<br />The warrants so issued on the respective funds, being listed completely in the County
<br />Finance Record as provided by law, reference to said record and the list so recorded, bei
<br />made a part of these minutes as fully and completely as if the same were set out herein
<br />in detail.
<br />There being no further business on motion made, seconded and carried the Board then
<br />ATTEST: /
<br />C 1 e r k.
<br />ROMAY, APRIL 16th 1934.
<br />The Board of County Commissioners in and for Indian River County, Florida, met at
<br />Court House in Vero Beach at 9:00 o'clock A.M.Xonday, April 16th 1934, pursuant to call
<br />of the Chairman, with the following members of the Board present: J.J.P.Namilton,Cha.ir-
<br />man; J.D.Yongue; R.E.Mudge; And John R. Knight. Absent Edwin A. Helseth. Also present
<br />were Miles Marren, Clerk and dim. M. Frick, Sheriff.
<br />It was ordered that Deputy Registration officers in the several precincts be paid
<br />the sum of .96.00 each, and where more than 24 names we placed on the Registration books,
<br />such Deputies be paid at the rate of 25¢ per name.
<br />Jas. W. Copeland, appeared before the Board regarding an appropriation to assist in
<br />carrying on the Fair in Chicago during the year 1934. After considerable discussion, anc
<br />taking into consideration the benefits derived from the Fair in 1933, the following
<br />resolution was unanumously adopted.
<br />RE'S0LUT I0 N.
<br />WEERM, an opportunity is offered Indian River County to exploit, publicize, ad-
<br />vertise and otherwise advance the horticultural, agricultural, industrial and commercial
<br />interests of Indian River County, thru the display of agricultural products, dioramas
<br />and other display materials by a public showing at a leading fair or exposition to be
<br />held in the State of Florida during the tourist season of 1934-35; and
<br />MHEHEAS, the agency best fitted to properly display and operate said exhibits for
<br />said county is th&to de. Commission of A Century of Progress as appointed by the
<br />Governor of Flori&C r.the I d's Fair of 1934, said Commission being also known as
<br />the "Florida World's Fair Com,rlttee" of the Florida State Chamber of Commerce; and
<br />CRUS, the Florida Exhibit at a Century of Progress in 1933 did, with the coopera-
<br />tion of the State of Florida, exploit, publicize, advertise and advance the agricultural,
<br />horticultural, industrial and commercial interests of the State of Florida during the
<br />period of June 1 to November 19 19339 and as a result of said exhibit this state did
<br />receiver more than 5-j miles, or 333,000 column inches, of"free newspaper and publica-
<br />tion publicity and did deliver 294 radio broadcasts and did secure a registration of
<br />Florida, prospects in excess of one-quarter million names, addresses and other valuable
<br />date for use of civic organizations and the business interests of this state in develop-
<br />ing tourist patronage, and did bring to this state during the winter season of 1933-1934
<br />many thousands of people who had never before visited Florida as the result of said ex-
<br />hibit in Chicago; and
<br />WHEREAS, the World's Fair will again be held in Chicago during the period June 1 to
<br />November 1, 19349 and an opportunity will be offered this county to advance the agricul-
<br />tural, horticultural, industrial and commercial interests of the county thru the loan of
<br />the exhibits herein provided for, to the Florida Exhibit at the World's Fair; and
<br />YIHEREAS, racetrack and gasoline taxes accruing to this county have been greatly in-
<br />creased as a result of Florida's participation in the World's Fair of 1933;
<br />NOW, THEIMPORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that we, as and constituting the Board of County
<br />Commissioners of Indian River County, do agree to employ as our agents, the Florida
<br />Worl.db Fair Commission for 19341, as appointed by Governor David Sholtz, to act as our
<br />agents in designing, preparing, exhibiting and operating the aforementioned exhibits for
<br />display at a leading fair or exposition to be held within the State of Florida during
<br />the winter season of 1934-19359 and that we provide the cost of said exhibits thru in-
<br />clusion in either the publicity or agricultural fund of the Indian River Cdunty budget
<br />for 1934-1935 an amount equal to five and five -eights cents (6-5/8g) per capita of
<br />population as determined by the 1930 Federal Census; and
<br />BE IT. FURTHER RESOLVED, that the exhibits herein provided for shall be loaned to the
<br />Florida, Exhibit of A Century of Progress to be held in Chicago, Illinois, during the
<br />period June 1 to November 19 1934 for display purposes; and -
<br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT WE, as and constituting the Board of County Comnissione3
<br />of Indian River County, on this date do .hereby subscribe and pledge for the foregoing
<br />purposes, and hereby agree and promise to pay to the Florida, World's Fair Commission, as
<br />appointed by Governor David Sholtz, thru its treasurer, James D. Ingraham, of Jackson-
<br />ville, Florida, the sum of Three hundred seventy eight dollars (1378000), to be paid as
<br />f ollowss Out of next proceeds of Rice Track Fonda.
<br />RE SOLUT ION.