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The Polk County


Democrat Vol. 74, No. 59


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THURSDAY
March 31, 2005
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'We're Doing Our Job'



Local Guardsmen Prepare for Afghanistan


By RUSTIN DWYER
Staff Writer

America's military is a $400
billion company that employs.
more than two million American
men and women. Currently a
quarter of a million of them are
serving abroad somewhere, where
every day, the prospect of death is
a very real one.
In Iraq, 1,527 Americans have
been killed and 11,442 more have
suffered serious injuries. Nearby,
in Afghanistan, 159 American sol-
diers are dead and 435 more have
been wounded.
All of these numbers are
increasing everyday, but here on
the home front, the abstract
nature of faceless body counts
carries little meaning. It is nearly
impossible to convert a living col-
lection of flesh and blood into a
statistic and vice versa.
But here is a number that you
might have a little more success
coming to terms with 51.
Fifty-one men, many hailing
from Bartow and nearly all from
Polk County, are being deployed
to one of the most dangerous
places to be on the face of the
earth right now.
This will be the last weekend
Battery A of the 2nd Battalion,
116th Field Artillery will be at its
home base in the Bartow
Municipal Airport for probably a


long time. The unit is shipping off
to Camp Shelby in Mississippi to
train before going to Afghanistan
as part of Operation Enduring
Freedom.
For the majority of the unit,
whose average age is the early
20s, this will be the first time
they have ever had to leave the
country, much less travel into a
hostile environment.
Who are these men? These 51
are a collection 'of everyday
human beings, many of whom
people in Bartow know well -
they are people you attended high
school alongside, went to church
with, hung out with and so on.
Soon they will become merely
0.0002 percent of the currently
engaged American soldiers in the
world. But all the while, they
remain who they once were and
always will be not Bartowans,
not Floridians and not even
Americans, but human beings.
These are just a few of the sto-
ries the soldiers were willing to
share:

Tim Knowles
Senior radio operator Tim
Knowles is no stranger to combat.
In 1989 he joined the Army think-
ing it would be an easy and safe
way to make money. The next
thing he knew, he was an
infantryman in the deserts of
Kuwait, his sweaty, shaking


palms clinging a to a sniper rifle.
"For me to say that I wasn't
scared or for anyone to say they
weren't scared, they would be
lying to you," Knovyles said.
Dealing with fear will be cru-
cial for some of the unit's younger
members, said the 35-year-old
Davenport resident.
Instead of panicking,, he said,
they should adopt a "controlled
fear." Fear can be controlled by
knowing what is happening, how
to respond, and being prepared.
He also has warned against
getting fixated on when the unit
will return to the States.
"You can't worry about that,"
he said. "You're going to drive
yourself crazy, because you have
no control over that. Worry about
the stuff you can control."
Knowles said he does his best
to offer an ear for fellow soldiers
to voice their reservations about
combat to, and as the departure
date draws closer, his ear is ever
more in demand.
It's nothing new for Knowles.
Aside from being a soldier,
Knowles has a little experience
helping people deal with prob-
lems. He has been working as a
juvenile and mental health coun-
selor for more than five years and
looks to continue with that after
his service is done.
"Hopefully I'll open up a pri-
vate practice for counseling, both


individual and family," he said.
Knowles, who graduated col-
lege with a degree in criminal jus-
tice, spent multiple years working
at the Polk City juvenile justice
facility as a counselor. It's a pas-
sion that he said stems from his
own upbringing.
"I always had a good childhood
and had people to talk to, and
that's what I want these kids to
learn: it's not a matter of stealing
and breaking the law, there's
always options."
He said no other job could give
him the same feeling as when a
young man calls him six months
after leaving a facility to thank
him.
"That's a great feeling," he said
with a smile.
His two roles in life may seem
opposites, but Knowles said the
same core values discipline,
accountability and taking respon-
sibility for yourself apply to
both.
That's not to say he has all the
answers. Knowles admits he has
fears of his own, and the biggest
one is centered around his fellow
50 soldiers.
"The biggest fear is losing
somebody else. It's not so much
something happening to me,
because that's something I can

(See Page 11A Col. 1)


County Won't Take Sides



In Peace Creek Regulation


IN A BUZZ OF ACTIVITY, the men of Battery
A of the 1126th Field Artillery scramble to get their
gear in order for inspection on Tuesday. The unit,
which is based at Bartow Municipal Airport, has
been activated for the first time since World War II.


Bartow's "Relay for Life"
American Cancer Society fund
raiser is "the top Relay for Life by
far" among the nine such events
held in Polk County, according to
Neal Duncan, general chairman
for this year's event.
Last year, the overnight event
raised more than $140,000 for the
ACS, and with more than 50
teams entered this year, Duncan
told the Bartow Rotary Club he
believes the relay will raise even
more money.
The event will begin at 6 p.m.
Friday, April 15, at Bartow
Memorial Stadium, with a "sur-
vivors' reception." Opening cere-
monies will begin at 7, and lumi-
naries honoring people who have
died of cancer and people who are
undergoing treatment or have
recovered will be lighted at 9 p.m.
A barbecue cook-off will be
held Friday evening, and a num-
ber of teams will offer snacks or
meals from their tents.
A blood drive will be held fronr
6 to. 10 p.m., anda :mobile screen-
ing unit will be at the relay dur-
ing that same period.
Closing ceremonies will be
eld at 10 a mn:' Sfurday. "'
Although the -oncept behind
he.,rlay .is that all team mem-


The 51-man unit will travel to Camp Shelby in
Mississippi to train before shipping off to
Afghanistan to take part in Operation Enduring
Freedom. (Staff photo by Rustin Dwyer)


Say 'Good-Bye' To Troops at Barbecue


A farewell get-together for Battery A of the 116th
Field Artillery will be held on Saturday, April 3 at
11 a.m. at the Unit's home base at Bartow
Municipal Airport.
The event will be a farewell celebration for the
National Guard unit, which is being mobilized, and
after training at Camp Shelby, will' ship off the
Afghanistan.
This-will be the last chance to socialize with the


men of the Battery A for some time. No clear exit
date has been set, so the unit will not know when
they will'?eturn.
Barbecued food and refreshments will be on
hand, but food and drink donations will be welcome.
The public is invited to say good-bye to these men
before they leave.
For more information, call SFC Michael Roberts
at 534-7148.


bers remain at the stadium all
night and each team keeps at
least one member walking around
i the track all night, nobody actual-
ly keeps score.
Duncan also urged Bartowans
to support the Fort Meade Relay
for Life, which will be conducted
on April 8 and 9. After joining
forces with Bartow for a year or
two, Fort Meade decided to hold
its own separate event this year,
he said.
Eunice Hutto, executive direc-
tor of the Polk County unit of the
ACS, outlined the services of the
agency, which has three Polk
County units: Bartow-Fort
Meade, West Polk, and East Polk.
"Our mission is to eliminate
cancer," she said. The ACS oper-
ates four major programs:
Research, for which the ACS
underwrites millions of dollars
each year.
Education, including cancer
awareness and screening, and
promoting healthy lifestyles.
Advocacy, including support
for the amendment to the Florida
Constitution which banned
indoor smoking in public places,
tffport for cancer research and
treatment programs, and support
for state funding of youth anti-


smoking initiatives.
Service, including informa-
tion and programs for patients
and their families.
Services offered by the ACS
include Hope Lodges, where
patients undergoing radiation
treatments or chemotherapy may
stay for free during their
treatments. There are Hope
Lodges in Miami, Tampa and
Gainesville, and Polk County has
the largest number of patients in
Tampa.
R.O.C.K. is an acronym for
Reaching Out to Cancer Kids,
which provides camp and family
activities for children with cancer,
and scholarships for cancer sur-
vivors.
The. National Cancer
Information Center is operated
around the clock..To reach it, call
1-800-ACS-2345.
Information also is available
through the web site, www.can-
cer.org.

The April 6 meeting of the
Bartgwv Rotary club will be held
ohtYhe porch of"fhe'.ftfiord Ynn,
President Marsha .Whitney
announced.


Polk County commissioners
want to see the responsibility for
regulating and improving
drainage in the Peace Creek
watershed transferred to another
agency, but sidestepped a juris-
dictional dispute over which
agency should be in charge.
A motion to adopt an advisory
committee's recommendation to
State Sen. JD Alexander that reg-
ulatory authority be transferred
to the Southwest Florida Water
Management District failed for
lack of a second.
Instead, the commission voted
to send the report to Alexander,
but to express its neutrality as to
which agency would get jurisdic-
tion, and to pledge its support for
whatever bill Alexander submits.
"We're going to support him in
whatever he wants to do,"
Commission Chm. Jack Myers
said.
Alexander, the county commis-
sion, and area residents are seek-
ing relief from flooding that
occurs along the Peace Creek
Canal System, in particular at
Peace River Estates Unit II east
of Bartow. The subdivision has
been flooded at least five times in
recent years.
There is a Peace Creek


Drainage District, but its board
has done no documented mainte-
nance in the canal for more than
40 years, according to Jeff
Spence, the county's natural
resources director.
Alexander introduced a bill to
abolish the district, and to trans-
fer responsibility for the canal to
the Lake Region Lakes
Management District (LRLMD).
Alexander also expressed a will-
ingness to transfer jurisdiction to
SWFWMD, and that agency
appointed a five-member commit-
tee to study the issue. The com-
mittee had representatives from
SWFWMD, the LRLMD, the
existing drainage district, the
Peace River Basin Board, and the
county commission.
That committee came up with
14 recommendations for improv-
ing the drainage problem, to
include "immediate maintenance"
of the canal, which already is
under way.
One of the recommendations
was to transfer the authority of
the drainage district to
SWFWMD, not the lakes man-
agement district. That recom-
mendation the only one not
approved by unanimous vote of
the advisory committee was


opposed by the LRLMD represen-
tative when the committee took a
vote.
Commissioner Paul Senft, the
county's representative on the
advisory committee, said he ini-
tially favored transferring the
responsibility to the LRLMD, but
had become convinced that
SWFWMD was the better choice.
The lakes management district
board does not have representa-
tion from most of the area in the
Peace Creek watershed, was
unwilling to expand its member-
ship, and wanted to insist that all
17 fences and other structures
that impede water flow be
removed, Senft said.
Peggy Mann of Winter Haven
urged the commission to support
the committee's recommendation
to transfer jurisdiction to
SWFWMD.
J.T. Griffiths of the LRLMD
opposed the proposal, telling the
commission: "I don't want them
down here running my business.
They represent the coastal coun-
ties."
Greg Deal, lawyer for a
landowner whose property is in
the watershed, supported the
SWFWMD proposal, alleging "an
arrogance, an ego" on the LRLMD


board.
Commission Chm. Jack Myers
observed that he had never before
seen landowners seeking
SWFWMD regulation.
Patsy Symons, the SWFWMD
representative on the committee,
promised that the agency would
represent Polk County's interests.
Jeff Stokes, the drainage dis-
trict representative on the com-
mittee, said that SWFWMD is
committed to fixing the problem,
and suggested: "Let's hold 'em to
it."
Susan Spelios, president of
Clear Springs Land Co., said
Clear Springs owns 18,000 acres
of land near Bartow, and has pro-
posed to create a 1,050-acre "mit-
igation bank" in a wetlands area.
She urged the commission to sup-
port the committee's recommen-
dation to transfer authority to
SWFWMD.
Senft made a motion to for-
ward the committee's recommen-
dation to Alexander, with a rec-
ommendation that his bill he
amended to transfer authority to
SWFWMD, not the LRLMD. That
motion died.for lack of a second.
and later in the day, the commis-
sion went on record expressing its
neutrality.


Purchase of BMA Land For



Electric Department Approved


Plans for relocating the city
electric department to the former
Hi-Way, Inc., industrial plant
property adjoining Bartow
Municipal Airport were outlined
to the city commission om
Monday.
The commission then passed
on first reading an ordinance
authorizing the city to buy the
7.58 acres of land from Bartow
Municipal Airport for $840,000.
The airport bought the property
at a bankruptcy court hearing in
January for $737,000.
Brad Hiers of the electric
department said the purchase
will allow the department to con-
solidate its vehicles, pole yard,


electric department's present
facilities, adding: "We have 22
trucks in a very small area."
City Mgr. Joseph J. DeLegge
said the estimated cost to modify
the buildings and property for the
electric department is $590,000.
That, plus the purchase price,
will being the city's investment in
the project to about $1.4 million,
he said.
He said he proposes to borrow
the money from the city's electric
deferred income fund "if neces-
sary."
A public hearing on the land
purchase ordinance will be held
at the commission's April 4 meet-
ing.


and equipment storage at one The commission also:
site. Heard an update on Comcast
"It's a massive building," he Cable service by Rod Dagenais.
said, several times the size of the He said Comcast has solved its


service problems and added the
FX Channel to its line-up, and is
ready to offer high speed Internet
connections.
Appointed poll workers for
the April 5 city election: Candy
Grubbs, clerk; Betty West, voter
information specialist; Bob
McLane, deputy clerk; Mary
Pence, Dorothy Albritton,
Marietta King, Rita Hilton and
Bobbie McKennie, book inspec-
tors; Katherine Kincaid, ballot
box inspector; and. Hettie
Whatley and Azuloy Cronk, alter-
nates.
Presented proclamations rec-
ognizing April 2 and 3 as the
dates of the 34th Annual Bloomin'
Arts Festival; March 29 as
Knights of Columbus Founders
Day; and April 10 to 16 as
National Crime Victims' Rights


Week, April as Sexual Assault
Awareness Month, April 7 as
Sexual Assault Awareness Day.
Recognized outgoing mem-
bers of the mayor's youth council.
Designated Mayor Leo
Longworth and Commissioner
Rosie Thornburg to recommend
appointments to the library
board.
Acknowledged that Progress
Energy has approved the city's
franchise renewal with the city.
Postponed acceptance by the
city of the improvements in
Taylor Brooke Subdivision.
Authorized the finance direc-
tor to transfer $225,589 to its
operating account to finance pur-
chase 11 police cars.


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Bartow's 'Relay for Life


Is Biggest in County































Holy Trinity Episcopal Church i Bartow's
Relay For Life Team is holding a drawing for a
breast cancer survivor quilt made 1-' "'erry Mac-
Blane as part of its fundraising ..ls for the
American Cancer Society. The quilt will be on dis-
play at the "I Hope You Dance" dance and barbe-
cue event being sponsored by the Holy Trinity Re-
lay Team, the Citrus and Chemical Bank Relay


ACS Dance, I
Three Bartow Relay For Life
teams have joined together to
sponsor an "I Hope You Dance"
dance and barbecue to benefit
the American Cancer Society.
The event will be held Satur-
day, April 2, at 7 p.m., at the
Young Barn in Alturas, and will
feature live music by the Ken Al-
len Band, food, and beverages,
as well as free face painting and
temporary tattoos for the kids.
Attendees also will get the
chance to cast their bids for a
signed and numbered limited
edition Florida portfolio collec-
tion by Robert Butler. The collec-
tion consists of three prints. An-
other of Butler's signed and
numbered prints, entitled, "Nob-
bin Slough," also will be auc-
tioned.
Tickets to win a-breast cancer
quilt made by Sherry MacBlane
will be sold at the dance, as well.
Tickets are $1 each, and will be
sold through the night of the Re-
lay, April 15. The quilt will be on
display at the dance.
Sponsoring the benefit dance
and barbecue are the Holy Trin-
ity Episcopal Church relay team
(entertainment), Citrus &
Chemical Bank relay team
(drinks), and the Lifetime
Friends team (barbecue).
Tickets for the dance may be


March 31, 2005


4


Fr


Team, and the Lifetime Friends Relay Team. Pic-
tured with the quilt (from left) are Ken Allen
holding granddaughter, Sofie Iskra; Myrtice
Young (C & C Bank), Patty Delph (Lifetime
Friends), and Liz Iskra (Holy Trinity). Mr. Allen's
band will provide the musical entertainment at
the dance. (Staff photo)


A
The youth/young adult Relay For Life Team
from Bartow First United Methodist Church will
sponsor its annual spaghetti dinner as a fund-
raiser for the American Cancer Society. The din-
ner will be held Sunday, April 3, at 5:30 p.m., fol-
lowed by a talent show. Tickets for the dinner are


$5 for adults, and $2 for children. Practicing their
cooking skills in preparation for the dinner are
Amber Locke, Caitlin Johnson, Mary Wyant,
Aaron Bruns, Brandon Pickard, Heath Petersen,
Erin Johnson, and Casey Locke. (Photo pro-
vided)


barbecue Benefit Saturday Bartow Quilt Guild High Tea
purchased for a $10 donation, available at the door. Tomorrow; Have Quilts
The cost for barbecue tickets is The Young Barn is located at App
an $8 donation. 2905 Central Avenue, off State Appraised Saturday at Festival


Children may attend tree of
charge.
Advance tickets, may be pur-
chased at Citrus & Chemical
Bank or Holy Trinity Episcopal
Church. Tickets also will be


Road 60.
Relay For Life is a signature
event of the American Cancer
Society.


A colorful basket of "beach" goods will be raffled by.the Life-
time Friends Bartow Relay For Life Team at the team's lifeguardd
stand" camp during the Relay, April 15-16. Items in the basket in-
clude gift certificates for a free pedicure and spray-on tai, a beach
towel, Mary Kay cosmetic items, Crispers gift certificates, a pink ice
bracelet, and more. The team also is co-sponsoring the "I Hope You
Dance" dance and barbecue event, to be held Saturday at the Young
Barn in Alturas. (Photo provided)


Bill Nicholas (left), president of Exit Realty of
Lakeland, presents a check to John Hutto, corpo-
rate sponsor chairman of the 2005 Bartow Relay
For Life. Exit Realty is one of the Relay's corpo-
rate sponsors, which are very important to the
overall success of the Relay event, Hutto said.
"(Corporate sponsorship) shows commitment and


Tickets Available Now

For Relay BBQ Dinners


Tickets are now available for
this year's Sticky Fingers Barbe-
cue'Cook-off Contest, to be held
Friday, April 15, during the 2005
Bartow Relay For Life event at
Bartow Memorial Stadium.
The contest will precede open-
ing ceremonies at the Relay. Din-
ners will be served from 5:30 to 7
p.m. at the stadium's concession
stand. I
Advance tickets may be pur-
chased at Bartow's Citrus &
Chemical Bank, Community Na-
tional Bank, and Wachovia Bank,
at Bartow City Hall and the Bar-
tow Civic Center office.
Tickets also will be available


at the Relay event.
Tickets include a full barbecue
meal and drink for $5. All pro-
ceeds go toward the Relay For
Life fundraising goal.
Everyone is encouraged to
take part in the fundraising ef-
forts by enjoying a barbecue din-
ner during this family-oriented
event, said John Hutto, Relay
corporate sponsorship chairman.
Relay For Life is the signature
event of the American Cancer So-
ciety. For more information on
Relay or other American Cancer
Society activities, contact the
ACS office at 688-2326.


involvement in our community's welfare and the
work of the American Cancer Society," he said.
Also pictured is Jerry Hawthorne, Exit sales asso-
ciate. Bartow's Relay will be held Friday and Sat-
urday, April 15-16, at the Bartow Memorial Sta-
'dium at BHS. (Photo provided)


As part of its celebration of
the Bartow Bloomin' Arts Festi-
val, the Bartow Quilt Guild will
host a tea at the Stanford Inn at
noon Friday, April 1.
Guests at the tea will be
served finger sandwiches, fresh
fruit and dipping sauces, des-
serts and tea.
The cost is $23 per person.
For further information or
reservations, call Jean Scott at
533-4778.
Dust off your family heirloom
quilts and hang them in the Bar-
tow Quilt Guild's annual quilt
show during the Bloomin' Arts
Festival, or bring them in and
have them appraised.
The guild is bringing nation-
ally-known quilt appraiser
Teddy Pruett of Lake City to the
Polk County Historical Museum
for one day only, Saturday, from
: 9 a.~. to 5 P.i
The cost is $10 for an oral ap-
praisal, jnd"$4fl for a written ap-
praisal. Written appraisals are
strictly confidential, and in most
instances will be delivered to the
client at the time of the ap-
praisal.
Quilts requiring additional re-

Antique Fair
And Boot
Sale Set

Downtown Bartow's next
monthly Antique Fair and Car
Boot Sale will be held on Satur-
day, April 9, from 8 a.m. to 3
p.m.
A boot (car trunk) sale allows
individuals or organizations with
a few things to sell, but not
enough to bother with a yard
sale, to sell their items:
The antique vendors will set
up on the sidewalks along Main
Street and the car booters will
park in the 100 block of South
Wilson Avenue. Car boot sellers
may sell directly from their vehi-
cle or from a small table on the
sidewalk.
Sellers will not need to regis-
ter before the event, but should
arrive early to get good spots
and the most buyers.
Vehicles are required to be in
place and have paid their fee of
$10 by 10:30 a.m.
Booth spaces for the antique
fair also are $10, and can be re-
served by contacting Missy at
Mr. & Mrs. Mac's Farm Antiques
at 534-8282 or Mary at Main
Street Bartow, 519-0508.


search may cost slightly more
and will be mailed to the client
upon completion of research.
Values may be for insurance re-
placement, fair market value, or
for donation purposes in accor-
dance with Internal Revenue
Service guidelines.
Written appraisals may take
approximately 30 minutes. Festi-
val patrons may drop their quilts
off at the museum while they en-
joy the show, and pick them up
later with the completed ap-
praisal.
In the event a quilt does not
warrant a written appraisal, or
if the client simply has questions
about a quilt, blocks, or tops, an
oral evaluation is available for
$10 per quilt. These should not
take more than five minutes,
and are not considered confiden-
tial. Oral evaluations are for an-
tique and/or vintage quilts only.
Because evaluations for new
quilts require a complicated set
of computations, oral evaluations
cannot be given for newer quilts.
For more information, call
Mabel Oates at 533-1240 or
Ruth Ann Seekamp at 533-3901.


The most useful virtue is
patience.
-John Dewey


The Polk County Democrat


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ist Church Adult Relay For Life
Team will hold a yard sale Satur-
day, April 2, from 7 a.m. to noon.
Early birds are welcome.
The sale will be held at 450
Manor Drive. Items for sale in-
clude a refrigerator, washing ma-
chine, two spinet organs, cloth-
ing, and a selection of miscellane-
ous household items.
Proceeds from the sale will go
to the American Cancer Society.


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No more tickets are available
for the spring concert of the Over
55 Show Band.
The April 9 and 10 perform-
ances at Polk Community Col-
lege are sold out.
The band will perform again
on May 21 and 22. Tickets are
$5.
For more information or to
purchase tickets, call 297-1050.






Dr. Clint Wright Receives March 31, 2005 The Polk County Democrat 3A
Women's Resource Center FSC Theatre Department
Award; Center Needs Donations T n ,-Dfm 'T -- T4t 1rt


Dr. Clint Wright, superinten-
dent of Lake Wales Charter
Schools, will receive the
Women's Resource Center of
Florida, Inc.'s Heart of Our
Heart Award for Outstanding
Educational Leadership for
Women on Saturday, April 2, at
the center's annual Red, White,
& Black Ball at Cypresswood
Golf & County Club in Winter
Haven.
Dr. Wright was selected from
nominations submitted from a
county-wide selection committee.
"He is a master at getting the
community to buy into his efforts
and is a motivator of the first
rank," Dr. John Stewart, former
Polk County superintendent
said.
"Due to his leadership and
fervent commitment to excel-
lence in education, students and
adults of our community have
benefited greatly," Congressman
Charles Canady said.
Born in Bartow, Dr. Wright.
has been a teacher, assistant
principal, middle school princi-
pal, high school principal, and
area superintendent, and cur-
rently is the first superintendent
of the Lake Wales Charter
Schools. He has served on the
Minority Achievement Commit-
tee for Polk County schools. He
is active in the Cultural Diver-
sity Program and speaks fre-
quently to Kiwanis, Rotary, and
Lions clubs.
Dr. Wright likes to say, "Our
greatest investment is our chil-
dren. It does not matter what
degree I hold, nor what univer-
sity I attended. It does matter,
however, what I do with what I
have learned and how hard I am
willing to push to get the results
I want. My students and their
families become my projects for a
lifetime."
Tickets to attend the Red,
White & Black Ball and take
part in the celebration of the
Heart of Our Hearts award to
Dr. Wright may be reserved by


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calling the Women's Resource
Center at 29-WOMAN (299-
6626).
An anonymous donor has
pledged the Women's Resource
Center a dollar-for-dollar match
for any contributions given to
procure a pick-up truck for the
center to pick up donations of
furniture and large items for its
clients and the Resource Rack
Thrift Shop.
The donor also has pledged a
dollar-for-dollar match to assist
with the vehicle insurance, li-
censes, and gasoline.
"Many of the contributions of
larger items for the Women's Re-
source Center cannot be ob-
tained because of the lack of
transportation available to pick
. the items up from the donors,"
Executive Director Mary Jo Hol-
land-Cancelmo said. "We have
tried borrowing trucks, but that
can't always happen in a timely
manner. We have tried renting
trucks, but that proves to be pro-
hibitive in cost.
"We are unable to provide
enough furnishings from our Re-
source Rack to hurricane victims
moving into a more permanent
housing situation right now," she
said.
"Women who are in need of
furnishings due to other crisis
situations, such as moving out of
a home where domestic violence
occurs, eviction because of loss of
income, etc., also have no way to
get furniture to their new hous-
ing and they certainly don't
have the money for a moving
company."
Those interested in giving do-
nations to meet this need may
send their contributions to the
Women's Resource Center, 165
Avenue A Northwest, Winter
Haven, 33881.
This truck will be used
throughout Polk County to pick
up and deliver donations of large
items such as furniture, kitchen
appliances, and bedding.


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Hate Hamlet" in the Loca Lee
Buckner Theatre on the Florida
Southern campus.
Performances begin at 7:30
p.m. April 7 through 9 and April
14 through 16; matinees start at
2:30 p.m. April 10 and April 17.
Mary T. Albright of the thea-
tre arts department directs the
play.
"I Hate Hamlet," written by
Paul Rudnick, opened on Broad-
way in 1991 to favorable re-
views. The play follows a popular
Hollywood television actor who
relocates to New York and rents
legendary actor John Barry-
more's Gothic apartment in
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A reception and ribbon cut-
ting for the new 23,500 sq. ft.
Denis L. Fontaine Family YMCA
facility on Tuesday, April 5, at
5:15 p.m.
A reception and program hon-
oring the late Denis L. Fontaine
and Dr. James P. Gills will start
at 5:15 p.m. The reception will
include YMCA staff, trustees
and contributors.
The. official ribbon cutting .
ceremony and VIP sneak pre-
view celebration will immedi-
ately follow.
The new facility contains a
5,000-square foot gymnasium,
2,500-sqare foot wellness center,
a child watch and.multi-purpose
classroom, two full size locker
rooms, an outdoor pavilion, an
outdoor running/walking track
and play fields. Construction for
a spray park and aquatics com-
plex will begin in early April and
is scheduled to be completed by
late summer.
S The facility will officially open
to members on April 6 with a
community open house planned
for. Saturday, April 16, from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Denis L. Fontaine Family
YMCA complex will replace the
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The new YMCA is located at
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ADERSHIP


Brian Hinton is a native Floridian and a long-time resident of Bartow. His depth of background
and proven experience clearly make him the best choice to lead with integrity, sound
judgement, fairness and honesty as Bartow continues on its path of growth and development.


Associate in Arts: Miami-Dade Junior College
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science:
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Executive Director, Bartow Community Healthcare
Foundation, Inc.


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Bartow Kiwanis Club: Member
Bartow Community Relations Committee: Vice Chairman
S Bartow Chamber of Commerce: Member & Past President
Bartow Chamber Foundation: Past Chairman
Bartow Memorial Hospital: Board Member & Vice Chairman
Polk County Citizens Healthcare Oversight Committee: Member
Bartow Chamber Committee of 100: Chairman
Central Florida Development Council: Board Member
Bartow Charter High School: Chairman
School Advisory Council: Alturas Elementary :
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9 Bartow High School B.E.S.T.T.: Past President
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play the role of Hamlet on stage,
finds his apartment haunted by
the ghost of Barrymore, whose
performance as Hamlet was con-
sidered the greatest of his time.
Tickets are $15. FSC students
are admitted free. Non-FSC stu-
dents pay half price.
For ticket information, con-
tact the Branscomb Auditorium
box office at 680-4296.


Card of Thanks ,
The family of Tallulah
Moore would like to
thank everyone for their
kindness during our time
of sorrow. The caring
and warmth made us feel
special. To know that
Tallulah had so many
friends was a comfort to
her family. Again, thank
each one of you so much.

Lincoln Moore & Family
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March 31, 2005


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Bloomin' Arts Show:


34 Years of Quality


For the 34th year, Bartow is privileged to
welcome exhibitors and visitors to the
Bloomin' Arts Festival.
The event traces its roots to the Bartow
Garden Club's annual flower show at the
civic center and to an art show that was
first held on the porch of what is now the
Wachovia Bank building.
it has grown steadily over the years, and
still more new features were added this
year.
For the convenience of visitors, the
flower show has been moved to Citrus &
Chemical Bank (Friday, 1 to 6 p.m.,
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.).
The art show has long since outgrown
any building in the city, and now is spread
all over the streets and sidewalks of down-
town Bartow. It is open from 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
For the 15th year, the Bartow Quilt Guild
is conducting a quilt show in the historic
court house, and for the first time, a quilt
appraiser will be on hand to provide writ-
ten estimates of family heirloom quilts. ;
Other relatively recent additions are a
classic car show, Saturday, only from 10
a.m. to 5 p.m., and a motorcycle show,
Sunday only from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A children's art tent a perennial
favorite of kids and their parents will be
set up on East Davidson Street on the
North side of the court house. Youngsters
can get their faces painted at the same
location.
Three items a quilt, a painting, and a
pendant have been donated by
exhibitors for fund-raising raffles.
The festivities begin with a Festival


Friday reception from 5:15 to 7:30 p.m.
north of the old court house.
The show draws artists from throughout
Florida and a number of other states.
In addition to a family outing, the
Bloomin' Arts Festival gives visitors a
chance to purchase work from the
exhibitors, at prices ranging from a few
dollars to "If you have to ask.. .
The Bloomin' Arts Festival is Bartow's
biggest community event of the year,
drawing hundreds of exhibitors and thou-
sands of visitors.
Planning for it is a 365-days-a-year pro-
ject. Co-chairmen for the past several years
are Linda Holcomb and Mary Ann Harrell.
They lead the work of a committee of near-
ly 50 volunteers.
Bartow is indebted to the committee for
their tireless efforts, to sponsors and
patrons for their generous support, and to
the exhibitors for making the.show such a
high quality activity.



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Save Your Life:


Check Your Batteries


:Sunday at 2 a.m., America does its semi-
.-annual clock resetting, the "Spring for-
:ward" to Daylight Saving Time.
It is a time for well-founded grumbling
About loss of an hour's sleep, and a fairly
.adequate excuse for being late to church.
(After all, it's Low Sunday anyway, right?)
The changing of the clocks also is a logi-
cal time to take a potentially life-saving
action:
Change (or at least test) the batteries in
your smoke detectors. In fact, if your smoke
'Adetectors have been around since the
Clinton Administration (or before), it's
probably time to replace them.
Chances are the packaging that they came
in has a recommended replacement date.
Bartow Fire Chief Jay Robinson advises

OUR READERS SAY


that if there's no replacement date on a
smoke detector, and if you didn't save the
package, you should replace it every five to
10 years, with 10 years as the outer limit.
If you're unable to afford one, the Bartow
fire department will give you one.
If you're unable to install it yourself,
they'll even install it for you.
Smoke detectors save lives ... but only if
they work. That means they need to be test-
ed at least twice a year, and the batteries
and the smoke detectors themselves
replaced periodically.
While changing your clocks for Daylight
Saving Time this weekend, take an extra
minute to test your smoke detectors. It'll
help insure that you're still around to get
back that hour of sleep in the Fall.


Preserve Area's Rural Culture


BARTOW The Whatley
family (pioneers of Polk County)
aid. their neighbors have lived at
the same located for three gener-
ations. J.P. Whatley first brought
his young family to this area in
the ;early 1930s; each generation
since has had family members
live' on the land. The Whatley
property-was divided where each
child would have a piece of the
serenity their father and mother
found over 75 years ago.
I'The area along E.F. Griffin
Rdad (originally Old Lakeland
Road) has always been rural
country with cattle, groves, and
family truck farms. The people
living in the area are unique; they
understand the land and what it
bruins to them. They enjoy a way
q'


of life few people understand.
My wife and her cousins have
fond memories of life on the land.
Growing up with large space
(land) where children could play,
grow, and help on the farm. This
life style could be continued for
new families with land uses of
one dwelling per acre or greater.
The area is quite peaceful,
where you can enjoy what nature
has to offer. To change this would
be a great loss. To introduce land
uses greater in dwelling density
than what presently is in the area
would be a great mistake.
At present,, the area on E.F.
Griffin Road from Lyle Parkway
north to County Road 540-A is
rural with homes approximately
one per acre or greater. You


should only consider similar type
land uses when the grove lands
give way to growth.
You can annex the lands into
the city but please keep the land
use similar to what presently
exists. I feel you need this type of
land use for betterment of the city
of Bartow.
T. FRANKLIN BLACK


BARTOW Cal Adams is the'
man! Of the four men running for
the at-large city commission seat,
we think he is best qualified and
most experienced.
He has devoted many years of


THINKING OUT LOUD / By St I. FRISBIF, IV

Johnnie Cochran He Wanted a Palm Cross


Exactly nine years ago on
March 31, 1996 Johnnie
Cochran paid a brief visit to
Bartow.
I got word that he would be
having Palm Sunday lunch with
Dr. Victor Wright and his wife,
Karla, then an assistant county
attorney (and now a county
judge) and got permission from
his hosts to visit him for a brief
interview.
Cochran was our lead story
the next day.
He was in Polk County for a
fund-raising appearance in
Lakeland, and arrived at the
Wrights' home in the early after-
noon, riding in a limousine which
took up a good bit of the block.
He was dressed in a dark suit
and multi-colored tie. Noticing
the palm cross pinned to my
lapel, he expressed regret that he
had not taken part in that Palm
Sunday tradition. A quick visit to
the rectory of my own Episcopal
priest, Fr. Cecil Radcliff, resulted
in a palm cross for the man whom


I described the next day as
"arguably the most famous crime
inal defense lawyer in the coun-
try."
He was fresh off the O.J.
Simpson trial, having won an
acquittal that remains controver-
sial to this day. While his flashy
"If it doesn't fit, you must acquit"
line was the one that would live
in legal folklore, it was clear that
Cochran was prouder of his dis-
crediting of Detective Mark
Fuhrman, whom he considered to
be a racist cop.
I asked him if there were any-
thing he would do differently in
the O.J. Simpson trial.
"Good question," he replied.
"Not much from the standpoint
of strategies. Nothing major.
"Most of the things worked
out the way we hoped they
would."
But after pondering the ques-
tion a little longer, he told me:
"Given all the flack that it
caused, I don't believe that I
would usethe Hitler reference.


"It caused a lot of unnecessary
comnmtion "
In attacking Fuhrman's testi-
mony, he compared the detec-
tive's racist attitude to Adolph
Hitler.
Cochran said the characteriza-
tion "was suggested by a Jewish
lawyer." Although he didn't say
so, it was fairly obvious to me
that he was talking about his
"Dream Team" co-counsel,
Robert Shapiro, and I reported as
much.
While much of America
received the verdict with disbe-
lief it is still a topic of late night
talk show humor Cochran
obviously was not surprised.
"Those who followed the trial
closely were not shocked by the
verdict," he said.
He said the media coverage
was not fair, but nonetheless
credited the gavel-to-gavel televi-
sion coverage with helping him
win the case.
The TV cameras in the court-
room "were very intrusive, very


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


Fifty Years Ago

Page One headline: "Man's
Death Was Murder, Not Suicide,
Widow's Attorney Believes; Jury
Probe Asked; Inventory Alleges
$62,000 Missing From Estate"
Permit forms, allowing the
giving of Salk polio vaccine to
Bartow children in the first and
second grades, will be distributed
to parents on Monday,
Elementary. Principal John Y.
Mercer said today.
The second report of a dog poi-
soning within a week in the
Commerce Park area reached the
police station today.

Forty-Five Years Ago i

Thieves, who apparently had
scouted their targets thoroughly
in advance, broke into the Bartow
Bowling Lanes and the Moose
Lodge building early Saturday
morning. They used a sledge
hammer to smash a hole in the
.west wall of the bowling alleys,
and crawled over the shattered
concrete blocks to enter the build-
ing. They pried open the door to
Mgr. Eddie Shaw's office, went
directly to a floor ,safe in a dark
corner of the office, broke it open,
and stole an estimated $550.
Victims of a mass attack by
hundreds of swarming bees, Mrs.
Jack Frankenburger and her 12-
year-old son Pat are recovering in
Bartow Memorial Hospital from


their harrowing experience. A
doctor and nurses removed
"more than 100" stings each from
the victims.

Forty Years Ago

L.R. Hinton, presently claims
adjuster for Southern Farm
Bureau Casualty Insurance Co.,
will assume the now vacant posi-
tion of city clerk on Apr. 5, Mayor
B.L. Durrance, Jr., announced
today.
Two interesting faces a
painting of Masks of Comedy
and Tragedy have been uncov-
ered on the wall of the former
Shirley and Frank's establish-
ment, which is undergoing
remodeling to become a Home
Supply store. The building was
once the home of a theater.
Last year, Capt. George B. Lott,
Jr., was awarded the Bronze Star
Medal with "V" device for what
the Army called "heroic action."
Lott- better- known locally as
"Burnham" with typical mod-
esty says he "didn't do much."
His U.S. Army superiors, and his
Vietnamese compatriots take a
different view.

Thirty-Five Years Ago

Suspension of two junior high
school students from riding the
bus for the rest of the school term
was upheld Wednesday by the
Polk County school board. The


youths, who attend Auburndale
Junior High, were suspended for
10 days for "attacking the bus dri-
ver."
With a nationwide trucking
strike looming possibly as
soon as midnight Tuesday The
Democrat had an extra load of
newsprint brought in at week's
end. As of today there are 71 rolls
of newsprint (approximately 35
miles of paper) stored in the
pressroom.

Thirty Years Ago

The Very Rev. Russell S.
Carleton, 80, died early
Wednesday morning at Bartow
Memorial Hospital, where he had
been a patient for the past four
weeks. He had been a Bartow res
ident for 36 years, and was priest
of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
for 24 years before his retirement
on Feb. 15, 1963.
The planned new Bartow ele-
mentary school will be named for
James E. Stephens, long-time
Bartow school principal, accord-
ing to a resolution passed by the
Polk County school board
Wednesday.
Joe R. Sherertz, 62, a former
city commissioner and mayor of
Bartow, died Tuesday in J. Hillis
Miller Medical Center at
Gainesville from injuries suffered
in an airplane crash near Palatka
on March 2.
Mrs. Mary Agnes Groover
Holland, 78, affectionately
known for many years as
"Bartow's first lady," died
Saturday afternoon at Bartow
Memorial Hospital, where she
was hospitalized Feb. 28 after suf-
fering a stroke. She was the
widow of the late U.S. Senator
Spessard L. Holland, a one-time
Florida Governor.
Jack L. Spangler, Bartow ser-
vice manager for General


Telephone Co. of Florida, was
named winner of GenTel's Fred
D. Learey Citizen of the Year
award on Thursday.

Twenty-Five Years Ago

Grand champions both
steers and swine brought $4 a
pound on the hoof at closing day
auction sales of the Polk County
Youth Fair on Friday.
Fran Harris, a junior at Bartow
High School, has been selected to
go to Washington, D.C., for a
week in May as a part of the
Congressional Classroom of
Florida's Eighth District,
Congressman Andy Ireland
announced today.
A thief took more than $200 in
cash an assortment of credit
cards, keys and papers from the
choir room of Associate
Reformed Presbyterian Church
during the Sunday morning
church service.

Twenty Years Ago

During the U.S. Army's para-
chuting team's demonstration in
Bartow on Wednesday, the first
jumper had to deploy his reserve
chute because his regular chute
malfunctioned. The audience
assumed it was part of the act,
and while the landing was a safe
one, the $1,800 parachute is miss-
ing. The Army would very much
like to get it back.
Page One photo caption:
"Hanging lifeless some 50 feet
above the front yard of the A A.
Bretz home, this $1,800 Army
Golden Knights parachute was
spotted by Mrs. Bretz this morn-
ing. It was lost eight days ago
during a parachute demonstra-
tion at Bartow High School. It
will be returned to the Golden
Knights ... as soon as somebody
figures out how to get it out."


service to our city.
He is retired and not involved
with many organizations, so he
can devote all the time necessary
to city business.
We urge all city voters to keep


Cal Adams on the city commis-
sion to continue the excellent job
he has been doing.

FREDDIE WRIGHT
HUGH WRIGH I


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intrusive," he told me, "but I'm
glad we had them in that trial."
The televised coverage helped
bolster his argument that the
grim-faced Fuhrman was not a
credible witness, he said.
"We're very naive about our
police departments. There are
Detective Furhmans all across the
country," he said.
He also said that without the
cameras rolling, his demonstra
tion that the blood-stained gloves
did not fit his client would not
have been accurately covered.
Part of the fun of being a jour-
nalist even a small town jour-
nalist is the opportunity to
meet prominent people every
now and then.
Johnnie Cochran was one of
the more interesting ones I have
interviewed.
The fact that he lamented not
having a palm cross to wear on
Palm Sunday I didn't mention
that in my story nine years ago -
made a lasting impression.









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hon. Jetia \Voltaire, mid VWilliamu
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Jodi Iehohn. Kate LE;s11er1nc6'.
and Paimala HRoberis ti1 tho this
category.
S11. liM ti [C lhiian i, alld
L'Esperance will be vet, ..1
the state Roideo bciat:- I,
have also iepreseintd t'h III. I
in previous ea ris.
"Outr drivel's are a-m, .' l
best in the state," said P.uml r..
11ons, *" i i' r ill anl L I Ir I
transit services. "These -
superb drivers."
Lehman, first place w~ ir., i.
the bus category, was iI-.. I:-
top score of all with ., i.. I
score of 773 out of a possil l' -
Just behind her was L'Es& .. .
with 771 points.
The local Roadeo con--- *
three parts: a written te-l ,I l.
a possible 50 points, whi i !, ,,
loading worth 200 poini-. d.1
driving course worth 600 I. i, Ic;
The driving course tc t- Ith


Habitat To Offer
Appllicalions

Habitat for Humanity ., I'
Polk County will be offer in,,
plications for housifig ai i!i ii
on April 4 and 12.
For more informaticnii .l
292-2256.

Corporate

Colle Sets

Classes

.'Polk Community Col!'-.
SCo:r:.r.it College has set :i : i
etiy .:i1 ..lises on the Lak :-l.,.I
: campus:
ITnI.,- i ; ir, g PeI ,r ,
U. imh -ilu in-uf ,no,, will i.,- pF.-
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P r..s.-: Aut:, P I...,, Definii
ti.,ns and Li.illit, .,il! tI -:e pi
sfnted n Fri-i:.i April 1', fr-,'
12 30 t... ... p.m T!-.? (I.-:.
this c,;:.ur-- -$32.
Microsoft Access Jrii. ri'i .u'i
ate will be held on Tuesd .1'.
Thursday, April 12, 14, I" '
21, from 6 to .10 p.m. The .-.
this course is $128.
For more information -i i.r
of the courses, call 669-23:' ,

.Head Start

Accepting

Applications

.Polk County- Oppori.iil,,.
' Cu.lll :l, Inc., Head' Start .i- ,..
:' ao:T pt ring iplI ,. T ii'i- fc., I- l,,
.dren ages three to five.
S.The program provides c r. I
children thr.-..iich..ul I..ii
.C'unl'.. Children receive -... I.i
tional services,. meals,, i.-taltl

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Curves Collects
600 Pounds Of
,Donated Food

C ur' i, of B-,f ,w, the li,-. -
a rid ,\i:- g h t ,,-e ..,_-i ,l. 1,. -. I, .I ,1 ,
the back of Va\ n l-l...- !!.1. .. ,i
Broadway, has .collected i,. -
ih a r-,n i60 l l.~, ..,i ... i I .d.i I,,, !i
M ulb,_-,'r I r-'ri p'.unl. S,. i .. '
Center.
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the 'C u, r- in.,. n.l i l -
erith innuial' ,I ,i.i .-
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m ,-,nl ',',.,r ,,.-i.*: I, ] lh,.1n lil.i, -


'o Compete

competitionn

i1ivl's ability to maneuver the
-.I tliic'l r ili-oug'h tight turns, back
I, ,t icichl to, within inches of a
*'rn' ihatl is not visible to them,
.i i ili'!ioy the wheelchair lift
, il ini a defined distance of the
, i! I ,. driver must have com-
i i ii icnntrol of the vehicle and
o. le, to accurately judge dis-
!;ii'cs in order to pass the test.


FSC Chorale To Perform


SFlorida Southern's choral en-
sembles will perform the Festi-
val's season finale on Monday,
April 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Brans-
comb Auditorium on the FSC
campus.
Choral director Larry Sledge
will lead the vocalists in a vari-


ety of musical selections.
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.


Commissioners
To Review Bids
Polk County commissioners
will meet to review bidders
qualifications submitted for Bid
No. 05-095, Solid Waste and Re-
cycling Collection Services on
Monday, April 4, at 9 a.m.
The meeting will take place in
the Solid Waste Administration
Building conference room, 10
Environmental Loop, Winter Ha-
ven.
The original location was
schedule for the county commis-
sion boardroom..


March 31, 2005


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Obituaries


Raymond Hermal Jessee

Raymond
Hermal Jessee

Raymond Hermal Jessee, 60,
of Winter Haven, died Monday,
March 28, 2005, at Winter Ha-
ven Hospital.
Born Aug. 5, 1944, in Olive
Hill, Ky., Mr. Jessee moved to
Polk County from Cincinnati,
Ohio, 30 years ago.
He was a construction la-
borer.
Survivors include one daugh-
ter, Rae J. "Toogie" Grande of
Lakeland; two sons, Jeffrey Ray-
mond Jessee of Cincinnati and
Scotty Ray Jessee of California;
four sisters, Diana Burgess,
Melba Jessee and Linda Mar-
shall, all of Winter Haven, and
Janet Huber of Cincinnati; two
brothers, Reece Jessee of Cincin-
nati and Larry Jessee of Winter
Haven; and. seven grandchildren.
Visitation: Friday, April 1,
from 10 to 11 a.m., at Whidden-
McLean Funeral Home in Bar-
tow.
The funeral will follow Friday
at 11 a.m. at Gandy Cemetery in
Connersville, with Rev. R. Phil-
lip Hofstetter officiating.


Calvin Ray
Dunkle

Calvin Ray Dunkle, 90, of Bar-
tow, died of heart failure Sunday,
March 27, 2005,' at Highlands
Lake Center in Lakeland.
Born May 5, 1914, in Sandy
Lake, Pa., Mr. Dunkle inoved to
Bartow from Laurel, Md., two
years ago.
He was a horse.trainer, and a
member of the Horseman's Be-
nevolence Association.
SMr. Dunkle was preceded in
death by his wife, Eleanor Dun-
kle; and one son, Calvin Ray
Dunkle, III.
Survivors include three
daughters, Sandra Walker of
Bartow, Carolyn Mitzel of Fish-.
rs, Ind., and Nancy Chaney.of
Chesapeake, Va.; ,one sister,
Ruth Krowell of Sandy Lake, Pa.;
three grandchildren; and five
great-grandchildren.
Arrangements: Whiddeh-
McLean Funeral Home in Bar-
tow.

Maricela R.
Gutierrez

Maricela Rodriguez Gutierrez,
52, of Auburndale, died in an
automobile accident Tuesday,
March 29, 2005, in Auburndale.
Born June 15, 1952, in
Aguascalientes, Mexico, Mrs.
Gutierrez moved to Auburndale
three years ago.
She was a dress maker. She
was a member of the Centro
Guadalupano Catholic Church.
Survivors include three sons,
Alberto Diaz Rodriguez and Ma-
risol Diaz Gutierrez, both of
Aguascalientes, Mexico, aid
Gustavo Diaz Rodriguez of
Auburndale; her father. Fran-
cisco Xavier. Rodriguez of
Aguascalientes, Mexico: four
brothers and sisters; and three
grandchildren.
A rosary service' will be held
Friday, April: 1, at 7 p.m., at
Centro Campesino, 318 West
Bridgers Ave., Auburndale.
The funeral: Saturday, April
2, at 10 a.m., at Centro Guada-
lupano Catholic Churrh, 2150
S.R. 559, Wahneta.
Arrangements: McLean Fu-
neral Home in Fort Meade.



Laughter can be more satisfy-
ing than honor; more precious
thluan mousrey; Dio'e hia'ri-dt'clfnh-
ii,* thaij 1M';... rr.
.. --Harriet Rorciliiii
S ,\. ***


Jonie R.
Woodward

Jonie R. Woodward, 80, a na-
tive of Fort Meade, died Monday,
March 28, 2005, in Oak Ridge,
Tenn.
Born in Fort Meade on March
;20, 1925, to John 0. and Norah
Dishong Singletary, Mrs. Wood-
ward moved to Tennessee in
1993.
She was a banker, and a mem-
ber of First, United Methodist
Church in Fort Meade.
Survivors include three sons,
Charles David Gay of Knoxville,
Tenn., Bobby Woodward and his
wife, Martha, of Moore Haven,
and Tommy Woodward and his
wife, Sue, also of Moore Haven;
three daughters, Ann Young and
her husband, Dan, of Sebring,
Shirley Woodward of Port Char-
lotte, and Judy Swindle and her
husband, Billy, of Moore Haven;
one brother, James Singletary of
Bartow; two grandchildren,. Allie
Gay and Amanda Shoffner; and
several step-grandchildren.
The funeral: Friday, April 1,
at 2 p.m., at Fort Meade Ceme-
tery, with Rev. R.L. Polk officiat-
ing.
Memorial contributions: The
American Cancer Society, or to
the Oak Ridge Animal Shelter in'
Oak Ridge, Tenn.
Arrangements: Stephenson-
Nelson Funeral. Home, Avon
Park.


Neta M.
McDonald

Neta M. McDonald, 79, of
Plant City, died Tuesda-, March
29, 2005, at her residence
Born Dec. 28. 1925, Mrs.
McDonald was a lifelong resident
of Plant City.
She was a homemaker, and a
member of First Baptist Church
of Plant City.
Survivors include one son, Mi-
chael McDonald of Roswell, Ga.;
one daughter, Kim Schell of
Lakeland; and five grandchil-
dren.
Visitation: Friday, April 1,
from 10 to 11 a.m., at First Bap-
tist Church of Plant City.
The funeral will follow Friday
at 11 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements: Haught Fu-
neral Home.


Gordon S.
Johnston

Gordon S. Johnston, 87, of'
Fort Meade, died Wednesday,
March 30, 2005, at Bartow
Healthcare & Rteh-bilit.,li ,i
Center.
Mr. Johnston work,-.d in the
Coca-Cola food division, and
once owned a dairy, in FZrt
Meade with his mother
He was a member of Seventh
Day Adventist Church in Fort
Meade.
SMr. Johnston was preceded in
death by his wife, Helen John-.
ston, in 1997.
Survivors include two sons,
James C. Johnston of Bartow
and Stanley Chapman of Clear-
water; and three grandchildren.
Visitation: Sunday, April 3,
from 1 to 3 p.m., at Moody-Brant
Funeral Chapel in Fort Meade
The funeral will follow Sun-
day at 3:30 p.m. at Homeland
Cemetery.
Memorial: contributions may
be mada to the family.




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DiuL;g Prevention Ite':ource
Center is olcebrlintg 20 years of
prevention education.
Over the course of twoc dec-
-Iisi. UiE agency has grown from
jusL a small group of volunteers
to an active board of directors
and. staff of 20 serving Polk, Har-
dee and Highlands counties.
DPRC has served as a power-
ful resource and presence in the
community, raising awareness
about the risks of substance
abuse and educating children,
youth and adults about the dan-
gers of alcohol, tobacco and other
drugs.
During 2004, the agency
served nearly 85,000 adults and
children with educational pro-
grams and provided over 20,000
community members with out-
reach material.
Awareness events, such as the
Red Ribbon Campaign held each
October and "Just Say No" Ral-
lies for fifth grade students are
community prevention activities
sponsored by the Drug Preven-
tion Resource Center.
To ensure that DPRC-contin-
ues its mission to help'prevent
the devastating physical, emo-
tional and financial problems of
addiction for thousands of indi-
viduals and families, the board
of directors, staff and volunteers
are planning an anniversary bar-
becue fundraiser; auction and
other projects beginning in April.
A Red Ribbon Round Up will
kick off the anniversary celebra-
tion on Friday, April 8..


An evening of delicious barbe-
cue, musical entertainment and
an auction of prizes is planned at
the ranch of Marty Higgen-
botham.
Socializing begins at 6:30
p.m., with dinner served at 7
p.m. Lieutenant Governor Toni
Jennings, a supporter of preven-
tion efforts in the state of Flor-
ida, will be a special guest, along
with community leaders and dig-
nitaries expected to join the fes-
tivities.
Trips, vacations, jewelry and
prizes, including a race package
from Daytona USA, Universal
Orlando Resort stay, a week-long
Tennessee mountain cabin re-
treat, a sunset airplane ride,
plus other items have been do-
nated for a fundraising auction
to be held during the festivities.
Tickets are available for $35
per person, $60 per couple and
$250 per table of eight.
The reservation deadline is
Friday, April 1.
In keeping with the theme of
reaching impressive milestones
this year, DPRC is attempting to
set a Guinness World Record for
the "Longest Red Ribbon" to pro-
mote awareness for drug preven-
tion.
The agency will be selling two
miles of red ribbon. For a $1 do-
nation, supporters can add their
name to a 6-inch portion of rib-
bon.
To have your name included
on the World's Longest Red Rib-
bon, visit any MidFlorida Fed-


Wilderness Camps Set

In Ocala National Forest


Do your children long to
spend their summer days in the
great outdoors? Would they love
the chance' to learn about wild-
life from the experts, or swim,
hike and canoe with other chil-
dren their age?
Then it's time to sign them up
for the Ocala Outdoor Adventure
Camp at the Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commis-
sion's (FWC) Ocala Conservation
Center in the Ocala National
Forest.
The summer camp is for boys
and girls ages 10-15 and is based
on wildlife conservation, firearm
safety and outdoor skills. This
year the camp offers five one-
week sessions with all-new pro-
grams beginning June 19.
The primary goal of the camp
program is to provide children
with the necessary skills and
knowledge to become better
sportsmen and women, while in-
stilling an awareness of firearm
safety, conservation and wildlife
stewardship. In addition, camp-
ers will fish, -canoe, swim, hike
and participate in many other
outdoor activities.
Tuition is $295 per camper.
per week and includes lodging,
food, program materials and in-
struction for each session. Each
week-long session is divided into
lour groups based on their indi-
vidual focus: Wild about Wild-
life, Wet and Wildlife, Hunting
and Hunter Safety, an.dExpedi-
tion.
All programs are new or sig-
nificainly revised in format and'
scope from previous years.
"Campers in Wild about Wild-
life, a new program this year,
will have a chance to go wild ex:
ploring'nature," said Cardinal
Collins, director of the Ocala
Conservation Center. "They will
learn about wildlife management
and enjoy many camp activities
including basic tilJ.'n sur-
vival and field first-aid training,
canoeing, fishing, hiking, shoot.
ing sports and other hands-on
outdoor programs."
For those who simply cannot
resist the water, the camp offers
another new program, aptly
named Wet and Wildlife.
"This program gets into the
fun of f'-hi;li:, marine ecology
and boating safety. In addition
to the traditional camp activi-
ties, Wet and Wildlife campers
will have the opportunity to be-
,;or; n cer, .,"" i ,.. IW'',i{'. :.' '.'W C 'a


'Boater Safety Course,' Collins
said.
For the intermediate level
camper, the camp offers the
Hunting and Hunter Safety
group.
"These campers will learn
about wild game and its habi-
tats, and apply this knowledge to
developing ethical hunting skills.
Then they will have a chance to
get their hunter safety certifica-
tion. They will receive firearm
safety as well as shotgun and ri-
fle shooting instruction from Na-
tional Rifle Association-(NRA)
certified range safety officers,"
Collins said.
The final program is for ad-
vanced campers who already
have completed a hunter safety
course.
"The Expedition" group is de-
signed for the camper with an
avid interest in the outdoors who
already has successfully com-
pleted the hunter safety course.
"Expedition is an outdoor ad-
venture, including a trip into the
forest for two days of primitive
camping. Before leaving base
camp, campers will prepare for
this experience by learning the
fundamentals of wilderness sur-
vival, orienteering, backpacking
and campsite preparation," Col-
lins said.
The Ocala Conservation Cen-
ter is on a'57-acre peninsula in
Marion County in north Central
Florida. Located just 20 miles
dast of Ocala, it is situated on
Lake Eaton in the heart of the
Ocala National Forest. Facilities
are rustic, yet comfortable, with
air-conditioned cabins and din-
ing hall, Collins said. Class-
rooms are fishing'piers, shooting
ranges, nature trails, Lake Ea-
ton and the vast Ocala National
Forest.
For more information or for
registration materials for the
summer program, call 352-625-
2804 or go to MyFWC.com/
camps.

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eral Credit Union location
throughout Lakeland with your
donation.
The red ribbon with signa-
tures will be the actual ribbon
used in the record attempt,
which will be held in Lakeland
later this year.
The community will be invited
to participate in the record at-
tempt to hold the continuous red
ribbon along a two-mile marked
route.
Even DPRC's mascot, Eugene
the "Say No to Drugs" Gorilla,
will play a special role in com-
memorating the anniversary.
Eugene is a large, furry friend
who helps advocate support for
prevention education and en-
courages children to pursue a
healthy lifestyle and avoid alco-
hol, tobacco and other drugs.
Production is underway on 8-
inch plush Eugenes, which, are
expected to arrive in early spring
in time to be part of the agency's
special events.
The Eugene plush will be
available for a donation of $5,
which will help fund the expan-
sion of prevention education pro-
grams in the schools.
For more information on
DPRC's anniversary celebration.
events, contact Drug Prevention
Resource Center at 802-0777, log
on to the web site at www.drug-
preventionresource.org or visit
the DPRC office located at 621
South Florida Avenue in Lake-
land.


IPAF Members

Attend
Conference

Imperial Polk Advertising
Federation members attended
the fourth district, American Ad-
vertising Federation, Winter
Conference and Legislative Fly
In held in Tallahassee.
Those attending were Chris-
tina Lee, Ridge Technical Cen-
ter; Cindy Ek, Publix; LeRoy &
Yvonne Bradley IPAF executive
director; and Mona Jackson,
Jackson & Associates.

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Bloodmobiles from BloodNet
USA will be in Bartow, Fort
Meade, Mulberry, Bowling
Green and Wauchula.
Bartow
Monday, April 4, Southwest
Florida Water Management Dis-
trict, 170 Century Boulevard,
7:45 to 11 a.m.; Bartow Center,
2055 East Georgia Street, 11:30
a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tuesday, April 5, Ametek
US Gauge Division, 450 West
Polk Street, 8 to 11 a.m.; Oak
Hammock Mobile Home Park,
2455 US Highway 17 South, 8:30
to 11 a.m.
Thursday, April 7, State's
Attorney Office, Bartow, Broad-
way Avenue, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.;
Tenth Judicial Circuit Court,
255 North Broadway Avenue, 8
a.m. to 5 p.m.; Polk County


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Charles Williams, Associates

945 East Broadway Fort Meade
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Clerk/Circuit Court, Broadway
Avenue, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fort Meade
Wednesday, April 6, Corner-
stone Church of God, 10 South
Seminole Avenue, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Mulberry
Tuesday, April 5, Mulberry
Middle School, 500 Southeast
Ninth Avenue, 11:30 a.m. to 2
p.m.; Clark Environmental, 755
North Prairie Mine Road, 2:30 to
4:30 p.m.
Bowling Green
Wednesday, April 6, First
Baptist Church Bowling Green,
4531 U. S. Highway 17 North,
5:30 to 8 p.m.
Wauchula
Wednesday, April 6, Florida
Fertilizer Company Inc., High-
way 17 South, Will Dukes Road,
2 to 5 p.m.










IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PRINSBURG STATE BANK,
Plaintiff
vs.
RUTH M. MARQUIS; DANIEL R.
MARQUIS a/k/a DAN R. MAR-
QUIS; GE CAPITAL FINANCIAL,
INC.; RLI INSURANCE COM-
PANY, and UNKNOWN TEN-
ANTS/OWNERS,
Defendants.
CASE NO:
2004-CA-3083
Division: 8
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given, pursu-
ant to the Order of Summary
Judgment of Foreclosure in this
cause, in the Circuit Court of Polk
County, Florida, I will sell the prop-
erty situated in Polk County, Flor-
ida described as:
The North 300 feet of the
South 640 feet of the West
150 feet of the East 802.33
feet of the Southeast 1/4 of
the Northeast 1/4 of Section
32, Township 28 South,
Range 26 East, Polk County,
Florida.
AND
The North 200 feet of the
South 640 feet of the West
175 feet of the East 977.33
feet of the Southeast 1/4 of
the Northeast 1/4 of Section
32, Township 28 South,
Range 26 East, Polk County,
Florida, all of the above be-
Ing a part of Lots 5 and 6 of
BRADYS SUBDIVISION, as
recorded in Plat Book 2,
Page 115, Public Records of
Polk County, Florida.
and which postal address is:
200 Post Avenue, S.W., Win-
ter Haven, Florida 33880.
at public sale, to the highest
and best bidder, for cash, in
the East Corridor, first floor,
Polk County Courthouse, 255
North Broadway, Bartow, Polk
County, Florida will be held at
9:00 o'clock, A.M., on April
15th. 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 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 711.
WITNESS my hand and Seal of
this Court this 11th day of March,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By:/s/ Lori Armijo
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1085


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(Photo by Leta Wright)


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Week of Marclh 28, 2005:


Naturefest 2005 to Showcase

Polk County's 'Good Nature'


Residents and visitors alike
will have the opportunity to ex-
perience the natural side of Polk
County at Water, Wings and
Wild Things Polk Naturefest
2005, held on Saturday, April 9,
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The free event takes place at
Circle B-Bar Reserve on State
Road 540 (Winter Lake Road),
two miles east of U.S. Highway
98 (between Lakeland and Win-
ter Haven). Located along the
shores of Lake Hancock, Circle
B-Bar Reserve is one of Polk
-County's premier birding and
wildlife viewing habitats.
Polk Naturefest offers fun and
activities for kids of all ages.
Florida wildlife showman and
educator Safari Todd will pre-
sent his wildlife program featur-
ing native Florida animals, in-
cluding the endangered Florida
Panther.
Festival goers can, participate
in guided nature walks,-learn
birding and butterfly basics, step
inside the butterfly tent, enjoy
music and wildlife art exhibits,
watch fly fishing demonstrations
and more. Special children's ac-
tivities include kite and wind
sock making, birdhouse building
and coloring contests.
Food and beverages will be
available for purchase.
More than 40 exhibitors will
be on hand, providing fun oppor-
tunities to learn about the area's
nature and conservation efforts,


including planting with natives,
prescribed burns, water conser-
vation and litter prevention.
Polk County Tourism and
Sports Marketing and Polk
County Natural Resources sta..
have developed a new nature
guide featuring 37 parks in Polk
County and highlighting activi-
ties such as birding, hiking, cy-
cling, fishing, nature tours and
more.
Attendees to Water, Wings
and Wild Things Polk Na-
turefest 2005 will be among the
first to receive the guide.
Polk County's inaugural na-
ture festival event is a joint part-
nership of Polk County govern-
ment, Polk County's cities, envi-
ronmental organizations and
others.
For more information about
the festival, contact the Polk
County Natural Resources Divi-
sion at 534-7377. To learn more
about the recreational opportuni-
ties available in Polk County,
visit the Central Florida Visitors
and Convention Bureau website,
www.sunsational.org, or call
800-828-7655 or 863-298-7565.


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dren's museum, located at 109 Mist99 Livingston Wine 799/99
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adults are free. All activities,
children's museum admission
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The Polk County Democrat


March 31, 2005


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA, acting through
Rural Development, for-
merly Farmers Home Admin-
istration (FmHA), United States
Department of Agriculture (
USDA),
Plaintiff,
vs.
MAE GLADYS MARSHALL
and FHR, INC.,
Defendants.
CASE NO.
53-2004CA-2222
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that
pursuant to a Final Judgment
entered in the above entitled
cause in the Circuit Court of
Polk County, Florida, I will sell
the property located at 6620
East Street, Bradley, Polk
County, Florida, being specifi-
cally described as follows:
Lot 11, Block 1, HIGHLAND
PARK MANOR, Plat Book 54,
Page 3, 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,
First Floor, Polk County Court-
house, 255 North Broadway
Avenue, Bartow, Polk County,
Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on the
14th day of April, 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 ot 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 March 11, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of the Circuit Court
By /s/ Lori Armijo
As Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1086



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
RUTH H. HAYES,
Deceased.
PROBATE DIVISION
File Number:
05CP-0368
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
RUTH H. HAYES, deceased, File
Number 05CP-0368, by the Circuit
Court for Polk County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which is Drawer CC-4, Post Office
Box 9000, Bartow, FL 33831-
9000; that the decedent's date of
death was 10/18/04; that the total
cash value of the estate is
$71.200.00 and that the name and
address of those to whom it has
been assigned by such Order are:
Frank Harben and June Har-
ben
3216 San Bernadino
Clearwater, FL 33759
Christine Howell
407 E. Avenida Del Rio
Clewiston, FL 33440
Helen Luke
1813 High Road
Tallahassee, FL 32303
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS
ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the estate of the
decedent and other person having
claims or demands against the es-
tate of the decedent other than
those listed in the Order of Sum-
mary Administration must file their
claims with this Court WITHIN
THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION 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 the'first publication
of this Notice is March 31 2005.
Person Giving Notice:
Frank P, Harben
3216 San Bernadino
Clearwater, FL 33759
Attorney for Persons Giving No-
tice:
David Browder, Jr., Esq.
Florida Bar No. 126312
305 S. Duncan Avenue
Clearwater, FL 33755
Telephone: (727) 461-5788
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1117




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D ,. Democrat,
533-4183


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDIC-
TION DIVISION
BANKUNITED, FSB,
Plaintiff,
vs.
ADETUNJI ADENIYI, a married
man, If living and if deceased, et
al.,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2005-CA-000684-0000-WH-
SEC-08
NOTICE OF ACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE-
PROPERTY
TO: ADETUNJI ADENIYI
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
ROAD 41 HOUSE G184, VICTO- -
RIA GARDEN CITY, LAGOS, NI-
GERIA
CURRENT ADDRESS: UN-
KNOWN
and any unknown parties who
are or may be interested in the
subject matter of this action
whose names and residences,
after diligent search an inquiry,
are unknown to Plaintiff and
which said unknown parties
may claim as heirs, devisees,
grantees, assignees, lienors,
creditors, trustees other claim-
ants claiming by, through, un-
der or against the said Defen-
dant(s), ADETUNJI ADENIYI,
who is not known to be dead
or alive.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that an action to foreclose a mort-
gage on the following property in
POLK County, Florida, to wit:
LOT 200, BLOCK 51, IS-
LAND CLUB WEST-PHASE
TWO, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF, AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK
115, PAGE 3 THROUGH 8,
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 BRUCE JACOBS ESQUIRE,
Plaintiff's attorney, whose address
Is LAW OFFICES OF CAMNER,
LIPSITZ AND POLLER, P.A., 550
SBiltmore Way, Suite 700, Coral
Gables, Florida 33134 on or be-
fore thirty (30) days from first pub-
lication date, and file the original
with the Clerk of this Court by May
1, 2005 either before service on
Plaintiff's attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise, a default will
be entered against you for the re-
lief demanded in the Complaint.-
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, persons with disabilities
needing a special accommodation
should contact Clerk of the Circuit
Court at the Polk County Court-
house, 1st Floor, 255 N. Broad-
way, Bartow, Florida 33830, or
agency sending notice not later
than seven days prior to the pro-
ceeding at the address given on
this notice. Telephone: (941) 534-
4488; (1-800) 955-8771 (TDD) or
(1-800) 955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service.
WITNESS my hand and seal of
this Court on this 25th day of
March, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
By: /s/Valerie Neal
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 31, Apr. 4, 2005-1095





IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
DORIS M. GOODWILL,
deceased.
FILE NO.
05-CP-0581
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of DORIS M. GOODWILL, de-
ceased, File No. 05CP-0581, is
pending in'the Circuit Court for
Polk County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which is Post
Office Box 9000, Drawer CC-4,
Bartow, Florida 33830-9000. An
Order or Summary Administration
was entered on March 17, 2005.
The names and addresses of the
persons to whom the assets of the
estate, in the amount of
$10,000.00, have been assigned
by said Order are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against dece,dent'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
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 24, 2005.
RAYMOND A. GOODWILL,
JR., Petitioner
107 Avenue A, NW
Winter Haven, Florida 33881
Attorney for Petitioner:
RAYMOND A. GOODWILL, JR.
Florida Bar No: 0030218
Pbst office Box 2334
Winter Haven, Florida 33883-
2334
(863) 293-1179
Mar. 24, 31, 2005-1022


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
TERESA ANN WADE
Deceased.
File No.
05 CP-0591
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
TERESA ANN WADE, deceased,
File Number Q.0P,059!, by the
Circuit Court for Polk County, Flor-
ida, Probate Division, the address
of which is Post Office Box 9000,
Drawer CC-4, Bartow, I-L 33831-
9000; that the descendant's date
of death was Januaiy 21st, 2005;
that the total value of the estate is
$17,623.71 and that the name and
address of those to whom it has
been assigned by such order are:
KIMBERLY WADE
606 Ridgewood Avenue
Dundee, FL 33838
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS
ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the estate of the
decedent and persons having
claims or demands against the es-
tate of the decedent other than
those listed in the Order of Sum-
mary Administration 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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIOD SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DESCENDANT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of the first publication
of this Notice is Thursday, March
31,2005.
Person Giving Notice:
KIMBERLY WADE
606 Ridgewood Avenue
Dundee, FL 33838
CYNTHIA CROFOOT RIG-
NANESE, ESQUIRE
Attorneys for Personal Represen-
tative
198 1ST ST S
WINTER HAVEN, FL 33880-3004
Telephone: (863) 294-1114
By: CYNTHIA CROFOOT RIG-
NANESE, ESQ.
Florida Bar No. 0891880
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1105



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
THE HUNTINGTON NATIONAL
BANK,
Plaintiff,
vs.
ERNEST BEAUDETTE, if living,
and if dead, the unknown
spouses, heirs, devisees, grant-
ees, assignees, lienors, credi-
tors, trustees, beneficiaries,
devisees, or other parties
claiming an interest by,
through, under or against
ERNEST BEAUDETTE,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
05-CA-000368-0000-WH
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: Defendant, ERNEST
BEAUDETTE ("Mr. Beaudette"),
and all heirs, successors'or as-
signs o(Mr. Beaudette:
'YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action to foreclosure a mortgage
existing on property which you
may have an interest has beerl
filed against you. The real property
or its address is commonly known
as 2335 Spencer Place, Lakeland,
Florida 33801, and is more par-
ticularly described as follows:
LOT 22: BEGIN AT THE
SOUTHWEST CORNER OF
LOT 3, BLOCK 1, LAKE-
WOOD PARK SUBDIVI-
SION, RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 6, PAGE 33, PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, RUN
THENCE EAST ALONG
THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID
LOT 3 A DISTANCE OF
416.0 FEET TO THE POB,
RUN THENCE NORTH-
EASTERLY AND PARAL-
LEL WITH THE EAST LINE
OF SAID LOT 3 A DIS-
TANCE OF 90.0 FEET,
RUN THENCE EAST AND
PARALLEL WITH THE
SOUTH LINE OF SAID
LOT 3 A DISTANCE. OF
42.0 FEET, RUIN THENCE
SOUTHWESTERLY AND
PARALLEL WITH THE
EAST LJNE OF SAID LOT
3 A DISTANCE OF 90.0
FEET TO THE SOUTH
LINE OF SAID LOT 3,
RUN THENCE WEST
ALONG THE SOUTH LINE
OF SAID LOT 3 A DIS-
TANCE OF 42.0 FEET TO
THE POB.
You are required to.serve a
copy of your written defenses, if
any, to it on Stovash, Case &
Tingley, P.A., c/o Amy S. Tingley,
Esquire, whose address is Sun-
Trust Center, 200 S Orange Ave,
Suite 1220, Orlando, Florida
32801 within thirty (30) days after
the first publication of this Notice,
which is on March 3.1, 2005, arnd
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 re-
lief demanded in the Complaint.
DATED this 22rl clay of Mar!nli

Richard M Weiss
As Clerk of the Cou.t
By ZsLAnge/i ca l ir'!i ;i
As Dnrn' 'v rl'.-
(SEAl_)
Mar. 31, Apr 7. 2005-! I'.:'


_ ~


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
GRACE A. KELLY
Deceased.
File No.
05 CP-0612
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the es-
tate of GRACE ANN KELLY,
deceased, whose date of death
was Desember 16th,
2005, and whose Social Secu-
rity Number is 150-28-3427, is
pending in the Circuit Court for
PQLK County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which
is.Post Office Box 9000,
Drawer C-4, Bartow,
Florida 33831-9000. 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 decedent's
estate, on whom a copy of this no-
tice is served must file their claims
with. this Court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER
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 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 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 the first publication-
of this Notice is Thursday March

Personal Representative:
DAWN KELLY O'SHEA
6 Farview Road
Rockaway, NJ 07866
LAW OFFICES OF J. KELLY
KENNEDY
Attorneys for Personal Represen-
tative
19811 ST ST
WINTER HAVEN, FL 33880-0304
oTlephone: (863)E294-1114
IFlorda Bar No. 0375871
Mar. 31, Apr. 7. 2005-1106


Plaintiff's attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the re-
lief 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 March 18, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ Angelica Herrera
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 24, 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1012


of parental Rights action has
been filed against you.
YOU ARE REQUIRED to serve
a copy of your written de-
fenses, if any, to it on Petition-
er's attorney, ELIZABETH
GREER, ESQUIRE, 5116 South
Lakeland, Drive, Lakeland, FL
33813, or Post Office Box
6455, Lakeland, Florida 33807,
on or before May 6, 2005, and
file the original with the Clerk
of this Court either before
service on Petitioner's Attorney
or immediately thereafter. Oth-
erwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief de-
manded in the Petition.
DATED: March 22, 2005
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of Court
BY: /s/ Angelica Herrera
As Deputy Clerk
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 14, 21, 2005-1093


NOTICE OF SPECIAL
MEETING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that THE SCHOOL BOARD OF
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA, an-
nounces a Special Meeting of The
School Board of Polk County, Flor-
ida, to which all persons are in-
vited.
DATE AND TIME:
April 14, 2005 at 8:30 a.m.
PLACE:
Superintendent's Confer-
ence Room at The School
Board of Polk County, Flor-
ida, at 1915 Floral Avenue,
Bartow, Florida 33830
PURPOSE:
To discuss the Dis-
trictwide Choice Plan
and various School
Board business.
A copy of the agendas may be
obtained by writing to JoAnne
Clanton in the Superintendent's
Office at The School Board of Polk
County, P. O. Box 391, Bartow,
Florida 33831, or by calling 863-
534-0521.
Pursuant to the provisions of
the Americans with Disabilities
Act, any person requiring special
accommodations to participate in
this meeting is asked to advise the
agency at least 48 hours before
the meeting by contacting Patricia
Hunter at 863-534-0513. If you are
hearing or speech impaired,
please contact the agency by call-
ing Florida Relay Service at 1-800-
955-8771.
Dated: March 29, 2005.
THE SCHOOL BOARD OF
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By Kay Fields, Board Chair
Attest Gail F. McKinzie,
Secretary
(Seal)
Mar. 31, 2005-1115

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC,
SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO
CHASE MANHATTAN MORT-
GAGE CORPORATION,
Plaintiff,
vs.
THORNTON E. LOUDERMILK, et
ux., et al.,
Defendant(s).
CASE NO.
53-2005-CA-61-0000-00 SEC.
4
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to an Order or Sched-
uling Final Judgment Foreclo-
sure Sale entered on March 9',
2005 in this case now pending
in said Court, the'style of which
is indicated above.
I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at the
POLK COUNTY COURTHOUSE,
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, at 9:00
A.M., on the 13th day of April,
2005, the following described
property as set forth in said or-
der or final judgment, to wit:
LOT 8 OF WOODHAM
HEIGHTS SUBDIVI-
SION, ACCORDING TO
THE MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 43,
PAGE 25, PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
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.
ORDERED at POLK County
Florida, this 11th day of March
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk, Circuit Court
POLK, Florida
By: /s/ Lori Armiio
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1082


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR Polk COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
RICHARD JOHN CASTEEL,
Deceased.
File No.
05-CP-0640
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the es-
tate of RICHARD JOHN CAS-
TEEL, deceased, whose date of
death was May 17, 2004, File
Number 05-CP-0640, is pend-
ing in the Circuit Court for Polk
County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which is
Probate Division, Drawer CC-4,
P.O. Box 9000, Bartow, FL
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 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 DATE 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 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 31,
2005.
Personal Representative:
Catherine M. Casteel
206 Ridge Manor Drive
Lake Wales, FL 33863
Attorney for Personal Repre-
sentative:
DEBRA L. CLINE,.ESQUIRE
Attorney for Petitioner
Florida Bar No. 0252735
Peterson & Myers, P.A.
141 5th Street, NW
Winter Haven, FL 33881
(863) 294-3360
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1118











IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
HARPER ENTERPRISES, INC., a
Florida corporation,
Plaintiff,
vs.
CECIL E. BINION, III; THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF CECIL E.
BINION, III; SEAN R. ABERMAN;
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
SEAN R. ABERMAN; BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS,
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA;
POLK COUNTY, a political sub-
division of the State of Florida;
B MOTOR FINANCE CORP.; and
JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE
AND ALL OTHER PERSONS IN
POSSESSION OF SUBJECT
REAL PROPERTY,
Defendant(s).
CASE NO.
2004-CA-4636
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:
Cecil E. Binion; III, whose last
known address is 4337 Upper
Meadow Road, Mulberry, FL
33860, and Sean R. Aber-
man, whose last known ad-
dress 4337 Upper Meadow
Road, Mulberry, FL 33860, if
alive, and if dead their un-
known spouses, heirs, devi-
sees, grantees, creditors and
all other parties claiming by,
through, under, or against
them and all unknown natural
persons if alive, and if dead or
not known to be dead or alive,
their several and respective
unknown spouses, heirs, devi-
sees, grantees, and creditors,
or other parties claiming inter-
ests by, through or under
those unknown natural per-'
sons; and all claimants, per-
sons or parties, natural or cor-
porate, or whose exact legal
status Is unknown, claiming
under any of the above named
of described defendant and all
parties having or claiming to
have any right, title or interest
in and to the property hereaf-
ter described and all others
whom it may concern.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that an action to foreclose a War-
ranty Deed Agreement and Modifi-
cation and Amendment to War-
ranty Deed Agreement on the fol-
lowing real property in POLK
County, Florida, to-wit:
'LOT 36, MEADOW RIDGE
ESTATES PHASE I, PLAT
BOOK 94, PAGE 12, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a copy
of your written defense, if any, to it
on Benjamin W. Hardin, Jr., Es-
quire, of Hardin & Murphy, P.A.,
Plaintiff's attorney, whose address
is 1905 Bartow Road, Lakeland,
Florida 33802-3604 and on or be-
fore 25th day of Apdl. 2005, and to
file the original with the Clerk of
this Court either before service on


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CITRUS AND CHEMICAL BANK,
A FLORIDA BANKING CORPO-
RATION,
Plaintiff,
Vs.
ROBERT G. HOWARD, JR., ET
AL,
Defendant.
Case Number:
2004-CA-4737
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:
LOT 51, HIGHLANDS WST,
ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR
PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 72, PAGE 29,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
at public sale, to the highest
and best bidder for cash, at the
East Corridor, First Floor, Polk
County Courthouse, 255 North
Broadway, Polk County in Bar-
tow, F!orida, at 9:00 A.M. on
the 13.D day of April. 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 Courts
By /s/ Lori Armijo
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2004-1087





IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
MAY STANLEY WALLACE,
Deceased.
File No.
05-CP-0523
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of MAY STANLEY WALLACE, de-
ceased, whose date of death was
July 29, 2004; File Number 05-CP-
0523 is pending in the Circuit
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.
All other 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 31, 2005.
WILSON TIMOTHY WALLACE
Personal Representative
845 W. Turner Street
Bartow, FL 33830
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. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1097





IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
FAMILY LAW DIVISION
IN RE: THE TERMINATION OF
PARENTAL RIGHTS PENDING
GRANDPARENT ADOPTION OF:
GISELA MARIA POLANCO
Minor Child.

CASE NO.:
53-2005DR-002695-0000-00
DIVISION: 09
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: Unknown father of Gisela
Maria Polanco
New York City, New York
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that a Petition for Termination


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL CIVIL DIVISION
IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF:
GREGORIO PEREZ,
Petitioner
And
VIRGINIA E. PEREZ,
Respondent.
CASE NO.:
53-2005DR-002698-
0000-00
Division: '05
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: VIRGINIA E. PEREZ
Whose Last Known Address:
4618 Camerino Street
Lakewood, California 90712
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Peti-
tion to Admit Foreign Judg-
ment has been filed against
you, and you are required to
serve a copy of your written
defenses to it, if any, on the
Plaintiff's Attorney, whose ad-
dress is:
VINCENT PHILIP NUCCIO
4049 Henderson Boule-
vard
Tampa, Florida 33629
on or before April 29, 2005 (no
later that 30 days from the date of
the first publication of this notice),
and file the original with the Clerk
of this Court either before service
on Plaintiff's attorney or immedi-
ately thereafter; otherwise a de-
fault will be entered against you
for the relief demanded in the
Complaint.
In accordance with the Americans
With Disabilities Act, persons
needing a special accommodation
to participate in this proceeding
should contact the individual or
agency sending notice no later
than seven (7) days prior to the
proceeding at the address given
on notice. Telephone 1-800-955-
8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770
(V), via Florida Relay Service.
WITNESS my hand and the
seal of this Court at Hillsbor-
ough County, Florida, this 22nd
day of March, 2005.
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
By: /s/ Angelica Herrera
As Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Mar. 24, 31, Apr. 7, 14, 2005-
1030




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
MB FINANCIAL BANK, N.A.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
DELORIS BROWN N/K/A DELO-
RIS TAYLQR, et al,
Defendants.
CASE NO.
532005CA000932XXX
XXX
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: DELORIS BROWN N/K/A
DELORIS TAYLOR
UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1
UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS
6520 NEWMAN CIRCLE EAST
LAKELAND, FL 33811
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action to foreclose a mortgage
on the following property in
Polk County, Florida:
LOT 51, SHEPHERD SOUTH,
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, RECORDED .IN
'PLAT BOOK 61, PAGE 23,
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,
if any, to it on SMITH, HIATT, &
DIAZ, P.A., Plaintiff's attorneys,
whose address is 2691 East
Oakland Park Boulevard, Suite
303, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
33306, within thirty (30) days
from first date of publication
and file the original with the
Clepk of this Court either be-
fore service on Plaintiff's attor-
neys or immediately thereafter;
otherwise a default will be en-
tered against you for the relief
demanded in the complaint or
petition.
DATED on March 28; 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ Valerie Neal
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1112


THE ESTATE OF ALICE M
WARN, DECEASED; SWEEITWA-
TER COMMUNITY, INC.; DEBO-
RAH 'SUE WARN; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF ALICE M. WARN,
DECEASED; JOHN DOE, JANE
DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS)
IN POSSESSION OF IlHE SUP
JECT PROPERTY are lefen-
dants. I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at the FAS T
CORRIDOR ON TIIE 1ST
FLOOR, OF THE POLK COUNTY
COURTHOUSE, 255 N BIROAD-
WAY, BARTOW, FL 33831 at the
Polk County Courthouse, in BAH-
TOW, Florida, 09 00 a.m on the
13th day of April 2 the follow-
ing described property as set foilh
in said Final Judgment, to wit.
LOT 410, BLOCK E, SWEET-
WATER GOLF OF TENNIS
CLUB, ACCORDING TO THE


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF THE STATE
OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
TRANSOUTH MORI GAiF (i '(
PORTION,
Plaintiff,
vs.
THOMAS EDWARD SHADGLI i
THE PERSONAL REPRSESIN!A
TIVE FOR THE ESTATE IF PA-
TRICIA B. HARRISON, DF-
CEASED; UNKNOWN HEIRS. DE.
VISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES
CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND
TRUSTEES PATRICIA B. HARRI-
SON, DECEASED; THOMAS ED-
WARD SHADGETT, HEIR; VICKY
LACY, HEIR, IF LIVING, INCLUD-
ING 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;
STATE OF FLORIDA DEPART-
MENT OF REVENUE; STATE OF
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDU-
CATION F/K/A STATE OF FLOR-
IDA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
AND EMPLOYMENT SECURITY,
DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL RE-
HABILITATION; 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-001 041 -
0000-00
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:
UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGN-
EES, CREDITORS, LIENORS,
AND TRUSTEES PATRICIA B
HARRISON, DECEASED;
THOMAS EDWARD SHADG-
ETT, HEIR; VICKY LACY,
HEIR, IF LIVING, INCLUDING
ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF RE-
MARRIED, AND IF DE-
CEASED, THE RESPECTi/E
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 May 2, 2005
the nature of this proceeding being
a suit for foreclosure of mortgage
against the. following described
property, to wit*
LOTS 47 AND 48, BLOCK 1.
NAOMI PARK SUBDIVISION,
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 43,
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA. LESS RIGHT OF WAY
FOR EATON PARK INTER-
SECTION.
A/K/A 2525 MARION DRIVE,
LAKELAND, FL 33803.
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 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 25th
day of March, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By /s/ Shirley Deschamps
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1109


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS.
INC.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICI-
ARIES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES,
LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRULS-
TEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO
MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN
THE ESTATE OF ALICE M
WARN, DECEASED, el al.
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2004CA-004725-0000-SEC04
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated the 9" day of
March, 2005, and entered in Case
No. 53-2004-CA-004725-0000-
SEC04, of the Circuit Court of the
10TH Judicial Circuit in and foi
Polk County, Florida, wherein
COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS.
INC. is the Plaintiff and UN-
KNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIAR-
IES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES.
LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUS
TEES AND ALL OTHERS WI-IHO
MAY CLAIM AN INTERESi IN


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PLAT THEREOF, AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 85,
PAGES 46 THROUGH 48, IN-
CLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
TOGETHER WITH A 1990
PALM DOUBLE-WIDE MO-
BILE HOME CONTAINING
VINE'S PH066316A AND
PH066316B AND FL
TITLE#'S 49134288 AND
60161171.
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
II you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
ordei 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, pall TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711
Dated this 11th day of March.
2005
RICHARD M WEISS
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
By /s/ Lori Armio
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1083


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF THE STATE
OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
CITIFINANCIAL MORTGAGE
COMPANY, INC.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
CRAIG F. FINKLE; THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF CRAIG F.
FINKLE; SARAH F. FINKLE; THE
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SARAH
F. FINKLE, 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;
UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UN-
KNOWN TENANT #2,
Defendant(s).
CASE NO.
53-2005-CA-001 007-
0000-00-SEC 11
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:
CRAIG F. FINKLE; THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF CRAIG
F. FINKLE; SARAH F. FINKLE;
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
SARAH F. FINKLE, 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-
lenses, 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 May 2, 2005
the nature of this proceeding being
a suit for foreclosure of mortgage
against the following described
property, to wit
LOT 12, FALLING CREST
PHASE ONE, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
79, PAGE 31, OF THE PUB.
LIC RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 4453 IRIS STREET
NORTH. LAKELAND, FL
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 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 ce-
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 28th
day of March, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By s/ Shirley Deschalms
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar 31 Apl 7, 2005-1110





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Wintc Haven lHospital will
hold Tai Chi classes as a part of
the Sageing Program on Monday
afternoons, beginning April 4,
from 4 to 5 p.m. and from 5 to 6
p.m.
The classes will be held at the
Regency Medical Center, 101
Avenue O, Winter Haven.
The Tai Chi classes will be
taught by J. David Castleberry.
He is a health information spe-
cialist, stress management con-
sultant and Tai Chi teacher.
The class will help to improve
participant's memory, balance,


flexibii v, breathing and '"duce
stress.
The fee for three months ut
classes is $49 per person and $82
per couple. A free class will be
held on April 4 at 5 p.m.
For more information or to
sign-up, call 291-6705.
Participants will need to wear
loose fitting clothing, and shoes
should have flat, stiff soles in or-
der to make turns easily on the
carpeted floor.
Check with a doctor before be-
ginning any type of exercise pro-
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. The event is open to all Girl
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All participants must register
prior to attending.
For more information on the
event or to register, call 688-
7648, ext. 117.


On Tuesday, April 19, Dr.
Lance Meyerson will present "Is
It Allergies or Sinusitis?"
The program will be held at 6
p.m. at the Lakeland Regional
Medical Center's auditorium.
The program is free, but regis-
tration is required.
For more information or to
register, call 687-1400.

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Center, located at Florida South-
ern College.
The event will be held from 9
a.m. to 4 p.m.
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VISTE Volunteers in Serv-
ice To the Elderly -- will collect
personal care and household
items for its clients on Saturday
from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the
entrances to Publix in Bartow.
Items sought are cotton balls,
toothbrush and toothpaste, body
powder, deodorant, Q-tips, Band-
Aids, first, aid cream, skin care
lotion, razors and shaving
cream, toilet bowl cleaner, laun-
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The Bartow Kiwanis Club will
staff the tables, and will hand
out bookmarks printed with'the
items being sought.
VISTE's mission is "to enable
the frail elderly to remain safely
and independently in. their own
homes."
The organization has a food
bank and distributes food to cli-
ents, provides transportation to
the doctor, delivers prescription
medications, prepares holiday
meals, and offers other services.
For more information call
284-0828.


Winter Haven Hospital has
announced the Sage-ing pro-
grams for April.
Sage-ing is a program for peo-
ple who wish to find a positive
way to look at aging.
Scheduled events for the
month are:
Laughter Circle Tuesday,
April 12, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the
hospital's classrooms. The cost is
$5 per person or $2 per student.
Qi Gong a four week se-
ries, begins April 8 at 10 a.m.
The fee is $5 per class.
o Writing Your Life Story a
six-week series, beginning April
13, at 10 a.m. in the classrooms.
The cost, including workbook, is

Balance
Program Set
"Balance And Falls" will be
presented at the Charles R.
Richardson Senior Center, 615
North Jackson Avenue, Bartow,
on Thursday, April 7, at 10 a.m.
.Craig Alberts, physical thera-
pist, will present the program.
For more information, call
534-0393.


care for our patients.
exist to provide our patients with the
finest health care possible.


$10 per person or $15 per couple.
Discover How to Find
Peacefulness and Relief From
Stress a six-week series, be-
ginning April 14, from 4 to 5
p.m. The cost is $5 per person.
Home Health Services Infor-
mation Wednesday, April 20,
10 a.m. in the classrooms. This
program is free.
Spring Celebration -
Thursday, April 21, 10 a.m. at
Rotary Park Community Room,
350 Sixth Street, Winter Haven.
This program is free.
For more information or to re-
serve a place at the activities,
call 291-6705.


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Education News


The Polk Cnontv Demnorat


Frances Mayes Named

2005 FSC Chancellor


Frances Mayes, widely pub-
lished author, poet, and essayist,
will'be honored as the 71st hon-
orary chancellor for Florida
Southern College.
The ceremonies take place
during the college's Founders
Day convocation in Branscomb
Auditorium on April 1 at 10:10
a.m.
Mayes will deliver the Foun-
ders Day address, appear at an
invitation-only Founders Day
luncheon, and guest lecture at a
poetry class.
Mayes has written three best-
selling books, including the num-
ber one New York Times best
seller, "Under the Tuscan Sun."
Her memoir of the beauty and
quality of life in the Tuscan
countryside and her efforts to re-
store an abandoned Italian villa
remained on the best-seller list
for more than two years.
Its sequels follow the continu-
ing renovations and Mayes's
growing appreciation for Italy.
"Ms. Mayes is an extraordi-
narily talented writer and a
highly respected scholar," FSC
President Dr. Anne B. Kerr,
said. "Great writers open our
minds to the world, and I am
most honored to welcome her to
Florida Southern."
Mayes grew up in Fitzgerald,
Ga., and attended Randolph-Ma-
con Woman's College, The Uni-


versity of Florida, and San Fran-
cisco State University.
She received a National En-
dowment for the Arts Fellowship
in 1988, and four of her essays
were selected as "notable essays"
by Robert Atwan, editor of Best
American Essays.
She has published five books
of poetry, a college textbook, nu-
merous autobiographical essays,
and articles for food and wine
publications.
Her first novel, "Swan," was
published in 2002.
A former professor of creative
writing at San Francisco State
University, Mayes now writes
full time.
She and her husband, poet
Edward Mayes, divide their year
between San Francisco and Cor-
tona, Italy.
Florida Southern has
awarded the title of Honorary
Chancellor, the highest recogni-
tion the college bestows on an in-
dividual, since 1934.
Among the recipients through
the years have been such nation-
ally recognized figures as Walter
Cronkite, Bob Hope, Gerald
Ford, Chris Wallace, Terry
Waite, Robert James Waller, and
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
Local honorees have included
Jack M. Berry, Charles H.
Jenkins, Sr., Truman and Marie
Miller, and J. Lanier Upshaw.


PCC Student Named To


Friendship Cottage Cheese

Offers Scholarship Money


On behalf of Friendship Cot-
tage Cheese, Tampa Bay Bucca-
neers linebacker Derrick Brooks
will present a total of $20,000 in
scholarship money to 10 eligible
high school seniors across Flor-
ida who have been accepted at
an accredited college or univer-
sity for the fall 2005 semester.
Recipients who embody a
spirit of friendship and commu-
nity will be awarded between
$1,500-$5,000 in scholarship
money.
The scholarship application
deadline is April 22.
To be eligible:
Applicants must be graduat-
ing high school seniors residing
in Florida.
*. Selection criteria is based
on academic achievement (3.0 or
higher grade point average) and
a demonstration of leadership in
school and community volunteer
activities that promote a safe
and friendly environment.
In addition to submitting a


completed Project Friendship
Scholarship Application, stu-
dents must also submit:
A four-year high school
transcript;
Letters of reference one
from a teacher familiar with the
student's academic ability and
one from a community leader
(not from school) who is familiar
with the student's volunteer ac-
tivities;
o A detailed list of school and
community volunteer work; and
An essay (1,000 words or
less) explaining how they have
made their high school a friend-
lier place and how they plan to
use their education to make the
world a friendlier place.
For more information on Pro-
ject Friendship Scholarship, stu-
dents can visit their school's
guidance counselor, visit Friend-
ship's web site at www.friend-
shipdairies.com or call 1-516-
719-4000.


Free Driver's Ed Classes Set


Polk County Public Schools
will offer free driver education
classes at five sites this summer
to public, private, charter and
home school students.
Applications are available be-
ginning Monday, April 4, at mid-
dle and high school guidance de-
partments and at some private
schools.
Classes fill up quickly and in-
terested students are encouraged
to apply early.
Students must at least have a
restricted license to take the
classes.
Bus transportation to driver
educationclasses is not provided.
The five sites for the classes


will be Auburndale, Bartow,
George Jenkins, Kathleen and
Lake Wales high schools.
Call the guidance departments
at those individual high schools
for more information.
There are two separate nine-
day class sessions. There are no
classes held on weekends.
Session One begins Thursday,
May 26, and ends Thursday,
June 9. There is no class on Mon-
day, May 30, and Friday, June 3.
Session Two begins Tuesday,
June 14, and ends Tuesday, June
28. There are no classes on Fri-
days June 17 and 24.
Hours of instruction are 7:45
a.m. to 2:45 p.m.


All-Florida Academic Team Kindergarten Roundup
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Polk Community College stu-
dent Jessica Woody of Auburn-
dale is among a select group of
108 community college students
chosen to be members of the
2005 All-Florida Academic
Team.
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)
Honor Society nominates candi-
dates to this group, and the stu-
dents were nominated this
month at a reception in Talla-
hassee.
Ms. Woody and other nomi-
nees are eligible for the All-USA
Academic Team Scholarship,
sponsored by PTK and USA To-
day.
Ms. Woody was nominated for
the award by PCC Professor
Greg Harris.


"Jessica has proven herself to
be an extremely focused individ-
ual who is very dedicated to suc-
cessfully completing her aca-
demic goals," Harris wrote on his
nomination form. "The time and
energy she has spent towards
the completion of her assign-
ments within the area of psy-
chology and her other courses
led to her being invited and in-
ducted into the Phi Theta Kappa
Honor Society."
In addition to being an honor
student, Ms. Woody is very ac-
tive in the community, and vol-
unteers with the Auburndale
City Library and as a teaching
assistant for the Auburndale af-
terschool program.


Dual Golf Tourneys To Benefit
Low-Income Scholarship Program


Two simultaneous golf tour-
naments have been set up to
benefit the Take Stock in Chil-
dren scholarship program.
The events are put on by the
Polk education Foundation, the
Citrus Center Kiwanis of Lake-
land and MM Parrish Construc-
tion company.
Both scramble-stlye tourna-
ments will take place on Friday,
April 29, at the Lake Wales
Country Club and the Lone Palm
Golf Club in Lakeland.
Golfers of all skill levels will
have a choice of two courses as
they battle for low scores and
prizes.
All of the proceeds will go to-
wards Take Stock in Children
scholarship program and will be
matched dollar-for-dollar by the
Florida Prepaid Tuition Founda-
tion. Last year's event raised
$37,669 and was doubled to pur-
chase more than $75,000 in
scholarships.
Take Stock in Children schol-
arships are awarded in ninth

Achievement
Academy Sets
Meetings
Achievement Academy's ex-
ecutive committee will meet on
Wednesday, April 13, at 11:30
a.m. and the board of directors
will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at
6 p.m.
Both meetings will be held at
the Lakeland center, 716 East
Bella Vista Street.
For more information, call
Claire Schwartz at 683-6504.


People in the Know
In Bartow
Read The Democrat


grade to deserving students who
commit to work hard academi-
cally and stay out of trouble.
Mentors meet with students ap-
proximately 30 minutes a week
to help provide guidance':'Stu-
dents are required to sign a con-
tract agreeing to maintain good
grades and good behavior during
high school.
A full time student advocate
tracks progress and is available
to help students with any prob-
lems. Participants who fulfill
their contract standards receive
a college tuition scholarship.
The program has already
graduated 100 students with 103
currently enrolled.
For more information, contact
Susan Fenich at 519-8077.


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Registration for new kinder-
garten students attending Polk
public schools in the 2005-2006.
school year will start the week of
April 11.
Early registration avoids de-
lays and long lines at the begin-
ning of the school year in
August.
Many elementary schools
have designated the week of
April 11 for their Kindergarten
Round-ups with special days,
times or evening hours to enroll
new students.
Contact individual schools for
Kindergarten Round-up sched-
ules.
Schools also can tell you about
required proof of age, medical
and residency documentation
needed for enrollment. Students
entering kindergarten must be
5-years-old on or before Sept. 1.
General information about
Kindergarten Round-Up is avail-
able at 534-0643.
To enroll a new kindergarten
student, parents or guardians
must present: legal proof of age
(i.e. a certified copy of a birth
certificate, baptismal certificate
or passport); a current physical
exam dated within the last 12
months and a certificate of im-
munization (Florida Department
of Health Form 680) showing all
shots including second MMR,
hepatitis B series and varicella.
Proofs of residency from two
different categories also are re-
quired:
Category 1 mortgage
document, property tax record,
home or apartment lease agree-
ment;


NOTICE OF CANVASSING BOARD MEETING

Correction to time of meeting
The City Commission acting as the
Canvassing Board of the City of
Bartow will hold a meeting on Tues-
day, April 5, 2005 at 4:30 p.m. or as
soon thereafter as possible to canvass
the ballots from The City of Bartow
regular election. The meeting will be
held at the Supervisor of Elections Of-
fice located at 250 South Broadway
Avenue, Bartow, Florida.

Please be advised that if you desire to appeal from any decisions made as a result of the
above hearing or meeting, you will need a record of the proceedings and in some cases a
verbatim record is required. You must make your own arrangements to produce this record.
(Florida Statute 286.0105.)
If you are a person with a disability 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 City Clerk Linda Culpepper at 450 N. Wilson Avenue, P.O. Box 1069, Bartow,
Florida 33831-1069 or phone (863)534-0100 within 2 working days of your receipt of this meet-
ing notification; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1/800/955-8771.
POSTED AT BARTOW CITY HALLAND THE BARTOW POST OFFICE ON THURSDAY, FEB-
RUARY 10, 2005 AND REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS PUBLISHED IN THE POLK COUNTY
DEMOCRAT ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2005 BY CITY CLERK LINDA R. CULPEPPER.


Category 2 a current util-
ity bill (electric, gas, phone, wa-
ter, cable);
Category 3 current voter
registration document;
Category 4 proof of cur-
rent government benefits (Medi-
care, disability, food stamps,
HRS correspondence).

Two Harrison
Students
Receive
Scholarships

Two seniros at Harrison Arts
Center in Lakeland are among
24 students in the state named
2005 First Lady's Arts Recogni-
tion Program scholarship recipi-
ents.
The students honored were
Sarah Cook and Meredith E.
McCall, granddaughter of David
and Katherine Sutherland of
Bartow.
Both students will receive
$1,000 scholarships.


Lemon Street Celebration

Planned Friday, April 8


Lemon Street Celebration, a
public reception and street party
in honor of the Fifth annual
Florida Outdoor Sculpture Com-
petition, will be held Friday,
April 8, from 5 until 9 p.m. on
the Lemon Street Promenade in
downtown Lakeland.
The three block area from
South Florida Avenue to Massa-
chusetts Avenue will be blocked
to traffic, allowing pedestrians to
stroll freely and enjoy the sculp-
ture, food from local restaurants,
and music by Like Mindz.
The competition prize winners
will be announced at that time,
and the public is invited to vote
for their favorite piece of art-
work.
From 5 7 p.m. the focus will
be on the sculptures, and the
voting for People's Choice Award
will take place during that time.
A docent will be located next
to each sculpture to answer


questions about the piece, the
competition in general, and how
to vote for People's Choice.
Musical entertainment will be
provided by local party band
Like Mindz; additional enter-
tainment will be provided by
street performers.
Local restaurants and ven-
dors will set up with food and
drink available for purchase.
Participating restaurants in-
clude: Harry's Seafood Bar &
Grill, Terrace Hotel, Dona
Maria's, Crisper's, Twistee
Treat/Syltee's Express, Smoothie
King, Tropical Smoothie Caf6,
Publix Super Markets, and
Blimpie.
Polk Museum of Art will have
an activity area for children.
A giant cake from Publix Su-
per Markets decorated with im-
ages of the sculptures also will
be available for sampling.


FSC To Present Rita

Fandrich In Concert


Florida Southern's Festival of
Fine Arts will present pianist
Rita Fandrich performing in Fes-
tival II, a program of chamber
concerts.
The performance takes place
April 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anne
MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall
on the Florida Southern campus.
Fandrich, associate professor
of music at FSC, performs both
as a soloist-and chamber ensem-
ble musician.
She shares the stage with
other Florida Southern instru-
mentalists performing music for
woodwinds and piano.
Tickets are $12 at the door
and $6 for non-FSC students.
FSC students are admitted free

Simmons Earns
Certificate

Joyce Simmons of Lakeland
completed her studies at Polk
Community College and earned
a certificate in Microcomputer
Repair and Installation.

Salvation Army
Offers
Emergency
Funds

Lakeland's Salvation Army
has emergency assistance funds
available for rent, mortgage and
utility payments.
The funds are made available
through the Polk County Hous-
ing and Neighborhood Develop-
ment Emergency Shelter Grant,
Emergency Food and Shelter
Program, and Hurricane Disas-
ter Funds.
For more information, call the
Center of Hope at 682-8179.


The manner of giving is
worth more than, the gift.
-Peter Corneille


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For ticket information, con-
tact the Branscomb Auditorium
box office at 680-4296.


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SWEET LITTLE egg hunter
Breanna Rentz was misidenti-
fied in Monday's issue of The
Democrat. Breanna attended the
West Side Men's Club Egg Hunt
on Saturday morning. (Staff
photo)


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Guardsmen Shipping Out to Afghanistan


(Continued frohi Page 1A)
control. It's almost like you feel
that you failed them."
While in Afghanistan,
Knowles said he will take ih as
much as he can safely, but also
has a personal mission of his
own.
"If I could meet an Afghani
Mason that would be the cream
of the crop," he said.
A' long-time Free Mason,
Knowles said he would really like
to visit a Masonic lodge in
Afghanistan and talk with the
members about how they operate
on the other side of the world.
'The fact that I'm a Mason,
when we travel, we like to do that
because there's Masons over
there. There's Masons every-
where."
While no one really knows
exactly what the 116th Field
Artillery will be doing, Knowles
said he knows why they will be
there.
"As silly as it seems, us being
10,000 miles away, we are
defending our way of life. We're
trying to share that with other
people."
STo the people of Bartow he has
this message:
"You don't have to support the
war; you don't even have to
understand it; you don't have to
'agree with it, but definitely
beyond a shadow of a doubt sup-
.port the troops, because most of
:us, we're doing our job. We don't
'have a choice."

Larry McKissick
SInside squad leader Larry
McKissick's bag you can find a
plain, black, three-ring binder.
iThere's nothing special about it,
Just a simple notebook some-
thing you could pick up at any
'office supply store.
SBut once opened, the humble
tome is filled with years' and
years' worth of personal thoughts.
and musings. Each one is a per-
sonal look into the soul of the
author many signed "from the
mind of a desert soldier."
'You don't know me,
But I was there, when you were
:conceived
And I'll be there the last time
you breathe,
SBut you don't know me
."reads the first four ,lines of the
SIpoem "Guardian Angel," eerily
Written nine days before Sept. 11,
i2001, the event that spurned
:McKissick's return to the service.
It's easy to write the folder off
:as just another ordaniary object
:in the cluttered military world
: When- meeting the energetic
:50-year-old McKissick, the same
phenomenon occurs. Although
his youthful looks deny his actu-
al age, McKissick is somewhat of
:an oddity. In a unit of fresh-faced
;19- and 20-year-olds, the half-
centenarian sticks out like a sore
thumb both in looks and attitude.
; "You were looking at the cover
of a book, but you didn't even
"read it," McKissick told a smart
mouthed soldier when he first
arrived in Bartow.
McKissick currently resides in
Miami but has never been in one
.place too long, thanks to his
career.
*: "I've done a stint everywhere.
You name the country, I've been
there, visited, or went there on a
four-day pass," he said.
SHe pictures this deployment, a
process he's been through more
:than 15 times, as his "one last
hurrah."
McKissick has traversed a
long path from his boyhood days
watching "Combat" on television
:and idolizing Vic Morrow on the
"Gallant Men."
*:: He snuck off the day he turned
18, and at 4 a.m., on June 19,
1'974, he was on his way to Fort
Kriox to begin what is now a 30-
plus year stint in the armed
forces.
, He actually retired in 1992,
but since then, the call of the uni-
form has been too strong.
"I can't take this civilian life
ho more," McKissick told his son
Finell, who is stationed in Japan
With the Air Force.
:;: His wife, Deborah, was none
too happy with his decision, but
with McKissick,. the decision to
re-enlist was far from a surprise.
I explained to her way before
even married her that the mili-
tary was my thing," he said
:: The military has defined
Ml\cKissick throughout 32 of his
years on this earth, and it has


brought, with it an appreciation
of the camaraderie and brother-
hood that only'fighting alongside
another soldier could create.
: "It has nothing to do with
What color he is, what religion he
is all that foolishness that's
ihat civilian people deal with.
S'"You just have a love for him
that you can't explain."
McKissick sums it all up with


Tim Knowles


a simple rhyme of his own, one
that despite its sentimentality, is
absent from his special book.
"Duty.
Honor.
Country.
Me.
That's what keeps America free

It's a dedication that was
forged by fire gun fire, mortar
fire and the fire that he said
every soldierhas "in here" point-
ing to his heart.
"If you know that you are tak-
ing care of the guy next to you
and he is trusting of you, every-
body feels the same way. It's like
your taking care of yourself by
looking after him."
It all leads up to his ultimate
goal being able to maintain
contact with the soldiers he
fought and worked alongside.
"I want every soldier to have
my address. They can bring their
family and I want them to come
to my house not having to knock
on my door and my house will be
their house once they get there."
McKissick's plan is intricately
detailed. He wants a 55 foot
diameter, perfectly circular home
on a three-acre tract in Georgia.
He also has plans for a very spe-
cific design scheme.
"I'm gonna have a wall and
picture of every soldier that I
come in contact with. I want peo-
ple to be able to come into my
house and see this.
"This is not a trophy.
"It is to show the love that a
man has for what he's doing, who
he's with. Nothing to do with


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background, religion, none of
that stuff. It just has to with
humanitarianism."
For the people of Bartow,
McKissick has this message.
"Keep the politics out of it and
just understand the human fac-
tor. No one wants to be there,
you've got a duty and a responsi-
bility to be there."

Brain Cordell
Not every one- of the 51 sol-
diers in Battery A is a seasoned
veteran out for one last tour of
duty. Much like the bulk of the
activated National Guard sol-
diers, Brian Cordell is still
unable to drink legally.
The fresh-faced 20-year-old
only graduated from Bartow.
High School in 2002, and in a few
days, he will begin to prepare to
serve in a war zone.
Coming out of BHS, Cordell
said he didn't have any real
direction for the future.
The National Guard seemed
like a good job, and with promis-
es of "free college and the chance
to blow stuff up on weekends," he
couldn't refuse.
Now Cordell will be getting an
unexpected perk from the United
States government veterans
benefits.
"It's a thing we've got to do,"
he said, about leaving for
Afghanistan. "In some ways I'm
excited, but I'm sure I'll be miss-
ing my friends and family."
The longest Cordell has been
away from home for an extended
period was when he went to basic
training for four months. This


Brian Cordell


time around, however, there will
be no clear date on when he will
return. In order to stay focused,
the life long Bartow resident said
he will block out his worries
about back home.
"If you are worrying about
over here while you're over there,
you could get yourself killed."
In his short career with the
National Guard, Cordell said the
biggest charge came from provid-
ing hurricane relief all over the
state last year. During that time,
people began to look at him in a
different light, something that he
said had never happened to him
before.


Cordell said he has a lot of
faith in Battery A, especially
since many in the unit grew up
with'him in the area. Plus, the
trip will provide him an opportu-
nity to see something new.
"I've always wanted to see the
world, just not that particular
place."
After serving, Cordell has sim-
ple plans. They involve a house, a
job, and an income. The details,
he said, will work themselves
out.
"I'll probably go to school,
because it will be all paid for. I'll
probably look into being a fire-
man or a policeman or something
like that. I've always thought
about it."
Those plans may include a
family, but Cordell said he just
isn't ready to settle down yet.
"A family? Maybe, but I still
like to party, hang out and go to
clubs."


Sergeant Michael Roberts, the
recruiting and retention NCO at
the Bartow armory, is trying to
set up an Adopt-A-Soldier" pro-
gram for A Battery.
"The Army will only give you
the basics you need to survive,"
he said. "Let's face it, the eco-
nomics in Polk County are not
the greatest, and some of these
guys don't have the means to
bring a bunch of extra stuff with
them.
"I love Bartow. I have lived


here for the past eight years and
I couldn't imagine living any
where else. The National Guard
is a community-based organiza-
tion. When these guys know that
they have the community behind
them, it makes us all feel better."
With 51 soldiers leaving,
Roberts said he expects 100 to
150 families to be directly affect-
ed by the mobilization.
"Mail is the biggest thing.
When I was in Desert Storm, just
a letter from an elementary
school that was the biggest
thrill."
Roberts said items like


UnderArmor undershirts, phone
cards, cookies, personal letters
and other care package type
items would really mean a lot to
the soldiers.
"That type of stuff really
makes this whole thing more
bearable. Regardless of the poli-
tics, whether you think this is a
good thing or a bad thing, we all
need to support the soldier," he
said. "These are guys that most
of them grew up here and will
probably remain here."
For more information on the
project, call Roberts at 534-7148.


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But Coach Tired of 'Being Lucky'


By RUSTIN DWYER
Staff Writer
Bartow's Yellow Jacket base-
ball team has won 12 of the past
13 games, but Head Coach Eric
Danapilis is getting tired of the
way they are doing it.
"We've got to learn, when
we're up four or five runs, and
we've got a pitcher on the ropes,
we've got to bury them. I don't
know if it's because of their men-
tality or being young. We have
got to learn to bury teams,"
Danapilis said. "We've got to put
teams away."
On Tuesday the Yellow Jack-
ets (12-1, 2-0) escaped the second.
come-from-behind, extra innings
rally they have had to face at
*home this season. The Highland-
ers of Lake Wales (7-5, 0-2) bat-
tled back from a 4-0 deficit to
force extra innings. This comes
less than a week after Bartow
needed 11 innings to overcome
Auburndale.
"Eventually our luck is going
to run out. Today we're up four
to nothing, the other day we're
up five to "nothing against
Auburndale. Every time that we
get up, it's good that our kids
don't quit, but this is going to get
back to hurt us," Danapilis said.
"I don't want to win ball
games on luck, I want to win be-
cause we are the better team."
Through the first four in-
nings, Bartow had worked up a
4-0 lead.
Number two pitcher Jack



This Week

In Sports


March 31 to April 4
Thursday
BHS softball at Kissimmee
(Kissimmnee Klassic), TBA
FMHS girls' tennis at Kath-
leen, 3:30 p.m.
FMHS boys' tennis at home
vs. Kathleen, 3:30 p.m.
FMHS girls' tennis at Kath-
leen, 3:30 p.m.
FMHS boys' tennis at home
vs. Kathleen, 3:30 p.m.
BHS boys' and girls' tennis at
home vs. Lakeland Christian, 4
p.m.
FMHS JV softball at home vs.
Hardee, 5 p.m.
PCC baseball at home vs.
Lake Sumter CC, 6 p.m.
FMHS softball at home vs.
Hardee, 7 p.m.
BHS baseball at Avon Park, 7
p.m.
Friday
BHS track and field at George
Jenkins (West county meet),
TBA
BHS softball at Kissimmee
(Kissimmee Klassic), TBA
PCC baseball at Lake Sumter
CC, 3 p.m.
FMHS baseball at Lakeland
Christian, 4:15 p.m.
BHS JV baseball at Lakeland,
6 p.m.
FSC softball at home vs. Flor-
ida Tech, 7 p.m.
FSC baseball at Tampa, 7
p.m.
WIU baseball at home vs.
Florida Memorial College, 7 p.m.
BHS baseball at Celebration,
7 p.m.
FMHS softball at home vs.
Kathleen, 7:30 p.m.
SSaturday
FSC softball at home vs. Flor-
ida Tech (doubleheader), 1 p.m.
FSC baseball at Tampa (dou-
bleheader), 1 p.m.
WIU baseball at home vs.
Florida Memorial, 7 p.m.
PCC baseball at St. Pete, 7
p.m.
Sunday
WIU baseball at home vs.
Florida Memorial (double-
header), 1 p.m.
Monday
BHS JV baseball at Lake Re-
gion, 6 p.m.
PCG baseball at home vs. St.
Pete, 6 p.m.
FSC baseball at home vs.
Tampa, 7 p.m.


Murphy got the start for the
Jackets and appeared to have
the game in hand. His offense
was putting runs on the board
and Murphy was sending the
.Highlanders back to the bench
with regularity.
Senior M.J. Wilson drew first
blood with a ringing home solo
run to open the second inning.
"I knew I would be looking for
a curveball, so I just sat back
and waited for and hit the pitch,"
Wilson said.
Seven more Bartow batters
would come to the plate before
the inning ended, including an
RBI double by Drew Collier and
an RBI single from Stevie Chase.
Chase scored in the fourth in-
ning when leadoff batter Brent
Delph knocked him home on a
two-out single.
By this time, Murphy had
struck out eight batters, and de-
spite allowing two hits and four
walks, was showing no signs of
allowing the Highlanders back
into the game.
That all changed in the fifth
inning, when the walks finally
caught up with Murphy and
Lake Wales added two runs.
Murphy recovered in the sixth,
retiring the side in order.
In what could have been the
final inning, Murphy decisively
struck out the first two batters
and was just one out away from
his fourth win on the mound.
An error at third base allowed
Highlander Clay Keith to get on
base for the fourth time in the
game. Three batters later, the
Highlanders had tied the score
and a brilliant heads up play
from Wilson to catcher Joey
Manning narrowly prevented the


go-ahead run.
"I shouldn't have walked a
couple of people, but some plays
could have been made that
would have ended some innings,"
Murphy said after the game.
Unlike against Auburndale, a
game the Jackets played right
up until midnight, Bartow would
end this one quickly. Mark Don-
haiser came in to relieve Murphy
and held Lake Wales scoreless.
In the bottom of the eighth,
Murphy was able to lift the Jack-
ets with a bases-loaded bloop
single in the infield that the
Highlanders couldn't field to any
base, allowing sophomore Matt
Davis to cross the plate, ending
the game.
"I haven't been swinging the
bat well at all, but that was just
a matter of luck, putting the ball
in play," Murphy said.
The win improves Bartow to
one of its best starts in history
and Danapilis said he is more
than surprised by the young
team's output.
"Going 12-1 was not expected.
Not, with such a young team,
starting four sophomores and
four juniors, and a starting
pitching staff no one had seen in
action on a varsity mound."
Meanwhile, Lake Wales Head
Coach Jasone DeWitte found
some things to be positive about
for his struggling squad.
"These boys never quit, I was
real proud of the effort. We saw
an opportunity and they took it
for all it was worth," DeWitte
said.
The Jackets will be in action
tonight at Avon Park and tomor-
row night at Celebration. Game
times are at 7 p.m.


Lady Jackets Remain Unbeaten as

They Enter Into Kissimmee Klassic


By MARK KING

Wednesday night wasn't a
good night to be a Lady Blood-
hound from Auburndale High
School.
First, they were misidentified
as "Bulldogs" by the Bartow
press box announcer, then they
had to go up against the Lady
Jackets' softball team, recently
ranked number three in the na-
tion.
Riding on the strength of
Lindsay Littlejohn's arm and a
bunch of Bug batters, the Lady
Jackets defeated Auburndale 6-
0. The win improves the team's
record to 11-0 as they head into
the latter part of the season.
Littlejohn got the win for Bar-
tow with her blazing fastball and
a devastating change-up that
leaves opponents thinking,


"Now, that ain't right!" In six in-
nings of work in the circle, Lit-
tlejohn threw six strike-outs,
walked none and gave up five
hits.
Jerrica Sanchez, who played
most of the evening in left field,
where she made two outstanding
defensive plays, came into the
circle in the seventh to close out
the game for the Buzzers. She
fanned one batter, walked one
and allowed no hits.
If you were hungry for of-
fense, it was a good night at the
plate for Bartow with two bat-
ters going three-for-three. Staci
Fernandez and Mallory Butler
recorded perfect plate perform-
ances,, with Fernandez racking
two RBIs and Butler one.
Itty-Bitty Britta Giddens had
the big hit of the evening, a


booming double that flew over
the head of the Hound left
fielder in the top of the first.
Kara Rutenbar went two-for-
three, while Whitney Little and
Littlejohn both had base hits.
Now the Bugs start a long
stand of away games, starting
with the Kissimmee Klassic to-
night. The games, which feature
the top high school teams in the
state, continue through Satur-
day.
Depending on the way things
go for the Bartow team, they
may meet their most fearsome
enemy of the season in the final
game of the Klassic. One that
can spell certain doom for the
team's lofty aspirations Prom
night.


By BRITTA GIDDENS
BHS Sports Correspondent

The Bartow High School var-
sity softball team defeated the
Winter Haven Blue Devils on
Tuesday 14-4 in a five inning
game.
Winning pitcher for the Yel-
low Jackets was Jerrica Sanchez
with relief help in the fourth in-
ning from Whitney Little.
Sanchez pitched three impres-
sive innings giving up no hits
with five strike outs. Little came
in at the top of the fourth giving
up four runs with a grand slam
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The Lady Jackets, however,
had an outstanding offensive
game. Leading hitters were
Britta Giddens and Whitney Lit-
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Littlejohn, Staci Fernandez, and
Kara Rutenbar with two hits,
and Ally Connally, Briana Lever-
ett, and Jerrica Sanchez each
added one hit a piece.
"I think our hitting was great
and I think we are ready for the
Kissimmee Klassic this week-
end," said senior Jenna Allen.
The girls played at home on
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The newest addition to the
Florida Museum of Natural His-
tory at the University of Florida
is a Butterfly Rainforest.
From 55 to 65 varieties of but-
terflies from around the world flit
throughout the four-story high
outdoor screened enclosure. Visi-
tors enter through a pressurized
sally port, in which air pressure
discourages butterflies from try-
ing to escape.
A narrow, winding path
through the lush foliage includes
footbridges over a stream stocked
with fish and small turtles.
Food and drink are prohibited
within the display, because they
attract butterflies. A trace of edi-
bles on a hand or finger can serve
as forbidden "bait" for the silent
Lepidoptera.
Even without such encourage-
ment, they occasionally light on
the hands or shoulders of visi-
tors, sometimes remaining long
enough for a photograph.
While the creatures are every-
where, a few areas where fresh
fruit is put out daily by the mu-
seum staff attract a steady
stream of winged diners.
Admission to the museum car-
ries only a "recommended dona-
tion" to an alms box, while ad-
mission to the rainforest requires
a ticket: $7.50 for adults, $6.50
for seniors (62 and older) and
students (13 through college),
$4.50 for kids 3 to 12. Younger
tykes are free.
Back in the museum, the
McGuire Center showcases a
"Wall of Wings," thousands of
preserved and photographed but-
terflies and moths. The McGuire
Center is billed by the university
as the world's largest research fa-
cility for Lepidoptera.
Other areas of the museum
display fossils, Indian life dis-
plays, archeological digs, rebuilt
mastodons, rotating displays
(currently microbes, through
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Missionary Saves Abandoned Eloise Church


Missionary Rafael Batista is
currently working to reopen the
former First -Baptist Church of
Eloise, located at 108 First Street,
known as the "Primera Iglesia
Bautista de Eloise" in recent
years.
The church buildings have
been abandoned for the past cou-
ple of years and' have fallen into
disrepair..
Batista is seeking volunteers
to help get the church reopened
as the "Rivers of Living Water,
Spanish Baptist Church."
He has scheduled his first ser-
vice for Sunday, April 10.
Despite much damage that
has occurred over the past years
by vandals, neglect, and the
weather, the sanctuary is still in
relatively good condition, Batista
said.
"But there is much to do," he
said.
The ceilings in many of the
rooms are rotting, as are the
eaves of the buildings due to the
poor condition of the roof. Just
recently, rooms that formerly held
Sunday School classes and church
offices had been used as tempo-
rary homes by migrant workers
and others.
Batista is working with volun-
teers from area Baptist churches
to bring new life to the forgotten
church. Volunteers like Perry
Kemp, a member of Calvary
Baptist Church. in nearby Winter
Haven, alnd, Ernie Simmons, a
contractor from Parkland Baptist
Church, have donated their, time
working on a variety of projects.
"There's a lot df work to do
here," Kemp said.'


Members of the First Baptist been scheduled for. Saturday,
Church of Lake Wales, Ken April 9, at 10 a,m.
Johnson and his grandson, The event will feature a clown,
Derek, have pitched in with labor crafts and games for children,
and materials as well.. Another and musical entertainment,
fellow church member, Kent including a Mexican band. Hot
Windham, brought three different dogs and hamburgers will be
Bible study groups, including col- served.
lege students, young adults, and Batista will begin holding ser-
senior citizens to help with roof vices in the small building behind
work, interior painting, ripping the main church until the sanctu-
up floors, and debris removal. ary is ready for worshipers. His
Batista will meet with volun- first service is planned for
teers at the church every Sunday, April 10, beginning with
Saturday morning until the Sunday School at 10 a.m., fol-
church is in shape. lowed by a worship service at'11
"Anyone is welcome to come a.m.
and help," Batista said. "It is the Currently the church is accept-
effort of many people in many ing monetary donations which
churches." will be used to get the building
The missionary said he envi- back in order.
sions a day when the church will Donations may be mailed to
house not only a growing congre- Spanish Baptist Church, P.O. Box
gation, but a children's ministry 5026, Eloise, 33880. Make checks
and a daycare. out to Ridge Baptist Association,
"We want to reach out to the with the notation Eloise Spanish
community," he said. Church in the memo line.
A block party for "Rios De For more information about
Agua Viva Iglesia Bautista the church, or to volunteer, call
Hispana" (River of Living Water the church at 293-9951.
-Spanish Baptist Church) has

Macedonia M.B.C. Scholarship
Banquet Planned for April 9


Macedonia Missionary Baptist
Church in Bartow has planned a
scholarship banquet for Saturday,
April;9
The event will be held in the
mhirfi hall at Pdlk Street Center,
1255 West Polk Street, beginning
at 6 p.m.
Dr. Alzo J. Reddick, former


Orlando state representative, will
be the speaker.
The cost is $20 for adults, and
$1t0 'for :children"-ages 12 ,and
younger. Tables 'of six may-be
reserved for $100. '1
For further information, call
the church at 533-3082..


Second Annual Women's

Conference Set April 8-10


St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Fort
Meade will host its second annu-
al Women's Conference April 8-
10.
The conference theme is
"Women Step into Your Season."
The purpose of the conference
is "to inform and empower
women and youth to become all
that God has purposed and des-
tined them to become through
teaching workshops and preach-
ing," Pastor Shirley Williams
said.
The event will kick off Friday,
April 8, at 7 p.m., with Rev. Ella
Edwards from Nocatee.
At 10 a.m. Saturday, work-
shops will be held with Rev. Betty
Watson, Rev. Sharon Tucker, and
Minister Sandara Williams.
Saturday night will feature a
"Youth Jam," where youth from


throughout Polk County, and as
far away as Eatonville, will join
together to worship in song and
dance.
A commitment service will
take place Sunday at 11 a.m.,
with Missionary Mildred Eason,
supervisor of the Department of
Women for the Church of'God in
Christ.
"You do not want to miss this
opportunity to step into your sea-
son of healing, wholeness, and
restoration," Pastor Williams
said.
A continental breakfast and
lunch will be served on Saturday,
and dinner will be served Sunday.
For further" information and
directions, call 285-7334 or 285-
9516.
The church is located at 31
Southeast Fourth Street.


Bach Festival of Central
Florida will present its 30th
Anniversary Festival Concert on
Sunday, April 10, at 4 p.m., at St.
Matthew Catholic Church in
Winter Haven..
Returning to help conduct the
concert is Virginia Davidson, co-
founder of the Bach Festival. The
concert will feature the Festival
chorus, soloists, and chamber
orchestra.
Programmed are "Zadok the
Priest," G.F. Handel; "Eline Feste
Burg," BWV 80, J.S. Bach; "Lobet
den herrn," TWV 1:1061,
Telemann; and "Concerto for Two
Violin's in D Minor," BWV 1043,
J.S. Bach.
The music director of the Bach
festival is Dr. Gabriel Statom. Dr.
Statom received a bachelor of
music education degree with


Celebration
Church Yard
Sale Saturday

Celebration Church in Alturase
will hold a yard sale Saturday,
April 2, beginning at 8 a.m., at
8152 Hwy. 60, East, across from
the Circle K fre in Alturas.
Food and games will be avail-
able during the sale.
For more information, call
533-2588.


voice and piano emphasis from
The University of Mississippi,
and a master of music degree in
choral conducting with organ as
the principal instrument from
Florida State University.
Dr. Statom was recently
appointed as director of the Lake
Wales Chorale, has led work-
shops for the Central Florida
Bach Festival, and has begun a
professional ensemble specializ-
ing in the sacred music of J.S.
Bach, which performs in the First
Presbyterian Church Concert
Series.
An offering will be collected to
cover costs.
For further information, call
646-0143.


HisSong in
Concert Sunday

HisSong, an award-winning
Gospel trio from Sparta, Tenn.,
will perform in concert Sunday,
April 3, at 6 p.m., at Full Gospel
Fellowship in Wahneta.
The church is located at 112
Eighth Street West.
For further information, con-
tact Pastor Richard Sanders at
324-0908, or 294-1557.

What part of "Thou shalt not"
didn't you understand?
-God


\ Reflections On


Faith

By Roger Campbell


Nothing makes news like cru-
cial court cases.
Consider the media coverage
being given to high profile cur-
rent trials now garnering mil-
lions of dollars worth 'of television
time and print space.
Everybody loves a mystery.
And there are few arenas of
intrigue that compare to court-
room drama.
An attorney friend of mine
once told me he would like to
write a book about a trial that
took place more than 2,000 years
ago the trial of Jesus. His goal
would have been to retry the pris-
oner, resurrecting the facts and
calling for a just decision. Had he
fulfilled his dream, he would have
birthed a book about the trial of
the centuries.
The judge that day refused to
render a legal decision, carving
out for himself a place in judicial
history that has been unmatched
through the millennia because of
his choice to stay in legal limbo.
Few remember the names of
judges presiding over famous tri-
als, but the name of a Roman
politician named Pilate is remem-
bered by millions for his refusal
to take a stand on the guilt or
innocence of the accused one,
even though he admitted he could
find no fault in him (John 19:4).
There were many pressures on
Pilate during that historic trial.
His wife had sent a message urg-
ing him to "have nothing to do
with this just man."
He longed to find a wayto free
this peaceful prisoner, but even a
suggestion of this brought cries
from the crowd that if he did so,
he wouldn't be loyal to Caesar, a
rumor he couldn't allow to get
back to Rome lest it cost him his
job or his head.
Finally, at. the end of himself,
Pilate asked 'a question that has
endured through the centuries:
"What then shall I do with Jesus
who is called,Christ" (Matthew
27:22).
Pilate's historic question was
personal: "What shall I do?"
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was the only person on earth who
could decide.
Some decisions are so personal
that no one else can make them
for us.
"My wife has all the religion in
our family," a man once told me.
But his religious wife will not
be able to give an account before
God for him. Her faith will nei-
ther clear his name nor gain him
entrance to heaven.
The judge's personal question
demanded action: "What shall I
do?"
Pilate didn't want to do any-
thing. He tried to avoid deciding
by publicly washing his hands to
show that he wanted no part in
sentencing this prisoner. He
knew what he ought to do, but
felt he must stay uncommitted in
order to please the crowd.
And Pilate was neither the
first nor the last to leave the deci-
sion that determines destiny to
those they were trying to please.
Crowd-pleasing Pilate had
made some important decisions
in his tenure as a representative
of Rome, but they were all small
compared with this one no
wonder he wanted to stay neu-
tral.
"What if I just don't care?" a
woman asked when confronted
with her need to respond in faith
to God's love.
Like Pilate, she didn't want to
decide.
But in not deciding, she decid-
ed.
So do we.





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The Greatest Job in the World


Out of My Range


by Peggy Kehoe


I have, in my opinion, the
world's perfect job.
Just look at the evidence. I
love people and I love God. I love
talking to people about God, and
I love talking to God about peo-
ple.
Therefore, if you put these
two together, I am doing what I
love doing: the greatest job in
the world.
I must confess, however, this
was not always the case.
When I wore a younger man's
suit, I had different ideas about
what would be the greatest job
in the world for me. Nowhere on
that short list did being a pastor
appear.
God, sometimes, displays a
marvelous sense of humor in se-
lecting people for his service. I
am the supreme example.
The apostle Paul writes, "But
God hath chosen the foolish
things of the world to confound
the wise; and God hath chosen
the weak things of the world to
confound the things which are
mighty." (1 Corinthians 1:27
KJV)
As a young person, I thought
only one job would be the great-
est job in the world. In my mind,
I aspired to this fabulous career
often fantasizing about how
great it would be to spend all my
time in this job.
The greatest job in the world
to me at that time was being a
Snow Cone Man. Nothing com-
pared, in my estimation, to the
Snow Cone Man.
I was'not alone in my aspira-
tions. Most of my pals at the
time harbored similar vocational
goals. No person in our lives at
the time was as exciting as the
Snow Cone Man.
The Snow Cone Man came
down our street three times a
week without fail, much to our
delectable delight.
This, of course, was during
our summer vacation when we
were out of school and had
plenty of time on our hands. Per-
haps, in our small town, with
nothing to really interest or ex-
cite us, the Snow Cone Man was
the one thing we had to look for-
ward to.
Regardless, we believed he
had the greatest job in the world.


A "Weekend with John Bell"
is planned at First Presbyterian
Church in Winter Haven for Fri-
day through Sunday, April 15-
17.
"Java; Jam and John" is the
theme for Friday evening, begin-
ning with dinner at 6 o'clock in
McLeod Hall. Reservations are
requested. At 7 p.m., attendees
will "jam with John," followed by
java and dessert.
Saturday will feature an
"Enabling and Developing Con-
gregational Song" workshop with
Bell from 10 a.m. to noon, and "A
Big Sing" workshop, looking at
how what one sings shapes what
one believes, from 1 to 3 p.m.
Lunch will be served between


For one, he rode the coolest
motorcycle vehicle I have ever
seen. A three-wheel motorcycle
with a large compartment on the
back containing all the snow
cone accoutrements.
I don't know if it was the mo-
torcycle or the cargo that fasci-
nated us. Your guess is probably
the right one.
Also, he wore a nifty white
suit with a fabulous hat. At the
time, I would have given any-
thing for a hat like his. It was of-
ten the topic of our discussion
when he left us to our snow cone
treats.
One thing was sure every-
body loved him. He sold those
snow cones for five-cents each.
What a bargain.
The snow cone was a paper
cone piled high with crushed ice
and then flavored with your
choice of flavoring. He had
strawberry, raspberry, lemon,
and lime, but my all-time favor-
ite was root beer.
On a hot day in August, there
was nothing cooler than a root
beer snow cone from the Snow
Cone Man. Moreover, the best
part of it was it only cost a
nickel.
Of courses a nickel was some-
times hard to come by.
I well remember one day
when I didn't have a nickel. I
don't remember the incident, but
I was being punished for some
naughtiness on my part, and my
mother would not give me the
coveted nickel.
Time came for the Snow Cone
Man to come down our street,
and he stopped right in front of
our house. Like a snowstorm in
Vermont, kids descended upon
him from all over the place to get
their snow cone for the day.
I just looked on through teary
eyes regretting whatever I did to
deprive myself of one of the great
pleasures in life.
One by one, the kids melted
away as they got their snow
cone, and soon he was all alone.
I just hated seeing him go. He
was about ready to start his mo-
torcycle when he looked up and
saw me sitting on the porch.
"Hey, Jimmy, don't you want
a snow cone today?"
"Hain't got no nickel," I


the workshops. Reservations are
requested, but not required.
Worship and an adult forum
is scheduled for Sunday, begin-
ning with worship at 8:30 a.m.,
with Bell preaching and worship
music from lona. The forum will
begin at 9:45 a.m. in McLeod
Hall, followed by another wor-
ship service at 11.
Bell is an ordained minister
in the Church of Scotland and a
music leader of the lona Commu-
nity.
The church is located at 637
Sixth Street Northwest.
For further information, call
294-3121,. or log on to
www.firstpreswh.org.


Women's Club Luncheon April 6


Lakeland Christian Women's
Club 'South will hold a musical
program and luncheon Wednes-
day, April 6, from 11 a.m. to 1
p.m., at The Club at Eagle-
brooke.
A musical program, entitled
"With a Song in Your Heart,"
will be presented by Jerilynn
Hanna, soloist, of Lakeland.
Barbara Moss of Melbourne


Beach is the guest speaker. Her
topic is "An adventurous traveler
tells of the perfect destination."
The cost is $14.50 inclusive.
Child care is available for pre-
school children free of charge.
Reservations and cancella-
tions must be made by Sunday,
April 3, by calling Freddie at
647-4349 or Wylene at 859-7773,
or e-mail fcsecy@aol.com.


Gospel Song Fest

April 10 in Bartow


A Gospel Song Fest will be
held Saturday, April 10, at 5
p.m., at Carver Recreation Cen-
ter, 520 Idlewood Avenue, Bar-
tow.
Local talent will be featured
at the event.
A love offering will be col-
lected, with proceeds going to-


ward scholarship funds being
raised by Little Miss Jabberwock
contestant Jaymee Bryant of the
Sigma Group of Delta Sigma
Theta Sorority, Inc.
Jabberwock 2005 will take
place Saturday, April 30, at 7
p.m., at Mulberry High School.


SFor Church news, contact Jennifer Starling
staff writer, by phone at 533-4183, or by e-mail
at polkdemo@aol.com.

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sobbed.
"Come on down," he called
back. "You can use one of my
nickels today."
Leaping off the porch and
smearing tears from my face, I
went to the Snow Cone Man for
my snow cone. When I got there,
he pressed a nickel into my
trembling hand and asked,
"Now, which flavored do you
want? Don't tell me. Root beer,
right?"
Root beer was more than all
right for me.
As I exchanged his nickel for
my root beer snow cone, I could
not speak for fear the effort
would distract from the smile,
which had taken my face by
storm.
It was the best root beer snow
cone I ever had and at the time,
I did not realize it cost me noth-
ing.
Watching him drive away, I
thought to myself, that's the
greatest job in the world.
More than 40 years separate
me from that childhood memory.
Looking back, I smile when I re-
alize I have, today, the greatest
job in the world.
What could be greater than
helping people receive from God
what they can't afford?
God's marvelous grace is for
all who, for one reason or an-
other, do not have the needed "
nickel."
Upon further reflection, a
verse from the Old Testament
came to mind. "Ho, every one
that thirsteth, come ye to the
waters, and he that hath no
money; come ye, buy, and eat;
yea, come, buy wine and milk
without money and without
price." (Isaiah 55:1 KJV).
No matter how much money a
person thinks he or she has, they
are always one nickel short of
God's 'grace.


St. Thomas

Annual BBQ

This Sunday

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic
Church in Bartow will hold its
46th annual chicken barbecue
Sunday, April 3, from 11 a.m. to
1 p.m.
The event, which is always
held the Sunday following
Easter, is sponsored by the
men's and women's clubs of the
church.
The menu includes half a bar-
becue chicken, cole slaw, baked
beans, roll, dessert, and coffee or
tea. The cost is $7 per person,
eat-in or carry-out.
Tickets are available from
church members, or may be pur-
chased at the door.
The church is located at 2180
Kissingen Avenue.


The Hemphill's
To Perform.
In Fort Meade

The Hemphill's will perforir
in concert at Cornerstone
Church of God in Fort Meade on
Thursday, April 7, at 6 p.m.
The church is located at Ten
South Seminole.



Seeds from

the Sower

By Michael A. Guido


Billy Robinson walked down a
street in New York City recently
and stopped to light a cigarette.
When he struck the match,
the building next to him blew up.
Leaking gas had accumulated in
the building, and the match set
off the explosion.
The tongue is just as destruc-
tive.
The Living Bible says it "can
turn our whole lives into a blaz-
ing fire of destruction and disas-
ter."
But your tongue can bless
rather than burn; it can heal
rather than hurt; it can be pure
rather than putrid; it can bless
God rather than blaspheme Him.


How? By yielding it to Him.
The next time you cleanse
your teeth, ask God to cleanse
and control your tongue.
He will.


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minutes. Let stand 5 minutes
before serving.
Variation
Add some color, and some
extra nutrition. Saute some
chopped red pepper and broccoli
florets in the butter before
adding the. flour for a gourmet
version of this comforting cre-
ation.
Nutrition facts per serving:
285 calories; 8 g fat; 5 g saturat-
ed fat; 20 mg cholesterol; 635 mg
sodium; 33 g carbohydrates; 20 g
protein; 40% Daily Value calci-
um; 15% Daily Value vitamin.A;
10% Daily Value vitamin D; 8%
Daily Value iron.
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Sweet Potato Bisque with
Jazzy Croutons
2 tbsp. butter
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
2 tbsp. flour
2 cup. 1% lowfat lactose-free
milk*
14-1/2 oz. can chicken broth
29 oz. can cut sweet potatoes
in light syrup, drained, pureed
1/8 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
and
4 tbsp. butter, melted
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. ginger
2 cup Italian, French or sour-
dough bread cubes
In 2-quart saucepan over
medium-low heat, melt butter;
add onion cook until tender.
Gradually stir in flour, mixing
constantly until blended.
Gradually add milk, mixing until
slightly thickened. Stir in com-
bined sweet potatoes, broth and
nutmeg. Reduce heat; cover, cook
10-15 minutes, stirring occasion-
ally. To serve, top each serving
with croutons. Makes 6 servings.
Combine butter, orange juice
and spices; mixing until well
blended. Pour butter mixture
over bread cubes, mix lightly.
Place bread cubes on ungreased
jelly-roll pan or cookie sheet;
bake at 350 degrees 10-15 min-
utes, turning to brown.
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White Chili
6 white corn tortillas
1 tbsp. olive or canola oil
3/4 lb. boneless, skinless
chicken breast, trimmed and cut
into 3/4-inch chunks
Salt and freshly ground black
pepper to taste
2 small red bell peppers, seed-
ed and diced
1 large onion, chopped,
1 4-ounce can chopped green
chilies, drained
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp. chili powder
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. dried oregano
1 14-ounce can reduced-sodi-
um chicken broth, defatted
2 cup fat free skim or 1% low-
fat milk
2 15-ounce cans white hominy,
drained and rinsed
Lime wedges for garnish
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Season chicken with salt and
pepper. In a deep saute pan or
Dutch oven, heat 1/2 tablespoon
oil over medium-high heat. Add
chicken and cook, stirring often,
until lightly browned, 2 to 3 min-
utes. Transfer to a plate and set
aside.
Add remaining 1/2 tablespoon
oil to the pan. Add bell peppers
and onion; season with salt and
pepper and cook, stirring often,
about 3 minutes. Add chopped
green chilies, garlic, chili powder,
cumin, and oregano; cook stir-
ring, until fragrant, about 1
minute. Add broth and milk to
the pan and bring to a simmer,
stirring. Stir in hominy, toasted
tortilla strips and browned chick-
en.
Reduce heat to low. Cover and
simmer, stirring occasionally,
until chicken is cooked through
and sauce has thickened, about:
20 minute-
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into bowls and garnish with
remaining chopped cilantro, lime
wedges if desired. Served imme-
diately with baked tortilla chips
if desired.
Sprinkle on 1/4 cup light
shredded cheese for an extra
dairy serving.
Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition: Calories 305, Fat
Grams 9.5, Milk/Dairy Servings
1.25
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Corn Chowder with Tomato
Relish
2 slices bacon, crumbled
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 to 2 cloves garlic, sliced
11 oz. pkg. frozen whole kernel
corn, thawed
1/4 cup water
1 tbsp. cornstarch
1/2 tsp. adobo seasoning or
salt
2-1/2 cup 1% lowfat lactose-
free milk*
,.1/2 cup chopped tomato
92 tbsp. cilantro, chopped
1, /4 cup dairy sour cream oi
plain yogurt
In small skillet, cook bacon
over medium heat. Remove
bacon, reserving drippings. Add
onion and garlic to drippings.
Cook over medium-low heat, stir-
ring frequently until onions are
tender. Remove from heat; cool.
In food processor or blender
jar, combine corn and onion mix-
ture; add combined water and
cornstarch. Cover; process until
mixture is smooth. In a 2-quart
saucepan over low heat, stir milk
into corn mixture. Add seasoning;
cover, cook stirring frequently 10
to 15 minutes. Combine tomato,
bacon and cilantro; mix lightly.
To serve, top each serving with
sour cream and tomato mixture.
Makes 4, 7-oz. servings
Nutrition: 240 calories; 10 g
fat; 20 mg cholesterol; 530 mg
sodium; 29 g carbohydrate; 2 g
fiber; 12 g protein; calcium: 35%
DV
*Can substitute regular milk
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Java Chill
2 cup fat free skim or 1% low-
fat milk
3/4 cup brewed espresso or
double-strength coffee, prefer-
ably dark-roast
2 tsp. granulated sugar
2 oz. dark or bittersweet
chocolate, chopped
The night before, fill an ice-
cube tray with milk. Freeze solid.
Chill brewed coffee in refrigera-
tor.
Finish in two batches, so the
blender won't overflow: place half
the milk cubes in the container.
Add half the coffee and one tea-
spoon of the sugar and blend
until smooth. Add one ounce
chopped chocolate and blend 10-
30 seconds, until chocolate is well
blended. Pour into tall, frosted
glasses and repeat with the
remaining ingredients. Serves
two.
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Cinnamint Cappuccino
3 cup fat free skim or 1% low-
fat milk'
2 cup regular-strength brewed
coffee
1 bunch of fresh mint, about
1/2 cup tightly packed
4 cinnamon sticks or 1/2 tea-
spoon cinnamon powder
1 tsp. mint syrup or 2 table-
spoons creme de menthe, option-
al
1 small package cinnamon red
hots
1 small bunch of fresh mint
Wash mint. Remove about a
dozen leaves and reserve for gar-
nish.
Combine 2 cups of milk, coffee,
washed mint stalks and leaves,
and cinnamon sticks or powdered
cinnamon in a small saucepan or
microwave bowl or cup. Heat
over a medium flame or in
microwave just until the liquid
starts to steam and a few bubbles
appear; don't let it boil. Set aside
and let steep "for at least 15 min-
utes and as long as an hour.
For foamed milk, place 1 cup
of hot milk in a blender container
with the sugar. Cover with a
vented lid. Blend until frothy,
about 30 seconds. Switch the
blender on and off ,quickly to.
avoid splashing overflows, and


Pour coffee-mint mixture
through a clean strainer into a
pitcher or large measuring cup; if
it has cooled, reheat without let-
ting it come to a boil. Stir in the
optional mint syrup or creme de
menthe.
Divide coffee among three
serving cups and spread foamed
milk over each one. Sprinkle
four or five red-hots over foamed
milk and garnish with two or
three mint leaves. Serves three.
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Coffee Chai
4 cup fat free skim or 1% low-
fat milk
1 tbsp. instant or freeze-dried
coffee
1/4 cup brown sugar
3 cinnamon sticks
6 cardamom pods (available in
spice section at most supermar-
kets)
1/8 tsp. grated nutmeg
1/8 tsp. allspice
4 cinnamon sticks, optional
SCombine all ingredients in a
saucepan. Simmer, ,stirring to
dissolve sugar and instant coffee,
for five minutes over low heat.
Don't let the mixture boil.
Let the mixture steep off the
heat for 20-30 minutes. Pour
through a clean sieve or strainer.
Serve either hot or cold. Use
optional cinnamon sticks as stir-
rers. Serves four.
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Fat-Free Fudgy Brownies
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
powder
2/3 cup unbleached all-pur-
pose flour
2/3 cup sugar
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/8 tsp. salt
1 tsp. dry instant coffee dis-
solved in 1/3 cup boiling water
1/3 cupfat free'skim milk
1 jar (2-1/2 ounces) baby-food
pureed prunes
1-1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 egg whites
Confectioners sugar for dust-
ing, optional
Preheat the oven to 350
degrees F. Spray an 8" x 8" inch
pan with non-stick vegetable
cooking spray and set aside.
Sift the cocoa powder into a
large mixing bowl. Add the flour,
sugar, baking soda, baking pow-
der and salt. Mix well.
In another bowl, combine the
dissolved coffee, milk, prunes,
vanilla and egg whites. Mix well.
Add the liquid ingredients to the
dry ingredients and mix well.
Pour the batter into the pre-
pared pan and bake in the pre-
heated oven for about 30 minutes
or until a knife inserted in the
center comes out clean. Allow the
brownies to cool in the pan on a
rack for 10 minutes and then
invert it onto a serving plate.
Allow the brownies to cool com-
pletely before :cuttiiig them into
16 squares. Dust the tops of the
brownies with confectioners
sugar if desired. Makes 16
brownies.
Nutrition: 60 calories,.2 g pro-
tein, 14 g carbohydrates, 0 g fat,
0 mg cholesterol, 95 mg sodium.
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Oven Chicken Cacciatore
Prep Time: 5 min
Ready In: 50 min
Serves: 6
2 cups sliced zucchini
1 can (14 fl oz) artichoke
hearts, drained, cut in half
1 can (19 fl oz ) Aylmer Accents
Italian Stewed Tomatoes,
undrained
1/2 cup pitted black olives
3 chicken legs, cut in half
1 envelope Shake'N Bake
Italian Coating Mix
1/2 cup Kraft 100% Parmesan
Grated Cheese
3 cups Primo Penne Pasta
Preheat oven to 400F. Place
zucchini and artichoke hearts in
a large shallow casserole dish.
Add tomatoes and olives.
Mix together 1 coating mix
and Parmesan in shallow dish.
Add chicken turn to evenly coat
all sides, then place over veg-
.etable mixture.
Bake for 45 min. or until
chicken is cooked through.
. Cook Primo Penne or Fusilli
Pasta as directed on package.
Serve chicken over pasta sprin-


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parmesan cheese.
Nutritional Info: Serving Six..-
= 1/6 recipe, Calories 466 Tot;a:
fat 18.5 g, Carbohydrate 49.9 ,
Dietary fibre 6 g, Protein 25.6 g.
Calcium 16 %RDI, Iron 23 %RI;i
(Some brands may not bi,
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Fresh Fruit Pudding Milk
Shake
The fruit in the's recipe is .
good source of vitamin C. The
recipe is also a good source of cal-
cium.
Prep Time: 10 min
Ready In: 10 min
Serves: 4
3-1/2 cups milk
1 pkg. (4-serving size) Jell-0
Vanilla Instant Pudding
1 medium ripe banana, cut,
into chunks
1/2 cup strawberries
Place all ingredients in
blender container; cover. Blend I
minute or until smooth.
Serve immediately.
Great 'Substitute: For even
more taste add a few spoonfuls of
strawberry flavour syrup.

Nutritional Info: Serving Size
= 1-1/4 cups, Calories 233 Total
fat 4.5 g, Sodium 459 mg.
Carbohydrate 42.1 g, Protein 7.5
g, Calcium 24 %RDI
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Primo Cannelloni alla
Fiorentina
Prep Time: 25 min
Ready In: 1 h 10 min
Serves: 8
1 pkg. (454g) ricotta cheese
1 pkg. (300g) frozen chopped
spinach, thawed, drained
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup Kraft 100% Parmesan
Grated Cheese, divided
1 tsp. dried basil leaves
24 Primo Oven Ready
Cannelloni
1 can (680 mL) Primo Thick &
Zesty Original Recipe Pastai
Sauce, divided
Preheat oven to 350 1'.
Combine ricotta cheese, spinach,
egg, half of the Parmesan cheese
and the basil. Fill cannelloni
with the spinach mixture.
Spread 1/2 cup of the past:L
sauce onto bottom of 13x9-inci
baking pan. Arrange stuffed can-
nelloni in single layer over sauce,
top with the remaining sauce,
making sure to cover all of the
cannelloni with sauce. Sprinkkl
with remaining Parmesan
cheese; cover with foil.
Bake 45 minutes or until can-
nelloni is tender.
Cooking Know-How: Oven
Ready pasta should be generous-
ly and totally covered with the
sauce. During baking, the pasta
will expand and soften.
Nutritional Info: Serving Size
= 3 cannelloni, Calories 249,
Total fat 7.6 g, Sodium 682 mg.
Carbohydrate 31.6 g, Dietary
fibre 2 g, Protein 14.7 g, Vitamin
A 27 %RDI, Vitamin C 5 %RDI.
Calcium 26 %RDI, Iron 8 %RDI
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Cheesy Spaghetti Squash
Prep Time: 5 min
Ready In: 20 min
Serves: 6
1 large spaghetti squash (3 lb.)
1/4 cup Kraft 100% Light
Grated Parmesan Cheese
1/2 cup Kraft Part Skim
Mozzarella Shredded Cheese
2 plum tomatoes, finely
chopped
1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
Pierce squash several times
with a fork or sharp knife to
allow steam to escape.
Microwave on high 10 min. or
just until soft, turning over after
5 min. Let stand 5 min.
Cut squash in half; remove
and discard seeds. Using a fork,
scrape insides of squash into a
bowl to form strands. Add
remaining ingredients; mix light-
ly. Spoon into 1 of the squash
shells; discard remaining squash
shell.
Microwave on high 2 min. or
until heated through.
Nutritional Info: Serving Size
= 1/2 cup, Calories 93, Total fat
2.8 g, Saturated fat 1.6 g.
Cholesterol 8 mg, Carbohydrate
12.7 g, Dietary fibre 2.2 g,
Protein 5.8 g, Calcium 17 %RDI,
Iron 6 % RDI


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istration (FmHA), United States
Department of Agriculture (
USDA),
Plaintiff,
vs.
MELISSA S. CARTER; and
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA,
DIVISION OF PUBLIC
SAFETY,
Defendants.
CASE NO.
53-2002CA-4916 Sec
4
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that
pursuant to a Summary Judg-
ment entered in the above en-
titled cause in the Circuit Court
of Polk County, Florida, I will
sell the property located at
6620 East Street, Bradley, Polk
County, Florida, being specifi-
cally described as follows:
Lot 4, Block 7, RANSONES
ADDITION TO BRADLEY
JUNCTION, FLORIDA, ac-
cording to the plat thereof,
recorded in Plat Book 2,
Page 81, 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,
First Floor, Polk County Court-
house, 255 North Broadway
Avenue, Bartow, Polk County,
Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on the 6th
day of Apdil, 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.
Dated March 3, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of the Circuit Court
By /s/ Yvette Johnson
As Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
March 24, 31, 2005-999








POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0394
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512-
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY'GIVEN THAT
EQUIFUNDING INC.
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
15061
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
05/31/2000
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
LAKE WALKER SHORES
PB 96 PG 23 LOT 22
Section 21, Township
30, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
21-30-26-695290-
000220
Name in which assessed: DAR-
REL E RICHEY
All of said property being in the.
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NO
PERSONAL' CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED., Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law; the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of April which
is the 14th day of April. 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW
.TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31; 2005-
0862


POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0345
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
.CERTIFICATE NO.
13925
16399
16180
15175
15164
14699
14551
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/30/1997
5/31/2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
S 320 FT OF N 2560 FT
OF E 150 FT OF W 2440
FT OF E 3/4 OF. SEC BE-
ING LOT 196 OF UNREC
GROVELAND HIGHLANDS
EAST
Section 04, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
04-31-26-000000-
014200
Name in which assessed: LEO-
NIDAS G PUGA
All of said property being inthe
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NO
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk' County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of Apil which
is the 14th day of April. 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
-under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH. DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0837





IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
THERESA R. COLAVITO, de-
.ceased.
/
File No.:
05-CP-0442
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of THERESA R. COLAVITO, de-
ceased, whose date of death was
September 13, 2004, File Number
05-CP-0442, is pending in the Cir-
cuit 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 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
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 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
DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH
IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of
this notice is March 31 2005
HECTOR TAFORO
3001 Sabal Bend Dr., N.E.
Winter Haven, FL 33881
WILMA CARRILLO
Attorney at Law
Florida Bar No: 606553
Post Office Box 7097
Lakeland, FL 33807-7097
863 607 9515
Attorney for Petitioner
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2004-1089


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY GENERAL JURISDIC-
TION DIVISION
Mortgage Electronic Registration
Systems, Inc.,
PLAINTIFF,
vs.
Milford L. Richardson; Rachel
Lynn Richardson, et al.,
DEFENDANTS.

CASE NO:
53-02-CA-3149-08
AMENDED NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pur-
suant to that Final Judgment of
Foreclosure Sale dated October 9,
2002, and entered in civil case
number 53-02-CA-3149-08, of the
Circuit Court of the 10 Judicial Cir-
cuit in and for Polk County, Flor-
ida, wherein MORTGAGE ELEC-
TRONIC REGISTRATION SYS-
TEMS, INC., is Plaintiff and Milford
L. Richardson; Rachel Lynn Rich-
ardson; Citifinancial Equity Serv-
ices, Inc., is/are Defendant(s), I
will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash at in the East Cor-
ridor, First Floor, 255 North Broad-
way Avenue, Polk County Court-
house, Bartow, Florida, Polk
County, Florida, at 9:00am on the
15th day of April, 2005, the follow-
ing described property as set forth
in said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 13, GRIFFITH ESTATES,
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 46, PAGE 37
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA.
NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair
Debt Collection Practices Act
you are advised that this law
firm is'deemed to, be a debt
collector attempting to collect
a debt and any information ob-
tained will be used for that pur-
pose.
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.
Dated the 14th day of March,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: /s/ Yvette Johnson
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1088

POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0374
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
BANKATLANTIC
the hdlder of the following cer-
tificateshas filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
11268
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
05/31/2002
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
MANN A T ADD PB 1 PG
17 BLK 8 LOT 2
Section 06, Township
30, Range 25
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
06-30-25-387000-
008020
Name in which assessed: BETTY
J. GRAHAM
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
mrent must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NQ
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such' certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of April which
is the 14th day of April, 200'5
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO' REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX PEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0861


r


Court at Post Office Box 9000,
Drawer CC-12, Bartow, FL 33831-
9000, either before service on
Husband's attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the re-
lief demanded in the complaint.
WARNING: Rule 12.285, Flor-
ida Family Law Rules of Proce-
dure, requires certain auto-
matic disclosure of documents
and information. Failure to
comply can result in sanctions,
including dismissal or. striking of
pleadings.
DATED-this 17th day of March,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of Said Court
By /s/ Betty Norrell
As Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Mar. 24, 31, Apr. 7, 14, 2005-
1019


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
IN RE: THE MARRIAGE OF
LEABRA ALIE BOYD, SR.,
Husband
and
LAWANDA LYNN BOYD,
Wife.
NOTICE OF ACTION DIS-
SOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
CASE NO.: 53-2005DR-
001767-0000-LK
SECTION: 02
TO: LAWANDA L. BOYD
Last Known Address:
1300 North Kettles Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33805
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 Attorney, on or before
Aoril 16. 2005, and file the original
with the Clerk of this Court either
before service on the Petitioner's
attorney or immediately thereafter;
otherwise, a default will be entered
against you for the relief de-
manded 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
CHILD.
Dated this 10th day of March,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Courts
BY: /s/ Valerie Neal
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Mar. 17, 24,31, Apr. 7, 2005-0934


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC,
successor by merger to CHASE
MANHATTAN MORTGAGE COR-
PORATION,
Plaintiff,
vs.
MICHAEL L. MARINER, et al.,
Defendant(s).
CASE NO.
53-2005-CA-764-0000 SEC. 11
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:
MICHAEL L. MARINER and
UNKNOWN SPOUSE, if mar-
ried; AISHA E. FEACHER and
UNKNOWN SPOUSE, if mar-
ried if alive, and/or dead his (
their) unknown heirs, devi-
sees, legatees or grantees
and all persons or parties
claiming by, through, under
or against him (them).
Addresses unknown.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
Action for foreclosure of a mort-
gage on the following property in
POLK County, Florida:
LOT 4, SPIRIT LAKE VIL-
LAGE, PHASE TWO, AC-
CORDING TO PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 97, PAGE 18,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA.
has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a copy
of your written defense, if any, to it.
on SPEAR AND HOFFMAN, P.A.,
Attorneys, whose address is 708
South Dixie Highway, Coral Ga-
bles, Florida 33146, (305) 666-
2299, within 30 days after the
first publication of the notice
and to file the original with the
Clerk of this Court either before
service on SPEAR AND HOFF-
MAN, P.A., attorneys or immedi-
ately thereafter; otherwise, a de-
fault 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.
WITNESS my hand and the
seal of this Court on this 25th day
of March, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ Angelica Herrera
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1111



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
Family Law Division
IN RE: THE MARRIAGE OF:
JAMES R. ORISICH
Husband,
and
BARBARA ORISICH
Wife.
CASE NUMBER:
53-2005DR-002552-0000-WH
Sec 09
NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
PUBLICATION
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action for Dissolution of Marriage,
including a claim for dissolution of
marriage has been filed against
you. You are required to serve a
copy of your written defenses to
this action, if'any, on Victor R.
Smith, Esquire of The Smith Law
Group, P.A., Husband's attorney,
whose address is Post Office Box
1145, Lake Alfred, Florida 33850,
on or before May 2, 2005,.and file
the original with the Clerk of this


the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M, WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0851


POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0352
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512-
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of theproperty
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16427
16212
15202
15193
14729
14580
13949
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
S 1/2 OF NW 1/4 OF SE
1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF NE
1/4 BEING LOT 67 OF
UNREC GROVELAND
HIGHLANDS
Section 05, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
05-31-26-000000-
011080
Name in which assessed: ED-
WIN FURNESS
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NO
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact .location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of April which
is the 14th day of April 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL'AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0844



POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0359
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16490
16274
15255
15233
14776
14633
13981
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/3.1/2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
N 1/2 OF SW 1/4 OF SW
1/4 OF NW 1/4 OF NE
1/4 BEING LOT 488 OF
UNREC GROVELAND
HIGHLANDS
Section 08, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
08-31-26-000000-
013230
Name in which assessed: MA-
BEL E WEAVER
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NO
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of April which
is the 14th day of April. 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as


the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005,
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT 'COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0858


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY GENERAL JURISDIC-
TION DIVISION
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGIS-
TRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS
NOMINEE FOR CHASE MANHAT-
TAN MORTGAGE CORPORA-
TION,
Plaintiff,
vs.
ANGELA ROBERTS, A/K/A AN-
GELA B. ROBERTS, et al.,
Defendant (s).
CASE NO.
04-4424
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Final Judgment
Foreclosure dated March 3, 2005,
and entered in CASE NO. 04-
4424, of the Circuit Court of the
TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for
POLK County, Florida, wherein
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGIS-
TRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS
NOMINEE FOR CHASE MANHAT-
TAN MORTGAGE CORPORA-
TION, is Plaintiff and ANGELA
ROBERTS, A/K/A ANGELA B.
ROBERTS, et al., are Defendants,
I will sell 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, 9:00 AM o'clock on the Z
day of APRIL, 2005, the following
described property as set forth in
said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 47, SADDLEWOOD ES-
TATES PHASE I, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 93,
PAGE 37, PUBLIC RECORDS
OF POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA;
TOGETHER WITH THAT CER-
TAIN 1992 DEST DOUBLE-
WIDE MOBILE HOME, (ID#
030248A/title# 63325340
& 030248B/title#
63325370)
a/k/a 833 Saddlewood
Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida
33809
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.
DATED this 4th day of
March, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of said Court
By /s/ Lori Armijo
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
March 24, 31, 2005-1000






POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0366
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon, The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16538
16327
15294
15274
14812
14677
14016
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
S 1/2 OF NW 1/4 OF NW
1/4 OF SW 1/4 OF SW
1/4 BEING LOT 682 OF
UNREC GROVELAND
HIGHLANDS
Section 09, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
09-31-26-000000-
044090
Name in which assessed: AL-
BERT C CONNER
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NOQ
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of April which
is the 14th day of April 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as


Notice
Orange Cogeneration Limited
Partnership, the owner of Or-
ange Cogeneration Facility,
1901 Clear Springs Mine Road,
Bartow, Florida hereby gives
notice of the selection of Mr.
David Kellermeyer as Desig-
nated Representative for Acid
Rain affairs. Mr. Kellermeyer
has all necessary authority to
carry out duties and responsi-
bilities under the U.S. Environ-
mental Protection Agency
'(,PA)YActdtRairr,-ogram 'rr be-
half of the owners and opera-
tors of Orange Cogeneration
Facility.
-Mar. 31, 2005-1100


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDIC-
TION DIVISION
BANKUNITED, FSB,
Plaintiff,
vs.
STEPHANIE LAVOISIERE and
ISABELLE LAVOISIERE, hus-
band and wife, if living, et al.,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2005-CA-000686-0000-WH-
SECTION-07
NOTICE OF ACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE-
PROPERTY
TO: STEPHANIE LAVOISIERE
and ISABELLE LAVOISIERE
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: FAU-
BOURG DESMOULINS, 38460
CREMIEU, FRANCE
CURRENT ADDRESS: UN-
KNOWN
and any unknown parties who
are or may be interested in the
subject matter of this action
whose names and residences,
after diligent search an inquiry,
are unknown to Plaintiff and
which said unknown parties
may claim as heirs, devisees,
grantees, assignees, lienors,
creditors, trustees other claim-
ants claiming by, through, un-
der or against the said Defen-
dant(s), STEPHANIE LA-
VOISIERE and ISABELLE
LAVOISIERE who are not
known to be dead or alive.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that an action to foreclose a mort-
gage on the following property in
POLK County, Florida, to wit:
LOT 211, DAVENPORT
LAKES PHASE V, ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 97,
PAGE 49, AS RECORDED IN
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA;
SAID LAND SITUATE, LYING
AND BEING IN 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 BRUCE JACOBS ESQUIRE,
Plaintiff's attorney, whose address
is LAW OFFICES OF CAMNER,
LIPSITZ AND POLLER, P.A., 550
Biltmore Way, Suite 700, Coral
Gables, Florida 33134 on or be-
fore thirty (30) days from first pub-
lication date, and file the original
with the Clerk of this Court by May
1, 2005 either before service on
Plaintiff's attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise, a default will
be entered against you for the re-
lief demanded in the Complaint.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, persons with disabilities
needing a special accommodation
should contact Clerk of the Circuit
Court at the Polk County Court-
house, 1st Floor, 255 N. Broad-
way, Bartow, Florida 33830, or
agency sending notice not later
than seven days prior to the pro-
ceeding at the address given on
this notice. Telephone: (941) 534-
4488; (1-800) 955-8771 (TDD) or
(1-800) 955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service.
WITNESS my hand and seal of
this Court on this 25th day of
March, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
By: /s/ Valerie Neal
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 31, Apr. 4, 2005-1094



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA, PRO-
BATE DIVISION
IN RE; ESTATE OF
BILLIE J. LAMBERT
Deceased.
FILE NO.
03CP-1513
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of BILLIE J. LAMBERT, deceased,
File Number 03CP-1513, is pend-
ing in the Circuit Court for Polk
County, Florida, Probate Division,
the address of which is P.O. Box
9000, CC-4, Bartow, FL 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, on whom a copy of this no-
tice is 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 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, 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 AF-
TER THE DECEDENT'S DATE
OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of the first publication
of this Notice is March 24 2005.
JOHN R. LAMBERT
Personal Representative
100 Surf Drive
Winter Haven, FL 33880
Attorney for Personal Repre-
sentative
THE STANLEY WINES LAW
FIRM, P.A.
Florida Bar No. 0190721
BARRY W. BENNETT
P.O. BOX 860
WINTER HAVEN, FL 33882
Telephone: 863/299-1263
March 24, 31, 2005-1013


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.
Dated at Bartow, Florida this
14th day of February, 2005.
Richard-M. Weiss
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Lori Armijo
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
March 24, 31, 2005-998


POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0365
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16325
15292
1 5272
1401 5
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
N 1/2 OF SW 1/4 OF SW
1/4 OF NW 1/4 OF SW
1/4 BEING LOT 657 OF
UNREC GROVELAND
HIGHLANDS
Section 09, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
09-31-26-000000-
043230
Name in which assessed: JER-
EMY B CONKLIN
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NO
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of April which
is the 1 4th day of April. 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0857

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Suc-
cessor by merger to WELLS
FARGO HOME MORTGAGE,
INC. f/k/a NORWEST MORT-
GAGE, INC.
Plaintiff,
v.
M.S. STREETER; __ UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF M.S.
STREETER; THE UNKNOWN
HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES,
LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND
CREDITORS OF SANDRA A.
CREWS, DECEASED, AND ALL
CLAIMANTS, PERSONS OR
PARTIES, NATURAL OR COR-
PORATE, AND WHOSE EXACT
LEGAL STATUS IS UNKNOWN,
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UN-
DER OR AGAINST SANDRA A.
CREWS, DECEASED, OR ANY
OF THE HEREIN NAMED OR DE-
SCRIBED.DEFENDANTS OR
PARTIES OR CLAIMING TO
HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR IN-
TEREST HEREIN DESCRIBED,
et al.,
Defendants.
CASE NO.
53-2004-CA-003934-0000
SECTION 11
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pur-
suant to the Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated January 4,
2005, in this cause, in the Circuit
Court of POLK County, Florida,
described as:
LOT 6 OF NORRIS REPLAT,
ACCORDING TO THE MAP
OR PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 50,
PAGE 48, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
a/k/a 2212 Oakley Ave.,
Haines City, FL 33844
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, lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, (Please note that the main
entrance is located on Church
Street. No entry is possible from
Broadway Avenue. In the event
any temporary change of location
is necessary, the Clerk will post a"
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.), Bartow,
Florida, at 9:00 o'clock a.m., on
April 11, 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-


you for the relief demanded in the
Complaint.
WITNESS my hand and the
seal of this Court March 4, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
By: /s/ Angelica Herrera
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-0866


POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0364
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512-
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16528
16318
15264
14805
14670
14010
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2001
5/31/2002
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
N 150 FT OF S 1280 FT
OF E 320 FT OF W 640
FT OF E 3/4 OF SEC BE-
ING LOT 706 UNREC
GROVELAND HIGHLANDS
EAST
Section 09, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
09-31-26-000000-
042010
Name in which assessed: DORO-
THY A ARBOGAST
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NO
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of Agdi which
is the 14th day of April 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
SCOMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0856



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDIC-
TION DIVISION
SUNCOAST LAND HOLDINGS,
LLC, a Florida limited liability
company,
Plaintiff,
vs.
WILLIAM E. HAACK and JULIA
MARIANNE HAACK, Husband
and Wife, and WILLIAM E.
HAACK and JULIA M. HAACK,
TRUSTEES OF THE WILLIAM E.
HAACK and JULIA M. HAACK
1990 TRUST,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2005-CA-00960-0000-00
NOTICE OF ACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE-
PROPERTY
TO: WILLIAM E. HAACK and.
JULIA MARIANNE HAACK, Hus-
band and Wife, and WILLIAM E.
HAACK and JULIA M. HAACK,
TRUSTEES OF THE WILLIAM E.
HAACK and JULIA M. HAACK
1990 TRUST, AND ALL OTHER
PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST THEM AND ALL
OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST THE FOREGOING DE-
FENDANTS AND ALL PERSONS
HAVING OR CLAIMING TO
HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR IN-
TEREST IN THE PROPERTY
HEREIN DESCRIBED, AND ALL
OTHERS WHOM IT MAY CON-
CERN:
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that an action to Quiet Title on the
following property in POLK
County, Florida, to wit:
Lots 15 and 16, Block 845,
POINCIANA SUBDIVISION,
Village 8, Neighborhood 2, a
subdivision according to the
Plat thereof, as recorded In
Plat Book 53, at Page 29/34,
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, if any, to
it on Miko P. Gunderson, Plaintiff's
attorney whose address is McKin-
ley, Ittersagen, Gunderson &
Berntsson, P.A., 18501 Murdock
Circle, Suite 101, Port Charlotte,
FL 33948 on or before April 18,
2005 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











March 31, 2005 The Polk County Democrat 5B


I


POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0344
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
SWILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
.cates for a tax deed tb be is-
'sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
'assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16391
16174
15169
1 5158
14693
S14545
13918
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
S 320 FT OF N 2880 FT
OF E 150 FT OF W 2890
FT OF E 3/4 OF SEC BE-
ING LOT 214 OF UNREC
GROVELAND HIGHLANDS
EAST
Section 04, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
04-31-26-000000-
012160
Name in which assessed: MAR-
LIN WEAVER
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NO
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED, Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
'olk County Courthouse, Main
-obby, exact location to be
hosted in Main Lobby on date
3f sale, on the second Thurs-
Jay in the Month of Apil which
s the 14th day of April. 2005
Beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
unch recess at Noon, until
completion and,-if necessary,
continuee on a day to day basis
Jnder the same conditions as
Lhe first sale day, during the
regularr hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
N ACCORDANCE WITH THE
4MERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
6,CT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
3OMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
?55 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
:LORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
'HONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
)ATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
:LERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
'OLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
3y: MARY ANN PETROVICH
var. 10, 17, 24; 31, 2005-
)860



POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0349
SALE.DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
THAT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
THAT WILLIAM C. SOUTHER-
.LAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates has filed said certifi-
cates for a taxdeed to be is-
sued thereon, The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in-which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16408
16190
15184
15172
14709
14561
13933
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/201
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:
HAT PART OF E 150 FT OF W
440 FT OF E3/4 OF SEC LYING
OF A LINE WHICH IS 630 FT
MEASURED AT RIGHT ANGLES
LY FROM & PARALLEL WITH
HE NLY LINE OF FLA POWER
LIGHT CO TRANSMISSION
NE EASEMENT & LYING N OF
LINE WHICH IS 330 FT MEAS-
9ED AT RIGHT ANGLES NLY
WOM & PARALLEL WITH NLY
UID EASEMENT; LINE BEING
)T 291 OF UNIREC GROVE-
'ND HIGHLANDS EAST
ctlon 04, Township 31,' Range

OPERTY ID NUMBER: 04-31-
000000-024020
me in which assessed: W.
UIS MCDONALD
of said property being In the
inty of Polk, State of Florida.
redeem property, payment
st be made by Cashier's
3ck or Money, Order. NO
ISONAL CHECKS WILL BE
Unless such cer-
pate' or certificates shall be
aemed according to law, the
perty described In such cer-
ate or certificates will be
1 to the highest bidder for


CASH at the Polk County Court-
house, Main Lobby, exact loca-
tion to be posted in Main Lobby
on date of sale on the second
Thursday In the Month of April
which is the 14th day of April.
2005 beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, If necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-
TIES ACT, PERSONS WITH DIS-
ABILITIES NEEDING A SPECIAL
ACCOMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED RECORDS AND/OR
PARTICIPATE AT THE TAX
DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED
DEPT, 255 N. BROADWAY,
BARTOW, FLORIDA 33830-9000
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR 534-
4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH,
Deputy Clerk
March 10, 17, 24, 31,2005-0841

POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0350
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512-
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
THAT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
THAT WILLIAM C. SOUTHER-
LAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16415
16199
15188
15177
14713
14569
13935
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:
S 150 FT OF N 2397.792 FT OF
W 320 FT OF E 3/4 OF SEC BE-
ING LOT 181 OF UNRE GROVE-
LAND HIGHLANDS EAST
Section 04, Township 31, Range
26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER: 04-31-
26-000000-032190
Name in which assessed: IONA P
LOVING
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Florida.,
To redeem property, payment
must be made by Cashier's
Check or Money Order. NO
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such cer-
tificate or certificates shall be
redeemed according to law, the
property described in such cer-
tificate or certificates will be
sold to the highest bidder for
CASH at the Polk County Court-
house, Main Lobby, exact loca-
tion to be posted in Main Lobby
on date of sale on the second
Thursday in the Month of Aril
which sl the 14th day of April,
2005 beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-
TIES ACT, PERSONS WITH DIS-
ABILITIES NEEDING.A SPECIAL
ACCOMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED RECORDS AND/OR
PARTICIPATE AT THE TAX
DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED
DEPT, 255 N. BROADWAY,
BARTOW, FLORIDA 33830-9000
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR 534-
4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH,
Deputy Clerk
March 10,'17, 24, 31, 2005-0842



POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0346
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512-
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
THAT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
THAT WILLIAM C. SOUTHER-
LAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of Issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CErTIFICATE NO.
16401
16181
15178
15166
14701
14552
13927
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2001
5/31/2002


-m


5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:
S 160 FT OF N 3680 FT OF E 300
FT OF W 2740 FT OF E 3/4 OF
SEC BEING LOT 271 OF UNRE
GROVELAND HIGHLANDS
EAST
Section 04, Township 31, Range
26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER: 04-31-
26-000000-021110
Name in which assessed:
HARRY L MYERS
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Florida.
To redeem property, payment
must be made by Cashier's
Check or Money Order. NQ
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such cer-
tificate or certificates shall be
redeemed according to law, the
property described In such cer-
tificate or certificates will be
sold to the highest bidder for
CASH at the Polk County Court-
Shouse, Main Lobby, exact loca-
tion to be posted in Main Lobby
on date of sale on the second
Thursday in the Month of April
which is the 14th day of April,
2005 beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-
TIES ACT, PERSONS WITH DIS-
ABILITIES NEEDING A SPECIAL
ACCOMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED RECORDS AND/OR
PARTICIPATE AT THE TAX
DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED
DEPT, 255 N. BROADWAY,
BARTOW, FLORIDA 33830-9000
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR 534-
4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH,
Deputy Clerk
March 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-0838
POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0362
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16517
16309
15280
15260
14798
14662
14004
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/.2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
THAT PART OF E 300 FT
OF W 1240 FT OF E 3/4
OF SEC LYING S OF A
LINE WHICH IS 630 FT
MEASURED AT RIGHT AN-
GLES SLY FROM & PAR-
ALLEL WITH THE SLY
LINE OF FLA POWER &
LIGHT CO TRANSMISSION
LINE EASEMENT LESS S
4320 FT BEING LOT 534
OF UNREC GROVELAND
HIGHLANDS EAST
Section 09, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
09-31-26-000000-
031010
Name in which assessed:
HARRY O KEEHN
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NO
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of April which
is the 14th day of April. 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0854


POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0357
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon.. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16454
16244
15224
15210
14754
14607
13966
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/200'1
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
W 1/2 OF SE 1/4 OF SE
1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF NW
1/4 BEING LOT 98 OF
UNREC GROVELAND
HIGHLANDS
Section 05, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
05-31-26-000000-
031130
Name in which assessed: AL-
BERTA HAMILTON '
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NO
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of April which
is the 14th day of April, 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528' OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0849


POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0355
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16437
16226
15211
15202
14738
14593
13956
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
W 1/2 OF SE 1/4 OF SE
1/4 OF SE 1/4 OF SE
1/4 BEING LOT 321 OF
UNREC GROVELAND
HIGHLANDS
Section 05, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
05-31-26-000000-
022010
Name in which assessed: VIOLA
WALLACE
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. AN
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of Ap4il which
is the 14th day of April, 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0847


completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
-TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0848


POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0354
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16436
16225
15210
15200
14736
14592
13954
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OP PROP-
ERTY:
S 1/2 OF SE 1/4 OF SW
1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF SE
1/4 BEING LOT 254 OF
UNREC GROVELAND
HIGHLANDS
Section 05, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
05-31-26-000000-
021170
Name in which assessed: TERRY
ERICKSON
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NO
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of A!il which
is the 14th day of April, 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as.
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0846



POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0356
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT'
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16453
16243
15223
15209
14753
14606
13965
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/3-1/2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
E 1/2 OF SE 1/4 OF SE
1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF NW
1/4 OF' SEC BEING LOT
97 OF UNREC GROVE-
LAND HIGHLANDS
Section 05, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
05-31-26-000000-
031080
Name in which assessed: ROB-
ERT E BARLER
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NO
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will. be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of April which
is the 14th day'of April 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until


TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0855



People in the Know
In Bartow
Read The Democrat


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVI-
SION
SOUTHTRUST BANK SUCCES-
SOR BY MERGER TO FLORIDA
FIRST BANK F/K/A FIRST FED-
ERAL FLORIDA F/K/A FIRST
FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN
ASSOCIATION OF FLORIDA
PLAINTIFF,
VS.
STUART M. ROGERS, ET AL
DEFENDANTSS.
CASE NO:
53-2005CA-0171-SEC11
NOTICE OF ACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE
TO: STUART M. ROGERS
whose residence is 810 OAK-
GROVE DRIVE #170, BRANDON,
FL 33510.
and who is evading service of
process and the unknown de-
fendants who may be spouses,
heirs, devisees, grantees, as-
signees, lienors, creditors, trus-
tees, and all parties claiming an
interest by, through, under or
against the Defendant(s), who
are not known to be dead or
alive, and all parties having or
claiming to have any right, title
or interest in the property de-
scribed in the mortgage being
foreclosed herein.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTI-
FIED that an action to fore-
close a mortgage on the follow-
ing property:
LOT 61 OF INDIAN
HEIGHTS PHASE 1, AC-
CORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 85, 'PAGE 3,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF
POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA
has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a
copy of your written defenses,
if any, to it on DAVID J. STERN,
ESQ. Plaintiff's attorney, whose
address is 801 S University
Drive, #500, Plantation, FL
33324 on or before April 25.
2005 (no later than 30 days
from the date of the first publi-
cation of this notice of action)
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 entered
against you for the relief de-
manded in the complaint or pe-
tition filed herein.
WITNESS my hand and the seal
of this Court at POLK County,
Florida, this 18th day of March.
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
BY: /s/ TAMIKA JOINER
DEPUTY CLERK
(Seal)
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF:
LAW OFFICES OF DAVID J.
STERN
801 S. UNIVERSITY DRIVE,
SUITE 500
PLANTATION, FL 33324
March 24,31, 2005-1014


POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0363
SALE DATE: 4/1 4/2005.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION,
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16524
16313
15285
15263
14804
14665
14009
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
NW 1/4 OF SE 1/4 OF
SW 1/4 OF NW 1/4 BE-
ING LOTS 551 & 552 OF
UNREC GROVELAND
HIGHLANDS
Section 09, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
09-31-26-000000-
034080
Name in which assessed:
HARRY O KEEHN
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NO
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of April which
is the 14th day of April, 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW


completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0850


POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0360
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate.
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16491
16275
15256
15234
14777
14634
13982
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
S 1/2 OF SW 1/4 OF SW
1/4 OF NW 1/4 OF NE
1/4 BEING LOT 489 OF
UNREC GROVELAND
HIGHLANDS
Section 08, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
08-31-26-000000-
013240
Name in which assessed: MAR-
LIN P WEAVER
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NO
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of Apil which
is the 14th day of April 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours.of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0852



POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0358
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16489
16273
15254
15232
14775
14632
13980
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
N 1/2 OF NW 1/4 OF SW
1/4 OF NW 1/4 OF NE
1/4 BEING LOT 486 OF
UNREC GROVELAND
HIGHLANDS
Section 08, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
08-31-26-000000-
013080
Name in which assessed:
RALPH C. CAWELTI
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NO
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of April which
is the 14th day of April. 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until


the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0859


POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0361
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
1 6495
16282
15259
15239
14781
14639
13986
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31 /2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
N 1/2 OF NE 1/4 OF SE
1/4 OF SE 1/4 OF SE
1/4 BEING LOT 706 OF
UNREC GROVELAND
HIGHLANDS
Section 08, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
08-31-26-000000-
022060
Name in which assessed: W AU-
BREY ANDREWS
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NO
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of April which
is the 14th day of April 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31,- 2005-
0853


POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0367
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16561
16350
15321
15304
14849
14699
14031
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
N 150 FT OF E 320 FT
OF W 3360 FT OF E 3/4
OF S 1/2 OF N 1/2 OF
SEC BEING LOT 775 OF
UNREC GROVELAND
HIGHLANDS EAST
Section 16, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
16-31-26-000000-
012080
Name in which assessed: BETTY
V DOLAN
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NOQ
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to. the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of April which
is the 14th day of April 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
.under the same conditions as


By: MARY ANN PETROVICH,
Deputy Clerk
March 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-0839



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533-4183
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285-8625


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA PRO-
BATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
ARTHUR D. HILL
Deceased
File No.:
05CP-0582
Division: PROBATE
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of ARTHUR D. HILL, de-
ceased, whose date of death was
November 21, 2004, and whose
Social Security Number is 229-34-
1611, 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. 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 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
THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of
this notice is March 24 2005
Personal Representative:
Arthur T. Hill
1020 Cove Lane
Winter Haven, Florida 33880
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. 24, 31, 2005-1029




POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0347
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512-
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
THAT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
THAT WILLIAM C. SOUTHER-
LAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was'
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16404
16187
15181
15169
14706
14558
13930
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2601
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:
S 160 FT OF N 3840 FT OF E 300
FT OF W 2440 FT OF E 3/4 OF
SEC BEING LOT 267 OF UNRE
GROVELAND HIGHLANDS
EAST
Section 04, Township 31, Range
26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER: 04-31-
26-000000-023010
Name in which assessed:
HARRY O KEEHN
All of said property being In the
County of Polk, State of florida.
To redeem property, payment
must be made by Cashier's
Check or Money Order. NQ
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such cer-
tificate or certificates shall be
redeemed according to law, the
property described in such cer-
tificate or certificates will be
sold to the highest bidder for
CASH at the Polk County Court-
house, Main Lobby, exact loca-
tion to be posted in Main Lobby
on date of sale on the second
Thursday In the Month of April
which is the 14th day of April,
2005 beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-
TIES ACT, PERSONS WITH DIS-
ABILITIES NEEDING A SPECIAL
ACCOMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED RECORDS AND/OR
PARTICIPATE AT THE TAX
DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED
DEPT, 255 N. BROADWAY,
BARTOW, FLORIDA 33830-9000
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR 534-
4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA


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March 31, 2005


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY GENERAL JURISDIC-
TION DIVISION
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGIS-
TRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS
NOMINEE FOR U.S. BANK, NA
SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO THE
LEADER MORTGAGE COMPANY,
Plaintiff,

CHRISTOPHER L. DOSTER, et
al.,
Defendant (s).
CASE NO.
53-2004.CA-00513-0000-WH
Dlv. 04
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SAL
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Final Judgment
Foreclosure dated March 4, 2005,
and entered in CASE NO. 53-
2004-CA-005163-0000-WH DIv.
04, of the Circuit Court of the
TENTH Judicial Cilcuit In and for
POLK County, Florida, wherein
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGIS-
TRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS
NOMINEE FOR U.S. BANK, NA
SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO THE
LEADER MORTGAGE COMPANY,
Is Plaintiff and CHRISTOPHER L.
DOSTER, at al., are Defendants, I
will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash In the East Cordi-
dor, First Floor, Polk County
Courthouse, 255 North Broadway,
Bartow, In Bartow, POLK County,
Florida, 9.00 AM o'clock on the Z
day of APRIL, 2005, the following
described property as set forth in
said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 1128 BLOCK 1, SKY-
VIEW PHASE V, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK.68,
PAGES 26 AND 27, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
a/k/a 1033 Watersedge
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.
I 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,
(883) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, cal TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711'
DATED this 9th day of
March, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of said Court
By /s/Yyette Johnson
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
March 24,31, 2005-1009





IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
RUTH A. BATES,
Deceased.
PROBATE DIVISION
File Number:
S05CP-020
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 Administratlon
has been entered In the estate of
Ruth A. Bates, deceased, File
Number 05CP-0Ez, by the Circuit
Court for Polk County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which is Drawer CC-4, Post Office
Box 9000, Bartow, FL 33831; that
the total cash value of the estate is
2000 and that the name and
address of those to whom it has
been assigned by such Order are:
Martha Gertrude Adams
5437 9th Street
Highland City, Florida 33846
Jerry Lee Ayers; Jr.
Post Office Box 1885
Lakeland, Florida 33802
Carolyn Hudson
Post Office Box 1023
Eaton Park, Florida 33840-
1023
Ullie Ellen Albritton
132 High Street
Winter Haven, Florida 33880
Cynthia A. Keene
6802 Poley Creek Drive, East
Lakeland, Florida 33811
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS
ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the' estate of the
decedent and other person having
claims or demands against the es-
tate of the decedent other than
those listed in the Order of Sum-
mary Administration 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 March 24 2005.
Person Giving Notice:
Martha Gertrude Adams
5437 9th Street
Highland City, Florida 33848
Attorney for Persons Giving No-
tice:
'George T..Dunlap, III
245 South Central Avenue
Post Office Drawer 30
Bartow, Florida 33831
(863) 533-71 /17
Florida Bar No. 021164
Mar. 24,31, 2005-1026


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVI-
SION
STANDARD FEDERAL BANK,
N.A. F/K/A MICHIGAN NATIONAL
BANK, successor by merger to
STANDARD FEDERAL BANK
PLAINTIFF,
VS.
WILLIAM D. GOODMAN, ET AL
DEFENDANTSS.
CASE NO:
53-2005-CA-000573
NOTICE OF ACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE
TO: WILLIAM D. GOODMAN
and UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
WILLIAM D. GOODMAN
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, Ilenors, 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 NOTI-
FIED that an action to fore-
close a mortgage on the follow-
ing property:
LOT 155, LAKEDALE
ADDITION, ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 7, PAGE 4, PUB-
LIC 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 DAVID J. STERN,
ESQ. Plaintiff's attorney, whose
address is 801 S University
Drive, #500, Plantation, FL
33324 on or before April 25.
2005 (no later than 30 days
from the date of the first publi-
cation of this notice of action)
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 entered
against you for the relief de-
manded in the complaint or pe-
tition filed herein.
WITNESS my hand and the seal
of this Court at POLK County,
Florida, this 1StB day of March.
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
BY: /s/ Shirley Deschamps
DEPUTY CLERK
(Seal)
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF:
LAW OFFICES OF DAVID J.
STERN
801 S. UNIVERSITY DRIVE,
SUITE 500
PLANTATION, FL 33324
March 24,31, 2005-1018






IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
HANCOCK BANK F/K/A GUAR-
ANTY NATIONAL BANK OF
TALLAHASSEE, AS ASSIGNEE
OF DISOUTH DEVELOPMENT,
L.C.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JOSELITO SYFU, JONATHAN S.
SYFU AND TROPICANA RE-
SORT CONDOMINIUM ASSO-
CIATION, INC.,
Defendant (s).
CASE NO.
2004-CA-003161
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that the undersigned, Clerk of the
Circuit Court, Polk County, Florida,
will on the April 7, 2005, at 9:00
am, at the Front door of the Polk
County Courthouse, Davenport,
Florida, offer for sale and sell at
public outcry, one by one, to the
highest bidder for cash, the prop-
erty located in Polk County, Flor-
ida, as follows:
UNIT 237, TROPICANA RE-
SORT, A CONDOMINIUM, AC-
CORDING TO THE DECLARA-
,TION OF CONDOMINIUM
THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK
4020, PAGE 0274, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
pursuant to the Final Judg-
ment of Foreclosure entered
on March 3, 2005, in the
above-styled cause, pending
in said Court.
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.
It 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
As Clerk of said Court
By /5/.YY+ joJesJg+i'nn
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
March 24,31, 2005-0995


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDIC-
TION DIVISION
WELLS FARGO HOME MORT-
GAGE, INC.
PLAINTIFF
VS.
MARRILEE L. CARTER, IF LIV-
ING, AND IF DEAD, THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUS-
TEES, AND ALL OTHER PAR-
TIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST
BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR
AGAINST MARRILEE L. CAR-
TER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
MARRILEE L. CARTER, IF ANY;
CHARLES V. VOUAUX; W. S.
BADCOCK CORPORATION;
JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS
UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POS-
SESSION
DEFENDANTS)
CASE NO:
53-2002-CA-004654-0000-SEC
7
RE-NOTICE OF FORECLO-
SURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to an Order Granting the
Motion to Reset Foreclosure Sale
dated March 7, 2005 entered in
Civil Case No. 53-2002-CA-
004654-0000-SEC 7 of the Circuit
Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit
in and for POLK County, BAR-
TOW, 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
NORTH BROADWAY AVENUE in
BARTOW, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 8th day of April, 2005 the fol-
lowing described property as set
forth in said Summary Final Judg-
ment, to-wit:
BLOCK 6, LOT 16, RIDGE
MANOR, FIRST UNIT, A
SUBDIVISION ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT OR MAP
THEREOF DESCRIBED IN
PLAT BOOK 12, AT PAGE(S)
10, 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
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated this 8th day of March,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By:/s/ Lori Armijo
Deputy Clerk
(CIRCUIT COURT SEAL)
Mar. 24, 31, 2005-1003





IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY
SFJV-2002-1, LLC,
PLAINTIFF,
-vs-
JUANA VAZQUEZ, et al.,
DEFENDANTS.
CASE NO.: 2004-CA-1731
NOTICE EF -SALE
Notice is hereby given pursuant
to a final judgment entered in
the above entitled cause in the
Circuit Court in Polk County,
Florida, I will sell the situate in
Polk County, Florida, described
as:
LOT 30, SAND OAK SUB-
DIVISION, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK
86, PAGE 11, PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
at public sale, to the highest
and best bidder for cash, at the
East Corridor, First Floor, Polk
County Courthouse, 255 North
Broadway, Polk County, in Bar-
tow, Florida, at 9:00 A.M. on
the 8th day of APRIL, 2005.
All sales are to be held at the
east end of the east corridor,
first floor, of Polk County
Courthouse located at 255
North Broadway Avenue, Bar-
tow, 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 of location is neces
sary, the Clerk shall post a "No
tice of Change" at the sale lo-
cation directing the bidders to
the temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabihl-
ties who needs any accommo-
dation in order to participate in
this proceeding, you are enti-
tled at no cost .to you, to thi:
plovisiori of cert ain tr a: istas i cl .
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 Re-
lay Services 711.
RICHARD W. WEISS .
CLERK OF THE CIRCLIIT.COURT
P.OLK County, Florlnd;
By: /'./ I i'.i A rnijl
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 24, 31, 2005-1004


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WAY OF STATE ROAD
33; THENCE NORTH
05 DEGREES 01 MIN-
UTES 00 SECONDS
EAST ALONG SAID
WESTERLY RIGHT 01
WAY A DISTANCE Of-
401.40 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING;

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY GENERAL JURISDIC-
TION DIVISION
Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota,
NA as I ustoe,
PLAIN] I-F,
Vs.
Jonnelle Perez a/k/a Jonelle
Perez, ct al.,
DLI ENDANT.
Case No.
2004-CA-5171-DIV 04
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
Notice is hereby given that,
pursuant to that Final Judg-
ment of Foreclosure dated
March 4, 2005. and entered in
civil case number 2004-CA-
5171 UIV 04, of the Circuit
Couit of the O0th Judicial Cir-
cuit in and for Polk County,
Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO
BANK MINNLSOTA, N.A AS
TRUSTEE is Plaintiff ard Jon-
nelle Perez a/k/a Jonelle Perez;
Fiist Franklin Financial Corpora-
tion; Unknown persons) in pos-
session of the subject real
property, is/are Defendant(s), I
will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash in the East Coi
ridor, First Floor, 255 North
Broadway Avenue, Polk County
Courthouse, Bartow, Florida, at
9:00 am on the 8tbhday of
April, '205, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in
said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 2, BLOCK 783, POINCI-
ANA NEIGHBORHOOD 5
NORTH, VILLAGE 3, AC-
CORDING TO PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 54, PAGES
27-42, OF THE PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
NOTE: Pursuant to
the Fair Debt Collec-
tion Practices Act
you are advised that
this law firm is
deemed to be a debt
collector attempting
to collect a debt and
any information ob-
tained will be used
for that purpose.
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 Broad-
way 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 of loca-
tion is necessary, the Clerk
shall post a "Notic___ f
Changee' at the sale location
directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with dis-
abilities who needs any ac-
commodation in order to
participate in this proceed-
ing, you aie 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 notice;
if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863)
534-/77/ or Florida Relay
Services 711.
Dated ,the 9th day of
March, 2005.
Richard M. Weiss
As Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ Lori Armijo
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 24, 31,2005-1006




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10th JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
INDYMAC BANK, F.S.B.,
PLAINTIFF
VS.
KEVIN L. BOYETT, IF LIVING,
AND IF DEAD, THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, L.IEN-
ORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES
AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST KEVIN L. BOYETT; UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF KEVIN L.
BOYETT, IF ANY; JOHN DOE
AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN
TENANTS IN POSSESSION
DI 'ENDANT(S)
CASE NO:
53-02-CA-4655
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN'
pursuant to a Summary Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated
March 3, 2005 entered in Civil
Case No. 53-02CA-4655 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, Flor-
ida, at 9:00 a.m. on the 7th day of
April, 2005 the following described
property as set forth in said Sum-
mary Final Judgment, to-wit:
A PARCEL OF LAND
LYING IN SECTION 8,
TOWNSHIP 25 SOUTH,
RANGE 25 EAST,
POLK COUNTY, FL.OR-
IDA, DESCRIBED AS
FOLLOWS:
COMMENCE AT THE
NORTHWEST CORNER
OF THE SOUTHWEST
1/4 OF SAID SECTION
8; THENCE SOUTH 00
DEGREES 41 MINUTES
20 SECONDS EAST
ALONG THE WEST
BOUNDARY O1 SAID


waive any and all irregularities or
technicalities of the bids, which-
ever would be in the best interest
of Clients and Polk County Oppor-
tunity Council, Inc. All bids must
be .ubinitted a:r followva or ofl-
euwire be subject o rujeciioii:
A. Submitted in a sealed enve-
lope and labeled with the pro-
ject name, address, and Con-
tractors name, and address.
B. Must be completed in.ink
and signed in ink by the Con-
tractor or an authorized repre-
sentative.
C. Itemized breakdown must
be complete in ink.
D. MiLk;t hF' (''r! '',,niio' hv no


postal nmust be tlie sane ti; the
Breakdowns.w
March 31, 2005-1107


ONDS EAST A DIS-
TANCE OF 100.35
FEET; THENCE NORTH
89 DEGREES 46 MIN-
UTES 51 SECONDS
WEST A DISTANCE OF
437.53 FEET; THENCE
SOUTH 05 DEGREES
01 MINUTES 00 SEC-
ONDS WEST A DIS-
TANCE OF 100.35
FEET; THENCE SOUTH
89 DEGREES 46 MIN-
UTES 51 SECONDS
EAST A DISTANCE OF
437.53 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING.
BEING LOT 5 OF AN
UNRECORDED SUBDI-
VISION.
TOGETHER WITH THAT
2001 MERIT DOUBLE-
WIDE MOBILE HOME
VIN NUMBER FLHMBA
165446548A AND
FLHMBA
165446548B.
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 3rd day of March,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Yvette Johnson
Deputy Clerk
(CIRCUIT COURT SEAL)
Mar. 24, 31, 2005-0996

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA,
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
RUTH REGINA WITTE,
Deceased.
FILE NO.
05CP-0554
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of RUTH REGINA WITTE, de-
ceased, File No. 05CP-0554, is
pending in the Circuit Court for
Polk County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which is Post
Office Box.9000, Drawer CC-4,
Bartow, 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
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 March 24, 2005.
Personal Representative:
FRANCIS AUGUST
WITTE
5093 Saddlebag Lake
Road
Lake Wales, Florida
33898
Attorney for Personal Repre-
sentative:
ABEL A. PUTNAM, ATTORNEY
Florida Bar No.: 024090
PUTNAM & CREIGHTON, P.A.
Post Office Box 3545
Lakeland, Florida 33802
863/682-1178
Mar. 24, 31, 2005-1023


NOTICE TO BID
REQUEST FOR BID
Notice is hereby given that bid as
listed below shall be received by
the Polk County Opportunity
Council, Inc., up to 1:00 P.M. Pub-
lic bid opening to be held at 1:30
P.M. April 4. 2005.
Mail or hand deliver bids to:
Polk County Opportunity
Council, Inc.
Housing Division
450 West Main Street,
P.O. Box 160
Bartow, FL 33830
All bids must be in an envelope or
suitable conveyance clearly
marked with the date, time and
name of bid (owner's last name). If
hand delivered, bids must be date
and lime stamped by front recep-
tionist. Group B/2005
Contractors may pick up bid speci-
fications at the above address. For
further information call (863) 533-
0015 Ext. 138.
Bidders
Must be Class A, B or C Li-
censed Contractors to pick up a
bid packet for minor home repair
projects in Polk County Opportu-
nity Council, Inc.'s program.
Polk County Opportunity Council,
Inc., reserves the right to accept or
reject any and all bids and to


TRAIL, LAKELAND, FL
33810.
at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder, for cash, at the East
iid ul thei Last Comrdui, I -irt
I-loor, Polk County Couitulousd,
255 North Broadway Avenue,
BARTOW, Florida at 9:00 o'clock
A.M., or as soon thereafter 9:00
A.M., the 8th day of April, 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 Ptr.nt Min "ntr, in I ,e.

'u v -, u ....y ,IIII-, y 1, -
rluessariiiy, the Clark will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale lo-
cation directing the bidders to the


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY GENERAL JURISDIC-
TION DIVISION
Mortgage Electronic Registration
Systems, Inc.,
PLAINTIFF,
Vs.
James Pederson; Amanda Ped-
erson, et al.,
DEFENDANT.
Case No.
2004-CA-4939
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
Notice is hereby given that,
pursuant to that Final Judg-
ment of Foreclosure dated
March 3, 2005, and entered in
civil case number 2004-CA-
4939, of the Circuit Court of
the 10th Judicial Circuit in and
for Polk County, Florida,
wherein MORTGAGE ELEC-
TRONIC REGISTRATION SYS-
TEMS, INC., is Plaintiff and
James Pederson; Amanda Ped-
erson, is/are Defendant(s), I
will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash in the East Cor-
ridor, First Floor, 255 North
Broadway Avenue, Polk County
Courthouse, Bartow, Florida, at
9:00 am on the 7th~lay of
April, 2005, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in
said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 38, BLOCK 5, SHORE
ACRES, AS SHOWN IN PLAT
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
7, PAGE 15, PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
NOTE: Pursuant .to
the Fair Debt Collec-
tion Practices Act
you are advised that
this law firm is
deemed to be a debt
collector attempting
to collect a debt and
any information ob-
tained will be used
for that purpose.
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 Broad-
way 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 of loca-
tion is necessary, the Clerk
shall post a "Notice of
Change" at the sale location
directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with dis-
abilities who needs any ac-
commodation 'in order to
participate in this proceed-
ing, 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 notice;
if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863)
534-7777 or Florida Relay
Services 711.
Dated the 4th day of
March, 2005.
Richard M. Weiss
As Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ Lori Armijo
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 24, 31, 2005-1002


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.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
TERESA M. GUERIN A/K/A
THERESA GUERIN; THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF TERESA M.
GUERIN A/K/A THERESA
GUERIN; RONALD GUERIN; THE
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RONALD
GUERIN; 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;
COUNTRY VIEW ESTATES III &
3A PROPERTY OWNERS' ASSO-
CIATION, INC. A/K/A COUNTRY
VIEW ESTATES III & IV PROP-
ERTY OWNERS' ASSOCIATION,
INC.; WHETHER DISSOLVED OF
PRESENTLY EXISTING, TO-
GETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIEN-
ORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DE-
FENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER
PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST
DEFENDANTSS; UNKNOWN
TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TEN-
ANT #2,
Defendant(s).
CASE NO:
04-CA-5145
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pur-
suant to a Final Summary Judg-
ment of Foreclosure entered in the
above-styled cause, in the Circuit
Court of POLK County, Florida, I
will sell the property situate in Polk
County, Florida, described as:
LOT 334, COUNTRY VIEW
ESTATES PHASE 3A, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 101, PAGES
31 THROUGH 37, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA.
To include a:
1999 WINDMERE MOBILE
HOME; VIN 10L26804X, 1999
WINDMERE MOBILE HOME;
VIN 10L26804U
A/K/A 7006 DOVE MEADOW


Notice
I'Polk I'ower l 1tn u 1, I l'. tih:
owner of Mulberry Cogenera-
tion Facility, 3600 County Road
555, Bartow, Florida hereby
gives notice of the selection of
Mr. David Kellermeyer as Desig-
nated Representative for Acid
Rain affairs. Mr. Kellermeyer
has all necessary authority to
carry out duties and responsi-
bilities under the U.S. Environ-
mental Protection Agency


Lors ol Mulberry (Cogenerlatio
Facility.
Mar. 31, 2005-1101


6B


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 711.
DATED THIS 10th DAY OF
March, 2005.
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By: /s/ Yvette Johnson
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Mar. 24, 31,2005-1007


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY GENERAL JURISDIC-
TION DIVISION
'Mortgage Electronic Registration
Systems, Inc.,
PLAINTIFF,
Vs.
Rosa Diaz, et al.,
DEFENDANT.
Case No.
2004-CA-5090-SEC08
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
Notice is hereby given that,
pursuant to that Final Judg-
ment of Foreclosure dated
March 3 2005, and entered in
civil case number 2004-CA-
5090-SEC08, of the Circuit
Court of the 10th Judicial Cir-
cuit in and for Polk County,
Florida, wherein MORTGAGE
ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION
SYSTEMS, INC., is Plaintiff and
Rosa Diaz; The Association of
Poinciana Villages, Inc.; Poinci-
ana Village Three Association,
Inc., is/are Defendant(s), I will
sell to the highest and best bid-
der for cash in the East Corri-
dor, First Floor, 255 North
Broadway Avenue, Polk County
Courthouse, Bartow, Florida, at
9:00 am on the Zth day of
April, 2 ,5 the following de-
scribed property as set forth in
said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 1, BLOCK 3, POINCIANA
NEIGHBORHOOD 1, VIL-
LAGE 3, ACCORDING TO
THE MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 52, PAGES 8 TO
18, INCLUSIVE, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
NOTE: Pursuant to
the Fair Debt Collec-
tion Practices Act
you are advised that
this law firm is
deemed to be a debt
collector attempting
to collect a debt and
any information ob-
tained will be used
for that purpose.
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 Broad-
way 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 of loca-
tion is necessary, the Clerk
shall post a "Notice of
Change" at the sale location
directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with dis-
abilities who needs any ac-
commodation in order to
participate in this proceed-
ing, 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 notice;
if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863)
534-7777 or Florida Relay
Services 711.
Dated the 4th day of
March, 2005.
Richard M. Weiss
As Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ Lori Armijo
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 24, 31, 2005-1001


NOTICE TO BID
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
proposals as listed below shall be
received by the Polk County Op-
portunity Council, Inc., up to 1:00
P.M. on Monday. April 4, 2005 at

Mail or hand deliver bids to:
Polk County Opportunity Coun-
cil, Inc.
450 West Main Street,
P.O. Box 160
Bartow, FL 33830
All proposals must be submitted in
an envelope or suitable convey-
ance clearly marked with the date,
time, and name of bid PCOC-
CONTRACTOR (ROOF) #2005-
0. If hand delivered, proposals
must be dated and time stamped
by receptionist.
Vendors may pick up proposal
specifications at the above ad-
dress. For further information call
(863) 533-0015 ext 147 or ext 143.
PROPOSAL
CONTRACTOR (ROOF) 4 LOCA-
TIONS
Polk County Opportunity
Council, Inc., reserves the
right to accept or reject any
and all bids and to waive any
and all irregularities or techni-
calities of the bids, whichever
would be in the best interest of
Client(s) and Polk County Op-
portunity Council. Inc.
Mar. 24, 31, Apr. 7. 2005-1027


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10th JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DiVISION
NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE
CO.,
PLAINTIFF
VS.
DANIEL THOMAS, 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 DANIEL THOMAS;
YOLANDA THOMAS, 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 YOLANDA; THE RE-
SERVE PROPERTY OWNERS'
ASSOCIATION, INC.; JOHN DOE
AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN
TENANTS IN POSSESSION
DEFENDANTS)
CASE NO:
53-04CA-4671-SEC04
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Summary Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated
March 4 2005 entered in Civil
Case No. 53-04CA-4671-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 8th day of Apl, 2005 the fol -
lowing described property as set
forth in said Summary Final Judg-
ment, to-wit:
LOT 40, MEADOW
RIDGE ESTATES
PHASE III, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 103, PAGE 46,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF
POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA.
TOGETHER WITH THAT
CERTAIN 2002 RED-
MAN MOBILE HOME
I D NO.
FLA14616509A AND
FLA14616509B.
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 9th day of March,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Yvette Johnson
Deputy Clerk
(CIRCUIT-COURT SEAL)
Mar. 24, 31,2005-1010



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
HARPER ENTERPRISES, INC., a
Florida corporation,
Plaintiff,
vs.
CECIL E. BINION, III; THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF CECIL E.
BINION, III; SEAN R. ABERMAN;
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
SEAN R. ABERMAN; BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS,
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA;
POLK COUNTY, a political sub-
division of the State of Florida;
B MOTOR FINANCE CORP.; and
JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE
AND ALL OTHER PERSONS IN
POSSESSION OF SUBJECT
REAL PROPERTY,
Defendantss.
CASE NO.
2004-CA-4636
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:
Cecil E. Binion, III, whose last
known address is 4337 Upper
Meadow Road, Mulberry, FL
33860, and Sean R. Aber-
man, whose last known ad-
dress 4337 Upper Meadow
Road, Mulberry, FL 33860, if
alive, and if dead their un-
known spouses, heirs, devi-
sees, grantees, creditors and
allother parties claiming by,
through, under, or against
them and all unknown natural
persons if alive, and if dead or
not known to be dead or alive,
their several and respective
unknown spouses, heirs, devi-
sees, grantees, and creditors,
or other parties claiming inter-
ests by, through or under
those unknown natural per-
sons; and all claimants, per-
sons or parties, natural or cor-
porate, or whose exact legal
status is unknown, claiming
under any of the above named
of described defendant and all
parties having or claiming to
have any right, title or interest


PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS
NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOR-
EVER BARRED.
,i ; !,N:)!NGN THL
TIME PERIOD SET FORTH:
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILEl
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AF
TER THE DECEDENT'S DATF
OF DEATH IS BARRED.
Thle date of the lirst pubhcatio
of this Notice is March 24, 2005.
Person Giving Notice.
John W. Kirby
ROBERT E. GRIFFIN
Attorney for Person Giving Notice



Bartow, Flonda 33831-0778
Mar. 24, 31, 2005-1025


Plaintiff's attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against ydu for the re-
lief 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 March 18, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ Angelica Herrera
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal) -
Mar. 24, 31, 2005-1012





THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC
REGISTRATION SYSTEMS,
INC., AS NOMINEE FOR WASH-
INGTON MUTUAL BANK, F.A.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
EDDIE GEE, et al.,
Defendantss.
CASE NO.
53-2004-CA-5036
DIVISION: 04
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Final Judgment of
Mortgage Foreclosure dated
March 4 2005 and entered in
Case Nu. 53-2004-CA-5036 of the
Circuit Court of the TENTH Judi-
cial Circuit in and for POLK
County, Florida wherein MORT-
GAGE ELECTRONIC REGIS-
TRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS
NOMINEE FOR WASHINGTON
MUTUAL BANK, F.A., is the
Plaintiff and EDDIE GEE; KERRI
GEE; 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 8_fday
of April. 2005. the following de-
scribed property as set forth in
said Final Judgment:
LOT 110, BLOCK "C", BEV-
ERLY RISE PHASE TWO,
ACCORDING TO THE MAP
OR PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK
114, PAGES 49 AND 50, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 5601 Moon
Valley Drive, Lake-
land, FL 33813
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 March 9.
2005.
Richard M. Weiss
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Yvette Johnson
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 24, 31, 2005-1008





IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
CATHERINE HOWELL KIRBY,
Deceased.
File Number:
05CP-0642
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
CATHERINEI HOWELL KIRBY,
deceased, File Number 05CP-
0642, by the Circuit Court of Polk
County, Florida, Probate Division,
the address of which is Post Office
Box 9000, Drawer CC-4, Bartow,
FL 33831; that the decedent's
date of death was February 17,
1984; that the total value of the es-
tate is $20,000.00 and that the
names and addresses of those to
.whom it has been assigned by
such order are:
NAME AND ADDRESS: John
Wayne Kirby, 346 New Street,
Lake Wales, FL 33753
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS
ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the estate of the
decedent and other persons hav-
Ing claims or dcriunlds against the
estate of the decedent other than
those for whom provision for full
payment was made in the Order of
Summary Admininstiation must file
their claims with this court
WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST


in and to the property hereaf-
ter described and all others
whom it may concern.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that an action to foreclose a Prom-
ir.sory Note and fIAI il I-stiat Mort-
I,. ii,'ll ltJ lu lk l. J I ..: y
in POLK County, Florida, to-wit:
LOT 36, MEADOW RIDGE
ESTATES PHASE I, PLAT
BOOK 94, PAGE 12, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a copy
of your written defense, if any, to it
on Benjamin W. Hardin, Jr., Es-
quire, of Hardin & Murphy, P.A.,


I-lorio 33'802-3til 4 aid on o bu
lore 25Jl day of Aril, 200b, and to
file the original with the Clerk of
this Court either before service on










March 31, 2005 The Polk County Democrat 7B


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
THOMAS J.' COADY and
MARY LU COADY, Hus
band and Wife,
Plaintiffs,


S


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA
CIVIL DIVISION
IN RE: FORFEITURE OF:
1999 .SILVER DODGE
DURANGO VIN#
1B4H528Y4XF516966


CASE NO.: 2005CA-001106
SECTION: 11
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE
PROCEEDINGS
Wayne Broderick
3123 Crystal Hills Loop
South
Lakeland, Florida 33803
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 Lakeland, in
Polk County, Florida on or
about February 11, 2005, by
the Polk County Sheriff's Office
and Captioned Property is pres-
ently 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 March
16, 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 23rd day
of March. 2005.
CASSANDRA L. DENMARK, ES-
QUIRE -
Polk County Sheriff's Office
455 North Broadway
Bartow, Florida 33830
(863) 534-6294
Florida Bar #0553247
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1098

POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0353
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16434
16222
15208
15197
14733
14589
13952
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
N 1/2 OF NW 1/4 OF SW
1/4 OF NW 1/4 OF NE
1/4 BEING LOT 60 OF
UNREC GROVELAND
HIGHLANDS
Section 05, Township
31, Range 26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
05-31-26-000000-
013130
Name in which assessed:
WAYNE R LISTON
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order, NO
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such .certificate or
certificates will be sold to the-
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of.sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of April which
is the 14th day of April. 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same. conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE .WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWA ,. BARTOW.
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE-(863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
*By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0845


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.
JASON CARPENTER( UN-
KNOWN TENANT I; THE RE-
SERVE PROPERTY OWNERS'
ASSOCIATION, INC., 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.:
53-2004-CA-2912-WH-8
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 8th day of April. 2005,
at 9:00 o'clock A.M., at the East
corridor, first floor, t55 N. Broad-
way in Bartow, Florida 33830 offer
for sale and sell at public putcry to
the highest and best bidder for
cash, the following-described
property situate in Polk County,
Florida:
LOT' 38 OF MEADOW
RIDGE ESTATES
PHASE II, ACCORDING
TO THE MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 97,
PAGE 1, OF THE PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
TOGETHER WITH A
MOBILE HOME LO-
CATED THEREON.
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 8at- day
of March, 2005.
Richard Weiss
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
BY: /s/ Lori Armiio
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Mar. 24, 31, 2005-1005




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA
CIVIL DIVISION
IN RE: FORFEITURE OF:
'EIGHT THOUSAND AND THREE
HUNDRED AND FIFTEEN AND
00/100 DOLLARS ($8,315.00)
U.S. CURRENCY
/

CASE NO.: 2005CA-0011 87
SECTION: 07
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE
PROCEEDINGS
Sherill Parsons
5079 E. Hinson Avenue
Haines City, Florida
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 Haines City, in
Polk County, Florida on or
about February 22, 2005, by
the Polk County Sheriff's Office
and Captioned Property is pres-
ently 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 March
23, 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 23rd day
of March. 2005.
CASSANDRA L. DENMARK, 'ES-
QUIRE
Polk County Sheriff's Office
455 North Broadway
Bartow, Florida 33830
(863) 534-6294
Florida Bar #0553247
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1113


8


NOTICE OF ACTION
05-CA-000252
Estate of Eleanor Kail
v.
Unknown Persons Claiming an
Interest in a certain mobile home
TO: Unknown persons claiming
an interest in a certain mobile
home
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action to for declaratory judgment
to determine ownership of prop-
erty at 5075 Fox Cliff Dr. has
been filed against you and you are
required to serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any, to it.on
Mygnon Evans, plaintiff's attorney,
at 1418 Edgewater Beach Drive,
Lakeland, FL 33805 on or before
April 11, 2005, and to file the origi-
nal with the clerk of this court ei-
ther before service on plaintiff's at-
torney or immediately thereafter;
otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief de-
manded.
DATED on March 7th, 2005.
Richard M. Weiss
As Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ Angelica Herrera
Deputy Clerk
(SEAL)
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-0870



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR SEMINOLE COUNTY,
FLORIDA DOMESTIC RELA-
TIONS DIVISION
IN RE: The Dissolution of Mar-
riage of:
ANGIE BROWER,
Petitioner/Wife
and
TIMOTHY BROWER,
Respondent/Husband.
NOTICE OF ACTION
CASE NO.: 05DR-0587-
02D-G
SECTION: 02
TO: TIMOTHY BROWER
2731 Sunshine Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
Action For Dissolution of Marriage
has been filed against you ant
you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, if any, tc
it on Carolyn Goodman, the peti-
tioner's attorney, whose address is
401 Center Pointe Circle, Ste.
1527, Altamonte, Springs, FL
32701, on or before April 13.
2005, and file the original with the
Clerk of this Court either before
service on the Petitioner's attorney
or immediately thereafter; other-
wise, a default will be'entered
against you for the relief de-
manded in the Petition.
Dated on March 7, 2005.
Maryanne Morse,
As Clerk of the Court
by: Nancy.R. Winter
As Deputy Clerk
GOODMAN & GOODMAN, LLC
Carolyn Goodman
Bar#0194247
401 Center Pointe Cir., Suite 1527
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
407-830-9100
Fax: 407-830-5629
Attorney for Petitioner
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-0881



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
ALENE JOYCE MILLS,
Deceased.
File Number:
05-CP-0644
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
ALENE JOYCE MILLS, de-
ceased, File Number 05CP-0644,
by the Circuit Court for Polk
County, Florida, Probate Division,
the address of which is Post Office
Box 9000, Drawer CC-4, Bartow,
FL 33830; that the descendant's
date of death was February 26,
2005; that the total value of the es-
tate is $38,099.40 and that the
name and address of those to
whom it has been assigned by
such order are:
JULIETTE V. BUCHANAN
1130 North Lake Parker Ave-
nue, #317-B
Lakeland, Florida 33805
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS
ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the estate of the.
decedent and persons having
claims or demands against the es-
tate of the decedent other than
those listed in the Order of Sum-
mary Administration 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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIOD SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DESCENDANT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of the first publication
of this Notice is Thursday, March
31,2005.
Person Giving Notice:
JULIETTE V. BUCHANAN
1130 North Lake Parker Ave-
nue, #317-B
Lakeland, Florida 33805
Attorney for Personal Representa-
tive
CONNIE C. DURRENCE
Attorney
Florida Bar No. 985181
CLARK, CAMPBELL & MAWHIN-
NEY, P.A.
P.O. Box 24627
Lakeland, Florida 33802-4627
Telephone: (863) 647-5337
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1114


IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this
Notice is March 24, 2005:
Personal Representative:
William G. Byrns
1578 Lakeway Drive
Orange Park, Florida 32003
Attorney for Personal Representa-
live:
John F. Tolson, Jr.
Attorney for Willlrm''. Bryns "' ''
Florida Bar No 158781
462 Kingsley Avenue. Suite 101
Orange Park. Florida 32073
Telephone (904) 269-0050
March 24, 31, 2005.1016 -


vs
JOSEPH L. SINDONE, DPM
and MARTENE K. SIN
DONE, ASSOCIATION OF
POINCIANA VILLAGES
INC., and POINCIANA
VILLAGE SEVEN ASSO
CIATION, INC.; FEDERAL
FINANCIAL COMPANY;
LYDIABELLE SORIANC
and LINDA P. DUNCAN
G.W. STROUSE; BLAKE
BAGLEY, d/b/a LAND.
MARK FUNDING; .NA.
TIONAL LOAN INVES-
STORS LP; JEFFERY A.
DAVIS; R. GUERRY JONES
and JAMES F. BRYCE,
d/b/a THREE G INVEST-
MENTS; FORD MOTOR
CREDIT; DOLORES LA-
SAN,
Defendants.
CASE NUMBER:
53-2005-CA-000439-0000-WH
SECTION NO 08
SECOND NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: JEFFREY A. DAVIS
2867 SHADEVILLE ROAD
CRAWFORDVILLE, FLORIDA
32327
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 25th day
of Apri, 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 Plaintiff is seeking to quiet
title on real property described as
follows:
LOT 7, BLOCK 1085, POINCI-
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 21, BLOCK 1088, POIN-
CIANA NEIGHBORHOOD 4, VIL-
LAGE 7, ACCORD G 'O 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 16, BLOCK 456, 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-
CUIT COURT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT
BOOK 55, PAGES 5 THRU 18.
LOT 4, BLOCK 973, POINCI-
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 7, BLOCK 506, 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-.
CUIT COURT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT
BOOK 55, PAGES 5 THRU 18.
In accordance with the Ameri-
cans with Disabilities Act, if you
are a person with disatl"tles
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 10th day
of March, 2005, .
RICHARD M. WEISS,
As Clerk of Said Court
BY: /s/ Linda Richards
As Deputy Clerk.
(COURT SEAL)
Mar. 17, 24, 31, Apr. 7, 2005-0957
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA PRO-
BATE DIVISION '"
IN RE,: ESTATE OF
GLEN A BYRNS
Deceased.
File Number:
05-CP-0452
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of Glen A. Byrns, deceased,:
whose date of death was January
26, 2005, 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, FL 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, 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 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 decedent's es-
tate must file their claims with this
court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION 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 OP DEATH


said Court on the 25th day of
March. 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
.'COUR
BY: /s/ Shirley Deschamps
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-110


S POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0351
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512 -
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
WILLIAM C SOUTHERLAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates, has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
)and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16426
S 16211
15201
15192
14728
14579
S 13948
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:
S 1/2 OF SW 1/4 OF NW
1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF NE
1/4 BEING LOT 41 OF
UNREC GROVELAND
HIGHLANDS
Section 05, Township
31, Range.26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER:
05-31-26-000000-
011030 '
Name in which assessed: FORD
N RACKLEY
All of said property being in the
County of Polk', State of Flor-
ida. To redeem property, pay-
ment must be made by Cashi-
er's Check or Money Order. NQ
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. .Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate or
certificates will be sold to the
highest bidder for CASH at the
Polk County Courthouse, Main
Lobby, exact location to be
posted in Main Lobby on date
of sale, on the second Thurs-
day in the Month of April which
is the 14th day of April 2005
beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILI-
TIES NEEDING A SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED DEPT,
255 N. BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA 33830-9000 TELE-
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR
534-4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2005-
0843



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REG-
ISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.,
HOMECOMINGS FINANCIAL
NETWORK, INC.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
BRIAN A. CLARK; ESTHER A.
HAYGOOD; WILLIAM HAY-
GOOD; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
BRIAN A. CLARK; UNKNOWN
TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT
II; KEVIN M. KOCEJA; MORT-
SGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRA-
TION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMI-
NEE FOR SEBRING CAPITAL
PARTNERS, LP; 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-1015-WH-07
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:
KEVIN M. KOCEJA
629 DROMERDARY COURT
KISSIMMEE, FL 34758
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 29, Block 124, of POIN-
CIANA NEIGHBORHOOD 3,
VILLAGE 3, according to the
Official Plat thereof, as re-
corded In Plat Book 52,
Page(s) 19 through 31, of
the 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. Default Date: 5-2-05.
WITNESS my hand and seal of


time, and name of bid PCOC-
CONTRACTOR (AIR CONDI-
TIONER) #2005-06. If hand deliv-
ered, proposals must be dated
and time stamped by receptionist.
Vendors may pick up proposal
specifications at the above ad-
dress. For further information call
(863) 533-0015 ext 147 or ext 143.
PROPOSAL
CONTRACTOR (AIR CONDI-
TIONER) 2 LOCATIONS
Polk County Opportunity
Council, Inc., reserves the
right to accept or reject any
and all bids and to waive any
and all irregularities or techni-
calities of the bids, whichever
would be in the best interest of
Clients) and Polk County Op-
portunity Council, Inc.
Mar. 24, 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1028


POLK COUNTY DEMOCRAT
#2005-0348
SALE DATE: 4/14/2005
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
(CHAPTER 197.512-
FLORIDA STATUTES)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
THAT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
THAT WILLIAM C. SOUTHER-
LAND
the holder of the following cer-
tificates has filed said certifi-
cates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance,
the description of the property
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.
16405
16188
15182
15170
14707
14559
13931
YEARS OF ISSUANCE
5/31/2001
5/31/2002
5/31/2000
5/28/1999
5/29/1998
5/30/2003
5/30/1997
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:
E 300 FT OF W 2440 FT OF E 3/4
OF SEC LYING N OF A LINE 630
FT NLY FROM & PARALLEL
WITH NLY LINE OF FLA POWER
LIGHT CO EASEMENT LESS N
3840 FT BEING LOT 268 OF UN-
REC GROVELAND HIGHLANDS
EAST
Section 04, Township 31, Range
26
PROPERTY ID NUMBER: 04-31-
26-000000-023040
Name in which assessed:
HARRY O KEEHN
All of said property being in the
County of Polk, State of Florida.
To redeem property, payment
must be made by Cashier's
Check or Money Order. MN.
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE
ACCEPTED. Unless such cer-
tificate or certificates shall be
redeemed according to law, the
property described In such cer-
tificate or certificates will be
sold to the highest bidder for
CASH at the Polk County Court-
house, Main Lobby, exact loca-
tion to be posted In Main Lobby
on date of sale on the second
Thursday in the Month of Apri
which is the 14th day of April,
2005 beginning at 8:30 A.M. with
lunch recess at Noon, until
completion; and, if necessary,
continue on a day to day basis
under the same conditions as
the first' sale day, during the
regular hours of the Clerk's Of-
fice until completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-
TIES ACT, PERSONS WITH DIS-
ABILITIES NEEDING A SPECIAL
ACCOMMODATION TO REVIEW
TAX DEED RECORDS AND/OR
PARTICIPATE AT THE TAX
DEED SALES SHOULD CON-
TACT: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT, ATTN: TAX DEED
DEPOT, 255 N. BROADWAY,
BARTOW, FLORIDA 33830-9000
PHONE (863) 534-4528 OR 534-
4529.
DATED this 3/3/2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
CLERK CIRCUIT COURT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: MARY ANN PETROVICH,
Deputy Clerk
March 10, 17, 24, 31,2005-0840
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF. FLORIDA IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY
CITY OF LAKELAND
Plaintiff,
vs.
DESI B. LULE,
Defendant.
Case No.
53-2005CA-000016-
0000-LK
Section 11
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: DESI B. LULE
710 Bivens Avenue
Tallahassee, FL 32315
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action to forfeit the following prop-
erty in Polk County, Florida:
THREE THOUSAND
FOUR HUNDRED TEN
DOLLARS
($3,410.00) IN U.S.
CURRENCY,
has been filed against you, and
you are. required to serve a.
copy of your written defenses,
if any, to it on CHARLES E: JA-
COBSON III, ESQUIRE, Plaintiff's
attorney, whose address is 219
North Massachusetts Avenue,
Lakeland, Florida, 33801, on or
before April 25. 2005. 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 for Forfeiture
and Verified Supporting Affida-
vit.
.DATED on March 14 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ Shirley Deschamps
As DeputyClerk
Mar. 17; 24,31, Apr. 7, 2005-'0955
NOTICE TO BID
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
proposals as listed below shall be
received by the Polk County Op-
portunity Council, Inc., up to 1:00
P.M. on Monday. April 4. 2005 at
5:00 p.m.
Mail or hand deliver bids to:
Polk County Opportunity Coun-
cil, Inc.
450 West Main Street,
P.O. Box 160
Bartow, FL 33830
All proposals must be submitted in
an envelope or suitable convey-
ance clearly marked with the date,


ACT, persons with disabilities
needing a special accommodation
should contact Clerk of the Circuit
Court at the Polk County Court-
house, 1st Floor, 255 N. Broad-
way, Bartow, Florida 33830, or
agency sending notice not later
than seven days prior to the pro-
ceeding at the address given on
this notice. Telephone: (941) 534-
4488; (1-800) 955-8771 (TDD) or
(1-800) 955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service.
WITNESS my hand and seal of
this Court on this 25th day of
March, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
By: /s/Angelica lHei. uc.
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1096


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.
PATRICK MATTHEWS A/K/A
PATRICK R. MATTHEWS, IF LIV-
ING, AND IF DEAD, THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUS-
TEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST PATRICK MATTHEWS
A/K/A PATRICK R. MATTHEWS;
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
PATRICK MATTHEWS A/K/A
PATRICK R. MATTHEWS, IF
ANY; SUNRIDGE WOODS AS-
SOCIATION, INC.; JOHN DOE
AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN
TENANTS IN POSSESSION
DEFENDANTS)
CASE NO:
53-04CA-4993-SEC04
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Summary Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated
March 9 2005 entered in Civil
Case No. 53-04CA-4993-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 13th day of Aril, 2005 the fol-
lowing described property as set
forth in said Summary Final Judg-
ment, to-wit:
LOT 18, OF SUNRIDGE
WOODS PHASE 3, AC-
CORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF, AS
'RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 98, AT PAGES 2
AND 3, OF THE PUB-
LIC 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 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 11th day of March,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Lori Armijo
Deputy Clerk
(CIRCUIT COURT SEAL)
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1084
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDIC-
TION DIVISION
BANKUNITED, FSB,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JOHN JOSEPH BURKE, if living
and if deceased, et al.,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2005-CA-000687-0000-WH-
SEC-08
NOTICE OF ACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE-
PROPERTY
TO: JOHN JOSEPH BURKE and
LISA ACTION
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 65 ST
JOHN PARK EAST, CLON-
DALKIN DUBLIN 22, IRELAND
CURRENT ADDRESS: UN-
KNOWN
and any unknown parties who
are or may be interested in the
subject matter of this action
whose names and residences,
after diligent search an inquiry,
are unknown to Plaintiff and
which said unknown parties
may claim as heirs, devisees,
grantees, assignees, lienors,
creditors, trustees other claim-
ants claiming by, through, un-
der or against the said Defen-
dant(s), JOHN JOSEPH
BURKE and LISA ACTION,
who is not known to be dead
or alive.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that an action to foreclose a mort-
gage on the following property in
POLK County, Florida, to wit:
LOT 171, LAKE DAVEN-
PORT ESTATES WEST
PHASE TWO, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
101, PAGES 28 AND 29,
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 BRUCE JACOBS ESQUIRE,
Plaintiff's attorney, whose address
is LAW OFFICES OF CAMNER,
LIPSITZ AND POLLER, P.A., 550
Biltmore Way, Suite 700, Coral
Gables, Florida 33134 on or be-
fore thirty (30) days from first pub-
lication date, and file the original
with the Clerk of this Court by May
2, 2005 either before service on
Plaintiff's attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise, a default will
be entered against you for the re-
lief demanded in the Complaint.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES


AFTER THE DATE 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, 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
PARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING
THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY
CLAIM FILED TWO (2)


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVI-
SION
ABN AMRO MORTGAGE
GROUP, INC., SUCCESSOR BY
MERGER 10 ATLANTIC MORT-
GAGE & INVESTMENT CORPO-
RATION,
PLAINTIFF,
VS.
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE,
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDI-
TORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL
OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN
INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UN-
DER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE
OF DON LAW A/K/A DON C.
LAW, DECEASED; CASA DEL
SOL (WINTER HAVEN) CONDO-
MINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC.;
PRO FAB-TECH, INC.; JOHN
DOE AND JANE DOE AS UN-
KNOWN TENANTS IN POSSES-
SION
DEFENDANTSS.
CASE NO:
53-05CA-0397-SEC11
NOTICE OF ACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE
TO: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE,
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDI-
TORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL
OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN
INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UN-
DER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE
OF DON LAW A/K/A DON C.
LAW, DECEASED, whose resi-
dence is unknown:
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTI-
FIED that an action to fore-
close a mortgage on the follow-
ing property:
APARTMENT NO, 87,
CASA DEL SOL CON-
DOMINIUM-PHASE I,
HEREINAFTER CALLED
THE "CONDOMINIUM"
ACCORDING TO THE
DECLARATION OF
CONDOMINIUM DATED
JUNE 22, 1976, FILE
FOR RECORD JULY 7,
1976, AND RECORDED
IN OFFICIAL RECORD
BOOK 1699, AT
PAGES 1351-1404 OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA; TOGETHER
WITH AN UNDIVIDED
INTEREST IN THE COM-
MON ELEMENTS DE-
CLARED IN THE DEC-
LARATION OF CONDO-
MINIUM TO BE APPUR-
TENANT TO SUCH
APARTMENT.
has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a
copy of your written defenses,
if any, to it on DAVID J. STERN,
ESQ. Plaintiff's attorney, whose
address is 801 S University
Drive, #500, Plantation, FL
33324 on or before May 2.
2005 (no later than 30 days
from the date of the first publi-
,cation of this notice of action)
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 entered
against you for the relief de-
manded in the complaint or pe-
tition filed herein.
WITNESS my hand and the seal
of this Court at POLK County,
Florida, this 22nd day of March.
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. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1091



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
LOIS ELAINE MILES,
DECEASED.
FILE NO.:
05CP-0395
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
AND
NOTICE OF
ADMINISTRATION
(Intestate)
The administration of the
Estate of LOIS ELAINE
MILES File Number 05CP-
0395, 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 estate is Intestate.
The name and address of the
Personal Representative and
th.e Personal Representative'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


DATED this 16th day of Fubruary,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of Courts
By /s/ Lori Armijo
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
March 24, 31, 2005-997



The following vehicles ',il be
Sold at Public Auction on
04/18/05 for unpaid towing
and storage charges.
1991 Honda Prelude
VIN# JHMBA41 20MC023925
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. 31, 2005-1090


YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE
OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of the first publica-
on of this Notice is March 31.
o05.
Personal Representative:
JLSSICA ELAINE SHAF-
FER
630 1/Z West Ez Gqallie
Blvd.
Melbourne, lorida 32935
Attorney for Personal Repre-
sentative:
ANDREW P. TRAKAS, ESQUIRE
Andrew P. Trakas, P. A.
P. O. Drawer 1151
Winter Haven, Florida, 33882-
1151
Florida Bar #106270
Telephone: 863 299-5675
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1116

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA
CIVIL DIVISION
IN RE: FORFEITURE OF:
2000 FORD CROWN VICTORIA
VIN# 2FAFP71WSYX167667
/

CASE NO.: 2005CA-001129
SECTION: 11
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE
PROCEEDINGS
CHRIS ALLEN CHASE
623 ARIANA STREET
LAKELAND, FLORIDA
33803
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 Lakeland, in
Polk County, Florida on or
about February 12, 2005, by
the Polk County Sheriff's Office
and Captioned Property is pres-
ently 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 March
18, 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 23rd day
of March. 2005.
CASSANDRA L. DENMARK, ES-
QUIRE
Polk County Sheriff's Office
455 North Broadway
Bartow, Florida 33830
(863) 534-6294
Florida Bar #0553247
Mar. 31, Apr. 7, 2005-1099


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
ELIZABETH BROWN LAWTON,
formerly known as ELIZABETH
BROWN,
Plaintiff,
Vs.
HEATHER L. TIPPER, a single
woman, JOHN DOE, Unknown
Tenant in Possession; KELLY
HARDWICK and POLK COUNTY,
Defendant.
Case Number:
53-2004-CA-0Q4887-0000-WH
SECTION NO: 07
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that pursuant to a Final Judgment
entered in the above entitled
cause in the Circuit Court of Polk
County, Florida, I will sell the prop-
erty situate in Polk County, Flor-
ida, described as:
THE EAST 1/2 OF LOT 29,
AND THE EAST 1/2 OF LOT
32, LAKE DALE ADDITION
TO AUBURNDALE, according
to map or plat thereof, as re-
corded in Plat Book 7, Page 4,
Public Records of Polk
County, Florida.
Commonly known as: 215
Bishop Street, Auburndale,
FL
at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder for cash, in the East
Corridor, First Floor, Polk
County Courthouse. 255 North
Broadway. Polk County in Bar-
tow. Florida, at 9:00 A.M. on the
15th day of April. 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 hl arir,j or voc,
impaired, call TDD (853) 034-7777
or Florida Relay Seivicus 711.







The Polk County Democrat


March 31. 2005


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NELL NELSON, REALTOR*GRI, CRS 533-1767






Beautiful country estate with out 816 Lanier, Ft. Meade. 3/1, pretty 5/1.5 on Steward. $45,000
buildings and acreage. $225,000 home on large lot. $69,000







Two or three bedrooms, new roof, 655 Formosa. 73 x 130. $15,500 Block home, 2 bedrooms, family
windows, screened pool, CHA. room, screened porch with tile floor
$45,000 & bonus room. $99,500






3/1 large family room with fireplace, 3 Bedroom, 1 bath, new roof, new 1115 Lightsey. 4/2, front room, living
screened porch on Southside of, CHA on large fenced lot. $69,000 room, dining room, 2 car garage on
Bartow. $115,000 76 x 132 lot. $130,000

RENTALS
FBPa "d 3/2 Eleanore..........................$750
2/1 Oak .................................$550
: 2/2 6th.................................$525

Highway 17 South. Commercial, Laundromat including equipment, ..............
130 x 102. $28,000 central location in Ft. Meade. $120,000

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Public Notices


Notice of Public Hearing
City of Bartow
The Planning and Zoning Commission (Local Planning Agency) of the
City of Bartow will hold a Public Hearing at5:30 p.m., Monday, April 11,
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 #A-05-05 Review ard recommendation to the City Commis-
sion of a request to annex approximately 0.78 acres of property into the
incorporated limits of the City of Bartow. The property is owned by the
City of Bartow and is located on the east side of County Road 555; 1/4
mile north of McLeod Street In Section 12, Township 30 South, Range 24
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:
Planning Department
PO Box 1069
Bartow, Florida 33831
Mar. 31, 2005-1102


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
IN RE: THE MARRIAGE OF
DOLORES MARIE WOODHALL,
Wife
and
RICHARD DANIEL WOODHALL,
.JR.,
Husband.
NOTICE OF ACTION DIS-
SOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
CASE NO.: 53-2005DR-
002507-0000-LK
SECTION: 2
TO: RICHARD DANIEL WOOD-
HALL, JR.
Last Known Address:
113 Jackson Street
Wilmington, IL 60481
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 Attorney, on or before
April 21. 2005, and file the original
with the Clerk of this Court either
before service on the Petitioner's
attorney or immediately thereafter;
otherwise, a default will be entered
against you for the relief de-
manded 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
CHILD.
Dated this 17th day of March,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Courts
BY: /s/ Diane Coleman
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
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Notice of Public Hearing
City 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, April 11,
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 #Z-05-04 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 R-1, Single Family Residential to R-3, Multiple
Family Residential and C-4, Neighborhood Commercial. The property is
owned by Kings Partnership and is located on the northeast corner of the
intersection of Clower Street and CR 555 in Sections 12 & 13, Township
30 South. Range 24 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:
Planning Department
PO Box 1069
Bartow, Florida 33831
Mar. 31, 2005-1103
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Notice of Public Hearing
City 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, April 11,
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 #A-05-06 Review and recommendation to the City Commis-
sion of a request to annex approximately 2.0 acres of property into the in-
corporated limits of the City of Bartow. The property is owned by the Ce-
leste B. Lyle and is located on the south side of Lyle Parkway; 1/2 mile
east of Maple Avenue in Section 36, Township 29 South, Range 24 East,
Polk County, Florida.
Application #CPA-05-13-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 the Celeste B. Lyle and is
located on the south side of Lyle Parkway; 1/2 mile east of Maple Avenue
in Section 36, Township 29 South, Range 24 East, Polk County, Florida.
Application #Z-05-05 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
the Celeste B. Lyle and is located on the south side of Lyle Parkway; 1/2
mile east of Maple Avenue in Section 36, Township 29 South, Range 24
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 copyof 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:
Planning Department
PO Box 1069
Bartow, Florida 33831
Mar. 31,2005-1104


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Notices


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: E-T.TTE ,I'F
GRANT HOUSTON
Deceased.
File'No.
04 CP-2287
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the es-
tate of GRANT HOUSTON,
deceased, whose date of death
was April 24th, 2003, File
Number 04 CP-2287, is pend-
ing'in the Circuit Court for
POLK County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which
is Post Office Box 9000,
Drawer C-4, Bartow,
Florida 33831-9000. 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 decedent's
estate, on whom a copy of this no-
tice is served must file their claims
with this Court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-
TER THE CDTE OF-,TER'.'lCE OF
A COP. :..F T-i', rI':.Tl-:' 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 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 the first publication
of this Notice is Thursday Novem-
ber25.2004.
Personal Representative:
LYNNE T. HOUSTON
2780 Lake Pierce Drive
Lake Wales, FL 33898
LAW OFFICES OF J. KELLY
KENNEDY
Attorneys for Personal Represen-
tative
1981ST ST S
WINTER HAVEN. FL 33880-3004
Telephone: (863) 294-1114
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Licensed and Insured.
BIG JOSH TREE SERVICE
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CALVIN'S HAULING INC.
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DALE BAILEY'S
Sod, mulch, fill dirt, grading,
irrigation .supplies, landscap-
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tow. (863)533-0624.
JT PAINTING and Pressure
Cleaning. Interior, exterior,
and all types of small repairs.
Free estimates. 1-888-689-
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Apartments, Residential,
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LAWNCARE: DAVID will do
mowing, trimming, edging and
small landscaping. Call 863-
205-1887 or 863-944-6906
leave message.
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.
SUDS-N-SHINE CLEANING
SERVICE Crystal clean shine
every time. Services provided
include laundry and light
housekeeping. For economi-
cal pricing, call Candice 863-
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Complete tree service availa-
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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.
DINING ROOM set, dark
wood, rectangular table with 6
upholstered chairs, lighted
china cabinet, buffet with
drawers. Excellent condition,
$400. 533-6834.
DINNET GLASS table w/4
chairs. Brand new. Asking
$300. Please call if interested
@ 519-3486.
FRIGIDAIRE NEW, energy
saver upright $499 new-sell
for $280. 533-6338 days, after
5:00 533-9277.
SAMMY MIZELL:
Great Large and Small
Tree Source.
Palms, Oak, Pine, Sycamore,
Crepe Myrtle,
Magnolia, etc.
Special prices for quantity!

SCall for info and appointment.
Ph:'863-683-3497.
TREADMILL, EXERCISE bi-
cycle $100. Kubota B 6200
tractor $4,000. 533-4744.

WINTER CLEARANCE
Davis Tree Farm-Replanting,
must clear field! Need to re-
place 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-
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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.net, 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.
WANTED
FEMALE ROOMMATE want-
ed to share nice 2 bedroom
house in Bartow. Half rent
$320 and half utilities 271-
0026 or 534-1263.
LOCAL EXPLORERS Post
needs folding tables in good
repair for classroom. Please
call 519-5242. We will pick up.

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

MOBILE HOME
FOR SALE
HIGHLAND CITY on 2 lots. 3
bedroom, 1 1/2 baths, 2 bed-
room, new a/c-heat, 2 sheds,
one needs some work,
.$69,000. 640-0723.
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.,
NEW 1,000 sq. ft. office suite
for lease in Bartow. $1100 per
month. Call Quality Realty &
Investments, 533-0888.


VEHICLE
FOR SALE
1987 FORD F-150 4 x 4,
$1,200 OBO. Call 537-1866.
1999 OLDSMOBILE 88 Anni-
versary addition. 4dr, loaded,
leather seats, excellent condi-
tion, 25 miles/gal., 95,000
miles, $6,500 firm. 863-398-
22611 cell.
FORD RANGER, regular cab,
auto, tilt, cruise, air, new tires,
2002, $6,990. 412-8899.


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GARAGE SALE
795 MANOR Dr., Bartow,
April 2, 8 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Dishes, Christmas items,
clothing, bicycle and more.
915 S. Kissengen Avenue
corner Kissengen and Lusk.'
Everything must go. Saturday
and Sunday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
BIG MOVING sale, Saturday
7-? Richland Manor. 1150
Luke Avenue. Furniture and
more.
FRIDAY, APRIL 1st. and Sat-
urday, April 2nd. 1575 S.
McAdoo Avenue, 8:00 a.m. till
HUGE SALE
April 1,2005, 8:00-1:00.
Bartow City Hall
450 N. Wilson Ave.
100% of proceeds go to_
Relay for Life,
American Cancer Society
Clothes, furniture, house-
hold. Lots of everything.
JR. WOMEN'S Club (inside)
Corner Charleston and NE
5th. Saturday, April 2, 8:00-
1:00., All proceeds go to
American Cancer Society.
Fort Meade
MULTI FAMILY Sale. Satur-
day, 8:00-1:00 at Robin Drive/
Heather Court, Peace River
Oaks. Clothing, lots of miscel-
laneous.
SATURDAY, 8:00-? 1665
Lakeside Drive, corner of 555
and Clower. 2 family. Shoes,
clothes, toys, children's
books, tools, lots miscellane-
ous.
YARD SALE sponsored y the
First Methodist Adult Relay for
Life Team. Saturday, April
2nd. from 7:00 to noon, early
birds welcome. Refrigerator,
washing machine, two spinet
organs, clothing, miscellane-
ous household items, odds
and ends. All proceeds to the
American Cancer Society.
450 Manor Driye, Bartow.



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HOUSE
FOR RENT
2 BEDROOM, 1 bath, seclud-
ed house on Lake Buffum .
References required. Security
deposit and $550 per month.
863-537-2611.
2 OR 3 bedroom, all applian-
ces, washer/dryer hookups.
Excellent location. Call 647-
1958 or 640-4745.
3 BEDROOM, 1 bath, CHA,
stove, refrigerator, dishwash-
er, fenced back yard. Close to
schools, No pet. Good loca-
tion. 533-4088.
LARGE 3 bedroom, 2 bath,
CHA, Available April 1st. Very
private neighborhood. No ani-
mals. Has jacuzzi tub, swim-
ming pool, large lot. Pool and
lawn service included. $1300
per month. 533-3592 or 559-
6500.
TAKING APPLICATIONS 2
bedroom, 1 bath, appliances,
air, ceiling fans, looking for
stable family. 1 year lease. No
pets. First, last, and deposit.
533-0243 after 5:00.



HOUSE
FOR SALE
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 WHITE brick
house in desired South Bar-
tow neighborhood on water-
front. 2400 sq. ft, 3 bedroom,
2 bath, split plan, formal Ir/dr,
den large family room with
lake view. Attached garage
plus unattached garage with
carport. New roof this year, 3
year old AC, appliances, huge
yard, Asking $290,000.00.
Call for appointment at 537-
0966 or 533-7374.

MOBILE HOME
FOR RENT
BUY OR lease option. 2 bed-
room shed Highland City lot
included. $550-$35,000. 863-
640-0723.


GENERAL
HELP WANTED


WELDERS WANTED !
10 FULL TIME
POSITIONS OPEN
NOW


Local Company seeks MIG
welders with 1-2 years ex-
perience welding heavy
steel. Salary commensurate
with ability.

We offer competitive wages
including Group Life &
Health Inc., 401(k) with
Company Match, Paid Vac.
& Holidays, and Profit-Shar-
ing.

Apply at: Human Resources
Department
General Engines Co., Inc.
DBA: Eager Beaver Trailers
14893 Highway 27
Lake Wales, FL. 33853
Phone: (863)638-1421
x 223
Fax: (863) 638-3705.


CHILDCARE SPECIALIST
needed for a Christian School.
Must love working with chil-
dren. Flexible and a team
worker. 519-0096.
DRIVER-OTR
$1500 Sign-on Bonus!
Excellent Pay/Benefits.
CDL-A, 2 years exp.
DOT/Company Physical,
Drug Screen.
Purdy Brothers Trucking
800-745-7290
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
JOURNEYMAN MEAT
Cutter/Assistant Manager
needed for growing independ-
ent supermarket in the Frost-
proof area. $10.00
$12.00/hr. starting rate. or we
will train the right candidate.
DFWP EOE. Contact Eddy in
person or call 863-635-2491.
LAKE WALES Curves for
Women, full or part time posi-
tion available for a mature,
well organized, detail oriented
individual. Call 863-258-6047.
MANAGER, MANAGER-
TRAINEE, clerk. Apply XYZ
Liquors, 295 US Highway 17
South, Bartow.
MARKETING ADMINISTRA-
TIVE SUPPORT.
The Marketing Department at
Historic Bok Sanctuary is
seeking to fill the full-time po-
sition of Marketing Administra-
tive Support. This position will
provide a variety of complex
administrative support func-
tions for the Director of Mar-
keting and/or marketing staff.
For additional details regard-
ing this position and informa-
tion on resume/application
submission, please visit our
website at
www.boksanctuary.org.
DFWP/EOE

MEDICAL
HELP WANTED
MEDICAL OFFICE Recep-
tionist. Call 285-7171. Ask for
Angelica 8:30 to 2:30.


AL


GENERAL
HELP WANTED
NEEDED PART time caution
flaggers for local motor cross
track. Saturday and Sunday
from 8:30-4:15. Call- 224-
0238.
PART-TIME DELIVERY/
STORE HELP
'Hours-8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.,
M-F, 9 to 12 noon Saturday.
High School Diploma, good
driving record and clean back-
ground required. Paid Holi-
days and Vacation. Call for
appointment to (863)285-
8162.
PEACE RIVER PACKING
COMPANY accepting applica-
tions for experienced fork lift
operators. 285-7164.
POSITION IN CITY OF FORT
MEADE'S ELECTRIC DE-
PARTMENT.
THE CITY OF FORT MEADE
is accepting applications for
the position of Line Helper in
the Electric Department. the
position's essential job func-
tions include ground work in
assisting in erecting distribu-
tion lines, including poles, ca-
ble, wire, operating line truck
and related equipment. Em-
ployee will also be required to
perform other job-related du-
ties as directed. Graduation
from an accredited high
school or possession of an
acceptable equivalency diplo-
ma. Ability to secure a valid
Florida Commercial Driver's
License EOE. Call (863)
285-1119,,ext. 1, for further
information. Applications ac-
cepted until job filled.

SunTrust
has
positions now
available! Go to
www.suntrust.com
to apply.
EOE M/F/D/

THE OAKS School is taking
applications for Music teach-
er. Please call 533-5539 or
Fax resume to 533-9511.

Welders & Welder/Fitters
Must have a minimum of 1
year of production Welding.
Fitters must be experienced
with ability to build from draw-
ings. Starting pay commensu-
rate with ability. Life, Health
and S.T. Disability, 401(k)
with Co. match, Profit Shar-
ing, 9 paid holidays. Year-end
bonus and vacation. Apply in
person at: Human Resources
General Engines Co., Inc.
Mfg. of Eager Beaver Trailers
14893 Highway 27
Lake Wales, FL. 33859
MECHANIC Bowling Green
Small Engine. Must have
tools and transportation. Call
863-375-4056.
NEED PART-TIME house-
keeper. Some cooking, 4
hours/day, 3 days per week.
References required.
533-6459.
NOW HIRING waitress, full
and part time. Bartow Family
Restaurant. 534-8048.


APARTMENT
FOR RENT
1 bedroom, A/C, stove, refrig-
erator, washer & dryer. No
pets. Suitable for adults. 533-
4088.
2 BEDROOM, fully furnished,
ac, cable and tv included!
Nice neighborhood $750 per
month plus security deposit
required. Call Sheila 863-375-
9988 or 863-285-7203.
495 GUAVA Street Apt. #3,
Bartow 1 bedroom/1 bath,
$325 month, $300 deposit,
Call 863-603-7715 or 863-
533-3900.
505 S. Central apt. #2, Bartow
2 bedroom, 1 bath, $425
month, $400 deposit. Call
863-603-7715 or 863-533-
4482.
COLONIAL SQUARE Apart-
ments. Remodeled 1 and 2
bedroom. Starting at $445.
Water, sewer, garbage includ-
ed. 533-4651.
EFFICIENCY APARTMENT
all utilities included, swimming
pool. 533-5553.
NEW 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath,
w/d hookups. $500 security,
$550 rent. 863-285-6691.
SHADY, QUIET concrete
block, 2 bedroom, 2 bath,
CHA, appliances, hookups,
carpet, screen porch. $550
monthly, $550 deposit.
(863)533-2003- NO PETS.
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

LOST
BLACK LABRADOR in Fort
Meade. REWARD. 863-559-
3237.
FOUND
WHITE WITH 1 black ear
young dog area of Kissingen.
Very friendly. 533-1791.
FREE
55-GALLON STEEL Drums.
Contain residue of soy-based
printing ink. They're behind
The Democrat on Summerlin
Street. Help yourself.
DOG TO good home only. 1/2
Welsh/Corgi and 1/2 ? Tan
neutered female approximate-
ly 6 years old, very sweet,
great with children. 533-5248.
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.


Have something to sell?
Call The Democrat,
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Creamy Garlic Dip
Makes 10 (2-tablespoon) servings
1 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1/2 cup dy Nestle Carnation Instant Nonlin Dry Milk
2 tablespoons sliced green onions
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
COMBINE sour cream, dry milk, giceen onions.,
vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper in small bowl:
stir until smooth. Serve with assorted cut-up
vegetables.
Nutritional analysis per serving: 76 eohtries,
5g protein, 3g fat (25 calories from I'.ti.
7g carbohydrate, 10mg cholesterol,
Og fiber 190nmg sodium, 15% daily
value calcium

Creamy Fruit Smoothie
Makes 4 servings
3 cups fresh, frozen
(unsweetened) or
canned fruit, drained
1 1/3 cups (3.2 ounce
envelope) dry Nestle Carnation ,
Nonfat Dry Milk *
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup ice cubes '
2 tablespoons granulated .
sugar (optional)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
PLACE fruit, dry milk, water,
ice, sugar and vanilla extract in
blender; cover. Blend until smboth. ,
NOTE: For a tropical drink, try a
mixture of mango, papaya and
pineapple to make
up 3 cups fruit. Follow directions above.
Nutritional analysis per serving:
150 calories, 9g protein, 0.5g fat
(5 calories from fat), 28g carbohydrate.
5mg cholesterol, 2g fiber; 125mg sodium.
30% daily value calcium







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intake. Get the most calcium by adding 1
tablespoon of nonfat dry milk to many of the
foods you eat every day. Make it a habit to
get more calcium this wholesome and natur-
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1 tablespoon of...

Nonfat dry milk
Fat-free evaporated milk
Fat-free plain yogurt
Refrigerated fat-free milk


Zesty Potato Salad
Makes 8 servings
1/4 cup dry Nestle Carnation
Instant Nonfat Dry Milk
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup Dijon-style mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground
black pepper
2 pounds (about 6 large)
red-skinned potatoes, cut
into 1-inch cubes, cooked,
drained and cooled
2 cups green beans, cut into
1-inch pieces, blanched
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/4 cup sliced green onions
Lettuce leaves (optional)
COMBINE dry milk, water, mustard,
salt and pepper in small bowl until well
mixed. Combine,potatoes, green beans,
bell pepper and onions in large bowl;
add milk dressing and toss well to coat.
Serve immediately or refrigerate. Serve
over lettuce leaves.
Nutritional analysis per serving:
160 calories, 8g protein, 1.5g fat (15
calories from fat), 30g carbohydrate,
5mg cholesterol, 4g fibet; 330mrg sodi-
um, 20% daily value calcium


Banana Nut Bread
Makes 2 loaves
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/3 cups (3.2-ounce envelope) dry
Nestle Carnation Nonfat
Dry Milk
4 teaspoons baking' powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 large eggs .
3 1/2 cups (about 7 medium) mashed
very ripe bananas ,
2 cups'granulated sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup chopped walnuts.
PREHEAT oven to 3500F. Grease two
9 x 5-inch loaf pans.
COMBINE flour, dry milk, baking pow-
der and cinnamon in medium bowl. Beat
eggs, bananas, sugar and vegetable oil in
large mixer howl on medium speed until
well blended. Gradually beat in flour
mixture; stir in nuts. Spoon into prepared
loaf pans.
BAKE 60 to 65 minutes or until wooden
pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes;
remove to wire racks to cool completely.
Nutritional analysis per serving:
310 calories, 6gprotein, 14g fat (120
calories from fal), 43g carbohydrate,
35mg cholesterol, 2g fibe,; 115mg sodi-
umn, 10% daily value calcium


Amount
of calcium
- 55mg
- 45mg
, 30mg
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i enient pantr% product can help fight osieoporosis bI the spoonful. Over 44
million American women and men aged 50 and older have osteoporosis or low
bone masi. About half of American children under 5 years of age don't get enough
calcium in their diets And once children reach their teen years, more than 85% of
girls and 601% of boys don't get their recommended dgily;.allowance of calcium.
Since lo\ lifetime calcium intake is one of the risk factors for osteoporosis. it makes
sense to start building stronger bones in childhood, then continue through life. One
easy and delicious way to automatically increase your family\ 's cjlcinm intake is to
sprinkle nonfat dry milk into your recipes. With no fat and only 15 calories per table-
spoonful, nonfat dry milk not only adds bone-building nutrients, it also contributes .
other good things.
Sprinkle nonfat dry milk into your favorite meatloaf mixture to help keep it moist.
Add it to breads, muffins and cakes for better texture and browning. Fortified with vita-
mins A and D, with D aiding calcium absorption, the "magic crystals" can also enrich
smoothies, egg dishes, dips, puddings, mashed potatoes, soups and sauces. Sprinkle it
on!
For more calcium-boosting recipes and information, visit VeryBestBaking.com/calci-


Confetti Frittata
Makes 4 servings
2 cartons (8 ounces each) egg
substitute
11/3 cups (3.2-ounce envelope) dry
Nestle Carnation Nonfat
Dry Milk
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded
reduced-fat cheddar cheese
2 cups (about 6 ounces) sliced
fresh mushrooms
1/2 cup finely chopped red bell
pepper
2 medium green onions, sliced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black
pepper
PREHEAT oven to 400F. Spray
10-inch ovenproof skillet with nonstick
cooking spray.
COMBINE egg substitute and dry milk
in medium bowl; mix thoroughly. Stir
in cheese, mushrooms, bell pepper,
green onions, salt and black pepper.
Pour mixture in prepared skillet.
BAKE 30 to 35 minutes or until set in
center. Cool on wire rack 5 minutes,
then cut into wedges and serve.
Nutritional analysis per serving:
300 calories, 38g protein, 8g fat (70
calories from fat), 17g carbohydrate,
15ing cholesterol. Ig fibet; 980mng sodi-
un, 60% daily value calcium


Out of My


Range


by Peggy Kehoe


Many of us take vitamins and dietary supplements,
including calcium, but the best way to get enough cal-
cium is from the foods we eat.
Dairy foods are excellent sources of calcium, but to
watch our fat and cholesterol intake, we should
choose low-fat or fat free milk, yogurt, and cheese. A
number of low-fat cheeses are on the market, and
many are quite delicious, even to a cheese lover like
me.
Other good sources are leafy green vegetables such
as broccoli, collards, turnip greens, mustard greens,
cabbage and kale. Canned salmon (including the
mashed bones) and sardines are high in calcium, too.
Because the oxalic acid in some green vegetables and
phytic acid in grains interfere with calcium absorp-
tion, the calcium in whole grains and spinach, chard,
and beet greens is less available than from other
foods.
Many people still need supplemental calcium, but
to increase your intake try these recipes from a vari-
ety of sources, including Kraft, Nabisco, whymilk.com,
state extension services and osteoporosis organiza-
tions.

Zesty Ricotta Bake
1 pkg. (16 oz.) corkscrew past
1 pkg. (6 oz.) grated part-skim mozzarella cheese
1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed
2 eggs, beaten
15 1/2 oz. part-skim ricotta cheese
1 jar (14 oz.) prepared spaghetti sauce
2/3 cup parmesan cheese
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cook pasta according
to package directions; drain; reserve. Spray a 13 x 9
inch pan with cooking spray.
In a colander, squeeze the spinach to remove as
much liquid as possible. In a large bowl, put half of the
grated mozzarella cheese. Add all other ingredients;
stir well. Spoon into pan.
Cover with foil and bake until hot, about 15 min-
utes. Remove foil. Sprinkle remaining mozzarella
cheese on top. Bake until cheese melts, 5-10 minutes.
Yield: 8 servings
Nutritional information per serving: Calcium: 455
mg; Fat: 12 grams; Calories: 423.
Courtesy of www.WhyMilk.com


Tropical Fruit Smoothie
1-1/2 cup 1% lowfat lactose-free milk*
1 large ripe mango, peeled, seeded, chopped
1 large ripe papaya, peeled, seeded, chopped
1 7-oz. can guava nectar
3 tablespoons honey
4 ice cubes
In a blender jar, combine milk, fruit, guava nectar,
honey and ice. Process until smooth, scraping sides as
necessary. Garnish each serving with additional fruit
or papaya seeds if desired. Makes 5 servings (7 oz
each).
Nutritional facts: 150 calories, 1 g fat Calcium: 10%
DV.
*Can substitute regular milk
Courtesy of www.WhyMilk.com


Poached Salmon with Mustard-Dill Sauce
1 teaspoon olive or vegetable oil
2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots
1-1/2 cups fat free skim or 1% lowfat milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
1-1/4 pounds salmon fillet, about 1 inch thick, skin
on, out into 4 portions
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
Lemon wedges and fresh dill sprigs for garnish
In a 10-inch skillet or saut6 pan, heat oil over medi-
um heat. Add shallots and saute until softened, 30 to
60 seconds. Add milk, shallots, salt and pepper; bring
to simmer, stirring. Reduce heat to low.
Slip in salmon pieces, skin-side up; immediately
turn over. Cover and poach gently, spooning cooking
liquid over top of salmon occasionally, just until inte-
rior is opaque, 10 to 12 minutes.
With a slotted spoon, carefully transfer salmon to a
warm platter. Cover and keep warm.. In a small bowl,
mix lemon juice and cornstarch; add to poaching liquid
and cook, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened,
about 1 minute. Stir in sour cream, chopped dill and
mustard. Garnish salmon with lemon wedges and dill
sprigs. Serve with the mustard-dill sauce.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional facts: 300 calories, 17 g fat, 15% calci-
um
Courtesy of www. WhyMilk.com


Marvelicious Mac and Cheese

Makes 6 servings
2-1/2 cups fat free milk
2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni (7 ounces)
1 tablespoon butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour


3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
2 cups shredded reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 cup shredded reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese
(optional topping)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cook macaroni accord-
ing to package directions.
Meanwhile, heat milk and butter in a medium
saucepan over medium heat. Gradually whisk in flour,
salt and dry mustard and simmer for 1 minute, whisk-
ing occasionally.
Remove from heat; stir in 2 cups of cheese until
melted. Add drained macaroni to saucepan and toss
with cheese sauce. Transfer mixture to an 8- or 9-inch
square baking dish.
Bake uncovered in until hot and bubbly, about 20

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