Group Title: Kissimmee Valley gazette.
Title: The Kissimmee Valley gazette
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Title: The Kissimmee Valley gazette
Uniform Title: Kissimmee Valley gazette
Alternate Title: Gazette
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Vans-Agnew & Harris
Place of Publication: Kissimmee City Fla
Publication Date: April 3, 1924
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subject: Newspapers -- Kissimmee (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Osceola County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Osceola -- Kissimmee
Coordinates: 28.303889 x -81.412778 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 24, 1897)-
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Bibliographic ID: UF00091504
Volume ID: VID01162
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Preceded by: Kissimmee Valley
Preceded by: Osceola gazette
Preceded by: Osceola signal
Succeeded by: Kissimmee gazette

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ELECTION SATURDAY WILL CHAMBER HEARS CITY ACCEPTS PAT JOHNSTON ELECTED


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OiTCITY.BEAUTIFICATION '



.- NOISE TO VOTE BONDS SPEECH. WATERFRONT PROPOSITION COMMISSIONER SATURDAY :J



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WINNING BY LARGE MAJORITY
REGISTERED PROPERTY OWN

ERS CAN VOTE WHETHER DR.: L. R. PHILLIPS TO ARCHITECT MAKES SUGGE8.' : RESOLUTION, ADOPTED BY COMMISSIONERS "UNCLE STEVE", WILL OVER FORMER MAYOR ,' ',.

TAX IS PAID OR NOT TIONS AND MEETINGIS I ACQUIRING A. S. GILBEjTT

BE GUEST OF FRIENDSIN PLANNED PROPERTY NOT BE A CANDIDATEFOR I

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The election! to be held at the rity Attorney Pat Johnston was electeda

null next Saturday, April 5, Is not an CITY NEXT SUNDAYNOTED Dwelling upon the spiritual as well The contract between the city of | THE LEGISLATURE commissioner: of the city last Satur

.icction to vote bonds for paving. The as the material progress of a city W. Kissimmee and the Atlantic CoastLine I day by a vote of 274, thus defeatingA.

commissioners at their under the terms of which the S. Gilbert, the retiring mayor-
ty regular BIBLE STUDENT WILl. A. Cook, landscape architect with BUT, WILL STAY AT HOME AND
commissioner who received 162 votes.
,neoling. Tuesday night and the adjourned city acquires the approximately fifteen .
meeting Wednesday night HAVE CIIARGE OF CLASS AT Reasoner Brothers, addressed the acres along the waterfront was LOOK AFTER HIS EXTENSIVE There was 434 votes, eight of which

made it very plain that this election METHODIST CIIURCII Chamber of Commerce last Thursday definitely settled Tuesday night at tho INTERESTS were thrown out as spoiled ballot,

IS solely to determine whicfr method noon upon the subject of "Civic Beau- regular meeting of the city commis The newly elected commissioner wa.elected' .

J sion. Tho railroad had submitted its by the commissioners: as may- ..
of financing the paving is the most ty as an Ideal. His talk was well -
Acceptable to the majority of the Sanford, Fla., April, 2, 1924. proposition and wanted an answer. Hon. C. Sj Acre, who is representing commissioner at the regular April
Mr. II. A. Noel Kissimmee Fla.Dear received, being along different lines Osceola county in the state! legislature meeting.
freeholders of the city of Kissimmee.It City Attorney Steed read the proposal .
it not to vote bonds. It simply Brother Keel: In response to of thought than ,usually occupies the and resolutions were adopted rati- informs The Gazette that it The platform on which Mr. John- ....

"What do your kind phone message a day or no attention of the trade body members. fying the verbal agreement made will be impossible for him to be a atoll has been approved
means: way you preler- majority
\the old time method of taxing all ago I am writing to say that the day lie stressed the necessity of cooperation some time ago. candidate for re-election. by the of the voters andamoc

you ,phoned me I was in the midst of Pat Johnston the newly elected Heretofore his son has taken care the things he did was to makea
property to a portion'of the in city beautification, urging ,
pay .
pav- a big tax rush in the office and could member of the commission chosen of his farming and' stock raising: interests public statement as to his positionon
.tag tax on the streets to bo- paved, I them to take an interest in the matter was
not really give you the attention that mayor-commissioner and stated but now it Is. all up toe him certain matters which was pub
or the modern method 6f having the as well as the women. "Progress Is ,
you deserved. First I want to thank )his convictions the waterfront and and it will be impossible for Mr. lished in The Gazette. His statement
on
owners of property on the streets to the only thing that counts, he said;
bo paved pay it all?" you for the great compliment you "the uplift of the human race." Darlington avenue questions. "I am Acree to take: the time to attend the read in part that he was in favor of .

pay me in asking me to come to help In favor of accepting the railroad's session of the legislature, as It comes the city bulkheading the entire lake
Either plan designated the vot-
by you in this way and I am always gad' Dr. John R. Phillips, of the First proposition, and of closing Darlington right at the farmers' busiest time. front and proposed to see that it did
will later bond election.
mean
a to be of service to my fellows and :Methodist church, was called upon, avenue," he said. He modified his "Uncle Steve," as he is affection not cost the city any more than was
nder the "fifty-fifty" it will
plan particularly to one of my old Sunday and re-emphasized the ideas Mr. Cook statement to the effect that Darlington ately called by his multitude of necessary to do this work. He also

can a later election to vote $H ,OOO school boys, like you or "Uncle Si..' had expressed, uring united action of vas not being "closed. friends, has served three terms in the stated that he wanted to see the
avenue
ii.ijj, under the it
; "seventy-thirty" If no unforeseen thing happens to all organizations, looking toward tho since it never had been "opened," but state legislature, and has the best interests proposed paving program carried out;
later election
ill '
.> mean a toote me or mint and you still wish to have cleaning up and the beautification of that he was in favor of leaving it of the people at heart, and he I that believed a city, should be operated -
.6.,000; lands The
"fifty-fifty" plan the city. Miss Elizabeth Aultman,
so unworthy a helper an me, if you clo ed. The other commissioners takes this method of thanking them on the same basis as a man
mils: will be (o pay for paving along who was a visitor at the chamber, being I I
for I will to for their and co-operation in his business.
come me Sunday try giv unanimously adopted the resolution.The support |would operate own
property, for paving of Neptune all three in me.. If however you have on the civic beautification committee under which this landis the -past and desires to assure them | The substance of Mr. Johnston's r

Load (the Cape Breeze section of tho mad! other ariuiigements liy now I of the Kissimmoe, Women's acquired terms provide for the that he is at all times willing and statements before and afVJ his election <,

'M'an-To-Culf Highway), for drain- will Club, called the attention of the paymentto anxious to do everything possible to that he would serve the city
Not
'I understand. hearing otherwise I the A. C. L. of $1000, and the i was
and, for sewer extension, t1';e chamber members the fact that
/i afj I from you I will look for you nearly to not to Darlington further the interests of the people,, [ to the best of his ability sand woulddo
Agreement
: -Kle of which is $851,000. The.anlythirty" : :Mr.' Cook had a number of steropticanslides i \ open I
. bonds would lier Sunday JlO= you may mire. to bvenue. The property is to be used not- only of Osceola county, but the everything in his power for the
plan illustrating .specific phase of
come. i for state as well. benefit of the city of Kissimmee.
1 > these $R ,OOO items, plus tin addi- I public purposes. ,
and
Again thanking you for your kind- i beautification program, sug- I In 1881 "Uncle Steve" came to Osiiteola -
A.
Outgoing Mayor-Commissioner
>iial $78,000 to the city's iO: 1',1.1 he be AUTO ACCIDENT PROVES
pay gcstvl.that might prevailed
upI and has lived here
IICSH and with nil best wishes' for you I. county, con-
, r.tharl' of the paving of the other and S. Gilbert was present at Tuesday'smeeting FATAL TO BARTOW MAN
to to Kissimmee again
on come since married raised
and the class. I am, dear! !sir and bade farewell to his of- j tinuously a
r(-*'h, and would aggregate $ir 3,- deliver another lecture to a larger children --
Very sincerely you IK, ficial seat on the commission. He family of seven now owns a -At 'a 'point a few miles north of the
""0 Under the "fifty-fifty" plan, number of It decided to .
people. was
fine farm of 817 with fine citrus
I. R. PHILIPS.The thanked the other commissioners for acres, county line on the Orlando-Kissimmee r )
AJii.h is in operation I in Sanford St.tersbury leave the of suitable date
arranging a in I
aho\e loiter was.received b>' their co-operation, expressed himselfas grove, and 47 acres a high road, a Ford truck coming from Or +'
I I' lakeland, Orlando, and and the civic beautification
program to I state of cultivation. He is of the
one
The Gazette this morning from L. R. well pleased with the harmonious lando and en Essex coach came to-
,..
her progressive cities, the cost of section of Woman's Club and weal
Philips, teacher of the Men's Clus (the relations existing during the period| old-timers in this .section ,and,! trelh knocking J. J. "Holden, of Bar-
,'awing, other than city property, is the Business and Professional Wo
enjoys the respect and esteem of a
of th Sanford Methodist church, andgives since the commission-manager form tow jvho was riding on (be truck, to
,
\ided "fifty-fifty" between the man's Club after which the- Chamber ?
prop- wide circle of friends.
the pleading information that of government was adopted; and pro- I warm the ground and caused injuries which r
either vide the.rtft I
t) owners on o.f! would lend its support to getting out
Mr. Philips has accepted the invitation death. lie
phecied continuous harmony and cooperation KISSIMMEE WOMAN resulted in his was brought ,
according their frontage.I a representative audience.A. .
extended him by Dr. John F. among the present DIES IN MICHIGAN to the office, of Dr. T. M Rivers
I the "seventy-thirty" plan, thin ,
Phillips, pastor of the Kissimmee P. Spencer, vice-director of agricultural ,..toners, j where death occurred a few minutes
..t in asuesscd 70 cent to the
mg per church, through Mr. Ned, to conductthe extension work at the University Appointment of tax assessor was Word has just been received of the later.

,. 'operly' owners on streets affected, Men's Class of the Methodist \ of Florida, was a visitor, with discussed, and I the city clerk was instructed Heath- of Mrs. Helen King, wife of | The parties who were driving the '

nd. t thirty per cent is assessed in reg.ar church next Sunday. Dr. Philips County ,Agent June R. Gunn, and was to advertise that the appointment (Peter King of Kissimnifee, in Bay Essex coach were taken to Orlando
niillage of taxes,against thee '
tire city taxable.Saturday' dlst church next Sunday. Dr. Philip introduced. will be made at the May I(/city,.l\lIchlgan. on last, Monday. Mrs I where they received treatment, however -

city property has been ..engaged in Sunday schoolwork In response to a query from one meeting from applicants who may King was the mother of Glemont their injuries were' not 'serious.I .

that the* election, then meana which simpiy ?'lor m'any years and is a host of the members, City Attorney Steed present their applications' prior to, or King, local'legionnaire, and, with her I Both cars were badly damaged< and

", voters designate In \\lntercsng speaker and a genuine and City Commissioner Howard M. at that,time. Tho, position pays $,400Ver family resided at their place on the the exact cause of the accident Is unknown
method of
financing they prefer. all the Katz further details of the ': Saint Cloud about. three'years. the ,y
treat is in store for attending explained year. road for ; however, it is alleged that
either: later bond clectionVould
case a meeting of the class next Sunday. It ,paving program. One of the most recent x. I'boy who was driving the Ford truck
to )be called either for $8r/ ,000idtr
.t\ > is hoped that at least 100 will be present arguments advanced by the people i ART EXHIBIT Last summer Mr. and Mrjs. King was talking to Mr. Holden who was '

the 'fifty-fifty" plan, or for to welcome Dr. Philips, and I; who are opposed to the improvements : IN ORLANDO returned to their former home in hiding with him, and that the truck \
under the I
Iftf.OOO "seventythirty"nan 100 men attend the class next Sundaythe planned, or to the methods -- -- I Michigan' expecting to spend the was on the wrong side! of the road
,
Saturday's vote will not vote members will lie treated to a barbecue planned was that under the modern ; An exhibit of posters by the best summer! but Mrs. King's health has I :when the Essex! car tried to avoid a

',)n
iite. or "...traw vote" to enable the ture. excessive.; These city officials explained Albertson library, Orlando, under the ( make the return trip to Kissimmee. I was struck by the truck.

nmmissioners, to act in accord! with --- -'-. that the contracts would be auspices of the Orlando Art Associa I Mr. Holden is fa driver in the em-
-.o wishes of the of freeuMirs. LOCAL BAND GOES I
majority CARSON FARMER ISHARACA awarded to the lowest responsible tion. All teachers and students of play of Frank Jynea of Bartow who

CLASS HOST bidder under a competitive bidding' grammar and high school grades interested I TO ST. PETERSBURGThe !I was notified ana came to Kissimme

Who is entitled to vote in Saturelection I system, and that these rumors were in competing in the coming 1 Makinson-Curson Post of the i last night w n an undertaker and
I
.r'< ? All property owners Lnst Tuesday evening a chicken I utterly without foundation. The firm poster contest are urged to sec these (American Legion was represented at I tooltUie\ Hip>ains!'! to Bartow. He is

Mil 1 lie entitled to vote who nrercglerwl. / supper was given to the members and I of engineers employed is one of the posters, as they will be of great help the American Legion convention last I.'survivea py his wife, and nine chll-

The question of whether poll their guests of the Baraca Class of recognized best engineering films in : and inspiration. The posters can bo Thursday by a number of the members *dren, the youngest of which Is but .a

',.x has been paid or not does not one the First Baptist church in the classrooms i t the South, who have been in charge : seen at the library for an extended of the local band organization; at few weeks old. .. '

r into this election. To qualify to by Carson Farmer, upl'riJl-1 Af great' paving programs and l have a time to accommodate ctut-of-town pu- I St. Petersburg, the local band goingas

'to one must be a city property own- tendent of the Sunday school. reputation for insistence upon the : pill and teachers. I the Legion's band from this sect i FRANK E. JENNINGS ,

und be properly registered. Mr. Farmer sometime ago offeredto thing; up to the letter of the specifi !I During four days beginning; Saturday | tion. About ten bands took pjii t in i, i TALKS HERE_ MONDAY .

give a chicken supper to any class !cations. Announcement then April 5, George Inness, Jr., will i
,NX APPRECIATED VISITMr. was i the convention and the Kispimniec ) Frank E. Jennings, candidate for
that would double their attendance made of the referendum election have an exhibit of paintings at the (
special I band was detailed to play at the dedication Governor, will be here MonJay and '
and Mrs. Dale Wallace, of during the month of March. The called for April 5 to give the freeholders library. A reception for the artist of the new junior high school will address the people of Kissimmeefrom ,

1ix| >poxon| 111., have recently paid amt Baiaca class was the winner. an opportunity to express will be* held Monday evening April I' in that; city. the band stand. Mr. Jennings ,

to their old-time friends, Mr. I James Johnston gave' a talk on their preference between the city '7, at 8 o'clock, in the same place, to I The day ws ideal for the occasion, l' will talk at Loughman at six o'clock e

nd Mrs. E. S. Hall, of 104 Clyde ave- "Baraca," and explained the meaning paying 30 per cent of a $11(>::1,000 bond which the public are invited. At this the sunshine city having its usual Monday evening and will come herein

ue This is the first time these of the word. Sam I* Lupfer, jiout- issue for paving drainage, etc., or the time he will give an informal talk. I amount of sunshine and fair weather time to address an audience at "

i l'lends had met for more than twentycars lined the purposes of the Baracn modern plan whereby the owners of Orlando is greatly honored in beingone -----

and was An event of unusual class, while R. G. Stanfield told of abutting property pay: hair the cost,I I of the three cities in Florida in BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL eight 'clock.!

inppiticss. Mr. Wallace, who is n the best ways to build the Haracn mid n bond issue of $85,000 takes care which the famous Inness has exhibited WOMEN'S CLUB The Junior Missionary Society held

cry successful business man, agree" class. Ot.hprlpl'tlkl'rll were N. C. of the other items. I I this winter. Tb MEET NEXT TUESDAYIt its regular business meeting in the

ith Roger fialmon and other dis1 Bryan M. M. Miller, Dr. II. S. G(-i- I
There
.- ..... -- ., has been announced by Miss Bungalow Tuesday afternoon.
1 mjruidhecl men that Florida, entering ger, Rev. Phillip. Rev J. J. Farmer, were twenty-two members present. ;
into an era of great expansion Rev. Knight and Carson Farmer.A Helen Sawyer, president of the Business I roll call
giving
They responded to by
BIG CITY and Professional Women's Club,
ADOPTS
'md prosperity. It is hoped that Mr. number of songs were sung in, IDEAL GROCERY that the regular monthly business I Bible verses. Interesting reportswere

"id :Mrs. Wallace will make Florida duet and quartet numbers by the Misses I given by the different commit
meeting will be held in the store room
t their' winter home for many yearn Helen Chapman and Ruth lIt-rz'l j METHODS TO SECURE PATRONAGE of the Wenner-Sawycr, company. The I tees. The membership committee re
'
,", come. berg, and by Messrs. R. G. Stanfield 'ported fifty-two members enrol'ed.
meeting; is scheduled for Tuesday evening '
__no -- I and Uly Chapman. social service .
There were thirty-two
April 8, at eight; o'clock.Many .
S. O. S. CAM o ;-; I items of interest to the points reported. The children. are
members -
I
di-I I BAM GAVE FINAL I SUNI.11'I Bohamum'H Ideal Grocery is j giving Is making a sensible bid for your pat- much interested in their mite
Help wanted to clean up the lot i There "ifs" "and,," of the club will be discussed anda very
I CONCERT I I some concrete facts as reasons why ronage. are no or boxes. The society Is divider! into two
"really"" in front of the depot. The civic -- I Kissimmee people should patronize about this offer-take a copy of the request is made that nil membersbe '
Blues
divisions.! The Reds and the ,
) department of the Woman's Club The last" concert of the season was Kissimmee merchants and thus keep advertisement to the store and pay present. rP
side for-nt membersand
each working
irr"(' of last Sunday by the local band. "
asking assistance in the work given their at home. the advertised prices for the goodsyou i
money their mite boxes
tu-autifying this section which is the The: director, U. J. Burrows, has ask- ) select. Mr. Uolmnnon admits The Cash Feed company is another collecting for

first, to greet the visitor upon arrival od The Gazette. to thank the people'for '! On another page in this issue of ;that this in an experiment with himif live business concern making a bid An interesting missionary'story was
attendance The Gazer you will find the large 5Toltnrm'atlverliHement for business through the columns of I enjoyed by all. A literary and social
,
"i the city. The tourists at the city their appreciative Kissimmee people will patronizehim "
tourist camp have agreed to help in in behalf of himself and the boys of this enterprising he will continue to sell dependable this paper. They are located in the meeting will be held April 23. Members /
er-I I firm, containing prices on and have are urged to attend all meeting ?
thin' good work and civic pride should have given their time for the e; goods at the lowest possible Waters & Carson building I
force tainment of the people and tkfe var- groceries and meats that are rea! an unloading spur track at their door, '
our citizens to do their part. prices, do a larger volume of business ,
money-savers-and these are not charges. The Boyer Realty company \jses
Come over to the depot Thursday, ious organizations of theyrfty. in etrect'every and share his profits with his custo- thus saving on unloading/ several ads this week to tell about the
special prices, but are to their
Friday or Saturday of this week, and The Gazette is sure that the peo- in mers. Don't forget to tell him you This saving will pass on customers of Magnolia Park, and gThe'Gazette
day in the week, and are lower, handle '! advantages
of and as they every-
help the ladles inheir/ efforts{ to ple who have had the pleasure law his ad in The Gazette. will that the
beautify our town. hearing the fine talent displayed by many instances, than the same nationally thing in their line, it is a good placeto wager pro-
I will
advertised and known brand motors of this fine sub-division
the local musicians, have more than LOOK WHO'S HERE! trade. .'
of merchandise are sold for on special get bit returns for the money ex
Mrs. A. M. McCauley and daughter, enjoyed the concerts and The Gazette j and Lake : Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Bowman moth- pended. Gazette readers .should call
Winifred to thank ono sale days in Orlando Born: To )Mr. and Mrs. II. M. Katz, '
this opportunity
ening returned home Tuehdayev- takes for. ftne! services rendered' land by the big chain stores. on Wednesday, a daughter. ei; and step-father of our shoe! dealer, and seethe, property and get partial, of
after spending two week, in and all the I left this''week for uTars of the free bungalow* now ,beta?,.,
St Petersburg with Mrs. McCftuIey'a and to U. J. Burrows for his untiring | Mr. Bohannoh is setting a rapid Born: To Mr. and Mrs. Lester'I Iv" A. M. McCauley , ,* ".. ,

1 parents, Mr..,.and Mrs W1. II. Cl ary.Sr ; SffortiT in making the hand. possible. pace for out-of-town merchants andY j ey, Saturday, a Ion: their home In New York. built.{ ; fir

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