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Democrat Vol. 74, No. 52


They Look Real: Mini

Jets Rally in Lakeland

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Bartow, Florida 33830


www.polkt-ountydemocrat.com


Jason Peacock

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Democrat


Two Sections, 22 Pages


50 Cents


THURSDAY
March 3, 2005
Copyright 2005 Frisbie Publishing Co., Inc.


County Honors 5 By Renaming Facilities


Breaking with tradition, Polk
County commissioners approved
.the renaming and dedication of
four county buildings to living
individuals, along with one
posthumous honor, several
months ago, and held ribbon cut-
tings commemorating the new
names on Feb. 24.
Neil Combee was honored
with the renaming of the County
Administration Building.
Combee, a fifth generation
Floridian, served on the board of
county commissioners from 1988
until 2004.
Past Commissioner Charles R.
Richardson was honored posthu-
mously with the dedication and
renaming of the Bartow Senior
Center.
Polk's first black commission-
er, Richardson was a graduate of
Union Academy in Bartow. He
joined the commission in
November 2002, serving until his
death.
His sister, Gloria Washington,
accepted the honor on behalf of
her brother's family.
Past Polk Sheriff Lawrence W.
Crow, Jr., was honored with the
renaming with the Polk County
Sheriff's Office headquarters in
Bartow.
The former Lakeland police
"chief, Crow was appointed to
serve as sheriff in 1987. He sub-
sequently won elections in 1988,
1992, 1996 and 2000, serving a
total of 18 years as the county's
Sheriff.
Former commissioners
Marlene Duffy Young and Jack
Simmers were jointly honored
with the renaming of the county
fairgrounds park.
Mrs. Duffy Young served on
the comimisoiorn from 1988 to
2000, and-also served as a Winter
Haven city commissioner and
that city's first female mayor.
Simmers moved to Polk
County'in 1926 from Toronto
Canada. He joined the commis-


Gloria Washington cuts a ribbon for the Charles P. Richardson Senior Center, Commissioner
Randy Wilkinson also spoke at the cutting. Mrs. Washington is Richardson's sister.


Edwards Says Blame Lies


With Smith and Charter


By S. L. FRISBIE, IV
Publisher

Criticisms of the supervisor of
elections office by the grand jury
are misdirected, Elections Supv.
Lori Edwards said in a statement
released this week.
The criticisms should be
directed at the Polk County char-
ter and at Dewey Smith and his
Home Rule Charter Committee,
Ms. Edwards said.
Her statement also asserted
that the grand jury erred in say-
ing it is her responsibility to
interpret the county charter.
"The grand jury draws the
conclusion that I neglected my
duties and failed the voters of
Polk County by allowing a fatally
flawed petition drive to move for-
ward," she said. "This is patently
false."
On Feb. 24, the grand jury
indicted Smith on felony counts
of uttering a forged instrument
and criminal use of personal
identification information, and
on misdemeanor charges of fail-
ing to report a campaign contri-
bution and accepting an illegal


cash campaign contribution.
The felony charges stem from
a petition on which someone
forged Ms. Edwards' signature
and furnished her name, address
and date of birth.
The misdemeanor charges
allege that Smith accepted a
$5,000 cash contribution for his
petition drive from a supporter,
and reported the money as his
own.
Smith has declined to com-
ment on the charges.
At issue is a petition drive
that would give voters the oppor-
tunity to amend the county char-
ter to make constitutional offi-
cers elected department heads
answerable to the county manag-
er; to limit them to two consecu-
tive terms; and to cut their
salaries in half. Smith attempted
to secure enough petitions to
have those three issues placed on
the ballot.
Several years ago, Smith led a
successful effort to amend the
charter to limit county commis-
sioners to two consecutive terms
and to reduce their pay by half.
Ms. Edwards is one of the five


elected officials whose pay would
be cut in half and who would be
limited to two consecutive terms
in office if the charter amend-
ments were adopted. Others are
the sheriff, courts clerk, property
appraiser, and tax collector.
In addition to indicting Smith,
the grand jury sharply criticized
Ms. Edwards, saying she failed to
require Smith to comply with
provisions of the charter for peti-
tion efforts.
In a statement released four
days after the grand jury's
report, Ms. Edwards countered
those criticisms, point by point.
While the grand jury faulted
her for failing to properly inter-
pret the charter, the charter
itself says that "establishment
and adoption of policy" is the
responsibility of the county com-
mission, and that executing poli-
cy is the job of the county manag-
er, she said.
The grand jury charged that
she failed to require reports from
the Home Rule Charter

(See Page 5A- Col. 4)


End of Life Discussion Tackles

Terri's Law and Living Wills


sion and remains Polk's longest
serving commissioner. As a com-
missioner, he established the
first planning, zoning and build-
ing departments.
Frank B. "Bubba" Smith, who
was born and raised in Bartow,
was honored with the renaming
of the human services building.
A graduate of Summerlin
Institute and Florida Southern
College, Smith served the county
as a commissioner from 1971 to
1982, and county administrator
from 1982 to 1988.


Frank B. "Bubba" Smith cuts the ribbon for the newly named
Human Services Center. He is pictured with his wife, Anne.


Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.


Marlene Duffy Young (below) with the help of her husband,
Bob, 'and daughter, Lauren, cuts the ribbon for the Simmers-
Young Park.


Neil Combee


Mi-Day Fest

To Feature

Health March
Mi-Day Fest will be held on
Saturday, March 12, along a
blocked-off section of East
Bartow from Seventh Avenue to
Second Avenue.
The day will feature a tribute
to area athletes and entertainers
and commence with a Wellness
-and Fitness March at 9 a.m.
The march will begin immedi-
ately east of Seventh Avenue and
culminate at Third Avenue.
March participants are asked
to color coordinate their attire to
show awareness of diseases com-
mon in the African-American
community. Marchers showing
awareness of high blood pressure
should wear white; diabetes,
blue; breast cancer, pink; and
HIV/AIDS, red.
For more information on the
event, or to register as an athlete
willing to help lead the march,
call Richard Sams at 581-7504 or
Michael L. Cummings at 1-813-
261-4930


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By RUSTIN DWYER
Staff Writer

As the old adage goes, there
are only two things youi can count
on in life death and taxes.
While taxes are frequently the
focus of because Tiger Bay Club
of Polk County, on Monday the
organization heard a panel dis-
cussion on end of life decisions.
The panel included prominent
hospice care executives, medical
doctors and former Florida
House Speaker Johnny Byrd,
who drafted "Terri's Law."
While the panel took ques-
tions about all aspects of end-of-
life medical care, the main focus
of the discussion was centered
around the Terri Schaivo case.
Anthony Polumbo, the execu-
tive director of Hospice of'Citrus
County, called Terri's Law an
"almost Jerry Springer-like bill"
and said he wasn't sure if it had
any place in the House or Senate..
Barbara Lee, the president of
Compassion in Dying Federation,
said that despite the amount of
media and political attention the
Schaivo case is receiving, the
central and only issue should be
"What would Terri want?"
"Personal laws are those laws
passed with a specific person in
mind, and those kinds of laws are
never a good thing," Ms. Lee said.


Byrd passed on answering
questions of a medical nature,
but posed a question of his own to
the panel.
"If Terri Schaivo is feeling no
pain, why do you all want her to
die?" he asked after filling in the
crowd on the particulars of his
Christian faith.
Other panelists took sharp
exception to the "want her to die"
characterization.
Most of the panelists encour-
aged everyone to create living
wills and set forth easily under-
stood advance directive informa-
tion in case of a serious or termi-
nal illness.
Doing so might not always
ensure an individual's wishes are
carried out, said Dr. David
McGrew, a past president of
American Hospice, but "had an
advance directive been issued in
the Terri Schaivo case, this
wouldn't have been all over the
papers like it is."
Members of the panel said
that even the "organ donor" des-
ignation on drivers' licenses are
not an ironclad contract that
organs will be donated after
death.
"Seeing organ donor on a dri-
ver's license is just a clue for the
doctor that this person might be
interested in donating an organ.
The next of kin is the only one
who can make that decision,"


said Dr. Thomas Krizek, a profes-
sor at the University of South
Florida and a veteran of the
Tampa General Hospital burn
unit.
The panel fielded a question
about adding a "death with digni-
ty" designation to drivers licens-
es, but felt the decision of
whether or not to resuscitate a
terminally ill patient was much
more complicated than whether
or not to donate an organ, and
could not feasibly be dealt with
on a driver's license.
Ms. Lee encouraged writing a
living will. Simply the process of
writing it, she said, helps create
"openness" when talking about
death, which is important for the
family. If the family is knowl-
edgeable about the dying per-
son's wishes, they can be good
"advocates" for the person, she
said, which, from a legal stand-
point, can sometimes be more
important than an advance direc-
tive document.
Now that the Tiger Bay Club
has tackled death, the next topic
will be taxes, at the group's
March 14 meeting at 11:30 a.m.
at Peace River Country Club.
Dominic Calabro from Florida
Tax Watch as the featured speak-
er.
For more information on Tiger
Bay, visit www.tigerbaypolk.com.


Two Associate Superintendents

Appointed in District Office


By RUSTIN DWYER
Staff Writer

Polk County School Supt. Dr.
Gail McKinzie's organizational
changes are becoming a reality
as two of the key positions of
associate superintendents of
learning and school based opera-
tions were filled.
Dr. Bruce Tonjes, who was
serving as the interim deputy
superintendent, will have his job
duties altered slightly as he
takes over as the associate super-
intendent of school based opera-
tions. Tonjes, a former principal,
will now report directly to Dr.
McKinzie and will oversee school
administration as-a whole.
Sherrie Nickell, the current
director of the human resource
department, will become the new
associate superintendent of
learning. Mrs. Nickell, also a for-
mer principal, will report directly
to Dr. McKinzie, as well.
Dr. Tonjes and Mrs. Nickell
officially assume their new
duties on June 1. The announce-
ments were made in advance to


give district staff plenty of notice.
Each will be paid $99,701
annually.
"Dr. Tonjes is an excellent
administrator. He is thoughtful
and has a great background with
curriculum and instruction," Dr.
McKinzie said. "He's been a
building principal so he knows
the issues surrounding day-to-
day school operations very well."
Dr. McKinzie also had high
praise for Mrs. Nickell, compli-
menting her background in cur-
riculum and teaching. Mrs.
Nickell has nine years of teach-
ing experience, in addition to a
stint as a building principal.
"The fact that both of them are
former principals is very impor-
tant for those two positions," Dr.
McKinzie said.
She also said she is excited
about the staff reorganization,
and is looking forward to a more
efficient and focused school dis-
trict.
"We are working toward a con-
tinuity in the way the district
does business. We are working
towards a parity of service," said
Dr. McKinzie. "I hope by the end


of the first semester next year
that people will be seeing a dif-
ference."
She said that altering the way
a large organization conducts
itself is not an overnight process,
but that results should be appar-
ent after the district readjusts.
"In a few years, I hope we're
functioning in a way that is help-
ful to the schools we serve; that is
paramount," she said.
"I also hope we are able to
determine what programs are
the most effective towards meet-
ing the unique needs of the stu-
dents we serve. We can't do
everything, so we must find what
works best."
Dr. McKinzie said the school
board has set its goals in line
with her vision and that the dis-
trict will be reexamining the way
it views and operates, especially
in the areas of middle and high
school.
"As these changes become a
reality, I think people's expecta-
tions and our expectations will
rise, and the expectations of stu-
dents within the county will rise
as well."


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58th Annual
Youth Fair
March 12-18

Approximately 2,200 exhibi-
tors with more than 3,500 exhib-
its are gearing up for the annual
Polk County Youth Fair to be
held March 12-18 in Bartow.
Exhibits include consumer
science, ornamentals, rabbits,
poultry, dogs, and market ani-
mals.
Also, whips will be popping
for the whip-popping contest on
Wednesday, March 16.

Bartow DAR
To Honor
Essay Winners

Bartow Chapter Daughters of
the American Revolution will
meet Monday, March 7, to honor
the local winners of the DAR
American History.essay contest.
Special .guest'for the event
will be the Florida State Society
DAR State Regent Jean Mann.
The event will be held in the
Citrus & Chemical Bank commu-
nity room at 2 p.m.
All visiting DAR members are
invited to attend.

Bartow Artist
To Be Featured
In Library
Program Friday

Bartow Public Library will
open this year's "Meet the Art-
ist" series Friday, March 4, at
10:30 a.m.
Erica Sankey, who is cur-
rently exhibiting artworks in the.
Pamplin Gallery, will present a
program about "Visions of Af-
rica," on display. '
Mrs. Sankey, a resident of
Bartow, began working with clay
sculptures about four years ago,
and is now branching into paint-
ings. She will reveal how she cre-
ates her dramatic original pieces
of art.
There is no fee to attend the
. program.
The library is located at 2150
S. Florida, next to the Civic Cen-.
ter complex.
For more information, call
534-0131.


Art Exhibit
Open at Polk
Historical
Museum

The Bartow At GOuild's 2005
Dimensions Exhibit opened
Tuesday at the Polk County His-
torical Courthouse.
The exhibit will run through
.Friday, April 29, and will be
open for viewing during the
Bloomin' Arts Festival on April 2
and 3. The:'annual exhibit high-
lights the wide variety of styles
and media used by its members.
Artists exhibiting are Nicki
Abbitt, Dr. Ed Etheredge,
Stephanie .Harrison, Linda
McAllister, Gerri Sage, Evie
Smith, and Amarillis Vazquez.
Media including watercolor,
acrylic, sculpture, oils, pastels,
and clay will be displayed.
Museum hours are Tuesday
through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
and Saturday, 9 am. to 3 p.m.


I not only use all the brains I
have,but all I can borrow.
-Woodrow Wilson


Robert Michael Plavchak


Richard "Andrew" Ryan
Ramirez was born to Richard
Ramirez and Deanna Dempsey
on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005, at
6:53 p.m., at Bartow Memorial
Hospital.
He weighed nine pounds, one


and Stacey Leigh Nolan


Stacey L. Nolan Engaged

To Robert M. Plavchak


Stacey Leigh Nolan and Rob-
ert Michael Plavchak, both of
Freeport, Ill., have announced
their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of Dennis and Sally Nolan of
Lena, Ill.
She is a graduate of Lena-
Winslow High School, and of the
University of Wisconsin White-
water, with a bachelor's in busi-
ness administration and human
resources management. She is
employed in human resources at
FHN in Freeport, Ill.


The prospective bridegroom is
the son of Mona Plavchak of Hol-
lywood, Fla., and Steve and
Linda Plavchak of Bartow.
He is a graduate of Bartow
High School, and of Polk Com-
munity College, with an associ-
ate's degree in criminal justice.
He is a police officer for the city
of Freeport.
The wedding is set to take
place on Saturday, March 12,
2005, at 2 p.m., at St. Jolin's Lu-
theran Church in Lena, Ill..,


ounce, and was 21 inches long.
Proud family members are his
grandparents James and Bar-
bara Dempsey, and Josie and
Robert Ramirez; and his Aunt
Jamie Tew and Granny Tammy.


4W.
I.... Mr. and Mrs. William Griffin Trask



Mary Mayfield Legg and William gundy-colore:-d gown, and carried ;',.r,-
Griffin Trask were united in marriage and burgundy alstromeria lilies.
Friday evening, Jan. 21, 2005, at Peace The bride's grandson, Hunter Lee
Creek Baptist Church in Bartow. Legg of Lakeland, served as ringbearer.
The couple exchanged vows in a dou- The groomsmen wore matching black
ble-ring, candlelight ceremony with Rev. tuxedos with ivory-colored bows and
Robert Knowles officiating, vests, and served as ushers and candle
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and lighters.
Mrs. William H. Mayfield of Bartow. Special music was provided prior to
The bridegroom is the son of former and during the ceremony by Dr. Paul
' state Senator W. Alan Trask of LaBelle Pitts, a renowned tenor from Orlando,
and Janet H. Rogers of Fort Meade. He accompanied by pianist Sammy Lane of
is the grandson of Mae Hartsaw of Bradenton.
Bartow. The bride's niece and nephew, Mr.
S The bride wore a straight, ivory col- and Mrs. William Carlton of Parrish,
ored, floor-length gown with a beaded were the official photographers. Audio
sheer top overlay and drop waistline, was handled by Jeff Thornburg; Kim
She carried her late husband's Bible, Thornburg assisted with coordinating
decorated with ivory and burgundy the wedding party.
alstromeria lilies trimmed with ivy, The church was decorated with vari-
pearls, and iridescent ribbon. ous size palms, ivy, and silk flowers in
The wedding party consisted of the shades of ivory and burgundy.
bride'si children and grandchildren. The Candelabra and pew markers were pro-
bride was escorted down the aisle by her vided by Judy Wineland and were deco-
youngest son, Nathan Lee Legg of rated with mixed flower bouquets utiliz-
"f Bartow. Her elder son, Ian James Legg, ing the wedding colors, and trimmed
served as the groom's best man. with pearl-colored beads and tulle.
Tiffany Legg of Duette, daughter-in- Following the ceremony, a reception
law of the bride, was matron of honor, was held at Peace River Country Club in
and the bride's granddaughter, Kendall Bartow.
Marie Legg, also of Duette, served as Dr. Pitts and Mr. Lane performed "Be
flower girl. Both wore floor-length, bur- My Love" for the bride. Dance music was


pr,:. ided by The Re-Peaties
A three-tiered wedding cake,
trimmed with tiny strings of pearls and
silk wedding flowers, and a chocolate
groom's cake designed in basket-weave
and decorated with a fishing theme,
were provided by Vera Cannon of
Bartow.
The couple honeymooned in


Montana.
A pre-nuptial party included a sur-
prise "bride-napping" to the bride's
favorite restaurant by hosts wearing
masks and bridal veils, singing their
own rendition of "Here Comes the
Bride," followed by a lingerie party
given at the home of the bride's mother.
Bride-nappers included sisters of the
bride, Cheryl Carlton of Duette and
Kimberly Wilson of Bartow; the bride's
nieces, Candace Carlton of Duette and
Ashley Carlton of Parrish; and the
bride's daughter-in-law and mother.


On the evening preceding the ceremo-
ny, a rehearsal dinner was hosted by
members of the groom's family, Mr. and
Mrs. Donald C. Rogers, and Mr. and
Mrs. Dan Ganey, at the home of the
groom's parents in Fort Meade.


Relay For Life Team

Captains Meeting Set,


. Bartow Relay For Life Com-
mittee will hold its second team
captains' meeting on Monday,
March 7, at 5:30 p.m. at Associ-
ate Reformed Presbyterian
Church in the fellowship hall, lo-
cated at 205 E. Stanford Street.
Any team already registered
for the event must attend the
meeting to sign up for their
campsite.
New teams wanting to sign up
for the event also are encouraged


to attend and learn about the
event.
The Bartow Relay For Life
event will take place on Friday
and Saturday, April 15 and 16,
at Bartow Memorial Stadium.
Relay For Life is the signa-
ture event of the American Can-
cer Society. For more informa-
tion on Relay or other American
Cancer Society activities contact
the ACS office at 688-2326.


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and join without paying the
regular $149 service fee. Those
not wishing to join also may drop
off non-perishable food items at
Curves any time during March.
"The Curves food drive allows
us, the franchisees, to help more
women reach their fitness goals,
while giving back to the commu-
nity," Sherry Briggs, manager,
and Kathie Rosa, owner of the
Bartow club, said.
Curves is located at 1074
North Broadway in Bartow.


Robert MacDonald

Concert Set March 10


Florida Southerne College pi-
anist Robert MacDonald, artist-
in-residence, will present a retro-
spective of his recitals from 41
years of performing at FSC.
"Robert MacDonald and
Friends" takes place March 10 at
7:30 p.m. in Branscomb Audito-
rium. on the Florida Southern
campus.
MacDonald will be joined by
his actress wife, Ingrid MacDon-
ald, and singer-actress daughter,
Sona MacDonald.
Friends will include "The
Rainbeaux," a vocal and instru-
mental team' of former Florida
Southern students.
MacDonald, director of FSC's
Festival of Fine Arts, has been
with the college since 1964.
He holds music degrees from


the University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill, Indiana Univer-
sity, and the Austrian Academy
of Music in Vienna.
After critically praised Euro-
pean solo debuts and a highly
successful New York debut in
Carnegie Recital Hall, he began
concert piano tours throughout
the United States, with one such
tour bringing him to FSC.
In the ensuing years with the
college, MacDonald has com-
bined teaching with concert tour-
ing and arts administration.
Tickets are $20. FSC students
are admitted free of charge; non-
FSC students pay half price.
For ticket information, con-
tact the Branscomb Auditorium
box office at 680-4296.


Polk Memory Walk

Planned March 12


Dates are set for the 2005
Memory Walks for the Alz-
heimer's Association Florida
Gulf Coast Chapter.
The annual Memory Walk is
about people from all walks of
life coming together to raise
money and awareness in support
,of Alzheimer's disease or related
disorder through patient and
family services, education, advo-
cacy and research.
Polk. County Memory Walk
will take place March 12 at
Lake Mirror Promenade, Lake-
land.
Walk day registration starts
at 8 a.m. and the walk begins at
9 a.m.
In Florida it is estimated that
there are ,435,265 people living,
with Alzheimer's disease.
Of that ,total,, an. estimated
161,280, or 37 percent, reside
within the Florida Gulf Coast


Chapter's service region.
There are only eight states in
the country with more cases of
Alzheimer's disease than the
chapter's service area.
Memory Walk represents the
Alzheimer's Association's Flor-
ida Gulf Coast Chapter's largest
fundraising event.
The money raised as a result
of Memory Walk will be utilized
to provide the following services:
helpline (1-800-772-8672), the
respite care assistance program,
caregiver days out, the Safe Re-'
turn program and caregiver
training.
. For additional information
about the Florida Gulf Coast
Chapter and the Memory Walks
call 1-800-772-8672 or visit
www.alz-tbc.org, where inter-
ested individuals may also sign-
up to be a team captain for one
of the walks.
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Polk County Sheriff Grady
Judd is creating a sheriffs advi-
sory council.
"Based on feedback I received
after meeting with a cross-sec-
tion of Polkl County- during my
campaign, I pledged to create the
council," he said. "I am a firm be-
liever: in working together with
the community to increase the
quality of life. in Polk County.
What better way to do this than
to listen to their needs and con-
cerns?"


The council will consist of 20
members, five from each quad-
rant of Polk County. Members
will be volunteers, required to
attend an all-day orientation ses-
sion and one evening meeting
every quarter.
The meetings will be held at
various locations throughout the
county.
Residents of Polk County who
are 18 or older may apply.
For more information or to ap-
ply, call 535-1900 by March 7.


Computer Classes Set
Computer 'i6 lases for begin- and saving to folders on the
ners will be offered at Bartow desktop.
Public. 'Libary beginning on Troubleshooting and com-
Thui srl.\. March 10. puter maintenance are the topics
-O. March 10, introduction to for discussion on Thursday,
computers will. be hald from 10 March 24. The class, set from 10
to M1 a.m. This class will offer in- to 11 a.m., will offer information
formation on the parts of a com- on how to 'keep a computer in
puter and. computer freezes, good working order.
There will be time for questions The free classes will be taught
;and answers. by Linda Young. Handouts will
, On Thursday, March 17, basic be provided.
computer skills will be presented Registration is not required
from 1.0 to 11 a.m. This class will for the classes, but for more in-
offer information about creating formation, call 534-0131.



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Curves, a fitness and weight
loss center in Bartow, will par-
ticipate in the "Curves Food
Drive" during the week of March
7.
Last year, the Curves food
drive collected more than 40,000
tons of food for local community
food banks. The goal of the local
Curves is to collect one ton of
food.
Anyone joining Curves the
week of March 7 may bring in a
bag of non-perishable food items


A groundbreaking ceremony
for Bartow's new Lowe's is set
for Friday, March 11, at 9:30
a.m. on the southwest corner of
the property at 145 Van Fleet
Drive.
Demolition of the old Bartow
Ford site is almost complete, and
the new store is expected to open
in the third quarter of 2005.
The do-it-yourself retailer is
known for helping homeowners
find the right equipment and
supplies to build, improve, beau-
tify and enjoy their homes.
Lowe's offers 32,000 products
under one roof. The home im-
provement warehouse store will
have 94,000 square feet of retail


Bartow Relay For Life Com-
mittee has been busy distribut-
ing information on the upcoming
fourth annual Bartow Relay For
Life event which is scheduled for
Friday and Saturday, April 15
and 16, at Bartow Memorial
Stadium.
Relay For Life is signature
event of the American Cancer
Society.
Anyone interested in getting
more information on the event
can go to any of the following lo-
cations that have agreed to be
information stations: Greater
Bartow Chamber of Commerce;
Bartow Public Library; Ace
Hardware; Bartow Golf Course;
Peace River Country Club; Bar-
tow Middle School; Apple Seeds;
Birch Tree Coffee House; John-
ny's Sports Cafe; Floral Lakes
Club House; Wilson Drug; K-T
Pharmacy; Bartow Publix; Bar-
tow Winn-Dixie;
First Assembly of God
Church; Bartow Walgreen's; Pe-
tetson Cleaners; The Dollar
Store; King Real Estate Services;
The hl'nrOkr en .afeo irsta Rn-


sales space. An additional nearly
28,000 square foot garden center
will offer a selection of flowers,
bushes, trees and garden sup-
plies tailored to the Florida cli-
mate and lifestyle.
In addition, the store will add
approximately '120 new jobs to
the area.
Anyone wishing to attend the
groundbreaking may park on the
east side of Citrus & Chemical
Bank.
For more information, call the
Greater Bartow Chamber of
Commerce at 533-7125.
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Cancer Survivor Dinner And Saturdays

To Be Held March 31 The Polk County Chapterof
To Be H d Mh The Knitting Guild of America,
The KnitWits, meet each Mon-
The second annual Cancer form at the Greater Bartow day, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the
Survivor Celebration Dinner will Chamber of Commerce at 510. First Presbyterian Church lo-
take place at the Bartow High N. Broadway, or contact the cated at 175 Lake Hollingsworth
School cafeteria on Thursday, American Cancer Society at 688- Drive in Lakeland.
March 31, at 6:30 p.m., two 2326, ext. 111, for more informa- Knitters of all ages and levels,
weeks prior to opening ceremo- tion. beginner to advanced, are wel-
nies for the fourth annual Bar- The Bartow Relay For Life come to join the group.
tow Relay For Life. event will take place on Friday For further information, call
The dinner will be sponsored and Saturday, April 15-16, at Francene Was at 944-2806.
by Watson Clinic, the Watson Bartow Memorial Stadium.
Clinic Foundation, and the Cen- Relay For Life is the signa- D B I B board
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Invitations will be sent to all cer Society.
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Non-registered survivors should Society activities, contact the A meeting of the board of di-
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Dog Obedience Class

Starts on March 5


Dog obedience classes with
temperament and socialization
training are being offered begin-
ning Saturday, March 5, by The
Humane Society of Polk County.
Class starts at 9 a.m. and
runs for eight weeks.' The class
will be held at the Humane Soci-
ety shelter at 555 Sage Road
(across from Carl Floyd Road) in
Winter Haven, off Dundee Road
(SR 542).
Cost of the class is $50 'per
dog if pre-paid and $60 on the
day of the class.
Training equipment (leashes,
collars, chew bones) will be
available through the instructor


at discount prices.
Bob Sokoloskis, training di-
rector at the Humane Society of
Polk County since 1983, will be
the instructor.
He also has-'held classes for
the Humane* Society of' High-
lands County for seven years, as
well as teaching classes at South
Florida Community College in
dog obedience, temperament,
and socialization training. Sok-
oloskis has been training dogs
professionally for the past 28
years.
For more information, call the
shelter at 324-5227 or the in-
structor at 676-2798.


Inc., will be held Friday, March
4, at 8:30 a.m.
The meeting will be held at
the CRA/Main Street Bartow of-
fice at 100 E. Main Street in
Bartow.,
The meeting is not limited to
membership.

Disabilities

Program Set
Americans with Disabilities
Act (ADA) prohibits discrimina-
tion against individuals with dis-
abilities, yet in today's work-
force, more employees than ever
are being diagnosed with emo-
tional or health challenges that
may 'not have previously been
considered disabilities.
A program regarding the lat-
est EEOC. regulations governing
this workplace issue will be held
Wednesday, March 9, from 3 to 5
p.m.
The program is set at Citrus
& Chemical Bank, 600 North
Broadway, in the third floor com-
munity room.

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Program Encourages Floridians
To Read 'Hoot' By Carl Hiaasen


Read Together, Florida, a
statewide literary project, will, be
reading "Hoot" by Carl Hiaasen
this month.
The project is designed to en-
courage all Floridians to read
and share the same book, en-
hancing the love of reading.
"Hoot," is the story of a young
man's sometimes hilarious strug-
gle to save a small, burrowing
owl from developers in Florida.
The book is recommended for
young adult and older readers.


Bartow Public Library will
celebrate the program by offer-
ing the book for purchase and
check-out and by offering two
book discussion groups. "Early
Birds" will meet on March 29 at
11 a.m. and "Night Owls" will
meet on April 5 at 6:30 p.m.
The library is located at 2150
South Broadway, next to the
Civic Center.
For more information, call
534-0131.


High School; Bartow Charter
School; Gary L. Joyner, D.D.S.,
P.A.; St. Thomas Catholic
Church; and Bartow Christian
Books and Gifts.
Committee members Carolyn
Gorman and Bernice Johnston
distributed materials to the in-
formation stations, which consist
of Relay and BBQ Cook-off
event posters, event brochures,
survivor registration forms and
luminaria sign up sheets.
Additionally, Bartow Printing
Company and The UPS Store
contributed to brochures and
posters.
Anyone interested in forming
a team should contact any of the
following committee members:
Team Development Chairman
K.C. Bouchillon at 533-0314;
Team Development Co-Chair-
man Pam Wyant at 533-3106;
Event Co-Chairman Gerald
Tucker at 534-7415; or Event
General Chairman Neal Duncan
at 533-7125.

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THINKING OUT LOUD / By S. L. FRISBIE, IV

Death with Dignity: Confronting the Uncomfortable


Editorial


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Death Penalty Decision


Results Should Be Monitored


American jurisprudence historically has
treated juvenile delinquents with more
solicitude than adult criminals.
Adults are tried in criminal courts; chil-
dren are tried in juvenile courts.
It is a distinction that is fully justified,
given that the younger the offender, the
greater the possibility for rehabilitation. It
is a widely held view that a criminal sent
to prison comes out a better educated and
more highly motivated criminal. There are
exceptions, of course, but there are too few
of them.
In juvenile correctional institutions,
rehabilitation generally ranks alongside
detention as a top priority. A wide variety
of programs .emphasize education, anger
management, discipline, family counsel-
ing, and other initiatives designed to
increase the chances that a juvenile offend-
er will be released from custody oriented
toward being a better citizen, not a better
criminal.
By a 5-to-4 decision, the United States
Supreme Court has ruled that a 17-year--
old even when tried as an adult for the'
most heinous of murders cannot be exe-
cuted for his offenses. The rationale seems
to be that (1) most other civilized countries
don't impose capital punishment on 17-
year-olds, and (2) 17-year-olds are not as
mature as older criminals and hence
should not be held to the same standard of
culpability.
This newspaper has long supported the
death penalty, provided it is reserved 'for
the most heinous crimes in which the guilt
of the accused is as certain-as the judicial
system can establish.
We maintain that respect for the sanctity
of human life requires the ultimate penal-
ty for the most egregious offenses that
result in the taking of a human life. There
are offenses, we believe, for which soci-
ety's insistence on justice will accept noth-
ing less than the death penalty.


OUR READERS SAY

Store Fill

BARTOW In the past week, ents that won't
myself and a group of people dren to walk acr
heard that the store on Golfview to the store.'
Avenue won't be opening. It was There's a loti
voted out. that depend on tl
By whom? The people that who work in t
have cars to take their children to walk there for a l
the store every time they want to Give us a cha
go, not the elderly that can't walk sure the votes of
across the highway. To walk to will overrule -k
that store was exercise for some down. We're thi
of them, You took that away. They're even trvi
Surely not the responsible par- another small st


And we respect the views of those who
believe otherwise.
But we have some difficulty accepting
the premise that a person who is old
enough to have-been driving legally for up
to three years (with a learner's permit at
15, and an unrestricted license in his 16th
and 17th years) is not sufficiently mature
to be held to the adult standard of account-
ability for murder.
Given that juries and judges hear evi-
dence and arguments in favor of mitiga-
tion, we suspect that the justice system
already extends a higher degree of mercy
when an offender is younger than 18.
While we usually aren't moved by argu-
ments based on what "everybody else is
doing," in a nation that prizes human life
above all other values, it is perhaps appro-
priate that the United States subscribe to
the same standard as other nations.
Still, we have the uncomfortable feeling
that a 17-year-old who is vicious enough to
commit a murder that could result in .a
death sentence for an 18-year-old is smart
enough to realize that he can do so without
the peril of a death sentence.
Experts on both sides of the issue should
monitor crime statistics to see if the num-
ber of felony murders by 17-year-olds goes
up now that the specter of the death sen-
tence is removed.

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allow their chil-
oss Highway 17

of other people
hat store. People
hat community
unch break.
nce to vote. I'm
keeping it open
keepingg it shut
nking of others.
ng to shut down
ore in the com-


munity.
They say stop people from
standing around the store, social-
izing; they don't have anywhere,
else to do it.

PATRICIA EDWARDS
(Editor's note: Bartow's board of
adjustment refused to allow the
Samar Food Mart to reopen as a non-
conforming use in a residential zone
because it has been closed for more
than 90 days.)


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At Monday night's Polk
County Tiger Bay Club meeting,
the topic was end-of-life deci-
sions, a more somber but
arguably more important issue
than most previous meetings.
The Tiger Bay Club, for those
unfamiliar with it, is a club with-
out officers and without bylaws,.
with little likelihood of ever hav-
ing either. About the only club-
like features are annual dues and
monthly meetings.
Since we don't have officers, I
guess Mike Stedem's title would
be Boss, and nobody seems to be
fighting him for the job. My task
is to be moderator, until a better-
qualified (or more willing) candi-
date comes along.
We have discussed everything
from taxes to charter schools to
taxes to political candidacies to
taxes to end-of-life issues. Our
next program will be on taxes.
Monday's meeting brought
together a top-flight panel of
physicians, medical ethicists, hos-


pice officials, and the politician
who drafted "Terri's Law," the
legislative effort to resolve the
no-win situation surrounding
Terri Schaivo.
While our audience usually is
made up of young to middle-
aged movers and shakers, the
audience Monday night was
mostly people who move slowly
and shake involuntarily.
At 64, I felt almost young. It
was a nice feeling.
Given that Dad died less than
three months ago, the topic was
one that is high in my conscious-
ness. (Yes, Dad had a living will,
had appointed me his medical
surrogate, and had discussed for
several years his end-of-life wish-
es. I'm sure all that made it easier,
but in all honesty, it didn't feel
very easy at the time.)
The panel was carefully bal-
.anced with people with a variety
of views. One of the six said he
believed life was preferable to
death under any circumstances;


another said she could answer
that question only as applies to
herself.
All six have living wills and
have appointed .medical surro-
gates, but one the youngest
member of the panel did not
raise his hand when I asked how
many of them had discussed their
wishes with their surrogates with
such specificity that their surro-
gate would be willing to make a
decision that would lead to their
death.
(We're not talking about assist-
ed suicide; we're talking about
how much treatment a dying
patient wants to receive when the
ability to recover and lead a
meaningful life is remote. It's
often called "death with digni-
ty.") ,
While there was a broad spec-
trum of opinions and experience
represented on the panel, there
was unanimous agreement that
everyone should execute a living
will (it goes by many names,


including advance directive and
advance care plan document) arid
designate a health. care surrogate
who is empowered to make deci-.
sions on behalf of a patient who.is
no longer physically or mentally.
able to make them. And it is.
essential to discuss those prefer-,
ences with the surrogate.
It is not the easiest of topics to
approach, though in my experi-.
ence, the farther we get from our
date of birth, the easier it is to
understand what awaits us all at
the other end of life's continuum.
If you feel moved to complete
a living will, there are numerous
sources: your lawyer, your
church, your hospital; your doc-
tor, hospice; and any 'number of
other agencies.
Of course, you dpnrt-fiave to
make a plan.
You could always'leave if up to
the Florida Legislature to make
the decision for you, with. tie
television cameras recording eadh
new legal battle.,


History From Our Files
Compiled from the files of The Democrat by Loyal Frisbie


Fifty Years Ago

Page One Headline: "Tragedy
Strikes Pridgen Family For Ninth
Time; Funeral Services for Couple
Tomorrow"
The Pridgen family of
Highland City, stalked by
tragedy for the past year, suffered
a double blow Saturday night,
when Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Lee
Pridgen, Sr.,. were instantly killed
in a head-on, automobile collision
a mile and a half north of
Highland City.
Bill Lowery, member of Boy
Scout Troop 148; received his
Eagle Scout badge last night at
the Phosphate District Court of
Honor held in the American
Legion home here.
Headlines for page advertise-
ment: "Bartow's Biggest Fire Sale
Begins Thursday for 3 Big Days;
Scarborough Furniture Co."

Forty-five Years Ago


Page One headline: "Fort
Meade; Bartow Youngsters Win
Top Dairy Cattle Honors as Polk
County Youth Fair Opens; Top 20
Cakes To Be Auctioned Tonight"
Florida Republicans, making
their most determined effort to
inaugurate a two-party system,
qualified candidates for six state:
offices and six congressional dis-
tricts as the qualifying period
ended Tuesday.

Forty Years Ago

Deanna Greear, 18 year-old
Bartow High School senior, was
named Florida Watermelon
Queen yesterday, making the sec-
ond consecutive year that a
Bartow beauty has won that title.
Last year's winner, Carolyn King,


went on to be named the Nation
Watermelon Queen. .. .
.Razing of a vacant store and
office building on Main Street
and Central Avenue this Week
was the. first major step toward
the development of. a four-block
shopping complex. ,
A page one photo shows a ban-
ner advertising Polk County
Youth Fair, March 11-12.
Downtown banners today. adver-
tise the Fair for March 4-10. '

Thirty-five Years Ago,

The new, Alcoa plant being
built on State Road 630 west of
Fort Meade is scheduled to begin
operations in October, it was
announced today.
Burglars pried into a big dou-
ble-door safe at Peace'River
Packing Co. Sunday 'and stole:
* about $300, authorities reported.
Society Editor Betsy Ravenel
reported in "Across the Back
Fence": "For the past few days
we have had a tiny little wild
bunny in a corner of Pat's Pipes'
office in the advertising depart-
ment. Pat has been afraid to leave
Peter at home because he was of
too much interest to the family's
cat and dog. Albert Beach's dog
Suwannee found the little rabbit
somewhere, and brought it home
in his mouth. Albert gave the lit-
tle animal to Pat's younger,
daughter Laura.. Peter has gradu-.
ated from hand feeding with a
baby bottle to lettuce leaves. He's
frisky and inquisitive and s
adjusting happily to domestic
life."

Thirty Years Ago

A St. Petersburg motorist
drove past the dead end of


Hamilton Street at 1:45 a.m.
Saturday morning in a year-old
car, cleared a 12-to 15-foot ditch,
.and hit the railroad tracks with
enough force to dislodge the rails.
Police said the car left 55 feet of
skid marks in the roadway, then
traveled another 66 feet before
smashing into the rails. The crash
demolished the car,' and a rail-
road crew was called out to repair
the section of the tracts. The dri-
ver was treated at Polk General
Hospital for cuts, then was jailed
for driving while intoxicated.
Page One headline: "Polk
Youth Fair Entries Up 50%"
The Bartow High School band
brought home superior and
excellent rating for performances
in the District 7 Florida
Bandmasters Assn. solo and
ensemble contests held Saturday
at the Kathleen High School,
Bandmaster John DeYoung
announced today.

Twenty-five Years Ago

Citrus groves and residential
shrubbery were festooned this
morning with icicles, as tempera-
tures sank to 23 degrees, and
growers kept sprinklers running
in an effort to ward off freeze
damage, which is expected to be
heavy. Reports of damage are not
in yet.
A burglar stole two cartons of
cigarettes and a toy cap gun from
the Majik Market at 715 South
Orange Ave. Friday night or early
Saturday morning.
Retired Circuit Judge .J.H.
Willson has been called back for
active service for from two to four
weeks; currently, in the relief of
Judge H.G. Stephenson, who is
recovering from surgery,, and
subsequently will take over the


schedule of Juage- Robert G.
Stokes, who has. resigned to,
return to private practice. Ittis not,
known here' -vhen' Gov., iBob-
Graham will appoint a'sutcessor
to Stokes. : '
Quillian Quitman Quinn of
rural Bartow was kiled, Friday
afternoon when a huge oak he
was felling -split anrd fell. across,
his back. -
Page Oneh eadline:- "Fruit
Freeze Loss- Slight; But- 'Next
Year?"

Twenty Years Ago,

Polk County's top school offi-
cials range from "not really" to
"maybe" in their reaction to the
possibility of the'sfate-run lottery
to raise funds for education. .'
After hearing objections from
neighbors, Bartow's zoning
board of adjustment. refused
Thursday afternoon-to allow con-
struction of a United Methodist
Church child care center adjoin-
ing Asbury United Methodist
Church on East Clower Street.
Toll-free long distance service
between Fort Meade and Bartow.
has been mandated by the
Florida Public Service
Commission to begin not later
than Aug. 25, 1986.
Deputy Sheriff David, "June
Bug" Smith, the first black:.
deputy in Polk County history,
has been named chief deputy of.
the civil division of the sheriff's
department, Sheriff Dart Daniels
announced today.;: ,
SGlynnis Hudson is the reign-
ing Miss Bronze Bartow, having
won the title on Feb. 16. Shealso
was winner of the Miss Shrine
Pageant held in Lakeland on,
Saturday.


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Police News


Obituaries


Rilla Ann Atherton

Rilla Ann
Atherton

Rilla Ann Atherton, 83, of
Fort Meade, died of cancer Mon-
day, Feb. 28, 2005, at Good
Shepherd Hospice in Auburn-
dale.
BornMay 12, 1921, in Caledo-
nia, Miss., Mrs. Atherton moved
to Fort Meade five years ago.
She worked as a property
manager in Atlanta. ,he was
Methodist. ,
Sh6 was 'presiden.i of the
Women's Club, A iVero Beach, a
member" of "the Professional
Women's Club in Vero Beach,
was a civil aircraft mechanic
during World War II. aad was a
cadet training instructor for the
U.S. Air Force for four years.
3Mrs. Atherton was preceded
in ,death by one daughter, Ra-
mona Brink.
Survivors include her hus-
band, Robert Atherton; three
sons, Michael Brink of Sebas-
tian, Edward Brink of Fort
Meade, and Robert D. Atherton
of Vero Beach; two daughters,
Linda Russo of St. Albans, Vt.,
and Barbara Kennedy of Chevy
Chase, Md.; and three grandchil-
dren.
Visitation: Thursday, March
3, from 6 to 8 p.m., at McLean
Funeral Home in Fort Meade.
The funeral: Friday, March 4,
at ,11 a.m., at Evergreen Ceme-
tery in Fort Meade.

Pastor James
C. Sims, Sr.

Pastor James C. Sims, Sr., 83,
of Laurel, Fla., died Saturday,
Feb.26, 2005.
Born March 4, 1921, in Quit-
man, Ga., Mr. Sims moved to
Laurel 75 years ago.
He was a former pastor of
Galilee Missionary Baptist
Church in Fort Meade, and of
Union Missionary Baptist
Church in Venice. He was a
member dothe First South Flor-
ida Baptist:Association, Mt. Pil-
grim Missionary Baptist Associa-
. tion,:and the Polk County Inter-
denominational Ministerial As-
sociation. He earned his master's
degree in theology from Florida
Bible College' and Seminary,
Inc., in Lakeland, im 1998.
Survivoi- include three
daughters, .Beatrice Sims
Beckom, Juanita Sims Whitley,
and Sandra Sims Terry, and one
step-daughter, Arrie Shaw, all of
Laurel; three s6ns, James C.
Sims, Jr., Willie Pitts of Henri-
etta, N.Y., and Franklyn J. Sims
of Saras6ta'; two-histers, Clara
Sims Bennett of Winter Haven
and Patricia .Sims Rhbdes of Par-
rish; one .step-sister, Rosetta
Dozier of parrish; two brothers,
Curtis Sims and James Sims,
and one step- brother, Aaron
Hall, all of Parrish; 24 grandchil-
dren and 23 great-grandchil-
dren. "
Visitation: Friday, March 4,
from 5:30 to. 8 p.m., at Ewing Fu-
neral Home in Venice, and Sat-
urday, March 5, from 10 to 11
a.m., at Venice Nokomis United
Methodist Church, 208 Palm
Ave., Nokomis..
The funeral will follow Satur-
day at !!. a.m.,. at the church.
Interment: Venice Memorial
Gardens.
Melo rial contributions: Lau-
rel Civic Association, In Memory
of Rev. J.C. Sims, care of Gulf
Coast Community Foundation of
Venice, 601 Tamiami Trail
South, Venice, FL 34285.


Nathan David
Lawrence

Nathan David Lawrence,
newborn son of Justin and Jen-
nifer Lawrence of Fort Meade,
died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at
Bartow Memorial Hospital.
Other survivors include his
brother, Jonathon Paul Law-
rence of Fort Meade; his pater-
nal grandparents, Ray and Su-
san Grubba of Fort Meade; his
maternal grandfather and his
wife, David and Cindy Anderson
of Naples; and his maternal
grandmother, Bridget Anderson
of Naples.
Funeral: Saturday, March 5,
at 10 am t Whidden-McLean
Funeral Home in Bartow, with
Rev. Eddie W. Owen officiating.



Elsie Mae
Baker

Elsie Mae Baker, 92, of Jack-
sonville, formerly of Polk
County, died Sunday, Feb. 27,
2005, at the Cypress Village Re-
tirement Community in Jackson-
ville.
Born in Dowling Park, Fla.,
Mrs. Baker lived in Bartow for
20 years, and in Lakeland for 30
years. She moved to Jacksonville
nine months ago.
She was the owner and opera-
tor of a fabric shop in Bartow.
She was Baptist.
Survivors include one son,
Gerald Baker and his wife,
Joyce, of Jacksonville; one
brother, Raymond Faircloth of
Tarpon Springs; two grandsons,
Jeffery Baker and his wife,
Melissa, of Jacksonville, and
Keith Baker and his wife, Kim-
mie, of Boynton Beach; two
great-granddaughters, Ashley
Baker and Kaitlyn Baker, both
of Jacksonville; and one great-
grandson, Kurt Baker, of Boyn-
ton Beach.
Arrangements: Michels &
Lundquist Funeral Home in New
Port Richey.


Edward A.
DeLegge

Edward A. DeLegge, 90, of
Lakeland, died Tuesday, March
1, 2005, at the Rohr Nursing
Home in Bartow.
Born in Orlando in 1963, Mr.
DeLegge moved to the Lakeland
area in 1963.
He was a retired lithographer
for Crown Cork and Seal, and a
veteran of World War II. He was
a member of Resurrection Catho-
lic Church and the Knights of
Columbus, and of Lakeland Elks
Lodge #1291.
Mr. DeLegge was preceded in
death by his wife, Velia
DeLegge.
Survivors include one son, Jo-
seph J. DeLegge of Bartow; one
daughter, Marie E. Bramblett of
Tallahassee; four sisters, Vilma
Matricciani, Lena Valle, Rena,
Brocato, and Amedea Liberatore,
all of Baltimore, Md.; 10 grand-
children and 22 great-grandchil-
dren.
Visitation: Thursday, March
3, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Dukes
Steen Funeral Home in Lake-
land.
The funeral: Friday, March 4,
at 10:30 a.m., at Resurrection
Catholic Church in Lakeland.


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Michael Anthony Bell

Michael
Anthony Bell

Michael Anthony Bell, 47, of
Bartow, died Friday, Feb. 25,
2005, at Good Shepherd Hospice
in Auburndale.
Mr. Bell was born in Dothan,
Ala., on Jan. 29, 1958.
He was employed as an opera-
tor at a pallet company. He was
a member of St. James AME
Church in Bartow, and was a
U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his father
and mother, Ruby H. Jackson
Bell and Gene Bell, both of Bar-
tow; one daughter, Michelle A.
Bell of Bartow; five brothers,
Gene Bell, Jr., of Selma, Texas,
Dwight Bell of Kileen, Texas,
Tony Smith of Abilene, Texas,
Kenwin Fredricks of Dothan,
Ala., and Dallas Earl Butler of
Lawton, Okla.; five sisters,
Sheila Bell of Bartow, Phyllis
Bell Moore of Dothan, Ala., Myra
James of Orlando,,Chelse Bell of
Winter Haven, and Tangela Ful-
wyla of Fort Benning, Ga.; and
two grandchildren.
Visitation: Friday, March 4,
from 3 to 8 p.m., at Gause Fu-
neral Home in Bartow.
The funeral: Saturday, March
5, at 11 a.m., at St. James AME
Church, 765 South Fourth Ave.,
Bartow.
Interment: Wildwood Ceme-
tery in, Bartow.


Carlie Jai
Anderson

Carlie Jai Anderson, infant
daughter of Robert Carlon An-
derson and Brianne Jai Winkler
of North Carolina, died Satur-
day, Feb. 26, 2005, at Harris Re-
gional Hospital in Sylva, N.C.
Miss Anderson was born Feb.
17, 2005.
Other survivors include three
brothers, Jacob Carlon Ander-
sofi, Robinson Trenton Ander-
son, and Zachary Abbitt, all of
North Carolina; one sister, Mar-
tha Abbitt of North Carolina; her
paternal grandmother, Glenda
Nations, and her husband,
Roger, of Whittier, N.C.; her ma-
ternal grandparents, Dan and
Sandra Weekley of High Shoals,
N.C.; her paternal great-grand-
mother, Grace Clayton of Bar-
tow; and her maternal great-
grandparents, Gerald and Edna
Braswell of High Shoals, N.C.
Visitation: Thursday, March
3, from 10:30 to 11 a.m., at Vine-
yard Church of God in Bartow.
The funeral will follow Thurs-
day at 11 a.m., at Wildwood
Cemetery in Bartow, with Rev.
Herman E. Music officiating.
Arrangements: Whidden-
McLean Funeral Home in Bar-
tow.


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A RAIN BARREL like this can be made at a workshop on March
12. The workshop will be held in Lakeland. (Staff photo)

Make A Rain Barrel On March 12


Polk County Extension Service
will offer a workshop on creating
a rain barrel and conserving wa-
ter on Saturday, March 12, at
10:30 a.m.
The seminar will be held at
Munn Park in downtown Lake-
land.
The Florida Yards and Neigh-
borhoods program is a grant-
funded program that emphasizes
creating and maintaining attrac-
tive landscapes to enhance the
community and protect valuable
natural resources.
I In this workshop, the partici-


pants will learn the basics of wa-
ter conservation and about recy-
cling.
In this hands-on workshop,
participants will create and take
home a rain barrel.
The workshop is free, but par-
ticipants will need to pay $15 if
they wish to paint and create a
barrel that day.
Pre-painted barrels also will
be available.
For additional information,
contact Anne Yasalonis at 519-
8677, ext. 121.


Edwards Responds


(Continued from Page 1A)
Committee. Ms. Edwards said it
is the responsibility of a political
committee to file reports, and not
her responsibility to require
them.
"Do we blame the IRS when a
taxpayer doesn't file a form?" she
asked.
She defended her decision to
accept the contributions in batch-
es, rather than to require that
they all be submitted at the same
time.
"This was done to facilitate
workflow during the busiest
presidential election season the
Polk elections office ever faced,"
she said.
"Every other petition
processed by this office is done in
batches."
She also denied the grand
jury's finding that her actions
"hindered or flawed the process."


As- to the grand jury's findings
that she failed to collect the
required fees from Smith for
examining the petitions, she said
that she billed the Home Rule
Charter Committee three times,
giving it the option either to pay
or to sign a form saying it is
unable to pay.
Failure to comply is the fault
of Smith and his committee, not
of the elections supervisor and
her staff, Ms. Edwards said.
"I am proud of the operations
of the elections office and the dili-
gence we displayed in attempting
to follow inadequate charter pro-
visions, despite refusal by the
county attorney to assist in its
interpretation," she said.
"If the petition drive is fatally
flawed, it is fatally flawed
because of the inadequacies of
the Polk County Charter and the
petitioner's failure to comply
with provisions of the charter."


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Feb. 8, 6:30 p.m., theft, Occu-
pational Health Partners; ge-
neric prescription, $15.
Feb. 8, 9:30 a.m., theft, 1000
block of East Gay Street; sheet
metal, $110.
Feb. 8, 6:05 p.m., retail theft,
Beall's Outlet; socks, $7; two
pairs of boxer briefs, $5.
Feb. 8, 8:45 a.m., burglary,
200 block of West Van Fleet Dr.;
misc. currency, $450.
Feb. 9, 3 p.m., burglary, 1600
block of McLeod Street; battery
operated blower, $50; three fish-
ing rods, $75; power saw, $75;
three tackle boxes, $40; three
pairs of men's shoes, $50.
Feb. 9, 10 a.m., theft, 400
block of Searcy Ave.; four tires
and rims, $1000.
Feb. 9, 8 p.m., vehicular bur-
glary, 1000 block of North
Broadway Ave.; duffel bag with
misc. items, $707.
Feb. 10, 5:39 p.m., theft, Bar-
tow Animal Clinic; cash, $154;
medicine cover, $0.
Feb. 11, 11:25 a.m., theft,
Racetrack; 10 cans of tobacco,
$40.
Feb. 11, 5 p.m., theft, 1400
block of East Georgia Street;
women's' purse with consents,
$30; women's' change purse with
coins, $10


Feb. 12, 12:10 p.m., theft,
1500 block of South Floral Ave.;
box of checks, $20.
Feb. 12, 8 a.m., theft, Mid
Florida Lumber; cellular flip
phone, $150.
Feb. 12, 6 p.m., theft, 1400
block of East Georgia Street; 30
pills, $0; 25 pills, $0.
Feb. 12, 8:30 p.m., retail theft;
Wal-Mart; stationary set, $10;
currency, $191; car charger, $7;
printer, $179.
Feb. 13, 8 a.m., theft, 1400
block of Hibiscus Street; pair of
earrings, $546.
Feb. 13, 10 a.m., burglary,
500 block of Lyle Parkway; CD
player stereo, $280.
Feb. 13, 10 a.m., burglary,
Bartow Cycle Sports, Inc.; two
trophies, $26; cash, $100; six
walkie talkies, $100; pole chain
saw, $30; cordless phone, $480;
computer tower, $500.
Feb. 14, 9:40 a.m., retail theft,
Plaza Food and Fuel; fuel, $20.
Feb. 15, 1:30 p.m., burglary,
1200 block of North Maple Ave.;
drill, $50; drill, $50.
Feb. 15, 10:45 p.m., vehicular
burglary, 1100 block of East
Main Street; purse, $10, credit
and debit cards, $0; wallet and
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6A The Polk County Democrat March 3, 2005



PUBLIC NOTICES

Notice of Public Hearing
City of Barlow
The Planning and Zoning Commission (Local Planning Agency) of the
City of Bartow will hold a Public Hearing at 5:30 p.m., Monday, March 14,
2005 in the City Commission Chambers, at 450 North Wilson Avenue,
Bartow, Florida. The purpose of this meeting is to review and recommend
action to the City Commission on the following applicationss:
Application #CPA-05-11-SS Review and recommendation to the City
Commission of a request to amend the Future Land Use Map of the City
of Bartow to change parcels of land from Institutional to 1-2, Industrial
and from 1-2, Industrial to Institutional. The properties are owned by Pre-
cisionalre Inc. and Essau Coney and are located on the north side of
West SR 60; immediately west of Baker Avenue in Section 6, Township
30 South, Range 25 East, Polk County, Florida.
Application #Z-05-02 Review and recommendation to the City Commis-
sion of a request to amend the Zoning Map of the City of Bartow to re-
zone parcels of land from Institutional to Industrial and from Industrial to
Institutional. The properties are owned by Precisionaire Inc. and Essau
Coney and are located on the north side of West SR 60; immediately
wdst of Baker Avenue in Section 6, Township 30 South, Range 25 East,
Polk County, Florida.
If a persons decides to appeal any decision made by the Board, Agency,
or Commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting, or
hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings, and for such pur-
pose; may need to ensure that a verbatim record includes the testimony
and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. All interested prop-
erty owners are invited to comment, either by attending the meeting or by
mail. No objections being raised, it is presumed none exist. A copy of the
complete application, Unified Land Development Code, Zoning Map,
Comprehensive Plan and Future Land Use Map is available for inspec-
tion by the public at the City Planning Department located at 450 North
Wilson Avefue, Bartow, Florida. The office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m.
Reply to:
Planning Department
P0 Box 1069
Bartow Florida 33831
'.1)("- ,056-0742


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA PRO-
BATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
ORA G. WATERS
Deceased.
FILE NO.
05CP-0349
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of Ora G. Waters, deceased,
whose date of death was Decem-
ber 25, 2002; and whose Social
Security Number is 261-07-2526 is
pending in the Circuit Court for
Polk County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion; the address of which is Clerk
of the Circuit Court, Probate Divi-
sion, P. 0. Box 9000, Bartow,
Florida 33831. The names and ad-
dresses of the personal represen-
tative and the personal-represen-
tative's attorney are set forth be-
low.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons, who have
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, including unma-
tured, -contingent or unliquidated
claims, and who have been served
a copy of this notice, must file their
claims with this court ON OR BE-
FORE THE LATER OF THE
DATE THAT IS THREE (3)
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30)
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE QN THEM.
k All other creditors of the dece-
dent and persons who have claims
dr demands against the dece-
dent's estate, including unma-
tured, contingent or unliquidated
claims, mun.i file their claims with
this court WITHIN THREE (3)
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE-FOREVER BARRED.
'-'Tv.'iTHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF
'EATHlI. BARRED.
i THEDATE OF FIRST PUBLI-
CATION OF THIS NOTICE IS:
March 3, 2005.
Personal Representative:
Shirley.Tessalone
S200 Shelley Drive
SWinter, Haven, Florida 33884
Attorney for Personal Representa-
tive:
Cynthia J. McMillen
Attorney for Shirley Tessalone
Florida Bar No. 351581
Law Office of Joseph F. Pippen,
Jr.'& Assoc.
10225 Ulmerton Rd., Bldg. 11
Largo, FL 33771-3526
Teepr.rne 17 7i 5.6-3306

IN THE CIRCUlt COURT IN AND
FO. PDLKCOUNTY, FLORIDA
FAI01ILy LAW DIVISION
IN.RE: T14E MARRIAGE OF:
HOWARD ANTONY HENRY,
HUSBAND, and DELORES
HENIRY,'WIFE,.
DISSbOLTION OF MAR-
RIAGE
CASE NUMBER:
532005DROO-1897
-NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: DELORES HENRY
'St.,Catherine Parrish "
S164;Brunswick Avenue
Sponish Town, Jamaica
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action for Dissolution of Marriage
has been filed against you, pray-
ing for.a dissolution of said mar-
riage, and you are required to
serve a copy of your written de-
fenses to this action, if any, on
WALTER G. BELL, Attorney for
the Husband, Whose address is 98'
First Street North, Winter Haven,
Florida 33881-4507, and file the
original with the Clerk of this Court
onpor before Aril 6th 2005; other-
wise a default will be entered
against you for the relief de-
manded in the complaint.
WITNESS my hand and the
seal of said Court this 25th day of
February, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
,As Clerk of Said Court
By /s/ Jacquellne Cacerea
As Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2005-0747


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
MYRTICE AULTMAN PEEK AKA
MRYTICE L. PEEK
Deceased.
FILE NO.
05CP-0112
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of MYRTICE AULTMAN PEEK
AKA MRYTICE L. PEEK, de-
ceased, whose date of death was
May 12th, 2004, and whose Social
Security Number is 267-20-9119,
is pending in the Circuit Court for
Polk County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which is P.O.
Box 7800, Tavares, FL 32778-
7800. The names and addresses
of the personal representative and
the personal representative's at-
torney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this no-
tice has been served must file
claims .with this Court WITHIN
THE LATER OF THREE (3)
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30)
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and persons having claims or
demands against the decedent's
estate must file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THREE (3)
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
IS: March 3, 2005.
Personal Representative:
JANICE D. BLUM
13026 HARTLE RD.
CLERMONT, FL 34711
Attorney for Personal Representa-
tive
ROY W. CALDWELL
ATTORNEY AT LAW
P.O. BOX 121025
CLERMONT, FLORIDA 34712-
121025
Telephone: (352) 394-2143
Florida Bar No. 0011167
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0737


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Arthritis Seminar

Planned March 12


Take Control 2005: Arthritis
Diagnosis, Treatment and Man-
agement, an all day educational
seminar and luncheon, will be
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Arthritis can destroy joint tis-
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Specialists in the medical
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Seminar topics include:
Oriental Medicine
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History of Arthritis Treat-
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What is a Healthy Lifestyle
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Disability and Insurance -
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Aquatic Exercise
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encing the 2004 hurricanes will
be offered at the Lake Wales Li-
brary on Friday, March 4, from 7
to 9 p.m.
This meeting, offered by the
National Alliance for the Men-
tally Ill of Polk County (NAMI),
is free to anyone interested in at-
tending.
Specific information will be
provided on how to resolve emo-
tions brought about by the disas-
trous hurricane season. Strate-
gies for devising a plan for emo-
tional wellness to deal with the
next season and beyond will be
one area of focus.
Major pitfalls and barriers ex-

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Farm Credit
Moves In Lkld.
Farm Credit of Central Flor-
ida will move to 115 South Mis-
souri Avenue in downtown Lake-
land.
The cooperative was housed
on Lake Parker Avenue in Lake-
land.
"This new location will offer
ample parking, good accessibility
and will bring our Lakeland op-
erations together in one loca-
tion," Chairman Al Bellotto said.
Today, the cooperative serves
1,500 ranchers, growers, farmers
and homeowners.


CFRPC

Meeting Set
A meeting of the Central Flor-
ida Regional Planning Council is
scheduled for Wednesday, March
9, at 9:30 a.m.
The meeting will be held at
the City of Lakeland Magnolia
Building, 702 East Orange
Street.
For more information, call
534-7130, ext. 130.


perienced by residents of the
county will be assessed. An in-
depth analysis of how to take
charge of physical, emotional, fi-
nancial, and mental well-being
will provide a framework from
which citizens can find and offer
needed hope during a crisis.
Other topics to be addressed
include anxiety, stress, fear, an-
ger, and hurt.
Participants in the sympo-
sium will be invited to apply for
further individual or group coun-
seling sessions to be offered free
as a follow up to this event.
This event is sponsored by
NAMI, in partnership with the
Community Foundation of
Greater Winter Haven's Emer-
gency Relief Focus Fund.

M*A*S*H

Bash Set
Polk County Chapter of the
American Red Cross is gearing
up for the ninth annual
M*A*S*H Bash dinner, dance
and silent auction.
The event will be held on Sat-
urday, March 5; at 6:30 p.m. at
Fantasy of Flight in Polk City.
The event, which raises funds
for Red Cross services is based
on the television show
"M*A*S*H," with guests dress-
ing in costumes from fatigues,
doctor or nurse outfits, to dress-
ing like Corporal Klinger.
Tickets are $75 per person,
corporate sponsorships are avail-
able for $600, $1,200 and $2,000.


Polk County's chapter of the
American Red Cross is seeking
volunteer instructors for health
and safety courses.
Training for HIV education
instructors will be held April 18-
20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The cost is $150.
For more information, call the
Polk County Chapter at 294-
5941.


Clean-Up FM Seeks Volunteers


Clean-Up Fort Meade is seek-
ing groups and individuals will-
ing to volunteer a Saturday
morning to assist in beautifica-
tion efforts.
The clean-up will be held on
Saturday, March 12, from 9 a.m.
to noon.
Groups and individuals will
meet at the north parking lot of
Patterson Park, between 8:30 to
9 a.m. to sign-in.
Every volunteer will receive
trash bags, gloves and a safety
vest supplied by Keep Polk
County Beautiful.
Groups will then be assigned
a particular area to clean for a
two-hour period.
After the clean-up is com-


plete, the volunteers will meet
back at the park to turn in their
supplies and receive a free T-
shirt and snack lunch.
Last year, approximately 50
volunteers ranging in age from 6
to older than 70 picked up litter
along city streets. Organizers
said this year, they hope to in-
crease participation by 50 per-
cent.
The group with the greatest
number of volunteers participat-
ing will receive an award and
recognition in the newspaper.
To register for the event, call
Dennis Guenther at 285-1110 or
285-1111. Participants also may
register at the Community Cen-
ter.


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government, there was a:lot of
information on diet, but there
was a familiar word exercise.
As a nation, we need to get
moving, the guidelines say.
To reduce the risk of chronic
disease, the guidelines recom-
mend 30 minutes of exercise
most days; but to manage body
weight and avoid unhealthy
weight gain they recommend 60
minutes most days.
. 'To lose weight, 60 to' 90 min-
utes of exercise daily are encour-
aged.
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tips:
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your destination. Are their safe
and interesting places to walk
outside? What about indoors?
Are their fitness facilities
where you are staying? If not,
ask about privileges at a nearby
fitness center. If you belong to a
health club, see if it has a sister
facility near where you'll be vis-
iting.
Check the television listings
for fitness programs or bring a
favorite exercise video along.
Pack comfortable clothes
and gym shoes as well as a bath-
ing suit for a calorie-burning
swim in case there's a pool or
beach.
Keep your options open. You


might be a runner or cyclist at
home, but that doesn't mean you
need to do the same workout on
the road.
If you don't have time for a
full workout, remember the old
standbys walk instead of
drive, take stairs instead of the
elevator and get up during long
flights or meetings to stretch.
In your room, try those old
gym class exercises. Do wall sits,
jumping jacks, squats, push-ups
and chair dips.
Use whatever ideas fit your
style and schedule. Traveling
doesn't have to disrupt your ex-
ercise plans or attempts at lead-
ing a healthy lifestyle.
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www.tops.org or call 1-800-932-
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THIS ATTACK AIRCRAFT would be impos-
ing if you were facing it in your own six-foot long
plane. A multitude of radio controlled jet powered
airplanes will converge on Lakeland Linder Re-
gional Airport through Sunday as part of the an-


A series of public forums has
been set to discuss the upcoming
Voluntary Universal Pre-Kinder-
garten (VPK), which will begin
in August.
The forums will take place:
Monday, March 14 Lake
Wales Art Center, 1099 SR60
East, Lake Wales
Thursday, March 17 -
Lake Mirror Theater, 121 Lake
Ave., Lakeland
Tuesday, March 29
- County Commission cham-
bers, 330 West Church St., Bar-
tow
All forums will be from 7 to
8:30 p.m. The March 29 forum
will be televised and have repeat
performances on Bright House
Channel 19 and Comcast Chan-
nel 33.


nual Florida Jets Rally. Admission is $5 and chil-
dren under 7 are admitted free. The planes will be
airborne from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. (Photo
provided)


Battalion of Mini Jet Airplanes To

Descend on Lakeland This Weekend


By RUSTIN DWYER
Staff Writer
If you're near Lakeland Lin-
der Regional Airport this week,
you might have trouble beleiving
it wasn't transformed overnight
into a military base, chock full of
the latest (and some yet un-
known) in jet-powered military
aircraft.
That is, if you're six inches
tall.
This weekend, the annual
Florida Jets rally will converge
on the airport for one of the larg-
est congregations of jet-propelled
radio controlled (R/C) airplane
enthusiasts in the world.
The event, put on by Frank
Tiano Enterprises, has taken
place in Lakeland for the past
two years. The five years before
that, the rally was held in Fla-
gler.
"There will be airplanes there
that are so detailed, that if you
put it next to the full scale air-
craft, you couldn't tell them
apart," said John Burdin, event
manager and model aviation
buff.
The planes may look neat, but
the real point of interest is the
true turbine engines each of
these planes possess. The type of
engine, known as a "micro tur-
bine engine," is on average about
the size of a coffee can and capa-
ble of putting out a lot of power.
Some of the planes are, capa-
ble of speeds up to 200 miles per
hour, but Burdin said don't ex-
pect to see planes zipping
around at that speed too often.
"Going at 200 miles per hour
is about 300 feet per second.
That's pretty quick and it's hard
to get a handle when it's travel-
ing that fast," ,Burdin said.
The pilots, lie said, prefer to
fly their planes at much more
"modest" speeds, in the range of
140 to 160 miles per hour.
"These planes; represent not
only the highest degree of tech-
nology (in R/C aviation), but the
highest in pilot proficiency," Bur-
din said.
Many of the pilots, like Bur-
din, come, from avtiati,:.n back-
grounds, but others, who Burdin
calls "gadget people," are in it
solely for the technology. The
planes contain the features of
their full-size counterparts such
as descending landing gear,
working flaps, gear doors and
sometimes even a tiny pilot.
It's definitely not a hobby for
everyone, with basic planes car-
rying a hefty $5,000 price tag.



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Because of the high cost involved
with this unique hobby, Burdin
estimates that of the 250,000
R/C aviation enthusiasts in the
United States, less than 1,000
deal with jet aircraft.
The average plane will be
about six feet long and weigh
about 25 pounds, but a handful
of monster aircraft surpass 10
feet in length.
Burdin said he expects 70 to
80 airplanes to be at the rally
and spectators may see as many
as five or six of them up in the
air at one time. Most of the
planes will be intricately de-
tailed military replicas, but
there is another classification of
planes called "sport jets," which
look similar to military aircraft,
but are not modeled after a par-
ticular full-size aircraft.
Awards for achievement will
be given out in various catego-
ries such as design and decora-
tion, but Burdin said the rally is
the furthest thing from a compe-
tition.
"Primarily, this is just a
bunch of guys getting together
and having a great time. It's
strictly a get-together."
It's not just fun for the pilots,
though. Burdin said the rally is


great for spectating.
"It's like a mini Sun N' Fun
Fly-in with radio controlled air-
craft," he said.
Visitors can expect to see a
variety of model air crafts 'and
will have the opportunity to take
photos and talk with the pilots.
"Most of these guys love to
talk about their planes," Burdin
said.
Burdin does have one word of
advice for visitors "You might
want to bring a lawn chair to sit
and watch the planes. It's just
like an air show."


The Florida Jets rally will
take place through Sunday,
March 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
each day.
The rally will be held on the
west side of the Lakeland Linder
Airport, approximately one mile
west of the airport terminal on
Drane Field Road.
A vendors area will offer all
sorts of R/C aircraft accessories
for purchase. A food court with
an outside dining area will be set
up.
Admission is $5 and kids un-
der 7 are admitted free.


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The forums are free. Parents
in attendance will receive a free
children's book (one per family).
Information form the forum
will be of special interest to par-
ents of children who will be 4
years old on or before Sept. 1.
The voluntary preK program is
designed to prepare 4-year-olds
for kindergarten.
Forums will allow local and
state agencies to provide insight
into the VPK program and will
allow parents to discuss and ask
questions concerning the VPK
program.
For more information on the
VPK program, contact Kelly
Baker at the Early Learning
Coalition of Polk County at 413-
9890 or visit the state website at
www.vpkflorida.org.


MathCounts Competition

Planned In Orlando


Florida Engineering Society
will hold the Florida Math-
Counts competition March 10-11
in Orlando at the Radisson Plaza
Hotel, and the T.D. Waterhouse
Center.
Following the competition,
participants will attend the Or-
lando Magic versus Minnesota
Timberwolves basketball game,
where the winners of the math
competition will be recognized at
center court.


In Florida, participating mid-
dle schools compete individually
or as part of a team in one of 20
chapter MathCounts competi-
tions held in February.
The chapters, in turn, send
their winning teams and indi-
viduals to the state competition
when they will compete to ad-
vance in the national competi-
tion. The 2005 national competi-
tion will be held in May in. De-
troit.


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special thank you to the community for such a
tremendous response to our reopening. The gifts
& flowers sent were very special as well. It has
been a very trying time for all of us since hurricane
Charley. But with your continuedpatronage we will
be able to provide you with an enjoyable dining
experience. Remember we now offer a walk-up
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PUBLIC NOTICE

There will be a meeting of the Community De-
velopment Advisory Board on Thursday
evening, March 10, 2005, at 7 PM in Chambers
in City Hall. The Board will meet to conduct a
Public Hearing regarding the Community De-
velopment Block Grant application and funding
needs for fiscal year 2005-2006. The Board will
here input from any citizens regarding the re-
quest for funds.


City of Fort Meade
Delores Avery, CMC
Deputy City Clerk








The Polk County Democrat


March 3, 2005


News


This Week

In Sports



March 3-7
Thursday: BHS boys' tennis
at home vs. George Jenkins, 3:30
p.m.
BHS girls' tennis at George
Jenkins, 3:30 p.m.
FMHS girls' tennis at Frost-
proof, 3:30 p.m.
FMHS boys' tennis at Frost-
proof, 3:30 p.m.
BHS JV baseball at McKeel
Academy, 4 p.m.
BHS JV softball at home vs.
Lake Wales, 5:30 p.m.
FSC softball at home vs.
Lewis, 6 p.m.
FMHS JV baseball at Hardee,
6 p.m.
FMHS softball at Berkeley
Prep, 7 p.m.
FMHS baseball at Haines
City, 7 p.m.
BHS softball at home vs. Lake
Wales, 7:30 p.m.
Friday: BHS track and field
at Lake Region, TBA
WIU softball at home vs. St.
Thomas University, 2 p.m.
FMHS JV baseball at Mul-
berry, 5 p.m.
BHS JV softball at home vs.
Lake Region, 5:30 p.m.
WIU baseball at home vs.
Warner Southern, 6:30 p.m.
BHS baseball at Lake Region,
7 p.m.
FSC baseball at home vs.
Shippensburg, 7 p.m.
FMHS baseball at Mulberry,
7:30 p.m.
BHS softball at home vs. Lake
Region, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: FMHS weightlift-
ing at Frostproof Invitational,
TBA
BHS weightlifting at Frost-
proof Invitational, TBA
PCC softball at home for Polk
CC tournament, TBA
BHS JV baseball at Gateway,
11 a.m.
WIU baseball at home vs.
Warner Southern (double
header), noon
FSC softball at Fort Valley
State (double header), 1 p.m.
PCC baseball at Manatee CC,
2 p.m.
FSC baseball at home vs. St.
Anslem, 2 p.m.
BHS baseball at Gateway, 2
p.m.
Sunday: PCC softball at
home for Polk CC tournament,
TBA
FSC softball at West Georgia
(double header), 1 p.m.
FSC baseball at home vs. St.
Anslem, 2 p.m.
Monday: FSC softball vs.
Delta State at Carrollton, Ga.
(double header), 2 p.m.
PCC baseball at home vs.
Manatee CC, 6 p.m.
WIU baseball at home vs.
Walsh University, 7 p.m.


Ruthless Lady Jackets Have Shut

Out Every Opponent This Season


By MARK KING
It was a blustery Tuesday
night when the Winter Haven
High School Blue Devils came
into Lady Jacket Stadium at
One Bug Place for a softball
game with the Lady Yellow
Jackets of Bartow High.
And on this windy night, it
was the Lady Jackets who blew
away the Devils in a 10-0 rout,
the fifth straight shut-out of the
season. So far, the Buzzers have
outscored their competition by a
combined total of 38 runs to 0.
Starting in the pitcher's circle
for the night was Jerrica San-
chez, the senior hurler who re-
cently signed with Polk Commu-
nity College. Coach Sonya Cook
must be licking her chops after
Sanchez fanned 11 batters over
just five innings of play as the
game was shortened because of
the mercy rule.
The offensive onslaught
started in the first inning as the
lead-off batter for Bartow, "Itty-
Bitty" Britta Giddens, crushed a
three-bagger to deep center field.
The next buzzer at bat, Whitney
Little, plated Giddens with an
RBI single to right field.
Staci Fernandez, the third


FORMER YELLOW JACKET Jason Peacock takes a swing
against major league pitcher Nate Robertson of the Detroit Ti-
gers during an exhibition game on Wednesday. Peacock now
plays for the Florida Southern Baseball team, where as a fresh-
man, he has found success as a designated hitter. (Staff photo
by Rustin Dwyer)


Former Yellow Jacket

Finding Success as Moc

By RUSTIN DWYER FSC the victory. Since then, Pea-
Staff Writer cock has added another five
RAI's, a homer and six walks to
Here's a riddle: his blossoming stats column.
What do you call a bird that His game-winning single
changes from an insect to a rep- helped preserve the Mocs' un-
tile? beaten streak, which has now
Jason Peacock. ballooned to 16 games, the long-
The Bartow High School est in school history.
alumni finished his career hit- It's always impressive when a
ting dingers for the Yellow Jack- freshman is able to find playing
ets and is now bashing the ball time, but what makes this situa-
for the Florida Southern Mocca- tion even more striking is the
sin baseball team. While not a fact that Peacock is doing it on
regular starter, the college fresh- the number one ranked Division
man has seen a lot of playing II baseball team in the nation.
time so far this season and is "Everything is going pretty
garnering high praise from his good right now," said Peacock af-
coach. ter FSC tied with the Detroit Ti-
"He's a hitter," said FSC head gers in an exhibition game
Coach Pete Meyer. "He's going to Wednesday in Lakeland. "We
be an outstanding player." kept the (unbeaten) streak
Meyer said he expects Pea- alive."
cock to be a big part of the FSC Peacock went 0-2 against ma-
baseball program for the next jor league pitching, but said get-
four years. So far this season, ting the chance to play a Major
Meyer has been utilizing Pea- League Baseball team as an 18-
cock's bat, rotating him as the year-old was like "a dream."
designated hitter. While the Mocs are currently
"We're trying to get him as entertaining national champion-
many at bats as possible," Meyer ship hopes, Peacock said he has
said. "He's a player that we're a plan of his own.
really excited about, but most "Hopefully, before the sea-
importantly, he's a quality kid." son's over, I'll be the starting
The future is wide open for DH."
Peacock, but right now, the slug-
ger is focusing on the present.
Peacock currently leads the team
in playing time for a non-starter.
He hasn't solidified his placc in
the line up yet, but already has
made his presence felt.
Again-st. Carson-Newman Col-
lege on Feb. 12, Peacock broke a
10th-innifig deadlock with his
first RBI' as a Moccasin to give


batter in the Bug order, racked
another run for Bartow when
she nailed a single to right field
to plate Little.
With the score 2-0 in the bot-
tom of the second, BHS added
four more runs, which started
with a lead-off double by Kara
Rutenbar. The next batter for
Bartow, Jerrica Sanchez, traded
places with Rutey with the sec-
ond double of the inning for the
Bugs.
After the next two Bug bat-
ters were retired, "Itty Bitty"
once again delivered with her
second hit of the game, this time
a double. Then, just like the first
inning, the next batter for Bar-
tow, Whitney Little, plated Gid-
dens. Fernandez batted in Little
for the fourth run of the inning
for BHS.
The Bugs took an inning off
-before scoring another run in the
fourth, when Fernandez racked
her third RBI of the evening,
bringing the Bug lead to 7-0.
Elizabeth Howell, aka "Miss
Ellie," led off the bottom of the
fifth inning with a lead-off dou-
ble down the third base line. Ru-
tenbar batted her teammate in
with a 6-3 fielder's choice.
That's when the biggest hit of


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Manning's Double the Difference
In BHS Win Over East Ridge


Sophomore Joey Manning's
seventh inning double capped off
a three run rally and extended
the Bartow High School baseball
team's winning streak to four
games against East Ridge on
Tuesday.
The Jackets were held score-
less through six innings and
were facing a two run deficit
when Manning's RBI double
scored what would be the final
run of the game the for either


team.
Bartow improved to 4-0 on the
season while non-district oppo-
nent East Ridge fell to 2-2.
Up next for the Jackets is the
final two games of three game
road trip. On Friday, Bartow will
travel to Lake Region to battle
with the Thunder at 7 p.m. On
Saturday, they will make the
trek to Gateway High School for
a 2 p.m. game time. Junior var-
sity action starts at noon.


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the game came. Jerrica Sanchez,
the pint-sized powerhouse,
pasted a ball deep to centerfield
that landed at the bottom of the
fence for a triple.
Mallory Butler then drew a
walk.
That put runners at first and
third with one out for Briana
Lerverett, who came off the
bench. Leverett hit a fielder's
choice to second to plate San-
chez. Courtney Latham then hit
a worm burner up the middle to
once again put Bugs on the cor-
ners.
The final run scored when
Ally Connally nailed a base hit
to plate Butler.
Next up for the Lady Jackets
are the Lake Wales Highlanders,
who march into One Bug Place
tonight. Then, on Friday, it's the
Lake Region Thunder's turn to
try to make some noise against
the Jackets.
Game times are 7:30 p.m.
both nights, with JV games lead-
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p.m. start.
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basketball team is seeded fifth
and will meet fourth-seeded
Saint Leo in the opening round
of the Sunshine State Confer-
ence Tournament Friday at
Barry (Miami).
FSC, Saint Leo and Tampa all
tied for fourth place with 8-8 re-
cords, but Saint Leo had the best
record in games played among
the three teams. The Moccasins
split their regular season games
with the Lions, losing 70-65 at
Saint Leo and winning 60-44 at
FSC.

Friday: Quarterfinals
Noon #4 Saint Leo vs. #5
Florida Southern
2:30 p.m. #1 Lynn vs. Flor-
ida Tech/Nova SE winner
5 p.m. #2 Eckerd vs. #7
Rollins
7:30 p.m. #3 Barry vs. #6
Tampa
Saturday: Semifinals
5 p.m. SLU/FSC winner vs.
Lynn/FT-NSE winner
7:30 p.m. Eckerd/Rollins
winner vs. Barry/Tampa winner
Sunday: Championship
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Every Spring, scores oft Major League Baseball players con-
verge on Florida for spring training to sharpen their skills in the
Grapefruit Leagu-?.
On Wednesday, the Detroit Tigers, who train annually in
Lakeland. kicked off this year's Spring Training schedule with
an exhibition game against the Florida Southern College base-
ball team.
With former Fort Meade standout Brain Reves' walk of Tigers
center fielder Alex Sanchez. the 2005 Spring Training schedule
wcas officially underway.
More than 2,1000 showed up to watch the action on a beauti-
ful Wednesday afternoon as the two teams battled to a 2-2- tie
in 10 innings.


Speedy outfielder Rhondell White trots off the field at the end of
e inning. White was picked up as a free agent in 2003 and last sea-
n was one of the team leaders in hits and home runs before sitting
it the final two months due to injury.


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Detroit infielders Carlos Pena and Jason
'.Smith react to a ground ball. Pena, who led
'the team in home runs last season, is expect-
ed to be an anchor at first base this year,


while Smith, who was called up from the
minors mid-season last year, also has estab-
lished himself as an infield starter for the
Tigers.


Florida Southern junior Fred Popp, who was selected as a pre-sea-
son all-American by Baseball America, had trouble seeing the ball
until the n in t h inning, when his RBI double started off a game-tying
rally.


Detroit pitcher Nate Robertson hurls a pitch staff last season with 12 victories, the most by a
toward home. Robertson led the Tigers' pitching left-handed Tiger pitcher in eight years.




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BY RUSTIN
DWYER


Florida Southern College Rallies
To Earn 2-2 Tie With Detroit Tigers


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*:; Tigers second baseman Jason Smith takes a big out 37 times in 155 at bats and is looking to cut that
cut but comes up with 'nothing against FSC pitcher
and Fort Meade alumni Brain Reves. Smith struck ratio down this season with increased playing time.


Even after playing the
Detroit Tigers the Moccasins
still are unbeaten this season.
In their annual exhibition
game with the Tigers at Joker
Marchant Stadium Wednesday,
the Moccasins scored twice in
the ninth inning and earned a
2-2 10-inning tie. By mutual
agreement, the game was
called after 10 innings.
"I just want to thank
(Detroit Tigers Manager) Alan
Trammell for cooperating and
helping to make this exhibition
a reality," said FSC head Coach
Pete Meyer. "Trammell is a
first class individual. I have
been more than impressed
with him as a manager and as
a person.
"This was great," Meyer
added. "Letting them compete
against the best players in the
world was such a great experi-
ence for these kids."
After being blanked on just
one hit through the first eight
innings, the Moccasins tied the
game on an RBI-double by
Fred Popp that scored Matt
Mercurio and an RBI-fielder's'
choice by Paul Ryan that
scored Popp.
"They don't see 95 (miles per
hour) on a regular basis,"
Meyer said. "We were seeing
fastballs we have never seen
before."
Kyle DeYoung, the last of six


Moccasin pitchers,. gave up a
lead-off double in the bottom of
the ninth and a two-out single
in the bottom of the 10th, but
kept the Tigers off the score-
board to preserve the tie.
"They did a great job to bat-
tle back. I was proud of the
effort," said Meyer.
The Moccasins return to reg-


ular season action Friday night,
seeking their 17th straight win,
against 15th-ranked
Shippensburg (Pa.) at 7 p.m. at
Henley Field. Saturday and
Sunday FSC plays Saint
Anselm (N.H.) at 2 p.m. each
day at Henley Field in
Lakeland.


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Florida Southern second baseman didn't do anything to break that trend
Alexy Hernandez beats the pick-off r a h t
attempt. Hernandez is in the midst of a against the Tigers as he walked twice in
terrible 0 for 23 streak at the plate. He two plate appearances.


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Nancy Stafford to Speak at
'Keepers of the Light' Banquet


March 3, 2005


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The Skyline Boys in Concert Sunday


Actress/author Nancy Stafford
will speak at Lighthouse Minis-
tries, Inc.'s "Keepers of the
Light" banquet on Thursday,
April 7.
Mrs., Stafford is the author of
"Beauty by the Book: Seeing
Yourself as God Sees You" (Mult-
nomah Publishers).
Her passion is to reveal the
true identity and inner beauty of
her audience, as 'well as the
outer, a spokesman said. She
travels extensively speaking at
conferences and retreats, to
women's groups, colleges, profes-
sional groups, churches, and
other organizations.
An actress for 20 years, Mrs.
Stafford has starred in several
television movies and series, in-
cluding five years as Andy Grif-
fith's law partner, Michele, on
ABC's "Matlock," and three
years on NBC's "St. Elsewhere."
She also has hosted the TV
specials "Where Heaven and
Earth Meet," for the state of Is-
rael, and "On Wings of Eagles".
and "Operation Isaiah 58," for
the International Fellowship of
Christians and Jews, which
raises funds to help care for and.
relocate Jews from the former


Soviet Union to Israel.
A former Miss Florida in the
Miss America Pageant, Mrs.
Stafford is a native of Fort Lau-
derdale, and is a journalism
graduate of the University of
Florida. In New York, she be-
came a top model with the Ford
Model Agency before beginning
her acting career.
Off the screen she serves on
various boards, including Inter-
Mission, The Actors' Co-Op, and
Act One: Writing for Hollywood.
She also serves on the Biola Uni-
versity Studio Task Force, The
Damah Film Festival Reference
Board, and the Dove Foundation
Advisory Board.
The "Keepers of the Light"
banquet will be held on the east
campus of Highland Park
Church of the Nazarene. Doors
open at.6:30 p.m.
Entertainment will include
"David," a musical program from
the authors of "The Rock and the
Rabbi."
Seating is available through
corporate and church sponsor-
ship at a cost of $500 per table.
For more' information, call
Lighthouse Ministries at 687-
4076.


Young Artist Concert Sunday
At First Presbyterian Church


Dennis Powers and the Skyline Boys quartet invites all to attend. The church is located at 135
from Manassas,. Va., will be appearing at the East Broadway. For further information, call 285-
First Methodist Church in Fort Meade on Sunday, 9059.
March 6, at 6.p.m.. Pastor Rich Humston cordially


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First Presbyterian Church of
Lake Wales will hold its third
annual Young Artist Concert
this Sunday, March 6..
Featured will be local talents
Christie Bell, vocalist; Danielle
Lamar, organist; and Katie
Smith and Michael Wine, pian-
ists.
Katie Smith studies piano
with Brenda Raabe, and partici-
pated in the Florida State Uni-
versity Summer Piano Camp.
She is a senior at Lake Wales

Yard Sale Set
At The Church


A yard sale will be held at
Gospel Sing in The Church. in Alturas this Fri-
day and Saturday, March 4-5.
Bowling Green The sale will be open from 9
a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, and from 7
Saturday a.m. to 3 p.m: Saturday.
Furniture, baby items, a dish-
Gloriy Road, along with", Sid' washer, 'pots and pans, and other
Geiger and Jane an'I, Kathy', items will be available for:pur-
Aultman, will perform-at Victory- .;chase.---- ,, -....
Praise Center in Bowling Green The Church is located at 1690
on.Saturday, March 5, at 7 p.m. Alturas Road North.
The church is located at 128 For more information, call
East Main. 537-2033, 521-2256, or 521-2255.


High School.
Danielle Lamar studied organ
'with Gabriel Statom for two
years, and has studied piano
with Mrs. Raabe.
Michael Wine is a senior
studying with Bill Dickinson,
and is planning on majoring in
piano at Bob Jones University in
Greenville, S.C.
Christie Bell is a senior study-
ing voice with Bill Doherty, and
has performed with the Central
Florida Lyric Opera Company in
Orlando:
The free event is part of the
music ministry's 2004-05 concert
series. Donations are accepted to
benefit the series.
A nursery is provided upon re-
quest.
The church is located at 16
North Third Street.
For further information or di-
rections, call the church office at
676-0711, Monday through Fri-
day, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. .


2B


Stepping up to the counter in
a fast food restaurant, I found
myself face to face with a smiling
middle-aged woman.
"You look happy today," I
said.
"Well I'm not," she snapped,
her smile quickly fading.
And immediately I knew why
I had stopped there to eat.
Each morning I stock my shirt
pocket with a variety of printed
mini-messages (most are con-
densed columns) that I hope will
make a difference in the lives of
people I meet. Some of my favor-
ite titles are "God Really Cares,"
"On the Darkest Day, God
Makes a Way," "Things May
Turn Out Better Than You
Think," and "When You Feel
Like Giving Up."
You get the idea.
I'm looking for people who are
going through tough times and
need to know God loves them, or
those who are familiar with the
facts, but are in need of a faith
lift.
Now, not knowing what had
stolen the smile from this trou-
bled waitress, I reached into my
arsenal of doubt destroyers, hop-
ing to find one that would be just
right for her. To my surprise, I
found only one title "Forgive
... and live again."
One look at that title un-
leashed a Niagaraof negatives
from the waitress about her hus-
band. She was so angry at him
that she could only mask her
misery. for a short time without
clouding up and nearly explod-
ing..
Now this stranger standing in
front of her had dared suggest
she forgive him. Impossible! But
in the time it took to serve a
hamburger, her anger was gone
and her smile had returned.
"God sent you to me today," I
heard her call as I made my way,
carrying my tray to the booth
that day.
Forgiveness had done its work
of overcoming anger and bring-
ing peace to a troubled heart and
home.
.A man once told me how an-
gry he had been at a person who
kept trying to destroy his
career. At every turn, this med-
dler seemed to.be there to criti-
cize and try to turn others,


against him.
Friends who knew of the
situation advised him to take his
opponent to court to get relief
and possibly some financial com-
pensation, but he found himself
*unable to do this in light of what
his Lord had endured from His
critics without complaining.
Instead, this slandered one
decided to follow the Lord's ex-
ample. He would forgive his en-
emy and trust God to take care
of him.
After doing so,.he found such
great relief that he made a list of
others who had given him trou-
ble in the past and forgave them,
too.
Now he says he's thankful for
the one who brought him so
much grief because forgiving her
enabled him to forgive others.
And, in forgiving, he found he
wasn't angry anymore.
According to the Bible, we're
never to close a day angry: "Let
not the sun go down upon your
wrath," said Paul (Ephesians
4:26); adding: "Let all bitterness
and anger be put away from
you".(Ephesians 4:30).
Think of the changes obeying
these two Biblical commands
would bring to our homes, our
churches, our schools, even the
nation.
How often are we to forgive?
Try 490 times (Matthew
18:22).
Of course, after forgiving 490
times, you'll be in the habit of
living in the forgiving way, and
anger won't be a problem to you
anymore.

Crossroads to
Celebrate 11th
Anniversary

Crossroads Baptist Church in
Lakeland will celebrate its 11th
anniversary Sunday, March 6.
Local talent will be featured
during the morning service be-
ginningat410:30. .
The;church is located at 6129
U.S. Highway 98 South, between
Highland City and Bartow, im-
mediately north of the 7-11 con-
venience store at Highway 98
and County Road 540A.


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We live in a culture which preaches instant grat-
ification for whatever it is that we may want. Most
fast food restaurants will have our food in our hands
within a few minutes of ordering, and some even
guarantee delivery within thirty minutes. The
gospel of consumerism tells us to buy whatever we
want on credit: enjoy now, pay later. Do you want
this car?. Then drive it home. Do you want ,to.be
happy? Then take this pill. But truly, the virtues of
popular culture are the vices of Christianity.
Consider the seven deadly sins, and ask yourself in
what ways our culture exalts each of them. Lust,
envy, greed, pride, sloth, vanity and gluttony; all of
these sins are turned into virtues by our lazy con-
sumer culture which puts a dollar value on every-
thing, and sells everything with the false promise
,that we will be happy if we just have a little bit more
or in some cases, a lot more. Unfortunately, today
there appears to be no end to desire, or to the multi-
plication of our endless desires.

Is it not your passions that are at war in your
members? You desire and do not have... And you
covet and cannot obtain... Do you know that
friendship with the world is enmity with God?
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didn't you understand?


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I Musings From God's Penman [


March 3, 2005 The Polk County Democrat _3B


Out of M Range byPaw-,ad,


Everyone who is anybody has
a hobby or at least entertains
the idea.
Hobbies range from sports to
crafts to reading and even trav-
eling.
Some hobbies don't make
sense to me like collecting
dead insects.
My long established hobby
has earned me a membership in
the P.O.P. (People Observing
People) Culture. The rules spec-
ify that each member must
swear not to divulge anything
observed.
Being a minister, I'm not al-
lowed to swear, so I am ex-
empted from this rule.
I love to get a nice hot cup of
coffee and a local newspaper,
and situate myself where I can
see the most people in their
natural environment. Nothing is
more hilarious than observing
people who don't realize they are
being watched.
Don't get me wrong here, I
love people. All sorts of people. I
would never unduly make fun of
anyone well almost anyone.
Everybody .has something
about him or her interesting and
worth observing.
One .of my favorite authors,
F.W. Boreham, made this obser-
vation: Leave your house early
in the morning and the first per-
son you meet, take him .or her
aside and write their biography.
Of course, the person will not
conceive anything interesting
about his or her life, and that's
the way most people are.
We think everybody else is
more interesting than our life.
The average person, in my opin-
ion, leads a more interesting life
than almost all celebrities, ex-
cept for Elvis who is more popu-
lar dead than alive.
As an expert in the P.O.P.
Culture, the most interesting
thing about people can be
summed up in one word: mis-
takes. ,
Mistakes are the common
characteristics of all those ad-
dicted to oxygen. Other similari-
ties exist among people, but this
one thing supersedes culture,
time, age, and gender.
Everybody at some time to.
some degree makes mistakes.
Two kinds of people populate our
planet: those who admit their
mistakes and those who don't.
Now, a mistake is not just a


mistake. There are categories
and degrees of mistakes. Let me
list a few categories and see
which one fits into your lifestyle.
The first category would be in-
accuracies. It is easy to get some-
thing wrong when dealing with
numbers, especially dialing tele-
phone numbers.
Not long ago my wife, who
works as my secretary, dialed a
number for me. I can't remember
now who we were trying to call,
but I do remember who we really
got.
My wife dialed the number
and as soon as it started to ring,
she handed the phone to me.
When I put the receiver to my
ear, I heard a sultry voice invite
me to do things I had never con-
sidered before in my life.
Her words sent shockwaves
down to the soles of my feet and
back to the top of my head, only
to repeat the procedure several
times. I had heard of such
things, but I never heard it per-
sonally.
I immediately scowled at my
wife and demanded, "What num-
ber did you dial?"
"I dialed the number you gave
me," she said rather flippantly.
"Okay," I quipped, "listen to
this."
I handed the telephone back
to her and watched her eyes ex-
plode and her mouth drop open.
She quickly gave it back to me,
but I didn't want it either. .
Inadvertently, she had dialed
some phone sex number. We
both went to the restroom to
wash out our ears.
Another category omission.
This is where I get into a lot
of trouble with my wife. It is not
that I'm negligent, but I do have
the odd moment where certain
bits of information are temporar-
ily obscure from any immediate
recall. Like when I go to the gro-
cery store for my wife and get
everything but what she sent me
for in the first place.
How this happens befoggles
everything decent in my mind.
Misunderstanding represents
another category.
I really do not understand
this one. I have been accused of
misunderstanding some very
simple instructions from You
Know Who. I sincerely miss my
understanding, but for now, I'll
simply overlook it.
Blunder is still another cate-


FBC Alturas to Hold

51st Homecoming

First Baptist Church of Altu- Sunday School begins at 9:4
ras will celebrate its 51st home- a.m.
coming Saturday, March 12, and The morning service will b
Sunday, March 13. followed by dinner on th
On Saturday, a gospel sing grounds at noon. Afternoon ser
featuring the Floridians, a ices will include sermonettes b
-Suthern gospel group from Kis- visiting preachers, special musi
'sinimee' ill.be held at 7 p.m., at and sharing of memories.
the church.': The church is located at 217
Rev. Ed Bryant, former pas- Poinsettia Ave.
tor, .ll be :.the speaker for Sun- For further information, ca
da-'s worship service at 11 a.m.. 537-1424 or 537-1263.


79th Annual Easter Sunrise

Service Set at Bok Sanctuary


Historic Bok. Sanctuary will
host its 79th annual Easter Sun-
rise Service beginning at 6 a.m.
SSinday, March 27.
'The sanctuary will open at, 5
a.fm., with free admission until 8
a.m. 'Seating, for 1,500 will be
available, or visitors may bring
their own.
The nearly: two-ton Bourdon
Bell in the Singing Tower will
strike at 6 a.m. to begin the serv-
ice.
Rev. Phillip Short of First
United Methodist Church of
Lake Wales will deliver the
Easter message from a balcony
: on the Tower's south side.
The service, lasting about 50
minutes, will conclude with a
live carillon concert of selections
played by William De Turk, his
first Easter Sunrise Service per-
formance as sanctuary carillon-
neur.
The Lake Wales Chorale,
founded by former Historic Bok
Sanctuary carillonneur Milford
Myhre, will make its 28th ap-
pearance under the direction of
Gabriel Statom., They will sing
"Direct Us Lord," written for the
Chorale by Terry Mann, long-
time member.
The Tower Brass will return
under the direction of Paul
' Butcher.
"This year's Easter service
will be especially meaningful to
:many of the sanctuary's staff,
volunteers, and Lake Wales area
:residents," said Robert P. Sulli-
:van, sanctuary president.
"Easter is a time of renewal, and
renewal .will be evident through-
out the -sanctuary's restored
landscape,, dainaged by three
hurricanes.


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"The fruits of our cleanup,
along with the spring blooms
and releafing, will reward staff
and volunteers who have labored
to return beauty to Edward
Bok's gift to America."
Immediately following the
sunrise service, the Carillon
Caf6 will serve an Easter break-
fast buffet for $7.25 per person.
Scrambled.eggs, Spanish eggs,
bacon, sausage, grits, muffins,
fresh fruit, orange juice, and cof-
fee will be available.
This 'year, the sanctuary's
sunrise service has been selected
as a feature of the Florida De-
partment of State's "Florida
Heritage Month Calendar of
Events," celebrated March 15
through April 15.
"This month-long calendar
celebration will provide us all
with the opportunity to recog-
nize the significance of Florida's
rich cultural life, diverse history,
and the contribution it makes to
our communities and our quality
of life," Secretary of State
Glenda E. Hood said.
The sanctuary's Easter cele-
bration will continue throughout
the day with half-hour recitals at
1 and 3 p.m., performed on the
60-bell Taylor carillon.





More Church

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gory of mistakes.
In this group, the mistake is
rather innocent. It might be a re-
sult of some tiny oversight. After
all, nobody can see and remem-
ber everything.
If there were awards for blun-
ders, I would have a shelf full of
trophies.
And the list can go on and on.
However, my experience as a
card-carrying member of the
P.O.P. Culture brings me to the
conclusion that the quintessen-
tial mistake is the faux pas.
If anyone knows about mis-
takes, it is the French. Just say-
ing it gives one the feeling of
something tremendously special.
A faux pas is simply a mistake in
a tuxedo.
A faux pas can cover any and
all mistakes.
A simple procedure is associ-
ated with this. When you realize
that you've just committed a
faux pas, place three fingers
from your right hand never
your left and never four fingers,
although two will work fine -
across your mouth while extend-
ing your pinky. Then giggle and
say, "Oh, pardon my faux pas,"
then roll your eyes upward.
This is most useful when in
heavy traffic and you've just cut
in front of another driver. Your
faux pas gesture will be immedi-
ately acknowledged by the driver
in the car extending a solitary
digit upwards.
This is merely a friendly ges-
ture recognizing your faux pas.
Of course, the superb re-
sponse to every mistake is found
in the Bible.
"Confess your faults one to
another, and pray one for an-
other, that ye may be healed.
The effectual fervent prayer of a
righteous man availeth much."
(James 5:16 KJV).
As someone once said, "Con-
fession is good for the soul."
Do a little soul-work this
week.


Gospel Concert

At New Life
Revival Center

New Life Revival Center in
Bartow will host a gospel concert
Friday, March 4, at 7 p.m.
The concert will feature Rev.
Coy Haney, Rev. Larry Geiger,
Glory Land Trio, Streets of Gold,
Hearts of Grace, Amanda Nicole,
Joni Eaton, Ulrike Rayborn, Ron
Jones, Alan and Joyce Hart,
Benny and Chris Watson, Adr-
olph and Carolyn Sansom, Jessie
and Jane Barlow, The Journey-
men Singers, Rev. Forest Combs,
and The Geiger Family.
The church is located at 290
S. Wilson.


Revival Set at

Peace Creek

A revival is planned at Peace
Creek Baptist Church in Bartow
March 6-9.
The theme of the revival is
"Consumed With Hope."
Services will begin at 11 a.m.
and 6 p.m. Sunday, and at 7 p.m.
Monday through Wednesday.
Evangelist Dr. Rodney Keith
will be the speaker for the re-
vival.
A nursery will be provided
during each service.
The church is located at 3070
SR 60 East.


Faith, Spirit

Church to

Host Retreat

A women's retreat will be
hosted by Faith, Spirit, and
Truth With Divine Power of Bar-
tow on the weekend of Friday
through Sunday, April 22-24, in
Kissimmee.
Participants will depart from
the church Friday at 2 p.m.
Registration is $20 per per-
son, which includes meals. The
deadline to register is Thursday,
April 7.
Each room sleeps six people
for $79.99 plus tax.
To register, call Tawanda


Harvey at 682-9244, or Tangella
Williams at 683-4221.


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dumplings
minutes.


D.J. Cloum (left) accepts his Knights of Columbus Lifetime of
Service award from Deputy,Grand Knight Frank DeLeo of K of C
Council 7091. Since joining K of C Council 7091 in 1979, Cloum has
held a myriad of elective offices, including two years as Grand
Knight. He also serves on many committees and is a regular worker
at the council's Sunday and Thursday night bingo charity fundrais-
ers. (K of C Council photo)


Knights Present D.J. Cloum

With Lifetime Service Award


D. J. Cloum of Winter Haven
has earned a Lifetime Service
Award from the Supreme Coun-
cil of the Knights of Columbus
for 25 years of dedicated service
to the worldwide Catholic men's
fraternal organization.
Deputy Grand Knight Frank
DeLeo of K of C Council 7091 of
Cypress Gardens presented the
award to Cloum during a recent
council meeting.
"It is my distinct pleasure to
recognize D. J. Cloum for 25
years of outstanding service to
the Knights of Columbus," De-
Leo said in presenting the
award. "Over the years, he has
distinguished himself as a great
leader and one of our more tire-
less workers."
Since joining K of C Council
7091 in 1979, Cloum has held a


myriad of elective offices, includ-
ing two years as Grand Knight.
He also serves on many commit-
tees and is a regular worker at
the council's Sunday and Thurs-
day night .bingo charity fund-
raisers.
: Cloum is a retired ROTC in-
structor, having taught at
Haines City High School imme-
diately before his retirement. He
began his ROTC teaching career
at A.C. Reyflolds High School in
Asheville, N.C., following his
honorable discharge from the
United States Army, where he
served in a security capacity.
Cloum resides in Winter Ha-
ven with his wife, Goldie. They
have four grown children and
four grandchildren. They attend
St. Matthew Church where they
are active in parish ministries.


Seeds from the Sower
S...... *By Michael A. Guido


I asked a friend, "Has your
baby learned to talk yet?"
"Yes, sir," he answered. "Now
we're teaching her to keep
quiet."
There's a time to keep quiet
and a time to speak, for some-
body's listening to you.
When you speak a bad word,
somebody hears it, and is ruined
by it.
A word isn't a bird. If it flies
out, you'll never catch it again.
When you speak a good word,
somebody hears it, and is re-
deemed by it.
John Bunyan heard some
women talk about the Lord with
such joyful enthusiasm that he
called upon Him and was saved.
Then he wrote "Pilgrim's Pro-
gress."
Your words will either help or
hurt. You'll weigh them, won't
you?

For the 10th time, he stood
before the judge and pled. guilty
to the charge of burglary.
"What's your trouble?" asked
the judge.
"Sir," answered the man, "I
was born wrong."
Weren't we all! That's why
our Lord said, "You must be born
again."
When you're born the first
time, you become a member of
the human family. When you're
born the second time, you be-
come a member of the divine
family.
When you're born the first
time, you make no decision.
When you're born the second
time, you alone make the deci-
sion.
Wouldn't you like to begin life
all over again, with a pardon for
the past and a power for the pre-
sent, to live a beautiful, happy,
victorious life?
Then receive Jesus now, won't
you?

One day, many years ago, a
Ford car sputtered and stopped.
Just as a driver was wonder-
ing what to do, a stranger came
along and offered to help. He
turned a screw or two, and the
car started.
"Thanks!" shouted the owner.
"What's your name?"
"Henry Ford," came the reply.
"I made your car."
Just as the man who made
the car knew how to make it run,
so the God who created you
knows how to make your life run
smoothly and successfully.


A man who's out of fellowship
with God isn't right with others
or himself. But a man who's gov-
erned by God is at his best.
Let go and let God, won't you?

A friend asked, "Why be
good?"
"Try these three reasons,"
came the answer.
First, because you must look
in. You must have self-respect. It
comes to you when you're alone,
when you realize that, knowing
the Savior, you've received Him;
knowing the truth, you've spo-
ken it; knowing what's right,
you've done it.
Second, because others are
looking on. For good or for bad,
your influence has its effect on
others.
Third, because the Lord's
looking down. He demands an
account of the past and an im-
provement of the present.
Be good, and you'll be glad.

Constantine the Great was
engaged in a bloody battle near
Rome in 312.
He won, attributing his vic-
tory to Christ, and received Him
as his Savior.
On the first Easter Sunday
following his conversion, he in-
structed his court to wear their
finest clothing to honor the res-
urrection of Christ.
What should the well-dressed
Christian wear for Easter?
The Bible urges, "Clothe your-
selves with compassion, kind-
ness, humility, gentleness, and
patience."
Let's be garbed in His grace
this Easter.


People in the Know
In Bartow
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and cook until
are done, about 20


Kidney Bean and Tomato
Casserole
Makes 4 servings
1 (21 ounces) can Bush's Best
Dark Red Kidney Beans
1 strips bacon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon sugar
Icup canned tomatoes
Bread crumbs
Butter or margarine
Fry bacon until crisp. Reserve
2 teaspoons bacon drippings.
Drain kidney beans and put
half the beans in a greased bak-
ing dish. Top with the crumbled
bacon, chopped onion and half
the tomatoes.
Add remaining beans and
tomatoes. Sprinkle with salt,
pepper & sugar. Drizzle the
bacon drippings over all. Cover
with bread crumbs. Dot with but-
ter. Bake at 350 about 30 min-
utes until bubbly and brown.


Marinated Vegetables.
Makes 8 servings
1 can (15.8 ounces) Bush's
Best Purple Hull Peas, drained
and rinsed
1 can (16 ounces) Bush's Best
Red Kidney Beans, drained and
rinsed
1/4 cup green onions, sliced
1 tablespoon sugar
2 cups cabbage, coarsely
chopped
1/4 teaspoon celery seed
1/4 cup Italian dressing
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon vinegar
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
3 dashes hot pepper sauce
Drain beans. Rinse with cold
water and drain again. Combine
with all remaining ingredients.
Stir gently to mix well. Chill sev-
eral hours or overnight. Serve as
a side dish or salad.
Since this combination con-
tains no eggs or mayonnaise, it is
a good choice for picnics and
cookouts.


Chili Hot Sloppy Joes
Makes 6 servings
1 lb. ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 tablespoons ketchup
1-3 tablespoons prepared mus-
tard
1 (22 ounces) can Bush's Best
Chili Beans
6 sandwich buns, split, but-
tered and toasted
Add beef to skillet and cook
until lightly browned, stirring as
it cooks. Add onion and cook until
softened. Drain off excess fat.
Add salt, pepper, ketchup,
mustard and beans. Simmer
slowly 15 to 30 minutes. Spoon
onto sandwich buns. Serve hot.


Butter Bean Soup
1-1/2 cups celery, finely
chopped
1 cup carrots, finely chopped
3/4 cup onion, finely chopped
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
4 cups water
2 cans (16 ounces) Bush's Best
Butter Beans, drained
1 can (14 ounces) diced toma-
toes


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1 teaspoon basil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
In large pan, cook celery, car-
rots and onion in oil until soft.
Add flour; cook and stir for 1
minute. Gradually add water,
stirring until smooth. Add
remaining ingredients; bring to a
boil.
Reduce heat; simmer for 20 to
25 minutes or until slightly
thickened.


Italian Bean Bruschetta
Makes 6-8 servings
Created by celebrity fitness
and nutrition experts Nancy
Kennedy and Bobby Strom
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 0 minutes
1 can (16 ounces) Bush's Best
Great Northern Beans, rinsed
and drained
1 large ripe tomato, diced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh
basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon black pepper or
red pepper flakes
24 slices (1/2-inch thick)
French or Italian bread, grilled
or lightly toasted:
In medium bowl, combine all
ingredients except bread;::mix
well. Spoon mixture on bread and
serve.
Melba toast may be substitut-
ed.


CaribBean One-Pot Stew
1 pound sweet potatoes, about
2 medium potatoes
2 tablespoons .olive oil
2 tablespoons minced ginger
3 garlic'cloves, minced
1/4 jalapeno, minced
2 stalks celery, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
1 small onion, diced
1 pound. pork loin, trimmed
and cut in 1/2" pieces
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black
pepper
3 cans (16 ounces) Bush's Best
Dark Red Kidney Beans, rinsed
and drained
1 can (14.5 ounces) diced
tomatoes
1 can (14.5 ounces) chicken
broth
Prick the sweet potatoes with
a fork and microwave on high for
6-8 minutes until tender. Set
aside. When cool enough to han-
dle, peel and cut into 1/2-inch
dice.
Heat the olive oil in a large
stockpot. Add the ginger, garlic
and jalapeno and saut6 until soft,
about 2 minutes'
Add the celery, green pepper
and onion, and cook until
translucent, about 5 minutes.'
Season the pork with the
cumin, salt and black pepper.
Push the vegetables to one side of
the stockpot and add the pork,
browning on all sides.
Add Bush's Best Dark Red
Kidney Beans, tomatoes, broth
and sweet potatoes and bring to a
boil. t
Reduce the heat, and'simmer
for 25-30 minutes,' oruntil the
pork is tender. Taste and adjust
seasonings.
Serve with pineapple ;cilantro
relish and hot sauce, if desired.
Garnish with a spoonful of iel-
ish made from 1 cup chopped
pineapple, 2 sliced scallions. and
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro.
Serve with hot sauce.









The Polk County Democrat


March 3, 2005


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PRIMA PROPERTIES, LLC,
Plaintiff,
ys .
GARY R. MUXWORTHY
and PAM, K. .MUXWORTHY,
his ASSOCIATION : OF,
POINCIANA, VILLAGES,
INC.; JEAN. C.. JOSEPH
.and NORMA JOSEPH, his
wife, WACHOVIA BANK,
f/k/a. FIRST UNION NA-
TIONAL BANK,-. : f/k/a
AMERICAN PIONEER FED-
ERAL : SAVINGS BANK,
f/k/a AMERICAN PIONEER
SAVINGS, BANK;, BANK OF
AMERICA, f/k/a THE
CITIZENS AND SOUTHERN
NATIONAL BANK AS
SUCCESSOR IN. INTEREST
TO THE CITIZENS AND
SOUTHERN NATIONAL
BANK OF .FLORIDA; AR-
THUR J. GIESLER. AND
INEZ L. GIESLER, his
wife,
Defendants.
CASE NUMBER:
53-2005CA-000182-0000-WH
AMENDED NOTICE OF AC-

TO: GARY R. MUXWORTIHY
119 CLIFFSIDE DRIVE
CANADAIGUA, NY 14474 :
PAM K. MUXWORTHY
119 CLIFFSIDE DRIVE
CANADAIGUA, NY 14474
JEAN C. JOSEPH
90-07 201ST STREET
HOLLIS, NY 14423
NORMA JOSEPH
90-07 201ST STREET
HOLLIS, NY 14423
ARTHUR H. GIESLER
50 POLAR AVENUE SOUTH
#105
CARRINGTON, ND 58421
INEZ L. GIESLER
50 POLAR AVENUE SOUTH
#105
CARRINGTON, ND 58421
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
thai a Compia.rliI has een ilean
against you, ana *,ou are re.quied.
to serve a copy ol your wiiner, de
fenses; if any,' to i on STEPHEN
F. BAKER, ESQ. Pia.nrin s atnor
ney, whose address is 800 First
Sireal S3 Wanier maven FL
33880 on or before the 28th day.
of Marc 2005, and lie tre orrl--
ral wir, irie c. Cii l irns Couri ei-
tr.er befre service on Planiorlll i-
tofr.i., or uT, m ,edaiely [rinerEalIer,
lriEr.. a- .e a llaujll rWill DW er lfed
against you (c.r irne i >el.e ad.
rm.aro.' in irn r _Fewlt n
Tne F iairilft'i :eet ir, i.:.jw Qu t
tlii on rea! prope'ry descrt'ei a3
follOWs.
LOT 26, BLOCK 972, POINCl-
ANA NEIGHBORHOOD 4', VIL-
LAGE 7, ACCORDINGG TO THE
MAP OR' PLAT 'THEREOF AS
RECORDED 'IN'THE OFFICE OF
THE CLERKOF 'THE CIRCUIT
COURT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT
BOOK 53; PAGES 4 THRU 18.
LOT 7, BLOCK 980, PINCI-
ANA NEIGHBORHOOD 4, VIL-
LAGE 7, ACCORDING TO THE
MAP OR PLAT -THEREOF AS
RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF
THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT IN -AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, 'FLORIDA; IN PLAT
BOOK'53, PAGES 4 THRU'18.
LOT 3, BLOCK 1067. POINCI-
ANA NEIGHBORHOOD 4. VIL-
LAGE 7, ACCORDING TO THE
MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS
RECORDED IN'THE OFFICE OF
THE' CLERK OF THE CIRCiUIT
COURT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN' LAT
BOOK 53. PAGES 4 THRU 18.
II you are a person with disabili-
ties who needs any accommo.
dation in order to participate in
this proceeding, you are entitled.
at no cost to you, to the provi-
sion of certain assistance
Please contact the Office of the
Court Administrator, (863) 534-
4690, within two (2) working
days of.your receipt 9ff this no-
tice: if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-
7777 or Florida Relpy Services
711.. .
WIThNEsS my nan-.1arid the
seal 'oi tiiCourt or' this, 10thday
of .r'ua 'ns '-
RICHARD 1.1' WEISi '.
As Clerk of Said Court.
r" : belt ,' i','rrIell
iAs Deputy C,' l- a 1
,(COURT SEAL i
FeD. 17 24, Mdar. 3, 10,'2005-'
0554'







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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY
CIVIL ACTION
GENERAL CITRUS, INC., a Flor-
ida corporation,
Plaintiff,
vs.
DONALD W. SPENCER, ET AL,
Defendants.
CASE NO.
2003CA-0894
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that pur-
suant to a Final Judgment entered
in the above entitled cause in the'
Circuit Court of Polk County, Flor-
ida, I will sell the property situate
in Polk County, Florida, described
as:
Tract 17 & 18, COUNTRY
TRAILS PHASE FIVE, Plat
Book 90, Pages 48 & 49,
Public Records of Polk
County, Florida.
at public outcry to the highest and
best bidder for cash at the East
end of the East Corridor of the
Polk County Courthouse, 255
North Broadway Avenue, Bartow,
Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on March 10.
2005.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-,
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change-is
necessary, the Clerk will post a'"
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to. the
temporary sale location..
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of Circuit Court
BY: /s, Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0633




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT INAND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REG-
ISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS,
NOMINEE FOR JPMORGAN
CHASE BANK AS TRUSTEE, AS
SUCCESSOR TO FIRST NA-
TI.IJNAL BAUK OF ARIZONA.
Plaintiff,
vs.
DAVID L. REEDY; ELLEN P.
REEDY ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF DAVID L. REEDY; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF ELLEN R. REEDY;
UNKNOWN TENANT I; UN-
KNOWN TENANT .11; HOUSE-
HOLD FINANCE CORPORATION
III; RUBY LAKES PHASE FOUR
HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION,
INC.; RUBY LAKE HOMEOWN-
.ERS' ASSOCIATION, INC., and
any unknown heirs, devisees,
Sgrantees,, creditors, and other un-
known persons or unknown
spouses claiming by,' through and
under any of the above named
Defendants,
SDefendants. .
CASE NO;: :
53-2004-CA-1587-WH-11
AMENDED NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE is hereby given that
the undersigned Clerk of the Cir-
cuit Court of Polk County, Florida,
will on the 11th day of' March.
2004, at 9:00 o'clock A.M., at the
East corridor, first floor, 255 N.
Broadway in Bartow, Florida
33830 offer for sale and sell at
public outcry to the.highest and
best bidder for cash, the following-
described property situate in Polk
County, Florida:
LOT 122 OF RUBY
LAKE PHASE FOUR,
ACCORDING TO THE
MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF AS RE-
CORDED IN 'PLAT
BOOK 108, PAGE 21,
OF THE PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
pursuant [O the Fnal Judgment
enrteed inr a case pending in
said Court, the style of which is ,
indicated above.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of ihe east corridor lrsi oor
ol ine Polk Counly Counnroue lo.
.cated at 255 North Broadway Ave
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos'
sibie luomr, Broadway Avenue In
ine erent any lemporar change ,
necessary, the Clerk will post a
Nonlce ol Change at the sale loca
hion directing the bidders Io the
temporary sale location
If ,ou are a person with a dis-
abtlity who needs any vaccom-
modation in order to partici-
pate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to \ou, to
[he pro'. iorn r01 certain asss.-
tance. Please contact the Or-
fce of tie Court Administrator,
(8631 53-1-4690, Witrir two
(2: working da,', s ot .cur re
Capt of tr,1 rnotice; it '.,,?u are ,
hearing or o,.e impaired, cj1l
(TOD) (863j 534-77'7- ir
Florida Relay Ser.ice 800-955-
8770.
WITNESS my hand and official
seal of said Court this Z7L day!
ol February. 2005
RIcnard Weiss
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
,COURT

I'.,'u,1 Seal 1
SFen 2-4 MaO 3 S005).631 ";


IN THE CIRCUIT
OF THE TENTH JUD
CIRCUIT IN AND
POLK COUNTY, FLC
KAY FRANCES WARD,
Petitioner,
-and-
ANTHONY S. WARD,
Respondent.
CASE NO.:
53-2005DR-001
0000-00
Division: 80
NOTICE OF 'ACT
FOR DISSOLUTION
MARRIAGE
TO: ANTHONY S. WARD
Respondent's Last Know
dress: 230 STEAMB
BLVD., DAVENPORT,
33897
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that
tion has been filed again
and that you are requi
serve a copy of your
defenses, if any, to it o
FRANCES WARD, who
dress is 230 STEAM
BLVD., DAVENPORT, FL
on or before March 1 6
and file the original wi
Clerk of this Court at
Broadway, Bartow, FL
before service on Petitit
immediately thereafter.
fail to do so, a default n
entered against you for
lief demanded in the Pet
Copies of all court doc
in this case, including
are available at the Cler
Circuit Court's office. Yo
review these document
\ requests.
You must keep the Cler
Circuit Court's office no
your current address. (Y
file Notice of Current A
Florida Supreme Cou
proved Family Law
12.915.) Future papers
lawsuit will be mailed to
dress on record at the
office.
WARNING: Rule 12.285,
Family Law Rules of Pro
requires certain autom;
closure of documents
formation. Failure to
can result in sanctions
ing dismissal or strike
pleadings.
DATED February 7, 2
CLERK OF THE C
COURT
By: /s/ Summer White
As Deputy Clerk
.(Court Seal) ,
Feb. 10. 1 7, 24, Mar.
0459

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRC
AD FOR POLK COUNTY.
IDA
IN RE: THE MARRIAGE O
BENICE CAJUSTE, HUS
and
MARIE CARMELLE PEIRt
WIFE
DISSOLUTION OF M
RIAGE
CASE NUMBER
532005DR00-113
SECTION 2
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:.MARIE CARMELL
CEVAL
35 Avenue #16 a Hinten
Port au Prince, Haiti
YOU ARE NOTIFIED
action for Dissolution of I
-has been filed against yo
ing for a dissolution, of sai
riage and you are. reqi
serve a copy of your wri
senses to this action, if
.WALTER G.G BELL Ailoi
the Husband,,whose adjdre
First Street North, Winter.
Florida 33881-4507, and
original with the Clerk of th
on or before March 17 20C
erwise a default will be i
against you for the rel
handed in the complaint.
WITNESS my hand a
seal of said Court this 7th
February, 2004.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of Said Court
By /s/ Betty Norrell
As Deputy Clerk,
(Court Seal),
Feb. 10, 17, 24, Mar. 8
0461 .






IN THE CIRCUITS
OF THE TENTH. JUI
CIRCUIT IN AND
POLK COUNTY, FLO
IN THE MATTER OF
ADOPTION OF:
RICKY NGUYEN and TA
NGUYEN
,doptees

CASE NO.
53-2004DR-010
0000-00
DIVISION O;
NOTICE OF ACTI
TO: Unknown Father
Address Unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED
aclor, flor adoption has be
against you and ,:'iu arce
to nle yC'ur answer or wI
senses, if any, to it on the
her's Alorney. WILLI
SLICKER, ESQUIRE, wh
dress. is: 4554 Central /
Sule E. St. Petersburg,
33711 on or before Ma
2005, and file the original
clerk, of the, Count at: P.
9000, Bartow Drawer CC
tow, FL 33831 before ser
Petitioner's attorney or
alely tre greater If you fa
so, a default .may be.
against you for the re
manded In the complaint
Oared Feoruary 21 200
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT C

L' [.'l. p I- .I.
(Court Seal)
FeD 24, Mar. 3, 10, 17
0651


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an ac-
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the re- vs.
tition. QUEEN E. WILLIAMS; UN-
=uments KNOWN SPOUSE OF QUEEN E.
orders, WILLIAMS; UNKNOWN TENANT
k of the I; UNKNOWN TENANT If; and any
ou may unknown heirs, devisees,, grant-
ts upon ees, creditors, and other unknown
persons or unknown spouses
k of the claiming by, through and under
tified of any of the above named Defen-
rou may dants, ,
address, Defendants.
irt .Ap- CASE NO.:
Form 53-2004-CA-4787-WH-11
3 in this NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
the ad- .SALE
clerk's NOTICE is hereby given that
the undersigned Clerk of the Cir-
Florida cult Court of Polk County, Florida,
cedure, will on the 11ii day of March.
atic dis- 2005, at 9:00 o'clock A.M., at the
and in- East corridor, first floor, 255 N.
comply Broadway in Bartow, Florida
includ- 33830 offer for sale and sell at
dng of public outcry to the highest and
best bidder for cash, the following-
005. described property situate in Polk
;IRCUIT County, Florida:
LOT 19, in Block 8 of
WASHINGTON PARK,
according to the Plat
thereof, as recorded
3-20S_- in Plat Book 1 -'at
Page 99, of. the Pub-
lic Records of Polk
S County, Florida.
OF THE pursuant to the Final Judgment
'UIT IN. entered in a case pending in
,FLOR- said Court, the style of which is
indicated above.
)F: All sales are to be held at the east
SBAND, end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
CEVAL, cated at .255 North Broadway, Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
IMAR- that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
39 the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk Will post a ""
ON Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
_E PER- tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
neur If you are a person with a dis--
ability who needs any accom-
that.an modation in order to partici-
Marriage pate in this proceeding, you are,
u, pray- entitled, at no cost to you, to
aid mar- the provision of certain assis-
ired to stance. Please contact the Of-
tten de-. fice of the Court Administrator,
any, on (863) 534-469'0, within two
rney ior (2) working days of your re-
'ss is 98 ceipt of this notice; if you are
Have, hearing or voice' impaired, call
file the (TDD) (863) 534-7777, or'
uis Court Florida Relay Service 800-955--
05: 'oth- 8770.
entered WITNESS my hand, and official
lief de- seal of said Court this _8th day
of February, 2005.
nd the Richard Weiss -
iday of CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT'
BY: /s/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal).
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0634
3, 2005- IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AD FOR POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA
IN RE: THE MARRIAGE OF:
ANGELINA MEDINA,
Wife.
-and-
COURT. SERGIO ARTURO RODRIGUEZ,
DICIAL SR.
SFOR Husband.
RIDA /
THE CASE NUMBER:
532005DR-001736
NIMMY SECTION 01
NOTICE OF ACTION.
TO: .SERGIO ARTURO
/ RODRIGUEZ, SR.
RESIDENCE UNKNOWN
278- ADDRESS UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Pe-
2' tititon for Dissolution of Marriage
ON action has been filed against you,'
to it on Petitioner's attorney,
BRUNO F. DeZAYAS, ESQUIRE,
that an 5116 South Lakeland, Drive, Lake-
*en filed land; Florida 33813, or Post Office
required Box 6069, Lakeland, ,Florida
rien de- 33807, on or before April 1, 2005,
Pettion- and file the original with the Clerk
AM D of ir,,s Coun einer .elore service
ose ad- on Peilioner's attorney or immedi-
Avenue, ately thereafter. Otherwise, a de-
Florida fault will be entered against you
rch' 28, for the relief demanded in the Peti-
with the tion.
0O. Box WARNING: Rule 12.285, Flor-
C1, Bar- ida Family ,Law Rules of Proce-
rvice on -dure, requires certain automatic
immedi- disclosure of documents and infor-
oil to do matlon. Failure to comply can re-
entered suit in sanction, including dis-
lief de- missal or striking of pleadings.
t DATED February 21, 2005:
i5 RICHARD M. WEISS
COURT Clerk of Said Court
By/s/ TAMIKA JOINER
As Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
7; 2005- Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 10, 17, 2005-
0665'


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
IN THE MATTER OF THE
TERMINATION OF PARENTS
RIGHTS FOR THE PROPOSED
ADOPTION OF A MINOR CHILD
L.E.G.
DOB: 09/30/2004
,/
CC-7330B
CASE NUMBER
05-DR-000759
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: Joey Benton
Address Unknown
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that a Petition to Terminate Paren-
tal Rights Pending Adoption has
been filed against you and you are
required to serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any, to it on
Petitioner's attorney, Geraldyne H.
Carlton, whose address is Carlton
& Carlton, P.A., 2310 Lakeland
Hills Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida
33805, on or before March 24,
2005, and file the original with the
clerk of this court before service
on Petitioner's attorney or immedi-
ately thereafter. If you fail to .do so,
a default will be: entered against
you for the relief demanded in the
petition.
WARNING: Rule 12.285, Flor-
ida Family Law Rules of Proce-
dure, requires certain automatic
disclosure of documents and infor-
mation. Failure to comply can re-
sult in sanctions, including dis-
missal or striking of pleadings.
WITNESS my hand the seal of
this court on February 14, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE COURT
By /s/ Angelica Herrera
As Deputy Clerk
Feb. 17, 24, Mar. 3, 10,, 2005-
0562


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REG-
ISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS
NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE
HOME LOANS, INC.,
Plaintiff,


recorded in Plat, Book 9,
Page(s) 2, of the Public. Re-
cords of Polk County, Florida.
has been filed against you.
You are required to serve a
copy of your written defenses
with the clerk of the court and
serve a copy within thirty 30
days after the first publication
on or before March 28 2005
of this notice on Plaintiff's at-
torney, William M. Golson &
Associates, 1230 South Myrtle
Avenue, Suite 105, Clearwa-
ter, FL 33756-3455, otherwise
a default will be entered
against you for the relief de-
manded in the complaint or
petition.
WITNESS my hand and the
seal of this Court on this 18th day
of February 2005
Clerk of the Court
by /s/ Mary Ann Ray
As Deputy Clerk
(SEAL)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0642


plaintiff's attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the re-
lief demanded in the complaint.
If you are a person with a dis-
ability who needs any accommo-
dation in order to participate in this
proceeding, you are entitled, at no
cost to you, to thp provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within (2),workings:
days of your receipt of this notice.
If you are hearing or voice im-
paired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Service 711.
Witness my hand and seal of
this Court on this February 15,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ Tamika Joiner
(Court Seal)
Feb. 17, 24, Mar. 3, 10, 2005-
0571


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVI-
SION
FRANKLIN CREDIT MANAGE-
MENT CORPORATION,
Plaintiff,
vs.
RUSSELL D. MCDOWELL; SU-
SAN M. MCDOWELL; UNKNOWN
PERSONS) IN POSSESSION OF
THE SUBJECT PROPERTY,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2004-CA-004148-0000-SEC
11
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated 'February 3,
2005, and entered in Case No. 53-
2004-CA-004148-0000-SEC 11, of
the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judi-
cial Circuit in and for POLK
County, Florida. FRANKLIN
CREDIT MANAGEMENT COR-
PORATION is Plaintiff and RUS-
SELL D. MCDOWELL; SUSAN M.
MCDOWELL; UNKNOWN PER-
SON(S) IN POSSESSION OF
THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; are
defendants. I will sell to the high-
est and best bidder for cash at the
EAST CORRIDOR ON THE'
FIRST FLOOR at the POLK
County Courthouse located at 255
NORTH BROADWAY AVENUE in
BARTOW, Florida, at 9:00 AM, on
the 10th day of March, 2005, the.
following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment, to
wit:
THE, EAST 165' OF THE
WEST 330' OF THE EAST
660' OF THE SOUTH 660' OF
THE NW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4,
..SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 30
SOUTH, RANGE'26 EAST,
LESS THE NORTH 25' FOR
ROAD RIGHT OF WAY ALSO
KNOWN ABSTRACT 13 A OF
THE UNRECORDED PLAT
OF ROYAL RANCHES, ALL
LYING AND BEING IN POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
TOGETHER WITH THAT
CERTAIN 1995 BROOKHOL-
LOW DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE
HOME, VIN# FLA146M9095
A & B.
All sales are to be held at the east
end, of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to. the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled, at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call (TDD) (863) 534-
7777, or Florida Relay Service
711.
DATED this 7th day of Febru-
ary, 2005.
Richard M. Weiss
'.Clerk CircuiftO C ir' '' "...
By: /s/ Lori. Armijo '.t. .
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal) "
Feb. 24. Mar. 3, 2005-0639




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT 'IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL
TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE
OF AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE
SECURITIES INC.,, ASSET ,
BACKED PASS-THROUGH CER-
TIFICATES, SERIES -2004-R7
UNDER THE POOLING & SERVIC-
ING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF
JULY 1, 2004, WITHOUT RE-'
COURSE,
Plaintiff
vs.
AUSONIA D. FARR,,et al.
Defendant(s) '
CASE NO.:
53-2005CA-0228-0000 SEC 04
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: JASON FARR; LESLIE
FARR, AND, IF NAMED DE-
FENDANT IS DECEASED, THE
SURVIVING SPOUSE, HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDI-
TORS, AND ALL OTHER PAR-
TIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER OR AGAINST THAT DE-
FENDANT, AND THE SEVERAL
AND RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN,
ASSIGNS, SUCCESSORS IN IN-
TEREST, TRUSTEES OR OTHER
PERSONS CLAIMING -BY,
THROUGH; UNDER OR'
AGAINST ANY CORPORATION
OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY
NAMED AS A DEFENDANT, AND
ALL CLAIMANTS, PERSONS OR
PARTIES, NATURAL OR COR-
PORATE, OR WHOSE EXACT
LEGAL STATUS IS UNKNOWN,
CLAIMING UNDER ANY OF THE.
ABOVE NAMED OR DESCRIBED
DEFENDANTS
LAST KNOWN RESIDENCE IS:
JASON FARR
106 Auburn Road "
Auburndale, FL 33823
LESLIE FARR
106 Auburn Road
Auburndale, FL 33823
PRESENT RESIDENCE IS: UN-
KNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action to foreclose a mortgage on
the following property in POLK
County, Florida:
SLot(s) 26, Block 2, of SUBDI-
VISION ARIANA COURT, ac-
cording to the plat thereof, as


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
JUVENILE DIVISION
IN THE INTEREST OF:
T.R.B., III DOB: 03/03/98
A MINOR CHILD
SUMMONS AND NOTICE
OF HEARING ON
PETITION FOR
TERMINATION OF
PARENTAL RIGHTS
CASE NO.
JP02-450800-XX
THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO:
TOMMY RUEBEN BEN-
NETT, SR.
(ADDRESS UNKNOWN)
YOU ARE HEREBY NO-
TIFIED that a Petition under
oath has been filed in the
above styled Court for the per-
manent commitment of
T.R.B., III, a male child born on
March 03, 1998 to Camelita
Rivers.
for subsequent adoption and
you are hereby COMMANDEDto
be and appear before the MAGIS-
TRATE, ROBIN MATIS-JACK-
SON, at 9:00 A.M. on the 3.Lth
day of March, 2005, for this
hearing at POLK COUNTY
COURTHOUSE, COURTROOM-
Juvenile Division Hearing
Room- 1st Floor, 255 N. Broad-
way, BARTOW, FLORIDA..
YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR
IN PERSON WILL BE TREATED
AS A CONSENT TO THE TERMI-
NATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
AND YOU WILL PERMANENTLY
LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A
PARENT TO THE CHILDREN)
AS NAMED IN THE PETITION
FOR TERMINATION OF PAREN-
TAL RIGHTS .
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO
HAVE AN ATTORNEY REPRE-
SENT YOU IN THIS MATTER. IF
YOU CANNOT AFFORD AN AT-
TORNEY, YOU MUST BE PRE-
SENT AND REQUEST THAT
THE COURT APPOINT YOU AN
ATTORNEY FOR YOU- IF YOU
WANT ONE.
"In accordance with the Ameri-
cans With Disabilities Act, persons
with disabilities needing a special
accommodation to participate in
.this proceeding should contact the
Children & Families Legal Depart-
ment at 1055 US Highway 17
North, Bartow, Florida, 33830,
Telephone: 863-534-0062 not later
than seven days prior to the pro-
ceeding. If hearing impaired,
(TDD) 1-800-955-871, or Voice (V)
1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay
Service."
RICHARD M. WEISS, CLERK
By Patricip A. Bradley
as his Deputy Clerk
(CLERK'S SEAL)
Feb. 17, 24, Mar. 3, 10, 2005-
0564





IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK. COUNTY,
FLORIDA
INDIAN LAKE HOMES, INC.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
WEN FU KO and KO, LO
CHWEN SHIANG. and OTHERS,
Defendant. ...
CASEN.' '
2005CA-000666 Sec.04
NOTICE OF ACTION
Pursuant to Fla. Stat. 65.081,
Plaintiff, INDIAN LAKE HOMES,
INC., has filed a lawsuit to quiet
the tax title in the hereinafter de-
scribed property ag. a. ,- ire cIo l
lowing named De.enands ti'en
Fu Ko and Ko a-iq Lu Cr, '-r, Sni.
ang.
TO: Wen Fu Ko and Ko and Lo
Chwen Shiang and OTHER UN-
KNOWN PARTIES, INCLUDING
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ANY TI-
TLE HOLDER IN.POSSEPSION.
OF THE REAL PROPERTY
HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED,
AND IF A NAME DEFENDANT IS
DECEASED, THEIR UNKNOWN
SURVIVING SPOUSE, HEIRS,
DEVISEES GRANTEES TRUS.
TEES CREDITORS S ASSIGNS
OR SUCCESSORS iN IliTER-
'EST, AiD ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING THROUGH, UNDER
OR AGAINST THAT DEFEN-
DANT; AND ALL UJKN0WN .J
NATURAL PERSONS, IF ALIVE
AND IF DEAD OR NOT KNOVWNI
TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, THEIR
SEVERAL AND RESPECTIVE.
UNKNOWN' SPOUSE, HEIRS,
GRANTEES,' TRUSTEES AND
CREDITORS,. OR OTHER PAR-
TIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
OR UNDER THOSE UNKNOWN
NATURAL PERSONS; AND ALL
CLAIMANTS, PERSONS NATU-
RAL OR CORPORATE' OR
WHOSE EXACT LEGAL STATUS
IS UNKNOWN, CLAIMING UN-
DER ANY OF THE ABOVE
NAMED OR 'DESCRIBED DE-
FENDANTS OR PARTIES OR
CLAIMING TO HAVE RIGHT, TI-
TLE OR INTEREST IN AND TO
THE REAL PROPERTY HEREIN-
AFTER DESCRIBED.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action to quiet the tax title on the
following property in Polk County,
Florida:
Lot 2, Block 267, Indian.
Lake Estates Unit No. 7, ac-
cording to the map or plat
thereof as recorded in Plat'
Book 39, Page 46, Public
Records of Polk County.,
Florida.
has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, if any, to
it on BRIAN W. HAAS, Bradley
Johnson Law Firm, P.A., whose
address is Post Office Box 1260,
Lake Wales, Florida 33859-1260'
within thirty (30) days after theafirst
publication of this notice, and file
the original with me clerk of this'.'
court eitnelr Doelore service on


Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated this Z7t day of February.
2005.
Richard M Weiss
As Clerk of the Court
By /s/ Lori ArmUo
As Deputy Clerk
(SEAL)
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
Christopher B. Large,
Petitioner,
-and-
Danielle N. Large,
Respondent.
CASE NO.:
05DR-1 498
NOTICE OF ACTION
FOR DISSOLUTION OF
MARRIAGE
TO: Danielle N. Large
Respondent's Last Known Ad-
dress: Lakemore Resort Motel
Room 21-25,20 US 92 W,
Winter Haven, FL 3388
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an ac-
tion has been filed against you
and that you are required to
serve a copy of your written
defenses, if any, to it on Chris-
topher Large, whose address is
2800 Minute Maid Ramp Road
#1, Davenport, FL 33837, on
or before March 25, 2005, and
file the original with the Clerk
of this Court at 255 N. Broad-
way, Bartow, FL 33830 before
service on Petitioner or immedi-
ately thereafter. If you fail
to do so, a default may
be entered against you
for the relief demanded
in the Petition.
Copies of all court docu-
ments in this case, in-
cluding orders, are
available* at the Clerk of
the Circuit Court's of-
fice. You may review
these documents upon
requests.
You must keep the Clerk
of the Circuit Court's
office notified. of your
current address. (You
may file Notice of Cur-
rent Address, Florida
Supreme Court Approved
Family Law L Form
12.915.) Future papers
in .this lawsuit will be
mailed to,.. the address
on record at the clerk's
office.
WARNING: Rule 12.Z85,
Florida Family Law Rules
of Procedure, requires.
certain automatic dis-
closure of documents
and information, Failure
to comply can result in,
sanctions, including dis-
missal or striking of
pleadings. .. .
DATED February 16, 2005.
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
By: /s/ Summer White
As Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Feb. 17, 24, Mar. 3, 10, 2005-
0581




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REG-
ISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS
NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE
HOME LOANS INC. F/K/A COUN-
.TRYWIDE FUNDING CORPORA-
TiOrJ'DIB.'A"AMERICA S VHOLE-
3ALE LENDER
vs. nill
WILLIAM C. MARS, et al,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2005-CA-00335-0000-SEC 08
NOTICEOF ACTION
TO: KIMBERLY MARS
(Last Known Address)
132 PALM DRIVE S.W.
WINTER HAVEN, FL 33880
HOMEGOLD, INC. A DIS-
SOLVED CORPORATION
(Last Known Address)
3901 PELIIAM RD
GREENVILLE, SC 26915
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action for Foreclosure of Mortgage
on' the following described prop-
'erty:
LOT 31, LAKE SHIPP
HEIGHTS, 'UNIT 2, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 33, PAGE
28, OF THE PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, if any, to
it on Marshall C. Watson, P.A., At-
torney for Plaintiff, whose address
is 1800 NW 49TH STREET,
SUITE 120, FT. LAUDERDALE
FL 33309 on or before M argh 2
2005, a date which is within thirty,
(30) days after the first publication
of this Notice in the POLK
COUNTY DEMOCRAT and file the
original with the Clerk of this Court
either before service on Plaintiff's
attorney or immediately thereafter;
otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the .relief de-
manded In the complaint. ,
In accordance with the Ameri-
cans with Disabilities Act, per-.
sons with disabilities needing a
special, accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding
should contact the Office of
the Court Administrator Phone
(863) 534-4690 within two
(2) working days of your re-
ceipt of this notice; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, cal
TDD (863) 534-7777 or,F(or-
ida Relay Services 711.
WITNESS my hand and the seal
of this Court this 16th day of Eeb-
uary, 20Q5.
RICHARD M WEISS
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
By: /s/Summer White
Deputy Clerk.
(Seal)
Mar. 3,10, 2005-0740



For The Most News


.4B


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
JUVENILE DIVISION
IN THE INTEREST OF:
S.B.
CHILD
SUMMONS AND NOTICE
OF HEARING ON
PETITION FOR
TERMINATION OF
PARENTAL RIGHTS
CASE NO.
JPO4-086100-LD
THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO:
WILLIAM BURNS,
a/k/a WILLIAM LLOYD
BURNS a/k/a WILLIAM
LLOYD BURNS
(ADDRESS UNKNOWN)
YOU ARE HEREBY NO-
TIFIED that a Petition under
oath has been filed in the
above styled Court for the per-
manenf commitment of
S.B., a female child, born on
May 11, 2001, to Shalanda
Walker, Polk County, Florida.
for subsequent adoption and
you are hereby COMMANDED to
be and appear before the MAGIS-
TRATE, SUSAN BARBER
FLOOD at 10:00 A.M. on
Wednesday, the 3QIth day of
March. 2005. for this hearing at
POLK COUNTY COURTHOUSE,
COURTROOM- Juvenile Divi-
sion Hearing Room- 1st Floor,
255 N. Broadway, BARTOW,
FLORIDA.
YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR
IN PERSON WILL BE TREATED
AS A CONSENT TO THE TERMI-
NATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
AND YOU WILL PERMANENTLY
LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A
PARENT TO THE CHILDREN)
AS NAMED IN THE PETITION
FOR TERMINATION OF PAREN-
TAL RIGHTS,
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO
HAVE AN ATTORNEY REPRE-
SENT YOU IN THIS MATTER. IF
YOU CANNOT AFFORD AN AT-
TORNEY, YOU MUST BE PRE-
SENT AND REQUEST THAT
THE COURT APPOINT YOU AN
ATTORNEY FOR YOU IF YOU
WANT ONE. ,
"In accordance with the Ameri-
cans With Disabilities Act, persons
with disabilities needing a special
accommodation to participate in
this proceeding should contact the
Children & Families Legal Depart-
ment at 1055 US Highway 17
North, .Bartow, Florida 33830,
Telephone: 863-534-0062 not later
than seven days prior to the pro-
ceeding. It hearing impaired,
(TDD) 1-800-955-871, or Voice (V)
1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay,
Service."
RICHARD M. WEISS, CLERK
By Linda K 'White
as his Deputy Clerk
(CLERK'S SEAL)
Feb. 10, 17, 24, Mar. 3,10, 2005-
0453










IN THE .:CIRCUIT-" COURT
OF .THE.. ,10TH. JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT,) IN ,AND,' FOR
POLK- COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
WACHOVIA BANK OF DELA-
WARE; NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
TION F/K/A FIRST UNION NA-
TIONAL BANK OF'DELAWARE,-
Plaintiff, -
vs.
MICHAEL P. HART, et al;,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2004-CA-004300-
0000SEC08
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Final Judgment of
Foreclosure Sale dated the a3i
day of February, 2005, and en-
tered in Case No. 53-2004-CA-
004300-0000SEC08, of the Circuit
Court of the 1.0TH Judicial Circuit
in and for Polk County,, Florida,
wherein WACHOVIA BANK OF
DELAWARE; NATIONAL ASSO-
CIATION F/K/A FIRST UNION
,NATIONAL BANK OF DELA-
WARE is the Plaintiff and MI-
CHAEL P. HART; LOYD O'NEAL
THORN; RITA C. HART; JOHN
DOE; JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN
TENANTS) IN POSSESSION OF
THE SUBJECT REAL PROPERTY
are defendants. I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash at
the east corridor on the 1st floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse, in
BARTOW, Florida, 9:00 a.m. on
the 10th day of March. 2005, the
following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment, to
wit; .
LOT 4, OF THE RESUB-
DIVISION OF LOT 18, IN
BLOCK 4, BEING IN
COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES
SUBDIVISION, ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE
31, OF THE PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk will post a
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain. assistance. Please contact the


PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN that THE SCHOOL
BOARD OF ,POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA has set-
tied a lawsuit filed in the Circuit
Court of Tenth Judicial Circuit,
in and for Polk' County, Florida,
by Tdni Elliott, which is in, the
nature of a claim. This claim
was settled forn ari-am6unt ex-
ceeding $S,000':06, which pbro-
ceeds were paid by the Florida
School Boards Insurance Trtust
on behalf of the Polk .County
School Board. ,
Dated: February 22, 2005.
THE SCHOOL BOARD
OF POLK, COUNTY,
FLORIDA
By Kay Fields, Board
Chair
Attest Gail F. McKinzie,
Secretary
(Seal)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0659


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
THOMAS J. COADY arid
MARY LU CQADIY,:" Hus-
band and, .Wifi;. .
-Plaintiff,
v ,s .' '- ,', .. .. .
ETHEL S." HORN', POINCI-
ANA. VILLAGE SEVEN AS-
SOCIATION, INC.;: GLA-
DYS VICK and CARL -W.
GONGOL; ALBERT, N. Z0O-
DUN and DOROTHY C.
ZUDON,: Husband ahnd
Wife; ROBERT .0O.. FINLEY,
JR., arnd; the UNKNOWN
HEIRS, PERSONAL REPRE-
SENTATIVES, DEVISEES,
SUCCESSORS .'and AS-
SIGNS. OF ROBERT 0.
FINLEY, SR.; WILLIAM C.
ELULIS an:d CAROLYN'- M.
ELLIS, Husband and
Wife, THE UNKNOWN
HEIRS, PERSONAL. REPRE-
SENTATIVES, SUCCES-
SORS AND ASSIGNS OF
ROBERTA 0. ELLIS,.
Defendants.
CASE NUMBER:
53-2005-CA-656
SECTION NO 07
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: ETHEL S. HORN
26440 COUNTY ROAD #406
FRESNO, OHIO 43824
GLADYS VICK
1936 WESLEY
BERWIN, IL 60402
CARL W. GONGOL
1936 WESLEY
BERWIN, IL 60402
ALBERT N.ZODUN
1120 PEKAY STREET, SW
VIENNA, VA 22180
DORQTHY.C. ZODUN
1120 PEKAY STREET, SW
VIENNA, VA 22180
WILLIAM C. ELLIS
7 EDGEWOOD AVENUE
WESTERLY,,RI 02891
CAROLYN M. ELLIS
7 EDGEWOOD AVENUE.
WESTERLY,; RI 02891.
THE UNKNOWN -HEIRS, PER-
SONAL REPRESENTATIVES,
SUCCESSORS & ASSIGNS OF
ROBERTA0. EL,LIS
c/o WILLIAM C. ELLIS,
7 EDGEWOODAVENUE
WESTERLY, RI 02891
ROBERT O: FINLEY, JR.
2194 ALMANAC COURT
PITTSBURG, PA 15237
THE; ,UNKNOWN HEIRS, ,PER-
SONAL REPRESENTATIVES,
DEVISEES, SUCCESSORS. &
ASSIGNS .OF ROBERT 0. FIN-,,
LEY SR. i : ',
c/o ROBERT O. FINLEY,:JR.
2194 ALMANACK COURT,-
PITFSBURG;.PA15237,
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED,
that a, Complaint has been filed.;
against you, and you are required
to serve.a copyof your-written der.
senses, if any, fo:it on STEPHEN
F. BAKER, ESQ., plaintiff's attor-
ney, whose, address is, 800: First
Street S., ,,Wifnter .Haven, FL
, 33880, on or.,before the28th day
of March, 2005,.and file the origi-
nal vWith'the Clerk of this Court, ei-
ther before se.vice on Plaintiff's at-
torney,, pr immediately, thereafter,;
otherwise a default-will bezentered
against yoqufor the 'Telief- de-
mandea in ine Petition '
The; Plaintiff is .seeking'to.quiet
title on real property' described as
follows:-
LOT 2, BLOCK 430; POINCI-
ANA NEIGHBORHOOD 2 WEST,
VILLAGE '7; ACCORDING TO
THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF
AS RECORDED IN THE OFFICE
OF THE CLERK OF THE CIR-r,
CITr COURT IN AND FOR POLK'
COUNTY, FLORIDA, :IN PLAT
BOOK 55, PAGES 51THRU 18.
LOT 1, BLOCK 431', POINCI-
ANA NEIGHBORHOOD 2 WEST,
VILLAGE 7,' ACCORDING TO'
THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF
AS RECORDED-IN THE OFFICE'
OF THE GLERK OF tHE' CIAR-
CUlT COURT:IN AND FOR'POLK
COUNTY;,FL)RIDA;' IN P'LAT
BOOK 55; PAGES 5 THRU'18J
LOT 6, BLOCK 437, POiClI-
ANA NEIGHBORHOOD WEST, '
VILLAGE 7, AtCORDING TO
THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF
AS RECORDED IN THE OFFICE
OF THE CLERK OF THE CIR-
CUIT COURT IN-AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, .IN PLAT
BOOK 55, PAGES 5.THRU 18.
LOT420, BLOCK 444",.POIN- .
CIANA NEIGQHORHOOQ, 2
WEST, VILLAGE 7, ACCORDING
TO THE MAP; ,O .PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN
THE OFFICE, QF'THE CLERK OF
THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA,
IN PLAT BOOK,55,- PAGES 5
THRU 18. ,
LOT-5, BLOCK-408, POINCI-
ANA NEIGHBORHOOD 2 WEST,
VILLAGE 7, ACCORDING TO
THE M4AP OR PLAT THEREOF
AS RECORDED IN THE OFFICE
OF THE CLERK OF THE CIR-,
CUITff CQURT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT
BOOK 55, PAGES 5 THRU 18.
If you are a person with disabili-
ties who needs any accommo-
dation in order to participate In-
this proceeding, you are entitled
at no. cost to you,.to.the provi-
sIon of certain assistance.
Please contact the Office of the
Court Administrator,. (863) .534-
4690, within two (2) working
days of your receipt of, this no-
tice; If you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-
7777 or Florida Relay Services
711.
WITNESS my hand and .the'
seal of this Court on this 10thday
of Febr.uay, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
As Clerk of Said Court
BY: /s/Betty Norrell
As Deputy Clerk .
(COURT SEAL). 1, 2 0 0
Feb. 17, 24, Mar, 3, 100 2005-
0553








March 3, 2005


The Polk County Democrat


THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
INDYMAC BANK, F.S.B.,
Plaintiff;
vs.
WILLIAM HARWOOb, JR., et al.,
Defendant(s).
CASE NO.
53-2004-CA-4924
DIVISION: 11
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Final Judgment of
Mortgage Foreclosure dated Feb-
ruary 04 2005 and entered in
Case NO. 53-2004-CA-4924 of the
Circuit Court of the TENTH Judi-
cial Circuit in and for POLK
County, Florida wherein INDY-
MAC BANK, F.S:B., is the Plaintiff
and WILLIAM HARWOOD, JR.;
CAROL RENE 'HARWOOD;
PATTI T. ROBERTS; STATE OF
FLORIDA-DEPARTMENT OF
REVENUE; POLK COUNTY
CLERK OF THE COURTS; POLK
COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS; are the De-
fendants, I will sell to the highest
and besf bidder for cash at IN THE
EAST END OF THE EAST COR-
RIDOR FIRST"FLOOR, POLK
COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 255
NORTH BROADWAY, BARTOW,
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MAIN
ENTRANCE 'IS LOCATED ON
CHURCH ST-REET NO ENTRY
IS POSSIBLE FROM BROAD-
WAY; AVENUE. IN THE EVENT
ANY TEMPORARY CHANGE OF
LOCATION IS NECESSARY -THE
CLERK SHALL:POSTA "NOTICE
OF CHANGE" AT THE SALE LO-
CATION DIRECTING THE BID-
DERS' TO THE TEMPORARY
SALE LOCATION. "at 9:00 AM, on
the .1111 day of March. 2005, the
following described property as set
forth' ih said Final Judgmert
LOT 13; DENTON OAKS
SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
108, AT 43, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA';
TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE
HOME LOCATED 'THEREON
AS A FIXTURE ANDAPPUR-
TENANCE THERETO BEING
DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
2001 HOMES OF MERIT MO-
BILE HOME: ID#.S
FLHMBA165146837A/B
A/K/A 634 RAYMOND
LOOP, 'AUBURNDALE,
FL 33823, .
If you are, a person with disabilities
whomneeds.any accommodation in
orderjto participate. in this pro-
ceeding, you are:entitled at no
cost tosyou, to the provision of cer-
tainassistance;,Please contact the
Office of the Court-Administrator,
(868) 534-4690. within twog(2)
working'days of your receipt of this
notice; if you arehearing 'or voice
impaired, cill TPD (Q63) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 71-1:.
WWITNESS MY RAND, and the
seal of this Court -'on E:bruary

Richard M. Weiss
Clerk of.the Circuit. Court '.
By:: /s/ Lori Armo ,.
DepuClerk ........
(Seal). : '
Feb. 24,' Mar. 3,' 2005-0632"-

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA'
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE ESTATE OF
SUE ANN CAMPBELL MONTE-
CER,
Deceae .
File Number
05CP-0298
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The admnslraton of lhe estate
of SUE ANN CAMPBELL MON-
TECER deceased. whose, dale ol
death was December 18 2004
and whose Social Securify Num-
ber is 594-09-8344 is pending ,n
the Circuil Court lor Polk County,
Florida, Probafe'Divrsionr, the ad-
dress ol which is the Polk'County
Court House PO. Box 9000'
Drawer "CC4, Bartdw; Florida
33831. The'rarmeh an d addresses
of the' personal representative and
the persnfal representative's at-
torneky are s'et forth below. : ,
All cre'dltors"of- the decedent
and ;otherpersns' having claims
or demands'as galist- decedent's
estate'ol whom a copy of this no-
tice has been served must file'
their claims with the Court WITHIN
THE LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS
AFTER THE TIME-OF- SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM. .
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and persons having claims or
demarids against the estate of the
decedent must file their claims
with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE ,DATE OF THE
FIRST P,UBLICATfQN OF THIS.
NOTICE .,, '
A(,LQLAIMS, NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED., ,.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME 'PERIOD' SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENTS DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED
The date of me lirsi publication
of this Nbtice is Thursday. Febru-
ary 4;'20 "05. ,' ,F -
Co-Personal Represenlalve
ALVA NEWELL CAMPBELL
SHIRLEY B. CAMPBELL
Attorney for Personal Represerla-
tive: .
KELLY' B. HARRDWICK, III
Florida Bar No.: 211028
PostOfflce ~ox 778
Bartow, Florida 33831-0778
(863)533-1300
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-066'1


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL
TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE
OF AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE
SECURITIES INC., ASSET
BACKED PASS-THROUGH CER-
TIFICATES, SERIES 2004-R5
UNDER THE POOLING & SERVIC-
ING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF
JUNE 1, 2004, WITHOUT RE-
COURSE,
Plaintiff
vs.
CHRISTOPHER BLAKE O'CON-
NELL, et al.
Defendant(s)
CASE NO.:
53-2005CA-000174 SEC 11
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: CHRISTOPHER BLAKE
O'CONNELL; JOSEPHINE
O'CONNELL, AND, IF A NAMED
DEFENDANT IS DECEASED,
THE SURVIVING SPOUSE,
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
CREDITORS, AND ALL OTHER
PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST THAT DEFENDANT,
AND THE SEVERAL AND RE-
SPECTIVE UNKNOWN AS-
SIGNS, SUCCESSORS IN IN-
TEREST, TRUSTEES OR OTHER
PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST ANY CORPORATION
OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY
NAMED AS A DEFENDANT, AND
ALL CLAIMANTS, PERSONS OR
PARTIES, NATURAL OR COR-
PORATE, OR WHOSE EXACT
LEGAL STATUS IS UNKNOWN,
CLAIMING UNDER ANY OF THE
ABOVE NAMED OR DESCRIBED
DEFENDANTS
LAST KNOWN RESIDENCE IS:
CHRISTOPHER BLAKE O'CON-
NELL
Post Office Box 466
Eagle Lake, FL 33839
JOSEPHINE O'CONNELL
P.O. Box 466
Eagle Lake, FL 33839
PRESENT RESIDENCE IS: UN-
KNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action to foreclose a mortgage on
the following property in POLK
County, Florida:
Begin at the Southwest Comer
of COBIA SUBDIVISION as
recorded in Plat Book 40,
page 22, public records of
Polk County, Florida, and run
S15,9::1/2 fet:-Nofth; run.392 1/29:
feet West to. point of begin,.
"rnin; th drie rund 109.'feeft
Nofth;'thence 1'60tfebt West;-'
thence 109.5 feet South;
thence 160 feet East back to
point of beginning; lying in
compromising a part of the NE
1/4 of'NE 1/4 of Section 29,
Township 29 South, Range 26
East.
has been filed against you.
You are required to serve a
copy of your written defenses
with the clerk of the court and
serve a copy within thirty 30
days after the first publication
on or before March 28 2005
of this notice, on Plaintiff's at-
torney, William M. Golson &
Associates, 1230 South Myrtle
Avenue, Suite 105, Clearwa-
ter, FL 33756-3455, otherwise
a default will be entered
against you for the relief de-
manded in the complaint or
petition.
WITNESS my hand and the
seal of this Court on this 17th day
of February 2005
Clerk of the Court
by /s/ Mary Ann Ray
As Deputy Clerk
(SEAL)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0643



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
Lois M. Brinson
deceased.
Case Number:
05CP-0352
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of Lois M. Brinson, deceased,,
Case Number 05CP-Q352, is
pending in the Circuit Court for
Polk County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of whibh is Rich-
ard M. Weiss, Clerk of the Court,
Post Office Box 9000, Drawer CC-
4, Bartow, FL 33830-9000. The
names and addresses of the Per-
sonal Representative and the Per-
sonal Representative's attorney
are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons, who have
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate on whom a copy of
this notice has been served must
file their claims with this Court
WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-
TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF
A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons who have
claims or demands against the de-
cedent's estate, must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of first publication
of this notice is February 24,
2005.
Linda B. Hooper, Personal Rep-
resentative
MICHAEL H. WILLISON, P.A.
Michael H. Willlson, Esquire
2033 E. Edgewood Drive, Suite 1
Lakeland, Florida ?3803
(863) 668-8715
Florida Bar No. 382787
Attorney for Personal Representa-
tive
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0662


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY
ESTATE OF FRED R. KEITH,
Plaintiff,
vs.
WILLIE B. MILAM, JR., and SYL-
VIA A. MILAM, HUSBAND AND
WIFE, ET AL,
Defendants.
CASE NO.
53-2004CA-2071
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that
pursuant to a final judgment
entered in this above entitled
cause in the Circuit Court of
Polk County, Florida, I will sell
the property situate in Polk
County, Florida, described as:
The Northeast 1/4 of
the Northwest 1/4 of
the Northeast 1/4
less the North 25
feet for Roadway, and
the West 1/2 of the
Northwest 1/4 of the
Northeast 1/4 of the
Northeast 1/4 less
the North 25 feet for
roadway, in Section
24,' Township 26
South, Range 25
East, Polk County,
Florida.
at public sale, to the highest
and best bidder for cash, at the
East End' of the East .Corridor,
First Floor, of the Polk County
Courthouse, 255 North Broad-
way, Bartow, Florida, at 9:00
a.m. on the 11th day of March.
2005.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the eaqt corridor, first floor,
of the Polk y C courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk will post a"
Notice of Change" at the sale lo-
cation directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired. call TDD (863) 534-7177
or Florida Relay Services 711.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of said Court
by /s/ Felicia Borders
As Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0641



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK AS
TRUSTEE,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JAMES BURNS; PAMALA
BURNS; UNKNOWN TENANT I;
UNKNOWN TENANT II; ASSO-
CIATION OF POINCIANA VIL-
LAGE, INC.; and any unknown
heirs, devisees, grantees, credi-
tors, and other unknown persons
or unknown spouses claiming by,
through and under any of the
above named Defendants,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2004-CA-4128-WH-7
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE is hereby given that
the undersigned Clerk of the Cir-
cuit Court of Polk County, Florida,
will on the 14th day of March.
2005, at 9:00 o'clock A.M., at the
East corridor, first floor, 255 N.
Broadway in Bartow, Florida
33830 offer for sale and sell at
public outcry to the highest and
best bidder for cash, the following-
described property situate in Polk
County, Florida:
LOT 17, BLOCK 86,
POINCIANA NEIGHBOR-
HOOD 3, VILLAGE 3,
ACCORDING' TO THE
PLAT THEREOF, AS
RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 52, PAGES 19
THROUGH 31, INCLU-
SIVE, PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
pursuant to the Final Judgment
entered in a case pending in
said Court, the style of which is
indicated above.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk will post a"
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with a dis-
ability who needs any accom-
modation in order to partici-
pate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to
the provision of certain assis-
tance. Please contact the Of-
fice of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two
(2) working days of your re-
ceipt of this notice; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call
(TDD) (863)'534-7777, or
Florida Relay Service 800-955-
8770.
WITNESS my hand and official
seal of said Court this 8ftI day
of February, 2005.
Richard Weiss
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
BY: /s/Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3,2005-0639


post a "Notice of Change" at the
sale location directing the bidders
to the temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
DATED this Z7 day of Feb-
ruary, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS, Clerk
By: /s/Lorl Armlo
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0627


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10th JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA-
TIONAL ASSOCIATION SUC-
CESSOR BY MERGER TO
WELLS FARGO HOME MORT-
GAGE, INC.
PLAINTIFF
VS.
TONE CADET A/K/A TONE V.
CADET, IF LIVING, AND IF
DEAD, THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIEN-
ORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES
AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST TONE CADET A/K/A
TONE V. CADET; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF TONE CADET A/K/A
TONE V. CADET, IF ANY; POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA; JOHN DOE
AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN
TENANTS IN POSSESSION
DEFENDANTS)
CASE NO:
53-04CA-4651-SEC 11
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Summary Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated
February 3 2005 entered in Civil
Case No. 53-04CA-4651-SEC 11
of the Circuit Court of the 10TH
Judicial Circuit In and for POLK
County, BARTOW, Florida, I will
sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at THE EAST CORRI-
DOR ON THE FIRST FLOOR at
the POLK County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 N Broadway Ave. in
Bartow, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 1Qth day of March, 2005 the
following described property as set
forth in said Summary Final Judg-
ment, to-wit:
LOT 52, BLOCK Q,
JAN PHYL VILLAGE
UNIT #15, ACCORDING
TO THE MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 59,
PAGE 50, PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
All sales are to be held at the
east end of the east corridor,
first floor, of the Polk County
Courthouse located at 255 North
Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Flor-
ida. Please note that the main
entrance is located on Church
Street, No entry is possible from
Broadway Avenue. In the event
any temporary change is neces-
sary, the Clerk will post a "Notice
of Change" at the sale location
directing the bidders to the tem-
porary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance: Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated this 7th day of February,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/Loh Armij
Deputy Clerk
(CIRCUIT.COURT SEAL)
Feb. 24, Mar 3, 2005 0626

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
THE BANK OF NEW YORK, act-
ing solely in its capacity as
Trustee for EQCC TRUST 2001 -
2,
Plaintiff,
vs.
PEDRO ROSADO and NYSEL
SANTIAGO, his wife, et al.,
Defendants.
Case No.
53-2002-CA-401 4-4
NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to a Summary
Final Judgment of Foreclosure
Including Award of Attorneys'
Fees and Costs dated February
3, 2005, entered in Case No.
53-2002-CA-4014-4 of
the Circuit Court of the 10TH
Judicial Circuit in and for Polk
County, Florida, wherein THE
BANK OF NEW YORK, acting
solely in its capacity as Trustee
for EQCC TRUST 2001-2 is the
Plaintiff and PEDRO ROSADO
and NYSEL SANTIAGO, his wife;
HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORPO-
RATION III, a Delaware corpora-
tion; JOHN DOE and JANE DOE
is/are Defendants, I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for
cash at East End of the East
Corridor, First Floor, Polk
County Courthpuse, 255 N.
Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Polk
County, Florida in the City of
Bartow, Florida at 9:00 o'clock
A.M., on IbThurday, the Q10th
day of Marcth, 2005, the follow-
ing described property, as set
forth in said Summary Final
Judgment of Foreclosure In-
cluding Award of Attorney's
Fees and Costs, to-wit:
Lot 4, in Block 41, of POIN-
CIANA, NEIGHBORHOOD 1,
VILLAGE 3, according to
the Plat thereof, as re-
corded in Plat Book 52, at
Page 8-18, of the Public Re-
cords of Polk County, Flor-
ida.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway
Avenue, Bartow, Florida. Please
note that the main entrance is lo-
cated on Church Street. No entry
is possible from Broadway Ave-
nue: In the event any temporary
change is necessary, the Clerk will


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10th JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
ABN AMRO MORTGAGE
GROUP, INC., SUCCESSOR BY
MERGER TO ATLANTIC MORT-
GAGE & INVESTMENT CORPO-
RATION
PLAINTIFF
VS.
RONALD HENDRON, IF LIVING,
AND IF DEAD, THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIEN-
ORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES
AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST RONALD HENDRON;
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RON-
ALD HENDRON, IF ANY; JOHN
DOE AND JANE DOE AS UN-
KNOWN TENANTS IN POSSES-
SION
DEFENDANTS)
CASE NO:
53-04CA-4459-SEC 11
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Summary Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated
February 3 2005 entered in Civil
Case No. 53-04CA-4459-SEC 11
of the Circuit Court of the 10TH
Judicial Circuit in and for POLK
County, BARTOW, Florida, I will,
sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at THE EAST CORRI-
DOR ON THE FIRST FLOOR at
the POLK County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 N Broadway Ave. in
Bartow, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 10th day of March, 2005 the
following described property as set
forth in said Summary Final Judg-
ment, to-wit:
THE SOUTH 70 FEET
OF THE NORTH 435
FEET OF THE WEST
107.5 FEET OF THE
EAST 215 FEET OF A
TRACT COMPRISED OF
LOTS 10, 11 AND 14
OF R.H. BRYSON'S
SUBDIVISION, AC-
CORDING. TO THE
PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 4A, PAGE 16,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF
POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA.
All sales are to be held at the
east end. of the east corridor,
first floor, of the Polk County
Courthouse located at 255 North
Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Flor-
ida. Please note that the main
entrance is located on Church
Street. No entry.is possible from
Broadway Avenue. In the event
any temporary change is neces-
sary, the Clerk will post a "Notice
of. Change" at jhe sale location
directing the bidders to the tem-
porary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are .hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711. -
Dated this 7th day of February,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By'. /s/ Lori Armijo
Deputy Clerk
(CIRCUIT COURT SEAL)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0629


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
ARCHER WGI, LLC,
Plaintiff,
vs.
BENNY FERNANDEZ; LUPE
FERNANDEZ, HIS WIFE; UNITED
STATES OF AMERICA, INTER-
NAL REVENUE SERVICE; AND
UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-02-CA-4263-08
AMENDED NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE is hereby given that
the undersigned Clerk of the Cir-
cuit Court of Polk County, Florida,
will on the 10th day of March.
2005, at 9:00 o'clock A.M., at the
East corridor, first floor, 255 N.
Broadway in Bartow, Florida
33830 offer for sale and sell at
public outcry to the highest and
best bidder for cash, the following-
described property situate in Polk
County, Florida:
LOT 52 OF GREEN-
BRIAR-PHASE ONE, AS
SHOWN BY MAP OR
PLAT THEREOF AS RE-
CORDED IN THE OF-
FICE OF THE CLERK
OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA, IN PLAT BOOK
67, PAGE 25.
pursuant to the Amended Final
Judgment entered in a case
pending in said Court, the style
of which is indicated above.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale lo-
cation directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with a dis-
ability who needs any accom-
modation in order to partici-
pate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to
the provision of certain assis-
tance. Please contact the Of-
fice of the Court Administrator,


THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication
of this Notice is February 24
2005.
Personal Representative:
JAMES A. YANCEY
1625 King James
Court
Lakeland, Florida
33813
Attorney for Personal Repre-
sentative:
ABEL A. PUTNAM of
PUTNAM & CREIGHTON, P.A.
Florida Bar No.: 024090
Post Office Box 3545
Lakeland, Florida 33802
Telephone: 863/682-1178
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0663


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF THE STATE
OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC
F/K/A CONSECO FINANCE
SERVICING CORP. F/K/A GREEN
TREE FINANCIAL SERVICING
CORPORATION,
Plaintiff,
vs.
SHOUN R. LOWE; THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF SHOUN R.
LOWE, IF LIVING, INCLUDING
ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF RE-
MARRIED, AND IF DECEASED,
THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIEN-
ORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL
OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST
THE NAMED DEFENDANTSS;
CITIFINANCIAL EQUITY SERV-
ICES, INC., WHETHER DIS-
SOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXIST-
ING, TOGETHER WITH ANY
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDI-
TORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES
OF SAID DEFENDANTS) AND
ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING
BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST DEFENDANTSS; UN-
KNOWN TENANT #1; UN-
KNOWN TENANT #2,
Defendant(s).
CASE NO.
53-2005-CA-00264-
0000-00
AMENDED NOTICE OF AC-
TION
10:
SHOUN R. LOWE; THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF SHOUN
R. LOWE, IF LIVING, INCLUD-
ING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF
REMARRIED, AND IF DE-
CEASED, THE RESPECTIVE
UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGN-
EES, CREDITORS, LIENORS,
AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL
OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING
BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST THE NAMED DE-
FENDANT(S)
WHOSE RESIDENCE ARE/IS:
UNKNOWN
YOU ARE HEREBY required to
file your answer or written de-
fenses, if any, in the above pro-
ceeding with the Clerk of this
Court, and to serve a copy thereof
upon the plaintiff's attorney, whose
name and address appears
hereon, on or before March 28,
2005 the nature of this proceeding
being. a suit for foreclosure of
mortgage against the following de-
scribed property, to wit:
LOT 26, PIONEER TRAILS,
PHASE I, ACCORDING TO
THE MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 104, PAGE
50-51, OF THE PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK COUNTY.
FLORIDA.
TO INCLUDE A:
1998, SHADOW MASTER,
DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE
HOME FLA14612319A,
75900364
1998, SHADOW MASTER,
DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE
HOME FLA14612319B,
75900368
A/K/A 3844 PIONEER,
TRAILS STREET, LAKE-
LAND, FL 33810.
If you fail to file your answer or
written defenses in the above pro-
ceeding, o.n plaintiff's attorney, a
default will be entered against you
for the relief demanded in the
Complaint or Petition.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated this 23rd day of Febru_-
ary,2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By /s/ Angelica Herrera
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0675



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA,
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
QUILLIAN S. YANCEY,
Deceased.
FILE NO.
05CP-0361
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of QUILLIAN S. YANCEY,
deceased, File No. 05CP-0361, is
pending in the Circuit Court for
Polk County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which is
Drawer CC-4, P.O. Box 9000, Bar-
tow, Florida 33831. The names
and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal
representative's attorney are set
forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and. other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate, including unmatured, con-
.tingent or unliquidated claims, on
whom a copy of this notice is
served must file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THE LATER
OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR
THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having
claims or demands against the de-
cedent's estate, including unma-
tured, contingent or unliquidated
claims, must file their claims with
this court WITHIN THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF


Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Witness by hand and seal this 8th
day of February, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of Circuit Courts
By: /s/ Felicia Borders
As Deputy Clerk
(COURT SEAL)
Feb. 24. Mar. 3, 2005-0640


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
IN RE: THE MATTER OF THE
TERMINATION OF PARENTAL
RIGHTS OF MINOR CHILD
JULYTZA MARIE BETANCOURT,
D/O/B: 02/08/95
MINOR CHILD.
NOTICE OF ACTION TO
TERMINATE PARENTAL
RIGHTS PENDING ADOPTION
CASE NO.: 53-2005DR-
00204-0000-LK
SECTION: 02
TO: Unknown Father
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Pe-
tition For Termination Of Parental
Rights Pending Adoption has been
filed against you and you are re-
quired to serve a copy of your writ-
ten defenses, if any, to it on THO-
MAS J. CHAWK, Esquire, Post
Office Box 8209, Lakeland, Florida
33802-8209, the Petitioner's Attor-
ney, on or before March 15 2005
and file the original with the Clerk
of this Court either before service
on the Petitioner's attorney or im-
mediately thereafter; otherwise, a
default will be entered against you
for the relief demanded in the Peti-
tion.
UNDER SECTION 63.089,
FLORIDA STATUTES, FAILURE
TO FILE A WRITTEN RE-
SPONSE TO THIS NOTICE WITH
THE COURT OR TO APPEAR AT
THIS HEARING CONSTITUTES
GROUNDS UPON WHICH THE
COURT SHALL END ANY PA-
RENTAL RIGHTS YOU MAY
HAVE REGARDING THE MINOR
CHILD.
Dated this 8th day of February,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Courts
BY: /s/ Stephanie Wilson
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Feb. 10, 17, 24, Mar. 3, 2005-
0476









IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT.IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
DLANTER CORP, a Florida cor-
poration,
Plaintiff,
vs.
MIGUEL A. RODRIGUEZ, and
JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE
AND ALL OTHERS IN POSSES-
SION OF SUBJECT REAL
PROPERTY,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
2002CA-2347
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that pur-
suant to an Amended Final Judg-
ment entered in the above entitled
cause in the Circuit Court of Polk
County, Florida the following de-
scribed property:
Begin at the Northwest corner
of Lot 18, Block 2, GOL-
CONDA SUBDIVISION as
shown by map or plat thereof.
recorded in the office of the
Clerk of the Circuit Court in
and for Polk County, Florida,
in Plat Book 8, Page 34, run
thence South 00'21'34" East
along the East right of way of
Fortner Avenue, a distance of
60.00 feet, thence North
8939'32" East a distance
of 85.58 feet, thence South
41'19'55" East a distance of
85.65 feet to the Northwesterly
right of way of Buddwood
Road, thence North 48"42'20"
East along said right of way a
distance of 316.73 feet to the
point of curvature of a curve
concave to the right having a
radius of 301.69 feet and cen-
tral angle of 06"09'44", thence
Northeasterly along said curve
a distance of 32.45 feet,
thence North 23"14'00" East a
distance of 21.11 feet to the
Southerly right of way of SR
600 (Memorial Boulevard),
thence North 66"46'00" West
along said Southerly right of
way a distance of 54.52 feet to
the point of curvature of a
curve concave to the left hav-
ing a radius of 2814.79 feet
and a central angle of
02'29'15", then Northwesterly
along said curve a distance ef
122.21 feet thence South
20'44'45" West a distance of
118.83 feet, thence South
4842'20" West distance of
109.21 feet thence South
89'39'32" West a distance of
126.80 feet to the East right of
way of Fortner Avenue, thenceo
South 00"21'34" East along
said East right of way a dis-
tance of 8.00 feet to the Point
of Beginning. Said tract being
the North 60.00 feet of Lot 18
and the Northeasterly 60.00
feet of Lot 2 in Block 2 of said
GOLCONDA SUBDIVISION
and a portion of MEMORIAL
REPLAT OF GOLCONDA
SUBDIVISION, as recorded in
Plat Book 46, Page 23, of the
Public Records of Polk
County, Florida.
at public sale, to the highest
and best bidder for cash, at the
East End of the East Corridor of
the Polk County Courthouse,
255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bar-
tow, Polk County, Florida, at
9:00 a.m. on the March 14,
2005.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary the Clerk will post a "


COUNTY, FLORIDA has set-
tled a lawsuit filed in the Circuit
Court of Tenth Judicial Circuit,
in and for Polk County, Florida,
by Vickie Haynes, individually
and as parent and natural
guardian of Matthew Haynes,
which is in the nature of a
claim. This claim was settled
for an amount exceeding
$5,000.00, which proceeds
were paid by the Florida School
Boards Insurance Trust on be-
half of the Polk County School
Board.
Dated: February 22, 2005.
THE SCHOOL BOARD
OF POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
By Kay Fields, Board
Chair
Attest Gail F. McKinzie,
Secretary
(Seal)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3. 2005-0658


5B


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA PRO-
BATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
PHILLIP WILLIAMS,
Deceased
File No.
05-CP-0409
DIVISION: Probate
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
(Summary Administration)
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING
CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST
THE ABOVE ESTATE
You are hereby notified that an
Order of Summary Administration
has been entered in the estate of
Phillip Williams, deceased, File
Number 05-CP-0409; by the Cir-
cuit Court for Polk County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which is Post Office Box 9000,
Drawer CC-04, Bartow, FL 33831;
that the decedent's date of death
was October 06th, 2004; that the
total value of the estate is
$31,928 64 and that the names
and addresses of those to whom it
has been assigned by such order
are:
Mrs. Idelle Sanders
P.O. Box 102
Mulberry, FL 33860
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE
NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the estate of
the decedent and persons hav-
ing claims or demands against
the estate of the decedent
other than those for whom pro-
vision for payment was made in
the Order of Summary Admin-
istration must file their claims
with this court WITHIN THREE
(3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS
NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOR-
EVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIOD SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) OR MORE YEARS AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH
IS BARRED.
THE DATE OF FIRST PUBLI-
CATION OF THIS NOTICE IS Feb-
ruary 24, 2005.
Person Giving Notice:
Mrs. Idelle Sanders
P.O. Box 102
Mulberry, FL 33860
TROIANO & ROBERTS, P.A.
Attorneys for Person Giving Notice
317 SOUTH TENNESSEE AVE-
NUE
LAKELAND, FL 33801-4617
Telephone: (863) 686-7136
By: VICTOR J. TROIANO, ESQ.
Florida Bar No. 0221864
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0671


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
JUVENILE DIVISION
IN THE INTEREST OF:
S.H. DOB: 03/09/98
D.H. DOB: 10/21/00
MINOR CHILDREN
SUMMONS AND NOTICE
OF HEARING ON
PETITION FOR
TERMINATION OF
PARENTAL RIGHTS
CASE NO.
JP03-005400-PC
THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO:
KENNETH EDWARD
HOWELL
(ADDRESS UNKNOWN)
YOU ARE HEREBY NO-
TIFIED that a Petition under
oath has been filed in the
above styled Court for the per-
manent commitment of
S.H., a female child born on
03/09/98; D.H., a male child
born on 10/21/00; to Jackie
Adams, the Mother, and Ken-
neth Edward Howell, the Fa-
ther, in Polk County, Florida.
for subsequent adoption and
you are hereby COMMANDEDto
be and appear before the MAGIS-
TRATE, ROBIN MATIS-JACK-
SON, at 9:00 A.M. on Wednes-
day the 13th day of April. 2005,
for this hearing at POLK
COUNTY COURTHOUSE,
COURTROOM- Juv Division
Hearing Room- 1st Floor, 255 N.
Broadway, BARTOW, FLORIDA.
YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR
IN PERSON WILL BE TREATED
AS A CONSENT TO THE TERMI-
NATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
AND YOU WILL PERMANENTLY
LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A
PARENT TO THE CHILDREN)
AS NAMED IN THE PETITION
FOR TERMINATION OF PAREN-
TAL RIGHTS.
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO
HAVE AN ATTORNEY REPRE-
SENT YOU IN THIS MATTER. IF
YOU CANNOT AFFORD AN AT-
TORNEY, YOU MUST BE PRE-
SENT AND REQUEST THAT
THE COURT APPOINT YOU AN
ATTORNEY FOR YOU IF YOU
WANT ONE.
"In accordance with the Ameri-
cans With Disabilities Act, persons
with disabilities needing a special
accommodation to participate in
this proceeding should contact the
Children & Families Legal Depart-
ment at 1055 US Highway 17
North, Bartow, Florida 33830,
Telephone: 863-534-0062 not later
than seven days prior to the pro-
ceeding. If hearing impaired,
(TDD) 1-800-955-871, or Voice (V)
1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay
Service."
RICHARD M. WEISS, CLERK
By Linda K. White
as his Deputy Clerk
(CLERK'S SEAL)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 10, 17, 2005-
0649



PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN that THE SCHOOL
BOARD OF POLK


03/21/Q05 for unpaid towing
and storage char ges.
1991 Chevrolet Cavalier
VIN# 1G1JC54G2MJ1 50961
Public Auction will be held at
261 5 Lakeland Hills Blvd. Lake-
land, FL at 1 2:00 p.m. All bids
must be paid in full CASH
ONLY.
Mar. 3, 2005-0744




One Man's Trash Is Anothers Treasure!
Looking for that special something?
Check out our classified for sale
items, garage sales, etc.
The Polk County Democrat
190 S. Florida Avc.' Bartlow, FL 33830
533-4183


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: Estate of
IRIL .L. McNEIL,
Deceased.
File No.:
04CP-2873
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the es-
tate of IRIS L. McNEAL, de-
ceased, File Number 04CP-
2873, is pending in the Circuit
Court for Polk County Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which is Post Office Box 9000,
Drawer CC-4, Bartow, Florida
33831-9000. ]he names and
addresses of the personal rep-
resentative and the personal
representative's attorney are
set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having
claims or demands against de-
cedent's estate, including un-
matured, contingent or unliqui-
dated claims, on whom a copy
of this notice is served must
file their claims with this Court
WITHIN THE LATER OF THE
THREE MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR
THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE
OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the de-
cedent and persons having
claims or demands against de-
cedent's estate, including un-
matured, contingent or unliqui-
dated claims, must file their
claims with this court WITHIN
THREE MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS
NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOR-
EVER BARRED.
The date of the first publica-
tion of this notice is Ebruary
24.2005.
Personal Representative:
ABEL PUTNAM
Post Office Box 3545
Lakeland, Florida
33802-3545
Attorney for Personal Repre-
sentative:
ROBERTA J. CREIGHTON,
of
PUTNAM & CREIGHTON,
P.A.
Florida Bar No.: 930474
P.O. Box 3545
Lakeland, Florida 33802
(863) 682-1178
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0645




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
JUVENILE DIVISION
IN THE INTEREST OF:
L.B. DOB: 01/15/99
M.B. DOB: 05/21/00
K.B. DOB: 09/24/01
L.B. DOB: 12/05/02
MINOR CHILDREN
SUMMONS AND NOTICE
OF HEARING ON
PETITION FOR
TERMINATION OF
PARENTAL RIGHTS
CASE NO.
J P02-711900-WH
THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO:
JASON BROWN
(ADDRESS UNKNOWN)
YOU ARE HEREBY NO-
TIFIED that a Petition under
oath has been filed in the
above styled Court for the per-
manent commitment of
L.B., a male child born on
01/15/99; M.B., a male child
born on 05/21/00; K.B., a
male child born on 09/24/02;
L.B., a male child born on
1 2/05/02, to Kristina Brown,
the Mother, and Jason Brown,
the Father, in Polk County, Flor-
ida.
for. subsequent adoption and
you are hereby COMMANDEDto
be and appear before the MAGIS-
TRATE, ROBIN MATIS-JACK-
SON, at 10:00 A.M. on Wednes-
day the 27h day of April. 2005,
for .this hearing at POLK
COUNTY COURTHOUSE,
COURTROOM- Juvenile Divi-
sion Hearing Room- 1st Floor,
255 N. Broadway, BARTOW,
FLORIDA.
YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR
IN PERSON WILL BE TREATED
AS A CONSENT TO THE TERMI-
NATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
AND YOU WILL PERMANENTLY
LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A
PARENT TO THE CHILDREN)
AS NAMED IN THE PETITION
FOR TERMINATION OF PAREN-
TAL RIGHTS.,
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO
HAVE AN ATTORNEY REPRE-
SENT YOU IN THIS MATTER. IF
YOU CANNOT AFFORD AN AT-
TORNEY, YOU MUST BE PRE-
SENT AND REQUEST THAT
THE COURT APPOINT YOU AN
ATTORNEY FOR YOU IF YOU
WANT ONE.
"In accordance with the Ameri-
cans With Disabilities Act, persons
with disabilities needing a special
accommodation to participate in
this proceeding should contact the
Children & Families Legal Depart-
ment at 1055 US Highway 17
North, Bartow, Florida 33830,
Telephone: 863-534-0062 not later
than seven days prior to the pro-
ceeding. If hearing impaired,
(TDD) 1-800-955-871, or Voice (V)
1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay
Service."
RICHARD M. WEISS, CLERK
By Linda K. White
as his Deputy Clerk
(CLERK'S SEAL)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 10, 17, 2005-
0660




The following vehicles will be
Sold at Public Auction on


(863) 534-4690, within two
(2) working days of your re-
ceipt of this notice; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call
(TDD) (863) 534-7777, or
Florida Relay Service 800-955-
8770.
WITNESS my hand and official
seal of said Court this 71h day
of February, 2005.
Richard Weiss
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
BY:/s/Lor Amijo
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0628


People in the Know
In Bartow
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The Polk County Democrat


IN' THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA'
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
BERT L. ANGLE, De-
ceased ,
ceasedFILE NO.
0 5CP-033 3
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the es-
tate of BERT L. ANGLE,
deceased whose date of
'death was Janiary 17', 2005, is
pertding in the Circuit Court for
Polk County, Florida, Probate
i,,,sion, the"address bf which
is P. O' Box 9000, brawer CC-
"4;' Baftdw; Florida 33831-
'9000. 'T4e' names arid ad-
drbsses of the Personal repre-
sentative and the Personal rep-
resentative's. attorney are set
forth below. '" "
'" All creditors of the decedent
and other persco-r.i haing
claims or derm.an.3., ag3nrt de-
cedent's estate on vhom a
copy of this 'notice has' been
served muSt file their 'claims
with this c6urf WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AF-
TER THE 'DATE OF THE
FIRST"' PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE O,R 30
DAYS AFTER THE' TIME
OF SERVICE OF A "COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.; ...
All other creditors of the de-
cedent and other per.onris hav-
ing claims or 'demands against
the decedent's estate must file
their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE :OF THE FIRST
PUSLIcATION OF ,THIS
NOTICE. .
ALL .CLAIMS NOT-FILED
WITHIN ..THE, TIME PERI-
ODS SET FORTH IN SEC-
TION. 733.702, FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE, WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING
THE TIME PERIEIOD -SET.
FORTH ABOVE, ANY
CLAIM.. FILED .TWO (2)
YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE
OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date o.f first. public ~tionn
of th'i iot ce is F-t.ruarJ '4
205.
Personal Represerint ,..
ROBERT B. COX
1208 Lane Drive ..' .
Cary, Ilorthi'Carrlira '2'. 1I'
Att.:.,r.e fori'Feersonal Reprerieni .
live,
THE SMITH LAW GROUP. P N.
DOUGLAS H. SMITH, Esquire'
Attorney for Robert B. Cox
Florida Bar'N (F165311' "
Post Office Box 1145' """
Lake Alfred Flo.aa 3385. 1145
Telephorf~ (863) 956-1119
Feb. 24, Mar 3, 2005-'':.44






BID.NOTIQE
"lo,: -iis herelby.'gi en that
SEALE ,P RfQ.POSAL. will be re-
ce,..ecL by ire C.i',' of Barlow. for
tne Cily rd Barto ParkFeast of
Bartow.High -Sphoql located on
Jackson Avenue, Bartow, Florida.
Bids wilt. be, accepted:atthbePur-
chasing Deparirrienl 505 rorinr,
Mill Ave-nue. Bann..ow FloiC,3 up I
10 a.m., Thur.:day. April 7, .2005
for all materials,/eguipment and la-
c.or per ,plansand .pe'i:,iic.ai,.'r,'r,
There w.ilI,)ea MANDATORIYpre-
bid mrreerng at k, r0 p m ..on Trur.:.
day, M1arcn 2 20k 5 *C04 ,ni r r.-,z'
Contractors por representatWies .at-
tenrd;ri, ihe pe-t'.ird me-iing will t-
allowed 1 ', .: ubnira tiri TFre n,-e.
ing will%,e thalf at-the 'jeb site'on
the crner.f,.Jactsoi Ayertue and.
Geogi9 Sreet;Bartqw,, .Flotida.
Plans and ,peiiicahions are avail-
able through 'ickett 1unRter and
Associates, 2040 State Road 60
East, Bartow, Florida:; Contractors
and Sub-CoritractorsI may pur-
cr.ais ptiarns an ipcd cpecii.aOns, for
a rnonr,.r-l.ur,.iaie lee :i ,-'or i0 1.,)
coer inme :c' I r'i reyproj u.:lor,n
Tre -:S.CceS..lul El er iril ,e 3.
licensed -General orP.aving Con-
taiV:, who mrriac, as, aGeneral
Cornira ,l.r arid wjil e.ccue irei
Standar A,I.A. Dpqument A-101,
1997, Agement between Owner
and Coptra.tor,-,,fpr th-. Contract
Bid Price within teiy(1,.0).'days after
awaro Ou Cunirat;I ; .. '
All proposals must ber sealed and
properly marked "City of Bartow
Parn At Barin.w HHigh S:ri-.ol" and
m-ailed or deieled io ire Pur-
':rasirg Deparmerrnt a 505 North
Mill- .Avenuej .-Bartow,. -Florida
33830. A.Gaspier's Clpck or Bid-
Bondin, ire armnori of 5% of the
total base bid made payable to the
City, of Bartovp as evidence of
good faith anrid gaarateeing that
the successful bidder wil! .execute
and fureish, a perf,.ormansce and
payments bond to the City of Bar-
l.:,w The F.ertfc.rTnar.e shall be for
100 OI ire co-r, irac prce (includ-
ing all alternates awarded) by a
surety, c,-mpanr iicens.ed hi. d,
business .n r,,e Siaie o Floria,a
Bond shall be issued within four-
teen (14) jay.s;of contract award
and shall, guaraotee thp perform-
ance of said contract .Bond shall
be retur0edp, bidder r~pon execu-
*,on OIl conliaci lor corilruil:',ri or
in :he evern, no 'contract is
awarded, sit:tyn (60) cal.endar days
after accepting bids. ..
The Contractor will be-required to
complete' he'codristrucfion of the
project wIn alt sie imprrroemerIs
Within one hundred il'nly (I1201
calerdar days from' Inre dale. :1 no-
tice to'prod'eed;' :
The Ownher, th&eClty'of ;Bartow,
Florida, reserves the right to reject
any and all bids in wh'ble or part
and to waive any irnf:rrnaniie s for
the purpose ol ':orilrac.: a'.ard in
the best Interest of thd Owner.
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0655 .


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
HAROLD L. CRAVEN,
Deceased.
File No.
05CP-01 38
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
(Formal)
The administration of the es-
tate of HAROLD L. CRA-
VEN, 05CP-0138, is pend-
ing in the Circuit Court for Polk
County, Florida, Probate Diyi-
*sion, the address of which is
220 W. Church St., Bartow,
Florida 33830. The names and
addresses of the personal rep-
resentative and the personal
representative's attorney are
set forth below.
All creditors of the.decedent
and other persons having
claims or demands against de-
cedent's estate, on whom a
copy of this notice has been
served must file their claims
with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLI-
CATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30
DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the de-
cedent and other persons hav-
ing claims or demands against
decedent's estate, must file
their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF
THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH
IS BARRED.
The date of first publication
of this notice is February 24.

Personal Representative:
PATRICIA COLLINS
3712 Powers Ridge
Court
Orlando, Flo.rida
32808
Attorney for Personal Repre-
sentative:
FRANK J. PYLE, JR.
TRUSTS & PROBATE AT-
TORNEY '
401 West Colonial DriVe,
Suite 4
Orlando, Florida 32804-
'6855
Telephone: (407) 872-
1965
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0674

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: Estate of
VERA G. STARLING,
Deceased.
File No:
05 CP-0377
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRA-
TION
AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS
(Testate)
The administration of the estate
of VERA G. STARLING, deceased,
whose date of death was August
16, 2004, File Number 05 CP-
0377 is pending in the Circuit
Court for Polk County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which is,Post Office Box 9000,
Drawer CC-4, Bartow, Florida
33830. The estate is testate and
the date of the Will and any Codi-
cils are May 31, 2000. The names
and. addresses of the personal
representative and the personal
representative's attorney are set
forth below.
All interested persons on whom
a copy of this Notice of Admin-
istration is served must file any ob-
jections that challenge the validity
of the will, the qualifications of the
personal representative, venue, or
jurisdiction of this Court, by filing a
petition or other pleading request-
ing relief with this Court, in accor-
dance" with the Florida Probate
Rules, WITHIN THREE MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE QF THE
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM. .'
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate, including unmatured, con-
tingent or unliquidated claims, on
whom a copy of this notice is
served must file their claims with'
this Court WITHIN THE LATER
OF 3 MONTHS AFTER. THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE'ON THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having
claims or demands against the de-
cedent's estate, including unma-
tured, contingent and unliquidated
claims, must file their claims with
this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE OF THE"FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of the first publication
of this Notice is February 24
2005.
Personal Representative:
GAIL S. GARD
'5925 Spring Lake Drive
Lakeland, Florida 33811
Attorney for Personal Representa-
tive:
Richard A. Miller, Esquire
Florida Bar No: 328911
Miller, Crosby & Miller, P.A.
Post Office Box 8169
Lakeland, Florida 33802-8169
(863) 688-7038
Feb.. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-648


March 3, 2005


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN .RE: ESTATE OF
JEAN A. PREVATT,
DECEASED.
FILE NO.:
05-CP-0147
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
AND
NOTICE OF
ADMINISTRATION
(Intestate)
The administration of the Es-
tate of Jean A. Prevatt, de-
ceased, whose date of death
was October 6, 2004, and
whose Social Security Number
is 265-36-5751 is pending in
the Circuit Court for Polk
County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which is
P.O. Box 9000, Drawer CC-4,
Bartow, Florida 33830. The
name and address of the Per-
sonal Representative and the
Personal Representative's at-
torney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against the dece-
dent's estate, On whom a copy of
this notice is served must file their
claims with this Court WITHIN
THE LATTER OF 3 MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS. NOTICE
OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE
OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM. ,
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, must file their claims
with this Court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIOD SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH
IS BARRED.
Publication of this Notice began
on February 24 2005.
Judy A. Mills, Personal Repre-
sentative
358 Summer Place Drive
Auburndale, FL 33823
BILLY R. READY, ESQUIRE
Billy R. Ready, P.A.
F.B#: 322091
209 Palmetto Street
POBox 1399 ..,
Auburndale, FL 33823 ."
(863) 965-2516 : -
(863) 965-2421 (Fax)
Attorney for Personal Repre-
sentative
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0673


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
IN RE: THE FORMER MAR-
RIAGE OF:
EVELYN HAYMON,
Former Wife,
and
JAMES W. HAYMON, SR.,
Former Husband.
CASE NO: GCF-98-5389
SECTION:2.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: EVELYN HAYMON
DECEASED -
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED,
that a Motion to Terminate Ali-
mony has bee 'filed against you
by JAMES W. HAYMON, SR., and
you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, if any, to'
it to his attorney, 'MICHAEL S.
FARRELL, whose mailing address
is 1628, South Florida Avenue,
Lakeland, Florida, '33803, on or
before March 17, 2005, and to file
the original with the Clerk of this
Court either before service on Pe-
titioner's attorney or immediately.
thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the re-
lief demanded in the Complaint.,
Dated this 8th day of February,.
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ Tamika Joiner
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Feb. 17, 24, 'Mar. 3, 10, '2005-
0552



The following vehicles will be
Sold at Public Auction on
03/28/05r for unpaid towing
and storage charges.
1988 Honda Prelude
VIN# JHMBA4121JC043578
1985 Chrysler Fifth Ave.
VIN# 1C3BF68P5FX5241 65
Public Auction will be held at
261 5 Lakeland Hills Blvd. Lake-
land, FL at 12:00 p.m. All bids
must be paid in full CASH
ONLY. .
Mar. 3, 2005-0743






NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
AUTOBODY RESURRECTION
CENTER, INC. gives Notice of
Foreclosure of Lien and intent
to sell vehicles pursuant to
subsection 71 3.78 of the Flor-
ida Statutes that on 03/14/
2005, 8:00 am at 1203
GEORGE JENKINS BLVD LAKE-
LAND, FL 33815-1365. AUTO-
BODY RESURRECTION CENTER,
INC. reserves the right to ac-
cept or reject any and/or all
bids.
VIN# 1P3XA7635LF889,126
1990 PLYMOUTH ACCLAIM
VIN# 1P3XA7635LF889126
1990 PLYMOUTH ACCLAIM
VIN# 1G1LT5416KE303867
1989 CHEVROLET CORSICA
Mar. 3, 2005-0751


6B


cans with Disabilities Act, If you
are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation
in order to participate in this
proceeding, you are entitled at
no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please
contact the Office of the Court
Administrator, (863) 534-4690,
within.two (2) working days of
your receipt of this notice; if
you are hearing or voice im-
paired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
WITNESS my hand and the
seal of this Court on this 18th day
of Ebruay., 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
As Clerk of Said Court
BY: /s/ Betty Norrell -
As Deputy Clerk
(COURT SEAL)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 10, 17, 2005-
0652
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for the relief demanded in the
Complaint or Petition.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of 'the Court Administrator
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711..
Dated this 22nd day of Febru-
ary, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By /s/ Mary Ann Ray
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Feb. 24. Mar. 3. 2005-0667


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10th JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
BANKERS TRUST COMPANY AS
TRUSTEE, FOR THE AMRESCO
RESIDENTIAL SECURITIES
CORPORATION MORTGAGE
LOAN TRUST 1998-01,
PLAINTIFF
VS.
BEATRICE JONES A/K/A AVA
BEATRICE JONES A/K/A AVA B.
JONES, IF LIVING, AND IF
DEAD, THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIEN-
ORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES
AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST BEATRICE JONES
A/K/A AVA BEATRICE JONES
A/K/A AVA B. JONES; UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF BEATRICE
JONES A/K/A AVA BEATRICE
JONES A/K/A AVA B. JONES, IF
ANY; ALMA L. JONES, IF LIVING,
AND IF DEAD, THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIEN-
ORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES
AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST ALMA L. JONES; JOHN
DOE AND-JANE DOE AS UN-
KNOWN TENANTS IN POSSES-
SION
DEFENDANTS)
CASE. NO:
53-04CA-4406-SEC04
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE' IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Summary Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated
February 3. 2005 entered in Civil
Case No. 53-04CA-4406-SEC04
of the Circuit Court of the 10TH
Judicial Circuit in and for POLK
County, BARTOW, Florida, I will
sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at THE EAST CORRI-
DOR ON THE FIRST FLOOR at
the POLK County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 N Broadway Ave. in
Bartow, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
-the 10th day of March, 2005 the
following described.property as set
forth in said Summary Final Judg-
ment, to-wit:
THE EAST 1/2 OF LOT
1'. IN BLOCK 8, LESS
THE NORTH 118.50
FEET AND THE SOUTH
80 FEET OF THE EAST
50 FEET OF THE WEST
.1/2 OF LOT 1 AND
THE EAST, 149.25
.FEET OF THE NORTH 5
FEET OF LOT 4, OF
W.R. VARN'S ADDI-
TION, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF,
RECORDED IN DEED
BOOK "E", PAGE 37,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF
POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA, AND CORRECTED
IN CORRECTED, PLAT
OF BLOCKS 7, 8 AND
9 OF W.R. VARN'S AD-
DITION, PLAT BOOK 6,
PAGE 16, PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
All sales are to be held at the
east end of the east corridor,
first;floor, of the PolkCounty
-Courthouse located a 2?55 Normn
Broadway. A'. erue Bartow, Flor-
ida. Please note that the main
entrance is located on Church
Street. No entry is possible from
Broadway Avenue. In the event
any temporary change is neces-
sary, the Clerk will post a "Notice
of Change" at the sale location
directing the bidders to the tem-
porary sale location..
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated this 8th day of February,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(CIRCUIT COURT SEAL)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0637

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
IN MATTER OF: THE TER-
MINATION OF PARENTAL
RIGHTS IN THE PRO-
POSED ADOPTION OF MI-
NOR CHILDREN: ALLISON
MARIE FIGUEROA, ELIZA-
BETH ANN BLANKENSHIP
AND BRUCE WILLIAM
BLANKENSHIP BY PETI-
TIONER
CASE NUMBER:
53-2005-CA-1601
SECTION NO 5
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: EDWIN PHILLIP FIGUEROA
711 CHERRY STREET
JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK
14701
JAMES DALE BLANKENSHIP
116 SOUTH "J" STREET
LAKE WORTH, FLORIDA 33460
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that a Complaint has been filed
against you, and you are required
to serve a copy of your written de-
fenses, if any, to it on STEPHEN
F. BAKER, ESQ., Plaintiff's attor-
ney, whose address is 800 First
Street S., Winter Haven, FL
33880, on or before the 4th day
of April, 2005, and file the original
with the Clerk of this Court, either
before service on Plaintiff's attor-
ney, or immediately thereafter;
otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief de-
manded in the Petition.
The Petitioner is seeking to
conduct a Step-parent Adoption.
In accordance with the Ameri-


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10th JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REG-
ISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.,
PLAINTIFF
VS.
DAVID TORRES, IF LIVING, AND
IF DEAD, THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIEN-
ORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES
AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST DAVID TORRES; SO-
RAYMI TORRES, IF LIVING, AND
IF DEAD, THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIEN-
ORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES
AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST SORAYMI TORRES;
SABAL BEND HOME OWNERS
ASSOCIATION, INC.; JOHN DOE
AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN
TENANTS IN POSSESSION
DEFENDANTS)
CASE NO:
53-04CA-4419-SEC07
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Summary Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated
February 7 2005 entered in Civil
Case No. 53-04CA-4419-SEC07
of the Circuit Court of the 10TH
Judicial Circuit In and for POLK
County, BARTOW, Florida, I will
sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at THE EAST CORRI-
DOR ON THE FIRST FLOOR at
the POLK County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 N Broadway Ave. in
Bartow, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on,
the 14th day of March, 2005 the
following described property as set
forth In said Summary Final Judg-
ment, to-wit:
THE FOLLOWING REAL
PROPERTY SITUATE IN
THE CITY OF WINTER
HAVEN, COUNTY OF
POLK, STATE OF
FLORIDA, TO WIT:
LOT 31 OF SABAL'
BEND, PHASE TWO,
ACCORDING TO. THE
MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF, RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 114,
PAGE 34, PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
All sales are to be held at the
east end of the east corridor,
first floor, of the Polk County
Courthouse located at 255 North
Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Flor-
ida. Please note that the main
entrance is located on Church
Street. No entry is possible from
Broadway Avenue. In the event
any temporary change is neces-
sary, the. Clerk will post a "Notice
of Change" at the sale location
directing the bidders to the tem-
porary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of 'the CourtiAdmihistrator;
(863) 534-4690, wanmn two (2)
working days of y6ur receipt of this
notice: if you are hearing or voice'
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated this 8th day of February,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Lori Armijo
Deputy Clerk
(CIRCUIT COURT SEAL)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0638


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
BEVERLY ANN DUNN,
Deceased.
File No.
O5CP-0273
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the es-
tate of Beverly Ann Dunn,
deceased, whose date of death
was November 15, 2004, and
whose Social Security Number
is 048-46-2635, is pending in
the Circuit Co'urt for Polk
County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which is
P.O. Box 9000, Drawer CC-4,
Bartow, Florida 33831. The
names and addresses of the'
personal representative and the
personal representative's attor-
ney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having
claims or demands against de-
cedent's estate,' Including un-
matured, contingent or unliqui-
dated claims, on, whom a copy
of this notice has been served
must file their claims with this
court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-
TER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other creditors of the de-
cedent and other persons hav-
ing claims or demands against
decedent's estate, including
unmatured, contingent or unliq-
uidated claims, must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF
THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
DOUBLE W INVESTMENT CO., a
Florida corporation,
Plaintiff,
vs.
GERALD RUSSELL BREWER;
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE GER-
ALD RUSSELL BREWER; AS-
SET ACCEPTANCE L.L.C., a
Foreign Limited Liability Com-
pany; and JOHN DOE AND
JANE DOE AND ALL OTHER
PERSONS IN POSSESSION OF
THE SUBJECT REAL PROP-
ERTY,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
2004CA-4285
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that pur-
suant to a Final Judgment entered
in the above entitled cause in the
Circuit Court of Polk County, Flor-
ida the following described prop-
erty:
Lot 27, OAK HAMMOCK ES-
TATES PHASE FOUR SUB-
DIVISION, as per plat thereof
recorded in Plat Book 101,
Page 50, Public Records of
Polk County, Florida.
offered for public sale, to the
highest and best bidder for
cash, at the East End of the
East Corridor of the Polk
County Courthouse, 255 N.
Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Polk
County, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the March 9, 2005.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east 'corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk.will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are-hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Witness my hand and seal this 3rd
day of February, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of Circuit Courts
By: /s/ Yvette Johnson
As Deputy Clerk
(COURT SEAL)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0624





IN THE. CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF THE STATE
OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
BENEFICIAL FLORIDA, INC.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
KEVIN MARLEY; THE, UNKNOWN
*SPOUSE' OF KEVIN 'MARLEY;
CAROL MARLEY; .THE .UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF;. CAROL
*MARLEY, IF GIVING; INCLUDING
ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF RE-
MARRIED, AND IF DECEASED,
THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, 'LIEN-
ORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL
OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST
THE NAMED DEFENDANTSS;
CITIFINANCIAL EQUITY SERV-
ICES, INC., WHETHER DIS-
SOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXIST-
ING, TOGETHER WITH ANY
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDI-
TORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES
OF SAID DEFENDANTS) AND
ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING
BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST DEFENDANTSS; UN-
KNOWN TENANT #1; UN-
KNOWN TENANT #2,
Defendant(s). '
CASE NO.
53-2005-CA-41 5
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:
KEVIN MARLEY; THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF KEVIN
MARLEY; CAROL MARLEY;
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
CAROL MARLEY, IF LIVING,
INCLUDING ANY, UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF ,SAID DEFEN-
DANT(S), IF REMARRIED,
AND IF DECEASED, THE RE-
SPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, AS-
SIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIEN-
ORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND
ALL OTHER PERSONS
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER OR AGAINST THE
NAMED DEFENDANTS)
WHOSE RESIDENCE ARE/IS:
UNKNOWN
YOU ARE HEREBY required to
file your answer or written de-
fenses, if any, in the above pro-
ceeding with the Clerk of this
Court, and to serve a copy thereof
upon the plaintiff's attorney, whose
name and address appears
hereon, on or before March 28,
2005 the nature of this proceeding
being a suit for foreclosure of
mortgage against the following de-
scribed property, to wit:
LOT 1, MEADOW VIEW ES-
TATES, ACCORDING TO'
THE PLAT THEREOF,'AS
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
68, PAGE 48, OF THE PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 1720 EAST POLLOCK
ROAD, LAKELAND, FLOR-
IDA 33813.
If you fail to file your answer or
written defenses in the above pro-
ceeding, on plaintiff's attorney, a
default will be entered against yoi


THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
ALTEGRA CREDIT COMPANY,
Plaintiff,
vs.
CURTIS D. ALEXANDER A/K/A
CURTIS ALEXANDER, JR., et al,
Defendant(s).
CASE NO.
02-CA-2942
DIVISION 08
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to an Order Reschedul-
ing Foreclosure Sale dated Febru-
aryL_, 2005 and entered in Case
NO. 02-CA-2942 of the Circuit
Court of the TENTH Judicial Cir-
cuit in and for POLK County, Flor-
ida wherein ALTEGRA CREDIT
COMPANY is the Plaintiff and
CURTIS D. ALEXANDER A/K/A
CURTIS ALEXANDER, JR.; BEA-
TRICE L. BELL A/K/A BEA-
TRICE BELL; REGAL MOBILE
HOME SALES, INC.; POLK
COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS ; are the De-
fendants, I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at IN THE
EAST CORRIDOR FIRST
FLOOR, POLK COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE, 255 NORTH BROAD-
WAY, BARTOW, POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA at 9:00 AM, on the 10th
day of March, 2005, the following
described property as set forth in
said Final Judgment:
LOT 23 AND 24,
BLOCK 1, OAK RIDGE
HEIGHTS, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 13,
PAGE 41, PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
TOGETHER WITH THAT
CERTAIN 2000 48' X
30'4 REDMAN LIMITED
MOBILE HOME, I.D.
NO.
FLA1 461 561 4A/B.
A/K/A 1402 Edith
Avenue, Lakeland, FL
33805
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in 'this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
WITNESS MY HAND and the
seal of this Court on February
8.2005.
Richard M. Weiss
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Felicia Borders'
Deputy Clerk
(Seal).
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0636



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
IN, RE: ESTATE OF
SUSIE RIGDON BROWN,
Deceased.
PROBATE DIVISION
File Number:
05CP-0364
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
(Summary Administration)
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING
CLAIMS OR DEMANDS
AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE:
You are hereby notified that an
Order of Summary Administration
has been entered in the estate of
Susie Rigdon Brown, deceased,
File Number 05CP-0364, by the
Circuit Court for Polk County, Flor-
ida, Probate Division, the address
of which is Drawer CC-4, Post Of-
fice Box 9000, Bartow, FL 33831;
that the total cash value of the es-
tate is $500.00 and that the name
and address of those to whom it
has been assigned by such Order
are:
Billy Brooks Brown, Jr.
1975 Hermosa Avenue
Bartow, FL 33830
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS
ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the estate of the
decedent and persons having
claims or demands against the es-
tate on whom a copy of this notice
is served within three months after
the date of the first publication of
this notice must file their claims
with this Court. WITHIN THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
Sdent and other persons having
claims or demands against the es-
tate of the decedent must file their
Claims with this Court WITHIN
THREE MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS
NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOR-
EVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication
of this Notice is February 24
2005..
Person Giving Notice:
Billy Brooks Brown, Jr.
1975 Hermosa Avenue
Bartow, FL 33830
Attorney for Persons Giving No-
tice:
George T. Dunlap, III


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
MARGARET MARIE GILLAN
Deceased.
File Number:
02CP-0998
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the Estate
of MARGARET MARIE GILLAN,
deceased, Case Number 02CP-
0998 is pending in the Circuit
Court for Polk County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which is Drawer CC-4, Post Office
Box 9000, Bartow, Florida 33831-
9000. The names and addresses
of the Personal Representative
and the Personal Representative's
attorney are set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS
ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the Decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against Decedent's
estate on whom this Notice is
served within three months after
the date of the first publication of
tnis Notice must file their claims
with the Court WITHIN THE

LATER OF THREE MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the Dece-
dent and persons having claims or
demands against the Decedent's
estate must file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND
OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication
of this Notice is February 24
2005.
Personal Representatives
Lyla W. Douce
Personal Representative
2537 Lakeview Street
Lakeland, Florida 33801
This Document Prepared By:
Law Offices of Mark F. Dahle,
P.A.
By: Mark F. Dahle
Attorney for Personal Representa-
tive
,5150 South Florida Avenue
Building A, Suite 105
Post Office Box 6629
Lakeland, Florida 33807-6629
Telephone: (863) 648-0100
Florida Bar No. 0716405
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0650







IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF THE STATE
OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
FIFTH THIRD MORTGAGE COM-
PANY SUCCESSOR BE MERGER
TO OLD KENT MORTGAGE COM-
PANY,
Plaintiff,
vs.
MILAGROS JIMENEZ; THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF MILAGROS
JIMENEZ; JUAN AGOSTA; THE
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JUAN
AGOSTA, IF LIVING, INCLUDING
ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF RE-
MARRIED, AND IF DECEASED,
THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIEN-
ORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL
OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST
THE NAMED DEFENDANTSS;
MONOGRAM CREDIT CARD
BANK OF GEORGIA, WHETHER
DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EX-
ISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDI-
TORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES
OF SAID DEFENDANTS) AND
ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING
BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST DEFENDANTSS; UN-
KNOWN TENANT #1; UN-
KNOWN TENANT #2,'
Defendant(s).
CASE NO.
53-2005-CA-000608-
0000-00 SEC 08
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:
JUAN AGOSTA; THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF JUAN
AGOSTA, IF LIVING, INCLUD-
ING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF
REMARRIED, AND IF DE-
CEASED, THE RESPECTIVE
UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES; ASSIGN-
EES, CREDITORS, LIENORS,
AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL
OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING
BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST THE NAMED DE-
FENDANT(S)
WHOSE RESIDENCE ARE/IS:
UNKNOWN
YOU ARE HEREBY required to
file your answer or written de-
fenses, if any, in the above pro-
ceeding with the Clerk of this
Court, and to serve a copy thereof
upon the plaintiff's attorney, whose
name and address appears
hereon, on or before March 28,
2005 the nature of this proceeding
being a suit' for foreclosure of
mortgage against the following de-
scribed property, to wit:
LOT 3, LYNNWOOD, AC-
CORDING TO THE MAP OR
PLAT THEREOF, AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 71,
PAGE 38, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 4076 GLISSON DRIVE,
LAKELAND, FLOR;DA
33810.
If you fail to file your answer or
written defenses in the above pro-


entitled to elective share is re-
quired to file an election to take
elective share WITHIN TILE TIME
PROVIDED BY LAW OH I HE
RIGHT TO CLAIM AN ELECTIVE
SHARE IS DEEMED WAIVED.
The date of the first publication
of this Notice is February 24,
2005.
Personal Representative:
GOWANDA ARMSTRONG
WILLIE RANDOLPH
Attorney for Personal Represen-
tative:
KENNETH C. GLOVER, ES-
QUIRE
Attorney for GOWANDA ARM-
STRONG
Florida Bar No. 237671
505 Martin L. King, Jr. Ave.
Suite 1
Lakeland, Florida 33802
Telephone: (863) 682-6926
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0670


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JOHN R. McCLOSKEY,
DECEASED.
FILE NO.:
05CP-0394
NOTICE TO CREDITORS

NOTICE OF
ADMINISTRATION
(Testate)
The administration of the
Estate of JOHN R.
McCLOSKEY File Number
05CP- 0394, is pending in the
Circuit Court for Polk County,
Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which is P.O. Box
9000, Drawer CC-4, Bartow,
Florida 33831-9000. The es-
tate is testate and the date of
the Decedent's Will is February
1, 2005. The name and ad-
dress of the Personal Represen-
tative and the Personal Repre-
sentative's attorney are set
forth below.
All persons on whom a copy
this Notice of Administration is
served must file objections that
challenge the validity of the
Will, the qualifications of the
Personal Representative, venue,
.or jurisdiction of this Court by
filing a petition or other plead-
ing requesting relief with this
Court, in accordance with the
Florida Probate Rules, WITHIN
THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NO-
TICE ON THEM.
All creditors of the Decedent
and other persons having
claims or demands against De-
cedent's Estate, including un-
matured, contingent or unliqui-
dated claims, on whom a copy
of this Notice is served must
file their claims with this Court
WITHIN THE LATER OF
THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the De-
cedent and other.person's hay
ing claims or demands against
the Decedent's Estate, includ-
ing unmatured, contingent or
unliquidated claims, must file
their claims with this court
WITHIN THREE MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS, DE-
MANDS, AND OBJEC-
TIONS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING
THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY
CLAIM FILED TWO (2)
YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE
OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of the first publica-
tion of this Notice is February
24. 2005.
Personal Representative:
ANDREW P. TRAKAS
123 Avenue C, S.W.
Winter Haven, Florida 33880
Attorney for Personal Repre-
sentative:
ANDREW P. TRAKAS, ESQUIRE
Andrew P. Trakas, P. A.
P. 0. Drawer 1151
Winter Haven, Florida, 33882-
1151
Florida Bar #106270
Telephone: 863 299-5675
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0654'







IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT-
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA PRO-
BATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
VICTOR ARMSTRONG
Deceased.
File Number
04CP-2885
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRA-
TION
(Intestate)
The administration of the estate
of VICTOR ARMSTRONG, de-
ceased, File Number 04CP-2885,
is pending in the Circuit Court for
Polk County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which is P.O.
Box 9000, Drawer CC-4, Bartow,,
Florida 33831. 1he estate is intes-.
tate. The names and addresses of
the personal representative and
the personal representative's at-
torney are Set forth below.
Gowanda Armstrong
1262 Farnetts Rd.
Lakeland, Fl 33809
Willie Randolph
5929 3rd Avenue E.
Sebring, Fl 33876
Kenneth C. Glover, Esquire
505 Martin Luther King Jr., Ave.
Lakeland, FL 33802
(863) 682-6929
Any interested person on whom
this notice of administration is
served must object to the qualifi-
cations of the personal represen-
tative, venue, or jurisdiction of this
Court, by filing a petition or other
pleading requesting relief in accor-
dance with the Florida Probate
rules, WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THE
NOTICE ON THE OBJECTING
PERSON, OR THOSE OBJEC-
TIONS ARE FOREVER BARRED.
Any person entitled to exempt
property is required to file a peti-
tion for determination of exempt
property WITHIN THE lIME PRO-
VIDED BY LAW OR THE RIGHT
TO EXEMPT PROPERTY IS
DEEMED WAIVED. Any person


TIME PERIODS SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH
IS BARRED.
The date of first publication
of this notice is February 2'4;
.2005.
Personal Representative:
Thomas E. Dunn
2563 Colonel Ford
Drive
Lakeland, Florida
33813
Attorney for Personal Repre-
sentative:
GLENN T. SHELBY
Florida Bar No. 285269
Shelby, Medina &
Stargel, LLP
902 S. Florida Avenue,
Suite 101
Lakeland, Florida 33803
Telephone: (863) 577-
4000
Feb. 24, Mar. '3, 2005-0647


S245 South Central Avenue
Post Office Drawer 30
Bartow, Florida 33831
s (863) 533-7117
Florida Bar No. 021164
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0656



, The following vehicles will be
Sold at Public Auction on
s 03/14/05 for unpaid towing
and storage charges.
7 1979 Ford E-1 50
VIN# E11HHDC2450
1995 Ford Taurus
VIN# 1 FALP52U7SA233947
Public Auction will be held at
2615 Lakeland Hills Blvd. Lake-
land, FL at 12:00 p.m. All bids
must be paid in full CASH
ONLY.
Mar. 3, 2005-0735


ceeding, on plaintiff's attorney, a
default will be entered against you
for the relief demanded in the
Complaint or Petition.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated at POLK County this
22nd day of February, 2005
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By /s/ Shitlay Deschamps
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 2005-0666









March 3, 2005


M t m S


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC
REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC,
ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE
FOR AMERICA'S WHOLESALE
LENDER,
Plaintiff
vs.
MARTHA ORTIZ, et al.,
Defendants
CASE NO:
53-2004-CA-4535
DIVISION 11
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to an Order Reschedul-
ing Foreclosure Sale dated Febru-
ary 9, 2005 and entered in Case
,NO. 53-2004-CA-4535 of the Cir-
cuit Court of the TENTH Judicial
Circuit in and for POLK County,
Florida wherein MORTGAGE
ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION
SYSTEMS, INC, ACTING
SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR
AMERICA'S WHOLESALE
LENDER, is the Plaintiff and MAR-
THA ORTIZ; ASSOCIATION OF
POINCIANA VILLAGES, INC.; are
the Defendants, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash at
IN THE EAST END OF THE EAST
CORRIDOR FIRST FLOOR,
POLK COUNTY COURTHOUSE,
255 NORTH BROADWAY, BAR-
TOW, POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MAIN
ENTRANCE IS LOCATED ON
CHURCH STREET. NO ENTRY
IS POSSIBLE FROM BROAD-
WAY AVENUE. IN THE EVENT
ANY TEMPORARY CHANGE OF
LOCATION IS NECESSARY, THE
CLERK SHALL POST A "NOTICE
OF CHANGE" AT THE SALE LO-
CATION DIRECTING THE BID-
DERS TO THE TEMPORARY
SALE LOCATION. at 9:00 AM, on
the I6th day of March. 2005, the
following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment:
LOT 16, BLOCK 359, OF
POINCIANA 2 WEST, VIL-
LAGE 7, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF, AS
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
55, PAGES 5 THROUGH 18,
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA.
A/K/A 400 RIO GRANDE
COURT, KISSIMMEE, FL
34759
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave.
nue, Bartow. Florida Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
WITNESS my hand and the
seal of this Court on February 11.
2005.
Richard M. Weiss
Clerk Circuit Court
By: /s/ Lori Armijo
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0721




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
Earlene C. Wright
deceased.
Case Number:
05CP-0473
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of Earlene C. Wright; deceased,
Case Number 05CP-0473, is
pending in the Circuit Court for
PoRl C:.unr,, i:rida Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which is Rich-
ard M. Weiss, Clerk of the Court,
Pbst Office Box 9000, Drawer.CC-
4, Bartow, FL 33830-9000. The
names and addresses of the Per-
sonal Representative add the Per-
sonal Representative's attorney
are set forth below.
All creditors of the, decedent-
and other persons, who have
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate on whom a copy of
this notice has been served must.
file their claims with this Court.
WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-
TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF
A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons who have
claims or demands against the de-
cedent's estate, must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
ri-Hi. FIRST PUBLICATION OF
tHIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of first publication
of this notice is March 3, 2005.
Steven H. Wright, Personal Rep-
resentative
Johanna J. Stutsman, Personal
Representative
MICHAEL H. WILLISON, P.A.
Michael H Willison, Esquire
2033 F!. Edgewood Drive, Suite 1
Lakllatiid, Florida 33803

Flnritjciuui i'u u. ad/t ,
Attorney for Personal Representa-
tive
Mar. 3,10, 2005-0753


THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,.
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC
REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.
AS NOMINEE FOR WELLS
FARGO BANK, NA,
Plaintiff,
vs.
SHANNON BRUNKHORST, et
al.,
Defendantss.
CASE NO.
53-2004-CA-4030
DIVISION: 04
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to an Amended Final
Judgment, of Mortgage Foreclo-
sure dated February 9 2005 and
entered in Case NO. 53-2004 CA-
4030 of the Circuit Court of the
TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for
POLK County, Florida wherein
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC
REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.
AS NOMINEE FOR WELLS
FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff
and SHANNON BRUNKHORST;
POLK COUNTY BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; are
the Defendants, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash at
IN THE EAST END OF THE EAST
CORRIDOR FIRST FLOOR,
POLK COUNTY COURTHOUSE,
255 NORTH BROADWAY, BAR-
TOW, POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MAIN
ENTRANCE IS LOCATED ON
CHURCH STREET. NO ENTRY
IS POSSIBLE FROM BROAD-
WAY AVENUE. IN THE EVENT
ANY TEMPORARY CHANGE OF
LOCATION IS NECESSARY, THE
CLERK SHALL POST A "NOTICE
OF CHANGE" AT THE SALE LO-
CATION DIRECTING THE BID-
DERS TO THE TEMPORARY
SALE LOCATION. at 9:00 AM, on
the 16t1h day of March. 2005, the
following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment:
LOT 42 OF PINE LAKE SUB-
DIVISION, AS SHOWN IN
PLAT BOOK 56, PAGE 18,
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA.
A/K/A 3460 Shep-
herd Road, Mulberry,
FL 33860
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
C.oding you aro entitled at no
u,si to you, to the provision of ceri
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office oi the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
WITNESS MY HAND and the
seal of this Court on Febraryy
10,.2005.
Richard M Weiss
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/Lori Armijo
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0717


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY GENERAL JURISDIC-
TION DIVISION
U.S. BANK, N.A.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JACQUELINE L. BRUNSON, et
al.,
Defendant (s).
CASE NO.
2004-CA-4598-Div. 11
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated February 16,
2005, and entered in Case No.
2004-CA-4598-Div 11, of the Cir-
cuit Court of the TENTH Judicial
Circuit in and for POLK County,
Florida, wherein U.S. BANK, N.A.
is Plaintiff and JACQUELINE, L.
BRUNSON, et al., are Defendants,.
I will soil to the highest and best
bidder for cash in the East Corri-
dor, First Floor, Polk County
Courthouse, 255 North Broadway,
Bartow in Bartow, POLK County,
Florida. 900 o'clock on the 23rd
day of March, 2005, the following
described property as set forth in
said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 29 AND THE WEST 30
FEET OF LOT 31,.SUNRISE
PARK, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF, RE- .
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 11,
PAGE 48, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
a/k/a 2632 Mineola Drive,
Lakeland, Florida 33801
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
Necessary, the Clerk will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location..
IIyou are a pers-on with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance: Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
Working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or iHoida Relay Services 711.
DATED this 17th day of Febru-
ary. 2005.
llilHAIIUD M. V'EISS

By /s/ Lorn Armiljo
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0728


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
ROGER JEROME WYNN,
Deceased.
File No.
05-CP-0133
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of ROGER JEROME WYNN, de-
ceased, whose date of death was
November 23, 2004; File Number
05-CP-0133 is pending In the Cir-
cuit Court for Polk County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which is Post Office Box 9000,
Bartow, FL 33831. The names and
addresses of the personal repre-
sentative and the personal repre-
sentative's attorney are set forth
below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons, having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this no-
tice has been served, must file
their claims with this court WITHIN
THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME
OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
AlIother creditors of the dece-
dent and persons who have claims
or demands against the dece-
dent's estate, must file their claims
with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE
AFTER THE DECEDENT'S
DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of
this notice is: March 3, 2005.
TOMMIE LENA GRAHAM-
WYNN
Personal Representative
1100 Valencia Avenue
Haines City, FL 33844
DEREK B. ALVAREZ, ESQUIRE
Attorney for Personal Representa-
tive
Florida Bar No. 0114278
GENDERS ALVAREZ
A Professional Association
2307 West Cleveland Street
Tampa, Florida 33609
Telephone: (813) 254-4744
Facsimile: (813) 254-5222
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0730

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REG-
ISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS
NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE
HOME LOANS, INC.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
KEVIN MCELROY; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF KEVIN MCELROY;
UNKNOWN TENANT I; UN-
KNOWN TENANT II; and any un-
known heirs, devisees, grantees,
creditors, and other unknown per-
sons or unknown spouses claim-
ing by, through and under any of
the above-named Defendants,
Defendants.

CASE NO.:,
53-2005-CA-188-WH-08
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:
KEVIN MCELROY
1731 MEADOWBROOK
LAKELAND, FL 33803
OR *
20 LAKESHORE DRIVE
WAPWALLOPEN, PA 18660
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
KEVIN MCELROY
1731 MEADOWBROOK
LAKELAND, FL 33803
OR
20 LAKESHORE DRIVE
WAPWALLOPEN, PA 18660
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS
STATED, CURRENT RESI-
DENCE UNKNOWN
And any unknown heirs, devi-
sees, grantees, creditors and
other unknown persons or un-
known spouses claiming by,
through and under the above-
named Defendant(s), if de-
ceased or whose last known
addresses are unknown.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that an action to foreclose Mort-
gage covering the following real
and personal property described
as follows, to-wit:
Lot 6, Block 1, COLLEGE
HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, ac-
cording to the Plat thereof,
recorded In Plat Book 38,
Page 37, of the Public Re-
cords of Polk County, Flor-
ida.
has been filed against you, and
that you are required to serve a
copy of your written defenses, if
any, to it on Elizabeth Shannon
Pastras, Butler & Hosch, P.A.,
3185 South Conway Road, Suite
E, Orlando, Florida 32812 and
file the original with the Clerk of
the above-styled Court on or be-
fore 30 days from the first publi-
cation, otherwise a Judgment
may be entered against you for
the relief demanded in the Com-
plaint.
WITNESS my hand and seal of
said Court on the 28th day of Feb-
ruarv. 2005.
If you are a person with a dis-
ability who need any accommoda-
tion in order to participate in this
proceeding, you are entitled, at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call (TDD) (863) 534-
7777, or Florida Relay Service
800-955-8770.
Richard M. Weiss
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT

BY: /sl Summer White
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0745


FILED WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING
THE TIME PERIOD SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY
CLAIM FILED TWO (2)
YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE
OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication
of this Notice is March 3. 2005.
Personal Representative:
Virginia Turner Phelps
6272 Butternut Drive
Lakeland, Florida 33813
Attorney for Personal Representa-
tive:
George T. Coward, Attorney
Florida Bar No. 100779
P.O. Box 916
Lakeland, Fl. 33802-0916
(863) 683-7596
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0746


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
CREDIT BASED ASSET SERVIC-
ING AND SECURITIZATION LLC,
Plaintiff,
vs.
ANTHONY C. WHITEHEAD; UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF ANTHONY
C. WHITEHEAD; UNKNOWN
TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT
II; WINTER HAVEN HOSPITAL,
INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER
WITH LAKE WALES MEDICAL
CENTERS, INC., SUCCESSOR
BY MERGER WITH LAKE
WALES HOSPITAL ASSOCIA-
TION, INC.; CITRUS AND
CHEMICAL BANK; BROOKE
LAKES PHASE ONE HOMEOWN-
ERS ASSOCIATION, INC., and
any unknown heirs, devisees,
grantees, creditors, and other un-
known persons or unknown
spouses claiming by, through and
under any of the above-named
Defendants,
Defendants.

CASE NO.:
53-2005-CA-132-WH-07
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:
ANTHONY C. WHITEHEAD
4310 ROBERT WAY APT B
BARTOW, FL 33830-8822
OR
827 BROOK ROAD S
FORT MEADE, FL 33841
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF AN-
THONY C. WHITEHEAD
4310 ROBERT WAY APT B
BARTOW, FL 33830-8822
OR
827 BROOK ROAD S
FORT MEADE, FL 33841
BROOKE LAKES PHASE
ONE HOMEOWNERS ASSO-
CIATION, INC.
ADDRESS UNKNOWN
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS
STATED, CURRENT RESI-
DENCE UNKNOWN
And any unknown heirs, devi-
sees, grantees, creditors and
other unknown persons or un-
known spouses claiming by,
through and under the above-
named Defendant(s), if de-
ceased or whose last known
addresses are unknown.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that an action to foreclose Mort-
gage covering the following real
and personal property described
as follows, to-wit:
Lot 15, BROOKE LAKES
PHASE ONE, according to
the Plat thereof, recorded in
Plat Book 115, Page 30 and
31, of the Public Records of
Polk County, Florida. TO-
GETHER WITH that certain
2002 Jacobsen CLIII, bear-
ing serial number
JACFL22935A and
JACFL22935B.
has been filed against you, and
that you are required to serve a
copy of your written defenses, if
any, to it on Elizabeth Shannon
Pastras, Butler & Hosch, P.A.,
3185 South Conway Road, Suite
E, Orlando, Florida 32812 and
file the original with the Clerk of
the above-styled Court on or be-
fore 30 days from the first publi-
cation, otherwise a Judgment
may be entered against you for
the relief demanded in the Com-
plaint.
WITNESS my hand and seal of
said Court on the 25th dav of Feb-
ruarv. 2005 ... ... .
If you are a person with a dis
ability who need any accommoda-
tion in order to participate in this
proceeding, you are entitled, at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call (TDD) (863) 534-
7777, or Florida Relay Service
800-955-8770.
Richard M. Weiss
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
BY: /s/ TAMIKA JOINER
Deputy Clerk'
(Court Seal)
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0733



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVI-
SION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
PHELPS, ALVIN EUGENE
FILE NO.
05CP-01 11
Division: Probate
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the es-
tate' of Alvin Eugene
Phelps, deceased, whose
date of death was December
22, 2004, File Number 05CP-
0111, is, pending in the Circuit
Court for Polk County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which Is P. O. Box 9000,
Drawer CC-4, Bartow, Florida
33831-9000. The names and
addresses of the Personal rep-
resentative and the Personal
representative's attorney are
set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other, persons having
claims or demands against de-
cedent's estate on whom a
copy of this notice has iteen
served must file their claims
with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 ,
DAYS AFTER THE TIME
OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other creditors of the de-
cedent and other persons hav-
ing claims or demands against
the decedent's estate must file
their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO


CHILD.
Dated this 24th day of Febru-
ary, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Courts
BY: /s/ Victoria Hargrove
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2005-0738





"GRANT"'
YOURSELF A
LITTLE EXTRA
CASH. SELL
IT IN A
CLASSIFIED.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL
TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUS-
TEE OF AMERIQUEST MORT-
GAGE SECURITIES INC., ASSET
BACKED PASS-THROUGH CER-
TIFICATES, SERIES 2004-R3
UNDER THE POOLING & SERV-
ICING AGREEMENT DATED AS
OF APRIL 1, 2004, WITHOUT RE-
COURSE,
Plaintiff,
vs.
DAVID R. LANGOHR; LEAH E.
BROWN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF DAVID R. LANGOHR; UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF LEAH E.
BROWN; UNKNOWN TENANT I;
UNKNOWN TENANT II; ASSET
ACCEPTANCE CORP., A WITH-
DRAWN CORPORATION, and
any unknown heirs, devisees,
grantees, creditors, and other un-
known persons or unknown
spouses claiming by, through and
under any of the above-named
Defendants,
Defendants.

CASE NO.:
53-2004-CA-4942-WH-11
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:
DAVID LANGOHR
201 WEST PATTERSON
LAKELAND, FL 33801
OR
1330 E GARY ROAD
LAKELAND, FL 33801
OR
330 CALLTRIS AVENUE
POLK CITY, FLORIDA 33868
OR
1025 S COMBEE RD
LAKELAND, FL 33801-6319
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
DAVID R. LANGOHR
201 WEST PATTERSON
LAKELAND, FL 33801
OR
1330 E GARY ROAD
LAKELAND, FL 33801
OR
330 CALLTRIS AVENUE
POLK CITY, FLORIDA 33868
OR
1025 S COMBEE RD
LAKELAND, FL 33801-6319
-ADDRESS UNKNOWN
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS
STATED, CURRENT RESI-
DENCE UNKNOWN
And any unknown heirs, devi-
sees, grantees, creditors and
other unknown persons or un-
known spouses claiming by,
through and under the above-
named Defendant(s), if de-
ceased or whose last known
addresses are unknown.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that an action to foreclose Mort-
gage covering the following real
and personal property described
as follows, to-wit:
Lot 17 and West 1/2 of LOT
18 in BLOCK "B" of DIXIE-
LAND ADDITION TO LAKE-
LAND, FLORIDA, according
to the Plat thereof, recorded
in Plat Book 1, Page 67,
Public Records of Polk
County, Florida.
has been filed against you, and
that you are required to serve a
copy of your written defenses, if
any, to it on Elizabeth Shannon
Pastras, Butler',& Hosch, P.A,,
3185 South Conway Road, Suite
E; Orlando, Florida 32812 and
",- e n ,.,r]:irl a i .-i r. i, me Clerk of
thie AL. ..1. i,ld court on or be-
fore .-,'., dj I r.i ,-,the first publi-
cation, otherwise a Judgment
may be entered against you for
the relief demanded in the Com-
plaint.
WITNESS my hand and seal of
said Court on the 25th day of Feb-
ruay, 2005.
If you are a person with a dis-
ability who need any accommoda-
tion in order to'participate in this
proceeding, you are entitled, at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the court Administrator.
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call (TDD) (863) 534-
7777, or Florida Relay Service
800-955-8770.
Richard M. Weiss
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
BY: /s/ TAMIKA JOINER
Deputy Clerk,
(Court Seal)
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0734


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
IN RE: THE MARRIAGE OF
JOHN L. REESE,
Husband
and
TOSHIKO RIKIHISA,
Wife.
NOTICE OF ACTION DIS-
SOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
CASE NO.: 53-2005DR-
001871-0000-LK
SECTION: 02
TO. TOSKIKO RIKIHISA
JAPAN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Pe-
tition For Dissolution of Marriage
has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, if any, to
it on THOMAS J. CHAWK, Es-
quire Post Office Box 8209,
Lakeland, Florida 33802-8209, the
Petitioner's Attoriey, on or before
March 31 2005,'and file the origi-
nal with the Clerk of this Court ei-
ther before service on the Petition-
er's attorney or immediately there-
after; otherwise, a default will be
entered against you for the relief
demanded in the Petition.
UNDER SECTION 63.089,
FLORIDA STATUTES, FAILURE
TO FILE A WRITTEN RE-
SPONSE TO THIS NOTICE WITH
THE COURT OR TO APPEAR AT
THIS HEARING CONSTITUTES
GROUNDS UPON WHICH THE
COURT SHALL END ANY PA-
RENTAL RIGHTS YOU MAY
HAVE REGARDING THE MINOR


dent's estate, including unma-
tured. contingent or unliquidated
claims, must file their claims with
this court WITHIN THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL OBJECTIONS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
The date of the first publication
of this notice is March 3. 2005.
Personal Representative:
Gerald L. Black
311 S. Florida Avenue
Lakeland, Florida 33801
Attorney and Personal Represen-
tative:',
E. Snow Martin, Jr.
Florida Bar No. 050872
Martin & Martin, P.A.
200 Lake Morton Drive, Suite 300
Lakeland, Florida 33801
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0736


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
LASALLE BANK NATIONAL AS-
SOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR
CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF
BEAR STEARNS ASSET
BACKED SECURITIES, INC. AS-
SET BACKED CERTIFICATES.
SERIES 2004-1,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JERRY W. WELLS, III; ELIZA-
BETH THOMPSON A/K/A ELIZA-
BETH E. THOMPSON; UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF JERRY E.
WELL, III; UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF ELIZABETH THOMPSON
A/K/A ELIZABETH E. THOMP-
SON; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UN-
KNOWN TENANT II; FIRST
TRUST NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
TION, AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE
POOLING AND SERVICING
AGREEMENT, DATED AS OF
DECEMBER 1, 1997; KEY FED-
ERAL SAVINGS BANK; and any
unknown heirs, devisees, grant-
ees, creditors, and other unknown
persons or unknown spouses
claiming by, through and under
any of the above named Defen-
dants,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2004-CA-4013-WH-7
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE Is hereby given that
the.undersigned Clerk of the Cir-
cuit Court of Polk County, Florida,
will on the 16tlh day of March.
2005, at 9:00 o'clock A.M., at the
East corridor, first floor, 255 N.
Broadway in Bartow, Florida
33830 offer for sale and sell at
public outcry to the highest and
best bidder for cash, the fo!lowing-
described property situate in Polk
County, Florida:
LOT 1 3, WILL-0-
WOODS, ACCORDING
TO THE MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF, AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 67, PAGE 1,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF
POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA..
pursuant to the Final Judgment
entered in a case pending in
said Court, the style of which is
indicated above.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with a dis-
ability who needs any accom-
modation in order to partici-
pate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to
the provision of certain assis-
tance. Please contact the Of-
fice of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two
(2) working days of your re-
ceipt of this notice; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call
(TDD) (863) 534-7777, or
Florida Relay Service 800-955-
8770.
WITNESS my hand and official
seal of said Court this 1t l day
of February, 2005.
Richard Weiss
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
BY /s/ Lori Armiio
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0720








IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
IN RE. ESTATE OF
RUTH H. HARPER,
Deceased.
PROBATE FILE NO.
05CP-0387
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
AND NOTICE OF
ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate
of Ruth H. Harper, is pending in
the Circuit Court for Polk County,
Florida, Probate Division, the ad-
dress of which is Drawer CC-4,
P.O. Box 9000, Bartow, Florida
33831-9000. The estate is testate
and the date of the decedent's Will
and any Codicils are September
23, 1985. The names and ad-
dresses of the personal represen-
tative and the personal represen-
, tative's attorney are set forth be-
low.
All interested persons on whom
a copy of this Notice of Admin-
istration is served must file objec-
tions that challenge the validity of
the will, the qualifications of the
personal representative, venue, or
jurisdiction of this Court, by filing a
petition or other pleading request-
ing relief with this Court, in accor-
dance with the Florida Probate
Rules, WITHIN THREE MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate, including unmatured, con-
tingent or unliquidated claims, on
whom a copy of this notice is
served must file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THE LATER
OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR
THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE
OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other, persons having
claims or demands against dece-


notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated this 1Oth day of Eebot-
aMt. 2005.
RICHARD M WEISS
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
By. /s/ Lori Armiio
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 3. 10, 2005-0716



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NOTICE OF FINAL AGENCY
ACTION BY
THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA
WATER MANAGEMENT DIS-
TRICT
Notice is given that the District
Final Agency Action is approval of
the Environmental Resource Per-
mit on 5.94 acres to serve Com-
mercial Property known as Site
Plans Modifications. The project is
located in Polk County, Sectioh(s)
21, Township 27 South, Range 27
East. The permit applicant is Tem-
ples & Son, Inc. whose address is
604 US Hwy 17-92 N, Haines City,
FL.
The permit No. is
44026790.001.
The file(s) pertaining to the pro.
ject referred to above is available
for inspection Monday through Fri-
day except for legal holidays, 8
a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Southwest
Florida Water Management Dis-
trict (District) 170 Century Blvd.,
Bartow, FL 33830-7700.
NOTICE OF RIGHTS
Any person whose substantial
interest are effected by the Dis-
trict's action may request an ad-
ministrative hearing in accordance
with Section 120.569 and 120.57,
Florida Statutes (F.S.), and Chap--

ter 28-106, Florida Administrative
Code (F.A.C.), of the Uniform
Rules of Procedure. A request for
hearing must (1) explain how
the substantial Interest of each
person requesting the hearing
will be affected by the District's
action, or final action; (2) state
all material facts disputed by
each person requesting the
hearing or state that there are
no disputed facts; and (3) other-
wise comply with Chapter 28-
106, F.A.C. A request for hearing
must be filed with and received by
the Agency Clerk of the District at
the District's Brooksville address,
2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, FL
34604-6899 within 21 days of pub-
lication of this notice. Failure to file
a request for hearing within this
time period shall constitute a
waiver of any right such person
may have to request a hearing un-
der Sections 120.569 and 120.57,
F.S.
Because the administrative
hearing process is designated to
formulate final agency action, the'
filing of a petition means that the
District's final action may be differ-
ent from the position taken by it in
this notice of final agency action.
Persons whose substantial inter-
ests will be affected by any such
final decision of the District on the
application have the right to peti-
tion to become a party to the pro-
ceeding, in accordance with the
requirements set forth above.
Mediation pursuant to Section
120.573, F.S., to settle an admin-
istrative dispute regarding the Dis-
trict's final action in this matter is
not available prior to the filing of a
request for hearing.
Mar. 3, 2005-0748



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REG-
ISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC, AS
NOMINEE FOR HOUSEHOLD FI-
NANCE CORPORATION,
Plaintiff,.
vs.
RICHARD L. LAND, JR.; LEONA
M. LAND; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE
AS UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2004-CA-001586-0000-WH-
SEC08
RE-NOTICE OF FORECLO-
SURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Motion and Order
Resetting Foreclosure Sale Date
dated the 91t1 day of February,
2005, and entered in Case No. 53-
2004-CA-001 586-0000-WH-
SEC08, of the Circuit Court of the
10TH Judicial Circuit in and for
Polk County, Florida, wherein
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REG-
ISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS
NOMINEE FOR HOUSEHOLD FI-
NANCE CORPORATION is the
Plaintiff and RICHARD L. LAND,
JR.; LEONA M. LAND; JOHN
DOE; JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN
TENANTS) IN POSSESSION OF
THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are
defendants. I will sell to the high-
est and best bidder for cash at the
EAST END OF THE EAST COR-
RIDOR, 1ST FLOOR, POLK
COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 255 N
BROADWAY, BARTOW, FLOR-
IDA (ENTRY ON CHURCH
STREET), at the Polk County
Courthouse, in BARTOW, Florida,
at 9:00 a.m. on the 16th day of
March. 2005, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in
said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 9, MEADOW PLACE,
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 106, PAGE
49, OF THE PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA. -
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this


Florida Bar No.: 0474258
P. O. Box 1397 *
Lakeland, Florida 33802-1397
Telephone (863) 688-0741
Fax#: (863) 688-0472
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
TION f/k/a FIRST BANK NA-
TIONAL ASSOCIATION, TR U/A
dtd 6/1/98 (HOME EQUITY
LOAN TRUST 1998-2),
Plaintiff,
vs.
DAVID W. TOWNSEND and BER-
NICE TOWNSEND, his wife, et
al.,
Defendants.
Case No.
53-2002-CA-002900-
0000-00-SEC 08
NOTICE OF FORECLO-
SURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to a Summary
Final Judgment of Foreclosure
Including Award of Attorneys'
Fees and Costs dated October
8, 2003, entered in Case No.
53-2002-CA-002900-
0000-00-SEC 08 of the
Circuit Court of the 10TH Judi-
cial Circuit in and for Polk
County, Florida, wherein U.S.
BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
f/k/a FIRST BANK NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION, TR U/A dtd
6/1/98 (HOME EQUITY LOAN
TRUST 1998-2) is the Plaintiff
and DAVID W, TOWNSEND and
BERNICE TOWNSEND, his wife;
EQUICREDIT CORPORATION OF
AMERICA; JOHN DOE and JANE
DOE is/are Defendants, I will
sell to the.highest and best
bidder for cash at East End of
the East Corridor, First Floor,
Polk County Courthouse, 255
N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow,
Polk County, Florida in the City.
of Bartow, Florida at 9:00
o'clock A.M., on Wednesday,
the 16th day of March, 2005,
the following described prop-
erty, as set forth in said Sum-
mary Final Judgment of Fore-
closure Including Award of At-
torney's Fees and Costs, to-
wit:
Lot 59 of FOREST LAKE
ADDITION, according to the
Plat thereof, as recorded in
Plat Book 84, at Page 1, of
the Public Records of Polk
County, Florida.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk- will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale lo-
cation directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
DATED this 10th day of Feb-
ruary, 2005.-
RICHARD M. WEISS, Clerk
By: /s/Lori Armijo
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0718


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA Pro-
bate Division
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JOHN MENTO, De-
ceased,
SSN: 180-05-3130
Deceased.
File Number
05CP-0418
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of JOHN MENTO, deceased,
whose date of death was January
9, 2005, and whose Social Secu-
rity Number is 180-05-3136, is
pending in the Circuit Court for
Polk County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which is Polk
County Courthouse, 255 N. Broad-
way, P.O. Box 9000, Drawer No.
CC-4, Bartow, Florida 33831-
9000. The names and addresses
of the personal representative and
the personal representative's at-
torney are set forth below
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate, including unmatured, con-
tingent or unliquidated claims, on
whom a copy of this notice is
served must file their claims with
this court WITHIN THE LATER
OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, including unma-
tured, contingent or unliquidated
claims, must file their claims with
this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIOD SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AF-
TER THE DECEDENT'S DATE
OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of the first publication
of this Notice is March 3rd, 2005.
Personal Representatives
Arlene Chartorynsky
28 Sunset Lane
Levittown, NY 11756
Attorney for Personal Representa-
tives
Michael A. Johnson


If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711
WITNESS my hand and the
seal of this Court on this I1th day
of February 2005
Richard M. Weiss
Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ Summer White
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 3, 10. 2005-0739


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JAMES J. CROFT
Deceased.
Case Number:
2005CP-0315
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of JAMES J. CROFT, de-
ceased, File Number 2005CP-315,
is pending in the Circuit Court for
Polk County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which is Polk
County Courthouse, 255 North
Broadway, Bartow, Florida 33830
The names and addresses of the
personal representative and the
personal representative's attorney
are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate, including unmatured, con-
tingent or unliquidated claims, on
whom a copy of this notice is
served must file their claims with
this court WITHIN THE LATER OF
3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, including unma-
tured, contingent or unliquidated
claims, must file their claims with
this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of first publication
of this notice is March 3, 2005.
Personal Representative:
William V. Croft
3107 Country Club Lane
Jeffersonville, Indiana 47130
Attorney for Personal Representa-
tive:
Christopher J. Smith
WILLIAMS, SMITH & SUMMERS,
P.A.
380 West Alfred Street
Tavares, Florida 32778
(352) 343-6655
Attorney for Personal Representa-
tive
Florida Bar No. 0266248
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0752



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THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA SUC-
CESSOR BY MERGER TO
WELLS FARGO HOME MORT-
GAGE, INC.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JACKIE WAYNE HARDY, et al.,
Defendantss.
CASE NO.:
53-2004-CA-3461
DIVISION: 07
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:
BARRY BROWN
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:

.UNKNOWN
CURRENT ADDRESS:
UNKNOWN
FIRST FLORIDA FINANCIAL
LTD., INC., SUCCESSOR IN IN-
TEREST TO 1ST NATIONAL
BANK & TRUST
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:

c/o Joseph Furlong, Pres
2831 Ringling Blvd., Suite 122F
Sarasota, FL 34237
CURRENT ADDRESS:
UNKNOWN
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PAR-
TIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER, AND AGAINST THE
HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL
DEFENDANTS) WHO ARE NOT
KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR
ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UN-
KNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM
AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES,
HEIRS, DEVISEES, OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
UNKNOWN
CURRENT ADDRESS:
UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action to foreclose a mortgage on
the following property in POLK
County, Florida:
LOT 16, BLOCK L OF BELL-
VIEW PARK, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
8, PAGE 7, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a
copy of your written defenses
within 30 days after the first
publication, if any, on Echevar-
ria & Associates, P.A., Plain-
tiff's attorney, whose address
is 9119 Corporate Lake Drive,
Suite 300, Tampa, Florida
33634, and file the original
with this Court either before
service on Plaintiff's attorney
or immediately thereafter; oth-
erwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief de-
manded in the Complaint or pe-
tition.
This notice shall be published
once each week for two con-
secutive weeks in the POLK
COUNTY DEMOCRAT.








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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10th JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
IRWIN MORTGAGE CORPORA-
TION F/K/A INLAND MORTGAGE
CORPORATION,
PLAINTIFF
VS.
CARL BERRY, IF LIVING, AND IF
DEAD, THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIEN-
ORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES
AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST CARL BERRY; UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF CARL
BERRY, IF ANY; WACHOVIA
BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
F/K/A FIRST UNION NATIONAL
BANK, F/K/A IMPERIAL BANK
OF LAKELAND; POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA; CITIFINANCIAL EQ-
UITY SERVICES, INC.; UNTIED
STATES OF AMERICA, ACTING
ON BEHALF OF THE HOUSING
AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT;
THERESA ROBERTS; JOHN
DOE AND JANE DOE AS UN-
KNOWN TENANTS IN POSSES-
SION
DEFENDANTS)
CASE NO:
53-03-CA-4120
RE-NOTICE OF FORECLO-
SURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to an Order Granting the
Motion to Reset Foreclosure Sale
dated Februaty 9, 2005 entered in
Civil Case No. 53-03-CA-4120 of
the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judi-
cial Circuit in and for POLK
County, BARTOW, Florida, I will
sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at THE EAST CORRI-
DOR ON THE FIRST FLOOR at
the POLK County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 N Broadway Ave. in
Bartow, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 16th day of March, 2005 the
following described property as set
forth in said Summary Final Judg-
ment, to-wit:
BEGIN AT THE NORTH-
WEST CORNER OF SEC-
TION 1 2, TOWNSHIP
29 SOUTH, RANGE 23
EAST, POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA, RUN THENCE
SOUTH 0' 1 1'20"
EAST, 417.05 FEET;
THENCE NORTH
89'50'24" EAST,
499.43 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING;
THENCE RUN NORTH
0'11'20" WEST A
DISTANCE OF 40.0
FEET; RUN THENCE
NORTH 89'50'24"
EAST A DISTANCE OF
115.0 FEET; RUN
THENCE SOUTH
0'11'20" EAST A
DISTANCE OF 140.0
FEET; RUN THENCE
SOUTH 89' 50'24"
WEST 11 5.0 FEET;
RUN THENCE NORTH
0'11'20" WEST
100.0 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING.
All sales are to be held at the
east end of the east corridor,
first floor, of the Polk County
Courthouse located at 255 North
Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Flor-
ida. Please note that the main
entrance is located on Church
Street. No entry is possible from
Broadway Avenue.. In the event
any temporary change is neces-
sary, the Clerk will post a "Notice
of Change" at the sale location
directing the bidders to the tem-
porary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated this 10th day of Febru-:
arv, 2005. '
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Lori Armijo
Deputy Clerk
(CIRCUIT COURT SEAL)
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0715
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JENNIFER JILL STRICKLAND
GANS,
Deceased
File No.
05CP-0140
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of JENNIFER JILL STRICKLAND
GANS, deceased, File Number
05CP-0140 is pending in the Cir-
cuit Court for Polk County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which is Post Office Box 9000,
Bartow, Florida, 33831-9000. The
names and addresses of the Per-
sonal Representative and the Per-
sonal Representative's attorney
are set forth below. Said estate is
intestate.
ALL INTERESTED PER-
SONS ARE NOTIFIED
THAT:
All creditors of the decedent
having claims or demands against
decedent's estate on whom a copy
of this notice is served within four
months after the date of the first
publication of this notice must file
their claims with this Court
WITHIN THE LATER OF FOUR
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND
OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED


WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication
of this Notice is March 3, 2005.
Personal Representative
PATRICIA MOSHIER
5560 Moon Valley Drive
Lakeland, FL 33813
Attorney for Personal Repre-
sentative
THOMAS C. SAUNDERS
Florida Bar No. 386080
THOMAS C. SAUNDERS, P.A.
1940 East Edgewood Drive
Lakeland, FL 33803
(863) 687-6000
Attorney for Petitioner
Mar. 3, 10. 2005-0756


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA
CIVIL DIVISION
IN RE: FORFEITURE OF:
ONE THOUSAND TWO HUN-
DRED SIXTY-FOUR AND NO/100
DOLLARS ($1,264.00) U.S.
CURRENCY

CASE NO.: 2005CA-000680
SECTION: 08
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE
PROCEEDINGS
Unknown
AND ALL OTHER PER-
SONS who claim an interest in
the above-captioned property:
Grady Judd, as Sher-
iff of Polk County, Florida, ("
Polk County Sheriff's Office"),
gives notice of forfeiture pro-
ceedings pursuant to Sections
932.701-707, Florida Statutes,
in regard to the above-de-
scribed property ("Captioned
Property").
1. Captioned Property was
seized in or near Lake Wales, in
Polk County, Florida on or
about January 4, 2005, by the
Polk County Sheriff's Office and
Captioned Property is presently
in the custody of the Polk
County Sheriff's Office.
2. Any owner, entity, bona fide
lien holder, or person in posses-
sion of the property at the
time of seizure has the right, to
request an adversarial prelimi-
nary hearing from the Tenth
Judicial Circuit Court to deter-
mine whether probable cause
exists to believe that Cap-
tioned Property has been or is,
being used in violation of the
Florida Contraband Forfeiture
Act.
3. A Complaint seeking forfei-
ture of Captioned Property was
filed in the Circuit Court of the
Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for
Polk County on or about Febru-
ary 11, 2005.
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true
and correct copy of the forego-
ing was furnished to the ad-
dressee(s) herein this 17th day
of February. 2005.
CASSANDRA L. DENMARK, ES-
QUIRE
Polk County Sheriff's Office
455 North Broadway
Bartow, Florida 33830
(863) 534-6294
Florida Bar #0553247
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0729




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
MIDFIRST BANK,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JAMES NORMAN BELL, AND
UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS,
Defendants.
CASE NO.
53-2005-CA-0028
DIVISION: 04'
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: JAMES NORMAN BELL
AVOIDING SERVICE AT AD-
DRESS OF
2420 GOLFVIEW STREET
LAKELAND, FLORIDA 33801
UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWN-
ERS
AVOIDING SERVICE AT AD-
DRESS OF
2420 GOLFVIEW STREET
LAKELAND, FLORIDA 33801
You are notified that an action
to foreclosure a mortgage on the
following property in Polk County,
Florida:
LOT 3 AND THE WEST 1/2
OF LOT 4, RESUBDIVISION
OF LOT 45, BLOCK 2, OF
RESUBDIVISION OF PART
OF COUNTY CLUB ES-
TATES, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10,
PAGE 31, PUBLIC RECORDS,
OF POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA.
commonly known as 2420
Golfview Street, Lakeland,
Florida 33801 has been filed
against you and you are re-
quired to serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any, to it
on Michelle G. Castillo of
Kass, Shuler, Solomon, Spec-
tor, Foyle & Singer, P.A.,
plaintiff's attorney, whose ad-
dress is P.O. Box 800, Tampa,
Florida 33601, on or before
April 4, 2005, (or thirty (30)
days from the first date of pub-
lication, whichever is later) and
file the original with the Clerk
of this Court either before
service on Plaintiff's attorney
or immediately thereafter; oth-
erwise a default will be en-
tered against you for the relief
demanded in the Complaint.
DATED February 23, 2005.
Richard M. Weiss
CLERK OF THE COURT
By: /s/ Angelica Herrera
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Feb. 3, 10, 2005 0726




NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
AUTOBODY RESURRECTION
CENTER, INC. gives Notice of
Foreclosure of Lien and intent
to sell vehicles pursuant to
subsection 713.78 of the Flor-
ida Statutes that on 03/28/
2005, 8:00 am at 1203
GEORGE JENKINS BLVD LAKE-
LAND, FL 33815-1365. AUTO-
BODY RESURRECTION CENTER,
INC. reserves the right to ac-
cept or reject any and/or all
bids.
VIN# 1FTRF1 2W64NA42887
2004 FORD F1 50
VIN# 1FTNX21L34ED90252


2004 FORD F250
VIN# 1 FTYR1 4U9WPB24442
1998 FORD RANGER
VIN# 1FTEF14N2MNA99767
1991 FORD F1 50
VIN# 1FMDU32X9VUC84600
1997 FORD EXPLORER
VIN# 1 G1LT53T9NT1 78837
1992 CHEVROLET CORSICA
VIN# 1HGCB7654PA025203
1993 HONDA ACCORD
VIN# 1G2JD11K4J7531214
1988 PONTIAC SUNBIRD
VIN# 4B3AU52N7VE1 6631 5
1 997 DODGE AVENGER
Mar. 3, 2005-0754


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDIC-
TION DIVISION
HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORPO-
RATION III, a Delaware corpora-
tion,
Plaintiff,
vs.
MATTIE W. ROBINSON, if
alive and if deceased, et al.,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2005-CA-0254-SEC 7
NOTICE OF ACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE
TO:
MATTIE W. ROBINSON, DE-
CEASED, LAST KNOWN
RESIDENCE 1002 SOUTH-
EAST 2ND STREET, MUL-
BERRY, FLORIDA 33860,
CURRENT RESIDENCE UN-
KNOWN AND ALL UN-
KNOWN PARTIES WHO MAY
CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGN-
EES, CREDITORS, TRUS-
TEES, SUCCESSORS IN IN-
TEREST, OR OTHER PAR-
TIES CLAIMING AN INTER-
EST IN THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY BY, THROUGH,
UNDER, OR AGAINST SUCH
PERSONS) AND ALL HAV-
ING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE
ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR IN-
TEREST IN THE PROPERTY
HEREIN DESCRIBED. RESI-
DENCE UNKNOWN
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that an action has been com-
menced to foreclose a Mortgage
on the following real property, ly-
ing and being situated in Polk
County, Florida, more particularly
described as follows:
THE WEST 135.0 FEET OF THE
EAST 285.0 FEET OF THE FOL-
LOWING DESCRIBED PROP-
ERTY: BEGIN AT THE NORTH-
WEST CORNER OF THE
NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION
12, TOWNSHIP 30 SOUTH,
RANGE 23 EAST, RUN THENCE
SOUTH 0 DEG 01' WEST
ALONG THE WEST LINE OF
SAID NORTHEAST 1/4 A DIS-
TANCE OF 527.15 FEET, RUN
THENCE EAST A DISTANCE OF
20.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING FOR THIS DE-
SCRIPTION, CONTINUE
THENCE EAST A DISTANCE OF
385.0 FEET, RUN THENCE
SOUTH 0 DEGREE 01' WEST
AND PARALLEL WITH SAID
WEST LINE A DISTANCE OF
150.0 FEET, RUN THENCE
WEST A DISTANCE OF 385.0
FEET, RUN THENCE NORTH 0
DEGREE 01' EAST AND PARAL-
LEL WITH SAID WEST LINE A
DISTANCE OF 150.0 FEET TO
THE POINT OF BEGINNING,
LESS THE NORTH 10.0 FEET
THEREOF.
This action has been filed against
you and you are required to serve
a copy of your written defense, if
any, to it to Carl M. Sugarman,
P.A., whose address is 9700
South Dixie Highway, Suite 550,
Miami, FL 33156, on or before
thirty (30) days after the first publi-
cation of this Notice of Action and
file the original with the Clerk of
this Court either on or before April
4, 2005, or immediately thereafter;
otherwise, a default will be entered
against you for the relief de-
manded in the complaint.

If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
WITNESS my hand and official
seal of this Court on this 24th day
of February, 2005.
Richard M. Weiss
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Angelica Herrera
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0727



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
In Re The Estate Of:
WILLIAM LEO SCHWABLAND,
JR.,
Deceased
File Number:
05CP-0405
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of WILLIAM LEO SCHWABLAND,
JR., deceased, File Number
05CP-0405, is pending in the Pro-
bate Court, Polk County, Florida,
the address of which is: Clerk of
Court, Post Office Box 9000,
Drawer CC-4, Bartow, Florida
33830: The names and addresses
of the personal representative and
the personal representative's at-
torney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent,
and other persons having claims
or ,demands against decedent's
estate, including unmatured, con-
tingent or unliquidated claims, on
whom a copy of this notice is
served, must file their claims with
this court, WITHIN THE LATER
OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR
THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE
OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent, and other persons having
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, including unma-
tured, contingent, or unliquidated
claims, must file their claims with
this court WITHIN THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL OBJECTIONS, CLAIMS
OR DEMANDS NOT SO FILED


WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication
of this notice is March 3, 2005.
Personal Representative:
Deborah Elise Sharpe
2801 Fairmont Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33803
Attorney for Personal Representa-
tive:
Joseph A. Morrison
3500 South Florida Avenue, Suite
3
Lakeland. FL 33803
(863) 644-3399
Florida Bar Number: 313793
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0731


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVI-
SION
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA-
TIONAL ASSOCIATION F/K/A
WELLS FARGO BANK MINNE-
SOTA, NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
TION, AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE
POOLING AND SERVICING
AGREEMENT DATED AS OF
AUGUST 31,, 1998, SERIES 1998-
C,
PLAINTIFF,
VS.
MAE HENDERSON, ET AL.,
DEFENDANTSS.
.CASE NO:
53-05CA-0146-SEC08
NOTICE OF ACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE
TO: KENT ALVIN HENDERSON;
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KENT
ALVIN HENDERSON; and
SHERMER R. HENDERSON
whose residence is unknown if
he/she/they be living; and if
he/she/they be dead, the unknown
defendants who may be spouses,
heirs, devisees, grantees, assign-
ees, lienors, creditors, trustees,
and all parties claiming an interest
by, through, under or against the
Defendants, who are not known to
be dead or alive, and all parties
having or claiming to have any
right, title or interest in the prop-
erty described in the mortgage be-
ing foreclosed herein.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that
an action to foreclose a mort-
gage on the following property:
THE N 1/2 OF LOT 1
IN BLOCK G OF FLOR-
ENCE CITRUS GROW-
ERS ASSN. SUBDIVI-
SION, WINTER HAVEN,
FLORIDA, AS SHOWN
BY MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED
IN THE OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE CIR-
CUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA, IN PLAT
BOOK 6, PAGE 11.
has been filed against the cor-
poration and the corporation is
required to serve a copy of
your written defenses, if any,
to it on DAVID J. STERN, ESQ.
Plaintiff's attorney, whose ad-
dress is 801 S University Drive,
#500, Plantation, FL 33324 on
or before April 4. 2005 (no
later than 30 days from the
date of the first publication of
this notice of action) and file
the original with the clerk *of
this court either before service
on Plaintiff's attorney or imme-
diately thereafter; otherwise a
default will be entered against
you for the relief demanded in
the complaint or petition filed
herein.
WITNESS my hand and the seal
of this Court at POLK County,
Florida, this 25th day of Febru-
ary, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
BY: /s/ Angelica Herrera
DEPUTY CLERK
(Seal)
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF:
LAW OFFICES OF DAVID J.
STERN
801 S. UNIVERSITY DRIVE,
SUITE 500
PLANTATION, FL 33324
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0732




THE CIRCUIT COURT OF,THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
WELLS FARGO BANK MINNE-
SOTA, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR
REGISTERED HOLDERS OF OP-
TION ONE MORTGAGE LOAN
TRUST 2001-D, ASSET-BACKED
CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2001-D,
Plaintiff,
vs.
PATRICK CORBETT, et al.,
Defendantss.
CASE NO.
53-2004-CA-3226
DIVISION: 11
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to an Amended Final
Judgment of Mortgage Foreclo-
sure dated February 10 2005 and
entered in Case NO. 53-2004-CA-
3226 of the Circuit Court of the
TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for
POLK County, Florida wherein
WELLS FARGO BANK MINNE-
SOTA, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR
REGISTERED HOLDERS OF OP-
TION ONE MORTGAGE LOAN
TRUST 2001-D, ASSET-BACKED
CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2001-D,
is the Plaintiff and PATRICK
CORBETT; KATHLEEN COR-
BETT; are the Defendants, I will
sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at IN THE EAST END OF
THE EAST CORRIDOR FIRST
FLOOR, POLK COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE, 255 NORTH BROAD-
WAY, BARTOW, POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA. PLEASE NOTE THAT
THE MAIN ENTRANCE IS LO-
CATED ON CHURCH STREET.
NO ENTRY IS POSSIBLE FROM
BROADWAY AVENUE. IN THE
EVENT ANY TEMPORARY
CHANGE OF LOCATION IS NEC-
ESSARY, THE CLERK SHALL
POST A "NOTICE OF CHANGE"
AT THE SALE LOCATION DI-
RECTING THE BIDDERS TO
THE TEMPORARY SALE LOCA-
TION. at 9:00 AM, on the 17th
day of March. 2005. the following
described property as set forth in
said Final Judgment:
LOT 1, OF COUNTRY
TRAILS ADDITION, AC-
CORDING TO THE MAP OR
PLAT THEREOF, AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 85,
PAGE 25, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF POLK


COUNTY, FLORIDA.
TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE
HOME LOCATED THEREON
AS A PERMANENT FIXTURE
AND APPURTENANCE
THERETO, DESCRIBED AS:
A 1997 PALM HARBOR MO-
BILE HOME, MODEL NAME
11601 B, ID# PH099583AFL
& PH099583BFL, AND TI-
TLE# 74071169 & 74071173.
A/K/A 4852 Country
Trails Drive, Polk
City, FL 33868
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceedinn you are entitidri at nn


cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
WITNESS MY HAND and the
seal of this Court on February

Richard M. Weiss
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0723



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
WM SPECIALTY MORTGAGE
LLC, WITHOUT RECOURSE,
Plaintiff,
vs.
LELA F. SANDERS; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF LELA F. SANDERS;
UNKNOWN TENANT I; UN-
KNOWN TENANT II; GREEN
CONSTRUCTION SERVICES;
and any unknown heirs, devisees,
grantees, creditors, and other un-
known persons or unknown
spouses claiming by, through and
under any of the above-named
Defendants,
Defendants.

CASE NO.:
53-2005-CA-519-07
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:
LELA F. SANDERS
1625 LINCOLN AVENUE
LAKELAND, FL 33803
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
LELA F. SANDERS
1625 LINCOLN AVENUE
LAKELAND, FL 33803
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS
STATED, CURRENT RESI-
DENCE UNKNOWN
And any unknown heirs, devi-
sees, grantees, creditors and
other unknown persons or un-
known spouses claiming by,
through and under the above-
named-Defendant(s), if de-
ceased or whose last known
addresses are unknown.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that an action to foreclose Mort-
gage covering the following real
and personal property described
as follows, to-wit:
The East 11.00 feet of the
West 31.00 feet of Lot 23,
and the East 11.00 feet of
the West 31.00 feet of the
North 31.50 feet of Lot 24,
and the West 31.00 feet of
the South 18.50 feet of Lot
24, and the East 170.00 feet
of Lot 24 of HIGHLAND
GROVES SUBDIVISION, ac-
cording to the plat thereof,
as Recorded in Plat Book
20, Page 7, Public Records
of Polk County, Florida.
has been filed against you, and
that you are required to serve a
copy of your written defenses, if
any, to it on Elizabeth Shannon
Pastras, Butler & Hosch, P.A.,
3185 South Conway Road, Suite.
E, Orlando, Florida 32812 and
file the original with the Clerk of
the above-styled Court on or be-
fore 30 days from the first publi-
cation, otherwise a Judgment
may be entered against you for
the relief demanded in the Com-
plaint.
WITNESS my hand and seal of
said Court on the 28th day of Feb-
ruarv. 2005.
If you are a person with a dis-
ability who need any accommoda-
tion in order to participate in this
proceeding, you are entitled, at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call (TDD) (863) 534-
7777, or Florida Relay Service
800-955-8770.
Richard M. Weiss
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
BY: /s/ Summer White
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0758


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Notice of Public Hearing
Qity of Bartow
The Planning and Zoning Commission (Local Planning Agency) of the
City of Bartow will hold a Public Hearing at 5:30 p.m., Monday, March 14,
2005 in the City Commission Chambers, at 450 North Wilson Avenue,
Bartow, Florida. The purpose of this meeting is to review and recommend
action to the City Commission on the following applicationss:
Application #CPA-05-12-SS Review and recommendation to the City
Commission of a request to amend the Future Land Use Map of the City
of Bartow Comprehensive Plan to designate annexed lands LDR, Low
Density Residential. The property is owned by Bob W. Stanley, Et Al. and
is located on the west side of US Highway 17 South, immediately south
of Mann Road in Section 17, Township 30 South, Range 25 East, Polk
County, Florida.
Application #Z-05-03 Review and recommendation to the City Commis-
sion of a request to amend the Zoning Map of the City of Bartow zone an-
nexed lands R-1, Single Family Residential. The property is owned by
Bob W. Stanley,. Et Al. and is located on the west side of US Highway 17
South, immediately south of Mann Road in Section 17, Township 30
South, Range 25 East, Polk County, Florida.
If a persons decides to appeal any decision made by the Board, Agency,
or Commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting, or
hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings, and for such pur-
pose, may need to ensure that a verbatim record includes the testimony
and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. All interested prop-
erty owners are invited to comment, either by attending the meeting or by
mail. No objections being raised, it is presumed none exist. A copy of the
complete application, Unified Land Development Code, Zoning Map,
Comprehensive Plan and Future Land Use Map is available for inspec-
tion by the public at the City Planning Department located at 450 North
Wilson Avenue, Bartow, Florida. The office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
.p.m .
Reply to:
a, ,r,,iing Department
FP' Bo, 1069'
Bartow, Florida 33831 .
Mar. 3, 2005-0757
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF' 'THE 10:r, JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY. FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION "
WELL-, F.RGO BANK, N.A., AS

PLAINTIFF
.VS: .
TERHEIH:E MICHAEL MASON,
IF LIVING, AND IF DEAD, THE
U Ir '"le ', rlrJ 'i -'iU i: E- HEIRS,
I'E.'ISEEL:. 'R'fTEE, AS-
SIGNEES LEit'_",R:' ,REDI-
TORS, -TRuiL:1: 1 : "iO ALL
OTHERl"PARTIES CLAIMING AN
IfITERE' T BY, rH .:, ''-.H, UN-
tLEF O,, ",.-r:T TERRENCE
MICHAEL l.l-,.'lJ UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF TERRENCE MI-
-CHEL .'I"':'. IF ANY; POLK
"J.uiT, L.-'i CH'i JOHN DOE
Al ji"hE ,DE "': UNKNOWN
TENANTS IN POSSESSION
D EFENDA NT (S) ..
CASE NO:
53-2004-CA-002993-0000-00
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a 'Surmmary Final.
Judgment of Foreclosure dated
February 11 2005 entered in Civil
Case No. 53-2004-CA-002993-
0000-00 of the Circdit Court of the
10TH Judicial Circuit in and for
POLK C:,.u.-i, E-RTO',i' Florida,
.I w ill sel .:-. ir,.- i ri, : ,-,, i best
bidder for cash at TH'E EAST
CORRIDOR -ON T.-E FIRST
FLOOR at the POLK County
Courthouse located at 255 N
Broadway Ave. in Bartow, Florida,
at 9:00 a.m., on the. 18th day of
March 2005 the following de-
.criDedi prop.,nh a;. _'l forth in
said Summary Final Judgment, to-
w it: .
.5LOT 2, THE RESUBDI-
VISION -OF LOT '46 IN
BLOCK 3 OF COUNTRY
CLUB ESTATES, 'AC-
CORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF' RE-
CORDED IN :PLAT
-BOOK 10, PAGE 31,
OF THE PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
All tale-s are I r rild 31 inri
east end oi in-e ea1, ,'orr.ior
irzn IIcio Iri PonI, C':'univ
,Cc'urfhouse I.lc latd at31 2',', orirl.
Broadway Avenue, Bartow, 'Flor-
ida Fiease nore ir,.at ire main
ni[rar-..; i.,c aic .jonr, Church
Street,'No entry is possible from
Broadway Avenue. r, in I.'.
any leTr.p,:.r', crari-,q3 .: n ::'.-.
sar% ire r.v, ll rpoii r a 1' '
of r'C t, r. 3-ji ir,i i\. I,:..:-
direS.:l ,, iri? e ld, :..,t .. I-. T,'
porar: 1 I', sf,,-,r
If you are a p-,.'.o-, .'.,n disabilities
h .:- nr ^ l ,-z r,: .:,: r ,,T ,. J`1 i;,:." ;,-,
orad r Io p .ch:'p.l' itr.i. p.,,.
Ceei d,: l ou i ae e,-rille. al .:
COsl 0o 'ou 10 me pr.. r. .o:.1 :.r.r
lain alisssiance Please conia.,.:l It,-.
Office of the C ur'.' i .dmrinitraior
(8631 534-4.,0 ilrn Ir..:, i2
working days of your receipt of this
notice;,if you arp'hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services,711.: "'
Dated this 15th day of Febru:
arM. 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Circuit Cour.t
By: /S/ -II.: P,:.,r. -,
Deputy Clerk
(CIRCUIT COURT SEAL)
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0725


IN THE CIRCUIT- COURT
OF THE 10th JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL' JURISDICTION
DIVISION
CENTEX HOME EQUITY COM-
PANY, LLC D/B/A CENTEX
HOME EQUITY CORPORATION,
PLAINTIFF
VS.
CHARL'ES S. FOWLER A/K/A
CHARLES STEPHEN FOWLER,
IF LIVING, AND IF DEAD, THE
UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, AS-
SIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDI-
TORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL
OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN
INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UN-
DER OR AGAINST CHARLES S.
FOWLER A/K/A CHARLES STE-
PHEN FOWLER; SHEILA
FOWLER; POLK COUNTY,.
FLORIDA; PROVIDIAN NA-
TIONAL BANK; JOHN DOE AND
JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TEN-
ANTS IN POSSESSION
DEFENDANTSS,
CASE NO:
53-2003-CA-2506-WH-SEC-11
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Summary Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated
February 10 2005 entered in Civil
Case No. 53-2003-CA-2506-WH-
SEC-11 of the Circuit Court of the
10TH Judicial Circuit in and for
.POLK County, BARTOW, Florida,
I will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash at THE EAST
CORRIDOR ON THE FIRST
FLOOR at the POLK County
Courthouse located at 255 N
Broadway Ave. in Bartow, Florida,
at 9:00 a.m. on the 1 fth day of
March 2005 the following de-
scribed property as set forth in
said Summary Final.Judgment, to-
wit:
LOT 98, PINE LAKE
SUBDIVISION, AC-
CORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 56,. PAGE 18,
OF THE PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
All sales are to be held at the
east end of the east corridor,
first floor, of'the Polk County
Courthouse located at 255 North
Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Flor-
ida. Please note that the main
entrance is located on Church
Street. No entry is possible from
Broadway Avenue .In the event
any temporary change is neces-
sary, the Clerk will post "'Notice
of Change" at the sale-location
directing the bidders to the tem-
porary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated this Jith day of Febru-
a-y, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(CIRCUIT COURT SEAL)
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0724


SERVICES
TIM HUTCHINSON
All Types Roofing
Apartments, Residential,
Commercial.
Toll free
1-888-672-8356.
FL.S. license # CCC056374.

WALTZ'S LAWN AND
LANDSCAPE.
Residential, commercial,
licensed, insured.
FREE ESTIMATES
863-712-1655
863-533-5760.
Email: pkr1025@hotmail.com

AIRBORNE TREE SERVICE
Complete tree service availa-
ble. Licensed and Insured.
Free Estimates. Senior and
Military discounts. 863-370-
0221.


BASS LAWN CARE
Free estimates given.
Commercial or Residential.
ICall 533-2244.
Licensed and Insured.
BIG JOSH TREE SERVICE
Remove trees, stumps, lot
cleaning. Have bucket truck,
back hoe. Insured, licensed,
free estimates. 863-285-9172.

C. J.'S Portable Welding
Call us for all your welding
needs. Don't take your weld-
ing to town. I will come to you.
Call us today. 1-863-533-6795
office-1-863-521-7819 mobile.
CALVIN'S HAULING INC.
Topsoil, concrete, wash, fill
dirt, alsoieveling with a trac-
tor. Call'533-1852 leave mes-
sage if no answer.
DALE BAILEY'S
Sod, mulch, fill dirt, grading,
irrigation supplies, landscap-
ing, free estimates, delivery
available. 2835 SR 60 E Bar-
tow. (863)533-0624.
JT PAINTING and Pressure
Cleaning. Interior, exterior,
and all types of small repairs.
Free estimates. 1-888-689-
8188.
K W LAWN SERVICE
C.. .rrm .- .,:; 1i R ;. ,i ri "i
2 4*5'-- or 581-4892:

PHOTOGRAPHY. WE do
weddings and more! Call
Creech Photography at 533-
5676.
POLK PAINTING, interior, ex-
terior, free estimates, li-
censed. Mike Thomas at 863-
412-9169.
PORTRAIT AND wedding
photography. Children, fami-
lies, pets, in-home sittings.
Jack Littlefield, Photographic
Memories. 533-9064.


Public

Notices

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA PRO-
BATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
CHARLES E. CASSMAN
Deceased
File No.:
05CP-0353
Division: PROBATE'
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of CHARLES E. CASSMAN,
deceased, whose date .of death
was December 18, 2004, and
whose Social Security Number is
305-05-5214, is pending in the Cir-
cuit Court for Polk County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which is P.O. Box 9000; Drawer
CC4, Bartow, Florida 33831. The
names and addresses of the per-
sonal representative and the per-
sonal representative's attorney are
set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this no-
tice has been served must file
their claims 'with this court WITHIN
THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
.PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME
OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having,
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate must file their claims '
with this court WITHIN 3 MCONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
' WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIOD SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2). YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of
this.notice is March 3. 2005.
Personal Representative:
Helen F. Cassman
4871fFoxwood Boulevard
Lakeland, Florida 33810
Attorney for Personal Representa-
tive:
Daniel Medina, L.L.M.,
Florida Bar No. 0027553
SHELBY, MEDINA & STARGEL,
LLP
902 South Florida Avenue
Suite 101
Lakeland, Florida 33803


Telephone: (863) 577-4000
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0749


Bartow /

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h 533-4
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FOUND
SET OF car keys on sidewalk
in front of Mitchell Insurance,
105 West Broadway, Fort
Meade. 285-7176.

FREE
55-GALLON STEEL Drums.
Contain residue of soy-based
printing ink. They're behind
The Democrat on Summerlin
Street. Help yourself.

WOOD PALLETS. No two
alike. Stack stuff on 'em. Use
'em for firewood. Just don't
bring 'em back. Outside The
Democrat, Florida Avenue
and Summerlin Street. Come
help yourself.


WANTED
TO BUY
USED FISHING Reels work-
ing or not. 533-9548.



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
BANKERS TRUST COMPANY OF
CALIFORNIA AS TRUSTEE UN-
DER THE POOLING AND SERV-
ICING AGREEMENT SERIES
2001-B,
Plaintiff,
vs.
RUSSELL EASTHAM: TRAN-
SOUTH FINANCIAL CORPORA-
TION; UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA; BRANDY EASTHAM;
JOHN DOE; JANE DOE AS UN-
KNOWN TENANTS) IN POS-
SESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2001 CA-004670-0000-WH
RE-NOTICE OF FORECLO-
SURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Motion and Order
Resetting Foreclosure Sale Date
dated the 10 th day of Februay,
2005, and entered in Case No. 53-
2001CA-004670-0000-WH, of the
Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial
Circuit in and for Polk County,
Florida, wherein BANKERS
TRUST COMPANY OF CALIFOR-
NIA AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE
POOLING AND SERVICING
AGREEMENT SERIES 2001-B is
the Plaintiff and RUSSELL
EASTHAM; TRANSOUTH FINAN-
CIAL CORPORATION; UNITED
STATES OF AMERICA; BRANDY
EASTHAM; JOHN DOE; JANE
DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS)
IN POSSESSION OF THE SUB-
JECT PROPERTY are defen-
dants. I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at the EAST
END OF THE EAST CORRIDOR,
1ST FLOOR, POLK COUNTY
COURTHOUSE, 255 N BROAD-
WAY, BARTOW, FLORIDA (EN-
TRY ON CHURCH STREET), at
the Polk County Courthouse, in
BARTOW, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 17th day of March. 2005, the
following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment, to
wit:
LOTS 19G, EVANS ACRES,
THE NORTH 324.06 FEET OF
LOT 19, EVANS ACRES, AS
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
75,. PAGE 13, PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA LESS AND EX-
CEPT THE NORTH 274.06
FEET OF THE WEST 794.87
FEET THEREOF, SUBJECT
TO INGRESS-EGRESS AND
UTILITY EASEMENT OVER
THE WEST 30.00 FEET
THEREOF AND SUBJECT
TO A DRAINAGE EASE-
MENT OVER THE EAST
40.00 FEET'THEREOF;.
TOGETHER WITH THAT
CERTAIN 2000'LIMITED MO-.
BILE HOME ID#
FLA14615565A/B.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of thePolk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the 'main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; it you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated this 11th day of Febru-
ary, 2005.
RICHARD M WEISS
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
By: / Lor Armijo_
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 3, 10. 2005-0722


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NOTICE
POLK COUNTY BoCC
PROJECTS:
For information on Polk Coun-
ty BoCC procurements,
please visit our website at
www.polk-county.n'et, select
the "Notice of Bids" link under
"Doing Business" for a list of
all active solicitations for Invi-
tations to Bid, Request For
Proposals, Requests for Infor-
mation, Requests for Pre-
Qualification and other pro-
curement opportunities. To
download bid documents, se-
lect the link for the desired
project and complete the bid
summary/registration form
and fax it to Polk County Pur-
chasing at 863-534-0055. If
the bid document contains in-
formation that is unable to be
downloaded, the link will list
further instructions. All solici-
tations and procurement infor-
mation are also available in
the lobby of the Purchasing
Division, 2470 Clower Lane,
Bartow, FL 33830 between
the hours of 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.
Monday-Friday.
To guarantee receipt of ad-
denda, it is necessary to
complete a Bid-Registration
form which may be ob-
tained from the County's
website or the Purchasing
Division Office.


Don't be
Silent, Cal! -
Tell 'em
... in a.
classified!




Public

Notices



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
ALPHA BRITTON,
Plaintiff,
v.
LATOSHA LOCKETT; ISRAEL
LOCKETT, her husband; TEN-
ANT #1; TENANT #2; and. ANY
AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, AND
UNDER, AND AGAINST THE
HEREIN-NAMED DEFENDANTS
WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE
DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER
SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY
CLAIM AN INTEREST AS
SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIM-
ANTS,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
2004CA-004623
SECTION 1 T
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that pur-
suant to a Summary Judgment in
Foreclosure entered in the above-
entitled cause in the Circuit Court
'of Polk County, Florida, the real
property described as:
Lot 8, Block 16,
Weswego Unit #3, ac-
cording to the map or
plat thereof as recorded
in Plat Book 12, Page 32
of the Public Records of
Polk County, Florida.
will be sold at public sale, to
the highest and best bidder for
cash, at the Polk County Court-
house. First Floor. East End of
East Corridor, 255 North
Broadway Avenue. Bartow. Polk
County, Florida, at 9:00 a.m.,
on March 17, 2005.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from, Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the:Clerk will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale lo-
cation directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Witness my hand and seal
this 14th day of February,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Court
By: I/s/ Felicia Borders
As Deputy Clerk
(COURT SEAL)
Mar. 3, 10, 2005-0714


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FOR SALE
1930's Chifforobe $300. Call
709-1246 after 6 p.m.

2 100 mg. zip drives with
SCSI connections for Macin-
tosh. $30 each OBO. Call
Joanne 533-4183.
3 SCANNERS for Macintosh.
Have SCSI connections. $40
each or best offer. Call
Joanne at 533-4183.
ANTIQUE UPHOLSTERED
Mahogany sewing rocker,
$85.00. call 533-8538.
DINET GLASS table w/4
chairs. Brand new. Asking
$300. Please call if interested
@ 519-3486.
MILLER THUNDERBOLT 225
amp Welder-good leeds, sm.
Welding table and helmet
$150. 5 ft x 8 ft. heavy utility
trailer (never used) $550. Call
646-5457 after 7 p.m.
MULCH FOR SALE
BY THE YARD. Red mulch
$10/yard. White mulch,
$8/yard. Homeland, call 533-
2285 ext. 23.
TAN COUCH, loveseat ad
chair with Aztec pillows $200.
Frigidaire, electric 4 top self
cleaning stove $200. 863-559-
0423.
"TWO HOMES on Walnut Dr.
in Fort Meade, 3 bedroom, 2
bath, and 3 bedroom, 1 bath,
with appliances. $89,900 and
$79,000 respectively. Call
Sandy Larrison, Joe L. Davis,
Inc. at 773-2128".
WINTER CLARENCE-DAVIS
Tree Farm-Replanting, must
clear field! Need to replace
lost or damaged trees due to
the hurricanes? Get your
trees now at a reduced price.
Crape myrtles, Muskogee,
Natchez and Tuscaroras eight
to fifteen feet tall, 65.00-
125.00. Drake Elms, 20 feet,
4.5-5.5 caliper, 150.00. Pre-
Dug, ready to load. Limited
quantities, call Now! 863-285-
8991.


GARAGE SALE
SATURDAY ONLY, 8:00-1:00
1185 Ilene Avenue, Richland
Manor. Huge Sale. Clothes,
toys, holiday decor. etc.

SATURDAY, 7:00 a.m. -? 670
Azalea Drive.. Furniture,
clothes, books, knick-knacks
and much more. Everything
must go.
SATURDAY, 7:00. 575 Ethe-
lene Street. 5 family sale. Cof-
fee table & end tables, glass-
ware, clothes, to much to
mention.
SATURDAY, MARCH 5th.,
8:00-1:00. 520 Heather Court,
Bartow. Huge family sale.
Tools, wicker and miscellane-
ous.

724 NORTHEAST Third Fort
Meade. Friday 3/4, Saturday
3/5. 8:00-2:00. Clothes,
dishes, ceiling fans, patio fur-
niture, miscellaneous.

ANTIQUE DINING table,
tools, collectables, 'clothes,
video games, glassware. 195
Myrtle Street, Bartow. Satur-
day 5th. 533-8042.
CARTS, FILE cabinets, shelv-
ing, office chairs, etc. May
miscellaneous. North Semi-
nole near Post Office, Fort
Meade. Saturday, March 5th.
FORT MEADE Mobile Home
Park; 1023 '2nd Street South-
east. Saturday, March 5. 8:00
til 3:00.. Household goods,
clothing. Lots miscellaneous.

LOTS OF toys, pair of Guinea
pigs, pair of Parakeets,
household items, furniture,
lots of stuff. 38 Cactus Circle,
Thornhill Estates off of Spirit
Lake Road. Saturday, 8-1.

MOVING SALE, Saturday,
8:00-2:00. Furniture, drapes,
bedspreads, clothes, miscella-
neous. 1785 Emerson Avenue
South.
MULTI FAMILY. 885 Mann
Road, 9:00-2:00. March 5th,
Saturday. No Early Birds
Please. Open house for sale
during these hours.
RELAY FOR Life. Friday and
Saturday. 301 NE 3rd. Street,
Fort Meade.


HAPPY 12TH

BIRTHDAY

CLIFTON GARCIA


APARTMENT
FOR RENT
EFFICIENCY APARTMENT
all utilities included, swimming
pool. 533-5553.

COLONIAL SQUARE Apart-
ments. Remodeled 1 and 2
bedroom. Starting ,at $445.
Water, sewer, garbage includ-
ed. 533-4651.

EFFICIENCY FURNISHED
QUIET private room, large
picture window, refurbished
tile bath, carpet, AC. All utilit-
ies furnished, cable, Lightsey
area. 533-6459.
UNDER NEW
MANAGEMENT
COUNTRY LIVING
Single story homes. Like new
studios and 1 bedroom
starting at $379.
Bear Creek Apartments
863-534-3243 / 863-533-0180

HOUSE
FOR SALE
1145 ILENE Avenue,, 3 bed-
room, 2 bath, 1675 living sq.
ft. Appliances, new paint, roof,
large' corner lot, fence back
yard, $115,000. 534-1641.

1240 S. Woodlawn. 3 bed-
room, 2 bath, family room,
den, fireplace, CHA, Applian-
ces, 1388 living area, 1753 to-
tal area. $95,000.00. 602-
3098for appointment.
AFFORDABLE BARTOW
HOME Lovely 3 bedroom, 1
bath new carpet, paint and
kitchen. Range price $56,900-
$64,900. Mardy or Randy @
Lockhart & Associates.
863-293-1234 P4573053.
BEAUTIFUL RED BRICK'
home in desirable SE Bartow
neighborhood. $140,000 gets
you over 1500 sq. ft. living
area in this one-owner 3/2
home with Florida room,-extra
closets, kitchen pantry and
wet bar, swimming pool, large
screen porch with built-in
counter and enclosed laundry
room, 2 car carport and utility
room, free standing 8x10
workshop with a/c unit, irriga-
tion systems, fenced back
yard, and new roof No dam-
age from the hurricanes!
,Available February 1, 2005.
Call. 863-533-6383 or 863-
640-8708 for an appointment
to see this great house. Leave
message if no
answer.$150,000 2255 E.
Helen Circle, Bartow, Fl.

MOBILE HOME
FOR SALE
.14 X 50 2 bedrooms, new
bathroom, like new condition.
All furniture stays including
new w/d, $15,000. 863-285-
6059.

OFFICE SPACE
FOR RENT
510 S. Broadway, Office for
rent, 1200 square feet, $900
month deposit. 1 year lease.
Call 863-603-7715 or 863-
533-4482.
HISTORIC DOWNTOWN Bar-
tow. Walking distance to
Courthouse. Newly renovated
offices, approximately 400 sq.
ft. each plus reception area,
men/women 'restrooms and
kitchen. $495 per month per
office, includes utilities. 863-
533-6003.
NEW 1,000 sq. ft. office suite
for lease in Bartow. $1100 per
month. Call Quality Realty &
Investments, 533-0888.

VEHICLE
FOR SALE
2000 CHEVROLET Cavalier,
2 dr., auto, AM/FM radio, air,
59,000 miles, black, $5450.
863-519-5801 or 863-412-
8899.

1996 CADILLAC Fleetwood
Brougham, 90,000, good con-
dition, $5400. 534-2678 ext.
465.


CHILD CARE
WILL KEEP your child in my
home, evenings, nights and
weekends. References. Prefer
10 and under. Will provide
snacks and meals. 533-5760
or 712-5182.


on March 5th

Lo[e. 'irlIa, Ma'k, Lenton &
* Katelyn
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GENERAL
HELP WANTED

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NEW PAY PACKAGE!
Good Benefits! Competitive
Pay. Paid Vacation and
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Recent Grads Welcome!
Tuition Reimbursement
Program Available.
1-888-562-9066
driveccc.com


GENERAL
HELP WANTED
INDUSTRIAL SPRAY
PAINTER
Local Trailer Manufacturer
has opening for an experience
Industrial Spray Painter. Must
Have air assisted/airless ex-
perience Using Acrylic Enam-
el paint. We offer competitive
wages and A full benefits
package.
Apply at:
Human Resources
General Engine Co., Inc.
Eager Beaver Trailers
14893 Highway 27
Lake Wales, Fl. 33859

LAWN SPRAY TECH
Excellent opportunity w/a
growing local Lawn Spray
/Pest Control Co. HS diploma
or GED, good .driving record.
Desire to learn & excel re-
quired. We offer Competitive
starting pay, monthly bonus,
commissions, health ins., &
company savings plan. Drug
Free Workplace. Applications
avail Mon-Thurs 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
530 W. Brannen Rd (863)646-
2360.
LEGAL- SECRETARY experi-
enced part-time, flexible
schedule. P. 0. Box 92, Bar-
tow, 33831.
MANAGER, MANAGER-
TRAINEE, clerk. Apply XYZ
Liquors, 295 US Highway 17
South, Bartow.

MECHANIC Bowling Green
Small Engine. Must have
tools and transportation. Call
863-375-4056.
NEED SOMEONE who can
do carpenter work, painting
and plumbing. Must be relia-
ble. 533-3234.
NEEDED PART time caution
flaggers for local motor cross
track. Saturday and Sunday
from 8:30-4:15. Call 224-
0238.
NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING
salesperson. We have an im-
mediate opening in an estab-
lished territory. Experience
helpful, but will train. The Polk
County Democrat. Call Linda
at 533-4183.
NOW HIRING waitress, full
and part time. Bartow Family
Restaurant. 534-8048.


WELDERS WANTED!
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March 3, 2005


Out of My Range byP awn Wade


Beans


So Much More Than Baked


Yummy beans can make a
meatless dinner or stretch left-
overs into a new and delicious
dinner.
Recipes this week come from
www.bushbeans.com, the website
- of Bush's Foods.

Five Minute Chili Con
S, Queso Dip
Prep time: 1 minute
Cook time: 3 minutes.
1 can (15.5,,,.ounces) Bush's
Chili Magic Chili Starter
1 jar (15 5 ounces cheese dip
2 bags of tortilla or corn chips
Ifn microwavable bowl, mix
Chili MNdagl 'Chili Starter and
cheese. Heat 2 or 3 minutes, or
until cheese meltss. i
Stir as needed.
Serve with chips.


Red Beans And Rice


10 Minute Summer Salad
Makes 4 servings
Preparation time: 10 minutes
1 can (16 ounces) Bush's Best
Garbanzo beans, rinsed and
drained
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
1 can (2.25 ounces) sliced black
olives, drained
2 green onions, chopped
1/4 cup Italian salad dressing
4 large lettuce leaves
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
In a medium bowl, combine
garbanzo beans, tomatoes, olives,
green onions and dressing. Mix
well. Spoon salad onto four let-
tuce-lined plates; top with cheese.


All-American Chili
1 pound lean ground beef
1 cup onion, chopped
1 cup green pepper, chopped
2 cans (15 ounces) Bush's Best-
Chili Beans
1 can (14.5 ounces) diced toma-
toes
1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
1/2 cup water
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon -alt
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons oregano


Unroll each pizza crust and cut
each crust in half crosswise and
lengthwise to make eight pieces
Divide bean mixture evenly onto
half of each portion.
Fold dough over to enclose fill-
ing; press edges to seal Place or
baking sheet. Cut slits in tops,
brush lightly with oil and sprin-
kle with Parmesan cheese.
Bake in oven for 18 to 20 min-
utes or until browned.
Serve with salsa, sour cream or
guacamole.


Artichoke, Pinto Bean and
Sun-dried Tomato Dip
Makes 4 servings
Created by Michael Romano,
executive chef at Union Square
Cafe in New York City
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
1 jar prepared baby artichokes,
chopped
1 can (16 ounces) Bush's Pinto
Beans, undrained
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
1/4 cup chicken stock
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive
oil
Kosher salt, to taste
Freshly ground black pepper,
to taste
1/2' cup pitted black nicoise
or gaeta olives, chopped
1/2 cup oil-packed sun-dried
tomatoes, drained and chopped
s2 tablespoons fresh -mint
leaves, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons fresh basil,
coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon fresh parsley,
coarsely chopped
In 3-quart saucepan combine
artichokes, Bush's Pinto Beans,
garlic, stock, lemon juice, olive oil,
salt and pepper. Bring to a boil
and then lower flame and simmer
covered, for 10 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients and
continue simmering, uncovered,
an additional 5 minutes to con-
centrate the liquid. Serve imme-
diately or at room temperature
with crackers or toast points.


Asian Garbanzo Bean Salad
Makes 4-6 servings
Created by celebrity fitness
and nutrition experts Nancy
Kennedy and Bobby Strom
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
1 bag (14 ounces) frozen broc-
coli florets
1/2 box (6 ounces) frozen snow
peas
2 cans (16 ounces) Bush's Best
Garbanzo Beans, drained and


I easpoon ;ugar rinsed
Shredded cheddar cheese (gar- 2 'ans(8 oylc.-) qtVrO~V


nish)
In large pan.. cook beef, onion,
and green pepper until meat .is,
browned. Drain excess grease.
Stir in remaining ingredients,
except cheese. Bring to boil.
Cover, reduce heat, and sim-
mer for 20 minutes. Garnish with
cheddar.


Butter Bean Soup


Armchair Quarterback
Black Bean and
Cheese Calzones
Makes 8 servings
Created by Edwina Gadsby of
Great Falls, a runner-up in the
2004 Bush's Best Beans Gameday
Recipe Contest
1 can (15 ounces) Bush's Best
Black Beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup Mexican blend cheese
1/2 cup green enchilada sauce
1/2 cup roasted .red peppers
from ajar, drained and chopped
1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
2 cans (13.8 ounces) refrigerat-
ed pizza dough
Olive oil
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grat-
ed
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Line large baking sheet with foil.
Lightly grease foil; set aside.
In a large bowl conmbinc beans,
cheese, enchilada sauce, peppers,
and corn; set aside.


nuts
4 tablespoons olive oil
4 tablespoons rice vinegar
4 tablespoons lite soy sauce
4 tablespoons sesame seeds
2 tablespoons honey
SIn medium pan, cook broccoli
florets and snow peas until
thawed. While broccoli and peas
are simmering, heat small
saucepan over medium heat and
add remaining ingredients.
Cook until warm, stirring occa-
sionally.
Combine both mixtures, toss
and serve:'


Baja Rice & Beans
Makes 6 servings
1 medium green pepper, diced
1 medium onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 Table-poon olive oil or canola
oil
1 can (14.5 ounces) chicken
broth
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 can (15 ounces) Bush's Best
Black Beans, drained and rinsed
1 can (16 ounces) Bush's Best
Pinto Beans, drained and rinsed
1 can (10 ounces)- diced toma-
toes with green chilies, undrained
1 package (10 ounces) frozen
corn, thawed
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 cup cooked rice,
Grilled chicken breast
In a large skillet, saut6 the
green pepper, onion, and garlic in
oil for 3 minutes.
Stir in the broth and cumin.
Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer
for 15 minutes. Add black beans,
pinto beans, tomatoes, corn and
vinegar. Heat thoroughly.
Serve over rice and top with
grilled chicken.


Baked Butter Beans
Makes 3-4 servings
1-16 ounces can Bush's Best
Large Butter Beans, reserving
liquid
2 strips bacon
1 tablespoon bacon drippings
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 cup liquid drained from
beans
Drain Bush's Best Large
Butter Beans, reserving the liq-
uid. Set both aside. Cook bacon
until crisp; drain and crumble.
Leave one tablespoon of the bacon
fat in the pan and in it cook the
onion until soft, about 5 minutes.
Combine butter beans, crum-
bled bacon, onion, seasonings and
1/4 cup liquid drained from beans.
Put all in a small greased casse-
role.
Bake uncovered 30 minutes in
a 350 degree oven. If beans
become dry, add some of the
reserved liquid.


Baked Mexican Chili Pasta
Makes. 6-8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
1 pound ground beef
1 onion, chopped
2 cans (15.5 ounces) Bush's
Chili Magic Chili Starter
1 can (14 1/2 ounces) diced
tomatoes
.1/2 pound elbow macaroni
1 can (4.5 ounces) chopped
green chilies
4 cups (16 ounces) shredded
Mexican cheese blend, divided
Preheat the oven to 350
degrees. Coat a 9" x 13" baking
dish with nonstick cooking spray.
In a large skillet, brown the
ground beef with the onion over
medium heat; drain if necessary.
Add the Chili Magic and diced
tomatoes; cover and cook for 10
minutes, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, cook the macaroni
according to the package direc-
tions; drain.
In a large bowl, combine the
chili, macaroni, green chilies, and
three cups cheese; mix well and
spoon into the baking dish.
Top with the remaining cheese,'
then bake for 12 to 15 minutes or'
until heated through and the
cheese melted.


Barbecued Chicken Risotto
Makes 4 to 6 servings
1 small onion, chopped
1 pound boneless and skinless
chicken breast, cut into bite size
pieces
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 can (16 ounces) Bush's Best
Chili Beans
3/4 cup uncooked regular long
grain rice
1 can (11 ounces) whole kernel
sweet corn, drained
1/2 cup barbecue sauce.
1 cup water
6 ounces Monterey Jack
cheese, shredded
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
In medium non-stick pan,
saut6 onion and chicken in oil
until cooked. Mix in beans, rice,
corn, barbecue sauce and water.
Bring to a boil, cover pan and sim-
mer for 20 minutes.
Stir in cheese. Cover and
remove from heat. Let stand 2
minutes and stir again.
Top with cilantro.


Black Bean and


Mango Salad
Created by Evan Kleiman,
executive chef and owner of
Angeli Caffe, Los Angeles
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
1 can (15.8 oz) Bush's Best
Black Beans, drained and rinsed
2 cups mango, diced
1 cup sweet red bell pepper,
diced
6 green onions, thinly sliced
1/4 cup cilantro leaves,
chopped
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 seeded jalapeno pepper,
minced or hot sauce to taste
Salt to tLaste
Combine ingredients in bowl.
Toss and serve.


Bush's Backyard Black
Bean Burgers
Serves: 6
Recipe courtesy of Barbecue
America's Rick Browne
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Chilling time: 1 hour
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
2 cans (15 ounces each) Bush's
Best Black Beans, rinsed and
drained
1/2 cup whole wheat or all-pur-
pose flour
1/4 cup yellow cornmeal
1/2 cup chunky salsa
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon garlic salt
Hamburger buns
Place beans in food processor;
process until fairly smooth. Add
flour, cornmeal, salsa, cumin and
garlic salt. Process until well com-
bined. Spoon mixture into 6 balls
on a large plate and refrigerate at
least 1 hour or up to 4 hours
before cooking.
Heat barbecue grill or ridged
grill pan over medium heat. Coat
grill or pan lightly with oil. Form
each ball into a 4-inch patty about
1/2-inch thick. Place the patties
on the grill or in pan and cook
until browned and heated
through, 4 to 5 minutes per side.
Serve on hamburger buns with
your favorite toppings.


Black Bean & Cheese
Lettuce Wraps
Makes 6 servings.
Created by celebrity fitness
and nutrition experts Nancy
Kennedy and Bobby Strom
Prep time: 15 minutes
1 can (15 ounc,.-as Bush' Best
Black Beans, rin,..' and drained
1/4 cup chopped chives or
green onions
1/2 cup cooked brown rice
1/3 cup fat free Italian salad
dressing
1/2 cup plain low fat feta or
goat cheese, crumbled
12 large leaves Boston lettuce
Set beans and chives in sepa-
rate shallow bowls.
Combine rice, salad dressing
and cheese in small bowl. Scoop
into third shallow bowl.
Set leaves on plate and allow
guests to create own lettuce
wraps.


Black Bean C x '1eso Dip
ServeF -
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
1/4 cap butter or margarine
1 large onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, pressed
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups milk
2 packages (8 ounces) shredded
cheddar cheese
2 cans (15 ounces) Bush's Best


Black Beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (4.5 ounces) chopped
green chiles
1 teaspoon Worcestershire
sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground red pep-
per
Tortilla or corn chips
Melt butter in a large soup pot
over medium heat; add onion and
saute 8 minutes.
Add garlic and saut6 2 minuteE
or until onion is tender.
Stir in flour until smooth; cook
mixture, stirring constantly, 1
minute. Gradually add milk, stir-
ring constantly, until thickened.
Add cheese, stirring constantly
over low heat until cheese melts.
Stir in beans and remaining
ingredients, gently stirring until
mixture is thoroughly heated.
Serve warm with chips or crack-
ers.


Black Bean Salad
Makes 6 to 8 servings
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
1 yellow bell pepper, diced
1/2 cup diced red onion
1 can (15.25 ounces) corn,
drained
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon cilantro
1/4 cup olive oil
4-5 tablespoons red wine vine-
gar
1 teaspoon lime juice
Freshly ground pepper
Salt
1 can (15 ounces) Bush's Best
Black Beans, drained
Lettuce leaves
Tortilla chips
Cut all the bell peppers and
red onion into 1/4 inch dice. In a
salad bowl, combine bell peppers,
onion, corn kernels, garlic and
cilantro and toss to mix.
Add olive oil, vinegar, lime
juice and salt and pepper to taste
and toss again.
Add beans mixing well.
Serve over a bed of lettuce with
tortilla chips.


Black Bean, Mango and
Steak Salad with
Peanut-Garlic Dressing
Makes 4 servings ,
Created by Janice Elder of
Charlotte, a runner-up in the
2004 Bush's Best Beans Gameday
Recipe Contest
1/4 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pep-
per
1 envelope (.75 ounce) Italian
or garlic and herb dry salad dress-
ing mix
1 beef flank steak (1 pound)
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
1 package (10 ounces) Italian
mix salad greens
1 can (15 ounces) Bush's Best
Black Beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup fresh mango, seeded,
peeled and chopped
To make dressing, whisk
peanut butter, water, lime juice,
soy sauce, red pepper, and 2 tea-
spoons of salad dressing mix in
small bowl; set aside.
Trim fat from steak. In a small
bowl, combine remaining salad
dressing mix and sesame oil,
Brush over steak on both sides.
Gill steak on stove over medi-
um heat for 17 to 20 minutes for
medium doneness, turning once.
In a medium bowl, combine
beans and mango. Add some of
the dressing, tossing to coat.
Divide bean mixture atop salad
greens on plates. Thinly slice
meat and place atop bean mix-
ture.


Black Bean Taco Bake
Makes 4-6 servings
1 lb. ground beef or turkey*
1 can (15 ounces) Bush's Best
Black Beans, undrained
1 package (1.25 ounces)
McCormick taco seasoning
1 can (8.75 ounces) whole ker-
nel corn, drained
1/2 cup chunky salsa
1 cup shredded Monterey jack
or cheddar cheese
1 cup broken up tortilla chips
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Brown meat in a large skillet over.
medium heat, drain excess liquid.
Add beans, taco seasoning, corn,
and salsa to the meat, simmer for
10 minutes.


Transfer mixture to 9" x 13"
baking dish, sprinkle on cheese


and tortilla chips, and place in
oven. Bake for 10 minutes,
remove from oven and serve.
For a meatless dish, you may
substitute 1 can (16 ounces)
Bush's Best Pinto Beans for beef
or turkey.


Red Beans and Rice
Prep time: 17 minutes
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
3 celery stalks, chopped
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 pound andouille sausage,
sliced (or use any smoked
sausage)


2 cans (16 ounces) Bush's Best
Red Beans
3 tablespoons Creole seasoning
Hot cooked rice
Saut6 green pepper, onion, gar-
lic, and celery in vegetable oil
until tender. Add sausage, and
cook until done.
Pour inbeans and Creole sea-
soning.
Cook until simmering.
Serve over hot cooked rice.


Easy Chili Pizza
Makes 6 individual pizzas
1 can (15 1/2 ounces) Bush's
Chili Magic Chili Starter
1 pound ground beef
1 onion, chopped
1 can (14 1/2 ounces) diced
tomatoes, drained
6 6-inch pita breads
3 cups (12 ounces) "shredded
mozzarella cheese
Preheat the oven to 400
degrees. In a large skillet, brown
the ground beef and onion over
medium heat; drain.
Add the Chili Magic Chili
Starter and diced tomatoes; mix
well.
Spread equal amounts of the
mixture over the pitas and top
with the cheese. Place on rimmed"
baking sheets and bake for 10 to
12 minutes, or until the cheese is
melted and the pita is crisp.
Cut into wedges and serve.
For a spicier flavor, substitute
shredded Mexican cheese blend
for the mozzarella cheese.


Cornbread Hoppin' John
Makes 6 servings


5 slices bacon
1 medium onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
2 cans (15.5 ounces) Bush's
Best Blackeye Peas
1/2 to 1 teaspoon hot. sauce


1 recipe.cornbread mix
Salsa
Sour cream
Cook bacon in skillet unti.
crisp. Remove bacon and drain
reserving bacon drippings.
Measure 2 tablespoons of drip.
pings and cook onion and bell pep.
pers for about 4 minutes, jusi
until tender.
Add peas and hot sauce. Heat.
Prepare cornbread mix using E
9"x13" pan. Cook 12 minutes oi
until toothpick inserted is clear
when removed. Cut into 2-incl-
squares. Top with blackeye peas.
Then top with salsa, soui
cream, and crumbled bacon.


Emma's Lucky Casserole
1 jar (20 ounces) salsa
1 can (14.5 ounces) Bush's Best
Mixed Greens, well drained
2 cans (15.5 ounces) Bush's
Best Blackeye Peas, rinsed and
drained
1/2 pound ham, finely chopped
1 recipe cornbread mix
1-1/2 cup shredded cheddar
cheese.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Lightly grease a 9"x13" pan.
In medium bowl, combine salsa
(reserving 1/4 cup), greens, black-
eyed peas, and ham.
Prepare cornbread mix accord-
ing to instructions pn package.
Pour half iof the coi-nbread better
on the bottom of thO'paa. Laver
on the black eyed feab mixture.
Pour remaining cornbr'td'batter
to cover the top of the pah.
Bake for 60 minutes. Top with
cheese. Return to the oven for 3
minutes or until cheese is melted.
Garnish top with salsa iC.dqAired.


Italian Bean Skillet with,
Corn Bread Dumplings (
Makes 5 servings.'
1 pound groundd ItelIan
sausage
1 can (16'ounces, Bish' Best-
Pinto Beans, drained "
2 cans (14.5 ounces. [talianr,
seasoned tomatoes
1 box cornbrear mi\x made per
manufacturers directions
1/2 cup shredded cheddar
cheese
Brown sausage in large skillet,
drain. Add Bush's Best Pinto
Beans and tomatoes. Heat over


medium heat until simmering.
In medium bowl, combine pre-
pared cornbread mix and cheddar
cheese. Spoon tablespoons over
the bean mixture.

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