THE SEPTEMBER MEETING
ANOTHER BIG HUNT
The Central Florida Metal Detecting Club has once
again invited us to join with them for a weekend hunt
ln old campground near Deland on October 18
The price is $38 per person which includes a shared
cabin, two meals on Saturday and one meal on
Sunday. Bring your own sleeping gean and toilet
articles. Because of the distance (220 miles and
three and a half hours from West Palm Beach, most
those going will leave on Friday, stay ifl a motel and
have a dinner somewhere nearby.) These trips with
the Central Florida club are always a lot of fun with
prizes, garnes, lotto, efc. Our club has to let them
know well in advance how many of us are coming
' and spaces are limited! If you have not already
signed up please call Linda Bennett soon.
The $38 fee must be Paid in advance.
To get to the site: I-95 north and take Hy. 17 north
of Deland towards De[-eon Springs' Go through
Deleon Springs staying on 17 towards
Barberville. When you get to Barberville where
17 and Hy. 40 intersect there is a gas station
and a store on the southeast corner. We will
meet there and go to the campground at 9 AM.
HAP.PY BIRTHDAY TEIS MONTE TO:
IF YOU COME TO A MEETING
AND IT IS YOUR BIRTHDAY
MONTH YOU WILL GET A GIFT
OF A SILVER QUARTER!
29 members and guests enjoyed a unique
interesting meeting. Guy Bachmann, who
the program, could not be at the meeting but two
his friends, Roger Fardink and Brice Scalley fil
in and told faspinating stories about the Semi
War battles and fo*s in our area and also Civil W
sites in north Florida. They arrived with many
and relics to display along with uniforms and t
many stories of the hardships the troops had fo
including our famous mosquitoes!
John McElroy was introduced as a guest and
described the books he has written about the
ships along our coast.and a new one coming out
November entitled Treasure Coast Gold. He do
one for a door prize. He has a web site:
The club thanks Karen Larson for bringing
refreshments and Tom Lieberman volunteered
the duty next month. New members Janice DiPa
and Bob Klinker were welcompd. We still have
few club T-shirts at $15, club pens with our name
them for $4 and just a couple ofclub patches left
Do these true,slories i4soire vou?
Pembroke Pines, FL A city maintenance
was astounded to see $20,500 worth of bond
traveler's checks and cashier's checks fall from a pi
of trash he was dumping. He took the trove to
boss who then called the owner. She said her I
husband apparently had hidden the items in a ti
bottom of a kitchen cabinet without telling her.
she remodeled her kitchen the old cabinet ended up
the trash truck.
West Palm Beach, f'L A woman hid her jewe
including a pearl necklace and a diamond broach
an old boot. She later donated the old boots to a
charity that sold them to an unknown buyer. She
an ad in ihe paper but the items were not recovered.
Fort Lauderdale, FL Workmen using a bul
were razing an old apartment building when the
struck a planter on the front porch and $2500 of
silver dollars, quarters and dimes poured out.
owner said he had no idea who hid the money
allowed the workers to keep it.
Manistee, MI Over $900 in old large type
was found in the overhead rafters in an attic of a
year old home. The money was stashed in a large
rusty lard can.
Washington, PA A 90 year old recluse, whose
service had been cut offtwo years before, was fou
fully clad in his bed frozen to death. After a
authorities discovered $180,000 in cash hidden in
unlocked safe, a steel box under the bed and ano
steel box under the sofa.