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Vol. 44, No. 54 Serving the communities of Ponte Vedra Beach, Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach and Mayport since 1963 50C
dies at 77
by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
J ac k'
in fan -
t r y
combat tours of duty in
Vietnam and retired as a one-
star brigadier general, died Dec.
24, 2006, at the age of 77.
A 34-year military veteran
with a master's degree in sci-
ence from Georgetown
University, Gen. Quinn retired
from the Army in 1986 after
commanding infantry units at
the company, battalion and
He was a multi-decorated
Born May 7, 1929, in New
Haven, Conn., Gen. Quinn was
a 19-year-old sergeant in the
Connecticut National Guard
before earning an appointment
to the U.S. Militairv AcadetftiY at
West Point in 1949.
See QUINN, A-3
to charter is
quelled a bit
S. phoo by CHUCK ADAMS
Hannah Garland, 8, (from left) Victoria Bosch, 7, and Hannah's 6-year-old sister, Rachel,-enjoy-art
camp Tuesday at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach. Six-to-10-year-olds made animal
masks and 4-and-5-year-olds made moose mosaics.
by LAURA FOWLER
After opposing a swift deci-
sion to place a charter govern-
ment referendum for St. .ohns
County on a future ballot, two
of the county's constitutional
officers have agreed to stop
fighting the initiative under
Letters from St. Johns
County Tax Collector Dennis
Hollingsworth and Clerk of the
Court Cheryl Strickland were
sent' to St. Johns County
Commissioners last week out-
lining an informal agreement
that was reached between their
attorney and members of the
They asked that any amend-
ments to the charter affecting
the powers of their offices
require the approval of four
out of five commissioners
instead of a simple majority.
Furthermore, they asked that
the approval of 60 percent -
instead of 51 percent of the:,'
voters be required for any such
amendments to pass.
"I think that having a higher.
standard toedriange the charter
is reasonjbie,' fmina NGougli,
a member of the charter com-
mittee that drafted the charter,
said in an interview Friday.
. She said the provision also
ensures an "important" separa-
tion of powers between the
constitutional officers and
Two weeks ago,
Property Appraiser Sharon
Outland and Sheriff David
Shoar cautioned county com-
missioners to be careful with
the charter proposal and to
wait before presenting it to the
The group said the charter is
too easy to amend and they
called for a comprehensive
study of the charter by an
unbiased group of individuals.
McGough, who has been
working on the charter for
more than a year and who met
with all five constitutional offi-
cers about the document, said
their collective word of caution
was a surprise.
"Not only was it a surprise, it
was a real disappointment,"
McGough said prior to that
commission meeting,, she
explained to all tht officers--
See OPPOSITION, A-3
Golfer inspires from a wheelchair *
by CHUCK ADAMS
A group' of children gath-
ered recently on the practice
range of TPC Sawgrass to get
golf lessons and life lessons
from a paraplegic golfer.
At center stage was Dennis
Walters, who lost his dream to
be a PGA Tour professional
when he lost the use of his legs
in a 1974 golf cart accident.
"My big dream was always
to play successfully on the
PGA Tour," Walters said at the
area-wide junior clinic at
Sawgrass earlier this month.
But losing that dream did
not keep him off the links.
He not only teaches golf to
others, but he also inspires
In the Dennis Walters Golf
Show, which he started in
1977, Walters performs trick
shots and offers life's lessons.
"This is not exactly the tour
I wanted to go on. But every
day when I wake up, I get to
do the thing I love the most,
and that's hit golf balls. I try to
hit them better and improve,
which is the essence of the
Walters was named the
Association of America's fifth
honorary lifetime member. He
also received a Ben Hogan
Award, given by the Golf
Writers Association of
America, for his remarkable
"These shows are my com-
petition," said Walters, who
has given 100 such shows this
year. He also has conducted a
youth program for more than
20 years with the PGA Tour.
"It's always great to do
things with the Tour," he said
while warming up on the
TPC's practice range.
Walters has taken his show
around the world and
appeared before heads of state.
And he's performed for thou-
sands of children, among
them the 200 middle school-
ers he entertained Dec. 5 at
the clinic sponsored by the
PGA Tour and PGA Tour
Students from Arlington
Middle in Jacksonville and
Gamble Rogers and
Switzerland Point middle
schools in St. Johns County
were his TPC audience.
When he was young,
Walters dreamed about play-
ing professionally and came
"I've loved playing golf
more than anything," said
Walters, who won three New
Jersey state titles, captured the
N.J. Junior Championship,
finished 11th in the U.S.
Amateur and reached the final
stage the one time he tried to
qualify for the Tour.
"1I was going to try again,"
said Walters, but the accident
left him paralyzed from the
"I ended up dislocating a
vertebrae, which pinched my
spinal cord," said Walters. "At
that point, it was looking pret-
ty bleak for my dream of
becoming a professional
golfer. Almost every person I
See GOLFER, A-3 ,
photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Dennis Walters holds his dog Benji Hogan at a golf clinic this
month in Ponte Vedra Beach. Benji is part of the show.
Building a gingerbread house is not child's play
by ALEXANDRA KUMMNERNES
Building a; gingerbread
house may seem like child's
play, but one 8-year old
Beaches girl earned that it's a
lot harder than it looks.
Mimi Brinsonr who attends
Jacksonville Beach Elementary
School, entered the
Extravaganza along with her
mom, grandmother and a'
The contest entries are on
display at the Avenues Mall
until Jan. 5.
The contest is sponsored by
the Rotary Club of South
Jacksonville and benefits
Habitat for Humanity and the
Ronald McDonald House.
"We had been to the contest
years before and we decided it
would be a good idea to
enter," Mimi said.
Mimi, her mother Sandy
and her grandmother Lorraine
have been going as a family to
enjoy the gingerbread houses
but never imagined that they
would also enter the contest
until Lorraine made an off-
hand comment about their
family giving it a try, Sandy
"I was winging it," said
Sandy, who had never
attempted to bake a ginger-
bread house before.
Not only was this the fami-
ly's first attempt, but they
won first place in the Best
Fantasy Design category for
their Hansel and Gretel rendi-
tion of a gingerbread house.
"I knew that .when you
think of gingerbread houses,
you think of Hansel and
Gretel," said Mimi, who
thought of the design con-
cept. "It's like the original."
The group did everything
from scratch, according to
Sandy. They went to the
library and checked out books
to learn about making ginger-
bread houses and then
searched for the perfect can-
dies to depict different ele-
ments of the house.
They used chocolate-cov-
ered sunflower seeds and taffy
to make Gretel's dress and
Hahibo candies to shape roof
The roof Was trimmed using
Airheads candy, which came
in a multicolored strip. Mimi
was in charge of peeling off
the layer of blue on the candy
because it was not part of the
"For a few nights, we served
blue Airheads for dessert," she
said with a giggle.
Sandy made -the pattern for
the house and built many of
the features, but Mimi was in
charge of making the trees
that surround the house.
She used graduated pieces of
gingerbread and had a dowel
running through the middle,
which was one of the very few
items that was inedible, and
carmel to hold the trunks
The building of the house,
which took four days, was a
work in progress and was done
on a trial-and-error, basis.
For example, the deep green
shade of the trees was acciden-
tally created after a bottle of
food coloring was Tknocked
over into the icing mix, which
.turned out to be "this beauti-
ful Christmas-colored green,"
See GINGERBREAD, A-3
This gingerbread house won first place in the category for Best
Fantasy Design in the Gingerbread House Extravaganza, spon-
sored by Rotary Club of South Jacksonville, with its Hansel and
Gretel theme. The houses will be on display in The Avenues
Mall until Jan. 5.
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RITA helps Mayo Clinic
The RITA (Research Is The
Answer) Foundation, an all
volunteer nonprofit organiza-
tion that holds an annual
fund-raising women's tennis
tournament in Sawgrass, has
donated a. $400,000 digital
mammography unit ,to the
NMayo Clinic, Jacksonville.
This latest technology rin
breast imaging will increase
the Mayo Clinic's ability to
find and diagnose' breast can-
cer in three types of patients:
those voqngae.than 50, ti0ost
with ,deii.'Obeast tis ,t
those who have noT reached
Studies have shown 'that
widespread use of digital mam-
mography may be hindered by
its cost, which can be four,
times the cost 0f a standard
The gift of the digital unit,
which was delivered last
month to the clinic, is the
largest single donation by RITA
in the organization's 10 year
The donation brings to
$2.25 million the nonprofit's
total grants of cash and equip-
ment to local cancer programs.
To learn more about The
RITA Foundation, visit
Coastal expert to speak
Janet Zimmerman, educa-
tion coordinator for the Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National'
Estuarine Research Reserve
south of Ponte Vedra- Beach,
will be guest speaker at a meet-
.ing in Ponte Vedra Jan. 3.<
The monthly meeting of the
Ponte Vedra Democratic Club
will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the
Ponte Vedra Beach -Branch
'""Thinfetmnin 'Will provide e ah
overview and update on the
GTM reserve. She received her
B.A. in marine biology from
Eckerd College in St.,
Petersburg, Fla., and a masters
in coastal zone management
from the University of Rhode
She moved to St Augustine
from St Simons Island, Ga..
where she worked for five years
with the Georgia Department
of Natural Resources develop-
ing, its coastal management
For more information,
please call Democratic club
ra Paterick at
Miami cantor visits
A cantor and folk singer
from Miami, Moshe Buryn,
will lead Shabbat of Songs and
Tales at 8 p.m. Friday and 8'
a.m. Saturday at Chabad @' the
Beaches in Ponte Vedra Beach.
A traditional Shabbat meal will
Buryn has been receiving
rave reviews for his tenor voice
for many years, since he
received a standing ovation
when he sang "Papirosseq",, It.
age 7 for his Hebrew school.
He is noted for his unique
renditions of Cantorial,
Yiddish, Israeli, English arid
Spanish folk songs, and has
received praise for his liturgical
prayers, interpretation and
There is no charge for servic-
.es or the dinner that will fol-
low at 515 State Road A1A N.
For information, call 502-
Lions? Tigers? Bears ,
A free lecture on the bears'of
Alaska will be given at noon'
,Jan. 5 at the Environmental
ol maker to give unofficial
appraisals at Beaches museum
Joyce Fleming, maker .and
appraiser of dolls, will offer
unofficial appraisals .of dolls
when she visits Jacksonville
Beach Jan. 11. .
Fleming will speak at 7 p.m.
at the Beaches Museum and.
History Center and will offer
'appraisals beginning at 6:30
p.m.' : '
A local businesswoman and
historian, Fjeming has been in
business in the Jacksonville
area .for 30 years. She sells,
repairs, and makes dolls for her
She said her love of dolls
began when she was a child in
Tennessee. She lived near a
dumpsite and frequently visit-
ed the caretaker there, she said.
The caretaker's house was
full of collections he'd
unearthed in -his job, and
Fleming was inspired arid
decided she would collect dolls
and make them her life's work..
Fleming's appearance is
offered in conjunction with a
temporary exhibit showing at
the museum, "Florida Girls &
Boys and Their Toys."
The lecture is one of a series
of six programs to be presented
in the coming year in a part-
nership with the Florida
The programs, "Tracking
Florida History: Lectures on
the First Coast," will bring in
scholars to speak on topics
related to various temporary
exhibitions or topics of local
"Florida Girls & Boys and
Their Toys" will be on exhibit
in the Dickinson Gallery
through Jan. 20. n
This nostalgic exhibition
showcases historic photos dat-
ing back over 100 years, show-
ing how children have tradi-
tionally played with their toys.
The interactive exhibition
allows children to play with
contemporary toys from
Barbies and. GIJoes to hop-
scotch, Twister, and a real pup-
The Beaches Museum and
History Center is located in
Pablo Historical Park at the
corner of .Beach Boulevard and
4th Street North and is open to
the. public Tuesday .through
Saturday, 10 a.rm 'to 4:30 p.m.
Guided tours o of Pablo
Historical Park are offered
Tuesday through Saturday, on,
the hour from 11 a.m. to 3'
For more. information on the
museum, its exhibits, or
becoming a member, call 241-
"Expect thie Unexpected"
BRILLIANCE YOU DESEKVEr'
Please Visit our new store on Atlantic Blvd.
next to Queen's Harbor
13475 Atlantic Blvd. at San Pablo
Education Center of the Guana
reserve south of Ponte Vedra
The program, part' of the
center's brown bag lunch lec-
ture series, will 'be presented,
by volunteer Joe Shannon, a
frequent visitor to Alaska.
Visitors can bring their own
lunches. There is no cost to
attend the lecture held at the
Guana Environmental Center,
near the Guana dam off State
Road A1A about 12 miles
south of Mickler Road. For
moreoe informatioon,,call. .823-
45q0. 0. .
Have fun with flowers
Bonnie Arnold from
Bonnie's Florida Designs will'
present "A New Approach" at
the Ribault Garden Club in
Jacksonville Beach Jan. 10.
The, cost is. $15, and reserva-
tions are required by calling
Space is limited. The club is
at 7.05 2nd Ave. N.
Holiday trash schedule
Collection of household
'trash, yard trash and recy-
clables in Ponte Vedra Beach
will be delayed one day. next
December 27, 2006
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Those who normally have
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will: have Wednesday pickup;
those who, normally have
Wednesday pickup will have
pickup on Thursday, and those
who normally have Thursday
pickup will have pickup on
Normal residential pickup
will resume on Monday, Jan. 8.
Interim chief to speak
Wally Kropacek, acting St.
Johns County administrator, is
scheduled to talk about his
first four weeks in' his job at
the Jan. 8 meeting of the St.
Johns, County Civic
The meeting will be held 9
a.m. to 11 a.m. at the main St.
Johns County library, U.S. 1
and San Carlos Avenue, St.
Also on the meeting agenda
is the organization's wish list
for the St. Johns, County
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Gingerbread: First entry is winner
Golfer: Gives lessons in life and golf
Continued from A-1
"Fifty percent of everything
we did didn't come out," said
Sandy, who had a harder time
than expected with the
dough. "Gingerbread dough is
the consistency of cement,"
They also used pastillage, a
type of icing that only allows
five minutes to sculpt before it
*hardens and is more difficult
to use than some of the other
"It was pretty hard," said
Mimi, referring to the difficul-
ty of using that particular
One obstacle, according to
Sandy, was ensuring that
Gretel's head stayed on her
"Gretel was my nemesis,"
She solved the problem by
toasting Gretel under a holo-
gen lamp for four hours in
.order to weld the head to the.
The family plans to .enter
the contest again next year,
now that they have learned'
from their beginner's mis-
takes, Sandy said.
For example, they assem-
bled the 22 pieces of the house
at the site of the contest,
something no other contest-
ant has ever done. However,
the house not only won, but
may be returned, for next
year's display, Sandy said.
"That would just be a fabu-
lous honor," Sandy said.
Opposition: Sheriff has questions
Continued from A-1
that the charter, as written,
would not change their offices
in any way.
The charter, .however, does
allow for those offices to be.
amended such as changing
them to department heads
under the control of the .com-
Currently, the budgets of
the constitutional officers are
approved by the commission,
but they are elected by the vot-
Under the charter proposal
presented this month to the St.
Johns County Legislative
Delegation, amendment could
be placed on the ballot by a
simple majority of commis-
sioners and' could pass by a
simple majority it voters.
But only three out of 19
charter counties in Florida
have changed the status of
'their constitutional officers,.
according to McGough.
\While she said she under-
stands t'he concerns of the con-
stitutionjl officers. NlcGough
said their comments frustiat-
ed her because they gave no
such feedback in the individual
meetings she had with them.
"We made a real effort to ask
them for input," McGough
"' We really got essentially no
Despite the constitutional
officers' protests in the com-
mission meeting two weeks
ago, commissioners agreed to
send the charter to the coun-
ty's legislative delegation so
that it can be placed on a ballot,
by a special act of. the Florida
The delegation met Dec. 13
and agreed to add it to. their
'agenda for thp next legislative.
session, which begins. in:
In an interview Tuesday,
Shoar said he attended a pri-
vate meeting Dec. 15 with
some charter committee mem-
bers, county staff and Ron
Brown, the attorney of
Strickland and Hollingsivorth.
As a result of that meeting,
Hollingsworth and Strickland
agreed not to oppose the char-
ter if the suggested changes
Shoar said he has not vet
decided whether he would
agree to the charter with the
suggested changes made to it
because he is not sure if charter
government is "the right way.
"I'm still struggling with that
personally," he said Tuesday.
Outland has different repre-
sentation and 'could not be
reached for comment Tuesday.
Supervisor of Elections Penny
Halyburton has decided not to
take a-position on the issue.
AMeanwhile, at least. two
:members of the St. Johns
Counts' Commission Tom
Manuel and Ron, Sanchez -
see the situation differently.
'"I'm very happy that the
constitutional officers have
decided to support the propos-
al." Manuel said in a phone
"It is best that we all work
But Sanchez said the.letter
made it clear that the
Strickland and Hollingsworth
were not offering their sup-
port, merely agreeing not to
The difference between the
two is considerable, he said.
Continued from A-1
met said, 'If you can't stand up,
how could you ever play golf?'
"I figured out a way I could
play sitting down. I started hit-
ting golf balls from my wheel-,
chair, then progressed to a
swivel seat on the passenger
side of the golf cart. That's
actually how I got back on the
Walters started giving
demonstrations entitled "How.
to Play Golf Sitting Down."
"Wasn't a big market for
that," he said, then recalled
having watched trick 'shot
artists Joe Kirkwood and Paul
"I remembered the great
shows the) put on. I said, 'I'll
bet, if I work at it in practice, I
could do the same thing.'
ances later, here we are," he
"It's a program not only of
golf, lessons but also life les-
sons. A lot of the life lessons we
learn playing golf can help you
in the game of life." .
Walters challenges the mem-
bers of his audience. ,
"I. encourage therim to reach
for their dream,. strive for
excellence, do, something that
maybe they didn't think they
could," said WValters, who lives
in Jupiter, Fla.
Walters encourages his audi-
ence to at least try golf.
The Dennis Walters Golf
Show features unusual shots
and interesting clubs, includ-
ing one with a radiator hose
shaft. He also has a unique
opening act, one school chil-
dren and adults alike enjoy:
Benji Hogan, a terrier mix.
"He's the strongest opening
act in golf. He comes out and
performs on a chair. And he
answers questions. He can
answer any question that ends
photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Dennis Walters signs autographs for youngsters who attended
his show this month at the TPC at Sawgrass.
in a number.'He's very good at
math, general information and
golf trivia," Walters said.
Benji Hogan was asked what
par is on No. 17, the signature
hole at The Players champi-
Benji barked three times,
indicating par 3, which is cor-
"He's very smart and.he stud-
ies a lot," Walters said of the
dog he found in a Miami
The contingent from
Switzerland Point Middle
School in Northwest St. Johns,
although small, was apprecia-
"He was awesome," said Lee
Davis, one of the Switzerland
T'ler Worth, whose home is
in Fruit Cove, went to see
Walters "to learn more about
golf" and said he saw "some
pretty cool stuff."
"If I could have had a career
just hitting trick golf shots, I
think that would be great,"
Walters said. "But the fact I've
been able, in some small way,
to positively influence others, I
think that's made it better."
Quinn: Served with celebrated combat units during three Vietnam tours
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Retired Gen. Jack Quinn (right) presiding at his sons Arrmy, commissioning ceremony Dec. 17,
2004, at Fleet Landing in Atlantic Beach. Army chaplain John Quinn recently spent a year in Iraq.
Continued from A-1
Gen. Quinn served in some of
the Army's most celebrated
combat units, including the 1st
Cavalry Division, the 101st
Airborne Division' and ,the ist,
4th and 25th infantry divisions
During ,his Vietnam service,
Gen. Quinn, a former airborne-
ranger, was an American mili-
tary advisor to the 20th.
SVietnamese Ranger Battalion,
the. executive officer or second
in command of the ,'2nd
.Battalion, 28th Infantry
Regiment and the commanding
officer of the 1st Battalion, 14
He also served as assistant
division commander of the 1st,
2nd and 25th infantry divisions.
After the Army, Gen. Quinn
taught at the college level and
was a bank director in Fort Riley,
He and his wife, Kay, moved
to Ponte Vedra Beach in 1991
and opened Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home in Jacksonville
Beach that same yeai.
He was president of the St.
Vincent de Paul Society of the
Beaches, a life member of the
Knights of Columbus and a for-
mer director on the board of the
Ponte, Vedra Community
He is survived by his wife.of
,54 years,,Kay; sons, Father Jphn
Quinn, Bill Quinn, Tom iSheryl i
Quinn, Mike (Dodie) Quinn-and
Dan Quinn; daughter .Mary
Quinn Shalz; sisters Helen
Rollins; Mary Lou Suraci, Peggy
Yeomans and, Kathleenr (Ned)
Skinner; and grandchildren,
Christie Quinn, Jessica Quinn,
Katie Quinn and Jacob Quinn
He was preceded in death by
his parents, John and Margaret
Quinn; his brother, James
Quinn; and his sister, Elizabeth
Visitation will be held from 5
p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday in the,
Quinn-Shalz chapel. Mass of
Christian Burial will be celebrat-.
ed at 11 a.m. Saturday in St.
Paul's Catholic Church,, with
the Rev. 'William Kelly as cele-
In lieu of flowers, the family
PONTE VEDRA BEACH
Items were stolen from
inside two unlocked vehicles
parked on North Mill View
Way in Sawmill Lakes Dec. 20
to Dec. 21. Missing were music
CDs, and air mattress and
pump and an audio book,
worth a total of $100.
A GPS transmitter and keys
were stolen between late Dec.,
20 and early Dec. 21 from.an
unlocked Nissan parked in a
driveway orn Lake Stone Circle
in Sawmill Lakes.
A Volvo parked in the 500
block of Ponte Vedra Boulevard
was damaged sometime late
Dec. 20 or early Dec. 21 when,
a large concrete rock was
thrown through a tinted win-
dow on the driver's side. Credit
cards and $650 in cash were
A 62-year-old resident of
South Mill View Way in
Sawmill Lakes reported Dec. 22
that some time in the previous
two weeks, someone had
stolen about 23 music CDs
from her home.
Petit theft was reported Dec.
21 in the 3800 block of Duval
Drive. An unknown suspect
stole a checkbook and wrote
several checks outside of the
Petit theft was reported Dec.
21 in the first block of Burling
Way. A reindeer Christmas dec-
oration valued at $50 was,
stolen from the front yard of
Fraud was reported Dec. 21
in the 900 block of 3rd Street S.
The victim told police she used
her debit card to pay for food
at a fast food restaurant. She
noticed later that two charges
from the same restaurant
appeared on her bank state-
ment, An unknown suspect
charged $20; at the business
and forged the victim's name.
Grand theft of a motor vehi-
cle was reported Dec. 21 in the
500 block of 1st Street N. The
victim told police that he lent
his ,green 2000 Chevrolet
'Cavalier valued at $5,000 to his
son. He said he thought he
parked the car at the pier park-
ing lot but couldn't remember
exactly where he parked the
vehicle. A search of the down-
town area was unsuccessful.
Burglary to a residence was
reported Dec. 21 in the 400
block of Lower 8th Ave. S. The
victim arrived home at 5:30
p.m. and found her front door
unlocked. The house appeared
ransacked with all of the clos-
ets open and the drawers
pulled out. The suspect
scrawled a derogatory word
across both bathroom mirrors
using the victim's lipstick. The
suspect also cooked pizza rolls
and the boxes were found in
the trash and a plate was locat-
ed in the sink.
- Grand theft as reported Dec.
22 in the 800 block of 2nd
Street, N. A purse and its con-
tents including $300 in cash
was stolen at a holiday party at
the victim's home.
Battery was reported Dec. 21
at a nightclub in'the 400 block
:of 1st Street N. Two groups off
woman were beiig" detained.
one of the women sustained a,
one-inch laceration to her fore-
head. She told police that she
was struck in the head with a
beer bottle but police could not
locate one on the floor or out-
side the club. Each side blamed
the other for turning a verbal
argument into a physical con-
Auto burglary was reported
Dec. 22 in the 100 block of 6th
Avenue North. The passenger
window of a Mercury was shat-
tered and two purses were
stolen. A credit card in one of
the purses was used at four dif-
ferent, service stations through-
out the city within an hour of
the burglary, police said.
Aggravated battery was
reported Dec. 22 in the 400
block of 2nd Avenue North. A
48-year-old transient told
police he was sleeping in th'e
doorway of a business at that
location when someone called
him a racial slur and struck
him in the face with a piece of
scrap wood. The victim sus-
tained a laceration to his lower
lip and lost a tooth. He was
transported to the hospital for
treatment of his injuries, police
said. The suspect was described
as a man in his early 20's who
was last seen fleeing south on
5th Street North.
Battery was reported on Dec.
20 in the 2200 block of Bay
Road, according to a police
report. The victim had_ an
ongoing dispute with people,
he attended school with and
they contacted him to estab-
lish a time and place for a fight
to occur,' according to the
report. While at a park, a car,
pulled up and six males exited
it and tackled the victim. They
began kicking him and threat-
ened to hit him in the head
with a skateboard, but a friend
stopped them, according to the
Criminal mischief was
reported on Dec. 20 in the 900
block of Neptune Circle,
according to a police report.
An unknown suspect threw a
rock and broke a bathroom
window pane at the victim's
house, according to the report.
A juvenile was arrested for
possession of cocaine and sell-
ing a controlled substance on
Dec. 20 in the 400 block of
Atlantic Boulevard, according
to a police report. An officer
conducted a traffic stop for a
loud music violation and, a
dark window tint. The officer
searched the vehicle and found
four grams of cocaine and $901
in cash, the report said.
requests donation be made to
St. Vincent de Paul Society, 526
1st Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach,
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.
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THE BEACHES LEADER/PONTE VEDRA LEADER
Letter to the editor:
Why angry at BWG?
To the editor: Matthews. As far, as the new
Why is Dick Matthews so members of the city council
angry at the Beaches Watch you call "excellent," how can
Group? I was. born in you know that when they just
Jacksonville, and have spent got elected in November?
most of my life off and on the If you think everything is so
Beaches. I 've seen good and negative about Sandy Golding,
bad things that ,I'm glad a maybe we can take up a collec-
group of 'folks are watching tion and send you back to
what's going on. I'm not a Ohio.
member of the BWG, but, they
have a right to their opinion, Doris Houser
even if it doesn't suit you,' Mr. Jacksonville Beach
Let resting birds lie
by PAT FOSTER-TURLEY
W inter on the beach -
finally it's here.
"V When I see hordes of
hundreds of black skimmers
clustered on the beach amid
the royal terns and gulls, it's
winter to me. The dark skim-
mer backs and the light terns
contrast nicely in these mixed
groups and the bright orange,
black and red bills of the birds
stand out like artwork. '
Don't let this winter pass
you by without looking for
these beautiful wintering
groups. A good place to look '
is just south of the Fort Clinch
fishing pier most days,. If you
are lucky you can get close
enough to these wintering
flocks to see the unique skim-
mer bill. As their name
implies these birds skim just
above the water and catch fish
in their open bills. When their
longer bottom bill touches the
: prey. their shorter upper bill
K snaps shut to nab it. Skimmers
catch their prey by touch, not
sight, and, unlike most birds,
I often feed at night when their
J. prey is invisible to them.
T. heir smaller than average
I eyes have cat-like slits.
.. designed for night vision to
help them navigate obstacles,
l but they only eat what their
beaks run into.
Unique among our shlore-
birds, the skimmers also have
an unusual resting behavior.
sometimes on.%warm 'wi'iter
Says they rest flat out on their
stomachs or sometimes their
sides, looking -dead, but just
sleeping on the warm sand. If
it's colder and windy instead
S" they will all line up facing the
wind trying to keep a warm.
layer of air trapped between
.; their feathers and skin.
But don't get these birds in
a squabble. If you are calm
and aware of bird behavior,
with practice you can learn to
2 walk at a steady pace parallel
to the birds and close enough
to see them without disturb-
ing them. You'll find that if
you stop too long, they start
rustling amongst themselves
and soon enough will fly off
in a hurried frenzy. It may be'
a temporarily beautiful sight,
indeed, with nervous birds fly-
ing all around you, but you
are all dressed up in your
warmest clothes, barely spend-
ing any energy at all in the
Not so these wintering
birds. When they are forced to
fly, they use up valuable ener-
gy to do so, and, in flight they
lose some of their insulating
air layer and.get cold once,
gain. By the time they settle
back down again, they've
expended 'more energy and
have to find even more fish
prey than usual'to keep their
metabolism going. Too many
disturbances like these can
affect the health and ultimate-
ly the survival of these winter
Lucky for the skimmers at
Fort Clinch, there are no dogs,
leashed or not, to disturb
them, and most people who
visit,the park are aware of the
nature around them and try
to;be careful. I wish it were o '
along the rest of our Amelia
Island beaches but it is not.
Skimmers, tens, gulls, wil-
lets. sandpipers and others
shorebirds also try to rest in .
the winter not just in Fort
Clinch State Park but also
'along the full stretch of
Amelia Island. Most often a
simple rest is impossible for
them there. Many human
-beachgoers enjoy walking tho
beach, with their dogs safely
leashed and watching the
birds from a comfortable dis-
tance. Unfortunately too
many others disregard leash
laws and find it amusing
when their dogs continually
chase and torment the other
resting beach denizens. Sure
the dogs get exercised this
way, but later, they come
home to a warm:house and'
full bowls of food. The shore-
birds can't do this. More fren-
zied flights means more shiv-
ering to get settled and warm .
again and more hunger which
--means more flights and more
expenditures of more energy.
Just when things settle down
again, the next dog races
toward them and the deadly
cycle begins anew.
Most of us are aware of the
difficulties that beach nesting
birds face here in the summer,
and are careful to keep our
dogs away from areas that are
roped off with signage noting
nesting colonies. You might
also pay attention to the diffi-.
culties that all birds face on
our winter beaches. If we con-.
tinue to be kind to our wild
%winter residents, we will con-
tinue to have them here to
If we work together to
remind one another of the
threats to these birds, maybe'
we can continue to see them
everywhere, resting on our
beaches just as they've so far
been able to do for genera-
tions before. Please spread the
word, and pass the message.
"Let resting birds lie."
Pat Foster-Turley is aPh.D.
zoologist and storyteller on
.4melia Island. Feel free to con-
tact her at
firstname.lastname@example.org with '
your nature questions and obser-
vations or to book a talk.
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,I'm a disaster waiting to happen
t's hard to take life seri-
ously when you're con-
stantly finding yourself in'
For example, one evening
last week I had a craving for
popcorn, which is not unusu-
al for me as popcorn is a sta-
ple in my diet. I am an old-
fashioned girl, so 1 like pop-
corn freshly popped on the'
stove rather than in the
My roommate and I keep a
Super-sized bottle of canola
oil in the pantry, primarily
because she got sick of buy-
ing more every time we go to
I poured the oil in the pan,
added the kernels and wait-
ed.- rn, the meantime. I-went
to put the oil back in tLhe-'-
pantry and, as if in slow
motion, the bottle slipped
through my fingers. In sec-
onds, my kitchen floor was
bathed and glistening in -
When you find yourself in
the kitchen, with your paja-
ma pants rolled up to your
knees, standing in about two
inches of canola oil it's hard
not to laugh at yourself.
My roommate immediately
jumped to my rescue and
provided me with rolls of
paper towels, which I placed
under my feet and trans-
formed myself into a human
mop, attempting to soak up
the massive flood that was
occurring. (She also-decided
that-this was the opportune
moientitfor a candid picture
and promptly whipped out
her camera to document my
In the meantime, I had
completely forgotten about
the popcorn scorching away'
on the stove. By the time I
had sludged through the oil
and managed to take the
popcorn off the stove, it was
not only burnt, but was so
smoky that you couldn't
actually see the popcorn -
just swirling waves of thick,
'brown smoke rising through
I wish I could say that
*these kinds of situations are a
rarity. The fact is, I'm a natu-
ral disaster waiting to hap-
pen. While I'm the type of
person who prefers order and
structure, chaos seems to fol-
low me around like a lost
puppy. I permanently have'
scraped knees because, yes, I
also trip a lot and people are
usually saying to me some-
thing along the lines of
As I was cleaning the slip-
per-' mess, which I had sin-
gle-handedly created, I was
reminded of a similar situa-
tion involving spilled honey
and a trail of ants that began
in the kitchen and went all
the way through my living
.., roomiin.a previous-'apart--
. men.t. n L '..
I'm constn'ftly creafing7'
.problems, making messes
and being a general nuisance
to myself, but the truth is,. if
it wasn't for my incessant
ability to create a calamity
out of thin air, I wouldn't
enjoy life as much as I do.
I look at it this way...I'm a
source for all of my friends -
without trying to be and
I've learned to laugh at my
own mistakes. What more
could a girl ask for? (Ok,
maybe I wouldn't mind a lit-
tie more grace).
n our inaugural Fall Issue
of Community Watch, we
published a list of approxi-
mately 160 registered sexual
offenders and sexual predators
located in St. Johns County as
provided by the Florida
Department of Law
I received positive feedback
from several citizens who did
not know this information
was available to them, particu-
larly ,from parents of children
who discovered that they were
living in close proximity to
known sexual offenders. ',
As part of our never ending
mission, of taking care of peo-
ple, I have asked my Career
Criminal Unit to launch a
web based tracking and notifi-
cation system called, Offender
We all are familiar with the
tragic story of Jessica.
Lunsford; kidnapped from her
bedroom in Homosassa,
Florida on February 23, 2005,
sexually assaulted and then
buried alive. The sexual preda-
tor that killed her lived. 150
yards from her house yet not
one parent knew they either
lived near or were associating
with a registered sex offender.
By implementing our
Offender Watch program, citi-
zens will have information on
a timely basis 'that may stop a
child from becoming a victim.
In the weeks after Jessica's
body was found, her father,
Mark Lunsford, lobbied the
'Florida state legislature to
enact tougher laws. A bill was
written that would require
increased prison sentences,
electronic tracking of all con-
victed sex offenders on proba-
tion, and the mandatory use
of state databases by all local
probation officials so that.
known sex offenders could
not avoid the scrutiny of law
enforcement. The Jessica
Lunsford Act was quickly
approved and signed into law
by Governor Bush on May 2,
2005. The law took effect on
Now that the Offender
Watch program is in operation
here in St. Johns County, the
system, also being utilized by
over 250 other sheriffs nation-
wide will attempt to notify
every surrounding household
who registers for the email
Residents of St. Johns
County who want to be noti-
fied about neighboring sex
offenders can sign up to
receive computer alerts from
the Offender Watch e-mail
alert program. That notifica-
tion will be originated based
on the exact geographic loca-
tion of addresses you input
into the system and will be
automatically matched to new
Citizens that participate will
receive an e-mail with a map
notifying them of all convict-
ed sex offenders and sexual
predators living within one
mile of. the addresses you have
selected. We believe this tool
to' be an innovative citizen
empowering notification sys-
tem, which can help ensure
our children remain safe.
Another essential feature of
this law enforcement tool is
its ability to be linked directly
to our website at www.sjso.org
enabling citizens to search for
registered offenders and sexu-
al predators by name, specific
address or neighborhood -
online 24 hours a day.
Accordingly, residents will be
able to make their own geo-
graphic risk assessment by
searching for and displaying
on a map all offenders within
a one mile radius of their
home, school, work, day care
or any St. Johns County loca-
tion you choose. We will
make available all relevant
information about each
matching sexual offender or
predator including a recent
photograph for identification
We at The St. Johns County
Sheriffs Office are committed
to helping all of our citizens
stay safe. Further, a special
emphasis must be placed on
our two most venerable
groups of citizens, our chil-
dren and our seniors.
Offender Watch is another
program we feel will enhance
and maintain the quality of
life we enjoy in St. Johns
new year starts and
ahead we peer, hoping
we'll later be able to
cheer. Folks make predictions
and resolutions that often
turn out to be truth pollu-
tions. I've simply expressed
my hopes for the best, so here
I go on my good luck quest--
I pray that a weather wizard
grants the Sunshine State
another year without a major
hurricane. If that happens,
maybe my homeowner's insur-
ance company will cancel the
jumbo premium increase :
that's been levied. More to the
point, why should Northeast
Florida be soaked so much
when we're seldom wind-
socked like the South
We need the Jaguars to get
in and sweep .the playoffs,
then romp through the Super
Bowl. Idea: Sign a place kicker
who can propel the spheroid
over a hundred yards accurate-
ly. That way, the team could
put at least three points on
the board every time they had
the ball. Maybe hire one of
the Rockettes. Dancing at
Radio City Music Hall, they
really kick high. (Okay, kick
Lawn mowing at my age has
gotten increasingly laborious.
May the agriculture brains at
the University of Florida come
t-up with a strain of St.
iAuigustiqe grass that autbmati-
"cally breaks off at the end
when it grows to three inches.
It's gotta be better than keep-
ing goats to graze it down.
The latter approach would be
With good fortune, my cars
will last another year, because
that's how much I've spent on
them. They're not very snazzy,
I'll admit. When I park one on
the street, I'm afraid to leave it
there very long, since the
police might think it was in a
wreck and have it towed away.
In the coming year, I wanna
become better at fixing
healthful fast food. Up till
now, though, some people
who tried it went on a fast.
Still, I'm determined to ',
improve. I don't care to go to.
takeout restaurants that serve
so much fried stuff. According,
to one food dude, if you eat
that enough, a doctor will
take out your gall bladder.
Here's hoping that this
year's American Legion Post
129 New Year's Eve party isn't
too crowded. Last year, it
seemed like a legion was actu-
ally.there. In fact, there was a,
uh, staggering number! At
midnight, everybody got sen-
timental and raised their glass-
es in a toast. There wasn't a
dry throat in the place.
Above all, all year, I intend
to treasure every friend, right
to the end.
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BENJAMIN HOWELL BRANTLEY
HAL R. CULP
JUNE EMERY WHEELER
Benjamin Howell Brantley
died Dec. 25, 2006 following a
long battle with heart failure.
He was born Jan. 27, 1930 in'
Cincinnati, Ohio and was a
lifelong resident of Jacksonville
Beach, except for short periods
as a civil service electrical engi-
neer for the U.S. Navy in Key
West and at Guantanamo Bay,
Brantley was a graduate of
the Jacksonville School of
Technology, with advanced
study at the University of
Florida and the Univerity of
Colorado. A veteran of the
Korean War, he served in the
U.S. Navy, with duty aboard
the auxiliary minesweeper USS
Branley served his communi-
ty well, starting as a teenaged
lifeguard, then as a helper with
the city electrical department,
from which he' rose through
the ranks to Director of
Electrical Utilities. Upon retire-
ment, he also served capably as
a City Councilman and had his
own electrical contracting
business for several years.
' Brantley was predeceased by
his wife, Teresa; sister, Willa
.May Costin, and. brother,
Arthur Brantley. He is survived
by a sister, Dorothy Floyd;
brother-in-law, Francis Floyd;
daughters, Debra Perritte and
Kathy Granfors; son-in-law,
Kirk Granfors; grandchildren,
Aaron (Shelly), Joshua, Justin,
Michael, Jeffrey and Sarah;
and Carter; and several nieces
Brantley was an Eagle Scout,
a 32nd-degree Mason and
Shriner with the J. Wendell
Fargis Masonic Lodge 356, and
a member and past governor of
the Moose Lodge.
He will be remembered as a
man who loved his family and
friends, a man of integrity who
served his country and com-
munity with distinction, and a
man of dry wit and humor, the.
family said. He, will be deeply
missed by all who knew him..
The, family will receive
friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday at Hardage-Giddens
Funeral' Home. The funeral
service will be at 10 a.m. Friday
in the funeral home chapel.
Interment. will follow at'
Beaches Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family
suggests donations be made to
the Community Hospice.
Words of comfort may be
shared with the family at'
. Arrangements by -Hardage-'
Giddens Funeral Home,
Hal R. Culp, 88, longtime
resident of Jacksonville and the
Beaches, died Dec. 21, 2006 in
Jacksonville Beach. He was
born in Gainesville, Tex., son
of the late Grady and Romania
Culp married his childhood
friend, Betty Bell, who he met
when he was 7 and she was 2.
They traveled extensively
together as Culp moved with
his government job. Originally.
becoming acquainted with
Jacksonville, .through work,
they fell in love with the area
and retired here.
Betty Culp died April 8,
2006. They were. married 64
Culp is survived by three
children, Donna Macky,
Dianne McGill and Michael,
and Robin Culp; eight grand-
children, Michelle (Doug). Orr,
Renee Summers, Maggie
(Buddy) Lockwood,. Kelly
(Fred) Flores, Sean (Amber)
McGill, Mark (Debbie) Macky,
Brandon Culp and Justin Culp;
and 10 great-grandchildren,
Ali, Riley, Hunter, Skylar,
Mason, Kole, Mackenzie, Baby
Boy Flores, Kylee and Dillon.
A celebration of Culp's life
will be held at 6 p.m.
Wednesday in the chapel of
The Culp family offers spe-
cial thanks to the staff of the
critical care unit at Baptist
Medical Center-Beaches and
Northeast Florida Community
Hospice. Their caring support,
,during this difficult time is
In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be made to
Northeast. Florida Community
Hospice, 4114 Sunbeam Road,
Suite 101, Jacksonville, FL
.Arrangements. by Hardage-
Giddens. Funeral Home,
June Emery Wheeler,. 80,
died Dec. 21, 2006. She was a
native of Jacksonville who
grew up in the New
Berlin/Dames" Point area and
lived in Arlington all. her
Wheeler was instrumental
in starting the Dunns Creek
Baptist. Church, and was an
active and vital member of
Coastal Baptist Church in
Wheeler was preceded in
death by her husband, Robert
Edward Wheeler; her father,
Rev. Charles (Charlie) Emery;
mother, Mabel, Hall Emery;
brother, Henry Emery, and sis-
ter, Mary Grubbs.
She is survived by her
daughter, Carol Wheeler;
(Mandy) Gideons; and grand-
son Michael Gideons.
To, them, she was the best
"Mummy" and "Grammy"
ever, her family said.
The family offers its sincere
appreciation to the staff at
Northeast Florida Community
Hospice at Shands Pavilion foi
their compassionate care, as
well as its gratitude and
thanks to the Christian family
at Cpastal Baptist Church and
the Florida Baptist
Convention, which continue
ally encouraged and minis-
tered to "Miss June" and her
family during difficult days.
The Funeral Service .in cele-
bration of her life was held
Saturday at Coastal Baptist
Internment was held in
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, Jacksonville
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DR. LEONARD E. "BRUNO" MASTERS
Dr. Leonard E. "Bruno"
Masters, 75, of Jacksonville,
.died Dec. 23, 2006. He was
born September 2, 1931 in
-Tampa to Thomas Charles and
Mary Shidel Masters.
Masters, 'graduated from
Andrew Jackson High School
in 1951;.!Hetwas a veterap~rof
the U.S. 'Navy who served.as a
hospital' corpsman for the
Marines in Korea.
Masters attended the
University of Florida in
Gainesville and received his
medical degree from the
University of Miami in 1961.
He did his internshipp at Duval
Medical Center in Jacksonville,
becoming a Charter Diplomat
of the Board of Family Practice
. Masters was in practice in.
the Arlington area with Drs.
William Booras and Duane
Bork until 1971, when he left
to become first Director of the
Family Practice Residency
Program at St. Vincent's
Medical Center, Jacksonville.
In 1974, he became Director of
the Family Practice Residency
Program for the University of
Iowa, Des.Moines, Iowa.
Masters moved to Greenville,
N.C. in 1978 to become
Associate Professor and
Associate Chairman for
Research at East Carolina
University School of Medicine,
Dept. Family Practice. He'
returned to private practice in
1982, opening a family
Practice in Atlantic Beach wi\th
Dr. Rod Gottula. After retire-
.ment, Masters became a mis-
sionary with Algo Mas, living
in Golfito, Costa Rica.
His parents, brother, Tommy.
Masters; sisters, Peggy Mohler
and Alice Orth; and his son,
Trollie Masters, all preceded
him in death.,
Masters is survived, by his
wife of 28 years, Linda Masters;
daughters, Brooke Steuber
(Gene), Tammy Smith (Tim);
sons,,4Leonard, E. Mstiilni Jr.
iBlynda,), Douglas .ianters
(Frankie, 'Michael 'Coop
(Denise), .Matthew Coop
(Jennifer); :- grandchildren,
Leonard'E:. Masters Ill (Trae.),
Drew Palmisano, Jayke and
* Cooper Milton, Sean and Kevin
Smith, Savannah Coop, Kyle
Rauserson, Gage and Macy
Seyler, Sydney Marshall, Lily
and Chloe Coop, Devon
Brunson; several nieces and
nephews; and life-long friend
A Memorial Senvice will be
held at 1 p.m. Friday at
Church, 150 Sherry Dr.,
Atlantic Beach. Memorials may
be made to Community
Presbyterian Church or the
American Heart Association.
Services under, the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.
SDarlene Plante of Ocala, Fla.'
died Dec. 22, 2006. She was a
resident at Taylor Care Center,
Jacksonville, where she lived
for the last three years.
Plante grew up in Ocala and
,,graduated from Ocala High
School in 1957. She attended
business school in Jackson-ille.
; Plante was co-owner of
Kunow's Nursery in Ocala with
her mother, Alice Kunow, and
her brother, Donald Paul, both
of whom preceded her: in
death. She was later employed
by Gale Insulation in Ocala,
where she served as Office
Manager for 17 years.
Plante is survived by two
daughters,' Carla Aldridge,
Jacksonville, and Sherry
Douglas, South: Carolina; one
son, Donald Plante, Ocala; four
Stanton, Georgia Watts,
Elizabeth Gardner and Rachel
Pinter; five, great-grandchil-
dren; and one sister, Marcella
Ann Bland, Cirstal River, Fla.
Ak visitation is scheduled
from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.-
Wednesday, with a funeral
service at 2 p.m. Thursday in
the chapel of Hardage-Giddens
SArrangements by .Hardage-
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ea6;)2(6.',He was;iborn in
Statesbo'ro, Ga. and relocated
, to the Jacksonville area more
than .20 years ago.
Simmons was employed by
Gateway Community Services.
-He was a devoted father and.
Simmons is survived by his
sons, Sam Simmons and
Benny Simmons; former wife
and good friend, Andrea
Pauline Lee; brothers, Randy
Simmons (Lvnine' and Richard
Simmons (Nancy): sister, Pat
Simmons, Ray;.and lOiSieoqyed
dog Rocky,, He,was prq;eoec) in
death by his parents, I.V. and
A Memorial Service will be
held at 11 a.m. Thursday in
the Beaches Chapel Church.'
In lieu of flowers, donations
.are preferred to Community
Hospice of Northeast Flofida,
4266: Sunbeam Road,
Jacksonville, FL 32257.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.
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December 27, 2006
Camp Bike 06: The Triump
Foundation Inc. hosts "Cam
Bike 06," a five-day event
Jane Macon Middle School i
Brunswick, Ga. The cam]
sponsored by Southea
Georgia Health Systems,
designed to teach individual
with disabilities how to ride
bicycle without trainir
wheels. Space is limited. F<
information or to sign som
one up, contact Cynthia Lu]
at 912-634-6828. The event
being sponsored by Southea
Georgia Health Systems.
Concert for World Harmon
A Family Concert for Wor]
Harmony, With a special chi
dren's art exhibition an
refreshments, will be present
at ArtLife Studios from 6:0
p.m. to 8:30. p.m. The cost
$5 per person for ArtLife men
bers and $7 per person f
non-members. Gift certificate
ArtLife Studios, at 51
Mayport 'Road in Atlant
.Beach, is enrolling for. i
January session of programs i
Visual Arts, Theater, Dan(
and Film. For information, ca
Guanha Talk/Walk: GTI
Reserve en-iionmental eduic
tor Angle Golubovich -share
her knowledge of the plan
and animals found in th
Guana River Maish beginnir
at 9 a.m. Those interested
should meet at the GT]
Center, 505 Guana River Roai
South Ponte Vedra Beach. Th
cost is $2 for adults and $1 f<
children and includes admi
sion. to. the Environment
Education Center after th-
walk. Discussion is geare
toward adults. :.
For information, call thl
GTNM Reserve at.904 823-4500
Monday, Jan. 1
Free New Year's Yoga: Yo~
\with loan & Jim offers a frt
New Year's Day yoga class froi
10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at Let
Dance Studio, 246 Solar
Road, Ponte Vedra Beach. A
.are welcome, beginning
through experienced student
Just bring a yoga mat or a larj
towel. For information, ca
Joan Ryan at 280-4628 or Ji]
Ryan at 280-4130; email yog
email@example.com and yog
Hubbard House Benefi
Ocean Yoga holds its annu
New Year's Day Yoga to benef
Hubbard House, which pro
vides safe haven for victims of
abuse and their children. The
classes, which are free, include
Gentle Yoga with Kate at 10:30
)h a.m. and Yoga Flow with Paula
ip at 12 p.m. They will be held in
at the Island Ballroom at Sea
in Turtle Inn. Gentle Yoga is suit-
p, able for all levels. Yoga Flow is
st for students with some experi-
is ence. Students should bring
Is yoga mats or large towels. For
a information, call Kate at 742-
ig 4582 or Paula at 613-7394;
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
e- or www.oceanyoga.biz.
DAR: The Ponte Vedra
Chapter of the Daughters of
the American Revolution
meets at 10:45 a.m. at Marsh
y: Landing Country Club, 25655
ld Marsh Landing Parkway. The
il- speaker will be Elaine Hall,
id Certified Financial Planner,,
-d who will talk about
10 "Preventing Identity
is Theft-What every woman
n- should know." For, informa-
or tion, call Carolyn Roth at 904-
es 992-7463 or Babs Hartmann at
n Jan. 3
ll Tap Classes:,Beginning ard
Intermediate Tap Classes are
offered on Monday mornings
and Wednesday nights starting
January 3, 2007 at the Neptune
Beach Senior Activity Center.
Monday's classes are as fol-
Mv lows: Beginning class starts at
a- 10 a.m.; Intermediate begins at
es 11 a.m. The Wednesday
ts Beginning class starts at 6:30
.e p.m. You have always wanted
ig 'to dance; come to tap! Make
*d your dreams come true! Call
M: jane 241-0432 for registration
s- an. 4
ie Legion Auxiliary: Ocean
*d Beaches American Legion
Auxiliary .Unit 129 meets at
ie 7:30 p.m. at the Legion Post,
0,.. 1151-..4th. St..,S,,;-.~ ack6onvile
Beach. Members are encour-
L aged to bring a guest. For infor-
mation, call 249-2266 or 242-
m Strollerfit: Atlantic Beach
t's Parks and Recreation offers
ia seven Strollerfit Classes at Bull
ll Memorial Park during Januarv:
er Jan. 4,8, 11, 15, 18, 22 and 29.
s. Each class runs from 8:30 a.m.
ge to 9:30 a.m. Call 247-5828 for
a- Friday, Jan. 5
a- *, Jain.:O-
Dinners at Fleet Reserve:
Fleet Reserve Association
t: Branch 290, 390 Mayport
al Road, Atlantic Beach, .hosts
fit dinners from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
o-, each Friday in January. The
Jan. 5 offering is Steak Night
for a $10 donation, followed
by Fish Fry for $8 Jan. 12,
Ladies Auxiliary Fleet Reserve
Association Steak [$10] or Fish
Fry [$8] Jan. 19 and Fish Fry for
$8 Jan. 26. The public is invit-
Late Night Bowl Rides:
Atlantic Beach offers late-night
skateboarding at Oceanside.
Rotary Skate Park, 800
Seminole Road, from 6:30 p.m.
to 11 p.m. Jan. 5, Feb. 2 and
March 2. The entrance fee is
$10 per person. For informa-
tion, call 247-5828 or email
FOP course: A "Certified
Basic Pistol & Advanced
Defensive Tactics and How Not
to Go To Jail" course is offered
from 7:45 a.'m. to 5 p.m. at the
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge.
65 in Nassau County. A CWP-
Training Certificate is includ-
ed, and range use is available.
Call Gary Belson at 904.491-.
8358 for Information.
Healthy 'Back Yoga: Healthy
Back Yoga is offered four of the
next five Saturdays, Jan. 6, 13,
27 and Feb. 3' from 9:30 a..m.
to 11:30 a.m. at Let's Dance
Studio, 246 Solana Road, Ponte
Vedra Beach. Pre-registration is
required. Classes are designed
to teach participants how to
keep their back healthy or
return their back to health. No
plior experience required. For
information, call loan Ryan
280-4628 or email
Sunday, Jan. 7
Atlantic Beach yoga: Atlantic
Beach Parks and Recreation
offers a yoga class from 4 p.m.
to 5, p.m. each Sunday in
January at the Adele Grage
Cultural Center. Call 247-5828
for information. ,
LAX signup: The Ponte
Vedra Lacrosse Club's girls pro-
gram holds its final of two
signups from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
i r. athkte Landrumn-Field&.- .A, free'
clinic will be held that day
from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The girls'
season, the cost of which is
$100, will run from Feb. 25 to
May 6. Signup forms are avail-
able at email@example.com.
Monday, Jan. 8
The ."Leave 'em Laughing'
Tent," local chapter of The
International Laurel & Hardy
Appreciation Society (a/k/a
Sons of the Desert), meets from
6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at the
Pablo Creek Branch Library,
13295 Beach Blvd. The theme
is "Happy Birthday, Oliver
Hardy," which: celebrates
Hardy's 115th birthday on Jan.
18. The Laurel & Hardy movies
to be screened are the silent
short "Should Married Men Go
Home?" (1928), and the sound
shorts "Be Big," "Chickens
Come Home" (both 1930), and
"Their First Mistake" (1932).
Admission is free to all ages;
free light snacks and soda will
*be served. For information,
visit the Tent's website at
call Steve Bailey at 246-0312.
Computers for Seniors: The
Neptune Beach Senior Activity
Center offers three weeks of
computer classes for seniors,
ending Jan. 25. The classes,
scheduled .on Tuesdays and
Thursday, are Beginning
Computers (9:30 a.m. to 11:30
a.m.), Intermediate Computer
Class, including the Internet
(12 p.m. to 2. p.m.); and
Advanced Computing (2:30
p.m. to 4:30 p.m. i. The classes
cost $40 for six two-hour ses-
sions. Call the Center at 270-
1688 to reserve a seat.
Beaches Watch: Beaches
Watch will meet at 7 p.m. in
Conference Room, Fletcher
High School, 700 Seagate Ave.,
Neptune Beach. The meeting is
open to the public. For infor-
mation, call 513-9242 or visit
Brace)y at Fleet Reserve: Doug
Bracey provides the music for
-four consecutive Wednesdays
at Fleet Reserve Association
Branch 290, 390 Mayport
Road, Atlantic Beach. Also
offered, between 5 p.m. and 8
p.m. Jan. 10, 17, 24 and 31, are
darts and fleet munchies.
Newcomers at. Casa Marina:
Newcomers of the Beaches, an
organization for women who
are new to the area, holds its
first monthly luncheon ofthe
New Year at 11 a.m. at the Casa
Marina Hotel, 691 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach. Registered
yoga teacher Kate Cordell pres-
'ents .':Gentle., Yoga'.Soothin~g
the Body and Soul." The price
for the luncheon is $20,
payable by Jan. 3 to
Newcomers of the Beaches,
P.O. Box 2421, Ponte Vedra
Beach, FL 32004. Call Bonnie
Lynch at 904-821-9002 for-
information or to join the
Career Transition: Christ
Episcopal Church offers a full-
day Career Transition
Workshop, scheduled from 8
a.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 208 of
the Christian Edu'cation
Building, 400 San Juan Dr.,
iPonte Vedia Beach. The work-
Art association: The Pablo
Towers Art Association meets
from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Call
246-4158 for information.,
Ballroom dancing is offered at
7:30 p.m. at the Beaches
Senior Center, 281 19th
Avenue S., Jacksonville Beach.
The cost is $4. For informa-
tion, call 241-3796.'
Beaches Watch: Beaches
Watch will meet at 7 p.m,. Jan.-
10 in the Administration
Conference Room, Fletcher
High School, 700 Seagate Ave.,,
Neptune Beach. The meeting'
is open to the public. For
information, call 513-9242 or
Cancer support group: The
Cancer Support Group at
Baptist Medical Center
Beaches meets at 6 p;m. at the
Florida. Cancer Center in
Medical Office Building B on
the hospital campus. Call 247-
2910 for information.
Poker tournament: A poker
tournament is scheduled from
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the
Neptune Beach Senior Activity
Center. Tables, cards, chips,
refreshments and snacks are
provided. The Senior Activity
Center is located at 2004
Forest Avenue and can be
reached by calling 270-1688.
of Ponte Vedra meets from
7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. in the
administration building of the
Ponte Vedra Inn .and Club.
Coffee is' served. For more
information, call Michael
Steele at 904-910-1982 or visit
Yoga at Guana: Yoga classes
are offered at 5:30 p.m. at the
Guana Tolomato Matanzas
Education Center. Sally and
Spring .Saldana, a mother-
daughter team, are the instruc-
tors. The cost is $10 per class.
For information, call 904-823-
Yoga for health: Yoga for
Health & Healing is offered
from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
at. the Neptune Beach Senior
.Activity Center. The class' is
designed for those reluctant to
attend a regular class but want
to learn the fundamentals of
yoga. For. more information,
contact Leslie Lyne at the
Senior Activity Center, 270-
1688, or call the teacher,
Nancy Rathburn, at 386-6453.
Kiwanis Beaches: The
Kiwanis Club of Jacksonville
Beaches meets at noon at Selva
Country Club, 1600 Selva
Marina, Atlantic Beach. Visit
FRA Branch 290: Fleet
Reserve Association Branch
290 holds its General
Assembly meeting at 8 p.m.
Jan. 4 at the Branch Home,
390 Mayport Road, Atlantic
River City Singles" Club:
The River City Singles Club,
Inc., a chapter of the Singles
Association of Florida (SAF),.
holds a dance from 8 p.m. to
11 p.m. at the Knights of
Columbus Hall, 1501
Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville.
Admission is $8, $7 for mem-
bers. Live music, snacks and
refreshments are provided. For
information, call 779-1234.
Recovery, Inc.: Recovery,
Inc., a mental health support
group, meets at 6:30 p.m. at
St. Paul's Catholic Church's
Family Life Center, 578 1st
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach.
Call 247-3299 for information.
Senior tennis: Tennis for
seniors is being offered from 9
a.m. to 11 a.m. at Huguenot
Tennis Center in- Jacksonville
Beach. For information, call
Moe at 247-6221.
A senior men's doubles ten-
nis "C" level league plays
through April at Huguenot
Tennis Center on Friday morn-
ings, The league has home
and away matches. Call Bob
Tqtter at 247-1865 for infor-
Kittens and cats that have
been veterinarian-checked and
tested, and that have shots
and been neutered, are avail-
able for adoption from 10 a.m.
to 6 p.m. at PetCo at Atlantic
and Kernan boulevards.
Depression Bipolar -Support
meets at 5:30 p.m. at Beaches
Medical Center, 1350 13th
Ave. S..Visit www.dbsajax.org
Twin Heart Meditation
Group: This group meets from
4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Ocean Yoga
Studio, .60 Ocean .Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach. Global medi-
tation from Pranic 'Healing
focuses on creating planetary
healing and world peace,
which begins within. Love
offerings are accepted. Call
Diane at 382-5823 for infor-
Toastmasters: Beaches Area
Toastmasters Club 2862 meets
from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the
Atlantic Theater on Atlantic
Boulevard. For information,
call Cyndi Rice at 273-2759.
Railroad Club: The Beaches
Area Model Railroad Club
meets at 7 p.m. and also Friday
at 941 4th St. N., Jacksonville
Beach, behind Sportsmania.
The club is open to anyone
interested in scale model rail-
roading. For information, call
Dave Henk at 641-8800 or
Richard Paul at 223-5133.
shop's goal is to prepare those
in the Beaches community
who are unemployed, under-
employed or unhappily
employed for a successful job-
search process. The public is
invited free of charge. Those
planning to attend should reg-
ister by e-mailing Charlie
Hoskins at crhbeach@com-
cast.net or calling 285-0525.
Beaches Democratic Club:
The Beaches Democratic Club
holds a general meeting at 7
p.m. at the Adele Grage
Cultural Center, Atlantic
Beach. Sign-in starts at 6:45
p.m. Travis Bridges will discuss
plans for the Duval -County
Democratic Party in the year
Einstein Alive: "Einstein
Alive," sponsored by the Pointe
Vedra Public Education
Foundation,. begins a two-day
run. in Ponte Vedra' Beach.
"Professor Einstein" speaks of
his life and guides audiences
through the adventures of his
mind at 9 a.m. for Rawlings
fifth .graders and again for fifth
graders at 1 p.m. at Ocean
Palms Elementary. He moves
on to, seventh graders at
Landrum Middle School at
1:30 p.m. Jan. 17.
Healing Arts open house: Dr.
Andrea Schaeffer-Pautz, of the
Persephone Healing Arts
Center, plays host to an open
house from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Pautz is board certified in
internal and holistic medicine.
The center is at.485 6th Ave.
N., Jacksonville Beach. For
information, call 246-3583.
Financial Aid Night: Seniors
and their parents are invited to
attend the annual Financial
Aid Night hosted by Fletcher
High School's guidance depart-
ment at 6 p.m. in the school's
auditorium. An expert on the
"Free Application for Federal
Student Aid" (FAFSA) and post-
secondary financial aid will
On Jan. 29 and Jan. 30, sen-
iors meet in small groups with
trained volunteers from Duval
County's "Beacon" program.
The meetings will offer stu-
dents an opportunity to
receive additional financial aid
information, ask questions and
receive more post-secondary
Friday, Jan. 26
All-organic at Persephone:
An all-organic cooking class
will be held from 5:30 p.m. to
6:30 p.m., at the Persephone
Healing Arts Center, 485 6th
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach.
The topic, of the class will be
grain and vegetable casseroles.
For information, call 246-
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the enlisted men die in the
trenches." William Jennings
by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE '
T three times the presi-
dlential nominee of
Shis party, William
SJennings Bryan never
S.. succeeded in becom-
ing president of the United
Had he been allowed to lead
men in combat during the
War, Bryan may have held a
higher federal office than sec-
retary of state under Woodrow
A colonel in the 3rd
Nebraska Volunteer Regiment
in 1898 during the conflict
between Spain and the U.S.,
Bryan, 38, was confined to a
squalid staging area in
Jacksonville and later to a sea-
side tent encampment at
Pablo Beach, now known as
Historians believe that.
Bryan, a popular Democrat
who had received more than 6
million votes for the presiden-
cy in 1896, was intentionally
kept out of the fighting in
Cuba by his Republican neme-
sis, President William
"Some Bryan supporters
thought the president was
deliberately keeping his rival
away from combat, with all its
potential glory," Michael
Kazin, a professor of history at
Georgetown University, writes
in "A Godly Hero," a recently
published biography of Bryan.'
"The charge has often been,,
made that McKinley deliber-
ately barred Bryan from
engaging the Spaniards so that
he could gain no glory that
would help him politically,"
noted Bryan biographer Paolo
Coletta wrote in 1964.
"The American people were
never hostile to military
heroes as presidents."
Case in point: Theodore
Roosevelt, McKinley's running
mate in 1900 and his succes-
sor after McKinley was assassi-
nated in 1901, commanded
the only U.S. Cavalry
Regiment to see action in
Cuba: the Rough Riders of Sanm
Juan. Hill fame.
Roosevelt had prior but lim-
ited military experience in the
New York National Guard
when he was offered com-
mand of the all-volunteer cav-
Bryan had no military back-,
ground whatsoever when he
enlisted as a private for $8.16
a month in the Nebraska
National Guard in May 1898.
The political lots of both
men were drawn the day each
was ordered to his respective
port of call.
Camp Cuba Libre ,
When the war in Cuba
began on April 11, 1898,
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Available.fromiCommercial News P.roviders"
Col. William Jennings Bryan at his Pablo Beach encampment in September 1898. Bryan, then 38, commanded the 3rd Nebraska Volunteer Regiment, one of 26
Army'units stationed inrthe Jacksonville area during the short-lived SpanishFAmerican War. Bryan's coal,-blacioKentucky horse was named "Governor." .-. .o
B ry a n .. .* 1 .. ** : .. *
Tampa and Jacksonville
became de facto military
Tampa was the major
embarkation port for troops
heading to Cuba..
Jacksonville was an assem-
bly point for'troopswho
would serve as the main occu-
pational force in Cuba when
the Spaniards were defeated.
"When the U.S. .entered the
war, Jacksonville citizens suc-
cessfully petitioned the Army
to designate their city as a
staging area for troops,"
according to the Jacksonville
"On May 22, 1898, the first
trainload of soldiers arrived in
Jacksonville, which became
the headquarters for the
Seventh Army Corps."
West Point graduate
Fitzhugh Lee, the nephew of
Robert E. Lee, commanded the
7th,. He had been appointed
consul-general to Cuba in
'1896 by Democratic President.
Fitzhugh, formerly the gov-
ernor of Virgina, was a failed
Democratic U.S. Senate candi-
Bryan, a former Democratic
congressman, was assigned to
,Fitzhtigh's unit in Jacksonville
as a colonel in the 3rd
Available from Commercial News Providers",
The 3rd Nebraska Volunteer Regiment camped at Pablo Beach between Sept. 8 and Oct. 2.
1898. Members of the 1,300-man unit can be seen on the far left in front of tents. The unit
camped at what is how Latham Plaza in Jacksonville Beach.
A photo of the men. relaxing
outside Fitzhugh's tent at
Camp Cuba Libre highlights
their plight in party politics.
Sitting on wooden benches,
their hands folded on their
laps as if. they had just con-
sumed a satisfying meal, the
robtist Bryan and the aging,
former confederate general
Fitzhugh, are Unarmed with
their uniform shirt tails
Fitzhugh's black boots are.
shined to a bright luster, While
Bryan is donned in a pair of
worn, knee-high riding boots.
In another archival photo,'
Bryan is riding a horse on
Pablo Beach as members of
the 3rd Nebraska march in
cadence, carrying rifles with
"The boys are busy prepar-
ing for inspection and anxious
to make as good a showing as
possible," Bryan said in a let-
ter to his wife in early
September 1898, according to
"The Memoirs of William
Jennings Bryan," published in
"1 have been drilling the
regiment more of late, and am
doing it quite well, I thank
you. Won't you be proud of
your husband when he gains a
reputation as a drill master!"
When the letter was written,
"Bryan had iust moved his unit
from typhoid fever-ridden
Camp Cuba Ubre to a tent
encampment at the beach at
what is now Latham Plaza.
Bryan's regiment camped
for less than a month at Pablo
Beach (from Sept. 8, 1898, to
Oct. 2, 1898) until it was
ordered to break camp and
move north to Savannah, Ga.
By then, the fighting in
Cuba had been over for
almost two months, but Bryan
was still being kept .in uniform
for purely political reasons.
"McKinley made sure the
3rd Nebraska and Col. Bryan
never participated in the Cuba.
campaign," according to
"Nebraska's Militia" by
Douglas R. Hartman.*
See BRYAN, A-8
1.2th Day party features cookies
by KATHY NICOLETTI
T en years ago, Carol'
Appleby of Jacksonville
discovered a less stress-.
ful way, to entertain for the
She and her husband,
Ronald, host a party for
friends on one of the 12 days
Having the party after
Christmas, they and their
guests have a chance to relax
and enjoy themselves more
than they might have in the
last days before Christmas,
People are busy right
before Christmas and often
have family visiting. Having
a party a little later seems to
come at a good time and
everyone comes, she added.
This year, the couple, who
live in Jacksonville Golf and
'Country Club, are planning a
party for the 12th day of
Christmas which falls on the
Friday after New Year's Day.
Appleby serves an informal
buffet with a ham, glazed
with brown sugar, as the cen-
terpiece. Fresh shrimp and
several hot hors d,oeuvres
always accompany the ham.
One of Appleby's recent
projects has been .organizing
her collection of recipes. She
has been filling notebooks
with typed copies of her
favorites and categorizing
the recipes by event and by
type of dish. ./
This has proved to be very
helpful during the
Thanksgiving and Christmas
seasons. Appleby has note-
books filled with her holiday
recipes as well as those she
serves for the 12th Day of
Some of her favorite choic-
es from her party recipes are
Artichoke Squares, Greek
Spinach Squares, or Zucchini
These vegetable dishes are
substantial enough to serve
as side dishes but are excel-
lent heavy hors d'oeuvres for
Fresh fruit is always
refreshing and Appleby likes
to serve fresh melon with a
Ginger Dip. To go with raw
veggies, Red Pepper Dip is
delicious and made with
only non-fat ingredients.
After Christmas, everyone
appreciates being offered
something that can be
enjoyed without extra calo-
ries, she said.
Appleby also plans to serve
fresh asparagus spears
wrapped with slices of
Prosciutto. Baked in a hot
oven, the asparagus roasts in
a little olive oil until tender
while the Prosciutto crisps
around the spears.
Christmas sweets from
Germany will also be served
at the party. The Applebys
lived in Germany during
Ronald's Army career.
There they enjoyed going
to the Christmas markets
held every December.
In addition to gifts, cookies
and holiday sweets were
always available at the mar-
Appleby said she enjoys
sending her guests home
every year with party favors
that give them a taste of a
German Christmas. Each
-couple at the party will take
.home a package of German
See RECIPES, A-10
Photo by KATHY NICOLETTI
Guests at Carol Appleby's Twelve Days of Christmas party
take home Christmas cookies from Nuremberg, Germany.
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The Reache Peader/Ponte Vedra Leader
December 27 2006
Bryan: Peace advocate buried at Arlington in 1925
Lauren Hanchey of Lilburn,
Ga., and Scott Gormly, former-
ly of Atlantic Beach, were mar-
ried Nov. '1, 2006, at Johnson
Ferry Baptist Church in
Marietta, Ga. .
Bryant Wright and Bobby
Gatlin performed the ceremo-
The bride is the daughter of
Susan and Bill Hanchey of:
The groom .is the son of
Stephanie DiDonato of
Jacksonville Beach and Daniel
Williams Jr. of Jacksonville
have announced their engage-
ment to be married.
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of Michael and Donna
Vona of Jacksonville Beach.,
She is a 2001 graduate of
Fletcher High School and is
employed by ES Products as
Jeff and Lila Armock of
Jacksonville celebrated the
birth of a daughter, Ansley
Ryan Armock, on Nov. 15,
2006, at Baptist Medical Center
She was 7 pounds, 4 ounces
and was 20 inches long.
Margaret and Dick Gormly, of.
Cumming, Ga. He is a graduate
of Fletcher High School,
Furman University and the
New Orleans Baptist
Theological Seminary. He is
the student minister at
Cedarcrest Church in Dallas,
The couple spent their hon-
evTnoon in Kona, Hawaii, and
reside in Dallas.
part of the sales team
The groom-elect is t
Daniel and Loii Wi
Jacksonville and is' :20
ate of Sandalwoo
School. He. is. employ
A spring 2008 we
Paul and Cynthia D
Cissel of Atlantic Beac
Don and Nancy Ar
Grand Rapids, Mich.
he son of
Ted as an
Cont. from A-7,
But McKinley, who would
die in office by an assassin's
bullet, was merely watching
his political back.
Bryan was no hayseed
Nebraska lawyer. He -was, at
the time, arguably the most
popular speaker in American
politics, a dominant
Democratic figure and a mas-
ter campaigner who gave 500
speeches in 27 states during
the 1896 presidential cam-
As the youngest presidential
nominee in history, Bryan
then 36, toured the country.
by rail, giving fiery, populist
speeches from the back of a
As a train carrying Bryan
and the 1,300-member 3rd
Nebraska Regiment pulled
into Jacksonville on July 22, .
1898, it was met by a welcom-
ing committee bearing "1,800
box lunches," according to
"The Commoner," a 1970
Bryan biography by Charles
"No other regiment is led
by a man who has received six
and a half million votes for
the presidency," a newspaper
Br'an, a 6-footer with jet
black hair and a deep com-
manding voice, may not have,
acted the part of a veteran
military officer, but he looked,
A longtime horseman,
Bryan rode high in the saddle.
"Governor," his coal-black,
Kentucky saddle mount, was a .
gift from Missouri Gov. Lon
Stephens, who had offered
Bryan a commission in the
Missouri National Guard after
McKinley's first call for volun-
But Bryan's five-month stint
in.the military was less than
glamorous. While Roosevelt
was charging up San Juan Hill
en route to national celebrity
status, Bryan was left toiling
in rancid Camp Cuba Libre,
where "typhoid had spread to
epidemic proportions," the
Jacksonville Historical Society
notes on its website.
"At the peak of the epidem-
ic in September , more
soldiers were hospitalized.in
Jacksonville on a single: day
than the 1,662 Americans
wounded in overseas combat
during the entire Spanish-
Typhoid claimed, the ,:es o
365 soldiers in Jacksonville.
Bryan's unit suffered 32
In Jacksonville alone,
almost as many soldiers died
of typhoid as troops killed in
combat (385) during the war.
The city didn't get the out-
break under wraps until 1910, .
according to the Jacksonville
In "The Memoirs of William
lennings Bryan," Mary Baird
Bryan wrote: "We could not
know when we sewed the .
insignia of rank on Colonel
Bryan's uniform overcoat that
the regiment which he raised
would be stationed for
months in Florida, and that
the grim enemy he would face
was fever in a southern
Available from Commercial News Providers"
The 3rd Nebraska Volunteer Regiment drills on Pablo Beach in September 1898. It's command-
ng officer, Col. William Jennings Bryan, garnered more than 6 million votes in the 1896 presiden-
Respite at Pablo Beach
Bryan Was not a trained mil-
itary leader. He deferred all
military matters to Lt. Col.
Victor Vifquain, a Civil War.
Known for his love of the
common man. Bryan broke
traditional officer protocol by
commiserating with the
enlisted troops. He made it a
point to visit his sick soldiers
every day in a Pablo Beach
convalescent hospital once
located at what is now 2nd
Street and 6th Avenue South.
"That he is loved and
respected by his soldiers goes
without saving," a review of
* Bryan's service in the regi-
ment said in 1898.
"There are those who look
upon his intimacy with the
boys of the rank and while as
demoralizing and injurious to
proper Aimy discipline. There
are others, however, who take
another \iew for the personal
efforts he is constantly mak-
ing for their health under the
ever occurring perils and
uncertainties of camp life."
Bryan used funds from his
own bank account to help
feed his troops and camped in
a regular Army tent tucked
amid thick palmetto brush
near the beach.
According to Coletta's biog-
raphy of Bryan, when Mary
Bryan visited her husband in
Florida, "she grieved with him
as he packed the belongings
of the dead and shipped them
home with a personaJ note of
sympathy to,their famis.,
-'On Sept. 5, when Bryan
had 60 men in the hospital
and 97 sick in quarters,
[Nebraska]: Gov. Holcomb
asked the War Department to
muster out the Third
The fighting in Cuba had
ended nearly a month earlier
and Democrats believed
Mckinley, who had already.
released up to 100.000 volunh-,
teers from service, wanted to
retain Bryan in the South for
Sthe sole "purpose of keeping
him from participating" in the
fall midterm elections, accord-
ing to Bryan biographies by
Coletta and Kazin.
On Sept. 22, 1898, 14 days
after moving his ailing unit to
Pablo Beach, Bryan traveled to
Washington, D.C., 't6 request
a discharge. Bryan had enlist-
ed for three years, but was
torn between his duty as a sol-
dier and his duty as a states-
"The one question which I
am considering now is
whether I can be more useful
in the Army or out if it,"
Bryan said in an Oct. 26 letter
to his wife.: .
The 3rd Nebraska
Volunteers camped at Pablo
Beach until Oct. 2. On Oct.
24, the unit moved by rail to.
Camp Onward near Savannah.
Bryan stayed with the unit
until Dec. 10, when he
resigned his commission, fol-
lowing the signing of a peace
treaty between the U.S. and
Weeks later, On New Year's
Day, 1899, his former unit was
sent to Cuba to serve as an,
Peace treat' maker
With less than a year before
the 1900 election, Bryan
returned to politics but was
soundly defeated by McKinley
a second time.
"The Republicans again
played heavily on the soldier
vote," according to Coletta's
three-volume biography of
"When search of Bryan's
%war rec'rdc a~d' ni' idflf-,
Sing, they attempted to vilify
that record with a Whispering
McKinley was Bryan's politi-.
cal foil, yet Bryan never held a
grudge against him: The out-
spoken Bryan even gave "a
tender memorial address" at
the slain president's funeral
service in 1901, according to
Bryan ran for the presidency
once more in 1908, but was
defeated by William Howard
.The lifelong peace advocate
would go on to serve more
than two years (1913-15) as
President Woodrow Wilson's
secretary of state, crafting 30
When the U.S. declared war.
against Germany in 1917,
Bryan, then 57, sent a
telegram to Wilson, offering
his services as a lowly private,
something he had. done years
earlier during McKinley's first
Wilson encouraged Bryan' to
do what he did best: give
speeches, preferably at war
bond rallies and Army posts,
'according to "The
Bryan permanently relocat-
ed to Coral Cables, Fla., in
1921, and continued to give
speeches, principally against
Four years later, he assisted
in the prosecution of the
famous Scopes evolution' trial.
Bryan died in his sleep five
days after the trial ended, and
was buried in Arlington
Two Spanish-American War
veterans guarded his body as
it lay in state.
At Arlington, "the long file
of khaki-clad soldiers met us
at the gate and formed a mili-
tary guard to his last resting
place," Bryan's wife recounts(
Author Michael Kazin
believes Bryan chose ,
Ailington over graveyards in
Nebraska or Miami because
"as he aged, [he] thought bet-
ter of his part in the popular,
if squalid, conflict of 1898/".
lKazin said in "A Godly Hero'"
"At least the bones.of this,
battler for many causes,
including an end to war, now
lay near those of other nation-
Kazin said Bryan's children,
namely daughter Ruth,
"stayed faithful"' to their ;
father's Democratic principles.
Ruth Bryan was a U.S. repre-
sentative from Florida from.
1928 to 1932. She was
appointed ambassador to
Denmark in 1933. Her former
congressional district included
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Two winter day camps will
be offered at Little Talbot
Island State Park. -Dec. 27, 28
Call 904-251-2320 to reserve
-Jan. 2 and 3: "Winter
Escapes." This free, two-day
series introduces children to
the adventures of hiking. The
first day, they learn the basics
of outdoor trekking. The sec-
ond day, Park staff and the kids
conquer the 3.8-mile Little
Talbot Hiking Trail.
This camp will run from 1
p.m. to 3 p.m. both days and is
intended for children ages 8
Parents are required to
remain with the group and are
asked join in the fun.
This'day-camp is limited to
15 youngsters, so call 904-251-
2320 to reserve a spot.
Participants will meet at
Pavilion No. 1 at Little Talbot
Island State Park.
*Kids Camps at MOSH fea-
tures two winter camps, one
from Dec. 27 to Dec. 29 and
the other from Jan. 3 to Jan. 5.
Camp topics, for kindergart-
ners through sixth graders, will
include "Sleigh Bell Science"
and "Polar Explorers."
The camps will run from 9
a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with before-
and after-care available. The
number, to call is 396-
MOSH(6674), ext. 230.
*Creation Stations at MOCA
JMOMA) invites children ages
5-12 to participate in a back-to-
school, one-day art camp from
12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
As the winter break wraps
up, children will have the
opportunity to visit stations
featuring multimedia art-mak-
ing activities. The cost is $20
for members and $25 for non-
For information, call MOCA
Department at 366-6911, ext.
Recipes: Guests at Appleby's 12th Day party receive tin of German cookies
Cont. from .4-7
Christmas cookies from the
German town of Nuremberg.
She purchases the cookies,
made by the German compa-
ny Lebkuchen Schmidt,
every year from the commis-
The cookies are uniquely
packed in small tin contain-
ers, boxes that tell the story
of Hansel and Gretel, or
other wrappings with
uniquely German designs.
These are all packaged in a
large decorative tin box that
is decorated to represent
The following are recipes for
mine of the dishes that Carol
Applellv sen es at her 12 Da '
of Christmias Parte'.
Ginger Fruit Dip
3 oz..fat free cream cheese,
1 cup marshmallow creme
one-half cup low fat may-
1 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. grated orange rind
fresh mint sprig
Beat cream cheese at medi-
um speed with electric mixer
until smooth. Add marsh-
mallow creme, mayonnaise,
ginger, and orange rind, stir-
ring until smooth.
Garnish with mint sprig.
Serve with bite size pieces of,
Roasted Red Pepper Dip
8 oz. fat free sour cream
4 oz fat free cream cheese
one-half tsp. dried oregano
oz. roasted red peppers,
I' clove of garlic, peeled
1 T fresh basil leaves
Place all ingredients in
food processor or blender
container. Cover and blend
until red peppers are finely
chopped and mixture is well
blended. Pour into serving
bowl. Cover and refrigerate
for at least one hour.
Serve with fresh raw veg-
gies or crackers.
Asparagus Wrapped in
A large decorative tin is filled with
16 asparagus spears
1 T olive oil
1 lb. prosciutto, sliced
Heat oven to 450 degrees.
Cut off bottom one-half to
one inch of asparagus spears.
Wrap a slice of prosciutto
around each spear, spiraling
upward, with the fatty stripe
of the ham at the bottom to
create a barber pole effect up
Line a ielly roll pan with
foil and smear it lightly with
olive oil. Arrange the
wrapped spears in the pan
and place in the oven.
Five minutes later, shake
the pan vigorously to turn
the spears. Roast another
five minutes and shake
Roast until the asparagus is
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i packages of German
very tender and the prosciut-
to is somewhat crisp, about
15 minutes total.
10 oz. artichoke hearts,
drained and chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 clove of garlic, minced
4 eggs, beaten well
one-quarter cup fine dry
one-eighth tsp. each pep-
per, oregano, Tabasco
one-quarter tsp. salt
2 cups shredded cheddar
2 T minced parsley
Saute onion and garlic in a
little oil until limp. Mix
eggs. Add crumbs, season-
ings, and all other ingredi-
PuLartichoke hearts into
greased 8 by 8 inch pan.
Pour other ingredients over
top. Bake at 325 degrees for
30 minutes or until set.
Serve hot or cold. Can
refrigerate and heat before
Greek Spinach Squares
1 large onion, chopped
1 bunch of scallions,
olive oil for sauteing
10 oz. frozen spinach,
thawed and drained
4 large eggs
12 oz. small curd cottage
one-half cup crumbled feta
one-third cup cornmeal
one-third cup self rising
2 tsp.sugar, .orspjletna
I tsp. baking powder
Topping: one-half cup but-
2 large eggs
Saute onions in oil until
wilted and tender. Add the
spinach and cover and cook
until any liquids are
absorbed. Remove from heat.
Mix eggs and cheeses in a
large bowl and combine with
spinach mixture. In another
bowl, combine flour, corn-
meal, baking powder, and
sugar. Blend into spinach
Pour into a grease 9 x 13
Whisk the topping ingredi-
ents and pour evenly over
mixture in pan. Bake at 350
degrees for about 40 to 45
minutes or until golden and
Cool slightly before cut-
ting into pieces. Serve as a
side dish or appetizer.
1 Hamilton E-Z Carve ham
2 tsp. dry mustard
1 cup brown sugar
1 tsp. ground cloves
1 bpnch of parsley
Heat oven to 300 degrees.
Wash ham and pat dry with
paper towels. Place on a rack
in a roasting pan with skin
and fat side up.
Roast uncovered and with-
out basting. Allow about 20'
minutes per pound cooking
time; large hams over 15 lbs.
need only about 16 to 17
minutes per pound.
When finished, remove
from oven and cut off the
rind and score the fat in a
Mix .the sugar, mustard,
and cloves with a little of
the ham fat from the pan.
Spread this mixture over top
of the ham and return it to
the oven. Increase the heat
to 400 degrees and cook
until the sugar has glazed
and the fat has turned crisp.
Remove from oven and let
the juices continue to drip
into the pan.
After 20 to 30 minutes,
place ham on wooden carv-
ing board with a well.
Surround with crabapples
and parsley garnish. Set a
large caring knife and fork
on a plate alongside the
Mustard, horseradish, and
mayonnaise along with small
dinner rolls should accompa-
ny the ham.
3 cups thinly sliced
1 cup original Bisquick
one-half cup finely
one-half cup grated
2 T chopped fresh parsley
one-half tsp. salt
one-half tsp. seasoned salt
one-half tsp. dried marjo-
ram or oregano
one-eighth tsp. pepper
1 garlic clove, finely
one-half cup vegetable oil
4 eggs, slightly beaten
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease bottom and sides of
13 x 9 inch pan.
Stir together all ingredi-
ents. Spread in pan.
Bake about 25 minutes or
until golden brown. Cut into
2-inch squares and cut ,
squares diagonally in half
3 sprigs of fresh parsley
In a kettle put enough
water to cover shrimp. Add
thick slice of lemons, pars-
ley, onion, 3-4 peppercorns,
and 1 tsp. salt. Bring to a
boil and add shrimp.
Simmer until the shrimp
turn pink and are cooked
through. Shrimp cook in 3
to 5 minutes, depending on
size. Do not cook over 6
Peel if needed and thor-
oughly chill. Serve with
cocktail sauce and lemon
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January to May 2006
Text and photos by
f e game and the outcome
Were much better for
T Virginia Tech in its second
trip to Jacksonville last January.
Quarterback Marcus Vick
tossed a pair of touchdown
passes and led a fourth quarter
Hokies comeback in a 35-24
Gator Bowl victory over a game
Louisville squad. Running back
Cedric Humes ran for 113 yards
and a TD as the No. 12 Hokies
topped the 15th-r4nked
Virginia Tech's first trip to
.the River City, for the
December 2005 ACC champi-
onship game, ended with a
stunning loss to Florida State.
But the Hokies managed to
overcome penalties, mistakes
and the ejection of senior cor-
.nerback Jimmy Williams (for
bumping an official) to stage
the come-from-behind victors.
"This is a much better feeling
than when we were here last
time," said Hokies tight end Jeff
King. "We wanted to go out on
a better note than what we
showed when we played
Florida State. We had a lot of
our guys come in and step up.
That's what good teams do to
get back on the winning track,"
In a span of 48 hours, players
on Fletcher's girls soccer
team experienced the elation
of an overtime victory and the
despair of losing the Gateway
Conference title With 30 sec-
onds left to play. '.
Last Jan. 12, Senators. fresh-
man midfielder Carplina
Lencina.boosted her teammates
with a tremendous individual
effort in overtime to score the
game-winning goal in a 2-1
defeat of Paxbn at Patton Park.
The win .put, Fletcher in the
'H ft -
onship game against a gritty
Mandarin squad Jan. 14 in blus-
tery conditions. For 79 minutes
and 30 seconds the teams bat-
tled from one end of the field
to the other, again producing
few solid scoring opportunities.
Defense ruled the afternoon,
with neither team able to
mount a consistent offensive
attack. In fact, Fletcher earned
only one comer kick and the
With 30 ticks left on the
clock and both teams eyeing
OT, Mustangs forwards Kate
Bitetto and Emily Moss charged
on goal after a free kick and
somehow managed to chip the
ball over Senators keeper Anna
Donaldson who was rushing
out of her net to cut down the
angle. Bitetto nudged the ball
past Donaldson and Moss got a
knee on the bouncing sphere to
steer it toward an empty net for
the only tally of the contest.
"I just think that in the last
30 seconds we got caught on
our heels," a dejected
Donaldson said. "[Mandarin]
took advantage of it. The ball
went over the top of our wall
and there were a couple of
unmarked players who finished
it. I got my hand on it, but
D nasty begins with "D."
And though Nease girls
soccer coach Dave
Silverberg was apprehensive
about calling his program a
dynasty following the Panthers
second consecutive state cham-
pionship (and third in the past
five years) Feb. 11, he did praise
the team's defense as key to the
title diive. '*
The Panthers defeated
Merritt Island 1-0 at Fort
Lauderdale's Lockhart Stadium
in a back and forth game that
turned on Stacey Hanburry's
goal nine minutes into the
:*. ,re : -,, ',/.... : .. .... "' ....
Nease High's Stacey Hanburry scores,the state championship-winning goal on a deflection off her shoulder as the Panthers topped
Merritt Island 1,-0 to capture their second straight Class 4A title. The game was played Feb. 11 in Fort Lauderdale.
Senior midfielder Nikki
Lombardo blasted a free kick
flom just left of the penalty box
that curved..toward the net.
Mustangs keeper Natalie Feller
got a fingertip on the ball, but it
found the right shoulder of a
.charging Hanburry for the only
score of the Class 4A champi-
"I usually play forward but I
was play defense this game. I
had'to marK'[Mustangs star for-
ward Cara Bortz] so I knew I
Wouldn't get many chances on
offense," a beaming Hanburry
said. "It was my only opportuni-
ty to score so I just ran straight
to the ball and knocked it in
with my shoulder."
Nease's strategy was to shadow
Bortz wherever she went on the
field. "I had to make sure I knew
where she was at all times,"
Hanburry said, "and not lose
track of her. I did O.K. I really
have no idea why I was picked."
"Each of our title seasons has
been so different," Silverberg
said. " was kind of a per-
fect season because we had no
injuries and no major problems.
"This year it was injury after
injury and kids kept stepping up
... but I have to say it was our
defense that carried us through
the playoffs. Time and again
they came through and our
defense is really the reason we
TOP: Nease High girls soccer coach Dave Silverberg celebrates as the clock winds down in the
state championship game.
ABOVE: Stephen Ames pumps his fist as he sinks a final putt on 18 to win the 2006 Players
Championship at TPC Sawgrass in late March.
Golf's big guns mostly fired
blanks in the final round
of The Players
Championship in late March,
but unheralded Stephen Ames
breezed through the Stadium
Course firing a 5'-urider par 67
to secure the crystal trophy.
The 41-year-old Trinidad
native, who now lives in
Canada, turned his one-stroke
Saturday night lead into a six-
shot victory as any and all chal-
lengers melted away. Some of
the sport's biggest names suc-
cumbed to the tricky setup at
Sawgrass on Sunday. Vijay Singh
and Sergio Garcia, both a stroke
behind Ames as the final round
began, combined to shoot 11-
over par and tumbled from con-
Ernie Els mounted a charge
with four birdies on the front
nine to climb to within two
shots of the lead but bogeys on
14 and 15, plus a double bogey
on 17 left the big South African
frustrated with his finish.
For Ames, however, the pin
placements and slippery greens
that bedeviled marquee players
throughout the tournament pre-
sented few problems.
"Just a typical practice round
right here," Ames joked of
shooting a final round 67. "This
is big. This is characterized as
the fifth major. I beat the top
players in the world."
U rban Meyer quickly tried
to defuse any hint of con-
"Chris Leak is our quarter-
back," Meyer said repeatedly fol-
lowing the April 22 Orange and
Blue game that signalled the end
of spring football practice.
That the Florida head coach
needed to quash any and all
inquiries was made necessary by
the play of freshman Tim Tebow
who guided the Orange side to a
24-6 victory in front of 45,200
Gators fans. Tebow completed
15-of-21 passes for 197 yards and
tossed a 16-yard TD pass to
The former Nease High star
outplayed incumbent starter
Chris Leak, who passed for 145
yards and threw an interception.
Meyer was adamant about
Florida's quarterbacking hierar-
chy,; but the head coach must
already sense the buzz about his
"That's a great water-cooler
story," Meyer said. "That's a
great discussion over coffee in
the morning. [But] Chris Leak is
our quarterback and Tim Tebow
is going to be a guy that's going
to play. We're going to let him
grow as a quarterback."
T~4e baseball season ended
in heartbreaking fashion
for the Fletcher Senators
with a 1-0 loss May 3 to
DeLand in the opening round
Fletcher High's Patrick Braswell follows through as he connects
for a lead-off home run. The Senators made it to the district
championship game before being eliminated by Buchholz.
of the regional playoffs.
With two outs in the bottom
of the seventh of a scoreless
ballgame, Senators second base-
man Patrick Braswell drew a
bead on a pop fly in foul terri-
tory beyond first base.
Unfortunately, Braswell collided
with an umpire and was unable
to make the catch.
The Bulldogs capitalized with
a ground ball base hit up the
middle and a steal of second to
put a runner in scoring posi-
Fletcher head coach Kevin
Brown elected to intentionally
walk the next batter, creating a
force out at every base.
DeLand's next hitter smacked
a ground ball to Fletcher third
baseman Sam Perry, who bob-
bled it, kicked it to his left,
then regained control.
The runner from second
rounded third and Perry fired
home. The throw was in the
dirt, however, and though
catcher Blake Dunbar blocked
it, he left home plate uncov-
ered, and the Bulldogs scored
the winning run.
"First of all, I've never seen
that. I've never seen an umpire
collide with a player," said
Brown. "We should have been
out of the inning and I was
confident we were going to
score in the top of the eighth."
F'niough Nease baseball
coach Boo Mullins and
two players returned from
two-game suspensions in time
for the regional finals May 9,
the Panthers lost 6-5 to Bishop
Nease was clinging to a tenu-
ous 5-4 advantage headed
toward the bottom of the sixth,
but Hornets catcher Max Sapp
drove in two runs when he belt-
ed a two-strike Daniel Jones
offering off the left field fence.
Sapp's hit gave the Orlando
balldub all it would need to
secure the victory and a trip to
the state's Class 4A final four in
Panthers ace Matt Reifsnider
entered the ballgame with a per-
fect 10-0 season mark. The
starter seemed to be in control
until the Hornets erupted in the
home half of the sixth.
After Reifsnider gave up back-
to-back singles to Tom Vitale
and Nick Cox, he was relieved
by Joe Zwick. The reliever got a
strikeout before issuing a walk
to load the bases.
Zwick was replaced by short-
stop Daniel Jones, the winner
over Eustis in the regional
semifinals. After Jones got two
strikes on Sapp, he missed with
the next pitch but Sapp did-
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Offshore action slow, but plenty of seabass
Speckled trout and redbass
continue to provide plen-
ty of action in the river
and up the creeks. Offshore
action has been slowed but
there seems to be plenty of
huge seabass. Whiting are a.
sure bet. in the surf, especially
from Mickler's Pier to St.
Capt. Kirk Waltz on his
"Enterprise" led the" inshore
fishing last week with three
successful trips. Last Monday
Scott, Chris and Jim Cambpell
boarded the "Enterprise" at
the Mike Scanlan City Boat
Ramp at Mayport. At the end
of the day their box included
17 speckled trout, 5 redbass, 6
ringtails and a sheepshead.
On Tuesday Dr. Nick
Chandler and his son used
jigs and live shrimp at the
rocks. They brought in 14
speckled trout,9 redbass, 2
ringtails and a flounder.
On the next trip Wednesday
morning Capt. Kirk met the
Brad Swartz party on the
"Enterprise" and they ca
14 speckled trout, 8 redb
and 2 sheepshead.
Capt. Bob Cosby on a
recent trip with James W
Rocky Cooley and Dan I
in the river picked up 26
bass to twenty-two inches
speckled trout, a flounder
James Gergley fished a
aboard his "Head Hunte
caught 12 redbass to twenty-.
four inches, 2 trout and 2
On Wednesday James and
Mike Tandarich went back to
their favorite feeder creeks
and netted 12 redbass to 24
inches, 2 flounder and 2
Capt. Dave Sipler made a
short checkout run last
Tuesday and returned with 5
trout to 26 inches, a red and a,
R Larry Finch chose to fish
the surf at Flagler Beach again,
last week. On Tuesday, using
iught sandfleas for bait, he drug 11
)ass pompano and 20 whiting out
of a slough and on
Wednesday he fought current
Right, in a much rougher surf for 6
Delli' pompano and 20 large whit-
Sred- ing.. .
es, 14. On the Jacksonville Beach
er anid Pier whiting, blues and an,
occasional sheepshead came
alone over the rail. Walter Harris
r" and came off with 30 whiting last
Wednesday and Steve Gale
Y. AV reports a catch of 25 whiting
George Bull made a Tuesday
trip last week to a few of his
*, favorite creeks north of Sisters
Creek on his "Bionic Bull"
and caught 12 speckled trout,
6 redbass and 2 drum.
Capt.Mike Fogg and his
friend Don Culbreth anchored
along the big jetties last
Saturday and sacked up 12
sheepshead. They released five
and kept seven of the toothy
ones. One of their fish
weighed a whopping nine
Al Wiltshire arid John
Burroughs on the "Sharky's
Den HI" anchored near the 312
Bridge at St. Augustine last
Wednesday and caught 15 big
Veteran jetty guide Fred
Morrow and his friend Dr.
Robert Still fished the canal
last Thursday for 26 trout to
eighteen inches and on Friday
Fred, with Lester Johnson and
his son Mlike, anchored in sev-
eral spots along the rocks and
brought up 3 reds to thirty-
one inches, 2 trout and a
Freddy Bridges and his wife
Judy on their "Little
Bodacious" last Monday
caught 36 fish using artificial
but all were too small to keep.
Their catch included mostly
speckled trout and redbass.
On another recent trip off-
shore Capt. Casey Smith with
friends David Kelly and
Freddy Bridges on the
"Double Standard" caught a
red grouper, gag grouper and
25 big redbass on a 25 mile
Capt. George Strate led
Charles Fleming, 4, caught his first sheepshead recently, fishing
the jetties with veteran guide Fred Morrow.
anglers to good fish last
Monday, Tuesday and
Wednesday. On each trip they
cleaned outstanding catches
of big seabass, beeliners, snap-
per and grouper weighing up
to eight pounds. Happy New
Year and Good Fishin.'
Sfor great year!
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Greg Fields and Al Bourgeois with 15 cobia weighing up to 35.
pounds they caught in the Southeast Hole in April 1984.
Louis Rossi with a redfish he caught it on Dec 19 at MR with
Spanish sardines .
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Jags fans should now look toward 2007
The Jacksonville Jaguars are still
mathematically alive for a wild card
spot in the upcoming playoffs
despite another gut-wrenching loss,
this time 24-21 to the New England
Patriots at home on Sunday. But
wouldn't claiming a postseason spot
just be setting fans up for yet anoth-
Honestly, who out there still
believes Jacksonville has a legitimate
shot at even making it through the
first round of the playoffs, much less
to the elusive Super Bowl, after the
topsy-turvy, roller coaster ride the
Jaguars have taken us on this season?
At this point, I think fans are willing
to cut their 2006 losses in hopes that.
team management can come up with
a better plan, which undoubtedly
will involve a better quarterback, for
JOHN L. CRAWFORD
Gator/Jags fans had to have flash-
backs to Auburn when Jacksonville
QB David Garrard tried to force a
pass while under a heavy rush, only
to have the ball knocked away before
his arm started forward.
While it's hard to criticize a guy for
trying to make something positive-
happen, Garrard has to learn when
to just go down and live to fight
another play. I have a feeling, how-
ever, that he isn't going to get that
chance, at least not in Jacksonville...
We've been hearing for weeks how
dominant the Ohio State basketball
team would be once freshman phe-
nomenon center Greg Oden returned
from an injured hand. You would
have thought that the 7-foot-i, 18-
year-old kid (who by the way looks
35 and weighs dam near 300
pounds) would single-handedly slay
every front court in America en! roule
to an undisputed Buckeyes national
An unimpressed Florida team held
Oden to seven points in an 86-60
drumming of Ohio State at the
O'Connell Center in Gainesville
My point? Oden might be all that
and a side of curly fries, but any
coach worth his weight can game
plan around one player, no matter
how dominant he's proven to be.
Ohio State head coach Thad Matta
received an upclose and personal les-
son from Florida's Billy Donovan last
weekend on the merits of getting
.players to come together as a team....
I've said it before and I'll maintain
that the Florida State basketball team
is this close to achieving upper eche-
lon status under head coach Leonard
Hamilton. The Seminoles proved in a
70-66 win over Florida a few weeks
ago that they have the athletes to .
play with any team in the country.
While a difficult schedule awaits in.
the rough and tumble ACC, the
Seminoles have "Big Dance" written
all over them this season...
I love college football, but 32 bowl
games? Sorry, but I can't help but be
a little less than stoked when I look
at the preview guide and see games
like the Brinks Home Security Stay
Puff Rice Krispies Velcro Tape Double
A Battery Bowl featuring two 6-6
teams scheduled. Then again, I'll
probably be glued to the television in
April watching the reruns...
This just in: The Ohio State foot-
ball team has reportedly agreed to
show up to the Jan. 8 BCS
Championship, despite the fact that
they have already won the game in
the mainstream media.
John L. Crawford's column appears
Wednesday in the Fernandina Beach
Registration for spring base-
ball and T-ball is taking place
now through Jan. 19 online at
pvaabaseball.com or at Play It
Again Sports. There will also be
in-person registration Jan. 13
from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and
Jan. 14 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.
at Cornerstone Park.
Kids ages 5-15. as of April 30,
2007 are eligible. Cost is-,$120
for baseball, $90 for T-ball.
There will also be a holiday .
clinic with Rick Wilkins Dec.
18-20 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
For more information visit
Web site or contact Pat Dowd at
There is a bowling league for
seniors 55 and up at Beach
.Bowl on Beach Boulevard.
CJ 55ItJiti f i nii nth f M- indaL
The Ponte Vedra Lacrosse
girls program is going to haye
signup from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Jan. 7 at the Landrium fields. A
free clinic will be given that
day from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Signups can be accomplished
by e-mailing Leslie Santillo at
firstname.lastname@example.org. The girls
season will run from Feb. 25
through May 6. The cost is
$100 per, player.
River Run Training
Registration is now open for
those of all fitness levels that
want to walk or run the River
Ruin scheduled for for March
:2007. The training camps will
begin Jan. 2:but interested indi-
viduals must register early
because space is limited. Call
Pushpa Duncklee, 403-9568. ,
LUimpeiilUUlI In IE ionaay iiuCU
league begins at 1 p.m., with S
practice starting at 12:45 p.m. Registration for the Ponte
Call Paula at 249-9849 for infor- Vedra Soccer Club's spring sea-
mation. son will end Jan. 10 Electroruc
registration is available -ia the
Flag Football Internet at PonteVedraSoccer-
Flag Football for kids ages 5-` Club.com. Cost is $130 and
17 is about to start. Winter sea- new players must provide copy
son leagues, which will run of birth certificate. Children
trom December through must have been 4-by July 31,
February, have been formed 2006, to play. The season takes
throughout the First Coast area, place from March to May.
including at the University of *" 1 ...
North Florida, Pohte.\edafM '. .-VJ, 'f the B&
Beach, Mandaiin aid Oranige 'Soc' he1ag ud's'ptihgea'son '
Park. For information, visit sponsored by Fletcher High
www.i9sports.com or call (9041 School will take place during
992-4263. January at Soccer Stop, 1518
North i3rd Street, Jacksonville
Beach during regular business
hours. BSL is a recreational
league for players 4 years old
through 6th grade. Roster size
is eight players and games are
five-a-side with no goalkeepers.
Registration fee is $60 for an
eight-game season and includes
shirt and socks. Games begin
the week of March 5 and are
played Tuesday or Thursday
evenings at 5:30 p.m. at the
San Pablo Elementary School
fields. Contact Mike Levine at
. or 635-8969.
Registration is now taking
place for Beach Girls Fitness, an
outdoor fitness program for .
women. Camps involve total
body workouts designed to
help women lose weight, gain
energy and build self-esteem.
Camps take place Mondays,
Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:30
a.m. For more information
contact Pushpa Duncklee at
403-9568 or visit beachgirlsfit-
AJI different levels of Yoga
classes are offered at the Ageless
Yoga & Massage Center, 391
Third Ave. South. All classes are
ragYIn'bf lo"v Savitz, the onlY
certified Anusara teacher in
For more information phone
249-1111 or visit www.jack-
Tommy Hulihan, front right, is assisted at the two-week St Paul's Catholic Church Christmas
Sports Camp, which ends Friday, by, from left, Jone Schrier, Sean Carey-Love, Corey Durden, lan
Schwartz, Kramer Leitman, Mike Huljhan. Brian Gilbert and Daniel Crews.
Hall of Fame Class of
five exhibits recognizing the
'Class of *2006: L'atr- Nelk6Wi'" I
Vijay Ntngh, Nfarhlvnn Smith "'
and the late Mark McCormack
and Henry Picard, are on dis-
play at the World Golf Hall of
Fame. Each exhibit features per-
sonal memorabiha that repre-
selt the'wrrductees' historical
mutluence bn the'sport of golt,
significant moments in their
lives on the course and also
their personal interests. For
more infomrationcall 904-940-
4123 or visit www.wgv.com.
Girls on the Runi
Registration is now open for
Girls on the Run of N.E.
Florida, an after-school pro-
gram for girls that combines
running and training for a 5K
(3.1 miles) run/walk, along
with healthy li-ing education
and life lessons. Spring pro-'
grams take place at various
locations throughout Ponte
Vedra Beach, Atlantic Beach
and Neptune Beach. Volunteer
coaches are also needed to
work with a team of girls.' For
more information phone 321-
4315 or visit
...G&W Marine Services.
Certified Volvo-Penta Service
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Service trailers available
Dry stack pickup
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may vary. Offer expires 1/31/07. HS-5828, HS-6274_
December 27, 2006
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850 Jax Beach
852 Neptune Beach
854 Atlantic Beach
857 Ponte Vedra
858 West Beaches
JUST REDUCED $20.000 for a quick
sale. 2 or 3 BR, 2 full BA, extra large lol,
in ground pool w/jacuzzi. pool nouse, fire-
place, lols ol upgrades, $359,000. Call
NEPTUNE BCH MARSH FRONT HOME
Below appraisal, and. recent price .reduc-
tion. Must sell. Bring all offers. Best buy at
the beach. Gail with Vanguard GMAC.
FSBO TOWNHOUSE approximately 1
mile to beach, .1BR/1.5BA w/loft, new roof,'
wood deck kitchen upgraded Laminate
- wood floors & carpel. Community pool,
move, in reacy $217,000. 242-7529,
3/2 ATTACHED new roof, appliances,,
flooring; paint. Below appraisal @,
$189,000. San Pablo & Beach, Owner/
MARSHVIEW NEPTUNE Beach, 4BR/
2BA, 2300sqft, hardwood floors, mini
conadion, $579.000, Sieve McGuire,
ATLANTIC BCH, Large Duplex. 2BR
1 5BA. lile floors. wood floors in bed-
rooms Nice backyard. $250.000 eacn
side. Owner 241-8508
3BR,'1BA, greal sianer home or invest.
ment, nice lot w/screened porch & fenced
yard, concrete block, 100o financing
available $199,000. Call 247-9244 or
HOME FINDER REALTY
DEERFIELD LAKES- 2/1 5 condo.
HARBOUR SPRINGS 4.2. 2 car gar
Newer area, very open, beaut sione
Irplc., fenced yard corner lot. Close to
schools' oeacnes Reduced to $214,900.
ASHLEY WOODS- Lg 4/2, bener man
newly Many upgrades. $298,000
HARBOR WINDS- Approx 1600sl, 3/2.
like new. $229,900'
HARBOR WINDS- 3'2, 2 car gar. owner
mus sell taste l $204.900.
BONAPARTE CROSSING- New home,
412, near schools & snops. $234.500.
221-1711 OR 241-5501
BEACH BUNGALOW, 2BR 1BA New
rool, windows & plumbing im. to10 beacon.
$259 900.1904)509-9432, (9041509-1167
2821 PvB' NACATEE, aimosI new. 3BR,2BA,
wversatble IronI room, open Iloor plan.
tight & brigrni screened pool w/covered la-
nal, large tile, granite counters with up.
U:= graded cabinels, great schools. approx.
perry isx. 2000st. Asking $357,000 Wiling io co-op.
Hospilaliry. 537-3969 Frank.
MANDARIN. 1 3 acres on San Jose & Bay
Meadows! Residental or Commercial
$485k. Call Ron, Sellstale Broker
1+ ACRE Mountain Lots. Minutes irom
Hayesviile. IC, Hiawassee River and
Lake Cnaiuga. Build your home for a lile-
hime. Lois range in price irom $54,900
to $87,900. Call 828.389-8843 or 904-
PRICED TO Sell Reduced 40 acres @-
$5500'ac Building lot- lall s zesi.io large
acreage Owner financing 18001294-.-2313
Exi.1385 A Bar Sales Inc 7 days. 7am-
OCALA NATIONAL Forest Lols $500
down, $199 monih Owner 352-624-2215
6 LOTS West ol Maypon Rd.. Atlantic
Beach, next To junkyard $35,000 to
$70.000 buy one or all 1904.571 -4211
W'OMiNG RANCH Dispersal 35 acres -
$49900" 70 acres $89900 110 acres -
$132 900 Snow-capped mqurniar. views.
Stirrtu'nded bv qoVt-Ihr.'h Abqn'idanr'Wid'-
1le Rcre,*ar,,ra, para LOW' ia<'e EZ '
Terms. Call Utar. Rancres LLC
PONTE VEDRA! Sawgrassi Oakbridge
Cute, 3 2,2, on lake, park like srrning. cui-
de.sac. newly remodeled $299,000
BEACH COTTAGE priced to10 sell.
3BRiBA, CH&A. WDHU. carport new Tile
throughout. ven, large tot walk lo ihe
beach. $284,500 343.6391
DESIRABLE ATLANTIC BEACH
3BR'2BA large master wbath. hardwood
Iloors, replace, 1400sqh. $249.000. Call
247-9244 or 6516748.
PRICE REDUCED! 4BR/3BA, very pri.
vale. 1/3 acre lot 6 blocks to beach and
golf $239 000 19041463.3738.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/1 5BA, 1450sqh., Iile.
new bath. CH&A. Florida room. lenced
yard. laundry room, carport, sprinkler sys-
lem well. new windows,, blinds. move in
ready, 12 blocks to ocean, $289,000, 710.
3.2, JAX Bch, 1100 181h SI N 1300s1l,ga-
rage. new root, appliances, tile, carpet
4BR,'2BA, OPEN.' spill plan, oversized. ex-
tremly large fenced yard, large shed in
backyard. Alln brick, 2 car garage close to
beach, in quiet neighborhood Lois ol
trees. No homeowners assoc. $380.000.
WEST BEACHES. Pablo Point 3'2 .loft.
huge lot, all cedar, many upgrades,
NEPTUNE BEACH, concrete block. 4
.blocks from ocean. $268,000. 372-4477.
INVESTOR'S DREAM Lot w/ house
60x125. 9th Ave. N Make offer
HIDDEN PARADISE. 2-.sory 32 5 w.ig
bonus room. FP, pool, acuzzi. Motivated
SAWGRASS SINGLE family home.
2BR'2BA. completely remodeled, new 30
year rool 42 hickory cabinets, iraverine
slone Iloor, Berber carpel and crown
molding Seller will pay all closing costs.
Oceanfront Newer custom built 5BR,
4.5BA. with 4725 SF, views of the ocean
from the east and ICW the west. Office,
formal living and dining., ile and
hardwood floors., pool and spa. screened
lanai with hot rub, and pnvate beach
Isle of Palms Former model with 2705
SF and $71,000 in upgrades on
navigable water...just bring your boat!
Fatmly room with tureplace, formal
dining. and deluxe master suite. Two
screened lanais, deck, balcony, dock wl
boat lift. $889,000
South Hampton Water to golf views
compliment this 5BR, 4BA executive
home on the 17th green. Chefs kitchen
with cherry cabinets, island, corian, tile,
3 car garage, screened lanai, two bonus
rooms, comm. pool, priced $25k below
Odoms Mill Lakefront 5BR, 5BA on
culdesac with screened pool/spa, lanai,
bonus room is perfect teenage retreat, in-
law suite, wood and rile floors, corian
counters, formal living and dining, 3 car
garage, comm. pool. $679,000
Ocean Cay Walk to the beach from
this upgraded, light and bright 4BR;
2.5BA with loft, formal livingand dining
room. new carpet and paint, tile floors,
oversized screened lanai, lots of storage,
comm. pool. $499,500 -
Pablo Bay Why waic to build? This
4BR. 2BA all brick horoe is ready nowl
Enjoy relaxing evenings on your covered
lanai overlooking the peaceful lake.
Upgrades include ile,42 inch cabinets,
open kitchen with island, corian.
2BR/1BA CH&A, large yard, Florida
room, new nioonng. owner will pay closing
costs 4155 Eve Dr Easi $116.000 Call
FSBO, PLANTATION Oaks. JB.
4BR/3.5BA, granite counters thru-out.
Large screened porch. A Must Seel
Fiddlers Marsh if you are loolkng for a
true Florida home. loo"k no further!
Adorable 3BR. 2BA patio home on
premium cul-de-sac lakefrront lot in Ponte
Vedra! Fl,:-rida room with private laki
siews no backdoor neighbor r Enjol,
nature at its finest w ith beautiful water
fowl. EretLs, Herons and more' $339,000
Laurel Springs JBR, ?BA pool home
on beautiful lakefroni lot' Upgraded tile.
covered ianat o erlooks screened pool
split bedroom plan, fireplace Enjo\%
entertaining in %.our spacious pool area.
many upgrades! $345,0001
Ibis Point 4BR, 2.5BA w/loft on pris ae
culdesac. lush landscaping. fenced yard.
sprinkler, open kitchen with'breaktast bar.
formal dining, designer molding. master
bedroom 1s dow n iLh garden tilb, comm.
Jax Beach Updated 4BR. 2BA coquiria
home on an oversized lot i 27 acres) just
block' to the beach' Wood floor- fireplace.
open kitchen, formal dining. large great
mornm, inside laundry. screened porch, shed,
hot rub with deck. $335,000)
Florentine This 3BR. ? 5BA riLh loft is
onl) one vear old and read\ nos'I En.jo.
peaceful lake i lews from your open patio.
spacious latchen v, ith breakfast bar, formal
living and dining, oversized laundry, o,.er
540k in upgrades! $299,900
Hunters Haven Honei...cut up the credit
cards! Adorable and affordable 3BR/2BA
is minutes to St. Johns Town Centerl
Spacious floor plan nith wood laminate
and tile floors, open-eat-in kitchen, formal
dining room, and oversized wooden deck
leads to private fenced backyard with
sprinkler and mature trees $229,000
I BUY Houses Best prices paid Call John
PVB- 1BR/iBA, 550sf; tiled, ground floor,
gated, golf course view; $135,900
WATERFRONT ICW condo (townhome)
w/40'.+ dock, large 2BR/2.5BA, all tile
downstairs w/wet bar; clubhouse w/pool;
low, monthly fees. Will sacrifice for
$340,000. Ask about free 26' boat., Call
247-9244 or 651-6748.
PELICAN Point $730k, LandMark $950k,
WaterMark $996k. Call Renee L. Baron,
Inc. for a tour (904) 242-2821.
IN JAX BCH!,
3/2, 1500st cono in like new condition.
Below current market price.
Keller Williams Realty Jacksonville*
FSBO VILLAS at Marsh Landing. charm-
ing BRI1BA condo w/ireplace. new ce-
ramic filed floors, glass enclosed lanal, all
appliances included, beautiful goll course
view, garage $160,000 (904)536-6065.
BEAUTIFUL SAWGRASS beach club villa
totally updaled $258.000. (904)280-5170
BEAUTIFUL 11 conaol Relocating, must
sell $132.000 Vaulied ceilings, bonus
roomrr and much more Wilhin Windsor
Parke golf community Minutes from the
beach. Town Center Mayo Clinic & UNF
Amazing amenities pool, jacuzzi, club-
house, Illness center, sand volley ball,
lenns, basketball, and car wash. No more
time wasted on yard work Walking dis-
Tance to grocery store, dining and coffee
ATLANTIC BEACH OCEANFRONT
Rare lind in this prime locarnon Spacious,
3BRi2BA. Recently remodeled kitchen,
beacnside covered porch, pool and pnvale
pier $725,000 Dunson Real Eslate. Inc.
COZY CONDO in, PVB, FL $249,900.
Vipw Inloiube Ad No. 154740 A MUST
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remodeled w.'lle, new carpet, huge
screened-in palho overlooking lake, new
kilcnen cabinets, appliances, fireplace &
private entry garage w/plenty of storage
space Full access to pool, lennis courts. 3
blocks irc.m Ine ocean. Call 707-7986 or
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41BR/2BA w/pool' 2000+sf new
roof, H'VAC, fence, flooring,
window s, garage door Reduced to
GRAND RESERVE CONDO
2BR/2BA, off Hodges Blvd.- near
JTB- 3rd floor unit $165.900
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Beach Condos, upgrades including
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Key West strlecornage. 2BR/1.5BA.
adorable \,ith huge great room.
private backyard, great for
entertaining. Low maintenance
WINDSOR POINTE CONDO
2BR/2BA, downstairs unit. fireplace,
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2 LOTS EAST OF AtIA-P'VB
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cottage. beer remodeled. Take
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1BR/1BA. $685/mo (904)891-0606
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area, quiel, safe, residential neighbor-
hood. 2BR/1BA lower duplex. New paint,
CH&A. W/D included. No smoking. Small
pet considered. $950/mo, lease deposit.
TREES! TREES! TREES!
Ocean Forest Built '99.
Best of all worlds.
2400 sq. ft.. 4BR/3BA + office & formal DR.
Great room w/fplc. Brkfst rm. Screened porch,
updated baths & kit, tile, stainless appliances. $545K
S ^ 4 BEACH RENTALS N1ALS `1;- iq
S, nfurnished Homes 131 Magnolia NB 2BRIBA, ground fl6or Kensington St Aug 4BR/3BA, new home, all I
Serena Point JB 3BR/3BA, new top floor large duplex, plus den, less than block to bch. tiled and upgraded. 3 car garage, patio, comm. '-
,5 cond6. direct oceanfront views. amenities,. 1000/mo. .. pool. $2200/mo.
a garage. $3000/mo. 3hI Intracoastal West Unfurnished Condos .
."Oceanside 932 JB 3BR/3.5BA. condo has :" -.: s ," H.s al' as-to M a s L a d: i g- J
luxurious features, ocean porch, sunset porch, Bishop's Cort Hodges Pa-ms at Marsh Landing- JB
garage. $2800/mo. End uuts w/views, all appliances. amenities. Screened porch, tile loors, amenities.
436 9 A eu" e N. ....... i....D. B. .. oun loor..$5 1BR/1BA. 3rd floor with garage. $925/mo.
S430 9th Avenue N. JB 3BR/2.5BA, two BR/BA, ground oor. 850/ma. 2BR/2BA, ground floor. $1000/mo..
story 1home %/pool. fenced yard, hardwood BR1BA, ground floor. 865/mo. 2BR/2BA. 2nd floor, top/end uni, vaulted
Floors, 2 car garage. $2295/mo. Overlook -, Southside 2BR/2BA, ground ,ceilings. $1050/mo o. "
North Shore JB 3BR/2BA, brand new floor w/ne.w carpeL & paint, upgrades, Belleza-PV 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor top/end unit,
construction w/incredible ocean views, amenities. $975/mo.. .. fireplace, vaulted ceilings, all upgraded.
upgrades. garage. amenities. $2000/mo. Avanti -. Kernan 2BR/2BA. ground floor $1000/mo. I :
.: Pablo Beach South JB 3BR/3.5BA, three condo, upgraded, screened porch, w/private Ocean Links PV ,
., story townhouse w/ocean views, balconies, water view. $1000/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/fireplace, screened 1
^ attached garage. 1900/mo. ILViagio-Southside 2BR/2.5BA two story porch, amenities $1100/mo .
Okbridge. at Sawgrass PV condo w/upgrades throughout, screened porch, Jardin De Mer JB
S4BR/2BA, hqme has screened lanai, on amenities. $1200/mo. : .3BR/2BA, 2nd floor condo w/all the upgrades,
Lagoon, 2 car garage, comm. pool. $1550/mo
SSolano Cay PV 3BR/2.5BA, two story Brightwater Gate Pkwy 3BR/2.5BA, end garage, fireplace, balcony. $1150/mo.
home, two car garage, comm. pool. unit townhouse, screened porch, attached Villas at Marsh Landing JB
" $1500/mo. garage, club pool. $1250/mo. 3BR/2BA, ground floor end unit, screened porch, ^
The Fountains PV 3BR/2.5BA, townhouse Point Meadows Place Oate Pkwy : amenities. $1200/mo. .
o w/wood floors,new carpet, enclosed tiled 3BR/2BA, newer top floor condo, porch,
porch, lots of upgrades. $1250/mo. elevator, amenities, carport. $1290/mo ,SRE/MAX COASTAL REAL ESTATE
The Courtyards Mayport of AB Wimdsor Parke Hodges 3BR/2.5BA, two. Shannon Smith
'V 3BR/2.5BA, private, updated unit story home w/deck, fireplace, enclosed porch, .(904) 285-5640
O w/garage, patio, balcony, overlooks lagoon., fenced backyard $1995/mo. www.renttheheaches.com
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$100,000 Views Propenies Iron
L.akeside Reairy 18881291-5253
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
PVB, 3BR/2BA Townhouse, 1280sf., W/D,
screened porch, $1100/mo. May give
option to buy. 904-537-4072.
LARGE EFFICIENCY Apartment, excel-
lent location, 2 blocks to Ocean, very
clean. No pets. $575/mo. 642-1214 or
NEPTUNE BEACH townhouse,
2BR/1.5BA, newly renovated, kitchen
equipped, WDHU, fenced yard. No pets.
$800/mo. +deposit. (904)221-5833.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 706 Cavalla Rd.
2BR/1.5BA, WDHU, enclosed porch.
$775/mo. +$775/dep. 514-8761.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome 2/2, end
unit, CH&A, tile floor, 1177 Songbird Lane,
$825/mo. 280-2728 leave message.
NEPTUNE BCH, charming 2BR 1BA apt,
1 block from beach, storage & laundry
hook up, wood floors, new appliances &
A/C. $1000/mo. Call Rick 891-2345.
TWO 1BR Apartments, 2 blocks, from
beach $650/mo. 1 Efficiency apartment, 2
blocks from beach $550/mo. 249-6748.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/1BA, hardwood
floors, CH&A, WDHU, 1.5 blocks to
beach, 1st/ last mo. rent, SD, 1 year
lease. $900/mo. Donna Ross Real Es-
tate, Inc. 246-4862.
NEPTUNE BEACH. Spacious 2BR/-1BA.
Walk to Ocean. CH&A, WDHU. Some util-
ities included. No pets. $1100/mo. lease.
NORTH JAX Beach. Efficiency, $495/mo.
1 BR, $595/mo. 1 block to Ocean. Pool. No
ATLANTIC BEACH off Seminole Rd.
Beautiful newer 3/2.5 townhome, 10ft ceil-
ings, light & bright, hardwood floors, 1 car
gar., small fenced backyard, 8 blocks to
beach. $1495/mo., flexible terms. And al-
Jax Beach, Jardin De Mer condo. Beaul-,
ful, new 2/2 w/ frplc. & garage. .First floor.
$1095/mo; Call June, First Trust Realty,
BEACHFRONT 1BR. 1BA 108 Orange
Si Nep Bch. downslairs. $1050lmo. incl
JAX BCH- 116 13in Ave tI, downstairs,
1/2 blk to bch, 2BR/1BA. CH&A' 995,'mo
+dep. Avail April '07. (904.1472-3699
JAX BEACH, 3+BR,4BA. remodeled,
cr.arming old Florida sryle home. pool. oH
sireel parking. across street Irom beach/
park, .115 5th Ave. So., $3200/mo.,
JAX BCH, 1503 Tanglewood Rd.' 3/1,
WDHU. lence-d yd $t200,mo +sec. dep."
PONTE VEDRA, .Sawgrass gated com-
munity. Bermuda Ct.,' across ne siree
from ime palk Beautiful canal front,
1700'. 2BR 2 2BA patio home. $1250/mo.
ADORABLE. 3 2. newly renovated home
in Ponie Vedra. Wooo L floors lenced
yard quiel neighnorrood T1295'mo
Lawn service n,:l. Call 476-5071 lor an
4BR/2BA HOME in S Ja>: Bch, large
fenced yard, 2 car garage. No Peis. No
Smokers. $2000'mo. ecurirv deposil.
Available .pring Possible lease option
ATLANTIC BEACH, gorgeous 3/2. iNo
pels flro mokers $1000 mo tsecurly
RIP TIDE, 3BR/2BA, 1760 sqft., up dated
home, $1700/mo., very private tropical
back yard, summer kitchen, 465-1310.
ATLANTIC BEACH, beautiful, large
2BR/2.5BA townhome, 5 blocks to beach,
fireplace, WD, $1150/mo. (904)742-6423.
BRAND NEW Keywest, single family
home, gated community,' 2900+ sf,
4BR/3.5BA, 2 car garage, $1800/mo.
$499,900. (904)608-2579. .
ATLANTIC BEACH. 3.2 5 SFH open floor
plan, travertine flooisi counter lops. carpel
in bedrooms, walk-inr, closes, vaulted c
ings, f'place, study, screened pool, corner
lot, $2000/mo: TDO Management Serv-
3BR/2.5BA, TOWNHQUSE, in desirable
AB, Selva Lakes, very clean, newer model
with over 1900sf. 2 car garage w/WDHU.
Community pool. 5min. bike to beach.
Walking distance to park. $1800/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH townhome for lease,
2BR/2.5BA +loft area. Many extras includ-
ing jetted jacuzzi tub, oversized shower,
built in Murphy Bed and desk space, gran-
ite counters, enclosed patio and two car
garage Community pool and only
7 blocks to beach access.. Call Kevin Fol-
som Lifestyles at 904-612-1191 to see.'
ATLANTIC BCH townhouse, 3.5BR/ IBA,
everything new, ceramic tile throughout,
marsh view. 2979 Bayshore Dr., Mayport
Landing. Must see!l $1100/mo. 465-2163.
ATL BCH, 2/1, carport, w/ WD/HU,
1000sf, large fenced yard, open floor plan,
lawn service, $950/mo., TDO Manage-
ment Services, 246-1125.
ADORABLE BEACH cottage, 3BR/1BA,
4.5 blocks to ocean, $1300/mo, +700 dep.
SOLANO WOODS, 3/2, 1600sf, BR
w/wood floors, ceramic tile throughout, .
open kitchen with eat-in area, screened
patio, $1600/mo. TDO Management Serv-
BEACHES/ PVB 1, 2, & 3BR with ocean
views, from $800/mo., 233-4545.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
em well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
Spacious and well maintained 2 bedrooms
& 1-1/2 baths. Approximately 1100sf, 1
block to the beach. No pets, full kitchen,
washer/ dryer connections, lots of closets.
126 S. 13th Ave. Jax Beach. $950 month-
ly rental (utilities not included) $550 secur-
ity deposit. Minimum 7 month lease.
Available in December. 285-1852
JAX BEACH.2BR/1BA apartment, WDHU,
CH&A, fireplace, 1 block from ocean
$875/mo. pall 566-1287
JAX BEACH, East of' 3rd, 985-B 2nd
Street South, 2BR/1BA, washer/ dryer,
$875/mo. VIP Realty 962-6190.
JAX BEACH Efficiency garage apt. just 4
blocks to ocean. $500/mo. Al South Real-
PVB, 3BR/2BA Townhome, WDHU, lyr.
lease. No, pets. $950/mo. +$950/sec.
PONTE VEDRA Townhouse 2/2, includes
washer/ dryer, screened in porch, lake
view. $1300/mo. 571-5517.
NEPTUNE BEACH. 2BR/1BA, CH&A, 2nd
floor. Large deck, 1 block to beach.
$1050/mo. includes water. 241-0897. .
JAX BEACH 1BR/1BA Apt. 119 5th Ave.
So. Pool, off street parking, across street
from beach, hardwood floors/ carpeting.
OCEANVIEW, 2BR 1BA;, CH/A, WDHU,
808 1sI Si S JB. Apt 3 888-259 0783.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BRi2BA patio nomel
Club pool, tennis & morel $1200/mo All
South Realty, 241-4141.
LUXURIOUS Pelican Point. 2BR/2BA,
available now $1700-$2600/mo 3 month
minimum rental. 1904)241-7206.
OCEANSIDE, 1BR/1BA studio apl lust
seps to10 ocean, $650.mo. Also 2BR/2BA
lor $995.mo All South Realty 241-4141
DANFORTH NEIGHBORHOOD 3695
Eagle Ridge Drive. 4BR/2.5BA. 2000sl.
$1495/mo 241.RENT or 733-3730.
3BR/1BA..8 blocks to ocean, CH&A,
WDHU large separate utiity shed..
lenced backyard w.liki oar, BBO pit Must
'see to appreciate' 820 3rd Ave S., JB.
$850,'mo .dep. Musl pass credit check.
Done 992-0088, 246-3690. 333-1822.
ATLANTIC BEACH/ MAYPORT AREA
1129 Sebago Ave. SoJ Oak Harbor
All new 3BR/2BA, tile/ carpet, fenced, no
1123 Sebago Ave So. 3BR/2BA, great
shape fenced, screened porch, carport, no
pets, $1300/mo. 631-3583 or 612-8868.
DISCOUNT FOR 2 YEAR LEASE
JAX BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA, 1450sf., 1212
15th Ave. N., 12 blocks to beach, close to
Fletcher HS, Florida room, large kitchen,
W/D, fenced yard.. $1250/mo. 710-2600,
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/2.5BA,
$1500/mo. +$100 non-refundable deposit.
3/2 house, 1 cr ar garage, $925/mo.
OLD ATLANTIC BEACH
2/1 house, 1 car garage, $950/mo.
3/2, 1005sf, $850/mo.
2/1.5 townhome, $850/mo.
SO. JAX BEACH
2/1 duplex, $1195/mo.
3/2, 1 car gar., 1700sf, $1495/mo.
VILLAS AT CROSS CREEK
3/2, 2 car garage. $995/mo.
3/2, 2 car garage, $13951mo.
includes ard service.
4/2, 1774sf $1275/mo.
4/4, 2800sf, $2495/mo.
312, 16544st. $1195/mo.
3/2, 2 car gar 2000sl. $1395/mo.
3 units, 2/2 & one 3/2
from $990- $1250/mo'
4/2, 2 car gar., 2000sf, $1350/mo..
4/2, 2 car gar., 1990sf, $1525/mo.
4,'2 5. 1950lmo
312, 2 car gar, $950 mo
3i2, 1310sf, $1395/mo
Nine 3 & 4 bedroom houses
Priced Irom $1095'mo to $1825;mo.
HOME FINDER REALTY
241-5501 OR 221-1711.
OCEANFRONT FURNISHED 212, pool.
consider lease option $1750/mo
JAX BEACH, 2BR/2BA. oceanlronl. 1st
floor. pool. W/D. $1800'mo 655-6533
COSTA VERANO luxunous building and
amenities. Two enclosed parking spaces
First monih free. $2800imo.
OCEANFRONT. 2BR/2BA condo. fully lur.
nished/ unfurnished Available immediate-
ly. Long-term lease 465-4101.
SPACIOUS 1BR,1BA in Ponte Vedra, fully
renovated with stainless steel appliances
and ile floors: private screened-in lanai.
Walking to beach, shops. & restaurants.
Pool & work-out lacilllies included. East of
A1A in Summerhouse. $975'mo E-mail:
rentpvbcondo @ yanoo.com.
AB, 3BR/2BA. furnisnea, ground floor,
pool $1400/mo. No pets (904.1608-4325
3' JAX Bch. gated community with pool,
ite5jforiplanri spacious closets, his,.'her.
6 months lease Call 407-896-9405
ATLANTIC BEACH. Remodeled condo.,
lease. 2BR./1 5BA, A'C. security. New ap-
pliances. No pets $850!mo +$850'dep.
SERENE MARSHVIEWS Irom New Meal-
lerranean 3/3 2100si condo. Kitchen
w/granrle, stainless sleel appliances & 42'
cabinets Oversized rooms, large closels
huge screened lanai & peaceful views. 1st
Iloor w/backyard. All appliances included.
Garage w/slorage. Intracoastal watertionl.
gated community w/pool & liness center.
Minutes Io Beach' Soulhside tor easy
commute to work. malls & restaurants
Dock space also available $1895/mo..
LOVE THE BEACH? South Jax Beach.
3BR/2BA, Furnished, right on Ocean.
Awesome view. 242-0411.
S. PONTE VEDRA- Like new, 3BRi25BA THE PALM, 3/2. lower level, tle/ carpel,
n Tune ShoesI Club pool, rnnis & more washer/ dryer, garage $1250.mo. TDO
$1950imo All South Really. 241-4141. Management Servces. 246-t 125
PVB PLAYER'S Club 4/3, updated. large
o101 on pond, $1650/mo Call 234-6854.
OCEAN CAY 3,2. ief rig wash/ dry,
iawn maint. 52200'mo, 477-3183.
ARLINTGON AREA. 3/2, Ipl., LR. DR. 2
car. sun porch, lenced yard. Avail. Jan.
07 Short lerm lease avail $1100,'mo +
W ATLANTIC BCH Duplex, 2BR'I 5BA.
1850.mo East CoasI Realry, 962-7766
JAX BEACH Holly Drive 3BR.'2BA 2 car
garage. fenced yard $1250.mo deposit.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/1. large fenced
yard. new kitchen, WD.'HU. tile floors. 1300
sqan $975'mo. .deposit. Available Jan. 2.
JAX BEACH. 2BR1IBA. WDHU. 1103 5th
Ave. S. $925'mo 220-5797
W' BEACHES. Ibis Point, 3/2. LR/ DR/
' Geatroom w.1place. new carpel, ceramic
tile sunroom, tenced yard, lawn service.
sprinkler system; $1650/mo. TDO Man-
W'BEACHES. IBIS Point, 3/3 w/office,
2400sf,'GR w/fireplace, LR, DR, ElK, cov-
ered patio, sprinkler system, water 'soften-
er, $1575/mo. TDO Management Serv-
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/2.5BA, 1400sf;
comer unit; well kept townhouse, W/D,
screened porch faces nature; $1425/mo.;
ATLANTIC BEACH Beach cottage,
3BR/den, 1.5BA, hardwood, carpet & tile
floors, ceiling fans, large fenced backyard
w/deck. 5 blocks to beach, 1 year lease,
260 Belvedere St., $1200/mo. Call 246-
ATLANTIC BEACH. This beautiful, water-
front, 2-story townhorfie with vaulted ceil-
-ings features 2 bedrooms with loft/ bed-
room and 2.5 baths. For additional record-
ed information, please call 861-4636, and
when prompted, enter the location number
61190. Would consider a 7 month lease.
EXCLUSIVE MIRAVISTA, Allanlic Blvd @
the Intracoasral Waterway. 3.'4BR. 3 5BA,
approximately 2700sf w/marina view. Re.
sort style living $2450'mo. Includes 1-car
garage water, sewer, cable, pool. spa.
clubhouse, healin club Marina Walk. gal-
ed communityMarsh and marina views
40' boat slip available. Call 463-2845.
SEE THE OCEAN 2BR/2BA newly remod-
eled w-granite. maple cabinets new ile
and carpel, fireplace, W/D and balcony
Great location in Jax Bcn $1150imo
BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED exclusive
adult condo community in Atlanlic Beach.
IBR/PBA. ground floor, covered parking.
pool, 55 and over. $1000/month includes
water & cable. Must seel 571 5517
ATLANTIC BEACH. near Base. 2BR'
1 5BA fleshly painted new tile fireplace.
fenced backyard. W/D $925/mo.
OCEANFRONT CONDO Jax Beach. 1/1
totally remodeled & absolutely new. New
granite & cabinets in kitchen & barn New
tile, paint, windows & appliances. Walk-in
custom closet with buill-ins. Covered park-
ing. Water included, $1375/mo.,
JAX BEACH Oceans Edge Condo. Brand
new 1/1 & 2/2, granite kitchen, assign
parking, resort style pool, summer kitchen,
fitness center, clubhouse and more. Start-
ing at $1200/mo, Call Kathryn for details
2BR/ 2BA, ground floor, gated community.
5 star living. $925/mo. Call Steve Macri,
Country Club Real Estate (904)662-9015.
PONTE VEDRA- 2BR/2BA, attached ga-
rage, furnished, all appliances, includes
W/D. $1200/mo. Mark 338-3230.
OCEANFRONT NEW 3/3, garage, consid-
er lease option, $2650/mo. 463-7343.
PVB SUMMER HOUSE 2BR/2BA, end
unit, 1 story, East 'of A1A, $1195/mo.
JAX BEACH- 428 3rd Ave. So., 2BR/1BA
housX BEACH&A 2 3rfenced Ave.Srdo, $775/md, PVB. 2BR/2BA, w/fireplace, new applian-
(904)891-0606. fenced yardces, washer/dryer, many amenities.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 219 Cherry St., '1
block to ocean. 2 story beach home.
3BR/2BA+ 1BR/1BA guest cottage. Flori-
da room w/fireplace, office/ bonus room;
large patio, appliances, WDHU, garage
32150'mo. 246-7792, 210-8002.
PVB/ SOLANO Cay, 3/2, two stories,
jacuzzi, 1600sqft., $1550/mo., JH Finders,
BEAUTIFUL ATL. Bch. 2BR/2BA, WDHU, 3B 5BCEAN FRONT S.,PONTE VEDRAase
fireplace, fenced yard, 3 blocks to ocean. $3500/mo, no pets, (904)998-2703.
$1150/mo. (904)742-6423. $3500/mo, n pets, (04)9982703.
AK HAR WD r PVB 2 extremely clean 3BR homes avail-
OAK HARBOR, 3Ihn2, CH&A, WDHUSre- able. $1550/mo and $1750/mo. 285-6551,
modeled kitchen, $1050./mo + deposit. 614-8440.
249-3214 or 945-3303& 4- .
PVB- SAWMILL Lakes, 3/2 all tile, u- JAX BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA, 1212 15th Ave.
PVB- SAWMILL Lakes, 3/2 all tile, up- No., $1200/mo., 710-2600, 534-3411.
grades, $1700/mo. JH Finders 536-2349. No., $1200/mo., 710-2600, 534-3411.
PVB, RENT or RTO, 3BR/2BA townhome,
NICE 2BR/1BA townhouse flat. Large 1300sf. $1100/mo. $179,900. 333-2845.
Lircneni appliance, ceraIc Iris-L fo
Kiticnen/ appliances, ceramic tile. Lots or
closets. Close to beaches & Mayport. 66
West 5th St., AB, $950/mo, 465-2163.
3BR/ 1.5BA, Ponte Vedra, close to Beach
& JTB, $1200/mo., 294-1114.
PVB WALK/ bike beach. Large 2BR/2BA
w/garage, FP & W/D. Excellent $. $1050 -
2/2 CONDO w/marsh view.Wood floors,
granite counter-tops, and fireplace. Call
Ted for details (904)537-7896.
MAYPORT, 2BR/2BA, $850/mo. Call
OCEANFRONT CONDOS & Beach
homes. Weekly/monthly. Visit 1 Us at:
jaxbeachrental.com or 535-3911 or
OCEANFRONT 1 OR 2BR, weekly/
monthly, pool, 463-7343.
S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
nished homes & condos. From $500 per
week! All South Realty, 241-4141.
"ROOM AVAILABLE in 3/2 house w/hot tub
in Neptune Beach, 2 blocks from beach.
Available January 1st for $500/mo. +utilit-
ies. Call (904)662-2336.
PROFESSIONAL INDIVIDUAL wants
roommate to share nice house in quiet
neighborhood in Atlantic Beach. 3BR/2BA.
$700 plus half utilities. 219-4307.
LOOKING FOR roommate to share new
condo. Must be clean, neat; 1/3 rent, utilit-
ies, & fees, 463-2845.
CLEAN, QUIET, alcohol/ drug free room,
fumished/ unfurnished, $400, 333-2624.
SOUTH JAX Beach. large pnrivale room.
w/ bDan. furnished, cable, prvale entrance,
CA;H, $140'wK $140 deposil; on bus
NEWLY RENOVATED 32 Laketront
home. Atlantic Beacn. $400.'mo 112 ulilih-
ies Available now 249-4646
ATLANTIC BCH rental. Looking lor 2
roommales $850,mo each includes elec-
tric & waier Phone & cable nor included
Avail 1/01,07 200-8977.
NEPTUNE BEACH 650 sqrl business olf
. ce ample parking. 3id Slreel signage
convenmeni location. available January
NEW OFFICE SPACE ,in prestigious
shopping center on Beach Blvd. in Jax
Beach Jonainan 866-6937.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH Warehouse for
lease. 3629sl Office included. Large park-
ing lot, beach side of inliacoasial.
(2) OFFICE Condos 1140sl each. 210
west of 195 Avail 111/07. 904-687-3000
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of which may be obtained by contacting,
William Miller, Assistant General Counsel,
Prosecution Services Unit, 4052 Bald Cy-
press Way, Bin #C65, Tallahassee, Flori-
da, 32399-3265, (850)245-4640.
If no contact has been made by you con-
cerning the above by January 31, 2007,
the matter of the Administrative Complaint
will be presented at an ensuing meeting.of
the Board of Opticianry in an informal pro-
In accordance with'the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing a special
accommodation -to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact the individual or
agency sending this notice not later than
seven days prior to the proceeding at the
address given on the notice. Telephone:
(850)246-4640, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or
1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay
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CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH
Notice is hereby given that a public hear-
ing will be held on the following proposed
ordinance at 6:00 p.m. on AQOAMonday,
January 8, 2007, in the City Hall Council
Chambers, 116 First Street. at wnich time
the City Council will consider their adop-
tion inio law. Tne ordinances in their en-
tirety may be inspected at the Office ol the
Ciry Clerk dunng regular working hours.
All interested parties may appear at the
meeting and be heard wiln respect to the
ORDINANCE 2006-23: PUBLIC HEAR-
ING AND SECOND READ AN ORDI-
NANCE OF THE CITY OF NEPTUNE
BEACH, FLORIDA ADDING SECTION
22-3 FLOODED STREETS- SPEED RE-
STRICTIONS AND PROVIDING AN EF-
if a d0eh'i.cl decld'es'io appeal any decision
made by he Council wilh respect o any
manner considered at such meeting or
hearing the person will need a record ot
the proceedings and for such purpose
may need to ensure that a verbaim record
Sof the proceedings is made, which record
includes the lesimony and evidence upon
which Ihe appeal is to be based.
In accordance with the Amencans Wnh
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26. Flori-
da Statule, persons with disabilities need-
- in aen r,al a commodation inhl, ina
hearing assistance. to partrci|
meeting should contact the (
Office no later ihan 5.00 PM
Lisa Volpe, CMC
.City Clerk .
The Board of Adjuslmenl fi
of Jacksonville Beach. Flond
and hold public nea
Wednesday,January 17, 200
p.m. in the Council Chambe
at 11 North 3rd Street, J
Beach to consider the followir
BOA 06-100272 City of Ji
Beach Land Development
tion: 34-337 lel( 1) e. lor 48% I
in lieu of 431. maximum to a
provements to a single lamilyd
property located at 1600
Sireei. more specifically. No
and 6, Block 4, Sea Side Park
BOA 06-100288 City of Ji
Beach Land Development
tlon: 34-337 1ell)l ae, or 440o
in *,eu or 35% maximum to allo
' single family dwelling, for prop
ed at 2663 SI Johns Blvd. ml
cally. Lot 5. Block 3. Jacksor
A copy of the above relerenc
tion(s) is available for review
of the Planning and Developrr
ment, 11 North 3rd Street, du
business hours (M-F, 8a-5p).
Board of Adjustment
City of Jacksonville Beach
If a person decides to appeal a
by the Board of Adjustment wit
any matter considered at an
such person may need a re
proceedings, and, for such pu
person may need to ensure th
tim record of the proceeding
which record includes the tes
evidence upon which the app
The public is encouraged to s
sues on this Agenda that con
Anyone who wishes to speaks
mit the request to the recordir
prior to the beginning of the me
In accordance with the Ame
Disabilities Act and Section 28
da Statutes, persons with
needing special accommodation
pate in this meeting should
Planning and Development
no later than 5:00 p.m. on the
ing the meeting.
STATE OF WISCONSIN
Case No. 06-CY-2027 1
Code .No. 30404
Foreclosure ol Mortgage
Dollar Amount Grealer Than $5,000.00
HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORPORATION
Prospect Heighls, Illinois 60070
PATRICK E:. KEAN:II and JANE DOE
unknown spouse ol Patnck E Kean, II
3738 Southeast 19th Street
Des Moines, IA 50320
103 Aloka Dnve
, Winchester, VA 22602
2963 Woodtop Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32277 ""
JANE DOE and or JOHN DOE I
1009 Park Avenue
Racine, WI 53403
FORTY DAY SUMMONS
THE STATE OF WISCONSIN, TO
JENNIFER KEAN, 2963 Woodtop Drive,
Jacksonville. FL 32277 OR 1009 Park
Avenue, Racine WI 53403.
pate in this You are hereby notified that the plain-
City Clerk s tiff named above has filed.a lawsuit or oth-
the day ol er legal action against you. The complaint,
which is also served upon you, states the
nature and basis ol the legal action.
SWithin 40 days after December 11.
2006. you must respond with a written an-
S swer, as that term is used in Chapter 802
of the Wisconsin Statutes. to the com-
;E plaint. The court may reject or disregard
an answer thai does not follow the re-
., -h.'-quirements of the statutes. The answer
or the OCty
a ..i must be sent or delivered to the court,
a will meet whose address is:
07 at 7:00 Clerk of Circuit Court
ers, located Racine County Courthouse
Jacksonville 730 Wisconsin Avenue
ng variance Racine, Wl 53403
and to O'Dess and Associates, S.C.,
acksonville Plaintiff's attorneys, whose address is-
CodeS O'Dess and Associates, S.C.
Code Sec- 1414 Underwood Avenue, Suite 403
lot coverage Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53213
Soudwelling, 6h You may have an attomey help or rep-
rth ? Lots 5 resent you.
if Lo you do not provide a proper answer
within 40 days. the court may rant judg-
acksonville ment agamsl you lor Ihe awardol money
Code Sac- or other legal action requested in the cornm-
Co Sc-r plaint, and you may lose your right ito ob-
Scoverage ect to anything that is or may be incorrect
Serty loca in the complaint A judgment may be en.
re specIl- forced as provided by law. A judgment
nvilie Beach awarding money may become a lien
against any real estate you own now or in
the future, and may also be enforced by
ced applica- garnishment or seizure of property.
in the oLffce O'DESS AND ASSOCIATES, S.C.
rent Depart- Attorneys for Plaintiff
By: M. ABIGAIL O'DESS
Bar Code No.1017869
POST OFFICE ADDRESS:
1414 Underwood Avenue, Suite 403
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
any decision (414)727-1591
h respect to O'Dess and Associates, S.C., is at-
ny meeting, tempting to collect a debt and any in-
cord of the formation obtained will be used for that
rpose, such purpose.
hat a verba-
's is made, If you have previously received a Chapter
stimony and 7 Discharge in Bankruptcy, this corre-
eal is to be spondence should not be construed as an
attempt to collect a debt.
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
December 27, 2006 :
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PUBLIC NOTICE DISHWASHERS, P/T
CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH at Vicar's Landing (Ponte Vedra). Compet-
itive pay, benefits, bonus and schlorships
notice is hereby given that the Code En- awarded annually. Drug free workplace,
B dmp fhn *k oth Cit f noiNetune EOE. Call 273 1734.
crocement tJoara oy 111 yII ol Ioeu y ip
Beach, Florida, will conduct a regular
monthly Public Hearing on Wednesday,
January 10, 2007 at 7:00 p.m, in the City
Hall Council Chambers at 116 First Street,
Neptune Beach, Florida. The following
cases are on the agenda:
Noise CEB 06-30N, 211 Myra Street
Noise CEB 06-31N 207 Margaret Street
If a person 'decides to appeal any decision
made by the Board with respect to.any
matter considered at such, meeting or
hearing, he will need a record of the pro-
ceedings and for such purpose he may
need to ensure that a verbatim record of
the proceedings is made, which record in-
cludes the testimony and evidence upon
wnich the appeal is to be based
In accordance wiih the Americans wilt
Disabdiriies Acl and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Stalute. persons wiin disabililes need-
ing special accommodation to participate
n ir is meeting should contact Ine City
Clerk's fOtice no later man 5.00 pm Inse
day ol the meeting
Code Enlorcement Board
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your driving career iodayl Ofering cours-
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TUTORING ALL subjects, all ages Rea-
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rMiedical, Business, Paralegal Computers,
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IF ''OU are inieresied in advenising.under
in's category please call 904-249-9033 or
S mail .:iassiedIbeachesleadercomr
HEAVY EQUIPMENT Operator Irasning for
enployrrieni. Bulldozers. Backhoes. Load-
ers Dump TruCkS. Graders. Scrapers. Ex.
ca,.,alorr.- Naional Cenirlcation Jot' Place-
ment ,Aztjiianoc Associaled Training
,ier,.:ei 'i86Cj'51-3274 ww* equipmerrn.
S. .peraior ,aorri
AFTERNOON TEACHER for 2yr olds,
M-F, 3-6pm, for church preschool. Some
experience required. 246-2891 for inter-
view. Dependable applicants only.
NURSES (RN OR LPN)
Weekends, 7am to 7pm, at a Premier
Retirement Community Health Center.
Applications available at Fleet Landing
Security Gale, One Fieet Landing Blvd .
Aliantic Beach, FL. Fax to (904)246-9447.
email to email@example.com EOE/
NOTICE TO READERS
HELP WANTED classifications in' this
newspaper are intended to announce gen-
uine current job openings. No fees may be
charged 10 me prospective employee Ads
ior sell-employment or business opponu.
nilies appear under the Business Opponu.
nilies category Ads which may require
payment ot lees ior employment inlorma-
ion, guidance or raining may appear un-
der Job Service Shouid any Help Wanled
adveniser ask lor a lee or i ihe adveniser
is offering a product or service rainer than
a job opening. please nobly Tne Beaches
MARSH LANDING RACQUET CLUB is
hiring pan-time Ior the Tennis Pro Shop.
Snih hours are Saturdays 12pm-5pm and
Sunday's lpm-5pm Other hours may Dbe
come available in Ihe lulure. $7,'Rr Call
285-0753 for more inlormanion. Apply in
person Tuesday-Saturday in ihe main
clubhouse Drug testing/ EOE.
CHILD CARE PiT, experienced Early
A M. Musl have vehicle. Call 285-4165.
PAYROLL/ HR Admin. MusI have ADP
PayEx and EZ Labor experience. E-mail
rsheffler@ gand imoonsandiab.com.
P/T, SATJ SUNJ MON. Detail oriented in-
dividual Starlng pay negotiated. Goll
Privileges. Phone 904-246-4827 email
accountling@selvamarina com or lax re-
sume to 246-9121 DFWP.
WE ARE looking Ior a special person, to
manage projects and support activities ol
a unique maikeling company located in
Ponte Vedra Beach. Requirements in-
cludcle at least 3 years experience as an
adminislrailve assislani. proficiency wilh
MS Ohice tools including Power Point and
Access. experience maintaining a cdata-
base. basic bookkeeping skills wIln knowl-
edge ol QuickBooks, excellence in oral
and wrinnen communications, a commit.
ment to providing oulslanding customer
service and ine ability to set priorities and
meet deadlines. Please FAX a resume to
Join our team of
No Nights or Weekends
apply in pe"on to:
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Mon.- Fri 8 4-30
E D s i Teacher IF YOU are interested in advertising under
PONTE VEDRA Preschool Teacher this category please call 904-249-9033 or
Assistant, CDA a plus, variable hours. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call 285-2965. -ema -.-c Is-I.co
PEST CONTROL Lawn Technician
needed, opportunity to learn a trade with
great career potential for hard worker,
$10/hr. to train, medical, dental, retire-
ment, life, 26K+. Must have valid FL driver
lisence. Call 726-9332.
DEBT CONSULTANTS Wanted for newly
opened settlement company. Experience
preferred. Fax resume (904)730-9420.
FULL-Time, 3pm-11pm at Premiere Re-
tirement Community. Excellent benefit
package, competitive wages, good work-
ing environment. Applications :available at
Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax.to
(904)246-9447; email to: jobs@fleetland-
ing.com EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
DRIVER ASAP 36-43cpm/r $1.20pm + SERVERS WANTED. Cnizu Japanese
Sign On Bonus $0 Lease New Trucks Steak House Apply aher 2pm. 1227
CDL-A 3 mos OTR 18001635-8669. South 3rd St.
Local Swimming Pool Company located at
the Beaches. looking for Oftice Manager
for high paced Pool Service Maintenance
and Repair Divisior,. Duties include scred-
uling service technicians for repairs., man
aging depanmrienial billing, handling cus-
iomer requests and performing once sup.
pon lunchons lor Ihis depanmen Need
excellent customer service and organiza-
tional ksilts computerr experience wiin
Word, Excel, and Accounting software. 01f
rice management experience required Ex-
perience working in a service type envi-
ronment. sucr, as plumbing, eleclncal,
HVAC a major plus. Email resume to ju-
email@example.com or lax to 904-249.
8801 or complete application at SurSide
Pools 313 Beach Blvd. Jacksonville
Beach, FL 32250 Compensalion depend.
ent on experience. Benetil package avail-
EXPERIENCED FLOORING SALES
PERSON. Mainly Beaches area Fax re.
Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quaiiry work Excellenr pay &
overtime available Crew Leaders wanled
Perschel Broiners Services. Inc 246.
NEED INTERIOR Intrim carpenlers and
nelpers. Dependable, own iransporiation
DIESEL MECHANIC. Sunsiaie Carriers is
needing a mechanic To perform PM's and
tight maintenance on company equipment
Benefits include Health Insurance,
401Kpaid vacation and holiday call
1800)866-5050 ask for Tony
PRESSURE WASHING le:chnicians and
construction clean-up relp needed Must
nave valid diver's license Benellis avall-
SERVERS. LINE Cook. Dishwashers.
Fine Dining JJs Bistro. Ponre Vedra,
273-7980. Gale Parkway. 996-7557.
Taxi Drivers needed 10 work Beach and
Inercodastai areas, al leasI 23 yrs old,
good driving record Call 249-0360.
CLASS-A CDL drivers. Now Hiring OTR &
Local Drivers- New Equipmeni: Great
Benefits, Premium Pay Package. Call
Oakley Transport. 1877882-6537
PRODUCTION COOK, 5 days per week.
Creole experience preferred Call Rick
WE'VE RAISED pay for Florida regional
drivers! Home every weekend' Home dur-
ing the week' Slrong consisien Ireighl!
951.a o toucn' Preplanned Ireight! $ 43 per
mile Heanland Express 1800)441-4953
(LPN OR RN)
Full lime 3pm Io l1pm, Monday-Friday at
a premier retirement community Heallir
Center Excelleni berielits and pleasant
work environment. Appihcalions at31 Fleel
endingg Securit- Gate One Fleel Landing
BHa Aranirc Beach FL 32233. Fax to
firstname.lastname@example.org EOE, Drug-Free
SMALL OCEANFRONT Holel seeking
Iront desk clerk lor nigrI srit. Weekends
required Please apply in person' 120 AI.
lantic Blvd Neplune Beacr,.
THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH
employs individuals in avariery of posi-
lions Fcr a istlirng or Currenl opponrtunilies
please visiti us in person 11 N. 3rd St. 2nd
Iloor, call 247-6263, send an email to
personnel'@i&javbchl.nei. c.r visii our
websile www JacksonvilleBeach org
Drug iree work environment EOE. VP
NANNY. GOOD Pay, PT/FT, days Trans-
ponaiion, references needed. 241-2723
CHILDTIME LEARNING Centers seeks
experienced Teachers & Assistant Teach-
ers FT & PT available We offer a com-
peituve salary & benefits package Call
273-6960 or lax resume to: 280-5742
LULU'S WATERFRONT GRILL
LUNCH and Dinner Line Cooks & Kncren
Uliliry You make good money working
with good people in a busy waleriront res-
BEACHES CAR Wash- full lime help
needed, Wages negotiable- lips Benelits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd
DRIVERS -CAR hauling career Greal
home time! Exceptional Pay & Benelits'
Paid Trainingi Min. 1 yr Class-A CDL exp.
req The Waggoners Trucking (912)571-
9668 OR t866 413-3074
DIANA'S STYLING SALON*
2550-7A Maypon Rd Nail Tech. Hair
Slyiisi & Barber. Call for details. 525-2164
ask inr Diaine FOE.
BRUNSWICK ANTIQUE Pool Table. 1922
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted Clean driving re- Aviator,, 4'x8' reconditioned, excellent la-
cord required. Call April. 246-9999. ole. $3000 OBO. Call Joel (904)535-5293.
LIQUOR STORE Clerk, Bartender, Door
Person, Must be able 1o work days
nighis. weekends, and holidays. MusI
pass drug resl and background check
Call Robert,' ,465-0149.
DRIVER YOU want it, we have ill Solo.
reams, owner operators. company rivers,
students, recent grads, regional, dedicat-
ed, long haul. Van, tlalbed. Must be 21.
CRST Career Cenler. 1800)940-2778.
NOTICE TO READERS
ADVERTISERS IN this category are nol
Loitering lobs They are offering loDbrelaled
services and may charge fees Readers
are advised to exercise caution before giv-
ing credit card inlormalon over ihe phone
wihnout knowing what specific product or
service they will receive.
ALL CASH candy roule. Do you earn
$800/day" 30 machines. Iree cancy All
lor $9995 1888)629-9968 BO02000033
Call us We will not De undersold'
NOTICE TO READERS
WARNING: WHILE iris newspaper does
not knowingly accept business opportunity
ads whicr, require you lo pay a lee to10 get
inlormalion or that reler you lo 976-or 900-
phone numbers which will result in sub-
sianiial charges to your prone bill, the
newspaper cannot guarantee the validity
ol oflerings in this classilcalion. II any ad-
venrtiser requires you to incur prone serv-
ice charges or pay a lee Io learn the na-
lure oi the opponunity please repon it 10
The Beaches Leader. 249-9033
ACTIVE NANNY honest. dependcble,
liansponalion & ielerences. $10-$,1ihrr.
any, area CPR S First., Aid P/T or-FiT:
NEW once open, excellent therapisIs
WaiK-ins welcome 9am-6pm A1A/ JTB.
DENTAL PLAN. only $11.95/mo. includes
vision. Rx, & chiropractic Web sire is
w*w everyonebenelils.comrr40451399 or
call t561)674-6333. Member. BBB
WASHER & dryer $150. Sola w/ slip cover
$75. All exc. cond 993-3226.
ALMOST NEW GE reltrgeraior. range.
microwave & dishwasher. 285-9278.
LAWN MOWER, Honda, 48' walk behind
deck mower, 110 hrs., $995, 322-7636.,
LAZY BOY gold cloth sleeper sofa & Lazy
Boy red cloir recliner; like new. $250
BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedic Memory
Foam mattress & boxspring, new in
plastic wiwarranry. $379 Must sell
BOSE SURROUND Sound System w*CD
AM/FM, 5 speakers and base (whaiei
$500 OBO 246-4104.
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phone-
installed for $899 249-8877
BED- KING manress sel. $289. Can de-
6 PIECE Bedroom Sel includes queen
mattress & box, new sill in, boxes $499.
Can deliver 858-9350
METAL ROOFING. Save $ Buy direct
Irom manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
all accessories Quck lurn around. Deliv-
ery available 1352)1498-0778 Toll Iree
NEW BOYS BIKE Red Mongoose
'Strike'. Assembled 21 great under
Xmas tree' $80 270-2160.
HEART PINE T & G Iooring cut locally
Irom antique Pine timbers Large quantity
w/ incredible dark patina. Lic #ST5903.
Florida Hearrwood 249-8310
DRY CLEANERS experienced counter
help. Full time, benefits. The Cleaners,
1519 Penman Rd. Call Mrs. P. 246-1705.
CLUB ACCOUNTANT. Marsh Landing
Country Club (Ponte Vedra Beach) is now
hiring a club accountant. Must have mini-
mum 5 years general accounting experi-
ence. A/R, A/P, proficient in Excel, proc-
essing of daily sales, Jonas POS experi-
ence a plus but not required. Full time po-
sition with excellent benefits including
40 1k, sick. vac Apply in person Tuesday.
Saturday. Call 285-6514 lor directions
Background checK/drug tesling/EOE
TIRED OF COOKING & EATING OUT?
Would you like to have '/our own personal
cook? II so I'm 1e one you're looking lor.
I offer home cooked healiry meals, all
grocery shopping & planning For more
info. Call Lisa 273-0213 or 728-1145
SEWING MACHINE Repairs Complete
lune-up Alt makes, all models, $4950
NEW YEAR'S CHANGE OUT SPECIAL
We service & sell all makes & models
Free estimate Family owned & operated
CAC1814887. Padgerts A/C 588-5222.
CLEANING B' Chrisloprher, calering to
ine beaches area. 19041725-2738
AFFORDABLE WINDOW CLEANING,
14 years experience. Reasonable prices,
low minimum rales. weekend appoint-
menis available. 19041525-7419
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WOOD Fence Specialis Inslall,. replace
35yrs Experience Relerences Midc Oui-
door Enlerprises 241-7276 838-9599.
SEASONED FIREWOOD lull size Iruck
load, twice ine size of small truck. David
993-8348 ButDa 651-4564. Free delivery
STACKS/ Truckload or Cordwood. Pickup
or Delivery. Call 285-6427.
FREE STACK of firewood with purchase
of Christmas tree. Best price at the beach,
large truck or small, you pick up or we de-
liver. Beach Boys lot on Penman Rd. 759-
1612: Also, free tree trimmings for
wreaths. Merry Christmas!
STUCK? FRUSTRATED? Call! Rob. All
applications, house calls, training, repairs,
upgrades, websites, graphics Free phone
tech. 904-249-3034 or email:
MASSEY APPLICATIONS. INC press.
sure washing, painting drywall repair lex-
lure & wallcoverings 25 years experience
Lic., insured, rels (9041403-7389
HERMON'S MULTIPLE SERVICE
Specializing in "Complete Flowerbed
Cleaning and Workover". Lawn care,
Janitorial Service. etc. Call Hermon, 246-
WINSOR LAWN Service. Inc Compelltitie
rates. Call Alan. 237-5301
ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncare Free esi-
males. Professional customer service
Mowing, edging, weeding, Irimm;ng- trees,
shrubs. Licensed & insured Residential &
commercial. CALL US FIRSTI 270-2664.
.PALM TREES. Hedges Trimmed, Yard
Clean-ups, Mulching, Sodding whatever it
lakes, etc. Dave 249-4724.
WE DO Concrete Repair. New Driveways
Patios, Sidewalks. Slabs, Stamp Con-
crete Call 880-2994
OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Safe rool cleaning. Deck & fence
restoration. Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured Call Kevin 994-0045.
A PLUS QUALITY PAINTING, INC. Top
knotch work guaranteed Painting, Iim.
carpentry. wood repair, pressure washing
Licensed, Insured Free estimates
IF YOU are inieresled in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
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ALLIANCE BUILDER GROUP, INC.
CGC 1505263. Commercial & Residenlial.
New homes, room addilions, remodeling.
stucco. siding. Any small rush repairs
Quality Guaranleed. Affordable prices.
Free estimates 1904p234-1179 Visit us
SQUALITY HOME Repair. Painting Wood
Repair. Pressure Washing and more.
1 7yrs experience. Licensed.' Insured.
CORIAN RESURFACING and small re-
pairs. Free Estimales Call anytime All
work 100% guaranteed. 904-484-6077
HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous 0o0s DAVE. 246-6628
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IF YOU are interested in advertising under IF YOU are interested in advertising under
Ihis category please call 904-249-9033 or imis category please call 904-249-9033 or
email- email@example.com e-mail: classil,ed@oeachesleadercom
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-; 163-- I I.-~lgE i* i ,"". ROOFING DIVISION
DAVID'S POOL SERVICE. Weekly clean- ROOF REPAIRS & Re-Roofing. Trust a Ii-
ing. Mosi residential pools $25/week. censed professional See'our ad. under
chemicals. Licensed. Insured We make Remodelng/Conslruclion State Certified
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IF YOU are interested in advenising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
TWO M CONSTRUCTION
Repairs, specializing in termite damage.
HOME REMODELING BY BRITMOR
Anything you need Kitchens, baths, tile,
walls, texture & 'painting. Roofs gutters,
doors. & windows. Room additions, dry-
wall, decks & flooring. Licensed & Insured.
10 yrs exp. (904)509-2857.
ROOFING. IN-TOWN prices @ the
Beach. 25yrs. experience. 880-9908.
QUALITY WORK. Install; Removal, &
Painting. Residential, Commercial.
25yrs. Experience. References+ FREE
ESTIMATES. Steve, 285-1778.
I F.T. HELP WANr' n
CARE GIVER, experienced, honest& de-
Sendable; CPR & First Aid certified; Call
Nell 353-5390, 910-0878.
OAK COFFEE Table wi2 bookcase and
storage, 5'x2'x1-1/2'. $75 502-2614.
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh 'bed,
w/mattress & box spring. Must sell. $395.
Can deliver (904)858-9350.
KING & Queen size head boards w/chest
of drawers, dresser w/mirror, one night
stand (charcoal, marble and black) $250.
Love seat & recliner $150. Rainsoft water
softener w/warranty (8 yrs on parts, 3 yrs.
on labor) $1500. Walnut kitchen table
w/three chairs $30. Brass chandelier $30.
Two rolls of new beige carpet & padding,
covers 1600st best Offer. Call Laura
317-8254 or 707-5729.
SPORTCRAFT 4.6 Treadmill Great
condition 2yrs. old $200. 246-6247,
January 131r, and 14th. Saturday, 9am-
5pm, Sunday 9am-4pm at Ine Morocco
Shnne 3800 St Johns Bludt Road. Jack-
sonville Nonh Florida Arms Colleclors
BED- BRAND name queen sel.
new, w.warranry $129 Can deliver
STEEL BUILDINGS, lacrory deals. Save
$ 40X60' o10 100X200'. Ex 50x100x12'=
$3.60 sq ft. t8001658-2885 wwwrigid-
STEEL BUILDING clearance specials'
Manufacturer dlrect at substantially als-
counted prices. Wihnstand nigh wind and
neavy snow. Limited quantities For spe-
cials, call Pioneer. 1800)668-5422 or
*LAND AUCTION' 300 .Props Must be
Soldr Low Down/ E-Z Financing. Free Cat-
alog (800)937-1603 www.Iandauction.com
NRLL East:AB2509, Buiziuk:AU3448,
IRS PUBLIC Auction: Unimproved real
estate of 4.8 acres to be auctioned Janu-
ary 11th at 10:00am in Naples, FL. Visit:
www.irssales.g6v or contact Sharon W.
GREAT FLORIDA Real Estate Auctiorn"
38+ properties at auction Many selling ab-
solute, regardless of price. Houses, Con-
dos, Farms, Acreage, Commercial,'Health
Food Store, Marina, Building.lots, Duplex-
es! All to be sold Jan 13th-Jan. 17th. Visit
www.CampenAuctions.com for details or
call Ben Campen Auctioneers (352)505-
0560 or (866)633-4460 Lic RE Broker
CASH PAID FOR Usea Disn Network
INOT DIRECT TV) Salellile boxes (noi
dishes) Highesl Pnce Paid. Have model
number ready when calling Toll Free
U S SILVER Coins, paying 5X lace value
and a Whites XLT Metal deieclor
IF YOU are inieresied in advenising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
FURNITURE- CHEAP Misc pieces Sal
urday only 8am-ltam 319 10thAveN.
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BOAT SLIP For Renl. Harconown Marina
40' with waier & elecinc, $500 463-2845
40' BOAT SLIP for sale, exclusive Har-
bortown Marina. $164K. 463-2845.
BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visil
1996 NISSAN extended cab XE. exc
cond., low mi.. AIC, split rear window, new
hres. absolutely perfect $5200 OBO
1997 CHEVROLET Asiro Van, aulo. V6.
A'C PS. PB, AM/FM,'CD Greal work
truck, runs good. $3000. 219-1276.
2002 HONDA CRV LX, dark green, tan n-
leri.r 33,000 miles, aulo. A/C,
AM'FM.CD. power windows, locks, cruise.
Like new $14.950 Cali 724-0444.
1997 MERCEDES-BENZ E420, beautiful
two owner car, white, oove, car has been
serviced at all intervals. amng 17" wheels
as well as 16" laclory spon Immaculale
car on. oul $9995 OBO. 904-699-9680
1991 CADILLAC Allame. 2-ooor converni
ble. 27,000 miles, asking $11,500 OBO.
2001 FORD Esc6n. new tires, slereo. bal-
lery. Orakes; excellent condition, $2500,
1996 ACURA Integra "Special Edition".
Power everyining. sunroof. AM/FM/CD,
A'C, lealner. Nice condition Asking
2000 CADILLAC El-Dorado, 2 door pearl
while learned E
OBO. (9041838-8847. *
2001 FORD Escape XLT 89k miles. cloln
interior, very clean $8000 OBO.
1988 JEEP Wagoneer Woody. greatly Sunr
er rnae. runs $500"OBO 398-2535
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