIIHearly combearly OlllnImrly
early in the 1m season accord according IWnJIlug aecorIhug ¬
lug to their custom and will willremain willrmnlln willronutln
remain until uUI Into spring springMr prillgMr
Mr Young is proprietor of ofTho ofrhu ofthe
the Fair the big depart department dopn de1HL11mint t t1ll0llt ¬
mint store of Chicago Ohlcu o and andtho nllilthu turdthe
the Maey of that city cityCharles ult ult1hn cityUhhurles
Charles < 1hn Im i l Jrngin also alsoWe n alsotune IHu
We early having been at athis nthlH athis
his cottage up the 1111 lake < 0 Mr MrCragin M I ICrngln r rCragiu
Cragin came for lorthu the open opening OJlOIIIlIg openhug ¬
hug of Tho Breakers and andwas nlUlWUH toilwIIH
was joined by Mrs Vaglu Omulllwho Vagluwho rrginWho
who reached Palm Beaeh on ontho 011tho ontime
tho night train They will willentertain willontoltnlu willonttrtmiu
entertain many friends this thisseason thi thiHunHOII thisHeaHOll > >
IIIl1l1f
season as will also a num 1111111bin number JlllmIml ¬
bin of tho other cottagers cottagersMr
Mr and Mrs f Kugeno M r1ONeil MONoil MONoll
ONoil of Pittsburg who whohavo WI woohave let letanvn
have anvn been abroad visitingihullnly visiting visitingmainly vlKlting1IIILlllly
mainly In England J lIgll1jllllLnli and Scot Scotland SeutIUJul ¬
land are at Palm Heaeh Heaehand BtlwhlUll
and lUll I enjoying winter life at atthoir ntthul attheir
their r ocean front f cm t cottage cottagetho ttUII ttUIItho
tho Ocean Viiiw il Mr MrMini h hH r
Mini H tiel Mrs hJ4 Cliaijos Blngham Blnghamof
of Buffalo wero the first itrrivals ar arrivals nlrlvnlH ¬
rivals of u tEie tjlo to winter colony colonyand culotlyluul
and have been In theirocean their theirocean UwhOfJOaJl
ocean front cottage The TheNautilus1 Ill IllNuutlhlH flueNautilus
Nautilus since early No ¬
vember Mrs M 114 Binghams Binghamshealth IUtl Jlhlgl11uushealth hnmH hnmHhUlLlth
health is much improved improvedand
and sho has been semi out outoften Ollturum outoften
often in her wheel chair Mr Blngham will as is
his custom devote much timo to piscatorial p flOutorf1 snorts snortsIt HpurtHIt
It is I hardly likely that tho adjoining cottage cottageTho ottnguThu
tutu Reef 1l nlJJ in which Joo Jefferson lived will bo booccupied heOeellllle1 to toommpll
occupied this season ns K Mrs Jefferson will probablyronutin probably probablyremain prohahlylIunln
remain in Now York City this winter on account accountof
of her youngest son who has entered into business businessthere hUHhwHHt1lOro hIIHIIIPHHthere
there thereTho
Vim other cottagers to arrive are Mr and Mrs MrsFrederick MrHIredrlck 11frsIrederlck
Frederick Robert of Now York City who havo already
been for several weeks at thir cottage Flour dEau d1nuUIi1fINO dEauGETTING c1J n1l n1lH
GETTING H rrINj THE li1 BIO 11 10 HOTEL rJ READY READYOver RBADYv R1 AiY AiYOver
Over v r at tho Hotel Royal Poinciana tho closed closedappearance cloHI1nplUarnncH closedappearance
appearance of this mammoth structure is rather de deceptive dcpUVO dentive ¬
ceptive pUVO to the general observer until ho learns earns that thatwithin thatwithin thatwithin
within this caravansary an army of nutn is at work workbusily wurkhUHlJy workbusily
busily engaged day and night in attending to the thowork thlwurk thework
work of detail incident to to the opening of tho largest largesthotel largeHtlntol largesthat1
hotel in tho world The work of this army of men menis mOI1Iii nheniH
is supplemented suppknu ntcd by that of several hundred women womenwho womonwho womenwhin
who urn under tho direction of tho head housekeeper housekeeperand
and are nr engaged in getting tho various apartments apartmentsand al nrtrncnts nrtrncntsnull
and suites in n complete to readiness readinessSupervising roadlnmJSnpervJKIJlg readinessSupervising
Supervising all tho work is Manager Fred I red W WSterry WSterry V VHwrry
Sterry who arrived at Palm Beach ten days ago in inhis InhlH Inhis
his private rivato car Signet and to whoso remarkable remarkableexecutive romarknhlnoxccutlvc remarkable0xceutive
executive ability and phenomenal management are arcduo areehlo
duo tho great success which Palm Beach enjoys as asa a asa
a 1 wonder winter resort Mr Sterry can bo Been Beenseemingly 8CnHcemlngly seenseemingly
seemingly everywhere over the largo field of oper oporntion operations operations ¬
ations which rCt requires ttlre his attention tW t1 l He SAys thai thatContinued thaii thaiContinued th thO i
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