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-UNION AND JOURNAL, JACKSONVILLE, SUNDAY, JANUARY 14, 1968 .. D-17
OW NEAR $250,000 MARK
d Ball Donation Puts Old ity
Restoration Unit Goat in Sight
The St. Augustine Restora- He said it also involved res- the Winn Dixie Foundation haver, the Florida Power and eral Savings and Loan Assotion Commission has an- toration on that street of old and J. E. and A. D. Davis, Light Co., the St. Augustine ciation, the Exchange Banks nounced that a special fund Spanish cabinet, woodworking Lawrence Lewis, L. C. Ring National Bank, Security Fed- of St. Augustine and Hastings, drive started three months and pottery shops. Each of the San Marco Contracting ago has almost reached its these 'shops now display Co. and the -H. E. Wolfo Congoal through a substantial gift wares depicting the 18th ce struction Co. from Jacksonville financier tury Spanish city, he s Earle Ne'wton, executive dii Ed Ball. Wolfe added that a plaqd rector of the St. Augustine "This is more than just a- commemorate the gifts .a K 'Restoration Commission, said contribution to the Restoration been placed in the principal the foundation for the original Commission from Mr. Ball," structure, Casa Sanchez de 'Sahchez-Ortigosa house was said Commission Chairman Ortigosa. unearthed through archaeolo Herbert E. Wolfe, who accept- He said restoration on St. gy. The original was a two ed Ball's check at the Florida George Street, known in Span- room one-story s t r u c t u r National Bank of Jacksonville. ish days as Calle Real, has which appeared on colonial "It represents many years of been done through gifts which mpof16-64-65, he said: continuing support from Mr. have- ranged" up to $50,000. Newton said furnishings for Ball and Mrs. Alfred du- Wolfe reported that two pre- a restored building occupied Pont and others to the com- vious anonymous gifts to that by Southern Bell Telephone mission." amount had been matched by and Telegraph Co. were mad Goal of the drive. et up for Ball. in the wo rking shop. five-yeaupp.gommission pro- Wolfe said that the St. Au- w ethe gram, 500. gustine commission, set up to fo thr small Wolf 'said- ~Bal'la t do- supplement the work of the h e ations supplemeit' wo pre- State Restoration Commis- -Ortid j se o was vus w s md posi lon. has received gifts of uneartb ,as
ble t h nSt. Augus- nearly $1 million to support been res he ie d on St. George its program. a. added, as lr shop Street pa S oierty is being Donors besides Ball and DONATION FOR RESTORATION PROGRAM for demo and restored to its colonial setting. Mrs. duPont were listed as Ball (left) Presents Fund Gift to Wolfe crafts.
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