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The News has the Largest Circulation of Any Paper in Volusia County CountyVol
Vol v i xxiv x iv No o 20 0 u DeLand D L Volusia V i i County Counts Florida F 01i lt Friday ridaY May Mayi4 Mart41 14 1909 Sioo 10 per Year Year
The following letter was wa received byTut by byTHE byTnl
THE N XKWS tars last la t Thursday Thll < 111Y We Vc did nut nutpublish nutI nutpublish
I publish the letter lust week but instead insteadwrote lustendi
i wrote Mr ft Thornton advising him to torewrite torewrite torewrite
rewrite the letter or to let Lt the matter matterdrop matterdrop matterdrop
drop Since the letter has been pub published published published ¬
lished in one of the county COlli It papers Ia pers and andin mlllin andin
in explanation of the difference between betweenMr betweenMr betweenllIr
Mr Alexander and Mr ft Thornton in the thelegislative thelewslntive thelcp
legislative lcp islntive halls on Motidaylast lottdt last we pub publish pubtish pub1ish ¬
lish the letter which follows followsTallahassee fol1o fol1oTallahas followsTallahassee
Tallahassee Tallahas et May s1a Iar 5 oy ogEditor oyEditor 01 01Editor
Editor DC JdIld 111 nil N Aus AusI civs civsI ws wsI
I suppose e you Oll have seen the report of ofthe oithe oftime
the Alexander AlexanderThornton Ihornton affair in the theTilliesUnion theTillltSlIic theTics
Tics TilliesUnion IJaiou 1 am going to concede concedethat concedethat concede concedethat
that the reporter gave what he thought thoughtwas
was wa a fair report while 1 know quite to tothe tothe tothe
the contrary If the bridge proposition propositionhad propo ition itionhnd
had anything to do < 10 with leading up to tothis tothis tothis
this unfortunate affair al ait I am not afarof aware awareof awareof
of itThe it VM VMThe j jThc
The Alexander bridge bill which whichhave I Ihave Iha
have ha c had very VCI little Ii We to say sa say about a uou tOile tOileway one oneway oneway
way of the other except exceptl1mt that if MrAlexander Mr MrAlexander It ItAlcxander
Alexander could give Daytona a free freebridge freebridge freebridge
bridge I would indeed be glad I cer certainly eelf cerf ¬
f tainly would not have been so foolish fooli h as asto asto asto
to commit myself to this absurd propo proposition proposition proposition ¬
sition from a standpoint of ap appropriat appropriating applOp1 nopriat nopriating at ating ¬
ing 82500000 2500000 from the State Treasury Treasuryfor I
for such a purpose especially at this time timein timein timein
in the face of the depleted condition of ofour ofour ofour
our treasury treaslll and high rate of tuxes and andin andin andin
in the face of a deficit of 86000000 in inappropriations inappropriatiom inappropriations
appropriations As a matter of fact his hisbill hisbilt hisbill
bill along this line has never been bee It up for forconsideration forconsidemtion forconsideration
consideration before the House or given givenany g givenany cn cnany
any serious thought by anyone so far as
1 know Xo o doubt Mr It Alexander Alexanderwould Alexanderwould lexanderwould
would be glad to throw the responsibilty responsibiltyfor re ponsiui1tyfor
for its defeat on me This is very et ap apparent apf apfti
parent and would be an exceedinglydamaging exceedingly exceedinglydamaging exceedinglydamag
fti f
damaging damag ng political polit laltrict trick if the people of ofVolusia ofVol ofolttsia
Volusia Vol olttsia usia county were Wlr nut a thinking thinkingpeople thinkingpeopll thinkingpeople
people peopleBut peopllButtlllre people13ut
But Buttlllre there is one thing I did object toThis to toThis toThis
This bill came from the Committee on onAppropriations 011Appropriations onAppropriations
Appropriations with an unfavorablereport unfavorable unfavorablereport unfavolHhllrepolt
report At the request of Mr It Alex AlexLEGISLATIVE AlexLEGISLATIVE AlexLEGISLATIVE
The Senate on Thursday by a vote coteof voteof votcof
of IS to to indefinitely postponed the theHarris theHarris theHarris
Harris reapportionmcnt billthi bill this endsreapportionment ends endsreapportionment lnclsreapportiontt1ent
reapportionment for this session sessionThe sesiCJnI sesiCJnThl session sessionst
> I < st stThe
The Stokes loanshark bill has 1m been beenkilled hellkilled beenkilled
killed in the House HouseThe 1I0u houseThe e eThe
> I <
The orange blossom has been adopted adoptedas
as the State Flower I by the Legislature LegislatureThe
The bill to this effect vas ns introduced by byMr byMr byblr
Mr MacWilliams of St Augustine and andis andis andis
is now law lawThat la lawThat w
> to > I IThat <
That racetrack gambling in Florida is isdoomed isdoomed isdoomed
doomed was proven pretty conclusively conclusivelyyesterday condnsivclycsterday conclusivelyyesterday
yesterday afternoon when the State StateSenate StateSenatc StateSenate
Senate by a vote ote of 20 to 4 J refused to toindefinitely toindefinitely toindefinitely
indefinitely postpone the Sloan antirace antiracetrack antiracetrack mtiracctrack
track gambling bill and passed it from fromsecond fromsecond fromsecond
second to third reading
May Iay 8Special Special Receiving Recei ng a amajority nmajority amajority
majority of 31 i I to 24 4 but lacking the thenecessary thenecessary thenecessary
necessary threefifths vote theBeard theBeardconstitutional thc Beard Bearclconstitutional Beardconstitutional
constitutional amendment for the disfranchisement dis disfranchisement disfranchisement
franchisement of the negro went down downto downto downto
to defeat in the house Saturday SaturdayWILL SatmelaWILl Saturdays Saturday1VIM
All hope of creating crca ling the office ot1 ce of ofpardon ofpardon ofpardon
pardon attorney was lost when the theHouse theHouse theHouse
House killed the Neely bill creating creatingthat creatingthat creatingthat
that office ofi ce It was an almost unani unanimous unnnimous unanir ¬
mous mOusvoteand vote votean and therefore decisive decisi ve This ThisLegislature ThisLegislature ThisLegislature
Legislature is trying to economize and andits an anits andits
its pretty hard to create a new job as asa asa asa
a result There is rather a sentiment sentimenttowards sentimenttowards sentimenttowards
towards cutting out a few f existing ex iting jobs jobsFORKST jobsI jobsFOREST jobsFOREST
> I
Senator Hosford has ha an important importantmeasure importantmeasure importantmeasure
measure before the Senate Scna te which whichwould whiehwould whichwould
would be of great importance to the thestate theI thestate
I state if passed It is planned in the in interests interests interests ¬
terests of the conservation of the fort for forest ¬
t I est resources of the state The bill billcreates billcreates billcreates
creates the office ot1 ce of state forester and andgives andgics andgives
gives him the control of state forest forestt forestlw
t lw lwr lwi
D Iy
ander the bill was recommitted It Itcame Itcame Itcause
came to me that he was using this thi line lineof lineof lineof
of argument with the members of the thecommittee thccommittee thesimply
committee I simply want this bill to topass toI topass
I pass the House to give gi c me a boost in inVolusia inI inVolusia
I Volusia County I have already made madearrangements IIHuleatlangerncnts Inouearrangements
arrangements to have it killed in the theSenate theSenate timeSenate
Senate Just think of that Now o if ifanyone ifanyone ifanyouc
anyone is of the opinion that I am going goingto
to violate my my oath of office oll cc to boost hoosthim boosthiinor him himor I
or anyone anyone else in Volusia Vol usia county or artyother any anyother I Iother
other county he is very lIY much mistaken mistakenI I II
I wish to assure aS iure the people that l I Ideeply Idceply Ideeply
deeply deplore this unfortunate con condition COltllition comlition ¬
dition and with the assurance of my myhigh mrI myhigh
high hi h esteem and unerring unerlin purpose JlllIpO C to at atall atall
I all times act for the best interests of thepcuple the thepeople lheI
people I have ha the honor to represent t I Ibeg Ibeg Ibeg
I beg to remain remainYour rema in inYOUI
Your our obedient servant servantMACON setaimtM4coX ielantIco
rill 111 IOW HO CONTINlfKS CONTINlfKSIn C Ilqs IlqsIn
In I n the House on Monday Mr It Alexattler Alex Alexander Ale Aleullder ¬
ander ro rose e to a point of personal pel nnal privi priyilege privilege JlIivilege ¬
lege and in a burst of oratory staled statedthat staledthat staterlt
that t he had hatlneel never risen to a point of per personal JllIsonal personal ¬
sonal privilege pri lege during Ilu1 ng his long affiliationtvitlt affiliation affiliationwith afliliationwith
with the House and that he would ould not notdo notdo
do so now were lIC it not for a letter written writtento w1 Ucn Ucnto
to a Volusia Volu ia county paper by his col colleague colleague ¬
league Mr Ir Thornton Thaill 1011 the purpose of ofwhich ofwhich
which was t is to hurt him in Volusia VolusiaWhen Volusiawhen
When Mr tr Alexander had finished his hisremarks hisremarks hisremamks
remarks Mr Ir Thornton took the floor floorand 11001and
and road a letter from Mr Ir Hardec of St StLucie StLucic StLttcie
Lucie which stated exactly what MrThorntons Mr MrThorntons I IThollltons
Thorntons letter had said in reference referenceto
to giving Mr It Alexander a boost in Volu Volusia rolusia Vol u usin ¬
sia and anclthe the killing killin of the bill in the Sen Senate Senate Senate ¬
Mr r Alexander was on his feet to reply replywhen rlplywhln replywhen
when Mr I Light of Marion I arioll cut off dis discussion discltssion discussion ¬
cussion by a motion for regular order orderThings ordelThings orderlhings
Things were getting gel ing hot and there therewas l timerteas hcrewas e
was no telling what might have ha l hap happened happelllcl happentd ¬
pened had Mr It Light kept his hi seal scatd slalIt sealMr
Mr d It r Cox ox introduced a resolution sug suggesting suggetting u ugesting ¬
gesting and requesting rlutsl in the gentlemen gentlemenfrom glntllmenfl0h gentlemenflunk I
from Volusia to bury bur tin hatchet at atlllIst atlllIstuntill least leastuntil Ica Icauntil t
until they tlleyg got t home homeThe hUltlTIll hunt1he
The resolusion was u is ruled out outuf of order orderMr OlllIIt
11 Mr It r Alexander declared that he would wouldanswer wouldanswer tvnul tvnulanswe I
answer in the State press
preserves preSlI S which may be created by the thestate th thHtatc thestate
state under certain conditionslime conditions conditionsThe conditionTill
The state forester will have to be amatt a aman aman
man whose ability is certified to by theUnited the theUnited theUnited
United States Sta tes forestry fore try service and will willbe willh willbe
be h expected to give advice wl icc and aid inrestoektag in inrestockng inrestoc11g
restockng timber areas where private privateparties priuteparties priateparties
parties desire such help The measure measureis
is an important one and an will receivecareful receive receivecareful rece e ecareful
careful consideration from the Legis Legislature Iegislature Legislature ¬
lature as a it is a recognised fact thatFloridas that thatFloridas thatFloridas
Floridas rich timber resources are being beingtapped beingtapped beingtapped
tapped in a wasteful manner that bodes bodesno hodeno
no good goo for the future good of the stateSteps state stateSteps stateStlPS
Steps in the direction of intelligent con conservation coneration conserration ¬
serration of the states timber are badlyneeded badly badlyneeded badlyneeded
II < 01
The financial problems of the state statewill statewill statewill
will have ha e to be brought out from now nowon nowon nowon
on and an their settlement t will become becomeincreasingly becomeincreasingly heconmcincreasingly
increasingly important as the days go goby gob goby
by b The probe is already alread being used usedto usedto usedto
to find out how the various uriou state de departments dcpartments derpartntents ¬
partments expended the maintenance maintenanceappropriations maintenanceappropriution maintenanceappropriations
appropriations made mu e at the last ses session sesion session ¬
sion And there is going to be some sometight sometight sometight
tight trimming this time There is a abad abad abad
bad looking deficit and to get over itwithout it itwithout itwithout
without increasing taxation to an un unpleasant unpleasant unpleasant ¬
pleasant degree will require the exer exercise cxetcise cxercisc ¬
cise of most rigid economyUnder economy economyUnder economyUnder
Under bills suggested by Gov GO Gil Gilchrist Oilchrist Gilchrist
christ and now before the Legislature Legislaturethe
the state will be given g cll the right tomine to tomine tomine
mine and un sell phosphate from the bedslying beds bedslying bedslying
lying in the water belonging to the thestate thestate thestate
state It is believed that this can be bemade bemadc bemade
made an appreciable source of revenue revenuein rcvenucin
in the course of a few years Another Anotherbill Anotherbill Anotherbill
bill provides that a certain amountshall amount amountshall amountshall
shall come out of the convict lease leasefund leasefund leasefund
fund for the maintenance of the stateinsane state stateinsaneasylum stntcinsallc
insane insaneasylum insaneasylumOnly asylum asylumOnly IsylumOnlr
Only iS days more and the th consti constitutional constitutional constitutional ¬
tutional limit of a 6oday Goda Go day y session willhave will willhave willha
have ha e been reached
Railway Bonds For Forty FortyMillion FortyMillion FortyMillion
Million Dollars DollarsOn
On Saturday there t was recorded in inthe inthe intime
the office lice of the Clerk CltI of the Circuit CircuitI
I Court one of the longest and perhaps the themost themost
most stupcnduniis mortgage ever re recorded Ilcclcclin recordel ¬ I
corded cclcclin in Florida It was as given by the theFlorida thtJllot
Florida Jllot 1 rlu East Coast Railway Hailwa party of the theI thefirst
I first part to lUJUlllI Joseph C Slater trustee ofthe of ofthe
the city dt county count and State tatl of New e York Yorkparty Vorkarty 011
party of the second part The mort mortgage ntortgage ¬
gage recites the charter granted to the therailway therailway therailway
railway company and the authority authot ty to toborrow loborro toborrow
borrow borro munney It then mentions IIIclllionsJic
7359 Jic q bonds of the value of 81000 1000 each eachaggregating laltaggregaling eachaggregating
aggregating 87259000 1000 dated Sept ept i JISOi mIS9
IS9 1897 and held by the Colonial Trust TrustCompany TrmtCompallY TrustCompany
Company also al o 8711 m bunds lJnd of the value valueof wlll vahlcof
of o Siooo J 000 each eac I I aggregating aggllga tlllg 8 741000 741000dated 11000 11000daled
dated October i 11102 11j0 and also held by bythe bythe bytime
the ColonialIrust Colonial I Trust Company onmpammy The new newmortgage IIl net nettttortgagc W WmOllgage
mortgage and bond issue is declared to tobe tnbl tohe
be of inferior infet ol dignity digllit r v until lIn tiltlll the old bonds bondsare 1IIIIIIIsare bondsarc
are cancelled and satisfied satisfiedThe sutisliedThe satislieit
The t he paper recites the authority of the theboard thlbualll theboard
board of directors and that they time deem Illm it itexpedient ile itexpedient
expedient e fllrlicnt that the company coin bOItO bOItOforty borrow borrowforty lOIO lOIOfOlt
forty fOlt million it dollars Mars 840000000 8 0000000 for forthe 101the forthe
the purpose 1 > of its l extension etlns on to tl Key West Westbuilding Wuslbuilding Vestbuilding
building branch lines consolidating consolidatingleasing con cunsolddatdngleasing otidatil1 otidatil1fltsing
leasing or purchasing pllll hasil1 other ol 1tlI railways orrailway or orrailway 01railwar
railway property as allowed by law and andfor anelfOl andfor
for the purpose i of improving improvdugvdug equipping equippingproviding cquippingprCicling c11iping c11ipingproviding
providing betterments ts uperating and andmaintaining andmaintaining andmaintaining
maintaining the same for the paying payn uf ufmoneys ufmOlllYs ofnunteys
moneys not owed by the party of the thefirst thefilst thefirst
first part and for other lawful lawfuIIHIIIJOsls lawfuIIHIIIJOslsThe purposeslIte purposes purposesThe
The bond issue of t forty fort million dollars dollarsis
is in two scries StIilSSlIies Series A 1 for St 12000 12000ooo
000 bearing 4 d1 interest t payable payablesemiannually payahktlIIiannunlly payablesenmi
semiannually senmi annually and Scries B for 828
000000 bearing bca1 ng 31 > interest payable payablesemiannuallv payahllsemial1l1uall pilyublcSeth
semiannuallv Seth 1Q mmmmuall v
As security seculit for this immense innnenseunuunt innnenseunuunte amount amountof
of money mom there is given 0 0lIIurt iW1 a trust deed ornwrtgagr or ormortgage aI
mortgage lIIurt ngl upon the entir1 roadbed roadb 11 and andbranches al1f1hmndll andbranches
branches bridges equipment lljui plIIlnt franchisestool franchises franchisesand Im neh b s sallot
and allot other property used for railway pur purposes purposes IIII IIIIPUSlS ¬
poses including the tit Key fe ly West WesteXllnsiun extension extensionSeries
Series A 1 is declared I to be 1 < a first lien lienupon lilnupol1l lienupon
upon upol1l the hc property and Series B a second scconillien secondlien elol11tic
lien tic II Sisteeif Si xtecif million dollars are ar to be bereserved beresemed
reserved to pay off 111 the t Il present bonded bondedThe bOlldLrli boltdedImmlebtedness
IIrlehtedlllSs Immlebtednessthe i IIrlehtedlllSsThe
The bonds are at payable in gold and randrun andrun atlllIun
run for fifty years ears from date1lorgtagt date dateMorgtage datlIOIgtagl
Morgtage is given upon the roadwayrunning roadway roadwayrunning roudwaylunnil1g
running through throu h Duval DII al St Johns JohnsPutnam JohnsPutnam JohnsPntlu2n
Putnam Volusia oltlsia Brevard St LucieDade Lucie LucieDade IneilDad
Dade and Monroe counties countiesThe countieThe countieslime
The mortgage is signed by J R Par 1arrott Parroll Palroll
roll as president plesidl nt of the Florida Flo da East KastCoast EastCoat EastCoast
Coast Railway Company ompany and attested attestedby altetedby attested1y
by II S Jenison as a secretary secretu y It is also alsosigned nlosigned alsosigned
signed by Joseph C Slater as trustee trusteeand tlusteeaml trusteetut
and tut is witnessed itnes ld by A V S Smith and andJ andJ turdJ
J I p Beckwith BeckwithThe BedwithThe BeckwithThe
The mortgage is dated May Iar i IQOI IQOIand 1101 1101alld tgoqattd
and was recorded in Volusia couunty couurtly on onMav nnrar onJ1ut
Mav rar s
Mr It Oeo T Self returned from Plant PlantCity PlautCity PlantCity
City last week where he has been repre representing rlpresenting representing ¬
senting Washington Camp l amp Xo o 15 of ofthe ofthe oftime
the P 0 S of A 1 at the State conven convention conwntion convention ¬
tion held at that place and anI I brought broughtwith broughtwith broughtwith
with him a fine silk ilk Hag which was given givenby givenby givenby
by the State president for the camp campmaking campmaking campstaking
making the greatest t percentage of inemcase in increase iuclease ¬
crease in membership in the last pear pearMr plaIr lamMr
Mr Ir Self also announces that the con convention convention conveation ¬
vention of the State Camp will wi111x be held heldin heldin wldin
in DeLand next May MayMr MayMr ar ar1t
Mr 1t Self was elected to the office of ofState ofState ofState
State Master of Forms FormsA FormsA
1 1A
A G Bennett died at his home on onWest onWest onVest
West New York avenue Sunday night nightafter nightafter nightafter
after a short illness Funeral services serviceswere seficeswere serviceswere
were held Monday afternoon and were wereunder wereunder wereunder
under the direction of the local camp campP
P 0 S of A assisted by Rev Campbell CampbellGray CampbellGray CampbellGray
Gray of St Barnabas Episcopal church churchThe churchThe churchThe
The body was wa laid to rest ft t in Oakdale OakdalcCemetery OakdaleCemetelY OakdaleCemetery
Cemetery CemeteryMr
Mr Bennett who was us 41 4 t years enrs of age agehad ngehad agehad
had been a resident r of DeLand since sinceearly sinceearly sinceearly
early boyhood and was greatly liked byall by byall
all who knew him A widow and three threechildren thrctchildrcn threechildren I
children survive him hintt
IresidentJI President M 1 Davis DavisFinance DavisF 1avisiinatce
Finance F ina Itel CommitteeWoodall COlli Committee mi llll 1udnll oor1a II cbmlmDavis ehin ehinDavis l hili hiliDa
Davis Da vis Wilson WilsonSanitary 1VdlsunStutittav ilslJ It ItSa
Sanitary Sa nitlll Committee CIJIIIIII onunitte11ilsun llll Wilson ibon chin chinBishop ChiliBishop chumBishop
Bishop Jackson JacksonFire JacksonFitc IacksonFire
Fire and Water atlt Committee CUllllllillelIuis CUllllllillelIuisChili I Davis Davischin
chin Bishop 11oodnllStreet Woodall WoodallStreet WoodallStrllt
Street Committee Bishop chin chinBuliding clultWooclall elm1Voodill
Wooclall Jackson JacksonIhllidin Iaeksunl3uliding
Buliding Ihllidin Commit Committeeluekscnm teeJackson e Jlllkson dun dunBcilby lhlllBlilby chntBcilby
Bcilby Wilson WilsonOrdinance WilsollIclinanll 11ilsnnOrdituutct
Ordinance Ioniinittee lJllllll tl l Bielby B llby chin chumIavis chinDavis IIlnlJa
Davis lJa vis Wilson WilsonThe iilsunlime il ult ultTI1l
The principal matter of III t ddseussiuttbefore discussion discussionbefore dbeltsliulthllol
before council cUIIIIl 1 at the th regular tl ula meeting meetingMonday mellinglonclty nuctdng1lonlity
Monday night II iglu was the condition of the thewater thcwatlr thewater
water tower Councilman Rfell Bielby r rporlid tc tcpOIllr1 repurteI
porlid it in a dangerous condition conditionliable cOllclitiolliable cnmlitionliable
liable to fall at any lilt minute and put theentire the theentire tillntill
entire ntill plant out of commission that the thelivesof thelivloof thelives
livesof lives f the engineer and mutt firemen and the thewater tillwa thewater
water wa tlI supply III pply of the t hI entire town might mightbe
be wiped out in ten minutes or ten tenhours Itthouls teahuurs
hours or CJ ten days that t ha t the condition conditionof lOl1clit ion ionof
of It the plant was as a menace to the city cityPresident c cityItesidcnl l lItlsirlllIt
President Davis had just appointedhintsell appointed appointedhimself appuillllr1hilllsllf
himself as chairman of the Fire Fil and andWater millWater amid11atcr
Water Committee and was surprised to tohear tohem tohear
hear of the condition of the plant lie liecouldnt liecoulcnt liecouldnt
couldnt understand why the former formercouncil for formercouncil 111 l l lluuncil
council had allowed the plant to get in insuch insuch insuch
such condition conditionTwo cnnllilionTwo conditionI
Two I WO plans were exhibited trot a newwater new newwater lIeWwatet
water tower one of steel and am I the other otherof othelof otherof
of reinforced concrete novel The one o Ill of re reinforced ICinfurClc tcinfureed ¬
inforced concrete willco will cost l about Si0000 Si0000It S I 0000 0000It
It contemplates a concrete tank on onreinforced areinforced a atl
reinforced tl llfolClc concrete tower the extreme extremeheight extrlt1eheight cxtrcnteheight
height of which is 113 I I J feet the capacity capacityof apadtyof
of the tank being 200000 gallons or
about four times the capacity of the thepresent theI thepre titepresent I
present pre enttallJ enttallJThe tank tankThe tmtilime
The building bu ilding of of a new lie tower was dis discussed rl 1 io iocussed Is Iscussed ¬
cussed and the matter l11all I recutnnlendingdnlproemtnts recommending recommendingimprovements Ilcommeudingirnprmlnwnt
improvements to the plant was left in intho illth inthe
the th hands of III the Fire and Water atll Cum Cummil tutnmmmit 0111 j
mil IIl1ltll tee teeSecond teeSecond
0 I ISlcond
Second in1 III perhaps first in import importance inlIOIta ¬
mince a m was the financial Ii IUIIIlia I condition cond ition of the1 the1city the thecity theCilY
city The treasurers report was not notavailable notavailahlc nutavailable
available but Councilman Davis had a amemorandum amemorandulII amemor2ulum
memorandum scratched on a slip of ofpaper ofpapr ofptiler
paper prepared by by the former chairman chairmanof
of the Finance Committee ornllliltt Councilman CouncilmanBoyd toul1cilmanlIod mm mmIluyd
Boyd showing the condition COIH Ii tion of finances financeson Ii lamum na imees imeeson Ul Ulon
on April A JlI I 30 o This memo m IIIO showed that thatthe thatthe thattime
the city had funds on hand to the theamount theamount timeanunutt
amount 081038386 of SI0S8 of which 85085 508 5084i
45 was wa in the general fund and the bal balance halance balalltC ¬
ance in the bond interest fund There Therewere Thcreele therewcrc
were ele no moneys moncs on hand ha nd to the credit cre it of ofthe oftltl oftime
the street sanitary sanitau or 01 fire and water waterfunds waterfuuids atel I Ifunds
funds with which to meet warrants warrantsdrawn watllI1tsdrawn tvarrarttsch
ch drawn aun at the meeting Monday night nightand nightand nightand
and to meet these warrants 82250 250 had hadto hadto hadto
to be transferred from fromtlw the general fund
leaving lea ng on hand only enough to meet meetthe meetthe nmeetthe
the usual disbursements dis bUIStll1lU ts for one moremonth more moremonth moremonlhand
month monlhand and no tuxes coming in n for fornearly fOlncarlya fornearly
nearly a yetihen year yearWhen YlarWhen
When hen the meeting was called calleclto ca lied to orderall order orderall unlclallthe
all allthe the members were present lresen vtn viz il 7 T TBielby TBielby Fl3ielby
Bielby R J Bishop M 1 Davis Davis Iv V C CJackson CJack CJackson
Jackson Jack on S B i Wilson A II Woodall WoodallCouncilman WoodnllCouncilman uudall uudallCouttcilnutt
Councilman Davis Da vis was the only nominee nomineefor
for president and was unanimously unanimouslyelected mm nanintn sly slyelected I IlI
elected lI cted After A l I the reading and ap approval apl1oml approtal ¬
proval l1oml of minutes committees were ap appointed uppuinted appuinte ¬
pointed l as above aboveA abo aboA
A 1 bill of William Best for 80770 for forgrading forgmding forgrading
grading on West est Rich avenue a was read readcausing te readcausing ld ldcausing
causing some discussion discus ion and caustic re remarks remarks renmarks ¬
marks Councilmen Bishop Uatistmrl UatistmrlVoodall Davis and andWoodall andWoodall
Woodall refused lt i uslcl to vote cite for fo the pay paymen paynwnt paymeat
men meat t of the t he bill for the th reason ason that the thesoil thesoit thesoil
soil taken from the streets was used to tograde tograde tograde
grade up Councilman Bielbys sidewalk sidewalkand sidewalkan1 idewalkand
and for other private l puruoscs > lI1IO m O es e Coun Connoilmen Councilmen Councilnien
oilmen Bielby Jackson and Wilson Wilsonvoted Wilsonvotld Vilsonvoted
voted in favor fa vur of the payment of the thebill thcbill thebill
bill The motion was lost by tie vote voteBest voteBest ote oteBest
Best has done one the work OIk by b order of ofChariman ofCharinwII ofChariman
Chariman Bielby of the Street Commit Committee ¬
tee and the t he bill will have Ita e to ho paid paideventually paidcvcntuall paideventually
eventually cvcntuall though the city eit may be able ableto ableto ableto
to collect the amount by suit from the theprivate theIHi thepriate
private IHi ate parties benefited benefitedMiscellaneous benetitcilliscellancous benefitedJlisccll
Miscellaneous Jlisccll mmeous bills were then ap approved HPprOld itpproved ¬
proved for about 5120 5120RIIOltiS S2oRFionrs 2250 2250REPORTS
The marshal murshullelortcll reported the collection collectionof
of 1525 in fines and dog og tax taxIf
The engineer reported 4001700 Itio I jlO galIrms gal gallons ¬
lons 11111 of water ttlI pumped during clurill the month monthtaps monthtap nioithtais
taps opened t closed I 12 new IIl taps 6 6MCW Gxtt1
T 1 C t Kroner l < reniet was reelected re elected marshal marshalthe IlIalshlllthl nuushnltic
the vole olc being bt n unanimous unanimousX
X D I Teat was unanimously re redacted 11 11lJelled muelectal ¬
dacted superintendent of the shell mine mineThere mincTlIln mine1hert
There were 11 seven e 11 applicants for 101 night nightwatchman nightwatellltHln nightatch01101
watchman vix il d K Eo Berry J I K Yel Yelvington YeIvin el elvimmgtnt
vington vin tolt D I II I I Stewart tew1lrt A AIuylor A Taylor > 01 IIJ II 11J III
J I Byrd II yrd S 11 I I Bennett and 15 I B iooserBennett Poosir PoosirBennett IlOS I IBlnllLtl
Bennett received five voles v tts and Berry Berryone
Tin1 Ihl election lell ion of an engineer cngi lIllI was post postponed loiLpOlIld postionttl ¬
poned id the next meeting meetingJ
I J I T I Cairns nillI was ILS re reelected clcctctI building buildinginspector huilfJingIn buildingdnspcclot
inspector inspectorJ In pellol pelloli
J A 1 Dreka Iclm V W 1 Cotild W STraylor S STaylor SIarl
Taylor Iarl Surd Dr k l 1 A Davis were re reeltvted IClbtld iedarted
darted members of the Board 13uarrlof of Ikalthl Ikalthliandi Health HealthLandis I1 althl althlIanclis
Landis Fish received rlll l1 four v vllks v > tis t for foriity fOtl forcity
city l ty attorney and Grant Illy two twovotes twolIllS twocotes
votes votesCouniilmcn lIllStoulwillllln
Couniilmcn Woodall and Jackson Jacksonwere JacksonlIl
were vcl lIl appointed aIfl tcd a committee coin nmtittee to revise reviseliTiisv Ieisel reviselienst
liTiisv l ordinance ordinanceWILL ordinanceWILL
+ 1 1WILL
George II I I Craft who erected the thewater thewalcl timewater
in 1e DeLand Land
water tower seventeen years yearsago yearngu car3 car3ago
ago happened haPI llld in tower Wednesday WellIc iednestlav iednestlavIle dar
He I l inspected the town and will nuke a abid abill abid
bid on reinforcing r hlfnrcill the legs and struts strutsthe RtlUtstIll strutsthe
the entire llIt 1l work 011 will cost less than Srooo SroooA 1000 1000A
A 1 IIIllt of council will
meeting ng be held in a aday aday aday
day or two to ll receive llce c bids for the work workwhich workwhich workwhich
which will probably be pushed IHlsh d to coin coinnletion 0111
nletion plll iOIl
The 11l Womans Club limb held their las lasmeeting lastmlting last lastmeeting
meeting until October on Tuesday lUlSlhl in inthe
the club rooms roomsThis Cnut11his +
This his was mvn officers o1 llI day and many of the thechili tltaduh timeclub
chili women Ol11ll1 gathered to hear the re reports rlports c cpoets ¬
ports from the president and depart department dcpartnlllIt t tnlent ¬
ment chairmen These reports r polts showed showedgreat showellIlat sltntvedgreat
great Ilat interest manifested as well l1I as aswork liSwOlk asttnrk
work accomplished accomplishedThe
The presidents s address ndlm tss was some something SOI1l SOI1ll sonicthing ¬
thing l well worth olth printing for the benefit benefitand henefitand benefitt2u1
and interest inlll st of the club women Otle11 not notpresent notpresllIl notpresent
present and other women Otlln in the city city cityfirs
Mrs Irl Gaitklen has made a most ctlicientpresident efficient efficientpresident etJiciclttprlidlrtl
president and given gi llt much of her time to tothe totIll totic
the uphuilding of the club This Jl1i ad address address address ¬
dress will appear in next weeks issue issueIn issuen
In n presenting 1Je lnting the gavel ga vel to Mrs fts Mark Markness Hnrknes l larkness
ness our new president Mrs Irs Gaulden Gauldenmade Gauldcnmade Gauldcituntie
made appropriate aPJllopl atc and pleasing remarks remarksto
to which Mrs rs Harkness I replied in a acharming acharming I Ieharming
charming way The club has chosen chosenwell choslt1wlll chosenhell
well in making Mrs rs darkness their
president prsitl nt and the good work done in inthe int
the t Ill past will be ably carried on III by herlime her herThe herTltl
The board of directors tlit ctnrs will willlllcet meet with with11rs
j I Mrs Ir Harkness on Tuesday 1uesdav May ay iS at I I33o
33o 3 30 p 1 m mEASY 111EASY ntEASY
A French chemist has discovered u uvery avery I Iwry
very simple and easy as way way to frost glass glassThis glasThis glassIImis
This method is to cover a t tumbler or orbottle 01bottle orbottle
bottle or other glass object o jelt with a thin thinsmooth thinsmoo thinsntootlt
smooth smoo h and thoroughlylaidon on cover covering COlIing covering ¬
ing of glue glll Either very good cabinet cabinetI cnhillttmakelI cabinetmaker
I makers glue or fish glue will serve serveperfectly Ieneperflctly serveperfectly
perfectly The only care that must bo botaken h htakell betaken
taken is to see e that there is no air airbubbles uirbubhs airbubl
bubbles bubl its in the glue after it has beenapplied been beenapplied becnappliell
applied and that the t Ill coating is uniform uniformand uniformanll uniformand
and of even thickness over the entire entirearticle entirearticle entirearticle
article articleGlue articleGliw articleGlue
Glue thus applied to glass sticks to toit toit toit
it very tightly Then it begins to con contract COlitract ¬
tract as it dries cow s ow its tight hold holdon
c con
on the glass prevents the layers of glue gluefrom gluefrom I Ifrom
from contracting without pulling at tho thoglass thoglas tlmoglass
glass and thus little by little the glue glueslits gltlcslits glueslits
slits and splits tiny tin fragments from the thesurface thesurface thesurface
surface of the glass glassIf
If certain salts arc added lI ded to the glue gluethe gluetlw gluethe
the effect is still more beautiful be because hecaliSe because ¬
cause then the splitting of the tiny till tillfrngments tinyfragments
fragments is done in such a manner mannerthat mannerthat mannerthat
that the result forms a perfect resem resemblance resemblance resemblance ¬
blance to a frosted window pane A Aglass Aglass Aglass
glass tumbler or flask so treated be becomes hccome becomes ¬
comes a beautiful ornament to the room roomor roomor roomor
or the glass cabinet c luinetPmclicat Practical Drug Druggist Druggist Druggist ¬
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