Business Correspondence (Folder 1 of 2). July 1, 1913- Aug. 30, 1913

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Business Correspondence (Folder 1 of 2). July 1, 1913- Aug. 30, 1913
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Business Correspondence
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Subjects / Keywords:
Everglades (Fla.)
Okeechobee, Lake (Fla.)
Okeelanta (Fla.)

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University of Florida
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CAPITAL $1000000


J. M. COBB,
V.MRES.T- TREASURER
SH E. MYERS
SSEC'Y.. GNEML.MYANAO.R


(INCORPORATED UNDER THE LAWS OFFLORIDA)
EVERGLADES LAND COMPANY TELEPHONE
EVERGLADE LAND SALES CO. RANDOLPH 1773
SALE S OFFICE
'MAJESTIC BUILDING
j :xCHICAGO July 1, 1913.





De,'r Dr. '.ill;


Ho-" are you getting g along with your Okeelanta propos-
ition'?

If *' r will pardon the suggestion, I would.recorn:end
Lb; all menr.. that you er,-plo some first-class en,-in:.oring concern
to 1:.:,' o;t :'o;r improvements and take charge of the installation of
*.:. r indeFepmdlnt reclamation 3-rst.-:U. I think you will find that it
5s --lin- to 1ie necessary for :',o to develop your property in very
,.h tihe s~i 7 ::-.:r that we have handled the Davie -'arm and are now
prep-.iL to irnprov- our Sugar Tract (iRoyal 'Glade Farms). Even
the S tte's :, 'C'~,1O00 bond issue falls far short of the mark, ac-
cord in,- to ; rh expert information that we have received, and while
r'2uch ;.oon ..;.I be accomplished, no doubt, in conti.rmui-' the work,
there '.vill still be the necessity for individual or corporate enter-
prise to e-cr:r.rAnently reclaim any given prol-erty,..

I :. passi. this information along to you for what it.
S ma; be -"^rthP. it is based, of course, upon our own c::-.-rience.

"l1th kind personal regards, I am

Yours very t uly /




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O. H. OLOROYD.
ASSET. ADJUTANT GENDER
516 10TH ST., N. W.


THOSE. H. McKEE,
AL, DEPARTMENT COMMANDER, ASST.
ROOM 227 KELLOGG BUILDING.



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FRANCIS L. MCKENNA,
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July 2d,


1913.


Dr.Thomas E.Will,

Sity.


Dear" Sir:-


I rented the G.A.R.Hall June 22 for

a DeBate on Womans Suffrage,and the gentleman

who negotiated for the hall and promised to

pay the rent,has never done so,and I do not

know his name,therefore I am asking you if

you oan give me the name and address of any

connected with that affair.They told me the

hall was for a patriotic occasion and induced

me to let them have the hall for that occasion

for five dollars instead of the regular price

which is ten.If you can help me with the

address of any one connected with the enter-

taimment,I shall appreciate it.

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Mr. Thomas E. Will,
Md. Ave. and G St.,
Washington, D. C.

Dear Mr. Will:

With reference to your recent favor, beg to adviseA
you that it will be entirely satisfactory to me if we finally de-J
cide to have the printing and mailing done in Washington.

I should object.serj, seriously,however, to having any
circular matter printed and mailed until we shall have finally
determined upon the laguage of the circular and the blanks to
be sent therewith. To illustrate. I did not understand that
our fiscal yar should end in April.;913. On the contrary, I
was of the opinion that we should govern ourselves according
to calendar years, which would keep everything in much better
shape. What is the occasion for splitti the ar up, making
it begin and end in April? It is general y understood among
all those who sent in their first dues that they were paying for
the Year 1912. Now, why not have them pay for the year 1913 and
then collect from them again the Yeat 1914? I see no objection
to this. On the other hand, I see where it is going to cause
considerable confusion by having the year end in April.

Furthermore, there should be sent to each contract
holder two remittancqG ards of different colors, on one of which
the statement should appear that if the contract holder has paid
his dues for the Year 1912, he should now send in another dollar
Sto cover the dues for the Year 1913, accompanying his remittance
by that particular card. Then the other card should bear the
* statement that if the contract holder has never become a member
of the Okeelanta Association, he is to send that card to the
Secretary together with remittance of $2.00 to cover the dues
for the Year 1912 and 1913.

Unless it is distinctly understood and made clear
that the contract holder is to send in whichever card corres-
ponds to the facts of his case and remit accordingly, there is


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going to be no end of confusion at this office, making it prac-
tically impossible for us to handle the accounts at all and I
would not undertake it under any other circumstances.

In brief, it seems to me that these notices that are
to be sent out to the contract holders should to some extent
conform to the method o.Lf-counting that has been adopted by the
officerin charge of the accounts. I shall have to ingIst upon
such a modification of this notice as will conform.to my methods
of accounting or else ask someone el~ se .ha.dle the matter, as
I positively cannot do it under any other circumstances.
Furthermore, I think it might not be a bad idea to have
it understood that want special-xeceipts for their remittances
enclose therewith a stamped, seli-addressed enelope for reply.
This extra item of two or three cents to each contract holder
amounts to nothing to them, but it amounts to a great deal to
the Association if we undertake to bear the total expense.
Furthermore, if these cards of different colors that I refer to
above are written up in the proper form, they could be used as
a reQept and merelyt~amped when they come in and re-mailed to
the sender, or they could be in the form of postl. cards, bear-
ing the address of the sender, and they could be requested to
write their address on the circular card and attach a one-cent
stamp to it and send it in with their remittance, so that it
could be stamped at this office with rubber stamp as a simple
form of receipt and return to them without the loss of any time
at this office or the incurring of any extra expense for extra
postage. These questions of deta-l should all have careful .pn- &p
Ssideration before we plunge ahea "into this matter, otherwise
Swe will simply send out "ou no ces and get no returns.

If I may be permitted to devise the plan of getting
these notices out or to mo;jXy the nojipes according to the
suggestions in this letter, I will getS results. Otherwise, in
my opinion, the returns will hardly justify the loss of time
and money involved in making this effort. Part of my business
is the colle4iion of -mony in small amounts from a great man
people and I am willing to give the Association the benefit
my experience in devising effective methods. Please let me hear
from you as soon as possible as to what you thinkof th plans.
Yours very truly, '

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4 1', THE PALM ..' :ACH FARMS COMPANY
; 809 G STREET NORTHWEST
,.j. WASHINGTON., D C,

", 6July 7, 1913.
PHOf N" MAIN 4260



Dr. Thomas E. Will,

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

'" -"' Iy dear Doc:-

I am no longer associated with Bowen & Weaver, or

anything else, unless my wife will admit it, and expect to leave

,- here tomorrow night for Florida. I will stop off a day in Lake

worth, probably Friday, and go to Lauderdale on Saturday.

I am very anxious to see you before you leave that section.

, May be you drop me a line to Lakeworth, C/o Bryant & Greenwood,

where I can see you.
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With very best wishes, I am,

Yours very truly,


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EVERETT 0. FISK & CO., INCORPORATED
BOSTON, MASS., 2A Park Street CHICAGO ILL 28 E ackson Boulevard PORTLAND. ORE., 316 Journal Building
NEW YORK, N. Y., 156 Fifth Avenue L., 8 o Bu BERKELEY, CAL., 2161 Shattuck Avenue
WASHINGTON, D. C., 1847 U Street d g OS ANGELES, CAL., 343 Douglas Building


Boston'Managers Cable Address, Fiskburt, Boston Officers *
EVERETT 0. FISK Telephone Haymarket 901 EVERETT 0. FPIs, President
WILIAM B. HERRICK HENRY E. CROCKER. Vice-President
WILLAM C. STRONG WILLuAM B. HERRICK, Treasurer
OLIN F. HERRICK 2A Park Street HERBERT F. FISK, Secretary
FREDERIC D. FULLER FREDERIC D. FULLER, Counsel
EVANGELINE HATHAWAY
ANNA G. PEIRCE
MARJORIE P. TNBoston July 8, 1913.
HARRIET S. FISK
LELA A. SMINT






Dear Prof. Will,

Hon. A. E. Hitchoock of-Mitchell, S.D. writes us that a man

is needed for the presidency of the State University of South

Dakota, located at Vermilion. He wants to get a man for as low a

salary as possible for he says the institution is limited in funds.

He does not name the salary that the trustees are willing to pay

but I infer they will pay what they have to to get a satisfactory

man. If you are interested in this position I should be glad to have

you write to Mr. Hitchcock saying that you do so at our suggestion,

stating your qualifications, both as to scholastic equipment and

as for administrative experience. The fact that you have been

president of the State Agricultural College in Kansas very likely

will have significance in your favor.

Sincerely yours,

Everett 0. Fisk & Co.






Aarrg 3b (14apman
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR
Airst gafijnal ?tankh 1uiing
(Greenfielb, 7jxfna

July 8th, 1312..


!.ir. G. C. Bantz,
Dea3r S. t., .;.,
*ashing ton,
D. C.

Dear bir. Bantz:


i received your lettIr and note .
what you say. I 'have at no time conneapla te
-,.iv,,-:.n .n a .. 2 -ey on the eycest land de81.
nile I have not lost any of faith in .
the ulti:-ate value of the Evorglades, yet ~",
\ 1 have not now, nor ever had, a v1
e::;al Lea of te ,"u of ;. rire in
'the excess lands. -:'. ...e comp- given ', 4. i-
he ,~tIss t;nat land as sa s
com nation, then our share: .. would I.
have ,een si:.Ticient for us to taave j e
somethl):i t of it. (At present I vou l
..iv:- .. ....... i ttle for a sce e in it,
if I would rive l.-in il for one.
This being the case, I am nxio us to st
rid QL.the responsibility which we owe to
4000e, op le in th.e m~4ter, and whiich
a< responsibility must be --'et and discharged
as faithfully as though it '.ere worth
:ethn i. IJ doubt if we can ,get free
as Tra tees for some time,' s wUd must welt
the surveys and town-platting. But if we
,can get r .of this oth i- thiin: 'I shall be
Spleas 1 to d so., is i told ChaToion, it
is s+ ti sfactory for m.e to meet. in Chic c ;o,
or0 it is bctisf: toCry f to -e to pcpt
the Del. '; r; dea, if the t ohe kI Lanta
As sosiatineople o "pill a-ct the bTurden.
i do 'not thlin it n is "., a dot a u.
tow,,-"ite as .he.Quarters, for there would
never be mectin: of the cli actorss there.
It better be at.shington if possible.
i do not think that there is much
for me to !write in view of 1" position,
but I am perfectly willin to giv o Qhmpion
a full and fair chance to expr'rs his ideas.
I do not :1ish t pay my o'vn expenses to
Chicmgo, as well as lose~.y time, so would
like it if that feature could be arranged.


Vith very best personal regards to you,
i remain,
Yours truly,

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Southern Florida .i .'order to avoid the harshness and expense
of a Northern winter. Of these thousands Palm Beach County
and Lake Worth must and will receive her share, and YOU can
help. Do not forget that.

We believe Florida is the place to go to, but the
best place of all in Florida, in our opinion, is the Lake
Worth region in Palm Beach County. Here you will find good
people, good land, good water, good transportation and the
most beautiful scenery and climate in this country.

Your future payments will be due monthly on the
date of the CerAficate of Purchase. We will notify you
monthly ten days before said payments are due, and will
mail receipts when your payments are received.

We are glad to have you with us and ask you to
use your best efforts to further the development of the
country, which'we hope one day will be your home.

Yours very truly,





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Southern Florida in order to avoid the harshness and expense
of a Northern winter. Of tiese thousands Palm Beach County
and Lake Worth must cnd will receive her share, and YOU can
help. Do not forget that.

We believe Florida is the place to go to, but the
best place of all in Florida, in our opinion, is the Lake
Worth region in Palm Beach County. Here you will find good
people, good land, good water, good transportation and the
most beautiful scenery and climate in this country.

Your future payments will be due monthly on the
date of the Certificate of Purchase. We will notify you
monthly ten days before said payments are due, and will
mail receipts when your payments are received.

We are glad to have you with us and ask you to
use your best efforts to further the development of the
country, which we hope one day will be your home.

V. Yours very truly,


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July. '
Twelfth, .
.Nineteen Thirteen. ,



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SWWaahirngton,. D. "'5 . ." -

.Iy Dear r. nts:' '' ."'
Hr-!3yin:: to your f;av'r of th-. 6th inIt., I
must ay I r gret ve~'y rauh thtt the .xczutive Coritti e 'tce
of the Okeeianta A3gsoci-tion, tha-t A. 'ctiatior now very soon
to cease it. exi-3teui;e and become the (keel:'nta Cor; uniy,,
still rg);ards it necess r.-.r to send out this call for fo u..
at this tiree' AowEver, I hIav nothln,-: td iay in the ri.atter-
further than to give you ],yr -ers'jnal npinioni :.' ;i'dvice. Of
oours-3 I. do noyt know that it will bi org :rded of any value.
I have alwaNs refrainrd from offar3in iny adrico; to the
executive Co ':..itte of thiis Assooiation in any other siti..ition
than where I felt it affeoted adver of l:r the i thTer!esit~ nd p the
serviOe'of our bu'oy of' trustees.

.nhe situation right here now ian lay opinion is ono
of that kind, .and Ij will outline to you the plan which I have
had in muind to raise the necessary mrony to take ";lr of the
gift l;andi we hold in charGe and a tl-.n which I believe .t the
same tii:e'will %,e productive of very :.u.h mcre S atisfactory re.
turns it the way of funds to the 'ke-l:nta :o:.-..ny noon to be
born than to send out in ad-v.::ce a re-:quot of the naLur al.
ready.prepared -with a hope, of receiving anyth.'in :lik l ~c~ieqate
funds for the u-i-posea.

Or tihr? last oiLht or nine : loljli;th 'I Fiuve hdf i
this lan in :i.in and believe it is a 'r E: effective o~e, ,hen
the trustees ~uave ,ie.1 and r.li'zaad the .keelia~ta Cuoz;ajyy
believe they Ciould send out a co~lunicrt;.on to each c ntr;.ut
holder, advising him of the u of eaCch .h-re 'f :j';ook iu the
~ Okealanta Company .:nd that a si:.re o.c strc f: ecb ont;'.:;t
held by him is to be dolivored to hiiZ upon pa~mennt of 41.00 for
eaoh share delivieced to him. This originn.l payi.co;nt of $1.00 to
over the eix)ensen of the .'r;a:aiz.ai.rton of theo Co:.painy ;ind .0t
pay his duae in the Okes'l .. nt'f. .omn:iny, .which will provide a
fund to asniure the T.i.ment of t4..(J aid other n:ponsae on thu
Compr.ny'i s iandu for a period -of some y-irs.

I have dis'o- -ioe tlil" feature ,ith : '. frnwood,
and he feels that we e re r ol ;.nv; v'itnin our rights in conducting
the distribution of the stock on this plI.:I.


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in the money, as there is so ;ethin& valuable to oiecu.r by
the ~:r.-r.'nt of their dollar per contract. It ..a be ..ued that
the .:-une in:uceinrtnt is before them in the ~;.-:mal for fund
.' the co.ni.ittee has pVlaned to send out, but it is not in a
flat footed i.efinite form of a .roloceltion to .eliver them
something. for their money. ''h arr,,,,;:c!; -.nt- pr:.vide
f'r delivery of thia lac.ny so coninng into the trC-i3ri' of
the *.l-cel anta !Cn) ..-.n:-., and I believe it will be p.;.-oductivei
of thre, doll-rs for every one do' lr tl4.n could e ec ~d
by ?cendin,, out the circul-:' r -lreody pr-ppaored.

As far a, your expejenes are cone-.~rnd," I understand
from Ir.. Greenwood, that he has a conmimunication CLou ''..
Hager':.an and he does not -abbolutely dooline to to be at li~cst
a portion of the expenses of this .ci ting, and I :i.n perf.:ctly
willin if the pl.,:n above is adopted of i;secuin; funda for
the e:pen,-2c 33 Of this organi.::ation to peroon.:13I guarantee
to you that yolu -il be r.i. .ulused for your -?:qenose of your
trip to Chicago, and if you find yourself abhot u. funds to
-ake the trip Aidvise ic, to that -::f'oot and I will attempt to
provide a,.,e for you.

I mn X a ry hopeful that the cont.:ac.' hold: r~ whose
intrLt -ve r ent as trt .oes will not be tamnp ;:"ed with
in the 'va:1.' of ;3tclulrinG a :r. .!nt of one dollar or :in1r other
.amount from temr until we are r.nady to announce that the
delivery of tihe stock is3 to be -,:Ode upon their ai;'...:.t,. 'fX
this oriulin.. circGl,.r, which you say is now bein: ..repared
to go ott, is sent to them it wVill very badly ciip locate the
situation to come to thlemr for an :ALdiitional ayi.nont, which
should be done in the inteeost'of'all.

.X trust you will ive this -atter c i'j'ful cozioideration
and I feel certain, it ia the pl.:i by which h we '.-ill be able to
get in the greatest :aount of money. If you r.jre, with me I
will be very j:.i. to hoar "fr.: you, asuriin m ..h.. you will
"' kise your ef."orts with tho- executive co riittee to hold ,itck the
preparation of the circular they pnl .ncd, because I fool it
0 will be a d.'L.r.ge to ,ur chAi.ceOs to do t .,, a in a ba.ina1,3slike
way.

Assurinc you of y high personal r-gi:rds,

Very truly, yours,


TJC*E


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EVERGLADES FARMING ASSOCIATION.


809 G St., N. W., Washington, D. C.

Telephone M. 4260.



SThe cultivation of the Florida Everglades is no longer a dream
but a reality. A flourishing and enthusiastic Washington colony
is already established and at work on the eighty-dollar land of
the Davie tract, amidst a farming settlement on the South Canal,
west of Lauderdale, where the company is conducting experimental
work of which the colonists get the benefit gratis. Among these
colonists is the representative of the Everglades Farming Asso-
ciation.

The object of this Association is to learn and earn as much as
possible this year, to the end that such Everglades buyers as
desire may hereafter cultivate their own tracts advantageously
or, in their absence, may have their lands successfully culti-
vated for them by others.

The Association has secured, without charge, the use, till Octo-
ber, 1912, of tracts 33 and 34, of Section 27, Township 50 South,
Range 41 East in Dade County, Florida (in the Davie Tract), and
entered into a carefully-drawn contract with Mr. Herman B. Walker,
President of the Everglades Plantation Company, as Manager, to
cultivate this land. Mr. Walker is under bond faithfully to ac-
count for all the Association moneys which pass through his hands.
Work has begun; seed beds are started and are very promising.

Following is a single illustration of possibilities. The world
crop of potatoes is very short, and potato prices are abnormally
high. Mr. F. A. Forbes, until recently a police officer in this
city, is cultivating land almost adjoiningthat of this Asso-
ciation. Some six weeks after planting, he reported potatoes as
large as hen's eggs for which a local hotel offered him one dol-
lar per peck. The Fort Lauderdale Sentinel, of December 29,
, states that Mr. Forbes' average yield will be one hundred.barrels
per acre.

Potatoes are easily and cheaply raised on the Glades, and will be
one of our leading crops.

The Association's work is supported by subscription, each sub-
scriber paying, ordinarily, from $25 to $50. No assessments will
be made, and the subscriber will be liable to no other charges
whatever than the amount of his subscription.


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The division of the products will be as follows: Aside from wear
and tear of equipment the total expense, on this account, for
all, not to exceed $50 all of the funds subscribed by the mem-
bers are to be returned to them before the Manager receives any-
thing. This done, and all other legitimate expenses paid, the
remainder, or "net", will be divided as follows: The Manager will
receive one-third; the entire body of subscribers will receive
two-thirds. .This two-thirds will be divided among the subscribers
PRO RATA; i. e., each subscriber will receive in the ratio that
his subscription bears to the total amount subscribed.

The control of the enterprise is in the hands of the Executive
Committee of the Association. The funds are in charge of its
Treasurer.

Progress reports are made by the Manager semi-monthly, and read at
the meetings of the Everglade Home Builders' Association, on the
second and fourth 'Wednsday of each month, at 809 3., N. W. The
manager's accounts will be audited at the end of the year.

A limited number of subscriptions to this work will still be re-
ceived, payments to be made in cash, or in installments during
January and February.

Any desiring to examine the contract and bond, or obtain further
information, are invited to write, or call at this office.

Those desiring to subscribe will send name, address, and amount
of subscription to


Thos. E. Will,

Chairman Executive Committee,

Everglades Farming Association,

809 G St., N. W., I

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NATIONAL MUNICIPAL LEAGUE
President, WILLIAM DUDLEY FOULKE, Richmond, Ind. Secretary, CLINTON ROGERS WOODRUFF, Philadelphia Treasurer, GEORGE BURNHAM, JR., Philadelphia
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY : 705 NORTH AMERICAN BUILDING, 121 SOUTH BROAD STREET : PHILADELPHIA


L'L/ C July 16,1913


Mr. Thomas E.Will
809 0 St. N..
Washington, D.C.

Dear Sir:

Will you kindly advise me of the present status

of the movement for self government in the District of

Columbia? By so doing, you will greatly oblige

Yours very truly,














Md. Ave. and G Street.
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July 18, 191:5.






;r. S. Bobo Dean, editorr ,

Miami ..-ietropolis,

AKiami, Florida.


lMy dear Lr. Dean:-


Enclosed find the letter of which we spoke.

I called a time or two after returning from tihe

Lake to introduce to you my friend :r. C.B. Hoffmran of :an:as

City whom I came to NiaFzi to I-aeet and show over the Glades. He

is an important man in his section and is a very valuable asset

from the standpoint of Everglades development. He was delighted

with what he saw, has bought eighty acres and is pro .osin,; to

help develop the Okeelanta region. I hope you nay becoe n qc-

quainted with him.


Very sincerely you's,


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Ed. Ave. and'G Street.
xxxyxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


July 18, 1913.




1. r. Z... Austin,

mlinneapolis, T inn.

Dear .:r. Austin':-


On my return frou a two weeks' trip to the .verglhdes

I found your letter of July 5th and now h:.sten to reply.

To me, the date of the ending of our year is not, vital.

Am villino to have it either wvc. The main thin,, is to keep

Bt;Lin. moving.. I awi making a tremendous effort to get things

S started at Okeelanta lhis year -- to the immense advm.tage of

everyone of the 4860 contract holders; and the danger is that
with the time paging as i t is, we will lose another year.

If the calendar year is to saand as the fiscal year,

we are four iiunthe. farther behind than I had asui..ed in calling

for our dues. In that event, the call, should have gone out

SJanu ry first. Delays are likely to lead the contract holders

S 'to feel that the Association is 8f little consequence.

The delay since the writing of the letter on JurW..th h/,O)

ga necessitated the cutting out of the paragraph regarding

State_ isolation on drainage, this now being out of date.

If you want us to send out the letters, please prepare

such receipt blanks etc. as you want and send them along. Also


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verify my suggested corrections to printed copy of Conatitu-
tion.


What funds has the Association now on hand?
SVeer truly yours,


C~'I~YL~I








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July I 1913.




Mr. T.J. Charjpion,

1930 >est 102nd St.,

Chicago, Ill.

My dear Mr. Ciiau:.pion:-


Yours of the 8th ca:e whilee I was again absent in
-.Florida on a two weeks' trip. Am glad you are interested in
O ckeelanta. I found the land hih, dry .nd cultivab.le. A

oeginnintgc.a.. bea.-ade there thiq al, I a:r confident; and

certainly should, be. e.'*rsonally, I am taxing: ~ ~~itreng th

to make thi 3oss8ible.

As to the e:CLa;e, I enclose 'ouj of ny booklets in
Which, especially on ~.:e ,10, you will'find this brought out.

Should you care to handle exchanges as a business proposition,

I will send you an agent's coottact -- ponmission'20;. payable

in land only.

: ; ." I 'have been planning, as 'r. Bahtz understands, to

offer buyers of Okeelanta CoMp;.ny stock land in Section 27 at

absolute. cost, thus grouping people neir the town, and providing

Sthe Company with some fundr3s:to push development. The 3g.nG

delaygIowever, in getting the Company organized, are seriously


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.menacing the possibility of.mry making this offer. State pay.

ments recur frequently and hit hard, and I am forced to.con-

sider other methods than the above, of meeting then and

Developing the town.

A nurIber of weaks ago Dr. 3arr suggested that the

circular letter to the contract holders, as it stood, seemed to

reflect on the Trustees. This was a great surprise to all of

us here including especially icr. Bantz who had studied tje letter

carefully. However, to avoid even the appearance of evil, I

promptly prepared the follo..'i pragraph to go to io the letter:

"The above involves, of course, no reflection on the

Trustees. They have done their best, and done.it well, under

unfavorable circumstances over which they h:ad no control. They

could-not be expected to finance our business with their own

personal funds. It is now for the contract holders to i,v rove

these circumstances and provide the funds:"

This has been approved by the executi-/ Co',:ittee.
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Hoping you will do your best to help us get things

Started at Okeelanta without necessitating the wasting of another

year, I reiiain


Cordially yours,














807 woodward Building.


July 18, 1913.






Sr. William S. Ryan,

666 G Street, p '.1:.,

S Washington, D. C.


iy dear i.ir. Ryan:-


Our Homebuilders meeting will be held at

Chain Bridge Station, Potomac Heights, Hlonday, July 21st,

'next. Dinner at six o'clock. Shall be glad if you can.

oin us.

Cordially yours,













Id. Ave. and G Street.


July 19, 1913.






Ir. V.W. Hel m, i
I'ajestic Bldg.,
Chicago, Ill. .. -

I:y dear LMr. Helm::-

I returned on the 16th frul.i a two weeks' trip; .
to Flori4a. "Mr. Ilyers and I'.. -ack took us out over the
Davie tract, arid we had a profitlale tri-p. we have deep-
ly interested a friend of mine, Ir. C.B. Hoffran, v.ho
ca~e froui California with his wife and is likely to prove
an -Evr:gl..des booster of considerable magnitude.

I appreciate your suggestion regarding help
from an engineering concern in planning improve. Agents at
OkeelaHnta. !:. Ben Johnson of the Lawyer's Building is
now working on such plans for mne. Of course the high
altitude at Okeelanta makes such work le:s imperative than
in a lower country.

You probably know of the work of Governor Jennings
and others which bids fair to provide in the Interior
Department a market for the State's drainage bonds. This
should help immensely.

The .3tate people have not yet sent me a copy of
the Model Dr.Uin:.ge Law for which I wrote long ago. During
the legislative session I "'%ai so crowded with other things
as to be unable to give proper attention to the drainage
legislation on at Tallahassee.

I left Llr. lAyers a letter on the Glades and your
special contribution which may be .of some service.

I still hojl you may see ypuri way clear to 1 ay
out town plates on your tracts and group your farm lands
around them. I believe you will find it a great selling
scheme and I am sure it- will. be worth an inestimable amount
to the buyers.


Cordially yours,
















July 19, 1913.




fr. T.J. Champion,
#1930 i. 13fpdl:;$.,
Chicago, 11.

Dear Mr. C;ia.2pion:-

In ny letter ,o you of yesterday I
mentioned future sales of Okeelanta Ccr-cpanyr stock. .Of
course, the 436C shares with which the Corma-ny will be
organized *:ill ii b~L.f ale. One of the most embar-
rassing things you will discover when you get drwn to
the fine points in connection with the Okealanta Cor.nany
is that it must be org&aised in accordance with the
Trusl eed and that that Trust deed not only makes ab-
solutely no~ogrvision for the fi; gnj; of the Cornany,
but seems practically to bJtok the -;,ay towar -iany financ-
ing of it. The 4860. shares mzust5e handed ojut .to the
S4860 contract holders, and then the Corr.any will be ready
to begin jsiness with ; n empt, treaury, and not a share
of stock to sell.

This embarra3-inJ; situation has
received a lot of study at this end. We believe that
after all the trouble and expense have been incurred in
organi.sin., *the Conpany it should be Loopa.ggI;_lLeing
more than simply to Lo to sleep with a piece .uf 'Lnd in
its i ..
I "e believe that, if the D)irectors
approve, an additional toc1: s3jsue cy.n be arrani4ied. Then
N will come the job of selling .a.stock. The natural buyers
should be found amaon the 4860. j'veti these, in most in-
stances probably, will have to have special ndUcemrents
4, ;..;. .offered .them. Hence I have proposed, when the Coiany is
) organized, to make the unprecedentidL-aLer to their. Jr, ct
I quoted you yesterday. In a word, I -have intended to let /-1"
*i he Directors have a considerable slice of Okeelanta Addition
Island t cot without getting a cent of pTatit out of it my-
eel f, provided it Cvere sold only to buyers who would take
afair-sized installmro ent1Lgck in the Comn;.any. If this
wouldnT' sell the stock, I don't know what would. But, as
I said, a little more delay will make it impossible to make
this offer. -"W"


Cordially yours,


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EVERGLADES FARMING ASSOCIATION.


809 G St., N. W., Washington, D. C.

Telephone M. 4260.



The cultivation of the Fl1oida Everglades is n longer a dream Ig
but a reality. A flourish 4g ai:l enthusiast' Washington colony
is already established and kt work on the ehty-dollar land of
the Davie tract, amidst a farming settle t on the South Canal,
west of Lauderdale, where thecompany I conducting experimental
work of which the colonists get the be fit gratis. Among these
colonists is the representative'.of t Everglades Farming Asso-
ciation. '

The object of this Association i o learn and earn as much as
possible this year, to the end ha such Everglades buyers as
desire may hereafter cultivat their own tracts advantageously
or, in their absence, may h e their hands successfully culti-
-vated for them by others. a

The Association has sec ed, without ch- g, the use, till Octo-
ber, 1912, of tracts 3 and 34, of Secti 27, Township 50 South,
.Range 41 East in Dad eCounty, Florida (inhthe Davie Tract), and
entered into a care flly-drawn contract wi h Mr. Herman B. Walker,
President of the Evrglades Plantation Comp y, as Manager, to
cultivate this la d. Mr. Walker is under bo d faithfully to ac-
count for all thi Association moneys which pa s through his hands.
Work has begun;tseed beds are started and are \ery promising.

Following is single illustration of possibility es. The world
crop of pot toes is very short, and potato prices are abnormally
high. Mr. P. A. Forbes, until recently a police o ficer in this
city, is cultivating land almost adjoining that of this Asso-
ciation. /Some six weeks after planting, he reported potatoes as
large ashen's eggs for which a local hotel offered 1m one dol-
lar per/.peck. The Fort Lauderdale Sentinel, of Decem r 29,
states that Mr. Forbes' average yield-will be one hund d barrels
per aire.,

Pot toes are easily and cheaply raised on the Glades, and ill be
on/of our leading crops.

Tfe Association's work is supported by subscription, each su
scriberr paying, ordinarily, from $25 to $50. No assessments 11
be made, and the subscriber will be liable to no other charges
whatever than the amount of his subscription.


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Mr. T.J. Ch,,,.,uon,
1930 '. 10onl. St.,
Chi;caRC,, Ill.

De~ r ;.r. Ch. .;?.ion":-

X have read and on.idored viery o!ar july your letter
of the 12th init---Lnt ; snd X regret exce-2in .:1y thi.t I find r.ysolf
unable t tt-ke your view of the situation. In the first lace,
,to for.., a ccyr.m.n: is a very simple .-.atter; --no provided the
po'ere i.iven in the Ch"tarter ara bro-., fair uaid Ce aon.; :. the
oo!i'-,.-iy iS equipped in a safe .ariner. Notiin0, that we could do
would irake it any safer, for after the co:; :a'7 has jaii;ised into
the l:inds of its stockholders -nli officers, its sucicsq and .fe.
ty "will depend entirely on iAthe Q, we could do no 14or'e tiLanr 1ny
other stock'lv.d:4 with an oqu:al amouunt of stock could do. If you
think that we c:in do atythin-i aore -.;han be sure that thei powers
given i'e Co.":n.n in the cair-tcr are safe i-and reasonable. I believe
you are mitt.-. :i. ;i.o- the Circular to be sent out by ~ihe ,kee-.
lanta A association a sin;: for dueo was orep.;red in Junie,; nd author-
ized by the oc1itiv3e orluittee. I aI fully in *'...:u'id with the
majority of the o:"'icers of the Associ:ation in this rat'.er for the
,dues are due, a.nd there is no i:-propriety but good buWines to
re"inJ. the me. berc of the Assrociation of that fact.* -'ur-cihr,. I do
not think that the .'ustees ,I:ve .: r-ght to aek :.e,:ers, of the
Ckeel Anta Astociation to pay their dues to the I.anociation. If we
should do :uclh a thin.3 "e-, in y ppinxion, would Vo far i" .:'"nd
our o,-os ani r-)Til?:-ee.. The most wes o'.:id do -.ith propriety
,. ,V Tould be to s cir i:.'. To inc3 -o: orate the Co pany; have
the stock' issued by the Coi1.;lny to the owners ther'o.' as -_.-urided
in the deed c..' "ru.'! -.n t .n .-:r to th." oV :- cUn, r u 1end
the :'ruete-.s ;r th.? 'k el':t c. ti i ..!.0) the stock --ill not
S be snI to .,ou se.or: to % to be av v'ry hi L'l..dd epi.c of
business .-nd could only m' -ke' the s-.ck0.holdcrs ::n;ry. other we
sent thrm the stGok or not their iriatri.st in the (Co'.2 -.ny -.ouyil! not
be ir.p~.ired 1ejeoc.use, ;at then tine the stock is i~rue(d, the names of
.each stockholder and the waount of his stookc will "..- record,.c. in
the books of the co.Lrp-.ri and *-.*.i.l ta-.ish his or her ri.i.ht to his
or hr her slI.e of -ixy p:.-o:.'its or dividends that, 1hi C ..'.yr :.iht

(or uer poioseeiion.















In order to have his or. her shiir of the 'rofits or divi-
dends sent him or her the stockholder ,;\uld note rj'iired to aho'-
.the certificate of slhre or shaaes of -stuck, for the cdLvid'nid or
profit "ou- be A.id to the st..ckjolder of record accordi.nL to the
J ,-:p.iy's bo':', I think .:e -',ill have to ;;t ; away f: the idea
that we have an yt-'.l n to (' t"'ee -eople. "'o claim to give to
,a poraon a things that alr',a."- tlSail.3esra'to tay the least is
a little un.re.3.sona:ole. Ti; L is t"3ir.3, sthe coM ..vy will be
t lcirs. and the ,tooc in the corm -iy tbelons to- theory a provided
in the ".rust deed; ad for us to samy .:end un ;1.00 or we will not
send you lour stook -jould, in .:/ opinion, be a blui.der. I think
that 'll eac'i stockholde.r in the' Okel;,nta Co:'-r.y would have to do
to Let his stock certificate would. be to write the Co:-,:Lany and de-
mand that tile proper evidence of stockholderaship be a.:nt1 hir or
her and the CoT'-.any ":;!ltd have to send such evidence or a': JLnd it
Sand lose if the '-3tokilold ..r w~.;: mad enui to bring suit. A
SConsid.-'riabe modifiic-tion of your -,1.;in has been thought t:" and
t-.l.ked of hlre for -'eeak: 's as a ollQp to the cirulari the Gkeo-
lanta Association is about to -;~el out. The idea is too et "ih;-it
can be '--ot with the ci:rcule aend for thJe "rus teos the.ei to inform
(prin t-.d, l postal. e) each tockhold r ( ,;;i.h would be tfh truth)
that thhe Ce.ni foed t stock will. be issued and nont
them just as soon as the 'Co-n..u has the-jcney to do dthe r:buiness;
and ask tiht the ;,. ,. beb.2 U paid the O'ke la.'. 2.3iJO~i-tion
Swlhich Association .ill turn over to the Com1n.: in; of the roney
.received such ..- -i.r.ts as ay be needed, which C,; .~aWr '.''ill than, if
each "stock':h:.ld.r p-.-y th-e -l.00 dues, have ::u.': 'icient ~cney to
print, record d and :.iail thv. stock to th, om nora, and ... for the
neees7ary clerical help to do it. ';;; that if either the rustaos
or the Com:pany 'was in fun'a3 this re que.t .o.i'd not b.e :..:ido, but in
the absence u f funds the trustees s and theie Comn .~', ar' qui-:aLunable
to procure_ i ste_ and lnece:;.3_;lerioul force to record and mail
the stock tthe o'-ncr:;, an-d or. that roe,-;.on have to ask lth
financi .Awist&.nce'of those directly i" ,+'creatd. y inl the
follow-up a oon:-crva:'tive estimate o~ .i.: value of thir I ids;Id (Gift)
held by the C ji;jl-ny ra;ke the took worth about C2:.00 a ih".re.
This letter of the Trust' :. t to be sent only to t. e do not
respond to the circular and the follow-up will do the business.

'.o,- as to our :rietin, iu.c.,.'f I an surprised at the
attitude o.f the 7.:... in the :.ittur. hO .:;o..L.Uany as bfen so
liberal, so decent and so fair in everytliini, it has done that for
it to rVfuse to do .hat it can to brinL to a s~'Slo' i'ul conclusion
a plan it made for the benefit of the 4,000 people twho bought its
lund is a surprise to fie. The meeting could not cost rore than
$200 and Pr)biiTly les'3 than "150


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Let me thi-:k you for your liberal of er but I do not
feel that I can r.l:..ce .iynself und-r ..netri -ub:.igations to any-
one in this busrines3, and I th1erfore mrustpliP.ine your kindness.
A If the F.:..L. C. ir,:n.y or the Ockeelanta As~r'.ciation should foot ray
-bill I would feel quite fr,c to a ake a;rr.ngeLCnts to. comi -;o Chi-
cafo for I w1ou(ld dearly love to see ..ouA and Ch~ i,,jau; l and ti the
whole tDin o .* ., tio n h J.j t. 0I L' jo I. H ir-r 1a. :.fajly
Sforned 7.1.thou` our nmetin ..nd I sure ir. CI i4.w. ci- .'i. sar-e
way about it.

T-he ori.in.:il cost of forming the Compnmy "iIt .bie ;bout
110, but .:..2.00 rorc will be r-eq_1ired to do busins'.l in .'iori Ida
nd;er the jasDlaware :Ln:rter or the cii;rt-. of any other stte.
Then co'r.os printin, the shouk and stock record books m.Jii record-
', in the st;ckholdrs, .-.y ,~375 more; t-ihn post.. n printing
J and *other books, and r'i.i.. stock, :.bout 5 ..ore; wiuch, toge-
tler; coiaes close to .;1,DOO, and the present ir.wny in th.e .Lk*.elnta
Association hands is about un1-I und-rstand, suff7icient to form
t~" te Co:-..?:ny but not cni':r;-h to do the 4..'intr the C,.::. : y will have
to do afterr it is forn:'.,d, let alone paying 1.i .,-p,.'-'s and -: ex-
penses to Ohi;.ao. I think the CGiraular about to be i-Alt.out
will ay bring into the treasury of the Okeelanta association
enou-l]., n,'iy to meet all i.: ed.ate ne-ds. Sor:..' I can not t:4ke
your view of the situation. *. hIup nothing I have written will
offend you, for I have no such intention.

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: : : : OUR LAND IS READY NOW.


We Have the Five Basic Elements For Success-Soil, Water, Health,
Climate and Transportation. FORMING
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C H SLIFER LAND AND TITLES
S SLIFER GUARANTEED
WRITE FOR
G THE FLORIDA LAND MANARTICULARS


ARCADIA, DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA,
July 19, 1913.


Mr. Thomas E. Will,
Washington, D. C.

Dear Friend:
I was in Washington last Tuesday and
intended to look you up but by phone but was so
occupied in our visit to the Smithsonlan Institute
and the Congressional Library that almost before
we new it our train was due.

I am wondering what success you are having
with your Everglade lands and also wonder it there
would be any prospect of selling you or any of your
friends some of ny tracts at $24 and $15 an acre.
Enclosed you will find a list of vW tracts and if
taken at once I will give you choice of the ten
acre tracts at $240 cash, or $300 on terms and will
give you choice of the 20 acres tracts at 4300 cash,
or $350 on terms. We have good reason to believe
that the courts will decide that the Florida Fruit
Lands Company must put in laterals and so this will
be as valuable land as any other; but some of these
lies near enough to the canals that they are worth
more than double what I as asking. If you are not
interested in this personally you might perhaps
know of some one who might be induced to buy a few.
There are certainly some of your people who would
pay this price who would not pay $60 and $60 an acre.

Trusting I may hear from you soon, I remain

Yours fraternally,


CHS.DSW.
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Mr. Those, E. Will,
Md. and 0 Street,
Washington, D. C.
My dear Mr. WillI
I have been apxiously awaiting your ;eply
to my previous letter and now have your favor of the 18th
inet. before me. I will give 'his matter my lumediate at-
tention and advise you definitely at an *arly date.
Yours very truly,




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July 21, 1913.


Mr. Thos. A. Will,
Md. and G Street,
Washington, D. C.


Dear Sir:

.The amount of Okeelanta Association futnd on band

is $465.43.

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I r. Geo. H. Smith,
West rPalm .each,Fla.

:'y Dear i,:r, Smith,
?1e found-the land at Okeelwanta dry. people
;ereabou i, olaEi w .n begin farnnini th-rs thi f.ll* Ir. iand
'_. 4of"--i ar e enthuiastic. 'ie ha.d a fini : ieting of our
S.ome) Builders here last night, and they are planning now to
st the "work. of setti? i.1int and develo' .:nt there thi all.

S;seanwlhi! ., ,:while we riire are doin, our best to get things
to going a Okeelanta the Atad- k :.t r-i.o :::d j iirupolis
eains unbroken. us opirnon re t.hat t.3ct.ou'blP all
emanates f.ior,: on s ce Anoy:vcy, i t: is ; ::.*;.ace to tne welfare
o0: the 4l, 6 0 -we art exp-cted to help served Can't yo:; t.ake a hand
and help get things loosenoe.? "y own' feeling is that r.A.
should either fish o0ri cu,; i;.;it., .nd b;: quick ;Jbou i L.

Cordially Yours,


SP. .. find c 'n .t *i. p:'iv- rv'y ,n, ;Secti',l n .5o beside Okee-
'I2nt. right away, an a ai reao.on:bl co3t' '-lt .i il -lp material
ivy i in lt,.Ming things.
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FOUNDED OCTOBER 4, 1891


STUDIO HALL,

1219 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NORTHWEST,


WASHINGTON, D. C.


SERVICES AT 11. A. M. SUNDAY


OBJECT:
THE SERVICE OF HUMANITY.

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REV. ALEXANDER KENT
FOUNDER


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FORBES' PIONEER BOAT LINE
CARRIES U. S. MAIL
Leaving Fort Lauderdale every Tuesday, promptly, at 6:00
o'clock a.m., for Lake Okeechobee, Fort Myers, Intermediate
STATIONS, AND ALL GULF POINTS
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Minneapolis, Minn. July 23, 1913.



Mr. Thos. A. Will,

Md. Ave. and G Street,

Washington, D. C.

Dear Sir:

Further replying to your letter of the 18th inst., I

beg to advise you that I have decided to do the printing and

mailing at this end of the line. This will, of course, make

it necessary for me to engage some special clerical help, which

I will do at as reasonable a price as possible, which t think

is entirely proper and fair as I am donating my own time and

office free of charge, and in view of the further fact that if

any goodly number of our people respond, there will be a vast

amount of clerical~.wrk required to properly register and re-

ceipt for all the returns.

Trusting you will find this satisfactory, I am

Yours very truly, / I







SOUIH FLORIDA INVESTMENTS-The Town of LAKE WORTH-PALM BEACH COUNTY


BRYANT & GREENWOOD ; P
1301-1306 Westminster Building, Corer Monroe and Dearborn Streets
HAROLD J. BRYANT TELEPHONE CENTRAL 4764 EASTERN OFFICE
W. F. GREENWOOD 51-533 KIN BALL BUILDING
F. .g BRYANT CHICAGO BOSToN. MASS.
ELMER T. ANDERSON FLORIDA OFFICE
LAKE WORTH

July
Twenty-third,
Nineteen Thirteen.


Mr. Thomas E. Will,
Maryland & G. Sts.,
Washington, D.C.

My Dear Mr. Will:--

SReplying to your favors of the 18th & 19th,
insts., I thank you for the good information contained therein .
v ch to know the good condition of lands
t V ni vo e o ke anta and that there is a'prospect for
making a good start for the town this Fall. *

You may depend upon me to use every effort
for quicktjg rk in the orsi on of the eeLag-
ation, and I have no doubt you have by this ime o'ie ,
with Mr. Bantz, and if you have, you are aware of m views
regarding the organization of the Company and the plan to
secure someq~gney to take care of the expense of organization
and provide a residue for doing something more in the way of
rtina lo d gnment in the Mr. Chapman and I are ready
p go aea wl nis propose on as soon as Mr. Bantz can
meet us here, and Mr. Chapman has suggested that the date
of Augusta.1th, would suit him well as to time and he regards
that early enough for all practical purposes.

Regarding the mattter of the Companyaccepting
laIde at the purchasa-price from the State to couple with
an increase in the capital stock, that is something the tat
will have to discuss fully,with legal advice, when they ge
together. If you have not conferred with Mr. Bantz, hope yo
will do so at your convenience and advise me regarding your
conclusions with him.

With every hopeful wish for the success of 7
y our proposition and your interest in the upbuilding of
(\QkOLjnta,
Very truly your,

TJC*M


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July 24, 1913.






'r. Clin-ton Rogers Woodruff,
705 North American Building,
Philadelphia, Pa.

Dear Sir;:

Replyi:!&tto your recent favor will say that we
who arc working for self-gove:nrnent here are i.iach en-
couraged by the recent appointment by the President of
two Coornnmiioner's who are also known to be strongly .in
favor of self-governraent for the Capital. The Chairman
of the House District Conirlittee, osnssing e.ioreous
powers, is very strongly vih uo, as .a u~>eiiu of the
me!:bers of ais (oT:1,ittec ;.re understood to be.

Congress is *about to enter upon another exten-
eive investigation of Listrict affairs, which cannot fail
to unearth a ma3ss of scandals inev-itably attending our
generation-old autocracy. Rumncr has it that the President
also believes that the :e.ilaiation of Independence, and
the principles of republican government should apply in
t:he Capital of the vorld's greatest reoublio. As yet,
however, we have no definite evidence on this point.

Our League continues its public street rrimetings
which are largely attended and al!uost unanimously in syrm-
pathiy with our principles. If one of the four daily news-
..'ipers of the Capital cotli.d be induced to represent the
people, matters here would move rapidly. As it- is, the
subjects of the District ilrve no voice, and the general
public outside remains largely uninformed as to the astound-
ing conditions existing here; hence our fight is an uphill
one. We should greatly appreciate help fror bodies like
yours.

Very truly yours,





Executive Secretary.


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OBJECT:
THE SERVICE OF HUMANITY.


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BRYANT & GREENWOOD '
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HAROLD J. BRYANT sTLEPHONE CENTRAL 4763 EASTERN OPIloW
WM. OPREENWOOD 531-533 KIMBALL BUILDING
P. E. sBRANT CHICAGO osro.N, nASS.
ELMER T. ANDERSON FLORIDA OFFIC
LAKE WORTH

July
twenty-fourth,
Nineteen Thirteen.


0 Mr. Thomas E. Will,
Maryland Ave. & G. St.,
Washington, D.C.

Dear Mr. Will:--

Sometime ago I received from the Secretary
of the Board of Internal Improvement Fund of Florida,
in reply to a request for information as to when it would
be likely we would be able to locate our lands in Section
33, near the South shore of the Lake, by an official
survey authorized by the State, I was advised that they
have up with you at this time a proposition for the surey )
of you-.lands near Okeelanta and that you were advancing /
the costof this-aurvey to the State. The Secretary added
that if the parties .interested with me would agree to some
such proposition we might be able to get our survey made
about the same time the work was being done forou by
advancing the cost of the work.

Will you kindly advise me, Dr. Will, at your
earliest convenience just what your plans are for the sur-
vey nearzQkeelanta and what the arrangement as to the ex-
pense of this work has been

We are very anxious to have our survey near
the Lake put through by September or October at the latest,
this year, and will you give me your judgment as to the
probability that we will be able to have the work done
by that time.
Thanking you for giving me this information
and with kindest personal regards,


Yours very


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I hia-o rec.ny r-'urned r th .l'oride .velrlades

which 0ir. C,3. ii'ff:an anrd .. can -. ri c fro,= Ca.lif'ornia to

examin( it ie. The;., ;.re great" : pleased, anc I'r. H}off-

-a ;.lanas to aid ne in a .-s.ettlerent -,,d de('.clo-prn :, enter-

prise th :*:(r
Er .i. Hoffirai de sires to know the present addresss of

rofessor- J.7. Calldwell.


Very truly yours,


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.FOUNDED OCTOBER 4. 1891


STUDIO HALL,

1219 CONNECTICUT AVENUE. NORTHWEST,


SERVICES AT 11. A. M. SUNDAYS


OBJECT:
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i;'T. F.A.TOrbe a,
Lauderdale, ia.

Ly Dear :.r, Forbes,
Our Home-3uilders ha:d a gre 4% ~,ntin, on-
day night. '.pre delighted ;at the word I brought thei from
The ..verglad es' Are m-'aking preparations to GTAiT 0"' ..I',i
at ukeolanta this f:ll. -:ext .onday night a; meeting -ill be
held at :my office to) pl,;un fo the building of a hbtel there.
We arire told a Lauderdale uildin,.l and Loan Co. vill advance
funds forus to build on. wonderr if yoa k]now ti.emI, -~ni whether
the], are all r1 ght?

l:y C icago agent is pulling off sales livSly. sent
in two cash sales this mirrning, nd one 7/21. I send deeds
at one To facilitate sending deeds, T7r. -.B.Hoffian, 'who
bought the North Half of the 3.:.'.1/4 of Sec.35,(Larkea copy
enclosed)permits nmeto sell ou-, of it, and give de, e:d- from the
deed the State gave mre, he having no deed as yet. Chicago
man lhas sold for cash, .tract 3 75,76,83 and 84.

Shall be gldif you c-ai ir.:Jce 3so: sa le3 soon. Please wdc
work in -'est half of ,. -.1/4 of Sec. 35. "ould 3e1l 89,90,
95,96,97,98 first, to fuch as did not insist on deeAd Ling ready
now(Tiime buyers especially) and 8b,86,91,92,935,94 to such as do
so insist, especially cash buyers. Latter c:in be interested by
the t2n % disco nt for cash. Chicago m-nthink7s it w-ould b. a
mist.-ke to raisyipric 2 yet, especially till irjprov.-i ents are
going in, sp will keep t e pric- of these tracts at ;4' per acre
fo r the present. If any want the c:.nal tr:.ct~, 3,11 i:th
S. E;. 80-- below 5* and 66 at .75 per acre. -.o deeds there yet,

I ',rote ';r. Lunim, k re agency work while' still in
i iaemi. o reply ss yet froiu him. Hope you and he :ay rk
tog ethet.

Let's make our slogan:
".' R ST.-'HTIG THII(JGC .A OK .: *.!ANTA THI ?,ALL!

Cordially Yours,


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FOUNDED OCTOBER 4, 1891


STUDIO HALL,

1219 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NORTHWEST.


SERVICES AT 11, A. M. SUNDA'"d

OBJECT:
THE SERVICE OF HUMANITY.


WASHINGTON, D. C.


REV. ALEXANDER KENT
FOUNDER


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Md. Ave. and G Street.
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Juiy 26, 1913.







L.r. John Lun:mark,
T. Laerdl, a.

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I hav youur let tr of th'3 24 th insGan ad? oine lso
froi, Captain .orb.s of '.h 2r note t:-at r. 'i.'l
r. .r.es3 ni t tihja ;A,:angemrient w1ill i.niolve no co!.'lict. 1 Se n
r a-n' why .hius iiay a't 'ae jadlou sati3ctori.Ly. I
accept the contract you have yiinced ani;; sent i:e and author-
i.e you to begin operations a..L l once. I am ec.ilcaiosg,
here.ith, cop;... of c nt;.'act '. u ; r y e. Ti1
con cract C(ptain ?orb es has 3 n:id he tter be- rc'turned to iie.

s1ease b .i;n :o ll.ini on tr,.ct3 n9u. .r 91, 92, 93, 94,
86 and 85. I have a deed for ;he .Land in ;.ri .ai thosee
tract' lie and expect snortly to o-oti.In dee for another
ithty, ei lr the ne .iL::.dia, .teAyly south o: oiL.e tihe
canal Eighties.

:y Chicago agent is selling this land rapidl..y. He
has sold for cash tracts 45, 46, 7,77, 78, 3 d 84
I should be especially glad to have you make cas.'i ales
whenever possible. '.mi.-pha-:ize the value of tuhe 10, discount.
I am still selling these lands at 4~-;. an acre. This is
probably iiuch too low, but my Chicago agent advises against
an advice in price. I could advance the canal frontage,
say to ; 75 an.rinn?, while holding the back tracts at $40.
The question is whether you could sell the canal frontage
readily at $75 per acre. I do not want to sell it for less.
If you can, I iay take part of the JSighty I au about to
pay for on the canal.

I am sending you a defzen booklets, and will send more
as needed. Have been wanting to republish the book and at
the same ti me raise the price, but am he;sitatinE on the
mater of price andwould like your ideas.

With best regards to Captain Forbes, I am

Sincerely yours,
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FOUNDED OCTOBER 4, 1891


STUDIO HALL,

1219 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NORTHWEST,


WASHINGTON, D. C.


SERVICES AT 11, A. M. SUNDAY$

OBJECT:
THE SERVICE OF HUMANITY.


REV. ALEXANDER KENT
FOUNDER
















P.S. Am enclosing copy of deed and. abstract for benefit

of any who may want to know vwhtsher I can give de ds. The

abstract is really superfluous since I gEt ith land

direct from the State.

L-y Chica,~ agent has mie send a deed, properly

mad out, to A Bank to oe inspected by the buyer and

delivered where: the buyer supplies t;ie B&ank with myiney

to ;.iy in full for tract. This aolaii works well. Amr

sending{ sich a deedi todf)ay.


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FOUNDED OCTOBER 4, 1891


STUDIO HALL,

1219 CONNECTICUT AVENUE. NORTHWEST,



WASHINGTON, D. C.


SERVICES AT 11. A. M. SUNDAY


OBJECT:
THE SERVICE OF HUMANITY.


REV. ALEXANDER KENT
FOUNDER















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FOUNDED OCTOBER 4, 1891


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1219 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NORTHWEST,



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SERVICES AT 11. A. M. SUNDAYS


OBJECT:
THE SERVICE OF HUMANITY.


REV. ALEXANDER KENT
FOUNDER





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* G. C. Lantz,
and
Mr. T. J. COh m-'ion,

Gentlemen:

i am in receipt today of a letter from:
ir. Bantz, enclosin. a letter from :.r. Champion
to him .and his reply thereto. I had al rca'- .y seen
:,r. Champion'sl letter, and hhd written him re-.i'ding
what he had to s-ey therein.

I a'i of the s.- viQnion nowv, that I was
v.'::e. I wrote :,r. Champion. I hope that noclifference
of opimlions among us, i:ill cause us to become in any
degree les. fri.en ly than we have thus far been.


I told ..r. Champion that w.as perfectly
willing tio meet.__,:c.LCgo and di"suc-s the ma .ter of
the formin- of the cor oration, 6 that 1i wars eT S y | /
to. for_ it as s: sted under the :arylan( ,aw. I
can see no oprticular difference howt it in done.
i also saci tiat-it is r.. t after
the corporation is for- c~ nd a ,," f'cjl. ;o
from esch member, 1.sihould be wi~ine tV s-ay to them
-.. p,for that is tLe onl-y 'vay you'c en ret your / -1 1-
.shares, but also tat I did not believe that we could.
In eue 1oi. isue the they .1 not -ay. But
there shou!l7 be so e ;:ay in ,.hi.ch to make the ov ners
of the company p the expenses of the or ganiztation.
By.t this c an be a. en care of aas r, the Cr f ers AAn,
of the a01. as it can. be .us.. and : an
' reeay to .. to t:Ie the be ., anbd shall. be
Sla wheie.' as trustees. I do
not know that ti'ere i:, mere i'0o1 ont these
matters, for that ans:..er s all of both letters above
referred to.
If we arc to meet, I suggested taht it bo
on the 1] th of uTcrst. If it is to be then, or if
we meec at all, I aWnt "to knrow about a we\vk in dvace
of the time.


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ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR
First 4ational pnunk quilting
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32 NORTH STATE STREBSET
CHICAGO





July 28th,1913.



Dr.Thos .E.ill,

Md.Ave. & C Street,

Washington, D.C.

Dear Lir;--

The correspondence about to go out to the

contract-holders is going to involve MIr.Aufjin in a voluminous

correspondence to answer the many; questions for information

they desire. How while we cannot incur the expense of a

salary for the work, can w'e not authorize tie eyrene of his

clericallielp in this matter? The amount of bookkeeping and

records to be looked after is no small matter; and is a part

of the work he will not have time to do himself. It must incur

the expense of some clerical help, and this expense we should

provide for.

Let me hear what you thlinki of the natter.



Very truly,


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CAPITAL $1000 000


V. W. HELM,
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(INCORPORATED UNDER THE LAWS OFFLORIDA)
EVERGLADES LAND COMPANY TELEPHONE
EVERGLADE LAND SALES CO. RANDOLP

'../ ..SALES OFFICE
'' MAJESTIC BUILDING
CHICA.G O July 30, 1913.









My dear Mr. ill



Glad to have yours of the 19th, summing up your
recent trip to the 'Glades,

Yes, I have noted the progress of the good work
proposed by the Interior Department and sincerely hope that
the plan will work out along the lines suggested.


I have not yet received the letter which you left
with 1 r. Myers, but no doubt it will follow along within the
next few days.

As I believe I wrote you sometime ago, we are re-
serving locations for several townsites in our sugar Tract.
This seems to harmonize with your idea. Also I believe I
told you that we are platting out a town in the Davie Tract.


'ith kind regards, I am


Yours sincerely,


lir. T. E. 111i,
'. aryland Ave. & G St.,
SW'ashir.nton. L. G.


GENERAL OFFICES
I r l4rl11 FLI


S(DENT
B,
T-. TREASURER
YEARS,
SEC'Y. & GEN'I..LMANGER


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July 30, 1013.

5ly Dear Mr. .Champion,
Your of tV'e 24th. is before me.

This survey _Jusiness is another poser. The 6tate is not ready
to att nd to it. .Again, it is not willing to endorse the survey made
by any one else unless it n:.mes the :urveyor, and he surveys a whole
TP. T~e expense of that -,ill be, Ihey estimate, .,1,000 per month, and
will take about 50 days or more. That you advance;later-- some time--
the Otate will rpa.' you. Iten you have done this job for '.he State
you may then go ahead and do ~iour o;vn surveying inside the same Tp. How,
how.do you like that?

Shave not enthuzise yet over thsi proposition. Happily,I
know a more excellent way. T'ne 3.'V.and S.' coxars of Section 35--
44-36 have been set, and ih cornersIangles deot rmrined and furnished
me. Several private surveyor:o of sta;'.ding: want to do my interior
surveying for me, and offe-r reasonable. s terms. iie pr opera county
officer endorses one of these, and say; if ie will follo-, printed
instructions-- very simple-- ie(the Co._offic:r) rill file mi plat
when the survey is finished,. 'ihat looks better to me. Further,my
buyers are under contract to po for the surv'ng.

For tho.30 less fortunate, there is thi:opportunity remaining:
'ihe F.E.L.Co. id under contract And bond to .urv-y our land and town
lots. however, they uo not iaveto do so until the State runs the
Tp. and Sectiun linesv- and there's the rub. However, again--
'he Everglades Sugar and Land Co. is surveying townships for the Otate
with 3tate sanction that it may get its own surveying done some time
before thr"weet Bye and Bye, Thi-Co. gets its monev_, ack without dif-
ficulty-- presum.i:lly out of tax mony.- due the otate. NOW,"what is to
hinder our good friends of the IJ~LCo. doing the aae identical stunt?
As resident Trustee, why not ask them? i ;,:i convinced from t:ilks nu-
merous and long -ith the State people that that is .he onlh-j: in which
we may expect to get our P. jL.1jnd surveyd this side Kingdom Coie.
True, The Land Co. can get out of it by waiting on the "tate,and the
StAe has only to wait on itself-- and there you are. .


l brother ChamLpion, I've hiad nyLil, good and plenty,of thi
business of .Lr.q, on oihy ople in order to get so-e thin; done. f
Sor nearly fou_,_ears we ve been ap -,n- a ?vaLt_ -n ar e; everybody, al- V-4

actually got etot done. :ow I'mr lungingi rihti. :-h -.dltrying to do
things mysel-f" If any one p;sa is --illing to help, I'm mighty glad
to get his hnlp; but if not-- "'ell, life's.tto shortto keep on waiting

-ere, ,for instance, we' r starting a move 'o begin A.jettle-
ment at Okeelantati s.fall, and put up buldin;: and plant crops.

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REV. ALEXANDER KENT
FOUNDER


THE PEOPLE'S CHURCH
FOUNDED OCTOBER 4, 1891

STUDIO HALL,
1219 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NORTHWEST.


WASHINGTON, D. C.



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True, Okeelanta isn't surveyed; and only tire Ormhisoient knows
when it ever will be' But I expect to have land right Cside'it
surveyed, and to d.aUate a sit. vortwo, if neccesary, for building ,
the crowd may need. The Ste p ople utter dismal \;.-ning a as to the
risk atfandant upon getting^in there or anywhere else save behind H-Hm'
dykes, s1hrt of the Uil.enniumn. But I know the altjtgds of the land,
and I know what Callahan has been doing fot four years. -,e know
there won't be ihy Iisasissippflood; and that, at the wor t, we'll lase
* our fir _prop, and -- a bare possibility-- have 'chance to I ed a f ew
weeks in Lauded-le; then wve can go onto ot.- 1 _l a,~ain, and -ai ie a
crop or two ..! sho' the world that Okeelanta id habitable.

If you eel as we do, I shall beglad to iiave you interest
any in--ee-propohition; for, though-- Perish the thought4-I personally
Saiiy some time mcake a littl.-.-.oney out of the dev(r.og.:..nt of tne Qkee-
lant; territory, I can't possibly do it without making i~ini'?y for a
(loLof oth`ula IPecple including thQse who stick ;afely t their little
jobs back at iom.e, Sweet Hiorre.

Cordially Yours,




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THE PEOPLE'S CHURCH
FOUNDED OCTOBER 4, 1891


STUDIO HALL,

1219 CONNECTICUT AVENUE. NORTHWEST,


WASHINGTON, D. C.


SERVICES AT 11. A. M. SUNDAYS


OBJECT:
THE SERVICE OF HUMANITY.


A REV. ALEXANDER KENT
FOUNDER


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July ;'i, 19V5.






., ~iartry ~'. 7Lai~fLr,


1re~w Yorkc City.

My dzH: (.omr~lde Laidlsr:-

In response to a. circular from.r iecrsts;&cy I;c ottl
&xn~ enc~lo in~, h~:c-re:il; ~ tn, a ut !'2. c. n t ':.ilbuti~ ~ cwax'ri ;'ourr
work. I tY-u~l; toilnS1; a~re 3t111~ goryg '`v!l writh. you. You
are ent~itled to IflUFii cr3(ft !"or :~that youl haie3 don! in
building u2 tholi I,;a ~'henev rr yo~i g'cft down into "i~ht-int:-
t~or ai~>in b:~ 'iu1r 3 to lojok ~ne U)~.


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THE PEOPLE'S CHURCH
FOUNDED OCTOBER 4, 1891


STUDIO HALL,

1219 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NORTHWEST,



WASHINGTON, D. C.


SERVICES AT 11, A. M. SUNDAYS


OBJECT:
THE SERVICE OF HUMANITY.


REV. ALEXANDER KENT
FOUNDER


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.Dr. "..A. -3arr,
32 North ....ate Streeoot,
Chicago, ill.

',.y dear D::. .ar r:-

Yours of the 28th at h>and. ersonally, i ai quite
in sy:.)pathy :with the proposal to -La a reasonable Bur. to handle
the necoaary clarical ,'.k of our s/cociation; albeit a \
the necessary co0faL .j :b7 (3. x 'A -'1 a
considerable percentage of its work, clerical. l u'd uther, hias
beuen done (~u L.:. ..3 : ;.i.r.-uil3is wn withoutt Pau.

In thid. co.inoc tion i ;ay sa; that 5ecreta.ry ln, i
on June 26th, wrote roe: "I Yry -:.:ucl absorbed tl :iyY o. l
businf"3aff airs at the present tirmer, and I look forward toward
the extra 'work out the notices you ai: fot.r 'vii cnA:;i L::l,-': uctancO. As
a purely unsalaried position, t' i:1 jiite3 anyth j ij 'h. t I rhve
over boon up 'Lg.in .t. I a:: no in 1a IoiAtion to do the wo k
at the present timc an i iI ami compelled to hav othr people
do it, it will be nece :o ay to make an aup -irqiation to ,:..y them
for it. Under erxistin;: circumr;stnce, I almo3s feel iik: th:lrow-'
in u V_ the j o'l i_ i. .' "

(n June 30th, I r :.i..ed: "As3 for thei taisk of ;o7 no
out i-i-proe3ent c ,aular l better, witith conSvtution, I "ill sa2y
that, inasmuch as wve have a li., loc. o_.: i..atiun here, and
some good -iorkers, we iifl. ,;.''. : c t o -l _' -.i if
you cannT 'find t' necessary "t.i.e."~

Sn July 5 he "ajain wvo',.e: "'7iti .oercne to yur
recent favorr b .: to adviase you t'h.:t, i! --ill be ntirJly .atis- 'f
factory to :- i.f :.v frinal'ly deci. de to have the printi~!.1 d
mailing done in .Vashington."

On July 23,, howcv he wrot: "I beL -o advice you
that I have d..cid.,.o do thl o in and mai':4Li at 4hi Acliid
of the line. '"hizs i oll, of course, r.ake it necessary for mte
to c.Las ;e so" : e s.)<.iil clerical iielp,# tc.

I am the last person to stand for a ni(,cardly policy









THE PEOPLE'S CHURCH
FOUNDED OCTOBER 4, 1891


STUDIO HALL,

1219 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NORTHWEST,


SERVICES AT 11 A. A. M. SUNDAY

OBJECT:
THE SERVICE OF HUMANITY.


WASHINGTON, D. C.


REV. ALEXANDER KENT
FOUNDER


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in the use of our funds. However, I feel very strongly that
the total funds w lr h:ver collected (.090) are afy in compari-
son with what 'e might have collectbid by ;iin- :,.jon in
a systematic, business-like and ,. re. iv. '..

(uur present ec:.'tary- L r asuror, howeYr:r, fro 01\a.s
statements above, and elsewhere, clearly Iia'3 not tlhe time to
rjUgi5Z ti ipues ik. I arn, therefore, writing h- ;:.; -.h- ';:l 3cdi
* letter, '.niLC(n trust may m ect your apr(c;Yval.

I'rs. L cCulou,?h plans to retire soorn froC: G(ov'3. n:ent
service. I; f ive. the ocretarx-L.. io I -Ir sture shoe would
out into it a spirit, and 2 d'T eg that would be
worth. ..i '';to our LacC.ition. since e lir. Ausin cannot
handle th, dutic- of ot ~Secrta.' an. d .rrasur r, .I hink it
would be vise for' us to a3k ..r':cCulloU(h_ to a:S.u;ie thei
Secrqj,'ial xk. i should b- i'lad to have your Jud!e;rnnt on
this lat ter.

:incerely youre,


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THE PEOPLE'S CHURCH
FOUNDED OCTOBER 4, 1891

STUDIO HALL,

1219 CONNECTICUT AVENUE. NORTHWEST,


WASHINGTON, D. C.


SERVICES AT 11, A. M. SUNDAYS

OBJECT:
THE SERVICE OF HUMANITY.


EV. ALEXANDER KENT
FOUNDER


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''d. Ave. and G Street.
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July 31, 1913.




Mr. 3.". Austin,
Plymnouth u.iidi i.;g,
i1.', 0a..oli s, 1inn.

MLy dear Yr. Austin:-

At a recent ofee!ti.n, of a number of our ,ve:, ldes
people, LIrs. :;.te 1. Foote i.'-or.- i us of the ...,cCiD. t from
you oi an advance cor of the forthcor.-.nj circular letter,
and also of an individual letter? statin-;: "I believe it is
undu.stood that, inasiriuc: 1 as we atr all serving wJithout ,:.'.,
I shall confine :~y activitieA s :nd r vices in thI iat ter to
the k*j .i, of ac.uns uan funds, Ica-r..n "ts ,11 :- --:. ttrsa
wit u.i.-_.M ;.'L., Indeed, tou ld not h;.TCe ti'ne to do
other '.ize.

"y tli.:, und n ., !hn.iile ,:ou 0 ar -D ;i;:- ed
to continue to ha.ile your :)--:s'nt duties a "rer of the
Okeelanta Asaoc.atiorn, you cannot co .:iand the tf.ie to care ior
the nu.I:i:ou;s and varied duties of -.. *c ar7. If this is 7our
feelingL, would it not be "ell for you to coCrafunidtfato the 'fact
to the :;..-.uti. ittee, that th : ', .:k ;:.. i~ .* 1i -
visin for the .-.r i: r l.uties -".ich, if the Asociation
7.': n-, as we A.11e it ill, aro certain to become more rathr
than less arduo s'i

iop in fotr a r-oinpt -nd full .,ore to the .p
for dues, I raa.min

V 7 cy t-rtly ;/ ours,









THE PEOPLE'S CHURCH
FOUNDED OCTOBER 4, 1891


STUDIO HALL,

1219 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NORTHWEST,



WASHINGTON, D. C.


SERVICES AT 11. A. M SUNDAio,


OBJECT:
THE SERVICE OF HUMANITY.


REV. ALEXANDER KENT
FOUNDER


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July 31, 1913.




Mr. George H. Smith, President,
Okel-lalnta Association,
"test Palm Beach, 7la. N/ "
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`y dear I1:r. S&lith:-

Enclosed find copies of letters of this date to
iessrs. Austin and Bfarr respectively. I trust these may
contend themselves to y-u, and that you' may aid in bring-
ing about the results si;ug;'ested. It is irmerative, if our
Association is ever to amount to t.-.s.tning, that so.ine
shall as.-unme the Sedretari .. duties who can gi ._time to i
themr and enter into the rera~ipirit of the -.ork. If we let j
this opportunity pass, it 'vy i.ean the Loa of the Asociatiorn1
and I have worked too hard for it Lind fesl1 toOstrong .j ~.
responsibility ,i an officer, and the possibilities of the
organization to si t quietly and watch it die.

Th' orgtin.zation of tle 2omtany is still beintl
delayed. fr. C l.arpion is set upon a Trustee' meeting, and
no find for such a rr 'eting h;av,, 3;s yet, been proviCed.
There is hope, h'iowevr, that the Y.E.L. C.j irany ill finance
the meeting. If not, ,nd L.r. Clufapion still stands out gain:t
organization on the plans worked out two or thre2 r-ontihs ago
which nmake a Trustee's mgeting purely..Dnnecessary, it is hard
to discover a solution.

"earl nile, :verlades ljereot here is live and vital.
We expect Lo \irv' Section 35, adjoining the townsite on the
South, withouL-t-Lempting the survey of the whole to'vnsite, or
waiting on the State, the :land companies or anybody else.
Further, a move has started to build a- h.l there, and make
a begirlinn, tli.,-fall. An overflow se:'ns unlikely; ;nd, should
4 it come, we do n:,t believe the results would be serious on tiat
high ground.

| Sincerely yours,
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THE PEOPLE'S CHURCH
FOUNDED OCTOBER 4, 1891


STUDIO HALL,

1219 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NORTHWEST,


WASHINGTON, D. C.


SERVICES AT 11, A. M. SUNDAif

OBJECT:
THE SERVICE OF HUMANITY.

aNPIN


REV. ALEXANDER KENT
FOUNDER






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.;d. Ave. and G .'treet.



July 31, 1913.




r. John Lunmark,

Lauderdale, Fla.


T,:; dear L.r. Luwirarzk;-


I wrote you the 26th sender!; contract ;5nd booklets.

I write now to say that money i, coriini in lively for the

survey of Section 35, and a iove is on to build a hotel

beside Okeelanta and the canal, in 35, thiC fall. we are

hoping to get settlement -nd development ,'ork under way there

this year. These facts should interest prospective buyers.

ky Chicago agentsia Iur'..i., in lots of busi- ness. within

the last few weiBeks, ne iand I together havy sold 135 icres for

cash, besides a .oo0. deal more on the time plan. I should be

glad to have you start things as soon as possible.

r. C ., Hoff.'ian, whom you i;et on the boat with me, is

interested wi tih me in settling and developing Okceelanta. Eis

address is 142 Eleventh St., liiarai. You will find hir an

admirable man to keep i.n touch wiith.

'7ire me of your first sale at my -r',ense. '-ke cash sales

wherever possible, emphasizing the 10 ; discount.

Sincerely yours,










THE PEOPLE'S CHURCH
FOUNDED OCTOBER 4, 1891


STUDIO HALL,

1219 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NORTHWEST,


WASHINGTON, D. C.


SERVICES AT 11. A. M. SUNDAYSp

OBJECT:
THE SERVICE OF HUMANITY.

.999019)


REV. ALEXANDER KENT
FOUNDER

















x/4(////(y Y., 7/// Aug. 1, 1913.



Mr. Thos. E. Will,
Md. Ave. and G Street,
Washington, D. 0.
Dear Sir:
Herewith I am enclosing you statement of receipts,
disbursements, and amount on hand as of July 1, 1913. This
shows a total balance of $467.79, the amount we were possess-
ed of before we began incurring expenses for this second no-
tioe. I am also enclosing you herewith statement of exp ses
in connection with the second notice.
Yours very truly, f l










OENLANTA ASSOCIATION -


Finanoial Statement to July 1, 1913.


RE ZFTS:

By Dues received to Date.................... ......... .$890.00
DISBURSEBMETS:

Misoellaneous Disbursements prior
to January 1 191................ 179.76
Subsequent Postage.................. 1.00
Taxes on Common Lands............... 4145
Total Disbursements,..................................t 4881
BALANCE............................. .*.. . ........$467.79

Qonsisting of:

Cash in Bank.........463.43
Oaab in Office...... 4.36

TOTAL........................................467.79
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-STATEMENT-

Expenses incurred in oonneotion with sending Notioes of 1913 Dues.


Postage...... . .. ...... ......
Printing Circulars...............
Large Envelopes.................
Return Addressed Envelopes.......
Clerical Services................


80.00
35.00
13.75
6.75
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Mr. Thos. E. Will,

Md. Ave. and G St.,
Washington, D. C.

Dear Mr. Will:
I am enclosing you herewith copy of circular

this day mailed to all contract holders. This has been one

bigab of work. On account of the way the list was printed,

envelopes had to be addressed to the owner of each contract,

or to 4,800 persons. It was then necessary to sort over all

these envelopes so addressed, for the purpose of extracting

duplicates. Then there was the enclosing, sealing, stamping,

mailing, etc., that entailed a great deal of work. I will

send you in a day or two the totia expense of printing and

mailing these communications, including cost of postage, and

at the same time will endeavor to send you a financial state-

ment up to date.

9 Let me know what you think of the form in which we

issued the circular.
With best personal regards, I beg to remain
Yours very truly, \ f t/






SOUTH FLORIDA INVESTMENTS-The Town of LAKE WORTH-PALM BEACH COUNTY


HAROLD J. BRYANT
WM. P. GREENWOOD
F. E. BRYANT
ELMER T. ANDERSON


BRYANT & GREENWOOD
1301-1306 Westminster Building, Comer Monroe and Dearborn Streets
TELEPONv C ETRAL 4764
CHICAGO


EASTERN OPFICU
531-588 KIMBALL BUILDING
BOSTON, MASS.
PLORIDA OFFICE
LAKE WORTH


August
First,
Nineteen Thirteen.


Mr. G. C. Bantz,
#1628 S.St.,N.W.,
Washington, D.C.

Dear Mr. Bantz:--


been
hear
tell


Reply to your letter of the 19th ult. has
delayed until this time with the hope that I would
from Mr. Hagegran and have something of interest to
you on various topics, including the survey matter.


Have written the F.E.L.Co. requesting that
they inform us what we may expect in the way of survey
work and outlining to them the offer of the State Engineer
to do special work if the cost of it is advanced by the
parties desiring the survey.

I understand the delay in reply has been
occasioned by the absence of Mr. Hagerman in New Mexico,
but that he will likely be heard from soon or possibly
be here in Chicago.

I have given the contents of your letter
very thoughtful attention, Mr. Bantz, and I am still
firmly fixed in the belief that the plan I have outlined o
fto you6 wl pduce dyhi n trabe te money that you
" will be able to get by the one you outlined and that it may
%be modified to suit you and Mr. Chapman in every particular.


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That the plan I have outlined to you is likely
to be wellreceived by most of the nntra.ct holders Was
reflected by the action of the members of the South Florida
& Everglades Land Owner A ociation here last night. I
had been called before them to explain the condition of
their Florida investments, as far as I knew, which I did
with stereopticon yiews and later was called upon to ex-
plain what had been or was to be done with t'.V*e *
It la as Secretary Austin had referred Mr. Ma
present of that Association, to me for in on. This
gave opportunity to test the sentiment of many Florida
Everglades land owners in a body as to how they would re-
ceieve a Qc.1 such as I have outlined to you. There were
close to one hbunded present and fortyvjix of these argge
to a call of all Florida Everglades owners who had boWt
from the Florida Everglades Land Company to rise. The
plan as outlined to you was then explained to them, and a


























(1) 'looking the Ok*Assn. Daes Call .wd leave the Trust-
ees with* organisatne fundsand gibe them the erruse to
DEMAND THE DOLLAR CHARGE FOR A SHARE OF STOCK. This is
what Barrafter being duly coaoged by Champion or Austin,
or both,had called the ULTIMATUM'. It is what Austi4 was
absolutely set onthat his shake-out' poiley might be in-
auguratede To accomplish this end,he also fought the 2d.
Dues Call;andthen messed it upand spent its funds unneces-
sarily,by hiring help,which D.0o offered to furnish,gratis
and making the cost of the oall higher then necessary in other
a~ ways.( TEW's letter to bmith.ei4^4 At ) o 7.~

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Mr. G. C. Bantw


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I Thanking you for the kind sentiment conveyed in
the closing portion of your letter, and with every hope
that everything is going well with you in your personal
affairs,
af K -r .4 .Yours very tru ,
TJC"M /
A.


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vote as an endorsement to thatplan as the proper one and
likely to bring in the most money, found every man an wnman/ .
stand in.g. ite-favor and was declar.- 11umaimous. There
were owners there with five or more contracts and they
as freely expressed themselves later as seeing the equity
of the call for them for five or mnrye dollar, if they were \
to have fivetjmes the interest in the property of the
Company. That is the only gane and businesslike view
to take of it Mr. Bantz and one that is fully justified
and the only one that will get from the large owner of
stock his proportionate share of the expenses. We are I
-0o need a fund to d,. thinnfs Jfany. It is to be a
nQni abla e Company, andb will be the ~,l, nhrJ e
to put it on its feet -right and no reasonable man will be
found objecting to a plan that treats every one fairly
and squarely. Further, I think Iwhie the oCmwany n- n
a. 4 it will be perfect y-) Ous
a sle9nhar .-stock owned by a man who has de-
clined o pay is proportion of the expenses and carrying
charges of the land his pr~a rga rrti-on of the same er-
his One Do.lar, if need be, the same to be wA hhagd from
any ,ZJen1 acruing to that stockholder when the lands
have become productive or when they may be orderae.aold
and the prooeeas divided among.ata.1gholders. I am confident
anyjudge would uphold the justice and equity of such action.
I am still very hopeful that the matter of securing
he necessary money will not be complinata' d v tJlwn x three
and I believe and many others believe who have
scussed the matter with me, that more money will be
secured by the one call made in a definite way, and with
less expense for making the call, as it can be made along
with the necessary announcement of the trustees, than by
touchingup the contrary holders by tooMmany communications
of one kind and another dealing with the proposition from
too many angles.

Of course t can only suggest to the Executive
Committee of the Okeelanta Association, but I wish here
and now to again enter my rratet against and dias8~E val M
of Aealin a to the contract h of the Everglades Land
Company for uns L e 'trustees have met and discussed
the necessary features of this organization, and this lettexi!
will stand as a record of my-- itnin-In- matter ftAJ-


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Ed. Ave. and G Street.



August 2, 1913.



Mrs. Laura V. TcCullough,
531 Eighth St., K3. 1.,
.:ashi .u.ton, D.C.

Dear ?r9. J:cCullouhi:-

Inclosed find copj of letter of even date to

Hir. Austin, copies of vdwich I iij s .:LLig other

erembers of executivee Coam ;ittee.

howv a ~rman above tite rank of a seven hundred

dollar clerk could n-dce so imajiy bad breaks in one

little letter already -prepared fur hin as our

Secretary made in this requires su. :e explanation.

Cordially yours,













M. L. BOWEN & CO.,
GENERAL AGENTS
PHONE M~AIN 4260


FLORIDA) EVEI RILADES AN)DS
S09 G STREET NORTHWEST
VWASHIN(GT'ON, 1. C.


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Stambalir Eanhb Tompalny














Vd. Ave. and G Street.


August 2, 1913.





The Delaw-Aare Trust Comnp.-ny,
.'ilmington, Del.i-vare.

Gentlemen:-

The delay I apprehended is on, one Trustee insisting
on a meeting; in Chiicago for viiich a.re: -.L,,eents have not
yet been found possible.

;eanw:iile, Trustee Bantz and I are endeavoring to sim-
plify matters when a :eetinr cones. ,il you 'ind1r turn
to page 42 of ite Pointers ;nud tell .e -:uhat goes into the
blank iii Ithi line the "L. ioreras, it h~i: -s bn agreed"
etc.?

Again, on pages 18,- 25, and 41, reference is iade to
registration. .ill jou kind, t:.ll :e whAti these .everal
registrations involve, and what i,%Lxenie, if iny, will
ace oitray ousyem?
Veryv truly yours,


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(1Ham:bera wanb oamtupany
FLORIDA EVIlCILADIEl- L%-ANI)S
809 G STREI r NORTH WEST
r. L. BOWEN & CO., WASHIN( VON, 1). C.
GENERAL AGENT
PHONE MAIN 4260


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ion. 1ctih rnloe wit W1 r Ii
v. d.., ._ i,5 tAu ~ i n:-,
1 am: thic .'., 1i receipt o:f the circ'ular I't.tor callin



for ues, All l.lt;.t nvin. ::ece.nted a d..lic0 te. ndr:, .uned
fin. tv?? 1a 'rs c.v in,;.. f.. :ea or 19:1.,.






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off cn cent':n r.' ,- inolvig ;:fJ l toss to 47,O A ssociat ion
Tf itt ci-' ; -r .. uveen 40 ti:nd . .of ich r:a d,





..'', otre e losu tee, arated tuotne cortact nold-
ers, no also : t; .ir:r. ct co .. o tch C' .i.: l u ln .n' ., ti .





Cot'k lanta m.i o1- .i on,, .. tted aev o d e .o f i n ,.u, ood tho it
cant c'.. oIigi t'.; he 4, 0 c..un i rpei1 C: t hoi4 d;::;l ; b.,y ;i): C :retar ~-








rold urers a.Ud t .u 1A :' i te :r b st.ie t~ a i thad
a.uco a list in y" ofi:'e O ev L y. e .s. 5,:.J'2 ner U4t V oitd mean the wo-.-k of fn officOCoy for
abiot nca at io t the lttern hrf otr not..
..of one cnt ... living ;a loss to ,th( isaociationl




rof e)'nv "lo:- i1; 't:ve n .40 upe d d... ...e.' iou t ,ro cO.nt
;u:..ie on .a prin ed c.irou~le: 1i as uiinnece'sar^/ *''n; on a
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uor:'n,- pro- 1.. r v, th e anvlon'k or o.o nat tI:.o too th t
holders, rnd uos it d ;ula'.;d n their 'the S. .L. ipad

osu a correct in y offi e C.for ievroal yea iir. c .,un of
a5,do:ptd byn nS oL ooutivde Ma...n Lte w. ontains at thie bo foe
ab..out a d". ,ed ats a c of itsnot ,r ;han .;-. :0. tad,
etn envrlope have "been FpecIaL:.1;;.. .iddre.-'T?.; 1 .3 a ty !**.,i t o.r S



Co. uirin.; pro-' .nr Fiv dy' o your orf June a23 1t .aidhr
.lsinc:. t-he o nlyo d ay. I' .o nd-er wietheruo the..L. Company
**.vere asked to do the ".**ork, for p-;.*, .And j-r;fiu ed.

3. ,Cost itutinJ]: ':otion I calia for ue sand ine out
of a correct~ Cn' of the Co.i aUtlion. The ci.rcuil.air, letter,
adopted 'tyj <-&:ocutive Co.... .L *:*, contains at the close
p. 7.*nlr.-q;r."ch 6,. the Btatem:snt, .I c.lJiaed in a <;o my of ite
Con8 ,tion." In ny l.'et;er to you of June 23 I .aid,
"Sinc theo only .copies of the C ns'.itution of the Okeolanta


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Association I hava s3on are dfective, I a. cncl,:.ii;
onoe wita ;uh corru ctiono3 as I an able to take f'tor
serving; on c;'..,, ittee w ich ,.,..".ted it. Kindly co.r ..ar
Eith final :*o'.r if you have it." A, i, in le3 r
of Ju-.;7 .l i. :-d, "1'Alo veri- : ,o: ie.,.d corre :c ions
to printed copy of Cons titution.
'.-'n:- of the :o i or of the
ci ',i. which inave emn c-on tain2 .C: 3 0 3i Con-
stitui,i.on. '1o A3Q.o'Ciat,,o P io n,:, l!' ,i ,,..ths o,
and, so far as I know, a. ,.' h Con titution
ev- J -. : -. -T out c. an' O A:-sociation. onil. c.,.es
th .L e' iv /r 3''n ,e a.; r i .s ned and Sold b-r a iw-
,.;,er, ana contained nu:dcro..:_ .'"3: without hl."in.,'
seen a c0o y of the r,.-i. and rules of our or;--nr.Ution,
it ie .. ....;: leto t ev n ... .'. l ? ould hav, consa nt-
ed to ;aa.,ea at 11. no .epa3tion raip d I.-
a -y :.- of .cut.ive :O..:;It .u the p; r,)7. ietY
o1 i.;idi,. out t.he cur;: On. n tead, *t least four, to
.ray knol -.;1i ., a- ...vcd oui d.inc so in Oti for motion I.
i coast !*'.icaAti.on could not,. hve rbloCed .the way.
-< printer ;ells roe e ; ould t ut .*11:- ...r. ', in
..o. style -- 5.. ) coc:Qs -- feor 1*7^0. i,,- exass post-
-.o .l t .y .. the 'o-ont .. oulI thus ivve ,id
ayout ";...,. -. ., o or, *' : ie cost of a", .,..,. eaah rT : b.bo -
..t... -.. ,. Con1 ti tutA o n .


of the ,x...u'. ,.. .. i'. ". .."' jectd to the first r -' .t 0o

on L te 'ruiteoS. 'o r end: ouch an intorp.tation absolute-
ly .:n",: lie, the fou,-, addi tional .".;: i-' wais dr:.-ted
b-i th writer an ... roved by at leant four of thoe xecuti c




had no control. .y could not b expect to f co
our I;nuer wi th aheir own -rora ir'ndo. It in now
S'or .i contract holders to i, :.:'ove these circusis tances
and 10.1;.ide t.o funds.
'ai ..... .:". h i sent you in .... totter June 253, he
notation showed i t ~Sh.ul} follow .- ,'. L 6 of th" dues
circula r. InsLead, it a"" :.,n s *i::v in tle ci ul ,ar

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Ed. '-ve. and G Street.
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August 2, 1913.




Dr. W. Allen Barr,
32 North State Street,
Chicago, Ill.

Dear Dr. aarr:-

.-:-closed find copy of letter I awi ending
TIr. Austin. You will probably regret especially
the omis3sion of the "'paau l on Tru.stes". 'e
were indebted to your insight and caution for the
sult-estion that thIe l tter, other -vise, might be
misinterpreted, follow 'inl which I was prompt to
draft the p.za s.raph in question which you cordially
approved as 'dd lr. S~ith and irs. F.cCullough. If
&ny one should, i-C-future, seek to interpret the
circular as in any sense an attack on the Trustees, /
you will kindly bear_.i witness that I did .., best to
see that no such interpretation co. (d pO ,3,io'y be
m ade.


Sincerely yours,


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(l ambrsr Eanb Onmpany


M. L. BO3WI & CO..
GENERAL AGENT
PHONE MAIN 42S0


FIAOI+RDA EVERI(-.LAD)ES AINDS
09 C STR EET NORTHW-, VEST
WYASHINGTON, D. C.