Bradford County telegraph
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00027795/03425
 Material Information
Title: Bradford County telegraph
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: L.C. Webb
Place of Publication: Starke Fla
Creation Date: May 3, 1957
Publication Date: 1888-
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Starke (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Bradford County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Bradford -- Starke
Coordinates: 29.947222 x -82.108056 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 9, no. 41 (Apr. 13, 1888)-
General Note: Publishers: Mathews & Farmer, <1893-1897>; E.S. Mathews, <1900-1926>.
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000579551
oclc - 33886096
notis - ADA7397
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System ID: UF00027795:03425
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,MAY 5 Religious Dedication Day '

8:00, P. M. Religious Dedication Program and Service .

Bradford, High School -Stadium. Att churches Cautty P Publication EstaUUked In 1S79
participating. '
MONDAY, MAY 6 Governor's. and Statesman's. Day -

9:00 A. M. to'5:00: P. M. Registration of out-of-town

visitors Souvenirs.at Starke Woman's. Club. Refreshmentsand Sunday Service Starts Centennial

3:00 P. M. Opening Day Parade: Floats, Bands, etc.
Governor's Dinner at Officers Club, .
5:45 P. M. \ ,. --
Camp Blanding. '. Pageants, Parades, FireworksTo
6:00 to 8:00: P. M. Free Pizza Pies served at Sor- J I a-. ..

rento Restaurant on Highway 301' just north of Tables Turned ---- Mayor Dunked ,, : ";q I- ; Highlight Week's EventsI

invited. \
town. Everyone .
7:30 P. M.: Pre-Pageant activities at BHS Stadium. _i ; :1'r", ".c A countywide, union ''religious service Sunday night (

i 8:00 P. M. (Crowning of Centennial Queen by Governor .. will keynote the week-long festivities celebrating the City )

at BHS Stadium. of Starke's Centennial birthday.The .

8:15 P. M. Historical Pageant; "Starke Centurama," 'service will be held at 8 p.m. in the Bradford High

at BHS Stadium. School stadium and congregations of all churches in the

9:30 P. M. Gigantic Fireworks display at BHS Sta- A county are invited to participate. The message will b"e

dium by Paramount Fireworks Co. brought by Rev. Donald Kokomoor, pastor of the First

10:00 P. M. Queen's Ball and Street Dance at JJSO Methodist Church. Members of the Starke ministerial As-

r building.. Everyone invited. .. $ -..,? sociation are cooperating.
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TUESDAY, MAY 7 Veterans and Armed Forces Day V Says Centennial Head churches of their choice Sunday
,'''' morning and are requested to
.9:00: A. M. to 5:00: P. M. Registration of out-of-town .., wear old fashioned clothes. Cen-
visitors at Starke 'Woman's Club. Refreshmentsand J ? V V tennial costumes may be worn

Souvenirs. .. fr Come As You at the evening union service also
at National .: rt and to all .functions during
3:00 to'7:00 P. M. Armed Forces Display ,
... Y, I Celtennial.Week.. ''Dress Is

Guard Armory. Helicopter (Whirly Bird), "Nike"Missile .....'..;"aa""...' : Are To Events however, at all times and

etc. 4I :... :......,., out-of-town visitors, as well as
P. M. Pre-Pageant activities at BHS Stadium. .. local residents will be welcomeat
7:30 .' .:. I" ....
8:00 P. M. Historical Pageant, "Starke Centurama ._. .::.,, /'' T..11. ,: "" "Y.ft Of Big Week all events in regular clothing,
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at BHS Stadium. _-.-_... ".,.1..,..,.,.'! .';.#..'>' they prefer.,

9:15 P. :M. Colorful Fireworks. Display at BHS Sta- \ '.,-1"... 'VA"'t.J:, ,. P 9z Starke's week-long birthday
''; V .a 4 "Come as '."
are celebration
dium. will be the largest of
; This is the watchword of the its kind ever staged here. Highlight
Starke Centennial Committee of the schedule will be the
8 Youth and School Day
presentation each
evening at S
reports that
14E r A some"people
< r- o'clock in the high school. stadium
9:00 A. M. to 12 Noon, Registration of eut-of-town .. might stay away from Centen-
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visitors at Centennial Headquarters. Free Sou- Mayor W. T. (Billy) Jackson, in dual role as Centennial A few minutes later, Mayor 'Jackson '(plaid shirt) found nial dances, parades, etc. under a spectacular pageant depicting

venirs. Keystone Kop ,assists in dunking Bobby McRae in the horse himself on the receiving end of a .dunking when the "U.S. the mistaken Impression that the history of Starke from 1857

3:00 P, M. Children's games and contests at BHS trough' at, last Saturday night's session of Kangaroo Kourt Marshals" took over and proceeded to douse the Keystoneon they must wear Centennial cos to the present time. Involvinga

Stadium. Prizes. the courthouse lawn. Kops. Going into the' trough with.Jackson Bob.Robinson. tumes. cast of several hundred this

'1::to'P. M. Pre-Pacreant activities at BHS Stadium. I __" "This is certainly not the colorful drama will require special
8:00 P. M.: Colorful l Pageant; "Starke"'' enturama," -.. case," said Guy Andrews general lighting effects, sound equipment

at BHS Stadium. Hits Car Side FINAL. SESSION KANGAROO KQURT Queen Contest chairman the weeklong cele- the, and BHS a huge athletic stage, field.erectedon It

9:15: P. M. Gigantic Fireworks ,Display at BHS Sta- SATURDAY NIGHT bration. "We want everyone, will be followed each evening bya

dium. *' Girl Is InjoredBy "Judge" .A. Z. Adkins Jr.j of Gainesville will preside at 14 Contestants .a whether visitor a from resident out of of Starke town, or to General spectacular fireworks display.
P. M. Informal Dance USO buildi u!. admission tickets to
10:00 kno
the final session of Kangaroo Kourt.here this Saturday night .- you imperfectly :wel the pageant -are $ .56
y at reserved -
THURSDAY. AllY 9 Agriculture and Industry. Day Auto,Here ,' _at J o'clock., : .,_ whether came in any'and costume all eyenta, .seats 200. Children's ,
I**** ; ; 4,. -r -- 1 .Ba1llft: u. A.s Bishop'Jr. said that activities. will be confined -. Approach Wire clothes. regular. tickets are 75 cents. AU Queen

9:00: A. If. to 5:00: P. M, Registration of out-of-town' to specific eaSes and that "warrants"" ,have been.issued Content advance coupons have a

visitors at Starke Woman's Club. Refreshmentsand A 10-year-old girl was injured for Dr. H., H. Adams, Joe W. Andrews m, and J. O. Gay With the be'Andrews no sessions said that tl ere will lace value of toM and may be
afternoon she -.deadline for the centennial of Kangaroo Kourt used against of the
Wednesday aforementioned
V when any
Souvenirs. all with off their Centennial whiskers.
.charged, shaving after this Saturday, and that
ran into the tide of a car mov- Queen Contest set for i seats.
10:00 A M. to 12 Noon, Industrial and Agricultural "We will have the"sound system erected In'time and there today during Centennial Week all regulations .i
ing on Temple avenue in front (Friday), .fourteens hopeful The Centennial
Tours., of the high school will be no delay in starting this final: session," the bailiff said. candidates are as to badges', permits, crowned Queen will be

7:30 P. M. Pre-Pageant activities at BHS, Stadium. The girl, Mary Ruth Wright 'Bishop further stated that, there- has been.a rotor' to the in one of the striving top seven tofinish etc. are off. Monday preceding night and the will pageanton reign

8:00 P. :M. Historical Pageant, "Starke Centurama," suffered a cerebral concussion, a effect that his Kops, all of whom! got,dunked last Saturday prize positions. i "We want everyone to come over events during the rest of
Again, as last out and Jn "
join the festivities
at BHS Stadium. torn lip, fracture of the left col. night, may mutiny and attempt to put him In the hone trough week, radical he said.. the week. The Queen'Ball will
9:15 P. M. Gigantic Fireworks Display, BHS Sta- lar bone and minor injuries. at this. final session. v changes have tak- be held in "the USO building after
wai driven Burt en place in the standings. The regulations were all in the' fireworks
dium. The ear by such groundless" display Mon
jm sure rumors are Bishop said. "I "
fun from the '
W. Atwater of Buffalo OfficerC. While Sylvia Paulk has. man- very beginning. day night The orchestra will
rent i. certain that my force Is much more loyal and better aged to hold to her 1 Andrews said "and no one was
FRIDAYIAY 10 Good Neighbor and County Day .. :Moore said thati.h girl on leading provide music for dancing both
dashed from the sidewalk 'directly train*!. than to attempt such a dastardly act," the bailiff position,. Patsy Dixon, Mary Ag- coerced .into obtaining a,badge or inside the USO and in a roped-of
9:00: A. M. Registration of :visitors at Starke Woman's into the side of the car. cced.. ., nes Matthews, and Alice Faye permit or anything ,else 'againsthis block of Washington St adjoinIng -

Club. Refreshments and Souvenirs Mary Ruth is the daughter Newman. are close behind her in will. This was merely a the USO grounds. The admission
a:30 P. M. Colored Citizens Parade. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Wright Mr that order. In fifth place is San means of financing the week- ticket entitles the holler

7:30 P. M. Pre-Pageant activities at BHS Stadium. IWright is a city, of Starke emI .Accusations Are Denied dra Joyce Strickland, followedby long celebration, and I am sure to attend either or both dances:
that when it is an will *
I Betty Ann Simmons, Francis over Dress is but
optional Centennial
8:00 P. M. Historical pageant, "StarkS Centurama," I ployee. Landrum, and SM Ann Smith. agree that they have had"their costumes are suggested in orderto

at BHS Stadium. "t; ]Is Chargedto Among these leading girls, the money's worth of entertainmentand. lend odor to the occasion.

9:15. P. M. Gigantic. Fireworks Display at BHS Sta BUS ShutOut ape, margins are BO small that a few fun. Elden Mathews. .BHS, bandmaster
dium.SATURDAY. J could well be the difference "Profits on all sales of novelties who Is in charge of arrangements
between any 'two places a} tickets, etc. to ,
pageant go for parades on Monday
MAY 11 Old-Timers arid Homecoming I By Palatka'sNoHit !1 Starke Man the from close ninth of the to fourteenth contest Aligned placeare the Centennial Corporation and and Saturday, states that

Day I Mary Carol, Bessent Vivian will go into a building fund for I floats must be registered not
later than Saturday, May 4, at
9:00 A. M. to 5:00 P.M. Registration of out-of-town Stanley Nocgel. Starke usedcar I Garcia, Marilyn Cox Rosine .a new Chamber of Commerce Centennial Headquarters on
Pitching cerning the events Flakes, Rhodia Hines, and Glen- I and community buildinghe
: this surrounding
dealer week was charged
Court Street Local businesses,
visitors and old-timers at Starke Woman's Club. .
allied chairman said.Homecoming
.' with ,rapifig a 33-year-old the ,assault, but the sheriff da Underbill. f clubs and other organizations '
Refreshments and Souvenirs. widow''' early_Saturday morning; would release no details othe The public is reminded that -. are urged to, enter floats and
2:00: P. M. Fashion Show sponsored by Sister of the The ,Bradford High School on a dirt road near Crosby Lake. thin the fact that the woman today (Friday) is the' last dayon Slated decorated cars in order to make

Swish, Courthouse grounds. Prizes. baseball squad was shut, out'on *Noegel, dahying the charge, has made, the charge and that whir they may purchase PresbyteriansThe the ,opening; day parade the largest -
3:00 P. M. Final Centennial Parade. the no-hit pitching of Paltaka's surrendered to authorities Wednesday she.claimed the attack took place .. tickets to the Historical Pageant By and most colorful in Starke's

5:00 P. M. Old Time Fiddling Contest, Courthouse Edward Carroll Tuesday, losing. morning after returning I near Crosby Lake. State Attorney I.and Fireworks Display at a re- first Presbyterian Churchof history. Mathews said that
conteat0.. T, E. (Ted) Duncan 1aIn, duced price., '
grounds. the from a trip to south Florida Starke will hold a homecoming bands from Lake Butler Green
Calvin Pace went the distance was freed under$5,000 bond. He possession of the statement The v Queen, Contest Committeealso I Sunday in celebrationof Cove Springs, .and Starke will
5:00 P. M. Teen-Age Tea Dance, USO building.: for "Starke. pitching his first Is represented by Attorney Mack The attack is alleged to have wishes to remind all girls 1. program its TSrd Anniversary Climaxing march in M6ndays parade. Units -

6:00 P. M. Beard Judging Contest. Courthouse' game. Previously he has.played Futch. occurred after midnight Friday who have contest; ticket; books the activities will be dinner will form at 2:30 p.m. Monday -

grounds. the catching spot Pace gaveupeight ;Sheriff P. D. Reddish said this night following Plaits to seven In their poaiu4n to turn themIn served on the grounds following in Washington Street Just
7:00 P. M. Awards to Old Timers, BHS Stadium. hits and walked ,aix men week ,that the woman has givena drive-ins and nightspots by a the morning worship service. north of the USO building.
no' later. than 5
7:30 P. M. Beard Shaving Contest BHS Stadium as his team mates committed five five page written atatment con- group which included Nigel and p.today Events of the worship hour will The Colored Citizens Parade
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the this time tickets not
woman. During (Friday) Any accounted history will be held Wednesday afternoonat
errors. the church
sponsored by Remington Rand Shaver Co. Prizes. be _reading of
the woman was escorted by an will be and will feature the
Only 23 BHS batters had a for by today of 1956-57: and the sermon 3 p.m.
8:00: P. M. Final performance of historical pageant chance to face CarroU'whcJ walk- 3 Are ChargedIn other man.According. charged .to the girl in whose by the Rev. W. S. McAliley entitled band from St Johns colored higa'

"Starke Centurama," at BHS Stadium. ed only three men and struck out to the woman'sstory name' they are signed out "Things to Remember" school St Augustine.
9:15 P. M. Final gigantic Fireworks Display, at BHS six. Beating Of obtained fr mother All friends of the church are The final parade will be held
Stadium. last sources, she joined a group invited to attend. Saturday, May 11, at 3 p.m.,
In a tilt 'with Restaurant ManAssault separate from her escdrt which Murder Charged
10:00 P. M. Final Centennial Dance. Informal. USO Saturday, Curtis McGee put in I *
drove to other in NpegeTcar. \
another 2-hit performance, but! spots
building. To In
again lost this time to the tune with intent to commit she alone with him Negress DEDICATIONThe _

of 6-2, murder charges, were placed .when they left another ;party at
Also Carnival Rides, Amusements, Games and Five BHS errors accounted for against three men as the result thes-last spot they visited and Stabbing DeathA Telegraph in this special issue, has attempted

Refreshments Every Day of Celebration Week! most tithe Ketterlinus runs. The of an attack ,Friday night on headed, she thought to the spot 'I. to give the reader something worth saving a souvenir -
local boys coUected.six. bits with Doyle Hazen at the K a: J restaurant where (they had,Q ginaDy .start Lawtey Negro woman. Minnie of Starke's Centennial anniversary and a reporton
W. H. Johns getting 2 for 2 and on south 301. ed. held in County issue
Lawson, was the town's life story. Although no single can
also getting 2 for 2 with Hazen 27. operator of the restaurant She said that instead of let
Pack 70 Deris :McGee each of these boys swatting a was hospitalized by the ting her out, though,.he drove on jail this week charged with the do justice to a full century from the pages of time, we -
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Pageant Rehearsal I double. attack,,in which the men pounded past saying* he wanted to get' knife murder of her common hope that we have captured something of the spirit of

Put On SkitCub his head 'on the concrete something to eat in Lake Butler. law husband. Rufus Moore. early early days and have given some fleeting glimpses of

AU cast members of the walk. He was. released from the Instead of going'to Lake Butler Sunday 'morning.Sheriff the life and times of those whose struggles in the early
Scout i Starke Centennial Starke-
Pack 70 met Monday Pageant are 2 Quit
hospital Monday. she said., he turned off toward P. D. Reddish said the made possibls the town as we know and enjoy it
reminded of the final rehearsal
night in the Methodist recrea- Held in county jail with bond Lake. She said. that years
\ Crosby
has denied the charges,
woman deditoday -:
i this issue is reverently
tion building and each den participated dates as follows: Police Posts set at $5.000 each are Harmon when 'she- realized 'what he was claiming that Moore was. stabbed It is to them that

In a composit skit carrying Thursday, 7 p. m. Cadets, % Fuget 26, and,Johnnie Bales. 20 up to Villa jumped from the _car to, death accidentally when cated. '
cut the monthly theme r: "Swiss Sailorettes Pages Trumpeters. Two policemen resigned, from both of Lawtey, and R, J. Grif fis, and managed to hide',until she he fell on the knife after she We take this opportunity to thank all who. contrib.uted
Family Robinson." Nations, Queens, American Le- this 23,who lives'In'Union County. he had But',according material to. make this issue
Dens 1, 3 and the Starke Police. force I thought gone. shoved him during a playful; pictures' and other
5 won prizes for the most rank gion Color Guard.\Adolph Gay. week Sheriff P. D. Reddish said the to. ner' charge ,he 'had scuffle in then home. No one possible. We received much more than we could used;

advancements' during the first Thursday, 7:50 p. m. 'Indian, Policeman Perry Kite Jr:.turn-: attack began when Hazen asked parked the car farther away aJ1d else was in the house at ,the but limitations of time and space are inevitable and
,four: months. Donald Thompson Scene. ed in his resignation to the city the men to,leave because of their walked back hiding In the bushes time the sheriff said. \0- would most
wrori the prize for the most arrow Thursday 8 p. m. Pioneers Council effective Monday. Kite, rowdiness. The sheriff said they and:catching her when she walk- After Moo-re' was s abbed, the we,tried 4o select the material that accurately
'points earned in the Webelos Den. (Virginia Reel). I who joined the force Nov. 1, had been 'diink ng. 'They pickedup ed past obtain portray l life in Starke during the past Century;
Den 5 won the attendance plaque. Friday'7 p.m: School Scene. no reason for his, resignation chairs: and ''threatened' to hit She said that he forced her Lawson woman went to We would also like to thank those others who have
gave :
Eighty Cubs and parents attended Friday 1:30"p. m. Church Hazen,: the, sheriff,said but put back to; his car where the attack help in getting a doctor. When with made this, issue a reality bur .advertisers. Their
meeting. she returned to her house
this Earl Miles told Assistant the :"down and went outside "occurred and later took her the of
printing heretofore
Scene, Officer : has made possible
Any bOY''liishing to Join this t several persons it was,discoveredthat .support: <
pacfc may contact Mrs W.of R. Friday '8 p. ,m, Gay .W*. Chief fey Sweat ,Tuesday When, outside Griffis knocked hack. to town the man ,was dead. Walter 'unpublished material concerning the early years ,of

)[Uler. Box 55, Starke. Floradora, Girls Charleston anfl night said that that he Miles was was quitting.angry Hazen down and the men ..jumped The charges will probably be Perkins; the_,Negro deputy; :inLawtey Starke. In lending this support they have: performed(

Can Can dancers. Sweat T. Jackson i .him',banging his head on considered ay the grand jury I was Billed and the wom worthwhile service in helping, to preserve something
..CO. at 7 m becatise Mayor a,
C DRILL Saturday, starting p. later"taken into custo-
said. In scheduled to meet "at the b gInnIng an' was. :
him transferred the concrete the sheriff and legendof fast vanishing age.
National Guard CoCc. w'drill _1 Dress Rehearsal. (Do not had, ordered ; i of the spirit, fact, a .
of Circuit '
calledpolice .of the spring term dy. -
to daytime the, meantime a. waitress
'rehear- from night duty '
dress ;:
Tuesday night next week: wear costumes to Court beginning May ,U- '. No'.bond has yet been set
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tYYTtTYYYTYYYTYTYYTLAWTEY lawn N. y on Saturday to get Bartow on Saturday. for divorce East and running North 172 feet. r before the -.- -
Dnce'each week for four consecutive'weeks .I (OFFICIAL SEAL) Charles
his, wife, who. had been visitingher Mrs J. T. Ray and family above has been named filed Court against and you came ta and the Iron thence etob run for West point- 33.72 of feet to 20th day of May, 1957: la the Bradford County Tele. Clerk of the Circuit Darby Count

% parents. Mr. and Mrs. I,. S. Mrs. Teresa Andrews, of Jack- you are,required to serve.copy.of thence .run, North 364 beginning feet to Complaint otherwise will the be allegations taken confessed of said rraph., I By Marian L. Crosby Deputy Cleric
: Tanner. sonville, and Miss Francis Bell 'I your complaint answer on the or Plaintiffs pleading Attorney to the iron pipe, thence ran West 468.7J by you. ,- f.s ,Dated this 9 day of April 1957 4/U 4t II!
feet .
to Iron
pipe thence
Mr. and Mrs., H. 'E. Priest and of Maxville visited the Venue Kitchen a:. Schwartz 713 Professional South 300 feet to iron pipe run This each notice week shall for four be publishedonce

dj ll s. Joyce T: Futch family visited Mr.< and Mrs. Wal- Padgett family on Sunday. 'I, Florida Building, Jacksonville 2, point thence of run beginning East 4(3.73 all feet section to weeks, in the Bradford County consecutive Telegraph -. _on _:_ _

&&&&&&&&&&&&&.&&&&&&&&&& ter Dennis in Fort White last Mitchell Brown,. Allan Carter, and file the original in tne officeof 27. T 8 S, R 22 East. Dated this 12th day of .ApriL
the Clerk of Circuit
the Court
and petition shall be heard by the 1957. .
Sunday. and Edwin Padgett were fish- before the 13 day of May, I
Mrs. Maxie Reddish and daughter Hon. Geo. L. Patten one of the OFFICIAL SEAL) Charles A. Darby CENTENNIAL SPECIALRCA
Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Smithof ing in New River one day last 1157; otherwise the allegations of Judges of said Eighth Judicial Clerk of the Circuit Court
Vicki Sue, who have been Jacksonville visited the L. week. They had a good catch' said confessed Complaint, by will be taken. as Circuit of Florida, in and for Brad- By Marian I* Crosby Deputy Clerk
visiting her parents, Mr. and shall\ ford County, at the Court House flU 4t
"his notice be published 5/101
and in the excitement Mitchell in I
last Stark on May
S. Tanner family Friday. 10th. 1957. at
.frs. Les McCJellan in their once each week for four consecutive 2 In ,
p.m. afternoon.
home Blackburn Mrs. C. E. Strickland of fell in with his clothes on. seeks in the Bradford..County,Tele This April 10th. 1957. NOTICE TO APPEAR
lovely new on Mr. and ,Mrs. Everett Burney, graph. Theron la Ctremlt Coal't. Bradford C.. ty.
Road west of Lawtey, left Tues- Gainesville was the Friday over :Dated this 9 day of April, 1957. A. Yawn. Guardianof PI....... IB ChMeery. '
of Jacksonville, visited Mrs: (Official seal) Cnarl -A. Darby person and property of John Plaintiff i
Miss : Thongs. vs. Lillian
I of her sister
husband Law, night guest Merton F. Clark.
her IncompL4U
day'to 'join irk Georgia Ann Sapp last fWeek.I Clerk of th. Circuit Court Thomas Defendant
ton Okla. Elizabeth Terry.Mr. By Marian .I* Crosby Deputy Clerk 4t 5/10. Case No. 10-2131
I Mrs. Sapp will soon have a .near 4/12 U3 -
Mr. and :Mrs. C. R. White- ., and Mrs. Clarence.. Mosley Netlec T. AppearTo
neighbor as L. C. Casque has -, NOTICE TO APPEAR : Lillian Thomas whose residence -
head and daughters were Sunday and family of Jacksonville were, moved his house on an adjoininglot. la CIrralt e..t. Bradford Craty. and address is: 217 Washington :
Florida I. .
dinner guests of Mr.: Cfcamecry.Martha Avenue, Brooklyn,
dinner guests of Mrs. C. W. BuffIn Sunday Clrrmlt Caart. Bradferd ,Coimty, E. Race, Plaintiff York. New .
Jacksonville.; and Mrs. Dave Tanner, and sons. i FUrldai IB Chancery.- Robert J. Race Defendant. vs.' You are hereby notified
that a
Mr., and Mrs. Woodrow Callen Mary Ellen Amig Plaintiff, vs.
and Mrs. Earl Teston Case No. 10-2136 suit for divorce
Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Robertsand Mr. Bernard Earl Amig. Defendant
and family of Kingsley Lake Notice To Appear has been filed against you ta. the
:Mrs. Thompson of St. George. and family and J. B. Teston attended services at the First .tle. T. Appears Case No. 10-2128 To: Robert J. Rice, whose resi above named Court and causa and ,
and Mrs. Sunday with Mr. 'and Mrs.G. dent and address is: Unknown. yon are required to serve a copy of
visiting Mr. spent To: Bernard Earl Amig whose .
Ga. were
Baptist Church on Sunday The You are hereby notified that a Jour answer or pleading to the
Mrs. Effie W. Teston and. family in residence is Washington D. C. and suit to divorce
George Roberts and I complaint on the Plaintiffs Attorney
Callens and Rev. Mills and fami-
I whose address is: c/o Frank Joy baa
been filed against the T. Frank Landrum O. Box
Jacksonville.Mrs. yon in P. .
Miner on Sunday. ly ,have been close friends for ,Construction Company 60 0 Street above named Court and cause and 516. Starke, Florida
Mrs. Dorothy Selley of .Cleveland Eve Godwin of Starke, S. E., Washington D. C. you are required to serve a copy of and file the original In' tile officeof
:years. You are hereby notirtc.4 that suit
I Ak- your answer or pleading to tae com- the Clerk of the Circuit Court OB I .
last week with and Mrs. A. L. Martin o4' for divorce has been filed '
Ohio spent Mrs. J. E. 'Starling and son plaint on the Plaintiffs Attorney or before the
Mrs. Francis Hefferon and Mrs. ron, Ohio were Sunday guestsof and Mrs. Delores Widner and Court against and you cause in the and above named Daniel A.- Japour 306 Guaranty 13 day of Mby, 1957; ,
are required
you Life
Building, Jacksonville
2, otherwise the allegations ot said
Mary Reddish. Mrs. Mary Reddish. daughter all of Bart w, Mr. and to serve a copy of your answer Florida Complaint will be taken as con
Sumner Mr. and Mrs: Joseph Starling Mrs. Buster Starling and chil- or pleading to the complainton and tile the original In the office of fessed by you. I
Mr. and Mrs. Aaron the Plaintiff's Attorney he Clerk
servicesat of the Circuit Court on TMs notice stall be published
and family visited Mr. and Mrs. and daughter, dren of Eaton Park and Mr. and J. Donald Gibson, 100 Smith Victor Adalr.Budget priced TV
Church on Bldg. Jacksonville 2. Florida .
Bob Diamond in Green Cove Oceanway Mrs. Al Perser of Savannah, Ga.; and file the original In the office of with sensational new "Living Image"
Sunday and were dinner guestsof were Saturday night 'guests ofthe the' Clerk of the Circuit Court on .
Springs on Sunday. picture. Full 261 sq. in. of viewablearea.
Dobbsand" the Line
and Mrs. Alton I or before 13 day of May Complete
Rev. H. C. Wainwrights. On Sun- '
The Allan Harts and Mrs. James Star- 1957; otherwise- allegations 01 "High-Sharp-and-Easy" tuning,
daughter Mrs. day Mrs. Starling and family said Compaint will be taken M
Nancy Keene were weekend confessed by controls located high on the side of the

guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. ling.The attended a reunion of the Rich. This notice you.shall be published cabinet let you tune standing up .

Hart and Mr. and Mrs. Price Harold Eunice family ardson family at the home of once weeks each in the week Bradford for four County consecutive Tel.- OF gives you needle-sharp tuning accuracy.

Piner in Bell. spent Sunday in Maxville, with Mr. and Mrs. Mallie Griffis In I graph. Balanced Fidelity Sound. Three rich
had Mrs. Eunice's parents, Mr. and Sanderson. I Da od this 8 day of April, 1957.
The Dan Harley family (OFFICIAL SEAL finishes ebony finish; maroon or limed .
as Sunday guests Rev. and :Mrs.J. Mrs. J. M. Godwin. Birthday Party I Charles A. Darby CERAMIC, AND FLOOR nnU nrainad finigh.a xira. Mode)

E. Sherwood and family and Don Young, a Sailor< from May- Mr. and Mrs. Melson Privett ,' Clerk of the Circuit Court 4
at the By Marian L Crosby Deputy Clerk.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Colsom and port attended services entertained at a delightful party 4/12 4t 53KOTICB 21" All Channel Only

daughter of Starke. First Baptist church on Sundayand last Friday night at their home TILES IQQ.95

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dinkins of had dinner with Rev. and for their daughter, Alma, .on TO APPEAR
IB Circuit Cost Bradford County ,
St Augustine spent the weekend Mrs. W. L.Mills, Jr., and family. her ,17th birthday anniversary. r'luriuai la Chanter I

with Mr. and Mrs. Carl Carter Don was in Rev. Mills Sunday During the evening, records and Reta V. Rose Plaintiff, vs. Gordon .
when lib was at r Rose. Defendant ,.
ind Mr. and )frs. P. L. Dinkins. School Class games were played, and after- Case No.. 10-2133 FREE ESTIMATES t
Mr. and Mrs. Pete Crawfordhad Wonderwood .Baptist Church.Mr. wards the hosts served cake. and N.tlee To AppearTo =

as Sunday visitors Mrs. Rose and Mrs. R. W. Sapp and punch to the guests. : Gordon and address C. Rose is: 2625 whose Brannan residence -, /

O'Neil of Ocala and Mr. and daughter of Jacksonville were Assisting Mrs. Privett, in servIng Street, Corpus Christi Texas. I TV ServiceAll

Mrs. Earl Crawford and familyof Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. i and caring. for the youn You suit for are a hereny divorce notified care custodyand vfiat a When you deal with your home

Pearce. control of minor child -.
Lake Butler. Arthur people were Mrs. Pauline DeVore .
Bennett and Gary has been filed again you in the
Mr. and Mrs. Landon Griffisof Mrs. Troy and. Miss Betty Faye Norman. above named Court and cause and towncontractor
Jacksonville spent Sunday had as visitors during the week- you are required to serve a copy of you get _
TOUT answer or pleading' to the
with Mr. and Mrs. R. K. Wheelerand end Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Church complaint on the Plaintiffs Attorney
Presbyterian .
EXPERIENCE Work Guaranteed .. Free Estimates
and Troy
family. and son of Daytona. Joseph K. Skipper 221 Florida ,

Mrs. Effie Mae Green and Bennett of Titusville. Friday Adult choir prac- Florida Title Building. Jacksonville 2. Fully Equipped DependableAll
+ Lomie Mosley and Mr. office of PLUS PERSONAL ATTENTION
daughter and Mrs. Ruth Bar hf Mrs. and file the original in the -
land Mrs. Jack Reynolds and tice. 8 p.m. th. Clerk of the Circuit,Court on or Makes and ModelsSHEPHERD'S
visited Mrs. :
of Middleburg
law Sunday Cljurch school. 9:45: ; before the ,
sons spent Saturday with Mrs. 13 day of May'1957; '
Wells on Tuesday.Mrs.
Mae to Remember -
Bell in Jacksonville.Mr. morning worship, "Things otherwise the allegations of said .
B. W. Tucker and family Nancy ." 11; Dinner on the Complaint will be taken as confer .
and Mrs. Rowell Prevatt ed by H
of Fernandina were Sunday RADIO & TV
grounds 12:30: ; youth fellow
spent Sunday with This notice shall be published] ,
guests of Mrs. Leona Edwards.Mr. and family 6 Union worship one each week for four consecutive .
ships. ;
and Mrs. F. S. Campbell Mrs. Mabel McCullough in Lake service Bradford High School weeks. in the Bradford County Telegraph. INMAN D. (GREEN, Owner _

spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Butler. stadium 7:30 p.m. Dated this 10 day of April 1957. M. R. JUDD TILE CO. "
Gainesville. Miss Blanche Hodges of Brooker. (OFFICIAL SEAL Charles A. DarbClerk > TV Radio .- Seat Covers Upholstering
Bricker of
Tim Circle 3, 8
Tuesday p.m.
of the "ircult CoutBy
Leonard Harris of Jacksonville and Lee Taylor were quietly Wednesday- meeting, Marian L. Crosby. Dennty rj.rv 127Lafayette, St. Phone '215-J I Phone 239 Starke, Fla.
Saturday with Mr. married at Faith Baptist Churchby 4/12 4t 5(3 .
spent "
Circle 1. 8 .
7:30 ; p.m -
and Mrs. D. B. Thomas.Mr. Rev. A. E. Massey on Sun- Thursday p.m. Junior' Choir prac- -$ ': ':.I ,. _. __ __ __ ? .. __ _,_ /

and\ Mrs. Marion Hingsonof day evening, April 21. Mrs. In The County Jadfce'ii Court In ... .
Circle 2 '
3:30 -
tice, p.m.; And For Bradford County .
Crawfordand (
Mrs Jack .
Mr. and ;
weekend guestsof In Re -
: '
Live Oak were Herbert Green, hostess. 8 p.m..orrrrte - -- --- -
Cannon daughter and Mrs. Clara Guardianship of Merton F. Clark.
Mr. and Mrs.
and daughter and Mrs. Junia Crawford visited Mr. and Mrs: Ti .r. --..stnie To All Whom NOTICE It May Concern: I
r'lv.t.ilt f-mwvt. Hr ** rd Misses Betty I
Erwin Muse You are hereby notified that the
Hin !\on.Mallie. : Florida, fii rimiM.r* Undersigned Guardian of MertonF.
Prevatt and granddaughter and Gloria Crawford in Jack .Tn}! c A. Fernandez Plaintiff' vs. Clark has filed a petition in *
sonville on Sunday. Lafern McGee Fernanda. P f nfl. the above styled Court seeking '
Sharon Coleman, of f ATSHEPHERD'S
Edward Beebe ant. .. ..Case No. 10-2128 Authority to sell Wards remainder
recent visitorsat Mr. and Mrs. V w.tw. 'm '"p" 11gofl
Jacksonville were interest in the following described
'Brown'home.Mr. and Dr. and Mrs. John Reed oGainesville .f To: Lafern McGee Fernandez real estate in Bradford County,
the John DDE
attended the A. I.., whose residence' and address. Is: Florida to wit: .
and Mrs. G. F. Thompsorof Tnknown.Vnn Beginning 'at the Southeast RADIO & TV
Silver Springs were weekend' M. E. Spring State meeting at, are hereby notified that a suit corner .of Section 27, ,T 6 S, R 22 I .

guests of the R 'C. Bryant famt- '

ly. UNMAN D: GREEN, Owner
Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Schmehl of ",
Jacksonville 'were Sunday dinner CENTENNIAL SPECIAL '
'' Starke Florida ,
guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Phone 239, \

Waters and family. \ ,
Friends of Mrs. H. R. Higgin- I 0

botham (the former Miss Bonnie %%

Starling) will be glad to know

that her husband Rudy is out .
of Bradford County Hospital _

after an extended stay due to aback

which iniury he received and a when broken a tree leg THE SAME FULMER QUALITY WORKMANSHIP.

fell on him several weeks ago. a

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Prevatthad THE SAME LONG LONG LIFE.
as guests during the weekend ,

Mrs. L. H. Harper and familyof 1 Iir

Kingsley Late and Mr. and

Mrs. J. C Prevail. and familyof but at an amazing new low: price ,

Mr. and Mrs. Buck Cassels I
of Lochloosa visited Mr. and After small down 1 WEEK

Mrs. Guy Futch on Saturday. pa y me nt

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Raul r- '

son and daughters had as Sat- $tardI H" P

urday guests the L. E. Smith 't Ifr
family of Marietta. Jerry Thomas ". 1 I I
of Baldwin visited them on Sun- )
day evening. ,\ I \ ;
Mrs. Johnny Crawford of Mac- _r % 1L t 'L w 1., .
clenny is spending this week I I 1 j ::: 0

with her brother-in-law and sister 1 I 1 Jv

Mr. and Mrs. Guy Futch. \ I/ ...,, <
Mrs. Bill Green is spendingthis

week with her husband in .

Tallahassee. Mr. Green, who is a '1 =rv r I
patient at W. T.: Edwards Hospital

reoently underwent surgery 0

and is improving slowly.

Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Morris nfxry: fi

spent last weekend with Mr. and .

Mrs. C. A. Byrd and Mrs. Alouise "

Morris in Seville. Now as little as .. -
,Mr and Mrs. Lloyd Parrish:!

and daughter of Lake Butler

spent Sunday with Mr, and Mrs. $3295 ': ;

Aaron Sumner and family.V. .
L. Starling returned to his J .. E

home on Monday from .Doctor's The most luxurious. most want ed'. .""*

Hospital in Starke. I most admired cover i In the 1956 |t{ :
Mrs. D. W. Devore returned tc
an Futmer! Line of Seat Covers at $46.95 .
Atlanta last week after ex .
tended visit with her son, J. Rand r, Is now offered at this sensational low COOL COMFORT I draft-free cool air

family. '; \ : price. You twill; thrill to its beauty. N .

,Miss Jean Brownlee of Panama 1< ,
be astounded
1 at its ability to '
City, and Bill Gray of Tallahassee '" THIN
visited Mr. and Mrs "'! withstand wear and tear and at this new DRY'COMFORT I removes muggy moisture

Bobby Morris on Saturday. price it's truly an amazing value i DESIGN 1

Mrs. John Shuford and Dave

had as weekend guest Mr. and Custom-fitted in a matter of minutes. CLEAN COMFORT I filters-the air ,
Filter Stream'
Mrs Joe Shuford and family of '
Available in
a glowing green, deep CompactTakes I
St Augustine ,. 1 -
Mr. and Mrs. H 'H. Hamilton red decorator blue and lustrous black. '. ''> gets clothes cleaner

had as Saturday evening: supper V',' lets-fits space with half the water!

guests Mr. and Mrs. IL H. Hend Be sure to see the Stardust. one of ,'. -

erson of Gainesville. r FULMER the stars in the IJ57 Line of Seat Covers flush drapes with! I Washes your clothes with
Mr and 'Mrs. James ONLY I hot filtered sudsy water,
GriffU on : :
'by Fulmer
now displ y. 00
and the Leonard Prevatt family ... $80 never sloshes them in dirty;

spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. linty''' water.. rinses 3

Tom .ormalIn Macclenny.Mr. L 19995lJTon I i times then dries them

t and Mrs, C.; B. Hlatt vUit- \ a softer, fluffier, with fewer
ed their nephew Michael l Wainwright ? *, Trade-In On wrinkles. all automatically.

in Bradford County Hospital Other Plastic Seat Covers From $21.95SHEPHERD'S .;c l. J ; '-i" Does the work of 2machines

on Friday nightMrs. .- .. ; ,. takes the space

Mattie Henderson and ;. T' Any Appliance oMonly33'.wide.Seeademonstration

the Colonel. Norsworthy family 1 RADIO & TV 7 t L' .. 0 now!
had as, ,Friday and Saturday .. ,{

guests Mr and Mrs. Ralph Smart ,Get right cop dy eotfog ..' ArcIGWt,. WIWIe It ltafdsofur

and daughters and Mr. and Mrs. INMAN D. GREEN, Owner for your born to 1 1 i"Ieg, ydew M....,
Lewis Norsworthy of Jackson cenqMdRCAWHttlfOOLy '
Phone 239
Starke Fla. t I
ville.Bill I .
from '- ,
Zack came
Green- .
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Tender Fat, 4 to 5 "1
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Our Gala Spring t I:
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VALUE.JAMBOREE. llm Ready Sau-Sea To Brand Serve 5%, 'Oz Jar 4 5 :

for These prizes being' given away 0. i I

21957 DODGE CUSTOM I Armours Star Frozen I '.Armours Star Frozen :Armour Star Frozen I




PlusAdmiral BRAND Iff' 10 kh.78 R.P.M. '.. SPORTSMAN CASTING 0 .

World Famous Artists /I
Portable Including -
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Patti Page, Frankie Laine, Ted Heath. GeorgiaGibbs '
T V SETS S E S Mindy Carson, Mantovani and Many Others COMPLETE WITH LINE AND PLUG ,

Prizes applicable to all stores in STARKE, Gainesville A Chance of a Lifetime! A Real Fishing Outfit-Not ,$ !
Green Cove _
Palatka'St. Augustine Hastings A Toy Don't Let this Very
Springs, and Jacksonville. A&P employees and their Build your Record Collection! Dozens of titles to 398
families not eligible for prizes, No registrant, is Low Price Mislead You
eligible for more than one major prize.NOTICE choose from!'A regular I 98c Value! "
S .' /r .
, I
Detachable .Aluminum Handle with Locking Chuck 1\
., Registration Tickets will be.!collected from<< all.stores .r.c. Prewound with 60 ft. Nylon Line,Plus 5.8 Ounce Plug I.
at the close of the registration period. Saturday,May.. .1 f I
'4 and deposited,in the following two stores in Jacksonville i
for the grand drawing. 00 1 J i I

Drawing for the I First 1957 Dodge to' be Grand Buys During A&P's Seasonal Fruit and Vegetable Festival I I'I
Given Away Will Be Held THURSDAY,
MAY 9, 7:00 P.M. AT A&P SUPER. III

The Drawing For The Second dodge To Be Given ... : .
Away will be Held FRIDAY;/IAY 10, 7:00 P.M. ;
LAKE FOREST SHOPPING TV Set To Be CENTER.Held In This Store. Firm Golden.LB' Fresh Green LB :I
Drawing For.The BANAN A S' JQc CABBAGE 3 c
STARKE, MAY 4 AT 5 P M '" \
I .1

S. Chiliwith i i Beans ,( InC Halves Sliced290zCan or, i. I

LB CAN flJ ,. 31c. :

NEW ANN PAGE White, Yellow Honey Iced and Devils Food I ,, j I,
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L CAKE. MIX1: .1 Lb,'4 I Oz Box'5''c. I JANE PARKER DELICIOUSApple Pies', -43c ".

For Long Lasting Protection Tooth Paste White House Safe, Pure Sterile Jane?: arkerLight Tender:Cake :
DENTI KISS large.ube 25C EVAP. MILK 6 can ctn 77c ORANGE CHIFFON Each 43C: New Low Price! i

Birdseye. Brand Frozen ioozPkg2for43c A&P MAYONNAISE quart 55 WHITE Jane l Parker Enriched OREAD l.b l loaf 15C A &P' I INSTANTCOFF :

sI-N- "'"- Dints BEEF. Moore STEW .24 ozs 37 Jane GOLDEN Parker POUND CAKE 25C J JLe ;r

._ Siieur Whole Kernel' Jane ParkerPOTATO I
: I r -: -- WHITE CORN 12 oz can 2 for. 29c CHIPS Twin.Pack 65C 6.OzNLAR ;:

Prices in this ad effective through Sat rday May 4 119 i,
Dole Jane ParkerWHOLE

412 E.CALL ST. .0 ,f STARKE. ,FLA. PINEAPPLE JUICE 46 z .27C S WHEAT 1lb 18'' .- >.-: -.-.:-,... '._-'._,-
1 I', K .
Pard Facial Tissue Beech-Nut'Strained Sanitary Napkins ,Facial: Tissue Milk Fortifier

::1 lb can 3 for 25c Reg size 2 for 27c 6 3-4 oz jar 59c Regular 43c 200 IS -2-,for .. 9c 1 1.21b1ar.63C Quart 65c 1 lb jar 25c I
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FRIDAY.. MAT *... 1l.....".
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of the hospitality committee -
with Ms, J. W. Kincaid, ,social KindergartnersTo Widow, 81 'Marries WCTU 'Meeting his home in Starke for many Needs of Students?," while Mark

chairman land Mrs. H' B. Peyton, : Present Retired Minister 80 years. Moore spoke on, "Is the Commu
co-chairman The refreshmentsare OperettaThe The postponed. meeting:,of the Survivors include his wife; four nity Meeting the Needs of Its
"- Laura Scott WCTU will be held sOns, William G., James C.. JohnC. Young People Fritz Pellum
being served by St. Mark'sauxiliary Mama Mrs. Virgie Avery. 81. and theRev.Clarence
at Kindergarten Friday afternoon, May 3,' at 3 and Kenneth Ayers Palmes, stressed the need for mutual cooperation -
a nominal Dibble,
charg children will 80-year-old
present the "Wedding o'clock in the all of Starke brother, Dr and
Tabernacle ; a understanding between
Twelve annex
members of the LittleWomen's of the Flowers" retired minister,, were united in.
operettaFriday All members William R. Palmes- of, Clearwater the adults and
are urged to attend young
Club will assist in servo night,at 7:30,in the ele marriages Friday night;in a ceremony -
and 'others interested in' the ; ,two. sisters, Mrs. Mary'Virginia people of the communityBill
at.the Fundamental
school .Gospel
/f/adJyaMoot ing.The mentary I cafeteria. Jamerson and Miss
temperance are invited. Alderman and Gayle Moore
f program is under the di Tabernacle.
Ptoae 35 Members of the cast are: The Vivian Palmes, both of ,
were introduced as two of the
i rection of Mrs. E. L. Matthews bride
Melody May; groom, Har- Witnessing the proceedings was and two stepchildren.
and Mrs. E. A. HalL Elects Officers student officers elected to fill
.' r "r 6 '4 Ian Jennings; maid of honor, a congregation gathered for the ,
The club will be honored with Mrs. Washburn, will install incoming Melody Cuttino; flower girl. 24th anniversary program-of the positions in city'and county offices -
May ,Breakfast. officers following the Leigh Priest; ring bearer Keith Tabernacle. The Rev. John liar-. New officers elected this week Students SpeakAt next week The program
Mrs. M.
the of C. Wash- '
presence the was in of Rev. W. S.
by charge
-, Breakfast Bradford School
and minister
Slated Wednesday Patray, Robby gene of Jacksonville performedthe .
burn of Tampa, president of .t4 e' Smith. ceremony. : PTA were Mrs: :Mary Lou Hillen- Rotary Club McAliley. ,

By Woman'sClub Florida Federation of Women's Local Women Attend Bridesmaids Judy Whitehead, Mrs. Avery iwas 'attenCedby' dahl president; -Mrs., Beatrice .

Clubs and Mrs. L. F. Townsend Sally, Moore, Sara Dell Lawson Mrs: J. T. Quigley" and the Farber, vice-president;; Mrs., Kay Three f members NOTICE
of the Bradford .
Breakfast, outstand- BPW District Meet Bias, secretary and Mrs.
The May director of district four. Sandra Huggins, Virginian House bridegroom was attended by Mr. ; Mildred
ing social event of the StarkeWoman's Reservations must be made and Francine HillendahL Quigley.* Dankel, treasurer. High School debate team To my customers. I have been

Club's social calendar, with Mrs. J. W. 'Kincaid at phone Representing the Starke Club Groomsmen Johnnie Tcrode, The bride blue spoke at,the Rotary dub'Wed sick with e'Du, and am very
at the.District 3-4 of wore lace and
will feature the theme "The Egg 97, or Mrs. T. B. Harding, phone Business. and Professional meeting Wo Bill ;:Adams, Buddy Ttawick," carried a white ,Bible, while her" .Methodist Church nesday and their' program was sorry, but I will not be able to
and r' on Wednesday ''May 8, 311, early Monday'mCinling, May Rodney Kirksinger, Johnnie'Dickand I praised by President George L.Pa.tten .
men's Clubs attendant ware a dusty rose'lace I :fli Mather's Day. oters.
at ArlingtonSchool School

Sunday as the
9:45 during
at 12 o'clock coon at the club 6. Centennial costumes are op Roger Kelley. dress with lun. Morning .
in Jacksonville Sunday P Tom Ritch .and pale pink corsage and Worship, 11 a.m. MYF Recreation current Rotary year. .
house. tional. The Breakfast is in chargeBARKSDALE'S Jonquils matching satin slippers. MRS L. G. POWELL
were Misses Della Rosenberg and I Scotty Smith. : Time, 6:15 p.m. Dine-A- Marilyn Cox used as her topic,
After : Florist
Madge Middleton, Mrs. Nate DyaL Fairies Donna Patsy, Eve- the ceremony the' newlyweds Mite for MYP 6:45. Bu..!ness and 'Does Our School Meet. 'the
Mrs. J. D. Doyle and Mrs. Pearle, lyn Sinclair Patricia Griffis and left ,to .spend a few daysin worship session for MYP, 1 I ,

Colson, all of Starke, and Mrs: Jan Ritch.' Tampa. Evening Worship, 8 pjn. :15.1 .
Pansy Quigley of Green Cove The morning
Y'ALL Sunflowers Archie Thomas worship service is
| Springs. r Flower,Show broadcast over Station WRGR ,
John Kite Buddy Morgan, Don
I COME Mrs. Lonnie Harley was chosen 'Leonard every Sunday morning from 11:30 H
Jim Shuford.
to represent the Starke Club on The second annual Spring to 12. 'Everyone invited to take
Conner, Robbie $arksdale, Gregory
the state nominating committeenext Flower Show of the Lake Butler, partin, the services of the church.
Hinson, $;
Nichols $
year. Wayne Black, Ralphie Hazen, Garden Club wili 'be held in the Come have fellowship with God D ss .
and with
high school
CENTENNIAL The local group tied Gainesvilleand gymnasium there on people.
Billy Huggins.
Macclenny for the highest Jo'Warren, and Saturday, May 4, from .4 to .8 .
percentage of emblem wearers at Ellen Roses Bloodworth.- Betty p. m., -and on Sunday, May 5, Jpmes W. Palm "When the open road calls, SUP ER '

the four district meetings for Violets, Beth Jordan: from -2 to 6, p. m. ; s remember. ..a safe driver is a ,_ E J

award.the year and was given a cash DaisIesKaren Colson and Taken By Death relaxed driver. Stop at highway
ro.,1e SELLEBRATIONLadies Jim Jackson. Recent Birth \

Mrs. Dorothy Patterson of St .Forget-M&-Nots -_ Jane: Cros ** stores displaying the Super Sue
Augustine, state treasurer, The Bradford County Funeral services for James
conducted by, a finance forum at the Bluebell announces the following births: I Winifred Palmes, 50, were held
Sue Bleasson
Men's Summer morning session in which Mrs. 1 Mr., and Mrs. William Alfred Monday, the DeWitt C. Jones. ,-drive on refreshed!

Doyle participated. In the after Godwin of Starke, a daughter, Chapel with the Rev. Donald
noon Mrs. Patterson spoke on Officers Are Elected, Betty Jo, born Apr. 26. Kok&moor

SWIM SUITS SPORT SHIRTS "Women in- Politics." Luncheonwas By Church Youngsters Mr. and Mrs. Lucius Wendell services here officiating.the body was Following takento

served in the cafeteria of s Duncan of Gtarke, a son, Lucius Clearwater where services It's good...

To 5.00 Jacksonville University and a ,The Junior .G. A.'s of, the Wendell Duncan Jr., born Apr. were held Wednesday the Moss
tour of campus was enjoyed Madison Street Baptist Church 27. Funeral Home It's SUPERIPR
Now; Chapel.
12 PRICE j.98Also after the meeting adjourned. met at the home of Mrs. N. S. Mr. and Mrs. ,Carl Taylor Jr. followed in: the family plot in. S.iease
Dankel Monday afternoon' with Maxville, a daughter, Deborah Sylwan.Abbey Cemetery at Clear- : ICE CREAM
Methodist Circles Set seven, members. present, with Sue born Apr: 28. water.

Selection of Some for 99c leaders, .Mrs. Dankel and Pam Mr. and Mrs. Mack. Futch of :Mr. Palmer, a native of Biloxi, 1
Meeting For May 20 Lawson. I Starke, a sir, George Mac- Miss. died Friday following a All Popular Flavors / Cones, Cups, Pints, Family J4-GalIon

Ladies MEN'S SUMMER At this organizational meeting Michael_ born Apr. 29. lingering 'illness. He had made
Circles 1, 2, 3, and 4 of the .
the following officers were elec
Methodist. S. C. S. will meet
SLACKS ted: president, Mary Grace ,
DRESSES Monday, May 20, in the educa '
tional B'I' linger; vice-president, Barbara
building instead of Ma
Sue Idwards: ; secretary, Selita
To 17.95 13 as first planned. Thomas; program chairman,
13 1 OFF All members of the\ four circles #
Marlene Linsin; community missions -J
NoW : are"urged to attend the I
Erma Jean tray
'meeting and covered dish luncheon '
298 498 lor; song leader, Geraldine Ga .
Starting At' beginning at 10 o'clock.
Refreshments were served fol-
The circles will meet separately the RtJf
lowing meeting.
3Latest .98 for a short business essionfollowing ,
which they will go, to ,Guild Unit 2
the church sanctuary for the an-

Famous MakeSPREADS Including 'Yash.N.'Vear"DON'T Materials FORGETDouble nual This each the pledge meeting two circle scheduled service.for will the take month meetingsof placeof of coming regular Service The" election meeting Guild.year took of Unit of officers the place 2,Wesleyan' Tuesday for at the the :Tfm:: : 'UNCLAIMED FREIGHT

Bed Size May. evening when Mrs.: Louis Hillen- ,
Reg. 7.50 Value dahl and Mrs. Harry Mooty were .
Band Parents Elect hostesses at the home of the lat TODISPOSEOFAT

Mother's Day Mrs. Smith Chairman I I ter. .
4,98 President, Mrs. R. S. Mullins;
MAY 12th Mrs. Junius Smith was unan first vice-president, Mrs. Henry

imously elected president of the Godwin; recording secretary and EXTRA LARGE SAVINGS I !

9 Bradford County' Band Parent's publicity chairman, Mra Harry ,
Assn. at the regular meeting Mpoty; treasurer, Mrs. Wayne V

Many Other Values Monday evening, Apr. 22, in the HaWs; secretary of promotion sair r
school band room. Kelly Tyus and membership chairman, Mrs.
was elected vicepresident.Plans Hillendahl; Christian Social re- BIG HIGH BACK SWIVEL ROCKERS WITH REVERSIBLE

You Must See To were made to operate' lotions, Mrs J, T. Bruce; Spiritual .. ,
the concession stand at ,the Life, Mrs.\Del Colley; supply work
stadium during the Centennial and Status of Women, Mrs. Lola FOAM RUBBER CUSHIONS
Garbett; Miroionary Education, V
Believe programs. Mrs. Candice' Hixon; local church .. .
activities, Mrs. Betty Mathews .
Guild Unit 1 Meets
and Mrs. Marjorie Bird; hostess

Y'ALL COMEBARKSDALE'S Service Guild, Unit 1, committee, Mrs. Wilma Emanuel ;
Wesleyan Choice of
met at the home of Mrs. Eva Blair and Mrs. Don Page. w : : : Many Colors" Such As Red, Green,

30{ Mra C. H. Nasworthy New officers will take office at
on April L '
gave the devotional, and guest the September meeting. Plans ;::_ V Charcoal Brown Coral; Turquoise and Beige
speaker for the evening was Mrs. were made for the June meeting _

Eustis McKnight, whoa discussed in which Mrs. Lola Garbett-and --= Some Have Nylon And Some Have Cotton

f STARKE, FLORIDA health services. Refreshments Mm. Henry Godwin; will be host ,f'1 "
esses. Mrs. J. T. Bruce was voted'as V
., I were nerved during the social gH Fabrics.
anew; members. '
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i Rev. J. E. Sherwood, Pastor
-- Sunday School 9:45.: _

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p.m.'Tuesday ,'- Ladies' council $99.95 $109.95

meeting 1-3 p.m.; church./8 p.m. .
( See the old "high wheel" Bicycle and Wednesday _Choir practice

6:30 p.m.; Prayer service,' 7 p.m. ? 1rxa .,.

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"', I r I J I :Mr.' and Mrs. D.. T. Stroudof I Mr. and Mrs. Steve Simmons Y. Redaught Cemetery near Middle- Louis A. Hillman, whose residence NOTICE TO DEFENDTo :'
Jacksonville spent Sunday and daughter, Betty Ann returned Hodge burg. and address is:' Unknown. Barbara Shaver Firrara,
You are required to .whose address is: Unknown.
appear on
with Mrs. J.H., Fields. Mrs. home Thursday after DeWitt C. Jones Funeral Homeof June 3. 1957. In the above Too Barbara Shaver Ferrara. are
Stroud remained with Mrs. Fields spending ten days in New York. Dies; Lifelong Starke is in charge of ar- named Court and cause, wherein hereby notified that a Complaintfor
for few visit Mrs.'C. J. Houpt was in Lakeland Plaintiff seeks divorce care and Divorce has been filed againstyou
a days rangements. custody of minor child. by your husband. Samuel J.
Mr. and, Mrs. Benedict Finzer, .the first of the week visit- Brooker Resident Bradford County Telegraph shall Ferrara. and you are hereby required '
publish this Order to serve a of
relatives. in next four copy your
Jr. and son, Chris; Mr. and Mrs. ing I weekly issues. answer on Plaintiffs attorney and
Robbie Shaller and Mrs. 'LesterC. Jerome Johns spent the week- Henry Y. Hodge 67, died Tuesday Witness my, hand and official file the'original answer or other
IN "rMCNL'MIlfMrs. Cuba. I NOTICE APPEAR seal 'at Starke Florida this 29th pleading in the office of the Clerk'of
end in Havana
Humphies made the Pilgrim i morning at Brooker followinga U Clralt C* rt. Drafted Cutr. day of ApriL 1957. the Circuit Court on or before
age at the Catholic Shrine in Misses ,Linda Johns and Gail heart attack. FUrMat la Ckuecrr. (OFFICIAL SEAL) June 3, 1957; if you Jail to do so,
.PO F F F St. Augustine on Sunday. Duke of FSU will spend the I Mr. Hodge was born at BrookerJan. 'Olof Andersson. Plaintiff. vs. Signe Charles A.As.Darby, judgment by default will be taken
Andersson: Defendant Clerk of said Court against you for the relief demandedin
P: S. Bill Hurst of Indianapolis, weekend with Linda's parents 8, 1890 and' had live thereall Case No. 10.2160N.tlee By Marion L. Crosby Deputy Clerk the Bill of Complaint.
Denmark. the Mr. and Mrs.' Joe
spent Jordan and
Charles R. 204 this 1st
Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Johns and of his life.Survivors T* A pr.r Hess Guaranty Life Done and Ordered day
weekend with Mr. and Mrs. children of Lake Butlerare visit- Ind. was visiting his uncle and To Signe Andersson; whose residente Building. Jacksonville 3. Florida. of May. 1957. at Starke Florida
Roger Ward in Jacksonville. ing: Mrs Jordan's parents, Mr. aunt Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Sin- will attend the JuniorSeniorProm. include his"wife., and address is: 1(5 36th Attys for Pit. 5/3 4t, 5/24 Charles Darby,
Winnie Street. Lfnderhurst. L. I. N. Y. Clerk of'Clrcuit Court
Tyler Hodge; a son, Truby
Jdr J. W.- Lee was/ visiting and Mrs. H. A. Lawson, for two clair on Thursday of last week. Mrs. 0. L. Haynes, Sr. returned Hodge of Jacksonville five brothers You are hereby notified that a suit IB the.'Circvlt! Court .f Eighth Py'Marion L. Crosby, Deputy Clerk
:Mr.and :Mrs.. R. Chasteen, Sr. weeks. Mr. Jordan, who under- Mrs. Merrill Edwards and son ; for divoce Judicial Circuit of Florida, la Lewis D. Haines, II
Monday after three months visit John of Lake Butler Tom of has been filed against you in the and For Bradford Coaaty. Attorney for Plaintiff
at Hall Lake over the weekend. went surgery at Bradford County Ricky, visited her sister, Mrs. with her son-in-law and daughter. Leesburg Will of DeLeon Springs above named Court and cause and I. Chaaeery. 1431 N.E. 2th Street I
Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Dover ct Hospital last Friday was released James Kinchen in Jacksonville on and you are required to serve a copy Samuel J. Ferrara, Plaintiff vs. Ft. Lauderdale. Florida
Maj. and Mrs. J. A. Scanlan Dennis and Ivery, both of Brook. of your answer or pleading to the Barbara Shaver Ferrara, Defendant. I 5/1 4t 5'When /.
Fort Lauderdale are spending a on Tuesday.Mr. Wednesday.Mr. family in Leominster Mass. er, and six grandchildren. complaint on the Plaintiff's attorney
month with Mr.and Mrs. F. F. and, Mrs. Hal Sessions and and Mrs. Charles Clover- Thomas William D. Morgan 507 Clark
: Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Funeral services ,were held in Puilding. Jacksonville ,2. Florida
Flume. I daughters of Austin, Minn and settle of Tampa and Mr. and and daughter, Kathleen, were the Brooker Baptist Church at 3 and file the original in the officeof V

S 'Mrs. Helen Troyon of Cleveland Mrs. J. W. Home of Hamptonwere Mrs. P. D. Fancher, Jr. and visiting Mrs. Irene Roberts in p.m. Thursday with the Rev. the before Clerk the of the Circuit .Courton

Ohio and Miss Beryl Holland Wednesday of last week family of the State Farm were Palatka on Sunday.Mr. Stallings officiating. Burial followed 3rd or day of June, 1957; % Good Fellows Get

of Gainesville were Satur- luncheon guests ct Mr. and Mrs. ',Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and and Mrs. E. F. Dollar and in the family plot. in Dedan otherwise the allegations of said Together'We
Complaint be taken as confessed
day afternoon visitors of Mr. and Robert Barkdale. Mrs. Fancher, Sr. on th. daughters Judy and Gay o! Cemetery at Brooker. by you.wilt -

:Mrs. Harry Mooty. t :Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Partin and of Mr. Fancher Sr.'s 75th' birth- Cairo Ga were visiting Mrs DeWitt C. Jones Funeral Home This'Dotlce shall b. publishedonce
each week for four consecutive
Mr. and Mrs. J..B. Dansby and son of Eustis were Saturday day anniversary.Mrs. Dollar's sister, Mrs. Louise Kite of Starke was in charge of ar weeks in the Bradford County Tele-

son of Perry were visiting Mr. visitors of Mr. and Mrs. L. N. J. D. Doyle spent Mondayto on Sunday. I rangements. I graph. .
5th day of 1957. w
R. O. Dansby Sunday
and Mrs.
Pickering.Mr. Bradford ...
Thursday in the Mrs. A. N. Holliday, Mrs. C. ( SEAL)

afternoon Mr. and! Mrs. Joseph. Gray of and Mrs. Wilbur Thomas County Hospital for a checkup.Mrs. R. Tillman,, and Mrs. J. L. Chittyof Jesse F. Adams Charles Clerk A. Darby.of the rircnlt Court. ,

rented the and family of Palatka were visit- Vernon Brinson of Mac- the Starke Elementary PTA By Marlon L. Crosby Deputy Clerk

Nona Street have S.Orange. ing Mr. and Mrs. Willard Wil- clenny was visiting Mr. and Mrs. were in Tallahassee last week to 5/3 4t 5/24 =
W. D. Thomas house on Taken By DeathJesse -
liams on' Saturday.Mrs. John Torode over the weekend. attend a joint session of the ap- I. Circuit Court Bradford County,

Donnie Moore of Gaines- K. G. Duncan went to Tennille propriations committees of the FUrldai IB Chaarery.
C.. : : ville is. spending this week with. Ga. on Thursday of last week House and Senate with regardto Frank Adams 41, Law- Mary Charles S.hells Kells, Defendant.Plaintiff vs. John

I her sister Mrs. J. B. Sapp. where he attended the funeralof school financing for the next tey 'died in a Tampa hospital Case No. 10-21(5
sister-in-law Mrs. Roy bier .( ...1Ie.tI.. tad Notice to have had lot of fun the mustaches
Mrs. Willard Pass and sons his two years. % Wednesday morning following an Appear, State of Florida, Tot a trimming ...
FLORIDATHEATRE of Tallahassee spent the week- Smith, on Friday. Mrs. Pauline Torode and Mr. illness of several months. John Charles Kells who residence '- I
I 'and address .is: C/o Mrs. and beards of friends and customers the
end with Mr. and Mrs: Inman Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hutchins and Mrs. John Roberts of Jack- Surviving are his wife Gertrude Pearl Hells Rt. 1, Friendsvllle Pa. our during

Green. and children moved on Tuesday sonville spent the past two weeks Patterson Adams; his par Tou are required to appear OB '
Texas with Lt. and' Florence Box I June 3, 1957 in the above Centennial Celebration. We have all had a grand
the Christi ents Dorsey
St. to i in
L. D. Green is .getting along from N. Thompson Corpus I,named Court and cause, wherein
last Sullivan house at 607 Westmoreland and Mrs Lawrence'Bowman.. Adams of Doctors Inlet; a i plaintiff seeks divorce custody,
nicely following surgery time, and now that Centennial Week is here, we join
and control and of minor
St. Sra. Jose A. Alvarez daughter, Dianne ,Adams of support children -
Friday in the Bradford County and alimony.
Hospital.Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. K. G.Duncan who I daughter, Ena of Havana, Cuba Lawtey; a son J. D. Adams of Bradford. County Telegraph shall) our 'fellow citizens in extending. congratulations and
and Emos Hayes of Miami and Lawtey; a step-daughter Mrs. publish this Order In next four
returned home from Tennille,, weekly Issues. -
D. J. Clark of Tampaand
Ga. Monday, were accompanied :. Mr. and Mrs. 'John Deas and Faye Compton of Jacksonville; & Witness my hand and officialsend best wishes to the City of Starke on its 100th Birth-
MAY 4 ONLY Mrs. Irene Johns of Green on spent the at Starke,
SAT., daughters of Lake City stepson Marion Morrison of Florida, this 29th .
FEATURE Cove Springs were Sunday evening by their brother-in-law with Mr. and Mrs. E. W. brothers day of April 1957.
BIG DOUBLE I who witi; weekend -Kingsley Lake; two (OFFICIAL SEAL) day.
Smith remained
Wil Roy
C. D.
visitors of
I Hayes at Kinksley Lake. Sam and Cecil ,Adams both of Charles A. Darby
t liams. them for several days. and Clerk of the Circuit Court
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Crosby Doctors Inlet; a sister Mrs. Inez \
11y ROGERS I By Marlon L. Crosby, Deputy Clerk
sons spent the weekend in Tampa Bennett of Middleburg and five Chas. R. Hess 20405 Guaranty Life
SING OF THE COWBOYS with Mr and Mrs. Jack Jones. Building. Jacksonville Fla. .
home grandchildren. Attys for Plf. 5/; 4t 5/24 -
1 Mrs. Ed Tenly returned Funeral services will be held inn -
'VR Tuesday after being confined i the Middleburg Church of God In Circuit Court. Bradford County

i I Ia It Bradford County Hospital .since Saturday at 11 a.m. with the Mabel Florida A. la Hillman Chaser, rr.Plaintiff vs.

I CongratulationsAnd last Friday. She will undergosurgery I Revs. S.,B. Brook and John Sur- Louis A. Hillman, DefendantCase SMITFY'S BARBER SHOP
in the Alachua General] No. 19-2164
) I rency officiating. Burial will Order of Publication and Notice to
Hospital the end of next week. follow in the family plot inDARK Appear State of Florida Tot
rrs Mrs. C. M. Washburn of Tampa I

state President Florida Federation -

i *' of Women's Clubs will be i
Best Wishes
syt the overnight guest Tuesday of
101 YCfJY l M r:
Ip M 1GIt aS Mrs. C. L. Scholl. .

:Members of the Starke Wom- [ ATLAS

an's Club executive board are entertaining TMEATB. '
PLUS at an informal dinnerat w STARKE FLA.:
: STARKE the Officer's Club at Camp _" 1Sr

Elanding next Tuesday evening
honoring Mrs. C. M. Washburn,
President of the Florida Federa- MAY 5-6-7 627

f FROM tion of Women's Clubs and Mrs.L. .

F. Townsend director of dis- DOUBLE FEATURE <*

trict four of Florida Federation WAR DRUMSCOLOR

41 I of Women's Clubs. FIRST LINE rI r r

I Lex Barker Joan Taylor ,
Mrs. Annie Johns
I and Ben Johnson

w i1i 91 Lived PLUS
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i Neville Brand Alan Hale

I b Mrs. Annie Laura Strickland I Bruce Bennett and Jeanne Carmen

xi I cx Johns, one of the oldest citizensof Plus Color Cartoon For Kids r a ru3 aW2

k,40.'vI .. Bradford County died at the Never before have you had a chance to buy these

., age of 91 at the home of her first-line tires *# .
premium quality guaranteed by '
.' daughter Mrs. Errol Alvarez, in. WED. THURS. MAY 8.9 .d
I Standard Oil, at such competitive prices. Check .' ,, .r
k. ; : s Starke Tuesday afternoon following DOUBLE FEATURE "A< *** %i
Nice girl, nice home ; ..,.: an illness of several weeks. your size on table below and see how irtuch
-how did she .. 'iIl.E, ',; .......... Mra Johns born at New Riveron The Pe emaker you save! ? Pt: d r'M
June 20, 1865 lived in Brad- James Mitchell! and Rosemarie r *
fall this far .... ford County all of her life. Her .

husband was the late Mack C. "Bowe V

..WARNER Cry BROs'PR"t TINY S "66" SERVICE \ Johns._ Surviving a .son Allen besides Johns her of daughterare Starke; PLUSSomebody UpThere $ 90 ,

in the I a granddaughter, Mrs. Virginia Likes Me kb
4 w
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t '" nieces and nephews. Paul 'Newman and Pier Angell 6.70/15
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Night Funeral services were held in Plus Color Cartoon 7UIED TYPE "'
the DeWitt 'C. Jones Chapel at BUCK SIDEWAllj e? r

/ Starke- Thursday at 4 p.m. with PIUS TAX .

t the Rev. Donald. Kokomoor offi- FRI., SAT., MAY 1041 AND YOUR "'> *1

WE :ALSO RENT POWER ciating,'assisted by the.Rev.; s. E. DOUBLE FEATURE 1ICAPPABIES ) a
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Burial followed in the family
plot in Santa Fe Cemetery near Robert Mitchum and Jan Sterling ; : A
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Give Us A Call When In Need Of Service be made' "to the Bradford The Girl Can't Help It
Chapter No. 13 Serial. ..,
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I'JUU4.lUA..' 9, 1937
YY.YYY YYYYYYYYYYYY..Y..YYYYYVyy.yyyyyyyyy Butler A. O. Jenkins Willie was continued Sister \ -
by Frances Clerk of the Circuit Court OFFICIAL
Pitman, Levy Lennon Ozora : By Marian L. Crosby Deputy Clerk ) Chariea A. Darby each week for four consecutiveweeks Official-Seal) Charles JL Darby
Jenkins teacher Clerk
; at 7:30 the of the Circuit Court I
NEWS OF INTEREST TO COLORED 4/28 4t 5/17 By Marian JU In the Bradford County Tele I Clerk of the Circuit Court.
Shell Laura Whitmore Lorene sermon was delivered by Rev. Crosby Deputy Clerk graph. By Marian I. Crosby, Deputy Clerk
CITIZENS OF BRADFORD COUNTY Williams, Lottie Williams and W. J. Strong pastor of Elbenezer h NOTICE TO APPEAR 416 4t 5111 Dated this IS,, day of April 19S7. 1/2J 4t 5/1T
Eddie Thompkins, chairman. Baptist Church, South Starke. Florida i .Ceart.. Caaaeery.Bradford Cm ty U Clremlt NOTICE TO APPEAR

By Ozora J. Shell Fashion Show Sunday. May 5fl is regular communion Raymond E. Musciano, Plaintiff, vs. Florida la teart.Ckaaeery.Bradford Ceuty.
The Homemaking classes of Geraldine :Mae Musciano. Defend Gertrude I*. Mennella Plaintiff
and all members vs.
&&&&&&&AAfAAAtA&A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A;&A&&&t&A&t A& are ant John Mennella ,Defel RJE .taught by Mrs. F. H. Williams asked to attend. Joan. Jenkins, Case Xo. 10-2151 Case No. 10-1ta '
Centennial Activities tors to participate in the parade.. will have their annual reporter. Netlee To AppearTo !Notice To Appear

Week of May 5-11 Saturday May 11, 2 p. m. Big after-Easter parade of fashions. Cancer Drive Extended whose: residence Geraldine. and Mae address Mnsdano Is:, To: and John address Mannella is: Unknown.whose residence .it's feeen -

Wednesday May 8, 8 p.m. Ball Game and Barbecue. The The latest in spring and summer Washington.1215 North 10th, Street_ Takoma You are hereby notified that a .
Chairman Dorothy Alvarez has
RJE Centennial program. Music will be attire will be modeled by You are hereby notified suit for divorce
game played betweenthe e that a baa been filed against la the
extended the campaign for Cancer yon
old and Recitations of long pupils all levels including suit for divorce .*
new. Brothers of the Brush and grade above named Court and came and
bas been filed
due to the Centennial cele- against yea U. the
ago. Old time chatter. Fun for several tiny tots. There will above yon are required to serve a
the local Ball Team ,managedby named Court and cause and of ,
bration. Lights in Reno have copy your answer or pleading to
all Contestants will enroll for Moot Chandler. Contest for be a script which will be narrated and you are required to serve a the complaint. tne Plaintiffs
the Beard Contest and Sisters best Beard and Costume. Cash by one-of the girls. The been turned on by chairman the copy complaint of your answer on the or pleading Plaintiff to Attorney Carl G. Swanson, 109 ,
Frazier with Law Exchange
Mary Lee a contribution Building. Jacksonville
Costumes which will take placeon prizes will be given.Be boys will model sports wear Attorney Louis T. Ransom. 608 2, Florida
which she collected
of Consolidated

Saturday. Come out dressedin evening wear as well as school 2. Building, Jacksonville and file the original in the office of
from friends assisted Florida the Clerk of the Circuit
citizen and take by Court
a loyal on or
old time clothes. and casual tfits. Come and file the original
your clothing o the office of before the 27 day of 1957
in her daughter-in-law MaNe ,J. the Clerk May :
all of
these activities. the Circuit
2:30 part Court on or otherwise the
Friday May 10, around out tonight and enjoy this won- before allegations of said
Lee. This leaves only $129.85to the 27 day of May, 1957: Complaint will be
turama, a pageant depicting the us taken aa confessed
p.m. The Big Parade featuring derful revue of fashions. Most of otherwise the allegations of said by .
Lincoln High School Band and progress of Starke from, 1857 to the garments were made by the reach our quota. Many thanks Complaint will be.taken U confess This notice shall be publishes onceFRIGIDAIRE f
1957. will 'be presented each to those that have given and ed by you.This _
local groups such as Boy Scouts students in these classes. Principal notice than be published once
American Legion Auxiliary Masons night at BHS Stadium. A section Eddie Thompkins and the those that .plan to give after the each week for four consecutive More than 50 years ago Standard Oil was
weeks In the Bradford
will be reserved for colored centennial. Ozora Shell solicitor.HIGHLAND County. Telegraph. *
Heroines, cordial '
Eastern Star faculty extend to all a I If.
Juveniles School groups, Miss citizens. Advance ticket $1; at invitation to all the commence Dated this 1$ day of April 1957. advertising its products in the Bradford
the gate 150. See E. Tompkins, TvvvRPTyTPvrynln Pv (Official Seal) Charles A. Darby
RJE and Attendants. All Brothers ment events which will end on Clerk elf the Circuit Court
and Sisters Junior Shavers, Ozora Shell, or Levy Lennon for May 31.Thurston. By Uarlan I*, Crosby Deputy Clerk THE BEST-KNOWN and other
County publications
tickets. 4/2S 4t 5/17 NAME IN
and Little Miss Belles. Please School News 1 ELECTRICREFRIGERATION 7 .

bring horses wagons mules I Centennial Committee: C. C. We wish to "express our appreciation NOTICE TO APPEAR
I* Circuit Cfeart. Bra4f.r4 Ceaaty throughout the Nation. Then and
old model cars, carts, and trac Anderson .Henry Bryant, Inez to the many patrons and Uj Slri., Lacy Noraaa Florida I. Chancery. RANGES ever
friends who attended the playsat ALLAAAAAAAAAAAALI ALWU Patricia Leary Salmon Plaintiff,Defendant vs. WATER HEATERSAIR since then Standard Oil has been "First:
the school last Wednesday.The Case N. 10-2152 CONDITIONERS
,pThat's Our Business following events will take Mr. and Mrs. M.. C. Thompson Vctlee Tot Appear.
To Patricia Laary<< Salmon, whose WASHERS & DRYERS
With The Best" the leader
U of Jacksonville'were Sunday residence and ---
place during commencement season I address is: 7815 Bur ,- proven
If It's Glass We Have It1! nett Road,
: 'Sunday May 19, at 2 pm.: guests of the Lacey Normans. Texas.
CALL WRITE or VISIT the annual sermon will be delivered Miss Maggie. Crews and Fred suit You for are divorce h r uy notified that a Get The Best For Less demanding the confidence and respect of

by Rev. E. L. Walker, Hardee spent the weekend in has been filed against yon in the <

1 it Joe Peters Glass Co. pastor of Mt. Pisgah. The program Callahan with the W. C.'Hardees.Mr. you above are named required Court to serve and cause a copy and of At the American public for more than half a

will be1' at Mt. Pisgah. We and Mrs. ''Floyd Norman rour plaint answer on the or pleading Plaintiff to. the Attorney com-

FOR ANY GLASS NEED are happy to report that our and'son were Sunday guests of Louis T. Ransom 608 Consolidated Smith'sGaraseSales Century.K. .

We Design Modern Store Fronts PTA president, Rev. Walker. Is the Harveys in Glen St. Mary. Florida uiwine., Jacksonville 2, -

Just Mail Us A Pattern for improving nicely. Tuesday May Those from here attendingthe I and file rte original In me office of
Associational the Clerk of the
21, Day which will Black Creek Circuit Court on or and ServiceWe
May program
Table Tops before the 27 day of May, 1957
feature the A. L. Mebane High meeting were Mr. and Mrs. Harry otherwise the allegations of said; Service All Slakes ol
1313 N.W 4th PL Gainesville Fla. Phone FR. 2-4353 School 32-piece band directed by Bixley and children Mr. and Complaint ed by you.will be taken as confess Electrical Appliances !c G. DUNCAN, AGENT

"Sonny Boy" Kelker who isa Mrs. Carson Griffis and daughter This notice shall be puollshed 606 N. Temple Ave.
dynamic conductor. Come see and Mrs. Bill Pendarvis and son, once each week for four conseru. PHONE 85 STARKE, FLA.
tive weeks In PHONE 12'
the Bradford
hear all of the activities which Mrs. Dick Starling, :Mrs. Auie Telegraph. County.
will include numbers from An Austin and son, Romeo Prescott, Dated this 19 day of April. 1957.

RAUM'STV derson Junior high school and Sina Prescott, Hattie Darley, I,

others. Thursday evening at 7:30 Mrs. Marycele Bennett and son, .
'the closing exercise Will be Mrs. Daisy Bock and son, Mrs.
& RADIO SERVICE held at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Zettie Padgett Mrs. Lul; Pend ,

Rev. W. J. Strong, pastor. The arvis, Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Knight,

228 S. Walnut St. Starke, Florida address will be delivered by Principal Winfred Wilkinson W. C. Har-

Eddie Thompkins. Supervisor dee, and Mrs. Ellen Norman.
i Shell will present certificates Mr. and Mrs. Brownie Austin MAJOR INDUSTRY

PHONE 509LATEST to the 15 pupils who will and family left Saturday for anew
complete 4th grade. Annual Beach Daytona

outing May 25, Plan now to attend Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Griffis .

all of these activities. Mrs.S. and little daughter, of .Jackson
SCIENTIFIC TEST EQUIPMENT C. Price, principal; D, B. ville, and Mr. and Mrs. Dick

INSURES ACCURATE REPAIRS AT Jackson, reporter. Starling and children of Heil- For Starke and 'Bradford

Sensible Prices Carnation The 7th Club anniversary programwas bronn friends.spent Sunday here with County

very successful at R.J.E. '
Results Not Excuses school on last Sunday. The presi-
dent officers and members wish In Circuit Court. Bra lor' Comrlj,
: -: ......;...= .. to thank all the participants and Florida la O*.B* ry. f T"
: w Paul J. "Weltz, Plaintiff vs.
those who attended and make Frances L. Weitz, Defendant. 1r .
this program outstanding.The Case No. 10-2156 i

prize for the largest at- Notice To: Frances to Appear I* "Weltz, whose t .04 It / / One hundred years ago Starke was connected
tendance was won by the Fiesta residence and address Is: 206 West
Desue president, 20th Street Erie Pennsylvania.You "l.. 23 with the outside world by.a few sandy trails
Club, Clarence
are hereby notified that. a turf /I / i
Gloria Graham secretary. Out ,suit for divorce *
in the through the piney woods. One later in
.1N MEMORY clubs that enrolled in- has been filed against you CL year
of town above named Court and cause and

cluded the La Belles Social Clubof yon of your are answer required or to pleading serve a to copy the G AIL.ttr 1858 the first railroad reached our town and
Hawthorne. The regular
complaint on the Plaintiff Attor-
meeting will beheld at the home .1 Starke was the terminus until 1859, when work
neyT. .
in Lincoln Frank lindrum P. O. Box e
of Grace (Tiny} Long 546 Starke, Florida a-
City, May 6. All members are and file the original In the office of ,c* t, );;t'r i was resumed., ,During the year a stage coach ,
r the Clerk of the Circuit Court on i
asked to be present. Mrs; Corean
or before the 27 dfey of May, E tau ATLANTIC service established Starke with
was connecting
$ McNeil R. B. Cohen,
4 rri president; 1957; 'otherwise the allegations of .
said Complaint will be taken as CALL OCEAN
i reporter. confessed by you. .wa Waldo and other points South.
Boy Scouts of Troop 71 This notice shall be published .
The Boy Scouts of Troop 71 once each week for four consecutive le .
weeks In the Bradford County ta r
held their regular meeting at Telegraph.

RJE in the workshop. They pre- (OFFICIAL Dated this SEAL 24 day) Charles of April A. Darby, 1957 n MuTa \ How different is the picture today when Starke

sented a special program on May 'Si li '
1. Scoutmaster Marshall Is asking t"'c" is the hub of a highway network that makes

all parents and friends of FOR DEPENDABLE U LI'L tan
Scouts to support the programand our city truly "the Crossroads of North Central

help him take as many of Termite Control I' "
t Florida. More than
these boys to Camp Coacoochee .* cars a day pass
GlOE t ,,,,,,
I as possible. Ralph B. stewart, your .oY.a I *
S Household t Commercial L a through Starke on U.S. 301 alone, making it
... cc
Jr. of Jacksonville and other in- :' '

terested citizens have on a driveto Pest ControlS ; ,: ? TAMP art '-" one of the heaviest traveled highways in all
prepare that to be ableto'accommodate :/" a '
camp Grove Spraying part ill" .1,* lN '
up to 600 boys ,1 tall '- Florida., ,
this summer. Starke must be Call FR. 6-60S5 ,MW C .

largely represented. .The committeemen Krct urn i I
\ met at the home of.Bro. Florida Pest Control F'rm
These modern have led ,
Harry Young last Monday to ? highways to the establishment

discuss and & Chemical Co. !
ways means raise "
of new "million-dollar" industry'or
of enouh money to send as many law..DIMI GULF. n ela"m
24 N. W. 16th Ave. '
boys as possible. The next meet- ieaase
Starke Bradford
and than
Gainesville, FloridaGAY'S sca an.toms .
in of .
this group will be at the m .

home of Scoutmaster B. T. .n score of modern motor courts that bring thousands -
J. M. ALVAREZ Marshall, all committeemen are if. ,AASOTAaIMW ea,.. MEXICO '

asked to be present. Assistant I mot A.BOON MOM of tourists to our community. every week.We .
Scoutmaster Willie Bass has a t.YOtAen.erY.AOa4 i
suggestion'that you may be able are proud of the excellent services we are

who founded' Alvarez Store in to use in solving our financial Home 'AppliancesYour
problems. Clarence Covington re offering to the motoring public, and also of the

Starke 64 ,years,ago. He set the high American porter. Legion And Auxiliary Friendly # fact that through our efforts 1 Starke has be.

The regular' meetings will be Norge DealerS I / / come known throughout the nation as a center
standards of quality merchandise at held at RYE on Sunday at 2 "'" '

p".m. President Pauline Marshall, NQRGE APPLIANCES and overnight stopping point for fine motor
and Vice Commander Julius Royal 3 01 I I
economical standard that
prices a
S MAYTAG WASHERS court accommodations.
are asking all members to be ,
present. Business of vital importance I ,
we still rigidly adhere to in all our to be transacted. All e COLEMAN HEATERS and >

new officers will be installedand FLOOR FURNACES i
.Vfe are. also proud to be a part of the. Community-
dealings with the public. Mr. Alvarez, those that were re-elected. 'We Service All MakesOf Un.301 is a part of the Inter Regional Highway -
r Church News --- life of Starke and Bradford County and take
itis times referredto as" "The ,
Allen Chapel AM.E. Church, Appliances System. some ,

the founder, guided the store through Rev. R. J. Washington, will hold Phone 10 Tobacco Trail," some call it The Highway of, this opportunity to extend heartiest congratulations
i services
communion Sunday
good years and bad through peace- regular, starting with Sunday Schoolat Starke, Florida Southern Hospitality" and others call it simply to the City of Starke on its 100th Birth
( 10 a.m. Supt. Irene Thomasin the "Tourist Highway" since more tourists use

time and warfare, and laid the feunda- a.m.charge.Communion Love Feast 7:30 p.m.at 11:30 4 U. S. 301 than any other East Coast highway day. J '

for North-South travel. U.S. 301 stretches from
We are pleased to have our ..
t. tion which have back who has just returned Baltimore Md. to Sarasota Fla. with
upon we grown and I pastor COLONIALFLORIST connecting t, /
from the bedside of his sick **
other main highways leading to all the
parts of .
." .
wife, Sister N. E. Washington.She .
expanded through the We have
years. I '
U. S.One ,
is' still under the care of STARKE MOTOR COURT;
the doctor and will probably be

just completed our new and enlarged In Hallandale for the next threeor ,
t four weeks. Your cards, of the main reasons. U. S. 301 has become BRADFORD MOTOR 'COURT

quarters and extend a cordial welcomefor letters and other expressions will PHONE 218. such a popular highway is the fact that it avoids

I reach her if you send them to I large cities and by-passes many of the smaller TO-RENA MOTEL .
604 N.W. 4th Avenue Hallandale, .
you to come in and visit us during Fla. The trustee, officers and (j) ones. Then too, there are more t- and better tourist PLAZA .LODGE MOTEL

members wish to thank all of accommodations along U. S. 301 than any other ,

I Centennial Week.ALVAREZ Sensational the persons Humming who, attended Birds program the FLOWERSFor East Coast'highway. The many new motor courts' STARKE 301 MOTEL.and .

on Sunday at RJE. Levy AH Occasions restaurants built in Starke in recent years

I Lennon Chairman; E. Givens. DISH attest to that Those who travel this highway 301 STAR MOTEL:.
Clerk Louise Broxter, reporter. GARDENPOTTED
New; Bethel Baptist Church, PLANTS find it to be the best through route, and its so WHISPERING PINES MOTEL

Rev. A. Vinson pastor held easy to remember just one highway number '

e .STORE regular services all day Sunday POTTERYFlowers U. S. 301. EL RANCHO MOTEL
I starting with Sunday School, 0< V

i SupL Hankerson in charge. Wired ,.-. '.r,'-. ..
Est. 1894 i During the morning worship the ,
: sermon was delivered by Rev. anywhere '0<

W. Ii. (Bill) GRAHAM, Owner : George Lee, pastor of Antioch I 'Again We:Soy Travel Our-Way r, Keep U.S. 30J All The Way!

Baptist Church. At 5:30 BTU Nona St. Starke .
.. .
;was conducted by Sister 'Sarah t
Jenkins. The Bible verse contest -t

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FRIDAY, 11 fAY'!, 1951 ., ,WDl'OaD COUNTY TtIL88dPS, 8'I'AR1n': FLORIDA .> .. PAGE SkrYLTi

&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&& & i...&&& &&&&& .A.& && & day. This is to enable a ..number YVVYYVVYyyyyyyyyyyy I NOTICE TO irrEAa Fleddat I. a..IT;

Cif the women to go to the I. Clrfltlt c..rt" Brajf." ,c.uf7, Dorothy E. Keane Plaintiff, vs ,- .
Flerldas I. C..IT. Martin Joseph Keane, DefendantCase 1 .
KEYSTQNEHIGHLIGHTS Meeting of the United Church NORTH SIDE R. L. Sikes; Plaintiff, vs. Stella No. 10-2131 "
e Women in Clearwater. Rae Sikes. Defendant. atlee T. Appears
Ctase No. 10-2123 To: Joseph Keane, whose
Women Martins
The meeting of the N.tfee Tto Aa.ea
By l\Irs. J. Russell Young Phone Keystone 3421'YYYY By Mrs Carl Brown Stella Rae Sikes whole residence residence and address II: Clo
the Community Church on Mon- and address Is: Parkview Grocery, Marion SuUln, 131 Nagle Avenue
will feature annual &&&& && New York, New York.
TTTTTTT TTTYY T T1 fTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT day reports & &A.& &&&& Washington North Carol1na. .
You You are ne.ebr notified that a .
by the officers and a recognition for are divorce hereby notified that a suit suit for divorce, care, custody .'t' ', ", U--ot .
Local residents will find a bit the present owner. Baptism services were held i <,
and dedication service for new bar been flied agalnse tn the and control of' minor children :
of interest in the appearance of Clay Count TB Asm. members. This service will take Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clOCkin above named Court and you cause and has been tiled against you ID the
I two residents of ,Meadesville, Pa. The Clay County TB Associa- the Bayless mway Church. you are required to serve a copy of above named Court and cause and
the form of a candlelight ceremony your answer 01' pleading to the you are reqlllred to serve a copy of
on the well known'TV program tion met in St. Williams Church add will .be conducted by We sincerely thank them for the ,oomplaint on the Plaintiffs AtteMae your answer or pleading to the .
"Strike It Rich," Mr. and Mrs Hall on Wednesday night, April use of their baptistry Lloyd Bus, 210 Clark Building, IJmplalnt OD the Plaintiff' Attorney
Irs. J. Russell Jacksonville William D.
Young. Z. Florida Morgan 607 Clark
I Floyd Gray told the story ot 24. Al Suttie of Green Cove informal We are happy to know that and tile the original ID the office Building, Jacksonville 2, Florida
their wish to visit their daughter Springs, Chairman of the Board, Following the meeting an little Mickel Cowart is home after of the Clerk of the CIrcuit Court on and 'file the original In the office
reception will be held for or before the 13 dit-y of May, of the Clerk of the Circuit Court on
Who has been a missionary was present and gave instructions being in the hospital for two 1957. otherwise the allegation of or before the
in the interior of Bolivia, and for making out addresses all members and visitors. Mrs. weeks. Betty Teston is in the laid Complaint will be taken al 20th day of May, 1157! :
Boatwright confessed by otherwise the aUegatlo>u of said
H. J. membership hospital you.
who has recently befn striCken for the addressograph and for recovering from an i This notice shall be published Complaint will be taken as confessed -
in and is not able to be moved sending cut the seals. Mrs. chairman will be in cha ge. operation. once each week for four consecutive bl you ,
weeks In the Bradford County T.I.. This notice shall be published
to bring her home.A George Schaeffer is local Chair- ., Among those attending the Happy birthday to Mrs. Irene ''eraph. once each week for four consecutive
meeting of the United Church Anderson I Dated this f day of April 1957.I I'I weeks In tb BRADFORD COUNTY
HeartIine call came in from man. '(Official fELEORAPlL .
Seal) Charles A. Darby
Women of Florida at Clearwater, 'I
Mrs. Lynell Sapp and Mrs. Dated this 16th of
day April
j Lewis Walker, giving them a CIIURCII NOTES I Clerk of the CIrcuit Court
on May 8-9, will be Mfs. A. F. Margaret Brown were in Jack- 'Bl Marian L. Crosby Deputy Clerb12 1957.
generous donation toward their Community Church !/ 41 6/3 tOFFtCIAL SEAL) Charles A. Darby .,
Mr. Walker has visited Community Church Women Crosby, Mrs. David Nelson Mrs. sonville on business last Wed- 'I Clerk of the Circuit CoUrt .
expenses. Myron Prevatt, Mrs. James F. nesday. NOTICE T PPE4Bi B7 Marlaa 1. Crosby, Deputy Clerk
In. Keystone Heights in paSt will meet on Monday, May 6, at Grayson, Mrs. Sara McDonald, Mrs.Eva Whitaker was visit- i la tare.lt C..t, Bradford C..at, 4/19 41, 5/10
yenta and is the son of the I 8 p. m. Please note change I
I and Mrs. J. Russell Young. relatives in Pikeville f""'" 6 '. "
ing Ky ----
MonI ,
founder of the Talon factory and the date from Tuesday to -
i Visiting church families of the last week:

I Community Church overt the Anita and Whip Rlcine of Jack- ; Madison Sfret Baptist Church

!weekend were two foreign students sonville were Sunday guests of

from the University of the 1., 1>{. 1cDaniels. I ,

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH II Florida. Mr. Wilhelm Kenning otI Lean Hicks visited his sister, (Presently Meeting Washington and Grand Sts.),

Bolivia, who is studying ag- Mrs D. D. 'Carter, several days

STARKE, FLA. riculture, particularly with re- last week. Good Singing Forceful Preaching fe
gard to' sugar cane and rice.'Mr. Miss 'Eva Clark of Lake City ,

I'j I' Kenning was the guest of Mr was the weekend guest 'of Miss

?j REV.. LEWIS D. HAINESr Pastor and Mrs. R. N. Sunderland and Dora Clark. Sunday School ,__ _-___________.. ____ 9:45 A.M.

their children. :Mr. Sabah Of Opportunities of the week are: I Morning Worship -------=___-________ :00 A.M.
Jefferson and Court Streets In The Heart of Town
Bagdad, Iraq was the guest of Monday evening, WMU meeting .
Phones Office 234 Pastorium 130 Col and Mrs. David Nelson. 1>[r. at 7:30J Also, Junior Choir practice Training Union _________-____________ 6:45 P.l\I.

Sabah is majoring in physical Tuesday evening, Adult Evening Worship ___--_---_-----.:-- 8:00 P.l\I.

Sunday Sermons: ItOO.A.M.. 7:30 P.l\I. education and enjoyed some of Choir practice at 8 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Services & Business Meeting,'Wed. 7:30 P.M.

the water sports while visiting evening, Prayer Meeting,
Sunday School 9:45 A.1\I. Training Union 6:15 P.M.
I here. A of church members -
8 Inter-
p.m. Thursday evening
p Come And Bring The Children Room For All
Midweek Service Wednesday, 7:30 P.M. Including the pastor, Rev. mediates and Young People'
I Mr Young IMd IMrs. Young organization at 8 p.m. Friday A CHRISTiAN WELCOME AWAITS YOU!

Hear the Sunday Morning Service over WDVH at Mrs. Sara McDonald, president evening, Visitation. REV. L E. ENLOW, Pastor
of the Church Women, 1>{rs. John
11 a.m. Regular Broadcast Every 1, 3, and 5 Sunday. Tho1'I1quist and Miss Ruth Ohl- NOTICE TO APPEAR P. T. Noun, Supt Sunday School
'a Ch'C'alt Court Br.df.rd C..aty,
'' '. son, 1frs. Gertrude Young, the Plorldat la C......". '" "
1 Sunderland family and the Nel- Anne Estes, Plaintiff VB. William
1L Estes Defendant -
sons enjoyed a picnic on the
Case No. 10-UU
Nelson beach on Saturday eve- Notl..'T.. Appear Hear This. Sermon By Pastor 8 P.. M.
I To: Willlam 1L Estes, whose resi-
ning. The guests with their
VVL dence and address Is: Clo Mr. K.
attended the morning service at Tavenner, 15U Falrmont Street
Is On The
.7 the Community Church on sun- Washington, D. C. "Pay Day Way"First
i You are hereby nnrtfl"eJ that a
i day. suit for divorce, custody and,control -
of minor child .
St. Williams! Catholic Church hap been filed against you In the C
The Catholic Club will meet. abbve named Court and cause andy Baptist Church Hamplo
I ,u are required tll serve a copy of ,
on May 8 at 6 p. m. for a covered four answer 01' pleading to the com-
dish supper in the Church Hall. plaint on the pPatntltf's AttorMY .
T. Frank Landrum,
P. O. Box
Herbert Nelson. president, will 546, Starke, FloridA
preside at the business meeting and file the original the office Of Sunday School ___...__ 10 A. 1\1. 1
r the Clerk of the Circuit Court on or r
to follow the supper.
before the l\Iorning'Service ________ 11 A. M.
First Baptist 20th lay of May, 1951:

i isI The Daytime Circle will meet otherwise ComplaInt the will allegations be taken a.of con said Training Union ______ 7 P. 1\1. 'i ,, : :
I at the home of Mrs. James Puct- fused by you.

1Quantity ett at 2 'p m. on Monday, May once This each notice week, shall for tour be consecutive published "Hour of Power" 'Ved. 8 P. M. i : .

6. weeks In the E'radford County Tele- ;, .
graP'h. .
Rights Reserved Prices Good Thru Sat., May 4th The 'Golden Circle will meet Dated this 16th day 'of April, MARVIN E. FAILE, Pastor
at the church for a work party 1957. ,
(OFFICIAL SEAL) Charles A.DarbJ e
in their classroom on Tuesday, Clerk ot the Crreult Court ,
1 Maxwell HouseCOFFEE May 7, at 8' p. m. By Marian 1.. Crosby, Deputy Cle.1I -I

IN N I Change in meeting hour for f/19 U 5/10 -

1-lb the evening service, beginning

Vac Pak 7ge May 5 the Training Union will R

:1 meet at 6:45: p. m. and the Eve- r

ning Worship will begin at 8 :-.. .. .
limit One With $5.00 or More Food Order! p. m. ", .

Episcopal Confirmation I

The Rt. Rev. Hamilton West,

Bishop of the Diocese of Florida, ,
America's FavoriteCRISCO was guest of the Auxiliary of
i St. Anne's Church for dinner -

preceding the Confirmation Serv- .
3 ice held at the Church on Mon-

Can 1ge day evening, April 29. Members ,..'
-- of the Confirmation Class were I

Limit One With $5.00 or More Food Order I also guests for dinner. f

Those receiving the rite I of .

Confirmation were: Samuel Saw-

i yer, Dr. and Mrs. Richard Powell,

Dianne Brokas, Dee Dee Harden-
While Arrow
or bergh, Frank Nooney; David

Service, and William B. Dawson

was received by transfer of I

CHEER L9ePk 9 1ge membership. .

i There were 42 children who
attended the pre-Easter Work-
limit Two CHEER With $5.00 or More Food Order! nine ..
shop, of whom had perfect
attendance records and received

awards for their attendance.' ,

Personalities fi .
Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Padgett 6
4< ; ;cyjt
of Baltimore, Md., visited the .

Herman Schroeders on Friday, I
I and were guests of the noon e

HAMS luncheon Heights meeting Rotary of Club.the 'Keystone / F PHILCOBENOIX

"" ":'
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hall an-

nounce the birth of a daughter, : ;r :: : .. J '
4 FULL HALF OR WHOLE Kathy, on April 13.
Mr. and 1 frs. J. R. Cook had .. J: ,t'f' 3:; e
as their guests last week Dr. .f1: JY "" ECONOMATR

i 8-12 lBS and Mrs. M. A. Berge .of Atlantic ,; 4':< : ..:r- :
:<'tii; .. .... S
City, N, J. and Miami. ; ;

AVG WT Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Culber- ti',;; : 'f....c.,. : .I ._ -_
son have as their guests their { l. t '
i .\ it:. I ,
1 son-In-law and daughter. Mr.aM 1 \\Jf.. j _. : ,, '
Mrs. Paul Price and their Sr: '' -- ", -

LB little son, of San Antonio, Tex.8s. "iI' .. -''
: -
4t f "' :
t '\IV hAxy<< > !."' '<',,,, "' .
1r. and Mrs. Herbert S. NeIscm "
I EAT-RITE' TENDER FLAVORFUL 'of Peoria. Ill. have been the I
: { $ \ I
P1JPcts; of their son 8"1\ 4aul'h- '

r-in-1aw. Mr. and" Mrs. Her- roots err'. ( IJ7'e
Chuck Roast Lb3ge bert Nelson the _
: for 'Past six : No Trade .
.1 'eeks. They left nn Wednesday I Washes full 8lbs. in sPace-sarldB cabinet, only Necessary.

for a visit in Wilmington, Del. 23y"wide. .
SIRLOIN '\1t1\ their 'mnddauP'hters. Mrs. Prec ie a rtemperature..safeforaUfabric1.,? for limited. time l.
Fred HartmAn and Mrs. Edwin Excluiv Metexallol tub,proven five times more '
1 W, zymanskl'New durable than some steel and porcelain ones., '

1i i Club SteaksbEATRITE residents 1t' and t. Can be made portable by adding ea ten., /. -
I 7ge Mrs. John A. Perkins formerly i Fully guaranteed by Phiko Corporation. : '

1 of Jacksonville' Reach, have moyed '- JJ;' '. _-'_ t

to their new home on Immoka- Here's the washer buy of the year. The Phileo-Bendix ECONOMA at a price

TEMPTINGLY TENDER 1op ROAcl. r. Perkins re"rpse'1tsth you can't word to miss. The ECONOMAT is the lightweight, vibration-free

,. All-Brite Sales of Jackson- 'eo washer that will fit most anywhere in your home. I
\1m e. PHI i Leo.. Robber easters permit easy storage in closet,ball,
1 any available space.And this washer comes to you
) Sh'ld Roast Lb 49cI. Fo..tv Y-Tt'en Girls from Jack- \ with the same service guarantee that aceompa'mes ", ..
ql'nvil1e Reach who were camper every appliance made by Phllco Corporation.
tIt t',. roir1 scout Camn for the Phone now. Reserve your ECONOMAT today!
I. weekrtd were visitors at the LIttO COIIOIat10M '
NEW WHITE .'fornil12" Wn 'shin'; Hour in the f l
Community Church on Sundav: LOOK HEAO'.t: d Pti I LCO

Invitations have, been received .
.. ',ftJb.1elldil1IoIIe( LHadrJ Ayollaons are Otas3td to fOIl b fkAco Corp.
i Potatoes 10 2ge '-- Kevatone Heights bv 1fr. and ....
Lbs Mrs. Ray starnes and Mr, and
Mrs. AI Wat.scJn to attend the Come 11 and Reglsfer' For Free '1957 Pl1ilco T.V.

annual Parents Day at Emorvat L
RUSO FROZEN Oxford on Friday. May 3. -'

Milton starnes and Alfred Watson .
CANS Jr are students there. .

Don't forget the Rotary Fish .C.H.NASWORTHY

Fry on Friday, Map 3, beginning -

ICE C R. E AM. 14 _GAL 51 C'STAMPS Heights at :>>:30 Beach.p, 'rn. at Keystone .

YOU'LL LOVE the new Estet. .' : I sE.r
We Give SIH ORE'EN brook'prue-lye f nntaln"pt'AS II Call St.. ..,'>, ."C_ : o ,-Starke, FJa: ':":;'; '-', :,;.. Phone 198.1l's .

pastel shades. Only S10 at Bradford -, (' -,
County Telegraph;,

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I I Speed Ruled Not Reckless Driving ,also term, set after for"he the pleaded summer innocent court I Minister. Placed I VVVVVVVVyvyyyyyy-yyyyyw. Co. C To ShowEquipment I First Water Works fired Incidentally with wood while and two the pumps.new

\to passing .a worthless J29.45 BROOKER Built In 1902 'water system was at that time a
On Probation
As Plea'Day Held By County Judge check. InMayor's On great boon to the residents, it _

Defendants pleading guilty The first waterworks in Starke was bunt mainly for the purposeof

County Judge T. A. Yawn Tuesday was "driving very good," said :were: I Court By ajrs. Joyce CutIeGAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA&A.AA. Military Day was located en the site of 'the providing a means of fighting

Orlando man that his charge' was based sole Nollman Shaw, Negro, fined ., present power plant, oi\ land fire.The

ruled that an of reckless driving ly on.the speed which' he estimated $50" .or 30 days for, stealing truck The Rev. I. E. Enlow, ,pastor PTA Meeting National Guard Co.C. of stark donated for that purpose by residents had learned to

was not because guilty he was drivingat at between 70 and 75 milesan parts. of the Madison Street Baptist The Brooker PTA met at the will take part in Centennial Capt. J. C. Richard one of their sorrow that the'old "bucket

just near 70 m.p.h at hour. *> Jerome D. Pick $35 or 10 Church pleaded no contest InMayor's School cafeteria Thursday night, Week's Armed Forces and Veter Starke's most influential citizens brigade" was ineffectual_ infighting

I night a speed when arrested by Deputy Under Florida law,speeds in excess days, passing a stopped school Court. Monday to a April 25. W. E. BIgham Jr., pres an's Day next Tuesday with an during the' .first 50 years fire, when, 'one conflagration -
12. of 50 m.p.h at night and 60m.p.h charge of running a .stop sign ident open house during. which six of ,the .
April city's'hIstory
Sheriff Robert Cox on and presided at' the' business had wiped out a busi- _
in the not bus.Tolbert and causing an was workshop vans and other items
The man Joseph, Ashley Caw- daytime are unlawful Evans Jr., Negro, $50 meeting. The new business dls It was built in 1902 and consisted ness block and threatened to destroy -
for 30
placed on probation days.
of will be displayedThe
in but equipment
not guilty, to themselves are with improper cussed was how to raise of old steam engineCentennial the entire '
thorne, had pleaded or 20 days, driving an Mayor W. T. Jackson ordered some will include an city.
facie evidence of reckless vans : :
prima '
waived a jury money II'the treasurer'
the charge and tag on his car. the $100 'bond posted by Rev. report .
'trial during plea day activities. driving.In Annie Smith Eutanks Negro Enlow returned. shows that all funds are exhausted Small arms "repair shop, equipped S

4 Though not denying that he was other plea day actions, Mrs. violation of driver's license restrictions The case against Eatelle John- after buying the playground ; to make all repair on small Special

driving at the high rate of speed Mary P. Huff pleaded not guilty I I charged costs of $8.25 son, driver of the other car in equipment and paying $150 on arms such as rifles, pistols and

he contended that this did not to striking Mrs. Betty Jane Me'' and her license cancelled. the crash, was ordered transferred a deep freeze for the lunch room. machine guns. Scott Property For Sale -

constitute ,reckless driving. Kinney during a fuss concerning Russell Lee Parker, Negro,, to Juvenile Court after It was decided to have a chicken Service shop van which contains .

Cawthorne said that he was neighborhood children on April improper passing $35 or 10 I she told Mayor Jackson that she supper on May 16. Plates to sell a blacksmith and welders. Frontage On 3 Paved Streets

traveling on a good road (SR 6. Mrs. Huff requested a jury days. was 16. She is charged with for 75c and 40c, Including dessert This van Is designed to take care <

and trial was set for the and drink. Mrs. Guy Harrell of all types of welding necessaryfor Highway 301
100)), in a 1956 Cadillac in good trial "Dorothy Blye Jackson, Negro, driving without a driver's license Washington -. McMahon
condition, and the traffic was next term of court beginningJuly improper passing. $35 or 10 and being involved in an acci wu made chairman of this com* body and fender work.

light .1' 8.Trial. mlttee. A nominating committee Automotive shop van, supplied CASH $8,000.00S 0& .

of Marklee Griffis was days.Major dent.The of three was appointed by theprtllldt'nt with all tooLs and equipment
Cox admitted that Cawthorne smashup occurred on April
Frazier improper I
Negro ,
and "
they are to
to set TERMS $7,850.60
I 3 at the intersection of Lake pre necessary up a -
... passing, $35 or 10 days. sent a slate of officers at the, The section does all types of repaIr -
--------- tS t street and SR 16, but the cases
; ------------- ". .. Traffic cases against four been next meeting! on May 23. Hostesses work on automotive engines Wilbur Scott FR 2-2013 Gainesville
}had postponed in Maior"Court
:,"# I youths under 21-Marshall A. for the evening were Mrs In army type vehicles. I
\ ,
; l./ I: chain saws.in ONE! s \ a: Burns,* Lloyd McDonald Johnny of the awaiting witnesses a could time when be aU. W. S. Suggs Mrsi: Frank Tinney, Track vehicle van, supplied.
Ic' present
;, Johnson, Negro, and John B. and Joyce Castlen.
with tools and for
.. equipment
I i Direct-Drive Harrington were postponed until
lI' Wallle Crews of Melroae, 'a work on track and half track
Rev. Enlow testified that he
I : Reducrion-Drive POWER 'I: next ,week so that their parents had little former. Brooker resident_ _U_ .In.. vehicles.
; -.I- 1 stopped a behind the n '
: can be notified as required BradiordCounty Free Car
the ifospltal. Wash!
and into Instrument
\ ) stop sign was easing shop van, supplied
.. b ylaw. *
.; : 4 H. : We wish' him a speedy ,
: r % the street when his car was recovery with tools and equipment to repair -
A traffic case against William Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Robersonof
struck. The girl and her mother dials, watches and fire control
\ Compoct Design VARISPEED CHAINJAWHere's I" Thomas Holland, Negro, both said they did not see the Clerihont and 'Olenda Watersof instruments. ... _

I was continued until next plea Dundee With
minister's car until before the were visiting Mr. and Other Lubrication
I CenterlineBalanced 'the solution; to oil your uttin. needs..7'- I.I day because Judge Yawn refused Mrs. Richard Raulerson and equipment on displaywill
Hoflco'i V.3 Chain Saw! The V.3's Vor.Speed 1 to 'have his crash.In be a field kitchen and standard "

I Construction Transmission; ; gives you speed 'for light; tutting; I determine the "judgements other cases, Mayor Jackson family last weekend.Mr. army gear. A tank and And

I and power for heavy-duty limber; 'felling when I ." liability had in civil ordered a $25 bond returned to and Mrs. Richard Raulerson helicopter will be brought In for ;T

I Alt-Position .it's needed-one/for (he price of just ONE ch&v Holland been in John C. Roberts charged with and children and Mrs. Rufus the program. Oil .

I sew. Stop .in today. set the V.3 Chain in an accident in which reckless driving and a warning Green were visiting Mrs. Daisy .
Operation In oClion. youll find .it moil competitively priced the insurance May 4th
; I companies were issued instead. Roberts pleadednot Norman in Heilbronn Sunday.Mr. .
'ot 1 all of itj fine features. II having trouble At The Tabernacle
'determining who
: guilty to the charge. and Mrs. Schley DeLoachof ThruMaylithIiUey's
was at faultInsurance
.. Officer Shep Tomlinson admitted Jacksonville and Mr. and Joining 'the local group for the r
agent Harry Rabb that he did not see Roberts Mrs. B. H. 'Cornwall
: told the Jr. and 24th of the
judge that because cf program
driving fast but had heard the children of Ocala

.. this- base difficulty they had decidedto tires on Roberts'. car "squalling"as Mr. and Mrs. W. T.were Blair visiting last Gospel Tabernacle Friday night Sinclair Station
their decision
thejudge's he crossed a railroad track. Sunday. were groups from Jacksonville,

f.I Judge ruling.Yawn said He Bonds forfeited were Roy Star. Mrs. Rosa Douglas and' Mrs. Lake Butler Penney Farms and I 987 Temple Ave.
was delaying ling, $25, disorderly conduct;;
W. T. Blair were Keystone Heights. The Tabernacle
the visiting Mrs.
case to give the in- Harry Anderson Negro, $50, driv
I J. J. Biellmg who was beautifully decorated foi
II is
surance a patient
companies time to solve ing without a license and reck this occasion with tall

the problem themselves because less driving; Glynn Shannon, $25, last in Alachua week. General. Hospital, vases special and baskets of white lilies,: Sell It Rent *

K. & GARAGE and the "test chit of liability in criminal public intoxication;; Vestaniay D:: Mrs. Guy Harrell was the .din- glads, petunias cosmsos and tt Trade
are two different: Martin, running red light, $10, ner guest of Mrs. Edna Hayes potted plants. A wedding preceded

'/2 Mile South on U.S. 301 Phone 474-R matters. and George Verrily $10, runningred in Gainseville the program, uniting Mrs

Starke, Florida The judge said that this month L lightBlanding Ailiene Thomas Monday.: daue-hter Virgie Avery to Rev. Clarence WITH A, TELEGRAPH CLASSIFIED
has "" dfl
N seen probably the largest Mr.and Benny O >Mi both nf Pennpv Farms..
L Mrs. Thomas, had ------ ---- -- -----J ------
numoer of traffic and criminal The musical : included -
Softball a
=1 her appendix removed last week program
cases in the history of county at Doctors solo by Mrs. John Margene of Low Hates Good Results Easy Tn Place
Hospital in St rke.
court. During the month 134 Season Kicked Off Jacksonville, a violin solo by W.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Thomas 20 WORDS OR LESS ONE INSERTION .a. lOt
cases were disposed of. with vocal sola
and B. McKinney, a by
CentennialSpecial several others under considera- The softball season got under- family were supper guests Fred Reed and choruses by, EACH ADDITIONAL WORD 2e
of Mr. and Mrs.
H. H. Lewis in Mr'V
tion. In Court Tuesday. about way this week at Camp Bland- Starke Hippie's Bible School class. 5., Ilk ADDITIONAL FOR BLIND ADS OR ADS NOT PAID IV ADTANCK

65 bonds 'were estreated wheT' I ing with four shops Armament Mr. and Sunday. showed colored slides of Palestine -n1rnr1' OFis PFH rnt-r on TWO ItR MORF 11WDl'IIt.H"" _

the defendants Signal. Automotive and Mrs. Buddy Waters
failed to and the was concluded FOR SALE -i
appear. and program foot Frigidaire,
While Consite entering the competi Rebecca, Thomas of Jaqk- with the serving of re List Your Property For Sale condition, excellent buy S(5.good 535
sonville were visiting Mr. and N. Cherry St. !
They Christian Church tion.The S Mrs. Bob Thomas Sunday. freshments. With FOR
league schedule is: SALE-Four room house Just
Last Slates May 1 Armament vs. Auto- Skating Party S STROUT REALTY COMPANY outside city limits. $3500 dash.
HomecomingHomecoming Geo. W.
The Intermediate Class of the '- Cheshier, 533 W. Pratt.
motive. Brooker Farm, Home and Business Prop- 399-J. ftp 5/3
Baptist Church
services will be May 3 Signal vs. Consite. Hay Ride and skating enjoyeda WRGR erty Free O.oen Listings ARTHUR FULMER SEAT COVERS
held May 8 Signal vs. Automo- party at Shepherds
Sunday at the First Chris- STROUT REALTY and up.
Friday night ,at the Playhouse free.
tian Church with the Rev. Lawrence : STARKE FLORIDA Johnl Hansen, Representative : ftehg5/5

PLATFORM Ashley of Ocala delivering tive.May 10 Armament vs. Con- skating enjoyed rink the in,ride Gainesville.on Leslie They 1490 K C -.PHONE 500 P. O. Box 307 Starke. Fla. I.CUSTOM herds T.V.MADE DRAPES at Shep-

the morning message. 5 miles S. on SOI Phone Waldo Ztcfcg 5L!,
site.May Green's truck. for"this "Hear ofFlorida's
Automotive Con- Chaperones Mickey one :
.f After the service vs. HObart 2831 tf .
a basket dinner occasion were Rev. and only girl disc jockeys FOR REXT- New unfurnished Bar-
will be held. Everyone is in- site.May Armament Mrs. C. B. Stallings and. Mrs. 12:00 to 12:15 Won. thru Friday. Size age apartment of two bedrooms.
vited. IT vs. Sign- modern home. Couple 4esired. -
Howard Norton. Everyone. reported APARTMENTFOR Phone H4-J. tfcnf
a good tune. Monday Through Friday
ROCKERS May 22 Signal vs. Consite. Those visiting the William 6:00 Sign On and News RENT FOR S ed REtfT.apartment.-3 room Air nicely conditioned.furnish

S COME TO THE motive.May 24 Armament vs. Auto-' Hicks family Sunday were Mrs. 6::05 Songs 'of the Gospel 2 .Bedrooms, Large Living'Room, nice TV and cottage.electric,liddleage kitchen.adults Also

Sanford Hicks and daughters 6::30 Clockwatcher Dinette off Living Room. Furnish preferred. Mrs. Clark Rt. 1,
Reg. $25.95 S FRIENDLYSTOP May 29 Signal vs. Automo- Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Lewis and 7:00: News of the World ed. Modern Bath. Really this is Box 44. Bessent HQ. tfchg

tive.May daughters of Starke, L. A. Mott 7:15 Hymn for the Day a second floor' bungalow. Bookkeeping Service,
31 Armament Con- No Matter
Value Jr. of Tampa, Parker Henderson, 7:20: Bulletin Board of the Air How Small. Write Maryan Dingle,

site.June Gainesville, and, Mr. and Mrs. 7:30 Weather Around the Nation PHONE 7 tf P. O. Box 447 Starke, Fla. tfchg
5 Automotive vs. Con-
7:35 Clockwatcher
DANCING Leander Parrish of Trenton. COSTUMES
for all
NOW Every Night site.June Mrs. Reed Lewis and daugh I 7:50 News and Sports LIKE ONE OF THESE fin Costume Shop.occasions.1(22 Main Grif St. _
7 Armament vs. Sign 8:05 Clockwatcher I phone .Elgin 4-4888, Jacksonville.
al. ters and Mrs. WoodrOThomas 7 aerea of very fertile 'laad'aad ha ..,.". ,.,,,.. _
Round and Square were in Gainesville on business! 9:00: 9:05. News Ideal hne ite la a' rapidly deteloplajr I.POWER. M.

Friday. 9:05: 9:25 Howdy Friends aeetUa. filet. U very MOWERS FOR RENT at
95 DANCING 9:30 Howdy Friends renoaable with term Tiny's (t Service. 411 8. Walnut
W.C.T.IJ Mrs. Martha Polk and son L, St. Also new
mowers for
9:45 Radio SO acre of laad partlr cleared ale* Sale.
: Chapel Easy
Dale, of Trenton were visitingthe payment plan. Pay while
little ,'..
peraa < 1'i4 Friday Night Music By. "A NOTED PHYSICIAN ONCE A. L Mann family Wednes 10:00: Cedric Adams'Show skit eouatry ..... you get service mow. Buy where you oan
on what
SAID: BEVERAGE ALCOHOLGIVES [I day. 1030.Kitchen: Club
Dixie 10 f la ad,'tared tfchgA
Rhythm Boys' aerea sad partly
I YOU A RED NOSE, A 11:00 News
.. Talmadge Polk and sons of elrfcred. 'Oa (traded read % mile

SaturdiNight BLACK EYE, WHITE LIVER Trenton were Sunday dinner; 11:05 Let's Go Calling from t.. 8. 301.' Bradford WATKINS County.ROUTE This IS OPEN Is << for of

Music By Midnite Ramblers A. DARK BROWN BREATH guests of Mr. and Mrs. NormanParrish. 11:30: Farm Roundup 10* aerea .f load .....Ufa1 oak, the best routes 2.00 to fie$3.00

PHONE 80 AND A BLUE OUTLOOK." They visited Mrs. Tal 12:00 Mickey Evans hla-h sad dry. \\1..f.OO feet of per with.hour easy to make to begin
Adm. $1.50 .8. 301: Approving
123 EAST CALL STREEI'p l Couple (TEMPERANCE BULLETIN.) madge Polk in the Suwannee 12:15 Noon News women as well as dealerships for men. Write for

County Hospital in live Oak I Itha in; 12:30: Talk. of' the Town Rraatlfol l.t.pm Saata Fe I *k.. The W. Peachtree J. R. Watkins Company, In
6U N. E.,
.. _,'" .t..nn"..w............ 1:00 Songs of the Siesta I Hear Balletla ..rll.f the Air Georgia. Atlanta.4tp 1/3
.. -
2:00 News Oter WRGR. Dial 1490 .a your
Mr. and Mrs. Sonny Dukes
Case Records Radio each m.ralajc at 7>20. Have FOR RENT One and
2:05 Music for two bed.
and daughter of Lake Butler year aaaaaareaieaU aid meetlaa; room furnished apartment Close

From A Chiropractor's File visited Mrs. Joyce Castlen and 3:00 News date* recorded., Thin III. pablleerrlce In. Desirable location. W. H.
BO bllffatloa oa N'ollman.
your part. 22S W. Madison
S 3::05 Radio Ranch tfchgtu
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Russ Sun-
1 Friends t %5 By Dr. H. C. Bellinger 4:00: News FLORIDA REALTY CO of Starfce FOR SALE-Young
To Our day afternoon. Angus Bulls.

: Case No. 16532 Mrs. c. L. Atkinson and grandson 4:05: At Tour Request (Cay Aad,.".. W. B. Jewell. A. Will, Doyle sell at E. beef pric"- Phone

; Lady, 42 years old, had suffered severe Tony Mm..Reed Lewis and 6:00 The World Today S Toa.) 'I Conner. Ins. tfchg
In ::2 migraine ,headaches for about SO yean. daughters were visiting Mr. and 6:15: Instrumentally Yours 355 Teatple Are. Stark, Fla., WANTED condition.-Studio Couch. Fair
TeL State price, will
; : Headaches were as severe she would MfI E. C. Lewis in Starke Tues 6:45 Public Service 383 Write Telegraph P. O. Box 823-S.call.
/ S S Starke.
ycJ' often be in bed for several days. Various day. 7:00 Newsic Itp

Starke drugs were given many of which produced symptoms as- Little Larry Hicks spent a few 7:05 Shank of the Evening WE NITURE.BUT AND'SELL Elrod fnr&ttaro USED FUR.Co, FOR ft. SALE-Used Frlgldalre, > cu.

N8 ,distressing as the headaches. days last week in King Memorial Saturday _Phon <|. tlcq -condition., excellent shape Reasonable and running

Under Hospital in Lake Butler. Also 'Same schedule as above, except I. OCR TEXT? AKKITKRSAXT, Mrs. H.'Mooty. 200 E. Adklns price.St.
Chiropractic care an examination revealed a
pressure glad to report that William H. 1 to 6 p.m. Road Show. RADIOS RKPAIRKD tfWANTEDGardener
on the spinal cord at the base of the skulL This All sakes All M.4et*
Admired Your pressurewas Sunday
Have Hicks is home after
We spending Be........ Chargea waruteed to take 'care
removed by chiropractic adjustments and the patient now severafl days in the tAlachua 7:30 Sign On. Religious programs .HAS* C. SHEPHERD of gardens Cottage on Kingsley
Beards And Bonnets TU W. Cll St. Stark ... SU Lake, rent free to caretaker.
enjoys good General Hospital. until 1 p.m. }1ra. J. A. LeClerc. phone 24(1
For further information on problem cases, phone or write the Mrs. Leander Parrish of Tren- 1:00 to 6:00 The Sunday Show NEED TIRES t write Rt 1, Box 3(1 Starke. tfchg

ton was visiting Mr. and Mrs. 6:00: t. 8:00' See schedule above. Get Ask them for our now,easy pay budget as you terms.ride. FOR RENT-Pedr&om for Christian

DR. H. G. BOLLINGER'CHIROPRACTIC OFFICES Ed. Polk Wednesday tof last Lacy Conway Sales and Service. person. Bath. $( weekly. Phone
Now Union E'us Station 401W. Bowden <7( W.
Starke. Flu
728 E. University Ave. 426 N. Walnut St. week. ttchc St. Itp
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Prescott IGASTOONS.By S
Gainesville Phone 6-3238 Starke Phone-108T'S FOR SALE-One '51 Henry J.
Extending and family and Mr. and Mrs. WHEN IN NEED OF condition. Clyde W. Colson.Good?,
We Join Dewey Fowler of Starke was LANDSCAPINGFILL Center St. ltp
visiting Mrs. Doshla Prescott PIANO FOR SALE-Good condition

Sunday.Mr. DIRT $100. W. H. Ounter, Waldo. Fla.

Best Wishes S / HOTOUTSIDE?' and Mrs. Clyde Prescott, Gm BROWN or DISKINGW. Phone HQ 1.29U. Ztp 5/10

and Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Callahan FQR RENT One bedroom furnish
WELL ISTHAT L. THIGPEN JLtBox245DAItouR4 ed apartment or will rent for
SuccessfulCentennia1Wk of Tampa were weekend ,
For A sleeping 2IS S, Walnut St.
SO' guests of Mr. Prescott's mother : L" S ZIpS/I/

S S \ aA Mrs. Dosha, Prescott. PHONE tH-9 SALES REPRESENTATIVE .
31 WE'RE /[ Glenda Parker was hostess at Starke, }la.- dustrial Commercial and Dealer
v an Easter Party at her home. -, Accts.. In Bradford. Union and
,j /NSULATEd \ Outdoor games were played a!. I% PAID ON SAVTXOS KEYSTONE Write or Phone High A. M.Comjnjtaln Griffin,
5.11th STATE BANK .- KEYSTONE 9(4 Wren Rd., Jacksonville Fla.
May which refreshments were served HEIGHTS. FLA. .HEM-, P.A 4-Om H1'1I._,_ .
i&wb\ WEWOULDNYKNOW4 \q7 Nancy Green celebrated her 8th BER FDIC. n

Over birthday recently with a birthday ;] i1Uf WANTED 500 new Bottled GasCustomers. FOR shower REJT-Flve, front |'torch.room near school.house,

We'Will Be. party at the. home of her parents Low installation costPrompt ISO per 'month Phone 1J7. tfcl g
Service. Harry C. Elrod
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Green. Furniture Co. tfchg LOST-Green
Parakeet Finder
"} 1I radiator, check the
She received many lovely gifts notify Peggy Shaller at Shep-
To Help You Celebrate 21 INCH -TELEVISION c nlOl.., til herd's.
S .: and everyone had a very nice tires and see If' the battery dowa at Dahm."" tfehv Up

I 4 I I A. 77 1 W a time. needs water etc. etc." CESS POOL and Septic Tank C!"*"-
M F' FOR RENT-Five room furnished Ing. Phone .
E:4JI ; Mr. and Mrs. Alan Land cf Brooker 541( 2tp 5/18
I : ap rtment. Will accept email
.as. e..SUe SS Pensacola, Mr. and Mrs. Edward We're just "naturally" friendly! baby. CZ< N. Church St. Phone FOUND-Female Cocker Spaniel

Clark and baby of Gainesville 175-W.. Apply SIS N, Church St. Taffy and white. .. Owner :may
S ffehqFOR have by paying board and adver
and Mrs. Jimmy Crosby and son tising costs.. Contact City Pollee.

s. E. MCKAY --.. REALTOR ( TARKE of Starke were recent guests of Gil ,BOWl, Polls SALE with-. paper Registered Reasonably Angus Itchg.

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Barry. Priced. J. B. White N. HighwayNo. WANTED TO BUT a Honey extrac
It. S Ztp 4/2 tor. L. J. Greene phone $$-W.


S The, Bradford-Union singing Products S agtf JJ. 15''Tur,'diversified experience FOR RENT-Twn droom famish .
Standard Oil]
Residential Appraisers in all phases of office ed hon,". 125 Plnewood Drive.
Society 45&333 convention will meet an day procedure. Box 55, Jake Geneva Phone 37$.J.: ttchr S/10

I Sunday May ,5, at .,the Bayless I ,Phone' 327 or *phone Granite S-2S79. -
: Z rL0-pGe "
J : 4tp 1110 FOR RENT-t>ur room hou_e sad.
Heights Florida I Highway Baptist, Church for bs h St..-
Keystone : 40fNAT'! .na Cherry known at Joi
church's homecoming celebration. FOR SALE-COOP 24 x 110 ft. to be Truby bouse. Unfurnished.' Gas
S moved Welli Court HI way J91 1 I r nr.. electric wllter beater
Eveiyone is invjied. S ,S miles_ N.,.r..rta. _or Starke.. itp.: ; S/J1 ply .)[r.. Carrie Ward.: Jtp Sill Ap.


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Starke Was A 'Wild rness' With A Few Rude t paper profession in Tallahassee- I Jacksonville, area and now, carrying the double designation of -

I Cedar Key, and other localities, came to Starketo State Highway 200 and U. S. 301, it is the veritable WASH% } DAY
look-around. He liked what'he saw and judgedthe "life line" of traffic through this county and -
Cabins The Dense Pine ForestsWho
i Dotting town ripe for a newspaper of its own. has resulted in a multimillion dollar motel industry

-= -- Accordingly, with very modest means and in Starke.It IN THE 1800'SBy
was the first white man to settle in I
i equipment, Col. Moore and his son, Sterling, was in these years also that State Road 28
Starke? No one living today can truthfully say.
started The Florida in of
Weekly Telegraph July ( State 100) designated Starke
now ) was through Alice } .
of those
Very little is known years prior 1t'Gan"py.Fashion
1879 and the has continuously
paper published providing a short cut for traffic from the west,
1857 and an account of Starke before that date ; since that date, making it the oldest week through Lake City, to the East Coast. Starke is change so rapidly in
would be based on speculation rather than fact. in Florida women's clothes that old styles
ly published continuouslyunder
newspaper now a strategic hub of highways and is also des
There written records at least none often as the latest !
are no appear thing
the masthead. The'name was later
tined to be the
an interchange point on new Flor-
that known to exist and those who could 4.k but. it is a safe assumption that,
are i. :hanged to The Starke Telegraph and finally to ida turnpike which will likely be built within the although the cut and of the
shed some light on the embryonic years have The Bradford County Telegraph, which it.remains next two years. materials used may be many revived, the

long since passed away. today. Then in the 1930's old methods of cleaning them is
early came the fourth disaster -
There is reason to believe, however,.that priorto rk With a newspaper at its service, the town was > to strike the town one that was not con- most certainly gone forever.

1857 this'community was very sparsely settled 13 .. ready to advertise itself to the world, and to take fined to Starke, but which broke, the spirit of Pioneer days here aa in any
a log cabin here and a log cabin there, per- up any and all fights for the betterment of Starke, theentire Nation: the great depression of the frontier area were rough. The
haps, but in the main just a dense forest of virgin such as the numerous courthouse elections when early 1930's. Starke had its ,WPA projects, its hunter and trapper who wore skin

pine. the editors of Starke and Lake 'Butler battled it sewing rooms its Red Cross flour, and\its CCC clothes made, of the animals he
4Old maps indicate, however,,that the vicinityof out in their editorial columns, each advancing the, camps,'just' like the rest of the country. It was they fell probably apart or wore were them no longer until
Starke was a crossroads point, even at that 1 of his home town prospective' county
,cause as a tough going, and the population trend was again warm enough. They were wash-
early date' if the crude, sandy trails used for __ seat. reversed, the census of 1935 showing a declineto pa when he swam a stream or was
travel in those days could be dignified with the Capt. and Mrs. John Charles Richard In the 1880's Starke's growth was again stim- 1,317. caught out in the rain. When
name "roads." Over these trails came an occasional ulated by an.influx of newcomers. Whereas the farmers came into the area built
settler, mainly from Georgia and South first settlers had come,largely from the nearby cabins and settled down with a
Carolina, who would stake out a homestead and fifth territorial Governor of Florida ((1835-40; states'of Georgia and South Carolina, 'these lat ,I,, 'family the women made'a brave
1841-44)). It is interesting to note that Governor 'effort to keep their men in bet-
laboriously clear a small plot for planting cot- est arrivals were mainly'well.todo families from I ter and comfortable
the of Florida's
Call grandfather
ton. Others were attracted here because of the was great" pres- Pennsylvania.' Several of them were families condition, and certainly better
fine pine forests, valued for their- lumber and ent "First Lady, Mrs. LeRoy Collins., wife of the who had ,made money in oil and were lured to i smelling.
incumbent Governor.
naval stores products. Florida by the prospect of investing a part of They spun the cotton and wool
And so, while there were scattered settlers In 1858 the railroad had reached Starke their fortunes in orange groves. raised on the farm and wove it
here prior to 1857, there was no real impetus to midway point on its course from the Atlantic to The new arrivals from Pennsylvania included I into cloth. Some of it was dyed
growth until the proposed route of the famed the Gulf- and this community was the terminus three families who were to figure prominentlyin II with indigo to make it look clean
Fernandina to Cedar Key railroad (connectingthe for about a year before it continued its push to the social and business life of Starke in this I longer, as well as for variety ih
color. They washed their clothesin
Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico by rail Cedar Key. A stage line was established con- period. They were the S. J. Sternburgs, the J. M. 'J'dt a stream or lake. Some of
for the first time)' was announced. When it was necting Starke with Waldo, Gainesville, Ocala, Trubys, and the E. Strongs. All three built fine the sink holes in Alachua County
learned that this important line would cut through and other points south, so that passengers could homes on North Cherry Street (then called Penn- served as local "warfi tubs.

this vicinity, business began to pick up. leave the rail line here and continue their travels sylvania Avenue). These house are still standing The wash was beaten with a
The earliest known date in relation to Starkeis southward. today, and are easily recognized by their archi- : rock or a paddle made of wood.
a land grant recorded in 1854, giving Druryor What was Starke like when the railroad reached tecture which followed the "high off the ground" Soap was made at home by boil-
here in 1858? An unknown writer in the May ing out lye from hardwood ashes
( Drew) Reddish, a young farmer from Wayne style of that period.
County, Georgia, title to 40 acres in what is now 7, 1887 issue of The Telegraph describes it thus; The old firm of Richard & Pace was sold to combining it rendered with fats left from

South Starke. ''Mr. Reddish was the grandfatherof at that time this was a wilderness, a three of the newcomers and became Truby, Stern- cooking the purpose.or Later especially when stores for

the present Drew Reddish of Heilbronn vast and unbroken pine forest, where the deer, burg & Co. Mr. Strong, a reputed millionaire and Dr. J. L. Gaskins, Starke's first mayor. came into the area "lye balla"
Springs, and the great grandfather of incumbent bear, wildcat, and the stealthy panther roamedat the wealthiest of the three, was the "Company" 'could be purchased. They were
Bradford County Sheriff P. D. Reddish.In their own free will. There was' not',a single the silent partner. .. Thanks to lumps of lye covered with rosin
house worthy of the name in what is now the emergency measures started by and wrapped in thin like
Starke had paper
November of 1857 Starke was "officially By 1884 the population of grownto President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Starke and the
born," as it were, when the first post office was corporate limits only a few little' shanties ..occu- six or seven hundred and some hundred or so rest of the Nation slowly emerged from the oranges today. Then are canned sometimes wrapped

established here with George W. Cole as ,post- pied by railroad hands. '. houses dotted the lands ape.-.A "bird's eye view," slough of depression, and by 1940 the populationhere the market as weknow lye it came on
; master. Very little is known, of Mr. 'Cole although The arrival of the railroad'started"the town drawn by an unknown artist that year, shows 15 had increased slightly to 1,480. Many of the older women of today.thecounty
', his name appears frequently i in: local, to growing. The importance of, the line to the or 20 store buildings clustered around the rail-, came remember making their
Then World War II
and the hectic
legal documents due to the fact that in 1859 he young' community is shown in the fact that, road, two or three hotels, two churches (Baptist days I' own soap.
obtained title from the government to the 40 streets and avenues in the old "original town" and Methodist), two schools (the Starke Institute of construction and occupation 'of Camp Blanding'on Water was poured into
a big
acres described as "Original Town of Starke," were laid off in relation to the railroad rather and the Orange College), a railroad station where the from'Starke.east shore of Kingsley Lake, just seven syrup kettle and heated the lye
and comprising the heart of the town's business than in conformance,with section lines or other the rear half of the Coca-Cola plant now stands, a miles Totally unprepared for the added more water then crack-
section from about the courthouse on the westto geographical considerations. They were plattedto couple of saw mills, and a cotton gin or two. The tremendous economic,changes resulting from the lings., It was boiled and testedconsistency
the municipal power plant on the east. It cost run parallel l and at right angles with the scene was setoff prettily by evenly spaced orange establishment of a huge military post on its door- for with the proper as
step, Starke was literally bursting ;at its.seams. syrup. Beef tallow was ad=
him a grand total of $100. tracks. groves that occupied many of the vacant lots, ded and the whole
Mr. Cole at one time lived in 'Fernandina and According to the 1887 writer, thefirst and even entire blocks within the corporate lira, With Federal aid, utilities were hastily exp'andedto to cool until it was hard thing and allowed
was later connected with the land office at St. structure erected in the town of Starke was a its. Truly Starke had arrived as a town. take care of the overflow of population, and cut with a small shovel and then laid

Augustine. It is believed that he was attracted large "double-log" house built by Wm. .Edwards But disaster, in another form, was ready to every vacant room, garage, and attic was pressed up on ,a shelf in the augarhouse.
to this area by the prospect of a,: new Sr. in cooperation with John Brown. It was strike again, and in the winter of 1894.95 Starke into service to accommodate the families of In the earlier days a softer soap
railroad and acquired his 40 acres of land,1which: 1 erected on property at the northwest r corner of suffered its second severe' setback countingthe Blanding personnel. was gourds.used and it was stored in

he soon disposed of, as an investment. Apparent Thompson and :Madison Streets, now the home Civil War and Reconstruction days as the The population doubled and trebled, but muchof Women
ly he remained in Starke for only a_short while site of'Mrs. A. A. Durden. it was transient. It was freely predicted that wanted to, of course always
since his name is not carried in the 1860 census But if the railroad brought new growth and 'first.The winter of 1894-95 brought the famous Starke would become a ghost town when Camp was an occasion look nice.for When there

of the town, and there is no mention of him in prosperity to Starke, the young town's "boom"was "Big'Freeze" to this section. By mid-February Blanding was deactivated at the close of the war. to go to church on'dressing the Sunday up,
early copies of The Telegraph. According to old to be short-lived. In 1861 the country was practically every orange tree in the area had been: But once again Starke and its leaders proved that that the circuit rider was in the
court house records, ,he died "somewhere in Ala-: torn asunder by the bloody War Between the killed to the ground. Gone were the dreams of they could meet and surmount a crisis, just as neighborhood, or if there was a
chua-County," which then included the area of1 States and Starke suffered like all the rest of .the early settlers and the later arrivals from their forefathers had overcome emergencies frolic or log-rolling they natur-
Bradford. the South. Many of the young men left to fight Pennsylvania and other northern states who had brought on by the Civil War, the Big Freeze, the ally wanted their dresses and

Although there may have been a "trading for a cause they considered just, and Capt. Rich- hoped to make their fortunes in citrus.A boll weevil plague, and the great depression. petticoats well starched.

post" in this vicinity before that time, it was not ard organized a militia' (Co. A, 10th Florida Infantry few determined growers replanted? but only -' With the close of the war and the deactiva- on If hand the luxury the of white flour was

until 1859 that the first general store of any importance ) that fought with, distinction during the four years elapsed until another disastrous tion ol; Blanding, local leaders made a determined mixing a dough starch ball was then made by

was established here by Capt. John four years of civil strife.. freeze came, in February of 1899. This finished, effort to attract new industry to take up the and kneading it in water until rinsing all
Charles Richard, who had as a partner, GeorgeE. Starke was visited, by at least one Union the job and convinced growers that the orange slack. A corporation was formed to construct a the starch was washed out. The
Pace. Known as Richard & Pace, the 'store "raiding .party" during the war, and /several industry was better off farther South. Farms and factory building for lease to a North- Carolina water was allowed to settle, the
i did a thriving business here for years. freight cars containing' Confederate supplies, homes were advertised for sale, and many of the manufacturer of work and play clothes. Small clear hater was carefully pouredoff

Capt. Richard was born in Georgia on Jan- were burned at the depot here, but by,and large 'growers who had come here so hopefully a few plastics plants and a furniture factory took hold out and in the then the remainder' put

uary 29, 1827. After his marriage on January the town escaped serious loss damage. during years before, returned to their former homes in and huge ilmenite mining operations were estab- evaporated.rein Corn until the moisture .

30, 1855 to Mary Olmstead Morgan of Middle- the war. the North, or pushed on farther into Central lished east of Starke and northeast of Lawtey. be used by sifting meal out could the fine also -

burg, he and his bride moved to Jacksonville Though many of the early families left during Florida. \ The ,Hercules Powder Company began a woods particles to use as starch but it
where he was engaged in the merchantile busi- this period of war unrest and the trying Recon- It was a severe economic blow to the little operation in this area, utilizing old stumps from was not as white as the wheat

ness in partnership with George E. Pace. struction days that followed, the struggling young town, but one which was quickly overcome. For_ the original stand of pine trees.: Forest products, flour. -

In 1859 Mr. Richard came to Starke, just town survived this serious blow and ,by 1875 had several years a few adventurous growers at always a major factor in Starke's'economy, tookon Wooden tuba came along when
after the new railroad had been completed to grown to a population of 400. The earliest censusin Starke and Lawtey had t been experimenting witha .new importance with the establishment of the farm,had a well and clothes

this point, and opened the first mercantile establishment which Starke is recorded by name .- that of new cash crop, the luscious winter strawberry, paper mills in Florida, requiring millions of cordsof were sable boiled in the same indispen-

of any importance. Mr. Pace soon followed 1860 had shown a population of 138.* and it was found to be well adapted to the climate pulpwood annually. All of these things tendedto for so,syrup'many kettle things. that This was used

and the two continued in partnership for While some old timers had left, an influx of and soil of Bradford County. Needing somethingto balance Starke's new economy which, until the with galvanized tuba is'just method,
some thirty years. new citizens came after the war, including such take up the slack left by the loss of orange 1940's had been almost totally dependent on agriculture the horizon, placed there by the

How did Starke get its name? Here again, well known names as N. J. Jones, Dr. J. L. Gas- groves, more and more farmers turned to this .' coming of electricity td the

there is nothing on record to prove beyond a kins,.Thomas Hemingway, J. J. Sparkman, Joseph promising new money crop. The old standby, Sea The 1950 Federal census credited Starke witha rural areas.

doubt any one of several theories. Until recfent- Alvarez, S. S. Weeks, and W. F. Bowen. Island cotton, still ruled as king of the money population of 3,000, bit since that time much Electric washing machines: at
ly, it had been generally accepted that the town The time had 'obviously arrived for the thriv- producers, of course. more area has been added by an extension of the home may compete with laundriesand

was given the name of Starke in honor of Madison \ ing young village to take on the dignity of an in- In spite of'these temporary setbacks the town corporate limits, and it is estimated that the pres- facturers washeterias, but their manu

Starke Perry, Governor of Florida from 1857to corporated town. Accordingly on May 29, 1876an continued to grow. By 1900 the population was ent population is between 4,500 and 5,000. going back need to the not"good fear old women
1861. Governor Perry was born in South Caro- election was held to decide whether or not to 972, and in 1905 it reached the imposing figureof .Far from becoming a ghost town, Starke has hand clothes washing." daysof
lina in 1814 and his mother was a member of the incorporate, and to elect the first slate of city of- 1,102. Growing pains were' being experiencedand actually enjoyed its, greatest period of growthand

prominent Starke family of that state. ficials. Forty-two persons voted in that historic in the period from 1900 to 1915 the first bond expansion since the close of 'Camp Blanding.Two HELLO! CENTRAL\

However, an old copy of The Telegraph, recently election and the vote was unanimous in favor of issues were floated for such civic improvementsas housing developments, providing modern
unearthed, throws new light on the sub- incorporating. Dr. J. L. Gaskins was elected as lights and water, sewer lines, and schools. homes for more than 100 new families, have re-r .Council., Franchise Grants C. L. Goodrun I A

ject and gives the origin of the town's name a the first mayor. Then once more the economy of the town and Gently been completed. The city has expandedits Telephone To System Operate

romantic rather than a historic significance.Back A, year before its, incorporation Starke had county suffered reversal and 'change. A new utilities plant to take care of the needs of a 4.
in the 80's there was a concerted effort received another boost when an election was held pestilence, the dreaded boll weevil, made its appearance growing population years to.c me. The school At a meeting of the City
on the part of some of its citizens to change and the people of Bradford County, by a narrow in Florida and did to the cotton industry system recently completed a half million dollar Council Monday night D.' L. Temple :
Starke's name to Central City. It was believed margin of 46 votes, decided to move the court- what the Big Freeze had done to the orange building program, and a $350,000 hospital was came before the bcd/ and

that the latter would be more euphonious and house from its original site at Lake Butler to groves. World War I also brought another period opened to the public last year.. The growth of applied telephone for a exchange franchise in to operatea Starke.

would lend Itself to advertising purposes better Starke. The county records were moved that of uncertainty and unrest and the population of, traffic on U. S. Highway 301,has brought) a brand After considerable talk and a
than the shorter, one-syllable name. During the year to Starke and set up in temporary "court. Starke declined from 1,233 in 1915 to 1,023 in new industry to our town, for: Starke is now fam- speech by Coundlp'an: Morgan

controversy that raged for weeks, one writer, in house" headquarters in the old Tom Hemingway 1920. ed as an overnight stop for. tourists, offering th! Council granted the franch.se. -
a letter to The Telegraph, said that'back in the building on the northeast corner of Call and Wal- But you, can't keep a good town down, and them a choice of more than a score of modern : .
days when Cole, Richard, and Pace were the three nut Streets (present location of Canova Pharmacy Starke moved on to experience, as did all of Flori- motor courts' and a fine selection of restaurants. )!r, -Tempi? represents C. L
main property owners here, they got together and ). This was the beginning of 45-year feud da, the fabulous land boom.of the. late 1920's. Starke today is a long way from that original Goodrun of Alien. Ga., who is

agreed to let Cole have the privilege of namingthe between the two towns over which should be the' Population had barely. held its own until 1925, wilderness of "unbroken pine forests" that greeted in the hook telephone, and who business has put on hisO :In

new community. According to this writer, county seat, and during which time the courthouse but in the five years from then until 1930 it increased settlers in 1857. The "blood, and sweat, and a cn Bvmber of exchanges in Northern
he gave it the name of his,sweetheart, although was moved back and forth three times. The from 1,071 to 1,339. tears" of those early arrivals welded a firm foundation -: FJorida{ and Georgia with
it was"not said whether this was her given nameor dispute was not finally resolved until 1921 when It_was during this period of expansion ,that the. upon which these who; came afterward su cess. These gentlemen mean
her family name. It is possible, of course, the Florida Legislature created Union County first hard surfaced highway, connecting Starke, could build the city"as we know it today. Although business and w.U start work at
that she was related to the same prominent South from all that portion of Bradford lying west of and Bradford County with the outside world, was there'may be other Big Freezes, and ore*.
Carolina family as was Governor Perry. New River_ and making Lake Butler the county constructed. Due largely to the efforts 9f EugeneS. plagues, and depressions in the future, there is Mr. Temple informed us that
Starke La7l-
The origin of the name for Call Street, present seat ., Matthews, publisher of' The Telegraph for no reason to doubt that Starke and its leaders will in all probability and ,

main business thoroughfare and at one time In 1879 there was another indication that many years, the famous Jacksonville ,to Tampa take them in their stride, just'as those in the would'tey Lake all be Butler concerned Hampton together,

the one and only street in the town, has never Starke had reached the status of a full-blown "shor route" (then called State Road, 13)) wasdesjgnated past have done, arising' from whatever disaster' and connection would also be
been disputed. It was named in honor'of Governor town. Cot Wm. W. Moor, a man of some culture' through Starke and 'Bradford County. fate may bring, a stronger, more determined, made at Lake City for Savannah.
Richard Keith' Call who was the third and and influence, who had been engaged in the Ziewsi This highway was an instantaneous' boon to the mote progressive town than'ever before.z Aug. 10, 1899
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Photographs, as "'6 know them today were a rareity in the, middle 1800's, when

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The scene above, taken from an old tin type belonging to Mrs. Frank Hemingway,* ,

Is perhaps the earliest view. of Call Street on record. It is the old Thomas Hemingway -

building at the northeast corner of Call and Walnut Streets, (now occupied by ,

Canova's Pharmacy) that served Bradford County a courthouse hen.the county

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merchant, and sawmill operator. The home stood near Temple's MilT in the EAS :, ,.,; 3Cfl ;.

.\iclnity of present State Farmers Market. It was surrounded by orange grove, which .e4 t rrf $1 t..

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4 ; seen in this picture of Call Street block, between presStarke photographers.. Livery stable at right. was

ent locations of Canova's Pharmacy and Stump's Store. operated by Edward; ,Middleton

1 C. U. Hoover, whose Variety Store sign is prominent,
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The southwest corner of Call and Thompson Streets (now occupied by Mitchell's I

Drug Store, as it looked about 1900. Small tin building, where men are standing, OSCAR, IS PROMOTED SUCCESSFUL .FISH miles from this place. While. 145 nice trout and brought a I having enjoyed the trip very I

. was' Billy Edwards' fish market, while larger building just beyond it was Spark- Oscar Alvarez has been pro- A party r ,composed of Messrs. there they caught something over I supply home. They all report much Dec. 7, 1899.

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. West Call"t, Is pictured above in its hey day when it was popular, with "drummers"and < t

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ground several days before melting. The cold weather of that winter finished killing

the little citrus that,was left tqr the "Big Freeze" of 1893. Scene above Is looking to Courthouse Starke, Florida! EWELL LAWSON PHONE 36S
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turn of the century. Aroused by the nefarious deeds taking placein clever signs lined the roads leading to Starke.

17--r iv ; and around Starke's notorious open saloons, they parade down Cyrus Hoover, young son of Frank Hoover, is seen
Call Street carrying banners proclaiming,.-THE SALOON MUST above lending a helping hand in posting one of the

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Strt"t"tsht"n this picture was, taken, long before Call Street was paved. 'Frame

building at left. is the.same as pictured in old tin type on opposite pageIn the

middle of street (a block away) 'may be seen old fountain which stood for many '.;

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gathered from this old scene in front of S. L. Alvarez' Shaving Par- Austin!! an early Starke marshal. Man seated in straight .chair, I

dh. LrL_ -w. r lor, located about where' Smitty's Barber Shop' is today. Seated ,on, leaning against wall is Theo Tison.oneorHARTFO .
Typical of the early family groups is 'this one Standing (I-r) are George R. Lowens, a 'visitor r/11\ '

pictured in. frontof'the old George BaLsden home from New York City; Rosa Lee Baisden; Mrs, Roberta f t

located the northwest J section of Starke. George I Hoehle and her husband, Henry; Zuella .

.and Martha BaIsden (seated center) were among Carter, who was engaged lo marry George BaisdenJr. -

the earliest settlers of Starke, being listed In the ., standing beside her; Addie Baisden; Alice ,, 9

1860 census Seated on Mrs. Baisden's left are Baisden, who later married Noon' Jones; Letie

Judge W. W. Tumblin, a former Bradford County Baisden, now Mrs. Ben Stilley; and W. W. Bals

sheriff and commissioner, and, his wife, Celita. den, deputy sheriff and jailor for 16 years.Congratulations .

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The Hartford Agency was first established in Starke As a pioneer in'our field, we take pleasure in saluting -

YOUR CENTENNIAL in 1891 with Comer L. Peek as agent. In 1895 the the brave men and women who surmounted obstacles
Agency passed into the hands of J. R. Davis & Co.
Looking very much like Starke'sCentennial .. and undreamed
: hardships of today to establish
1 and..remamed In that same name until 1929 when
., ," Keystone Hops is Officer the present Agent, Harold C. Wall, took over the our City of Starke on.a firm foundation and get it

., .. '. y W. H. (Bill) iloflingsworth,, Agency We feel that this unbroken period of 63 years started toward becoming ,one of North Central Flo-

i. who was night policeman back in constitutes an enviable record and one of which we are rida's most substantial small cities. We owe them a t
v the early 1900s. A huge man, justifiably proud. We pledge ourselves to continue debt that can never be repaid, but in this small, way

It should be an occasion of justified pride and rejoicing + he stood -over six feet tall and rendering the same high quality service to the people we can show our gratitude and appreciation for all

weighed 837 pounds. He was once of this area in the future that we have always done that they have done to make things easier for us who
when a town reaches its 100th Birthday Anniversary.We in the past. followed in their path. '
by a berserk Negro ...-

rejoice with you and extend every good wish for a who killed another man, fled to \ ,

the swamps, but was later caught "'
successful Centennial Celebration.Keystone and killed. Congratulations ,
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home of the bride's parents, Jlr. ..?'r...- j\'";;'> ",. ,!.' -.....__. .. "', .... >. "" "" '" ,. .
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and Mrs. R. R. Wynn, near i'r. : "... ., I
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HEIGHTS, FLORIDA at 3:30 o'clock, Rev. Rogers, :.0 __ '.,., ,. : .
of Lake City, officiating. After "'',6' ,"'..-;-" ', -:", ,> .l\. .,, 'I' II
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MEMBER the ceremony the happy couple j;(." ..' .' .
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will] :
came to Starke where they- : ,

reside. : I
The groom is one of Starke'* '
most popular young men and te H j'lt'.C WALL AGENCY

In Order, to better serve our. customers.. ,. we have adopted the following hours:, is liked at by present all who holding know a him.pbsitior He: : l .

'Monday Thru Thursday 9:00 A. D I. To 2:00 P. M. as salesman In the mercantile r. ... )
establishment of Farmer & En
Drive-in Window ,9:00 A. M. To 4:00 P. M. sey. The bride is one of Brad Over 65 Years Of Constant Service

Fridays Entire Bank and Drive-In 9:00 A.. M. To 6:00 P.. M./ ford County's 'fairest young lad .. .-

Closed All Day Saturdays lea, and friends.has a host of admiring STARKE, FLORIDA i PHONE 146
young /
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WHO WAS. HERE. IN. 1860 Healing 'Qualities... of_ Heilbronn Water Told By Many.. I

A little more than 100 years _; .
OLD CENSUS TELLS ago, the valuable horse of a I '" be the most widely used of any completed- cured in about twc The company was incorporatedin
the mineral "
waters in the weeks.
Bradford County farmer, William United 'States." January 1921 by I* A. Davis
Underbill, became afflicted_wth} I I The. other Even 'as recently as the 1940's N. T. Ritch. Quigley, J. E. Futch,
Starke became officially recognized as a town "scratches," a disease affectingthe .. physicians followed testimonials have come to J, T. E. S. Matthews,' L. G. Powell

in 1857. The first Federal census taken after hooves of horses. Seme time iAt water.the same line of the praise for_ the Quigley, the present, owner. of R ,F. Demorest, and W. T.

that date was the Census of 1860 which is pre. later Mr. Underbill noted that Among furnished typical testimonials the property, concerning thewater's Weeks. Davis was president of'
by 'citizens -
4. the troublesome malady disap- healing qualities. the coroporation Ritch
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served on microfilm at the Library of Florida were: I first
Florida Gainesville. peared after he 'had allowed the Stories of the beneficial effectsof vice-president; Quigley, second
History, University of Mr. .7. W.
horse to stand in the water of'a I' Hodge, :Merchantand the water are' still told by vic -president, .and Futch secre-

:Many family names recorded in that earliest large spring, located about five Speculator: '"It gives me residents of the area, several of tary-treasurer. The others were
of 97 still 'familiar miles northwest cf Starke.: great 'pleasure to testify to the whom make regular trips to the directors and stock was sold to
Starke census years ago are merits of Heilbronn Water. I had about 40 .
spring to fill to take home. persons.In
in our Starke of 1957, indicating that descendants In this homely: way did early suffered a number of years with jugs'
settlers first discover the' heal- One woman who lives near the March 1926,
of of ttyose earliest families are still dyspepsia and could not enjoy negotiations
_ ing for which'the ,4_ ,., spring remembers 'cases of were
powers spring, .4' ;, ', "' my food, knowing the sore completed for the trans.
part in the l life of this com terrible
playing an
known Heilbronn 'that have cleared fer of
now as has effect after eating."I eye up'soon property to C. L.
munity. become noted. after they were bathed in the Upton and Associates of West

hand-written of Soon word of the health-giving 'wmmenced using Heilbronn I spring water. Palm Beach. A Telegraph article
According qUalities-of the water had spread Water about three years ago and Drew Reddish who has lived said that the plans of the new
1860 there'were only 138 persons living within over the entire section'and perSons in a short time began to im- near the spring all of his 83 owners included "the landscap.
the boundaries of Starke at that time. using it. to combat skin pro ., and finally my troubles years_ recalls that whenever any ing of the property adjacent to

The enumerator was E. R. Ives and he stat- and organic, diseases were hail- entirely disappeared, and I now of the children in his family the springs the erection of a

ed in a preface that it was a census only of "free ing its wonders. can eat anything my appetite would develop skin rashes' his hotel, sanatorium and cottages

inhabitants." Apparently, slavea were not in Underhill had another occasion I effects.desires'"without. feeling any ill parents would take them to the for. the use of patients staying

cluded. Of the 138 residents listed'in Starke, 137 in those early years to attest to spring to bathe in the water.' at the resort. A bottling plant
:Mr. G. C. Finley and Susan Reddish attributes his good health for handling shipments if water
Thomas Williams the curative powers of the spring __
white. One Negro boy -
were Finley: "When our little son during the years partly to con- will also be provided."
toits Vaters
attributing the *
was listed and it was noted that he made his I j eradication of alvanced stages of ,w,., ".wz-'',: Jack was about 8 years old he stant use of the water,' a jug of Before the, West Palm Beach

home with the family of George E. Pace, an early ringworm in the foot of his son. : had his face poisoned In the which he always has on hand. firm could fulfill these intentions
merchant associated with the firm of -.TS swamps near Sampson Lake. He.
Starke The disease had become'so'bid I An analysis of the water was though, it went broke and the
Richard & Pace. that the lad could not touch his was poisoned so bad that we commented on in the 1900 pam- property reverted to the local

also reveals that than foot to the ground, Underhill A Bradford farmer made the discovery more than a century thought he was going to die. phlet by Dr. James K. Crook, .a people.:
The 1860 more He relieved
census was so that his
said, but after the boy had ago when his fine horse was cured of "scratches" mineral water specialist. He gave
several by wading
half of the early settlers came to Starke from times 'the through waters general health was very good, the. opinion that the spring was I Quigley. gained sole ownership
\ two nearby states Georgia and South Caro. repeated treatmentof from spring.The but he suffered greatly with his nn!'! flf fha th....... Yn .,+ 'hia'hl.. Of the Serins'. And rrmnm.. .
paddling In. the water for ---- v- v*'V M.A" UllfOI* **ifeljr --g --- ----- -- '"
lina. The South Carolinians outnumbered the an hour or more he was cured. face until we. commenced using mineralized springs in the .country -, acreage when the other members
Georgians by 41 to 37. Others came here from company published a pamphlet -I of dyspepsia in its various forms, Heilbronn Water. The skin on of, the corporation dropped out
From the time of
his face was thick and andcovered
Connecticut about the spring whicn chronic gastritis gastric ulcer puffy In those the after the Florida boom had run
Virginia, North Carolina, New York, until about 1900 the with little black scabs early days springwas
contained many testimonials of uric acid its course. Water was 'still sold
diethesis kidney and enclosed wooden
by a wall
Nova. Scotia, Ireland, .England and Germany. spring was known and used only local doctors as well as citizens bladder troubles, has been and it would itch and pain himso and "a spring-house and from the spring for several
listed natives of Florida by local people. "They came from very bad that he would bottling?
A very few were as being concerning the healing properties. gratifying" Dr. Scott wrote. often lie works is the extent of the improvements years after this under contract
and among these was :Mr. Pace, the merchant.Of far and near an early book Amon the awake and cry at night. Some- arrangements with -a private in-
physicians at
said, "drank bathed and pro- "I consider' its use'as ,an ad- springs there
were times he would suffer with dividual and water
the 45 different family names found in I healed." claiming Its benefits' were A. L. junct in the treatment of feversas severe pains in the head. We being no pretense toward offer- with theHeilbrc.lU1
is still
Scott, Jno: C. Wills, Ned almost indispensable." ing to the pubilc a sanitarium name goingoutfrom
one-third of them still C.
the 1860 census, about are In 1901 the property was pur- tried many other remedies, but a well across the: highway
frequently heard in this area. Among these are: chased by W. E. Davis, the Heilbronn Berry. Freeman, Nelson W. Francis AlbertH. Dr. Wills wrote: "In skin diseases nothin did him any good until said.or resort This,wooden an early structure description.: from the spring though.not from
and E. L. Stewart. was
McRae, Bajsden, Crosby, Johns, Andreu, Hol- :Mineral Water Co. formed About 20 lite/ after Davis so common to this cli- ,' we put him on Heilbronn Water. replaced by a stone enclosure the spring itself.
and plans made to put the water years mate, there is no agent we can We gave him the water ta drink
lingsworth, Wynn, Triest, Lee, Gatlin, :Mansell, had sold the property, the names in 1921. Mr. Quigley, predicted recentlythat
'on the market. use which will come so neara and bathed his face in it for
Norman, Dowling, Martin, White and Long. of Dr. W. E. Middleton and specific as Heilbronn Water.In I About 1916 Mr. Davis sold the in the next few years Heil-
According to Mr. Davis' SO'll.E. two or three weeks and he was to
several other citizens property a of Starke
were addedto group bronn Spirngs will become one of
Here are the residents (not including chil- :M. Davis, it was at this time the list chronic bladder and kidney completely cured." men who later formed
testifying to its bene- a corporation Bradford County's greatest at-
diseases there will be the most
dren) listed in the 1860 census: that the name, Heilbronn whichin I Mr. William Reddish farmer: and sold 'stock in the enter- tractions. Interest from several
beneficiaT effects from its use
German means healing water, fits."It's
Howell Baisden (merchant) and wife, Eliza- was adopted for the spring. Pre- mild but .almost certain as a drinking water. "My baby had very bad sores most prise. During those years and sources has been shown in obtaining -

beth; John Hodges (railroad agent) and wife, viously it had been called Truby cure_ for a large class of skin "The virtues of Heilbronn on its legs from the knees down of water of the continued Twenties with the sale the, spring for the devel-

_ :Mary: ; Lucy G. Thompson; George E. Pace (merchant Springs, after J. M. Truby, who diseases is well established, and Water are just beginning to be and we bathed the sore partsin going to the larger cities shipments which opment are of its Heilbronn natural properties Springs'

) and wife, Margarett; Myer Triest (mer- had owned it before Davis. my, treatment with these waters understood, and ere long it will Heilbronn Water and she was-!n Florida and into Georgia. claim to fame.

chant) widower with seven children; Jas. C. SQUIRT TOBACCO JUICE TIlE GRAND MARCH Johns, DeWitt Jones- ; Minnie Ed- Bennett, Bert Wall; Ruby Brownlee -

Brown (merchant) ; Edward M. Lee (farmer) and A. V. Long; :Mrs. Knight, J. hors The animal soon became Tyson was thrown from the bug
Carl Floreus Allie Floreus ;
wife, Mary; Minton E. Bloodworth (lawyer) and Our merchants' are complaining One ')f the most. delightful dy, ; ; E. Futch.- Advocate, Apr. '13, unmanageable and ran through gy, receiving injuries that may I
Earl Johns Maude Weeks, Cos-
wife, Esther; Wm. W. Gordon (physician) and of the fact that some, we can dances ever given in this city mo Alvarez;; Leila Alvarez, Rob 1899. the woods at a rapid rate. :Mrs. prove fatal.Sept.. 28, 1899.
and humans, have a bad was given by :Miss Catherine
wife, Elizabeth; Wm. Hazel (hotel keeper) say Weeks; Etta Butch Clyde Al
wife, Emeline; Solomon F. Holiday, Missionary I habit of spitting tobacco joice McFaddeu in honor of her dan- varez? Ollie Weeks Arthur Ritch; A SAD ACCIDENTMrs. &r- -

Baptist preacher; Daniel :McRae (carpenter). on the show windows at night. the cing class Thursday evening in I Katie Ritch, Jce Young; Eva William Tyson, proprie-
Over 50
Armory. couples
'Should the marshal succeed in Miller Carl Knight; Cassie Al- tress of the State House at this
Stephen Smith (wheelwright) ; Thomas B. I catching up with these rascals were present and danced'until 12 varez, Will Hutson; Eva Truby, place, happened to a very serious
Tompkins (railroad supervisor) ; Thadeus Foster they should be given an opportu- Gardner Anthony; Blanche Wain accident Tuesday. She had ,Iv _
(clerk) ; Thomas Dillon (merchant) ; Jacob Dow- nity to squirt their tobacco juice The grand march commencedat Wright, R. Fernandez; Ruby driven out to ,her place west of .,. _
ling (occupation not given) ; Jas. T. Brough (car- through the bars at the county 8:30 and was participated in Powell George Moore; Alta the city, and as she was prepar- ," .-
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penter) and wife, Mary; John Perry (or Terry) I jail for at least 6 months.-I by the following couples: Alice Morningstar, Vasco Alvarez; ing to start .home she raised her What '
Advocate. 1899. Weeks Joe Truby; Miriam :Murla Weeks Will Wall; Georgia,. umbrella which frightened theWUDg
farmer, and wife, Mary; Jane Andreu (widow), I ... I
occupation "farming"; Wm. Hollingsworth (phy- I P's4

sician) and wife, Nancy; John Dupree (black- A '- : _

smith) and wife, Sarah; John R. Pac (farmer)

and wife, :Mary; Wm. M. Cox (wheelwright and

wife, Mary; Elbert Edge (wheelwright) ; James nrq,. MoteT rier {t

Pickles (engineer) and wife, Regina; James De- ChangeIn

vine (spelling doubtful) lawyer; Franklin Dees \q' ;,...

(bricklayer). i: 0

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doubtful farmer -
Jonathan Beech (spelling ) ,

and wife, Nancy; Geo.-'V. Martin (farmer) and '

wife, Rebecca; George Kersey (occupation not i MOThERS '

given) and wife, Rebecca; Benjamin Gatlin I' V : PORTABLEAPPLIANCES transportation -

(teamster) and wife, Caroline; Madison Woodward \ MHHUHUMI IM IW.WI* fjMMUtM tVMttM

S (lawyer) and wife, Mary: ; Henry Drad- I MAYW

ham (spelling doubtful) carpenter, and wife, i\L 3c : '
Caroline; Jane Snowden; Robert F. White' (car- I ; ;

penter) widower with seven children; M. Man- ,1_ Jtesignedjortoday's informallivingJTheseJb
"farming" John S..Speir (farmer I ,
sell, occupation ; .. 1 ;; 1933 Model As Advertised

) and wife, Cecelia; John Gatlin (farmer and)wife and \ : "I'- < Ut f lyet practical! work savers doso much to S In The Telegraph
wife, Sarah; Leaston A. Winn (farmer) "

Martha; John H. Burgheim (merchant) and wife, V 1 i make mother's cooking, mixing, and ironing easier. I 4

Johanna; Adolph Washter (spelling doubtful), 2,1 ...;provide more time, together for the family.i .\. / -

clerk; Abraham Crosby (teacher) and wife, ,. S <+ And in keeping with today's informal living, mother can 1 : '' !r: ;, : ; ,

Sarah Jane. .' now prepare entire meals in the living room, dining room/ I : :/ : ,,,:+Sv,4: "

Little is known about most of these earliest i v CT" (-z: ;" play! room or on the terrace. For your Mothers sDay_ Gift, t : ,(
Starkites but if a history of them could be compiled r' '
l ,, see your nearest General Electric dealerS L ; ? S
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it would make interestingreading.Jane i :
S I-IIrYL'; \i_.get the appliances must,women want most'r ?' : LU 1957
Andreu was the widow of Francis N. w- : /

Andreu, who was given a land grant in 1854 from r., ""I I : -,) / Chevrolet

the U. S. Government to the 40 acres in west I I .

Starke which now includes the property of W. t\ _

T. Jackson, B. F. Hall. Adolph Gay, and others. ''It r )Y ,

Andreu was originally from Spain and for.a while ... ,
operated: boat between St. Augustine and : '
Charleston, S. C. It was there that he met and qdT .I tL,4.IIT 1.. L "a'

married Jane Aiken. t' ( t iAUTOMATICCOFFKMAKER ,..

Andreu was given the land grant for his /,' \ {j. -- f. 0

service in the'Indian War and the original docu- ) I ,

ment, inscribed on goat skin, is still in the pos- TOAST.ROYENv '
0 ; ] IRON ( We Starke must be oft
session of Floyd Green, a descendant. Other a' ) v are proud as -

,'direct descendants of the Andreus are R. 'A. Coffee time.lust setiU,4j- [Has."Diaf The Fabric; temperature f new-So Different! Automatic
I '(Lex) Green, the former Congressman, State forget tGood it. Makes 2 to 9 cups.,., 1 [control.! Presses without sprinkling.' ,toasterwith handy toasting oven below! the fine Chevrolet Automobiles which play such

Senator Charley Johns, and Centennial Chair- I % ..Switches from steam to dry_insta1t1y.j 1 W Has, 'ven toasting chart-.I., signal light. Ian

man Guy Andrews. I'_ --_....- '--Ik',1 1T -"- important role in our every day life. They -
Another of the 1860 census group, Abraham "
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Crosby, was listed as a 'teacher., He was later 'I ** ;;\ ". -.: have come a long' way from the "Horse andBuggy"
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elected State Senator and served in the 1881 t' lyjj\; .. W ,.. -- --= So: \
'session of the legislature. He was also a partS I ; -""
J .. '. days_- and promise to be even greater
time preacher and at one time lived on a farm f

near Brooker. His only direct descendant in this : i .
t in the years ahead .
area now is a grandson, Abe Crosby, who livesin : '

Jacksonville. However, Abraham was a broth. 0:. .. \ .1 *

er of Richard Crosby,and Richard was the fatherof t'\ 1.-:: --- tn : : \

Phil Crosby, who does 'have alarge number of t I \ '
4 =-- While we are comparatively'young in years
descendants in Bradford County.Dr. I 11 AUTOMATIC GlitZ. __ '1.POIwt.._KUXU # -. ,

Hollingsworth was the great grandfather 'i{ n!-.. \ hi r-< thhierbaconThnd t "i\ Handiest mixer ever-powrrfuTenaJ in Starke, we have felt keenly our responsibility

of F. C. Hollingsworth and Mrs. Frank Mls water as fast as the bride can use! 1/ I Grills !;.J for most any mixing lob.Comes toyey

Hemmingway, both of Starke. Leaston Winnor Il ViL 2 cups in 1% minutes.Strikiwc! wp *: I |eggs. Simply reverse grids for,golden'' J I !LL.-L------white or turquoise.' .' I to contribute to our city and 'county's growth
( Wynn) was the great grandfather of L. A., wafflei Temperature! controL! -- ;
stainless : t
L. J., Gus, Carl and Jack Wynn and Mrs. J. T. sVl, per on ( : ?Ii=) .
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.. : ... and pledge our continued co-operation towardsits
Howell Baisden great uncle of S :a. -- -- --. .
Quigley. was a "'" -
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Misses Addie and Rosa Baisden, Mrs. Lettie r/: .
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and Mrs. Alice Jones all of Starke. -... -'' .' Progress and Advancement. &
Stilley, IJ
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Many other relationships could be traced between '{ (bJjEYj I '11g q,rA- l '

these first settlers and present day resi- 0

dents of Starke; but cannot be.developed in our bK G J NERALSftEiRT

limited space.It "'
is interesting to note that, according to _, -,,- 0: -/ ..; 'IIA /; TAII DEPAI RATLIFF CHEVROLET CO.
there in the infant ... --
occupations in 1860, were .1' AutOMATIC sicl irr enc Hou w jjdodjoRoce1yer DlvJlV
town: ten farmers, six merchants, four carpen- -- ....... 1e .... ... --COnIIOCtICUt1 ::
: easier. Dial correct temp: 6.'J..1: -lrMeport,, 210 W. CALL PHONE 111
ters'three lawyers, three wheelwrights, two phy- .. ]Makes cooking b.--," ..
sicians, and one each teacher, preacher, blacksmith [,no burning!Aluminum or birquo Lse. STARKE,FLORIDA 'J !

and hotel keeper. -0 'lAJuminum cover..jaQPi wpgertonej *
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;: -:<--'f-1 Dear to the hearts of many people still.
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The' .i. ; : -:\r i : '< living is the old Starke,Institute (first public
i THE EARLIEST CHURCHES "' y .. ; '\ !It ; rj;:::'.> school) that stood on the northwest cprner TOWN

-. \ ,. .:,' ". :>,,, (;<' -,{&". 1=s-t" --< of Walnut and >Jefferson Streets, present INCORPORATED 1876
_\y' : ; f" > site of the Starke Woman Club. Trustees
'' :y,' .:' of the Institute were: Capt. J. C.
Starke was just six years old when a group First .' Richard
of 'its citizens, realizing the need for organized I ti._ : -4 : "i L.Comer C. Hull L. Peek, J. Ellery., its first'Davis principal, John Hull- and Ancient, yellowed documents, found several .

religious effort, banded together to form a Meth- Ii ': -. J .i f One of the best known educators at the years ago in the Bradford County courthouse,
odist Church.' Before that significant step was I'} ', Institute was Prof. G. C. Looney (inset), prove conclusively that Starke was not incor-
taken in 1863, services had doubtless been held PublicSchool F who guided its destinies in the mi -80's. porated until 1876.

in private ''homes, but as far as is known there j ;,... 1 .L .. r i In 1891 a group of business men formed Previous histories of the town have given the
i A-' a company, with Dr. J. L. date of incorporation 1870.
was no definite organization. 't :"' Gaskins as presi as Actually, this
1 dent, and bought the.Institute, its fateful step did not
until six
The first Methodist church building was a I F" .,;:," : name to Bradford come years later.
County School.
High The
''tiny, one-room log structure on Church Street, -{. old building continued in use until 1914 The recently discovered documents handwritten

about where the First Methodist parsonage when'a brick building was constructed at in faded ink were contained in a well-
stands today. The rough pews ,were divided forth I' 1 ,the site on Temple Avenue, still in use today. worn filing envelope bearing the inscription:

men to sit on"one side of the room and the ,. ... %,:, "Papers in the matter of the Incorporation of
the other the custom'of that 'II\>. .. z .. Starke."
women on as was I i -f' '. 0" :I-.' ,/1{ P.
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time.The j .-'.: '1 '": '. the envelope was a hand-written notice
sife this first church house of
for was : ; '. election, on old-style ruled legal
: : cap paper,
given by John C. Richard and his wife ''''.' signed by
Capt. '. .: '- ". Benj. E. Tucker, Clerk of the Circuit
:Mary Morgan Richard. Following their marriagein :, :i Court. This document read:
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Middleburg in 1855, they had moved to Jack- f f.! "; '" .; "Notice is hereby given that on Monday the
sonville and lived there until 1859 when they :
i 29th day of May A.D,1876
all qualified
3 r3 registered
moved to Starke. ; t : .w 1 < r ,
voters within
I limits hereinafter describ
Services were held somewhat irregularly in ed are requested to .
meet at the office
of the
this building until 1886, when a frame church tt t Clerk of the Circuit Court in the Town of Starke,

building was consttucted on Palmetto Street in f Florida to decide by vote whether not
t "' it i iw we
the north section of town, not far from the pres- Zmya RI corporate said Town and elect officers for the ''

ent S. A. L. depot. The land and lumber for this Government of the same.
building were donated by Simon J. Temple, who .
was operating a large sawmill north of town at All "The proposed limits are are follows, to wit:

that time, and was anxious for his family and that portion of Section 28 Township 6,

his employees to have the convenience of a near- .. .' ..., ....... Range 22 lying North and West of Alligator
by church.In .;.:. Creek, and the NE 1-4 and SE 1-4 of NE 1-4

.1 Section 29, Township 6, Range 22 also
1898 the Methodists purchased the pres- ; one acre
in the NE corner"of SE
ent location at the corner of Walnut and Jefferson 1-4 Section 29, Township
6 ?? "
Range, ...,.
Streets and several years later the buildingwas -

moved to the new site. Col. C. L. Peek and The notice was dated April 26, 1876 and was

his son, Carlyle, made the first stone blocks ever issued "by request of many voters."

manufactured in Sfarke to veneer the frame :r The proposed limits were surprisingly large,
structure. This same building served the church .L considering the smallness of the town in 1876,

(with addition of Sunday School rooms) until and the fact that such a large area was taken in .
1951, when the handsome new brick sanctuarywas to begin with indicates that the early leaders had I

completed.The foresight and expected the town to grow.

next oldest congregation on record in i Roughly, ,the area first incorporated was

Starke is that of the First Baptist Church which L bounded on the south and southeast by Alligator

was organized in, 1877. Services were held at Creek, on the east by the "Old Lawtey Ro d"

first in the public school building, located where J at Powell's commissary; on the north by section

the Woman's Club now stands. In 1879, Mr. and line between Hartmann's and Temple Motor

Mrs. James D. Jones deeded the church the prop- BELL -YOUR BIKE OLD CITY DIRECTORY Court; on the west it extended beyond the present

erty on West Jefferson Street, which has servedat WOMEN, IN POLITICS L. A. Davis and Edward Burns homes. Quite
At a meeting of the City Council IS DISCOVERED a, large
its location ever since. A church structurewas area for a little town of less than 500
last week two important 'ordinances By Alice W. McGarvey population! *
co pleted in 1884 and Rev. Henry Halbird : I, woman to hold an elected court- The
were their Advocate
became the resident The original build- put on' sec-. man came Included with the
pastor. incorporation
ond readings. One called the Dog I When women were given the house office. Mrs. Crosby is now across quite a. curiosity Sunday I documents
ing was completely remodelled and enlarged in Ordinance and one pertaing to, privilege of voting, many women beginning her second term, hav- in the way of an old business was the original tally sheet showing that 42 bal
1911-12, and served the congregation until a bicycles. The bicycle ordinanceis of Bradford County regis- ing served since 1952.: directory of Starke published in lots were cast in the 1876 election and all 42 were

handsome brick sanctuary was completed in 1950. to the effect that tered. There is no record of the Although Mrs. Crosby was 1877. Of the 23 firms nfcn- in favor of incorporation! At that time there

An additional three-story Sunday School build- those owning bicycles shall number who voted and registration born in Oswego County; N. Y. tioned, not one of then are in were' only 49 qualified electors in the city, so on
ing was just completed last year. equip same with a light and Ml, books of some precinctshave she has lived here since she wasa business here now; that ,is, in ly seven failed to turn up at the polls and regist-
The third congregation to be organized in and that a rider approaching r been lost or destroyed. The small child. Her husband is the way they are arranged in er a choice on this important issue. Women, of
Starke was that of the Christian Church, estab- person on the street shall give registration book of the Hampton Ardell Crosby, descendant of a the directory. course, could not vote until many years later.
lished in 1881 Prof. G. P. and his warning when he is no nearer district shows that 42 women pioneer Bradford County family. A slate of city officials
by Young
than 60 feet from said registered and paid poll tax In "Election time is hectic but I A list of the business men is was elected at the
brother, who also operated one of the earliest Advocate, June 15, 1899.person. Oct. of 1920. Their ages range still enjoy it," :Mrs. Crosby said, as follows: W. H. Adams, Wheel same time, and the first mayor, chosen by a landslide -
private schools, the Orange. College. Services from 22 to 75, but relatively few "in fact, I thoroughly enjoy my wright; Alvarez & 'Ga skins, vote, was 'Dr. J. L. Gaskins. The tally in

were held in the school building until a sanctuary BOUNTY IS PAID of them were in the 20 age group. whole job." General Merchandise; G. W. this one-sided race was:,J. Gaskins, 38;. W. F.
Jras built in 1884. This old frame building con WILDCATS About six of them were Negroes. Another first is Mrs. Ethel Baisden, Wines & Liquors; Geo. Bowen, 1; J. C. Richard, 1.

Unued in use until a modern structure was com- New River registered 45 during -I Reddish, who is present city Barker, Watchmaker; J. L. Gas- The selection of a City Clerk was likewise
pleted in 1953. that predatory animals the same period, Graham 15, clerk of Lawtey. Bryant Reddish, kins, Druggist:. W. R. Glesson near-unanimous with Simon S. Weeks receiving
were at one time a problem in i and the North Starke her husband, is the General Merchandise; C. E. Harrison 34 votes
The .First Presbyterian Church was organ- precinct serving on to one each for J. M. Johns and G. (Gib)
Bradford County is found in i the had 172. Occupations given bye Lawtey city council, but Mrs. Attorney-at4. G. Hollingsworth.
ized Dec. 15, 1884 with 23 charter members. It .
Hemmingway, Wines &
minutes of the meeting of th the women were teacher, farmer, Reddish preceded him In politics, Liquors; But when
branch of the northern church and came to
was a grew John Hilton, Sawyer, Temple's choosing the first Town
housekeeper, homemaker, help- having first been elected in 1954.
County Commissioners
out of the influx of northern families to Starkein on Nov I Mill; Mrs. Hoyt, General Merchandise Marshall, voting was pretty equally divided with
7, 1887. mate or housewife. She has family history in politics -
the early 1880's. The organization''meeting'! Listed as expenses of the coun-. Bradford County's first ,woman I as her grandfather, Charlie, ; J. M. :Jones, Orange 20 for W. A. Bessent and 18 for G. Hollingsworth.
was held in the Methodist Church and within two ty for the previous month were to hold elected political office L. Barber, who lived at Mac Grower; J. N. Jones, General The five Aldermen elected, comprising the

years the group had built its own sanctuary on bounties on wildcats as follows:I was Mrs. Jessie R. Chastain, as clenny,, served his district bothas Merchandise; Robt. Keith, Justice first (City Council, and the number of votes received -

North Cherry Street property donated by Mr. J. N. Johnson, killing three county commisioner from district representative and as senator. of the Peace; Moore, Editor by each were: Joseph Alvarez 39, A. H.

and Mrs. J., M. Truby. The same location and wildcats, $9; C. W. Douglas, $3;; four. At the death of her husband -I The most recent womanBradford of Telegraph; C. L. Peek- Principal Johns 38, Thos. Hemmingway 37, J. C. R.chard
same building are still in use today.It N. G. Yarbrough, $3; Joseph Thomas C. Chastain in County to enter politicsis School 36, and G. W. McKinney 34.
is not known just when the first Episcopal Willis, $3.WE'RE. 1949, Mrs. Chastain was appointed Mrs. Ruby Johns, who won ; Richard & Pace, General Others receiving votes for Alderman

group was formed here, but it is likely that some to fill his unexpired term. election to the Starke City Merchandise; W; H. Rivers, General J. M. Johns 5, S. S. Weeks 2, W. F. Bowen 1 were and:
She has since been twice electedto
Council in 1955. This is the first Merchandise; J. J. Spar
few of the denomination got together for servicesin IN THE DARK the office and is the kLondon Albert (a colored man) 1.
same time that has servedon
a woman man, Contractor
; E. J. Taylor,
private homes at least 75 Managers of the election S.
years ago. incumbent. Mrs. Chastain says: the Starke Council. were S. Weeks,
The building now being used by St. Mark's While the City Council are so "I believe women have a placein During 1951 the State Legis- Fruits and Confectioneries; Simon W. T. Dryden, and H. C. Bowen. John Q. Adams

i Episcopal t Church was originally erected at Fairbanks particular about the bicycles- politics." lature passed a law making Temple, General Merchandise was clerk.

in Alachua'County, where the parishioners ,, a carrying few of lights these, necessities they should on place the Mrs. Hazel Crosby was an- women eligible for jury duty if ; W. W. Tumblin, Sheriff: The 42 persons voting in the election, as

were predominantly Northerners. After the big streets. Our main street is so other woman appointed to com they signify their willingness to Louis Witkovski, General Merchandise. I shown by the official poll list, were: A. H. Johns,

freezes of the late 1890's many of these people dark at night that a man has to plete the unexpired term when serve. Jury duty is mandatoryfor ... W. F. Bowen, T. Hemmingway, K. L. Adams, F.
left that section and the church was unused. It feel his way along the sidewalkby her husband, Hugh Butler Cros- men but women may serve The D. Hollingsworth, J. M. Johns, Fredric Willis
election, directory that Starkeis ,
died.At the next says
was finally given to the Starke congregation and keeping his hand on the buildings by on all cases except those involving Sandy Sanders, Andrew Albert Sr., Jack 'ViI-
she ran unopposed for the same ] eminent situated halfway between
moved here in 1900. The site was given to the .- Aug. 24, 1899.LLLY office, a school board member, domain.At Fernandina / Hams, G W. Adams, J. Q. Adams, Alex Sanders,
church by Capt. Richard, who also provided the and served in 1953-54. She is present Bradford Countyhas Cedar Key, and James Murrhea, Robert Albert, Britton Mimms
IS NERVY had only nine women whc on the line of the W., I. A..G. & S. B. Williams ,
first Methodist location. now Mrs. R.. R. Carlton of H. W. Adams, J. C. McRae, M.
I have signed for. jury duty. Threeof T. railroad, and is in the centerof Hutchison
Today Starke is served by many other Mr Mally Jones displayed Brooker. them have taken their names H. C. Bowen, S. S. Weeks, W. T. Dry-
churches, but it is possible in this limited space considerable nerve Tuesday in Our present supervisor of registration off leaving only six. Mrs. Mar- a fine orange growing sec den, J. J. Bowen, G. Hollingsworth. A. Besot -
to review the history of only the four oldest. St. allowing Wild Jim to shoot the, Mrs. Marian L. Crosby guerite Hall has served on both tion and promises to be a gte I sent, Joseph Gaskins, Andrew Albert Jr., N. J.
Edward's Catholic Church was established here ashes from the end of a cigarin was the"first woman in the the petit and Grand jury. 'Mrs productive center. It gives the i Jones, Dr. J. L. Gaskins, G. W. McKinney, Joseph -*

during Camp Blanding days, and the newest his mouth.- Advocate, Apr. county to be elected on a county- Marion Howe and Mrs. ElizabethAndrews population as four hundred. i Alvarez, Dr. J. :M. Jones, Dan'l. McRae, J.

congregation is that of the Madison Street Bap- 13, 1899. wide ticket. She is also the first were the first to serve. Advocate, June 1, 1899. J. Sparkman, J. M. Blitch, W. J. TheBaut, Ervin

tist Church, organized in March of this year. Johns, John Parker, Jasper N. Strickland, M. W.

I BE READY TO RIDE IN STYLE Brown, and Kit Williams.
WEEK Another list contained in the old envelope

TIlE RIGirr POINT for the YOU'LL LOVE the new Ester I listed the entire 49 who were qualified to vote in

way you write. Come in and select brook prase-size fountain pens fa the election. Those listed as qualified, but who
your favorite ESTERBROOK pastel shades. Only $3.09 at Bradford did not get to the polls that day were: F. W.

Fountain Pen. TELEGRAPH County Telegraph.ALVAREZ' Simmons, R. Turner, J. G. Alvarez, J. T. Dilla-
, berry,' Moses Mack, Eli Strickland, and J. |C.
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} ,PORK. -MAKER HOG FEED "ride in s tY le"' in the Big Parade and other events of -Centennial Week. .STARKE

You will find that a full-sized 'ftan six-passenger sedan actuallycosts "-

Baby Chicks and, Poultry Equipment less than 30 models of the "low priced three." Come in now fora ,

Rat, Mouse and Roach Killer turn coming at the!wheel- and a look at the price tag. You've got a big surprise 'f', "Greetings "

Magic Bloom Gro-Tone For Flowers And Best Wishes '
Congratulations To Starke On Its "
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shown the unique method used by G. C. Livingston (standing at right with ann
extended.) The old Starke House (same site as present Starke Hotel) was famous for

its good food. When above photo was taken It was under the management of

r Sally Halslop (now Mrs. Sally Tison), third from left. Note early: street lamp .in

Bicycling (or wheeling as it was often called) was a major / foreground.

sport around 1900, and no spot was more popular for this out- ...

door exercise than Alligator Creek bridge. The three handsome 1R
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After taking part in the Spanish-American War, Starke's Guard Company

reorganized and its staff officers are pictured above while on "summer maneuvers" ,

a few miles west of town' on the Lake Butler road. Left to right: Sgt. Herbert i

Ross Cpl. Noah Jones, QM Sgt. Lacy Edwards, Capt. Eugene S. Matthews, 1st Lt.

J. R. pavis, Cpl. Jack Moore, Sgt. Isiah Wynn and 1st Sgt Tat PowelL .

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Ur/1C '. Webb's directory of Florida,. published in 1885 describes (seated foregroud) who was soon to become the bride of Dixie

Starke as ". noted for its healthfulness, excellent educational Mozo. Centering attention on the bride elect were (1-r) Carrie
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t w/ ." ;, facilities good society, and its handsome girls." This Solomon, Kate Liddon, Ollie Weeks, Sue Liddon, Eva Miller

'- description still held good in 1903 when the above picturewas (now Mrs R. S. Fernandez), Leila Alvarez, Lillie Matthews,
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Gaudy real estate promotion took place at the corner of

(pan and Walnut In the days before streets were paved and ..:

traffic became a problem. J.:'W. White's Store stood on the

corner where McG riffs is now. Band and top-hatted auctioneer I GREETINGS

were probably imported for the occasion. PiltIMIlfjlCentral

Starke show that an immense --,.. .,...... ,
STARKE, THE STRAWBERRYCITY of strawberries than
production .
amount of money has been dis

OF FLORIDA other portions of the state, thereis tributed this season to men,

That the soil of the eastern now no question of a.doubt.. women and children who workin Florida's Bible Conference
that interest. The number of -
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Accounts of the strawberry ,
portion of Bradford County is Commission men, (we used to ,. "--, .< -'.
more especially adapted to the growers kept by the banks or term: them, but now actual i ,. '. :f i'
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interest our berries attract l4tic'.f .. ;
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that Starke is the only placein is r? .rr N .:' :.. 'o ,' -

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at because they can't produce j1m : ," '.'. '
berries elsewhere in sufficient S :; FLORIDA

(n Wishing quantities to pay us to stop over. :t' .- :t

They all agreed that the vicinityof <, :

Starke was their only certain. : .. .
for their supply of early y n .
HAPPY BIRTHDAYSTARKE berries and that much larger .
could be used than can ;, "
be had here. '
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conceded, our growers should "r '
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the great strawberry center, as '.,:, .' .OF STARKE AND BRADFORD COUNTY 1'*5"S:;:'
Starke is already known as The : ; *if-/-'*
Strawberry City of Florida. Let t ; ON YOUR CENTENNIAL '
buckle'on :!-v, .
\. our capitalists their ,
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4' their' interests ;
: armor see own .... i0"' Y- ;
and assist the laboring man in ,* *
fostering an industry that "bene .;" .: >, '," ,' ; f

fits us all alike, and has proven, And VisitorsAs ,, i:< f; :.
citizens have been toy
You and good
your very for the past ten years here to be ,.; -
the most certain and best paying
through the and ice appreciate this be .,' :k.. "
us years, crops that can produced. ,
S. F. Gardiner (Advocate, Apr. Mayor' of Starke 'in this Glad Centen- ; ..",",.'" '

consideration more than ice can say. In our 27, 1899). '
nial year, I take this opportunity to extend

new and larger Pure Oil Station ice feel that COUNCIL IS IMPRESSED ,
BY FIRE FIGHTER heartiest congratulations to my fellow citi- r

we are better able to serve you than, ever Representatives .of a chemicalfire zens, and a most cordial welcome to 'all the ,
exhibition \- .t "
engine an -
before and hope to continue being favored with with a small engine here :Monday: visitors. in our midst. Please feel- free tq, Although. our community ,and conference grounds are young in age .

night for the purpose of showing '
hew quickly it would extinguisha make Starke your home away from home I compared to Starke, we have made great strides since the establish,
your patronage as in the past. fire. .
during Centennial Week, and if there is anyway .
A wall of pine boards was con- I ment of Park-of-the-Palms in 1929 and take pride in the fact that

structed in the street near the that I or. the City of Starke can be of

bar of C. M. Sparkman &: Co., r of the best known religious
.. during this period we have brought some
and this was saturated with ker- service to you, please feel free to call on us. .

osene oil, after which it was set
on fire. When the wall was leaders in the country to this area. We appreciate the responsive co-

thoroughly enveloped in flamesthe ..
HOUSTON'S PURE OIL chemical engine was broughtcut operation we have had from the public in presenting these programs,
and the hose turned on the t
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fire which was extinguished -
less time than two minutes.. and hope to continue our pleasant association with you in the years,-
Members of the Council' were 't;' '.
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thinking of purchasing one :
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The handsome horseless carriage, that was eventually to make the horse and

I p buggy: obsolete, is seen here chugging through the sandy ruts on Walnut St.
I A smart rig. and two, handsome gentlemen are pictured above as typical of .. '
k the horse and buggy days that were nearing their end around 1910. Seated in the Steepled building in background in the old school, where Woman's Club standstoday.
,} buggy are (left) Dan Boree, and his companion Leaton U. Morgan. The scene ;

Is Walnut: St., about in front of the Woman's Club.
present / The very last word in autos around 1910 was this handsome

.' Buick (?) with Alan Canova behind the wheel Horn and emer- I

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The ladies served, too, in World War I, just as they, did in all the others. L Y
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Williams, Lorena Alvarez, Cleo Mitchell, Clara Moitt, Eunice Robinson. ,
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Starke and Bradford County c contributed manpower 1 I-r) Neva Turner, Jeannette Matthews, Florence Matthews, Marie Livingston, Gladys L. -.w.o> ". .... ___ __ -"'-

I in World War I, just as they have done in all other Gardiner Kathleen Alvarez, Hilda Lewis, Aileen Alvarez. ((3rd row, 1-r) Mrs. N. By World War I. Call Street was paved and pictured above Is a would-be

r nun that have threatened this nation. Pictured aboveis ........ Sternberg, LaMira Alvarez, Ona Edwards<<* JCarrie Darby, Thelma ,Griffin, ,Myra parade, possibly marking a war bond sale. Close inspection reveals however, that
a group of Bradford Countians waiting at the Starke Barr,Ella Mae Long, Mrs. J. BL Mitchell, and Doris Scott parade is temporarily halted while driver of lead car attempts to crank it.

j depot for a train to take! them off to camp. Fifth

left in front is Roan Turner. Others are not ._ uu..uu..u ...._. ._. _._. ___.__._____u._u...._. u. __ __
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t BACK IN STARKE he would be obliged to reach :; Geo. F. Scott, 1st assistant; Miss1Miss y ;>

around behind and grab hold of i Annie Cone, 3rd assistant, Marion Thomas, 'a darky des- :; .
II Mr. Felix Long, who has been the basement and hold them up- Fannie Crawford 2nd assistant; perado, caused a panic in a colored ;""
In Fernandina for the past few wouldn't the ladies laugh? and Miss Olive.Ray, 4th assist church at Lawtey Sunday '"
months, has returned to Starke .sa.r r4
Advocate, Nov. 22 1899. ant.One night He entered the church
and accepted a position with the hundred and seventy-two with, a revolver and threatened to

l W. B. Haynes Co. THE HIGH SCHOOL OPENS pupils were present yesterday root the preacher. Immediatelythere

Nov. 9, 1899. which speaks well for the way was the wildest confusion. 5,. x, f .i r $ #
The Bradford County High in which the school is managed, People jumped out of the win- r

WOULDN'T THEY. LAUGH? School opened at this place Mon- and by the end of this week the dows and crawled under seats. z -'- t x aN q s, s
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t pantaloons so long that when.. Prof. A. Hercules and an able doubt reach over two hundred. before he was quieted down.- '
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,;",.', F- area for almost sixty years, and take this opportunity *

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.\ your patronage and cooperation for more

than half a century; It has been our pleasureto

1 We are proud to be. doing part in helping to build a greater, more healthful AUTO CAFE watch Starke grow from a village to a modern ,' '

Starke through the service of this area with high quality Sealtest products. 'We hope, little city. ,We feel confident that it will continue.

will still be using Sealtest products when Starke, celebrates its 200th ''birthday. U.S. 301 South Starke, Florida
you to progress at an even faster pace in the future. ,

JYhere You.Are A Guest,.Not A Tourist .
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za.I visitors 5 and congratulations to the City of ".


Starke on .a successful Centennial. Celebration

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I Postoffice Dates Town's TAKE A BOW, MR.> ALVAREZ STARKE FORGES AHEAD number of dwelling houses have'

Birth I The handsome two-story brick Starke is enjoying 'a steady been buildings erected and two new brick
being erected by Mr. Gid Alvarez are being built An ice
growth. There
are more: brick and electric light plant is almost

R. F. D. CARRIER adds very much to the appearance buildings in Starke now than any a sure thing and another railroad

3EarIyLeaders r t of the town, and especially to'the other town in the State of the is heading this way. June 29,

REMINISCESThe Nothde! of the street. Mr. Alvarez Same 'sie. and more are going 1899.

i i i8r ie ii is one of Starke's most up. Let the good work go on!
All Served AsPostmasters first RFD routes in Brad- i prominent business men, and be- Aug.; 10, 1899. ACCEPTS POSITION
ford County, and one of the first ,
route carriers was Balous S. lieves in improvements. If PROGRESS Miss Eva Miller, one of Stark e's
had more men of this kind StarkeWONDERFUL most popular ladies
,. Edwards, grandson of William young has
Edwards Sr., one of the foundersof would soon be a city. Aug. 3, Starke has made wonderful I accepted a position in the post

Starke. 1899. progress this summer. Quite a office.- Advocate, Apr. 6, 1899.

Starke dates its birth from Now retired, Mr. Edwards, at a

:he establishment of a pest office 79, recalls the early days of

kere in November of 1957, and rural mail delivery # ,
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:he early history of the town "People were afraid the new ett

;enters around three men whose service would increase their tax- S '
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lives were closely related to the es," he says. 'They received very _

post office. As far as is known. little mail of any kind, and no I .
they were the three who playedthe daily paper or magazines. They __ / _S_ I II
most important roles in those would come to town every #

formative years of getting a month or so and get their mail I
Acreage Tracts for Investors and Horne-
started where mere crossroads .
town a and do their shopping. 1 1 1 j wr rw...u
i i
had existed before, and He tells that at first he drovea TT ; t: .w ay seekers You Set the Price
each of the three held, at one horse IE wE '
and buggy, over pole
Choice Land for Current and ft
e Fla.
time or another, the position of rigging roads, at a slow 3-miles- .
icy ; 44 % ;_ _
postmaster. an-hour pace. Building Programs'of Developers' c

George W. Cole the first post i "Roads and bridges were usual- aC, v ,b (SALE RAIN OR SHINE)
master, was appointed on Nov. ly in a terrible condition and :
17, 1857, according to official often I put on 'mud chains' and ._ ,0'Starke w I MAY 729Z21 10A.M.. I. _,Wi.r r -iJ.'a WAY 8 P.M.2
postal service department recordsin just left them on until.they wore .S '

Washington, D. C. out."I Post Offices Old And New VA eervetio Subdivided late 44144 Acre Chaff* Area of former U. S. Naval
Although he is reputed to be wore out two horses, two -'_ ,":''P' '. 1---' _-, __ __ :3 Tracts 90.M Acres, 104J5 Acres 96.76 Auti Reservation Subdivided at. M Tracts tons
the man who named Starke (for I Model T Fords, a Chevrolet, anda 10 to 61 Acres Celt* For What They Bring
his sweetheart), little is knownof Ford V8 during my 35 yearsof LAKE CITY, FLA. ,

him beyond the fact that he delivering the mail," Mr. Ed-; JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDAOnly
Directly S. of Veteran Administration Hospital
in 1859 a pre-emption wards said.
acquired with frontage on U. S. < title from the government for In all, the veteran route car- mile of downtown. All bat 65 acres in .itv limits; Chaffee Road; 1 mile N. of state road 228 or
the 40-acre section comprising the rier travelled over 150,000 mileson 60 mile W. of Jacksonville 48 mile \: ':..tinesTille. ; Normandy Blvd 1.5 miles S. of U.s. 90; 3.5 milesN.
"orginal town of Starke." his job, a total equivalent to % of Cecil Held, U.s. Naval Air Stad%sr. Heart of
He is reported to have come many times the distance around a surging area.Suburban :.

here from: Fernandina, where the world.. Delightful Wooded Tracts Estates for' Modern Living- .
courthouse records show he Incidentally, Mr. Edwards also eaa Located Where Value Is Apparent "
owned land. He may also have taught school for eight terms, Choice investment property! 'Don't miss the sale. Features Homemakers Want
been the land agent in St. one of which was at Pine Grove. Spectacular seethe splendor: interesting terrain, a. How often have yon faued to boy property only to
Augustine in 1840, as records Another descendant of one of peaceful letting wills breathing apace where it's natch its value increase because of natural growth.
that same name safe for children,yet convenient to school, ehrches, and development. Jacksonville's population
show a man by the original settlers, Harley Matthew -
recreation and shopping. acres with giant fines, creased 665% from 1900 to 1950. Every factor'
did hold the office. McRae, was also one of < 4 y cypress, and hardwood. Pines removed for building point to continuing growth. Big payroll mean
:Bradford County courthouse the early route mail carriers. He will bring substantial cash. One good home will set people can afford sunshine, and good car and good
records state that Mr. Cole died substituted for six years' on 71 ,.. the standard of value on this property and then roads make it unnecessary to live cramped op in
in 1886 "somewhere in Alachua Route 1, during the absence of 4 yon can sell lots off your acreage tract to others the city. The finest home are going np in the '
he did not have or hold the land ana, cash in on future develop- suburb Now comes the chance to buy surplus
County. that :Mr. Edwards.In r a ( land miles of booming Jack.
1I the Government only'lS
that he did d pent and growth.. most enduring investmentin
direct heirs and those days. Route 1 went Get tract for development now
any a material sense yon can make.. There is no sonviile. an acreage
not leave a will. from Starke to Temple's Mills, I property in this growing town better adaptable for and in the future It' going for what it brings.
In any event, he did not figure on the east side of the railroad, future development. City water police and fire Check every feature o: its potential for now and
otherwise in the early history, crossed over and down the road, ,. ; protection available. the future and be at the sale I

and -served-- only one year as now_n.. TT.S. SOI... tn John_ _____ Tie-low's e Rich SenPrivacy ._ "L Lioerai, Terms .
postmaster. On Oct. 14, 1858. place, across SR 16 down to the I 1 0' EASY TERMS AND NO CLOSING COSTS!
John Hodges was appointed to crossroad 'at Preacher .Damon's Starke WE NEED LIGHTS : ing your way or breaking ,your .
replace Cole in the job. Hodgeswas place, turn left, to1 Raiford road Never was Starke so completely neck. The people pay enougn e With $SOOdeposit at purchase' of e Only 15 Milesof

also one of the early rail to the Bill Reddish place, back PostmastersAnd in the dark as she is now. Nota taxes to have lighter streets and ConvenienceNatural 2.0 oft DOWN each will be tract subtracted required.from Deposit the Dowatowa
here. sign of a light is there on any should have then.. Advocate, PAYMENT Jacksonville.
road agents across Water Oak to Little Datesof =' .-' 20% down Par meet.
Records do not show where Spring (below' Heilbrbnn) backto of the streets. The traveler whois Aug. 3, 1899. e The deposit money should be la .
conducted the their obliged to travel the streets at Beauty : The Gov't will! finance the balance cashier1 check, money orders or
Cole or Hodges Drew Reddish's farm, throughthe < cub. Make cheeks payable to a Choice
post office business, but it is woods to Lawton Conner's AppointmentsGeorge night can hardly see his hand be- A NEW ENTERPRISE for ,*:?;: ever a 10-year period at Genera] Services Administration. Investment
their fore his face under the C 5% later..?. NO CLOSING COSTS.
likely that it was either at place, and then to Starke.son W. Cole awningsand I Children 3 only Property
Messrs. Truby & Davis, who
homes or places of business. Nov. 17 1857 shelters of Call street. The : V
remained as postmaster stores all close at 6:30: and that own a mineral r.>ring several miles
Hodges until August 8, 1860, when Newell B. Hull, who took John Hodges leaves the streets as dark as Egy- cut of town, have purchased- NOW ON DISPLAYTakei studied look J. L. TODD AUCTION CO. of FLA, ,
Pace assumed office Dec. 1900. He contri- Oct. 14, 1838 pt. Before the introduction of bottling, apparatus, which they leisurely,
George a partner in nued as postmaster until 1913. electric lights we had street lamps will take out to the spring and this property now and be at (Not Inc.)
Pace was E. Pace
of Richard & Pace, when Woodrow Wilson was elect George which gave us some light will bottle water there. The water the tale. Call or write for James A. Strange Broker Phone 3619
first the firm merchants in Starke, and a ed President.At Aug. 8, enough to travel by, at least. A from the spring is pure and plat) and illustrated brochure I' 236-B Arcade Building Ft. Pierce, Fla.

firm for many years. that time John W. Alvarezwas Miss Mary Kelly it is now, if you are not providedwith very healthy, and is used by giving complete detail.
leading '
Pace served as postmaster appointed, and continued as May 3, 1866 a lantern when you come to many in the city during the sum-

during the years of the War. postmaster for the eight years S. N. BabcockJan. town you stand a chance of los mer. July 27, 1899. .

the States, and did not that Wilson was President.
Between 27, 1870 ,
relinquish it until May 3. 1866.St. 'In 1922, when Warren I Harding -

Edward's Church in Starkeis (Rep.) was elected President, ,he Miss Mary KellyJune
named for his son who rose again appointed Newell B. Hull 16, 18"

to high rank In the Catholic postmaster, and he remained on John C. Richard The big things want cost

faith.The first postmistress of retiring the job in for 1929.seven years, before July 17, 1812 C-7" you

Starke, Miss Mary Kelly,'former- Mrs. Jeannette C. Young was Adeline R Morgan .
ly of Fernandina, took office in appointed to fill the vacancy and Dec. 2, 1872

1866, and held the job until Jan. served until 1934, when Presi
1870 when she was succeededby dent Franklin Roosevelt named Levi C. Hull less
Sands N. Babcock, of whom Frederick F. Stump on July 9. May 25, 1899 in a Mercury Monterey !

nothing is known. 1934. Mr. Stump served then John C. Richard ,
Miss Kelly got her job back for 18 years to set a new record June 11, 1893 .

again later that same year, how for continuous service in' the .. S -

ever, 'for on June 16 she was office.In .. Levi C. Hull .
appointed to replace Babcock.She 1952 S. R. Johns. was ap Nov. 9, 1897 I

held the position until July pointed acting postmaster, and Newell B. Hull YOU HAVE TO PAY OVER $88 MORE to get a 4-barrel carburetoras YOU HAVE TO
17, 1872, when the third of the held the position for about a 1900J. PAY OVER $500 MORE to match the Monterey's
three early leaders of Starke, year and half. Then after a two- Dec. standard equipment in any competitive car. And Mercury's standard compression in any competitive car. Its compressionratio

Capt. J. C. Richard took office. months gap in which there was W.May ","varez' Thermo-Matic Carburetor the only one that controls the of 9.75 to 1 is close to the highest you can get in dny car. .
A leading merchant, Capt. Ri no postmaster G. J. McGriff Jr. 29 1915' temperature of the air the engine bteathes. .
chard was also very active !n the incumbent, was named first **
political affairs, and held, at onetime I as acting postmaster, and later Newell B. Hull YOU HAVE TO PAY OVER $1,000 MORE to match The Big M

or another, almost every I given the permanent job. Feb. 28 1922 YOU HAVE TOP AY OVER $130 MORE to match the Monterey's Monterey's hip room and rear seat leg room. Mercury has

position of importance in the The growth of the postof flee Jeannette C. Young brake size in any other car. The'Monterey actually has'bigger the biggest size increase in the industrybigger in every

community.On in Starke reflects the progressof Oct 1, 199 brakes than of the important dimension!
second most highest priced cars!
Dec. 2, 1872, the the city. During the pioneer '

postmistress, Mrs. Adeline E. days, a corner of a home or F.:F. Stump I ,
Morgan, was appointed, and held store served as space to conduct July 9, 1931 YOU HAVE TO PAY OVER $2,000 MORE to match Mercury's'width
YOU HAVE TO PAY OVER $150 MORE to match ;
for 17 years, for a postal affairs.: Then, the first Mercury's in other "
the post i$ Johns Jr. any car. You can match it only in America'sthree t
longer period of time than any known location of the postoffice S. standard 255 horsepower in any competitive car. And the costliest -, 4
Acting) cars .
person to that date. was in the building now occupiedby Oct.( 31. 1932G. Monterey's optional engine offers a blazing 335 horsepower! -
She was the grandmother of Quigley & Davis. Next it was C a
:Mrs. Richard S. Fernandez, who moved to the present site of the J. McGriff Jr.

years later was to serve as clerk Lady Fair Beauty Salon, and March SI, 1951 YOU HAVE TO PAY OVER $200 MORE to get any other car with And no other car at any price offers you Mercury's exclusive .f .

in the post office from 1917-1948. later about a block west to about real dual headlamps. No other car at the Monterey's price Floating Ride and Dream-Car Design. Stop in Let -
Mr 1.ICJrg9.built the large where the Thrift Shop is now today. us ,
Street even offers duals. You can get Quadri-Beam-headlam Per a show all! the why the. '
home on West Madison located. THE RABBITS FOOT you reasons Mercury Monterey is the .,..
which at present is owned and The next move was to a location true 4-beam system, on all Mercury models. easiest big car to drive, to 'ride in, to look at, and to buy. -

occupied by Mrs. Fernandez.It where Hart Furniture Store Is Excursionist from Starke CarriesA \ ; ..- .
was during Mrs. Morgan'sterm now, and then in 1940 the present Supply To JacksonvilleFrom Hit price companion Med ere based oft factory ivggtittd refcJ delivered prices. "
of office that the money federal building was complete.The "
([ Fla. ,Times-Union, 1899)It tr
order came into widespread use, Starke postoffice gradually ; -

during the height of "mall order" climbed up from low ratingto is a cold day when the
advertising. Records show that first class status during Camp average Floridian cannot turna

during the year of 1881, Mrs. Blanding days, only to slip backto dollar, and when that Floridian ,
Morgan issued 484 money orders second class after World War comes from Starke, where ? ,w... : rY

(only a few compared with the II. rabbits abound, he is bound to

over 36.000 annually which are However, in 1955, after postal bring a sure winner with him.

,issued by the post office now) receipts passed the $40,000 a About 700 people came in yesterday

but a large rwrrber for these year mark the Starke postoffice : on an excursion from
regained first class rating, and '
days. them a tall
Starke, among
During 1887, Starke had reached waa granted home delivery of gaunt-looking man with a suspicious
a "Third Class" classificationand mail service. bundle. He was surrounded Ix

was delivering mail to nearby Nowadays, mail is delivered to i: by a large crowd of _

"Fourth Class" offices in hrmes'within the city limits, but darkies when the reporter saw

Lakeside (near Kingsley Lake). lots of old-timers remember the him and was telling a thrilling ..

Lake Butler, Wilderness and "good old days; ," when going to midnight adventure, where

other places. the postoffice for mail was not a 'churchyards yawn and the 1

Records kept by Mrs. Morgan chore, but a good chance to meet graves give up their dead" and

show that mail was delivered to and greet friends and neighbors he held in his hand a rabbit's .
three times and hear the latest and
by gossip
Lakeside wagon f-; BIGGEST VALUE INCREASE IN THE INDUSTRY! The BigcM is in size in I
a week; by hack to Lake Butler, news. otAfter his spiel, tha gentleman up power, luxury, everything -

at the same intervals; and to Some liked it better that way. from Starke had no trouble at that counts in a car. But the price.is still low_Just an easy step up from' the low-priced three.

Wilderness by 'buggy, twice a aM selling the contents,of his bag
week. IN RlG.RD'TO LIGHTS to the darkies at a dollar per t ,
Mail was carried in 1888 to of the darkies
A Committee will to Jacksonville rabbit foot. One
Providence by horseback, the records in a few days go to see- took: his down to the Florida MERCURY MONTEREYwifDREAMoCARD:
disclose. docks and
under about selling the machinery of Central &: E SIGN
Mrs. Morgan held office lOOn made his money back, rubbing a+
and'Democratic Electric Light plant here,
both Republican stevedores the
the darky
and also
regard to
administrations, but on May 25, left hind ear at five cents a rub,
for the
1889. (President Rep.) appointed Benjamin a Harrison man- starting and operating purposeof the to keep off hoodoos. ,The, Big M with Dream-Car Design Chosen to pace 500-Mih Indianapolis Speed 'Classic

plant.Aug.. 10, 1899. -
from Illinois, Levi C+ Hull, to '
replace her. PITY POOR CATTLEA : t
Once again In June, 1893 Capt. 7 Joe Truby, is the happy possessor / r ,
Richard was appointed to the place should be fixed atone of the first Chainlesa bicycle "

office, but four years later Hull of the city wells for the thirsty that has -ever been in .

regained the job by appointmentAfter cattle to drink. The cows come Starke. The wheel is a dandy, McGRIFF MERCURY MOTORS

serving three years of to; town thirsty for water every and was bought at the Crescent .
his second term. Hull died and evening. Advocate, May 11, factory through N. B.' Hull,who ,
was succeeded in office by his 1899. Is agent at this place. Aug. Court& Jefferson'. Sti.. Phone 447 Starke, Fla.

10, 1899. 1 <






FRIDAY. MAY 5. 1957

I ed-back." The war having run its ._ .
I Remember course in a few months, the I'...:,,'i... 1"-J'. .''"s+11.>'''- :' # of the House of Representatives.The winna-' by 120 votes.'rtt. Jones were exceptions, of course, and

Starke contingent returned homein F". other member was I. W. blamed: his defeat on the apathyof one such case was'when one of
December of 1898. While Eu- w- V. .. Pinholster. the people of the Starke district the strawberry buyers from a-

When gene S. Matthews left Starke as Prior to that election in 1900 way-out-East had a stenographerwhile
Captain commanding' the Bradford ItJL there developed a rather exciting Women Didn't Work Out he was in Starke. This

County Guards, he earned contest for State Senator, between Women did little work outside! young woman had quarters at the

(Continued from Page 1) higher ranks in army service, before N. J. Jones, prominent of their homes 50 or 60 years ago. western part of Call street and
he became a member of the t Starke merchant, and Elder J. B. Stores that handled millinery did as she walked to her place of
lessons by visiting teachers. The Florida Railroad Commission, Crews of Lake Butler district. have a woman milliner, but other work at the Commercial Hotel
Victor Cornet Band was for with which important body he There were many political gather I kinds of business employed men where her employer had office

several years a very efficient served many years. ings and interest was intense in and boys in their operations. And space, she was the center of attraction +
and valued adjunct to the Soldier Incidents of '98 IFIE Th- some places. Lake Butler "out- women were seldom seen on the for clerical employees,
lighter-side of community life Most of the equipment and voted" Starke when voting-time streets trading, as may be observed and most of the employers, who

the boys giving their time and manpower for Shatter's Army t sirStrawberry arrived and Elder Crews was today everywhere. There Continued on, Page 3))

providing instruments to producethe which went to the fighting frontsin
music. Communication was the war with Spain was han- .
limited in the years before the dled over the Florida Central &

turn of the century no tele- Peninsular (now Seaboard) rail-
phones for general use and no road. Artillery supplies and other
motor vehicles instead of just equipment were handled through WHAT

-hopping-in" and turn on the Starke mostly during the night .
ignition as you can do today hours, while soldier units usually --- --- S A -- i

you had to go out to the lot came through during the day. On Buyers Slept on Lawn ;;Old Commercial Hotel I

and hitch-up the old nag to the one occasion, when a certain regiment '
buck-board, buggy or wagon, if from Michigan we believe occasion when a soldier train stop- known brand, nlacing it under the two: or three days, particularly I WOULD

you possessed such modern con- it was, was expected to pass ped on the Call street crossing a buggy-seat of the vehicle they in fence corners and other shady ..
veniences, and after 'a time be through on a certain date, manyof number of soldiers marched a used on the trip.Prof. Hartig was places. It developed into a sort of
ready to start out not at 40 the good women of the town block westward to C., M. Spark- at the meeting, but he was as open-air frolic for many men, and

to 80 miles per hour, but four to prepared to tender them an ice man's saloon, entered and nearly cordial, outwardly, as was his there were numerous accidents i
five miles per ,hour. Result, most cream and cake shower while the cleared the shelves of bottle bev- custom, and no shooting took or incidents, during. the day. GRANDPA 3

folks would prefer to postponethe train paused for new orders- erages. There was nothing that place that day. Later, when we Due to the extreme cold, the
could be done except laugh it off tried out the old revolver it
sit aroundthe : was
trip and (most trains had to stop at Starkefor liquor saloon was more popular
house or walk over to the new orders since there was as another side of army life. But found that it would barely expela than ever, and some of the town's :'

nearest neighbor's to pass the no such safety facility as the the merchants near the crossingdid bullet, merely "spitting" the "bully boys," after getting them- SAY : p' V i
surplus time in harmless con automatic block system at that finally organize to maintaina lead out of the barrel. It was selves well fortified at the bar, :
look-out for soldier trains so prc:.>ably lucky for us that Editor :-
versation. I time). Accordingly, improvisedtables decided to ,have a snowball fight.
the doors could be closed while Hartig did not wear his fighting
Bradford County Guards were erected on the spacious Being inexperienced at this bus-
Starke was proud if its militia lawn opposite the home of the trains stopped for orders. outfit when he attended the Hampton iness, and a little overenthusiastic .

unit, the Bradford County Guards, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Truby, and Court-House Removal CampaignThe meeting. Many: wellknownand due to the whiskey, no NOW ?
and this organization earned the churns of ice cream and basketsof campaign in 1898 by which influential citizens wrote doubt, they squeezed the snow too
distinction of being the first, or cake and other delicacies were the people of the western part of strong and convincing articles for hard, causing their snowballls to .
among the first, to volunteer for ready when the expected unit of Bradford County sought to have publication in The Advocate and be more like baseballs equippedwith
service when war was declared on the Army:was due. However, in- the seat of government moved The Telegraph, setting forth whyit sharp edges of jagged ice. ,
Spain after the sinking of the stead of the unit carrying the i from Starke to Lake Butler was would be unwise to move the You can imagine that when sucha

Battleship Maine in Havana Hare friends for whom the, party was highly interesting and brought seat of government. Among those lethal weapon collided with an-
next train broughta much argument on both sides of who wrote many times about the other's cheek there
o bor. arranged, the nose or was Perhaps your memory of the Pot-Bellied. Stove and the open Cracker
We still remember the evening regiment of soilders from an- the question. The pros and cons matter were Col. C. L. Peek, Col. "blood on the snow," and plenty of
when the company was musteredinto other section of the country. were outlined in plain languageby W. T. Weeks, N. J. Jonesinfact it. Due to the numbing effect of barrel in the store your Dad used to take you to when the 20th Centurywas

service, in Call street near When the train paused a few adherents on each side, and at scores of citizens assistedin the ,abnormally cold weather, the
the railroad crossing. Two pass- minutes for orders, a flock of times the emotions ran rather highin presenting the "case" in a men hardly felt the injuries inflicted young is dim. But the memory of the Friendliness and Courtesythat

soldiers scampered across the some quarters. Much space in straight-forward and forceful man- by the icy snowballs and did not
had been parked the
coaches and
enger was part parcel of it all will certainly never fade from
opposite the depot, and shortly grounds to the picnic tables, and the newspapers was used in pre,. ner, so, ,when the votes were realize what they were doing to
before the regular late night instead of waiting to be served, senting the views of citizens, and counted Starke won by a majorityof themselves. One fellow's cheek mind.
train was due to pick-up the gathered-up baskets, churns of there were public speakings at var- 241. That settled the matter fora I was sliced wide open from ear to
mostly from ice cream and anything else that ious places during the campaign. while as it was tentatively a-. lip, and the "carnage" continued
coaches, the boys, Fabulous have
changes occurred since then. The miracles of the 20th
the town's population with a few looked appetizing and loaded Prof. T. B. Hartig was editor of greed that it would not be broughtup off-and-on through the day with

from the rural area, climbed a- everything on the train,, just as The Lake Butler Bulletin and he again for at least 25 years. "blood on the snow" being a com- Century piled one on another. The old Pot-Bellied Stove has been replaced
board, officered 'at the time by it began to move southward. They lambasted both' of the Starke However, during the 1920's, while mon.sight along the eastern end
Captain Eugene S. Matthews also put aboard a little colored papers in almost every manner the Legislature had a' spell of of Call Street.Considerable. with countless comforts for the customer's convenience. Factory wrapped

First Lieutenant Augustus_ V boy with his goat hitched to a that his intellectual capabilitieswould new-county creating, Bradfordwas damage was caus-
divided by creation of Union i Packages, Frozen Foods and Fresh Vegetables are always on hand. But
time be-
Lieutenant and it was some
Long and Second wagon, permit. Finally he printeda ed to citrus and other crops over.
with Lake Butler the
George C. Livingston. The boys fore the darky was saftey returned statement that there was no one seat of government. the upper end of Florida and as one thing has not changed, it is the old-fashioned Friendliness and
went first to Tampa, where, in to Starke.At connected with either of the Starke far southward as Marion county. t
the formation of the First Florida another time, in watermelonseason newspapers who could compose a "Blood On The Snow" Out of wood, my father and I Courtesy you will always find here.

Regiment, the Starke unit which when the stores usually had two-line personal item without Totally unexpected, althoughthe rented a horse and wagon, drove I

had been known as Company "B melons piled high along the sidewalk inaccuracy in it. He became so weather was getting colder by into the woods, and cut and saw-
I I Best
was jedesignated Company "M". in front of their places of emotional over the ,matter that the hour, Starke and much of ed a tree into blocks for splitting. Wishes For The Centennial

One reason why we remember the business, a soldier train stoppedfor the editors of The Aduocate were Florida awoke about the 14th of Population About 1,000

mustering-in occasion so well! orders while two coaches stoodon advised by friends that, if they February, 1899 to find the earth The population of the town of
was because we had drilled with! the Call street crossing. The attended a picnic to be held at covered with what most residents Starke was approximately 1,000in

the company for some time, but melons were just tempting enoughto Hampton at which the speakers particularly natives, had never 1900-in fact, a little more
when the final hour arrived for' cause a number of soldiers to would present the court house removal seen before. During the night, than a thousand when the final EDWARDS GROCERY & MKT

all under the age limit to "fall leave the train, march in regular matter, they had best go snow to a depth of two inches or count was made available. The .
out," we had to take three stepsto army style down the sidewalk, prepared to defend themselves more had fallen, and it was still enumerator for that census was

the rear, since our age then was about-face and each soldier grab- Accordingly, the editors attended cloudy and threatening to add Col. D. M. Gornto, attorney, who Jack Edwards Owner Starke, Florida
15 years the 1st of the past bed a juicy melon and marched the Hampton meeting, taking more of the cottony flakes. someof in the election that vear was
March. Two other boys also "step- back onto the train. On another along an old revolver of a lesser- the snow remained visible for made one of Bradford's members I






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was out close to the river near Avery Powell

Wanee. When the road was first
Remember When
I constructed, in the early 90's,
much of the track was made of
scrap pieces of rail, of various ,:t

Blood Covered The Snow In Starke time he married, he returned to weights and lengths, some pieces < M t 4/ll///

Gainesville and for a decade was being less than a yard long, and Ji

with The Gainesville Daily Sun, until longer and more stable

Berry Buyers Slept on the Hotel Lawn first as foreman of the plant, rails were installed, a ride on

", and latterly for about five years the A., S. R. & G. would have

Saloons as city editor. In 1916 he movedto put to shame any of the so-
Raided The
Soldiers Whiskey Plant City to be with The \ 1 called "rock and rolls" of today 3 t,. _

Plant City Courier for nine years, except that it operated on the

Railroads Originated 'Rock and Roll'By then established a semiweeklycalled O roll and rock system. Out in

The Plant City Enterprise, the Burnett's Lake and LaCrosse

Prewitt frame store building on the doing this after The Courier was districts a passenger would have
F. M. 1-a
southwest corner of Call and sold .to persons who turned it trouble in hearing one holler ,

Late in the afternoon of a cool Walnut streets and there it remained into a daily. Prewitt continuedto from a seat beside him, so great

and cloudy day in November of ( until it was sold to Mr. publish The Enterprise for 17 was the noise while the train'
\ who later gained fame as
1897 I arrived in Starke to accept / and Mrs. Goolsby late in 1900. 1-2 years, merging it with The bumpy-de-bumped over the scrap r
employment with the Rev p. W. Avery G. Powell cropped out Courier on January 1, 1943 after iron rails. That was speedily ad- an editorial "paragrapher". on s

Corr, owner and publisher of The after the issue dated July 6, the second world war had wrecked l justed with 'better rail, so the The Florida Times-Union, was

Florida Weekly. Advocate. I found 1899, and the following three his mechanical and reportorialforce. little railroad got along fine Prewitt's partner on The

Mr. Corr extremely busy, tryingto issues, dated July 13th, 20th and In the meantime, in 1935 most of the time, until it finally Advocate

get the paper out under dif ficu- j 27th, Richard S. Fernandez was he was appointed postmaster at became just another branch line
ties of shortage of material and in partnership with Mr. Prewitt.It Plant City and continued in that of the Seaboard Air Line. Dur- tem. We do not remember what
that I to capacity until April 1, 1953, the excursions from happened to the
help. He requested go ?v ( may be stated here that one ing summer, bonding.proposition -
work: immediately, so I was r. why a partnership was when age limit forced him into Starke to Burnett's Lake picnic but we do know that it

"sticking"' type within a few mintues t reason was because of the automatic retirement. (And here grounds, proved a popular diver- was not long before Starke be-
V preferable
he is, with little to do, no placeto
reaching the plant.
after youthfulness, in years, of Pre- sion.The gan to get the public servicesthe
The Advocate was The Brad- witt, who was only 14 when he go, and little to go on, as of railroad union depot was I people sought and needed.It .

ford County Telegraph's chief started work with the paper and January 29th, 1957, some 59 located at the Call street cross- can be realized how people
after his first workat
competitor in those days, and was only 16 at the time he had years Starke day's ing in the years we resided in were handicapped in those days,

lasted somewhat longer than any Fernandez as an assistant, whollyon ) Starke, the platform jotting up compared to what is available

of the several other papers that the outside, as he knew noth By way of qualifying the I to the Call street line, with tele- nowdays when you remember

sprang up to challenge its lead- \ ing 'of the mechanical features.) above references to Prewitt's graph office and freight warehouse that there were no electrically
interesting to note individually work. at Starke and other places, operated conveniences of
ership. It is Prewitt resumed r on the west side of the any
that The Advocate was locatedin August 3, 1899, and continued it may be stated that he beganhis tracks and south of Call street kind no refrigerators, no

the same brick building, then single-handed until February 15th printing experience at the Railroads were very popula- vacuum cleaners, no electric

owned by Dr. J. L. Gaskins, that 1900, when the paper was leasedto age often years when he utilized then because there was no other stoves, no lighting for store win

is now occupied by The Tele- THE AUTHORas M. E. Tison, who came from about a half a case of 8-poiht mode of travel, except by horse dows-and radios and television

graph. Homerville, Ga. He continued to type that he found in a dog- 0 and wagon-a few people could sets had not even been dreamedof

Things somewhat out of the or- he appeared while editingthe conduct the Advocate through' fennel patch at Tavares, the type afford buggies or on bicycleor in the days sixty years ago.

dinary began to happen on the Florida Advocate in Starke the week of April 19th, 1900, and being left from a fire which by foot. Bicycles were in Entertainment Was Enjoyed

very first evening of our arrivalin late in the 1890's. during his tenure he issued a destroyed most of the business !..Z, rather wide use, but there were While motion pictures had 'not
houses in that town about 1888
Starke. A small Negro of some tabloid-size daily called The no paved roads in the countyand been projected in the 1890'sother
30 or more years of age had assaulted Strange as it may appear to conditions Starke Morning Herald. It was This type was all that was left only, a few stretches of side kinds of entertainmentscould

a white housewife out in more modern-day wars: well-received, but Mr. Tison was i iI where a printing plant was located REV. CORR was extremely busy trying to get "The Advocate"out walk in the town. Use of 'bicycles be had or made by local

in the Sampson City section, and 'the war with Spain caused business I a slave to strong drink and that when the fire occurred. He under great dlffcutties when Fenton Prewitt came to on sandy roads was almost out talent. Besides the social life of a .

the Negro, handcuffed and accom- to slow down in Starke and spelled failure for him in the cleaned the small type and then established Starke as a young printer In 1897. of the question. Improved or churches and the public school,
officers, passed the issue of 17 1898 to men- a weekly paper, paved highways were unnecessary
panied by several May was venture. (It is worthy those who desired and could af-
along Call street enroute to the the last published as a semi- tion here that John N. Prewitt, four pages, 6x9 inches to a page, forded employment to a numberof economy were on a totally dif- in fact, were considered ford such entertainment pur-

Bradford county jail, this spec- weekly newspaper. father of F. M. Prewitt died in and continued to publish this the town's labor force. Starke ferent scale and if a man did dangerous for horses to cover, chased graphophone machinesand

tacle taking place just as the sun I The following week's issue, Starke on February 8th, 1900, little paper through 1894, 1895 had no sizeable payrolls in those not get much, he was about as I since dirt roads were less dam- a flock of the roundshapedrecords
stay in of the and 1896. This enabled him to aging to the feet of animals.
was setting. The Negro's I May 26th, 1898, came out withN. thus affecting the routine csnsiderable in days, unless the county officers well satisfied as some million and could while-away an
gain experience:::
jail was to be brief, because late S. Harris. as editor and publisher newspaper son of the family, the printing business as it had and their helpers could be so aires of today probably much Lighting Was a Problem I I evening by winding the machineto

that evening a number of heavily he having leased the news- and leading to leasing to Mr. progressed to that tme, and en- considered but county officialsof happier and less worried' from Lighting facilities for streets I turn the records. One could

armed men went to the jail, demanded paper from Mr. Hodges and reduced Tison). abled him to accept a position those years received very all angles. and homes was a "crying need" in either buy more and new selec-
the keys and removed had the frequency of publicationto Avery G. Powell handled I'the with The Waldo Advertiser, at small salaries. Yet here was this Railroads Popular Utilities the 1890's. A few kerosene lamps tions, or throw the whole outfit

man from the cell where he from once a week Thursdays. Mr. paper the two weeks after Tison Waldo, in 1897, at the close of silver lining to that day and Sfarke had two main-line rail- were located at important street away. The town's opera hall was
been placed. He was Harris was orginally from South left, then Powell & Prewitt were which year he moved to Starketo time when a man received a roads in the 1890's the Florida intersections, but were seldom in always in use in the busy sea-

the limb of a large tree which Carolina, but latterly of Kissim- I back in harness, continuing untila begin work on the Advocate. dollar by honorable means he Central & Peninsular, which use. Finally, in October of 1899, son, which meant winter month

stood near the jail, and the body i' mee, Florida; he was a lawyer, short time before the sale to knew that he' could keep all of later became a unit of the Sea- a small plant was set up with W. in that line, and Pickert's

was perforated by bullets from a' but did rot practice that pro- Goolsby, F. M. Prewitt being in Helped-Out At Telegraph it to do with as suited his own board Air Line system, and the L. Wall as superintendert, and Comedians and other well-known

volley of guns. The investigationthat fiesaion: while in Starke. Mr. charge the last few weeks of During our years in Starke, desires, because there was no income A., S. R. & G. Railroad (Atlantic electric current was turned on stock troups usually played a

followed brought no tangi- I Harris soon tired of his venture publication at Starke. He finally and during the months that Edi- taxes or other kind of Suwannee .River & Gulf). for the first time. There were week or more before jumping to

ble evidence as to who did the and the issue dated July 21, 1893, advised Rev. Corr (who had tor and Publisher Eugene S. withholding requirements that Starke being the headquarters of frequent break-downs, and while their next engagement. Prof. A.

lynching, so that was markedoffas was the last to carry his name as taken back the interest of Matthews was in Tallahassee as make a dollar honestly earned the line. Capt. Geo. W. Tomsett the current was turned off at Hercules was principal of the

another case closed. the man at the helm; in the same Hodges) that he felt that Starke a member of the House of Rep- today look like about 45 cents was the popular superintendentof 9 or 10 o'clock in the evening, high school and he encouragedthe

The night's incident left us a issue appeared notice that Mr. could not support two news- resentatives from Bradford coun- I i when you go to buy somethingyou the railroad while we lived the service did encourage every- children in the best forms of

little jittery the next day, but we Harris had relinquished his in-, papers profitably for all and he ty, at his request, we assistedMr. need. Tax on acreage wa at Starke. While the name takesin one to work for a more needed entertainment Young people of

did manage to get in about 12 terest to Mr. Hodges, and that felt it best for him to go else- H. E. Lagergren the only a mere myth compared to whatis quite a lot of territory plus service. About that time the the community seemed to never

hours'! woik-and that left sever- Mr. Hodges had leased The Ad- where. Then Rev. Corr found Mr. regular employee in the plant at exacted today. People gener- one ocean one gulf and a river, Town Council set about to call tire of getting up some sort of

al columns of "straight mater," vocate to Avery G. Powell and Goolsby, who, it happened, met the time, a couple of days each ally did not expect much they the nearest point on the Atlanticwas an election to submit a bond party that would be enjoyable

as type for reading as news matter Fenton M. Prewitt, who would with a frigid reception in Starke. week. The Telegraph at' that were as ambitious as at any Starke, and the nearest issue of $5,000 for lighting faci- and at times there were dancing

was____ known.n_ There was no 40 I time was printed on a job press other time, but the standards of point toward the Gulf of :Mexico lity and $12,000 for a water sys- (Contined on Page 2))

hour week in those days-one The Author As He Appears Today just large enough to print one

just worked from, sun-up to dark. page of the paper at a time

We were still in our fourteenthyear and necessitated a great deal of

when we first located at press-work at least four runsa
reach 15 until week. It also necessitated a
did not w
Starke, so
the 1st day of the following great deal of folding and unfolding -

March. However, our physical appearance 2KMR. and then refolding to get Taking The Drudgery Out
as to size, and the fact out a finished copy. The paper

that we were able to do adults'work used four pages ready-printed at

permitted us to mingle some periods of the time, which,

with people of all ages without II with the home-printed pages,
being taken for an urchin. I constituted an eight-page paper.

Some Advocate History I At that time The Advocate was Of Laundry Since 1948

Since The_ Florida Advocate printed on a Washington* hand- .
seems to have been the most stub press, taking two pages at a

competition that time, thus the press work on '
born or prolonged .
Bradford County that paper was 50 per cent less "."
befell The .
ever ,
than The Telegraph had to use. e" \ .
Telegraph, it is timely here to record -
Mr. Lagergren was a land en-
some authentic history con- .
The Advocate during its gineer or surveryer by profession, ., ," \
cerning ( :
doing newspaper work as a side- :
publication in Starke.Weekly Advocatewas line. He was jovial enough by .H. -.
The Florida
nature, but he was ''much 1' r
owned by Rev. P. W. Corr, a : :::
Baptist minister who, at various opposed to any kind of competition ,
and both "
to The
times, served quite a number of ft ,.. .
personally anin his writings he
churches in Florida, and, for some ,
never failed to down-grade any-
time, tried to keep his newspaper .
one or any move which could
close to where he was tryingto
amount to another printing plantin
save souls, too. The paper was
well into its fourth year when we the Starke territory. He how '
ever, appreciated our 'personal 2i SAVE
joined its force in 1897, and if \
efforts to assist him while his
our memory serves us correct, we
was at Tallahassee.
believe that the paper was published -I
for a while at Hampton as- Strawberries ,and Cotton

well as at other places, before The Lawtey districtwas

Starke became its base of opera- the principal producer of TIME W, MONEY
strawberries in Florida in the

tion.While we did not know that a 1890's, and probably had more

change in management was brewing volume in that decade than in

it became known about later years. Klondike and Bran-

Christmas of 1897 that The Advocate PREWITT has preserved many copies of the oldAd'8te dywine were the most popular :" .

had been sold to Texas R. This one, dated Sept .1, 1898, carries the head- varieties produced in the late ;....,:;N.t.;,10": ";, ._,".f'j'' ". ..; ," ..

Hodges, a citizen of Cedar Key line "ST.RKEJ,. S." It tells of \lctory at the polls in 1890's, though others were being ',; .IS. .. t. .

and who in subsequent years be- the running fuel with Lake Butler over the courthouse site. tried or developed. The popular :ff< .. -;. .. : .,"
came quite prominent politicallyin Missionary of later times was

the State, and for some years hardly known when we residedat I
operate as Powell & Prewitt, and It was getting wintery when he I
held the appointive office of Starke. Strawberries could .
Florida Shell Fish Commissioner.The this partnership was maintained, landed there, but a severe cold then be shipped by open expressto Wash in 1857 Must Have been
issued except for short intervals, the remainder wave came in just ahead of him Day a Dilly
Advocate was then markets of the East when the
of 1899 and 1900; and and outstayed the Northerner
a week when Mr. Hodges weather was cool thus savingice
once i
with further exception that a con- who, after getting out one issue,
the title of editor and used when transported in
assumed I -
siderable part of 1899 and 1900 the decided to move where the
publisher, but the first of Feb- wea- iced boxes. Berries loaded on a Day --- But Now With our Modern Methods
paper was conducted by F. M.Prewitt ther was more in line with
frequencyof train Starke in late afternoon -
ruary in 1898 he changed leaving .
as an individual. Prewitt.i. chamber of-commerce literature.To I
twice week: Tuesdaysand on a Monday would
issue to a I
as a matter of fact, was with the New
Before this change Fields and Fame I reach the Eastern markets on

was Fridays.effected however, the plant paper the time in one he way reached or another Starke from in Messrs. Powell and Prewitt in;I Wednesday or Thursday. Many You Can Shop While Your Laundry is Being

was moved from the Gaskins time migrated to new fields. buyers representing Northernand .
1897 to work with Rev. Mr. Corr,
building to the second floor of a Powell conducted a paper in Eastern commission merchants '
until the plant was finally sold to "
new brick building near the rail- Lake Butler for a while, marrying came to Starke for the
Mr. and Mrs. George M. Goolsby,
What A
and and last / Done -- .Change!, -
road crossing on Call street who came from the far North and rearing an interesting strawberry season usually ,:: ,. ,
which then housed the post-office,, family. The final decade or more ing at the peak part, three to ,,'. :- '" .
who remained in Starke only a of his ',,''.. -,,<", ,-' -. -1}; ,
life -
on the ground floor. Mr. Hodges he was identified with five weeks depending on the '-' "
week or two, then moved the
equipped his office on the ground plant to Wauchula. The Advocate the editorial department ofThe weather. These berry buyers ...

floor, in the lobby of the post. continued publication in Wauchula Florida Times-Union at Jackson- filled the Commercial Hotel to
office, having nice furniture and ville, earning distinction as a overflowing, and at some periodsthe
until a year or so ago when it
with a speaking-tube connected was consolidated with another paragrapher and being widely over-flow guests would sleepon ;

with the plant upstairs so he, paper-The Herald-in that city. quoted in national publications. a blanket spread on the lawn THE WASHETERIA

seldom climbed the stairs to th<., Thus ended its long and varied Prewitt after a short time covering with a sheet or blanket
mechanical part of the business, career. with the Gainesville Sun, becameill i if needed. _

It really was a promising-look, with pneumonia, returned to Cotton was the second biggest
Plant Moved
Ing set-up but in the month:I Again Starke to convalesce then located money crop, and the gins operated 353 N. TEMPLE AVE. > ;: PHONE ,213. STARKE FLORIDA I

During September of 1898 ; ,
following came the sinking of the. again at Waldo where he by W. B. Haynes Company

Battleship Maine in Havana I Powell &: Prewitt moved the published a weekly, paper named would be busy for several weeks I 'l
Harbor war with Spain to free plant from .the post office build- The Waldo Enterprise. After to several months depending' on

Cuba coming later in the spring. ing to the second floor of a large nearly three years, during which ,the size of the crop. This af-





''- streets near the residence of Mr. Home., Band leader Melcher delivered tinguished principal of the Jasper BICYCLE 'PATH TO KINGSLEY
I Remember ::; ::::; : : : Ellery Davis, one near' the residence quite a nice little toast Normal, was then introduced and LAKE IS BADLY NEEDED

.;:;' w' ; r" of Mr. J. W. Truby. The in behalf of the band thankingthe gave one of his spicy talks.

''" ,' next light will be placed in frontof bride and groom for the deli- Adjournment was then taken Bicycling is again becoming
When .... .f'"t', '". ."'i.:;-.t'/ .... ,T.,.:;/ { ., the Presbyterian church and cious refreshments, and wishing for dinner which was spread under popular among the young lades

0.;..;.,...\I.::.....,...,;y..........,.,"..."'. ....,..a," ..:.'::'L'-..:.;:'..' '.".".,..f" >..;.i.i.,. ,':,i.i- .-co". ,.:,...,,,.,., :.;...,_...:.._'..:.. -..'.(,,"v0IIt. .. ,--..:.. ,:'. ",...._ another light near the old saw them a long and happy life. the ample shade of trees surrcunding. of Starke as well as the gentl _
.. to
\ ; 'path Kingsley
<0<; :t" ;; men. A bicycle
r '.A" I!: t. .. \. ... t. : .._..,. .}. _. '" mill'on the same street.-Fla. Ad- Fla. Advocate, March 1, 1898. .
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41 P.1i .
( would
Lake from a
: -. ,. vocate March 11 .
(Continued from Page 2) )',;,. .,', '. .'} 7'; ". .''.,. .. .j' '. _.... :. ."-: ", .. : 1898.A School discipline was the sub- attraction for the tourists
: ,
t. '. ". .. '> "" "' ject of well written :Mr.J. .
would stealthily get to the front .....'.."if ; >.'*0'G' \.....' '. "" .... ) '... DELIGHTFUL SERENADELast COUNTY TEACHERS ASSN. paper by that visit Starke as well as "a
door to see her ".'* ,' '. .-: .n,'. .. .,.,...,.'. :'I ; : '. R. York who has 'so ably of and for-
thing a joy
pass each work- .' t ., ..: '....c' '' '"'. ".. \., JANUARY 29, 1898 beauty
.. \
.i. "'.- "'iA,: -' _' ''' ,',. Friday eve the Victor Cor- taught the Vanderbilt school.
day around 8 o'clock. ..t:> -in'."" .' :" -.' ;i '. ,. '.? I ever" to the people of this city.It .
k .4V; : ,. '". ;. ...." ... i .. ./ Band serenaded the bride and The Association Vand- Mr. T. B. Harding moved the
Strange as it seems, this young "\ ""'. >.; ;". ;;. ;..; ''- ," ..,' ; ''' ._ '. ..... ,. \ \ net met at wouldn't cost much to build
woman was usually attired pretty 'a \. t.r- ; '- .. ; ..':.....';,. ..-. .. .:.. 't \'\ groom, Mr. and Mrs. G. C. erbilt school house on Jan. 29th. adoption of a resolution recommending the path to the point named, and i
; "
; : : "! 'i '" Livingston. The .band played two : The called to that the County Super-
much as are well-dressed womenof ..."'.,. ;:; ( .q. A meeting was duly the 'citizens of Starke should sub-
today. She probably weighed : "". ', ; ..
around 130 pounds was' trim ....... ':.r" .. ', .. >: < front of Mrs. Livingston's residence who called upon Rev. L. C. Fetch $50 to $75 a month, which was I end. If some live will take
as .
_. .;.. ...., ... .... .. ; tI'Y1\ person
.. '. ( on Call Street. They were to lead the devotional exercises.A adopted, and :Messrs. L. C. Ray,
a needle, with just enough "in" at ''' '': 'i. ('. ...". ,.( .#'. '\, ., ... : '1 this matter in hand, the editor of
'.... ,'M:'' '' ". ? '".- .... .';. r. then invited in by George who -warm welcome to Vanderbiltwas Geo. F. Scott and Miss Ellen
the "
waist and "outs" at other ... '... ,.' ., ', ... ,,./ .- "- ... i the Advocate will head the list
to : -o'J.a1 ." 'Jf'O' escorted them to the dining room extended to the teachers and of $5.Wouldn't .
places please the "audience"and ; '.." -.t' t. Davis were appo ted'commit- with a subscription
.. .. where a large table which extended visitors by Rev. L. C. Futch which
justify their imaginations.The ; ... .. tee to present same to the School some of our readers like
"Old SwimmingHole"Only "{9:1 .. '''\ .1 across the room was completely was appropriately responded to to express their viein regardto
.. oJ. .. : loaded down with fruits Board.A .
those who had oppor- .1. .- .. 4 ,.", cake by Rev. L. W. Kickliter. this enterprise through our
\ etc. vote of thanks was also extended -
tunity to use the facility knownas 't:' lemonade Miss Lucia Mcinnis read a
.::00.- columns Tuesday-Fla. Advocate -
the "Old Swimming-Hole" on ... .. i '" _'-,... It is unnecessary to state that strong paper upon the best meth- to the good people of the
Alligator creek at the southeast Cro-- I the boys enjoyed the delicious re ods of teaching language and its vicinity for their attendance and March 4, 1898.!
Cotton and Strawberries Were Big Money
edge of Starke, know of the bound- freshments. The fact that the correlative importance to other the good dinner spread. Upon MISS WEEKS BAPTIZED '

less pleasure afforded in the days he planned, but in order to play that had not already been devoured MORE CITY LIGHTS table was considerably lighter af- branches of study. motion the Association adjournedto

when the creek was undisturbedby I'safe, they climbed out of the water by vultures or had not been The ter their departure goes to prove The best method of teaching meet again on April 23rd at Miss Ollie Weeks, a recent convert 4x
electric is
city's light plant
draglines or other methods of this fact. Intermediate and Advanced to the faith was
and congregated some 20 or more washed down stream by the cur- Baptist ,
determined that Starke shall not Hampton.T.
industrial ramifications. Back in feet from the pool's edge. In the After partaking of the tempting Geography was ably handled by baptized at Alligator Creek yes-
the old days the water just trick- meantime, Joe dived two or three rent.As you may imagine, all hands be in the dark. Therefore they are viands the band rendered several Mr. W. H. Brown, principal of the B. Hartig; secretary; J. R. terday afternoon, Rev.. G. T.

led along, over the roots and un- times, promising to finish the job immediately became violently ill, preparing, cherry to place and lights on Walnut choice selections of music in the New River school. York, vice president. Leitner officiating.-Fla. Advo-

der roots, wending its course to- within another dive or two. Fin- and some actually vomited at Pennsylvania I I parlor ending with Home Sweet Mr. J. M. Guilliams the dis -Florida Advocate Feb. 4, 1898 cate, Feb. 14, 1898.

ward bigger waters. We do not ally he did bring ,up the snake- the memory of splashing aroundin
'remember just where the begin- a moccasin about the size of the the swim hole when the water
ning of Alligator creek'was, but average man's wrist. Joe,surfaced was coming in over a dead mule's
we know it coursed a long way with a firm grip on the writhing body. .
through open pine woods, occas- reptile's tale, swirled it around But these boys were not to be

ionally through a swampy place, and around, as if to throw a lasso denied a place to swim by a dead w. .-rwww

but 'pnward to its westward I. and flung it right 'nto the middleof mule-so they pulled what was TIMES HAVE CHANGED
emptying-places. Drouths did nol a flock of naked boys. The left of the carcass out on dry land
deplete its supply to much if any snake partially wrapped itself a- and cleared debris away from the

extent, in those days, but freshetsdid round one boy's neck before he creek's sides so the current would
cause it to overflow its banks could escape the contact and the cleanse the flow and let mattersrun .....
where there were banks. acrobatic dance he did would have for a week or two, until there
The swimming hole, which afforded put to shame a modern fan dancer. was naught except dry bones of "

much fun and refreshing The poor snake, of course, was the mule left to identify the ex ESPECIALLY IN .
atmosphere for the young men of more frightened than the boys and
the Starke district, was about a Bat Finale
feeling sorry for it, they permitted -
quarter-mile east of where the the moccasin to go its way to :Men were men in those days, I a
Seaboard railroad crosses it in some other place along the creek. just as they are now, in places.
South Starke making it a little Dead :Mule Up The Creek This brings us to remember an i
more than a half-mile from the Another incident that developedlater incident which occurred on the

depot in town. The hole was a- in the use of Alligator Creek sidewalk in front of the J. W.
bout 50 feet across and about 70 Andrews stable Call
livery on
swimming hole was of a moreserious
feet in length, with depth of ten a
street when real
nature, amusing on one a large man a 1
feet in places. Sunday afternoonsand hand, but possibly damaging on giant-looking individual, six feet HOMEii
on nights when the atmos- the other. Recent rains had swell and some more inches, became -.
phere prompted, from a dozen to ed the creek to about peak depth, crossed-up with Mallie Jones, a.

40 or more boys would gather at and the boys who frequented the much younger man but who was 1' ..' _
the spot and stay as long. as standing
resort and who had been going all man when it came to
suited their tastes. there nightly because of the warm his own in combat. :Mallie had
At one side and near the west- sheriff, and was
weather, began to complain that served as deputy
ern end of the deep hole there the water tasted "funny" and later elected constable. Anyway,

was the remains of a cypress- seemed to have a totally different he did not take long to subduethe
tree stump, and one day when tussled with him a
smell. In fact, it was more
there was an especially large at- smell-it was a very bad odor. few seconds, got him down on his ENJOYMENT
tendance, Joe Andrews, Jr., divedto back, and then Jones, while a-
decided to swim a little
They go
the botlom and came up with stride his antagonist, reached out
earlier the next day, before dark, L '
announcement that
the a and picked-up a brick-bat, whacked I
to investigate condi- ,
and in time
at the bottomof
able moccasin
was the man on the nose causing I
the stump and that he intended tions up the creek. They did- blood to squirt in all directions. ,
found there a
and what they was
to bring the snake up and Jones got and walked away.:
sight to turn the stomach of the
throw it on whoever was within The subdued man did likewise.:
hardiest rough-neck. There in the I
reach That was all there was to this!
The boys did not have much water were the remains of a case. It was as simple as that. I

faith in Joe's statement as to what dead mule-at least, that portion. (Continued on Page 4)__


During the territorial days of

SAME. CORNER FOR OVER Florida, form 1819 to 1845, a .. .

cross-territory canal from the

TWENTY FIVE YEARSFor form Atlantic of internal to the improvement Gulf was another that

attracted an unusual amount of RCA\ICTOR T V

attention. People conceived the

over twenty-five years .Canova's Pharmacy has idea that a canal across the Terri-
tory would be shorter and much

helped safe-guard the health of Starke and Bradford less dangerous than the trip a-! '

County families. Not only is Canova's one of the oldest round the tip of the peninsula.At '. SALES & SERVICE

the instigation of Col. JosephM.
drug stores in Bradford County, but has been doing White, Congressional delegate

from the bill in- ," u .-,"; ;.. __ ': ;' ?r: ;: ,"
business on the same corner since 1929 .' We territory a was .w
troduced into' the Senate for the
are keenly conscious, that generous public patronageand of cross-Florida canal u V =i
survey Our courteous and experienced staff is always anxious -- -
the confidence of our friends have made possiblethe route. On :March 3, 1826 the bill I I

became law and the President was

progress of this store. And we take this, opport authorized to have a thorough examination to help you with your television problems. Come in at j 4 J& I

unity to express our sincere appreciation To the many made of all the territory -
south of the St. Marys River for N.'I
thousands whose patronage through the years has the purpose of constructing a canal your earliest convenience and let us explain to you, how

from the Atlantic Ocean to the III
been a source of genuine pride. RCA Victor has looked into ,
Gulf of Mexico. the future with you in mind, I

Three years later a report was.

issued which termed the project I and has designed a superior Television Set that you can I
impracticable, but it went on to .
describe a route which would have

cut through Bradford County as enjoy. RCA Victor, a pioneer manufacturer, has devoted -

the most logical, as follows:
The; best passage across the many years of research to the development of Television
4 summit of the
ridge a boat. \ -
.e j tSi canal is offered by the head waters! ,

; of the Santa Fe and Black Creek.1 and today surpasses anything in the Television Field.Starke's :
On this route it is supposed that

the natural reservoirs of water ,
would supply a sufficient quantityto ". -
feed a canal of this descrip- '

tion. A canal of about 85 miles in n

length from the fork of Black : }. AUTHORIZED RADIO AND TV SERVICE
Creek to the mouth of the SantaFe _

would connect the St. Johns,

entering the Atlantic with the Pioneer Before you buy any TV Set, you should consider
Suwannee, discharging itself into :
the Gulf of :Mexico." J the dealer's ,ability to service the Set. Our service IS. ... Seat Covers
The TV Dealer
report was disappointing to .
the people of Florida. A tidewater second to none, and consists of 3 technicians the
canal was impossible, as shown by Sales & Service UpholsteringCHAS.

the committee, and a canal with best intestis
locks was too expensive. The pro- very g equipment, and courteous and

Our Policy Has Always Been Quality. Service and ject was abandoned. efficient personnel.
Many years later, work was be-
Reasonable Prices. Every Prescription We Fill Is Carefully gun on a ship canal in 1935, and

after $5,000,000 was expanded,
Checked and Each Drug Is Accurately Weighed, work was stopped when Congresscut '

off funds. Later cross-state
Assuring The Utmost In Precision and Protection. a
barge canal was authorized by

Congress but no funds appropriated I

Cosmetics Perfumes for the purpose. II t


mercantile Saturday establishments one of Starke's changed largest :

hands. Mr. J. W. Hodges boughtout

. the stock of E. Strong, and
CANOVA PHARMACYIV Is now sole owner and proprietor.Mr. .

r Hodges is one of Starke's ....,

most successful business men and 7: Television Radio Seat Covers
-_ -- Upholstery I
Agency It is unnecessary to say that the .
business will prosper under his = .
Starke, Florida skillful management Fla. Advocate 'ff;:f'.J ; ; : -
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career wtih out a word of thanksto LET'S PUT )IELROS .
I I Remember J. M. Truby; well-known bus- ALL IN ONE COUNTY

iness.man, who taught the Sun- 7-7tT[
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day School class that we attended great deal is being said 1161

When I while in Starke. We consideredMr. about ,the bill which is before .
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Truby the very top in gentle- the Legislature to give to Ala- : 'iI'':
manly manner and a very helpful .
chua small
a piece of Bradford
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messenger among the young : .
County. As we have never seen
Juvenile, Delinquency-None! people of the community. An- .
What is characterized as juvenile I I other man who we will always this bill we are not competentto gOLD:: TIMERS :;

delinquency now simply did remember for his kindly counsel judge its goodness, but we I I : ;;: : : s...
in in business and other was cannot :
not exist In the years I lived ways see what hurt it will do -
Starke. Cutting scrapes often DEAD MULE Newell B. Hull, postmaster while to give a few acres of land] : :
happened among colored men, we lived there. :a
when it will be of such great I V :
but petty misdeeds by white boysof UP THE CREEKonly We should also state that we '
benefit to the little Mel- .
town.of :
the community were almost married on August 25, 1901, whilepublishing
unknown. If such occurred, the rose by placing it in one county. : : "had feed !
Incidents never reached the stage a weekly paper at Now if the.bill required that all too :s;
bustles, at times, but.
wore Gainesville ,
where the offenders were brought i Waldo, moving later to that territory south of Alligator ,
before the or other magis- invariably tagged around under a where three of jour four children I Creek to be ceded back to Ala- .
mayor i .
trate: The nearest approach to. load of from three to half a dozen were born, the fourth and last of I chua, as some of its opponents -.: .,, ..
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underskirts, which with the outer
delinquency by youths that we re-: the brood having been born after i claim, no one would oppose it . .. ,.
garments, obscured most .. .
every ; '
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member when, occasionally, we moved to Plant City. One stronger than the Telegraph and :
one or more was boys, anxious to get thing. True, ruffles and other daughter and three sons made up I. what all the stir and"excitement ... 11".,.". ... .JJ .. .: ._.
fancy doodads were seen in pro- the brood, and three are living. is about we cannot '" ,
of women's lower limbs, comprehend.If
glimpses .
would get on the off-side of a fusion well, but obscured.the anatomy So generallywas One of the sons, in the Air service it is politics it is deeply laid .:. ): ". ,..,.. :.:
train at the Call street crossingand you may was killed in England in the so deep it will never rise; ,. -)-.
shed tear two for the .
beneath the cars in the a or youthof fall of 1955. Our good wife died if it is new railroad towns, thatis I .
peep '
hope of glimpsing a leg or two as 60 years ago when you considerthe at Plant City on December 11, all in the eye of the opponents : .,'. : \: .
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available for : '
the women boarded or left the sights generally 1952, closing a married life of of this bill. Editorial, :May 24, ..Jl'. ., .
train. This lack of opportunity to observation today. more than 51 years. We credit 1889, Telegraph. y .

| see limbs lower than arms was Our Sunday School TeacherWe whatever success we experiencedto I .
due to the dress styles of that would not terminate this her untiring and faithful as- ADVICE ON USE : : .
f not outline of four Starke sistance. OF OLD PICKET FENCES I : '
f day and time, when women rambling I I :: :.:

t I STARKE INVENTOR I I Joseph T. Fewkes, of Starke, C. B. Mancel and Mr. Stewart "Economy" (Lawtey) is goingto =
DESIGNS COTTON GIN Fla., who was engaged in gin- Chapman. were united in wed- replace his old picket fence : ? .a.
ning cotton at that place last lock, Rev. Kickliter officiating. with one of, wire and asks us '.: : A .
Starke is to have another cot- year, and has been using the The many friends wish them what use he could make, of the J. .. .
ton gin, the machinery is ordered English gin. Aug. 16, 1889, much happiness. Hurry! girls or former after it is taken down. : -
and on its way here. Messrs. Telegraph. you will be left. Sept. 20, Well, our Starke people are I y y
Truby, Sternburg & Co. are the 1889,. Telegraph. brought up to walk upon logs .
projectors. The American cotton LABOR WONT WORK and want to keep "the hands .B.
gins are to be used, which is FOR CITY SCRIPT COUNCIL PRAISEDFOR in" so here we simply depositthe I
a compliment to Starke's inven STREET LAMPSWe old panels along the streets ;
tive genius, Mr. J. T. Fewkes, (Editorial, Sept. 6, 1889, and, use them as sidewalks. y
the inventor. The, engine, boiler, Telegraph) have always claimed that, When some pickets are brokenor c. : :
press and gins are to be en- There seems to be a difference' our beloved Starke was an en-' stolen for firewood, we place : :R:

tirely new and of the best and of opinion among the city dads lightened city, and now we can a scarecrow there to keep the .
most Improved make. The Ame- about ditching of Walnut street. prove it, for thanks to our gener- cows from stumbling and break- .
rican gins will do double the It seems that an order was ing their legs. You foreignersdon't ; .
ous city council, a number of :.: ",. ,32
work of the English gins. It passed to have the street ditched,I appear to be practical. .ovrI' .
is claimed the cotton is ginned but hands cannot be obtainedto lamps have been erected at dif- Telegraph, :May 31, 1889. t .. II
much cleaner. The new gin mill work for city script.HIGHLANDS ferent points in town. The wick- : ', .
j. v .
will be located in the building ed Lake Butler man thinks that PAY 'YOUR LAMP TAX ..: : ,. .

formerly occupied by J. L. Gas- NEWS the lamps were put up to guide As ,the city council have decided ,. .
kins as a gin house and it will (VINTAGE OF 1889) late frequenters of the coming I
erect street ,
any :.:
These gins -s.--
be repaired at once. saloons to their respective homes.
person who wishes to have a

will Starke cotton be for already have public been this use.season.Two ginned balesof -in stop We Mr.for are J.a Karr pleased while.has to just see his returned the homein rain wassailers as Yes, Will-o-the-wisps no doubt; but the they lamps will to also will those act be lamp house report erected or to the place committee in of front business, Messrs.of will his I:!:!! But Today Feeding Livestock Mid'Poultry The :::

Sept. 6, 1889, Telegraph. from a flying visit as guiding stars to staid church- Gardiner and :Miner, at once, or I
New York. goers. To "walk in beauty as hereafter forever hold his I .8.
There is now on exhibition at Misses Lizzie and Kate Cock the night" will henceforth be peace
and Modem Purina
pay his lamp tax without Way Solves The Work Feed
the industrial machine works of and Ida Hipple have gone to an agreeable pastime for our grumbling. Nov. 22, 1889, -
Brooklyn of which E. R. Van Jacksonville for a short pleasure citizens, since cows, razorbacks Telegraph.The .
Buren is manager' a piece of trip.Miss I and mud-puddles no longer can
machinery which is calculated to Eliza Minshew from Bar- trip them up or bedaub them in
work a revolution in the cotton berville, who has been visiting i the dark. The chronic gambler And Production Problem In Such A Manner It
business relatives in Highland, has goneto the too
everywhere.It says lamps are high to Florida Railway & Navi- .
is called the American cotton Starke for the purpose of light a pipe by; yet he can see gation is a fine old road, indeed.If .
gin, and is a great improve- attending school at Orange Col- to cut his tobacco and must hold you do not get there in time,

ment on the English machine lege.The his peace. Well, here's to the you can run the train down, Makes Raising[ Livestock And Poultry More'
which is used in this state for strawberry workers are city council; As their light and get aboard and not walk ,
ginning Sea Island or long very busy and look to the future shines for all men, so let men very fast either! Florida Telegraph -
staple cotton. with grand prospects. make it light for them. Nov. Jan. 11, 1889.
The machine is the invention of Last Thursday 12 inst. Mrs. 29, 1889, Telegraph.
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: s way. I told the women, and delivered
A z i.; that baby safely. Then ..L F1. .=_44L ;

while again finishing up, still another

;-'", .,-: d one came along, and whenI

,', : told the patient, she calmly
""-,, said: 'Well--don't let any of them _
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get away'One f _
strange incident he remembers _
concerns a man whose

hand the doctor amputated.A ,
Wlerd Request"He
J- ,
had the hand badly crush ,
ed in an accident," Dr., Middleton I
ir < said "and I amputated it just -, -
I j above the wrist. A while later he -

came to me and asked if I had

buried his hand. I told him I had,
and then he said he was having

J !great pain, because it felt as
if his. fingers had been crossed

," and buried that way. \

1 "Out of curiosity more than In retirement now, Dr. Middleton enjoys

anything else, I dug up the hand looking over clippings of the most event

'- but I could not tell if the fingers ful day of his life when his fellow citizens -
had been crossed or not, so I reburied -
it. turned out to honor him on a countywide -

"Dr. Middleton Day." ,
N "A few weeks later the man

came to see me, and he was feel left him." behalf of humanity. His reward ,

-- \ ."'.' -.---..... II .... : -. -- ing good. He asked 'me if I had, These are just a few of the : has not been riches or fame
ft ed in this one: difficulty, and the baby was born j
dug up the hand and when I many experiences of Dr. Middleton.who but the quiet content that comes
The Going Was Often Rough But Doctor Middleton "I was delivering v Baby for a I dead. While I was finishing up I' told him I had, he said he knew I today is resting and relaxed of knowing that 'he' ,has led a

I"farm woman. There was somediscovered another cnfld on the it-that the pain had entirely from his long years of toil on useful and interesting life.

Can Still Chuckle Over Hardships) Of The,Old DaysBy c=:

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r After rounding Sam McGarvey out four score

years of a busy lifetime, and BRADFORD 4x
quietly observing his eightieth + d COUNTY

birthday anniversary on January 1 i .
30, Dr. W, R Middleton st'!l fr
finds it difficult to "retire" completely .A y Er'
from medical practice. I pqa 1 -

Habits of half a century
standing aren't quickly broken, 1Y .

and some of his patients find it !
hard to realize that he retired 1857

"officially" back in 1953. They '.
still think of him when they Ot.
want advice and treatment-
like the one who came to him

just the other day with a bad
case of "shingles. .J I

Dr. Middleton announced his :
retirement in 1953, after more w ;: '
than 50 years of busy medical
; practice, and was honored with a :-.

a countywide "Dr. Middleton Dr. and Mrs. Middleton soon after their marriage in 1900.we .. f, _
Day," when people came from .." .. ,
i far and wide, and from all walksof crossed at least 25 little with me. Well, Nola (Mrs.I :=,.:;" @ I

life, in what was perhaps the bridges on the trin. I Middleton' ) had on a white dress. ,..=..,- ,: !
most outstanding tribute ever Had To.Swim Out and she got out of the car and :.h" : I!I _

accorded a citizen of Bradford "Well, we got to Middleburg, walked down the middle of the ... "

County."It and I saw the ferry which was flooded bridge, and I drove over, I
was the happiest day of just pulling out, but the creek following that white dress. If her 'r

my life," the doctor sa's, while was covered with green vegetation dress had been black, we'd never

proudly showing the inscribed and it looked to me like have made it!"

loving cup that he received as a just another bridge. Mrs. Middleton smiled as she, Bradford County, like all virgin areas,'
memento of the occasion, and too remembered."I '
He chucked: "I even IL
which now occupies a place of old model T more gas to get up was scared to death every was in 1857, a sprawling wilderness

honor on the mantel of his living speed, and the next thing I knew step of the way," she said. a :x .A 1
room. all and Dr. Middleton continued: of undeveloped acres. There
the water was over me i4 4 beganan ,
Model T Dunked Hazen, and we swam out to the "Sometimes, back in those

Relaxed now, after long yearsof edge of the creek." days if a bridge was out, then I era of development which '
arduous labor such as is I would drive as far as the crossing was to a
fished t
The Model T was finally 1 # '
take a boat over, and then t_
known only by the "country bring ?
out of the water, but it was a growing population the '
doctor" of a bygone era, he and practically ruined by the dunking I others would pick me up and general 3

Mrs. Middleton live a quite life and had to be replaced.In drive me to the home where help stores small shops and
in their Walnut street home, and to Dr. was. needed. ,.
a question
is of time to think Paid With GritsA t t
there plenty
reviewed his start in and thus
back and relate some of the rich Middleton doctor's pay in those times commerce and"industry joined
medical around this .
life. practice was varied, to the least. h
experiences of a very full say
section. "Lot's of times doctor had to with farming to -
instance-the time he a diversify the
For -
,"I began at Brooker im I 1903 means
miscalculated the ferryat take produce he said "or anything
slightly (although I had already been, of livelihood
Middleburg and ran a friend'scar practicing in Georgia for several' that the family could pay for Bradford County. _
into the swift-flowing watersof with. I was paid many times
old Black Creek. years) because there was a saw with old-fashioned grits, potatoes George L. Patten
mill there, but when the mill
from hay, or whatever the man
let's hear the yarn
But went broke I had to move. could afford. When I got hay. Judge, Circuit Court For the most part Bradford's
him: met told he was progress
"A man I me
had to Jacksonvillewith that was all right, for I used it
"I gone
A. A. (Ab) Hazen to drivea starting a veneering I transferredmy mill at to feed my horse." has gained momentum over the Theron A. Yawn
Sampson City, so years.
Model T Ford back for him to He remembers two serious epi-

Worthington Springs," he began office to Worthington I demics during his long career. Well known for its agriculture Judge, County Court
for Bradford
Springs, many years "
with a twinkle in his eye. "It "The worst one, he recalled
the Gem
about 1910 and the reasonI practiced and operated "was the. terrible "flu" epidemicin
was 5 County has also
went was that Ab couldn't Pharmacy. 1918. I tried to arrange it so ; become prominent .
while I had been drivingfor Served In Legislature I could get to bed by 5 a. m. fora # =a' { .,
drive V w r 'r
some time-in fact I had one "Then about 1913, I heard few hours of sleep, but wasn't ,. in industry. Its Civic life has kept "

of the first cars in this area, an that Hampton was without a always able to manage that. :;
doctor, and I set up my office pace as is attested :
early ,Cadillac.. time Sta.slth Patient by its fine churches > ,
there. That was the same
for a moment, and "The other was the smallpox
He paused ; \
continued: that I served one term as a epidemic, and while that did not and schools and homes and
legislator from Bradford County."I .., ,. by the
"We were going back by way takes so many lives, it was bad E +x
of Middleburg, and had a guide stayed at Hampton until enough. I remember that we lost '' spirit and character of its .:
1919, when I moved to Starke. I : citizenship. .
who rode on the running boardto one patient over at the State 1
settled down here, and have been ylt.
show us the way. The road Farm who bled to death from _
full of water and mud, and here ever since. the disease. .4' '
was '
In his modest way, the doctor One notable case he remembers We are proud to be the : -
told what the practice of medicine took treatments of 90 days. officials of ,

BRUIN BITES TIlE GRASSAS was like in the early days: "It was while I was at such a and _
THOMAS FIRES "We really went out among Brooker, and the man had typhoid county pledge our best efforts .: I

the people then. Doctors got a and he lived near Brooklyn.I ;.
Christmas Day much powderwas call and they answered it, because stayed with him for two weeks,, I' to conduct its affairs in keeping
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burnt to more or less purpose,I we were working for and then visited him again lots
but by far the best shot on recordwas I humanity. I've travelled all over of times until after 90 days he with the fine traditions. set by our } _
made by LaFayette Thomasof I this region by buggy, on horseback was better."

Lake View.This gentlemen was I or by car, and the trips Many of his memories concern distinguished predecessors. .A.-=---------.--
out hunting on Barnes Lake, Clay were long and there weren't the humorous and odd instances. P. D. Reddish
--w ---- -
j County, yith his double-barrel I good roads that we have today.I Like old '"Dr." Abraham the Sheriff Harmon P. MorganSuperintendent

loaded for deer. A bear haling crossed flooded creeks that the notorious colored faith healer,j Schools
from Etonia crub whree he had were so high I had to climb up who "practiced" from his homea

_ten hanging up so long that he on top of the buggy to keep from few miles northwest of ,Lawtey. r-
had contracted dyspepsia from washing away." Dr. Middleton smiled tolerant
constant diet of razorback and Walking Drug Store '

t"l gopher, but resolved to emigrate He continued his calm description ly."I heard a lot about his treat : (

r In search of what persimmons the of a doctor's life ,;years ago. ments," he said, "but I noticed ; ''y
'possums might have left. On the "We had no pharmacies back that when the old cuss got sick .F K r
I road he met Mr. T, who, at a distance then, and when I went out I he came to me." r rL x >y
of 50 feet, saluted the stranger carried' my drug store and all Barnyard RecipeHe

I with one barrel of his gun. my supplies and surgical instruments ran into foolish quack remedies

I }{r. Bruin was so overcome by this I with me. Sometimes it quite often."I .
attention that he immediately pro would I take a whole day, just to was called out to treat this

strated himself upon the ground. make -the trip out to a farm to man, and as I was leaving he

Fearng a resurrection the hunter deliver baby." asked me if, a mixture of hog
generously gave the traveler the He did not always go on calls hooves in a tea would help him. I I

second barrel which completely alone, and he laughs as he remembers said: No but if you'll dig up III'

sealed his fate. one time when Mrs. some of that manure in the barnyard ,
Mr. Thomas claims that the bear i Middleton went with him. and make a tea out of thatit I''I
from "It was while I was over at '
400 and might
weighed Ibs judging help.
the aminal's feet which were Worthington springs," he said, Like all modest persons Dr. 'I
to "and we had a lot of rain. Whenwe Middleton can at himself
brought to Starke, this appears laugh t
back from Brooker and tI
be a very modest estimate.-Telegraph got too.. r
reached the narrow wooden "Shortly after I started
Jan. 1, 1893. practicing I
bridge over the Santa Fe River I though I knew it all. !

just before Worthington it waS I called on a patient one day
covered with water. I didn't see and as she walked out to the If IItCa k
how we could get over safely because Marian L. Crosby
If Bradford County would gate with me she asked: "Doctor, _
there weren't any guardrails would it hurt to eat Chas. A.
spend a few hundred dollars in me some Darby -_
at all. Supervisor Registration
advertising its resources a great turnip greens? I replied sternly "
many of the people who are not White Dress Was Guide that if she did it would surely Gene Long Clerk Circuit Court J. R. Kelly
"To make matter worse It kill her. With that
she turned to
south would be induced Tax A88t88or"
going to stay here. Florida Telegraph was nearly dark, and I couldn't me and said: Well done et'em.*" Tax.Collector

light the car's headlights because Sense of HumorA
Jan. 18
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.. FRIDAY, MAY 5, 1957r

NEW REFRIGERATOR CARS Alvarez. -Fla.. Advocate, Feb. BRINGS INDIGNANT LETTER ROBBERIESLast tered the Heiberger house he threw him down but the darkey THEY ATE TOO MUCH
went to the residence of Mr. N.
When Florida entered the Union
succeeded in getting his feet.
8, 1898. night about 12 o'clock a on
Yesterday the Advocate reporter in 1845, a stage coach ran from Editor Advocate: negro broke Into the residence of T. Ritch, the banker, who lives on i Again Mr. Ritch threw him each Say, girls, what do you think

was shown through the Truby Garey's Ferry (Middleburg) to WEDDING COUPLES NOTICE The park is in the special care R. Heiberger on Call Street. Walnut Street. Here he entered of those two beys who had to be
time the succeeded In
& Thomas the house through the back door negro get-
Refrigerator Cars Newnansville and thence to Talla- of the Improvement Society After
plundering about the house from the table at the
I which are being built by the hassee. Passenger service was a- The genial Dr. Gaskins says which does not Intend or expectit he entered Mr. Heiberger's and went upstairs where he plundered I ting to his feet Finally he bit up

Truby & Thomas Refrigerator vailable in coaches that carried that he wishes to put all prospec- to go to ruin. where he stole 'a watch, a suit room of several rooms. He did,not Mr. Ritch's arm and jumped for log rolling the other day because

/ Works of this city. tive wedding couples on notice The editor of the Advocate under clothing, and somethingover secure much, however, for Mr.' the stairs. Mr. Ritch tried to hold i they had gormandized too much?
These red to be great the time Jesse Carter furnish them thinks that Ritch heard him' In one of the could In the afternoon
cars pr a I pro- that he can orange beds of flowers would $8 in money. Mr. Heibergerdid to his coat but the negro jerked They not work
success last year and carried the I prietof'of the' Central Line operated blossoms by the wheel barrow improve the appearance of the not wake until the darky had rooms and struck a match. He from him and ran down the and it seems that the dinner
berries to the northern marketsIn between Garey's Ferry and load from his grove in tl}e city. park; perhaps he does not know found the negro trying to hide In away all the attraction.Fla.. Ad-
made his was
escape. door.
fine condition. The cars are Tallahassee, advertised he run The doctor's trees escaped injuryby how many flowers have been the corner stairs and out the back

built so that the berries can be "two splendid 4-seat Troy built the recent cold snap.Fla.. planted only to be destroyed. It is thought that after he en- Mr. Ritch grabbed him and!-Fla. Advocate March 25, 1898. vocate, Feb. 8, 1898.

placed in four compartments and coaches." Advocate, Feb. 1, 1898. From the start the S. L. L A.

can be shipped to four different Fare for the '6-day trip was has met with passive if not active ----

points. $18. THOUGHT WAR i opposition from 'the majority of \
The express car 'which Is now HAD STARTED I the men In Starke first in their

on the side track here is capable WEDDING IN HIGH LIFE effort to keep neat the streets
the employees at the
of holding.1l. tons of ice. It will Sunday and public buildings which are a
Last at 8 o'clock F. C. & P. depot received quite a
be finished in few and will Thursday eve
a days disgrace to a town like ours, LANDLANDIL.
Rev. Nick Joiner spoke the shock to their nerves occasioned
then be placed on the road. The harp making true the remark of a re-
I words that made Mose Elijah and by- the head blowing out of a sy-
car will safely carry 380 crates cent visitor that "we have a very
of strawberries. The will Florence Moore man and wife. The rup barrel which was stored in the
town but
company pretty a very dirtyone. .
took at the home of warehouse. At the time of the
wedding place
soon have 4 cars in use and will ."
Laura }Moore in Lincoln. City. explosion Mr. Green was readingthe
no doubt carry the bulk of straw- The laying out of the park has ITHELADWEREPROUDOF l
Cuban war news, and he
The wedding march was beautifully -
berries shipped from this section. not met with more approval;
rendered by James Elberton thought some infernal 'machine
Mr. Joseph Thomas Is the in- people are willing to use, but .
had torn loose in the warehouseand
the guitar. Joe Cummings and
ventor ofthe new cars and has equally ready to abuse it The l
to investigate -
been them for He Laura Smith were attendants up- immediately
planning years. society has endeavored to keep it .
has been in the refrigerator bus- on the happy bride and groom. the damage. He found about in_as good order as the finances
After the the colored 35 gallons of old Florida
iness. ceremony would allow, and if the editor at
v. Favorite circulating about the .
in dance
The company has been manu- people participated a any time feels impelled to take
lasted 11 o'clock. floor. The syrup, however, founda >
which until
facturing a small refrigerator for his hoe and help to save the park _
crowd of white place to escape, and soon poured
Quite a people
several years which has given from wreck his cervices will be
itself on the ground, where several -
satisfaction and which from this city attended the wed-
perfect accepted with thanks by the soci
Advocate Feb. 22 cows had a sweet time consun-
Fla. ,
has been used all over the South. ety. .
ing it.-Fla. Advocate, Feb. 22,
The Refrigerator Car Is a late in- 1898. A Member
vention and will soon take the (Florida Advocate, March 25,

place of the small refrigerator.The GOOD FOOT BALL TE.-\ L. LOVELY DINNER PARTY 1898.) / \k '\

Truby & Thomas Refriger-
The boys at the Bradford. Mrs. S. J. Sternburg tenderedher 1
ator Works is a home industryand OUR SHERIFF HAPPY -
County high school have a foot- dinner
friends delightful -
our people should give it lady OVER FINDING LOST MONEY Jr
their hearty support-Fla. Advo- ball team that is hard to beat. party at her handsome resi- II
The members of the team are as after- Sheriff Denmark the
cate, March 11 1898.RUNWAY dence on Cheery St. Friday was hap- S
follows: Gardiner Anthony, noon. The affair was given in piest man in town last week. His I

Jonnie Sydboten, Richard Fer- honor of her many Lawtey happiness wag caused by him
nandez, Rodman Jones, Ned Powell friends, and will ever be remem- finding $637.59 worth of script

Sunday afternoon Col. V. J. Cosmo Alvarez, Arthur bered by those present as one of and coupons that he thought he ; '

Shipman's double team became Ritch, Will Kerce, Carl Knight the most delightful occasions of had lost.A \

frightened near Lawtey and ran and Gussie Knight. The boys hada the season. Those composing the year ago Mr. Denmark had 1\

away, completely demolishing his practice game last Saturday party were Mrs. E. A. Todd, Mrs. Mr. J. G. Alvarez to" lock the S

handsome new buggy. Col. Ship- evening and did some fine play- Smith, Mrs. Menier, Mrs. Hill, money up in his'safe. The money t _

man and family were in the buggyat ing.-Fla. Advocate, Feb. 14, 1898. Mrs. Militeer, Mrs. Emerson, Mrs. was in a large envelope and Mr. :. ,

the time of the runaway. but Edwards Mrs. Howard. Mrs. J. Alvarez placed it In a pigeon hole -
succeeded- In- escaping- unhurt- -Mr.- LIST OF SCHOLARS WHO L. Gaskins, Mrs. Strong, Mrs. back in his safe. Sheriff Den-

Brooks Shipman jumped on a I PASSED EXAMINATION Rising, Mrs. Von Kim, and Mrs. mark forgot what he did with,

horse and ran the team down.I Hackett.Florida Advocate, Feb. the money and lay back In the
Following are the names of the
He had to cut them loose from 1, 1898. safe untouched until last Friday
scholars who passed the exami- q.

the harness-Florida Advocate, night when Mr. Alvarez was look-
nation at the high school last
:March 8, 1898. : week. COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS ing for an insurance policy for

Mr. L.'D. Wall.
Julia Austin, Bowden Alvarez, Council met in regular session,
THEY GOT ROUGH Perse Gaskins, Eva :Miller, A. O J. M. Truby, chairman; others He came across the envelopeand
informed Sheriff Denmark of
Knight Ollie Weeks Murla Weeks, present, Messrs. Hackett, Middle-
Wednesday night Ed Heming- the fact When the sheriff found
Isabel Peek, Fannie Bessent Ruby ton and Morgan. Minutes of the \
way and John Paine became In- that it was he he
Brownlee, C. R. Jones, Carlysle last regular meeting read and ap money
volved int a heated argumen had lost he was the .
Peek, Joe Mittie McMurry, Bills amounting to $236.16were
which resulted in blows. The fight proved. in town and set'em and Called it
I up o cigars. 100 Years Ago Florida Birthed A New
started in front of :McMurry's Balus Edwards, Ned Powell, C. H. presented and warrants or- ,
gro- : -Fla. Advocate. March 15, 1898.
Paine Haynes, Lester Johns, Ervina dered drawn for same. Clerk pre-

cery.over the head struck with a Hemingway brick. They Johns, Lillie Matthews, Arthur sented a statement as to the WELL NEEDS FIXINGThe Starke. It's Progress, at first, like All Virgin Territory, was '

continued until Alvarez, R. s. Fernandez Blanche collection of donations and dues

opposite Mr.fighting J. G Alvarez's they store were Wall, Maud McMurry, Ruby Powell for installing and operating lights public well in front of the slow, but sure. Just '64 years after the birth of Starke, G. W.

when Hemingway struck Paine Maggie Crawford, Carl for the months of Jan. and Feb. court house needs fixing badly.

over the head with a board, and Knight J. W. Sydbotten, Berton There being no further business' There is a board missing from Alderman, M. F. Brown, D. E. Knight, A. Z. Adkins, E. M.

thus ended the fight.-Flo. Ad- Tennant, Will Kerce, Eddie Lubin. the council adjourned to meet to- the cover of the well which makesa

vocate, :March 4, 1898. Harry Miner, Lacy Kickliter, day at 3 o'clock.-Ge A. Gar- dangerous place for children and Johns,1 G. M. Inman, C. A. Knight and J.. E. Futch establishedThe
Gardner Anthony, Fannie Kick- diner, Clerk.-Fla. Advocate, Feb. cattle, as,.the well is on a level

LAND RECEIVER HERE liter. Hugh Brownlee Arthur 8, 1898. with the ground.-Fla. Advocate, Bradford Abstract Co. and through the this
Ritch, Jim Wills, Belle Edwards, March 15,1898. years company
Mr. N. D. Wainwright, Receiver. Carrie Reinoehl, Lela Sydbotten, .
of the U. S. Land Office at Gainesville Mary Wynn, S. F. Dowling, Nona. Friday as our handsome LIVINGSTON-WEEKS has served .the People of Bradford County furnishing Abstracts'

has been In the city for the :Burroughs, Will Miner, Jacob. councilman, Mr. F. R. Morgan, .

past two days, a guest of relatives.i Johns, Ara Andrews, Frenoy, was warming himself by the stove. Mr. Geo. C. Livingston and Miss of Title to their Lands.

Mr. Wainwright came to Stark' Phillips, Kate Liddon, Milton i a cartridge accidentally explod-i Jessie Weeks were married at the .

to attend the legal sales on Monday Brownlee, Kate Ritch, Mary Wall, ed in the fire. No damage was handsome residence of the ride's

and to attend to other bus- Jessie DeLoach, Porter Morgan, done, however, except to Mr. M's mother in this city Thursday even-

iness.Fla.. Advocate, Feb. 8, Roberta Fouts, Lawrence Bessent, nerves.Fla.. Advocate, Feb. 1, ing at 8:30 o'clock. Mr. Livingston ,
1898. Rod Weeks, Cosmo Alvarez, Vasco 1898. is one of Starke's handsome and "

obliging young business men BRADFORD ABSTRACT CO.
while the bride Is one of thiscity's

most charming young ladies -

The Advocate congratulatesthe ,
happy young couple and THELMA A. DINKINS J. R. KELLY

wishes them a long and happy
life. -Fla. Advocate %".. .
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See Your Doctor First. Then See Us .

100 Years may seem like a long time to most

MAY 5 THRU MAY 11' *

folks and it is but'add up the hours that Koch Drug Store too is
ever working to make the

Bradford County doctors have labored through

; VISITORS WELCOMESee health of Bradford County folks the best possible byworking

the good years and bad, in daylight and dark- '

I hand in hand with your doctor and compound

ness and they'll add up 4o many years of service

The BIG HISTORICAL PAGEANT to this community. ing the medicines he prescribes for you exactly as he

orderd it.
We at Kock Drug Store are proud to doff our I

hats to this civic-minded group of men whose Pharmacistspledge
Three Registered
congratulate Starke on its 100 years of progress and ;

in life is to serve mankind .
take this opportunity to thank our friends and customersfor \ At Your Service

their patronage thru the years. '. S I
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VOLLEY, L. STARLING J Prescriptions Fountain Service* Sundries KOCH DRUG STORE11__

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-- from public square. Attractivelyand could be hauled to the store. them ought to be on exhibit.

II} Believed In : pleasantly constructed. Re- "There were a few hogs in the "We used to make most of our
Merchants Advertising cently added to and furnished. Col- woods,,but most of our fresh meat sugar in the old days. It was good
brown and it was satisfac-
onade above and below from was game or" beef. There were a

institution business life as well as. In the Medkins: Chemicals, &C.," who cuits. which oranges and lemons can be great many cattle on the range, tory until the storekeepers they beganto had
Advertising, an show us sugar
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from the tree.
plucked now.
Notice-The "Starke House" is Later we sold little
.. higher and refining departmentsof advertised: We make specialtiesof a off that
which affects the lives of almost .. Sale and Stable fresh freighted in from away
ir)1 .. DeSoto Livery ,
pork in
in not, advertised, market at 5
; education. Starke is remark- neatness and carefulness as opened as yet in color.Later,
today, is sometimes con- was slightly lighter
everyone Lake J. E. Proprietor. cents,
City Henry, a
pound but
able for its healthfulness. Boardcan compounding physicians prescrip- but will be so in a short time. T. we bought
sidered to be a medium that has the commercial sugar was snow
Our Hopkins, Proprietor.. Special attention given to more salt pork at 8 to 10 cents
reasonable drugs
be obtained on tions, day or night. a ceased to use the
been developed to a high degree the comfort of patrons. We guar- pound. white and we
medicines chemicals &C. are of Charles E. Harrison Attorneyat
terms. For further particulars, ,
though we
of effectiveness only in recent home-made sugar
antee "to for less than
address C. L. Peek, principal.Dr. American and Foreign manufacture Law and Solicitor in ChanceryWill please" 'The old citizen who owned the know that the local product was

years.But. such is not the case. A .. E. O. Paschall, Physician, and are warranted to be practice in all the Courtsof any other for of commercial fifty miles around.travelers buggy and rode his buggy horse superior in food value to the re-

t glance through early editions of i Surgeon and Accoucheur, offers ,I fresh and pure.Hemingway. the 4th and 5th Judicial Cir Patronage especially solicited. to the meeting house on Sunday finery stuff. Our people should
Y his professional services to the I dealer in cuits. Office at residence. many descendents in the
The Bradford County Telegraph .M .t Dry "New advertisements will appear begin to make their own sugar a-
shows that merchants of this area citizens of Starke, Bradford and Goods and Groceries. N. E. Cor. Merchants from other towns next week in neat and attractive county. Most of his sons and gain and I would like to see some
countries. Calls promptly also used the columns of the Telegraph grandsons take their
adjoining families
were aggressively using news- Call & Walnut sts. Keeps constantly said item to Bradford County sugar at the
style, an
appearing -
5 to at all hours. Officeat with ads from Fernandina, church now in autos and
of they of- "
paper space to tell readers' of on hand a general stock Dry in the editorial columnof Fair in 1918.
where he can be Gainesville, Cedar Key and Lake ten pay for their autos
their services and products more drugstore Goods & Groceries Which he offersat that 1879 with a /
than 77 years ago-just as they tx found when not professionallyabsent. very low 'figures for cash or City the most prominent. paper. couple of bales of 70. cent cottonor REMAINS OF MASTADONLast

are today. The names of the products country produ e. A firstclasr"Sample How To Fit Shoes FAIRASS'N.. PRESIDENT a single crop of Irish potatoes
and the styles of type used Jesse N. Jones, dealer in Dry Room" in rear of Store, John Mackenzie's boot and RECALLS DAYS OF 1869 worth, J7-9 a ,barrrel. They ship week Sam Perry, who
to advertise them are different, '. Goods & Groceries, NortheastCor. where fine Liquors of all kinds shoe store of Fernandina gave WHEN TIMES WERE HARD their hogs instead of importing lives near Kingsley's Lake found
i of course -but the principal is the Call and Thompson Sts. and Lager "on ice," can be had the following instructions for sale bacon. And instead of paying quite a curiosity in the way of a
same. Keeps constantly in store a full at all'times. ordering shoes which if "carefully (From Telegraph, Oct. 12, 1917) 30 cents for white salt pork they section of the back of a large

i From its very beginning, Starke line of dry goods, Clothing, Boots GENERAL MERCHANDISE observed in taking measure for a "When I first came to Brad- cure their own meat for their own I mastadon. The main part of the

merchants have found The Tele- Shoes, Hats, Notions, &C. Hard- W. H. Rivers, dealer in Dry pair of boots or shoes for ladiesor ford County with my parents in use. They ship a surplus to the bone is about the size of a water
graph an effective medium for i _.____ ware and Crockeryware also Corn. Goods and Groceries, N. W. Corner gentlemen, I will guarantee a 1869," said F. M. Rivers, presi- North and sell it on the hoof for bucket and measures 13 inches
i telling their story to the peopleof lIE MAY HAVE USED Bacon, Flour, Lard, Sugar, Syrup, Walnut and Call Sts.. Keeps con' perfect fit: Put your foot downon dent of the Bradford County Fair 15 cents and upward. They used across. Mr. Perry had been fish-
this area. The oldnest copy of RYKES BEARD ELIXEB &C., &C_ All goods, sold cheapfor stantly in store a general stock of a sheet of white paper, with Association "there was but one to buy most of their corn and ing and was returning home whenhe

i'' The Telegraph known to be in Simon J. Temple, early Starke cash. Call and'xamine my Dry Goods and Groceries-Which sock or stocking on, have someone I buggy in the country that I meal from the North, too, but of saw what he supposed to be a
I existence is an issue of Oct. 25, .. stock and prices when you wishto he offers at remarkably low pricerfor to mark out the shape of the know of and that was owned bya late years the shipments of corn cypress stump on the edge of the
mW typicalof
1879 (three months after its saw operator, was buy for cash or country pro Produce.N. foot with a pencil held in a per- good brother now dead. He to this county from the middle lake. He kicked the object and a
or Country
founding in July of that year). heavy bearded men of the duce. Moss for Sale. A large lot of pendicular position; then measure used to load his family into the West have fallen off until they piece of the bone broke off. This
Even in those first 'months, The era. well cured moss for sale-nearly N. Sparkman, S. W. Cor. with tape around the foot from buggy on Sundays and because are almost nil. Our people now! convinced him that he had discovered -
Telegraph contained many inter- all cleaned and ready for market. Madison & Thompson sts. keeps the joint of the little toe diagon- there was no room for him and ship a great deal of com and the a relic. He took the bone
__ esting advertising messages. Beard ExpediterWith DRUG STORE RIVALS constantly in store or full assort- ally to the joint of the big toe; the family too, he solved the meal is ground at local mills. They home, afterwards bringing it to
I the return of beards to )rug Store, J. L. Gaskins, Phy ment of Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, then around the smallest part of problem by riding the horse. i have also learned to make better Starke where it is now on exhibit

Starke as a feature of its Cen- sician, Apothecary, Pharmaceutist Clothing, Hats, Notions, &C.Hardware the foot back of the toe joint and There were few if any wagons', wagons than they can buy from tion at Dr. J. L. Gaskins' drug
tennial celebration, at least one and Druggist, at the Old- and Crockeryware, also then the instep over the prominent hereabouts in those days. The the North and for less cost. store.-Fla. Advocate, March 4,
THEY SAY"You're of these old ads could be dusted Established Drug and Medicine! Corn, Bacon. Lard, Flour, Sugar, bon If for high cut shoesor farmers used to do their haul- "The people of Bradford County 1898.
off today and if its claims are Stand Is now receiving and has Syrup, Butter, &C. My goods are boots measure round heel and ing principally in two-wheel cartsor have much more to exhibit at a
true, should attract a lot of male recently added to his well selected offered at very low rates. Ordersin ankle. Orders accompanied with they packed their provisionshome county fair than they realize. They DEBONIAR DANCERS
Young patronage. This ad reads: stock many New Articles ol town or country promptly at the cash or satisfactory city references from the store on ponies. have traveled a long way toward I
Rykes' Beard Elixir-A wonderful English and American Manufac tended to.Lawyers will receive prompt at- "Following the Civil War the better things since' 1869. One of Messrs. Will Wall, Claude

Only Once ." discovery. Forces heavy Mous- ture. In fact we have actually in Advertised tention. Prices_ for_ boots and spirit of progress and develop- the two-wheel carts of the early I Alvarez, and A. B. Wall, three of
tache or Beard on smooth faces in stock most of the articles known L. B. Rhodes, Attorney at Law shoes ranged from $3.50 to $12. ment did not flourish, and for a I days should be exhibited at the Starke's most debonair young
from 20 to 30 days. These cuts to the drug and medicine trade,_ and Solicitor in Chancery, Lake Bargain In Board time conditions were what you Fair this year and I think I will men, attended a pleasant
(referring to a before and after all of which we are selling on I Butler will practice in all the Oliver House, Gainesville, Mrs. would call backward. show them a Bradford County dance at Waldo Wednesday even-
i at the
picture of a smooth faced man anda the lowest margin of profit. Courts of the State. Office in P. M. Oliver, ProprietressBoardand "Most of the bacon that was wagon made of local timber.Thereare ing. The dance took place in
> F.fi man with a long mustache) are Doc* Gaskins was evidently experiencing Court House.J. Lodging, per day $1 to 150. used came to us in 1,000 lb. hogs- some good hogs in the county Waldo House and was given
St r from the original and show a posi- competition from a T. Wills Attorney at Law- Per week-.$5 to $7. Owing to heads and the storekeeper would that would look well beside the honor of the many winter guestsat
tive result from its use. It works new drug store opened by Dr. E. Will practice in ajl} the Courts location of rooms. Special rates open the big barrel and sell the old breed of hogs. Good cattle, the Hotel.-Fla.
like magic and never fails. No O..' Paschall, "dealer in Drugs,, of the 4th and 5th Judicial Cir by the Month. Only fifty yards whole consignment before it too, are not scarce and some of Feb. 11, 1898. v
possible injury to skin, easily applied -
and certain in effect. Pkg.
post-paid 25 cts., 3 for 50 cts." =::!r "- I-

Among the other prominentads ''II -

/Ff in this earliest edition were: From This
Alvarez & Gaskins, Dealers in

Dry Goods & Groceries, North- '

,. west We keep Cor.constantly Call & Thompson on hand a Sts.full :_: --: '-- : :; NEVER IN. A HUNDRED YEARS _

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line of Dry Goods, Clothing ; -1 .

Boots, Shoes, Hats, Notions, &c. : ,
Hardware and Crockeryware, also -,L' ,
Corn, Bacon, Lard, Flour, Sugar, ,, t. ,.h,,, -,.' : .

Syrup &c. Goods sold cheap for g -=. COULDYOUBUYAFINERCAR J:''' \ _
cash or country produce. Call and
y -
examine our stock and prices if '
But It's Different
i you would secure bargains. Our When you Want a Mule, Hone : IN THE LOW PRICE FIELD .:
Cotton Gins ready -
Grist Mill and .. .
'With Your Clothes
for active operation at all times- .t:+ .Boggy or Wagon; *,SdojtUr-. j %..:"' -

i grind daysSaturday.Moses ..... .,
Mack, Blacksmith and ...#: lies*, come to $w us. : i
They can recapture the Wheelwright work in my w.aw r yt '
line done with dispatch and on + > wfiriyi0futntf MigL1 ; : .
"Spirit of Youth" over and reasonable terms. ><1 ;: the senrht *>* "
very : ewtuaKn
over again. Every timeyou Cash Richard Or Produce& Pace-Keep const- y**5> tint lowtot AND NEVER IN A HUNDRED. YEARS ,. .

send them to us for antly on hand Corn Bacon and I 0& ; ,, .s.J..Mr. A. 1.1 1.. .:
assortmentof -1 .. .,:) .. .:.
Flour, also general ie ''f

Dry Cleaning, they'll come Groceries, Provisions, Dry c: .j' J! W. Aalrewi> Son, '"
Goods, Boots, Shoes, Hats, Hard ,, COULD YOU FIND MORE MODERN --
back smiling with all the ware, Drugs & Medicines, and 'I ::

sparkle and they had everything that is kept in A First _:.. :;: _.;: ,-- .. _
snap Class Country store, and sold for I r MORE COMPLETE AUTOMOBILE SALES AND SERVICE

when new. "'e'n add many, cash and exchanged for country
extra months of good looks E. D. Brigham, Boot and Shoe

K Maker-All work in my line- done. '
to every suit in your ward- at prices to suit the times. Repairing To This : I

neatly and cheaply done. .
White Sewing Machine Co.Atthe

Prompt Pick-up, AndDelivery Fair fourth held at annual Gainesville Florida, The State Pre- cf#: !:! We are glad to be numbered among the Firms -

mium and Diploma for the best
have been in business in Starke for
Service Sewing Machine were awarded to that more

The White, after a spirited contest
with Singer-no other machine ; than 40 years. We feel our long business life is
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venturing to enter the list.

i Geo. W. Baisden Dealer in 1 proof that we have given service and satisfaction

Wines Liquors, and Segars, be-

twen ware-house & Post-Office. two of the principles upon ,which I every successful -
Short School Terms
I Starke Institute-Fail term
business must be founded.
in }
opens on the first Monday

September, 1879. continuing four .

418 West Call Street scholastic months. Spring term ..
opens on first Tuesday in January. .

Starke, Fla. 1880, continuing six scholastic :it-.y. J. W. ANDREWS, Founder .- ,
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months. Instruction thorough and -,. -
| systematic. Special training for: :'.". Orie Wiggings, Manager -_

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s> { ;_ :. < : J. 1{'. Andrews, HI, Parts Department Jlanagerc::,:
l .ie tf 'tali. 'wyr..ai,.....aril ,.. I ; .',
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are proud to be doing our bit to help our farmers keep '., ._ > fx

up with the times with modern equipment, feed, fertilizers '

and suplies. It is always a pleasure to serve Andrews Motor Co.rr: ti

you. Come see us when in town for Starke's Big :. K*
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City Council has ordered to 60 days in jail. i

that all motor vehicles must sound Shade trees in the town were r _ _ _
their horns at least 50 feet from also protected by town ordinancesin
each street crossing and shall con- 1914. "If any person shall in-
tinue to sound them 'until they jure any shade tree in the public t _
have passed the intersection! streets or squares of the town," .

But don't get alarmed, folks. the law read, "by himself, his .,r
This\order was issued more than children or any horse or mule or
cow of his, he shall be liable, \
50 years ago and included in the up-
City Code of 1914, when the automobile on conviction to pay a fine of not

was still something of a more than $25. I WHEN YOU NEED
novelty. stubborn children were The laws of 1914 also indicated
also subject to a heavy fine. that sanitation and disease were
Changes in the City Code since major concerns in those days. Ten miles 'an hour was speed limit in city of Starke 40

then relect the changes in public The code prohibited the exposingof j years ago.
attitude toward the automobile fresh meat and fish for sale on
least one white light in front and milk, meals, newspapers, and cas-
sidewalks and provided for the
in the
the way
as well as changes
,1+ one red light in the rear," a 1932 kets and burial supplies. The law
of thinking of people during the screening off of meats, fish.
law stated. '
various periods of Starke's history oysters, fruits, cooked foods, and' provided that "such articles may ., .
As the town has grown, so has vegetables.The 'I Persons driving motor driven be sold to supply said need by any t
the number and complexity of its code included laws govern- vehicles were required to stop at person, but behind closed doors," '. ,. ,
the request or signal of any per- but "such articles" were not clear-
laws. In 1914 the City Code book ing procedures for handling scar- I
contained only 98 pages. The Code let fever, diphtheria typhoid fever son riding or driving a restive ly defined. .;; :, .
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Book of 1932 contained 175 pages: ond other infectious diseases. It The law against Sunday amusements r..:',:::
and the 1953 book, the most recent provided for the establishment of Since 1914 the speed limit had'' still stood in 1932 and the I

compilation, contains 280 detention camps in which persons been 'raised to 20 m. p. h. in the rogues, vagabonds, dissolute per- >
pages of rules and regulations.In from other towns in which the business section and 25 in the residential sons, stubborn children and the v ie:4:
1914 the Code Book was compiled contagious disease existed could section, except for streets rest of the nefarious list still faced
by Town Attorney J. E. be quarantined.Even which intersect Call, Walnut, prosecution.
Futch, signed by Council Chair by 1932, eighteen years Ninth, Cherry, Church Madison, Laws that had been added be-
man E. s. Matthews attested toby later, the attitudes of the peopleas Tenth or Temple Avenue, Or State tween 1914 and 1932 included one .
Town Clerk C. A. Futch, and reflected in their laws had not Road No. 13 (now U. S. 301)) on which prohibited the sale of pat-

approved by Mayor C. F. Hoover. changed very radically. Most of which the speed was limited to ented medicines except by duly ,
According to the code in 1914 the the laws had been retained 10 m. p. h. authorized druggists doing bus- j

it was unlawful "to run or drive with a few additions and changes: A collision at the Intersectionsof iness in the city, and also pro-
any motor car, motorcycle of Automobile laws had not changed any of these streets would be hibited medicine shows. I-
bicycle at a rate of speed exceeding much. Drivers were still required prima facie evidence that the per- By the time 'the 1953 code was
10 miles per hour within the to sound a horn, gong or son had been speeding on the adopted, many of these old laws 4'i M3 .
town of Starke." The maximum bell when crossing an intersection, streets named, the law stated. indicative of slower moving and i i _
penalty for violating the speed and this had been amended to in By 1932 trains were allowed to more restrictive eras, had been I
limit or horn blowing laws wasa elude turning corners also. zip through town at 20 miles an dropped.
fine of $100 or 30 days in jail. Vehicles were required to have hour, but could hold up traffic at
Trains also were discouragedfrom headlamps which would "throw a a crossing only five minutes before
hurrying through the town ray of light not less than 90 feet, being periled by the law. PINE STRAW PROMOTED
and show to the rear a red light.
Sunday sales
with an ordinance limiting their were pro- FOR USE AS BAGGINGThe
"Any automobile, or vehicle ofa hibited all day, except for
Ye drugstores
speed to four m. p. h. "It shall
the duty," the law said, "of all similar character, left standing which were permitted to sell manufacturers of pine
operating trains or loc I on any of the streets between sun. 'only! prescriptions and drugs, straw cotton bagging in North
persons omotives in the Town of Starketo set and sunrise, shall show at and establishments selling ice, Carolina are finding ready sale

cause the bell of such locomotive for their .product, which seemsto 'yh. anH"
answer as well for the '
,to be rung before crossingany pur
and no pose of covering cotton as jute.
street, lane or alley,
train or locomotive shall run Monday in Macon, Ga., samplesof I
the new bagging were on
through town at a greater rate :''ss'
exhibition and the Macon Tele
hour. ;
of speed than four miles per
graph speaks of it thus:
unlawful for
In 1914 it was also
trains or railway cars to block an Medicine i There is a bagging that meets q|

intersection in the town for more all the requirements and that
than 10 minutes. Shows li will win the fight. It is the '
Back in those days the law: (r, equal if not the superior of jute, .1 '
reflected a public concern for the and will commend itself to the : .
morals, as well as the safety of Were ti i/;3 3 farmer as soon as he sees it. ,
the individuals. Except for a few ::4 < It is pine straw bagging. Said

business which provided necces- i. tt.u..... *.;.....:..0., Warehouseman C. Willingham of
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services, during church hours Outlawed I Georgia:
sary : S
f! E1
Sunday. Was allowed to be con "I consider it the equal of jutein
ducted. It was unlawful for any < W.. ., .>, every respect and believe thatit
merchant, Shopkeeper, dealer or In 1932 t.to; :t.'j' t:>-; will take the place of jute.It .
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other persons engaged in trade to f..:'(>"'iV. ... ,:..:. ,?:$ is as durable as it is accept-
keep open his place of business or Ordinance ''t #'{ able; it is cheaper and it utilizesour SS
to sell, barter or exchange any N> pine forests. I am for it and '
goods wares or merchandise on can sell it as easy as jute."

Sunday after 10 o'clock a.m., except Book "A roll of pine straw is ex- BRADFORD COUNTY .
from 2 o'clock p. m. until 6 actly like a roll of jute, only ; ,
o'clock p. m. Drug stores were allowed the former is of a deep red, : .
to stay open for the purpose brick dust color and heavier. '.. 'R5;: 1
of compounding prescriptionsand The texture is exactly the same, >' "
selling drugs, "but for no and except in the particulars ;. ;! .
other purpose." r mentioned cannot be distinguished -
businesses exempt were from the jute." Editorial,
hotels Other, boarding houses and re- Sept. 13, 1889, Telegraph. .,: f Someday folks will look back to 1957 and talk about:

......"nto which could sell mealsbiauiauia
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on Sunday, "but shall not sell or the "Good Old Days" just do about the1800's.
otherwise dispose of cigars or any < r as we now

others goods, wares or merrchan- RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF EVERYTHING '.I. -.....'- t

bove dise except mentioned.within Ice the, milk hours and a- ;: We're mighty glad to be a part of the present:

newspapers could be sold during

the prohibited hours and 'under sell CLOSE TO CENTENNIAL HEADQUARTERS !though .* for there are untold miracles awaiting us .
takers or merchants" could, ..

"caskets preparing and for other the burial supplies of the in CLOSE TO STADIUM ii I that perhaps we may see and marvel at just as we

"The passing In or out on Sun- ; :. have through the years and now accept with only
such store, shop or .
day of any .. .. iw .>
of business fry persons, _, ; .A ", .-
place And t
Of : .
other than the owner or those em- Plenty Parking Space >, \.. ; casual interest. ,
shall be prima facie ,
ployed therein "
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violation of this r t :
evidence of a j j' ,
section." .
were prohibited'! : y
Barber shops MAKE
from operating on Sunday at all. For those days which lie ahead, we wish the best of ,

Entertainment on Sunday was c'
also frowned on back in 1914. HERB'S DRIVE-IN RESTAURANT .,,} everything for Bradford County and its people. May
Fines up to $100 or 30 days

jail gaging was in provided managing for persons promotingor en- 367 N. TEMPLE AVE the destiny fo our county be filled with prosperity and

advertising "any game of baa' .

ball, football, basket ball or other, happiness, and may each of us work a little harder to
like game to be played on Sunday ; .. .,.
or who engages in manages, pro- >' .

motes or advertises any circus CURB DINING ROOM .. make that dream come true. .
opera, theatrical or
; '
other performance or any bowl- --5 :';{i.. :'.i, -.., .. ., 'ft
ing alley, moving picture show or 5- .. .. .. 7
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any kindred or like game amuse- SERVICE SERVICE I'I'T .. -'. .. ;;'- ..:1 .,. ,, [
to be given ,
ment or performance S !- 1" ..
Sun- .. .'
exhibited on '
performed or -'/ '
a .
day. .
The citizens of Starke In 1914 I SEE US FOR
were protected from an assort-
ment, of types of undesirable HEADQUARTERS, FOR GOOD FOOD

characters ranging from "stub- ,
born children" to "lewd, wanton ,', '

and This lascivious list included persons."rogues" and BUILDING 'MATERIALS PAINTS & SUPPLIES

vagabonds, I idle and dissolute persons -
who use juggling or unlawful CONGRATULATIONS ,

games br plays, common piperr \ .. .' > <.- --
and fiddlers, stubborn children i" _jfI'd'_ '
runaways, common drunkards i STARKE ANDBRADFORD / : /

lewd common, wanton night-walkers and lascivious pilferers persons .. 't- ... ,
B. T. Thomas Lumber Co1

mon railers in speech and or brawlers behavior persons, com COUNTY. >"" ', ,- J .

who neglect their calling or em- ON YOUR tj
ployment, misspend what they can
do not for them- j
earn, and provide .
selves or for the support of their Miles South on U. S.. 301 Phone 418 Starke, Florida
families and all' other idle or 100 YEARS OF PROGRESS- II :

disorderly persons." I jjl-S. S
Upon conviction. these undesirables II liii ;
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THREE : ;7 tJ. ; : STAR K E I ISSUE f '

SECTION ..i.-.,.. .'',r'i: : MAY 3, J957
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1 Starke Came Close To Being 'Central City'

,' .' in spite of iUl close with the express -
\ti 'Wk"o: : during last year's Let
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Controversy Raged In 1889 .. ).:!:z.,<. "'(, "!M"VO' It.,:'" ; ,,_. "? hope that under its new ,us keep Starke and bury the still-
.. ) ;:::tt name Starke is destined to become born babe Central City under the

.. ; I theChicago of the Flower green sod of oblivion."
When Newcomer To Tfie City >.. I IJiI State."
: <. However, the person who ap-
Poetic Arguments parently was the chief proponentof
Tried To Change It's Name In the next issue, the Telegraph I the change replied in a lengthy
j noted wryly: I rebuttal:

"A great deal of interest is being -' On The Defensive

If a certain group of "pro aspects of the suggested change." 1 manifested in the proposed "Now gentlemen ...
my personality :
had its Mayor Won Over change of name for our beautiful is
gressives" had way some of no more account (in
68 years ago, we wouldn't be cele- The proposal was brought up at bi- city, in fact, the discussion is this debate) ... Chance and the

,brating Starke's Centennial next the Council meeting that week; t ., waxing quite hot central position of your town directed

week \ i ; and reported as follows I. '.. Po And under local items, the following me to your gates ... for

The town itself would still be I "The matter of changing the : your satisfaction ... I have not

100 years old of course, but the name of Starke to Central City ,. "There is no reason why Starke escaped from either Bedlam or
name would be Central City instead was discussed but no actions taken [ 'Yl'Y i Yy J'x.irtY should not be sung by poets. It Sing-Sing.

of Starke--and thereby by the Council in the matter, rhymes with ark, bark, dark, i "It was while engaged in draw
hangs a tale. as they do not have the jurisdiction hark, lark, mark, park, shark, ing out a form of advertisement
spark, and to
host help boom
a of allowable
thereof. your town .
of .
Even in those early days a
,' rhyme-words. Central labor of love for
1889, the citizens of Starke were "The following was handed in ._. dLM a ? WWLL1jLr & mes only with pity." City rhy .'paid with derision which by not I am a few re

advertising conscious and were at a late hour and will give a 'Obs rvl'r' debates for the .. that I recognized the diffi-
always on the alert for ways and better idea of actions In this 1 culty of getting capitalists
change: ,. to
means of attracting newcomers matter- assimilate the syllable of
from the North in the hope that "Prior to the official meeting, ,M1 a r Ci4 "It seems from one of your To a stranger, .. there is Starke.some-
they would invest their money in the Council called upon Mr. Wit- : correspondents that the present: thing excessively uncouth and
Starke and Bradford County real kovski for an expression of'his Y! : name Starke was an outgrowth of even unfriendly in the name.
an old-time love match, the in
estate.It "To
opinion in relation to the r you, it
proposed terest of seems, the
was during this eventful year I change. The. Mayor stated that ; _; -.. -fL. : ,-,' ,.- It is time which now to is long gone by. Starke is dear .. The town of is

thatgot someone, identity. unknown, I he was in favor of any move .1 t2.-AL'Iyk _K\.-' ..".",'.,,. .' ". d'., --, .:-..,"-';. and ,to'fold it up with drop the the records name sacred; ... and no intruder's footfall -
the idea that the name i likely to benefit the town of of Central City_Cancel the letter must be heard. In Starke

"Starke" was something less than Starke. Subsequently, being called J iL 'e and see what the word many of. you were born, and in

euphonious and did not lend itself upon, he stated: 'I heartily endorse 3r I; : means-'wholly, entirely, absolutely Starke die a number of you wish to
advertising { the action of and you conclude
well for purposes the Council as stark mad, stark blind, that the
in northern publications. Since the'in this matter, and I do not think stark naked'.No matter how rose of Starke by any other name
town was centrally located "mid- that a more suitable name cculd ___ spell it, suggests'nothing worth you would stink "
Vajl between Lake City and possibly be chosen." thinking about_give us Central "Some such advertisement as
Palatka Cedar Key and Fernan- The next week the council apparently City." follows was what I drafted out

dina, Pensacola and the Ever passed a resolution in A native, who termed himself for your town come now, say
came u favor of the e candidly, don't you think it sounds
glades" this gentleman p name change, for in 9 'Lay on MacDuff'
with the idea of renaming the the Issue of March 22, this item ----- --- -------- ._.- .--_..u,......--- _- -, _._u_ -- -- -' -_...-, :rt--- the proposal, vigorously: .attacked : better than Starke-

town Central City. appeared: the town of Starke to CENTRALCITY. "FROM SNOWBALLS TO ORANGES," a travelogue-novel pub- eration before another name could Would Cause Confusion"I HOME(advertisement SWEET HOME)

Council ApprovesHe "A resolution passed at the last Signed by Louis Witkovski. lished in 1894, describing a trip by railroad from New York te: as familiar as Starke-,1 say have perused with much astonishment There is no likelier place for a
and his disciples apparentlyconvinced meeting of the town Council ap- Mayor, and Geo. E.Pace, W. W. to Florida carried this page of pictures and a complimentary change not the name that our and ... amusement home than CENTRAL CITY,
the city council of the proving the new name of 'CentralCity' Sapp, U. D. Miner, and S. P., Gar- description of Starke. The pictures were identified as follows: forefathers gave our town ... ... some of the communicationson the county seat of Bradford
wisdom of the change. A resolution L for Starke, and of placing diner, Aldermen.A 'Another Citizen' argued for the the .. change ... Have the County, formerly called
1)) Hoffman Bros. Store 2)) T. A. Store.
the matter before the inhabitantshas Knight's 3)) Presby- advocates thought
the change: of the inconveniences STARKE.
was 'passed favoring reaction. from the public was
and circulated taken the form of a petition terian Church. 4) Truby, Sternburg & Co.'s Store. 5) Public "The and perplexities? ... Founded
name a petition not long in coming. name tarke originatedwhen 1857-2,000 Inhabitants -
asking the State Legislature for to the Legislature and is now goIng School. 6) S. J. Sternburg Residence. 7) W. E. Davis Resi A. Cole, largest landownein rright here in Florida the change
authority to make the change. the rounds. In adddition to the One writer, who signed himself denee. 8) CoL E. Strong's Residence. 9) .Market Scene. The consultation with Geo. E. Pa cewould be.known by the reading "The epidemic of 1888 passed

Then, as the saying goes, "all names of the city Council and its Immigrant, wrote wrathfully as three houses pictured are still attractive homes in'Starke and,Capt. Richard, Mr. Cole wallowed publif but in the North and over this city and the locality,
Chairman, George E. Pace,, the follows: West where we look
hell broke loose" and the controversy today. The Sternburg residence is now the T. J. Griffin home; to name it Starke for the for immigration being absolutely free from malarial
petition is endorsed already 6y Old Name Best it would
that raged for weeks in not very evident reason that it was take decades before and typhoid germs, is one of
the and ,the Davis house extensively remodelled, is now the A. .Z. this
several of the news would be
the columns of The Telegraph "The question was mooted the name of his sweetheart_The known. the healthiest in the world. Thousands
would have put to shame some of leading citizens and as soon as a some five weeks ago by one of Adldns home; the Strong residence, for many years the homeof other two parties reluctantly as- ". .. would not the 'Post Office of acres, heavily timbered

our modern day differences of majority of the townsfolk haveappended our citizens and a gentleman who the W. L. Wall family, is now occupied by County Clerk sented, and ever afterwards they Department ... incur an with pine for northern shipment,
opinion over local issues. their signatures .the desired to become one of us if the Chas. A. Darby and family The* Presbyterian Church, about have both been willing thatname the endless amount of trouble and and suitable for the cultivationof

The kick-off when document will be duly forwarded name of the town could be changed eight years old at the time of this picture was surrounded by should be changed if came one to the proper quarter." ; and the writer, when first ap- open fields and pine thickets. The old school was where theWoman's name could be found-. City, and the post office as peaches, strawberries and fruitsof
Starke ..
who himself .
signed simply as"Citizen" Editor
Incites OpinionIn every kind await the enterprise
wrote letter to t : proached on the subject, declared ?V lab stands today. Location of the Market Scene! is "Northern men and strangers "Starke is
a a good short of
In that same issue, the Telegraph himself distinctly as opposed to to the town whose,opinion should substantial settlers at prices much lower
editor In! the March 8, 1889 issue I commented editorially as the change. unknown. be respected as of potential name. There: is no1 more than obtain near towns that have
stating: follows: to value romance about it than in a light- 'been built. for ornament and
"Starke Is the ''half-way' hot "Shall the name of Starke be "The' only argument in favor of mess, then avoid this trouble and ER ... it will be an honor to be a animously your future of are almost un erwood stump ... but neither doesit boomed by artificial means. Alluvial

on the iron road between Fernan- changed? This subject seems to the change is that an inspection stick to the old name so long resident of Central City, and an lier name than opinion Starke that no ug smack of a paper town.It Was lands reclaimed from the

dina and Cedar Keys, while again be agitating the minds of some of of the map will make its appro- borne with so mucn honor andso insult to be called a Starke-ite." given to the town.Toads could be good when first bestowed in honor adjacent chain of lakes will produce
priateness apparent..th: is true, and: of
the new railroad being built from our businesssmen not a little. Weinvite little blame." Blames "Revolutionists" alligators probably pure young lady; good unequalled crops of sugarcane
if we cut off the western portion object to the when immigration found it out and vegetables.
Lake City to Palatka has its exact : correspondence, on either and the southern half of the But 'Let Her po, Galligher' Indignant 'Starke' replied: reclamation of their swamp, but 12 years ago; good when you captured "Central City is clean, commod-
geographical mean in this side real of sentiments the subject.of the Let us people.get "the state favored the change: "Let. us keep. our 'traditions and the work of improvement goes on the court house .and *good (Continued on Page 4)

city."This ; "Many places which today disfigure "There are no old associations the name of our town. It we give
In the issue of March 29, the' I
propcJSa! is to be submitted Council published the following the map of Florida exist that attach us to the name of way to those revolutionists in

to the Mayor and Council for notice: only in names and a few inhabit- Starke, although a resident for this bold demand there would be
their consideration, and while the ants, who vegetate in solitudes We like the is claimed thatit
"The citizens many years. name no end to iL..It
of the town of THE
local authorities are engaged in Starke and vicinity are hereby but they cling to the delusion Central City. Some people think (the change in name) will PHARMACIST HAS ALWAYS% BEENA
weighing this important point, it notified that that a name will make a town.... there is nothing in a name but change the price of goods and
application will be '
would be well for the citizens of made to the "...If we wish to reap the benefit we can change the name and by cause the merchants and money

Starke to discuss the different the State to change next Legislature the name, of of of our well merited reputation properly fertilizing change its I changers to realize greater pro- VITAL PART OF COMMUNITY LIFE
for health, beauty and bus- HUE and.make it smell SWEET- fits..it would take a whole gene ,

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Pioneered By Gulf, The Oil Industry Has Kept i rr ,,4j; .

Pace With Our Country's Growtjh. Today, Oil


With Its By-Products, Surges I7 ,1 1 ay
Amen- alI

'can Industry.. Powers Our Cars, Ships And --

Planes And Helps Keep America Great In ,

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Vast Other: Ways. As Your Bradford County '/ .. ,

Distributor We Pledge To Bring Your Vital '
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Petroleum Products, When And Where Needed ;rW: i I .

And To Co-Operate In Every Way Towards Read, your old and
magazines and will
.... ; .' you see that the

A Brighter, Happier And More Prosperous ,} -, pharmacist played an important part, in community life even 100
years ago. By his long hours of
day in and day out he

Starke And Bradford County. I has,helped the community grow and prosper by conscientiously perform

ing his task of keeping people well .
and by keeping out disease and

e idemies. Today Mitchell's is
performing that service to the Community

giving prompt, courteous prescription service at
most economical

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every town concerned along the Springs, and Strickland's Land- NO OCCUPATIONThe She goes to town on Saturday Housewife NO OCCUPA-
Jacksonville Starke, Tampa Short ing on Kingsley:Lake. Her only recreation; TION!

I Remember 1926? Route. The Starke Chamber of Commerce farmer's wife at early dawn She's listed in the census books- ,-Telegraph, Apr. 23, 1926 .

The Starke Exchange Club was voted to enter a float in Gets up and calls the men
organized and held weekly lunch- Jacksonville's Orange Blossom '
the children's lunchesup
She. puts
eon meetings at the MagnoliaCafe. Festival on New' Year's Day. It ,

It Was A Year Of Boom Of Big operation.Commerce DeWitt which: was C. Jones already was in Arch. Durden, general manager was strawberry to be ,in, seven'the shape feet of tall a huge. And goes to set a hen.,
Many Thing Have Changed
elected of the Hampton Beach Develop- Said Mayor D. C. Jones at I
) temporary chairman. She milks a half a dozen cows
ment Co. announced that a deal year's end: "The time has come
Deals ( ) And Of Five hundred road
on Paper Tragedy signs, in was practically closed for the that 'we must have more paved And helps to cuts thespuds; During The Past 100 Years
the form an arrow, carrying the She does the washing, cooks the
erection of -a $35,000 hotel of streets/ In a very short time
wording "Starke Flordia. Where
The year of 1926 will long 'be was lathered up and in the barber I ceived and plans were being brick and concrete on the shoreof more state highways will be food,
remembered as one of feverish chair when Mrs. arrived. made the erect them on main little Santa Fe Lake near completed through Starke. Thou- And sews the family duds.
activities throughout Florida; a Snatching a steaming towel from Hampton. (Editor's note: At one sands of people will pass throughour V
roads throughout the state. She the garden, pulls the
year of big deals; of property his face, she ran both him and time Hampton Lake was knownas town. Jf we expect the newcomers i But the integrity and
The limit of
changing hands at a dizzy pace; the barber into the street. legal highway Little Santa Fe.) to stop and make Starke weeds
speed was raised to 45 miles an ducks and high standards of
Attends to geese;
subdivisions laid out Starke's their home we must make
of grandiose new American La- The Bradford County Telegraph our 7
hour and Sheriff W. J .- Epperson makes the butter, sells the
in the piney woods; and sky- .France fire truck had just ar- issued a bulky "Booster town more attractive. Above all She
I announced plans to put on a surveyor are just as
scrapers started that were some- I rived. (Editor's note: It Is still I Edition" of 52 pages, largestever things, we must have more hard- eggs- {
times never finished. It was the in use.) motorcycle sters Road cop 13.to help curb speed- published locally up to that surfaced streets." In winter fries the grease. today as they were P

year of the peak of the Florida A Chamber of Commerce was ,on time It was exceeded only by '
land boom that was soon to burst organized at Hampton with Arthur Messrs. D. strowbridge and W. The Telegraph's 75th Anniversary .. the late H. E.

like a child's toy balloon. I. Gould, proprietor of the Hampton F. Covell announced plans for Issue in 1954, totaling 56 I
Most frenzied activity, of course, Hotel, as president. Auto I opening: a plant in Starke for the pages.A ran many of the j / 5
the South Florida area,' manufacturing of soaps, paints, WE EXTEND the't
was in I
plates were ordered with the Chicago physician announced '! that still locate much .
and flavoring extracts.
and polishes
but the fever was contagious
motto: "Hampton, FloridaTheCity that ""modern Women" are ,
before it was over Starke and of Opportunitiea" Gould Preliminary plans knd esti- shattering; their nervous' -systemsand the property in
Bradford County contracted the mates for Starke" Masonic Tem- A CORDIAL WELCOME
reported that the influx of northern health with a merrygoroundof
germ boomitis. Bradford County << people registered at his hotel ple had been completed callingfor activities. "It's her craze for and Bradford County
had not one Chamber of Com- had increased in recent a two story structure on '
I speed thrills, and excitementthat .
merce' 'but four! A 60-room months. Call St. near the Starke Hotel. TO STARKE'S.CENTENNIAL day. ,
is responsible for increas-
hotel was planned for Starke and (Editors note. But the 1926 boom .
tension, said
Lawtey followed Hampton's lead ingly high nervous ,
laid followed bust, so the
Crosby Lake Shores was was by a
and organized its own Chamber this expert, sounding a .familiar GUESTS
A mammoth Masons their plans.
lots. delayed
out for building ol Commercewith R. R. Thede tune. that is still heard today. I am proud to be ,.,... .
development was scheduled for Their Temple was finaly constructed carrying -
as president, L. H. Hill secretary, Plans were announced for a '
and a resort in 1952 at annother location J
Heilbronn Springs .... ;
lair to be held at Hamp- .
and D. W. Moore treasurer. Said county on the fine traditions
hotel for Hampton Lake.It ). '
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Thede: "Road 13 will be'completedin ton Beach. -
was a hectic year, but a the near future, then Lawteywill The Florida Chautauqua As- The :young men of the county and standards set "-,
sobering note was injected when I be on the short route to all sembly had perfected arrange- met in.the courthouse. organizea ; "
the tragic 1926 hurricane struckin points in South Florida. The traf- ments for a permanent winter Junior Chamber of Commerce! by my grandfather, the ;; 1
September taking 1,500 lives homesite of five acres in Key- issued of
13 will
fic on Road undoubtedlybe The Telegraph one 4T
and causing millions of dollars of the Heaviest of any road in stone Heights "a distinctive and the few "Extras" in its historyon late H. E. Lagergren, ,

damage in South Florida. Perhaps the state." rapidly growing community witha Monday, sept. 20, to tell of whose name and work 4 '
this war the turning point of G. H. Bennett was convertinghis beautiful location on Lake the tragic 1926 hurricane that
the boom. Things never reached store innto a self-service es Geneva." An 18-hole golf course took a toll of 1,500 lives in South ire familiar to all who a
quite the same feverish pitch tablishment, and announced his was being constructed near the Florida and property damage of d
again, and a year or so later intention of giving customers the chatauqua grounds. Gifts total- 150000000. have lived in Starke dur-
came the bust. Many of the announced benefit of the saving in costs bv ing $100,000 had been made for The Starke Growers Associa- "
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plans were never real- eliminating a number ot clerks the initial work. tion voted unanimously to go on Stay An Extra Day ing the past Half ,Cen i
ized,*,and many a beautiful day and delivery truck. Editor's note: The sale of Heilbronn Springsand record as favoring the proposed .
dream was rudely shattered and some of us thought self- 70 adjoining acres to' C. L. I countywide drainage project.The tury.
To see what was happening in service was a 'modern invention!) Upton and associates of West City Council'ordered sidewalks And Help Us Celebrate
Starke and Bradford County in Charles Woodbridg'? cf Gainesville Palm Beach was announced. The laid down on both sides of .
that fabled year of 1926, let's began construction of a "con- new owners made 'plans for land- Walnut* Street from Madison to \
thumb through the ,files of The ciete business block" fronting scaping the property, the erec- Lafayette.The I This Great Event H. E. LAGERGREN

Telegraph: Call Streeet on the north side of tion of a hotel, and a sanatoriumand last. remnant, of horse- ...-..
Starke girls were selling Stone the -Commercial, Hotel. cottages for the use of pa- and-buggy days disappearedwhen -
Mountain coins for $1 to help Citizens of Starke met with tients at the resort. ,the old livery stable barn -
complete the famous memorialnear George P. Spittall relative to sub- The Marcotte Brothers of West, standing in the rear of a build- I take 'great pride in paying tribute to his memory in

Atlanta, Ga. J. E. Corpen- scribing to clock for a modern Palm Beach were rushing plansfor ing adjoining the theatre was this of Starke's Centennial '
ing Julian L. Peek, J. E. Wilson hotel. Mr. Spittall proposed to [ opening their new Crosby torn down and planted in flowers. year
and G. M. Inman chipped in $50 erect a five-story hotel with a 'Lake Shores subdivision, with all Bids for the construction of Historical Pageant Nightly
for one to tname of the Starke Woman's not less than 60 rooms. Total the lake front was to be filledin to Green Cove Springs to St. May 6-11 At 'BHS Stadium -- '
Club. cost o.f the building was esti- and made ready for builders.: Augustine highway) lying in
Cong. Lex Green was speakingin mated at $175,000. Bradford County freeholders Bradford County between Starke i I
the House .of Representativeson The Ford MotoCo.:: was ad- went to the polls and voted 304 and the Clay County line were M. G. MCMILLAN
"The Iniquities of Congress vertising a c'-sy, five-passenger to 50 in favor of a $450,000 bond opened and'the contract let to F.
Undertaking to Repeal the Con- sedan for $530 f. o. b. Detroit.A issue. for the construction of approximately W. Long; Co. of Jacksonville. DIXIE MOTOR COURT r
stitution of the State of Florida." Building .and Loan Associa- 70 miles of improved ,Preliminary surveys had been SURVEYOR ,
The Atlantic Coastal Highway, tion was being organized at Lake roads in the county.A completed for State Road 28.
forming an unbroken link from Butler by a group of Atlanta in- town band was being organ- from Lake City to Palatka andit AND RESTAURANTMr.
Main to Miami, had just been vestors. ized by Sanford E. Ritch. was expected that bids wouldbe Phone 372 118 S. Court St.

completed.A Local citizens were called to at- The final bit of base needed to asked for in the near future. i ...
local housewife made a one- tend a meeting for the purpose of connect the two ends of State With Road 48 actually under and :Mrs. Newell B. Zepp Starke, Florida

woman raid on a Call Street(Organizing a Starke Chamber of Road 13 at Maxville was laid, end- way came the rumor that a bus
barber shop accused of selling Commerce, in addition to the ing nearly a year of weary and line would be operated between .
liquor to her husband. Hubby Bradford County Chamber of watchful waiting "on the part of Starke, Lawtey, Green Cove

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strategic highways channeling traffic to all sections! oft

Florida over U. S. Highway 301 and State Highways 100 .. ti

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: Thousands of acres were planted in.citrus groveswas Throughout theyears Starke h faced many other

Starke born in. 1857, just before the Civil War. the future looked bright. Then came the disastrous problems the boll weevil invasion that ruined the

It survived the war and the terrible Reconstruction freezes of the late 1890's and everything was wiped cotton industry. The great depression of the 1930's

period and officially came of age in 1876 when the but. But the courageous citizens of Starke did not the opening and closing of Camp Blanding .

handful of citizens living within its boundaries voted give up. They rolled up their sleeves and went to But always there has been courage and leadership .

for incorporation. During' the 80's and 90's came a work .to build a better town than ever before. How great enough to meet these crises and bring our city !

period of substantial growth as the town benefitted well they laid the foundation is evidenced by our through with flying colors. Today -, the future}looks

from influx of well-to-do settlers from the North. .
an prosperous city of today. brighter than ever before. i

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1875 and located in the old "Hemingway" frame building :. .:' J.

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The growth of the county since those early days has been ,,. : .., .

:;, : most gratifying .- not the overnight, boom-time type of ,:;, FIRST "COURTHOUSE" ,

'. h growth, but a steady, constant progress that has kept us .; 'J-. .: IN STARKE :. _... .. f i

I -: in the front ranks of Florida's more progressive counties. ; ':.' '. 1 I i ....

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',' only $1,023,784.00. In spite of the fact that the county, ';"s;. .:." .:;., ..', ; .:; '; ,..YH a .
divided in 1921, creating Union'County from all that : > :'." ,., /- ;: ;.
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;. -'_ portion west of New River, the present ),::;; ', .

is 891232900. In 1879, hard surfaced roads had not it .:: -", :;

'; ,; been dreamed of ... but today, Bradford County has :', "- :" ':_, .,'; I: .' "

many miles of hard. surfaced roads providing throughtransportation '''/'i,; : ,** -:/, :. :;It .
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as well as fine .f arm-to-market roads for <; .;' '' i };: '
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citizens in all of the county. There are many :1 ': x .
our parts ,. :,-; ; J .{. '.

.- .., other indications of progress to, prove that Bradford ,.. t *,#:*:" t..: : F.

of the substantial of the mostprogressive '-'.;, 1' ;- : 'J ,'" .ft'V0""C", ":.
County is one most one y ; ,, ---.H- --r; -ri, r- /
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';.O< i ; Have. Come A Long Way, And Together We Will Go Much Farther.

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Bradford County was at one time almost entirely dependent on the prod ,.. '. .-" ;
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ucts of its fine productive soil Today, agriculture still plays an important ,) 3 'fti.j}:t'

part in our economy, bringing more than a million dollars in rev'f': : ; 1857 ... .[+ w if.
enue to the county each year. Our splendid'forests and their :
varied.prod"f' _.
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nets ajso bring in excess of a million dollars annually. But no longer are .- ., :" 1 i- p.. ;". -. '. t. \
we entirely dependent of these two sources of revenue., In the past few -. ..1>..'' : ",?>:,"''!}:':."'V. ,t.: .. t .-
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years we have seen industry begin to move into Bradfbrd County. Already t' :l,:, )f.\,;::: ,;:: \ '.:: .. ._ b .,.'< .'
in the Starke total in excess of two million '; .. .,. ,,,. 1.
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within the next few ,k' j..
dollars annually, and more are likely to come years. .' : r'O /.O- !
welcome industry and will do everything possible to cooperate .. ,"" ;( "
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Old, Time Records selling ago about, most this for about time of the, a$1 hundred land an acre in Bradford ,years and-I THE GOOD OLD DAYS Were They OLD MARKS AND BRANDS. ARE FADING, I

purchased County outright.was occupied or So Good Or BUT STILL. TELL INTERESTING STORY

Date Back To 1834A Really Just A .Myth?
During the course of 70 years, jamin E. Tucker was the clerk of I various markings. Each. livestock

Starke Came After we have been through a-. some changes are made in most I the court at that time. owner would work out an original
customs and practices. But such Others among the earliest en- combination of the marks to
batch of century-old deeds,] Scarborough of Fernandina for fairly prolonged period when the .was not the case in the procedures tries included Francis Andrews, identify his animals.

patents and' warrants in the $50. The deed is attested to by Close cost often of difficult living has to been rising, its ,for. keeping track of livestock Madison R. Beasley, John B. The same names for marks
between I
Toeiiig'Ceiltral distinguish -
possession of H. C. Kelly of witnesses S. Whitehead and SamJ. the normal changes in Crews, John H. Dowling, Christopher which were used in the descrip-

Lawtey, grandson of John O. Kennard. living habits caused by the progressive our Not only did the types of identIfying I Frazier; N. J. Jones, DanielB. tions in 1876 were still in voguein
Kelly, early settler of New River One of the most interestingin expansion of our marks cut into the ears of Knight Lemuel B. Rhoden, 1948. Other types of marks

station area, throws. light on the Kelly collection is a land City'Continued and the somewhat similar economy changes livestock remain unchanged, but John Taliaferro, William R. were called "under square," "over

various types of land acquisitions grant from the government as which are purely the result. of inflationary also the methods for recording Whitehead and Henry .F. York. square," "bullet hole," "splits,"
in pioneer Bradford County follows: "An Act Granting Bounty I ( from Page 1) forces. 't s these markings in the office of York was clerk of the court in under 7," and "cross niches."

days. Land to Citizens, Officers & I ious and well governed 'churches The menu 'from Delmonico's'amous the clerk of the Circuit Court remained 1877 and processed most of .the The brands listed in the records
Included in the collection is a consisted of the initialsof
Soldiers who have Engaged in and schools abound, business is restaurant which was in the same. entries listed here. usually
deed dated Feb. 14, 1834, the i the Military Service of U. S. War- brisk, elbow-room, plentiful, the use shortly before the war between In fact, in one book in the The last recording of livestockear the owner.

year before the Second Seminole rant No. 97.115 for 40 acres to taxes are light, and there are no the states shows coffee for 1 c a I clerk's office in the courthousecan markings was for E. D. Allenof Since the livestock fence law

Indian War broke out. James Griffis, Private in Capt. mosquitoes. A glance at the map cup; soup,'2 c; pie, 4 c; beef steak be found the names and de- Hampton who recorded two was passed| the necessity for

Handwritten on ordinary writ- Jonson's Company of Georgia will show you that the surround- 4 I c; chicken stew, 5 c; fried eggs, > scriptions of the markings of the marks for hogs on March 6, 1948. marks and brands to identify
ing paper, the deed transfers Militia in the Florida War, land ing country, while rich beyond :5 c; and a full course dinner for nearly 900 persons who have recorded His markings are described in the animals has not been so great
from Coats R. Denison and his in 28-6-20, subject to Sale at dispute in all the advantages of only 12 c. such information during as: "Crop and swallow fork in and their use has dwindled. Live-
wife, Dory Ann to James F. B. Newnansville. The grant is dated Florida, is on the highroad of The perfectly normal reactionof the 70 odd years from 1876 until each ear," and "swallow fork and stock owners who still use marks

McKinney 80 acres in East April 2, 1855, and signed by civilization. Every one that contemplates many people to the menu is to 1948 when this function was tak- under bit in each ear." and brands and wish them recorded -
, Florida 22-6-20, at a price of Franklin Pierce. south en over by the state. with the
Pres. coming this sea- feel that they would like to go "Crop "swallowfork. and file them state
$1.25 per acre. It was drawn up James F. B. McKinney also son should,I inform themselves of back to the "good old days," but Y Leafing through the pages, one "bitre terms used to describe through an office in Gainesville.ALV1DU7' .

by James B. Cason, and witnessed bought a tract ot land from the the advantages and facilities of we wonder if they really would if can find identical terms and pro- I

by Andrew Jackson (not, U. S. Government on April 1, the. locality of Central City." they had to give up an of the eco- cedures used to describe livestock

apparently the illustrious one) 1859, under an Act of Congress, Asks For Harmony nomic gains that are represented markings in entries made decades ,
who 'affixed his mark to his April 20, 1820, For Sale of Public Editor I. C. Webb of the Tele- figuratively by the difference be- apart. The diagrams of the markings "
signature.Some Lands. graph tried to calm the troubled hiJ% whether ,drawn in 1870 or S ORE'Men'sClothlng I
11 Established 1894
20 years later, in 1854, According to these deeds, he waters with the following note: another letter to the editor by a 1940, are all similar, except thata I .
Denison's wife Dory Ann, signed! also purchased 160 acres from "If the citizens of Starke would writer .signed 'G', who tells the different combination of the various .
an appendage to the document,! Britton and Elizabeth George for stop talking about the change of editor that one of his correspondents types are used for each I r. .
which attested that she had I name and go to work in harmonyfor "must have been born blind
the sum of $1,000 in 1857. The! person.
signed the earlier deed without Starke's future good, a boom ... and still more void of judg- .
deed is notarized by A. M. An- "MODERN PLUMBING"In About the only variation that
duress or pressure from her hus- could be made t6t our city greater ment," because he argued againstthe See BILLY JACKSONFOR
dreu, justice of peace,' Columbia The Good Old Days can be noted in the entries is the
band. The deed was signed by a than for any place along this line name change.
justice of of Columbia County. of the railroad. Our people have There is not another referenceto penmanship of the various persons -
peace connection with the tween twelve cent dinner at who have
Apossible held
issues a the office of
County (Bradford County was only just discovered the vast fu- the proposal in succeeding -
then a part of that county). prominent Green family in the ture there is in strawberries and of the paper, although it was today's prices.In clerk of the Circuit Court, whose TOP SOIL FILL DIRT, DISKING
Another of the oldest deedsin New River area tis shown by a early vegetables. Hundreds of to: have been brought up in the the first place, the low prices duty it ,was to keep these records ,
corrected warrant issued to .a shown on this menu are a little :
the collection covers the trans- acres will be set out which will Legislature. And All Type Tractor Work
James Green, who was a Privatein deceiving in that most people had The
fer of 80 and 19-100 acres in bring thousands of dollars which Editor Webb seems to have oldest entry in the book
the Territory of Florida from Capt. Mason's Company of never have been thought of be- choked off the lively controversyand .considerably less money to spend was that of Noah Geiger made on PHONE 165
Florida Volunteers. affairsto back in the "good old days." Whileno .
there other
the U. S. Government to CainJ. fore. then were April 3, 1876. The ear markingsfor
Another type of transaction is The attention from the the public's attention; accurate figures seem to be a-
Strickland, for $100 under the public's capture his livestock were described t. TRANSFERSofnething
revealed in the record of the diverted disastrous A referendum soon fill- vailable which show the per: capitanet W. JACKSON
Pre-Emption Laws of 1838. The controversy was by a wet-of-dry as: "Crop'and bit in one ear and
deed was signed by President purchase of 4,00 acres of land fire which wiped out a ed the pages with letters to the income back in 1860, perhapsthe underslope in the. other." Ben-I .

James M. Pplk- filed- at the St. from the Internal Improvement block of the young town. editor, and there were five mur- n_ following' typical_wage scales_ -
Land District and Fund by John O. Kelly for the I However, Robert Keith, a law- ders during the ensuing seven will give an idea of what the situ- !
Augustine sum of $40 on Dec. 29, 1879. yer, wrote as follows: months.A ation was in this respect. Keep in
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dated Sept. One thing about the* early .. in the last issue ... the I careful reading of the list of mind that these are DAILY wages .1'
On Dec. 21, 1857, John 0. Kelly I .
deeds is that they were simple writer starts out with a flourish bills before the Legislature fails .
purchased 120 acres in 27-6-20 compared with the 100 or 200 ... calculated to 'down' -every to disclose one concerning a Laborers ___-r-- $1.17 J
from James T. Soutter and John
page abstracts of today. friend of Starke, and closes witha 'change in name for Starke. Coal Miners __---_ 1.16 ,
McRae, trustees for the Florida ________
Upon transfer of Florida to brilliant advertisement for Cen- Many A Slip Carpenters ---j 1.63 ,

Railroad Company for the sum U. S. in 1821, the .government tral City, which exists so far as One clue to the fate of the pro- Masons __---_______ 2.17
of $348. to the Painters _____._ __ 1.63
assumed all recognized claims I can see only in the imaginationof posal is found in a letter -- -
In the same year, James F. B. the writer .. editor on the matter which said: Plasterers v__--______ 1.85 -

:McKinney and his wife, Calsey realize against Spain, and expected sale to of ... take the names of the "There's many a slip 'bwixt the Plumbers _____---___ 1.94 lQAt
enough through
Ann, purchased 320 acres border- Honorable Council who signified cup and'the lip, however, and this Stonecutters _____--_ 1.69
public lands to them off. d
ing on Rattlesnake Branch for; pay their willingness to. change the matter would have to come before Farm Laborers --__ .71
The public lands consisted of
$2,000. This deed was receivedin i name of Starke ... would they the Legislature, there to be sifted There is an additional "catch"in Ge
Columbia County by S. S. all property not covered by change the names by which they by men who can -see a little far- these figures in that the average -
Spanish or English grants (there
Moore, acting deputy collector. have been called for the last 30 ther than the length of their own work week in 1850 came to X
Two other deeds in Kelly's were none in Bradford County) years and which they have honored noses ... sixty-odd hours so that the high- a .

possession show the transfer of a and patents or warrants from by noble actions? ... It.is the In any event, that was the last est paid men shown in these examples -
piece of New River property the Government to early Bradford virtues and the worthy deeds that of the effort to change the name were making little 'more

during one year. The first tells County settlers form the'basisof add character to men .. but (1)]) of Starke to Central City. than 20 cents an hour.
of the land grant from the U. S. the first land titles. am unwilling for Central City to The controversy finally died out, What was it like to live in the

to Rachel Board for 40 acres in The early abstracts, therefore, come and carry off the good that perhaps of sheer weariness or even 1860s? Here are a few thoughts. (A

21-6-20. It is dated May 1, 1855 covered only a few transactions, we have described as'belonging to an epidemic of writer's cramp that are worth noting., .
and signed by President Franklin and one in Kelly's possession is Starke by right of inherit- among the irate letter writers. If you wanted to travel short ;

Pierce.A covered on one sheet of paper. ance ... At any rate, Starke still remains distances, you either walked or i
year later, Rachel Board Yes, the early deeds were Born Blind Starke-the name it was givenat used a'horse and buggy. For longer -

sold the property to Mathew simple, and the land was .cheap, The matter crops up again in birth in 1857. distances, you might have. tak-
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train but it would
en a steam )
have been an old-fashioned. wood < >
burner that made many stops and

was extremely inconvenient.If .
you had wanted to light your I

house, you probably would have \ ,
Photographs Live Forever used a relatively new invention '
called kerosene-a vast improve-
ment, of course, over the old Old.

whale or vegetable oil lamps. Or, eL
you' might even have had some

gas lighting facilities although

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because incandescent .'
adequate "
,) mantles were not then in use. I Many years ago these were thefashions

4 P, Your health would have been a 1

constant cc.ncer 1 for you would
b she' wore quaint as we
have known that even with the

best of care, your lifespan would "

probably amount to only about 38 would compare them today buts
\ Official years (now over 68 years); and .

;. r For TheCentennial if you were unlucky,. you might
have succumbed to one of the : :; the very latest styles at. that time.

dread and persistent plagues' \ .' .
smallpox or yellow fever. I
So much for the life of 1860. -. r
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ti jat. economic progress has brought .'. -

during the intervening years:
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\ Incandescent electric lights, automobiles .
and trucks, radios, tele-

t vision, telephones, air conditioning -
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electric fans, dish washers, Something

vacuum cleaners, X-ray, motion .

The Roscoe Bullingtons pictures, paved interurban roads,
airplanes, radar, "wonder" drugs,
powered washing machines, elec- -
I tric irons electric refrigerators,

TODAY'S PORTRAITS$ BY BULLINGTON clothes antiseptics.dryers, typewriters and ,

What this all boils down to is a Leila's in Starke-'is t leader {It.

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capitalistic free enterprise ,lin' -

'. WILL BECOME system. If you take a good look at fashion Featuring the best _
some of the above items, it is not
hard to see why those who have Y
brand in Ladies' Ready-to- .
y been willing to venture their capi- names
co" tal in the economic developmentof

TOMORROW'S HEIRLOOMS. have this been country well rewarded.over the ;years Wear and accessories. The smartest, '.' .

HARD BOILED EGG fashions. .The latest styles i and -,::
In OurCAMERA The Ladies Aid Society of the reasonably priced. ,J V ,

I A special invitation is extended to all to M. E. church propose to entertainthe :''.r'' ."
DEPT. citizens next Friday night -
with a hard boiled egg and
We carry a complete line come in and have your portrait made withof donkey" party. Let everybody at- The women in this area who like to #. ,' ,

cameras equipment and tend. You will be a donkey if you ,

supplies. It has been our don't go see the donkey. Telegraph look their best always turn to "
aim to supply this growing your Centennial regalia on. These willcertainly Feb. 15, 1889. ..... o, _

section with the best, BOY USES LUNGS
in camera needs. be treasured through. the'genera- NEWS V. '
... Starke is putting on city airs. ...."""'fir' t ''u 5

BELL & HOWELL We have a real news boy on our : jJ
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tions streets everyday, and he has a .
of lungs and knowns :i.-
POLAROID good pair ... '
how to use them,-Fla. Advocate; -

GRAFLEX March 11, 1898.. sI

BULLINGTON'S Capt. Geo. Tompsett is having ; ..
I a fine yacht 'built at the R. R.
shops. She will be. armed with. I t
six rapid fire guns, .and will be .... I'i
STUDIO & GIFT SHOP lake to guard ". .
Air-Conditioned placed on Sampson, '" i
the entrance to Rowell canal. .

For Your Comfort-. 104 W. CALL ST. PHONE 265 -Fla. Advocate-, March, 1898..:, .:Starke, Florida I :{
67 crates '
J. L. Brownlee picked rIP
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Every Saturday ;,'12 years, got married, and then of the smartest men we ever had improvement of the young peopleof benefit to the association, thus
came. back here to Bradford I in the I
I and also for the organization 'making purchases of books and
I County."I : Mr. and Mrs. Cooper have five and equipment of a lawn other' desirable things possible.
, bought' this 10-acre farm I'm I children: a daughter, Mrs. Bertie tennis club.
living on now from R. A. Elling Sept 20, 1889 Telegraph
A Street :Mae Morgan, Ruskin four
Fights ; anfl On motion Miss :Maude Powell
ton. It is of'the old
part Temple
sons, Charlie, who lives in Starke elected
Mills subdivision."I was temporary presidentand QUERIES AND ANSWERS
and works at Humphreys Gold; '
D. Wainwright was elected
started raising strawberries, J. M. a government employee at temporary secretary. On motion Road Commissioner, La., in-
s And A Horse Race was and had the second three or largest four acres grower and Mayport; R. M., SAL passenger the president appointed a committee quires how the public roads are

right here in this section.Then trainman; and Gratton Cooper, of three consisting of drained in Bradford County. Ans:
Ft. Lauderdale. Messrs. J.'L. Frazee, N. D. Wain- Well, stranger, we just ditches
At 89 years of age. C. N. ed, but one time a leather belt 0'J labor for when raising it was berries hard, to during get They hive 11 grandchildren, 25 wright and Miss Kate Livingston, right in the road by pulling
(Charlie) Cooper, who lives just he was wearing saved him from 1st Vice-President Maude Powell, The
the First World War I went to great-grandchildren, and two heavy log carts along of her.
east of Starke, off the "old Lawey injury from a spent rifle shol"Mr. 2nd. Vice-President J. L. Frazee,
Jacksonville'for a while and worked greatgreatgrandchildren.Mr. rain water runs into them tracks
road" has earned the double dis- Cooper's mind went back Secretary N. D. Wainwright, and
a in there. When I Cooper entered the :Masonic and hit 'em out
tiction a shipyard Treasurer Ida Witkovski. keeps awashing
of being the oldest living to his early childhood days: a
i came back to work here, I did Lodge here in 1911.when he had This until what trail \.here is atwix of
member of both the StaikeMasonic organization of
"That was wild ? I young
pretty country :x. # his membership transferred from
work lots
'. carpentry on of places
Lodge, and the.Woodmenof people cannot but be of )hem is tolerably dry.-Tele-
back then, he said, "I can re- around here. Dublin, Ga. At that time the help %
the World. member seeing deer grazing with y meetings held in great benefit socially.. A mutual graph, March 1, 1889.
Mr, Cooper, whose birthday is "I did the remodeling on Can- were a buildingon interchange of ideas the
the cattle, and many's the time I .'\. Call Street the railroad by young
August' 30, has had a varied career heard the turkeys gobbling in the r "' ova's Drug Store. It was the Hem- tracks. near folks necessarily expands both the WRITES COON SONG
including general farming, woods just before sunup. ingway building before that. Then mind and the heart, and a little
i railroad construction, ship build: I put the I new front on Alvarez's innocent amusement occasionallyis Mr. Avery G. Powell, the Advo-
"I went to school at
ing, raising strawberries, carpentry called Rve :Mile, which was located Clothing Store, I was a foremanon : the just Ihe spice needed to cate's local reporter, is somewhat
and t eontr cting. up the creek from where we SENIOR CITIZEN C. N. COOPER,remembers when eggs were ten the courthouse annex job, and Last Monday evening a large make life jog along smoothly. uf a composer as well as a splen-
? He was five years old when his lived. Mr. Green Bait' and Judge cents a dozen and a big fat; hen sold for a quarter. I. worked on the schoolhouse; re- number of the young people of Great possibilities may be achieved did musician. Mr.Powell has com-
parents, R. R. and Elizabeth Lof Tom Dekle were .the! schoolmas placing a lot of windows that had Starke met at the residence of such as operas, concerts, posed several songs, his latest
ton Cooper came to Florida from. ters. Some of those who went to day to work up in Georgia operating rotted out Mrs. Witkovski for the purposeof exhibitions! amateur theatricalsthat being a very catchy little coon
near Valdosta, Ga., where he was I school with me were the Hales, name of the church. a pile driver for the Chicago "I remodeled the' home of Mrs. organizing an ,association for will be of interest and instruction song enitled "Oh, Miss Mandy
born. They bought a homestead Reddishes, Ben Woodcock's girls, "As a kid I used to go fishingin Burlington and Quincy RailroadI E. S. Matthews, and 'I knew the general amusement, entertainment to themselves and their which he has sent to the pubh.
from J. J. Colson, about five and some of the Jake Hiers fam the Scout Hole, and many's the went up there and worked about Major Matthews well. He was one literary and physical audiences, as well as of pecuniary ers.Fla.. Advocate, Feb. 4,,1898
miles southeast of Lake Butler, fish I caught out of that place.
fly .
and settled there. "Back in those days Lake -
Mr. Cooper Sr.: put up a grits A few of our neighbors were I Butler had several bars and every \ .
mill, and also engaged in general:. Davis Stokes', Carter Newsome, Saturday there was at least one I
Henry York, and Dr. Saul New-
farming. fight and a horserace. A peglegged
"My daddy was a Confederatewar some. man named John Croft hada
veteran," Mr. Cooper said, "We 'all attended church at an bar there, and I can still see him
"and he went through the whole old-timey log house near there, dancing at a frolic, even thoughhe
four years of it. He wasn't wound and I can't even remember the had a wooden leg."
Mr. Cooper paused, rocked in Meeting The Demands Of

the resumed chair his on narrative his front:porch, and

-We didn't have tractors back
THE then, or even the good steel plows *
that came along later. I plowed .
many a mile behind a mule, using .. .
a wooden stock that had a
brass, rod through it, and it was .
forever bouncing up and hitting
I CLOCK me on the shins. .- Progress SineeBUILDERS 1947

"Money was different then, too
A dime would buy a dollar's worth
today. Eggs were 10 cents a dozen,
STRIKES a big fat hen sold for 25 cents,
pigs were 50 cents to $1, 'and
S meat hogs sold for two or three
dollars. Mr. Cooper laughed: .
t "And I'm talking about the real AND
100 Piney woods rooters. We had tc ,-
tie a rock to their tails to keep
them 'from rooting out of sight!
A. C. WILLIAMS, Owner "The hogs fell down by the I

river, and when a man wanted tc:
butcher one, he'd hunt it up with ', ..' .
: It Must. Have Been dogs, shoot the hog and dress it )

,' out because there.the The hogs meat tasted were strong almost *!: GROWING, WITH STARKE

Repaired By wild. They never squealed when :SUPPLIES. rv________ I
they were caught but they 1 f.S M 4@aYitsaa_ i vttfc .
fight and lots of times they killed
the dogs that were hunting them.1
WILLIAMS JEWELRYOf "It wasn't until later that the
first blooded hogs came along and "
first there were the big Guineas
and later the little ones. AND. BRADFORD COUNTY
Course We Can't Guarantee Our Expert Repair : "The farmers each had a pen

Service For A Hundred Years, But It Carries Our where they'd feed the hogs a little
corn every week. All the stock
Guarantee To Be Accurately Repaired For Correct was marked and branded. Some to .

Time-Keeping of hogs the with stockmen a horn., called up their Our New, Enlarged Building, Erected. in 1951To Meet The. \

BARGAINS IN NEW AND days"The gave best a cows gallon backin of milk those at a Demand_ For A Larger Variety of Building Materials t, ,_ '.,- :' .'> :.... t ;; .:
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time, but most of them gave onlya .JI I :. i'. ,. '. .,- -.
USED WATCHES quart or two at a milking. I t r -
"The woods were full of game
and there were plenty of var-
mints such as panthers, wildcats, add
\ and even a few black bears." Modetni e PAINT MILL'YORK aft.nd
He hesitated, and then resumedhis t
story. 1'6p ir f"orch
"When I was 21, wages. were
126 W. Call St. Phone 375 cheap. A man could earn only 40 VARNISHES BUILDERSHARDWARE t
or' 50 cents a day on a farm, so

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I Li.qzj 1 I 1957-1 : WINDOWS

PANELING By looking back.. over the progress. .which Starke and

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Bradford County have made in the past One Hundred
Concrete Blocks '.

I '.. .-S, years, we can look) into the future and f confident

ISINSUREDWHAT it1 that it will be even brighter !than ever. We are proud" 8Ultf.l A"r INST llfll f .

C 0 of the small part we have played in this march forward, .
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t and thank every person for making our progress possible.


Adequate insurance protection is ESSENTIAL to the

progress of any individual or community and is a. great II

stabilizing influence in the prosperity of our community.


We are proud of the part we play in the daily life of ....-

progressive Starke and Bradford County. Through in. I AND HARDWARE SUPPLIES -. :
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surance protection we are helping to create a happy, "
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secure future for so many of our friends and neighbors.We \

move forward as our community moves forward.


Carl Johns Lamar, Johns Eston Jordan M. D. Gassett
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1 us out of your honest dues! OLD LIVERY .STABLE TEACHERS CAN BOB HAIRAND several little infidels'and I want HAROLD C. WALL TAKES DOCK AND CLIFF
Editor Gets Mad No, a thousand times no. You IS COMING DOWN GO TO .DANCES to be their executioner." Telegraph -OVER INSURANCE AGENCY FIDDLE ON THE ANDREU AIRS
must pay,us, or we will dun you, t June 11, 1926.
we will watch you, we will haunt Work was started Tuesday on Also Wear Silk Stockings and H. C. Will I. who has been in Dock Andreu

you, like the ghost of a murderedman dismantling the old livery barnin Shorten Shirts, Boles ROCK FOR BUILDING f charge of the Inman & Hitch in- of the Brooker
front of the courthouse on : section, and hIs brother Cliff
ells Delinquent SubscribersHe haunts the' vision of the Attorney General STATE ROAD NO. THIRTEEN surance agency for the past year,
murderer.Yes, we will dun you as Call Street, and while no an- School NOW BEING DELIVERED purchased the business recentlyand former residents of Bradford, but
tes.chers.of Flordia
nouncement has been made
long as we inhabit God's green by will continue the agency In now living in Jacksonville, took
Must Have Or Else. the J. W. bob their hair, wear silk stock '
Money Andrews, it is
earth. If there is anything meaner owner Jan. 1, 1926R.. F. S. Whitney I the same location. :Mr. Wall is an part in the fiddlers contest
ings, shorten their skirts, and at- over
that the Ford
than a man'who will order his expected new ,contractor on project No. 607 I experienced manr having had WJAX .
In the old days of personal TO DELINQUENT paper stopped and then not pay salesroom and garage will go up tend dances as much as they between Maxvflle and Highland years of experience in'local and last Wednesday evening,

journalism, before the turn of the SUBSCRIBERS for it, we will give up. on the block in the near future. please rules and without'running afoul of on the GainesvilleJacksonvilleroad Jacksonville agencies, and well in which ten champion fiddlersof

century, editors spent much of.. A Word To The Wise We have gone to considerable The building is being taken the state regulations authorities.prescribedby which is state road No. .13. qualified to continue the business the state participated.Cliff .

their time lambasting each other Is Sufficient pains to secure the services of an down on request of the city states, that he is now receiving along 'its present high standard. and Dock were the two
council, the day of the horse being Attorney General Fred H.
selection of To begin with, we mean business accomplished artist .and at an '.jock in larger quantities from the -Telegraph, 1926. last performers of the evening,
with choice langu-
Davis has
a past and'the building having ruled that the State railroad than for
there is no foolishness a- early date we will begin to pre- tit some time hav and the Times-Union had this to
designed to edify-the reader served its period of usefulness. Superintendent Education'has
age bout It. We have faithfully earn- sent from week to week, good ing at present 20 cars on the BRADFORD COUNTY FIDD- about their part of the pro-
and singe the mustachioes of rival This building is located on whatis the power to make'rules and regulations ground.He LERS ARE ON THE AIR say
is all
ed which long -
our of delinquent
money wood cut pictures the most valuable governing the conduct gram: Cliff offered Soldier's Joy,
publishers. But not all of this and we want it. We must .subscribers who have failed to piece probably of business property In of teachers./ County supyi tend- states that if the railroads Avery Powell corn field fiddl- Horse River Wild Cat and Mississippi
colorful invective was reserved by have it, or die like a brave soldier respond to our earnest appeal for ents and increased their shipments to tea sawyer. Dock Andreu, who
Starke today and will eventuallybe county boards, he add- ers from Bradford County enter- '
in the attempt to get it We haveno money. There will be no need of cars per day he would be able to won the Bradford County fiddlin'
each other. ed radia'fans
. the editors for use on I covered by a business block.- have no right to prescribe tained last Friday night
apologies to make in dunningyou publishing their names, except In complete this project, which is championship some 40 years 'ago,
Delinquent subscribers also came Telegraph, Sept. 9, 1927. rules and regulations hi conflict from station WJAX with a 30-
have trusted spent where have failed to one of the
we you we in
cases uncompleted
; projects and claiming to have played
in for their fair share as the following with those of the state authorl- which minute program of barn dance
the that honest men have secure the pictures of the delinquent has caused a
money great deal of than thousand country
notice from The Telegraphof _FLORIDA FOOTBALL STAR music. Those taking part were
paid us to supply you with as each one will be easily LOCAL' GIRL inconvenience.and discomfort to Jack fiddle Cliff Andrews frolics, gave as his selections:
Feb. 5, 1887 well. proves: MARRIES "In the interest-of wisdom the Pitts first ,
papers, and now let you swindle I recognized by the excellent like I I and traveling public and its early second fiddle, Avery Powell, McAlaster, Sugar in the Bowl,
ness. The pictures of those longest Gainesville Sept. 1-Dale Van- common contract sense, the form of the completion will be greatly wel- mandolin banjo, and Fay Andrews and Billy in the Low Kenoel.

in arrears will appear first Sickle, star football player on the board of prescribed education by, the state' comed.. piano.-Telegraph, 1926. .. Telegraph, Apr. 23, 1926.
in order and so on until the en- University of Florida freshman omits any reference

tire list is exhausted. football team last season, and to whether a teacher
PUT ON YOUR DERBYor 'shall bob her hair, .
wear silk
There will be no. exceptions, and Miss Iris Epperson popular I
for the time bejng there will be society girl of Starke, were secretly -I stockings attend dances, shorten," Mr.her Davis skirts said., -or YES STARKE DOES THINGS '
no direct connection between this married in Jacksonville last .Z" f ,
Telegraph, Sept. 2, 1927. :,
portrait publishing and the regular Tuesday afternoon, it was discovered ,
"Rogues Gallery:?* We will here today. Van Sickle declared 629 IN A 'BIG WAYThat's

Your Old Gray Bonnet wait for Judge settle of the U. his intention 'of returningto FROM POUNDS TWO OF HOGS MEAT ,

S. Court to say what gallery they the University this fall.-Telegraph

, belong to. Sept. 9, 1927. S. J. Futch '
Lawtey was in We're Predicting
And Join The Fun ]nStarke's Oh! Ye incorrigible delinquents, Starke dluring the past week and 117)) Why .

if you do not want your hardened TRANSFER OF GUARD in telling what he had accom-

countenance gazed upon by hund- UNITS.IS COMPLETED, plished in the way of farming, The Centennial CelebrationWill
Centennial reds of honest'men who read this !l""A.t1 .d"'! "" '4''--- stated that he had butchered two
if del not want to face The transfer of Company G,
paper; you hogs for home use, securing 629
124th Infantry, Florida National
an honest jury of 12 men you pounds of meat. While it is possi-
> Celebration had better read the U. S. Postal Guard, from Starke to Jackson- ble to get a larger yield of meat Be The BiggestIn

laws regarding newspapers, come ville, and of Headquarters Com- from higher grade stock, Mr.
quickly forward and settle your pany, 2nd Bn., from Jacksonvilleto Futch has demonstrated what can ..

\ I ;t just debts. There Js no Homesteadlaw Starke, has been completedand be done with ordinary porkers Our History
I f4 about Uncle Sam.'It is the the units will begin to func- .
where they are kept in pastureand
money or you gd to Albanyto tion in their new stations this fed regularly. One of the hogs
make shoes for old Geronimoand week.-Telegraph, Sept. 2, 1927. produced 372 pounds of meat and Congratulations To The Centennial Committee For A

his band of savage Indians the other 257. Telegraph, Jan
It is easier to pay $3 or $4 than NO LIQUOR BUT PLENTYOF 15, 1926. Wonderful Job Well Done
to buy a ticket to Jacksonvillewith EMPTY *BOTTLES

the probability of a free
E. 'A Dicks, a resident of IIEAl"TlIAT SHE SAID
ticket to Albany, N. Y. Don't for- .
i Beach, living across *
get, delinquents, that we mean I i the roadway from the dance hall An old lady walked into County : HAMILTONSEPTIC
worked our Judge Gardiner's office
business. We have for this week. :
and bathing pavilion, had his .
money and ,we are going to haveit "Are you the judge of repro-
searched by officers .
home recently'
or know the reason why! bates?" she asked."I .
for liquor. They failed to
Feb. 5 1887 am the judge of TANKS
-Starke Telegraph, probate,
find any liquor but did find, however '
replied his honor with a smile.
; mountainous of
a pile
ROCK IS ARRIVINGFOR "Well, that's it, I suppose," an-
empty Bottles, ranging from a swered the old Foot of South Cherry '
BROOKER ROAD made lady. "You see, Phone 415-N
half pint a collection
she -went on confidentially, Starke Florida
"my I ,
First shipment of rock for by :Mr. Dicks from the surrounding old .
man djed detested
hardsurfacing the Brooker road premises, and roadway. dur- and left. i
arrived Wednesday and was ing this summer where they had ":;

carried out to the branch line been thrown by frequenters of J

Thursday morning. It is supposedthe this resort. Mr. Dicks stated he .
: work will start from the lost count of the bottles after he I

CECIL DOUGLAS \ Brooker end and work toward passed the 600 mark, ',but felt

Graham.Telegraph, July 29C that even I 600 empties in one season THE STORY OF HART

INVITES YOU 1927..- !fC"--- ment,.made to the up an thirsty.imposing-Telegraph monu-, .


Under authority of house bill REV. RAYMOND SEES NEED


sioners will be entitled to a compensation ',m sxA
G. P. Raymond on a recent
Rev sfy
of $6 per day for each
DURING CENTENNIAL WEEK Sunday spoke concerning the
day's service and ten cents per
need modern hospital in our 1 .
mile for each mile traveled in cf a Y

(AND EVERY WEEK) in going tel and from the court- town. He stressed the fact that
such an institution serve .
d *
house. This is a general bill and n.
the surrounding country and bea
not one applying particularly to
the, Highest Qualityand (Bradford County. -Telegraph, constant ministry to the sick .5
and a great assistance to our
July 29, 1927.F. .
medical practitioners.Pastor .
the Lowest Prices stated that
P. & L. SUB STATION Raymond ?:
he had been closely connected
with the organization of a hospital -

big sub-station being con- in a Canadian town and -c.
structed just outside the east would be pleased to render any *
SUWANNEE town limits by the Florida Power assistance in his gower to the obtaining z

& Light Co. is nearing comple- of such''a; useful institution -

tion and will be ready for the in this town.
"juice" to be turned on withina It would be a'fine advertisement ., ...-.- ,

STORE few days. A steel fence will bebuilt for Starke and add materi- '. I "

around the property upon ally to the value of all personal .
its completion and admittance property and attract a desirable I
can only be gained through a class of new residents.-Tele- i
"': .:. --: ... :: gate.-Telegraph, Aug. 12, 1927. graph, July 8, 1927. SOUTU GEORGIA Is shown in this photo. This truck was used '
for delivering furniture by the Hart Furniture Company for

I 'several years and was the first one they ever owned. The Hart
Tom Hart .
Furniture <
i Founder Douglas, and the picture. is believed to have been made during 1916.

Hail To The Brush Long May It ;, Wave! .J '

The story of Hart Furniture Company begins in
Douglas, Georgia! in the year 1898, when There were bad years, as 'well as good ones,

Through The Years :We Have Enjoyed Our Association man named Tom Hart lost his job with the a Singer young reflect during these 50 Rears of progress. The 1933 minutes '
Sewing :Machine Company. Unable to uncertainty of Depression days: "Inven
find another, shows '
tory the heaviest
.' v With Our Good Friends Of Bradford County And Take, .':': ,I he borrowed $65.00 and opened a furniture store. is the worst depression we loss have we have seen,ever banks taken.closed e It,

't. : The business prospered in the next eight yearsso failures everywhere, especially with Retail Furniture

., This Opportunity To Express Our Appreciation For All ,: looking to larger fields, :Mr. and Mrs. Hart moved Stores all over the country. We are glad to state that

-fi., .*. ," to Jacksonville, Florida, in 1906, where Mr. Hart our business ,is'safe and sound, due to foresight in
Faxon-Past opened another furniture store. On March 28, 1908, keeping a good cash reserve. The President's message
'j Present And Future. ;
the Hart, Furniture Company of Jacksonville was in- is our only hope for future business."

corporated, with a capital $15,000.00. Its assets

included among other things rolling stock and a bay Thomas Screven Hart, founder of Hart Furni i I

horse, so necessary in those days for making deliveries. ture Company, and active in Church and civic work,

WE CONGRATULATE STARKE ON ITS CENTENNIAL First located at 218'Main Street, Hart Furniture died in 1943. His son, S.- T. Hart, is now presidentof ,
firm with W. E.
i Company did a large installment business, which grew Campbell, vice-president, and

and expanded with the years. From the Director's Minutes Mrs. Gladys Hart Long, Secretary. Gerald Hart, another -

of 1909, we note that a launch was purchased and son, is attorney and legal advisor. The firm

AND WISH EVERYONE THE BIGGEST, BEST, AND fitted "for the purpose of selling.and collecting on operates located two stores other than the one in Jacksonville
at Green Cove
Springs, and at Starke
the St. John's River. When the automobile becamea Florida. ,

recognized factor, this firm was one of the first

two furniture stores in Jacksonville to make deliveriesby '
truck. Mr. Hart opened several branch storesin proudest achievements was his
X ,f Florida and Georgia, but the home office has always work in founding the Florida Retail Furniture Dealefs

been kept Jacksonville.' Association. In 1950, seven years after his death, this

,' : '. :: : SINCERELY ,>. Association paid him a great honor, voting him the

ii: .:-"- ',. '. sLONG ... '. In May, 1922, the business was moved from the outstanding Retail Furniture Dealer of the State of I
i I' little store. on Main St. to a three story building at Florida, and presenting his widow with a silver

618 West Forsyth Street, where it is still located, trophy. Each year it is to be passed on to- another

,, and serves the children and grandchildren of its first outstanding dealer, but it win always be known as

I customers. the Tom Hart Trophy. '


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I OH YOU FLORIDA! Florida is inhabited by Indians, Raising oranges in Florida is a meal and the morning shower-
II Mansell Homestead One of Oldest (Lewiston, Mo., Record. Americans white men, and feed a cinch. All that is required is bath at the same time.

,'Jan., 1926) bag tourists, sometimes called tin money enough to live on while The kumquat is the only
canners. (Raising '
A direct descendant of one of dent of the War he heard as a Florida is the chjn-whisker of The Reds live on the Ever- The next oranges.Florida ''fruit in importance its thing name.in Florida It looks that and acts tastes up to

Bradford County's earliest settlers rTh, child. the United states. Iris 600 miles glades, the Blacks ,live on the is the grapefruit. It is across just the way it sounds.
Walter Mansell, 73, is still "The way it was told to me,"he long 200 miles wide, and three Whites the Whites live on the I
living on the farm developed by w > rzv between a lemon, a'dose of By the middle of October, all
said, "Rowell Prevatt and Noah
; '' ;; feet high. tourists and the tin canners live
his father, Thomas Fletcher Man ... '<.,:. ''' Geiger, were coming from town on municipal grounds. quinine, and a pumpkin. It has New Hampshire New Jersey,
-sell, ". t' "'it' .. It is bounded on the north by camp the color and disposition of a Iowa, and Ohio start moving to
many years ago. 1 .,...i- .. F when they met the advance guardof I Florida's principal sources of blonde
His picturesque old homesteadis ." .. .. xjy the Yankees. Noah said he just the 18th amendment and on the income'are hotels fruits, alligator ticket seller in a moving Florida, for: 'TIs a land of Golden
located on the south side of the "'.' ; A, a looked up and all of a sudden the other three sides by the three skins tourists, and the best picture theatre. Grapefruit are Sunshine, where soft breezes blow;
Brooker road, about a mile or so 'sky was blue with Yankees.1 ,The mile limit. agents east of California. ; press usually eaten at breakfast, thus sweet with a thousand perfumes
from U. S. 301. Mr. Mansell is two of them took off but later giving the double advantage of over the Gulf of Mexi a.

retired now, but until six years r-: I ji-- 2 Prevail was captured in Alligator 111I11.
ago he kept the farm up and earn- .."..!., .. Creek and taken by the Yankees
.ed his living by raising general .,i; ', .t.. ..; back to Starke, where they \
and livestock. "'t. '"" .. thought more of killing him than
crops .:. .. "
Now, he has put most of his "" \-, ".f keeping him prisoner. PROUD of
., farm into pastures, and he raises ." ,.. ;.--. ... "But George Pace pleaded for our PAST
cattle -: him, and the Yankees shipped him
Mr. Mansell said that his father : ... .: off as a prisoner to an island near .
came to this section about 1856 ;: ; .:.'p o' Charleston S. C., where.. he later '
from Pickens County, South Caro- I died." '
1 1on.
lina, when he was 11 or 12 years ; -- There were six children born to !
old. He came with his mother .0 -- '''',0
his the early Mansell's, of which Confident of'our
who was an Englishwoman
brother.When Bailey Thomas and Mansell sister Alice.first r ., '- .I Walter of Waldo and,are a sister the only, Gladys survivors.Ayer FUTURE

J Walter Mansell is a bachelor. .
came here he worked for John 0. I
One of his interesting possess- :
Kelly of New River" to get a V

I sell start.farm" Later from he Hulda bought Prevatt the Man-who & ,. ., 0 muzzle ions is a loading historic shotgun double-barreled, which 75 Years Of Service To You -- Our Customers '

Be- must be well over 100. years old.
was widowed during the War j. ,
tween The States. "It was given to my father a
Ii long time ago," he explains Wand
On that farm site, he built the
today t # II it was over 25 years old at the
house that is standing there -
time. You had to watch out and {We have
but at first it was only one i through the years, to render
not load it too heavy or it would
story high. Later oa, when the
along/ added knock you down." Authorized Dealers the best possible service
I children came he a to you. Each year has
second story. ( Tough and durable as the 1r 1

M Thomas Mansell also put in an ...... ,.'if Ii'I strong old trees on his place, Mr. For found new improvements and 'greater selection

orange grove and engaged in general __ ...J.f'iIT..MAZ. 0 s+x + ......J,":..""w Mansell is content now to takeit I : I
-- i.f
J farming raising cane cotlonCITIZEN'S I < easy after a' life time of farm- ELGIN WATCHES of merchandise for your shopping convenience.
:f I RELIC OF A BY-GONE ERA is this king-size well sweep'n tag here in Bradford County.unfired .
Ii i the Walter Mansell farm, located along old road to Brooker, about GRUEN
!f DECIDE TO COOPERATE. three miles south of Starke. The old well was dug nearly a h New FIRE TRUCK ARRIVESJan. We feel that our policy of quality merchandise

t WITH LAW .ENFORCEMENT years agb, for Thomas Fletcher Mansell, father of the present owner. BULOVA WATCHES
8, 1926-Starke's new fire good taste
I Bradford County's courthouse In background grove of orange trees, originally planted by Thomas fighting apparatus, an American friendly service and reasonable
Mansell. They were killed back by Big Freeze, but sprouted out LaFrance and 1 HAMILTON WATCHES
truck arrived -
f witnessed an event Tuesday the pumper prices, is the reason why Gem
I like of which has never before again from the old roots. In left forl'ground'ls an ancient hollo wed- Saturday and during this Jewelry has become

;: been seen but it is the hope of out log watering trough. week is. being tuned up and put one of the most popular jewelry
| the county law enforcement in shape to stand the tests beforeit stores in this.

officers that this event is only a peanuts sweet potatoes and other Guards, whose principal task was will be formally accepted by Expert area. Pay us a visit. .
[ starter; that other sections will crops. to keep the Yankee raiders from the/council. .. you are always welcome
fall in line and do likewise. During the Civil War Mr. stealing horses. The big truck carries a 90- at Gem Jewelry
i Nearly a score of the hardworking Mansell served with the Home Walter Mansell recalls an inci- horse power motor and is capableof Watch RepairingDIAMONDS ,
'I: and law-observing citizens throwing two powerful streams
were not willing to back up the molested in the unsettled sectionsof
of the Wateroak section went :of water a distance of 100 feet
i I into executive session with County officers in securing convictions. I the Waeroak country for yearS.An Besides the 1,000 feet of hose .

Judge Gardiner and after telling Now, according to the delegation, organized; band for stealing carried, the truck is equippedwith
J him they were tired of the lawless things have reached the point roaming cattle butchering and a chemical tank to. use to I CONGRATULATIONS '
I acts of some of their neigh- where they were willing to do all selling to Jacksonville marketshas extinguish small fires. The new ':.'
bors, stated they were ready and fire section is located in the old COSTUME JEWELRYHEADQUARTERS f
in their power to assist officers of been in operation for sometime \ .
willing to assist in the conviction boiler room of the municipal '',: Starke
of the law breakers. the law in hunting out violatorsand the loss due to these de- plant. < And Bradford, County '
i I The spokesman for the delega- with the.khowledge' they had predations running into hundreds

tion was frank in saying that they of law such breakers.The violations. to convict the I. of cattle. Specific instances of SHIPPING GOPHERS FOR On YourGIFTS ,
f knew of conditions existing in liquor selling were given by the
I their community; that these con- delegation told of the wide- men visiting Judge Gardiner and Tuesday a shipment of 'gopherswas .
\ ditions had been in existence for open selling of liquor by certain they had determined to break up made to one ,of the big res- : '
years. In the past they wanted parties of their section; that cattle the traffic.- Telegraph, Oct. 22, taurants of Jacksonville the first
I such conditions changed, but they thieving had been going on un-I 1926. shipment of this kind we have any .
r[record of. The "land turtles" are '
,: 't 1857
: JI numerous in this section and If Iflftt 1957
I patrons of Jacksonville restaurants For All Occasions
I enjoy "turtle" Brad .
TOASTI ford County can supply soup the demand \ .'

DRINK I Ii A MISS-CANOVA Telegraph. ,WILL Oct. BRING 8, 1926. '.h,.; ,


TO STARKE'S Miss Anna Canova of Jacksonville -
and '
minstrel will appear -
.at the club house on the GEM JEWELRY"The
evening of the 17th. This entertainment -
will be sponsored by the
Woman's Club and part of the
CENTENNIAL proceeds will go to the club. Miss .
Canova played in
1 made such a success Fernandina that she was and House Of Fine Diamonds Starke's Leading I Iill
requested to show
." .' ,......." .. ..... minstrel has also been again.put Her on Jeweler"I

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I 1857' 1957 f


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.: We Are .Proud To Be A Part Of Both


Auto Associate Stores, a name that throughout ,' -

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I the nation means Quality, Service and Economy to its -r

1 customers j It is a fully home-owned organization, estab. .' -1": ;:'SJ :'_

) lished in Starke in 1948. Having faith in Starke's future,
Our New Store at. 312 W. Call Street

we moved to our present home only two years ago, in

order that could carry more merchandise and .could -=

f if,i MAY 5 THRU llth better serve you. The response has been most gratifying.

r .
.r During the years we have operated -the Western Auto
Store, our principle has been the ,same as our pioneers;

Honesty in dealing with our fellowman; Honest Values at

i .riDL .,.. ;DAVEPAULK honest prices, with honest service.. Mrs. Jaudon and I ex- .

tend a cordial. invitation. to visit our store during the Centennial

.- or any time. .

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1857 1957 : Inside View Showing Our Large Variety of Merchandise
: 0 _

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e. \ Sport Equipment Household Wares

Earth Moving *
J Fishing Equipment *
Garden Hose & Equipment

L' '_ : A--- Contracting =: Filling 3 WESTERN? AUTO, ASSOCIATE, STORE Toys and Wheel Goods Refrigerators

C Bicycles and Accessories *
Washing Machines
J. F. JAUDON, Owner '
k STARKE, FLORIDA Auto_ Tires, Tubes Deep Freezers

; Phone 236 312 W. Call St. -
Starke, Fla. *
HAZEL PAULK Auto Accessories '*
SYLVIA PAULK' ,TVs and Radios

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, Masonic Lodge Now In 90th Year !- e roRr c;

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-- ,. y 1 \ d It Had Its Struggles But Lived

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-a :>'. ', .. ,,,.\ .',..1 On To Be City's Oldest Order -l.a

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-"... '0 Now in its 90th year of opera- Lake, 1884-85; Leonard W, Kick-
-. y r t w; tion Bradford Lodg, No. 35 F. _
&: 1886-87
lighter, ; William F. Mai-
''', .
f A. M. is the oldest fraternal r
organization -
.. phurs, 1888; John M. Seidle,1889; ; -
still in existence in
,iii William F. Malphurs. 1890-94;
Starke, and nearly as old as the
Leonard W. Kicklighter, 1895;,
city itself.,
William F. Malphurs, 1896-97;
Way back in 1868 on the 15th .
John D. Alderman 1898; William
day of January,. 'the lodge was
F. Malphurs, ; John D. Alder-
first organized, with'the following
man 1900; (No elections or records -
as 'charter members. : 1901 and 1902-charter restored PRESENT OFFICERS of Bradford Lodge No. 35 F. & A. M ment of Camp Blanding, this pro-

/'J Jacob Johns, (Worshipful Mas- Oct. 2, 1903); William F. '(left to tight) C. A.: Futch Secretary; Carl Harton, Junior Steward; perty was greatly enhanced in

1 ter), J. P. Swails, Ervin Johns [ Malphurs, 1904-06; D. M. 'Gornto, A.' N. Holliday. Treasurer; A. K. Taylor, Junior Warden. ; Carl value and the lodge decided to

(Senior Deacon), Glen Geiger, J. 1907-09; Leonard W. Kicklighter; Hurst- Senior Warden; William' Haas, Worshipful Master; C. A. sell it and place the money in its

\ N. Jones Jr. (Warden), W. C. 191.11() ;. Jesse Thomas 1912-13: Parham, Senior Steward; M. M. Smith Junior Deacon; Herbert "hope chest" building fund. A
Hazel (Treasurer), John Hall W. G. Brooks, 1914-15 E.
.. ; Joseph Judge Wml F. Mal then
Green, Senior Deacon; J. L Gentry, Chaplain. Temple site was purchasedon
(Junior Deacon), I. A.
Wynn Wilson, 1916; Fred F. Stump,
1 phurs, (left), a pillar of the lodge for many years had the distinction West Call Street outside the
(Tyler), A. H. Johns, J. C. 1917; Nat Sternberg, 1918; G. M
lard, M. W. Browji, John DupreeB. Sistrunk, 1919; Nat Sternberg, of serving five terms as Worshipful Master. He, was a preacher} business area, and plans for the

J JOLD :1FIIiifr S. Beasley, W. C. Temple Wm. 1920; Archibald J. Thomas 1921; and county judge. Rev. L W. Kickliter served four terms. new home got under way in earn-

WUls-\n" \ A. Crosby, F. Murrhee,I Luther G. Powell, 1922-25; Enos '" est, with a nest egg of some
: a J. D. Jones, J. M. Blitch, Ansor W. Hayes, 1926; J. M. Mitchell $8,000 in the building fund.
Geiger, Willy Jones, Hutchinson 1927; P. M. Barefoot 1928; P. s. meetings were held at various of,the century, caused by the cit- During the next decade the

Smith, Aaron Geiger and E. J. McMillan, 1929; A.' S. Crews, places, including the following, : rus-kiilUng'freezes of the late building fund was added to stead-
S Wainwright. 1930 C., B. Hayes, -1931; Lorenz ily by the Masons, greatly assist-
b ; over the Quigley & Davis building; 1900s.: When the charter was {restored -
In that year according to of- D. Green.:1932; Charles A. Futch, ed by their sister organization the
located where the Oct 2, 1903 the
in ,building city lodge was
DREAM COME TRUE Is : ficial lodge records,' the local 1933; Wm. Dobrow, 1934; LonnieD. ; Eastern Star, who aided the fund
MAYOR'S DOCKET this modern Temple con lodge paid the Grand Lodge $10 Vining, 1935; Luther G. hall is now; over building on East given the number 35. When originally raising efforts by 'sponsoring a
OF CASES for 10 initiations at $1 each and Powell, '1936; Joseph Sistrunk,'I Call street in block where H. C. chartered in 1868 it was series of suppers and other ac
SHOWS 1YPE structed In 1952. ( Bradford Lodge No. 42. .
TRIED IN THOSE DAYS for 28 members an additional $28 1937; C. H. Nasworthy, 1938; Wall. insurance agency! is now tivities.At
Fees for three degrees amountedto Charles A. Futch, 1939Enos; W. located. Another economic storm was last the dream of a fine new

Maintaining law and order wasa SLOW GOING"It Ya $25 and dues were $2 a year. Hayes, 1940; Joe Sistrunk,, 1941; battled in the depression years of Temple was realized in 1952 when
problem back in those early Meetings were held on the 1st Vincent SSt; ,John, 1942-43; Down through the years, the the early 1930's, but this time the the present :Masonic home was
days of Starke, just as it is today. took 20 hours to bring the and 3rd Saturdays of each month Raymond C. Buford, 1944; Joe lodge has weathered all kinds of lodge rode it out. Although its erected at the corner of Call and

Reading the mayor's docket of County safe and contents 22 mileson and during the first year 10 memo Martinez, 1945; Lacy Conway,I natural and economic disastersthe membership dropped until they Orange Streets at a cost of

;884 discloses that some of the Tuesday owing to bad roads bers were initiated (all mentioned I 1946; Thomas B. Harding, 1947; yellow fever epidemic, fires, could almost be counted on the;. $20,000., :Members of the lodge
:harges made in those days were: and sick mules.-Telegraph, Aug. above, except Daniel Hogans). C. E. Hernwell. 1948; Frank L. economic depressions, and, wars, fingers of one hand, the littleriandful hope to be able to have a mort-
and is than ,
Carrying concealed weapons; 27 1887. Worshipful Masters of the Lodge Durshimer, 1949: Sinclair L..Peek, today stronger ever of1' faithfuls never quite gage-burning ceremony as a fea-
with total of 168 members. "
!ischarging firearms in city; down through the years until the. 1950; Freeman Register Jr., 1951; a surrendered. % tured highlight during the Starke
Drawing his knife; Using profane DEJECTED BOSSY Gilbert S. Brown 1952; Ben B. Only once during near-cen- For the lodge own- Centennial.
present were as follows: many years
tury of existence did the
"" : lodge No. 35 has a
Bradford Lodge
& Urging up a 1953 Robert Barks-
fighting; Rowland,
language conduct. Perambulating the streets of j'" .'n, Jacob Johns, 1868-71; J. W ; 1955 actually surrender its charter ed property in the heart of the long, proud history, and it will not
row; Riotous dale, 1954; Eugene M. Long. ;
our town is a young shemale bovine i DeWitt, 1872-73; W. H. Dupree,, and then only for a brief period business district on Call Street, be many years before, like their
The average fine was $2, or that sports jewelry. Aroundher 1874; Ervin Johns, 1875-76; Jerry r Jack McComb, 1956; William of two years, from 1901 to 1903. with the hope of building a mother city of Starke, the local
six day's work on the streets. muzzle she wears a diadem of M. Johns 1877-81 Leonard W. Haas, 1957. This their
; was likely a result of dire Temple there some day. During Masons will be celebrating
at the city jail
One prisoner whereupon black diamonds in the shape of JUDGE 1MALPHURS Kicklighter, 1882-83; William During the history of the lodge, economic conditions at the turf II i World War 2, with the establish own Centennial.
set fire to his blankets eight-penny nails, and through ,
he was hauled beforehe her nasal partition is screwed a gI -

Mayor and fined an additional $5 I golden nin of_ hickory_ wood. That iiii I
for disorderly conduct at the jail. cow believed that the producer \
There is a slight inkling that should reap the benefit of her I ,

political pull was use in those labor, so she drank her own milk. k.

days.One culprit, charged with "rid- But to grief like; all and theorizers now when she she came can CENTENNIAL t.. r
ing a vehicle after 6 p. m. without no longer touch the forbidden
lantern lighted" was let off; fountain without kicking herself, ,
dismissed by request'of an alder- she feels as dejected as a mer-
man. chant who has lost the combin- r
ation of his safe.-Telegraph,

CITY'S FUEL IN 1904 March I, 1889. 9 '
Fuel costs of running the city's al

electric plant during the monthof "Why don't some public spiritedman I ,

November 1904 were $110.20, shoot himself or somebodyelse ;1. :. ..

according to old records at' the or get married, of get divor- .:'

city hall which show purchase of head the I ., ,1. ; .. ., t
ced, or try to put a on ;." ', I J"
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58 cords of wood at $1.90 per cord ',:, : : :
that month. editor, or repair his sidewalk, or ;, VIa. ) .

Just by comparison the city's. stay sober two days, or plant a .

bill for fuel oil for last Novemberran tobacco* patch, or send us a We Cater To Private Parties, Club the Kick-Off Dinners For The
wine, straw-
around $6,000. sample of his orange
I berry wine or home-made beer, i

or-well, do something out of the Luncheons and Organizational *r I "Brothers Of The Brush" And

There is talk of putting in''a common mundane affairs, so we ,
system of Edison phongraph in won't have to stratch ourselves .
DeLand. The wonderful talking boldheaded in an effort to get up Meetings In Our Private Dining "Sisters Of The Swish" Were

machines are rented for $40 a local news.-Telegraph, Jan. 11, .

year. Telegraph, April 12, 1889 1889. If
Room Held In Our Private
-' > Dining Room
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You Don't See Many Of These On .

The Road Any More \ ,iA nAT % .4y.Lvi.4j :"J'./: :." '" ..
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there we'd fix 'em Centennial
But if were --- -
Charcoal Steaks -

too ,
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( To ,Keep In Step With The Progress Of Starke and Bradford County The Garden Restaurant Was ,

Erected In 1955. We Are Proud Of The Growth And Progress Of Starke' And Bradford County, .

CONGRATULATIONS TO STARKE And Our Own Growth, And. Progress. Our Policy Of Serving You The Best ''Food, Properly. Prepared .

ON ITS 100th BIRTHDAYK&JGARAGE ,4,, In An Enjoyable Atmosphere Has Won Us A Multitude of Friends and Customers From All

Over The Nation. To 'You, We Are Indeed Grateful I I

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George Kopelousos GARDEN RESTAURANTCongratulations

U. S. 301 South City Limits Owner

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:.- : 'V- : : STARKE ISSUE'0 \ : MAY, 1957

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, Big Blaze I In, '89 Burned Two Blocks tf.' .4 L f'r Y t' 2TixTG ri.l.>1VrAaa AY.

,E.Fi '#f -iA

> in saving all his jewelry. Loss on
building $800. J. W. Henderson'sloss
.4 i
$125. J. W. Hicks saved all 11 tr

oifiT5 FAMOUS FIE! .; his loss. The building belonged to f i ri 3.
.. .': Willie Thomas and was valuedat a f ,. ..:

.... $500. The insurance -{
., on the
... ... y.
Johns building had run out about
;1; a week. Mr..Miner's insurance had
1 expired two months. All the goodsin T 1riiifM k
t. 1'
Mrs. Clark's store, one door Rr

west of the Johns building, wererem&ved

also the goods of Hei-
L.: berger & Richard. The latter were,
however fully insured and their

$' loss would have been made good. _
.. In a very short space of time
: after the first alarms of fire were .A

f;' given, the streets were full of
'both !* *8'S' Sila* S' ** **** tS"J* iS
men and women,
who worked with a will, carrying
: ., water and removing goods, and it .

',.; is only owing to the almost.sup- rf KS I
erhuman efforts of the citizens
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/ more damage was not done. .
The frame building next to the -i

Johns building caught fire several TWO

times, but by well-directed ef- .. .'i ,_ OF
''', '"'f;''' ...... forts few ..,
';" .. a buckets of water kept J''i.$. +.- \
:; "c "" "' "'t. the fire from t .. ; :" "; : ;?
jt' }4: getting ahold. The '. .. LONG
Kentucky House was badly -" 1 < ,-" ,':;I; .'
scorched but only a few dollars SCENESThese i { .,
damage done: Two small buildingson I .:A'"T. AGO -
the south side of Call Street ;
opposite I
On April 10 1889 a disastrousfire Judge Keith as a law office. The I SECOND MOST DISASTROUS FIRE in Starke's history was the spec- :Miner's store t\\'o photographs t \ > "i <. -
were kept '; Photo below
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swept through two blocks on 3rd story was used as a hall for tacular burning of the Mock-long Florida Plactics building on East wet and were saved. Had these somewhat the worse for wear .:: %, ."; .) <','!"!iii\ t scene along Call presents Street a gay

the north side of Call Street, consuming the Free Masons and Odd Fellows Call Street during: the night of Oct. 20, 1948. The huge, modernistic, houses caught fire the Commercial and tear over the years, recall ." }"v W.",.,>iito'{ ..:i f.::.:.!.I--: :,;,%. 1ti :i the! turn of the century. Since neari
many buildings, includingthe The fire next caught in Tiuby hotel would have been liable to be da 's In Starke' that "usedto ...... " 1 J there
white stucco building was completed in 1942hen it was known as ; '; f- :;:?l.: was no automobile traf-
pride of the city, a three-story Sternburg & Co.'s lime house and burned. How it was that the Gas- be." Scene above is S. 1 '-; _;"' '\"" rt .,.c..'". 'L < 1 fie
> to
Center and housed ...., ,-. worry about in thosedays
Blanding businesses and concessions catering to :,
brick structure owned :
by JerryM. was quickly communicated to the kins brick block was saved, is a Thompson Street between Call "' : 1 .- :; :" i.'i.I street carnivals often

Johns. large warehouse used by the same the soldiers stationed at Camp Blanding during World War II. AfterBlanding miracle, and only by the united and Madison, the block now .t, -, ';.\ ';!.! '-/ *:..., ; set up shop right in the middle
The following is an account ot firm. The building was owned by was deactivated the structure was converted to a plasticsplant. efforts ,of determined men could housing! Starke Coca-Cola ,.: <. .>. ,,. I 1 1 of Call Street Merchants of

the fire which appeared in the Truby & Livingston. Next the Cause of the fire, which started about 11 p.m. and burned until ithave been done. Bottling Co. and II. C. Wall ,;:;,' ,_ t1 .,.- ,""' 1 t those days thought the crowds I Ij

issue of the Bradford County Tele- flames attacked the jewelry store 4 a. m. was never determined. Two fire trucks, 12 firemen, and Starke has no fire company or Insurance AgencyNote old :A : ; I attracted by the show brought
graph that week of U. D: Miner and the Willie water works toner in which! hung the fire ,; t ,. .,' t'
(the first few 100,000 gallons of water were used in fighting the blaze. but she has a lot of t' ., I. ;'i ", ..."' business to town. This
words of the' story are missing) : I Thomas house, occupied by J. M.: young men that know how to fight alarm belL Shed in right fore- ......,., k4_, :,,, ;, ,i-J','+ ., ,', | scene is one of the famous
Henderson as a photograph gal ture and papers were saved. Jones Starke newspaper that lasted onlya 'fire. They deserve the highst praise ground was for the convenience I, <: ,,);, ..:'f old high diving arts thai were

.the fire of incendiary origin... lery and J. W, Hicks as a barber & Bessent carried about $700 in- I short while.) and so do some of the ladies. of farmers coming to .:J\: :"\ t r.ji'r. ', j once a highlight of every circus

building was a 3-story brick struc- shop. All of the above buildingswere surance on their stock, which was Judge Keith lost his entire library town to trade affording them ,.::'f\ ,;," > ., J, .;'JA ;, and street carnival!
ture burned to the ground. The In a letter the editorth'e a place to hitch up their I ; --: .
owned by Mr. J. M. Johns.It worth probably about $2,000. Nota and all of his valuable to fol 4st -,... >;-I
was built in 1884 from brick Gaskins Building, which stood ex- thing was saved in this building. papers. The Masons and Odd Fel lowing week, a citizen wrote (in teams. #.,,}....c.. ., -' ..''
imported from Macon and Atlanta, actly between the first and the The'loss of the JNDEX outfit is lows lost their entire outfit together part) l.".._, ./"",.;".'t. < \st,
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at a cost of $4,000. It was the last named building, escaped but about $275 and belonged to the valued at $800. Truby, great chunks of fire were J ., .., : t

only 3-story building in town and with a slight damage, and $200 late T. C. Andrews. The press was Sternburg & Co. warehouse contained blown several blocks during the t-

the pride of the city. The first will probably make it as good as worth 50 or 75 dollars, and was $3,000 worth of goods. The. fire. A wonder is that more pro-

\ floor was occupied by Jones & new. This building was occupiedby the property,of Mrs. Wm. Meac- building was valued at $1,500. All perty was not destroyed. Most of

Bessent, the 2nd was cut up into Col. L. B. Rhodes, attorney, ham. Not even the books were of the household goods belonging I II last the week.losses" were underestimated ? F.

offices, in ope of which was the County Judge Wm. Malphurs and saved in any offices. (Editor's I]I to Mr. A. W. Berry were stored in I

INDEX, and another occupied by Justice Adams. All books, furni note: The INDEX was this '
I an early building. Mr Miner succeeded I PLANS SUGAR MILL .he .
Dr. A. L. Scott, a' progressive FL
physician of this place, has received -

machinery consisting of & ( rw
cane mill, a first class
evaporator -
4'e most and all other necessary
gasoline .equipment for a No. 1 plant. Dr.
I Scott will have the mill ready
to turnout a fine grade of sugar

by next fall. Advocate, May
17, '1898. yqFt1

any car can use !1 :" VJ.".t.. ENGRAVED TURTLE I

mmmmm <** .
\.r 1 *9S? imi iii Alex Mack, a colored citizen of
) Ia. \ this city, captured quite a curios- i ial

1 i iil ity last week in the way of a box

I turtle. The turtle was capturednear
'vfjv : .
--.,:; his place in North Starke -V r" v.S P.
LJ J "VVV $' : :. and had the name of F. H. Allen,
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1855, carved on its back.-Advo-

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.v.: 1 Another cut-off on Road 13 between -

I Starke and the Alachua :

\ County line is being agitated by
several of the towns between
Jacksonville and Gainesville -
ton north to connect with the ready with loss of in
standing shortening the distance between I faced a port- I crossings, addition to the saving
road after it straightens out ion of the traffic with In
through The state
i : mileage. will be
aViaY fromJna1itnutn Starke and Waldo by two miles.It .
// \ : a When yOU get. burns it from the curve west of the rail- the completion of the new road asked to pave the new link and
CCElEU1iaer\ in yo en n't e suff1ciert; per 5&e1\ is proposed to petition the east of Hampton to the Haw- to either build an over head
bond trustees of Bradford to way.The
i ;i.tt;;: ;:!.t + start, IverY II your t; : deGVet fun po' 'acceleration. road from greatest objection to the thorne road. crossing or underpass where thQglade
I cc grade a the intersec-

>:;' fuel charge.enly in ._.1" for full p '
,, 'tburn car nf tion of the Hampton Beach road proposed cutOff.ill. be from The new cutCiffill eliminate will intersect Southern
f a ': ;:' -a;'' ''r can halo ll the octa sea \Y J. I with State Road .13 near Hamp- Hampton citizens. who are al- Ifive I' curves and three railroad railway.-Telegraph, July 8, 1927.

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Famed Painting Born in 'Vision'"The speaking There at was

Peek, V. J.
I Knight :
Feast Of Belshazzar" HangsOn of the question,
spoke In the ,

I Walls Of Tabernacle In StarkeStarke .x Butler.present.There and the

a success In !
though it has many' terpreting the handwriting on vocate, Aug. 18
attributes to' attract visitors,lays the wall of the. great banquet
no claim to galleries to please hall at the feast of Belshazzar.The STARKE
the art lover. Yet, in a modest painting, all done in rich ,
house of worship, where one colors, is unusual in its perfect Tomorrow,
would not expect to find so mar- proportions, its beauty, clearnessof Melrose will
city on the
velous and imposing a work, texture, fabrics and hangings.
tit Starke. As this
hangs a painting which many Though it has since been appraised At.b of the
people come to view annually.This at $20,000., the paintingcame F y game
say that a large
painting, "The Feast of to Starke from a pawn on hand to
shop in St. Petersburg, whereit
Belshazzar. dominates one wall notwithstanding
of the sanctuary of the Funda- had been who placed created by the it son of --'--.;','-- ......, '. .........- several of our I
mental Gospel Tabernacle' and is in Feniandina
owned by Mr. and ''Irs. J. T. Painter of the picture was !Irs. Stuart Fletcher, an Invalid woman In her 80's, prayed for strength to complete Starke will be
Quigley, sponsors of the church. Mrs. Stuart Fletcher, who began this massive painting of "The Feast of Belshazzar.;' Her prayers were answered good team of I
the masterpieceafter .
Painted on heavy canvas, the working on inspiration in a and today the painting viewed with awe by many visitors to Starke. ers: I
picture is 25 feet long and 12 receiving W. L. and A.
feet high. It depicts Daniel in'vision One night when she was and catcher.

in her 80's and in poor health. visitors come to view the painting I Efforts have been first base.
made by
Mrs. Florence Fletcher had I center field, N.
prayed earnestly for the restora- Mr. Quigley said, and many 'several colleges and other institutions stop, Jerry
tion of her health, determinedto clubs and school groups travel 'I to .acquire the picturefor John Sydboten,
GREETINGS do if she felt Young, right
more painting from other cities to
see it.
galleries, he
it was wanted of her. said. Rich, left field.
Before her death, after 4, 1898.
I ::
Centennial Guests spending several years in study .;."'"
and work on the project she i .

.1.-- ., ._ .,. ..-".-. made this statement:
". .'.. ,jF- "" ",. ,.r'. ...'"_ '' ". "One night I seemed to have :
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,' .'"f,' .. .:;;; ...". ,.1 a vision and I could see the
t ,...'.F #. t doing share
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(, ,. our
,1 ( whole it is
:: < -" picture just as painted -
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.," ". .r.' "."'.' .' '::', ,'T, ".1 now. I had thought of paint-
the In such
ing picture propor-
.j: tions but believed I had neitherthe
'. strength nor ability to0
It. After that night I knew thatI INDUSTR
"'. had been directed to carry out
the work and I have since en-
joyed perfect health. I believeit i
was God's care of me that .
the painting could be completed.The .
: :
work was long and tedious '
but brought Joy to me to car- y :
ry through what was to me Di-
C vine direction.
The work was done In St. iiW
.} f Petersburg where }.Irs- Fletcherhad '
lived for eight years. It was
first placed on exhibit in the ii i--
Elizabeth and Gene Noegel, Managers First Methodist Church there in

January Starke, 1940 in 1942.and was broughtto a : :L Lm

Enjoy Yourself To The Utmost After Mrs. Fletcher's death,
While In Starke This Week her son, a sign painter, was *smiu s
forced to pawn the painting in a I
While working -3.
St Petersburg shop. tradedat ,. .
at Camp Blanding he
building supply r
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became acquainted A .Ar
And Enjoy Starke Food at its Finest store., Mr.As Fletcher they told Mr. Quigley f

about the painting and'of his _
concern over it He urged Mr.
to help him carry out
Quigley t
the :
his mother's intention that
be exhibited in vari-
NOEGEL'S 301ESTAURANT ous painting churches.
agreed to have -
the painting brought to Starke.After ,
viewing it he put it on display 'S'r I
and later -
Just North of Limits on U. S. 301 in the Tabernacle i ir
purchased it f
I as 20
On some days as many ..Kd'

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MAKES MONEY ON WEEDMr. ized, new men being substituted
Old Fort Harlee Protected in the places of the boys that
Settlers D.
Early View brought W. Brigham in nine, bales of Lake of are work away.'The" in earnest band and will will get downto prac-

vanilla weed today which will
tice twice a week, Monday and

From 'The Of be the shipped manufacturing north to of be cigarettesand used In Thursday Following nights.are the names of

Ravages IndianAttacksMilitary smoking tobacco. Mr. Brig- the boys and the instrumentsthey
ham nets 4 cents
,, per pound for I play: N. A. Powell SoloB
the weed.- Advocate 8
Sept ,
A. E. Wall
... I 1898. Flat Cornet; FirstB.
records of the Second y .. Flat; Claude Alvarez, SecondB
Seminole War in Florida reveal : The Flatf A. G. Powell, Baritone;
that there were a number of i't _, z:. Biggest Orange Tree In Florida BAND REORGANIZEDThe Vasco Alvarez First Alto; }.{errl- I

forts in this immediate area. ':=..-:.' .' .; ...-"-., : ,, 5-' Victor Cornet Band, which well wriend, First Tenor; W. L.
Some of them, like Fort Harlee .. l '
Wall Bass Geo. Moore, Snare
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ant and in Fort the Heilman protection, were of the import fron- ._ ._. .,, ..,,'." r.. "1'' .:: Grew At Harlee; Bore 10,000 A Year was disbanded of several of in the May boys on join-account Drum, and F. M. Prewitt, Bass

-.;? -:.: =.' \ J : ing the Army, has been reorgan- Drum.Advocate, Sept. 15, 1898.
tier, while others are barely men- ; Fort Harlee had another
dmj \ ":' ::) claimto folk" which goes as follows:
tioned. i u't ::: .r: distinction, In addition to be-
I.'::; ". There (at Fort Harlee
;; )
.. grew
Here is a list of those in this lUII1Hh141Iiffl1a ".::,:.."., ....,:.. .-;.:::_.-. .'. -10[ ing of. military value to the en- the "Harlee Orange Tree" killedin
area: v = tire area during the Indian and 1895
J: largest tree In Florida.
Fort Harlee (or Harley), larg- .'. ...JG..YL'.1...,.. ... r ; :. many
est and most important, was located si '" .......ic.\ If 1- .. ''!;.,f r! c. .:...: -.i what was reputed in those orange trees throughout the area. In The Good Old Days
on the bank of the Santa ; :. .. r days to be the largest orange Citizens of Alachua County builtan

Fe River, at a point where the tree (in ,all Florida. iron fence around it. When it
Black Creek to Newnansvilleroad / A Fortified House Cabin of Round Logs One. of the standard reference was killed In 1895, it was up-

crossed the stream, a short I books of that era Wanton S. rooted and sent to St. Louis Exposition -

distance south of Hampton Lake. This type of picketed fortification (shown here Surrounding the fort were a few "miserable Webb's "Historical, Industrial, .with a statement, of its s

Fort Harlee was a stronghold around frontier home) was the same as used shanties," some constructed of pine bark where and Biographical Florida," pub- history. + i r, ;i
lished In 1885, : "The Fort .
during the Long Indian War and around Fort Harlee and others In this area as profrontier families huddled while waiting fearfully says However, an item in the Jan. :, 4rr
Is believed to have seen service Harley tree, a few miles south- r
tection against Indians. for the next Indian attack. 15, 1887 issue of the Telegraph d
also In the War Betwen the west of Starke in the edge of
II gives an entirely different endingto
States. Alachua, has been known to bear
the famous tree.
located at 10,000" (oranges per season).
Fart Heilman was Lieutenant's Here's the the famous Signed "a patron," the writer
the junction of the North and Letter Describes Desperate Plight story of said:
\ South prongs of Black Creek at tree:
It In July of 1833, a CoL Wm. C. "Presuming that most of your
a place called Garey's Ferry.
was the northern terminus of a Of Refugees Along This Frontier In 1838 Harlee visited the site of Fort readers are familiar with the

string of forts which stretched Harlee with Dr. Ambrose of name Fort Harlee and it is gener-

for 180 miles down to Fort Waldo, and told Dr. Ambrose that ally conceded that the biggest

Brooks at Tampa Bay. Fort The date is April 12, 1838. The lowing was' reported: Col. Harlee's great uncle, MajorW. thing with us in the orange tree, u

Heilman guarded the immediatearea place is Fort Harlee. The time, May 12, 1883 Indians stole W. Harlee had planted in frontof which has so long born the rep-

and protected the important the bitterest part of the Semi- .w. i nine head of horses from here. the officer's quarters at the utation of being the largest tree
shipping point on Black nole Indian War. From Capt. William Cason the Fort the seed of an orange tree in the state. We are sorry to Inform -

Creek, at which place produceand Inside the picketed enclcusure got three head, from James Cason ywhich grew to be the largest you that this mammothtree
livestock were loaded for there is the bustle of activity, Si 2, John Cason ,2, Richardson sweet orange tree 'in the world. went out with the Blizzardof f
and smoke rises from the cook- this tree he continued, Dr. last winter."
shipment( by water, and where Don las 1, and Ransome From ,
supplies for the army and set- ing fires. Cason 1, Payne of Micanopy secured seed And apparently it did not come

tlers were received.. I Outside the crmy post, thereis 1 .Ft. Call was besieged from which the famous early: back to life again, for two years
[ the silence of woods, broken time and at one' orange trees of Alachua and later, from the Fort Harlee section -
Fort Crabbe was located on the was desperate for
only by the call of a bird. Orbit supplies Marion Counties were grown. a writer who signed him-
bank of New River in present for an army account tells
a bird The sentries peer off of Another slant\ on it is givenin self Ft Harlee Cracker wrote:

Bradford Scout Hole County Bridge.in the No vicinityof refer- into the maze of pines, palmettos, furnishing beef the, salt"suffering, flour, corn inhabitants" an account credited to "Kin. "The Big Tree is gone up ...." Ma Did The Milking. .

... ences are found to ,it. However, gallberry bushes and other dense and rice to the amount'of (in CALL ISSUED FOR WHITE HIGH SCHOOL OPENS
the 1839 map of the Indian War vegetation English money) 29 pounds, nine REPUBLICAN CONVENTION ,
; inside the .y .
shows a road leading eastwardand At a rough table shillings and nine and one-quart The Bradford County High
then northerly through Brad- fort. Lt. Torrey sharpened his er. pence. A call for a White Republican School opened last Monday with Junior Took A Hand At The Churn -
ford County to a place called pen dipped it in ink, and wrote An account of the killing of:Mr. Convention is hereby made to be an enrollment of 160 scholars,

Thigpen (near present Macclen- slowly: y d5x and Mrs. Hickman, who lived on held at the Court House in Starkeon several of whom were from all Grandma Separated The Cream AndThat'

ny). Another road from Fort ? on the 9th, two men property now owned by Drew Sat., Sept. 24, 1898, at 1 parts' of Bradford County. The
Crabbe went east, passed about were killed about 12 miles from Dukes, near Worthington Springs, o'clock p. m. for the, purpose of school this year. is under excell- How The Family Got Its Milk, /

where Starke is today, and endedat Ft. Harlee, just north of the was related to Mr. Dukes by his placing in nomination one candi-.I ent management, which is as Butter And Cream For The Table. -
Newnansville Road. A woman
Fort Van Courtland near Kings- grandfather, Jonathan Dukes, date for.member of Legislature follows: Prof. A. Hercules, Prin- .
ley Lake. who' is the wife and sister of who had been told of the savage and to transact such other busi- cipal; Prof. Geo. F. Scott, teacher -

Fort Call was located about | these two men has been brought event by neighbors. I ness "as may come before said of 6th and 7th Grammar department Today. .
four miles NW of Worthington into the post. She is accompanied L Mr. Hickman did not fear the I body.Most' Respectfully (signed ; Miss Fannie Crawford,,

Springs on Norton's map. It by six young pledges of Indians, the story goes. He wan ) V. J. Shipman J. F. P. Mc- 4th and 5th Grammar. depart-

was established July 1836 by Ma- mutual love."About A Florida Scout warned by a friendly redskin to Murray, Levi C. Hull, W. Ellery. ment; Mrs. Geo. Thomas, 2nd
jor J. E. Gardiner, and later 20 persons have been Of This Period leave, but Mr. Hickman said the Davis, A. L. Scott, John A. Hughes and 3rd Grammar department, It's an entirely different story. Modern
killed lately on this frontier. A
that year Maj. Gen'l Thomas Indians were his friends and L. B. Boaz U. D. Miner, E. and Miss Ellen Davis Primary methods and equipment
arrived here today are em-
Sidney Jesup was in command. messenger I would not harm him. W. Driggers, D. Q. Cole, A. L. department.Advocate, Oct. 6,
On June 5, 1837 it was evacuated begging assistance to bury the history, the new territory of He was killed sitting In his VonKirn, and.many others.Ad- 1898.) ployed in your dairy industry, bring ,
because of illness. dead, as the families have congregated Florida was explored and map- chair at home, and so was his vocate, Sept. 15, 1898.PHOTOGRAPHY .

Fort Van Courtland was located in several houses for pdd, and a whole system of wife. His daughter was shot at PAPER CHANGES' ing you pure rich milk and dairy products -
just south of Kingsley self defense. rough roads was built to supplythe but fortunately the ball struck a HANDS
"Pond" on the Black Creek-New- "The whole frontier is being forts. piece of flint in her apron pocket The Hampton Tropical Paradise untouched by human hands from

nanaville, road, according to one abandoned, there being now more But the new campaign was no and she fled from the savages, The Hoover Bros., popular has changed hands and in the original
source, and. just north of the"Pond" than 30 families around us. protection for outlying farms, pausing only to hold her two photographers, have erected their the future .Squire J. H. Moore, source to your table.

in another. Another road "The arrival of expresses crying and.. small_ bands of Seminoles children in a pen at Fern Pond, tent on the court house square of Theressa, who is one of Brad-
I for help from General Eustis continued to kill, scalp and loot, covering them with corn shucks.: and take
from this fort led sought to an I i are now prepared to most popular and promi-
outpost near Lake Santa Fe. ,I has. become an hourly occurrence. as is learned so forcefully In Lt. I She ran to Ft. Call and'raised first.'class pictures.- Advocate, nent citizens will shove the edi- We are proud of our industry and our modern

Fort Temporary was estab- These words, written almost Torrey's letter. the alarm. Soldiers returned and Sept. 15, 1898.GRAPIIAPIIONE. torial quill for same. Advo-
lished Aug. 31, 1837 by Gen'l. 120 years ago, give a dramatic Other letters from the Fort rescued the children, and buried cate, Aug. 18, 1898.HAMPTON plant which is always open for your inspection.
Jesup, who reported he had set picture of life then in Bradford give facts: Mr. and Mrs. Hickman in their CONCERTA
County, as the pioneers battled March 21 1838 cart on the
up two companies of Florida Vol- : Major John present Dukes' prop- NEWS
unteers where the trail from for their lives and fortunes Gardner transferred from Ft. erty.Another party of ladies and gentlemen .
Okeefenokee to Oklawaha cross- against the vengeful Seminoles.Fort Taylor to Fort Harlee with his Account tells of & of this city assembled at Saturday night lightning fright-
ed the road from Fort*eilman to Harlee, one of the better artillery. similar attack by the Indians the residence of Mre Capt Jones ened the horses of Lacy Wynn R. D. REDDISH DAIRY

:Micanopy. According to West- known of the old Indian War April 12. 1838: Inhabitants of near Fort Harlee. In ,this instance Tuesday evening to listen to a and Lee Jones, who were on their

cott's map of 1S57,' this was sit- forts, was located near the north village (Ft. Harlee) although .I (the names are forgetten) Graphaphone concert given by way home, and their horses
uated near Starke. bank of the Santa Fe River: justa suffering and distressed, seem to ,the family was wiped out with Mr. W. L. Jones, who representsthe jumped from under them and R. .F. D. No. 2, Box 168-A Starke, Fla.
short distance south of Hampton enjoy pleasures of life with nota the exception of in the mud and .
Fort No. 11 was in the vicinity one boy, who Amerir-n Graphaphone Co. gave them a dip
at Lake Geneva.Of Lake. little zest. Have a building happened to be up a plum tree at of New York.- Advocate, Oct. water but neither one was hurt.
these named, however Fort At the outbreak of the second expressly dedicated to dancing, the time the Seminoles struck. 13,. 1898.. Advocate, Aug. 4, 1898. .
Harlee was the most important Seminole Indian War in 1835, in which they assemble six nightsa
historically to Bradford County. signaled by the frightful Dade week. Manners and modes of

A description of it is contained Massacre, the federal govern- life so1 unsophisticated they ex-

in a letter of June 29, 1837 writ- sent regular' troops and equip- hibit a state of primitive sim- It's Slade For Economy
siiE's. .
ment, to put down the uprising.
ten by a Capt. Samuel Ringgold: plicity just one degree i
"This post was situated be- However, the Seminoles were from the condition of their red: In
tween Carey's Ferry and New- elusive and approved military brethren. : .

nansville;' 27 miles from the tactics were of no avail. The In- Several nights ago, our men } FIRST PRIZE ) r: .
former; 18 from the latter. It dians scalped and burned and (Army) got.up a theatrical per- If

was situated on a branch of the plundered almost at will, were formance. Man who was to playa
Santa Fe River, where a bridge miles away by the time soldiers part of express rider attackedby
had been thrown across the appeared. Indians was actually attacked.

stream. Major William: W. Harleeof General Zachary Taylor then 1840: At Fort Harlee, a small One Glorious Week 414

the South Carolina Volunteers instituted a system whereby a military post in Alachua Countyas s'
(later a Major General in the ( Bradford area was known
fort or outpost was to be built
War Between the States), who then) Josiah Gates was operating I 54 pjs3
been here the preceding winter, every 12 miles throughout the an inn for army officers In ATMiami + h .i
state, that in C .' ', ... ... 'u ,94 -F
erected pickets with two block so no settler wouldbe 1840. Gates was born S. "* "' a ik r iA u

houses at diagonal corners after more than six miles away in 1802. Daughter born at Fort
the fashion of the Florida Forts, from the protection of the soldi- |Harlee in July 1839. In 1941 he- ,4
and hence it was dubbed Fort era. In this moved to Ft. Brooks, where he ;:
way, the General _
Harlee. set in the hotel busi- ,
again up
hoped to keep. track of the j
Surrounding ,the fort was low Beach
flat pine land and nearby there : marauding savages. ness.At Fort Call west of present

were a few miserable shanties, Now, for the first time in I i location of Lake Butler, the fol-

some of pine bark, where some .
mue track in North Starke the sharp twang of a 381
Cracker families huddled, on by
Although no pictures are avail- :Monday, Dec. 26th- Mr. EdWard fired with great rapidity by Mr. '
Middleton, our progressive ABSOLUTELY FREE ... EXPENSES'PAID) FOR 2 .
able' of the early Indian War man, has charge of livery- F. R. Morgan, who was on nis .1.
forts, the following is a descrip- this affairs at way home from his store. _
place and will .
tion of how they were built (from leave nothing Mr. Morgan gives an interest- C4 .
updone to give the people an interesting In rating our TENTH ANNIVERSARY, Slade Gas Co. wishes to "
"The War in Florida" by Potter and ing account of his experience ; x' ..
. Woodbury): \ sport exciting day of which we publish word for word' say "' 'HANK YOU' To Our Many Friends and Customers in the area ..' ,
4"The, pickets were made by just as he related it: "I was on
splitting pine logs about 18 feet from,He all informed parts of us the that State horses would my'way home, about '10 o'clock we serve. What better way ''to show our, appreciation. than by giving I! ,. -

long into two pieces and driving be entered in "the races, some of I guess, and had just turned the | away these wonderful, wonderful Free Prizes .
them into the ground close to- them corner of Church and South 1 ,
being noted animals.. A -
gether with the flat side inward. streets when I saw the form of J i
good band will
also be in attend-
The pickets were braced together a man under one of the large
with strips of boards nailed ance at the track and will dis- oaks which grows on the sidewalk '1. One week Free at Miami Beach. All expenses paid
course music during the races.
inside. The Association working to of the streets."I ( for two. 6 Free
Tops of pickets are sharpened, shouted 'What do want
secure cheap'rates the two you
and holes cut seven or eight feet railroads coming into on Starke and what are you doing there, 2. -- One Automatic Hardwick Range With Thermal-
the ground for firearms.A .
from ramp of benches went around and it is safe to say that a large But1 he never replied. Instead, he Eye Top Burner. i

the inside of the fort about three crowd of visitors on our streets commenced shifting his position One 5-Year Warranty ,AutomaticHeater. Gas Hot Water Prizes will be awarded during the month
will be the result of their labor. in such a way that I thought he "
feet high, from which the men Mr. V. J. Shipman of Lawteyis intended to ))3. .
sand bag me, and .
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fired. of December
president of the Associationand then I drew my hip pocket artillery at dates to be announced -
So far as is known, all in tracesof the he will do everything in his and blazed away at him. / One 35,000 BTU Dearborn Cool Cabinet Heater.

these early outposts to make the affair a suc- He down I later. Visit West
Bradford County area have disappeared power ran the street in the 5 50.00 Cash. our store on
direction of Mr. Pace's house ant
with the passage of cess.The business men of Starke disappeared. I am not ,positive 6. 25.00 Cash.. Madison St. for complete details.

time. should lend a hand. and give the- that I hit him, as the night was I .

CHRISTMAS RACES Association every encourage- dark but I am satisfied I gavq
ment.for it is a well known fact him a good fright.
The Starke Racing And Athletic that nothing will bring peopleto LATER

Assa. Promise a town like good horse races .
A man came,in this morning
Holiday Events Advocate Dec.. 8, 1898.
v and says that he .foUnd a big SLADE GAS COP

Several prominent businessmen black hog stone dead at the foot
of Starke and,Lawtey .have EXCITING EXPERIENCE of South 'street. He says that It
: formed a company which will v F. R. Morgan WaylayedOn had three bullet holes in its forehead .
'Y go under the name of the Starke His Way Home But whether the hog can

Racing & Athletic AssnTThe 'object From Store be. connected with Mr. Morgan's I ONE 121 WEST: MADISON ST. STARKE FLA.
of this company Is to give adventure we will leave it to I ,
number of interesting and exciting ofhe''' stillness was broken last the reader to guess.- Advocate, I'I .

horse races on the 'halt Monday night about 10 o'clock Nov 17. 189?. o.

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,. 'T"- proving. Hope Church to Starke; Starketo

TellInteresting By 1871, however, some pro W. H. Sparkman's bridge on
Old Roads .
.. :, 4 *. z *? r x : &r- ,; gress was being made. From records the Santa Fe; Starke to Kingsley
of the County Commissioners Pond; Starke to the County Line
> fl ,. t a Courts the Information In
.T ;; following direction of Orange Springs;
was obtained: Starke on east side 1of railroad
., / The county commissioners appointed north to where Jacksonville road
Story 3 L woaIc '. three road commissioners crosses the Alachua Trail;

e. wx t St + ,- = for each of the nine election dis Starke to Waldo. .

_, b.;. ,. tricts. The road commissioners Although taxpayers paid for

; ,, ? : ;;: : ', had supervision of the roads in upkeep of their roads by doing
Males' Had To Work ing unhitched the other animal .;o <.h, their respective districts and the work themselves, bridges
'Able Bodied from his harness, Thornton man: tit ?. :?:,!!., directed the work of maintaining were tfaid. for out of county
I aged to get on, while the soldier : # .=: ".'s; end building roads. funds.' Following are some of)

6 Days Each Year On Maintenance walked. We left wagon, baggage, % A i Every able-bodied male in the' the bridges of that day:
etc. to take care of themselvesuntil r yf 4 !: r t county within a certain age limit Bridge across New River near

Hundreds of years ago, before Fort Harlee, thence to Newnans- we could send for them.'We f .4J' was charged with contributing Mrs. Crews' farm; Bridge over
the coming of the Spaniards, ville former county seat of Ala reached Fort Heilman at Blaclr i :?, 4 ;r, s::3 '*' ?; x six days of work each year on ditch neat: Crosby old place (cost
and the other Creek .. about 9 o'clock and the roads under the direction of
there were traus-running through chua county, : $15 ); New River Bridge on road
the crossing Garey's.Ferry were soon ? 4WT ..,. ,s. r the road commissions In
Bradford County, made by tribesof heading west, past present .r his district between Starke and Lake Butler;
Timucuan Indians. They were site of Starke to a Fort comforting ourselves" over a cup x. (, '. j and was liable to a fine for bridge over the Santa Fe river
the first "roads" in this area. Crabbe, which was located about of Garey's tea. ,. IaState'Afrudygend* 0sla Uftwajt ,: r : failure. He could however, hire near Worthington Springs;
However f '-' "' >
These earliest "roads" were where the present Scout Hole although this War t rkridAjWtadFlorUU v3Mrk h. t w w v someone to do the work in his bridge over New River at Scout

little more than Primitive trails, bridge crosses New River. Department map shows only two r1I W1sr | to4ctbedtabeBt ..4'+ r place. Hole (cost $25)); Downs Bridgeover
made first by game, and then! The other'road Is shown start- roads In Bradford County, there YR7; *'Qte aeryr 'SBB ixf s ,,,, There were two types-of roads Sampson River,

used by hunting parties of In- Ing at a place called then Thig-I undoubtedly were other roads or /' ei in those days public roads which Settlement roads of that day
held to higher at or near where Baldwin trails. The 1830 census listed the .aoea led from important communities,
trails ,
dians. The pen I91mflrGggti liae : could be changed, upon permis-
land, skirting bays and swamps, is now, running south across a following families In this area, '14Jl! Asl181arit be t,rte M -y*am ';y such as Starke and Lake Butler; sion of the county commissioners.
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and of course meandered a great branch called Horse Thief, down Johns, Sparkman, Crosby, Colson, Pmt, t+ben 3 : j- ; : and settlement roads which serv Following Is a typical example:
deal. Into Bradford County, where it Prevalt, Hickm; nj Ellis and ,l i+nd Ut funk, ,T: ." ed a small number of settlers 4" "Ordered: By the Board that
before drainage It west and terminated at others, and where there'were ttu 1'addrtioitlsila hfghrraT : t outlying districts. '\
In the days swung ; the petition of Wm. Stokes for
is probable that much of the land Fort Crabbe.Of settlers, there were roads or trails r b tkl i estt4.a 1' From the records the followingwere permission to turn road known

in this area was flooded most of these two roads, the Black leading to their farms. r'n + #dAlt'Iste .,; !;'. w .,. ; the important roads of f as the Scout Hole road be granted
would accountfor road was by The Government Plats, on file ,,} that day:
the time, and that Creek, Newnansville as prayed for in petition.
the scarcity or absence of far the most important.A in the courthouse, were preparedin a .. yew River Bridge to Starke; Then as now, road problems
any traces of Indian villages or description of the roads in 1855 and they are a far more r 3 s ?m" = :: 1 road form John O. Kelly's farrr I were in dispute. From the record

habitation, which would result in 1838 read: "ordinarily the road is accurate guide. These maps re- to :Ftarl" : road from New Rive r of the Court of Oct. 6, 1873, we
more heavily traveled trails. about 6'-8' wide and always is sulted from a state-wide surveyof n"9r Pritton George's: New r read-
accounts lead' to the con- through pine woods. The Florida, and although some of .
Early made the
"Ordered that Board of
the network of
work is sketchy, they were a ,
immediate area to about -
that this cut down
are simply S Road
trees Commissioners for the 3 J
which the best available data at that modern highways, just as, even a century ago, it % \
man's land, from ground. Many
was a "no one fot BRADFORD District (known as Cone's) be
time. was a crossroads of primitive trails. Photo e tR Y
the Indians used as a hunting roads were made by Indians addition asked to suspend further actionIn
In to
ground.The widened later by the whites." Newnansville-Black showing Creek roadas the shows the location of Highways 301, 100, and 16 r COUNTY'S regard to certain fines imposed -

coming of white men in In June 1838 a Dr. Motte des- a main highway, the plats through Starke. Heavy black line is the route of OLDEST by them until the mattercan
1565, and the ensuing 200 years cribed trip from Newnansvilleto
a show a maze of little settlement the proposed new Florida Turnpike which will be investigated.1tThere
did not affect this area. The with two other SUNKEN 'ROAD
Black Creek is no clue to the exact
roads running practically all cross Bradford County from north to South, about
Spaniards built the Old Spanish men, as follows: nature of the dispute, but several
over the county (with notable three miles east of Starke.
Trail, which skirted to the southof "Thornton was too SICK to rideby exceptions, where- the months later, it is noted that

Santa Fe lake In its route to horseback, so we borrowed a gave little information). surveyor by> steamer or barge to Jackson- t'; .: .' the affair having been "provi
St. Marks, and the Alachya Trail small making a sold 1 ; solved
wagon..and However, a hundred years ago. 1 dentially" it is ordered
which ran in a northwesterly direction ville.For \
ier ride my horse, I drove the the early settlers did not stir a- many years this was the Ancient dropped.
from Tacoi (across the St. wagon ... and reached Ft. Har .bout much. Travel was so diffi- most important road in Bradford Although the records disclose
Johns river from Picolata) until .1 ,
lee on the Santa Fe river about cult and dangerous that the County. that there were a large numberof
the road to Alligator
it leading
joined dusk. There we were hospitably settlers journeyed only to sell With the coming of the .Fer- "'-" roads in that time, they were
or Lake City entertained and lodged for the their livestock or produce as of- nandina to Cedar Key railroad in Roadbed still very primitive. A "road"consisted
The 25-foot wide Bellamy
night. As Black Creek was only ten as necessary, and bought sup- 1858, and the establishment of simply of a path cleared -
Road, which was authorized by
27 miles distant, we waited forth plies to bring home. Starke as a town, the importanceof of trees, with the stumps left
Congress in 1884, largely followed -
the Old Spanish Trail, and did decline of the sun the next Travel was risky then, with an access road to Jacksonville Erodes (JBU&J-EYEC in the roadway, and of a height
not enter Bradford County day. The roads were so bad from ever present danger from roving. subsided/The railroad carried ,BOW). BSDOF -- ," depending upon the road work-
the deep sand we made but slow Indians or outlaws. It was slow freight and passengers easily and < er's skill and determination. As
The earliest Bradford County progress and sun-down found us and tedious to make the day-long quickly to Baldwin and Fernan- Into it was easier to cut down a tree
roads or trails are to be found on seven miles from Garey's Ferry. journey to Black Creek, through dina, and a new revolution in .'"' at about, two foot level, than at

maps made by the U. S. Army "At the very moment I was thick sand at one time, and ford- travel resulted. the ground, many stumps barredthe
the time of the 2nd '
Seminole Indian War. whipping up to accomplish our ing a swampy stream another. Now for the first time, the rich Ravine p r ._ passage of vehicles and caus-
journey before dark, the hind The early settler carried his rifle timber of Bradford County couldbe ",. ,..., ed a lot of trouble.'
One prepared for Brig. Genl. axle-tree of our vehicle broke in and shot ready. harvested and shipped econo*, The bridges, too, were not the
Zachary Taylor in 1839 shows the twain and we to ground and sawmills --.- of by
came The most heavily traveled road mically, sprang up fine concrete bridges today
following roads or trails in Brad- with an awful crash. Here was* a all the rail line Often were
and tram
ford in Bradford County was the along ANCIE&T SUNKEN ROAD in the New River section, still any means. they
County: dilemma: In a hostile country, Newnansville-Black Creek art- roads were built to get the, huge by the growth in population, as barely long enough to cross the
visible in of the of tune, once an fan-
A road which started at Fort surrounded by hammocks which ery. In addition to. the local settlers logs from remote parts of the more and more of the countywas plainly. passage stream at low-water mark, and
Heilman on Black Creek now were the hiding places of blood- who used it, many planta- county. settled. rportant public road between Worthington Springs and Starke. during flood time the approaches

Middleburg, ran in a southwester-I thirsty savages. Night coming on tion owners in Alachua County However, while the railroad The War Between the States Described in early records as the "road between John O. Kelly's would be flooded, and the structure

ly direction to a and no means of repairing the used the road to carry cotton, opened up the Bradford area for disrupted all progress of the and Starke it was first a settlement road, but later was declared available only by means of

of Kingsley Lake, where a Fort shattered axle-tree, and one toe hides, and other products, and to settlers and for the lumbering county and,. during that time, a public road In the 1880's. On the higher land rains a boat. l"wr
Van Courtland was located. From sick to walk or even ride horseback drive large herds of cattle to industry, the problem of trans. and for years afterward duringthe washed away the loose soil in ruts and this gradual erosion Many times a traveler had to
#this point, the road branched, with Black Creek, where the livestock portation within the county not days of reconstruction, the climb up on his buggy to avoid
continued until today the road bed.is about 10 feet below the
one road leading southwest to "I mounted my horse and hav- and products were sold or shIpped< only existed, but was augmented roads deteriorated instead of im- land. (Continued on Page 5))
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the employment we offer to the people prospered. In bad years they suffered, and the merchants proud of the part we are playing in helping to balance the economy

people of Staike and its trade area, and the substantial payroll we suffered with them. Now thanks to( Big Dad and [the other in .
of Starke and Bradford County, and hope to be ,with you for many

release through the channels of trade have benefitted this entire P dus tees that have located here, the picture has changed;. Agriculture years to come.

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Old they maintained. LADIES MEET THOUGHT THE SPANIARDS ties, TIlE LUCKY follows:
Roads Tell Taxes In 1877
Road 13 proved an instantaneous WERE up, a WHO PASSED It seems that the young men
boon to the however, Dicks from ,
county, The ladies of this city met J. K. :Melcher had an ex- committee who had bought several quarts of delicious -
F Interesting Story and today, under its dual designation Were 2c Per AcreTaxes mises and
as State Road 200 and U. Tuesday afternoon, May: 3rd, at citing experience last Saturday summer the papers' plums and had stored
the Gospel Tent for the purposeof afternoon. He was lying on a teachers examination .
under the
thrown by them seat of
(Continued from Page 4) S. Highway 301, is often referredto away
as the "life line" of Bradford of about two cents an organizing a Woman's Chris- lounge enjoying a delightful afternoon resort. Mr. work yesterday their buggy for safe keeping

gettting wet. when crossing one County. It is one ,of the heav- acre, a school tax'of only one mill, tain Temperance Union. The or- nap when suddenly he count of 4 o'clock.. There while they went down to the lake
of the flooded bridges. iest-traveled tourist routes in and direct state taxes are some ganization" was formed by elect- was awakened from his slumbersby passed the' were so fortunate
ing Mrs. M. R. Liddon as Presid- [ the noise of a terrific explos- that year. This shows a to bathe. While down at the lake
During these horseandbuggyand the State and has been instru- ot the interesting points revealed even
ent and Miss N. Alva Johns their best and
met girls
ox-cart days, the old roads mental in developing a million- in a study of the Bradford ion.The season over last they
carried Secretary. ,The next meeting will professor said glass fell as there told them all about the plums in
a lot of produce to market dollar motel and restaurant in- County tax records of 1877 on monument
Cotton, corn, vegetables of dustry in Starke. .tile at the courthouse. be held at the Baptist Church like rain all about him. He was Telegraph, four who passed at the buggy. The party then pro-
next Tuesday afternoon at 4 startled and immediately jumpedup is list of
all kinds, and oranges up until i In the late 1920's, State Road Simon J. Temple, prominent o'clock. ceeded up the hill, which was a
the Big Freeze of '95, were haul- 28 (now S. R. 100) was also built sawmill owner of that day' paid from the lounge. He say "HANG : half mile through heavy sandto
The ladies of this city are especially when he got on his feet he felt -A. B. Hendry, a
ed In ,
loads and the tax
when and
big total of
from Lake City through Starketo a $117.36 a year; I .
farmer invited to attend and as- : something cold trickling down This Is The Daniel Shaw, and the buggy, where they ..expected -
to bad In the he listed 5,780
came a spot Palatka and on to connect was as owning '
sist in his neck and placed his hand Boys to make the girls happy by inviting -
forming a permanent or-
read, he just went around it. with roads to Daytona Beach. acres of land, which comes to a-
On January 1, 1901 an import- This is likewise. an important bout two cents per acre. ganization that will be an ever- back there to see what the matter -John Green, them to a delicious plum
When he looked at his handit Alice Jones
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ant change occurred, when all travel route, bringing tourists Actually, however, his land tax lasting benefit to this, town and was. A large I feast.
red but not with blood. It Belle
was : Corpew,
toad work was paid for by taxa- from the west. When the propor- was less than that, for the entire country.. Advocate, May 6, 1898. was strawberry jam that had teers from I Maggie Clyatt, When the buggy was reachedthe
tion, and the old era of each man ed state-long Florida Turnpike tax bill included an assessmenton had a
been sitting on_a shelf ,above his and Dora Wain- young men looked under the
doing work on roads passed. is constructed, with an inter- other items including: town LUMBER COMPANY: day About
Then in the early 1900's a change three miles east of property; tax on swine and hogs; SHUTS DOWN OPERATIONThe head.. I. were seat for the plums, but "presto
strange contraption called the Starke, U. S. 301 and Road 100 hoses, asses or mules; Neat The jam had been fermenting Wasin. East Pefse-Elliot Geiger, change!"- -they had vanished.
and finally bursted the jar it Gaskins. L.
automobile came into exls- will be more important than ever (oxen) and stock cattle; personal Atlantic Lumber Companyhas boys This made the girls mad and
The Professor says he thoughtthe Thomas, Alice
Hence in Bradford County and a as feeders for the turnpike. When property. shut dowri'its logging camps Spaniards had opened fire on Through they went back to the lake alone
new revolution in transportationhad Starke will be in Bradford County and as a con- Moore, Laura
this -time comes Some of the other tax bills him with a Howitzer.-Fla. Ad- as being leaving the men to fume and
begun. most sequence several hundred 'men Smith Crews, Jess
perhaps the were: 1898 rave over the disappearance ot
i vocate, April 26,
However, while the autos were "crossroads" point in northern Moses Thomas Sr., 32 acres 66 are thrown out of work. The shut rendered. Matthews, Lula Lid- the plums. -

fine on good roads they did not Florida. cents taxes; Seborn Bragg.. 120 down was caused by the unsettled ,NO LIQUOR, BUT PLENTYOF the Dubose. Fla. If the young gentlemen had
do so well on the old sandy One hundred Brad- 1 horse 15 $8.54 condition of the country and it As soon
years ago acres, hogs ; EMPTY BOTTLES only taken the trouble to look in
trails. ford County's most traveled road Richard Crosby, 160 acres, four is hard to, say how long it will the the bushes by the road side they f

"They had 30 by 3 1-2 inch was the old trail leading from horses, five cows, 32 hogs $10.57.On last.It E. Z., Dicks, a'resident of "Hang would have seen several small ,
tires" one man who had an Newnansville to Black Creek. the 1877 tax roll there were is rumored that one or two Hampton Beach, living across the Apple Tree.. boys seated on the ground amongst .
early car recalls, "and they got Today, U. S. 301 is one of the 919 taxpayers, and a statement train loads of logs will be sent to roadway from the dance hall and more than a pile of plum seeds en-
stuck in the sand regularly." most heavily traveled highwaysIn gives the following other infor- Jacksonville each week, which bathing pavilion, ,had his home gained for, \ joying the same very much, but

In wet ,weather, they got bogged all Florida, carrying more mation: will be good news to a few of the searched recently by officers forliqui' protest our young gentlemen,, they did not notice this. They
down in low spots. and. as than 6.000 vehicles per day. Valuation Taxes workmen, and when the war is fight. The a Sunday afternoon I jumped in the buggy and drove
this man remembers it: Thus Bradford County, which All Land-$347,251 2430.76 over the entire camp will resume !': They failed to find any evacuation Lake happen. the seven miles to town in 15

"The farmers had two prices was passed up by the very earl- Town Lots-38,180 267.26 operation.-Advocate, May 6, liquor but did find, however, a the peculiar and embar. minutes.-Advocate, June 16,

for pulling you out with a horseor iest v settlers of Florida becauseit Animals ,773 1,132.24 1893. mountainous,,pile of empty bot June 2, which was a.I 1898. 1m | i
mule for Fords and $10 Personal-119,850 838.95 -- ---
: $5 : had no navigable waterways, 1 = .
for all others. And it was often received its first real Impetus County tax total for that year

suspected that some of the farm- from the building of the old Fer- was $5,128.88. In addition, there

ers 'improved' the holes as a nandina-Cedar Key railroad, and were state taxes totaling ,

means of improvirtg their towing is now, at long last, coming into 846412. All taxes were paid ,
business." its own largely because of its directly to the ,state, and then ,

There were two routes to strategic location and its high- I the county's share was rebated.J. '
L. Wynn was the tax collec- THE rr
Jacksonville: the wet ways. .
tor that year, but was referredto .
route was by way of Middleburg. .
and the problem here was to TEACHERS CAN BOB HAIR as the Assessor of Revenue
sand AND GO TO DANCES State taxes amounted to seven "
push the car up some of the 1
hills. The other road used in dry mills.
Also Wear Silk Stockings and In the tax rate of the follow-
weather, was by way of Baldwin
Shorten Skirts Rules (1878) a special assessment ..
and thence over the Kings Road. ing year
Attorney General three mills was includedfor
However, during wet weather ;
practically all roads in the i. School teachers of Florida may the purpose of building a ne w't I
and county jail
county were impassable for cars bob their hair, wear silk stockIngs courthouse I

and there were long stretches' shorten their skirts, and
time, when a car owner couldn't attend dances as much as they .
set more than three miles out of please without running afoul c.f

Starke in any direction. regulations prescribed by the Work was started Tuesday or

During the early years of this state authorities. dismantling the old livery barr Memories are especially dear at a lime like '

century, the means of buildingand Attorney General Fred H. in front of the courthouse on Call] .
maintaining roads was sim- Davis has ruled that the State Street and while no announcement

ple. All the work was done by Superintendent of Education has has made by the owner we are paying tribute to the past We like fo ; '

hand and fill dirt was hauled in the power to make rules and J. W. Andrews, it is expect ,,. .

a little scoop by a team of regulations governing the con- that the new Ford salesroom an .0 ,
horses or mules. duct of teachers. County superintendents garage will go up on the, bloc our understanding and thoughtful service -- ,- : :; .

Later on, when road building and county boards, he in the near future. '
equipment was improved hard added have no right to prescriberules The building is being taker for :: -i' f ; :
surfaced roads became a possibility and regulations in conflict down on request of, the cit m ny'many ,people to look back : t's- !'-', :, -1-;

and the era of the improved with those of the state authorities council, the day of the horse be, 0, ,

road system came into being. ing past and the building havin ant memories of loved ones who are no f t : '
"In the interest of wisdomand served its period of usefulnessThis
Finally, in the early 1920's.due .
the form of building is located on wha! ,
common sense, te ,
to the efforts of Major E. S. '
Matthews and other leaders. the contract prescribed by the is probably the most valuabl
board education omits of business property ii
state of piece
Road 13, the famed Jacksonville-
any reference to whether a Starke today, and will eventuall
Tampa "short route" was desig-
teacher shall bob her hair, wear be covered by a business block 'f.'I
nated to run through Bradford 9 1927. ,' ',,_ ,, ,\.r p
County-the first hard-surfaced silk stockings shorten her skirts Telegraph Sept. "' '

highway to serve this area. Con- or attend dances," Mr. Davis

struction was actually started in said. Telegraph Sept. 2, 1927. COUNTY COMMISSIONERSGET A RAISE I ::

J 1925, and it was a day of rejoicing TRANSFER OF GUARD '>

when the final link of the UNITS IS COMPLETED Under authority of house bil 1
highway near Highland. was 1100 Bradford County commis I '

completed two years later.It The transfer of Company G. sioners will be entilted to a compensation ",

is interesting to note that 124th Infantry Florida National of $6, per day for ead 1 S : :

the designation of Road 13 Guard. Starke to Jacksonville, day's service and ten cents pei i, _
through Bradford County was and of Headquarters Company, each mile traveled in going t( r.:' _
opposed by some Starke citizensin 2nd Bn., from Jacksonville to and from the courthouse.: Thi;s ,"" ,

the belief that it would ruin Starke, has been completed and is a general bill and not on ," i ... f x
local business. "All the trade will the units will begin to function applying particularly to Brad <<

go to Jacksonville if you give the in their new stations this week ford County. Telegraph Jul ;' ti I r *

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the beach wear that you see today is certainly different _
second, and Tampa third. \.
from what you would have seen in the days when Starke was / I

young but one thing never changes -'and that is the beauty I I ,

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period time ,and that they

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Bradford County: in that period: .
"The agricultural interests (of ,
This Is Good Dirt'sThat's
Bradford County) are great but -

the orange culture Is fast assuming 19521957Proud '
such proportions that it
promises In the near future, to I
The Way Farmers Describe become a staple product, andBradford's
soil and climate
boasts trees that are as vigorous Of Our Past :,,
Bradford Fertile SoilThe --1
County's growers, as Choice fruit, and as .
prolific' bearers as are. those in
agriculture of Bradford land, toting out the large logson any portion of the East or semitropical .
County has changed many times "hand sticks." piling them Florida. Every cottage We Face The Future With

during the past hundred years, together and burning to get and cabin In a large area of the
with first one crop and then them out of the way. county is, or will soon be. em-
another in the lead. But cattle But at the start, it was every bowered in the rich foliage of the 'CONFIDENCEThanks .

were important to the economyin man for himself, and it was hard orange. In Lawtey, district are I
1857, and today they are moro work to clear a little patch, even trees twenty inches in diameter,
so than ever before. r Lr bearing 4,000 to 6,500 oranges
though the tree stumps were i
Cotton was King in the pioneer left remaining. each. In Starke vicinity some
days, sugar cane was a leader fora bear 6,000. The Fort Harley tree, .
However, the' land was rich, ( '
while, then oranges, and straw- y a few'mUes ,southwest of Starfte
berries, to be followed by sweet and soon the pioneer had plentyto in the edge of Alachua has been
corn, pepper, string beans, and eat for his family and his known to bear 10,000. In Lake
other truck crops. stock. Corn and potatoes and Butler neighborhood is a tree For These Good Years. .
and cane grew abundantlyon Cotton Was King
As times and conditions changed peas 24 inches In diameter bearUg
the fertile soil and the cat .
7,000 Near Providence
did the farming picture, oranges.
I but.Bradford has always been an tle and hogs thrived on rich, n wx In The Early Days are some bearing as much as
agricultural county.An native pastures.The 8,000. The orange business Is .
earliest farmers found ., Of Bradford County yet in Its Infancy.
early historian writes: You have been "Good" to us since we first
, "Bradford County began to be cattle raising profitable, for the At the height of the boom

settled about 1830, mostly by herds increased fast and needed young town. isfying one. They worked 'from : of bird manure which waS relatively there was an orange packing opened. .You are the reason we're in business.
farmers from middle Georgia little care. When ready for market During the War Between the "can see till can't see," plowing I expensive and applied plant in Starke, land sold for unheard -
who came well equipped to hew the early settler drove his States, with the men folk off with tiny implements'which lookto sparingly. of prices for all one had Without you we'd never been able to bring yon
homes out of the forests. They herd along the road to Black fight, the women carried on like toys now, using side bare to do' was set out an orange
chose mainly rich, welldrainedlands Creek, where he found buyersfor the burden of farming and keeprows, 'Georgia double stocks, and Farmers "cow penned" a plot grove, and then watch the money this modern store of today. Our policy of honest

along the rivers and lakes." the Jacksonville market. ing the homes together. Cattle an Acme or clod buster to help by cows shutting in a small up and area.feeding The their plot, roll in-so the story went. values, quality merchandise and a guaranteed

The early settlers were not With ready cash, he boughtthe and hogs brought good prices, level the beds. f received the benefit of a large However, In the western partof
big plantation owners. Few were few supplies he could not but there was much stealing of There was wood, to gather, amount of manure, and it was the county, the other farmers satisfaction is our main asset. We enjoy servingyou
farm stock and the herds which had to plant and hoe, stock to went on with their old time
slave owners, and they came raise, perhaps some new crops often used to grow sweet po- and again.
plodding: down an old trail lead- tools, and seeds, including some been increasing were depleted tend, snake fences to build or tatoes. crops, even if general farmingwas and your needs. Come in again.- ,

Ing oxen drawing a cart with cotton seed he was told woulddo greatly during the four years ofthe" repair, butchering in cool weather With the new town of Starke neglected elsewhere.

all their possessions piled in it. well in this section. conflict. the wagon to mend, more within one day's journey, farm- Then without warning, in 1895 X
Having selected a suitable location to the When the men came back land to clear, another room Mother Nature delivered the first
More settlers came ers began to make more frequent Watches Ronson Lighters
the pioneer farmer set region, and cotton soon becamethe from the war, they had almost needed for the house, and scores trips to market with their produce of sledge hammer blows to the Elgin
cabin to start from scratch. But they of other tasks which kept the of the
to work building a log principal cash crop. But i carrying chickens, eggs, hopes get-rich-quick hope-
home and clearing land. At the they also raised lots of corn, worked the fields again,' rebuilt families all busy. butter, and cured meats, as well. fuls. The Big Freeze, accompanied Bulova Watches Small Appliances
start neighbors were few and far cane, potatoes, and some rice. their places, and were soon proBut ever so often, there White flour was favored by with snow (the'only time
between, and he and his family viding for their families again. would be a house raising for a then most inhabitants of this area
In 1858, the first railroad the farmers as was the new
cleared the land by hand fell- opened up the area and Starke There was little cash money, new family, and after all the "white" sugar, which 'at the start ever saw It), consisted of two Diamonds Jewelry
ing the trees, grubbing out the became the central trading point but they didn't need much. They neighbors had pitched in and was far from white. attacks. The first knocked off all

bushes and vines, and burningthe for miles around. Now raised everything needed, and helped buM the home, therewith Then, about 1880 a new crop, I the leaves, and all but killed the
brush. instead many of the long trip to Black a sweet potato bank, corn would be a frolic or' fiddler'sin strawberries, was introduced in : orange trees. The second aught Crystal Silver
Later when there were the crib, the smoke house fill- dance that went on all night. the trees as they were buddingout
on. Creek or1 Jacksonville, farmers the county. At the start the : \
more neighbors, there would be began to bring their cotton and ed with meat, and greens in Commercial fertilizer, as we berries were raised only for : again, and killed them dead. China
in which the garden most of the year know it today, was unknown at smashing to the
"log rollings men other produce to the bustling local consumption, as there was pieces dreams of
worked together to clear the they ate "high on the hog." that time. Some farmers tried no means of transporting a per- speculators.After .
It was.a hard life, but a satguano, a rich natural fertilizer ishable crop to a distant market.A the collapse of the or-

ange boom, farming in the Gifts For All Occasions .
"COBWEB PARTY" COURTHOUSE FENCE MOVED few years later, the great coun- .
GIVEN BY SIRS. ALVAREZ orange growing boom got under ty resumed its natural growth.
CENTENNIAL The iron picket fence surround- way in Bradford County and With the hopes of citrus"gone,

The Cobweb party given by ing the courthouse was removed for years the area was promotedas many turned their old orange Watch and Jewelry Repairs

Mrs. J. M.. Alvarez complimentary Tuesday and the grounds show a a get-rich-quick place, where groves Into pecans while other
to her cousin, Miss Callahan, big improvement in looks. With the soil would grow anythingand farmers .took another look at
GREETINGSTO of Montgomery Ala., last Fri- the exception of a few panels make the owner fabulously the strawberry.
day evening was one of the most through which the trees have wealthy. Improvements in refrigeration.
novel and recherche affairs of grown to the extent that 'hack Starke was surrounded by and faster transportation meant JEWELRYMARILYN
most perfectly arranged groves then, and there that berries could be shipped to ROBERTS
BRADFORD the season, saws will have to be used to saw orange
STARKE AND and executed in all its details. the iron out, the removal was an were large plantings around Law- northern cities.: Bradford County
Threads of different hues witha easy task. The city or county tey, Sampson, Rowell, and Crosby could grow good berries, and be
COUNTYWe cob attached to one end and a should place some comfortable Lakes, and! elsewhere in the fore long culture of the delicious & CARL ROBERTS
spider to the other, were strungall benches on the grounds under the county. fruit was a main-stayx the
over the house and everything, shade trees for use by the people. Wanton S. Webb in "Webb's eastern part of the county.
and wound about and twisted in The grounds can be made into Historical, Industrial and Biographical Help was plentiful, the yields CURTIS ROBERTS

Are Proud To Be A Part Of the most intricate manner. The an attractive park at slight ex Florida," published in were high, and growers made
object being for each young man. 1885, has the following to say good money from berries. The
assisted by a young lady, drawn Telegraph, July 8, 1927. about the orange Industry of (Continued on Page Seven)

Both by lot, to begin with the cob end .HUGGING SOCIETIES
of the thread and by following it T
through all its misty mazes and

windings, find the spider attached Missouri they have intro-

., r,.....j-'" to the other end, and concealed duced Hugging Societies to swell
somewhere on the premises. the church treasury. A Missouri A To Our FRIENDS
Eacli' couple entered with avid- paper gives the following scale of Message
ii ity upon the apparently prices: Girls under sixteen, 15
task set them and after conside- ,
cents for a hug of two minutesor
i and untangle-
rable entanglement 10 cents for a short squeeze.
ment of the intricacies, known From 16 to 20, 50 cents; from I t TL&.4 i i 3
only to the spider and the young 20 to 25, 75 cents. School marms _
ladies who fixed them it was an- 40 cents; another man's wife, $1; _
James Kickliter and Customers
nounced that Mr.
widows, according to looks, from
Miss Hackett had '
and Myrtle
$10 to $3. Old maids three cents
the spider,
succeeded in locating
9 each, and no limit on time.
and were accordingly awarded Preachers are not charged Edit- .

first prize. ors pay in advertising, but are
Light refreshments were then. not allowed to participate until ,
served, consisting" and cake.of lemonade, everyone else is through and We have been serving this area for ,, .
grape "acid, even then they are not allowed to
Music, cards, and dancing were squeeze anything but old maids V

some other features of the even- and school marms.-Advocate, over seven years and every year has r ,.
which Mrs. Alvarez ,
ing, during June 30, 1898.FLORIDA f
assisted by Miss Callahan had

ample opportunity to display FOOTBALL STAR been filled with pleasures. Each day
their entertaining qualities, and .
never were hostesses more charm-
ing, or more delightful, carryingto Gainesville, Sept. 1 Dale/ our Friends and Customers) make us ,

their guests the inspiration of VanSickle, star football playeron A

ROBERT G. GREEN, Owner characterized perfect ease the and entire grace evening.To which. freshman the University football team of last Florida sea- realize how lucky we are to be a part ''

Phone 135 311 Temple Avenue those young ladies the entire son, and Mass Iris Epperson,
company are indebted for a pleasant popular society girl of Starke, of Bradford County. Their support Denver and Chessie Devrick
Starke, Florida evening most delightfully were, secretly married in Jack- -
spent.-Advocate, July 7, 1898. sonville last Tuesday afternoon, .

t it was discovered here today. friendship, and consideration constantly remind us that no effort is too great that will I II
Van Sickle declared his intention I

of returning to the Universitythis .
fall. Telegraph, Sept..9, make our community just a little better. '
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::1. -" ... -''. ,.' CROWN First shipment of rock for
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arrived Wednesday and was car- \
day ried out morning.to the ItS branch supposed line Thurs-the 4 .:; pledge. A Business is based on service. to, its customers. .,' .!,

will start from the Brookerend
Rx: r. r work and work twoard Graham. We pledge ourselves to make that. service the best possible . --

The majority of the,rock will be I "
handled in both directions from : J .:
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GIB BROWN SERVICE' STATION CROWN 1927. ;", }'-. We have built our business on one principle --- treat ,... ,:_ -

EXTRA '.'. ; customers ourselves would like to be treated.
., our as we
TEMPLE AVE. U. S. 301 The soldier boys went over the ," d
creek Tuesday afternoon for the
purpose of having target practice. .. Thank you for your ]past business and may we con- .4 I? !

STANDARD OIL PRODUCTS They did some fine shooting and I / .
no doubt will make it hot for the tinue to serve you. < R'
Spaniards If they get a shot at '- '.. : ,,rI .
ATLAS TIRES AND TUBES them.-Fla. Advocate, April 29, I ,.. '" 0; .r. d''''."a 'f; '' '' Denver Devrick 'f ;;

1898. -.,. '.' -X'.::; .., ", ''. I
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CROWN THAT'S ENDS WELL International Harvester Farm Equipment, Complete Auto Supplies For The Trade
EXTRAONE' Jack Robinson and Sadie Rellersf / ,

ord. both,colored, wire charged Parts, Tires and Batteries' Complete Stock of Supplies For Sportsmen
We Join In Extending with lewd' and ladvious liv- "

ing.They were acquitted, and
shortly afterwards were married a .
Congratulations and Best Wishes. "
OF THESEGASOLINES by Justice Gardiner.
To The City of.Starke IS HAMPTON.. HAS NEWSPAPER i

Hampton has a paper now. ,
On Its 100th BEST FOR YOU I
Birthday Anybody who wishes to get the 416 East.Brownie St. Office Phone 430 Counter Phone 26 Starke Florida
news from Hampton should sub
scribe for the Hampton Orange

I Leaf Advocate, May 2$, 1898. I


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/Bradford CountyAgriculture E 'tea. Mr. Edgar M. Thomas and .' ,, ,-

a CF:M .. $ Miss Edna Kickliter'of this city .
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residence of the bride's father
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at 4 o'clock, Rev.. Robert : ." -- -. w f? .
(Continued From Page Six) officiating. L ;: .
strawberry platform at Lawtey The wedding was a quiet ., j ,,
grew to be and only a few friends of i
an important shipping
.7:01: l y family were present. The .
point and
many carloads of ber-
is of Starke's most ,
ries were shipped daily during one a
the fruiting season. ing young men, always

But it one part of the county 1 and has a host of warm' .
was while the bride a daughter \
helped; another was hurt .
for an insect the boll weevil, cut t, f :a.r Rev. L. W. Kickliter of this ?1 } c '.
down cotton"yields to the point e.. is "one of Starke's most

where the crop was finally aban- ing and accomplished i

doned. ladies. t
However tobacco took the NW* : : We wish the young couple
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years } '+ : >: : : :: 1
has the flowers of peace.
crop been important in the
western part of the county. The Starke String Band ;:

For following ered the bride and groom a .
many years ,.' ,
strawberries truck such lightful serenade Monday -
crops r. ". .
M green beans, Irish potatoes. ,TM, ti5.r Advocate, Aug. 25, 1898. : /

(the weevil knocked out sweet

potato growing), sweet corn, cu- WAIF LEFT ON .
/ cumbers and pepper, and livestock
Last Sunday night.a
,.>were the principal sources of ,
child, about six weeks old,
1-J farm income. left on the porch at Mrs. I 'WEREN'T, AROUND when folks were
1 At which
various times
crops Weeks of this city. The
proved unsuccessful were tried In "
the county. In the fruit line was neatly placed in a box clothes like this in Starke but if u'e'
i some unmade clothing, and
peaches, grapes, apples, cherries,
and LeConte pears were planted. pinned read call on him him Commodore a card been you can be sure that we would have been

Among 'vegetables which did ,
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not do well were cauliflower and course Mrs. Weeks was our part to keep the family well dressed at

celery.In Tractor Has Retired The Old Gray Marewas tonished at her midnight .
the mid-1930's as the grow- The '
ing of general truck crops beisame but kindly took the child 1898.'X prices just as we are doing today.

more and more popular in largely self sufficient, the dents depend on farming income the recent adoption of a county- gave it every attention
this section, a State Farmers present day farmer is not. Years for their entire support. wide No Fence Law, whereby is now flourishing in her WE ARE MORE THAN PLEASED with
Market was established in ago the farmer who got several Most of them, however, still owners of stock must keep their and doing well.

Starke. Several years ago a hundred dollars cash from his farm in a limited way. They animals under fence. In an interview with the warm welcome and the patronage that has
feed and cattle Thus, vocate. man Mrs. Weeks
second one was established at crops could keep going. raise stock keep today we see virtually a
Brooker to serve the farmers in But in recent years all that and hogs.In completed cycle. When the coun- I intend' to keep George
the western, part of the county has changed. The farmer buys a fact, today the raising of ty was first settled over a hun- do not care to know who accorded to our store since its opening in ;

and giving Bradford the distinc- large part of his foodstuffs to- cattle is probably more importantin dred years ago, cattle were vital. parents are.Advocate July .

tion of being the only Florida day, and has truck and tractor this county than ever before. Today, after other agricultural 1898. We consider it one of the finest in our .
county with two State Markets expenses, insurance, electric and There are thousands of acres efforts have come and gone theyare

within its borders.In gas bills as well as many packaging of improved pasture planted, and more important than ever. ROUGH OX RATS and the people of Starke and sur-
recent years two changes expenses which did not ex- herds of fine-looking improved And, when farmers can once
came about which had a profound ist years ago. Hereford or Angus cattle are a I again earn a fair return on their The quietness was trade spot :
effect on the county's agricultural As a result of this change big improvement over the "piney labor, truck and other crops will Monday afternoon by the area occupy a very warm

economy. plus a dwindling income more woods" stock that once roamed come back in Bradford County; .. of a pistol which rang out
The one was the advent of and more Bradford County farm- this area. for, as the farmers like to say: ', Call street. Everybody .hearts. We hope to be serving you. for many

widespread use of the tractor in ers have sought and obtained -One of the biggest factors in "This is good dirt. We can grow the direction of the report

the county. Although it had been outside employment until today the improvement of the cattle anything here that can be grown find that it was Scott to come.
used for years it was not until only a fraction of the rural resi- situation in the county has been anywhere else in the country." varez to practicing withhis 9
fairly recently \ *
equipment was widely adopted I MASONIC lULL BURNEDOne able to cope with them. The hose thing over $1,000 and was in- on some rats that infest his 2

here. With it came the abilityto was handled by A. E. and W. L. sured for $350. Everything. in cher shop.- Advocate, July
clear and plant large acreageswith of Starke's Oldest BuildingsGoes Wall and Dorc Adams who deserve the building was burned. No one 1898. '
little labor. Up In Smoke Early special mention for the
has the least idea how the fire
The ether factor and it prob- Tuesday MorningThe bravery they displayed in stick- ,
started. Some think it was start-
i.ably took place.earlier, was the ing to their post so faithfully.The TIIERESSA (VS. LAKE
Masonic building, one of ed by ,rats and others think it
evaporation of a source of farm Masonic Hall was built STORES
Starke's old land marks, was was the work of an Incendiary. The Theressa and Lake
a labor, during World War n and about 20 years ago and was usedas
afterward. burned to the ground last Tues- a school house, and used to .- Advocate, Aug. 25, 1898. baseball teams crossed bats

Many growers of berries were day morning. The first alarm of stand where the Starke Instituteis. the Theressa diamond last
.,, forced out of business because of fire was sounded about 2 o'clock When the new school house urday afternoon and at the I.
of labor the and in a very few minutes the was built the hall was ,moved .
.this shortage during Mr. N. B Hull received a fine of the game the score STREET STARKE, FLORIDA
War, and since that time the condition fire department was on hand and back on the next block and was Crescent bicycle Thursday for
], to 2 in favor' of Theressa.
has not improved.One doing everything in their powerto enclosed in brick. It was then Master DeWitt Jones, consequently .
factor which must be con- save the building but the. rented to the Masons who used it DeWitt is the happiestboy Youngblood pitched for

sidered too. Is that whereas the flames gained too great a head-j until it was destroyed.The in town.- Advocate, July and Will Cox pitched for
farmer of a hundred years ago way and the department hall was valued at borne- 28, 1898. Side.Advocate, Aug. 18,





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three to catch the 1957 Dodge and ,f
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Starke and Bradford ,

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The Hardy Brothers, Douglas, left, is in
t be worth .more on a trade-in because of its styling, it will have a -
t1 11t 1 1 1rlrt charge of the Service Dept., Charles center ,
bigger re-sale value. So why not take advantage of these facts and

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together to protect Tate Powell, L. D. it
PASS THROUGH STARKE I Wall. R. kept on coming:
our homes They
and came from I I
families are to be Liddon B. Haynes, W. J. rings and anti-rings and someso
Jones Starke
all directions-from and Lake Butler the
men the in part
Mules And Horses Four officers and 29 enlisted not under the age of 45 W. B. Haynes W. T. Weeks, W. of Metropolis flat they, couldn't ring at all, thunderous program,
years. Quite Starke. and the suburbs of uproar, and' darted ample justice was done by all the
men, members of the 146th, large number have H. Rivers J. C. Harrison, E. W. Lake Butler. shaking hands with the fellow blue forked streaks at "
already They came from the each other, participants.The
Motorcyle Company on tour of ,! the papers and Burroughs, J. G. citizens .bowing and
Alvarez, T. W scraping to havoc
the causing
Had they still i country scrubs and out in consternation day was most
ValueMules are
High the state in their coming When the ladies and. enjoyably
summer train- a Sweat L. C Hull A L. VonKim, the byway sand kia.sing the babies. amongst, the .audience and leaving
sufficient hedges. They spent by all. and
Ing maneuvers passed through number have signed W. W. Sapp, W. W. Tumblin. W. One could behold them elbowing particularly
they: will then came in wagons buggies, carts, the .field strewn with the those who had the honor of ad-
Starke apply for arms and H. Davis and smiling through
Thursday afternoon en-| F. D. Hollingswcrth, J. the assembled -
horseback wavering and convicted.
and horses were worth a route to Gainesville where ammunition and will elect officers F. P.. muleback footback crowd still The fusi- dressing the occasion, some of
) hunting
McMurray and
they U. D. Miner, putting -
small fortune, in the etc. and awalking, until about four or lade was led by J. L. Hill for whom on their return were
right is surprised
Following in
encamped for the night. The a copy of Geo. E. Pace, Geo. C. White A. I a prop here and there in Lake
after the War Between the States, the document: five hundred persons had collected. i behalf of Butler, followed by C. L. to learn that the Court
troops came in from Jacksonville| Floreus W. H. Hollingsworth, his favorite location fora i Peek
Starke and the
according to records file on- House was still sitting
on in the by way of Green Cove Springs We the undersigned citizens of Chas. B. Dst, W. H. Taylor, J. temple of justice, until the Marshal calmly
courthouse which They slaught was kept up by J. B. and serenely where she
date back'to brought their was in
of the
over State Road 48 the motor- County Florida over -Ielcher.-Fla.. Advocate Apr. day announced that Crews of Lake
Butler followedby
infant 1868 when 11 Starke was just an cycles equipped with side cars the age of 45 years hereby agreeto 26, 1898 daughters sweethearts and chew- the meeting was for the purposeof T. A Knight of Starke and the 1898.mornlng.-Advocate, June 30

years old. and accompanied by two big organize ourselves into a com- ing gum with them, bent on discussing the whys, wherefores ended with G. F. Markillie of
Listed among the property of 1 1II. trucks carrying camping equipment pany to be known as the Brad LONG,BRIDGE PICNIC spending an enjoyable day upon and howsoevers, never, the Lake Butler interspersed with
M. Cone whose will was filed I making good time on' the ford County Home Guards for the the verdant shady banks of New less of the Court House questionand music with COLORED VOLUNTEERSThe
for probate on Jan. 20, 1868, wasa i' road.-Telegraph; July 22, 1927. purpose of preserving the public First Meeting In The CourtHouse River and drinking in the thun- that the big guns from Durng the a interim beneath and guitar.the colored Company of volunteers
mule valued at$125 a considerable peace, to suppress insurrection CampaignLast dering tones of eloquence and Starke and Lake Butler were
spreading boughs of neighborly held a meeting in Lincoln
sum of in those and riots and invasion. logic poured forth by the loaded for bear
money days. EXCHANGE CLUB, repel It is Saturday at Long mighty and about to ex cejcs was to
Bridgeon spread
a temptingfeast City Monday permanently or-
ELECTS understood that the said giants of Starke and Lake Butler. .plode.
Again in the will of Drury NEW OFFICERSAt company
4 New River was held a mam- which had been supplied by ganize the Company.-Advocate,
Reddish a little later, a Bay will not be required to serve'beyond The politicians were there I Then the mighty elements
moth basket picnic which was of those present which most im May 17, 1898.
the conclusion lunch'-
of the
mare was listed at $150. and a the limits of said Brad the first meeting held in the new
colt and mule each at the same eon hour Monday officers for then ford County without the consentof all-absorbing Court House elec-
price. coming year were elected by the the majority of the members. tion campaign.
Starke Exchange Club. The
Obviously, mules and horses membership has grown to 20-! Following are the ones who I I i !Early in the morning the
were scarce during the Recon- have signed: J. J.[. Dr.
Truby began to gather and they
within five of the goal set by the 1

struction for the Days high and price.A that. accounted National 'Club headquarters and j t .L They Wouldn1t.Have Believed ItIf

if is expected to complete the full .
courthouse official whose membership within the next few -I: I
family lived in the area durinI weeks.

the days following the I New officers elected were as a44' DAys j'S u
this explanation: 4

"The reason mules and horses follows Lenthal: Wyman. President.J. .1. \\-\E\ R *\ 17 you had told this couple-in 1907 that 50 :years later they

were so scarce then is that during L. Frazee, Vice President. G AlA could purchase a home on wheels with every modern convenience .
the war families around here A. J. Thomas Secretary. A J'

were starving and had. to eat Program Committee: G. M. In- installed they just .wouldn't have believed you.
their horses and mules. man, J. C. Robinson J. E. Corn -
And who can blame them? For it would have sounded'' likea
other J
Among Hems listed i I pening. +
toe will of Cone were the follow Civic Organizations Committee:. miracle.
J. H. Hitch E. L. Biggs, F. F. ,
ing: cattle at $6 a head; hogs, at .
'Stump.-Telegraph, July 15,
$2; wash pot $3.
1927. '- ,
John W. Kellum was administrator '"

of the estate; Jacob Godwin AN EXCITING RUNAWAY .sa; i ,
James H. Knight and Samuel S. Join In The '
Crews were appraisers; AlfredD. Col. Weeks' horse became Fun

Cone, as Justice of Peace attested frightened at the train last Mon- I I
to the will; A. M. Andreuwas day and dashed down Cherry And yet today this modern miracle .
Judge of the Probate Court; Street at a rapid rate. The horse I.I Of Starke's I .. ,__... : _<.' ...._ ;,:;._:: .... _-;-
and county judge was Wm. W. was hitched to a wagon and in has come true. If you have ,! ; "--

Wills. the wagon was Col. Weeks' son, I
Robert, and a colored boy that anydoubt, we invite you to visit ;I .1':
DOINGS AT CAMP JOHNSON works for the Col ,nel. The boys I show I -
I I our new lot in Starke and see "
did everything in their power to I
Howdy folks. You should havebeen stop the runaway but their efforts -I w h4H '?1wi these beautiful new mobile homes r _
here to see old Company G were unsuccessful. The I, ,

t do her stuff in the first regimental horse did not stop until it I I w-your .n- _________
parade. It is generally admitted II I
reached home. The wagon was I] i j
that Company G is the considerably damaged and the I M1e ger-tips. Whether you are interested 4
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best company in the regimentThe t 1A..
boys received a few slight bruises.
now, o r will be later, will be (< ]
way the colonel and his.staff -Advocate, May 13, 1898. V of we i \.
sat up and.took notice when our '
outfit wheeled by fully confirmsthe SCHOOL NEEDS A WELL MAY delighted to show you through these *;.{ :" ,, J I
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above statement. Much creditis homes at your convenience. a c,., .w ,, .
due our company commander, A good well of drinking wateris ] : :; ;-..- '- ___ _____ ....-_'_ _ _
Lt. Thomas T. Long, who has very badly needed at the High -
drilled us patiently and thoroughly. School. The scholars have to

carry water from a long distance. Let's give the old town a birthday that she will PRICED FROM 2585.00
Major Peek our battalion commander ,-, Advocate.. May 17, 1898. / f

was well pleased with always remember. We join the city in welcoming .
the showing made by our company F. P. &: L. SUB STATION ,
Our mess sergeant. Starling NEARING COMPLETION our hundreds of visitors who will be hereto helpus

and his cooks. Prescott and| The big sub-station being constructed celebrate, this occasion. Although we are one. of S arke's newest business firms, we are mighty happy to be
Rosier, have been keeping us well
just outside the east t

swimming fed. There pool is a here wonderful, one of new the town limits by the Florida Power I 1 I When we get back to "normal" after the Centennial here and, wish. the Centennial Committee every success in its celebration. '
& Light Co. is nearing completion
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largest and best equipped in the
South. In the afternoon, when it and will be ready for the"juice" remember that for prompt, economical ql
to be turned on withina
is hot, we certainly cool
enjoy a
few days. A steel fence will l electrical service, just call .
delicious and refreshing dip. Late '
be built around the property :
in the afternoon when our laboris admittance J. STARKE MOBILE HOMES
upon its 'completion and I "
done we can enjoy crabbing I ;
can only be gained through ii iia j j :
the St. Johns River.
gate. Telegraph Aug. 12. -
We leave here on the 24th for> 1927. i MOENCH ELECTRIC SERVICE (t I ;

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home. Well there is a i picture on .. 1
at the YMCA tonight, so I mustClose HURRAH FOR, TilE OLD Jack Hodge N. Temple Ave. Phone 470-W
to get there in time. PATRIOTS 125 W. Washington Stl Phone 277JI :

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Clerk Starke is to have.a home guard

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Rich In, One evening last week eight

KingsleyLake Legend of our young bloods Cashier Dun

can at the head, and as many

more young city belles got them*

.., ....- .._..- wives together for a moonlight
I drive to Mr. Silas Kite'S, wno
Bears The Name ? 11 II c lives four miles west of town, toa
*#STf W $ sugar boiling, candy stew anda
*- 'it _-8 good time in general, and invited -
Of Brave OfficerIn the gallant and handsomeMr.

: :Morris J. Huff of Jacksonvilleto
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Indian War 'S \ d1 eA out, Mr. T. R. Sweat conceived

/ the .idea of a little fun at Mr.

cV. % Aarf Huffs expense.
Since'earliest times, Kingsley
w After reaching the home of Mr.
Lake'or Kingsley's Pond as it r1. 1 t
was designated on 1850 maps) Kite and depositing the young

has played an important part in k ladiea around the sugar kettle,

the life of Starke and Bradford .-IFF ; the boys all went off to the cane
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County. > wL patch. When Mr.'Huff was laden

men James Hornsby moved w..L.v.C. with 14 the
large canes, suddenly
with his parents to the south side : 4"
p9 young men fell out and beganto
of the lake in the 1880's he found
there remnants of Indian rafts, fight. All hands except Mr.

left there by natives when they
hurriedly left this section of the ; a i affair. Large knives were drawn

state for hideouts in the and big pistols fired from, all
of South Florida. The
swamps points of the compass. Mr. Huff
gently sloping banks of the lake
with his face homeward bound
were undoubtedly favorite camping

grounds of the red man and manya / ; I got away from the crowd and

papoose splashed in the shallow ran fully a mile before Mr. J.

waters, just as children of each I H. Colson, their fastest runner,

succeeding generation have found T could catch him. Telegraph. ,

untold pleasure in beautiful Kings- ;Nov. 25 1892.

OLDTIMERS SAT .the lake was named for Captain
northwest about where the Russell -T. R. Brown .R. Kingsleywho
ley.The side Puddy, 3 1\ -rt: ru
legend of how Kingsley got Kingsley Lake Cemetery is now and Wm. C. La'dd-formed a cor- : finding,, himself surrounded' by Indians, swam his horse .":'n.7; --1 t' @!"r,., f1\... .A ()
its name is as colorful as the lake located. When they reached shore, from one. side of the lake to the other, and escaped. The tranquil !, t' "' !:t' f: .f ., "'! : ,;-" r'",
1886 under 'f.: : ) Y't' ." ).1 p
poration .in the name ,
Is lovely. The story is told by old the exhausted horse stiffened and beauty of the lake is caught In photo at right above. "''fit ;;; '. "" .

settlers with an air of authoritythat fell dead. The captain requestedthat of Kingsley Lake Navigation Company \ .:.t.,.".-.. ''T:' .'-' .:.;, Ii;

makes it seem likely to have the lake be/: named Kingsley with the "intention to oper- \ Itl $ -11 ....' o: -
of North and Central Florida that bottom. A depth of 92 feet has : t "''' -, .1,.,, .. ;
some basis in fact. This is how ..
because his horse and the lake ate and maintain in all its detaila ", '.,.. .' .
settled at that time. The been found, but this is probablyfar 0' \ 4 't
was,, t
Rev. J. L. Strickland of Clay Hill, .
had saved his. life. steamboat line Lake 4.tji>'I' i ..,
on Kingsley, ."(:. ..- .. ..,
citrus killed and short of actual depth at i
whose father was one of the earl- groves were many they )
After the Indians, came the situated in Clay County, from a : 1"d." > _
iest settlers of the lake, tells the white settlers and the Kingsleyarea point at or near Lake View on the of the early settlers got discouraged its deepest point. ...:". 'f .... t' f ff '.
tale: and left.. Of the few who remained The lake. is. unique in that it i'f '" ;t:<": w S LS
was soon a thriving farming south side to a point 'at.or near : *
some continued cultivat- has only one outlet a tributaryof \!'. ;.. ..'
LEGEND OF NAME community of citrus groves, pear Kingsley, on the north rf.de! of the t i .i>t'; ...,, #.:; -, <'"Oo
"During the time of the Semin- and plum orchards and grape lake, and between such points as ing small acreages, growing grapes Black Creek. It is fed by water 4--:' '''. :
ole Indian Wars the lake was still and fruits other than citrus; but from several branches and S _
vineyards. At one time there were it may be to our best interest ; 110. "
unnamed. One day a three from that time on, Kingsley! was springs that pour crystal clear '.Jri<" "
young cap- post offices serving the area: and the interest of the public. it;tA iI <
tain named Kingsley was on scout Lake Side, on the south side of the Whatever happened to this am- regarded more as a summer resort water in through caverns in its ?"i 'f'r

duty along the old Newnansvilletrail lake; Kingsley on the north side; bitious proposal is not known, but than a commercial community. sandy floor. < ,

that skirted the south side and Ionia on the west. it is doubtful if the navigation BICYCLE PATII PLUGGEDAs Many years age several large
of early as 1898, an editor of Indian mounds were to 'the foundon _
the lake. Suddenly he found PLAN STEAMBOAT LINE company ever got into actual.op 55
himself surrounded the old Florida Advocate, a local the west side of the lake in
by hostile There were also extensive eration. No one can recall seeing .,
Indiana three sides with newpaper of that period, was advocating the area now thick with summer art
on only lumbering operations in the steamboats on Kingsley Lake. ,
the lake as a means of escape. Kingsley area and commerce developed But the Big Freeze of the late1890's a bicycle path to Kings- colonists from Starke, Gainesville,

He rode his horse into the water to such an extent that changed the picture at ley Lake as "a great attraction Jacksonville, and other cities in
and it clear to the for the touristy that visit Starkeas this part of the state. These
swam across four ambitious gentlemen-C. L. Kingsley, just as it did over most
well as 'a thing of beauty and mounds have long since been

JOY forever' to people of this city." flattened until they are no longer

I After the turn of the century recognizable. tofore almost unexplored due to I

I the settlement of Kingsley by Buried Treasure lack of accers roads through the

I summer colonists got under way Some distance southeast of the sandy terrain, Camp Blanding was
in earnest. Said The Telegraph in lake once stood a pine tree on
established. ,One of 'the
its issue of June 6, 1902: "Citizensof which. was carved the figure of a country'slargest s

Starke have awakened to the man. It was said that a U. S. Infantry replacement i
. ... V :. : r ,., L rto .. fact that within five miles of the Army paymaster was interred training centers, Blanding caused i

: .;:: corporate limits. Kingsley Lake there, and that before his cap- a "boom town" to spring up

offers the loveliest, coolest and ture he buried some money neara where half a century earlier the ,. .Y.
most restful health-renewing branch in the neighborhood.Years .
Mi hardy settlers had ..
planted their
summer resort in the world. With ago, along Horse Hole
water clear aa crystal, having branch could be seen many excavations citrus trees only to see them .i.iV

clean, sloping sand beach, fed by &made by treasure hunt- killed in the tragic Big Freeze.In _

inexhaustable mineral springs under ers, and "digging for buried the scrub oak thickets, hereto- V

BROTHERS the surface of the lake al- treasure" along Black Creek wasa fore the exclusive domain of salamanders _
F y.'ays'cool and refreshing, men. popular pastime with adventurous -
and gophers, legions of
boys even in recent
women and children simply shout young 55
y trainees ,,.
+ years. Infantry hiked and man- V5 yet 5- s
for joy as they plunge and swim
of the brush
and sport in the clear, silvery p.obert' Keith, a one time euvered and fired on rifle ranges

MsW ,I waves." Starket justice of peace, specul- that echoed and re-echoed around **& Lz ;
t II ated so much over the matter the lake.. Where the Indians
In consequence, The Telegraph
that that at last he dreamed that the squaws once washed their babies t SS ,frz= .
reported: "Realizing rapid
buried the north and x{
treasure was on made primitive "milk"
transit is the great necessity, our by
citizens have formed a Good Roads 'side of Black Creek, near the lake. pounding hickory nuts and mix- I

u ..x U tt I He went there and made exten- ing the meat Vith lake water
Committee to, manage the ,
sive excavations, but found noth- thousands of soldiers
RF swish fished and
of the
t building and grading of a carriageand
bicycle road from Starke to ing but quartz sand. swam and boated in their leisure
While buried treasure has not hours after a hard day's drill.
Kingsley Lake. A number of citi-
'ter, u been found at Kingsley, the sand With the close of World WarII
,.d V zens had already subscribed to
and water have yielded some other Kingsley reverted to its former
stock at $25 and mile -
M afire a very remarkable things. In 1898, quietness and peaceful relaxa- A STUDY IN CONTRASTS: Faded photograph above portraystwo
of the road had already been
:- cleared .of stumps. The trek to for instance, one Sam Perry' who tion. Camp Blanding, minus thou- boat,loads of pleasure-seekers on the lake, before the turn

in earnest. lived near the lake, was return sands of its war-time wooden of the !.Century. Look closely and note man sitting in cypress
Kingsley was on
.. t ..; ., ". I ing from a fishing expedition and i buildings, still remains on'the
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*- ; i *i tree, which is believed to be the same tree In later photo at top
I IlLFATED'E."TURE what he to be I east side
saw supposed a of the lake
1 and is used of ; This tree Is still standing in the lake today. The
A final fling commercializing page
the of the to limited .
.. cypress stump on edge a extent by the Florida
the area came just before World ake.. He kicked the object and a National Guard. There is not. Gay 90's boating party Is in marked contrast with the waterskiing -
I en-
War I when the DuPont interests piece of bone broke off. Looking ough activity,. however, to :disturb ,beauty, below, demonstrating most popular sport oa
took a brief and ill-fated fling at much like section of the the lake today. .
very peaceful slumbers of the ,
Who can deny that old styles were certainly glamorous producing camphor from extensive the tSAI
backbone of an ancient mastadon, summer colonists who flock to

and it is loads of fun to dress up in them for the big proves the lake planted near the two present miles east inter-cf the main part of the fossil was the of non-government-owned shores ) STATE OF AFFAIRSWe CAN'T FOOL TIlE PIGS
about the size of a water bucket the lake in ever Increasing

Centennial parades and other events but how many of section of State Roads 16 and 21, and measured 13 inches across. It numbers. have no court house, no Everybody is chewing 'cane
In 1914 the Starke Board of Trade i
was brought to Starke and placedon stacatto noise you hear jail, no fire protection, no com- these days. The hogs extract what
us would want to go back to those cumbersome clothes for (forerunner o Chamber of Com- exhibition at the drug store of on a peaceful I'
Sunday afternoon railroad but little there is left in .the
merce) was proposing a new sand- Dr. J. L. Gaskins. is not the noise of machine I peting nothing juice

wear every day in the year? .__ ... ;. clay road to Kingsley to take ad- Wlerd Sound Effects fmng ifs the noise of gun holes in the sidewalka Even cane after the human molars are

vantage of "future business that The saucer-like shape of the board motor. an out- Council Pond is a thing of the through with it. A cane chewer

I will be developed by the immense lake (World War II aviators, referred fulfiling its destiny Kingsley Lake is past this dry weather. What on with false teeth can always' ba
one of the
out from the of
singled number
will be
planted -
Modern modern and designed camphor grove to it as Silver Dollar because loveliest recreation spots earth will become of us? June
clothes ,are,tuned to living are two miles east. pf Kingsley of its round appearance' to man. known 27, 1890. pigs 1889. in his tracks. Oct 11,

to keep modern men and women looking their best, while Lake. .1 I from the air) and its sloping ,1

But, unfortunately, this "future banks, aided by circling wind cur- MTB

still allowing,,"them. to,carry out their busy schedules with business- never materialized. A- rents provide. acoustical pheno- II I I Welcome Visitors And Home Folks Too
bout the time the DuPonts got mena that is often puzzling to I II
the least amount of interference.
their_plant set up and in opera- newcomers. Noises can heard
tion a process for producing syn- from a distance of several miles I

thetic camphor commercially was across the water, but sometimes I

Since its establishment in Starke, the Bottom Dollar has developed and the camphor groves seem to come from a direction I I
east of Kingsley became'obsolete opposite the one in which they

brought you the latest in modern styling at the greatest almost overnight. actually originate. Old settlers

According to the most widely say that even the hogs that ran
saving in cost. This we will continue to do in grateful accepted theory, Kingsley Lake I loose in the area, would some- j

started in remote ages as a sink times run away from the caller
of will and support past present t
appreciation your good hole, which must have been orig- instead of toward him due to

and future. inally of enormous depth, as it this strange ventriloquism of the. ;;
"1 has been filled up by all the elements.

earth that later, through caving: Many yearn ago otters were

and erosion settled into it, leav- plentiful along the lake and would : -

ing long slopes nearly all around. sometimes swim in single file, re- .,

The lake is near the summit of: sembling, at a distance, a writh-

J Trail Ridge, an elevation of land ing sea serpent, and frighteningthe

S. V that begins in South Georgia and uninitiated out of their wits.

terminates in the lakestuddedarea Flying squirrels would enter the

150 around Keystone Heights. cottages at night and busy them-

High Above Sea Level selves carrying off light articles.In .

One of the head of the
W. Call St periodical cross- the morning the
BOTTOM state canal surveys carried house would sometimes have to

through this section in 1909 found search for his socks and his good

\ that the lake surface is 170' feet lady might find a.dainty piece of Enjoy ,our Hospitality and Good Food while! attending the Starke

above sea level ten feet higher lingerie mysteriously missing., Centennial.
/ than the courthouse lot in Boom Town Days

PHONE Starke. An engineer was station But if the early' history of Smoked Barbecued Chicken Dinner $1.50
ed there for several months to Kingsley Lake may be consideredinteresting
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.r.1'; water to determine if the lake into insignificance when comparedwith
'. .t could furnish summit water for a the hectic era that dawned

..'' lock canal. He measured the depthat there with the outbreak of World BARRY'S RESTAURANT
I U. S. 301 South
> .'; -,-' i I many places but his '78-foo War IL In.the sandy'along -

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'.', and surrounding. area in the celebration of the City's of the entire area ---,an area that was once almost entirely I

100th birthday. Only those who have gone. before us 'S dependent on agriculture, forests, and livestock.

tI could tell the full story of, the heartaches and disappointments ', These older incomes are still of vital importance i, of :.

that,have been suffered, of the problems that have : course, but they have become balanced now by industrial .

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Sheriffs Were Expendable fXSNLRfffEEJOBNS

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free-wheeling, gun-toting, early the box car, used as depot I : uf4 -..-.. .-' t..:: --w.o.--. ';,10
days of Bradford County was a by the Georgia Southern & .. <
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perilous business. Florida Railroad. 1 ,.,f }S1'.61E. fWIW\-
The record reveals that of the The Negro had his guns on i JNt

18 men who have served as him. The sheriff asked:

\ Sheriff since the county was "Are you Frank Forster?" Tragic tfffu J !::
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created by statute in 1861, six The Negro answered: "I am." I .

died, as the saying goes, "with "Then hold up your hands," 4 r Y -SS_ S' ,..TMdrt, .. bIf<<(; hM at Ar.i1Kts its

their boots on." said the sheriff, at the same )i Stories 14O4 W'tlafLQ, I) ttcetHc$, $& 1\

All of these violent deaths occurred time holding his pistol at the _, :l; ',Dntiii"f .. : fI
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during a rip-roaring 28- Negro's face.Forster r.Lww&.w ., ,
tpttU1t11ttWltiWSRUi.1t18tNt&_' __ ''''sr .IaM a."
year span from 1885 to 1913, made a movement as :... ,-*..fed*t* *.. '**.r" w- .re. ."..
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when four sheriffs and one ex if Jo throw up his hands, but

sheriff were murdered and a grabbed Epperson's wrist and 4! -

sixth committed suicide. At least threw the pistol up, then grap- tf was ever brought to trial. caution or to a changing patternof of Bradford County is a much

,two deputy sheriffs were kille pled with and threw Epperson to Thus, Everett Johns, while not law enforcement, the fact remains healthier job today than it was .1

in the same period, and a city the ground. The Negro drew his actually sheriff at the' time of that the office of Sheriff 50 years ago.
marshall was "burned out. pistol and fired two shots, both .--- a-- i his death, became the fourth

Since 1912 things have been taking effect in the lower man who. had served Bradford

quieter on the law enforcement stomach. County in that capacity to die at BATHED IN SYRUP tion of one or two the merchants
front The others came to assist have all If
up the hands of outlaws. signed it. any classof
Most perilous period of,all, ap- the sheriff and fired at the Ne- Two after the death Quite a laughable incident occurred workmen need favors shown
years of
parently, was the six-year span gro who dodged under the freightcar Johns at Fernandina, his successor in A. Floreus, store yester- them it is the clerk., He toils

'of 1885-1891, when three sheriffsin and made his escape, but in the. Bradford day in which Charlie Ellison, the faithfully for hk employer, 15 ar.fi:
a row died at the hands of evidently wounded. sheriff's colored boy who works there re- 16 hours a daThe plan of

Negro outlaws, most notorious of Mr. Epperson was tenderly lifted END OF A MANHUNT Typical of the era out. Later in the day hft sent Deputy Bin Hol- to office Joe Bennett ceived a shower bath of Florida closing the store* at 6:30 reduces -
came a tragic end. In
whom was Harmon Murray, who and carried to Major M. 1... Is this photograph showing the body of berserk lingsworth to Investigate. The deputy went to 1907, Sheriff Bennett after syrup. Charlie was trying to unloosen his labor to 12 hours per

terrorized this entire section of McKinney's house and Dr. New- Negro. turpentine worker Lucius (Polly) Sygart the still, driving a mule. On arrival, he contacted1E. I serving only two years ,of his the tap in the bung when'it day. Advocate, Apr. 20, 189a.
Florida for called. But Sheriff suddenly flew out and a streamof
North Central
many some Epper-
lying trussed on a carrying board at the Starke L. rlbbs; stiller at the' plant, and together term, was found dead of gunshot .struck him in the head f
son drew his last breath justas
years. depot ,back in 1909. Sheriff J. N. Langford (cen- they went to wounds at his home in Starke,, TAKES THE CAKE '
quarters called and face i
With bravery their chief stock the doctor arrived.A Sygart out to the entirely covering him.
In trade, these early sheriffs message was sent to Starke ter) Is flanked on his right by Constable MalUe buggy and asked him to accompany them to presumably a suicide althoughfoul The last that was seen of him Last week Mr. Haislop, a truck

risked their lives every time they and an armed posse of men Jones. Both Langford and Jones were later shot Starke for questioning. When one of the white play was suspected by some. i he was going for the creek. farmer who lives north of this

answered a call in the line of searched for miles around.. Fors- to death. Man on Langford's left Is believed to men seized him, Sygart broke away, ran Into the J. N. Langford was appointedto Advocate, Jan. 19, 1899. city, brought in a quart of ber-
And the received for I ter Lake fill Bennett's unexpired term ries that packed 32 berries t 7
duty. pay was captured near Citya Jerry Wills a deputy, sheriff while standing house, got his gun and started
their services was far from ade- short time later. He was held at extreme is James blazing away. and was then re-elected to a full TO CLOSE AT SK-THIRTV the quart. We thought the-5
quate. M. L. McKinney, for instance in jail in Tallahassee to await right Wills, the deputy's bro- Cribbs fell mortally wounded, and Hellingsworth term in 1910. After serving were large berries, but we Crd

received as fees during trial, but when he was trans- ther. The story Is told that Sygart, who lived In received a flesh wound near the stomach. Sygart little more than a year and a The clerks have a petition ir that Mr. Pete Snowden cr i

the year 1873 the total sum of ferred to the Bradford County quarters at the old PowellSmith'turpentine still, fled and.was the subject of a manhunt lasting half of his new term he became circulation to have the merchants boost of having picked a quart.

$124.48. jail in 1891 he escaped). had been acting strangely for some time, and several days. He was finally captured when he the sixth Bradford County sher- commence closing the stores aft- that packed 28 berries. Snowd i

Marked for a double dose of Col. T. E. Bugg, father of other Negro workers were afraid of him. Finally tripped and fell while running through a iff to close his career in tragedy. er May 1st at 6:30. We ire takes' the cake. Advocai

tragedy in this two-gun periodwas the wife of the sheriff, and his the Sheriff was summoned but when swamp Langford' was killed on Aug. glad to see that with the excep- Apr. 20, 1899.
Langford near Highland. He was
shot by a which included
the remains back to posse 23. 1912 in a roam of the old
the Epperson family, whose son brought
arrived at the
quarters all of the
workers were .Mallie Jones and Jeff Johns. Duval Hotel in Jacksonville
name appears more frequently Starke. Mrs. G. W. Epperson. ,
than any other in the list of mother of the sheriff was pros- where he was in the company
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18 men who have served as trate from grief upon learningthe '"" :
Bradford County Sheriffs. awful death of her oldestson It :' '., I and J. W. Hatcher of Worthington -

The story begins on Jan. 5, ; about four years ago the Springs The fatal shootingwas FLORIDA REALTY CO.

1885 when George WashingtonWash senior Epperson had been killedin Third : Rte supposed to have occurredas
i o the Sheriff and Andrew'
( ) Epperson took office as the same manner.
the eighth sheriff of Bradford Both father and son were faithful '_ struggled for possession of a

County, succeeding W. W. Tum- servants of the law and shot Epperson PL f + gun.In OF STARKE .

blin, who resigned.In down in full vigor on the postof ,1 rt < addition to the six. sheriffs

December of that year, less duty. who died violent deaths, at least

than 12 months' after taking of- Henry was born in Alabama in Defied two deputies were also victimsof "

fice, the first Sheriff Eppersonwas 1853 and was 36 at his death. gun shot. Deputy Henry '0 "; .

killed in line of.duty. while He came to Lake Butler soon Richard was killed at Lawteyin .

attempting to arrest a "worth after 1868 and was in the mer- The 1903,. and Deputy Mallie Jones Specializing In '. .'

less" Negro who had fled Bradford I cantile business until he took over E ws'p iw w met death from the same source. e..,' .
County and holed up in as sheriff about four years ago. ., but not until after he had left '

Valdosta, Ga. Bradford County and was servIng Sales And Management
Third in the list of Bradford Jinx
Sherriff Epperson's 32-year-old as ,a deputy in Jacksonville.
sheriffs to fall in the! tp
son Henry W., who had "always County With the death of, Sheriff
line of D. 1... ) y
duty was Levy
wanted to be sheriff, was namedto I .. Langford in 1912 the "tragic
succeed his father in office. Alvarez, who was appointed to And .c. era" for sheriffs in Bradford
fill the term of the 4wr
He served out the unexpired unexpired ) County: seemed to be at an end.

term and was re-elected in 1888 second Epperson. He fell victimto Langford was, followed in office REAL ESTATE .

to a full four-year term. Fate the uncanny marksmanship of Served d by Sheriff S. B. Denmark again,
Harmon the famed Ne- It' ,, ,
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decree, however, that he was \:,' ",C-:: and in 1916 another of the Ep
who terrorized
to meet the same tragic end as gro desperado person family, defying the jinx
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this section of Florida for several
his father. After serving one Twenty that seemed to beset the two .
year of his new term, he, also, years in the late 80's. Murray's '' earlier Eppersons, offered him-

was killed while attempting to deadly Winchester rifle is believed -t" .. ,. ,. self for the office. was elected
outlaw. to have killed at. least i _. ,. ... ..
capture a Negro i Years and served an unbroken tenureof LISTINGS WANTED
dozen in this area before I '
The following account of this a men
20 years 1917 to 1937. Hew
exciting incident is found in Jan. the wiley Negro was slain at > the well-remembered W. J.
24 1890 issue of the Bradford last in Alachua County.On .
".",:,wIN (Will) Epperson, a younger son
one of Murray's clandestine -
County Telegraph: of the G. W.' Epperson killed .
visits to Starke a local
SPITE OF THE FACT.that his father and Epperson is pictured above with Kin in 1885. and a brother of HenryW.
Last Monday Sherff Henry W. posse, headed by Sheriff Alvarez Deputy
Epperson, accompanied by a surrounded the house where he brother (previous Bradford County Sheriffs) had den ant confiscated moonshine! stilL Note old Uo4letl.O ., killed in 1890. For .

Georgia detective, went to Lake was slopping overnight with ai been kilted ia line oJ duty, \V. 3. (WID) Epperson which 'once surrounded courthouse grounds, Joe, Wti Williams now assis- .

Butler in search of.a Negro who acquaintance, a short distance (left)) defied the jinx andserved, in the office for and the lone house and, bill board on Court Street, tant state's attorney of this circuit Prompt! and Courteous Service
was the instigator of the Way- south of town. The cratty Murray without recalls with a smile Will .
years bodily injury. The last Sheriff
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which now is a solid business block. Epperson's decision to seek the .
cross Riot last Christmas. however, caught a glimpseof
Call 383 And Ask For
then hazardous office. .. :
at Lake Butler it
Arriving was one of the men In the yard
discovered that this man was and opened fire. Sheriff Alvarez comparatively peaceful for'a few served a full term before yielding out for the arrest of some parties I "Will was a good friend of ,

not the one wanted, but a notorious took a position behind a fence years. P. S. Crews was appointedto to J. P. (Joe) Bennett in the said to be doing illegal sein- mine. and I begged him not td MR. GUY .

gambler and desperado who .some distance from the. house serve out the unexpired term election of 1904.> Ing on the bland. Johns took run for the job." says Mr. Williams. ANDREWS .

carried a brace of revolvers and returned Murray's fire. The of Sheriff Alvarez, and In the After leaving the office of the, man In his buggy and went "I figured that two out .

strapped to his'sides at all times sheriff was using black powder, next regular election (1892) sheriff here, Johns went to Fer- across to the Island from Fer- of one famUy'was enough. But ,MR. W. B. SEWELL ::. -;. ..

and a Winchester rifle handy which made a bright flare every Everett E. Johns, father of State nandina to become chief deputyto nandina, supposedly to arrest the Will went ahead anyway, and : '

a man who was feared by all time he fired. This made him an Senator Charley E. Johns was Sheriff Higginbotham of Nassau seiners. While passing through a served a long time without personal i

ctizens and who boasted he had easy target for Murray, who elected to fill the office. Johns Coui\ty. It was while servingin desolate spot the man, whose I Injurv. He was just as or

killed two men in South .Florida. spotted the Sheriff's white straw served one full term and in 1896S. this position that a trap was identity was never discovered, brave as the others but had a

He decided to arrest the man hat and sent a bullet throughthe B. Denmark was elected and set for his murder on lonely shot Johns through the head and bump of caution that 'seemed ....
and, with armed deputies whom middle of his forehead. served one term. Amelia Island. left his body lying by the road. to pull him through many' a MR. A. J. THOMAS

he stationed nearby, he boldly After this killing of three I I Everett Johns was again One day a stranger came to To this day, the incident remains tight spot"At

walked up to the Negro, who sheriffs in a row, things were elected to the office In 1900 and I Johns and had a warrant sworn shrouded in mystery, and no one any rate whether due

to better developed bumps of .

I'I'I The F. C. & P. Depot came -" -

. near morning catching: Night afire operator last Sunday Wil-
I liams Describes the accident as y ,
follows: "I was asleep at the ,'

I time; the first thing I heard Drive Right In! "

r -."''''._'' ""'. -, ._... I. was a loud racket that sounded I
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", ..It '. coming down. I jumped out of
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-- my cot just in time to receive r -fJ

the contents of a stove pipe full Warren'sSuper
The welcome mat is. out at
of soot which
completely. sprinkled -
( me The soot was followed by Shell Station and everything: is yF

IL about six joints of pipe which
hit me in a hundred different ready to "keep 'em rol hiig" during

l1goM ;JOI! 5 PiLc9 places. One settled on my head
;j A\: F Centennial week with service usual.
r a like a beaver hat. I think the as

accident was caused by some one '
Whether you live in Starke and Bradford
stumbling against the stove."-

\W/ L1 Advocate, Dec. 29, 1898. County, or,a hundred miles away, ah

NEW RAILROAD you'll be tickled pink with Warren's "3

Work is progressing rapidly on
the I new extension of the G & special brand of SUPER SERVICE. 3

G which is
''. : being constructed
from Sampson to Gainesville. The

,. road Is at present working 300 Your car will be serviced and you'll be on your way so
T men, and will have the line in

operation in three or four months. quick won't be late to
you a ,single Centennial activity. All we
EXTENDS TOSTARKE The new line connects with the
G. S. & F and the A. S. R. A G.
ask is is chance to to that Warren's
at Sampson and is being built prove you Super Service IS
with view of securing the
: ; i table a shipments. A handsome veg-new different. Give us a trial and you'll agree.

I depot will .be built at Sampson.- .

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The Starke Drug 'Company,
who:are never behind "the times '

Grand Centennial will soon put an electric fan In Super SheD Service Sta.
For a their establishment. The fan wijl

be situated above the soda water
Madison Street Starke
'fountain and will be quite an ad- I Florida

dition to their already attractive

store. Advocate, May 11,,.ISM. = .. :.,. 'Y'
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PERSONALITIES OF 1900April I ..-- ,-- -. .;...- Some copies of last week's Telegraph Would it not be a good idea to The. 'balloon ascension last Saturday A horse collar man,- a shirt
erroneously announced that shut up the hogs for a while, was a grand .af Ir. The
y -.. Mr. Fred front man, and a fruit tree man
-- ". 0:' Morgan "bobbed up especially till after the winter balloon went up quite a distance,
6Mrs. Springs.W. in the city at one time this
a recent social travel is over? A good fat 300 feet when the
hog probably aero
L. Wall and C. M. Alvarezare
Nellie Stearns, postmis
gathering .
i -"wrapped In a dressing is an ormament to any place but !naut cut loose and fell to the week. May 131892GRACEFUL
tress at, Lake Butler, visited relatives spending the week at Worthington This
Wednesday. Springs. gown. was wrong. The the average street hog of Starkeis !ground, the parachute carrying t
honors go to another! gentlemen a disgrace to the SKATER
man who him safety down. No damage was
H. S. Grimes, captain of the August 1 with the Initials
same Fred
owns him. We would
suggest that sustained few scratcHes
Santa Fe Lake steamer "Alert"j The Hampton people dug up except a
Morgan never bobs serenely Homer Johns Is beyond questionthe
I they be ground up and used to from falling on a wire fence.Feb. -
their last .
talking stump
was a visitor during I he rips along like a tornado fertilize the new shade trees that 12, 1892.SHOULD .most graceful skater in
Col. C. L. Peek is having his but the talking still goes on. K across Temple's mDI. Aug 16, were set this spring. March Starke..His efforts at skating are
real estate office painted. A trainload of. excursionists 1889, 12, 1887. altogether beyond our power of
April 20 passed through Starke on Wed- BE SPANKEDA description. Apr. 26, 1895.LETS .
The heaviest rains in years nesday morning going to Tampa.Mr. x 1
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ALL THE RAGE SILK HAT CRAZEMr. wicked small boy who'noticed
visited this section Wednesday George M.: Richard and BUY THAT BELL
afternoon and night. Alligator Miss Martha E. Johns were mar- / Hampton Evening croquet : J. C. Wills, Jr. has started that a young lady's bustle was

Creek lacked only eight feet of ried by County Judge William F. parties are quite fashionable here the silk hat craze, and ,ere long dislocated the other day, shouted See' "The Stolen WDT tonightat

covering the railway trestle. Malphurs on Tuesday night. now. The young folks enjoy them the town will be full of them. out: "Say, MM, your hereafteris the Institute building benefit
. Rev. L. W. Kickliter was Mr. J. G. Alvarez is the happy k ft a very much. Aug'6, 1887. Sept 3, 1887. out of place." Aug. 27, 1881. town fire belL Apr. 20, 1892.
thrown from his horse several father of his fifth boy. o ,

days ago while driving home some August
cattle. The young folks had a'jolly .

June 8John hop in the Armory Tuesday night. .t/ ,. .. .. .
Q. Wills has been appointed What has become of the goat ; .

express messenger on the ordinance? Goats are getting to .

A. S. R. & G. road between Starke be a nuisance in town. -- --.-...... -. ? .. -- -- .:
and Osceola. The Bradford County Guards ..
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Eckert have received their arms and a' .
departed Wednesday for Kansas happier lot of boys is hard to find., ..t-;!- ,. <.- [ IALLi11 1957.IS A-
City Mo., where they will reside Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Frazee have "- -;' III
for the present. returned from Pablo Beach. .
Jane 15Geo. August 15 e
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C. White, a venerable citizen The young ladies of Mrs. \
of Live Oak. is visiting. his Shand's Sunday school class gavea ..,. ..... GREAT YEAR .
eon J. W. White. lawn ice cream festival last .
C. M. Sparkman & Co. are Friday evening. f i ::;,' I
having some improvements madein Among those who left to at-

their place of business.L. tend the state Democratic conven- ,. ,
C. Powell departed Tuesdayfor ion in Ocala we noticed J. L.Gaskins .
his home in :Malden Branch, Cot W. T. Weeks, Cot 1
Ga., after spending the week J. L. Frazee and others, among I .
looking after his interests here. them the boss of the Telegraph. '
June 23 August 29 IPictured Marking The Anniversary Of Winn-Dixie '

A. E. Moitt's carriage factory Dr. A. L. Scott is one of our
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Peaches are plentiful and are growers. .
now 'coming into market. The Kingsley Lake is losing none And The 100th ANNIVERSARY OF STARKE ;
grape vines promise a rich yield of its popularity. Last Sundaywas {;
Miss Ethel Stemburg entertained a Starke day at that beautiful I

a few of her friends Tuesday lake. <. .
evening. Mr. Wade Sparkman, the old f.
June 29"Among est white settler in Bradford; among the pre-Centennial promenaders on a "dress We take great pleasure in extending to Starke, its public

the Breakers" was County paid Starke a visit this up" Saturday were (top photo, 1-r): Mrs. H. L. Brownlee, Mrs.

charmingly! presented at the opera week. Mr. Sparkman moved to James Chasteen Sr., Sirs. M. F. Hazen, Mrs. Jessie Young, Mrs. P, officials, and its private citizens, our sincere good wishes

house Monday night. J. S. Brown, this county in 1827 with his parents S. Denmark, C. C. Wynn, Mrs. Sue Myrick, and Sirs. C. C. Wynn. I
as Larry Divine, and A. E. Wall, when the
as "Scud" the colored servant, thick as white people are were now.as Lower photo (I-r): Rev. R. E. McBlain, Mrs. McBlain, Mrs. C. V. In- and congratulations on this happy occasion Starke has

were regarded as especially meritorious He has glerigbt,.Mrs. Frank Hoover.
many an interesting tale come a long since 1857 and
because of the excellent to tell of early times. way ue are proud to a
handling of the dialects. Miss Eva Sept 5Master now in real earnest. NAUGHTY BOYS '

Truby as "Betty Starbrighf Gussie Long presentedour For sale: good second hand The night after the election 1857 part of this fast growing community that we have had 1957
Miss Mary Giles as "Biddy Bean," piano! cheap. Inquire of Miss
force with of the of Starke
a large luscious some jolly boys
and Mrs. D. J. McLeod as "Mother Mary Moseley. the pleasure of serving We want to
pear on Saturday which weighed i Sept. 19Miss came up here in the night sang many years. con
Carey, delighted the audience.
over one pound. a song about a celebrated acid
Claude Alvarez, as "Peter Para Loca Sweat, one ofStarke's
graph," Miss. Ollie Weeks, as The Commercial hotel has been bright young ladies, is fruit tree and took the namesof tinue to grow with Starke, and work with the town ..
of citizens in vain.
"Miss Minnie Daze," F. H. Long thoroughly overhauled and refit- attending the teachers' institute some our
as "David Murray," E. P. Duncan, etd. The proprietor Mr. J. Mien- at Lake Butler. That was all right and we. like and its leaders to make the next 100 years even great.er .
smith is a general favorite to see the boys have their fun
and Rodman Jones were excellent with Rev. A. G. Guerry will preachat
Mrs. W. T. Weeks. Mrs. W. L. tourists.! the Starling school house on but they ought not to fire off : than the first. ,

Wall, Mrs. J. G. Alvarez, Misses Mr.-L. B. Powell wishes us to the third Sunday in September.The pistols in our streets. Aug.I / .
Olive Weeks Leila Alvarez, Maud say that the burning of the saw Republican campaign 27, 1887, Lawtey item. .. z::,

Weeks, and Robert Weeks, Vasco mill will not prevent him from speakers will orate in Starke on I _
Clyde, Joe, Oscar, Guy and Cos selling lumber thesame" as usuaL Wednesday.Our '
mo Alvarez left Wednesday for, Sept 12The young soldiers look very Mr. J. G. Alvarez is always : WINN-DIXIE I I FOOD STORES .

Worthington Springs where theywill famous Sundell grove on gay in their new uniforms. up with. the times. He has erected
spend a few weeks. Lake Kingsley, in the efficientcare BETTER a new street lamp on his
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July 6 of Mr. George Hornsby, has Last Monday at least three corner. This now makes four 322 West, Madison
Mr. and Mrs. G. C. most of its'trees
Livingstonand I loaded with
lamps Starke has
people quite
slipped up on the clay a
Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Long fruit.
pile at the Call St of city at
crossing appearance night. June
spent Fourth
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: Lawtey was born more 'than 80 years ago- around 1876 ized soon after the town was started, and the second i-'. I

when the "Chicago Colony" of'33 adventurous and oldest such organization m the State of Florida. This .

club later became the' Lawtey Woman's Club which, con
progressive men purchased a tract of land from Capt. _; ..

,T. J. Burrin, the original owner. They built nice homes.' tributed much to improvement of civic and cultural .

: and planted citrus, fruit, and vegetable crops on the fine life in the town for many years. ,} ,.

I::, soil in the Lawtey area, long recognized as some of the ? ; ; .

!I I most productive in the entire state. .''t: .Lawtey is now coming in for its share of industrial .,r,

'.. growth, with the location of the .new Highland Plant,of Y,ti, .z r '

It was on these rich lands at Lawtey that the strawberry Humphreys Gold Corporation on the outskirts of the

industry was born. The first experimental plantings of town. This important industrial payroll is bringing new
this luscious winter ,delicacy were made near Lawtey residents and new life to the town. Another important f

and ever since then growers in the Lawtey area have factor in the present growth of Lawtey is its location '
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County. to our service stations, fine new motor courts, and res -

Much of the present beauty of Lawtey is due to the efforts taurants. Lawtey is making progress. Ceme and pro- c
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CITY LAWTEY Air Conditioned -- Swimming..Pool .



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'Doc Abraham Legendary Figure

One of the most colorful characters I liked to put on a show with automobiles '
. who ever lived in Brad- though, and at one time husband ache, but .heSitated to ask her and, as the story goes: not four
ford County, "Doctor" Abraham, he owned both a new Cadillacand about it- "for fear the hours later the officer was killed
toothache would come back." in
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a Negro "faith doctor" practicedhis a Hudson.
But after Abraham died, she
"art" at his home on the "Doctor" Abraham]' was a
Brought here from South Caro-
longer feared the results, so she good farmer.. He grew'large
Rosier Road for many years. line as a field hand, Henry N. asked her husband.. .
acreages of strawberries and
Stories of his strange power to Abraham acquired a quick dislike He said that Abraham did "nota on
one occasion filled an entire n
heal brought him fame and for- for manual labor, and soon thing in the world but,rub'his refrigerated -
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tune, and at one time when all blossomed out as !-"Doctor" Ab teeth and mumbled something, He owned about 192 acres
trains stopped at Lawtey, a man raham. As stories of his mystical and that fixed the toothache." of land at one time and r
made a living by driving three healing ability 'spread, he Still another story concerns a aH types of grew
auto loads "patients" daily soon became well known, both woman who "had something a- crops. wseF
out to see "Doc" Abraham. locally as well as in distant growing and a-eating on her an- When he himself grew .sick, -a +
however, he his faith in _
Folks came from near,and far places. kle." She went to the "Doctor" .. placed
to be healed, and the :"Doctor" There are stories galore about three times and paid him fifty physical remedies, for 'an elderly 4c

prospered; he drove a smart rig his healing. Here are some typIcal cents, and the sore was healed person remembers him comingto
with fine horses, and, according ones: and never returned.A his place hunting for some
to one witness, he one time A merchant in Lawtey was Abraham used no crystal colored man suffering from mullein, a weed, which supposedly -

drove through Lawtey in his fine suffering from a toothache. He ball, but he did have a very hiccups went to Abraham, was had curative powers.
carriage with his hat decorated went to '"Doctor" Abraham, who important "rase." cured by a touch of his hand "Doc" Abraham died on June
27 1937 and is to have
with $20 bills. not only'cured it, but the merchant and a few "mutterings," and to reported { -
Although a big man physically,! had no more trouble with The merchant's wife was very this date, 25 years later, has been fabulously rich 'at his death.
the "Doctor" was quiet spokenand I his teeth for the remainder of curious about what "Doctor" never had another attack.A However, from public records in
he left two ,
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was respected by all. He his life. Abraham did to cure the tooth- woman, victim of pellagra, cars
I who had been ..to'a number of: a big truck five mules, four hogs, "i
several double and
physicians without success, wentto
ons-various pieces of farming
Abraham and was cured in a
equipment $5,404 in one bank
P i short time.According.
and $1,115.17 in another, in addition -
to the stories one
to'his property.Now .
hears, "Doctor" Abraham gave
living en his old farm ia is
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otherwise. He attributed his daughter, goes a
title of "Doctor" Tom. She
healing ability to "the Lord" and professes
that old "Doctor" Abra- The Starke
professed that if those suffering Tigers About 1910
ham left to her his mysterious
would have faith would
they power, but so far she has performed Starke was _considered a good baseball town for many years. The town had

91 C "C lF EIy cover. i none of the "miracles" a good ball park, complete with covered grandstand, and prided itself oa Its winning -

,, bx'"= Otta.r He had no fixed charges but attributed to her. fabulous dad- teams. These were the days when life was more leisurely, and business people
on the table in the room wherehe
met his "patients" there wa dy. could take time, even during the day, to watch a good game of ball. Pictured above

a vase, and if the patient felt so BAISDENDENMARKMr. are The Starke Tigers of about 1910: 1st row (I-r) Jesse Newman 2b; (2nd and

; disposed he was permitted to 3rd players not identified); "Little" Anderson, pitcher; Rodman Jones, outfield.

contribute money. According to W. W. Baisden and Miss Standing (1-r) Lacy Austin, outfield; Jim Cassie, manager; "Little Joe" Andrews,
who knew the "Doctor" Ada Denmark were quietly mar-
a person Sb; Jerry Wills, catcher; Archibald Johns, outfield.
the more a person contributed, ried at the residence of the
the more service he got. bride's father in this city last
One informant tells that the night (Thursday) at 6:30 o'clock FIVE O'CLOCK TEA HELP REPAIR SCHOOL PLEASANT HUNTING PARTY

few who tried to get "services" Justice' of the Peace Geo. A.
Congratulations ri I Quite a number of Starke's All the ladies of Starke that The following gentlemen form.
without for them, usually Gardiner officiating.
paying charming young ladies went out feel an interest in the school ed ,a pleasant hunting party
paid when the :"Doctor" made After the marriage the young I
to the park
Saturday afternocm are respectfully invited to meet which slayed the quail near
And Best Wishes veiled references to the fact that couple went to their cozy homein for a picnic. They enjoyed themwith the S.L.I.A.. at the residence Clarke on the A. S. R &; G. Rail.
.:.. bad might to West Starke,where receptionwas
something happen
selves immensely playing games of Mrs. T A. Knight on way last Tuesday: Judge Call,
them unless they "sweetened"the given. Cake, lemonade and until 5 o'clocR'when they had a Monday, March 20 at 3:30 Col. A. G. Hartridge, Col. A. V.
To The STARKE vase. ice cream were plentiful, and the delightful 5 o'clock tea. The folo'clock to make arrangements Long, N. D. Wainwright Col. W.

.. Abraham did not perform black young people enjoyed themselves lowing were present: 'Misses for a supper to be given for the T. Weeks, J. M. Alvarez, Capt.
magic on order, however. One immensely until a late hour. I Mittie McMurry, Nona Burroughs, benefit of repairing the school Wm. Anthony, A. H. Johns, and!
CENTENNIALFROM I person who requested him to kill The groom is a successful and Ollie Weeks, Cassie Alvarez, building. The ladies have $13.50 E. E. Johns. The party left this
another by remote control was industrious young business man Katie Ritch, Maude Steinmyer, in the treasury for the school city en the 7 o'clock train and
I I. politely refused. However, in' ad- of this city and has a large number and Isabel Peek. Mrs. N T. Ritch library which they hope soon to I remained one the hunt all day.
'j\ dition to the business of combat- of friends. The bride is a acted as chaperone for the put to use. Advocate, March Two hundred and twentyfouryoung

p ing pain and suffering, he did on daughter. ( our popular Sheriff, ladies. We trust,.that the 19, 1899. fine quail was the result of the
P .j occasion agree to work to geta S. B. Denmark. She is one of young ladies will have! 'more of day's sport.- Advocate, Jan.19,
FAULKNER'S' straying wife back to her hus- Starke's most charming and pop- these outings. Advocate, 1899.

OIL TIRES band, or play the part of cupidfor ular young ladies.- Advocate, March 23,. 1899. HAS OUR SYMPATHY

an unsuccessful swain. March 9, 1899.PICTURE OLD WALLS DANGEROUS

One time "Doctor" Abrahamwas I MAKES THE FUR FLY We sympathize with the young The city authorities should

SERVICE STATION .... U. S. 301Temple arrested for speeding and OF THE SNOW gentleman who went to sleep the have the walls of the late Kentucky
brought before the judge. He Mr. Edward Middletop, .our other night and let another boy House pulled down. They
told the court that he was not HOOVER Bros. have on exhibi- popular liveryman, has a new take his girl home, for we know are very dangerous standing, as
Ave. Starke, Fla. guilty, and that he had never tion in their gallery a fine pictureof horse shearing machine. .It's a that she gives him the icy stare they are just ready to fall at
speeded in his life. After post- the late snow. You should go dandy and does not hesitate to when she meets him on the any minute on anyone who may
ing bond, he told the arresting around and look at it these warm make the fur fly.- Advocate, street.. Advocate, March 19, be in reach of them. Advocate,
I officer that he would be "sorry," days.Advocate, March 9, 1899. Dec. 22, 1898. 1899. Jan. 12, 1899.




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think of "Hitch" in terms of hitching our ?

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trailer to the family auto and loading. up the

attitude of citizens and officials. Since that '

boat for an afternoon's fun fishing, water ,..

time we have become more and more. con- ; .

skiing or just! leisurely cruising. Talk about the ,-,-. e.S_S hP 'jy

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name was Joseph Lancaster. "Yes Becky" Mrs Jones said,

Luckily, ,a big storm came'up "we did but the ,Indians were
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when he got to our cabin and friendly at first. They used to Miltidy wear Spring
I Q Q since it was late in the day, we stop in and' maybe ,they would
got him to have supper'with Us bring some meat they had killed. ,
I and stay the night. My, the things An old Indian woman showed me C'1r
he told 'Us about the people liv- how to make herb medicine for
'I ing in East Florida as it was called the fever, and how to find wild

'It f then I didn't know there were greens you can eat, like young
so many people living in these briarberry shoots in the spring."

fk t Women 'Gossipped Course Just As Today woods. On the road between the "But weren't you ever afraid ,
Santa 'Fe river and the courthouse when Abe was away? You with
call Newnanaville only children?" asked
as they young
have There need to
the two women would an was no spend
By Alice McGarvey entire day to talk along with much,money aa they raised their there were several large planta- Mary,
their work. Mrs. Jones could tell own corn, cane, rice, sweet potatoes tions, 15,000 acres or more. The "No, not at first because the
Mary GriffIS was up before the in those families never
were friendly or
some interesting tales, becauseshe and meat as well as the
I light of day. She pushed together did lick of or
and her husband had come wool and cotton for their clothes. a washing cooking just went on by. Later, though,
the live coals left from the and' some of them, the Richardsfor when the Indian War Started, it
here when the Statea had taken Usually, when John came back
oak logs put on the fire the night one, ,had a fine piano and a was different. A good Indian K
over 1 Florida. They had been here from the long trip to Black Creek
. before and added some lighter almost 30 there were a few coins to drop into Frenchman to teach their chil- came by one day and told us there
t ,wood. Even in the hottest weather years. the Indian clay pot that was dren. They had lots of slaves to would be trouble that 'we'd
you did not let the fire go out. :Mary heaped hot coals over the buried in the smokehouse. do the work, like John O. Kelly better. go away. Many familiesdid ,5 r

I It was too much trouble to getit top of the Dutch oven in the I "Time to get up," :Mary called. has now over on New River. You move on, but we forted up
started' again and. if John was fireplace. There were light bread The smell of food cooking had know his slaves built that big log with some of the others nearby at AN *
with the tinder box in his Biscuits baking in there and she have. .
away John stirring already, but it house they They choppedthe Fort Harlee. The fort wasn't so "-
pocket, it meant going three milesto would crack the knuckles of the sometime took some calling before trees and squared the timber big then. They built more to it
I the nearest neighbor's to "bor- children with her long wooden the 'sleepy-eyed children and notched it. Some of those because there were lots of sol-
row some fire. spoon if they ate too many. She stumbled down the ladder from long beams are more' than eight diers there. The men would go #

i She dipped water with the wanted to have some left to serve the loft where they slept.. times as long as your John and out'together to work their fields: fay. f
i drinking gourd from the old cypress with syrup and coffee to Mrs. The family hurried through he is a tall man. Made of lighter Over where New River joins the r.
I bucket into the iron ket- Jones later in ,the day. breakfast without much talk, un- wood and cypress it'ia Why that Santa Fe on Jonathan Dukes

tle hanging on the crane over the Coffee and wheat flour were til Berry looked at his father and house should last forever." .place, some people by the name
fire. When the water was hot I some of the treats that John had said: Later, they called in Becky who of Hickman were killed right in '

she would use some of it to make brought back from Middleburgthe "Pa, you will let me go with set the table with cold biscuits their cabin, because' the man was These ravishing hat stlyes were modeled ,by Miss VenUe Sistrunk (now Mrs. C. .
coffee and she would add corn last time he had taken cot-; you and Mr. Jones after that ole and syrup, while Mary heated the sure that the Indians wouldn't '
I A. Futch) for her mother; !tln. G. !L Sistrunk, a Starke milliner, about 1908. The
meal to the rest. Now out to the ton to market there. Awful extravagant bear, won't you?" coffee. harm him. They had always
smokehouse to slice off enough he had been to buy real John laughed. "Well, Berry "Mrs. Jones," Becky said been> friendly and Mr. Hickmanhad artistic layout of photographs was made by Hoover Bros. Studio and reproducedon

tide meat for John, the two children coffee, when roasted corn or if you get me one of your 'gator "We're going to get a stove one helped them. But they kill i postcards which Sirs. Sistrunk mailed out to advertise her millinery shop.
and herself. acorns would do. Salt they had teeth to measure the powder, andif of then days." ed him sitting in his chair, his
This was a big day! The men' to have and needles were a great you scurry out to the clay rMrynodded. "John said we will wife too. Only the daughter got
I were going after a bear that,had help too, although she often had oven and wrap up a heap of those get one as soon as the railroad away to Fort Call. They shot at ill .
to make her out of hog brist- Starke then her and the bullet would have WINS BY THREE BEANS ELECTED BY ONE, VOTE OPERA HOUSE TONIGHT
been killing stock in the neigh- own sweet 'taders, and then talk your comes through to ,
borhood and :Mrs. Jones was com- les instead. He had also bough Maw into giving ua the rest of he won't have ,to haul it all'.the; broken her leg tout the ball hit Miss Maude Weeks was the The Election FREE SHOW AT 7 O'CLOCK
) ing over with her husband, so her a set of bone knitting needles. the: com bread to take along, Til way over from Black Creek. Before the tinder box in her apron pocket. who the in passedoff EDISON'S PROJECTING
She lucky one won prize quietly and the vote polledwas
hid her two children at
take 12yearoldman next trains will be running
just pity on a year last
our Bean Guessing KINETOSCOPE
unusually light althoughthe
fern Pond
east ol: a pen under some
t child and get him away from just a few miles
week. The prize consisted of a weather was fine.: The
shucks, and went on to Ft. Call peo-
these women for the day. here from Fernandina
The Wonder of the 19th Cen-
box of fine stationary. Miss ple did not vote
for The soldiers back as they usually
When Abe Jones whooped out- clear over to Cedar Key on th! help. came
reproducing life
i Weeks guessed 1700. There were do. The on canvas.
rI for the children and buried Mr. polls were in the fire
Congratulations An I
side, Berry was ready. The men Gulf. Why that's 150 miles! Latest scenes. All new. The Show
I just 1653 beans in the bottle. engine
Hickman and his wife in theircart" building on Call street.
wasted no time in talk, except to they do say the trains will be running will be Free tonight.
Mr. Wiley Wainwright made the When the
votes were counted
say "howdy" to the women folk, right through Drew Red Tomorrow
I FROM I II ; next ,nearest guess which was Tuesday night it was found that night the ad-
and were off. dish's 40 acres, and Jim McKin.ney's "People thought the trouble mission will be
15 and 25 cents.
"Mary, your cloth is finished," too. Drew says he's goinj wouldn't last,long, but it did 1600. Miss Weeks won by three M. R. Liddon was elected Mayor TWO NIGHTS ONLY! Advocate -
I said Mrs. Jones as die came in to sell out and move farther wes t for seven years. Things were beans. Other close guessers were: by a majority of one vote. Von- Jan. 5, 1899.
with a bundle in her arm. of Starke not going to havi e better at times. If fact. it was Bryant Hodges, 1900; Jennie kirn received 65 and Liddon 66.I ,
"How pretty," Mary admiredthe those noisy trains running righ t fun having the soldiers at the< Maude Hodges, 1800; Percy J- G. Alvarez. A. E. :Moitt and
blue-and-white striped cloth by his house, spittin' sparks al 1 Fort. They had a special hour Gaskins, 1599; Smith Denmark, W. W. Sapp were elected alder- THAT'LL SHOW 'I:)[
"Nobody can weave stripes like over the roof and kijlin'} his cat- for officers quarters where they; 1500; and Rob Weeks, 1400.. men. J. p. Bennett for Marshall;
, you can, Mrs. Jones, and whenI tie wuen they get on the tracks:. used to have plays and frolics Advocate Dec., 15, 1898. George Gardiner for Clerk; and Mr. F. R. Morgan suggeststhat

I dye the yam I never get the Can't say I blame him either." tod. So we often forgot about i "Berry gets the hide, 'cause he ; E. P. Duncan for Treasurer, had the merchants hang out a
II indigo the right shade." "Yes. I hear the railroad wil].1 Indians until another thing would shot the bear," :Mr. Jones ex- no opposition and received a few flags on Monday next justto
R afwd "Remember I've been doing i tthere's Starke by next year, am d: happen, maybe somebody ambushed plained, as Berry looked proud. large \ote.- Advocate, Dec. 22 let' the people know that we
for nearly 30 years," the already quite a few work- and killed, horses and cattle After, a hearty meal of bear 1898. are still alive, "By Ned." Advocate -
woman answered. era living in cabins along th e stolen, anything they could take. Dec. 22, 1898.ALVAREZSAPP.
steaks, Mr. and :Mrs. Jones 'were
right-of-way now," Mrs. Jone s Some of the Casons put ,in bill ''PEEK
: Mary sent her daughter out to I a ready to go home, but Mary had CHILDREN
pound out rice, saying: added. "But speaking of stoves I, to the government for a lot of them wait until Becky went to the ENTERTAINMiss
t: -. "Becky, a 10-year-old girl is too I we saw one in Middleburg las t horses that were stolen. They smokehouse to get some butter
big to spend her time playing with time we were there, and they sur e asked .$200 for each horse, but out of the brine barrel."I Isabel and Master Car Mr. Alonzo Alvarez and Miss
rag dolls in the clay roots. When, are nice. You can keep a fire s,o dcn't know if the ever got 'It.e know your cow is dry and lisle Peek tendered their 'youns!; Sapp were married Thursday,
; Shuford's Standard Oil you finish the rice, you can come. easy with one !because there ar Oh, they were scary tunes. We we have so much butter now that friends a delightful party at the Dec. 22, at the home of the bride's
holes in the front at didn't have church handsome parents, Mr. and Mrs.
in and have biscuits and syrup top and bottom any though I've been putting it down in residence of their par- Henry
with Mrs. Jones and me." that can !be closed so i It Preacher Tucker did ride over brina When the bear, grease is ents: on Madison street Tuesday Sapp, in the Water Oak section,
Service Station The women talked eagerly, gladof doesn't burn much at all, and th e sometimes through part of the rendered, I'll bring it over in some evening. Advocate, Dec. 29, Rev. Malphurs officiating. Ad-
I the chance to hear the latest man said you close the bottotholes 11 war. But when it was worst we of the big gourds the children 1898. vocate, Dec. 29, 1898.
news of the new post office just at night and your oak woo:i all said our prayers together andy have been soaking in the pond.
SID SHUFORD, Owner will burn just slow enough to sta if some man felt like doing a
opened at Starke. Their fingers ; There are all sizes so if you need WELCOME TO HOOVERSMr. RECORD FOR MARRIAGES
aliveall night. Then in th, little preaching, he did. But that's
were busy shelling peas as they e for salt '
any or syrup or dippers, S
i! Junction U.S. 301 and S.R. 100 Starke gossiped. morning, you close the top, ope n:[ enough about Indians, Becky. just say the word." C. U. Hoover and familyof Starke is a town of 1,000 inhabitants -

I. "You get to see so many people the bottom and in just a shak e You'll be having bad dreams, to- As they said goodbye, Mr. Jones Lake City will move to Starkein Six couples from the
living on the road to Black Creek you have a roaring fire. .There s night," concluded Mrs. Jones. remarked: the near future. He will oc- city have married within the
that you know what goes on." even a place to have hot wate r There was a snout outside, as "I have some time now to cupy the Knight cottage near last two .weeks and there are at
l WE EXTEND Mary prompted her visitor. all the time, too." the men came back. cobble some shoes if you have the the electric light plant Mr. Hoo- least six more la be married
"Yes, I do declare there's some- Becky spoke up: "Mrs. Jon "Bear steak for supper, ladies!" leather and need any. A boy ver's sons, Frank and Joe will within the next two weeks. Is
EVERY GOOD WISH TO STARKE body driving cattle or going by, I'll bet if Berry was here h e The women rushed to the door big enough to shoot a bear is open a permanent photograph there another town in the State
in carts with cotton most everyday i would ask you to tell him abou, and saw Berry witW the bearskin ready to till a man's shoes, I gallery here. Advocate, Dec. that can beat this recordAd-
. AND THE CITIZENS OF BRADFORD COUNTY and sometimes the fine people -' the Indians.. You lived here whe!1 draped over his shoulder, and the say." 22, 1898. vocate, Dec 29, 1898.
from Newnansville come by
: FOR A GRAND I en horseback, and even ladies in
I I carriages. And of course, the
i stage coach goes. by twice a week, .
,, i but that -doesn't stop. Usuallythe
farmers halt for water and to .
; 1957 pass the time of day or take a
1857 meal with us, but it wasn't al-
ways' like that. When Abe andI ,
first came here there weren'tso
many families living near
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Sampson River."

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Mary asked. ,
Visit Us Centennial Week 't "Oh, yes I did, especially for SEIZE
another woman to talk to, but
the day the census taker came
around is the time I never will


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Slipshod Methods Of Early Surveyors Caused_. by'to cheer-their'" corner,their-loneliness post occasionally .Flag floats in front of his emporium I to sell and that he always hasSat The red flag' means an I

build comfortable and to ,"he has*ice-cream*on hand]I plenty on MOIL, 'Wed, FrL andauction. = June 25, 1887..
fires near;them

Fruit Basket Turnover' Of.. Property on friendliness_"This' cold nights.little and episode intelligence shows the

o ._ the people of'that neighborhoodand '
By M. G. McMfllan his toes. He would begin at a' y.. properly surveyed as the tower- 'marks that part as a' desirable PITY POOR GRANDMA! .

known corner and continue alonga ing and stately yellow pine grewin one to settle in. To 'those .
(Based on an address given by given course until he reached abundance as did the mam- I who wonder how land lines could
the writer at a meeting of the the vicinity of the next. Then have been .
moth cypress. They were easy so badly tangled the '
Florida Engineering Society.) apparently. he would walk ahead explanation is that ) ..
...aYF marks for the surveyor's axe. the sectionsin : -
The basis of all wealth is in and spot the corner and returnto Today when seeking witnessesto which the lands are situated r y = ?" .

the products of the soil, whether what we will term his "pointof a corner, we are lucky to find are very irregular and the exterior Yyyfi, .. --.-.
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these be crops, timber, or miner- hesitation, and run a line r a slight depression where a stump:. lines obliterated; there were y q <: :
als. Ownership of the land is directly to the corner he had lo- j I once stood. no definite points to 'step' from

therefore necessary. We read of cated. An angle of 15 or 20 degrees ,i As' evidenced by the following by> the land owners in designating ,( : When Starke was first settled 100 years

"land marks," even in the early meant nothing to him. news article from the Bradford their boundaries, and the usual
Biblical days. In order to estab- I However, he would carefully note .County Telegraph, entitled thumb rule which answers toler- i ago moSt"of the cooking was probably done

lish the boundaries of the landsof the angle point. As a result there I "Wholesale Mix-Up in Land ably well In regular sections were '

the various owners, the art of are some very irregular sections Lines," written shortly after the utterly at fault in this cause. ti in the open fireplace. Then along came the
land surveying was! born. in Bradford County. His were we turn of the century, people ap- In conclusion, I would like to : pride of Ute Gay 90's the
fancy old
believe combination. of dependent -I parently utter that ;
The public land surveys in placed confidencein say, by applying modern pre-
after and Independent re-surveys. the of that cise methods, our location of i wood
Florida were begun soon I ; surveyor era: the burner that cooked wonderful food
He had the forethought to render lines subdividing a section would
the Territory was ceded by Spain "Northeast of Heilbronn Springs
to the United States. I his lines distinguishable fromthose ,:1 @Y ,. is a scope of very rich 'land, probably vary a few feet from the but also almost cooked Grandma in the pro-

Original surveys were begun in of his predecessors! by his thickly settled largely by' scions old lines. However I believe it s .. I ,4

Bradford County in the year 1826 use,of three "chops" or "hacks." F of the old, respected Norman fam- would prove most embarrassing .. cess.
of the Sur- The earlier surveyors used two. in court, to attempt displacementof
under the direction ; ily, but also many' other good
veyor General. Apparently, the The deputy surveyors deserve ;#a: men, all young and industrfous. those established by the learned .

Deputy Surveyors were shifted to much more credit than we give ,i t The land holdings of each are and .respected "surveyor of yes- ,. -; ,". .,..'..'. J ,

another section of the Territoryto them for doing as well as they did .a .a small, butt they, are good farmers, terday." ; --D- *, ...

return during 1830: as most under the circumstances. They =t' ? M.R a make abundant crops, and have -.". ..' .. ........ ...< ". .
of the surveys t were completed couldhave done much worse. bank accounts. "MAN ABOUT TOWN" "

during 1831, although some of Surveying in a country inhabited :+
"Until a few days ago, one cir- The grand ball, which no doubt ,
the work was not completed until only by Indians, rattlesnakes, and
cumstance caused them unhappiness. you all have heard of, Christmas
alligators couldn't have 'been the
. 1848.Among None had the least idea of evening, was managed by a few
most pleasant means of
the Surveyorswho a
where his land lines and corners who imagine themselves "Gods of
originally laid out and subdivided livelihood. Had the writer beena with the modern
were. The situation' at last be- Creation" and who think that a
:Messrs. deputy early in the
the townships were surveyor
came so serious that Jerry, Frank successful ball is unknown. this
Coffee, Thomas, 19th century, the thought of one v vt '
Drake Hayes,
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J. S. and Gas
Henry Norman D. B. city, without their valuable assis- .Range of today I
and Floyd. Some of these gentlemen tomahawk lurking ahead would
Browning, and Lenton, David and tance. There was ''nothing specialat
conscientiousthan have necessitated an unrecorded
were more
Charley Johns agreed to get H. this dance music
except good ,
others. The same situation off set or an angle, not to exceed ff)6) f)
? E. Lagergren, of Starke, to set charming and handsome ladies With Pyrofax Gas -
prevails in the profession today. 180 degrees 1n a section line.
corners for them. The first in- and four stray Church members .
Several of the townships were After the completion of the struction given him 'was "Be who became -=
sure entranced by the And just see how lucky
in 1853. This was
in Florida when
re-surveyed original surveys you are right, then go ahead,' unusually good music and turned
probably due to obliteration of the lands passed from the handsof and the second, 'Hew to the line themselves over to Satan with the : you are to be living in 1957

lines and corners and surely not the government, upon the 4 and let'the chips fall where they rest of the sinners, \ i .
to faulty surveys. Had the reason private and County surveyors was I will.'
been the latter there is another placed the responsibility of sub- H. E. LAGERGREN had theJob The prospect of the matrimonial I .
"Those who saw a group of men market the coming is CENTENNIAL SPECIAL!
would have year very
township or two that dividing the section for individual of straightening things out.
been included. We would like to owners. That is, when the owners cruising over the woods, and flattering. The variations in the

mention one in particular. Town- elected not to do it themselves fields laughing, joking and sing- weather for the past few days

ship seven, aouth. range 20, east, bv pacing or counting the revolu- i "The County Surveyors may appoint ing would have thought they have caused'several young bloods
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In which the thriving farming tions of a wagon wheel. deputies, and all acts of a were on their way to a picnic instead like_ Drew Alvarez, Joe Alvarez, $99.95 "
Brooker is situated. John Wills, J. W. Hodges andB.
of ,
community During the year 1845, the officeof Deputy Surveyor so appointedshall of slashing up their' own '.
H. Jones to consider
Tradition has it that the Deputy County Surveyor was created.I be of the same force and fields and putting their residenceson the advisability f ,.;_ With Trade
who surveyed this townshipnever would like to touch on this sub- validity as though done by the their neighbors lands. Yet, such a step. The :-
latter is Installed
used chain, but after set- considered quite a catch,
a and such was the case. Not a field
ject for a few minutes in orderto County Surveyor person; having embarked in the merchan- .
ting hia course with a pocket was entered but was 'hewn' off
the shall be re-
familiarize, possibly a few who County Surveyor .
tile biz he is 1\
now his
compass, mounted his gray mare have sponsible for the acts of his dep- on two sides and added to on the way .
only a nodding. acquaintancewith
and rode for a certain length of it. other sides, the$ 'chips' consistingof to fortune. Telegraph. Jan. 8,

time, then motioned to his axe uty."The strawberry patches, corn, cot- 1887. '
To section 143.01 to 143.- County Surveyor shall be : .
man, who trotted behind on a quote ton, pea, pinder and potato; rows : Phone 301 For Pyrofax Gas Delivery
little mule, to dismount and seta 04 inclusive, of Chapter 143 of the entitled to the following fees, viz: buildings and fences. One lost BUYS TYPEWRITERN. ,

corner post. The final result Florida Statutes Annotated: For every day's actual service, he .one half of his well, another his .'
"The shall J. Jones has found it neces- .
County Surveyor
was that an excess in the town shall receive five dollars per day entire well. Only three men, who "
ship of approximately one half make accurate surveys of all from the day he leaves his home i had built cautiously in the centerof sary to purchase a typewriter and ; CENTRAL FLORIDA GAS ,

mile wound up In the eastern lands in his County which he. until the survey is finished; and their land escaped losing their engage the services of a steno- : ,

tier of sections. The field notes shall be requested to survey by 1 the person employing such county residences; yet all took in good grapher. Miss Ida Witkovski, who .

and township plat show it as any person claiming the same as' surveyor shall pay the chain bear- part their losses, for the outcome for some tune had charge of the -

being in the western tier. One an interest therein, or which he had not been unexpected. The books at Mr. Jones store, will > AND APPLIANCE CO.

can easily imagine the trouble may be required to survey by an ers.This law is in existence today.It crops will !be gathered by those find her labors; considerably light-
order of the Court, and he shall
this has caused from 1831 to date is apparent that any person who planted, and the buildingswill ened by the acquistlon of the
During the year 1853, as men- make a plat of same, if requested."The in any walk of life could qualifyfor be moved inside the new handsome "Calagraph." 1887.

tioned earlier there were re-sur- said surveyor shall takean this elective office, as tech- lines. Already hogs are being '
veys made in several townships oath before any officer nical qualifications are not men fattened for the 'house slippings' WATCH TOE FLAGS 119 S. ,WALNUT ST. STARKE, FLA.Growing .

by a deputy, A. M. Randolph,I authorized to administer the same tioned. '. to take place later and all are
who did exceptionally good work.I faithfully to perform the dutiesof In those days it must have happy over the possession of reliable Mr. J. Q. Adams, the boss ice

He had one habit, however, which' his office; and the surveyor been comparatively simple to follow comerS and the a coming .cream man,- wants the people to -

will keep a modern surveyor on I shall swear his chain .bearers. a section line that had been frolics. They promise to sit down understand that when the U. S. .




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Twenty years ago on t h.* .v.

':, 1937. the Florida Bank at Starke first opened for busi- build a better community. I We shall continueworking .- ":t.r.j.i,;.,.;;;'--'<>>', ., ,," #"j."i .

+, ness. In this span of time, .we have seen Starke grow of 'o' ix'j-!i;! ,J I
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