This film shows the Caloosahatchee River, canal digging and a brief shot of Thomas Edison. There are scenes of the good life in the area around La Belle. There are scenes of cattle herds, watermelon harvest, beekeeping, oil wells, the La Belle Chamber of Commerce and hunting with dogs.
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