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Business Correspondence. May 1, 1914- July 29, 1914
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Subjects / Keywords: Everglades (Fla.)
Okeechobee, Lake (Fla.)
Okeelanta (Fla.)
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811 - 2 Street, N.W., Washington, D.O.,

May 1, 1914.

Mrs. 41oena Lamond,

Lamond Station,

Takoma, D. C.

Dear Mrs. Lamond:

Enclosed find oheok for $25.50, rent for May, 1914.

We are expecting to move about the end of the month.

Mrs. Will desires to get into the Mt. Pleasant district near

relatives and friends. We are wondering whether you have any

property for rent in that neighborhood.
Very truly yours,


Endl.


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GENERAL. O)FICI.s: SOUTHERN OFFICER:
LON(G IJUILDIVG 22T, 12TH STREET
KANSAS CITY, MO. MIAMI, FLA.


TEnrgla br anb Balr Q(ompany

E. C. HOWE, WARHINGTON. 1). C., IIEADQUATRERM:
(BIENERAL AGENT FOR THIE 800 G. STREET, N. W.
COMPANY' ILANDM OURAY BUILDINGS
PHONE MAIN 4260
Dear Sir:-

You will be interested to know that the work of reclaiming the
Florida Everglades is advancing by leaps and bounds.

The Furst-Clark Construction Company, a leader in its line, is
handling the work with extraordinary skill and vigor. Six great dredges are
working night and day, and several more are expected soon to begin.

Visitors, constantly coming to us from the 'Glades, are enthusias-
tic over the work and the outlook for the investor and homeseeker. One sub-
stantial business man declared at one of our meetings that the buyer is
"sure to win," and that "the only question is as to how much he will make."
The President of the State University of Florida visited us recently, and
testified to his faith in Everglade lands. Two men who have actually
crossed the 'Glades - one, over twenty years ago, and the other, later --
have recently called, and strongly confirmed our statements regarding the
character of the lands and climate. Still others tell us that we understate
the facts, and that "the half has not been told."

Not long since, one caller bought of us ten acres, then twenty,
then another ten, and started for Miami. After seeing the lands, he wrote
us for twenty acres more.

Everglade lands are going fast. Within a year, one tract of
64,000 acres, and another of 180,000 acres were sold; another of 46,000
acres is now almost gone, and thousands of acres from other tracts have also
been sold.

The prices have risen from $24 and $30 to $40 and $50 per acre.
Our fifty-dollar land is now almost gone, and buyers can afford to waste no
time unless willing to purchase at $60 and $80 per acre, at which figures,
also, we have lands to sell.

Our office is now at 809 G Street, N. W., in the Ouray Building,
one of the best office buildings in the city. We are on the ground floor,
and have a fine window with southern exposure, in which are displayed choice
products from the 'Glades. Crowds stop, day and night, to inspect it. Our
lantern lectures, reinforced by new slides, are given Tuesday, Thursday, and
Saturday nights, and are finely attended.

We shall be glad to welcome all our friends, old and new, to our
new headquarters. To those who have not yet bought we can present THE op- *
portunity of a life-time; to those who have, we can outline one plan which
will simplify their task of paying for their lands, and another, for obtain-
ing revenue therefrom.

Very truly yours,VAS Hi ,GTON OFFICE OF,

EVERC-".C D:_ LA�;D SALES CO.,
OURAY SLZ.., C9 - G ST. N. W.






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Lake Worth, With Its Natural Surroundings and Many Advantages
The town of Lake Worth is located on beautiful Lake Worth, from which it derives its name. It is seven miles south of
Palm Beach, and about 100 miles farther east than Jacksonville.
The lake is 22 miles long and averages three-quarters of a mile wide. It is separated from the Atlantic Ocean by a strip
of land nearly one-quarter mile wide, with an altitude averaging 30 feet. Thus the lake and lands adjacent are sheltered from
the Ocean .by a natural breakwater, and are warmed in the winter by the mighty Gulf Stream on the east and the great Lake
Okeechobee on the west. This, added to the Trade Winds and ocean breezes, makes the climate at this point ideal, both sumn`er
and winter. Being immune from frost, this is the logical place for raising vegetables and tropical fruit.
Drinking water is pure and abundant.. Wells average 20 to 30 feet, and can be driven at a trifling cost.
There are plenty of fresh and salt water fish, oysters, clams and wild game of all kinds for the sportsman.
Nearly all lines of business are now represented here. There is also a Chamber of Commerce, affiliated with the State
organization.
Lake Worth is in the midst of great developments. One of the greatest and most important is the Okeechobee Canal,
which will have its outlet less than one mile north of town. This will provide drainage and transportation by water, thereby
opening one of the richest bodies of land in Florida. The map indicates the many beautiful rock roads now provided for.
Lake Worth is backed by a liberal Land Company and 7,000 contract holders.





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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
DIVISION OF PUBLICATIONS,
WASHINGTON. D. 6.
FJCE May 2, 1914.













Prof. Thos. E. Will,

811 E St., N.W.,

.: * i ington, D.C.

Dear Sir:

Replying to your communication of April 29th,

requesting a copy of the publications is'uod by this De-

partment relative to areas of used and unused lands in

the United States, I have the honor to state that a

copy of the Secretary's Report for 1913 will be for-

warded to your address, as some reference is made to

this subject therein.

Vory respectfully -



E-citor and Chief.








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FLORIDA ABSTRACT COMPANY
CAPITAL SO,000.00
President and Manager ABSTRACTS OF TITLE MONEY TO LOAN Truste Attorney-in-Fact
J. W. MEANS Title Insurance On Real Estate Mortgages Assignee Guardian
Vice-President Conveyancing Mortgages for Sale Receiver Executor
J. W. COMSTOCK NOTARe Executor
Secretary-Treasurer NOTARY PUBLIC FIRE INSURANCE Escrow Agent Administrator


WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA


May Fifth,
Nineteen Fourteen.



Dr. Thos. E- ',:-ill,
811 E Street, N. W.,
Washington, D. C.

Dear Dr. :Vill:

We enclose herewith the two Abstracts of
Title to Lots 41, 47 and 48, in Okeelanta Add-Ltion,
as per your order of April 15th. Aiui sorry the
matter has been delayed, but we have been extre ely
busy, ani- I wis away from the office for a time.
We make you a special rate of '4.00 each
for these abstracts. .ec could use only a portion of
the copies you sent. In the future, it would be just
as well to let us write up the copies here, as we have
to compare them anyhow.

Thanking you very much for these orders, and
wishing you success, I am

Sincerely-:urs,




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STEPHEN M SPAPE, M4N. FL
-ErORO . ,JG RGESS TWil WILLIAM F. MURRAY, MASS.
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GEDO " piLOR ALt. WILLIAM KETTNER,CAL.
CHkf~ ' ES t-aDS CA WILLIAM E. HUMPHREYWASH,
JOl H SMAt .N C CHARLES A.KENNEDY, IOWA.
CMA5 F BOOKER MO ANDREW J.BARCHFELD. PA.
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f* . ANI w BRISCOLL N N ROBERT M.SWITZER, OHIO.
MI.,A COONOEHO PA CALEB POWERS,KY.
S. TgIJAG CULLY NJ ALLEN T.TREADWAY, MASS.
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AS � .OEPH H. McGANN, ASSISTANT C ERK.

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COMMITTEE ON RIVERS AND HARBORS.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES U.S.,

WASH I NGTON. D.C.,

May 6, 1914.


Thomas E. Will, President,

811 E St., N. W.,

Washington, D. C.


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My dear Sir:

I have yours of the 29th, enclosing resolution

passed by the Florida Everglades Homebuilders' Associa-

tion, commending the Champ Clark Drainage. Bill, to which

I will give careful consideration.

Thanking the organization for its views, I am,

Yours very truly,



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811 E. St. N. W.

Washington, D. C. May 7, 1914.


Mr. L. E. Will,


Dear Lawrence:

I was glad to get your letter of the 28th. You have my

story of Sunday. I have send you one lot of Grape-Fruit and

avocado seed. I am sending a another batch now. I hope you can plant

these;, and so make the beginnings of the nursery.

Do you think the land is dry enough to support horses?

S hall be glad to leam what you got for your crops.

I am sure your trip was good for you. Get all the information

you can and make careful notes.

Am not sure just how soon I can come. It all depends now

on how fast the necessary funds come in. Meanwhile I am getting

information regarding plows, tractors &c.

I am surprised that the frost killed Earl's trees. Are

you sure about this?

If Callahan's trees are all rigg4I should much rather buy

from him for several reasons. Stroop and others have knocked him

a good deal, but I have questioned their motives. I think he

deserves great credit.

Do you really mean the boats will entirely stop running

this summer? How can they if they have a mail contract? If they

stop, how can we possibly conduct development operations up there?

If the boats should stop, the results w uld be well nighclamitoua..

Please let me know about this at onve.

Give my best regards to all the company he .Aunto left

this morning for home, As ever yours,















P. S.


I understand Okra is one of the best summer crops

you can raise. I am told though, you must

look out for ratq.

Suppose we break up a lot @f Glafe land with machines;

on what terms could the colonly farm it? I assume

the breaking is one of the big jobs. If our machines

work right, they will solve the problem. We cpuld go in

bn section 35 almost any where and clear up as much

in a few days as others could break in months by hand.

If we did this, would the colonistslike to farm such

lands, and on what terms?

You spoke of Mr. Mallard farming near you. I should

like to get such a man to work on the land on some terms

that would be fair, we doing the breaking, but not spend-

ing much money other wise.

I have one or two men in sight.,who would like to run the

machines. However, I have thought Dick might like to

do this. Ask him whether he feels that would be in his

line and if so whether he would like to take it up. We

may bring a potato plow, spraying machine &c also.













P-. S.

I had a talk with Marion, about Dick. She tells me things are

all right now. I hope you will keep me informed. I don't want

things to continue as they seem to have been going. It is not

right, and we can not afford it. I don't think Dick has had a square

deal and I said so.

T. E. W.












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Washington, D, Co May 7, 19140



Mrs's. Vo. B.� W-hippleO


* -Dear Ere"~ W~hi pp'le;


14ouJld you likiU t o do zcl~ a~r~eoy work~ f or uE� ii selling

hE tL -Fuit Orerst :L1'-ntla? -he' "ICnc1;�ed f~ts orm sho--U p1)."3ent




e in 17' %.waber of: Ylori (d& pepl vwere &Pnxiouu tQ buy, I. sent.

hin! the- i',I Cr, Sioin-e viecks r;o, ana, 14ave aio viri~t "ea him~ twio or



if' th~erze are L,.rv like yoL,, 5c"S. a-Ald ltrX

who are. gel~a o holdin- a~t Vh on oe- Shown on the

white.~PVc, thaey mi .tiI I~ b,, t2L p2i~ce cQepiaily-

i f V,~� ay OaBi. 1 val n'ot rni~ious, ho'.v-ever. to 'iell anuywnore

at -th,,t I csv �'lrarr Wixther -rore, w.. 'ould not .-are to sell

masy at t. v t -irioet for we not alluw a OOL1~on4O those

sales, On ti-apst~&i mad-3 at the pri'les s]L.j-..n on the green

contract we oa, lowaomiion of' ten per cent. At this
rate, I think you oould soon buy for yourself a boldiri3 at the

low, price. Dcnit youa want to try it? You oan get from Ur#

.Sherman a list of interested buyers, I think. Mcr. Mathews,

and other's oan probably i'*rnish you some nanes: ."Also 1.1r. Drake#

Hoping all is well with you I remain,


Your vo~rv t1*11-tr






(GENERAL OFFICiE' SOUTHERN OFFICER :
LONG BUILDING 227, 12T STREF.T
KANSAS CITY, MO. MIAMI. rLA.


Eewrglahw eJa obaiuk Q~nmpanyj

E. C. HOWE, WAHVNNGTON, 1. C., IIHADQUATREUI :
GENERAL AGENT FOR THIlE 800 G. STREET, N. W.
COMPANY'S ILANDI OURAY BUILDING
PHONI MAIN 420

Dear Sir:-

You will be interested to know that the work of reclaiming the
Florida Everglades is advancing by leaps and bounds.

The Furst-Clark Construction Company, a leader in its line, is '
handling the work with extraordinary skill and vigor. Six great dredges are
working night and day, and several more are expected soon to begin.

Visitors, constantly comni:iz to us from the 'Glades, are enthusias-
tic over the work and the outlook for the investor and homeseeker. One sub-
stantial business man declared at one of our meetings that the buyer is
"sure to win," and that "the only question is as to how much he will make."
The President of the State University of Florida visited us recently, and ,
testified to his faith in Everglade lands. Two men who have actually
crossed the 'Glades - one, over twenty years ago, and the other, later -
have recently called, and strongly confirmed our statements regarding the 4
character of the lands and climate. Still others tell us that we understate
the facts, and that "the half has not been told."

Not long since, one caller bought of us ten acres, then twenty,
then another ten, and started for Miami. After seeing the lands, he wrote
us for twenty acres more.

Everglade lands are going fast. Within a year, one tract of � '
64,000 acres, and another of 180,000 acres were sold; another of 46,000
acres is now almost gone, and thousands of acres from other tracts have also ,-
been sold.

The prices have risen from $24 and $30 to $40 and $50 per acre.
Our fifty-dollar land is now almost gone, and buyers can afford to waste no
time unless willing to purchase at $60 and $80 per acre, at which figures,
also, we have lands to sell. .

Our office is now at 809 G Street, N. W., in the Ouray Building,
one of the best office buildings in the city. We are on the ground floor,
and have a fine window with southern exposure, in which are displayed choice
products from the 'Glades. Crowds stop, day and night, to inspect it. Our
lantern lectures, reinforced by new slides, are given Tuesday, Thursday, and
Saturday nights, and are finely attended.

We shall be glad to welcome all our friends, old and new, to our
new headquarters. To those who have not yet bought we can present THE op-
portunity of a life-time; to those who have, we can outline one plan which
will simplify their task of paying for their lands, and another, for obtain-
ing revenue therefrom.

Very truly yours, .'.. , ^TON OFC ~ c'E OF,
EVk- A L . .N,. SALES CO.,
OU..AY BLDG., 809 - G ST. N. W,















Wauhin. ton, 0. ". ?*;. - 7, 1914.


Mr.J. S. -,!,n;:.,






Dear Sir:

Yours of the 5ih enalo ,L.'g plice.t;in f;.: holdir.i: "eo. 68

and check for $214.32 atLpan. ''is i; rilit. I close e herewith

receipt in L full toetherwit V ti. u; t., ap Jlio.:tionc. inrly -
and Ihve ir!:ture vwite Pd, VrIL :,end of neQ "Tp, i,c !at:4i n b:l .11k to me,

you keeping t..e other.


I am & nclosi.;- ei.jt bool:lttf;, rnd controtri. i, ,iAt �.




Our ld.i i o readyy to cultivate. Tie ooner C 1 :,et to

work: on it t;,c i r ;.11 cconcernt l, would be g:r., Lo AL.,ke c

al3.. tne cash r..l'n . quickly as possible. /


oinIlyj 'youra,













E. C. 1HO' F, wANING~Or , 1. C., IIEADQUATERRU:
GICNERIAL AGENT FOR TIT. 800 G. STREET, N. AV.
CONIPANY'S LAND OURIIAY BUILDING
PHONIC MAIN 4200

Dear Sir:-

You will be interested to know that the work of reclaiming the
Florida Everglades is advancing by leaps and bounds.

The Furst-Clark Construction Company, a leader in its line, is
handling the work with extraordinary skill and vigor. Six great dredges are
working night and day, and several more are expected soon to begin.

Visitors, constantly coming to us from the 'Glades, are enthusias-
tic over the work and the outlook for the investor and homeseeker. One sub-
stantial business man declared at one of our meetings that the buyer is
"sure to win," and that "the only question is as to how much he will make."
The President of the State University of Florida visited us recently, and
testified to his faith in Everglade lands. Two men who have actually
crossed the 'Glades - one, over twenty years ago, and the other, later --
have recently called, and strongly confirmed our statements regarding the
character of the lands and climate. Still others tell us that we understate
the facts, and that "the half has not been told."

Not long since, one caller bought of us ten acres, then twenty,
then another ten, and started for Miami. After seeing the lands, he wrote
us for twenty acres more.

Everglade lands are going fast. Within a year, one tract of
64,000 acres, and another of 180,000 acres were sold; another of 46,000
acres is now almost gone, and thousands of acres from other tracts have also
been sold.

The prices have risen from $24 and $30 to $40 and $50 per acre.
Our fifty-dollar land is now almost gone, and buyers can afford to waste no
time unless willing to purchase at $60 and $80 per acre, at which figures,
also, we have lands to sell.

Our office is now at 809 G Street, N. W., in the Ouray Building,
one of the best office buildings in the city. Vie are on the ground floor,
and have a fine window with southern exposure, in which are displayed choice
products from the 'Glades. Crowds stop, day and night, to inspect it. Our
lantern lectures, reinforced by new slides, are given Tuesday, Thursday, and
Saturday nights, and are finely attended.

We shall be glad to welcome all cur friends, old and new, to our
new headquarters. To those who have not yet bought we can present THE op-
portunity of a life-time; to those who have, we can outline one plan which
will simplify their task of paying for their lands, and another, for obtain-
ing revenue therefrom.

Very truly yours, WASHINGTON OFFICE OF,
EVl .IL- :;:. L,-ND SALES CO
OURAY 0L L.., 809 - G ST. N. I














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GENERAL OFFICES: SOUTHERN OFFICER
LONG BUILiDING 227T, iaH STREET
KANSAS CITY, MO. MIAMI, FLA.


TEurglahr eaane oat0 Tompany

E. C. HOWE, WAEHINGTON. 1]. C., IEADQUATRERMS:
GENERAL AGENT FOR THE S00 G. STREET, N. VW.
COMPANY'S LAND" OURAY IUILI)ING
PlHONE MAIN 42t(00
Dear Sir:-

You will be interested to know that the work of reclaiming the
Florida Everglades is advancing by leaps and bounds.

The Furst-Clark Construction Company, a leader in its line, is
handling the work with extraordinary skill and vigor. Six great dredges are
working night and day, and several more are expected soon to begin.

Visitors, constantly coming to us from the 'Glades, are enthusias-
tic over the work and the outlook for the investor and homeseeker. One sub-
stantial business man declared at one of our meetings that the buyer is
"sure to win," and that "the only question is as to how much he will make."
The President of the State University of Florida visited us recently, and
testified to his faith in Everglade lands. Two men who have actually
crossed the 'Glades - one, over twenty years ago, and the other, later -
have recently called, and str.:nly confirmed our statements regarding the
character of the lands and climate. Still others tell us that we understate
the facts, and that "the half has not been told."

Not long since, one caller bought of us ten acres, then twenty,
then another ten, and started for Miami. After seeing the lands, he wrote
us for twenty acres more.

Evergladc lands are going fast. Within a year, one tract of
64,000 acres, and another of 180',000 acres were sold; another of 46,000
acres is now almost gone, and thousands of acres from other tracts have also
been sold.

The prices have risen from $24 and $30 to $40 and $50 per acre.
Our fifty-dollar land is now almost gone, and buyers can afford to waste no
time unless willing to purchase at f'0 and $80 per acre, at which figures,
also, we have lands to sell.

Our office is now at 809 G Street, N. W., in the Ouray Building,
one of the best office buildings in the city. We are on the ground floor,
and have a fine window with southern exposure, in which are displayed choice
products from the 'Glades. Crowds stop, day and night, to inspect it. Our
lantern lectures, reinforced by new slides, are given Tuesday, Thursday, and
Saturday nights, and are finely attended.

We shall be glad to welcome all our friends, old and new, to our
new headquarters. To those who have not yet bought we can present THE op-
portunity of a life-time; to those who have, we can outline one plan which
will simplify their task of paying for their lands, and another, for obtain-
ing revenue therefrom.

Very truly yours,
WACHoNOTON OFFICE OF,
EV,.- ..:.:. LAND SALES CO.,
OURAY BL&G., 809 - G ST. N. W.

















811 * E Street, N. W.,
Washington, D. C.
May 8, 1914#



i:.r George 0. Pudier,

Nirat Circuit "ourt, Palm Beach Co.,

Florida.

My dear Mr. Butler:

Ln-losed find deed to tract of 80 o.-res

in Seo. 27, Township 44 S.R. 36 E., together with

check for ;1.55 for recording the same. Kindly re-

cord and return deed and oblige,

Yours very truly,


TEW,, lI~


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GENERAL OFFI.ICE SOUTHERN OFFICIE1s
LONG BUILDING 227, 12TH STREET
KANSAS CITY, MO. MIAMI, FLA.


Enrrglabe oanb uatro (ompang

E. C. HOTWE, WAHINGTON, D.,C., IIHADQUATHERMH
GENERAL AGENT FOR THE S00 G. STREET, N. VW.
CO PHONI C AIN 42$0

Dear Sir:-

You will be interested to know that the work of reclaiming the
Florida Everglades is advancing by leaps and bounds.

The Furst-Clark Construction Company, a leader in its line, is
handling the work with extraordinary skill and vigor. Six great dredges are
working night and day, and several more are expected soon to begin.

Visitors, constantly coming to us from the 'Glades, are enthusias-
tic over the work and the outlook for the investor and homeseeker. One sub-
stantial business man declared at one of our meetings that the buyer is
"sure to win," and that "the only question is as to how much he wil. make."
The President of the State University of Florida visited us recently, and
testified to his faith in Everglade lands. Two men who have actually
crossed the 'Glades - one, over twenty years ago, and the other, later -
have recently called, and strongly confirmed our statements regarding the
character of the lands and climate. Still others tell us that we understate
the facts, and that "the half has not been told."

Not long since, one caller bought of us ten acres, then twenty,
then another ten, and started for Miami. After seeing the lands, he wrote
us for twenty acres more.

Everglade lands are going fast. Within a year, one tract of
64,000 acres, and another of 180,000 acres were sold; another of 46,000
acres is now almost gone, and thousands of acres from other tracts have also
been sold.

The prices have risen from $24 and $30 to $40 and $50 per acre.
Our fifty-dollar land is now almost gone, and buyers can afford to waste no
time unless willing to p.vrchane at $60 and $80 per acre, at which figures,
also, we have lands to sell.

Our office is now at 809 G Street, N. W., in the Ouray Building,
one of the best office buildings in the city. We are on the ground floor,
and have a fine window with southern exposure, in which are displayed choice
products from the 'Glades. Crowds stop, day and night, to inspect it. Our
lantern lectures, reinforced by new slides, are given Tuei.:iiy, Thursday, and
Saturday nights, and are finely attended.

We shall be glad to welcome all our friends, old and new, to our
new headquarters. To those who have not yet bought we can present THE op-
portunity of a life-time; to those who have, we can outline one plan which
will simplify their task of paying for their lands, and another, for obtain-
ing revenue therefrom.

^ Very truly yours, WAcHIINGTON OFFICE OF,
EVERGLADE LAND SALES CO.,
OURAY BL3G., 809 - Q ST. N. W.





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811 E Street, N. W.,
Washington, D. 0*,
May 8, 1914*

Mr, Leland Valentine,
2231 North 19th Street,
Philadelphia, Pa.


Dear Lr. Valentine?

I was sorry not to meet you in \vashington
City on our return from Florida. I had also hoped
we might meet at the Lake.

The enclosed literature will give an idea
of how my Pruitorest plan is taking. It has proved
extraordinarily popular* The land is furnished at
cost and, with it, a plan worth as much as the band,
is thrown in grAtis. A large percent of the buyers
money simply goes into a development fund for the good
of all concerned. I am sure you found nothing that
will compare with this in all your Florida travels.
If interested, I shall be glad to correspond with you.
Very truly yours,

TEW..D! D






lRIV ,II..L 4 I I, �CF . *IOL UTFi'IN (Ipc *ir t,
I.o.M . It II Ni N A. 122 . * rI . r
K.ANAS (CITV. M0. MIA*11. FILA.


Energlabr 9eGntl ales !Iompany

E.. C O '. I O1'' n. ,.T�, I. I., .II . .. ,,I , arm*l:�
f .IINF% I*LL. . i', ron 1ir 1-ii . 1 . -lrilrll . N. 'S

Dear Sir:-

You will be interested to know that the work of reclaiming T-he
Florida Everglades is advancing by leaps and bounds.

The Furst-Clark Construction Company, a leader in its line, is
handling the work with extraordinary skill and vigor. Six great dredges are
working night and day, and several more are expected soon to begin.

Visitors, constantly coming to us from the 'Glades, are enthusias-
tic over the work and the outlook for the investor and homeseeker. One sub-
stantial business man declared at one of our meetings that the buyer is
"sure to win," and that "the only question is as to how much he will make."
The President of the State University of Florida visited us recently, and
testified to his faith in Everglade lands. Two men who have actually
crossed the 'Glades -- one, over twenty years ago, and the other, later -
have recently called, and strongly confirmed our statements regarding the
character of the lands and climate. Still others tell us that we understate
the facts, and that "the half has not been told."

Not long since, one caller bought of us ten acres, then twenty,
then another ten, and started for Miami. After seeing the lands, he wrote
us for twenty acres more.

Everglade lands are going fast. Within a year, one tract of
64,000 acres, and another of 180,000 acres were sold; another of 46,000
acres is now almost gone, and thousands of acres from other tracts have also
been sold.

The prices have risen from $24 and ~230 to ;40 and $50 per acre.
Our fifty-dollar land is now almost gone, and buyers can afford to waste no
time unless willing to purchase at ,60 and (30 per acre, at which figures,
also, we have lands to sell.

Our office is now at 809 G Street, N. W., in the Ouray Building,
one of the best office buildings in the city. We are on the ground floor,
and have a fine window with southern exposure, in which are displayed choice
products from the 'Glades. Crowds stop, day and night, to inspect it. Our
lantern lectures, reinforced by new slides, are given Te:f-iy, ThUL'.--lay, and
Saturday nights, and are finely attended.

We shall be glad to welcome all our friends, old and new, to our
new headquarters. To those who have not yet bought we can present THE op-
portunity of a life-time; to those who have, we can outline one plan which
will simplify their task of paying for their lands, and another, for obtain-
ing revenue therefrom.

Very truly yours, W'-. 1'H-lGTON OFFICE OF,
, ;. .LADE LAND SALES C,,.
. . -. BLDG., 809 - G ST. N .
















811 1, Street, N, W.,

.'ashington, D. C.

May 8, 1914.

"r. -:., A* Greenwald, Oashier

Falls City Bapk,

Falls "ity', -ebraska.

Denr .r. Greenwald:

I neglected to send you 2-ruitcrest litera-

ture as you requested*. 1nclo.6d find a set. Should

any of your friends desire to avail themselves of this

opportunity they would do well to act pramiptly.

You spoke of desiring an entire section to

be orgc-nized and handled on the same plan. If you

are still of the same mind, I shall be glad to hear

from you for I may go to i'lorida again before long and

should then be pleased to see whether the land oan be

secured,

Very truly yards,


TEWDA D






4 .R-KNRIA. 4 I., 1I ' TIT I RN OFFIC'FM.
NI. 1". III I.1 . . 22?. ,I rn l Tu" I:"
1 *AN AS C ITY,. 1,. MIA'1 A.


Euerglabe lanub *ars Qnampang

IL. . [1 .)1 ' I" . .. lIs,..To N I. (. .. II .' , ,,.,T .I M '
I.1 1 I Ml. .v<.i T I'11N T-lti. 'nr .. T14,, 1". . ..
PIHONEI MAIN **.1t1U
Dear Sir:-

You will be interested to know that the work of reclaiming the
Florida Everglades is advancing by leaps and bounds.

The Furst-Clark Construction Company, a leader in its line, is
handling the work with extraordinary skill and vigor. Six great dredges are
working night and day, and several more are expected soon to bc-iin.

Visitors, constantly coming to us from the 'Glades, are enthusias-
tic over the work and the outlook for the investor and homeseeker. One sub-
stantial business man declared at one of our meetings that the buyer is
"sure to win," and that "the only question is as to how much he will make."
The President of.the State University of Florida visited us recently, and
testified to his faith in E':I'e-eT!e lands. Two men who have actually
crossed the 'Glades -- one, over twenty years ago, and the other, later -
have recently called, and strongly confirmed our statements r. .arding the
character of the lands and climate. Still others tell us that we understate
the facts, and that "the half has not been told."

Not long since, one caller bought of us ten acres, then twenty,
then another ten, and started for Miami. After seeing the lands, he wrote
us for twenty acres more.

E':er!'Td. lands are going fast. Within a year, one tract of
64,000 acres, and another of 180,000 acres were sold; another of 46,000
acres is now almost gone, and thousands of acres from other tracts have also
been sold.

The prices have risen from $24 and .30 to '"40 and $50 per acre.
Our fifty-dollar land is now almost gone, and buyers can afford to waste no
time unless willing to purchase at $60 and (SO per acre, at which figures,
also, we have lands to sell.

Our office is now at 809 G Street, N. W., in the Ouray Building,
one of the best office buildings in the city. We are on the ground floor,
and have a fine window with southern exposure, in which are displayed choice
products from the 'Glades. Crowds stop, day and night, to inspect it. Our
lantern lectures, reinforced by new slides, are given Tu.-dAy, Thursday, and
Saturday nights, and are finely attended.

We shall be glad to welcome all our friends, old and nea, to our
new headquarters. To those who ha v' no- yet bh:.ight we can present THE op-
pcrtunity of a life-time; to those wno have, we can outline one plan which
will simplify their task of paying for their lands, and another, for obtain-
ing revenue therefrom.

Very truly yours, .:C:-'.ii;.TON OFFICE OF.,
EV_.--.LADE LAND SALES CO.,
OURAY BLDG., 809 - G ST. N. Vt











811 a Sl/.l.W.,
WVashington,D.C. 6ay 9,1914.
Deer 'awrence,
The parcels post pkgs. go forward this morning.
Presume they will reach you Friday night. The big
seeds are of the Avacodo.


Some say the Avacedo is hard to replant. FAr this rea-
son x am sending the small boxes to plant them in. T
They can thus be transplanted more easily,it is said.

I hope you can have plenty of ground for these and many
more seeds which I may send you. Ground planted in
t eses will be worth much more than i1 -lanted in cheap-
er stuff.

All well. The aunts we-ithome Thursday. Keep us in-
formed.
As ever yours,


-. . .. . /

(�We








COPY







May 12, 1914.



Dr. Thos. E. Will,
811 E Street, N.W.,
Washington, D. 0.

Dear Dr. Will:

Thank you for yours of the 8th, enclosing check
for $8.00, in payment for the two Okeelanta Addition abstracts.
I had forgotten that I made you a price of $5.00 on
these abstracts, and return you herewith the difference of $2.00.

In future, when you have these abstracts typewritten,
please leave off the caption and certificate, and put in only the
deeds and plat which cover the tract abstracted. Unless you do
this, it is more bother than doing the work here. If you will
follow this plan, I will be glad to continue to furnish these
abstracts at the $3.00 rate.
Very truly,

FLORIDA ABSTRACT COMPANY

By


President.


EnSo.JB
HSF:JB





L . WIRTH, PRESIDENT GUY P GREENWALD,VICE PRESIDENT
W.A.6GREENWALD, CASHIER J. F. COUPE,ASSISTANT CASHIER



Fis COr ,STATE Brn

CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $95.000.00





Mr. Thos. E. Will,
811 E St. N.W.
Washington, D. C.
Dear Friend Will:- Yours of recent date containing Fruitcrest lit-
erattre at hand and assure you was pleased. to hear from you. At
this particular time I am not on the market for any thing but may
make another trip to Florida at some convenient time with a view
of doing something along the line we spoke of whne we were at Ft.
Lauderdale together. We had a most delightful trip but were about
as well pleased to return to our Falls City home and friends.
The several talks T had with ou were interesting and profitable
to me and gave me some practical iaeas on the development of the
glades. Have presented the matter # along the lines you suggest
to a number of my friends and it looks_rood to them. If at any
time I can send you some business, will be pleased to do so. Again
thanking you for the liture and letter remain as ever
Yours



















kay 14 1~934,


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bieeil aold On V, very Lbid plcn, That is why, aif ter

under Yeij�oi vuocess qhouici be not only Dor�Tible but



Work( ou1� oa Lschemtc foi -xWjLjj,. such. tracts at rcus

A~ye~,Un).eze one Is near a C'rn~ad it Seen
t.1 a t the on3. y t':i. 1 ~ ~HA t :ri.L.
Land irti 1V(IWi-e is dry and ready to fcrm--jn

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GENERAL OIFFICEM: ' Ot.I I *I. LONG u'll Ill*. *-,T* . 1*lrl -T|II:T
i. \ "-.\- cITY' , MO. N 1. AlI. I'I.A.


Energlab ieanb jalro houmpany

E. C. HO'WVR, WASHINGTON, D. n .. I) . Ill . TuI-.
GENIERAL AGINT FOR THlE SO0 . ST11 I. 1, N. W.
(COMPANY'H I.ANDG OIIRAY Ill II 111' 1.
PHONE MAIN 42601
Dear Madam:-

You will be interested to know that the work of reclaiming the
Florida Everglades is advancing by leaps and bounds.

The FOr~ t-Clark Construction Company, a leader in its line, is
handling the work with extraordinary skill and vigor. Six great dredges are
working night and day, and several more are expected soon to begin.

Visitors, constantly c:.i-;z to us from the 'Glades, are enthusias-
tic over the work and the outlook for the investor and homeseeker. One sub-
stantial business man declared at one of our meetings that the buyer is
"sure to win," and that "the only question is as to how much he will make."
The President of the State University of Florida visited us recently, and
testified to his faith in Everglade lands. Two men who have actually
crossed the 'Glades' - one, over twenty years ago, and the other, later-
have recently called, and 0r.:.n!ly confirmed our statements regarding the
character of the lands and climate. Still others tell us that we understate
the facts, and that "the half has not been told."

Not long since, one caller bought of us ten acres, then twenty,
then another ten, and started for Miami. After seeing the lands, he wrote
us for twenty acres more.

Everglade lands are going fast. Within a year, one tract of
64,000 acres, and another of 180,000 acres were sold; another of 46,000
acres is now almost gone, and thousands of acres from other tracts have also
been sold.

The prices have risen from $24 and (,?0 to $40 and $50 per acre.
Our fifty-dollar land is now almost gone,.-and buyers can afford to waste no
time unless willing to purchase at $60 and $80 per acre, at which figures,
also, we have lands to sell.

Our office is now at 809 G Street, N. W., in the Ouray Building,
one of the best office buil-3i*.', in the city. We are on the ground floor,
and have a fine window with southern exposure, in which are displayed choice
products from the 'Glades. Crowds stop, day and night, to inspect it. Our
lantern lectures, reinforced by new slides, are given Tuesday, Thursday, and
Saturday nights, and are finely attended.

We shall be glad to welcome all our friends, old and new,' to our
new headquarters. To those who have not yet bought we can present THE op-
portunity of a life-time; to those who have, we can outline one plan which
will simplify their task of paying for their lands, and another, for obtain-
ing revenue therefrom.

Very truly yours, '7M .. OF,

' . "..















811 R � street , Nw W.,
':,.hin ton - , i). D ,
My 14, 1914.



kr. H. .. IendFl l,
-in ti n on, *:. s .


DeJa Coumrade Kendall:

Sam sending '.i ...rewitl so e of ray .'iuitcrest
litehrture. This . xo-osition ig a winner. It is
l' .1.i awjay tue i a pl an ever vaxed uu in conneo-
tiuon..ith ' th;e settlenxt a-nd develon-jfi-t of the 7l'orid*.
.v,';g'':.es. Loreover, it is talking, Over .,,000 was
aid in in r out .a wte, ihe iloridc, yavere have ziven
ine dozens of colui;ms o" iree mcertisiiL matter, The
.'t'te heg o0c very i nortp.nt concensione i'n .y *onotract.
i nai xiw;n. 'o.� 6c f lows . andJ. traction en('ines to
,rorlk on thie l.r '- . --o 'n lon v.;',

LTh re i e no otup.etion 'JuT. ti.t one acn do Joiell .t
WiQe poultry *6uninesyB in Ltse J*ver-le.ea 4 iualnti'li s
of litertA .re rmii out rir.t palonj? on this subjectt
in .:e l.'lojrida papers A inan nvaed Wa.t'iKin on the 4outh
,or' of LalT.e Oneeolnh~e hc- eaio + wonlorvul success.
I visited hili s l':.;1 . IWrite I,. f . Helm, r.ia:ni, A.1orida,
for the .v, ..-des -pmi'~rzine for 5'ebr-ry - T'r rh, 1914
id d rad c.ge . i uould oe J.rlid to have you buy a
ir:.-itcrest holfdi7, an-d nu.h a poultry prooos ition there.


Very truly yours,















$. r.Kendalle


Do you~ know L~r* R. W,. Philo, of EI.Mrnra, Now York$

intofl .~ tou~iith to be a food mxan to get


L .VI






GENERALL . OFFICE: SOUTHERN OFFICERS
I.ONG BUILDING 227, 12TH STREET
KANSAS CITY, MO. MIAMI, FLA.


Eunrglake oanu al0 Qmpanu

E. C. HOWE, WAuHINGTON, ). C., HIEADQUATBHRM:
GENERAL AGENT FOR THE 800 G. STREET, N. TW.
COMPANY's LAND OURAY BUILDING
PHONE MAIN 4200
Dear Madam:-

You will be interested to know that the work of reclaiming the
Florida Everglades is advancing by leaps and bounds.

The Furst-Clark Construction Company, a leader in its line, is
handling the work with extraordinary skill and vigor. Six great dredges are
working night and day, and several more are expected soon to begin.

Visitors, constantly coming to us from the 'Glades, are enthusias-
tic over the work and the outlook for the investor and homeseeker. One sub-
stantial business man declared at one of our meetings that the buyer is
"sure to win," and that "the only question is as to how much he will make."
The President of the State University of Florida visited us recently, and
testified to his faith in Everglade lands. Two men who have actually
crossed the 'Glades - one, over twenty years ago, and the other, later -
have recently called, and strongly confirmed our statements regarding the
character of the lands and climate. Still others tell us that we understate
the facts, and that "the half has not been told."

Not long since, one caller bought of us ten acres, then twenty,
then another ten, and started for Miami. After seeing the lands, he wrote
us for twenty acres more.

Everglade lands are going fast. Within a year, one tract of
64,000 acres, and another of 180,000 acres were sold; another of 46,000
acres is now almost gone, and thousands of acres from other tracts have also
been sold.

The prices have risen from $24 and $30 to $40 and $50 per acre.
Our fifty-dollar land is now almost gone, and buyers can afford to waste no
time unless willing to purchase at $60 and $80 per acre, at which figures,
also, we have lands to sell.

Our office is now at 809 G Street, N. W., in the Ouray Building,
one of the best office buildings in the city. We are on the ground floor,
and have a fine window with southern exposure, in which are displayed choice
products from the 'Glades. Crowds stop, day and night, to inspect it. Our
lantern lectures, reinforced by new slides, are given Tuesday, Thursday, and
Saturday nights, and are finely attended.

We shall be glad to welcome all our friends, old and new, to our
new headquarters. To those who have not yet bought we can present THE op-
portunity of a life-time; to those who have, we can outline one plan which
will simplify their task of paying for their lands, and another, for obtain-
ing revenue therefrom.

Very truly yours, i..'C.H-'GTON OFFICE OF,
f" EV ERGL A D LA "D SALES CO.,
' OUAY .. -.. C'j - G ST. N. W.
^ * *- -- . . - ^____________
















811 E Street, N* W*,
-'ashington, Do, 0,,
�yy 14, 1914*




i iknur 3.treet,



Dear i --,:

Your favor cf . ril 'ndc was received. On
Lh!e 25th i Gent you co ic" .f .. x'..l t iureur
I h ve not since henrd fJ.t you.

The literature is rc-.tly conden-ed. However,

notably those pnui-lished in .ort Lauderdele. Our plan
inc ludfcs a nufier of 6o L C� innoatione; thie vilit
Co -.u:it7, the centrp1 m'ine.-'-.it, thefor-tuned .rnd
aT 9 cost Cein., poseoly *he aniex. havi^ g ven sour .t ^
years study to the ver "lrea, I .a confidentt we hrve come
moi't. ltilt 3olyiv th.ie anici' pLo iCleU --settleraent end
develoor.,-nt, thri, have any c'lerq.

You will observe thpt the buyer ?ys & at the
otftc, rcte ofi' ,..-0.00 o; ,re' or his land; and that eli
ebove that nijd by him goes into the cori:orn trtc{ury.
Tijo e',tuxe s1xuld de,1 poOsible a uotablc succcFs,

11' interest1cd, i Ihould ie pleased to near fur-
ther from you.

Very truly yours,


Tllt.Du..D






I.r .lItal. ,ill i l .l' fill It I "FIlCt
I.4N . III I.INl . .1.. l..� cri I .T
IKAN.SA. CITY. ,M). 11MAMI, ITIA.


Eunglabre ian ale (QInmpauy

E'. C. 11 , .'F. U *%Hnnl%.TO IS.< 1 .. ll.l'r.,ATSJIruru
i.r 1 II L . 1N I NT (ro 1 T rll: - .m . ( . -*rIiI r. . .,


Dear Uadam:-

You will be interested to know that the work of reclaiming the
Florida Everglades is advancing by leaps and bounds.

Troe Furst-COark Construction Company, a leader in its line, is
handling the '.,ork w1;th ex,'aordinary skill and ":igcr. Six great dredges are
wo-rking night and day, and s-.eral more are expected soon to begin.

Visitors, constantly ccmini to us from the 'Glades, are enthusias-
tic over the work and the outlook for the investor end homnseeker. One sub-
stantial business man declared at one of our meetings that the buyer is
"sure to win," ard that "The only question is as to ho'f much he will make."
The PreF-i de.t of cthe State University of Florida; visited us rec-cntly, and
testified to hisa faith in Everclade lands. Tvo men who have actually
cr .ssed th 'Olades -- cue, ov-r twenty years ago, and the other, later --
have r::e tly callrad, and stroansry confirmed our statements regarding t-he
char.icer .f the lainds rind climate. Still others tell us that we understate
the facts, and that "the half has not been told."

not long since, cne caller bought of us ten acres, then twenty,
then ILno-h r ten, and started for (iLiaimi. After seeing the lands, he wrote
us for twenty acres more.

Everrlade han-d.d are gain. fast. Within a year, one tract of
64,000 E__res, and another of 180,000 acres weC-e sold; another of 46,000
acres is now almost gone, and thousands of acres fr6m other tracts have also
been sold.

The prices have risen from f241- and .30 to .40 and 1350 per acre.
Our fifty-dollar land is now almost gon-r, and buyers can afford to waste no
time unles-;s willing, to purchase at 60 and �80 ret' acre, at which figures,
also, we have lands to sell.

Ot:r office is now at 809 G Street, N. W., in the Ouray Building,
cne of the best office buildings in the city. We are on the ground floor,
and have a fine window wiT.h southern exposure, in which are displayed choice
producTs frcm the 'Glades. Crowds stop, day and night, to inspect it. Our
lantern lecturer, reinforced by new slides, are piven TLuesday, Thursday, and
Saturday nights, and are finely attended.

We shall be glad to welcome all our friends, old and new, to our
new headquarters. To those who have noT. yet bought we can present THE op-
S prtunity of a life-time; to those who have, we can outline one plan which
will simplify their task cf paying for their lands, and another, for obtain-
ing revenue therefrom.
Sii.TON OFFICE OF,
',^so'n- o ^3,- Very truly yours ' -"D S'ALES CO.,
a 'AN 130 S WSill
OSO., .C-.'I, . L..LL ., LU' - G ST. N. W.

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Dear Mr Will,
Do pardon me for .this late acknowledgement of your note of
March 16. I. have put it off that I might catch a more~pportune mo-
ment. But.that never comes.to a busy man.
I am glad.that .things look propperous for you and I know you deserve
SUCCESS and wil]win in some form.If not in a material way in. the eternal V6
consciousness of BEING. ".They measure, theiiesteem of each other by what
each has, and not by what each is!"(Emerson iijelf Reliance")'
My little book"Success" is not literatuee.I do not .try.to write.that.
t is a primary work and not profound. I have found.that.theenore one can
write superficially.Spreat .the butter of Truth very -thin over his workthe
Core popular he is. I fail in making it. thin enough for profit.
I find enough. tdoo and out of it all find enough.to eat
and.to wear and have congenial friends.This last is about.tae whole of
life.to me.
With all good. thoughts for your success iri your Florma& scheme
aid personal happiness
I am,Truly your friend





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Lake Worth, With Its Natural Surroundings and Many Advantages
The town of Lake Worth is located on beautiful Lake Worth, from which it derives its name. It is seven miles south of
Palm Beach, and about 100 miles farther east than Jacksonville.
The lake is 22 miles long and averages three-quarters of a mile wide. It is separated from the Atlantic Ocean by a strip
of land nearly one-quarter mile wide, with an altitude averaging 30 feet. Thus the lake and lands adjacent are sheltered from
the Ocean by a natural breakwater, and are warmed in the winter by the mighty Gulf Stream- on the east and the great Lake
Okeechobee on the west. This, added to the Trade Winds and ocean breezes, makes the climate at this point ideal, both summer
and winter. Being immune from frost, this is the logical place for raising vegetables and tropical fruit.
Drinking water is pure and abundant. Wells average 20 to 30 feet, and can be driven at a trifling cost.
There are plenty of fresh and salt water fish, oysters, clams and wild game of all kinds for the sportsman.
Nearly all lines of business are now represented here. There is also a Chamber of Commerce, affiliated with the State
organization.
Lake Worth is in the midst of great developments. One of the greatest and most Important is the Okeechobee Canal,
which will have its outlet less than one mile north of town. This will provide drainage and transportation by water, thereby
opening one of the richest bodies of land in Florida. The map indicates the many beautiful rock roads now provided for.
Lake Worth is backed by a liberal Land Company and 7,000 contract holders.















81 9 t 2 Street, N, W,,
Washington, )D. C,
./y 18, 1914,


1�.r. Adolph Laoal,.
1356 ,'ou ih -rlov Avenue,
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lease par'&on del- il rjpl2yin.: to your
letter. A number r of ot e. ..o t ,'., hove been prees-
ig uponi , .hi4 :h 2iiu'. tur�v'n ;. 2 Li .ew.irt in iii'
c orre spond enc e

As to deed--the -tRter-ent found on page 5
01' i.1.o cOJin ,ract; i,;' r ... ... .".j . ..ain. 'i 'Altoreu ," ! is
oorreot except t-.. novi the cen'rr-l ei.grhy r.e tract
~it-.! trustees of the Internal I;.,r~vc,.i-ut i'und, and has
b r:c. - Ysn , by 4. lo "j 61i<,f i '.:1 -rouit Jourt of
Palm Beach County, Florida, for record. Under my
e xis tin cont.... t .. ....h be Lat e n... p e 2ll
due on rch 18, 1915. It will pay for another ei.-hit
cr, L-r t 'for' i.c.i , 1 . 4.1l r.cci'ivc deed. Other
eighties will be simil-.rily ',ald for r,.ch quarter
ti ra't er.

It 1 (i. ;:' td V th.- .th; buyers will s.oon
meet and organize. I have delayed calling them to-
;eth.r for tid , purpoce in order th.at mcre oi the time
buyers irsLht pay up and be able to participEte. Twenty
one btyer e hliave alrzc'.-y pr.ic in full, making A body
F.buniantly large to organize. These buyers will select
the trustees to whom I will m.,ae over the deed for the
centreO p-rty, andif desired for the adjacent aesy a
well, In like manner I am perfectly willing to .ign
over to the trustees the deeds for the remaining eighty
acres as they are paid for. The State prefer to do
business directly with me rather than with some associa-
tion with which they are not acquainted.

.:'fore receipt of your letter I had already
suggested my giving deed as above indicated, to a trust
company which, in turn, would give deed to individual
buyers, However, some of our buyers looked upon this
as a needless formality ia-producing an additional step.


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matter in thii ."y./

It would not, Lowve, L' aatisactory to ...kc
en &ssi :..,-nt of :ay State contract to a trustee to re-
zeive e-nd control all fund.,->-if L.i�.t i: ., Lac oi your
plan. The State has recently ,'ivcn me ,a ccond a.nd vegy
i .A al 2. trautr-.-l n iorm.i i.,.. i;j';..l an 1 �aJ a.ske.l oi'
it. Inste-'.j of requiring full pr. -.:nt on Lorch 1 th for
the ::-,ti.e ":cotion, it rt.uire6/'paey.. o. oly ,.CQ00 and,
follov.-inp that, in q.ur2rt erly in'tal.iInt n equal paymcntu,

Thi -' ritI us extrar;elCy'valuable ti:e, The
duvex..ocn' .n.0;d tul*i .ation ',ork i: .'ade puc;ib.e should
inure rrreatly to the na;'-v, itre of our association. '-
Olopent will 2a:ie .tt v.aleo o ULe~ unsold 1l. to the
advr.nt�ge of the develonprr-nt fund; as well as of the land
alred, 'ol to * -e Idva. .-, ,e of se oujer . .* tain, the
cronpin;: onperaton" now no'sible.,ei soon as our fund~ s wvr-
ra i, i'.... Easi 3 JOy 3i,'4al eiB, t ie o--possioly for
the entire remaining, qCv=,0, 0Powever, if our fund were
tied up turou,�h control by .-a3 iruj oijii;;ny, niis imnort-
ant. development work wokud be blocked.

I rmay idd that I have 'oeen buying section 2Q-
:C G) firom t1 In-t~.enal l;,provoieQ'.t oi:i.r'd J'.nd, bar4in 2:40 acrs,
have sold it practically all to individual buyerss , the very
ar e aojoriy of wo-a, hav paid outmL receivea tLeir deeds.
Fur'C, r, .'l. '? "..0 ' " ..... : ,- .;,' - ": ters o., , ,rg ting
in� th,, vj.ciniiy L.'re -,opr..ren Ily unable to uirv,y a. foot of land,

S ud :ve ::; .e :i' . .: l.1. fur everyone cf '-y .uyer i;o locate
his tract 3 te y ; , to., ... .. . .4. 3 . t
is .-o*;3.ible te, *ui< eaxani .ie b.:nie get many months a.go rw,-y have

inoi .jhood I ige coctrn.



in tLncororation. However, my Attrrrny .dvi, :-inst it on the
Gr uno t at incorporating would '~~ tirely trnitor:n the character
Sof a ccr."mnity 'a set fortB in article 2 of t e constitution inm
Ssobel ' corporation.* Our ideal is l-r'geioy represented by
the old ovew 'nu'lv;d Te'-r. meetih wiith c"odern i'-:'r,-vements; rather














than I.y, q.!y th~e Steel Trusts or Oil Truntd. (Our control is
'based on V'iej :rinciw-0. not On ario qh,-t', one, Vote, *u of one
irj.livivin'�vn onle vota. Further,, we w.ant to No1l Ih oor cpflrl
to nc--� 2rmsr~ eil after thew trpct is 'I~ o re .-iVe
left the wtio of iz'onrtoato bp diocn,-,ed. -), the


Ojur con'tra-ot hal rr"~.i --r -v I-argo roe o~f
~tud. �i t~d to at least t~hroe TPlny�'re and
quitet~~r Thei. ot * ~'~ i' ~.! a ~ocre >umn~ni n: I
to "Te prn-. h c~Cr!- t.tutiofl (article '1-5- XV) is easily

are ci:A'ic in fir e-1. .tever chnn-me; ,tre rnrxle will. I think,
xio to !j .-'1c3 L't, �ifvnibnrci tv~riflxolv i., et o 'tr oi', '.n1za.-
tiuri.

I r'iivht -�Iu thav- t~iousanda of -icrea of ,�orida~ ,'erglialem
~ 3j ~ ~3;Ijd 04i' "thy, .Y au d ~i r -v-.-~ d
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"r:.cy F~Ci hj,-Vtn 1_ h T~ e' Q 1 c, C' h 4 7 t r. to Lnar


to .4..d1.tLnt incia~ ircr ' learn a


-oard and reselling V, to irdiviLtj'i2--Is Ln 'i~o.~n
hic~',in ord;3r to gru~iy to'bi~r~ od~v ni Q1t ' a Town
,Qie rind '7-!jial, w1here suciesr' s�'Iull be er. �rI 'o""Ziol to theme

As to the n~hjnitun co:lony uri G(Jkt)Tlnvta . Vji'.on,, that
Loc I Ude '13 'y fronds t'md -lcqu!,intpance1s of' -in'e --vjri rr ann Lawrence
1r-.gan last Ocetober and, I.-.~r~gly wit'iou!" 'Antalhvokh
coqn oX crL2_Ia1~:Terest4nce, ~re nl V,~TJIt ~n~tr.~C & ne
aiud f.'~ or Uusineos next Ira.L.
I do not '.no- -who '-.-tve -teen criticisinig the :'ishiflgtof
coloniy, or' what facts they many have. In ainy vent, it ia much easier
to Bit 'in a comfortable office and criticise people waho are willing
to go out upon the firing line and r-c~lizire the experience w3ti~h
later-fi~y be worth inestimable s'ums to others, than to go to the
front oneself and acquire t�he cxv"-rience at firat hFtnd. The 'Vash.
ington Colony hAve worked strenuously and faithfully, almost alone
and practically without capital. Others~ ncy' are covrf-r and will
undoubtedly enter into their labors*


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IPowever, the 7'hehirigton Colony plan is niot at all the.
Fruitcretst y'"n. h' firgi-; it� lrpxgely the individual. th'- -Iccond
is the collective flipfl. '.h,- two are about, as disiiirvilar as dark.
ness an oi~t r a~e ctp.'c cc'cLb'XInhtw reims train*
T'he Fruitcreet -rlq Yt-, finally worked out months af'te2 the ".'ash-



haive bUeen so brief P. term P.s have the -'.2-Iirvrton Colony on
thnl r 1imid. T iccr 1 mAi ' The. 'j,,vell 1. iel.dt nair so fine,, ha~d then been~in Trnrto plant.

ycarl3 ago*

i. -tii wviord to o'ru~icres-p z~ }Lwlvo here n. olan th ioch

ee.,�c: ' ztlQ. i7ovz' c-ti oul- v.v' any imrroveymnit�rn it, lot him
qerd~C 1.1-t' ~onl~ Tr `L f2 L-' c � zV~' fJt>' r n "I etliode#
we Shrill .'o cr'Iitf) in~tu til coum'Inuliuity. (-'Ur' q io 7'dvertised as a-
--� c, n- r s**


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811 E St.,N.W.,
Washington,D. C.,gay 19,1914.

My dear Lawrenc e,
Your letter of the llth. reed. on bat. I thank you for
making itiso full,and complete. Shall see Kerr. I hear he
is in town.
As to soil density,we are anxious to know whether the
soil will hold 'up horses and tractors.
Am sorry your crops havenot done better in yield and
price. Glad you have not loaf your nerve.
I am sending herewith $25.00 which may help some. I
havebeen trying for a good while to find how you stanC fin-
ancially. In this letter you speak of owing a number of
people * Can you tell me how much you owe? I am not
at all willing you shall be dependent on the other men.
I am sure you are acquiring experience that will prove
valuable in future. Further, you must get the benefit
of other people's experience. The Everglades Magazine for
April is wortt studying. See pp.4,5,6w I wish we might
I test out the Kudzu found on p.11.
Speaking of horses,I assume they must wear muck shoes.
But would they sink even then?
Mr. Fuchs is quite willing that I shall mention his
name. We have sent a third $ot of seeds,and expect to send
more till you stop us. There will be plenty for you and
all. Maybe that fact will make some of them feel better.
I hope you wl 1 do your best to maintain harmony amdngh
the colonists. t)od feeling is vital to success. In
working with othe s, we must learn to tar sand forbear; to 4
study the other man's paint of view ,and give2tThe benefit os
every possible doubt. We must be willing to go half way ail
a good deal farther. For peace and harmony( "Peas and hom-
iny") are worth everything.
We havetalked with M. and find she is disposed to do
her part * In fact, she says she is dong her best now.
Between us,I don' think she is enthusiastic over the mat-
rimonial proposition with anyone. That may have bee n one
of the main reasons why D. went to the Glades,hoping absence
would work a change in her mental attitude. It doesn't
seem to be working that way,tho. Y'ur Motherfand I want
to do all we can at this end to oil up the machinery, but
matrimonial business is better left pretty exclusively to
those most intimately concerned.

How would it do for D to take oepiece of ground,
( rent free,of course) and handle it as he pleases;you doin-
the same with another piec%. Would not that simplify mat-
ters?









L.BeWo (2)


SA6I agree with you that summer cropping should be pushed.
Itjmproves the land for fall, andshould yield some results.
" I am anxious that we shall put live stock on theland:
hogs and cattle, especially* I wonder whether they would
mire down. Kudzu,alfalfa,and a lot of other things can be#
raised that will feed them abundantly. I think they are
surer that truck.

Am relieved to know the regular boats are to continue.
Stopping them would be much like stopping theR.R.trains else-
where* I presume the boat line will connect you with Okee-
chobee City when the RBR. is finished. That will bring
you nearer the northefr'V markets.

Am sorry you did not understand my question of May 7.
It is this: Since breaking the land by hand is so la-
borious and expensive,and since we hope to use machinery fot
that purpose,suppose we do soatbrea.king and pulverTgf'the
land ---say my land-- in good shape andlet other people use '/n-X
i* having to pay for this plowing* The land owner should C4
then get some return out of the crops What woud be a fair
% of crop for him and for the tiller? C.G.Rodes, of Lau-
derdade,is organizing pretty large farming operations on thBe
half-crop and quarter-crop basis. That is,he furnishes
land, fertilizer and everything but labor, The tenant fur-
nishes the labor;and he and Rodes divide the. crop equally*
I find both areysaksbfied. In other cases, Rodes furnish-
es everything but the Blor and fertilizer,and takes one
quarter of the crop* Now if our plow proposition succeeds
I should like to get a number of skillful farmers on my
land and on the 3?ruitcrest land,-- read$ broken, and the
breaking costing them nothingvand would like to make a fair
offer as to division of crops Two years ago, a crowd of
people were glad to go upon the raw, unbroken land at Dav-
ie,and like yourselves, spent most of their 1bor in break-
ing the land. They made no money. Wit) the promise of
having the land properly broken up and pulverized, it
seems to ke that a nui'nmber of capable people would be glad
to go upon the rich land at Ok.and F.C.,and divide the crops
I should be especially glad to get at least afew experienced
men like Mallard and Dowell in on this. Their experience
ought to beworth a great deal to the whole company. Can'tH
you get into touch with some of these men and write me how t
it looks to them?

We ought to get a good body of capable men in on Sees.
27 and 35 by fall,and make conditions as favorable as pos-
sible for their success, and then all boost to build up
this great region.









L.E.W. (3) U

We have begun house-hunting here* I dredd the next
few weeks.

Herman Walker and I are having a good many talks over
Fla. farming. It is the fashion in some quarters to knock
him;still, heknows a lot about the matter. He thinks your
soil needs lime and phosphorus to reLbase nitrogen. He
thinks aassau corn is what you should plant Says it with*.
stands Insects best* He suggests dogs and.cats for your
bird and animal pests* Your best summer crops he thinks
are okra and sweet potatoes.

Is is thought there that we must crop the land awhile
before planting grape fruit trees?

Can't you give me the address of "allard and Dowell?

With best regards to all the men and especially for
yourself I am, as ever,

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Yr. Fred Sh.y,

/ South Colton, N. Y.

Dear Sir:-

I understand that you are interested in

Florida land. I am erndint, you herewith Booklet

on Fruitcret.

We have the TL.TA. ((S8 Booklet. paEes 6-7.)

We have the LOCATICIo. (See nap on Booklet.)
We have the PLAN. (See Booklet, nar, 10-13.)

Wle have the PRICE. (See Booklet, onres 15-18.)

Standing as re do for 'JUTUALISI, concerns

standing for C01'T ICIALI':f, in the long run, can

compete with us about as successfully as Standnrd

Oil can com-pete with Uncle Sam.

Sincerely yours,






WE PROTECT BOTH THE DEALER AND THE GROWER


THE SOUTHERN PRODUCE EXCHANGE
INCORPORATED NOV. 1. 1913


GENERAL OFFICE:

OLIVER BUILDING


0FO i''"At; A'L".' FLA.


Davie, Pla., June 1, 1914


Dr. Thoma.s E. "'ill,
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LL.4r Doctor Will:


It may be that, in the course of '.ur business, -.- will
find some one who wants to live near the city and who Nwants a developed, cult:
voted tract on which he can reside at once.
Our tract here on Davie '' rn. is for sale. It is the front five acres
of " '-ct 37, Section 26, Twp 50 South, Range 41 LLst. It is on the canal
arid contains five acres. It is all, with the exce tion of a half acre( in
1. : . trees) under cultivation.
T7e have some 225 bananas out, most of them in bearing, some 20 avocados
20 lemons and limes, and some other trees-'all young.
A neat little shack will go with the place.
v.: ill sell for'12fO.
TV 1 is a low price, as other ten acre tracts have beti_.sold at : an
acre. "ive acres will be -i-n-c. Ih for almost .ny one to take care of.
The tree hammock will be most valuable for a grgye.
" shall continue to plant for summer crops and any one who gate the place
at'any ti:e- this summer, will have growin'-- crops to help him out at obce.
here
e have spert nearly three years 'and have f .i that we are - order r than when
-:oe care. ..rs. Potter is discouraged and wants to - t -.way. She wants to
scrnd the summers in Vir'inia and the winters in Florida iear a city.
Helm and the company have shown their true colors as urgrateful for all
we have done for them and we are both dis.agted.
If o *, can find us a ' 'er, you will confer a personal favor on us
and we shall also be be -glad to pay ,'o- the usual commission for selling.

H1op'rj !i--t e sha'l hear from you with a. offer, I remain
Very trul j; u: ,


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DIRECTORS:

JOHN M. MEARS, - PRESIDENT
H. M. VIELE. - - VICE-PRESIDENT
I. W. POTTER. - - - SECRETARY
C H. VANAUKEN. - - TREASURER

MANUEL HALEY - J. C. KLING
JOHN AUNAPU W. R. BOYD
C. L. NICHOLS


DISTRIBUTORS:

CRUTCHFIELD & WOOLFOLK

PITTSBURGH. NEW YORK. CHICAGO
JACKSONVILLE

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Pros na s.
J. G. P S STOKBS. Yale

M NCE KELLEY,
4 Cornell
President
B OOLE, Princeton

MO RIS HILLOUIT,
New York (Law School)
Secretary
LEROY SCOTT. Indiana
Organizing Secretary
HARRY W. LAIDLER. Wesleyan
Executive Secretary
Miss ALICE KUEBLER
The following endorse the Object
of the Society, as above:
Prof. C. A. Adams, Harvard
Prof. William Frederick Bad.,
Pacific Theological Seminary,
(U. of Cal.)
Prof. Emily G. Balch, Wellesley
Prof. Ernest S. Bates, Arizona
Prof. Charles A. Beard, Columbia
Prof. Arthur W. Calhoun. Maryville
Prof. Geo. Clarke Cox, Dartmouth
Prof. Morris W. Croll, Princeton
Prof. Lindsay Todd Damon, Brown
Prof. Charles P. Fagnani,
Union Theological Seminary
Prof. Kuno Francke. Harvard
Prof. Chester N. Gould, Chicago
Prof. Orthon G. Guerlae, Cornell
Prof. Thomas C. Hall,
Union Theological Seminary
Prof. Frank H. Hankins, Clark
Prof. Geo. McL. Harper, Princeton
Prof. Alfred Hayes, Jr., Cornell
Prof. Ellen Hayes, Wellesley
Prof. 1. W. Howerth, California
Prof.Arthur P.Hunt,Gen'l Theolog.
Prof. Vladimir Karapetoff, Cornell
Prof. F. L. Kennedy, Harvard
Prof. Gustav A. Kleene, Trinity
Prof. William A. McKeever,
Kansas State Agricultural
Prof. F. A. McKenzie, Ohio State
Prof. Lionel S. Marks, Harvard
Prof. Herbert A. Miller, Olivet
Prof. W. P. Montague, Columbia
Prof. Thos. D. O'Bolger, Penn.
Prof. Nathaniel Schmidt. Cornell
Prof. B. . . Smith, Conn. Agric.
Prof. Chas. P. Steinmetz, Union
Prof. Henry Taber, Clark
Prof. Wilbur M. Urban. Trinity
Prof. Geo. Ray Wicker. Dartmouth
CHAPTERS AT:
ADELPHI
ALBERTA (CAN.)
BARNARD
BROWN
CALIFORNIA
CHICAGO
CINCINNATI
CITY COLLEGE (N. Y.)
CLARK
COLGATE
COLORADO
COLUMBIA
CONN. AGRICULTURAL
COOPER UNION
CORNELL
DENISON
DEPAUW
FLORIDA
GEORGE WASHINGTON
HAMLINE
HARVARD
HIRAM
ILLINOIS
INDIANA
JOHN MARSHALL LAW
AM.-INTERNATIONAL COLL
KANSAS ST. AGRICULTURAL
MASS. AGRICULTURAL
MASS. INST. TECHNOLOGY
MEADVILLE THEOLOGICAL
MIAMI
M'ICHIGAN
MONTANA
MORNINGSIDE
N. Y. DENTAL COLLEGES
NEW YORK
NORTH CAROLINA
OHIO NORTHERN
OHIO STATE
OHIO WESLEYAN
OREGON AGRICULTURAL
AM. SCHOOL OF OSTEOPATHY
PENN. STATE
PRINCETON
RADCLIFFE
SIMMONS
SO. CALIFORNIA LAW
SPRINGFIELD, Y. M. C. A. COLL.
UNION THEOLOGICAL
UTAH AGRICULTURAL
VALPARAISO
WASHINGTON (WASH.)
WASHINGTON-JEFFERSON
WESLEYAN
WESTERN RESERVE
WILLIAMS
WISCONSIN
YALE


Intercollegiate Socialist Society

ROOM 1210, 105 WEST 40th STREET
NEW YORK CITY
Telephone. Bryant 4696
Object:
"To Promote an Intelligent Interest in Socialism Amonst College Men and Women."


ExemtWve Committee
Miss M. G. BATCHELDER. Allegheny
Miss JESSIE W. HUGHAN. Barnard
NICHOLAS KELLEY, Harvard
PAUL KENNADAY. Yale
HARRY W. LAIDLER, Wesleyan
Miss CARO LLOYD, Vassar
Miss JULIET S. POYNTZ, Barnard
Dr. I. M. RUBINOW. Columbia
Miss MARY R. SANFORD, Vassar
Prof. VIDA D. SCUDDER, Smith
H. D. SEDGWICK. Harvard
UPTON SINCLAIR, C. C. N. Y.
Miss HELEN PHELPS STOKES
WM. ENGLISH WALLING. Chicago
BOUCK WHITE Harvard



June 4, 1914.


Dr. Thomas E. Will,
811 E. St., N. W.,
Washington, D. C.


My dear Comrade Will:


Many thanks for your dues of $ 2.00 and your


good wishes. I have just finished my Ph. D. work and


am about to visit Europe. The best of success to you


in all your local endeavors.


Kindest regards to Mrs. Will.


Fraternll l














811 - 9 StreCt, N.W., Wa.~i .ton, D.C.,

June 13, 1914.

Hon. D. U. Fletcher,

Senate Of.'-ce Building,

7 ahinton, D. C.

Dear Senator Fletcher:

I aesire to call attention to the enclosed article

in the Ft. Lauderdale "Sentinel" regcrarin U.S. Agricultural

experts for Counties. I feel that icrk of this character is

extremely valuable, and I write to wnquire whether it :.:r not

be possible to secure such work in Palm Beach County, Florida,

for our Everrlade- farming operations. Cultivators, in in-

crea i.; numbers, are .Oin-'� to the Glandes whcre c nditions

are so new and unusual that even those v-ho have succL eJd

elsewhere in farc in.- are li*bly to make bad mitukes. At

the samo tine, with -r.o; er guidance, they should be very suc-

cessful on those same 1..nds. The Ag.ricultural Departr.ent is

becoming more practical all the tit.le. If it could aLrect v.ork

of the character inica-tedi in the article on th' Fl'crraaa Evcr-

fad.:.the results woultl be exceedingly helpful.

Hoping you r.ay be able to helT. brinn thia About, I

rei:iain,

Sincerely yours,


Encl.












811 - E Street,il.W., June 13, 1914,


Prof. A. W. P:tter,

Davie, Florld;.,

'y dear .r-.feesor Totter:

Yours of the lut w ia dumy received. I have visited -your

plaue, as you know, and ws much ir.iprei.-ed ith -what you an M.rs.

Potter h.-ve done on it. I oonfess that I amr surpriaeu that you

should desire novw to leave, for I felt that you vw.re -ltting things

i. nice iLre fc.r pe'.-manent r.ault.s, However, I ahail be l.d to

keep .;zur prop'.)sitior in rind, nnd,, if opportunity L.Jfourda, to

refer it to a possible y-urc:,sr.

I havL watch::a- with deep interest ev.r. move rade at Davie,

I have realized t'.A.t -uch ..u . been lcAri-,eda b%, f..-.r.c,, n have

felt that your penopl. there were aoquirlng experience that should" be

of gr --., v.lue not only to them but to nany others.

T:th Lt r,-erdas to Mrs. T- tter, I ar,

3ircerely ;c-urs,






THOSE. E. WILL, EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
EXECUTIVE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA SUFFRAGE LEAGUE THOSE. E. WILL .
f SECRETARY 807 WOOIbWARDlUILDING � ROSCOE JENKrdS%
p MRS. JENNIE L MUNROE
WASHINGTON, D. C. H. 0. SKINNER
TELEPHONESLOUIS KOPELIN
MAIN 1430 E. J. DAKIN
LINCOLN 3568 FEDERAL CONTROL OF FEDERAL AFFAIRS MISS GRACE HILLYER
DISTRICT CONTROL OF DISTRICT AFFAIRS W. D. MACKENZIE
LET THE PEOPLE RULE MAJOR W. O. OWEN
Dear Sir:-

That our local government will soon be profoundly modified seems
certain. Bills to this end are now before Congress, and others are
promised. The question for us is whether we shall sit idle and mute
while issues, vital to our well-being, are decided by others, or whether
we, ourselves, shall manifest a living, intelligent interest in our own
affairs.

The D. C. Suffrage League holds that government of the people, by
the people and for the people is our birthright as truly as that of any
other community on earth. Hence, we are giving careful study to our
coming form of government. Yet we realize that to attempt to impose our
own governmental ideal upon our neighbors would violate the democratic
principle as completely as did the arbitrary acts whereby, in 1871, 1874
and 1878, self-government here was superseded by a local despotism.

Justice and political wisdom alike demand that the coming local
government shall be instituted not by indirection, back-stairs influence
or a coup d' etat. or handed down by rulers to passive subjects. Instead,
it should represent an informed public opinion, the ripe fruit of full
and free discussion. "What concerns all should be considered by all."

To this end, the D. C. Suffrage League urges every interested
organization, civic, commercial, political, religious, labor, reform or
other, to take up, without delay, the discussion of the question, "WHAT
FORM OF LOCAL GOVERP-METi SHOULD EXIST IN 'hE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA?"

Aome, in the past, may have hesitated to assert their rights as
American citizens, lest they offend those in power. Today, a new
spirit is at work among us. in consequence, we are now more liable to
offend by manifesting timidity and apathy than by acquitting ourselves
like men. Lovers of liberty admire its manifestations in others.

Connected with this League are public speakers, students of the
problems of the District, including its government, who will be glad,
upon invitation, to address such bodies, without charge, or participate
with them in the discussion of this question.

District government is already receiving earnest consideration at
the Capitol. If we would make our own views feit, we have no time to
lose. Prompt action by your organization is therefore advised and an
early reply regarding speakers and dates wi!l be appreciated.

Very tru urs,



Executive Secretary.

sent Office Address, 7 Marlow Building, 811 E St., N. W.
k ent Office Telephone, M. 1555.













812 - s tr..�t, D. Xahn:tjIC.,

June J3, 19~14

M~rs. Lcvzra. V. McCu-1u.ouh,

L~.kc,;iorth, Fla*.

De~ar Mrs. !McCuliou i-:,

I zar c~nclos*J..., another of' nay letters~ wath nuti.r ornitteLu

this tirne. I see th.j-Lt youk 0.0 occus3.cnfl.4"y sUCCeoct �k ,ettino, I3ore

of' my -..tuff _,r~tc the HLerald, altho�.-uh I ,xder-�t~nu porJfeotly tlhiat

Mr. ST~ronl doe not enthuse over .yir f..~ nastinuch as he

cannot have it -41-1 to hAr.zelf. B~ uclh Ldtor~ia 0c'~rices as

you -'vthink neces ��ary to i.,'_e -. i. A_!- _ fuctorY tc, him.

Wie are just conpletf.nj- at f'~ ro.- i330 G to 700 Ran40. iph

St.,a IT.",. rlhic; h~ boen a blcit.' f4 for v.7 ftc
coliectZ.o)r of bcoki~ and parero. In additon, r~uolL � iQOumulat2.L'A

in Pf'i years. Thisrp'~ h ,� deKl.--e c91.',>_ )� ,nLuncos

I wi till hunt._`n.' the pr,.. tr r-l" trzxotr~o "7',.on

-t-Tiy arru fIound I expect t'her, to a z. .rvoetzt~ic in T-no.G.c~

bus', r- If You. kno-. of any ri"arL'f. , am. .-Gi(A:1.1!y any

discovery in that field, I sh��l2. .p rec3.ate fliatO.Break-

irj- lac by h:.n, at ;,2?0 to �L. cre oid~ fVL it broken a~t

a~bou~t Per �-1C~e ar!cU L.LJ flt:.1.aJ(! "k f�"Sts "re r dffer-

c r.t Tr -or'c e It-.zon. a Phen tha&s probleimki so .L 2. noI to be able

soon ttiore!;fter to stJt~rlf t1o Fl-� 44t�,nr b ;--4. -;,ork thl OkeeOLAnt4

di stri.ct.

Dlo you lknovi xviether tlJc ;urv - of the Ok~eelanta to,,r� site
will 'btK�.n soon?

17!.th best rc'ards, I am,

Sincerelyvous


I M M M ���






THOSE. E. WILL. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
EXECUTIVE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA SUFFRAGE LEAGUE THOSE. E. WILL
SECRETARY 807 WOODWARD BUILDING ROSCOE JENKINS
MRS. JENNIE L. MUNROE
TELEPHONES WASHINGTON, D. C. H. o. SKINNER
TELEPHONES__ LOUIS KOPELIN
MAIN 1430 E. J. DAKIN
LINCOLN 3568 FEDERAL CONTROL OF FEDERAL AFFAIRS MISS GRACE HILLYER
DISTRICT CONTROL OF DISTRICT AFFAIRS W. D. MACKENZIE
LET THE PEOPLE RULE MAJOR W. 0o OWEN

Dear Sir:-

That our local government will soon be profoundly modified seems
certain. Bills to this end are now before Congress, and others are
promised. The question for us is whether we shall sit idle and mute
'while issues, vital to our well-being, are decided by others, or whether
we, ourselves, shall manifest a living, intelligent interest in our own
affairs.

The D. C. Suffrage League holds that government of the people, by
the people and for the people is our birthright as truly as that of any
other community on earth. Hence, we are giving careful study to our
coming form of government. Yet we realize that to attempt to impose our
own governmental ideal upon our neighbors would violate the democratic
principle as completely as did the arbitrary acts whereby, in 1871, 1874
and 1878, self-government here was superseded by a local despotism.

Justice and political wisdom alike demand that the coming local
government shall be instituted not by indirection, back-stairs influence
or a coup d' etat, or handed down by rulers to passive subjects. Instead,
it should represent an informed public opinion, the ripe fruit of full
and free discussion. "What concerns all should be considered by all."

To this end, the D. C. Suffrage League urges every interested
organization, civic, commercial, political, religious, labor, reform or
other, to take up, without delay, the discussion of the question, "WHAT
FOFM OF LOCAL GOVER'LlMET SHOULD EXIt:T IN TnE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA?"

some., in the past, may have hesitated to assert their rights as
American citizens, lest they offend those in power. Today. a new
spirit is at work among us. In consequence we are now more liable to
offend by manifesting timidity and apathy than by acquitting ourselves
like men. Lovers of liberty admire its manifestations in others.

Connected with this League are public speakers, students of the
problems of the District, including its government, who will be glad,
upon invitation, to address such bodies, without charge, or participate
with them in the discussion of this question.

District government is already receiving earnest consideration at
the Capitol. If we would make our own views felt, we have no time to
lose. Prompt action by your organization is therefore advised and an
early reply regarding speakers and dates will be appreciated.

Very trulyurs,



Executive Secretary.

Present Office Address, 7 Marlow Building, 811 E St., N. W.
Present Office Telephone, M. 1555.










811 - E Street, N.W.,Washington,D.C.,


June 13, 1914.

Mr. Lawrence E. Will,
'Box 711 -
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

My dear Lawrence:

We have your Brother Jonathan of May 31st and
following, and are glad to get so full a report. Enclosed find
my current story which I hope contains nothing contraband.

We have gotten about settled, and are well pleased with
our new location, house, surroundings, the climate, etc. It is
much cooler there than at 1330. Your mother said this morning
the only thing lacking was her boy. She dishes you would come
back for the summer.

I presume you have received the $30. I plan to follow
with more. I have been making a few cash sales in Section 35
that have helped some.

I note your land is dry. Don't you think the overhead
irrigation the solution of both the drought and frost problems?
I believe it will pay, and that one can do more with it on a
small acre, and be safe than on a larger acreage without it.

I think-you are right in trying the live stock. Please
keep me informed. Where will you get posts, and at what cost?

On yesterday I sent you 18 pounds of Avocado seed. About
a week earlier I sent some wire with which to fence in your seed
bed. If the overhead wire is necessary let me know. Holland,
the dealer, believed strings stretched across, with bodies of
slain varments exposed would keepaway the pests.

I wish you could verify the Sentinel's story regarding
Dowell's big onion crop. It sounds almost too good. The snake
skin has not arrived.

I wrote both Dowell and Mallard regarding using plowed
land at Okeelanta or Fruitcrest, rent-free, but neither would
accept. Like Cllahan, both want additional "inducements".
Dowell writes that the Okeechobee Park people said to him:
"If you will pull up, lock,stock and barrel, and move everything
to Okeechobee Park, we will give you a warranty deed to ten acres
adjoining the town site; also ten more for your ten out in the
Glades. It is worth that much to have a man of your experience
with us." Would not that be a pretty high bid for me to make?
These men value their experience pretty highly. I rejoice that
we are accumulating some of our own right on the ground.

Yes, I missed you at moving time, but, with some help






fA L.E.W. -2-


from divers colored brethren, we have about gotten through.

Can't the boat-line render a little better service soon?
I remember your trouble with your house roof. Now comes this
about the month's wait for coal-tar. I can't understand uch
methods. I

Can you get through the summer season without ice? Or
have you any way of getting it, or of cooling water? Wouldn't
it be well to blast the rock and put your well down through it
and see if you don't get better water?

We shall be glad to get such supplies as you may care to
send, and will pay the other xan men their share.

By the way, just what and where is Okeechobee Park?

Has Bolles begun cutting that canal along the township line?
At which end is he beginning?

I wish I knew whether the State surveyor drove stakes
within Section 27 --and if so, how many-- or simply around the
border. I am inclined to believe he surveyed Bolles' four ad-
joining Sections, on east, west, north and south, and in that
way surrounded 27 with stakes, and stopped at that.

The Metropolis for the 5th says Holland and Butterworth
have arranged with a tractor and plow company to give their outfit
a triql at "Glade Crest" soon. I should like to learn about that.
If the attempt succeeds I should know what tractor and plows were
used. I have been trying for months to get some concern to take
its outfit onto the Glades and demonstrate that it has the goods.
Most of them don't want to do this.

I see Crockett is leaving. When will he return?

With best regards to Dick and the other men, L-am,

As ever, Yours,

""** ....,



.







~;:u~xx ~


�11 - E St.,"* .7., ".ui..Iin. ;ton, D.C.,

June 13, 1914.

Mr. Clinton T.o..r. oo.ruff,
7(r - North American Bldg.,
i2. South Broad Street,
"'l; ,- aa eiphia, P<.

IMy ae~r '.r. Yloo&ruff:

Ap:.'o; ) o.f our recent oorresrr i i. r c: regarc.-

in[;; suffrcto in the- DI;trict of Colunbia, I *,.-- auy :i.at 1 h;d

a converse ticon :.1th OCn'.r:^r...: -*;-.n '-7. V.'. E<.iley a Lhrt 1,;c-:.> ...nce

in which hc spoke, ith r much intcre�st nu aprec......1 .:i, : I let-

tor h. .-.. rece-.vec from i. ou. He . ]- * v.. th e t .t cu t.,.

help, Irroei. n orgi.nization soo as yours, hou-... be v utl e.

"... -. regionion c ont..nt :.n th.s cor unity a.. , cor:-pletely

t,,.flt:.- b L ro.rces ell un- ;uto? here, that i.t ; ......f .cuit to

creUte a local uemnonstraticn v;ort}:, 0. our situation. This fact

is availed of by the enerie's - self-government .. ... rc :t out

in a recent h..rin:r bef: :*. th .D.-trict Cof ;:. ttee o1 b. House on

public om.nership of street :rail;.s.y. If vwe are .uiucoent it is

decl...re ththt the pcopi �.re satisfied infl that 'act.:-Jn :-i un-

nece 3oury. If, hovcever, ,-.e endeavor to arouc -urnt :ent Lna r:-

r:ote action, %v-e are tl.cn bm naei B profcEsson-*rl-.. tut ore".

In the ciro; .,tamnces you can see thut lcuct. help would

be valuable. 7Ve shall ~.i- "lc e .ny thi";' your or nization

can do.


Very truly yours,






(BNERnAL. OFFICE: OUTHEUN OPFFXICr,
. LON(; BUILDING 22T, 12TH STHR EET
KANSAS CITY, 0MO. MtAMI, FLA.


erglaib ea #airs (Tompany

E. C. HOWE1, WAR(IiNGTON ). C., 11QADQUATRiM U:
GENERAL AGENT FOR THE S(0 G. STREET, N. WV.
COMPANY LAND OUIRAY 1 UII.DIIN PIiON1K MAIN *4260
Dear Sir:-

You will be interested to know that the work of reclaiming the
Florida Everglades is advancing by leaps and bounds.

The Furst-Clark Construction Company, a leader in its line, is
handling the work with extraordinary skill and vigor. Six great dredges are
working night and day, and several more are expected soon to begin.

Visitors, constantly coming to us from the 'Glades, are enthusias-
tic over the work and the outlook for the investor and homeseeker. One sub-
stantial business man declared at one of our meetings that the buyer is
"sure to win," and that "the only question is as to how much he will make."
The President of the State University of Florida visited us recently, and
testified to his faith in Everglade lands. T::: men who have actually
crossed the 'Glades - one, over twenty years ago, and the other, later --
have recently called, and strongly confirmed our statements r :-tding the
character of the lands and climate. Still others tell us that we understate
the facts, and that "the half has not been told."

Not long since, one caller bought of us ten acres, then twenty,
then another ten, and started for Miami. After seeing the lands, he wrote
us for twenty acres more.

E*.r.r:a -e lands are gri.;- fast. Within a year, one tract of
64,000 acres, and another of 180,000 acres were sold; another of 46,000
acres is now almost gone, and thousands of acres from other tracts have also
been sold.

The prices have risen from ;.24 and .130 to $40 and $50 per acre.
Our fifty-dollar land is now almost gone, and buyers can afford to waste no
time unless willing to purchase at $60.and $80 per acre, at which figures,
also, we have lands to sell.

Our office is now at 809 G Str-oet, N. W., in the Ouray Building,
one of the best office buildings in the city. We are on the ground floor,
and have a fine window with southern exposure, in which are displayed choice
products from the 'Glades. Crowds stop, day and night, to inspect it. Our
lantern lectures, reinforced by new slides, are given T..-esiy, Thursday, and
Saturday nights, and are finely attended.

We shall be glad to welcome all our friends, old and new, to our
new headquarters. To those who have not yet bought we can present THE op-
portunity of a life-time; to those who have, we can outline one plan which
will simplify their task of paying for their lands, and another, for obtain-
ing revenue therefrom.


Very truly yours,













811 - Street, N.W., Washinrton, D. C.,

June 13, 1914.

Mr. F. P. Dudley,

/ Bethesda, Md.

Dear Comrade Dudley:

I have not yet learned whetherr yCJu aeire to go ,n

with y: r Fruitcrest holding Nc. 56, For your sa e I ?hc.pe

you r:a" keep it. Their , tracts now stand 46 per cent hi, 'r

than when .you bcuh.t it, but you till' have the benefit of

the original figure. I feel that you cnrnot a-ford to let

this opportunity pass.


Fratornally yours,






GENERAL. OFFICE: qL, THII'IilN OFFriCFMr
LONG BUILDING RTg, 12TH STREET
KANSAS CITY, MO. MIAMI, FLA.


Eerglabr ean Balta .!Ijompany

E. C. HOW , WARHINGmTON, 1). C., IIiuADQUATRaHH :
GENERAL AGENT FOR THIlE 800 G. STREET, N. W.
COMPANY'S LIAN�� OUNRA IIUII) ING
PHONE MAIN -42o0
Dear Sir:-

You will be interested to know that the work of reclaiming the
Florida Everglades is advancing by leaps and bounds.

The Furst-Clark Construction Company, a leader in its.line, is
handling the work with extraordinary skill and vigor. Six great dredges are
working night and day, and several more are expected soon to begin.

Visitors, constantly coming to us from the 'Glades, are enthusias-
tic over the work and the outlook for the investor and homeseeker. One sub-
stantial business man declared at one of our meetings that the buyer is
"sure to win," and that "the only question is as to how much he will make."
The President of the State University of Florida visited us recently, and
testified to his faith in Everglade lands. Two men who have actually
crossed the 'Glades - one, over twenty years ago, and the other, later -
have recently called, and strongly confirmed our statements regarding the
character of the lands and climate. Still others tell us that we understate
the facts, and that "the half has not been told."

Not long since, one caller bought of us ten acres, then twenty,
then another ten, and started for Miami. After seeing the lands, he wrote
us for twenty acres more.

Everglade lands are going fast. Within a year, one tract of
64,000 acres, and another of 180,000 acres were sold; another of 46,000
acres is now almost gone, and thousands of acres from other tracts have also
been sold.

The prices have risen from $24 and (30 to }40 and $50 per acre,
Our fifty-dollar land is now almost gone, and buyers can afford to waste no
* . time unless willing to purchase at $60 and $80 per acre, at which figures,
also, we have lands to sell.

Our office is now at 809 G Street, N. W., in the Ouray Building,
one of the best office builj'.j s in the city. We are on the ground floor,
and have a fine window with southern exposure, in which are displayed choice
products from the 'Glades. Crowds stop, day and night, to inspect it. Our
lantern lectures, reinforced by new slides, are given Tuesday, Thursday, and
Saturday nights, and are finely attended.

We shall be glad to welcome all our friends, old and new, to our
new headquarters. To those who have not yet bought we can present THE op-
portunity of a life-time; to those who have, we can outline one plan which
will sirmplify Their taz': of i.p ing for their lands, end n,:tiher, for obtain-
ing revenue therefrom.

Very truly yours,













811 - E. St.,,.'., ?V.>r..:: .ton, D.C.,

June 13, 1914.


Mr. G. C. Bantz,
1628 - S Street, N.Y.,
CITY .

My dear Mr. Bantz: *

Am sorry you miseu ne -again. I :s pr.ctic.ily

throur-h no'. with my move and expect to be more regular ;.n the

off ; ce.

I should be .glaj.... to talk over vith you the circular you

left, and other plans for getting, development start-dt on the

Glades. The tn.I. 1 ripc t�o pu�h tlhii and I hc.te to see us

lose a day.


Sincerely yours,






GENERAL OFFICES: SOUTHERN OFFICESt
LONG BUILDING 227, 1-TH STREET
KANSAS CITY, MO. MIAMI, FLA.


Energlabl 1andb #as companyy

E. C. HOWVE, WASHINGTON. I>. C., IIEADQUATRERIH:
CGENEiRAL AGENT FOR THE 800 G. STREET, N. W.
COMPANY'R LANDM OU7RAY BUILDING
PHONI MAIN 4200
Dear Sir:-

You will be interested to know that the work of reclaiming the
Florida Everglades is advancing by leaps and bounds.

The Furst-Clark Construction Company, a leader in its line, is
handling the work with extraordinary skill and vigor. Six great dredges are
working night and day, and several more are expected soon to begin.

Visitors, constantly coming to us from the 'Glades, are enthusias-
tic over the work and the outlook for the investor and homeseeker. One sub-
stantial business man declared at one of our meetings that the buyer is
"sure to win," and that "the only question is as to how much he will make."
The President of the State University of Florida visited us recently, and
testified to his faith in Everglade lands. Two men who have actually
crossed the 'Glades - one, over twenty years ago, and the other, later -
have recently called, and strongly confirmed our statements regarding the
character of the lands and climate. Still others tell us that we understate
the facts, and that "the half has not been told."

Not long since, one caller bought of us ten acres, then twenty,
then another ten, and started for Miami. After seeing the lands, he wrote
us for twenty acres more.

Everglade lands are going fast. Within a year, one tract of
64,000 acres, and another of 180,000 acres were sold; another of 46,000
acres is now almost gone, and thousands of acres from other tracts have also
been sold.

The prices have risen from $24 and 320 to $40 and $50 per acre.
Our fifty-dollar land is now almost gone, and buyers can afford to waste no
time unless willing to purchase at $60 and S30 per acre, at which figures,
also, we have lands to sell.

Our office is now at 809 G Street, N. W., in the Ouray Building,
one of the best office buildings in the city. We are on the ground floor,
and have a fine window with southern exposure, in which are displayed choice
products from the 'Glades. Crowds stop, day and night, -co inspect it. Our
lantern lectures, reinforced by new slides, are given Tuesday, Thursday, and
Saturday nights, and are finely attended.

We shall be glad to welcome all our friends, old and new, to our
new headquarters. To those who have not yet bought we can present THE op-
portunity of a life-time; to those who have, we can outline one plan which
will simplify their task of paying for their lands, and another, for obtain-
ing revenue therefrom.

Very truly yours,






EDW. H. HUNTER. PRESIDENT JAMES R. BAXTER, VICE-PRESIDENT
GEO. A. DISSMORE. CASHIER A. G. KOONTZ. ASSISTANT CASHIER




IOWA STATE BANK
N. W. CORNER SIXTH AND LOCUST STREETS




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GENEH. OFFICES SOUTHERN OFFICE~ S
LONG BUILDING 227, 12TH STREET
KANSAS CITY, MO. MIAMI, FLA.


Enrglae' ian al (ompay

E. C. HOTWE, WARHINGTON, . C. ., IIEADQUATREE :
GENERAL AGENT, FOR TIlE 800 G. STREET, N. w.
COMPANY'S L.ANDM OURAY HUILI)ING
PHONE MAIN 4200
Dear Sir:-

You will be interested to know that the work of reclaiming the
Florida Everglades is advancing by leaps and bounds.

The Furst-Clark Construction Company, a leader in its line, is
handling the work with extraordinary skill and vigor. Six great dredges are
working night and day, and several more are expected soon to begin.

Visitors, constantly coming to us from the 'Glades, are enthusias-
tic over the work and the outlook for the investor and homeseeker. One sub-
stantial business man declared at one of our meetings that the buyer is
"sure to win," and that "the only question is as to how much he will make."
The President of the State University of Florida visited us recently, and
testified to his faith in Everglade lands. Two men who have actually
crossed the 'Glades - one, over twenty years ago, and the other, later -
have recently called, and strongly confirmed our statements regarding the
character of the lands and climate. Still others tell us that we understate
the facts, and that "the half has not been told."

Not long since, one caller bought of us ten acres, then twenty,
then another ten, and started for Miami. After seeing the lands, he wrote
us for twenty acres more.

Everglade lands are going fast. Within a year, one tract of
64,000 acres, and another of 180,000 acres were sold; another of 46,000
acres is now almost gone, and thousands of acres from other tracts have also
been sold.

The prices have risen from t24 and $30 to '-40 and $50 per acre.
Our fifty-dollar land is now almost gone, and buyers can afford to waste no
time unless willing to purchase at $60 and $80 per acre, at which figures,
also, we have lands to sell.

Our office is now at 809 G Street, N. W., in the Ouray Building,
one of the best office buildings in the city. We are on the ground floor,
and have a fine window with southern exposure, in which are displayed choice
products from the 'Glades. Crowds stop, day and night, to inspect it. Our
lantern lectures, reinforced by new slides, are given Tuesday, Thursday, and
Saturday nights, and are finely attended.

We shall be glad to welcome all our friends, old and new, to our
new headquarters. To those who have not yet bought we can present THE op-
portunity of a life-time; to those who have, we can outline one plan which
will simplify their task of paying for their lands, and another, for obtain-
ing revenue therefrom.


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LONG IIUILI)ING 227, -tur SrTREET
KANSAS CITY, MO. MIAMI, FLA.


Etrglabr Unb #alrs companyy

E. C. HOWE, WANHINGTON, D. C., HIEIADQUATlRERR:
GENERAL AGENT FOR THE SO0 G. STREET, N. W.
COMPANY'S LANIDM OURA"Y l,'UILD.IING
PHONE MAIN 42.0O
Dear Sir:-

You will be interested to know that the work of reclaiming the
Florida Everglades is advancing by leaps and bounds.

The Furst-Clark Construction Company, a leader in its line, is
handling the work with extraordinary skill and vigor. Six great dredges are
working night and day, and several more are expected soon to begin.

Visitors, constantly coming to us from'the 'Glades, are enthusias-
tic over the work and the outlook for the investor and homeseeker. One sub-
stantial business man declared at one of our meetings that the buyer is
"sure to win," and that "the only question is as to how much he will make."
The President of the State University of Florida visited us recently, and
testified to his faith in Everglade lands. Two men who have actually
crossed the 'Glades - one, over twenty years ago, and the other, later -
have recently called, and strongly confirmed our statements regarding the
character of the lands and climate. Still others tell us that we understate
the facts, and that "the half has not been told."

Not long since, one caller bought of us ten acres, then twenty,
then another ten, and started for Miami. After seeing the lands, he wrote
us for twenty acres more.

Everglade lands are going fast. Within a year, one tract of
64,000 acres, and another of 180,000 acres were sold; another of 46,000
acres is now almost gone, and thousands of acres from other tracts have also
been sold.

The prices have risen from .'24 and $30 to -l40 and $50 per acre.
Our fifty-dollar land is now almost gone, and buyers can afford to waste no
time unless willing to purchase at $60 and $80 per acre, at which figures,
also, we have lands to sell.

Our office is now at 809 G Street, N. W., in the Ouray Building,
one of the best office buildings in the city. We are on the ground floor,
and have a fine window with southern exposure, in which are displayed choice
products from the 'Glades. Crowds stop, day and night, to inspect it. Our
lantern lectures, reinforced by new slides, are given Tuesday, Thursday, and
Saturday nights, and are finely attended.

We shall be glad to welcome all our friends, old and new, to our
new headquarters. To those who have not yet bought we can present THE op-
portunity of a life-time; to those who have, we can outline one plan which
will simplify their task of paying for their lands, and another, for obtain-
ing revenue therefrom.


Very truly yours,






GEO.W.P. HUNT
GOVERNOR

ILxXcuttrU c r fffie
S tatefi itc
S hocrix, Ari uiua






June 23, 1914.



Mly dear Professor Clothier:

Your letter of the 20th inst.,
suggesting Prof. Will for appointment as
President of the University of Arizona,
has had my careful consideration.

I appreciate your thoughtfulness
in volunteering to assist the Board with
a suggestion,but,of course, in a matter of
this kind,I would deem it inadvisable for
me to takl any active part, since the mem-
bers of the Board are my appointees and
should be free, so far as possible, to make
a selection in accordance with their best
judgment and the interests of the State,

It would, however, be perfectly in
order for Prof. 'Will to address a letter
of application to Hon. Frank H. 'Hereford, of
Tucson, Chancellor of the University,setting
forth his qualifications for appointment.
Should your friend decide to do this, you may
rest assured that the Board will give careful
consideration to his application.

Yours very truly,



Governor of Arizona.

Prof. R. Y7. Clothier,
313 N. Juliette Avenue,
Ilanhattan, Kansas.




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811 - St*,N.W.,

Washington,D.C',July 3,1914.

My Dear Lawrence,

I've been neglecting you badly, and I a&writing now under
difficulties,for a couple of men are in the office and talking so
I can hardlthink.

Enclosed find a chk. for $45.00-- ave been wanting to get t
it off for several days.

You shld, have had another lot of seeds* Mr. Fuchs has lo1
his job, and that may make it harder for us to get seeds. He
thinks he has arranged it so we can get them,but they do not seem
to be coming.

I'm putting in a lot of time now planning how to get things
started on the land this fall, what to raise and how to raise it.
The enclosed hog letter I am sending to some 8 ppl. who ought to
know* If there is anything in it it shld. mean much for our work.

Glad Bolles is cutting the canal. It will be invaluable
to us as well as to hiy/ Have had a chance to sell my ten in
sec.5 (45--36)0 in consequence. Hove put it at .,500 cash. tt
will be near he canal and road.

I see the lock on the N.N.R.canal is being put in. That
shld. help greatly. The Ld. Herald said you had been in town.
Hope you had a good time.

Mr. Copper now o-wes me $100* Of course, I do not intend
to crowd him. At the same time, he shld. not crowd you.
I certainly hope you can get your tree seed to grow. They
will represent wealth in time.

I think the bananas will do well. There will beagreat fu-
ture for them.

Yes, I think you shld. give Copper some grape fruit seeds,
especially since you have such a lot. Xou must be re..dy to give
Mr. Fuchs some trees later, tho he has not said so* lie is very
generous. We must reciprocate.

Am asking a lot of the nursery p pl to sed you their catalogs
Some of these prefer to bud the grape fruit on the grape fruit
root. Some do not, but none I have seen knock the practice hard.
See Homestead Nurseries, P/7nand Buckeye, P.9.
All are well. Enjoy the new house greatly. *nrnme wants
her boy.----By the way, if one could buy that alligator wallow west
of Fruitcrest and raise alligators he might make money. '7ht locate
So long, and Hurrah for the Fourthl -
As ever, .,- -/








Florida East Coast Railway
FLAGLER SYSTEM W
TRAFFIC AND OPERATING DEPARTMENTS
J. P. BECKWITH
' ICE-PRESIDENT
St. Augustine, Fla., July 3rd, 1914.
File 242.


Mr. Thos. E.Will, President,
Florida Everglades Homebuilders' Asen,
811 E Street, N.W.,
Washington,D.C.

Dear Sir:-

Yoar favor of the 25th ultimo addressed to Mr. J.R.
Ingraham, Vice President of this Company has been referred to me
for attention.

The date when we will commence operation of trains into
Okeechobee is not definitely known at this time, it depending on
when the contractors finish the line to that point. However, it is
quite probable it will be sometime in the late Fall.

The northern terminus of the Kissimmee Valley Branch
will be Naytown, Fla. for the present. It is quite probable within
the next two years extension will be made to New yrna, which is
the headquarters of one of our Superintendents.

There are no further extensions of our Line definitely
planned for at this time. It is possible, however, extensions
may be made from time to time as conditions warrant.
Yours truly,

Vice President.


B/c.













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JulT 3, 1914.

T.r, Geo. * .'J.s :ore,



Ly dear Sir:

. !ini, to ,.-ur ecent f 'vor I "-All

'i tiaq try t ou nar st-r. r0 1t .CO sh,

and n ru n em nx iouv; to sel? it rtthrt fi--

ure.

, to finanoi"- standin"gr, ~' . "ire

i d I o'rn o 3 ',: -crtea of the m V i '.' 1'~rndin ',e ,ve

.-i' .,-, itnoat inanu' nce, deed record :d, and

txes paid.
"Individual d velon n '. i. t i thin"

that . be n n i - fire in t- Gades :early

five '.,"'. s -i 7-:i1l do-'btss I~. 1 cor inue to

".. ire. : I n lain to . ~oes

riot depend .. the fortune s na 'hilities of t" e

s c tter .', .o '.. ".on ri ,.-,es. Once l"nc."d, it

... ould. � "orth ... to 11 th'e i .'-rT in the ".p



I -3 '.1 be . to return -o , you.

contract for tract 58, -nd ', ve the .. 2.-. return

yoV-r tru'." ..'. yey

Very truly your 3,






THOSE. E. WILL, EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
EXECUTIVE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA SUFFRAGE LEAGUE THOSE. E. WILL
SECRETARY 807 WOODWARD BUILDING ROSCOE JENKINS
MRS. JENNIE L. MUNROE
TELEPHONES, WASHINGTON, D. C. H. o. SKINNER
LOUIS KOPELIN
MAIN 1430 E. J. DAKIN
LINCOLN 3568 FEDERAL CONTROL OF FEDERAL AFFAIRS MISS GRACE HILLYER
DISTRICT CONTROL OF DISTRICT AFFAIRS W. D. MACKENZIE
LET THE PEOPLE RULE MAJOR W. 0. OWEN

Dear Sir:-

That our local government will soon be profoundly modified seems
certain. Bills to this end are now before Congress, and others are
promised. The question for us is whether we shall sit idle and mute
while issues, vital to our well-being, are decided by others, or whether
we, ourselves, shall manifest a living, intelligent interest in our own
affairs.

The D. C Suffrage League holds that government of the people, by
the people and for the people is our birthright as truly as that of any
other community on earth Hence, we are giving careful study to our
coming form of government. Yet we realize that to attempt to impose our
own governmental ideal upon our neighbors would violate the democratic
principle as completely as did the arbitrary acts whereby, in 1871, 1874
and 1878, self-government here was superseded by a local despotism.

Justice and political wisdom alike demand that the coming local
government shall be instituted not by indirection, back-stairs influence
or a coup d' etat, or handed down by rulers to passive subjects. Instead,
it should represent an informed public opinion, the ripe fruit of full
and free discussion. "What concerns all should be considered by all."

To this end, the D. C. Suffrage League urges every interested
organization, civic, commercial, political, religious, labor, reform or
other, to take up, without delay, the discussion of the question, "WHAT
FORM OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT SHOULD EXIST IN ThE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA?"

Some, in the past, may have hesitated to assert their rights as
American citizens, lest they offend those in power. Today. a new
spirit is at work among us. In consequence we are now more liable to
offend by manifesting timidity and apathy than by acquitting ourselves
like men, Lovers of liberty admire its manifestations in others.

Connected with this League are public speakers, students of the
problems of the District, including its government, who will be glad,
upon invitation, to address such bodies, without charge, or participate
with them in the discussion of this question.

District government is already receiving earnest consideration at
the Capitol. If we would make our own views fe.t, we have no time to
lose. Prompt action by your organization is therefore advised and an ,
early reply regarding speaker's and dates wi be app eciated.

Very tr urs,



,utive Secretary.i

Present Office Address, 7 Marlow Build"n 11 E St., N. W.
Present Office Telephone, M. 1555.















811 .
xxxx xx


July 3, 1914.

jr. I .J.D'r-Inp8"'y,

' ar Dept/,

City.

Dear Yr. Dempsey,

I hY-v' given cr ful study to tie enclosed

par rs* 'y judgment is that you 3houl- surrende�r

neither stock or money; -.nd, that in no circum-

st-nces,should yo'.. give thie people n. p-roy.

'Ver truly yours,














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-JJuly ,1914.

*-.J.Dcmpsey,




f Vr. Demps ey,

tse-C- ' ^< ZI Ir gi-ven car' fu1l -tudy, to t"--e enclosed

1-/t -$ c- er'* y judgment is that you should surrender

- thIr t tock: or money; and, that in no circum-

nces,~ohould you Cive the people ar proxy.

l ery truly yours,










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<;ENEAL. OFFICE: SOUTHERN OFPICEN,
LONC( BUILDINGG 227, 12TH STREET
KANSAS CITY, MQ. MIAMI, FLA.


Ierglaie oanb Bair Q(ompany

E. C. HOWE, WASHINOTON, 1). C., IIEADQUATRE1t4:
GlINERAL AGENT FOR THE 800 G. STREET, N. VW.
COMPANY'S LAND OURAY BUILDING
PHONE MAIN 42((00
Dear Sir:-

You will be interested to know that the work of reclaiming the
Florida Everglades is advancing by leaps and bounds.

The Furst-Clark Construction Company, a leader in its line, is
handling the work with extraordinary skill and vigor. Six great dredges are
working night and day, and several more are expected soon to begin.

Visitors, constantly coming to us from the 'Glades, are enthusias-
tic over the work and the outlook for the investor and homeseeker. One sub-
stantial business man declared at one of our meetings that the buyer is
"sure to win," and that "the only question is .as to how much he will make."
The President of the State University of Florida visited us recently, and
testified to his faith in Everglade lands. Two men who have actually
crossed the 'Glades - one, over twenty years ago, and the other, later -
have recently called, and strongly confirmed our statements regarding the
character of the lands and climate. Still others tell us that we understate
the facts, and that "the half has not been told."

Not long since, one caller bought of us ten acres, then twenty,
then another ten, and started for Miami. After seeing the lands, he wrote
us for twenty acres more.

Everglade lands are going fast. Within a year, one tract of
64,000 acres, and another of 180,000 acres were sold; another of 46,000
acres is now almost gone, and thousands of acres from other tracts have also
been sold.

The prices have risen from $24 and $30 to $40 and $50 per acre.
Our fifty-dollar land is now almost gone, and buyers can afford to waste no
time unless willing to purchase at 160 and $80 per acre, at which figures,
also, we have lands to sell.

Our office is now at 809 G Street, N. W., in the Ouray Building,
one of the best office buildings in the city. We are on the ground floor,
and have a fine window with southern exposure, in which are displayed choice
products from the 'Glades. Crowds stop, day and night, to inspect it. Our
lantern lectures, reinforced by new slides, are given Tuesday, Thuvs&ay, and
Saturday nights, and are finely attended.

We shall be glad to welcome all our friends, old and new, to our
new headquarters. To Those who have not yet bought we can present THE op-
portunity of a life-time; to those who have, we can outline one plan which
will simplify their task of paying for their lands, and another, for obtain-
ing revenue therefrom.


Very truly yours,














811 E
xxxxxxx



July 3,1914.

Prof. R.7.Clothier,

Paxico, as.

Ny dear Prof. Clothier,

I hweyour very kind letter of the

26th. ult. I was sorry not to see you

again before yon left, as there '~er

a number of things I should hYve been

glad to go over with you" Further, I

had hoped to hnve you nt our house.

I have given careful conr.iderp.tion

to your thoughtful suggestion. As you

know, work of that character npp'.rIs to

me very strongly. However, ! have been

planning and working so long on my Flor-

ida enterprise-- whichby the way,con-

teqpplates import-nt educational -ork--

that I do not feel free to drop it.

I was called west a year ago,to
consider a good educational position.

I certainly thank you for your kind-
ly interest. Be sure to look me up if
in the city again.

Cordially yours,





I


THOSE. E. WILL, EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
EXECUTIVE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA SUFFRAGE LEAGUE THOSE. E. WILL
SECRETARY 807 WOODWARD BUILDING ROSCOE JENKINS
MRS. JENNIE L. MUNROE
TELEPHONES, WASHINGTON, D. C. H. O. SKINNER
LOUIS KOPELIN
MAIN 1430 E. J. DAKIN
LINCOLN 3568 FEDERAL CONTROL OF FEDERAL AFFAIRS MISS GRACE HILLYER
DISTRICT CONTROL OF DISTRICT AFFAIRS W. D. MACKENZIE
LET THE PEOPLE RULE MAJOR W. 0. OWEN

Dear Sir:-

That our local government will soon be profoundly modified seems
certain. Bills to this end are now before Congress, and others are
promised. The question for us is whether we shall sit idle and mute
while issues, vital to our well-being, are decided by others, or whether
we, ourselves, shall manifest a living, intelligent interest in our own
affairs.

The D. C Suffrage League holds that government of the people, by
the people and for the people is our birthright as truly as that of any
other community on earth. Hence, we are giving careful study to our
coming form of government. Yet we realize that to attempt to impose our
own governmental ideal upon our neighbors would violate the democratic
principle as completely as did the arbitrary acts whereby, in 1871, 1874
and 1878, self-government here was superseded by a local despotism.

Justice and political wisdom alike demand that the coming local
government shall be instituted not by indirection, back-stairs influence
or a coup d' etat, or handed down by rulers to passive subjects. Instead,
it should represent an informed public opinion, the ripe fruit of full
and free discussion. "What concerns all should be considered by all."

To this end, the D. C. Suffrage League urges every interested
organization, civic, commercial, political, religious. labor, reform or
other, to take up, without delay, the discussion of the question, "WHAT
FORM OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT SHOULD EXIST IN TnE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA?"

Some, in the past, may have hesitated to assert their rights as
American citizens, lest they offend those in power. Today, a new
spirit is at work among us. Tn consequence we are now more liable to
offend by manifesting timidity and apathy than by acquitting ourselves
like men. Lovers of liberty admire its manifestations in others

Connected with this League are public speakers, students of the
problems of the District, including its government, who will be glad,
upon invitation, to address such bodies, without charge, or participate
with them in the discussion of this question.

District government is already receiving earnest consideration at
the Capitol. If we would make our own views fe.t, we have no time to
lose. Prompt action by your organization is therefore advised and an
early reply regarding speakers and dates will be appreciated.

Very tru rs,



Executive Secretary.

Present,,Office Address, 7 Marlow Building, 811 E St., N. W.
Present Office Telephone, M. 1555.
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THOSE. B. WILL, PRESIDENT
>. W. HERRIOTT, VICE PRESIDENT


MNlRR. LAURA V. MCCULI.OU;GH
EDITOR


MRS. VIRGINIA BROWN WHIPPI.I. Irf AI'T.a>
U. S. MI1'MAKI R, TRHASuTER


811 3
3WR STREET NORTHWEST
TEIJnPHONE MAIN 42(00
NVASHINGTON, D. C.



July 3,1914.

Mr. Geo. O.Butler,

Clerk Circuit Court,

West Palm Beach,Fla.

My dear Mr. Butler,

There is on file in your office a trust

deed issued by the Florida Everglale Land Co. to

three Trustees representing the buyers from that

company at the auction of April,1912. As one of

the purchasers at that auction-- my wife and I hav-

ing 120 acres bought at that time--I desire a copy

of the trust deed. Could you furnish ity If so,

what would be the cost?

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Wash.,D.C., July 8,1914.

Dear Lawrence,

Jos. Connah, of the Holt Mfg. Co*,writes
me: >

On July 1, we 'shipped from our factory in Peo-
ria, Ill.,a Baby aterpillary equipped with
36'' tracks. This engine was shipped to
thLe Iiami "and and Development Co.at detroit,
Flao,The land it will operate on is reclaimed
muck land and pretty soft...

I hope he( L.E.W.) will get down to Detroit
while I am, there and see the Miami Co.'s en-
girein operation. He will then be able to
judg or himself of the engine's adaptability
to your ypper Everglades requirements.

I will advise you as soon as the above 1"aby"
has arrived at its destination, and is in oper-
ation.

Now here is the opportunity to see for ourselves just what's
what in the tractor line. r. Helm wrote 1re on the 26th.
June;

The most successful tractor for work in muck
lands that we know about is the Holt baby Cater-
pillar... This machine can be manufactured with
an extra wide tread, and will stand up satis-
factorily, without sinking into tte muck...
'I believe it would pay you to get into corres-
pondence with Mr. Connah( Agt. of the Holt Co.)

Unfortunately, he does not tell me how heknows. Still, I
havecomplete faith in his judgment. At the sane time, his
< Glade land diVffers from ours. What we must know, if it an
be learned, is :
l1 Will the Holt stand up,and pull on our lan1 ,

-2) What kindof plows do we need: mouldboard,
disc, or something else?

3) Will these plows turn under the raw saw-
grass, just as it stands, or must it jbeburned?

I am asking L:r. Jos. Conn!ah to tell y ju just when to come to
see this demonstration* Then I want--you to drop everything,








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and go. I will see that. the bill for trip is paid.

I have done an enormous amount of work in trying to find
just what tractor and plow we need* We can't afford to
go on farming Egyptian fashion, and we can't afbrd to fall
down on the kind of equipment* It costs too much both
in money andtime. I vebee3 trying for months to get
some traction firm to put its machiheto the test * Most
wo'nt touch it. Others say they will, are trying to geto
itand so on. But hereAe ithe chance; if the thing panst
put, and you tell me so; and can get experienced men to sy
so in writing, and send what they say on to me here, tWt,
I believe, 'will help me immenseeyin getting thingslined
up for the fall wor k.

As ever ypurs,




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GENIAL OFFICE: SOUTHERN OFFICE:
LONG BUIIDINIG 227, 12TH STREET
KANSAS CITY, MO. MIAMI, FLA.


Enrrglatab Ieanb Oalr ( company

E. C. HONVE, WASHINGTON, D. C., IlEADQUATRER :
GENERAL AGENT FOR THE 800 G. STREET, N. NV.
COMPANY'SA IANDS OURAY BUILDIING;
PHONE MAIN 4200
Dear Sir:-

You will be interested to know that the work of reclaiming the
Florida Everglades is advancing by leaps and bounds.

The Furst-Clark Construction Company, a leader in its line, is
handling the work with extraordinary skill and vigor. Six great dredges are
working night and day, and several more are expected soon to begin.

Visitors, constantly coming to us from the 'Glades, are enthusias-
tic over the work and the outlook for the investor and homeseeker. One sub-
stantial business man declared at one of our meetings that the buyer is
"sure to win," and that "the only question is as to how much he will make."
The President of the State University of Florida visited us recently, and
testified to his faith in E e:-alan, lands. Two men who have actually
crossed the 'Glades - one, over twenty years ago, and the other, later -
have recently called, and Er-ccnly confirmed our statements regarding the
character of the lands and climate. Still others tell us that we understate
the facts, and that "the half has not been told."

Not long since, one caller bought of us ten acres, then twenty,
then another ten, and started for Miami. After seeing the lands, he wrote
us for twenty acres more.

Everglade lands are going fast. Within a year, one tract of
64,000 acres, and another of 180,000 acres were sold; another of 46,000
acres is now almost gone, and thousands of acres from other tracts have also
been sold.

The prices have risen from $24 and $30 to $40 and $50 per acre.
Our fifty-dollar land is now almost gone, and buyers can afford to waste no
time unless willing to prchv. e at $60 and $80 per acre, at which figures,
also, we have lands to sell.

Our office is now at 809 G Street, N. W., in the Ouray Building,
one of the best office buildings in the city. We are on the ground floor,
and have a fine window with southern exposure, in which are displayed choice
products from the 'Glades. Crowds stop, day and night, to inspect it. Our
lantern lectures, reinforced by new slides, are given Tuesday, Thursday, and
Saturday nights, and are finely attended.

We shall be glad to welcome all our friends, old and new, to our
new headquarters. To those who have not yet bought we can present THE op-
portunity of a life-time; to those who have, we can outline one plan which
will simplify their task of paying for their lands, and another, for obtain-
ing revenue therefrom.

Very truly yours,










811 E St.,N.W*,
Wash.,D.C.,July 9,1914,
Dear L.

Kerr, byinvitation, spent last evening at our house. 'VN&
Mamma fell quite in love with him. He gave us a lot of pointexss
He is confident if we put the slowdown say one foot, it will go tUW
thru. the soil o.k. Thin1's we would do well to usea sub soil plow.
Also a rolling cutter.

K. thinks we can get the tractor up by using the lighter,
especially after tje lock has been repaired.

He says Crockett went to Torry Id. to investigate the hog
situation* Can get wild hogs, selected, at 0 / per lb.,and un-
selected, at 5 i / . Says Bryant said pigs from a Poland China
simr and razor back sow were fine.

K. had-Overglades soil tested at the Dept. of Ag.(Bure-%.u
of Soils). They said it was quite acid, and needed about 1,000 *r
lbs. of lime per acre. recommended lime rock from the canal.
We tested what you sent us, and also found it acid.

K. said none o� you had ever been able to get a line on the
Jupiter-- Okeechobee oad* I read him two accts. from the Home-
seeker about' . They are very definite and eCcouraging* It seems
to be o.k. It cost the county 30,000 .

Now how to get the benefit of this road. I suggested
loading a motor cyule on a launch, hauling the former to the Lake
end of the road, chaining up the bo,�t, andthen spinning to the
coast. he thought this might work all right. If so, it will
represent an enormous saving in time, anOd a good saving In money.
It will bring you right in to touc_,h with civilization.

.'I suggest that you look into the possibilities of this soon.
Go in the 1-unch to the Lake end of the road,straight west of Ju-
--pitr. .s-A h- -r is4 Ae- enough to let you mn.ke a landing,
and if'the road is passable. If so, a motor cycle must be scared
up in some way, andthis rbad must become our chief highway.

Karr sys hand Crockett plan to return to the Glades this
farll. K. has first to get his wife's consent, which isn't an easy
matter* Yo-ur Mamma says she is n't surprised.

The little gators -re safe at a house next Kerr's.

Wrote you yesterday-. we've got to keep in ptetty close'touh
now, as the ime is shortening. help m11ll you can on the matters'
I have writ en you about recently that have to do with my getting
the farming on a good basis.

Got a mighty good nman into the Yruitcrest Colony to-day.
Judge 'WBVFleming,an old friend of mine,4n Govt. services He took
a Grade I and a Grfdfe'V, and paid 4104 down. ayy t in heavily.

As ever yours,








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7,/9/' 14.

P.S. See Evergldes magazine Dec.1913,P.l

10,for "Olla," and Jan. 1914,P.8,for "IN

"Iceless Refrigerator." Can you use
these?

Dr. Gifford thinks well-of my
pig scheme*(Circular letter;copy sent
you.) Says native hogs beat plowv'.
Advises sweet potato tops and velvet
beans. has thot of this: Fencing
in 10 acres with wire;buying heifers
in Kissimmree country or at Ft. Thomp-
son;($12 --$20 ea.) Are crazy for sweet
potato vines. Feed a little corn.-Fol-
loyw with pigs. "After cattle and hogs
have worked ground over for a year it
bught to be in splendid shape for any
kind of crop."

"Velvet baens and swwet potatoes
wd. yield an envmous amt. of forageand
the cattle wd. be in good shape;, for
marker right here in Miami."


T.E.W.


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