The Central Florida Press, Vol. 1. No. 9, June 20, 1930

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The Central Florida Press, Vol. 1. No. 9, June 20, 1930

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The Central Florida Press, Vol. 1. No. 9


Oviedo (Fla.)


Volume 1, number 9 of The Central Florida Press, published on June 20, 1930. The Central Florida Press was a weekly newspaper published in Oviedo, Florida. At the time that this issue was printed, C. J. Broom was the editor. Topics discussed in various articles include a missing 19-year-old names Charles W. Summersill; plans for a new bank in Sanford, the primary election for Florida Attorney General, floods along St. Johns River and Lake Monroe, public opinion on a new luxury tax, the decision to keep a railroad station in Geneva open, a Ripley's Believe It or Not! program featuring a quail that hatched a hen in Oviedo, the Sanford Atlantic National Bank's declaration of a dividend, Reverend C. W. Mathison's sermon on righteousness, statewide construction of hotels and other types of housing, Florida's standing in administrative salaries in the Florida Department of Education, a Gold Star Mother's return to Orlando, a legal decision requiring men to call a doctor if a family member falls ill, C. W. Mathison's trip to West Palm Beach, renovations on Oviedo Masonic Lodge No. 243, A. L. Medcalf's sermon at the First Baptist Church of Oviedo, predictions for 1940, automobile accident deaths in 1929, the types of religions, packing houses in Fort Pierce and Avon Park, a logrolling convention hosted by the Central Florida Log Rollers' Association, the minutes for an Oviedo Boy Scouts meeting, local news for towns around Oviedo (Longwood, Slavia, Chuluota, and Geneva), and a reception in honor of Allen Thompson and his bride. This issue also includes a number of advertisements feature local businesses, as well as a column called "Oviedo Mirror."


Original 4-page newspaper edition: The Central Florida Press, Vol. 1, No. 9, June 20, 1930: Oviedo Historical Society, Oviedo, Florida.


The Central Florida Press

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ca. 1930-06-20

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Digital reproduction of original 4-page newspaper edition: The Central Florida Press, Vol. 1, No. 9, June 20, 1930.

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Oviedo Historical Society, Oviedo, Florida.
Oviedo Historical Society Collection, Oviedo Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.




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First United Methodist Church, Oviedo, Florida
Oviedo Masonic Lodge No. 243, Oviedo, Florida
First Baptist Church of Oviedo, Oviedo, Florida
Geneva, Florida
Chuluota, Florida
First National Bank No. 2, Sanford, Florida
Lake Monroe, Sanford, Florida
St. Petersburg, Florida
Sanford Atlantic National Bank, Sanford, Florida
Orlando, Florida
Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial, Belleau, France
Longwood, Florida
Slavia, Florida
Fort Pierce Growers' Association, Fort Pierce, Florida
Avon Park, Florida

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Originally published by The Central Florida Press.

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Copyright to this resource is held by The Central Florida Press and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

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Cepero, Laura

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External Reference

"RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 41: Oviedo, with Dr. Richard Adicks." RICHES of Central Florida.
Adicks, Richard, and Donna M. Neely. Oviedo, Biography of a Town. S.l: s.n.], 1979.
"History." City of Oviedo, Florida.
Robison, Jim. Around Oviedo. 2012.

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