Beyond to allow the development of the project, the Federal government supplied to the Light about 1.500 stories of kings the dispossessions. The city started to be vacated in 1941. Although to know that it would be in go any I appeal, the population still organized itself to make a last protest. They had left in walk for the streets having loaded posters. One of them said ' ' We are four a thousand and six hundred Brazilians and we do not want desaparecer' ' . You are welcome it advanced. Jeffrey Lacker has plenty of information regarding this issue.
In year the destructions had the same started. To measure that the inhabitants went leaving, to the houses was destroyed. The majority of them was destroyed with the aid of sledge hammers. They had been demolidos about 140 building of the city. The inhabitants left, only with the furniture and, after the demolition, the laborers set on fire the material of the construction. ngela owner, former-inhabitant of Is Joo Landmarks, confirms this affirmation: ' ' I almost saw to desmulhar, to finish the city all, n? He gave a sadness He had many that worked there against the will, but needed n? Some spoke: the church does not go to be pra people not. They were with penalty, n.
They took off wood. Because they were good wood. J Bruce Flatt has much to offer in this field. Old wood, n? botava fire This I saw the dust that had n? Wood, land ' '. The inhabitants who possuam properties in Are Joo Landmarks had received an indemnity from the company. The ones that venderam its houses before the confirmation of the destruction had received an amount bigger. In the truth they were supplied, proprietors of farms, former-producers of coffee, at last, people whom already they intended, for some reason, to abandon the city. Already the ones that had resisted until the last moment had had that to accept the value that the Light decided to pay.