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4 VOL XXI TITUSVILLE FLA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 7 1900 NO 2O
URRfNI lOCAllKCOHICSI
Brief Mention of What Is Going On In
and About Titusville
Send your watches for repairs to W M
Woodward Titusville Work guaranteed
Miss Susie Gladwin arrived home Tues
day afternoon from her visit to Coronado I
Beach
Mrs J N Feaster accompanied her
daughter Mrs T W Anderson to Stuart
for a visit Tuesday
Mr Frank E Bond of DeLand ar
rived in town last Friday to look after
lumber interests here
D L Alderman and sonof Fort Pierce
were among the arrivals here from the
south Monday afternoon
Mr E B Sembler has rented Fischer
cottage and will occupy the same as soon
as his sister returns from her visit to
Tavares
Miss Lillie Turner who has been visit
ing with friends here for about a month
is expecting to return to her home in New
Smyrna tomorrow
Miss Elizabeth Hopkins of Tillman
arrived Monday and is attending the
examination of school teachers which
commenced Tuesday
Archdeacon B F Brown will hold di
vine service next Sunday at St Gabriels
church Titusville at li a m and at St
Marks church Oocoa at 730 p m
McFarland was thrown from his
bicycle Monday quite violently by run
ning over a dog Will received a lively
shaking up and his wheel was damaged
some
The McFarland Fruit Protection com
pany have placed another larger boiler
and engine in position in their plant
giving them increased power to run more
machinery
Mr Jas Andrews of Tibbals spent
from Friday until Sunday in this place
He expects to leave in a few days for
New York and Ohio and will probably
be away for several weeks
Mr J L Wilson Rockledge arrived
here last Friday to assist our new Post
master Mr Scrimgeour in the making
up of mails for the railway mail service
Mr Vilson returned home WeUnesdav
Mr W C Peterson of Canavaral left
Sunday for Chelsea Mass where he
expects to spend the coming three months
on a visit to his only son He failed
Monday on the City of Augusta from
Savannah
Master Rufus Robbins left yesterday
afternoon for Point Caswell X C on a
visit to his grandpa Capt 11 P Pad i
on lie was accompanied by Mr lie
F Paddison of Eai Gallic who is on
his way to Buffalo N V
Miss Susie li hid win has taken the
position as clerk in the postoflice at this
place consequently cannot take charge
of the public school at City Point as an
nounced in the list of schools and teach
ers published in another column
Mr Gas Anthony a former Titusville
boy now reiHent of Miami will marry
Miss Lucy Hill at Washington lia +
next Wednesday the 12th inst His
best man on this important occasion
will be his friend 11 Strohni of West
Palm Beach These two young men left
for Washington this week
A letter recently received from Mrs
M C Weaver by one of her Titusville
friends was mailed from Cincinnati
where Mr and Mrs W have been since
July They were forced to leave ackson
vale on account of Mr Weavers ill
health a northern climate suiting him
much better
Mr and MrsC S Schuyler and daughter
started Wednesday for New York sailing
on the steamship Kansas City from
Savannah yesterday They will visit
relative in Western Xl Yew York fur a
while Mr Sehuyler returning about the
tirst of October while Mrs Schuyler will
remain north probably a month longer
Miss Fannie C Carter of Pulaski
Tenn who will have time principt1l o f
the public school at Cocoa this coining
year arrived here Sunday afternoon and
spent until yesterday in town meeting
the members of the school board while
they were in our town this week Miss
Carter gave great satisfaction as teacher
at Cocoa the past year and she is deter
mined that her school there this year
coming will be second to none in Urevard
county We acknowledge a pleasant rail
from Miss Carter Monday
WANTKI
Men to cut cross ties Call or write
Contractor Box 200 Ito elamld Fla
GASOlINK KXGINKS
Illustrated folder free Address W P I
LXIIKUWOOII Agt Hoseland Fla I I
Cake Raffled For Bound Sum
Mr F A Losley won the cake raflled
at the opera house Monday night for the
benefit of the baseball club In turn Mr
Losley presented the cake to the boys
and it was raflled the second time the fol
lowing day Tuesday and was won by
Mr C R Stewart The cake netted the
club the neat sum of 2810
Change In Railway Schedule
A change in the schedule of the San
ford division of the F E C railway went
into effect yesterday the service starting
from New Smyrna at 530 a in arrive at
Titusville 680 leave Titusville 700 ar
rive at Sanford 930 Returning leave
Sanford at 1100 am arrive Titusville
125 p m leave Titusville at 155 arrive
New Smyrna at 255 leave New Smyrna
i > 25 arrive Orange City Junction 500 p
In Returning leave Orange City J unc
tion at 515 p m arrive at New Smyrna
at 650 p m
NEW WHITE STORE
W J CRAYFORD Groceries and
Provisions Titusville
Painful Scalp Wound
Hamp Green one of the employes of
the F E C railway here received a
a very painful wound on the top of his
head Saturday either caused by a shovel
that was thrown upon the engine tender
by F E Stone or from a pick in the
hands of the fireman who was breaking
up coal for the locomotive Dr Wilson
made an examination and found that
there was no fracture of the skull Green
was sent to the hospital at St Augustine
Sunday but returned in a day or so as
the Mound was not dangerous
Factory Improvements
Important changes have been made
within the past week in thc factory of
the McFarland Fruit Protection Co A
large boiler and engine has been set up
in the new addition made for the wood
working machinery which is 100 by
40 feet giving ample loom for the in
creased capacity of the plant Several
new Wheeler Wilson double stitching
machines have arrived and will soon be
in operation The shop under the direc
tion of Frank II McFarland a brother of
the president of the company and former
ly foreman of the immense piano works
of the Sterling piano of Derby Conn
has made great progress in the past few
ddays
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Ocean Steamship Company
Tickets on sale via the popular and
quick Ocean Steamship Co known as
the Savannah line only 48 to 51 hours
sea trip finest ships in the coastwise
service apply to Ellis B Wager at fIn
STAU otlice Titusville Reservations
secured in advance Through tickets from
Titusville via either Plant or F C P
route to Savannah then Ocean jteam hip
line to all points north
PellClarke Hall
PellClarke Hall is the name of a home
and day school founded at I rlando by
Right Rev Win Crane ray bishop of
Southern Florida This institution is
prepared to educate girls thoroughly to I
develops their physicalmental and moral
nature Girls received at all ages boys
to the age of 12 The school year begins I
the first Mondav in October and closes
May Ist
Church Rally
Editor of The Florida Star
i Please make this announcement I
through your journal To the members j
and friends of St lames A M E church I
and the lovers of liberty and Christian
integrity We hereby announce that ant i
rally comes ollSunday Sept Ith Come j
I and assist us We will conclude Sunday j
I uvoniiur at which time we invite the i
public to come out and hear our sermon j
Theme Temple Good music by the 1
choir W lie FIKIIIS I
Pastor
POLITICAL AXXOrNCEMEXTS
I Fun STATES ATTOKNKV 1
I At the solicitation of many friends
I throughout the circuit I announce my
j self as a candidate for slates attorney of
the Seventh judicial circuit of Florida
i
and respect full y request the Plort of
the Democrats at the primary election
ordered for November lith won j
I JOHN C IONK >
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I
FUt STATES ATT011NKY
I hereby announce myself a candidate
for state attorney of the Seventh judicial
circuit of Florida and respectfully re
quest the support of the Democratic I
voters of the circuit for the place at the
primary to be held on Nov lith IHK i
J 11 > V l > Kto > I
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LATEST HEWS AND INCIDENTS
Matters of Interest Thut Are Happening
Around Town
Charlie Crabb of Cocoa drove up the
first of the week and spent a day or so
in town
Judge Jones paid a short visit to Mel
bourne Saturday returning home Sunday
afternoon I
Judge M L Mershon and P II Sey I
mour of Kissimmee were in town the
first part of the week
Mr R 11 Taylor prosecuting attorney
for Dade county was in town for a day
or so the latter part of last week
Mr Wm Treutler of Eau Gallie spent
a part of Friday and Saturday in the
county seat attending to some legal busi
ness
Mr S N Gladwin returned from his
trip to the St Johns river Wednesday
business there keeping him longer than
he expected
Dr W S Graham of Miami passed
through on the southbound train Satur
day returning from his northern trip to
e York and Pennsylvania
During the storm of this week it is re
ported that 200 feet of the ocean pier at
Palm Beach including the T at the end
of the pier has been washed away
Uapt R A Hardee of Sebastian
spent several days in town this week
joining Mrs Ilardee Monday who had
been here the week before nursing John
nie Harris before he died
Mr R C Scrimgeour went to St Au
gustine Tuesday to consult Dr Worley
at the hospital there in regard to his ill
ness and to see if that renowned physi
chin could do something to relieve him
Dr C H Fulwood P E Jacksonville
district will hold third quarterly confer
ence at Mims Saturday morning and
preach there at 1030 a m and at Titus
ville at 730 p m next Sunday All are
cordially invited HeT E pickle
will go as usual to Cocoa for the Sunday
service
Dr G W Holmes has been attending
Mrs Albino Brady several days the past
week but returned home Tuesday by
which time his patient was entirely out
of any danger Mrs Brady was taken
with neuralgia of the heart in connection
with prostration and grief over the death
of Miss Smith and was very ill Sunday
and Monday We are pleased to state
that she is now quite herself again and is
as well as usual for a lady of her advanced
year3
My own Sweet Southland Rose is
the title of a new song just brought out
by Mr It T Butler of Cincinnati with
music by Mr Andrew J Boex The
sentiment is directed to Florida where
Mr Butler spends considerable of his
time having a winter home at Sea
Breeze Mr Butler has also paid Ti
tusville several visits while in Florida
and is well known to the editor His
production is most excellent and aside
from the lovely sentiment he has in
troduced the air has considerable merit
Thu same authors have published a song
entitled Among the llillsof Dear Old
Cincinnati aril have now ready for
press Way Down on the Stnnnierljiml
River If our readers desire copy of
the above productions they can be had
of Mr Butler whose ajddress is KJEast
Fourth street Cincinnati
Capital Itoinovul
lion Frank Clark Hon A li hart
ridge of Jacksonville and Hon Ilobt
McXamee of ieesburg will discuss the
capital removal issue before the people
at this place Wednesday Sept 19th at
7U p in As this is decidedly the pam
mount issue at this time before the Hem
ocnits of Florida and the above orators
are all well known to be amoiitr our best
speakers we predict a large attendance
on that occasion
10K SAIK
lightuootl jHits for pineapple sheds
windbreaks and fence posts Write for
special prices in car lots Address F W
White agent for F H Allen Itosxland
Fin
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MII > AL
Special Dispatch I Paris August Jo
American whiskies received the otlicial
approval of the exposition today when
irold medal was awarded to ernheim
Bros Louisville Ky on their I W
Harper whiskey Sold in Titusvillu bv
Loslev i Mot low
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Dont Hi Ilupu11 Cpu
Always insist on jetting Folevs Honey
and Tar as it is positively absolutely and
unqualifiedly the best cough medicine
Accept no substitute Wilson A Son
Teachers Examination
The following teachers were taking ex
amination this week for first grade certi
ficates the examination being conducted
Tuesday Wednesday and yesterday be
fore School Superintendent Sams Miss
Fannie C Carter Miss Elizabeth Hop
kins and Mrs Eunice Schofield Also J
S Perry colored Miss Hopkins will
teach at Sea Breeze the coming term
I
I The Tropical Storm
The hurricane which was predicted
Tuesday by the weather bureau has very
considerately given Florida the go by
much to our satisfaction well Up un
til Tuesday noon we had a heavy north
easter with clear blue sky but after 12
oclock the storm showed itself in no
unmistaken signs and continued until
about midnight last night It is evident
that the storm passed out in the gulf and
Florida has saved deal I
a great by not be
ing in the path of it The weather bureau
first noted this disturbance in the Carib
bean sea last Friday showing the slow
ness which the storm center has traveled i
but it was regarded as one of great sever
ity and probably has done great damage
elsewhere No damage reported at all in
this section as the wind did not reach u
high velocity except during squalls Tues
I day and Wednesday The amount of
rainfall was also slight
Death of Miss Smith
Miss Rebecca Smith an aged maiden
lady who for many years has made her
home with the family of her very
dear friend Mrs Albine Brady died
at the home of the latter on Saturday
evening last She had been in feeble I
health for a long time but the immediate
cause of her death was heart failure
Miss Smith was a most consistent and
faithful member of the Protestant Episco
pal church and her life was an example
of meekness gentleness and patience
she was much loved by all who knew her
best and was the recipient of as much
kind consideration and loving care at the
hands of the entire family with whom she
spent the greater part of her life as if she
had been one of them by nearest consan
guinity
The funeral services were held in St
Gabriels church Sunday afternoon by
Archdeacon B F Brown after which the
body was interred in LaGrange cemetery
The pall bearers were Messrs C A
Gardner D B Pritchard R E Mims Jr
Cassie glints E E Knox and Claude
Walton
Death of John II Harris
It is with deep regret that we have to
announce this week the death of John
II Harris who passed away last Friday
afternoon at the residence of Sheriff
Brown He was ill with malarial fever
and suffered a relapse from which all
that medical skill and most careful
nursing could not prevail He was
buried in Titusville cemetery Siturday
morning Rcv1 D Penney making an
appropriate address at the grave l
as well as the people of Titusville and
J Indian river who knew the deceased
i fully indorse the following tribute paid
him by Capt iL A Ilardee with whom
he lived for the past 1 i years mull who
I loved him almost as a son
I
Ktlitoi of The Iloriilti Star
I Through yoni valuable paper may I
I pay n little tribute to the memory of
John H Hirris who was born in Brook
county I icorgia about L7 years ago and
died at the home of SheriffI P Brown
Titusville FIn 1ugtlst 11HU
He came to Florida about lj years ago
d a mere boy I met him in the road nt a l
i i Hardeeville be brave little fellow was
j
i in tears He was sick and not able to
i work His condition appealed to mil c
and touched toy heart 1 look the little
fellow homo with me and made him one
of my familv His hhrh character and
true manliness soon won for him a
i warm place hi the hearts of my go ul
wife and myself In about two years he
retrained his health and developdintoa
sterling man of worth truth and eneiry
lie was loved by all who knew him In
the full bloom of iris young nuinhoxl
the messenger IIi dtiith came and called
him to the reat unknown
There is a great gOtH and infiniiu < iod
and I iiave no doubts lull thai in that
future stale which n man can fathom
the pure life of John H Harris will mutt
an abundant reward of happiness
Farewell dear boy I loved you living
and 1 love you dead
j Respectfully
Iloirr A HAKDKI
ii
i Hunt ami Yacht Sail
j Fit and workmanship guaranteed Fish
boat sHilsa specialty All grominets hand
made end for etimate
11 BIM < KK
1 Titusville Florida
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POLITICAL SPEAKING
Congressman Davis and Judge Jennings
DlacuHK State and National Issues
The people of Titusville and vicinity
enjoyed two splendid political addresses
Wednesday night at the opera house given
by our distinguished congressman Hon
R W Davis and our next Democratic
governor Hon W S Jennings The
weather rather unfortunately showed
Home cyclonic symptoms but these did
not deter the people from coming out
The hall was well filled and a large num
ber present were of the fairer sex
On the arrival of the campaign party
in the afternoon they were met at the
railway station by a committee of our
citizens consisting of Mayor Penney
Judge Jones J C Jones C R Stewart
A A Stewart J R Walker and E B
Wager editor of THE STAH who escorted
them to tIe Indian River hotel The
speakers were also accompanied by Mr
K B Raulerson nominee for represent
ative from Brevard county and Dr W
L Hughlett chairman of the county ex
ecutive committee and J F Woolen
member of the congressional committee
forthiscounty and Major E W Peabody
representative of the lesUnion and
Citizen
Eight oclock had been designated as
the hour for the speaking to commence
Music to lend inspiration patriotic feel
ing and diversion for the occasion was
rendered by the members of Indian
River band
Mayor Penney presided over the meet
ing and first introduced Dr Hughlett
who as chairman of the executive com
mittee made a short introductory ad
dress touching eloquently on Democratic
principles imperialism and the urgent
need of Democrats standing united in
order to win in the national struggle in
November
Hon W So Jennings was next intro
duced by our worthy mayor and made a
mot interesting address on questions of
state interest He first took up the
question of taxation and assessment and
the necessity of a state board of equali
zation in order to seCUle an equitable
assessment of properties throughout the
respective counties lie had introduced
a bill in the legislature to this effect but
it did not puss people did not seem to
realize the necessity of it but he would
recommend it to the attention of the next
legislature The next question was that
of our public health Our state board of
health Dr Porter and the present law
which has been in force some nine years
has proven most effective and was only
broken into when the marine hospital
service set aside our state law on the plea
of a war with Spain and fever was intro
duced into three ports of this state The
speaker hoped the state law would be up
held and that national legislation would
not be allowed to supplant it
The congested condition of our supreme
court docket was next referred to In
1SUS Florida with a population of LOOOOu
had need of three supreme court judges
Now our population had more than
doubled j litigation had been increased in
several ways by natural causes and rapid
development since ISSU until the freee
of 9 > still ue have only three judges
We now need three more judges The
suggestion made in the Democratic state
platform Judge Jennings most lieartiiy
approves of and it should he adopted as
speedily possible and he will recom
mend that three more supreme court
judges be provided to expedite husiness
The next subject mentioned ua > that
of education one that could not receive
too much consideration Our public
school were declared to be as good as the
public schools of any state even our
colleges and universities wen equal to all
the states save a ftw where the ex
perience of many years had developed a
1 lI hitrh curriculum hut our v > tem
needs improving Too much jwwer i >
now iri ven to the stat > erintendent
lead i lit too much towards ccntraiiation
A htw should be passed to give m + rr
power to the trustees of > ChMI in order
that they may do something for their
own l M ilities Counties have in luau
intances gone into debt an l it d + nL
seem to work well The tendency to cen
tralizing power has much to du 11 ith the
imperfei system now in forr t
Im conclusion Judiie Itnni referred
to the abominable manner in which the
state convict least system had been man
aged ever since l > > 7i how this lease sys
tem atlccts society taxation and labor
It hud been suggested that convict labor
could be employed to bt advantage on
improving oor public roads but the
speaker said that he had been informed
thin in practice it did not operate that
way he felt that a better plan would In
to lease the convicts to work in phos
phate mine = and naval store
camps
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