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Title: Delightful Daytona Florida
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Language: English
Creator: Daytona Chamber of Commerce
Publisher: Daytona Chamber of Commerce
Place of Publication: Daytona, FL
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Casino Burgoyne


Delightful

DAYTONA
FLORIDA
A STORY OF THE LAND OF HAPPINESS
BRIEFLY TOLD IN WORDS
AND PICTURES


PERHAPS no greater tribute can be
paid Daytona than that those who once
visit it continue to do so, bring others
and, to a significant degree, ultimately
settle there, building their own homes.
Daytona calls for spontaneous praise
from both visitors and year-round citi-
zenship. And this praise takes on the
complexion of sincere affection. It is not
superficial regard-it finds double ex-



















On the Beach

pression in the ever-growing home col-
ony and in the flood-tide of discriminat-
ing tourists.
Daytona is as colorful as a pearl in a
ring on the finger of "Miss Columbia" as
she dips her beautiful hand into the
Southern seas.
LOCATION-Daytona is 110 miles south
from Jacksonville, on the main Dixie
Highway, on the Florida East Coast Rail-
way and on the Halifax River, which is
the inland waterway, paralleling the At-
lantic Ocean, one-half mile distant. Rail,
water and motor transportation is pro-
vided to all points.
CLIMATE-Daytona lies just south of
the latitude which divides Northern and
subtropical Southern Florida. It is blest














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Estate of Mrs. Mary T. Burgoyne

with a wonderful all-year climate. The
average winter temperature is 71 de-
grees; the average summer temperature
is 85 degrees. There is no fog and very
little rainfall during the warm, sunny
winter months, affording maximum out-
door life. Cold winds are tempered by
the Gulf Stream of the Atlantic Ocean,
the Halifax River and the lakes that
abound in this region.
POPULATION-Daytona has a perma-
nent population of 6,000 people. This
number is increased to 20,000 during the
winter tourist season.
ACCOMMODATIONS FOR VISITORS-
There are forty-two American and Eu-
ropean hotels and boarding houses with
rates from $1.50 up; eleven apartment
houses; hundreds of small light-house-




















Sunset Park


keeping apartments and rooms in private
homes at rates from $5.00 per week up.
Tea rooms, restaurants and cafeterias
with popular prices are accessible from
all parts of the city.
INTERESTING POINTS AND DRIVES-
Daytona is replete with early Spanish,
French and English historical lore. Old
ruins of forts, missions, Spanish canals
and Indian settlements are the remnants
of early Florida history under four
flags. Beautiful automobile drives
through forests of moss-covered oaks and
pines, and boat trips along the enchant-
ing lakes and rivers afford delightful rec-
reation. The world-famous Daytona
Beach is said to be the most wonderful
ocean-beach speedway in the world. It
is twenty miles long and at low tide is
500 feet wide.




















Clarendon Hotel

GOOD ROADS-- Asphalt, brick, shell
and other hard-surfaced roads radiate in
all directions from Daytona. This city is
less than one day's journey from any
other resort city in Florida. Daytona is
the pivotal point for motorists; all good
roads lead to Daytona.
RECREATION-Municipal playgrounds,
tennis courts and recreation centers are
open to all visitors. Throughout the sea-
son the different state organizations
enjoy picnics, club activities and games.
There are also facilities for baseball and
trap-shooting. Beautiful rivers and
streams are the scenes of many enjoyable
motor-boating parties.
SURF-BATHING-This happy pastime is
enjoyed in the Atlantic surf throughout
the year.













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Golf at Daytona

GOLF-There are three eighteen-hole
Golf Courses available to visitors and
hotel guests.
FISHING AND HUNTING- Bass, trout,
drum, snappers, tarpon and deep-sea fish
are plentiful in season in the Atlantic
Ocean, the Tomoka and Halifax rivers.
There are many varieties of fresh-water
game fish in the smaller streams and
lakes. The open season throughout the
winter months permits the hunting of
deer, turkeys, bear, quail, etc. The Gov-
ernment bird reservation is located here.
Music AND DANCING-Earl Frazer New-
berry and his famous Exposition Band of
Detroit, Mich., will give two band con-
certs daily. The larger hotels provide
music. There are private, club and public
dances at the various hotels and casinos.




















Some Samples


Public speakers and musical artists of
international reputation may be heard at
the large public auditorium.
THE COMMUNITY FORUM-One of the
greatest assets of this community is our
Open Forum. This is the pioneer Open
Forum in the South and one of the largest
in the United States. The Open Forum
is an open mass meeting for the free and
untrammelled discussion of all public
questions. The program consists of a
fine concert, an address by an expert
speaker, followed by open and free dis-
cussion in which the audience takes part.
The greatest orators, scholars, statesmen,
editors and reformers of the world can
be heard on our Forum platform.
Editors, authors, scholars, judges and
intellectual people come to Daytona and




















Residence of Albert Steiger


appreciate the exceptional educational
and musical privileges.
THE CHAUTAUQUA ASSEMBLY Our
assembly program is a continuous pro-
gram in the big auditorium every Tues-
day and Friday night for three months.
No community in the entire South at-
tempts anything compared with it in
such a comprehensive program of high-
class entertainment, consisting of artist
recitals, band concerts, oratorio novel-
ties, lectures, photoplays, etc.
CLUBS, SCHOOLS AND CHURCHES-The
Woman's Palmetto Club, the Halifax
River Yacht Club, Elks Club, and Ameri-
can Legion have commodious clubhouses
and quarters. The Kiwanis Club, Rotary
Club and Business and Professional
Women's Club are active, as are also the




















Grapefruit Grove


various secret society organizations. Un-
surpassed public and private schools,
public libraries and church organizations
conserve and contribute to the intellec-
tual, social, moral and religious life of
the community.
HEALTH CONDITIONS-Daytona enjoys
chemically pure artesian water, a natural
water drainage, a pure milk supply, and
strict sanitary regulations at all times.
The splendid summer and winter climate
insures a high degree of health to people
living here. There is a marked absence
of fevers and contagions. Public and
private hospitals and sanitariums are
open to convalescents.
SEWERAGE-Perhaps the most impor-
tant consideration to be given a city is its


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Ridgewood Avenue


sewerage system. Daytona is proud of
its Reinsch-Wurl sewage screens installed
in 1916. Being the third of such sys-
tems installed in the United States, it
was closely watched by engineers and
students throughout the country. Many
from the North as well as those from
closer localities have visited our sewage
plant, and all testify to its efficiency.
DRAINAGE-Daytona is fortunate as to
drainage. Located on a ridge, it has nat-
ural drainage, supplemented by a splen-
did sewerage system adopted with the
paved streets. We have no stagnant water,
hence no fevers nor mosquitoes.
Drinking water is provided by deep ar-
tesian wells. We challenge the world for
better water to drink. Note this analysis:






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Residence of Richard H. Edmonds


WATER ANALYSIS
DAYTONA CITY WATER
All results expressed in parts per million and grains per
gallon. Parts Grains
per million per gallon
Total Solids ..................................-- 320.00 18.700
Mineral Residue ..............................130.00 7.600
Volatile Residue ------....... .....- .190.00 11.100
Carbonates ............... --------...................... 58.00 3.400
Bicarbonates (Temporary) ............. 17.00 0.990
Alkalinity as CaCos (Hardness)......... 75.00 4.400
Sulphates ............----....-----..----................. 0.00 0.000
Iron .............................------------------............... 0.25 0.015
Calcium ---.........................................190.00 11.100
Magnesium ...........................-.......... 37.20 2.200
Chlorine ...... .......-----. .. ........ 84.50 4.900

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY-Daytona pre-
sents a growing demand for development
of all lines of business. It is the business
center of east Volusia County, compris-
ing the resort towns of Seabreeze, Day-
tona Beach, Ormond, Wilbur-by-the-Sea,
and others. There is a great need for ad-
ditional hotels and apartments. Bunga-
lows and cottages are always in great de-
mand. Water and rail transportation,



















Ridgewood Hotel


economical living and housing condi-
tions, and all-year production afford op-
portunities for investments.
PRESS Two daily newspapers, the
Morning Journal and Evening News,
serve the community.
THEATRES-Crystal, Lyric and New
Daytona theatres provide entertainment.
AGRICULTURE-Large tracts of timber
and cattle-grazing lands, smaller tracts
suitable for vegetable, truck, and citrus-
fruit growing are available. Poultry and
squab-raising are very profitable indus-
tries. There are facilities for co-opera-
tive buying and marketing.
UTILITIES-Water Rate: Fifteen cents
per thousand gallons. Gas Rate: $1.90
per thousand cubic feet. Over 10,000
cubic feet, rate is $1.75 per thousand.
Electric Rate: 13 cents per kilowatt



















The Oaks Hotel

hour. Power Rate: Minimum service
charge, $1.65 per month. 33/4 cents per
kilowatt for power used. Ice Rate: 65
cents per hundred pounds; 50 cents per
hundred pounds over 600 pounds.
TAXES-City Tax Rate: 25 mills on
50% valuation. County and State Taxes:
511/2 mills on 40% valuation.
INFORMATION SERVICE Information
about rooms, hotels, apartments, business
opportunities, roads, train and steamship
schedules, etc., may be secured without
charge. Booklets, maps and literature
will be mailed by request. Write the
DAYTONA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

"Our latchstring's always hangin' out for
true friends, old and new;
The water's fine, the climate great-
we've saved a place for you."






HOTELS RECOMMENDED
Hotel Capacity Minimum Rate Plan Manager
Austin .......---......................................... ...185...............On application .......---...... E ..................Horne & Allen
Breakers (Daytona Beach) .................... 80......... .....$4.00 .........------...................... A.................N. K. Harris
Bretton Inn (Ormond Beach) ----.... ..140............ $42.00 per week...........A----................Jas. P. Vining
Clarendon (Seabreeze) ..............................300...............On application............... A A..............C. J. Root
Colonial ....... .. ............................ ....... --.. 4..~...........$1.50 ... . ................ E-----R. F. Gibbins
Hamilton ................................................. 70..............--- $5.00 ....-.--------....... --. .A...........----- ......Mrs. I. M. Mabbette
Islington ...................---------- -..................... 60............$5.00 ..----..................------....A.. A ..--..........Mrs. J. B. Parkinson
Ivy Lane Hotel ............-------.....................-- 75...............$5.00 ...............-----..............---A..................A. C. Johnson
LaVergne ......------ ---.. --.................................--- 50............... $2.00 -----.....................-------.E.................F. J. Nelson
Lyndhurst-----...... ----------..................................... 35..............$.50 ...............................A.................--- R. W. Ball
Maryland ...-...........-..............................- .... 70.............. $1.50 ....-..............-... .........- .................T. B. Stout
Magnolia ..................................-----..... --.. 50.............$1.50 ..... -------.......................... ----...............H. E. Whitsett
Morgan .............................................. .... ..185 ....--......On application....................----- ...........W. D. Hunt
New Elmhurst ------------- ... 75 ........ $3.50 ----------.........................A ..............---- Mrs. Sophia Kallenberg
New Gables .--- 100.-----$4.50 --....------........................A. ...............----I. A. Silvie
Oaks ....----..................................- -. .... 75 ....------.........$4.50 .........----------- ........A.........---............ G. B. Hayward
Orange Villa ..----................................... 50...............$4.00 ....------- ---..... ..... ................ S. & C. Cass
Parkinson ...... ....................... ............ ........ 45 .............- $4.00 .. ..-- -......... A --...... --A --............C. E. Blackwell
Prince George ...----....... --.... ......................150 ---...........$6.00 ....----------- .....................A .............------ W. W. Hilyard & Son
Princess Issena (Seabreeze) .......----........ 150..............-- $6.00 ................------........----............ Henry W. Haynes
Prospect ..............................................---------- 40 .......---On application ..-------............. A ...............Mrs. M. A. Jackson
Raymond (Seabreeze) ....... ...................... 70 ........-----On application ---............................ Mrs. Agnes Stuart
Ridgewood ............................................50 ----...........$6.00 ......--------................... A.............--- E. P. Woodbury
Tourist ........................................... ...... 75 ..............$12.00 per week ............---...E................. D. H. Bennett
Van Dorn ..............................----- -----------............. 50 ..............---- $1.50 ...............-------............. E ..-----.......Drake & Van Dorn
Virginia Villa .............................--- ............ 70..............----1.00 ......---- -- ................ E............- Mrs. Marion Knappe
WHAT CONCERNS DAYTONA INTERESTS US. TELL US ABOUT IT. DAYTONA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.




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