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Posted: Friday, September 1, 2017 12:43 pm

August 30, 1917

HEADLINE - Enjoyable Automobile Trip, Homestead to Sugar Valley; Florida Roads Generally Found to be Excellent but some of the Highways in Georgia are Punk

INTERNATIONAL - Russia’s Military, Economic and Political Troubles Are Disturbing


Miss Othelia Fuchs leaves the middle of September to attend the State College for Women in Tallahassee.

Charlie Fuchs and Frank Rue were given a short furlough from the naval reserves, and came up Sunday from Key West to spend the day. Both of them enjoy the best of health.

Sanitary conditions in Homestead must be improved” so says Dr. Young of the State Board of Health. Dr. Young accompanied by Marshal Oscar Thomas made an investigation of the privies in Homestead a few weeks ago and found there were very few that were protected from flies.


On August 6th, 1917, we bought at Foreclosure Sale Braddock Sub-Division consisting of 80 acres less than 2 miles from Miami Court House, on Allapatta Drive. Contracts for paving Streets were let Saturday August 18th.

Monday August 27th we will sell lots 50X140 for $200 to $400, $10 down, $5 per month – no interest for two years. If Miami makes a city of one hundred thousand and what good will it do you if you DO NOT own some of its Real Estate. I assure every person in South Dade county that you will never have another chance as good as this. J.H. Meyer Company, Miami

America Is Ready will be shown at GARDEN THEATRE Saturday Night – September 1st. After many weeks of waiting we are able to show this extraordinary picture. Uncle Sam’s fighting forces on land and sea; ALSO FOR THIS NIGHT A two reel CHAPLIN FEATURE that will make you laugh way down the back. DON’T FORGET THE DATE! Prices 15 and 25c.

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