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comprising all the thefles thees thees
fles es and effects than ever before
and at
prices equal to the larger largerat largertstore5 largertstores
at stores The goods are from
one of the most celebrated mills mills3s millsSQeing
3s being s handled by all the high class stores in the
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a grocery here that will meet meetwith nleet nleetwith meetti
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actor and their needs and buy accor accordingly accordingly
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with expense and are enabled to tosell tosell tosell
f sell at moderate lorler te prices Give Giveus
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vestment vestmentail ail these parcels parcelson on our lists Hatswhich listswhich listswhich
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service 1 repair r pair shop on Volusia Avenue A venuei next to the Armory ArmoryOut Armoryr
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NO HOT TO BOTTLES BOTTLESMayor OOTUSkkk
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Mayor Witholds His Autograph Autographand
and Tosses Bouquets at atCity atCity atcity
City Fathers FathersVox
Vox populi vox Del Such is the
Mayors interpretation of the voice voicewhich voicewhich oicewhich
which for these several weeks past hasmade has hasmade hasmade
made itself heard and Monday culmi culminated culminated culminated ¬
nated in a clean
sweep from the rec record re reord record ¬
ord of an ordinance
amending an or ordinance ordinance ¬
dinance etc etc etcThere etcThere etcThere
There were present Messrs Heyman HeymanOsborne HpymanOsborne HeymanOsborne
Osborne Clark Mills Schmidt Smith SmithChairman SmithChairman SmithChairman
Chairman Bingham and His Honor HonorMayor HonorMayor HonorMayor
Mayor Seaman SeamanReport SeamanReport SeamanReport
Report of E L Stewart dty health healthofficer healthofficer healthofficer
officer stated city to be in good sanita sanitary ¬
ry condition but called attention to un unsightly unsihtly unsightly ¬
sightly conditions about the postoffice postofficein
in which neighborhood much litter is isthrown isthrown isthrown
thrown He recommended inspection inspectionof
of meats fruits etc etcA etcA etcA
A petition of citizens asking removal removalof remov l lof
of the Peters boat house at foot of ofThird ofThird ofThird
Third avenue no longer used as a boat boathouse boatbouse boathouse
house was granted grantedSanitary grantedSanitary grantedSanitary
Sanitary Inspector Zuber reported reporteddangerous reporteddangerous reporteddangerous
dangerous condition of Stewart lot in inFever inFever inFever
Fever Hollow and upon motion it was wasordered wasordered wasordered
ordered cleaned Discussion on the dis disposal disposalof disposalof ¬
posal posalof of the citys garbage garbngeorcupied occupied con considerable considerable considerable ¬
siderable time Councilman Cla k kthought kthought kthought
thought citizens ought to dispose of ofpractically ofpractically ofpractically
practically all their own garbage garbageThe
The ordinance against spitting on onfidewalks onidewalks onsidewalks
sidewalks or throwing fruit fruitor or other rub rubbish rubbish rubbish ¬
bish into the street passed another anotherreading anotherreading anotherreading
reading It carries a fine of from 5 to
25 25A
A motion was carried directing thecity the thecity thecity
city clerk to advertise for bids for 300 300garbage 300garbage 300garbage
garbage buckets of certain specification specificationProtest specificationProtest specificationProtest
Protest of Mrs C W Wilder against againstorder againstorder againstorder
order to remove fence and building on onSouth onSouth onSouth
South Beach street which have stood stoodthere stoodthere stoodthere
there for twentyseven years in order to togive togive togive
give way for pavement was considered consideredand
and council decided to rescind the order orderInf orderIntQ orderIntr
Intr Inf ° st t Pt tin in hihe hi Ju HSt t when after the thevarious thevarious thevarious
various bills and measures > died diedbeen hmljeen hli hlibeen
been jeen passed upon Chairman Binghamturned Bingham Binghamturned Binghamturned
turned to Mayor Seaman and asked if iflie ifhe ifhe
he had any communication to offer It Itwas Itwas Itwas
was here that the themayoraddresscd mayor addressed coun council council cowicil ¬
cil with the subjoined recommendations recommendationson
on the ordinance amending the occupa occupation occupation occupation ¬
tion tax ordinance approved in Septem September
ber 3er and which has been a bone of con contention contention contention ¬
tention between certain citizens and the thetouncil theouncil thecouncil
council ever since sinceHear sinceHear sinceHear
Hear the mayor mayorTo mayorTo mayorTo
To the City Council of the City of Day Daytona Daytona Daytona ¬
tona tonaGentlemen tonaGentIemenI tonaGentlemenI
Gentlemen GentIemenI I herewith return to the theCouncil theCouncil theCouncil
Council with certain recommendations recommendationsThe
The ordinance amending the occupational occupa occupational occupational ¬
tional tax ordinance approved Sept 2 I
1908 passed by the Council at its last lastmeeting lastmeeting lastmeeting
meeting on Nov 27 190S My reason reasonor reasonfor reasonfor
for or so doing is as follows followsFirst followsFirstIf followsFirstIf
First FirstIf If the ordinance becomes a aaw alaw alaw
law aw it must be enforced No law should shouldbe
be > e enforced when the mass of the people peo peole peopIe
pIe le to whom it applies are hostile to it itOne itOne itOne
One of the aldermen stated to the theCouncil theCouncil theCouncil
Council that he had interviewed all of ofthe oCthe ofthe
the business men on Beach street and andthat andthat andthat i
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that 90 per cent of f them were opposed opposedto
to it If such a condition exists the or ordinance ordinance ordinance ¬
dinance will not meet with a cheerful cheerfulsupport cheerfulsupport cheerfulsupport
support supportOn
On the broad principle stated in the theDeclaration theeclaration theDeclaration
Declaration > of Independence that as asgovernments asovemments asgovernments
governments are instituted among men menderiving menderivin menderiving
deriving their just powers from the con consent consent consent ¬
sent of the governed so all laws should shouldlave shouldhave shouldhave
have lave the sanction of the t e majority of ofthose ofthose ofthose
those who are to be governed by them themSecond themSecondThe themSecondThe
Second SecondThe The city is entering upon the theconstruction theconstruction theconstruction
construction of a costly system of wa water water water ¬
ter works and the erection of an expensive expensiveligh expensivehigh expensivehigh
high 6chool schools building and is about to toUt toput toput
put Ut on the market 85000 of municipal municipalonds municipalbonds municipalbonds
bonds to aid in such work Their ready readysale readysale readysale
sale will be an absolute necessity if
these public works are to proceed procadI
I am in receipt of letters from pros prospective prOEpectivc prospective ¬
pective bond purchasers intimating intimatinghatthey intimatingthat
that hatthey they have heard through private privateadvices privateadvices privateadvices
advices from Daytona that the city is isabout isabout isabout
about to become involved in expensive expensiveitigation expensivelitigation expensivelitigation
litigation contesting its revenue laws lawsand lawsBIld lawsand
and tying up its revenue for an indefi indefinite indefinit indefinite ¬
nite time timeOf timeor timeOf
Of course no true friend of the city citywould citywould citywould
would spread abroad such rumors but butthe butthe butthe
the fact still remains that such rumors rumorsare rumonare rumorsare
are afloat in financial circlej I am m not notwilling notwilling notwilling
willing that the construction of the theschool theschool theschool
school building and 611 < 1 the water platt pl111 t bo boeopardized bejeopardized p pjeopardized
jeopardized by un expensive expcns t and nd pro proracted protracted protraeted
racted lawsuit detrimental to till the thebest thebest thebest
best interest of tin city cityWhile cityWhile cityWhile
While I am firmly convinced that the theordinance theordinance theordinance
ordinance in its main features would be besustained lwsustaillcd besustaiped
sustained by the courts I have alwaysconsidered always alwaysconsidered alwaysconsidered
considered that the feature thereof drawinC draw drawing dmwinli
inC a distinction between permanently pertuanentlylocated permanentlylocated
of ofdoubtful ofdoubtful ofdoubtful I
located 100at d and transient dealers was
doubtful utility and would not stand tin tintest lhetest thetest
if litigated 1 was will willjug willlag
test of the t he courts
jug however to assent to it as a matter matterof
of qU1siprotecion to a certain extent extentfor extentfor extentfor
for that class of permanent citizens who whoconduct whoconduct whoconduct
conduct an alltheyearround allthey earround business businessbut businesbut
but whO feel that the transients tmns tnts who do dobusiness dobusiness
business here > during the tourist seasononly season seasononly selSononly
and then be betake bptake betake ¬
only and skim off its i cream
there thereto
summer resorts
take themselves to
should pay forthe for forthe
to repeat the operation i ithe
I Iterest
Personally I feel no in interest in infctureof in ¬
the privilege
terest in insjs that fctureof feature of the ordinance ordmaBceterest ordinancebut
willing to concede it to our per pernianent perthanent
sjs sjsdoubtful but nianent was people even if it might be or ordoubtlullqality ofdoubtful
doubtful doubtlullqality legality
I I am advised that the th ordinance un under under under ¬
der consideration cannot become bee me effec diceriye effective effectiye ¬
tive for the present license year and andtherefore andthereCore andtherefore
therefore is ju just = t now of no practicable practicableor
or immediate value Its delayed birth birthis
is beyond the reach of soothing syrup syrupSo syrupSo syrupSo
So much ill feeling has been aroused arousedin
in the community against this or any anyother nnyother anyother
other occupational tax ordinance that thatits thatits thatits
its enforcement will not meet with a acheerful acheerCul acheerful
cheerful acquiescence acquiescenceIn
In the interest of peace and harmony harmonyamong harmon harmonamOllg harmonyamong
among our people I have decided d > cided to towithhold towithhold towithhold
withhold my approval of said s < lid ordinance ordinanceand
and herewith return it with recommen recommendations recommendations reconluiendations ¬
dations If my reasons for doing so someet somel someet
meet mel > t your our approval then the ordinance ordinanceapproved ordinanceappn ordinanceapproved
approved appn > d September 3 1908 WS will still stillbe stillbe stillbe
be in force and the mutter will be as un unsettled unsettled unsettled ¬
settled as it would be should you sus sustain sustain sustam ¬
tain the ordinance as it now stands standsThere standsThere standsThere
There seems to be no degree of differ difference ditference difference ¬
ence in the general hostility to either of ofthese ofthese ofthese
these ordinances ordinancesI
I therefore recommend that the final finalvote finalvote finalvote
vote on this ordinance taken November
27 be reconsidered and then amended amendedas I Ias
as follows follows1st
1st That all of the ordinance of Nov NO i
27 1JOS after the enacting clause be bestricken bestricken bestricken
stricken out out2nd out2nd out2nd
2nd That the ordinance described in inthe inthe inthe
the caption thereof approved Sept 2
1908 be amended by striking out all allafter nIlaftlr allafter
after the enacting clause clauseIf
If the course COur l here indicated be per persued persUl1I persued
sued there will then be no occupational oecupationallicluse i ilicense
license tax in force in the city it the old oldordinance oldordinance oldordinance
ordinance tax having been repealed repealedand
and peace will once more prevail in the themunicipality themunlclplility themuulcipulity
municipality the tempest in the teapot teapotwill ttapotwill teapotwill
will subside the city will be wide open opento
to all comers the merchant whose busi business business i intss
ness is through the whole year whose whoseinterests whoseinterests whoseinterests
interests are all in Daytona and for forwhose forwhose forwhose
whose prosperity he is ever working workingwill
will take potluck with all comers and andhave andhave andhave
have protection against the horde of ofpeddlers ofpeddlers ofpeddlers
peddlers and dealers who will flock in to toskim toskim toskim
skim off the cream of the winter trade tradeAs tradeAs tradeAs
As my friend Rowe says it is a case of ofhustle ofhustle ofhustle
hustle and survival of the fittest The Thetreasury Thctreasury Thetreasury
treasury may run still shorter of funds fundsthe fundsthe fundsthe
the rough ttreets may shake the day ¬
lights out of the winter tourists as they
bump their big cars over them the ust ustmay ustmay ustmay
may fill their eyes on every windy day dayand dayand dayand
and destroy the fine wares exhibited in inthe inI inthe
the shops and stores of the merchants merchantsbecaube merchantsbeautse merchantsbecause
I because of the lameness of tins public publictreusuiy IubliI publictreslry
I treusuiy tr HuY but t the great reut principle pru iplc of gov goveminent government goveminent
eminent by the consent oi tap L W govef govefwill g v ve vewill 1 1will
will not be lost ost sight of forever foreverThe forev foreverThe r rThe
The Mayor has been blamed and andcussed andcussld andcussed
cussed and damned for the inception inceptionand
and passage pas age of these ordinances He Hedisclaims lI lIdisclaims liedisclaims
disclaims any such distinction It would wouldbe
be discourteous to the Council 1 to enter entertain eutertain entertaro
tain any such theory theoryIt I IIt
It is a matter of municipal mU licipal history historythat historythat ustorythat
that when he entered upon the duties as asMayor asMayor asMayor
Mayor he recommended to the Council Councilthat Councilthat 1 1that
that the laws regulating circuses circusesstreet circusesstreet circusesStreet
street shows and pedulers ONLY Y be re revised rt rtv revised ¬
vised v ed Nothing more That recom recommendation rccommendation recoinmendation ¬
mendation was not complied with but butinstead butin butinstead
instead in tead thereof u copy of the Miami Miamiordinance Miamiordiluulle Miamiordinance
ordinance relating to Hci nses was pro procured procured procured ¬
cured by the ordinance committee ana anapresented anapresented a nu nupresented
presented by it to the Council for its itsapproval itsapproval itsapproval
approval The ordinance approved approvedSept approvcdept approvedSept
Sept ept 2 1908 was the Miami ordinancewith ordinance ordinancewilh urdinancewilh
wilh slight modifications modificationsA
A great commoti m followed its pas passage pasuge passage ¬
sage sageAn An indignation meeting was held re resulting nfulting resulting ¬
sulting in a demand being made of theCouncil thc tlieCouncil
Council to repeal it i within twentyfour twentyfourhours tw
hours The Council ordered the intro ¬
duction of an ordinance to that effect effectThe effectThe effectThe
The mayor suggested that a commit committee ¬
tee of one from each profession and andbusiness andbusiness andbusiness
business be appointed to present such a aschedule aschedulc aschedule
schedule as would be satisfactory to the theiudignauts theindignuuts
iudignauts Such uch a committee was ap appointed appointed ¬
and appeared before the council councilbut councilbut councilbut
but it made no suggestions looking to a amodification amodification aniodilication
modification of the ordinance and again againdemanded againdemanded againdemanded
demanded its unconditional repealAlter repeal repealAfter repculAfter
After the departure of the committee committeefour
four members of the council Messrs MessrsMills McssrsMills MessrsMills
Mills Clark Osborne and ileymann ileymannwent
went over the whole schedule reduced reducedthe rcdmedthe
the rates on many occupations and cut cutout rutout ut utout
out the cumulative and all other ob objectionable objectionable objectionable ¬
jectionable features which hud been beenadapted heenadapted beenadapted
adapted from the Miami ordinance ordinanceThe
The four agreed that it was in every everyway clr clrway everyway
way satisfactory to them and directed directedthe
the amended ordinance to be presented presentedto pH euteti eutetito
to the council It was wu > piesentcd pll scntc passed pasceiand passedand pacdsnd
and ordered to be certified to the muyor muyorfor
for his approval appro al This is the history If ofthe < Ifthe f fthe
the license ordinance in a nutshell nutshellIt nut sly hl1 hl1It ll llIt
It appears that the judgment of the themajority themajority themajority
majority of the council was not satis satisfactory satisfactory atbfactory ¬
factory to 90 per cent of the license licen e tax tuxpayers taxpayers taxpayers
payers payersIf
If the recommendations above set setforth setforth setforth
forth are followed I fancy we will all nilsurvive allsurvivc allsurvive
survive this wreck of matter ntatternd and crush crushof
of worlds and that at the l February Febiuaiyelection Februaryelection cbruaryelection
election a new mayor and a new councilwill council councilwill cOllneilwill
will be elected elct ted to receive the rondenmations condemna condemnations OIlIlclllllatious ¬
tions of their fellow citizens as u > all win winhave whlhan whthave
have gone before them have in itz their theirturn tht theirturn r rturn
turn received receivedSuch receiv receivedSuch d dSuch
Such new council and mayor will no nodoubt nodoubt nodoubt
doubt fix up a schedule that will be em eminently emi enlilently ¬
inently i satisfactory satisf ctory and may the bles blesfiugs blesiugs blessings
sings > of Heaven be e showered upon their theirunfortunate tlllirunfortunate theirunfortunate
unfortunate heads headsEach headsEach headsEach
Each mayor and each council itseems it itseems itscents
seems proves > to be worse than their theirpredecessors tllirpredecessors theirpredecessors
predecessors no matter how well cll they theytry theytry theytry
try to serve the city and its people peopleOne plopleOne peopleUnc
One mayor and an council are blamed by bythe bythc bythe
the careless uuinvestigatmg ng observer observeras
as being too conservative cuuervat e and nut accomplishing ac accomplishing accomplishing ¬
complishing anything Their successors successorstry
try their thl r hands at producing results resultsand resultsand resultsand
and are condeuiuid con lUul d worse than the do donothings donothings donothings
nothings At the next election th thwheel thwheel tliwheel
wheel turns round and history again repents re repeats rlpeats ¬
peats itself ifcelfIn
In conclusion let me fay Fa that I have havebeen hlCbttn havebeen
been a careful observer of the proceed proceedings proccedings procectilogs ¬
ings of this and nd former councils for forsome forome forsome
some years and am am firm in the con convic convicLion ol vie vietion ic iction
tion that the City Couml ° l as it wag wuaconstituted wagcqnst wasconstituted
constituted cqnst tuttd on the 12th day of February February190S Fe February190S ruary
190S is the best most progressive ami amiconservative aril arilconservative U1I1conscrvatin
conservative council the City of Day Daytona Daytona Iaytona
tona has had the good fortune forw e to serve serveher serveher crwher
her during that time It MIlS ac accoiu accoiuplised alCUIllplised cont contplised
plised much good for the city and al although although atthough ¬
though the maledictions of a few f > may maybe maybe maybe
be hurled against them they will sur survive surviy survive ¬
vive the shock and our more couervi couervitive concrvtive conservative
tive substantial and progressive people peoplewill peoplewill peoplewill
will not fail t > honor them with their theirgood tlllirgood theirgood
good opinions G B SEAMAN SEAMANMayor SEA SEAMANMayor IAN IANMayor
Mayor MayorThe MayorThe MayorThe
The action suggested by Mayor ayor Sea Seaman Seaman Seaman ¬
man wus w ss t alien by the Council Counciland and Day Daytona Daytuua Daytuna
tuna uow has no occupation n license or ordinanct ordintlnCt ordisance
dinanct
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DAYMS DA f LONG SUIT SUITMILES SUITMILES
MILES OF fiNE PAVING PAVING1I1t
kkk kkkClose 1I1t 8 8Close I IClose
Close to Nine Miles of Paving and andThe andThe I I II
The Good Work Goes GoesMerrily GoesMerrily I IMerrily
Merrily On OnIt OnIt I II
I It will be a surprise to everybody ex except exCpt except
cept those vitally interested and who whohave whohave whohave
have kept in close touch with the work workto
to learn that Daytona now has in the theneighborhood theneighborhood theneighborhood
neighborhood of nine miles of sidewalks sidewalksAnd
And when wh > n it is further stated that al almost almost almost ¬
most the entire nine miles of paving is isof isof isof
of a high quality and of pleasing color it itis itis itis
is a matter of which all may justly feel feela
a sense of pride prideSince prideSince prideSince
Since visitors some new comers and andmany andmany andmany
many citizens are not conversant with withthe withthe withthe
the history and work of paving the city citya
a brief sketch may be in order orderThe orderThe orderThe
The pioneer in the work and the one onedeserving onedtserving onedeserving
deserving of honor for having first di direeled direeted directed
reeled attention to the granitoid pavementtlie pave pavement pavclIIentthe ¬
ment lIIentthe the writer chooses the term termgranitoid termgrunitoiil termgranitoid
granitoid because of the pavements pavementsstriking pavementsstriking pavementsstriking
striking resemblance to granite walks walksis
is the Rev He Dana Sherrill of Volusia Volusiaavenue Yolusiaavenue Volusiaavenue
avenue About four years ago he had a apavement apanffient apavement
pavement put down in front of his prop property property property ¬
erty on Volusia Vol usIa It was so satisfactory satisfactoryso
so great an improvement upon the shell shellconglomerate shellconglomerate shellconglomerate
conglomerate dredged from the river riverbed riverbed riverbed
bed that Mr Sherrills neighbors were wereattracted wereattractld wereattracted
attracted by it and Mr J H Potter on onRidgewood onRidgewood I
Ridgewood was the next to adopt it itMr j II
Mr Potter was followed by the Gongre Congregational ¬
I Igational Igational
gational church and next by Mrs Troy TroyMessrs TroyMessrs
Messrs G W Blymyer and E M MCondit MCondit I ICondit I
Condit were the leading spirits in the thegood thegood thegood
good work down Palmetto avenue They Theywere Theywere Theywere
were quick to see the merits of the pave pavement pavement pavemeat ¬
ment and gave generously of time and andmoney andnwney andmoney
money to speed the work and the ra rapidity rapidity rapidity ¬
pidity with which paving spread is due duein duein duein
in no small way to their untiring efforts effortsMeanwhile effortsMeunwhill effortsMeanwhile
Meanwhile the city council was an in interested interlsted interested ¬
terested spectator in watching develop developments developments developments ¬
ments and when convinced that the thepaving thepaving thepaving
paving material was of the best they theywisely theywislly theywisely
wisely decided it were time to step in inand inand inand
and adopt a system It is less than thantwo thantwo thantwo
two years since the council got busy busyt busythey
e t they have a record for the time of ofactivity
1
I CI1 ItiTS ItiTSactivity s sactivity
activity as S a very cursory glance about abouttown abouttown abouttown
town shows L H Rowe carne into the thecouncil thecoundl thecouncil
council about this time and to his hi fore foresight foresight foresight ¬
sight and interest the city owes much muchfor muchfor muchfor
for a great impetus given the work workThe workThe workThe
The council thought it wise to antici anticipate anticipatl anticipate ¬
pate a large growth for the city amid an so somade somade somade
made the pavement along Beach street streetthe streetthe streetthe
the shopping street of the city much muchwider muchwidcr muchwider
wider than elsewhere and the wisdom of ofsuch ofsuch ofsuch
such conclusion is already apparent apparentsince apparentsincl
since with each advancing season more morebusiness morebusiness morebusiness
business enterprises are inaugurated inauguratedand inau urated uratedand
and more people throng the streets streetsProminent streetsProminlnt streetsProminent
Prominent among the contractors contractorswho
who have pushed the street paving areBradford are areBradford areBradford fl
Bradford Dittman VandeVord Bros Brosand Brosan Brosand
and an Hough it Bond Mr Bradford was wasa I
a pioneer in the work and to quote Mr MrSherrill MrSherrill
Sherrill he set a high standard for qual quality quality quality ¬ I
ity and beauty
In the subsequent work of paving this thishigh thishigh thishigh
high ° standard has been maintained and andi andin andin i I
in the miles of paving throughout the thecity I Icity
city hardly a faulty piece can be found foundAs i iAs iAs
As nearly as the Daily News can c n as ascertain ascertain ¬
certain nearly nine miles of paving have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been put down and the good work goes goeson I Ion ton
on rapidly George Dittman was putting put putting putting
ting the finishing touches on a walk up upon upon I Ion
on Bay street where the News man manstopped manstopped manstopped
stopped to examine into its composition compositionand
and note the processes processesIt
It was all simple enough He was waslaying waslaying I Ilying
laying a walk five fi e feet and six inches incheswide inchlSwidl incheswide
wide His retaining boards on the side sidewere sidewere sidewere
were secured at the proper width and andperfectly andpcrflctly andperfectly
perfectly parallel Any depressions of j jthe Ithc t tthe
the line are first filled with sand Next Nexta j ja Ia
a mixture of sand coquina shell and andcement andCUHnt andcement
cement are used one sixth coquina one onethird onethird onetliir1
third sand and onethird cement This Thisis
is properly tamped and it is ready for forthe forthl forthe
the top dressing the finishing coat coate coatllual coatelaal
e llual jual parts of sand and cement cementIt
It is comparatively cheap The hulk hulkof I Iof
of the material is found near the city cityThe citybe I ITlw
The coquina is found in endless quantity quantityout
out in Turnbulls old rice fields fieldsTurnbul fieldsTurnbull fieldsTurnbull
Turnbull you may recall was the En English EnI EnIglish Engush ¬
glish doctor oho ho came here about 160 100years 160years 160years
years ago with a colony of about 5000 aOOOpeople 5000people I
people from the Balearic islands Ik Ikhad lIthad liefind
had thousands of acres cleared in this thisvicinity thisvicinity I
vicinity and grew sugar cane indigo indigorice indigoricc indigorice
rice etc The sand and coquina shell shellare I Iare Iare
are found out in the Turnbull flats HatsThey flatsThey flatsThey
They dug these the < e drainage canals you may maysee 1 1see i iwc
into the Halifax IlalifaxIlut
see running i iBut IBut
But this is a little historical digression digressionDittman digressionIittintn
Dittman said he was gelling ten cents centsper centsper centsper
per square foot surface and that he fiecould j jiould I
could lay 120 I O feet per da day It takes a aeouple aouple acouple
couple of days for it to set or harden hardenbefore hardtnblfort hardenbefore
before it may be used usedThe usedThe j jThe
The pavements are costing a neat sum sumof sumof sum sumof
of mono money ay ten cents per square foot footbut footuut footbut
but as we look back at the shell pave pavemeats i iments rmtnts
meats with their lumpy uneven sur surfaces surfaces ¬
faces depressions of water here and andthere audtllt andthere
there tllt re either it1 cr dry ry and dusty or puddled f > uddkd j jand 1 1uitl
and slippery hip i wry one wonders how we got gotalllllg o j jalong I Ialong
along with them and to express a wish wishto j jto ito
to go o back to them would place one oneulI i iunder iuueier
under ulI lr a ban an You could travel a long IOl longtine j jtime Itillle
time without ith ut finding a city so completely com j jpletely iplltply
pletely so admirably Hlmira ly paved and it will willbe willbe i
be worth many thousands of dollars as ast I Ia
a 1 drawing card cardTruly clrj cardTruly 1 1Truly
Truly this is Day Daytonas tonas long suit suitSee suit suitSee i iI
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Capacity 30 rooms roo mg Rooms bright airy and completely furnished Modernimprovements Modern Modernimprovements K ode rD
improvements clean cle m and uptodate Located on Seabreeze Avenue a short shortdistance shortdistance shortdistance
distance from Atlantic Ocean Summer rates 1 100 00 per da day Y and up u Spec ¬ I
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An attractive house with large and airy rooms roOl rooms S hot and cold water through the thehouse thebouse thehouso i
house sulphur ii or suit water baths electric elt electrlclights > ctrlc lights furnace heat and telephone telttphoneSome telephoneSonic telephoneSome
Some of the pleasant features of The rinesurclts IllIes arc its wide verandas and its Roof RootGarden RoofGarden RoofGarden
Garden affording a line view of the country river and ocean oceanThe oceanThe oceanThe
The Pines is situated on South Kidgewood Hhl lWO the highest avenue In DaytonaRoolllssluglc Daytonaitoowssingle Daytona DaytonaHooius
Roolllssluglc Hooius single or urea en 11 suite with or without wit bout private bath bathOPEN bathOPEN bathOPEN
OPEN FROM NOVEMBER 15 TO MAY i iMRS IM tMllS
MRS M J B H1NSKY Proprietress
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remain open until May 15th 1909 The house is well prepared to tomaintain tomaintain tomaintain
maintain its established reputation for refined elegance and comfort comfortcarefully comfortcare comfortcarefully
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carefully care ulb prepared meals and most attractive table service The Therooms Therooms fi firooms
rooms are large and sunny well lighted and heated many of them themprovided themprovided
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South Ridgewood Avenue AvenueSteam AvenueStcmll AvenueSteam
Steam Heat Electric Lights two blocks from fromdepot fromdepot r = 3 3depot
depot and postoffice Garage on premises premisesROOMS prenliseROOMS premiseROOMS
ROOMS ONLY ONLYP
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Magnolia Avenue A lI1Ul opposite ppo ite Postoffice Postoflicei PostofficeRooms PostofficeRooms
i > Rooms Only Steam team Heat II > aL Sanitary Plumbing Gas GasLighted OasLighted GasLighted
Lighted Everything up to date dateS dateS dateS
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the waterfront water front on the Halifax River Three minutes walk to stores post poatotiice po t totlice
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t respect at moderate prices THE TABLE A SPECIALTY Northern NorthernK Xortherncookin Northerncooking
K cooking the cuisine exceptionally good the best the market affords Under Underthe Undert Underthe
t the direct supervison su I Per ison of the proprietor The house has every modern con convenience convenicm
1 venience and improvement Has large a arounded veranda and pagoda and is sur aurrounded surruunded
rounded by b lawns and shade trets tn es Is dry dr and well ventilated ventilatedFor d dFor
For terms apply to the proprietor proprietorJOHN proprietoriC
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