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Title: The Collier County news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Everglades Pub. Col
Place of Publication: Everglades Fla
Creation Date: March 31, 1928
Publication Date: -1963
Frequency: semiweekly[ -1963]
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Everglades City (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Collier County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Collier -- Naples
Coordinates: 26.153056 x -81.798611 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1923.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -40th year, no. 71 (Oct. 31, 1963).
General Note: Published at Naples, Fla. Nov. 7, 1947- .
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 4, no. 26 (July 14, 1927).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Extensive' development 0 f ,,a synopsis of|the life and death! The Island < % Ce-tiY.: Island tropical of these old buccanneers, terrors .
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p.1r'OtRnear ,-_ Gasparilla Island the norther- find a half bidden entrance toa
: Fort Myers and i islands off our southern seas. 'J""" '" most of the chain of 'lcw ly- lagoon and if t ff find a

,.... an adjoining internationally is rapidly known making Today. Captiva is one of the 1 In _order that the thousands olreaps oi f-the; Fort Myers Press ,may Gulf fertile of islands Mexiso which in Lee dot the boat also they can drift, row

playground of an indent land exclusive islands of the southwest -', comprehend the importance of. tIjS'| islands off the \ve coast. of Florida, and form most of its county western -- or chug-chug with down branches tile magical -
where once the pirate trod bat and people from all-parts. waterway.
all the modern buildings and. of the world marvel at its-tropical and to show some of the things qeingfdoneon: thee islands The FortMyers boundary.; isolated in Although of the age-old tree meeting
seemingly a vast
skyscrapers in the world will 'grandeur, and are not"-surprised Press today presents this' ang and !Gulf:; Coast edition. It has 1 expanse of white capped blue over their heads--OA and. until on
in the sheltered Mitt
never of entirely the obliterate memories that it was picked, out.; been evident for sortie time that./mese ;:beauty spots to the west of the waves it is in close tooth witb they suddenly entcxge from

by-gone days. by the pleasure-loving pirates; of mainland of Lee.-and -Collier Counties should be better known to the general cosmopolitan Ufe.tJoarG ben-\reached their tree-arched seclusion into
the Sea ilroad
Prior to tV,. rear 1800. pirates long ago as the ideal place' t o by the sunlight which floods the
public. The winter jut closing has demonstrated that-
in search of a suitable base live. season I with through Putty fj cars lagoon. Not a sound I is heard
for their nefarious operations in I ; with better opportunities to reachf the >if lands, they "are becoming more direct from the city of New but the singing of birds. No-
the southern waters chanced Many: winter homes are now York the trains crossing from indicate that there i is
and winter thing to
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Visitors.
Upon this group of islands clustered there and more are more a source of JOY to our In the season just closed the mainland over a railroad I anything of civilization on the
which they immediately decided building for Captiva is'truly the hotels on all the islands) fnftn. Marco to Gasparilla have been fill- bridge two mile long. built island. Nothing but the

to make their rendezvous. It captivating. : ed to capacity for a longer periodj-pf toe than heretofore. Mcfre hotels I, well on toward a quarter of melody of birds. the fragranceof
was to Captiva. as history has Captiva is across Pine Island a century avo. the wild flora and the salt
it that notorious pirate chiefs sound from Pine Island and i is, are going to be built in the rt1x'; ijfture.|: More winter residents arc It would be bard to im-g- tang of the gulf borne on the

were wont to bring their wo- connected with Sanibel Island planning to build their own winters s on the islands than at any I ine a greater diversity of scenery constant breezes. Then again,

men captives: hence the name by a splendid bridge across previous time in the history of this section of F1 rida. S : or a more rapid transformation presto change and they are
Captiva. From here they fared Blind Pass. It is one of the < I from the most beauti- once more in a charming lit-
r' forth in search of prey and most beautiful of Lee county's ? ., The Fort Myers Press is a opster! for all, Florida, and especial- ful'of landscaped gardei yjg to tle city. with its mansions and
many homeward t'-.*nd vessel island possessions with -.fine ly"for this section, and at this tiipe) ]i dejighted td?give to the world the the mystical grandeur of primitive its cottages, its churches andits
fell into their clutches to be gulf frontage, bathing' beach; I nature than one fi- \ on schools its hotel of unusual -
ruthlessly sent ta the bottom after and beach drive and a commercial views and descriptive matter about :{he islands and-the- gulf coast country Gasparilla Island. ,. \ |Boca comfort and magnificence -

,having been stripped of everything frontage on Pine Island -.- of Lee and'Collier Counties. .>3Jherc is no moreidelightful: place anywHere Grande its unique Bolo, is a its beach and iu piers,
of value. Sound. S earth on part of e state. It has:the best winter climate I
Y It is the home of million- trees and flowers and
One of the most notoriousof Blind Pass is a fisherman's ,: in the United States. It has the i" st',floe protection for fruit and green

these "Gentlemen of the Sea" paradise and Captiva Pass: '' tabs. d f ............4i. 'fh "T t........ 1>1,..,..
was Jose Caspar, nicknamed which cuts the island in two. t ege a pro uctlon o UUlU"- in e.v"1 tilted .::)fate 1 and 1t HUb iUV a I!


...,. the outlaw.nodtb Gasparilla of Captiva isbnd"to Island abounds many years with beauties ago. of simply; the as well -as the winter, the breezes from the gulf insure this. i

was his chief; rendezvous and various finny tribes. There There is an opportunity for'thousands of new homeseekers in Lee ;and

bears his name. bur some historians seems to be no limit to the variety Collier counties, as well as in the'-adjoinipg counties. Here: the; man: who {
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have it that he kept his and no limit to the num- s
female captives segregated onCaptiva. bers of fisb.Sportsmen. is simply looking for a most deliglLlfiil spot in;which td spend .the, winters -

from all the sur-:; can find just what he wants\..Here the fruit grower arid the truck: "'TlI6E

': farmer can find land that is fert it>t.l. >nd,f' productive, protected :from I

:,; '.: frost, and cold,:and a spot whereat'; leas fur) props of vegetables can Cl

;; : be grown from the same land each ;year.. :: It i ii as near an ideal place

.;, ',- to live as can be found. Lack of}fe>od transportation facilities has held l

this section back, but now with, he[_ T< miami Trail being opened "thru z

F sz from Tampa to Miami next moJjthy> itfcsDlen'did: train facilitie over : I IP

: : the Atlantic Coast: 'Line and Sea r3 railroads! with good boat service 11

>> \ over" the Collier. lines, and wjfu g4b**. hU, *---- -. over/,:the. Collie rJ9t.s-: ? .

s +v :",.s- :-,." Jn{ ";.4l1i ::,.qe q' j -;:to85jfe'". i' '7;::;; ';nnVla-rc...: : ; (t i r-t- 1 'A--- f _
.r. ro =This'e. ilia ass cafes to ,e P I, vi avtVeen + q<1'I} : 'I n* AT iac of Cocoanut I-'inm *t Owa (irumir.t7s& _

:, ing things In the island section of Lee an, btfj?.r counties, from; lnl .-rlU! Inn at the l.ttl. .

co to? Gasparilla and the gulf coast frpntin Si! .these; beautiful semiijdminsT i- aires who have spent unlimited lawns its fruits and its vege

I tropical islands. We believe also in. ,the counties, but ,this t'' and money beautifying building their their grounds.homes to tables.make Everything living an unadulterated that goes-

Wonderful Growth of Palms, oa edition is particularly devoted to, the isL '- Beach Seen Showing .
I j Captiv j' Lee,and Collier counties. '. -- lesser means who have made artistic .
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ChadwIck Place at c&Ptiva. .. '-. ;..- ,. 0 beauty the keynote' of A Natural Charm
Towards the upper end of rounding islands visit these two "y; their inexpensive cottages and Boca Grande is a city of
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Captiva Island a burying passes knowing ; ,
ground was discovered several will be a success at eith. Nothing could be more golden sunshine, which is
: ,'. : ., Florida's great boon. carries
containing not only er place. : amazing than to st.lJjn! one
ago .
years
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the bones of pirate men but the Many Fort Myers people ,- of these palatial modern resi-
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have on Captiva as ..
of murdered cottages
captives.skeletons women have many winter visitors. '. ,:. :j..t......-. :'. dences loveliest overlooking one of the gift of mammoth rubber trees
beaches God
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There is an astonishing number evermjdt. its leaning cocoanut palms.
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Mere and there are to be of winter tourists' who spend ,. f set in grounds that look and its tall! straight Australian -
mounds which like fairyland and fronting ona pines. The sunshine,
found high are from two weeks to two months
supposed to have been used as every winter at Captiva and : THE SANIBELLIGHTOne smooth hard boulevard andat sifting through their branches.
lookout towers. where alwaysa who have lived during their stayat the end of a ten minutes chases the shadows here ;and
grim sentinel was stationedand Fisherman's Lodge, as the t delightful drive find a tan there in a silent game of hide
looked across the warm big hotel was called ever sinceit r gled jungle that to all appearances and seek.

smiling waters of the Gulf fora was first thrown open to the of t.the outstanding:1 location one occupied by the,. years while the assistant: Mr. once a month. and the oil viewed has never before been This is one of the chief
by civilized man. It is charms of Boca Grande.
'Victim ship. public. items of interest to visitors keeper. Mr. W. L. Detnere McL t. who is comparatively lamps now in use require attention impossible to describe the feelings real of The
i appeal the entire
place
The pirates have gone and Captiva is one of the regular and newcomers to Sanibel is and wife and a married new 11 the Strvice. has been but once a week. The of a visitor when he takes is its peaceful

their somewhere chests: in of the gold islands lie hidden of stops of the Kinzie Line boats the government light bouse daughter, the other housingthe at S ibtl for about three lamps of Sanibel go "on" and his first drive down*the principal with its modern quiet comforts coupled and
and until
the Gulf of Mexico. but the sible only by recently boat. was Now acces-it is known in maritime circles, as assistant keeper. Mr. Roscoe = year "off" automatically being Grande boulevard of Boa luxuries, without any evidenceof

bleached bones of the pirates an easy matter to go by auto- "Sanibel Light.. Sanibel McLa e. These cotta'ges A things considered 1 Keeper operated by a contrivance rows of cocoanut between palms geometrical aDd the best commercialism.of There is

c together with the stories that mobile, ferrying from Punta Light, except {ormoderniza- stand on substantial platforms. De rt and hii- assistant are called a "sun dial," which is leaving the little city behind boating of .swimming thereis of

have drifted down from past i Rassa to Sanibel and driving tion of its lighting equipment; high enough toe well out of not !rogether iiucriVt. having not a sundial in the sense of |r finds himself almost i> tntdi- nothing on fishing the beach yet bat
t t .generations, give to the world I to Captiva across Blind Pass. I has stood as* it is for more the reach of possible 'stormor besi s Sanibel Light some the old sun dial time piece, ately in the midst of a bit of shells. no mechanical dtvicn.I .

than forty years throwingout tidal waves. The grounds twe .three other lights and but -operates in effect much as natural! beauty which has not I nothing for sale. There is the

I I THE CHADWICK ESTATELike ( 'I the its mariner warning from beams, the to guide rocks about'the tower and cottagesare beams to look after. indud- does a. thermostat: regulatingthe yet been interfered with by (Continued on Page 2)) .
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i and shoals that lurk in his kept in perfect condition lights'at Punta GOrd draft on a furnace for instance -

a sparkling gem in a asset is in its balmy and' equitable I path as be comes nearer and and with the many tropical inglbt-0 lights above the ue being influenced by the J BUILDING OPERATIONS I! I
in shore.
nearer plants and flowers that the light house
are Ca-
setting of pure gold the estate climate and its store of bridge across the temperature - i aan
of Clarence B. Chadwick on natural beauty. Captiva has The old beaconas, it is now zealously cared for give it alla > rinr. Under forme "sun dial" being influenced Building operation-'-are in personally supervising the past

Captiva Island resembles a true long been famous as' a fishing equipped with Its powerful homey atmosphere that"\vith- conditionS; and that is by the light automatically steady progress on the +tifiads winter. He i is sparing neither
acetylene lamps and com- out doubt takes away muchof the a\' think of the lamps when iris
forms
tropical paradise and one we mostly turning on
resort and the largest fish caught and lots are being sold at surprisingly time nor make this
lenses and the and lone-. the f money to
pound multiplying
monotony de
of the most picturesque and alluring I of a light house keeper. dark and, turning them off
home places in Florida. in Florida waters have been reported standing on high ground the someness so often experienced be Jd to climb to the :ligbtan and fine is high price, and beach home just what he wants
With mote than 6.000 coco- there. It was at Cap tower rising about 100 feet. by light keepers. The present trim" the lamps "every when it is light so without tffort. it to be. He has brought in";
nut palms swaying in the Gulf tiva that the late Theodore pay be seen for a distance of keeper. Mr. Demere has been, da bat with the modem the adjustment that if the sun One of the most pretentious fixtures that have been in his
breezes flowers decked about Roosevelt hooked a 1.500- more than fifteen miles. at: in the light service upwardsof eq PlIltnt now in use it is not disappears under a dark cloud buildings under considerationright family since colonial days-old
'. pound devil fish while the late sea away out where "ocean thirty years coming to n than a few minutes
-the home and blooming shrubbery dry to give any atteni for more now on Captiva is locks etc., that will make itpeculiarly
bordering the spacious John Wanamaker was a regular meets the sky" Sanibel Light some five years I tlO to lamps equipped as' IS the lights are turned on and.; Charles J. Krupp's project) his own borne. Mr.
liwns.: the Chadwick property visitor. ''Zane Gray famous Adjoining the tower and ago from Punta Gorda. where 1 Sa bel. more than to replrn- old Sanibel is on the job. Green Lawn LodgcMr.. Knapp Fenron has been spending hn
offers every thing that any man author altered and his sportsman opinion that has Cap never connected with it are two he had been stationed several ubI tilt sup 1" of acetylene I has plans ready 1 for a Spanish winters on Captiva for many
desire. The Press representative
could
tiva waters offer the best fishing well-built cottages.. as neatly type hotel building which we years
Chadwick modern as is possible at the Ii found Keeper Demere most affable expect to sec ready for occupancy -
Mr. purchased to be found anywhere in On Sanibe! a number of new
and glad to visit; beseemed when next season opens.
)he property four years ago the south. United States Senator s cottages are planned which are
and has spent many thousands Walsh of Montana and pected that the number will be I ,, I i|i to enjoy talking about This will! of be about a strictly 30 modern expected to be ready for next
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structure rooms.
of dollars in developing and Senator Pittman of Nevada, are doubled rti : his lamps which he apparently season.C. .
next year. will fit in artistically with the
beautifying it. He has a healthy others who can testify. as to the regards almost in the |
Captiva is unique in that it semi-tropical surroundings and B. Chandler has his plans
and beautiful
30-acre) citrus there.Captiva .
grove fishing .is one of the natural tropical islands light of human beings. He is will be ftirntshed in the best of flower gardens.and Many thriveon has adequate hotel of the United States. Its justifiably proud of the fact Mste. '. I builders of his; new $15,000
flowers
tropical trees facilities and good shell roads history is interesting and romantic that for so many years it has ;! I home on the Gulf front. The
the estate which has; nearly i I from one end to the other. It and with the assistance been bis hand that has "trimmtd" A number of lots have been site was: purchased of E. A.Bowd. .
of beach frontage ;
six.miles Gulf is one of the most popular resorts of such men as Mr. Chadwick the lamps that have sold on Captiva. The purchasers who HJS sold lots to a
The is lined .
: entrance in this section! of the state Dr. Franklin Miles. Capt. guided many a weary mariner of these lots have made number of purchasers this sea-
yith giant oleanders. hibiscus and is served by an automobile George Kinzie and others who into a haven of safety when known their intentions of .cr. half j do/en of wham
1 and' a double row of palms. ferry service. Thousands of have done :and are doing big had not he and his lamps been I I building winter homes on them will build foliages between now
Captiva Island on which the winter visitors have enjoyed': things for its development. Cap- in service they might have for occupancy next fCSMoa. Me.I andiheu return next fall.The .
Chadwick estate is situated is outings on the island during } tiva is destined to soon be one been driven onto rocks and j I Fen ton is just completing:! bis i Gables a land mark on
widely known as Lee county's I the past ,season and with its I of America's most popular resort shoals that would have meant ;: Spanish bungalow here the
Its growing it is cx- i 5AS18"1" tIGHT ![their doom. betiding of which be has been (fontin.iti! ; }j'J:: 7.:
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(Continued from Page I 1)) ter informed than it is as to' At "t*'Boca Grande at the: smaller manage the yea--

marvelous primitive beautyof its superiority. .jpail; :; .-ud of GaspariHa Island !: : ore. ,

nature_ and the equally There are graceful it the only real evidence ;
many f I ccurd: ; I saving in labor was! due
marvelous but different! natural I ocean-going yachts anchored in y ie-n, <-rcialiam, but in the \ : ; 1
C y> i expert management and to in- i
beauty under skillful 'and intelligent this Yacht Basin during the jgj. yt bOats and trains : facilities.KE5JNEBTtXKFORT. ii i

cultivation with the year. And there are many tn{ tons and pounds and: the l'

serenity of complete isolation smaller craft including sailboats and CC''!bJ. a 8 wU ka the .
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yet witlftnV'means ;at hand of of all descriptions out- accounted, for in the : j
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}!Tr -At the age of Js6 yearMrs!
realizing every desire of sup- board motor boats. launches : ; is enough here to mate I Iallg
u--; Monlton of Kennebank-
plying every creature comfort. cruisers houseboats row boats ahowii .'for a much i ijica
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of going to and from the island and the rt has 99 living defendants
canoes. According to .
thaa the fXttir* island.south .
every day by boat by boat used one may dally on 1 Include nine' children 44

automobile on the ferry or by the quiet surface of the Bayou j Ears Grandf.j3: ufe \ : &ndre 45 great-grand- t

train and of leaving for the and the Lagoon or run down raiaar for the taTwar .,,?.,?: and one great-gret-1 Grande
north on a luxurious through the gulf and the )..--". The Crowninshield Home, on th. _> Eearh_ at, Boca- _
through r which: I*.In < aria< et- EVyS.vJ -- --- ---- -- -- ..
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Pullman when the time comes. strajghts! to the Atlantic orthrough TENNIS COURT AT I ..,dl. PreTfcws'to. Ida i taking j ,
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This has been true in a the canal to the P.1- Convenient: e and Jry to Residents: and to Guests of Gasp. r a-: the ttath.ca!tuLhe'faIo;;; ['' c!

sense of Gasparilla Island cific. Yachting and boating; of its deep water harbor. From r healthful is the island t:") = I Mr. Fftgen ha!).;been --for": .

since the beginning. of its his- are popular sports indeed. the point on the mainland not overworked. }eaTS fn }-.i:: aboar rt 1 .Sfme
tory. Gasparilla chose it as Fishing and Hunting of Placida havit6g'been"n. hang "
where the eJof(
village jbt jbtis (
his pirate home because of its There is telegraph 5r awt
stands they built their long !ter l at; : ;nahdina fop.
effect of There who -
and its
beauty remoteness are sportsmen cable savice. local arc I '. tao
front the world. He claim that the Tarpon fishing railroad bridge to their island distance telephone sen.;'- ye t S and )a if: .1f'tmp Y ,r for--

lived there in the grandeur of at Boca Pass is the best possession.The there is daily mail. years. 31: Lt: Ufa tita- that -lie
his times. That is just about in the Hdwever this for sale hereis one of tie bins lie n >{if i. :

what the present population is may be land are hundreds of property There is a general I '.' -, of land. t .' The
air in the hands of a group which W. J. < j
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The OiCnenhip of the Island yearly lured by their delight I the Gasparilla Island Associa ploy president with F. G. March 15 thirteen ships had .
in "While the Thompson as manage w re
fishing.
This :|fs nlade: possible by gracefulness.tarpon size and fighting tion. These are men who of their love oat only tm grocer .r are ready been gotten out ot all
the beautiful serenity
I water'p loaded GASPARILLA
and be deep rt.
clothing may o' .rd
of Boca Grande proclivities of the Tarpon ;
fche ownership do
and
village or colony- not but everything desired ; the phosphate. Three mote ftbe

> intend that anything shall 1 interfere sportsman: whether 1--: be I, pectcd clam to be gotten '"fINN <
;;; ';;:\' ; < with its perpetuation. A hunter fisherman Getters out on March 17 G.i"r
.:; :. golf r' er1
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would
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: :p. .. <-d.f.';;"<- property swimmer
nis the
., 't ,<< player. (" {O- particular tat re8t was
{: :Jt:<- -- : : *<' ..,,} be considered if it threatenedto r r
; <;: ?! ,- destroy the individuality graphic fiend. And d ring hlp flTiadtox. Golf, which .
the season this store :rt 1 :;!n 26 feet aad 9 tnctt-. This
of the know its a
place. They
exhibit of garments f h o. t'JS- deepest. dranshl vessel which '. r ;I.
charm and to
b iIR4R they expect pro- tern stores' that makes :; Jock ever gotten into and oat of Ok : ABBOTT 8 SON nOll
it. For the
tect
many years
like a metropolitan shoo:
gall port in Southwest
have been
same people returning -
each fall to their Boca The State Bank of Boc The cargo ot the Winding

Grande homes drawn thereon was 8,009 tons of
Grande is a necessity t ,It I the :
Phosphate is shipped from
the mainland. It is
unusual for a hiintirfg nothing party finances of the conrnnnity. Boca Grande, to Japan : Onc-of the outstanding Tourist Hotels of Florida i

equipped with guides dogs anda "and is as steadfast; as t tSe{RocK Norway Germany Holland,

hearty lunch to leave Boca I of fiibf altar. Its off:,rcs are ItUjr. and England! and at

Grande in the morning after C": E. Lanier, president and J. I tc 'all important Atlantic Under same management: for past I 15 years

breakfast ;and return for evening K. Chapman is vice ;-resident ports from Wilmington.," f, '. "

dinner with full game and cashier. The dr, \'..,ors are Weymouth, Mass., including < -
I bags. Point Va, Battimore a3Id,;
II The Sharp Home Another Beautiful Water Front Home at Boca C. E. Lanier. C. A Skipper. Furnished Rooms
Well
uret N. J., Alexandria;.Va. \ Large
1 While Boca Grande is strict- .
Grande j I J. V. Chapman W. D: Dor- Wcluaoad; Pa.Phosphate -<- -
ly residential], there is a drugstore I
i miny and J. K. Ci
1pman. '
in interest
the title being vested in the makes

by this beautiful and unique there !II'rst varieties in operated by Mr. Fugate Its monthly stairm.ITS how; were 29&S27 shipments tons for i The Best of Meals 1

simplicity with which they abundJ fish channel which not only is a well :a surprising volume of busi- ships, sad recorded on the 1 -- t't"'! "' \ I v". > '

will not brook tampering. bass drum. Jewfish snappers equipped pharmacy but it has ness. roll as requiring 6,242
Life Boca Grande with various weak r sufficient for
Winter at names space an attractive -
I There is also a iur.obyard labor. Phosphate
We are accustomed to men- fish black :and red groupers soda fountain and alI which is a great com'-:nifncc to 192 were on 372,473 tons, BOCA H PHJP4

tion the winter life here, although pompano sheepsbead jackfish. that that implies. When not he people and-is so ic\ l&d end creased tonnage over 1926 of
)life snook carbio and even sharks.
is much the same otherwise occupied Mr. d S71 Yet with
; Fu- fitted in that it is not; sfigur- tons this
round for those who There is never a time when one .
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the .
year for gate devotes his time to ing. It does not breakup the i toaaftgi-" only 87 ships .. "
not fish some .variety .
homes' may
make their here during .!
of fish. rtal estate. There is :a good continuity of beaut\) _s It c.si- o.alred for transporting and xa- !
the entire twelve months. doctor in Boca. Gr nat. who ly could under the p&r.on: jay'tqJl records that this :: l \
.... There is the same beautiful Shelfish( are, plentiful' too. has.-hiv own locator y."* .annyessap, of a"te -3rtisti;4Hul yi SFfairs. _T 2028 boars of labor / .. ar i
all the time. liver- .- '
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'f for l Contl1t\fal" ;. .t.iiI. <
Tbtfe| 4rfVS"'delicibui ystrrs. is prep td : : a E \. c' l-// : ;; "
ricfoors be sure according! to I ur i thP.bQUr.t .. r.
Scrimps pathological *rcrk. .J; ; .s.. lambed yard .1n t<: "l' \ ,
clams crabs. 7 - --- -' -
stone : ,
the : I''
but always I J .r; k _, :: t
blue sky and the sunshine scallops and diamond back S t ; -. .- '....- . ... < .n, -_. -, ri ,." "' -. 4""
terrapin. There seems to be 4 .- rr .::_. <. _._'
the sandy beach with its countless _- : : :
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shells of rare coloring and .no limit to the variety or the 1- 't : ,

variety.; t the swimming the quantity of sea food. ,< ....- ... k'' t tt'
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l yachting. -
fishing. the| I .
11111 While Gasparilla Island is a >
bird sanctuary and no shoot- t. < l : > : .e :
RecreationOne : :
Shelling
,as a ing is allowed there. Boca m \ .. ; ,: :
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who loves shells, whois Grande is a hunting center. .. :- "'" r.'.:. .. -_'>:: __ ..-_ _r ..- ,-: r- :__.. ,f' :

of initiated the science into of the conchology mysteries This merely is not means paradoxical.that Boca It't I' c. : ; ; ', : II!'(

who loves fine specimens will of Grande is only' an hour's time I f? 'J; r<:x"iii x-; { )J.gl'11t.; .

shelling appreciate along the the privilege gulf beachat Boca away Grande fim4 ccelent Corporation! hunting a .k I : : : .11<1 1AI ,

Boca .Grande. holding subsidiary of one of ..-.. -, : .. :. ,1.1
Tberefcis none of the physical the oldest corporations in this :- _. et r'

effort and physical danger country the American Agricultural = -t., I h. I

attending the shell gathering Chemical Company a : pit}I.
here that there is the .e 1q, : 'T '' 111 '
on large and responsible company. v .
.
Pacific coast of the great This company acquired their I : ? C'IP, ',
northwest, or on much of the title to the island a great many .. : In'<"
New England coast. In Florida securing it because I I. p. "
years ago .
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The Splendid; Nine Hole Golf Links ai Boca Gran. i '
and especially on these island BOCA GRANDEti'Ve : !
: -,,\ ol.-f..
beaches, the shell hound .. .
K vcrJf! ytY W\VtJ"\W -of -; .
merely strolls leisurely along : : l' ; : V. 1' i

the wide'sandy straight-a-way. I ttml'ecttt!

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;and pick up the delicately tinted -
offerings of the tide placed .. ; : Ct.1.]I
> aoo ok descry I
published
0 lave : { ptiV
gently in easy reach. 'S i I I Ir

The Golf Course ... -, ':i:':-, :" '<: cga:; rand .S i upon Gns aril l a,' 'if pr.p'l I 11'


A special grabs makes the I 3. ._ '_ '__ J' THE' -Y b ; *i. ;fi:< T land: :Thin ba.O. k -I i>>.rorJ s 1fnl sbt\ Booed t r., ,
4
sod of the Gulf Shore Golf -. : .< ; i "' ..... c; >. '' ," '" "" .l f $ h. ,.
outside of Boca --S "" S r t .- '; (: ; 'otO ... '
course just Pj :') r.I.t p lI; ij '; :,' c 'r:'
,
Grande. -The fairways are the I -. '
result of a combination of "a ga -- :! ,.:::r : )We- ha.ll, be lad tQ 'mull a cOPy thi inter bqIn: ,

sowing of Bermuda grass seed State Bank of f: Boca Grande ,
rim
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and mixed with wild salt water ested:persons Upon req eit. Jo ,
>< .
This makes an extraordinary ; : '': : -, -
grass. thin j



which have brilliant a each Bermuda year turf.green is The grass sawed supplementary greens base witha ." "r Boca Grande, Florida" I 'Gasparina- IsIan4fi } : I Gasp GJ'r'I SoFitt if r ',


grass which insures their .. _.. -

perfection the year during, but which nine dies monthsof out 2 fi I II I ,, .- '-.... .r.-, .. on rare;;
>"if
each summer. Association I Inc.CWnE ,
Fineat
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This extending I --..,- -
course
golf 1 I I contr-
from bar to* gulf on both r '
sides of the highway is a delight "The Home of the Tcrpon" '. ,<- ,,-., v men v., ,

to the eye and is much BOCA FLORIDA 1 1'e' q'J f'
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more than; that to" the enthusiast ,. "'- '. ;- : ; < P.jnighi
with his clubs. .... '" -- : :- : r -\i;: > ..

There !is a satisfactory club .,- !
_' ter k n|
house equipped with showers :r t \_ Jobber
'BACKING FACILITIES
and lockers and there are real tr COMPLETE IJ\\ r
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players among those who chase ". 4 I n'age

the little white ball. 4a : oft '
: : .
Thosewho prefer tennis .. Special Attention Actounts -? : .
; : > ee.

j imd city tennis adjoining courts the within grounds the of w._ ."" t CO I ids ir;r i

Gasparilla.Inn. The game is, (; :: -', \ of t h.S |
r. -
popular., ,;iT1iJ Handled by Mail -.: .: "":- >- *- : i r r.

Yacht Basin .: : t.. nighta !
t _- -f""' ::,. :: : "_ '!"_ __ _
: i/i/ '_ 5for|
Safety to anchored craft Is S 5tJld:

provided In a Yacht Basin thJl '- J dif 1

defies any* weather. This deep ti ( f beforethe I
water basin is a matter of lo|
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pride to th whole county and i sacre

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o'er the spot where royalty ai the graveyard of Ga .Jnl1.1 traps turned to f Iec' Hit! :>? t '!)!i l l l l l 111111111111111111111111111111!I mn III nit I 1111 I n I 11I1111 I!!l I lI i/I I/&I 1111111 I I t l J I J 11 II II l l l l l l I I t l 1111111llltllllNliNNlllttlp111lt1il t t I 1i1t11t1I "gc

I sleeps.: tells its own terrible ,storyi i dis.1 K.cd I by the shots from tthe'

I L LPiior L Romancepassed I A chest of the description I having In 1819.obtained the United unde tates' the' war him: :in vessel the I and face cipture he wrapped sfaring apied {a 'I

] given ;above was found in I Louisiana purchaseinfJBO). o.f anchor chain around E
=
j recent years though practically the his waist and .
the borduing'o. jumped into the
| states
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,to the of 1822 he told tbestorr Gaik His I DRAYING' : < HEAVY IIAl LING
year of j empty by some. treasurej :- Gulf nude war upoflF tbe age at his...--death I
the name.of Ga p.iiIIaf S a- "The Little Spanish Prin- 1 j seekers ai the mouth of Sand robber bands. On Samb Is- was about sixty-five. His stew < Ii

bold word to conjure whjj.RonUnce # ces." wjbosc nane? be did not ] Creek: just 10 the right at the 1 1I Linda conference: was hefd ball was twngcd on the yard arm, E '

still holds in remember. He told. where the I beginning of k long trestle | .the pirates and witJtAtrK: : witnthe exception of the
the of sway body would be found and a 'II' over which navels the C. H. exception of Gasparilla, Baker CJbiii': boy and the ten "men j E= --- E-
mjndj\ many and we sketch was prepared: under his 8 N. Limited,that. brings you I Cassar. and Old King John left ih charge of the c.1ptivcs1
still find jhe s pry fnll.of f the direction and in. recent years I i t __ 7)_ (her. h"vlng. escaped to' the &
spice, of romantic, ..adventure in ,the exact location dcscribecLlbe main! and. The cabin boy was I u bt s Thornton I II
abounding w i.th thrills and skeleton of a beheaded > ;s arridl [to' New Orleans where
woman was found. This is -'Y- he rem ,1'I''d in prison for
causing the beat j ten
pulse to
jofta
the Story: .. ('.lrs. I : I
little faster
at some dating -
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In the early clays of.. the t ._ Thi' ,bin-boy .
exploit the eyes to water 'at on Gaspa-
some touching, story or the year 1801 a princess of Spain nlb'l- shlp., John Gomez.- Jr.,J I
fists to clench in the good sailed.angreat state for Mexi i t bo..a as kidnapped by, Gas- Building; Material I II'

American way at the brutal co. _While in that counuy panlla. witnessed the death of'
butcheries that authentic,dota- -r5- this pirate and all on board :
menti. 'show wert coramitlfd. she was royally entertained by to sseHe\ died and was II I' !
its ruler, and show her .
Gasparilla has gone his pirate to appreciation buried at Palmetto. Florida
gold lies hidden somewhere n to the Mexican peo a m \1875. at the of 1, S. '

.the but isles the bleached,Charlotte bones Harbor of his" p nobles esbt, to prevailed allow her upon to take the I years.La.Fittc..'- age seventy.j 1 1I ; bpecilize 'in V Uar P-*" 1 Load:: 4I lob I Ir Ii

murdered watching the bat
victims with. the
eleven of Mexico's fairest tic frdtn
stories that have drifted down afar turned and fled.
I.from past: generations gin to daughters away with her to I: 4 I but the next morning his boat i.: ';3 i

the world a synopsis of .the educated in .Spanish. cus ---- -- -_ .- -' a JI was captured: and sunk off the;: i
life and death: of Gasparilla toms. A treasure ,6{ much Jnooih of the Manatee. River. 1 i
the terror of the Southern gold-.bound in octagon them I Kntru.nt: to Yachr: Harbor ai, Coia f,(alllk, bct6cr he was captured at I -
.Seas. i of copper it is said was in I This point is not known ;as so: ,-. Satisfaction Guaranteed or, Money.( fteftfft8cd =
i to uaspanlla Island and Boca all sailed away to be heard of : '
His name was Jose Caspar cargo.When aboutforty Grande. I any Conflicting stories arose I I
'(Gasparilla meaning Caspar miles from what is now Boca no more. % J' concerning hits still it is a:' '
the outlaw.) He stood highin Grande. Gasparilla engaged From members of Gaspar'screw Nearly two years later; the positive< fact that he was* buried -'I i 1 I

the graces of theSpanish* ; them in- combat. killed the and from records left by i war; on piracy becoming too at New, Orleans. I ... > .. s
for craft )
court so high indeed that he creW. took the gold and car John Gomez, jr.. I' severe. Jose and his crew thirty years the BoCA
many a GRANDE .
filched the crown jewels. Jose ried away as captives the agreed to divide their wealth of Galpanlla was visible fromGasparilla I '. FLORIDA
Princess and the eleven Mexican strange story has drifted down Island_ .lying five 1
was alsoan officer of high which was estimated at thirty -
standing the naval affair; girls. The Princess he concerning him "his trots; his t million dollars .to give up piracy ,puks off Boca. Grande; Pass, I i
of the S aniards. Some records kept for himself the maids ways and his passions.:: He .and Jive as honest i men but the sand has now. completely c
give him the honor of being were divided among the men. was polished in manners and.a the rest of their lives. This covered the wreck -- .' :
The little Spanish Princess lover of fashionable Since then has reigned 4 iE
what we would call an ad- great was decided upon and plans peace :
miral. tHis theft discovered spurned the one-time favoriteof clothes; fearless in fight andat made accordingly. on the waters of the Gulf = ,,; I' .... ','" ?, ". : iE-
be deserted his wife and children the King and Gasparillaswore all times cruel in nature. but the death of the pirates did, piiiiniiiinuiuiiniuiniinnnnnniinninniiiniiiiiiijiniiiinnju till III n lIUtI agnmWitiililtlWutl.. .. .. aiuiai. ...
.. gathered together a nice I that if she did not return Concerning women he was fanatical :- l I' In the spring of 1822 while not end all tragedy. Jose Gas- -
I --j"f' ;: -:. -':: : = :..;: .:: :. ..
is said # '
of her free will the and his have buried -
lot of cut throats stole the I own his houses were getting together treasure par to
prize vessel ofthe_ Spanish affections lavished upon her always filled with captives.It for division which at eleven millions in 'a ship's ......
fleet and escaped. This hap- she would be beheaded and is stated beauty was; essential that time was hidden in six long boat on or near Gaspa :
pened in the 1782.A I the story goes the threat of to him. He kept for him- rilla Island and for a hundred
price was declared year upon his I Gaspar was fulfilled. Fat away self a certain number of picked separate places he sighted i .what years "thousands of dollars The S\ liii-Hoyoke!
head, and it is stated when from her native land alone on beauties. but so fickle was appeared, ,to be A iarge English ] have been pent and hosts of \:
Gasparilla heard this decree bet I I a tropical isle the Little Prin- his nature that when an additional Merchantman just off. Boca men have lost their lives or ,
eternal cess still lies in. the lonely, bed capture was made _anda Grande Pass. It is said his: minds-searching for this hoardd ORLANDO, FLORIDA
swore ,
vengeance upon
all in and made; for her by Gasparilla.The new face appealed to him. i greedy eyes. lit with pleasure ; pirate gold.'iG.11 "
Spaniards general at the thoughts of just one One of the MOST QUIET lIot CITY BEAUTIFUL"A
birds
commented to destroy the I I night singing in one of his old loves must for- -- .1 i .. elSI"-jE
of the dusk lull .her spirit to feit her life to make room for more victim ere bis piratical '
,commerce The J' Gulf Spain.of Mexico at rest in the evening and the the new favorite. That {this I days were over. Closely following Hernando]! 1i...- beetle discovered Brooksville In __ CHARMING SOU tN .typ TEL
that rendezvous moon throws kindly shadows was: true there ifno_ doubt. the shore line of the ojntyncar
time\ being a Gulf he slipped into Charlotte within tht< last bar; not how- :
for pirate fleets Gaspar set Harbor through what is ever.: in pang;;; quantities unlessa Conveniently) Located-Only a five. minute walk frdta Library* Iaaks,
tied in Charlotte Harbor and f
method of recovering it .y.
built upon the shores of what I known as Little Gasparilla die per j : _, Theatres, Churches, Parks, Department Stores
is now called Turtle Bay I +f Pass crept around Gasparilla Is devekiKii. : \
Island and gathered togetherhis SERVICE GOOD RATES REASONABLE r ;
twelve where under I
h/i/jBouses.female crew. Great excitement TIH rail), ," 1 pent a.total olin \
guard captives were I reigned when the plans were : \ 120 East Washington St. Orfeirioi Ftorida
placed //all male prisoners be- 'cigu.1; .7;,11, '1' -torida 192,
unfolded. The band of cigbty -
-
ing kilrd when captured. The 1925 ,oad 1 .- 0 bettering thcli T I
buildi t"state constructed of men! was .divided into two' j .racl "):7' ,JP" T_ .! '___ ...... -_ _LI> _'_ "',.,_- J
part- c rnanding;>; ta'drt :
palme of logs, and arranged 1r r 1 I5it hhtrtyefl
five me re : ,
in a nricircledose to. the r while ten were left In chargeof '

watts edge. the camp. At about four, :7Tt.T.r .
Amutone hundred yards aI in the afternoon Gasparilla and i [
furl)/r Inland the burying j i his men dashed through. Boca j /
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gro /d sdas discovered: several i, Grande Pass for the English :

yea ago*, containing not only j] j I prize: fast overtaking the flee- j .
the/ one# of his men but the r i ing ship the black flag was 'i "' I Ii
she tons of his murdered worn | t xbx hoisted. and his men stood

captives. 9.. e ready with the grappling hooks,

tl lose little.to Isle Turtle of Cayo Bay Pe-lies I] 4P .: but floated suddenly down tbe.Englisb and the Stars flag :i \ W. J.\li: President ; IttEt"! OMPION, Manager

l In. Upon this island: stood I I and Stripes pulled in 'place;:!1. !.+ ,
'burial mound fifty feet high in a moment guns were uncovered I, -" .. -
hd .four hundred feet in cir- oruileck and Gasparilla -- : \ ..
[inference at the base built I I A Scene Showing Natural Ecauty on Casa Costa Island.. realizing'that he. was in a ,
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|enturies earlier; it is thought. /. i ,. : f T .1..ft ,I'I "

J y the Mound Builders of a 'Iatltlat.aa Br1l1818I1IJ; .:!BLD,8:1.: j BIB.!!,.nwiBfBrBivBBmBt l E t"aKWiBf" s ..fB'iBnipR\ ;..- '
prehistoric race. Excavations iJ 9 '
in.tbis mound have produced 3 : :Boca Grande Mercantile

I ornaments of gold and silver i.Ii 5, .
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together with hundreds'of human .:
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skeletons On its 1 3> i
-summit
Gasparilla constructed an Ii .r a* :', .f ;:: :. :: Company
observation tower where always -- I
; FLORIDA GULF COAST HOTELS, Inc. I IiI .
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a grim sentinel -was stationed --- --... .
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and looked across the \\i : MERCHANT
r warm smiling waters of the i ._ : y.GENERAL: .,

-" Gulf for a victim. U 7 : ,--'; iL
The present Isle of Gasparilla H t l. .. f ;' ''T'
on which is located the A r -" ;'.: ../ .-
popular Gasparilla Inn and A ..IIIfi r
I rofcGrocerieVHardwilire: Shoes
f-c ; Clothing
Boca Grande the pirate named '-"t' Ii .- # -
for if mself. Taking the i "r- / : -
best of :everything when a Charlotte Harbor < '
M ; :
capture was made be chose the Q : ,:.: i .: _; ;:,, ,

best of the islands in Charlotte ; :rz: ::... ._ : .R, \,:-, c" "" Macliiriery. -
Harbor for his : : : "
) own secret i' -
I : -
haunts. It is said that .. ;} : : .
s at f' ":-" < : .
was"saluted the of
Jose King .1.. "'-
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iPirates and his .home on .
the Gasparilla- Island was regalin .. .: .> :- :< : ,- ; -. +- ::_: : ",.. :-. -'

Some its fittings.writers have said that !to, .. PUNTAqORDA,.. +:,0. } Everything' **-, to r <,Equip- pe Sp ortsman, Fisp rihaii, HurtterP ,

Gasparilla joined Pierre La : : : )

Fitte. the famous French pirate t on r'. 1 -f ,,* t "
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while others have stated ; .1
I i., ; : t.VlnterVlsltorand. ResIdentEI't
that La :
on good authority ; Tamiami! Trail half hour from < -
i The only a .. Fort Myers. '
, Fitte- joined Gasparilla's band ... -
contributing a boat and thirty cA ;
( : I delightful thoroughly modern Winter! Resort Hold catering to a '*J :: ; : :

men.1While'taking the census in select clientele.: 200 rooms, each with private bath'and steam heat.. I IIi 1. \ ._ .

f at 1900 Panther two> Key gentlemen and spent stopped the i -<'& Excellent,: :'.metis>. .and. service. -; .'.: '- IBB7BB..B I Is I :_J:} :; \ tome in and Le&Us Supply Your N eds

with John Gomez. bet- ?;;:- -l.M ? '
night -
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2s' Panther; Key. t :
known
tee John who was a brothw-in- ; Our own beautifully kept Golf' Course,.one of 'the outstanding courses' ; ; : E:
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in the state. -
I law of Gaspari'la' and a mem- ii. '. ,
of he died at the i < : .
ber his crew; .

i age .of one' hundred and twenty = Music I and Dancing. Wonderful fishing, shooting and all other 1< ci B c Grande P1'ortd
; yesrs.; at Panther Key. Florida i amusements. ; Ri { t : ,
twelve miles below Mar-
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co. in the year 1900. The race '- 6 :' .. '. ; l } \. '
I of the old buccaneer was nearly : i i II .""" ..:-
run. but all through the .- --. .
he told the census mena !I i II I : 'j:
.+ night -
that could Under the Management of Peter p: Schutt. ii
story of piracy ti -"
scarce be believed yet he was e tit I -
his soul -. -
clearing -
a dying nan 0
before his Maker. He told of il l s .
. the looting of shipsthe massacre I-,, -
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i- of Innocents and last of ._ ,- -.i.. ; j jT

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FOCB lInRS PRES> TORT ]!YEll!!. FLORIDA: SATURDAY lFTE"OO"" MARCH_SI,- l U_,, \ ..

rinds of satin ,like quality." their: friends and winter
visitors
"A skin you love" to rtou h." and is to be' a center for Li PROPOSED NEW CAPTIVA HOTEL J I :

I I kn! i AP'I"lV'A: I Limes some extent have and been are grown of the desirable to 1 social of.all l .and kinds.educational The spirit activities Of- I L

7 key type. They give progress is indeed in the air.

,112Many beautiful (fike)islands and of More handsome ? "., .' .. '"'
gem r ty variety. Shelling quickly promise of becoming one cottages ire .: .:: ; ;: ,,,
of adorn the coast _of Lee i becomes an ab orbi- and the island's most profitable soon to be erected but the lat ,: : 'f' ;; ::- ; t" dl1'

m; COJJn y. Some of these re..l fascinating pursuit to many 'crops for their popularity is est project is one which inter- } iar

be: bat. tiny mangrove keys is- j(visitors and much rivalry and growing rapidly.Vhile it has ests every resident and all!] of N -
tel Ia.n4s\ still in the making. Others I I competition ensue in the find- passed through some vicissi- their friends. In conjunctionwith '. : :t ; m,
are large enough to support 1 S ; th
ser Captiva Island it .
a, resident population ing of rare specimens. The build is proposed : : ; : H,'
TCI to a sixteen .
foot .
while_still others in addition waters which surround S.1ni-1 I surfaced ,.' 4 sh
rea hard road, "
quite : "
a
pt! ot ter visitors, some of whom fishing grounds. Of j i I new Sanibel wharf the
Ial; ; coming once return with each such extent and offering such that island, the through : on
crossing
succeeding year, Conspicuous variety of fish both great and bridge FH!:
att} among,these starry gems of the small that it would be hard to I I: at Blind Pass and:to the hotel I ,.,- '
tq wharf at Captiva.
: in size attracP imagine disciple of Isaak This) will < am,"
n6 spa! vboth apd any I I be a long stride in the forward
tiveness is Sanfbel or San Walton who could not find Si'
march of
Ybcl this being a shortened here the sport be seeks. Nearly \ progress. Splendid mew
transportation facilities
form;'of Isabella. Bathed in I everyone who is fond of out- I make tot
the island of
set
PAL)! LODGE easy access. Kin- .
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... ,,: :, f J- ; ,' ." zie Brothers Steamer Line
tq W r&t.f'< "" i tudes of fortune in recent make daily round trips from

: years abundant signs are not Fort Myers while a motor j SUOS.; s
hijmi wanting that Sanibel is aboutto ferry connecti.the nlaed I :
.,,? I enter upon a new era of with Punta Rassa provides 'ei
J ; a I real prosperity. This happy ample facilities for motorists i
hi| state of affairs is evidenced ina from the mainland and {swift
ivl splendid spirit of friendliness motor boats run at all }linters.
dq fFr vistti' and cooperation displayed The island has its local tele-
r
7 by its people of all sorts phone line and Western: Union
and conditions. It is proven telegraph service. So if iced, i
moreover by substantial works far amidst the raging ma the
)n along the line of public wel- island is by no means CD off
fare and betterment. Among from the outside world ani- j The above cut of the proposed new hotel "Green Lawn Lodge," is from a drawing by N. Gaillard Walker, architect

r ... i j the ization; latest of of a these community is the organ asso- bel so created is a bird by reserve legislative or Enact fuge'- who hag just finished the plans for this strictly modern Spanish type hotel for Chas. J. Knapp, Sanibel and Captiva h",

Wv ,. ,- -. '-", -'" II ciation which has been incor- ment. Shooting is unlawfulat tel man. The hotel will have 'about thirty rooms, all outsi de rooms, and all with individual bath rooms in connects'
porated. Aided by the generosity all times. The birds themselves -
. I I : Looking towards Beach through Grounds at Casa Ybel! HoteL of its winter residents it seem to be grateful l for Mr. Knapp has,been the owner and has operated CasaYbel Hotel for several years, and in order to take care of the_dt TMJ:rV.
Sanibel!, Florida
is about to erect a community this protection and singing mand opened up a cottage type hotel a_Captiva this year under the above name. The new hotel building is planned to !h.
t '1-.1...tens .tine: 11".. 1*. .1".1 anne... 1.Uf... ozone I d oor 1.:..{". ........:.."....,..s. bo" a i ling: and clubhouse. Its membership is joyously resort thithlr& in I
laden breezes which if sometimes bathing jrnd this island is a to be open to all residents and larger numbers.-E. R. B. completed and in operation the coming season.

', a bit keen are always paradise Bbr these delightful -
''pure and bracing. Stretching '
One have
recrutio
may :
.some fourteen.-n\iles ,pr more .> .
"East and ..We t across the either still water or surf bath- ..l'f
jGulf of Mexico its position is ing and it may be indulged in rI
charming and unique. Its the year around and always a "
-Gulf beach has the full southern with perfect safety. For though \','/ r its

exposure its entire length, the breakers may sometimesrun \ -,
;an:; advantage possessed by no high and pound with a \ n
-other sea beach in all penirtSu- dull roar on the bard white .
p1 dar Florida. Its Gulf beach beach no one need fear to h\

.i cottages and, hotels IOOK out venture forth. There is never
Bacross the sparkling southern any undertow. Truck farming -

Q Seas and may be screened from is as in.- ears past the is- Finest

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jJ if9ay: ? account in part for the be noted for their delicious .
Q 1 on its beach which are flavor in tbs country's great I

i f!, never ceasing wonder,to old markets$- *an .rapefruit while I CASA YBEL ; GREEN LAWN
a |16d young alike. Indeed they not so well known reaches a ) I'

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i ; ;' TO FLORIDA .. Gulf beach of the island. A distinctive little .' LODGE C f.

,'\ spot that resembles Tahiti or Samoa. :- \ '

; : :(By FRANK DUNHAM): I
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;'. Whenever I cross this beautiful river it is to .. Real room cottages, private baths and Caotiya i Island New-Clean CornY !
.h, soul l *? r sb ;
me a symbol of the passing of the into Elysian
Fields---the veil is drawn-tm gas swing ajar all electrically lighted. Oysters, fish and -{ :- : t

I It and the prophecy of old has been fulfilled. I feel fresh in our forta le.. You will enjoy your visit. $30.00 s
vegetables prominent
C"a anew heart beating with the lave of a new beauty are I : )
: A new Heaven bends above my head and a Safe and other t '
menu. sea bathing fishing,
new Earth lies smiling at my feet. All hopes have p ,r.'V American Plan. Hotel l and Five
been realized is I cross the Caloosahatchee; of mydreams. \ .; amusements. ,.< .- "
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I' is here that my life becomes a perpetual t :; ." Cottages. ,

4 i prayer-an eulogy-a song of praise. Every moment :[: Come over for dinner t Sunday and enjoy N "
t ; isa melody-a mingling of my ideal with ( '

( ; 1, the real. I a.'day on Beautiful Sanibel Island, :_) : r. '. I IJ'
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t a Florida I love thee! I love thee because thy i ; .'.J' g. :
a : F: beauty and thy goodness more than meets every ; Iif )
.t i. emotion of my heart and soul. I love thee for this I : 1 r'j 1 4i
'C I Ii brief heaven that has become mine for a little while I : ; ? : j i

( i -this haven of pure delight where all days arc "' ; .. \
t ; it halcyon days and all seasons summer-this refuge : '\ ; ;: -
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I where Earth and Sky are always friends. : 1
a t h I love thee for thy great seas with their ebb .
t :, and flow of tides and every wayward wave thatI -}:.> i Write Or Telegraph for Reservations' : i! .

I. ,tf.t breaks upon thy silver strand-for thy beautiful >.: _,
bays with their laughing waters and dreamy isles- .
I U lakes verdant. shores like ,, .-. ; .: :. .:
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in the cheek of and rivets IFORT
jewels dimpled joy thy ,M' :: > t
f a l'' that rise in the mysterious depths of forest and ", .. ,
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S glade and flow between shadowy shores wrought ;
I t' 11 by nature into exquisite forms of weird but winsome -

f 1 II.1. beauty that charms and soothes. I love thee f< CASA YBEL HOTEL CORP.; Owners I
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I t ,. for the ever changing wonders of thy landscapes ; \
t I 1/: where the shimmering sunlight loves to dwell-for ,
J the sylvan shades of thy silent woodland where: every '.",' > / ;
I .: "; C. J. KNAPP,,Manager
Il J [It t nymph and muse comes out to meet me in delightful .: I ,.
dance and and .' ., ., ',' .. .
I song-for thy palms pines- > : : : ::;;; .': j. ,
thy fruits and flowers and clinging vines-for the ; '. ; .
I i h 'SanibeIiFlorida f : % {i :
melodies of bird and bee and all the voices of the :V Captiva Florida

f I 11 happy children of the air. I love thee for the soft l 1
t seclusion of the night when the air is heavy with a .

r f J !. i', the breath of flowers and .the wavering palms fling \ t/1:/ <<
t :' their fingery shadows across the path of whispering -

I ,it* lovers as they wander among thy moonlit bowers. ,. r

I love thee for all of the splendors that are held beneath :;: ; '"- : .,. .
4. thy skies of cloud and blue--;thy day and : ; a

i : dark and all the glories of thy sun and stars. t 7 y
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8 SATrRDAY FTElWOOy, MAKCIT ---. .- --.. .. ror.'t MYERS FLORIDA -
:31, 192& THE FORT HERS PEES FITS(
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] I /I Indian I \ TOURIST GUIDE ; \';I :4 GREEN LAWN LODGE .||i r I IS

// Mounds j SEE |
WHAT TO
WHERE TO GO AND np aptjva on the map this year. Lawn Lodge will be a permanent -
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IN FORT MYERS JL il! Much J
to the
Henry B. Collins jr., In- attach to their garbage after I beautiful n ? disappointment of thing and new buildings Fla.. March 27. 1928 The facts as I see them the
B First street-Acclaimed the most ; | ;a large number
of
dian of
the Smithsonian ; people the wbicb will add tbe
expert to ease
they had become extinct and *. j Mr. George E. Hosmer Editor evident facts. are these;
plain
of Royal Palms In the world. || I big hotel
Institute and United I B g
States on Captiva Island
? I was ]fol operating and will provide Fort Myers Press Sanibel. at the is a;
practically present
fotgoften. between
National Museum visited i Homes of Thomas A. Edison and Henry Ford ; j not t
Cap- 1 opened
I = borne at all during the for greater numbers are already Ft. Myers Fla. wonderful place to live during -
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tiva when on his exploring trip Mr. Collins is said to have the beautiful Caloosahatchee river and McGregor I
'- I vard. --.- .| season just ending. For years planned for next year. This Dear Sir:-1" have written the Spring Fall and Win-
this section I
through
recently.He thoroughly investigated a large i I I B discriminating the article I ter, and some day we will
'with i people have beenspending when following "Why
the winter visi-
.i here investigated the Indian burial mound on Captiva. .y. Royal Palm hotel ground'-A tropical garden : | 1 summer "
make it Summer as
resort
Sanibel a
1 : Came to at request -
shell mounds, he and trees. ? II their winters at this tors Mrs. Charles J. your
as had on the which be ascribes to the Ca- -= rare .palms I are gone
---- and well. There is no place on
subject
to
r mainland. loosas as intentional work. He y fj i City Park-Beautiful open air swimming pool lenif -:- Ii I ;:attractive place drawn by its Knapp will be at home to her proval. your ap Earth more tranquil aad

These mounds are numerouson found that the dead bad been I nis. roquet and horse shoe court: Rest and recreation, natural beauty it; delightful friends sometimes at her pretty My story is soon told. ACCIDENT pleasant. It's effect upon the
the gulf coast of Southwest carefully prepared for burial for both and Band' "concerts fivei.B semi-tropical
women. soul
climate
r= rooms men its gulf cottage on Captiva. and some- an inquiry of a nerves of any needing
" Florida and there have been their physical orifices being pro- nights each week. Municipal pier and auditorium with | bathing, its boating and its times at her husbands well friend. whose practice it was rest is beyood expression.
; various theories as to their for- tected by pottery of their own special. entertainments and dances during the week, | banting and fishing. They did .known hotel Sani- to come here to Sanibel. He These Isles will be a Place of
..j... mation. Mr. CnW-- seemed shaping and the burial evidently B Docks at 'foot of Hendry and Jackson streets where |. not want to go elsewhere this cottage on told me of this place which healing and restoration for all
satisfied that they were in something of a ceremony.He B palatial yachts river and ocean going steamers and"fish- ''y g year. In fact they just about bel Casa Ybel. But she will I had never before beard of. I those in need
kIt most cases the unpremeditatedwork is said to have removed and ."' wouldn't. So, Mrs. be planning part of tbe time '
\ r B lug boats can be seen at anchor or in.dock slips. : gB Charles J. But why I returned and fin- .
J. ROSS MAYER.Of
'. of the prehistoric Indiansof examined np less than 80 skulls I Roof garden of Franklin Arms or Hotel :Morgan -gH Knapp turned her cozy beach for tbe opening of Green Lawn ally built a small home herein
Florida
the Caloosas. from this mound. These with had. :> borne into a hostelry and became : tbis lovely island. with its I Bros. Construction
be Mayer
Lodge
where the splendid! views of the City of Palms can y next season.
1 Thes eb'Storic Indians are other bones were taken to the Bess Knapp hostess and song birds its peaceful quiet Co.. Erie Pa.
J supposed to have roamed over Smithsonian Institute and will |!! IX THE VICINITY OF FORT MYERS fIf I manager of Green Lawn Lodge. it's lulling whispering breezes

I our state for a few hundred help reconstruct our primitive FORT :MYERS BEACH-16 miles down the MeB | The transformation was hastily Start down surrounded by the sea and I
street in
years long before the advent of history. Gregor boulevard through verdant truck farms and gold- :=- but .the
'" thoroughly made. The bay. with waters of changing
of Vy any city in Florida today and The Islands off the west
f'i jg en citrus groves, to a wonderful shining beach pure long dining room which had ask the first ten businessmen hues it's blue sky. and fresh of and Collier
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Gulf coast Lei
'\ : : white sand laved by the blue-green waters of the been her in Island born of the
was lovely
beauty
garage an
>: meet "How is Busi-
; water you counties are making a won-
!
with salt
: of "Mexico. Across Ostego bay teeming the
simplicity of its tropical ness" and you will find that i Sea. derful showing these days.
if' a B broad beach of surf patked iii
bridge to
fish a public a
over decorations.
The stcI
; screened porch nine out of ten will report it That is a jtht l leadsme New buildings being figured
{ ( B sand smooth and hard as a pavement Bathing every r running the full of
length the
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7. C as steadily improving. Florida to say thin X about it i on-lots being sold for new
_P day of'the year and ample Casino facilities. Cottages gB residence made ideal office
an is all right, and the is- that might make you think mea homes new roads being plan-
= for rent and fishing pier. Sg lobby and reception room, and land 'and Gulf section is its j little daft upon the subject ned or built, and soon the
i PUNTA" RASSA-Entrancing view of gulf and Islands cottages round about provided j brightest and best spot. In- of Sanibel in particular and man who has been away a
t n ty "= at southern end of McGregor boulevard. Fishing houses. !HI sleeping apartments for the vestigate, invest and live, the Keys of Southwest Florida little time will not know
. I!! boats for rent and Ferry to Sanibel and Captiva islands. Q guests who from the very first. I' here. in general them.LMmmiiMiiimmimummimmniiummiimiumimimu'tiimiminuHm .
t Western Union station where first news of sinking of gB overflowed! the rooms and filled -
1. Battleship]; Maine was received in United States. yB every ;availablecottage.All t i H IfHtIIIllllnUlln..umtn..H. !-:

SANIBEL AND CAPTIVA ISLANDS-By boat or yB winter Green Lawn has --= -=-
- car ferry from Fort Myers. Trip down Caloosahatchee gB been one of tbe most popular 'c x
e river and across San Carlos Bay one of most beautiful M island resorts. Bess Knapp has : =
4 In Florida. Sh&ea lined with beautiful homes graceful 1 been a charming hostess, and | FRANK P. BAILEY E. R. BAILEY | J

I? coconut palms and bird rookeries. The Islands area H she bas been such an efficient
::. !II! connected by a bridge and traversed by good automobile B I
-- roads. Fishing and the finest shell beaches in the world. j .
I .:: A Rose Garden at Captira I B Ample hotel accommodations on both islands. jj i| I Sanibel Pa :king Co. I i

the Seminoles. Particularly are It is that it will develop I MARCO ISLAND AND COLLIER CITY-Forty miles jjl
tbey sJh; where our great -:_--- ---- their proof for the old theory y i Marco Island, and on the Island Collier City and Cax- ,
tribal name, Caloosa, bestowed that the American Indian came ail ambas. Both interesting spots, and the island is all in5 ?
supposedly because of its beau- from Asia across Behring Sea teresting. Good hotel accommodations can be had at BR DEALERS IN Ie I Ii
ty and grandeur. The "hatchee" to Alaska and from there have II! reasonable prices and the fishing is surpassed by no BH =
portion of the name was added continued southward in search place on the coast The Atlantic Coast Line railroad = =

I by the Seminoles and means"river" of warmth and of plenty of .B! also reaches Collier 'City. gB .
or "body of water." satisfactory food. It was this EVERGLADES-Unique county seat of Collier coun- y.. ra3 i General Merchandiseg i
I f ,The Caloosas were eaters of desire for warmth and food that Ifj ty reached down Tamiami Trail through Naples Marco =-
I! shell fish and found on this 1 1r brought them to Florida. Evidence y and Caxambas. All these are points of interest and in- !P!! == i

r I south-west; coast an abundance' was discovered of their y eluded in.the gigantic development of Barron G. Collier. HB = '- s
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I of oysters. crabs, clams conchs proficiency in ceramic art: much Fishing bathing and hunting par excellence. PIC'NA {
sled also turtles which they are I broken pottery was found in a_0 : DRAINAGE DISTRICT-Most fertile trucking | i GASOLINEAND OILS I

I supposed to have eaten. Mr. the burial mounds evidently B and farming district in Florida. Green vegetables and DP _
LOCATED AT STEAMBOAT AND F RRY LANDINGS i
f Collins' report is not yet ready placed there intentionally. The fruit growing in the middle of winter. Reached by drivB

for publication, but our infor- I classifying of the Caloosas as i I B ing down McGregor boulevard. QP. New Store and New Stock I

'? '. ,.. ... .....,..,. ...,. FISHING-The best in the world. Salt water fish 1 1to = I = ,
i. ''':1"i''''' ''"".";' 1. z be caught from bridges or in guide boats in river or gB i/
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>' Hi s Catch at Captiva.
t ,i 'i' ..sc.f P BOAT TRIPS-Up the moss festooned Orange river yB J :.miimnmiiinuiiiiinininiiiinmuiiiimmiinm I { { ; II II I IIIIIIIII HHt+UHIHHHIHIIIHtlIIUI..IU.I.
by moonlight Down the bay to islands and coastal gy -
-3'4 points.. Into.the} gulf to Tampa St. Petersburg or other -'iy =. .
fehfpirTropTS ,: '
West coast cltiea commodious motor -
R and such only be in Africa,and '- : -- .-
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r BIG CYPRESS SWAMP and beautiful Royal Palm 1P ( C.
hammock. Tropical paradise not a swampy waste. Fifty PP -
ti 1 miles br good roads to interior. P. -

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t oration i is to the effect that he Asiatic Indians is to some extent II r
.
.h at least dependent on f'
I The Sanibel l
moundswere
was convinced that the:! teeth found in the disinterred
made merely by the castling skulls at Captiva. Teeth be it erry

; aside of the shells at the known are almost as conclusive ; r

( Caloosas. meal time. These identification as fingerprints a 4'I. Provides the quickest and most satisfactorymeans
gourmands little realized the and these Caloosa teethare

commercial value that would thought to be Mongolian. I. ; of reaching -




1 i THE GABLES : r;: Sanibel and Captiva

1i 1I I To Become A Rest Home For the Episcopal .. I

i Sisters. II Casa Ybel, Sanibel. Florida ISLANDS.

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estate values would return toy I ricultural opportunities In thstate" founded man ..
known Transfiguration. I\ -
The Gables. long as '
I Glendale, Ohio. their former lenL"The
the Sanibel Island home of I years This ago probably at came about t He expected February surplu: -

Miss Cordelia and Miss Lettie i through the visit to Sanibel forest .r consequence has been that of the road would be $70,000)() aftei '

Nutt has been sold and soon of Bishop Matthews oi f an increasingly larger number of charges and March surplus about .
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it will know them no more. New Jersey. and his sister. persons bare been turning to ag $350,000.as >: .

It will become a place of rest Mother Eva Mary of the Community r h
for the Sisters of the of the Transfiguration .'. -
Episcopal 'drive'dow
::J : Just, jump into.yo'ur car, _.to Punta
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? Powerful new beacons and markers with a red light seven times .: %' {': in an hour you can be driving along
bright the old one will als( '. : '
/ to be erected at a cost of $7- as SANIBEL ISLAND -. ,: '- '-- "
800 will aid shIps and -yachts entering be erected to mark the channel. \\j.-: < : the good roads Sanibel Islandi
.
the Cakwjahatchee river Both F. Irving Holmes of th e r ? .

through the Swash channel of the Collier Line and Cst Georg e The Old Reliable Island Hotel '. ,
.j.1s "Iona cat," according to advices Kinzie of Kinzie Brothers service,. .
a = received today by the Chamber of 'stated this, morning that thes e Surf Bathing, Boating, Fishing
Commerce waterways committee lights would make the entrance t e s i
from the U. S. Light House superintendent the river easily accessible to visiting '. Right at Hand "'

at Key West and regular ships. They will 1 i
a Materials, modern illuminating also aid yachts coming into th e > .
apparatus and high powered auto: river for the first time. The won k Sanibel Beaches are noted for their wonderful, .
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commenced the early .
par -
being assembled will .- > ." '
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matic beacons are now -
shells. The .
Matthews overlooks the beach.: 'It :,-:: 'H. "" .--
at Fort Myers which when of next week.SE.IBO.UID. is only a few steps to a swim in the ; ;; ; }' ; : -;. ;:;;Spend a Day on The Islands I I
Gulf
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water-
installed will improve the or a '; ;i i.i'- ;-)>:.0 : .
PRESIDENT .
The stroll for shells. -
this city.
ways entrance to : I '
I H. FORESEES RAPID F1R3TDEVELOPMENT = : ': in car via the Sanibel Ferryt.
Tender Poppy and TJ. S. h" ; tF ; K STATJ E
Piledriver No. 2, now operating in
Tamps bay have been ordered to] NEW'YORK. Mar. 24.-Leigh R.! The Matthews was'made popular by Mrs. Matthews :
undertake this con- Powell president of the Seaboan
Fort
Myers to years ago. The same
personal attention is
struction at once. Air Line railway foresees rapt ffZr'i"
,Due to insufficient.lighting the agricultural development in. nor still given all its guests.. In other words, here :

beacons which are at present lo- Ida."I you wM find a real home away from home. *
eatod in "Gat G" at the mouth of believe the agricultural sit .' .-- .
tie Caloosahatehea are not safe nation has turned for the better Mto ., I c. '" -r '_
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EuWea for boats coming up the be said today. "Liquidation
river from Punta Rassa. the two Florida has been practically completed Special Chicken Dinner Every Sunday i

new automatic beacons will be and many have taken thet r:. f --S 4_ I
the ones paper losses who hare been holding ,... '
M. times as bright as '"
Pt : dolphin on in the hope that the rea' :-: ,.- J =-_=====-.-::::: i t
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;i linesi Useppa in Inn the is now tiring one of of the his mercantile cnurcne%> and' estabhsnn scnOOla;: :-:a: Ir KINZIE BOAT LINE -I and lands it are is more easy of make1 access T .gambling-tate,' and in toward Honda the-real-end e.oi>- 1

Gulf possible to 'a I Iquick I t
Hotels, inn there '
Florida! Gull Coast Farina is a la n Jusjebmt i
I I I doubt if ten
boast << i iJ trip by automobile. Butt : that flurry we
1Inc nine tloiel.arid
For the : .
: past years J. prorrulLnrnsiterfe !; people of Lee county J Biach. -Sanibel Island loved I Ktnzie Brothers steamer line per" cent of the so called sale: I
ht lias been managed by make an aanua. ,Pd., 'I
ippreciativc of'Kln- I for continues had anything in them exceptthe f
be
the
desirable
to
its ,,
;K:; Vailely, a fery aol hotel grimage to it every '", l r JJ-- iI simplicity. It is a favorite } IB other tom,
Steamer
Brothers Line. I of gamble
-------- means for pure ,
picnic transportation
place and' is j +
: onlya F.
( (From Fort Myers Chamber,,}eon with heavy tackle. ThE, executive ; i\te iManu is elatetayo ,' ,rn, for yeast was, the only I few minutes walk from Palm }I mail. express and freight. Andas words the buyer simply put '
other ,
Of Commerce :| In common with the ? Oo&ta; to .uc: &our: : |* ; Fourtea
) I ladyfish has a very tendci j ,. means of connection between Lodge to passenger simce no auto- a little margin bettm'
rt. Lee island retreats jooca JLrranoe pass$ u' I IIIp :
county
nti: *
mouth and the slightest t : -aalargest 2' the! mainland fos those who I Ne.it comes Sanibel. from mobile trip will ever mean to the price of the proi e- -I ;
has magnificent san- tarpon 01 tue ,
Useppa
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Discovered first by the pressure on the hook is sufficient 'tfl ')11 in the which the here what ty would go higher "f h > fl.)1o
"Sdy beaches and fishing i are usually caugiit. ot were not ownyourf one reaches the gulf I people a day on -
buccaneers in days by''! ( to tear it out. !'A: fascinating 'f .,4 class. I these the soaring prices, finally stopped
gone .j't'Toundsbut it also, hasJan"Jattractive ilIa' lies t6 therained n *.*f o -boat-r'-xacht I beaches the Matthews and waters on Gladys or l "
who found the feature'of this angling these the Kinzie Casa the Dixie Nor will soaring, and those who had! tOo.
ideal havens nine holy .goif : alter the laraotis; Z AH ,years I. Ybel. The steamer then I means. it I, J
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of refuge from pursuers and I is that these fish jump p:.'course which is one off,-=%e-DOter.vn ose heatiuur! ; f Brothers' steamers have made crosses the bay to Saint James provide the natural scenery that last placed their money on abet .urattrdt
every.few seconds while being ,Job n1 their regular trips up and down City on beautiful Pine I is so entrancing. I that the price would g >
safe hiding places: for treasure played.On sportiest in the st te : are said to have been located! Island. still higher found that h.:,
Caloosanatchec andback.and'fortb +
with frfcsfi'Jorangesana ttilfe. the river As it touches here -
hotel the
is supplied on
chests the j I re- I fact
many islands the north end of Cap. I I i could not sell at an'advanc-,
CONDITIONS IMPROVINGSome
which dot the Gulf tiva I grapefruit by a 'liie edutheirnmost island i ift, : :.. and boom tae
island the o\er.
coast of! overlooking Cap- was
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I ,i\I[small' citrus grove on the .island -. the Tibahj along the coat ot sigh
is the beautiful I Florida has been going thrua
Lc" county are now being re- winter tiya pass home of Clarence S. and on a nearby key isi[the County is JSanibel. whci! one asks "when is condition of rightihg her: )tigtto
di :covered by tourists and I In nursery an poultry farm; is reached from Punta I Florida going to come back.
Chadwick of the ; house since that time awl i
pleasure-seekers from all ov-) president it also run in Connection; with' the mainland by an t Florida has never gone any- visit"
Bankers Supply Co. of ChiDocb today is in good shape
.
the inn. Among the distinguished i mobile = where. Three
carrying f a'-i-a'ion t. year ago a I Banks show an improvement W
F 4 visitors to Usepp.3lhave Among the attractive ho few local people (we mean business of kind is improving 1 elfit
xs been Sir Randolph Bak-l l I there are Casa Ybel, ( f ifNr Florida people) with many and every! hope that- met:
we
of England, Edward Von Gore The Matthews times as many outsiders who I I
fcr i the state will now keep its fwa
Yj inventor othe VonlIHofe Palm .
Lodi A' lighthouse thought they saw easy
: head and ahead with rod!
r I go sane :
reels, who holds thetworld's on the $ouu rn tip v.hieh money in sight started development. reel
:
record for tarpon marks the entrance to I
Sail --- ------- ---- 'I Jil.'iAthe
with his 210( pound catch; Carlos pass is open to \is .

Senator: T. Coleman DuPont, tors and all who make the Steamer Dixie My''
Foxhall Keen, famous polo climb up the winding stai '! t .
player; C. Stewart Patterson case are amply rewarded h -.i:I across San Car- turn trip Jt is a pleasure tospend CAMP tl OTt1 : the

chairman of the boardof a panoramic view of spar!!!.! los bay and Pine Island Sound, a few hours on 'Pine Island .... pr Q
directors of the carrying freight and and be embark '
I Pennsyl- ing Gulf waters the other i.1 passengers. ready to '
vania railroad and John lands and the' mainland. THe Occasionally, on' Sunday, a for home when the vessel ,, NR.'t..Jt. : E....GP... < f1, all

Morse, of the Fairbanks beaches on Sanibel are chief special, pleasure trip has been touches the pier i in the after RQQ> IS Pm b tTle

I Morse Co. of Chicago. ly noted for their shell! :. made! sometimes making: it pos- noon. ; ': ,', ". !iota

j I Punta Blanca a nearby islet Beautiful and oddly] shaped sible to spend the day at Boca >t., : :'REAL-I HOME SEHV10K abe

is also owned by Bar- specimens by the hundreds .! Grande, on Gasparilla Island, I The farthest stop is Captiva. Rates SS.OtFljfeftey: IMO) per week, acC

. _. At CaptiTa ,plant ron Collier.is located A here shipbuilding, which are Largest to be found of all there.the island I I clean Lee county.up in the north end of I when There there is a full are passenger excursions list toCaptiva. t '" |''W$O.ocr nwith. ,;. : die rat

er the country who find rest cago. He and Mrs. Chad manufactures many of the is Pine Island s, just as when Boca CAl' V A. LEE; COUNTY, FLORIDA. aW
and relaxation on their j'wick have made a tropical speed boats used between Captiva and lying between i I The Dixie and the Gladys Grande is the terminal point.At ., ... ...-----_.------>------- ---""--'- .- -. vet
'I Gayo Costa '
sunny beaches, and plentiful)+!garden of their estate with Useppa and the railhead at the maihlarid. This island and,! the two steamers that make the J present, time. ..!these? _i is-_ u :: :. '-=-_ -_ .-. '. fact
schools of tarpon in the waters -rolling lawns sloping to the". Boca Grande and, the main- chiefly devoted to j i+i these trips, are household wordsin to. can
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which surround them.II Water's edj t. hibiscus of land. Punta Blanca is also tore:'It differs from the agricul-i| this section. Going on one ant

CaptivaSanibel, Useppa, many shades, a great varietyof I the meeting place of the mo- keys i in that it surrounding was-I i,i of these daily ,trips on eitbet of t 3la
Gasparilla, Boca Grande, palms and many other torships which serve the is- these steamers, one gets a 'different -
once of
a pdrt the mainland SPLENDID FISHING EXCELLENT MEALS Bet
Cayo Costa, Bocilla, Punta shrubs and flowers Several II hand communities and the and therefore the soil l. view of Fort Myers than I .
Blanca-their very names ornamental bird baths form(coastwise steamers of the the same pine is of from the boulevard drives. The I

evoke visions of the swarthy one of the few water sup-I Collier Line, direct freight eminently suited loamy to citrus type, shore line --on either side bf' the Rates: $5.00 per day; 530,00 per'week; i ad1II,

pirates with cutlasses and plies for the plumed visitorsto and passenger connections growfng. The elevation :of river is marvelously beautiful. $28.00 per week by the month
earrings who, legends tell that section, and the sur- being made there., the island On one bank are magnificentcity theleg

in, piloted their ships into I: rounding trees are'alive with I Boca. Grande, near the nor-! center is 12 feet throughout above; high the homes. On tlx'otber bankis ".,,- r :r-;.' >f.; F{ t 'JLI' -
the sheltered coves there to birds of all kinds. Most numerous the magnificance of nature. Ida

I divide the loot from many a of the birds are the The first stop of the trip is t PALM.hO n GEj opt
luckless Spanish galleon. I robins, and few of them i ,' :-:, /- : r Ra
very .";:<' 'fr"t1". ifW' Punta Rassa. on the mainland, ..
Today these islands are ,are to be seen any other ... :: :; /:, ," ', quaint and historic because it
;> .
dotted with cottages and 'place in Florida "" :,,;. ";t'i """. wl'i;: Was here that the cable message j Sanibel FloridaA. qui
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winter i homes of people <'-'$:"'-<$. : pal
the of
There a49iE popular re- 7 .q regarding sinking the .
prominent in many walks of : an
hotels Maine was received and flashed '
sort .
CTI Captiva : -
li'e Luxurious resort ho- ; tia'xi
,tfls( extend their broad ve- Fisherman's Lodge or Cap- on to the World. C. Railway; to Fort Myers, Daily Steamship lint Fort Myers to Siiubel. ('

''l( randas along the sand overlooking tiva hotel, owned by Dr The second stop is at Dixieare Or by auto' all the way using Ferry Punta Rassa For particulars write rip

] the piers where hun- Franklin Miles, and Green-:I d three towns on Pine Island pie
deeds of trim yachts lie at' lawn Lodge.- run by Charles'J. St. James City, at the > bri
anchor The beaches are Knapp, who also operates' southern tip Bokeelia at the 1 Mrs.. H. Shanahan, Sanibel, Florida ('. I

f;:opled with bronzed swimlirers -.'Casa \:bel on Sanibel. Green-I northern end and Pineland,] ,,' ,
bath lawn Lodge is an attractive, the Bo- \ briit
enjoying a sun or on west coast near;
h I gathering shells, and the homelike hostelry and is so keelia. There are stores, { GOOD BATHING FINE SHELLtNG "IHof

beats in- the bays and passes t I i called because ot the mag- schools, post offices and -, -. -
.#* ury fishermen forth to do 1,I nificent lawns which surround small! hotel accommodation ,- -**- --:- '. .
thek it. The Captiva hotelis on Pine Island. I Ir s -
bittle: with the tarpon, ; mo41u
ng of- all' fish. Golf links j. lavishly appointed and its ..-.,'i-: --""' -- :
[modern conveniences' include .,
their{
add -
I add tennis courts I -- 1 ; greno'
rGrounds
electric Several
light plant.
Quota of pleasure to the recreation -'i an -+ '
cottages are run in con-I at the Chadwick Estate, Cap lira i
lire of, these iSland8.1 I ilia,
!
nection. I them line of Lee County is \
: : tide, which admits of eas-l I. '.jt
Captiva is
Useppa island is of,'the largest port between histy
test known of these islands, one and inexpensive drainage.
I i Tampa and Key West in ad-
!the most attractive resorts!!
because it was visited so often Pure artesian water ached i
is: n
the and of Idition to beiiig! a noted win- t
Roosevelt on coast, one the: !M1 fro)
by the great Teddy most unusual. Jfi is considerably ter resort, and has deeperwa- there at a depth of shout .' 1 fUJ
and the late Rodman higyiiMtan the oth-I ter than Tampa. Ships from 180feet. The island i i i" 16 ;, "' : 1 c al
anamaker, who were both allover the world to be miles }long and about four
er keys, having an elevationof are ytltCOT
Zane
ardent sportsmen. 36 feet, with cliffs seen here loading cargoes of miles wide at the widest
steep I
t rey the famous fiction arising from the water in I''phosphate, which is shipped pOint, with a shell road run- < Kinzie. Brothers

v niter, has also spent many some places. This island was to this port from the mines ning from one end to the } : tvitrl
hours fishing at Cap- ,
happy :
the first Florida property,! over the Charlotte Harbor & other. It is connected with
Lva, and a giant octopus, l '
Northern Railroad. Boca Fort Myers by a hard road r
I'
acquired by Barron Collier, '
: ldtAi
caught by him is now on ex- .. .: :
noted capitalist and developer. Grande is also the largest which branches off from the '
hibition at the Smithsonian He purchased it about-I town of any of the coastal islands Tamiami Trail, and a bridge .

Instmtion The: author at spent Washington.most of his 15 years ago from John M. having several modern over Matlachec_ pass. There < '; '. Stearfifer Line- :

i tone at Captiva angling for 'Roach, manager of the Chicago frm

ladyfish, instead of .tarpon attraction !The street small railway huntinglodge company. ::: i =:: : -' '.' i ", -WIIn
%"hich is the general I THE FRANKLIN ARMS r ,
He stated that hefiund'it which Mr. Roach had built "-.' -To Tbe-
there was transformed by : > '
much greater sport ,
ti' fish for ladyfish with Mr. Collier into a luxurious t DINING 'ROOMIs I
light tackle than to hook tar- 150 room hotel and the ; : tU

a Good Place to Eat. You will enjoy your : <7-

_;i. I F CAMP GOREThe I Sunday Dinner here : : : -: -."Gillf of y Mexicov 1 I-

join
.. c ; '' '
un.post office oa. Captiva and curious things will return SUNDAY DINNERS, $1.25 ., I c'n.. -c. .F _, "'"A"Trip Not Soon Forgotten"st
j
01Tt
Island is at Camp Gore. Goingto j to see having once found them. OTHER DAYS, DINNER, 1.00 ; ,

Captiva by boat. you can't The pleasant grounds hospitalityof overlook- OTHER DAYS, LUNCHEON, 85c -, : .' tI J bees
ing the bay and the I J .

miss miss it it. "by But land.you 'may: Driving easily lure.the also.Gores is something of a .. Club Breakfasts a Specially 1 I ,_' : LilEf ice SB:,a. ME. A AD- GLADYS ; pi+


from Captiva you must takea -- h.1M

trail to the left very soon --- .: -.... ,.> ".: .rLL < 1Mal

I turning on to the beach x' -a. v i II
after
__ ,1 r '*.J *tV f "
4 if.
<*T fm Jf
1'
: tM
road. Fort Myers' Making Coastal t'and Man I a-P.i;; t 1 Daily 0.

Driving from Sanibel you Leading Tourist HotelSet } : i T
will strike this trail (to the Jst :M
-0 : '

j leave right)the not beach long road before for you the ;J. ... ."': \ .: !I ; "- -: :;.<"Except: Sunday and dpdcial i l Trip :' '.: .

raid to. the bay. You will i.n.the}Midst\ of a Tropical Garden< :,;,' ;<- ... .;.. -ti 31t
have look-out : ; : -, _
to keep a sharp ., i 'r. = ,
or you will drive right past : Luxuriant Tropical Foliage ? ...
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: f ... I Ii
without seeing it_ It doesn'tlook .
', .
:, it.- ... ,
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like much of a road but Restricted Clientele : c #

11. is easy .to travel, and takes i : '

you right from the gulf ., '. .'* -, -Dining i : Room Opento: Transients, .- ; I Ir : I : 8 dt dr.+

through a picturesque tangle: of .- '> '< ; '. y : A. ixiejDeac_.
irgmal verdure winding in i "'" ". .
.
>1
and out among the wild ,<: The ." > Five minutes walk to'tfie Gulf of M exieo. 'Fine
growths, to the Sound. Then, .- : >. .. ,. _,.. (
"
: 3fishing '
an abrupt turn to the right v

brings you to the cultivated q .4 ..W right of'+the dOCKathing here is:
unexcelleci. 1g
beauty of Camp Gore with its .
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.c"""
smooth green lawn, its towering HOTELROYAL ; .
:
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trees its blossoming shrubs its ;'; -.' :, ( beautiful i shells.;on.beach. *

fruits well .
topical its kept
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garden, and the home of the : 7t: ,, .

Gores where Mrs. H. E. Goreis -T.,< -

hostess at one of the old-time PALM- .: ,
tsland hotels-a hotel that is a .

home with all the privileges ofa j, ,, '" .

home, including( old-time i I to '" .
J :, .. .
"'S
:;tootbern meals?: and it is ;a museum l! _..

a; w'in"b'fing.filled with J..lf'Jf 0NMaria,, g er.,_ '.. f xi
rophies that lovers of quaint I '

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Ir Have Optimistic: Views -1 i!i Florida Men New'Citrusy Will Protection Get r -ii : .' I



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Myi's. real estate men are not later than the middle of XC fall with I : --
F.ir )- together some paving TAMPA. Mar. 31.-Citrus growers ,
pnd t I be satisfactorily' san- vcmbsr. !j wh1cb''littft' is very important, f Florida. whose trees and ...
: l regarding the future of this Wally llowes' has sired up the 1 will 'help lour real estate conditions fruit suffered! damage from frost "
'. nUa city. situation and sees "there will 'be.I here. The paving of the main the ;
and freezing weather during
|j i'l.l1iouS' of men at present act considerable buying this summer, i arteries, isa very important item. aa .', i1 .
| : i-ly engaged in the busin...,_or for cash:; But if there are not I;i Our chief black eye to the north-, last two years were promised ,- .
forecasting -
system "of weather
fc.udred occupations here hat- bargains to' be disposed 6f. we ;I era: man is the failure to date in extensive ;- Y I
: rvary\ in detail Luc a gen- will go back further than we have: paving the main arteries. The approach in the future that should "

; i nation of their .cknowledged dreamed ot There-will be an up-i, in from Buckingham is result in greatly Increased pro

|::1i-t t as well! as ideas regarding ward trend of activity but a down- I bad. First street should be..paved tection.J. .

,, :n t future should prove rather enghUning ward trend of prices for cash. I to the city limits. I get that from B. KIncer. of Washington DoC '

,y ;: to many and indeed The opening of the- rall and start I'i' northern men who. realize. that a representative of the agricultural -
Lghly; encouraging to those few I of the work on the bridge this end of town has been neglected" meteorological division of "
.
k- whose minds pessimism pre-
s wh3
the federal weather bureau .
.111"- Is completing a tour of the Flo-
When seen in their respective '
ida citrus blet, announced this to .. >

otrlCti/mrh were yesterday busily eng several gedn of an-the L\ CASA YBEL HOTEL I day. .f

the queries that have been :. .'
tiwaring Although the state has no. a p"oprfatfon' '
.'
coning in. It seems that newsreel Casa Ybel on the Gulf with an electric reading lamp / r the'8upp rf f'an 'ex ,:j-T

rotogravure and similar pub- Charles J. Knapp's Sanibel Island in every possible place. Thereis 1 tensive
:dty; have well combined with resort is favorite a straight-away view of the I service. Mr. Kfncer said The \ I
of Fort a great Weekly Newspaper
} :he newspaper dispatches gulf from the French windows his department had arranged to
withFort Myers' people be-
) ilyers' potentialities to produce
with tropical trees and flowers establish stations in from six to
me desire for full information regarding cause it is open all year and between.At ten different parts of the citrus .,

: thip portion of the state. with winter visitors who year belt before next winter. Is J Studied .
-
i' Questions are coming In from after year return to their cot the waters: edge is the I i
all portions of the nation and the bath house, for the accommodation "In this service Mr.. KIncer ,
circling l :around the big .
tages
friendly Dominion) on our northern dining hall..Casa of the public: 'All said "We are able, in addition to .Jt
boundary. Some wish to know about 2-room or 3-room modern the regular weather bureaus In fi
; about fishing bunting and hotel .. Ybel! is wonderfully the state to put into the citrui '
accommodations, others: about located. The beach is at its cottages dot the landscape. sections eight specialists to coop- I

I rainfall, climate and health conditions best at this point. The beach Guests may occupy these as erate with the growers in making .i

it ; a goodly number .ask drive is wide and hard. The families or have room and \bath temperance surveys.' This give _,- .

H., beut building locations and det. shells are practically numberless singly. These cottages well I the localized forecast to the growers '- ,

veloped property; and the greatest ; the variety is almost unbelievable cared for. In every way, the I so accurately that those in >

increase ia-in the number of per- and their beauty is service is of the best. Here ole nearby sections will know what .ri E weekly newspaper is the HOME newspaper -
t. sons !seeking-4en-acre truck lands remarkable. Some of the finest have complete privacy AH lrft r
individual
i may to expect even down to r-. :
and citrus groves. shell collections in the Unit- are together at meal time in the groves." ; and when once read is invariably put

J. H. Ragpdale'b ; of the Home ;I;! ed States were made at Casa dining room, where the meals I to be referred to time and again. The weekly)
[.Realty and ; Investment c&mpanyi ,:; YbeI. are the best that a good chef away

i, One who well understands the 1 The hotel lobby /dining I can concoct and those the who lobby is } paper is a RECORD of intimate events of great
always to _
prefer -
Lee and Fort I open Building
| advantaged county
lifers geographically, believing! entire room building.and kitchen The occupy lobby one or I I it to their rooms. Operations I ;,',-. -value. to the subscriber-births and marrla gej are
'
the city will become the distributing big, living room, as it is more I Mr. Knapp has a dream of written and therc-
point tor all southwest$ Florida often called has an immense I some splendid new buildings :always ,with, a more neighborly .
a fact*hither Insured by the fireplace in either end. Comfy the plans for which are beginning (Continued from Page 1.) -f lc=- : i" '
ot "the trunk highways Sanibel which has been for ore friendly sty .
two
opening chairs couches and reading tables to take'shape and to look I I "' .,' '
to thVEast' coast He said: are scattered everywhere. like a reality. many years the home of Miss -!
"We have'been getting more In- I Cordelia Nutt and her sister:

quiries thin? at any time in they Miss Loetitia Nutt will be Under / 4

past two ;%tars, but as we have repairs very soon having] : :
an off year due to the presidential -I been sold as a retreat for the' : : p'
l\\ PALM LODGE I
election too much cannot be : Episcopal Sisters of the Trans -, .,
expected lathe way of big devel- figuration. _
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_
opments o* trade. With the completion When driving around Sani- shells not only on the beach I .0_ .. \. 1 ,
-
the Caloosahatchee -
of
to Cres- bel Island from either dock, one I but in the "door ward." Guest .- \i- : .. : ";. ; J

bridge cout: B &the cft .new'and bridge the road and is very apt to run first to Palm may run out of the house'I I Island BoulevardPlans I ', 4The.. !newspaper is, never merely glanced

bridge to "Bonita Beach we look 'Lodge. Mrs. Shanahan's beach I their bathing suits stroll along I
hotel which is to the pub- :%.tHrdugh for" the head lineVand then deposited inv
nearing
and development open are rapidly
for the steady growth .. .
I gathering shells which they : -" -- ,
lic the may 1.'Bi < :; -1' .:. "
or This will excepting during sum completion for'the construction : 'i'1l -.J; ; :
1 Iee' county. mer months. It is an attractive deposit at the end of the "front of real boulevard the _- --toc nearestasan, .>" ,.;,,!;-' ;. : -
I of course)e aided by our unexcelled j1 "- ._
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t dl>>\Jc_._,pondlr! Ipns.iWe building big and four- walk." while they dash in for entire lengtiujof Captiva and __:; ; -i t"f" : : -. j .
t mutt retuT.nto" '.production.., The 'squartfwith' tb6my: *-p6rcliwrscreened j'a sw1 n..oCIie'on; the.sanxTand. : : Sanibel Islands Property I >'_ _"' ( '',,. d'-. ,.
in.* It sits In let the wash them. these islandsare H ; : ::
of"our fruit. especially a plotof waves over owners on both } ; : : ;_ ; :; ,
quality F. tropical growth and overlooks When tired of the combat "It agitating a bond issue) ': ., .
,Is very superior. .
grapefruit the gulf with only the is only a few steps to Palm for the and it is',
purpose '
,
the '
topped ; ..
Ross, of Pine Island .,: J. : ; ...
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> York last'week beach drive between the groundsand Lodge one's own room and a not going to be long before .i -, '
in Jew .. _
market the which After the these two of the gulf ;; <
from waves are enticingly quiet rest. rest a gems
and grapefruit
tn oranges :\ close at high tide. home cooked meal. Life is coast will have a real boulevard .
LM
coun-
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his Pine Island grove. .
Y groves ,.did not suffer from L. There are. many varieties of worth living at Palm Lodge. their entire length.

#_Oafurther t this upthe winter state., a* was Really the caSE we -E.'1plrsl.-" '.:lr t... war, ....:.r t.1.1.1 1lir"'rnai-..111J,--l.I.-1-.i 1..4..c-, ali,.-" ,1"1- -_..,:.-.-.-..s..r.rI : atsonal advertisers recognize the bens eriv.J -

Jean.grow ao many things and More as i Ii ecF from the INTIMATE contact that weekly) advertisements -
d we harent even begun.

people areettlng acquainted with .i I iI =I : in weekly papers alone can give. Statistics
Bcohdltlonafliere, and many of them
will come to buy-our groves our Florida Is All Right 1 I ?=', show that advertisements carried ,in the
truck lands or business and residential I '
btrtWingB." :: smaller )weeklies bring greater results than the
!

James R Newton summarized .. i -, _:.; same'- space in a modern 'daily that carries. '* little,

hiS from outlook the fact for that the coming his company year .i .! :.- but the "wire news" of the 'day. '.

five .. a .=M,
the past '
\rnade more sales in ; -
'
i yteka than In the preceding twelve .$3 r .l.

ntmths.! ,,, ,
.
Ii
F. C. Carman of Snawcross and .- '
that letters from ; ; -
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.jrman reports y
of the 'and developing. day there is improve : l'J
nterestedipartles outside .Florida" 'is still growing !. Every .
foliwithin ,. .
late have increased many ,
t .
the past month. The ma- .i ment. .:,; .
-
l seek details of truck grow- '
jorlty Ij '
from ten-acre farms{ -4 { ; )*The is the subscriber
ing as derived 1 I ,Weekly newspaper kept by
'r
operated oa the colony plan. He !f On or before Apri126th the great Tamiami. Trail will Ve opened..... to theM 'V:',?
remarked.' "Our secretary of la i : ::, and STUDIED making it an ideal l fined im''f 6r

btI' advlaes that two million p c- publicand;; then-... the great shore line of Florida can almost all of it be z: the advertiser's when
And weekly
'
pie are oat of work. In order to .; i message a paper -

.urn a nice living they are going = reached by good hard surfaced roads. The*Tamh mi. Trail is perhaps. the .T ; covers an entire county with no competition
hack to the land. and be their own ; :

bises. Many of these northern individual cities. most talked of road in the world today. -It has often been compared with in,its field it is of double value to discnm&ia ng
are thronging our '
in various-ways: they will come the to I. the Appian Way, and will )1 undoubtedly- \"e as 'great: e: service-..' -.. to the people ,, ,; advertisers. For actua'. } results-there < i isnotfiinglike
lands are
county .
Lee
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-r that i r
lest, in the State for their purpose as this famous Roman road has done.. a regular ad in', ,
hugs loo'Ic: better today la Fort <- f i ,
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than" ever before. .
yerg Fort Myers is just half way betweeirTampa: and Miami and is destinE -...... ....4.'. "' 't
>F. W. Stokes of the Maryland I -' -,
ortgage-fcoropany: believes tha i E .. ed to be one of the three or four largest cities of,Florida. Its growth between ,- -_ #' ', .:i.

he new trend of selling will gej' 1924 and 1927 was the most remarkable of,any city in Florida. The .
.
Ii
inder way here sometime during; ,. i
'
e middle 'of the summer. Thbridges. development of the country along the Trail will cause it to continue to .i, -J.- .

'eve Tamiaml Trail other and bi i grow The Fort Myers Press_ is in its forty-fifth' r. It is a fixture in
certain
so '
more
rn.t'v lopmfPfs in the making ate Ii 'Fort Myers. Keep posted on the growth and' development of southwest The Collier County News

preaent time. cause him t*I I *"" ,
ve the fullest: confidence in th I \ Florida' by reading v./ > v .- "; .. .: *>* i f
.
I ture. ., : :': !Covers, As Much.Of Collier County! As The Sunlight0 -
JJ'Wood stands with thosiwisel I ;-" *
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Harry ... -. Wv ; '
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tremendom L .. > OIl
ho no :
see
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lie in Values as a result ofeat > _: : -

sales increase. Provided, .,;; S
waver, ;something now unfore' :
Fort My. if ; Florida
c n does.not prevent Evergladesrp I
S :nod the:county bid fair to en / ,
.
y a normal healthy developmen ; : THE FORT MYERS ,PRESS :: .

r .I will) sjeadily) serve to enhanc '
,
ret values of city and fan I -- -. -- -. ,, -, -, '
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perty. .The presidential elec .
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