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VOL XX TITUSVILLE FLA FRIDAY MARCH 9 1900 NO 46
1 CURRfNT LOCAL LACOMICS
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J BrIef Mention of What la Going On b
and About TitusvIlle
t Mr Marcus Frank of Miami was in
town the first of the present week
I Send your watches for repairs to W M
I Woodward Titusville Work guaranteed
A mild type of the lagrippe had about
visited every family in this town within
the past week or so
Beautiful spring weather with south
easterly winds this week remind us more
of April weather than March
Mr and Mrs Geo M Robbins board
f ed the northbound train yesterday after
noon for a short trip to Jacksonville
Mr Harry Budge ol Miami stopped
k off at this place Saturday on his way to
Jacksonville and called at THE STAK
office
Younga Bicycle Livery Hutchinson
avenue near Indian Uiver hotel Tan
dems and single wheels Popular prices
W E Younga
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t Mr lIe A Carrell is mounted on a
brand new Orient of the latest style
which arrived hero the first of the week
Mr J T Price has purchased the two
fish boats and outfit that was owned by
Mr W A Farmer The fishermen here
are catching more trout than mullet just
nowDr
Dr Herbert Deere and wife of New
ark Ohio were passengers on the south
bound train last Friday en route to In
dianola where they will visit Mr
Humphreys
Mr Fred Hodgman of the Hodgman
Rubber Co was among the arrivals iti
town last Friday on a visit to his friend
Capt Washington A Coster manager of
the Canaveral club
r Mr W A Farmer of this place has
secured the position of telegraph operator
ut Daytona and left last week to take up
that position Ho may move his family
there as soon 03 convenient
tF Mr Herbert E Naething who with
his fatherinlaw Mr Schilling have
been enjoying about three weeks hunting
on Indian river returned to theic homes
in New York city Wednesday afternoon
J One of the members of the baud with
Cooper l Cos show a fine clarinet
player had decided to remain in Titus
vine and join Indian River band having
accepted work with the McFarland Fruit
Protection Co
Mr J W Ballentine of Imrpcs spent
Saturday in town Mr Ballentine ex
pects to leave fur his New Jersey home
sometime the coming week much to the
regret of his neighbors and friends liv
ing at Sharped
The Sulith Gorton protean entertain
ers who recently gave an entertainment
in our town passed through here Wed
nesday on their way to Melbourne where
they have an appointment while the
chautauqua is in session this week
The yawl rigged yacht Coon from
New York owned by Capt W F Lang
ley f 0 over all 17 feet beam and draw
ing only LS inches of water stopped at
this place this morning southbound in
charge of Coat Pilot Dolph Sheldon of
New Smyrna
Archdeacon B F Brown will hold di
vine service at Jupiter on Friday the tith
at 101011 m and i1O p m at Eden
r Sunday the 11th UoO u m J lUlU
Wnveland > HO p in Bishop Gray will
visit St Gabriels church Titusville on
t a Tuesday kith Service at 7 0 p m
Messrs D P Smith and J McCrory
of New Smyrna were in town Monday to
attend the special masters sale of real
estate advertised in the case of D P
Smith vs F M glut as administrator of
the estate of Julius Tyler The mil es
tate wad bid in by Mr Smith fat the
sum of 10000
Mr Jets Harper was called this week
to take the position as station agent for
the F R C railway at Pablo Beach Mr
Harper has many friends here in Titus
vine who regret to have him leave us
but at the same time congratulate him
on securing a higher position His posi
tion hero will be filled by Mr W F
Jihb and Mr 1F Knox will take Mr
I Jibhs position as night operator
Capt E 11 Rice arrived home last Fri
day from Sebastian where he has been
work several weeks on the canal leading
from the river to the ocean cut for the
purpose of opening u new inlet at that
point Owing to the very low stage of the
water in the river it was deemed best not
to make the cut cleat into the ocean and
this latter piece of work is now left to be
done when the water in the river is
high Capt Rite informs us that he
left three feet of water in the canal
HitchcockGray
Wedding hells pealed merrily in Titus
ville Sunday when Mr Fred N Hitch
cock and Miss Mamie Gray were married
at the residence of the brides father
Mr S F Gray with only the immediate
family relatives and a few very intimate
friends present Rev W N Chaudoin
of LaGrange being called upon to per
form the marriage ceremony The bride
looked charming and handsome and was
becomingly attired in a traveling suit of
brown with hat to match while the
groom wore the usual conventional black
After receiving the congratulations of
family relatives and their friends Mr
and Mrs Hitchcock boarded the 428
train for Miami which will be their
home They received a large number
of handsome wedding presents The
bride leaves a host of friends in Titus
ville which has been her home since
childhood all of whom wish her and her
husband a happy and prosperous life
Mr Ilitchcock is a most exemplary
young man and is spoken of most highly
by all who know him During the past
year he was engaged at his calling on
the new Flagler hotel the Colonial at
Nassau A large party of the friends of
the bride accompanied the young couple
to the railway station to see them off and
bid them a hearty adieu
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altonEg er
e received last week but just one
day too late for publication in our last the
announcement card that Miss Aline
Thomas Egger and Mr Percy George
Walton were married in Philadelphia on
Wednesday Feb 21st Many friends of
the newlymarried couple in this section
fiend them hearty congratulations They
will be at home after May 1st at Hotel
Brighton Atlantic City
We are the sole agents for Middle
tons premium coffees teas and bak
ing powder Valuable presents given
to those who purchase We guaran
tee our goods the best that money
can buy W J CRAYFORD
JUST UKCKIVKI
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A carload of the finest wide cypress
lumber Build your boat now
G F PUMMMJX
Ean Gallie Fla
PICNIC AT IXWAXOLA
Alt the Southern Sports and Games of
Olden Times
The thirtysecond anniversary of the
picnic and ball which is held annually in
honor of Mrs John Field the first lady
that stepped on Merrills Island A day the
people of Brevard county look forward to
Thirtytwo years ago Mr and Mrs
John Field arrived at Indinnoln and
have lived there ever since
The picnic will be held on March l5th
in front of their resilience in a grove of
magnolias and palmcttoes If you wish
to see something jeen only at these
gathering come and bring your dinner
basket well filled Come early and stay
late Come and enjoy a good long day
with Aunt Eliza and Incle John
A turkey pull given by the cow boys
of Merrills Island and the fast riders of
Indian river No head no turkey Fun
begins at the word go
Five quarters of hivf to be won by the
best three shots out of live
l unit pitching clay pigeon shooting
by the best teams on the river Every
botly can shoot iiuoit match by Indian
ola anti Merrill ixperls
Greased pig to bo ridden by all the
boys for the prie
Champion lugofwar indinnoln will
t match Merrill Cocoa aid Kocklcdgu
I Sack racing wheelbarrow racing hi
ther foot race tat mens nice and girls
and boys fool nice all for prie
A 4nigter baby killing time all day
A grand hall and cuke walk in the eve
ning at the Imliaitola club house
Come old come soon ami have a
good time All will lie nui le welcome
Rclrcshmcnls served at all hours
By t MtUr of oinmiltce
BARRED PLYMOUTH ROCK Eggs
for hatching 13 for l
B B PYLES Titusville
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ItlCVClKS AT A ItAIUiAlN
One White racer itt inch frame with
racing equipment in gin d order used
very little cheap Also Crescent road
ster 14 inch frame maroon way down
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in price Speak quick Call at Till
Si itoilice
Hunt unit iifht Sail
I Fit ami workmanship guaranteed Fish
boat sails a specialty Send for estimate
11 BUXKIKK
I Tiluville Florida
I For thoroughbred poultry and poul
try supplies of all kinds write E W
I Axnsden Ormond Fla
tftIf8T NfW8 RND IHCIDfHIS
Matters of Interest Ttlat Are Happening
Around Town
Mr E J Triay of Jacksonville spent
a part of Sunday and Monday in town
Owing to the continuance of repairs on
the Presbyterian church there will be no
services held Sunday
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Mr W F Dixon of Cocoa paid his
brother Dr J M Dixon a visit Satur I
day and Sunday
Mr T G Ronald of Lotus stopped
off here last Saturday on his way to Day
tona and took in the show that day
Hon M S Jones judge of the seventh
judicial circuit is holding the spring
term of court in Osceola county this
week
Mr O H Muhlbacher of Jackson
ville was visiting relatives in town the
latter part of last week and early part of
the present week
Miss Laura L Sharp of City Poiot I
who spent several days last week with i
Mr E W Hall and family returned to
City Point Sunday
Messrs B F heal awl logo McJun
kin of City Point came to town Satur
day to take in the show We received
a pleasant call from Mr McJunkin
Messrs Geo M Quarterman W E
Chandler Floyd Quarterman and Orlan
do Quarterman Jr all of Banana river
and Banana creek were in town Tuesday
We received a pleasant call Saturday
from Miss Florence A Martin of City
Point accompanied by her friend Miss
Sallie Hall of this place also Mr E E
Su insou of Sharpes
Bicycle races for the medals will be
run oil tomorrow afternoon The racing
element is getting at work early this
season and a fine line of wheels is al
ready represented
Mrs La ceter from Alabama after
visiting her father Mr J C Keller at
Daytona was a passengeron the south
bound train yesterday to Miami on a
visit to her sister Mrs Sewell
Engineer C F Haskins who formerly
was on the run on Indian River division
of the11 ct KW is now transferred to
the main line of the Plant system run
ning between Sanford Tltnpa
Mri B Terry started for the north
Tuesday afternoon after spending about
a week in town He stopped off in St
Augustine timid Jacksonville until Thurs
day morning when he sailed for New
York on the Iroquois
Mr U B Siewari of Brantley was a
visitor to his brother Dr A A Stewart
the hitler part of lust week Mr Stew
art estimates thai his orange crop this
coming year will be in the neighborhood
of 4OIK boxes
The regular meeting of thc town coun
cil for March was held Tuesday evening
but we understand that there was no
husines of any importance transuded
The iijual routine proceedings and audit
ing of monthly accounts forexpense were
attended to
Mr Frank M Wilson of Canaveral
mill the Mesrs Will and K 1 Irate
lorius of Baiianu river were in town
Wednesday Mr Vilxm purchacil n tine
Crescent ciiamlcss wheel while here from
Eo ILVagerf as there is tine riding on tin
beach from Canaveral both north HIH
I I south
I Mr Larsen private secretary to Third
I Vice President J E Ingrahani of the F
I K C railuay wa in town Tuesday
making an in > Hction of the factory ol
I the McFarland Fruit Protection Co and
I he preyed himself as being very favor
I ably impresril with the works of this
I comimnv
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Monday the three remaining members
I of the Canaveral club took their de
ipuiture laid although the quarters oi
the club will be open yet fur two or three
weeks it is quite doubtful if any more
of the members will vtit there this
I
rcason Tho > e leaving Mondav were
i Col C P Horion and Mr T Uatson
I Merrill who went to Pnlm Bench ant
iMr C F Aver left for his home in
i Boston
Mr C K Sauiulers wife and two sons
and IV J W Gristtird and wife returned
from their cruise down the riverSaturdav
in the Golden Kuki
sloop tll having sailed as
far as the canal leading into lake Worth
There on account of the dredging thud
trip via water was given up and tht
party went to Ialm Beach via rail from
Jupiter 11 r Saunders left yetierday
for Daytona St Augustine and Jack
i sonille where he leaves his family am 1
I makes a business trip through Middle
j Florida
Home Minstrels
The entertainment given at the opera
douse last Friday evening was excellent
when it is taken into consideration how
little time was given to rehearsals since
the affair was so very hastily gotten up
There would undoubtedly have been a
larger attendance had not the show been
hilled for the following day and prob
ably many who had made up their minds
fully to take in the circus felt that they
could hardly afford both but the attend
ance neverthjess was fair While the
boys did not make anything above ac
tual expenses it leaves them with ma
terial for another entertainment in the
near future The following took active
part on the boards Arthur Brown gen
eral manager and interlocutor J T
Knox and Bert Ives officiated as Bones
ami Tarn bo respectively W E Van
landinglmm E E Knox F H Davis I
the Kyzer brothers of Mim II A Car
rell R W Jovner W L Brown and
Philip Wright
All acted their parts creditably and
special mention might well be made of
the Knox brothers Yanlandingham Ives
and Davis who carried the leading parts
Music for songs and dancing was furnish
ed by J T Knox the Kyzer brothers
and it W JovntTr
Found In Want
We do not suspect that anyone in our
town was aware that there has been a
family in want of the necessities of life
but such has been the case and it was
brought out in an indirect way Sunday
before Cooper Cos circus left town
One of the ladies of this show happened
to call at the house where the Brooks
family reside the husbind and father
only died a few weeks ago and on en
tering found the destitute condition that
the folks were in Circus people have
heartP and are the most liberal people in
the world She heard the story of the
poor woman and immediately went out
among the show men and those who hap
pened to be about looking on and took
up a collection ainountinu to over eight
dollars and gave it to the poor widow In
our paper of Jan 26th wherein was men
tioned the death of Mr Brooks was
stated the family were in destitute
circumstances and it was supposed that
the widow received her monthly stipend I
of x 10 from the county but we are in
formed that as she only asked for the
allowance while her husband was ill at
the February meeting her allowance was
cut off Since the above facts developed
a petition to have her reinstated on the
Hat of county poor has been circulated
and presented to the board of county
commissioners in sea ion this week with
the result that she is now allowed 10
per month It seems the poor woman
does not want to be dependent upon till
county but owing to the sickness of her
little boy who partially supports her
she has been unable to look after her
family of four children
TUAVKL VIA TIIK CLYIUC LINK
Tourists and all parties returning north
I should take a sea trip via the jiopular
Ilyili line Tickets avid reservations can
be secured of K B Uauer at Tin Srxi
otlice This is the mos1 pleasant time of
I the year lo take a trip on tllr ocean
I VIIKN inn in iti >
Buy your Inmlxr mel il Mrs ltuilll t
liHiilwntv paintsuttl all other buildin
material of t i F PVI I I
I Enlt ialhe Kin
WAII IAiKi t WAIU rvrKi
i Ju = t received spring samples lKXj
I up to duct wall PBJHM prices ranging
from Ic to lVts per roll bolt picture
1 frniiM moulding from Sets to S4is JUT
1 foot Paper tiling washable nil tit w toY
1 from locts to h cis ptr roll Sainph
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ftiraishid by ninil U1 cam ia stun on ex
hihiiiou Rt niv sltop in TitusvilU
i W It KVV
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Cooper A = Vs Show
tiK per i Co how MV an nlterinmn
ami eveninir exiii > ili n lure n tti1rlay
Tin attendance although 1I0t lillin the
iitnvji at either exhibition wa > a fair
one for ihistctiMi t aril Manager Ilen
es y was quile well sitislietl As the
shows next date was nt Daytona on
Monthly they did not leave here until
runday night The features of txpller lt
lus show Ute all first class the per
i formers eing artists in their respective
lines ami the costumes were nil new ami
bright enhancing the npiKuranee of the
different acts
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UoM MfJnUi to HAUlKK whiskey a t
New Orleans iV Worlds Fair Chicago Try
il Volt will endorse the Judges verdict
Soldby LOSLKY i MOTLONV
Titusvi I uJltt
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STATE NriS ITEMS
lilts of Inforiiistlon About Various Events
Occurring at Different Florida Points
In Dade county says the Tropical Sun
the sentiment is undoubtedly growing
strong in favor of Judge William S Jen
nings as candidate for Floridas next gov
ernor
Admiral Dewey is shortly expected to
visit Jacksonville and then he will be
greeted by a naval and military reception
such as has never been attempted in this
state
Last Wednesday C D Blakeslee and
Marcus Jones made the largest catch of
fish of the season on the St Lucie ri er
In one haul they caught 4400 pounds of
sheephead besides several Inndred
pounds of trout and bottom fish
Probably never before in the history
of the resort business of this country were
there so many wealthy and well known
people gathered muter the roof of one ho
tel as are now being entertained at the
Royal Poinciana at Palm Beach
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Hon T L Clarke of Monticello is
once more a candidate for the legislature
from Jefferson county Mr Clarke is a
strung man and during previous terms
Tallahassee has made a record which
may this year insure his nomination and
election
Garfield Green a negro of Fairfield
Marion county was carried to Ocala last
week by a deputy sheriff for killing an
other negro The arrested man says they
were tiring at a mark for sport and the
man who was killed stepped in front of
Greens weapon its it was discharged
The State Medical society will hold its
next annual meeting in Orlando April
llth The doctors have a strong organ
ization in Florida and they are apt to
turn out in force accompanied by their
wives at their annual meeting Orlando
will give them a cordial welcome tumid
treat them handsomely
II B Gaskins clerk of the circuit
court of Calhoun county has made n
deal with Col F A Salomonson fir ±
000 acres of timber land in Calhoun coun
ty The land was owned by foreign per
sons and represented by Col Salomon
son The price is not given but those
+ who know say that the check is a lat
oneNo
No light has beeu thrown on the mys
tery of the skeleton found in the marsh
near Tampa last Friday afternoon
IMiysicwns have examined what there is
left of it and they declare that at the
time of death the person must have been
about 40 years old They also give the
opinion that the penon was either an
American or Cuban mulatto
Jacksonville News Both the Gaines
ville Sun and the IVnsncola Journal two
of the best papers in the state advocate
the employment of the state convicts on
the public roads and are unalterably op
posed to the continuance of a Hlicy which
enables a few speculators to coin money
from the misfortunes of others at the ex
jKMise of honest labor The entire sys
tem is rotten and cxnnot too soon be
abolished
Sheriff Davis and Coronet Mackny re
turned to St Augustine Wednesday of lat
week from Armstrong where they welt
to hold an inquet over the body of one
Tucker a colored mUll who was recently
killed in tin turjuMitnie camps near there
by another farm bund < leorge Thomp
son a negro vu > nrretcd charged with
tin crime llewagiun a preliminary
hearing and was remanded to jail to
await the action of the circuit court
The third mutual exhibition of the
ade County Agricultural and Horticul
tural society held at Miami donnl lust
Saturday night The filir + vas a greater
swvcs than any previously held ty thi
society Hundreds of visitors from all
eclions of the county visited the fair
daily and wen not only delighted tvitll
what they saw but were surprised ut the
varied products of Dade county The
I display of citrus fruits surpassed that of
I the two previous vents
Tampa Times PI p M Kchememliu
who ha = been in chaigt of the txtr quar
antine station at Mullet Key ever since it
t + ts etablishid ten year ago harts re
= igned his position with the state briar
of health The resignation took filuc I I
n few day ago and the vacancy
has not been tilled nor ha the president
of the board another in view who can be
intrusted with the iniHrtnnt duties of
keeping infectious diea out of this por
tion of Florida
VOTICK
The city tax tHok are now open at the
n house fvei y lay Sunday excepted
from U to 11 a m am ° rom 1 to 2 p m
AID Juxta Iii
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