Bradford County telegraph

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Bradford County telegraph
Place of Publication:
Starke, FL
Bob G. Ferguson and John M. Miller
Creation Date:
July 26, 1979
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Newspapers -- Starke (Fla.) ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage:
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The first issue of this ongoing weekly appeared on July 26, 1879 under the title Florida Telegraph. It was published by William Wyatt Moore, a native Floridian and a staunch Democrat. Moore had previously worked for a paper in Tallahassee and had also published newspapers in Jacksonville, Lake City, Cedar Key, and Pensacola. After appearing for a short time as the Weekly Florida Telegraph and reverting back to the Florida Telegraph, the paper’s name was changed to the Starke Telegraph. In 1887, Moore sold a half-interest in the newspaper to I.C. Webb, who became sole owner within a few months and changed its name to the Bradford County Telegraph. In 1893, Eugene S. Matthews, who had previously worked for newspapers in Gainesville and Ocala, purchased the Bradford County Telegraph with Ben J. Farmer, who sold his interest to Matthews five years later. Matthews published the Bradford County Telegraph for the next forty years. He was also elected to the state legislature in 1904, 1907, 1911 and 1923. His son, Eugene L. Matthews, a graduate of Columbia University’s School of Journalism, took over the publication in 1933, matching his father’s record of forty years as publisher. The Bradford County Telegraph continues to the present.
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Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 9, no. 41 (Apr. 13, 1888)-
General Note:
Publishers: Mathews & Farmer, <1893-1897>; E.S. Mathews, <1900-1926>.
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Many tributes have been written and spoken in praise of the printer but I ,
none more meaningful or well said than these words from the pen of the .';. r :., '; .llst Year Mark. Florida ,
great English novelist. Charles Dickens. JPSML7oyWarren \
':, Thursday,July 2*. 1179 I
This Centennial issue of The Bradford County Telegraph is dedicated to J
three former editors and publishers who we feel carried out the highest .
traditions of Dickens' praise and three others without whose special gifts
The Telegraph would have lacked much of its unique flavor over the 1 'sla : I'
yean.These. r CoUnty'

men are:

-William Wyatt Moore an experienced newspaperman who came to t
Starke in 1879. looked around the grubby little town of a few rough houses I
and frame stores huddled around the railroad track and saw in it a I
potential for growth and a community that needed a newspaper. He left
town soon to return with his family and a handful of crude equipmentwith Mayor Battles.
which he and his son, Sterling published the first Issue of The
Telegraph on July 26, 1879

-Eugene S. Matthews born near Providence learned the printing
I trade on early newspapers In Gainesville and Ocala, edited his first paperat
age IB, but returned to Starke when he learned The Telegraph was for
sale. Purchasing the paper in 1893 he began 40 years of publication dur- AgainCommissioner Budget
ing which time he supported aU projects for the betterment of the com
munity. r

-Eugene Matthews son of E.S. Matthews, grew up with the I
Telegraph.' During the Depression Gene Matthews answered the call to Agonizing over a budget that la half
return from New York and run the newspaper. For 40 more years from Joseph Warren, million dollars out of balance the
1933 to 1973 the Telegraph continued to flourish with Gene Matthews at ousted as mayor June S, was Bradford County Commission worked
the helm. He continued to espouse the cause of the Democratic Party the reinstated Monday night by a ruling / until 1:30 a.m. Tuesday night to examine .,
party of the people. A reticent sober man In Matthews has never from Circuit Court Judge Osee the General Fund and managed :
hesitated to use his editorial pen for the. betterment of Starke and Bradford Fagan .IR.. to cut only 28700. "
County.: agreed the city charter gave : "That's what you call real nitpicking .
commissioners the authority to appoint L ," 'Commissioner EW. '
-H.E. Lage ren, whose keen observance Infinite wisdom, great sense and implication to remove I, Hodges exploded after CPA Pat Farn- I Isworth
of humor and Knowledge of the early years of Starke, added sparkle to the mayor. However, the Judge said, who Is helping the county on
the paper,through the years when he was an active contributor and also Starke commissioners did not the budget, added up the cuts made.
In later years when his articles have been reprinted from time to time. "exercise their power correctly." I "You've got to knit some more." '
Although Mr Lagergren was a surveyor by profession from time to time "This decision will have significant You're: Invited< : Commissioner Dave Shuford told
he took over editorship of The Telegraph during periods when publisher political implications," Fagan said Hodges. The board will meet next i
E.S. Matthews would be serving In the Legislature. The material he contributed adding that the commission needed a ''Tuesday July 31. at 8 p.m. In the
over the years will always remain treasured bits in The rule because It Was better than ruling To The Bradford County Telegraph'sCentennialStreet courthouse for a third budget session.
Telegraph files. by whim. The board faces a proposed 1979-80
"As it is now three commissioners Dance Saturday July 28 6p.m. budget of 2418188. with requests
-The Hoover Brothers Frank and Joe though never members of The can get together and decide to do totaling some 1212.000 over the ,current .
Telegraph staff,have been important contributors to our historical issues anything they want at any $2,205,743 budget. There is also
through the magic of their camera lens which recorded the passing scene time..there should be some continuity the $57,000limit imposed by Gov. Bob
I,of Starke and Bradford County over half a century.To to enacting ordinances," he said ", LIVE MUSIC ALL EVENING Graham on new taxes for 79-8Q.,

these six men and their service to the community through the pages In order for the removal of Warrento 'M .' Further complicating the problem
of The Telegraph we will! always be indebted be legal written charges must be Smoked and Barbecued Chicken Dinners was the announcement night
filed, charging him misfeasance, With Baked Beans Cole Slaw. Rolls by Farnsworth that the budge is actually
malfeasance or negligence and a t 1"FAdult ,i" $500,000 out of balance Including i
-The Publishers hearing be held. Plat$2.50. Child's Plate $1.25 some $300,000 in the big t
City Attorney George Pierce said Prepared by Lowtey UnlimitedFor General Fund and $112.00 in the
I there weren't sufficient charges Benefit of Transportation Trust Fund (the old
t against Warren to remove him. Community Projects ,; Road and Bridge Fund). It took
"\ Fagan then asked if there were any Served from 6 p.m.,Until Sold Out < $292,500 in cash carryover last year to

procedures for the removal of the Strawberry Swingers Square Dancing"Smokey" balance, the General Fund. Farnsworth -
Suspended Police Officer mayor. Pierce said there were no pointed out.
provisions to either remove or suspend : Band. W.B. McKlnney, Fiddling ". '.' "Toll the board what you've been
the mayor. ."' ,r'r"fit, '' :.!I rompionpomilySingen f" ,' 'telling', (ne'tlhau,. we're ,actually
w''' "- "' ', -" .WeJJ, what happened, then '.H* ., ', i;, ;: : COO" pRiZES:;..........: *. > *ftt $500,000 out,-Shurord \'told 'Farnsworth '
To have Hearmg TodaySuspended 'was mayor and now he's dot" Fagan' who then substantiated the
said seeming somewhat exasperated 4 I'' ,, $25 frlx* for Best Old-Fashioned Costume! ,.' ':b\ veteran Lawtey commissioner's +
at this point. Bring Your Lawn Chair, Your Appetite; Your Friends and, Family' statement Income In the General
indefinitely without pay were vindictive and that "he's been Commissioner Vernon Silcox askedto for Some Good Old-Fo.hlond Fun. < Fund has been running behind expenses -
police officer George Tomasovitch Is out to get me ever since the investigation. testify saying he was the only commissioner ,'. .' I for several years Farnsworth
optimistic he will be reinstated after ." still on the commissionafter said. The GF has been balanced by
his hearing Thursday at 2 p.m. in city Bowen was charged on 11 misdemeanor ', the 1973 election abolishing the bringing In funds from other sources.
hall, with Gainesville attorney Harris counts of misfeasance and office of mayor. '. .' The board faces the difficult task of
Tobin representing him. malfeasance and perjury when he Silcox said the ordinance was cutting the$500,000 from the proposed
Suspended"insubordination to a told a grand Jury that he couldn't drawn up to diminish the power of the Execution Stay GrantedOnce spending bill or of using an expected i
superior officer," the incident stemmed remember if he had given his men who had previously beenelected healthy carryover to balance a deficitof
from a cup of coffee with Com orders to shoot stray dogs four years { by the people to serve mainlyas expenditures over actual income.
missioner Joseph Warren Tuesday ago. All charges against Bowen were a figurehead and chairman of the A compromise would be to cut as
night after the commission meeting.On dropped in March."Bowen commission.The again the federal courts have Circuit Court Judge William K. much as possible then use the carryover -
foot patrol his second demotion asked me to investigate thepolice ordinance however, does not Issued 9 stay of execution-this time Love of Bartow,ordered the partial. ) for a year and hope the tax lid I
since March. Tomasovitch said War- departmenUwhen( this grand explain what the duties of the for Howard Virgil Lee Douglas convicted closing and also overturned the is lifted by next year.
ren asked him to have a pup of coffeeat Jury Investigation came out) and ."mayor-commissioner" nor does it for a 1973 shotgun slaying in jury's recommendation of life Imprisonment Taxpayers face three or four mill
the Holiday Inn. Tomasovitch said then for no apparent reason, told me provide removal procedures. The Brewster. by sentencing Douglas to increase if the board decides to raise
he didn't check out with headquarters to stop Tomasovitch said. changes applied to the city code not Douglas, who was scheduled to die death. Income next year to match expenses.
because he had his walkie-talkie and "I've heard Bowen say t' at \tf.he the city charter which does define the at 7 a.m. Thursday was granted the Krentzman said it was not his Inten- Alternative is for the county commission -
could communicate at all times. couldn't suspend me that lie would duties of a mayor and also proscribes temporary stay by U.S District tion to stay the' proceedings Indefinitely to make drastic cuts in the
When he returned. Tomasovitch have me sit in a corner for 12 hoar as removal and selection procedures. Judge Ben Krentzman In Tampa. and added that any further budget to bring expenditures down to
was called into headquarters and my duty with the police force," he ad- Fagan said the commission has the stay would have to be granted by the Income. '
" given a written reprimand criticizing ded.Bowen power to remove the mayor under the The execution was blocked until Sth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in "The time has finally come for the
his behavior and asked to Sign it. denied that he was "out to city charter and they did not comply Krentzman could rule on one of five New Orleans or the U.S. Supreme commissioners to make some priority
Tomasovitch refused and was cited get anybody. believing the provisions did not applyto points raised in Douglas' last-ditch Court. decisions on what programs to fund
for insubordination by Capt. Scotty Two other officers, Denton Devoe the new ordi.ianc!. appeal. His order stayed the execution says county clerk Gib Brown. The
Aides to General Jim
Rhoden and Scotty Rhoden. were suspemled Warren's demise came during the until his ultimate decision is Attorney clerk says even though state and
Smith In Tallahassee said would
Tomasovitch spoke to the with pay in connection with possible June 5 UM.>r't*sion meeting when decided by appeals courts. wait until after reading Krentzman's they federal matching funds are nice and
Telegraph and said he was positive criminal allegations. Charges Silcox moved that Warren be remove the issue before the programs do good the board
Police Chief Jimmy Bowen's actions against them were also cleared ed as mayor after Warren had issued Krenztman did not indicate when he what opinion on the state will take.deciding' faces decisions on which to keep and
March. several orders to the city clerk and would rule but pointed out that Gov. which the county can't afford.
When asked why Tomasovitch.who police chief. Robert Graham could sign another "Well it looks hke to me we'll haveto
has a wife and three children was Warren had ordered City Clerk death warrant before the case Is ..etted. !- sharpen up that knife and start cut.
alr vSiinnt vTtCerZoning suspended without pay. Bowen Merrill Edwards to draw up a limn It Is unlikely, however, that the ling" said board chairman Maxie
replied the charge of insubordination cial plan within 30 days and ordered death. warrant will be carried out Carter."I: .
warranted it. Police Chief Jimmy Bowen to enforce before It expires at noon Friday. agree," said clerk Brown.
5 ''1 have no qualms about what I've the dog leash ordinance. He also announced "Anytime you start cutting into a
done. I Just want the Job done right several Items he intended to Krenztman addressed only one! surplus you're Just one year away
i and it wasn't being done right," place on the ballot. issue of Douglas' el:ht-pege petition- from a real problem." r
' Bowen said.During Silcox said If Warren did not rescind that of the unconstitutionality of the "That's right it Just compounds the
" the dismissal, Tomasovitch the orders he would ask that he partially closed Polk County trial during trouble," Shuford agreed. i
fi\ was read his Miranda rights be removed as mayor Warren did not the testimony of Helen Atkins, "Gov. Graham was great in putting
(criminal rights), and then the rescind and was removed. wife of the slain Jesse William AtkinsJr. that cap on millage." chairman
charges were read to him stating In C.rter.aaid.. asking why the governor ,
part his behavior was"irresponsible"and
showed blatant defiance. He was In an Interview after Warren was ':. t see page s.1)Family
l"" also being discharged for spreading reinstated.Warren told the Telegraph ', I'
the 1973 ordinance was only to place \
dissent within the police department. "
the election of the mayor within the 1' f I ilThouand
Bowen said Tomasovitch's"attitude
had been negative for some commission not the public. He said ( = CENTENNIAL IS HERE']
to t' :;" .,
time" and he didn't know why. He the ordinance did nothing change : : ,
,. .. said be didn't think it stemmed from tie city charter and he was tlmply' goI ','I

the grand Jury investigation. Inll by the book. Celebration Set
,.yl,:; ".. vIY3t Tomasovitch.who had been cited as don't think the commissionerswill : Saturday''

: ..,...."4 C-" .."' an outstanding investigator in June'' make any further effort rewrite to oust the : ., '
.".,:. ...,4 1977 by Bowen. was demoted to road me-they would have another to amendmenton of hour by a relatively email gaff have geneInto Singers, the Smoker Rind;fiddling"W.B.McKlnnry. ..
Courthouse.tJO patrol and then to foot patrol after he charter or place" Warren said. the publishing and printing of this Cl'nt.nnl.lllla. of and square dancing by the Strawberry, Swinger If
," =:.,if-i issued too many traffic citations. the / the Bradford County Telegraph numbering let pages the you're game caller Gil Crosby might invite you te Join the
;, 3 f ,..... 'f t "That (the title of Investigator) w.s c.HPd. '.U largest the paper history. circle of square dnnersSmoked .*
". Just something he called himself-I and barbecued chicken dinners will be
,, prepared
I -" < a! E.L. Matthew hat worked day and night for the past six
lUeHow te never promoted him to that." Bowen '. and served Unlimited with t.
't Homo*** and what other had wrllten-t by Lawtey profit going us
months writing editing I"thl'
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But :Matthews worked,
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t ,,,,Jr"- ": "; Warren who was a witness at Index July can come up with It we might even offer some wamp eabage .
_'I other t extra effort, and this cl'nll'nnlalla.a.
I ..1:,. J'm 1; ., Tomasovitch's dismissal said the prodded for the brave to try! Plate*! will be$Z.M for adult and
<0' : ,. unfounded. became a reality and Is out on timetIt
was totally
$1.2S for
T, 1 reprimand effort with Matthew the .
has Indeed bee
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.-. ... ...te..I.'< '." out of contact ,with headquarters main fashioned cMiiime. Prizes will ales be given for the oldest
The issue I is the most complete history of the town and
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C-rtfI.u..a,. : ...they had ne reason, to subscriber prf'WAt..nd for the one who hat sublcrlbedU'.CHllly'Of' con
.... SECTION At county published to date, containing a* much *
U '. 'r' : criticize him he said.This tile number.
.,,;: (" .' oJ Is Tomasovitch's first reprimand Society...,?.. .'. Pages A,4AM average book. H contain hundred of photographs and Centennial greatest dishes year if and
work with the editorial. .... ..... Pate4ANews. Illustration of old and new Stark and Bradford County tray (or candy yen prefer)
since he
began T-hlrt will be available souvenirs of the celebration.
} force ... .... .. ... IA.1A.3A and consumed five ton of newsprint. a*
\1 Courtesy,of. ?, I police A .representative in 1972. of the International Le 4ls... :.... .. . ag1A Naturally, we're proud'II. and hope It meet with your ''ne*, er,.at heist ear cost give away with new*r renewed labscrlption -

JACKSON'S BUILDING Brotherhood of Electrical approval.To A 1 lot of work has gone Into this issue and we sincerely
observe! the Telegraph' IMth birthday in a more
IBEW said collectionhad ,, i.,. per- the It will became and
Workers ) a believe thai as years go by: more
r renal' and to make a part of this special edition.the .
> been taken Tomasovitch., .- way. you valuable historical record' SUrfc aiad,Bradford '
:1 SUPPLY Of Stark* match-saying Telegraph staff Is hosting a centennial: party this Saturday more a* a H -
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I Bradford Teachers Win $292,500 Pay.. Package-:- Dental PlanBradford I

teacher will receive pay September 17. except for annual con- per year, In a new contract negotiated tract the and her bargaining team
checks 10 percent larger this tract personnel who will get only 1890 with the School Board by the bargainIng won smoothly It Is the blggecfpay Increase L
team of the Bradford Education teachers have received In the r-

Association past several years.
As a sweetner to get the teacher Supt. Tom Casey had already
Blood Sweat and Tears.... team to agree to 10 percent, school stated that teachers, who got no raise
board bargaining agent Eddie last year, would get a substantial nwle
Douglas tossed In a dental care amount of the new monies coming
It la with a great deal of pride that we bring you our Centennial Issue of The package costing an extra 31000. The from the Florida Education Finance
Bradford County Telegraph. Aa you may well know the production of a package won by the teacherstotak Program (FEFP) In 1879-80. Value of
newspaper of this size ana nature takes a tremendous amount of effort on the $292,500, according to Douglas' an FTE unit, by which schools receive
part of everyone to make They Issue lot of recognition and thanks for figures. The agreement Is a compromise money from the state, has Increased
this extra effort the Centennial as good as It Is. between the original 12 percent .. from $911 at the end of last term to a .
proposal by BEA and the seven record level of $989 set by the "
We want to recognize each and every one for their effort and say thanks for percent first offered by the school legislature for 197980. It gave the
a job well done... board team. Bradford school district $459,414 In
Advertising Sales..Joan Carter.Production..Linda The agreement Is tentative and subject new FEFP monies, Including $107,000In
Thomas and Sheila Forsyth. to a vote of BEA members when declining enrollment funds which "
.Typesetting...Ada Reddish< and Cindy Cissy. teachers return to duty August 20,and the administration claims Is nonrecurring
Printing and Productlon..Brian Arnold and Kevin Miller. suoject to a vote by the school board and can't be budgeted for
Mailing and Distribution..Kevin Miller, John Bennett, Byron Roberts. when It meets the night of August 20. salaries.
Special Thanks to James Prince for doing some of It all """"
The new salary proposal also does --,
Raises from $850 for annual
and general overseeing. Judy Miscally.
Coordinating, organizing,
away with continuing contract status #;I
contract personnel to a maximum of ,
Rick Buddy Ceilings, Faye
Writing apd Editing..Cal Massey, $1,320 for a teacher with 16 years ex for salary purposes. In other words,a
Greek Ines Shields. four-year teacher will be paid the '
Keeping books straight and us on right track..Jean Chitty. perience. The raises, according to amount continuing contract teacher : I I !A' II 1 1'I
BEA team chief spokesperson Julie
General work and asslsUnce..Sylvia Wheeler.
paper earns rather than under the annual
Miller, are a true 10 percent for
.For years general consultations and professional guidance..Claude teachers with three to U years ex contract scale whether or not the person r
Crowson perience. is on continuing contract, a
Again, thanks to all for this once-in-a-Wetlme endeavor. "Yes. I believe I am pleased withIt. substantial Increase. 1.
In the lU prior to this teacher
said Mrs. Miller of the new con- years
raises have averaged$225. Big raises
came in 1948,58,68,11-77,making this
year's Increase out of sync with past .....
WE HAVE USED HOMES teachers.performance and an improvement for ,

In 1973-74 a beginning teacher earned .,',. ""}; '0 ., ,.
$7,350 and the top end for a CC-15 \
teacher was 10395. In 74-75 the
salary schedule went to $7,770 at the Chief bargaining agent for the school board Eddie Douglas, left, and Mrs
low end a $11,000 at the top, and Julie Miller Initial copies of the newly agreed upon teacher contract just after I
1 Bedroom stayed the same in 7576. the teams reached' agreement last Friday morning.
Starting salary went to $8,200 In
70-77 and top went to $12,200. a $430
raise for beginning teachers and a worked with a contract until after priority item,"the BEA spokespersonadded.
2 Bedroom $1,200 raise at CC-13. Christmas before finally signing a .
In 77-78 there was a$500 across-the- document that did not include pay "Is this the board's best offer?"
board Increase to$8,700 at the low end Increase. asked Rich Layer, Florida Education
and $12,700 at the top. There was no Douglas agreed with the BEA team who came In to
3 Bedroom salary increase last year,78-79. the 10 percent raise does not keep assist the teacher team Layer's ad-
In the new 7940 contract, teachers pace with inflation, especially since vice proved invaluable, Mrs. Miller
also won the right to operate a sick their was no raise last year. states.
leave bank In which teachers can con- The raise will, however allow a "It is possible(for the board team)
tribute up to 90 days sick leave days to beginning teacher in Bradford Countyto to get back with the school board and
another teacher in case of earn 9550. A teacher with 18 principals and discuss where we are
SAVE HUNDREDS DOLLARSSee catastrophic Illness or injury. years experience will earn$ )- and come to a settlement?" Layer
Teachers must have been in the Ing into the 17th schedulestep all pressed Wednesday night.
system for a year and have accrued ed to the salary "This Is the best salary proposalwith
nine day sick leave to participate in teachers with the most experience to the dollars we have available,",
the bank. receive a $1,320 raise instead of Douglas answered."At .
Our Amount of terminal leave pay was 1270. next time let's see how far
SupplyOf upped from 60 to 75 days in the new The pay raises are calculated at 10 apart..." Layer said.
contract. Terminal leave is accrued percent above the 1978-79 schedule "I'm definitely not saying I'm not
sick leave pay a teacher can be paid For instance, a continuing contract acceptable to additional offers,"
for upon retirement Instead of losing teacher with four years of experience Douglas said. The meeting the BEA
All New FLEET WOODS the days altogether. Purpose is to (CC-4) drawing $9,990 this past term team requested was set for Friday
i give teachers a reason to stay on the will draw $10,980 In the 79-80 term In morning July 20. At that point the
job rather than taking sick leave which he/she will be classified CC-S. BEA was asking $14,400 at the high
days.Noninstructional. Douglas calculated 10 percent of the end of the scale and school board offer
employees will CC-4 salary, $900, and added that to for comparable experience was
receive basically the same percen- the CC-4 salary of $9,900 which 13750.
New Medallion increases as teachers, said equals $10,890, and putting the new The meeting opened at 10 a m. Friday .
Douglas,who is business manager for figure into the CC-S slot. Naturally, and by noon the two teams had
By Fleet wood the school board as well as Its chief teachers drawing higher salaries reached agreement.
1 Year Warranty On All Used Homes Sold bargaining agent, because of experience would receivea "We lee honestly we don't have the
"Basically, we're building a budget larger raise, because 10 percent of dollars to do that/' Douglas said to
) for all employees," Douglas said in larger number is greater than 10 per. _.theJirsl BEA offer Friday morning,
the early 'going- on teacherf salary '"'cent of a smaller: number. w"1 sat ffje agreed then to add the 17th step
'negotiations last Wednesday night. I Master's,degree teacher-will' ) also to bring the raise for those teachers
1 JOHN BROWN'S '::Jtl-s a game we1 havt to go through* receive supplment of$2,05*'dpm *'*m ith 16 yeatw experience, up$50 from
with" Douglas repeatedly said of the Rank 1-A and Rank I teachers will $1,270 to $1,320. BEA accepted the
negotiations. But the school board receive the same supplements of proposal but pointed out to Douglas it
MOBILE HOME CENTER negotiator has had nothing but praise $1,800 and $2,600. will take an extra year' to get the top
for the way the BEA team headed by Salary negotiations opened last salary.
) Mrs. Miller has conducted negotiations Wednesday night with the school The BEA team came back at 11:05
this year.Agreement board bargaining team offering a a.m. with a $30,000 decrease, but still
was reached earlier $275,000 package in which annual con- asking 10 percent across-the-board
than ever before. Last year\ teachers tract (AC) teachers would have above the increments. At 11:35 a.m.
" received an $800 acrosstheboardraise Douglas countered with the$850 offer
II and CC 1-16 teachers a 10 per for AC teachers and 10 percent
cent raise. across-the-board, which the BEA
"Within the dollars available I feel
team finally accepted. It was a
The this is a salary schedule that can be $14,000 gain, the BEA team said.
Announcing Opening defended" Doulgas told the BEA Douglas then added the dental Insurance -

team. program to sweeten the pot,
i "We appreciate the salary schedule The dental will cost$144 per
offered here," said BEA's Mrs. employee, upping the board's fringe
Miller,who then asked that the salary benefit program for employees to
discussion be deferred until another
per year.
meeting. Douglas who had hoped to "OK,Eddie, It looks like we have an
0The\ Brama reach agreement last Wednesday, agreement... except for one thing,"
reluctantly agreed. said Mrs. Miller.
"Why"are the Increments not I included Douglas. Supt Casey, and the BEA
? Mrs. Miller asked
referring team then worked
out a mutually
: to the small step ups of $100 for AC satisfactory schedule for 1979-80
:1 :" RestaurantTemple teachers and$200 for CC teachers for days. Douglas wanted to avoid pay two

each year taught. The teacher team. paydays close together at the end of
contended the raise should be 10 percent
school when teachers get their June
with the increments of
on top
pay check and then are Immedldately
Ave. U.S. 301 & Pratt St. Starke Fla. that. due their summer checks for July and
Increments item
_. are a negotiable ,
August. Douglas asked for time bet.
Douglas contended, that having been
ween checks to the next
the school board since
position 1975.
payroll. They agreed on Sept. 17 Oct.
"In looking at the salary schedule, 15, Nov. 15, Dec. 17, Jan. 15, Feb. 15,
we're not that far said Mrs.
apart March 17, April 15, May 15, June 16.
Miller. "We'd like the board to
and June 27 for the July and August
We Have demonstrate- that we(teachers) are a checks.RRER.


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A third contender for the chief of old seat .to not up lor re-election this Eunice added he would think abcut .u.oo l caI wtn ...
yi police and a third for the Group 4 year. administrative changes once he gbt wUl do INI ab era'..,. 'iii f t taz' II 1
commission seat qualified for the Dean of the city officer holders aInto office. payer.
Sept. 11 elections Tuesday, the last ty Clerk Merrill Edwards, got by unchallenged Bowen was acquitted on charges of Holiday U In building constructionwith
day of qualifying.Julias and .Is set for his 11th pet'Jury and m1ademeanor charaMIn Holiday & Son Construction Co. :
D. !Eunice, 91, signed up for term. M arch and Is currenUy Involved In This Is the tint time he hat run In an ; ,
the police chief race, bringing tin Eunice has had seven yean of experience the suspension of one of his police officers election.
number of hopefuls to three. Incumbent with the Starke police George Tomasovitch. "Why don't you run?' Holiday said
Chief Jimmy Bowen Is also being department during which time he also Bowen, who has been chief since he was asked when trying to get
challenged by another former worked with the Bradford County 1973, said he will continue his efforts others In the black community to run Mv 1 r.'J r.
policeman Jimmy Epps. Sheriffs office for four months. He to Increase the efficiency and effec for the city council. ,
4 Building contractor George Holiday now Is a collections supervisor for the tiveness of the police U Also running against the Incumbent
sass. dent
; 38, hoi Joined newcomer Mary Community State Bank. well U modernize it for the Group 4 seat Is Mary Ellen 'J
Ellen Peterson in challenging Incum policies. Peterson 13Peterson Julias D.Eunice
bent Vernon Sllcox for his Group 4 This to the first election for Eunice Jimmy Eppe,the first to qualify! for entered the race becauseshe r ,
council seat and he said he intends to provide betthe elections,said this is his first time.Incumbent feels the commission needs "a
Joe Warren to being ter law enforcement and protection around. He works with the city as a lady on the commission." A {
challenged in Group 2 by veteran for the citizens. He wants more foot purchasing agent and to a former housewife with three daughters, this Earl Jones Named
commissioner Charles Schaefer who patrol,and he said he will Insist police police officer Is also her first election.
was defeated last year by Ted keep up with. police standards Epps wants to end hl;h-.peed With no specific campaign pro !
Oglesby for Schaefer's old seat. This refresher courses offered through Chases, revamp the administration mises, Peterson said she believes in To NFIB CouncilEarl
George Holiday Jr. year Schaefer switched groups; his Santa Fe Community College. and design a lawful system for the "share and share alike"
philosophy and will push human F. Jones of Crown Central ,
rights ideology l If elected. Lumber, Inc. of Starke has been appointed j

I Warren Back On the Trail Again Wants Changes in City CharterPushing since Sllcox 1971 has and been said on he the plans commission to run on the National an Action Federation Council of Member Independent to, I

his .
past performance."I've Business (NFIB) In San Mateo, ,
treated people right and Calif. and D.C.
for a change In the city novative kick once again. neighborhood. lias been within we constitutional hopefully they'll remember that come Washington r
charter and attempting to go by the Not to lose any time Warren has "Now we both know that to enforce validity of the city charter and codes. election time" he said. \
rules of the book didn't sit well with become prolific with the words, Issuing this would be unconstitutional. But And he wants everyone to go by the In the ring for Group 2 commission Idea of the Action Council Member ,;
four of the five commissioners not too statements and placing items on there it Is. This to what I'm talking book. seat to incumbent Joseph Warren, was developed by NFIB President
long ago so they ousted the culprit- the ballot contention 11 election. about..we need to update and A strong mayor is also something who was recently reinstated as mayor Wilson S. Johnson who felt the need .
Mayor-Commissioner Joseph Warrenby The main Warren has .to revamp this whole book of codes and Joe Warren thinks would be a good after being ousted June 5.and Charles for members to take a more active
a 4-1 vote June a. that the government as it Is does not the charter," he explained. Idea. A city manager, which would Schaefer, former commissioner role In furthering the cause of small
Warren called for a hearing,saying go by the books. coat about$22,000 a year,to too expen- defeated by Ted Ogelsby in 78. and Independent business at the grassroots I
his civil rights had been violated. "we can't charge one person for a Warren thinks the city clerk and sive and has been turned down by Warren has been pushing for a complete and federal level.
Warren won. sewer hook-up and not another. We chief of police: should be appointed voters. A full-time mayor Warren revamping of the city charter
After being reinstated as mayor by can't have an ordinance and not enforce not elected, so the politics will be said,Is not quite Justifiable yet but a and has put several issues on the NFIB to a non-profit, non-partisan .
Circuit Court Judge Osee Fagan Monday .- it," he says emphatically. taken out of city government. As it Is part-time mayor elected by the people ballot concerning mayoral duties and organization representing the needs 8
afternoon Warren grinned and Warren continually points out the now, the clerk and chief run the city, of Starke to exactly what this city whether certain city positions should of small businesses across the coun- Y\
said "That's what I'd expected. antiquated and ridiculous nature of not the commission, Warren con- needs. be appointed or elected. try. Founded In 1943. NFIB was 1 jj
Confident that the commissioners the city charter. He says there's an tends. But the full-time mayor position Schaefer, a member of the National designed to promote the concept of
will not take any further steps to oust ordinance which prohibits blacks and Warren also Insists that he has gone elected by voters was abolished In a Guard, was a commissioner for six free enterprise and to give Indepen- '. {
him again, Warren is on the ren- whites from living in the same by the book and everything he's done 857-518 veto In a special election In years and served as mayor from dent business a greater voice In shap ..
1973. People said they were fed up 1974-76. He said he too will be runnlrg ing the laws which govern businessand .
with a strong mayor back then and on his past performance. government. ;
I Early Entrance to First Grade Possible If Child Is 6 by June 30 commissioners tried to point that out
to Warren
now when they removed
A child who becomes six-years-old sldered for advance placement, Mrs. dividual readiness evaluation wouldbe him after he flexed a few mayoral !
by June 30 may enter the first gradein Payne states. given. muscles. I
the beginning of this school year if The kindergarten program offered Undaunted and buoyed by his recent
he/she can demonstrate readiness fora by the Bradford school system is an If the child successfuly completesthese success In court Warren says he i
first grade program, according to appropriate program for most requirements placement in wants to "bury the hatchet with the WEDDINGS ,
Curriculum Supervisor Lucille children even though they may be first grade will take place during the city clerk and chief of police" and
Payne. eligible for advanced placement by first 20 days of school. begin following the word of the book. SPECIALTY '.
age, Mn. Payne stresses. He goes on, "All I ask Is for
for early entrance -----l---
evaluation everybody to go by the book and for
may be obtained from There is an approved statewide procedure
Mrs. Payne, director of curriculum which Is being used by al the people of this town to trust and
at the county school board office andmust Florida school districts to determinea bear with me until I get things going
the book. I honestly believe that If
be submitted by Aug. 22. child's readiness to enter first grade by
should be The with the people do not care and don't express -'
Applications completedonly early. procedure begins r
by those who feel that their child readiness test with paper and pencil.If themselves in the next election" N
that Starke will slide back
demonstrates sufficient the child does well enough on that Oak trees were considered 20 yean. ,
emotional and social Phy.lcalii first test then,after a conference with protection sgaintt lightning. Whether Warren's Issues are ad-
as academic potential to be con-' the parents, a more in-depth In- dressed will be seen come Sept. 11. PORTRAITS wj



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FLEEING from drought and from poachers: who kill
them for their ivory,these elephants In Kenya invaded u. S. Good Beef
settled areas. Their presence terrorized rural families
and the herds destroyed farm crops "Last Stand In Chuck' Roast
Eden," a one-hour National Geographic Television .
Special on stations of the Public Broadcasting Service: "
Sunday evening Mar, 4, shows how the Kenyan, government And
used a spotter plane,helicopter,and teams of
trackers to try moving the animals back Into the forest $
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elephant I Is illegal, a few were killed, probably byan&1'
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slaughtered its last herds to protect needed food crops, Ground Beef Lb.
and suggests the elephant days may be numbered. By warn Campbell a ran NOS

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"Were it left for me or newspapersto .

decide whether we without a government,

should have a I should not hesitate '

government without moment to Jnf

newspapers, prefer the latter." The oldest and youngest funeral- direr .. In the Florida Funeral Directors Association are DeWIU C. Jones, (third
from left) who celebrated his lath birthday on June 24. and Steve Futch (second from Ifn. the youngest who is
,' associated with the DeWifl C. Jones Funeral Home In Starke. Others In photo taken at a recent District 3 meeting, are
Thomas ; J.B.Daniel,Jr. (left),a director FFDA and former employe of Mr.Jones; Harold Johnson second from right)present -
owner of Jones t'un.r.lllome In Starker! ; and Benton Flitch manager.

De Witt C. Jones Has Led Active

Our First Hundred Years... ;* "t' ? ts, ,f i,.

<", j d', Life for 90 Years on City SceneAt
And The Years To Come : .t, .

BO, DeWitt C. Jones Is slowing store to Baird Hardware about the the' council, Jones worked for civic
down a bit..but wee to be expected same time he sold the bottling plant. Improvements and served on the
This year of 1979 not only marks the 100th An- petitioned to close their stores at 6:30: in order considering the full life he has led. Jones' funeral home served planning committee that okayed the
niversary of The Telegraph... it has also been to shorten the work day to 12 hours I Jones' business career began at 18 families as far distant as Middleburg first bond issue for roads connecting
designated as the International Centennial of with the purchase of an interest in the in Clay County and Providence in Highland, north of Lawtey, to the
hardware and farm Implement storeoperated Union County. He recalls that for ser- Alachua county line, and from
Light. By a happy coincidence, the same year The problem of high interest rates was worsein on East Call Street by ,vices in Middleburg he had to use Brooker to the Brownlee Road, north-
that brought light into dark places through 1899 than it is today. A news item of that year George C. Uvingston. The funeral mules because "horses weren't west of Starke.
Thomas Edison's invention of the incandescentbulb noted that a local group was organizing a business which began as a sideline, strong enough to pull the funeral car But perhaps the most controversial
also brought the light of information to "general banking business here, and com- became Jones' main business, whichto over the sand roads of that time." .Issue Jones was involved in during his
this day he still participates in. Jones,however was an Innovator as political career was the division of
Bradford County in the form of a of mented: "Ready is needed here. We are
newspaper money well businessman and he was the Bradford
Although Jones sold the business to as a County at the line of New
its own. paying 15 percent for money and can't obtain it, Harold Johnson in urn, he still attends second funeral home owner In Floridato River, with the western portion
even at that rate." and assists a majority of the purchase a motorized funeral car. becoming Union County. To this day,
Prior to 1879 the town and county had no funerals in Starke and Keystone He ran an "important announce- Jones is unwilling to talk about the
newspaper. Consequently we have little in the It is apparent that many of the problems with Heights. ment" in the Telegraph in 1917: events surrounding the division of the-
.Caskets sold from "I can now handle funerals in New River.
were a second- any county at
way of knowledge about those early years except which we are struggling today were present, in story display in the farm and Implement part of the County, having Installed The county teat battle raged off and
unwritten word-of-mouth stories and one form or another, 100 years ago. Today, we store, just as' Jones' father, Automobile Equipment. Price sameas on for 46 years, with the proposed
legends concerning the early history of Starke are concerned about a shortage of energy, but a Newton J. Jones, had done years horse-drawn hearse. I wish to an- division of counties coming from
and Bradford County. But after 1879 the picture century ago there was very little energy of any before in his general merchandise nounce that I have addded to my Lake Butler politicos in 1911, after
becomes much clearer through the crumbling, kind, except that supplied by the muscle-power store. Part of Jones' duties were to Undertaking Department an they had lost the 1898 election deter
line and trim the unfinished caskets Automobile Funeral Ca:. Owing to mining where the county seat wouldbe.
yellowed pages of old newspapers. In many of man and his beasts of burden. We may haveto when they came In. the great number of automobiles in .
cases these are the only written records revert to more of that muscle-power before Jones expanded the business,added our midst, this step forward was
available since two courthouse fires the crunch is solved electrical wiring and plumbing ." Lake Butler's attempt to have a bill
destroyed present energy provingonce supply necessary passed providing for the division fail-
county records of the early years. again that "the more things change, the departments to the store and even- In addition to his entrepreneurial ed when legislators refused to Introduce -
tually bought the entire business from skills Jones was a pohtican as well
more they are the same. I he the bill without a referendum
Livingston.The and served the Starke Council
Although the ravages of time have created hardware business expanded to from 1918 to 1924-again characterizedby Clause. Lake Butler supporters never
some gaps in The Telegraph's old files, they It is impossible to capsulize a hundred yearsof include a small bottling plant to bottle his progressive spirit. compromised for fear if the Issue was
taken to the would be
still give much insight into life as it was lived in newspaper publishing and the growth and various types of "soda water." The During his terms, Jones was In- voted. The bill people was they never introduced.Ten out-.
Bradford County during the last 21 years of the change experienced in the community during Coca-Cola franchise for Starke was strumental in the council's authorizing
19th and the first of that time in one issue of the But if in this already owned by someone else, but a bond issue, making it possiblefor years later west Bradford par-
paper. ,
century, seventy-nine years
Jones purchased this some time later. Starke to have electricity on a ties persuaded Sen.D. E. Knight, and
the 20th.It Anniversary edition, we have given our readersa The bottling business was originally. 24-hour basis, instead of the evenings Reps. E. M.Johns and C. H. Registerto
better understanding of Starke's beginnings, a one-truck operation but with the only. introduce a bill dividing the county
has been said that we are living now in an its struggle for a toe-hold on the map, and the establishment of Camp Blanding dur Jones advocated changing from if they obtained petition signed by a
age of incredible turmoil. The fantasy of today life that was lived in those formative years, we ing World War II' 20 trucks were required gasoline to a wood-burning steam majority of electors east' of .New
to all the and from 110-volt alter-
supply Jones engine 220- to River.
becomes the commonplace happening of will consider at least a part of our goal accomplished operated this business until) 1941 when nating current. He argued that the
tomorrow, with the exploration of space, and he sold the franchise to the Florida voltage change and the 24-hour scr Jones served on the,Division Com-
mittee, which he described
placing men on another planet becoming Coca-Cola Company. vice could be done at no extra expense as a
almost routine occurrences. The years im- Inextricably woven into this pattern of The funeral home business was but the argument didn't sit well with gather"self-appointed information group of for men the to
growth and change has been The growing. much so that Jones' the citizens and he lost his campaignfor ,
mediately ahead will doubtless continue with Telegraphitself legislature. Jones said his commit-
DeWitt .
the C.
Jones the council., ,
more revolutionary developments,'such as the both as a recorder of local history as it Funeral Home at 514 Nona St. In 1968, But the councilmen'" who won on,the 1'.',tee found that most people didn't want
harnessing of solar,energy, and the greater, use .occurred, and as a factor,in that growth, 'lending he built a funeral home in Keystone ,, .",,220 platform". ,didn't lastJpngMThey, ii-Brooker.a 'division were,- -and-Ithat sore spots Raiford the'Issue.'land
of nuclear power:' its encouragement and support to better' Heights, foreseeing the continued served one year when it became: apparent -
schools, roads, health facilities, and other improvements growth and development of the "lake the 110 voltage was more When the two committees from
region" area. Jones held the third economical and as Jones said, "the both sides met in Starke on May 2,
While the world is making progress in many too numerous to mention. oldest licensed funeral director public saw it could be done." Jones 1921 to work out the terms of the division -
areas, it appears to be losing its ability to cope registration in Florida and the oldest and the two other former councilmen legislation,the 46-year battle was
with the problems of increasing crime, drug Born near the end of the traumatic years of registration for a licensed embalmer were renamed to the council. nearing an end. Gov. Carey Hardee
abuse, violence, immorality, and the constant "reconstruction" after the Civil War, The in the state. Jones was elected mayor in 1928, signed,the Act in May, urn and a new
assault being made on our established institu- Telegraph has lived through the freezes of the With the funeral home business ex following Col. Comer L. Peek, for atwoyear county was born from a turbulent
panding. Jones sold the hardware term. During his on oast-Union County
tions of church and state... the deep confusionin 1890s that wiped out the citrus industry in this :year

human thinking... the turmoil caused by area, the boll weevil scourge of 1916-18 that top- ,. ",:";' ';; .: ..;: :' '
upset values, and the apparent abandonment of pled "king cotton" from its throne, the boom- f" ,r '. .." ,'" ,..,
the old standards of right and wrong upon bust years of the 1920s, the Great Depression of /.;',!, f./.{! ," '

which our American way of life was founded. the 1930s, three or four major wars, and
countless minor setbacks.

In a recent soul-searching speech to the nation -
Most of of the future will
an obviously troubled President Jimmy our problems likely
Carter referred to the loss of confidence by the be those brought on by growthfor Starke and

American people in their government and the Bradford County, like the rest of Florida are
destined to share in the of
officials who run it. Certainly this confidencemust emigration people
be restored if our nation is to retain its and industry from" the colder climates to the I t ti'

position of leadership in the world.If "Sunshine Belt. Bradford County is already
\ feeling this growth and should start now laying

an overview of the past one hundred years plans for facilities to take care of expansionwhen

tells us anything at all, it must be that every It becomes even more intensive. One of
period of history gbes through traumatic these problems will be to provide employmentfor

changessome for the better, and some for the newcomers when they arrive. Twentyfiveyears
sounds like a )long time- and it is. But
worse. The most striking change on the Brad- ;d
ford County time has a habit of passing more rapidly than
scene, perhaps, has been the shift
we think and approximately by the 2005 ', .'
from an economy that was based almost entirely year a- a.rt -
on agriculture and timber the ilmenite deposit along Trail Ridge will have
products to in
which most bread-winners been worked out. It is not too early now to start Old Comrnercialllotel Was Center of ActivityThe I
are now employed to fill the left this million
planning gap by $5 an-
in other fields, such as industry the four state nual loss of payroll when it eventually occurs. old ('omm.rdalllotl'l. facing the railroad track and was a favorite with "traveling; men", as salesmen
prisons in the area, and assorteff jobs in nearby' We cannot depend on tourism alone to take at the ('all Street Crossing, was the center of activity In were called, and strawberry buyers who would
cities. The number of farms in the county is up Slarke at the turn of the century. The large frame structure sometimes sleep on the lawn when the hotel was full or I
steadily declining, but the few that remain the slack unless the threatened fuel shortage is stood just across from the "depot" In the early days nights were too hot for comfort.
solved than .
sooner expected.But
grow larger. Most of the manpower still engaged ..._ ..

in farming does so on part-time basis, ob- no matter what the future holds in store

taining most of its income from other work. The Telegraph, as it moves into its second century

of publication rededicates itself to the objective

Many of the changes are for the better, of of helping direct and stimulate the pro- :.

course. No one wants to return to the working sperity and continued growth of the county, in "
hours of 1899 when store clerks were on the job order to achieve maximum realization of its ::1tt

for 15 to 16 hours a day, and merchants were rich potentials., k l ,f(


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l'uItIlIJNclNclt1'lHH'Ha,and entered as second Class Matter at MM Post Office Starke,Pla.under Act ef In the early Does, looking north from Madison St. toward also gone, and although both are misted they are not
March >, .'79. present cltv hail.Cooceining. mourned.- ,
Subscript rate In trMe araat t*Per Yean ts Six Menths. The two-story white frame building with tower, in
Outside' tr.(i.i toei'$..Per Yaara u.M f1a Mea...... I'artl. PtorMa two landmarks shown In this picture TheTelegraph right background b the old Red Men's Hall which oncecserved
Poona44.4141 said In Its issue of Jan. old
<< IS. 1909: "The bell as a courthouse, and later (with second floor
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4 Party The Gulf Breeze United Methodist Bartlett, lenn. they won matching i 1\
Church was the aet.Unllut Saturday chiffonett gowns of apricot print on
ati afternoon at four o-clock for the mar- an apricot background. Each carried 1
R ." Held July 15 riage of Karen Elisabeth Gray, a nosegay of white summer flowers ,
y"IS" daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. and sonja roses,and wore a carnation '
Gray,and Mark Lewis Meister,son of headpiece. I '
The lea Kopelousos home on I i' Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Meister all The ring-bearer was Clay Meister,
Kingsley Like was the setting of a of Gulf Breeze. brother of the groom, and Trad Hra j;
dinner party July 15th honoring Miss Miss Grey is the granddaughter of was flower girl r ( I
Kathy Taylor and Charles Green and Mrs. of her father I I
01 Mayor C.M. Gray Pratt- Given In marriage by ,
whose marriage will bfI an event vIDe Ala., and Mrs. L.R. Price and the bride wore a gown of white organ- \ r
October 20th. Mr. and Mrs. Randy the later Mr. Price of Dublin, Ga. &/I. Chantllly lace created the fitted '
Johns were co-hosts with the The bridegroom is the grandson of crescent: bodice with a V-effect of
Kopelousos for the evening.As Mr and fitted sleeves .
Mrs. W.H. Meister of matching lace and long .
the guests arrived they were ti"r Bismarck, NJ).; Mrs. Alice Meister, of sheer Chantllly lace ended at the i
served punch and appetizers on the of Orlando: and Mts.....,B.McLendon wrist in a lace ruffle.The full skirt fell .
( ? deck: overlooking the lake. Dinnerwas of Maitland and the late( Dr. McLen- softly to a lace bordered flounce ,
served from the buffet which was '
which the back
was swept up to
highlighted with an arrangement of don.The double-ring ceremony was performed waistline to create a bustle effect,and ;
white daisies and yellow pom-poms in by the Rev. W. Herbert Sadler flowed to chapel 1 length. Completing a
a straw basket and white candles in amid of baskets of her ensemble the bride t
a setting palms, wore a chapel .
crystal holders surrounded by summer flowers and candelabra. length mantilla of illusion, edged in ;
daisies. The tables which the '
)y Music was providedbyr Mrs. Maxine Chantilly lace.
guests were seated in the cUningroom Y Gray, organist, and Randy Butler, Mrs. Gray the bride's mother wore
and the deck centered with
on were
soloist a pale orange dress of soft quiana
yellow candles. I yii Tom Ostrom, of Sultan Wash.,was knit, accented by a finely crocheted
u r Approximately thirty guests en- batman for Mr. Meister,and usher- neckline. Mrs. Meister, mother of the
.' joyed the evening including the groomsmen were Matthew B. groom, wore a turquoise dress with
--- -- parents of the honorees,Mr.and Mrs. Mesiter, brother of the groom; accordion pleats.Both wore white orchid
Mr.and Mrs. Joel Matthew hull Jr. W.R. Eatman, Sr. of Archer, grand- Charles C. Gray,Jr.,PrativUb.Ala., corsages.
parents of the bride-to-be, Mrs. and Robert N. Gray, Gulf Breeze, Following the ceremony a reception .
Maude Fields of Starke,grandmotherof brothers of the bride. was held in the church. .fI
Deborah Edwards and Matthew Hull the prospective groom.As The bride's attendants were After a wedding trip to Homonassa .
a memento of the occasion the Patricia A. Ham, of Gulf Breeze, Springs, Mr.and Mrs. Meister will beat J
hosts presented Miss Taylor and Mr. mald-of-honor; and Rev. Cathy home in Orlando, where Mr '::1
United in Home Ceremony June 30 Green with a paperweight containing Mrs. Mark Meister Adkins, Atlanta, Ga., and Cathy S. Meister will continue training in the '
a replica of their wedding invitation. Meister, cousin of the groom, of Nuclear Power School the Navy j
Deborah Lea Edwards, daughter of two three-branch candelabra's with -
1 Mr. and Mrs J.M. Edwards, Jr. of burning tapers accented with white
Starke, and Joel Matthew Hull Jr., satin bows and lily of the valley. The
Starke son of Mr. and Mrs. Joel Matthew French table was surrounded by fresh 11J
I Hull Sr., of Palatka were unitedIn yellow and white daisies accented e 4+ a xtthxasG

marriage on June 30, 1979 at 4 p.m. with white satin bows and streamers 7 e
on the front porch of the Edward's with lily of the valley.A round table in
home on Edwards Road, Starke, with the dining room was covered with
Judge Elzie S. Sanders performing linen and white lace cloth and held a
the nuptials. silver punch bowl. In the family room J
Pianist was Mrs. Cindy McRae. was a refreshment table with hors
Matron of Honor was Mrs. Patricia d'oeuvres and table with crystal
Wainwright, sister of the bride. She punch bowl
wore a floor length sundress of beige Mrs. Randy Cory cut the cake.Miss
background french Jam High, and Miss Keli Thomas
green flowers withthree-Uer skirt kept the bride's book. I
made of cotton voll and accented with Also assisting In serving were Mrs. I
waistline of beige eyelet lace.She car Marian Long, Mrs. Martha Epps,
ried a nosegay of peach silk rose Mrs. Carolyn High, Mrs. Faye Andrews ." ." ,. . "'.. ."" "' p. ."' ... .\.. .''
buds, french green silk daisies and Ms. Gayle Strickland, Miss
dried baby's breath with peach Julie Morris, Miss Kitten Hull, Ms.
streamers and peach lace backings.The Nancy Edwards.The t
attendants were Miss Sue Ed- bride is a 1975 graduate of r c"
wards, sister of the bride, Miss Julie Bradford High School and a 1979 JUST IN TIMEI '
Sang and Miss Tara High, cousin of graduate of Jacksonville University '
,, the bride. They were dressed identical She is employed by Bradford County TROPIC..LlGHTWOVEN '
i to the honor attendant and car. School System.The r1t SLACKS ,,
rled similar flowers.' groom is also a 1975 graduate of l,1 ''W4.4.
Flower girl was Shannon Edwards, Bradford High School and attended ; .
tt" niece of- tiles bridvnSlie-wore amintbngr Gulf Coast,, Commulit? College In 6D4J
A.l.drtSII..wltbI.puIled-. > :
Fin t
ttgathored iI'*. with, white pinafore '.')1 FSISwlS "' \\ VWch ? ., ti or,. > V 4hn epp. ,
,. trimmed with Irish lace and embroidered Gardens the couple will reside in I auWeENSu1N1 lgnl des yo
peach roses. Starke. cronpolytfcotton {i _A P4'0 OVLI"e
The bride, given in marriage by her In fuMon-
father, wore a sleeveless, floor length bas *Mild. SUM and 3O-3S.pattern JO r J P'
white schiffli with spaghetti
gown com* lightly Irregular. 9
;. straps and fitted bodice of schiffli WxStrOAROBNHOSBGAL..PICNIC JUG OR 13" WAlJMCUMIT 21) Not all -
lace. The straight skirt was tiers of DIAL-A-MATIC SPRtNXLER PORTABLE WILL' sli.M aN)) torw. ;

: schiffli lace. She wore a chapel length M A6 g MUCa w 1 7" '9
matching mantilla headpiece edgedin r ,
schiffli i lace. Her gloves were hand REVLONFLEXAtSAM r VHUr9 E110/1TLUYE
crocheted Irish lace. She carried a 7 88 1.67 ftPROTEiM PRINTED POLY POLOS'
French style nosegay of white silk
peonies, peach silk roses, baby's "- .. nwton--Ho0.4.vhgl.. IMuIIIeed JIM (MM *M. mourn SHAMPOO, I'
... .... .. 4.97OUR
'breath and white satin bow with !lpltnl&w$ wuMs$46I" p tor catyWurdy end tHling..My to awnai.I I I. [QFLEX! WO*.
streamers. CIO0 7
The home was decorated with two tJ.t.-1 Sr 3rWA3MT p DISCOUNT' MIC
Pun out 100%fotyvtlmr mn
Scheffelera plants on either, side of "- -=_- t P r DrittMd aoMo/w on front.nd
the front door. Over the door was a Chafe d _tunng -
of Jade. Surroundingthe ti I '1 color oomMnaUon, S.
canopy spray M.L.XL.MEN'S .
sidewalk and porch were different 'It i {
kinds of shrubs and palms. In the

foyer was a high styled arrangement CUSHION
of mixed flowers.' In the living room CREW SOCKS,
; was a bouquet of loose white and aunt ANTI71 SUOHTWREa*. 4t 4tr ,
yellow daisies and pink carnations PT,Rsws.K" REF BLUE ICE
The table in the dining! room was"a t 660
covered with linens and white lace L i 1.29 1.49 MEM'S WALK SHORT y .
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cloth and was centered with a three 1\6"....hsavy va",.waysn AmaM1U s f-'le .tan wbst- 980 WEAGNo4ren100H 4.96
; tiered wedding cake ,topped with Terri Carter & Danny Strickland olypropytan. .usiWsdl tuM.2SH>ooMur....InlTPOCTMKATMBNT WAS Mer ,
peach silk roses, French green silk l' .
daisies and baby's breath and also alyMr
Terri Ann Carter: daubs""'".Wan>>42.
between divides were/lowers of the WOVEN STRAW
same. On either side of'the cake wereICHltf'1I I HATS FOR MEN .
Danny tri kland' \

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Engagement Told ro i i'' wesu.laT

Mr. and Mrs. Bryant Wilkerson of

Lawtey are proud to announce the BOYS' KNIT
engagement of their daughter. Terri M \ \ TANK TOPS I
Ann Carter, to Danny Raleigh .-
Strickland of Starke.An U.....DRY CM.OMNB MAJlCA&TO..I i > ) 1.44 '
August wedding Is planned. ,
,. euna.cou"trwru
990 =16.88 WJ.eM 490 Poty/eonon bland

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Covered Dish SupperStarke SWIM BU Sr HOME BUYS! : 1. r, y I nt t

Chapter No.224,Order of the .
Eastern Star,will have a covered dish
t _ _I
supper Saturday,July 28, at 7 p.m. In d NO-MON
All Masons and their families art! b MTTfft LACIEr STYIED**

3.6x72" 88 2i.7 1.96 2.88 4.94weresraae
) Laura. KiUh Pittman Jr. owoaunrraa"rrar nxacelsrPaea

,PRINTS MTHACHDAU.AMUATTraSS atsco mT Pisa CoIotfIA...,.... Po......acid 100Poh'i, oMm hnM .k*
MonterLaura Ritch Celebrates Birthday 1.47 3 1 a0"sole roued, case, raat.a. ...........L. ...........L. Walsw.Mta-t. tec***,(nag*..S-ML.

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it Master Charles W. Pittman h., WAe eM Went.3M'ry

",David Alan Carter whose birthday was July 24, i
:. celebrated the occasion on Sunday
vTo July 22 from 2-4 p.m. at the home of
\ .Wed August 17 his parents Charles and Terri Pitt- .e.- # "

man. 134 E. South St., Starke. I INe
: tir and Mrs. Jimmy Marks Ritch. The Mickey Mouse theme was carried rout p
of Theressa. announce the engagement out in deocratlona: and cake. ,
and approaching marriage of Approximately 15 friends and WiMMAAK* "
their daughter. Montez Laura to relatives attended. FOR 1)A VINYL SWMIPIMS, PINOERTIPwa! FAMOUS UAKKftPCLOWCACCS. HOTS VINYL CASUALS NYLON ME1$CASUALS CJIO..4TJWt'.No.u.a,:
David Alan Carter, son of Mr. and KltW SWIM CASINO MASK UT AMUSTAfLB. GUEST TOwns ou w i
Mrs: William Carter of Starke. $MALL..n; ; p 7.94 := 3.96 2.96
":The wedding will take place August onTTblrnso hltoarh LAfIIIH-.s.tII__..," .SM eralssyta. WMe saesla..* abM willi -.... y.... ...... 1M 'atitca.d'iyl 'baels, *!<.*>.' .
'"11 at St.'I.ark'\ Episcopal Church. In DESICNSBYPROFESSIONALS c UI7 fId9M rues.r solos 7-ti. b'.brera.Mm'.Ya.7.12..aae_ Broom,m.n'.a.*Mi.. : .

The brldeo-t'leci'J. a 1979 graduate, _: 312W. Madison 5t. Starke FILJr
and her fiance a 1S78.graduate, of 964-7954
Bradford High School. : '


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I Sandra Stringer and Freddie Stewart Monica Jo Rowe and James Alan Clements Marry July' 21 I IMn.

Repeat Vows July 1 on Orange LakeSandra MiM Monica Jo Row, daughter of reeve and baby's .....Ib.
..... and Mn. June V. Rowe of 102 Given in marriage by her father,
Dolores Linda Lane, Sanford, and Mr. James the bride wore a formal gown ofqufana Ivory
Stringer daughter Stewart and Mr.
Billy Lundy, both of
of Mr. Joe Stringer of Orange Lake Starke. Alan dements, son of Ret. Sgt Maj. featuring a high n+ckltos. fit-
and....Jean Bedford of Raiford and The bride's book was kept by her % F and Mrs. James W. Clemens ofMcAlplnei tad bodice and a watteau cape and train train in
Fl. united In chapetlength. The gown
Freddie Woodrow Stewart son of Mr. stepmother Mrs. Gail Stringer were mar
and Mrs.Carl Stewart of Stark.,were The : cake was white trimmed y 21, with a double ring, were trimmed with venice lace and
united in marriage Sunday,July 1.on with yellow and green flowers in __ candlelight ceremony at Grace seed pearls. Her veil was a camelot
and fileaon.
Methodist Church: Sanford at 7:30 cap of venire lace Imported
Orange Lake by Rev. Elwood the shape of 2 wedding bells with the formal Edwardian
She carried a
Padgeant of Archer. .
couples names.A p.m.Rev.. Fred Gardner the bridal of ivory tiara duchess
Given In marriage by her father reception was held shortly after performed bouquet
the bride wore a mid-length the ceremony in the Florida Room I nuptials. I'ORIl baby's breath and English ivy
sleeveless summer drew of email spring overlooking the lake. The punch was / Bridesmaids were Ms. Janet with long Ivory streamers.
Clements, sister of the Mrs. Best man was Mr. John Whlgham.
flowers on an off white served by the bride's father, who also : groom;
background with matching quarter- led a toast to the Danny Boyd and Miss Georgia Gay Groomsmen were Mr. Pat How.rel.Mr. ,
couple. _
Hunt. Junior bridesmaids were Terry Rawls. Mr. Teddy Miller,
length sleeve jacket She carried anosegay The couple will be residing on
of muma and baby's breath Sampson Lake. Misses Andrea Clements, niece of the Mr. Steve Parrtsh. and Mrs. Tom
featuring 1 red rose signifying the groom Gayle Douglas, cousin of Rowe, brother of the bride.
anniversary of the couple's year Country was held at May Fair
engagement on July .She wore her The bride-to-be was given a surprise Matron of honor was Mrs. Eddie
hair down adorning it with baby shower Wednesday June 27, by Douglas,aunt of the bride.She wore a Following a wedding trip to New
breath. Yvonne finely at Sampson Lake tg double n of coral quiana featuringa Smyrna Beach the couple will resideIn
Matron of honor was Mrs. Elaine Fish Camp. shawl chiffon capelet collar. Sanford.
Stewart sister-In-law of the groom Refreshments of cake, punch can The collar was edged with bands of Both are employed with Jim Rowe "
who wore a mid-length knit dress. dy and sandwiches were enjoyed by cotton Venice lace and chiffon ties. Pest Control Sanford.
The groom was attended by his the guests.The cake was made by Anna She carried a French hand bouquet of The bride is the granddaughter of
brother and best man. Mr. Dannie Lee. li:7 : sonia roses, muted shades of coral Mr. and Mrs. Robert Green and Mr.
miniature carnations and baby's Hogan Smith, all of Starke.
breath with natural foliage and long

Bradford Co. Hospital CandystripersAttend : matching The bridesmaid's ribbon streamers.were dressed Miss Tonya Patrick

I If identical to the honor attendant. The
junior bridesmaids gowns of coral Honored SaturdayWith
Heart Saver Training Courseby HLj floral print organza featuring capelet
collar edged with Venice lace. They
Melissa Normaa blowing the object from the windpipe. carried miniature bouquets of sonia Luncheon
The Bradford County Hospital Can- Interested parties who want to -
dystripers had a heart saver course learn one-man CPR or Hemlich, Miss Tonya Patrick, who's marriage
on June 20. sponsored by Mrs. Kay pleas contact Bradford County I ; r- ------I r to Mark Hodges was an event on
Thomas and taught by Mr. Scotty Hospital at 964-0000. The courses will ; NOTICEI Saturday, July 21, was honored at a
| f I bridesmaids luncheon given at the
Taylor. The candystnpers learned be posted in the newspaper and you ,
bow to give one-man CPR and will be contacted. This course is for The Telegraph wishes to announce I I home of Mrs.Charles Darby on Saturday -
Hemlich (choking). anyone interested in learning the t 'that the regular Society: Editor July 14.
The following candystripers par techniques.If 'Gladys Moony will be on leave tern-
ticipated in the heart saver course: anyone between the ages of 14 porarily. Any social news Items of InI The table was decorated with a
Sherrie McRee Melissa Norman. and 17 would like to join can terest should be called or brought In centerpiece of hydrangeas and place ....
Terri Thomas Lisa Lawson and Pam stripers, please contact Kay |to The Telegraph Office at 133 W.Call cards for the eight guests that attended -
Lajoie.Two other adults attended the Thomas after 7:00: p.m. any day at the I Street, phone M4-6305. Thank you fore which included Mrs.W.M.Patrick
course. hospital 9644000. We would like for your cooperation. I mother of the bride, and Mrs. E.W.
To perform the Hemlich technique both male and female to join. James Ala. Clements .a.--| Hodges, mother of the groom.Crystal .
the rescuer places his arms, from
behind around the victim above the
waist and just below the ribcage.The
rescuer makes a fist grasps it with m '-
his other hand and pulls inward with a
quick upward thrust. This action
forces air out of the victim's lungs. I.


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Mr. and Mrs. Guy Andrews are L'-- & Odds & Ends -.
spending several weeks at their summer Silver
cottage near Highlands N.C. .

Mr.and Mrs.Raiford Epperson and
daughter Mrs. Betty Mizelle. have & "
purchased a home at 818 W. Pratt St. 10 Up
and are now making their home in
Starke. Mr. Epperson was reared in G I 1FT S
Starke,but has lived in St.Petersburg Some
since 1919 where he was in the furniture
business until retiring in 1962. Discontinued
.. The Eppersons are glad to be back in '
J Starke and are enjoying greeting old S Patterns
friends. Ut

I Mr. and Mrs. John A. Torode are -5 S ..: '-it
spending a while at their summer
home in the mountains at Helen, Ga.
with elegant crystal
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Moran of
A Kingsley Lake spent the weekend in platter, silverplated S 1 ) ife31VV
Brevard, N.C. to attend concerts *
Saturday and Sunday presented by fork, knife, and
the Brevard Music Camp Symphony >SjfcS
) Orchestra. Their son. Steve Is a spoon. 4
music major at Florida State University -
and played the double bass in a $11.99\rf >l
pops concert Saturday night and a
classical program Sunday. The
Moran's son Jerry of Old Brookville,
N.Y. arrived Tuesday for a two weeks
vacation.Mr. .
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and Mrs. Donnie Bagwell and ". ;.O!! ;. ; \ Browse through our table-full of china

Mrs. Norma Martin were the hosts at odds & ends You'll
probably find
a surprise birthday party Monday '-
evening.July the Bagwell homeon just what you need at a fantastic price !
S. Cherry Street, given in honor of O Entertain Elegantly
their mother Mn. Margaret Mor- ,
nson. From trays to trivets casseroles
A buffet dinner was enjoyed by the
p to carafes find the Ideal '
20 guests present. Among those attending serving _
ware six of Mrs. Morrison's pieces for your elegant entertaining '
children, six grandchildren and one
great grandchild. After the dinner. now at reduced prices. Silver also
cake and coffee was served to the
guests. wee makes the perfect gift for any occasior ''.

Monday night dinner guests of Mr. weddings anniversaries, birthdays, -
and Mrs.Jerome Johns were.Head of z 4' Christmas Mother's \
Oept. of Environmental Regulations; x\
Jake Varna and
Attorney Sonny .
Vergara of Tallahassee Also atten- '
ding were the Chairman Attorney' JEWELRY -
and Executive Directors of the S -
Water Management Districts in $4.99 \
Florida. From the South Florida
Water,,Management District Bob $2 $4 $6 }
Clark. Doug Cenever Jack _, v
Goodridge Woody Wod aslua. and n
Jack Maloy. From the Southwest ; Values to $20
District: Darrell McAteer Buddy
Blaine Norm Stoker, and Bill Allee. PARTY SET t'
From the Northwest District Gen. Gleaming links to encircle-
Henry Lane and Bill McCartney. Attractive, apple- [.your neck and wrist. ,
From St. Johns River District Tom- ;- shaped divided w
my Clay Fred Rouse, and Herb W A superb collection
Webb. From the Suwannee River rf ' set with \ k Including serpentine,
District Don Morgan executive
director.: Assisting. in serving was C'r ) SilV lpl -ted fork and k Venetian box. rope, ,e
Mrs. Frank Williams. I and C-chatn.!
spoon Reg. $1O.OO {
Mrs. W.T. Whisenhunt of West Ih. ,,, "t We have pierced
Covina Calif., of Mr.'and -
daughter ; ". '...., and clip-on
Mrs. WJ. Epperson, spent Friday I
through Sunday visiting her parents. earrings In many 1
v designs, costume j jL

) Jewelry, atlck-

[Card Of Thanks I T f $6.95 pins, and

n bracelets.UALITt'S .

Our r heartfelt thanks to all who ex- BRIDAL CAKE SERVER C
teodecI comforting sympathy help
In our recent lonO,.,. '
beautiful For the A beautiful silverplated/ cake server, elegantly
service floral
.. offerings and
cratelW------. : w. are deeply n''' fancy.In design. Reg. $10.00

May God bless all. __
Also, special thanks to Archer iii ,
Tanner funeral Horn foe their' -
assistance and concern.: ; r
Family of Pinkie Griffis ; Dress & Gift Shop : .

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True 3meresity gives rscoaGosth/ 132 East. Call St. Siarke. flea Vf3A" '.,

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Judy"Itit BRADFORD COUNTY TELBORAPH, lOtttli ANNIV1if\3ARV .,... ;, i!

Bradford;: High School Class of, '53 i7 I if'

Holds 26th Reunion Sat. June 30 1: ,,1

The 1953 class of Bradford High thest Bobby Crews of Sioux Falls, The reunion committee wisbea\to I !
+t School: celebrated their 26th reunion S.D.; 2)) Who had the most children thank everyone: who helped make UM
on Saturday, June so. 1979. The reunion Hazel Crawford Muse; Sl Who had reunion a success with a special ': /
rxr& Jy '+W was held at the Starke Golf the youngest childRev..James Starling thanks to Ms. Arwood at Sunshine
Country Club with a social hour at ; 4) Who had been married the Florist for the flowers and Mr.,Meade : : ,
6:39 and dinner at 8, Approximately longest Jewel Strickland Casey; 5)) Carter Jr. for the Jukebox. "
105 people attended of which 49 were Which male had lost the most hair '
members of the class. Honored guests Elbert NetUes; 6) Who bad the most In a short business meeting, the r
were Mr. VR Ferguson Ms. Della grandchildren Peggy HlntonGasklns class decided to hold the next reunion '
Rosenberg Ms. neGI and 4. in 1983. 5 ? .
Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Hobbs.

+ The head table, as well as tables :; "
where punch was served and old pictures New Kiwanis Club of Stark
r: ''s displayed,were gaily decorated 1
1 ; with red cloths and white silhouettesof
graduates. All other tables were .4
decorated with white cloths and red Organized at Dinner Meeting .
silhouettes. Fresh flowers were placed -
V at points of interest. A beautifully The new Klwanis.CIub of Starke, Crews, assistant manager of 4McDonald'
y decorated cake was served which was officially organized July 24, 1m.a. .,Keith ClUlngham of Gill- '

--..,. '" _. "If... .... ..... ...._ read "Congratulations Class of'S3." a dinner meeting at the Western Ingham Insurance Jack Flynn, ;!
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no Two large banners Indicating Class of business
Steer.Some 20 local and professional pastor of St. Mark's Episcopal ,
BUS Clara of 1953 at 26th reunion. Pictured are. lir i row Strickland Casey, Peggy Illnson Catkins. Beaulahvleve '53 were displayed over the entranceto men were In attendance. Church, and Steve Futch, funeral ,",
(Ur): Oliver Asplnwall. Patsy Kucera Ammon Earl Cannon Busbee, Doris Parker Wagner Kenneth Tyus. Ratty the club house and behind the head Final steps. In the club's organization director at DeWitt Jones Funeral \
Alvarez, Phoebe Green Bakken Coy Alvarez Velmarle Raborn Robinson Judy Green Cunningham, Louise table. Name tags made in the shapeof were directed by Bill Gap art, Home.
Dukes Edwards Alice Reddish Kenney Elaine Crosby Adkins Smith, Frederick Conway, Elloulse Thomas Dodd, tornadoes, were worn by those at Field Service Representative of The new Kiwanis( Club of Starke is
Grlffis. Benton Futcti, Kennth Conway. Elbert Nettle, Johnny Kopelousos. Billy Dodd, DeWayne"Bootslc" Starting tending. Kiwanis International. Gephart also sponsored by the Kiwanis Clubs of .
Bobby Crews. Bobby Ilaag, Grady Varnes. John Bennie Sapp. explained the functions of the various Gainesville and University City.
Second row (lI l-r): Betty Crawrord Rosenberry Nancy Fourth row (l-r): Owen Alvarez Delano Thomas Ode Guests were greeted at the door by officers, and the methods of administering The first act of the new club's boardof I
Hurst Donohue, Yvonne. Brooklni Dodges, Jackie Tanner !McGee Chester Searle. Arthur Winkler Edwin Prevail. Mrs. Phoebe Green Bakken Mrs. the club and carrying out directors was to appoint a special
Chapman, Jonnle Frances Crews Edwards Betty Durban James Starling Wallace Parrlsh. Not pictured Delmar Velmarie Dukes Edwards, and Mrs. its community service programs. committee to arrange for a charter
Williams, two visitors from New Orleans. Billy Weldon. Williamson.Larry's Judy Green Cunningham. Delano David S. McCampbell. P.O. Box night to be held September 13.
Third row (l-r): Gene Shaw,Hazel Crawford Muse,Jewel Thomas, class president, presided as 914, Starke, Mental Health Counselor Weekly meetings of the new
master of ceremonies. Mrs Patsy was named president of the club. Kiwanis Club of Starke will be held
Kucera Ammon, secretary of the Other officers include vice president, Tuesdays, 12 noon at the Holiday Inn.
Window Honors CentennialThe class read the Last Will and Testa- Thomas Gumber of Starke.
Correction Display computer The newly-formed Kiwanis Club of
ment. One highlight of the at UCI Gene
eveningwas operator ; secretary, Starke is one of nearly 8,000 such
Bradford County Telegraph's the early days of newpaperlng In comical anecdotes about the McDowell of Starke chief accountantat groups which are located in 59 coun-
On page 2 of Section 2 of this Centennial is the subject of an Starke. The Telegraph appreciates class given by Gene Shaw. Music was UCI; treasurer, barrel! O'Neal of tries of the free world. The total ;
historical Issue the map of Trail unusual window arrangement at this compliment to our centennial provided by folk singers from Starke county sanitarian. Kiwanis membership is 300,000.
Ridge Is labelled as the highest pointin Flowers by Larry, 100 W. Call St. The and hopes everyone will take time to Gainesville and songs from the 50'. Named to the Board of Directors Specifically, Kiwanis clubs meet
Florida. Actually, it is the second attractive display features old-time see the interesting display which was were played on a Jukebox. Awards were Richard Roberts of Roberts In- weekly for fellowship. Inspirational I
highest in the state being topped by type cases reproductions of old arranged by Joyce Meng. were presented In the following surance and Real Estate, Richard programs, and summary reports of
Stone Mountain near Lake Wales. newspapers ana other reminders of categories: 1) Who traveled the far Torode of Torode Electric, Frankie club activities. Their service and administrative -
work is accomplished
through committees In the areas of
'" ,;, Club Meeting, Membership Growth
and Education Youth Services
Citizenship Services. Support or
ENTIRE STOCK r Spiritual Alms, Sponsored Youth
(Circle K International Clubs the
., collegiate service organization
sored by Kiwanis.and/or Key Clubs \
Summer Fashions Dresses Slacks .the high school service organizationalso
,,, Tops sponsored by Kiwanis), and Major -
Emphasis Programs (which are
In Summer-cool styles and optional). Most of the committee
work is done in the evening or on
1M colors now reduced Saturdays. f
X Kiwanis is an Integral part of the
Off ,, one-halfl Crystal service club movement which has
\ been called a phenomenon of the
twentieth century and a major con- ,
tribution of the united States and
; ;' Stemware Canada to the culture of the western

What a moving .-...-: t t :/ ,: world. ,
Plans for this new club started in
experience? .r' t I February of this year and members 1
$1.99 have met informally some 15-20 times
Prices have been ti since then. The club will accept
charter members until.the .jChart r. // '
slashed on unjor/and' t -. Banquet on Sept. 13i> >. i"I<,, r,,.h...).." ..
Missy Dresses and l\ Values to $25

Coordinates with famous selected R'' & K Leslie i .... group .. I BIRTHS r rI

Faye Terri Act 1 and I

Jerrell. You'll find styles t Mr. and Mrs. Austin Cary Smith. .'

for every occasion Jr., of New Jersey (formerly of
\ Starke) are pleased to announce the
dressy or casual. $, birth of a son, Jesse Cary Smith on t
July 20, 1m. :
Maternal grandparents are Mr.and ;.
;'.; Mrs. Henry Heine of Starke formerly '
i :'' of Martinsville,New Jersey.Paternal '
1 r t
: 1
;''J." .;.c!' .:"''f't grandparents were the late Austin
h Cary and Mildred Roberts Smith, of .
\ L) ,,) ,- I t Starke S
Great graiwjwrents are Mrs. P. OJ I
Roberts of Ralford, Mr. William H. :
:: : Sale Continues Smith of Starke, and Mrs. Eollne :
Smith of Sanford.

Pretty Dresses Some ................. 01 yc

1 discontinued Btyie'sT"" Mr. and Mrs. Frank M. Cruce, Jr.. 3:
of Starke announce the birth of a son '
'=: All Spring Michael Steven born July 15-,In 3
Alachua General,Hospital. '
C", & Summer Maternal grandparents are Mr.and 9

2 ;J off Merchandise :' .i ", Mrs.Paternal Ernest grandparents T. Phillips are of Mrs.Starke.Ger-

trude Cruce and the late Frank M. IS

,. .-* v *W I Cruce Sr. of Lawtey, 1

1 'For the happiest little girls under the summer aunt! \ I selected ................. 1I

Our girts dresses. come In a wide variety of st/les. 9 ro up' Mr and Mrs.James Livingston of H

; tan prints and colors You're sure to find the perfect I.. ..,' ,'-" :. ?" Lawtey are proud to announce the 'f
n birth of their son, John Lewis born d
A' additions, to you little VrtV Bummer; wardrobe" July 12 at Jacksonville Naval Air Star y

r tion. 7
.! '. Maternal grandparents are Mr.and )
I' .I 'W. 'I Mrs. James E. Creamer of Lawtey. I
Paternal grandparents are "'a. i
Evelyn S. Cruce ot Mlnneola,and Mr. :l
','f.!:,' '.."'! William Q. Cruce of.Starke. S :t
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". ,, : .. SERVICEMENFireman
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": Lin'geriey,7:! .. .. ,. William Smith < 4
., July 13 Navy Hull Maintenance
.. ,...'.'.''.'."'.....,....".1';'<'''''1.''..? r,1 .,, i], .. ,, Technician Fireman William M. ...
t' .' .,."."... ;< s." "i i\" '11.I"'!rw".. <; ; At', I' '" Smith,son William U and Shelby J. '
J 4
# i Smith of P.O. Box 397, Starke; was
L5 ; r i graduated from Basic .Hull \t

r 2,5, % dff:< ;' L Maintenance During the Technician 8-week course the

.. Naval Training Center Philadelphia
': ",. ,nin' \., students received instruction on the )
,., ;., \'' *. !! ; ,(/ I basics of welding, pipcfitting and %.
Move"th"' gh'the evening In 'style, elegance, and comfort. metalsmithing. They studied the procedures I
used fabricate install
Sleepwear In long and short styles .many, with matching J E A N S repair all types of shipboard structures '
plumbing ,': '
t Nay :
fashloripastels July
coats.: Satin tricot 1n Smith Joined the in 1977.
'_ ,t
Panties"$1.50 'P.*:.*2 Gowns $15 Reg $20 0
,55 2.25' .R.oi3_ S 3PYt.
S ____ $1o,
- .Waller Ua vis :
July U Reserve Pvt Walter' J. 'r
h I :Dress &:Gift Shop This will Davts,,!son of Mr. and Mrs.Walter A. N I:? a j 5
really' mows you! Davift) Waldo, Flo., recently completed }
Fashion Phase I of the Two-Station Teat I
t/JJ'! ; / 132East. Call,St. .Siarke, Flo. Jeans 'In.,several at Fort Knox. Ky. ..'
styles to round out vnur The test is being conducted'to see if. ,
.Ho,.. 9.00 A.M. 5:30::' P.M. r take Into FaiL basic entry training can be effectively"
SlIM1et'0 you reduced from tt weeks to 12 weeks :
and still be administered at two star .'
MOVING to a new location Jeans are always In season. lions.The second phase is held at FwtH.{
Berating, Ga.


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, ', ; Survey of Towns Shows Wide Range of Commission Salaries j( I

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;\ (This article appeared In the Hawthorne High Springs, In- mayor-commissioner at fife tier month and the eommliwtoners$73 per and levies 6.74 mills{ to bring in".000 year for several months but was forced
.. Oalnvtvill Sun last February and I It terlachen. Keystone heights month and the other four commissioners month. Previously they received In advalorem taxes. to delete those salaries becaiwe
reprInted in Mils ."". olh Newberry and Waldo. (are paid) at$100 per month. salary. By her request the mayor's Hampton the survey's smallest city there was no money available, so OM
Telegraph because of the value of the Alachua. with a population of 3,365. High Springs with a population ot salary is automatically put Into the ,pays its mayor and councilmen$23 elected officials there presently
comparUon o/ the salaries paid to has a tax base (total taxable property 3,325, has $111.2 million of property.upon volunteer fire department' budget. per month lowered last summerfrom receive no salary.Micanopy'a .
I area city oIcfalTh/ Editor) ) of$20.7 million on which It levies 9 which it levies 4.2063 mills $50 month in order to Increase tax base Is$3.4 million.
ByCAROLEVERTS mills In advalorem taxes and realizes which brings In $67,655. Comparing roughly with rake the water departmentrevenues. The advalorem tax rate Is set at '.N
Sun Stall Writer $62,000 In tax revenue. Property Interlachen recently passed an ordinance Butler in population with 1,560 Hampton levies S.271 mills mills which brings 16600..
"i A of 12 communities In or values In Lake Butler stand at $6.5 authorizing its mayor and residents, Newberry has taxable property in advalorem taxes on $1.2 million
survey Alachua County ranging In size million bringing In $36,500 on the councilmen to draw salaries and set totaling$6.4 million on which it worth of property which brings In insert after Interlachen paragraph
I near from Hampton's 311a residents to 5.9-mill tax levy. the amount at $100 per month. Priorto assesses 4.75 mills to bring In$33.000. $3,500 In general fund revenues. Close to Interlachen in populationwith I
that time, the town's elected officials Brooker's 306 residents support a 680 residents Lawtey has tax '
S Starke's 5,226,shows that the salaries second salaries Hawthorne in the same population
The highest among
of the mayor and council member received no pay. but the mayor category as Lake Butler and mayor and council that also receive able property valued at $2.7 million I
to he
\ range from nothing in Alachua ant1 those cities officials.surveyed Starke's go commissioners largestcity's was allowed a $300-per-month expense Newberry with 1,400 residents, usedto $29 per month and property In the city with an assessment of 3.089 mills bringing ,
Micanopy to $300 per month for the of whom Is elected account. pay its council members $25 for Is valued at 1.153 million.The city In $8,340.Lawtey's i
one One of the smaller towns surveyed realizes $3,459 in tax revenue on a councilmen and mayor
: mayor and$250 per month for council month. regular council meetings and $10 for !
all receive
mayor, per Interlachen with a population of 754 millage rate of 3 mills. receive $50 per month paid $20 per
: members in Lake Butler, a city of Starke has valued at$35.5 special meetings but recently went to I
1,756 residents. property has a tax base of $5.3 million which a straight $50 per month. The mayor Financially troubled Micanopy, a meeting before Mayor Marvin Rosier
I Those communities surveyed in tax million.revenue Approximately is collected on$133,000 the current In realizes $28,800 for the city on a tax receives $" per month. city of 900 residents paid its mayor pushed for the set monthly fee about I 9!
addition to the five already mentioned 3.532-mllllevy. assessment of 5.43 mills. Hawthorne has $6.4 million In total and councilmen $25 per month last year ago.
I were Brooker Lawtcy. Archer Third highest-paid Is High Springs'We're This Is the second year that taxable property. The city levies S .
, Newberry has paid I its mayor$100 per mills in advalorem taxes which brings .
in $30,000.Dropping DWIGHT SLATER'S I
down further on the pay
scale Archer's mayor and councilmembers
Glad receive$35 per month. The SIlt
Revival city of 1,100 has a tax base of $4.7 Open Fo.o II & ti.S.301 $
I million from which it collects $17,450In
Thursday, & 7A.M.12P.M.. A Walnut Sit.
l Friday Saturday advalorem taxes on a levy of 3.89

It's Out BHS Auditorium mills.Next comes Waldo and Keystone COKE .

Heights both with a population of between MOTOR Oil
Speaker: EvangelistJ. 1,000 and 1,100. Keystone's *1" on PEPSI
mayor and councilmen receive $30
3 Uts.
Wedrell Kitchens month. Waldo's and I e Tbx I
The Cenfennsallasue, per mayor council OZ.U
A Oep.
7:30: p.m. Nightly chairman are paid $30 per month Plus Tax !
while its other council members get
That fa Full Gospel $20 per month.Keystone's Borden's MIL BRANDS BEER
taxable property totals ,
Everyone Welcome $12.3 million and brings$81,500 on a ..179 .100 Case
tax levy of 6.5 mills. MILK a.. Over Coat
Waldo has a tax base of$3.7 million I

A.L. Scott has received
machinery for a sugar mill which he
will erect on his place in North V'1
Starke. The machinery consists of a I 1I
cane mill a first class evaporator
and all other necessary equipment' for m ,
a No. 1 plant. Dr. Scott will have the
mill ready to turn out a fine grade of I
sugar by next fall. -1898. I

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Duokl Ik*Prlc. PANTRY PRIDE. .

Y. L. Dougl JIM $4.00 and $5X0 Shot u* the
.; production of tkdlcJ workmen,from the .but ma-
c trial pmufclc lo put into nuke alto J2.50.ivl $2.25.hoee for run. and
) Best Buuei'nPtvJucir/
J2.W, $2.00 and $1.7 lor and the V. L.Uouglu .
boys .
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(;, polio nun and othcra having Tomatoes IIfQdCalilo .
much to da.eniivtaoily e
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war.. aiMInfftlr sass.tyl.i..... lo nap ,
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1'hr,., Wu1 r 4 IM t'*.f 4.Ir RtiMla air f Country Stand Mushrooms j i
..nit. nil .. .u Iiii ..dnr.l ,. rimirli fount E sup nt.i $ ?
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m. rrar .49t
triilM inrtorrMpuiidinib pilrta ,
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*, a Yn.r S I Carrots ,., 291BlueberrilS

For Sale by. J M ALVAREZ, Starlce. SAVE 250 SAVE 106 aAYg 200 A LB tM WMV CMP PINT, 99*

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B,.. Wbl.b,. ga U 15 ,.1. Cora 'SAVE 20*
I'M whiskey, W lo $).110 .p' 110.1. QlaX 20d
,I t'J to |7 60 par gal. hno>, |1 U $1 111 m*. ILL' Apple kratijr |1 00 U Bice JUMBO $ 39 SAVE10C: ;
$3 p.f *al. r.aek BruiT 12 10 t to $3 M, "al.| Whit Wh... 2L89 } 49
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rn 621 N. Walnut Realty 9646162F r-' CAKE IAVe 84oz80X sad $179 59

Best Buy$ llroce.ksB4sl BuysinGrocerKS/
Has Been Well Known In .
E, ry 8p, ceI Pantry Pride Marshmallows 3/'l WltaKraft Mustard 59* scour'saw

Bradford County For Years ww IM r Mi>l n iMmr PMJ
tsso: Sacramento Tomato Juice 69 Powder Drink Mix 97*
PKG. IM WIMNiblets, IM .WIIIHMHtWMLittle 3
r Corn 3/M Friskies Cat Food M" 200E
Drea ouble Stuf l09 Lysol 99"UH
SAVE 130 ....... Spray DisinfectantIMKIlvUI /Avg site

Nabisco Nutter Butter 89 Contadina Tomato: Sauce 31 1 j I

8.s' BuysiM&eries/ KRAFT CHAMP I HOT
IM.m,IH,miii imi.MII .MI BAR-ba.Q SAUCE; DOG or HAMBURGEH ;i
In Buying Or SellingWe as Realemon l IA. Juice 69* l'i'WI Stat ao z Sge2S $299> J $ "" *
lOwFiKY/a aee ( 4"4 K !
Wk IM wMi Pfeiffer Dressings
Can Provide It .
WfHmmBH 4 Pork t Beans 4M1099d ALL WISK PARTY FLAKIOR''
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Clacker Jacks CLOVE LW .OLLS

Commercial 39 79'
Swift f Vienna Sausage 1UtlJtfPJ"lK! : Q

\ Acreage Lake Lots ,MH Macaroni' Pepper t < $ $43 MEAT & SERVE
... r. Cheddar 4/S1 l 1570 3 89 320 DIHHE ROLLSi'

Dixie Lily Grits 4SC BOX
m 3 12 $1
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Telegraph On Their >r.;. LIQUID $ 83 assoataort9onl R NPFLCH3.GRAPI g .R 7.YP

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I rnore..Budget from page IA>" ............*.*.....**....>.*.*.''., ....1........ .................. Sgt. Mari: ag'&: f Stark' I r I ,

didn't veto some of the programs the budget of over$68,000. But state macdtkIg position\ ," Sheriff Reaoisn: told the "
state baa passed down to the county funds over the past few board. Chairman Carter reiterated

permeated budget has slM from over $20.000 to $io, years the board is pleased with the sheriffsbudget First Woman Honor Grad
aesaiona as 7940. less than the county librarian's request, very little
commissioners continue to decry the salary. but Carter was caret to avoid i!
State mandated expenditures, Commissioners also lament having promising the sheriff\ or anyone else, .
demolishing matching funds in pro. no control over the budgets of the tax the board will tuna the complete Set. Mary F. Good** of Starke I
grams started by the state and collector, property budget became the first woman to be : /
federal governments, and expenses sheriff, wh budgets afiremead "Take these budgets home and graduated with honor from the .
forced onto the county as the state by state agencies. study them hard," Commissioner Florida National Guard Military
slides out from under them. Sheriff iJolph Reddish appeared Shuford told his fellow board I Academy Noncommissioned Officer
The county now has to fund the Tuesday night to discuss his $300.000 members, admonishing them to be r School at Camp Blandlng.
state Medicaid program to the tune of budget with the board. Reddish said prepared to make heavier cuts next ; I'
$50,000 per year. The local Mental he wanted his employees to have the Tuesday.The Sgt. GoodIe was presented the
Health Guidance Clinic la in the same raises aa other employees but state has also passed down Academic Award by Command Sgt
budget to the tune of $48,240. Those D. Tomko of the hard ,
said he has already instituted a car word that the county Is responsiblefor Joseph Infantry
two items alone compose one-tilth ot purchasing programs to cut auditing own books; the state Brigade Tampa, In July,22 graduatlon -
(be current budget deficit. automobile costa by some$14,000. Auditor General's office has been doing exercises.
The county library now has a "I understand and appreciate your that
A full-time technician with the
--- For the time being Tuesday night ----- -- Florida National Guard. Sgt. Goodge I
the commissioners left in the budget .is a stock control supervisor In the : ,
gG ." the'.7 percent salary Increases for all Rev. James R. Morgan 631st Maintenance Company In (
Charm Seh.a' employees. Raises in the proposed Stark. She has been In the Guard for !
e Q budget total about $30.000, "arn- four years.
k City Commission Group :2 worth told Commissioner Hazel New Pastor at Keystone 'jI
Paulk when she asked how much More than 300 men and women have 1 I
f would be laved if raises were cut.The been graduatged from ', Noncommissioned
e A Man Of Proven Ability $30,000 didn't look like much compared Reverend James R. Morgan has accented Officer's School during )

to the$500,000 the budget.Is out pst the pastorate of the First Bap its four yean of operation. Class No. ,

0 6 Years As A City Travel coats were cut 25 percent in Church of Keystone Heights. 4, which completed Its IS days of
each budget the board looked at Tues- A native of St. Petersburg, he is a training July 22, graduated 59 Guardsmen -
Commissioner & 3 Years day night. graduate of St Petersburg High and women.
School,and holds a Bachelor's degree ,
As Mayor 1972 1978 Fire department funds were not cut from Missisippl College, and a The school's aim la to train effective :f
Tuesday night the board labelingthat Master's degree from Southwestern noncommissioned officers for the

0 Stands For Honesty And Integrity possibility as with a number of Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Florida Army National Guard.Hampton .
Worth Texas
other items.
I :
0 Will Listen To The People Of Starke The board still has to tackle the Reverend Morgan has pastored
Transportation Trust Fund of churches in Mississippi, Texas and .
Pd. Pol.! Adv.
$711,881, now out $112,000, and the Florida.He .
Not. CwtrtlltJ By toy Orask By Charles Sohaoter Fine Forfeiture Fund now set at .Is married to the former Phyllis Vote

$379,294, in which requests are up Cupples of St. Petersburg and they
Year Vete ft S.pp.rt tflll Be Oeetlr. pprodeted. $58,333 over the current budget. have two children Timothy,age nine,
and David, age five.
Set Tuesday
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Elections are vet for Sept. 11 for Sgt.Mary G.Goodge ;

three city council seats the town j(

l marshal and the mayor.At "- --=-..cbJ
the end of qualifying,four people
JIOW RILESt had signed up for three council seats: y..K- 1
Incumbents Lola Williamson, Chuck !
Rowland and Wilton Hart. Jane Hall TlIERESSt\NEWS J ;I
will vie for one of the seats. Winners Mr. J.P. Hall killed a catamountone j
are the three who get the highest morning last week. He was slttinf a
number of votes. at the breakfast table when the :

.. ., .., esascowl Town Marshal Rick Wade qualifiedto animal attempted to catch chickenIn
i : : run again. He Is unopposed. the back yard. We need some good
'E : i \ (liif) ,n : : : No one qualified for the mayor post- hounds here. Since Mr. D.L. Phillips
"P, .. .... .. .. .., ,
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"" .. ,-"" ". ,"."' ... ,- "" .'" . .. --I lion left us,the varmints are coming back.
Williams Summers resigned as We suppose it Is because there has
mayor last year and Ted Curtis,council been so much wet weather to drive
chairman,has been acting mayor. them out of the swamps. -1912.
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..;,,0 .., ...."'. ''' :' I' '. ...Warren from pltiel t .........................
WiD tuauST t i.r..QUANTITY' Kiamt, mimviaIM ."... ,...',
U.S.KA. C/'o Fresh I;IIeq&1// ., '4' ,,' Tobin also said there were no legal
ti r to the commls-
Warren Issued a statement saying precedents support
sion's position on Warren's removal.
UMM ilium ewa IUWVUIIISUMCenter te mayoral duties 'serve as the peo-
Cut Sirloin Steak iJ258 : ,__._i le's checks and balances for the city Pierce pointed out in reply to {
,, overnment. Just like tripartite Tobln's charge the removal was Illegal
tWt m*II IH)VMttf Man s any
Fresh.Pork Steaks LI ale D .. ystem of government and that that Warren had" not been
ilcox's interpretation "causes the "dumped completely, and he was
srrwlulnAUwlwnar Smoked Turkey Ham II $198 N overning body to be weak and the still an active member of the commis
iw is eroded away."
Skillet Brand Sliced Bacon Sala During the hearing, Pierce said the and Tobin exchanged
.. .. rdinance allowed for a mayor In. smiles when Fagan ordered that he be y
aew.l.Antier.nlsa.wlreiGlotqD" j S' reinstated and later said
Chicken l al ame only. as mayor
111 n i iirmtnitii'Mobi'tfittFryer ,Ltf''n I t a ,t;, "That's not what the ordinance "that's what I'd expected." He said

Combination "i' ,H":;'.' ISsew111.A.1111DWI :J ays," Fagan replied. he didn't know what the commission'snext
Warren's attorney.Harris Tobin of step would be
8 TO
Rock Cornish Hens' II 88 d 3TO 38 8 LB alnesville, said the mayor's powers "I'm aiming for a change in the city
;;. S LaS 78 /ere stripped and that they should be charter" Warren added.
uvi IK ill ii III/1 si mm**an IN/1N/r11. AVM' "
8at Ave yos r, la einstated unless the charter is "No comment, was the reply from
Thighs or Drumsticks II a AFp04/ a hanged or charges are brought Pierce and Silcox when asked if they
Art m t n 1 11 fM niw num SAVE 304 A Le' SAVE 204 A Le War.
for misfeasance
Dressed Whiting Fish ,,,48 GAVE 604 A tb gainst Warren or will file written charges against
nalfeasance. ren or change the ordinance ,
Utff IOC IIM '
Fyne Spred Quarter Oleo 2/88/
fed Ml Mw Ml MNIHT
Sliced American Singles M- Sliced Cooked Salami 7TURKEY HAM

an wNr G. w>l IW Kit MUM
Pantry Pride Sour Cream 68C Hygrade Hot'Doas S108 UMb fAVl104A1a 0' FROST $178 U.ID.A.TRAY ORADI PACK A 48.

IM MC KM Of MMIIT IMI uatmniHam SAVB 100 A LS .
Creamed Cottage Cheese Spa] Lykes Mild Smoked Sausage 'S221

Pantry" Pride Bowl Oleo 58 Sunnyland Roll Sausage. fin f"f"01."" PATTIES
Mar .
Mrs Filbert's 1/4' Oleo 58C Assorted lunch Meat $188 a.I'o" 3 $98

IMI w Nil M nw inn IM mm noun $118 seer a VBAL
Sliced Meat Bologna J1" Lykes Grill Meat Franks S298 a donee le AYO. la.nxDAK

GROUND BEEF BLADE BONELESS BEEF we debate the Immediate causes of the gasoline lin.....

BUTTS BEEF CHUCK .BOTTOM IMPORTED HAM let ui not forget how serious the whole energy situation 1\

Is Let m look beyond possible bureaucratic mismanagement 'i t
ROUND. as lBMas 218.298
118 .m$1I48 tL ,labor problems and Infuriating waits at a Ir'
ao.uu'" STEAK P' iseo""' service station '
: i ROAST An observer makes the point clearly: :. ",
0 ROAST $Jj "From the sheer logic of survlv l. 1 112

r we must stop the lotus eating In "
$168 188J which we haw so long engaged .

:. .. / recognize the critical a .. S '\ "r ;''l
4P'p/ U nature ol'the oil problem s
S e j lAY :10' A La SAVE sod A ua and.through a variety .3 ;/
S of means,reduce our : dt'\ t
overall requirements"
PANTRY PlUDI LINDSAY and Increase the ., ;
TINY TENDER domestic production of all forms of'energy t.

PEAS SNACK. OLIVE "Today we have become. almost ludicrously vulnerable .* j
1 ry%price! $ $&),/ ,VV have let our economic WflJ.bIlng./dllpl/nd! ( ',. r ..' :fii-; ;if

(ver pc f ':: 39C !""I/ '' 'iCef 69 on/)..forces and pr.'lISU'IISWIcannot control no mailer ',.:"t ,J;
10711. how much we flex our muscles and pound our chests.: r.
Toz "WHAT CAN I DO? it
Tusa APPLE SAUCE STEAK SAUCE Speak up. We need/ to come to grips with the long term '
forms. '
SAVE 104 need for additional and alternative energy
SAVE 254 of r floridians are realizing that combining forces and chain- '
! Pf 50.5ge t"" .DI 69 pioning the cause for energy means:)obs.taxes better/
diversification of our economic base a stabl"lirsrstyl"1
upward mobility Available jobs also mean we can keep ;.i
/l..ull"Ii'8.. 'uf"AiJII LISTERINE PANTRY PRIDE &ysinFaormTolsl: our young people In Florida .presently we" export this '
JUICE 14.w.11.. na1N most Important of all our resource '.i.iI
MOUTHWASIIRight Morton Chicken Dinner 6ge s
_'. MI02aN aA01 tea IM"4.1114 (119 \.t
Guard Deodorant i1ee 32iia $177 e" Fur 3 set 'i Banquet Suppers l liMwiMMiluiwimi quest for additional energy sources does not halt ,.
IM m...pminiM Ml farad / conservation Creation of.nergy resources and conservation
Wondra Lotion .Lttms.lesw.Ywolwestr Salisbury Suppers.Lgstmvbe Spa I go together As the song lamented "you cant. ,''. ; i
"" .... have one without the oCher: Not anymore 'I
99t ; nFooJi les'
Suave Balsam; Shampoo fLfllM DmllDPlII Seal BUYII"FI"C 3/M/ 1 I.
.... The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Coumrtojj&j!
IM w4 ut r taw !,) sae i nuns mnwa e tin >*mm y
Suave Balsam Conditioner'r. -..-- Glazed Donuts 79 Mrs. Smith Apple Pie 99 OPEOtolakingadvantageoJour-donothlng"attitude.( .yThere
'j w r4.4sw is no practical'reason for the price of OPEC oil .
J ,' immuim ..
IM IK m own 2fJ1 ;, :\ IItIYELDPW4 Southern Belle Deviled Crab (161 I Saluto Party Pizza :1$2"' to climb. Political. And greed.The cost of producing l t' '"
Soft Puffs ;-.o: ':'
Curity ;a: II : =, oil In the Middle East I Is the tame today basically as It ,.
w/r INS w4N.a01Pantry *
Go'd'jj'ws: Razor 2/1 1 ': f= ;;' Morton 1.r 1Nm: Sauce 31a1wMMWnNaN 1 Pride, Dinner Fries 59 T. was ten years ago..merely pennies per barrel <

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Summer's Eve Douche 79' 3. 1ji I.:.'j:. ; ..:. :'n.. Morton Mexican Dinners 69 Pet Ritz Cream Pes 59 'o.> .R'EFLYNOTED ;,
-IBB-IM Mm ki Jt 14 wr n.01 Vbu the tame high quality of service
IMVHMIN* 8Se .:;:,;,.;:. 49 can get .
Dinner, 69 Pantry Pride Whipped Topplnarg rather than making
Alb Seltzer "Nr- :.Iw"r'r" j'!ii IrMorton Turkey from FPL by telephoning ',
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Fertile Lawtey Soil Leads to Self-Service Fruit Stand I III

.. ,,,
.,r honesty pay, then surety....Andrew .'> '" _

= McCombs in Lawtey bars f ,r :- "I --

1 reaped the benefit ," ;.. ...,. to..! Y....._, : : _,'_-., ,-.. r,.... : ,. .c ..
Andrew Me Comb, a retired { .,. .!' If
Jacksonville city employee, bought 12 .. '
acres of land off US-301 and started t'l. '
r building his dream of being self- .., .
sufficient.In .

less than a year, Andrew and his '
"C ki vy p + wife, Katie, have installed chickens, !F--------------------_ S
.. two goats, some cattle& and a tremendously _
productive garden. And the _
.. ,,- garden which "Just keeps on bearing
.; and bearing! ".Is their vehicle,truth.; #/l.: s

Because"La wtey soil .Is so fertile, }
-. f. the McCombs had too many .
"" vegetables left-even after gave '
> away as much. they coul d they
set up a small vegetable stand. But
::4 __ that would mean having someone \ ,,:-. ;a J".. 1 cS
there all the time and McComb said : '"" :
;. he.just didn't have the time to do that.

Y' So the baskets of colorful
"I' Y vegetables sit underneath the .
"Self-service" sign of a portable
.' jt vegetable stand. A small metal box }
; with instructions to put the money in t

,; J ",,., the slot shares the vegetable space. .4..w-. .
1 And there are plastic and paper bags
for customers and another sign that The tlga tells you what It Is, and the Instructions wu/- wnat, to do,and the boll tells you where to put your money... I

Andrew McComb picking banana peppers from his "Incredibly lertlleIardt'li. says "If you need" any more help,
honk horn. The
." please prices are "-
taped to baskets of vegetables. : Revival Services Set
"I think need $1!
people Just chance
a .
New Movie Will Be Shown SundayA to prove they're honest, you know," z For Next Week
Mrs. McComb explained. .
new movie titled"Just As I Am," 230A In Starke. Everyone is Invited to ,, :, .. ." Revival services are scheduled in
will be shown July 29. 1979 at 7:30: come and refreshments will follow The McCombs said they haven't, the Starke Church of God for July 29
p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church on SRthe movie.LONGCHAMP lost but 55 cents-and the money earn- through August 5 with Rev. Bill
ed from their stand covered the fertilizer Sullivan as the evangelist.Rev. .
and seeds for next year's
garden."It jid Sullivan is a member of,the
Florida State Evangelistic Teams for
wasn't a planned thing, but it the Churches of God and has recently
sure did help out. We plan to do it returned from an extensive six mon
Ili less le., atlFllYI again" Andrew said, in between ths mission tour of the Bahamas.

plowing up another, field. Services will begin on Sundays at 7

The Mc omba' casual attitude and p.m. and on week nights at 7:30: p.m.
Implicit trust In their fellow human
beings probably is Just what people The Church Is located at 422 N. St.
need to prove that honesty does pay. Clair Street, and we invite you to
come and worship with us in this
revival where the word of God Is
preached, the love of God is shared
Methodist Women and the power of God Is present)

Enjoy Birthday DinnerThe I' .,., 4 Rev.Host Mel Dtake
: i ,
., YIL A
Methodist Women's Sunday J
School Class of The First United ,
Methodist Church,Starke, had dinnerat Katie McComb shows the Telegraph reporter how their self-eervlce vegetable ,
the Yearling Restaurant at Cross stand en US-361 operates. ..
Creek on Tuesday, July 24. The occa- County Agonts
sion was the celebration of birthday'sfor
Sunday school 10-uu: a m.
Virginia Jean Johns. Iva Smith, Veiled Pentecostal Church Sunday-Evangelistic Service-7:30:
and Gwen Gray. Eight members at-. 204 N.Waters notebook
tended. Pastor 0.'".Wells p.m.Full gospel preaching and teaching
Acts 2:38-39 '.
HOMES Wednesday Bible Study-7:30: pm. Matt. 16:18-19
J Friday! Youth Service 7:30: p.m. Mark 16:14-18:
U.S. 301 S 904-6853 Starke, Fla. "A bird In the hand l I. .' "
worth what It will bring" ... p j w
J Ambrose Bierae i. ,''IDW ) AT net iq n1 u n


Phone 964-6280
) This is an in-between time for
NOTICE gardeners and vegetable growers.
: Most spring vegetable harvest is over
except for some scattered okra eg
) ., '" SAVE 30 ON A NEW TORO gplant, and southern peas. {

<' > This is a good time to look back at
OF ',; ';.; : ASSEMBLED & SERVICED your production program to see if you
were successful with and
'. your plans
/ :
goals. Did you have problems
READY TO MOW. could have been avoided if you had
,4 done something a little different :
0 \i 21" propelled Rear Bagger. For example, did you have unusual
insect, disease nematode or nutrient
Trim close on both sides, up front too. All new
self-propelled rear wheel drive with unique problems? If so, you need to make
.' Select-A-PaceTM handle''; Dependable Briggs& fall plans now to correct this before your
planting or next spring garden.
: Stratton engine, heavy-duty air filter. You might need to apply an Insecticide .
The Of To Raise Your M
City Lawtey Proposes Easy-Empty bag. Mod. 20785. or nematicide to the soil prior to
planting or you may need a soil
Re,. $359" $ 95 fumigant like Vapam to control
329 nematodes, some insects and weeds.
Property NOW ONLY
The best way to start correcting
Taxes'K nutrient problem is to have your Soil
.. tested well in advance of planting.
21" S01f-propoll Sid. Bagger.Mows .
'.v. ,, F\* The soil report will tell us the pH (soil
'1' two ways. Bags clippings or returns acidity or alkalinity level and the
A Public On The Increase Will Be Hel'dTuesdaYr them, to lawn. Sell-propelled front drive. levels of the major nutrients of
,. ,. Dependable Briggs" & Stratton engine. 21"cut. phosphorous, potash, calcium and
I'" co. ...i' '<-'"' '$ "'.1' Bagging kit optional. Mod, 16320. magnesium. '

July 24, at 7:30: p.m. In The Lawtey City Hall.' '- ;'. :;, Re*. $259" Good or adequate levels of pH'and

'1', ;\ ':fi :- .\ ,. .. : $229 these nutrients are essential for good

:.,- H NOW ONly........ growth plants that of all we grow.vegetables. and otter ..

Explanation : Because of a slight. increase in tax urge Speaking all crop of and soil pasture testing producersto I Would

( take a sample of their fields during

assessment values in the City of Lawtey, the city can raise.-. August October and 1st our September.lab will charge Beginning for

GOT A PROBLEM WITH this soil testing service I understandthat
the same number of tax dollars in 1979-80 with slightly a regular test for pH and the maJor
food nutrients will be .
plant $3 00
less millage. To raise the same amount of tax dollars' FLEAS TICKS ANTS? Hi-ield. per sample. 5- 5.

in addition to the charge-there

the coming year, the city would have to levy 2.815 Mills. ht( lid Of Them WithfcYiW 5%. a few Farmers other changes and gardeners in the pro will

slightly less than the 3.000 mills levied lost mail or deliver their samples directly
yearn !!. l Insect Killer Diuinon to the laboratory for analysis. The
report will be sent back to us for information .

'Bg Covers 5,000 Sq. Ft. .''N.eCT ILLERJag.t1O'.SPECIAL I, personally and recommendations., hate to see charge

However, the city is required to levy at least three millsto GRANULES for the soil analyst. However the
$9 9. main reason for the charge, as I

receive state or federal revenue sharing monies, thus understand it, Is computerization for Improvement that in

;. (.{.Yield Insect Killer Granules Can Be Used Around Patios will improve the service and shorten
the city will incur a very slight tax increase in 197980. the time period needed for the
Arosed Tie Horai,as A Perimeter Insect Control Or (OverT analysis. 1 hope this change will be

Though the increase will be hardly noticeable on tax ,;. .t E.lirta.awa To Stop Fleas Chinch Bugs Ants -Ticks worth Even the with cost the involved.charge. for" >the 'soil

bills, the city is required to label it a tax increase and ., Grabs And Many Otter Insect Pests analysis soil sample, I'll continue will pay"to diviUenda tell folks. thata '

.y. We should not be over fertilizing
advertise that it is raising property? taxes. :' LAWN GARDEN & tilizer any crop and with todays prices of fer
energy. Money spent for a
f %".' l .1 JIll V ,' q y <{I liming material if needed is a savings I
.... .. '. ,: f NURSERY CENTER in reality. The soil sample and
.. "'i'' .. analysis is the best way we have to ;
''' .. ** .., ;, + know what
e& t the lime and fertilizer j
I. Ii< Es, ,
I 539 Call El 064-S74S
(: ......." r. needS mar be for any particular erop
1'Ii"I... .,. .. .a A fl9AM-6PM on II specific field.
s .. .. r
., F 'V VI .:, Don t forget to get your soil tested
I. free before October 1st, after that ,
there will a service charge.J4 '
..'. '.

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R LocaI4-H'ers Attend CongressEleven ,: .';: .'.> :' Man Dies in Head-On CollisionJohn f
.(,: ., ;, It. .'t" i j
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Bradford 4-" member and category' at one of 13 District level ."." Dillon Lewis SO. was killed The red 72 Nova was borrowed I'' '
Wednesday July 18 In a head-on collusion from Cart Bedford at Hurst's SbeU f
are attending the 15th aompeuUons. District winning talent ,
annual Florida 4-H Congnwa, underway acts presented 3hare4h-Fun Show, with a truck white attempting Station 8 a.m. Wednesday, and when I
w through Friday, July 27, on the sponsored by the Florida Council rr* pass another vehicle on SIMM in ba hadn't returned It by 11 a.....,Bed- I. 'I '
campus of the University of Florida. Coca-Cola Bottlers,Tuesday evening.Wednesday's CEWI Alachua County ford notified UMFKP. I '. < '

Jones Local,Carlton 4-H'ert Jones attending,Deborah are Green Barrel career exploration.program Delegates waa devotedto participated after pronounced dead en the. ************ / :'

Sheila Anderson,.. Doll Water*. in two career exploration I seen the)1972 Nova ha was driving
Michelle SUlwell mini-cessions led by resource people crashed head-on Into a 1973 Servicemen y.'] '
Drew Andrewt. Randy h arm Ken Involved In a wide variety of career truck owned by the Columbia try
Howard, and Tony Anderaon. opportunities, and In career exploration Road Department and driven by .. : ;
Cnaperonea are Mrs. Charlene tours to many UF departmentsand James Ftaley,M..\ .according July{- Navy Yoeman Third Clan ":1
Howard and 4-H agent Lowell Par business operations. + to the Highwq FatroL Terry L.Uott son of Marshall O.and ,
rish. A 4-H Fashion Revue gave county Marti L. Molt of Rout 1, Box MB, ',. ,
"Freedom To Be...."Is the theme of winners an opportunity to display It took emergency medical technl- Brooker, (!?1., has been promoted to '. ;
i the congress which features their sewing and skills to clana from High Springs and his present rank while serving at the ''f/,. 1,
". speakers mini-sessions, tours the entire delegationmodeling Wednesday Newberry over an hour to remove Llttb Creek Naval Amphibious Base '
demonstration contests, ..pectairecognition night Lewis'body from the wreckage usingemergency Norfolk. Vc. ., '.,
j. and entertainment Twenty-one different leadership "Jaws"and other extrica '
mini-aesaio were set for Thursday "" !rlj'' equipment. It was Alachua Coun A 1979 graduate of Bradford High ;
.j";. Dr: Walter L. Smith, president of morning, Including' such titles as ., ty's fourth fatality In four days and School.; Starke Fla., be Joined the '
-. Florida A ft M nllf verslty. "Cutting Your Apronstrlngs." the 23rd this year.J..ewi.I' Navy in November.1971.
-. Tallahassee presented the keynote "Applying to Make Coins,' : :.
: address Monday night. Dr. Dick "Presenting for an Inter accident occurred: after he :1
Milham from Orlando described as a view," and"Making Fishing Rod." Barry Watts far( left),Charles Lee THy Roberta and Commluloner Wayne had been in two accidents within two *********** i I II
self-styled motivator was to address Big Event of the week will be the Massey show off their kaadlwork.Lawtey. hours and received a speeding ticketIn : '
this morning (Thursday July 20) on Awards and Recognition Banquet set between. / 'J I
the theme "Freedom to become." Thursday night In the UF gym a time I,
Tuesday's program featured state when donors and sponsors come
competition In 20 different together to recognize: winners In
'demonstration categories 4-H'ers at- demonstrations and record book com- Grows L
tending the congress receive i their petition. Awards include trophies Up SPECIAL ELECTION' ,
trip by winning in a demonstration trips, and scholarships. 1 i > ;


How Men Dressed Their Noble DomesOf July 31. 191. : ; I

I \ ...M:' rSigni

Thought Over The Past 100 Years . . . I
re'of' Elector '.' .1e Initials of IsV. '" ;

Where do men's hair styles go from "The barbers were hurting and some Q. : auing9J'kr f ;

here? shops had to close for lack of No. . ... . . '. '.
In the past hundred years they have customers.: I.' .'.'f'.ft,. j
swung full cycle- from long hair In Johnson got into bartering by an .' : :
the 1800's,to the white sidewalla (still unusual route. "I started shearing .. (Stub No.1] .'r ,. t I
long on top) of World War I to the GI mules," he .said "and also cut hun I 111 4' .. I.. 'I I'
cuts and crew cuts of World War II dreds of heads of hair a day for '" !
,(shortfall over), to the flat-tops of the nothing.I was a barber In the Navy; ,, \".'tip, '.,,,1, '. i !
1960s and now back to long again. and a few quick with the '. ;, f
passes clip ELECTION ; i
Mixed in along the way was the completely pen was all that was necessary." SPECIAL ; "' :i: ;
( bald look of Yul Brynner and Herman Allen, of Bradford Barber )WW\V'f(
HAMPTON ; : \ H.. <
Savalis-worn by even Marlon
Telly Shop says that fads aren't all that .
Brando In his latest Him.taen keep men from getting haircuts as .. Juh'UIJI. : !) I.. "...,r r.r :". I i
often as they once did-every week or ,, _' Injiial* ..11..>
ten days In the flat-top era. .
"e '.uing1hik.'r
"Price lot do with ..' \ : .A ,"' !
has a to it too. .
.. '
No. . . . I
Other ahead
things come of haircuts, :: ; ,:
ct .
like food clothing: and housing" ;, \
Allen said. ,' !
While some men they can't af- :;
say (Stub No.21 : .. ,,1
ford 13 haircuts,one local barber said j !
he has customers who pay as much as .
tai for permanents. ,

catch"Permanent on among are the men Just in starting I CETA workers. Charles Lee left)and Tony Roberts' put the new signs together.The SPECIAL CITY ELECTION: ;

have quite a few who come in for a '' .
wave or ringlets all over the head" HAMPTON. BRADFORD fUrS1'11 l.o hU ll U \"" :
said of the ..., .
Roy Yarberry
Glass Styling Center. locking. .1,1\, ;11 1. iii1!, \ '\.". '.

''Men are becoming more broad- city of Lawtey finally gets some long awaited street tlgns. Commissioner I
minded, to the extent that they don't 'Wayne Massey saM the street signs started their long Journey five years ago. : ,:
mind getting under a hair-dryer, Just Seemed! there was always a problem of money according to Macsey. The new Mark an X in the Box Opposite Y..ur.< h.iiv
like the ladies do. Men often call it a sign,M of'em. COlt the city about$1.900. The signs were made with the help of '" '
texturizer rather than a permanent" Inmates at Lawtey Correctional Institute, Bradford County and CETA workers. ..
he.added. "But it. means the same Barry Watts, water.. engineer. said the signs cost about f IS a piece to make. .
thing." "If we'd.. bought. the whole.. thing from the county, It would have COlt about 180 Special Klt-c-tion fur ,MH Ailop.. ., .ii h :Nc a C hm'h't': t'.

The Looking Glass does both men's for each sign. Watts said. the City <>f Hampton 4.: .. t \
and women's hair and also has "Now we'll know where we're goln" Massey added with a grin. .

barbers who do's. .CODVeR'Uonal M .
haircuts. .................................,.. .,I M ., ANEW _Dolt .. wtiw.rr .. I+ tltl. w + i
: ,
\used to pretend'dit:: were ,
they Yarberry said ottenYoma""WiU I .n """ :-' "-. I
immune to changes!in style, but In regent come In and get her hair cut and later GUARD ARMORY "
years they have given up this make an appointment for "hubby" to Carpenters are now busy repairingthe ,''''" .
pretense and openly patronize come in and get his done by the same second story of the building in
'styling parlors" and even beauty stylist He said men's Ideas about which Middleton's Uvery Stables are
salons for tinting and permanent, hair-styles are changing and that located for the purpose of an armoryfor
just as freely as they would the old- more business and professional men the Guards who will commence Congratulations To TheBrad'ford .
fashioned barber shop with Its hum of are getting their hair styled, or drilling In a few days.1898..
'Clippers and smell of bay rum. "tinted."

"1 Back when The Telegraph was a '
youngster men often wore their hair County Telegraph
In styles similar to those seen today '"*
with uncut curls falling over their
ears and shirt collars. Beards and "I NEVER REALIZED HOW" ,
On Their 100th ARoiversaryr'.1
,mustaches were as' popular then as
they are today. The "new look"of the MUCH THEY DO"Few ,
'1970s is really the "old look" of the .
1870s, proving again- there's nothing .
under the sum From>
new l
people do re ilize how many 'n details
; The white sidewall style of World y ? t
War I days was even the subject) of are neCl nary for even the' simplest
,' Irate editorials such as this one from funeral 'service. .\t our firm capable hands "
,the St. Augustine Record on trained in a long tradition of personal: service *: The Oasis
? "New-Fangled Haircuts" 60 years handle these scores of details with quirt| :
ago: thoughtfulness. No service is too simple to .
"The weaker sex may get up some
:[queer styles,but you must admit they command all Ibehattentive and understanding
i have never perpetrated anything that ( care. f '
looks as bad as one of these newfangled ..oungeAndPackage
: he-haircuts that leave the .Steve Futch DeWut C.:Jones
..back of the head looking plum pale asr
; 'compared with the roof, so that when Harold JohnS '
, venture out on the street folks Benton Futch n'DeWitt'
'walking behind you get the impres- StoreHwy
lion that your neck runs up under
your hat, and. with the chapeau C. Jones
removed,your noble dome of thought 11 Hwy 301 Waldo 468-9461
when viewed from a distance, looks Funeral Homo
>,- something like a two-colored Easter Things Have Changed....
K.r 'on. Hpb
,egg or as if an Indian had started In
..,to scalp you and was called away .....200 4x3.3$7"
. before he finished the Job."
')?, Another editorial of that period 1

.':. complained ting in the union that shops the price of Jacksonville of hair cut ". Today To Get To The Oasis, You.Jump In Your: Big Motor Car,

"11. to be increased from 25 to 33
-icents.: Wonder what the editor would r meet your Spend Ten Minutes Behind, The Wheel And You're There.
think of UoIIe'$2S fees now being
,.. some hairstylingestablishments
today? I
'J But the"pompadour"of World WarI PropertyWith That's Where Everyone In Bradford County Meets
with sides clipped high above the .
,,,neck and ears; and left long on top
,-was the first step toward the shorter t% % Their Friends.
styles of World War I. The Army set A Sturdy : ,
: ,the trend with Its regulation GI haircuts ,
't''> giving all recruits: practically a
"baldy" when they entered the ser Fence From
vice. Many found their short hair so.
cool and comfortable and easy to keep At Tko Tin Of Tfce Ctitery A Tei Mil Trip Ct.M Take 'YM AH Biy. 'Yea Had To
.', that they kept their crew-cuts when

: they The returned flattop to that civilian evolved life.later was Mannings Lawn Hook Up The Team Anti Watch Oat For All Tko Mid, Malts ir If YM Nad A Cir, It

,IK)t more tedious to cut and required
.. more time to get the level effect on asa't Math Fasttr-Yta Ccald AIH..Cr.t.u.
Spud Tko Mad Holes
.'.4 top.puce. so it usually demanded a higher Mower & Fence Co.
,o sometimes 'l or 11.25. The
bald-all-over style was adopted' by a Wire Tiara t. Cot Stack .la.MB .
,,few, movie and stage stars,as well as :
Lawrence Blvd. 473-4822
figures but never gained great Bga S BBdft B Ettit. ', ,,_ .. .
'l>sporU h :: s B *3, a VVB_ W B9 ,- ;' ,, : !
popularity with the masses.
... The Beatles, popular English'rock
:.It i Keep Intruders Out Safe Guard Your Children
.musician credited with startingthe ,
are Den'i Take Me lack
'. trend toward longer hair styles ins With Low Maintenance Chain Link Fencing.. rl1JM GIH'DaJs.... Si!
.the late lOa and early 70s. Finally ,-
,,i1,aom.JMc-hair leaden seemed to quit
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Secretary of Stat. of th. DISTRICT OF FLORIDA, that pealed bid will be ..

Slot Florida, do hereby JACKSONVILLE DIVISION received by Suwannee Peggy Shaw prices out of our control would remain 1087-68, the government forgot the 60 percent a year," Pagoulatos said.
certify that the follow. River Economic Council.Inc. UP Graduate Assistant inflationary.But lessons of history." For thosewhodon'twonttowaitfora
Ing- GEORGES' PROPER. Court No. 79.I 31-clv. .. Live Oak Florida GAINESVILLE "What Is Inflation what really is inflation? In addition the U.S. economic recession for things to get better.
TIES LTD. with lit prlncl. J-M until 3:00: PM 1ST on ?" One economists measure Inflation Inflation of the
31 1979 at way system Itself can foster Dr. Katey Walker Chairperson
pal Bradford place of business In UNITED STATES OF August which time all bid will "Inflation. is something we can't af la by the Consumer Price Index- Pagoulatos said. "Our society is study session and an WAS family

Florida (limited County. AMERICA Plaintiff VS. be publicly opened and ford. a sample market basket of what consumers divided into different sectors such as resource management specialist offered .
or.flied In the part.n.r.hlf' of- GERALD f. BAKER and read aloud In the officeof This little joke dispelled some anxiety buy. (A high rate of price .Increases agriculture industry and services. these guidelines for fighting .inflation

the Secretory of wile. LINDA M. BAKER: Dompe Palunl.' ft for Florida Extension during the year means a high The agricultural sector exports many :
Stoto of. Florida und.r COMMUNITY STATE Vyverberg Architect. Homemakers Council delegates from rate of inflation.) of Its goods. So what happens to
Chapter 620 Florida BANK. OF STARKE, Inc. 4131 NW 13 St. Suit throughout the state who confrontedthe But to most people inflation Is the agricultural markets depends a grat -Pay obligations first.
Statute, Law of Defendant 206 Gainesville! Florida' frightening subject of Inflation simple realization that necessities are deal on what happens abroad. -Distinguish between wants and
'Florida, and each hot NOTICE OF SALE for furnishing all head-on at a recent study session on devouring more and more of their .in Although the causes of inflation are needs.
'failed 'for six month or Notice I.I hereby given' material, labor and the University of Florida (UF) cam. come. apparently not hard to find, cures are -Be cautious about borrowing.
more to pay the annual that pursuant to a Sum necessary equipment forth According to Pagoulatos pricesnow another matter. (Debt commits future Income and
.filing fee and renew the mary Judgment entered addition and pus.Seriousness soon became the tone are rising in the United States ata Said Pagoulatos: "Inflation becomes an inflexible expense like a
certificate of authority to on July 10 1979 by the renovation to a wing of for the meeting however as guest rate of 12 percent a year. reminds me of cancer Its In the air mortgage rent payment.)
operate o* a (limited above entitled Court In RJE School. Stark. speaker Dr. Emilio Pagoulatos, a Translated, this means that the dollar we breathe and the food we eat.There -Recycle Items for further use by
partnership Therefore' the above styled cause Florida to become a research professor with the UF's Institute today buys a little less than half of are many causes of both and this others.
in pursuance of the pro. the undersigned United senior clllien center. of Food and Agricultural what it did in 1967. makes curing Inflation, like curing --Reduce insurance costs.
visions of Section 620.31 States Marshal or any of Any bid received after Sciences (IFAS), urged Americans to "At the core of the current Inflation cancer difficult. (Consider saving to meet common
Florida Statute., I hove his duly outhorlied the pclfled time and recognize and adjust to an Inflationary problem are two things how the The professor told disappointed emergencies rather than insuring
dot will be
caued to b. published deputies will sell Ih.popety .. not conildered. trend that will be around for awhile government acts: and the way the Homemakers Council delegates that against them.)

COUNTY In THE BRADFORD situate 'In Bradford Each bid must be accompanied economy works," says Pagoulatos. he had found no cure for Inflation. But -Keep track of miscellaneous itemsyou

TELEGRAPH published In a described' County a. Florida by a certified "There Is a danger in Americans he did offer some optimistic observations buy and then ask yourself If the
newtpaper :
Bradford County Part of the SE 1/4 of check cashier' check having this vision of things always He believes for example, that the : Home financing rates are money was wisely spent. Avoid
Florida notice of failure SW 1/4 of NW 1/4, Section or bid bond In the Improving, Pagoulatos told U.S. government helped start serious bound to come down a probable "impulse buying."
to renew certificate of 34, Township 6 amount of S percent of delegates. "We should adjust our ob Inflation problems during the Viet recession wUl slow price increases -Consider total cost of an Item
authority a* provided bylaw South Range 22 East the base bid, a* jectives. Perhaps not everyone will be nam war era when It attempted to in- and things always could be worse before you buy. (Total cost includesthe
Bradford' County guarantee that th* bidder able to own his own private home. Or crease economic activities abroad "Where our rate of Inflation Is price tag itself installation cost
Given under my hand Florida being more particularly if awarded the contract we might have to make wiser spending while maintaining the price of con- about 12 percent a year, there are maintenance cost and the cost of;
and the Great Seal of' the described a* will within ten ((10)) decisions. sumer Items and services at home Some countries where the Inflation is credit if you are not paying cash.)
State of Florida at follow.: Commencing at day after written/ notice Among Pagoulatos' somewhat "There is no war that was ever
Tallaha...., the Capital the Southeasterly cornerof being given of such pessimistic predictions for inflationthis fought that did not result in inflation"

this the 18th day of July the plot of South Gate award enter Into a written year were that coffee prices he explained. "As the economy gears One-Third Are Thrown Out In Cor CrashesSide I
with the
1979. Replot a* recorded In contract would rise 40 percent because ol a up toward war production it can't
George Flreitone. Plot Book 3. Page 1 of Suwannee River freeze in Brazil, food prices could con- satisfy consumer needs at home
Secretory of State. the public record of laid Economic Council. tinue to increase and that energy without charging higher prices. But in TALLAHASSEE-Nearly onethirdof impacts account for about one-
r 26 Itchg County; thence South No bidder may fatalities among vehicle occupantsare third of all serious occupant injuriesand
B9'I4' East along an withdraw his bid for a fatalities.
NOTICE OFINTENTION Easterly prolongation of period of thirty ((30): ) day thrown from their cars in crashes
the Southerly line of said after the date set for the Legals according to a recent study said the

TO REGISTER South Gate Replat 1110.2' opening thereof. Florida Highway Patrol. Colonel Eldrlge Beach, Patrol com-
FICTITIOUS NAME 'feel; thence North ?50' Plan and Specification COUNTY you Michael Bach and whose application are mander said "It has been estimatedthat
Pursuant to Section West, 2.53 feet for a may be examinedat CIVIL ACTION Helen D. Bach; and BIcco received' In the DER Certification About half of those ejected went one-half
863 09 Florida Statute' point' of beginning; the office of the Ar CASE NO. 79.153LONGCHAMP Corporation and you are Section 2600 through either the side windows or the serious the fatalities and :
notice I I. hereby given thence North 885O' West chitect. The Owner HOMES. required to serve a copy Blair Stone Road. Room windshield while 40 percent of those Injuries can be prevented by
that the undenlgned 100 feet; thence North reserves the right to INC., a Florida corporation of your written defense' S41 Tallahassee, Fl thrown out went through open doors the occupants" wearing seat
Warren Wotmough P.O. 250' West 100 feet, waive Informalities In Plaintiff v*. If any to It, on the plain. 32301 by July 24. 1979. most of which had damaged latchesor restraints.
Box 306. Waldo. Fl thence South 885O' East any bid and to accept MICHAEL BACH and tiff attorney who. Examination will be on hinges. '
32694, and Jerome Brod- 100 feet; thence South any bid which they consider HELEN D. BACH his wife, name and address I I. July 27 1979 at I p.m. at It had been noted that when a vehicle -
P.O. Bon 209. 250' East, 100 feet to the to be In its bet Interest and CARIOUS STALVEY George H. Pierce, Es the following location: hits something head-on and not .
Waldo sky FL 32694, doing point"of beginning. Said and to reject any and JOYCE L. STALVEY quire' P.O. Drawer 1030.Star. I. DER. 2600 Blair necessarily at high speed unrestrained -
land olio being' described and all bid. his wife, el al. Defen .... Florida 32091 Stan Road Twin Tower occupants in the front seat are
the firm
ai a part of lot S, R. A limit of three let of dantNOTICE and file the original with Office SMlldlng seriously injured or killed when their
name'' of "E/Z Auto MATTICE SUBDIVISION Plan and Specification OF SUITPROPERTY the clerk of the above Tallahassee, FL' Proctor: p head hits the windshield. Sometimes '
Sale* P.O. Box M, o* recorded In Deed may be secured by styled court on or before Elisabeth Knight. their head goes completely throughand
Waldo. FL 32694 Intend Book F, Page 729 of the general contractor, TO: MICHAEL BACH and August 30 1979: otherwise 2. Suwannee River is seriously lacerated when they
to register. laid 'fictitious aforesaid public recordi from the office of the Architect HELEN D. BACH his a judgement may Water Management fall back.
name under the provision Subject however, to by depositing wife 213 Churchhill Dr.. be entered against you District' Bridge' Street
of. aforeiald taxes, if any due for the therewith twenty-five Greenville, North for the relief demandedIn Whit Spring' Fl. Proctor .'
statute' year 1979 at public outcry ($23)) dollar for each Carolina and BICCO the complaint or peti : Jo* Flanagan. The Director concluded by saying
Warren Wotmough to the highest and set. The deposit will be CORPORATION. Address non 3. Southwest Flo. "There is no way vehicle occupantscan
and Jerome Brodiky bet bidder for cash at refunded upon ubmli- Unknown WITNESS my hand and Water Management protect themselves during a'
|joint owner the hour of 12:00: o'clock Ion of a bona fide bid YOU ARE HEREBY the seal 1 of said Court on District U.S. Highway Woodrow Wilson to enjoyed crash without wearing seat
Dated this 12th day of. Noon on August 21, 1979 and return of sold Plan NOTIFIED that an action July 24. 1979.GILBERT 41. 7 Mile South of the gam of golf he restraints. Drivers may as well use'
July. A.D. 1979. atStark. at the Front Door Entrance and Specification 'In to foreclose the follow. S. BROWN A* Brooktville, FL. Proctor: uiad black golf balls to them they paid to have them installed '

.. FL. 7/12 4tpd 8/2 of the Bradford good condition within' 14 ing property In Bradford Clerk of said Court. .... Faye Sheppard. play In the mow when they purchased their vehi-
after the dot Florida By: Marian McRae, A. cle."
County Courthouse at day set County, : 4. DER. 5301 Gun-Club
Starke, Florida. for the opening of bid. Lot 27 LAKE HAMPTON Deputy Clerk Rood West Palm Beach
IN THE CIRCUIT COURTOF Doled: July 11. 1979 Suwonnee River OAKS a subdivision (Court Seal) Fl. Proctor, Jim,
CLAY COUNTY George R. Grosse, Economic Council Inc.. recorded In Plot 7/26 4tchg 8/16 William PLYMPTON SIGNS
FLORIDA United State. Marshal live Oak Florida Book 3, Page 41, public S. DER. St. John River
Civil Action No. Middle District of Florida 7/26 2tchg 8/2 record of Bradford The Department of Environmental Sub-dlstrict Branch Office .
79-472 CA Bernard S. Mclendon County Florida lying RegulationDER 825 N.W. 23rd'v., *SIGN PAINTING MAGNETIC SIGNS MOBILE SIGNS
In re the marriage of' Assistant United Stole IN THE CIRCUIT COURT. and being' In Section 25 ( ) will give examination Suit G, Gainesville, FL. ROUTED SIGNS REFLECTIVE r SIGNS SIGN KITS
PAUL EDWARD PAULK Attorney Attorney for EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Township 7 South Rang. 'for Water Well Con Proctor: Lloyd I husband and BARBARA Plaintiff OF FLORIDA IN 21 East. tractor' licenses to 7/26 2tchg 8/2 964-6511
' I ANN PAULK. wife' 7/194tchg8/9 AND FOR BRADFORD hot been filed against qualified applicant

NOTICE: BARBARA OF ACTIONTO ANN # #6. # # # . ## # # .# ## .. '.. .._...6 'ff. a> ...# ...
PAULK Rout. 1 Box 244 "
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Bandy Virginia 24602 OhodrInn'
YOU Brjnir
that on action 'for

dissolution of marriage Real Estate REAL ESTATE LISTINGS
hat been ,filed' and you '
are 'required to ..'v. a
copy of your written
2305 N. Temple Ave. Bj __ :
defense' ,f any to It onpetitioner's
attorneywhose Star..... Fla. eruJiltCJarQlfO

name and address Phone 964-I7IS ,

n J.J Wolbert, Jr.. ,
Esq P.O. Box 1086. Office, open Monday thru If have property for sale don't tell
Starke, Florida 32091 on Saturday 9.5 p.m. Sunday you DONft
or before' MONDAY by appointment All. PHONE 964-7776
AUGUST 13. 1979. and : : IB
208 N. Tempi. Burke,Florid.
file the original, with the 623 Plnewoed 2 BR. neighbor TERWIIlGAR
clerk ol this court either block your RFA, 'li
before' service on petitioner LAWTEVi 3 BR 2 bath, on
'. attorney or Immediately two acres.Kingsley. SPECIALS
.thereafter, Lake 90 ft. FRULKNER tell
on realtor
otherwise To Be Built
a judgment your
water, Brick Duplex E-Z to
will be entered 'for the convert to single RERLTY 9&4.5D&5 [B Broadway White Acre
relief, demanded in the New Homes
504 I. Adkln. 4 BR 2
petition, a* l lew a*
both -
tramedouble FLORIWfD
Filed, and Docketed July garagefireplace EI
3. 1979. George L storage house, 2305 N. Temple Ave $204per
QflhlI.l.- REALTY
Carlisle Clerk Circuit patio. month total .
Court Cloy County o 411 N. Church 3 BR, I 21.f Phone 964-7700 minimum

Florida. bath fireplace, single _. m a 393 Temple Avenue FHA dawn payment

WITNESS my hand and garage 75' x ISO1 lot with 2 BR, 1 frame, $7500.00 good term [ Just out of Home Owner Warranty VA-FHA-CONV.
city -
the seal of 'this Court 41* N. Water 3 BR 1 many
July 3. '1979GEORGE on bath frame cheap. 2BR. 1 B. LR. DR. Kit FR with I BR I.n'oh '"-a..Con. Blk SHOWCASE I pecan tree. 3 BR. Horn 10 years No Closing Cost
lot In location. For Those Thai
workshop. Nice good I 2 Qualify
L. CARLISLEAs Two beautiful lots corner over acre
3BR IB frame with nice. lot $950000 PROPERTIEIt.INC.
Clerk ol' the Court Adkins a Water
Gwen F. 2BR. IB. Con Blk in town Immaculate Realtor 100 acre, unimproved
By JennerAi
Two beautiful lot .
3Br I IB with 3 acres KINGSLEY LAKI 2400 sq. h. home 4 bedroom SO'Sir x
Clerk call to tee It.
Deputy Church St. .
lot Specially Price ..$46.000.
7124183 4BR. 2B Dbl Wide MH on 2 1/2 A. Hampton area Box 1338
Two Story Brick' Colonial. .
.. 3BR 2 Bath not bad
-- -- Country Club 4 BR, 3 both Keystone Hgts 32656
FARMS S ACREAGE SOUTHERN LIVING large, handsome brick en I 1/2
4 BR concrete block with acre.4 BR, 2 B, LHA. cathedral double
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT 3BR with 4 acre Hwy 16 West Reavdto $25.000 473.4903 ceilings fireplace,
OF FLORIDA IN swimming pool on I 1/2 Nice 6 acres with 3 BR, 1 B from. Want a new home, Qnluijc.Trr' garege, all amenllle. paved circular driveway near
acre lot on Morgan Road. cypress .
Club. available
Country Financing trade.
AND FOR BRADFORD 02 BR one bath, block 3 acre with well Hampton area ALMOST NEWt 3 Bedroom tiding, fireplace too or

COUNTY Christian Street. large lot. 7 area ocres.REDUCED-57,500. Easy Terms central concrete heat block on home Water with $39,500. : :..:!- II 1S t SO GASOLINE SUPPLY 'IS TIGHT You can walk from

CIVIL ACTION 'Paved 6 acres road.* 4BR Hampton. ecreS5,000 Easy Terms Street Only 6 month old. Lot Crosby lake, with IOIEITS REAL ESTATE Walnut. St. end so can your tenent Here I I. an excellentInvestment .

Cose No. 79.359 Beautiful, 4 acres with 2BR IB home, workshop. 3 car Owner transferring. Call septic tank electricity' and opportunity' two large, nicely furnished
In Re The of' 26 acres waterfront .eartment* plus a furnished .
: Marriage qarage. Immaculate: for showing of this affordable well ,964-7828 cortege ever an ecre of
CHARLES t. WOOD. Husband Grondm Term. CEN good landscaping'' complete OWNER
S a Term. home 30000. package FINANCING
High Dry. .
acres P,....
and SHIRLEY L 2 to 10 acre Several TURY 21 SHOWCASE PROPERTIES Ivenlngst cell 986 N Temple SM.OOO.
WOOD. WifeNOTICE, location Terms. INC., Realtor I Vernle P. Odom, BrokenCRI. .
OF SUIT ..US acres S 5BR Cope WATERFRONT Phone 473-4903 Eve ask '. Phone 945474Peerl Starke Fla. BETTER HOME R GARDEN 12 Acre CB home .
Over 200' frontage on Black Creek 2 acre with :2 BR 1 BR. 2 B.CHS. .
NO "PROPERTY Cod. frame house. for Susan Edwards, Andrew 96477399647S9I / A. screened, In patla. .0..... large utility room, living .
TO' CHARLES E Building lots In town a 3BR I8. Con. Blk, house only 2 years old on Sampson 473-4883. 7/19 3lehg 8/2 L. G. Doll Beautiful 4 BR, 2 1/2 both room dining' roam, family room en peved rod In
WOOD. II' Montgomery out lake .. brick' home In fawn with lewtey. .146,000.PRODUCTIVITY .
Avenue, Takoma Park Motel, 4 Trailer, Park-one < 20x40 pool, large IR. DR
One Lake In restricted Broker
acre on Crosby ar.a. owner
Maryland.YOU of (he best in town and Lovely FR with br'Ck' I I. a key word these day Buy this pit.
NOTIFIED ARE HEREBY making money COMMERCIAL FOR YOUR REAL ESTATE NEEDS fireplace, fenced backyard tureseue 120 are term In, the Srooker-New River. tree

for Dissolution that an of action Marriage Tired ol looking? let us IS unit MINI STORAGE and 600 sq. It. OFFICE SPACE onover IN BRADFORD COUNTY CALL many many extra. end only $1150. en are 'fenced crenfenced ferm
build you a new home with house ....... OWNER FINANCED.
hosbeen filedagainst 1 2 lot. Plenty of' 'to expand.
acre corner room
Brick home I
a "Touch of Class". Watch on 10 acre |lust
you Charles E. large service station with remodeled offices. Equip. In. BILL POWELLREAL outside limit/
for our Model Home, the'Barcelona" city ;9 BR, 2 NOTI TO SMALL
Wood and I INVESTORS A home
you ore required eluded. 210' Hwy 301. tiny en West
to serve a copy of Club) at the Country 218' 'frontage on Hwy :301Service Station pumps and I Adkln for $,000. OWNER FINANCED

your written defense*, if. tank 'Included Reduced to $43.000. ESTATE Green Acre-3 BR, 2 bath
any to it. on the plaintiff Hwy 301 North 150.200' lot with small con. blk. bldg. brick horn on large lot, LOSING GROUND TO INFLATION Invest. IM these Bred-
qttorney. who. WE SILL THE EARTH- Great location Beside, To-Rena Motel I II N. Welnut St. lots of pecan tree, quiet I ford County Bargains
name and address I.I I.I ...AND.-....-EVERYTHING. ON IT Mobile Home Park-12'acret' 'Included 8 mobile home 964-6464 24 Hr.. neighborhood nice' I 1 11% *c. ft 4BR 28 CrUA Brewnlee RD .....000
George H. Pierce Esquire tvenlngst Room for expansion. Hampton area. e t furnished epartment en :301 170,000

".0. Drawer 1030 Ralph P. Bryan jI Great Investment. Property 10 acre on paved road. In Tevnti' Brick home on Heevtiful ,building lot Sessent R 510'..., Florida 32091 Realtor 9646208Weyne MOBILE'HOME OR BUILDING LOTS fenced Include 2 BR house 2 large utility building. dead end .. 3BR, :2bath. S27.SOO tore t .,...:301. Financed
and the 'file clerk, the of original the above with I. DouglasSrekerSelesmen' IB t-l'i acre Hwy 100 : Good location Goad terms. and hookup for mobile home. Only $4,700. per''ecre. IR. DR. F*". almost 126.000: BR 1 B Pratt St. FHA t VA

styled' court on or before Hampton lot with well S septic.; $3.495.tK. n_. 501.200' f..", ... B Urge CB home

Phon. 94-4593 REALTODevldDyel.'Aiseclete /, CB Hem, 3 BR and both
Augu.t.20. 1979.; otherwise Two-Story plus upstairs, on
a judgement maybe We have other lots with}low! down payment C easy monthly .,; nice tree shaded acre lot. Close In. $23.000. Urge Brick Hem on SR 16 DIAMONDS YOUR OWN BACK YARD
**MfWl West 3 BR. I 1/2 bath. IR.R I 42 era Inside city. FINANCED
entered against/ you Phone 44S-122S payment : Den. .
Swimming pool It
for the relief demanded- Vicki 'Powell Associate Beautiful Retreat on Silver' Lake In Bradford Co.Covered fenced bock yard greet acre S14SO en ecre
.r 'In the complaint or pellion. IAeee' 9U.143 DO APPRAISALS dock. Ready to enjoy and priced to novel) a arcs prtffl"* loop SI500 e.. ears
.' .13 e re. :101 *
Hurry 1 '>' Investment Oppertunltyi Morgan Rd. FINANCED
.' WITNESS my hand and Paul H. Feulkner-Reoltor... ., let* of let Large 2 story )house on .'
the seal of aid Court on fuses M. BekkenReehorEvening Buy New.. Wild Your Walnut St. set up for, :7 Ieoutfful acre Is country .2111' 1 site freme home Oft
July 12, 1979.GILBERT *94. .... ;,1 ,:rt Dreem Hem*later apartment. All large 11t23 plea CI shoe 2r R 24' .., S23.: <00.CB .
S. BROWN. rooms and nice lot i
Clerk A. Clerk of said /RIAlTOtAUOaaTW .. Wm. C.'Powell Ev.ninga Jr."Reg., .79IS R.E. Broker,. Nearly new 2 B with I.... reams .eenelled.. carpetedtaBMO :

Court Irene Peulknee See.064.8141 ; .*_...*. ref"... stew. washer' dryer 4U Milton Trrc. .
', By: Beulah M. Moody Vede M........__...-iese Mary Hamilton *-. Ii/.133S. .Richer Robert .
A* Deputy Clerk ,Juts U: OrMfK-lv*.94-749 (WO(Rat) Dam DeSontige.Aweto; 9601-5375 AmiOeeM* .
Court Seal) A.Akita Ase Bill Illl ._1... 473-11M
( e ., Robert *f> BMJJUI .
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1/19 4fchg 8 9 Ruth J. Powell ...... WV. ..,.,1l1ce.- Iwcllle Conner Spry A*_lt. 9648420r

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JIIIr"I'", r, BRADFORD) QQimrrv T rp y JI..'" ANNU'ERaAn) .n. j ij i

Athletic Tradition in Bradford County Goe& Back Into !o.s t

I. :"'!!i''I'' '' '
by Buddy ColllngsM <)!I1t'i'Jr ; ', y 91

\\i t1:\ 'i"Ii "Football Craze" i ; :. ,

you want to set Bradford County

IcIIId braall18 Duet ask them aboUt reported in Starke : I

There's Uttle doubt now that sports school back in 1898 ,
whether it be Friday night! football at
Bradford High Stadium or weeknight
softball in Starke Lawtey. or
Brooker, Is a big part of life in Brad- poles to refocus them after you played
ford. That's not Just recent Malory. football and wanted to play baseball."
Athletics has been Interwoven in the + he noted. Basketball was played In 1
story of Bradford through the years the Old Armory for awhile. There was f
providing distractions for young andold. at one time a couple of courts where : )
probably since settlers arrived the cafeteria now stands and Hobbs
here in the mid-I800's. And as sports teams played for some years on "two ,
became more organized e peelallyatBradlord real nice clay courts where the
High School in the 1920's. fleldhous Is now" before the BHS I
Bradford contestants started an gymnasium was built. a :,
athletic: tradition that has continuedto / r .

build a reputation in sports circles The next "great"football years for
as one tough little county to crack on 16- BUS came under the guidance of

the athletic field.Bradford +; Coach Leonard Register the Bias .\
football boss who compiled a sparkling ,I
High School's football 46-11-5 record during the years
teams have since their earliest r 1956-1962. In 1960 Register's Tornadoes I
recorded days In 1929 epitomized recorded the first unbeaten North Florida League Champs ,

local athletic success.: That first"official" Larry BrownBradford season in BHS history,finishing 104-1 Starke fielded the championship team In the North Florida County Baseball League (In ISM. when no town worthy 1

under team Coach won Elmer lust two of but 10 by avenging the tie> with a 28-13 ,of Its name, was without a baseball team. Standing l-r) Nat Sternberg, sec.-treas.; llsrold C. Wall manager; Jim A,
since games then Ihrig County's only current professional Strawberry Bowl win over Macclenny. Bitch Bill Epperson. Speed Harvey, Hallie Jones. EJK. Ferryman. Woodall. Albert Hall first names unknown). .111. i
BItS have been losing few grid and campaigns far athlete Is established National The 1961 Tornadoes did one better, Alexander, league president, front row (l-r) Sparkman Copeland. J. Hall Johnny Redgrave. McKinley Carter. t
Bradford High's first ever J
Football veteran
League Larry oiling
The Tornadoes have compiled a foot- Brown. with an 11-0 year that i
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ball record of 286 wlns-156 losses-31 was capped by a 21-12 win over Jax I
ties in the years since 1929. Brown starts his ninth year of pro Bolles In the Strawberry game That iI

References to football go back further football lB79-all with the defending year's team outscored opponents I
much further than 1929. Believe Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh 319-53. Register moved to the Florida ,
Steelers-atter a single season of football Panhandle after the
this footbaU
it or not was already a domination
county back in 1898 when the at Bradford High School and a in his wake a five year
semi-weekly way Florida Advocate college career at the University of the Keystone Conference and a string
Kansas. of 28 games without defeat. That
reported "the football craze has
struck the boys at the high school and streak grew to 32 under first year {
Larry played football only In his Coach David Hurse who was +
la now all the rage. Members of that senior year after coming to Bradford Registers assistant and who steppedup J'r
early grid team were Gardiner An- High School from all-black RJE In 1
thony;Jonnie Sydboten Richard Fernandez 19U. He helped carry the Tornadoesto to head coach when Register' left,
Rodman Jones, Ned Powell, their second straight Class A Cosmo Alvarez, Bowden Alvarez, Arthur :3A) state championship that year and 124.Players f t

Bitch, Will Kerce Carl Knight, won a football scholarship to Kansas. who performed during that
and Gussie Knight. Yep, that was the r
monumental string included the star ,+ f
whole team. He's been through the dog days for pass-and-catch combination of ;i

'The early history of sports in Brad- the Steelers to the glory days of the quarterback Irwin Martin and I IN I
as became the first q
70'a Pittsburgh [
Hallie Seymour
ford is written only In sketchy doses receiver-punter
so the memories of "old-timers" are NFL franchise to win three Super halfback: Tombo Smith, tackles Allen \ "
Bowls, and has kept his starting role, k.
invaluable in taking the feats of our Crews and Cecil Leach linebacker
first end, and then for the
as a Ronald Crawford fullback Stan
early athletes and teams out of the
last two years as offensive tackle.Herb Gardner centers John Miller and
closet. The man who supplied past _
football records oC'Bradford HS _. Gary Kouba, halfbacks Richard Staring
teams is J.C. Hobbs, football coach -- ger John Reddish and Marty
(and everything else coach)'at BHS guards Art HoUiday and Mike
for eight years between 1943 and 1954 Darby and end Dwayne McRae. I

(three seasons at Oviedo High School Bradford didn't have to wait for
sandwiched in between).
a es long before another group came alongto
It was Hobos who coached BHS's start another winning streak. The
first truly outstanding football power. teams Of 1985 and 1966 went throughthe
His 1944 squad was the highest scor- two seasons unbeaten first 12-0
ing team in the state, outscoring opponents and then 11-0-1 In '66. Unlike their
39964. After falling to predecessors those Tornado outfits '
Gainesville High 324 in Its opener the had the chance through the Florida "The Bloomer Girls of 1918"
'44 Tornado machine ran through its high school football playoffs instituted 1
last nine opponents racking up scores In 1963, to prove that they Girl Basketball was popular In World War I days, and here are the "Bloomer GlrU" of I9IH. Left to right tin-He
of 72-0,'60-0, 59-0 and 51-0 with the se- 14 really were the best around. In both' Tatum, Florence Matthews Anna Canoes Emma Powell Ella Mae Long, Gladys Gardiner Cleo Mitchell, and Mica! ;
cond string seeing as much action as seasons the Hurse-coached Tornadoes Fripp. .
the starters. added two playoff wins to i;

v their regular season total to be just McLeod, Dewayne McRae, Richard against Palatka but Hobbs replaced Cobb. Thomas who batted ,301 for his
half the second in Florida history to
"Over the teams we played team Dugger, and Mike Darby added Thomas with another pitcher to save career, came back to Bradford to i
that undefeated at the time .win two state titles in a row.
year were r points. .. _his ace and the Tornadoes lost 11-10. coach local youth baseball and serve i ias
played Hobbs rdn..c..a.u.n1L-w..u.- ? "
we them 1JI -
!' civilian Athletic, Director .at
remembered. ScraZbookshelped whiewaahet 30 in ttie tte game in Hobbs remembered that Henry Hobbs remembered that the girls Raiford Prison before moving to the
Hobbs and his wlferGladya, retell 1965 by a Tornado team that Mana.... who had run in the Boston teams In those years "probably had Ocala National Forest area where he
(days gone by in the living room of i outscored: its opponents 33746. The Marathon, talked him into starting a better won-lost records than I did." still resides
their Starke home. "That 44 team v' next,year Ft. Lauderdale Plantation track program at BHS In 1945.
teas one of the teams you dream was'a 20-6 title-game victim before a The 1949 girls basketball team, for E.K. "Preacher" Perryman was
about)we got better and better. Heck record crowd of 4,500 fans at Bradford Hobbs also revived basketball, a' Instance, swept through the Suwan- another pro baseball player with
Gainesville! wouldn't play us at the Stadium.The sport that had been dropped at BHS nee Conference: for the title, beating roots in Bradford. For years Judge
end of the year." (there's references of the game Melrose 32-31 and Williston 36-21 for Perryman served as County Judge.
'65 State Champs were: Donnie dating to the 1920's), In 1945 while he the tourney championship. Membersof '
| R.J. Turner who played for Lake Falcon, Dwight Elder Butch Redding says baseball was started by Coach that title team were Juanita An- The sports historA of Bradford is I
Butler' High School up to his lenlortear ,Steve Tilley Jim Godwin,Eddie Carson Geiger Bradford's first paid drews, Myra Payette, Martha Henry still being made today. The baseball
was the star among stars on Douglas Richard Crews Calvin assistant coach, in 1946. Patsy Eaves, Joan Sweeney, Phyllis team of 1979. recent world-class: tour-
{that 1944 team. He scored 138 points nament showings by the Green
Varnes, Mickey Agner, Douglas Strickland, Grace Dickinson Nancy
The 1949 team led by :343'pointscorer
6n 23 touchdowns, a scoring spree Ronnie Tomlinson, Harry Hat- HeinU. Clair Cox Montle Hutchings Machine Softball team the 7'5" high
that almost certainly is the all-time ,. Frank Dryden fellow All- at the National Sports Festival
safe cher, David Shannon, Roger Chilean, Jack Eaves Shirley Shaw and Coach Lou Beyers.No jump
BUS record. Other letter winners on that propelled Milton Baker Into national -
John Jimmy Godwin
Randy Joyner, Spengler,
that squad were: Robert Barksdale Blackahear Eddie Stancil, Manic and Jim ,and starters George history of sports in Bradford sports pages last year, the 1,700
Billy Burney, Billy Edwards, Charles ThomasFor Sanderson, Wayne Blankenship, Joey Winkler and James Phillips was the would be complete without the men- yards rushing school record performance -
Steve Weldon, Jack Hall first Tornado cage squad to win both by Marvin Tyson In 1978theseare
Thornton. Reese, Andy Mayton Larry Connell, tion of Herb Thomas the do-
the District and Conference titles
Phil Shuford, Marlon Manning, Jim feats to be'retold by future
25 years Bradford-b-H-n Herb Ronnie Newman, Leaton Morgan everything native of Sampson City
before it into Seabreezein
Brown Godwin, B.C. Holtzendorf; Thomas played professional ba ball- and Johnny Bradley with assistant the playoffs.ran That Daytona team eliminated (born in 1902) who compiled a glitter generations of sports fans. ,

McRae, Bobby Biggs,Herbert Jerome a stint second only to the :26-year coaches Mike Sexton and Tony Grif BHS 56-20 and went on to easily win ing prep basketball-baseball-football And if the future of sports In Brad-
ohns, Thomas Wadsworth career of the legendary Ty Cobb. fith. Joining the fold In 1966 were the first of four straight state basket. career at Duval High School after ford County is consistent with the
Fillyaw, Charles Mooney Bobby Larry Brown Joey Reese, Leaton ball titles. moving to Palatka and then went on tradition of the past there will be
turner, Gene Cope, John Anderson, Thomas, shown here In the uniformof Morgan, Harry Hatcher and Wayne to play 25 years of pro baseball-a many more tales of sporN accomplishments -
and Doyle Conner, now the Florida the New York Giants, was born In McLeod. The best years for Bradford High career second only In longevity to Ty In coming years.
Commissioner of Agriculture. Sampson City In 1902. basketball came recently In the

f "I had some other good goodpallclubs Hurse has become the winningest seasons of 1974 and 1975. The '74 outfit .
but you got to consider the He carried a hefty lifetime batting coach: In BHS history in the years was the first Tornado team to go to. h "'""'At
competition we were playing," Hobbs average of .301 for 23 pro baseball since tile ba"nJ:!'f1 a seasons he's titled State in basketball ending a 23-4 f
Added, revealing, scheduling. teams during the years 1922-1948. lie the "Golden Years." His 8-3 1978 season under Coach Mike Sexton witha
philosophy'. "I'd play anybody, signed his first pro contract at the age team boosted his career mark to 56-511061 in the semis to West Palm Congratulationf
Anytime, just about anywhere. We of 20 after starring In three sports at 122-52-7 with' the two state titles Beach North Shore, state championthat
eemed to always be running into Duval High In Palatka. among seven district champions and year. Junior All State center .
hools during their glory tlays." Thomas' carter included seasons six playoff teams in 18 years. Donnie Sewell led a balanced team To TheBradford
with the major league Giants and with averages of 13.4 points ((60 per I
worked lore Boston Braves, where he action Brown, a star end on that 1965 team rebounds
|,The retired coach who saw footbaliplayer cent shooting) and 13 per :
( county health department before against the likes of. Cobb Trls became Bradford's first pro game with All Region seniors County :
taking the Athletic Director's Job Speaker, managers Connie Mack and after a college career at had the Alvaughn Golden and Curtis White, tj tj.1'
temembers the 1949 season as the one John McGraw and other revered University of Kansas. Larry senior Abie Williams and junior Elva / ,
where the student body voted to baseball greats. He played In the first transferred from RJE School to play Hampton rounding out the starting
Change our colors from purple and pro night game with Buffalo of the his senior year football at BUS as five. A state AAA title was again on TelegraphOn
AAA International his the first black football player at the with Sewell .
gold to crimson and grey./ League. After the Tornadoes mind in 73
pro days were over Thomas returnedto school. He'll be starting his eighth back averaging 14.5 points and 16 rebounds .
l: Hobbs also remembers that of it Starke was a, Bradford, coaching local youth year with the Pittsburgh Steelers In to become a two time All State ' combined effort by the City 1979. "'"
Clubto baseball teams and serving as selection. Hampton back at guard
the County and the local Lions civilian Athletic Director at Kaiford and Sheldon Hodge and Juniors Milton
first lighted football- There has certainly been other 100 Years ir
put up the "Back Prison In the 'M's before moving to sports In Bradford High history, and Baker and Wayne Berry stepping in. :
somebody hadtodclimb the the Ocala National Forest area. other chamoidns too. BHS went 22-4, won its third straight
then ,
but then its season -
I District Title, saw i
Twice BHS has won Class A Florida end in the Region semifinals as a cold Of ServiceTo
Track and Field championships, the shooting night doomed BHS in a 56-51. .' '
first under Hobbs" in 1955, the second loss to Cocoa Beach. ,

under,Hurse's direction I In 1961._
"I'm disappointed because we really /
The '55 cindermen were Bradford's, felt we could have Won the state The Starke And Bradford

first-ever state champion. "That championship this year" Sexton said .. l .
team put Starke on the map" Hobbs after the aeason-endingIOll. '
observed Last event points keyed the County AreaPierce& : !1
4' Tornadoes to their one point win over In baseball BHS'might have saved ,
Jacksonville Fletcher. The mile relay its best for last. The 1979 Tornado diamond '*: .
team, coached by Mike Hartleyand
; team of Clifford Martin Robert Hum
phries. Billy Moore, and Bobby led by hard-hitting MVP Jeffery '" "..;,". "'tJ.: 'i. .
Ferguson took fourth place' In the Norman underclassmen pitchers ".: \ y"
final run to earn BHS the winning! Scott Allen) and Kenny Clark and '
Earlier Moore had the .seniors Keith Northrup and Dinky
points. won ? P. |\
440. Townsend Strickland had claimed Kilby, set a new school standard for .. : Hardy, '
first in the 189 yard low hurdles wins with its 13-13 record. It won BITS'first ,

and second In the highs Humphrieswas District Title since 1949 and wenton Attorneys at Law :;fl .
to become the first-ever Tornado
second: with a pole vault of It's",
and Stanley Clark had high Jumped to Regional Champions. "
second place. Hobba remembered the teams of : r
\ '
The 1961 team used another relay the late WO's-early iMo's) being George. Pierce ,: ? DudleyPHardy.

win a 1:31.8 880 combination by Strong with pitchers Delano Thomas 'h'.J fcj 5 i :'TtrJlw'laRi'liifiSh?''' J,\i' *i .rfflV"i f AC' \'iii, ft,%"V4JHJWJ"' Mtf1 .1"' *, ...,
Charles McLeod Freeman Register, and Jack Hazen standing out.Thomas >I\, '
Tombo Smith and Marion Cottle to played varsity baseball from the James R:riynn) : ,

score 32.9 points to Jax Ribault's rr,5, seventh grade on and was called by \ '" .
Hallie Seymour added a 6-foot winning his old coach None of the most versatile "" It
effort in the high Jump ahead of athletes I ever saw. He didn't 996n.Temp1Ave"Starke ; ,, :,

r McLeod's second place Jump. Irwin have any size to him but boy was he '. .;, ,, ii\ 1T I
Martin and Lynwood'Walters added good." In the District final of 1961 a 11,...
12'9" pole vaults' for second: Sam strong BHS club led by Thomas andPaul ;. 964-370 (,'i(,!IIMh .:': [", i ,964-81681
Gardner was third with a W8"sbotput. Sidney Jackson Jimmy Rowe
}t Big Game at Old City Ball Park and the mil relay team of Rivers built up a 104 lead


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byLIlzaheW; Terry rMr.. Donald and by Dolores Meng nospltallcatlon at Bradford County
Pllon.78J.a3M: returned home Friday Phone 41115Hampton operation. They are now accepting Hospital She Is enjoying visiting with
Church Activities: Bradford County Hospital. Our after a long vacation In Charlotte enrollment in grades kindergarten her son and family Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Grace United Methodist United prayers are with him. N.C.Mrs. Baptist through 12th grades. Brother Richard Fontaine, foAnn, Janet and
Methodist Women plan to have a Mr. and Mrs. Bill Anders Sr.. attended BID Wilson talked to her Observes Anniversary Mashburn .is the present pastor of the Michael from Oxford Connecticut:
"Back to School Sa[." at the Thrift their sister's wedding Miss daughter, Mrs. Del Dougherty and On Sunday July 29, the Hampton church.
Shop every Saturday from two until Jeanine Samortsky and Alan Flckl- Timmy Wilson in England on Sunday Baptist Church has scheduled On July 29 church service will Hospitalised
five p.m. until school starts.July lag, of Jacksonville Friday July 20, and was surprised to learn that her Fashioned Day" in observance of the begin at 10 a.m. Following services Gerald Brown Jr. entered Brad
29th at7:43: p.m. the Methodist at First Baptist Church, of Ocean house guests were Col. and Mrs. 86Ui anniversary of the Incorporation about noon dinner will be served on ford County Hospital on Monday for
Youth Fellowship will be sponsoring a Way Jacksonville. Her niece Lisa Vince Spengler, of Starke. of Hampton which occurred on July the grounds. The oldest and youngestcommunity observation and treatment
film on church growth./ Everyone Is Mitchell was their Junior bridesmaid.Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Hermle Kelly visited 27. 1893. members present will be
Invited. Anders assisted in serving at the their brother-in-law and sister Mr. An article which appeared In the (zeThe mayor of Hampton Hampton Lake NewsCongratulations
United Methodist Women met at the wedding reception. Mr and Mrs. and Mrs. A.P. Halman. of Keystone 75th Anniversary Edition of The tnd City Council members are Invited
home of Mrs. Hermle Kelly with Miss Anders were Friday overnight guests Heights. Sunday afternoon. Bradford County Telegraph printedon o attend. Those attending Invited Best wishes are extended to Mark
Arthurine Blanchard as co-hostess, of their brother and sister-in-law Mr. Mr. and Mrs. Mikey Kelly and Mr. Friday November 12, 1954, Indicated ;o be dressed In old! fashioned Anthony Hodges and Debra Tanya
on July 17. Mrs. WUma Wainwright and Mrs. Joe Samorisky, of Jackson- and Mrs. George Kelly were Sunday that Jack Tom and R.M. slothing. Special music Is planned aa Patrick who were married July 21 at
presided, with 10 present. Mrs. White ville. dinner guests of their parents, Mr Williams formed the Baptist Church well aa sack r.ces. ball games) and Northside Baptist Church!
gave the devotional and also the pro- Mr. and Mrs. Steve Crews are the and Mrs. J.D. Kelly. in the heart of town about the year watermelon eating. The public Is Invited Congratulations to Jeffrey and Linda
gram. After the program a luncheonwas proud parents of a daughter Melody, Mrs. David Kelly and son. of 1890. This church was completed and to attend the celebration. Baker who celebrated their thirdweddlnl.nniv..ry
served by Mrs. Kelly and Miss born In Shands Hospital Gainesville, Jacksonville, spent the weekend with dedicated in 1891 on land donated by on July 161!
Blanchard. Saturday July 21 at 1:08 p.m. her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Trox- the Williams brothers. The church Birthday Celebration Happy Birthday to Angela Baker
weighing 8 Ibs. and was 21 1/2" In ler. was founded with 57 members and Mrs. Helen Richard of Ocala was daughter of Dink and Keri Baker who
Personals Jength. Mr. and Mrs. Mlkey Kelly of Rev. N.T. King was the first pastor. honored on Sunday July 22, with a turned three on July 211
Mrs. Pierce Crews and her niece, Mr and Mrs. Bill Anders Sr., attended Leesburg, were Saturday overnlte Approximately 8 years ago the party at the home of her parents Mr. .
Mrs. W.F. Atwood Sr. were business the wedding of their cousin, guests of their brother and sister-in- Hampton Baptist Church moved to Ita and Mrs. Gerald Adklns. In celebration Jolly. ..
visitors to Jacksonville on Wednes- Greg Hudgens and Miss Lisa law, Mr. and Mrs. George Kelly new location: approximately one half of her birthday. F.muy"embers Mr. and Mrs. James Nessmtth and
day.Mrs. Mangum of Perry Fl., July 21st at 6 Miss Allison Hayes spent two weeks mile west of the city limits on SR 18. attending were her husband,Calvin of Mrs. Viola Lefebvre attended the Jolly -
Wilbur Waters of Starke returned home after the with her father Fay Hayes of Boca The Christian Academy sponsored! by Ocala Mr. and Mrs. Guy Padgett of 60's services and luncheon at the
returned home Monday from Florida Wdmgey Raton. the church is entering its sixth year of Starke. Mr. and Mrs. Emory Prevatt. Friendship Bible Church In Keystone
North Regional Hospital, Gainesvilleand Mrs. C.R. Crews spent two weeks Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Emory Prevail,Jr. Heights last Thursday. Rev. J,
is getting along better. with her daughter Mrs. Tommy and their son Emory III of Starke.and Bozeman from Birmingham
Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Pringle of Clayton and son Tom,of Jacksonville .... .. Community News .. .... Mr. and Mrs. Joel Smith of Alabama was the guest speaker that
Worthington Springs visited their while her son-in-law Mr. Crews wentto Jacksonville. Among friends atten- day. He Is chaplain for two weeks at
sister, Mrs. Pierce Crews on Thurs- camp. by Elisabeth 0.Walker Education program will be observed ding were Mrs. Evelyn Rock of the Lake Swan Camp near Keystone
day.Mr. Mrs. Edna Cason, of Marietta wasa Phone M4-4683 at 11 a.m.Dinner will be served on the Starke Mr. and Mrs. Nolan Hagan Heights. Before coming home they
Bill Crouse would like for the Thursday dinner guest of her Concerned Citizen Meet grounds after morning service. The and daughter Ave of Alachua Mrs. visited Mrs. Garnet Studer who
public to know that there are still brother and sister-in-law, Mr and The monthly meeting of The Con- Adult Choir will rehearse Wednesday Ruby Richard of Alachua Mrs. Don- recently moved from Hampton to
more tickets for the Fire Station and Mrs. ArlieDobbs. cerned Citizens will be held Thursday before the first Sunday 7:30. na Mare of Sampson City, Mrs. Ruth
the drawing will be August II, 1979. Mrs. Harold Eunice visited her ,July 28 at 7:30: in the cafeteria of Greater Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Johns and Mrs. Francis Meng. Keystone.Visitors
Mrs. Fred Moore and her son and sister, Mrs. Llnnle Harris in St. RJE Complex. All members and Interested Church: Tiny Tots rehearse each Game winners were Mrs. Richard
daughter-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Vincent Hospital Jacksonville on persona are invited to attend. Monday 6:30.Senior Choir rehearsal Mrs. Hagan, Mrs. Adkins and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Jinx Dunn and
Moore visited her son and daughter- Friday. She also visited other The membership drive .is on. All p.m. Monday. The Circles meet each Meng. daughters Laura, Kristen and
in-law Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Moore and relatives In Maxville. citizens are asked to Join for one Wednesday at 7:30.: McKay's Circle Mrs. Richard was assisted In opening Melody from Ocala spent the
family of Lake City after morning Miss Chris Dobbs went home with needed The help of all citizensis met at Mrs. Allen's. Blye's Circle met gifts by her daughter Mrs. weekend camping swimming
services at First Baptist Church in her sister, Mrs. Wayne Gustafson and for success In painting and at Bradford County Hospital. Dees Padgett.The boating and skiing on the Lake. Their
Starke. While they were there her son daughter, Chris to Charleston, S.C cleaning the grounds. For informa- Circle met at Mrs. Lillian Hanker refreshment table was covered friends here are always glad to see
and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. on Sunday morning.Mrs. tion call 964-6794, 7:30am-3pm. son's. Thursday Story Hour 7:30: at with an heirloom hand embroidered them IAngela
J.W. Thomas, of Live Oak came over Robert Lee was dinner guestof Church ActivitiesThe the church. Friday 6 p.m. Junior cloth made by a relative some 70 Meng, daughter of Mr. and
for a visit with them. her sister Mrs. Bettle Tresca of Church of Prophecy 1114 Oak Choir will rehearse. No. 2 Usher years ago. The decorated cake and Mrs. Carlton Meng of Jacksonville
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Anders Sr., spent Gainesville on Wednesday Street. Sunday School 10 a.m. MornIng Board will meet Saturday at 5 p.m. Ice cream were served by Mrs. spent the past week with her grand-
last Saturday with their Mr. Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Boyer, of Tampa Worship 11:30: ..m. Evening Worship The Little Church will meet Saturday Padgett Sr. Fruit punch, nuts and parents Mr. and Mrs. Paul Meng.
and Mrs. Al Samorlsky, of Jackson were Saturday guests of their sister 6:30. kitchen Dinners will be sold from the mints were served by Mrs. Prevatt She also visited her cousins April
ville. Mrs. Fred Moore. They attended the Greater Allen Chapel A.M.E. Saturday. Sunday is Educa- Jr. Scoggins, Adam and Renee Hunter of
Mr. and Mrs. Benton Futch, of wedding of their niece, Miss Gayle Church Sunday School 10a.m. There tion Day. Sunday School 9:30.: MornIng Keystone Heights.She returned to her
Starke visited their aunt Miss Highsmith and Michael Griffin on will be a program presented by the Worship 11 a.m. Dinner will be Moving home on Tuesday.
Elizabeth Terry at noon on Friday Saturday evening at Lake Shore Bap- Missionary Society at 11 a.m. Mrs. served at 12:30.: Evening Service .6 Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Birt and son,
while enroute to be an overnight guestof tist Church Jacksonville. Audrey M. Myers will speak. After Allen, plan to move soon to Sebring, History of Ha m pton .
their mother Mrs. Joyce Futch, of Mrs. Lester Dobbs of Gainesville, morning service all ladles are askedto p.m.Mt.. ZIon AJV1.E. Church: Sunday Florida. Their many friends here will As the Bradford County Telegraph
Blackshear, Ga. was a dinner guest of her in-laws Mr. meet with Rev. Zanders to plan for School 10 a.m. Presiding Elder F.R. miss them and wish them well in their celebrates its 100th Anniversary of
Lisa Mitchell daughter of Mr. and and Mrs. Arlie Dobbs on Thursday. the Women's Day program which will Satchel will hold the third quarterly new home down South! service to the community, and as
Mrs. Bill Anders Sr., spent two weeks Mrs. Robert Lee and Mrs. Marjorie be held Sunday October 14. conference for the year at 4 p.m. Sun- Mr. and Mrs. Louis Marney and Hampton observes the 86th year of In-
with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Whetsel of Keystone Heights visited Homecoming will be observed Sun- day. All members are asked to son, Ean, from Ft. Lauderdale plan to corporation on July 27, !it Is Interesting
AI Samoriaky of Jacksonville. She their father, Mr. G.L. Peterson, of day. August 12 at Greater Allen cooperate.The move into the Gene Birt home within to note from past newspaper
returned home on Wednesday Dowling Park, on Saturday. Chapel. All members and friends are Church of God In Christ Sun- two weeks. articles that Hampton was given the
Miss Arthurine Blanchard had the Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wilkerson invited to be present. Visitors will be day School convention began In name of a 10 year old resident, Hampton -
misfortune to fall and fracture her celebrated their fortieth wedding an- welcome. Dinner will be served on the Orlando Tuesday July 24. Weekly ser' Fire Terry.
left wrist on Wednesday and will haveto niversary with dinner given by their grounds. vices Tuesday July 31. Bible Band 7 Fire destroyed the mobile home of The post office is listed as having
be Inside for several days. Our children Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Griffis Mt. PUgah A.M.E. Church: The p.m.. Friday 7:30 prayer and pastoral Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Seebolt Friday opened Dec. 28, 1882.
sympathy goes out to her. and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Fellowship of Churches will be held at teaching. night. Their home was located next to Hampton School opened on Feb. 26,
Mrs. Ella Goodman of Lancaster, Taylor and family. Those present Mt. Pisgah Church 3 p.m. Sunday Funeral Service the Wallace Collins home. Fortunately 1883 and by 1886 there was also a
Penn., spent a week with her brother- were Mr. and Mrs. Carl Norman and School 10 a.m. Morning worship with Funeral rites for Joseph Ritch will no one was injured in the fire.. school called the Navarre Academy.In .
in-law and sister Rev. and Mrs. family, George Sealey, Mrs. Pearl the Missionaries in charge. be held Saturday at 12 p.m. at the 1885 there were three churches In
J David Brown. Griffis. Mrs. Darlene Norman and Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church of God in Christ with Elder Recuperating Hampton: Methodist Christian and
We are happy to report that Mrs. son and Mrs. Elsie Norman. Church: Each Tuesday 7:30.: Young D.R. Williams officiating. Hall Mrs.Maxine Williams is recoveringat Baptist.
Daisy Boch received a good report Adult Choir rehearsal Wednesday. Funeral Director In of home following recent surgery at About 1890 a hotel in Hampton accommodated -
when she went to the doctor Thurs Miss Lori Shinn returned charge. ar
on home Prayer Meeting 7:30. Thursday 7:30: rangements.New Alachua General Hospital. 25 overnight guests and
day. Her visitors during the week from Charlotte, N.C. on 7th and Mr. Williams returned
July Adult Choir rehearsal. Friday at 8 Bethel Church Raymond included a large kitchen dining room
Baptist No.
were Mrs. Settle Morgan, Mr. and took a trip with the Senior Girl Scouts p.m. the ushers anniversary will be Choir Tiny Tots will have a cookout: home on July 18 after undergoingopen and lobby. Besides serving salesmenand
!Mrs. John Norman. Rev. David to Mexico on July 11 and they plan to observed. School 10 in heart surgery at the Veterans railroad workers. Northern
Sunday a.m. Saturday the lot
parking of the
Brown, Miss Elizabeth Terry, Mrs. return the first of the week.
Pleasant Grove will worship with Mt. church. Hospital. He appreciates the prayers guests are reported to have enjoyedthe
Charlie Alberta, Mrs. Grace Buckley, Mrs. Mabel Boyette of Jackson- Moriah at 11 a.m. on the Educational The West Coast Ministers and and concern of friends extended. to peace and quiet of the Hampton
and Mr. Ray Norman. ville, is spending two weeks with her program. Deacon Union will him and his family. hotel. They also enjoyed the swnhnt-
Friends of Mr. Leslie Prevatt son-in-law and daughter Col. and begin Friday July Mrs. Fontaine returned
Josephine ing resort of Hampton Lake.
Mt. Morlsh United Methodist 27 at 7:30: at New Bethel. Rev. L.R.
regret to learn that he Is a patient in Mrs. Bill Wilson. Church: Sunday School 930.: An Davis will deliver the message. home on Friday after nine davs The Georgia and Southern Railroad

-- .. brought important industry to Hampton -
transporting tourists from Cin-
cinnati and other far away places, as
well as bringing mail, and manufactured -
: products in and out of town.
iiT1IFiEETMENT.. In 1915 the Hampton State Bank
: was established. This was disbanded
when the depression struck the nation. '
,,/ ( .
The citrus groves which helped
LJ ( J jjjJ make Hampton desirable were badly
: and damaged 1895. by the Big Freeze in 1894

Strawberries were a popular crop
following the citrus freeze. Pear, fig
and other fruit trees were also a help;
as well as pecans. The cotton crop
which proved profitable at one time
was later destroyed by the attack of
Summer = =- the boll weevil.
. Lumber was a valuable asset to the
community until the good timber'
became less plentiful.
Following the routing of U.S.
Highway 301 around Hampton a rash
Sale of fires brought an end to much of the
Hampton business.

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.' Girl Scout Newsby

Carolyn Eaves
Continues 964-4812
At Camp Chowenwaw this week are.
Allison Denmark and Erika Gruen
it..! We welcome'home Jennifer Johns,
Laura Garcia. Brooke Williams and

: 1 10 % To 30 % Off July Adrienne Neyatl plans 30, at for Day Welty.8:30.the Camp The weeks staff starts Monday workingon We-;

plan to have five full days with Cadet
tea and Juniors working on badges.
Brownies doing crafts and everyone
enjoying the water.
Staff includes Janet Klmutis, Eddie
Joyce Sexton Gail Richardson Pat
,,1 Welty, Carolyn West and Willie Mae
Ask About Randolph. We have openings in most
I IIi' .:. .' .I"" units so give me a call if you! -
: I terested.

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J I. forms > r If Illl
1 sgt. Lawrence Whitney' .-
\ Il 11111. July 16 Marine Sgt. Lawrence H.

\. Save 25% ,sl' Whitney Beverly M.son Whitney of William of Starke E. and hat

completed the Assault Amphibian
Vehicle Unit Leader's Course.
: :The: eight-week school was conducted
at Marine Corps Base, Camp
Pendleton, Calif. The course was
designed to train selected noncommissioned -
officers) for duty as platoon
sergeants of assault amphibian vehicle
TheShop 0 1979 NMiewk Crd$ b9
companies. It "mphasized the
techniques of lean sad platoon

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Starke Gets Sportsmanship Award '

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r 1 e Top 4 Finish In Area DY Major \ d:;'

Starke's All Stan wrapped up a top base to tie the game. Tony Diggs then final count 12-4.Thompson was 14 for I'' ,
four finish and won the team Sportsmanship walked John David Francis doubled the game. I
Award for the third year In Mary Irons walked to load the bases Keystone officials pointed out that I'
a row while Keystone's club finished and George Levasser punched a two- this was the first year of Dixie Youth ;; .
out 1-210 the conclusion of the Area out single to win the game-making baseball for that community: and said '
Dixie Youth Major (11-12) Tournament himself the winning pitcher. the showing for their team under new ;
-- ". -- """ -, played in Middleburg last week. Levasser had come", on in relief of rules was "about as good as we could .,,I
: The Starke Dixie Youth Second The Starke stars, who opened with Doug Samons who had a four-hitter hope to do."
Major All Stars pose behind the row crouching I. to r.. Mike Covln. John David
an 8-J loss to Keystone came back to get the last out In the fifth. Middleburg scored seven runs In
going !
: Sportsmanship Trophy they won In the Area Tournament. Francis Doug Samon. Greg Wilkinson. |
Gary Tyson. J
left I. with two wins Including a 4-3 extra- Starke's first score came In the first the first two innings to put Friday
Kneeling to right are: bat boy David Little Owen Standing to r.. Coach Jack Southerland. Mike Chap-
Inning win over Lake City Thursday Carver singled moved to third ont night's with Starts on Ice. The
as game
: Southerland. Shane. Johnson, Robert Carver, and Tony pell. Coach Richard Little Jason Bennett Gerald Brown night before being eliminated by I ;
Dlgg Coach Edward
eventual champ Middleburg Friday !

I ; I Green Machine, Other Top Open Clubs Will be in Town for St. I Tournament area night.In Middleburg the in Winter State will Dixie Haven representthe Youth this ff ff1

Big time softball comes to this area step towards the World TournamentIn Region winner Ken Sanders Ford of weekend.
the first weekend In August. Softball's highest division will Alabama. Keystone was ousted by Gainesville ,. rRp aAl
The Florida Men's ASA Major qualify its top two finishers for the II 12-4 Thursday night after beating -1 1'I
(Open) Slow Pitch Softball tourney Region Tournament. The best state Starke and falling to Middleburg 17.0 y
opens Friday night, August 3, at the teams outside the Jacksonville Tournament play opens up Friday In play the week beCore. Union Coun p i
new Edwards Road diamond In Miami Orlando Tampa-St. Pete etc. evening at 5:43: with Green Machine ty's stars were dropped in two close ''I'It'
: Starke. major Metro leagues will be shooting slated to see action at 8 p.m.against a games last week.
Hillandale Farms Green Machine for those qualifying berths. district runnerup to be determinedthis Starke's win over Lake City Thursday ; I
will serve as host team and rates alone Dubose of Pensacola topped Green weekend. Play''continues with a night went seven innings after beIng VHof ,,
of the solid favorites to reach Sun- Machine for last year's state cham- 9:45: a.m. game Saturday morning knotted 1-1 at the end of regula d
day afternoon's final) in the nine-team pionship with both teams advancing continuing through a 10:IS p.m. game tion. LC struck for two runs In the top
meeting of the best non-metro teamsIn to the Region fray where Machine that night with the first final set for 3 of the seventh but Starke came right t
Florida. The tournament, the first finished third behind Duboae and p.m Sunday afternoon. back with Robert Carver drilling a l tI I
two run homer with Mike Colvin on '

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An "up" time for the Keystone Heights Major All Stars cam when "Mark
Bank At Starke Under '
Operates ', i'/ ;' \} g, lUrdee.nearest to the fence, powdered home run In the happy Kll stars B-2 win 'I
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To Serve Our Customer And ,'" Dlgg's double and scored when walksto locals got one run back In the second
Gary Tyson and John David Francis when Brad Brown scored on a wild I
Community In The Best Possible forced in a run. Lake City broughtin pitch. But, Starke left the bases load- .
s a their ace Carlos Underwood to shut ed
Manner. We Realize That No Two w out the locals for the next five frames Starke's final score came In the
and tied the game with a run In the fifth as Carver Greg Wllkerson andIrons i
People Have The Same Financial b fifth. Underwood had to exit after six put together consecutive singles F j
because he the maximum before the losers again left the baleS .
Needs. Each ts.pifferent .,d.0uc .. .' number of. Innings allowed. Carver full."The f t'
J a. was three for four In the win while thing that meant the most to \
Saving Needs Are Our Own. That -. Jason Bennett had the other Starke us was winning the Sportsmanship : I t
hit.For Award again" said Starke Coach Ed- '
Is Why We Offer'Plans' That Can Be the week Carver batted .461 ward Akridge. "The boys are really i
with his homer and two doubles. proud of that. I want to complimentthe tiUS ,r
Diggs was three for six, .500, while parents for the boys attitude and '
Adjusted To Your Own Specialized Gerald Brown reached base in seven discipline, not just during the games (
out of nine at bats but during practice too. And I know i
Needs.... Keystone's Thursday Kook was the parents were looked at too when
more dismal as Gainesville ad- they (tourney officials) consideredthe I
\ vantage of 13 walks to build up a 5-0 Sportsmanship Award so they f '
lead and easily beat Kll. Keystone should be commended for their at
Check The Plan That
Best Meets Your Needs.
closed th*gap to 5-2 in the third Inningas titude.
'. \ .'. Terry Harvln doubled to score Lee "It was just a great tournament
Stanley who reached on an error,and altogether, the boys tried to do
Lee Peoples, who had singled. KH ad- everything: I asked them to, the
ded two more In the fifth. Allen hospitality at Middleburg was just as
Passbook A:count 8L25 percent annual Thompson; doubled In Richie Vey,who good as It could be, and my Assistant
Money Market Certificate rate o minimum depoait. Interest I ia had singled, and Brian Everts'single Coaches (Richard Little and Jack
compounded dally. Interest I la paid from Four Year Investment it Certificate brought home Thompson to make the Southerland) were outstanding."
date of deposit to date of withdrawal providing
'10,000 or more. the account I la open at the end of .11. ,000 or more.
the Interest period ((June SO and
flat' equal average yield,on 0 months., Treasury December 31kTime
Bills.m. lelett' weekly auction.. Certificate issued ,Effective for period July t,'1079 thru July 31.

for 162 days ((20 w..ksl) 'Interest FUte ,: Certificate11.000 or more. 11178 the rate. of Interest wit be 7.60" 301 N Starke. Fla' 964.6436
9.473% issued from July 28 len To :
30 day to M days -X"* with.e"ecllvecom ounded.yieldof',80''%" F-
August, 1979 This I la an annual rats end I la We Also SellMULTIMILE
90 day to one (.54%
up year
i object .to Change at renewal Federal .00.. On this certificate the tntereat may be compounded
, One year up to 2 1/2/ year 6I % I TIRES
Regulation prohibit' trie compounding of Interest' 2 1/2/ year up to 4 year .J50% daily and drawn quarterly. If desired.We '
I by financial! ,institution' during the term of thl* 4 year up to S year T.2S'Ift ,'J f f
any First/ .
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Free Mounting Compare Our Price

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I 'Are'Proud Of The p'artWe Have Played We Are Proud Indeed Of The,Part We G11,.,"

In The Growth Of Our Area.: Starke Has Have Played In Helping Build A Better E1e'1" $2688,HH78-14 $2988 J18-1S' $3288 I

Grown From A Small,Agricultural Community ? Community. We Feel That Our Banking F18.14 Plus I Pet H78-15 078-15! Plus FET L78.16 Plus Fet'

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Service1lncludmg The ...Loans We Have I
To A Center Of.Mining
Made During This time, Has Been AMajor '

Pufpwood Cattle And Many Other Well (378-14
Factor I In The Growth Of Our 78-14
$ H76-14 J1 /

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..: The Florida Bank At Starke Congratulates The Bradford County /, ,
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For 100 Years. $2688 $1088
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.. Rainbow Marine of Brooker Shoots for StateRainbow ,,1./ :' '.:- I ;.; I ,

Marine of Brooker travels Rainbow Marine will see action H*says: they have hopes of'pulling ':FISHIN" TIPS
to Crystal River Saturday and first at 9:30: Saturday morning facing out of the slump this weekend [
day July a It 29. for the Men'Open K.C. Barbecue. Whitehead said Rain- "Wdre"ponnago. down there and do
Softball District Championship where tw lost the last time they faced K.C.. our he said.Tradition from Then Mamt
they'll be playing for a bid In the State
Rainbow Marine has busy
played a
Championships scheduled for
August schedule of weekend tournamentsthis r I
3-5 at Starke'WesUide Field.
Take your time and work out year mostly against the top Open 4e Thin help prvent -
these: 'V'. one at a time until "If we play good I think we could and Class"A"competition they could bane of going all fishermen lure quits overruns pulling.
you have unmuimecl your back. end up going to state"4eam member find in North Florida In their last f6JID whO UM a levelwind reel a However, when you get a
L1Sh. An excellent tool for this I leone Whitehead said outing they split four j to the and all of
tfT Timmy Wednesday. games *& X *!II 1 backlash. You aenhours : 4& i)xtlt!! backlash
nail ileaiwrs lilllo curve-tip nlter- "It depends on how we play. Hogtown Invitational tourney in (pntil picking out one. If tit do hrro' what to do. Moth
ixxkrt knives.that come on Mime Everybody's looking forward to it." Gainesville last weekend Saturday you don't know how to let's talk log Look at It carefully Lcx'l1h'the
And If Its a really hat it that daisies. about how to about line from rod
night,July 21.Whitehead BO it. coming your
blciilo will MWX on your*!II! knife backlash and WIG cut the It Eight teams will go to Crystal River says they got off to a came to America with the fcackLun,'in ifmpla term. Is tip and pull, don't fork, on ...
looking for a trip to the Starke and. good start at the beginnind of the hay brought to fed the a muM-up In your line caused by Note the "V It makes In one
out.BRER TOM'S CLOSING TIPi hopefully, a year with the state season winning several tournaments horses of Oen John your, not(topping the pool when loop of line on the. spool Okay,
the lure '
When First and second teams Burgoyne'i army during. the stops pulling on th#line get.hold of''that .V" and pull It
going to fish in a remote crown. place but lately they've been on a skid placing An overrun, really. So adjust then
spot, let someone knnw where to at the district competition will go onto in most tournaments but not win Revolution. braking mechanism yourreel free. Pont pull loose any loops
find on : of line,that aren't the "V' holding
you In cat you Ret Into trou- the championships.
ning. that the
10 pool tops when the ,
l)Io. Thl could save you a lot of the running, Jlno.
discomfort, even your life .:..-- "J." nSAYE .

DEAR TOM "I've Rot a
fnrnd who known everything and
he wears n (Ml cnn't imell wortha
huot" AKKY
HELLO AHKY The heck they
can't. Just foncefttonte 'in. live-
well like I did for two days. Talk
about snwlll But, scriomly, filth Wiry
do have u very !keen lerwe of
smell. EUpERtipAHQ s s
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St. Marks Refuge 1d! I

Sets Weapon Hunts

The St. Marks National Wildlife C 32-0. :&. 19C

Refuge announced today the two aTL.
three-day primitive weapons hunts
for white-tailed deer and feral hogs hieEEF fl01 t SAVE 20'
will be held on a portion of the Refuge
this fall.Legal. ,
weapons will be bow and arrow -
and muzzleloading rifles. Dates

for the-hunts September will be 28-30 as follows; Primitive: Archery E PRICES GOOD THURS. WED., JULY 26 AUG.

Gun. November 16-18. PEOp
Permit applications are now being SAVE! t6' STOKELY
received at the Refuge office at St. QUANTITY RIGHTS StOl+; y
Marks National w 3 1 7-01. $100
Wildlife P.O. Box 68, RESERVED GOLDEN
St. Marks FL 32355. No limit is set on WINN-DIXII STORES /INC to tP CDRl
the number of permits to the issued; COP'fRIGHT-I979 / .", v SAVI 16' STOKILY! CUTGREEN
however August 31, established
as a cutoff date and no requests for E BEANS ,3 I6-or. $100
permits will be accepted or processed tO1A ., 0 0 0 0 0 0 CANSonce
after that date.There will be no drawing '
this No=r" SAVI!! II' DEEP SOUTH
year. [

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ObituaryGeorge 20' DART DISH LIQUID

Crago.76 )), aTL2ere' 99c
Mr. George Crago, age 76, of
Keystone Heights died at his home 9- ARROW WHITE PINK YEllOWFACIAL
Tuesday He had lived in L L AYONNAISf '
Keystone morning for 12 yrs., moving TiSSUE. 2 2G $100
here from Duluth Minn. Mr. Cragowas s.e.r o o o e o o
born In England.Aug 7, 1902,and
moved to the U.S. In 1910. He was a
retired county judge of Sf. Louis uNlle SAVE! 9. THRIPTY MAIDPINEAPPLE
County, Minn., a graduate of Marqueue .
University Law School a D of 2 $100
member of the Minnesota and CANS c
Wisconsin Bar Association and
member of the First United Methodist
Church of Dululth, Minn. DILL PICKLES "-ex. 99c. SAYE 50
He is survived by his wife _..._ ,. ,. JAR ,r 1jJ.' :MAXWELL HOUSE
Catherine E. Crago; I son. Ward .
Crago of Ft Wayne Ind; 1 daughter 92' ON TWO -1, Ire; dc ..s. -"
Marcia McKim of JWilpitas,Calif and FISCHERS BARBECUE SAUCE 2 $1 COFFEE
5 grandchildren.A ens,
memorial service will be held at
11 a.m. Thursday July 26, In.-.the E E R
DeWitt C. Jones Funeral Home with ASTOR FRUITCocktail DRAGON lONG GRAIN ;

omitted.The Buddy requests C. Friedlin that be fl 99 c 2 ss $100 1 Rice. 3 79c $ 9 9

's 5'114.' ..STEAK'. 1-LB. l1
Mrs.Lillie Knight 90 Beans 4 ssss $1 Sauce 5
SIll! 1 BAG
Mrs. Lillie
S. Knight age 90. of .-.....with $7.10
Hampton died in the Bradford County yYKAaM.acl.) des THRIFTY MAIDBeef CORNED WYIER MIX
Hospital Friday after a brief illness. i
She was born in Clay County on .' . u''. $ $119 Lemonade. 159 limit 1 with iy.SO.rmor0 / TOPe
February 1Z: 1889 and was a memberof
the Church of God. E i
Survivors are several nieces and ,

nephews.Funeral services will be held OIXII DARUNG. Grape Juice Sin' 45cHAMBURGER
Wednesday, July 25 at 10:30: a.m. in OR
Crosby Lake Cemetery with Rev. SAVE 20 DIXIANA GLAZED G FAMILY .

Jones Leroy Funeral Olive officiating.Home of Starke DeWitt is C.In HOT DOG Donuts . ssr. 69c Bread . 32 0.;S r' M19

charge of arrangements. DIXIANA CINNAMON G SANDWICH
B U N 5 I Bread
Honey Buns 69e . 6SSe:


THEATRE 0 I 3 8-CT. $I 00 Dip. Portions. ftsr- $149 Buns . ''Asr' .79C


Call & Walnut PKGS ,......- ..' Dinner Rolls 3 PKGS.,D.ex: $109
Starke 964-5451 l j.+?.. CRACKIN-OOOD GEORGIA

Fri > Tues + Crackers 2 SOXES 12'0.. $1 09

N { SHERBETS OR .) Cookies' CREME 12.oi.
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.It TOOTHPASTE . . TUI! 79C ,. a _

i 301 DRIVE-IN ;
SHAMPOO . : : 379

j Held Over For 2nd Week iI

1 NIVEA LOTION .' . 'en $159
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t" .' t 3 a-o:.
; $59 ,
<' 1 1j { TAMPONS O. '" .
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Metal Culvert For y eycuae Am ricaa Legion Post W*
Driveways And Drainage Y baiebill offici.1 wen wHecmetf>y
dignitaries from the CMadtoiilHM city -
... 'I W of Rrprntigny sung. wMta. Casa
Specializing In Mitered End Sections, And Elbow'sBuy / )(f' Alf team and. a team from New
'.\.. ; .:' York before the .baseball, tmintaMcat ,
ll"t, : la MODt.alla.1.b..d..
Direct From Manufacturer And Save Peat 21 chairman -Mac'*

*, f McDavld. neaU.,. .I".8l.iKUii(, \
left to right,are Post 202 Coach Balsa \
Free DtSiverjf .'.:: McCHllooffh. K p iillKy Mayor ,
') L k Richard Matlette
: 4 City CounclImaB: "

Lake Butler Fla. .. '. "" i J)2013) L r President Phillip. Deichamp Dick Preston. T.uraam CIty Cu.. I "

ell man George Mvischw, KeyiUm.coaches .
Bill Moore John. Mc-
I .. ..I. ''J / J !u " .. .. Cullough. and Paul Newell, and two I
coaches: from the Wetland. Ontario I
team. \ .
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'. _,..wrti, .RAND USDA CHO'CI eaaa.ltanaae..a, 5 Av F w111, Women's Softball -1""

w.D BONE IN Fri. Sat. at Raiford

The Raiford Volunteer Fire Department
__ Is sponsoring a women's softball
tourney at the Raiford softball diamond
this weekend.July 2729. "
e Games were to start Friday night '. J I
R and continue through Saturday's
$199 finals If afternoon showers away. '
Tourney coordinator Gall Rodgers r
: L8rOP said eight teams wen set to play as of .
Tuesday with the possibility the field .
SA VI. SOCLI, might grow to a 10 teamer. Local ,
clubs competing Include NAPA of
Lake Butler, recentlformedFarmer's
QUANTITY RIGHTS tiF and Dealer a Bank.
VALUE RESERVED Brooker, and the Bullets and St Ed-
i SSAM WINN-DIXIE STORES INC ,eE pEOP ward's Church of Stark.

USDA BRAND CHOICI p Summer Boating I

Can Mean Injuries

Boating will be a welcome refuge d
from long and hot summer day for I !

WINNING VALUES many Floridians New waves of skip i I
pen mean that Florida's lakes,riven i J
and coastal waters will be teeming ; -J>
with a wide variety of watercraft; !\ .>r|
1 everything from bass-ball to cabin "

SAVE YOU'LL NEVER STRIKE( OUT WHEN YOU USE powered cruisers sailboats.and classy auxiliary-

LB. 70'u.ONIIISS Unfortunately, the rise .In the .
r. number of boating enthusiasts has 1 11
BOTTOM W-D BRAND USDA BEEF. been paralleled by an Increase in the ""I
ROUND $ 139 number of boating accidents, actor j
.2 ; ding to the Insurance Information In- j
STEAK .. stitute. In Florida during 1978,535 accidents )

FROM THE BEEF 'PEOPLE Guard. These were accidents reported resulted to the Coast In 88 ;I

deaths Injury to 110 persons and
$1,3 8,400 in property damage. The I
number of boating accidents involvIng
SAVE 70' W-D BRAND USDA CHOICE BEEF NATURALLY AGED EYe r l r.r. Injuries or property damage actually -

ROUND ROAST ," -S2 69 "NO FRILLS" Photo f'In'it shown was however much that higher.less A than study 10 has per

: I, ; *. .'\. ."\ ., ;l., .: .. Service? ? 0" ... cent of boating accidents are reported
.,lo the Coast,Guard
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f PRICES GOOD -Check for faulty engine fuel electrical
RUMP ROAST :_ 279 ALL PRINTS ARE ON KODAK PAPER and.terln/l.y.tems/ especial.
I. ,.. THURS. WED. ly for exhaust-system
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SAVE .0' W.D BRAND USDA CHOICE BEEF NATURALLY AGED TENDER \ '!if 1"S "NO FRJllS" PRICE IOOtL $2" -Take advantage of the thorough
JULY 26 AUG. 1 safety inspection offered by the CoastGuard
CUBED STEAK $299 Auxiliary.The Auxiliary offers
;'i 9; L'. .. __________ free. safety Instructions.
SAVE 30' W-D BRAND USDA CHOICE BEEF NATURALLY AGED-< ,', -Carry: one or more fire extinguishers
.t(. '? 'II ( matched to the size and
SIRLOIN STEAK $289 type of the boat. Keep them readily
;.:, L' '". 20c ; accessible and In condition for Immediate -


CHUCK 1 199 II navigation- the lights vessel, and with with a required whistle
; ON THE PURCHASE t 1'I! horn or bell.Consider.
-- additional safety j,
e R ONE 12-.<. 1I
SUPERBRAND QUO SOFT BOWL ... ClACK IN' GOOD 1I devices, such as 4 paddle or oars a
I first aid: kit.a tool kit and spat parts I Ia
Margarine :.PKG.59c: '. :: I VANILLA f radio.lashlight, flares and a transistor


Biscuits 3 'os. 9)00 I I THRU COUPON WED..GOOD AUG. Care and Protection
of the Crew and Guests
PALMETTO PIMENTO CHEESESpread' HARVEST FRESH 1___alrar/ra/.arrr Have one Coast Guard approved
M'. $ Z9 + floatation
"J iSUPERBRANO personal device for each
WESTERNCANTALOUPES person on board. Inspect them often
and keep them dry and ready for use.
-Know and obey marine traffic
Sour Cream 49C
MINUTI MAIDFRESH laws, the"Rules of the Road". Learn
SAVE 20' KRAFT VEIVETTA HARVEST FRESHCELERY the various distress signals.
-Keep an alert lookout for other
Cheese! 25041. $2" watercraft, swimmers, floating
MRS. OZN. ORANGE iiei/iin and shallow waters. There
) should be a second person aboard to
Pie Shells 'fif:; 99c /1 JUICE act as a "spotter"when a skier is be-
ing towed.
JUMBO -Check weather forecasts before
.RR SIZE JUMBOSTALKS venturing offshore.Pay .
attention to loading don't
ORt IDA FROZEN ] HALF $119 overload; distribute the load evenly;
GAL. don't stand up or shift weight in a
TATERTOT small boat; and don't permit riding
on the bow, seatbacks or gunwhales.
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.. I tOO Ss-: $119. Fish Fillets I ,u.1rE S9I damage to another boat caused by;
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I Men's "B" Sub-District Opens in Starke Friday; [ Starke Stars Defend 16-18 Softball Crown

Gwynn's., Water's, McElroys- Rate as Favorites II At Satellite Bch. State Tourney July 2729They

;. 10 I leama converge on Westslde with the last second-day tilt scheduledfor say It'. always tougher to win than the .407 out by Neel. and TUlman made the trip to
; Field In Starke this weekend July Friday Night's Games 9:30 p.m. Loser's bracket action any championship the second time last year's National Tourney Nationals last year along with Glen
27-29 for the Men's Claw "B" Sub IS-Mld-Fla.. Peanut vs. LWCI8:00GwyniTs cranks up Sunday at 1 p.m. with the round so the Starke Stars-defending qualifier. At the top of the list Is pitcher Gnann. Steve Griffls Mike Jackson
'' District slow pitch tournament. : vs. G'vllle Tire first final set for 3:30 and a second title titllst in Florida's Senior Boys US-IS Chub Johnson with a .806 Bill Goodge and Richard McRee.
:: "That's about the strongest Sub I5-8upr Pretzels vs. Heroine's game pegged for 4:45: p.m. if year old) Softball Tournament-have average with first year player Jeffery Rounding out the squad are Randy
= District field I've ever been involved Masonry necessary. no doubt they'll have their work cut Norman carrying a .SM mark. Nine Andrews, Nelson Green Eddie
': with." said Manager Dwight Elder of .1:30-Watfon vt. Wmtfi-n Auto "I ,would rank Gwynn's right up out for them In this weekend's state more .500 or better hitters are Jerry McGee and Boyd Roberts.
; Starke League champion Water'lafter the local league Romlne's Masonry their at the top as far as a favorite tourney, even though they're confident Blalock .975. Mike Teston .564. John "So far we've had so many problems
hearing the guest list would include of Lake City Mid-Florida Peanut of along with McElroy's and us." Elder the 79 Starke Stars are better Vallnskl .557 Kevin Tillman .539: Ed- with vacations... or people
among others tourney. Alachua Gainesville Tire and Lake estimated. "Gwynn's has a lot of even than the team that finished tenthin die McGee .539. Chuck Johnson .534.; working that we just haven't really
t toughened Gwynn's of High Springs, City's number two team Western good defense. McElroy's the nation last year after sweeping AI Chapman .533. Marcus Cruce .500 put it together. I hope this weekend
:: Mckelroy's Lake City league Auto which will provide first.round dust seemed to have a Jinx on us to the Florida championship. and Kevin Neel .500. will be the one where everything falls
kingpins the Mayo Dairymen andGalnevilie's opposition for Water's Friday night at this year we beat people that have The difference Is this year we're Blalock::, Chapman Chub Johnson In place." McGriff concluded.eacn .
top "B" entrant the 10:30.: LWCI opens against M-F beaten them but they've won every sure not going to sneak up ,on
Super Pretzels. Peanut at 6:43: Friday. Play con time we've played them. I'm glad anybody." noted Stars Coach Jerry
c Rounding out the field is LWCI orE tinues Saturday pm morning at 9 a.m. we've got 'em at home this time.They've McGriff. "They know who we are now Powerful Margate 11-12 Years Olds

ril.Jiril.JiriI..w..w..JIl.M..M.................."" got five guys who can hit the and as defending champs people are
Kr'"rirr- --r-r-r ball out at anytime and their short going to be shooting for us.
e stop Is the best I've seen this year." The 10 team field of team shooting Test Starke Baseball All Stars
Super Pretzels tied Hogtown to follow the Stan as State Champs Keystone,
Rollers with the best "B" record Includes the host Satellite Beach _
-h Steak & Shake among Gainesville League teams. Rockets the 1977 National Champs, The Margate Mavericks of Ft. team will play three games, as a
Starke team
Hogtown gets a' free ride to the along with teams from Jensen Beach Lauderdale-billed as one of the finest sort of reward for the
District Tournament August 35. as West Melbourne Deland, and Ft 11.12 year old baseball teams In the that finished third in the recent Dixie
the host team in Gainesville. The top Walton Beach. countrywill test specially selected Youth Area tournament.
two teams In this Sub-District also experience of 10 "veterans" All Star teams from Keystone Heights "Some of the rules are a little different
will move Into that District test. Elder frame the team that traveled to and Starke at Keystone's McDavid more like the Dixie Boys
r Free 16 Oz. Shake describes Super Pretzels, winners of Sheboygan Wisconsin for nationals Park this Saturday and Sunday, July baseball most of them will play next
the recent Sr. Boys tourney (SUrke, last year makes this Starke senior 28-29. year and I think they'll" get a kick out
as a team without much power but boys team at least among the Keystone fans may remember that of playing over there. Akridge said.
With Each Steak Sandwich with solid defense a lot of speed, anda favorites to win a ticket to St.'Louis the Fort Lauderdale team visited Chief differences are that the pit
a "base-hit offense". for this year' National Tournament. Keystone last Summer and swept four ching mound will be one and-a-half
ii Thar*. Fit Sat., & Sun. Mayo's Dairymen won a recent August 35."OveraD. out of five games. Keystone made a feet further back than in Dixie Youth
tournament in Brooker and also rate I think we're stronger return trip to Fort Lauderdale In and baserunners can leadoff and steal
high on Elder's list of contenders. than last year." assessed McGriff, Match with two teams an eight-year- Just as in regular baseball. There will
Water's comes into the tourney off a "We've got more depth and experience old group and a team with mostly 11 also be five more feet between bases
.4-2 showing in a Gainesville tourney ... and more power and team olds. The younger team was than in DY play. Keystone played
J. 1 S Jt last weekend. They lost to the Mao speed. very competitive but the older team under the modified rules all season
clenny Crackers in first round play "Our record Isn't as good as what It was manhandled pretty easily by long and then had to adjust for the
pueenbrazier. and were 'eliminated by Bud's was last year (29-33 to 29-29) but teams with a few older players on the Dixie Youth tournament.The .
Grocery of Palatka 21.20 but sand we've played tougher competitionthan roster says Keystone Coach Larry Mavericks are coached by John
wiched four wins in between the we did last season." The Stars Home. He expects things to be different Keefe an associate and former Stet
,.. losses including victories over Sub Coach notes another plus for this this weekend. son teammate of American Legion
District entrants Gainesville Tire and team in that It has already played "Some of our boys have been Post 202 Coach John McCullough. .
Super Pretzels. Bud's topped Water'sby seven more games than the 1178 version waiting since March to have a return The game schedule starts at 3:30:
\ ,, f 301 N. 964-7479* scoring six times in the bottom of played aU year. match and we've recruited four older' p.m. Saturday with host Keystone
Starke the seventh Inning after the Starke Backing up his statement that this standouts (Ronald Harper Bruce meeting Starke. Margate and Starke
team had broken a 15-15 tie with five is a more powerful team is the team Harvin. Paul Hemme and Donald play at 8, and the Fort Lauderdaleteam
runs in the top of the frame. n battinff: average of_ .u.512-much__ _uu higher Kuespert to bolster our team." the. and Keystone go at it under the
Coach and tourney coordinator said. lights at 8:15.Sunday's .
games have Starke versus
Starke Coach Edward Akridge Margate at 2 p.m and KH against
terms this weekend series in which Margate at 4:00.:

.1 .

Community Bank Stands For Northside's District Hopes Dashed I

For Northside Baptist Church of Wesley had stung Nor hslde 11-4
s Starke last weekend's Men's Sub early Saturday morning. After
District Church Softball tournamentin resting for Just over an hour NS took
Lake City was an "oh so close but the field for a 12:45: game and didn't
yet so far" situation. leave until 6:30: as they battled in the
:i .;.i'". The Starke Church League champions bustling loser's bracket. Northside
S i bounced back from a first round ripped Calvary Temple 24-3 at 12:45,
loss to play four straight games In the bopped Lake City First Baptist 15-4 at
: one day-eight team scramble but witha 2, and then smashed Church of God of
bid to this weekend's District Tour- Lake City 27-1 in a 3:15: game before
nament on the line (also in Lake City) finally seeing their win string endedin
NS saw a 7-5 lead slip away in the bottom the loser's bracket finals by
EI of the seventh inning against Wesley.The .
Wesley Methodist. That loss seated Wesley game was scoreless until -
J i Northside In third place for the the. fourth inning when the
weekend-one spot too low to qualify Gainesville team plated three runs. In
for District as Wesley and RidgeviewBapOsrpf .;the top of the fifth N$came back with
I --ft. Gainesvilletook tnVtwojU 5 four scores to take the lead as singles
; "' .. ." District slots as they battled for first by Greg'Alvarez and lUcky Norman
place late Saturday night.Roundball moved ,Chris Lawson accross and
Jimmy Alvarez busted a three run

., ... ., ... N homer to clear the bags..
) ." ."., ".... Camp Two runs In the bottom half of the
I V ".Y" fifth gave Wesley a 5-4 lead but Nor
thslde back
came to score three timesin
f" Sign-Ups Continue the top of the seventh to take a 7-5

... .. advantage. Singles by Norman
) (,1'
', Stuart Duncan
and DaVId
Registrations are being acceptedfor
the keyed the last-ditch rally. Just as NS
j I week-long youth had done
camp scheduled at Keystone High Wesley came back with the
School for boys and girls aged 10-14 chips down scoring twice In their last

We Are Proud To Be A Part Of Bradford County And Surrounding Areas the Former week of August 20-26. to regulation extra at innings.bat to send The the Gainesville game In-
Keystone High players

j C It Is Our Purpose To Serve You In Every Way Possible. Eckerd Mike Wingate College of who St. Petersburg now plays and for Church in the League top of the champs eight then and won shutoutNS the

Sherri Anthony who plays for the game with a one-out score in the bottom
of the first
extra frame.
Flagler College women's team
s Thats Why We offer: '. ', t '. '., '. coordinating the camp which is spon- Jimmy Alvarez hit 550 on 11 hits for
*? : the weekend. Thigpen added .500
H ': .rG'> -f t': i'f "; sored by Clay County Cooperative a
; Free Checking To Senior Citizens (No Min.Bal) ,oj) /' ;;!' : : Education and which will feature In- can average hit .460 for the and five games while Dun-
/ Terry Sharp batted
E \ struction by other college basketball .
-: Banking (Hours for Working People. ; : ; ': players from the area. .
:: "...I,.4.t /11'1"- ..; ,t J "We'll have a different college .550.BUS
: Drive'In Open 7 A.M. .'. ," '(I.j.f'),:'. .' J. ',: '. : player each day to go over different Cheerleader
? \ fundamentals and aspects of basket
To Offer Free Checking To All Personal Accounts With A ':ZOO Flin. Bal/l "} '? \; ball."said Anthony who like Wingate
: graduated from Keystone In 1978 Clinic; July 30-A ugitst 3
: after starring for the Lady Indians.
She A cheerleading clinic sponsored by
was a 17 points-per'game scoreras
: a senior and averaged nine points the Bradford High School varsity and
per game as a Flagler freshman) junior varsity cheerleaders will be
while Wingate averaged 32 points per held July 30-August 3 at the Bradford
I; And Saturday Banking contest at KH in "78. High School gymnasium.Cost .
Also on the staff is Melody Milton of for instruction is S2 per day
the Flagler women's team. A ten- and future cheerleaders can register
tative schedule of Instructors has for a complete week or pay daily. '
9A.M112P.M. ; former University of Florida player Squad cheers chants and
his, ', Steve Porter (a high school All pyramids etc will be taught during
American who now lives in Keystone) the clinic with awards given out on
,.' as the first guest instructor with his the last day; Friday August 3v. :
topic being the fundamentals of re
bounding. Keystone graduate and

I COMMUNITY STATE BANK ALSO PAYS YOU THE HIGHEST INTEREST FSU Brokas Lady is scheduled Seminole to player go through Chris Fishing Still Good

ball-handling techniques and drills

I POSSIBLE IN THE SHORTEST POSSIBLE TIME. 00 who before Wednesday.played at Lorraine college Keystone basketball Rossmeyer one year IiI'Itat GAINESVILLE During "Dog- The bays"dog days of
summer started July 3rd. This is the
Flagler ran track at Texas University -
time of
year when legend has It that
and back at
now Flagler
onbasketball the fish don't bite snakes blind and
i pi ,, c. We Will Transfer Your Interest Directly Your scholarship and Russ mocking birds don't sing.go The hottest
Porter of
Keystone (Steve's younger
Money MarketCertificate Regular| Savings Account Monthly. So You'll Be brother) will work on defensive skills part of summer seems to have more
affect the
on fisherman than the fish
i Interest Earning Interest On Your Interest Compounded Thursday.Friday Brenda Hutchins.a Fishermen at Orange Lake south of
prep All Star at Hawthorne who now
i Daily. If You Prefer We'll Send The Interest plays for the University of Florida fishing has have increased.dropped off but the

9.473: % Directly To You. will naround Instruct jump the shot youngsters and inside on the offensive tur. redear are being caught Bluegill as if it were and
-. moves. Also there will be league springtime. Reports from area fish
: camps indicate that fishermen who
26,1979To games each day. ,
:: .. if lund. U.. withdrawn. ....... maturity Federal Thl I. ori annual rota and I It *uba| :: .August 1.1979 Capital ..,,,1....** '........ that. lha I..'...*' rat. ... '...._1. ........ ,..,,1..1...* ...hl,," .... camaavndInf of the camp, is set aside for parents to bream from the spatterdock (cots
:: law..... la fha than Cwneol' ..(".., ...1.... .... and .. l......t by any financial .ki.tltwtton. during thtarm attend and watch the players in a ) beds
:. '10.000 nialmum Investment that to ...,. I......, at that ,... .ba lorof..,.... o4 this ......It. league championship game as well as summer Orange slump Lake bass show no sign of a
; in contests for the Hotshot game free Cross Creek Fish
J.t J.f throw shooting and speed dribbling.Registration Camp bass caught reported. two 1ft pound-plus 14th.
Saturday July
costs f IS with a camp
Congratulations to the Bradford Telegraph. On Their 100th Anniversary. .. t-ahirt provided for each player. active Schooling In the bass early are morning becoming and more late
Registration forms are available at
.. afternoons
and are begin caught on
the. Top of the Haystack Lake imitation
Dwellers Clay Co-Op and the Monitor shad lures. Schoolers are
State Bank office in Keystone and should be generally running between two and
Community ,three
: available at the Telegraph office in Santa pounds.Fe
'L\: River is
fishing still
Starke next week: providing
excellent catches of redbreast
"The main of the for
[Ds] Of Starke p.." \.. us Is to get feeder purpose programs camp going for and usually Suwannee caught bas while,. Redbreast are

FDIi boys and girls basketball In the area bottom with fishing on the
-- (to "feed" skilled and competent earthworms but for
Bradford Square Stark. Fla. 32091 players into the high schools), Miss small more excitement try a fly rod using a
Anthony said "Right now kids don't the popping redbreast hug During the summer -
play until they get]into JV basketball when drifted under attack the popper
low hanging brush
and their Just not ready. or limbs.


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,;.:' ',0' .' Post 202 Back'From Vacation.. '\ \
Keystone Height's AmericanLegion ble and Toby DWow base-hitting the
won three out of B home.
four gamunbeaten es, knocked off a previously Ingthe of the eighth the last
The Has
This Is It. All Star team twice and inning it had been decided because of Bradford Telegraph
along with a contingent of coaches the late hour, Post 203 pushed across
parents and Post 202 officials squees- the winning run. Dyal again startedthe
ed in a kingly vacation in Montreal rally with a hit Shawn Prtchard Served You For 100 Years. .
.. Canada last weekend. added a pinch-hit single and Dillow, ..
The local team of Keystone Bradford who was two for four with both RBI's. I
and Union County players and stroked the game-winning single. I
their caravan of followers were The stunned Quebec team got a We Have Provided You Bradford; f i
treated royally by their Canadlen rematch Sunday but were then em-
heels They were met at the airport harassed..laa Dillow twirled a three- County News During Good Times & :
upon arrival last Thursday and hitter with six more K's.
I whisked away by bus for a weekend Keystone plated three runs in the
Dancing that started with a greeting ceremony first inning. Dillow singled and stole Bad Times... Well We Made It, So f i
with Repentigny of Mon second and third (see related story ,
treal) city officials and others among for more on his record-breaking Now We Are Going To Do Some
the 16 teams (M Canadlen KH and thievery), Chuck Dickinson walked
PlatUburg.New York) involved.The and Tommy Honour doubled one run
local visitors later toured the Montreal home. Dickinson scored on a wild Celebrating
Olympic Stadium and Olympic pitch, and Honour came across on an I,
Village site of the 1976 Olympics andstrolled error. j
through Old Montreal. KH made It SO In the fourth when
"The people up there were the best singles by Keith Northrup and Dinky
I part oT the trip" said Post 202 KUby and a walk to Grad Bostic I
: In The Baseball Chairman "Mac" McDavld, loaded the bases and Quebec a second '
"They wouldn't let the boys spend any error brought two more runs home.
money at all, and just treated us Uke Quebec scored once In the sixth Listen To Frampton :
we were kings." before KH ended the game by the
"It was really top-notch." agreed seven-run rule (Canada's version of
... Assistant Coach Eaton McCullough: our 10-run rule) In the bottom of the
father of KH Head Coach John Mc- sixth. Dillow added another hit and :
: Cullough and a veteran of pro and scored along with KUby and Dyal in Family Singers
amateur ban in the United States the Inning.

1 Street "People baseball down here but think I wish they're they could wildabout awws,. N,_...,r :

I I see the enthusiasm for the game up ,) MI M t-iM to h ,, J
there.We had 3.000-5,000 people in the. Y ? I Ii I
ballpark, for the tournament games.' a MMIIIWMtow i'.n }If.f. --au
::1 Keystone was knocked out In the second .
;. round of the 10-team double ...,_(*n..w 4)) (KM). Fs
elimination Tournol International by
'0 eventual champion Plattsburg but Iii the tournament. KH was M. 1 4
came back with wins Saturday and beating Sorel, Quebec 2-1 in a
.. Sunday that more than made up for 12-inning marathon before falling to
the tourney defeat.In Plattsburg by the seven run rule 1-.
I I exhibition games during the con- "We had one bad game up there and I
"Saturd clusion of the tournament Keystone that was the loss.'*Eaton McCullough
y twice topped the Quebec: Elite-an all said of the Plattsburg game.
star team picked from among 330: Against Sorel Carr Hagglund scattered )
'Q tryout participants from the Province seven hits through 10 Innings 1r' j
of Quebec. Quebec compares In area leaving with the score I-I.and Clark
to the Southeast United States with a Stovall came on for two Innings of ,
population of several million people. hitless relief to pick up the win. The t eI )p s
July 28 1979 That team plays together much of the lone Sorel run was unearned as the I
year holds summer training camp In Canadian team tied the score In the
Ft. Lauderdale. and before last top of the seventh on an error.
weekend was thought of as nearly keystone grabbed the lead In the second 1.Starke's.
unbeatable In Canadlen baseball as Chuck Dickinson singled was
circles. sacrificed to secon by Tommy
Till They were 84-0 on the season before Honour and scored when Bostlc's
6P meeting Keystone-thought of as too grounder was booted. Own Great
good to play In the Tournol InternationaL Post 202 had runners In scoring
They first offered to play a position for seven consecutive innings Gospel Singers
team with the best of the Keystoneand from the fifth to the eleventh before
Plattsburg squads and then pro finally pushing across the winner In
posed to give KH some' of their the twelfth.
reserves to make the game more of a Dickinson was two for four and
contest. Well, you guessed It. Hagglund was one for two in the win.ninnmi174.
Keystone refused the offers,chompedat .
,. the bit for.'a chance to play the a-.I.ewa.. -IN I..era.1/1 W.B.AAcKinneyPlaying I
cocky Canadiens and then whipped >
them twice.In Keystone fell apart In the loss to V '
the first game late Saturday Plattsburg. adding four errors to the
night Scott Allen, a sophomoretobeat nine-hit New Yorker's attack. Mean Fiddle
Bradford High School fireballed a Plattsburg scored four times in the
.t one-hitter at Quebec to win the eight- fifth to build its advantage to 6-0 and
inning game 2-1 and win the distinction then added the game-ending seventhrun 1
::', .. ': I of being the first pitcher to best in the sixth. Stovall was tagged -.a.JIId.
.. ., KIJ; orb, II o' '. "i' '1 I the "Elite? 1979.vHe; struck out six with the Ices.Keystone .' .. 'a.d '
.' '. '. ,(] and surrendered only one run in the' managed just five hits
: 4 third when Quebec garnered their on with Bob Hemme getting two of them.
.t ly hit and produced the I lead run on a Hemme doubled in the second but was Door Prize $25 Prize For Best
\ f :',". sacrifice fly. left at third. Shawn Prlchard. Dyal
t t I KH came back in the bottom of the and Dickinson added the other
inning with Eddie Dyal roping a dou- safeties.
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Served By Lawtey Unlimited J_,<_ '_ _''I' "'" ...., .

Toby Dillow of Lake Butler was honored a* his team's MOlt Outstanding
Smoked And B-B.Q PUytr after the Post 202 American Legion team won Its first game in the Montreal
baseball tournament they participated last wrckead. \
The post-game award: along with a handshake from sponsor Jean Claude Ber-
hand and a kiss from a hostess'such as Natalie Luslgnan. was standard procedure
Childs Plate 1.25 In the Canadlen tournament.
: July 28 1979

i Adults Plate $2.50 ...Into Leaeue. Tournament ,'''', ''\ ,''II: I

Post 202 will open Its bid for the decide the league's representative in
North Florida American Legion Tournament the ,State American Legion Tournament
Baked Beans Cole Slaw & Roll crown after falling short in Con tap at Gainesville's Perry 6 P.M. TillBring
''J '" the race for a top two regular season Field next weekend), was yet to be ,
0 league finish Tuesday night. decided at press time but one thing'sfor
Served From 6 P.M. Till Jacksonville Poet 233 came to sure-Keystone will get another
;, Keystone Tuesday for a second place shot at Poet 233 Friday night at 6 p.m. ,
showdown and spoiled KH's bid with a In their opener. The number two and 1" 0
Bring Lawn Chairs 8-l. 8-4 sweep of the evening three league teams Square off in the 1.: Lawn ChairsT
doubleheader. That ended Post 202's first round with the second lime mat
league season at 16-12 and insured second ching Deland against qualifier I, r
place for 233. which was 17-fl In number four. Gainesville finished its t It.r" ... ."D"O"O' .. y t ,.} ':'..
cot ,
M.cui.t.- hrrI the league with; two games left year at 15-13 with a fast league finish ,) "0(140 .
miJ.j Wednesday night..Deland has clinched but had to keep Its eye on Jax. Post 4N ,
the league title with its 21-5 loop 137.which.wlllZ-121n the league with te3rpp1
;I :. rr- mark and will host the North Florida :. ?
1 : Tournament this ''weekend Friday- .0 ,. ...
\ ''. 0 0 .. e e.o.w..ari Sunday,July n 7.Uat Conrad Park inDeland more on page, 8D .',.. 0 a Via'. $

:' The fourth team (in' the double- ,
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Are Sports Roundup for Bradford and' Union'Count Iy and the'LakeRegion area ,, I

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o( Symbols: '

'-%=on* lilt In two at bal; 2B=doub// ; 38-lr/pl./ ; HR=home run; IHR-in-

tide, the park home run; RS=run cored; RBI-run batted In; BB=ba.e. on

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Keystone Sovonty-Nlnon(Lucy Butfor) 2.I Zeros 7.Snickers I (Wed) Suns !''Hulks (Tue) Zonlurs ZJ.Crackers 1 1 (Mon) Union Pop Warner

Men's Softball Pink ,...tho"(........ ,.,.....) 0-4 Zeros-Deanna 2 RS. Suns-Link Bishop 3 RS Byron Zonkers-Bowen 4 RS; Hancock and weigh In
Snickers-Jody 2 RS. Bagwell Scott Johns Wayne Patrick, Johnson, and Vampain 3 RS. Formal registrations
l.*.u.Standing*.* .!?/)1 W-l Crackers-Leaton and for'Union County Pop Warner Foot
Jill Williams) and Mitch Gray 2 RS. B.B. 3 RS.
0rIeIft (manager Robe. I ..... .... ._ Mutkateers 10- Marathons S (Wed) Gators 20 Hulks 3 (Thur) Saturdays August
W. .. ( S.T.T.) .1 of Butler City Hall on ,
Smallfry MajorThe Muskateers-Stephanie and Karen 2 Gators-Chris and 4 RS finding U6 1.09. W-l-T
Bori. !..H Jimmy ; 10 a.m. til 12 noon.
.Oren( h9) '.1 Snickers suffered their first RS. >ubble. < 4.J.I 4 and 11 from
IUI B.T. 3 will also register at the
Jeyc ( ) 3-I RS.MarathonsGary ZO"I&.". Cheerleaders
and second losses of the season last 2 RS. 4-2.1
: Bob Suns 20. Yankees (Thur) and with no weigh in
CvtMlry "( Dey) 2.2 Crock. same time place
week while the Zeros twice to 2..I
J.yc.e>Blue(J.cfc RoMgh. ) 1II. -' won Standings' .>el Tu. W-L Suns-Bart Bishop 4 RS; Boswell S. .1C01. required.A .
within distance of first 2-4.'
...* (Mil N.""l >) 1.4 move striking"2 John and B. Harrison 3 RS. birth certificate is required to

l......... ((011I.Powell) 1.4 place. Zeros 7., Yankees-David 2 RS. verify age. Registration fee for football

-3(Chuck Bullock) 0.4 MUNkat.en'.8nlcbr. 3 (Mon) Musketeers 4-7 Astros ". Reds 12(Wed) Starke, Worthington Drivers players Is $20 to pay for game
Muskateers-Karen 3 RS; Nancy Marathons Ml Place and insurance. Registaratlon
Astros-Chuck and Ricky 3 RS; at Columbia Speedway jersey
Keystone and Melissa 2 RS. Kellie Dodie. and Shane 2 RS. Local drivers took third through lee for cheerleaders is$5 to pay for In

Women's Softball Zeros 12.Muikateers 5 (Thur) Starke Reds-Lisa and Cindy 3 RS; Bart 2 fifth place in the Limited Late Model surance. Cheerleaders will make or

l-gu. tending' ...ol 7/" Wl3 Zeros-TerrI 3 RS; Stack 3 hits, 2 Smallfry MinorsIn RS. Feature race at Columbia County buy Practice their own for players and

(...._.., Vivian Dombroekl) 1-I RS; Kim and John 2 RS.MuskateersNancy a week of firsts the Suns lost their Standings as.,Tue. W-l Speedway In EllisvilJe Saturday cheerleaders will begin Monday,

Etc. (Jon Ottoon) 2.II 2 RS. first game of the season while the Suns 12-1 night July 21. Football
Caters ".2 Tom Smith of Starke third August 13. at 5:30 p.m. prac-
Astros claimed their first victory of Yankees 7-* behind winner I.J. Philman was of Bell tice will be held at the RMC field.

\rGJ(3( 00 J 'i7ft( ? a[GJt OD the Yankees-Chris year Yankees 23. Reds Simmons 13 (Tue 4) RS Aitres Keds Hulks 2-1.12 4-7" and Gainesville.Richard Springs Roger was Poindexter Elixson fourth of while Worthington of- Cheerleader nounced supper at for registration.A practice cheerleaders sites. will players be an,

David Elder Carey Hudson Mel Starke's Joe Wilson took fifth. coaches and parents will be held

138 E. Call St. Starke Fla. 964.5890 Summerlin, Bill Hamilton and Starke T-Ball A regular program is planned for Tuesday August 21, at the RMC

Jonathon Rowe 3 RS each. this Saturday night with a Spectator Training Building at 7 p.m. Details

Starke's Own Bakery Reds--Derrick Dowdy Lisa The Bubbles and Zonkers both won Race planned for intermission If will be announced at registration.All .

Tierney, Cindy Samons and Pam their games Monday to stay in first enough interest Is shown among the players and cheerleaders must

Thornton 2 RS apiece. place in the Tee-Ball League with specators to put on the show be seven years old by August 1, 1979

PEANUT BUTTER Gators IS. Astros 12 (Tue) 4-2-1 records Gates open at 4 p.m.. time trials at and not 13 years old by August 1, 1979.

Gators-Scott Duncan Chris 6:30, races at 8 p.m.Keystone Football players must weigh at least
B9C Noegel, LaCheron Perry and Brady Bubbles 25. Rascals 20 (Mon) 40 pounds .and not more than 115

COOKIES Doz. Rehberg 3 RS each.AstrosChuck Bubbles-Travis Kevin and Daniel pounds by August 31, 1979. Thirteen

Smith 3 RS; Ray 4 RS each B.B. 3 RS. year olds can play if they weigh less

Jackson, Chad Tennant and Chris Rascals-Michael. Bobbie, Melissa, Pop WarnerFlag than 95 pounds.The .
Tucker 2 RS. and Michelle 3 RS apiece. Corps Meeting Set following teams will be formed

Parents of anyone interested in the this season: Mitey Mites Ages 78. 9

Pop Warner Flag Corps being formedin and less than 75 pounds; Junior Pee

Keystone for the first time are urg- Wees Ages 89. 10 less than 85

YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THESE ed to attend a meeting set for Mon pounds; Pee Wees Ages 9,10,11,12

\ day, July 30, in the Keystone High and less than 100 pounds; and Junion

School Cafeteria at 7:30: p.m. Midget Ages 10,11,12,13 and less than

This flag corps will be open to 115 pounds.For .

GREAT OPPORTUNITIES IN LASTSUNDAY'S anyone between the ages of 8-12 yearsof additional information contact

age as of August 1, 1979.A Mike Bearden, 496-3621 or Fred Cunningham

baton corps may also be formedfor 4962456.Bradford .

the same age group if enough Interest
Is shown. A baton clinic will be
GAINESVILLE SUN scheduled for the end of August. Pop Warner

I'v For further information call Carol
Submitted by Jean Tanner
I Howard at 473-2460 or Nancy Final Registration Set

SECTONO : .: Macaulay at 4732068. The final registration for Bradford
CLASSIFIED Pop) Warner football will be held at
SUinU and Tumbling Clinic Bradford Square in front of TG&Y

: i Scheduled for AugustA from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.. July 28.
stunts and tumbling clinic has
1 There still are some openings
been set for Monday August
( on the Bradford teams so if you wantto

13-Friday August 17, In the Keystone play come out early and don't miss
Shop The Sun's Classified section High gym. out on playing. We have a limit of 30

Hours will be 6-8 p.m. according to boys per team age 713.
The cost of registration is $20 per
clinic instructor Bonnie Bean.
; boy and $5 per family. We need a copyof
for '
every clay great shopping values. lI The clinic, sponosored by the Clay your birth record to.send. to con-

County Center for Community Education ference headquarters.

and ,K.K.A. is open to anyone In-
terested in participating. A $5 per ('oachcaCheerleader Sponsor
child tuition fee is required although a The Coaches and Cheerleader
MANAGE.w.o'eeI'or elf. _v. Hairfttviittt Wanted
COPYWRITERPart Preferable' with following Attractive be for if structors for the four Bradford County -
lime. Creativity a mutt oa*tatlon. muff have oood work tuition waiver may applied
work well with poopAbuuy' to record '" _c."enl trlnoe. benefit aion eiiceiient, location. afford the fee. For further teams are as follows (coaches
work under preura 3/2-/!'*,. Including' paid vacation, profitharlno. very good you )
major I medical 'lnurLadle > information call 473-2466 or 473-2068. listed first) : Mighty Mites-Ronald
PART TIME. BOOKKEEPER. .0'Apply t '-*...'invited apply'Impe RETAIL SALESPERSON! Hildreth, Ida Sue Schmidt; Jr. Pee
for ....v.I_. Call for 'Interview.Brtno ".1011 CO. 42O' NW $39051. LEVY JUNCTION '
I r"*ume and retvrnc*%. 1504 NW 13 ST.. '0--1. NOCALLSMARKETINOMAJORS --r.: ;:: .:.... Wees-Dale ,Brow ,?.Jacqul/J.wewett;
.. ', ;" 3/)0'/''''.- MAINTENANCE PERSONFor JW,"'f'ee' Wee-RdY/Ai "': 'hbmTt3'EIL1rTda
plumtoina A carpentry repairon 'R4faI+i/51 111" 'Shannon Jr.'Mi $--Rudolph Hut-
.. get
Mobile Home Have own i.l" ;
: PART TIME LIVERY DRMRS tool, reference At 3 to S veartMperlence. -TII''A cheson Jean Tanner.
AAutt hav own car Apply' after 9 .Call 3//-246 JJ veer old Corporation, now
IRAVbLAGENTt pm at MB W Untverly Ave hiring. full time or pert time position .. I This Is the third year of Pop Warner
Earn UOO: totlMper week. -
npir>encfi or tchool trained *
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPTCREHperlenced football in Bradford County It is a
aut> ants only will l>* conldcrgd Opportunities' evelleble tar dvencemenl. -
C iM 3/6 44* CAREER OPPORTUNITY professional. wanted Cell Levltln 17e-O02. The rate for most major for the benefit of the
Leading *'f. and health 'lnt rnce for wee*end or evening. con. crimes ;in the U.S. declinedin game operated
Company now Interwlewlnafor lonment work Must have own kids who play and enjoy it, and for the
i .. .
NEW #. fc. t t%, Otfic* open. out vide tale, and collection equipment. ol I TO role caliber nd LEGAL SECRETARYTo recent years. Some of the
Ins Nfrec reliable hash caliber cheerleaders who lead the cheers
position Hcellent' ttartlnoIncome assist In
ftingie practitioner
700 watt second*rating electronic
ro.l est.l l. u..*o.c pl'. EnD.rlrne with ..,... 'Income: potential fla. "h. Good pay. InlevlewlngTue busy office immediate opening. t decrease may bp due to the
I' < .d Call. Mary Moeller, No .........anc. ......-d. Call *. July 24th. 1 6 Call torappointment ,alary to si I.OOO year. \' "V-/:0 effort of a San Francisco throughout the game.
ttfcAl ,o.. 36441I9M 3M 74O4 fof appointment Olan Mill. 3/6-TV*t Phone: 3/6-lQll." Oday. ,tti3t(:. t J-,"" The adults come second although
/ ',h. ": ,,' jewelry store : it hat n without the volunteer parents Pop
I" ,,;.. ":. tarantula' and a san) noting Warner would not exist. The wise
-- ( .',1 "this area is
I'L patrolled by u
I ,IW/TOVCTACEIICAQT MOB I>, jeep jo coach or cheerleader instructor is one
1914 :
;;. tat.1.t\'J .
S itwed, air. AM/FM "..eo. CB Overdriv Good mileaoe. Good cylinder. Warn hubs <'It' who understands the great trust placed
with antenna While over blue contlll''..... "'.000 mil. % 8OO 47.000 mile*,oood condition' (V .; .:.
VOOOmlle *4.."M> 3/3."10. Call ,315 646J after 4 o m. .7_ 49* Met *;S ,*,v, 3 in him or her by the community at

Oft whit., new loo.rubber. '*,9 VW BUG. Tan, automatic, Red end white.. hort base. fc ",
%eai*. All power, air.. metal sun roof radio' heater, Air power tteerlno."f.'r :wheel: >vt. ; 4
Clawc saooo Call .*. "SJI. '99>. 311 at9COLLECTORS rear lldlna window, new tire .r\: Coaches Clinic July 28

19/7 f-OKD MUSTANG 'left OLDS IIHolld.v 47 Imoo 190$or Priced. /../e.302-t7O MOOD' Phone" :: ,'.of J '".' BRASINGTON There will be a Coaches Clinic spon-
Air conditioned, automatic ra Coupe Engine' run Mi I. Conferenceat
Clay County
( by
dio. Com -
ropfi ftKcellent condl 0'"'. needs brake Por retlorelion. '79 L6MAN5.' 2 door herd top, I 'rCold ,
Ion S 'OT. C.j'l 3elui.t '. Middleburg's Omega Field Saturday
vw BUS vrv *79S. Call 3/e 4139. elr. Must Mil newt Cash Sales & Service
r Hcvllvnt condition A/:. new t / MCNTI CA" SANS jri.5591 July 28. from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.Coachl's .
AM/FM ca.,.lt* new pain teerlnr A Srake.. New ."... /O FORD. LTD. VB 4 door, oood ItlS OOOOe DART a door. r- Fine Srlectiitn Of Hard from Park
Reseda. Qrtt JA.OOO ml. 49OO or trmvnNon air. A Condition air power *teerlngtorake < Orange High
turn Mown fb tdke water pump. *, automatic Asking 1/50 cu'om. power .1.00 and Ii'y' Can Taken On
over tMi Mo. MUSI 5d E$10n ; ;
) 3/6tliyeve' broke, air JS.ooomll"OOOor: School and the surrounding area will
paym.di Adler JO. 3/4 9O6H % 3/J 9U2 !StudentCHEVY .
best 0..... 4a 3/e.. I-S only Ouli1 Tnulft be conducting the clinic on rules and
/l JAVII IN. automatic, air 19)2) CMC :*ION NOVA ..*., Good runnlng 1945 OLDS CUTLASS oood enolne. ''' ,' 2001N.W.3375301
4A.M10 mtlc Mint condition. PICKUP TRUCK condition.' Some tips of coaching. Coaches from Bradford
bodv work .
deed Ill(Ml nodoliatfle. 1/06734 $luwttti Call With 3/7 I.I..>..J9..,..ales.,140Q.4 pm needed. Must Call I3836 sell Priced Vtoo or briko J/r'Immaculate IM1 5350"eve. Jim' Student Interior 4V5-IMS, dev new ,.,.,i''-JI..."i..' _.. UAI.NKSVir.LE: are urged to attend the meeting


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I JS. Beni'tlfullake* provide excel- Architecturally designed' Cu.. :" ;, li
n* lifting, il.llno. a>vwlmmlng torn built contemporary 4 ',Y
/7. a..... vootied lose have '00.-..... bath on professional *B.J:; ;
lake "onl..... located 4 S mile wooded lot. 2239 *q. ft CedareHlerlor '
!Sfc of Hawthorne Call 451.3416 Living' dining. family, I '-, '

LAURENTIEM tOG HOMES breakfast' *. Large laundry deck room privacy, fireplac ; The largest pearl known l Is two inches long and four Inches
TO arre* ,14, acre* cmtel Bermuda ,......... 60 yr old Scandanavlandeion. 1 fence 3 car garage, greenhouse.EMtremeiy .. 'r' around and about three
'fenced laroe Iree, double. A Strong durable. _'''''. energy efficient.mOOO 3 weighs ounces.DON' .
inoie trailer, fenced Wrds. ..ltlc.enl.lm.'o'.n.neoIAN"OHD. Call 3/3 10/9
otrden, barn Hawte 467 29/7 N. :sIMMONS
I AKE LOTS North wood West
AND ACREAGE! Immaculate' 3 BR, 2 bath 1910oj.
LIKE TREES ft healed 679 Ia ft. garage.
In Keytone He Picture yourself on 9 plea' acre Wood deck, private back yard 0assumable
CLYOfc.NE ..LTOH.W. JAM SIMPSON 34 hro.t n"CO. of beautiful giant. oak tree*. ** morf *..,...> 4619. : TENN'ANT
..*.... KeyMone. 4/3 46. > Fenced Hose and crovkfenced barn aromapen 2 .... Ib.'h NW J9 ?err 3114211., 396969BR. School of Real Estate Inc.

COOKING' IS FUN IN HUGE VI.000. Call today, wm M Hall 1 I 1.11'ENSEIt:: : ItV TIIK ,,'I.OHm.O.lUJ OF ItK.U KSTATKUIIOfferThp :
kitchen of fhl 3 ..... bath home Rnalty of C'vllle REALTORS, BATH.Garaoe :
for *ale. by owner. Den with fire 3/1 "TOMGfcTOUTOh ft breeze way. Nice' yard. .
place' rluded bv wood.fenced Corner lot loll East Univ Ave
bark ".,d. c....*. to everything TOWN' !In._. Phone 3/2 41792NOMUNITS J JI I HOUR POST LICENSING: : EDUCATION COCRSKAT :
.... .. .
.SOI) Come daily. 36pm.26U1 But not too far Beaiitilul 2' i lo 6
..v .OWNkR. : NW.. hve: KimteA" Nk 2lh SI acre Payne loIS at Prairie_"" lust 5outhof to THE MASONIC HALL

bath ie''" uenc.Carp/.; brick: double SACRIPICEfhum. w.. ..... 4mM 3 B.... 9 $7VOOO. 1 down.blocks I BH.tram. I a UP...lh 2 ua.BR Sn. I .balls'.l. KEYSTONE HEIGHTS FLA.IIOlltS .
rent ..sea/Tar. .:: bath cent air/heal, appliance* Quality Realty ot O'vtllo, Inc.HfeALTOMS en/fence '.9. OO Owner, '
"uuh' "" ": t acre MUM .... price n.ootia. finance Don E. I : ft TO IOP.M; FIUD.l'G.. 10
rnwnerinan.nd 555 900 1/71160. bio' 50124W0 Terr. 3O3i 3/2 44I ManorREAL
fOH 3f109030r57S4951pmPIONI'kf 9 TO n>)I.S.Tl'RD.l'.11

I r ''' j. ITOSPM-SUNDAVAUGIZ -,<;' .

PHONE MATE, Atwering Machine iX 110 Mo rKI'.y.Antlooo .
with remote. ...It.n used v'"O Advent Speakers. 17" INSTRUCTOR GENE REESEThis
only 3 ..month. $700arm, e..vl". "OO..h 3136411
C all 3/3 M69 after 6PM .
timing. Room Slox''' MINOLTA SRT 'IOI' with fit /. wlIK mirror t:.c./llonl conflltlon is the Board.of Real Estate before
/ OH &ALfe : I AHCb GRASSER St l Ml V.utter TOO mm and 71 mm sn0 or make Otter. Cell .11. 6 course required by
J ....w", Anfiuiw white finish Icn-vos vso each Critic 13. mm par, 313 asec renewal of all active Broker and Salesperson licenses. Persons with
.SO Call 3/7 Hi I after >o m. lenv %*t viyitar 72 flash) tTQ' '
," .? Vmpack. 411 w\lO battery pack FOJJSUStkR1. Fin condl last names beginning with the letters "T" thru "Z" must renew
ORIENTAL RUO. M 9 hand VW vivitar I7on tripodm CloseIHI
i' 'fliJ', '. ..'...... Indian Beautiful* Chinese .set %7S" Gartuot bag. "IO 1/6 hat. 510 3" 591. their license by September 1979. Proof of completion of a course
'tn i in, var/hban0S.5400 >, 6J9.utter V/ actor SPM .ltid"nt MAYTAO WAUHFH: .C c.ll llcoiirlilion.
such this
must application.
r. 6 un Speed Queen accompany
SOFA A LOVE SfeAT LlQhlnrcrn
'. IV STAND .n.&.. TIKE new, print, very oood condition.S12) drypr' with). t/l ulometic Call 3/1 991"cycleetectric '
Brown 49 pteaw call 3/1 34O9Bt both. Call 3/2 67/4 Those with last names beginning with "A" thru "S" may also at.

? DMOOMSfcTS tI teach RIDING' LAWN MOW R"oict KA'TO Hoiooini. i tend this session and will be issued certificate valid for
C'ouchilOO Otnlno room*c/ *'100Ootk 2 rtiotith old' 34 inch cut II HP door. '''0.'.'. I,."..,. Good a their next
WATReDNO punCp1 with 6 rtr 4wr I"/V Brififtv and Stration engine candhon' ***. Call alter S pm license renewal.
f. lures 811 [61IS _____ 476O any time Call 3/1 HW 405 9166
t lJ


v complete 12 hours of continuing education for each year they are

inactive (effective July 1. 1979). This course will fulfill that requirement

and keep you'up-Iodate on changes in the real estate profession -

I From' One To Another. each year.
Century-Old Newspaper
\ For reservations call GENE REESE 473.7031.9AM till 5PM;

47J.326SPvenings: and Weekends.


t. ; :tl1' ,;: DON:TENNANT'' r ;f' .
Y ., School of Real Estate Inc. .

Need more information? '701 S. RIdgewood Ave.

itt e u Daytona Beach. Fla 32014
Interested in placing a classified?
Call Collect 904Z535244r"
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jCall 1-372-4222 .. .IJr2or.dV1.15! <'. '"

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SAW SHOP Complete THE w -- .. .. -tilt' JJ ATTiMTtONj Trotfr, rorole.. fiOHfY po .ALEi Will ;
harpnlng. vlc.. circular MOWII CLINIC- Small ._._-- perfect for. ttVfffH.fl'4MMlHk| W ..."...' .Ps. %...,.... .

hand carbide chain engine lawn mower end* all repaired type* Including of . ." ." ., ,,' .take. lot. Make offer. PWw* 7/1.__11' />> "
mower blade hollow .. .7tOI. I*) 7/26 \
ground I-
and balanced leave at don raanably.raborlng Henry Work I ;14'n,WA Nt; : ,W1Nn 0 -I: I) ) f ; ;.fYR iRF.'N'l' ;I )USCE'lll,8t.OU.$ AHIA NAYs Arfontlna Sfe .Mrt All .Mn*, hog \.:I

jackson Building Supply. Srowder, I -4 wit*. welded wta*. barbwIre
964-9760. 6/21 .. .. highly fertilised. Phone
.. free
Stark or Key(ton* Ht*. tfchg. wood chain Nk
TFchg L.'.N./'It 3.11 thlft. Apply GOOD PRICES PAID... used MOB4.I HOMES. Why pay MIMOSA MANOR mobile FREE KITTENSi to good 964-0071, TFthg .tlmeie*. MANNING

AUTO REPAIR and appliance between I ..m. and 4 p.m. mobile ham. If mortgage I Is mar? Buy direct from factory home park mobile hornet ham*. Meetly' long-nalr. TROLLING MOTORl Wan *tPlagly FINd CO. 479-4M3..
RSPAIRSi REMODELING.New IUILDING. Guaranteed work. Anytime day or night. Stark Nursing 3/4 paid or more. OLIN'S large election of 24 and spaces for rent Phone white wttti gray Pr lon,. Wlggly. Never used, Kay..... TFcfsgALUMINUM 'L
kitchen work. 9646220. 7/19 2tchg' MOBILE HOME SALES I". 12 wide COMMUNITY 4682912. 3/22 Phone 904-7743. ttpd 7/26
TFchgKITCHENSTTESi still In package. SAO or bolt '
bath. ...
family room Brick reasonable rat Phone 7/26 964-9606. Open 7 day MOBILE HOMES SALES. US offer Phone 964-6116 alter Pl.ATU.Ied, /
block. concrete. FIr.ploc..p.clohsts. 964- 314. 7/12 Stchg 7/26 301 North.Open 9 to du.". I 2358x36"
Grlffl WAITRESS WANTEDI Apply.In weekly. TFchgWANTEOt One BR4Ka DOG NUDS HOMEi Owner 6 p.m. If pdU newspaper plot*
Hdrnes to 6 Sundy. Ph frr. 0ment pool TV AC moving North. I year old. 29 cents _ch. ,
tlon. Phon 473-2108 or LAWNSf MOWED anytime. peran. Mobil. home axle 964.1741. TFchg ut$"mM Included. Totally port-terrier, ha all shots. FT. CHICKMATt boat BRADFORD COUNT I
473-2578. ReaionoM .. Restaurant Lowtey. Itchg
TFchgBRADFORD rot. Phone 7/26 and tire*. Will pick up. furnished.. W*<.eUy. monthly Block, white feel and throat. with 11S Johnson motor and TELEGRAPH, 964-4M3. .
964-8314. 7/184tchcj 726Will OlIN'S MOBILE HOME TWO HOMES ON CORNER rot. TEMPLE" MCQEL., 880 .Phone 9647793. Itchg 7/26 Gator trailer. S2.900. Ph0SI f.l I

SEPTIC TANK I Will BUY hond-quilted SALES. 964.5606. Open 7 LOTS In dry: : both completely N. Temple Av*., '339**. '0., ... '( 782-3768 *fore 8 p.m. ItPA ROUND ALE" OP
SERVICEi Bradford redden DO lABYSrmNO In my Aullt The week.' furnished. Wall to wallcarpet. Phone' "HAViFre 19 each, BO !
top may b* put day a TFchg 9647357.28 91)M 7/26 Cvl. f
tlol pump-out, $' 5. Com. Country horn* onytlm day i0T .th<>r by sewing AC,,. patio. built-in 7/26 f ta"l, 'Uti'it.,, ; Wood Brooder, $10 each i
merclal and Induitrlal. Fully or night. TLC. Phone moch5>:' .*bon collect. TOP CASH PRICE PAID for BBQ .concrete drive. Both I.. ... n. _. _" "". LOT on SW corner of Church: on* or oil Phone 782-3140.
llcenied. Phono 9648121. 964-831".7/12 3tchg 7/26 1, "6-466_ ? ./2 coins, iterllng dental gold' home. 'for' $27,000 or equityof ROOM FOR RENT Furnished I97B CHIVY SUVfRADOl and South Street with foundation TFchg i
TFchg '- ring, GF crap jewelry, $12,900. and assume martgeg. bedroom In 4 BR
NOTICE All 'I large fully loaded and 65 SoaKing and floor. S3.5OO.
equipment left .. See at 313
1 chain, optical frame home In kitchen FORECLOSURE PHOPMTYt
country boat and 49 HP motor, all Phone 12897414. Itpd 7/26
TRAILER look over 30 day after repaired I CLASSIFIED AD Term
watch band, etc. Phone J. WashIngton; privileges SlOO/month Including Commercial and residential.
I Both excellent
Ilka a homo. Remodeling will b* cold snr part, labor k Deadline for Insertion R. available. 6/28 TFchg extra In
964-62SO. Inside of
Bulllngton utilities City Hampton.
phone HUGE GARAGE SAUl Saturday
condition. Bu palr for$6500 -
addition, crend porch. and iroraaev JOE'S SAW I '
[Tuesday noon preceding 'TFcbgI Federal' .
washer. Phone' 4682515. .. 1205 St. Guaranty
tell Phone only Blooding
or eoparw. ,
to your horn .pr trailer. SHOP 964-S580. 7/12 4tchg I Thursday before puMice.lbs. I I COUNTRY LIVING at Tfchg Phone 964-5000. 6/28
473-7013. 7/12 7/26 Phone 9647240. Sawing
'au I'* Framing. Fr. ranchette with 3thg
8BIWINO I, machine, Havlland china: TFchg
..tlmat... Call anytlmo, MACHINES ( [Minimum cherga" $2.50. and radiator Paying top 3.450 eq. ft. 5 BR. 2 bath WAREHOUSE OARAOEl 1978 FORD fM *. vacuum cleaner, furniture
Phon 9648015. TFchg REPAIREDt All makes cleaned (Caver IS Words). I price. Will pick up. Phone frame home. Living dining. SlOO/month with offlc Heavy duty 1/2 tort; excellent >.b..Item*. much mar. Itpd FOLEY SAW SHARPENER. and
oiled and odu| .ted. $10. Each: ward ever ISI > 7823762. TFchg and family room*. fireplace Phone 964-at 12 or 964-9261! condition .... Mt ha been used very li>-
BIRCHV IPM. ,..t Control Work guaranteed. James | I I. 10 cent plus form bldg.. Free garbage TFchg *:regular ,many acrlflce option tie JOr SAW SHOP, Phone

lervlcei of PI*. The March I I. Strickland corner Morgan 4 Not responsible for error] I I WILL BUY JUNK CARS and service. and street $...SCO. Phone gas 489-1879 or WtLCM'SMBa, Pinto, very 964.7580,7/19 4tch9 89IOIG
On To Rid Your Horn of Rd. and Hwy 16. TFchg ( when gIven| ever the phone I truck Call Warren light. Convenient. fa Stark. SMALL TWO BEDROOM 48.1541,7/1' 2tchg 7/26 pretty root gntl Just

Nuisance P.sts. Call ALCOHOLICSANONYMOUSI j *r when copy I I. net typedhttoeice. < | 964-7371. TFchg HERITAGE REALTY. Phone house, unfurnished, turned 4. Make good barrel METAL utility tiled.
964-5534. 6/21 TFN Phone 'I )and 3772810. Golnetvlll 7/5 available August 1. 1974 DATSUNi extra nice hor*.. $125. With tack brand now, $MO or boil of-

964-5148 or 9646582. I 4tchg 7/26 29/month, first and last 2195. AT. AC. CB. AM/FM. $175. GERMAN SHEPHERDPUP for Phone 9o4- 362. 7/19
TFchg 1974 MOBIL HOMES 12x72 month' rant and damage ADAMS AUTO SALES, : 9 mot. old, beautiful 2tchg 726GARAGE :

-- ---.,.... .. Ii --' central heal air, deposit In advance. Phone Keyston 4734470. Itchg marking, black/tan will
.._. refrigerator stove, 3 BR, I 473-3246 after 6 p.m. 7/12 7/26 make good watchdog, vary AND MOVING :
; R OHAt'.; ;" :::' : 1/2 bath, lawtey. No down 3lchg 726KINGSLEY '- alert. $30 or best offer. SALEs :3'_iii.*. July 27. 28
iffCUSTOM A ';' ...",'""\ I Union County ft da llliliMAINES 1 payment take aver 1976 CHEVY PICKUPs 6 .Phone 964-8670. Itchg 7/26 29 Friday, Saturday, Sun t'

.$' ..,. .. : : payment Phone LAKE APTI One cylinder standard shift. day. 9:30 until Children'sand .

I .,. .,... ...- ".."" ,.... co' .. ....,. 1-309-349-5218. 7/26 2tchg BR. living room, sun room, $2,993. ADAMS AUTO SEARS PI..IT ANDING adults clorhot, all .(/1..;
MAD : :' : 0'1 8/2 '.' electric kitchen tiled both, SALES, Keystone, 473-4470. double oven and rang, canning |or s. bedspread
DRAPERIESiFr. ..tlmot... ,. ,f"I'fH' ) I lIB] INSURANCE AGENCY GENTLEMAN'S FARMs oil heat furnished; yearly Itchg 7/26 avocado, $ 85. SEARS 17.1 drop**, solid oak chair*. I
Local distributor for completely .> ".. "' ''' .' h,.". .n.. ...." t 160 S. Lake Av*" Lake Cuitom-bullt mobile home rental dock and lake cu. ft. Frotl.*refrigerator leather purses. ceilIng
washable nationally Butler' 4963978. Complete on five acre*, two-car privilege, reference re- 1976 PINTOs, AT, AC, clean. $50. Phone 1373.2296 after paint. Much mora. 1034
advertised Gard..". HAY FOR SALEi Just cut; '.FACTORY fresh, factory Insurance Service. TFN garage and barn, fenced quired. Phone 333-2952. $2,599. ADAMS AUTO S p.m., Ernl. 7/26 4tchg Soulhgate Or. Go to Brad' I
Draperies. SAW Enterprise Coastal Bermuda Hoy; ealed, new LP stereo and cro.-fnced .pO.tur.. 7/19 2tpd 7/26 SALES. Kyton 4734470. 8/16 ford Ho4pltal. turn right on .
Ed or Lama Stephen. highly fer till red. $1.50 per album.. Assorted Rock, pop EVERYONE IS INSURASlEi on llmerock 'road. Phone Itchg 7/26 Colloy Rd.. turn loft on ;
496-2219. 3/1 TFN. bale at the barn. Near Worthington and Soul. $10 plus $1 handl. Immediate coverage by 782-3056 Lawtey. 7/19 2tpd ONI HOUSEKEEPINGROOM MIC-A-BKAC SHOP Just Southgote .Dr. Will have '
Spring. 496-3859, ing and shipping. Send cash phone. JOE USHER 7/26 AC; one sleeping 1975 DODOS CUSTOM VANs opening. Hwy 21 North of ilgni. Itpd 726LIVESTOCK.

CLARKES SAW SHOPs Complete 5/24 TFN check or money order to AGENCV496-2I26 or THREE BEDROOM, two bath, roam very low price, AC; Many extras good gas Keystone Ht*. Ceromlei
sharpening service. Record Unlimited. ".0.10. 496-2903.TFN brick ranch In Southgat UNDERWOOD MOTEL. US mileage 2900. Phone plaquet doll. Indian I bred gill I i
hand. circular. mower BRICK, HOMEi3 bedroom, I 1945 Rockford III 61110. lubdlvUlon. Large lot. 301 4 miles North of Starke. 964.8969.7/26 2tchg 8/2 Jewelry, other (torn*. Phone bred yew, both bed to York I
blade*. chain law. Leave at 1/2 bath In City on rJce 100 percent money back ClassifiedAds Under 30000. Phone TFchg "73.7042.7/26 TFchg boar. S25O for both. Phone i
Crew Building Supply. Lak* shaded los.DOUSLEWIDI. guarantee If returned In 10 964-9061. Itchg 7/26 1948 NOVA RACE CARl 964-8846 altar S p.m. Itpd :

Butl.r, 7/3 TFN. MOBILE day If seal I I. not broken. I Get THREE BEDROOM. 2 'lull MODERN FURNISHED APTI 1 chrome molley frame. double SIBERIAN HUSKYl 1 1/2 7I26. i iI
HOMEiS bedroom 2 bath; 7/19 4tchg 8/9. ,. One Bedroom wall-to.woll roll' cog, mall' block year old female. $50. '
bath. nice,SR I6West.
USE THI LAUNDRAMAT at located on choice lot In LakeButler. ResultsIOSTIULL000iWhlte 9646974. carpet AC ample private Chevy. Trade or ell. Phone Phone 9647327. Itchg 7/26 I/I ACM LOTs 1 mile
Acre. Phone paved parking In rear. 24 hr. West of Hampton!lotto on SR
Hwy.l00byth.Hondy.Way.W. Owner will finance.FRAME PIANO IN STORAGE. .. .,.. .. 7/26 468-2099. 7/26 2tpd 8/2, I.
have a wash dry. fold HOMEi3 bedroom. 1 Beautiful Spinet-console .' < .., .."",,, $29.900 term Itchg security lighting. Modern PFLIUOtR TROLLING 18. By _1'1.'. $500 down.

service: .25 p.r lb. Attendant 1/2 bath In' subdivision.Near stored locally. Reported like ;[ .s .l" DU'b\\ THRU BEDROOM em.larg.' electric kitchen Phone 197 PLYMOUTH MOTORs Modal 140 3 Phone 468-18S3. 7/26. 2tpd
on duty. TFN school. new. Responsible l 964.8394 after 9 p.m. No. Four new radial Run peed, bow mounted ,loot 8/2
party con
Maine Real Estate,Realtor. take an low .. .\ "., .". bath utility room carport. childr. or pel. NOT A great. $573 or trade. Phone controlled. Excellent condition. .
SEPTIC. TANK AND GREASE 4963978SPACIOUS Writ before paymentbalance fireplace on two ocrei. MOTEL. 7119 2tchg 7/26 4682099. Itpd 7/26 $100 firm. Phono SNAPPER LAWN MOWER

TRAP cleanouts. N.w tin.*. send truck. w.* $33.500. On Morgan Rd. ." ." ., 964-5618. Itpd 7/26 completely rdon HSO or
Joplin Piano. P. mole, with brindle Phone 964-7377. 7/26 2tchg
spots bt
APARTMENTS like offer Phone 4682099.
reasonable. Jo. Foray th. HOMEs 3 O. new '
: 3064, Roma
4311022. All business ap bedroom 2. bath on well 30161. Itpd 7/26. back and over left eye. 8/2 Toward carpeted AC. heat, fenced i t :':nn, TRAVEL TRAILERs 20 ft., Itpd 7/26
Weigh about 73 Ib*. Call ROAD 16 EAST
preciated. 3/31 TFN landscaped on. acre lot; yard, kitchen appliance ',. "., : ':''- t .",'; deluxe model fully equip.
496-2293 496-3401. Lake. 1 1,440
or Itchg Klngdey acre .
furnished children NEW KIRSrt rebuilt KI,
control heat/air no no ped. Phone 964-6201. Itpd
; fireplace; 1964 FORD PICKUP.
REDUCE safe and fast with cedar closet. Eat In kitchen. condition $400.292.Phone Fair .q. ft.. concrete block. 'full animal $200 securitydeposit. CHAIN LINK PENCE 7/26 by'*. used Klrby'l. Overtockod. .

GoB... Tablet' and E.Vap Lot of extras. Call W. S. 4311348. Itchg 7/26 726.HOUSEBOAT air carpet 1.050 down $175 monthly In ad material Do it yourself and Hoovers, Eureka,
"wat.r plIs." Available at River. owner 496-2241. and 1 low monthly payment vance. By oppt only. Phone save. Installation available TRAMPOLINE New, round Electrolux. Mutt sell!!. Moving .
Andrew Drugs 225 W. 6/28 TFN. If you qualify Call Bob Har. 964-7444 or 964.5070. Itpd Free estimate HandyMon list $399.99 sole $319.95. to nw location. Export
Main Street Lok. Butl.r. old. lock. 26 Ft. Yukon Delta with! rl*. 964-9533. Itchg 7/26 7/26 Fence Co. 964-8359. TFchg 8x12 list $399.95. sole repair.*rvlc*. :3 miles Northof

7119 2'pd7/26. NEW LP RECORDSiStereo, Call From'ogl.t.r.d Debris Conner. trailer excellent condition. TARKEi SR 16.4 mile West $249.95. Pone) 1-778-3227, Stark US 301. 7/12 4lchg

major label. major artist, 496-2281 or 4311090. Itchg 115 hp Mercury motor. Sell toward prlcon. Corner lot. I FUCNISHEQ ONI BEDROOM WATSON'S HOUSE OP Jox TFchg 8/2
WILL IAIYSIT In my homo factory fresh factory seal 7/26. contained stove and full acre, 3 BR. 2 bath apartment AC $100 month. VACUUMS Many brand ol 4
anytima. Hot meal.. Call ed. 50 cent to 20 cent to refrigerator, Sleep 4. Call fireplace great room, completely Phone 964-6201. Itpd.7/26 new ..vacuum. Used. SPKIAL PRICISi on nursery 2 1/2 YEAR OLD YORK
496-3568. Itchg 7/26 volume buyers. Writ.: P.O. 2 FUEL TANKSiSOO gal. 1-964-58e or see at Captain carpeted AC. Only' : J.machine: available.' Part 'stock:1Aialea); *.. gal. can," OAR, S17S. Phone
Box 194S Rockford, III. each. Include pump.Call joe's Marina In. East $1l5odowri and $21 S mon' TWO BEDROOM ..p rOt. O''h fo!':;.'OIl 11.SQ"each" 19"-24"! Fruit 964.7321.7/12 2tchg 7/19
61110.) 7/19 4tchg 8/9. 496.2126 or 496-2903. Itchg Palatka. thly If you qualify. Call Bob dining room, living roonn: 7voeuutfl'tyt.mt14Od"NW "\"*.*/ Boxwood ''10"-15"
"'-' 7/26 HarriS. 964.5533. Itchg 7/26 large den. fen k' :: ; ; REG./-APPALOOSA FILLYiOn yard, $175/] mont...- .and,-*... : roses on Flo. root .."",:k .. ,WATERS
.IJ) -'IE. LA- ;.. .....:.,..". ,,, $5.50 and $6.99. Shade! *
1. ," \..... year old, SJ5O. Black damage depotlt, \, r' .w RIUD02.I1G
j ., ... '. ... quarterherae mar. $600. references. Phone 964-7972 DO DROP IN target,* Houses lr**.. hedge plants, "
Seven years old. Call KiysthnT Area Ads Itpd 7/26 US.30-,''outv! Wo buy and camellia, pot plant, hangIng Bulldozer Work
2 BR TRAILERFurnishd or 4962293. I Ichg 7/26 sell used furniture. Phone basket, and many .
unfurnished on shaded lot. UNLIMITED CASHt Apartment LAKE LOTS FOR $ALE| WORK ;WANTED Haute TWO AND THREE BEDROOM 964.67407"! "ta 5Mon..ThurI" more. O. C. CARNES Large or Small

Water and .w.r furnished. CATTLE FOR SALEilOO headof Motel, Warehouie Keystone Height repair roof repair, barn mobile home*. Rental with' 9 to 6 FrI, and NURSERY 'SRIOO at *Lard Flit
$100 mo. Call 4963907. 7/26 h.lf.,.. Cross bred to office Building, .ct. Beautifully wooded lots On built. painting room additions option to buy. Inquire at office Sat. 3/1 TEchgNEWSPAPER Florahom. 23 miles SE of

TFN. Angus bull. Call 496-2126 or $2OO.OOO/No Maximum.. clear land bottom lake. screen porches ect. White' Mobil. Homes, Stark. Phone 659-2165. PondsWILBUR
4962903. I Itchg 726CORREqlONAL come Property $100,000 up. Good term or discount for reasonable price. Call Mikeat 'Hwy. 16 and 225. 7/26 4tpd ROLL TFch '
MOBILE HOME: 2 bedroom Form/Ranch Real Estate cash. to 5 acre with nice 473-2803. tfnchg 6/28 8/16 ENDS.:Several available, -- 11IPANEUHG WATERS

1 bath; furnished or unfurnished $50,000/No Maximum tree overlooking lake from various length all either I MtMlMO
with one-half ocr. of New FOR RENTs bedroom cot. TWO BEDROOM apartment: I 19" or 30" wide Good for I
Equlp/Mach. ,
land and bill No I $3,500 $300 down.50 apply 0t To-Rena Molel 301 children to color on. table W. MaaMM M .SMM.
water paid. OFFICER unfurnished' except I
$25,000/No Used COMm.rcla'-lo' toga I
Maximum. month. CENTER
children or pet. $125 per on Have and refrldgerator N. Temple/ Slarke. 7/26 caver/ etc. BRADFORD ; ....8121 lu.
70 Ethel Batchelder
Appr. SR-21 North available.
month with one month In Stole Career Service 90.00 per month plus TFchg 'COUNTY TELEGRAPH 135 ,844941 Horn
Rl. 2 Box 409. Keystone Owner-Salesman. 473-4373. Paneling Molding
advance. Call 496-2308.6/21 Position In an all mole In utilities. First and lost month W. Call. Stark. TF II
Heights Fla. 32656. lie. 2/22 tfnchg. PALMS APARTMENTSi Furnished .
TFN. childrenor Kitchen Cabinets
stitute. Qualifications In. and$50 deposit. No |
Mortg. Broker 904-473-2583 efficiencies and I BR
elude 18 year of eg*. high pets. 473-3433 8.30-10:00: : Counter Tops
school diploma or Florida ItperMon. 7/l2tfn $ ACRSSt on 214 near a.m. or p.m. and all day apt., weekly or monthly SILVER QUEEN I I NeedTV
SWEET CORN Vanities ,
REGISTERGAS GED equivalent; Keystone Height $300 Sunday. Itpd 7/26 NEW FURNISHED STUDIOS.
character ,Joad CASH FOR GOLD Sterling down, $89,81 per month. monthly only. 2313 N. Tern. 12.90/ p.r bushel' I FREE II

AND OIL passage of slote exam. Jewelry diamond, coin, Phone "73- 058 or 473-4367 FOR SALEiHome 'for sale on pIe Stark*. TFchg W*pick d.ilyWslnwvlgltt I Repair?

SOl S. n...... S t. Salary rang, dental' gold. Will visit your after 6 p.m.3/29 tfnchg quiet lake, 3BR, and 2 bath Farm | ESTIMATES I
$9082.1 1.901 annually; 40 home anywhere. Mr Rltt- cedar aiding, fireplace.deck 2 miles last of Stark USED TVs For Sale
,&4-$1.' hour shift work week. An man. 475-1069.2/1 I tfnchg' : NEW MOBILE HOME R.V. lot- 111 by 217 by 70 en IR 16 VAUGHN-JOHNSON !

Equal Opportunity PARTS STORE. alto by 213 473.3323 re.., Guaranteed
LP Bottles Employ.r/Afflrmatly. Ac' Whirlpool CE, RCA part.. 473-4926 office. Itchg 7/26 WS CHEVY WAGON i co. B
A lIon, Employer OFT approved WHEELERS betweenKeyfoneMelroe. PHOTDGRAPHERWeddIngs DAUBER'S Inc
Motor Homes Filled 'for veteranS.Interested SAVE GAS: INVITATION TO BIDs One Two deer model lImited I 140 S. Thompson Si I ,

persons Have Your Car 4752401. tfnchg 4/19. Ford dump truck. May be Inspected production series. (this Is I Int Portraits fi Phone .
Named). $2.100 er ; I Old Coca Cole' Plant
should P.rlOnn.l.Union .
WasftstlsrWTlrai. WSNIIESI apply to Electrically Tuned Up at city yard. Monday best off.... .Phone. .....n01J AnnJ'lers.leaioe | 964-7923 i
Correctional In.
FOR MNTi2 Bedroom through Friday. 7:00: ask far Johnny. or 471-700$] 064-5711
.. P. O. Box 221. By An Expert. This mobile hom..Marrled cou- o.m. to 3:30: p.m. All bid.' after. 6 p.m. Irpd 7/2* I : Sip 9S4-S14E ___

T.*.. call Raiford.9044311212.Florida 32083.7/26 or Week's Special. '19'., ple. Waiher.dryer.A/C, garbage must be sealed and properlyi I Alter C'Joo' P H. i I\IIIJif\ IBB&91 ,
Sd.rin marked a* cealed bid. Bid
and furnished -
2tchg 8/2: Includes And .
will be received until :
no pet. $160 plus $50 open ,
Labor. 24 Hour security. Behind Western Ing time. Regular Council
10. 1979 at ,.1
Meeting Madame
Auto on SR-21B, Call
Service. 100 Pet. 7:30 p.m., 'Municipal
475-1548.. 5/31 tin,
Blwlldlng. The city of f.
LIPIEROCK Guaranteed. FRIEiPleose adopt me I'm Keystone ,Height reserves Palmist- tEi 21 '
Phone 9648314. gray, male, and a seven the right to reject any and. '- : r
week old kitten. 4751310. all bids. 4tchg 7/12 PsychlcAdvsor .' -

20 Yard Semi Loads Only Itchg 7/26 FOR SALEs 1974 Dodge Dart will read your entire life Advises" on fl' SHOWCASE, PROI>'ERT"': INC.
FOR MNTtCabln In country slant 6 motor a/c, $1100 .11 .affair of life such .* Love Courtship:f P.O. BOX 1338 -..V! \V ri

For Driveways & Roads .WerHDrinirig' 2 bedroom. kitchen furnish firm.. 473-2933 2tchg 7/1' MarriageLaw' Suite, end BusinesS -r' ,1. KEYSTONE. HEIGHTS. FLA.n3265CREALTOR '

ed. $125 per month plus FOR SAlEiU foot fiberglass Speculation Overcome all rouble. 473-490II: .1 '

2" Thru 6"' utilities. .473-3418 Itchg boat. 28 hp Johnson molar memlea. I bad luck.
Allen E.TaylorLawtey: 7/26 .
Fast Rotary. and traitor. $400.00; This Spiritual' Medium Talla you what you need to LAKE HOMES I
YARD SAlEtSR-JI north, dishwasher. $75; 30 foot go.
know-She la superior to any eltiar you have everconsulted 49tVJO
Drilling Equipment Gatorbone
than 7/lOot a mile dawn Inv range $75: 473-4472 Itpd
Ph 7823172Reg STATE LICENSED mohalee Road shower 7/26 Gator bone- br. 56.500

...... S.s.I...f.Ss.ssS .tall*, commode*, mot.rna- FOR ALEi1976 Grand Fury PrimM t ConfIdential "..ding* Geneva Lake Beautiful Home 93,000

Pumpa ty and baby Item, picnic Plymouth. V.B engine. Look for the sign In front of her home Locatedon Geneva Lake Lovely Home 6iiOOO

.............1......... table more July 2829. Radial tire, A.C.. AM/FM. U.S. 301 South In Starke Accross From
Itchg 1/26. Great condition lest oiler Paradise Lake 3542 Sq. Ft. 5/3 70,900

New a Used 3' call after 6 p.m.or' on Saturday KOA CampgroundOpen Santa Fe- Attractive 72,900

FOR $ALE197I Plymouth *. 473-4533 Itpd. 7/26 Dully 0 00 ..m. to 10.00 am. Ph: 984-87H Sylvan Shores pool & Waterfront 115,000 '
Sales-Part s-Servlce -
Du.t.r. slant 6. AM/FM.
Estate Broker 6' 8-track. Blue with black' top OARAGE SAlliSat. July 28. Santa Fe on Canal* furnished 28,500

Real E-Z Terms 21 mile per gallon asking 9 a.m. to S p.m.; SR-IOO to N9XMJM TBAYLOa UN8CLEAR.MC White Saods Lake-Rustic 32,000
North Trail Motel Lawtey iI5I .s..s..s.IPIumbIri $1193. Art at 473-3258. Itpd Swan Lake Road. follow Lake Brooklyn.remodeled 39500.

301 !I. 7/26 signs, household ond yard. AND Fill DIRT Deer Springsfamily borne. ''I 55.000'
l, OPMB,30P, ... .; Hem Itpd 7/Jw N '.
Office. 782-3931 FOR SAlfu'63 VW need 197? VEGA FOR SALEs Starke. Fla. ,ee *537 4 Little Lake Geneva : 36,500

Home 782-3896. New Installation clutch engine good. $250 Equipped. $795. Phone If No Answer 782-3422 White Sands. den. 49,500
i C 473-7081 Itpd 7/26 473-3048 anytime..Itchg 7/26, .-i in "'EquiPment On Hand Gatorbone.Cottage .4 32.500'I
.. CI J 5., 2 bitE e.. 7 Acc Pemodellng Repairs'PUMP _
H. both
;....3 II :
; fr.m. Wheel. Drive Loader With Lake Geneva.55,000:
Two Qradlng Sax
Needs W..... Extra .11or ...55 I......0 S 0S.S.SI _J I :
'.2 Ac. 3R 22$ W,
I Small Oonr JO 350 B Way! "
< hook-up.. 2urrwSSSU "JCLEA.IMI & Hit lilt' Urge Dozer JO 750 4 Way Bled r HOMES '1''' ::

I $tucce Ho_, I II, TIle .SI0ISS...SSSI0ii Pour Wheel. Drive Leader Wish Root. Rake Or Bucket
SHELL HOME New Cedar 63oImznocoleeRd.CedarLindel
b.tb Oft 112 Al. lot. BRUSH CHIPPER
...o.1ItIon. Large Or Smalt Jobs ,
I 55,000
; ca. I 1... 2 b.tE wIth ... ... ProvkMd ,," ,. New Home deck garage 44,600
: ,
ACllIAGI .1' A. to .1' Services. |
.lflcl.IIC;. It. C dozer .
seperete A. I...... $INO ... M. ', Work DrvewyRod) '. : UndoIHttnO' Peach St. near school Brick '. 44,000
Clair 't.- .
.nd",.10"..,.% Dews.4. ., Drainage Dltohe Starke,7 acres &pond38,000..

CB. J BR. Tile .both.. FHA 19% IntereSt wIth IcyeeMapproved. 6Q4 N.rMipie;: Ave. 'Foundations ;.: ,, t CuMom lot Cteenno$ Custom Qrade Work Crystal Lake Homesites 29,500

Nell 1 Court. l..po,. 4( ., V ." -'.:' Matertelt'Hauled' Crystal Lake Homesites'(reduced)25,000Call )(

'Statk.fla., TopSoil .Topsoil ....t d.., St., Starke with apartment 37,500

BVtAPPOWITMINTpmY '. j PMOfetllmroo'H. ....8O/tf'I"d.T. < Cardinal St., near school 3&.500

Ml .HOMES SHOWN ... .964-Tflaj, I JIMMY MARTIN964'523O- PW Sand- : -" Ocine- f'oGIt", WatersSt. Starke (new)' I '30,000

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Drill Tech Over LoreleiIn I' I

Women's "B" Marathon

Drill Tech of Gainesville came out the Outlaws 8-3 to set up the two game
of the loser's bracket and took wins in showdown
two frenzied one-run games with city The Domino were 1-2 for the
rival Lorelei late Saturday night! (and weekend upstaged by city runnerup
ii FABRIC SHO early Sunday morning) to win the Florida Bank, who finished 2-2, In-
Women's Class"B"Sub-District tournament cluding a revenge upset of Continental

_______________ Field. played at Starke's Westslde Bankers Waters 10-110 CW a Friday had night kayoed opener the

Drill Tech scored a run in the top of but FB came back to eliminate Lake
the seventh to knock Lorelei from City Athletic 15-2 on 17 hits before
their unbeaten perch 9-4 In Saturday stunning CW 3-2 In a eight-frame
night's 10:30 first clash and then kept loser's game Saturday. Jan McRae's
fans up until nearly 2 p.m. before RBI single with Linda Cubbedgeaboard
M scoringwith two outs In the bottom of was the difference.FB fell the
the eighth Inning to win a wild and next time out, to the Outlaws 13-9.

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Colors Machine Wash & Dry 58" Tub" Wide District tourney play.,

wooly championship game 11-10. The Outlaws also were the ouster of
Starke onlookers as well as the Dominos, winning 9-7 The Starke
Gainesville followers watched the two champs had opened with a 15-hlt, 10-9()
teams battle into the night. Both win over LC Athletic Friday. They
teams, as finalists had clinched berths spotted Lorelei a 3-0 lead on early er-
in the District "B" tourney to be rors but almost pulled off another
iiiiiuIllDouble /"y played this weekend July 27-29, In local upset Saturday morning before
y Deland but for Drill Tech especiallyfirst succumbing 53.
L 4 place was Important DT finish- Top hitters in the" Sub-District for
ed behind both Lorelei and Continental Florida Bank were 8 for
Waters ((1-2 In the tourney) in 14,Sandra Norman 9-16,Carolyn Redding
Gainesville city league play this year. 7.14 with two extra base hits
Lorelei had beaten DT 5-1 early Merri Ormsbee 5-10 and Linda Cub-
Saturday after escaping with a 5-3 win bedge with two home runs. .
Solid Color Ponte de RomaDoubleknif over the Starke City League champ Showing the way for the Dominoswas
KnitSew Dominos. Drill Tech who had beaten Linda Lee, 6-12 with two doubles.
the Lake City Outlaws 10-3 and Con- Joy Maines and Terri Parrish were
tinental Waters 6-3 In nine innings both 5-11 Diane Smith ....10. and
/4 before their loss came back to beat Carnell Williams 4-11.

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STARKE FLORIDA Section One JULY 2*. Itrt
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1/1The/ Telegraph Looks Back on First 100 Years

"At to typography, it is a marvel of neatness, while as to its editorial management, r 1 ,1 I VA di

the fact.that Col Moore who it an old and experienced newspaper writer is its editor f0 Md !d I

; is sufficient to warrant an able management. M / ..

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Thus did the editor of The Tallahassee Floridian, in his column of July 29. 1879. greet r S ,d tM ad ry;'

another "esteemed contemporary"-The Florida Telegraph-after reading Volume I ,} < ri ry. .

Number I of Starke's first newspaper born just three days previously, on Saturday, July N d riYl 11 ly 1 p i
26. 1879. '

i -The masthead of that "marvel of d; 1 .' /, { Improvement Board which awardedthe r r' A
neatness" proclaimed: The Florida 4f rail lines large bodies of land for '
Telegraph, Conservative in Politics. sale. These properties were well
Published every Saturday by W.W. advertised in other states and Immigrantlaoon VV

Moore Son, Wm. W. Moore, editor. began moving to this area ,:
That Col. Moore and his son, Sterl in increasing numbers. Starke then V i il it
ing. could have produced a praiseworthy had a DODUIfltinn nf name AM.
with the primitive When Colonel Moore arrived, he I
equipment newspaper available to them at that observed how the huge, virgin pines
were falling all around Starke to
time was nothing short of a miracle
itself. make room for fields and homes, and

lI.E. Lagargren, an early Starke saw the budding business activity
surveyor and sometime reporter for c along Call Street, fostered by arrivalof l c'rC1I
served kind of the Atlantic to Gulf railroad A
The Telegraph, as a
midwife at the paper's birth,assisting through Starke 20 years before.
I Moore and son with the first Issue After looking around and Interviewing -
, which was put together with handset prominent men of the town. Col. ;
Moore left, but soon returned with his
and Washingtonhand
printed a
I type on
press, or perhaps a small job family and a small printing outfit. He I _I !
of one took up residence In a frame building '
press, capable printing only r
page at a time.According just east of the railroad, later the site I

to Lagergren's account, .of the old Commercial Hotel, and setup a. V_ ",.. ,r If f
could not the f his printing shop In another small
young Sterling get type j
case stands made in time, so all the building west of the railroad. I
and / Col. Moore and his newspaper
"small pica" "long primer"
cases were precariously balanced on found a warm welcome among the 14, 1i 1
'wooden bacon boxes. Sterling and a townspeople, hungry for news; and At turn of the century The Telegraph was r i
the merchants, though few In "at home" on the second floor of old brick
; tramp printer, by the name of Wilder,
on cracker boxes while they I Ili number soon recognized what a building, still standing today, across from I
I perched stuck type" for that first Issue. I newspaper could do to help build the present location During World War II It
Colonel Moore was a newsman of town, and supported The Florida was the Half Moon Hotel The old Starke
Telegraph, as it was called in the House was torn down years ago and Is nowa
some experience, having published
and edited papers.In Jacksonville, .... ... _;1. --Ai beginning with advertising and printing ,arklnllot. i'' ./e r

Lake City,Cedar Key and Pensacola. orders. J
Born in Leon County in 1830 he learn Although a copy of that first Issue of
ed the trade in the shop of an early The Telegraph has not survived the
Col. Moore's salutatory to his
Tallahassee before start- years
out his newspaper throughthis new readers in Starke was reproduced Around ISIS the paper moved Into brick
Ing on own.
building later stuccoed), shown at right.
as follows In the Tallahassee
As a young man of 26 he was = 1 r4d .
Before The Telegraph bought it. the
Floridian article:
of the Florida Republican, a
: founded In Jacksonville "With experience of the past and building was home of a saloon which went
:Whig newspaper Columbus Drew in 1848. door the outlook of the future, and enter out of business when the town finally voted
No doubt Col. Moore was attractedto Ing, as we trust permanently,or for a dry and banned open bars. 71I1uIuhLfflllu1LiV \ \
long time, Into life, we
Starke as a likely site for a news- newspaper
since the town was showing at 133 W. Call Street came deem it our duty to espouse the cause
paper substantial growth following completion generations of loyal readers to of the National Democratic Party and ,
pay their subscriptions or bring the prospective nominations of that '
of the Atlantic to Gulf Railroad Telegraph
Present home of The Is shown
through here ten years before. He "Letters to The Editor"before' party as more conducive to the interests Lrel.
must have liked what he found when the building was of all sections of the country below. .!
he came'prospecting the summer remodelled and enlarged. than any other course. We shall i!
Now the door Is different and endeavor, however, so to conduct The "
of 1879, just two years after the close rJ'PI< 1"" !fl'
....-.... oaiakegwitectonatsuetkta,+ara."".- '."! 'the! rep"e J.t"f ,JI1I1..o"'.TeJteBraph\ iw.,jo.:. llax rather: than,,, ,,_u .- .. .... '.M,4------- ? 'a-.xu. t. rk- ., ;JOt 1;
"iliainknit ;
following the Civil War. Growth had t; '10ya.i l l. &be foster, bider( OflttfaJ Strife; ana will
", paper as were the first practice that tolerance toward
: also been stimulated with the winning i
subscribers> 1879. political opponents which we regard
: of a railroad suit against the Internal .
as one of the essentials of the conservatism
which Is the synonym of true '.. '"
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.. Democracy ,I '
rjfQtfV V1> 1!0 GCCEB!j .GO! warmly Col. Moore received and, from his the paper start.were The ; .,,lIii.f r'*< : 1l"

publisher would spend his Sundays \ '.:' ) ,'... :'. I
100 YEARS AGO- .:>, i' < \,
the settlers from '\
visiting among new ,. ;) ,
.T. : 4' it, '
the North who subscribed to the /
July What was it like in a hundred? years ago when The Telegraph'was born.. on a paper and paid him liberally for glowing 0.:: \./'.:,., ,'i;':4'f
Saturday 1879 r ,' 'hrY
write-ups of their places to send to I
Republican Rutherford B. }Hayes was serving as the nineteenth President the "folks back home." \' ::'
of the :- .
U.S.Democrat '
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Even the local blacksmith
George Franklin Drew,. a native of New Hampshire u. I'' "
was I
Moitt whose the
Florida's twelfth shop was on corner 11 .. ft!
Governor. of Call and Court Streets, where I.
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Thirty-eight states comprised the Union, and Florida had Only two Koch's Drug Store Is today, used a ..A. ........,
members of the House of Representatives in Congress. space to announce that the I ,, ,..... f
The State's estimated population was 390,000, and that of Bradford County Star Carriage Factory provided

then including Union) was approximately 7,500. wagons and plows'made to order, as .
i :Starke had some 600 residents, and about 20 business establishments. well as blacksmithing horse-shoe M Ir !
There was plenty of open space. with an average of five persons to the ing. Comer L. Peek, who came to f __ \

square mile. starke as a school teacher and later '" _
Lake Butler was County Seat of Bradford, having Just won "three-year became a real estate developer, 1 1
court fight overthrowing result of the 1875 election. The court ruled the 75 advertised books' at his stationerystore
vote apparently awarding the courthouse to Starke, was void because for three cents each. Bradford .,
returns from some precincts had been lost stolen, or tampered with. County itself advertised a$500 reward
The world into which Col. William W. Moore ushered The Telegraph in for the arrest and conviction of theparty

: 1879 was far different from that of,1979. or parties who assassinated i
George C. Mills on the night ,of .
sroaciiIV January 1, 1881. -
r oo After several years of operation,
Moore changed the name of the paper
from The Florida Telegraph to The

Starke Telegraph, and continued to ,
ii prosper so that by 1884 he had movedto r'M ""Mt46

__ larger quarters described In the
e masthead as an "Office Over J.G. i
Alvarez Store." The space occupiedwas I
; upstairs in the two-story frame .
structure owned by Mr. Alvarez at the the paper alone for only 18 months, bought out Moore's interest, becoming ceries on a small scale." Sterling I
southeast corner of Call and Walnut selling a half interest in 1887 to I.C. sole owner; Moore was still In the newspaper field j
r Streets, present location of the' old Webb, a former school leacher who But the Moores, father and son, had In 1898 as editor of the Thomas County !
Florida Bank building. had purchased property on Kingsley newspaperlng In their blood, and we CItizen Thomasvlle. Ga.
One year later In July of 1885.Sterling Lake.Starting with the issue of Jan. 8, read later that Col. Moore sold The Mr. Webb, the new editor and .,I

Thomas Edison had bulb Moore purchased the paper from 1887 the masthead. carried the namesof Baker County Sentinel, which he had publisher was not an experienced
flUe perfected tftneadttetnt
Woolworth had Just Ml lot light and F.W. his father for $500 cash and a $500 Moore & Webb as publishers. This bought or founded in the meanwhile, newsman and apparently preferred V \
; opened fine store In H78. promissory note due In one year's partnership 'did not last long, and returned to Starke "to run his other occupations, leaving the editingSee

time. The younger Moore managedThe however and in April 1887 Webb young hotel, and retail fancy gro ( Page UI f

i!I ::_ Readers Tho''ght.Eyesight Failing or Printers Were Drunk 'JI

I 'With the sophisticated computerized Negro, who complained of a pain In Ink rollers on the press were The Telegraph, like most weekliesof side of the sheets were used for local .upon it and the devil told to stand on
method of publishing a newspaper his head every time an impression of hard and Uneven, and in cold weatherthe that time used"patent lnsdes"! -or news. The ready-print contained such top to hold things down. The senior
I today*it is hard to Imagine the primitive a page was laboriously made. Even ink became so stiff the press could outsides If used for the front and back "canned" material as Sunday School printer then, by means of an old butcher
methods that were used in producing tually, editor Matthews, after he not be worked. To remedy this,, one pages-pre-printed 'in Atlanta and lessons, short stories, national and knife held in both hands worried
The Telegraph during its early became'sole- proprietor of The Telegraph roller was removed and a burning shipped to the paper, where the blank foreign Items, and patent medicine the sheets asunder muttering
:'years.Necessity was truly the mother; went to Ocala and bought a used kerosene lamp, tied fast with haywire ads. The papers! tried to keep this a anathema the while. I
:.ofInvention: in those day and the, job press-probably an old Country' was set under the ink disk to secret from their readers so they Certain letters of type werj always
I 'ingenuity of printers was tested by Campbell-big enough to print "one thaw the ink out a bit-but this did not would think the entire' paper ,was' missing when needed,requiring great
having to resort to the use of such page of the paper at 'a time. The produce clear print. ss printed at home. The' poor readers Ingenuity on the part of printers to flU
crude implements as butcher knives operator'had to work the treadle by were sorely puzzled by the fact that in the gaps, A "P" could be mad by
The roof leaked and
and kerosene lamps to get the paper foot to set the heavy balance wheel in terribly as soon two pages of the paper the ready- the curlicue from an "R" and
out '. as the rain began, the senior printer ) neat and readable cutting\\
motion and seven revolutions were 1 print was always an "F could similarly be made from .
called "devil"
1 The crude methods of printing in required for each impression. Then out pots! The office while the two pages of local Items an "E". A "6" could be made by
those days are vividly described in the parts came together with such a then placed under cans the, kept drips.for that specialpurpose were often dim or smudgy. The only inverting a "9": and a needed letter In
the memoirs of the late H.E. bang that the entire upper floor Of the logical conclusion they could reach a larger size could be worn down by
Lagergren, an early Starke surveyorwho old building, then housing The Tele Only one page of the paper could be was that the printers must be drunk rubbing on a brick bat-a time-con
sometimes was''relief printer graph would shake. printed at a time, and many hours half of the time. suming process. '*' .
reporter and even editor of The An early Starke dentist had his office were lost in backfoldlng. In those Some time later a paper cutter was This was the day, too, of thews*. "
Telegraph, While Its owner; E.S.:Mat on the same floor, and he often days it was practice to "wet added to the plant causing the senior called 'tramp printer," a specie of .
thews.,was away! serving in the State asked the pressman to rest a few. down" the paper before printing: printer to shed tear of Joy. In those Homo sapiens that |is now as extinct
Legislature: .. '-.' j'JT minutes., while a tooth was yanked When this was not done In time for the' days poster paper did not come a* the do-dq' bird. But many hard-
Mr;,Lagergren writes i from a suffering patient This delicate water to diffuse through every sheet.: already cut to size. But had to be cut1 pressed publishers of an earlier age
Until about 1897 the machine for operation could, not be performedwith some sheets were too wet for the ink HAND-FED JOB PRESS wad In the paper office by main strength: were forced to depend on the''tI': mP'*
printing. the paperconsisted .ofK_' any degree of accuracy while the to stick i and the print was dim. sometimes used to print Tb,1Telegraph ,; and awkwardness. It large batches to get the .job>> .done because of the
Washington hand press, operated on. '' dental chair rocked and swayed as if Readers then believed their eyesight la earliest days were required,the paper pile was laid "
cress day by London Alberta wiry In an earthquake. ,'' was failing.r '0" .' <. on the floor, an .iron' chase placed | See rattti ., .' .I
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i' Telegraph Editors Panned Republicans Pushed for Progress. ,.}' I

I PULLED NO PUNCIIES ttoally none la Bradford County.
The Telegraph. was disturbed: by the
Through all of iU first hundred The people of Florida rejected the many Democrats bolting the party-
years-years of boom and bust. peace amendment and Bradford County rather than vote for Smith, and on
and war changing customs fashion which had been expected to vote dry many occasions editorially con
and morality-The Telegraph has by more than 250 votes barely went demned them. This stand, of course
always had something important to 61 votes. was not a popular one leading to the
say. Although some weekly newspapers Telegraph strongly sued J following editorial comment Oct.6.
Ignore or neglect their edito "the Silver-tongued Orator, eflh 1928: "A few of The Telegraph's
rial pages due to lack of time or lack Jennings Bryan In his unsuccessful' erstwhile friends have fallen out withit
of interest in public affairs every campaigns for the presidency in 1898, during the present campaign-not to
Issue of The Telegraph-at least those 1900 and 1908. n November 11. 11110. iir4r the extent of boycotting It. because
that have survived the ravages of however it deserted the Bryan ranks : 'i'' that would be too un-American to be
time has carried some editorial com- with the announcement: "With the seriously thought of, but to the extentof
: ment. prospect so bright for Democratic saying unpleasant things about the
t In the oldest issue of the paper still success in 1912, Mr. Bryan will doubtless paper. To these impetuous friends we
on file Volume I, Number 14, dated want the nomination once more, have only to say that The Telegraph!
October 29. 1m, just two years after but the party cannot afford to commit was established as a Democratic
the close of Reconstruction suicide again for him." Apparently, paper has always supported theorganized I
"Carpetbagger Rule" in Florida and the party leadership felt the same party,and probably always j Ij
the south editor-publisher William way and Mr. Bryan never became will." F t !
W Moore wrote: 'The Republicansare President. The editorials blasted the
preparing to make a desperate Prior to the nation's entrance into Republicans for "pouring out moneyto
struggle to regain the power they World War I The Telegraph supportedthe carry on a campaign against Smith
have lost, but with union in our ranks early policies of President Wood- In the South, based on his religious
their struggle will be hopeless,and we row Wilson In handling "touchy" Word GOP?' faith and anti-prohibition views whileIn W. /6. ..N...
see no real obstacle to as united and situations while commenting somewhat What'.AnotherBad for the North they are vehemently

enthusiastic a struggle on the part of pessimistically, "It is declaring that neither prohibition nor CANDIDATE FOB STATE SENATOR",i
the Democracy as was made in 1876." more apparent that every civilize religion is an Issue In this campaign."
If there is one theme that stands out country on the globe will be drawn In- After losing another editorial fight- li.-J
N J.Jones, candidate for State
head and shoulders above all the rest to the whirlpool of war before the to the Republicans, this time-The Senators
bora In Southeast ISH.Atr.
In ,
in The Telegraph's century of publi- European struggle ends." Telegraph said "Well anyway, wu Georgia
cation, it Is the paper's consistent Perhaps the most bizarre gubernatorial Bradford County remained in the tended the common schools up to the lima
TR ha went to builnet colle .. He
vigorous and unbroken support of the race In the State's history t Democratic column," and that,
Democratic Party-a theme set by was fought in 1916 with The Telegraph perhaps in the face of such great Florida In 1874 and located a' Starke in id*
Colonel Moore and continued throughall solidly supporting State TreasurerW.V. II AL odds was a satisfying victory for the general followed mercantile bualneas, which he.ha*
the: years since. Knott for the Democratic paper's editor. Ume-20 continuously up to present, .
nomination in the primary as oppos- Under the editorship of E.L. Matthews years .t

ed to the flamboyant Sidney J. Calls, JCpaving who bought the paper In 1933. M,. Jones attained hi* majority in oaf
who came to Florida from Alabama, The Telegraph continued espousingthe state and east his maiden vote in 1878'for
passing himself off as a Baptist cause of the Democratic Party Tilden and Hendrick for the presidency.
e preacher and seeking the Democratic and civic improvement When some Drew and Hull for governor! .Hon.John C.
nomination for Governor. Democrats began to stray from the Richard for state senator and J.L. Gadrin
This time the voters of Bradford fold in protest of Franklin Roosevelt's for representative. Mr. Jones has beenMi

County falling under the spell of and a new red brick school in between AI Smith Democrat, and third and fourth terms The Telegraph unfaltering democrat working hard f01'1I1a
Calls' rabble-rousing oratory dis continued Its support. It had little
Herbert The party ever alnee. He was a loyal mpportetof
agreed with the paper and voted 919 to 1913.During the bitter presidential cam- supported Hoover and Republican.defended Smithin patience with businessmen who Hon.Wm.Jennings Bryan In 1896 and tb
On June 9, 1899. Eugene S. Matthews 636 for Calls. The former Alabamian paign of 1928. filled with religious paper the face of prejudiced attacks based were on the brink of bankruptcy during till loyal to this great silver democratic
who began his forty-year also won on the state level, but the hatred and bigotry the editorial columns primarily on his Catholic religion.In the depression days of the early leader.
vote was so close that Knott demanded 30 s and then after economic reforms
of The in 1893, filled
ownership Telegraph of The Telegraph were those days there were few Catholics
fired the following broadside at a contemporary a recount because of "certainirregularities" with comment on the titanic struggle in this part of the South,and praconfiilr Inaugurated by Roosevelt had turned put ....' ",,
publisher who dared Intimate observed by him in them back on their feet "
that the Republican Party was some precincts.The against the leader who had restoredthe irresponsible. Impulsive and inand'
"the real friend of the masses": slow county-by-county recount oo Jo"" nation's confidence with the action ever taken by a supposedly
"In concluding an editorial the began, but during the process Calls so words, "We have nothing to fear but responsible group in the sute-of
Lake Butler Bulletin says that In 1896 incensed the State Democratic Party fear Itself." Florida."
the opposition to the democratic Party by his actions that on October 12 he CIUlD lASS IRRIIII I! In the heated EisenhowerStevenson Over the years The Telegraph has
read out of the and the I of 1952 The Telegraph's -
(meaning, of course, the Republican was party campaign won numerous awards from the
Party) was the real friend of the State Committee then endorsed editorials In support of the Florida Press Association for excel
masses. In this position The Bulletin Knotts. party and its nominee received wide lence In editorial writing spot news
occupies a field that is all its own. No But Catts apparently had the tradi- AT STARKE FLA. SATURDAY attention. In a warm personal letter coverage feature writing, arid
other Southern paper claiming to be tional nine lives and qualified to run Stevenson, the Democrat, expressedappreciation community service. In 1955 it recetv
Democratic is so lost to a sense of on an independent ticket for GovernorIn SEPTEMBER 18 1886. & for one especially hard- ed national recognition in "Town
that the General Election. The hitting editorial defending him froman of
I decency as to applaud the party Journal" magazine for a series articles
Telegraph and most other Florida unfair attack by Senator McCarthy -
made the hell of Reconstruction possible rating Starke on its assets and
and latterly has outraged the feel- newspapers bitterly denounced the .0 .. ca J the master smear-artist of liabilities resulting In many needed
ings of Southern communities by the renegade Calls for his actions and American politics. Florida went for improvements. The FPA community
I appointment of members of a low and flayed him editorially for the "wild Eisenhower, but Bradford County remained service awards were for editorial sup:!
vicious element of our populace to promises" he was min -especially Everybody Invited to Attend. in the Democratic fold.It port and promotional efforts in behalfof
positions that have brought them into the one to lower East Coast voters was also during this campaignthat establishing a county hospital and
everyday contact with the best elements that he would "drain the Ever- ---0-- The Telegraph won national helping to bring a clothing
of our citizens." glades." Associated Press attention by expos- Starke to partially fill the gap In the
In an earlier editorial dated May But the spell of Calls' oratory still Th following report and_1.&lOD.wen. sad bases the nomination made Ing the fact that the Clay County local economy left by the deactivationof
11, 1894, Matthews had written held sway and the November voting unaalmovMy adopted by a large by .laat convention should not been- Democratic Committee then headedby Came Blanding after World Wan !,
"When The Telegraph deals with gave him a plurality of 31,349 votes to and ntbuaetlo meeting of the HHseoe domed by Ibis meeting, wb.nforethe a chairman with Republican lean
public questions it expresses its Knott's 24623. In Bradford County, of Stark* aid surrounding country, held adoption of the following --revolution. ings, adopted a resolution endorsingthe The editorial page has often been'
as to what is best for with the support of some defecting at the R.dl"e'* ball, on Saturday the are reoommendedilet Eisenhower-Nixon ticket without referred to as the "soul"-.-,a
the people it represents. When its sup- local Democrats, Catts carried eight llth, Inat- ... that la the opinion'! of having a quorum present at the meetIng newspaper, and through the years! t tfifs
port is given to a man for public out of 12 precincts, polling 1,005: votes aft OBA.'RJlAf; tale meeting tb. Democratic party: ::. ,fn' front-pa&e'editorial' TheTelegraph4called,4he'.iction Telegraph has demonstrated. ,that.;|jbr
place, It Is done with the utmost con- to illS for Knotts. The campaign cry of Tb.Comgltl.e(0whomwa referredtheanbleotif ofd4ioouoty'lanai'; ,'l boan4by' {"' .! illegal can also be Ul, fu.9Q\ ,Jl\.hMlrllr.? tat "
the Democrats had been "Knott will was UacXWrby fh#DemotfatWstate bringneeded improvements
fidence in his integrity and ability to the action nf the Mtloa of Lb. convention held on aha and..a.
the people." tie a knott in Calls' tail"-but it turnedout campaign director who said the better quality of life to the town and
eratlo court? convention of Bradford day ofSeptember 1880, and ondr -
Issues other the other way around resolution was "the most ill-advised, county ,
But there were
many 9th of no obligation to It ..
editorial county Plaids, held on the dr support *
The licked Its
and the of 1889 Telegraph
than summer
September MS, for the purpose of noinloalln nominee
wounds, but called for orderly accep-
found the state in controversy over
tance of the verdict, while expressing *:eanddataa tor the lower hon. 2d-RuotvcD. That" a maaa meeting Occurred '
whether or not West Florida should be Unsolved Saloon Murder ,. .;
annexed to Alabama. The Telegraph hope that "Mr. Calls the governor of toe Stale Legislature; baa bad the of the people of the county be call.I IU -
of will not be as radical as Mr. Calls, the **m.uaderaone'deratloo, and reepeotItally met In HUrke on Saturday the '
observed: "It seems that the city In Old Part Of Telegraph Pant| :;;
1Mb of = ,
Pensacola which wants to be the big candidate. report the In the opinion or this day September ISM. for Its
which This hope was in vain, however as committee,ben w..a manlfeaUtlnn la purpoee ofaelectlog candidate. alt-
of and Ocala
Alabama The
city building now occupied by The Telegraph, at least the east half of
wants to be the new state capital of Catts kept Florida in a constant stateof that onvttoa.. which shows oonolaalrely able to repreeent the county, was once the site of J.D. Crabb's Red Light Saloon in the early days of: .
Florida, are the main movers in the turmoil during his administration. that*. delegate.of a portion tsar house of. the Stale LegUlatni*. the century, when the newspaper was still located upstairs in a two-story.*
other he Indictedby that AI!ot whloh I* ...peoalull.1.lIbmlu.t.
matter." Among things, was tha county ooaatltuied a raetlun. building across the street. .,
a Bradford County grand jury for wa actuated by sectional spirit and THOS. F.. BUO, Chairman. "
In a later editorial The Telegraph The saloons of those days were notorious nuisances, the scene of many :.
asked: "Shall West Florida be annexed allegedly requiring payment of $500 exhibited a determination to dominate n. U SPARK M.VN, fights, brawls and even murders, and the women of the town hesitated to? '
to Alabama? We say most empha- before signing pardons for inmates of sod rule amther portion of Uie coutity N. J. JOME3. pass by one for fear of being accosted by one of the town drunks. .
tically, NO. Florida is a great state; it Florida State Prison, and was In- ,of which Jail the 81*tt eleotl-.n dltrlct. *- Oommltte One of the unsolved murders of the time took place at the bar in Crabbst.
cannot afford to be divided. In unity dicted in West Florida on charges of Is p*' el thereof without any On motion all penone, lrrepentlve nf about on the spot where The Telegraph's Linotype stood for years ana)"!-i strength. Let us stick toge peonage for working state convicts on NIUd.1o tie wt.... or Interest of partaffltlallon, who oppose ring, ell nervous operators hearing strange noises in the building at night were1"*
ther.. a Calls-owned farm. thedomlif':...'
One of the state's most controversial During the early months of 1917 skis porpoee.. lone prior to tie ajwerabllagAf lair aDd JIIa dealing" Invited to atlenland The story Is told in the November 27, 1903 issue of The Telegraph: :=t"Ml
elections on a proposed German submarines began making theoavntloacbemeor- p\rtl lp'\telo the proeeedlag .
"prohibition" amendment to the more frequent attacks on American Uttaal barcah and Intrigue had teen en- of tUa ooaventloo.lUeatt KILLED IN SALOON :. ...
State Constitution was held the latter vessels at sea. Congress was summoned ........ Into "J Uti.aeo&Ioaal action, with
enthu- on April 2 to take action in the Jeff Jones serving as acting night marshal wa.ahot twice and mortally ::
of 1910. The Telegraph .
part .. of other etches dUtrtotaIn B. E. ALVAREZ Secretary.
met '"-
wounded in J.D. Crabb's Red Light Saloon last Thursday night.
with the Anti- crisis, and four days later The Telegraph -
Saloon Leaguers who campaigned to came out with a two-line eight- Ik-1)))*-atjt to Harm eoelltloae 'and W. W. MOORE, Chairman. Between 11 and 12 o'clock several persons were in the saloon on W. Call:==
it several column banner headline: "Senate oolll' .lIUoDIwl&b the delegate of such Street, talking and drinking and someone fired a pistol. Jones had gone.
make the state as ,
dry, just
d l&llo&ao IB ti*laUreet of such aspirant ADa.D4.-8It'1oa th. dove tea.lutlooi .
before had worked to have Adopts the War Resolution; Declaring to the saloon to ascertain the cause of the disturbance. In the general hub-
years saloons banned Starke. State of War Now Exists.""'. la gratlaed lathe. ** .. were paaied the oomoilttee I* ftr- bub that followed threat by him to arrest the entire party he was shot: ?;
mint of odit:sl poelttna, sod this f eUoa tberlnformed that neither the prelitfnnffiar twice with a pUtol, one of the bullets entering his left side, and the others. i
T In its next Issue The Telegraphsaid enabled b dominate. and rule that' nor the Secretary nf the County entering his back, passing through the liver. 5
: "Many Americans are againstthe portion of thtaoonty,of which this Cniwenllon bold at Lake Butler on .(he The wounded man was at once taken up and removed to the Starke--"
war; they blame the speculatorsfor 6* election itriet la part by m'1".1 eta jepteiaber 1886 wa a d.l..... .. the House where Dr.A.H. Freeman did everything possible to stay the hand" '
KodalDyspepsia starting it and deplore the enormous whereof. aeotonal etrlnt and 1I1t.oCo!. I I Convention nor In any ..n.. wa either of death,but the patient was beyond recall and died Friday afternoon at 4::: j
expenditures and the partial aft aagendeed within tbs border of.I e ratnaber of the Convention, and IC.,.. o'clock. *
Impoverishment of the masses which our scanty, hat the method resorted l "'oct there wa no Convention legltUoia Suspicion pointed to Jerre S. Wills as being the one who fired the shotsi: 5
will result. Yet we do not see how we to by the doaraaot motion In that convention i .ly organised, ant the action of the and he was arrested and lodged in jail charged with the shootifig of-1 i

Cure could have accepted any alternative to amp** I.. end, were DOt bow that was In session on that day to Jones. 3
under the circumstances. Better be the death of Justice Sweat, acting coroner, summoned a'
After Jones .
I. aorordanoa' with tt 4 principle of the blnJIng no on*. : j
poor with honor than. rich with of to investigate the matter. A large number of witnesses:
jury inquest
Democratic pity, and that the mean i THOS. II:. BUQM.Cbelrman J
Digests what you eat. shame.., employed by t to aeeendanoy were, of Committee were examined by the jury and Wills was exonerated a verdict being *
Jt.artlll'hill1c111.*t.tlm food and aide After the war The Telegraph em- J returned Saturday afternoon to the effect that Jones came to his death byu |
Nature la svengllienlue; and reconstructing phasized the need for building better gunshot wounds at the hands of a person or persons unknown. :jt
; tlie exhausted digestive organs. roads throughout the county and Mr. Jones was a native of Starke and was 27 rears of age His remainsI I
Ill*the laU> t discovered state, and obtaining more Industry _n__-_ _-u _____ ____.___ were laid to rest Saturday afternoon at Crosby Cemetery, the funeral beIng -::.!
ant and tools Ko other prtparatton just as it had promoted early conducted by Elder W.F.,Malphurs. He is survived by a wife and two
can approach it la efflcltn y. It Instantly improvements from repairing holesIn small children.

Pvaprpaia relieve, lodlgeailcn*aa4 permanently, Heartburo cure. the wooden sidewalks and gas llti ow,,.. (Editor's note: Jerre Wills was the somewhat wayward son of highly
Flatulence, Sour Stumaeh. Nausea street lights to make the town more respected Circuit Judge J.T. Wills which may or may not have had something -
Sick HeadacheOastralglaCMr pa and safe at night to early bond Issues for to do with the coroner's Jury verdict absolving him from blame.
all other resnlUoflmperrecid' oaUon. electric light and water plants streetS This murder however, and other such incidents no doubt had an In-
fluence on an election held in 1905 when voters turned thumbs down on
...... .............. .. saloons In Starke.Telegraph editorials favored getting rid of the saloons
although merchants of that time feared that losing them would "ruin
I business" in Starke. The Telegraph maintained it would help-which It
Satisfactionm apparently did. After the election. Crabb closed his saloon and moved
S from Starke, and The Telegraph soon moved In.TU'E .


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:1 I II I It J'J'1: : I JULY M. IN'II

I Gene Matthews Telegraph Editor and Publisher over 40 YearsBy

Cal Many and the scarcity of books in the public chairmanwrtbluse one of the hotly

Staff Reporter library and other articles of needed err' M site.1.cUona of the

town improvements were run, results 1880', WM "burned In effigy" by supporters !

When one enters the office of were becoming evident. of Las.*Butter beei Ms .
tmovve .
!former Telegraph publisher E. L. Said Matthews"The supervisor of y, 0505 ? efforts get the county' to

Gene'hi habbeenAwo schools got backing from the service ; i p t1, t Y
king /
I residence
clubs for a recreation center, long a k
his trade for quite some time, with pet project of his. An old USO buildingnow X111 w, Matthews established the first stale

mounds of paperwork, historical ( the Bradford school administration central office! of the FPA In

records, and old newspapers serving building) was renovated, ...and Gainesville, and was Instrumental
as evidence. the Garden Club got busv with putting the association on a professional

'Beautlficatlon of Highway Ap rather than 'social': basis.

veteran The stereotype of the hardened, proaches.' ...A new Zoning code has .; r

newspaperman- comes to been adopted for UM town and the enthusiastic rr A man who has been in Journalism
desk mind. The visitor is confronted with a citizenry are trying for a 47 years Is not easily retired and Mat

completely covered with notes. county zoning ordinance to eliminateauto thews today Is a man still writing

old stories, and an occasional vtfpy of junk yards and other eyesores editorials, helping out with news and
Christian Science Monitor. On the outside the town limits. A swimmingpool n feature stories and of course still

desk sits a 30-year-old Remington Is under discussion by the pushing for improvements

typewriter, complete with clattering'' project and conversation with F- ) w4

in keys 1950.but still working as well as it did ,' high school graduates reveals that While work on this 100th anniver-

more industry.and"more plan to work in local sary Issue has taken up much of his

To the right are brick shelves In front of old Telegraph building. tim In recent months, M.atlhewa.laln

covered with a potpourri of items Matthews begins Interview with the This singular effort represents Mat the midst of engineering the rotors

ranging from old linotypePhotographs late Jim Strickland, the self-ttyled' thews' dedication to the community tion of the old county courthouse with

to boxes stacked on "Wilderness Preacher" of Clay 1111I.o throughout his career. Typically. the establishment of a Bradford Coun

boxes of Bradford County historical Matthews' downplays his part in the ty museum In the 1902 structure his

information. Plaques and community improvement drive. The ultimate goal. The long-time
photographs -
The 1954 award ofMatthews'
came as a
article relates newspaperman serves as President of
adorn the back wall: Ap his feelings: "He was
for publishing questionnaire In a singularly effective to the Bradford County Historical.. Board
predation serving as President of position
'Do You Dare
to Rate Your Town?
of Trustees.
Florida Press spark the drive but he it
Association, 1950-1952; He related the details in a 19S6 Insists was
Award, 1954; pie All Florida article only a spark. The power comes from
Franklin Weekly : "
tutee of Delano Rooseveltand the people. He lives alone, spending much of

John F. Kennedy, his favorite "...I took the questionnaire to a In his rare free time reading watching
presidents, and Eugene Matthews good cross-section of the community.My 1975 'Matthews received the Matthews (right) made .
Starke-Bradford was a Rotary Fellow In 117' In recognition of service some public television, and fixing up
Jtis .lather Speaker of the Florida suspicions were confirmed by 86 Commerce County Chamber of to the community. Presenting the coveted award attorney Jesse the rustic house on Kingsley Lake

House in 1907. men women and alert young people.In for outstanding citizen award Wolbert. where he relaxes during the summer
"devoted, unselfish and continu-
their Starke didn't make ,
/ opinion, a ing service to the citizens: of Bradford history that he has both Influenced Louis Witkovskl, owner of one of the months. Matthews' wife of 39 years
I the
While the passing grade. ran questionnaireand Hazel
office may fit the County." and is a direct product of. first mercantile stores In Starke, was lost to cancer in 117t.
stereotype the man does not. Gene the opinions of this group right on

Matthews, 70 years young this past our front page.The Telegraph started Today he serves as editor of the His father Eugene Simeon Mat moving here In the 1870's and later Two daughters Mary Agnes Ferguson -

June 10, does not chew on a fat cigar the ball rolling. The big question Telegraph's editorial page and his thews, was one of the first In the coun- serving mayor and county com and Ann Miller, live in Starke.

in his office; nor did he, in his days as became not 'Do we need Improvements enthusiasm toward local issues, suchas ty to serve In the Florida Legislature, while a third daughter Betsy Meng.

editor of the Telegraph shout in a ?' but 'Where do we the Doan Bridge near Brooker, has where he was House speaker the Matthews recently! added a Press lives in St. Petersburg. Matthews
raspy voice as deadline approached.Gene start?'" not waned. Florida Railroad Commission (now Association Distinguished Service quips about his three daughters. "I

Well after the Public Service Commission), and Award to his accumulation of honors, always said I had plenty of potential
pictures of unsightly Gene Matthews plans to write Bradford
Matthews is a quiet man; an shacks, stories of loW" teacher salaries County's history someday, a as county treasurer. cited of course for his newspaper society editors, but no printer :
of wisdom service. But perhape more Importantto
aura gathered through 1 never entered politics because I i
years of experience pervades him. couldn't give up the newspaper. I the FPA officials were his accomplishments Gene Matthews Bradford
Today his concerns, as they have r couldn't run for office and still feel during his two terms and the Telegraph ,
been for most of his life, are with free to criticize,"says Matthews. as FPA president In 1950-51( and and his dedication to his work inseparable and his !
County. life-long home have been felt in many

.. Ida WiUcovski, Matthews' mother Matthews' grandfather, a Starke ways and will be remembered for
A modest
man to was the daughter of Polish Immigrant mayor, and County Commission years to come.
acknowledge his
past accomplishments -

nonetheless has been, an Integral Matthews part )' 1' ..

-Bradford County citizens' lives
a ..
since 1933 when he purchased the 4 "
!Telegraph for $10.000 from his father r _
'I 4't

Matthews had graduated from Col. : i" 1 ,

umbia University in New York City .;:hI' waoa .
one year earlier, when he had

fostered hopes of becoming a .
dramatic critic. Matthews would \
troll the streets of New York

wandering into Broadway landmarkslike j.I

the Palace and Apollo Theatres, .
I' where he saw budding stars like
George Burns and Gracie Allen.

'/ \
But the depression was taking its

,I toll on New York newspapers and w ( ca OO aa

Matthews returned home to Starke,. Itwas" i
I 'In, "Stark! il? 'I3m I ,
-that he1
beginj to Conditions In Stoke, Inu U// )r
estjAIMft:VretfotatldrTVl: $ & 4"" .. ,.J ja f'
nOT mid-1 KM mart have-been-some- ", .:, er At 7 u .cry
I '
finest weekly editors In the staler thing less than. favorable to bring

forth this anguished yelp for help r
Matthews served as publisher of the from a discouraged editor of that
Telegraph 40 years until he sold 'the As member of the Bicentennial Committee In 1934 Matthews presents lime w

oldest Florida weekly published con- ward to the late Doc Andrews, winner In the Old-Time Fiddling Contest "We have no courthouse, no

tinuously under the same masthead'in Jail, no fire protection no competing

1973 John to sons-in-law Miller. Bobby Fergusonand I' Jij J..J' 1 in the railroad-nothing sidewalk. Even Council holes Sterling' Mo o re and Wife' I

Pond Is a thing of the past In this Sterling Moore, who assisted his lather Col. W.W. Moore In
During his tenure Matthews and the dry weather. What on earth will publishing the first Florida Telegraph In July 179. Is pictured I

numerous become of in?" here with his wife. He bought the paper from his father In IMS.
awards, the one honor he selling a half Interest to I.C Webb In 1887. A short time later I
is most proud of. the 133d. first Webb became sole owner-

place Community Service Award.In -

a 1958 article in the Florida Telegraph Publ lhed Strawberry Festival ffetes Daily 1935 I
Press the publication of the Florida i

Press Association, Matthews Is I

quoted as saying "(community ser- I;! y
vice awards show the paper is fulfilling 4w_

its reason for being." VL _! Lf :: Strawberry Festival News

1 f'r intVKo" DAILY nr

Ifevlnv kaelunMk Wo Bradford County Telegraph
hip dlroIlam laetory to aanw.m.r. :
s.r..nmt.prodt5 MoroIn.
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O.Is M..-r.I"I co...,. Mot UM BoMry to to San 090004 at I o'clock toaiM 1 t
e,.. -t: --- --- -- font, tko potata to H....... Bad until 1. M. .... ....10 oooaptrollrr.U \
.1 UM WBUnKlM to MoaUeaUo- P. Cbormaa, nuporlatoadoai n(
=:.:=-a-: '.Ml..=" .U,. duttofvlihttif. product. ITUaerugo Iho ..... Woo* ...,.... U M. "
M..... -.......-......- Matthews discusses! Democratic politics with Senator Buddy Ma Kay varlao$ from yoa to jvt" ..., .,
..-.b-i-..-. and friends at Sheriff Whltehead's annual lu ..._, !Ie aovor know* ..... Kkoioa Nato II.IIDIf I. \
birthday party T. f
M YY I1MMermwawlw roughly. but tba roura for the ;T-'h rtnaor.sad T. Phllllpo. pmMontof
IMMM 159 aw.N_ _- __S.... bOTTlW ll BBldaat WTltUO with loot tka
Ihaa 11&..(...... amofts in* ili.tinul.kr4 ..(.. I
Wb_ tko. Marisa toUlon bun II..... .......1.
... L._, out of UM BUM funs Cal l>. f.".'.hi. prnmltMBl 1.1-
la laa le.te TM. not kad a Ittdopatoh 051 .JI..,....,. ...1 ms.llr..totowater.
at .....bwrIea tar torn- will safe tko' i iwolcimo addrrs 11
Urn ooa. UM ....10 baby .f faaoyvarlolioo .t I n'rlnrk. Thlo will tan
Bad Ik* aorrtoo laa .o ttar ;. ftillaw< by .tK>rt ._lKt ky law
FIrTT Solve the Servant mks..... Mrs m. l. SUtroxportBMBUNi \ canpl>DU.r. Mr riupawa. Mr.
with alflonat Tarioaf Itluxln mid Mr. Fkllllp....
'- swag r1.w 1M grewfsd ; :
Kottiaa Mayo comiBioiloaor rBgrlfulturo. I I.1.
.._ tor UM NarUMn MB* .
who woo ahM tavlirl
Girl Question kou whIM walUaa for .... oroaco 10 Bttoad .... BMIIVO __...on.
moo' t) com tola koarlaa;. *Hkollovad I r,1 ........ kio nanM at k.W(........
Ik "L. Tkoaiaooa' to
4jy to.ll.... sad nooortod. &I,. Rkoilr*
IM MfndoaUy kanly 'to Nan.Idp..etl
',If r. I.pI1.SI him
: nd .,tor .o.tmymg
putting a Wickless Oil Stove in the kitchen. wltk Mm frwatto !I. W" i ila ..IaNlrIts. RKhlMUi: ...*two aoruarlao_Ito. aauatrckoou attoa.Uoa -

-;-- You can keep a girl then. No fire to build in to Now but York 5d1lllS ., vMton to u.. roatmilfTwaMki I
td.ipb55 u Ikw **y rptokiag ..
Srl'J the morning. No wood to chop. No coal to k.. .to UM ..>rtDi 06 IM.. tan a/trraooa. \
boamd In sat ilwl F
a larf *
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0051 0 Wok riva4 taMMk
f.W carry. No ashes 'to worry about. No soot on. a good OMdUlMI .... .Ml4, Mmil. fWf.IB..tIM... rowlBS1 otfowWrryvttilbiu I
al B4yo of In.
> nuny '
I pan*. It makes play of housework. The UU s..ra. of UM mo*.ttrfrlmljig Ml ..... out...f'to..a 611.1.... ova- ,'
.t m t* l*"""'y.atably V ...- '
J.' ahipman tk*' ivtMlpal mm. ,. .. .. \
c...... ad B.O.Hill"'_.WIM4 .
?t1 Blue' qiUU a .ood .n.m. to Or CO.
it "Wickless p......... for !.... ISM .m n. Tk* a. OFFER MID-WAY \
Flame mmcctmm at Ik* LMVMJT Boa tomiilUM i
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prowl SJw_wUdflr for M ... "j'.. .i nvK '|>e *'sp0THiaiTbo :
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any other stove la existence. Absolutely safe.Buna guswbrry........wSO__ to b QtMW d MM rust UMl Strnrkonr rorti*l bold lMflI IM womb for tko Aa..rtr a L*.
p oil. Bakes broils .._"y .-... ws.N ray .. .,..... '-'55 ..... ..... atrawtaMrrroouval. '
s .: ordinary kerosene >boils au b.Mtog.laps- sad t. AprIL .. was.n ra d U a grits lwua.ap S y.light' UM 1M .

toasts, toasts-does anything that any other stove lasso W p pro< TC4 .... .l.h( .f ... __ ..... .....,.. M a popolar. amabor o* lit. ...... 1Itt' ,rtlq .dMw M 4 i;
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..,, FI yE.Seetkaa Ode. BRADFORD. COUNTY TSUBCRAPi ..... WERSARY ".'p.a.y. ... lilt

jj : Those Old Patent M .di'Gild'Uf: : y Ads Made Very Racy Reading ,: ';

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So you think TV commercials are '" For sale and rent ads were not as bookkeeping and guaranteed a Job _.J -- I

Wy boring exaggerated, and mho common in the early uoo's as they for those completing the course. THESESVESf WSWEH
ding? You haven't seen anything 4QCddU are today but the few Lbatnn&Jvean Teachers salaries ranged from$20 to ; ;; .:;
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of the low cost of school term.
?j until you read some of the lurid living way back $140 for a three-month ...- ... bean 0-
tent medicine: ad that wooed thee then: _....11_
Automobile ads !began to
and won the dollars of newspaper FOR RENT: 2 houses, one $9 and about 1910 with prices low but most 4'h.A. Us. 1'nnu14Ju-E.a* a.
den back In the 1800'a. .
tral.fill for tli beset derived from
one$> per month. of the auto names unfamiliar. In 1910a
runabout roadster tao uo of lydl >rittfcbaWS 'Y...-
z'a nOME REMEDY Warren-Detrolt-30 -
Some our frontier ancestorswere
made say of sturdier stuff than theocaUed FOR SALE: 7 barrels of good syrup went for 1200.Used cars in 1914 table ComponnA Old I wfeh yow top.IIUab
Shim tMtlwOBUl that oOtoro
." softer at 35*a gallon. were much lower: 1912 Flanders-10
ailments may know the Io4 of year iBodiciM.X .
'". Roadmaster, $275; 1912 Haynes$700;
from the
;4 Starke Doctor In 1910. low prices still prevailedand was ."' ." 11. nab tortaMos frotaWM
1913 Cadillac four passenger $500;
ads of that
'r&:< butforebbe must have been asicckkly 0 j '!! \V, the Call Street firm of Canova it: Cadillac truck $750 ur.ous pne'"t&MNa rdat11t.woaabitr
Knight offered dining room chairs at
lot and apparently suffered from au :3 Guaranteed; I5f each; parlor rockers 2.20; The do-it-yourself trend had started .., aU sa4
the ailments have
few we never we heard of today How long, plus has a '. '. .' trunks $1.35;; iron beds $1.65; safes as early as 1914.when we find DeWitt walkaaapllh.aeor tee .eek to
't r //f:" $2.75; and dress shirts, 58*. Men'sPeppered C. Jones Hardware Co. advertising -
(It been* -*-since: anyone complained of + ,'. I,. J.l Drawers brought 4oe withno knocked-down items such as boats witfcvat ata. '1'11.
tatter salt rheum gravel To Cure All Ills mention of who "peppered" them. and furniture that could be put together dLewbadr.eebd
'running sores chilbains. St. Vitusonce .
}, at home. Also offered was a
Incipient ConsumptionBarber's : \ The Electric Theatre probably thetown' semi-mixed paint that the buyer could .IUloD
/ itch Scald Head and one C ::4 earliest movie house, was have for$1.50: a gallon and finish mix ,1aere my
.::!that for lack of a better name" was offering"the best moving picture that ing at home. by I..,.sotbt
g imply called "The Horrors. All has ever been shown In this ci- otter 1..14 00Ue
3these and many more were found inlithe down .,toll without
ty"-admission 10*. If you think times have changed a
little ads which early papers in ., lot since then-perhaps they have. But almost otaatiaK.I .
&l:: u of news, ran on their front pages.M In 1914. Johnson & Anderson of took 1.,4\0 1.Pinkbsmi .
: advertisement in 1914 Telegraph -
Starke was not without its claim to distinction In the great patent one a V....
!f The cures for these ailments had medicine era. Dr. Tate Powell. one of the town's early physicians was Starke" operated an "auto livery service offers this thought-provoking table Co.pou.4ad

f.. sfnames that were Just as colorful as the,, creator" of "Wild Orange Syrup," described as "nature's own between, apparently the horse and bridging the horseless the gap bit of? There philosophy were:none."The They're Good here 01Days U worked Uh.mane l I fool thatyour
remedy. ..
jthe diseases themselves. To mention redid bas MoNa laMtiaubloboncflt
carriage. Rates for road trips by auto You getting more and
now. are payIng
r rSa** few.there were BBB(Botanic Blood In its Issue of April 11, 1888. The East Florida Courier observed: Our were: to Hampton 1 passenger less for It in effort and hours- to e.."-MlM Anna WiLIXAJM*
N. Boulevard
1M Atlanta
Balm) and ( Ash Poke ear
PPPPrickly citizens In general are well acquainted with the wonderful curative $1.50; round trip $2. to Raiford $3; your welfare .is guarded with more
'Root and Potassium), to say nothing powers of"Wild Orange Syrup"which was invented by Dr. Tate Powell Lake Butler round trip $... "Special privileges....your Independence is Thin Sallow mat Nervous
of Bitter Bile Biscuits Dr. Kilmer's one of our leading physicians some time ago. No doubt many will hailwith rates on parties." more thorough...your rights are DBAB Mas. IUICJBAK i-1 WM thta.ullow .
Swamp Root Hood's' Sarsaparilla delight the Information that It is now being manufactured right hereIn more absolute than those of any generation a.d .,"e.... I had loot had
Cures Electric Bitters. King Sim- Starke by that prince of good fellows Dr. J.H. McBrayer of Shelby. The early Institutes (schools) of since Ancestor Adam developed .., _nMfofor r a year sad .. bait.
Liver Aromatic Extract Starke advertisers and at- ...., IB
mons Regulator were good fondness for Dootorod with .1 yhTrfoioaa
NC. who
came to Starke during the past winter. The Doctor having a a apples.
of Blackberry and Rhubarb tracted students from other towns town and ... specialist, bit aid .ot
keen for
eye business saw at once that an untouched fortune awaited its
Mother's Friend, Dr. Bigger's Black manufacture and development hence he purchased: the patent right and who would come here to board during And 65 years later,those words are (.t any txttvr. 1 floally ..ol* d to
berry Cordial, and DeWitt's Little set the wheel to rolling.Dr. term. just as true today as they were in 1914. try your ouileiao, and .M.. to you.AtUt .
Early Riser Pills for Liver and I had Ultn thrao bottloo o.
Bowels.As Powell inventor and patentee of the above mentioned preparation The Starke Institute, Male and Lydia Ii:. riBlthaw'A Voc*<.1ilo O- -
is a native of North Carolina having come here about five years ago. Female Prof. George C. Looney, pound and tbno ot Blood I'Gri.7
for actual medicinal value.It .Is A.M., principal advertised tuition The Secrets of a HIRrM ceases "tura'. sad I feel .. watt

doubtful that these concoctions had Wild Orange Syrup is the great blood purifier. It positively cures blood rates: $2 per month(primary); $3 per .Md. oMto**tack. Sihwki..... .."sa..v. By.....U cmUIt. and atroQ .*I ...r did Mid- rain-
any at all-but since most of them poisoning of all kinds skin diseases rheumatism sick headache kidney month(high school and college level), R.9..Bra"7,N,Y.wt,.. lag. ...h."-Vl..x..404l.. Vera
,claimed fairly high alcoholic content and liver complaints, dyspepsia s of energy malaria etc. It Is said to .,..-,..Co, Csil.
it .is possible that they did Indeed be the best female remedy on earth and Is the only remedy known that There were no co-ed dormitories In DID KPi&Kffitt!ltTOTSSSSSMilu I
the those the advertising states:
,help forget pains- days as .
patient roo.-v.D .
will In every case prevent fever. It enriches the blood and gives life and *TJouEa-A.k row I0
-at,least until the next morning.; energy to the system. "Board with the principal or with HOW.! Ae..AI\P T =
One Inking
Prof. Seals at$12 per month.
And the who wrote the the boys and the other the girls. TUB euc eva NOtGtTV CO..
guys patent So
The capacity at present Is 1,000 bottles per day. Fifteen thousand bottles Deal I J. Mont Vora o, OM manypersons
medicine ad copy were just as Ingenious will be put up at once after which it will be placed on sale throughoutthe Other good private houses will take
as the ones who made up the : pupils at$10 to$12 per month,only we
names of the "elixers." Their ads will no longer allow our rules trampled have bait
were designed to catch the eye and upon by having boys and girls that is
would often trick the innocent news- board at the same house,except in the fi IBTGHELL'SIYE stubbornand
paper subscriber into reading the ad case of relatives where the gentleman
by giving it a teaser headline to makeit the poetic ads of which this one.written such personal stories as: "For a1 longtime or lady of the house takes dull.l i.r'
look like legitimate news. In praise of Smith's Bile Beans, .is I had a terrible pain In my had heart especial charge of the boarder. No It won't
which fluttered Incessantly no
a fair example: deduction for absence except in cases
Who could resist reading an item, appetite and could not sleep. I and of sickness that keep the pupil off the HELF grow.What's..
Ben Jones was a capital fellow be compelled to sit up in bed >
set in regular news type, with a head- streets for at least weeks .
But so confoundly sallow belch gas from my stomach until I
line proclaiming "WORLD TO END the reason ? Hair
THIS YEAR." If the reader read on, That his friends all forsook him thought every minute would be my Home study courses were availablein ,
and the chances were he did the next His sweetheart she shook him. last I was afraid to draw a full 1895 for shorthand typing and needs help Just as
words were"according to a forecast- Which made poor Ben loudly breath, and couldn't sweep a room anyUilngclse does at
yet,while there are a few who believe bellow. without sitting down to rest.the And so tPrte. \ tin.c9.; The roots require
infinitum. Of story
this many more thousands know that Now Ben had a friend named on ended, ad with taking a couple course of swigs ofTaylor' COFFINS l feeding. When
Hostetter Stomach Bitten is the
s McQueens, ,
Cherokee Remedy of Sweet hair growing it
best medicine for Kidney Colic." Who told him to take Smith's stops
Gum and Mullein, which fixed everything CASKETS
Sneaky wasn't It? Bile Beans just fine.
And the modern singing commer- And now he's as rosy as any .... full Iteo of It* Js-
cial may have stemmed from some of pink And And patent medicines weren't tile It
has married a woman of only interesting reading in those UNDERTAKERS looksdeed.
means. There also the regular-or
days. were SUPPLIES
nniioa. K. HUGO. "display" ads-the larger ones with a i ., .... (
: Some of the ads got'a little personal, border around them featuring pricesthatere'tidicufoAl .Allraytipabal6l, +fahrIt e
t4elA.r'A such as this one-aimed at "ojd money low when compared lowest'18'' ,tia ji i
1 :ae'aT : baSS". which'might-well have Irritated with those r today. The so- servfce at the

a wealthy reader to such an called "price wars" used by competing prices.
JE. FCTCU.: extent that he wouldn't take the stores today are nothing new. In OrtI.r. acts almost instantlyon
i i i medicine advertised even If it were 1883 we find Louis Witkovskl an early .peelallaUHlkNo..P. such hair. It

eATTO1INEll'-AT.LAW.jmoe given away free:. merchant and mayor of Starke Q. C. LIVINGSTON. awakens Ufo 'In
2.* advertising "8 Ibs. of good Rio Coffee SALVEI
; .Is8nk Building, SUrkr,**). The headline read. "RICH BUT for $1." But the store at Temple'sMill T the hair bulbs.. The

.. WRETCHED" followed by this a big saw mill settlement justnorth --------------._______ _____ effect 'Is astonishing.Your .
f JNO. C. WILLS message: Fight on, old moneybags of Starke about where the hair becomes
," your liver is drying up and Farmer's Market Is today, was offering grows,
\ I Physician and 3urjceonDIMM your bowels are wearing out. Some "9 Ibs.of coffee for$1.:'This same netcsT AGENTS WANTED thicker: and all

::0beteI&10I. of Worn epe.l.xr.cdlo..2 day you will cry aloud for health offering establishment offered kerosene oil at LAWN dandruff is removed.

OuhlM-* Dry Star... all your wealth but you will not 25e per gallon. Boneless ham sold for swma Laws And the original
get it because you neglected nature in 13 cents a pound. JWt.I Clubs. CM ethics aaJ .......
ftTARKB. FLA. your made rush to get gold.No matter Itaal,+q T........ia. ---. EICoApt. color of early life Is
what you do or what ails you today is Electric Telephones were advertised restored to faded or I

ALBERT. FREET1AN, ft. D.. the day to keep watch of nature's servants in The Telegraph as early as b way -.b gray hair.I This is
and help your bowels work 1895 the year of the Big Freeze.They
Physician and Surgeon. regularly. Cascarets will help nature were: "Sold outright no rent no $5 TO S1O PER DAY. always the case.
T.... note tar __ help you." royalty. Agents make from $S to $50 .00.belli... ANd.seakh."r .
per day. Works any distance. Never ha.o ...,* AW s ...... Vp* .r.
WU1 furnUh unplos at ro.domd .... .. ...
testimonials sell- We- .ml tin > .l1r u i Cfltoo*0..*...' Oral tora.STARKC. Signed were a big out of order no repairing, lasts a thoM it ha* *uin .. kccriut .,r.
FLA.D. Ing instrument in those days, with time." (Oh yeah?) price to dalrhgeg.acy e-I from laimnir out. II M MM
of the"true confessions" KxclodTC: territoryglim. (M.M I ttatf if", and I
carry- boll rafHlniw. lu '___M It 10't
ing the names of local persons and Addrasa tor.Irhods

M. GOBNTO.ATTOBNEYATLAW.-. others given such fictitious signatures WILLS LONQ.Attorneysat.LaW.. T CIIdaU lleeislfie c... ...........U..Y7I11. II............If.I' .
as LJbeas Leach of Nashua,N.H. But
all, apparently, were accepted by ...... .. ,_..MI:M.::. .ll III*W" ..w
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STARKB. FLA. at value vlp..Is IM-..,b./tl
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Persons wishing to take an agency or to bay our goods will call
.era ""'- on or address M. R. LIDDON State Agent Starke Fla.

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live in, to set rid of the dust and dirt which

this slash.. ta o>oraqr....,....a*alas f collected in ,the winter. Your' body, the

.Laxative.. raw ...Bromo-Qutaiae II Ml ......* OOM0 T bi.s.I. .* house your soul lives in, also becomes flBerf

.. up during' the winter: with aQ manner d

VlruUnt. Can .r Curd -r. filth, which should have beta removed from

Startling proof of a wonderfulad day to day, but was ncV. Your body needs

nce rn medicine is given by cleaning inside. If *bowels,your fiver,
drutgist G. W. Roberts of E'iza- : yov

IA Perfect Health Bread betfi, W. Va. An old man there your kidneys are full i putrid filth+ ands

had long suffered with what: goad. you don't clean taem out' sir the spting,
incurable can.c
BUilDS SOUND BODIES AND VIGOROUS MJND3-, doctors*. They pronounced believed his case hope- youTl be in bad odor with yourself and

!mcM'PU&INA HEALTH nOUrfTHC MOsrcmrtNOUsi.T 1 As till he used Electric Bitters / everybody else'all stmhmcr.DON'T .

rdf. noun tvtn PRODUCU>.MAWNOAJWK.T Ninwnouar". Jid applied Buckleh'a Arnica USE A HOSE to clean yourbody ,
Iasi \ alve. which treatment completely
5ALE BY JOSEPH ECKERT. Starke.1 cured him. When Electric Bit. l ,, inside but sweet, fratCrant, mUd but i I

lets are used to expel bilious kid. positive ,and forceful CASCAKBTS that i
ney and microbe poisons at the an filth '
whIle sleep .
same time this salve exerts its work you prepare '

matchless healing power blood collected in your body for removal, end

diseases skin eruptions ulcers and I drive it oil tidily, geitly, but none the less I

sores vanish. Bitter joe Sal veasc and bowels dean .and
A. at J. L. Gaskins. turely, leaving: your blood pure and. nourishing:, your stomarA

FLOREUSm lively, and your' liver and kidneys healthy! and active. Try& /(&< m box today, and if

toS' : not satisfied get your money back-but youTI see how the cleanm of your body, fa
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The first body Is removed after two women were '
murdered In Highway 21 beauty shop near Melrose. : .- .' ."
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( three convicted for murder of D.L. Sllcot Isled ..f n1rmuiimuu
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the ultimate In human suffering .'
file. A stunned father, a mother In anguish'portray ,
as lifeless body of their little girl Is lifted to waiting ambulance. ..'
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until-when and If-he Is released in Colorado i
h where. he Is currently serving another life ...
sentence for murder. .

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May 1959 Cameron Dixon a 32-year-old Gainesville man and father of five t ? .r'1....
children, lost his life as the result of a cave-in occuring during the drilling of test ". "
wells for a study of underground water levels near Brooklyn Lake. The drillingwas .
part of a U.S. Geological study to determine the cause of wide water level '::1
fluctuation in Lake Brooklyn during prolonged dry periods. '."
When the first drill hit impenatrable rock at a depth of 186 feet on SR-21 right. .-.
of-way north of Keystone Heights, the first casing was abandoned and a new one .::.1
started a few feet away. During the night sand surrounding the first casing
seeped into an underground cavity, leaving a new cavity above. Unaware the '.
newly formed cavity under a layer of chert which had supported the drill rig,
: the crew resumed work the next morning. The rock layer soon gave way, funneling .:':
sand into the new cavity and creating an immense hole at (the surface, 50 ;:' :: ... .
j feet wide and 30 feet deep. ,:
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six hours before his body was found. One other worker was buried to his ,..1
shoulders in the sand, and a third one managed to stay alive by clinging to a .. '"'...:!
, E'' E wire fence. Strangled by a silk stocking, this man's body was ". !i
found off US 301 north of,'..wtey, ". ,''-U' !

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'jEatabUel1ed ;7tfy 2.I 187 i .
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(From Page i) stock and barrel" for $1,060 *350 called junior model, and ta L' J
down with the balance to be paid at dard Model 8 lOOn hoa S" "J 1. frfI; I' If. ... iJ ", .< .i I,

and management of the largely the end of the year. workhorse typesetter ,;'6T1.# -i, *,, .. .'f'. .';(j .f,: 4'Z..J. .fr.s4' J'.t.y .r I
The Telegraphsubscribers then had list of Industry. .
to his wife. The Walks haTmoyed to a newspaper : I
Florida several some 490 and a subscrip Maintaining his
year*pmtouafywlU) Matthews
tion rate of $1+ per year. Advertising and public affairs, .1
a colon1.of ..... who sewed ,
around Klngsley Lake wttb the rates were correspondingly: low witha made a successful race for the State .
luckless aim of making their fortuneIn flat fee of S3 per year for running Legislature. In 1904. and again in 1907
small "professional cards" for doc at which session be was electedSpeaker >> y7
orange groves. For a while he and
his wife both taught In the little one ton lawyer, dentists, and patent of the House by unanimous .
room school house located about medicine ads which made up the bulk vote. Many of his fellow legislator ..q h
of the paper'* advertising\ lineage. and several leading Florida newspapers ,
where the Kingsley Lake Cemetery Is /' To: ELO'tIQA' 'i
Farmer served as business manager urged him to make the race

laA short while after becoming sole and compositor, while Matthewr for Governor, but that was before the
was compositor, reporter and edi days of big contributions to a candidate's .r.
owner, Webb made the final revision h .. #..h
ton al writer. Business methods Starke '
and war cheat, and the 'J 1
In the i
paper's The Starke /4L'(4e .e.;
bookkeeping rather did
Telegraph to The Bradford County were casual in newspaperman not consider It'h'J ,.
Telegraph with the followlD'announcelT.ent those days. The only cash registerwad himself financially able to compete p .,
Farmer's pocket, where cash for this office. He did however, ,
1888: In the Issue of April 13, receipts were carried until time for continue to serve in the,House of ;;,.- ,., ) ,." (; < I

"With this Issue of The Telegraphwe splitting the profits at the end of every Representatives In the sessions of ,1 ,
month.At 19U and In 1924 he "
have 1923. was appointed ./tr
adopted the title of Bradford
the close of their first month of by Governor Hardee to fill an
County Telegraph. It has been /1
intention to call this Journal after our the operation the partners had a grand unexplred term on the Florida Rail- ,
road Commission ( to the
county: which fostered it in Its youth predecessor
and supported it as It became older. present Public Utilities Commission),
But, at the time The Telegraph came: In which office he continued to serve "
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under Its present management, there until his retirement 25 years later. 't/ .r
After office Matthews
was publishing in Lake Butler a Bradford entering public el' q- .,
placed the management of The 4a4 2k
County Times, making it impossible
while still
In other
to call this by the Telegraph hands ,
paper same fJ
name." retaining ownership.There it remained -
Webb until 1933, when his son Eugene L.
Soon after became sole
Matthews who had graduated from S ' owner, the office moved
newspaper the Columbia University School of eii'2
further west on Call Street, finding a
Journalism a previously,
year purchased
new home in the second story of a
the from his father.
brick building built by NJ. Jones, paper
The time was not auspicious: for
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father of DeWitt C.Jones,which hour It
starting a newspaper career, or any ,U'I .
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merchandise store on other career, for that matter. The ,l. /J' ('>:.. 1. ,
the ground floor. Although unoc- lJ' ."llr .,
30's "The
early were plagued
cupied now, the building still stand-
Great Depression, 'and the new
Ing and served as The Manning forced to barter subscriptions : I
owner was
House,small hotel In the 1920's,and in exchange for sweet : '.:. NO INFLATED PRICES THEN \
later as The Half Moon Hotel in World eggs ..... .
War II days. potatoes, and syrup, ana accept pay Old statement from The Florida Telegraph proves there was no inflation la 1.... A four-year .'
total of ment for "in trade"rather
$150 to divide and advertising
Webb continued operating the they considered subscription was only... and a "Professional Card" (smaU advertisement was....eonttaMuily
that they had done than cash. "But of course: we .
for the next six excep for four at the rate of $5
paper years years per yearl
involve tionally well.Always were glad to accept these items
which time he also became
interested in Mat- because were going
politics, many people
in the livery stable business and let it
thews was elected to the city council hungry in those days," the 1933 editor
be known that he might be induced to
soon after his arrival in Starke. He recalls.All .
Mo About
sell the Col. W.T. Weeks, a Printing
paper. re
was also elected county treasurer of this was changed, however uuuuuuuumuuuumuuuu
clerk of the circuit court of
and later served on the city and coun- with the outbreak of World War II and -

friend Bradford of his County, wrote S. Matthews to an old ty boards of bond trustees, during the the blossoming of Camp Blanding as (From Page I>
Eugene years that bond issues were floated one of the largest Infantry training '.

might informing be for him sale.that The Telegraph for the first city electric: lights, water camps In the country Starke boomed scarcity of professional printers in umbrella menders,and other wanderIng frivolous squibs by alleged wits, liquor

and sewer systems, street and and The Telegraph prospered as did. small towns of that day. Willies of that bygone era by his ads and temperance sermons
Matthews and Weeks were both highway paving, and the first brick other businesses. With prosperity Jerky style of walking. This resulted, scientific notes of country correspondence
from the Providence section, In what school. Such improvements were came rapid growth, and with growth One exasperated editor vented his of course, from standing In front of a caused a cumurring
was then the western part of Bradford always vigorously supported in the came the need to expand and con- frustration In this poetical ode to the type case and swinging his right arm his Judgement like a corkscrew. All

County, but now in Union County, editorial columns of the paper. tinually upgrade equipment. The old "tramp": like a fiddler crab while the left was this, together with hangovers, made
since county division in 1921. Matthews' Matthews, Farmer, and The Telegraph flatbed Whltlock press which printed
With lead-colored claw and held close to his side. The odor him cranky and as touchy as.a soreheaded
parents lived on a farm, and weathered the crises of the so- 10,000 copies weekly of the Dixie Division bear.
his mother took her children tobacco-stained Jaws, emanating from him was not exactly
to called "Big Freeze" which brought newspaper during Blanding The idea of Heaven
Gainesville during the school term so destruction of the citrus groves in days, and kept a pressman busy ail Wretched type, you cram up your that of divine essence, being a was somewhat tramp printer's foggy but his concep-
they would have better educational Bradford County in the winter of week feeding newsprint one sheet at a stick; combination of stale tobacco smoke
tion of Hades was very clear: it was a
opportunities. He began his newspaper 1894-95 leaving this area in a financial time was Junked and a web letterpress Drunk today, to your sorrow half printers ink, Old Crow, and the where all the copy was

career as "printers devil" on tailspin. Many of the grove owners Installed. This"Duplex" served sober tomorrow absence of soao. place reprint" temperance lectures, set In
the old Gainesville Daily Bee learn- and left until the of the The rest of the week you're "too hand slow
gave up Bradford County coming revolutionaryoffset sick." Setting type by was solid small pica type with narrow cob
ing to set hand type at the age of after this disaster, but the newspaper printing process In the HMO's,in work, and the tramp had plenty of umns with pay at ten cents a thou- .
ten.His formal schooling was cut stuck it out though times were hard. which the use of metal type was aban The typographical tramp could. time to think and reflect on the matterhe sand, measured with a rubber string,
short by the need to heir support his Matthews and Farmer continued as doned and a photographic process always be told from pencil vendt-... was composing. Spelling out and no free circus tickets. .

sisters after the his parents, partners until 1898 when the latter substituted, where strips of paper Having terminated a Job and I
and after the demise of The Bee, he sold out his interest to Matthews and took the place of gallies of metal type. received his pay, the "tramp" would .' .
worked for other Gainesville papers left for work further south. But a The old Linotypes were swept aside get a clean shave and, mayhap a
until leaving for Ocala: where boost to the town's economy came: In by computers, and huge offset VlJmw[ f haircut to last him until his next Job.
previously worked during one of the that year when the final county seat presses turned out as many papers In ooaJwaI1rm From the length of the bristles on his I

interims between papers in Gaines election was held, preceded by bitter minutes as a sheet-fed letterpress chin, one could judge Just how long
ville. In Ocala: he met and became editorial feuding between The could in hours. v vma 3 he'd been Idle. Completely indifferentto 1t
friends with Wallace Stovall who, Telegraph and the Lake Butler For several years after The Tele- employment if no work was
with his brother, published The Bulletin over which town should have graph converted to offset in 1968, L available he would. touchUhft editors

Marion Free Press. Later Mr.. .. the coveted courthouse'.Starke-wonV-.. .;jWa oa e""""n 'tIJoO'MHlho """':1'J :.v tar.- malJID .. for a quartereacHWin:: : prtnasrWfor) .......
StovaN; who eventually became pub by a narrow margin;' and "The' '' "printed In "central plant"/ I I.. Green a dime, the devil for a nickel, swipe

lisher of The Tampa Tribune, per, Telegraph, along with the rest of the Cove Springs where the press was CfCCtfCQJ cantoThere an armful of exchanges, and go on his .r
suaded Matthews, then only 16, to town, received an economic boost as owned by a group of publishers who way rejoicing.
become editor of The Foster Park the county seat. found it financially unfeasible to i
Independent, a small paper printed at Under the leadership of Matthews, make the huge investment necessaryto Yet, with all his many faults,evil the .
North Lake Weir. The Telegraph subscription list con purchase a press solely for its own weren't any computers In Stark in 1893 but there was a brand tramp printer was a necessary I;
Around 1980, after phosphate was tinued to grow, and in 1905 it became new "Calagraphn-the first typewriter seen in the city: and the proud and frequently welcomed by harried
discovered at Dunnellon and that lit- evident that a new and faster press use.The Telegraph was sold by E.L. possession of Mr. N.J. Jones, who operated a general store on West Call publishers with could open arms.existed Many ;
tle town in South Marion County would have to replace the one being Matthews 1973 to two of his sons-in- Street. small papers : not have
became a booming mining center, used, which would print only one page law, Bob Ferguson and John Miller The "newfangled"machine was big enough news to warrant an(item In without his cheap work and traveling ;
Matthews established the Dunnellon at a time. However, the second floor who have published it since that time. The Telegraph, whose editor claimed that Mr. Johns got so much business !- around as he did, he picked up many (
News. It was the era of the Infamous of the old Jones building was deemed As the town and county continued to from an ad run In the paper that he had to buy the typewriter and new ideas and methods of printing
convict leasing system of Florida, unsafe to support a heavy cylinder grow, so did the newspaper. The new employ a stenographer to keep up with the work. which added to the knowledge of the

and the big mining interests, who press and the young editor began publishers continued to expand the "Nothing succeeds like success: The Telegraph said, "and nothing craft. .I
leased prisoners as a source of cheap looking for a new location. business, founding a new paper, The aids more materially In hastening success than the use of printer' Ink. What finally became of the tramp
labor, abused and mistreated them About this time -after a hard fought Lake Region Monitor to serve the Now, for Instance, Mr. N.J. Jones came: out two weeks ago in an attractive printer..what caused his tribe to

unmercifully. Matthews, still less battle-saloons were voted out of Keystone Heights area, and purchasing column advertisement and this week he finds it necessary to purchase dwindle and then Perhaps entirely .
than 20 years of age, was an out- Starke and J.D. Crabb, proprietor of the Union County Times at Lake a typewriter and engage the services: of a stenographer and typewriter we'll never know. his rugged
spoken editor-almost too outspokenfor the Red Light Saloon on West Call Butler. With three papers to publish, to expedite the great volume of business that dally seeks transaction Individualism was incapable of con-
some people-chief among them Street, closed up and left town in it once more became at his store. forming to the colorless routine of the
being a wealthy citizen who had leased disgust. Matthews bought the vacated The Telegraph to have its own press, "Miss Ida Wltkovskl who has for some time had charge of the books at computer age. Perhaps his unwashed
a large number of convicts and building from the estate of Dr. J.L. and a four-unit web offset News King Mr. Jones' emporium, wW find her labors considerably lightened by the presence was too out of keeping with
then subleased them to the mine Gaskins for$800 and moved his newspaper was purchased In 1977. acquisition of the a tis Miss Wltkovski enjoys the distinction the orderly Interior of the modern
operators. The convicts were brutally plant into its new home-almost Another forward step was taken in of being the only person city who has mastered stenography print shop. Perhaps the new era of efficiency

treated and the young editor wrote directly across the street from the February of this year when new electronic and typewriting and these accomplishments are greatly to her simply left him no dark corners -
critically about the system in his Jones building. This location la the computerized typesetting credit." In which to hide his bottle of Old

paper. The mining Interests were one still occupied by The Telegraph equipment was Installed, making it Ida Witkovskl the stenographer had learned typing at a business Crow behind a box of mouldering patent .
powerful enough at that time to make today, although the building has been unnecessary for the reporter to write school In Jacksonville and returned to Starke to work for Mr. Jones, medicine electrotype ,
operation of the paper economically enlarged and remodeled over the out his story and pass it on to the father of DeWitt C. Jones. She soon met and married Eugene S. Matthews Whatever the cause the tramp I
unfeasible, unless its policies were years. typesetter to re-set Into columns of who purchased The Telegraph in 1893, when It was still located printer is gone. Perhaps some/ daywe'll

changed, so Matthews sold the news Upon moving Into the new quartersa type to be pasted on the newspaper upstairs over the Jones store. ed and come across preserved one, properly in alcohol label \

and returned to Ocala.: cement floor was poured to providea page. Now reporters type their fittingly
When Matthews received word that firm foundation for a rebuilt cylin- stories on a "mini-disc terminal typing - - - - in some remote museum.Mules

The Telegraph could: be bought, he der press, purchased from an old machine" which flashes each u-r: :df'k I IA
soon headed for Starke. Althoughborn friend of Matthews' from the time character on a screen as they type NEAR DROWNING .
in the western part of Bradford they worked together as youngsters in and errors may be seen and correctedas ATKINGSLEYLAKE
County (now Union) the young newspaperman Ocala.This man was Wallace Stovall the article is written. The story is
had never visited Starke who made and lost a fortune as an electronically stored on a disc whichIs Mrs Irene Goodyear of Lakeland/ party of citizens of Starke appeared working roads with machinery expressed
before coming here to look The Tele- early publisher of the Tampa later placed in print-out computer who is visiting her father, Mr. Paul E. before the Board of County the opinion that at least four

graph over. Due to the poor roads, Tribune.By which automatically sets type in proper Canova, at Klngsley Lakei came: near Commissioners Tuesday af ternon and times as much work and better work, r
lack of bridges over New River, and this time,the"medieval period"in newspaper width, ready to be drowning late A suggested the advisability of purchasing would be accomplished by the pur*
horse-drawn transportation of those The Telegraph's mechanical: pasted onto the layout sheet. party of girls and boys were In some mules and placing them to chase of mules with no additional expense -
times, it was a difficult trip from department had pretty well passed, This modern electronic and computerized : bathing near Darby landing and use in grading the roads. Those except the feed for the stock
Providence to Starke, and not one to and It wasn't long before Matthews typesetting equipment is Miss Florence Canova and Mrs. appearing were N.T. Ritch, E.S. Matthews
be undertaken except in case of dire attracted statewide attention with his the same system used on large daily Goodyear decided to swim across, ,. H.C. Richard Dr. J.P. Tom- It is believed that the commissioners -
necessity. "Linotype Club a bargain deal oft newspapers. With the new Trendsetter while Hilda Canova rowed over In a linson J.L. Davis, and G.C. Living will shortly adopt the method of

Upon arrival in Starke that January fered to subscribers: in order to raise and Mini-Disc-Termlnal system boat.Mrs. ston. working the roads by machinery and I
day of 1893, Matthews was surprisedto the $500 down payment on that manufactured by Compugraphic Corporation Goodyear was swimming near that It will be a great improvement I
find an old friend employed as a marvelous machine which 'would headquartered In Wilmington the boat, when suddenly she was Commissioner S.T. Dowling who over ,the present shovel and pick I
printer for the Webbs. This young forever end the painful process of setting Delaware the weekly caught under It. The crowd passed has had considerable experience In method.1915.. '
man was Ben J. Farmer who had type by hand. Matthews offereda Telegraph has a full electronic composition unaward of the fact, the boat i
learned the trade along with Mat- six year subscription for $3 to the system using today's most over her twice before anyone realizedher i
thews in Gainesville. Farmer begged first 100 applicants. The club was a advanced word management techni- serious condition. Hilda did not 1
Matthews to take him on as a partnerin success. The Telegraph was soon ques. realize her sister was under the boat

the purchase of the paper, and the able to buy the first Model Linotype This process la'a far cry from the until someone at Darby' halloed
two young men struck a deal with sold in Florida. Most Florida papers days when each letter of the alphabetwas "Stop." Then she rowed backward, 1\\ RIGHTEOUS VERDICT.The :

Webb to buv The Telegraph, 'locJc, using Linotypes at that time had the on a separate piece of metal type passing the boat over Mrs. Goodyeartwice. .
that had to be set Into the right line .
length by hand proof-read and As It was In 20 feet of water, I'
< corrected-thear after the paper was Florence swam to her and held her up verdict of all the ladies
printed, had to be redistributed one out of water until Frank Lane and
letter at a time back Into Its proper Walter Graham could swim to her who have visited my, store during
from Darby's pier and assisted in
A niche in the type case- laborious.
time-consuming Job. getting her into the boat In a few present weeks i that

23v3* Thus,Is the present management hours she had recovered.1915, mme is the most exquisite line .', '

Groceries The Telegraph following the prece-
Sells dent of modernization set by E.S. BRAVE LAWTEY LADIES tit Spring and Summer Millinery

**t3GpEAPER Matthews es when he installed
years ago
one of the first full-site Linotypes LAWTEY: Misses Eva Futch and ever displayed in Stuke.DOD'C "

in the State of Florida. Loca Johnson have proved themselves -
order for
to be heroines of the bravest place an your
CHEAPEST -In his "Brief History of The Bradford ,1

THANETHE County Telegraph" written in type. The necessity of an Important hat until you have seen! the
mission the other day led them to
1959 by Leslie Walton Robshaw, a student -
I "..'t','." journalist at the University of volunteer their services to sit In a borrowed beauties In my store and noted

b .t/ Ft Florida, the author said:. buggy and drive a fractious
t h'i: "From its Inception The Telegrapn .mule over rough roads a long distance the price.
ify '. has been dedicated to an ideal of into the country. All this they did and
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did well that they returned with< W .. .;d. community service.' Under the so
N- '. dance of 1U several editors It has suffering a scratch, and with everything
e grown with the county' it serves and intact. Even the mule had the B. R. WITKOVSKJ;
For !R': :: has contributed to the gowth of-that same four legs with which he started.
: j, area by its constant: encouragementand The purpose of their mission was to ,: ,;" ,
...:: -. promotion of the community's carry to her home their aunt, Mr*.
resources.* Britt. -1919. -

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VOL. I. STARKE, FLA., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1879. NO. 14. 1 '

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Florida Telegraph! ..1 Hon.W.D. Slosh amA BRADFORD COUNTY) REPORT OS COTTON "I.nudel" .f Presldouee. flr) S

PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY correspondent of the Apopka No. acres land IOt.088 as u'Nrrs.We

RATES Of SUBSCRIPTION: Cil '..., lIe the Jacksonville No. acres land Improved 17,808 Through courtesy of Mr. do not wish to boast but we .
OtwYur, BOO Unwn, think that Hon. W.D. Blox- Value S3U,331 Thbaut, RailRoad Agt. ti have the richest and the best lands /
Sll Monti .1100
ADVERTISING RATES: ham the popular Secretary of State Value City properly UUOG Telegraph Operator at this point for rice, oats cotton and corn that I Paper Is
w On*iquurt/Inil Inwrtlon II 00 la the only man whom the No. horses and mules 1.151No. we are enabled to make the follow. have seen In the State.A .

Each addition*! liuwtlon. .,50Profeulonal Democrats can elect as Governor at cattle 11.804' ing accurate statement of cotton negro struck another on the
and Cinte ol
BuclnM the next election. W* admire Cover- No sheep 2.384 shipped from Starke. During 1878. head
10 llmrs.per annum, .. 1000AllcanteoverlOllMapirannuni with a sUck some tim ago. It
.. ISOO nor Bloxham end would No. hogs 8.145 500 bales or 150,000 worth of Sea coat the perpetrator 140. It does not
Notice: ppllcstloit': :::: for Utlm olAdmlnialralion unhesitatingly follow his crest Into Value animals 51U.520 Island was .hipped. Our readers pay to Up the skull Far Cry From Today'sCotton
100Nolle the thickest fight In full confidencethat Value personal property $151,897Aggr.g. remember 1878 is a very bad season
of Appointment M AdmlnlaIralor 100 h* could organic and achieve val personal for cotton in this county and It cannot The public school has commencedand

Nolle*to Debtors and Creditors, looNolle victory but that h* JI I the only man property 5296.417Aglr.l. be taken as an average one it Is moving on well and
*for Final DlimtaMl 1500Nolle who can carry the Stat. we do not val person III real From $75.000 to 100.000 worth of smoothly, Mr. C.H. Alnsll Is its was still king of Bradford County
NotlcotialoRealKlUt*for Leave to Mil Rul EII..I.. 100 100 believe. Any man who has standingand prop. 5682.45J: cotton is the average annual ship teacher agriculture Republicans were preparing to

Notices: ol over 1 tquares will be chargedby Influence enough to secure a State tax total 5S.214.6G ment. The annual shipment of Married: Simmons-Brown. On make a "desperate struggle" to regain their
the aquar at .legal rate. nomination at the hands of such a County tax 51.364.85 vegetables Ac., Is steadily on the In.
All other .Legal Nollcct and Advertisement Democratic convention II will School county 51.706.90 crease Wednesday Oct. 15th at the lost power over state government and Starke
will be charged cording lo the residence of the bride's parents by presented "a lively "
assemble next ought to be ableto appearance on Saturdays
they and the number 011 Inner year
puce occupy Rev. John G. Taylor Mr. BenjaminSimmons
linns required, carry this State without any trou and Miss Jennie Brown. according to the oldest existing copy of The
Local Notices 10.,. line
Liberal, reductions m.CID regular advertiser ble.We do not trouble ourselves ov.rthe All of Bradford county. Congratulation Florida Telegraph dated October 25 1879.

____ question of finding standard lit.
bearer for the struggle of 1880. We The Telegraph was published on Saturdaysat
Smoke the World's Fur Cigar on The trial of Mr. C.H. Ainslie. at
ly 5' at Richard & Pace. rely upon the wisdom patriotismand Lake Butler before the Board of Instruction that time, and the yellowed and torn paper is

discretion of the convention to was a mockery. Not a Volume 1, No. 14, indicating that it was printedIn

The town treasury has reaped the be called for that purpose.If single charge against Mr. Alnsli the fourteenth week after Col. Wm. W.

benefit of several fines the last weekor what we fought for In 1876 was could be sustained while on the Moore, with the help of his son. Sterling put
blows worth the power then expended It other hand there
two- "To an III wind that was overwhelming
nobody good" la worth united and manly fight to evidence In his favor. And as the together the first issue on July 26. 1879.

retain The Republican are preparing vSr natural result Mr. A. was

Somebody said he didn't see how to make desperate struggle to w unanimously and honorably acquit The invaluable (from a historical standpoint)
regain the they have lost, but
of nature's noblemen of the
class any the immortal "Miss Slimmens"p with union in our own ranks, their del ted.A Paper was found more than 25 years ago by the
.crferred. could remain six monthsin struggle will be hopeless, and we 1 B. Johns in a trunk stored in the old

Slnrke without having his heart see no real obstacle to as united and Mr. Junius.-A: you have asked two story house in which she lived on Nona

grabbled out by sweet Cupid. Our enthusiastic a struggle on the partof for news and notes I avail myself of Street.

typos left rib Is so tickled by the lit the Democracy as was made In the opportunity In a brief way. I

tie god that he can't tell whether 1876. thank the Board of Instruction for Excerpts from that 1879 paper shown on
letter K, or H., and he's been here The Tallahassee FLORIDIAN of their Impartial trial THey are men this
only a few weeks. a recent date positively declares that have the interest of educationat page-though imperfect because of their
that Mr. Bloxham I la not aspiring to I heart. I also tender my thanks to age-give some idea of the vast difference

Starke presents a lively appearance be Governor. Whether a candidateor AiT11 friends whose names are too between newspapers a hundred years ago and
on Saturdays. The streetsare not we feel confident that the numerous to mention for their today.
crowded with vehicles of all voice of Florida's eloquent and cooperation teal, sympathy and
kinds freighted with cotton and gifted son will be heard to ring In congratulations. "
country produce. Our merchants are the next campaign wherever the C.H. Ainslie There was very little "hard news as it is

busy as bees exchanging and selling fight is hottest Iv The elite, literati! and aristocracyof now called and social and editorial comments

their substantial and attractive our town speak of organizing were sprinkled through the pages at random.

stocks of goods. New goods, low Education by the Slat' ';.k4 \ &fV private school. Mr. Tailor Hoin has Headlines were small, and pictures non

prices, and quick sales, is the orderof We noticed an article on this all been suggested a* the teacher. It la existent. Advertisements were small also and

the day. important subject sometime sine true our public schools'are fr. consisted largely of "professional cards" of doctors .
quently overcrowded and often attended
from the Gainesville Sun In whichare
Two good Cigars Rivers' for on sentiments we heartily endorseand Wrv 117 by mixed races Yet I think and lawyers and the colorful patent

ly 5'. repeat. The writer states that It 1r eventually our public schools will be medicine ads for the cure-ails that were so

''I ...._.. is the part of wisdom and public conscience 1 >;. the best In the county. But I wish all popular in those days. Even though small and

A handsome PresentMr. to make the system performthe \% enterprises In the right direction inexpensive-some were run at a rate of $5 per

E.D. Prevatt one of our work of fitting the children of : success. year-these ads were almost the sole support of .
enterprising and generous farmers the people with a thorough common The Incessant rainy weather Is
residing about three miles from school education. While public ruining the cotton appallingly. Our many newspapers.In

town presented us on Saturday last schools are fixtures, masse of the WILLIAM W. MOORE losses make us gloomy; yet we look
with a handsome bunch of people so far rely on them as the to the regular visits of the this oldest issue we find Starke described

grapefruit grown on his farm. sole means of educating their offspring ('01. William W. Moore, a newspaperman of wide ex Telegraph to cheer us up. as presenting "a lively appearance Satur

e There were 24 In the cluster which that private schools are abandoned perience., visited Starke In IH79 and looked over thf'proapf'ctll days. The streets are crowded with vehicles of

weighed 23 pounds Mr. Prevatt will for want of patronage.Nothing for starting a newspaper (01. :Moore saw all kinds freighted with cotton and country
please accept our thanks for this compensates the citizensfor limber being cut for new home and business Btui-Uu Itiatitulu,
present and if any one can beat him the duties of citizenship: he is buildings: saw cotton farmers prospering, and citrus produce. Our merchants'are busy as bees ex
on grapefruit we would be glad to compelled to perform so adequatelyand groves blooming lie liked what he HUH and the people Starke, ,._ changing and selling their substantial and attractive
hear from them. We don't think it advantageously ss the educs who had made It happen.. HP left, after u .short t lull but stocks of goods;"
can be did! lion of the offspring he Is rearingfor noon returned with hilt famlh and mount printing KhT\IU.IMIK: : ) |IN 1817Fall ,

the state by the state There is t'llulpm"lIt to publish the first Issue nf The Florida
no good accruing to him. In consideration TcIegrupll Term opens on the first Mon. Cotton was still king of Bradford County

We inquired of Mr. David Jones, of the support he gives to day in September 1879. continuing although sales in 1878. "a bad year." had total .' .
four scholastic months. ,
whose farm Is in sight of town how the commonwealth which i la half
so ed only 50000. The annual sale
his rice and corn crop averaged this awakens NOTICEAt Spring Term opens on first Tuesday average was .. .
season. He states that his corn yielded attachment satisfactory for or his government.a stronger For in January 1880 continuing six $75,000 to $100.000 in the Bradford area which '

about 21 bushels per acre; some this he will bear the burden of taxation a meeting of the Town Council; prisoned in the discretion of the scholastic months then included Union County., i

of his rice at the rate of 40 and some with pleasure. Our chief and of Starke on Tuesday Oct 14th Mayor. STUDIES: .ia.

100 bushels per acre. near danger Is in the condensation. of 1879 the following ordinances were These ordinances to take effect In his editorials Col. Moore, a Democrat who .;1
Spelling Grammar:
from dale of Oct. Mth Eng. ,
masses. of ignorance-such as breed unanimously adoptedOrdinance : puimige "
1879. Algebra Trigonometry Natural the paper "Conservative in Politics,
Mormonism Communism Red Nil. 1:1.:;
Mr. Coo Baisden's farm Republicanism general vice crime, It Is furthermore ordered that Science Penmanship Reading was concerned that Republicans who had controlled
joining Be it ordained as follow. That all the above ordinances hi Declamation. Geometry lIist..ry.Gr..k. Florida's
Mr. J'.. chows thrift and good and hatred of the order of societyand publishedin government during Reconstruction
parties carrying concealed the of this 7htFlorida Exercise in Composition
weapons paper town
restraints of The days make
notice about 50 nourishing government. were "preparing to a
to wit: Pistols Dirks., Bowie Knives Tvtvgrnph. Geography Arithmetic, Surveying
orange trees of them bearing rapacity of the elector to understandthe desperate struggle to'rt'gain the
many Latin. Rhetoric. fonij power they
of Razors or any other deadly weapon By order of the Town Council. Original >oi
besides a grove of young tree. questions policy or principleon tion. have lost But he added hopefully "With
which he is called to vote shall he deemed guilty of a violation J.C. CLARK Clerk.
Fruit TrewsThose depends on the breadth and cultureof of this ordinance and upon arrest union in our own ranks we see no real obstacleto \

his mind:./Ignorance Is the best and conviction shall be fined not jx", r. ,an it.11''''.. i.>:". h fuK1TAI'.II'III.I Terms of Tuition : as united and enthusiastic a struggle/ on the
of our citizens who are I less, than Ten Dollars, or more than : : ) IKHI.. t FIRST GRADE of ten "
used of all the wicked tools per quarter| part of Democracy as Was made in 1876.
cultivating lemon and other
orange employed for success by bold had Twenty five Dollars or both so fined weeks . $ U.I:
fruit trees willlCr.atly oblige us by Richard & Pace
man. Ignorance clothed with and Imprisoned. in the discretion of SECOND GRADE, per quarter often
leaving at the office memorandumor
a ,
the Mayor. Since and ads
weeks $100 news were scarce and setting
stall-men! giving number of legislative or other power corrupt (': :/' t'\1:J.\1'/. J' <>.\ f/.I.U
treesv' are preparing a table for and illiterate men; and the consequence Ordinance: I II. THIRD GRADE PIT quarter of ten type by hand was slow and tedious work printing -
bad laws and shameful Corn Bacon and Flour weeks. SB.OO
was even a four-page was an almost impossible .
exhibition at the next Fruit Be It ordained as follows That all ,, paper
drnwtrs. Convention and for diMrl government. All thi.'vilrlln only he parties that are found gambling A'... A -_ task for most small weeklies a. hun

billion IIhr..adllnd twe want to show eradicated by Hi-tiling of the education.peoplethrough'lhi' within the corporate limits of -1\1':1.1/ .5.vv, rl/: '.''/:\r Instruction 'thorough and dred years ago. Consequently a firm in Allan-
the total mini her of fruit tree in appliances Slurkt. shall hi- arrested' and system.itlt' ta them with
Sl.irke \\'" desire to have our Mule. Gold government and lih'ral'duru. brought "before the Mayor and if r nr Special training for hu im>s. life supplied two pages "readyprInted"

men u* full and urriirnte as possi. lion are rorrilntixt's.H guilty shall he fined not I less than Groceries, Provisions Dry Goods as well as. in the higher rued n limiuiili'iHirtmt'Hln with non-local features such as Sun ,

tile U e; to show people abroad Five Dollars or more than Fifteen tuiol Iv. :'!: IX= of education. day School lessons short stories poems and

him ninth f.ulh (the 'people of Slarke dollars or both so fined and 1m :crARD W.&RE'1)III'GNJi Slarke h remurk.ihltfor its items of doubtful interest. The weekly editors :
: !. Alwirrtrt'ulrd this weekto
hale Iht' UH hntlt/lliihlr, /
in I onmgrWr .mime npri'intent of hit sugar cane, : ; UIIICINKS;; : Hoard can he obtained on would then print their local news and ads on :

nit-attiring M feet I Iln'h.und of large .\.(.. & \\ t-T:: 1'111.\ .ASI KN KIO: 'THING TH.VT 1* .IvHT: rffiifji/,-1,"rmn. the reverse side of the "ready print." hoping"I"n some swvi-t potatoes TU \''.IT \1I.lUI\I' IX For further particular, address,'' subscribers would think the entire paper was
nut ice 'apt." Kuhurd has a related to those of the ",-'''h'rn Tf/ku Vtf rit Jul.IIJlI IN79, A First. ('I"l .* I'on n tr)' tilurc.Axo I'.l.. IVer.Primipal. printed in the home !shop.'
dilrh, opened, sand u neat side walk
"'|111.1 h'r. who lOut comfortably on ,
thrown up on t th<> South md.. of his one end of his Yam while the other lit; list; son'IIlwiivrtrmimlimt 1'd.1 far rn.h mi'l I ,'""Imnjpil fur rniinlr' )' The Full Term of four school mono
handsome lot facing the depot. The mil roasted for V\'. always 10.NrarttArrhvi'allahan : .I Almost anything went for news in those
.tule9I.1$ .
supper :
this School frttnf
I I'uhlic
a* a
1 nrki-. fTtt -n opens
,',','nl wet vie.ither' hasiuused. ulo feel! much encouraged when thesemirl ,Il.rruntArroeltullan -- tuition.Alvarez'Gaskins. days when the editor's problem was trying to

think more than ever how much of testimonials. of Bradford 11 1.p inlrrnrhraadltraueh fill .up space rather than frying to find room
neatness' and comfort the town and of intelligent IJJapntlrntrllnlduut --.--.-----
ri'xtiurrt for everything as is the The
I case today. J 1879
would enjoy if our riti/rns would i'1-mful. farming claim our admiration eapiii W. H. RIVERS
l8iti', tialdnlll I 141p
nlIrrnetasldlc us that Richard has
paper "Capt. ditch
drum and nirolv' grade their .side and thank 2 inpnlArnteIan. a
walks, Starke has room fur much ,try Ndpe, opened and a neat sidewalk thrown up on the
t'l it M l It! ''1DRY
.j improvement in t this respeu. Do it. ,lrnte'1'l'nldd.;.. I .11 "IIIorrt"k. "'".".,KM IX south side of his handsome lot faring the
i and see if it won't hula a wonderfulefwt :Not lee 1LpolArnteThitrninn a OOIJsit' depot" and Col. Moore
'111',11I Goods & announced that "Mr.
upon, our spirits generally.Each The Iarkt' liousv". i I. nnt'. as ,\rr""ulolcl 4 :"11'11Iorr" Dry Groceries E.D.

,f will I then Hive his neighbor a advrrlied. opened a* >.t't. hut will "'ik111w.1111i', 3NIp: m.Arrite.lrrnknob .V.rt iftrf (V. uu J TA,_,..* /*.. Pj-evatt presented the editor with a hand
i. merrier greeting a broader smileand he buck in a short. lime. .110'11" :rlp ntArrte GROCERIES. some bunch of grapefruit grown on his farm.
r a kindlier .."rd..eal'h would T. Hopkins Archer 1 .r;'" III. W K k""I'| nin.tnnllr. on hand f"lIlIhl' of There were 24 in the cluster which weighed 23
tl cherish pride and exhilaration ,Irate.lIn.n..n 7.l::!'1'11I, .\ U'. I:..,, r Il'.v.. pounds."
jt because. of the newness. and Arnirteter'nvdl xlxpm Dry Goa i. Clothing Boots,Shoes
,IrnveH.en'isd t Ii :III I' III. Starke. JTlorida.DT .
.! neatness of things. Haven't vounoticed New Drug Store. ,\mv1 ,. .r I\'Y' hellpnt.1,1n1. Hats Notions. &
change in the demeanor of c. Providence Jn the western of the
"1. 1\?. I'" .. "" ,,,.:) .. 'inii, : II. n.1 l..I part coun.
our friend Jerry Hlilch and how WNripLwlrei'edv ..f Jlrrda.pawd l'nsd.ry.e.rre. ty (now Union) was the only community with a

things look around his way'.> Kt's' ;I 1..'II m.Irnve ( GOODS AriO; GROCERS! AIM correspondent in the 1879 Issue .
DR. E. 0. PASCHALL. It..od .1:tit'II 11\ ,;/
,\n'''","','r I''k 4na: 'mlrnirNmnwm Uliitfi. '( "Cr..1r(! 'tn ,ork.I! h '..wprk.\ \ Com Bacon Lard J '
IlKtltM IX ';\,11I11: inArnoln ..'Ilul.1 '','iuur> I'litlmttiui ''t. ,
Medicines Chemicals &c. h.'r e..,II''" | yv i";u-11 FUH'll, SIH8AK, KYItrr, *rQ Advertisements included one from Moses$ .
Drugs, .\rrtHall"" awa 11rr.'ndu \ I4.t.I-"
Jesse N. Jones ,\.."..,\ l'Ina sit.Arnirtotnrrtule <...U.dl| | limp' for' r..h nr country .pro. Mack Blacksmith and Wheelwright; the.-. ;: ':

Starke F1a. ; .'Nits m.Arrwrwaldu ., Geo. W. Baisden, tI,....if.. yea t'nil would iiirt trtuniliw bsrglduw I i.".it. *k nutl!prl.i.e. I. Starke Institute established in 1877; and Tom"L? ; ,
D",ttrs> is iI.III '
Hemingway Goods and '
.AVtSo Jmt IINIIil. n fn .k "ui.l; Arnv.14tarkr ArrtieThurslnn, CM roam; Dealer Our Grist ::111I'otto.- Gin first-class Dry Groceries with '
Dry Goods & Groceries Ii I a m "Sample Room". in the ,rear of the
fully H-liinlMi. | k "( Dm- V-II Arr'' ""T'11lpl. 101ia m.Arnvrl.s.iry Hnulv foe. 11<11.. .."', ntilmr*! all limn.Urlmtlnf ._
DINter. *i.. wi are al..l, !". Mttl.Iynn store "where fine of| | -14 Liquors all kinds
\ir1ArM, 1Ir. ... ... .. lanuntArniellsvvilh :: \Vl1KN Live I'lH, .%''UVKTwaKX SK.tANe, iiiiinlny8l and
f, C Oi/t awl 7.t. No, tliliiiiliil. In Inws ?'an'ry.6'rru.h .rk.. July \ nl.OLIVER .
'>: )1..11.Im*. and hi l.lrt.01'un'dei I : ('. iI.rum.ArrwHuldwm 1 Mft Lager on ice can be had at all times."
KEEPtntl1111 I ell Nf w '"IIIIUIt nl y Nnk I Ii' .ki,*i In slur (It.lI' In*.. i'dpm wails Hill >K Jl IM.N.U.'II
I make. KiHi'iHn. if m Ilnwwindanl.bu. I...,.lIald\l.n ItAlpmAmieKrundyBrunth HOUSE, ..
Dry Goods Shoes !.. .' i.1Arrtrethainn :k& uAly4fa/1'ILLf:, ri ; ,. ..
,Clothing.8oots, In ti-ini'itiiiillitic| pI( )*!k : >A. ,
,mwnplkm'a ik,} i* ul..... t'ur iliti,s' tl4p ii) Starke Fla. I'' '
/ Hats. Notions ic.II4MI !,a' .. sir.. arv .., Ann, 'd! ,\"v"all..hiln lisp' n.. :Ur,.. JP. j>I OUvcr.r..I.I..tct. ,
ni> ii...1 l rVnljn nmnuf' aim. ..>..1> HIV' Arnv.II"" .It..d thrpmArniF'ernxndmg :; ( 'N'>. Jltilll.E. I ......
: >.'.'U> AKP miH-KKN' U .\RN. .",r:..-.,.11.. Iw f> unit I'lltv. H e hull .Nipmjulyze .
a' w. .".,,,..tlv. niitiliiir niHiit Stew HfiU'Ii e ) t; I.X.LI..l'Upi.. BOARD ASl> L01XI1XU.lint .
( >'11;,.l-li. Iniuh. mot ANa rk", nmoUn"Irr. C. WHKINSONi -'*.. .. .. .SI 09 *. SI 30. >/ 'fit.w ''\
Corn Bacon Flour Lard. *. VW- li.nk. ... .. .. .JiUUfcfJOO.( J r, ,.Srf
All seta .rm".1 l n I.
cre ea fnn'i
' >fl'1i.11t SYHI'R ,n.II.I *. ,..".."' ram .".1 nll..11110.n ..II ir-t ttivrvn Orange wine has been shippedfrom House and Sign Painter f f.KB OWING TO LOCATION Of MOOM. -'. :'
, 1..11 npKnn: It* ln.un* wiitl.f.,fc 1h r Florida to Europe here it Is .i Ro4I1 fA* JUuMlk.Ouljr .
All j...,j..I.|. "lot| | cheap fur ..n.lo. Cull. ..,'II..,,IIK. .r%.W If iinllln, fnt.*..k ,and I IJ
I anb ruainim-: my silk sod.. prliwN m MMk,.,..' umrirlit IO' | | >.\ N/t:1L1v-o.we, llv lr 'cniutrui txl. Rresudyw ji :'
when niiih fur .! well |.oj/h. wm. \"tfll. 'Uulu tonic';;; : .a"d'i| > : "
lu cab ;
y'nu Lay or ,... drat .. L'uluuwl.nhuvu .
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f liilmsuirl.
of la tier
counsel prinliuv.. n i|. I*.J u,>ul ihlUK uur t> .- Starke: Florida. I i mid In luw fruiu ohfc'h ................. r,
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I BRADFORD ,COUNTY. a Product of the Sea !


DuPont GeologistOur Suwannee River. Drainage on the east side of Trail Ridge
Several Times Covered by The'Waters flows Into Black Creek then into the SL Johns River and
earth la a dynamic and changing thing. It changes finally into the Atlantic Ocean.
every day, but the changes are so minute that we do not see
them. When the first geological events that led to the During the millions of years sine their deposition, the
development of Bradford County as we know it took place, It Will Be Again Thousands of Years from Now limestones lying beneath the surface sands developed large 'r
this area was hundreds of miles away at entirely different caverns caused by the removal of calcium carbonate by
latitudes. Only recently have geologists learned that all of water percolating through openings in the rock. As these 1:
the continents were once one and have since broken up and t-lll;, "'. f11'Y caverns grew, many reached a point where their roofs were i
moved around this molten globe to their present positions. ,. M 4 not strong enough to support the overlying sediments. The
In fact they are still moving at rates up to 2 inches a year. weaker roofs broke allowing the surface sands to flow i
downward into cavernous voids in the limestones. This left I
We can begin our geological story about 500 million years large "dimple-like" depressions at the surface. These circular
ago when very white pure silica' sands were deposited in a + vat depressions are called "sink holes". Some of the
sea that covered the area of Bradford County.There was no sinks remained dry such as the one Just east of Brooker.

life on the continents but the seas were inhabited by & w .. This beautiful natural feature, called "Brooks Sink" ex-

...the area, that is Bradford County ...Brooks Sink near Brooker and

underwent several periods of Kingsley Lake both began as sink

submergence under the sea. holes in the underlying limestone.

Y. .

creatures that have been extinct for millions of 4
strange Yf M the
t poses phosphatic. limy sandstones and
'lyl N A i is sandy
I iM p
years. Geologists have given them equally strange names: limestones of the Hawthorn formation. Many of these beds
small creatures that crawled on the ocean floor are called are rich In fossils .both marine and terrestrial. During
trilobites; crinoids had the appearance of a lily growing periods of heavy rain Brooks Sink fills with water but dur
from the ocean floor but In reality they were invertibrates; 1 ing drier periods the water evaporates or filters down Into
and of invertibrates called floated at
colonies graptolites the underlying
limestones usually leaving small
the surface. After the white sands had been deposited, they pond at the bottom. only a
were consolidated and cemented with secondary silica and li
eventually formed a rock called "orthoquartzite". This '
strong rock is about 3,000 feet below us now and it providesa
firm foundation for parts of the Florida peninsula. All of Other sink holes filled with water and became lakes or
this happened during a period geologists call the'Ordovician" ponds. The most perfect example of these Is Kingsley Lake
which formed thousands of years ago after a very large
sink hole developed. Other sink hole lakes are Little Lake
What happened over the following 400 million years Is not Keystone. Loch Lomand, Lakes Opal Echo, Rosa and
known because there are no rocks in Florida representingthose others. In some cases more than one sink hole sharing a
periods to be studied. There may have been rocks basin produced larger lakes such Brooklyn and BrooklynBay.
deposited in Florida but if so, they have since been eroded Most of these lakes depend almost wholly on rainfall
away. During this time, however we do know that to maintain their levels. In periods of subnormal rainfall
primitive fish evolved, the trilobites and graptolites died many of these lakes drop as much as 20 feet in level. Only
out, and amphibians bridged the gap between fish and land lakes such as Kingsley, Lowry Magnolia and Blue Pond
animals. maintain their levels throughout periods of low rainfall.
This is possible because the shallow ground water table In
About 300 million years ago, vast swamps covered large the area of these lakes replenishes water lost by evaporation
areas of what we now know as Pennsylvania, West and seepage. Some, such as Kingsley. are also fed by
Virginia, and Kentucky. The lush vegetation growing in springs. The Keystone area lakes are underlain by sands
these swamps died and was buried beneath sands and that allow water to seep out of certain lakes such as
clays. These vegetative materials became coal and now Brooklyn and Johnson, which may drop as much as 20 feet
are one of the largest energy reserves that we have.. Grand Canyon ? ... No. A Slice of Trail Ridge during periods of subnormal rainfall.

Earth entered the age of the reptiles about 250 million This spectacular formation, which looks as If It pond level, this unusual formation of Impacted sand,
years ago. After 55 million years there evolved the giant might have been photographed In the Rocky Mountains shown dipping to the right In lower half of photo, were The final chapter in the development of Bradford County
reptiles called the dinosaur. No man ever saw a dinosaur saw plants grasses, and trees starting to as thin
streaks grow
,has been on view only one time and will never be exposed for the first time. Diagonal are remnants
because they became extinct millions of years before man seen again. The unique and geologically interesting of ancient sand dunes formed by the winds layers of soil developed over Trail Ridge. The shallow sea \
evolved. sight occurred: at du Font's Trail Ridge mine several millions of years ago. The horizontally bedded sands, that bad lain over western Bradford County left organic-
years ago when water In the dredge pond was pumpedout overlying the sand dunes, are much younger and were rich sediments that allowed more rapid formation of much i
The next chapter In Bradford's geologic history takes us eroded. better soils than those on the ridge. In fact, many areas
to twice Its normal depth in order to work an deposited after the dune sand were partially
,-....ckbout,100 million years to that age of the giant rep- unusual ore deposit.which extended dmmjw twice the*....lieavyrminerate.areeoacantrateOolJfr.JnJhelawet'" *, .. .,. ".along the crest of Trail JUdge !still do not have very well '
tiles. Dinosaurs roamed "ConUnents, winged reptiles depth of the average ore deposits along Trail Ridge. dune sands.Starke "' developed soils, "' growth of ice':'
(pterdactylsr. flew in the skies, and long-necked reptiles, As the dredge floated at 33 feet below the normalsea grasses and stunted scrub oak trees in some areas. I
called plesiosaurs swam in the oceans. Again, Bradford !
'County lay under a shallow sea. Geologic conditions were level.Starke was under about 10 feet of water but to the Jacksonville,. and Tallahassee were submerged
right for the deposition of fine grained calcium carbonate.This east lay an island. This island supported an extensive under 60 feet of water. Sites of Thomasville Qultman, and
t later became a rock called "marl". After the rock Man appeared In Florida a few thousand years B.C., long
made of fresh water trees. Birds nestedin Valdosta. the mainland the coastlineof
swamp up cypress Georgia were on near
after formed. of
the seas had fallen and the lakes had Much
formed solutions containing calcium sulfate flowed
the tall trees and amphibious alligators lived in the that day.
,I through it leaving crystals of anhydrite and gypsum bet. swamp water itself. Man had not evolved yet so this the surrounding area was swampy forcing early man to
ween the of calcium sulfate. This rock formation lying seek higher ground for trails,so it is not surprising that the
feet prehistoric Eden flourished undisturbed for thousands of After the seas dropped, exposing the Starke and
Lake Wales Ridge and Trail Ridge chosen for
2,500 below us makes up the second building blockon years. As the trees died they built up a layer of woody Keystone areas, they rose and fell four more times corresponding were major
north-south trails. In addition to high and dry trails these
which Bradford County was to form. As the MesozoicEra organic residues that are now 5 to 8 feet thick. Dr. to the freezing and thawing of glacial ice. During ,
came to an end, so did the giant reptiles. Geologists are highlands had many lakes to furnish food and water.
Frederick Rich, Pennsylvania State University scientist one of the glacial advances the seas hit their lowest
who Identified the fresh water cypress trees from fossil level. At that time the Florida peninsula was a 120-mile
pollen, says the swamp was very similar to the present day highland on a broad land feature measuring almost 400
" "...Trail Ridge began rising from Dismal Swamp in North Carolina and Virginia. This wood miles across. There was abundant life on this large feature
layer is now about 60 feet beneath the surface and has Including the flightless bird Titanus waller!, sabre toothed ...there is every reason to believe
the sea a million or so years ago altered to a point between being classed as peat and brown tigers, mastodons, wolves, foxes, snakes, and a variety of the seas will again cover the Brad-
while Starke area was still under coal. flying birds some of which are now' extinct Remains of
these animals are found In a number of Florida springs ford area in distant age to come.
ater. In the final formation of Trail Ridge, ocean currents rivers, and lakes. In fact, Sam Perry who lived near
washed sands from the northwest and began to build a spit- Kingsley Lake found a large mastodon bone buried in the ,
like ridge extending almost true north from a point about sands at the edge of Kingsley Lake In 1898. He was so Impressed 1
not sure why the dinosaurs disappeared. Some speculate six miles north of Keystone Heights. Strong winds formed with this fossil curiosity that he took it to Starke Nomadic Indians paused long enough to fashion arrow and <
that these giants ate up all of the food and died of starvation dunes and in doing so concentrated valuable minerals IImemte and placed it on display in Dr. J.L. Gaskins' drug store so spear heads using materials from as far away as Tampa
; others believe that disease killed them; and others zircon, and staurolite. These sands are now mined the public could view it. Bay and Tarpon Springs.'Cypress trees were plentiful in
believe that change in climatic conditions caused their by the Chemicals, Dyes and Pigments Department of E.I. those days which the Indians cut and hollowed out for t
disappearance. In any event it brought an end to another of duPont de Nemours&Company.Wilmington. Delaware. In canoes.A ,
Nature's ,many experiments with earth.. habitants. 1967 the duPont dredge pond was low enough for the bedding Many Irregularities and depressions from the sea floor
of ,the deposit to be seen. The accompanying filled with water after the seas receded and became lakes
Over the next 40 million years the area of Bradford photograph clearly shows the dune bedding covered by 10 and ponds. These were later given names such as Hampton number of these old dugouts have been found partially
buried in Lake Geneva and other lakes
County underwent numerous periods of submergenceunder to 15 feet of sand. The tops of the dunes were washed away Sampson. Rowell. and Crosby Lakes in the Starke area during periods of
the sea followed by brief periods of emergence and when sea level rose again and covered the Island for the and Geneva, Johnson. Santa Fe, and Swan the low lake levels. Remains of ancient Indians have also been
exposure to the atmosphere. During,this time, hundreds of last time This took place about 1,000.000 years ago duringthe Keystone area. found in some Florida springs. When the white man arrivedIn
Florida he loo Trail
feet of limestone (calcium carbonate) and dolomitecalclum.magneslum ice age that geologists call the "Pleistocene" epoch. Ridge as part of what was call-
( carbonate) were deposited. Many Rains falling on the southern end of Trail Ridge sought ed the "Alachua Trail connecting Camp Pickney on the
layers contain fossil shells, bryozoa. and sea urchins show. Sea level fell for the last time. During its fall it paused for the lower areas to run off, thus forming Alligator Creek. St. Marys River with Micanopy.
ing the waters were abundant In sea life. The limestones short periods of a few thousand years. At one point Gainesville This creek rises on the western slope of Trail Ridge and
that formed are very important to us today because they Lake City and Trail Ridge were Islands as can be flows through Starke into Rowell Lake then! into Sampson This brings us up to date In the development of the Bradford -
serve as vast underground storage tanks for our fresh seen on the accompanying map. The sites of present day Lake and eventually into the Gulf of Mexico by way of the County area, but is by no means the end of the ongoing
water supply The City of Starke Utilities Department'sw .
'n .. geological process. In years to come rains will wash down
are 500 to 600 feet deep and get their water from these the sides of Trail Ridge creating erosion that will eventually
limestones. The limestones are also mined for our use as leave just a remnant. Man will lakes with
building materials and as a source of agricultural lime and. ,,, VM, Jur. pMC' septic tank seepage and fertilizers. ASttate of Florida

dolomite yr ? report on northeast Florida water resources: predicts that
: /'Ti: North Florida lakes will be completely Inhabited by 198Q.
Seas followed a familiar pattern during the ensuing 20 : and by the year 2000 the nutrient levels will Increase,to a
million years. During this time about 175 feet of tandy ( point where the lakes will die i
phosphatic clays and limestones were deposited in the area iI
of Bradford County The seas were warm and abundant I
fish life enticed sharks to come in from the oceans to feed. ) 2.tcP Most scientists generally agree that we are nearing the 'j
As ice caps took up more water. seas in the Bradford County 4&42i / end of an interglacial 8riod. Some predict that carbon I
area fell. During these brief periods when land was ex : dioxide produced the burning of fossil fuels will double In
posed horses camels armadillos and other prehistoric the atmosphere within 75 years. Infrared rays will be absorbed I
animals 'roamed the land areas. !Many of these animals ( 4/ iW5----:: : /4'J/ by the carbon dioxide resulting In a temperature .Increase i
became extinct in North America and were later re- of several degrees enough to bring on the melting of .
Introduced into this country by men from Europe and South ice caps, heavy rains, and floods. Dr. S H. Schneider and |
America. Fossil fish teeth and land animal bones and teeth his colleague at the National Center for Atmospheric
found in the same rock formation are silent testimony to II' 1 M..f JQ r1Y.onw.S / Research in Boulder Colorado calculate the seas will rise
the fact 'that seas rose rapidly, often trapping the land .(' r ,
.wroosv b r \ V 15 to :25 feet above their present level at that time. Savannah
animals. Geologists named these phoephatic' rock layersthe Charleston. New Orleans and parts of Boston NewYork
Hawthorn formation because It was, originally described and Washington will be submerged. Next will come a
from outcroppings near the town of Hawthorne Florida. cooling down of the earth which Is a long term natural
You will note the rock formation name is not spelled the trend. Ice ages come about every 10 to 20 thousand yean
same as: the town's name. This Is because, the town of and earth has been In the warming cycle for the past II
Hawthorn added an "*e" in 1950 after the formation had thousand yean, therefore the climate Is expected to
been named. We still spell the rock formation's name I change drastically in the next thousand yean or so.
without the "e". These rocks contain economic deposits of ,p,;' \
phosphate and some areas west of Starke are now. under :'WM"i'' ik '<( '
lease to a mining company. 1 According to geologists the seas have risen to cover this
area many times over the past five million years. There is j I
The next event in the geological development of Bradford "i i Ii every reason to believe the sea will again cover all of Brad- ;t
County was the deposition of 50 feet of alternating massive h '' ford County some time in the next 100 thousand to one <
layers of olive-green clays and silica sand. Dr. E.C. Pirkleof >.; 'JI.: : million years or so.. As alt article In The Bradford i
the( University of Florida found small microfossils in the Telegraph a few years ago said "If the polar Ice cap ever '
clays which Indicate they were deposited. in a marine melts head for the 1 highest spot". Of course the writer was j
environment. referring to Trail Ridge which would once again I f
island. f
As we enter the final stage of development of Bradford Only Small Islands Marked North Florida When Seas Rose. r
County a million years, ago, there Is a long narrow sand "
ridge beginning to form at the northern end of a much older The Gainesville and Lake City arras were small would have been a seaport while the Waycrecs area Until the oceans rise again many hundreds or thousands', i
feature called the "Lake Wales Ridge." The Lake Wales &Islands and Starke and Lawtey were under eight to tea was submerged. The Ktagl Lake area was about t\ of generations of men will enjoy the warm days that remain i'
Ridge extends from the town of Lake Wales northward to a:' .' feet .l'wiler thousands of years ago when the tea wasffftAaitBigher five feet above sea level: Other existing Islands were '. during the remainder of this brief emergence from the sea.
near Keystone Heights, Sea levels continued to fluehate than It to today As shown by the above portions of Trail Ridge and the Lake City ridge. This Then one day man wilt have to retreat from rising waters;
as they had In the paltJt.At one point during formation.s, 'I"'P erWorth Florida and South Georgia as geologist tea stand may have taken place during the Yarmouth and give Bradford County back to the sea that.made.t It lot
of Trail Ridge sea l level stood at what Is now 170 feet above they appeared;a"'that ,'lime. Q.uUmallJ Ca.'. InterglacUl stale ppl"01limattI11SO.0I)0 yean $Io.?: :' ;, d,. the first place,." ". .*,.. .- *"' ."", Sni, ; .

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1 If Polar Ice Cap Ever Melts, Better\ Head for Trail Ridge


If the polar Ice caps ever melt -. as
they probably will in the next millionor
to years the only spots In this ,
area remaining above MB level will < "
be on Trail Rlene. running along the
Clay-Bradford County line 1 between
Starke and Kingsley Lake. lk
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The highest point on the ridge IK .. \
about two miles southwest of the lakein ,
the vicinity of DuPont's Trail Ridge
offices, where the elevation reaches !''
260 feel above sea 1 level. Actually pit ,;
ridge starts in the Folkston area u if" f,,I'I I. r N\. t.
South Georgia and crosses the SI.; "', rlj
:Mary's River In north Baker fount' Highest Spot y -
Following the boundary line hl..1\\('(-" :;:
y east Baker County ant) Nest Na.ssau in Florida ,..:
and Dual, it continues south between {r
Bradford and 'lay und fans out in the 4, nn di,; b4u''
w' I
vicinity of Keystone Heights rR + II I II II I

The peak elevation on Trail Ridge is } I II It
the M-rnnd highest point in Florida
lopped only by another ridge running t
the middle of the from Iron i ? 1
up Mountain near. take.Slate Wales to the Tru il Ridge/ wall used by thr earliest high/ and dry and offered a vantage/ : ,
Indians in Florida an a ncrlhsouthroute from which
"Iul h'rn edge. nf Santa Fe Lake point to spot an approaching -
lav'oivd bv them because it Nay / enemy With the coming of I

There's One Old Time .

Meat Cutter In Town Atop Highland Hill'

Highland/ the 1I1II1I1I1I1'1I1t'1IIt'lIt, the Bradford-Clay After the Irvin was ,vurrfull balanced atop
('ount"11114' just north of l.uwley. sits atop TruilIUdl(". 'IliUlil.ind: Hill"I the fireman would take: a nap ttliile
Thin old frame building, once marking,! the center of the rain irrw piled JIM MIMM! alter! bbskhighe| rear
That Really Knows How Illghluml, screed. multiple uurpoKe. Ix-lntf' ( the 10""'" whvl'N. lit 'prevent u ai-k\\ard) t rill and"bribing II blind
Jt'IIt'rullllm.( .. host| office and railroad klalioii aroundthe slake In front or lln ",'uw calrher" t"prr\enl u loruad
r turn of the ('''lIllIr '. roll.
After his imp the fireman would slok the boiler fnriiiicc -
Tc Cut Meat. Trains In Hume dais hud a hard hove leNtlli// o\er the again, the' cnKlnrrr( uuulil' pull up llu- front Make
hump of the llinhl.ind Hill" hich marked the peak of mill |tat I the whistle in warn piisociiKcru and the crru.uliu .
crossing Trail Ridge: The early railroad rant., using the hud left the Irulu tiihh.>i binds Ulld"'llIh'I'4\1.| ., (hat
.tllaulialo-(tulf truck Here without brakes HO the Ih,', had lx'lt T jump uIN u'd. [
pnglnrerH. in making a stop at Highland, would After usMiriiic hiniHelf that e'er>onc nub present
carefully position the truin HO UN cruder of gratify the riiiulufler would Hhoul. "Let '..r roll!" und II...
would be at the crest of the Itidgr. presenting il from ImIn. after a shun start, Mould roll down the lirfm'to !
rolling forward l.awlej or backward to Baldwin. lauNle.\ under lit own weiu'il.' I

TE1 City Fish & the white man to Florida, it continuedin terior region of the Northeast Florida. In the mid-iaWs the City of
use as a trail, and later a sandy Coast for many years because of its Jacksonville studied a plan for a huge
t t (J road known as the Alachua Trail used topographical structure. U. S. watershed on a portion of the north
by settlers and fighting forces Highway :301 follows the general con fork of Black Creek which rises in
since! colonial times tour of the formation for several Kingsley lake, with Trail Ridge to IK-
Meat Market Where the Alachua Trail intersected miles between Maxville and the western boundary. The facility
the Black Creek Road Highland and picks it up again bet would have stored some 144 billion
(Newnansville to Middleburg) a Mrs. ween the Santa Fe River and Waldo gallons of water for the city and ould
607 E. Brownlee St. 964.8077 Monroe resided in the forks of the An 1831 map In the possession of M. have taken care of the water needs of
ft r road and must have provided food G McMillan Starke surveyor, showsa 500.000 persons but the plan was
and shelter for those travelling these road from Jacksonville to Alachua finally declared not economically
two important routes, since her placeIs (now Gainesville which followed the feasible with an'estimated cost of$11
shown as"Mrs. Monroe's"on early: ridge for a portion of its length. million. :
military maps of the Indian and Civil Historians have no doubt that the In-
Ernest Allen War period. The location is just dians used the ridge for travel and As early as the IKtO's: a route for a
across the Clay County line on State scouting, purposes because of its proposed cross-state canal was
Road( 230. east of Starke about where studied which would have run from
elevation. The
At City Fish & Meat Market, Custom Cutting Means the new DuPont dredge was assembled. height was also the St. Johns River through Kingsley \
Bottle diggers, who have probed favorable for the reading and sendingof Lake and on to Santa Fe River the
the have found bits of smoke signals as a means. of com Suwannee River and the Gulf. This
area, many
That You Choose The Exact Piece Of Meat You Want, broken I crockery indicating that a munication. Indian camps built along route was abandoned however
residence of some kind once stood the ridge in order to raid farms and because expensive locks would haveto
J. there.: Several Spanish coin and other plantations in the Bradford Clay,and be built to get ships over the humpof
Tell Ernest How Thick (pu Want It, And How You Want old coins were recently found in the Baker County areas finally Trail Ridge
necessitated the construction of fortsin .. ., __.__._ _..
area by an employee of the DuPont -- --?'--

I ; It Wrapped. All This Plus A Price. You Can Afford..... Company-ftenite'at' i ,the'which site. is now mining II- refuge.which One landowners of these, Fort could Van take Cor- the The DuPont ilmenite Company now being was mined eroded b5
Hand was southwest of Kingsley from rocks in the Appalachia
!More than 100 miles long. Trail
Lake near Mrs. Monroe's, and Plateau of North and the
Hard To Believe But True. Go See 1 lidge has influenced the development another which was prominent in the Carolinas millions of Georgia years ago and
\ : of roads and trails of the near inI Seminole Indian Wars was Fort washed down to Atlantic Ocean by
.. Harlee on the Santa Fe River. rivers when Trail Ridge was the first
1 bit of Florida emerging from the sea.
Several families grouped together Wind and:! wave action deposjted the
and formed a community known as ore in the sand dunes of the ridge,
One Hundred Years Ago. Trail Ridge, designated on some old which is actually an ancient beach.
maps as being north of Highland.
They appointed a mayor, the late A. Climbing Trail Ridge from Starke
B. Hart who settled on the ridge in toward Kingsley Lake the grade is so
1912 and held this title until his deathin gradual that it Is hardly noted.
1959 at the age of 80.The location of Residents of the area remember,
1 A Log Cabin Was ;, the community Is no longer evident, however, that the heavily loaded
& the buildings having been razed by a trucks taking materials out for the
pulpwood firm operating in the area. construction of Camp Blanding at the
Affordable If You
Highland was reportedly firM settledin start of World War II, would have to
the same manner as Trail Ridge. shift into low gear before they reached

Had A Back .4- the summit of the ridge about two.
Strong 4 r Old timers say that no one has ever miles west of the lake.
N been successful In drilling a flowirg
well on the ridge although there are So the next time it looks like a flood
To Cut The Logs And several natural springs. -just head for Trail Ridge.1

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B. .brallhfal day That ".11 (oiw" fmllnc. ttrcd. dull. llMlex tad "bin 1 ." the nibliiM
j To Help Put It Up . .nm for h'r: :..n; Wafer1 f..d .,will onca a or:"Moiptet ely curr.and you.ymt Plciunt will never and
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Trail'Passed'East Present Site ;" S I "
of ofStarke 'j: .

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And Mrs. Monroe's Farm Was on The Map at Forks of 'The Road

What about thIs lady who was so well known that her name appears on military maps of the Civil attempt to catch up with their travel'
War period now on display In the museum at Olustee Battlefield State Park? Camp Pinckney CobrolM ing companions the brother hastily
I I According to the map. "Mrs. Monroe's" was located at the Junction of the old Alachua Trail, Traders Hilo took the wrong road at the fork on
crossing Trail Ridge, instead of the
running north-south along Trail Ridge east of present Starhe and the Newnansville-Middleburg f$' ;1 A one going by the Munroe farm.
road which ran from Alachua. County around the south side KIngsley Lake and on to Carey's' 0. a.. After travelling for some time
Ferry at Black Creek. < '"Pa. without overtaking their friends, and
as enacted by the territorial '. + with night approaching, the young
Based on the meager Information Legislative Council In 1844. followed i P, man urged his horse forward in the
available, it is believed that Mrs. the Alachua Trail along the Ridge "to ; Hilllard hope of catching up. At .last they
Monroe had a farm at this well- Mrs. Monroe's on the Black Creek- realized they had taken the wrong i
traveled intersection, and likely Fort Harllee Road." Thus did Mrs. road and were lost. Darkness finally
operated a""rest stop" in the days of Munroe have her name used as a .rya surrounded them and they found II
horse-drawn vehicles, offering food landmark in the Columbia County. .... their horse worn out and hardly able
and rest for weary travelers. The boundary act.Authorities. 'b. to travel. To add to their fright, they i I
farm was apparently located on the on early roads and; p:: saw at a short distance from them, a
north side of present Highway 230 at trails consider it remarkable. In viewof party of Indians "fire hunting" for
the site where the DuPont Company'snew V x changing patterns of modern Q; deer with torches of Dine knots.
dredge was assembled last year, transportation, that many stretches The brother stopped the carriage
and is now operating.Also of the old Indian trail remain in use + and, under pretense of scouting the
in this area was an Indian War / I today. 0. e. e f jcS Indians, deserted his sister, and fled
fort Van Cortland, built for the A five-mile segment of the trail Is Q on foot.
protection of early settlers around still plainly visible In the Camp Blan- The girl who was described: as ;
Kingsley Lake and elsewhere in the ding reservation west of Kingsley. '4,. .. 'I' "untirely unfitted to encounter any ;
sandhill area of Trail Ridge. Lake, starting at the checking station 04. and an. CJ ss fatigue or hardships" soon suspectedher <<
Bits of broken crockery, bottles and on Highway 16 and terminating near brother's treachery "left her seat
other household items have been the Joe Starling home on State Road Jacksonville"Macclennyp and fled she knew not whither" :
found In recent years at the site of 225 east of Lawtey This stretch of the After running until she was almost
Mrs. Monroe's, as well as Spanish trail is well worn being used by exhausted, she found herself unable
coins dating back to 1773 and several hunters in the Blanding Wildlife F to continue, wrapped her cloak
American coins, including a three- Management Area, and also by some around her, and threw herself on the
cent piece dated 1833: and others from DuPont employees as a short cut bet- ground. "Soon, that sweet restorer of
1840 18-16, and 1831 The coins were wren the company's Trail Ridge and '' nature-sleep-burled her fears in oblivion

salvaged by Kenny Scarbro. a Highland plants. New ........_._._, .... and she lay there until morning.
maintenance engineer/ with the Du Riding this stretch of the Trail when she arose, and looking around
Pont Company, from the sump of the recently with John Greene Camp drew/ her, saw nothing but the tall towering
dredge that sucks up ilmcnite ore Blanding forester, several old _. .._,-1_. ctty i pine, as far as the eye could reach
from a moving lake. All of the coins homesites were pointed out in the 14 She was still on the road and now
were badly bent or mangled by pass- Mrs. Monroe area a mile or so west of Kingsley ighland = sa a decided to retrace her steps to the
ing through the dredge crusher Lake. Nothing remains of the settle- tll't,0 L'aMiddlsburq. 1 1I spot where she had left the carriage.
'"I 1 would like to have been there Was on the MapBranch ment today but a few scattered + i :: t:
with a metal detector before, the bricks, pieces of Iron, and bits of r Fortunately, a scouting party from
dredge passed through," Scarbro broken crockery. Known as Ionia, the I Q 'Se1' a nearby fort sighted the girl and
said.The to skirt Inside the eastern settlement probably disappearedafter when the soldiers approached and
discovery of the 29 old coins in a border of Baker County, then running the Big Freeze of 1895 and the K/nps/er Lots J{ Gnsn tavHampton she realized who they were! "she raised -
small area long Trail Ridge indicates straight down Trail Ridge in a path homes either burned, or the lumberwas i of her hands to heaven and burst Intoa
activity around Mrs. Monroe's place roughly following the dividing line hauled off to build homes in other Starke'i e K Springs flood of tears One officer, perceivIng
at the junction of the Alachua Trail between present Clay and Bradford areas. her distress, sprung from his
and Newnansville Road It Is easy to Counties The Trail continued along From the checking station on lit aWald horse just in time to cave hr from
picture tired travelers stopping{ there the Ridge passing just west of Highway 18, the route of the trail con- Lots -=- falling to the ground, for she now
for a meal and a night rest for Kingsley Lake where it intersectedthe tinued southwesterly through the fainted"
themselves and their horses. Newnansville-Middleburg road, area presently being mined by Du e ,r---- After the girl revived, she Inquired
But whoever Mrs.Monroe was, and veering west to follow this route for Pont, and the route is longer defined. D o about her brother, and one trooper
whatever type of establishment she several miles until It reached the San II can be picked up again, however, I .. .v said In a tone so low she did not hear
operated in the barren sandhill country ta Fe River at a point near the presentfire after it reaches SR-230: and continues c lil"o. A him, "I hope he will never be heard of
she must have been of con- tower on U.S. 301. Here it broke through the Joe Griffin property _... again. "
siderable importance to travelers, away from its merger with the southwesterly to U.S. 301 at the Santa / AI But his hope was In vain for the
both civilian and\ military Newnahsville Road, and turned Fe River. //I cowardly brother was picked up later .
The Alachua Trail, a northsouthroute sharply south, following a path much Some idea of the hazards en- Gainesville in the woods with his clothes in tat .
for Indians and other travelers, the same as the present route of U,S. countered by travelers on the early } tern He was taken on to Fort Harllee.
was well known in the colonial periodof 301 from the river to Waldo. From roads around 1840 was given by an O ) f The Alachua Trail within where, as the story was told, 'he
America, a fact pointing to long there, the Alachua Trail continued early correspondent for "The Army 'Windsor I received very little sympathy.
aboriginal use. It started at the south to the present location of Wind and Navy Chronicle." According to Nsrnons Mleonop the state of Florida. Such was life along the old Alachua
Altamaha River in North Georgia and sor near Newnan's Lake, and on to this story, two horse-drawn car- Trail In the days of the Indian Wars. -
continued to the Alachua Lands Micanopy.At riages, traveling together, left If bits and pieces of broken china,
around Micanopy.: one time, Columbia county extended Carey's Ferry (Ion Black Creek at New England hoping the Florida sun refreshments for themselves. The and old Spanish coins could talk, they
Entering Florida just east of the easterly to Trail Ridge and In Middleburg) headed for Newnansville. shine would restore her ailing health. married couple resumed their would doubtless tell some interesting
Big Bend of the St. Mary's River, it eluded the area of Bradford County. ,\ In one carriage was a man and Both couples stopped their carriages journey first, and by the time the tales about Mrs. Monroe and UK-
passed through western Nassau County The description of the eastern boundary his wife; in the other, a brother and at a settlement In the sand hill regionto brother and sister got under way the visitors to her farm on the Alachua
bearing westerly below Brandy of Columbia County at that time, his sister whom he had brought from give their horses a rest, and obtain first carriage was out of tight. In an Trail east of SUrke.t .


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PAGE FOUR Settlon Two -___. ___._ ___ _._.. JULY M, l7f

I Bradford's Sink Hole Proves .,_I Ir

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Sea Once Covered This AreaBradford

perhaps more fiction than fact Skirmishes -
County's 2.5 million-year- are said to have taken place
old sink bole Just off SIMS between there between the white settlers and
i Brooker and Graham Is the most Indians during the Seminole Wars. S nNaturalBeauty
spectacular and most scenic in There was a tall tale that three red
Florida, in the opinion of Dr. E.K. skins fell Into the sink during one of
Pirkle, with the Department of these fights and were later found
Physical Sciences at the University of floating near Deadman's Bay in the
.. Florida. Gulf of Mexico. Needles to say, this
is undocumented.The ,
t In a talk to the local Historical -'
late Congressman fax Green '
Society several years ago Dr. Pirkle :
"* told a story about a farmer in the
said that most sink holes are formed r
western of the who owneda
part county
with sloping sides, while Bradford'ssink
buxom female slave who gave him
has almost perpendicular sides, trouble from time to time. One day,
forming a sheer of feet
drop some 80
on some pretext he got the woman to
from the top of the rim to the water sink
the edge of the hole and threatened -
level at the bottom. The water level
to push her in unless she mendedher .. .... ..
fluctuates with wet and dry periods, But the lightweight farmerwas 1''''( """ .. .. -..-. ,
and sometimes rises,during a wet cy ways.
match for the muscular
cle, until it Shark's Tooth no
completely fills and
overflows the hole. woman who turned the tables and got The Sink Hole Awe R
agined as smoke from a smouldering his back to the yawning hole, of Inspires I
This unique formation is referred to volcano. Toss a piece of rock into the threatening to push him in unless be
in the "Quarterly Journal of the mysterious depths and there will be a agreed to certain conditions in her .
Florida Academy of Sciences" as glimmer as of hot lava when it strikes favor. u ..;.
Brooks Sink,although no one seems to the water. Shuddering, you Instinctively On one occasion some IS or 20 As proof of the age of the formation '... '
and the fact that Florida has been
know how it acquired that name, retreat a few steps. Should you years ago, a mysterious glow was ."
there when the full beneath the waters of the submerged under the sea one or more
unless by a corruption of the name go on a night moonis seen murky four
Brooker In Bradford County it is reflected in the water below you sink hole. This strange phenomenonwas times, young science students
have the that to the sheriffs office from Bradford High School attendedthe
referred to simply as"the sink hole. may uncanny feeling reported
you are looking up at the sky insteadof and, upon investigation, it was found meeting when Dr. Pirkle spoke 4
Dr. Pirkle places the sink as likely down at the water, and you're not that the object giving off the light was and brought along objects they had
found at the site. Several items
being formed during the Pleistoceneera sure if you are standing on your feetor nothing more or less than a stolen came ''
from the stream that has worn the
head. automobile that had disposed -
someone .
on your ,
which would give it an estimatedage
of 2 SO million years An unusual Many stones and legends are told of In the sink as a way of getting rid deep ravine. Among the articles
about the sink but most of them are of the evidence. shown were pieces of Indian pottery
feature of the sink, according to Dr. and arrowheads, identified as dating
,, Pirkle, is the strata of coquina rock back thousands of years B.C. There
near the surface. Coquina is formedby was also a prehistoric horse's tooth,
the fossils of minute salt water and a piece of black bone which Dr.
shellfish, indicating that this area Pirkle Identified as a manatee rib
was under the sea once or twice during from the Miocene era, possibly sevento
the Earth's formative years 25 million years ago. He told of fin-
ding shark teeth and the shells of
In discussing how sink holes are large clams on previous field trips
formed Dr. Pirkle explained that the from the University.The r_ ,
limerock underlying this part of ? $ A- sink is now kept under fence by :
Florida is jointed for seamed Surface Container Corporation, which has a --k
water seeps into the rock through __ timber operation on the surrounding '- _. .._ ..
thee Joints and eventually forms an property.Like .
acid solution, causing the limerock to Heilbron Springs, it is one of Dr. E.C. Pirkle, head of Physical Sciences Department, University of .. !
split and crumble, undermining the Bradford County s natural attractions :- Florida, and members of Southeast Geological Society are shown on field :
overlaying sand and clay, and and assets that has never been trip to Brooks Sink.Inset at upper right Is mastodon bone, similar to ones (ri;
resulting in a massive slide that developed. found In ravine at sink. ,,j
creates a sink.Contrary .
belief that ** .<,.I
to the common *
if = MEMORABILIAturpentine: = .
the Bradford sink is bottomless. Dr. 1- ,
Pirkle said the water is not more than .
15 to 17 feet deep during dry periods KIIIK AT lw\\\TKY BURNS chips, such as citizens of the appearance of the store. Mr. Rob '1.
/ .. "': uxk I Starke for kindling. These chipsare Weeks will- and serve the
but can rise to a depth of 80 or more 4X a 1 TURPENTINE: QUARTERS use preside ,
feet in wet cycles. If the old Bradford -- easily ignited and burn very latest dainty drinks to the thirsty.
County courthouse could be floated on Sixteen small houses belonging to rapidly, -190.: public.-1900.
a barge in the hole when the water is Sink Hole Seen from The Air DK. Edwards & Co., turpentine
at normal level, the tip of its tower operators at Lawtey were burned IIANDSOMEFOUNTAIN: GAS STREET LIGHTS L;
would still be several feet below the last Thursday night. The houses were Gasoline lights are the lights to be ,
top of the sink occupied by hands employed by the The Metropolitan Pharmacy on used on our streets. For $100 the town
firm. They stood close together and Call Street has received its new soda .
.. could be lighted as well as if the electric F:
The Bradford sink is about 200 feetin t'z.r----- --- ---- '''.JII"J li'-' "" lIIIiT"fi caught afire in rapid succession water fountain, a handsome one of plant was running.-1900.
diameter. Due to cave-ins over the making a great illumination that brown marble, which adds much to 'n
years, the west side of the hole is could be seen for several miles
more sloping than the rest, but Is still around. It was with great difficultythat
too steep for climbing down to the the fire was prevented from Ifarptiin. Laudanum and drag hablu cnr.4
by &i..l..rnt OhlraM" 4 In ik'. t'I.
water's edge without the aid of a ladder spreading to other property.The I r lapin tor cmturtta. lu action rmudy in uick,.uni
The story is told of some timber roof of the Burrin 'house.Lawtey's d R I"U M :nil..body praiAMnt,., .wM.a, nd mil a,pottoa.d Wpp IroMi ntM.r
cutters working on that side severaleanr"ago. '' populari hostelry'caughtfire y, ( / =.awl n..d.d.TrW.

>' next morning. and when to resume they returnedthe work, k once, but with the only blaze very was slight extinguished {, _.._10.all|.ctatlrtf.,*.< kind....and...d.yua.itp.t...__4mf.......*d)and...Flax.kow,.!! Mpr.M C... I I FREE N.,

they found that the entire area where 4'.i damage to the building. The fire is CHINESE DRUG CO.,19 Block. CHICAGO, ILL I TRIAL |
they had been cutting the day before thought to have started in a pile of 1i

had disappeared into the water. .

The most spectacular scenic affectis I A '
on the east side, where a stream Tht CaacJry Start Has .
flows into the sink through a deep, .,t MOAI
winding gorge that has been cut to a ..t= '1
depth of some 40 feet below the surface
Aeon A Part Of .1.
in places This mini-canyon .,. Dig :1,
Minds westerly around the sink "
toward the rise of the creek in the 'I'
Clavnoarea, Thor History Of Arosrica ::;

Water at the mouth of the creek ? '!
spills into the sink over a limestone r ::2Green's
tablerotk ledge making a small I l Has i
Store -
waterfall when the water level is low
At other times the waterfall disappears -
because the water level rises \ '-- Been The Center Of i
until creek it is even with the mouth of the ,

/ q Activity In Brooker _
The first sight of the sink when the 1
water is low is an awesome and ..
breathtaking experience The late -7S. Over The Years ..'g
IIE Ldgergrrn. an early Starkesurveyor :'t ,! )! ...
and naturalist. once wrote: ,

"feast If you of horrors want to treat yourself to a '.-.," I.... :,\';:",. .. 0 ',.; .... _.._.....__

fngg morning when go to the the vapor sink hides on a Green's Store Has Always Been A Lot More \\i
the water below. and might be im-- Final lap down steep sides of Dink In possible only with a ladder,

=_._--- Than Just A Grocery Store.This Was The

Place In Town Where You Met Your
The Saw Mill And Timber Business Has Had A Major PartIn

On Saturday Bought Or Swapped 11
The Growth Of Bradford County For Well Over 100 Neighbor ,

f Years. Many Person Has I Earned,.. .. His Money' By Working Horses Talked About The Farm Crops And

i In The Woods Or Operating A Saw Mill. We Are Proud You Also Bought Your Groceries. II

i f.i f. To Have Been Part Of This History. r ,.. J
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Well/ All This .1

j \ For Those Days Which Lie Ahead, We Wish The Best Of y : it. ,?tl ii'ii'Is

Everything For Bradford County And "'s People. May'The'' ,
Destiny Of Our County Be Filled With Prosperity"And Still The' Same .:

: Happiness, And May Each Of Us Work Little Harder Ton '"",1'j-.""'".", .,", ,1 I, .-. ", ,,]

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: h;: -- Crown Central The People' t :Of f Brooker' ', Still Meet :

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Lawtey was born more than 100 years ago -around 1876.
when the "Chicago, Colony"" of 33 adventurous{; and The City Has Added A New Water System
progressive men purchased a. tract I ft land,' from I Capt.. And Continues To Make Improvement In r
T. J. Burrln, the original owner. .They built nice homes,, '
\ Services Offered To Residents. The
and planted citrus, fruit, and vegetable crops on the fine
soli in the Lawtey area, long recognized as some of the School System Has A Steady Increase In n

most productive in the entire state.It Students And Has Had To Build New BuildingsTo ESIDi' E
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'was on these rich lands at Lawtey that the strawberry
industry was born. The first experimental plantings of .
The Lawtey Correctional Institution Is The ,
this luscious winter delicacy were made near Lawteyand .
Newest Correctional "
ever since then growers in the Lawtey area have '; ..
maintained the lead in strawberry growing in Bradford Medium Security Facility. 'I.,: .
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I'Indian: Atrocities -Slowed Early Settlement Of .

For very good reasons the area south of Hampton Lake were among y'' "'. .,"'t.. ," .... '," .
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dates back as far as 1810. A Mis .'.r ail" iItt11\\ : \\t"" j
that Is now Bradford County remained the first to be settled, with a possibility f. Baptist Church was founded "h' ,., .\, ".; ;
sparsely settled during Florida'sterritorial that New River settlement there leas, making it the oldest in !n'J!' !" I'J. ; ::' \ ,

hardy soul days dared 1822-45.brave Only the a hard-few Bradford County. and the second ::, '1) ::
oldest In Florida. New River also bad
and the risk of death
ships constant at 4
the first post office in Bradford County
the hands of Indians in order to .
established in the 1840's andshown
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establish a home In the Florida in-
Jj on an 1848 mapearly Florida. ,
terior. Most of the state's population .
at that time clustered around seacoast The first census of l883t,, while
towns such as St. Augustine and Florida was still a territory snowed
Pensacola with few daring to venture that Alachua County,then made up of
into the unknown interior lands. r a vast area which included present
There was little encouragement for Bradford County, showed a total
them to come,with no railroads at the population of 2.886, listing 1.682 white
time, and no Improved highways,only men and women: 1,189 slaves, and 19 rx
sand trails to penetrate the dense free blacks. Heads of families in some
forests, swamps and hammocks of areas now a part of Bradford County
the interim- were: Isaac Carter, James Cason. v W kct'
But a few early settlers, mostly William Colson James Crosby Wm.
from Georgia and South Carolina,did Y Ellis, Sylvanus Ellis, John Hall Cora a.w
brave the hazards. According to an a .px
item In an old issue of The Telegraph. ;
Wade Sparkman moved to this area in
1827 with his parents "when Indians r :rya
were as thick as white people are
H.E. Lagergren,a long time Starke i .
surveyor, wrote that the oldest settlement a ,,
in present Bradford County, :: "
mentioned in U.S. Survey field notes, 'j i .
was two miles southwest of Starke on ", ,}Jliif :

land family once near owned the by northern the J.W. Alvarez end of ,,,,... ." ., (''' .::....." ",.........", ."".f gl:

Sampson Lake. The settler was name EARLIEST SETTLERS In this area put cabin together with fogs,filling the chink with clay. Rough chimney I
ed Geiger, still a familiar name in REBECCA HOSIER were fashioned from slicks and clay.
Bradford County,and the landto
passed Typical of the breed of .
his son, Noah.Adjoining early nelius Johns, Isaac Johns, Wm. -',
settlers of Bradford
the Geiger farm on the County was 7 Johns Nathaniel Jones, Benj. Moore.
Rebecca Rosier who 106
north were holdings of a Mr. Truluck old at the time of her was deathIn ;. '4'Y;' 5 Warren Moore, Samuel Pearce 4
who placed dam across nearby Alligator yean Morgan Prevail, Thomas J. Prevatt,
mi. Etched In her face the
Creek and built a mill for grin- are Isaac Silcock (could be Silcox).
character lines worn by the hard-
ding corn which served the area until James Snowden, James Sparkman.
chips of ekeing out an exUtence
the end of the Civil War. on a farm In northwest Bradford John L. Thigpen, John Thompson,
There is also record of an early and William H. Ward. Many of these
County In the day before, during
Crosby settlement, pre-dating '830, and after the Civil War when family names are still prevalent In ,
located north of Crosby Lake in an modern convenience were llll the area today.Settlement .
area bisected now by Highway 100. far In the future.Mr of this area and the rest
James and Wm. Crosby are both
listed as heads of families of this area *. Roler grandfather, of interior Florida was hindered by
in the 1830 census. On high, productive John Grim, like most other early the Seminole Indian Wars during the
lands around the several Lakes of settlers In this area came down JAMES IIOKNSBV period from 1833 to 1842. This year'
this section were also the Johns, from Georgia or the Carolina, was described as "one of the most
Wynn, and Sparkman plantations, all packing his family and their few Another well-lined face and calamitous, prolonged, and horrible
settled during this period. possessions In a horse cart, and toll-worn body belonged to Jim episodes of that long struggle by
llornsby who came with hi which the white man supplanted the
The oldest and largest orange tree driving their cattle and hog *
known in the area, including the before them. The story Is told parents to the Sundell orange red" in Florida. The Seminoles L
famous one at Fort Harlee, on that, there being no bridge across grove on the couth side of whose name derives from "wildmen
the Sparkman place at the north end New River In those day., they Klngsley Lake In the 1870', when ," were refugees who broke off '1 :
of Crosby Lake, according to Lager. went on down to the "natural his father was caretaker there. and fled from the
gren. The Sparkmans said the tree bridge" In Alachua County, Georgia after a -
where the Suwannee River Mr. liornsby later moved to a came to the
60 old goes
was over years at that time,
indicating it was planted While underground, crossed over there farm on Highway 16 east of terior of Florida 7)r home at New River, one of
Florida was still under Spanish rule. and came back up to me Starke where he spent long year rifles, scalping mill became common In the
farming and stock-raising for a hawks, would .
Other areas along New River, Evergreen section of northeast of that era was built on the
Sampson River, and Santa Fe River Lawley. hard.amedllvlng. hideous yells on down the middle,and
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TYPICAL OF EARLY SETTLERS In this area was 'h1n'le Phil" Crosby of Brooker patriarch of the Crosby C Lin.
who supported his large family by growing almost everything needed on the rich, rolling farm land of the Broo>l ara.

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(from page 6)) acknowledged to possess a superiority Mrs. Miram Johns was pictured years ago with out- The late Walter Mansell Is shown here drawing II
planters, butchering entire families of intellect? Half the -ii noney expended I door "safe" for keeping foodstuff cool In the shade dur- water with aid of old well sweep at the Mansell ,
and burning their houses. There were in the Florida War III'auld have Ing hot weather homestead south of Starke. ,
depredations and misunderstandingson crowned with success an undertaking
both sides, with the white men brought with so much goodl ress' .
responsible for many injustices and "The only difference aicnong the on April 1, 1854 for 40 acres of land ,
cruelties to the Indians.A human race results from.' the differences which presently lie on both sides of
of education. Wet all only Highway 100 near the west city limitsof
graphic picture of these frightful reflect the knowledge of those who Starke. The grant. Inscribed on
times Is given by John Charles before us. Why thton, should goatskin, wall given under an 1850 Act I
Richard (pronounced Ri-chard), these incorrigible? of Congress "granting bounty land to 1N
father of Capt. J.C. Richard who "History has portrayed In 'vivid colors certain officers and soldiers who have "
played a prominent role in the early the cruelties of the Spaniards I been engaged in military service of

history of Starke.A .,sins nsd, ,. toward the aborigines. It wil II as unerringly 'the U.s.fIAndreu
.'.. ,,,,,, ; served in the Seminole Indian -
\ record and: will
journal kept by John Charles our own, we r
Richard, on a horseback journey .a ", '" ..' .. 0" ,. descend down to posterity with the Wars. His parents were I It
from Jacksonville to his plantationnear bright pages of our history blackened members of the Minorcan colony, led J JI'
Alachua In 1843, describes this SHAKE SHINGLES and logs with the blood of the persecuted Indians by Dr. Turnbull that settled in the r rS
New Smyrna area in 1768. When the
scene of devastation, resulting from make picturesque barn on Kelly .
homestead.The Other evidence that this colony failed many of the Minorcans
the "As urea was
war: you progress toward
infested with Indiana during the timeof moved on to St. Augustine, and some ,
Black Creek ;
( Middleburg) the
white settlement Is !the of them later sought holdings in the
wrecks of many plantations are to be early large
Richard Journal continues _
: number of arrowheads Interior lands. Andreu for a while .5/S/
that 80 dugout
seen years ago were In full
operated a boat between St.
of canoes, and other artifacts that are
splendor successful cultivation.The "Instances have been related that Augustine and Charleston. S.C.,
still being found around hikes and
number of settlements that once Impressed me with the belief that aU where he met and married Jane
gave life and animation to the banksof the horrors of war before known or streams in Bradford County.; Theseare Aiken. __ _(
They later came to this area ''-
this noble river have almost entirely heard of was mercy to this new scene frequently found on the surface of and established a farm. Jane Andreu ;
the after hard is i
disappeared in of the of strife. Fathers butchered ground a rains
consequence savage was listed in the 1860 census, but her
long; protracted Indian warfare. before their children children before not uncommon for farmers even today died b
had apparently earlier ..
to such items w|iile plowIng =
their mother, reserving her as the last landAlthough Three descendants of : ,) "
The rich orange groves and lux. their prominent "
uriant sugar cane that once adornedits sacrifice to endure the most exquisite settlement of (the: New this Andreu line are the late .... it. ''I'_''! 'r.,' ." .", ; ,,!,. gRq' If)1, ...
torture of witnessing the death .." .
borders have given place to pines River section, the area around Crosby Congressman Lex Green State '" )" ,. ',c ok .f,:, 3a4wM. "4 r r
agonies of those she cherished dearer a a ,
and scrubby oaks; no longer are we than life. and Sampson Lakes, and Pirovidence Senate President and Acting Governor "
cheered by the hearty laugh of the got under way In the 1830's ,and 40's, Charley E. Johns, and developerand f1r :
negro or made welcome by his hospi- "The Seminoles are not a distinct land holdings in and aroun d I what is civic leader Guy Andrews. There : ; i
table owner; the devastating power of tribe or themselves,'but werejorlgl-: nowStajke were not noted. until thee are likewise many descendants of the ... k
war has d suofedaIUhilo.and in sailing IIIfnaU"11t41dt up {rfrenegadevfrom th -ttN-tnwMos and '.so..;" -..**"iff *M. 'tfIt""'pr. "feCanova line in thin>.Ra.Mvboa d- Iw- I!:;. '<;'< ".',\.,
up this beautiful stream'an air of Creeks, Choctaws, and the various Among the earliest on re<:ord was forbears also came to this country The late Rev Jim Strickland Is pictured In front of potato storage
stillness, made melancholy by the tribes that formerly occupied the the land grant to Francis N. Andreu, with the Ill-fated Minorcan colony atNew house, covered with hand-hewn cypress shingles at his farm home near 51 '1
continued sights of former years Impresses southern section of this country, and signed by President Franklfn Pierce Smyrna. Clay Hill. 11; I
a beholder with the idea that for some misdeeds were obliged to ::
he is traversing the waters of a new flee. They selected this place as being 1 -- .r ::
and uninhabited land. in their imagination upon the -1 i ier ,

outskirts of creation. Its natural ; ,
"At the mouth of Black Creek the formation of swamps, etc. also afforded j
ruins of an old sawmill was pointedout them protection from the persecu- 1 '
to me, whose owner was slain and tions of their enemies. They are tall,
scalped within sight of a steamboatfull well made, and athletic. Their feats of I Ir
of armed men. Before any could agility surprise those who have'contended ,
land to the rescue, they had set fire to against them.
the mill and escaped to the ham
mocks." "They can climb the highest trees
like monkeys and frequently in battle
Upon arrival at Gary's ferry, cross have made lairs upon the tops of the '
ing Black Creek near Middleburg, highest pines, where they could re-
Richard obtained fresh horses, servants main in safety and shoot down upon -- !
and a guide to carry him the heads of their antagonists. In this
across to the "Alachua lands" to his manner they were able to pick off
plantation, a distance of 40 miles over many of our best officers and, when I
the so-called "Black Creek road" I
discovered descended to the ground J:1
from Middleburg to Newnansville by with the velocity of a squirrel. With y- I
way of Fort Harfee on the north bankof characteristic keenness of hearing : "- ..
Santa Fe River-a site that is now in they are able to detect movement
Bradford County a short distance made at a distance, while theirs to us
south of Hampton Lake. would be totally inaudible. I

The journal continued: "Patient of hunger and fatigue,
they can exist for days upon the nutritious ,
"In the morning I pushed forward herbs and roots found In the : .
and each mile, as I approached the woods. Every man among them I
rich lands of Alachua I met with possesses a rifle, but their accuracyof J
innumerable instances of Indian fire is greatly inferior to our own I
depredation. Settlements forsaken by woodsmen and singular to say, they :i
their owners lands overgrown and have never at any time been discovered
houses either burnt or most lament without an abundance of
ably dilapidated so that those now powder and ball. i
returning to their old homes have to Come See Our New Building r'i
perform almost as much labor 'as "It must be confessed that these In- '.' .,',
when they originally cleared the land. dians have had strong reasons to con- .
tend with the vindictiveness peculiarto 1\:' Brand : :
Alachua County (Including present their nature against all encroachments Enjoy ">:' ; I
Bradford) has been more especiallythe of the whites; from the time I
scene of Indian depredations than this country came under American :;fi\I::
any other section of Florida. Family jurisdiction nothing but continued il
after family has been butchered in Impositions have been practiced \ :
scenes of the most barbarous cruelty toward them. \ [
and bloodshed. Like experienced f
soldiers, the settlers became hardened "On more than one occasion the
to the real danger of their situation writer has been informed of a set of ;
and they hazarded their lives in the worthless wretches who have gone : SUMMER FUN IN THE SUN
protection of their property, until among them and spread a rumor that : ) -
every prospect subsided of a speedy General Jackson was marching downon I I'j
termination of hostilities. And when them with thousands of American ,ij *:>\\-.1'-:: 'J.
they had collected together In placesfor troops to drive them out of the country l'

mutual protection they were often and deprive them of their property. "
induced to return by the assurances ,; : jJ NEW KINGSLE

given them by commanding officers "Reports like this, in connectionwith :.
that their enemies were either drivenIn the name so much dreaded ,!"' .5 ', ".
or cooped up within the narrow precincts among them often induced them to
of.the Everglades. abandon their crops and sell their cattle BERCH

and slaves at great sacrifice,
"Those who relied their assertions '
upon ,'
whereby the cupidity of speculatorswere '
soon had reason to repent their but reduced their Bill Helsabeck, Mgr. '
credulity, for when they imagined '
In security credulous victims to absolute starvation .' '1S
they were dwelling perfect 533-2006 lakeI
such reiterated Kingsley
and want. From
the Indians would come out from
their hiding places like wolves and violation of their rights, was of It ani-not .. f_ .
natural that every

life glut and their property.vengeance" by destroying them mosity? These should scoundrels be aroused hung among upon 0I :, Enjoy i A Relaxing Day With

(Editors note: The "places of the skirts of the Indians like birds of I :. <,S ,
mutual protection" referred to above their morality and .45e.: ::.... I ..-- ,.5

were the log forts, built every few Infecting them with a love of liquor. r ', Your I ,
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miles in this area, to which settlers Family
would flee in time of Indian alarm. "Schools should have been In- '... ., '.
Forts in the Bradford area included troduced and efforts made to civilizethe : ,'.. :

Fort Call, near Providence: ,Fort main body of the (Indian) Nationsby .,; .. : f At The, Lake' : I
Crabbe near the Scout hole on New disseminating religion and education .' ,: : ;? '. E
them. Our desire is to : \ "
River; Fort Harlee on the Santa Fe among --:
River (most used of all local forts); plant the banners of civilization upon _'Of .. i
and Fort Van Cortland. southwest of the very outer walls of the world- Picnicking Swimming' Boating' ;
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Kingsley Lake near the junction ofAlachua why then have we neglected, within i t" ,,""" '''i,3( :r.", ;J:::j; r fi &.tJTPf nr} \ i \\j > j r 'it- s > : (J

Trail and Black Creek road.) our own bosom, a race universally r't r t

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I New River and Providence Churches

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,/ Life was never dull for members of .... pegs Inserted as a man of support ( ) 1'I
1, the two oldest churches in this area; ( A cemetery was started hear the I idr
:: both organized within four months of ,, church becauti e of the difficulty of obtaining fia' '1'J
tf. each other-146 years ago. If the l'i'm,' ,,: a mini liter to conduct funeralsIn
" members weren't having their rc /a. distant places: because of lurking
f meetings broken up by Indians they 'h''': Indians. This Iburial ground came to
''t were being cited and tried by fellow (:, be known at Rattlesnake! Cemetery"because ,
" members on charges of drinking, {/. of th<' prevalence of rattlersIn q tw ,,-

gambling, frolicking. or trading off r the area at ,that time. 'I

R S The outbreak of the Second I

. The New River Baptist Church and .\ ,.( Seminole India in War, when white set. t
.. the "old" Providence Baptist on tiers fought th e Indians through pine
Olustee Creek, both located in Columbia woods and swamp, frequently Interfered ly
.. County at the time, were organized with worship services. During ..
within a few months of each otherin the annua I meeting of Nov. 27,
1833-Providence in April and the .I" 1835 an Indian\ alarm was sounded,

New River Church in August. Both ",' '". ,', .....r breaking up the, meeting and causing"
were served at one time or another by ".. postponement n)f "foot washing.

Bro. John Tucker, a pioneer preacher '
credited with burying "more people .. John Tucker died In 1843 after 49 4

butchered by Indians' than any other r "-' -..... years of pion ler preaching. It was
minister in Florida. .. said that the I:ndians never attendedhis
) ... -i': : ."-4 ...-. meetings I Kit gave
The Providence Church, once in ..- deal I of trouble. He was compel to
Bradford County, but now in Union, logs travel through the woods by night,
was of the Primitive Baptist faith but FIRST CHURCH built at New River In 1833 was made of with and often arrived home by daylight. i6NI
the New River congregation was dirt floors. It Is said to have been burned by Indians. Frequently shot founded by a group who wished \to in his bod/ one of their bullets to itityctl
separate from the original "hard his grave. He funeralized more people
shell" sect. butchered by Indians, than any
Not only did these early church- statement that it was"....owing to circumstances preacher who -liver lived In Florida. a'A
Three years later, In 1836 the Union goers live under constant fear of the whether it is right or not td
Primitive Baptist Church, northwestof Indians in the area, but they must for a professing Baptist preacher to The Provider!ce Church also had In- ... -v T. mOLD
Starke was organized and is still constantly watch their conduct in the swap a horse, blind In one eye to dian problems, as shown In the follow :
active today. Not much is known of its matter of morals and manners in another man without letting him ing excerpts fri.>m its early minutes: : -'J
earliest times since the minutes of order to keep from being cited, tried, know." Bro. Tucker later made PROVIDENCE BAPTIST CHURCH also founded In 1833, pictured I
that period have been lost or and expelled from the church by their acknowledgment and asked April 9, 1836 : "In consequence of In setting of tombstones In the church cemetery a
.' destroyed.So fellow members.On forgiveness for his transgressions.The the Indian War', the church failed to "0 1
church relented, "and now hold meet in confers ,'nee."
far as is known, only one Baptist September 13, 1834, the Providence him in full fellowship as a gospel compiled several years ago, says that lion of the early churches because '
Church in Florida predates New Church "...sat in order and preacher." Sept. 12. 1836.: The church "...took "In 1835, the church was completely many of the men were away fighting nf
River and Providence, The Pigeon took up the reference of the last Into consideration the desolate condi- broken up by a band of Seminoles. and some families left the area. '", 'ft
Creek Church, seven miles north of meeting relating to a disordered Sister Saulsbury was cited for hav- tion of our coun try by reason of the In- They forced the entire body to leave 'gall'*
Milliard in Nassau County, lists member, and tried Bro. Isaac Osteen in her house "and will be dian War and ',let the second Lord's the church and took over the log There are no minutes 'of the Providence -
January 7, 1821 as its founding date. for getting drunk and playing the fiddle tried at the next conference,"" and Day !in October next for solemn building, burning it to the ground.The Church from June 11, 1859 to ""
and other unlawful deeds." Being Bro. Martin Hancock was cited for fasting and pn jyer to Almighty God members were afraid to reorganize July 26, 1869. On July 7, 1869 a ''"
The New River and Providence found guilty, he was "expelled from sending his children to dancing for his assistan ce to bring the war to a because of the Indians and did not meeting was held at the Old Church "cw:1J*
Churches, petitioned Pigeon Creek fellowship. school. close. hold services for about one year." House on Olustee Creek and "no opposition Ito,
for "letters of dismission and leave of i was manifested toward
said church to become a constituted In 1842, Brother Monday, "a black The first church building at New On Nov. 28, 1840 "In consequence.of The Civil War also caused disrup- reviving the original Providence "'""
body." Apparently, this part of man, the property of William Gage,"" River was said to have been made of .. the Brethren i being in the U.S. Sen Church. It was agreed that such of the ''". "-
Florida was so sparsely settled at that was dismissed "for joining the hewn logs and was without any win- vice and calle( off, the church con- original members as desired to come J'IIJ
time that the Pigeon Creek Church Methodists." dows and only one doorpossibly in tinued the priv liege of the Sacramentand back should be given the chance." :'Iud
had jurisdiction over this area and order to provide more protectionfrom washing U le Saints feet until the Bits and Pieces '
new Baptist congregations here must Even the preacher, Brother Indian attacks. The only floor fifth Sunday in January next. In 1865 the slaves were'freed and *'X1
obtain its permission before organizing. Tucker, was charged with several and foundation was the earth itself, BRADFORD'S TAI.I.EST: \ asked permission the New River
items of misconduct, including his and the congregation sat on logs with A history of /It he New River Church, Church to organize a separate 9I"i'
Berry Rosier, of the Elarbee section church, apart from their former wand J.I:
_I was in town !Monday !Mr. Hosier masters. The request was granted > >
I has the distinction of being the tallest a Negro member was to be or- 'IJqo 1
white man in Bradford County, his dained as minister. uoa
height being six feet, five inches, and
he easily overtops S.B. Denmark, In 1884, fire struck a second blow to .,
G.W Baisden, and other tall men of the church which was destroyed this
his neighborhood. Among other time by the carelessness of a member
business in Starke Mr. Rosier wishedto who set fire to the grass In an effort to ,
buy a pair of pants and went to J.W kill fleas under the house. Services .,
Alvarez for that purpose. But, as the were held in the homes of members ,|
4O NT customer required a pair 40 inches In until a new church could be built of ,,' :
SALUTES THE mele-grapq
l the leg, Mr. Alvarez could not suit lumber instead of logs. .,j
him, so a pair had to be ordered. The
or The New River Church celebrated waist width was to be only 35 inches, cib
which shows that !Mr Rosier is not of its tooth anniversary in 1933 with a '"
stout biuld. He }is a farmfrandaiso memorable all-day meeting\ T',
..... ._ .' ,- .'....., ... .. ,. ." \ Ij, '\ "J/Mi\ grades in cattle-and Tio'gs.'aiW is Wry Mine'''a new .thdtt: "'bUII4tt. hi''cvas'i" ow
.it: :t;,; successful. He is about 26 years old. &didi'f d. I BU'Id! ,!3N, d6P1 ..
\ 1913. rooms were added in 1975, and a full "
schedule of services is being carried H'9
For 100 Years of Service to the out with Rev. James R Countryman ""
MOST OF!MELROSE as pastor since 1972. There are 125 4
resident members, and seven more
PUTNAM COUNTY have been added since January. New ",'!

TALLAHASSEE.-Three fourths of siding was placed on the church in 'ud{
People of Bradford CountyThe the town of Melrose, which is located 1960 and a well-rounded program of. I'<"
squarely on the adjoining corners of activities is offered, including choirs.I
Alachua, Bradford, Putnam, and mission organizations, and a youth 10
Clay Counties, would be annexed to program.
Putnam County by a bill introduced In ..-
the House today by Rep. H.S. McKenzie There are many other churches in IU
'" and T.C.Douglas of Putnam. A bill the area, nearing or just past the 100
Telegraph reported Du Pont's start in 1948i,: to place the whole town in Putnam year mark, but New River, Providence g
and Union Primitive the
'r. County, introduced earlier, met with are
i\ ." objections from Rep S.F. Ellis and only ones old enough to have had trou- 'G
Rep Andy Edwards of Alachua.1927.. ble with the Indians.

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Note: The following letter was written by modern educators, but they are
for The Telegraph by Edwin W. still vivid in memory: A is for apple
., Freeman, who came to Starke from that grows on the tree; B Is for bear
s sY,r' \ Kentucky in 1900 with Mi parents. Dr, that lives in the woods..and so forth.In .
c and Mrs Albert H. Freeman. H was those long-ago days all the
written at the request of The school offered was lessons and more '
Telegraph ,elklngIrst hand In/or lessons. There were no athletic programs ,,*
:; !ur I It motion about the early days Starke no brief, no extra nil
'. ; from who "knew it when. We
one curricular activities. All the phys.ed. >lib
,.If" believe our readers will/ enjoy Mr. we received was on the wood pile at I'>"J
',.J. Freeman's reminiscences as much as home. ml
we did.) The school was diagonally across i
the street from the present post i l'lh
INDAYSOFORE: office.a wooden two-story building ::t
When people get old iris likely they with a cupola,or bell tower, and no in,1
have at least a fleeting thought of liv- Side plumbing. Herschel Crosby, :i.ri.
ing to be 100. It is even more true that Bruce Davis Jeannette Matthews I
: few of them ever reach that elusive and Arch Thomas were classmates. '>mOther .
number. For that matter, businesses names are shrouded by the > 4>
publications, organizations, etc.. die mists of time. ,id
by the thousands before achieving a What on earth did children do in m>
ripe old age. However, the Bradford those days of no radio no TV, no "I
AND for 31 years has recorded the Importance of ; County Telegraph is healthy and autos, no movies no pavement for ,,al!
vigorous as It enters the beginning of roller skating no organized sports./ <. <
its Second Century. This writer can- etc.? Highlights of memory are Bufi i u
Du Pont's mineral products In the world marked: not claim such venerable age falo Bill and his never to be forgotten
t yet)...but is working on it. Wild West Show. Starke was also on
"I I On a brief visit not too long ago he the chatauqua circuit for"high class"
walked the streets of the Starke of his entertainment and lectures by out-

AND the equally Important contribution to the growthof youth while the floodgates of memory standing speakers. One I remember -'
forth its In October of
poured story. especially) was the famed orator ,: f
1900 a young doctor. Albert H. William Jennings Bryan In 1907 this )..,
Bradford County that has resulted from the/ fob Freeman from Kentucky with his writer shook hands in Jacksonville (.:,n1.
wife and children. Henry. Lucile. and with the great Teddy Roosevelt That ',,i.
and basic Edwin arrived in Starke. The doctor was also the year the Freeman mov-
... security good pay provided by a Industry.' bought a house on what is now the nor ed "uptown" to a large two-story

I ; 'theast corner of Brownlee and Walnut house that later became and Is still
., ". Street. It did not Have inside plumb- operating as the Magnolia Hotel.
; Du Pont through Its of land conservation Ing and was not wired for electricity. Life was not all that dull in the days
i f
'' .: programs
: Today. would be called
;1 ', '.. : of yore even if children were limited :,:\-\.
,' roughing it. and few remember when to Sunday afternoon activities such
: ::,::) 'I'' and reclamation, retirement benefits and job security, life was so primitive" As time passed reading good books, viewing stereop-as :,.lr-v
these deficiencies were corrected.In tican slides, and walks down by !
1904. Dr Freeman purchased a Alligator Creek, In those days, too ',1' It
the which
,.. : plans to be a partner In county's progress one-cylinder Oldsmobile. the first much Sunday actlvltiy was frowned _,,fll"i,
I automobile in Bradford County upon as a sin, anyway How times |
will continue to be reported In the Thereafter he paid for shafts, wheel have changed! ell, ,
I' spikes harness. etc.. damaged by The last of the Freeman family !
runaway horses and mules scared the Kentucky-Florldians-now lives in ,1,1]
half to death as were some of the the Blue Ridge mountains of North ,
<: drivers by the putt-putt and smell of Carolina and always remembers ot'
1 the "horseless carriage". with love, the days of his youth, and ,,,l
... <[U PON: T In 1903 Edwin entered the first still wishes for Starke,Klngsley fake .rm nit;;
grade of the old Starke school-earlier and The Telegraph continued good .* t
known as The Starke Institute. It was fortune in the centuries yet unborn.
Ofa.U....T.O/R ., t taught then by Mrs. Hamilton, an ex- Edwin Freeman ":' 'oJ
F.tisf' cellent teacher. The colorful flip Route Three r3rf
I If charts used for teaching the alphabet "S
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. Truth -Ur Old Wives Tale ?

Is it really bad luck to kill a rare .owners to drive huge birds, or so- drove was halted for rest and grazing.
white deer? called "droves" of qftttto from the While saddling up again to resume the
Some people would dfamhw this.. vast feeding areas of)Payne's Prairie, journey Rice glanced toward the"
bit of folklore or lust another "oW souUt of OalnesvUfe, to the market at drove and exclaimed, "Thwrfia pure
granny tale", but It is a legend that Cow Ford,the present tile of Jackson white deer off there among the cattle aEE E E
was often repeated around the ville. the first I've ever seen!" tw11cUE: WWVUi5 oEEo( ( (
fireside in frontier homes dotting the
pine forests of this section of Florida On one occasion, two "drovers," He told Hunter that Mr. Astor "the
:: 130 years ago.Whether Jim Hunter, an elderly man and his mllllonnaire who comes to Frarida
:: truth or merely superstition young helper. Bill Rice:stopped over- every winter, has a standing offer of "
no one will ever know, but the night, with their herd of beef cattle at $30 for the hide of a white story of tragic death that followed the the home of a trader a few miles east can kill this one,his agent will pay me
slaying of a white deer !In the days of the present site of Starke, In the the money."
when the Alachua Trail ran east of area now being mined by the DuPont
Starke was told to a Telegraph Company on the Camp Blanding Hunter begged him not to try,
reporter many years ago. reservation.After a good night's rest, the old superstition that ,
According to this account: near the they resumed their journey towardCow king a white deer was bad luck: but
I middle of the last century, before the Ford. the excited young Rice laughed off the 1
day of railroad transportation in this warning and untied the long, single-
area, It was the, custom of cattle Ahead of the drove rolled a covered shot pistol that was strapped to his
wagon containing a cooking outfit saddle. Moving stealthily toward the
and food for the man and horses. The cattle, he found a gentle old work ox, 1I
wagon was driven by an old Negro, and drove him In front, soon coming I
who served as cook, and along with within range of the beautiful white
Did You Know? him was his to young drive son back,who the served stray as"footman" deer. He fired and the deer fell death

cattle who had dodged Into swamps Rice shouted to his comrades to
NEGRO DOCTOR SENT where horsemen could not follow. come help him carry the heavy car been killed in the turmoil, and others As his horse fell on him, the cantle Wondering at this, they turned back ,
TO PHOSPHATE MINES cass to the wagon, but they turned were too crippled to travel. was driven clear through his body, and saw a sickening sight. Rice was I
Hunter and Rice, each mounted on away,not wanting to have anything to After the drove had been brought while the pommel crushed his chest, still alive, but barely able to tell them
G. Ray, a''' colored man living In a "marsh pony," kept the drove movIng do with the slaying. He tried to drag under control at last, and the march killing him instantly. what had happened.The .
Jacksonville, but who makes occa- along toward Cow Ford. Their the deer by himself, but soon gave up resumed,the drivers rode side by side !
sional migrations to this section, going horses were of a breed that tan wildon and decided to take the hide off on the without speaking-Rice humiliatedand Rice suffered two broken legs in the Negroes had to leave the cattle
among the colored people claim- the marshes around Orange Lake- spot, sacrificing the meat. angry over his loss, and Hunter fall,and several of his ribs were stow- place Rice and his dead companion in :
ing to be a doctor and selling skittish and unruly, yet valued by the upset by the damage to his charges. ed in by kicks from the horses' hoofs. the wagon and retrace their journey.
"medicines",was arrested by Deputy drovers because.of their toughnessand Before the skinning job was half Their horses, excited by the On again reaching the Newnansville-
A.A. Durden at Hampton Monday and endurance. done the drove of cattle, smelling theblooci stampeding cattle and the smell of Hunter's horse was killed by throat Middleburg road, they had the good
brought to Starke for practicing came stampeding toward him, gore and musk, were hard to manage. lacerations, but not before he had fortune to meet the owner of the cat
medicine without certificate. After leaving the upper crossing of bawling, pawing the ground, milling kicked Rice's mount to death. tle, who now took charge of affairs. ;
When arrested, he claimed to be a Alligator Creek, east of Starke the around, and fighting among Suddenly one of the stallions grabbed -
parson only, and not a doctor, but his trail turned off to the left from the themselves. Rice had to leave his the other by the throat. Both Some time later the two negroes But the young and Impetous Rice .
satchel, packed full of pills, bottles, Middleburg Road. Having come as cherished quarry and run for safety. reared up and fell over backward. who rode ahead of the drove, looked who laughed at "old granny tale":,
powders and what not, gave him far as midway between the present The cattle remained in a frenzy for .Hunter used an old-fashioned dragoon back and saw the cattle a long way had died while jolting over the rough
away. sites of Lawtey and Highland, the hours, until exhausted. A couple had saddle with a peaked cantle of brass. behind, scattered and grazing. trail.

On being asked by Judge Dekle
what sort of medicine he had, he I
quickly confessed that he did not :
know-that his children had picked up '. I
the pills and bottles out of a garbage -
heap at the Jacksonville crematory.He THE
didn't know if the pills contained 11')10" I IN MAlrl-C G)
strychnine or only flour and sugar, or
whether the bottles were full of crotonoil ... .
or cologne. He maintained, .. ,. :
however, that "They think the stuff ,. !
makes 'em well, and they gets well. '_ '1a.. '
The judge fined him $175 for prac- :;; == :
I IThere's
ticing medicine without a certificate,
but collections having been slow late-
Iy,Ray could not pay the fine and took .
the other alternative-six months in iore' To Insurance !
the chain gang. Sheriff Langford car- q .
ried him to a phosphate mine Tues- a
day,at which place Ray will have the "

opportunity in take a postgraduatecourse Than Just Writing The Policy. . I

CONTRIBUTIONS;; :' SOUtillT It's The Service You Get I '

When the direct road to Kingsley
Lake, known as the Peek Road,got In- That \
to bad condition, Starke citizens who Really Counts '
use the road frequently went down Into ; 'b
their pockets and made up a fund to I
supplement an allowance from the When Your Insurance Comes From Charley E. Johns You : f
district road fund to make necessary i

repairs.The fund. has all been expended, and' &,ekJhat.,!.F:e L:$oqllze.d Attention That Comes FromPe: People ..
work is.noEYelcompleta'-= A little more, I : !

good work at condition this time for will the put remainder the road of in Who Care About People.The Office Personnel Know Their r

the season, and those who have not

yet do contributed so at once in to order the fund that are the askedto work Insurance And Advise On Best Type Of Coverage To Fit !

may butions be may carried be handed E.S.Contri-Mat Your Insurance Requirements At Lowest Premiums Possible. CHARLEY E. JOHNS

thews or J.1,. Peek ,, .-, -
Col. C.L. Peek has had supervisionof : J
work on the road.-1912. The Man That Put Bradford County On

S" ,, The Map. This Man With A History Of I IJ

OOCTUN CHAK1.B awsalT'aNIGIt011BI'1:11.tU r. ::::::: J .ii .

J .His Own, First Started Serving Bradford

r ta.."' County In The House Of Representatives'
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n> _: In 1935. He Went Back In 1937 As A '


.'1' '.. Senator. He Served Bradford ,j

,''4.''I'.:<;"*,.-i& As A Senator Until 1966. :

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,Yet I.IY.MISKT'I;; : 'I.KMIAT;: : : :
: ; Ihir During This Time He Was President

Will Franklin alias Ferguson and .
several other names, was shot .fJt k Pro-Tempore Of The Senate President I
through the head at Clayno last Tuesday REAL ESTATE .;:
by Chas Wright, and died in the ,
county jail early I Wednesday. morn- .f7j";. .' Of. The Senate And Governor Of Florida. j
Ing. r i

derived Franklin Ji was liM-lilKMKl u negro l by gambler trampintramong and 'f ;: ". /" ', I /'Y'::, Some Old Timers Say That Charley "

hard\ to working roll the \negro\rush welt! !lalxs. ,behaved,110 ery is suit lie undertook h,'ti R ep resenting k '- J t : i" '' '. ,':: Johns Paved Two Out Of Three Roads I I

Franklin was brought here for
medical attention and Drs. ,\.1l. ( i!. v In The County. ;
Freeman and :N.\\". Francis dressed >
his wound,.after which he was turned American : Charley E. Johns Is Still Serving J i
over to the sheriff and placed in the ; '; '
t'lIuntjilil.. lie la belie\ed. to have : ; : 1
been the man for whom a large 7 Bradford County With His Insurance
reward is outstanding for murderinga ,Pennsylvania Millers Mytuq ::it; ;,
man In Mitchell County Ga. { ..
His Business And
> Agency He Knows
.. St. Paul's Fire I & 'Marine ":: '\!>, >t'OM "N".," jy. :";

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Starting July 7th there will be no ,, .. ,
rte 1',' ,,' Insurance Needs Has Been
1 t. He Serving
Vent pieces of Ice sold from the ';: : W ;\ : !
wagons. Alt persons winning to buy Scents 'i'i Life Insurance.Gulf Life : "
worth. of 1 ice will have to get |It t at The People Of Bradford County With' ,
the plant .1\:1.\ l: s '
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Sunday afternoon a negro. A.G. ',' .' / .\ k, Century And Covers Bradford County
.Freeman, hired a horse-and buggy atC '" i; < ", .,,. :;;$
,,\. Finch Co.'s stable. After the .
Like The .
time limit was far exceeded. Mr. Sis- .' STARKE Dew ,?, ;, ,' t I
trunk mounted a horse and went out '
to look the negro up. He finally found :
him' 1 lying down helplessly drunk on "
the edge of Alligator Swamp. The : i\ I
home was standing by in a most CHARLEYE.JOHNSti :, ;
pitiful condition. Blood was running ,
from his nose, he was panting sten- ... w.JG r,
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torously. and sweat was dripping & ; / "
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from him. although he had. apparently : ., j AGENCY INC. \. \ ;r.' r}
been standing still for some , \. ,
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Mr. Sistrunk made the brutish Like The Dew ho-: '. '
negro get up and into the buggy and : Covers County f
Chief Kiln who placed .' .
took him to
had a I :
him In .
the counlJail Freeman
hearing day theichgaingatng.-IQI3 before Judge lardinl'r1011: months : 131 S, Walnut St. .{ ., 964-5070 Starke ," '!', / J i :I

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Fort Harllee Protected First Settlers


In Area from Hostile Indian RaidsCleone .. i -

Dowling of Starke, mains of an Indian War bridge foundin vast territory. Writer of that period There were several others near by- rw E[ -n/G .
remembers picking up bits of broken Florida.At. Kay no part of Florida suffered more Fort Crabbe on New River and Fort .. .I
crockery to use in her doll house while the time Fort Harlee was built, at the hands of the Indians, since the Van Courtland. about a mile
living with her parents. Willie and the area that Nancy Moore, at their home near Union Counties was part of old offered Ideal hiding places from point where the Newnanaville to MId-
Fort Harllee southwest of Hampton Alachua County, which covered a which the Seminoles could swoop dleburg road met the Alachua Trail.
down on unsuspecting families, killing Other forts in the BradfordUnionClay -
Lake, over years ago.
Mark Hodges who grew up on and burning, then making their area Included Fort Call near
Hampton Lake, has a fine collectionof escape as stealthily as they came. Worthington Springs Fort White In
Indian artifacts Includingspearheads In the earlier years of the war the eastern Columbia County; Fort Temporary -
at least 5.700 years old, pioneer families abandoned their shown on old maps as being
o found near the Fort Harllee aite. homesteads, and in April 1838 Dr. near present location of Starke; and
Connie M. Clark, another residentof Samuel Forry a U.S. Surgeon, wrote Fort No. 11 near present Keystone ..-"':'''_ r rI
Lake has found mini- from Fort Harllee: heights -. I
Hampton 1t .. of Harllee Is contained '. .... .. -
A description
balls military buttons, and other bits .on the 9th Inst., two men were -;: I I
of evidence of the one-time Indian killed about twelve miles from Fort In a letter written on June %9, 1837 i t It
War fort that was established near Harllee, just north of the Newnans- by Capt. Samuel Ringgold: I
the north bank of the Santa Fe Riveron vllle Road. A woman, who is the wife "This poet was situated between .- I
March 18, 1837. Major Wm. W. of one of these men and the sister of Jarey's Ferry (at Middleburg) and -- f t tALL I
Harllee. of the South Carolina another has been brought into the Newnansville (the first county seat of
volunteers, was first commander of post. She Is accompanied By six young Alachua County); 27 miles from the
the fort, which was hastily erected for pledges of mutual love. former, and 18 from the latter. It was
protection of the early settlers of this "About 20 persons have been killed situated on a branch of the Santa Fe
area from the marauding Indians. lately on this frontier. A messenger River, where a bridge had been
The name Harllee meant many arrived here today, begging thrown across the stream. Major FORTS of the Indian War period Including Fort llarllee. were
things to many people. The name was assistance to bury the dead, as the William W. Harllee of the South built with pickets made from split pine logs surrounding the enclosed :
first applied to the fort itself but families have congregated in several Carolina Volunteers (later a Major area, and two block houses constructed at diagonal corners
General in the Civil War) who had
gradually came to embrace the surrounding houses! for self defense. ,
area which, after the war "The whole frontier Is being aban- been here the preceding winter
was settled so thickly that it had its doned, there being now more than erected pickets with two block housesat from each tumbler, but as the same In the years of the Second Seminole .t
own poI torrice. To say one lived at thirty families around us. The arrival diagonal corners, after the fashionof ceremony was to be gone through War the armed forces blazed many :
Fort llarllee in later years, meant in of expresses crying for help from the Florida forts." with each gentleman in rapid succession military roads through the frontier.
the area surrounding the fort site General ttustis, has become an hourly Surrounding the fort was dense pine the fairest of creation did not Such roads were hardly more than
Mrs. Dowling remembers one of occurrence." land, and nearby there were a few lose their proper allowance. The old trails through the forests, with some :
her near neighbors a crusty Florida These words, written over 140 years "miserable shanties, some of pine ladies, who were veterans at the streams bridged and others crossed'
cracker named Charlie Thomas who ago, give a dramatic picture of life in bark, where some Cracker families business never loosened their graspof at fords. In low wet areas, causeway-
lived to In 107 years old. He boughtthe the "Alachua Lands." as this area huddled." the tumblers until their lips had fills were sometimes made, though >
Joe Barry place at Harllee, and was known at that time. In spite of the ever-present danger, drained the last drop of the precious the trails usually detoured such spots i
one of his daughters married Hill One writer of the period declared the refugees around Harllee relievedthe liquid. As a necessary consequence, it if possible. In some cases the fills-
Slade. They have descendants in the --- that the Alachua area "has been more tension by Indulging In was Impossible for them to sit up were covered with logs held down by I
Hampton area today. \I.\J: \V.\V IIAHI.I.KK: : of 1 S.(*. especially the scene of Indian amusements to take their minds off long, and soon all the beds were occupied stringers, and then covered with
Charlie told many stories to Cleone Volunteer, for whom For depredations than any other sectionof the Indians. According to a letter by these ancient dames. The more dirt fill. The riding was rough. '
Dowling which made a deep impen ll.irllrc was named Florida" Entire families were butchered written by an officer at the fort, the gentlemen who afterwards got into a Dr. MoUe described a trip made in [
sion on her as a girl. Stories of Indian and their homes burned. Rev settlers had a building "expressly similar predicament were compelledto June 1837 from Newnansville to Blck s i
uprisings and torture and death inflicted John Tucker, pastor of the New River dedicated to dancing, in which they lie wherever they fell. Creek (via Harlee) with two other
on the white settlers..storiesof Baptist Church, established In 1833 is assemble six nights a week." But the "At one o'clock the fighting commenced men: :
gold buried around Fort Harllec by said to have buried more people, kill- manners and modes of life, accordingto and the Major and myself, "Thornton was too sick to ride-
the settlers, fleeing from the Indians. ed by Indians, than any other the writer "are so unsophisticatedthat not being ambitious of distinguishing horseback, so we borrowed a small
She remembers holes "dug all over preacher In Florida. they exhibit a state of primitive ourselves In the pugilistic art, made a wagon..and, making a soldier ride
the place" by people looking for the One of the main purposes of Fort simplicity just one degree removed retreat, and at two in the morning my horse, I drove the, I
buried treasure in later years. But t>o ., 1 Harlee like others of Its kind, was to from the condition of their red were in our tents, after a bitter cold wagon..reached Fort Harlee on the '
far as she knows none was ever offer protection to early settlers, who brethren." ride." Santa Fe River about dusk. There we 'I
found. would leave their homes and gather in A description of these frontier The favorite dance of the country were hospitably entertained and lodg-
!Mark Hodges believes there were settlements around the forts In timeof amusements is given in the journal of people was the cotillion, which required ed for the night....As Black Creek was
other buildings at the llarllee site / Indian alarm. In the area aroundthe Dr. Samuel Motte, a U.S. Army at least four couples. Music only twenty-seven miles distant, we :
surrounding the fort. These, he says, Harlee site may still be found surgeon who was assigned to Fort was invariably provided by a fiddler, waited for the decline of the sun next < .
included a dance hall general store, 4 broken bits of crockery, pieces of iron Harllee from time to time. In one ex- often assisted by another individualwho day..The roads were so bad from the
post office, two or three taverns, and implements and stems from clay cerpt from his journal he wrote: beat time on the fiddle strings deep sand, we made-but slow progress -
several crude houses or huts. !Mrs. pipes of the kind smoked by men (and "The planters and the residents of with broom sedge straw sticks. The and sunset found us seven .
Dowling feels sure from signs she some women) of that eraevidencethat the towns were able to participate in steps of the cotillion were called out, miles from Garey's ferry. At the very '
saw as a girl, that there was a many families fled to Fort many amusements not available to and the dance was on.-Favorlte tunes moment I was whipping up to ac
racetrack near the river which Harllee for protection from the In- rural families or the pioneers on the included "Cindy," "Hell after the complish our journey before dark, the
seems likely since horse racing,. was a $1 dians. frontier, but the backwoods people Yearling" "Sugar Babe," and hind axle-tree of our vehicle broke in !
favorite sport of soldiers of that era in llarllee formed a link in a defense found many opportunities for recrea- "Weevly Wheat." Other rural gather- twain, and down we came upon the
their idle time. plan drawn up by Gen Zachary tion. Gatherings for neighborhood Ing places for social interchange were ground with an awful crash. Here wasa
There was also a bridge across the Taylor who ordered a fort or outpost house-raisings, rail-splittings, corn- the grist mill on grinding days, cane a hostile country surrounded -
river at the fort site although it had t built every 12 miles throughout the shuckings, log-rollings, and even grindings and syrup boilings, quiltingand by hammocks which were I
disappeared from view--prohably 1I area so that no family would be more quiltings were almost invariably sewing bees, and all forms of the lurking places of blood-thirsty
burned-before the !Moores came than six miles from a source of pro- followed by a dance in which religious functions from regular ser savages..night coming on. no means,
there to live. Proof of the bridge was tection. Now for the first time in everyone joined." vices to camp meetings.But of repairing the shattered axle-tree!, I
I discovered in the spring of 1975: when Florida's history, the new territory-- Dr. Motte and a fellow officer were the Indian incidents continued and one of us too sick to walk or even
some of the massive timbers were .... not yet admitted to the Union-was explored invited to attend a frolic and "arrived unabated: to ride horseback..1 mounted my' ,
hauled from the river bed by divers and mapped, and a system of there about sunset, not caring muchto On May 12, 1883 it was reported: horse and having unhitched the other I
working in cooperation with local Q lI(:If.J'" primitive roads was built to supply participate in the log-rolling part of "Indians stole nine head of horses animal from his !barrtess.".Thprnton
history buffs. The bridge was at the '- 'Cason '"" managed 16 fceV6/: (
ford whore the once busy New nans Harllee was the best known fort in (host)) was busily erecting a long they got three head; from James walked leaving wagon, baggage, i'tc.
vile to Middleburg ro.ucl'llSI\l'tllhe \ I F'I.I Olll I U \ S('Ul) T of 'Indian this area, and the one most often men- table out of rough boards in the open Cason, 2; John Cason, 2; Richardson to take care 0' themselves..We
Santa e. and is said to be the only re War periiMl.' tioned in writings of that period. air, while his wife was as busily Douglas I; and Kansome Cason 1. reached Fort Heilman at Black Creek r,
) engaged in cooking pork and cabbagein Fort Call, near Providence was about 9 o'clock and. crossing Carey's '
the kitchen, into which we were in- besieged at one time and was ferry, were soon comforting l
vited, being informed it was the desperate for supplies. An army ourselves over a cup of old larcy's (I
reception room..The pork and cab- report tells of furnishing "the suffering tea..." r
bage were in due time dispatched, inhabitants" with beef, salt, flour, After that Dr. Motte was sent to Sit.
) and a few of the gentlemen put to bed, corn, and rice.A Augustine where he "was in
in consideration of not being able to typical instance of the "Indian Elysium" among the bl'autirullalhes
FAULKNER use their legs from a too free use of depredations" that went on in the and fine gentlemen of Spanish des
our host's whiskey. area was told years ago by Drew cent. But he had already received
"They now began preparations for Dukes, of Worthington Springs as orders sending him back to Harlee '::1
964-5D65 the double-shuffle. There were three related to him by his grandfather. A and he was filled "With sad thoughts i-3
TV fiddlers; but unfortunately for the exercise couple, named Hickman lived on a at the necessity of leaving such
REAL of their united talents,only one farm in the Worthington area. The scenes and sources of happiness to go
REALTOR fiddle, and that deficient in some of its husband did not fear the Indians, even and vegetate at Fort Harlee."
strings. The Major could not be in- though he was warned by a friendly Maj. Gen. Zachary Taylor visited
duced to venture his carcass in the redskin to leave his home. Mr. the post in July of 1839! to hold con- I
violent excercise of double-shuffle Hickman thought the Indians were his sultations with Colonels Twiggs.
and crossing, so I had to support the friends and would not harm him. Davenport, and Cross regarding .
credit of our camp by by own exer- He was killed by rifle fire one night future operations in Florida. Taylor
2305 N. Temple Ave. Starke tions; and so successfully, that the while sitting in his chair at home, and known as "Old Rough ant Ready,
conjurer was in raptures, and madean so was his wife. His daughter was shot later served as commander of the Army ;
Here I Is Why attempt to exhibit his admirationby at. but fortunately the ball struck a of the Rio Grande in the Mexican
embracing me before the whole piece of flint in her apron pocket and War in 1846. and became twelfth 10.:
company. she fled from the Indians pausing on- President of the U.S. in 1849. :.
FAULKNER REALTY ..; "The intervals of'the dance were ly to hold her two children in a pen at Following his visit to llarllee. Gen
filled up by the gentlemen handing Fern Pond, covering them with corn Taylor wrote a report to his superior.
Has Been So Successful, t around in a tumbler what I thoughtwas shucks. She managed to reach Fort Gen. T.S. Jesup, In which he said: :.
:" I whiskey and water, but which the Call, and raised the alarm. Soldiers "Although two fficers and some
In The Real Estate :r: Major asserted, from closer Inspec- returned with her and rescued the six or eight privates have been t
/.'" i tion, was unadulterated whiskey. The children. They then buried Mr. and waylaid and killed since the opening
p Business.... younger ladies were generally Mrs. Hickman on the farm, using
satisfied with one or two mouthfulls their cart for a crude coffin. (see page lie ;

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largest orange tree In Florida,"bear- ,":. : iI
ing 10,000 oranges In a single season, "..".. it I
grew at Fort Harllee according to Ira /':
formation in "Webb's Florida" a t
state directory of 1885 and several .
letters received by The Telegtaph h "" j
over the years. ,..,,','
The Webb directory says "The / .: [
Fort Harley tree a few miles south.
west of Starke, has been known to -to ,
bear 10,000 oranges In a season." ; o r.
Although the size of the tree and its i. (
great productivity are probably true, ..ib" I
stories about Its location and who i7 .,..... ,
planted it vary widely. + : r
When information concerning the TY ,
tree was sought by The Telegraphsome
years ago,a resident of Graham % t% ?
came to the office and said the tree j [ I
was planted by his great-great uncle, # ,.
Samuel Thomas, at Fort Harllee, a '
located between the Santa Fe River t L' t ier i
and Hampton Lake. The name Fort / 7 > { j
Harllee (Cor Fort Harley as it was e.vim 7
sometimes spelled came to be ap (
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plied to the entire area around the site
as well as the fort itself. Mrs.Cleon Dowling. who spent girlhood on her parents' farm near
( Fort Harlee site, Inspects huge bridge timbers dug from Santa Fe River
Thomas said the fort was built for .
with diver Jim Gray and former Bradford Tax Assessor Gene Long.
protection of early settlers during the 4
Indian Wars, and that nothing remained s.
Diver Gray <( of the location old
except old timbers to surface of the river.
mill dam post. He said the tree was I
killed by a freeze In January 1886 and
was over 50 years old at the time. .0 1
Another account of the tree was .0I I ,;
received about the same time in a letter ... S 1. ayy
from Hampton. The writer, who .. .- -- ;, I'
wished to remain anonymous, said: -- ',1
"As to the location of Fort Harley, it \
is between the Santa Fe River and a I
small lake, which lies about 1 v+ miles ... ... '<
west of Hampton...The large orange Bore 10,000 Oranges Per Yearuntil r
tree was once there,but was taken up, i
and the root and trunk carried to the Timbers from Fort Harllee
Chicago Exposition in 1892...1 have 1850, had a practice extending Inform you that this mammoth tree Bridge
often been to Fort Harley, and my from Fort Harllee and Newnansville went out with the blizzard of last
grandmother told me what I have to Fort King and Ocala. As he visited winter."
written concerning the orange tree. this area, he would distribute oranges And apparently the famous tree Salvaged from Santa Fe River Bed :
She saw the people carrying the tree from the famous tree at Fort Harllee, never came back, for two years later,
trunk to the railway station to ship it after the manner of Johnny Ap- from the Fort Harrlee section a
to Chicago." pleseed and his apples. writer who signed himself Ft. Harlee In February of 1975 two divers In- timbers-remains of the fort bridge free the timbers from roots and
Another version of the legendarytree "This tree was In/ 1850 said to be the Cracker wrote: "The Big Tree is gone terested in Indian War forts, Jim crossing the river on the old debris that had entangled them for
came in a letter written in 1933 by largest sweet orange tree in the state. up.." Gray and Don Pennay, accompaniedby Newnansvllle to Middleburg Road. more than a century. Other artifacts
II.J. Chaffer, retired curator of ar- The freeze of 1835 had killed those So there you have it-the Fort E.L. Matthews, president of the Some of the timbers, all heart pine such as lead balls, military insignia
chives at Florida State Museum, who growing here formerly,while the seed Harllee (Harlee or Harley) tree was Bradford County Board of Historical were 16 feet long, or more, and as and belt buckles,harness buckles and
said: of the.great tree was still safe in the planted by Major Harllee or Samuel Trustees and Gene Long, formerBradford much as 12 Inches thick. Many of odd bits of iron tools were recovered. I
ground. By 1860 it had grown so largeit Thomas,on the south side or the north County property appraiser, them were notched with hand tools in
"According to a -letter from Col. could be seen for miles and bore side of the Santa Fe River, and was made several visits to the Fort order to be fitted together, and it is According to tfne architect In-
W.C. Harllee, U.S. Marine Corps, to over 10,000 good oranges in a season.It killed in the freeze of 1875 1886. or Harllee site on the north side of the believed that much more of this terested in historical preservation
Dr. J.P. Ambrose Waldo Fla., Fort was killed in the freeze of 1875." 1895, after which it was shown at the Santa Fe River, and were successful timber remains buried in the river this is believed to be the only Indian
Harllee was built in 1835 about four Another story of the tree is Chicago Exposition in 1892 or the St. in bringing up several massive bed. Hydraulic pumps were used to fort bridge to be located in lorida
miles north of Waldo on the south credited to "Kinfolk," who wrote: Louis Exposition In 1895.
bank of the Santa Fe River by troops "There grew the Harlee Orange Tree, At any rate, there was an orange ...
of the S.C. Volunteers under com killed in 1895. largest tree in Florida, tree at Fort Harllee, and it bore a lot
mand of Major W.W. Harllee, and planted in 1837, and parent of many of fruit!
named in his honor. orange trees throughout the area. When It Comes To Fishing Bradford County 1
Citizens of Alachua County built an. ,
"In front of the officers'quarters at iron fence around it. When it was killed .
this post, Maj. Harllee planted the in the freeze of 1895 it was uprootedand Has.. Some Of the Best _.
seed of an excellent China Orange, sent to Sti Louis Exposition. with a .. Memorabilia. .
which he had brought with him from statement Us history."
Charleston. Of the several seedlingsfrom Further complicating the legendwas
\this, planting, one proved morei' an item in the.Jan. IS, 1887 issue I.. \. .CAN CROW WHEAT
lhrl was ( o by' s t ec uent' t".gad" ;j n of//In apparently*.TfttognapJi written gne4tVAt from Patrw'.Vand the Fort.. 1 1 I ,afiRhytwfpitDLwitYTCner.' ){ '; r :;:""When It Comes To Boats Come To :'. """ .u;,.;:;;; t}

risons during the Seminole Indian Harley community which at one time Dover of near Hampton, called 1
War (1835-42).** had its own post office. This writer at The Telegraph office Wednesday
The Chaffer letter continued: said: and left a bunch of wheat headsas
"Presuming that most of your samples of a small patch of wheat
'"The late Hon. Marion I!.. Payne, readers are familiar with the name which he had grown on his farm. The GRIFfiS AND SON'S
for many years superintendent of Fort Harlee and it Is generally con heads are from four to six inches In
Marion County Schools, has told me ceded that the biggest thing with us Is length, and the hulls are' well filled out
that his father Dr. George Payne of the orange tree, which has so long with a good, firm grain. In fact, it Is
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PAGE TWELVE Section Two RltMad111 COUNTY ser.rrGRAPIL: ___ loalf_ __ANHUVEKAAHYI _____m: ___ Jeb--

...more about FOR T HARLEE-- Editor Recalls I .,

(from page 10) .... ,.., .,IJ'"''' .' .. ,.
1:00.,: ,. ,9It:" .... "" ., Early Days at We're
', ,;.... \'" ,"I, LookingFor
of the campaign. It has been apparentthat "t ,. ,,, ,, 1 ) __ ,;', "
the object of the enemy has been t 4 Orange Colle8e
to avoid all encounters with our
.Could the enemy be brought to
battle, even in his strongholds, the Twenty-five year a40 the late T.R. History
war would soon be clos (Texas) Hodges wrote the following
ed..Fortunately for them, however, story concerning his early schooldays
that such Is the nature of their coun- and newspapenng experience in
try that concealment is found to be Starke. As a boy, Mr. Hodges had at- Buffs.
more efficacious than opposition, and ". tended "Orange College" and early .
they leave the climate to fight their :. Institution of learning in Starke and
battles, which certainly has proven later returned here to edit and publisha eDo >
more destructive to our troops than .. newspaper, "The Florida Advocate -
the rifle or scalping knife. ," !In competition with The You Like
"If nature has so organized the In- r Telegraph. Antiques..
.. dian that he is fleeter of foot than the a 1
white man, and given him a country Ai Mr. Hodges recalled at the time Artifacts..Oddities
where no tracks are left when he In the 1880's Starke was a thriving ,
flies; and if we have not overtaken ',>. small town populated by friendly,
him It Is our misfortune, not our
enterprising people. In those days the
fault. And should the war be renewed public school system of the State was Or Anything Old That
(which I hope may never be the case) practically nil and most of the school
the only I way to bring It to a successCulIssue children attended private institutions,
in my opinion, is to cover the for which payment of board and tuition Brings Up MemoriesOf
whole country so as to prevent the was required. I
enemy from hunting or fishing.Z. ." Starke, however,could boast of two
.Taylor _: 'T. .. fine schools The Starke Institute,and The'Past?
The accuracy of General Taylor'sremarks Orange College, owned and operatedby t
Is proven by the fact that the Rev. G.P. Young,a minister of
during the entire war only 194 men the Christian Church and an experienced
died on the field of battle or from educator. I the 1 a
was among "" p
wounds, while 1,468 died from non- CRACKER COWBOYS of Florida, pictured In painting by famed artist youngsters who came here to attend After You "
combat related diseases-diarrhea
Remington, are typical of the early settlers who came to Fort Ilarllee school from surrounding counties. ve
dysentery, congestive fever, etc. The hostile The "college"
seeking protection from Indians building was a large
unhealthy conditions then found In frame
two-story structure with
Florida, and the prevalence of Illness auditorium and class room, and
and disease! are commented on in letters Jones Nov. 22. 1855; and E.P. where the fort was located. It I la located on a vacant field west of was the Read ThisCentennial
and reports from many officers Paschall, Oct101857. shown on many old maps of the Second Bradford courthouse.
and men. Today, there are no pickets or Seminole Indian War period, bul
Post Office Department records in buried posts to Indicate the exact spot survey work in those day was often (Editor's note: the school was
Washington show a poet office Fort inaccurate and the fort is marked I In located on W. Call Street about where a
llarlee (Incorrectly spelled with only various locations,one map even placing the Christian Church today; The Issue
one I> established on Sept.7, 1839 with it on the south Ride of the Santa courthouse referred to was the old
Josiah Gates, an innkeeper at the fort Fe. The weight of evidence, however,, Bradford County courthouse, built In
at one time as first postmaster. This indicates that it was on the north sideof 1902.) ?
post office was discontinued on Feb. the river, in what is present day y
26. 1841. and reestablished on Aug. I, Bradford County. Judging by the artifacts A large corps of teachers was You Will! Realize
1841.: It was once more discontinuedon found, it was near the bridge employed, and many children from
July 19, 1845 after the end of the across the Santa Fe, and not far from five years up to grown boys and girls
war. a natural canal running into the rivet attended from the surrounding coun-
from the south end of Hampton Lake try. That Starke And
The fact that there was still a settlement (once called Lake Navarre or Santa
in the area is Indicated by P' Fe Pond on some old maps). At onetime The fame of the"college"at Starke
records showing another post office, Dr. there were old fence posts and j soon spread over the State ando
named Fort Harley (Las it was gates in the area which appeared t ] students were coming in from various
sometimes spelled) was establishedon TOMATO PILLS, be notched in a manner indicating i counties including Levy where my Bradford County" '
March 19. 1850 and discontinued on they have been salvaged from the I family home was located at Magnolia >" ",, .
April 15, 1858. apparently because it For Dysss.u,Isaase fort. The land' Is now leased by:f plantation. My father was Dr. An '.
was no longer needed with the ton,, Jassaaa, Rayonier, Inc., for pulpwood operations drew Elton Hodges who had four of 4' '
and large oaks that shaded j his youngest boys of school age at .
establishment of the Waldo post officeon once .
August 4. 1858. The names of Coax,&.uABaivcml the area have been bulldozed down home in need of an education. He Have A Colorful And \
postmasters at this last post office and replaced by pine trees, making I II t decided to enter us at Orange College
and their appointment dates were: rAiwx I/EDICRE. difficult to find old landmarks that t and we were bundled off to Starke, ,
John P. Weeks March 19, 1850; Wyatt might have indicated. the exact loca where we stopped at the old Commercial -
(*, Allen April 7. 1851; Nathaniel lion of the fort. Hotel Just east of the railroad Fascinating History That
tracks on Call: Street in the center of
town. The hotel was operated by a
fine old German gentleman at that
time. We were all put to board at the Should Be Preserved For
r home of the college president, wherewe
' had comfortable quarters and

saw good food and care. Present And Future''

MUFFL.EFI Among the prominent citizens of : "
the town at this period were the : :
Nw 301 .. Johns, Alvarez, Sweat and Richard :; ';''t; "' '
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45417JII.h. families I attended school with Sen. Generations. V'H; ; <
Charley Johns' father Everett, who
i' t. later, became. Sherlfl, of Bradford ,," .;.1 .;',
County, and I chewed cane out at his' '; ..' ; ,..::;,.;,..
grandfather's farm. "

Later I attended the East Florida YOU CAN HELP DO THIS' NOW

Seminary Military Institute at
) Gainesville and, at the age of 17,
Why Take A Chance When You Can entered the newspaper field as owner
and publisher of a weekly newspaperat BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE.
Use A Muffler Expert Cedar Key that I purchased from
) the Rev. P.W Corr. He had been the
Baptist minister at Gainesville and, -
at the time of the same,was pastor of

Mufflers For DomesticAnd I the seems Cedar that Key Mr. Corr Baptist had Church.a yen for It If You Have Old Records, Old Photographs, Old' Letters' .

publishing a weekly newspaper in )
every new town he moved to, whetherit
Foreign Cars had or needed another paper or not. Of Historical Interest, Or If You Would Like To Help In ;

Hampton was his next stop and he
started a "Florida Advocate" there, The Restoration Of The Old Bradford County CourthouseFor 1
later moving it to Starke when he ran
Major And Minor Repairs On All for some public office and became
miffed because The Telegraph would Conversion Into A Museum, Please Notify The ;
not support him editorially. He
Foreign And Domestic Cars gathered together the necessary type, '
a Washington hand press that printedone Bradford County Historical Board Of Trustees.: Or I I.? You
sheet at a time, and set up shop in
an old building on W. Call Street.
Starters Alternators ,Would Like To Actively Help In This Project, We Would
Shocks Not long afterward, the Rev. PW. :,
1 decided to change base to Monticello
and convinced me that I needed "a Like To Know That Also. All Items Will Be Listed And
Tire Balancing Brakes 'Tune larger field of operation." I bought
Ups The Advocate "lock, stock and bar-
rer'-with questionable good will.The Stored In The Old Courthouse Until The Museum Is

Custom Tail Pipe Bending Advocate was published twice a .
week, and it did not take two years for
,. .., me to find out that Starke did not need Ready To Open. Only Items That Originated Or,, Nero
,." .. : ,: ,'". 'jW ", two newspapers, so I sold it and acquired 1 I
a one-third interest In "The Used In Bradford County Are Desired.;;
Sunday Call" in Jacksonville. When
Carlton Craft Has BeenIn this paper became a daily I retired
from the journalistic field and started ', ,

practicing law. Please'Fill- Out The, Following Blank And Mail"To: The

I The Salvage Business The people of Starke were very kind ; s ,;
to me and I made many friends there, '.,
\ among whom were the Peeks. Longs. Historical Board, P, O. Drawer A, Starke t Fla., '32091

Burroughs Wainwrights Weeks, .

A Long Time In Strongs.Farmers. To' pleasant Matthew surprise and I Or Bring, To Telegraph, Office. '

found Clint Richard and Jack Davis -
there. who were my schoolmates at ----
Bradford County the old East Florida Seminary. A.V. '
o Long was a young lawyer at that Yes, I Am Interested, A'County'MI.i'seum And Would
time and later married the charming ,"* i : J-

Miss"Gussie.Ruby "Brownie but later. He became was knownas Like To Help.. I Have The Following Items)Would I Like ;s': ,1
He May Not Have Parts For 1914 Cadillac. But He Has A Good a prominent .
member of the State Bar and '. ,'.,':. 4; ;: '
served as Circuit Judge later being To t '' *:'" '
Contribute Or Lend For Dlsplay ,
elevated :* < ';
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I Starke Wits Wilderness Before Railroad Arrived ;

What was Starke like before the railroad reached here in ,
January 1858 ..., : r
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Not much-according to a writer in the May 7,1887 issue of The ,

Telegraph, who described it thus: '. .. : ,, :: ,! "

" that time this was a wilderness, a vast and unbroken ; .

pine forest, where the deer, bear, wildcat and the stealthy panther .. .
roamed at their own free will. There was not a single house i;:" ".' .. ,

worthy of the name in what is now the corporate limits-only a ''f,' .
few little shanties occupied by railroad hands." .u.-" (
The building of the first! rail line, likewise hauled their cotton, timber, .. ,
connecting the Atlantic Ocean with or naval stores to Middleburg for ,
the Gulf of Mexico (Fernandina to shipment up the St. Johns River to i,
Cedar Key) undoubtedly supplied the Jacksonville.But .
tonic that spurred Starke a growth the new railroad changed all 1'p'
from an unnamed crossroads settle that. Merchants would now receive
ment to a village of 138 residents by supplies direct by rail from Jackson-
the 1860 census. ville. Cotton gins soon began operat
The original route planned by The ing here, and farmers no longer had <.: ( ) li?* 4
Florida Railroad Co. for its Atlantic-: to make the long, arduous trip to and
to-Gulf line was by way of Middle- from Middleburg. Drummers' (as
burg. but residents of that already salesmen were called in those days)
thriving town, with a population of found Starke a convenient mid-way W r< r+ '* 1 r
almost 1,000 at that time, objected. stop between Fernandina and Cedar
They already had water transportation Key. and the "depot" located then
by way of Black Creek to the St. just south of Richard It Pace store, at
Johns River, and doubtless considered the railroad crossing on the south side
the railroad as unwelcome of Call Street, became the busy hub of 4'r
competition. Consequently, the track the town.
was re-routed to the west, running How Starke and Call Street got their f +.,r. ,, ; t tb,
through the site that was later to names is now a matter of some .
become Starke. speculation, although it was earlier
Not only was the railroad unpopularat believed they were named in honor of _'_ +,, I,
Mlddleburlf' but early settlers here two of Florida's early political ,,, aqt T I I,W 7c- VV''+n'f' t ooPP
y opposed "the Iron figures Previous accounts have
s horse, fearing that trains would kill stated that Starke was named for
their livestock and interfere, with Governor Madison Starke Perry, a
other farming operations.. Drury Red- native of South Carolina, who served
dish, a young farmer from Wayne from 157 to the outbreak of the Civil ,..- '" ..
County, Georgia, and one of the first War In 1861. He was sometimes called
landowners in what is now Starke, Starke Perry, Starke being the
f had bought 40 acres from the Govern- maiden name of his mother a Early "Iron horse at Call Street Crossing
ment and established a farm in the member of a prominent South Caro- i
area now lying on both sides of U.S. lina family. After coming to Florida.
Highway 301 just south of the railroad Perry settled in Alachua County and burg, Va., and is said to have been the trestle south of town where he rupt the railroad which
crossing. But on learning of the new became a leading planter. present at Lee's surrender at Appo- hid and was supplied with food and important supply line for
development he pulled up stakes and There are other theories of how the matox. other necessities by his wife, who was forces farther North.
moved to a location farther west, out- name was derived, however. In a let- An Interesting story is told that ill at the time.The Richard house,one According to the i
side of the "danger zone." ter to The Telegraph published In while at home on furlough, perhaps of the oldest in Starke. is located at troller's report of Nov. 1 i Ii
By 1857 Starke had grown suffi- 1887 a writer said that In the early after his Injury, a Union informer 126 S. Water Street, just east of the value of all slaves owned andthence"I,,
ciently to warrant a postoffic which days before the post office was notified Federal forces that Capt. municipal light plant. It is now owned County was listed at $ \
was established here on November 17 established, Cole met with Richard Richard was at Starke' and, as a by Mr. and Mrs. Joey Bakken and us- The nearest brush '
of that year with George W. Cole as and Pace and persuaded them to let detachment of soldiers rode up to the ed for apartments. troops came on Aug. 19,
postmaster. A former resident of him name the new town for his sweet front gate of his home, he jumpedover No major encounters took place Col. Wm. R. Noble,
Fernandina, Mr. Cole also came hereIn heart. the back fence and ran to Alligator here during the war, but the Starke Forces at Magnolia, Fla. ) ; \
expectation of a land boom created .' Support far this ,hnl n may be creek which bordered a portion area was visited by raiding parties on, of Green Cove Springs) .'
'by the railroad.In 185Q known legsally found in .'T *StwY oP Lerida Railroads -...of.hiapeatur .ioJJI'!g fM-.4I ek't ,-or.mon ccaaloM,... fudi s......,..kt.rtrtrl, '
the 40-acre section,still 1834-1903" by Ceo. W. Pet- [
as the "Original Town of Starke, from tingill. Jr. 'which states that Starke
the Government lot $100-$2.SO an was named for"a Miss Starke" at the f
acrel! This tract included land along'both request of George W. Call. This ties In David Yulee's Dream of Atlantic to Gulf
sides of present Call Street with an apparent friendship between
bounded on the west by property now Call who was treasurer of the Florida
occupied by the 1902 courthouse,and Railroad Co., and Postmaster Cole
on the east by the site where the (see below).
power plant now stands. As for Call Street., it had been Railroad Boosted City's Growth
Soon after that the established generally believed that it was named
merchandise store was for Richard Keith Call territorial -
here by John Charles Richard governor of Florida during the Second David L. Yulee had a dream and because of that dream
(pronounced Re-shard), 'native of
Seminole Indian War. Starke Is the it is Without
Georgia who had been in the lumber In recent however a letter perhaps, thriving town today.
and cross-tie business at Middleburg, written in 1896 years has come to, light Yulee's dream Starke might till be Just a crossroads settle-
and later ran a mercantile establish indicating that it might have been ment, or might even have disappeared from the map as manya
ment In Jacksonville. tie foresaw named for State Senator George W. struggling young town has done 'In the past.
Starke as a good location because of Call, of' Fernandina, who was
the new railroad, and a short time treasurer of The Florida RailroadCo. 'Yulee, the son of a Moroccan Jew Gulf of Mexico that he wasn't dis-
later was joined by George E. Pace, ., and apparently a friend of Cole's. named Moses, was Florida's first U. heartened by political defeat. In his day
' another Jacksonville businessman, in The letter stated that Senator Call S. Senator and was considered a man ambitious dream he foresaw steel ,
forming the partnership of Richard with the approval of David Yulee of great vision in the days before the rails stretching from Fernandina to ; '
Pace Starke's leading store-during president of the railroad company, Civil War. He was known as David Cedar Key to provide transportationby i-; ;: I
its early years.According permitted Cole to enter the 40 acres of Levy for the first 30 years of his life, train through the interior of r + Wi
to the 1887 writer, the Section 28-8-22 (the Original Town of for his father had assumed the name Florida most of which was then an
first residence worthy of the name, Starke) and to lay out the town and of Levy when his family was forced to impenetrable wilderness.He i,
erected In Starke was a large build close to the railroad track, with seek refuge in Gibraltar during a envisioned vessels from northern -
"double-pen" log house built by the understanding and agreement on palace revolution In Morocco where cities and ocean-going ships
William Edwards Sr in cooperationwith the part of Cole that he would give the his father had been Grand Visier to from European ports unloading their
John Brown: This style of con- railroad company lots six and eight of the Emperor. cargoes at Fernandina onto railroadcars 4
struction popular in those days' and Block IS for its water tank and other In 1800 Moses Levy moved his fami- for transport to Cedar Key
still seen occasionally In rural areas, purposes upon condition that the com- ly to the Island of St. Thomas In the where the cargo would be transferredto I r
consisted of a breezeway. or hall pany would not demand the'usual Caribbean, where his son, David was ships bound for foreign ports. !. ,
open at both ends, through the middleof right-of-way through Cole's section of born in 1810. When David was still a But it was no easy undertaking, 4 ,
the house, with rooms on either land. This is the reason that buildings youngster and attending school in building a railroad through the dense ya I
side and usually a detached kitchenat adjoining the railroad crossing on Norfolk, Va., his family moved again, jungles and marshes, over rivers and \.
the rear reached by a covered Call Street were built so close to the this time to Cuba, where' his father creeks and cutting through the high and '
Capt. Mrs. John C. Richard when Starke In its
walkway. The Edwards house stoodon track, without the usual setback. In accumulated great'wealth as, a con- ridges of Florida's interior with hos- was Infancy. k I
the northwest corner of present view of this favor to him Cole may
Madison and' Thompson Streets the have had the 'main street"of the new was no town, worthy of the name Amelia River bridge,cannonballs rip
current site of Badcock's parking lot. town named for his good friend Call. here at that time. ped Into the last car, killing two
In the three years between arrivalof Since there was no In The track reached Fiftone (south of passengers. Soon after, the Union Army '
the railroad in 1858 and the'outbreak Starke at the time and newspaper legal recordsfor STATIONs Baldwin and 20 miles from Fernan- tore down the bridge and rippedup
of the Civil War, the little crossroads that period were lost in two court dina) on August 1, 1857;and pushed on track as far west as Baldwin. '
I settlement took on new, life. house fires, there is no way'of verifying to Reynolds (the name of a railhead In 1864 after Jacksonville had been
Heretofore there had been no connection : the actual origin of the names. one mile south of Starke) by March 1. occupied by Union Forces raiding
with the outside world. Supplies The 'census of 1860 the first taken 1958. For some reason there was a parties followed the line to' Starke
were brought down by boat from after establishment of the post office delay of almost a year In constructionand where track was burned and other .I
Jacksonville to Mlddleburg. and then while Starke was'still in New River the track did not reach Hamptona railroad property destroyed. ;
relayed to Starke by mule or ox team County, showed only 138 persons livIng distance of only six miles from After the fall of Cedar Key, Yulee
over sandy wagon!! trails. Farmers here at that time. According to a t Reynolds. ) until January 1, 1859. During and his family took refuge at his
preface'written by the census this period Starke was the terminus plantation on an Island in the Homos- I,
,enumerator E.R. Ives, only "free' of the line, and stage transportation assa River. In 1863 a Union raid up the .
inhabitants$ (Ino slaves) were listed tractor of supplies to the Spanish Army tile Indians still lurking along the from here was provided to liomosassa destroyed Yul e's planta-
In the nosecount. Because of his connections the way. It might have been impossible at Waldo, Gainesville and other nearby tion while the family was away from
Most of the early residents here Spanish allowed the elder Levy to the time-except for the vision and points.Fernandina. home. Three years later Yulee was
came from two nearby states South purchase large tracts of Florida land determination of David Yulee. grew with the expan- jailed at Fort Pulaski by federal
Carolina ((41)) and Georgia ((37). Of the including the Arrendondo and grant He and his associates began buyingup sion of its transportation facilities, authorities. His foes sought his execu-
and everything looked for
total population, 137 were listed as near Gainesville land In the Fernandina area,a spot promising tion, but he was finally freed by the
white. One Negro boy; Thomas David attended'school in Norfolkfor already secretly picked for the the new rail line in I860 but Yulee had Intervention of General Grant. The
ra{ Williams_ was listed with the notation six years until his father felt he eastern terminus of the railroad and not foreseen the outbreak of the Civil ambitious Yulee was unharmed, but
that he made his home with the Pace was old enough to support himself and Yulee had earlier purchased land at War and Florida's secession from the the war had robbed him of his rail
family Even as today very few resi- cut off his allowance.went to workon Cedar Key: This, together with the Union in January 1861. road.
dents were natives of Florida, Mr. his father's plantations in Florida, Alachua tract owned by' his father, By March 1 of that year the Atlantic In default of interest on Its bonds,
Pace being one. but his ambition led him to' an gave the young Yulee a large portion Ocean was finally linked to the the Florida Railroad was put up for
Among the 1860 census names that apprenticeship with a St. Augustine of that needed for the railroad right- Gulf of Mexico, and the crowds' sale and reorganized in ten under the t
are still familiar in the area todayare judge where he read law and was .ofway.In cheered as the first wood-burning imposing title of Atlantic.Gulf& West
: Baisden. Hodges. Thompson, late..dmltted to the Florida Bar. As locomotive puffed out of Fernandina India Transit Company. But the war '
Trlest. Brown Lee McRae.,Smith. he grew to manhood he became In- 1833 the Florida Railroad Com- on Its 35-hour Journey to Cedar Key. years, followed by the lean days of 1
Dowling. Andreu. Hollingsworth, terested In politics and in 1841 ran as pany was incorporated with Yule as. But there would be no ships from the Reconstruction took their toil of i;
Cox. Dees, Martin Kersey, .Gatlin the Democratic candidate for the office president. Construction began in 1835 Northern ports or from Europe to Yulee's dreim. Jacksonville had i'
White. Winn Wynn and Crosby. of territorial delegate. He won the after receiving state and federal landgrsnts meet the train, and no cargo to be begun to emerge as the key port on'
But the infant Starke. like all other seat and helped write' Florida's first, .' but almost halted several hauled across state The expected the East Coast and Tampa was rapidly 1.'
towns in the South received a sever .Constitution. months later when financial troubles 'ships were' either running the becoming the favored West Coast ;
___J setback with the outbreak of the Civil When Florida achieved statehood In developed but Yulee obtained loan blockade at Cedar Key harbour, or shipping point. H.B. Plant
I War in 1W1 and many of its early set 1845 young David became the state's ,from a New York patent attorney and had already fallen Into possession of building his railroad down the
tlers picked up stakes and left during first U.S. Senator and changed his financier and payrolls continued. Union forces. Coast to Tampa and competition
this period of unrest and strife name back from Levy to. Yulee by an Then the final blow fell tor Yulee offered by other new lines In leas was"f f
Capt. Richard the early merchant act of the Florida Legislature. The story Is told that the original and his cherished railroad. Union Atlantic to Gulf line went into
organized a company of militia Yulee was defeated in his bid for route was planned to pass through forces Invaded Fernandina just two vership and was reorganized as
Dr.J. L. GASKIN9. first ma.orOr which he commanded, serving reelection to the Senate in 1851,but by 'Middleburg but met so much opposition days after the anniversary of the Florida, Central, and ,
Starke, also. served as Speaker of the throughout the war. Including the then he was deeply obsessed by his there that the line was rerouted 'opening of the cro: -.tateUne. As the 1888; '1
HoM. la the Florida House ofRepresentatives. Battle Olustee. He was wounded at dream of a cross-state railroad ::several miles to the west through theraoprpsentStarkealthoughthere' last crowded refugee 'Ira In'raced But Yule. never Jived .to jtoe"thli:.;. .

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I"" :more about Historical Starke., ITT iThtiSU

(from pace 1)' ': ', :..: ;'
bitter rebel and gathered his horsea -.;\ showed gaff the area of Starke
and stock" returning later to burn sti covered with neat orange groves. A

4,000! pounds of his cotton. The name Telegraph writer had once predictedthat
every man in the county with an
McCrae probably should have been
orange grove would soon be wealthy,
spelled McRae as there were
many had reckoned without
but he
of this name in Starke and surrounding akin r.
account the of
into vengeance
and a settlement near Smith
area a .
The winter of
Frost devastating
Lake Is still named McRae.
rtl 1894-03 brought the famous "Big *
According to information Issued by Freeze" to this section of the state
the Civil War Centennial Committee and by mid-February almost every
it was reported that on March 10,1864 citrus tree had been killed to the
"The Federals occupied Palatka this ground. Although ;growers were ad
morning without oppoafion...There Is vised not to destroy their trees until '
also a small force at Gainesville and spring to give them a chance to s +-w: ,, -. -, ,

approximately a thousand cavalry at sprout out from the root few of them X4Ay1
Starke." There is no record of hostilities survived. A handful of determined +Sl41

here at that time however. a lliC growers replanted their groves but It

After the war there was an Influx of was only four yean 1899 until tl ,
newcomers to Starke including such y another disastrous freeze visited w, Y
well known names as N.J. Jones r yet North Florida and finally convinced
father of DeWitt C. Jones), Dr. J.L. growers that the citrus Industry
Gaskins prominent in state and local should move farther south. Most of

politics; Thomas Hemingway J.J. L a the groves were abandoned and
Sparkman, Joseph Alvarez S.S. ; many of the owners returned to their
Weeks and W.F. Brown. former homes In the North, or pushed
South Into Central Florida.
Starke quickly recouped its loss in .. -h farther Farms and homes were advertised STARKE'S FIRST MAYOR. Dr. J. L. Catkins, drowned Klngsley Lake
population" and by 1872 the "Guide to t for sale and the area suffered a when a tall boat be was trying out before letting his sons use It, capsized throwIng -
Florida. by George W. Olney, listed +. 't LU f .. .. serious economic blow. him Into the water. Although a good swimmer be drowned or died of a heart
the population as 250 giving the Growers now turned more and attack before help could reach him. Dr. Catkins pictured here on the shores of
following description of the .-
young more to that bright newcomer-the Kingsley Lake.mid1920's. .
town: "There is a church in the
village and three within a distance of ":. strawberry-as a cash crop and Sea
a mile all Methodist. No hotel, but a -- Island cotton lumber and naval .and the"bust"in 1928; the ment of many businesses from the
good boarding house kept by Mrs. stores were still among the top money Big Depression of the 1930's; another traditional "downtown" commercial

T.B. Hoyt who charges f 1.50 per day producers of course. boom with World War II and the district of Call street to new shopping
or $23 a month. Game is scarce but activation of Camp Standing seven centers In the areas where more park-
fresh water fish abound in the lakes. Starke came close to being renamed "Central City" In IBS when a Soon after the turn of the century miles east of Starke; and the declineIn Ing space is available. Most of these
This part of Florida is principally in- group of promotion-minded business men decided that the name Starke entered a period of modernization strawberry production when most modern developments will be treatedin
habited by small farmers who cul- "Starke" lacked romance and appeal and was no good for advertising with progressive leaders working growers quit their fields to accept greater detail in other sections of
tivate sea island cotton corn sugarcane purposes to entice people from the frozen north to come down and successfully for bond issues to con profitable construction Jobs at Bland- this looth Anniversary issue of The
sweet oranges peaches and a establish homes and invest their money. The controversy raged for months struct a light and water plant about ing-a: decline that continues today Telegraph. '
wide variety of garden produce." with proponents arguing that the euphonious name of Central City 1905. a new brick school In 1913 the because of exhorbitant costs of labor Suffice it to say that Starke cele-
By 1875. the 18-year-old Starke was was much more fitting since the young town was "centrally located mid- first sewer lines and paved streets in and materials as well as competitionfrom brated its first Centennial in 1957
beginning to eye the courthouse at way between Lake City and Palatka Cedar Key and Fernandlna Pen- 1916 and other improvements. The Mexico and California.Then the dating Its birth from the establish-
Lake Butler which had been the sacola and the Everglades." Finally the Town Council patted! a resolu usual ups and downs were suffered coming of the first industrial payrolls ment of the post office. Judging from
county seat of New River County and tion approving and a petition was circulated among the citizens with the hardships of World War I.the including several small plants as its rapid rate of growth and present
retained that honor when New River asking the Legislature to pats a authorizing a referendum on the mat- ravages of the boll weevil which well as the major E.I. duPont operation prosperity we predict that Starke
was renamed Bradford by legislative ter. Apparently not enough names could be secured on the petition for eliminated cotton as a money crop by of two ilmenite mines east of will be alive and kicking when its se-
act in December 1861 as a memorialto the matter was finally dropped and Starke has remained! Starke! ever 1918, the Florida land boom in the Starke and Lawtey; and the move- cond Centennial rolls around in 2037.

Capt. Richard Bradford, first since.
Florida officer to die in action in the
Civil War.
Memorabilia -
An election was called and Starke Central Florida berry marked were necessary petition to the County I
won by 46 votes but irregularitieswere developed.But Commission was presented and an
rife the In SWINE BREEDERS TO MEET TilE GUARDS ARE BACK they stood not upon the order of their
during canvassing of spite of its bright prospects election set for May 5, 1885. Lake
but each hastened home to
returns and some ballot boxes were on the agricultural front, Starke lost Butler won again, this time by 19 FROM BLACK POINT leaving,
stolen. Lake Butler supporters appealed again In its efforts to regain the coun- votes 48 to 629. The Swine Breeders Associationwill get the first good meal he had had in
to the courts and three years ty seat. In accordance with the law But the worst setback was yet to meet in Lake Butler next Saturday Company E returned home from eight days. In the afternoon..there. wasa
later the '75 election was nullified and which provided a county seat election conic. A bird's eye view of Starke to perfect an organization in that Black Point Tuesday at noon. The run on the barber shops. 1913.
Starke lost its prized plum. The county could be held every 10 years the drawn (not photographed) In 1884 place. A basket picnic will be held in boys did not look so spic and span as
seat moved back to Lake Butler. connection with same. Speeches by when they left, and showed decided
prominent men are anticipated. The signs of hard wear caused by Inces- SHOCKING DISPLAYOF
But loss of the courthouse failed to
Lake Butler Brass Band and the sant marching and drilling as well as FEMALE LEGS
veteran Col.!
discourage a
newsman Raiford Brass Band will render camping. It did not take long to
William W. Moore who visited Copy Original Tally Sheet music.Everyone that can bring a full march from the depot to the armory, Griffin Ga. got its first view of the
Starke liked what he saw and decidedto
basket.1915.. and after their accountrements had famous slashed skirt when Miss
start a newspaper here with the been thrown off with more or less(we Eleanor McHarrls, of Macon appeared -
help of his young son, Sterling. The of Starke 1876 GOOD IOCENTSIIOW fear the latter) military precision at the Spalding County fair
Florida Telegraph was born the third Incorporation PRESENTED IIERE grounds during the 4th of July festivi
Saturday in July 1879 and the town at ties. She came near breaking up the
last had a voice to fight for needed Phil Heath who entertained large celebration. Everybody left the
improvements and publicize Its ha audiences at the Electric Theatre last barbecued meats interest was lost in
assets in the news and editorial col- )kA4 t:: week with his ventriloquism and the horse races and nobody cared
umns. sleight-of-hand is still in the city and
of ball played
whether a game was or
By 1880 Starke was described as "a .- .h--t will give three more performancesbefore not. Miss McHarris made a grave effort

place of some Importance" by AbbieM. r :B? ."S>tf leaving tonight and tomorrow to overcome the gaze of the
Brooks In her travel book "Petals 7 night and matinee tomorrow after- crowd but failed. -1913.II .
Plucked from Sunny Climes," noon at 2:30.:
although the author complained that I .. ". .,.. At the performance tonight,' ''the <>I' I i i ,, .'iI)
the early morning noises disturbedher apple-eating contest which caused so FOR SALE. : I"
slumbers "in these plank habita r- .......- j much amusement will be repeated. j I ,>tb,! Hit i I,i- 'I| I nr't'n) ,, (MM(* irit/1 I teJ
tions." Mr. Heath has about the best ten- IMPROVED KLONDIKE
After commenting that Starke contained 1.t. "-a.G T 14 1/tI ,at>INnilllllmJNIlI JflhLf r cent show that has ever come to town ..* a. ..Tt W TH.TU..t strawberry plants. $1.50 per thou-
) I "a lumber mill turpentine dis- ,., I and is well worth going to see. -1MM. JIWIT IITU.e. sand.-J.W. Batten Theressa. -1913.
:tillery, and several stores besides J v /
: boarding houses" the author con- rI1 .{;rUlr'J /
: tinues: "What a multitude of disagreeable -
:; sounds break upon our # .. aG,1G .
) : morning slumbers in these plant C TERPRODMS? ]
;:habitations! The cats which nave IIJ'Rflntl1ll/lflhll/lH/ ;. :.3 f '

: been vigorous in their serenading dur- er,4v" /
;: ing the night now prepare to quit the .
: field by a final contest which Dinah 7 / Idf.
; interrupts with the broom. The pigs,
: that lay piled in the yard so quietly ... HIrwfNmllrlj ;

;; during the night are calling for their Let The ProfessionalsTake
: rations, while the chickens have been r- j

: cackling a chorus in advance of the ....,..... IH/IUIIHI,It / r
| supplies which they will furnish for
Care Of It For You
J hungry visitors. Never apparently .,
jf did dinner-pots require such a vast I'l'

: amount of scraping. 'Then the old We Handle It All From The -
coffee-mill sounds like a ten horsepower .
: flouring mill. These little

; innovations upon our morning nap are .,g..._ 4 : J'- hQhq#11IJ1/H1l1IHIl/IIll 1 I Large To The Small
i soon forgotten after we eaten
: our breakfast and witnessed what a / L.. d1Jt1NJHImJIH1IhUllI./ .
i beautiful day is before us." fnA7mIAWRUIHI1MVNll
.t';,- W/IHJJHI
; Others were also trekking to the
:sunny climes in the early 1880's and b ? I ,16 .. Y
:Starke received influx of p ''
an new- -: .
:comers of a different breed from the -11PqdNlmIflIIUI11,.. Jr- ':. 1 ,, ,

j early rustic settlers from Georgia and 1/t. ,, ;NJ ,, ," ,
:South Carolina. Most of the new col- i
onizers were well-to-do families from b i/ ,.J..1
Pennsylvania, some of whom had -1ma '"
f made money in oil and wished to in- (Wdp' 'j / I., :
vest in Florida citrus groves. At that r .. '
aT / I
:time Bradford and other North

:Florida counties were the main ..2. 1 7"- "" '1WI"1NI1N/1HII/1IIII.{ Automotive Diesel Marine -
:orange-growing section of the state
:as South Florida was still sparsely 9t.r .

j settled. e Industrial Generators. Starters. j

i Among these cultured newcomers .
: were the S.J. Stemburgs. the J.M. ;
L H. MACE CO., Minufectunn.Baky Alternators Regulators' Solenoids
: Trubys and the E Strongs. All three ... ,SeMw ,
--- -
| of these families built fine homes two

: of them still standing today on N. Rebuilt &
;: Cherry Street then called Pennsyl- .,: ,. \,
; vania Avenue. .
: Growth continued at a brisk pace FOREIGN DOMESTIC -. '
rand "Webb's HIstorical Industrial

and Biographical Florida" estimated ".\, '. '- ."
r the population in 1885 as between 700 :' >
:and 800. saying the town was "noted "
:for its healthfulness excellent educational -
: facilities good society and its
:handsome girls.:

s: Owners of "noted orange groves"
::were listed as: O.M. Rising L.A.
=Wynn.N.R.Hamrick. Dr.A.P.Smith.

I Hodges It Pooser, Mrs. F.B.: Hodges. .
::If.F.Corwin.George C. Miller James as
Swood. George Baisden. J. Klein-
r. ;:schmidt.: Mrs. A.E. Morgan. George s .
:Pack. Irvin Johns. J.M. Johns. i 1

:Morgan Bros.,and others." Webb ,ct- B&iyi5r ,.'
:: dad that "Educatlnal facilities are d : I. .r
I !excellent there being two well-con-
i Z ducted schools: here-Starke Institute. '

r :Frol. G.C. Looney. principal: ands Generator1Co.
I Prof. tae.a7I.atI StarLr ,
Orange Academy, G.P. Young.
j I principal." Mrs. A.E. Morgan was ....r....awe w .,- -.....................- ,,: :
S.rt.n..-,.--- n WaM w t..tYt 4.... .
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1 the town a new money : : .' .
= began to make its appearance in .. ;! <' \: .'
crop '
:_ the early 1880's-the luscious winter carriage sf.r.d by L.H.Mac Ce. In their. catolat. ) .! 11a- ,,. ::

strawberry for which Starke andS This Is HM type el nostalgia. : antlqu. that Mil' May tor IM toUM

become the leading .9.MHna)M ewid Hl n.Prom... cata.tot as nvntvn IffPywa E. .
238 Washington St. Starke ..4.Z74
shippingwpoints .
in the state long rubUsktrs Prtactn N.J. American HlstvrkalCBlfcKtlMt. Caalq

before Plant City and other South and .
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Believed to be starke' first poll office,this Iwo story brick building also bout The second post office location was In the middle of the first block west of the Third post office location was In the two story brick building, about where
ed the Southern Express Company office according to sign over door at left.The railroad on the south side of Call Street, near present location of McMillan's Mallard's Ten Cent Store Is today. Mr. Hull is still the postmaster and the
building still In use today, was Just east of the railroad en the north tide of Call survey office. The two figures marked with an X are N. B. (Newt Hull and his uniformed city marshal at left Is Lacy Austin A, Z. Adklns, attorney, and Dr. L.
I Street. In upstairs window at left Is sign Indicating by May Lodge I.O.O.F." wife. Man at right, with hand on hip, is the late Archibald Johns Mr. Hull. a W Denham. dentist had offices upstairs. The large watch sign, hanging above
Independent Order of Odd fellows). The building later boused the offices of Republican and also owner of a general store across the street served as sidewalk,advertised the watch repair and Jewelry store of II. U. Miner. The post
Quigley & Davis building supplies, and Is now occupied by Acme Hardware. postmaster from 1900 to Itl3. and from 1922 to 1929. office remained here until moving to the new building at present location.

I Early Starke Post Office Gave Weather Warning Service by Flying Flags I

"Neither rain, nor hail, nor sleet, nor snow" shall halt the $125 monthly salary but also$8.33 in war it dropped back to second class
the Starke office rent for housing the post officeon rating with receipts falling under
mails, the postal service motto says, but at one time
his premises. $30.000 because of the decline in
post office did even more-It provided something extra for The location shifted several times business after the camp was dear
growers of the area with a "splendid weather signal system," before its last stand in a building tivated. With the Increase In Starke's
using a set of flags, according to a story In the Feb. 4, J898 Issue \-,' f about where Mallard's Ten Cent Storeis population and the rising costs of
of The Florida Advocates a newspaper competitor of The Tele- now. It remained there until 1941 stamps to a present high of IS cents,
'" when the new $72.600 (Including site) receipts here are more than sufficientto
In the late 1900's.Through .
graph post office was dedicated on Walnut ensure continued first class rating.

the efforts of L.C. Hull an were located on the lake: Kingsley,on .. Street. An enlargement soon became That first year's $71.90 total as
early Republican postmaster of the north side, and b Ionia on the west P necessary and was made In 1962. compared to today's $3SOooo tells a
Starke, the public was advised to side, but there Is no mention of deli- TODAY Starke s post office hit Its peak during lot about the progress and prosperityof
of In earliest records.In Camp Blanding days when it Starke during the interveningyears.
"notice: the flags on the pole in front veries to them the
and became a first class office. After the .
the post office every morning you
can tell just what kind of weather to her register of arrival and depar- under Roosevelt serving from 1934 to The postmastership has been
expect the day following." ture of mail, Adeline E Morgan, 1952, when S.R.Johns,Jr. became acting removed as a "political plum" so Kingsley Lake Had Post Offi'II1I Early Day...
Here was the list of the different postmistress in 1887,made the following postmaster for about a year anda there is no shifting of the Job with
flags and their meaning: A square notations: half. After a brief gap with the post every change of party in the White See Related 12
white flag means clear weather; unfilled G.J. McGriff Jr. was named House. Story an
square blue, rain; black triangular, Lakeslde-ti.W. Chambers, con- to the Job. After McGriff assistant L'

moderate; white with black center, tractor, and B.C. Lee carrier; by postmaster Blake Jackson filled the During the early days It was the ..,., tt? Inl'.!/.t.-.l., ........,...n...":'
cold wave. wagon; three trips a week job as acting postmaster until the responsibility of the postmaster to I"I
appointment of T.C. (Cliff Hazen on provide a building for the office In' //J \
This was doubtless a service highly Lake Butler-J.W. Andrews, contractor Feb. 14, 1964. He has served ever 1907 N.B. Hull was not only receiving ,' r\t .
valued by Starke area growers who and Willie Thomas, carrier; since. '''' I I
had lost their citrus crop and most of by hack; three trips a week. :,
the trees to the "Big Freeze" three --- Did You Know? -

years previously. 'I.J. Wilderness-LX. Greene contractor I I
and Elmer Alvarez'carrier; by
George W Cole, who came here buggy; two times a week. GKTSANOTIIKHSriM.: /,\; : \\PALAHOKKAISKDIN .
from Fernandina before the Atlantic-
to-Gulf railroad arrived a year or so fri June 1888 the Lake Butler route Wednesday morning Sheriff Epperson COUNTY/\; rOd''B if ap pia

later was appointed first postmasterof was extended to Providence. An- and Deputy Sapp uncovered and Bradford County this week gainedan U.
the fourth class office establishedhere drews remained the contractor for a destroyed a still in Wolf Bay east of increase of 55 men in Its WPA
November 17 1857. The town short time, but switched the mode of
Starke. together with 18 barrels of labor as the result of authorization .
dates its birth from that time, and' travel to horseback.On buck and other raraphernaJia usual quota from Washington for the addition i \
celebrated its Centennial in 1957 with distillers 0 spirits. of 11,500 workers In Florida. The I i'l i l'jI
April 23, 1888 Mrs Morgan The still had just been fired up for the roll here was increased from 80 to 125 I t l + ,
Cole apparently came here on the noted that the mail to Lakeside was day's run when the officers approached men & 01.D&U&T 3 r,
prospect of investing in property, expected delayed several hours. A wagon the operator fleeing before the officers Wage Increases have also been put \ H rtlr'Nau
to rise in value because of the wheel had been broken by the could close in. An elaborate into effect. Laborers now get $1.52 a .'*
railroad's coming. He soon acquired careless driver of another team, and arrangement of brush wire and bell day instead of $1.26. Foremen were ... .. ,
'. title to the 40-acre section comprising the mail could not leave until it was to give warning of anyone coming raised from $38 to $42 week, and ,': ; M. :':,'; '.:';' ::.. 'n: : ; ".h.oI.q I' 1
per .. .' .. ,, ,,,,, /11fi f ,.
Town of Starke"thetold fixed. afterward,M.G. Griffis : W1'h7li' 1" 'u' I '1 yIy ? ? ?
> the "Original Shortly failed to sound the alarm although I IDeputySapP'lIeL rod men and truck drivers from$30 toI'tJ3 ,. ,
f Call Street I Ullines/l district. It became the contractor.and carrier! on i 'oJ .01"1".. "" K r N r, ,.v i'
r1919. .
I I him $100, or $2,so per acre. '. the Lakestiff't'Qtls.'ti: '.lWttt( <<"'m' hb'wa'Jo1lL.c.1929.; the..beu..lnaillll..1' I, .. ?" "" -" "'-'!WI',".. ..."" .' ..-... I.'IV'I..., .".. -.... WIf p 1 *<'+t/tnYffll'M""n/ '
wagon to sulky

The first year the office was in ..... 'i
business receipts totaled $71.90, In- Mrs. Morgan served under both ''
creasing$2.360 by 1900,and$350,000 Republican and Democratic adminis : I Ifft
in 1978. trations, but when Benjamin Harrison '
(Rep.) succeeded Grover Cleve-
By 18B7 Starke had grown to third land (Dem.) as President In a bitter 1 NAPA .
class status and was delivering mailto campaign. L.C. Hull was named as : One Forft
nearby. fourth class offices in the new postmaster.Hull t Stop
Lakeside, near the south shore of -
Kingsley Lake, bake Butler then in served for four years, as did
western Bradford County, and Capt. J,C. Richard, who succeededhim
Wilderness, a settlement east of in Cleveland's second term.Thenin Ito Parts
Kingsley Lake. Two more post offices 1897 NiL Hull Republican son of LAAll
L.C.. began a 13-year term as postmaster
from 1900 to 1913 when
CONSUMPTION CURED. Woodrow Wilson, a Democrat, succeeded
to the White House.

Wilson remained in office for eight LUXURY
years, during which time J.W. (Will? .IiI\ _
OUIg4Oy Alvarez served as postmaster. Hull \ .'
\ returned to the job in 1922 with the I : 1, ._- CARS
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Harding (Rep.) administration and
remained for seven more years J
7 before retiring. He was succeeded in .
1919 by Mrs. H.H. (Jeannette) Young p.
who managed to serve under Republican \ ''t .
/ o Herbert Hoover,as well as duringthe /
la e M first two years of DemocratFDR's
first term. ilQ VANS
BALSAM OF LIFE, Fred F. Stump stepped into the post 1 J 1 :::;,.' ,oar (

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I I'' War Fever Had Call Street Jittery in 1898. . I

Starke was in a state of excited patriotism in January 1898 Tampa Sunday. Judging from what Livingston laID Starke. He mad
write they having: a tough quite a rep>> on the night that he had
when war with Spain over Cuba seemed inevitable. The Bradford time of tt-Hving non hard tack and charge of the Guard down town. The

I County Guards, gung-ho for action at the front were drill- dried beef and sleeping under oak papers complimented him the next

ing in the streets and target shooting at the ball park in trees.After day.

preparation for an expected trip to Havana. hearing from the boys and brought Matthews returned last week
t 14y v"41., finding they were in need of Dread, and lots of good things to eat

Excited and cittern ,. i i several of the ladies baked any from Starke. Mr. Eckert that princeof
sympathetic world-power politicians Congress in 1. 1r'r amount of biscuit light bread, etc. good fellows gladdened our hearts
her reacted to mistreatment
angrily Spanish -
April passed a resolution empowering and the whole lot was shipped to Tam- with a box of Havana We will cap
of the Cubans and when the
President McKinley to use U.S. pa on the Sunday night train. ture him a whole cigar factory whenwe
United States entered the several
forces if necessary, to expel Spanish -The Joseph Eckert Bakery received get to Havana.
months later there was a surge of from the island. In effect -
government S' a telegram from Capt. Matthews Here Is our battle yell:
patriotic "let's go run the Spaniabout" this was a declaration of war and .. ordering 2,000 loaves of bread Mr. Here's to Bradford's Tiger Cats

feeUnc. on April 24 Spain retaliated by declaring Eckert kept the oven hot aU day Sun- The boys that know no fear;
"Merer before has Company B, 4th
war on the U.S. followlnlMcKlnley.s day and shipped SOD loaves Sunday May they with their bayonet claws
Battalion been In such
a flourishing
order for a blockade of c night and the balance Monday.Mr. Make the Dons take to the rear.
condition as it"is' now commented a Spanish ports. The fat was in the fire WM Avery G. Powell presentedthe B.C.G. Gee, Gee Gee!
local editor. !be Company has 48
and"Remember The Maine"becamethe
company with a wildcat last Watch the Spaniard regulars fleet
IMam ranks all of whom
are steady
American battle cry Wednesday. It Is a fine specimen of But the Spanish-American War was
and reliable, and at I
sober are willing
President McKinley called for the bad cat variety and Is mounted on destined to be one of the shortest In
time to lay down their lives for
any their home and 12S.OOO volunteers with Florida's a pole with a U.S. flag waving under American history and the Bradford
country. quota set at 750. The Bradford Guards him. The cat will be used as a mascotfor Tiger Cats never got to Havana. The

The threat of war was pulling the were expected to furnish 30 to 40 the boys while in Tampa. U.S. fleet under Admiral George

nation out of the doldrums volunteers but eager enlistmentssoon In letters home the men wrote of Dewey had destroyed the Spanish Armada

plagued with depression for sever brought the company's total roll moving from their old campground in at Manila on May 1 and by

yea n. The protective tariff of 1890 to eo. "The boys all seem anxious for the garrison to the new grounds at August the Spanish government'was ,

had proved an economic mistake the affray and would do some good DeSoto Park where they camped "in making overture for'pace. Cuba was

resulting in the devastating panic of fighting if they had the chance" said the pines about 75 yards from the freed from her dominion and Puerto

189348.! fraught with riots hunger The Advocate. beach" They were camped "right Rico and the Phillipines were at the

marches: and threats of revolution. beside the Georgia regiment and we command of the United States.

Some politicians argued that '' have lots of fun. for the Georgia and
"world power" expansion would Florida boys stick together like TRAIN DIDN'T STOP
LlY brothers. The Michigan boys tried to
restore economic stability and the )
dispute with Spain over Cuba seemedto said Another news report on April 22 jf; guy us. but we got the best of them The Bradford Guards were being

: and they stopped. Troops were still transferred to at Fernandina
provide an opportunity to put this camp
E.S. Matthews commanderof
imperialistic doctrine into effect. Capt. comingIn by die thousand'and it cer- and the July 21 Issue of The Advocate
Co. B, received a battalion tainly looks like we are going to In- reported the disappointment of the

After the sinking of the U.S. bat from Maj. Webster commander vade Cuba..we are all anxious to home town folks during the transfer.

tleship Maine in the Havana harbor in giving orders for the com- fight and get through with it." -News was received Thursday
to assemble at once and take
February the angry excitement in- pany morning that the First Florida Regiment -
action in regard to volun-
creased as headlines reflected the some -Dear Advocate: would be through here about 6 ,

growing tension: "Storm Clouds teering. We received our pay yesterday! and p.m. enroute to Fernandina and that 1
issued orders for the
The Captain
Grow Dark""Spain Preparing for all the boys are happy. we get plenty Company M (the wartime designationof
War." Rumors were circulated that Company to assemble at the armory to eat now and it is good solid food. Company B) was aboard the first
last night and the boys responded
Spain was bringing the war to We sleep on palmettos every night section of three trains. Upon receiving -
Amid tremendous
Florida and some excitable souls nobly. cheering ofFlorida's and they make a splendid bed. We the news the good ladies of the ci-

feared an invasion momentarily.FALSE the volunteering began. Thirty-five have slept on boards so long that ty went diligently to work preparing
hardy sons offered to fight
several of the boys have corns on lunches for the boys when they arrived
for the flag and when orders are their shoulder blades. here.It ,

ALARM received will to march: the "entire com- Capt. Eugene 8. Matthews (seated) Is flanked by 1st. U. A. V. Long (left) and We don't know when we will go to was learned at 10 p.m. that the

pany be B ready had the to go.honor of 2nd 14. George C. Livingston as they headed the Bradford County Guards at out Cuba. Some think within 10 days. We train would not arrive until midnight. ,

Under the headline. "Thought The the Company first Florida unit to volunteer being for break of the Spanish-America War. The Starke company was first In state to are all impatient to get a chance to The crowd waited until a.m. before

Spanish Were Here" a Starke service. volunteer for service. "Remember the Maine" and when the headlight was seen approaching.But .

newspaper of that time. The Florida The older men of the town "not less the time comes. I don't think the lo and behold, the train did not
Advocate reported the unhappy experience Cats will be in the rear. stop at all, but dashed by at a rapid '
than 45 years of age, followed suit In -The good ladies of this. city are Capt. E.S. Matthews left last night on Titer
this cake of
I sit
of Professor J.K. Melcher writing as on a rate, not even giving the people a
answer to a notice: "Gentlemen over preparing several necessary articles the midnight train for Tampa. Never
who afternoon ice. for have to use Ice in order to
you chance the
the was taking when an awakened nap on the age of 45 who want to enlist In the which will be given to the boys before before in the history of Starke has keep cool enough to think. to recognize boys.

lounge suddenly Home Guards for the protection of they leave including a neat little there been so much excitement as'111I1lt' S)
from his slumbers "the noise of
by a mothers, wives and sisters In these linen pouch in which to carry their there was last night. Almost everyonein
terrific The
explosion" professorsaid troublesome times, will find the list at knives and forks. town was present at the Armory to
that fell like rain around
glass the Starke Drug Store." -Five special trains carrying U.S. bid the boys a last farewell. A large
him and he felt something cold trickl-
Soon a new fad sprang up amongthe troops to Tampa were run over the number of them were women and it
down his neck. Placing his hand
young ladies of the town who F.C. & P.R 'y. Sunday. About 500 people was easy to see that many of them
he removed it but with
there red. were presented by the officers of the assembled at the depot and were near relatives to some of the ..
blood. A jar of strawberry jam had ]Etos-; ... !
Company with buttons from their cheered the troops as they passed departing soldiers. On all sides
been the shelf and
fermenting on uniforms and had them made Into through. women were silently weeping and the
bunt with results.
finally"The professor says frightening he thought the fashionable hat pins. throngs that so enthusiastically Company M, First Florida Volunteer Infantry.

Spaniards had opened fire on him Then finally, the cheered the Guardsmen concealed Mustered In Service May 24, 1898, Tampa.
arrive broken-hearted
with a Howitzer" The Advocate said. As tension mounted while the of departure for Company B many a mother
Guard awaited orders The Advocate as reported in the May 13 issue of The sister or sweetheart for whom the
reportedMembers: Advocate. glory of war had no charms now that SPANISH AMERICAN WAR.

WAR DECLARED of Company B are all their loved ones were going into real

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anxiously waiting orders to proceedto GUARDS OFF TO WAR danger. -- - -- -

1 Spain denied responsibility for the Tampa (the staging point for COMPANY OFFICERS:
The formed at the Armory
sinking of the Maine which had been Cuba). The Company Is about 85 The Boys Left Last Night Company CAPTAIN EI-OKNK: S. MATTHEWS.
sent to Havana "to safeguard strong and all of them are in splendid For Tampa and the ladies presented each Kim.T LlKUTSNAKT. AUNUSTINK V. Lum.
man with a neat little case In which to BICOBD LIZLITLNANTtlWnuaC.'LIV/NU5tON! .
American interests. But 260 lives condition and will no doubt pass the .
I scissors thread, etc. The ladles' '; '. "
had been and egged by the examination to carry BJJtQ1I.tTAu: "
lost on a man. 4th under
Company B, Battalion '
b. .., ro ,-.:.. also served lee cream and cake to the ':JTlrsti. Julius T.: 'Adam's.' ',;,:f,,,',,: ::r:: Q. x., Ja.. M. HenilenOriP 1u u
boys and it 'Is safe to say that the Felix D. WitkoT kf. Ralph I*. ''''nni..
Guards will never forget and greatly Archibald lL Johns. Frank A. Mooro

appreciate their kindness in prepar- CORPORALS.

) ing such a dainty feast for them. Perry Kite. T. Locke Cad If'bW7'.

THE PHARMACIST HAS ALWAYS BEEN Several of Starke's silver tongued Owen Owens Hilton J. Dunkloy.
orators were present and rendered Tate Powell John T. 1.1111.
enthusiastic speeches for the occa- Lather J. Smith Leo WitkovMki

) sion. The speakers were as follows: Steve B. Cullen Leroy Jones

A VITAL PART OF COMMUNITY LIFERead Maj. I.E. Webster who delivered an MUSICIANS:

interesting talk in behalf of the Com CUreaoe 0. TrowbrMge Lawrence B. PowelL

pany and 4th Battalion. He was ARTIFICER:

followed by Col. C.L. Peek who made. James C. Dobbs.WAGONER .
an enthusiastic speech regarding the

departure of the boys. Maj.. Bugg was :
next introduced and made an appropriate James E. Welch

talk which was loudly );yhWATEB:
I cheered. Col. J.T. Wills made the .,
r:= := J.r.w. ,
a the and he W. .-. all, Arthur O. =. tie
closing speech evening PT. .I "-:I. W.1r11.nM J.<.. M.
was heartily applauded time and W111I.f.kl..... ... J-,,:(, ., N..Y, janiM H.m'i.: .
-" "' ,.,.,w. ii....,. KlINr ..K.M......
again by the large crowd present. ( :e.r.wi, ..NN.W Manila/.,HlrturJ.

During his talk he presented the boys el-r.-J-...o."N,111.", ..dn......I/I./S .....",.U.H Hvctm Hn.,
Y. o. T.M Uir Jn b U. 11..1. ,
with a beautiful silk flag made by the .1._w. .5..11N... 1111.-I.q* Mnrr M.H..bna ..
ladies. Mu1N-_ .....a.r.,_ ,. a W.JMOO, T tMIIIIM A,HMIIJl..
M_w N Jan.. Mil. an* H,"..,../.
L..... BMMbM T Jo.y /.11..-11., .
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NEWS FROM CAMP u. :...s dl.p, f,, Wb.f.. i'h. -:: H.. *.,
.,_ u. Leo. hMr A M4nfe. k
Job.r1.L.V.n.l..y T>
IAA Mar Y CI-4 Ib..I.IAk.d. J.As..+........%
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camp a Tampa newspaper :r..t."r.. AI".I.."ft.f. .....,
reported: Now that the Spanish fleet A. : rasa 11. TM.wu.Mlp.
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is known to be out of the way the in- ",
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.r It r.a..I --. _S,W liY".I/M,
ItI possible speed.
The Advocate said: Several people
received letters from the boys in


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I And the Starke Tiger Cats Were Marin' to Go i I

From Preceding Page fully expected to get to stop a while. They had been-granted a (fen-day ,. -
Capt. Matthews and Lt Long woke up furlough before going to Camp y h -- -
.The crowd dispersed About. Just as the train passed. We were all Wheeler at Huntsvllle, Ala. in :;;:
daylight and the I lunches were carried In the windows and tried to recognizesome September. A letter written by a .
to Fernandina the next day. of the home folks, but could not, member of Company M, after airrival
The following news item commen- we were going BO fast there, said: "The members of: the
ding the Starke company on Haluue Company M la considered the best First Florida are all anxious to be
record, appeared in the July 29 drilled company In the regiment and mustered out at the earliest possible
of The Savannah News: we are continually receiving praise moment Within the next few davs: the YC1 +?1M w ae, u, i .M +W. Uri w ,i'MjVlll".Y y [.i* +
on every hand. We are anxiously soldiers will be paid off, and there'll
STARKE'S MILITARY CO. waiting for an. excursion to be run be a hot time in Huntsville when that r" t.dA4wi'. "
Went to The War with Full Rank; from Starke to Fernandina, and will little old$15.60 Is in their hands."
And Its Own Officer give the Starke people a good time In October the boys were stjll In
when they come here. Alabama, but hoped it would n** be
Starke,Fla.,a village of about 1,500 After the treaty with Spain was for long: "We will be In Starke A n or
population, has the distinction of be finalized, a letter written in August very near the 15th inst.The mustering
lag one of the few towns in the South from one of the boys at Fernandinasaid out order has been officially read on
Commissioned "I guess we will be sent home dress parade, and as soon as wet get
soon, now that the war Is over. We are we will :30-day
ficers. clearing more drill ground now and furlough and will come-borne. At)the
hear some good jokes about having to end of 30 days we will go' to
Captain Matthews editor of the grub up palmetto roots and pull up Tallahassee and be mustered out.' '
Starke Telegraph,still leads the company bushes since we joined up to fight the
,which is now Company M, First Spaniards and not improve the land IN TALLAHASSEE
Florida, at Fernandina. Starke furnished near Fernandina."
about 100 men for the front, Late in August The Advocate The company arrived In 4
and the little village feels just pride in reported: "When the passenger train Tallahassee on October 11 And t a
her patriotism. rolled in Tuesday morning the people camped at Houston Grove, the hid i
witnessed a pleasing sight Thirtyoneof State encampment grounds, until |>e-
BEST DRILLED our home boys in blue marched ing given a 30-day furlough at tame
down from the platform and on to Call while awaiting mustering out.
Dear Advocate: St., where they were loudly cheered squad of ten men under Sgt. Fe''A
We are at last located in our new by hundreds of enthusiastic citizens. Witkovskl was left in Tallahassee[
camp, near the lighthouse, about IIi The boys formed in line and marchedto look after the company's property, Who wouldn't be ready to fight on foreign loll, or to protect the home front :;
miles from Fernandina, and two their armory where they stocked during the furlough. The men werefinally when backed: by this bevy of local beauties The girls drilled by Capt. R. C. .
miles from the beach. arms and received their friends mustered for discharge frdm .
many liclberger showed their patriotism by lending moral support to the Bradford :
When we came through Starke the who crowded In to shake hands with the U.S. service on December 3, 188 8, Guardsmen ;....
train did not stop, and we were certainly them." after seven months spent mostly )tin

mad. All the boys were up andIt9 But they weren't home to stay camp-much to their disappointmen t t..............u.n......................h. Bits and Pieces ............................................

: Speaking of nuisances If there can Preliminary plans and estimates *
A Bird It's A PIIt's ,one : be found one more useless than the Fred F. Stump has moved to his for Starke's Masonic Temple have :

.., ,, : long drawn, mournful blasts of new store in the Perry Dover block, been turned over to the committee iif j
; \\I i of his former location. charge The structure will be
"Peggy" as she leaves her berth on two doors west twujstum
.._ '. .' I The is of size **. the ground floor to be '-:
A UFO!' ). the branch for the main line the new store ample -some- tl(
1) .... I\t_._ \f L. : originator deserves a wax monument thing that has long been Mr. Stump's ,cuputl l > u ell arranged offices,w hdet!
:. ,- ::: i at the hands of the city dads. As a desire. It is on the north side of Call the xt'finul< I The guy who said, "There's nothingnew S 's. A \ I I : noise producer for the quarter mile Street, one block from the railroad- nmin' iiifl|' .hall and kitchen. ;
under the sun," apparently) knew I S stretch, Peggy holds the record of all the corner store with the large windows B"lhll"I"" i 1..1101.1., purcluiM\ l the ('ull'Sln".1
what he was talking about-least in : Seaboard engines,-1930. 1913. 'h\c&'t'arlllgct. .-11(2(1.( ;
the case of UFOs. ...!................................,, .........................................
Although it is only in recent years
that Unidentified Flying Objects have Strap your teat belt,,
been the subject of so much
attentionbeing the basis of movies,
TV shows, books, and even comic 4r
strips an examination of old files of we'reready Has
The Telegraph prove that strange objects Everything
were being sighted in the night 0 .
skies at least as far back as 65 years to land! .

ago.Two such phenomena were
reported locally in the summer of ..
I$I4. In July of that year, under the .
heading, "OMEN OF EVIL," The vvv
Telegraph reported: Including
("A trio of meteors flashed across
the sky over Starke Tuesday night at L
7130! lighting up the whole dome of the c Co
heavens. One of the meteors was of in
unusual size and brilliance, and was Styles
accompanied by two smaller bodies. "Mr. Chase is an early riser, and Starke made the trip from Jackson- t
After their disappearance in the west, Wednesday morning he got up at 4 ville to Gainesville, covering the
a.tow, strange rumbling was heard o'clock and went out to get some distance in 50 minutes. The return
for several seconds. The phenomenon wood. He heard a rang trip was made later in the afternoonin ..
caused some alarm among the peo-. .noise .as from an automobile The a like time. BathmgSuits. ... n.. ..... ,
pHA.dome of whom regarded it as aq '.. noise was overhead and, looking U k The1'.,plane' passed over Kingsley, ., ..., .. .. '.<>' "' .i W (If' .
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Severafweeks later; in its AugUS14Isslle. objed'.Wti Si "hl "ebiifd li ]I was seen'by only a few persons |In ,' ,.
The Telegraph carried this clearly be made out, but Mr. Chase Starke, and several more living east
puzzling item in its Clay Hill Newt was sure it was an aeroplane. of town. .
column: "The machine was probably less
than a quarter mile above the earth In recent years the sighting' of
A STAHTLIN'C! SKY WONDER and moved at a not very rapid speedin UFOs has become a more common ,/
(What The Deuce bUn a southeasterly direction. The light occurrence nationwide, especiallysince
"East of Mr. Hudson's, north of Mr. was a searchlight and was directed the showing of the movie, Since 1911 //iL
Lang's west of Mr. Strickland's and toward the ground, brightly Illuminating "Close Encounters." According to J. ,
soutn of Mr. Taylor's appears to be a a circle of about 60 feet In Allen Hynek, former UFO consultantwith N
marvelous light at times. It seems as diameter."It the U.S. Air Force, some 15 :
if it 'is riding in four-wheel chariots is supposed that the plane was million Americans-about 15 per cent 'l
over rigid potato beds westward one of those of the Pensacola stationon of the adult population-they have When Fred F. ." ,
bound until at last it takes a smooth. a journey to the East Coast. So far seen some kind of"unidentified flying / .
straight flight into the far west. as known, this Is the first time such a object." /O 11Stumppened fii
"Now and then one says it Is a star, machine has visited Starke. Dr. Hynek says that UFOs might be !
another an airship, another a Jack-o- psychic phenomena and the so-called "
Lantern The writer does not know By 1918 local residents knew an "aliens" may not come from outer 4 j.
what it is. If anyone wishes to see it, airplane when they saw one, but the space, but from "a parallel reality."
just look into the west at about 8 flying machines were still rare He explains "I will speculate that a
o'clock at night: and then if you know enough to rate a story on the front very advanced civilization might 1 4 ?i
and can, please tell us." page when one was sighted overhead, know something about the connection on Call Street .
according to the May 3, 1918 issue of between mind and matter that we do i His Store
Two years after the Clay Hill The Telegraph: not know. But I won't give theories I
sighting The Telegraph in its issue of because I do not know what to believeat
Jan, 21, 1916. carried the following ;AIRPI.INK:HASKKI: NEAR this time." .
story about a "bright light' 8TARKK I,,\ST VITROY UFOs or not. Dr. Hynek feels there .
emanating from an object"that "couldnot Five or six years ago The may be civilizations somewhere out I.t t In the 68 years since that timeStump'sStorethe
,.be clearly made outI'ST.IUUl'S : Telegraph ventured to predict that In space that are much more advanced ,
within a few years we would see than our own. "Heaven knows oldest mercantile establishment in
,:\ : I OBJECTSICIITEOIIERE: airplanes passing over town with what they know that we don't." he \
: : passengers bound from the North to says. "But. undoubtedly, out in three
E::'Frank Chase. who lives beyond inter resorts in South Florida. This another solar system there are Starke, has served more than generations
the northwestern. corner of Starke. is has not happened yet, but last Friday creatures right now discussing
authority for: (the following piece of afternoon the first plane to fly near whether there is life on Earth." of men, women and children in the
Starke trading area with the best in quality

clothing at the lowest possible'prices. '

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I Big Freeze, Big Storm Hit Bradford n.18 90'8 .


Oranges West Area Picking .

s Oranges I :

Wiped Out; Of CountyDevastated In 1880's .

Trees SplitOn

Christina day of 1894 everyonein Bra tford County has had several
Starke was full of turkey and good close ,bruahe with hurricanes over
cheer and no one gave a !thought to the the past hundred years, but only two + ,
weather, with the temperature fitting have trade direct hits on this area.
on a Those Per ape the most devastating, in
with comfortable were tertnif of property damage, was the
8,000 bearing trees within the corporate "Big JStorm" of September 1898 which
limits of Starke-dozed In their came from the gulf, touching base at ,
chairs by the fire, dreaming of profits Cedar Key, then sweeping In a northeanterly __ \
from their citrus harvest which would arch across Levy, a I ,
help pay the Christmas bills. Gilchrist Dixie, Lafayette, the
Three days later The Telegraphwas southern tip of Suwannee and Columbia J 41 1
carrying stories of a great blizzard the western portion of Bradford I
sweeping the Northeast, with f c Y (now: Union County area around Providence -
readings of 20 below zero in Michigan ), on across Baker, and out to
and snow falling as far south as LouIsiana the Atlantic across Nassau.
and Alabama. In those days the term "hurricane"
a' "
The blast of arctic air rushed on into was virtually unknown, and these ); -
Florida and settled down like a cat It September-October disasters were L. $
on its helpless prey. Anxiously referred to as "equinoxial storms" ,44t
watched thermometers skidded to all- since they usually occurred near the l
time lows: 14 degrees in Starke. fall equinox. This one was dubbed -
Gainesville, and Jacksonville; 15 in TIM Big Storm" coming, as it did,
Daytona; 21 in St. Petersburg. Therewas the next year after"The Big Freeze"
frost in Key West, and one man which devastated orange groves In Florida. One member was placed in protect it. About 2 o'clock the lights
froze to death in Lake City. t this area in the winter of 1895. the county jail, under 25-day: sentencefor went out, trees began to blow down
There had been severe freezes in The hurricane of '96 struck the west failure to report when summoned. and windows blow in.
Florida before-one in 1835 which Bradford area as families were sitting Fear was high for the safety of "I was trying to hold one of the
struck hard at the infant citrus Industry Col. Comer L. Pak Starke realtor aad promoter. Is die .as se saw bone down to the breakfast table about "homefolks" visiting or working in doors when it blew in, carrying me
given birth during the Spanish hawing the height of a before-freeie orange tree. The eokrnel Is holding a fine 7 a.m. As farm houses and other the stricken area, since lack of with it. Some way Cyrus caught me
occupation with seed from oranges bunch of fruit Just plucked from the tree. buildings were toted, parents and communications made their fate and tore me loose from the door
brought over from Spain. Another children fled to nearby, clinging doubtful. before I could be jammed against the .,
freeze in 1886 when Jack Frost returned trees themselves. Smaller trees, in 30 below throughout the East. In there until winds subsided E.W. Hayes, Bradford County tax other side of the house. We tried to tie
with a vengeance and oranges many cases,had burst open and even Wisconsin it was 59 below on about an hour later. The devastationof assessor, received a wire Monday the doors and block the windows but it
were frozen solid on the morning of the larger ones appeared scorched. It February 7. big yellow pines and other trees in morning from his brother Maston was no use-they kept blowing in and
January 12. takes 24 hours of below-freezing The following morning saw almost UK, area was beyond belief. One resident Hayes, superintendent of schools at finally the roof blew down and we
The orange industry was thriving in weather to make an orange as hard as every Florida record broken. The said "skies were as black as soot Moore Haven, saying: "Moore Haven were sure that the house was going
Starke and vicinity, as well as a billiard ball, but a few hours of mercury had plunged from afternoon that morning" and trees on the swept away. My family and S.S. down too, as it kept dancing a jig and
elsewhere in the county. There had temperatures below 20 degrees can readings in the :50 s to 20 degrees by ground were so thick you could walk Dowling's safe." Mr. Dowling, then rocking back and forth. Cyrus and I
been an infusion of new blood in the kill a tender tree down to its roots. midnight Sunrise sent It almost out of from Mikesville to High Springs and teaching In Moore Haven,was a longtime would have left the house, but the lady
1800's when well-to-do northerners This two-day freeze lasted 41 hours, sight, down to 8 degrees at Lake City. mover set foot on the ground. It took and respected principal of Brad- who owned it had two little childrenand '
began to come to the area and invest but it was still too soon to assess permanent Palatka recorded 11, and Starke 13. two months to clear the roads suffi- ford High School. we could not leave them. We all .
their money in orange groves from damage to the trees. In Lake City the water mains had cl! ently for farm families to get out by Among others who had not been to a door so that we could .-
which they expected a rich return. A The plight of the railroads, as wellas burst and children were skating In the bone cart.Damage. heard from were: jump out if the house began to fall.
few years before The Telegraph had the shippers and sellers, was justas streets. Atlanta was blanketed. with was so great that in May Maurice -Edwards of the City of "Finally the wind began to grow
predicted that every man with a grave. Hundreds of cars end boats nine inches of mow. 1899, almost three years later, theFlorida Miami engineering department, and less violent and at 5:30: it was just
grove would soon become rich. And were left idle for want of fruit to fill Most citrus growers were leavingthe Legislature passed a relief his sister, Lois, visiting him at the about gone. But 15 minutes later it
the industry looked promising. An them, and thousands of men were out few oranges that had survived the bill for taxpayers in the storm belt of time. started up again and for a little time
1884 map of Starke showed every vacant of work. December freeze on their trees until Levy, Alachua, Lafayette Suwannee, Mr. and Mrs. D.T. Clark son-in-law seemed to blow just about twice as
lot in town dotted wuhjneat rows February 2 newspapers carried accounts the fear of frozen fruit on the market Columbia, Bradford, and Nassau and daughter f the N.D.Wainwrightsof hard as It had done the first time.
of orange trees. that the damage everywherewas had passed. Others turned to ''ountia.1926hurricane. Starke. When this was over we went to a little
The 1894 catastrophe had arrived at not as bad as had been suspected.! vegetables in hopes of breaking even Cyrus Hoover, deputy customs collector stone house in Lemon City as it was
a time when most of the orange crop There was even some*budding out in for the season-but this second freeze of Miami, and his brother, Don, reported that another hurricane was
still hung on the trees. After the most groves. took all. sons of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hoover.Mr. on the way.
freeze, fruit lay on the ground,often a That optimistic viewpoint would In the few weeks of unseasonablywarm The next most dramatic hurricane, and Mrs. Ed Neff and family. "It did not come so Cyrus and I
foot thick, spoiling, smelling, and attracting soon be lost.Weatherconscious. weather between freezes, the while not striking this area directly, Mr. Neff was formerly engineer in went to look up the Motts found them
droves of flies. Estimates townfolk began sap had risen and orange trees were caused much excitement here charge of road construction work in o.k. then we went to the beach to look
placed the number of boxes of Florida watching the skies again when The budding and blooming. Now they split because of local people living then In Bradford County under the first bond for Mitch Edwards. Did not find him
fruit yet unharvested at 2',' million. Telegraph brought news, early in the devastated Miami-Fort Lauder- issue, and was later chief engineer of but from what we could learn he is all
Some said 25 percent might be saved. February, of the coldest weather in (seepages > dale area. It was of such drainage works in Miami Beach. right.
The biggest worry was about the years,up North, with temperatures of interest that The Telegraph published O.J. Phillips of Lawtey and Dennis From what we saw, wrecked

one of the few "extras to ever hit the Kellum of 'Long Bridge, both buildings and dead bodies littering up
streets of Starke. On the morning of members of the. Miami fire, depart- the ground, one could readily believe
Monday Sept. 20, 1926 the paper lIIent.r -" '
Miami and J the' nearby 'towns
printed a special edition announcing iIII M.zi"" SUfllJV"n'IIJf' "I.t 'e1"1'theress that
; \\t: ,were '(completely) irtttoed' hand-n
t', -"
in box-car letters the tragic disaster hI" J time r; fI''
thousands of people killed.
1 V that had struck South Florida over the Edger M. Thomas of Starke. who Cyrus and I have been busy every
weekend. had been in the Miami area buying have
minute since the storm and we
Stories of the hurricane and its
L produce. the roof back on the house where we
) .ti devastation filled the paper for the Most of these and others from this are staying. Of course, we did not put
next several weeks, relating tales of area were later reported to have it on alone-we had plenty of help but
horror told by refugees arriving in come through the experience unin- we worked all the time and at timeswe
Jacksonville on the first trains able to jured.
were in the water up to our belts.
) leave the Miami area. Bradford Coun- One of them wrote: "One of the And that reminds me that all the
ty residents eagerly seized each pieceof greatest things that impressed me clothes we have left are the britches
news to try and find out if their was the terrific force of the water shoes and shirts that we had on.
friends and relatives were still alive. when the storm was at its height, "Neither of us had a minute's sleep
The storm had begun on a Friday throwing the yachts and larger ships
since the little we got that night of the
night with winds raging until 7 a.m. anchored and docked in the bay right storm before it started and we are
Then the blow quieted down and up into Royal Palm Park where they
about all in but not one of us in this
residents of the area thought the were stranded high and dry.
worst was over-but the nature of hur The breaking of the main dike at house got a scratch-for which we
thank the Lord. I
Your Modern Home 100 Years
Compare ricanes was not so well known at that Moore Haven loosed the flood waters "The people that are still living
time. The lull proved to be only the
of Lake Okeechobee onto the town down here after this awful storm
"eye"of the storm, and the wont was flooding the streets to a depth of 12 to
ought to and be better than they

Ago To The Modern Home Of Today. yet from to their come.' homes Many people thinking emerged the 14 the feet lower and entirely sections.covering housesin do have better.been.try Neither I know Cyrus that I I going have to a ;: ,

danger over, only to be struck an hour The causeway connecting Miami cent-our blew with our ,- -
money away
later by winds more terrible than the with the Beach is normally six to ten clothes. We have some grub and
first. feet above the water level of the bay. of water, flen-
ty drinking so we ,
Startling news accounts described During the storm's height six feet of along o.k."
c conditions that were almost water rushed over the causeway.A ..Don Hoover
That's Right. unbelievable:. letter received by his family In
'v ..Miami causeway destroyed... Starke from Don Hoover gave an in- There were manv more harrowing ,
of the Miami News account of what it is like
.Top Daily teresting to details of the big hurricane of iaa! "
A Beautiful Modern tower blown off... go through such a storm: but this is enough to remind those w ho
gti ..Miami police shoot to kill lootersin "Cyrus and I are still on earth and were living at that time. or to give
devastated business district... unhurt. The storm awakened Cyrus at those who have never experienced a
Home With I A ..38.000 people homeless and 2.000 about 12:15. It was blowing quite hardso major storm of this kind a faint idea ., ;
injured. dead or missing.,. he got up and fastened windowsand of what it was like.
.Property damage estimated at doors. but it kept increasing so The onltimc that the "e\-e" of a _:
-- -_.-t Deluxe Heavy 1125.000.000... fast that ,he became uneasy and hurricane is known to hapassed :. '
Starke Mayor Comer L. Peek awakened me.
Ii Bradford
over County was in MM I! "
i Furniture issued a proclamation calling for contributions "We backed his Essex sedan in when Dora swept in from the Atlantic '
; Package for the stricken and front of the -
area that we thought was and travelled almost due west with -',
I the Starke National Guard unit spent going to blow in. set the brakes and the eye. as tracked by Civil Defense r -
With, Central Heat Sunday night at the armory awaitinga blocked the heels with stone so thatit passing over Penney Farms and the "
i call to report for duty in South would stay in front of the door and north side of Kingsley Lake on a path '-. '

And Air Conditioning..And that took it between Starke andLawtey '
and :
on to Lake City. :
The, 100 mph winds reported to the4,
For: north did not materialize here. With *

Starke Radiator Service"The the eye passing north of Starke. this
ft A Price You Can't area received winds on the southeastrim
Folks of Dora w hich were not as severeas
Working Radiator Service"
those on the north side toward r
Beat. Jacksonville. Louis Hill fire lower at "
Highland reported ten inches of rain .'
''accompanying: the storm and the It:
county was cut off from corni ',

Trucks Cars i see page T I |:

Little I 'J:
Drive A Tractors Heaters rOMMlSSIONKKCKKU'S: : I tPKAI.SKKHKKSII.VKH >'.
I ?V:

; A goodly number of people living In ,' :
A Lot
Save Heavy i Automatic the vicinity of Providence laid by ;

i. their work Saturday long enough to go L,,:.,
r Duty TransmissionEquip. to town and listen to an address by ? .

r qLi Buy Direct FromE Commissioner J.B. Crews. 5 ,
: '' -
:: Coolers Mr. Crews made a strong speech in :I'
of the Democratic *-'
,: \ The adopted at Chicago, pointing out the "..
f Factory So When Your Car Is Over Heating Don't Let Your Budget many advantages to be derived by the ,
people from the free and unlimited .

I Take Beating Cone by The Cooling System Experts coinage of silver and gold at the ra- *. ,
,, tlon of 18 to 1. -"
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CommunityMobile \l-li For his terse manner of expression *':
i Located On CornerOf Mr. Crews has been dubbed "The K
Or Ph 864-681O Sam Jones of the Flatwoods," and on "
} Rd. 16301 this occasion he fully sustained his It "
reputation along the line of oratory. t'
I' Homes During the course of his remarks he '

FREE COOLING SYSTEM INSPECTION ,was frequently Interrupted by applause 'I. ;.
Hwy301 N. 964.8741 +, as In his most forceful manner '
f he uttered some telling tniths...1806. 1 .'



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I Blood Covered the Snow on Call Street in 1899The ::1

time when mow on the ground
In Starke ran red with blood I b one of ,-- Improvised tables for this 'occasion 1>> ,,
the many fascinating tortes of early had been erected on the spacious lawn J 'il i I
Starke recalled by the late Fenton M. opposite the home of Mr. nnd Mrs.
Prewitt who came here as a lad of 14 J.M.Truby on North Cherry 8 treet, or
to work on The Florida Advocate,one z Pennsylvania Avenue, as it was call- i
of several weekly, semi-weekly, and ed then. Churns of Ice cream and .,1 I
even a short-lived dally newspaper ,, r ; baskets of cakes cookies. and other It ti i
that competed with The Telegraph in delicacies were ready and wiaitlng at ,
those colorful days before the turn of + the appointed time But alan, alack- !
(he century.. Instead of the unit carrying the
This is how Mr. Prewitt told the friends for whom the party story: M pared, the next train brought a regi- stn il?
'Totally unexpected although the ment of soldiers from another section:
weather was getting colder by the of the country. When the old wood-
hour. Starke and much of Florida burning locomotive paused: ;, a few
awoke one morning in mid-February minutes for new orders,an""rmy"of 4
1899 to find the earth covered with soldiers scampered acrq>. the .-
what most residents, especially grounds to the picnic tables and, instead
natives had never seen before. During of waiting to be served gathered :
the night, snow to a depth of two up basketai churns of ice cream, and ,.
inches or more had quietly fallen, and ';;- '- : Ie that looked appetizing ; .- ,
at daybreak the weather was still to them and loaded it all on the, train +M. ,; ( ;

cloudy, and threatening to add more electric light In front of the Livingston just as it began to roll soul hward. A G? -d__ t .n ,,_ ,,rAfi ,t.'mw.M....,
of the cottony flakes. residence on Call Street and were They also picked up and put al\ward a ex- :, -n r r MJ !
Some of the 'snow remained then invited in by George who little colored boy with his goat hitched
unmelted on the ground for two or escorted them to the dining room to a wagon (probably intending{to use t, U r ,p._ .4t,. ,idrN bv .i+ f
three days, especially (in fence cor- where a large table extending clear him aa a mascot), and It wan some :
ners and other shady spots. It becamea across the room was loaded down time later before the frightened i
sort of open-air frolic for the men with cake, fruits,lemonade and other youngster was returned to 1 Starke, 1 lry 4' i
and boys to have snowball fights and delicacies. Band leader Melcher none the worse for his expert nee. / ij
other unaccustomed frolics,and there delivered quite a nice toast in behalf '. j
were numerous accidents or Incidents of his musicians thanking'the bride WATERMELON RAlb M
during the day. and groom for their hospitality and
Pue to the extreme cold, the liquor wishing them a long and happy life." At another time when UM stored
saloons, of which there were severalin had watermelons piled high along the 1 i
Starke during those pre-prohibltion ROUGH TIMES wooden sidewalk another soldier e 1' ,tr % 1I I
days, were more popular than ever train stopped for orders while two'coaches y 1t I
and some of the town's "bully boys,'' But there were rough times too, of stood on the Call Street! crossing .. '?w ; ,,. t
after being well fortified at the bar course, and one of these was the cam- The melons were just tempting a -
decided to blow off steam with a paign in 1898 by which the people of enough to cause a number of boys to Mayor A. L. VonKIrn Is well-wrapped against the cold during this UM freeze I
snowball fight. the western part of the county soughtto leave the train march army style that brought two Inches of snow to Starke. Two-story residence at left is still In I
Being inexperienced at this busi- have the seat of government moved down the sidewalk about-face: and use today at the remodelled and enlarged Magnolia Hotel, corner Walnut and
ness and a little overenthusiastic, back from Starke to Lake Butler. (It each soldier grabbed a juicy melon Jefferson Streets.Church at right Is early Baptist Church on same site as used to 1
due to the whiskey they had con- had already changed locations and marched back onto the train. day. I
sumed, they squeezed the snow too several times.. The campaign was Once again when the trainstopped; i
hard, causing it to freeze and make very heated and brought much argu-' at the Call Street crossing, a|numberof
their snowballs as hard as baseballs ment and even threats of bodily soldiers marched a block westwardto was nothing that could be done except maintain a lookout for soldier trainsso In spite of the lack of modern Inven- ;
equipped with sharp edges of jaggedIce. harm, on both sides of the question. CM. Sparkman's saloon enteredthe laugh the incident off as another side the doors could be closed and tions and there was I
You can imagine that when such Space was used lavishly by the news- place and nearly ,cleajred the of army life but the merchants near securely locked when the next one seldom a"improvements.dull moment in the life of I
a'lethal weapon collided withanother's papers of Starke and Lake Butler In shelves of bottled beverages There the crossing quickly organized to came along. Starke In the 19flO's. I
nose or cheek there was presenting the opposing views of citi- I
'blood' on the snow,' and plenty of it. zens, and there were public speakings j)
Pue to the numbing effect of the abnormally at various places during the cam I
cold weather, the men hard- .
ly felt the pain inflicted by the icy Professor TB. Hartig was editor of
snowballs and did not realize what the Lake Butler Bulletin and lam- '
they were doing to themselves. Onefellow's basted both of the Starke papers in UI G'0'a' >> ti' Wi
cheek was slit wide open almost every manner that his intel- i/k': $
from ear to lip, and the carnage continued lectual capabilities would permit He
\ off and on through the day with became so emotional over the matter
"blood on the snow" being a common that the editors of The Advocate were
sight along the eastern end of Call adlvsed by friends that. if they attended :
Street. a certain picnic to be held at I I
Hampton at which speakers would p -:: -
LIGHTING PROBLEM present the courthouse removal mat- :
ter, they had beat go prepared to de- I
Adequate lighting for streets and fend themselves. Everyone Had A Garden
homes was a crying need in the 1890's Accordingly the editors attendedthe
and editors deplored the darkness of Hampton meeting, taking alongan
the town at night In almost every old revolver of a lesser known And Raised Their Own ) \
issue of their papers. A few kerosene brand,placing it under the buggy seat ,
lamps were located at important of the vehicle used for the trip. Editor "
street Intersections, but were seldomin Hartig was at the meeting but remained Produce. .well I You ;
use Finally, in October of 1899, a cordial,at least outwardly as ,
small plant was set up with W.L. was his custom and no shooting took i'
(Will) Wall as superintendent, and place that day. Really Don't Need
electric current turned on for the first Later, when the Advocate editors

time :There were> frequent breakdowns 'returned home",and,tried! OQ\\htIf\! old t u ': -t. --' ''' ''' '" .
and While the potvtinwas turned > 1 revolver, it was found dl -on d : : 'I r
off at 9 or 10 o'clock at night the barely expel a bullet merely spittingthe I
pioneer service did encourage every- lead out of the barrel in a manner
one to work for a better and more that would not harm a cat. It was Sandra And L.M. Norman'sFresh J
dependable! system. A few years later lucky for us that Mr. Hartig did not
the Town Council called an election to wear his fighting outfit when he at-
submit the question of a bond issue of tended that Hampton meeting. Produce Probably: Has Produce
$5,000 for lights and $12,000 for a
water system to the voters. It was ap GUARDS OFF TO WAR .
Starke was on the way to Cheaper Than You Can Grow It
becoming a well-lighted town. Starke was proud of its militia unit, .
the Bradford County Guards, during I
NO DELINQUENTSWhat this period and our outfit earned the .

is called juvenile delinquencynow state distinction to volunteer of being for the service first in when the Fresh Veg. & Strawberries Grown On Their Own Farm I :

simply did not exist in the years I war was declared against Spain after
lived in Starke and petty misdeeds by the sinking the Battleship Maine in ,
the younger generation were almost Havana Harbor. February IS, 1898.I r 'M1 t1uI.ti :;
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unknown. If such occurred, they still remember the night when the ar 'S :
never reached the stage where the of- company was mustered into serviceIn ti .rv'ecrns'' :
fenders were brought before the Call Street near the railroad cros- ; ::. .:. ;
mayor for punishment The nearest sing. Two passenger coaches had [ ', I
approach to delinquency by youths, been parked opposite the depot and : I.
that I recall, was when, occasionally shortly before the regular late night / ,
one or more boys anxious to get a for train was due to pick up the coaches, OpUtE 1 ARKET X011 '
bidden glimpse of women s lower the boys, mostly from the town's % '"NORS IR P 11 I
limbs, would get on the off-side of a population with a I few from rural w m e I
train at the Call, Street crossing, and area, climbed aboard, commanded at 1
peep beneath the cars in hopes of see- the time by Capt. Eugene S. Matthews r'.s I I
ing a leg or two as the ladies boardedor publisher of The Telegraph.The 1 WHOLESALE RETAIL
left the train. This lack of opportunity boys went first to Tampa where Ij
to see limbs, other than arms, they were redesignated Company M, r iAFiMy II
was due to the dress styles of that after being known locally as Com- iAlfH / II OU/SO t j
day, when women not only wore pany B. 1 tt
bustles, at times, but also weighted 4 i iI I
themselves down with from three to FOOD SABOTAGEDMost
half a dozen petticoats which,with the I
outer garment obscured most every. of the equipment and man I
thing. Ruffles ,and other fancy power for Shafter s Army, headed for -
doodads were seen in profusion, but the fighting fronts was handled over I
the anatomy generally was well the Florida Central fc Peninsular LJ
obscured. Even when they went for a Railroad (now Seaboard). Artillery II
dip in Kingsley Lake they wore supplies and other equipment passed
bloomers and long black stockings. So through Starke, mostly during the I I
you may shed a tear or two for the night hours while soldier units usual.
frustrated youth of the '90s when you ly came through during the
consider the sights generally available one occasion when a certain regiment I
for observation today.A.Ml'SEMKNT. from Michigan was expected on Seafood .
a certain date, the good ladies of the, Fresh. Dally 'a
: : town prepared an ice cream and cake I
party for the boys while the train
But there was no lack of entertain- waited here for new orders. Since ..""" i We Ship Fla. FruitP ;
ment .in those days. even though there was no such safety facility as
radio television, and movies, as we the automatic block system at that
know them were totally lacking. time, most trains had to'stop at
Besides the social life of the churches Starke to get their new orders.Afore .
and public schools with their local j
talent programs and plays those who I
could afford such luxuries purchased on BlgStorm
"graphophone" machines like the a
old Edison and a supply of cylinder- (from page' > ," .
shaped records and could while awayan
evening, winding the machine to municating with the outside world
turn the records. The town's opera since telephone and telegraph lines ,
hall upstairs over a Call Street livery were down. As bad as it was.
stable, was always in use In the! however there was no loss of life and
winter months and Pickerfs Comedians property damage was confined mostly I
and other well-known stock to fallen trees.
troups usually played a week's Florida has been fortunate In escaping .
engagement before moving on to the the full fury of a direct hit by a
next town. hurricane for ten or 12 years. but with
The Victor Comet Band composedof weather patterns constantly chang NORMAN'S FARM
young men of the town, was very ing some forecasters predict that the
good and made a valued adjunct to stale may once more be about due for
the lighter! side of community life, the a big blow. If so. there are now tens of PRODUCE &
boys giving their time and even pro- thousands of newcomers who have
viding their own Instruments to pro- moved Into the state In recent years "
duce the music. They also gave and 80 percent of them have not experienced j ..
serenades for newlywed' couples as ( a major hurricane. The
reported in an 1898 issue of The Advocate congestion of population now on the .
: '. East and West Coasts would make it ::
TLast Friday eve the Victor Cornet almost impossible to evacuate 3Q1 IM. Starltc, 1
Band serenaded the bride and groom everyone in time to prevent a major
Mr." disaster In case of a severe hurricane, 964-6071 '
selections under the
, band played, two the weather service warns.

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\ Winchester and some for his pistol." ten in where rejoicing and
. f If Bradford County Sheriff D. L. on the town. 'Later the same night relief mOllt as great as ins

,>41" (Levy) Alvarez hadn't been wearing another messenger came to When the good news got out. Hardy Gainesville.
. r.. a white shirt that night he would have Gaylord's door, asking him to step 1 was carried into Archer arid given a
,. lived a longer life. outside to discuss some business. As he walked down *
hero:' welcome. offered !
, M Murray again confronted him, coverIng Since a reward had been
, I: the street coins showered at his feet
I k .' The night was a moonlit one in him with a pistol, and said he had barroom and here for the capture of Murray,1qfollowing
and he taken to
t January. 1891, and because he wore told three confederates "down the was the death of Sheriff Alvarez,
whole (
,, white, the sheriff was an easy mark railroad" that he was bringing back joined with drinks. The" own It was deemed necessary to bring the.1V
., for the feared desperado, Harmon either Gaylord's head or $25'- which In the rivalry, body of Starke as proof of Murray .,(>1
did Mr. Gavlord prefer? death before the reward could be
Murray, holed up and surrounded by .-- But the wildest celebration did not
,. i I ,'\ a posse at the home of his friend, paid.
until the carrying
Frank Odom, just south of Starke. The frightened merchant made a come IOfWhen
compromise offer by giving Murray ray's body arrived In Gainesville. An the train bearing the caskets
I'j In an era noted for its lawless men- $5 and a gallon of kerosene, with Through a Knot Hole, :Mrs. Hall immense crowd waited at the stationto arrived at the depot, a large crowd
*j desperadoes who went about the which the outlaw said he planned to get a glimpse of the fallen had gathered, but there is no record of yin
countryside, burning, killing, and burn the town of Waldo. desperado. Hundreds of people,white a wild demonstration such as the onej
f Saw at liter Table. and black fought to board the train Dr. Tate Powell ex"
ravagmg-no name struck more ter. Murray Eating Gainesville. ;
\ ror in the hearts of people in this area Later that night Murray went to and actually view the corpse. amined the body, and the desperado'bwas
<' of Florida than that of Harmon Mur- the house of a black man of excellent taken to the old Cain Leonard
'J I ray. reputation, Joe Speed, and forced Mrs. Clyde Hall of Theressa remembers! a story about i The mad scene was described in the Cemetery, about a mile west of tow J2.
v Speed's daughter to whip him. When Harmon Murray as told to her by her .lnother-ln-Iaw, Gainesville Sun: on Edward's Road, for burial. TO
;, Before he was betrayed and finally) her strength failed Murray took off Lydia Hall, who was living at Orange Heig hts during the
shot down by his personal "Brutus' his ammunition belt and administered desperado's reign of terror. "When the usual shriek of the whis
Murray left a trail of death by rifle an unmerciful beating This Is the sto'! told by Lydia Hall: I, tle was heard, the excitement which Dr. Powell said there was no indication -':a.
fire, brutal beatings, and wanton the helpless Speed. "When my children were small I lived! at Orange had been great increased to fever of blood from the bullet wounds?*
destruction of property by arson. Heights. My husband, Madison Hall, wtorked on the heat The cal"cQntalnlng the body was indicating Murray must have died1"1''
i At one time during the two and a railroad and was home only on weekends. Ii was alone the boarded by the crowd and a vast before the shots were fired. Thenf11
Two of his victims here were half year manhunt the sheriff of rest of the time, except for our small children. We had throng of eager people rushed to the were rumors that Murray may have
Sheriff Alvarez and a crafty Starke Alachua County came in for great heard the frightening stories about Harmon\ Murray and box containing the body been a victim of "the bad disease":
., black who tried to put the finger on abuse for his Inability to catch the knew he was being hunted in our area at the time. (whatever that was) and that HardYITput
Murray-but unsuccessfully. criminal. In the sheriff's defense, a "One night I awoke with a start, realizing at once there 'Sheriff Fennell, with the the bullet holds in his head in N'
resident of Micanopy wrote to the was something wrong. The old house had a nothole in the T' assistance of undertaker.Hutchinson order to collect the reward and avoidui

But to begin at the beginning: Gainesville Sun: wall between the bedroom and the dining'' room, and a and his men'forced their way to the prosecution for harboring a criminal.
light was shining through, although I ba51<; put out the door and took the box to the waiting There was no' way to prove this
The sensational case of Harmon "Murray has defied and successfully lamps before going to bed. wagon. theory, however, so Hardy collected'
Murray started in the early 'no's evaded arrest, and every thinkingman "I raised myself to a sitting position, being@; very carefulnot the reward, said to be $1,500.
when, as a youth of 18 he worked for has a theory for accomplishinghis to make a nOIst'i or wake the children. When I got up ."Then came another and fiercer lA.
Charlie Pinkoson, Jr., a resident of capture. No plan has yet panned enough look through that knothole my heart struggle.: The crowd surged forward
Gainesville.The out successfully and many jump on stopped-I nearly died-for there sat Hanmon Murray with irresistible power, and it looked Murray's grave in the old cemetery'1'11
the sheriff, filling the air with fuss eating, with his Winchester rifle across his knees. I was ; for' a moment as if the crush' would is unmarked and could be any one of a
story goes that Pinkoson, one and fur"Now. too scared to move, and didn't make a soun d. result seriously. for many of the number scattered over the area.
Sunday, lent Murray a frisky colt "When Murray finished eating he cupped the top of the weaker. yiiifi'
which the young black rode out to a let's have a little common lamp chimney with his hand and blew out the light. He The'end of the story Is just as oil
country church, where he overstayedhis sense and sober thought about this went out by the back door, leaving me and the children "As soon as the body was deposited gruesome as the rest Some time after n't
time and was caught by dark. thing. Murray is no child or ordinary unharmed. I thanked God and went back U> bed-but no safely in the vehicle Fennell got dark on the day that Murray was
Fearing to ride the newly-broken colt lawbreaker, but a bold, murdering more sleep that night!" and Hutchinson drove off at full buried, "persons unknown" entered"
back to Gainesville at night Murray desperado, who is a splendid shot with A description of Murray was given years a go by James speed,the people following on foot, on the cemetery, dug up the corpse, 'r*.
stayed over with friends until the next his-unfailing Winchester. Clark, an aged Starke Negro (now deceased ) who passed horseback,and In carriage. It was the severed the head from the body, and '1J...
morning. Murray on the railroad track as the despera do was com wildest scene that Gainesville has strung the dead desperado up by his'""
"That being the case, we must ing here to spend the night with friends on I Ills way from known for many years, perhaps in her heels from the limb of a tree border"ill
When he finally returned, his realize the primary considerations of Fernandina to Gainesville.The history." ing a nearby road. The ,
master was angry and accused him of this case, which Is that Murray has two men did not know each other, but nodded as t crowds of curious went to view the
.. stealing the colt. Murray denied the the woodscraft and cunning of an Indian they passed. Murray was carrying his trusty; Winchesterrifle The box that had carried the body ghastly sight. ',-T.
charge, but was tried, convicted, and and is thoroughly acquaintedwith and Clark described him as of average: height but court'thouse
sentenced to three years in prison. the hammocks, the country In "built from the ground up." square in Gainesville, but still Later, Murray was reburied in theriy
which he hides, having been his home "When you meet a man whose badder than you are, the story of Harmon Murray was not old cemetery and still lies there to- -,.
Murray protested his Innocence from childhood, but above all, the something inside tells you, and,your scalp be gins to tingle finished. The final episode was writ.r day. 'Jlft
throughout the trial and later confine country in which he hides is full of his and your flesh begins to crawl,' Clark said. Ajid, that's the 'Bd
ment, and swore vengeance againstall kin and friends" way he felt when he looked at Harmon Murray. i: 1'00'1
who had helped place him behind
bars. A few months after being This writer called on the Alachua I More
on Freezewide
assigned to work on the "chain County Commission to give funds for Big (from page'n.>>
gang", he made his escape from jail. the purchase of dogs, and the financial working cross-ties near the old Truby and rail fence joined. He was using .
In company with ,a group of other support necessary to keep men In orange grove. black powdej r which caused a bright open, dripped sap, and froze remaining growers that the orangeiVC
prisoners and outlaws, he returned to the field for long periods of time while flare every time he fired. This, and again. tree was' better off farther, south, ;' ,9101>
of the trees in those < 0'. i I',ninn. r q' I I. / r'.5I) IJ '.,t,11I, <
Gainesville.and the. "reign of terror" tracking Murray. Prince was an amateur barber, and the fact tha t he wore a white shirt, u Most early l u)

bt>gan. .. .. .. ,, .. ..MyIray.went, tfl his house were, ,made.him ai. for the keen- fears of the industry were towering Today,:small'groves' iofl: 'eqs// AMHIUB
'. In January: 1881, Murrain'his( "'" Prince shaved the desperado eyed a9syThe Icrackshot CDeautics,.l'esembJiIIga'.younl, oak,;ia. 'still be found'In'tniaiaretvarbuhd'theUiw.
One of the first acts of violence was gang were seen tearing through his hair, unaware of Murray's Identity. desperado d rew a bead on the marshal stature. They had been started from lakes of the Keystone-Melrose area,"I' land
the attempted robbery and murder of Gainesville shooting at a black and pu t a bullet from his Win- seedlings-not the budding process many homes have a few cold**
I a storekeeper McPherson, on the Ar policeman who, outnumbered and chester through the middle of that produces the short, bushy tree of resistant varieties in the backyard.ion
cher road near Gainesville. outgunned, was trying to hide behinda After becoming quite friendly, Murray Alvarez's forehead, killing him instantly today Many of the early trees stood But the orange tree, as a money-si
tree. A few days later the gang was decided to take Prince Into his over 20 feet tall, and one giant, the making crop for the Starke area, hasorni
With his accomplices Murray set cornered at the Seaboard depot in confidence, telling him about killingthe famous tree at Fort Har lee,. moved South for the winter, probablynever
fire to the "English Colony", a well Gainesville and, in a gun battle with officers at Fernandina, and that After the shooting Murray fled southwest :of Hampton Lake, was to return.
known residence in East Gainesvilleand the sheriff's posse, all but Murraywere there was a reward o>l his head He through the woods in a southerly reported to bear 10,000 oranges In a nl
with most of the populace either killed or captured. Two of also told Prince he was going "southof direction, ta king refuge on an islandin season. But something always moves in tol I}(*
diverted to the fire, the gang went to the desperadoes were lynched. the railroad trestle" to spend the Santa Fe Lake. There he got wind fill a vacuum, and new cash crops appeared -_,
McPherson's store, firing his barn night with an acquaintance Frank that an elderly black, Dave Donnelly, When spring finally came and the on the horizon. The Florida"
and killing the storekeeper when he With the breakup of his gang, Murray Odom. He asked Prince "to get up a had (told of h is hideout. He sought out countryside began turning green Advocate, a contemporary of The
,I' came outside. fled to Fernandina where he had a game", bringing along some friendshe Donnelly and beat him almost to again, the outlines of dead orange Telegraph at the turn of the century,
sister. The alarm was out all over this could trust to' play cards at death with h is ammunition belt. It is trees stood bleak against the sky-the had this philosophical comment on
From then on Murray and his men part of Florida for his capture, and in Odom's. said the old Negro/ wandered off after barren branches of the once promising the freeze: "Bradford's orange moon
had a price on their heads. Hastily a Shootout with officers at Fernan- that and was, never seen again. Half orange Industry reaching its arms has set, but another has taken its
I formed posses combed the area, but dina, Murray killed the city marshal After Murray departed, Prince crazed by the terrible beating he toward heaven. In spite of advice place. It is the tobacco moon, and is
Murray who possessed a and a deputy when they attempted to began thinking of an easier and surer may have lout his way in the swamp from the newspaper to leave trees full and shining brightly,"
superhuman craftiness in hiding out, take him. way of making money the reward and perished .standing long enough to be sure they
was able to elude his trackers for that was offered for Murray's cap- were dead, most growers cut them
several years.According He then made his way back toward ture, dead or alive. Murray then made his way to down and deserted their groves.
Starke, likely following the railroad. Palatka, but officers there were hot
to an old issue of the A few miles north of town, at that Trlnce hurried off to Sheriff on his trail sc i he did not tarry. Hiding Newspapers were filled with MEMORABILIA ..
Gainesville Sun: "The notorious'' time, was a black settlement knownas Alvarez and gave him the startlingnews out in swamps by day and travelingby classified ads offering farms and
outlaw, Harmon' Murray, terrorized I Barnsville. Murray stopped there that Murray was In the area. A night, he finally reached his old groves for sale at giveaway prices,
the quiet neighborhood of Orange and struck up acquaintance with five-man posse was quickly formed stamping ground in the Gainesvillearea and Starke wasn't the only town In the
Heights on Monday night. About 7 Prince Albert, a local black who was and a plan laid that was believed to be there to meet his Waterloo. county to be thrown into a financial ilaaw....-Nw r/tsuu..w..r....w.I.r'.w.wase'oLnt7lY -"'
p m. a man named Ike Gundy knocked a sure-fire guarantee of Murray's tailspm by the freeze-every section of
at the door of Mr. Dexter Gaylord, capture. It Is Ironies that it was a cousin ofMurray's the county had groves, especially
a merchant, and Informed him that EI bert Hardy, a man of around the lakes.. A state business
Murray was outside, proposing to The men would wait until "good small physique, who brought an end directory for 1881 said there were ,
burn the town and shoot the people. dark" then go to Odom's house; to the reign o f terror that included at 10,000 bearing trees in Bradford at ..r..w
Gundy was authorized to say. Prince would go inside and tell Mur least five murders, the burning of that time; 200,000 more "in position," .
however, that if Gaylord would come ray he had got up the game, while the numerous homes and stores, but not yet bearing; and several hundred .PI8'1'OL8.'i'O'..
out and confer with Murray, his plans posse was taking positions outside, countless robberies, and brutal thousand nursery stock. The fine :.--: :=a.w.....
might be changed. Hoping to save his preparing to shoot It out with the beatings. Sundell Grove on the south side of
proper and the people's lives. desperado Kingsley Lake was gone with the rest.
agreed." t This is Hart',ly's story, as told to the
The Odom home like many of its Gainesville Sun! : Some growers, who too hastily cut
But when he spoke with Murray and kind in those days, was built with a .down their trees and sold them for GIANT OF TIIK FOREST
refused to give him money, the rrrazrs' .ATP."T a uU'rJI: : areas kitchen detached from the main bodyof Murray came by my house at 9 firewood, found to their regret that
desperado left, swearing vengeance ravaw the house. o'clock last n'.lght and said he wantedto some were still green and might. have M. Gli eon-is wrestling with 'a big
see me. I Nvi alked out and he said he lived if left In the ground.
in Alligator ,'which he
Don't Back When the men arrived, Odom, his heard that I was telling the people pine from Archibald Swamp Johns. The
Bring cousin Charlie Wiggins, and Murraywere that he was ht Long Pond. He said bought
{ .And Jack Frost was not through log at the butt lacked two inches :
in the kitchen where Odom's he'd come to I hill me, or I would haveto yet. Four years later, on Valentine'sDay being four feet in diameter, and It re '
The Good Old Days.... wife was cooking supper. Prince had kill him. Her wanted me to go to ArCher 1899, he made a final 19th Century quired two men at each end of the
&; :: fortified himself with several healthy with him, where he planned to assault on the orange lands of crosscut saw to work i it. Six *inch
i drinks from a jug he carried,and wasa shoot as many as he wanted to; cut north-central Florida. cuts, after the rotten wood
We Don't Wish To little wobbly on his feet. He went to Capt. Barker engine loose from the thrown made two stands was'of

Heat Our Irons Or Spend the door and called out, "Hey, Murray train, and play hell generally The Jacksonville Times-Union & wood. The away accessible length of the log
t. Citizen of February 13 reed a is about 45 feet, having lam across the
3 Hour Ironing One Dress.. "He asked iwhat sort of gun I had sleet storm reaching the canal, the rest of it being buried in the
that instant one of the men out and I said it v 'as' pretty good. He ask. dusk the night before, gradually turn- spill bank. The tree was about 140
s\ side darted by a window and Murraygot ed what it wa: i loaded with, and I said ing to snow as the temperature fell old and was almost all
Can You Imagine Ironing This Dress...... a glimpse of him. No. 38 shot. He said he didn't want lower during the night. Driven by years heart.19l3.r .
any such gun as that; he wanted one strong northwesterly 'winds the
Quickly sizing up the situation* the loaded with b uckshot."I .flurry settled down to a heavy fall of
muscular outlaw picked up the wob-- ,white flakes that covered the ground
It's Nice To Be 100 Years Old...But
bly Prince bodily and holding him as told h lm. my brother-in-law several inches deep by morning. It
Please Don't Take Us Back To All a shield against possible gunfire,' Tucker Barn..s. had a good gun and was Florida's share of one of the rrri
made his way from the kitchen to the always kept I 11 well loaded. Harmon worst blizzards In history, which i s/
main body of the house, where he had said to go down and get it, which we swept the East in 1899.
I That Hard Work..,,. left his trusty Winchester ammuni- did. Tucker wild It was loaded but 1 I I ,
tion belt. Still holding Prince under didn't care so I put in more buckshoton Traces of snow were seen as far
one arm. he swung his knapsack over top of that and there must have south as Fort Myers Avon Park, and
!:' We Take All The Work Out Of It. his shoulder, took out a .38 calibre been 30 bucks!lot in each barrel. Titusville. The heaviest snowfall of

j:' pistol and shot Prince In the stomach. four Inches was recorded at Lake
?' I. Quality Dry Cleaning ,.' The mortally wounded man'' staggered "Murray sand he wanted me to go Butler. Lake City reported two Inches
$.*. i out.of the house and dropped ahead, but I said, no you are the best and Starke, about the same.
i Alterations dead near the kitchen door. shot, so you gee ahead.

fPaul's The bitter cold-two below zero at
\'. ;. In the meanwhile members of the "He started off and I slippedbebind Tallahassee and 10 above In the

,.. .. posse had taken positions outside and just beyond the muzzle of my Jacksonville area-caused the snow to-
opened fire on Murray. In the ensuing gun. He looked around about that stay .unmelted on the ground for
: : : ,. fusillade, one of Murray's bullets time and I let him have both barrels several days. 4
j\ Drive In x ';. grazed the top of one man's head, 'right In the ho ad. He dropped to the
[ literally parting his hair in the mid ground without a word. And that end- Most of the orange crop had already
I it ; '!: : dle.. ed Mr Harmon Murray." rAt been harvested and many of the trees
i. \'JlC10RY CLEANING ; e
were past the blooming stage. Actual.
Sheriff Alvarez had taken a position the time of his death Murray damage was hegllgible because therewas
.: off to the rear of the kitchen in a cor- had 143 cartrid ges in his ammunitionbelt nothing left to hurt;. but the
"\ > ,i.i8 i\!' \';": 'a net of the yard where a picket fence and pants I pockets -some for his freeze of '99\ served to warn the few I.
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M It was lived In the 1880's and -Mr. Abe Strickland of Kmgsley -Mr. B.H. Jones ha cleared away The ladies will be wrapped In *bf U
10"Is nowhere more vividly reflected ***_ wwrts the tripe water the rubbish in front of his store.Guess lucky the htgherit bidder fee !
than in the brief Items appearing in melon of the season lw Is working for the lrll" trade. pwto e will also pay for the \
Starke newspapers of that PeriocLTbe lunch Chat he must treat his lady to.

following paragraphs/ selected -Fred and James Homsby of -Some well meaning person has :,
from old issues of The Telegraph and nailed of hole In
picked and sold a piece plank over a
two other local papers that werepalWlshed severs of fine huckleberries the sidewalk nearly In front of the -Bradford County certainty does I.
briefly during the 1800-90 during the month of June. Pretty good bakery. While U slope the bole nicely, feel proud to have the honor of being
years are amusing and, at the same for lads. it will trip a person every time. On the home of the Republican candidate i
Ume, give a picture of everyday life a. ra Sunday night minutes for Governor. CoL V J.Shipman has a !
problems, and pleasures of a small -Mr.J.G.Alvarez is always up with e rhog lFJ'r4lra ae2.1tfej six different personsytpped in pass- reputation without a blemish and I
town in the closing years of the 19th the times. He has erected a new street Dentop Ing. should he be elected he would fill the ti\
Century: lamp on his comer. This now makes on a{ borq. position with credit to himself and the I
odl. -The folks of the M.E. State.A .
-The fleas that four lamps and Starke has quite a city young
perambulating appearance at night. dala"o Church propose to give a "sheet and
the streets of Starke
are Urge enough cue" next Friday night
pillow party
to go to school. -Little Avery Powell, son of Dr. ,h h: ti e1aP number of Starke people attended

-Mumbly peg Is getting to be a Powell Is teaming the printer's tradein ) ? -The champion rail splitter in the the annual foot washing at Swift \
popular game among the young pee this office and he will soon be so he o w aOASande;: county 11hole Mr. W.R. Fowler, living on Creek Primitive Baptist Church last I
can set type quite rapidly.If dj olhl Ry ; of Sink branch. Between sunrise Sunday, among the number being ,
ple.J. 1P9,4y and sunset the other day he split 449 J.E. Futch, Fred Scott James F.Kickllter :
Chas Richard has sold his aU our business houses would rails for Mr. J.M. Murrbee and went Archibald Johns. Mr. andMrs.
orange grove beyond Alligator Creek. spread printer's ink like Mr. T.W. ) dlglr 9ope home as happy as a coon. Ritch and family and Miss Nan-
for (16,000. Sweat's New Red Store the Telegraph fob'ed nie Howell.
-We would be pleased to have theyCIUIC would have a boom all the time 0 e Homer Johns Is beyond question
of Starke them among the merchants. W the most graceful skater in Starke.
men organize
odlt o Kl His efforts at skating are altogether -G.A. Gardiner made the lucky i
selves Into a !
military company.S.J. -The young ladles all sympathize 9tly r beyond our power of description. some in the bean contest he a hand
Temple is having the lumbercut with Mr. J.M. Alvares for his hurt on parlor lamp at store of i
for the new depot. It will be framework Monday night and none more than I.l I. -Mr. N.J. Jones created quite a Farmer & Ensey. The jar contained ,
on the style of the Gainesville the lady who did the damage.Mr. I sensation Monday by placing a man 6,083 beans and Mr. Gardiner guessed :
A i at work to remove the large oak tree 6,087, missing the actual number by i
depot.The J.C. Wills. Jr. has started the in front of his store. The mayor sent only four. ,
best dinner ever given In silk hat craze, and ere long the town the marshal to protest but it seems
Starke for 25t. People' Restauranton will be full of them. that the street committee of the council -
the R.R. wharf.Information had granted permission, and the -The removal of hirsute adornments

Wanted: Mrs. W.F. -Master Fred Martin says he la the work went merrily on. has become quite a fad with !
Edwards wishes to know the where- best looking dude in town. our citizens. Dr. E.L. Stewart, Dr. \
abouts of her son, Thomas J. Swear- -If the person who stole Professor J.O. Haynes. J.L. Frazee. Esq.. !
ingen. He will make his mother -The county poor farm was sold for Denton's homed frog will return It at Messrs. N.J.Jones,J.M. Alvarez and i
happy by coming home at once.Quite very taxes Mondy and all of Lake Butler ; once, no questions will be asked. J.M. York are among the victims of r
the county seat was in the unknown Otherwise he will arrested and pro- the craze this week. I
a disturbance occurred on list. secuted. Ij j
the night express from Jacksonville Ir ', j
Thursday night. During the melee E. -Mr.UJ Miner has returned from -Master Perse Catkins had the -Mr. J.C. Wills, our popular druggist I
Wynn, of this place received a pain his trip to New York. He Is hale and ? misfortune to have seven teeth knock. has just completed a piece of '
ful knife wound. hearty, and in time to vote for ed out of his mouth by a horse last furniture that he styled "The multum t
temperance.The Saturday. In parvo Combination Chair." It Is i
-The ladies don'tthe
: why
young say '
built on the tubular principle from a
young gentlemen get up a picnic? burning of an out building ._ = -Cattle into Walter Wills' store flour barrel; can be used as a chair I

-Capt. H.S. Grimes, of the steamer back of Mr. T.A. Knight's residenceon Tuesday night through the back door washstand cupboard, j 1
Alert which piles between Waldo and Tuesday caused alarm and and destroyed a great many water bathing tub and when turned upside 1
Melrose, was in the city Sunday. also great fun for thew. melons.Mr. down as an umbrella. It may be used :
as a churn, and with trunions attached -
-The Bradford County Guards have -The cross walk over the railroad -We can suggest three differentA real Jolly, good old-fashioned' E.D. Wall, our handsome and it makes a good torpedo gun or I
received an invitation to go to Atlanta just south of the Commercial Hotel is ways for making fortunes here In wedding took place at the home of Mr. efficient marshal, has his hands full ducking stool. If the seat 1a taken out. '
and participate in the Dewey recep In serious need of repairs. Our excellent Starke. The party who will start a Andrew Crosby last Thursday week. looking after the boys but he gets It makes a temporary safe deposit for '
time there during the Georgia State mayor better take a walk In cannery here Is sure to make a forThe men folks indulged in rail splitting thar just the same. a baby. I rII
that direction. tune, and so will he who puts up a rice while_the gentler folks enjoyed
Fair.Mr.. Newell B. Hull of this city,and mill. The third fortune that awaits themselves a-quilting. In the evening
Miss Maria somebody will be made by conatruC'tMias Alice Crosby and Mr. Geo. S. L --
Cozel a charming young -Mr. J.Q. Adams the boss Ice
lady of Hampstead L.I. were quietly cream man, says that he wants the ing and operating a horse railroad Oliver of Duval County were married.
united in the holy bonds of matrimony people to understand that when the between Starke and Kingsley Lake. Rev Wm. Malphurs officiating. II MemorabiliaBRADFORD II 1

1 at the home of the bride's mother in U.S. Flag floats In front of his em-
| Hampstead on October 12. porium, that he has ice cream on
hand to sell.The Red Flag means auc-
-Bradford Division No. 16, Sons of tion, but all are Invited to attend just COUNTY BANK CONSTRUCTION STARTED I
Temperance intends to give a the same. IN NEW IIANDS ON ROAD 28 MONDAYThe
sociable to its members each
member being allowed to invite one trust department of the Atlan- The Duval Engineering Co. started 1
or two guests. Thursday evening at tic National Bank, as administrator of work Monday on laying the rock base '
the Red Men's Wigwam. Bring your -We were shown by Capt. J.N. the estate of N.T. Rltch. deceased' for State Road 28 from Starke to the I
baskets along, well supplied with Jones a tooth of some animal, recently made sale of the majority Bradford County line east of Lake
something good to eat. possibly a whale. It Is nearly Inches stock to a group of local businessmen Butler and up to Thursday noon had ,
long and weighs 1H pounds, solid thus closing Mr. Hitch's long connection completed the base from its intersection \
-It is said that F.R. Morgan slepton ivory. It was found by Mr. John Hall with that institution. He had been with State Road 13 at Madison
the lounge at the post office on between Rowell and Crosby Lakes. president of the bank, and the majority and Court Streets to the western city I
Wednesday to meet his brother. By The captain going to lay It away for stockholder from its incorporationin limits. j
sleeping soundly the first intimationof the Sub-Tropical Exposition. S CORRECTS THESE THREE VAULTS 1906, and was sole owner of the
the train was the engine bell. Fred .t_ Make. Ihr rAdomen ...rf...dr. sal, ..helh.r w.n whh n. ..1.1...... business for several years prior to Of the remainder of State Road 23, ,,, ,
jumped up tried.urUOGlttihe doom 001'... .. < ".o. r.'iT.'rn.:; =.r.JIIJ basis wwdw 1 -.t:: : Ifni I rAw.'d.t: .'he. ... that date.,when it was a private bank-. provided for in this. year's ,budget, ,H. ",,'-,''F '
with the M.Oi punch*'finally got out,,' -Master Ctrl Knight'celebrated' hfs' .. ,.r rww.w Wly.w.wNW..r.l..w Ing concern.At bids on the project from Starke to 1
forgetting in the excitement his suspenders birthday last Thursday by giving his -TFoaI.M..--.-Haw...-appor/01-W Y..Mrw' Nwl'w. wd4 NM.w...........-h.h- a reorganization meeting of the Keystone Heights, were opened .f
and shoes. Mr. Barnes, fore- little friends party. More than a .p.-----. .. ........... ... -. .-. ,-.-,-.M.Mw. hI1..W. .. new stockholders, Mr. J.H. Ritch Wednesday, and bids for the balanceto
man of the Telegraph office, interviewed dozen couples of pretty little maids p MMA......,.... ...,........a..".-p4).-.... . .. .tors"N. M.p who has been cashier of the bank for be constructed this year-Keystone
,MII MN =::::..:' .1 A1.14h.; u:: elected president, to Florahome-will be called for during
him at the post office next and handsome little men thronged the '4 Mm.L.i..d MN ( b0.M.YN1 IN I.Lr/ many years, was I
morning and found him right side.up. Knight home and a most delightfultime .Ma.rr4.l.w.- II M wfNr and Mr. Sinclair L. Peek was elected the summer.-1929. I

was the result. Carl was a ."'"I L" a_ry1.i Or U: NWI....IU'_JTfOtt._ A..r M..tit..WI cashier. Directors are Col. W.T
-"The Stolen Will" tonight at the gallant little host and looked particu- Weeks, G.M. Inman, Miss Margaret (Editor' note: Old Road 28 if not ;
Institute building benefit town fire larly to the pleasure of his feminine Long, J.M. Mitchell and J.H. Ritch. Highway 100). I
bell. guests. -1929.

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t. Yellow Fever Scare + ; 2'; i } tr Did You Know?

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Had Starke on Edge 1 Hon. E.S. Matthews Is In the city t.0

day, meeting his many Lake Butter
friends. Mr. Matthews a candidal*
for state representative and it I*sato &
But Brought No Deaths say he will go in on the first
count-Lake: Butler Star, 1908. "

By Loretta Gasper story told years ago by nieces of Capt. I u
UF Student Journalist J.C. Richard colorful partner in Hotel 1 Cbangeshands ,. 'H:(
Starke's first store Civil War fighter, >bOn
The surge of yellow fever In nearby and political figure. According to this last Monday the hotel at Ham "*
Jacksonville brought shivers down family legend, during the height of ton passed back into the hands of A.A';:'
the spine of every Starke resident in the 1888 scare: Capt. Richard got Durden, who was for a number of
1888. word that his son. Robert, then express years Its manager. Mr. Durden is considered
Starke and the surrounding agent at Callahan, had been one of the best hotel men itt
countryside was known at the time for stricken with yellow fever. this section of the state and his friends
its healthful atmosphere. Just two Never one to let obstacles stand In I and patrons will be glad to see him
weeks before the first report of yellow the way of any course of action he back at the old stand 1908 iII
fever In Jacksonville, The Telegraph wished to take, Capt. Richard accor .
boasted in an article about the perfect ding to the story, hitched up his horse Sheriff Bags'Gator
sanitary conditions of the city, It and buggy, seized his trusty rifle, and
stated: "We are as free from malaria took off for Callahan. There he loaded Last Wednesday when Sheriff
and its delirious influences as any his son into the buggy and broughthim Langford was going to Raiford, he felta
locality in the South." back to Starke, despite the strict Ir a Jolt of his buggy and heard a curious
Reports of yellow fever throughoutthe quarantine then In effect. Robert sur I .,' blowing sound. Looking down, he saw
state caused doubts in the minds vived the attack and apparently was I / seven-foot alligator that had been
of many people about sanitary conditions the only yellow fever case in Starke r /r / lying deep in a rut, and which the
of this city Starke health of. that year rt. 1q buggy wheel had run over. Such
fivers soon found vast amounts of filth The rest of Florida was also hurt by '"l. customers, when caught on the public
in the city, and a large work force the epidemic, as well as Jacksonville.Mere tr road, are condemned to death forth
spent several weeks cleaning: 'up the rumors of the disease could &: vlw r. + Cf with, without benefit of trial, and the
town. make a ghost town out of the largest sheriff soon dispatched him with his
Starke declared a quarantine city. By late summer of 1888 more OLD NEWSPAPER DRAWING RECALLS MONTHS OF IttS,WHEN YELLOW FEVER SWEPT FLORIDA trusty gun.-isos.
against Jacksonville immediatelyafter than 4.656 cases had been reported in
hearing first reports of the the state. Many cities had set up New Block Building( j
epidemic. No refugees from there quarantines against the so-called them from Cuba because of govern McCormick supposedly had a Along with hysteria over the fever
were allowed in the city. As a result of "yellow jack." ment regulations, so they smuggled sweetheart in Plant City, which was came countless home remedies to J.B. Davis has bought from C.L.j'
these preventive measures and an The fever first appeared In 1887 in their furniture and stored it above a under quarantine. He nevertheless combat the disease. Some people Peek a lot on the southeast corner ,
effective city drainage system, only a Key West, according to Surgeon place called Baker's Restaurant. The managed to see the girl, and then believed if they Stayed indoors from Call and Court Streets on which he'will !
few cases of ordinary fever broke out General John B. Hamilton. It started Baker family later died of the fever stopped In Jacksonville to visit sunrise to sunset they could escape soon erect a handsome building1and
in Starke during the epidemic's peak. with a family named Bolios, who once and the epidemic got Its start. relatives. The yellow fever came with sickness. Many also believed In the move his Insurance office there.!
.' The City's closest (and only) brush owned a hotel in Havana and Dr. Hartlgan, a leading doctor who him.By '"concussion" theory that the firing of The structure will be 18x25 feet, one): :
did much this disease in August 9, there was a mass ex- heavy would stun the
with the disease came from an"imported" emigrated to the Keys. Their house- study on cannons yellow story, of concrete blocks manufactured -|
case. According to a hold items could not be shipped to Florida, concluded that the fever was odus of people from the city Since fever organisms and kill them. Piles by Messrs Peek &; 'I
caused by importation from Cuba. Jacksonville was dependent on of exploding gun powder did kill a few SonI908. j i
"Florida can be protected only by tourists for much of its income, the mosquitoes, but more windows were I.
establishing a vigorous system of non scare caused.bankruptcy for many shattered than any noticeable, Forgiving Keillor: I II
I II II communication with Cuba," he said. people. improvement. i f
Bits And Pieces Three things are needed to On September 19, 156 new cases Other home remedies consisted of Oliver J. Farmer, editor of the f
establish yellow fever, according to broke out in the city and 20 people an old seamen's cure requiring a Broqson Times-Democrat, is a candidate -
Hartigan: heat, humidity and filth. died of the fever. In all, 4,700 people in fever victim to take at least two solutions for treasurer of Levy County:
I.AKK: FRONTS IN DK.MA.M:: : complaints should see him. Here one "Cuba Is the breeding place of the the city were stricken with the containing mustard and water Although he has seemed lately to take?
day only. --190H.'! fever and under present conditions it disease and 427 died. Most cases also then go to bed and someone to a special delight in prodding the!
will remain he added. broke out after the mass exodus from bind the sole of each foot with
Kingsley Lake is growing steadily so, freshly editor of.The Telegraph, we w' him,
in popularity with Starke people as a AIKRRY: IIOl'SK PARTY The first case of fever in Tampawas the city was over and the populationwas caught mackerel. Many people.wore success.-1908. I
summer resort, and lots on the westside kept a secret until August 1888. arproxlmatelrl3ooo. About one this was a fool-proof cure. ,
of the lake are rapidly beingtaken Misses Lois Elizabeth and Annie- An Italian family of fruit dealers out caught the By Nov; 26, 1888 the temperaturesin ('lilMMifh'tl :
up. During the present week Brown Edwards, Louie Belle Brown, named Turk, introduced the disease fever, and of the number, ten percent Jacksonville fell to freezing and the
E.S. Matthews, ....A. Scott, and G..... and Emma Pearce, and Messrs. W.ll. into Tampa. The Board of Health died. epidemic finally was considered over FOR SALE: One .*cond hand nearly
Scott purchased lake fronts from Edwards M. Perry, Chas. Brooking, refused to allow them to bring fruit There were few places that a person Health workers then fumigated the new top buggy. N.B. Hull.-)907.
Comer .L. Peck und intend to build in and Roy Olt composed l a merry house from Havana to Key West but the from Jacksonville could seek refuge entire city to prevent a recurrence. I
time for occupuncy next summer. party entertained for a few days of Turks set up a smuggling line and without undergoing a 10 day quaran- Everyone here and the rest of New\; 100t8ol'c'lIl'lI. :
This makes nine Starke families who this week by Mrs. D.R. Edwards at made frequent visits to Key West at tine. A camp had been established at Florida breathed easier with arrivalof t
now have places adjoining/ one Anderson's cottage, Kingsley Lake. the height of the epidemic. Camp Perry by the government for winter. Starke had managed to A footway on both sides of the
another Mr. Matthews bought the lot -IU08.' ( From Tampa, the fever spread to people wanting to leave the city. avoid one of the worst epidemics In bridge across Alligator Creek, cost bounded north by I lev. C.B. llcdrii'k/ northward, reaching Jacksonville in All mail from the city had to be Florida's history. G.C. Livingston's, is a necessity.. Till!
and south by J.M. Truby, and the linoKF.liltYCnw: 1888. Authorities there at first denied fumigated, causing a 10 hour delay In Today, yellow fever Is virtually old one is destroyed, and those who
Messrs. Scott bought adjoining J Ir the disease was of epidemic propor- mail service. The entire state of unknown except a "jungle" type still have to cross the creek frequently and
Freeihun to the south --1908) Master Cyril Hiscoc had a tions until cases began springing up. Georgia also quarantined against reported in South America and anxious to have a new footway built
dangerous experience Wednesday all over the city. Florida. There was a shortage of food Africa. Vaccination and eradicationof before another advent of high water.
IttttlI'" )Itl'SFIRST'B.ll.E. : afternoon with a hooking cow. He was The fever in Jacksonville was introduced and consumer goods In every quaran- the carrier mosquito (aedes aegypti Those interested should not be back
playing/ the street with some other by J.D. McCormick, a Tam- tined city as a result of the fever. Con- ) have wiped it out in North ward about contributing something to
J.L. Gillyarcl. of the Water Oak section boys when the cow attacked him and pa businessman and according to a tributions poured in from many America;where no cases have been this end and D.W.Ianning! will
is probably the first Bradford tossed him over her head. He landedon story in the Toronto Globe, was the places across the country with New reported since 1942. Apparently receive and account for such contributions.
County farmer to get) a full bale of cotton the cow's back and fell to the result of a love affair. York sending more than $108,199. "Yellow Jack" has gone to stay 11/22/07
picked 1 out and ready for the Kin.l ground At this juncture Mrs. Moitt
Mr. Gillyard was: in town Thursday went to the lad's assistance and saved : HU __
l and informed The him from .
Telegraph reporterthat punishment.1908.H.tP'1ISTS ..,.... .. ..,.. _. ,
he had a bale of the fleecy staple <> ." V rN"waZ' 1
o ready' fur (lie gins uhen they/ start f...;1\MV SKATS. -.191)8.i !! The new seats for the Baptist
Church have arrived and are being installed LAND LAND
l IU'l'foS: ''U-Ul'C'I'U: ; this week ready for use Sun.
tS'I'11.U1IiltKIis: ; day. The church has been newly .
papered and painted inside,and when
Good; news to the strawberry the new seats and pulpit furnishingsare
growers: of> this section is contained in in place, this house of worship will
a late\ press dispatch front Washing/ !In- one of the coziest and most THE LAND WE ARE PROUD OF
.: ton stilting/ that the Interstate Commerce comfortable in this section. --I908.STARKK ilt
Commission has: decided the s s.r t
minimum car weight of strawberries TF.I.F.PIIOVK: : : st
shall he l reduced to 175 crates and that KM: '\NCF.IS: Soil si i
the New York rate on a minimum car
'. shall bei.HO) per crate. The minimum The largest business transactionthat ,
car has heretofore been 2M( > crates, has taken place in Starke for 1
and when the cars were not loaded to some time is that of the sale of the I
that full number the rate per crate Starke Telephone Exchange, hitherto ,
was $2.i6;'! : The concession is an important owned by J.L. Warren, to Messrs. .. '
one/ and will have the appreciation L.E. and Z.J. Roberts, of Lawtey. II I
t of (he growers of I the section.KKMKMKKRUIIF.N The sale was pending on an extension .:
"I\! )\. of the franchise for 20 years or .
longer, and at a meeting of the city
:: "': : : ? council Wednesday evening/ a new '$." .
franchise was drawn 2(1( rears, I I .' > ', :j"t
i, The County) Pauper! Fund list was to the satisfaction ofethe Mohsrs.Roberts. :Ib' '
monthly feature of The Telegraph) 70 "'T'" "t
>ears ago.:: The new owners, who will take over ,
\\'ood Mild) for;"ill cents a load in Won.VUMIIM the Exchange in a few days, will improve I."

the service wherever they can .. ..r.1 2'1'!' '
.CltC) ( SSI.l.: whichmeansmnrethmipnthing; else ',.-/1 '.
that the wires will he) pusii'rd' out into ,:;f' .
:M.iy .Hinder I ('0. a deliver you a the country. We welcome the newy, .
I 4"1C1'luild) of wood for! stove or grate' owners to our citienship.111.1: ,

I for r wits/ I I'hoiieVlI'MiK, ..- \ %% rTWAS .,

1)tlt"I'I"I I! t.mnDr. \<; Cl.issified
I Armstrong will make his: r
regular visit August HI at I the SWITCHES Pompadour and Puffs for ! Hotel. Anyone having: ioU at reasonable price All ; f ; j ,, '. .
any ale trouble, nervous: or chronic M. Darby's, Stark-.1907.. ,,:
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i 4 It h/ Starke. It's Progress, at first, like All Virgin Territory, was : ,/ '. \.

,i-I I -Jow| but surer Just 64 ,years after the birth of Starke, G. W. '

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ti/ r f Alderman, M. F. Brown, D. E.. Knight, A. Z. Adkins, E. M. -

I, ::1 ;lit Johns,. G. M. Inman, C. A. Knight and J. E. Futch established : ';

The Bradford Abstract Co. and through the years this company :i 'r;'; ,

has served the People of Bradford County furnishing Abstracts ,, ,

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As final blow to Yulee's dream, the transportation needed k 1..1
Cedar Key was devastated by hurri- in those bone and buggy days. The ,
cane and tire accompanied by a Udal train even served farmers. along) the T : : ,.,.
wave In 18M. These disasters struck line by warning them of the approachof .
simultaneously and wiped out a major damaging frost Radio and television .
part of the island city, which at news was lacking in those days "
one time was the largest on the West and growers depended on the train .. .
Coast And another severe storm two whistle to warn them when frost was \
years later destroyed most of Fernan- imminent. The accommodating: engineer (
dina's railroad installations, docks, would do this by blowing three \ I
stores, and houses as ocean waters long blasts of the train whistle every : Ip
lashed the Island After these mile or so, which could be heard as ,
.disasters, remnants of the Fernan- far away. Kingiley Lake. Farmers I'I'
dina Cedar Key line were bought by a would then get up in the dark and go -
snydlcate in 1900 and absorbed Into out to cover their strawberries and I ::1
the Seaboard Air Line Railway other perishable fruits and vege
system.But tables.
David yul..'. dream had Thus, in many ways the early
already! firmly! established Starts railroad encouraged Starke's growth
providing needed transportation for from a few scattered shanties to a K' I
its Umber and cotton: which had previously thriving young town made .up of 1
been hauled by ox team over homes and businesses built by newcomers ,
sandy trails to Middleburg for water who arrived here In the
transportation up the St.Johns River. expectation of prosperity made possi .. .
ble by railroad ..
transportation. By rr
The railroad soon became an Insti 1857 the once forlorn
tution, not only for its freight service grown sufficiently to warrant having y' ;
but also as a source of recreation for a post office,and Starke was definitely r h .
early residents frequently offering here to stay thanks to a young ." ; "" 4. I
"excursion rates" to nearby cities, dreamer named David Yulee. -"i ; r i
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The early railroads had their enemies but The Telegraph was not .
among them. In 1899 the Starke paper was commended By The Tampa i
Tribune for an editorial pointing out "..In graceful, yet convincing ... \
fashion the utter folly of a recent statement by an anti-railroad ." I
newspaper to the effect that the town of Starke had been "ruined" by the

railroads. Peggy Gone; but Not, ForgottenSeldom ,"''''

Said the Tribune: "The Starke editor fails to catch the point of the anti- ,
railroad editor. The Telegraph editor shows that before the coming of the '.
railroads Starke was barely entitled to a place on the map. It was pray has a railroad train been more celebrated in Bell, where phosphate mines had just been started. .
tically without business money, or prospects. song and story, myth and legend than the Atlantic,
SUwannee River Culf. built by local promoters In the For several years the road did a paying business haulIng -
"Look first on that picture and then on this." exclaims the Starke early 1890'1 primarily to spur development of land saw logs phosphate, naval stores, cross-ties, cotton'
editor-and he turns the calcium on the post-railroad era.After the lines around Sampson City which they confidently predicted and other produce to Starke for transfer on to the main
of steel rail linked it with the outside world Starke, like the storied ship- would outgrow Starke In a few years. line to Jacksonville. But later the phosphate mines splayed
starts she moves she seems to feel the thrill of life along her keel-and out, Sampson City never developed as expected
the editor points out that from 12 stares in 1877, Starke has leaped to the Their belief was based on the fact that the new S IY and the line was sold around 1900 to the Florida Central i ,
present number of 23, including drug stores and barrooms two railroads Georgia. Southern It Florida line was being built L & Peninsular, the company then operating the Atlantic I
two hotels,five white churches,one high school one carriage factory two through Sampson City and a third railroad, the G & G to Gulf line throw Starke. Later the FCP was merged r ;
blacksmith shops, two livery stables, several lodges, one military com was being talked of. What the Initials stood for is not into the and the A.S.R. & G. became ' band, four doctors five lawyers, an opera house railroad known.At the Wanee Branch of the Seaboard Air Line. i '
shops turpentine plant, and over 1,000 people.
any rate while the G.S.4F was under construc Due to the rise in truck transportation In the last 40
"These are facts as distinguished from foibles. The contention that lion Col. Comer L. Peek a far-sighted man and promotional years,and the decline of farming activities, the line has
railroads destroy towns is, in nine cases out of ten,a bit of wind-jamming leader in Starke persuaded Dr.J. L. Gaskins, an been discontinued west of Brooker. and the rail taken
pure and simple; without a leg of logic to stand upon,or an arm of precedent influential physician investor and politician, to in- up. Its freight service Is still in use between Starke and f
to defend Itself." fluence some northern capitalists for whom he waa Brooker but passenger service on the line was discontinued -
agent,to build a railroad from Starke to Alachua and on about 1955. !?
to the town of Wanee near the Suwannee River. T
u. a Took Its Name One story has it that the Wanee Branch line became
Dr. Gaskins was apparently successful and in its known as Peggy because at one time it had peg-legged
issue of March 1. 1900, The Telegraph reported that conductor, ana "he'too slow to catch Peggy." became '
work had started laying rail at the Starke end. The fromPegLegged standard description of anyone overly lazy.
Sampson swamp was drained and the road built
it. Where it crossed: the G.S.&F., Sampson City throw One of the early conductors was an avid sportsman
out and Ward City (now Brooker) came into being a little and always carried his two pointer dogs along on the ; .1
further along the line. Great plans were made for train. When he felt like it he would stop along the way .
growing rice in the drained iwamp lands around Sampson and go shooting birds while the other trainmen picked
Lake and a rice mill was built at Sampson City, as blackberries. Once when the conductor:( was mI,1CI: ,
well as a depot. A hotel and other Buildings were.ptwined. It. ,..iw'iIiConductorwa.ppilmentad.on getting Uw train; .l tQ SUrke onrJi IfI1t.Jt: } :;, _..
: time/
snorted, "On hell! This is yeslerda/s train. "

Timber lands along the line were acquired by the Now Peggy, as such, is no more But it will never be
Atlantic Lumber Co.. and the line was extended on to who ever rode it or waited on it'Stan !
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DidYouKnoW, ?

I.KTSIIAVK: BONDS! RIVALRY REARS Congratulations Toj3O0td1

With all her advantages there Is To all my friends and customers::
nothing that can keep Starke from I cordially invite you to the FRONT .. > _. ,
making a town of 5,000 inhabitants .door of my store, J.W. Hodges having tc The
during the next few years. .An issuance fenced in the rear entrance. Come, : Telegraph
of bonds (for electric and and you will receive the usual acorn- ,. .
water service) will hasten this happy modations at my hands, just the '; .
condition. By all means, let's have the same. U893), \. <, ,
bonds. (1893)). 01C\ "' Their
\ i .: ,'. On 100th Anniversary

96.\.1'1. ';" i'" 'J,. We Thanks The
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[insurance t S1"e 'I '. ,' :' ,

They Have Provided To The

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Mr. & Mrs. Stan Matins:Are Proud To

} Have Been A Part Of Bradford CountyFor

Dedicated To Serving

The Past 18 Years. We Would Like


Your Interest ', ,. r\ To Take This Opportunity To Say Thanks

Andy And Joe Jordon Are Ready '{ To Our Fine Customers .
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Years AgoKingsley-


Lake Bordered

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I, By Three Post Offices


i, Few people living around Kingsley N..I K k 1 Ir
Lake today know that it was thickly
settled by year-round residents a hundred -. r' rF ti 14gLEI'
years ago; bad three postoffices,
two churches, and a school. In 1886,
4 lour residents advertised the forming
I of a corporation to operate the j
,, Kingsley Lake Navigation Company, r t
and from 4 KING. LAKE +, '
hauling passengers freight POST OFFICE 1
Lake View, on the south side of the le t J
lake, to Kingsley, on the north side. al A
No further mention was made of this 1' '
enterprise, and it is presumed that il r ,
never got off the ground-or rather, ,
the k i 4,
never got on water. .lu Ir
At any rate, there are official ,, _
records of the three postoffices- iwrifa"lake
Kingsley, on the north side Ionia on.
the west, and Lake View on the south.
Kingsley, the largest of the set i ?2r;
tlements was listed in Volume 1 of the P j 1 r+ ,rt s .
Florida State Gazeteer 1886-87 as t, j I't I
having population of 200, first settl-
ed In 1879, and H.W. Strong was
postmaster. "Vegetables and oranges
are the principal shipments. Has Bap .
List and Methodist churches, public POST OFFICE +
school, steam saw mill, and one store.
Mails Tuesday, Thursday, and Satur
day Unimproved land sells at$10 per LAKE
acre, and improved at 25.
Business men, tradesmen, profes ..

.' J.C.sional Blanchard men and growers, and C.listed Hartnutt were:, Ionia is not listed In the directory, and maintain In all Its detail a steam of that name in the western part Itnproved places here, beside wild Mr. Beck, the mercantile man .:
carpenters, Wm. H. Heappard, and Lakeview listed as: "A new set. boat line on Lake Kingsley, from a of Clay County. The first settlementwas land about the lake. She keeps her reports doing a good business, and
justice of peace, notary public, and tlement and village recently started. point at or near Lake View to a pointat made In 1859 by Mr. Simeon property in good condition and repair, has high hopes of the future of the
real estate agent; M. Kelble justice Situated on the south side of Kingsley or near Kingsley,and between such Strickland, and one other gentleman.A Is a good financier, and conducts her place. At this place there is to be a ,
of peace; Rev. L.W, Kickliter, pastor Lake, 18 miles west of Green Cove points as it may be to our best Interest postoffice was established in 1880, business on businesslike principles.Mr. camp meeting held this winter and a
Baptist Church; Wm C. Ladd, saw Springs, the county seat, and 3'/a and the Interest of the public." Mr. H.W. Strong being the present Sassee, a gentleman of large big time expected. Lake View is on
mill and notary public; M.W. Ord- miles east of Starke, the nearest postmaster. Kingsley is a place means lately from Wisconsin, haslocates high, dry, and rolling land, well drain-
way, carpenter, R. Puddy, land railroad station. Has no post office as Perhaps the freezes a few years highly recommended for invalids" here and is preparing to erect ed. Well located, the lake Is its natural
agent, A. Smith, carpenter; H.W. yet, or any business pursuit." The later, which destroyed the flourishing The beauty and activity of Kingsley himself a large residence on his improved ,attraction. Lots which were sold at$5
Strong, postmaster and general mer distance from Starke, which would orange business and caused many Lake 92 years ago is described in the land and among his orange on the start are now selling at three
chandise; Rev. N. Webster, pastor actually be about six miles, was obviously groves to be abandoned Including the following dispatch,signed "Trtx"\ and trees. times the price, with no improve- .
Methodist Church; A. Strickland, underestimated.In fine Sundell Grove on the south side of published In the Aug. 6, 1887 issue of Mr. Fred Smith has a beautiful ments at all
banana grower; A.P. Huggens, M.W. the lake, caused the steamboat line to The Telegraph: place located on the bank of the lake. The Western R.R. of Florida Is
Ordway, J,F. Prevatt, R. Puddy, a public notice In the April 10, fold before It even started. He was one of the few strawberry nearly 'complete to this place. The .
A visit to this beautiful sheet of growers who had a profit side of the Company has spent over three thou-
L.W. Kickliter, J. Osborn Silcox, 1886 Issue of The Telegraph C.L. Another directory of the time,
J.C. Webb, orange growers; A.Smith, Russell, T.R. Brown, R. Puddy, and "Webb's Florida," published in 1885, water and the surrounding country is account. The little grove belonging to sand dollars in improvements since it
pineapple grower; A.P. Hughes J.F. Wm. C. Ladd advertised the formation described Kingsley as .a small set- a treat that can be appreciated by Mr. A. P. Hudgins Is a real gem, and started. It has a bright future. Near
Prevatt L.W. Kickliter. J. Silcox and of the Kingsley Lake Navigation tlement numbering about 200 souls, anyone who Is not totally dead to the would be a rare bargain for some man here is located the famous Sundell
A. Strickland, vegetable and truck Company with "intention to operate located on the banks of a beautiful beauties of nature. On the north shoreis of means to secure a lake front, as orange grove, consisting of 12 acres
the flourishing little settlement of Mr. H. is obliged to be away and can all with budded orange trees. It is.
growers. Kingsley. Here we find postoffice, not well take care of it. owned by Mr. Chas. J. Sundell, of :
saw mill, store, church, hotel and 12. There are a number of other groves Chicago, and is in charge of Mr Geo. :
dwellings. Mr. W.C. Ladd is the post here belonging to northern men and Hornsby, of the lake.
t zezs&zz&z&z&z&z: MEMORABILIA tz&z&zzzz&zz master, merchant and saw mill pro- those who are so unfortunate as to be Mr. C. Northup and son, Wiliard,
prietor. He also owns a great deal of away spending the summer in the each ha ve a nice place next that are in
I land about this lake, both improvedand North. Among them we may name good condition and looking well.
: \\I.JoSTISr-mr-'T ban farmers, believes in confining his land that had already'yielded since unimproved. The saw mill is run- Mr. W.H. Heafford, Dr. John Tear, From this point back to Kingsley, the
r efforts to a small acreage and gettingout last spring a crop of corn, melons, ning on full time and things look Messrs. McLaughin, Templeton, and place of beginning, there is a succession -
Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Futch decidedto of the land the best there is in It. beans, and other food products. booming and bright for this little others. It will be but a short time ere of groves belonging to the following
spend Valentine's Day in the quiet! During the past season he planted "Garden of Eden.' this will be one of the best orange named gentlemen: Geo. Hornsby,
of their own home, but they were not only three and three-quarters acres to Florida farming cannot be equaled Mr. Puddy and his excellent lady most beautiful spots in Florida. J.P. Hicks, DJ.: Silcox. I.C. Webb,
overlooked in the matter of gifts, for cotton, but he sold 4,069 pounds of the anywhere in the universe1908. have a very handsome place and Farther around the lake we come to A.M. Blanchard,J.C. Blachard W.W.
\ the eagle eye of St. Valentine searched fleecy staple, or an average of 1,085 orange grove directly on the shore. the residence of Mr. John White. He Carpenter, F.G. Carpenter, Mrs. E.
them out and they were the happy pounds to the acre. This is a well cared for and attended was so unfortunate as to lose his home Howe, Mrs Burton, Joe Prevatt, Abe
recipients of a beautiful gift in the His cotton was thoroughly culti- place, where one can see all tropicaland by fire a short time since,and has just Strickland and others that escape the
t form of a lovely little baby boy. vated and carefully picked, and he got semi-tropical fruits growing pro- now completed his new two story one, memory at present. These places are
,. weighing 8 Law tej'popular school teachers and just now supplying the local market people is so great that friends and Farther still and almost' on the south condition,.. : .
congratulations: are pouring In upon with garden truck. His turnips are even strangers who go to Kingsley aide'Is thenourishing' new town of This section is not much advertisednor
this happy couple-1919.r !). especially fine this season. In a lot Lake are sure to take advantage of it, Lake View. It has been but little overa known abroad simply because it
brought in by him Wednesday there and spend at least portion of their year since the first stroke of work is not in Bradford County and the Clay
was one that weighed six pounds and time under their care. Here also is the was done at this place, and now there County folks do not care for them,
II'\PP\'IIOGSI! another seven pounds.. place where most of the strangers and are 15 good decent houses, not shan when they particularly want any-
V.E. Sapp, of New River, is another others go in the water, from Mr. Pud- ties or shells, because there are any thing. There is now a school of
The following recipe is a valuable farmer who knows how to produce dy's pier and bath house. number of them beside a general considerable size in a flourishing
one to any person who owns hogs It is something to eat at home. Half a -s "'""" Mrs H.W. Strong has a beautiful store, a post office, saw mill, and the; condition, taught by Miss Annan, a
the Padgett Hog Cholera cure and dozen turnips brought to town by him TUB vwz'rAIiU residence directly opposite, and a company's office, where the gentle- cultured lady, from old Middleburg.With .
prevention. and is kindly furnished by Wednesday weight 27 pounds, or an well cared for ground surrounding it. manly Mr. T.R. Brown, with his this we will bid aJieu to
Mr PM Padgett, who has tested it average of 4'a pounds each. These BALSAMIC LINIMENT Mrs. Strong also owns several other private secretary, Mr. Sales, preside. Kingsley for the present.
thoroughly ()ne pe<'k ot,corn one-half turnips were planted October 1st on -Trlx
gallon of syrup. "> gallons\ of water .. ,
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.1 r Stir well and let stand for alxnil three
weeks or until it ferments then pour
it in a (rough for the hogs -.III:1.! :I

:\ : : l'ltslI.\1It,: We Were Meeting i The Building Needs

James Jones, of Tampa l. a !former
resident of Starke. is spI'mhnhis/

has vacation been at suliering Kingslcv hoin.Like a I severe Mr Jones attack Of Bradford

of bronchitis and his physicians County In 1 1947. ;
advised him to get into the open air. -
I He unIt Jake Johns are camping on
the north side of the lake

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JS Alvi'irassumed chargeof ,. -. I -. Just As We Are Today .In 19,79. ..

the local post ollue 1 lucsda.v morning .
July 1st Mr :\.B I Hull the retiring :
postmaster had all the accountsin '
such good (order I that the I transfer of ,
them and the property to the new
incumbent was an easy matter At. ,

: .
Mr. Alvarez has secured two good( .. "
assistants. F,P. Shaffer is one. He '
was postmaster at Madison during '
: Starke
Grover Cleveland first term: has wt d.
been in Starke for sevl'ral'ears andis .
well known and liked by our IV*!. ,

citizens. .
** 5f"
Miss Helen Kemoehl is again an **; Builder's

assistant in the office, after an
absence of about a year, during which:
lime she had made Jacksonville her
home. Our citizens are glad over herresumption .
of her former duties for ...
she is accurate and quick in her work, I"
and always courteous.
+ 219 E Washington St.
Mr Hull the retiring postmaster t
r 1 had the office for manv years, and his ./ .
f I father, L.C. (Hull had it before him. xty 'tv "I"c 96405270
He made a very competent postmaster ? : 1 '.
,* and If there had been no '* .
; change in national administration he I
..... ., '
.. > would have been good for another l ,0 "
i term. -191:1.I : s
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:I It.\\DMIMKniSINKSSIIMKKf : : : l $

Carl ;Johns -
f The Perry Dover block. hitherto l.'
; known as the armory building. Is now "
almost completed, Contractor \ / Owner "

,I" Quigley the has ground made floor a good from Job a of livery converting ", r.}'P t w ",.,,,, I'" .' ,. '. ,..........;"."' ,,.. .,t""i"

:,. stable into two handsome store locai .,1".y; ,
; j i lions. The floors are concrete the "l.fH.ft; ..JA..frJ ,/;\. ':j\. (:: !7J'l11' ,.!,L' f' 1.f'
I )0; wall plastered and the ceilings are \;"},\I",","" I'\'ijlt:. ', .t.-. .. j \' .J..! 'W '.
, ornamental plate The finest of all are ; "" ,;. .
, 8 the immense plate glass windows, I "' .' .
k d which take up nearly the whole frontage .. r .i'}."-, \ ; ;' 4 .
. j and afford unlimited space for

I r. t.I !1 display of FINERESfLTS goods. We Have A Complete Lint Of Building! Materials And Hardware Supplies!

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''ir FROM: FLOKIfM AIUIISGI' .... i i ,
I A.II. Green one of Starke's subur-

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FLORIDA Section Four !,,
Jl'l.Y' :M. I'TIt '

I County Seat Battle Raked: 46 Years !

......, 1 1I
all started back in December 1874 when 316 registered

voters petitioned the County Commission for a change location I

of the county seat- or "county site," as it was called in those


December 1861, the area now comprising: Bradford and

Union Counties had been part of New River County. In a move to \-,

honor Capt. Richard Bradford, first Florida officer killed in the .t\.t-\. ;

Civil War, the State Legislature then changed the name of New -

River County to Bradford County, leaving LakejButler the county : jq. "' .... .

seat, as it had been up to that time.

Starke had experienced substantial canvass were few from one small
growth following contsruction of the precinct, No. 7 (Crossroads), as the IJ
first Atlantlc-to-Gulf railroad through Hampton precinct was known at that
here in the years just prior to the Civil time. In desperation, the board proceeded
War. With its growing importance to canvass the returns from
a railroad town. Starke began to cast Crossroads and found all 46 votes for
envious eyes on the courthouse at Starke. On the basis of this one small : .. ...
Lake Butler, realizing what boon in precinct, the board declared Starke .. .. -. J.
business, as well as prestige, it wouldbe the winner and ordered the county I
to a young town.Determining site moved east across New River. A : .
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that the required room (location unknown) was rented -,-- ..
number of registered voters had signed from G.W. Baisden for use as county -
the 1874 petition, the County Com offices "until further arrangementscan
mission granted the request nad be made." .
ordered a special election to be held During this hectic period the court- ---
Jan. 18,1S7S. house at Lake Butler mysteriously -
The election was held, but when the burned, destroying all county.
the Commission met January 23 to records.
canvass the vote it was found that The decision by the board ewerding
some precincts had not delivered Starke the election, was soon c
their returns to Clerk Benjamin E. challenged by Lake Butler partisans, d II i
Tucker "In the manner prescribed by and a recanvass of the vote was
law." The board adjourned to meet ordered for Jan. 21, 1876. But results .
., -
the following Monday. were the same-the board found 46 -
votes for Starke, and that was that. ', _
Starke had no newspaper at .the It was further ordered that Thomas ,' < : ; .,
time, and if Lake Butler had one, no ,, "
Starke merchant "be rf :
around tell the Hemingway a ,
copies are still to tale. : :
allowed $4 month rent for
per aa a :
But old County Commission minutes, : : .
be used of
to for the Clerk the
room .
"> ,
written by hand and hard to decipher, .
Court for the 4th Judicial Circuit.This "
'r' ,
have survived the years and tell the building, much remodelled the .-. :!:. : .. .... .., .
over .
'q"n .
story of strange proceedings* follow years, still stands at the northeast .t. .. .." ';." i. .t.i M q ,ia .y ri*' "ruan ,'
ing the election of 1875. Intersection of Call and Walnut Space In the old Tom Hemingway building, northeast corner of Call and Judicial Circuit after the first county seat election In 117$.
Upon reconvening the following Streets. Walnut Streets,was rented for$4 a month as office for Clerk of the Fourth
Monday, Questions and points of
t tome
Lake Butler forces apparently obtained -
law were raised for which no one present -
had the answer. Apparently a restraining order against Duval County, where the 4th Judicial guard for a month. Thomas Registerwas
stalemated, the chairman and the having a new courthouse built in Circuit: was located. However, It la awarded the Job at $1 per night
t clerk were appointed to petition the Starke, for in May, 1878 the acting presumed that testimony before the Meeting to canvass the vote on May
Judge of the Fourth Judicial Circuit chairman of the County Commission examiner consisted of depositions 11, 1885, the board found that Lake '
for legal opinion. was ordered to petition the judge of given by precinct officials serving at BuUer had won the right to keep the q.
the Circuit have the in- the 1875 election. courthouse
Called meetings were subsequently by a majority of 19
held on February 8 and 9. and no junction restraining said Board of On the basis of this testimony Judge votes-448. to Starke's 629. +>
report having been receivedfom the County Commissioners from erecting Archibald ordered, adjudged, and There followed a two year Intervalof iW
judge, it was decided to proceed with county buildings *c. removed.1CitJzelUf decreed: 1. That there bad been no relative quiet on.the courthouse

.. 'C.Dva&II1II8.aU.! returns feaaivsdlathe .? from the.western NfL.of w".r:1ectIo"Janie{ uJd. oation of....e ,! t..before. Joseph Wjuttepapmme -, ,
manner prescribed by law" the county, ,..feeling aggrieved at ford on tm'fOJi the .red with bc td', July 4. 1887 ""
the action of said canvassing board the county site; and 2t. that the canvass Na petition"praying for a
But the worst was yet to come. carried the matter before Judge RB. as made by the canvassing change' of county site.

When the board met for Its fifth session Archibald, of the 4th Judicial Circuit board was illegal and therefore set. As might be expected,"a number of
on February 10 It found that some upon bill of complaint !in February aside.A bystanders st the meeting iteeelecction
returns "had been abstracted" from 1877. re-canvassing session was held on the grounds that a county
the court room since the last meeting. The judge appointed Clerk B.E. Feb. 4, 1878 when the board, based on had just been held In 1885, with Lake
Not only that, the minutes of the Tucker as special examiner to take testimony taken by the special examiner BuUer declared the winner and that
previous called session had also been testimony In the matter on August 13, found that total of 787 votes no part of this election bad been
spirited by parties unknown.By 14, IS, 1877. These proceedings are not had actually been cast in the 1875 declared void or set aside". _
away available! since the Jacksonville fire elecUon, with 398 In favor of Lake Starke Attorney Thos E. Bugg --- 1
that time, the only.ballots left to of 1901 destroyed all court records ofT Butler, and 389 for Starke. "Lake counsel for the petitioners, argued
Butler having received majority of that the board bad a legal duty to take
.t nine votes at said election, we there- action on the petition, and cited court The
Hemingway building, much remodelled and restored Is IUD In I
fore declare Lake Butler elected the cases In Sumter and Baker Countiesto today at the same old stand. use
County site of said county at said election support his claim that the electionof
,'! the order read. 1885 was illegal and therefore not
court action which made'It uncertain pie! that responded
Back went the county offices to binding. : they so promptly
Lake Butler after a three- .hard- L.E. Rhodes, attorney for the Commission whether an election would be held or to i appeals made by their Starke
fought court battle. year held that the board could not not, and there was little of the Invective friends,and the Starke party certainly -
t/ ..a1WoaQtD order another election since the one and "dirty tricks" that featured has great reason to feel kindly
And there the matter rested until In 1885 had not been set aside by any most courthouse campaigns. When toward its colored friends who came
March 2, 1885 when a petition seeking court of competent jurisdiction.With votes were canvassed after the to Its rescue swiftly," wrote editor
another county site election once "night coming on" the board August 17 election, Starke was Webb.
more came before the board. After adjourned until, the following day declared the winner with 590 votes, a
first postponing action In the matter when it accepted the petition, found It majority of 16 over Lake Butler's 557 The Commission ordered that county -
the board met again on March 11 and complied with law, and ordered and Lawtey's 17. It is said that offices be moved to Starke, and at
proceeded to check on the peti another election for August 17 1887. Lawtey was Injected into the race by arrangements
tion. Finding It "regularul and In M.L. McKInney,a Lake Butler supporter Lake Butler interests In an attempt to
conformity with the statute," an election sought an Injunction restrain pull votes from Starke.In Hall for this purpose. This two-story
was ordered for May 5, 1885. ing the board from any further action reporting the election results, frame structure, standing on the site
Taking no .chances this time, and in the county site matter. Judge The Telegraph, then edited by the of the present old city hall at the corner
remembering the fire that destroyed Baker heard the arguments In publisher I."'. Webb, commended the of Thompson and Jefferson
the courthouse in Lake BuUer after Jacksonville and handed down order role played by"the colored people" in Streets, was owned by the Improved

( (oQ!J WJwuwwJe(! (! the election of 1875, the board orderedthe .denying the Injunction. Starke's victory."It Order of Red Men' a secret society
courthouse be protected bye night The campaign was short, due to theJ Is creditable to the colored peo- (see page J)

County Bears Proud' J\ Name' of Captain Richard Bradford l

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Bradford County was born of the telegram said they would stop over a First ; should respond. Richard Bradford Madison Female Seminary, with a'
Civil War and bears the proud name few hours in Madison and the casket :: Florida OfficerKilledI stepped forward and affixed his nameto beautiful flag of the Confederate,
of the first Florida commissioned officer would De In state In the courthouse r.I the paper. One hundred men signed States. The address of Miss Partridge

to fall in action there, that Madison might do him The !'. 1. and formed company (which would accompanying the presentation
honor Then they will come on and be Civil War'rV4 ; j. become Roll Company F, 1st Florida of tie flag, was at once elegant,
Capt. Richard: G. Bradford III was will be. buried in God's Acre at Pine "j "> Infantry). They elected Richard chaste, and appropriate.
killed In the Battle of Santa Rosa HID ..r( i ." Bradford captain though be was the
Island on October t, 18411. Had it not Pine Hill was one of plantations I. 'i youngest man there." "The ceremonies: of the flag being
been for that event Bradford might established by four Bradford .t) : over, the volunteers marched to the
still be known as New River County, brothers, one of whom was Richard's ." railroad depot escorted by the
the name it bad borne since: 1858. father when they left SweetBrtar .j"'. :\ 1 :.I Cavalry and Rifle companies and
Creek in Halifax County North ", r Departure of Volunteer followed by hundreds of ladles and
On December 6, 1881 the Florida Carouna and came to Lean County gentlemen on foot, on horseback and .
Legislature changed the name of New during the 1830', ;. .r ,". .The Southern Messenger,"' a in carriages. The number of persons .
River County to Bradford In honor of Y !' Madison newspaper of that time,. was estimated at 1,500 at
the courageous young man who, at The Bradford heritage in America ( \ reported in Itj issue of April 3. 1861: present.
the age of23, was mortally wounded ,dates back: to 1630. the brothers being n: \ (,1Itt..I', '
in the Battle of Santa Rosa Island descendants of William Bradford, a ..., "Never on any occasion was there "On arriving at the depot and
while leading his troops in an attemptto Pilgrim who came to America on the ,.... such a throng of people, or such a meeting there had just
win back Fort Pickers from Mayflower and later became the first ';, 4T -"''' ''.''.: ".", scene of excitement as was presentedIn arrived on the train (ha East;
Federal occupation. .: 11\,. <1'1'\01 our usually quiet town yesterday,
governor of Plymouth Mass. The shouts from the multitude net the air
>.:t : : upon the departure of Capt Bradford's -
Bradford name is'stui prominent in .. for miles.Capt. py al's company: fired
"Through In' her book Some on the Eventful Civil War Years era," the Tallahassee vicinity and _, ", .1:.r, of volunteers foe a parting salute of several round*
Brsdfordville. the site of the early
Susan Bradford thus describes :; ",".
Eppes plantations, still lies north of Tallahassee !
the heartbreak that came to the 'I. r r rim-, "The hour of their departure was "When the troops started taking
Bradfordvllle community north of fixed at six o'clock in the afternoonand leave of their relative and Mends,
Tallahassee when the tad news arrived Richard Bradford was apparently v ii' Y 6" It by two o'clock: : their friends and many affecting scenes occurred:
from Fort Pickens: "War has living in Madison at the time of the '. : :-.relations began pouring in from tt.. which ws will riot attempt to describe.
come to the Bradford neighborhood! outbreak of the war and was a : M t country: on loot on horseback:,ana m Mothers clung to the last moment to I
Last night October StST Captain member of the Madison rifle com q h : carriages to hake the hands of the their tha white;* I
RicaardH. Bradford shot in the Io her book Mrs. Epos writes: sweweptwus
was pany. brave boys bound for Pensacouu"Shortly parted with :
breast and Instantly killed, while ''When the call for volunteers was 'brothers, jtnd we saw the trembling
leading his men in an attack on Santa made In the courthouse In Madison. .w"t lips and tearful eyes of many; young
Rosa Island. He was everybody'sdarling. ,Judge Vanes gave a stirring andpatriotic'SPeCICh # before the hour hh coin. ladtos as !they shook the sturdy hands .
.We were so proud of him too: : He gloryt lure Capt Bradford paraded of their sweethearts, and saw them
u Father went to bear the sad news to grtmness of had well as its ., '' pony volunteers tender the grove of disappear! within the box can which
Uncle Richard and Aunt Nancy; and When be finished he stood oaks on the north aide oT the public were to bear them way. "
Cousin Edward Bradford,his brother beside the table,when a blank shed .{! "4 ," ,. \ \,/squarer"and wu then presented by, "J '. .
Is bringing his body home. The .w.lted.the signatures of those whof! CAPT. RICHARD BRADFORD the sixty..1.IadJes, pupils of the vtiN'pege2i

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IB not a man who will turn tober t,1861,during the Battle of San JIl1 d y .
Us back upon an enemy under any w ta Rosa Island.The battle was foughtin ; d.i
ci/cumstances-who: will not in the an attempt to capture Fort Ptekens I 4 .
which protected Pensacota Harbor. :
hour of conflict, rally as one man
around that beautiful nag of circular Bradford was the first Confederate
stars and parallel ban presented to fleer from Florida to-die in the War ,Id's
them by the young ladies of Madison.On Between the States. In hi*honor the .
Legislature voted to change the nameof
New River to Bradford 1
a stretch of lonely road,againstthe
sand dunes of Santa Rosa Island, -.J County. Gov. John Milton signed the
stands a historical marker with this "In this vicinity Captain Richard G law December I, 111451.
message for those who stop and read: Bradford of Madison was killed on Oc "Their Captain Is a noble fellow- t 4
kind, discreet, courageous, worthy to i. .
be the commander or such a body of
men. A nobler band of youths never
graced the armies of Rome or Athensor 4
IlVm0U Oq 9Q L V0U? Carthage In their days of highest I
renown and if our foes beyond the
In his official report of the Battle of Santa Rosa Island on Mason-Dixon line persist In forcing a
., October Col. war upon us,our army will contain no I'I'H I'YbASI I;
1861, J. Patton Anderson, commanding officer company more efficient than this one
wrote: to render service to their country. +
And when the report of the first gun d
reaches their fired
ears their
"First on the list (of losses) stands the name of Capt. comrades by the Federals upon at Fort ri t
Richard Bradford 1st Regiment, Florida Volunteers. He Pickens, or wherever else the for S.. a e
fell at the head of his company in the first engagementwith tunes of war may lead them they will 1 M
fly to their rescue like the locusts of
the enemy. Egypt.

"Captain Bradford brave The company was mustered In at
was just generous, and
Camp Magnolia near Green Cove
enlightened, and his native State, upon whose soil he fell, Springs,on March 28,1861 and left for -
and whose cause has been consecrated with his blood, will Pensacola where they would take This Historical Marker stands In front of old Bradford County Courthouse. i
long delight to honor the memory of a son whose short part In the first major offensive ac ,
tion of Confederate forces in Florida.
career has shed lustre upon her arms and whose fate she Federal troops already held Fort Pickens.After surprising and drivingoff He was buried on October 12 In the man whose blood was the first
laments as a public calamity." Pickens on Santa Rosa Island, at the the encamped 6th New York "God's Acre" the Bradford family shed during the war on Florida soil.
mouth of the harbor,and Confederate Volunteers one mile from the fort the graveyard at Pine' Hill Plantation.
Confederates continued westward
Two months later the Florida Legislature approved "An commanders were determined to win but were ,repulsed by Federalreinforcements Two months later the Legislature
back control of the best natural har from Pickens. The Governor John Milton delivered the enacted a bill changing the name of
Act to change the name of New River County in this Stateto bor on the Gulf Coast. Confederate loss was 18 killed, 39 eulogy on his spotless record In New River County,created from part
that of Bradford in honor of the late Captain Richard wounded,and 30 taken prisoner. civilian and military life. When services of Columbia In 1958, as Florida's
On October e, some 1,000 Con- at the grave were over, a thirty-sixth county. The name
Bradford, who fell at the Battle of Santa Rosa on the Ninth
federate troops landed by ship on San- Captain Richard Bradford was one military company came forward and became Bradford,in honor of a brave.
of October last. ta Rosa Island four miles east of of the dead. fired three volleys across: the grave of ,and gallant man.


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with I membership of prominent member mar advocate Starke as the
buslines and professional men of the county Bite.
town at that time. The story was told that a Starke MAGNCiIIA d Y p'r
Eleven peaceful -years elapsed paper reporting on a family moving HOTEL rI
bei've th+ next county site petition from Starke to Lake Butler, said the
came to the Commission on June 7, little girl of the family In her prayersone $TARKI ARMc t
1898.' The board found It contained the night said "Goodby. God-we're RDMIN'S HA1I T j f$
necessary names of one-third of the moving to Lake Butler' fr" xA" .. I HA 1e
county'qualified voters,and orderedan In the next Issue of the Bulletin the uar1ri+r'rFlVw'm ; I
election for August 30, 1898, in editor wrote that the Starke papers
spite of another petition from 101 were wronga.aln. as usual. What the +CNArD a Pq 4
signers. asking that their names be little girl actually said according to -
stricken from the petition. Hartig, was: "Good. By God. we're : : I
This time, the fat was In the Ore. If moving to Lake Butler! 1
the election of 1887 had been quiet and Mammoth basket picnics were held : I 1
uneventful, the one of '98 WAS Just the where "...the mighty elements of ) I aj j IiI r rI
opposite.The Telegraph by then had a Starke and Lake Butler clashed In : I I
new and vigorous young editor In the thunderous uproar and darted blue t I
person of Eugene S. Matthews and forked streaks at each other, causing I
the Lake Butler Bulletin was edited havoc and consternation amongst the 6" I
by a school professor, T.B. Hardig. audience and leaving the field strewn !t :_posy o!
Both wielded powerful pens in their with the wavering and convicted"Senator
efforts to sway readers In favor of J.B. Crews, a Lake Butler
their respective towns for the county sympathizer, was roundly attackedby
seat. A third participant.. Fenton the Star k. papers for saying In a w.
Prewitt,editor of a new Starke paper, speech at Lawtey that the courthousein COMME.CIA N TEt \ -rp
"The Florida Advocate," held moreor Starke was so rotten that insurance I
less aloof from the bitter in-tight had cancelled their "J"r vytY' -
Ing while throwing in an occasional polices and the building"is now unin- s a1
comment such as: "War has been sured." .', Ii1Nru4xv House s1TI' $ ,,
declared between the Lake Butler But the fact said The Advocate, Is T s
Bulletin and the Starke Telegraphover that "...when a contest or litigation MII
the courthouse election In Brad- comes up concerning any propertythat
ford County, which bids fair to shake is Insured it is the rule with In- I 1
the foundations from the ramparts of surance companies to cancel policies .. .,x.."

Swift's Creek to" the battlements of they may be carrying on such property The second building used as courthouse after election of taxi was the remodelled Into a building thai served for years as Starke's city ball and
Sampson River. ,no matter how sound or valuable. Red Men's Hall two-slory frame building with steeple,on Thompson St. Is still standing today on corner by new city hall. I
the most of his The cancelled becauseof
Hartig, making policies were (See birds)' view above)I. The ball with its second story removed, was
teacher vocabulary lambasted both the "moral hazard" and for no
Starke papers In every manner that other reason,the paper said. Evidently attempt to have arrested at the ballot box. Lake Butler supporters gress for both. The Starke side both, and their names were strickenbut -
his intellectual capabilities would the insurance company a lot of voters on pretense of Illegal took a new tack In 1911. An at- wanted to float a bond issue for new Lake Butler finally managed to
permit, claiming that neither of the remembered the fire in Lake Butlerin registration perjury, or tempt was made then to have a bill roads but feared defeat at the handsof get the required number.
Starke editors could compose a two- 1875. anything that may be Imagined. We passed by the Legislature providing Lake Butler and other Improvements Committees from both sides of the
line personal item without an error in Crews was also denounced for know, too of the proposed attempt to for division of the county at New on both sides of the river river met at the city hall in Starke on
It. He denounced the County Commis- stating that the jail In Starke, so buy votes on election day. and other River with Lake Butler the county were likewise doomed. May 2, 1921. to work out terms of the
sion as a "rotten gang" and Starke as poor and rotten that any prisoner can wild schemes to be attempted in certain seat of the western half. Finally west Bradford interests legislation dividing the county at New
a "rotten hole" and all county officers get out in a short time simply by usinga places." The movement failed when the were successful in River. Attorneys Joe Hill Williams of
as "dishonest birds of prey shoe string or buckle, or some such No wonder that voters on both sides legislative delegation refused to introduce D.E. Knight and RepresentativesE.M. Lake Butler, and J.E. Futch. of
eating the public carcass and suckingthe article." Crews should be ashamed, of the river were worked Into a fever the bill without a referendum Johns and C.H. Register to In- Starke were asked to draft the bill.
teat of the public cow." the paper said, since, being a County pitch of excitement by the time election Clause. Fearing they would be outvoted troduce a bill dividing the county if The Act was passed by both houses*
The Starke editors claimed that Commissioner he well knew that the day arrived on August 30, 1898. If the issue went to the people, they obtained a petition signed by a of the Legislature,and signed by Gov.
"...even ministers of the gospel who county had just spent $2,000 on new It was a fine day' and a Lake Butler advocates refused to majority of electors east of New Hardee in May, 1921. The new::
dare to differ with the Butler side,are steel cells for the Jail. "remarkably orderly election," according compromise and the bill was never introduced River. county,born of disunity was ironical:
ruthlessly attacked and slandered. Furthermore, the paper said, "We to The Advocate reporter. The petitions were circulated, and Iy given the name of Union. It and!
Churches are ridiculed because, a know all about plans of the Butler "No one was seen on the streets intox- Another ten years passed, and con- Starke leaders drew up counter- Bradford are now the smallest course
icated and everyone seemed to be in tinued rivalry between the two fac- petitions, opposing the split. Some ties in area In the State but, at least,:
a good}humor."The turnout hit a new tions of the county stalemated pro- electors anxious to please signed the 46 year war was ended, .
,1I record for courthouse elections-and .
Starke was the winner polling 1,255 to -
Lake Butler's 1,015-the widest

margin of victory yet. Would You A Used
And joy was unconfined In Starke. Buy
According to an account in The Advocate
"anvils popped, bells rang

and fireworks"the till long was after ablaze midnight.with Car From Any One Of

Never had Starke seen such a
celebration.And .
well it might celebrate for the
election outcome meant that a new These Well-Known
brick courthouse would be built In
Starke and be anchored there for al
least the next 20 years.In .
'Bank !?
accordance with the agreement, Specialists
the County Commission met Nov 19,
,,1901 to consider a suitable location for I gt III II
,the proposed building. The board acjbwcepted I
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a proposition > I I''
*-J.G. (Gid) Alvarez.Starke merchant

r, for the county to pay $300 on Iota
y known as the Day lots and the lots of
W.W. Sapp situated W. Call Street a 4 I
and the citizens of Starke would pay
the balance due and have a perfect title -
made and presented to the county.At .
.I its meeting on Nov. 5. 1901 the
board awarded a contract to Smith It
Gov. Cary Hardee signed the legislative act In 121 dividing Bradford Blackburn on Montgomery, Ala. to AIr
County and creating Union County from all the area west of New River build the two-story structure for
I Witnessing the signing were (from left) Rep. later senator) Markley 12500. It was completed in 1902.
Johns of Bradford; Rep. C.H. Register of Union; Rep. L.D. Edge and But the county seat issue was not '
Rep. T.G. Futch, both of Lake County; and (far right) Sen. D.E. Knight, yet laid to rest. After losing the fight .
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The uncalled "dirty tricks" of The convention! system was so
politics did not start with Watergate fraught with flaw* that it kept politicsin .'.:tarke Voters 'Lived It Up'
and are certain not to end there GOUT MASS MBHIING a constant turmoil. In the fall of

either. They probably began when the 1886 a handbill was distributed announcing *
first cave man voter hacked his X on a County Mass Meeting to At Victory'Celebration
a stone ballot and will likely be AT STARKE FLA. SATURDAY be held at Starke on September 18 Big
around until the next ice age freezesthe protesting an election held at Lake
continent a couple of million more) years from now. charged that "neither the presiding "Never before in the history of mounted the band stand and receiveda
I officer nor the secretary of the Convention Starke has there been a larger loud burst of applause. At the closeof
Bradford County politics has: had Its was an official delegate nor celebration than the one that was heldin his speech, someone shouted
"dirty tricks" over the years Invited tc :Attend. in any sense a member of the Conven the park last night. Over i.uoo en- "Shlpman Shipman! Here he
especially in the old county seat elections Everybody I tion.: thuiiastic citizens white and colored comes." Col. Shipman had just arriv-
), and the days when county officials were present and made merry and ed from Law ley and was carried on
were nominated In conventions ---- ;: The Lake Butler meeting had been celebrated to their heart's content at the shoulders of several enthusiastic

rather than in primaries as they are Th.follovlna; report and naolulloni. unfair,and ton a th.aoialnatlona. mal; .. i; held to nominate candidates for exactly 7:30: o'clock." men to the band stand while the musicians
today. wr uaaainoualy .....p,* anil atithu.aalln maMIng of Ib. H'lauaa, ..0..... by ibis' ......... !!ii Legislature representative but to the State contemporary of The Telegraph The Colonel smiled and said. ...
of lha ....ilutloir .. an Investigating
Bradford Countians have always adoption fallowln DI committee around the turn of the century "Boys il seems like Starke has car
reported that "the
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taken their politics seriously and Ii!: ll.h InaiMH. -nK......"..., tbat' In th.opinion v1.s delegates of portion of the county describe the way Slarke celebratedthe tied Lawtey. doesn't it? (In spite of
there is no Indication here of the : rllA'KMANl tkla niaMInK Ih. nNIMMMp ny constituted a faction that was actuated news that it had won the final Lake Butler's efforts to sway its I
"voter apathy" that has affected C. T1.'olnn111..1o I wbom w*. ..,*,.* some areas of (the state and nation. ',.. >ilfiifth. aollnn nt th) l..m.lrrailit of th. .onvnll...n held.n I hiib a determination to dominateand 1898. to decide whether Starke or of 218 for Starke and 22 for Lake
Averaging voter turnout all elections eon ity nnviuli nf Bralftinlcounty F. day Saptauiliar,INM. and la MILl !: rule another portion of the county Lake Butler would be the county seat. Butler) Col Shipman beamed:
here-- big or littleover the past .; PIn-lila" bald an ina 1Mb ".? of < .r nn olillKalloit lu support 'lunuiii :: ... without any regard to the wishes or Starke won by a vote of 1.255 to 1,014 "Although I have appeared before the
decade. Bradford has turned out 64.8 Nttiiiinbur|' MH. ., 'rnr.b. |iurp'' >aof nnuiInallnvranddataa I n**.. :s Interest of the dominated and ruled and joy here was unconfined. good people of Starke time and again. I
fur tows hoar :ild-llaiMi.viio. That" s inaa* mMl I. :
lb. *
per cent of its qualified voting section." The Starke Cornet Bank played for I never was so embrased as I am
nflhii Yulk.is5iNlsIur., his bat tbs o'Uepsnpl.of/b.rounty b calif I It "
strength at the pollsfar ahead of and.rrmsld.ratnsod.. temp,...... in"ai In Murk* ou rUlnnla ttti q the crowd on Walnut Street and mar tonight. ill
state and national percentages., fully '...orl thai' In ili*, opinion. nflbU 11th day or MainawlMr, lam;. fur tlwlurpna ::0 The report came from "a large and ched to the drug store, where they Col. W.T.. Weeks the Jong time
16 ..onmiliiM' ....* waa maiiir.*iaclnn In *af altt, *| oul.11.1. *, I"'". .: enthusiastic meeting of the citizens of "rendered several stirring selectionsto Clerk of the Circuit Court spoke next '
In the 1870's "dirty tricks" even included 5y' II,.! convaillua, whlrh aliowa .......,.- roan. rpranl th. "".,,,. In lhaItwar I Starke and surrounding country heldat gather the crowdand the crowd to warm applause and after the'
"abstracting the ballot boxes J .1..1,, that b. d.lKalort portion of boua* of Ih*Mut...-. ...'..... !Ii i he Red Men's hall on Saturday the did gather coming by hundreds and speaking the crowd cheered Hamp
from the courthouse, as was done in ... ....ut, ron>lllni*.| '....1.... thai AI ol whWth. laraapamfuiiraiiomiu*!. :0 tlth. inst." from every direction. The band then ton. Lawtey. and District No. 8 for
of of *..ctualJ liv U _110..1 spirit,andihlblted THOM. K. DUU" Chaliniaii. !: marched in formation followed by their support and wound up giving
the county seal election 1875.
I' ..... 'I..U.... doialnat' It. '.1t1"1 K" .\f. ;: "
''' In three cheer for "Old Bradford.
even-some belicve-hurning down the ...1 rul ainther piirtlna *f III* i-tmii- N. J. JIJftz.: The committee composed of Thos. the crowd to the city park where
courthouse I Hhen I located in Lake E. chairman; R.L. everything had been prepared for "a Said the Advocate: "After the
",. h... Ii..It.>ih .l'*..1.... dla- I'mnmllt' *. ,y Bug, ; Sparkman
Butlers in (he same year as a result of air. I. par..1! I h.,...,, wllbnut anyrirar4 On motion all panona, ,'_|...Ur. ofpartafll'ailon ;: and N.J., Jones called for a mass big Jollification." celebration at the park the town was
the heated elect ion. ;. |o tt. wlab. or .."..... of who 0'....... 'I...... HI- 0 meeting ;In Starke on September 18, After arrival at the park.. Col. C.L. turned over to the boys and they took
tlid*>,inlnalNt' ....1'.1.... .."II..n'.I.fur quxandk. .l..'.......11.."., and Mum :. 1886 "for tt.i purpose selecting can Peek was introduced as the first advantage of the Mayor's generosity "
"Dirty. tricks" were particularly : Ibis. r"'I"I.| Ionic firlnr+ u. Ih.aa'tn* fair. nd jnal ilaallnif.* lltvllwil |o' alin .: didates suiUMe f to represent the county speaker, and was greeted by the and no one closed his eyes in slumber ,
rough in the das of the old county b ""n..r iHinvantlim. avhini nf IHMIlllral Ian I pnriii-l. ( n* la ibis |>rnr.vdi>ti4iof y In the lower house of the State crowd with long 'and oud cheering."As until after midnight. Anvils popped
(convention hvslem of nominating Ixriian. an'l Inlrliiii. .bad. !I...>>ii .l- tUa...1.:0.*oii.' .Itlus.tsr.llotohylhl.SwNinnsthams !: Legislature:" All persons "who oppose soon as he could be heard the and bells rang and the sky was

Bounty officials Political bosses! r ..'..1'.,. ",,,,..r .Ih., sla'linn dMbh. wild.15 i6 t. .,.. rings, cliques, and packed conventions Colonel delivered a splendid speech in ablaze with fireworks for hours.
:limed at all levels of government W.'MODKK a loud clear voice which was liberally Everybody had a good time, and no
;: In Iliarniiiit; |i. Airin mallilnua end l liniinUlltalliilirarllh W. 'I'-liitlmiaa. h and favor fair and just deal-
during HiHimstruction: days after the :. Ihi ".1..( aili'hdlalrlflla. :. Ing" were urged to attend. Outcomeof cheered from beginning to end," one will soon( forget last night, for
('1\11 tsar and on In I the (turn of the + .In lie In...*.!.*' aunli aailrantaili'ia | KNliA.Nliiit' ih. .lays roailitlliniiwi .: the meeting Is not known but It is the Advocate reported. never in the history of Starke has she .
:.t-niurj. when the primary system\ of .: ,million, ,la ...tIIl..I l lnlliaiwlni > <,. |_.1 lllio .........1..... la fit :' safe to say "there was a hot time In Following! Col. Peek T.A. Knight witnessed a grander celebration." >,
nominating; I / ('umlldalellUK adopted :- .... it of i ....."''.", and Ilila f!... lit.',I.armrt iliiti iirlilii ilia"|in'''| .: the old town" that
.: linn ffnaiiln.1\. ilotulnaM and ruts. I'ml" ..III".,ni'rlliiiHwn-liiry. iif bis CuintT1'iiiar.iilliiii 4
During, the last: county seat election :. |..riliiniiriliimiinlyiir. rhli in IHiiB.! ) I the County Democratic Committee J n 10 sl.Iinl' d.irl.5. 1 I. I.t. 10" inns'.j I tI.l.II trpl.ulh.r., 1..1. .... .d...".111..1.n.. :: Bradford The first County primary In the mid-18908 was but In Spite of High Feeling :1
t at the courthouse then( In ;: li*ll, ...., In any annmi waa.."".r :'
n. .... ... ... .. the system was not adopted on a
Utter of June ': ".; .1..1. within ibis hnrilwra ii'iiilH :
Stark) during/ the part ... .. S statewide basis until 1901 when W.S.
: .x "".t., hat Ih liiathixlt mKirlixlIn war roiiynniltin Uulniua
for what was des' "the local :; ,iv lli.*diiiiliiaiit riii. .n In thai MIIIkiiill.n. ""ly i>m....1..1. an.1 I 1(1n.'I hw1 ufnmiHHlr :: Jenning was nominated in a primaryfor Election of 1898 Was Quiet xi j jIn
vipers( as "a warm session. lo iNinfiaaa Ita rti'la, warn lad 1 that waa In amalon. An thai day. llilnlliiH :: Governor.
: ....., .. .
: In ai ** with tl prllir-lt'laa iif ibis nil nil nn*
The meeting was held for the"behind of .: ,hHin'wraili'' firly, and thai ISIS iiinana TU"". K. III'11'.. Governor Drew, elected in 1876 spite of the fact that feelings and Starke 14; Pine Hill 'as they;
and .
ed doors" was purpose ; su.pl11y.1 l tiy I to..1.. aai'piidanry war Clialrina of Ihnunnl.n. ( was the first Democratic and In called that'
recommending a Supervisor of ;_ governor were high, it was the last a long Brooker precinct was at *]
... ... .. after the Civil War, and this broughtan of seat there Starke slight I edge of 1 J4' '
series elections
Registration to the Governor for appoinlment. r.J" .ONt'aIIRLrI/YYVlkYWt.M .'r14 l'...1'm:,... ,.JIs dO.,.. 1 county time gave a .
end to the practice during were no unruly incidents and"the day lo 104 for Lake Butler. Palestine near '
Reconstruction Days of appointing passed off quietly at Starke and Lake Lake Butler gave its neighbor 96 to'. '
With the upcoming election in mind. Republicans to county offices and Butler" when the voters went to the only for Starke; Pine Grove favored

and the county courthouse at stake people into the hands of a few men is referring the nomination back to the boards by Republican Governors. polls on August ; decide.the. -Starke with 44-and8forLake Butler.-* -
the i ill( we of supervisor was deemedof courthouse: Issue."Tuesday .
with of election.1 '
always fraught possibilities people in a primary
great importancepresumably fraud and corruption; the more But Bradford first; black Count The' Total county vote was 2276.,
U'causcthe supervisor might influence remote the delegation of power from Al that time Dr. John L, Gaskins Commissioner, a man named Sheri was a beautiful day and with Starke receiving 1,253 votes toP
the registration, of voters for the people the greater the possibility first mayor of Starke and later a Blye from the western part of the all of the precincts "polled a Lake Butler's 1014. ..
Lake Butler. remarkably large vote, reportedThe .
either Slarke or of the will of the people being defeated representative in the state legislaturefor county is credited with what will go '
whichever t town he preferred. down in history of the most Advocate. "The polls were opened
J and controlled by cliques and com several terms was in control of as one sensible T
In Starke at 6 o'clock in the vacant NATIONAL BANK
Names; presented to the committee binations. A fundamental principle of the county convention here, and most remarks ever made at a com- building formerly occupied by the | COMINGIIERESOON
is the rule of decisions were mission meeting. .
lor the supervisor appointment were Democracy majority important political Hackett Dry Goods Co., and before
I Thomas A Knight/ a prominent and we believe that the Printtfy' planIs ..said 10 be pa elnJ'thebacie OofnflrAf( Once when county funds were running many hours people were coming into In a few weeks-. National
:.Slarkl'lIIt'rt'hanl. and K.J. Ward. whoWfavored .the. nearer ad roc k.lQ thcZ i ithe y'capital'el4o.
"- Democratiifideal'tei Joi "III'II! jL unusually low, and other commissioners town from all directions. The voting BaDg .000 .
the interests of Lake Butler. I IrTSufRe.
were still approving bills for continued brisk until four or five located everal gent mel\'
On the rlrlll ballot Knight received services of Dr. Gaskins an able payment, Blye cleared his throat and o'clock." representing a large business firm'
four voles and Ward Three. There being Eugene S. Matthews who purchased man. but he also thought highly of the said, "Mr. Chairman I moves we under the firm name of Truby. Stern,

)I only eight members of the committee The Telegraph in 1893. also sup ability of Circuit Judge James T. don't spend any more money till we In spite of the high feeling in pre- burg &: Co., have already arranged l.
present, Chairman J.L. Hill of ported the primary system having Wills and wished to see the system gets some." election weeks, the news story said, for business here and are preparing'
Lake Butler. insisted on casting his seen it successfully used in changed to give the Judge a chance of "This has been a remarkably orderly to settle here with their families;
vole for Ward making it a tie. The Gainesville and Ocala where he had nomination for state representative.Under When the new Constitution was election. No one was seen on the thereby offering their influence and.
other committee members however worked on newspapers before comingto adopted in 1885 at which Capt. J.C. streets intoxicated and everyone capital to help us onward. :
) felt that as chairman and not Starke. the convention system there Richard of Starke was a delegate, it seemed in a good humor. The polls
representing any particular district were no party nominations for other provided for the election of county officials Ready money is much In need herein

Hill's vote should not be allowed. One incident that impressed Mat county offices. Anyone who wished to and board members rather closed here at 6 o'clock and the workof We are paying 15% for money and
thews was the successful use of the do so simply ran in the General Election than by appointment.The counting the votes began and lasted can't obtain it, even at that rate. Wei
Knight was accordingly recommended deadlock in the in what was known as a "scrub frequently hear such remarks as thl$1made
to break a totaled 704-
primary until 9:30. Starke's vote
for the appointment by A "where the with the largest division of Bradford County by
race here a few days ago by a vlsito'-i,:
Starke and 31 for Lake Butler.
664 for
four-three majority. convention seeking to nominate a can- vote was declared winner without the legislative act In 1921, put an end to Lake from Gainesville: "You have a?
off at
didate for Alachua County clerk of the feuding between rival factions "The day passed quiet
of having a majority. beautiful little town. It is the'
of that time. requirement
Both local newspapers Butler and a large vote was polled
court. The incumbent clerk seeking of Starke and Lake Butler, and
and The Florida Advocate and metropolis of your county and nowthat ;
The Telegraph by which gave Lake Butler 506
re-nomination was opposed politics in this area became more
favored a change to the Starke 34. Lawtey also polled a you have the courthouse here>
General Earle a prominent figure for would have a sedate. There continued to be a few
Each voting precinct which your whole county will soon light up'under
primary system. remarkably large vote was 218
whom Earleton Beach is named. number of convention delegates apportioned "dirty tricks" by some candidatesand for Starke and 22 for Lake Butler. its influence" Again we says
Said The Advocate; "While it is Neither man could muster the on the basis of the numberof their overzealous supportersand take fresh courage, and let us go to>
true that there are objections to both necessary two-thirds vote of the con- votes it cast in the last past elec-- will continue to be- but they can- next and'the vote work with a vim and feel fully?(
Primaries and Conventions which vention. After 60 ballots had been tion. Each precinct would have its not compare with the skullduggerythat "Hampton came in Starke assured that prosperity will crown
cannot be overcome yet, of two evils taken over a period of several days, own chairman and would elect its apportioned took place under the convention there received was 163 and largest Lake Butler years.45." our efforts. 1887 .j'
we are to choose the lesser. The the convention finally threw in the number of delegates to the or the court actions and '
delegation of the sovereign will of the sponge and adopted a resolution county convention. treats of bodily harm that featured Providence, then In western Brad- DISREPUTABLE DOGS >j
some of the.old county seat contests. ford County, gave Lake Butler 204 ORDERED SHOT
= The Starke Council met in adjourned
session Sept. 13, 1887. On motion cit

.......largM>""annual, BmimooTTt3 Im1. 1w.bsdmuiboAppk /' PAY' FREIGHT Councilman D.L. Alvarez, the mart}
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I'' Six Sheriffs' 2 Deputies 3 City Marshals. .. I III

yu think the West was wild In house, but drew his last breath just as family for what he considered his and ored boy to lead Mr. Johns' horse
those free-wheeling hard-drinking the doctor arrived. their safety following the hard-fought across the shell road from the north ,
i"in-toting frontier days-read on, Third on the list was D.L. Levy) election, when candidates were back- side, between Jas. Drummond's 3f t
fn<+nd, and learn what happened to Alvarez,a city marshal who had been ed by the two predominant factions In house and beach and tie the horse to
law enforcement officers In Bradford appointed to fill out the unexpiredterm the county at that time. Senator Johns a tree.
County during a 27-year period from of Henry Epperson. Alvarez was says their family home (the one he "Thursday night, a large pose
1885 to Ii i2. What took place around killed In a Shootout between a local still lives in today was set on fire two searched the north end of the Island
these part, pardner. would supplyTV posse and the dreaded desperado, times by political enemies, but for and about 2 o'clock in the morning
scriptwriters with enough Harmon Murray, 'who the lawmen tunately the Bradford Guard unit was Mr. Harry Starbuck was the first to
material for another whole series of had trapped In the home of a friend of In session on at least one occasion discover the body between the fort
"Gunsmoke"Of Murray's just south of Starke It was and quickly organized a "bucket and the jetties. and within about 300
the nine sheriffs who served during a moonlight night In 1891 and the brigade" to put out the blaze. Indicating yards of the beach The abandonedand
that violent period of the county's sheriff's white shirt made an ex the seriousness with which blood-stained buggy stood near
history, five were murdered In line/ of cellent target for Murray and his fam- the factions took their politics in those by."
I duty, and a sixth died of bullets fired (Editor's note: The fort referred to
f, either by himself or an unknown par. must have been Fort Clinch.)
ty. Three deputy sheriffs were also '.l.- "While there is a deep-founded
killed in office, as were one city mar ? ...-;- suspicion as to the motive and the
shal, and one acting night marshal. 1 .tr', source of the dreadful crime there is
Law enforcement was a high-hazard not at this writing any substantial
occupation in those days. clue as to the identity or the whereabouts
The most perilous period of all wasa of the villain who did the foul 1
six-year span from 1885 to 1891 when
three out of four sheriffs were killed "while the body was rifled of
after completing only one or two watch revolver, and a diamond pin,
years of their terms-two were father the robbery Is considered only Incidental
and son, and the third was a victim of and that the motive was
the notorious black outlaw Harmon "(. .. revenge, and that the murderer was a
Murray. : 'j ', ,. hireling. .
The story begins on January 5, 1885 ;"I ".,','\ .L.Led "Fate seemed to conspire to the advantage ,
when George Washington (Wash) Ep- of the murderer In every
person of Lake Butler took office as way. The awakening fears caused by
the eighth sheriff to be elected after the absence of the deputy sheriff,
New River County was renamed were allayed for some hours the next Sheriff WJ. (Will) Epperson who defied, the Jinx that took the lives of
Bradford in 1861 In honor of Civil War 5J day by a telephone message from a his father and brother. Is pictured with barrels of confiscated math at an
hero Capt. Richard Bradford. Eleven friend in Jacksonville who made a Id-Mine moonshine still lie lived to serve 20 yean In office
months later the first Sheriff Epperson mistake In concluding that Mr. Johns
to die in office was killed while attempting was there, where he was due that day
to arrest a wanted man who d! as a witness In United States Court
had fled this area and "holed up" In !.'b'OJo By the time this was corrected and a
Valdosta, Ga. ., posse could be collected to make the
In spite of the protests of his family! search, the second night had closed We're The Praises
Henry-the son of Wash-who had"always -.. -... down on 'he body lying In the lonely Singing
dreamed of being sheriff spot in the Handy wastes of the beach!
some day" was named to succeed his and the murderer could be a thousandmiles
father in office. He served out the away. J
unexpired term and was re-elected to "A man got on the train at O'Neil on
a full-year term in 1888. But fate the evening of the murder and got off "
decreed, however that he was to before the train reached Jacksonville, \
meet the same tragic death as his Winchester rifle with which he is days. Senator Johns says that during who may have been him. Possibly he J,
father. believed to have killed at least 12 persons his father's term as sheriff, if he had took Mr. Johns' watch revolver, and .
After serving one year of his new in a wide-ranging area between to make a trip to Lake Butler, he pin with him as proofs that the deed 4 ld
term he was killed while attemptingto Gainesville and Fernandma. (See would go there by one route, and was done, met his party in Jackson-
arrest a notorious gambler and complete story about Murray Including return by another. ville and got his pay, and has since
desperado who boasted that he had the death of Sheriff Alvarez in After his defeat at the polls,Everett put many miles between him and the
already killed two men in South Section 3 of this issue.) Johns sought employment with his scene of his crime. .,
(Florida. After the murder of three sheriffs in good friend. Sheriff Iligglnbotham of "Chief Muller went to Jacksonville t tOf
The culprit was found playing cardson the space of six years, things were Nassau County where he was appointed Saturday in response to a call from
the ground near a box car used as a comparatively peaceful on the law \ chief deputy. It was there thata Chief Vanzant, and spent the day .;.
depot by the G.S. & F. railroad at enforcement front for several years. trap was set by an unidentified there. The Jacksonville papers
Lake Butler. P.S. Crews was appointed to serve out assassin for his murder on the lonely reported they were working on a
"Are you Frank Forster?" the the unexpired term of Sheriff Alvarez sand dunes of Amelia Island.In strong clue, but Mr. Muller admits ,
sheriff asked."I without mishap, and in the next December of 1905 The Telegraph they have nothing."Heartrending. 1S me ,
am," the desperado replied. regular election of 1892, Everett E. carried the following account of the were the scenes at
"Then put up your hands said the Johns, father of State Senator and murder as published in the Thursday, the home of the murdered officer
sheriff at the same time thrusting his former Acting Governor Charley E. Dec. 14, issue of the Fernandina Star: when the dreadful news was broken; FRIED CHICKEN
pistol in Forster's face. Johns was elected to take over the "The story Is now familiar how a a home endeared by his faithful care
The man made a movement as if to hard-hit office and served one term strange white man, assuming!: the and love and devotion. Could the fiend 236 S. Tempi
throw up his hands, but grabbed Ep- before being defeated by S.B. Den- name of Abe Brown, faked a warrantfor who committed the crime have a
person's wrist, throwing his pistol up. mark, who served from 1897 through the arrest of another for stealing witnessed the grief of the devoted Stork
In the scuffle that followed Forster 1900 without bodily harm. fishing nets to the value of $500 and wife and the crushed hearts of the little 964-5858
threw Epperson to the ground, draw- Johns was re-elected in 1900 for the with this lured Mr. Johns to the children around the mute form of
Ing his own pistol and firing two shots 1901-1905 term of office, serving a full beach, where he was slain with a the father,if a spark of human feeling i
into the sheriff's stomach. four years before being defeated by single bullet, fired through his head was left In his breast, his portion in
When others ran up to help Epper- J.P. (Joe) Bennett in the election of from ear to ear while riding along hell would begin right there.
I son (Forster dodged under the box car with the man In file buggy "The revolver used by the
anti made his escape, although 1904.While Johns was not actually a "They left town together about 2:30 murderer has been found lying on top :
wounded by shots fired at him from sheriff here at the time of his murder, p.m. Wednesday afternoon of a sand hill at the scene of the: w nnbAuw ,
I the crowd. he was a deputy sheriff in Nassau i December 6), Not more than an hour )
The sheriff was carried to a nearby County where he had moved with his Slater*white man wan' seen by a col M L 11.111.! iSe'f4ge7)' :, .

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I 0 0 Died with Boots on During 27-Year Period .... .

murder. with three cartridges in It" for the longest turn In the sheriffs of th office held Ms tl
(End of news story.) : :'q/ so many yean tar!
; flea 24 years starting I hit political father The present: SberIff ReddWi :
Senator Johns .' {,;",(iilWiJ; 111""';:<;'''". ", ,'' : !" ; career as a county eontm_loner. ran without opposition in ImlUld to :1.
says that his father :, : '\ I Reddish was first elected sheriff In .. *
made the ',. !\" now past the midway point of his s
to .
trip Amelia Island by d.\\' ,, ,, 1M and continued in office until his ,)
cond term. .
himself and stopped at the I :It; .' ..,1.'t' ): ,iI.., ,,(, t
to hitch his assigned "" .I" '..\* ):,,,," 1\\oi""J'4\, ,, ""' <' ,' :, I retirement in 1973. When asked if he Intended to better ,;
spot up horse when he was / i 'V (:)} J "i ,
shot from ambush by the ., .,.' ,". '/ ," ..'.:,'., '; :;. \,:11Ii: ,! .tr,."" "'' ': _'"' :. ., .., -I II I1.Jd I his father's 24-year-tenure in the of. T
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assailant. ,' <., ( "'; .. 'i'J'to" \'II.., ,., I I; He was succeeded by one of his flee Sheriff Dolph Reddish smiled .\
.; I 11\'" ''! 1J.j.=" "J. '; Two after D"JII ,,..4. 'fW1j',',l,;1K:. field of five in the election of 1972. for It quits before then".
the !
years death of Johns, '," : ;, ., .,
his successor in the '- : '4 : t' .. ,
Bradford sheriffsoffice r. .. (
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became the fifth to die, in office.Lawtey In, ;;i :: l :, ;:
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August of 1907 Sheriff Bennett, : .tf"r!"' ( ;t tj>\ CongratulatIons j
serving only two years of his tern! '\; Y \ .) ii''i' :
was found dead of gunshot wounds :; I'I. f' \\"V"I': : :; ''!
under mysterious circumstances at ." ,.1.,. '"':": .:,....,,. .. ,.. .J. Jij{;:! \; ;: wrf.jlii; ; ; .,.
his home in '. ( ; ;
Starke. For lack ; )
of 'r'"K" ''' ; .
evidence the death was presumed to ; : ,:' ;( / To The Telegraph On H:

be a suicide although foul play was ", ,,.,,., =.;,}'I',\ .-'" "t suspected .
by some Ii '

appointed J.N. Langford to fill Bennett's of Lake Butler unexpiredterm was -.. +-. ,"" ... ..._ ...VlT r. ,...., ._ .. 100 Years, Of Service.. To t1 h

and wus then reelected to a full i
term in 1910. But he was marked as Front page stories announcing the fatal shootings of law enforcement The Community .
number six in the long line of Brad- officers were common In The Telegraph during the period .Sif
ford sheriffs to "die with their bootson" when Bradford County rivaled the Wild West. L
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months After serving of his new little term more, Langfordwas than 18 _.... _, .... ...,.. ..._ .,....' .. ..,_.' '.' .\r\

killed on August 23, 1912 in a Garden Restaurant ;:
room of the old Everett Hotel in Henry Epperson was appointed lathe
Jacksonville where he was in the unexpLred term of Us father. 'j
companyofW.T. Andrews of RaLford, RIFF CHERRY OF CLAY COUNTY O.W. Walk) Epperson. wk. was ..
and J.W. Hatcher of Worthington Spr killed In office. Like his father, the
ings. There were rumors that the sea was also killed after serving a'
fatal shooting resulted from a squabble few months eC his appeuttlve term. SAY IT WITH

which over Langford a gambling and Andrews game,struggled during. SUNDAY .........,,<<.,...".......-.. FLDeWERaSWhen

for possession of a gun.So far as is .
case.known there was no Indictment In the rtSfcrferer Captured and*' Rid-' AT CHATTAHOOCHEE ,

In addition to the six sheriffs who dlST With Bullets at Scene Tounff Stark Negro Passed Away at I
died violent deaths, at least two Asylum Ta dy. '. You
Hof ,
His CrimeSunday ---
of that
deputies period were also victims -
of gun shot. Deputy Henry O. relative Word Will received Tuesday by Ms To
here that Peter McFaihlon,
Richard killed in morning about 9 o'clock
was November of colored had died In the asylum for rk1yNiv .
1903 at Lawtey where he had gone to herllT S. B. Denmark received a wire the In.ane at Cha tahoochce In the
make an arrest. Deputy jVtallie Jonesof nd also from a long distance, telephone early part of that day, and they wr ? y ,. Soy Those Words Are
Starke met his death in line of duty !'R.age Highland stating that asked what dUpotition! tonrmk of the 6 ,
but not until he had gone to serve as a Springs heritt T.had S.been Cherry;called of Green Htrrlson'aturpentine Cove remain;. The answer was, to have j'j'Ii
at the toJ .
deputy in Jacksonville.Lake at Chtttahooch '
camp four mile east of mated JustAsTrueTodayAsWhen
The it will n.-'emsmber! -dh
Butler Andrew Kite .
Deputy Highland Vellow& ,
on creek .
was fatally shot in the back with four at. !.. "r.,.I '. th.t ..,Water" ,,. -- 1,:, .adu'.r '" i r.
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bullets fired by an unknown party, .1, '. The First TelegraphWas
while attempting to make an arrest In :, i i.t
1899 and Acting Night Marshal Jeff Following the death of Sheriff to seek a second term. But at any i ii
Jones was fatally wounded in Langford,ex-Sheriff Denmark sought rate, with the death of Langford the Printed In 1879-
November 1903 in J.D.Crabb's saloon another term and was frequently "tragic era" for Bradford County
on Call street where he was called to described as the only sheriff of that sheriffs seemed to end and lengthy $ i iIIi'
investigate a bar room disturbance. period who lived long enough in office careers with repeated reelections ::,.,\.t

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Of Our Staff To Select Just "

Very Popular In 1916 another member of the Ep-
person family, defying the Jinx that The Flowers You Want And
had doomed his father and older
Sport Starke brother offered himself for the office Arrange Them To Convey Just The Right
that had brought so much unhap-

'AtTheTurnOf A piness defeated to' Sheriff the family.Denmark Epperson in the Message For Every Occasion.. ., 'r" .1

primary by a 2-1 vote of 1182 to 680, \ 1.,1 1
V-'V **** "-'ftte'M ,.' .TVSTCVI**_ and fcegan' aJcaieelinlaw'enforcerei; 'r "!<"D."I" ',d.lIII"u: .. I,' even..yfp. .11-.. [ g. u"" j ,., """"""
The Century. ment that lasted 19 years before he Weddings Corsages Cut 'Flowers -

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The late Joe Hill Williams, prominent Potted
Plants Center Pieces
attorney and assistant state's attorney -,
said of Epperson's decision to
seek Che then hazardous office: "Will
was a good friend of mine and I begged Funeral Designs

Well Haven't MuchStarko I Is Still A Ball TownBRET him not to run for the job. I thought
,Things Changed that two men out of one family was
enough. But Will went ahead anyway
and served a long time without per'
sonal injury. He was lust 4s brave as BRADFORD SQUARE FLORISTBradford
"ow1'41.\ ft WE NOW the others, but had a bump of caution
WE % JEWS HAVEK1E"1"1l1S"I1S .
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T.SH spotEpperson
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ATHLETIC HOUSEIs and was followed in office by O.A. Award Winning Designs
(Oscar) Andreu a Starke barber who
offered himself for the job and was
The Place In Town To Buy Any Of The Sports Equipment You Need elected In 1936, continuing 13 years
until 1949.Andreu.
123 S. Walnut Starke. Fla. 9647434DIED was succeeded by P.D.
(Pete) Reddish who holds the record



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Starke's Longtime 'Hello Lady' Recalls' ;. ty; ( ,.. DEWITT C. JONES :

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Early Years o f Telephone Service Here AND DIRECTOR .'.' .

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tv j' : 07 "FV( 'I' Night Ftww 7- l :
By FAYE GREEK fidentlal, and I would never hurt' ;'" INTERNATIONAL/ HARVESTER' COMPANY:FARM.TJ3A. f :
I An old black hand-crank telephone. anyone,' Mrs. Johns' declares; ,. ;w; l; .'. I
the "hello did relate''I .
now considered an antique, hangs on lady"
the wall in the kitchen at the home of story on herself, however, which was Call 54-J for GENERAL
Lois Johns with an Ivy plant M published In the Continental DIRECTORY
cascading from the top of It. This Telephone Service Corporation INSUItANCE I
"talk box was forced into retirement "Happenings" in December 1973. One Cei 6 / rfwwn I
1 day she needed to locate her'DOM,Mr.
21 years ago when the dial system
came to Starke, but It holds many __ Bishop. She knew he was off Starke '/ R Davis ...
dear memories to the lady who servedas somewhere on a telephone pole ? 1 BrilllMl < .
this town's chief operator for 47 repairing lines. She picked up the MWir Telephone Co. STARKE. FLORIDA
years.Lois. a receiver on her old crank phone and
Johns, affectionately tagged rang him. She waited a minute and H. A. BI.hop Mp. Fire
the "hello lady," began her career In tried again. Only this time she really c
the hard crank. Later .w Life
1926 a year after she became the gave phone a
bride of Calvin Johns. Her husband she found out that the first crank gave Cbmctof to MarcA 10, Health' i
"- Mr. Bishop such a charge that he
took care of telephone maintenance l
and repairs and it was he who taughther couldn't let go of the pole. And the second t
to work the switchboard. Their ,, time she cranked it, be was Bond /i

boss was II.A. Bishop, Sr., who pur- ." nearly knocked to the ground. _.____.._ Automobile I
chased the exchange from Lonnie ) Needless to say, she never made that ___.____ I
Roberts In 1919. mistake again. "-!fti," :.r'=:-=.::.":"::.:: XJW5* 1 I/
Although a handful of telephoneswere The dial system didn't arrive until =-:=-=:::"'.":= Telephone 99 r
In use in Starke as early as 1899 August 1958. According to a
these were more or less amateur newspaper article dated August 7, of [
operations connecting local doctors to that year, "Officials of Starke
the two drug stores for emergency Telephone Company said much confu-
calls. They were installed by a local"contractor" sion has been caused since the cut-,, PHONE 32 BENNETT GROCERY CO. PHONE 32, i
and no franchise was In- over to dial. The most trouble has
volved. The first franchise was been the result of misunderstandingover A Full Line of Fresh Groceries at AU TimesAt
granted by the city council in August the use of the two O's on the '
Lowest Possible Prices
1899 to D.L.Temple for ten years, but U 4 dial." The prefix for the area was
was evidently never exercised or was __ WOodland and .evidently many YOUR TRADE WILL BE APPRECIATED t
sold in 1901 to M.G. Rowe,of Madison customers were using the 0 for
who operated the first real telephone operator to dial WO instead of the 0 in Phone u* our order and get delivery service
company, later selling It to J.L. War- Lois Johns MNO. 1 1I
ren. The first phone serviced by Rowe With the demise of the hand crank
was installed for N.J. Jones, father of phone, Mrs. Johns said she really I I
DeWitt C. Jones, in his mercantilestore missed the close contact she had with
on Call Street. all they had to do was ring the "hello in the 1920 phone directory shows that everyone. When customers had to put This I.2S Starke Telephone Co. directory had 201 listings, as compared !'
When Mrs. Johns first came to work lady' and she would locate these charges may have been steep all calls through her they consideredher with over 4,000 In the current directory.Jones Hardware Co.was listed as
for the Bishops she was one of two "Mommie" for them. Another com- for some residents. The capital and a good friend and would ask how No. 1, which even the most forgetful person could remember. The City r
operators handling the calls. One mon occurrence was if a husband was surplus of the Bradford County Bankat she was today, possibly relating some Clerk's office was 20, and The Bradford County Telegraph, 29. The most I
operator worked the day shift and the out of town and his wife decided to that time totaled 35000. problem they were having, or many popular name In the directory then was Johns, with slit listings, followedby I
other the night shift. During these visit a neighbor she would let Mrs. Mrs. John's dedication to her job even telling her they weren't feeling Davis' with 5. In the current directory the Grlffls clan leads with 68 f
days of the hand crank system Mrs. Johns know her whereabouts in case and customers were well proven over good and please call the doctor for listings trailed by the Smiths with 44, and Williams with 43. I''
Johns' work day would usually beginat her husband called. Mrs. Johns would the years. But she claims this was them. All this Informal chit chat cameto r
8 a.m.and end at 6 p.m. She manned then contact the wife at wherever she because she enjoyed her Job so much. a halt with the dial system. I'r
the switchboard Monday through might be. "The Bishops were wonderful peopleto People are still an important part.of f
Saturday with a half day off on Sun work for, commented Mrs. Johns. Mrs. John's life. Since her retirementshe
day.This Durfcig this time period there was a An episode that happened in 1927 devotes much of her time to First.Phone System Connected
early: switchboard was con total of 159 customers with numbers demonstrates this dedication. The visiting the elderly."I love old people f
siderably different from the modernized ranging from 1 to 159. About five or Bishops built'' a new telephone and like to visit those who don't have
electronic system we know to- six people might be on a party line. building (where State Farm Insurance the opportunity to get out," she says. Doctors with StoreStarke
day. The operator had to be alert at Since all calls had to go through the is now located) and duringthe Her other favorite pastime is garden-. Starke Drug I
all times as there were no lights or operator, it was necessary that she move from the old office, which ing.The
sound on the switchboard. Whenever know the right combination of rings was directly over the present day warm and friendly former got Its first telephones about and will stand above the trees on Call! I
someone wanted to make a call, they for each family. She would crank the location of Larry's Flowers on Call Starke operator has touched the livesof the same time it rejoiced over its first Street. I,
would crank the phone and a small switchboard phone one long ring, or' Street, the switchboard had to be many people In her community and electric light- the late 1890s. But, as i
flap-like lever would drop down over one short ring, or a combination of hoisted down to the street on a dolly.In has \played: an important part in this is the case with most "experimental" "City Attorney A.V. Long will !
the connecting plug at the switchboard these, which would signal that par- order that no one would be without area history. operations, the first telephone system prepare the papers for the franchise, J
which indicated to the ticular party to answer the phone. To telephone service, Mrs. Johns walked and the first electric light plant (elf and everything will be completed in a '(
operator a call was coming through.It this day Mrs. Johns says she can down the street behind the dolly,plug- they could be dignified with such few days." \
wasn't until 1946 that the common recall many of those numbers and ging in and ringing numbers for her titles) were more of a headache thana
battery system came into operationand how many rings each had. customers while a co-worker walked convenience.The Apparently there must have been j,i
a light would signal the operator.A According to H.A. "Buddy" Bishop. along side, carrying the cable. first "telephone was "a slip between the cup and the lip"I I
good memory was also an asset. Jr.. who headed the company with his After 47 years of service, it Is likely an amateurish set-up of four lines installed for no further mention is found of Mr. >i
More often than not customers father until 1961, there was one major Mrs. Johns would have an abundanceof by Avery G. Powell for they Temple's franchise, and The Ad-
neglected to identify themselves and reason why so few subscribers had stories to reveal about the lives of Starke Drug Co. In announcing the in- vocate' of May 17, 1900 announced {i:I
) would say to Mrs. Johns "please ring phones-only people with money could her patrons. Many people have suggested novation, the Florida Advocate, in its that: "Capt. Geo. Tompsett of the '
Mable for me." No number, no last afford them. The cost of a residence she write a book about her ex issue of July 13, 1899 said: "The A.S.R. & G. R'y. has recently put in a [
I name, but this didn't faze Mrs. Johns phone was$2.50, and a business phone periences. But no one need ever fear phones give perfect satisfaction, and telephone system connecting his !
I a!* she knew every number and per. fee was $4. That seems like quite a that his or her personal life will be exposed connect the residences of Doctors residence with'' the F'.A. & P. am} :!
..JI,': '"son's Voice by heart..Whenever small ,,bargain compared to today's charge,,. .. by .Mrs, Johns. .','1 will never' Stewart,and Wilier and,Mrs...Morgan.!u""' <'A.SR.&oj O. railway (offices. The i!
children.' couldn't find their mother but an advertisement by a local bank write a book, as what I know Is con with the Starke Drug Co." phones'used are the latest Improved |
Two weeks later The Advocate announced and Mr. Tompsett says they give ,
..:: that Dr. J.L. Gaskins, not to perfect satisfaction." j
) be left behind in this march toward
'.r 01: progress.. .is putting up a telephone According to the accompanying in- !
line from his home to his drug store terview with long-time Starke I
:I : f "v and hopes to have it in working condition Telephone operator Lois Johns, the ;
) t t n in a day or so. Telephones are first telephone service according to '
& getting a start here now, and before. her information,,was started here In <
Mu( 1 long they will be all over the city. 1901 by M.G. Rowe, of Madison, who !
ir' To TheBradford The editor to have been
r r C [ appears later sold the company to J.L. War-' \
psychic, for The Advocate of August ten. em. CfJ: ): : l9Z'U'Op Bits and Pieces 10, 1899 announced that the City Coun- iI I
cil had granted a 10-year franchise to !
operate a telephone exchange in KKMIDUTON-S Cn.flK*<.."... COWICRrvr
I County TELEPHONES COMING Starke to Mr. D.L. Temple providedthe i
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p P.L. Gaskins Is putting up a exchange is completed and in full ,
II ar W.IN. .rllr.1. rln..f t 1In.I..Ih
IK m pP telephone line from his home to the 'operation within six months. ........&.,.....u...,....1.........T-..'..,rhlf r... h'.b \.
I drug store, and hopes to have it in The continued .... .... ., ..
news story : i Men .n 'l 1I4* I
working condition In a day or so. Mr. Temple represents C.L. ,'It ........,....,... E..rri...I' .....,....aI.n . n. Mnn 1
Telegraph Telephones are getting a start here Goodrun of Athens, Ga. who is In the h., an:: .In...t..,...;....:.:..,.4 I
now, and before long they will be all telephone business "on his own hook"and .. fur !.
QJRTHBfI\1 ;. ; :
over the city.1899.. has put In a number of exchangesin ...e' 4 UIL.I5TNLLS.5.MNe' i ....
Northern Florida and.Georgia with I
i > On Your .. TELEPHONE SYSTEM success. .
t Starke has a telephone system on a "Mr. Temple Informed the Ad- IONIA NEWS SCRA.'S I
small scale. Contractor A.G. Powell vocate man Monday that In all probability We are very pleased to announce f
...... has recently put up four lines for the Starke Lawtey, Lake Butler, that the Ionia postoffice has been
.. .. Starke Drug Co. The phones give and Hampton would all be connected reinstated, and all are very happy on t r
... perfect satisfaction and connect the together, and connection would also our side of Kingsley Lake. Now Ionia I
--- residences of Drs. Stewart and Wills be made at Lake City for Savannah! consists of a store postoffice,church !
and Mrs. Morgan with the Starke ."The telephone poles will be 40 feet school, hotel, and 20 dwellings, and! \
Drug Co.1899.. in length and 7 inches across the top, prospects of more this winter1887. I

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During The More Than Three Decades That ,

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Early Settlement of Lawtey ," ',:. ,
Lawtey, dates its l birth f.m'-the- 'y ,
settlement of the town id 1877 by f colony I.'!If
of some 30 people from Chicago, I.
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as the birth date
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not incorporated however, until a JI'
February 18, 1905. '
Earliest settlement of the area -, ,
began in 1874 when Capt. Thomas J. .G A y I M t f
Burrin. an Englishman, acquired
18,000 acres of virgin Umbcrland and "
established a large saw mill on the __
railroad, two miles south of the present L
site of Lawtey.The name of Bur- t
rln appears on some old maps, and L
J.P. who the wt
managed Bur r '
rin mill is listed as postmaster in an : _
1885 directory of Florida towns and t t
In 1877 Capt. Burrin was approached PI
by Dr. Harris, a former _
newspaperman of Toledo, Ohio and a
member of a group of some 30 persona Iw
comprising the so-called Chicago Colony :.
Their purpose was to colonize a r V S -. _
suitable location in Florida where T _
they could grow oranges and other -
fruits and vegetables,and bask in the
health-giving rays of the Florida sun. - o.
According to "Webb's Florida," ... ar .... -m

published in 1885, Capt. Burrin Dr George W.Brown early Lawtey physician: ,drives Ms Itll Overland down State Street(MW UJI.Ml)on way 11make I
donated 220 acres of land to the Harris / r.oRiLlu r a house call. .
group for their proposed town with 4 :
the provision that proceeds from the
sale of lots would go for establishing

schools and churches. The owner The Victorian charm of early Lawtey homes and public buildings Is evident ,,\
agreed to sell the colony additional In above sketches from a small booklet,"Florida Facts," published '\If,.
at$5 an acre. around 1895. ,
The site of Lawtey was then laid out The hotel was built by Capt. Burrin and called at different times the /' 'I, I'
in one-acre plots,and members of the Burrin House and the Lawtey Hotel. Residence at upper right was the i \, r'M
colony cast lots for locations. After home of Dr. G.W. Brown; Both of these have long since burned. Schoolhouse \
the town was surveyed and platted on at center was later moved and used as Lawtey's city hall.At lower !
60 acres, it was agreed that the remaining left Is Grace Methodist Church,constructed In 1889. Large home at lower
acreage outside of town right II unidentified. ,1 ,
should Be divided into 40 and 80-acre 'i" ,r
tracts for farms. '., j ,fN+aIYY
The new town was given the name soil two to three feet seemsto leadership,the oaks were! brought in ,:
of Lawtey at the request of Col. V.J. me that stuff ought to grow on such by wagon loads and set out along the :'
Shipman, a colony member, whose land" afreets. Lawtey was rated by health
son-in-law was William Lawtey Col. By 1885 Lawtey was reported to officials as one of the cleanest townsin
Shipman was credited by early have 250 residents. There were the state.
writers as having done "more to advance several stores,.a cotton gin operatedby Within a few years Lawtey boasteda
the interest of Lawtey than. Ward Knickerbocker, a school telephone system regular religious r
anyone else." house with 30 pupils, and over 10 services at the school house frequent
Among the earliest settlers of the miles of ditching. The establishmentof social affairs and a regular Influx of _
town was Erastus G. Hill, who came orange groves was the main occupation winter visitors. Plans were being t.
there from Chicago in 1877 and. after with over 82 acres planted; made for a library, opera house, and \
looking over all areas served by the 13,000 trees in partial-acre tracts,and a projected"driveway" from Lawteyto CAPT. BURRINBut
Fernandina to Cedar Key railroad, 22,000 nursery stock coming on. The Kingsley Lake.
decided to settle at Lawtey, and purchased colonists also planted a wide varietyof However, with its economy basedon times were changing, even
property from Capt. Burrin fruit trees. Several growers had orange culture the Big Freeze of then, a rough and tumble element ,
for $3 per acre. small plantings of strawberries 1895 dealt a crippling blow to Lawtey, became dominant In Lawtey
A diary kept by Mr. Hill paints the which in later years, would become as It did to the rest of Bradford County Shooting scrapes were a common occurrence -
picture of Lawtey as it appeared on Lawtey's biggest money crop. With their groves now filled with and few law-abiding
his first visit there In 1877: Members of the Chicago Colony barren trees and their investment In residents dared venture out at night
"Got to Lawtey and the first man 1 were mostly well-to-do, cultured people money and labor virtually wiped out, unarmed. In 1903 It became necessaryto
see Is Dr. Gleason..he introduced me who built fine homes some of most of the original colonists abandoned call out the Home Guard unit from y
0 to Capt.Burrin,and we took a walk up which are still in use today, although their holdings and those who Starke to help quell a Lawtey disturbance -
the railroad about a mile to where many have burned over the years. remained tried in vain to recover The town charter was allowedto .
some of the boys were planting The large oak trees that line the from the blow lapse, from time to time, but the
cucumbers...We went to the Harris streets of the town are the result of Only the strawberries had proved town was reincorporated in 1911, 1917, Early La wiry school house,shown here on old postcard,was later m vedand ,
:.,,House,and took ...itis.a, one- the efforts of Mary E. Todd.. wife of their hardiness,. and more and and 1931. remodelled for use as city hall for many years
0 story'log cabin and at one time they ,Dr. Todd, who came to. Lawtey in more growers turned to this source ofrevenue. But even during this trying period'Msortty'MLawtey'rttsens t.
h.IT lodged and fed 23.}.only three: roonwur m0B79Hoonafwnthemoloayrhadtakenroot! < Burthegrtnvingtif strawber"' '''-'d were- .".'o' >!'psr'WM9rWaT1onatedtfe'thecilNkI'ecOflgmy; : ** .>the-eteclm; rf:lb-t-.=ass
in the whole business.,The town looks Mrs. Todd organized the Ladies ries,requiring year-round attentionand leading quiet, industrious lives, and for this purpose strawberry industry which, at one
very primitive with only 20( acres Village Improvement Society in much arduous hand labor, was some improvements continued.. A Lawtey suffered with the rest of the time, had seen 12 or 14 carloads of
cleared around the station the rest all Lawtey said: to be the second oldest not as glamorous as the fabled citrus new school was built, and A.M. Blanchard nation during the depression years of berries shipped from the Lawtey plat-
pine forest."I organization of its kind In the state, industry and most of the Chicago colony a respected builder and con- the 1930s. Many of its business form In one day. The decline began
spaded up several places and and forerunner of the Lawtey gradually faded out or the pic- tractor, moved the old two-story buildings were vacant and allowed to when many growers left their fields to
found very good soil with a clay sub- Woman's Club. Under Mrs. Todd's ture. The early rural settlers of the school house to a midtown location become dilapidated Some of I ho fine accept better paying Jobs with the
Lawtey area became more predomi-- where it was used as Lawtey's city old homes burned and others became construction of Camp landing dur-
nant as time went on. Families suchas hall until being replaced several shabby from lack: of paint and
the Griffis, Prevail, Reddish years ago by the abandoned railroad repairs. Adding to the town's depress- tee page 12 )
Carter, Rosier, Bennett, and Starling
clans, who came for the most part
from nearby southern states, seeking
new land for cultivation at a
reasonable price, took to strawberry
culture and soon Lawtey and the sur-
TIt rounding area was known as the headquarters -
for the winter berry Industry Gerald Griffis

By 1903 Lawtey had continued to
grow and prosper, in spite of its setback
from the freezes of 1895 and 1899,
( and its leaden thought the time was '
t yf ripe for becoming a full-fledged ConstructionState
h municipality by incorporation. A
meeting was called for January 17 of
that year composed of "qualified
voten residing within one-half mile of
the crossing of public road called Certified
Lake Avenue and the SAL ra'Iroad. '
-- With Dr.Todd;; presiding as chairman, 2305 Temple Starke, Fla. 964-6633 .
Three businesses, no longer in operation, 'are shown In this"'old a vote was taken. Of the 35 persoi: attending
I postcard looking west on Lake Street.On corner was Ijiwley State Bank, 27 voted In favor of into .

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bank rather than run the risk of tainiliex of service men crowded I into I
failure due to the depression.In every vacant home and apartment in
the mid-19:10II;! the town was hit by the limn' a* they did in all other loca- !
.. ; -'" ..:-.., ..... another severe setback when the lions: in the ,'lIuntHul with the clou- I't.,
--.. main north-south highway old Road Ing of HUmding" the town entered :
13: mow U.S. :JOII i was re-routed by the another dormant period, although "{
4)1.1)11.1111'TOIEI'lT1T) : IlKKillT: OF TOWS'STn'IT) \' Stale Road Department to by-pass; some new income came to the urea I,
Hampton. Bv this time automobile. with the new poultry Jruluslry: which
travel was taking the place of railway brought several egg-laying and .v
transportation and Hampton uradunl- broiler operations: to (the vicinity of I
Two Railroads Made
Hampton Busy Place ly lost its key position on the north- Hampton. .
south traffic route. Salesmen no Poor water service became a .
longer used l the train to cover their source of contention over the past: t tthrl"t'
territory, and no longer made the old years: The ciloblilint' But Fires and U.S. 301 By-pass Took Bloom off Boom- Hampton Hotel their headquartersfor 1I\'lItt'ni in January '1)7H! niter the 'z
overnight stops. previous owner failed l In keep it up to :
lU'lnio ll.implnn, uax' given its! \preesd ",, Property values began to hit rock l Department of Environmental: Stan .
":..'JiZ;< bottom In and manIItores durds. Although small in 'number. o
'inline. the Mlle community was' ,"' ,,. .,, Hampton ; ( :
: '" : were vacant. Soon another disaster residents loudly( voiced their
"'1""n as' '('cos! "I'II"d"" a voting! ". a
inccinct t on IIll't'"rl\l; records" ol liruil- .," struck the struggling town. displeasure over the city's decision" toconstruct .!
1oII'IIC'lIlInlI.lkc'( Staike. the settle The June I, 1934! issue of The a whole new system. A ,
incut' ivcmi'd Us hrsl real economic a Telegraph carried the headline: referendum was scheduled and
,IKHI-I, when the/ A'tlantic-to- "Hampton Hotel Burns to the Hampton voters chose the least expensive -
.:iilmil.; I re um Kcrnamlma to ('CI.Ir Ground. This was just the first in a << method to solve the problem. .
"Kc\ reached this area in IH.'iH.KsirK : 4 series of disastrous fires that took a Plans for the$237.400' project" are now
; ; settlers' most Iron Georgia I'' t Y toll of several large' homes and being( finalized and construction Is expected
UK! the Ciinilmas. had been attracted' business buildings during the depression to take place within the. next
'i. Hu'giNid farmland in the I Hampton years. three months.A .
.iiva., und several small stores soon 4t The last major fire in Hampton oc- recent study predicted Hampton
-lining" up to srl\e the needs olCrossroads. curred in the late 1930s when one en- would see a big jump in population in
!!!! ." tire side of a business street was en- the next 20 years but (some of the
Not only the Atluntie-lo-Gulf t tirely wiped out. The blaze started in natives are doubtful this will happen.One I
r.nlroiid. but the ieorgia. Southern an old frame house and spread rapidly source felt that once the water
I'iirilic: aKo curve I through the present!! to the post office the telephone ex- situation improves the community
"llt'IIIIIIIIIlllIn.I ( and soon it lucamealius change, and the Ben Saxon home. All may grow, but until then the town''will
\ little limn with a hotel built by tr but one of the destroyed buildingswere likely remain at about the same
the Williams brothers. Tom and<1 uninsured. population. Hampton Lake. which is
Hugh to accommodate, passengersiiiid Hampton received a slight boost outside the city limits has shown the
provide a layover; lor tI'il1l11're\\K. with the opening of Camp Blanding largest increase in population with
:Mrs Belle Brown who has lived in ,xln during World War II when wives and some 75 homes now occupied around I,
Hampton since lHI.! remembers that the a'rew of the crack tourist train. the ... .... 1"-
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over<< al the. Hampton Hotel l on its run :Nuvurreenue.; Hampton's main Mrret. I III shown In thin old picture postcard before fires destroyed most '. ,,',,,'" ', -... ..rv ';"
to Miami.Besides biiiMiiiK Two story building at left housed the drug store, and large frame building at right was the once busy ,If .
the hotel. Hampton soon Hampton Hotel. 1'. ,"
had a drug store, a I bank several .. -,
large general merchandise stores, a was told to The Telegraph 25 years were among the earliest merchants. ciently that its citizens deemed it
shingle mill cotton "gin turpentinestill ago in interviews with two of its oldest was established ready to be incorporated. A notice -J 7li -
and railroad depot. Simon Temple residents, the late B.Y. Saxon and around 1885 with "Bun" Haynes as was published on May 30 calling a .4;; _
a pioneer lumberman of this the late "Aunt Mary" Geiger. Both first postmaster meeting at the school house to decide _
area operated a mill at Thurston. agreed that, as the community continued Hampton soon became the center of the issue.There were 22 votes in favorof
just north of I Hampton after he closed l to grow around the railroad a large lumbering business, as well as incorporation, and only four opposed.
his operation at Temple's Mill north tracks near the Terry farm, the set- a good farming and orangegrowingsection. T.D. Lewis was chosen as the
(1)1(Starke. Hampton even had a coupleof tlement was given the name of The Temple sawmill at town's first mayor.
( I small newspapers at different Terry's ten-year-old son, Hampton. Thurston was such a thriving opera. The charter was later allowed to
times although I they.were. both short The name was also given, to the tion that it was given a fourth class lapse two times, making It necessaryto
lived. ; "-c#**+,rv, v cf T,oil off ice, which was housed*int the ... postoffice to accommodate the mill reincorporate the town in 1911 and I r ,,, ,.r tl r, rrx
How Hampton/ received its name store of Blanton & Cameron, who workers.In again in 1925.
the 1800s the StarkeHamptonarea The first economic setback came to r
attracted two brothers; Rev. Hampton, as the rest of the county,
G.P. Young and Rev. W.B. Young. with the Big Freeze of 1895, which
:eVCid ,. Both were religious leaders and caused the loss of the citrus industry.
educators. G.P. Young established a The thriving lumber industry was \ ,. .. -
You private school, Orange College, and also beginning to play out as the good ; ," ;
Know :> organized a Christian Church in timber in the area was rapidly ex H:: --.1&.1--.._-.. .8.d. _-_-_ x

Starke, while W.B. Young establishedthe hausted.But OLD HAMPTON SCHOOL SHOWN IN 1899 PHOTO
Lake Navarre Academy and farmers turned to other crops,
started a Christian Church In Hampton notably cotton and-strawberries, to
That KOR Lake Navarre was the early take up the slack, and soon the town
name given to what is now known as had two cotton gins In operation. There Was A Time One Hundred Years
continued to and in
Hampton Lake. Hampton's main Hampton grow,
Campgrounds street was also known as Navarre 1915 a charter was filed with the Ago When A Two Wheeler'Meant A
Avenue, although the origin of the Secretary of State for the Hampton
name Is not known. State Bank. W.G. Seals was elected Bicycle..And A Fuel Shortage Meant
and A.A. Futch namedthe
The first church in Hampton'wasbuilt president, was
TT- TT Fire RLalMarThan by the Methodist congregationand first cashier. The bank flourished You Failed To Cut Enough Fire Wood.
1 I was located near the present during the land boom days of the
cemetery. The Williams brothers, 1920s but was a victim of the depres-
who built the hotel are credited with sion years In the 1930s. A Just n organizing the Hampton Baptist bank president at that time, felt the Have Things Ever Changed.....
Church. bank was financially sound, but
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KM experience many towns of having have had the uni d A 'r It was reincorporated, however, on drawn most of the vegetable deal
que one n r
name r
March 6.1950. from Brooker. The
their post office town hopes to get
over door
another mounted on their and 3 .. The town has seen little growth the market reestablished by next
railroad within Its city limits in the past 23 season however.A .
station But such Is
the caw of with the remaining $112.000 federal
Brooker- Ward yean population grant was recent
City, as it is still around 400 residents for some time.A ly received to upgrade Brooker't
known on the tax roll
Bradford i;, couple of small subdivisions were water system, which is now about 20
County. ,. rt
The started in opened up several yean ago but yean old. Total cost of the project Is
mixup 1892 when otherwise the town has maintained its expected to be about >150000.: Paper" ? ?
Thomas R. Collins r
,a native of
bought alow-growth atmosphere. work is now being finalized, and con Rot
bia County,
miles property about ., struction should start in the next few '+a;
two southwest of the present Residents who do not make a living months.
town of Brooker and soon thereafter by full part-time farming,.mostly The expense of road repairs continues
for the
petitioned establishment of a employed In nearby areas, such as to be a problem for officials
office in the .......
post settlement In -
Gainesville and Starke. The Florida ,and the council also seeking
August granted and of he 1894 his request was { Hydrocarbon plant, northwest of to obtain toll-free telephone service to 11a;std pmrtcard aayt ""Yard a, *a front but la pfmark; :
was. appointed as the town, although largely automated Starke. For the tint time, the council Broker ea Ute hack I
postmaster.Collins had provided some employment, anda and mayor have been made salaried
decided to name the postof- boat manufacturing plant was positions set at $25 per month star
flee Brooker since it Was located near established several miles southwest August 1. 1
the old Brooker bridge over the SantaFe of town and now has around ten The school population this past '
River. The bridge had taken its employees.For term averaged 180 itudenta which Includes A ; i' it
name from a prominent farmer in the many yean Brooker has been kindergarten through seventh t
area, Ed Brooker.who was a friend of known for iU Urge State Farmers /grade. Next year there will be one -
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Collins, and the Brooker postofflcewas Market which attracted produce not less grade since all seventh graders k .
established In the home of Mr. E.R.: WARD only from the immediate area, but will be transported to the middle ,
Collins. from other farming sections in school Starke. t t' 4
This was before railroad mail service Alachua and Union counties. Usually No great population explosion la expected a ,<
came to that area and Mr. Collins the scene of bustling acUvlty during to come to this out-of-the-way ;
carried the mail several times a week the spring vegetable season this year serene community, but residents are
by horseback to a small postofflce It handled only the watermelon crop.A content with their close-knit life style
northeast of his home, named new growers, cooperative,orgaNs where family, church and school get-
Litesville. While there he would pick ed earlier this year, Is operating at a together play an Important part In 1 : ,:
office.up the Incoming mail for the Brooker r platform in Lake Butler and has community- unitv.. ? a
A short time before Collins "ry
PHOTO AT RIGHTS The old uM III. front" frame Roy Godwin more on main l .
the area, Emra P. Ward, son of an of
fur farmers and
at Brooker nhare-cropprra
drag wail faorltegatbulng place
early settler of that vicinity, had the area who came to rent In the shade during the heat of the day Mr. Godwin l Is i I
deeded ( his ;
rght-0t-way through property mall man. fifth from left
to the Ambler Lumber Co. of i
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Sampson City, Brooker, LaCrosse,
Alachua, and Bell. It would )later C'',. ,
become known locally as "Peggy." Grass I'h
In return for Mr. Ward's cooperation --
in securing the necessary right- "Aunt Rota" Plnholiter was a I '
of-way, it was agreed that the beloved "fixture" In Brooker for Was A Mighty In Ole Days
railroad station in his communitywould many years.
be named "Ward City" Job
The railroad track was completedfrom were plowed up. The demand for tung Tiring
Sampson City to LaCrosse in a oil, once widely! used in paints, Doing Laundry
couple of yean, and, recognizing the decreased with the Increased use of
convenience that rail service wouldbe water-based paints. Brooker's tung Not Today
to postoffice, Collins purchaseda nut crushing plant discontinued / Was A Chore
lot in Ward City for $30 and soon operation in 1956 and the paint operation \
thereafter moved his Brookes poetof- was moved to Gainesville. ,
ice there. Brooker's tung oil operation soon faded ,
Imagine the confusion of a visitor to out of the picture. NICK'S LAWN
the little west Bradford communitywhen However, a new industry, Florida '
he saw a large sign on both ends Hydrocarbons- subsidiary opera- r
of the depot proclaiming to the world tion of Florida Gas Co.- came along SERVICE & V r CJ:
that this was WARD CITY while the about that time to help take up the sign a hundred yards away slack. Although largely automated
announced that it was BROOKER. A the Hydrocarbons plant does contribute LANDSCAPING I I ,
newcomer to the town would buy a a steady payroll to the r'
train ticket to Ward City, but get his economy of the area,and Brooker has
mail addressed to Brooker. shown signs of growth in recent Will! Do It
Finally a request was made to have years. '- '
the name of the office changed toWaRJrCity Brooker' was originally, incorpofaeiJajc For You.. 'v 1 jC

thlt'mote*tful' the postal' confusion departmentfeared1 might V. town government.. ,?.became,. Qp,,. 'inactive ter',i GIrY.iLeu.o M.IA. .Awlw+r.e". ,.. ....,. ... ... .......,..... ". ..... ......... ...U .rrAu. nvn r'M' ; / h9yr ,

result from the similarity of the name and the charter was allowed to lapse.
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to Wardville or Ward Station in West LAWN MOWING LANDSCAPING
Florida, and the request was denied. "
Eventually, as the easiest way out SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
of a bad situation, the name of Ward EDGING
City was gradually! abandoned, and MEMORABILIA MULCH DELIVERYBy
the town assumed the name of the TRIMMING

postoffice, although the change was Pick-Up Load ;
never officially or legally made. Consequently FIRST CIIAINLESS BIKE
property in Brooker is still Joe Truby Is the happy possessor of
carried on tax rolls in Bradford County the first chainless bicycle that has FREE ESTIMATES 782-3354 """
as Ward City ever been in Starke. The wheel Is a
Finally the railroad fell in line and dandy and was bought through N.B.
the old Ward City signs were taken Hull, who is agent In Starke.1899..
down from the depot and replaced

with unanimous Brooker.except on That legal documentsin made it COTTON GINS RUNNINGThe O Right. A 100 Years Ago Your LaundryWas

the Bradford County courthouse. cotton gins of the W.B. HaynesCo.
The Brooker area was Indian- started running Tuesday with a
A Big Job Probably A Full Day's Work.
infested country during the Second full force. These gins are noted for 0 ,
Seminole War and Chris Stephensontold turning out one of the best samples of
the story of Zeke Parrish who lived cotton of any in the country.Farmers Have
in that section in those days and wishing to have their cotton bring a Thank Goodness Things Changed.
owned "the best slave dogs" of good price will do well to carry it to
anyone around. this popular firm.1899.. (I
The Indians had been sent off to a WI Wish The
reservation, but two of them slipped
back and went to Parrish's house,
threatening to scalp his wife. They LONG BIKE RIDE BradfordCounty
went so far as to ring her head with a Mr. V.R. Prevatt. Starke'a popular i
knife, but failed to remove the scalp tonsorial artist made a trip to Mld- 11 I '
before they were frightened away. dleburg a-wheel last week -1899. -
Parrlsh and some neighbors followed -
the Indians into the mud swamp Totograph
south of Graham, and the dogs continued .
to chase them all night.Finally STARKE RACING
they came out at Clemons'Ford at the COMPANY FORMED Happy
lower end of mud swamp, where one Several prominent businessmen of
Indian was killed and the other placedin Starke and Lawtey have formed a Birthday
a new pole corn crib at Parrlsh's company which will go under the t ,
house. The Indian refused to eat until name of the Starke Racing and
Parrish got out his cow whip and Athletic Association. The object of I Bat Don't Bring Back The
pointed to the corn and waterthen this company is to give a number of ( yi ..,.,.
the Indian ate.According Interesting and exciting horse races
to Stephenson's story, .on the half mile track in North Starkeon Good Oil Days> Btoansa>
Parrish"tamed" the Indian and later Monday,Dec.26.Mr.Edward Mid- That's The Only Type
took him to a circus In Waldo,where a progressive liveryman,
sideshow paid him $300 for the red has charge of affairs at Equipment l Is Much Marl
akin The Association is waning to Of Service You Can Get At J

suffered a setback secure cheap rates on the two q \
The Brooker area Modern Than Grondal>t''a
In the mid-1950a when the tung railroads coming into Starke, and a )
large crowd of visitors la expected.V.J. .
which great hopes had
oil industry,on
Shipman of Lawtey is presidentof
been built played out.The tung trees.
the Association and will do
had been planted on large t
which We Guarantee Personal And
acreages around Brooker became everything in his power to make the rrSEIIYICESTATICM
affair success.1898..
unproductive because of age, 'and

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It's Anniversary Minor Tune Ups'. Washing & Waxing -.". ;., I 1
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CARLOS JOUl'iSOl'iOwner ;
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l '.'.,.,, ..' the lake compared to only lour or five
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Hampton Elementary School
which offers kindergarten through '
seventh grade, has seen a steady } b.y
growth in student population. This
year enrollment averaged about 304.
The Bradford County School Board is
planning to move seventh graders to
the middle schoolin Starke by the
198041 school year which will ease the .
overcrowded conditions. There is an v ? tFti( o, 4
indication that when enough funds
become available, the school board
may consider enlarging the facility to
accommodate grade through the
I' eighth year as many families In the
'1 area seem to favor such an arrangement \ ,, ; -' ,r
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Prosperous businesses may be gone : .1
; old railroad .... Mrtbeni markets forever, but the little community has ..
I The Liwtey platform where many a c. of strawkorrtes was shipped to
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Florida's history. Churches and a Old postcard shows view cf State Street (now U.S. 301) looking north In :
ing World War It. The higher cost of '" and school most are the residents mainstream seem of content life here to the horse and baggy and bicycle age I

labor and supplies, as well as keep it that wav. Hampton may remain
competition from Mexico and California < largely a'"bedroom" community Did You Know >s>* >ev x
also contributed to the decline.
with most of Its residentsemployed
But part of this dollar loss was
when the DuPont y In other nearby towns and BELL YOUR BIKE give warning when he Is no nearer
made up ilmenite Company east of it 1. citiesbut its oak-shaded streets and At a meeting of the City Council last ''than 60 feet from said person.1899..
already mining
quiet of living wW always have
Starke. started construction of a second pace week two Important ordinances were
mine, the Highland Plant, east appeal to homeowners seeking refuge put on their second: readings. One is WORKING ON ARMORY
of Lawtey in the early 19SO's. from the tensions of city living. called 'the dog ordinance and one Carpenters busy at work repair
This added industry brought in new pertains to bicycles. The bicycle or- lag the second story of the building
residents and Lawtey's business 'dinance to the effect that those owning which Middleton's Livery Stables are
district began to spruce up and take a CHEAP BERRIES bicycles shall equip same with alight located, for the purpose of an Armory
new lease on life. Strawberries have dropped down to' and bell and that a rider approaching for the Guards who will commence '
5 cents a quart.1899.. a person on the street shall drilling in a few days. -1898.LjxTT .
Lawtey has a strategic location be- OM LawUy House
ing situated on U.S. 301 which brings ....
thousands of tourists through Its city ,
limits each year. Because of this the
community has a good chance of see- I
ing it's current population of 693 grow
steadily in the next several years.A .,
new water system was completedin

Hook-ups April 1976 now at a total total 156 cost In of the$476, ',) u, :/\ << ,." '

and another 600 from the Lawtey Cor- .':.: ;. ". .....".". : : : ':
rectional Institute City officials have ', Ii.. : ,
been conducting a study on the t. '..,''\;'"" .". z'I.ri'; .. ..
feasibility of a sewerage system butit .
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is doubtful that residents will see IIIliI ceI'te1? 1 ".. ,," ., t. ,
this improvement for several years \ j't .t.:...,...., ." '
due to the high cost of such a systemin '
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The kindergarten through seventh
grade school will undergo a change by ''i 0'
the 1980-81 school year with the addition -
of eighth grade students. In orderto t.
take care of this Increase in student 'te
population, a new complex will be ad- :

ded. Drawings and specifications .. .. .
have been approved and bids are expected .. ... I'F' '
to take place sometime in Ju- ,' ,. ,..... . ; I
ly The complex will include four :: .
regular classrooms, one special "*'
education room, two reading rooms, V/ ?, "f .?> .
one small itinerant room and an office ; -?.' ,u,, .
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was 366 and it has been projected it I .'. .n ...vA1a'! ,t
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will reach between 451>-475 within the :,;''<' :;> I''''
next five years. A WPJ.f.,
Sources of income vary among the ;;'* a
residents. Many are. employed with FLOYD SETTLES BRADFORD |(" Hk kjt i,

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Proved It's Worth The The Bradford : '
UI I I U.I AM: LAWTEY i To Community. ; : ,
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Soii-in-laH of (01 \ J. Shipman, for '

whom.lown Has named. ,,:';;: ,t County Telegraph Has Always Supported Worthwhile,.. ;' :, : :,

others the prison commute system to and larger DuPont cities while suchas ':t \ Projects For The Benefit Of Our Area And TG&Y Is .i' '
Jacksonville. The strawberry in-
which had been ; I ;
dustry declining :

Within showed the some near improvement future a small this factory year. .. Happy To Add Our Good Wishes For A Happy j;,' J :;\ ;

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for the production of trailers will be '
located near Lawte which will .; :: And More Years Of Useful Service.. .
slightly improve the job market for ::, Anniversary Many .
local residents.All .\ .' 1 .. ',
'in all, Lawtey's future looks ;:1r'<, '. .'I, ./_
stable. With more and :f2.1j l ," .
migrating each day from congested ; r. '' I f/ "
cities the "small town" atmospheremay 4 I
one day be a thing of the past. : .

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y J ':: i (] Our Appreciation To Our Friends In This Trade Area For ,

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I July M. It7 t- J 'f BRADFORD = l 'NMIVBMAHYSchools T P'1-1

I Have Moved from the Home to Multi-Million $ Plant . I

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Back In the earliest Streets. : ,f'l"a' ...
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days of "
settling First Institution which be .J'
can considered ,) .
Bradford County, around 1t' II't!' Jt ( ,j \ ,
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old ;
a school" the ,"
there were "public was r': ,, "' \' '
no \ "
organized .
schools the Starke Male and Female Institute ;. "" .,
any that went on was In established in 1887 That was the year I f(" !llt. ,;,q.'",1. ":.:', Comer L. Peek moved to Starke from ,, ". '.) "
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century of the settlement county is In its scan Green Cove Springs, where he had .,;, :, .f"'f;;I,.'. I ; I ., ( x
and '
for taught a short while after moving to '' .. ,*
every child. But It Is Florida from Boston Ga. Peek Jri". t ri
expensive-' education gobbles became the ;/, ; "F; ,"
up first principal of the I" 1
about 3/4 of A
every state tax dollar "
and Starke Institute .
still Its "
quality is questioned. ;. .
In! J88O, when Bradford County Included This first school was located In a '" '
Union' County, the 37 building at the comer of Walnut and I'
had a budget of$2,305. Teachers Jefferson Streets, the present site of Mr".1"F."
paid on a salary schedule that went were the Starke Woman's Club. Trusteesof ,;:::/. ;
from $20 to $40 per month. the Institute were Capt. J.C. .. .' a
operating budget of just Today Bradford the Richard L.C Hull, Comer L. Peek.J. t (.". ,.....fl'f. -.I ." Ilfl
Ellery Davis, and John Hall. Starke '...
County totals, in ,, "
comparison, some n ,,1'lt rTul '
<<3.5 million for some 4,000 students. Institute was incorporated Feb. 26, irv ,
1883 in Florida Statutes, 1883, .
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In 188O county's schools had total 'n..- vU>'*. Tint- -nil brk'k'shall' l. Imlll in '''1:1: uu' ran d. la make nay HA1 t, I
for IM W kflimil coniplo. 4MI I .S. :Ml. gli
budget of ._i..
2,305..toda.'r, BradfortVstotal ;
,l w r w traveling expenses by not coming to venal inquiry of citizens in regard to '*
school enter our school." the progress of free schools, which we.. (*>
budget tops $5 million.Average have found I"
Bradford County's first public entirely unsatisfactory to ,
I .i pi" -. school board was appointed April 28, every taxpayer, and an entire t
1869. The board organized Nov. 28, DISGUST of the free school system """
attendance in 189J-4 was Chapter 3509 No. 97 by the state .rr 1869 with F.N.B. Oliver as chairmanand prevails, except among those who,' :''"
1,027 students but enrollment was legislature.A t D r I J.R. Richard of Providence as have been made acquainted with they '*
much higher. Rising School, just east well-known private educational a There Is record of distribution of the school funds by our:, t
superintendent. no
of Starke closed In the SO's, for _.,._._,, ,
) example institution was established in Starkein + t tStarke' commission but Richard is believedto predecessors In office. You ask why? !ant
had an enrollment of 45 but an 1881 and enjoyed a good reputation have served from 1867-72. A.. Because the laboring classes have' ..rfj
average daily attendance of 32. among the early educators of the Lawrence is believed to have servedas derived so little benefit and seen soiitl
Students had to help out on the farm state. This was the so-called: Orange superintendent In 1873. Number of little diffusion of knowledge from .<('J
back then, and often were absent. College or Orange Academy, as It was students was estimated at 11400, ac. public resources. Ana(
School terms began October 1 and designated In some early adver cording to information filed in the "We have had a good many ..,!,
ended Jan. 31 back in 1893-4 but often tisements. PRETENDED FREE SCHOOLS, but ,'.
first high rliiM t hmisitl.lit this old! IwiM superintendent' biennial report to
"u" tory *Mrnrliirv
strawberry planting prevented it Orange College was established by m-srnl site tf Sl.irkoiitiniit. C'I"II, the state superintendent of schools. the teachers were always paid by the 'It, !
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starting until several weeks later. Prof G. P. Young in a large two- "Work began at a very late date in patrons with a PROMISE from the .u1l, |
School 1 had to end for strawberry frame structure West Call school officials that '
pick. story on this county... Soon as the superintendent the mi
Ing.Consolidation Street just beyond the present Christian far away as Cedar Key, to board dur 1886 advertisement the Starke Institute was appointed he went throughthe for tuition would BE REFUNDED m
a bad word to use in Church where two small brick ing the school term. went so far as to offer a discount county and conferred with peopleon when collected from the State or tax .)11)
these times, is actually what has happened houses now stand. About the same Tuition per month varied In the different on tuition to families with fouror proposed establishment of free collector; and they have been> ; .;'11
: to local schools since the turn of time, Mr. Young's brother, Prof. departments; the Primary' more children. school. On being apprised of this pro. WAITING PATIENTLY from 1871 un- ,i"i
the century In 1884 there were 53 W.B. Young, started the Lake was $1.50, Intermediate $2, and In the mld-1880's the Starke Institute vision In state law the people accepted til now, when they are told that each- M,
schools in the county, including abouta Navarre Academy at Hampton. One Higher $3. was under the guidance of it cheerfully and eagerly," school year's fund received from the 'u(it!>
dozen all-black schools. Today there of the Youngs had a black beard and Over at the Starke Institute in the Prof. George C. Looney, one of the stated the superintendent's report. State and county cannot be taken to: ; m
are eight public schools and two the other a red beard, so the childrensoon same year, 1883, Prof. Peek was of outstanding and most respected "As the board was unable to complete pay debts of the previous year. }y
private schools in Bradford County came to distinguish between fering "Classical and Scientific educators of the day. Loons was the organization until after taxes "Money has been received from the' ',-iy
There was no bus service back then. them by calling one "Mr. Red Courses, French and Music; also father of Mrs S.F Hamrlck, who were levied, patrons of the schools old treasury for payment of thenii
The numerous schools were small Young" and the other "Mr. Black Preparatory Department" with tuition later ran a kindergarten In Starke for sustain them at present," the report patrons for tuition paid teachers, but .01)
neighborhood affairs, from 10 fo 50 or Young." of $5, $6. and $8 per quarter of 10 many years, and was the grandfatherof stated. "Fourteen (with 326 pupils) From apathy, the MONEY CRISIS OR Joi
60 students, and more often than not Orange College was establishedhere weeks "according to grade." Music Mrs. W.H. Nollman. have been started In this way... a tax THE DECLINE OF THE PRICE OF' lOa
one room with grades one through in connection with the Christian per quarter of 10 weeks was $10. In Education, to Prof. Looney, was a for their support will be levied and 'TURPENTINE' or 'forgetfuJness.1'' 1b,)
eight taught in the same room. Church, which the Youngs organizedat addition, the Starke Institute offered serious matter and he didn't mind collected without opposition... the losers have not been remuner lId
Students walked to school. High the same time. The school was the services of Rev. Wm. Moret saying so in the public press. His private schools already in operation ated. ,!
school students of early days often chartered Fla. Statutes 1883 .(M.E.C.) late of Nimes France, as advertisements in 1886 gave the have aranged to come in under the "But with a great deal of exertion* 3
boarded in Starke; it was too far to No. 99, by the Florida Classical Tutor. following views on the subject of school system.. progress made largely on the part of the members of the ?.,:,
travel by horse and buggy back and Legislature on Feb. 27, 1883, and the discipline'? due to support and encouragementof board, the PROSPECT. IS MUCHSbo
forth to, say, Brooker. church received its charter the same Students of both institutions obtained were "We rigidly enforce good order, but Legislators from this county.,." MORE CHEERING now than it has .,.?,
Early teachers were thorough, year. Incorporators of.. advised that board could be in such a way that it u pleasant and been for six months past. With the,, ,('1
..perhaps, but-h d httlc-to work with In lege were G.P. Young, D.L. Alvarez, with the principal or In'private homes profitable to a good pupil' galling A'Nbv*. 7, 1873 letter from Isaac J. amount of funds on hand and that .
comparison with modern school J.J. Cone T.W. Sweat, and ,J.M. at $2.50 per week, not including and oppressive only to a bad one. Hatch, chairman of the School Board which will soon be received from the "
plants of today. In Starke, a Mrs. Johns. washing and Ironing. Parents who do not wish their to Hon. J.C. Gibbs, state superintendent collector,we expect to start between 6. ';**
Brown taught in her Walnut Street The Young school made a special Competition between the two children governed are requested not ,states: and 12 schools, and have sufficient "' "
home Mrs. 'Captain' Jones taught at appeal to out-of-town students and schools must have been keen, judging to send them to our school. Young "We have been obliged to get all the money at the end of each term to pay ran*
home and Mrs John Darby operateda many came to Starke from other from the extensive advertising they rowdies, and drunkards, and libertines information we have obtained by going the teachers for their service,and not s1
small private school in her home at towns in the county, and even from as did In the Telegraph. In its! April 10, and tobacco worms will save over the county and making per- (see page 1-U

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reach the century mark with a hundred year record of service yourself' ,, your family, and your business by taking advantage ,

to their community and Its people. We are. proud 'to of the many services offered by your homo town...savings.:id, :': t

know that our county newspaper Is among this select few, loan institution. Drop by at your convenience" d l lot bus ;j. i

'. and ,it to makes: us realize that the Telegraph must have been explain why you, should "Come Stay With Us because ".' :. f

be .''W ,'1i Stay With You!" f t i d $='
'doing' something right since Its establishment in 1879. K you may ; :;; : I

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We know .healthfulness. there having been a must have felt or
about Schools the State. The buildings have been Professor Looney as a mighty important
r ...more remodelled throughout In such hlghtonedChristlan gentleman a profound period of sevetl years with an average" mighty lonesome up on the stage all
as to make them both scholar and.* a teacher of the daily; attendacetn: our(H Wic school by himself. ,
(Frontpage lit> Bradford County High School, o modious and elegant in style, with com-an highest grade. Iinarlan of 900. In'*hid tfcere WM not a tingle' .. Hut 16M aCtfcl4io it win obvious -
o Prof. is'unexceiled. death. The citizens of Starke are the town was the old
Both outgrowing
under the name it still carries today, Looney
the to convenience and
run county or school board In debt eye comfortespecially
by employing more teachers than we was founded in 1891, occupying the mentally and morally his pupils show moral and law abiding a church- frame school house
have same building that had been used by Saturday. July 5. 1913 Starke freeholders
means to pay and have to Issue
script, as has been done, in the Starke Institute(ton site ofpre entWoman's went to the polls and voted t IS ..
or some *
to 44 in favor of bonding for a
on cases hand.issue" script and keep the money made In the Club.March). Announcement 6 issue of was The Old Starke Institute itcouldhare no drunkards, libertines. $30.000 school building to be located

ttt Telegraph of that year, as follows: on nine acres of property front on

By 1887 Bradford County, which ADFORI1 COUNTY or 'tobacco worms9 the classrooms of Professor Looney. Eighth Temple and Avenue Ninth and now I lying' Adkins between and
then included Union had
County 51 Washington Streets). This was the
s schools, 42 white and 11 black. While HIGH St'iiOOLStarke,Florida old red brick two-story building in
students numbered 1,640 and blacks
local residents of today
which most
The above school has been
: numbered 370. The 58 teachers werepaid and is now controlled by a Com They have had the Institution Incor the Impress of the hand of a genius in going people having congregations of went to high school, and which was
a total of $5,843. an average of consisting of the business and porated and have succeeded in securing this his chosen profession.We ,various dt'nominationll.'Ith neat torn down in 1972 to make room for
just over $104 each per year The pany professional men of the town of the services of Professor G.C can assure every one desiring to church buildings. Society is good the new yellow brick one-story
I superintendent was paid $300 per Starke who have the Inclination, the Looney the famous Southern scholar educate their children that this schoolis consisting of people from every section buildings with flat roofs which now
,or $25 month. School board .
I year per ability and the means of making it the and educator. to take charge of the situated in a beautiful and attrac of the Union cover the greatly expanded BHS cam
members were paid a total of$276 for
their most practical and thorough school In school. live locality noted for its The faculty will be complete givingnot pus.
year's services.
only a comprehensive collegiatecourse From the modest $30.000 buildingthat
but (special attention will be seemed so grand 64 years ago
given to such Industrial studies as the high school has continued to grow.
typewriting telegraphy! phono The sprawling physical plant now Includes '
graphy, music vocal and instrumental a middle school and a multi-
drawing painting etc. million dollar vocationaltechnicalcenter
The fall session will embrace Oc as well as a high school plant of.
tober. November and December the 10 buildings and a football stadium.
spring session January. February. The total county schools at presentare
March April, and !May probably worth $20 million of to
Primary class, up to 4th Reader day's dollars.
per mo.$1.. Buildings were added graduallyfrom
Intermediate class, Arith.. gram.. 1915 until 1950. The small outlyIng
I Geog.. etc. $:!.00. schools were gradually closed out
Common School Course $3.00. and in the 20's a bus system became
Collegiate, Algebra, Science necessary to transport students to
Languages! Higher Mathematics consolidated schools at Starke.
etc.- $4.00. Brooker. Law ley. and Hampton.
Board in excellent families at$10 to In 1941.two more buildings.A and B
$12 per month. Buildings, were added to the high
For any additional Information ad- school built in 1913.
dress the principal Prof. Geo. C. In 1949 Harmon P. Morgan was
Looney, or J. Chas. Richard, elected superintendent and served
Secretary four terms until retiring in 1965 A
Honorable.Gaskins,President. quiet man !Morgan proved
knowledgeable in keeping up with
As public schools came into greater state school regulations. Morgan was
prominence, many of the old private adept at handling school board
schools dwindled away, and Orange members and making them under
College seems to have suffered that stand educational concepts and mak-
fate. The building that housed it later ing them see things his way.
burned. During Morgan's tenure an
Bradford County High School continued agriculture building, since demolished -
to do business at the old stand, ,was added jn 1949,the students do-
the present Woman's Club property, ing the labor and a separate
for more than 20 years. Graduating cafeteria was added that year. The
classes were small in those days, and south wing of the old BHS building
there are several accounts in The which had been serving as a
Telegraph where elaborate cafeteria, was turned into a business
commencement exercises were held education department. The original
for a graduating class that numberedtwo
or even one lone senior who (seepage IS)

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(From page 14f) as tail iWa' ,
m Murw of freedom and to do their ny. and black Steve Baker provided WATER SYSTEM NEEDED NO WATER At SCHOOL' TOBACCO ROOMING:
- 0HS auditorium was turned Into a own thing. BHS with a winning basketball team. Stub Is healtox.bvtaftciad A good welt drinking. water is Bradford's orange Moon has set.
BBS lIbrary Discipline gradually became more Larry Brown, who now plays with the ,. of water works wi t.-b water badly needed at the h nrhnoliltpresent _but another has taken its place It.i I. I
Band and music. lax. and academic standards were PUtsburf Stealers, won the hearts..f would Improve this healthy condition the scholars haves to carry the tobacco moon and it is full and
were added In 154,rooms a new auditoriumwas and a gym lowered over the iMO's and e0's. It white students when he came to BHS materially -1896.SHEARING. waler from a long distance -1MB. shining brightly ..1111.t .
built hi 1MB. all those red has been only in the past few years as a senior end and became a football
brick MACHINEMr.
buildings till that evidence of a swing back to the star.
new yellow bricked standing BHS among the old values of reading. writing and Jearlean Johnson In 1967 was the Edward MiddMon.our popular
buildings arithmetic and discipline have been first black student to become valedictorian liveryman has a new horse-shearing
In W7 the state
Legislature passed at BHS.In machine. it is a dandy, and does not
the the Minimum Foundation Program lace Judge Charles R. Scott of hesitate to make the fur fly. -1898.
philosophy of which
was that
the U.S.District Court in Jacksonville
every student in the state was entitled Tl'RPENTINE PLANT BfSYIn
placed the under
county a districtingplan
to an equal education. Poor
counties closed a recent interview with Elarbee
which out RJE High then
such as Bradford, were given the Company turpentine operators
lYE Elementary in the Reno sectionof
same amount of money per teacher as Starke and Anderson Junior Highin whose plant Is situated In East
richer south Florida counties. Of Lawiey. Since that year all Negro Starke, we gleaned the following In-
course rich counties could still add to students have attended former all- lonnuiiim Mr Elarbee has 50 men at
the amount the state gives as they white schools with very little disrup work cutting boxes and is continually
can today but poor counties at least tion perhaps because outstanding enlarging his force. He has erected Ig U
get a minimum amount from the black athletes and outstanding black some 15 houses in which his laborers
state.It academicians had paved the live, and has also a handsome house
was 17 years before the state The school board sold Anderson way. which he occupies.1898..
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again considerable
any amount of Elementary to the prison system and
construction money. Morgan's daysas closed out RJE. WAR DECLARED ,
superintendent were spent largely noticeable In local schools. The mid In 1979.Supt. Casey said enrollment BETWEEN NEWSPAPERS
trying to figure out how to keep a die school was built in 1968 without totaled 3.862 students. Community War has been declared between the
teacher in front of each class because walls and has been a source of con schools at Brooker with ISO Lake Butler Bulletin and the Starke
teachers were hard to find, few Telegraph. The caasus belli is
wanting troversy since because of the noise pupils.Hampton with over ZOO and
t to come to Bradford County when level. The present school board is Lawtey with 350 and two 500-pupil something concerning one courthouse
they could make more money finally Installing walls to make elementary schools In Starke. election in Bradford County which '
elsewhere and because money had to separate classrooms in the middle Southside and Starke Elementary bids fair to shake the foundations
'be spread thin to get through the school. Schools make up the elementary from the ramparts of Swift Creek to Confederatey
school year. There was a bare bones Since 1954 the county has added schools in the county. Bradford Mid the battlements of Sampson River.' ,
maintenance budget and students about 60 pupils per year to its schools.In dle School houses sixth seventh and It may be well to remember that the
bought most of their own supplies. 1954 Starke added 70 students to eighth graders BHS completes the race Is not always to the swift nor the ,
Some years toilet paper ran out Starke Elementary and about 40 to system with grades 9-12. victory to the strong but we say "layon GunShop'
before the school term ended and Bradford High. Rural enrollment has A great federal emphasis has been McDuff and damned be he who ; "
there was no money to buv more. 'also been growing in recent years placed on vocational schools and in first cries hold! Enough)" -1B98. w' I
In 1965 current Supt. Tom Casey with the Lawtey area the fastest BradfordUnionVocationalTechnical
took office and started a multi-million growing in the county now, and a new Center has been LADIES IMPROVE PARK Located In Our New BuildingOn !',
building program. As the state took The ladles of the S.L.I.A. have improved -
B-classroom complex Is to be built built on property directly back of the '
over more and more of school fun there within the next few years.In BHS campus and adjacent to the mid the park by having the grass '
ding. Supt. Casey proved most adeptat the mid.1950'.. the county school die school. Three new buildings are mowed off and the trees trimmed. 238 S. Walnut St.
getting Bradford County Its shareof enrollment totaled 3,000 students including currently going up with the vo-tech They are Indignant over the fact that
building money. Since Casey has 700 blacks. There were 87 center in his fifth phase of construc some person or persons art! in the 9647237We
taken over there are new schools all white teachers and 25 Negro teachers tion. habit of cutting on the trees and ben
over'the county- at Brooker, Hamp- at that time. Started in 1968 the vo-tech center ches with a pocket knife and have kill.
ton and Lawtey. The complete new At one time in 'the system there provides programs for adults and ed several trees by cutting great
high school vo-tech center and middle were separate salary schedules with vocational students from the high gashes in them -1898. Can Fix Your 100 Year
schools were built under plans .salary for blacks about half that of school. Vo-tech programs Include ,
made by Supt. Casey. white teachers; the salary schedulefor professional truck driving and heavy SCHOOL ATTENDANCEThe
Casey lost the superintendency by blacks was kept under wraps and equipment maintenance, carpentry Bradford County High School Old Stan Like How...."''' ; .; ,
:35 votes to James Temple in 1973 nobody could get a look at it. Salariesfor masonry typing and bookkeeping for has an enrollment of 94 scholars. Thisis '
regained the seat in 1975 after Temple blacks and women were equalized adults horticulture cosmotology, an unusually large attendance for
quit in mid-term. But Casey's master earlier in education, however than In and sewing classes. this season of the year. Prof. Herculesis ""
plan for building has been carried out most professions. With the county growing mostly the right man in the right place.
with Temple adding two of the The U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1954 because people are moving here to -1898.
buildings at the new BHS. banned discrimination because of get out of now populous areas of Stop By And Let'usShow
Over the years from Prof. Looney's race creed or color Jacksonville and Gainesville and HOOVERS MOVING HERE ,'
strict discipline the philosophy of the right to attend what before had points In south Florida, Supt. Casey Mr.C.F. Hoover and family of Lake j
educators here, and all over the country been all-white segregated schools. predicts modest growth for the school City will move to Starke In the near ;
has gradually became less strict But it was 1963 before the first four system. He says the schools will con future, and will occupy the Knight You Ou$;,
; At one point in the late 50's and early black students attended Bradford tinue to progress to provide for the Individual cottage near the electric light plant.
,I 1960's.professors at the University of High. They came under freedom of development of each student Mr. Hoover's ions Frank and Joe, '
'Florida were telling prospective choice. Thirteen blacks attended the philosophy under which modern will open a permanent photograph Gun Selection.We :
i teachers to allow students great BUS in 1966. schools are being operated. gallery here. -1898. .

Starke is a town of 1,000 in-
habitants. Six couples from this city Also Have Guns For Sale
have married within the last two
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to be wed within the next two weeks.Is At 15% Above Dealers Cost, Plus
y Braaler'lsNewest there another town in the state that
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, Bradford Hospital and Health Department Tops in Services I

< It was a proud moment one Sunday surgical and delivery rooms, office black" so far this year and the present
t I in March, 1955, when 1,500 Brad- and lobby emergency rooms, x-ray rate of occupancy of the 54-bed
ford Countians toured the new and labs kitchen and service area, faculty ranges from the high 001 to
: ,$314, Bradford County Hospital lobby area and prayer room. 14 patient the low 70.. Libby said that a 70 per
i during open house ceremonies,marking rooms and two nurseries with a : cent rate Is adequate: to keep the
I the culmination of years of effort total of 25 beds. hospital with funds sufficient for Its
on the part of local leaders. : budget.
: The quality of the hospital's ,.
The goal of a modern facility to physical plant, patient care, ad Following its policy of keeping
serve the needs of Starke and its surrounding ministration, and medical and nursing services, facilities, and equipment on,
area was finally realized by staffs contributed to a full accreditation par with the beat available, the
the use of combined resources including by the Joint Commissionon hospital is planning improvements,
federal Hill-Burton funds, Accreditation of Hospitals after .W including relocating and expanding
state race track money received by one year of operation. its emergency rooms, updating
the county, a special bond Issue, and radiology, and implementing a data
donations of money, as well as some Further expansion In 1962 Included processing system where quick
"t. furnishings and equipment by In- a $300,000 wing, doubling tho patient readouts of financial and patient information -
dividual donors. capacity: with another 25 beds. can be obtained. f fI
This addition was funded by a$165,000 I
From the start the hospital board Hill-Burton fund grant.A Present members of the hospital
wished to design a facility equipped to ( t board are: George Shuford chair
offer a thinly populated area with the great stride in improved man; Mrs. Lucile Green, Darr
most modern and professional emergency service was realized in Williams, Curtis Sanders, and Joseph
characteristics of larger 1973 with the addition of Emergency Stephenson.Much .
metropolitan hospitals. According to Medical Care service, funded by the
R. E. (Bob) Edmondson the first ad- county. The EMC units are specially ......: credit for the pleasant atmosphere
ministrator, that goal was reached. equip to render service to heart of the hospital and servicesto
by means of a central !' "" '" the public goes to two organizations .
The original 41-room hospital consisted communications system, keeping the the Hospital Auxiliary and the:
of six sections including the emergency medical technicians In Aerial View of Bradford County Hospital young group of volunteer workers,the
Candystripers. Typical of the many
local Auxiliary members is Mrs.;
contact with doctors who presence ip4 a ten-year period. A change in George A.Anderson who was recently,
treatment while enroute to the management policy was, deemed presented a special pin for completing
hospital.The county now has a total of necessary by.the board, and a three- 4,000 hours of volunteer service .
h M three emergency units, the first being l year contract, effective April 21, 1978, in the past 20 years. The Auxiliary -
I donated by the Eight-County was signed with Methodist Hospital in members are responsible for I
Emergency Medical Service project, Jacksonville, under which Methodist the refreshment machines and the ,
and the other two purchased by the provides an administrator, administrative operation of the hospitality shop at
county. services, and service to t the hospital using the profits from
department beads. these activities for the purchase of
The first administrator Bob Ed needed furnishings and equipment.
mondson,is credited with keeping the Tony Rose became the first ad Their present project is the purchaseof
hospital "in the black" until his ministrator under this contract, remaining new furniture for the hospital lobby -
retirement In 1967, but financial until last spring when he The Candystripers add a cheerful:
troubles developed In later years,anda resigned to accept other employmentand note to the hospital scene and make
1977-78 financial statement showed was succeeded by David Libby themselves useful in many ways.
the hospital losing money, largely
Hospital Pictured Soon After Construction because of uncollected accounts dur- The hospital has operated "In the HEALTH SERVICE
Another important factor in
maintaining the health of the citizens.
of Bradford County are the many services -'
provided by the Health Depart.,
Old fashioned Sale ment on Church Street, which started,
serving the community as a "health
unit" in 1941 under Dr. Malcolm J:
Ford as director.

GENERAL ELECTRIC This unit-or clinic-was established ,
due to the proximity of Camp Blan-i
Big freezer section. ., ding, which caused overcrowding of,
Chafe Starke and the consequent threat of
2-Speed Washer with no defrosting everl! 1W Magic contagious diseases. The growing
need of a full-scale health service:
Filter-Flo Wash Action I became evident.Assisted by a federal
Gas Range grant of $30,000 and the donation by
the late R. A. (Lex) Green of propertyon
30 Inch Church Street as a site, the present
= Health Department building was',
I t ? completed and opened to the public on ,;
WiI Sept. 18, 1942. It was started as a two-
county unit, as Camp Blanding was
located in Clay County,although most
) $25900 of the families of service men lived in
Bradford. Later, Union County was,
added to make it a three-county unit,
I WllhTr.d.- but with the Increasing population Of )
t the area, the department here is now
limited to Bradford alone.

r a The department opened in 1942
) with a bare-,bones staff of six, composed -,
MODIL ww..rioor 1..CU IT NO-FROST NerRlOlMIONdR.E1pR' GD of Dr. Ford, director for the
.FIIt.r-Flo' .,...... It....IM Normal' Cycle. Dellcsle .4,1O..1L haven :I........-- End Of {!>, three counties; Carolyn Inman, clinic
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eooMownNOlnF $339 Dr. A. Y. Covington became
ONLY On director of the tri-county unit in 1946,
serving until his retirement in 1973,
completing a tenure of 27 years of the
total 37 years the department has ser,
Gas Grill :
Don'tSuffer : viced the county.
With an average of 10,000 clients
I'it visiting the health department annually -
it the staff has been enlargedfrom
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5,000 BTU/Hr. The la/xxv nrroo BTU/Hr three part-time members. At presentthis
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When You Can With two such efficiently-
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A century ago the principal 1 use of Gas in the County Hospital and the Bradford
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home was for lighting How times have changed for the needs of the people Bradfordcan

The Space You Need. since then! Today the old gaslight, fixtures have boast that its health facilities are
on par with the best to be found