FLOOD IS A DRAWCARD
RUPERT LEE & COY MERCHANTS
In 1940, Rupert Lee Merchants was a haven for curious onlookers, who watched keenly as motorboats crossed the flooded Palm Creek. Advertised as “Cash and Carry” Rupert Lee & Coy were proud of quality and quantity and were said to have, every inch of the store stocked with merchandise.
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